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2019 Reading Challenge

2019 Reading Challenge
Stephanie Jane (Literary Flits) has read 0 books toward her goal of 180 books.
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2019 COYER Summer Hunt Challenge

(June 1st to August 31st)

2019 New Release Challenge

To read as many 2019 published books as possible within the year
1. Spiral Of Silence by Elvira Sanchez-Blake
2. The Unwinding Of The Miracle by Julie Yip-Williams
3. How To Lose A Country by Ece Temelkuran
4. Love In No Man's Land by Duo Ji Zhou Ga
5. The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo
6. And Death Came Too by Richard Hull
7. Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
8. This Fish Is Fowl by Xu Xi
9. Trials And Trails by Jim Halverson
10. The Pact We Made by Layla AlAmmar
11. Intimate Ties: Two Novellas by Robert Musil
12. The Girl Across The Street by Vikki Patis
13. Empires Of Dust by Jiang Zilong
14. The True Queen by Zen Cho
15. Camouflage: The Hidden Lives of Autistic Women by Sarah Bargiela and Sophie Standing
16. The Old Drift by Namwali Serpell
17. The Selected Works of Abdullah the Cossack by H M Naqvi
18. The Pianist Of Yarmouk by Aeham Ahmad
19. The Other Americans by Laila Lalami
20. Writer Get Noticed! by Colleen M Story
21. Wolf Light by Yaba Badoe
22. The Resurrection Fireplace by Hiroko Minagawa
23. An Empty Nest: A Summer of Stories by Sandy Day
24. When The Pipirite Sings by Jean Metellus
25. A Change Of Time by Ida Jessen
26. Fatboy Fall Down by Rabindranath Maharaj
27. We, The Survivors by Tash Aw
28. The Stars In The Night by Clare Rhoden
29. The Seventh Train by Jackie Carreira
30. How We Disappeared by Jing Jing Lee
31. The Pale-Faced Lie by David Crow
32. In The Sun by Mixie Plum
33. Bloom where you are planted (Life the Expat way) by Lasairiona E McMaster
34. Twelve Unending Summers by Cholet Kelly JosuĂ©
35. In Love With The World by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
36. Manchester Happened by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
37. Velvalee Dickinson: The Doll Woman Spy by Barbara Casey
38. Decoding The Bayeux Tapestry by Arthur C Wright
39. In The Shadow Of Wolves by Alvydas Slepikas
40. Sea Of Glass by Rebecca Gransden
41. Escapes by Vic DiMartino
42. The Space Between Time by Charlie Laidlaw
43. My Past Is A Foreign Country by Zeba Talkhani
44. Everything You Ever Wanted by Luiza Sauma
45. Upperdown by David Brennan
46. Mind Is The Ride by Jet McDonald
47. The Gingerbread Houses by Benedict J Jones
48. Storytellers by Bjorn Larssen
49. Pan's Labyrinth by Guillermo del Toro and Cornelia Funke
50. My Travels In Ding Yi by Shi Tiesheng
51. The Yankee Comandante by Gani Jakupi
52. Razia by Abda Khan
53. sells sea shells by Mara Mer
54. The Aunt Who Wouldn't Die by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay
55. Only The Lonely by Joanne Nicholson
56. Ivy by Kat Flannery

2019 Mount TBR Challenge

To read at least 48 of the unread books I owned prior to the start of 2019
1. Incident At Diamond Springs by Kendall Hanson
2. The History Of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave
3. Seeing Red by Lina Meruane
4. UK2 by Terry Tyler
5. Pocket Poets: Rupert Brooke
6. The Judgement Of Richard Richter by Igor Sticks
7. White Walls And Straitjackets by David Owain Hughes
8. Above The Bridge by Deborah Garner
9. Escaping Psychiatry: Beginnings by Olga Nunez Miret
10. Histoires a lire le soir by Marc Thil
11. Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck
12. Minaret by Leila Aboulela
13. Life + Love + Death by Hezron Henry
14. Windward Heights by Maryse Conde
15. Demian by Hermann Hesse
16. Once Upon A Time In The West ... Country by Tony Hawks
17. Alone In Berlin by Hans Fallada
18. To The Blossom From The Flame by Jason Srebnick
19. Faire Mouche by Vincent Almendros
20. Confessions Of Zeno by Italo Svevo
21. Tahrir by Vladimir Volya
22. The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
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2019 Alphabet Soup Challenge

To read a book beginning with each letter of the alphabet (from 1st Jan to 31st Dec 2019)

A Sky So Close To Us by Shahla Ujayli
Black Holes by Ochi
Camouflage: The Hidden Lives of Autistic Women by Sarah Bargiela and Sophie Standing
Demian by Hermann Hesse
Escaping Psychiatry: Beginnings by Olga Nunez Miret
Farm Land: Sentience by Gemma Lawrence
G
How To Create A Vegan World by Tobias Leenaert
Incident At Diamond Springs by Kendall Hanson
J
K
Love In No Man's Land by Duo Ji Zhuo Ga
Mamachari Matchmaker by S J Pajonas
N
Once Upon A Time In The West ... Country by Tony Hawks
Pocket Poets: Rupert Brooke
Q
Razia by Abda Khan
Spiral Of Silence by Elvira Sanchez-Blake
The History Of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave
UK2 by Terry Tyler
Vizilsan: Blue Rabbit's Crystal by Marko Markovic
White Walls And Straitjackets by David Owain Hughes
X
Y
Z

2019 Books in French

1. Histoires a lire le soir by Marc Thil
2. Faire Mouche by Vincent Almendros
3. Le Chien Qui Ne Voulait Pas Sourire by Stephen Bly
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2019 Decade Challenge

To read a book that was first published in each of the decades from 1900 to 2019 - 12 in all. (from 1st Sep 2018 to 31st Aug 2019)

1908: Pocket Poets: Rupert Brooke
1916: Xingu by Edith Wharton
1925: The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald
1936: Salt Of The Earth by Jozef Wittlin
1947: La Perle by John Steinbeck
1955: Death Going Down by Maria Angelica Bosco
1965: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
1972: The Locked Room by Sjowall and Wahloo
1989: Sweet Days Of Discipline by Fleur Jaeggy
1999: White Snake And Other Stories by Geling Yan
2007: Princess Bari by Hwang Sok-yong
2017: The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

Books with Vegan/Vegetarian Characters/People

1. Fishing For Maui by Isa Pearl Ritchie
2. Farm Land: Sentience by Gemma Lawrence
3. All Things by Amber Belldene
4. The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo
5. We, The Survivors by Tash Aw
6. The Seventh Train by Jackie Carreira
7. The Devil's Gorge by Dora Ilieva
8. In Love With The World by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
9. The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolano
10. Everything You Ever Wanted by Luiza Sauma
11.

Classics Club Challenge

To read 50+ classic books in 5 years (from June 2018 to 1st June 2023)

A Knife For Harry Dodd by George Bellairs
Alone In Berlin by Hans Fallada
And Death Came Too by Richard Hull
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Confessions Of Zeno by Italo Svevo
Death Going Down by Maria Angelica Bosco
Demian by Hermann Hesse
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Heidi by Johanna Spyri
Heroes And Villains by Angela Carter
I Capture The Castle by Dodie Smith
Ibn Fadlan And The Land Of Darkness
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Iphigenie a Aulis by Euripide
La Perle by John Steinbeck
Le Brave Soldat Chveik by Jaroslav Hasek
Lost Profile by Francoise Sagan
Pocket Poets: Rupert Brooke
Salt Of The Earth by Jozef Wittlin
The Devil's Elixirs by E T A Hoffmann
The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald
The History Of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave
The Odyssey by Homer
The Old Man In The Corner by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck
Xingu by Edith Wharton
Zuleika Dobson by Max Beerbohm

3 comments:

  1. Cheering you on, Stephanie. I'm doing the New Releases and the Mt. TBR ones with you. :)

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    1. Looking forward to seeing which books you pick for them. Will we overlap?!

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  2. Great challenge. (Sarah Cooper)

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