Friday, December 2, 2022

2023 Southern Literature Reading Challenge

Another from Introverted Reader. I will get as many books as possible. This one also has optional categories this year.

Definitions of the South are flexible, so I’ve decided to base my definition on the current makeup of the Southern Legislative Conference:

North Carolina
South Carolina
West Virginia


Level 1–C’mon in the house! Read 1-2 books.

Level 2–Pull up a seat and stay a while! Read 3-4 books

Level 3–Have a glass of sweet iced tea, honey. Read 5-6 books

Level 4–Y’all come back now, y’hear! Read 7+ books

My Books:
  1. Beach House Reunion--Mary Alice Monroe
  2. Tending Roses--Lisa Wingate
  3. Almost American Girl--Robin Ha
  4. Queerly Beloved--Susie Dumond
  5. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman--Ernest J. Gaines
  6. The Girls of Atomic City--Denise Kiernan
  7. On Ocean Boulevard--Mary Alice Monroe
  8. Ellen Foster--Kaye Gibbons
  9. The Peddler's Grandson--Edward Cohen
  10. Stake & Eggs--Laura Childs
  11. Love, Lists & Fancy Ships--Sarah Grunder Ruiz
  12. The Undertaker's Assistant--Amanda Skenandore
  13. Sunflower Sisters--Martha Hall Kelly
  14. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry--Mildred D. Taylor
  15. Blues For Mister Charlie--James Baldwin
  16. Calypso, Corpses and Cooking--Raquel V. Reyes
  17. Climate Justice--Mary Robinson
  18. With the Might of Angels--Andrea Davis Pinkney
  19. Savannah Breeze--Mary Kay Andrews (re-read)
  20. The Lions of Little Rock--Kristin Levine
  21. Santa's Sweetheart--Janet Dailey
  22. Twisted Tea Christmas--Laura Childs
  23. Tragic Toppings--Jessica Beck
  24. The Pajama Girls of Lambert Square--Rosina Lippi
Calling challenge complete on December 29

1 comment:

Jen at Introverted Reader said...

Thanks for signing up for this one again too! I hope you enjoy the books you choose!