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message 2: by Lahni (last edited Mar 25, 2020 09:40PM) (new)

Lahni | 28 comments TNBBC Group Reads

1. Neverwhere
2. The Other Boleyn Girl
3. Ballad of the Whiskey Robber
4. The Abstinence Teacher
5. The Thirteenth Tale
6. Blindness
7. The Bell Jar
8. The Witch of Portobello
9. The Road
10. A Dirty Job
11. The Book of Lost Things
12. The Book Thief
13. The Raw Shark Texts
14. Shantaram
15. The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
16. The Cider House Rules
17. A Great and Terrible Beauty
18. House of Leaves
19. Dracula
20. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
21. Jane Eyre
22. East of Eden
23. A Christmas Carol
24. Stardust
25. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
26. Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
27. The Audacity of Hope
28. Love in the Time of Cholera
29. Water for Elephants
30. Angela's Ashes
31. The Shadow of the Wind
32. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
33. Fool
34. I Capture the Castle
35. People of the Book
36. The Woman in White
37. Pride and Prejudice Zombies
38. The Best Short Stories of Edgar Allen Poe
39. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
40. The Reader
41. The Time Traveler's Wife
42. Little Women
43. The Graveyard Book
44. Rebecca
45. The Poisonwood Bible
46. Olive Kitteridge
47. The Girl Who Played With Fire
48. Never Let Me Go
49. The Stupidest Angel
50. The Gargoyle
51. The Hunger Games
52. The Help
53. Lolita
54. Shutter Island
55. The Picture of Dorian Gray
56. The Eyre Affair
57. Flowers for Algernon
58. One Hundred Years of Solitude
59. Gone With the Wind
60. The Count of Monte Cristo
61. Pride and Prejudice
62. The Red Tent
63. The Case of the Missing Servant
64. The Map of True Places
65. Frankenstein
66. The Passage
67. Everything is Illuminated
68. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
69. Fingersmith
70. The Remains of the Day
71. The Art of Devotion
72. Sarah's Key
73. Let the Right One In
74. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep
75. A Redbird Christmas
76. The Wishing Trees
77. Brave New World
78. The Sun Also Rises
79. The Kitchen House
80. Wuthering Heights
81. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet
82. Let the Great World Spin
83. Room
84. The House on Mango Street
85. Catch-22
86. The Children's Book
87. The Forgotten Garden
88. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
89. The Ghost Trap
90. To Kill a Mockingbird
91. Pillars of the Earth
92. The Bird Sisters
93. The Scarlet Letter
94. The Handmaid's Tale
95. And Yet They Were Happy
96. Eden Lake
97. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
98. Sense and Sensability
99. Her Fearful Symmetry
100. The Princess Bride
101. Middlesex
102. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
103. Jamaica Inn
104. The Paris Wife
105. To the Lighthouse
106. The Windup Bird Chronicle
107. Still Alice
108. We Have Always Lived in the Castle
109. Skinny
110. Love on the Big Screen
111. The Bee Loud Glade
112. Damascus
113. Volt
114. Bill Warrington's Last Chance
115. In the King's Arms
116. A Tale of Two Cities
117. The Night Circus
118. Kafka on the Shore
119. The Great Gatsby
120. The Ruins of Us
121. Banned For Life
122. American Gods
123. Agnes Grey
124. The Baker's Daughter
125. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
126. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
127. The Sovereignties of Invention
128. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
129. The Descendants
130. The Lifeboat
131. The Time Machine
132. The Adults
133. Boleto
134. Norwegian Wood
135. And Then There Were None
136. Threats
137. My Only Wife
138. Watership Down
139. Sharp Objects
140. Mad Hope
141. Little Century
142. Taft 2012
143. Cloud Atlas
144. Anna Karenina
145. The Casual Vacancy
146. The Haunting of Hill House
147. How to Get into the Twin Palms
148. The Hobbit
149. Lonesome Dove
150. Shout Her Lovely Name
151. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
152. Tess of the D'Ubervilles
153. Wool Omnibus
154. Dark Places
155. Mrs. Dalloway
156. A Pretty Mouth
157. Northanger Abbey
158. The Elegance of the Hedgehog
159. Grey Cats
160. Emma
161. The Round House
162. The Fridgularity
163. Defending Jacob
164. The Diary of a Young Girl
165. Fight for Your Long Day
166. The Taker
167. The Wonder Bread Summer
168. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
169. Life of Pi
170. The Great Lenore
171. Happy Talk
172. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
173. Dead Letter Office
174. The Waiting Tide
175. A Christmas Memory
176. Julie and Julia
177. Outlander
178. The Library at Night
179. A Deep and Gorgeous Thirst
180. Stupid Children
181. Ireland
182. Hyperbole and a Half
183. Romance for Delinquents
184. Burn This House
185. There Is No End to This Slope
186. The Rosie Project
187. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
188. 8-Bit Christmas
189. Above All Men
190. Speak
191. The Martian
192. Love Water Memory
193. The Last Good Halloween
194. The Ocean at the End of the Lane
195. Chocolat
196. Cloud Pharmacy
197. A Red Woman Was Crying
198. Bridget Jones's Diary
199. Hercule Poirot's Christmas
200. Winterswim
201. Beatitude
202. A Week in Winter
203. The Fault in Our Stars
204. The Poor Man's Guide to an Affordable, Painless Suicide
205. Grundish and Askew
206. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
207. Possession
208. From Here
209. The Z Club
210. The Paying Guests
211. A Clockwork Orange
212. The Country of Ice Cream Star
213. Annihilation
214. A Shelter of Others
215. The Night Strangers
216. Fahrenheit 451
217. The Mapmaker's Children
218. The Beautiful Bureaucrat
219. Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
220. The Snow Child
221. Moon Up, Past Full
222. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
223. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
224. Fallen Land
225. I Shall Not Be Moved
226. The House at Riverton
227. Glory Over Everything: Beyond The Kitchen House
228. Brown Bottle
229. California
230. Skin and Other Stories
231. The Girl on the Train
232. Lost Everything
233. All the Light We Cannot See
234. The Humans
235. The North Water
236. The Outsiders
237. Carrie
238. Each Vagabond by Name
239. Everything I Found on the Beach
240. The Wonder
241. White Heat
242. The Shooting
243. Geek Love
244. Beneath a Marble Sky
245. Under the Poppy
246. Moral Disorder and Other Stories
247. Homegoing
248. The Whole Town's Talking
249. Maurice
250. The Unmentionables
251. Borne
252. News of the World
253. The Underground Railroad


message 3: by Lahni (last edited Mar 28, 2020 11:16AM) (new)

Lahni | 28 comments Never Ending Series Challenge

Dreamhouse Kings
House of Dark Shadows
Watcher in the Woods
Gatekeepers
Timescape
Whirlwind
Frenzy

His Dark Materials
The Golden Compass
The Subtle Knife
The Amber Spyglass

Ruth Galloway
The Crossing Places
The Janus Stone
The House at Sea's End
A Room Full of Bones
A Dying Fall
The Outcast Dead
The Ghost Fields

Ender's Saga
Ender's Game
Speaker for the Dead
Xenocide
Children of the Mind

The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner
The Scorch Trials
The Death Cure
The Kill Order
The Fever Code (2016)

No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
Tears of the Giraffe
Morality for Beautiful Girls
The Kalahari Typing School for Men
The Full Cupboard of Life
In the Company of Cheerful Ladies

Flavia de Luce
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag
A Red Herring Without Mustard
I Am Half-Sick of Shadows
Speaking From Among the Bones
The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust

Sarah Agnes Prine
These Is My Words
Sarah's Quilt
The Golden Star

Sookie Stackhouse
Dead Until Dark
Living Dead in Dallas
Club Dead
Dead to the World
Definitely Dead
All Together Dead
From Dead to Worse

The Pillars of the Earth
The Pillars of the Earth
World Without End
A Column of Fire

Stephanie Plum
One For the Money
Two for the Dough
Three to Get Deadly
Four to Score
High Five
Hot Six
Seven Up
Hard Eight

Waverley Family
Garden Spells
First Frost

Bloody Jack
Bloody Jack
Curse of the Blue Tattoo
Under the Jolly Roger
In the Belly of the Bloodhound
Mississippi Jack
My Bonny Light Horseman

The Sisters Grimm
The Fairy-Tale Detectives
The Unusual Suspects
The Problem Child
Once Upon a Crime
Magic and Other Misdemeanors
Tales From the Hood
The Everafter War
The Inside Story
The Counsel of Mirrors

The Lunar Chronicles
Cinder
Scarlet
Cress
Winter

Leven Thumps
Gateway to Foo
Whispered Secret
Eyes of the Want
Wrath of Ezra
Ruins of Alder

Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar children
Hollow City
Library of Souls
A Map of Days
The Conference of the Birds

Faeriewalker
Glimmerglass
Shadowspell
Sirensong

Kopp Sisters
Girl Waits with Gun
Lady Cop Makes Trouble
Miss Kopp's Midnight Confession
Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit
Kopp Sisters on the March
Dear Miss Kopp

Tennis Shoes
Tennis Shoes Among the Nephites
Gadiantons and the Silver Sword
Feathered Serpent, Part 1
Feathered Serpent, Part 2
The Sacred Quest
The Lost Scrolls
The Golden Crown
Warriors of Cumorah
Tower of Thunder
Kingdoms and Conquerors
Socerers and Seers
Drums of Desolation

Work and the Glory
Pillar of Light
Like a Fire is Burning
Truth Will Prevail
Thy Gold to Refine
A Season of Joy
Praise to the Man
No Unhallowed Hand
So Great a Cause
All is Well


message 4: by Lahni (last edited Feb 19, 2019 09:32PM) (new)

Lahni | 28 comments Banned Books Challenge

Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009
1. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling
2. Alice series, by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
3. The Chocolate War, by Robert Cormier
4. And Tango Makes Three, by Justin Richardson/Peter Parnell
5. Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck
6. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou
7. Scary Stories (series), by Alvin Schwartz
8. His Dark Materials (series), by Philip Pullman
9. ttyl; ttfn; l8r g8r (series), by Myracle, Lauren
10. The Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky
11. Fallen Angels, by Walter Dean Myers
12. It’s Perfectly Normal, by Robie Harris
13. Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey
14. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain
15. The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison
16. Forever, by Judy Blume
17. The Color Purple, by Alice Walker
18. Go Ask Alice, by Anonymous
19. Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger
20. King and King, by Linda de Haan
21. To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
22. Gossip Girl (series), by Cecily von Ziegesar
23. The Giver, by Lois Lowry
24. In the Night Kitchen, by Maurice Sendak
25. Killing Mr. Griffen, by Lois Duncan
26. Beloved, by Toni Morrison
27. My Brother Sam Is Dead, by James Lincoln Collier
28. Bridge To Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson
29. The Face on the Milk Carton, by Caroline B. Cooney
30. We All Fall Down, by Robert Cormier
31. What My Mother Doesn’t Know, by Sonya Sones
32. Bless Me, Ultima, by Rudolfo Anaya
33. Snow Falling on Cedars, by David Guterson
34. The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big, Round Things, by Carolyn Mackler
35. Angus, Thongs, and Full Frontal Snogging, by Louise Rennison
36. Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley
37. It’s So Amazing, by Robie Harris
38. Arming America, by Michael Bellasiles
39. Kaffir Boy, by Mark Mathabane
40. Life is Funny, by E.R. Frank
41. Whale Talk, by Chris Crutcher
42. The Fighting Ground, by Avi
43. Blubber, by Judy Blume
44. Athletic Shorts, by Chris Crutcher
45. Crazy Lady, by Jane Leslie Conly
46. Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut
47. The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby, by George Beard
48. Rainbow Boys, by Alex Sanchez
49. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, by Ken Kesey
50. The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini
51. Daughters of Eve, by Lois Duncan
52. The Great Gilly Hopkins, by Katherine Paterson
53. You Hear Me?, by Betsy Franco
54. The Facts Speak for Themselves, by Brock Cole
55. Summer of My German Soldier, by Bette Green
56. When Dad Killed Mom, by Julius Lester
57. Blood and Chocolate, by Annette Curtis Klause
58. Fat Kid Rules the World, by K.L. Going
59. Olive’s Ocean, by Kevin Henkes
60. Speak, by Laurie Halse Anderson
61. Draw Me A Star, by Eric Carle
62. The Stupids (series), by Harry Allard
63. The Terrorist, by Caroline B. Cooney
64. Mick Harte Was Here, by Barbara Park
65. The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien
66. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, by Mildred Taylor
67. A Time to Kill, by John Grisham
68. Always Running, by Luis Rodriguez
69. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury
70. Harris and Me, by Gary Paulsen
71. Junie B. Jones (series), by Barbara Park
72. Song of Solomon, by Toni Morrison
73. What’s Happening to My Body Book, by Lynda Madaras
74. The Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold
75. Anastasia (series), by Lois Lowry
76. A Prayer for Owen Meany, by John Irving
77. Crazy: A Novel, by Benjamin Lebert
78. The Joy of Gay Sex by Dr. Charles Silverstein (I won't read this one)
79. The Upstairs Room, by Johanna Reiss
80. A Day No Pigs Would Die, by Robert Newton Peck
81. Black Boy, by Richard Wright
82. Deal With It!, by Esther Drill
83. Detour for Emmy, by Marilyn Reynolds
84. So Far From the Bamboo Grove, by Yoko Watkins
85. Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes, by Chris Crutcher
86. Cut, by Patricia McCormick
87. Tiger Eyes, by Judy Blume
88. The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood
89. Friday Night Lights, by H.G. Bissenger
90. A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeline L’Engle
91. Julie of the Wolves, by Jean Craighead George
92. The Boy Who Lost His Face, by Louis Sachar
93. Bumps in the Night, by Harry Allard
94. Goosebumps (series), by R.L. Stine
95. Shade’s Children, by Garth Nix
96. Grendel, by John Gardner
97. The House of the Spirits, by Isabel Allende
98. I Saw Esau, by Iona Opte
99. Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret, by Judy Blume
100. America: A Novel, by E.R. Frank

ALA List of Banned and Challenged Classics
1. The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
2. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger
3. The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck
4. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
5. The Color Purple, by Alice Walker
6. Ulysses, by James Joyce
7. Beloved, by Toni Morrison
8. The Lord of the Flies, by William Golding
9. 1984, by George Orwell
10. Lolita, by Vladmir Nabokov
11. Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck
12. Catch-22, by Joseph Heller
13. Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley
14. Animal Farm, by George Orwell
15. The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest Hemingway
16. As I Lay Dying, by William Faulkner
17. A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway
18. Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston
19. Invisible Man, by Ralph Ellison
20. Song of Solomon, by Toni Morrison
21. Gone with the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell
22. Native Son, by Richard Wright
23. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, by Ken Kesey
24. Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut
25. For Whom the Bell Tolls, by Ernest Hemingway
26. The Call of the Wild, by Jack London
27. Go Tell it on the Mountain, by James Baldwin
28. All the King's Men, by Robert Penn Warren
29. The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien
30. The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair
31. Lady Chatterley's Lover, by D.H. Lawrence
32. A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess
33. The Awakening, by Kate Chopin
34. In Cold Blood, by Truman Capote
35. The Satanic Verses, by Salman Rushdie
36. Sophie's Choice, by William Styron
37. Sons and Lovers, by D.H. Lawrence
38. Cat's Cradle, by Kurt Vonnegut
39. A Separate Peace, by John Knowles
40. Naked Lunch, by William S. Burroughs
41. Brideshead Revisited, by Evelyn Waugh
42. Women in Love, by D.H. Lawrence
43. The Naked and the Dead, by Norman Mailer
44. Tropic of Cancer, by Henry Miller
45. An American Tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser
46. Rabbit, Run, by John Updike


message 5: by Lahni (last edited Mar 30, 2020 03:21PM) (new)

Lahni | 28 comments Africa:
Botswana - The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency (1/11)
Congo (DRC) - The Poisonwood Bible (7/15)
Egypt - The Red Tent (4/11)
Ghana - Eddie Signwriter (2016)
Morocco - The Alchemist (9/11)

Asia:
China - Shanghai Girls (11/10) (also: California)
India - Secret Daughter (2/11) (also: California)
Indonesia - Eat Pray Love (11/10) (also: Italy, India)
Japan - Norwegian Wood (1/11)
Malaysia - The Rice Mother (3/11)
Nepal - Sold (8/11) (also: India)
North Korea - Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea (9/11)
Philippines - Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath (11/15)
Thailand - The Wishing Trees (12/10) (also: Japan, Hong Kong, India, Viet Nam, Nepal, Egypt)
Viet Nam (Saigon) - Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai (4/17)(also: Alabama)

Australia/Oceania:
Australia - I am the Messenger (1/11)
Fiji - Dove (11/11) (also: Tonga, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Australia, South Africa, New Guinea, Surinam, Barbados, Virgin Islands, Galapagos Islands)
New Zealand - The Whale Rider (10/10)

Caribbean:
Dominican Republic - The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (11/10) (also: New Jersey)
Jamaica - Bloody Jack (10/11) (also: England)

Europe:
Austria - The People of the Book (5/11) (also: Bosnia, Hungary, Spain, England)
Bosnia and Herzegovina - The Cellist of Sarajevo (4/11)
Channel Islands - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (9/11)
England - Major Pettigrew's Last Stand (10/10)
France - Sarah's Key (10/10)
Germany - The Book Thief (1/11)
Greece - A Midsummer Night's Dream (6/11)
Hungary - The Invisible Bridge (6/11) (also: France, Ukraine)
Iceland - The Gargoyle (5/11) (also: USA, Germany, Japan, England, Italy)
Ireland - Artemis Fowl (10/10)
Italy - Catch-22 (3/11)
Lithuania - Between Shades of Gray (3/15) (also: Russia)
Monoco - Rebecca (1/11)
Netherlands - Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (12/10)
Poland - Maus I: My Father Bleeds History (1/11)
Portugal - Blindness (2016)
Scotland - Truth and Beauty (10/11) (Also: New York, Iowa, Tennessee)
Serbia - Murder on the Orient Express (10/19)
Spain - The Shadow of the Wind (3/11)
Sweden - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (6/11)
Switzerland - Frankenstein (11/10)
Ukraine - Everything is Illuminated (4/11)
Whales - Howl's Moving Castle (5/11)

Latin America:
Columbia - Love in the Time of Cholera (2016)

Middle East:
Afghanistan - The Kite Runner (2/11) (also: California)
Israel - The Last Ember (10/10) (also: Italy)
United Arab Emirates - The Witch of Portobello (12/10) (also: Romania, Scotland, England?)
Yemen - I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced (1/11)

North America:
Canada - Through Black Spruce (1/11)
USA - A Quiet Belief In Angels (10/10)

*Antarctica:


TOTALS
2010-2011: 39
2011-2012: 3
2015: 3
2016: 3
2017: 1
2019: 1
Grand Total: 50

Started: 10/10
Finished:


message 6: by Lahni (last edited Mar 30, 2020 03:10PM) (new)

Lahni | 28 comments My Unofficial Never-Ending USA Journey

1. Alabama: A Redbird Christmas (12/10)
2. Alaska: Call of the Wild (9/11)
3. Arizona: The Host (2/20)
4. Arkansas: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (7/15)
5. California: The Stupidest Angel (12/10)
6. Colorado: Whiter than Snow (1/11)
7. Connecticut: East of Eden (11/11) (also: California)
8. Delaware:
9. Florida: Homer's Odyssey (10/10) (also: New York)
10. Georgia: The Color Purple (11/10)
11. Hawaii: Soul Surfer (10/15)
12. Idaho:
13. Illinois: The House on Mango Street (3/11)
14. Indiana: Zombies VS Unicorns "Princess Prettypants" (3/11) (also: Mississippi - "Inoculata")
15. Iowa: Truth and Beauty (10/11)
16. Kansas: The Scent of Rain and Lightning (4/11)
17. Kentucky:
18. Louisiana: Dead Until Dark (5/11)
19. Maine: Carrie (2/11)
20. Maryland: Kindred (10/10)
21. Massachusetts: Little Women (11/10)
22. Michigan: The Time Traveler's Wife (2/11) (also: Illinois)
23. Minnesota: The Dark Divine (12/10)
24. Mississippi: The Help (10/10)
25. Missouri: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (5/11)
26. Montana:
27. Nebraska: Full Dark No Stars (11/11)
28. Nevada:
29. New Hampshire: A Separate Peace (11/10)
30. New Jersey: One For the Money (2/15)
31. New Mexico: The Passage (10/10) (also: Oregon, California, Colorado, Nevada)
32. New York: A Quiet Belief In Angels (10/10) (also: Georgia)
33. North Carolina: Dress Your Family In Corduroy and Denim (7/11)
34. North Dakota: Peace Like a River (3/12)
35. Ohio: Bet Me (10/12)
36. Oklahoma: Rifles for Watie (10/11) (also: Arkansas, Kansas)
37. Oregon: Snowbound (3/11)
38. Pennsylvania: The Kitchen House (4/11) (also: Virginia)
39. Rhode Island: She's Come Undone (1/17)
40. South Carolina: The Secret Life of Bees (1/11)
41. South Dakota:
42. Tennessee: Spell Bound (10/15) (also: Georgia)
43. Texas: Miss You Most of All (1/11)
44. Utah: Stolen Innocence (10/10)
45. Vermont: She's Come Undone (2017)
46. Virginia: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (4/11) (also: Maryland)
47. Washington: The Rivers Run Dry (10/10)
48. West Virginia: The Glass Castle (9/11) (also: Arizona, Nevada, New York)
49. Wisconsin: How High the Moon (2/11)
50. Wyoming: Borrowed Light (3/20)

*Washington D.C.: The Audacity of Hope (5/11)


TOTALS
2010: 13
2011: 22
2012: 2
2015: 4
2017: 2
2020: 2
Grand Total: 45/51

Started: 10/10
Finished:


message 7: by Lahni (last edited Mar 30, 2020 04:00PM) (new)

Lahni | 28 comments Official List of Countries by Region


Africa:
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Canary Islands
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo (Republic)
Congo (DRC)
Djibouti
Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire)
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Reunion
Rwanda
Sao Tome & Principe
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
Sudan
Swaziland
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
Uganda
Western Sahara
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Antarctica (Optional Region)

Asia:
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Brunei
Burma
Cambodia
China
East Timor
Georgia
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Japan
Kazakhstan
Korea, North
Korea, South
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Macau
Malaysia
Maldives
Mongolia
Nepal
Philippines
Singapore
Sri Lanka
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Thailand
Tibet
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan
Vietnam

Caribbean:
Anguilla
Antigua
Aruba
Bahamas
Barbados
Bermuda (we'll just call it Caribbean)
Bonaire
Cayman Islands
Cuba
Curacao
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Haiti
Jamaica
Martinique
Montserrat
Puerto Rico
Saba
St. Barth's
St. Eustatius
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Maarten
St. Vincent & the Grenadines
Trinidad & Tobago
Turks & Caicos
Virgin Islands (BVI & US)

Europe:
Albania
Andorra
Austria
Azores
Belarus
Belgium
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Channel Islands (Guernsey, Jersey)
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
England
Estonia
Faeroe Islands
Finland
France
Germany
Gibraltar
Greece
Greenland
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland / Northern Ireland
Italy (can also use Sardinia and Sicily separately)
Kosovo
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Madeira
Malta
Moldova
Monaco (Monte Carlo)
Montenegro
Netherlands (Holland)
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
San Marino
Scotland
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain (also Balearic Islands)
Sweden
Switzerland
Ukraine
Vatican City
Wales

Latin America:
Argentina
Belize
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Easter Island
Ecuador
El Salvador
Falkland Islands
French Guiana
Galapagos Islands
Guatemala
Guyana
Honduras
Nicaragua
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Suriname
Uruguay
Venezuela

The Middle East:
Afghanistan
Bahrain
Cyprus
Iran
Iraq
Israel
Jordan
Kuwait
Lebanon
Oman
Pakistan
Palestine
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Turkey
United Arab Emirates
Yemen

North America:
Canada
Mexico
USA

Oceania:
Australia
Cook Islands
Fiji
French Polynesia (incl. Tahiti)
Guam & Wake
Kiribati
Marshall Islands
Micronesia
Nauru
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Niue
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Pitcairn Island
Samoa
Solomon Islands
Tonga
Tuvalu
Vanuatu


message 8: by Lahni (last edited Mar 30, 2020 06:52PM) (new)

Lahni | 28 comments Countries Reading Plan

Africa:
Algeria - The Plague by Albert Camus
Angola - The Return
Benin - Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan
Burkina Faso
Burundi - ? Strength in What Remains by Tracy Kidder
Cameroon - A Zoo in My Luggage
Canary Islands -
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo (Republic)
Djibouti
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia - Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
Gabon
Gambia - Roots by Alex Haley
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire)
Kenya - The Camel Bookmobile by Masha Hamilton
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Madagascar
Malawi - The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kampkwamba
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria - Time Will Tell by Yemi Elegunde
Reunion
Rwanda - We Wish to Inform You by Philip Gourevitch
Sao Tome & Principe
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone - The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna
- A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah
Somalia
South Africa - Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
Sudan - Lyrics Alley by Leila Aboulela
Swaziland
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
Western Sahara
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Antarctica (Optional Region)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Asia:
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Brunei
Burma - Elephant Run by Roland Smith
Cambodia
East Timor
Georgia
Hong Kong - The Painted Veil by Somerset Maugham
Kazakhstan
Korea, South - The Surrendered by Lee Chang-Rae
- Please Look After Mom by Kyung-Sook Shin
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Macau
Maldives
Mongolia - Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
Singapore
Sri Lanka
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tibet
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan

Caribbean:
Anguilla
Antigua
Aruba
Bahamas
Barbados
Bermuda (we'll just call it Caribbean)
Bonaire
Cayman Islands
Cuba - The Red Umbrella by Christina Gonzales
Curacao - The Cay by Theadore Taylor
Dominica - The Wild Sargassa Sea by Jean Rhys
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Haiti - Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende
Martinique
Montserrat
Puerto Rico
Saba
St. Barth's
St. Eustatius
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Maarten
St. Vincent & the Grenadines
Trinidad & Tobago
Turks & Caicos
Virgin Islands (BVI & US)

Europe:
Albania
Andorra
Azores
Belarus
Belgium
Bulgaria - The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
Croatia - The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht
Czech Republic - The Unbearable Lightness of Being by M Kundera
Denmark - Number the Stars - Lois Lowry
- The Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaaberbol
Estonia
Faeroe Islands
Finland - Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name by Vendela Vida
Gibraltar
Greenland
Kosovo
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Madeira
Malta
Moldova
Montenegro
Norway - Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George
- The Orange Girl by Jostein Gaarder
Romania - Dracula by Bram Stoker
- Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier
- The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
Russia - Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
- Dr. Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
San Marino
Sardinia (Italy)
Serbia - Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Sicily (Italy)
Slovakia
Slovenia - Veronika Decides to Die by Paulo Coelho
Vatican City

Latin America:
Argentina
Belize
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile - The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende
- Portrait in Sepia by Isabel Allende
Costa Rica
Easter Island
Ecuador
El Salvador
Falkland Islands
French Guiana
Galapagos Islands - Tales of a Female Nomad by Rita G Gelman
Guatemala
Guyana
Honduras
Nicaragua
Panama
Paraguay
Peru - The Bad Girl by Mario Vargas Llosa
Suriname
Uruguay
Venezuela

The Middle East:
Bahrain
Cyprus
Iran - Reading Lolita in Terhan by Azar Nafisi
- Rooftops of Terhan by Mahbod Seraji
Iraq
Jordan - The Cry of the Dove by Fadia Faqir
Kuwait
Lebanon
Oman
Pakistan - Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
Palestine
Qatar
Saudi Arabia - Finding Nouf by Zoe Ferraris
Turkey - Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk
- Snow By Orhan Pamuk

North America:
Mexico - Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
- Esperanza Rising by Pam Munos Ryan

Oceania:
Cook Islands
French Polynesia (incl. Tahiti)
Guam & Wake
Kiribati
Marshall Islands
Micronesia
Nauru
New Caledonia
Niue
Palau
Papua New Guinea - The White Mary by Kira Salak
Pitcairn Island
Samoa
Solomon Islands
Tonga - The Other Side of Paradise by John H Groban
- Tales of the South Pacific by James A Michener
Tuvalu
Vanuatu


message 9: by Lahni (last edited Mar 30, 2020 03:14PM) (new)

Lahni | 28 comments 50 States Reading Plan

Delaware: - Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
Idaho: - Educated by Tara Westover
- The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans
Kentucky: - Icy Sparks by Gwyn Hyman Rubio
Montana: - Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson
Nevada: - The Art of Disappearing by Ivy Pochoda
South Dakota: - Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech


message 10: by Lahni (last edited Mar 30, 2020 03:15PM) (new)

Lahni | 28 comments Book Club Catch Up List

1. A Man Called Ove
2. A Redbird Christmas
3. All the Light We Cannot See
4. Borrowed Light
5. Enduring Light
6. Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister
7. Crossing to Safety
8. Dancing Under the Red Star
9. Dave Cooks the Turkey
10. East of Eden
11. Ender's Game
12. Esther's Gift: a Mitford Christmas Story
13. Far From the Maddening Crowd
14. Fugitive Pieces
15. Good Grief
16. Go Set a Watchman
17. Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
18. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
19. I Capture the Castle
20. I'll Watch the Moon
21. Last of the Breed
22. Letters from Yellowstone
23. Little Bee
24. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
25. The Autobiography of Malcom X
26. Marriage Bureau for Rich People
27. Moloka'i
28. My Antonia
29. Nothing to Envy
30. One Came Home
31. Orphan Train
32. Out Stealing Horses
33. Panorama City
34. Paris to the Moon
35. Playing With the Enemy: a Baseball Prodigy, World War II, and the Long Journey Home
36. Rebecca
37. Red China Blues
38. Same Kind of Different as Me: a Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together
39. Songs of Willow Frost
40. Still Life
41. Stone Diaries
42. The Strength in What Remains
43. The Beekeeper's Apprentice
44. The Cellist of Sarajevo
45. The Color of Water
46. The Elegance of the Hedgehog
47. The Good Good Pig
48. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
49. The Help
50. The Housekeeper and the Professor
51. The House of the Scorpion
52. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
53. The Light Between Oceans
54. The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
55. The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto
56. The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
57. The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels
58. The Rent Collector
59. The Secret Life of Bees
60. The Shape of a Year
61. The Summer Before the War
62. The Sweetness of Tears
63. The Things They Carried
64. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
65. The Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism and Western Success
66. The Whistling Season
67. A Winter Dream
68. The World According to Star Wars (I'm really not interested in reading this one)
69. Whistling Past the Graveyard
70. Whiter than Snow
71. Winterdance: the Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod
72. Before We Were Yours
73. Having Our Say
74. Secret Daughter
75. Silence
76. The Aviator's Wife
77. The Nightingale>
78. The Persian Pickle Club
79. Snow Child
80. What Alice Forgot
81. Wonder
82. Anna Karenina
83. News of the World
84. Gilead
85. Educated
86. America's First Daughter
87. Girl Waits with Gun
88. The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey
89. The Day the Falls Stood Still
90. The Hunger Games
91. The Devil Wears Prada
92. Catching Fire
93. The Thirteenth Tale
94. The Five People You Meet in Heaven
95. Mockingjay
96. The Book Thief
97. The Heretic's Daughter
98. Eragon
99. Garden Spells
100. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
101. The Glass Castle
102. The Zookeeper's Wife
103. Cold Sassy Tree
104. The Invisible Wall: a Love Story that Broke Barriers
105. Son of Eden
106. Moon Over Manifest
107. The Blind Assassin
108. The Night Circus
109. Murder on the Orient Express
110. Gifted Hands: the Ben Carson Story
111. The Christmas Promise
112. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
113. A Spool of Blue Thread
114. Echo
115. Dying for Justice: She Wanted the Truth - They Wanted Her Dead
116. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry
117. Beneath a Scarlet Sky
118. Christmas Jars
119. The Alice Network
120. Please Enjoy Your Happiness
121. Where the Crawdads Sing
122. Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years
123. Echo
124. The Invention of Wings
125. A Long Way Home
126. The Tortilla Curtain
127. Island of Sea Women


message 11: by Lahni (last edited Mar 26, 2020 10:37PM) (new)

Lahni | 28 comments ERTBM Group Reads

1. Romeo and Juliet
2. The Kite Runner
3. Lord of the Flies
4. Memoirs of a Geisha
5. The Joy Luck Club
6. The Jungle Book
7. A Man Called Ove
8. Fahrenheit 451
9. American Gods
10. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
11. Frankenstein
12. Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
13. Peter Pan
14. The Handmaid's Tale
15. The Martian
16. A Christmas Carol
17. The Gift of the Magi
18. Dune
19. Small Great Things
20. Neverwhere
21. Ready Player One
22. 1984
23. The Shining
24. Little Women
25. Life of Pi
26. The Sun Also Rises
27. The Book Thief
28. Wuthering Heights
29. All the Light We Cannot See
30. A Clockwork Orange
31. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
32. A Tale of Two Cities
33. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
34. Breakfast at Tiffany's
35. And Then There Were None
36. It
37. The Raven
38. The Night Circus
39. One Hundred Years of Solitude
40. Dark Matter
41. To Kill a Mockingbird
42. Never Let Me Go
43. Murder on the Orient Express
44. The Hate U Give
45. The Picture of Dorian Gray
46. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
47. The Diary of a Young Girl
48. Little Fires Everywhere
49. A Wrinkle in Time
50. 1Q84
51. I Am a Cat
52. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
53. The Bell Jar
54. The Alchemist
55. In Cold Blood
56. Jane Eyre
57. A Brief History of Time
58. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
59. Rebecca
60. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
61. Anna Karenina
62. Pachinko
63. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
64. The Thirteenth Tale
65. A Thousand Splendid Suns
66. Anne fo Green Gables
67. The Fellowship of the Ring
68. The Nightingale
69. Slaughterhouse-Five
70. Crazy Rich Asians
71. Brave New World
72. The Princess Bride
73. Educated
74. A Study in Scarlet
75. Circe
76. Perfume: The Story of a Murder
77. Catch-22
78. A Gentleman in Moscow
79. Charlotte's Web
80. Lolita
81. Where the Crawdads Sing
82. The Haunting of Hill House
83. Interview with the Vampire
84. Gone Girl
85. The Great Gatsby
86. The Golden Compass
87. Animal Farm
88. The Count of Monte Cristo
89. Catcher in the Rye
90. Beloved
91. Watership Down
92. The Hobbit
93. Pride and Prejudice
94. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
95. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep
96. The Neverending Story
97. A Tree Grows In Brooklyn
98. Les Miserables


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