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message 1: by Jenny (last edited Sep 15, 2019 10:08AM) (new)

Jenny (jennywilliams88) Play Book Tag: Tags

January: Action-adventure: Heroines and Harlots
February: Life: Taurus: The Art of Living Well and Finding Happiness According to Your Star Sign, Little, Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution
March: Debut: The House on Mango Street
April: History: Mary Queen of Scots and the Murder of Lord Darnley
May: Beautiful - American Gods
June: Retellings - Macbeth
July: London - The Other Boleyn Girl
August: 21st century - The Golden Age of Murder
September: Cultural
October
November
December


message 2: by Jenny (last edited Sep 15, 2019 10:11AM) (new)

Jenny (jennywilliams88) Play Book Tag: Trim the TBR

A randomizer is going to choose a book a month for me from the 36 listed below.

Trim the TBR:

January: #19 In Farleigh Field
February: #17 The Hangman's Daughter
March: #34 Verdict of Twelve
April: #12 Dead Simple
May: #24 Macbeth
June: #30 See What I Have Done
July: #23 A Victorian Flower Dictionary: The Language of Flowers Companion
August: #16 The Golden Age of Murder
September: #3 Big Little Lies
October
November
December

1. And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie ~ Joi
2. The Angel of Darkness - Caleb Carr
3. Big Little Lies - Liane Moriarty
4. An Almond for a Parrot - Elizabeth Foyster
5. A Burnable Book - Bruce Holsinger
6. The Breaker - Minette Walters
7. The Cellist of Sarajevo - Steven Galloway ~ Barbara
8. The Chatelet Apprentice - Jean-Francois Parot
9. Crime's Strangest Cases: Extraordinary But True Stories from Over Five Centuries of Legal History - Peter J Seddon
10. The Crow Girl - Erik Axl Sund
11. Dead Letters - Caite Dolan-Leach
12. Dead Simple - Harry Bingham
13. Dangerous Women - George R R Martin
14. The Fatal Tree - Jake Arnott
15. Gentleman Captain - J D Davies
16. The Golden Age of Murder - Martin Edwards
17. The Hangman's Daughter - Oliver Potzsch

18. Hawksmoor - Peter Ackroyd
19. In Farleigh Field - Rhys Bowen
20. Jane Austen at Home - Lucy Worsley
21. The Einstein Girl - Philip Snelton
22. Gilgamesh - Joan London
23. The Language of Flowers - Mandy Kirkby
24. Macbeth - Jo Nesbo

25. How to be a Woman - Cait Morlan
26. Necropolis: London and Its Dead - Catharine Arnold
27. Norse Mythology - Neil Gaiman
28. A Plague on Both Your Houses - Susanna Gregory
29. Raising the Dead: The Men Who Created Frankenstein - Andy Dougan
30. See What I Have Done - Sarah Schmidt
31. The Mistress - Danielle Steel
32. Swimming Lessons - Claire Fuller
33. Newton and the Counterfeiter - Thomas Levenson
34. Verdict of Twelve - Raymond Postgate
35. Versailles - Elizabeth Massie
36. The Wardrobe Mistress - Patrick McGrath


message 3: by Jenny (last edited Sep 15, 2019 10:12AM) (new)

Jenny (jennywilliams88) 2019 Reading Challenges - Listopia

Duration: January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

Books White People Need to Read

1. The Souls of Black Folk
2. Twelve Years a Slave
3. A People's History of the United States
4. Uncle Tom's Cabin
5. Killers of the Flower Moon
6. Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

7. The Good Immigrant
8. Born a Crime
9. The Bluest Eye
10. Black and British
11. Pachinko


message 4: by Jenny (last edited Sep 15, 2019 10:16AM) (new)

Jenny (jennywilliams88) 2019 Reading Challenges - A-Z Stage Adaptations

Duration: January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

American Gods 2017 tv series
B The Big Sleep 1946 film
C Cyrano de Bergerac 1990 film
D Death Comes to Pemberley 2013 tv series
An Enemy of the People 1978 film
The Favourite 2019 film
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead 1990 film
The Fall of the House of Usher 1960 film
The Idiot 2003 film

J The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 2017 film
The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy 2010 film
L Lolita 1962 film
M Moby-Dick or, The Whale 1956 film
N Northern Lights 2007 film
The Other Boleyn Girl 2008 tv series
P The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie 1969 film
A Lady Of Quality 1924 film
R A Room with a View 1985 film
S A Streetcar Named Desire 1951 film
T The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair 2018 tv series
U Uncle Tom's Cabin 1987 film
V The Vicar of Wakefield 1917 film
W The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories 2016 tv series
X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2009 film
Y A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court 1949 film
Z Doctor Zhivago 1965 film


message 5: by Jenny (last edited Sep 15, 2019 10:19AM) (new)

Jenny (jennywilliams88) 2019 Reading Challenges - Serial Reader

Duration: January 1 – December 31, 2019

Books that start a series: 30 books
Books that finish a series: 0 books
Series from start to finish: 0 books
Book that are part of a series: 5 books

Books that start a series
Discworld: The Colour of Magic
Amelia Peabody: Crocodile on the Sandbank
All Souls: A Discovery of Witches
Joseph Haydn: A Minor Deception
His Dark Materials: Northern Lights
Edwardian Murder Mysteries: Snobbery With Violence
A Donut Hole Cozy Mystery: Strawberries & Crème Murder
DI Zigic and DS Ferreira: Long Way Home
Ian Hamilton Mysteries: Edinburgh Twilight
The Broken Earth: The Fifth Season
Philip Marlowe: The Big Sleep
Forrest Gump: Forrest Gump
American Gods: American Gods
Peter Grant: Rivers of London
Cordelia Gray: An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
Adam Dalgliesh: Cover Her Face
Mitford Murders: The Mitford Murders
The Last Werewolf: The Last Werewolf
Avery & Blake: The Strangler Vine
The Dandelion Dynasty: The Grace of Kings
Kinsey Malone: A is for Alibi
Hazel Wood: The Hazel Wood
Stephen Fry's Great Mythology: Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold
Novel Idea: Buried in a Book
Immortal Jane Austen: Jane and the Damned
Sherlock: Sherlock: A Study in Pink
Themis Files: Sleeping Giants
Chief Inspector Armand Ganache: Still Life
The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club: The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter
The Cemetery of Forgotten Books: The Shadow of the Wind


Books that are part of a series
Rachel Getty and Esa Khattak: The Language of Secrets
The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels: The Other Boleyn Girl
X-Men Origins; Wolverine: One Shots; X-Men: One Shots: X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Miss Marple: The Thirteen Problems; At Bertram's Hotel



message 6: by Jenny (last edited Sep 15, 2019 10:20AM) (new)

Jenny (jennywilliams88) Litsy - Booked 2019

Winter (Oct-Dec)
1. Female Detective - Crocodile on the Sandbank - Elizabeth Peters
2. Fairy Tale Retelling - The Woodcutter - Kate Danley
3. Reminds Me of my Happy Place - More Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops - Jen Campbell
4. Features on a Podcast - A Discovery of Witches - Deborah Harkness
5. Set in Ireland/Written by an Irish Author - The Book of Lost Things - John Connolly
6. New to You Author - Long Way Home - Eva Dolan

Spring (Jan-Mar)
7. Night-Oriented Title - Edinburgh Twilight - Carole Lawrence
8, Cli-fi - The Fifth Season - N K Jemisin
9. Indigineous Author - Life Among the Piutes - Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins
10. Features a Musician - A Minor Deception - Nupur Tustin
11. Social Media Focus - #MeToo - Lori Perkins
12. Has Food or Drink on the Cover - Strawberries & Creme Murder - Susan Gillard


Summer (Apr-Jun)
13. Genrebusting - Chronin - Alison Wilgus
14. Written by a Muslim author/Has a Muslim as a Main Character - The Language of Secrets - Ausma Zehanat Khan
15. Book to Movie - Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead - Tom Stoppard
16. Comic/Graphic Novel - X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Christopher Yost
17. Gifted - The Fairy Tales of Herman Hesse - Herman Hesse
18. Diverse Middle Grade - Refugee - Alan Gratz



message 7: by Jenny (last edited Sep 15, 2019 10:21AM) (new)

Jenny (jennywilliams88) Litsy - Reading Gifts 2019

A is for Alibi - Sue Grafton
At Bertram's Hotel / The Thirteen Problems - Agatha Christie
The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison
The Book of Lost Things - John Connolly
Buried in a Book - Lucy Arlington
The Fairy Tales of Herman Hesse - Herman Hesse
The Grace of Kings - Ken Liu

The Hazel Wood - Melissa Albert
Jane and the Damned - Janet Mullany
The Mitford Murders - Jessica Fellowes
Mythos - Stephen Fry
The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Sherlock: A Study in Pink - Steven Moffat
Sleeping Giants - Sylvain Neuvel
Still Life - Louise Penny
The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter - Theodora Goss
The Strangler Vine - M J Carter
The Witness for the Prosecution - Agatha Christie


message 8: by Jenny (last edited Sep 15, 2019 10:22AM) (new)

Jenny (jennywilliams88) Modern Mrs Darcy

A book you've been meaning to read - Confessions of the Fox - Jordy Rosenberg
A book about a topic that fascinates you - Burke's Last Witness - C J Dunford
A book in the backlist of your favourite author - Very Good Lives - J K Rowling
A book recommended by someone with great taste - Heroines and Harlots - David Cordingly

Three books by the same author - Death Comes to Pemberley, An Unsuitable Job for a Woman & Cover Her Face - P D James
A book you chose for the cover - The Mitford Murders - Jessica Fellowes
A book by an author who is new to you - Long Way Home - Eva Dolan
A book in translation - Seven Brief Lessons on Physics - Carlo Rovelli
A book outside your (genre) comfort zone - The Last Werewolf - Glen Duncan

A book published before you were born - The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck


message 9: by Jenny (last edited Sep 15, 2019 10:23AM) (new)

Jenny (jennywilliams88) Personal challenge - Social Justice 2019

#MeToo - Lori Perkins
Black and British - David Olusoga
The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison
Born a Crime - Trevor Noah
Desire - Haruki Marakami
Feminists Don't Wear Pink (And Other Lies) - Scarlett Curtis
Fifty Shades of Feminism - Lisa Appignanesi

Freedom - Margaret Atwood
The Gender Games - Juno Dawson
Giovanni's Room - James Baldwin
The Good Immigrant - Nikesh Shukla
I Am Not Your Negro - James Baldwin
Injustice - Richard Wright
Killers of the Flower Moon - David Grann
Liberty - Virginia Woolf
Love - Jeanette Winterson
The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle The Master's House - Audre Lorde
No Innocent Bystanders - Christopher Doucot
Notes on Nationalism - George Orwell
On Tyranny - Timothy Snyder
Pachinko - Min Jin Lee
Passing - Nella Larsen
A People's History of the United States - Howard Zinn
Purple Prose - Kate Harrad
The Souls of Black Folk - W E B Du Bois
Tell Me How it Ends - Valerie Luiselli
Trans Britain - Christine Burns
Twelve Years a Slave - Solomon Northup
The Vagina Monologues - Eve Ensler
Very Good Lives - J K Rowling
War - Sebastian Faulks
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race - Reni Eddo-Lodge
Women & Power - Mary Beard



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