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message 1: by Rokkan (last edited Dec 26, 2019 03:13PM) (new)

Rokkan (rokk) | 93 comments I fell... Very behind in 2018. I'm trying to pick it back up, but right now... Well it's gonna be tough. So many things to read, so little time! But I'm'a give it another try in 2019. Reading a lot of books is easy; reading ones that fit the prompt? Not always plain sailing!

5. A book by Shakespeare or inspired by Shakespeare
The Gap of Time

10. A book featuring an historical figure
A Symphony of Echoes

14. A book with a title, subtitle or cover relating to an astronomical term
How to Build a Universe: An Infinite Monkey Cage Adventure
15. A book by an author from a Mediterranean country or set in a Mediterranean country
The Iliad

21. A book from one of the polarizing or close call votes
A book from the ATY Group Members Recommendations list of lesser known books - Gillespie and I

27. A book off of the 1001 books to read before you die list
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
28. A book related to something cold (i.e. theme, title, author, cover, etc.)
A Crown for Cold Silver

35. A psychological thriller
The Likeness

39. A book with a strong sense of place or where the author brings the location/setting to life
Thin Air

42. A book with a monster or "monstrous" character
Frankenstein in Baghdad

45. A multi-generational saga
Pachinko

Completed
52. A book with a weird or intriguing title - Norwegian by Night - read 2/1/2019
50. A book that includes a journey (physical, health, or spiritual) - Siddhartha - read 10/1/2019
29. A book published before 1950 - The Outsider - read 10/1/2019
7. 2 books related to the same topic, genre, or theme: Book #1 - Let's Talk About Love - read 14/1/2019
12. A book about reading, books or an author/writer - Fangirl - read 3/2/2019
40. A book you stumbled upon - Freshwater - read 4/2/2019 - stumbled upon it in the library
32. A book with more than 500 pages - The Bone Season - read 28/2/2019 - 560 pages
2. A book with one of the 5 W's in the title - Who Let the Gods Out? - read 28/2/2019
17. A speculative fiction - Ready Player One - read 2/3/2019
47. A book related to food - A Family Recipe - 17/3/2019
34. A book with a person's name in the title - The Universe Versus Alex Woods - 19/3/2019
11. A book related to one of the 12 Zodiac Chinese Animals - When God Was A Rabbit - 19/3/2019
3. A book where the author’s name contains A, T, and Y - The Book of Joan by Lidia Yuknavitch - 27/3/2019
8. 2 books related to the same topic, genre, or theme: Book #2 - Autoboyography - 27/3/2019
37. A book set in a school or university - The Secrets of Drearcliff Grange School - 8/4/2019
24. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #2 Something New - New Pompeii - 13/4/2019
31. A children’s classic you’ve never read - Five Children and It - 5/5/2019
46. A book with a (mostly) black cover - Nyctophobia - 11/5/2019
18. A book related to one of the elements on the periodic table of elements - The Neon Lawyer - 18/5/2019
51. A book published in 2019 - The Orphanage of Gods - 10/7/2019
6. A book with a dual timeline - The Hand That First Held Mine - 17/7/2019
36. A book featured on an NPR Best Books of the Year list - 84K - 11/8/2019
1. A book that was nominated for or won an award in a genre you enjoy - Children of Time (winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award) - 14/8/2019
33. A book you have owned for at least a year, but have not read yet - The Turn of the Screw - read 24/9/2019
38. A book not written in traditional novel format
Retrograde Orbit - 24/9/2019
13. A book that is included on a New York Public Library Staff Picks list - Circe - 27/9/2019
23. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #1 Something Old - The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83¼ Years Old - 10/10/2019
16. A book told from multiple perspectives - Dragonfly Falling - 10/10/2019
30. A book featuring an elderly character - Autumn - 11/10/2019
9. A book from one of the top 5 money making genres - The Grave Thief - 19/10/2019
44. A book related in some way to a tv show/series or movie you enjoyed - Sherlock Holmes and the Shadwell Shadows - 19/10/2019
48. A book that was a finalist or winner for the National Book Award for any year - The News From Paraguay - 22/10/2019
25. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #3 Something Borrowed - Cress - 24/10/2019
26. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #4 Something Blue - Blue Remembered Earth - 24/10/2019
41. A book from the 2018 GR Choice Awards - Children of Blood and Bone - 1/11/2019
49. A book written by a Far East Asian author or set in a Far East Asian country - The Dark Forest - 2/11/2019
20. A book featuring indigenous people of a country - The Whale Rider - 4/11/2019
4. A book with a criminal character - Crooked Kingdom - 5/11/2019
22. A book with a number in the title or on the cover - 2084 - 15/11/2019
19. A book by an author who has more than one book on your TBR - Words of Radiance - 10/12/2019
43. A book related to STEM - I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life - 25/12/2019


message 2: by MJ (new)

MJ | 666 comments This will be my worst year doing the challenge, I won't even come close to finishing. Here's to a better year in 2019!


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