Erin’s Book Challenge 8.0
I chanced upon this reading challenge in Sanch’s post, and it felt interesting and quite doable. There’s a Facebook group for the challenge too. I’ve chosen books that will fit the bill, so hopefully, I can get this done.
Books I’ve read for the challenge:
Freebie (Any book with 200+ pages)
- First Round (05 points): Drop Shot, by Harlan Coben.
- Bonus Round (10 points): Wonder, by R.J. Palacio.
Book title starts With L
- First Round (10 points): The Locked Room, by Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö.
- Bonus Round (15 points): Lord of the Flies, by William Golding.
Mostly red-colored cover page
- First Round (10 points): Magpie Murders, by Anthony Horowitz.
- Bonus Round (15 points): The Da Vinci Code, by Dan Brown.
Name of a character in the title
- First Round (15 points): 7 Secrets of Shiva, by Devdutt Pattanaik.
- Bonus Round (20 points): Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J K Rowling.
Book from list – Book Riot 100 books with plot twist
- First Round (20 points): The Kind Worth Killing, by Peter Swanson.
- Bonus Round (25 points): The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, by John Boyne.
Book with “Home”/”House” in the title
- First Round (20 points): Crooked House, by Agatha Christie.
- Bonus Round (25 points): Peril at End House, by Agatha Christie.
Author’s first and last Names begin with same letter
- First Round (25 points): Elixir, by Sinjini Sengupta.
- Bonus Round (30 points): Nothing Lasts Forever, by Sidney Sheldon.
Originally Published in a different language
- First Round (30 points): One Part Woman, by Perumal Murugan.
- Bonus Round (35 points): Around the World in Eighty Days, by Jules Verne.
Most action takes place on a mode of transport
- First Round (30 points): Murder on the Orient Express, by Agatha Christie.
- Bonus Round (35 points): Strangers on a Train, by Patricia Highsmith.
Book has a character with debilitating illness
- First Round (35 points): Still Alice, by Lisa Genova.
- Bonus Round (40 points): The End of Your Life Book Club, by Will Schwalbe.
CHALLENGE COMPLETED – FEBRUARY 2018