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Saturday, February 4, 2017

Semi-Charmed Winter 2016 Book Challenge: Wrap-up Post #SCWBC16 @megtristao

This is my Wrap-up Post for the seasonal reading challenge hosted by Megan at Semi-Charmed Kind of Life.


5 points: Freebie! Read any book that is at least 150 pages long. The Christmas Angel Project by Melody Carlson

10 points: Read a 2016 finalist (longlist or shortlist) for one of the following literary prizes: National Book AwardMan Booker or Man Booker InternationalPax by Sara Pennypacker [2016 National Book Award Longlist for Young People's Literature]

10 points: Read a brand-new release (something published between November 1, 2016, and January 31, 2017). The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

15 points: Read a book by an author of a different race or religion than you. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

15 points: Read a book featuring a main character who is of a different race or religion than you. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

20 points: Read a modern retelling of a classicWhen She Woke by Hillary Jordan

25 points: Read a book with an alcoholic beverage (neat or cocktail) in the title. Death of a Cupcake Queen by Lee Hollis (Hayley Powell Food and Cocktails Mystery, Book #6) [a "Cupcake" is a cocktail]

30 points: Read a book with a character that shares your first or last name. Shadows Still Remain by Peter de Jonge (O'Hara & Krekorian, Book #1) [the main character, Darlene O'Hara, shares my first name]

30 points: Read two books: a nonfiction book and a fiction book with which it connects. (A) The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne  and (B) Unbroken: An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive by Lauren Hillenbrand

40 points: Read two books: one by an author whose first name is the same as the last name of the author of the other book. (A) A Magical Christmas by Heather Graham and (B) White Bones by Graham Masterton (Katie Maguire, Book #1)

This was a fun challenge, Megan! I'll be back for your Summer version!


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