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Ginger (Sproutygamer) (sproutygamer) | 9 comments This is my first time doing this challenge. I am very much a mood reader, so I will be reading what I feel like and then fit them in as I go along. At the end of the year I will start looking for this to fit the categories I haven't done yet.
+ - completed
* - ideas for that category

The 2017 List
1. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016

2. A book with at least 2 perspectives (multiple points of view)

3. A book you meant to read in 2016

+4. A title that doesn't contain the letter "E"
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

+5. A historical fiction
Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

6. A book being released as a movie in 2017

7. A book with an animal on the cover or in the title

8. A book written by a person of color

9. A book in the middle of your To Be Read list

10. A dual-timeline novel

11. A category from another challenge

12. A book based on a myth

13. A book recommended by one of your favorite authors

14. A book with a strong female character

15. A book written or set in Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland)

16. A mystery

+17. A book with illustrations
Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

18. A really long book (600+ pages)

19. A New York Times best-seller

20. A book that you've owned for a while but haven't gotten around to reading

21. A book that is a continuation of a book you've already read

+22. A book by an author you haven't read before
Paper Towns by John Green

23. A book from the BBC "The Big Read" list

24. A book written by at least two authors

25. A book about a famous historical figure

26. An adventure book

27. A book by one of your favorite authors

+28. A non-fiction
Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

29. A book published outside the 4 major publishing houses (Simon & Schuster; HarperCollins; Penguin Random House; Hachette Livre) - check all the editions

30. A book from Goodreads Top 100 YA Books

31. A book from a sub-genre of your favorite genre

32. A book with a long title (5+ words, excluding subtitle)

33. A magical realism novel

34. A book set in or by an author from the Southern Hemisphere

35. A book where one of the main characters is royalty

36. A Hugo Award winner or nominee

37. A book you choose randomly

38. A novel inspired by a work of classic literature

39. An epistolary fiction

40. A book published in 2017

41. A book with an unreliable narrator

42. A best book of the 21st century (so far)

43. A book with a chilling atmosphere (scary, unsettling, cold)

44. A recommendation from "What Should I Read Next"

45. A book with a one-word title

46. A time travel novel

47. A past suggestion that didn't win

48. A banned book

49. A book from someone else's bookshelf

50. A Penguin Modern Classic - any edition

51. A collection (e.g. essays, short stories, poetry, plays)

52. A book set in a fictional location


Ginger (Sproutygamer) (sproutygamer) | 9 comments I just finished Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo. I am going to use it for my title without the letter E in it choice.


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