Once again this year we have decided on an inclusive challenge with the three options, Easy, Hard and Super Reader but this year’s monthly category will be “Read Through the Decades” and the alphabetical part will be by author’s name. Hopefully, this will mean that everyone can join in, whether you read one book a month or three or more!
August’s categories are:-
EASY – ALPHABETICAL CHALLENGE
Read a book by an author whose name begins with an H or a T.
Here are just a few suggestions for each letter, obviously, there are lots more:
Mark Haddon, Matt Haig, Kate Hamer, Mohsin Hamid, Kristin Hannah, Thomas Hardy, Alix E Harrow, Paula Hawkins, Natalie Haynes, Zora Neale Hurston.
Angie Thomas, Sara Taylor, Colm Toibin, Francine Toon, Amor Towles, Sue Townsend, Rose Tremain, Liz Trenow, Stuart Turton, Harriet Tyce, Anne Tyler.
Rebecca Solnit, Elizabeth Strout, Curtis Sittenfeld, Elif Shafak, Zadie Smith, Douglas Stuart, Jennifer Saint, Ali Smith, Robert Seethaler.
HARD – MONTHLY CATEGORY CHALLENGE
Read a book published between 1970 and 1979.
Here are a few suggestions from the members of The Cwts Club Discussion Group.
Carrie – Stephen King
Sleeping Murder – Agatha Christie
Love Story – Erich Segal
Ordinary People – Judith Guest
Celestial Navigation – Anne Tyler
The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison
The Thorn Birds – Colleen McCullough
There are even more suggestions in our blogs
There are also blogs for all the intervening years just use the search function on the website and put in the year you require.
SUPER READER – READ HARDER CHALLENGE
Read a book by an author whose name begins with an H or a T (or both) and read a book published between 1970 and 1979.
As in all our previous challenges, pick a book from our list, pop along to your local book shop or library, order something online or pick up something that’s already in your TBR pile.
Don’t forget to share what you are reading in our Cwts Club Discussion Group.