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message 1: by Brittany (last edited Mar 17, 2016 04:32AM) (new)

Brittany (gamerkiti) Brittany's "I'm actually going to finish all these books...ha, yeah right" plan

✓ 1. A book you meant to read in 2015, but didn't -- Fablehaven by Brandon Mull
2. A book set in a different continent
3. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 (winner or nominated) – You’re Never Weird on the Internet (almost) by Felicia Day
4. A book by an author you discovered in 2015 – Casino Royale by Ian Flemming
5. A book with a title beginning with the 1st letter of your name
6. The highest rated on your TBR – Her Name is Grace by Shidorr Myrick-Gayer
7. A book about books
8. A classic book with less than 200 pages
✓ 9. A book that was mentioned in another book -- The Day Boy and the Night Girl -- by George MacDonald (mentioned in the Razorland series)
10. A book by an author you feel you should have read by now
11. A book from the Rory Gilmore challenge
12. A childhood classic
13. Reader’s Choice
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)
16. A book from the top 100 mystery novels
17. A book with a beautiful cover – Cress by Marissa Meyer
18. A book on a summer/beach reading list
19. A non-fiction book
20. A book with a first name in the title
21. A book from the Goodreads Recommendations page
22. The first book in a new to you series – Cinder by Marissa Meyer
23. The next book in a series you are reading – Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
24. A "between the numbers" book of a series (0.5, 1,5, 2.5, etc.) – Fairest by Marissa Meyer
25. A book whose main character is in a profession that interests you
26. A book everyone is talking about
27. A book with a beautiful title (in your own opinion)
28. A biography, autobiography, or memoir
29. A book by an author who writes under more than one name
30. A fairytale from a culture other than your own
✓ 31. A work of young adult fiction -- Fablehaven: Rise of the Evening Star by Brandon Mull
32. A historical fiction book
33. The 16th book on your TBR – A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
34. A book about mental illness – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon
35. An award winning book
36. An identity book - a book about a different culture, religion or sexual orientation
✓ 37. A book that you've seen the movie of but haven't read -- Batman by Craig Shaw Gardner
✓ 38. A book about an anti hero -- Restoration by Ann Aguirre
✓ 39. A previous suggestion that did not make it into the list -- Endurance by Ann Aguirre (A book about the events in another book from another character's point of view)
✓ 40. A novella from your favorite genre -- Foundation by Ann Aguirre
✓ 41. A book about a major world event (fiction or non-fiction) -- Enclave by Ann Aguirre
42. A top 100 fantasy novel
43. A book about a thing that goes bump in the night
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 – Helter Skelter by Vincent Bulgiosi
47. A book with a type of food/drink in the title
✓ 48. A dystopia -- Outpost by Ann Agguire
49. A book with a great opening line
50. A book originally written in a language other than English
51. A short story from a well-known author
52. A book published in 2016

✓ February: Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
April: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

message 2: by Brittany (new)

Brittany (gamerkiti) Ok, so I'm not going to completely fill out my list until closer to 2016 to TRY and avoid changing titles multiple I'm still trying to finish the 2015 list! lol

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Brittany (gamerkiti) me too, one of my favorites. and an easy read :)

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Jody (jodybell) | 3489 comments Ooh! I'm reading my first Ian Fleming right now (Casino Royale) - it's good to know that you liked him enough to read another. :) I'm actually really enjoying it so far - such an easy read, plus I'm a huge James Bond fan. I can't believe I've never read any of the books before.

message 6: by Brittany (new)

Brittany (gamerkiti) Jody wrote: "Ooh! I'm reading my first Ian Fleming right now (Casino Royale) - it's good to know that you liked him enough to read another. :) I'm actually really enjoying it so far - such an easy r..."

I feel the same way about James Bond! I'm currently in the middle of the first one, which is why I haven't listed which Bond novel I'll be reading for next year.

message 7: by Sophie (new)

Sophie (sawphie) | 2920 comments I also really like James Bond and spy books, it's really weird I've never even considered reading a book by Ian Fleming. On the TBR it goes!

message 8: by Jody (new)

Jody (jodybell) | 3489 comments I just finished it! It was really fun - I found the character quite different to the movie Bond though. Already looking forward to the next book!

message 9: by Francesca (new)

Francesca | 786 comments I'm determined to read the Lunar chronicles series next year as I currently feel like one of the only people out of my goodreads friends that hasn't read it and it does seem like a series I'll really enjoy. Glad to see that I'm not the only one!

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Jody (jodybell) | 3489 comments I'm reading Cinder next year too Francesca!

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Francesca | 786 comments Jody wrote: "I'm reading Cinder next year too Francesca!"

Yay! I'm so pleased I'm not the only one that is so far behind on this series. Luckily, I've also managed to avoid any spoilers so I can go into it completely unaware of what to expect.

message 12: by Brittany (new)

Brittany (gamerkiti) It looks like a few of us will be reading the series, or at least a book or two from it. I'm looking forward to a good discussion :)

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Brittany (gamerkiti) Alrighty, now that we are actually IN 2016, I'm going through and filling in more of my books (which I will probably change lol)...buttttt luckily I'm totally awesome and didn't finish my 2015 RC list because of side reads, so I'm bringing a couple of those over to this list. PLUS I'm adding Fablehaven to week 1 simply because I thought I would finish it by the ball drop....and well I didn't because I got tired haha.

message 14: by Francesca (new)

Francesca | 786 comments I brought over books that I didn't manage to read last year too. I still really wanted to read some of them! I've also included the book I'm currently reading although I started it at the end of last year. That definitely counts!

message 15: by Brittany (new)

Brittany (gamerkiti) Glad I'm not the only one counting a book I started last year haha. I thought it may have counted as cheating!!!!!!! :P

message 16: by Francesca (new)

Francesca | 786 comments Nah! Technically you did mean to read it in 2015 but didn't so it actually fits the first topic perfectly!

message 17: by Brittany (new)

Brittany (gamerkiti) I like the way you think :D haha

message 18: by Francesca (new)

Francesca | 786 comments That's the way I've managed to justify it to myself too!

message 19: by Brittany (new)

Brittany (gamerkiti) Ok, So I've gone through and updated my list to include the BOTM and the other 4 books that I've completed. my overall goal this year is to read 100 books and I've read 6 so I'm a bit behind schedule on that. Luckily some of my book choices this year are the actual novellas in a few of my series though!! I should hopefully be able to catch back up in no time :) until I get around to game of thrones anyways. I will finish the first book this year though!!

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