Reading short stories challenge 2016

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Re: Reading short stories challenge 2016

Postby Serpent » Sat Jul 16, 2016 12:55 pm

Not too late, no :D Welcome!
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Re: Reading short stories challenge 2016

Postby brilliantyears » Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:26 am

Late, but I'm in! I'll be focusing on Japanese short stories, although if anyone has recommendations for German ones..?

Languages and levels: Japanese (N2), German (B2?)
Goal: One short story a week
Books you plan to read: Mostly specific authors (i.e. Edogawa Rampo, Akutagawa Ryunosuke, some female authors I have yet to decide on!) and stories from 20の短編小説
A link to your profile/shelf on Goodreads, LibraryThing etc: Profile, short stories shelf, Japanese short stories specifically
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Postby Saïd » Mon Sep 19, 2016 4:29 pm

Languages and levels: English A2 B1
Goal: 100 BOOKS in one year
Books i plan to read:

Charlottes_Web
Beverly Cleary - Ramona's World
Little House In the Big Woods
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

E. B. White-Stuart Little
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Bunnicula
Frindle - Andrew Clements
Gertrude Chandler Warner - Boxcar Children Collection(02)
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
The Penderwicks on Gardam Street

Inkheart Series
A Wrinkle in Time
Peter and the Starcatchers
Princess Academy
Redwall Series
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum
Richard Adams - Watership Down
Gertrude Chandler Warner
How To Train Your Dragon

The Hunger Games Trilogy
Divergent
Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher
The Outsiders
The Giver
On Writing A Memoir of the Craft
Misty of Chincoteague

i have all this books and also the audio because i'm not fluent in reading so i plan to read and listen it all for the super-challenge
good luck for everybody :D
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Re: Reading short stories challenge 2016

Postby Serpent » Mon Sep 19, 2016 8:50 pm

That's a great goal, but not what this thread is about :) We have this thread for external reading challenges, and of course you can also post in the super challenge thread :)
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Re: Reading short stories challenge 2016

Postby Allison » Mon Oct 17, 2016 3:22 pm

I completed the challenge! I read five short stories (actually, seven, since I read three in one week). You can see my list in my original sign-up post. Technically, I said I was going to finish my two short story books before the end of the year, but I'm backing out of that, so I'm done now that I've done the five stories.
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Re: Reading short stories challenge 2016

Postby KylieConny » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:21 pm

Pesadelos looks interesting. Will start reading that...
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Re: Reading short stories challenge 2016

Postby Ketutar » Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:42 pm

Elenia wrote:b]Books you plan to read:[/b]
    English
  • The Cyberiad by Stanislaw Lem
    Swedish
  • Resa med lätt bagage by Tove Jansson


Two of my favorite authors! Such a great taste you have :-D
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Re: Reading short stories challenge 2016

Postby Serpent » Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:42 am

is anyone interested in trying this again for 2019?
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Re: Reading short stories challenge 2016

Postby Elsa Maria » Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:59 pm

Serpent wrote:is anyone interested in trying this again for 2019?

I would be interested! I love to read, and I have several books of short stories in Danish that I could work with. And I update my Goodreads account nearly every day anyway.
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