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Diane's 'Mixed Bag' Reading Challenge

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This reading challenge will be on going and I may add or change the list as I think of others to add or take away. I feel this won't be completed in the year hence the on going part... :D 

 

I look forward to trying to find books related to the list. :readingtwo: 

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A book you read in school

A book from your childhood

A book published over 100 years ago

A book published in the last year

A non-fiction book - 'The Penguin Lessons' by Tom Michell (Jan 2017)

A book written by a male author - 'Rough Music' by Patrick Gale

 A book written by a female author

A book by someone who isn’t a writer (think Paul Kalathani or Richard Branson)

A book that became/is becoming a film

A book published in the 20th Century

A book set in your hometown/region

A book with someone’s name in the title

A book with a number in the title - '6 Rainier Drive' by Debbie Macomber (Jan 2017)

A book with a character with your first name

A book someone else recommended to you

A book with over 500 pages

A book you can finish in a day - 'Harry the Poisonous Centipede' by Lynne Reid Banks

A previously banned book

A book with a one-word title - 'Reflection' by Diane Chamberlain

A book translated from another language

A book that will improve a specific area of your life

A memoir or journal - 'Life After You' by Lucie Brownlee (Feb 2017)

A book written by someone younger than you

A book somewhere you have visited/or a place name in title  - 'A Week in Paris' by Rachel Hore

An award-winning book

A self-published book

A book with a season in the title

A book with a colour in the title - 'The Black House' by Peter May (Feb 2017)

A book with a café/tearoom/restaurant theme

A book with an animal/bird either in title/character 'The Nightingale' by Kristin Hannah

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This looks like a lot of fun, Diane! :smile2: Looking forward to seeing which books you will pick for the challenge! 

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Good luck with this challenge Diane :hug: Looks good and not too specific .. it gives you a lot of leeway :) 

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Same one as I'm doing Diane, good luck! :)

I've added another 4 Hayley....I like things to be a round number. I pinched it from you, but I might change things though if I find other categories.

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Good luck with the challenge, Diane :)!

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Hope you have fun with the challenge Diane. Just think, if all the books you read this year fit in with one of the categories, you'll have reached your 30 book target! :)

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I've added another 4 Hayley....I like things to be a round number. I pinched it from you, but I might change things though if I find other categories.

Ah, I hadn't noticed as I was looking at it on my phone and for some reason your font shows as italics on there so I can only read it properly with my glasses on and obviously can't have had them to hand. :)

 

I'll add the exra 4 to mine if you don't mind, they look fun! :)

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Is this based on the Popsugar annual challenges?  These categories all look very familiar - many of the have featured in the past couple of years.

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I've been doing this challenge on another book forum, only managed about half of them last year though.

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Hoorah...managed 3 so far, but I'm sure it will get more difficult.

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Well done.  Don't forget, you can always ask us all if you need help with suggestions ... I'm sure we can come up with some good uns! :D

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 Thanks Claire. Having already added to the list I might even change some I don't think I'll manage to do if I think of something else for an idea.

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If I am not visiting anywhere this year, what should I do about the book set at a place you will be visiting this year?

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If I am not visiting anywhere this year, what should I do about the book set at a place you will be visiting this year?

Doubt if I will do that one.....I'm not being strict with this, if I think of something else to substitute with I will.

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A book by someone older than you maybe?

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I have the same title written twice, but there is the potential there to move it to another category if I get around to reading another book that would fit in.

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A book by someone older than you maybe?

Thanks, I'll keep that in mind...:)

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Other alternative ideas for challenge titles

 

A flower in the title

A food in the title

A building in the title

A family member in the title

A garden in the title

A Christmas read

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On ‎10‎/‎03‎/‎2017 at 2:17 AM, dragonmyst said:

If I am not visiting anywhere this year, what should I do about the book set at a place you will be visiting this year?

@dragonmyst...I altered the title slightly and put /or a place name in the title.

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Managed to add another to title to fill in a gap...slowly slowly.

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