Book: Reread a favorite book by a deceased author or from a finished series, or read a book set in Mexico or a book that either has a primarily black and white cover or all the colors (ROYGBIV) on the cover, or a book featuring zombies.
Read Vox by Christina Dalcher on 11-06-19.
Book: Read a graphic novel or a book set in a school or academic setting.
Book: Read a book about horses, with a horse or with roses on the cover, about gardening, or set in Australia, or written by an Australian author.
Read Under Currents by Nora Roberts on 11/12/19.
Book: Read a book set in the UK, a political thriller, a book involving any monarchy or revolution, a book about arson or related to fires and burning, a book whose plot involves costumes / fancy dress, or that has masks on the cover, or that is self-published.
Read Chesapeake Blue by Nora Roberts on 11/12/19. There is a huge arson in this book that led to a business being burned. Honestly this book is terrible, just skip it.
Book: Read a book by a Korean author or set in Korea, that takes place at sea or on a river, where the plot involves a festival, where the moon or rain plays a pivotal role in the plot, or with rain, water or the moon on the cover.
Planning to read "The Summer Guests" by Mary Alice Monroe. A hurricane gets things moving in this book.
Door 17: Dec. 21 – Winter Solstice (Yule / Yaldā Night / Dongzhi / Soyal)
Book: Read a book that takes place in December, with ice or snow on the cover, where all events take place in a single day or night, that revolves around the solstice, set in Persia / Iran, China or the American Southwest or prominently featuring Persian / Iranian, Chinese or Native American characters, or a collection of poetry.
Door 18: Dec. 22 – Hanukkah
Book: Read a book about light, miracles, featuring Jewish characters, set in Israel, that is the second book in a series, with the word “two” in the title, or with a light on the cover.
Read Rising Tides by Nora Roberts on 11/12/19. Ehh at least the book series was good for something.
Door 19: Dec. 23 – Festivus
Book: Read any comedy, parody, or satire.
Door 20: Dec. 25 – Christmas
Book: Read a Christmas book.
Door 21: Dec. 26 – Kwanzaa
Book: Read a book set in Africa or the Caribbean, by an African, Caribbean, or African-American author, with a green, red, or black cover, or with crops of the earth or a native African animal on the cover (lion, giraffe, cheetah, etc.).
Door 22: Dec. 31 – New Year’s Eve / St. Sylvester’s Day
Book: Read a book about an ending or a new start, where things go BOOM, with fireworks on the cover, set in medieval times, about the papacy, or where miracles of any sort are performed.
Door 23: Dec. 32 – Hogswatch
Book: Any- and everything Terry Pratchett.
For the members of the Discworld group: This of course includes the Discworld December read, Guards! Guards!, as well as some group members' favorite seasonal reread, Hogfather.
Door 24: Jan. 6 – Twelfth Night / Epiphany
Book: Read a book featuring three main characters, about traveling on a journey to a faraway place, a book that’s part of a trilogy, with a star on the cover, with the word “twelve” or “night” in the title, or concerning kings or spices.
Total Points: 17