Around the Year in 52 Books discussion

2016 Plans > Stephanie's 52 Week 2016 Plan

Comments Showing 1-4 of 4 (4 new)    post a comment »
dateDown arrow    newest »

message 1: by Stephanie (last edited Apr 09, 2016 10:32AM) (new)

Stephanie (teff1979) Lets see if I can get this challenge done! A book a week is a lot for me, bit I hope this gets me to read. I will be adding books slowly but I may end up making changes as I go to fit the needs of other challenges I try to do.

The 2016 List

✔1. A book you meant to read in 2015, but didn't
P.S. I Still Love You Jenny Han

✔2. A book set in a different continent
Yellow Star Jennifer Roy

✔3. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 (winner or nominated)
My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life Ruth Reichl

4. A book by an author you discovered in 2015
The Boyfriend List: 15 Guys, 11 Shrink Appointments, 4 Ceramic Frogs and Me, Ruby Oliver E. Lockhart

5. A book with a title beginning with the 1st letter of your name
Shiver Maggie Stiefvater

6. The highest rated on your TBR

7. A book about books
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Chris Grabenstein

8. A classic book with less than 200 pages
The Metamorphosis Franz Kafka

9. A book that was mentioned in another book
Falling Up Shel Silverstein

10. A book by an author you feel you should have read by now
Rikki-Tikki-TaviRudyard Kipling

11. A book from the Rory Gilmore challenge
Night Elie Wiesel

12. A childhood classic
James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl

13. Reader’s Choice
The Anne Frank Case: Simon Wiesenthal's Search for the Truth Susan Goldman Rubin

14. A book with one of the five W’s -or H in the title
When Will This Cruel War Be Over?: The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson, Gordonsville, Virginia, 1864 Barry Denenberg

15. A book set in the past (more than 100 years ago)
Sarah, Plain and Tall Patricia MacLachlan

16. A book from the top 100 mystery novels
And Then There Were None Agatha Christie or Rosemary's Baby Ira Levin

17. A book with a beautiful cover
Just One Day Gayle Forman

18. A book on a summer/beach reading list
Dare Me Megan Abbott

19. A non-fiction book
The Witches: Salem, 1692 Stacy Schiff

20. A book with a first name in the title
Madeline's Rescue Ludwig Bemelmans

21. A book from the Goodreads Recommendations page
The Harmonica Tony Johnston

22. The first book in a new to you series
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Ann Brashares

23. The next book in a series you are reading
Just One Year Gayle Forman

24. A "between the numbers" book of a series (0.5, 1,5, 2.5, etc.)
Just One Night Gayle Forman

25. A book whose main character is in a profession that interests you
Deep Dish Mary Kay Andrews

26. A book everyone is talking about
Red Queen Victoria Aveyard

27. A book with a beautiful title (in your own opinion)
Sisters Red Jackson Pearce

28. A biography, autobiography, or memoir
Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography Laura Ingalls Wilder

29. A book by an author who writes under more than one name
Who Could That Be at This Hour? Lemony Snicket

30. A fairytale from a culture other than your own
Tikki Tikki Tembo Arlene Mosel

31. A work of young adult fiction
All the Bright Places Jennifer Niven

32. A historical fiction book
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad Ellen Levine

33. The 16th book on your TBR
The Truth About Alice Jennifer Mathieu

34. A book about mental illness
Speak Laurie Halse Anderson

35. An award winning book
Loser Jerry Spinelli

36. An identity book - a book about a different culture, religion or sexual orientation
Coming to Astoria: An Immigrant's Tale Omar Kiam

37. A book that you've seen the movie of but haven't read
The Princess Diaries Meg Cabot

38. A book about an anti hero
Lolita Vladimir Nabokov

39. A previous suggestion that did not make it into the list
(chick lit) Sloppy Firsts Megan McCafferty

40. A novella from your favorite genre
The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner Stephenie Meyer

41. A book about a major world event (fiction or non-fiction)
The Upstairs Room Johanna Reiss

42. A top 100 fantasy novel
Animal Farm George Orwell

43. A book about a thing that goes bump in the night
Constructing Marcus Danielle DeVor

44. A book you're embarrassed to read in public
Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging Louise Rennison

45. A book related to a hobby or passion you have
The Library With Hardcover Book Sarah Stewart

46. A crime story
The Face on the Milk Carton Caroline B. Cooney

47. A book with a type of food/drink in the title
Pizza: A Slice of American History Liz Barrett

48. A dystopia
Among the Hidden Margaret Peterson Haddix

49. A book with a great opening line
Shut Out

50. A book originally written in a language other than English
Inkheart Cornelia Funke

51. A short story from a well-known author
My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories

52. A book published in 2016
Firsts- Flynn

message 2: by Zaz (new)

Zaz | 3034 comments Welcome :)

The Princess Diaries is in my 2016 TBR. I never read this author, so I hope I'll enjoy it.
The Wolves of Mercy Falls have pretty covers, for the moment they have an average rating among my GR friends so it will be interesting to see how you like Shiver.

message 3: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie (teff1979) Zaz wrote: "Welcome :)

The Princess Diaries is in my 2016 TBR. I never read this author, so I hope I'll enjoy it.
The Wolves of Mercy Falls have pretty covers, for the moment they have an average rating among..."

I have looked at Shiver a while back but did not get to read it that is one reason I have picked it to read for this challenge.

Now it finish picking books for this challenge. I need to finish looking through the suggestions for the missing ones still jot them down then add them.

message 4: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie (teff1979) Wow I am so far behind I need to catch up, at this rate I do not think I will finish this challenge or any of them, I have been sick on and off and not up to reading. I am on the mend now so lets see how it goes!

back to top