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message 1: by Maggie (last edited Mar 15, 2018 12:22PM) (new)

Maggie (maggie4007) | 7 comments The 2018 List

2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list Never Let Me Go

4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth (in title, cover, content, setting, author...) Looking for Alaska

6. A book originally written in a language other than English The Story of the Cannibal Woman
7. A gothic novel The Thirteenth Tale
8. An "own voices" book* The Love Interest
9. A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood, etc) Ink and Bone
10. An author's debut book (their first book to be published) The Nest

12. A book set in Africa or South America Bel Canto

15. A book with an unique format/writing structure Illuminae
16. A narrative nonfiction City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris
17. A book you expect to make you laughChina Rich Girlfriend
18. A book with a location in the title A Gentleman in Moscow
19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author (books & authors)
20. A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends
21. A book written in first person perspective
22. A book you have high expectations or hope for The Confessions of Young Nero
23. A medical or legal thriller Cutting for Stone
24. A book with a map Shadow and Bone or Paper Towns
25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of view Vicious
26. A book with a text only cover Dark Matter
27. A book about surviving a hardship (war, famine, major disasters, serious illness, etc) The Guineveres
28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water The Guineveres
29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench) The Final Empire
30. A short book The Little Prince
31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to Victoria
32. An alternate history book 11/22/63
33. A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word "born" in the same year as you (link)
34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn't win but was polarizing or a close-call (link)
35. A book featuring a murder The English Wife
36. A book published in the last 3 years (2016, 2017, 2018) by an author you haven't read before Dead Letters
37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee (link1, link2) The Lacuna, Outline, Oryx and Crake or Alias Grace
38. A science book or a science fiction book Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers or Death's Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab the Body Farm Where the Dead Do Tell Tales
39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title Sing, Unburied, Sing
40. A book from Amazon's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime list (link) Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead, The Road or Cutting for Stone
41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials Little Bee
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 Love Is the Drug
44. A ghost story
45. A book that intimidates/ scares you Alexander Hamilton
46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air The Windfall
47. A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own The Windfall
48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth) Woman No. 17
49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists (link)
50. A book with a warm atmosphere (centered on family, friendship, love or summer) A Man Called Ove
51. An award-winning short story or short story collection The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories
52. A book published in 2018

message 2: by Maggie (last edited Mar 15, 2018 12:22PM) (new)

Maggie (maggie4007) | 7 comments Completed

✔︎ 13. A book with a plot centered around a secret (forbidden love, spies, secret societies, etc) The Beekeeper's Apprentice
✔︎1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
✔︎3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards (link)
Bone Gap
✔︎5. A book about or inspired by real events The Stranger Beside Me: Ted Bundy The Shocking Inside Story
✔︎11. A literary fiction Crossing to Safety
✔︎14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire Little Fires Everywhere

message 3: by EllenZReads (new)

EllenZReads | 174 comments Sing, Unburied, Sing is beautifully written, although a little depressing. Don't be intimidated by the doorstop-sized Hamilton book--it's also an excellent read!

message 4: by Maggie (new)

Maggie (maggie4007) | 7 comments Thanks! I’m really looking forward to it! Might have get the kindle edition also though! A little better to haul around! Hah!

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