I chose 42 novels for my #MustReadin2021 challenge, and thus far, as of April I had read 13 of them and now I am up to 20 of them! I have linked each title to the IMWAYR post where I shared my thoughts on the book.
- 10 Blind Dates by Ashley Elston
- A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramée
- Nightshade by Anthony Horowitz
- Secret Weapon by Anthony Horowitz
- All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson
- Apple by Eric Gansworth
- Bloom by Kenneth Oppel
- Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
- Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson
- Hello from Renn Lake by Michele Weber Hurwitz
- Killing November by Adriana Mather
- Mrs. Smith’s Spy School for Girls by Beth McMullen
- On the Horizon by Lois Lowry
- Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay
- Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko
- Cousins by Karen McManus
- The Gravity of Us by Phil Bidner
- The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani
- The is my America by Kim Johnson
- This Train is Being Held by Ismée Williams
I also finished the Spring #BitAboutBooks Challenge!
- A book of your choice: Primer by Jennifer Muro and Thomas Krajewski
- A book with a color in the title: Aven Green: Sleuthing Machine by Dusti Bowling
- A book that contains a word 3 syllables or longer in the title: Promised Neverland series by Kaiu Shirai
- A book in a format you don’t usually choose: All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team by Christina Soontornvat
- A book written prior to 2020: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
- A book that’s an #ownvoices story: It Doesn’t Take a Genius by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
- Two books recommended by others (both recommended by students): Mrs. Smith’s Spy School for Girls by Beth McMullen & Words on Bathroom Walls by Julia Walton
- A book with a non-human character: Rescue at Lake Wild by Tera Lynn Childs
- A picture book and MGLit book on a spring-related theme (water): My First Day by Phùng Nguyên Quang & Hello from Renn Lake by Michele Weber Hurwitz
- A photo of a book outdoors: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
I also challenged myself to read all of the 2021-2022 Sunshine State Young Readers Award titles for grades 6-8, and my recovery was perfect time to tackle it.
- Bloom by Kenneth Oppel
- Bouncing Back by Scott Ostler
- Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation by Stuart Gibbs
- When Stars Area Scattered by Victoria Jamieson & Omar Muhammad
- Clean Getaway by Nic Stone
- Me and Banksty by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
- Cleo Porter and the Body Electric by Jake Burt
- The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA by Brenda Woods
- Jinxed by Amy McCullough
- The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty
- Coop Knows the Scoop by Taryn Sounders
- Becoming Muhammad Ali by James Patters & Kwame Alexander
- Wildfire by Rodman Philbrick
- The Unteachables by Gordon Korman
- A Wish in the Dark by Christina Soontornvat
And finally, I have started the Summer #BitAboutBooks Challenge!
- Book on Your Shelf: Blackout by Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, & Nicola Yoon
- Sunset/Sunrise/Nature Picture: ????
- Nonfiction Book: ????
- Share a Summer Recipe: ????
- Book Highlighting a Summer Activity: ????
- Share a MG Blog or Twitter: ????
- Book Related to Gardening: Bloom by Kenneth Oppel
- Book Purchased: Hatched by Kenneth Oppel
- Favourite Summer Treat: ????
- Different Format: The Promised Neverland Volume 20 by Kaiu Shirai, Illustrated by Posuka Demizu
- Book Cover You Love: King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo
- Different Genre: ????
- Book of Your Choice: Thrive by Kenneth Oppel
- Summer Activity You Enjoy: ????
- Place You Read in the Summer: ????
- Book You Want to Buy: ????
- Backlist Book: ????
- Recommended Book: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna
- Picture of a Colour You See in Summer: ????
- A Favourite: ????
- Adult: ????
- Favourite Drink in the Summer: ????
- Book with a Summer Setting: ????
- Book from the Library: ????
I’m having so much fun doing these challenges!!
What are you reading?
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