2017 Reading Challenges

All About Austen Challenge--for link, click HERE
Goal--Austen Adventurer.  Read/watch three items
1)  Sense & Sensibility
Couldn't finish this challenge.

For link to 2017 Alphabet Soup challenge, click HERE

A Small Revolution by Jimin Han; American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose by Richard Montoya
B  The Book Thief by Zuzak
C  The Crossover by Kwame Alexander; Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James Swanson; The City of Ember by DuPrau;  Chosen: Your Journey Toward Confirmation Sponsor Guide; Catholicism: Pivotal Players Study Guide by Fr. Robert Barron; Chasing Lincoln's Killer by Swanson
D  The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank; The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen; Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince & His Orchestra by Andrea Davis Pinkney; Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos; The Dead House by Dawn Kirkagich
E  The Everything Eating Clean Cookbook by Brandon Britt, Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan
F  Freedom Over Me by Ashley Bryan; Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
G  Ghost by Jason Reynolds; The Giver by Lois Lowry; The Growth Mindset by Annie Brock
H  The Heart Mender: A Story of Second Chances by Andy Andrews; Hello? by Liza Wiemer; Hallow City by Ransom Rigg; Harry Potter and the Sourcer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
I  In the Shadow of Lakecrest by Elizabeth Blackwell; If You Were Alliteration by Trisha Speed Shaskan; The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Claire
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
M  Mindsets in the Classroom by Mary Cay Ricci; Muffaro's Beautiful Daughters--An African Tale by John Steptoe
N  No Plot? No Problem! Revised and Expanded Edition: A Low-stress, High-velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days by Chris Baty
O  One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia; Outsiders by S.E. Hinton; Only the Truth by Adam Croft
P  Plaid and Plagiarism by Molly MacRae
Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South by Beth Macy
S  A Small Revolution by Jimin Han
T  That Was Then, This Is Now by S.E. Hinton; Towers Falling by Jewel Parker Rhodes
U  Unwind by Neal Schusterman
V  Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler
W  Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
Anne Frank--A Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

Discussions about the books will take place on Twitter using the hashtag #classichorror2017! 
Goal:  read at least half of these books.

  1. January: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley  Completed 3/26
  2. February: The Tell-tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe  Completed 2/20/17
  3. March: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 
  4. April: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde  Completed 6/5/17
  5. May: The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
  6. June: Dracula by Bram Stoker
  7. July: The Island of Dr. Moreau by HG Wells
  8. August: The Monkey's Paw by WW Jacobs
  9. September: The Shadow Over Innsmouth by HP Lovecraft
  10. October: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  11. November: ​Something Wicked this Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
  12. December: The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham

My goal is to write 52 reviews (average of one per week).
1/7/17--In the Shadow of Lakecrest
FAILED miserably at this challenge.  Might try again, but 1/2 my goal.

2017 YA READING CHALLENGE--for link, click HERE
Use hashtag:  #2017YARC

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