Monday, December 25, 2017


From Hannah Braime's website. Once again there is an option or 26 or 52 books, and I will be trying for the longer one.



DECEMBER 22, 2017
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The 52-book 2018 reading challenge
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  1. A book you read in school: All Quiet on the Western Front--Erich Maria Remarque
  2. A book from your childhood: Little Women--Louisa May Alcott
  3. A book published over 100 years ago: Sailing Alone Around the World--Joshua Slocum
  4. A book published in the last year: The Castle in the Mist--Amy Ephron
  5. A non-fiction book: The World's Strongest Librarian--Josh Hanagarne
  6. A book written by a male author: Black and White--Paul Volponi
  7. A book written by a female author: Mum's the Word--Kate Collins
  8. A book by someone who isn’t a writer: Born a Crime--Trevor Noah
  9. A book that became/is becoming a film: Running With Scissors--Augusten Burroughs
  10. A book published in the 20th Century: Lord of the Flies--William Golding
  11. A book set in your hometown/region: Blossoms of My Life--I.M. Dauntless
  12. A book with a name in the title: Catherine, Called Birdy--Karen Cushman
  13. A book with a number in the title: One With You--Sylvia Day
  14. A book based on a true story: Victoria--Daisy Goodwin
  15. A book someone else recommended: The Best of Me--Nicholas Sparks
  16. A book with over 500 pages: Barnaby Rudge--Charles Dickens
  17. A book you can finish in a day: The Acorn People--Ron Jones
  18. A previously banned book: The Red Pony--John Steinbeck
  19. A book with a one-word title: Night--Elie Wiesel
  20. A book translated from another language: Funny in Farsi--Firoozeh Dumas
  21. A personal growth book: Eat the Cookie, Buy the Shoes--Joyce Meyer
  22. A memoir or journal: 32 Yolks--Eric Ripert
  23. A book by someone from another country: Surfacing--Margaret Atwood
  24. A book set somewhere you’ll visit this year want to visit: Stranded With the Prince--Dana Marton
  25. An award-winning book: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH--Robert C. O'Brien
  26. A book you were supposed to read in school but haven’t yet should have had to read in school: The Brothers Karamazov--Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  27. A book with a character with your first name: Tuesday Nights in 1980--Molly Prentiss
  28. A book with a place in the title: 84, Charing Cross Road--Helene Hanff
  29. A book set in the future: The Future of Us--Jay Asher & Carolyn Mackler
  30. A play: Pygmalion--Bernard Shaw
  31. A scary book: Carmilla--J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  32. A funny book: Banana Twist--Florence Parry Heide
  33. A book of short stories: The Women on the Wall--Wallace Stegner
  34. A trilogy or series: a) A Court of Thorns and Roses b) A Court of Mist and Fury c) A Court of Wings and Ruin--Sarah J. Maas
  35. A bestseller: The Princess Diarist--Carrie Fisher
  36. A book you own but haven’t read yet: Every Soul a Star--Wendy Mass
  37. A book about philosophy: The Gathering of Zion--Wallace Stegner
  38. An epic poem: Metamorphoses--Ovid
  39. A Victorian novel: Dr Wortle's School--Anthony Trollope
  40. A book of poetry: Selected Poems--Anna Akhmatova
  41. A book with a colour in the title: The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop and Cafe--Mary Simses
  42. A book with an appealing cover: Small Great Things--Jodi Picoult
  43. A book about psychology: Brain on Fire--Susanna Cahalan
  44. A book about science: Breakthrough--Jack Andraka
  45. A graphic novel: Breaking Up--Aimee Friedman
  46. A self-published book: Hot Pink in the City--Medeia Sharif
  47. A young adult book: I Hate Everyone But You--Gaby Dunn & Allison Raskin
  48. A book from another country: A Man Called Ove--Fredrik Backman
  49. A book of non-fiction essays: Blues Legacies and Black Feminism--Angela Y. Davis
  50. A book by an author you haven’t read before: The Ice Queen--Alice Hoffman
  51. A book set in a country you’ve never been to: The Zone of Interest--Martin Amis
  52. A book set in the place you live today: The Alchemyst--Michael Scott
Challenge completed on November 16


Elephant's Child said...

I read much more than fifty-two books in a year, and suspect I could romp this one in. Except for 26. I read all the books I was set while at school.

Jamie Ghione said...

Me too. LOL! I've had this prompt before and have either substituted a re-read of one, or read one I was NEVER assigned but think I should have been.