Thursday, November 5, 2020

2021 Reading Challenge 52 Books in 52 Weeks

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  1. Set in a school: Monster High--Lisi Harrison
  2. Featuring the legal profession: The Pelican Brief--John Grisham
  3. A dual timeline: The Alice Network--Kate Quinn 
  4. Author who is deceased: Bitch--Elizabeth Wurtzel (reread)
  5. Published by Penguin: The Truths We Hold--Kamala Harris
  6. A character with the same name as a male family member: Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House--M.C. Beaton
  7. An author with only one published book: Ziggy, Stardust and Me--James Brandon
  8. A book in the 900s of the Dewey Decimal System: Too Much and Never Enough--Mary L. Trump
  9. Set in a Mediterranean country: Circe--Madeline Miller
  10. Related to the word "fire": Incendiary--Chris Cleave
  11. Book with discussion questions inside: Abide With Me--Elizabeth Strout
  12. Title staring with the letter "D": The Dogfather--Susan Conant
  13. Includes an exotic animal: Dingoes at Dinnertime--Mary Pope Osborne
  14. Written by an author over 65 (when published): 21st Birthday--James Patterson
  15. A book mentioned in another book (in The End of Your Life Book Club): Girls Like Us--Sheila Weller 
  16. Set before the 17th century: Eleanor: Crown Jewel of Aquitaine--Kristiana Gregory
  17. A character "on the run": Dear Justyce--Nic Stone
  18. Author with a nine-letter last name: The Last Days of John Lennon--James Patterson
  19. Book with a deckled edge: Cordelia--Winston Graham
  20. Made into a TV series: You--Caroline Kepnes
  21. Book by Kristin Hannah: The Four Winds
  22. A family saga: The Vanishing Half--Brit Bennett
  23. An ending that surprises you: Chasing Harry Winston--Lauren Weisberger
  24. A book you think they should read in school: Praise of Folly--Erasmus
  25. Book with multiple character POV: What Happens in Paradise--Elin Hilderbrand
  26. An author of color: Girls Like Me--Lola St. Vil
  27. First chapter ends on an odd page number: Ravished--Amanda Quick
  28. Includes a historical event you know little about: Code Girls--Liza Mundy
  29. Featuring the environment: Lab Girl--Hope Jahren
  30. Watch out for dragons!: How to Be a Pirate--Cressida Cowell
  31. Shares a title similar to another book: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo--Taylor Jenkins Reid
  32. A selfish character: The Poisonwood Bible-Barbara Kingslover
  33. Featuring adoption: Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit--Jeanette Winterson
  34. A book you'd rate 5 stars: Girl, Woman, Other--Bernardine Evaristo
  35. Set in a country that starts with the letter "S": The Terrorists--Maj Sjowall
  36. A nameless narrator: The Quiet American--Graham Greene
  37. An educational read: Untamed--Glennon Doyle
  38. Recommended on BookBub: Hillbilly Elegy--J.D. Vance
  39. An alternate history novel: Jane in Love--Rachel Givney
  40. Found via #bookstagram: One Last Stop--Casey McQuiston
  41. An endorsement for a famous author on the cover: This Mournable Body--Tsitsi Dangarembga
  42. An epistolary: The History of Emily Montage--Frances Brooke
  43. A character with a pet cat: Twelve Angry Librarians--Miranda James
  44. Includes a garden: The Secret Garden--Frances Hodgson Burnett
  45. A coming of age novel: Girl Made of Stars--Ashley Herring Blake
  46. Winner of the National Book Award (any year): Inside Out & Back Again--Thanhha Lai
  47. A character with a disability: Forget Me Not--Ellie Terry
  48. A cover with a woman who is facing away: One to Watch--Kate Stayman-London
  49. A flavor in the title: Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder--Joanne Fluke
  50. A shoe on the cover: Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend--Matthew Dicks
  51. Published in 2021: Everybody Fights--Kim and Penn Holderness
  52. Redo one of the previous 51 categories from the 2021 challenge (Set Before the 17th Century): The Blood Countess--Andrei Codrescu
Challenge completed on December 8


Elephant's Child said...

Given how much you read you will romp home on this one. Do they have to be read in order? I hope not.

Jamie Ghione said...

No, they do not have to be read in the order listed.

Sandra Cox said...

That covers all the bases. Enjoy.