Thursday, December 26, 2019

Booklist Queen 52 books in 52 weeks


This is the only challenge I attempted in 2019.   It was hosted at BooklistQueen when they were known as the Pingel Sisters.   I did not participate formally, but rather just printed and tracked on my own.   I enjoyed it very much and thus sparked my interest for expanding my challenges in 2020.

This year is a similar format 52 topics to choose books to meet the prompts.   Read them in any order between 1/1/20- 12/31/20.    If it is similar to last year the blog will have posts about the selections she picked for the prompts in numerical order.  So,be sure to sign up here


Reading Challenge 2020

A Book A Week with The Booklist Queen

 1. Book Becoming Movie in 2020 Idea:  Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

 2. Goodreads Winner in 2019    Idea:  The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman ; The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides;  Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

 √ 3. Less Than 200 Pages DONE
READ The Medical Examiner by James Patterson 1/25/20  blog post and Goodreads review

 4. Published in 1920s   Idea: Agatha Christie book

 5. By an Author of Color   Idea: Fire on the Track by Roseanne Montillo

 √ 6. A Love Story- DONE
READ: Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella 1/23/20  blog  post and Goodreads Review

 7. History Book Idea Ribbons of Scarlet by Kate Quinn and others ; Tattooist of Auschwitz by

 √ 8. Title with Five or More Words DONE
READ Three Widows and a Corpse  by Debra Sennefelder  1/3/20 blog  post /GR review

 9. 2019 Bestseller DONE
READ Normal People by Sally Rooney 1/31/20 blog post and Goodreads review

 √ 10. Clever Title DONE
READ  Let's Fake a Deal  by Sherry Harris  1/16/20 blog post and Goodreads review

 11. Short Story or Essay Collection Idea Down the Rabbit Hole by JD Robb and others ;  Ribbons of Scarlet by Kate Quinn and others

  √ 12. More Than 400 Pages DONE
READ  The Secret History by Donna Tartt 3/27/20  blog post and Goodreads review

 √ 13. Makes You Laugh DONE
READ Garlic &  Sapphires by Ruth Reichl  1/14/20  blog post;  goodreads review

 14. Famous Author You’ve Never Read Idea  11/22/63 by Stephen King

 15. Set in Asia Idea  Memoirs of Geisha by Arthur Golden ;  Love You So Mochi by Sarah Kuhn

 √ 16. Reread a Childhood Favorite DONE
READ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis 1/30/20 blog post and Goodreads review

 17. Celebrity Memoir Idea  My Mother was Nuts by Penny Marshall;  Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life by Steve Martin;  Bossypants by Tina Fey

 18. New York Times #1 Bestseller Idea Less by Sean Andrew Greer

 19. Based on a True Story Idea Red Joan by Jennie Rooney ;   The Perfect Nanny by Leila Alimani

 20. Genre You Don’t Usually Read Idea  Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

 √ 21. About a War DONE
READ  The Orphan's Tale by Pam Jenoff  ;   1/7/20 blog  post and Goodreads review

 22. Bottom of Your To-Read List Idea

√  23. A Beach Read
READ  Winter in Paradise by Elin Hildebrand 3/9/20 blog post and Goodreads review

 24. A Book Everyone Is Talking About Idea This is How it Always Is by Laurie Frankel

 25. Recommended by a Family Member Idea The Very Best of Robert Service

 26. From the 50 States Reading List Idea TBD

 27. About a Controversial Topic Idea This is How it Always Is by Laurie Frankel

 √ 28. By an Indie Author DONE
READ False Flags by DS Kane 3/24/20; blog post and Goodreads review

 29. A Book About Sports Idea The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown  ; Token Chick by Cheryl Ladd

 30. A Play Idea  Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by John Tiffany

 √ 31. An Audiobook DONE
READ Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty 2/4/20 blog post and Goodreads review

 √ 32. The Next Book in a Series DONE
READ Eggs on Ice by Laura Childs    Cackleberry Club #8   1/2/20 blog post and Goodreads review

 33. Nonfiction Topic You Love Idea  Disney War by James B Stewart To Pixar and Beyond by Lawrence Levy

 34. Middle Grade Fiction Idea  Disney After Dark by Ridley Pearson

 35. Recommended by a Local Librarian Idea TBD

 √ 36. Debut Novel DONE
READ Fleishman is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner 2/17/20 blog post and Goodreads review

  √ 37. A Book That Will Make You Smarter DONE
READLab Girl by Hope Jahren  3/5/20 blog post and Goodreads review

 38. A Modern Classic Idea

 √ 39. A Book You Haven’t Read by an Author You Love DONE
READ Stealth by Stuart Woods 1/27/20  blog post and Goodreads review

 √ 40. With a Color in the Title DONE
 READ Kiki Lowenstein and the Purple Passion  by Joanna Campbell Slan 2/4/20 blog post                                            and Goodreads review

 41. Translated from Another Language Idea  Beartown by Frederik Backman or The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani

√ 42. With a Hideous Cover DONE
READ Private Games by James Patterson 4/5/20  blog post and Goodreads review

 √ 43. A Mystery DONE
READ Toxic Toffee by Amanda Flower 2/3/20  blog post and Goodreads review

 44. A Book About Politics Idea  TBD

 45. By a Local Author Idea Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica

 √ 46. With Two Authors DONE
  READ 19th Christmas by James Patterson Women's Murder Club #19   1/4/20  blog  post and Goodreads review

 47. You Own But Haven’t Read Idea  TBD

 48. Reread a Favorite Book Idea From the Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil E Frankenweiler by E.L. Konigsburg

 √ 49. 2020 New Release DONE
READ  Treason by Stuart Woods  2/11/20 blog post and Goodreads review

 50. A Book You Saw Someone Reading Idea: TBD

 51. Borrowed From a Friend Idea: Nazi Officer's Wife by Edith Hahn Beer

 52. A Self-Improvement Book Idea:   Girl, Wash your Face by Rachel Hollis



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