Monday, December 19, 2022

2023 Reading Challenge @Linz the Bookworm

 Another favorite is now up!

Picture is of my bookshelf, and I got the sign at a travel store in Wisconsin

Level 1: Book of the Month Club
1. Read a book recommended to you on social media or by a friend: Once More With Feeling--Elissa Sussman
2. Read a book under 300 pages: Yerba Buena--Nina LaCour
3. Read a book with a female main character: Tokyo Dreaming--Emiko Jean
4. Read a book by an author whose name is Samantha, Sam, or a variant: Wow, No Thank You--Samantha Irby
5. Read a book that was written by an author from your home state: This is Where We Live--Janelle Brown
6. Read a book you meant to read for last year’s challenge: 22 Seconds--James Patterson
7. Read a book with a basic shape on the cover (examples: circle, square, heart, star, diamond): Meet Cute Dairy--Emery Lee
8. Read a book you got from Project Gutenberg, a library, or another nonprofit source: The Yellow Phantom--Margaret Sutton
9. Read a book about a hobby you enjoy or want to pick up (fiction or nonfiction): Taste: My Life Through Food--Stanley Tucci (cooking)
10. Read a book that starts with the first letter of your name: Jackie & Me--Louis Bayard
11. Read the next book in a series you haven’t read in a while: Tatiana--Martin Cruz Smith
12. Free Space – Pick any book: Blueprints--Barbara Delinsky

Level 2: Casual Reader Club
13. Read a book by Mary Faulkner (or one of her aliases): The Seven Purposes--Margaret Cameron
14. Read a book of short stories or a novella: Ellen Foster--Kaye Gibbons
15. Read a book that involves a lot of traveling: Kiss & Tell--Adib Khorram
16. Read a book published in 1998 (25 years ago): Parable of the Talents--Octavia E. Butler
17. Read a book with a yellow cover: The House of Broken Angels--Luis Alberto Urrea
18. Reread a book you have recommended to someone else: The Garden of Small Beginnings--Abbi Waxman 
19. Read a book by Dean Koontz: The Vision
20. Read a book with a one-word title: Red--Alison Cherry
21. Read book 1 in a trilogy: Lilac Girls--Martha Hall Kelly
22. Read book 2 in a trilogy: Lost Roses--Martha Hall Kelly
23. Read book 3 in a trilogy: Sunflower Sisters--Martha Hall Kelly
24. Free Space – Pick any book: 8 Sandpiper Way--Debbie Macomber

Level 3: Dedicated Reader Club
25. Read a book that takes place somewhere you’d like to live: The Villa--Rachel Hawkins
26. Read a book recommended by whatshouldireadnext.comThe Girls of Atomic City--Denise Kiernan
27. Read a book by an author who shares a first or last name with one of your friends: I Am Not Who You Think I Am--Eric Rickstad
28. Read a book with a neon-colored cover: I Kissed Shara Wheeler--Casey McQuiston
29. Read a book that has under 1,000 reviews or ratings on a website or app: Romantic Visionary--W.B. Yeats
30. Read a middle grade book (8-12 age range): Stuntboy, In the Meantime--Jason Reynolds
31. Read a book with the word “Time” in the title: Timeless Depths--Erica Varela
32. Read a book about a famous criminal(s): Burn Baby Burn--Meg Medina (includes Son of Sam)
33. Read a movie novelization book (movie to book, instead of book to movie): Anna and Elsa's Hygge Life--Heather Knowles
34. Read a fiction or nonfiction book that motivates you to be a better version of yourself: The Minimalist Home--Joshua Becker
35. Read a self-published book: Changeling--Molly Harper
36. Free Space – Pick any book: 50 Harbor Street--Debbie Macomber

Level 4: Speed Reader Club
37. Read a book that is over 600 pages: Drums of Autumn--Diana Gabaldon
38. Read a book from ListChallenge’s Rory Gilmore Reading ChallengeEncyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective--Donald J. Sobol
39. A book by an author named David/Dave: The Pale-Faced Lie--David Crow
40. Read a “Dark Academia” novel: One of Us is Lying--Karen M. McManus
41. Read a book with a title that starts with the letter V: Verity--Colleen Hoover
42. A book set in Asia or an Asian-inspired culture: Six Crimson Cranes--Elizabeth Lim
43. Read a book with a cat on the cover: Checked Out For Murder--Allison Brook
44. Read a folklore book or book based on folklore: The Deep--Rivers Solomon
45. Read a book where the main character is a dancer: The Magic in Changing Your Stars--Leah Henderson
46. Read a book by a new author: The Best At It--Maulik Pancholy
47. Read a book that involves a conspiracy: The Da Vinci Code--Dan Brown
48. Free Space – Pick any book: The Hotel Nantucket--Elin Hilderbrand

Level 5: Overachiever Club
49. Read one of the New York Public Library’s Best Books of 2022 (any category): Solito--Javier Zamora
50. Read a book where the main character is a villain or anti-hero: The Cruel Prince--Holly Black
51. Read a book that has a title that is punny and/or alliterative: Stake & Eggs--Laura Childs
52. Read a “found family” story: 1022 Evergreen Place--Debbie Macomber
53. Read a book that has a letter Q in the title: Queerly Beloved--Susie Dumond
54. Read a book that has an illustrated cover: Almost American Girl--Robin Ha
55. Read a book that takes place in at least two different decades: Summer on the Bluffs--Sunny Hostin
56. Read a book about an entrepreneur (real or fictional): Back in Black--Lori Foster
57. Read a book that takes place in Alaska: Child of the Wolves--Elizabeth Hall
58. Read a book with the word “Justice” in the title: Climate Justice--Mary Robinson
59. Read a book involving dinosaurs: The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs--Steve Brusatte
60. Free Space – Pick any book: A Summer Affair--Elin Hilderbrand

Challenge completed on December 18

1 comment:

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I like that sign in the photo, LOL!