Monday, June 4, 2018

Tournament of Books Summer Reading Challenge 2018

Morning News Tournament of Books
Rooster Summer Reading Challenge 2018

We’ve selected six Rooster-worthy works of fiction from 2018 to read over the next three months—two per month—and once a week we’ll meet back (here) to discuss our reading progress.


JOINING another one...

I really like the books selected by the Tournament of Books for this challenge (and for ones selected in past tournaments) and enjoy the critique and discussions presented.

I am already working on other reading challenges this year so may not necessarily read everything on the list per timing.


The Summer 2018 Reading Schedule:

June 6: Tomb Song, through page 109
June 13: Tomb Song to end
June 20: An American Marriage, through page 145
June 27: An American Marriage to end
July 3: Circe, through chapter 15
July 11: Circe to end
July 18: Census through “G”
July 25: Census to end
Aug. 1: The Friend through Part Six (page 112)
Aug. 8: The Friend to end
Aug. 15: Kudos to page 120
Aug. 22: Kudos to end—voting begins
Aug. 29: Winner announced

Book list:

An American Marriage
by Tayari Jones
-Literary, African American
Amazon | Goodreads | my review | my rating: 5

by Jesse Ball
-Literary, Dystopia
Amazon | Goodreads | my review | my rating: 4

by Madeline Miller
-Fantasy, Mythology, Retelling
Amazon | Goodreads | my review | my rating: 5

The Friend
by Sigrid Nunez
Amazon | Goodreads | my review | my rating: 4

by Rachel Cusk
-Literary, Contemporary
Amazon | Goodreads | my review: DNF

Tomb Song
by Julián Herbert
-Literary, Historical
Amazon | Goodreads | my review | my rating: 4

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