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message 1: by Carolyn (last edited Nov 11, 2018 12:15PM) (new)

Carolyn whitney (carawhitney) | 11 comments My goal this year is to read mostly books that I have on my physical TBR.

✔1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title- All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

✔2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list- Seeing Redd

✔3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards- Strange the Dreamer

✔4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth- Walk on Earth a Stranger

✔5. A book about or inspired by real events- Murder on the Orient Express

6. A book originally written in a language other than English- Beartown

7. A gothic novel- The Haunting of Hill House

✔8. An "own voices" book-Children of Blood and Bone

✔9. A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood, etc)- Thunderhead

✔10. An author's debut book (their first book to be published)- Something in the Water

11.A literary fiction- All the Light We Cannot See

12.A book set in Africa or South America- The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

✔13. A book with a plot centered around a secret (forbidden love, spies, secret societies, etc)- Scythe

✔14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire -Bright We Burn

15.A book with an unique format/writing structure- Obsidio

16.A narrative nonfiction- The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

✔17. A book you expect to make you laugh- Scream All Night

✔18.A book with a location in the title- The Darkest Part of the Forest

19.book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author (books & authors)- Code Name Verity

✔20.A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends -Truly Devious

✔21. A book written in first person perspective- The Book Thief

✔22.A book you have high expectations or hope for- The Cruel Prince

23.A medical or legal thriller- The Andromeda Strain

✔24. A book with a map- Snow Like Ashes

✔25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of view- Vicious

26. A book with a text only cover-Dark Eden

✔27.A book about surviving a hardship (war, famine, major disasters, serious illness, etc)-The Book Thief

✔28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water- Stillhouse Lake

✔29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench)- The Hazel Wood

30. A short book- The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic

✔31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to - I See You

32. An alternate history book - Wolf by Wolf

33.A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word "born" in the same year as you - The Girl in 6E

✔34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn't win but was polarizing or a close-call- (A book set in a place related to showbiz (i.e. theater, circus, movies, etc) )- Legendary

✔35. A book featuring a murder-The Outsider

✔36. A book published in the last 3 years (2016, 2017, 2018) by an author you haven't read before- The Couple Next Door

37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee - Burial Rites

✔38. A science book or a science fiction book- Pitch Dark

39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title- The Crown's Game

40. A book from Amazon's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime list- Red Rising

✔41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials - All the Missing Girls

✔42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwater- The Woman in Cabin 10

✔43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence- The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue

✔44. A ghost story- The Wicked Deep

✔45. A book that intimidates/ scares you- Kingdom of Ash

46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air - The Shadow of the Wind

✔47. A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own - Undead Girl Gang

✔48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth)- The Woman in the Window

✔49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists - Final Girls

✔50. A book with a warm atmosphere (centered on family, friendship, love or summer)- The Hate U Give

51. An award-winning short story or short story collection-

✔52. A book published in 2018- The Last Time I Lied


message 2: by Lizzy (new)

Lizzy | 730 comments Last time I read the Odyssey was in Latin class in high school. It was hard to get through then, but I’ll be curious to see how you like it.:)


message 3: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie (scharle4) | 94 comments The Sun is Also a Star is such a great book! Happy Reading :)


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