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Delitealex | 26 comments The 2016 List

✔️1. A book you meant to read in 2015 Promise of Blood 1/11
✔️2. A book set in a different continent 1222 1/5
3. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 (winner or nominated) subbing Throne of Glass for Queen of Shadows
4. A book by an author you discovered in 2015 Leviathan Wakes
5. A book with a title beginning with the 1st letter of your name Dirty Sex or Darkness Descends
6. The highest rated on your TBR
7. A book about books
8. A classic book with less than 200 pages A Princess of Mars
9. A book that was mentioned in another book
✔️10. A book by an author you feel you should have read by now On Basilisk Station
11. A book from the Rory Gilmore challenge Alice in Wonderland
12. A childhood classic The Tombs of Atuan
13. Reader’s Choice Monster Hunter International
14. A book with one of the five W’s -or H in the title (Who/What/Where/When/Why/How)
✔️15. A book set in the past (more than 100 years ago) Nefertiti's Heart
16. A book from the top 100 mystery novels Murder on the Orient Express
17. A book with a beautiful cover The Missing Ink
18. A book on a summer/beach reading list The 5th Wave
✔️19. A non-fiction book Read My Lips: A Book of Sexual Subversion and the End of Gender
20. A book with a first name in the title The Honor of the Queen
21. A book from the Goodreads Recommendations page
✔️22. The first book in a new to you series When Lightning Strikes
✔️23. The next book in a series you are reading Elemental Moon
24. A "between the numbers" book of a series (0.5, 1,5, 2.5, etc.) Natural Selection
25. A book whose main character is in a profession that interests you A Discovery of Witches
26. A book everyone is talking about
27. A book with a beautiful title (in your own opinion) The Morning Which Breaks
28. A biography, autobiography, or memoir I'm the One That I Want
29. A book by an author who writes under more than one name Assassin's Apprentice
30. A fairytale from a culture other than your own
✔️31. A work of young adult fiction Ninth Key
✔️32. A historical fiction book Mistress of Pleasure
33. The 16th book on your TBR
34. A book about mental illness Tricks
35. An award winning book The Man in the High Castle
✔️36. An identity book - a book about a different culture, religion or sexual orientation Butch Is a Noun
37. A book that you've seen the movie of but haven't read The Lord of the Rings
38. A book about an anti hero
39. A previous suggestion that did not make it into the list
✔️40. A novella from your favorite genre One Wilde Night 1/3
41. A book about a major world event (fiction or non-fiction)
42. A top 100 fantasy novel Childhood's End or The Final Empire
43. A book about a thing that goes bump in the night The Ghost Files
44. A book you're embarrassed to read in public
45. A book related to a hobby or passion you have
46. A crime story
47. A book with a type of food/drink in the title Bloody Mary
48. A dystopia Divergent
49. A book with a great opening line
✔️50. A book originally written in a language other than English 1222
51. A short story from a well-known author
✔️52. A book published in 2016 Chasing Spring

message 2: by Delitealex (new)

Delitealex | 26 comments I'll probably end up changing some when its time comes to read them. I hope to fit in many of my unread kindle books.

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Zaz | 3034 comments Welcome :)

I'll probably read Monster Hunter too, if I'm not too much busy (the other option is shorter). I'm curious about The Missing Ink and the Disenchanted & Co. series.
I liked Divergent, I hope you'll enjoy it too (the sequels were less interesting). Blameless was better than Changeless, I'll probably finish the series at the beginning of the year.

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Delitealex | 26 comments I don't know about #44 because I'm not embarrassed to read anything in public.

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Delitealex | 26 comments Suggestions are definitely wecome. I have enjoyed looking at others lists.

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Manda (bookwenchmanda) | 1094 comments You've got a great list coming together. You have books on there that I want to add to mine, but I'm afraid I might have already overextended myself for 2016. We'll see though.

I'm like you for week 44. There is not a whole that I am embarrassed to read in public, except for maybe children's books. I went with The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty Beauty's Punishment and Beauty's Release. I picked this series because people don't take Anne Rice serious for this series. I hear it's supposed to be a better version of Fifty Shades of Grey.

For week 7 I highly recommend The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry and What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions for week 14.

I read The Storied Life for the 2015 challenge, and have What If? on my challenge list for this year. It seems like a book that I will slowly read all year long; just small chunks at a time.

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Delitealex | 26 comments Thanks for the recommendations I have already read Beauty series 1-3 I haven't read Book 4 which came out this year Beauty's Kingdom

I have been wanting to read your recs for weeks 7 and 14.

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Manda (bookwenchmanda) | 1094 comments Awesome! How did you like the Claiming of Sleeping Beauty series? I love Rice's Vampire series, but hated what little I tried to read of FSOG. It might not be fair to compare Rice to James, but I don't have much confidence in the genre.

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Delitealex | 26 comments I really enjoyed the claiming of sleeping beauty series Its pretty different from her other books it is pretty graphic sex wise. I also love her vampire series I still have a few to go back and read. As for FSOG I don't plan to read it.

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Manda (bookwenchmanda) | 1094 comments I feel better about the Sleeping beauty series now. I'm okay with it being different for her, and the graphic sex, I was just worried it would be like the child-like crap of FSOG.

I gave up on FSOG by page 11. The writing was just so terrible that I could not bring myself to read another word. I don't understand how it has done so well, except for the taboo-hype of it.

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Delitealex | 26 comments Read 1222 for #2 set in Europe Norway

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Delitealex | 26 comments Mostly doing things out of order but I'm happy with my progress so far.

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