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message 1: by Kelly_Hunsaker_reads (last edited Jul 29, 2020 06:27PM) (new)

Kelly_Hunsaker_reads ... | 273 comments Challenge #2 - Read 5 each 1962 & 1862

1962
1. The Lonely Girl by Edna O'Brien ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️9 Jan 2020
2. Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
3. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️16 Jan 2020
4. Another Country by James Baldwin
5. The Drowned World by J.G. Ballard
6. The Reivers by William Faulkner
7. Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter
8. Lando by Louis L'Amour
9. The Prize by Irving Wallace ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 21 Jul 2020
10. Homicide Trinity by Rex Stout ⭐️⭐️ 21 May 2020


1862
1. The Notting Hill Mystery by Charles Warren Adams ⭐️⭐️7 Jul 20
2. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev - librivox
3. Romola by George Eliot - librivox
4. Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 29 Jul 2020
5. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo - librivox
6. No Name by Wilkie Collins - kindle, own it; librivox
7. The House of the Dead by Fyodor Dostoyevsky - audible, librivox
8. Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope - kindle, own it, audible, available, librivox
9. David Elginbrod by George MacDonald - kindle, available; Librivox
10. Salammbô by Gustave Flaubert - Librivox


message 2: by Kelly_Hunsaker_reads (last edited Aug 08, 2020 10:32PM) (new)

Kelly_Hunsaker_reads ... | 273 comments Challenge # 3 - Read 5 of top 10

Top 10:
1. Katherine Anne Porter, Ship of Fools (audible)
2. Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Dearly Beloved (dead tree)
3. Allen Drury, A Shade of Difference (Advise & Consent #2) (audible)
4. Herman Wouk, Youngblood Hawke (Audible)
5. J. D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey
6. Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler, Fail-Safe (Audible)
7. Homicide Trinity by Rex Stout 21 May 2020
8. The Prize by Irving Wallace 21 July 2020
9. Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy (DPL audio)
10. William Faulkner, The Reivers (dead tree + audible)


message 3: by Kelly_Hunsaker_reads (last edited Jul 26, 2020 09:06PM) (new)

Kelly_Hunsaker_reads ... | 273 comments Challenge #5 - Century Challenge - COMPLETE

1890 - 1899 - Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy 1 Jan 2020
1900 - 1909 - The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton March 2020
1910 - 1919 - Riders of the Purple Sage with Biographical Introduction by Zane Grey 3 Jul 2020
1920 - 1929 - Lady Chatterly's Lover by D H Lawrence 29 Jan 2020
1930 - 1939 - Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston 6 Jan 2020
1940 - 1949 - The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham 9 May 2020
1950 - 1959 - Round the Bend by Nevil Shute 1 Jan 2020
1960 - 1969 - The Keepers of the House by Shirley Ann Grau 7 Jan 2020
1970 - 1979 - The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison 6 Jan 2020
1980 - 1989 - Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson 3 Jan 2020


message 4: by Kelly_Hunsaker_reads (last edited Aug 17, 2020 03:24PM) (new)

Kelly_Hunsaker_reads ... | 273 comments Challenge #7 - Group Reads

1. Stoner by John Williams ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️11 Jan 2020
2. The Body Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson ⭐️⭐️8 Feb 2020
3. My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️8 Feb 20220
4. The Lover by Marguerite Duras ⭐️⭐️16 Apr 2020
5. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 17 Apr 2020
6. The Country of the Blind by H.G. Wells ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 22 Jun 2020
7. There Will Come Soft Rains by Ray Bradbury ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 2 Jul 2020
8. A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 3 Jul 2020
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Challenge #6: Short Stories

1. The Chrysanthemums by John Steinbeck
2. the white quail. flight by John Steinbeck
3. Flight by John Steinbeck
4. The Snake by John Steinbeck
5. Breakfast by John Steinbeck
6. The Raid by John Steinbeck
7. The Harness by John Steinbeck
8. The Vigilante by John Steinbeck
9. Johnny Bear by John Steinbeck
10. The Red Pony by John Steinbeck
11. The Murder by John Steinbeck
12. Saint Katy the Virgin by John Steinbeck
13. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
14. There Will Come Soft Rains by Ray Bradbury
15. All Summer in a Day by Ray Bradbury
16. If I Forget Thee, Oh Earth . . . by Arthur C. Clarke
17. The Lady's Maid's Bell by Edith Wharton
18. The Enormous Radio by John Cheever
19. The Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway
20. A Clean Well Lighted Place by Ernest Hemingway
21. A Day's Wait by Ernest Hemingway
22. Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio by Ernest Hemingway
23. Fathers and Sons: Short Stories by Ernest Hemingway
24. In Another Country by Ernest Hemingway
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25. The Killers by Ernest Hemingway
26. A Way You'll Never Be by Ernest Hemingway
27. Fifty Grand by Ernest Hemingway
28. The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber by Ernest Hemingway
29. O City of Broken Dreams by John Cheever
30. Christmas is a Sad Season for the Poor by John Cheever
31. The Season of Divorce by John Cheever
32. The Chaste Clarissa by John Cheever


message 5: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4913 comments Mod
Thomas Hardy has become one of my favorite authors and Tess is the favorite from the favorite. enjoy your challenge!


message 6: by Kathleen (new)

Kathleen | 3798 comments Lots of good ones here, Kelly! So glad you enjoyed Their Eyes Were Watching God. Fathers and Sons, Another Country and Lady Audley's Secret were all great too.


Kelly_Hunsaker_reads ... | 273 comments updated 2/8/2020


Kelly_Hunsaker_reads ... | 273 comments updated 4/23/20


message 9: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4913 comments Mod
You really are doing well, and thanks for the Nevil Shute lead, he is a true favorite of mine.


Kelly_Hunsaker_reads ... | 273 comments updated 6/22/20


message 11: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4913 comments Mod
Looks like challenge #5 is almost history.


message 12: by Kelly_Hunsaker_reads (last edited Jul 03, 2020 10:03PM) (new)

Kelly_Hunsaker_reads ... | 273 comments I added Challenge 6 as I am already more than halfway through. And completed challenge 5


message 13: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4913 comments Mod
I've always enjoyed short stories, but this year I may have gone a little overboard. You have some some I need to read.


Kelly_Hunsaker_reads ... | 273 comments updated everything :)


message 15: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (last edited Jul 29, 2020 08:45PM) (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 3059 comments Mod
Kelly_Hunsaker_reads wrote: "Challenge #5 - Century Challenge - COMPLETE


1890 - 1899 - Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
1 Jan 2020

1900 - 1909 - The House of Mirth by [..."


Oh excellent. Congratulations on finishing Challenge #3, and you're so close on the short stories!


Kelly_Hunsaker_reads ... | 273 comments challenge 6 is complete! But I am going to continue my tally of short stories here.


message 17: by Laurie (new)

Laurie | 1631 comments Congrats on completing two challenges.


message 18: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4913 comments Mod
Nevil Shute is one of my favorite authors, but I've not yet read Round the Bend. Did you like it?


Kelly_Hunsaker_reads ... | 273 comments Bob wrote: "Nevil Shute is one of my favorite authors, but I've not yet read Round the Bend. Did you like it?"

I liked it but I didn't love it like A Town Like Alice


message 20: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4913 comments Mod
Kelly_Hunsaker_reads wrote: "Bob wrote: "Nevil Shute is one of my favorite authors, but I've not yet read Round the Bend. Did you like it?"

I liked it but I didn't love it like A Town Like Alice"


If you ever run across it you might like The Breaking Wave


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