Friday, December 28, 2018

Reading Challenge 2019 @ Savored Grace

Another I could not resist. A lot of the categories are right in my league. I read a lot of YA, so I may get more than one for this list.

Reading Challenge 2019*

1. a “classic” novel: Ulysses--James Joyce
2. a book of poetry: Milk and Honey--Rupi Kaur
3. a historical fiction novel: Between Shades of Gray--Ruta Sepetys
4. a science fiction novel (note: not a fantasy novel! see #14): Big Machine--Victor Lavalle
5. a true story or a novel based on one: Journey to Topaz--Yoshiko Uchida
6. a memoir or autobiography: Educated--Tara Westover
7-11. books that are set on different continents
7. The Mysterious Affair at Styles--Agatha Christie (Europe)
8. Nine Perfect Strangers--Liane Moriarty (Australia)
9. Kabul Beauty School--Deborah Rodriguez (Asia)
10. Still Life--Louise Penny (North America)
11. The Neighborhood--Mario Vargas Llosa (South America)
12. a book with an alliterative title: Burning Bright--John Steinbeck
13. a mystery: The Heretic's Apprentice--Ellis Peters
14. a fantasy novel: Tuck Everlasting--Natalie Babbitt 
15. a dystopian novel: Wolfsbane--Andrea Cremer
16. an informational book about [something you’ve wanted to learn and know nothing about]: Integrated Robots--Erik Richardson
17. a love story: Welcome to Temptation--Jennifer Crusie
18. a western: The Color of Lightning--Paulette Jiles
19. a comedy: The Diary of a Nobody--George Grossmith
20. a short story collection: Cavalleria Rusticana and Other Stories--Giovanni Verga
21. a novel written in first person: A Painted House--John Grisham
22. a book published posthumously: When Breath Becomes Air--Paul Kalinithi
23. a co-authored book: Illuminae--Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
24. a book with an animal on the front cover: Bloodrose--Andrea Cremer
25. a second book by an author you discovered last year: Time's Arrow--Martin Amis
26. a play: A Raisin in the Sun--Lorraine Hansberry
27. your best friend’s favorite book of the year: Grammar: Know Your Sh*t or Know You're Sh*t--Joanne Adams
*one of these books must be YA fiction, but you can choose which one!

Challenge completed on December 23