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Jean Cole (joc724) | 328 comments 1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone
2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list
In the Woods by Tana French
3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth
The Valley of Horses (Earth's Children) by Jean M. Auel
5. A book about or inspired by real events
Inflection Point by Traci Medford-Rosow
6. A book originally written in a language other than English
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
7. A gothic novel
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
8. An "own voices" book
Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
9. A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood, etc)
The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh
10. An author's debut book (their first book to be published)
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
11. A literary fiction
The Golden House by Salman Rushdie
12. A book set in Africa or South America
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
13. A book with a plot centered around a secret (forbidden love, spies, secret societies, etc)
The Secret History by Donna Tartt
14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire
The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve
15. A book with an unique format/writing structure
A Brief History of Montmaray by Michelle Cooper
16. A narrative nonfiction
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
17. A book you expect to make you laugh
Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen
18. A book with a location in the title
Gap Creek by Robert Morgan
19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author (books & authors)
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
20. A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends
Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
21. A book written in first person perspective
House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
22. A book you have high expectations or hope for
Glass Houses by Louise Penny
23. A medical or legal thriller
The List by Steve Martini
24. A book with a map
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of view
The Collector by John Fowles
26. A book with a text only cover
All Things Cease to Appear by Elizabeth Brundage by Elizabeth Brundage
27. A book about surviving a hardship (war, famine, major disasters, serious illness, etc)
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water
Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench)
N is for Noose (Kinsey Millhone, #14) by Sue Grafton by Sue Grafton
30. A short book
A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde
31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to
Season of Storms by Susanna Kearsley
32. An alternate history book
The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
33. A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word "born" in the same year as you
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson (psychedelic)
34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn't win but was polarizing or a close-call
The Night Circus (theater, circus or music) by Erin Morgenstern
35. A book featuring a murder
Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
36. A book published in the last 3 years (2016, 2017, 2018) by an author you haven't read before
Tornado Weather by Deborah Elaine Kennedy
37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee
Barkskins by Annie Proulx
38. A science book or a science fiction book
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title
When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson
40. A book from Amazon's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime listOf Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham
41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials
The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry
42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwater
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence
My Name Is Resolute by Nancy E. Turner
44. A ghost story
Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
45. A book that intimidates/ scares you
The Fireman by Joe Hill
46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air
In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
47. A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth)
Envy by Sandra Brown
49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists
Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood
50. A book with a warm atmosphere (centered on family, friendship, love or summer)
The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
51. An award-winning short story or short story collection
TBD by Edgar Allan Poe
52. A book published in 2018

message 2: by Lizzy (new)

Lizzy | 730 comments I haven’t read it for years, but have fond memories of “The Bean Trees”. I hope you enjoy!

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Jean Cole (joc724) | 328 comments Lizzy wrote: "I haven’t read it for years, but have fond memories of “The Bean Trees”. I hope you enjoy!"
The first and only Kingsolver book I have read is The Poisonwood Bible which I really enjoyed. I have a couple of others on my TBR so was glad to fill a category with one of hers.

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