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message 1: by Tracy O'Donnell (last edited Dec 21, 2018 03:24PM) (new)

Tracy O'Donnell | 3 comments My first challenge, a recent newbie and looking forward to trying this out! Love the idea of broadening my reading this year!


Century Challenge:

1920-1929: To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
1930-1939: Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers
1940-1949: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
1950-1959: Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith
1960-1969: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
1970-1979: Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
1980 -1989: Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
1990-1999: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
2000-2009: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
2010-2018: The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration byIsabel Wilkerson


message 2: by James (new)

James Mitchell (jamesmelvinmitchell) | 1 comments Welcome book friend.


message 3: by Terris (new)

Terris | 2422 comments Challenges are fun! And this group is very active and encouraging! Good luck & enjoy :)


message 4: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4913 comments Mod
I don't think you will be disappointed, enjoy!!


message 5: by Brina (new)

Brina Good luck with the challenge, Tracey :)


Tracy O'Donnell | 3 comments ok... I have picked my books for the century challenge, trying to figure out which decade I'd like to focus on as well. Would love thoughts on the picks, it was fun to try to find them!


message 7: by Aubrey (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2515 comments The Woolf is one of my favorites, while the Plath, Butler, Walls, and Wilkerson are all solid reads. Highsmith is good in general, and Erdrich is decent. The Tavers and Smith I liked.


message 8: by Rosemarie (last edited Dec 21, 2018 05:07PM) (new)

Rosemarie | 1556 comments Good luck, Tracy. I hope you like A Tree Grows in Brooklyn as much as I did.


Tracy O'Donnell | 3 comments thank you all, looking forward to starting them!!


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