Friday 27 December 2019

World at War challenge wrap-up

The World at War 2019 reading challenge was hosted by Becky at Becky's Book Reviews.

The format was that of a Bingo card and thus the idea was to complete a line to get a 'bingo'. My final chart looks like this:

Altogether I read 7 books and they were as follows - first the 5 bingo line books from the top righthand corner to the bottom left:

A book focussed on the war: Death in Captivity - Michael Gilbert

A book set in England, Ireland or Scotland: Fire in the Thatch - E.C. Lorac

A fiction book set in the 1920s: Maisie Dobbs - Jacqueline Winspear

A non-fiction book about the 1930s: In the Garden of Beasts - Erik Larson

Any book published 1939 - 1945: Cheerfulness Breaks In - Angela Thirkell

Lastly, the 2 books that were not part of the bingo line:

A book set in Europe: The Tattooist of Auschwitz - Heather Morris

A fiction book set in the 1930s: Weekend at Thrackley - Alan Melville

I thoroughly enjoyed doing this reading challenge, learnt quite a lot, and had fun. Thanks to Becky for hosting.



Sam said...

Nicely done, Cath. You made the most of this challenge for sure by coming up with some interesting titles.

Cath said...

Thanks, Sam. Yes, I enjoyed all of the books though looking at the titles I feel like I could've read more non-fiction. I shall put that right in 2020 although I don't plan to do it formally as a challenge, off my own bat using Goodreads.