2017 Reading Challenge

2017 Reading Challenge from POPSUGAR
⬜  A book recommended by a librarian
⬜  A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long
⬛  A book of letters
      Diaries and Journals - Narcissa Whitman 1836
              (actually it was letters and journal entries)
⬛  An audiobook
      The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)
⬛  A book by a person of color
      The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
⬛  A book with one of the four seasons in the title
      The Winter of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck
⬜  A book that is a story within a story
⬜  A book with multiple authors
⬜  An espionage thriller
⬛  A book with a cat on the cover
      Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched
      the World by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter
⬜  A book by an author who uses a pseudonym
⬛  A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read
      Old Friends by Tracey Kidder (genre: narrative nonfiction)
⬜  A book by or about a person who has a disability
⬛  A book involving travel
      Mercer Girls by Libbie Hawker
⬜  A book with a subtitle
⬜  A book that's published in 2017
⬜  A book involving a mythical creature
⬜  A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile
⬛  A book about food
      The Recipe Club: A novel about food and friendship
      by Andrea Israel and Nancy Garfinkel
⬜  A book with career advice
⬜  A book from a nonhuman perspective
⬜  A steampunk novel
⬜  A book with a red spine
⬜  A book set in the wilderness
⬜  A book you loved as a child
⬜  A book by an author from a country you've never visited
⬛  A book with a title that's a character's name
      Becoming Jane Eyre by Sheila Kohler
⬛  A novel set during wartime
      The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
⬛  A book with an unreliable narrator
      The Chilbury Ladies' Choir by Jennifer Ryan, released Feb2017
      only one of the narrators was unreliable, 13yo journaler confused by people/events  
⬛ A book with pictures
      The Book of Speculation: A Novel by Erika Swyler
⬛  A book where main character is different ethnicity than you
      Kindred by Octavia Butler
⬜  A book about an interesting woman
⬛  A book set in two different time periods
      The Pearl That Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi
⬛  A book with a month or day of the week in the title
      The Violets of March by Sarah Jio
⬛  A book set in a hotel
      The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah Moggach
⬜  A book written by someone you admire
⬛  A book that's becoming a movie in 2017
      The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin
⬛  A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
      Death of a Valentine: A Hamish Macbeth Mystery by MC Beaton
⬛  The first book in a series you haven't read before
      Open Season by C. J. Box
⬜  A book you bought on a trip

⬜  A book recommended by an author you love
⬛  A bestseller from 2016
      The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
⬛  A book with a family-member term in the title
      The Other Wife by Kathleen Irene Paterka
⬛  A book that takes place over a character's life span
      Blackbird House by Alice Hoffman
⬜  A book about an immigrant or refugee
⬛  A book from a genre/subgenre that you've never heard of
      Never Too Late by Jo Barney (subgenre: henlit)
⬜  A book with an eccentric character
⬜  A book that's more than 800 pages
⬜  A book you got from a used book sale
⬜  A book that's been mentioned in another book
⬜  A book about a difficult topic
⬛  A book based on mythology
      Little Wolves by Thomas Maltman


  1. Replies
    1. :) :) Your response made me giggle! Too much you think? I don’t anticipate getting every one of them marked off. Just need something to give me a kickstart. :)

  2. It is a little overwhelming. Make a prediction? 50% by October? I think I will work on making recommendations for you. We don't read the same things at all. I never understand why you pick what you do.

    1. Other Kathleen! Did you really have to put a number out there? I guess we shall see, won't we?


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