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message 1: by Breanna (last edited Mar 30, 2019 11:23PM) (new)

Breanna | 91 comments Books read for the challenge so far: January - March 2019


1. A mystery or thriller written by a woman of color
Everything I Never Told You


2. A book about a woman with a mental illness
How to Be Human
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

3. A book by an author from Nigeria or New Zealand
My Sister, the Serial Killer


4. A book about or set in Appalachia


5. A children's book
Little Black Princess


6. A multigenerational family saga
The Paris Seamstress


7. A book featuring a woman in science


8. A play


9. A novella


10. A book about a woman athlete


11. A book featuring a religion other than your own
Home Fire


12. A Lambda Literary Award winner


13. A myth retelling
Home Fire


14. A translated book published before 1945


15. A book written by a South Asian author
Home Fire


16. A book by an Indigenous woman
Too Much Lip


17. A book from the 2018 Reading Women Award shortlist
Educated


18. A romance or love story
Luther and Katharina: A Novel of Love and Rebellion


19. A book about nature
How to Be Human


20. A historical fiction book
Wolf Hall
Bring Up the Bodies
Away
Luther and Katharina: A Novel of Love and Rebellion
The Paris Seamstress


21. A book you bought or borrowed in 2019
TrumpetTrumpet by Jackie Kay (borrowed)
How to Be Human (borrowed)
Everything I Never Told You (borrowed)
Home Fire (borrowed)
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine (borrowed)
Away (borrowed)
The Cry (borrowed)
Educated (borrowed)
My Sister, the Serial Killer (borrowed)
The Paris Seamstress (borrowed)
Too Much Lip (borrowed)


22. A book you picked up because of the cover


23. Any book from a series
Wolf Hall
Bring Up the Bodies


24. A young adult book by a woman of color


A book by Jesmyn Ward


A book by Jhumpa Lahiri


Next up (hopefully): Her Body and Other Parties (12), The Drover's Wife (8 & 16), The Seventh Cross (14), The Way You Make Me Feel (24), Everything Under (13), Sing, Unburied, Sing (Jesmyn Ward), and Wintering (7).


message 2: by Breanna (new)

Breanna | 91 comments Books read for the challenge so far: January - June 2019


1. A mystery or thriller written by a woman of color
Everything I Never Told You


2. A book about a woman with a mental illness
How to Be Human
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

3. A book by an author from Nigeria or New Zealand
My Sister, the Serial Killer
* Purple Hibiscus


4. A book about or set in Appalachia


5. A children's book
Little Black Princess
* Hello, Universe


6. A multigenerational family saga
The Paris Seamstress
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing


7. A book featuring a woman in science
* Wintering by Krissy Kneen (doesn't appear to be available on Goodreads)


8. A play
* The Drover's Wife

9. A novella


10. A book about a woman athlete


11. A book featuring a religion other than your own
Home Fire
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing

12. A Lambda Literary Award winner
* Her Body and Other Parties

13. A myth retelling
Home Fire
* Everything Under


14. A translated book published before 1945
* The Seventh Cross by Anna Seghers (I wasn't able to locate this one on Goodreads)


15. A book written by a South Asian author
Home Fire
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing

16. A book by an Indigenous woman
Too Much Lip
* The Drover's Wife

17. A book from the 2018 Reading Women Award shortlist
Educated


18. A romance or love story
Luther and Katharina: A Novel of Love and Rebellion
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing

19. A book about nature
How to Be Human


20. A historical fiction book
Wolf Hall
Bring Up the Bodies
Away
Luther and Katharina: A Novel of Love and Rebellion
The Paris Seamstress
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing


21. A book you bought or borrowed in 2019
TrumpetTrumpet by Jackie Kay (borrowed)
How to Be Human (borrowed)
Everything I Never Told You (borrowed)
Home Fire (borrowed)
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine (borrowed)
Away (borrowed)
The Cry (borrowed)
Educated (borrowed)
My Sister, the Serial Killer (borrowed)
The Paris Seamstress (borrowed)
Too Much Lip (borrowed)
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing
* The Drover's Wife
* The Seventh Cross by Anna Seghers
* The Way You Make Me Feel
* Purple Hibiscus
* Everything Under
* The Erratics
* Sing, Unburied, Sing
* Wintering by Krissy Kneen
* The Idiot
* Crudo
* Hello, Universe

22. A book you picked up because of the cover


23. Any book from a series
Wolf Hall
Bring Up the Bodies


24. A young adult book by a woman of color
* The Way You Make Me Feel


A book by Jesmyn Ward
Sing, Unburied, Sing

A book by Jhumpa Lahiri


message 3: by Breanna (last edited Sep 30, 2019 03:53AM) (new)

Breanna | 91 comments Books read for the challenge so far: January - September 2019


1. A mystery or thriller written by a woman of color
Everything I Never Told You


2. A book about a woman with a mental illness
How to Be Human
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

3. A book by an author from Nigeria or New Zealand
My Sister, the Serial Killer
* Purple Hibiscus
What Sunny Saw in the Flames by Nnedi Okorafor


4. A book about or set in Appalachia
* What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia by Elizabeth Catte


5. A children's book
Little Black Princess
* Hello, Universe


6. A multigenerational family saga
The Paris Seamstress
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing


7. A book featuring a woman in science
* Wintering by Krissy Kneen (doesn't appear to be available on Goodreads)


8. A play
* The Drover's Wife

9. A novella
Passing by Nella Larsen

10. A book about a woman athlete


11. A book featuring a religion other than your own
Home Fire
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing

12. A Lambda Literary Award winner
* Her Body and Other Parties
Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters

13. A myth retelling
Home Fire
* Everything Under


14. A translated book published before 1945
* The Seventh Cross by Anna Seghers (I wasn't able to locate this one on Goodreads)


15. A book written by a South Asian author
Home Fire
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing

16. A book by an Indigenous woman
Too Much Lip
* The Drover's Wife

17. A book from the 2018 Reading Women Award shortlist
Educated


18. A romance or love story
Luther and Katharina: A Novel of Love and Rebellion
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing
Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters


19. A book about nature
How to Be Human


20. A historical fiction book
Wolf Hall
Bring Up the Bodies
Away
Luther and Katharina: A Novel of Love and Rebellion
The Paris Seamstress
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing
Tipping the Velvet


21. A book you bought or borrowed in 2019
TrumpetTrumpet by Jackie Kay (borrowed)
How to Be Human (borrowed)
Everything I Never Told You (borrowed)
Home Fire (borrowed)
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine (borrowed)
Away (borrowed)
The Cry (borrowed)
Educated (borrowed)
My Sister, the Serial Killer (borrowed)
The Paris Seamstress (borrowed)
Too Much Lip (borrowed)
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing
* The Drover's Wife
* The Seventh Cross by Anna Seghers
* The Way You Make Me Feel
* Purple Hibiscus
* Everything Under
* The Erratics
* Sing, Unburied, Sing
* Wintering by Krissy Kneen
* The Idiot
* Crudo
* Hello, Universe
Unsolved Australia: Lost Boys, Gone Girls by Justine Ford
Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee
Passing by Nella Larsen
What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia by Elizabeth Catte
Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters
Ms Ice Sandwich by Mieko Kawakama
What Sunny Saw in the Flames by Nnedi Okorafor
Stone Mattress: Nine Tales by Margaret Atwood
The Lost Girls by Ava Benny-Morrison



22. A book you picked up because of the cover
Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

23. Any book from a series
Wolf Hall
Bring Up the Bodies


24. A young adult book by a woman of color
The Way You Make Me Feel


A book by Jesmyn Ward
Sing, Unburied, Sing

A book by Jhumpa Lahiri


message 4: by Breanna (last edited Dec 31, 2019 11:06PM) (new)

Breanna | 91 comments Books read for the challenge so far: January - December 2019


1. A mystery or thriller written by a woman of color
Everything I Never Told You


2. A book about a woman with a mental illness
How to Be Human
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

3. A book by an author from Nigeria or New Zealand
My Sister, the Serial Killer
* Purple Hibiscus
What Sunny Saw in the Flames by Nnedi Okorafor


4. A book about or set in Appalachia
* What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia by Elizabeth Catte


5. A children's book
Little Black Princess
* Hello, Universe


6. A multigenerational family saga
The Paris Seamstress
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing
We That Are Young


7. A book featuring a woman in science
* Wintering by Krissy Kneen (doesn't appear to be available on Goodreads)


8. A play
* The Drover's Wife

9. A novella
Passing by Nella Larsen

10. A book about a woman athlete
Not completed.

11. A book featuring a religion other than your own
Home Fire
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing

12. A Lambda Literary Award winner
* Her Body and Other Parties
Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters

13. A myth retelling
Home Fire
* Everything Under


14. A translated book published before 1945
* The Seventh Cross by Anna Seghers (I wasn't able to locate this one on Goodreads)


15. A book written by a South Asian author
Home Fire
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing
We That Are Young

16. A book by an Indigenous woman
Too Much Lip
* The Drover's Wife

17. A book from the 2018 Reading Women Award shortlist
Educated


18. A romance or love story
Luther and Katharina: A Novel of Love and Rebellion
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing
Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters


19. A book about nature
How to Be Human


20. A historical fiction book
Wolf Hall
Bring Up the Bodies
Away
Luther and Katharina: A Novel of Love and Rebellion
The Paris Seamstress
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing
Tipping the Velvet


21. A book you bought or borrowed in 2019
TrumpetTrumpet by Jackie Kay (borrowed)
How to Be Human (borrowed)
Everything I Never Told You (borrowed)
Home Fire (borrowed)
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine (borrowed)
Away (borrowed)
The Cry (borrowed)
Educated (borrowed)
My Sister, the Serial Killer (borrowed)
The Paris Seamstress (borrowed)
Too Much Lip (borrowed)
* An Atlas of Impossible Longing
* The Drover's Wife
* The Seventh Cross by Anna Seghers
* The Way You Make Me Feel
* Purple Hibiscus
* Everything Under
* The Erratics
* Sing, Unburied, Sing
* Wintering by Krissy Kneen
* The Idiot
* Crudo
* Hello, Universe
Unsolved Australia: Lost Boys, Gone Girls by Justine Ford
Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee
Passing by Nella Larsen
What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia by Elizabeth Catte
Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters
Ms Ice Sandwich by Mieko Kawakama
What Sunny Saw in the Flames by Nnedi Okorafor
Stone Mattress: Nine Tales by Margaret Atwood
The Lost Girls by Ava Benny-Morrison
The Night Circus
We That Are Young


22. A book you picked up because of the cover
Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

23. Any book from a series
Wolf Hall
Bring Up the Bodies
Gilead
Home
Lila


24. A young adult book by a woman of color
The Way You Make Me Feel


A book by Jesmyn Ward
Sing, Unburied, Sing

A book by Jhumpa Lahiri
Not completed


message 5: by Breanna (new)

Breanna | 91 comments My favourite reads of the year (as per the above list) in no particular order:

* Educated by Tara Westover
* The Erratics by Vicki Laveau-Harvie
* Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
* Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
* Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
* Home by Marilynne Robinson
* Lila by Marilynne Robinson
* Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
* Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
* Sing, Unburied, Sing By Jesmyn Ward
* The Idiot by Elif Batuman
* Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee
* Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters


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