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


Melissa said...

Excited to see what you pick!

Elephant's Child said...

Lots of fascinating choices to be made.