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message 1: by Shannon (last edited Jul 10, 2017 02:42PM) (new)

Shannon (shankb) The 2017 List

1. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016
Truly Madly Guilty

2. A book with at least 2 perspectives (multiple points of view)
Never Never

3. A book you meant to read in 2016
The Next Always

4. A title that doesn't contain the letter "E"
The Radium Girls

5. A historical fiction
Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere

6. A book being released as a movie in 2017
The Mountain Between Us

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
Tears of the Silenced

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

16. A mystery

17. A book with illustrations

18. A really long book (600+ pages)

19. A New York Times best-seller
The Handmaid's Tale

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
The Winter Lodge

22. A book by an author you haven't read before
The Marriage Lie

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

24. A book written by at least two authors
Never Never: Part Two

25. A book about a famous historical figure
Typhoid Mary: An Urban Historical

26. An adventure book

27. A book by one of your favorite authors
What Alice Forgot

28. A non-fiction
Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner

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
Thirteen Reasons Why

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

32. A book with a long title (5+ words, excluding subtitle)
The House We Grew Up In

33. A magical realism novel
The Library at Mount Char

34. A book set in or by an author from the Southern Hemisphere
An Island to Oneself: The Story of Six Years on a Desert Island

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

36. A Hugo Award winner or nominee
This will be a tricky one for me. Not a huge fan of this genre.

37. A book you choose randomly
The House on Willow Street - currently reading

38. A novel inspired by a work of classic literature

39. An epistolary fiction
One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey

40. A book published in 2017
Silent Child

41. A book with an unreliable narrator

42. A best book of the 21st century
God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

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

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

45. A book with a one-word title
Forbidden

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
Breakfast at Tiffany's

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

52. A book set in a fictional location
Summer at Willow Lake


message 2: by Sophie (new)

Sophie (sawphie) | 2920 comments I read Flowers for Algernon for the Hugo Award and loved it! It's a great way to read sci-fi, without it being really sci-fi ;)


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