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Katherine Decker | 22 comments ATY 2018
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1. A, T & Y in the title: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: 1/19/18 - 5 stars
2. In first 10 books on TBR list: A Life in Time and Space: The Biography of David Tennant
3. 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards:All the Crooked Saints: 1/7/18 - 4 stars
4. 4 elements Book #1 Earth: Breath of Earth
5. Inspired by real events: Molly’s Game: From Hollywood’s Elite to Wall Street’s Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker
6. Originally written in a language other than English: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
7. Gothic novel: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
8. "Own voices" book*: Six of Crows
9. Body part in the title: City of Bones
10. Author's debut book: Arsenic with Austen
11. Literary fiction: The Little Paris Bookshop
12. Set in Africa or South America: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
13. Plot centered around a secret: Angels & Demons
14. 4 elements: Book #2 Fire:
15. Unique format/writing structure:
16. Narrative nonfiction:
17. Expect to make you laugh:
18. Location in the title:
19. Nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author:
20. Rated 5 stars by at least one friend:
21. Written in first person perspective:
22. Have high expectations or hope for:
23. Medical or legal thriller;
24. With a map:
25. With an antagonist/villain point of view:
26. Text only cover:
27. Surviving a hardship:
28. 4 elements Book #3 Water:
29. "Clue" weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench):
30. Short book:
31. Set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to:
32. Alternate history book:
33. Connected (title, cover, content) to a word "born" in the same year as you:
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


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Katherine Decker | 22 comments I'm not planning on reading strictly in order, but at least no more than a few weeks ahead/behind.


message 3: by Katherine (new)

Katherine Decker | 22 comments First book done!
All the Crooked Saints was an interesting read. At times it was a tad confusing, but for the most part it was a fun and enjoyable read. The happiness of miracles will be balanced by the darkness of demons until characters figure out how to handle it all.


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