Happy November 1st, everyone! As you recover from last night, don't forget to start reading your first novel for the Semi-Charmed Winter 2012 Book Challenge. :) I've included my tentative reading list for the challenge in this post. I would love to see your tentative lists if you're participating!
5 points: Read a book written by an author you have never read before. — One Day, David Nicholls
5: Read a book you already have at home but haven’t gotten around to yet. — Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Jonathan Safran Foer
10: Read a book written in the decade that you were born. — Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden
10: Read a book that takes place in the state/province where you were born. — A Walk to Remember, Nicholas Sparks
15: Read a book titled The _______'s Daughter or The _______'s Wife. — The Pilot's Wife, Anita Shreve; The Tiger's Wife, Tea Obreht; or The Memory Keeper's Daughter, Kim Edwards
20: Read a book with a number in the title. — The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien
20: Read a book set during Christmas or another winter holiday. — Still undecided. Any suggestions? :)
20: Read a book written by an author who shares your initials. — The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer
25: Read a Pulitzer Prize winner or finalist for fiction. — The Road, Cormac McCarthy
25: Re-read a book. — The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster
30: Read three books from three different genres. — The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern (fantasy); The Paris Wife, Paula McLain (historical fiction); and Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen (drama/literary fiction)
If you want to participate, link up in the original post! The complete rules can also be found in that post. Good luck!
P.S. — Don't forget to tweet about your progress using the hashtag #SCWBC12!