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Anyone lining up their reading challenges for next year? I'm deciding to go for all or mostly new challenges this year (still undecided about #readharder). So I'm looking at #monthlymotifGXO, #monthlykeywordGXO (maybe challenging myself to fill both with one book!), maybe #MMDchallenge from Modern Mrs Darcy once it comes out, so long as it is announced in an accessible format, not as an image of text. Any other suggestions?

Chrissyreadit What are the two monthly challenges? 1w
Soubhiville I‘m thinking of sticking with just #MountTBR this year, but #popsugar prompts also look fun, so I may casually try that as well. 1w
Lauredhel @Soubhiville I'm waiting to see if pop sugar posts am accessible version 1w
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Lauredhel @Chrissyreadit if you google the hashtags you should find them :) both by Girl XOXO 1w
Chrissyreadit Found! Thanks. 1w
SaturnDoo I haven't been very successful with this year's challenges 😥 Too many RL incidents put my reading time on hold. But I'm definitely going to try again this year. Working on getting my Bujo ready so I have no excuses to start on Jan 1 😄 1w
sprainedbrain I‘m a challenge freak... I‘m going to look up the two you mentioned. Currently, I‘m planning to do #ReadingWomen, #Booked2020 and #ReadingEurope2020. I‘m on the fence about Popsugar this year, and I haven‘t seen Read Harder prompts yet... are those posted? (edited) 1w
Lauredhel @sprainedbrain I did find a read harder 2020 prompt page in the google cache, but it's been removed from the site... Maybe posted early accidentally? 1w
sprainedbrain @Lauredhel That‘s what I found, too... glad to know it wasn‘t just my imagination. I was confused! 1w
Lauredhel @sprainedbrain having said that I might not do Read Harder again - but #booked2020 looks good, I haven't done that before! 1w
Lauredhel @sprainedbrain is five challenges too many? WE SHALL FIND OUT 1w
sprainedbrain @Lauredhel I am doing five this year and I think I‘m going to finish them all! Read Harder just seems to be getting... ummm.. harder every year. Lol. I like to use books on my tbr or library books as often as I can for challenges and find myself having to buy special or obscure books for Read Harder. So it‘s not one of my five this year. 🤪 I‘m sure I will at least look this year. This will be my third year of #Booked. I like that one! 1w
Lauredhel @sprainedbrain i hear you on Read Harder - this year I am looking for prompts with a little more latitude (edited) 1w
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A lovely meditation on interpersonal relationships, set during the Japanese internment during WWII. When a hotel discovers lost belongings of Japanese families, Henry sees a familiar parasol. It prompts him to search there for his rare record of Oscar Holden. In reality, the search leads to a better relationship with his son and a reunion with his childhood love Keiko.
#PopSugar: a book with title containing "sweet", "salty" "bitter" or "spicy"

Burial Rites | Hannah Kent
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Unexpectedly fascinating. A good character-driven story that also reveals a great deal about Icelandic farm culture in the 1800s. I'm also impressed at the author's research and translations!

#PopSugar Reading Challenge 2019: a book set in Scandinavia

House of Danger | R. A. Montgomery
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Fun and silly choose your own adventure was a fine break from more serious reads during the #readathon. Bonus - it covers one of the prompts from the #popsugar challenge.

Bird Box: A Novel | Josh Malerman
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I‘m not a horror fan, but this creepy book was pretty good. Plus it checked the box for “written by a musician “ in the #popsugar challenge. Next up - the movie.

marleed Oh I watched them read inside of 2 days! Let me know what you think of the book after watching the movie. I have 2 thoughts but will hold off until you finish both! 3mo
Mdargusch @marleed I finished both. I like them both but they were so different. 3mo
marleed I liked them both too. Like picking different paths in virtual options. I preferred the wisdom of kids essentially blinded from birth in the book. I much preferred the bad sadness of Sandra Bullock in the movie. 3mo
Reviewsbylola Loved this one so much! 3mo
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#currentlyreading #booktomovie filling in spaces on 3 reading challenges!
#booked2019 #popsugar #bbrc Litsy Award Winner

LibrarianRyan Yeah. Hopefully you like it better than I did. 5mo
Cinfhen And it works for today‘s prompt #LilithJuly #WindowSeat ♥️🙌🏻 5mo
tjwill @Cinfhen Nice! 5mo
BarbaraTheBibliophage Way to double-triple up your prompts! 5mo
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Needed a book set in Winter for my “seasonal” #popsugar read.. Apparently I‘m off to a good start 👍🏼❄️


The Witch's Boy | Kelly Barnhill
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Read for Children's Literature class. I really appreciated the world-building in this middle-grade novel; the way in which the magic was presented as an enticing, corrupting force was interesting. Strong female characters in Sister Witch, the Queen, and Aine herself are compelling. I just feel like the pacing was a little bit slow; it picked up once Ned and Aine met.

#PopSugar Reading Challenge 2019: a ghost story (but not like you expect!)

Macbeth | William Shakespeare

For JHU project. This is the first time I've read this since teaching it at high school, and I'm surprised by how much of the soliloquies I remember. Also, since I researched all of Leverage the past few months, now I hear Lady Macbeth in Gina Bellman's voice!
#popsugar reading challenge 2019: a book that inspired a common phrase
(Take your pick! "Screw your courage to the sticking place", "something wicked this way comes", and "lay on, Macduff"!)

SaunteringVaguelyDownwards *re-watched all of Leverage! 7mo
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My first Litsy post. 💕 Using BORN FREE as my first book for #MayScavengerHunt. Author born on my birthday (January 20th); more than 300 pages; a character dies; made into a movie; and written by an author from different country. #MayMadness @Clwojick @RadicalReader @TheReadingMermaid

Clwojick That sounds like a great book! I‘ll have to check it out ♥️ 7mo
tammysue 🙌🏻🙌🏻 7mo
Lady_Tigana_20 @Clwojick, not sure if you have ever heard of Christian the lion. There was a book and a famous video about his reunion with former owners. He was bought at Harrods in late 60s and eventually the owners decided he needed to go back to Africa. Joy Adamson‘s ex-husband, George, taught him how to survive in African wild. He even had his own pride. Videos are on YouTube. I read the book about Christian, but I have only ever seen the movie about Elsa. 7mo
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Clwojick I have heard about Christian, but didn‘t realize there was a book. 7mo
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TheReadingMermaid Wow your first Litsy post and it contains one of my hashtags!!! I am so honored sweetheart! You have no idea how much you have honored me with this post. A very big welcome to Litsy to you my dear! 🎉🎉🎉 I look forward to seeing more of your posts in the future. 😘🤗😘 7mo
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Tex2Flo Very cool to read an author sharing your birthday. Might be an interesting #popsugar or #bookishbingo challenge. (edited) 7mo
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