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message 1: by Amy (last edited Jan 22, 2018 08:25PM) (new)

Amy Hendrickson (sallystitches31) | 27 comments The 2018 List

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1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards (link)
The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy, #1) by Katherine Arden
4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth (in title, cover, content, setting, author...)
The Long Earth (The Long Earth, #1) by Terry Pratchett
5. A book about or inspired by real events
Little House in the Big Woods (Little House, #1) by Laura Ingalls Wilder
6. A book originally written in a language other than English
The Vegetarian by Han Kang
7. A gothic novel
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
8. An "own voices" book*
The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn, #1) by Renee Ahdieh
9. A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood, etc)
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare
10. An author's debut book (their first book to be published)
Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1) by Stephanie Perkins
11. A literary fiction
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
12. A book set in Africa or South America
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
13. A book with a plot centered around a secret (forbidden love, spies, secret societies, etc)
The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire
Brain on Fire My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan
15. A book with an unique format/writing structure
Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks
16. A narrative nonfiction
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty
17. A book you expect to make you laugh
Bridget Jones's Diary (Bridget Jones, #1) by Helen Fielding
18. A book with a location in the title
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author (books & authors)
Mr. Mercedes (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #1) by Stephen King
20. A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
21. A book written in first person perspective
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
22. A book you have high expectations or hope for
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
23. A medical or legal thriller
A Time to Kill (Jake Brigance, #1) by John Grisham
24. A book with a map
Red Rising (Red Rising, #1) by Pierce Brown
25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of view
Vicious (Villains, #1) by V.E. Schwab
26. A book with a text only cover
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
27. A book about surviving a hardship (war, famine, major disasters, serious illness, etc)
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water
Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover
29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench)
As You Wish Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes
30. A short book
Persepolis The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1) by Marjane Satrapi
31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden (Japan)
32. An alternate history book
11/22/63 by Stephen King
33. A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word "born" in the same year as you (link)
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli (Netizen)
34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn't win but was polarizing or a close-call (link)
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon (- A book whose title or author's last name starts with Q, X, Y, or Z)
35. A book featuring a murder
The Devil in the White City Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson
36. A book published in the last 3 years (2016, 2017, 2018) by an author you haven't read before
The Good Daughter (The Good Daughter #1) by Karin Slaughter
37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee (link1, link2)
Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
38. A science book or a science fiction book
1984 by George Orwell
39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title
Nickel and Dimed On (Not) Getting by in America by Barbara Ehrenreich
40. A book from Amazon's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime list
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1) by Madeleine L'Engle
41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer
42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwater
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
44. A ghost story
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
45. A book that intimidates/ scares you
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin
46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air
Into Thin Air A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
47. A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth)
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (lust)
49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists (link)
The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly A Physician's First Year by Matt McCarthy
50. A book with a warm atmosphere (centered on family, friendship, love or summer)
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
51. An award-winning short story or short story collection
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
52. A book published in 2018
Pretty Girls Dancing by Kylie Brant


message 2: by Amy (last edited Jan 11, 2018 10:09PM) (new)

Amy Hendrickson (sallystitches31) | 27 comments Week 1
Jan 1-Jan 7

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

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Date Start: 1/1/18
Date Finish: 1/2/18
Rating: ★★★★★
Pages: 230
Format: Paperback
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Week 2
Jan 8-Jan 14

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

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Date Start: 1/8/18
Date Finish: 1/11/18
Rating: ★★★★★
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Week 3
Jan 15-Jan 21

3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback
The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy, #1) by Katherine Arden

Week 4
Jan 23-Jan 28

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

The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover
The Long Earth (The Long Earth, #1) by Terry Pratchett


message 3: by Amy (last edited Dec 30, 2017 08:31AM) (new)

Amy Hendrickson (sallystitches31) | 27 comments Week 5
Jan 29-Feb 4

5. A book about or inspired by real events

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 238
Format: Paperback
Little House in the Big Woods (Little House, #1) by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Week 6
Feb 5-Feb 11

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

The Vegetarian by Han Kang
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 188
Format: Paperback
The Vegetarian by Han Kang

Week 7
Feb 12-Feb 18

7. A gothic novel

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 248
Format: Paperback
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Week 8
Feb 19-Feb 25

8. An "own voices" book

The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 388
Format: Paperback
The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn, #1) by Renee Ahdieh


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Amy Hendrickson (sallystitches31) | 27 comments Week 9
Feb 26-March 4

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

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 485
Format: Paperback
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare

Week 10
March 5-March 11

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

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 372
Format: Paperback
Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1) by Stephanie Perkins

Week 11
March 12-March 18

11. A literary fiction

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 188
Format: Paperback
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Week 12
March 19-March 25

12. A book set in Africa or South America

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 546
Format: Paperback
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Week 13
March 26-April 1

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

The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback
The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty


message 5: by Amy (last edited Dec 30, 2017 08:56AM) (new)

Amy Hendrickson (sallystitches31) | 27 comments Week 14
April 2-April 8

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

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 266
Format: Paperback
Brain on Fire My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan

Week 15
April 9-April 15

15. A book with an unique format/writing structure

Go Ask Alice: A Real Diary by Beatrice Sparks
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 192
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Go Ask Alice A Real Diary by Beatrice Sparks

Week 16
April 16-April 22

16. A narrative nonfiction

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 254
Format: Hardcover
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty

Week 17
April 23-April 29

17. A book you expect to make you laugh

Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback
Bridget Jones's Diary (Bridget Jones, #1) by Helen Fielding


message 6: by Amy (last edited Dec 30, 2017 09:35AM) (new)

Amy Hendrickson (sallystitches31) | 27 comments Week 18
April 30-May 6

18. A book with a location in the title

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 276
Format: Paperback
A Walk in the Woods Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail) by Bill Bryson

Week 19
May 7-May 13

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

Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 437
Format: Paperback
Mr. Mercedes (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #1) by Stephen King

Week 20
May 14-May 20

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

The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 295
Format: Mass Market Paperback
The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Week 21
May 21-May 27 (baby due this week)

21. A book written in first person perspective

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Book Start:
Book Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 244
Format: Paperback
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

Week 22
May 28-June 3

22. A book you have high expectations or hope for

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 324
Format: Kindle
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood


message 7: by Amy (last edited Dec 30, 2017 09:52AM) (new)

Amy Hendrickson (sallystitches31) | 27 comments Week 23
June 4-June 10

23. A medical or legal thriller

A Time to Kill by John Grisham
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 515
Format: Mass Market Paperback
A Time to Kill (Jake Brigance, #1) by John Grisham

Week 24
June 11-June 17

24. A book with a map

Red Rising by Pierce Brown
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback
Red Rising (Red Rising, #1) by Pierce Brown

Week 25
June 18-June 24

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

Vicious by V.E. Schwab
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 364
Format: Paperback
Vicious (Villains, #1) by V.E. Schwab

Week 26
June 25-July 1

26. A book with a text only cover

The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 287
Format: Paperback
The Road by Cormac McCarthy


message 8: by Amy (last edited Dec 30, 2017 10:07AM) (new)

Amy Hendrickson (sallystitches31) | 27 comments Week 27
July 2-July 8

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

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 283
Format: Mass Market Paperback
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

Week 28
July 9-July 15

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

Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 324
Format: Paperback
Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover

Week 29
July 16-July 22

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

As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 259
Format: Hardcover
As You Wish Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes

Week 30
July 23-July 29

30. A short book

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 153
Format: Paperback/Graphic Novel
Persepolis The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1) by Marjane Satrapi


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Amy Hendrickson (sallystitches31) | 27 comments Week 31
July 30-August 5

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

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 512
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Week 32
August 6-August 12

32. An alternate history book

11/22/63 by Stephen King
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 849
Format: Paperback
11/22/63 by Stephen King

Week 33
August 13-August 19

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

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 303
Format: ??
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Week 34
August 20-August 26

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

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 310
Format: Paperback
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Week 35
August 27-Sept 2

35. A book featuring a murder

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 447
Format: Paperback
The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson


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Amy Hendrickson (sallystitches31) | 27 comments Week 36
Sept 3-Sept 9

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

The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 528
Format: Kindle
The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter

Week 37
Sept 10-Sept 16

37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee

Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 330
Format: Paperback
Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

Week 38
Sept 17-Sept 23

38. A science book or a science fiction book

1984 by George Orwell
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 328
Format: Mass Market Paperback
1984 by George Orwell

Week 39
Sept 24-Sept 30

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

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback
Nickel and Dimed On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich


message 11: by Amy (last edited Jan 22, 2018 08:27PM) (new)

Amy Hendrickson (sallystitches31) | 27 comments Week 40
Oct 1-Oct 7

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

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Date Start: 1/11/18
Date Finish: 1/22/18
Rating: ★★★
Pages: 247
Format: Paperback
A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet, #1) by Madeleine L'Engle

Week 41
Oct 8-Oct 14

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

Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 387
Format: Paperback
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer

Week 42
Oct 15-Oct 21

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

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
Date Start: 1/2/18
Date Finish: 1/7/18
Rating: ★★
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

Week 43
Oct 22-Oct 28

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

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 289
Format: Paperback
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou


message 12: by Amy (last edited Dec 30, 2017 11:15AM) (new)

Amy Hendrickson (sallystitches31) | 27 comments Week 44
Oct 29-Nov 4

44. A ghost story

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 182
Format: Paperback
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Week 45
Nov 5-Nov 11

45. A book that intimidates/ scares you

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 837
Format: Mass Market Paperback
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin

Week 46
Nov 12-Nov 18

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

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback
Into Thin Air A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer

Week 47
Nov 19-Nov 25

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

Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 332
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

Week 48
Nov 26-Dec 2

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

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 317
Format: Paperback
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov


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Amy Hendrickson (sallystitches31) | 27 comments Week 49
Dec 3-Dec 9

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

The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician's First Year by Matt McCarthy
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover
The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly A Physician's First Year by Matt McCarthy

Week 50
Dec 10-Dec 16

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

Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
Date Start:
Date End:
Rating:
Pages: 344
Format: Paperback
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

Week 51
Dec 17-Dec 23

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

Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 198
Format: ???
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

Week 52
Dec 24-30

52. A book published in 2018

Pretty Girls Dancing by Kylie Brant
Date Start:
Date Finish:
Rating:
Pages: 370
Format: Kindle
Pretty Girls Dancing by Kylie Brant


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