Wednesday, December 19, 2018

2019 Reading Challenges: Official 2019 TBR Pile

The Official 2018 TBR Pile Challenge
Host: Adam (Roof Beam Reader) (sign up here)
January - December 2019
# of books: 12 to 14

 On Social Media, please use #TBR2019RBR
Your complete and final list must be posted by January 15th, 2019.

My list:
  1. ✔  Odd and the Frost Giants. Neil Gaiman. 2009. 117 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  2. ✔ Dealing with Dragons. (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #1) Patricia C. Wrede. 2002. 212 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  3. ✔ The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. Mark Haddon. 2003/2004. 226 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  4. _ The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith. 1998/2003. 235 pages. [Source: Bought]
  5. _ The Mouse and His Child. Russell Hoban. Illustrated by David Small. 1967/2017. 244 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  6. ✔ The Penderwicks at Point Mouette. Jeanne Birdsall. 2011. 295 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  7. _ Maisie Dobbs. Jacqueline Winspear. 2003. 309 pages. [Source: Bought]
  8. _ The Secret Life of Bees. Sue Monk Kidd. 2001/2003. 336 pages. [Source: Bought]
  9. _ Ready Player One. Ernest Cline. 2011. 374 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  10. ✔ The Princess Bride. William Goldman. 1973/2003. 398 pages. [Source: Bought]
  11. ✔ Miss Buncle's Book. D.E. Stevenson. 1934. 304 pages. [Source: Bought]
  12. _ The Dreaming Suburb (The Avenue #1) R.F. Delderfield. 1958. 480 pages. [Source: Bought]
  13. _ Cold Sassy Tree. Olive Ann Burns. 1984. 405 pages. [Source: Bought]
  14. _ Bright Captivity. Eugenia Price. 1991. 613 pages. [Source: Bought]


Feel free to copy/paste this. You can replace the _ with an X or a ✔ (copy/paste it) when you finish reading a book. If you list the books you read, that may help other people decide what to read.

Odd and the Frost Giants. Neil Gaiman. Illustrated by Brett Helquist. 2008. 117 pages. [Source: Review copy]
The Princess Bride. William Goldman. 1973/2003. 398 pages. [Source: Bought]
Miss Buncle's Book. D.E. Stevenson. 1934. 304 pages. [Source: Bought]
Dealing with Dragons. (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #1) Patricia C. Wrede. 1990/2015. 208 pages. [Source: Review copy]
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. Mark Haddon. 2003/2004. 226 pages. [Source: Borrowed] 
 The Penderwicks at Point Mouette. Jeanne Birdsall. 2011. 295 pages. [Source: Review copy]

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1 comments:

Karen K. 4:35 AM  

Great list -- I loved Curious Incident, Miss Buncle, and the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. I still haven't read Les Miserables but I'm putting it on another challenge list this year. Good luck with the TBR Pile Challenge!

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