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Heidi | 7 comments Not reading in order, planning some to reads in advance but leaving spaces open for discoveries along the way!

The 2018 List

1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
Japani pintaa syvemmältä Muutakin kuin sake, sushi ja samurait by Raisa Porrasmaa Raisa Porrasmaa Japani pintaa syvemmältä: Muutakin kuin sake, sushi ja samurait
2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list
Eläinten salattu elämä luonnon asukkaiden ja lemmikkien sielunelämästä by Peter Wohlleben Peter Wohlleben The Inner Life of Animals: Surprising Observations of a Hidden World
3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards
The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy, #1) by Katherine Arden Katherine Arden The Bear and the Nightingale
4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth (in title, cover, content, setting, author...)
Dyyni - Kolmas osa Profeetta by Frank Herbert Frank Herbert Dyyni - Kolmas osa: Profeetta
5. A book about or inspired by real events
Nightwish - We Were Here by Timo Isoaho Timo Isoaho Nightwish - We Were Here
6. A book originally written in a language other than English
Kivitasku by Anni Kytömäki Anni Kytömäki Kivitasku
7. A gothic novel
The Magic Toyshop by Angela Carter Angela Carter The Magic Toyshop
8. An "own voices" book
Imago (Xenogenesis, #3) by Octavia E. Butler Octavia E. Butler Imago
9. A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood, etc)
A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge Frances Hardinge A Skinful of Shadows
10. An author's debut book (their first book to be published)
Joutavuuksien jumala by Arundhati Roy Arundhati Roy The God of Small Things
11. A literary fiction
Haudattu jättiläinen by Kazuo Ishiguro Kazuo Ishiguro The Buried Giant
12. A book set in Africa or South America
Vihreä talo by Mario Vargas Llosa Mario Vargas Llosa The Green House
13. A book with a plot centered around a secret (forbidden love, spies, secret societies, etc)
The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton Kate Morton The Forgotten Garden
14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire (House on fire on the cover)
A Sally Lockhart Mystery 2 The Shadow in the North by Philip Pullman Philip Pullman A Sally Lockhart Mystery 2: The Shadow in the North
15. A book with an unique format/writing structure
The Princess Bride by William Goldman William Goldman The Princess Bride
16. A narrative nonfiction
Asioita jotka saavat sydämen lyömään nopeammin by Mia Kankimäki Mia Kankimäki Asioita jotka saavat sydämen lyömään nopeammin
17. A book you expect to make you laugh
Melkein geisha hurmaava ja hullu Japani by Minna Eväsoja Minna Eväsoja Melkein geisha: hurmaava ja hullu Japani
18. A book with a location in the title
Walden by Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau Walden
19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author
Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier Daphne du Maurier Jamaica Inn
20. A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends
Maresi (Krönikor från Röda Klostret #1) by Maria Turtschaninoff Maria Turtschaninoff Maresi
21. A book written in first person perspective
Adulthood Rites (Xenogenesis, #2) by Octavia E. Butler Octavia E. Butler Adulthood Rites
22. A book you have high expectations or hope for
Nights at the Circus by Angela Carter Angela Carter Nights at the Circus
23. (A medical or legal thriller) Wild Card
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert Gustave Flaubert Madame Bovary
24. A book with a map
Maailmanloppu ja ihmemaa by Haruki Murakami Haruki Murakami Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of view
Forest of a Thousand Lanterns (Rise of the Empress, #1) by Julie C. Dao Julie C. Dao Forest of a Thousand Lanterns
26. A book with a text only cover
No Is Not Enough Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need by Naomi Klein Naomi Klein No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need
27. A book about surviving a hardship (war, famine, major disasters, serious illness, etc)
The Year of the Flood (MaddAddam, #2) by Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood The Year of the Flood
28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water
Ocean Worlds The Story of Seas on Earth and Other Planets by Jan Zalasiewicz Jan Zalasiewicz Ocean Worlds: The Story of Seas on Earth and Other Planets
29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench) Revolver on the cover
A Sally Lockhart Mystery 3 The Tiger in the Well by Philip Pullman Philip Pullman A Sally Lockhart Mystery 3: The Tiger in the Well
30. A short book
Kissavieras by Takashi Hiraide Takashi Hiraide The Guest Cat
31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to (Japan)
Sensein salkku by Hiromi Kawakami Hiromi Kawakami Strange Weather in Tokyo
32. An alternate history book
Cold Magic (Spiritwalker, #1) by Kate Elliott Kate Elliott Cold Magic
33. A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word "born" in the same year as you
Year: 1989, word: hominin
Lone Survivors How We Came to Be the Only Humans on Earth by Chris Stringer Chris Stringer Lone Survivors: How We Came to Be the Only Humans on Earth
34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn't win but was polarizing or a close-call: A book about mental illness
The Vegetarian by Han Kang Han Kang The Vegetarian
35. A book featuring a murder
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger Gail Carriger Soulless
36. A book published in the last 3 years (2016, 2017, 2018) by an author you haven't read before
Replica Lyra / Gemma by Lauren Oliver Lauren Oliver Replica: Lyra / Gemma
37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee
The Power by Naomi Alderman Naomi Alderman The Power
38. A science book or a science fiction book
The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin The Dispossessed
39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1) by Ransom Riggs Ransom Riggs Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
40. A book from Amazon's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime list
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton Edith Wharton The Age of Innocence
41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials
The Tin Princess (Sally Lockhart, #4) by Philip Pullman Philip Pullman The Tin Princess
42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwater
The Surface Breaks by Louise O'Neill Louise O'Neill The Surface Breaks
43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence
Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd (Flavia de Luce, #8) by Alan Bradley Alan Bradley Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd
44. A ghost story
The Empty Grave (Lockwood & Co., #5) by Jonathan Stroud Jonathan Stroud The Empty Grave
45. A book that intimidates/ scares you
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy Leo Tolstoy Anna Karenina
46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air
Tuulen maa by Hanna Tuuri Hanna Tuuri Tuulen maa (title = The Land of Wind)
47. A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own
Pidä huolta äidistä by Kyung-Sook Shin Kyung-Sook Shin Please Look After Mom
48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth)
The Iliad by Homer Homer The Iliad (wrath)
49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Erin Morgenstern The Night Circus
50. A book with a warm atmosphere (centered on family, friendship, love or summer)
Ikigai The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life by Hector Garcia Puigcerver Hector Garcia Puigcerver Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life
51. An award-winning short story or short story collection
Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto Banana Yoshimoto Kitchen
52. A book published in 2018
The Grave's a Fine and Private Place (Flavia de Luce, #9) by Alan Bradley Alan Bradley The Grave's a Fine and Private Place


2018 Reading Goals

Read 28,000 pages: 21,660/28,000
Read thirteen non-fiction books: 13/13 (completed outside of ATY)
Read 12 classics (published at least 50 years ago): 12/12
Read books from five new countries: 3/5
Read two doorstops (>750 pages): 1/2

Minimum 50% of 2018 reading by female authors: 58% (30/52)
Minimum 20% of 2018 reading from non US/UK authors: 40% (21/52)


message 2: by Michele (new)


message 3: by Heidi (new)

Heidi | 7 comments Michele wrote: "Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children tämä oli todella hyvä!"

On pitänyt lukea tuo jo kauan, joten odotan innolla!


message 4: by Heidi (new)

Heidi | 7 comments COMPLETED! Word count and reading around the world challenge goals not quite reached, but I'm happy with my reading year!


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Kelly Audiogirl.booking.it (audiogirlbookingit) | 488 comments Nice job!!


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