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message 1: by NancyJ, Moderator (new)

NancyJ (nancyjjj) | 1835 comments Mod
Fall Schedule and theme episodes:

“Fall Kick Off”
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 8:00PM

“Who Am I?”
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 8:00PM

“Heroes”
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 8:00PM

“Villains and Monsters”
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2 8:00PM

“What We Do For Love”
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9 8:00PM

“Other Worlds”
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16 8:00PM

“Grand Finale”
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23 8:00PM

Joy suggested that we GUESS which books are in each category. So without going to the PBS site for answers or clues. Pick a category or two and identify which books should be in it. Or start with your favorite books and tell us which category it fits.


message 2: by NancyJ, Moderator (last edited Sep 11, 2018 08:11PM) (new)

NancyJ (nancyjjj) | 1835 comments Mod
“Fall Kick Off”
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 8:00PM

Update Sept 11
During this episode, I caught some of the books in each category. I may have missed some. I marked them with an asterisk.*

Sept 18
“Who Am I?” - I'm not sure what this means. Someone searching for their identity or purpose? Books that span a person's life, coming of age, finding themselves? Racial or gender identity? Immigrant exp,? Someone pushing against a label?

Jane Eyre*
Great Expectations*
Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao*
A Prayer for Owen Meany*
Catcher in the Rye*
To Kill a Mockingbird*
Clan of the Cave Bear
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn*
Siddhartha*
Alchemist*
Memoirs of Geisha*
A Separate Peace*
The Outsiders*
Tales of the City*
Hatchet*
White Teeth*
Ghost*
The Coldest Winter*

Where the Red Fern Grows?
Hunger Games?
Invisible Man?
Harry Potter?
Americanah?

“Heroes”
Catch 22*
Dunces*
The Help*
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time*
1984*
Charlotte's Web*
Invisible Man*
Hunt for Red October*
Alex Cross*
Don Quixote*
Hunger Games*
The Giver*

“Villains and Monsters” Dark Stories
Harry Potter*
Frankenstein*
Gone Girl*
Rebecca*
The Stand*
Handmaid's Tale*
Beloved*
Wuthering Heights*
Alice's Adventures in wonderland*
The Picture of Dorian Gray*
Game of Thrones*
Jurassic Park*
Moby Dick*
Watchers*
And Then There Were None*
Flowers in the Attic*
Crime and Punishment*
Lovely Bones*
Swan Song
This Present Darkness
Twilight
Atlas Shrugged
Hunger Games

“What We Do For Love” This could be romance, but maybe also sacrificing for family or friends?
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Eyre
The Great Gatsby (he sacrificed for her),
Hunger Games (she sacrificed for her sister and others),
50 Shades of Gray
The Notebook
Charlotte's web
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Outlander
Gone with the Wind?
Little Women
Wuthering Heights?
Beloved?
The Outsiders?
Lonesome Dove

“Other Worlds”
Lord of the Rings*
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy*
Sirens of Titan
Gullivers Travels*
Chronicles of Narnia*
1984
Swan Song
The Stand
Clan of the Cave Bear
The Shack*
Alice in Wonderland
Dune*
Foundation*
The Martian*
Outlander*
The Handmaid's Tale?
Lonesome Dove*
Atlas Shrugged*
Ready Player One*
One Hundred Years of Solitude*

“Grand Finale” - The winner and the top 10?
To Kill a Mockingbird
Lord of the Rings
Harry Potter
Pride and Prejudice


Count of Monte Cristo - Who am I? heroes? villains?
War and Peace?
Pillars?

Strong Female Leads
Americanah
Anne of Green Gables
Dona Barbara
Lovely Bones


Banned books
1984
Alice's Adventures
Tom Sawyer
Beloved
Bless me Ultima
Catch22
Charlotte's Web
Curious Incident
DaVinci Code
50 Shades of Gray
The Giver
Grapes of Wrath
Handmaid's Tale
Harry Potter
Little Women
Looking for Alaska
Lovely Bones
The Outsiders
A Separate Peace
The Sun Also Rises
Their Eyes Were Watching God
To Kill a Mockingbird
Twilight
Catcher in the Rye


Novels about Faith
Siddhartah *
Pilgrim's Progress*
Mind Invaders*
This Present Darkness*
Gilead*
Things Fall Apart?


message 3: by Linda (new)

Linda  | 915 comments Other Worlds
1984 (technically ours, but different)
Narnia
Alice in Wonderland
Clan of the Cave Bear?
Dune
Foundation
GOT
Gulliver's Travels
Harry Potter
Hunger Games
Jurassic Park
Little Prince
The Martian
Handmaid's Tale (?)
Outlander

Who Am I?
A Separate Peace?
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
The Alchemist
Bless Me Última
Americanah (probably, though I haven´t read it yet)
Oscar Wao?
Catcher in the Rye
Doña Bárbara
Heart of Darkness?
Hatchet (if it gets mentioned)
Invisible Man
100 Years of Solitude
Siddhartha

What We Do for Love
Beloved
Gone with the Wind
Charlotte's Web
Little Women
Notebook
P and P
maybe Wuthering Heights
Color Purple?

Heroes
Don Q
Count of Monte Cristo? (haven't read it)
Maybe The Stand

Villains and Monsters
Frankenstein
(this is a stretch) DaVinci Code
Moby Dick
Maybe The Stand
maybe Wuthering Heights

In a sense, this is like that game "Apples to Oranges", where you have to make your choice fit and try to spin it.....there are some that I honestly just don't see how they fit......like Christie's "And Then There Were None", unless you want to call the unsub a "monster".


message 4: by Joy, Your Obedient Servant (new)

Joy (jammons42) | 510 comments Mod
I plan on making my guesses when I have more time to write it out!

Although, I think Linda probably covered all the bases ;)


message 5: by Linda (last edited Aug 26, 2018 08:49PM) (new)

Linda  | 915 comments J. wrote: "I plan on making my guesses when I have more time to write it out!

Although, I think Linda probably covered all the bases ;)"


ha, I wish! There are quite a few that don't really fit anywhere!
Again, it's how you spin it.........could you put all mysteries, like "And Then There Were None" in the "Who Am I?" (literally) group?


message 6: by Bonnie (new)

Bonnie “Who Am I?”
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
The Outsiders
The Catcher in the Rye

“Heroes”
The Chronicles of Narnia
Harry Potter
The Lord of the Rings

“Villains and Monsters”
The Hunger Games
The Stand
To Kill a Mockingbird

“What We Do For Love”
Charlotte's Web
Jayne Eyre
Outlander
Pride and Prejudice
Wuthering Heights

“Other Worlds”
The Lord of the Rings
The Hunger Games
Dune
The Chronicles of Narnia

“Grand Finale”
Gone With the Wind
Harry Potter

Lots of repeats on my list I know.


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