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message 1: by Kristina (last edited Aug 31, 2016 11:59AM) (new)

Kristina | 21 comments This is the first time I've taken part in a reading challenge. I expect that my list will change and grow as the year progresses.

**The 2016 List**

1*. A book you meant to read in 2015, but didn't: The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle

2*. A book set in a different continent (New Zealand, Oceania): In the Land of the Long White Cloud

3*. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 (winner or nominated): Nominated in Historical Fiction category - In the Unlikely Event

4*. A book by an author you discovered in 2015: Hilary Mantel - Bring Up the Bodies

5. A book with a title beginning with the 1st letter of your name: K - Katherine (Previous options were: Kaleidoscope or The Kiss)

6. The highest rated on your TBR: Into the Fire

7. A book about books: The Year of Reading Dangerously: How Fifty Great Books (and Two Not-So-Great Ones) Saved My Life

8. A classic book with less than 200 pages: The Great Gatsby

9. A book that was mentioned in another book: TBD

10. A book by an author you feel you should have read by now: Louisa May Alcott - Little Women

11*. A book from the Rory Gilmore challenge: The Five People You Meet in Heaven

12. A childhood classic: Treasure Island

13*. Reader’s Choice: Moving

14*. A book with one of the five W’s -or H in the title (Who/What/Where/When/Why/How): The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared. (Original choice was:The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules)

15. A book set in the past (more than 100 years ago): Katherine

16*. A book from the top 100 mystery novels: Before I Go to Sleep

17. A book with a beautiful cover: TBC

18*. A book on a summer/beach reading list - 'Women's Day: 28 Summer beach reads you won't be able to put down': The Girl on the Train

19. A non-fiction book: Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People

20*. A book with a first name in the title: Elizabeth is Missing

21. A book from the Goodreads Recommendations page: Dissolution

22*. The first book in a new to you series: Shadow and Bone (Original choice:The White Queen)

23. The next book in a series you are reading: The Red Queen

24*. A "between the numbers" book of a series (0.5, 1,5, 2.5, etc.): The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner

25*. A book whose main character is in a profession that interests you: Psychotherapy - A Daughter's Secret

26. A book everyone is talking about: TBD

27. A book with a beautiful title (in your own opinion): The Peach Keeper

28. A biography, autobiography, or memoir: Rage To Survive: The Etta James Story

29*. A book by an author who writes under more than one name J. K. Rowling (a.k.a: Robert Galbraith): Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

30. A fairytale from a culture other than your own (Chinese folklore): Starry River of the Sky

31. A work of young adult fiction: Far From You

32. A historical fiction book: The White Queen

33. The 16th book on your TBR:

34. A book about mental illness: Sane New World: Taming The Mind (Original choice:The Emotionally Absent Mother: A Guide to Self-Healing and Getting the Love You Missed)

35. An award winning book: TBD

36. An identity book - a book about a different culture, religion or sexual orientation: The Kite Runner

37*. A book that you've seen the movie of but haven't read: Stardust

38. A book about an anti hero: Madame Bovary

39*. A previous suggestion that did not make it into the list: #47 A popular book for the "2015 Reading Challenge" - Big Little Lies

40. A novella from your favorite genre (historical fiction): Ethan Frome

41*. A book about a major world event (fiction or non-fiction): The Cold War: History in an Hour

42. A top 100 fantasy novel: The Time Traveler's Wife

43*. A book about a thing that goes bump in the night: Frankenstein

44. A book you're embarrassed to read in public: Twilight

45*. A book related to a hobby or passion you have: Sewing - A Spool of Blue Thread

46. A crime story: An Evil Shadow

47. A book with a type of food/drink in the title: Blackberry Wine

48. A dystopia: The Man in the High Castle

49. A book with a great opening line: Pride and Prejudice

50. A book originally written in a language other than English (Spanish): The Shadow of the Wind

51. A short story from a well-known author: TBD

52*. A book published in 2016: Eligible


message 2: by Kristina (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #25. A book whose main character is in a profession that interests you: Psychotherapy - A Daughter's Secret. Read: 11/01/2016 - 17/01/2016


message 3: by Kristina (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #4. A book by an author you discovered in 2015: Hilary Mantel - Bring Up the Bodies. Read: 19/01/2016 - 20/02/2016


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Kristina | 21 comments #24. A "between the numbers" book of a series: Twilight Saga 3.5 - The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner. Read: 06/02/2016 - 07/02/2016


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Kristina | 21 comments #37. A book that you've seen the movie of but haven't read - Stardust. Read: 07/02/2016 - 15/02/2016


message 6: by Kristina (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #2. A book set in a different continent (New Zealand, Oceania) - In the Land of the Long White Cloud. Read: 15/02/2016 - 01/03/2016


message 7: by Kristina (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #16. A book from the top 100 mystery novels - Before I Go to Sleep. Read: 21/02/2016 - 10/03/2016


message 8: by Kristina (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #14. A book with one of the 5 W's (Who) - The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared. Read: 21/03/2016 - 30/03/2016


message 9: by Kristina (last edited Apr 26, 2016 12:27PM) (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #13. Readers Choice - Moving. Read: 10/04/2016 - 25/04/2016


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Kristina | 21 comments #11. A book from the Rory Gilmore Challenge - The Five People You Meet in Heaven. Read: 27/05/2016 - 27/05/2016


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Kristina | 21 comments #20. A book with a first name in the title - Elizabeth is Missing. Read: 30/03/2016 - 20/04/2016


message 12: by Kristina (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #1. A book you meant to read in 2015 but didn't - The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle. Read: 26/04/2016 - 29/04/2016


message 13: by Kristina (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #45. A book related to a hobby or passion you have [sewing] - A Spool of Blue Thread. Read: 30/04/2016 - 25/05/2016


message 14: by Kristina (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #52. A book published in 2016 - Eligible. Read: 25/05/2016 - 26/05/2016


message 15: by Kristina (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #39. A previous suggestion that didn't make it into the 2016 list [#47. A popular book for the "2015 Reading Challenge"] - Big Little Lies. Read: 29/05/2016 - 20/06/2016


message 16: by Kristina (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #41. A book about a major world event - The Cold War: History in an Hour. Read: 30/06/2016 - 30/06/2016


message 17: by Kristina (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #43. A book about a thing that goes bump in the night - Frankenstein. Read: 30/06/2016 - 03/07/2016


message 18: by Kristina (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #3. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 [Nominated in historical fiction category] - In the Unlikely Event. Read: 03/07/2016 - 10/08/2016


message 19: by Kristina (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #18. A book on a summer/beach reading list [Women's Day: 28 Summer beach reads you won't be able to put down] - The Girl on the Train. Read: 06/07/2016 - 11/07/2016


message 20: by Kristina (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #22. The first book in a new to you series - Shadow and Bone. Read: 25/07/2016 - 27/07/2016


message 21: by Kristina (new)

Kristina | 21 comments #29. A book by an author who writes under more than one name [J.K.Rowling aka. Robert Galbraith] - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Read: 02/08/2016 - 03/08/2016


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