Welcome to the last quarter of the 2016 Summer Reading Challenge! Looking for a home-stretch read? Choose a theme flexible enough to include a type of book you already like. Category B is Read a Book Published in the Decade You Were Born, and it offers all sorts of options.
1. Match your favorites: Do you like mysteries, romances, or another specific flavor of story? Find out what was being written in that genre when you were young. We can help!
2. Educate yourself: Choose something from that decade’s bestsellers list or that is now taught as a modern classic.
3. Made into a movie: Books-to-movies aren’t a new phenomenon. Look at famous films from your birth decade and connect a few to their original novels.
4. Browse a sampling : Below are lists for each decade to give you a place to start. Click through and find a book that entered the world around the time you did.