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message 1: by Sidsel (last edited Feb 02, 2015 08:13AM) (new)

Sidsel Lefmann | 3 comments I read a bit faster than one book a week, and I don't read them in order. Some of the books are in Danish, but most of them are in English. I've read some of the books before, but the books marked read are the books I've read this year. Here are my plans so far:

1. a book with more than 500 pages The Copper Sign (read)
2. a romance
3. a book that became a movie
4. a book published this year Den som tøver (read)
5. a book with a number in the title 13 Little Blue Envelopes 1984 (not read yet)
6. a book written by someone under 30 Shatter Me (not read yet)
7. a book with nonhuman characters The Hobbit (not read yet)
8. a funny book
9. a book by a female author
10. a mystery or thriller Downward-Facing Death (read)
11. a book with a one-word title
12. a book of short stories Rar og rolig (not read yet)
13. a book set in a different country
14. a nonfiction book
15. a popular author's first book
16. a book from your favorite author that you haven't read yet Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (read)
17. a book a friend recommended The City of Ember (read)
18. a Pulitzer-prize winning book To Kill a Mockingbird (not read yet)
19. a book based on a true story
20. a book at the bottom of your to read list
21. a book your mom loves
22. a book that scares you
23. a book more than 100 years old
24. a book based entirely on its cover
25. a book you were supposed to read in school but didn't The Shamer's Daughter (not read yet)
26. a memoir
27. a book you can finish in a day
28. a book with antonyms in the title Little House in the Big Woods (read)
29. a book set somewhere you've always wanted to visit
30. a book that came out the year you were born Into the Wild (not read yet)
31. a book with bad reviews
32. a trilogy (the first) På den yderste ø (read)
33. a trilogy (the second) Bag borgens mure (read)
34. a trilogy (the third) Over åbent vand (read)
35. a book from your childhood The BFG (read)
36. a book with a love triangle
37. a book set in the future
38. a book set in high school
39. a book with a color in the title 13 Little Blue Envelopes (not read yet)
40. a book that made/makes you cry
41. a book with magic
42. a graphic novel NYX: No Way Home (not read yet)
43. a book by an author you've never read before
44. a book you own but have never read
45. a book that takes place in your hometown Fredløs (not read yet)
46. a book that was originally written in another language . The Moomins and the Great Flood Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen(not read yet)
47. a book set during Christmas (or similar holiday) Let It Snow (not read yet)
48. a book written by an author with your same initials
49. a play
50. a banned book
51. a book based on OR turned into a tv show Neverwhere (not read yet)
52. a book you started but never finished


message 2: by Cait (new)

Cait (clickcait) | 480 comments We've got some of the same books on our lists. Looks like you're off to a fantastic start.

Good luck with the rest of the challenge. :-)


message 3: by Sidsel (new)

Sidsel Lefmann | 3 comments Update! I thought about adding an extra dimension to my challenge: How many languages can I read in this year?

So, I'm changing #46 to the German version of "Harry Potter and the philosophers stone"Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen and #12 will be a collection of Nordic short stories (Danish, Swedish and Norwegian).

Oh, and I'm doing 1984 for #5 and 13 Little Blue Envelopes for #39 instead.


message 4: by Anja (new)

Anja (thesofa) | 86 comments I'm not sure if reading Harry Potter in German is such a good idea - the German Harry Potter translations are really poor... ;D


message 5: by Sidsel (new)

Sidsel Lefmann | 3 comments But it's the right difficulty compared to my German skills (medium - poor) and I know the story very well. They can't be worse than the Danish tbh.


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