December 13, 2019
MMD 2019 Reading Challenge
“Reading is a Sport”
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I always enjoy the Modern Mrs Darcy (MMD) yearly Reading Challenge because it’s so doable! The categories generally match what I’m reading anyway and are broad. I don’t enjoy challenges that are too long or that require me to read books based on the color of the cover or a certain word in the title.
A book I’ve been meaning to read…
84 Charing Cross Road and the sequel (The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street) by Helene Hanff
A book about a topic that fascinates me…
Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin
A book in the back list of a favorite author…
A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner
A book recommended by someone with great taste…
Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson (recommended by Modern Mrs. Darcy)
Three books by the same author…
Susan Meissner: A Fall of Marigolds, Secrets of a Charmed Life, The Shape of Mercy
My Review of A Fall of Marigolds.
A book I chose for the cover…
Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
A book by an author who is new to me…
Hum if You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais (after reading it, I knew I also wanted to read her new release If You Want to Make God Laugh)
My Reviews here and here.
A book in translation…
Things My Son Needs to Know About the World by Fredrik Backman (originally in Swedish)
A book outside my (genre) comfort zone…
Recursion by Blake Crouch
A book published before I was born…
The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim
Did you complete a reading challenge this year?
Are you participating? Click the link above to sign up.
Happy Reading Book Buddies!
“Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading.”
~Rainer Maria Rilke
“I love the world of words, where life and literature connect.”
~Denise J Hughes
“Reading good books ruins you for enjoying bad ones.”
~Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
“I read because books are a form of transportation, of teaching, and of connection! Books take us to places we’ve never been, they teach us about our world, and they help us to understand human experience.”
~Madeleine Riley, Top Shelf Text
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