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End Of The World Book Challenge May 21, 2011

Posted by nrhatch in Books & Movies, Humor, Writing & Writers.
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This Book Challenge is intended to be a 30 Day Book Challenge . . . taking one prompt a day for an entire month.  

Since the world may end today, I’m going to respond in one fell swoop:

Day 01 – The best book you read last year

A Christmas Carol ~ Charles Dickens

Pride and Prejudice ~ Jane Austen

Day 02 – A book that you’ve read more than 3 times

Pride and Prejudice ~ Jane Austen

A Christmas Carol ~ Charles Dickens

Day 03 – Your favorite series

Nancy Drew Mysteries ~ Carolyn Keene

Day 04 – Favorite book of your favorite series

The Mystery of the Tolling Bell ~ Carolyn Keene

Day 05 – A book that makes you happy

A Christmas Carol ~ Charles Dickens

Pride and Prejudice ~ Jane Austen

Day 06 – A book that makes you sad

The Holy Bible ~ Old & New Testaments 

Day 07 – Most underrated book

The Better World Handbook

Day 08 – Most overrated book

The Holy Bible ~ Old & New Testaments

Day 09 – A book you thought you wouldn’t like but ended up loving

 The Last Lecture ~ Randy Pausch

Day 10 – Favorite classic book

Pride and Prejudice ~ Jane Austen

A Christmas Carol ~ Charles Dickens

Day 11 – A book you hated

White Oleander ~ Janet Fitch

Day 12 – A book you used to love but don’t anymore

The Holy Bible ~ Old & New Testaments

Day 13 – Your favorite writer

It’s a tie!  Charles Dickens and Jane Austen

Day 14 – Favorite book of your favorite writer

A Christmas Carol ~ Charles Dickens

Pride and Prejudice ~ Jane Austen

Day 15 – Favorite male character

Socrates . . .  Way of the Peaceful Warrior ~ Dan Millman

Day 16 – Favorite female character

 Elizabeth . . . Pride and Prejudice ~ Jane Austen

Day 17 – Favorite quote from your Favorite book

“There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” ~ Elizabeth Bennet, ch. 31

An unhappy alternative is before you, Elizabeth. From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents.  Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins, and I will never see you again if you do.”  ~ Mr. Bennet, ch. 20

“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.”  ~ Mary, ch. 5

 Day 18 – A book that disappointed you

White Oleander ~ Janet Fitch

Day 19 – Favorite book turned into a movie

A Christmas Carol ~ Charles Dickens

Pride and Prejudice ~ Jane Austen

Day 20 – Favorite romance book

Pride and Prejudice ~ Jane Austen

Day 21 – Favorite book from your childhood

Nancy Drew Mysteries ~ Carolyn Keene

Day 22 – Favorite book you own

Pride and Prejudice ~ Jane Austen

A Christmas Carol ~ Charles Dickens

Day 23 – A book you wanted to read for a long time but still haven’t

Time Management for Dummies

Day 24 – A book that you wish more people would read

The Better World Handbook

Simplify Your Life ~ Elaine St. James

Day 25 – A character who you can relate to the most

Elizabeth . . . Pride and Prejudice ~ Jane Austen

Day 26 – A book that changed your opinion about something

The Better World Handbook

Day 27 – The most surprising plot twist or ending

Professor Dumbledore’s death in Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince

Day 28 – Favorite title

Jennifer, Hecate, MacBeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth

Day 29 – A book “everyone” hated but you liked

Eat Pray Love ~ Elizabeth Gilbert

Day 30 – Your Favorite book of all time

A Christmas Carol ~ Charles Dickens

Pride and Prejudice ~ Jane Austen

Related posts:   The 30 Day Book Challenge~ Day One (Maggie’s Blog) * Day Two (Maggie’s Blog) * The 30 Day Book Challenge ~ Jennifer Welborn’s Blog * Weekend Theme ~ The End * 100 Books * The Ends of the Earth * The End (View from the Side)