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message 1: by Megan (last edited Oct 19, 2018 08:26AM) (new)

Megan | 21 comments Just reactivated my Goodreads account and decided to jump in on this challenge! It's a little late in the year but I have confidence that I will be able to complete it by the end of the year :) I will update the list as I complete categories and find new books for the others. So happy to be joining in!

The 2018 List

1. A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
Waiting for You at Midnight - Sept 2018
2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list
The Princess Bride
3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards (link)
The Sun and Her Flowers - July 2018
4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth (in title, cover, content, setting, author...)
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose – Feb 2018
5. A book about or inspired by real events
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women – June 2018
6. A book originally written in a language other than English
A Man Called Ove - July 2018
7. A gothic novel
The Night Circus - July 2018
8. An "own voices" book*
The Hate U Give – July 2018
9. A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood, etc)
Truth or Beard - March 2018
10. An author's debut book (their first book to be published)
The Life We Bury - July 2018
11. A literary fiction
All the Light We Cannot See– May 2018
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 Handmaid's Tale – June 2018
14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire
Tempted by Fire - July 2018
15. A book with an unique format/writing structure
The One Hundred Nights of Hero – January 2018
16. A narrative nonfiction
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness – June 2018
17. A book you expect to make you laugh
I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons
18. A book with a location in the title
The Paris Wife
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
Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows - July 2018
21. A book written in first person perspective
Ready Player One – July 2018
22. A book you have high expectations or hope for
23. A medical or legal thriller
Anatomy of a Scandal - July 2018
24. A book with a map
Caraval - August 2018
25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of view
The Good Samaritan - August 2018
26. A book with a text only cover
Tell Me Lies - August 2018
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
The Deep Dark Descending - July 2018
29. A book with a "Clue" weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench)
30. A short book
Tin Man - Oct 2018
31. A book set in a country you'd like to visit but have never been to
Outlander - September 2018
32. An alternate history book
Red Clocks – June 2018
33. A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word "born" in the same year as you (link)
"cyberporn" The Girl in 6E
34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn't win but was polarizing or a close-call (link)
A book about mental illness
Madness: A Bipolar Life - August 2018
35. A book featuring a murder
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America – March 2018
36. A book published in the last 3 years (2016, 2017, 2018) by an author you haven't read before
Trespassing - July 2018
37. A Women's Prize for Fiction winner or nominee (link1, link2)
38. A science book or a science fiction book
The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism - April 2018
39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title
The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment - Jan 2018
40. A book from Amazon's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime list (link)
Life After Life – February 2018
41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials
Dead Ringer - September 2018
42. A book that takes place on, in, or underwater
Challenger Deep
43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence
It's Always the Husband - August 2018
44. A ghost story
The Broken Girls – May 2018
45. A book that intimidates/ scares you
46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air
The Thinnest Air - July 2018
47. A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books - July 2018
48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth)
Violets are Red - July 2018
49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists (link)
Anna Dressed in Blood - July 2018
50. A book with a warm atmosphere (centered on family, friendship, love or summer)
51. An award-winning short story or short story collection
Her Body and Other Parties – June 2018
52. A book published in 2018
The Immortalists - June 2018

message 2: by Emily, Conterminous Mod (new)

Emily Bourque (emilyardoin) | 8323 comments Mod
Yay Megan!! You will kill this challenge!

message 3: by Megan (new)

Megan | 21 comments Megan wrote: "Just reactivated my Goodreads account and decided to jump in on this challenge! It's a little late in the year but I have confidence that I will be able to complete it by the end of the year :) I w..."

Hoping so! Got a little encouragement :p

message 4: by Emily, Conterminous Mod (new)

Emily Bourque (emilyardoin) | 8323 comments Mod
For a book set in Africa or South America, I would definitely recommend Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi!

message 5: by Megan (new)

Megan | 21 comments I finally updated the list to where I'm at... I'm bad at keeping up the list lol

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