Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Reading Challenge 2019@ A Book a Week With the Pingel Sisters

This is another tempting challenge. I love the checklist type ones.
(Click for the rest of the list; I will add categories as I come to them)

Book With More Than 500 Pages: Red Earth and Pouring Rain--Vikram Chandra
Book You Haven't Read by an Author You Love: Save the Date--Mary Kay Andrews
Goodreads Winner in 2018: Still Me--Jojo Moyes
You Can Read in a Day: The Gangster We Are All Looking For--Le Thi Diem Thuy
Book About a Difficult Topic: Wasted--Marya Hornbacher
Recommended by a Friend: The Mysterious Benedict Society--Trenton Lee Stewart
Book That Will Make You Cry: Journey to Topaz--Yoshiki Uchida
Book Published in 2009: When You Reach Me--Rebecca Stead
Becoming a Movie in 2019: The Rosie Project--Graeme Simsion
Genre You Usually Don't Read (Self-Help): Radical Sanity--Elizabeth Wurtzel 
Local Author: Quicksilver Chronicles--Frances K. Woods
Recommended by a Local Librarian: A Silent Voice, Volume 1--Yoshitoki Oima
Audiobook: Educated--Tara Westover
Young Adult Fiction: Play Me--Laura Ruby
Nonfiction Bestseller: Kabul Beauty School--Deborah Rodriguez
Cover With Your Favorite Color: Prom & Prejudice--Elizabeth Eulberg
Dystopian Novel: Wolfsbane--Andrea Cremer
Prettiest Cover: The Female Persuasion--Meg Wolitzer
First Book in a Series: Still Life--Louise Penny
Rory Gilmore Challenge: The Godfather--Mario Puzo
Popular Book You've Never Read: Hidden Figures--Margot Lee Sheerly
Narrative Nonfiction: Gangsters & Gold Diggers--Jerome Charyn
Classic You've Never Read: Don Quixote--Miguel de Cervantes 
Set in Another Country: I Have Lived a Thousand Years--Livia Bitton-Jackson
Celebrity Book Club Choice: Where the Crawdads Sing--Delia Owens
Banned Book: Ulysses--James Joyce
One-Word Title: Soof--Sarah Weeks
Award-Wining Book: Hard Love--Ellen Wittlinger
1st Book in a Trilogy: Unearthly--Cynthia Hand
2nd Book in a Trilogy: Hallowed--Cynthia Hand
3rd Book in a Trilogy: Boundless--Cynthia Hand
Children's Classic: The Saturdays--Elizabeth Enright
Business: How the Internet Happened--Brian McCullough
Book About Travel: The Inheritance of Loss--Kiran Desai
2019 New Release: Opposite of Always--Justin A. Reynolds
Inspirational Story: Extremely Loud & Incredible Close--Jonathan Safran Foer
Set in Your Home State (California): The Joy Luck Club--Amy Tan
Will Keep You Up All Night: Bloodrose--Andrea Cremer
True Crime: She Wanted It All--Kathryn Casey
Bought at a Thrift Store: Letters From Madelyn--Elaine K. Sanchez
On To-Read List Longest: Faking It--Jennifer Crusie
Own But Haven't Read: Copycat Killing--Sofie Kelly
Published the Decade Before You Were Born: Friday the Rabbi Slept Late--Harry Kemelman
Reread a Favorite Book: Silver Linings Playbook--Matthew Quick
Science Fiction Novel: Big Machine--Victor Lavalle
Read in High School: Our Town--Thornton Wilder
Fairy Tale Retelling: Riches to Rags--Casey L. Bond
Historical From a Favorite Time Period: The Feast of the Goat--Mario Vargas Llosa
Memoir: Americanized--Sara Saedi
Once Started But Never Finished: The Summer Guests--Mary Alice Monroe
2018 Bestseller: Becoming--Michelle Obama

Challenge completed on November 18


Elephant's Child said...

I definitely read (at least) a book a week. And hope to continue.

Sandra Cox said...

Look at all those books! Definitely a book lover's heaven.

Jean Davis said...

Sounds like a fun way to try new authors and keep motivated to read. I tend to not read for long spurts and then fly through fifteen books. Good luck with your challenge.