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Margaret | 3 comments The 2018 List
Finished 6 of 52

1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title -- The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love
2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list -- H is for Hawk
√3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards (link) -- The Ethan I Was Before
4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth (in title, cover, content, setting, author...) — Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat
5. A book about or inspired by real events — The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
√6. A book originally written in a language other than English — Jar City 2/1
7. A gothic novel
8. An "own voices" book*
9. A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood, etc) -- Bone: The Complete Edition
√10. An author's debut book (their first book to be published) The Book of Speculation 2/19 audiobook
11. A literary fiction — The Portable Veblen
12. A book set in Africa or South America
13. A book with a plot centered around a secret (forbidden love, spies, secret societies, etc) — The Riverman
14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire
√15. A book with an unique format/writing structureGriffin and Sabine 1/3
16. A narrative nonfiction — The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
17. A book you expect to make you laugh -- The Tower, The Zoo, and The Tortoise
18. A book with a location in the title — Minik: The New York Eskimo: An Arctic Explorer, a Museum, and the Betrayal of the Inuit People
19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author (books & authors) — House of Storm
√20. A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friendsMrs. Fletcher 3/8
21. A book written in first person perspective — One Writer's Beginnings
22. A book you have high expectations or hope for — The Buried Giant
23. A medical or legal thriller
24. A book with a map — Poland
25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of view — Six of Crows
26. A book with a text only cover — Exit West
√27. A book about surviving a hardship (war, famine, major disasters, serious illness, etc) Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine — 1/9 (audiobook)
28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water — Stiltsville
29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench) Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
30. A short book — The Brilliant History of Color in Art
31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to — The Assiduous Quest of Tobias Hopkins: The Complete Novel
32. An alternate history book — The Irresistible Henry House
33. A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word "born" in the same year as you (link) — the word is “Appalachian” Fair and Tender Ladies
34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn't win but was polarizing or a close-call (link) — It's All Greek to Me
35. A book featuring a murder— Coyote Alibi
36. A book published in the last 3 years (2016, 2017, 2018) by an author you haven't read before — Hello, Universe
37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee (link1, link2)
38. A science book or a science fiction book — Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
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) — The Book Thief
41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials — Pomegranate Soup
42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwater — Mississippi Solo: A River Quest
43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence --
44. A ghost story — The Graveyard Book
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 — Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation into Space
48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth) -- Sinking the Sultana: A Civil War Story of Imprisonment, Greed, and a Doomed Journey Home
49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists — The Sound of Gravel
50. A book with a warm atmosphere (centered on family, friendship, love or summer)
51. An award-winning short story or short story collection — What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky
52. A book published in 2018 — Heart Berries: A Memoir


message 2: by eleen ✨ (new)

eleen ✨ (eleenbeans) | 75 comments I just read Seven Brief Lessons on Physics for #30 and really liked it; hope you enjoy it too! Good luck with your reading :-)


message 3: by Margaret (new)

Margaret | 3 comments Eleen wrote: "I just read Seven Brief Lessons on Physics for #30 and really liked it; hope you enjoy it too! Good luck with your reading :-)"

Thank you! I’m looking forward to that one. My husband read it and recommended it to me.


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