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message 1: by Linda C (last edited Jan 02, 2018 09:47PM) (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 1053 comments PBT challenges only listed here:
-Monthly Tags
-Listopia
-Decathlon
-Top 100 Fiction
-Top 100 Non-fiction
-Nicole R's - Other Cultures


message 2: by Linda C (last edited Dec 30, 2018 10:58AM) (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 1053 comments PBT Monthly Tag

January: Science
Reluctant Genius: The Passionate Life and Inventive Mind of Alexander Graham Bell – Charlotte Gray (5 stars) 1/20/18

February: Asia
Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet: an epic love story of Tibet – Xinran (4 stars) 2/2/18

March: Autobiography
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis – J. D. Vance (4 stars) 3/8/18

April: Strong Women
Blue Shoes and Happiness (No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, 7) – Alexander McCall Smith (4 stars) 4/3/18
Iron Kissed (Mercy Thompson, #3) – Patricia Briggs (5 stars) 4/20/18

May: Family Drama
A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1) – Deborah Harkness (4 stars) 5/18/18
One Pink Line – Dana Silver (2 stars) 5/26/18

June: Magical Realism
Turtle Moon – Alice Hoffman (4 stars) 6/5/18
A Fraction of the Whole – Steve Toltz (3 stars) 6/10/18

July: Dystopian
Gathering Blue (The Giver, #2) – Lois Lowry (4 stars) 7/23/18

August: Espionage
Waistcoats & Weaponry (Finishing School, #3) – Gail Carriger (4 stars) 8/22/18

September: Friendship
None

October: Canadian
None

November: Literary Fiction
Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam, #1) – Margaret Atwood (2 stars) 11/2/18
A Fall of Marigolds – Susan Meissner (4 stars) 11/7/18
Inheriting Edith – Zoe Fishman (4 stars) 11/10/18

December: Geek Reads
Artemis – Andy Weir (3 stars) 12/30/18


message 4: by Linda C (last edited Nov 08, 2018 10:40AM) (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 1053 comments Decathlon - Completed

January: read something that is a tribute to our retiring administrator, Linda (Ladyslott).
Ladyslott likes "Historical Fiction - in particular books set during The World Wars"
The One I Was - Eliza Graham - (4 stars) 2/1/18 (set during WWII)

February: read any one of the ten books listed on your Goodreads TBR that have been there the longest.
Byte Me (Lonesome Lawmen, #2) - Pauline Baird Jones - (5 stars) 2/5/18 - added to list 7/2/12

March: read all three tags that were vote options (classics, autobiography, illustrated). One book can count for all three, you can read three separate books, or any combination in between!
Autobiography: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis – J. D. Vance (4 stars) 3/8/18
Illustrated & Classic: Watchmen – Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons (3 stars) 3/28/18

April: Contact Nicole R with a list of 10 titles on your TBR, and let the randomizer choose your next read!
Alice's Tulips – Sandra Dallas (4 stars) 5/6/18

May: Read one book from the Man Booker shortlists for the past 10 years! (that is 2008-2017, for those bad at math).
A Fraction of the Whole - Steve Toltz (3 stars) 6/10/18 [2008 short list]

June: Pick any one of the past 10 years and think about why it was special to you. Read a book that somehow evokes that special time and share the specifics in your PBT review
2014 - trip to Europe-favorite places - villages of France and Italy
The Alice Network – Kate Quinn (5 stars) 6/23/18

July: Do one buddy read with a fellow PBT member and indicate in your review who you read your book with.
His Majesty's Dragon - Naomi Novik (5 stars) 7/15/18
Buddy Read with Amy, Jason, Magdalena, Barbara, Critterbee, etc
My first comment at msg 56

AUGUST: Read a book recommended by a PBT member in the "Announcing the August thread" in the month that it is recommended. Be sure to include in your review who recommended the book!
Waistcoats & Weaponry (Finishing School, #3) - Gail Carriger (4 stars) 8/22/18
Series recommended by annapi - msg 33

September: Read one book that an administrator rated 5 stars and that fits the monthly tag.
Oryx and Crake - Margaret Atwood (2 stars) 11/2/18
5 star read by Nicole R

October: Answer any 10 questions from this list
https://conversationstartersworld.com...


message 5: by Linda C (last edited Dec 22, 2017 10:36AM) (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 1053 comments Top 100 Fiction
read 47 from this list


message 6: by Linda C (last edited Dec 22, 2017 10:36AM) (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 1053 comments Top 100 Non-fiction
read 29 from this list


message 7: by Linda C (last edited Nov 28, 2018 07:10PM) (new)


message 8: by Elise (new)

Elise (ellinou) | 524 comments Linda C wrote: "Listopia

Microhistory: Social Histories of Just One Thing"


Ooh, I picked the same list! o/


message 9: by KateNZ (new)

KateNZ | 2211 comments Ellie wrote: "Linda C wrote: "Listopia

Microhistory: Social Histories of Just One Thing"

Ooh, I picked the same list! o/"


And what a cool list it is!


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