The Lost Challenges discussion on goodreads
Every 3 months we will give you a list of facts about a randomly selected year with reading tasks to go with them. Read one book for each task.
Fond Memories: 1-5 tasks
Reminiscing: 6-10 tasks
Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks - My Choice
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*All genres and formats are fine.
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This quarter the year is: 1986
Duration: 1st April 2017 - 30th June 2017
1. Most watched TV show– The Cosby Show
Read a book where family plays a major part.
Fool Me Once Harlan Coben 4/5/17
2. Best selling single (US) – That’s What Friends Are For – Dionne & Friends
Read a book with a group of friends as the main characters.
Velvet Kisses Addison Moore 4/2/17
3. Best selling album (UK) – True Blue - Madonna
Read a book with a blue cover (please post the cover)
Rock Candy Kisses Addison Moore 4/1/17
4. Most popular film – Top Gun
Read a book that features a pilot character OR where someone travels in a plane.
Fly With Me Chanel Cleeton 4/5/17
5. Best selling book – It - Stephen King
Read a scary book.
Blood of the Earth Faith Hunter 5/7/17
6. Celebrities of the year – Janet Jackson / Tom Cruise / Don Johnson / Kim Basinger
Read a book by an author who shares a first or last name with one of these people.
Dangerous Curves Ahead Ines Johnson 5/11/17
7. Born this year – Jun 13th - Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen - (Actress twins)
Read a book involving twins.
Ever After Jude Deveraux 4/6/17
8. Died this year – Apr 24th - Wallis Simpson - (Wife of Edward, Duke of Windsor)
Read a book about forbidden love.
Spinning Out Lexi Ryan 4/13/17
IN THE NEWS
9. Feb 17th - Nine countries, including the UK, sign the Single European Act at Luxembourg.
Read a book set in Europe.
The Undomestic Goddess Sophie Kinsella 4/25/17
10. May 25th - The 'Hands Across America' charity event is staged.
Read a book that has hands on the cover (please post the cover)
One Night of Scandal Elle Kennedy 4/26/17
11. July 5th-20th – The first Goodwill Games are held in Moscow.
Read a book with a character who is an athlete.
All You Need Lorelei James 5/5/17
12. July 23rd - Prince Andrew marries Sarah Ferguson at Westminster Abbey.
Read a book that features a wedding.
The Blossom Sisters Fern Michaels 4/11/17
13. Oct 27th - The Australian TV soap Neighbours is launched on BBC1.
Read a book set in Australia OR written by an Australian author.
The Lake House Kate Morton 4/29/17
14. Oct - Brian Jacques' children's fantasy novel Redwall, first in the eponymous series is published.
Read a fantasy OR children's book.
No Humans Involved Kelley Armstrong 5/9/17
15. A full survey is carried out of Loch Ness in Scotland hoping to find proof that 'Nessie' exists. No proof is found.
Read a book that features a mythical creature.
Ill Wind Rachel Caine 4/3/17