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When Are You Reading? Challenge 2017


Happy New Year, readers! In the spirit of the new year, I am participating in the When Are You Reading? Challenge 2017.

This has been created by Sam at Taking on a World of Words and the challenge is to read a book set or published in 12 different time periods which are:

  • Pre 1500
  • 1500-1599
  • 1600-1699
  • 1700-1799
  • 1800-1899
  • 1900-1919
  • 1920-1939
  • 1940-1959
  • 1960-1979
  • 1980-1999
  • 2000-Present
  • The Future

I like reading historical fiction so this sounds like a fun and interesting challenge. Hopefully, I can also post some book reviews. I will track my progress on this page and include links to my reviews as I read the books.

Progress Tracker

Pre 1500 The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

1500-1599 – The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

1600-1699  Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

1700-1799 – Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift

1800-1899 – The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman

1900-1919 Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts by Mary Gibson

1920-1939 – Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald

1940-1959 – Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

1960-1979 – The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

1980-1999 – Holes by Louis Sachar

2000-Present – Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

The Future – Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Let me know if you are participating in this challenge too!


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