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message 1: by Awilda (last edited Feb 05, 2017 08:35AM) (new)

Awilda Perdomo (awifsg) | 3 comments A little late to posting my plan. But here it is. I am definitely not reading the weeks in order. I feel like on weeks where I am less busy I can read a couple books to get ahead for the weeks where I have a book with lots of pages.


The 2017 List
1. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 (link)
2. A book with at least 2 perspectives (multiple points of view)
√3. A book you meant to read in 2016 - The Sandman, Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes
The Sandman, Vol. 1 Preludes and Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman
4. A title that doesn't contain the letter "E"
5. A historical fiction
6. A book being released as a movie in 2017
7. A book with an animal on the cover or in the title
8. A book written by a person of color
9. A book in the middle of your To Be Read list
10. A dual-timeline novel
√ 11. A category from another challenge - Lies We Tell Ourselves
Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley
12. A book based on a myth
√ 13. A book recommended by one of your favorite authors - Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
14. A book with a strong female character
√ 15.A book written or set in Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland) - Pippi Longstocking
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
16. A mystery
17. A book with illustrations
18. A really long book (600+ pages)
19. A New York Times best-seller
20. A book that you've owned for a while but haven't gotten around to reading
21. A book that is a continuation of a book you've already read
22. A book by an author you haven't read before
23. A book from the BBC "The Big Read" list (link)
24. A book written by at least two authors
25. A book about a famous historical figure
26. An adventure book
27. A book by one of your favorite authors
28. A non-fiction
√ 29. A book published outside the 4 major publishing houses (Simon & Schuster; HarperCollins; Penguin Random House; Hachette Livre) - Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #1) by Jeff Kinney
30. A book from Goodreads Top 100 YA Books (link)
31. A book from a sub-genre of your favorite genre
32. A book with a long title (5+ words, excluding subtitle)
33. A magical realism novel
34. A book set in or by an author from the Southern Hemisphere
35. A book where one of the main characters is royalty
√36. A Hugo Award winner or nominee (link) - American Gods
American Gods (American Gods, #1) by Neil Gaiman
37. A book you choose randomly
38. A novel inspired by a work of classic literature
39. An epistolary fiction
40. A book published in 2017
41. A book with an unreliable narrator
42. A best book of the 21st century (so far)
√43. A book with a chilling atmosphere (scary, unsettling, cold) - The Circle
The Circle by Dave Eggers
44. A recommendation from "What Should I Read Next" (link)
45. A book with a one-word title
46. A time travel novel
47. A past suggestion that didn't win (link)
48. A banned book
49. A book from someone else's bookshelf
50. A Penguin Modern Classic - any edition
51. A collection (e.g. essays, short stories, poetry, plays)
52. A book set in a fictional location



message 2: by Awilda (last edited Feb 05, 2017 08:31AM) (new)

Awilda Perdomo (awifsg) | 3 comments JANUARY BOOKS

52 Week Challenge Books

34. A Hugo Award winner or nominee
American Gods - finished 1/16/2017
This book took longer than anticipated. Can't wait for the tv show!

15. A book written or set in Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland
Pippi Longstocking - finished 1/16/2017
I definitely chose this book because it was a really easy read. Finished it the same day.

11. A category from another challenge
Lies We Tell Ourselves - finished 1/20/2017
Probably my favorite book read in January. I think I saw the topic listed on a challenge from a Reddit post. The topic was - a book with a LGBTQ character. Boy was it more than that.

3. A book you meant to read in 2016 The Sandman, Vol. 1:
Preludes and Nocturnes
- finished 1/22/2017
I purchased this book last year because I wanted to get into graphic novels. But I got side tracked with other books and totally forgot about it.

13. A book recommended by one of your favorite authors
Of Mice and Men - finished 1/26/2017
I really can't remember which of my favorite authors recommended this. I'm leaning towards Stephen King.


Side Reads
I started reading Milk and Honey. Probably will finish in February.


message 3: by Awilda (last edited Feb 05, 2017 08:36AM) (new)

Awilda Perdomo (awifsg) | 3 comments FEBRUARY BOOKS

52 Weeks Challenge Books

43. A book with a chilling atmosphere (scary, unsettling, cold)
The Circle - finished 2/3/2017
This was definitely disturbing. Emma Watson is starring in the movie!!

29. A book published outside the 4 major publishing houses (Simon & Schuster; HarperCollins; Penguin Random House; Hachette Livre)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid - finished 2/4/2017
I've watched the movies so why not read the books? Special thanks to my nephew for lending me his copy. I have to admit, I did not check the publishing houses of all the edition. But the edition I read was definitely not published by any of the big ones.

SIDE READS
Milk and Honey - finished 2/1/2017
Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur
Okay so i've never been a fan of poetry. But as I get older, the more interested i'm becoming. On that noted, my next side read is also a book of poems.

Started reading The Art of Letting Go: Learning to Love Myself Through Poems of Betrayal, Healing, and Forgiveness.
This author is from my neighborhood. Why not support local artists? I should finish it really soon.


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