Modern Mrs Darcy Reading Challenge 2016

modern mrs darcy reading challenge

This year, the original LBC trio –  @BookElfLeeds, The Silent Partner and I decided to complete a reading challenge.

Check out the original awesome list by Modern Mrs Darcy

2016 Reading Challenge Podcast

Book Elf Leeds Update

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The Challenge

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Here are the book lists that we’ve decided on (for now!)

Avid Reader

  1. a book published this year
  2. a book you can finish in a day – Catching the Big Fish – David Lynch
  3. a book you’ve been meaning to read
  4. a book recommended by a local librarian or bookseller – Nunslinger – Stark Holborn
  5. a book you should have read in school – The Witch’s Daughter – Nina Bawden
  6. a book chosen by your spouse/partner/sibling/child or BFF
  7. a book published before you were born – All Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque
  8. a book that was banned at some point
  9. a book that was previously abandoned – Terry Pratchett or Shantaram – Gregory David Roberts
  10. a book you own but have never read
  11. a book that intimidates you –  A Stone’s Throw – Fiona Shaw
  12. a book you’ve already read at least once

Book Elf Leeds

  1. a book published this year – I am Malala – Malala Yousafzai – QUICKREADS
  2. a book you can finish in a day
  3. a book you’ve been meaning to read – Alias Grace – Margaret Atwood
  4. a book recommended by a local librarian or bookseller
  5. a book you should have read in school – I know why the caged bird sings – Maya Angelou 
  6. a book chosen by your spouse/partner/sibling/child or BFF – something by Chuck Palahniuk
  7. a book published before you were born – something by Angela Carter
  8. a book that was banned at some point – The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison
  9. a book that was previously abandoned – Thomas Cromwell – Tracy Borman or Parade’s End – Ford Maddow Ford
  10. a book you own but have never read
  11. a book that intimidates you – War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
  12. a book you’ve already read at least once – Forever Amber – Kathleen Winsor?

 

The Silent Partner

  1. a book published this year – Three Wishes – Liane Moriarty 
  2. a book you can finish in a day – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson
  3. a book you’ve been meaning to read – Lord of the Flies – William Golding
  4. a book recommended by a local librarian or bookseller – ?
  5. a book you should have read in school – The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  6. a book chosen by your spouse/partner/sibling/child or BFF – ?
  7. a book published before you were born – Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
  8. a book that was banned at some point – Lady Chatterley’s Lover – D.H. Lawrence
  9. a book that was previously abandoned – Dead Gone – Luca Veste
  10. a book you own but have never read – Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
  11. a book that intimidates you – War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
  12. a book you’ve already read at least once – The Girl with Played with Fire – Stieg Larsson

Challenges

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