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What's in a NameNetGalley/Edelweiss - Bronze - 10 booksDealMeInShortStory
Where anthologies or authors are mentioned, will pick one story from the collection or by the authorOldSchoolKidLit
FullHouseMonthlyKeyword
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A number in numbers (84, Charing Cross Road; 12 Years A Slave; 31 Dream Street)20,000 leagues under the seaPattern for PepperClubs Stories from Great Short Stories of the World (Reader's Digest)HeartsStories/Authors I love(includes some rereads)
- pick an unread short or a short not read for a long while by these authors
January: Award winnersA Wrinkle in TimeNon FictionJAN- Court, Fall, Of, Way, Deep, Thousand20,000 leagues under the sea
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A building (The Old Curiosity Shop; I Capture The Castle; House Of Shadows; The Invisible Library; Jamaica Inn)The Last TreeAceThe Secret Life of Walter Mitty by ThurberAceSakiFebruary: Books you loved in childhoodlittle womenOn TBR for 2+ years
A Wrinkle in TimeFEB- And, Rose, Promise, Every, Deception, Blazing
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A title which has an ‘X’ somewhere in it (The Girl Next Door; The Running Vixen)KingKingWildeMarch: Published prior to 1945Pollyanna 1913 - http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1450more than 500 pagesMAR- Shall, Go, By, Silence, Her, Saga
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A compass direction (North and South; Guardians Of The West; The Shadow In The North; NW)Queen
God sees the Truth but waits' by TolstoyQueen
“The Ransom of Red Chief” (1910) O' Henry - read at http://storyoftheweek.loa.org/2011/08/ransom-of-red-chief.htmlApril: Fantasy storiesHalf-Magicpage turnerAPR- From, Trigger, Tale, His, Crown, Mist
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An item/items of cutlery (The Subtle Knife; Our Spoons Came From Woolworths)JackLuzina take a Holiday' by Gabrielle RoyJackPoeMay: Animal storiesIsland of the Blue Dolphinsmiddle grade bookIsland of the Blue DolphinsMAY- Four, Wind, All, Fury, Days, ShadeThe Wind in the Willows
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A title in which at least two words share the same first letter – alliteration! (The Great Gatsby; The Luminous Life Of Lilly Aphrodite; Gone Girl; The Cuckoo’s Calling)The Wind in the Willows10Who Cares? by Santha Rama Rau10Rudyard Kipling
June: Required reading (classics or other books typically assigned in school)2017 publishedJUN- Without, Know, Good, Watch, One, Have
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9The Lottery9Ruskin Bond
July: Family storiespublished pre 2000
JUL- Before, Final, All, Freedom, Life, Dream
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8The Leader of the People by Steinbeck8HawthorneAugust: NonfictionUK/european authorAUG- Sun, Infinite, Big, My, Wherever, Most
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7The Bet by Anton Chekov7DahlSeptember: School storiesback list book from fav authorSEP- Sand, From, Between, Ever, Reasons, Clash
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6You were Perfectly Fine by Dorothy Parker6PremchandOctober: Mysteriesbook from a listOCT- Darker, You, Ashes, Out, House, Sea
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5Just Lather, that's all by Hernanda Tellez5TagoreNovember: Published in the year (or decade) of your birthaward winnerNOV- Place, War, Heart, Why, Give, Meet
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4The Open Boat by Stephen Crane4CarverDecember: Winter storiesbook about booksDEC- Forget, Twilight, Only, Crystal, On, Will
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3The Old Demon by Pearl S Buck3H.G.Wellssize word in title
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2Among the Paths to Eden by Truman Capote2Isaac Asimovtwo worded title
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SpadesList from an online source
(https://mic.com/articles/94552/13-short-stories-from-classic-novelists-you-can-read-over-lunch#.I5ApNkSXX)
DiamondsPoetry/Essays/Playsdebut book
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Ace
1. 'A Haunted House' by Virginia Woolf
Ace“The Figure a Poem Makes,” Robert Frost, from Collected Poems
http://www.mrbauld.com/frostfig.html
food on cover or title
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King
2. 'Shooting an Elephant' by George Orwell
KingLetters from a Nut by Ted Nancycozy mystery
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3. 'A Sound of Thunder' by Ray Bradbury
Queen
Morals and Emotions' Or other essay from 'Out of my Later Years' by Albert Einsten
book from childhoodLittle Women
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4. 'The Nightingale and the Rose' by Oscar Wilde
JackMe Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedarisdiversity book
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5. 'Stone Mattress' by Margaret Atwood
10Phoenix and the Turtle - William ShakespeareAustralian/NZ author
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6. 'A Perfect Day for Bananafish' by J. D. Salinger
9Kubla Khan by Samuel ColeridgeWestern
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7. 'The Snows of Kilimanjaro' by Ernest Hemingway
8We should all be feministsUS/Canadian author
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8. 'A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings' by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
7random poem from 'The Children's Treasyury of Classic Poetry"Not really for you
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9. 'Three Questions' by Leo Tolstoy
6“How to Write with Style,” Kurt Vonnegut, from How to Use the Power of the Written Word
http://kmh-lanl.hansonhub.com/pc-24-66-vonnegut.pdf
Attractive cover
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10. 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County' by Mark Twain
5"The Yarn of the Nancy Bell" by S W Gilbert from 'The Children's Treasyury of Classic Poetry"
Borrowed
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4From 'The Argumentative Indian' by Amartya Sen
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3From 'Fast Food Nation'
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13. 'The Diamond as Big as the Ritz' by F. Scott Fitzgerald
2“On Keeping a Notebook,” Joan Didion, from Slouching Towards Bethlehem
http://www.h-ngm-n.com/storage/didion%20-%20on%20keeping%20a%20notebook.pdf
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addnl suitList from Goodreads top short stories (excluding ones I put in other suits)
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The Yellow Wall-Paper
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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
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Dubliners
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
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A Rose for Emily and Other Stories
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The Lottery
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A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories
by Flannery O'Connor
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Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
by Joyce Carol Oates
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The Garden Party and Other Stories
by Katherine Mansfield
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The Story of an Hour
by Kate Chopin
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Collected Ghost Stories
by M.R. James
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Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Stories
by Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Most Dangerous Game
by Richard Connell
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