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message 1: by Moni (last edited Dec 01, 2018 11:40PM) (new)

Moni (monidzib) | 24 comments So, this is my second year participating, I completed the challenge last year (yeih!) and it (REALLY) help me to improve my reading.
This year I was doubtful because I'm currently in my study abroad semester and I don't have much time to read.
However, so far, so good. January (before abroad) was an excelent reading month and the books actually fit some challenges (¿?), so LET'S DO IT.

♥ -> Completed

1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title - Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair

2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list – Eleanor & Park (2011!) ♥

3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards - A Court of Wings and Ruin (YA - Winner) ♥

4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth - The Jungle Book

5. A book about or inspired by real events – Before We Were Yours

6. A book originally written in a language other than English – El amor huele a café (Spanish) ♥

7. A gothic novel - Lair of Dreams

8. An "own voices" book - Everything Leads to You

9. A book with a body part in the title – Every Heart a Doorway

10. An author's debut book (their first book to be published) - Attachments (Rainbow Rowell) ♥

11. A literary fiction – Everything I Never Told You

12. A book set in Africa or South America - Americanah

13. A book with a plot centered around a secret - Atonement

14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire - Fire

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

16. A narrative nonfiction - Stupeur et tremblements

17. A book you expect to make you laugh - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

18. A book with a location in the title - Anne of Green Gables

19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author – Evil Under the Sun (Agatha Christie) ♥

20. A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends - The Great Gatsby

21. A book written in first person perspective – Every Day

22. A book you have high expectations or hope for – The Female of the Species

23. A medical or legal thriller - A Dangerous Fiction: A Mystery

24. A book with a map - The Smell of Other People's Houses (Alaska's map because I didn't want fantasy) ♥

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

26. A book with a text only cover - Imagine Me Gone

27. A book about surviving a hardship – Those Who Save Us

28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water - Salt to the Sea

29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title - Graceling

30. A short book – Stargirl

31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to – Silver Silence (Russia) ♥

32. An alternate history book - The Crown's Game

33. A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word "born" in the same year as you - Love & Gelato (Eurozone - Italy is part of the Eurozone - Gelato, book set in Italy) ♥

34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn't win but was polarizing or a close-call - Of Mice and Men (A book by a Nobel prize author) ♥

35. A book featuring a murder – Murder on the Orient Express

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

37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee - Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

38. A science book or a science fiction book – Brave New World

39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title – Glory O Brien's History of the Future

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

41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials - Dubliners (James Joyce) ♥

42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwater - The Pirate's Wish

43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence - We Were Liars

44. A ghost story – Before the Devil Breaks You

45. A book that intimidates/ scares you - If We Were Villains

46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air - Truthwitch (Remind me so much of Avatar: The last airbender) ♥

47. A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own – Written in the Stars

48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins - Call Me by Your Name

49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists - The Distance Between Us (July 2013) ♥

50. A book with a warm atmosphere - A Little Something Different

51. An award-winning short story or short story collection - The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories

52. A book published in 2018 - Beneath the Sugar Sky


message 2: by Katie (new)

Katie | 2369 comments I love the name of your plan!

The Distance Between Us was the first book I read by Kasie West, and since then, I've read everything she's published. I love how fun her books are & they always have a really cute premise.


message 3: by Moni (new)

Moni (monidzib) | 24 comments Katie wrote: "I love the name of your plan!

The Distance Between Us was the first book I read by Kasie West, and since then, I've read everything she's published. I love how fun her books are & they always have..."


It was my third of her, same, also they're quick reads for me:))


message 4: by Moni (new)

Moni (monidzib) | 24 comments January

(S) - Read in spanish.

Call Me by Your Name by André Aciman 5 ★
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10) by Agatha Christie 3★ (S)
The Smell of Other People's Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock 5★
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell 2.5★
Glory O Brien's History of the Future by A.S. King 4.5★ (S)
Silver Silence (Psy-Changeling Trinity, #1; Psy-Changeling, #16) by Nalini Singh 2★
The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi 3★
Attachments by Rainbow Rowell 3.5 ★
Every Day (Every Day, #1) by David Levithan 2★
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley 4★
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng 4.5 ★
Evil Under the Sun (Hercule Poirot #24) by Agatha Christie 3.5 ★ (S)
Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda 4★ (S)
Stargirl (Stargirl, #1) by Jerry Spinelli 2★
The Distance Between Us by Kasie West 3.5★
Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett 5★
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 3★ (S)

N. of books: 17.
Avg. Rating: 3.5


message 5: by Moni (new)

Moni (monidzib) | 24 comments February


Atonement by Ian McEwan 3.5★
Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children, #1) by Seanan McGuire 4★
Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch 3★
A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #3) by Sarah J. Maas 3.5★

N. of books: 4
Avg. Rating: 3.5


message 6: by Moni (last edited Dec 02, 2018 12:16AM) (new)

Moni (monidzib) | 24 comments March


El amor huele a café by Nieves García Bautista 1.5★ (S)
Lair of Dreams (The Diviners, #2) by Libba Bray 2★
Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1) by L.M. Montgomery 3★
Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum 2★

N. of books: 4
Avg. Rating: 2.1


message 7: by Tammy (new)

Tammy | 704 comments It doesn't look like you are going to have any trouble finishing this challenge at all! Great work. Keep us all posted and have fun.


message 8: by Moni (new)

Moni (monidzib) | 24 comments April
Before the Devil Breaks You (The Diviners, #3) by Libba Bray 5★
Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1) by Amie Kaufman 5★
The Trials of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor, #1) by Jessica Townsend 3.5★
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate 3★
#books for challenge: 4
Avg. Rating: 4.1

May
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling 2★
#books for challenge: 1
Avg. Rating: 2.0

June
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart 4★
#books for challenge: 1
Avg. Rating: 4.0

July
Heartless by Marissa Meyer 2★
Beneath the Sugar Sky (Wayward Children, #3) by Seanan McGuire 3★
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 2.5★ (S)
Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1) by Kristin Cashore 3.5★
Fire (Graceling Realm, #2) by Kristin Cashore 4★
#books for challenge: 5
Avg. Rating: 3.0

August
The Pirate's Wish (The Assassin's Curse, #2) by Cassandra Rose Clarke 3★
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Oz, #1) by L. Frank Baum 4★
Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour 3★
Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed 4.5★
Dubliners by James Joyce 3★ (S)
Truthwitch (The Witchlands, #1) by Susan Dennard 3.5★
#books for challenge: 6
Avg. Rating: 3.5

September
The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories by Ken Liu 5★
The Crown's Game (The Crown's Game, #1) by Evelyn Skye 1.5★
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys 5★
The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis 5★
A Little Something Different by Sandy Hall 3.5★
#books for challenge: 5
Avg. Rating: 4.0

October
A Dangerous Fiction A Mystery by Barbara Rogan 2★
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 1.5★
If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio 4.5★
Estupor y temblores  by Amélie Nothomb 3★ (S)
#books for challenge: 4
Avg. Rating: 2.8

November
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman 4★
#books for challenge: 1
Avg. Rating: 4.0


message 9: by Moni (new)

Moni (monidzib) | 24 comments CRYING OF HAPPINESSSSSS!!


message 10: by Jody (new)

Jody (jodybell) | 3469 comments Yay!! Well done!! 🥳


message 11: by Ana A (new)

Ana A (anabana_a) | 475 comments Congratulations! 🎉


message 12: by Rachelnyc (new)

Rachelnyc | 943 comments Congrats!


message 13: by Tracy, Constellation Mod (new)

Tracy (tracyisreading) | 2472 comments Mod
Awesome!! Congrats!! 🎉

I read The Smell of Other People's Houses this year also and LOVED it. 5 stars for me too :-)


message 14: by Marta (new)

Marta (gezemice) | 784 comments Congratulations! I just finished, too! Let’s shere this tissue box :)


message 15: by Moni (new)

Moni (monidzib) | 24 comments Thank youuu! ♥♥


message 16: by Kelly (new)

Kelly Audiogirl.booking.it (audiogirlbookingit) | 488 comments Yay!!! We have a lot of books in common!! Not sure we ranked them the same but NICE job finishing!!!


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