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Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice

Published in : 2018   ||    Format : ebook   ||    Location : Canada One line review : When the world comes crashing, some people shutdown while others elevate their community. Which one will you be? ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆   Yes, apocalypse. We've had that over and over. But we always survived. We're still here. And we'll still be here, even if the power and the radios don't come back on and we never see any white people again. Thoughts : Evan Whitesky returns home after a whole day of hunting to realize that his mobile phone had lost network sometime during the day. He doesn't think a lot about it then but over the next few days, his community loses electricity and their landline connection as well. To make matters worse, they are unable to contact anyone from the city to inquire when services can be restored. With the never-ending blizzard, it was not feasible for someone to simply drive to the nearest city and find out what's going on. Soon, they have to start conserving wh

2021 Reading Goals

Must-read 20 titles

  1. Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  2. Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
  3. The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
  4. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
  5. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
  6. The Only Plane in the Sky by Garrett Graff
  7. We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
  8. Einstein's Dreams by Alan Lightman
  9. The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu
  10. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  11. Wolf Hall by Hillary Mantel
  12. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  13. 1984 by George Orwell
  14. The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett
  15. Reamde by Neal Stephenson
  16. Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
  17. Habibi by Craig Thompson
  18. The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
  19. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  20. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Must-read 20 authors

  1. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  2. Margaret Atwood
  3. Chris Bohjalian
  4. Michael Chabon
  5. Ken Follett
  6. Neil Gaiman
  7. Nick Hornby
  8. Shirley Jackson
  9. Michio Kaku
  10. Ursula Le Guin
  11. Cixin Liu
  12. Emily St. John Mandel
  13. Toni Morrison
  14. Yoko Ogawa
  15. Helen Oyeyemi
  16. Edward Rutherfurd
  17. Oliver Sacks
  18. Ali Smith
  19. Zadie Smith
  20. Neal Stephenson

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  15. Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed (A Muslim Middle Grade Novel)
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  19. Barely Functional Adult by Meichi Ng (A Book with a Cover Designed by a Woman)
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  22. Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani (A Fantasy Novel by an Asian Author)
  23. So You Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo (A Nonfiction Book Focused on Social Justice)
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  1. So You Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo (Jan '21 – Truth Bomb Nonfiction Book)
  2. New Kid by Jerry Craft (Feb '21 - Book By A Contemporary Black Author)


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  2. So You Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo (Read a nonfiction book about anti-racism)
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  5. Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice (Read a genre novel by an Indigenous, First Nations, or Native American author)
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  9. Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani (Read a middle grade mystery)
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  13. The Bad Muslim Discount by Syed M. Masood (Read a book with a cover you don’t like)
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  19. The Bad Muslim Discount by Syed M. Masood (Read a historical fiction with a POC or LGBTQ+ protagonist)
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  21. My Beijing by Nie Jun (Read a children’s book that centers a disabled character but not their disability)
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