Saturday 1 January 2022

Wrap-Up of Nerd Reading Challenge for 2021

 Nerd Reading Challenge

I did most of the prompts for this challenge, missing four of them.

1.       An audiobook
2.       2020 Goodreads Choice Nominee
    The Dutch House by Ann Patchett. Finished March 18 (Nominee in Historical Fiction)
3.       Gold on Cover
    The Brothers York by Thomas Penn. Finished March 5
4.       Two word title
    Starvation Lake by Bryan Gruley. Finished January 16
5.       Author starting with E
     The Blondes by Emily Schultz. Finished January 4
6.       2021 Adaptation
    If The Shoe Fits by Julie Murphy. Finished June 11 (Adaptation of Cinderella)
7.       Part of a trilogy
    The Blackhouse by Peter May. Finished December 1
8.       NYT Bestseller
     What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan. Finished January 5
9.       An anthology
    The Usual Santas. Finished January 16
10.   Debut author
    The Push by Ashley Audrain. Finished January 22
11.   Released in April
    The Healing by Lynda Faye Schmidt. Finished April 27
12.   Protagonist starting with L
    Armadillo by William Boyd. Finished January 7
13.   Title starts with ‘G’ or ‘K’
    Gravity Is The Thing by Jaclyn Moriarty. Finished March 14
14.   Multiple perspectives
     Hearts of Stone by Simon Scarrow. Finished January 3
15.   Features travelling
    Miss Benson's Beetle by Rachel Joyce. Finished January 10
16.   Standalone
    The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain. Finished January 20
17.   Written by a queer author
    Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett. Finished June 20
18.   Recommended on social media
19.   Set in winter
    Snow by John Banville. Finished February 4
20.   A quest
    Uncharted by Kim Brown Seely. Finished February 10
21.   Bought based on cover
    Season of Fury and Wonder by Sharon Butala. Finished March 28
22.   SFF or Mystery
    The Deadly Hours by Susanna Kearsley, C.S. Harris, Anna Lee Huber and Christine Trent. Finished February 21
23.   A new author to you   
      Victory Colony, 1950 by Bhaswati Ghosh. Finished January 3
24.   Between 460-495 pages
    Twenty-One Wishes by Debbie Macomber. Finished February 9 (475 pages)
25.   Food on the cover
    Crazy Salad by Nora Ephron. Finished August 10
26.   Bookstore recommendation
    Crow by Amy Spurway. Finished October 28
27.   Same first initial as you
    Her Aussie Holiday by Stefanie London. Finished January 13
28.   Reviewed by Host in 2021
    Easy Crafts for the Insane by Kelly Williams Brown. Finished November 12
29.   Romance or YA
    The Lost Love Song by Minnie Darke. Finished February 13
30.   Recommended by family
    The Dutch Wife by Eric McCormack. Finished June 13
31.   A Book you never finished
32.   A dash of royalty
    June by Gerbrand Bakker. Finished August 23
33.   Holiday event themed
34.   Author starting with N
    Midnight Cab by James W. Nichol. Finished February 18
35.   An emotion in title
    Comfort and Joy by Kristin Hannah. Finished July 9
36.   Released between 1991-2012
    The Story Sisters by Alice Hoffman. Finished March 8 (2009)
37.   BIPOC author
    Nowhere Is a Place by Bernice McFadden. Finished February 2
38.   Set in the future
    Foe by Iain Reid. Finished March 6
39.   Flora or fauna on cover
    Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield. Finished February 5
40.   Released in 2020
    Shiver by Allie Reynolds. Finished April 18
41.   Body part in title
    Two White Queens and The One-Eyed Jack by Heidi Von Palleske. Finished May 12
42.   Written by two authors
    Dear Haiti, Love Alaine by Maika and Maritza Moulite. Finished March 30
43.   A retelling
    New Boy by Tracy Chevalier. Finished August 4
44.   Indie author
    Proof I Was Here by Becky Blake. Finished April 2
45.   Purchased years ago
    Breathless by Nancy K. Miller (bought in 2014)
46.   Pink cover
    Molly of the Mall by Heidi L.M. Jacobs. Finished September 17
47.   Released in July
    The Dress in the Window by Sofia Grant (released in July 2017) Finished July 18
48.   Five word title
    The Dog Who Saved Me by Susan Wilson. Finished January 16
49.   Start a new series
    Block 46 by Johana Gustawsson. Finished April 4
50.   Protagonist starting with G
    The Widening Stain by W. Bolingbroke Johnson. Finished June 16
51.   A book gifted to you
    Childhood, Youth, Dependency by Tove Ditlevsen. Finished October 6
52.   Recommended by a friend
    The Night Gate by Peter May. Finished October 24

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