Thursday, January 2, 2020

The 2020 Pick Your Poison Reading Challenge

I was trying not to signup for too many more of these things, but after days of deliberating, I decided to try this one. I think the Baker's Dozen level is doable, but who knows if I can do more. Will aim for 13 books for now.  Click on the link to see a larger image.

Here is what I am reading:
(Note 4/17: I have decided to upgrade to Fortnightly).

  1. Selfies (Written in First Person): I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter--Erika L. Sanchez
  2. Singles (One-Word Title): Superfudge--Judy Blume
  3. Birds of a Feather (Feather or Wings  on the Cover): I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings--Maya Angelou
  4. Shorts (Book of Short Stories):Bad Boys With Expensive Toys--Nancy Warren/MaryJanice Davidson/Karen Kelley
  5. Places (Place Name in the Title): Cranford--Elizabeth Gaskell
  6. Diversity (Author From a Different Culture): Elijah of Buxton--Christopher Paul Curtis
  7. Reading Women (Woman of Color): Ordinary Girls--Jaquira Diaz
  8. TBR Crushers (Been Meaning to Read Forever): Piper Morgan Plans a Party--Stephanie Faris
  9. Next Door (Local Author): Imaginary Animal--Rachelle Linda Escamilla
  10. How Old? (Written Before You Were Born): The Bluest Eye--Toni Morrison
  11. Animal Kingdom (Animal on the Cover): Stud Rites--Susan Conant
  12. Body Parts (Feet on the Cover): Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys--Kate Brian
  13. Making Stuff Up (Fictional Language): Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone--J.K. Rowling 
  14. Check Out Those Lists (NY Times BestSeller): The Swans of Fifth Avenue--Melanie Benjamin
  15. Movie Quotes (I'm Not Bad, I'm Just Drawn That Way--Graphic Novel): Honor Girl--Maggie Thrash
  16. Dark Genres (Speculative Fiction): I, Robot--Isaac Asimov
  17. Reading Cliches ("Beach Read"): Sand Castle Bay--Sherryl Woods
  18. Careers (By a Former Journalist): More, Now, Again--Elizabeth Wurtzel (reread)
  19. Music Genres (Title Could Be a Country Song): Convenience Store Woman--Sayaka Murata
  20. Brought to You By the Letter N (Set in Country That Begins With N): My Sister, the Serial Killer--Oyinkan Brathwaite
  21. Recovery (About a Missing Person): Finding Me--Michelle Knight
  22. Quick Decisions (A Book by an Author You Always Read): Sunset Beach--Mary Kay Andrews
  23. Seconds (A Clock or Stopwatch on the Cover): The Gap of Time--Jeanette Winterson
  24. Hidden (Author Who Uses a Pseudonym): Tigress--Jennifer Blake
  25. Inspirations (Book about Improving Self Image): You Are a Bada**--Jen Sincero
  26. Where We Live (Moving to the Country): The Portrait of a Lady--Henry James
  27. Wildcard: Centers on a Group of Friends: Pumpkinheads--Rainbow Rowell & Faith Erin Hicks
Challenge completed on October 3

1 comment:

Elephant's Child said...

It sounds quite doable - if that is a word. Have fun.