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Essa Kennedy The 2016 List
1. A book you meant to read in 2015, but didn't - Wonder
2. A book set in a different continent A Long Way Gone
3. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 (winner or nominated) – My Grandmother told me to tell you she’s sorry
4. A book by an author you discovered in 2015 – Truth & Beauty
5. A book with a title beginning with the 1st letter of your name East of Eden
6. The highest rated on your TBR Moonwalking with Einstein
7. A book about books – How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare
8. A classic book with less than 200 pages – To Kill a Mockingbird
9. A book that was mentioned in another book Wild card book by Geraldine Brooks
10. A book by an author you feel you should have read by now – Mere Christianity
11. A book from the Rory Gilmore challenge Catcher in the Rye
12. A childhood classic – Pippi Longstocking
13. Reader’s Choice – Yellow Crocus
14. A book with one of the five W’s -or H in the title (Who/What/Where/When/Why/How) Why we love dogs, eat pigs, and wear cows
15. A book set in the past (more than 100 years ago) Little Women
16. A book from the top 100 mystery novels – One For the Money
17. A book with a beautiful cover - The Lost Wife
18. A book on a summer/beach reading list - The Three Weissmanns of Westport
19. A non-fiction book – Instead of Education
20. A book with a first name in the title – Edgar Sawtelle
21. A book from the Goodreads Recommendations page - A Shot of Faith
22. The first book in a new to you series - Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
23. The next book in a series you are reading -Hallow City
24. A "between the numbers" book of a series (0.5, 1,5, 2.5, etc.) - Visions of Sugar Plums
25. A book whose main character is in a profession that interests you – Harvest for Hope
26. A book everyone is talking about The Nightingale
27. A book with a beautiful title (in your own opinion) And the Mountains Echoed
28. A biography, autobiography, or memoir Voice of the River
29. A book by an author who writes under more than one name – Finder’s Keepers
30. A fairytale from a culture other than your own In the Beginning, Creation Stories from Around the World
31. A work of young adult fiction The Book Thief
32. A historical fiction book The Great Gatsby
33. The 16th book on your TBR - The Bluest Eye
34. A book about mental illness - The Catcher in the Rye
35. An award winning book -Some Luck Jane Smiley
36. An identity book - a book about a different culture, religion or sexual orientation - Prisoner B-3087
37. A book that you've seen the movie of but haven't read - The Fault in our Stars
38. A book about an anti hero - Dangerous Passion
39. A previous suggestion that did not make it into the list - Brain Maker
40. A novella from your favorite genre - Mother of Pearl
41. A book about a major world event (fiction or non-fiction) - Finding Darwin’s God
42. A top 100 fantasy novel - The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
43. A book about a thing that goes bump in the night - And Then There Were None
44. A book you're embarrassed to read in public - Bared to You
45. A book related to a hobby or passion you have - Look Me In The Eye
46. A crime story - Black Water Rising
47. A book with a type of food/drink in the title – A History of the World in Six glasses
48. A dystopia – The Giver
49. A book with a great opening line - A Wrinkle in Time
50. A book originally written in a language other than English - Anna Karenina
51. A short story from a well-known author - The Gift of the Magi
52. A book published in 2016 - The Vatican Princess: A Novel of Lucrezia Borge


message 2: by Zaz (new)

Zaz | 3034 comments Welcome :)

Nice to see The Giver for the dystopia week, it's a quick and good choice! You'll have fun too with To Kill a Mockingbird.
I'll probably read Hollow City in 2016 as I want to continue the series, I hope it's better than Miss Peregrine.


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