2015 Challenges

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Long Awaited Reads Month – January – I guess this isn’t happening, but Sister Carrie certainly counts. It was 2009 when I first blogged that I must read it …

√ -ing — Mockingjay, Far From the Madding Crowd, Adventures in the Departure Lounge: Mothering Mother
√ – color – Color
√- family – Sister Carrie, Adventures in the Departure Lounge: Mothering Mother
√- water – The Year of the Flood, Fog Island Mountains, Lost Lake
√- city – The Bookseller of Kabul, Mansfield Park, Winesburg Ohio, The Boston Girl
√- animal – The Good Lord Bird, H is for Hawk, The Elegance of the Hedgehog

The 2015 challenge site: Wormhole    BY CATEGORY

Classics Challenge – (My post) √

  1.  A 20th Century ClassicThings Fall Apart Chinua Achebe √
  2. A 19th Century ClassicFar From the Madding Crowd Hardy
  3. A Classic by a Woman Author Atlas Shrugged AynRand
  4. A Classic in Translation –  
  5. A Classic that is VERY LONG – Mansfield Park Austen √
  6. A Classic that is very short –  Heart of Darkness √
  7. A Classic with a person’s name – Sister Carrie – readalong Jan 2015
  8. Humorous or Satirical – Portable Dorothy Parker! √
  9. Forgotten – Winesburg Ohio Sherwood Anderson √
  10. Nonfiction – ?
  11.  Children’s – From the Mixed-Up Files… Konigsburg √
  12. Play – The Winter’s Tale by Shakespeare √
IRL “The Bookies” Book Club
Jan – Five Days at Memorial/Sheri Fink √
Feb – Let’s Pretend This Never Happened / J Lawson √
Mar – June Glass’s latest
Apr – Joyce Maynard’s World
May –
Jun /Jul –
Aug –
Sep –
Oct –
Nov –
Dec –

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Personal Challenge #1 – LOANED TO ME Books

An Unlikely Angel by Ashley Smith – from my neighbor K.
Radio Shangri-La by Lisa Napoli – from Nancy
Two Rivers by T.Greenwood – from Holly
A Theory of Relativity by Jacquelyn Mitchard – another from Holly
Me and Mr. Darcy by Alexandra Potter – again, from Holly
Save the Cat! by Blake Snyder – WON in a giveaway by Trisha

Personal Challenge #2 – AUTHORS I MUST READ
Tom PerottaElection
Zetta ElliotA Wish After Midnight
Tayari Jones
Connie Willis – Either Doomsday Book or To Say Nothing of the Dog



√ Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser, 01/15; Pet Sematary by King 03/15, Flowers for Algernon May, Misery June, Salem’s Lot October


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