So I found another book challenge group.. or rather, it found me. I finished the last challenge that I did with Megan in a month, so I thought it would be fun to do another. The rules seem quite similar and the categories were too good to resist. I think they do some bonus rounds as well, fun! It starts in January.
I learned a lot from my first challenge (and second, lets be honest) because I picked books for the sake of picking them and they sucked big hairy book suckingness. So I'm making sure from now on to pick books that are already on my to read list or actually sound good and I'm picking them because I want to read them.
The best part is that I only had to buy one book - the rest were on my kindle or bookshelf waiting for me, and the one I bought was super cheap.
5 points: Read a book, any book that is at least 200 pages long – Dear Mr Knightley by Katherine Reay
10 points: Read a book that begins with the “A”, “An”, or “The” - The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
10 points: Read a book with a two word title – The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
15 points: Read a book with an animal in the title – Dewey: The Small Town Library Cat Who Touched The World by Vicki Myron
20 points: Read a book that the title begins with the first letter of your name – The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
20 points: Read a book set in any country in Europe – Atonement by Ian McEwan - you're allowed one re-read and I am 99% sure I read this book in 2007 but it was so long ago, I don't remember it. I think I read it right before I saw the movie whilst I was in London.
25 points: Read a book from the NPR’s guide of great books from 2014 – The Martian by Andy Weir
30 points: Read a book by a favourite author that is not a re-read - Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen - I accidentally clicked 'currently reading' the other day but I haven't started, don't worry I'm no rule breaker.
30 points: Read a book by a comedian or comedic actor – Yes Please by Amy Poehler
35 points: Read a book about science, discovery, or a scientific process – God is Not Great by Christopher Hitchens
Have you read any of these books?