Books, hockey, and a bucketful of snark

Being the musings of a Yorkshire lass living in the USA. I'm a book geek, bird nerd, grammar Nazi, and hockey nut.  Sarcasm is my default setting. 

Book Challenge - October 2013

Page in progress

 

Day 1 Best book you read last year

Daughter of Smoke and Bone

 

Day 2 a book that you've read more than three times

The Great Gatsby

 

Day 3 Your favourite series

Thursday Next

 

Day 4 favourite book of your favourite series

The Eyre Affair

 

Day 5 A book that makes you happy

My Family and Other Animals

 

Day 6 a book that makes you sad

Tess of the D'Urbevilles

 

Day 7 A book that makes you laugh

Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

 

Day 8 Most overrated book

Twilight

 

Day 9 a book you thought you would hate but ended up loving

House of Leaves

 

Day 10 a book that reminds you of home

All Creatures Great and Small & Moonlight Mile

 

Day 11 a book you hated

Pride and Prejudice

 

Day 12 a book that you love and hate at the same time

The Last Battle

 

Day 13 your favourite writer

Thomas Hardy

 

Day 14 book turned into movie and completely desecrated

Deadlock (V I Warshawski)

 

Day 15 favourite male character

Mr Rochester

 

Day 16 favourite female character

Loads of 'em!

 

Day 17 favourite quote from your favourite book

Openers and Closers

 

Day 18 a book that disappointed you

Catcher in the Rye

 

Day 19 favourite book turned into a movie

Far from the Madding Crowd

 

Day 20 favourite romance book

Jane Eyre

 

Day 21 the first novel you remember reading

Watership Down

 

Day 22 a book that makes you cry

The Railway Children

 

Day 23 a book you wanted to read for a long time but still haven't

A Canticle for Lebowitz

 

Day 24 A book that you wish more people would've read

The Quincunx

 

Day 25 a character who you can relate to the most

Little My

 

Day 26 a book that changed your opinion about something

Northanger Abbey

 

Day 27 the most surprising plot twist or ending

Very Hungry Caterpillar

 

Day 28 favourite title of a book

Pies and Prejudice

 

Day 29 a book that everyone hated but you liked

What They Do in the Dark

 

Day 30 your favourite book of all time

The Mayor of Casterbridge


Day 31 A book that scared the snot out of you

 

Currently reading

Norse Mythology
Neil Gaiman
The Golden Notebook: A Novel
Doris Lessing
Progress: 20 %
The Luminaries
Eleanor Catton
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Nicola Griffith
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Something Wicked This Way Comes
Ray Bradbury
Progress: 23 %