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message 1: by Ranmali (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments This is the first time I'm joining the reading challenge. I've picked a modest goal of 24 books. :) My plan is to try to read 2 books per month, one fiction and one non-fiction.

I'm on track to complete 10 books by the end of May!


message 2: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Grønsund (gullita) | 3273 comments Welcome Ranmali. Great goal!
I'm trying to include more non-fiction in my reading as well so I look forward to seeing what you'll be picking up :)

Best of luck and happy reading.


message 3: by Ranmali (last edited May 29, 2017 12:25AM) (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Titles I've read so far ...

Fiction
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Something Fresh (Blandings Castle, #1) by P.G. Wodehouse
Ulysses by James Joyce - This one took forever!
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak - Loved this book!

Non-fiction
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg - Gives some amazing insights into our habits
Rework by Jason Fried
The 80/20 Principle by Richard Koch


message 4: by Ranmali (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Lisa wrote: "Welcome Ranmali. Great goal!
I'm trying to include more non-fiction in my reading as well so I look forward to seeing what you'll be picking up :)

Best of luck and happy reading."


Thank you Lisa! I've posted the titles I read so far. Hope you find something interesting. Happy reading!


message 5: by Ranmali (last edited Jun 01, 2017 06:08AM) (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Completed book #10 - The Elephant Vanishes by Haruki Murakami https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9...


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Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Completed book #11 - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...


message 7: by Ranmali (last edited Jun 18, 2017 11:41PM) (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Halfway through my reading goal!
Completed book #12 - Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8...


message 8: by Ranmali (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Completed book #13 - Business Adventures by John Brooks
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...


message 9: by Ranmali (last edited Aug 02, 2017 04:00AM) (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Completed book #14 - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


message 10: by Ranmali (last edited Oct 19, 2017 04:29AM) (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments I have fallen behind on my schedule and need to catch up!

Completed books #15 and #16

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9...


message 11: by Ranmali (last edited Oct 25, 2017 05:04AM) (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Completed book #17 - The White Queen by Phillippa Gregory
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...


message 12: by Ranmali (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Completed book #18 - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8...


message 13: by Ilona, Global Moderator (new)

Ilona | 4095 comments 6 books to go, you can do it! Which book has been your favorite so far this year?


message 14: by Ranmali (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Thx for the encouragement Ilona! Always tough to pick a favorite. I think it’s a tie between All the light we cannot see and The curious incident of the dog in the nighttime.


message 15: by Ranmali (last edited Nov 19, 2017 11:29PM) (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Complete book #19 - Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...


message 16: by Ilona, Global Moderator (last edited Nov 18, 2017 11:23PM) (new)

Ilona | 4095 comments Ranmali wrote: "Thx for the encouragement Ilona! Always tough to pick a favorite. I think it’s a tie between All the light we cannot see and The curious incident of the dog in the nighttime."

All the light we cannot see is also one of my favorites, I'll have to check out The curious incident of the dog in the nighttime


message 17: by Ranmali (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments @Ilona You should definitely read The Curious Incident ... It's a wonderful book


message 18: by Ranmali (last edited Dec 07, 2017 06:40AM) (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Completed book #20 - Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 19: by Ranmali (last edited Dec 07, 2017 06:41AM) (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Completed book #21 - The E-Myth Revisited by Michael E Gerber
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8...


message 20: by Ilona, Global Moderator (new)

Ilona | 4095 comments Ranmali wrote: "@Ilona You should definitely read The Curious Incident ... It's a wonderful book"

I've added it to my TBR list :)


message 21: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Grønsund (gullita) | 3273 comments You're almost there Ranmali! You can do it :) Happy reading!


message 22: by Ranmali (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Lisa wrote: "You're almost there Ranmali! You can do it :) Happy reading!"
Thanks for the encouragement Lisa! :)


message 23: by Ranmali (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Completed book #22 - Crush It! by Gary Vaynerchuk
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6...


message 24: by Susy (new)

Susy (susysstories) Just 2 more to go!! 👏


message 25: by Ranmali (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments @Susy yes! Thanks for the encouragement 😊


message 26: by Ranmali (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Almost there ...
Completed book #23 - Brilliant Blunders by Mario Livio
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


message 27: by Ranmali (last edited Dec 28, 2017 03:03AM) (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Done and done. The final book...
Completed book #24 - Mossad: The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service by Michael Bar-Zohar, Nissim Mishal
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 28: by Ilona, Global Moderator (new)

Ilona | 4095 comments Congratulations Ranmali!


message 29: by Ranmali (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Ilona wrote: "Congratulations Ranmali!"
Thanks Ilona!


message 30: by Susy (new)

Susy (susysstories) Ranmali wrote: "Done and done. The final book...
Completed book #24 - Mossad: The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service by Michael Bar-Zohar, Nissim Mishal
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2......"


Yay! Congratulations Ranmali!


message 31: by Ranmali (last edited Dec 28, 2017 03:39AM) (new)

Ranmali Kirinde | 312 comments Thanks Susy!


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