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Anita Pomerantz | 6432 comments PBT Monthly Tag

January (science): The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
February: (asia) Kitchen
March: (autobiography) Stories I Only Tell My Friends
April: (strong women) The Power
May: (family drama) Salvage the Bones
June: (magical realism) Sing, Unburied, Sing
July: (dystopia) Red Clocks
August: (espionage) Warlight
September: (friendship) Our Souls at Night
October: (Canadian) Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories
November: (literary fiction) The Association of Small Bombs
December: (geek reads) Astrophysics for People in a Hurry


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Anita Pomerantz | 6432 comments PBT Decathlon

January (Tribute to Linda): Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
February (1 of 10 oldest on TBR) The Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount Rainier
March (read all three tags) Stories I Only Tell My Friends for autobiography, The Crying of Lot 49 (classic) Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened (illustrated)
April (randomizer) My Absolute Darling
May (Man Booker) Swimming Home
June (10 yr milestone) Clock Dance
July (buddy read) Red Clocks
August (recommended in thread) Warlight
September (5 star from admin) The Female Persuasion
October (10 questions)


message 5: by Anita (last edited Feb 18, 2018 02:31PM) (new)

Anita Pomerantz | 6432 comments Play Book Tag: Hitting the PBT High Notes - Carryover from 2017 . Will finish this one if it kills me, lol!

The list below reflects my planned reads. Will note the date of completion and ratings as they are finished.

2017 - Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood - finished 1/11/18, 5 stars
2016 - Do Not Say We Have Nothing - finished 2/18/18, 5 stars
2015 - The Martian
2014 - The Snow Child - finished 9/24/17, 3 stars
2013 - The Light Between Oceans - finished 4/27/17, 2 stars
2012 - City of Thieves
2011 - Doc - finished 1/4/18, 4 stars
2010 - The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
2009 - Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - finished 6/18/17, 3 stars
2008 - The Other Boleyn Girl


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KateNZ | 2321 comments Anita wrote: "Tracking, NOT Challenges

Because if I call it a challenge, I won't do it, but somehow if I call it tracking, it gets done. See my 2017 thread (eyeroll)...."


So funny! I may steal this technique from you and see if it makes a difference to the F that I've given myself for challenge progress this year!


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Anita Pomerantz | 6432 comments KateNZ wrote: "Anita wrote: "Tracking, NOT Challenges

Because if I call it a challenge, I won't do it, but somehow if I call it tracking, it gets done. See my 2017 thread (eyeroll)...."

So funny! I may steal t..."


All I can say is it worked for me!! And it alleviates the pressure.


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Jeremiah Cunningham | 712 comments Anita wrote: "Listopia

My list:

https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/7...

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Interesting list. I don't have a single book in the top 50 on that list on my shelf.


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Anita Pomerantz | 6432 comments J.W. wrote:.

Interesting list. I don't have a si..."


Lol, I definitely have a few quirky reading interests . . .natural history and scary outdoor adventures being a couple of them! Thought I'd indulge the natural history side. I have 6 of the top 100 on my TBR already, and I see a few others that interest me too. So I don't think it will be too tough.


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