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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 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 Josué
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.The Paper Bark Tree Mystery by Ovidia Yu
56. Only The Lonely by Joanne Nicholson
57. Ivy by Kat Flannery
58. The Murmur Of Bees by Sofia Segovia
59. In The Company Of Strangers by Awais Khan
60. Blue Tide Rising by Clare Stevens
61. Dolores by Lauren Aimee Curtis
62. The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
63. Between Four Rivers by Wang Yu
64. Inland by Tea Obreht
65. The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa
66. Or What You Will by C H Clepitt
67. Confessions Of A Traveler by Clara L Molina
68. No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference by Greta Thunberg
69. We Need New Names by Nesrine Malik
70: The Healer's Daughters by Jay Amberg
71. The Root Of Murder by Lauren Carr
72. Monster She Wrote by Lisa Kroger & Melanie R Anderson
73. Two Tides To Turn by R R Gall
74. The Women At Hitler's Table by Rosella Postorino
75. Becoming Mama by Yvrose Telfort Ismael

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. Now Let's Dance by Karine Lambert
23. Les Parisiennes by Anne Sebba
24. Fate by Mary Corran

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
Killer In The Band by Lauren Carr
Love In No Man's Land by Duo Ji Zhuo Ga
Mamachari Matchmaker by S J Pajonas
Now Let's Dance by Karine Lambert
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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2019-20 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 2019 to 31st Aug 2020)

1910s: Surrender To Night by Georg Trakl
1920s:
1930s:
1949: The Case Of The Demented Spiv by George Bellairs
1950s:
1960s:
1970s:
1980s:
1995: Fate by Mary Corran
2000s:
2019: The Healer's Daughters by Jay Amberg
2020s:

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. Blue Tide Rising by Clare Stevens
12. Killer In The Band by Lauren Carr

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
Death On A Quiet Day by Michael Innes
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 Blazing World by Margaret Cavendish
The Case Of The Demented Spiv by George Bellairs
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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