A Book A Week with the Pingel Sisters

This is a fairly ambitious list, only by virtue of the numbers. I’m planning on putting different books than my other challenges, but I may double up, depending on if anything grabs my attention.

2019 Pingel Sisters Reading Challenge Reading List @ TL Wright | A Bookish Life

 1. A Book With More Than 500 Pages – The Outsider by Stephen King
 2. Book You Haven’t Read by Author You Love: The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Amanda Quick
 3. Goodreads winner in 2018 – I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara, Gillian Flynn, Patton Oswalt
 4. You Can Read in a Day – The Firm by John Grisham
 5. Book About a Difficult Topic – The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
 6. Recommended by a Friend – The Ancient Magus’ Bride by Kore Yamazaki
 7. Book That Will Make You Cry
 8. Book Published in 2009 – Palimpsest by Catherynne M. Valente
 9. Book Becoming Movie in 2019 – The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
 10. A Genre You Don’t Usually Read – Elevation by Stephen King
 11. Children’s Classic – Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
 12. Cover With Your Favorite Color
 13. Bought at a Thrift Store – Polgara the Sorceress by David Eddings (my copy was purchased at a used bookstore)
 14. Young Adult Fiction – Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
 15. First Book in a Trilogy – The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
 16. Second Book in a Trilogy – The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin
 17. Third Book in a Trilogy – The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin
 18. Dystopian Novel – The Stand by Stephen King
 19. Award-Winning Book – Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
 20. A Book from the Rory Gilmore Challenge – Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
 21. Published the Decade Before You Were Born – The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough
 22. Historical Fiction From A Favorite Time Period – The Alienist (Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, #1) by Caleb Carr
 23. Classic You’ve Never Read – The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
 24. A Book That Will Keep You Up All Night – The Stand by Stephen King
 25. 2018 bestseller – Becoming by Michelle Obama
 26. Nonfiction Book about Science – Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil de Grasse Tyson
 27. Listen to an Audiobook – Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation into Space by Margot Lee Shetterly
 28. Set in Your Home State – The Firm by John Grisham (TN)
 29. You Once Started But Never Finished – Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel by James Luceno
 30. With a One Word Title – Hunger by Roxane Gay
 31. A Fairy Tale Retelling – The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
 32. Celebrity Book Club Pick – The Library Book by Susan Orlean (Reese Witherspoon’s book club)
 33. A Book You Read in High School – The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway
 34. Business or Personal Finance Book – Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou
 35. Autobiography or Memoir – Becoming by Michelle Obama
 36. Book Set in Another Country – The Pillow Book by Sei Shōnagon
 37. Reread a Favorite Book – Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster
 38. Book by a Local Author – Death in the Family by James Agee
 39. Banned Book – To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
 40. Narrative Nonfiction – Educated by Tara Westover
 41. On Your To-Read List the Longest – Polgara the Sorceress by David Eddings (reread but per GR it’s been on the to-read list since Oct 2008)
 42. A Book About Travel – West With The Night by Beryl Markham OR A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert by Gertrude Bell
 43. Popular Book You’ve Never Read – Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
 44. True Crime – Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art by Laney Salisbury
 45. Nonfiction Bestseller – Educated by Tara Westover
 46. Science Fiction Novel – Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
 47. A Book You Own But Haven’t Read – Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
 48. Recommended by a Local Librarian
 49. 2019 New Release
 50. The First Book in a Series – Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
 51. Prettiest cover
 52. An Inspirational Story

West With The Night by Beryl MarkhamA Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert by Gertrude Bell


 43. Popular Book You’ve Never Read
 44. True Crime
 45. Nonfiction Bestseller
 46. Science Fiction Novel
 47. A Book You Own But Haven’t Read
 48. Recommended by a Local Librarian
 49. 2019 New Release
 50. The First Book in a Series
 51. Prettiest cover
 52. An Inspirational Story

Source: Pingel Sisters 2019 Reading Challenge