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Jules' 2017 Category Challenge

2017 Category Challenge

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1bookwormjules
Jan 1, 11:29am Top

And I'm back for another round.

I plan on reading 51 books - 17 categories with 3 books from each category. Since this is Canada's 150th birthday this year, I've focused a lot of the categories on Canadian themes.

1 CanLit - Favourite Authors
2 CanLit - New Authors
3 CanLit - The East Coast (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI, Newfoundland & Labrador)
4 CanLit - Short Stories/Poetry
5 CanLit - Speculative
6 CanLit - Mystery
7 CanLit - The North (NWT, Yukon, Nunavut)
8 CanLit - Award Winners
9 CanLit - Series
10 CanLit - The West and Prairies (BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba)
11 CanLit - Random
12 Favourite Authors
13 New Authors
14 Speculative
15 Irish/Scottish Lit
16 Mystery
17 Random

2bookwormjules
Edited: Jan 14, 10:01am Top

CanLit - Favourite Authors
1 - To Trade the Stars - Julie Czerneda - My Review
2
3

3bookwormjules
Jan 1, 11:30am Top

CanLit - New Authors
1
2
3

4bookwormjules
Jan 1, 11:30am Top

CanLit - The East Coast
1
2
3

5bookwormjules
Edited: Jan 14, 10:14am Top

CanLit - Short Story/Poetry
1 - From the Fifteenth District - Mavis Gallant My Review
2
3

6bookwormjules
Jan 1, 11:30am Top

CanLit - Speculative
1
2
3

7bookwormjules
Jan 1, 11:30am Top

CanLit - Mystery
1
2
3

8bookwormjules
Jan 1, 11:30am Top

CanLit - The North
1
2
3

9bookwormjules
Jan 1, 11:30am Top

CanLit - Award Winners
1
2
3

10bookwormjules
Jan 1, 11:31am Top

CanLit - Series
1
2
3

11bookwormjules
Jan 1, 11:31am Top

CanLit - The West and Prairies
1
2
3

12bookwormjules
Edited: Jan 21, 11:37am Top

CanLit - Random
1 - The Blue Light Project - Timothy Taylor - My Review
2
3

13bookwormjules
Jan 1, 11:31am Top

Favourite Authors
1
2
3

14bookwormjules
Edited: Mar 4, 4:22pm Top

New Authors
1 - Homegoing - Yaa Gyasi My Review
2 - The Bad Beginning - Lemony Snicket - My Review
3

15bookwormjules
Edited: Jan 15, 10:08am Top

Speculative
1 - Death With Interruptions - José Saramago My Review
2
3

16bookwormjules
Edited: Feb 26, 10:21am Top

Irish /Scottish Lit
1 - The Forgotten Waltz - Anne Enright My Review
2 - Wasted in Love - Allan Wilson - My Review

17bookwormjules
Jan 1, 11:32am Top

Mystery
1
2
3

18bookwormjules
Edited: Jan 15, 10:34am Top

Random
1 - The Tempest - William Shakespeare - My Review
2
3

19tess_schoolmarm
Jan 1, 11:58am Top

Happy Reading in 2017!

20rabbitprincess
Jan 1, 12:58pm Top

Yay, lots of Canlit! I will be looking for suggestions from your reads (and will hopefully be reading a fair few Canadian books myself). Have a great reading year!

21bookwormjules
Jan 2, 9:44am Top

Yes, this year will be a lot of CanLit. I have a lot on my shelves waiting to be read so I should be good to go.

22MissWatson
Jan 2, 6:08pm Top

Happy reading!

23mamzel
Jan 2, 9:26pm Top

I'm sure I will learn a lot about Canadian lit from you challenge. Have a wonderful year.

24DeltaQueen50
Jan 5, 3:52pm Top

This is obviously the place to come for Can Lit ideas! I, too, am hoping to delve into more works by Canadian authors.

25Chrischi_HH
Edited: Jan 5, 5:05pm Top

Lots of CanLit, that'll be interesting for me. Canada is a country I have yet to visit, both physically and through books. Enjoy your reading!

26bookwormjules
Jan 7, 10:32am Top

24 & 25 - I hope you find something to read from my CanLit choices, there's lots out there.

27lkernagh
Jan 8, 5:55pm Top

Looking forward to following all your 2017 reading... Go CanLit!

28bookwormjules
Jan 14, 10:02am Top

First book review of the year!

1) To Trade the Stars - Julie Czerneda (Favourite Authors) - My Review

29bookwormjules
Jan 14, 10:15am Top

2) From the Fifteenth District - Mavis Gallant (CanLit Short Story/Poetry) - My Review

30bookwormjules
Jan 15, 10:09am Top

3) Death With Interruptions - José Saramago (Speculative) My Review

31bookwormjules
Jan 15, 10:34am Top

4) The Tempest - William Shakespeare (Random) - My Review

32lkernagh
Jan 15, 2:55pm Top

Great reviews! I was particularly interested in your review of Death with Interruptions. It is one of my favorite Saramago reads, particularly for his portrayal of death with a little "d". ;-)

33bookwormjules
Jan 21, 11:38am Top

I liked is portrayal of death with the little "d" as well, it had a uniqueness to it, and made you more sympathetic to death.

34bookwormjules
Jan 21, 11:39am Top

5) The Blue Light Project - Timothy Taylor (CanLit Random) My Review

35-Eva-
Feb 6, 1:22am Top

Dropping a comment so that I get to follow your thread - happy reading! (I'm a little behind, so apologies for the generic comment - better to come, I hope.) :)

36bookwormjules
Feb 25, 10:49am Top

6) The Forgotten Waltz - Anne Enright (Irish/Scottish lit) My Review

7) Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi - (New Authors) My Review

37bookwormjules
Feb 26, 10:23am Top

8) Wasted in Love by Allan Wilson (Irish/Scottish Lit) My Review

38bookwormjules
Mar 4, 4:23pm Top

9) The Bad Beginning - Lemony Snicket (New Author) My Review

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