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Bout of Books 22: Day 5 challenge

Bout of Books 22

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The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized
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and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal.
It is a week long read-a-thon that begins
12:01am Monday, May 14 and runs through Sunday, May 20
in whatever time zone you are in.
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From the Bout of Books team

Bout of Books 22:

Day 5 Challenge

Space Scavenger Hunt

You all like a scavenger hunt, right? This one is space themed.
Use the guidelines below. Participate as much as you can.
This is a challenge, so you don’t have to get them all to win. If you have fun, you win.

Mercury – Favourite short story/novella
Venus – Favourite book with female protagonist
Earth – Favourite book about nature/nature word in the title
Mars – Favourite book with a red cover
Jupiter – Favourite tome over 500 pages
Saturn – Favourite book with circle/ring on the cover/in the title
Uranus – Favourite book set in winter
Neptune – Favourite book set at sea, on a boat, or under water
Pluto – Favourite books featuring a dog/with a dog on the cover
Moon – Favourite book set anywhere other than Earth
Sun – Favourite book set in summer
Space – Favourite book set in space

Thanks to Liz (@LizHannah25) for today’s challenge.

Here is a fun challenge. I have to admit the book I chose is not necessarily my favorite of all times in that category, but at least, that’s the one that came first to mind. So here we go. Click on the book covers to access my review/book on Goodreads

 The Story of Your life

Mercury

Favorite short story/novella

 

Unexpected Mrs Pollifax Venus

Favorite book with female protagonist

unseen-city Earth

Favorite book about nature/
nature word in the title

Magpie Murders Mars

Favorite book with a red cover

1q84 Jupiter

Favorite tome over 500 pages

Too Close to the Edge Saturn

Favorite book with circle/ring
on the cover/in the title

if on a winter's night Uranus

Favorite book set in winter

under-the-channel Neptune

Favorite book set at sea, on a boat, or under water

The Black Island Pluto

Favorite books featuring a dog/
with a dog on the cover

The Sparrow Moon

Favorite book set anywhere other than Earth

Prodigal Summer Sun

Favorite book set in summer

the-martian-chronicles Space

Favorite book set in space

WHAT’S THE RESULT OF

YOUR SPACE SCAVENGER HUNT?

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The top 6 books to read in May

Here are

The top 6 books I plan to read
in May!

Click on the covers to know more

CURRENTLY READING

      The Face of Another    Elder Sebastian

The Face of Another
= thoroughly enjoying this Japanese classic (for Classics club)
Elder Sebastian of Optina
= I really enjoy the Fathers of Optina,
and a friend lent me this volume of the series

READING NEXT

Resurrection Bay   Le voyage d'Octavio

Resurrection Bay
= Australian crime fiction, received through Edelweiss
Le voyage d’Octavio
= French novel (still!) on my TBR

CURRENT AND NEXT AUDIOBOOKS

Un peu plus loin sur la droite      Sans feu ni lieu

Un peu plus loin sur la droite
Sans feu ni lieu

= I suddenly realized that the series I have been recently read and followed,
Fred Vargas wrote a previous series !  Just 3 books alas.
I listened to the 1st in April, these are the 2nd and the 3rd

Eiffel Tower Orange

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

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Top Ten Books on my Spring TBR

Top Ten Books
on my Spring TBR

TTT for March 20, 2018
#TopTenTuesday

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Happy Spring time!
For today at Top Ten Tuesday, I have selected the top 10 books I plan to read this Spring.
These three are upcoming:


Gallic Noir 1  
Romanov Empress  Ankaran Immersion  

Then I have to read this one for my Classics Spin:

The Face of Another

The rest are on my TBR Challenge

 

Have you read any of these?
Which one is your favorite?
What’s the book you are most
looking forward to reading this Spring?

 

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