A general philosophy I grew up with is that if you want to become smarter, read more. Currently, I'm pretty "stupid" when it comes to Spanish. Today, I had two out of three classes that I will be taking at the university, and wowerz, it's going to be a rough couple of weeks! So in order to help me chug along this process of learning a new language, I thought I might set a goal of reading a novel in Español while I am in Madrid. Maybe this is cheating, but I'm thinking of re-reading a book I have read in English in Spanish.
Some trending ideas are:
Harry Potter series
And...that's about all I've got. Haha. But in my defense, that is still 11 books!