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Blake (btwalsh) | 1 comments

Here's my 2015 Reading Plan:

[Angels & Demons - Dan Brown] A book with more than 500 pages
[The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne] A classic romance
[The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown] A book that became a movie
[The Martian - Andy Weir] A book published this year
[Catch-22 - Joseph Heller] A book with a number in the title
[V. - Thomas Pynchon] A book written by someone under 30
[White Fang - Jack London] A book with nonhuman characters
[Driven to Distraction - Jeremy Clarkson] A funny book
[A Wrinkle in Time - Madeline L'engle] A book by a female author
[Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn] A mystery or thriller
[Holes - Louis Sachar] A book with a one-word title
[Nightmares and Dreamscapes - Stephen King] A book of short stories
[I am a Cat - Natsume Soseki] A book set in a different country
[American Icon: Mullaly - Bryce Hoffman] A nonfiction book
[Fanshawe - Nathaniel Hawthorne] A popular author's first book
[The Mysterious Island - Jules Verne] A book from an author you love that you haven't read yet
[Zero to One - Peter Thiel] A book a friend recommended
[The Road - Cormac McCarthy] A Pulitzer Prize-winning book
[Into Thin Air - Jon Krakauer] A book based on a true story
[People's History of USA - Howard Zinn] A book at the bottom of your to-read list
[Velocity - Dean Koontz] A book your dad loves
[Silence of the Lambs - Thomas Harris] A book that scares you
[Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad] A book more than 100 years old
[The Big Short - Michael Lewis] A book based entirely on its cover
[Lord of the Flies - William Golding] A book you were supposed to read in school but didn't
[The Game - Ken Dryden] A memoir
[The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway] A book you can finish in a day
[Thinking, Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman] A book with antonyms in the title
[Harry Potter #1 - JK Rowling] A book set somewhere you've always wanted to visit
[The Giver - Lois Lowry] A book that came out the year you were born
[Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand] A book with bad reviews
[Lord of the Rings, I, II, III - JRR Tolkien] A trilogy
[Journey to the Center of the Earth - Jules Verne] A book from your childhood
[Catching Fire (Hunger Games #2) - Suzanne Collins] A book with a love triangle
[The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins] A book set in the future
[Six Months Later - Natalie Richards] A book set in high school
[A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess] A book with a color in the title
[The Art of Racing in the Rain - Garth Stein] A book that made you cry
[The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien] A book with magic
[Watchmen - Alan Moore] A graphic novel
[Excellence without a Soul - Harry R. Lewis] A book by an author you've never read before
[Six Degrees - Duncan Watts] A book you own but have never read
[The Boys in the Boat, Daniel James Brown] A book that takes place in your hometown
[Principia Mathematica - Isaac Newton (Latin)] A book that was originally written in a different language
[A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens] A book set during Christmas
[A Walk in the Woods - William (Bill) Bryson] A book written by an author with your same initials
[Julius Caesar - William Shakespeare] A play
[Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card] A banned book
[House of Cards - Michael Dobbs] A book based on or turned into a TV show
[Guns, Germs, and Steel - Jared Diamond] A book you started but never finished


message 2: by Cait (new)

Cait (clickcait) | 480 comments Yay! Someone else reading The Lord of the Rings for the trilogy. I'm hoping the discussion thread will be busy during those weeks.

I'm also leaning towards A Christmas Carol for my Christmas book. :-) Looks like a good list.

Good luck with the challenge.

message 3: by Ana A (new)

Ana A (anabana_a) | 414 comments Most of the books you have are ones that I've enjoyed in the past, like A Wrinkle in Time, Holes, Lord of the Flies.. I hope you'll like them, too.

And good luck with your list!

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