Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Challenge update - Full House Reading Challenge 2016

This interesting challenge is hosted by Book Date who have created a card à la Bingo, with five criteria in each direction, 25 in all. I will try to cover them all in my quest to lower my TBR shelves. Here is the card.


So how have I done so far?

Author you wish was known better - Alex Connor
Published in 2016 - The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel
Book from series you love -
Debut novel -
Thought Provoking book - The Sage of Waterloo by Leona Francombe
Had laugh out loud moments - The Almost Nearly Perfect People - Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia by Michael Booth
Book club worthy - Becoming Jane Eyre by Sheila Kohler
Color word in titleThe Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
Authors' surname starts with same letter as yours - The Prague Cemetery by Umberto Eco
You didn't want to put it down - The Other Rembrandt by Alex Connor
Way out of comfort zone -  The Circle by Clive Eggers
Family relationship word in title - Travels with my Aunt by Graham Greene
Book you bought - The German Woman by Paul Griner
Setting begins with B - Belgium: Under jorden i Vilette by Ingrid Hedman (Under the Earth)
Author outside own country - The life-changing magic of tidying by Marie Kondo (Japan)
Self challenge -
Memoir -
First in a series - The Secret History of the Pink Carnation by Lauren Willig
You'd like to change the cover -
A dominant color on cover -How can one not be interested in Belgian History by various authors sort of a greenish/gray colour covering the whole area.
New author to you - Paul Griner with ”The German Woman
Would make a good movie - De gömda rummen (Habitaciones cerradas) by Care Santos
Library book - The Dinner by Herman Koch
Published 2015 -
Been on TBR ’forever' - Our Man in Havanna by Graham Greene


That makes 19 out of 25. I am quite pleased with that. Outstanding are:
Book from series you love
Debut novel
Self challenge
Memoir
You'd like to change the cover 
Published 2015 -

Should not be that difficult to finish this year. Great challenge with interesting criteria. It makes it more interesting to find the right book.

3 comments:

  1. Well done! If this card is good for the year, I might look over my past reading and see how I make out. :-)

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    1. Yes, do. I came in late as well, and have put the books I have read this year, that fit into the titles. It is great fun!

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    2. What a lovely web page you have! Looks great.

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