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message 1: by Jodez (last edited Jul 06, 2015 07:05AM) (new)

Jodez (jodez4) | 16 comments I'm not reading mine in week order, like most people are doing. And I'm already a little behind, reading slump + kids on summer vacation has meant I haven't read as much as I'd like.
I'm open to suggestions for those I haven't yet read.
Some categories I've had to adjust a little, but those are mentioned below :)

✔ = read
➔ = reading

✔1. a book with more than 500 pages The Final EmpireA Feast for Crows
✔2. a romance Heart: A Romance Short Story Collection
✔3. a book that became a movie The Princess Bride
✔4. a book published this year Alchemy: a story of perfect murder
✔5. a book with a number in the title Ready Player One
6. a book written by someone under 30 The Bell Jar
✔7. a book with nonhuman characters The Jungle Book
✔8. a funny book Life, the Universe and Everything
9. a book by a female author Assassin's Apprentice
10. a mystery or thriller Gone Girl
✔11. a book with a one-word title Coraline
12. a book of short stories The Bizarro Starter Kit
✔13. a book set in a different country X-Men: Days of Future Past
14. a nonfiction book The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help
15. a popular author's first book Looking for Alaska
16. a book from your favorite author that you haven't read yet ( I took a little liberty and used her pseudonym) The Cuckoo's Calling
✔17. a book a friend recommended Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
18. a Pulitzer-prize winning book The Color Purple
19. a book based on a true story Call the Midwife Boxed Set: Call the Midwife, Shadows of the Workhouse, Farewell to the East End
20. a book at the bottom of your to read list The Color of Magic
21. a book your mom loves Dune
✔22. a book that scares you A Clockwork Orange
✔23. a book more than 100 years old The War of the Worlds
✔24. a book based entirely on its cover The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty
25. a book you were supposed to read in school but didn't (I read all my books at school, this one is from my daughter's reading list) The Bunker Diary
26. a memoir Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
✔27. a book you can finish in a day Marvel 1602
✔28. a book with antonyms in the title The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 1: The Faust Act
29. a book set somewhere you've always wanted to visit The Sandman, Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections
✔30. a book that came out the year you were born Strata
✔31. a book with bad reviews Palo Alto
32. a trilogy (the first) The Hunger Games
33. a trilogy (the second) Catching Fire
34. a trilogy (the third) Mockingjay
✔35. a book from your childhood The Enchanted Wood
36. a book with a love triangle City of Bones
37. a book set in the future Cinder
38. a book set in high school The Perks of Being a Wallflower
✔39. a book with a color in the title Wrapped Up In Brown Paper And Other Poems
40. a book that made/makes you cry Bridge to Terabithia
✔41. a book with magic Augie and the Green Knight
✔42. a graphic novel The Sandman, Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes
✔43. a book by an author you've never read before To Say Nothing of the Dog
✔44. a book you own but have never read Obernewtyn
➔45. a book that takes place in your hometown (I couldn't find one specifically for my home town, so I went with rural Victoria, Australia instead) True History of the Kelly Gang
✔46. a book that was originally written in another language The Diary of a Young Girl
47. a book set during Christmas (or similar holiday) Little Women
48. a book written by an author with your same initials Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff
49. a play Hamlet
50. a banned book Brave New World
✔51. a book based on OR turned into a tv show Attack on Titan, Vol. 1
52. a book you started but never finished The Silmarillion

25/52


message 2: by Zaz, Mood Minion (new)

Zaz | 1387 comments Mod
I read 13 books which are in your list, so I felt at home looking at your plan :D
Interesting choices so far :)


message 3: by Jodez (last edited Mar 03, 2015 02:33AM) (new)

Jodez (jodez4) | 16 comments Making a couple of changes...

My book published this year will now be Alchemy: a story of perfect murder once my copy arrives, instead of Carry On

And the book by an author with my initials will now be Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff to align with another book club challenge, instead of The Complete Poems by John Keats


message 4: by Jodez (new)

Jodez (jodez4) | 16 comments Made some more changes to my list, lagging behind a bit though, hopefully I can catch up :)


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