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Month Wrap-Up: September to November 2018 and December TBR

I haven’t read much these past few months so combining these posts together.
September 2018

October 2018

November 2018

December TBR

2018 Challenge Updates

  1. Read at least 40 books (Goodreads goal) – Goal completed87
  2. Read more classics (at least 15) – 8
  3. Read more owned books (at least 20) – 16
  4. Read huge books (at least 3) – Shantaram, Gone with the wind and one more – 0
  5. Re-read  books – 0
  6. Read more non-fiction/ memoir/ autobiography (at least 10) – Goal Completed – 16

Total number of Pages read this year: 17078

2018 ultimate reading challenge

  1. A book you read in school
  2. A book from your childhood
  3. A book published over 100 years agoHeart of Darkness
  4. A book published in the last year – Genuine Fraud
  5. A non-fic book You can do it
  6. A book written by a male author – The Gift of Therapy
  7. A book written by a female authorSunbathing in the rain
  8. A book by someone who isn’t a writer – When breath becomes air
  9. A book that became a film – The painted veil
  10. A book published in the 20th century Changing Planes
  11. A book set in your hometown/ region – How I Became a Farmer’s Wife
  12. A book with a name in the titleA Man called Ove
  13. A book with a number in the title – Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights
  14. A book based on a true storyDying Well
  15. A book someone else recommended – 1984
  16. A book with over 500 pages
  17. A book you can finish in a day – Ghachar Ghochar
  18. A previously banned book
  19. A book with one-word title – Malice
  20. A book translated from another language – Moonrise From the Green Grass Roof
  21. A personal growth book – The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
  22. A memoir or a journal – Tiger tiger
  23. A book by someone from another country – The Notebook
  24. A book set somewhere you’ll visit this yearThe Blue Castle
  25. An award-winning book – Pulitzer Prize – Angela’s Ashes
  26. A book you read in school
  27. A book with a character with your first name
  28. A book with a place in the titleThe Mayor of Casterbridge
  29. A book set in the futureCinder
  30. A play – The live Corpse
  31. A scary bookDracula
  32. A funny book – Where did you go, Bernadette
  33. A book of short stories – Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman
  34. A trilogy or series Me Before You
  35. A bestseller The Hate U Give
  36. A book you own but haven’t readHaroun and the sea of stories
  37. A book about philosophy
  38. An epic poem
  39. A Victorian novel
  40. A book of poetry
  41. A book with a colour in the title
  42. A book with an appealing cover – Everything everything
  43. A book about psychology – Love’s executioner and other tales of psychotherapy
  44. A book about science – The Mind’s Eye
  45. A graphic novelAsterix the gaul
  46. A self-published book
  47. A book from a different cultureShanghai Girls
  48. A young adult book – This sky
  49. A book of non-fiction essays – At the same time
  50. A book by an author you haven’t read beforeGifts
  51. A book set in a country you’ve never been to – Into the water
  52. A book set in the place you live today

39/ 52 Done

How was your November reading-wise? Leave a link to your wrap-up post and I’ll come visit.

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2012 Book Blogger Recommendation Challenge

Book bloggers are my favorite source of book recommendations. More than any other source, they consistently introduce me to books and authors that impact my life. Therefore, I am participating in the Book Blogger Recommendation Challenge.

Hosted by Reading with Tequila

The Top 25

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Divergent by Veroncia Roth
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
The Stand by Stephen King
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini
The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
The False Princess by Eilis O’Neal
The Last Unicorn by Peter Beagle
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Enclave by Ann Aguirre
Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment by James Patterson
Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
Poison Study by Maria V.Snyder
The Iron Queen by Julie Kagawa
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Steifvater
Dark Lover by J.R. Ward
The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Click here to see the entire 2011 Book Blogger Recommendation List.

The Levels:
Level I – Read 5 books from the 2011 Book Blogger Recommendation List
Level II – Read 10 books
Level III – Read 15 books
Level IV – Read 20 books
Level V – Read 20+ books

Challenge will run January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012. Participants can join anytime throughout the challenge.

I’m taking on Level III – to read 15 books.

I have already read 2 out of top 25 earlier. But I am going to read other 15 this year, out of the whole list.

Care to join the challenge?