2024 Reading Challenge

STORYBOOK COVE is joining several Massachusetts independent bookstores and many libraries as reading partners with the Massachusetts Center for the Book to encourage people to join the 2024 Reading Challenge!

Watch this page and our Instagram and Facebook pages -- we will let you know what the staff at Storybook Cove is reading!  Let us know you have joined the challenge and what you are reading!

12 Months 12 Books

Each month, click on the appropriate block to see suggestions and what we are reading.

january - A book you read years ago that you may feel differently about nowFebruary - A book with a color in the titleMarch  A book whose protagonist has a different culture or lifestyle from youApril  A book about nature, the environment, or climate change

May   A graphic NovelJune  A book that inspired a film or television seriesJuly  A book by an author born outside of the United StatesAugust  A book whose title starts with the same letter as your birthday month

September   A debut book by a Massachusetts authorOctober  A book about a time in history you'd like to know more about November  A relaxing, soul-soothing bookDecember  A well-reviewed book in your least favorite genre 

How the challenge works:

  • Choose a book that fits the monthly challenge.

  • After you read, fill out this form (on Massachusetss Center for the Book website) to tell them about the book.

    • Using their submission manager, you will be able to log in and access the entries you’ve logged throughout the year.

    • Dedicated readers will be invited to a year-end celebration hosted by Mass Center for the Book.

    • If you read a book in each of the 12 months, you will be entered in a drawing to win 1 of 2 totes filled with books.

    • New this year! They will be drawing two names on the last day of each month to win a free book! Make sure you get those entries in before the end of the month.