26 BOOKS Challenge

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Thank you for playing along and sharing with your friends! I am excited and honored to have so many of you committed to this challenge. I will link my book choices and review here as I post them, too. Happy Reading! 

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  1. Book number 1: A book you own but haven't read

  2. I love this list, but could you offer a printable format please? I would like to print it and put it someplace to remind me daily of the challenge. Believe it or not some of us are not married to our electronic devices constantly.


  3. I'm going to try this challenge. You can check out my progress on :) Thanks so much for the wonderful ideas!

  4. Thanks for coming up with this list! I'm working through the list and will be posting on Pinterest!

  5. Richard Buro's edited July 2015 Update

    26 Books in 2015 Challenge topics and status of books read or in progress as the year follows time's arrow follows:

    A book you own but haven't read -- Hitler's Time Machine by Robert F. Dorr -- CURRENTLY READING .
    A book that was made into a movie -- Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell -- CURRENTLY READING.
    A book you picked solely be cause of its cover -- The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker-- REVIEW
    A book your friend loves -- In the Governor's Shadow: The True Story of Ma and Pa Ferguson by Carol O'Keefe Wilson -- CURRENTLY READING.
    A book published this year -- The Wright Brothers by David McCullough -- CURRENTLY READING.
    A book by an author you have never read. The Killing Moon by N.K. Jemisin -- REVIEW
    A book by an author you love -- The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin -- REVIEW .
    A book at the bottom of your "To Be Read (TBR)" pile -- Watchmen by Alan Moore, Dave Gordon, illustrator/colorist and John Higgins letterer -- REVIEW
    A book with a color in the title. Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson - REVIEW
    A book set somewhere you have always wanted to visit. Mosquito: The Original Multi-Role Combat Aircraft by Graham M. Simons -- REVIEW
    A book you started but never finished.
    A book with a lion, witch, or a wardrobe -- Justice Calling by Annie Bellet -- REVIEW.
    A book with a female heroine.City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett -- REVIEW .
    A book set in summer -- Summer Secretsby Jane Green -- CURRENTLY READING
    A boom of poems.
    A book you learned about because of this challenge -- Inside Windows 10: An early look at Microsoft's Operating System by Onuora Amobi -- REVIEW .
    A book that made you smarter. Quintessence The Search For Missing Mass In The Universe by Lawrence M. Krauss -- REVIEW .
    A book with a blue cover -- Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey -- REVIEW
    A book with pictures -- Death from the Heavens: A History of Strategic Bombing by Kenneth P. Werrell -- REVIEW
    A book from the library. The Quantum Thief by Hannu Rajaniemi -- REVIEW..
    A book you loved . . .Read it Again. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien -- REVIEW
    A book that is more than 10 years old.The Sheep Look Up by John Brunner -- REVIEW
    A book based on a true story.NUKED: I Was A Guinea Pig For The U.S. Army by Michael Harris -- REVIEW also the longer" The Atomic Times: My H-Bomb Year at the Pacific Proving Ground by Michael Harris -- REVIEW .

  6. Hi!
    I'm working through the list. Thanks for sharing your list. I have posted my reviews of my books at my place....
    Food for Thought

  7. Really enjoying this challenge, even though we're a bit late (understatement: a LOT late). Only done two (!!) posts so far, but we've read more just haven't written them up...

    Great challenge :) Loving it, thanks.

  8. It's nearly December 2015 and I just now found this? Dagnabbit! I may have to save it for next year! Sounds like an awesome challenge!