Persönliche Challenges

(So far: 102/187 Done)

Celebrate 2014
1. (January 7th-23th) Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia → Read a book connected to winter sports or the Olympics or Russia
Blood Red, Snow White
2.(March 2nd) Oscars → Read a book that was turned into a movie AND watch the movie
Der Graf von Monte Christo (Überarbeitete und illustrierte Fassung) und diese Verfilmung
3.(March 22nd) World Water Day – Read a book with water on the cover or in the title
Revelations
4. (May 22nd-25th ) Election of the European Parliament → Read a book set in at least 2 European countries
Der Club Dumas (Spain, France, Italy)
5. (June 12th – July 13th) FIFA World Cup in Brazil – Read a book about soccer or one set in Brazil
Play With Me
6. (June 14th) World Blood Donor Day → Read a book about vampires

7. (July 28th) – 100 years ago World War I started → Read a book set during WWI
Blood Red, Snow White
8. (August 24th) NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will cross the orbit of Neptune after travelling for 8 years. -> Read a book set in space
Cress
9. (August 19th) 1000th Anniversairy of the day of the death of Emperor Augustus -> Read a book set in ancient Rome
Vestal Virgin
10. (September 1st) 75 years ago Word War II started → Read a book set during WW II
Life After Life
11. (September 27th) World Tourism Day → Read a book about a holiday or journey
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
12. (November 6th) 200th birthday of the instrument maker Adolphe Sax → Read a book that deals with a certain music Intrument, or has an instrument in the title or on the cover

13. (November 9th) 25th Anniversairy of the Fall of the Wall (Berlin) → Read a book set in East Germany

14. Chinese year of the Horse → Read a book dealing with horses or with a horse on the cover or in the title

Armchair Traveller – read 3 books taking place in each of the 5 continents

Europe
1. Der Club Dumas
2. Tarnish
3. The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight

America
1. Sisters Red
2. The Destiny of Violet & Luke
3. Enders

Africa
1. Cress
2. Hummeldumm
3. Timeless

Australia
1. The Rosie Project
2.
3.

Asia
1.Worldshaker
2.
3.

Fantasy Worlds:
1. Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There
2. The Marbury Lens
3. Der dunkle Kuss der Sterne

Classics – read 5 classics
1. Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There
2. The Count of Monte Cristo
3. Lady Chatterley’s Lover
4. Lolita
5. Gefährliche Liebschaften (»Les Liaisons Dangereuses«) (Vollständige deutsche Ausgabe)

Can’t see the bottom of the pile – 50 books added to „the pile“ before the end of 2013
1. The Destiny of Violet & Luke
2. Revelations
3. Sisters Red
4. The Marbury Lens
5. Der Club Dumas
6. Sweetly
7. Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There
8. The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
9. Tarnish
10.Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
11.Angelfall
12.Die for Her
13.Insignia
14.Blood Red, Snow White
15.Worldshaker
16.Lady Chatterley’s Lover
17.Life After Life
18.Heilige Scheiße: Wären wir ohne Religion wirklich besser dran?
19.The Seven Devils
20.Vestal Virgin
21.Pure
22.Deity
… 50.

„Deutsche Bücher“ – 25 books written and read in German
1.Noah
2.Die Totentänzerin
3.Todesfrist
4.Struwwelpeter
5.Was wir tun, wenn der Aufzug nicht kommt. Die Welt in überwiegend lustigen Grafiken
6.Er ist wieder da
7.Hummeldumm
8.Spiel des Lebens
9.Spiel der Angst
10.Der dunkle Kuss der Sterne
11.Heilige Scheiße: Wären wir ohne Religion wirklich besser dran?
12.So komme ich in die Hölle: Ein Streifzug durch den Irrsinn der Religion
… 25.

Chunkster – read 10 books with 500+ pages
1.Noah
2.Cress
3.The Count of Monte Cristo
4.Les Liaisons Dangereuses
5.Life After Life
6.Der dunkle Kuss der Sterne
… 10.

Debut authors – read 10 debut books
1. Angelfall
2. Struwwelpeter
3. Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
4. Er ist wieder da
5. Insignia
6. Alienated
7. Auf Umwegen ins Herz
8. The Rosie Project
9. The Peculiar
10. The Seven Devils

Historical books – read 10 historical novels
1. Tarnish
2. Life After Life
3. Blood Red, Snow White
4. Les Liaisons Dangereuses
5. The Count of Monte Cristo
6. Vestal Virgin
… 10.

books about books – read 5 books about books or book shops
1. Der Club Dumas
2.
3.
4.
5.

Old recommendations-guilt ridden – read 5 books that were recommended to you by friends
1. The Count of Monte Cristo
2. Lolita
3. Heilige Scheiße: Wären wir ohne Religion wirklich besser dran?
4. Croak
5.

SzbB/2. Chance – 10 books that remained unfinished the first time around
1. Der Club Dumas
2. Tarnish
3. Pure
4.
5. … 10.

Languages – Books that were originally written in 5 different languages
1. Der Club Dumas (Spanish)
2. Sisters Red (English)
3. Noah (German)
4. The Count of Monte Cristo (Französisch)
5.

A good mix – 2 books from each genre or media
Crime
1.
2.
Thriller
1.Noah
2.Die Totentänzerin
Chick-Lit
1.Auf Umwegen ins Herz
2.
Biographies
1.
2.
Comic Books/ Graphic Novels
1.Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
2.Soulless: The Manga, Vol. 1
Contemporary
1. The Destiny of Violet & Luke
2. The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
Humour & Satire
1.Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
2.Er ist wieder da
Non Fiction
1.Was wir tun, wenn der Aufzug nicht kommt. Die Welt in überwiegend lustigen Grafiken
2.Heilige Scheiße: Wären wir ohne Religion wirklich besser dran?
Audio Books
1.Hummeldumm
2.Er ist wieder da
Fantasy
1.The Marbury Lens
2.Sisters Red

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