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Jennifer (not_jenn) | 2 comments Mod
I thought I'd share with you guys my 2018 book list! If you have any suggestions let me know! Feel free to share yours too!

2. A book with featuring an anti-hero
I am not a serial killer by Dan Wells
3. An author’s debut book
In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware
4. A book recommended by a friend (Recommended by Queen)
Vicious by V E Schwab
5. A book with a location in the title
Lost in Tokyo by Jenny Lynne
6. A book with a map
Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson
7. A book Written in the First Person
Wonder R.J. Palacio
8. An Autobiography
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
9. A book featuring a murder
The Snowman by Jo Nesbo
10. A book being released as a movie in 2018
TBD
11. A Ghost Story
Far Far Away by Tom McNeal
12. A 2017 Bestseller
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
13. A book of Poetry
The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur
14. Your Childhood Favourite book
Charlotte's Web by E.W White
15. A book with Bad Reviews
The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold
16. A book Considered a Classic
The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde
17. A Randon book chosen by its Cover
Autoboyography by Christina Lauren
18. A Book you Previously Started but Never Finished
The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski
19. The First Book you Added to your "to read" list
Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
20. A book you had to read for school
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit
22. A Banned Book
Lolita Vladimir Nabokov
23. A Book Published the Year you Were Born
Good Omens by Neil Gaiman
25. A Book Originally Written in a Foreign Language
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
26. A Book In A Genre You Would Never Normally Read
Artemis by Andy Weir
27. A Book With A Strong Female Character
First Grave On The Right by Darynda Jones
28. A Book Written By Someone Of A Different Ethnicity Than you
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
29. A Book That Won One Of Goodread's Choice Awards in 2017
Into The Water by Paula Hawkins
30. A Young Adult Book
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
31. A Book You Expect Will Make You Laugh
Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendric or Yes Please by Amy Poehler
32. A Self Help Book
Very Good Lives by J.K. Rowling
33. A Book With A Yellow Cover
Black-Eyed Susans by Julia Heaberlin
36. A book Set Somewhere You've Always Wanted to Visit
In The Woods by Tana French
37. A Book You Expect Will Make You Cry
A Child Called It Dave Pelzer
38. A Book Set During Christmas
The Mistletoe Murder by P.D. James
39. A Book By A Local Author
TBD by Margaret Atwood
40. A Book Written By A Celebrity
Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham
41. A Book That Inspires You
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
42. A Book About Mental Illness
Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber
43. The First Book In A Series You've Never read
Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
45. A Book About or Set On Halloween
Dark Harvest By Norman Partridge
46. A Book With An Ugly Cover
Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk
48. A Book By Your Favourite Author
The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom
49. A Book You Own But Have Never Read
What She Left by T.R. Richmond
55. A Book That's Incredibly Popular That You've Never Read
The Hobit by J.R.R. Tolkien
62. A Book You Said You've Read, But Actually Haven't
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Obviously the list still isn't complete. I might even leave a few wildcards open just in case but here it is so far!


message 2: by Ed (new)

Ed | 1 comments 1. A book with a body part in the title
The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)

2. A book featuring an anti-hero
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)

3. An author’s debut book
The Hobbit (JRR Tolkien)

4. A book recommended by a friend
The Flamethrowers (Rachel Kushner)

5. A book with a location in the title
The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexander Dumas)

6. A book with a map
The Fellowship Of The Ring (JRR Tolkien)

7. A book written in first person
Fight Club (Chuck Palahnuik)

8. An autobiography
The Autobiography of Malcolm X

9. A book featuring a murder
The DaVinci Code (Dan Brown)

10. A book being released as a movie
Ready Player One (Ernest Cline)

11. A ghost story
A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens)

12. A 2017 Bestseller
13 Reasons Why (Jay Asher)

13. A book of poetry
Leaves Of Grass (Walt Whitman)

14. Your childhood favourite book


15. A book with bad reviews
Doomed (Chuck Palahnuik)

16. A book considered a classic
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Mark Twain)

17. A random book chosen by its cover
Champagne & Cocaine (Richard Vetere)

18. A book you previously started but never finished
Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)

19. The first book added to your “to read” list
Do Androids Sleep Of Electric Dreams (Philip K Dick)

20. A book you had to read for school
Last Exit To Brooklyn (Hubert Selby)

21. A graphic novel
The Dark Knight Returns (Frank Miller)

22. A banned book
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)

23. A book published the year you were born
The Shining (Stephen King)

24. A book where a character has the same name as you


25. A book originally written in a foreign language
They Odyssey (Homer)

26. A book in a genre you would normally never read
Twilight

27. A book with a strong female character
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (Steig Larrson)

28. A book written by someone of a different ethnicity than you
The autobiography of a yogi (Paramahansa Yogananda)

29. A book that won one of Goodread’s Choice awards in 2017
Artemis (Andy Weir)

30. A young adult book
The Outsiders (SE Hilton)

31. A book you expect will make you laugh
Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas (Hunter S. Thompson)

32. A self help book
The Power Of Habit (Charles Duhigg)

33. A book with a yellow colour
Superbetter (Jane MacGonigal)

34. A stranger’s favourite book


35. A book set in a different country
Silence (Shusaku Endo)

36. A book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visit
Memoirs of A Geisha (Arthur Golden)

37. A book you expect will make you cry
The Diary Of Anne Frank (Anne Frank)

38. A book set during Christmas
A Christmas Memory (Truman Capote)

39. A book by a local author
Breakfast At Tiffany's (Truman Capote)

40. A book written by a celebrity
Born To Run (Bruce Springsteen)

41. A book that inspires you
A Brief History Of Time (Stephen Hawking)

42. A book about mental illness
One Flew Over The CooCoo's Nest (Ken Kesey)

43. The first book in a series you’ve never read before
The Gunslinger: Dark Tower Series (Stephen King)

44. A book that won the Pulitzer Prize
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)

45. A book about or set on Halloween
The Legend Of Sleepy Hallow (Washington Irving)

46. A book with an ugly cover
1984 (George Orwell)

47. A book a goodreads friend has rated 5 stars
Into The Wild (John Krakauer)

48. A book by your favourite author
IT (Stephen King)

49. A book you own but have never read
Farenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)

50. A book with an animal in the title
Of Mice & Men (John Steinbeck)

51. A book mentioned on a tv show you enjoy
I, Robot (Isaac Asimov) mentioned on Agent of Shield

52. A book mentioned in another book
Animal Farm (George Orwell)

53. A book based on a long running tv/video game series
American Gods (Neil Gaiman)

54. A book that was only released digitally


55. A book that’s incredibly popular that you’ve never read (ie. GoT, Walking Dead, etc)
Harry Potter (JK Rowling)

56. A book that became popular after the author’s death
A Confederacy of Dunces (John Kennedy Toole)

57. A book on/about space
2001: A Space Odyssey (Arthur C Clark)

58. A book about/based in a place you’ve visited
Less than Zero (Bret Easton Ellis)

59. A book by an LGBT author
Party Monster - James St. James

60. A book by a Canadian author
The Scott Pilgrim Series (Bryan Lee O'Malley)

61. A book with food on the cover
Freakonomics (Steven D Levitt)

62. A book you said you’ve read, but actually haven’t


63. A book that has been challenged, but not banned
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

64. A book recommended by a barista


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