Thursday, June 2, 2022

Book Challenge by Erin 17.0

 



First and foremost, have fun. Don't stress. No one is being judged, graded, or penalized. Even if you finish only one book the entire challenge, if you enjoy it and it's an accomplishment for you, then that's awesome.
 
The challenge will run from July 1, 2022 to October 31, 2022. No books started before 12 a.m. on July 1 or finished after 11:59 p.m. on October 31 will count. (We live in different time zones--follow according to your own time zone.)
 
Each book must be at least 200 pages long. Audio books are fine too.
 
Read one book for each category.
 
For full details see Erin's page on Facebook (link above). You will need to join the private group to view.

My List:

1. Freebie: Seven Tears for Apollo by Phyllis A. Whitney (224 pp)

2. Brings Joy: Paperbacks, USA by Piet Schreuders (259 pp) [I love vintage paperbacks and I expect this book to make me very happy indeed.]

3. Set in Canada: The Suspect by L. R. Wright (224 pp)

4. Author of different race/religion from me: Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar--and Anna Waterhouse (336 pp)

5. Flower in title/on cover: The Case of the Gilded Lily by Erle Stanley Gardner (244 pp)

6. Book, Books, Bookstore, Bookshop, OR Library in title: Murder off the Books by Evelyn David (288 pp)

7. Published year of Significant Event: The Body in the Vestibule by Katherine Hall Page [pub. 1992--year my son was born] (211 pp)

8. Recommended by Librarian: Relative Fortunes by Marlow Benn (306 pp)

9. Book with vacation/trip/holiday: Voyage into Violence by Frances & Richard Lockridge (223 pp)

10. Book with earth/air/fire water/space in title: The Woman in the Water by Charles Finch (292 pp)


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