Semi-Charmed Book Challenge Autumn 2013

I have SO many books hanging around the house that I’ve been meaning to read for years. I have even more books on my “to-read” Goodreads list. So when I saw a friend post about doing a book challenge, I thought this was a great way to challenge myself to dust off some books from the bookshelf!

Visit Semi Charmed Book Challenge for the full rules/details here.

So onto the categories & my selections:

  1. Read a book that does not have “the,” “a” or “an” in the title. (5pts)
    Someday, Someday Maybe by Lauren Graham (344 pages) Finished 10/07
  2. Read a book that has been featured in Oprah’s Book Club. (10pts)
    The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (218 pages)

  3. Read a book that takes place in the state where you currently live. (10pts)
    Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweet by Jamie Ford (290 pages)
    Finished 10/17
  4. Read an epistolary novel, which is a book written in letters, emails, diary entries or other documents. (15 pts)
    Diary by Chuck Palahniuk (262 pages) Finished 12/31
  5. Read a book first published in 2013. (15pts)
    The Woman Who Stopped Traffic  by Daniel Pembrey (254 pages; Published November 10, 2013)Finished 12/28
  6. Read a book with something spooky in the title. (15pts)
    Dark Places
    by Gillian Flynn (345 pages) Finished 11/12 
  7. Read a book with “air,” “water,” “earth” or “fire” in the title. (20pts)
    Catching Fire (Hunger Games #2) by Suzanne Collins (391 pages) Finished 11/27
  8. Read a book on which a television series has been based. (20pts) 
    Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay (288 pages)Finished 11/15
  9. Read a fiction book that has someone’s first and last name in the title (25pts)
    Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick (273 pages) Finished 11/16 
  10. Read two books by the same author. (30pts)
    The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer (468 pages) Finished 10/25
    The Wife by Meg Wolitzer (224 pages)Finished 12/04
  11. Read a fiction and nonfiction book about the same topic. (35pts)
    Subject: Dogs
    Fiction: A Dog’s Journey by W. Bruce Cameron (336 pages) Finished 12/29
    Non-Fiction: The Well-Adjusted Dog by Dr. Nicholas H. Dodman (288 pages) Finished 10/06

Sounds fun, no? Participate in the challenge & get all the details: Semi Charmed Book Challenge for Autumn 2013


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