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Stuff I'm reading... Mostly romance and Scifi/Fantasy.

2014 A to Z Reading Challenge

The Martian - Andy Weir

CHALLENGE UPDATE:

 

'O is for Out of This World' (where the story takes place) - The Martian by Andy Weir. Astronaut is accidentally left behind after a manned trip to Mars. Very exciting survival story that is being made into a movie. 

 

 

 

A is for April (the month in which you read the book)

 

B is for Bathing Suit (this book takes place at least partly in hot weather months)

 

C is for Children (Children's book or a book about children)

 

D is for Doctor (one of the characters) - Seven by Adrienne Wilder. Has a particularly evil Doctor as the bad guy.

 

E is for Ever (in the title)

 

F is for Family (book is about a family or family relationships)

 

G is for Geography (the story takes place in at least two different countries)

 

H is for Heart (it's a love story)

 

I is for Ice (the setting is cold - snow, ice, rain)

 

J is for Jokes (the book is humorous) - The Grendel Affair by Lisa Shearin. Very goofy heroine.

 

K is for Keyboard (at least one character plays a musical instrument)

 

L is for Lamp (the book takes place before electricity was discovered)

 

M is for Mother (one of the characters) - Cress by Marissa Meyer. Evil mother figures abound.

 

N is for New-to-you author

 

'O is for Out of This World' (where the story takes place) - The Martian by Andy Weir. Astronaut is accidentally left behind after a manned trip to Mars.

 

P is for Pilgrims (the story involves moving someplace new)

 

Q is for Question Mark in the title

 

R is for Random (close your eyes and pick a book at random from shelves or ereader)

 

S is for Sequel (the next book in a series you've already read)

 

T is for Time (the book travels time, moves through time quickly or flashes back)

 

U is for Urban (set in a city)

 

V is for Veteran (at least one character is/was a member of a military force)

 

W is for Wings (Book features Angels, Birds, Dragons or anything with wings)

 

X is for XXIV (it's the 24th book you read this year) - Mark Cooper Versus America by Lisa Henry and J.A. Rock. An Aussie boy struggles with the American fraternity system.

 

Y is Year (a book published this year)

 

Z is for Zoo (there is an animal on the cover)