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message 1: by Dominique (last edited Aug 01, 2016 09:26AM) (new)

Dominique  | 805 comments I SPY: BOOK TITLES EDITION
Duration: January 1 - December 31, 2016

14/25

1. Of Mice and Men
The Fishermen 02/29/16

2. A Tale of Two Cities
/The Thirteenth Tale 03/17/16

3. Gone with the Wind
Gone for Good 04/21/16

4. A Wrinkle in Time
A Murder in Time 07/06/16

5. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Brooklyn 01/09/16

6. The Little Prince
A Little Life A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara 05/13/16

7. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
Wonderland Wonderland by Jennifer Hillier

8. Brave New World
We Need New Names We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

9. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Dreamstrider Dreamstrider by Lindsay Smith

10. The Joy Luck Club
The Midnight Club The Midnight Club by James Patterson

11. The Diary of a Young Girl
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl 04/09/16

12. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Bird Box 02/16/16

13. The Book Thief
The Book of Night Women The Book of Night Women by Marlon James

14. The God of Small Things
Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things Furiously Happy A Funny Book About Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson

15. Around the World in 80 Days.
Men of the Otherworld 05/01/16

16. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
A Murder in Time 07/06/16

17. The Time Traveler's Wife
The 19th Wife The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff

18. All Quiet on the Western Front
Storm Front Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher

19. The Old Man and the Sea
A Man Called Ove 06/13/16

20. Where the Red Fern Grows
The Redbreast 05/24/16

21. Island of the Blue Dolphins
Shutter Island Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane

22. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

23. Girl With a Pearl Earring
The Girl in the Spider's Web 01/03/15

24. The Call of the Wild
Wild Seed Wild Seed (Patternmaster, #1) by Octavia E. Butler

25. The Good Earth
All Good Deeds 04/23/16


message 2: by Jannene (new)

Jannene | 546 comments I was thinking about doing this challenge but it looks a little tough.


message 3: by Dominique (new)

Dominique  | 805 comments Jannene wrote: "I was thinking about doing this challenge but it looks a little tough."

I know but I still want to do it even if I don't finishe it.


message 4: by Dominique (last edited Dec 02, 2016 10:29AM) (new)

Dominique  | 805 comments AROUND THE WORLD IN BOOKS
Duration: January 1 - December 31, 2016

10/10

1. UK: Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsJ.K. Rowling 01/19/16
2. Norway: Blood on Snow Jo Nesbø 01/15/16
3. US: We Were Liars 06/18/16
4. Canada: At the Water's Edge Sara Gruen 03/09/16
5.Nigeria: The Fishermen Chigozie Obioma 02/29/16
6.Australia: The Husband's Secret Liane Moriarty 04/14/16
7. Sweden: The Girl in the Spider's WebDavid Lagercrantz 01/03/15
8. Ireland Colm TóibínBrooklyn 01/09/16
9. Italy: Elena Ferrante - My Brilliant Friend 03/24/16
10. Portugal: Blindness by José Saramago 09/20/16


message 6: by Dominique (last edited Dec 02, 2016 10:42AM) (new)

Dominique  | 805 comments POPSUGAR 2016 READING CHALLENGE
Duration: January 1 - December 31, 2016

21/39

1. A book based on a fairy tale
The Looking Glass Wars The Looking Glass Wars (The Looking Glass Wars, #1) by Frank Beddor

2. A National Book Award winner
The Corrections The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

3. A YA bestseller
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 01/19/16

4. A book you haven't read since high school
The World According to Garp The World According to Garp by John Irving

5. A book set in your home state
Last Night in Montreal Last Night in Montreal by Emily St. John Mandel

6. A book translated to English
The Bat The Bat (Harry Hole, #1) by Jo Nesbø 02/10/16

7. A romance set in the future
Warm Bodies Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies, #1) by Isaac Marion 02/08/16

8. A book set in Europe
The Girl in the Spider's Web The Girl in the Spider's Web (Millennium, #4) by David Lagercrantz 01/03/15

9. A book that's under 150 pages
Final Assignment 02/19/16

10. A New York Times bestseller
The Goldfinch 01/28/16

11. A book that's becoming a movie this year
Eleanor & Park Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell 04/05/16

12. A book recommended by someone you just met
Night Mara Night Mara (The West Coast, #1) by Romina D'Alessandro (rec by Katrina)

13. A self-improvement book

14. A book you can finish in a day
Heart of Darkness 02/23/16

15. A book written by a celebrity
Yes Please 04/11/16 Yes Please by Amy Poehler

16. A political memoir
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban I Am Malala The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai

17. A book at least 100 years older than you
The Count of Monte Cristo The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas 07/21/16

18. A book that's more than 600 pages
The Passage The Passage (The Passage, #1) by Justin Cronin 11/30/16

19. A book from Oprah's Book Club
Freedom Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

20. A science-fiction novel
Never Let Me Go Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro 02/26/16

21. A book recommended by a family member
The 33: Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free The 33 Deep Down Dark The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free by Héctor Tobar

22. A graphic novel
Batman: The Killing Joke Batman The Killing Joke by Alan Moore

23. A book that is published in 2016
Far From True 02/21/16

24. A book with a protagonist that has your occupation
Too Big to Miss Too Big to Miss (An Odelia Grey Mystery, #1) by Sue Ann Jaffarian

25. A book that takes place during summer
A Little Life A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara 05/13/16

26. A book and its prequel
Fairest Fairest (The Lunar Chronicles, #3.5) by Marissa Meyer Winter Winter (The Lunar Chronicles, #4) by Marissa Meyer

27. A murder mystery
Gone for Good 04/21/16

28. A book written by a comedian
Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling

29. A dystopian novel
Angelfall Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1) by Susan Ee 03/29/16

30. A book with a blue cover
The Truth According to Us The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows 02/22/16

31. A book of poetry
The Raven and other poems The Raven and other poems by Edgar Allan Poe 03/17/16

32. The first book you see in a bookstore
A Beauty A Beauty by Connie Gault

33. A classic from the 20th century
A Prayer for Owen Meany 04/06/16

34. A book from the library (TBR) The Dragon's Path 01/28/16

35. An autobiography Not My Father's Son Not My Father's Son (Unabridged Audiobook) by Alan Cumming

36. A book about a road trip
The Price of Salt The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith

37. A book about a culture you're unfamiliar with
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

38. A satirical book
Infinite Jest Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

39. A book that takes place on an island We Were Liars We Were Liars by E. Lockhart 06/18/16

40. A book that's guaranteed to bring you joy
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch Good Omens The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett


message 8: by Dominique (last edited Dec 02, 2016 10:44AM) (new)

Dominique  | 805 comments RECOMMENDED BY READING CHALLENGERS
Duration: January 1 - December 31, 2016

7/10

1.The Thirteenth Tale 03/17/16
2.The Passage 11/30/16
3.My Sister's Keeper
4.Radiance of Tomorrow
5.Me and Earl and the Dying Girl 04/09/16
6.Hollow City
7.The Count of Monte Cristo 07/21/16
8.The Goldfinch 01/28/16
9.Eleanor & Park 04/05/16
10.Never Let Me Go 02/26/16


message 9: by Dominique (last edited Jul 11, 2016 04:44AM) (new)

Dominique  | 805 comments A TO Z CHALLENGE -- CHARACTER EDITION
Duration: January 1, through December 31, 2016.

22/26

A Addison Stone The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone 01/10/16
B Catherine Bennett Sawbones 01/22/16
C Richard Chapman The Guest Room 01/17/16
D Theodore Decker The Goldfinch 01/2/16
E - Evan Smoak - Orphan X 02/12/16
F - Lacey Flint - Now You See Me 03/04/16
G Hermione Granger Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 01/19/16
H Honour Houston Beauty -01/14/16
I - Ian Murray - Outlander 05/10/16
J Olav Johansen - Blood on Snow 01/17/16
K Khalid The Wrath and the Dawn 01/07/16
L - Eilis Lacey Sawbones 01/22/16
M Mark Watney - The Martian 01/08/16
N Nicola Fairweather - The Tennis Party 05/04/16
O - Joe O'Brien - Inside the O'Briens 02/03/16
P Charlie Parker Dark Hollow – 01/13/16
Q
R - Macon Ravewood
S - Lisbeth Salander The Girl in the Spider's Web 01/03/15
T Jeffrey Tolliver - Indelible 01/24/16
U
V - Vida Winter - The Thirteenth Tale 03/17/16
W Ethan Wate - Beautiful Creatures 01/05/15
X
Y - Yvaine - Stardust 02/05/16
Z


message 10: by Dominique (last edited Dec 02, 2016 10:40AM) (new)

Dominique  | 805 comments LET'S TURN PAGES CHALLENGE
Duration: January 1 – December 31, 2016
40 533/40 000

January 2016

1- The Girl in the Spider's Web 01/03/15 400 p.
2- Beautiful Creatures 01/05/15 563p.
3- The Wrath and the Dawn 01/07/16 388p.
4- The Martian 01/08/15 369 pages
5- Brooklyn 01/09/16 262 pages
6- The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone 01/10/16 256 pages
7- Dark Hollow – 01/13/16 504p.
8- Beauty -01/14/16 256p.
9-The Guest Room (336 pages)
10-Blood on Snow (207 pages)
11- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 341 pages 01/19/16
12- Sawbones 01/22/16 304p
13. Indelible 01/24/16 374p
14. The Dragon's Path 01/28/16 464p
15. The Goldfinch 01/28/16 773p



February 2016

16- Broken Promise 02/01/16 484p.
17- Inside the O'Briens 02/03/16 343p.
18- Stardust 02/05/16 250p.
19- The Killing Kind 02/07/16 436.
20- Alex + Ada, Vol. 1 02/08/16 128p.
21- Warm Bodies (239)
22- The Bat (339)
23- Orphan X (368)
24- Beautiful Darkness 02/15/16 503p.
25- Faithless 02/16/16 549p.
26- Bird Box 02/16/16 272p.
27- Final Assignment 02/19/16 100p.
28- Far From True 02/21/16 480p.
29- Alex + Ada, Vol. 2 02/21/16 128p.
30- [ book:Alex + Ada, Vol. 3|25624966] 02/22/16 136p.
31- The Truth According to Us 02/22/16 486p.
32- Twelve Years a Slave 02/22/16 225p
33- Heart of Darkness 02/23/16 200p.
34- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 02/25/16 435p.
35- Never Let Me Go 02/26/16 288p.
37- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time 02/27/16 226p.
38- The Fishermen 02/29/16 304p.

March 2016

39- Room 03/03/16 321p
40- Now You See Me 03/04/16 400p
41- The Graveyard Book 03/05/16 312p.
42- Tell the Wolves I'm Home 03/06/16 360p.
43 - At the Water's Edge 03/09/16 348p.
44- Cockroaches 03/09/16 368p.
45- Triptych 03/13/16 - 393p.
46-The White Road 03/15/16 503p.
47- Beloved 03/15/16 32p.
48- The Tell-Tale Heart 03/16/16 25p.
49- The Raven 03/16/16 64p.
50- The Thirteenth Tale 03/17/16 406p.
51- The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe 03/20/16 206p.
52- Memory House 03/20/16 178p.
53- Giovanni's Room: 03/21/16 159p.
54- Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands: 03/21/16 288p.
55- Pretty Baby: 03/23/16 380p.
56- My Brilliant Friend 03/24/16 331p.
57- If Snow Hadn't Fallen: 03/25/16 89p.
58- Angelfall: 03/29/16 288p.
59- Dead Scared: 03/30/16 384p.

April

60- Saga #1: 04/02/16 48p.
61- Eleanor & Park: 04/05/16 328p.
62- A Prayer for Owen Meany 04/06/16 547 p.
63- Green Hills of Africa 04/07/16 200 p.
64- Me and Earl and the Dying Girl 04/09/16 295 p.
65- Dirty White Boys 04/09/16 496p.
66- Yes Please 04/11/16 329p.
67- The Black Angel 04/14/16 576p.
68- The Husband's Secret 04/14/16 396p.
69- Beyond Reach 04/20/16 404p.
70 - Gone for Good 04/21/16 432p
71- Boyfriend From Hell 04/22/16 260p.
72- All Good Deeds 04/23/16 310p.
73 -The Selection 04/25/16 336p.
74 -The Elite 04/27/16 336p.
75- Like This, For Ever 04/29/16 400p.
76 - The One 04/30/16 323p.

May 2016

77 - Men of the Otherworld 05/01/16 369p.
78 - Elizabeth Is Missing 05/03/16 320p.
79 - The Tennis Party 05/04/16 336p.
80- Solitude Creek 05/08/16 600p.
81- Outlander 05/10/16 850p
82- A Little Life 05/13/16 720p
83- The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry 05/17/16 272p
84 - A Dark and Twisted Tide 05/23/16 448p
85- The Redbreast 05/24/16 519p
86- Fractured 05/26/16 388p.
87- Beautiful Chaos 05/31/16 516p.

June 2016

88- Soulless 06/02/16 365p
89- The Unquiet 06/04/16 418p.
90- Dark Horse 06/06/16 557p
91 - Fool Me Once 06/07/16 387p
92- The Amber Project 06/0816 340p
93 - A Man Called Ove 06/13/16 337p
94 - Undone 06/15/16 436p
95 - Fangirl 06/16/16 445p
96 - The Reapers 06/17/16 453p
97 - We Were Liars 06/18/16 242
98 - Broken 06/24/16 398p
99 - And Then You Die 06/25/16 352p
100 - The Lovers 06/25/16 341p
101 - Hidden Bodies 06/28/16 448p
102- Deal Breaker 06/29/16 339p

July 2016

103 - Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal 07/05/16 399p
104- A Murder in Time 07/06/16 498p
105 - The Nest 07/06/16 368p
106- The Watchman 07/07/16 304p
107- The South 07/08/16 243p.
108 - Fallen 07/13/16 387p.
109 - Postmortem 07/14/16 342p
110- Trans-Sister Radio 07/18/16 342p.
111- Beautiful Disaster 07/20/16 319p.
112 - The Count of Monte Cristo 07/21/16 1276p.


message 11: by Dominique (last edited Dec 02, 2016 10:47AM) (new)

Dominique  | 805 comments THE LISTOPIA CHALLENGE
Duration: January 1st - December 31st, 2016

12/25

Best Crime & Mystery Books
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...
1.The Count of Monte Cristo 07/21/16
2.Rules of Prey]
3.Tell No One
4.Gone for Good 04/21/16
5.Caught

TO DIE FOR 2000 - 2015 STAND-ALONES
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...
1.My Sister's Keeper
2.The Sweet Gum Tree
3.Outlander 05/10/16
4.Warm Bodies 02/10/16
5.The Goldfinch 01/28/16


Big Fat Books Worth the Effort
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/3...
1.A Prayer for Owen Meany 04/06/16
2.Dragonfly in Amber
3.The Thirteenth Tale 03/17/16
4.Voyager
5.The Passage 11/30/16

Werewolves, Vampires, Angels, Faeries, and Ghosts! OH MY!
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...
1.City of Ashes
2.City of Glass
3.Soulless 06/01/16
4.Changeless
5.Angelfall 03/29/16

Bests book ever
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...
1.Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
2.City of Fallen Angels
3.Never Let Me Go 02/26/16
4.Infinite Jest
5.Room 03/04/16


message 12: by Dominique (last edited Dec 02, 2016 10:33AM) (new)

Dominique  | 805 comments BOOK RIOT'S READ HARDER CHALLENGE
Duration: January 1st - December 31st 2016

11/24

1. Read horror book
The Passage The Passage (The Passage, #1) by Justin Cronin 11/30/16

2. Read a nonfiction book about science
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

3. Read a collection of essays
Naked Naked by David Sedaris

4. Read a book out loud to someone else

5. Read a middle grade novel
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 01/19/16

6. Read a biography
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo The Black Count Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss

7. Read a dystopian or post-apocalyptic novel
Never Let Me Go Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro 02/26/16

8. Read a book originally published in the decade you were born
Beauty Beauty A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast by Robin McKinley (1978) 01/14/16

9. Audiobook that has won an Audie Award
The Graveyard Book The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman 03/05/16

10. Book over 500 pages
The Goldfinch 01/28/16


11. Book under 100 pages
Final Assignment 02/19/16

12. Book by or about a person that identifies as transgender
Trans-Sister Radio Trans-Sister Radio by Chris Bohjalian 07/18/16

13. Book set in the Middle East
The Wrath and the Dawn The Wrath & the Dawn (The Wrath & the Dawn, #1) by Renee Ahdieh 01/07/16

14. Book by an author from Southeast Asia
Crazy Rich Asians Crazy Rich Asians (Crazy Rich Asians #1) by Kevin Kwan by Kevin Kwan

15. Historical fiction set before 1900
Soulless Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger

16. First book in a series by a person of color
Wild Seed Wild Seed (Patternmaster, #1) by Octavia E. Butler

17. Non-superhero comic that debuted in the last three years
Alex + Ada, Vol. 1 Alex + Ada, Vol. 1 by Jonathan Luna 02/08/16

18. Book that was adapted into a movie, then watch the movie. Debate which is better.
Warm Bodies Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies, #1) by Isaac Marion 02/10/16

19. Nonfiction book about feminism or dealing with feminist themes
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban I Am Malala The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai

20. Book about religion (fiction or nonfiction)
The 19th Wife The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff

21. Book about politics in your country or another (fiction or nonfiction)
The Prince The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli

22. Food memoir
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly Kitchen Confidential Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain

23. A play
Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

24. Book with a main character that has a mental illness.
We Were Liars We Were Liars by E. Lockhart 06/18/16


message 13: by Dominique (last edited Dec 02, 2016 10:23AM) (new)

Dominique  | 805 comments 1st Quarter Challenge: Box Sets
Jan 1st-March 31st 2016

6/6

Books that should be read at least once

1-The Count of Monte Cristo 07/21/16
2-Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 01/19/16
3-A Prayer for Owen Meany 04/06/16

Dystopian

1-The Passage 11/30/16
2-Angelfall 03/29/16
3-Warm Bodies 02/10/16


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