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2018 TBR Pile Reading Challenge

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#TBR2018RBR

CLICK ON THE BANNER TO JOIN THIS CHALLENGE

So glad to see Adam at Roof Beam Reader back hosting this challenge!

Here are the 12 titles I plan on reading in 2018. These are all books that have been collecting dust on my shelves (not e-shelves) for quite a while…

5 in French:

  1. Le voyage d’Octavio, by Miguel Bonnefoy

  2. Gaspard, Melchior & Balthazar, by Michel Tournier

  3. Vendredi ou les limbes du pacifique, by Michel Tournier

  4. La vie mode d’emploi, by Georges Pérec

  5. Ensemble, c’est tout, by Anna Gavalda

3 by or about French authors, but in translation:

6. The Most Beautiful Book in the World, by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt
7. Total Chaos, by Jean-Claude Izzo
8. Looking for The Stranger, by Alice Kaplan

A classic:

9. The Bridge on the Drina, by Ivo Andric

2 by authors I enjoy a lot:

10. The Secret Lives of People in Love, by Simon Van Booy
11. Eventide, by Kent Haruf

New to me authors:
12. The Miniaturist, by Jessie Burton

Alternates:
13. Defy the Night, by Heather and Lydia Munn
14. Coffin Road, by Peter May

WILL YOU JOIN US IN THIS CHALLENGE?
WHAT TITLES OF YOUR TBR
ARE YOU PLANNING TO READ IN 2018?

 


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The top 11 books I plan to read in December 2017

Here are

The top 11 books I plan to read
in December!

This time, I’m presenting these titles through a video:

 

HAVE YOU READ
OR ARE YOU PLANNING TO READ
ANY OF THESE?
WHAT ARE YOUR READING PLANS FOR DECEMBER?

Nonfiction November 2017: Expert on France

NonfictionNovember-2017

#NonficNov

Click on the logo to see the detailed schedule

Here is the topic for week 3, hosted Kim at Sophisticated Dorkiness

Be The Expert/Ask the Expert
/Become the Expert

Three ways to join in this week!
You can either share 3 or more books
on a single topic that you have read and can recommend (be the expert),
you can put the call out for good nonfiction on a specific topic
that you have been dying to read (ask the expert),
or you can create your own list of books
on a topic that you’d like to read (become the expert).

Surprise surprise, here are nonfiction books I highly recommend on… France!

Click on the covers to access my reviews or tour pages

FUN REALITY    One Sip at a Time

YUMMY HISTORY    Bonjour Kale cover

UNUSUAL MEMOIR    Madeleine Project

PORTRAIT OF A HERO     a-forgers-life

HAVE YOU READ ANY OF THESE?
WHAT’S YOUR AREA OF NONFICTION EXPERTISE?

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