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message 1: by The Book Girl (last edited Dec 27, 2017 08:39PM) (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 3 comments The 2018 List

1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
- The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

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

-Tell the Wolves I'm Home

3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards-
-The Sun and Her Flowers
- Beyond the Bright Sea
- Young Jane Young

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

5. A book about or inspired by real events
- The Romanovs: 1613-1918
- The Other Einstein
- Audition: A Memoir
- Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books

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

7. A gothic novel
- The Picture of Dorian Gray
- The Woman in White

8. An "own voices" book
- Reservation Blues
- The Color Purple
- The House on Mango Street

9. A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood, etc)
- Earned in Blood: My Journey from Old-Breed Marine to the Most Dangerous Job in America

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

11. A literary fiction
-A Prayer for Owen Meany

12. A book set in Africa or South America
- The Story of an African Farm

13. A book with a plot centered around a secret (forbidden love, spies, secret societies, etc)
- The Rabbit Back Literature Society

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

15. A book with an unique format/writing structure
- The Lover's Dictionary

16. A narrative nonfiction


17. A book you expect to make you laugh
- How to Fall in Love with Anyone: A Memoir in Essays

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
- Redshirts

23. A medical or legal thriller

24. A book with a map
- The Last Wild

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

26. A book with a text only cover
- Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement

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

29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench)
- The Setup: A True Story of Dirty Cops, Soccer Moms, and Reality TV

30. A short book
-We Should All Be Feminists

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)

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
- Murder on the Orient Express

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

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

38. A science book or a science fiction book
- Expedition To Earth
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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
-Ask Me How I Got Here


44. A ghost story

45. A book that intimidates/ scares you
- Henry V

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
- Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man's Education

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


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)'
- Ten Things We Did

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


52. A book published in 2018
- Check Me Out

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Key-
* = Currently Reading
Bold= Book I read
^= DNF'ed
strike text= book I decided against
💕 = a book I loved
🕒 = a book I actually read in the week I was supposed to


message 2: by The Book Girl (last edited Jan 04, 2018 02:18PM) (new)

The Book Girl (thebookishgirl) | 3 comments Task: Week 1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
Book: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Date Read: Jan 1-January 4th 2018
Rating: 4.5 Stars
How it fits: the letters A, T & Y are all in the word LiTerArY in the title


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