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message 1: by Lieke (last edited May 24, 2019 07:14AM) (new)

Lieke | 709 comments My read list:
38/52

1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
Slaves of the Mastery by William Nicholson

2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list
3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards

4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth (in title, cover, content, setting, author...)
Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

5. A book about or inspired by real events
6. A book originally written in a language other than English
De Scrypturist by Paul Evanby

7. A gothic novel
Verwelken by Lauren DeStefano

8. An "own voices" book
Spellbreaker by Blake Charlton

9. A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood, etc)
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

10. An author's debut book (their first book to be published)
Cirkeln by Mats Strandberg &Sara Bergmark Elfgren

11. A literary fiction
Britt-Marie var här by Fredrik Backman

12. A book set in Africa or South America
De vrouw in de blauwe mantel by Deon Meyer

13. A book with a plot centered around a secret (forbidden love, spies, secret societies, etc)
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire
Eld by Mats Strandberg

15. A book with an unique format/writing structure
The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster

16. A narrative nonfiction
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

17. A book you expect to make you laugh
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark

18. A book with a location in the title

19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author (books & authors)
De moord op Assepoester by Mary Higgins Clark

20. A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends
De Gouden Nar by Robin hobb

21. A book written in first person perspective
Het lot van de nar by Robin Hobb

22. A book you have high expectations or hope for
84 Charing Cross Road / The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street by Helene Hanff

23. A medical or legal thriller

24. A book with a map
The Tropic of Serpents by Marie Brennan

25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of view
Oproep van de Nar by Robin Hobb

26. A book with a text only cover
27. A book about surviving a hardship (war, famine, major disasters, serious illness, etc)

28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water
De Vloedvormer by Paul Evanby

29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench)
Nyckeln by Mats Strandberg

30. A short book
The Gate of the Hundred Sorrows by Rudyard Kipling

31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to

32. An alternate history book
Temeraire by Naomi Novik

33. A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word "born" in the same year as you
34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn't win but was polarizing or a close-call

35. A book featuring a murder
Medeplichtig by Nicci French

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

37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee
Waar is Bernadette? by Maria Semple

38. A science book or a science fiction book
The Host by Stephenie Meyer

39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title
Mieters! by Wim Daniëls

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

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

42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwater
Aan de rivier by Steven Herrick

43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence
Och varje morgon blir vägen hem längre och längre by Frederik Backman

44. A ghost story
Smaragdgroen by Kerstin Gier

45. A book that intimidates/ scares you

46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air
The Wind Singer by William Nicholson

47. A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own
Traitor to the Throne by Alwyn Hamilton

48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth)
Zomerhuis met zwembad by Herman Koch

49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists

50. A book with a warm atmosphere (centered on family, friendship, love or summer)
De bruiloft by Nicholas Sparks

51. An award-winning short story or short story collection
A Study in Emerald by Neil Gaiman

52. A book published in 2018
King of Ashes by Raymond E. Feist


message 2: by Lieke (last edited May 24, 2019 07:16AM) (new)

Lieke | 709 comments Other books read:

January
The Lost Plot by Genevieve Cogman
The Shadow of What Was Lost by James Islington
Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris

February
Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris
Stars Above by Marissa Meyer

March
Firesong by William Nicholson
Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris
City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
The Breakthrough by Daphne du Maurier
The Custard Heart by Dorothy Parker
As in tas by Jelle Brandt Corstius
Anna & de French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
Three Japanese Short Stories by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

April
Pogingen iets van het leven te maken: Het geheime dagboek van Hendrik Groen, 83¼ jaar by Hendrik Groen
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
The Assassin's Blade by Sarah J. Maas
Natuurlijk by Jan Terlouw
Lola & de boy next door by Stephanie Perkins
A Secret Garden by Katie Fforde
Television Was a Baby Crawling Toward That Deathchamber by Allen Ginsberg
Kaffe med rån by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg

May
Gezien de feiten by Griet Op de Beeck
City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
The Voyage of the Basilisk by Marie Brennan
Genade by Linn Ullmann

June
Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
Berättelser från Engelsfors by Mats Strandberg
In the Labyrinth of Drakes by Marie Brennan
Letter from Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King Jr.
The Trouble with Demons by Lisa Shearin
Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas
The Veiled Woman by Anaïs Nin
De kleine kapitein by Paul Biegel

July
Within the Sanctuary of Wings by Marie Brennan
Kiezen of delen by Jill Mansell
Bewitched & Betrayed by Lisa Shearin
City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare
Girl at Sea by Maureen Johnson
De maanvlinder by Jack Vance
Het Zeeroversjongetje by Marie C. van Zeggelen

Augustus
Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas
The Yellow Wall-Paper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
Notes on Nationalism by George Orwell

September
Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas
The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino
Bloody Rose by Nicholas Eames
City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
The Garden of Forking Paths by Jorge Luis Borges

October
Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas
De jaden troon by Naomi Novik
Heb jij dat ook?! by Mario Giordano
Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling
De eilandenruzie by Jozua Douglas
Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas
Een Nieuw Begin by Robert Jordan
Door met de strijd. Nederland en opstand by Nelleke Noordervliet

November/December
3PAK
The Mortal Word
Spinning Silver
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Africa's Tarnished Name
Alaskan Holiday
Billy and the Minpins
The Problem That Has No Name
Groeten uit Brabant een ontdekkingsreis


message 3: by Lieke (last edited May 24, 2019 07:07AM) (new)


message 4: by Lieke (last edited May 24, 2019 07:10AM) (new)

Lieke | 709 comments My plan:

Most likely to read

✔ 1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title

2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list
The Prodigal Mage by Karen Miller
The Accidental Sorcerer by K.E. Mills

3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards
Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
Beartown by Fredrik Backman

✔ 4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth (in title, cover, content, setting, author...)
Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

5. A book about or inspired by real events
En kortfattad historik över nästan allting by Bill Bryson
The Adventures of Lewis and Clark by John Bakeless
Running: A Global History by Thor Gotaas

✔ 6. A book originally written in a language other than English
De Scrypturist by Paul Evanby
Saga fran Valhalla #3 by Johanne Hildebrandt

✔ 7. A gothic novel
Verwelken by Lauren DeStefano
Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice

✔ 8. An "own voices" book
Spellbreaker by Blake Charlton

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

✔ 10. An author's debut book (their first book to be published)
Cirkeln by Mats Strandberg

✔ 11. A literary fiction
Britt-Marie var här by Fredrik Backman
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Kafka op het strand by Haruki Murakami

✔ 12. A book set in Africa or South America
De vrouw in de blauwe mantel by Deon Meyer

✔ 13. A book with a plot centered around a secret (forbidden love, spies, secret societies, etc)
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

✔ 14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire
Eld by Mats Strandberg
City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
Firesong by William Nicholson
The Fire Sermon by Francesca Haig

✔ 15. A book with an unique format/writing structure
The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster

✔ 16. A narrative nonfiction
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

✔ 17. A book you expect to make you laugh

18. A book with a location in the title
The City by Stella Gemmell
De boekenapotheek aan de Seine by Nina George
Bokhandlaren i Kabul by Åsne Seierstad

✔ 19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author (books & authors)
De moord op Assepoester by Mary Higgins Clark

✔ 20. A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends
De gouden nar by Robin Hobb

✔ 21. A book written in first person perspective
Het lot van de nar by Robin Hobb
The Host by Stephenie Meyer
Främlingen by Diana Gabaldon

✔ 22. A book you have high expectations or hope for

23. A medical or legal thriller

✔ 24. A book with a map
The Tropic of Serpents by Marie Brennan
City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare

✔ 25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of view
Oproep van de Nar by Robin Hobb

26. A book with a text only cover
Gone by Michael Grant

27. A book about surviving a hardship (war, famine, major disasters, serious illness, etc)
Het familieportret by Jenna Blum
Skuggan av ett år by Hannah Richell

✔ 28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water
De Vloedvormer by Paul Evanby

✔ 29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench)
Nyckeln by Mats Strandberg

✔ 30. A short book
The Gate of the Hundred Sorrows by Rudyard Kipling

31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to
Een keuken in saffraan by Yasmin Crowther
Ben je ervaren? by William Sutcliffe

✔ 32. An alternate history book
De buskruitoorlog by Naomi Novik

33. A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word "born" in the same year as you
En dag by David Nicholls

34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn't win but was polarizing or a close-call
A book by a Nobel prize author: Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige by Selma Lagerlöf
A book with less than 100 pages
A chick-lit book
A book with an elderly person as a main character

✔ 35. A book featuring a murder
Tussen twee vuren by Malin Persson Giolito
Medeplichtig by Nicci French
De 50/50 moorden by Steve Mosby

36. A book published in the last 3 years (2016, 2017, 2018) by an author you haven't read before
The Trees by Ali Shaw

✔ 37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee
Waar is Bernadette? by Maria Semple

✔ 38. A science book or a science fiction book
The Host by Stephenie Meyer
The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
Wool by Hugh Howey

✔ 39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title
M.U.I.S. by Penny Dolan
Mieters! by Wim Daniëls
Running: A Global History by Thor Gotaas

40. A book from Amazon's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime list
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice

✔ 41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials
City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
Naomi Novik

✔ 42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwater
Aan de rivier by Steven Herrick
The Journals of Lewis and Clark by Meriwether Lewis

✔ 43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence
Och varje morgon blir vägen hem längre och längre by Fredrik Backman

✔ 44. A ghost story
Smaragdgroen by Kerstin Gier

45. A book that intimidates/ scares you
De erfdrager by Olga Maria Berger

✔ 46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air
The Wind Singer by William Nicholson

✔ 47. A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own
Traitor to the Throne by Alwyn Hamilton

✔ 48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth)
Gluttony: Zomerhuis met zwembad by Herman Koch
Sloth: The Fire Sermon by Francesca Haig

49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists
The Passage by Justin Cronin

✔ 50. A book with a warm atmosphere (centered on family, friendship, love or summer)
The Time of My Life by Cecelia Ahern
A Hopeless Romantic by Harriet Evans

✔ 51. An award-winning short story or short story collection
A Study in Emerald by Neil Gaiman
Fragile Things: Short Fictions & Wonders by Neil Gaiman

✔ 52. A book published in 2018
King of Ashes by Raymond E. Feist
Hero at the Fall by Alwyn Hamilton
Vengeful by V.E. Schwab


message 5: by Lieke (last edited Oct 30, 2018 06:03AM) (new)

Lieke | 709 comments ☞ ✔

My 2018 goals:
✔ read 84 books
- complete the ATY challenge
- read 50 books I bought before 2018
- read at least 50% of the books I buy in 2018
✔ finish 9 series
✔ get up to date in 1 series


Complete series to read:
- Throne of Glass - Sara J. Maas
✔ The Mortal Instruments - Cassandra Clare
✔ De boeken van de Nar (Tawny Man) - Robin Hobb
✔ Wind on fire - William Nicholson
- Engelfors - Mats Strandberg
- Fisherman's Children - Karen Miller
✔ Het levend zwart - Paul Evanby

Series to finish:
✔ Eindeloos verliefd - Kerstin Gier
✔ Spellwright - Blake Charlton
✔ Sookie Stackhouse - Charlaine Harris

Series to get up to date:
✔ The Invisible Library - Genevieve Cogman
✔ The Host - Stephenie Meyer

Series to continue:
– The Others - Anne Bishop (to buy)
- Temeraire - Naomi Novik

Series to start:
- Rizzoli & Isles - Tess Gerritsen??
- The Fire Sermon - Francesca Haig
✔ Rebel of the Sands - Alwyn Hamilton
✔ The Chemical Garden - Lauren DeStefano
– The City - Stella Gemmel
– Gone - Michael Grant
- The passage - Justin Cronin


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