Challenges

Flights of fantasy 2016, hosted by Alexa Loves BooksHello, Chelly


1 - The shining, Stephen King
2 - Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone, J. K. Rowling
3 - Existence, Abbi Glines
4 - The Mayfair moon, J. A. Redmerski
5 - The graveyard book, Neil Gaiman
6 - Deathnote Vol. 4, Tsugumi Ohba & Takeshi Obata
7 - Unearthly, Cynthia Hand
8 - Red Queen, Victoria Aveyard
9 - A monster calls, Patrick Ness
10 - A court of mist and fury, Sarah J. Maas
11 - Passenger, Alexandra Bracken
12 - Anna dressed in blood, Kendare Blake
13 - The sleeper and the spindle, Neil Gaiman
14 - Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer
15 - The horse and his boy, C. S. Lewis
16 - Saga, Vol. 3, Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples
17 - The arctic incident, Eoin Colfer
18 - A game of thrones, George R. R. Martin
19 - Miss Peregrine's home for peculiar children, Ransom Riggs
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Around the year in 52 books, hosted by Laura, Brittany, Zaz and Emm on Goodreads

1. A book you meant to read in 2015, but didn't - The shining, Stephen King
2. A book set in a different continent  - Killing Sarai, J. A. Redmerski
3. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 (winner or nominated) - Red Queen, Victoria Aveyard
4. A book by an author you discovered in 2015  - Ugly love, Colleen Hoover
5. A book with a title beginning with the 1st letter of your name - Finding Audrey, Sophie Kinsella
6. The highest rated on your TBR - 
7. A book about books - 
8. A classic book with less than 200 pages - The war of the worlds, H. G. Wells
9. A book that was mentioned in another book - The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, Douglas Adams
10. A book by an author you feel you should have read by now - Just listen, Sarah Dessen
11. A book from the Rory Gilmore challenge - 
12. A childhood classic - Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone, J. K. Rowling
13. Reader’s Choice - A monster calls, Patrick Ness
14. A book with one of the five W’s -or H in the title (Who/What/Where/When/Why/How) - 
15. A book set in the past (more than 100 years ago) - Passenger, Alexandra Bracken
16. A book from the top 100 mystery novels - 
17. A book with a beautiful cover - My true love gave to me, Stephanie Perkins (ed.)
18. A book on a summer/beach reading list - Amy & Roger's epic detour, Morgan Matson
19. A non-fiction book - Very good lives, J. K. Rowling
20. A book with a first name in the title - Reviving Izabel, J. A. Redmerski
21. A book from the Goodreads Recommendations page - Beautiful disaster, Jamie McGuire
22. The first book in a new to you series - Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer
23. The next book in a series you are reading - The horse and his boy, C. S. Lewis
24. A "between the numbers" book of a series (0.5, 1,5, 2.5, etc.) - 
25. A book whose main character is in a profession that interests you - 
26. A book everyone is talking about  - Miss Peregrine's home for peculiar children, Ransom Riggs
27. A book with a beautiful title (in your own opinion) - 
28. A biography, autobiography, or memoir - As you wish, Cary Elwes
29. A book by an author who writes under more than one name - On writing, Stephen King
30. A fairytale from a culture other than your own - 
31. A work of young adult fiction - Unearthly, Cynthia Hand
32. A historical fiction book - 
33. The 16th book on your TBR  - 
34. A book about mental illness - Every last word, Tamara Ireland Stone
35. An award winning book - The absolute true diary of a part-time Indian, Sherman Alexie
36. An identity book - a book about a different culture, religion or sexual orientation - Simon vs. the homosapiens agenda, Becky Albertalli
37. A book that you've seen the movie of but haven't read - Charlie and the chocolate factory, Roald Dahl
38. A book about an anti hero - The arctic incident, Eoin Colfer
39. A previous suggestion that did not make it into the list (a book with nonhuman characters) - The graveyard book, Neil Gaiman
40. A novella from your favorite genre - 
41. A book about a major world event (fiction or non-fiction) - Maus I, Art Spiegelman
42. A top 100 fantasy novel - A game of thrones, George R. R. Martin
43. A book about a thing that goes bump in the night - Anna dressed in blood, Kendare Blake
44. A book you're embarrassed to read in public - Existence, Abbi Glines
45. A book related to a hobby or passion you have - 
46. A crime story - 
47. A book with a type of food/drink in the title - Sugar, Deirdre Riordan Hall
48. A dystopia - The circle, Dave Eggers
49. A book with a great opening line  - The grownup, Gillian Flynn
50. A book originally written in a language other than English - Death note, Vol. 4, Tsugumi Ohba & Takeshi Obata
51. A short story from a well-known author - The sleeper and the spindle, Neil Gaiman
52. A book published in 2016 - A court of mist and fury, Sarah J. Maas



1. A book based on a fairy tale - The sleeper and the spindle, Neil Gaiman
2. A National Book Award winner - The absolute true diary of a part-time Indian, Sherman Alexie
3. A YA bestseller - Red Queen, Victoria Aveyard
4. A book you haven't read since high school - Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone, J. K. Rowling
5. A book set in your home state -
6. A book translated to English -
7. A romance set in the future -
8. A book set in Europe - Angus, thongs and full-frontal snogging, Louise Rennison
9. A book that's under 150 pages - Saga, Vol. 3, Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples
10. A New York Times bestseller -
11. A book that's becoming a movie this year - A monster calls, Patrick Ness
12. A book recommended by someone you just met -
13. A self-improvement book -
14. A book you can finish in a day - Finding Audrey, Sophie Kinsella
15. A book written by a celebrity - As you wish, Cary Elwes
16. A political memoir - Maus I, Art Spiegelman
17. A book at least 100 years older than you -
18. A book that's more than 600 pages - The shining, Stephen King
19. A book from Oprah's Book Club -
20. A science-fiction novel - The war of the worlds, H. G. Wells
21. A book recommended by a family member -
22. A graphic novel -
23. A book that is published in 2016 - A court of mist and fury, Sarah J. Maas
24. A book with a protagonist who has your occupation - Beautiful disaster, Jamie McGuire
25. A book that takes place during Summer -
26. A book and its prequel - Artemis Fowl & The arctic incident, Eoin Colfer
27. A murder mystery -
28. A book written by a comedian -
29. A dystopian novel - The circle, Dave Eggers
30. A book with a blue cover - Passenger, Alexandra Bracken
31. A book of poetry - Ariel, Sylvia Plath
32. The first book you see in a bookstore - The grownup, Gillian Flynn
33. A classic from the 20th century -
34. A book from the library - On writing, Stephen King
35. An autobiography -
36. A book about a road trip - Amy & Roger's epic detour, Morgan Matson
37. A book about a culture you're unfamiliar with -
38. A satirical book - The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, Douglas Adams
39. A book that takes place on an island - Miss Peregrine's home for peculiar children, Ransom Riggs
40. A book that's guaranteed to bring you joy -

I've decided to do the Around the World 2016 Challenge. I did this last year and I really enjoyed it, so I thought I'd do it again.


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