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message 1: by Karen (last edited Nov 09, 2018 01:44PM) (new)

Karen The Girl Who Was Supposed to DieThe Girl Who Was Supposed to DieThe Girl Who Was Supposed to DieApril HenryI have had to cut my list down so will not be doing as many this year. If I am able I will add a higher goal. So I will not be doing the whole list. Cannot read as much for time's sake at this time.

The 2018 List :

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
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)
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)
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

message 2: by Karen (last edited Dec 04, 2018 01:58PM) (new)

Karen 1.Week #5: Book Inspired by Real Events: All Things Cease to Appear by Elizabeth Brundage Done: 1/24/18

2. Week # 6: Book Written Originally in another language: The Devil's Star by Jo Nesbø=Norwegian Done: 5/05/18

3. Week # 7: A Gothic Novel: The Distant Hours by Kate Morton Done: 4/20/18

4. Week # 9: Book with a Body Part: ( bones , blood. etc.) Boneyard by Michelle Gagnon Done: 4/06/18

5. Week# 10: Author Debut Book: The Dry by Jane Harper Done: 5/16/18

6. Week# 18: Location in Title: Arctic Chill by Arnaldur Indriðason Done: 5/06/18 (Arctic)

7. Week# 20: Book rated 5*s by a friend: The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld Done: 8/27/18

8. Week# 21 1st Person perspective: Don't Let Go by Harlan Coben Done: 6/11/18

9. Week# 25: Villain Point of View: The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris Done: 8/16/18

10. Week# 29: Book with A Weapon Or Weapon in title Cover: Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick (Gun) Done:9/26/2018

11. Week # 30: Short Book: I am not able to add the book with the "Add Book" today so I will add the book: The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die by author:April Henry|88507]

12. Week # 35: Book Featuring Murder: As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust by Alan Bradley Done: 09/18/18

13. Week # 41: Book with an Author's Same and Last Initials: Admission by Travis Thrasher (T and T) Done: 09/10/18

14. Week # 14: 1 of 7 Deadly Sins: What Angels Fear by C.S. Harris Done: 10/10/18

15: Week # 52: A Book Published in 2018: The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton Done: 11/29/18

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