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Clare (-clare-) | 98 comments 50 New Books Mini Challenge for 2015

Duration : 1 year

Goal : Read Books that cover 26/50 of these topics

[✔] A book with more than 500 pages
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

[] A classic Romance

[✔] A book that became a movie
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah Moggach

[] A book published this year

[✔] A book with a number in the title
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

[] A book by someone under 30

[✔] A book with nonhuman characters.
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

[✔] A funny book
Mostly Harmless (Hitchhiker's Guide, #5) by Douglas Adams

[✔] A book by a female author
The Year I Met You by Cecelia Ahern

[✔] A mystery or thriller
Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

[] A book with a one-word title

[] A book of short stories

[] A book set in a different country

[] A non-fiction book

[✔] A popular author's first book
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

[✔] A book from an author YOU LOVE that you haven't read yet
Larger Than Life by Jodi Picoult

[✔] A book a friend recommended
Paper Towns by John Green

[] A Pulitzer Prize winning book

[] A book based on a true story

[] A book at the bottom of your to read list

[✔] A book your mom loves
The Rosie Project (Don Tillman #1) by Graeme Simsion

[] A book that scares you

[✔] A book more than 100 years old
The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells (first published 1898)

[✔] A book based entirely on its cover
The Martian by Andy Weir

[] A book you were supposed to read in school but didn't

[] A memoir

[✔] A book you can finish in a day.
Where There's Smoke by Jodi Picoult

[] A book with antonyms in the title

[] A book set somewhere you always wanted to visit

[✔] A book that came out the year you were born
War Horse (War Horse, #1) by Michael Morpurgo

[] A book with bad reviews

[] A trilogy

[✔] A book from your childhood
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

[] A book with a love triangle

[✔] A book set in the future
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

[] A book set in high school

[✔] A book with a color in the title
The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

[✔] A book that made you cry
Endangered by Eliot Schrefer

[] A book with magic
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern **READING NOW

[] A graphic novel

[✔] A book by an author you've never read before
Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira

[] A book you own but have never read

[] A book that takes place in your hometown

[✔] A book that was originally written in a different language
Jar City (Inspector Erlendur #3) by Arnaldur Indriðason (Icelandic)

[] A book set during Christmas

[✔] A book written by an author with your same initials
Lamb The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore

[] A play

[] A banned book

[✔] A book based on or turned into a tv show
The Mammy by Brendan O'Carroll

[✔] A book you started but never finished
The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

* = Used more than once at this time

[✔] Status. 24 /20

--------Original challenge of 20 books completed 08/08/15--------

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Clare (-clare-) | 98 comments I'd Like to Buy a Vowel...

Round 1 -

No As- The Night Circus
No Es- Playing a Part Sept 29
No Is- Ready Player One Sept 14
No Os- Endangered Aug 17
No Us- The Martian Aug 07
No Ys- The War of the Worlds Sep 01

5 / 6 read

Possible Round 2 -

No As-
No Es-
No Is- The Yellow Wallpaper
No Os- The Velveteen Rabbit
No Us- The Velveteen Rabbit The Yellow Wallpaper
No Ys- The Velveteen Rabbit

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Clare (-clare-) | 98 comments Halloween Readathon

Sunday, October 25th to October 31st

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