Saturday, January 27, 2018

2018 ABC Challenge

Another new year.
 One of these years I'll complete this challenge. The last 4 years were not that year. I'm pretty optimistic that I won't get anywhere near completing it this year either, but it's kind of a habit to do it at this point. 
I like lists. Here's a list. 

Just a few choices for each letter going by my 2018 TBR list
(So I can cross things off, of course)

A - The Alchemist, Arabella of Mars, And I Darken, All the Crooked Saints, Age of War, All the Bright Places

B - Brooklyn, The Bone Season, The Book of Dust, The Borrowers, Black Beauty, Breath of Fire, Bunnicula

C - Caraval, The Cruel Prince, The Crims, The Carnivorous Carnival, Cilla Lee-Jenkins

D - The Dinner, Demelza

E - Ever the Brave, Emma in the Night, Everland, Everless, The Ersatz Elevator, The Emerald Circus

F - Fridays with the Wizards

G - The Glass Arrow, Godsgrave, The Giant Smugglers, Girls Made of Snow and Glass, The Girl in the Tower, The Glass Castle

H - Heap House, The Hostile Hospital, Heroine Complex, The Hammer of Thor

I -
 Into the Dim, I Capture the Castle

J - Jorie and the Gold Key


L - The Little White Horse

M - M is for Magic, Mask of Shadows, The Magic Misfits, My Sister's Bones

N - Night Film, The Novice

O - Obsidio

P - A Promise of Fire

Q - The Queen of Blood

R - Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, The Rebels of Gold, The Raven Boys, The Raven God, The Rosie Project

S - Song of the Dark Crystal, Strange the Dreamer, The Suffering Tree, Simon vs the HomoSapien Agenda, Salt to the Sea, Saturdays at Sea, The Smell of Other People's Houses

T - 
Tower of Dawn, Thursdays with the Crown

U - Unearthed

V - Voyager, The Vanishing Throne, The Valiant, The Vile Village

W - The Wolf's Boy, The Wonderling, The War I Finally Won, Whichwood, The Witch's Boy, Women in Science, The World's Greatest Adventure Machine



Z - Zodiac, Zenith



What I've Read in 2018

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
And the Trees Crept In by Dawn Kurtagich
Anne Frank's Diary: Graphic Adaptation by Ari Folman

The Borrowers by Mary Norton
Brooklyn by Colm Toibin (CR)
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
The Book of Dragons by E. Nesbit
The Body by Stephen King

Caraval by Stephanie Garber

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black 
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon

Demelza by Winston Graham 

Ever the Brave by Erin Summerill

Everless by Sara Holland
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
The Ersatz Elevator by Lemony Snicket
Everland by Wendy Spinale


Friends and Foes by Eddie Pittman
Florida by Lauren Groff (CR)

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer


The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
Hadassah: The Girl Who Became Queen Esther by Tommy Tenney
How to Make A Wish by Ashley Herring Blake
Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie

How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
Hell House by Richard Matheson
The House With A Clock In It's Walls by John Bellairs
The Hellbound Heart by Clive Barker



Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach


The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun by J.R.R. Tolkien 

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

The Magic Misfits by Neil Patrick Harris

M is for Magic by Neil Gaiman
A Map of Days by Ransom Riggs

Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
Night by Elie Wiesel

Obsidio by Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman 

The Oddling Prince by Nancy Springer



Ross Poldark by Winston Graham

Rad Women Worldwide by Kate Schatz
A Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir

Simon vs. the Homo Sapien Agenda by Becky Albertelli

Seeker of the Crown by Ruth Lauren
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young
The Stranger by Albert Camus

Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes
Scythe by Neal Shusterman
Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini


Tales From the Arabian Nights by Donna Jo Napoli
A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir
The Time Machine by H.G. Wells


Voyager by Diana Gabaldon

The Vile Village by Lemony Snicket

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

The Wizard in the Tree by Lloyd Alexander
The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells

We Have Always Lived In the Castle by Shirley Jackson


You by Caroline Kepnes


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