Book Stuff

Book challenges motivate me. In 2016 I stumbled across a year-long challenge hosted by POPSUGAR, but this year I decided to try something different. (Here’s their 2017 Challenge.)

This year I’m doing Erin’s Book Challenges, Jana’s Adulting Challenge, and Dollycas’ Alphabet Soup Challenge (links below). Feel free to jump in on one or all of them!

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Book Challenge by Erin 6.0

January 1, 2017 to April 30, 2017 (link)

  •  | 5 points | Freebie: Dashing Through the Snow by Debbie Macomber
  • | 10 points | Starts with the letter “W”: Winter by Marissa Meyer
  • | 10 points | Six words in the title: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  • | 15 points | Has a (mostly) green cover: The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis
  • | 20 points | A homonym in the title: The One by Kiera Cass
  • | 20 points | By your favorite author: Heartless by Marissa Meyer
  • | 25 points | Set in the city/town/state/territory/county/province where you live: The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier
  • | 30 points | A “Rory Gilmore” book: Atonement by Ian McEwan
  • | 30 points | From a genre that you’ve never read/rarely read (*thriller*): The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
  • | 35 points | With time travel: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Jana’s Adulting Book Challenge

January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017 (link)

  • JANUARY : A book about politics or current events
  • FEBRUARY : A memoir
  • MARCH : A finance book
  • APRIL : A translated book
  • MAY : A classic book (A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle)
  • JUNE : A banned book
  • JULY : A book written before 1950 (The Magician’s Nephew, C.S. Lewis)
  • AUGUST : A book of short stories or essays (Stars Above, Marissa Meyer)
  • SEPTEMBER : A book about a historical event
  • OCTOBER : A book over 500 pages (Winter, Marissa Meyer)
  • NOVEMBER : A book under 150 pages
  • DECEMBER : A self-improvement book

Alphabet Soup Challenge

January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017 (link)

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  • A –
  • B –
  • C –
  • D – Dashing Through the Snow [Debbie Macomber] ✔ link
  • E –
  • F –
  • G –
  • H – Heartless [Marissa Meyer] ✔ link
  • I –
  • J – The Joy Luck Club [Amy Tam] ✔ link
  • K –
  • L –
  • M – The Magician’s Nephew [C.S. Lewis] ✔ link
  • N –
  • O – The One [Kiera Cass] ✔ link
  • P –
  • Q –
  • R –
  • S – Stars Above [Marissa Meyer] ✔ link
  • T –
  • U –
  • V –
  • W – The Westing Game [Ellen Raskin] ✔ link
  • X –
  • Y –
  • Z –

*Those pesky Q, X and Z titles the word that starts with the challenge letter can be anywhere in the title.

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2017

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Click here to see my 2016 Book Nook + all the 2016 “What I Read” posts