Monday, January 4, 2021

2021 A-to-Z Reading Challenge

What is the A-to-Z Reading Challenge?

Now in its fourth year, the A-to-Z Reading Challenge is a laid-back, year-long reading challenge hosted by Bookstacks & Golden Moms. Readers choose and complete a book starting with each letter of the alphabet.

26 books with optional mini-challenges for each month (9/12)

JANUARY – A book you purchased in 2020 but didn’t read - The Golden Scales (Makana, #1) by Parker Bilal

FEBRUARY – A book with non-romantic love (siblings, parent-child, friendships) - The Chelsea Girls by Fiona Davis

MARCH – A book written by a person of a different race than you - A Rising Man (Sam Wyndham, #1) by Abir Mukherjee

APRIL – A book with an Autistic main character (April is Autism Awareness) - Engage at Dawn: Seize and Destroy (Engage at Dawn, #2) by Edward M. Hochsmann

MAY – A book about a nurse (Nat. Nurses Week 2021 is May 6-12) - The Thursday Murder Club (Thursday Murder Club, #1) by Richard Osman

JUNE – A co-written book (2 authors)

JULY – A Christmas book (Christmas in July!)

AUGUST – A book by an Indie author (self-published or independent) - Skid Kids by Michael Franz

SEPTEMBER – A memoir/biography - The Church of Tango: A Memoir by Cherie Magnus

OCTOBER – A book written by a new-to-you author - Wreckers: A Denver Boyd Novel by George Ellis

NOVEMBER – A book outside your normal genre

DECEMBER – A backlist title (published BEFORE Jan 1, 2021) - Zone One by Colson Whitehead

A – Aeverless 3.2 by Jones Harwell

B – Beneath the Waves (A Kira Hunter Novella, #1) by Nora Cabot

C – Chelsea Girls, The by Fiona Davis

D – Deadland by Sawyer Hall

E – Elephant Cage, The by Greg Powell

F –

G – Golden Scales, The (Makana, #1) by Parker Bilal

H – Hope, Faith, and a Corpse (A Faith Chapel Mystery, #1) by Laura Jensen Walker

I – Incomplete Artist, The (Ashley Westgard, #2) by Philip Wyeth

J – Jar of Pickles, A (Lady Vigilante, #18) by Hayley Camille

K – Kicker (The Frankie Scarmazino Trilogy, #1) by Cy Young

L – Loving Modigliani: The Afterlife of Jeanne Hebuterne by Linda Lappin

M – Murder Off Broadway: A Pet Portraits Cozy Mystery by Sandi Scott

N – Nuclear Midnight (Savage Dawn, #1) by Robert Cole

O – Old Buzzard Had It Coming, The (Alafair Tucker, #1) by Donis Casey

P – Pint of No Return (Shake Shop Mystery, #1) by Dana Mentink

Q –

R – Rhino Charge (A Kenya Kanga Mystery, #3) by Victoria Tait

S – Shifting Sides (A Shift in Space, #0.5) by Danielle Forrest

T – The Thursday Murder Club (Thursday Murder Club, #1) by Richard Osman

U – Undead Annihilation (Undead, #1) by Matthew Doggett

V – Vengeance is Mine (Red River Mystery, #4) by Reavis Z. Wortham

W – Wreckers: A Denver Boyd Novel by George Ellis

X –

Y – Yellow Wall-Paper, The by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Z – Zone One - Colson Whitehead

As of 6/17/2021, I've read 23 of 26 and 9 of 12.

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<b>2021 A-to-Z Reading Challenge</b>

What is the A-to-Z Reading Challenge? Now in its fourth year, the A-to-Z Reading Challenge is a laid-back, year-long reading challenge host...