Thursday, December 20, 2018

2019 Reading Challenges: Sweet Southern Reading Challenge

2019 Sweet Southern Reading Challenge
Host: Readeropolis (sign up here) #SweetSouthernRC (suggestions)
January - December 2019
# of books: I'm signing up for 'Three Glasses of Sweet Tea' 7 to 9 books

For this challenge, the South is defined as the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.*

Books set in Alabama:
1) Meet Miss Fancy. Irene Latham. Illustrated by John Holyfield. 2019. Penguin. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy]

Books set in Arkansas:
Books set in Florida:
1)  Merci Suarez Changes Gears. Meg Medina. 2018. 368 pages. [Source: Library]
2) Beverly, Right Here. Kate DiCamillo. 2019. Candlewick Press. 256 pages. [Source: Review copy]

Books set in Georgia:
1)  Cold Sassy Tree. Olive Ann Burns. 1984. 405 pages. [Source: Bought]
2) Gone With The Wind. Margaret Mitchell. 1936. 1037 pages. [Source: Book I Bought]

Books set in Kentucky:
Books set in Louisiana:
Books set in Mississippi
Books set in North Carolina
Books set in South Carolina
Books set in Tennessee
1)  The True History of Lyndie B. Hawkins. Gail Shepherd. 2019. 304 pages. [Source: Library]
Books set in Texas
1)  Bonnie and Clyde: The Making of a Legend. Karen Blumenthal. 2018. 256 pages. [Source: Library]
2)  The Wind Blows Free. Loula Grace Erdman. 1952/2006. 271 pages. [Source: Library]
3) The Wide Horizon. Loula Grace Erdman. 1956/2007. Bethlehem Books. 279 pages. [Source: Library]
4) The Good Land. Loula Grace Erdman. 1959/2007. Bethlehem Books. 185 pages.

Books set in Virginia
1)  Cate of the Lost Colony. Lisa M. Klein. 2010. Bloomsbury. 336 pages. [Source: Review copy]
Books set in West Virginia

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