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Tami (tamidale) The 2019 List

52 of 52 complete . Completed November 2019

√ 1. A book that was nominated for or won an award in a genre you enjoy Washington Black Washington Black by Esi Edugyan

√ . 2. A book with one of the 5 W's in the title (Who, What, Where, When, Why) What Rose Forgot What Rose Forgot by Nevada Barr

√ 3. A book where the author’s name contains A, T, and Y Three Wishes Three Wishes by Liane Moriarty

√ 4. A book with a criminal character (i.e. assassin, pirate, thief, robber, scoundrel etc) Heresy Heresy by Melissa Lenhardt

√ . 5. A book by Shakespeare or inspired by Shakespeare A Thousand Acres A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley

√ 6. A book with a dual timeline The Cottingley Secret . The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor

√ . 7. 2 books related to the same topic, genre, or theme: Book #1 The Boy Who Followed Ripley The Boy Who Followed Ripley (Ripley, #4) by Patricia Highsmith

√ . 8. 2 books related to the same topic, genre, or theme: Book #2 Ripley Under Water Ripley Under Water (Ripley, #5) by Patricia Highsmith

√ . 9. A book from one of the top 5 money making genres
(romance/erotica, crime/mystery, religious/inspirational, science fiction/fantasy or horror) The Lost Man . The Lost Man by Jane Harper

√ 10. A book featuring an historical figure The Vikings: From Odin to Christ The Vikings From Odin to Christ by Martyn Whittock

√ 11. A book related to one of the 12 Zodiac Chinese Animals (title, cover, subject) How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain How Dogs Love Us A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain by Gregory Berns

√ . 12. A book about reading, books or an author/writer Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany Bibliophile An Illustrated Miscellany by Jane Mount

√ 13. A book that is included on a New York Public Library Staff Picks list Circe . Circe by Madeline Miller

√ 14. A book with a title, subtitle or cover relating to an astronomical term Girls in the Moon . Girls in the Moon by Janet McNally

√ 15. A book by an author from a Mediterranean country or set in a Mediterranean country The Story of the Lost Child The Story of the Lost Child (The Neapolitan Novels, #4) by Elena Ferrante

√ 16. A book told from multiple perspectives The Huntress The Huntress by Kate Quinn

√ . 17. A speculative fiction (i.e. fantasy, scifi, horror, dystopia) Parable of the Sower Parable of the Sower (Earthseed, #1) by Octavia E. Butler

√ 18. A book related to one of the elements on the periodic table of elements Zero G Zero G by Dan Wells

√ 19. A book by an author who has more than one book on your TBR The Victory Garden The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen

√ 20. A book featuring indigenous people of a country Cherokee America Cherokee America by Margaret Verble

√ . 21. A book from one of the polarizing or close call votes The Book of Polly The Book of Polly by Kathy Hepinstall

√ 22. A book with a number in the title or on the cover Catch-22 . Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1) by Joseph Heller

√ 23. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #1 Something Old Wives and Daughters Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell

√ 24. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #2 Something New The Winter of the Witch The Winter of the Witch (Winternight Trilogy, #3) by Katherine Arden

√ . 25. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #3 Something Borrowed Purple Hibiscus . Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

√ . 26. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #4 Something Blue Notes from a Blue Bike: The Art of Living Intentionally in a Chaotic World Notes from a Blue Bike The Art of Living Intentionally in a Chaotic World by Tsh Oxenreider

√ 27. A book off of the 1001 books to read before you die list Emma . Emma by Jane Austen

√ 28. A book related to something cold (i.e. theme, title, author, cover, etc.)The Winter Sister . The Winter Sister by Megan Collins

√ 29. A book published before 1950 The Blue Castle . The Blue Castle by L.M. Montgomery

√ 30. A book featuring an elderly character The Library of Lost and Found The Library of Lost and Found by Phaedra Patrick

√ 31. A children’s classic you’ve never read The Hobbit The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey Instrumental Solos Cello With CD (Audio) (Pop Instrumental Solo Series) by Howard Shore

√ 32. A book with more than 500 pages Resistance Women: A Novel . Resistance Women by Jennifer Chiaverini

√ 33. A book you have owned for at least a year, but have not read yet Enchanted Islands Enchanted Islands by Allison Amend

√ 34. A book with a person's name in the title Kristin Lavransdotter Kristin Lavransdatter (Kristin Lavransdatter, #1-3) by Sigrid Undset

√ 35. A psychological thriller No Exit No Exit by Taylor Adams

√ 36. A book featured on an NPR Best Books of the Year list The Goldfinch The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

√ 37. A book set in a school or universityThe Stranger Diaries The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths

√ 38. A book not written in traditional novel format Daisy Jones & The Six Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

√ 39. A book with a strong sense of place or where the author brings the location/setting to life The Poisonwood Bible . The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver


√ . 40. A book you stumbled upon The Bookshop of Yesterdays The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson

√ 41. A book from the 2018 GR Choice Awards The Clockmaker's Daughter The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton

√ . 42. A book with a monster or "monstrous" character Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander

√ 43. A book related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) [fiction or nonfiction] An Absolutely Remarkable Thing An Absolutely Remarkable Thing (An Absolutely Remarkable Thing, #1) by Hank Green

√ 44. A book related in some way to a tv show/series or movie you enjoyed (same topic, same era, book appeared in the show/movie, etc.)The Bell Jar The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

√ . 45. A multi-generational saga The Shell Seekers . The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher

√ . 46. A book with a (mostly) black cover The Death of Mrs. Westaway The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

√ . 47. A book related to food (i.e. title, cover, plot, etc.) A Little Salty to Cut the Sweet: Southern Stories of Faith, Family, and Fifteen Pounds of Bacon A Little Salty to Cut the Sweet Southern Stories of Faith, Family, and Fifteen Pounds of Bacon by Sophie Hudson

√ 48. A book that was a finalist or winner for the National Book Award for any year All the Pretty Horses All the Pretty Horses (The Border Trilogy, #1) by Cormac McCarthy

√ 49. A book written by a Far East Asian author or set in a Far East Asian country The Remains of the Day The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

√ . 50. A book that includes a journey (physical, health, or spiritual) The Song of Achilles The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

√ 51. A book published in 2019 Finding Dorothy Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts

√ 52. A book with a weird or intriguing title Can You Keep a Secret? Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella


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Tami (tamidale) Whew! Over halfway done and it isn't even June yet!


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