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Amy Hendrickson (sallystitches31) | 27 comments The 2019 List

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1. A book that was nominated for or won an award in a genre you enjoy
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
2. A book with one of the 5 W's in the title (Who, What, Where, When, Why)
Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
3. A book where the author’s name contains A, T, and Y
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
4. A book with a criminal character (i.e. assassin, pirate, thief, robber, scoundrel etc)
A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic, #1) by V.E. Schwab

5. A book by Shakespeare or inspired by Shakespeare
New Boy (Hogarth Shakespeare) by Tracy Chevalier
6. A book with a dual timeline
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
7. 2 books related to the same topic, genre, or theme: Book #1
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
8. 2 books related to the same topic, genre, or theme: Book #2
Brain on Fire My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan

9. A book from one of the top 5 money making genres (romance/erotica, crime/mystery, religious/inspirational, science fiction/fantasy or horror)
Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks
10. A book featuring an historical figure
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
11. A book related to one of the 12 Zodiac Chinese Animals (title, cover, subject)
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
12. A book about reading, books or an author/writer
Dear Fahrenheit 451 Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks by Annie Spence

13. A book that is included on a New York Public Library Staff Picks list
Calypso by David Sedaris
14. A book with a title, subtitle or cover relating to an astronomical term
The Long Earth (The Long Earth, #1) by Terry Pratchett
15. A book by an author from a Mediterranean country or set in a Mediterranean country
My Life in France by Julia Child
16. A book told from multiple perspectives
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
17. A speculative fiction (i.e. fantasy, scifi, horror, dystopia)
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3) by Suzanne Collins

18. A book related to one of the elements on the periodic table of elements
Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
19. A book by an author who has more than one book on your TBR
Pet Sematary by Stephen King
20. A book featuring indigenous people of a country
There There by Tommy Orange
21. A book from one of the polarizing or close call votes
Sourdough by Robin Sloan

22. A book with a number in the title or on the cover
1984 by George Orwell
23. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #1 Something Old
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
24. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #2 Something New
An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks
25. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #3 Something Borrowed
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer

26. 4 books inspired by the wedding rhyme: Book #4 Something Blue
The Selection (The Selection, #1) by Kiera Cass
27. A book off of the 1001 books to read before you die list
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
28. A book related to something cold (i.e. theme, title, author, cover, etc.)
The Smell of Other People's Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
29. A book published before 1950
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
30. A book featuring an elderly character
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

31. A children’s classic you’ve never read
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
32. A book with more than 500 pages
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
33. A book you have owned for at least a year, but have not read yet
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
34. A book with a person's name in the title
Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1) by Stephanie Perkins

35. A psychological thriller
The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
36. A book featured on an NPR Best Books of the Year list
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
37. A book set in a school or university
To All the Boys I've Loved Before (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #1) by Jenny Han
38. A book not written in traditional novel format (poetry, essay, epistolary, graphic novel, etc)
Naked by David Sedaris

39. A book with a strong sense of place or where the author brings the location/setting to life
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
40. A book you stumbled upon
41. A book from the 2018 GR Choice Awards
The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir
42. A book with a monster or "monstrous" character
The Strain (The Strain Trilogy, #1) by Guillermo del Toro
43. A book related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) [fiction or nonfiction]
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

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.)
Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park, #1) by Michael Crichton
45. A multi-generational saga
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
46. A book with a (mostly) black cover
Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
47. A book related to food (i.e. title, cover, plot, etc.)
Julie and Julia 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen by Julie Powell

48. A book that was a finalist or winner for the National Book Award for any year
The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
49. A book written by a Far East Asian author or set in a Far East Asian country
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
50. A book that includes a journey (physical, health, or spiritual)
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1) by J.R.R. Tolkien
51. A book published in 2019
Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell
52. A book with a weird or intriguing title
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer


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