2015 Reading Challenges

2015 BIRTHDAY MONTH READING CHALLENGE

This challenge was hosted by Lois @ You, Me, and a Cup of Tea. The idea was to read a book each month by an author whose birthday is in that month. Titles are linked to Goodreads reviews.

  1. January – Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde (1/11/1961) Completed 1/6/15
  2. February – The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson (2/16/1973) Completed 2/7/15
  3. March – Black Beauty by Anna Sewell (3/30/1820) Completed 3/23/15
  4. April – The Green Book by Jill Paton Walsh (4/29/1937) Completed 4/20/15
  5. May – The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes (5/9/1906) Completed 5/1/15
  6. June – The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (6/29/1900) Completed 6/25/15
  7. July – Kneeknock Rise by Natalie Babbitt (7/28/1932) Completed 7/23/15
  8. August – The Railway Children by E. Nesbit (8/15/1858) Completed 8/7/15
  9. September – Homer Price by Robert McCloskey (9/15/1914) Completed 9/15/15
  10. October – The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (10/16/1854) Completed 10/2/15
  11. November – Anne of the Island by L. M. Montgomery (11/30/1874) Completed 11/6/15
  12. December – Emma by Jane Austen (12/16/1775) Completed 12/9/15

2015 HARD CORE RE-READING CHALLENGE

This challenge is hosted by Lois @ You, Me, and a Cup of Tea. The idea is to re-read a bunch of books in 2015. I entered at Level 3 30-40 Re-reading fever but I’ve qualified for Level 5 50+ Re-reading coma.

  1. The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis Completed 1/9/15
  2. Three Act Tragedy by Agatha Christie Completed 1/14/15
  3. The Magician’s Nephew by C. S. Lewis Completed 1/16/15
  4. The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman Completed 1/24/15
  5. The Last Battle by C. S. Lewis Completed 1/26/15
  6. The Sword in the Stone by T. H. White Completed 2/6/15
  7. Wicked Appetite by Janet Evanovich Completed 2/12/15
  8. The A. B. C. Murders by Agatha Christie Completed 3/2/15
  9. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen Completed 3/6/15
  10. A Tangled Web by L. M. Montgomery Completed 3/9/15
  11. Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict by Laurie Viera Rigler Completed 3/9/15
  12. Anne of Avonlea by L. M. Montgomery Completed 3/13/15
  13. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Completed 3/20/15
  14. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins Completed 3/26/15
  15. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins Completed 4/2/15
  16. The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton Completed 3/28/15
  17. The Borrowers by Mary Norton Completed 4/2/15
  18. Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie Completed 4/3/15
  19. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass Completed 4/16/15
  20. Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild Completed 4/20/15
  21. The Green Book by Jill Paton Walsh Completed 4/20/15
  22. Cards on the Table by Agatha Christie Completed 4/27/15
  23. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan Completed 4/29/15
  24. Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren Completed 4/30/15
  25. The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes Completed 5/1/15
  26. Pippi Goes On Board by Astrid Lindgren Completed 5/6/15
  27. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Completed 5/8/15
  28. Pippi in the South Seas by Astrid Lindgren Completed 5/8/15
  29. The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley Completed 5/8/15
  30. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling Completed 5/16/15
  31. Death at Wentwater Court by Carola Dunn Completed 5/21/15
  32. The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor Completed 5/24/15
  33. The View From Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg Completed 6/9/15
  34. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde Completed 6/9/15
  35. The Neverending Story by Michael Ende Completed 6/11/15
  36. The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley Completed 6/12/15
  37. Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie Completed 6/19/15
  38. Sunshine by Robin McKinley Completed 6/20/15
  39. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier Completed 6/30/15
  40. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins Completed 7/3/15
  41. Whose Body? by Dorothy Sayers Completed 7/6/15
  42. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows Completed 7/11/15
  43. The Princess Bride by William Goldman Completed 7/18/15
  44. Kneeknock Rise by Natalie Babbitt Completed 7/23/15
  45. Baby-sitting is a Dangerous Job by Willo Davis Roberts Completed 7/26/15
  46. Matilda by Roald Dahl Completed 8/1/15
  47. The Railway Children by E. Nesbit Completed 8/7/15
  48. Appointment with Death by Agatha Christie Completed 8/9/15
  49. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett Completed 8/21/15
  50. Stuart Little by E. B. White Completed 8/27/15
  51. Ink on His Fingers by Louise A. Vernon Completed 8/28/15
  52. The Maze Runner by James Dashner Completed 9/4/15
  53. Homer Price by Robert McCloskey Completed 9/15/15
  54. Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne Completed 9/24/15
  55. Jackaby by William Ritter Completed 9/21/15
  56. Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham Completed 10/2/15
  57. Centerburg Tales by Robert McCloskey Completed 10/3/15
  58. The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick Completed 10/5/15
  59. Secrets by Robin Jones Gunn Completed 10/6/15
  60. The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith Completed 10/12/15
  61. Whispers by Robin Jones Gunn Completed 10/17/15
  62. The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith Completed 10/18/15
  63. Echoes by Robin Jones Gunn Completed 10/26/15
  64. Shadows by Robin McKinley Completed 11/3/15
  65. Anne of the Island by L. M. Montgomery Completed 11/6/15
  66. Sunsets by Robin Jones Gunn Completed 11/9/15
  67. Socks by Beverly Cleary Completed 11/19/15
  68. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare Completed 11/24/15
  69. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson Completed 12/5/15
  70. Emma by Jane Austen Completed 12/9/15
  71. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson Completed 12/9/15
  72. The Winter Garden Mystery by Carola Dunn Completed 12/19/15
  73. The Labours of Hercules by Agatha Christie Completed 12/20/15
  74. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo Completed 12/26/15
  75. The Giver by Lois Lowry Completed 12/27/15

CRUISIN’ THRU THE COZIES READING CHALLENGE 2015

This challenge is hosted by Yvonne at Socrates’ Book Reviews. I entered at Level 3 -Super Sleuth – read 13 or more books but I’ve far surpassed that! Thanks to Dagny, a.k.a. Madame Vauquer at Vauquer’s Boarding House for turning me on to this challenge! I will update this list as I go, linking Goodreads reviews.

  1. Masked Ball at Broxley Manor by Rhys Bowen Completed 1/2/15
  2. Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde (1/11/1961) Completed 1/6/15
  3. Gone West by Carola Dunn Completed 1/10/15
  4. Three Act Tragedy by Agatha Christie Completed 1/14/15
  5. The Blood of an Englishman by M. C. Beaton Completed 1/18/15
  6. Death of a Gossip by M. C. Beaton Completed 1/19/15
  7. The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman Completed 1/24/15
  8. Aunt Dimity’s Good Deed by Nancy Atherton Completed 1/26/15
  9. Top Secret Twenty-One by Janet Evanovich Completed 1/29/15
  10. Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood Completed 1/31/15
  11. The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline by Nancy Springer Completed 2/6/15
  12. Wicked Appetite by Janet Evanovich Completed 2/12/15
  13. Death of a Cozy Writer by G. M. Malliet Completed 2/15/15
  14. Heirs and Graces by Rhys Bowen Completed 2/17/15
  15. Snow White Red-Handed by Maia Chance Completed 2/18/15
  16. Death in the Clouds by Agatha Christie Completed 2/21/15
  17. Death and the Lit Chick by G. M. Malliet Completed 2/22/15
  18. The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene Completed 2/25/15
  19. Shouldn’t You Be in School? by Lemony Snicket
  20. Death at the Alma Mater by G. M. Malliet Completed 2/27/15
  21. The A. B. C. Murders by Agatha Christie Completed 3/2/15
  22. The Skeleton in the Closet by M. C. Beaton Completed 3/9/15
  23. Cinderella Murder by Mary Higgins Clark Completed 3/18/15
  24. The Luck Runs Out by Charlotte MacLeod Completed 3/24/15
  25. Double Fudge Brownie Murder by Joanne Fluke Completed 3/30/15
  26. Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie Completed 4/3/15
  27. Queen of Hearts by Rhys Bowen Completed 4/8/15
  28. Books Can Be Deceiving by Jenn McKinlay Completed 4/15/15
  29. Heirs of the Body by Carola Dunn Completed 4/19/15
  30. The Fairy-Tale Detectives by Michael Buckley Completed 4/20/15
  31. Cards on the Table by Agatha Christie Completed 4/27/15
  32. Murder is Bad Manners by Robin Stevens Completed 5/9/15
  33. The Lost Days of Agatha Christie: A Psychological Mystery by Carole Owens Completed 5/9/15
  34. Cloche and Dagger by Jenn McKinlay Completed 5/16/15
  35. The Christie Curse by Victoria Abbott Completed 5/19/15
  36. Death at Wentwater Court by Carola Dunn Completed 5/21/15
  37. Well Read, Then Dead by Terrie Farley Moran Completed 5/29/15
  38. The Case of the Missing Marquess by Nancy Springer Completed 6/1/15
  39. A Beautiful Blue Death by Charles Finch Completed 6/15/15
  40. Whose Body? by Dorothy Sayers Completed 7/6/15
  41. The Sayers Swindle by Victoria Abbott Completed 7/10/15
  42. The Melody Lingers On by Mary Higgins Clark Completed 7/19/15
  43. Dumb Witness by Agatha Christie Completed 7/23/15
  44. Superfluous Woman by Carola Dunn Completed 7/31/15
  45. Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie Completed 8/3/15
  46. Mrs. Pollifax and the Golden Triangle by Dorothy Gilman Completed 8/5/15
  47. Death of a Cad by M. C.  Beaton Completed 8/5/15
  48. Death of an Outsider by M. C.  Beaton Completed 8/7/15
  49. Death of a Perfect Wife by M. C.  Beaton Completed 8/8/15
  50. Appointment with Death by Agatha Christie Completed 8/9/15
  51. Death of a Prankster by M. C. Beaton Completed 8/14/15
  52. Death of a Nag by M. C. Beaton Completed 8/17/15
  53. Death of a Macho Man by M. C. Beaton Completed 8/19/15
  54. Wicked Business by Janet Evanovich Completed 8/21/15
  55. Malice at the Palace by Rhys Bowen Completed 8/22/15
  56. Wicked Charms by Janet Evanovich Completed 9/4/15
  57. A Deadly Row by Casey Mayes Completed 9/15/15
  58. Death of a Dentist by M. C. Beaton Completed 9/19/15
  59. The September Society by Charles Finch Completed 9/25/15
  60. Wicked Autumn by G. M. Malliet Completed 10/3/15
  61. Snobbery With Violence by Marion Chesney Completed 11/1/15
  62. Death of a Greedy Woman by M. C. Beaton Completed 11/8/15
  63. Death of a Scriptwriter by M. C. Beaton Completed 11/11/15
  64. Hasty Death by Marion Chesney Completed 11/13/15
  65. Sick of Shadows by Marion Chesney Completed 11/14/15
  66. All Dressed in White by Mary Higgins Clark Completed 11/19/15
  67. On What Grounds by Cleo Coyle Completed 11/20/15
  68. Wrack and Rune by Charlotte MacLeod Completed 11/20/15
  69. Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie Completed 11/23/15
  70. Our Lady of Pain by Marion Chesney Completed 11/25/15
  71. Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich Completed 11/27/15
  72. Aunt Dimity’s Christmas by Nancy Atherton Completed 12/2/15
  73. A Murder of Magpies by Judith Flanders Completed 12/4/15
  74. This Pen For Hire by Laura Levine Completed 12/7/15
  75. The Curse of the Pharaoh by Sir Steve Stevenson Completed 12/7/15
  76. A Highland Christmas by M. C. Beaton Completed 12/9/15
  77. Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas by Stephanie Barron Completed 12/13/15
  78. Recipes for Love and Murder by Sally Andrew Completed 12/17/15
  79. The Winter Garden Mystery by Carola Dunn Completed 12/19/15
  80. The Labours of Hercules by Agatha Christie Completed 12/20/15
  81. The Body in the Transept by Jeanne M. Dams Completed 12/20/15
  82. Tied Up in Tinsel by Ngaio Marsh Completed 12/21/15
  83. The Fleet Street Murders by Charles Finch Completed 12/25/15
  84. A Fatal Winter by G. M. Malliet Completed 12/30/15
  85. A Pint of Murder by Charlotte MacLeod Completed 12/31/15

CLASSICS CHALLENGE

My challenge to myself is to read (or re-read) classics that I currently own. For this personal challenge I am including books that are at least as old as I am. 😉 I’m giving myself 3-1/2 years, from 7/1/14 to 12/31/17. These are the ones I read in 2015. Full list here.

  1. The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis Completed 1/9/15
  2. The Magician’s Nephew by C. S. Lewis Completed 1/16/15
  3. The Last Battle by C. S. Lewis Completed 1/26/15
  4. The Sword in the Stone by T. H. White Completed 2/6/15
  5. The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells Completed 2/24/15
  6. The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene Completed 2/25/15
  7. The A. B. C. Murders by Agatha Christie Completed 3/2/15
  8. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen Completed 3/6/15
  9. A Tangled Web by L. M. Montgomery Completed 3/9/15
  10. Anne of Avonlea by L. M. Montgomery Completed 3/13/15
  11. Black Beauty by Anna Sewell Completed 3/23/15
  12. The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton Completed 3/28/15
  13. Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie Completed 4/3/15
  14. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass Completed 4/16/15
  15. The Door in the Wall by Marguerite de Angeli Completed 4/24/15
  16. The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes Completed 5/1/15
  17. Silas Marner by George Eliot Completed 6/5/15
  18. A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond Completed 6/8/15
  19. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde Completed 6/9/15
  20. Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie Completed 6/19/15
  21. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Completed 6/25/15
  22. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier Completed 6/30/15
  23. More About Paddington by Michael Bond Completed 7/3/15
  24. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins Completed 7/3/15
  25. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien Completed 7/10/15
  26. The Princess Bride by William Goldman Completed 7/18/15
  27. Kneeknock Rise by Natalie Babbitt Completed 7/23/15
  28. Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie Completed 8/3/2015
  29. Heidi by Joanna Spyri Completed 8/4/15
  30. The Railway Children by E. Nesbit Completed 8/7/15
  31. Appointment with Death by Agatha Christie Completed 8/9/15
  32. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett Completed 8/21/15
  33. Ink on His Fingers by Louise A. Vernon Completed 8/28/15
  34. Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White Completed 9/3/15
  35. Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne Completed 9/24/15
  36. Thunderstorm in Church by Louise A. Vernon Completed 9/24/15
  37. The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde Completed 10/2/15
  38. Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe Completed 10/23/15
  39. Anne of the Island by L. M. Montgomery Completed 11/6/15
  40. Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie Completed 11/23/2015
  41. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare Completed 11/24/15
  42. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson Completed 12/5/15
  43. Emma by Jane Austen Completed 12/9/15
  44. The Labours of Hercules by Agatha Christie Completed 12/20/15

 

POIROT CHALLENGE

I am attempting to read all of Agatha Christie’s Poirot novels and short stories in original publication order. I have no time limit. These are the ones I read in 2015. Full list here.

  • Three Act Tragedy 1935
  • Death in the Clouds 1935
  • The ABC Murders   1936
  • Murder in Mesopotamia 1936
  • Cards on the Table 1936
  • Dumb Witness 1937
  • Death on the Nile 1937
  • Appointment with Death 1938
  • Hercule Poirot’s Christmas 1938
  • The Labours of Hercules (original short stories published 1939-1940)
  • Hercule Poirot: The Complete Short Stories by Agatha Christie

READING MY LIBRARY CHALLENGE

My lovely friend Stefani @ Caught Read Handed co-hosted this challenge! Wrap-Up post here.

20 BOOKS OF SUMMER CHALLENGE

My lovely friend Dagny @ Vauquer Boarding House brought this challenge to my attention. The challenge ran June 1 – September 4, and was hosted by Cathy @ 746 Books. Like Cathy, I stuck with books that I actually own (although, I did fudge and listen to audiobook versions from the library). Sign up post here.

  1. Silas Marner by George Eliot Completed 6/5/15
  2. The Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling Completed 6/7/15
  3. The View From Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg Completed 6/9/15
  4. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde Completed 6/9/15
  5. The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley Completed 6/12/15
  6. Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie Completed 6/19/15
  7. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Completed 6/25/15
  8. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier Completed 6/30/15
  9. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins Completed 7/3/15
  10. More About Paddington by Michael Bond Completed 7/3/15
  11. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien Completed 7/10/15
  12. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows Completed 7/11/15
  13. The Princess Bride by William Goldman Completed 7/18/15
  14. The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy by Jeanne Birdsall Completed 7/20/15
  15. Kneeknock Rise by Natalie Babbitt Completed 7/23/15
  16. Heidi by Joanna Spyri Completed 8/4/15
  17. The Railway Children by E. Nesbit Completed 8/7/15
  18. Appointment with Death by Agatha Christie Completed 8/9/15
  19. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett Completed 8/21/15
  20. Ink on His Fingers by Louise A. Vernon Completed 8/28/15

BACK TO THE CLASSICS CHALLENGE 2015

Hosted by Books and Chocolate. In looking at the categories I realized that I had most of them covered already with books I’m reading for other challenges. 🙂 The rules of the challenge state the a classic must be at least 50 years old.

  1. A 19th Century Classic: Black Beauty by Anna Sewell (1877)
  2. A 20th Century Classic: Death in the Clouds by Agatha Christie (1935)
  3. A Classic by a Woman Author: The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene (1930)
  4. A Classic in TranslationThe Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1940)
  5. A Very Long Classic Novel: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins (1859)
  6. A Classic Novella: The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells (1897)
  7. A Classic with a Person’s Name in the Title: Silas Marner by George Eliot (1861)
  8. A Humorous or Satirical Classic: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen (1818)
  9. A Forgotten Classic: A Tangled Web by L.M. Montgomery (1931)
  10. A Nonfiction Classic: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass (1845)
  11. A Classic Children’s Book: The Borrowers by Mary Norton (1952)
  12. A Classic Play: Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw (1912)

POP SUGAR 2015 READING CHALLENGE

  1. A book with more than 500 pages – The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins Completed 7/3/15 – 720 pages
  2. A classic romance – Anne of the Island by L. M. Montgomery Completed 11/6/15
  3. A book that became a movie – The Princess Bride by William Goldman Completed 7/18/15
  4. A book published this year – Malice at the Palace by Rhys Bowen Completed 8/22/15
  5. A book with a number in the title – Top Secret Twenty-One by Janet Evanovich Completed 1/29/15
  6. A book written by someone under 30 – The Archived by Victoria Schwab Completed 4/30/15 – Schwab is 28
  7. A book with nonhuman characters – Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien Completed 7/10/15
  8. A funny book – Wicked Appetite by Janet Evanovich Completed 2/12/15
  9.  A book by a female author – The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot Completed 8/8/15
  10. A mystery or thriller – Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith Completed 11/10/15
  11. A book with a one-word title – Beastkeeper by Cat Hellison Completed 4/7/15
  12. A book of short stories – Homer Price by Robert McCloskey Completed 9/15/15
  13. A book set in a different country – Recipes for Love and Murder by Sally Andrew Completed 12/17/15. South Africa.
  14. A nonfiction book – How to Be a Heroine by Samantha Ellis Completed 5/27/15
  15. A popular author’s first book – Cinder by Marissa Meyer Completed 5/17/15
  16. A book from an author you love that you haven’t read yet – The Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling Completed 6/7/15
  17. A book a friend recommended – Jackaby by William Ritter Completed 2/20/15, re-read completed 9/21/15
  18. A Pulitzer Prize-winning book – To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Completed 5/8/15
  19. A book based on a true story – The Lost Days of Agatha Christie: A Psychological Mystery by Carole Owens Completed 5/9/15
  20. A book at the bottom of your to-read list – Death of a Cad by M. C. Beaton Completed 8/5/15
  21. A book your mom loves – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows Completed 7/11/15
  22. A book that scares you – Dust and Shadow: An Account of the Ripper Killings by Dr. John H. Watson by Lyndsay Faye Completed 8/29/15
  23. A book more than 100 years old – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde Completed 6/9/15
  24. A book based entirely on its cover – Stitching Snow by R. C. Lewis Completed 7/20/15 – I never read books based entirely on there cover but I was definitely intrigued by this cover.
  25. A book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t – A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L’Engle Completed 8/12/15 – I always did my assigned reading so I chose a book that I should’ve read during my school years but didn’t.
  26. A memoir – Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass Completed 4/16/15
  27. A book you can finish in one day – Death in the Clouds by Agatha Christie Completed 2/21/15 – On Goodreads it says I read this over 2/20 – 2/21 but that’s because I stayed up super late. I actually marathoned the whole book in about 5 hours.
  28. A book with antonyms in the title – Of Beast and Beauty by Stacey Jay Completed 4/11/15
  29. A book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visit – Anne of Avonlea by L. M. Montgomery Completed 3/13/15 PEI.
  30. A book that came out the year you were born – The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin Completed 9/27/15 – Published 1978
  31. A book with bad reviews – 29 Myths on the Swinster Pharmacy by Lemony Snicket Completed 5/7/15 – less than ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ on Goodreads.
  32. A trilogy – Area X by Jeff VanderMeer Completed 7/31/15
  33. A book from your childhood – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett Completed 8/21/15
  34. A book with a love triangle – Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie Completed 8/3/15
  35. A book set in the future – Turnabout by Margaret Peterson Haddix Completed 8/21/15
  36. A book set in high school – The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson Completed 2/2/15
  37. A book with a color in the title – Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood Completed 1/31/15
  38. A book that made you cry – Devoted by Jennifer Mathieu Completed 6/21/15
  39. A book with magic – Sunshine by Robin McKinley Completed 6/20/15
  40. A graphic novel – Cleopatra in Space #1: Target Practice by Mike Maihack Completed 6/16/15
  41. A book by an author you’ve never read before – Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams Completed 5/26/15
  42. A book you own but have never read – Heidi by Joanna Spyri Completed 8/4/15
  43. A book that takes place in your hometown – A Deadly Row by Casey Mayes Completed 9/5/15
  44. A book that was originally written in a different language – The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Completed 6/25/15
  45. A book set during Christmas – Landline by Rainbow Rowell Completed 5/20/15
  46. A book written by an author with your same initials – A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park Completed 4/11/15
  47. A play – The Unexpected Man by Yasmina Reza Completed 4/4/15
  48. A banned book – The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton Completed 3/28/15
  49. A book based on or turned into a TV show – The Thousand Dollar Tan Line by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham Completed 5/2/15 Veronica Mars.
  50. A book you started but never finished – The Philosopher Kings by Jo Walton DNF’d 7/27/15

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