As with last year, there really are no rules of play. It’s up to you as the reader whether you want to try for just one bingo or to black out the board…or something in between. Or…just chose your favorite spaces and read for fun with the board as a guide. This is not meant to be stressful, but to be a fun game to enhance your reading. A couple of notes: 1) For the square that says “A Book that Made You Cry” – this does not need to be taken literally. It can also be just a book that made you feel sad or emotional. 2) For the square that says “A Book that Made You Angry” – again, we’re looking for strong emotions here, whether you’re mad at the author, the book, the characters, etc.
My books for this one:
- Oldest Book on TBR: Mum's the Word--Kate Collins
- Nonfiction Book of Your Choice: Born a Crime--Trevor Noah
- Library Book: I Hate Everyone But You--Gaby Dunn & Allison Raskin
- Own Voices: P.S. I Still Love You--Jenny Han
- Set in a Different Country: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas--John Boyne
- Made You Cry: The Acorn People--Ron Jones
- Over 500 Pages Long: Barnaby Rudge--Charles Dickens
- Translated Into English: Night--Elie Wiesel
- Graphic Novel: Sunny Side Up--Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm
- One-Word Title: Loved--P.C. Cast
- Brought You Joy: Hot Pink in the City--Medeia Sharif
- A Book a Friend Recommends: The Best of Me--Nicholas Sparks
- Popular Author's First Book: Catherine, Called Birdy--Karen Cushman
- Classic: Metamorphoses--Ovid
- Brand New Book: Turtles All the Way Down--John Green
- Book of Short Stories: The Women on the Wall-Wallace Stegner
- Mental Illness: Brain on Fire--Susannah Catalan
- Free Space: The Future of Us--Jay Asher & Carolyn Mackler
- About Another Culture: Blues Legacies and Black Feminism--Angela Y. Davis
- Becoming a Movie in 2018: Ready Player One--Ernest Cline
- Published in 2018: Children of Blood and Bone--Tomi Adeyemi
- A Used Book: Spare Parts--Joshua Davis
- Made You Angry: Thief of Words--John Jaffee
- Set in a Different World: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy--Douglas Adams
- Heard About on YouTube: Beyond the Red--Ava Jae
Challenge completed on October 4
Looks like fun!
Have you already got some spaces filled in.
It starts next year.
I am looking forward to this one! It'll be fun deciding what to read for each category. Good luck and have fun!
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