2017 Book Nook

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.)

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Book Challenge by Erin 6.0

January 1, 2017 to April 30, 2017 FINISHED

  •  | 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

Book Challenge by Erin 7.0

July 1, 2017 to October 31, 2017 FINISHED

  • |5 points| Freebie: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  • |10 points| Starts w/ “B”: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
  • |10 points| Yellow cover: Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
  • |15 points| An animal on the cover: Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
  • |20 points| Published in 2017: The Essence of Malice by Ashley Weaver
  • |20 points| Compass/cardinal direction in title: West With the Night by Beryl Markham
  • |25 points| A banned book in America: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • |30 points| About mental illness: The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
  • |30 points| Non-human main character: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
  • |35 points| A Disney movie /book/ based on a Disney movie: The Moonspinners by Mary Stewart

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 (The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood)
  • 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 (The Last Runaway, Tracy Chevalier)
  • OCTOBER : A book over 500 pages (Winter, Marissa Meyer)
  • NOVEMBER : A book under 150 pages (Intrigue in Capri, Ashley Weaver)
  • DECEMBER : A self-improvement book

 

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