Friday, December 2, 2022

2023 Build Your Library Reading Challenge

 This will be second year I have done this challenge. The theme this year is "Adventures in Science and Nature."

  1. About a Scientist: The Love Hypothesis--Ali Hazelwood
  2. With an Animal on the Cover: Checked Out For Murder--Allison Brook
  3. About a Scientific Breakthrough: A Shot to Save the World--Gregory Zuckerman
  4. Set in a Forest: Child of the Wolves--Elizabeth Hall
  5. With an Animal Protagonist: The Green Ember--S.D. Smith
  6. Set in Space: Aurora Burning--Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
  7. About Women in Science: The Girls of Atomic City--Denise Kiernan
  8. About Science Gone Wrong: Changeling--Molly Harper
  9. About Sea Creatures (Sharks, Mermaids, Squid, etc.): Remarkably Bright Creatures--Shelby Van Pelt
  10. With an Insect or Arachnid on the Cover: State of Wonder--Ann Patchett
  11. About a Dangerous Creature: The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs--Steve Brusatte
  12. That Plays With Time: Drums of Autumn--Diana Gabaldon
  13. Green Cover: Tokyo Dreaming--Emiko Jean
  14. About a Futuristic Society: Parable of the Talents--Octavia E. Butler
  15. Cli-Fi (Climate Fiction): Dune--Frank Herbert
  16. Set in the Wilderness: Goosebumps: The Werewolf of Fever Swamp--R.L. Stine
  17. Nature Word in the Title: 1022 Evergreen Place--Debbie Macomber
  18. Element from the Periodic Table in the Title: Irish Gold--Andrew M. Greeley
  19. About BIPOC in Science: Katherine Johnson--Tamra B. Orr
  20. Tree on the Cover: Death of a Blueberry Tart--Lee Hollis
  21. Space Words in the Title: Rocket to the Moon!--Don Brown
  22. Set on a Farm: Tending Roses--Lisa Wingate
  23. That Teaches You Something New: The Jew in the Lotus--Rodger Kamenetz
  24. Classic Science Fiction: The Silmarillion--J.R.R. Tolkien
  25. Fungi on the Cover: Humongous Fungus--Lynne Boddy
  26. About Your Favorite Science or Nature Topic: Memoirs of an Addicted Brain--Marc Lewis
  27. About Hiking or Camping: Lumberjanes Vol 3: A Terrible Plan--Noelle Stevenson
  28. By an Indigenous Author: The Pale-Faced Lie--David Crow
  29. About Vaccines: A Shot in the Arm!--Don Brown
  30. Nature Poetry: Romantic Visionary--W.B. Yeats
  31. Flowers or Plants on the Cover: This is Where We Live--Janelle Brown
  32. About Plagues or Pandemics: COVID-19 and Other Pandemics: Comparison--Don Nardo
  33. Read While Sitting Outside or Next to a Window: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry--Mildred D. Taylor
  34. Set at Your Favorite Place (Beach, Lake, Mountains): Beach House Reunion--Mary Alice Monroe
  35. That was Sustainably Acquired (library, used, borrowed, etc.): The Yellow Phantom--Margaret Sutton
  36. Set in Your Favorite Season: Love, Lists & Fancy Ships--Sarah Grunder Ruiz
  37. With a Disabled Character: Josee, the Tiger and the Fish--Seiko Tanabe
  38. About a Natural Disaster: Midnight in Chernobyl--Adam Higginbotham
  39. About Gardens or Gardening: The Garden of Small Beginnings--Abbi Waxman [re-read]
  40. About Survival: The Long Winter--Laura Ingalls Wilder [re-read]

Challenge completed on October 8

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