It’s time for the next book challenge! I am participating in the Semi-Charmed Winter 2015 Book Challenge. This challenge runs from November 1, 2015 to January 31, 2016. For details on the rules or to join the challenge, please visit the link above.
5 points: Read a book that has between 100 and 200 pages. Night by Elie Wiesel (115 pages, 4.27 stars)
10 points: Read a debut book by any author. The Help by Kathryn Stockett (451 pages, 4.44 stars)
10 points: Read a book that does not take place in your current country of residence. The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman (384 pages, 3.48 stars)
10 points: Read a book that someone else has already used for the challenge.
15 points: Read a book published under a pseudonym (e.g. Robert Galbraith, Sara Poole, J.D. Robb, Franklin W. Dixon, Mark Twain, etc.). The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (455 pages, 3.8 stars)
15 points: Read a book with “boy,” “girl,” “man” or “woman” in the title (or the plural of these words). About A Boy by Nick Hornby (280 pages, 3.79 stars)
15 points: Read a book with a one-word title (e.g. Attachments, Americanah, Uglies, Wild, etc.). Rules by Cynthia Lord (208 pages, 3.95 stars)
20 points: Read a book with a person’s first and last name in the title (e.g. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle). Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers (209 pages, 4.05 stars)
20 points: Read a food-themed book. Christmas at Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop by Jenny Colgan (389 pages, 4.1 stars)
20 points: Read a book with a verb in the title. Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry (240 pages, 3.79 stars)
30 points: Read two books with the same title (by different authors). Life After Life by Kate Atkinson (544 pages, 3.72 stars) & Life After Life by Jill McCorkle (352 pages, 3.32 stars)
30 points: Read a nonfiction book and a fiction book about the same subject (e.g. a biography and historical fiction novel about the same person; two books about a specific war or event; a nonfiction book about autism and a novel with a character who has autism, etc. The possibilities are endless!). From Here to Maternity by Sinéad Moriarty (320 pages, 3.94 stars) & Having Faith by Sandra Steingraber (352 pages, 4.31 stars)
I am so excited to start this Winter 2015/2016 Book Challenge! If you would like to join me, visit Semi-Charmed Kind of Life to see the full details.