Top Reads from the Winter Reading Challenge

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The 3rd annual Winter Reading Challenge ended on Feb. 28th. We had 61 Challengers (from 27 campus departments) read 285 titles within the 10 categories, plus 188 “other” books logged. You can view the categories below. Don't be bummed you missed this reading challenge! The Summer Reading Challenge starts on May 8th.

Here are the books read by three or more Winter Reading Challengers:

Kindred by Octavia Butler (Sci-fi category)

The Death of Jabez Chew by Sally Bossom (Creative Writing category)

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn  (Student Book Club's category)

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg   (Nostalgia category)

Taste: My Life Through Food by Stanley Tucci (Reader's Digest category) book on order

Sitting Pretty: The View From My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body by Rebekah Taussig (FUSA's Diversity & Inclusion Board's category) book on order

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo (DEI Book Club category)

Book Lovers by Emily Henry (Stag Read: Book Recommendations guide category) book on order

The Rhino Suit by Colter Jackson  (One Book One Town category)

I Keep Trying to Catch His Eye by Ivan Maisel (One Book One Town category)