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Denise You can read in order or jump around, but keep this order in the plan, as we are using the numbers to find quickly a topic.

If you can't complete the challenge, it's not a problem. If one topic is really too much out of your comfort zone or too much difficult to fulfill, you can use the Wild Card and read something else for this week (reader's choice or past suggestions).

Don't forgot to add your books in the A-Z folders (using the 1st letter of the title) and to tell us what you read in the Progress Posts.

The 2016 List

1. A book you meant to read in 2015, but didn't Blooms of Darkness by Aharon Appelfeld 4.22.16

2. A book set in a different continent The 900 Days: The Siege of Leningrad by Harrison Salisbury 4/16

3. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 (winner or nominated) The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. 2/14/16 So disappointing! Thought it was awful. Author missed the mark widely in not being true to historical detail.

4. A book by an author you discovered in 2015-The Absent One by Jussi Adler-Olsen 4.5.16
5. A book with a title beginning with the 1st letter of your name - Detective Inspector Huss by Helene Tursten 6/5/16
6. The highest rated on your TBRThe Nightingale is the highest rated, I guess I could go for the second highest rated as I've put this book under Goodreads Choice Awards
7. A book about books The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby 3/3/16
8. A classic book with less than 200 pages - Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury 5/3/16

9. A book that was mentioned in another book

10. A book by an author you feel you should have read by now - Benedict Erofeev Moscow Stations 6.16
11. A book from the Rory Gilmore challenge Hamlet by William Shakespeare 3.24.16

12. A childhood classic

13. Reader’s Choice - How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny 8.16.16
14. A book with one of the five W’s -or H in the title (Who/What/Where/When/Why/How) =Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple 5/5/16
15. A book set in the past (more than 100 years ago) A Poisonous Plot by Susanna Gregory. 4/20/16, Set in the 14th Century England.
16. A book from the top 100 mystery novels The Brutal Telling (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #5) by Louise Penny by Louise Penny (from the 101 Best Crime Novels of the Past Decade list) 1.8.16
17. A book with a beautiful cover The Forgetting Room A Fiction by Nick Bantock by Nick Bantock 3.16.16
18. A book on a summer/beach reading list The Lake House by Kate Morton #234 from Listopia What To Read in Summer
19. A non-fiction book The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend by Bob Drury 4/20/16
20. A book with a first name in the title THE HEIDI CHRONICLES. by Wendy Wasserstein 3.11.16
21. A book from the Goodreads Recommendations page Masaryk Station by David Downing 1.10.16

22. The first book in a new to you series Remedy For Treason by Caroline Roe 5/22/16
23. The next book in a series you are reading Sun and Shadow by Ake Edwardson 6.18.16
24. A "between the numbers" book of a series (0.5, 1,5, 2.5, etc.) The Hangman #6.5 by Louise Penny 6.18.16
. A book whose main character is in a profession that interests you Final Notice by Jo Dereske. Librarian.
26. A book everyone is talking aboutThe Fault in Our Stars by John Green 5.28.16

27. A book with a beautiful title (in your own opinion)

28. A biography, autobiography, or memoir - Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon 3/16/16
29. A book by an author who writes under more than one name Lady, Lady, I Did It! by Ed McBain who also writes using Evan Hunter and Salvatore Lombino.
30. A fairytale from a culture other than your own Baba Yaga - traditional Russian fairy tale. 6.14.16

31. A work of young adult fiction Attachments by Rainbow Rowell 7.2.16
32. A historical fiction book Lamentation by C. J. Sansom
33. The 16th book on your TBR Another World by Pat Barker 2.16

34. A book about mental illness

35. An award winning book - The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson 4.13.16

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 The Last Station: A Novel of Tolstoy's Last Year by Jay Parini. 1/16
38. A book about an anti hero Hamlet by Shakespeare

39. A previous suggestion that did not make it into the list - A book with a number in the title Year Zero: A History of 1945 by Ian Buruma 3.16

40. A novella from your favorite genre

41. A book about a major world event (fiction or non-fiction) Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson 5/19/16 Non-fiction

42. A top 100 fantasy novel The Forgetting Room: A Fiction and The Gryphon: In Which the Extraordinary Correspondence of Griffin & Sabine Is Rediscovered by Nick Bantock (both books add up to the required pages)

43. A book about a thing that goes bump in the nightHe Who Fears the Wolf by Karin Fossum 2.8.16

44. A book you're embarrassed to read in public

45. A book related to a hobby or passion you have - The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley 3.9.16
46. A crime story Aftermath by Peter Robinson 2/8/16

47. A book with a type of food/drink in the title

48. A dystopia Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel 6/4/16
49. A book with a great opening line If on a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino. Not so much opening line - opening passages - about 5 pages but I'll keep it to the first paragraph.
50. A book originally written in a language other than English Be My Knife by David Grossman. Hebrew to English.

51. A short story from a well-known author

52. A book published in 2016 - America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray 5/15/16


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