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Project Bookworm

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  • Read a book that’s been translated (China in Ten Words and Gunnar’s Daughter and The Canterbury Tales)
  • Read a’genre’ book by a GLBT author (Aunty Lee’s Deadly Specials and The Night Sister)
  • Read a mystery book by a new-to-me author (Midnight Riot)
  • Reread a novel (Dreaming of the Bones and The Children’s Book and Tam Lin and Northanger Abbey)
  • Read a book by an Indian author
  • Read a science fiction book recommended by Jo Walton (Nova)
  • Read a book about the Ottoman empire
  • Read a book of bookish essays
  • Read a book written before 1500 (The Canterbury Tales)
  • Read a book set in Scandinavia (Gunnar’s Daughter)
  • Read a book by an author the same age as me  (The Tiger’s Wife)
  • Read a book with a bookish heroine (The Camelot Caper and The Children’s Book and Dreaming of the Bones and Tam Lin)
  • Read a book of natural history essays (The Indoor Naturalist)
  • Read a book by a new-to-me 19th century author
  • Reread a nonfiction book (An Altar in the World)
  • Read the next book in a series I’ve begun but not finished (Scream in Silence and Aunty Lee’s Deadly Specials and I Shall Wear Midnight and Baltimore Blues and The Ivory and the Horn)
  • Read a book found by using the random number generator and the Dewey Decimal system
  • Read a book set in or about upstate New York (Kaaterskill Falls)
  • Read a fantasy book by an author from somewhere other than the US or UK (The Astrologer’s Daughter)
  • Read a book from the Orange Prize shortlists (The Tiger’s Wife)

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