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message 1: by William (last edited Mar 24, 2015 07:29PM) (new)

William Kelly Here is a list of books I'd like to read this year. My goal is atleast 1 a month. 12 is my goal but I have 16 here... just in case.


1. The God's Themselves by Isaac Asimov
2. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
3. The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
***** Genesis by Bernard Beckett
5. Valis by Phillip K. Dick
6. Mason & Dixon by Thomas Pynchon
***** The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin
8. The Plague by Albert Camus
9. The Man Who was Thursday by G.K. Chesterton
10. Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke
***** The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
*** A Short Stay in Hell by Stephen L. Peck
***** The Martian by Andy Weir
***** The Egg by Andy Weir
****1/2 Snowball's Chance by John Reed
***** The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas by Ursula K. Le Guin


7/12


message 2: by megan (new)

megan | 915 comments The Things They Carried is a six star book!


message 3: by William (new)

William Kelly Megan wrote: "The Things They Carried is a six star book!"

Having just recently read it, I could not believe how amazing it actually would be. Agree wholeheartedly.


message 4: by William (new)

William Kelly currently reading the Plague


message 5: by Camille (new)

Camille (camillesbookishadventures) | 812 comments Good luck with your challenge!


message 6: by Sonya (new)

Sonya marie madden | 436 comments good luck


message 7: by William (last edited Apr 05, 2015 08:57PM) (new)

William Kelly Thank-you Camille and Sonya hope you are both doing well in your reading challenges!


message 8: by Sonya (new)

Sonya marie madden | 436 comments I am reading several library books right now


message 9: by William (last edited May 13, 2015 06:01PM) (new)

William Kelly Genre Challenge for 2016!


Everything Flows by Vasily Grossman The Time of Indifference by Alberto Moravia The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman More Than This by Patrick Ness The Complete Persepolis (Persepolis, #1-4) by Marjane Satrapi Farthing (Small Change, #1) by Jo Walton War with the Newts by Karel Čapek The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

Everything Flows by Vasily Grossman (Historical Fiction)
The Time of Indifference by Alberto Moravia (Romance/Chick Lit)
Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood (Contemporary/Literary Merit)
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (Poetry & Plays)
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman (Fantasy (includes Utopian))
More Than This by Patrick Ness (Minority Studies/LGBT)
The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi (Manga/Graphic Novels &/OR Humor)
Farthing by Jo Walton (Mysteries)
The War With The Newts by Karel Capek (Science-Fiction (includes Dystopian))
The Girl With All The Gifts by M.R. Carey (Horror/Thriller &/OR Short Story Collections)
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (Adventure &/OR Travel)
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster (Children's Lit &/OR Traditional Lit)


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