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Maddison Poletski | 106 comments This year I really want to focus on completing challenges. I participate in them every year, but I don't think I've ever actually completed one. I'm re-committing this year.


message 2: by Maddison (last edited Sep 10, 2019 09:40PM) (new)

Maddison Poletski | 106 comments First off, I want to read 60 books in 2019.

My goal in 2018 was 52, but I've gotten really behind and need to read 10 in December to complete it. I was really far ahead and just let myself get behind.

1. Poirot Investigates by Agatha Christie - Finished January 8th
2. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie - Finished January 13th
3. The Big Four by Agatha Christie - Finished January 16th
4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling - Finished January 27th
5. The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie - Finished February 1st
6. Peril at End House by Agatha Christie - Finished February 4th
7. An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen - Finished February 9th
8. Black Coffee by Agatha Christie - Finished February 10th
9. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows - Finished February 12th
10. Lord Edgware Dies by Agatha Christie - Finished February 18th
11. Flawless by Sara Shepard - Finished March 4th
12. Charlie St. Cloud by Ben Sherwood - Finished March 10th
13. Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie - Finished June 22nd
14. First Love by James Patterson and Emily Raymond - Finished June 25th
15. Three Act Tragedy by Agatha Christie - Finished June 27th
16. Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi and Curt Gentry

16/60


message 3: by Maddison (last edited Jun 29, 2019 09:30PM) (new)

Maddison Poletski | 106 comments Serial Reader Challenge - 25 books from a series:

Finish Game of Thrones:
1. Clash of Kings
2. Storm of Swords
3. Feast for Crows
4. Dance with Dragons

Finish re-read of Harry Potter:
5. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Finished January 27th
6. Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix
7. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Continue reading Pretty Little Liars:
9. Flawless - Finished March 4th
10. Perfect
11. Unbelievable
12. Wicked
13. Killer

Continue reading Hercule Poirot:
14. Poirot Investigates - Finished January 8th
15. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - Finished January 13th
16. The Big Four - Finished January 16th
17. The Mystery of the Blue Train - Finished February 1st
18. Black Coffee - Finished February 10th
19. Peril at End House - Finished February 4th
20. Lord Edgware Dies - Finished February 18th
21. Murder on the Orient Express - Finished June 22nd
22. Three Act Tragedy - Finished June 27th
23. Death in the Clouds
24. The A.B.C. Murders

Read next book in Under Suspicion series:
25. You Don't Own Me

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message 4: by Maddison (last edited Sep 10, 2019 09:42PM) (new)

Maddison Poletski | 106 comments Let's Turn Pages Challenge - I would like to read 10,000 pages in 2019.

Side note: I do not include audio books in this count.

1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling - 737 pages
2. An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen - 371 pages
3. Flawless by Sara Shepard - 330 pages
4. Charlie St. Cloud by Ben Sherwood - 269 pages
5. First Love by James Patterson and Emily Raymond - 260 pages
6. Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi and Curt Gentry - 650 pages

2,617/10,000


message 5: by Maddison (last edited Jun 29, 2019 09:33PM) (new)

Maddison Poletski | 106 comments Popsugar Reading Challenge:

1. A book becoming a movie in 2019
2. A book that makes you nostalgic
3. A book written by a musician (fiction or nonfiction)
4. A book you think should be turned into a movie
5. A book with at least one million ratings on Goodreads - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K Rowling (01/27/2019)
6. A book with a plant in the title or on the cover
7. A reread of a favorite book
8. A book about a hobby
9. A book you meant to read in 2018
10. A book with POP, SUGAR, or CHALLENGE in the title
11. A book with an item of clothing or accessory on the cover
12. A book inspired by myth/legend/folklore
13. A book published posthumously
14. A book you see someone reading on TV or in a movie
15. A retelling of a classic
16. A book with a question in the title
17. A book set on college or university campus
18. A book about someone with a superpower
19. A book told from multiple POVs - Flawless by Sara Shepard (03/04/2019)
20. A book set in space
21. A book by two female authors - An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen (02/09/2019)
22. A book with SALTY, SWEET, BITTER, or SPICY in the title
23. A book set in Scandinavia
24. A book that takes place in a single day
25. A debut novel
26. A book that's published in 2019
27. A book featuring an extinct or imaginary creature
28. A book recommended by a celebrity you admire
29. A book with LOVE in the title - First Love by James Patterson and Emily Raymond (06/25/2019)
30. A book featuring an amateur detective - Three Act Tragedy by Agatha Christie (06/27/2019)
31. A book about a family
32. A book author from Asia, Africa, or South America
33. A book with a zodiac sign or astrology term in title
34. A book that includes a wedding
35. A book by an author whose first and last names start with the same letter
36. A ghost story
37. A book with a two-word title - Black Coffee by Agatha Christie (02/10/2019)
38. A novel based on a true story
39. A book revolving around a puzzle or game
40. Your favorite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading challenge

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