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message 1: by Aprilleigh (last edited Dec 15, 2018 11:23AM) (new)

Aprilleigh (aprilleighlauer) | 561 comments Women's Century Challenge 2018
Jan 1- Dec 31, 2018
10/10 Completed

✔ 1860-1869 Hans Brinker, or the Silver Skates - Mary Mapes Dodge, 1865
✔ 1870-1879 Lady Susan - Jane Austen, 1871
✔ 1880-1889 Heidi - Johanna Spyri, 1880
✔ 1890-1899 The Awakening - Kate Chopin, 1899
✔ 1900-1909 Anne of Green Gables - L.M. Montgomery, 1908
✔ 1910-1919 Ethan Frome - Edith Wharton, 1911
✔ 1920-1929 A Room of One's Own - Virginia Woolf, 1929
✔ 1930-1939 And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie, 1939
✔ 1940-1949 The Lottery - Shirley Jackson, 1948
✔ 1950-1959 My Cousin Rachel - Daphne du Maurier, 1951


message 2: by Veronique (new)

Veronique | 962 comments Nice list, Aprilleigh! Hope you enjoy it. I’ve read a few of these and they were all very good.


message 3: by Sara, Old School Classics (new)

Sara (phantomswife) | 5462 comments Mod
I have read all of them except Hans Brinker (which happens to be on my challenge list for this year as well). I agree with Veronique that you have good reading ahead of you.


message 4: by Aprilleigh (new)

Aprilleigh (aprilleighlauer) | 561 comments I was inspired by the fact that 12 of the books my son and I read together this year fit in my 2017 Bingo. I looked at our list for the next 6 months and tried to fit some of them into these challenges. Those account for three of the above selections (including Hans Brinker).


message 5: by Brina (new)

Brina I love your list, Aprilleigh :-)


message 6: by Aprilleigh (new)

Aprilleigh (aprilleighlauer) | 561 comments Thanks, Brina


message 7: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4959 comments Mod
You have a list of solid reading, I’ve read them all except your 1860’s pick of Hans Brinker, yet it sounds and feels like it’s one from my unremembered past. Maybe it was read to me as a child. I also agree with the Veronique and Sara, you have some really good reading ahead, enjoy.


message 8: by Aprilleigh (new)

Aprilleigh (aprilleighlauer) | 561 comments Done, except for the reviews, which I'm horribly behind on. Apparently, I like the reading more than distilling my notes into some kind of review, go figure.


message 9: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4959 comments Mod
Congratulations, it's a terrific list of books, I hope you enjoyed them all.


message 10: by Aprilleigh (new)

Aprilleigh (aprilleighlauer) | 561 comments I definitely did, even the two rereads (Heidi and Anne of Green Gables).


message 11: by Sara, Old School Classics (new)

Sara (phantomswife) | 5462 comments Mod
Congratulations from me as well. Sometimes a re-read is a special treat.


message 12: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6554 comments Well done!


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