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message 1: by Hannah (last edited Dec 06, 2018 08:50AM) (new)

Hannah | 15 comments So this is my first ever reading challenge as I am brand new to this group and Goodreads, anyway New Year, New Challenge.

The 2018 List

1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick - COMPLETE

2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list
The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory

3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards
The Girl Before by JP Delaney - COMPLETE

4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth (in title, cover, content, setting, author...)
Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy - COMPLETE

5. A book about or inspired by real events
Crown of Blood by Nicola Tallis - COMPLETE

6. A book originally written in a language other than English
Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - COMPLETE

7. A gothic novel
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte - COMPLETE

8. An "own voices" book*
The Sun is also a Star by Nicola Yoon - COMPLETE

9. A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood, etc)
The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter - COMPLETE

10. An author's debut book (their first book to be published)
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini - COMPLETE

11. A literary fiction
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki - COMPLETE

12. A book set in Africa or South America
Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - COMPLETE

13. A book with a plot centered around a secret (forbidden love, spies, secret societies, etc)
These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly - COMPLETE

14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire
Into the Fire by Manda Scott - COMPLETE

15. A book with an unique format/writing structure
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov - COMPLETE

16. A narrative nonfiction
Straight Outta Crawley by Romesh Ranganathan - COMPLETE

17. A book you expect to make you laugh
Cheer Up Love by Susan Calman - COMPLETE

18. A book with a location in the title
Moon over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch - COMPLETE

19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author
The Wicked Boy by Kate Summerscale - COMPLETE

20. A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends
Into the Water by Paula Hawkins - COMPLETE

21. A book written in first person perspective
The Friend by Dorothy Koomson - COMPLETE

22. A book you have high expectations or hope for
Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor - COMPLETE

23. A medical or legal thriller
Sycamore Row by John Grisham - COMPLETE

24. A book with a map
Lyra's Oxford by Philip Pullman - COMPLETE

25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of view
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys - COMPLETE

26. A book with a text only cover
NW by Zadie Smith - COMPLETE

27. A book about surviving a hardship (war, famine, major disasters, serious illness, etc)
All the Light we Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water
Shadows on the Nile by Kate Furnivall

29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench)
The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler - COMPLETE

30. A short book
The Awakening by Kate Chopin - COMPLETE

31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to
The Shortest History of Germany by James Hawes - COMPLETE

32. An alternate history book
Souless by Gail Carriger - COMPLETE

33. A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word "born" in the same year as you (Codependence)
Entwined with You by Sylvia Day - COMPLETE

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
Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith

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

37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee
The Improbability of Love by Hannah Rothschild

38. A science book or a science fiction book
How to Teach Physics to your dog by Chad Orzel

39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title
The Billionaire's Secret by JS Scott - COMPLETE

40. A book from Amazon's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime list
Brighton Rock by Graham Greene

41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials
Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare

42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwater
The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Anderson

43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

44. A ghost story
The Man in the Picture by Susan Hill - COMPLETE

45. A book that intimidates/ scares you
The Brothers Karamazov by Fydor Dostoevsky

46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

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

48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth)
Gabriel's Rapture by Sylvain Reynard

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)
A Perfect Match by Katie Fforde

51. An award-winning short story or short story collection
Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks

52. A book published in 2018
The Sentence is Death by Anthony Horowitz - COMPLETE


message 2: by Hannah (new)

Hannah | 15 comments Week One - Completed


message 3: by Emily (new)

Emily (momoftwins89) | 59 comments I planned on reading Scrappy Little Nobody for Week 17. Am I right in my assumption?


message 4: by Hannah (new)

Hannah | 15 comments Absolutely Emily, she is very funny. I laughed out loud 😃


message 5: by Emily (new)

Emily (momoftwins89) | 59 comments Awesome! Definitely looking forward to it now! I've been wanting to read it since it came out.


message 6: by Hannah (new)

Hannah | 15 comments Week Three now complete...if delayed. Week Two fail - book has been given up as it is awful.


message 7: by Hannah (new)

Hannah | 15 comments Week four - complete. Closing in on Week five.


message 8: by Hannah (new)

Hannah | 15 comments Week five - completed.


message 9: by Hannah (new)

Hannah | 15 comments Week six - completed


message 10: by Hannah (new)

Hannah | 15 comments Week 7 - completed


message 11: by Hannah (new)

Hannah | 15 comments Week 8 - completed


message 12: by Hannah (new)

Hannah | 15 comments Week 9 - postponed. Week 10 - behind :(


message 13: by Hannah (new)

Hannah | 15 comments Week 10 done. Week 11 - on track


message 14: by Hannah (new)

Hannah | 15 comments Week 11 -done


message 15: by Hannah (new)

Hannah | 15 comments Week 13 and 14 - very behind. Week 17 - completed ahead of schedule


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