Reading Challenge update – May 30, 2021

1. A Productivity BookStop Living on Autopilot by Antonio Neves – completed
2. Book Becoming Movie in 2021
3. Goodreads Winner in 2020 – The Midnight Library – by Matt Haig – completed
4. Biography – The Naturalist – Teddy Roosevelt – have but haven’t started
5. About a Pressing Social Issue – The Garden of Burning Sand by Corban Addison – completed
6. A Book About BooksThe Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson – completed
7. Set in the 1920s
8. An Author Who Uses Initials – The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab – completed
9. Poetry
10. A 2020 BestsellerAnxious People by Fredrik Backman – completed
11. Recommended by a Colleague
12. With a Number in the Title – Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut – completed
13. Bottom of Your To-Read List
14. Reread a Favorite Book
15. Own Voices Story – March by John Lewis – completed
16. Published in the 1800s
17. Local Author – Apples of Stone by Philip Marsh – have but haven’t started yet
18. Longer Than 400 Pages – The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow – completed
19. A Book Turned Into a TV Series –
20. A Book That Makes You Think
21. A WWII Story – The Willow Wren by Philipp Schott – completed
22. A Highly Anticipated Book
23. Eye-Catching Cover – House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherlandcompleted.
24. A Summer ReadThe Flatshare by Beth O’Leary – completed
25. Coming of Age Story – Homegoing – finished – review in progress
26. Bestselling Memoir – In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado– completed
27. Book Club Favorite – I’m interpreting this as my book club. In December, I’m going to take a poll for what the favorite book of the year was, and that will win the spot!
28. A Book About FriendshipSouthern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix – completed
29. An Audiobook – Walking With Ghosts: A Memoir by Gabriel Byrne – completed
30. Set in Australia
31. By a Nobel Prize winner
32. About an Immigrant – Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende – completed
33. Time Travel Novel – Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi– completed
34. An Author You Love – The Women of the Copper Country by Mary Doria Russell – have but still haven’t finished 35. Childhood Favorite
36. Classic Read in High School
37. Borrowed from the Library –Faye, Faraway by Helen Fisher – completed
38. Nonfiction New York Times Bestseller
39. From an Indie Publisher – The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree – have but haven’t started
40. Fantasy – The Absolute Book by Elizabeth Knox – currently reading
41. A Sequel
42. Recommended by a Librarian
43. Psychological Thriller
44. Oprah Winfrey Book Club Pick
45. A Book About Technology – The Future is Yours by Dan Frey – completed
46. Title with Three Words – Home Before Dark by Riley Sager– completed
47. Debut Novel of Famous Author – The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie – have but haven’t started
48. Genre You Don’t Usually Read – Code of the Hills: An Ozarks Mystery by Nancy Allen – completed
49. A Book Everyone Is Talking About
50. You Own But Haven’t Read
51. Borrowed from a Friend – The Hypnotist’s Love Story by Liane Moriarty– completed
52. A 2021 New Release – The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner – completed

Completed: 24 of 52, in progress: 1. I’m in really good standing. I need to finish 2 books in June to stay on track to finish by the end of the year, and I see myself exceeding this by a wide margin considering I’m almost finished with my current audiobook.

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I'm a law librarian from the state of Missouri and a graduate of Missouri State University and the University of Missouri-Columbia. My real passion is in fiction, which is why I started my blog to share my thoughts with other bibliophiles. I live with my husband and two wonderful children and a collection of furry feline companions.
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2 Responses to Reading Challenge update – May 30, 2021

  1. I’m always super impressed by how fast you book bloggers read. Amazing stuff. Am looking forward to the reviews!

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