Reading Challenge 2017

C’est donc reparti pour 2017 ! Petite nouveauté cette année, la liste ne comprend plus 50 propositions, mais 40, assorties de 12 supplémentaires pour les personnes “avancées”. Comme l’an dernier, je fais quelques aménagements (surtout un car la catégorie m’a profondément dérangée).

  • A book recommended by a librarian
  • A book that’s been in you TBR list for much too long
  • A book of letters (ou un roman épistolaire ?)
  • An audiobook
  • A book by a person of color Comme je pars du principe que je me fiche de la couleur de peau d’un auteur, je préfère choisir un livre sur la condition (et la discrimination) des personnes de couleur (mouvement des droits civiques, Black Lives Matter, etc.)
  • A book with one of the four seasons in the title
  • A book that is a story within the story, Villa Kérylos, Adrien Goetz
  • A book with multiple authors, Four weddings and a sixpence, Elizabeth Boyle, Laura Lee Ghurke, Julia Quinn, Stefanie Sloane
  • An espionnage thriller
  • A book with a cat on the cover, Les larmes, Pascal Quignard (bon pas sur la couverture en tant que telle mais sur le bandeau)
  • A book by an author who uses a pseudonym
  • A bestseller from a genre you normally don’t read, Le bateau-usine, Kobayashi Takiji (littérature prolétarienne)
  • A book by or about a person who has a disability
  • A book involving travel
  • A book with a subtitle, Chère Ijeawele, ou un manifeste pour une éducation féministe, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • A book that’s published in 2017, Cuisine, marxisme et autres fantaisies – Pékin 1984, Stéphan Lagorce
  • A book involving a mythical creature
  • A book you’ve read before that never fails to make you smile
  • A book about food, A boire et à manger avec Sonia Ezgulian, Guillaume Long
  • A book with career advice (ma carrière professionnelle ou celle de quelqu’un d’autre ?)
  • A book from a nonhuman perspective
  • A steampunk novel
  • A book with a red spine
  • A book set in the wilderness
  • A book you loved as a child
  • A book by an author from a country you’ve never visited, Les nuits blanches, Fiodor Dostoïevski
  • A book with a title that’s a character’s name, Le dernier des Camondo, Pierre Assouline
  • A novel set during wartime (n’importe quelle guerre ?), The girl with the make-believe husband, Julia Quinn (guerre d’indépendance américaine)
  • A book with an unreliable narrator
  • A book with pictures
  • A book where the main character is a different ethnicity from you (y’a un thème global sur l’inclusion, cette année ?)
  • A book about an interesting woman, Une vie en mouvement, Misty Copeland
  • A book set in two different time periods, La maison au toit rouge, Nakajima Kyoko
  • A book with a month or day of the week in the title
  • A book set in a hotel
  • A book written by someone you admire
  • A book that’s becoming a movie in 2017 (catégorie déjà vue en 2015), Silence, Endô Shûsaku
  • A book set around a holiday other than Christmas (challenge !)
  • The first book in a series you haven’t read before, L’amie prodigieuse, Elena Ferrante
  • A book you bought on a trip

Advanced

  • A book recommended by an author you love
  • A bestseller from 2016
  • A book with a family-member term in the title
  • A book that takes place over a character’s life span, Tous les matins du monde, Pascal Quignard
  • A book about an immigrant or a refugee
  • A book from a genre/subgenre you’ve never heard of
  • A book with an eccentric character
  • A book that’s more than 800 pages (dommage, le second tome des Misérables est dans une caisse à la cave…), Rome, Emile Zola (892 pages, bitches)
  • A book you got from a used book sale
  • A book that’s been mentioned in another book
  • A book about a difficult topic
  • A book based on mythology
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