Erin’s Book Challenge

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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.