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message 1: by [deleted user] (last edited Nov 30, 2015 10:20AM) (new)

In 2016 I want to read books I already own...that goes for challenges I join as well.

I'm reserving a lot of posts here. I doubt I'll do all of these challenges, but I want things organized...just in case.

message 2: by [deleted user] (last edited Dec 01, 2015 04:38AM) (new)



1. Spain
2. Japan
3. Norway-Sophie's World: A Novel about the History of Philosophy
4. Costa Rica
5. England

message 3: by [deleted user] (last edited Aug 20, 2016 01:49PM) (new)


1. Of Mice and Men
2. A Tale of Two Cities The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread
3. Gone with the Wind
4. A Wrinkle in Time
5. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
6. The Little Prince
7. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass-Through the Narrow Gate: A Memoir of Spiritual Discovery
8. Brave New World- Sophie's World: A Novel about the History of Philosophy
9. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
10. The Joy Luck Club- The Dante Club
11. The Diary of a Young Girl- The Diary of a Nobody
12. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Why Be Jewish?: A Testament
13. The Book Thief
14. The God of Small Things-Small Gods
15. Around the World in 80 Days
16. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time- The Ox-Bow Incident
17. The Time Traveler's Wife
18. All Quiet on the Western Front
19. The Old Man and the Sea- A Gathering of Old Men
20. Where the Red Fern Grows-Sisters Red
21. Island of the Blue Dolphins
22. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
23. Girl With a Pearl Earring
24. The Call of the Wild
25. The Good Earth

message 5: by [deleted user] (last edited Dec 10, 2015 02:13AM) (new)


1. A book based on a fairy tale
2. A National Book Award winner
3. A YA bestseller
4. A book you haven't read since high school
5. A book set in your home state
6. A book translated to English
7. A romance set in the future
8. A book set in Europe
9. A book that's under 150 pages The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories
10. A New York Times bestseller
11. A book that's becoming a movie this year
12. A book recommended by someone you just met
13. A self-improvement book
14. A book you can finish in a day
15. A book written by a celebrity
16. A political memoir
17. A book at least 100 years older than you
18. A book that's more than 600 pages
19. A book from Oprah's Book Club
20. A science-fiction novel
21. A book recommended by a family member
22. A graphic novel- Usagi Yojimbo, Vol. 1: The Ronin
23. A book that is published in 2016
24. A book with a protagonist that has your occupation
25. A book that takes place during summer
26. A book and its prequel
27. A murder mystery
28. A book written by a comedian
29. A dystopian novel
30. A book with a blue cover
31. A book of poetry
32. The first book you see in a bookstore
33. A classic from the 20th century
34. A book from the library
35. An autobiography
36. A book about a road trip
37. A book about a culture you're unfamiliar with
38. A satirical book
39. A book that takes place on an island
40. A book that's guaranteed to bring you joy

message 6: by [deleted user] (last edited Dec 10, 2015 02:13AM) (new)


2 pairs/4 books

message 8: by [deleted user] (last edited Dec 16, 2015 08:14AM) (new)


1. Read a horror book
2. Read a nonfiction book about science
3. Read a collection of essays
4. Read a book out loud to someone else
5. Read a middle grade novel
6. Read a biography (not memoir or autobiography)
7. Read a dystopian or post-apocalyptic novel
8. Read a book originally published in the decade you were born
9. Listen to an audiobook that has won an Audie Award
10. Read a book over 500 pages long
11. Read a book under 100 pages
12. Read a book by or about a person that identifies as transgender
13. Read a book that is set in the Middle East
14. Read a book by an author from Southeast Asia
15. Read a book of historical fiction set before 1900
16. Read the first book in a series by a person of color
17. Read a non-superhero comic that debuted in the last three years
18. Read a book that was adapted into a movie, then watch the movie. Debate which is better.
19. Read a nonfiction book about feminism or dealing with feminist themes
20. Read a book about religion (fiction or nonfiction)
21. Read a book about politics in your country or another (fiction or nonfiction)
22. Read a food memoir
23. Read a play
24. Read a book with a main character that has a mental illness

message 9: by [deleted user] (last edited Dec 16, 2015 08:22AM) (new)


10,000 pages

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Going for 5!

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Quarterly Challenge-Reserved

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Quarterly Challenge-Reserved

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Quarterly Challenge-Reserved

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Quarterly Challenge-Reserved

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Monthly Challenge-January

Marathon Challenge

5 books

Update 4/9/16 UGH. FAIL.

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Monthly Challenge-February

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Monthly Challenge-March

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Monthly Challenge-April

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Monthly Challenge-May

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Monthly Challenge-June

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Monthly Challenge-July

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Monthly Challenge-August

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Monthly Challenge-September

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Monthly Challenge-October

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Monthly Challenge-November

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Monthly Challenge-December

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