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Government drone by day and book lover and geek girl by night!

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This Time Next Year
Sophie Cousens
An Extraordinary Union
Alyssa Cole
A Princess in Theory: Reluctant Royals
Alyssa Cole
Burn for Me
Ilona Andrews
Nocturnes
John Connolly
After I'm Gone
Laura Lippman
The Black Angel
John Connolly
The Ballad of Black Tom
Victor LaValle
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24 Festive Tasks 2019

Door 1-Link to Master Post

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Book: Reread a favorite book by a deceased author or from a finished series, or read a book set in Mexico or a book that either has a primarily black and white cover or all the colors (ROYGBIV) on the cover, or a book featuring zombies.

 

Read Vox by Christina Dalcher on 11-06-19.

 

 

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Book: Read a graphic novel or a book set in a school or academic setting.

 

Read What Kind of Girl by Alyssa B. Sheinmel on 11/12/19. 

 

 

 

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Book: Read a book about horses, with a horse or with roses on the cover, about gardening, or set in Australia, or written by an Australian author. 

 

Read Under Currents by Nora Roberts on 11/12/19.

 

 

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Book: Read a book set in the UK, a political thriller, a book involving any monarchy or revolution, a book about arson or related to fires and burning, a book whose plot involves costumes / fancy dress, or that has masks on the cover, or that is self-published. 

 

Read Chesapeake Blue by Nora Roberts on 11/12/19. There is a huge arson in this book that led to a business being burned. Honestly this book is terrible, just skip it. 

 

 

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Book: Read a book by a Korean author or set in Korea, that takes place at sea or on a river, where the plot involves a festival, where the moon or rain plays a pivotal role in the plot, or with rain, water or the moon on the cover.

 

 Read The Summer Guests by Mary Alice Monroe on 11/18/19.

  

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International Day for Tolerance

 

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International Children’s Day

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Door 17: Dec. 21 – Winter Solstice (Yule / Yaldā Night / Dongzhi / Soyal)

Book: Read a book that takes place in December, with ice or snow on the cover, where all events take place in a single day or night, that revolves around the solstice, set in Persia / Iran, China or the American Southwest or prominently featuring Persian / Iranian, Chinese or Native American characters, or a collection of poetry.


A Virgin River Christmas - ebook

 

Door 18: Dec. 22 – Hanukkah

Book: Read a book about light, miracles, featuring Jewish characters, set in Israel, that is the second book in a series, with the word “two” in the title, or with a light on the cover.

 

Read Rising Tides by Nora Roberts on 11/12/19. Ehh at least the book series was good for something. 

 

Door 19: Dec. 23 – Festivus

Book: Read any comedy, parody, or satire.

Dear Girls - ebook

 

Door 20: Dec. 25 – Christmas

Book: Read a Christmas book.

Title details for Christmas in Cedar Cove by Debbie Macomber - Available

 

Door 21: Dec. 26 – Kwanzaa

Book: Read a book set in Africa or the Caribbean, by an African, Caribbean, or African-American author, with a green, red, or black cover, or with crops of the earth or a native African animal on the cover (lion, giraffe, cheetah, etc.). 

 

The Secret Commonwealth (Book of Dust, Volume 2) - ebook

 

Door 22: Dec. 31 – New Year’s Eve / St. Sylvester’s Day

Book: Read a book about an ending or a new start, where things go BOOM, with fireworks on the cover, set in medieval times, about the papacy, or where miracles of any sort are performed.

 

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Door 23: Dec. 32 – Hogswatch

Book: Any- and everything Terry Pratchett.

For the members of the Discworld group: This of course includes the Discworld December read, Guards! Guards!, as well as some group members' favorite seasonal reread, Hogfather.

 

The Light Fantastic - ebook

 

Door 24: Jan. 6 – Twelfth Night / Epiphany

Book: Read a book featuring three main characters, about traveling on a journey to a faraway place, a book that’s part of a trilogy, with a star on the cover, with the word “twelve” or “night” in the title, or concerning kings or spices.

 

Title details for Born in Fire by Nora Roberts - Available

 

 

Total Points: 31