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message 1: by Jennifer (last edited Dec 30, 2018 09:40AM) (new)

Jennifer Barstad (maidenoflight) 1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title The Year of Magical Thinking
2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list A Monster Calls
3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards Big Mushy Happy Lump
4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth Blood of the Earth
5. A book about or inspired by real events The Invention of Wings
6. A book originally written in a language other than EnglishAnna Karenina
7. A gothic novelDracula
8. An "own voices" book*The Summer of the Great-Grandmother
9. A book with a body part in the title The Bone Clocks
10. An author's debut book Divergent
11. A literary fictionLife of Pi
12. A book set in Africa or South AmericaThe Underground Girls of Kabul
13. A book with a plot centered around a secret We Have Always Lived in the Castle
14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 FireThe Fire Within
15. A book with an unique format/writing structureStrategyMan vs. the Anti-Strategy Squad: Using Strategic Thinking to Defeat Bad Strategy and Save Your Plan
16. A narrative nonfictionIn Cold Blood
17. A book you expect to make you laughBig Mushy Happy Lump
18. A book with a location in the titleWinesburg, Ohio
19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author Mr. Mercedes
20. A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friendsThe Hunger Games
21. A book written in first person perspectiveGone Girl
22. A book you have high expectations or hope forAnd Now Tomorrow
23. A medical or legal thrillerOutbreak
24. A book with a mapLost Empire
25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of viewMacbeth
26. A book with a text only coverI Wrote This For You: Just the Words
27. A book about surviving a hardship The Nightingale
28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 WaterInto the Water
29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title In Cold Blood
30. A short bookThe Outsiders
31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been toIn the Woods
32. An alternate history bookJonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
33. A book connected to a word "born" in the same year as you Watchmen
34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn't win but was polarizing or a close-call Ark
35. A book featuring a murderThe Lovely Bones
36. A book published in the last 3 years by an author you haven't read beforeWhen Breath Becomes Air
37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee
38. A science book or a science fiction bookEnder's Game
39. A book with a form of punctuation in the titleWhat If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
40. A book from Amazon's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime list Alice in Wonderland
41. A book by an author with the same first and last initialsTalk of the Town
42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwaterMoby-Dick or, The Whale
43. A book with a title that is a whole sentenceWho Killed Virginia Woolf?: A Psychobiography
44. A ghost storyThe Little Stranger
45. A book that intimidates/ scares youLonesome Dove
46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 AirAirborn
47. A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your ownAmerican War
48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins Needful Things
49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists The Passage
50. A book with a warm atmosphere Heidi
51. An award-winning short story or short story collectionEverything's Eventual: 14 Dark Tales
52. A book published in 2018 Herding Cats


message 2: by Anastasia (new)

Anastasia (anastasiaharris) | 1305 comments :) Lonesome Dove is such a long book it can be scary, but it is really good.

Dracula and Anna Karenina were very good. I hope you like them both. I do suggest listening to the audio book of Anna Karenina. It was so much easier to listen to.


message 3: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer Barstad (maidenoflight) Thanks for the tip!


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