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Try Something New in the New Year!

Post by Gravy » 01 Jan 2019, 00:25

In honor of the New Year, this challenge is all about trying new things.

To make the challenge more difficult read multiple books (2 for each, 3 for each, etc.) for each catagory.

Read one (or more) books:
  • By authors you've never read before.
  • That begin new-to-you series.
  • In genres you've never read before.
  • Set in a country you've never read about before.
  • With a protagonist that has a new-to-you aspect about them.
Have fun!
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Post by rssllue » 01 Jan 2019, 02:55

Interesting ideas. Finding a new genre might be hard for some on here though don't you think? :wink:
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Post by Bluebird03 » 04 Feb 2019, 10:25

I love your ideas for the challenge. Since joining this club in December, I am amazed at all the great books we are exposed to each month- books I might never have known about. My biggest challenge as a new member is finding the time to read all the books that I now want to- and still find time for anything else....like eat, sleep....

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Post by Bluebird03 » 04 Feb 2019, 10:25

I love your ideas for the challenge. Since joining this club in December, I am amazed at all the great books we are exposed to each month- books I might never have known about. My biggest challenge as a new member is finding the time to read all the books that I now want to- and still find time for anything else....like eat, sleep....

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Post by Zora C Penter » 06 Feb 2019, 00:33

rssllue wrote:
01 Jan 2019, 02:55
Interesting ideas. Finding a new genre might be hard for some on here though don't you think? :wink:
Definitely going to be the hardest one to meet!

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Post by rssllue » 06 Feb 2019, 01:25

Agreed.
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Post by Gravy » 06 Feb 2019, 01:32

Ahhh...but the good thing about that is there are always sub-genres. :wink:

I'm thinking about trying a space opera. :D
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Post by rssllue » 06 Feb 2019, 01:52

Like with a soprano and tenor and everything?!
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