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Kendra | 1022 comments September 4/4

1. First Day of Fall
a. Read a book that contains a 2 in the page number.
Clean Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles, #1) by Ilona Andrews Clean Sweep by Ilona Andrews - Sept. 15th
225 pages.
b. Read a book published in September, October, or November.
Diamond Fire (Hidden Legacy, #3.5) by Ilona Andrews Diamond Fire by Ilona Andrews - Sept. 1st
Published Nov. 6th, 2018
c. Read a book in which a significant even takes place at night.
One Fell Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles, #3) by Ilona Andrews One Fell Sweep by Ilona Andrews - Sept. 21st

2. National Read a Book Day
a. Read a book by a new-to-you author.
Queen Victoria's Matchmaking The Royal Marriages that Shaped Europe by Deborah Cadbury Queen Victoria's Matchmaking: The Royal Marriages that Shaped Europe by Deborah Cadbury - Sept. 18th
b. Read a book that is the next in a series you've already started.
Third Grave Dead Ahead (Charley Davidson, #3) by Darynda Jones Third Grave Dead Ahead by Darynda Jones - Sept. 7th
c. Read a book that can be read in one day.
Well Played (Well Met, #2) by Jen DeLuca Well Played by Jen DeLuca - Sept. 22nd

3. Fall or Autumn?
a. Read a book whose title starts with a letter in FALL or AUTUMN.
Things My Son Needs to Know about the World by Fredrik Backman Things My Son Needs to Know about the World by Fredrik Backman - Sept. 14th
b. Read a book by an author whose first or last name starts with A or F.
Sweep of the Blade (Innkeeper Chronicles, #4) by Ilona Andrews Sweep of the Blade by Ilona Andrews - Sept. 27th
c. Read a book that shows leaves on the cover.
Sweep with Me (Innkeeper Chronicles, #4.5) by Ilona Andrews Sweep with Me by Ilona Andrews - Oct. 6th

4. September Birthday: Shel Silverstein
a. Read a humorous book.
One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter by Scaachi Koul One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter by Scaachi Koul - Sept. 12th
b. Read a book written between 1930 and 1999.
Neverwhere (London Below, #1) by Neil Gaiman Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman - Sept. 28th
c. Read a book by an author named Sue or with a character named Sue (reasonable variations like Susan, Susanne, or Suzette are allowed.)
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote In Cold Blood by Truman Capote - Sept. 30th
Susan Kidwell

October 4/4

1. Pumpkin Spice Everything
a. Read a book that has orange on the cover.
Sweep in Peace (Innkeeper Chronicles, #2) by Ilona Andrews Sweep in Peace by Ilona Andrews - Sept. 17th
b. Read a book whose title starts with a letter in SPICE.
Sapphire Flames (Hidden Legacy, #4) by Ilona Andrews Sapphire Flames by Ilona Andrews - Sept. 3rd
c. Read a book in which food plays a role in the book.
Lost and Found Sisters (Wildstone, #1) by Jill Shalvis Lost and Found Sisters by Jill Shalvis - Oct. 2nd

2. October Birthday: R.L. Stine
a. Read a children's or YA book.
Twilight (Twilight, #1) by Stephenie Meyer Twilight by Stephenie Meyer - Oct. 17th
b. Read a book in which the title starts with a letter in GOOSEBUMPS.
The Grammarians by Cathleen Schine The Grammarians by Cathleen Schine - Sept. 13th
c. Read a book by R.L. Stine or Ray Bradbury.
WILD CARD - Read a YA book.
The Upside of Unrequited (Simonverse, #2) by Becky Albertalli The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli - Nov. 16th

3. World Mental Health Day
a. Read a book where one of the author's initials is found in MENTAL HEALTH.
To Have and to Hoax by Martha Waters To Have and to Hoax by Martha Waters - Sept. 9th
b. Read a book featuring a healthcare worker.
The Strange Case of Dr. Couney How a Mysterious European Showman Saved Thousands of American Babies by Dawn Raffel The Strange Case of Dr. Couney: How a Mysterious European Showman Saved Thousands of American Babies by Dawn Raffel - Sept. 15th
c. Read a book featuring a character who struggles with their mental health.
Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet (Charley Davidson, #4) by Darynda Jones Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet by Darynda Jones - Sept. 16th

4. Halloween
a. Read a horror book.
Haunted Nights by Ellen Datlow Haunted Nights edited by Ellen Datlow - Nov. 12th
b. Read a book in which the main character has a disguise.
Anxious People by Fredrik Backman Anxious People by Fredrik Backman - Sept. 20th
c. Read a book that won or was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award or the Shirley Jackson Award.
American Gods (American Gods, #1) by Neil Gaiman American Gods by Neil Gaiman - Oct. 15th

November 4/4

1. National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
a. Read a book that has brown on the cover.
The Lemon Sisters (Wildstone, #3) by Jill Shalvis The Lemon Sisters by Jill Shalvis - Sept. 19th
b. Read a book featuring a main character whose name starts with a letter in HERSEYS.
Midnight Sun (Twilight, #5) by Stephenie Meyer Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer - Oct. 14th
Edward
c. Read a book featuring an eccentric ("nutty") character.
A Killing Frost (October Daye, #14) by Seanan McGuire A Killing Frost by Seanan McGuire - Oct. 4th

2. November for Beginners
a. Read a book whose title features at least one word that is mentioned in the poem (word must be 4 letters or longer).
MUSIC
The Sound of Music Story How A Beguiling Young Novice, A Handsome Austrian Captain, and Ten Singing von Trapp Children Inspired the Most Beloved Film of All Time by Tom Santopietro The Sound of Music Story: How A Beguiling Young Novice, A Handsome Austrian Captain, and Ten Singing von Trapp Children Inspired the Most Beloved Film of All Time by Tom Santopietro - Sept. 11th
b. Read a collection of poetry or a book written in verse.
In Flanders Fields And Other Poems of the First World War by Brian Busby In Flanders Fields: And Other Poems of the First World War edited by Brian Busby - Nov. 15th
c. Read a book by an author who won or was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Award, NAACP Image Award, or a National Book Award.
Hamilton The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda & Jeremy McCarter - Oct. 5th

3. But it's spring?
a. Read a book with a green or yellow cover.
Emerald Blaze (Hidden Legacy, #5) by Ilona Andrews Emerald Blaze by Ilona Andrews - Sept. 4th
b. Read a book whose author's initials can be found in the phrase SMELL LIKE DIRT.
New Moon (Twilight, #2) by Stephenie Meyer New Moon by Stephenie Meyer - Oct. 20th
c. Read a book found on one of these lists:
- Goodread's 2020 Big Books of Spring
If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane - Oct. 29th

4. November Birthday: C.S. Lewis and Madeleine L'Engle
a. Read a fantasy novel.
The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune - Sept. 13th
b. Read a book with religious themes.
The Archive of the Forgotten (Hell's Library, #2) by A.J. Hackwith The Archive of the Forgotten by A.J. Hackwith - Oct. 12th
c. Read a book written by either C.S. Lewis or Madeleine L'Engle.
The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis - Nov. 29th


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Kendra | 1022 comments American Gods won a Bram Stoker award.


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Kendra | 1022 comments If I Never Met You is on Goodreads 2020 Big Books of Spring.


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