2017 Author ABC Challenge

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I know I’m already doing the 2017 Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge, but a few people mentioned doing the same thing for authors and I just couldn’t resist the temptation. I couldn’t find any official post when I checked yesterday, so this is me creating my ‘own’ challenge. If you know the blog an author ABC challenge is hosted this year, please let me know in the comments! 🙂

I’m going to keep rules pretty basic and use the author’s last name for each letter. If there is more than one last name, it should be the first that counts… And the Q, X and Z names can have the letter anywhere in the last name.

>>> Last updated April 16st 2017 <<<

A: Arnold, David: Mosquitoland (2015)  5/5 stars
B: Barr, Emily: The One Memory Of Flora Banks (2017)  5/5 stars
C: Campbell, Jamie: The Thankful (2016)  4/5 stars
D: Dinan, Kim: The Yellow Envelope (2017) 2,5/5 stars
E: Elliot, Ruby: It’s All Absolutely Fine (2017)  4/5 stars
F: Ferrer, Samuel: The Last Gods Of Indochine (2016) 4/5 stars
G: Gibney, Patricia: The Missing Ones (2017) 4,5/5 stars
H: Harmon, Amy: Making Faces (2013)  5/5 stars
I –
J: Jewell, Lisa: I Found You (2017)  4,5/5 stars
K: Kepnes, Caroline: You (2014) 0/5 stars
L: Luchesi, Lily: Stake-out (2015)  3,5/5 stars
M: Miranda, Megan: The Perfect Stranger (2017)  5/5 stars
N: Ness, Patrick: The Rest Of Us Just Live Here (2015)  3,5/5 stars
O –
P: Patterson, James: The Paris Mysteries (2014) 2/5 stars
Q –
R: Rekulak, Jason: The Impossible Fortress (2017)  4,5/5 stars
S: Schwab, V.E.: A Conjuring Of Light (2017) 5/5 stars
T: Towles, Amor: A Gentleman In Moscow (2016) 4/5 stars
U –
V –
W: Wyer, Carol: Little Girl Lost (2017)  4/5 stars
X: MaXwell, Lisa: Unhooked (2016)  3/5 stars
Y: Yoon, Nicola: The Sun Is Also A Star (2016)  4,5/5 stars
Z: Zentner, Jeff: The Serpent King (2016)  4,5/5 stars

I have found 21 out of 26 letters so far.


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2017 Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge

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I saw this challenge over at Incessant Bookworm, and decided to join immediately since I already have to do a similar scavage hunt for the 2017 Beat The Backlist challenge. The challenge is hosted at Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book and is another yearly challenge. Bacially, by the end of the year, your bowl has to be filled with one book for each letter of the alphabet!

Each letter will count as 1 spoonful, and the challenge is to read one book that has a title with every letter of the alphabet. The A’s and The’s can be dropped from the book titles to make things easier. Also, the Q, X and Z titles can have words that start with the letter anywhere in the title. I’m not going to make a list beforehand, and just see how things go… Although I will probably have to hunt for the more difficult letters later on.

On to the list:

>>> Last updated April 16th 2017 <<<

A: Americosis Vol. 3 – by Haydn Wilks (2016)
B: Blood Moon – by John David Bethel (2016)
C: The Color Purple – by Alice Walker (1982)
D: The Darkest Minds – by Alexandra Bracken (2012)
E –
F: The Five Stages Of Andrew Brawley – by Shaun David Hutchinson (2015)
G: A Gentleman In Moscow – by Amor Towles (2016)
H: History Is All You Left Me – by Adam Silvera (2017)
I: The Invisible Library – by Genevieve Cogman (2015)
J –
K: The Killing Game – by J.S. Carol (2016)
L: The Light That Gets Lost – by Natasha Carthew (2015)
M: Making Faces – by Amy Harmon (2013)
N: Never Fade – by Alexandra Bracken (2013)
O: The One Memory Of Flora Banks – by Emily Barr (2017)
P: The Perfect Stranger – by Megan Miranda (2017)
Q: Mosquitoland – by David Arnold (2015)
R: Rebel Of The Sands – by Alwyn Hamilton (2016)
S: The Serpent King – by Jeff Zentner (2016) 
T: The Thankful – by Jamie Campbell (2016)
U: Unhooked – by Lisa Maxwell (2016)
V –
W: The Wrong Side Of Right – by Jenn Marie Thorne (2015)
X –
Y: You – by Caroline Kepnes (2014)
Z: Buzz Books 2017: Young Adult Spring/Summer (2017)

I have found 22 out of 26 letters so far.


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