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Stacy (booksrgr8) | 16 comments The 2017 List

1. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 (link)
It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover - winner of romance
Read 3/13/17

2. A book with at least 2 perspectives (multiple points of view)
Love You More by Lisa Gardner
Read 02/15/17
3. A book you meant to read in 2016
The Secret Sister (Fairham Island, #1) by Brenda Novak
Read 6/19/17

4. A title that doesn't contain the letter "E"
Honor by Jay Crownover
Read 6/7/17

5. A historical fiction
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Read 3/22/17
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6. A book being released as a movie in 2017
The Circle
Read 5/4/17

7. A book with an animal on the cover or in the title
The Bees by Laline Paull - DNF
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Read 7/26/17

8. A book written by a person of color
The Art of Choosing by Sheena Iyengar
Read 11/23/17

9. A book in the middle of your To Be Read list
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Read 4/24/17

10. A dual-timeline novel
The Violets of March by Sarah Jio
Read 4/13/17

11. A category from another challenge
2015 Book Challenge The next book in a series you are reading
Catch Me by Lisa Gardner
Read 5/25/17

12. A book based on a myth
The Penelopaid by Margaret Atwood
Read 11/4/17

13. A book recommended by one of your favorite authors
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Lucia Graves (Translator)
recommended by Diana Gabaldon in her book I read earlier this year
read 3/27/17

14. A book with a strong female character
Live To Tell by Lisa Gardner
Read 2/4/17
15. A book written or set in Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland)
The Ice Beneath Herby Camilla Grebe (Goodreads Author), Elizabeth Clark Wessel (Translator)
Read 9/25/17

16. A mystery
Death of a Gentle Lady (Hamish Macbeth #23) by M.C. Beaton
Read 5/18/17

17. A book with illustrations
My Story by Marilyn Monroe, Ben Hecht, Joshua Green - This could be used as this prompt due to pictures throughout the book.
Read 10/17/17
Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes, Lettersby Marilyn Monroe, Stanley Buchthal (Editor), Bernard Comment (Editor), Joyce Carol Oates (Introduction) - This book contains pictures from Marilyn's journals
Read 10/24/17

18. A really long book (600+ pages)
A dance to the music of time 1st Movement by Anthony Powell
Read 8/4/17

19. A New York Times best-seller
Dark Witch by Nora Roberts 2013
Read 12/16/17

20. A book that you've owned for a while but haven't gotten around to reading
What She Knew by Gilly Macmillan
Read 10/6/17

21. A book that is a continuation of a book you've already read
Sweet Tomorrows by Debbie Macomber
Read 3/6/17

22. A book by an author you haven't read before
Incandescent (Knights Rebels MC #1) by River Savage
Read 7/16/17

23. A book from the BBC "The Big Read" list (link)
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Read 3/2/17
24. A book written by at least two authors
The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines
Read 5/22/17

25. A book about a famous historical figure
The Empty Glass by J.I. Baker Marilyn Monroe
Read 10/11/17

26. An adventure book
Youth by Joseph Conrad
Read 11/7/17

27. A book by one of your favorite authors
"I Give You My Body . . .": How I Write Sex Scenes by Diana Gabaldon
read 1/30/17
28. A non-fiction
Girls Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein
read 4/16/17
29. A book published outside the 4 major publishing houses (Simon & Schuster; HarperCollins; Penguin Random House; Hachette Livre) - check all the editions
The Obsession by Nora Roberts published by Berkley
read 2/19/17
30. A book from Goodreads Top 100 YA Books (link)
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
Read 7/20/17

31. A book from a sub-genre of your favorite genre
Genre - Romance -> Sub-Genre - Contemporary Romance
Riveted by Jay Crownover
Read 6/1/17

32. A book with a long title (5+ words, excluding subtitle)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald
read 2/16/17
33. A magical realism novel
A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwabb
Read 6/5/17

34. A book set in or by an author from the Southern Hemisphere
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty set in Australia
Read 9/3/17

35. A book where one of the main characters is royalty
The Princess and the Peer (The Princess Brides #1) by Tracy Anne Warren
Read 10/12/17

36. A Hugo Award winner or nominee (link)
The Lifecycle of Software Objects by Ted Chiang
Read 12/4/17

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37. A book you choose randomly
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan
Read 4/24/17

38. A novel inspired by a work of classic literature
A Kiss at Midnight (Fairy Tales #1) by Eloisa James - based on Cinderells
Read 8/9/17

39. An epistolary fiction
Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
Read 7/18/17

40. A book published in 2017
Brighter Than the Sun by Maya Banks
Read 5/9/17

41. A book with an unreliable narrator
Crazy Love You by Lisa Unger
Read 5/16/17

42. A best book of the 21st century (so far)
Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris
Read 11/15/17
Best Book 2016 Goodreads List

43. A book with a chilling atmosphere (scary, unsettling, cold)
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Read 4/9/17

44. A recommendation from "What Should I Read Next" (link)
The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley
Read 11/29/17

45. A book with a one-word title
Addition
Read 5/27/17

46. A time travel novel
Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier, Anthea Bell (Translator)
Read 4/7/17

47. A past suggestion that didn't win (link)
A book with a number in the title -
The 7th Month by Lisa Gardner
Read 2/24/17

48. A banned book
Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
Read 12/4/17

49. A book from someone else's bookshelf
Jay Crownover's Goodreads Bookshelf
Every Little Thing by Samanatha Young
Read 8/12/17

50. A Penguin Modern Classic - any edition
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
Read 6/14/17

51. A collection (e.g. essays, short stories, poetry, plays)
Delta of Venus by Anais Nin
Read 4/26/17

52. A book set in a fictional location
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Read 6/13/17



"I Give You My Body . . ." How I Write Sex Scenes by Diana Gabaldon Live to Tell (Detective D.D. Warren, #4) by Lisa Gardner Love You More (Tessa Leoni, #1; Detective D.D. Warren, #5) by Lisa Gardner The Curious Case of Benjamin Button And Other Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald The Obsession by Nora Roberts The 7th Month (Detective D.D. Warren, #5.5) by Lisa Gardner Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë Sweet Tomorrows (Rose Harbor #5) by Debbie Macomber It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #1) by Carlos Ruiz Zafón Ruby Red (Precious Stone Trilogy, #1) by Kerstin Gier The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood The Violets of March by Sarah Jio Girls & Sex Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein Brain on Fire My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan Delta of Venus by Anaïs Nin The Circle by Dave Eggers Brighter Than the Sun (KGI, #11) by Maya Banks Crazy Love You by Lisa Unger Death of a Gentle Lady (Hamish Macbeth, #23) by M.C. Beaton The Magnolia Story by Chip Gaines Catch Me (Detective D.D. Warren, #6) by Lisa Gardner Addition by Toni Jordan Riveted (Saints of Denver, #3) by Jay Crownover A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic, #1) by V.E. Schwab Honor (The Breaking Point, #1) by Jay Crownover Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4) by J.K. Rowling One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey The Secret Sister (Fairham Island, #1) by Brenda Novak Incandescent (Knights Rebels MC, #1) by River Savage Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1) by Stephanie Perkins Animal Farm / 1984 by George Orwell A Dance to the Music of Time 1st Movement (A Dance to the Music of Time, #1-3) by Anthony Powell A Kiss at Midnight (Fairy Tales, #1) by Eloisa James Every Little Thing (Hart's Boardwalk, #2) by Samantha Young Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty The Ice Beneath Her by Camilla Grebe What She Knew (Jim Clemo #1) by Gilly Macmillan The Empty Glass by J.I. Baker The Princess and the Peer (The Princess Brides, #1) by Tracy Anne Warren My Story by Marilyn Monroe Fragments Poems, Intimate Notes, Letters by Marilyn Monroe The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood Youth by Joseph Conrad Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris The Art of Choosing by Sheena Iyengar The Winter Sea (Slains, #1) by Susanna Kearsley Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks The Lifecycle of Software Objects by Ted Chiang Dark Witch (The Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy, #1) by Nora Roberts

Side reads:
1. Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, #2) by Stephanie Perkins
Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, #2) by Stephanie Perkins
2. Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss, #3) by Stephanie Perkins
Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss, #3) by Stephanie Perkins
3. The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle #1) by Maggie Stiefvater
The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater
4. Claimed (Outlaws, #1) by Elle Kennedy
Claimed (Outlaws, #1) by Elle Kennedy
5. When She Woke by Hillary Jordan
When She Woke by Hillary Jordan
6. Addicted (Outlaws, #2) by Elle Kennedy
Addicted (Outlaws, #2) by Elle Kennedy
7. Max (Cold Fury Hockey #6) by Sawyer Bennett
Max (Cold Fury Hockey, #6) by Sawyer Bennett
8. Her Highness and the Highlander (The Princess Brides, #2)
Her Highness and the Highlander (The Princess Brides, #2) by Tracy Anne Warren
9. Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe by Anthony Summers
Goddess The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe by Anthony Summers
10. The Trouble with Princesses (The Princess Brides #3) by Tracy Anne Warren
The Trouble with Princesses (The Princess Brides, #3) by Tracy Anne Warren
11. The Bassoon King by Rainn Wilson
The Bassoon King My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy by Rainn Wilson
12. The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld by Jamie Bartlett
The Dark Net Inside the Digital Underworld by Jamie Bartlett


message 2: by Stacy (new)

Stacy (booksrgr8) | 16 comments I have finished this challenge early and read an extra book for one of the challenges. I enjoyed doing this challenge and look forward to completing the one next year.


message 3: by Kelly (new)

Kelly Audiogirl.booking.it (audiogirlbookingit) | 488 comments Nice job! What were your favorites of the year?


message 4: by Zaz (new)

Zaz | 3034 comments Congrats :)


message 5: by Stacy (new)

Stacy (booksrgr8) | 16 comments Kelly wrote: "Nice job! What were your favorites of the year?"
Animal Farm and The Handmaid's Tale
I was surprised it took me so long to read these.


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