For Reading Addicts Reading Challenge 2020 – May

This year’s challenge is proving more popular than ever, thank you all for joining in, We hope you’re all finding it helpful at this difficult time. We’ve had lots of posts on the reading group page and many members have managed 3 or more books. Thank you all for sharing.

May’s categories are:-


Read a book by an author whose name begins with E or U. Here are just a few examples;

Anne Enright, Bernadine Evaristo, Ben Elton, Nora Ephron, Gavin Extence.

Brady Udall, Lisa Unger, John Updike, Jean Ure, Alison Uttley.


Listen to an audiobook – here are just a few suggestions from Cwts Club Discussion Group:

The Harry Potter Series – J.K. Rowling

These well-loved stories were mentioned several times not least because they are narrated by Stephen Fry, who has the most wonderful reading voice.

The Harry Potter Series

Mythos – Stephen Fry

Narrated by the author, recommended again for the simple reason that… Stephen Fry


Alan Cumming – Not My Father’s Son

A beloved star of stage and screen, Alan Cumming’s life and career have been shaped by a complex and dark family past – full of troubled memories, kept buried away. But then an unexpected phone call from his long-estranged father brought the pain of the past hurtling back into the present, and unravelled everything he thought he knew about himself.

Not My Father’s Son

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Watership Down – Richard Adams

This classic children’s story is narrated by Peter Capaldi, another voice that will be recognised by many and makes this wonderful book even more enjoyable.

Watership Down

Coraline – Neil Gaiman

This well know story again narrated by the author whose voice is much loved by many. It was a general consensus that anything read by Neil Gaiman was bound to be good.


Other suggestions include Becoming by Michele Obama, Bernard Cornwell’s Saxon Tales, The Gown by Jennifer Robson, Sally Field’s In Pieces and Robert B. Parker books read by Joe Mantegna.

From For Reading Addicts see also:

10 YA Audio Books to Listen to on Spotify

My Love Affair with Audio Books



Read a book by an author whose name begins with E or U and listen to an audiobook.

Pick a book from our list, mail order from your local bookstore, download on an e-reader, use your local library to download an audiobook, check Spotify, or if you’re not a member, try a free trial with Audible.

We hope you enjoy this year’s challenge. Don’t forget to share what you are reading in our Cwts Club Discussion Group.

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