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message 1: by D.L. (new)

D.L. | 26 comments I love the idea of this challenge. I can't resist trying even though it's already June. I am going for 52 but will be happy if I complete even half of that! lol


message 2: by D.L. (last edited Jun 23, 2017 08:49PM) (new)

D.L. | 26 comments 1. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 (link)

2. A book with at least 2 perspectives (multiple points of view) The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

3. A book you meant to read in 2016

4. A title that doesn't contain the letter "E" Radiant

5. A historical fiction
6. A book being released as a movie in 2017

7. A book with an animal on the cover or in the title A Taste of Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul

8. A book written by a person of color

9. A book in the middle of your To Be Read list Milkshakes, Mermaids, and Murder

10. A dual-timeline novel
11. A category from another challenge

12. A book based on a myth The Lightning Thief

13. A book recommended by one of your favorite authors Betsy-Tacy

14. A book with a strong female character
15. A book written or set in Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland)

16. A mystery Night of the Living Deed

17. A book with illustrations A Monster Calls

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 Hidden Diary, Volume One

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

22. A book by an author you haven't read before Nightmare World

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

24. A book written by at least two authors Rachel's Tears: The Spiritual Journey of Columbine Martyr Rachel Scott

25. A book about a famous historical figure

26. An adventure book Come and Get Us

27. A book by one of your favorite authors

28. A non-fiction How to Make $1,000 Per Day Blogging Part Time: The Beginner's Guide to Starting and Making Money With a Blog

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

30. A book from Goodreads Top 100 YA Books (link)
31. A book from a sub-genre of your favorite genre

32. A book with a long title (5+ words, excluding subtitle) The Case of the 202 Clues

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 (link)

37. A book you choose randomly Twin Trouble

38. A novel inspired by a work of classic literature Darcy and Anne

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" (link)

45. A book with a one-word title Dazzling: The Diamond Trilogy, Book I

46. A time travel novel
47. A past suggestion that didn't win (link)
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) The American Lover

52. A book set in a fictional location A Fresh Start in Fairhaven


message 3: by Laura, Celestial Sphere Mod (new)

Laura | 3821 comments Mod
Welcome to the group, Daph! I saw your progress book for the book published in 2017 and am a little confused since neither book was published in 2017. Can you clarify before I update the group's bookshelf? Thanks :)


message 4: by Anastasia (new)

Anastasia (anastasiaharris) | 1348 comments A Monster Calls is a very good book. It does need a handy box of tissues though.


message 5: by D.L. (new)

D.L. | 26 comments Laura wrote: "Welcome to the group, Daph! I saw your progress book for the book published in 2017 and am a little confused since neither book was published in 2017. Can you clarify before I update the group's bo..."

I was confused I think, lol I will remedy that post.


message 6: by D.L. (new)

D.L. | 26 comments Anastasia wrote: "A Monster Calls is a very good book. It does need a handy box of tissues though."
Yes I cried through it lol


message 7: by D.L. (new)

D.L. | 26 comments 16/52 done so far!


message 8: by D.L. (new)

D.L. | 26 comments 20/52 done so far!


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