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message 1: by Tamula (last edited May 05, 2018 02:38PM) (new)

Tamula | 50 comments Here is my current plan. I've left some blank so that I can add books I am interested in as I go.

1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
The Year of Living Danishly: My Twelve Months Unearthing the Secrets of the World's Happiest Country -- finished

2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list
Honeymoon in Purdah: An Iranian Journey -- finished

3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards
Little Fires Everywhere -- finished

4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth
The Fifth Season -- finished

5. A book about or inspired by real events
We Two: Victoria and Albert: Rulers, Partners, Rivals -- finished

6. A book originally written in a language other than English
To Siberia -- finished

7. A gothic novel
The Thirteenth Tale -- finished

8. An "own voices" book*
When I Was Puerto Rican -- finished

9. A book with a body part in the title
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table -- finished

10. An author's debut book
Prisoner of Night and Fog -- finished

11. A literary fiction Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk -- finished

12. A book set in Africa or South America
Stay with Me -- finished

13. A book with a plot centered around a secret
Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke -- finished

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

15. A book with an unique format/writing structure
The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write -- finished

16. A narrative nonfiction
Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science

17. A book you expect to make you laugh
Fangirl

18. A book with a location in the title
North River

19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author
Code Name Verity -- finished

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

21. A book written in first person perspective
The Hate U Give

22. A book you have high expectations or hope for A Land of Permanent Goodbyes

23. A medical or legal thriller

24. A book with a map
The Well of Ascension

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

26. A book with a text only cover
Warcross -- finished

27. A book about surviving a hardship
You Bring the Distant Near --finished

28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water
H2O

29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title
Graceling

30. A short book
Down Among the Sticks and Bones

31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

32. An alternate history book
Blood for Blood

33. A book connected to a word "born" in the same year as you
A Man Called Ove -- finished

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

35. A book featuring a murder
March Violets

36. A book published in the last 3 years by an author you haven't read before
These Violent Delights

37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee
Do Not Say We Have Nothing

38. A science book or a science fiction book
What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained

39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title
Mr. Churchill's Secretary

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

41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials
The Sea of Monsters

42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwater The Sea of Monsters

43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence
Scarlett Epstein Hates It Here

44. A ghost story
The Woman in White

45. A book that intimidates/ scares you
The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution

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

47. A book where the main character is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own
Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World

48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins A Conspiracy of Stars -- finished

49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists
--long list of possibilities for this one

50. A book with a warm atmosphere
Ramona Blue -- finished

51. An award-winning short story or short story collection
The World of the Short Story: A Twentieth Century Collection

52. A book published in 2018


message 2: by Tracy, Constellation Mod (new)

Tracy (tracyisreading) | 2542 comments Mod
Yay!! You got your book links figured out 😀


message 3: by Tamula (new)

Tamula | 50 comments Tracy wrote: "Yay!! You got your book links figured out 😀"

Thanks for your help, Tracy. I just can't used the app on my phone to create the links.


message 4: by Sabrina (new)

Sabrina | 390 comments I've got code name verity on my list too! very excited for that one :)


message 5: by Tamula (new)

Tamula | 50 comments Sabrina wrote: "I've got code name verity on my list too! very excited for that one :)"

I heard that the audiobook for that one is good as well.


message 6: by Tamula (new)

Tamula | 50 comments Making pretty good progress and have read some great books. Favorites so far are The Thirteenth Tale, Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk, and Jeweled Fire.


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