Tuesday, November 27, 2018

2019 Reading Challenges: Alphabet Soup (Authors)

Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge (2019)
Host: Escape with Dollycas (sign up here)
January 2019 - December 2019
# of books: 26+  I'm aiming for three mostly-complete bowls. (Mostly complete means for me 20-22 letters per bowl.)

Bowl One: Board books, picture books, early readers, chapter books

B Night Train, Night Train. Robert Burleigh. Illustrated by Wendell Minor. 2018. 32 pages. [Source: Library]
C Little Fish and Mommy. Lucy Cousins. 2019. Candlewick Press. 22 pages. [Source: Review copy]
D This Is MY Fort! (Monkey and Cake #2) Drew Daywalt. Illustrated by Olivier Tallec. 2019. [February] 56 pages. [Source: Review copy]
F If I Was The Sunshine. Julie Fogliano. Illustrated by Loren Long. 2019. 48 pages. [Source: Review copy]
G Mimi's Adventures in Baking Chocolate Chip Cookies. Alyssa Gangeri. Illustrated by Chiara Civati. 2015. 38 pages. [Source: Library]
H 1 Grumpy Bruce: A Counting Board Book. Ryan T. Higgins. 2018. Disney-Hyperion. 24 pages. [Source: Library]
J The Jolly Jingle Book. Leroy F. Jackson. Illustrated by Clare McKinley. 1951/1961. Rand McNally. 30 pages. [Source: Bought]
K The Little Rabbit. Nicola Killen. 2019. Simon & Schuster. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy]
L Will Giraffe Laugh? Hilary Leung. 2019. [January 29] Scholastic. 38 pages. [Source: Review copy]
What Is Given From the Heart. Patricia C. McKissack. Illustrated by April Harrison. 2019 [January]. 32 pages. [Source: Library]
N The Lost Horse. Mark Nicholas. 2019. Harry N. Abrams. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy]
O The Rabbit, the Dark, and the Cookie Tin. Nicola O'Byrne. 2019. Candlewick Press. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy]
P The Book Hog. Greg Pizzoli. 2019. Disney-Hyperion. 48 pages. [Source: Library]
Q Stairway to Doom (Miss Mallard Mysteries) Robert M. Quackenbush. 1983/2018. 80 pages. Source: Library]
R A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister Rogers. Fred Rogers. Illustrated by Luke Flowers. 2019. [March] Quirk. 144 pages. [Source: Review copy]
S Cracks in the Cone (Sprinkle Sundays #2) Coco Simon. 2018. 161 pages. [Source: Library]
T Fox the Tiger. Corey R. Tabor. 2018. 32 pages. [Source: Library]
W How To Give Your Cat a Bath in Five Easy Steps. Nicola Winstanley. Illustrated by John Martz. 2019. 40 pages. [Source: Library]
X Can You Find Pup? Vincent X. Kirsch. 2018. [October 23] Holiday House 32 pages. [Source: Library] and Jungle Animals. Xavier Deneux. 2018. Twirl. 20 pages. [Source: Library]
Z And There Was Evening, And There Was Morning. Ellen Kahan Zager. Illustrated by Harriet Cohen Helfand. 2018. 24 pages. [Source: Library]

Bowl Two: Middle grade/young adult

A Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster. Jonathan Auxier. 2018. 368 pages. [Source: Library]
B Bonnie and Clyde: The Making of a Legend. Karen Blumenthal. 2018. 256 pages. [Source: Library]
C Finding Langston. Lesa Cline-Ransome. 2018. Holiday House. 112 pages. [Source: Review copy]
D Stepsister. Jennifer Donnelly. 2019. Scholastic. 352 pages. [Source: Review copy]
E Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc. David Elliott. 2019. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 208 pages. [Source: Review copy]
F Journey of the Pale Bear. Susan Fletcher. 2018. 304 pages. [Source: Library]
G Odd and the Frost Giants. Neil Gaiman. Illustrated by Brett Helquist. 2008. 117 pages. [Source: Review copy]
H Very Rich. Polly Horvath. 2018. 304 pages. [Source: Library]
J Howl's Moving Castle. Diana Wynne Jones. 1986/2001. 329 pages. [Source: Bought]
K The Jungle Book. Rudyard Kipling. 1893/1894. 138 pages. [Source: Bought]
L Grave Mercy. Robin LaFevers. 2012/2019. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 560 pages. [Source: Review copy]
M Seven Alone. Honore Willsie Morrow. 1926/1977. Scholastic. 240 pages. [Source: Own]
N Resistance. Jennifer A. Nielsen. 2018. Scholastic. 385 pages. [Source: Review copy]
O Lost in the Antarctic: The Voyage of the Endurance. Tod Olson.  2019. Scholastic. 224 pages. [Source: Review copy]
P Knights vs. Dinosaurs. Matt Phelan. 2018 [October 23] 160 pages. [Source: Library]
Q The Marvelous, Amazing, Pig-Tastic Gracie LaRoo. Marsha Qualey. Illustrated by Kristyna Litten. 2018. 128 pages. [Source: Library]
R Into the Jungle: Stories for Mowgli. Katherine Rundell. Illustrated by Kristjana S. Williams. 2018. 240 pages. [Source: Library]
S Ballet Shoes. (Shoes #1) Noel Streatfeild. 1936/2018. Random House. 256 pages. [Source: Library]
V The Bridge Home. Padma Venkatraman. 2019. 208 pages. [Source: Library]
W Surviving Antarctica: Reality TV 2083. Andrea White. 2005. 448 pages. [Source: Bought]
X The Rule of One. Ashley + Leslie Saunders. 2018. 258 pages. [Source: Library]
Z The Book Thief. Markus Zusak. 2006. Random House. 560 pages. [Source: Bought]

Bowl Three: Adult 

A Sense and Sensibility. Jane Austen. 1811. 409 pages. [Source: Bought]
B The Murder of Patience Brooke. (Charles Dickens Investigations #1)  J.C. Briggs. 2018. Sapere Books. 290 pages. [Source: Review copy]
C 4:50 From Paddington. (Miss Marple #8) Agatha Christie. 1957/2007. 288 pages. [Source: Bought]
E Healing Hearts. Sarah M. Eden. 2019. Shadow Mountain. 336 pages. [Source: Review copy]
G Annelies. David R. Gillham. 2019. 480 pages. [Source: Library]
H 84, Charing Cross Road. Helene Hanff. 1970. 97 pages. [Source: Library]
J Three Men in a Boat. Jerome K. Jerome. 1889. 174 pages. [Source: Bought]
K The White Cascade: The Great Northern Railway Disaster and America's Deadliest Avalanche. Gary Krist. 2007. 315 pages. [Source: Library]
L Code Name: Lise. Larry Loftis. 2019. 384 pages. [Source: Library]
M The Tattooist of Auschwitz. Heather Morris. 2018. 262 pages. [Source: Library]
O I Always Loved You. Robin Oliveira. 2014. 343 pages. [Source: Library]
P A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II. Sonia Purnell. 2019. 368 pages. [Source: Library]
R The Plot Against America. Philip Roth. 2004. 391 pages. [Source: Library]
S Ivanhoe. Walter Scott. 1819. 544 pages. [Source: Bought]
T Ruled Brittania. Harry Turtledove. 2002. 576 pages. [Source: Library]
A Garden in Paris. Stephanie Grace Whitson. 2005. 285 pages. [Source: Bought]
X = + two authors: The Crown and the Crucible. (The Russians #1) Michael R. Phillips and Judith Pella. 1991. Bethany House. 416 pages. [Source: Bought]

© 2018 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews

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