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Jan 02, 2017 03:49AM

12544 Book Addicts Monthly Reading Challenge January 2017

Start Date: 1/1/2017
End Date: 1/31/2017

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Dec 29, 2016 10:09PM

12544 Hooray! My list is now completed. Boy, there's a lot of blue covers. :D
Dec 22, 2016 09:06PM

12544 Reserved
Dec 22, 2016 09:06PM

12544 My Booklist At A Glance

Book List for 2017
Ripper by Isabel Allende To The Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey News of the World by Paulette Jiles Eligible A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice (The Austen Project, #4) by Curtis Sittenfeld The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff The Wonder by Emma Donoghue Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian Faithful by Alice Hoffman The Lemoncholy Life of Annie Aster by Scott Wilbanks

Alternates
The Shed That Fed a Million Children The Extraordinary Story of Mary’s Meals by Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow Hidden Figures The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Dec 22, 2016 09:06PM

12544 My Book List for 2017
Books Read: 0

1. Ripper by Isabel Allende
2. To The Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey
3. News of the World by Paulette Jiles
4. Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice by Curtis Sittenfield
5. The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg
6. Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
7. The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler
8. The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff
9. The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
10. Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian
11. Faithful by Alice Hoffman
12. The Lemoncholy Life of Annie Aster by Scott Wilbanks

Alternates
1. The Shed That Fed a Million Children: The Extraordinary Story of Mary’s Meals by Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow
2. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
3. Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
4. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Dec 01, 2016 03:11AM

12544 I nominate The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin The Swans of Fifth Avenue


and I second Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Homegoing
Apr 01, 2016 08:49AM

12544 Book Addicts Reading Challenge April 2016

Start Date: 4/1/2016
End Date: 4/30/2016

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Feb 01, 2016 07:16AM

12544 Book Addicts Reading Challenge February 2016
Start Date: 2/1/2016 - End Date: 2/29/2016

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+10 bonus points
- Read a book with a cover that is at least 50% red, pink, or white (or combines all three colors!)
- Read any romance novel.
- Read a book that you got from your library.
- Read a book that deals with freedom, fight for the rights and civil movements.
- Reread a book that you haven’t read in at least four years.

+25 bonus points
- Read a book that features sports of any kind. (add +10 points if the sport is American football)
- Read a book about monkeys or that has a monkey on the cover.
- Read a book that deals with friendship
- Read a book that deals with Chinese/Asian culture, or has fireworks on the cover.
- Read a book that has ashes on the cover or title, in any form.
- Read a book that deals with religion.
- Read a book about animals/has animals as main characters (add 10+ points if it’s a Ground Hog)

+50 bonus points
- Read any book by a black author.
- Read a book about Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, or Big Bopper OR a book that features a plane crash.
- Read a book that deals with African-American Civil Rights Movements, equality, acceptance, racism and/or xenophobia (add 10+ points if it’s an autobiography/biography).
- Read a book that deals with politics and presidents (add 10+ points if it’s a biography
Dec 03, 2015 08:10AM

12544 I nominate A Crack in the Edge of the World by Simon Winchester
Dec 01, 2015 12:28AM

12544 I like your list. Enjoy!
Nov 29, 2015 09:09PM

12544 Nice Choices! Enjoy!
Nov 29, 2015 08:56PM

12544 I love your choices. Have a fun year of reading. :)
Nov 29, 2015 08:42PM

12544 Hooray! My list is finished! :)
Nov 29, 2015 10:25AM

12544 Reserved
Nov 29, 2015 10:23AM

12544 reserved
Nov 29, 2015 10:22AM

12544 My Booklist at a glance

Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo The Glass Kitchen A Novel of Sisters by Linda Francis Lee City of Women by David R. Gillham Guests on Earth by Lee Smith Hard Times by Charles Dickens Prince Lestat (The Vampire Chronicles, #11) by Anne Rice At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen The Wright Brothers by David McCullough The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton China Dolls by Lisa See

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One Thousand Gifts A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are by Ann Voskamp Winter (The Lunar Chronicles, #4) by Marissa Meyer Landline by Rainbow Rowell I Shall be Near to You by Erin Lindsay McCabe
Nov 29, 2015 10:22AM

12544 My Book List for 2016
Books Read: 8

✔ 1. Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson (1/7/16) ★★★★
2. The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo
✔ 3. The Glass Kitchen: A Novel of Sisters by Linda Francis Lee (3/11/16) 3.5 ★★★
✔ 4. City of Women by David R. Gillman (4/8/16) ★★
✔ 5. Guests on Earth by Lee Smith (5/12/16) ★★★★
✔ 6. Hard Times by Charles Dickens (7/8/16) ★★★★
✔ 7. Prince Lestat by Anne Rice (11/14/16) 3.5 ★★★
8. At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen
9. The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
10. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
11. The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
12. China Dolls by Lisa See

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1. One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are by Ann VosKamp
✔2. Winter by Marissa Meyer (12/27/16) ★★★★
✔ 3. Landline by Rainbow Rowell (11/12/16) 3.5 ★★★
4. I Shall be Near to You by Erin Lindsay Mc Cabe
May 01, 2015 04:24PM

12544 Book Addicts Reading Challenge May 2015

Start Date: 5/1/2015
End Date: 5/31/2015

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Jan 11, 2015 11:19PM

Jan 02, 2015 08:35AM

12544 Book Addicts Reading Challenge January 2015
Start Date: 1/1/2015 - End Date: 1/31/2015

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