In January, I shared about the #MustReadin2021 challenge and my plans. In April, I updated you all and today I am happy to update my progress!
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?
3 thoughts on “Kellee’s #MustReadIn2021 Summer Update!”
Wow, it looks like you’re making great progress with the #MustReadin2021 challenge! And you’ve gotten to read some great books—I loved When Stars Are Scattered and On the Horizon, and Once Upon an Eid is worth reading as well! Thanks so much for sharing!