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Friday, April 8, 2011

30 day song challenge edited to refer to books

So there's this thing called the 30 day song challenge. (https://www.facebook.com/pages/30-Day-Song-Challenge/120874111270003?ref=ts#!/pages/30-Day-Song-Challenge/120874111270003?sk=app_4949752878) .

And it's pretty awesome. So, me being me, I decided to edit it up and see if it works for books/poetry. Most work with only minor tweaking. Results as follows. My list, my picks. As always. I'll try to use books in front of poetry, mostly cause I expect to give poems their own list.

Original :day 01 - your favorite song

Edited as : day 01 - your favorite book (This isn't set, it varies a lot) - Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie

day 02 - your least favorite song

Edited as : day 02 - Your least favorite book - Finnegan's Wake - James Joyce

day 03 - a song that makes you happy


Edited as : day 03 - a book that makes you happy - Goodbye, Mr. Chips - James Hilton

day 04 - a song that makes you sad

Edited as : day 04 - a book that makes you sad - The Road - Cormac McCarthy

day 05 - a song that reminds you of someone

Edited as : day 05 - a book that reminds you of someone - Love in The Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

day 06 - a song that reminds you of somewhere

Edited as : day 06 - a book that reminds you of somewhere - The Museum of Innocence - Orhan Pamuk

day 07 - a song that reminds you of a certain event

Edited as : day 07 - a book that reminds you of a certain event - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - Newt Scamander (J.K. Rowling)

day 08 - a song that you know all the words to

Edited as : day 08 - a poem that you know all the words to. (Since knowing all the words to a book is really unlikely). - Fire and Ice - Robert Frost

day 09 - a song that you can dance to

Edited as : No clue. If anyone can edit into something logical, let me know.

day 10 - a song that makes you fall asleep

Edited as : day 10 - a book that makes you fall asleep - Engineering Mechanics: Combined Statics & Dynamics, 12th Edition - Russell C. Hibbeler


day 11 - a song from your favorite band

Edited as : a book from your favorite author - Leaf Storm - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

day 12 - a song from a band you hate

Edited as : day 12 - a book from an author you hate - Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand


day 13 - a song that is a guilty pleasure

Edited as :day 13 - a book that is a guilty pleasure - Bridget Jones Diary - Helen Fielding


day 14 - a song that no one would expect you to love

Edited as : day 14 - a book that no one would expect you to love - A Series of Unfortunate Events - Lemony Snicket

day 15 - a song that describes you

Edited as : day 15 - a book that describes you - Youth - J.M. Coetzee

day 16 - a song that you used to love but now hate

Edited as : day 16 - a book that you used to love but now hate - A Passage to India - E.M. Forster

day 17 - a song that you hear often on the radio

Edited as : day 17 - a book that you often see being read - Eat,Pray ,Love - Elizabeth Gilbert

day 18 - a song that you wish you heard on the radio

Edited as : day 18 - a book that you wish you saw being read - A Man of The People - Chinua Achebe

day 19 - a song from your favorite album

Edited as : day 19 - a short story from your favorite short story collection - Hills Like White Elephants from Men Without Women - Ernest Hemingway

day 20 - a song that you listen to when you’re angry

Edited as : day 20 - a book that you read to when you’re angry - The Prince - Niccolo Machiavelli

day 21 - a song that you listen to when you’re happy

Edited as : day 21 - a book that you read when you’re happy - Scoop - Evelyn Waugh

day 22 - a song that you listen to when you’re sad

Edited as : day 22 - a book that you read to when you’re sad - The Prophet - Khalil Gibran

day 23 - a song that you want to play at your wedding

Edited as : day 23 - a poem that you want read at your wedding ( since there isn't time to read a whole book) - And Because Love Battles - Pablo Neruda

day 24 - a song that you want to play at your funeral

Edited as - a poem that you want read at your funeral ( since there isn't time to read a whole book) - Funeral Blues - W.H. Auden

day 25 - a song that makes you laugh

Edited as - day 25 - a book that makes you laugh - Right Ho, Jeeves - P.G. Wodehouse

day 26 - a song that you can play on an instrument

Edited as : A book you completely understood first time though people said you wouldn't - One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

day 27 - a song that you wish you could play

Edited as: day 27 - a book that you wish you understood completely by now - Gravity's Rainbow - Thomas Pynchon

day 28 - a song that makes you feel guilty

Edited as : day 28 - a book that makes you feel guilty - World Hunger - Frances Moore Lappe

day 29 - a song from your childhood

Edited as : day 29 - a book from your childhood - Three Singles to Adventure - Gerald Durell

day 30 - your favorite song at this time last year

Edited as : day 30 - your favorite book at this time last year - Peeling the Onion - Gunter Grass

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