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message 1: by Clare (last edited Jan 06, 2018 04:22PM) (new)

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1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title


2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list


3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards (link)


4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth (in title, cover, content, setting, author...)


5. A book about or inspired by real events


6. A book originally written in a language other than English


7. A gothic novel


8. An "own voices" book*


9. A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood,
etc)


10. An author's debut book (their first book to be published)


11. A literary fiction


12. A book set in Africa or South America


13. A book with a plot centered around a secret (forbidden love, spies, secret societies, etc)


14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire


15. A book with an unique format/writing structure


16. A narrative nonfiction


17. A book you expect to make you laugh


18. A book with a location in the title


19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author (books & authors)


20. A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends


21. A book written in first person perspective


22. A book you have high expectations or hope for


23. A medical or legal thriller


24. A book with a map


25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of view


26. A book with a text only cover


27. A book about surviving a hardship (war, famine, major disasters, serious illness, etc)


28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water
Into the Water by Paula Hawkins


29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench)


30. A short book


31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to


32. An alternate history book


33. A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word "born" in the same year as you (link) AIDS


34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn't win but was polarizing or a close-call (link)


35. A book featuring a murder
The Body in the Library (Miss Marple #3) by Agatha Christie 06/01

36. A book published in the last 3 years (2016, 2017, 2018) by an author you haven't read before


37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee (link1, link2)


38. A science book or a science fiction book


39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title


40. A book from Amazon's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime list (link)


41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials


42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwater


43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence


44. A ghost story


45. A book that intimidates/ scares you


46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air


47. A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own


48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth)


49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists (link)


50. A book with a warm atmosphere (centered on family, friendship, love or summer)


51. An award-winning short story or short story collection


52. A book published in 2018




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message 2: by Clare (last edited Jan 03, 2018 03:23PM) (new)

Clare (-clare-) | 106 comments Options & Ideas

1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini The Book Lovers' Appreciation Society by Cecelia Ahern Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris The Last Letter from Your Lover by Jojo Moyes Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by James Thurber Hypothermia (Inspector Erlendur #8) by Arnaldur Indriðason Five Days Left by Julie Lawson Timmer Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1) by Elizabeth Wein

2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list


3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards (link)


4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth (in title, cover, content, setting, author...)
Sand (Sand, #1-5) by Hugh Howey

5. A book about or inspired by real events


6. A book originally written in a language other than English


7. A gothic novel


8. An "own voices" book*


9. A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood,
etc)
Water-Blue Eyes by Domingo Villar The Bones of You by Debbie Howells

10. An author's debut book (their first book to be published)


11. A literary fiction


12. A book set in Africa or South America


13. A book with a plot centered around a secret (forbidden love, spies, secret societies, etc)


14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire
Nicholas Sparks

15. A book with an unique format/writing structure


16. A narrative nonfiction
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

17. A book you expect to make you laugh


18. A book with a location in the title


19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author (books & authors)
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1) by Elizabeth Wein The Expats by Chris Pavone

20. A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends


21. A book written in first person perspective


22. A book you have high expectations or hope for


23. A medical or legal thriller


24. A book with a map


25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of view


26. A book with a text only cover
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick One Plus One by Jojo Moyes The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes After You (Me Before You, #2) by Jojo Moyes B is for Burglar (Kinsey Millhone, #2) by Sue Grafton Outrage (Inspector Erlendur #9) by Arnaldur Indriðason Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

27. A book about surviving a hardship (war, famine, major disasters, serious illness, etc)
The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman

28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water
The Silence of the Rain by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan Water-Blue Eyes by Domingo Villar A Long Walk to Water Based on a True Story by Linda Sue Park Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench)


30. A short book


31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to


32. An alternate history book


33. A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word "born" in the same year as you (link) AIDS
My Life After Now by Jessica Verdi Fade to Black by Alex Flinn Positively by Courtney Sheinmel


34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn't win but was polarizing or a close-call (link)


35. A book featuring a murder


36. A book published in the last 3 years (2016, 2017, 2018) by an author you haven't read before


37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee (link1, link2)
The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O'Neill Girl at War by Sara Nović Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

38. A science book or a science fiction book


39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick Who is Mr Satoshi? by Jonathan Lee No! I Don't Want to Join a Book Club Diary of a Sixtieth Year by Virginia Ironside


40. A book from Amazon's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime list (link)
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris


41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials
Hugh Howey
Shift (Shift, #1-3; Silo, #2) by Hugh Howey Sand (Sand, #1-5) by Hugh Howey Half Way Home by Hugh Howey

42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwater


43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence


44. A ghost story


45. A book that intimidates/ scares you


46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air
The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #1) by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

47. A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own


48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth)


49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists (link)
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green Packing for Mars The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1) by Beth Revis Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon The Boy in the Suitcase (Nina Borg, #1) by Lene Kaaberbøl The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson You (You, #1) by Caroline Kepnes All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven The Day We Met by Rowan Coleman More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera Paperweight by Meg Haston The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas


50. A book with a warm atmosphere (centered on family, friendship, love or summer)


51. An award-winning short story or short story collection


52. A book published in 2018




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message 3: by Clare (new)

Clare (-clare-) | 106 comments Possibles for week 34

- A book with a fruit or a vegetable in the title
- A book that takes place over the course of one day
- A book with an elderly person as a main character
- A book set in a place related to showbiz (i.e. theater, circus, movies, etc)
- A book from Goodreads Top 100 Children's Books
- A book that is part of a series of 5 or more books
- A classic everybody has read except you
- A true crime novel
- A book with a title that is four letters or less in length (not including subtitles, punctuation, etc)
- A book you chose by playing MASH (book edition) (Set categories, play MASH & read a book that fits the winning categories)
- A book with less than 2018 ratings


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