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message 1: by Sarah (last edited Dec 27, 2018 08:13PM) (new)

Sarah | 1467 comments 2018 Challenge
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1. A book that takes place in Washington, DC - We Were Eight Years in Power An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates - DONE
2. A book whose title contains either a family member (mother, father, daughter, son, etc), a day of the week, a month of the year, or a season - Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - DONE
3. A book with the element of magic - The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo - DONE
4. A book that won the Edgar - Killers of the Flower Moon The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann - DONE
5. A book by an author who writes under another name - Five Smooth Stones by Ann Fairbairn - DONE
6. A book by an author who uses initials instead of a name (examdple, J.K. Rowling) - The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn - DONE
7. A book with a female heroine - Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly - DONE
8. A book recommended by/borrowed from a friend - American War by Omar El Akkad - DONE
9. A book with a number in the title - The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate - DONE
10. A biography or autobiography - Born a Crime Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah - DONE
11. A book written in the 1980's - Beloved by Toni Morrison DONE
12. A book with 900+ pages - Roots The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley - DONE
13. A book in a trilogy - Serafina and the Splintered Heart (Serafina, #3) by Robert Beatty - DONE
14. A book by an author you've never read before - Sunburn by Laura Lippman - DONE
15. A book that has a cold-related word in its title - Stones from the River (Burgdorf Cycle, #1) by Ursula Hegi - DONE
16. A book that takes place in the woods/wilderness/forest - Serafina and the Twisted Staff (Serafina, #2) by Robert Beatty - DONE
17. A book that satisfies 4 of these categories (FREE CHOICE not included) - Pachinko by Min Jin Lee - DONE
18. A YA book - The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas - DONE
19. FREE CHOICE - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer - DONE
20. Start a new series! This category will be the first book in a series - Crazy Rich Asians (Crazy Rich Asians, #1) by Kevin Kwan - DONE
21. An award winner - Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward - DONE
22. A book with one of these elements in it's title - Earth, Wind, Fire, Water - Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng - DONE
23. A book of poems, short stories, or essays - Everything That Rises Must Converge Stories by Flannery O'Connor - DONE
24. A book whose title doesn't contain the letter E (including the "little"'words like The) - Scat by Carl Hiaasen - DONE
25. A book you've always "meant to read" - Ishmael An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit by Daniel Quinn - DONE
26. A NYT notable book Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie - DONE
27. A book that takes place at a school - The Idiot by Elif Batuman - DONE
28. A nonfiction book - Barracoon The Story of the Last "Black Cargo" by Zora Neale Hurston - DONE
29. A book with a person's name in the title - Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan - DONE
30. A book that starts with "The Book of" - People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
31. A books about sharks/terrifying ocean creatures/sea monsters - Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes (Peter Nimble #1) by Jonathan Auxier - DONE
32. A book club book you never read - The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach - DONE
33. A book with a lighthouse in it or on its cover - Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard (Peter Nimble #2) by Jonathan Auxier - DONE
34. A book you got from a little lending library (or a library if your town/city doesn't have these) - Missing Pieces by Heather Gudenkauf - DONE
35. A book about art, an artist, or a piece of art (fiction or nonfiction) - The Leavers by Lisa Ko - DONE
36. A book that takes places on or near mountains - The Wild Robot (The Wild Robot, #1) by Peter Brown - DONE
37. A book you would recommend - Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate - DONE
38. A love story - Exit West by Mohsin Hamid - DONE
39. A western novel - The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
40. A book that has been translated from another language - The Ice Princess (Patrik Hedström, #1) by Camilla Läckberg - DONE
41. A book that takes place in a creepy/haunted house - The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks - DONE
42. Read two books whose page total is 742. - The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
43. A book about a circus/carnival/traveling show - The Orphan's Tale by Pam Jenoff - DONE
44. A book you picked because of its cover - Other People's Houses by Abbi Waxman - DONE
45. A beach read or a book about/takes place near the beach - The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson - DONE
46. A book that a TV show or movie is based on - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer - DONE
47. A holiday themed book (any holiday) - Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver - DONE
48. A book whose title contains at least five words - The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan - DONE
49. Read a children's book to someone to fulfill this category - Nighty-Nightmare (Bunnicula, #4) by James Howe - DONE
50. A book with a geometric word in the title (shapes included) - The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers - DONE


message 2: by Sarah (last edited Jan 07, 2019 10:12PM) (new)

Sarah | 1467 comments A-Z Challenge 2017 to 2018
I am again going by author's first name

Start date: Jan. 1, 2017
End date: Dec. 31, 2018

A - Anthony Doerr wrote All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr - DONE
B - Brit Bennett wrote The Mothers by Brit Bennett - DONE
C - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wrote Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - DONE
D - David Grann wrote Killers of the Flower Moon The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann - DONE
E - Emily Fridlund wrote History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund - DONE
F - Flannery O'Connor wrote Everything That Rises Must Converge Stories by Flannery O'Connor - DONE
G - George Saunders wrote Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders - DONE
H - Hannah Tinti wrote The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti - DONE
I - Imbolo Mbue wrote Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue - DONE
J - Junot Díaz wrote The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz - DONE
K - Khaled Hosseini wrote The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini - DONE
L - Louise Erdrich wrote LaRose by Louise Erdrich - DONE
M - Margaret Atwood wrote Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
N - Nancy Isenberg wrote White Trash The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg - DONE
O - Omar El Akkad wrote American War by Omar El Akkad - DONE
P - Philip Roth wrote Indignation by Philip Roth DONE
Q - Daniel Quinn (Q by last name) wrote Ishmael An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit (Ishmael, #1) by Daniel Quinn - DONE
R - Richard Flanagan wrote The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan - DONE
S - Scott Spencer wrote Man in the Woods by Scott Spencer - DONE
T - Toni Morrison wrote Beloved by Toni Morrison - DONE
U - Ursula Hegi wrote Stones from the River (Burgdorf Cycle, #1) by Ursula Hegi
V - Valerie Geary wrote Crooked River by Valerie Geary - DONE
W - Wallace Stegner wrote Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner - DONE
X - Alex Haley (x is in the name) wrote Roots The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley - DONE
Y - Yaa Gyasi wrote Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi - DONE
Z - Zora Neale Hurston wrote Barracoon The Story of the Last "Black Cargo" by Zora Neale Hurston - DONE


message 3: by Sarah (last edited Sep 02, 2018 01:47PM) (new)

Sarah | 1467 comments Colorful Covers 2018
Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
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Blue Cover - The Ice Princess (Patrik Hedstrom) by Camilla Läckberg The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

Green Cover - The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini The Strange Case of Origami Yoda (Origami Yoda, #1) by Tom Angleberger

Red Cover - Serafina and the Twisted Staff (Serafina, #2) by Robert Beatty Beloved by Toni Morrison

Black Cover - The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

White Cover - Pachinko by Min Jin Lee The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Stones from the River (Burgdorf Cycle, #1) by Ursula Hegi

Yellow Cover

Pink Cover - The Idiot by Elif Batuman Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

Purple Cover - Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Orange Cover - The Leavers by Lisa Ko Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

Gray Cover - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

Brown Cover - Roots The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley

Colorful Cover


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