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message 1: by Alysia (last edited Oct 15, 2019 04:29AM) (new)

Alysia | 17 comments Personal Reading Challenge
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

48/52

1. The Wife Between Us - Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen 1/1/19
2. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? - Mindy Kaling 1/2/19
3. The Shining - Stephen King 1/8/19
4. The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn 1/9/19
5. Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight 1/11/19
6. Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin 1/15/19
7. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson 1/18/19
8. Dracula by Bram Stoker 1/29/19
9. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware 2/1/19
10. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut 2/1/19
11. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 2/4/19
12. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling 2/7/19
13. An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen2/12/19
14. The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides 2/13/19
15. The Perfect Liar by Thomas Christopher Greene 2/14/19
16. The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White 2/16/19
17. Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari 2/19/19
18. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling 2/21/19
19. Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell 2/22/19
20. Depraved: The Definitive True Story of H.H. Holmes, Whose Grotesque Crimes Shattered Turn-Of-The-Century Chicago by Harold Schechter 2/24/19
21. The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump by Andrew G. McCabe 2/26/19
22. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling 3/4/19
23. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens 3/5/19
24. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou 3/15/19
25. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling 3/18/19
26. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling 3/22/19
27. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling 3/25/19
28. Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James 4/2/19
29. Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James 4/12/19
30. It by Stephen King 4/30/19
31. The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton 5/09/19
32. The Greatest Love Story Ever Told by Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman 5/14/19
33. Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris 5/18/19
34. Pet Sematary by Stephen King 5/22/19
35. Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris 5/23/19
36. No Exit by Taylor Adams 5/29/19
37. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote 7/9/19
38. Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen M. McManus 8/19/19
39. Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler 8/23/19
40. The Lying Game by Ruth Ware 9/19/19
41. The Lying Game by Sara Shepard 9/24/19
42. Two Truths and a Lie by Sara Shepard
43. Never Have I Ever by Sara Shepard
44. Cross My Heart, Hope to Die by Sara Shepard
45. Seven Minutes in Heaven by Sara Shepard
46. Hide and Seek by Sara Shepard
47. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas 10/5/19
48. The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware 10/10/18
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message 2: by Alysia (last edited Jan 18, 2019 04:30AM) (new)

Alysia | 17 comments New to you Challenge
January 1, 2019 - January 31, 2019

The Challenge:
Using new as an inspiration, for this challenge select authors that are new to you, a new series to start, a mystery subgenre you've never read before, a book with "New" in the title, or any other selection that is new to you in some way.

2/2

1. Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight Finished 1/11/19
2. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Finished 1/18/19


message 3: by Alysia (last edited Feb 25, 2019 05:50AM) (new)

Alysia | 17 comments Aroundtuit Challenge
Duration: January 1 through March 31

The Challenge:
Do you have any library books that are overdue? Books you wanted to read last year but never got to them? Books that have been on your TBR list for months or years? Using any of these prompts, for this challenge select books you have been meaning to read but that you haven't gotten "around to it".

8/8

1. The Shining - Stephen King
2. The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
3. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
4. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
5. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
6. The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White Finished 2/16/19
7.Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling Finished 2/21/19
8. Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell Finished 2/22/19


message 4: by Alysia (last edited Oct 07, 2019 04:32AM) (new)

Alysia | 17 comments 2019 Pop Sugar Challenge
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

38/40

1. A book becoming a movie in 2019 The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn Finished 1/9/19
2. A book that makes you nostalgicHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling 3/19/19
3. A book written by a musician (fiction or nonfiction)It by Stephen King 4/30/19
4. A book you think should be turned into a movie Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou
5. A book with at least one million ratings on Goodreads The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Finished 2/4/19
6. A book with a plant in the title or on the cover The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump by Andrew G. McCabe 2/26/19
7. A reread of a favorite book Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin Finished 1/15/19
8. A book about a hobby
9. A book you meant to read in 2018 The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware Finished 2/1/19
10. A book with POP, SUGAR, or CHALLENGE in the title
11. A book with an item of clothing or accessory on the cover Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James 4/2/19
12. A book inspired by myth/legend/folklore Dracula by Bram Stoker Finished 1/29/19
13. A book published posthumously
14. A book you see someone reading on TV or in a movie In Cold Blood by Truman Capote 7/9/19
15. A retelling of a classic The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White Finished 2/16/19
16. A book with a question in the title - Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling Finished 1/2/19
17. A book set on college or university campus
18. A book about someone with a superpower Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling Finished 2/21/19
19. A book told from multiple POVs Then She Was Gone by Lisa JewellFinished 2/22/19
20. A book set in space
21. A book by two female authors- The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Finished 1/1/19
22. A book with SALTY, SWEET, BITTER, or SPICY in the title Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler 8/23/19
23. A book set in Scandinavia
24. A book that takes place in a single day The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton 5/09/19
25. A debut novel The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides Finished 2/13/19
26. A book that's published in 2019 An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Finished 2/12/19
27. A book featuring an extinct or imaginary creature Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling Finished 2/7/19
28. A book recommended by a celebrity you admire Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens 3/5/19 Reese's Book Club
29. A book with LOVE in the title The Greatest Love Story Ever Told by Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman 4/14/19
30. A book featuring an amateur detective Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen M. McManus 8/19/19
31. A book about a family The Perfect Liar by Thomas Christopher Greene Finished 2/14/19
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 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling 3/25/19
35. A book by an author whose first and last names start with the same letter Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari Finished 2/19/19
36. A ghost story The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Finished 1/18/19
37. A book with a two-word title Pet Sematary by Stephen King 5/22/19
38. A novel based on a true story The Shining by Stephen King Finished 1/8/19
39. A book revolving around a puzzle or game Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling 3/4/19
40. Your favorite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading challenge Depraved: The Definitive True Story of H.H. Holmes, Whose Grotesque Crimes Shattered Turn-Of-The-Century Chicago by Harold Schechter 2/24/19 True Crime

Advanced

41. A "cli-fi" (climate fiction) book
42. A "choose-your-own-adventure" book
43. An "own voices" book The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas 10/5/19
44. Read a book during the season it is set in Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris 5/18/19
45. A LitRPG book
46. A book with no chapters / unusual chapter headings / unconventionally numbered chapters Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight Finished 1/11/19
47. Two books that share the same title The Lying Game by Ruth Ware 9/19/19
48. Two books that share the same title The Lying Game by Sara Shepard 9/24/19
49. A book that has inspired a common phrase or idiom Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Finished 2/1/19
50. A book set in an abbey, cloister, monastery, vicarage, or convent


message 5: by Alysia (last edited Feb 16, 2019 04:06PM) (new)

Alysia | 17 comments 💕Love or Obsession Challenge
Duration: February 1 through February 28

0/2

1. An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
2.The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White


message 6: by Alysia (last edited Feb 14, 2019 12:02PM) (new)

Alysia | 17 comments SHADES OF BLUE
Duration: February 1 - 28, 2018

3/3

1. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware Finished 2/1/19
2. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Finished 2/4/19
3. The Perfect Liar by Thomas Christopher Greene Finished 2/14/19


message 7: by Sheri , Moderator (new)

Sheri  | 742 comments Mod
Good grief Alysia. You're a reading machine.


message 8: by Alysia (new)

Alysia | 17 comments Sheri wrote: "Good grief Alysia. You're a reading machine."

Thank you! I've slowed in the last month, but long commutes with audiobooks do help boost those numbers.


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