The Milanof-Schock Library 2017 Reading Challenge

This challenge is from my local library, printed on bookmarks.

Done: 28/29

Read all of the following:

1. A book that won the Man Booker Prize – The Vegetarian 2/21 ***
2. A book about an immigrant or refugee – An Exaltation of Larks Read 2/20 *****
3. A book with a food in the title — Seduction and Snacks Read 2/8 ****
4. A book that is set around a holiday — Rejoice, Dammit Read 1/18 ***
5. A book whose main character is a different ethnicity than you — Sunset Park (Puerto Rican) 1/18 ***
6. A book that is a bestseller from a genre you don’t normally read Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead 1/31 ***
7. A book by an author you’ve never heard of before — Falling From The Sky 1/14 *****
8. A book that was published last year (2016) — Connection Error 1/12 ****
9. A book with a blue cover or the word “blue” in the title – Patchwork Paradise 1/14 ****
10. A book with over 400 pages – Frederica 1/29 *****
11. A book you choose based entirely on its cover – Best of My Love Read 1/25 ****
12. A book that is a Young Adult novel – Punk 57 by Penelope Douglas (2016) Read 3/6 ****
13. A book with a number in the title – The Seven-Per-Cent Solution – 3/1 ****
14. A book you can read in a day — Rosemary’s Baby 1/31 *****
15. A book with the word “book” in the title — The Summer Book 2/23 *****
16. A book published in 2017 — If Not for You Read 2/4 ***
17. A book set against the backdrop of WWII — Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett (1973). Read 3/12/2017 *****
18. A book written by an author you’ve heard about but haven’t tried yet – Out of Nowhere Roan Parrish 1/7 *****
19. A book at the bottom of your TBR list — Once Upon A Haunted Moor 2/5/2017 **** (on TBR list since 11/2013)
20. A book from the library – The Andromeda Strain 2/10 *****
21. A book with an animal on the cover — Good Boy 3/2 *****
22. A book set in a different country — Zen and the Art of Vampires (Iceland) 1/23/2017 ***
23. A book with a color in the title – The Bluest Eye 2/12/2017 *****
24. A book chosen by the “spine” – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (1979) 3/14 ****
25. A book that is non-fiction of any kind – My Gentle Barn: A Place of Hope by Ellie Laks  (2014) Read 3/9/2017 *****
26. A book that you own but have never read – A Caribbean Mystery 1/28 *****
27. A book about a historical event – Da Manapua Man: A Mini Macabre (Pearl Harbor attack) 2/19 ****
28. A book with a bird on the cover or in the title
29. Choose your own criteria – Short story collection. Come Along With Me 2/7 ****

Left: chosen on “spine”, bird on cover or in title

Best of My Love (Fool's Gold, #20) by Susan Mallery Zen and the Art of Vampires (Dark Ones #6) by Katie MacAlister Sunset Park (Five Boroughs, #2) by Santino Hassell Falling From The Sky (Bear Creek, #1) by Nikki Godwin Connection Error (#gaymers, #3) by Annabeth Albert Patchwork Paradise by Indra Vaughn Out of Nowhere (Middle of Somewhere, #2) by Roan Parrish A Caribbean Mystery (Miss Marple, #10) by Agatha Christie Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin If Not for You by Debbie MacomberOnce Upon A Haunted Moor (Tyack & Frayne, #1) by Harper Fox Come Along With Me by Shirley Jackson The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison Da Manapua Man A Mini Macabre by Paul G. Bens Jr. An Exaltation of Larks by Suanne Laqueur The Vegetarian by Han Kang Rejoice, Dammit by Kaje Harper The Summer Book by Tove Jansson The Seven-Per-Cent Solution by Nicholas Meyer Good Boy (WAGs, #1) by Sarina Bowen Punk 57 by Penelope Douglas My Gentle Barn A Place of Hope by Ellie Laks Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1) by Douglas Adams