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message 1: by Pamela (last edited Dec 23, 2020 03:02PM) (new)

Pamela | 622 comments A book with a title that doesn't contain the letters A, T or Y Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan
2. A book by an author whose last name is one syllable Sex & Vanity by Kevin Kwan
3. A book that you are prompted to read because of something you read in 2019 Magic Lessons
4. A book set in a place or time that you wouldn't want to live Mayflower
5. The first book in a series that you have not started Garden Spells

6. A book with a mode of transportation on the cover Last Train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean
7. A book set in the southern hemisphere Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
8. A book with a two-word title where the first word is "The" The Dreamers
9. A book that can be read in a day Normal People
10. A book that is between 400-600 pages Recipe for Persuasion
11. A book originally published in a year that is a prime number 2011, The Peach Keeper
12. A book that is a collaboration between 2 or more people The Heir Affair
13. A prompt from a previous Around the Year in 52 Books challenge 2019 22. A book with a number in the title or on the cover 500 Miles from You
14. A book by an author on the Abe List of 100 Essential Female Writers The Bass Rock

15. A book set in a global city China Rich Girlfriend
16. A book set in a rural or sparsely populated area Educated
17. A book with a neurodiverse character The Bride Test
18. A book by an author you've only read once before First Frost
19. A fantasy book [book:The Sugar Queen
20. The 20th book [on your TBR, in a series, by an author, on a list, etc.] Troubled Blood
21. A book related to Maximilian Hell, the noted astronomer and Jesuit Priest who was born in 1720 The Map of Salt and Stars
22. A book with the major theme of survival The New Wilderness
23. A book featuring an LGBTQIA+ character or by an LGBTQIA+ author Red, White & Royal Blue
24. A book with an emotion in the title Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors
25. A book related to the arts A Little Life
26. A book from the 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards Ninth House
27. A history or historical fiction The Water Dancer
28. A book by an Australian, Canadian or New Zealand author The Glass Hotel
29. An underrated book, a hidden gem or a lesser known book Excellent Women
30. A book from the New York Times '100 Notable Books' list for any year Red at the Bone
31. A book inspired by a leading news story A Fall of Marigolds 9/11 and Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

32. A book related to the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Japan We Ride Upon Sticks
33. A book about a non-traditional family A Long Petal of the Sea
34. A book from a genre or sub genre that starts with a letter in your name Paranormal: The Christmas Spirits on Tradd Street
35. A book with a geometric pattern or element on the cover The Caliph's House: A Year in Casablanca

36. A book from your TBR/wishlist that you don't recognize, recall putting there, or put there on a whim A Children's Bible
37. Two books that are related to each other as a pair of binary opposites: Book #1 Heavy: An American Memoir
38. Two books that are related to each other as a pair of binary opposites: Book #2 City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris
39. A book by an author whose real name(s) you're not quite sure how to pronounce Washington Black

40. A book with a place name in the title Lost Lake
41. A mystery The Secret, Book & Scone Society
42. A book that was nominated for one of the ‘10 Most Coveted Literary Prizes in the World’ Such a Fun Age-- Booker
43. A book related to one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse The Plague
44. A book related to witchesThe Daughters of Temperance Hobbs
45. A book by the same author who wrote one of your best reads in 2019 or 2018 Transcendent Kingdom
46. A book about an event or era in history taken from the Billy Joel song "We Didn't Start the Fire" Nothing to See Here
47. A classic book you've always meant to read Death on the Nile
48. A book published in 2020 Party of Two
49. A book that fits a prompt from the list of suggestions that didn't win: A book with a historical landmark on its cover or as a setting (Winchester Cathedral) A Single Thread
50. A book with a silhouette on the cover The World That We Knew
51. A book with an "-ing" word in the title The Master Butchers Singing Club
52. A book related to time The Last Mrs. Summers



message 2: by Pamela (new)

Pamela | 622 comments One month, one week ahead and 3 satisfying books. Good start!


message 3: by Pamela (last edited May 30, 2020 08:11PM) (new)

Pamela | 622 comments Updating for the first time in months.... who saw this year going as it did? My plans have changed as I just can't focus


message 4: by Pamela (new)

Pamela | 622 comments All up to date= the easy ones are almost done and now I'm on the "but I want to read this/ the library gave me" how do I fit it in? stage


message 5: by Pamela (new)

Pamela | 622 comments 6 more! Almost there- anyone else busy with the juggling to make it?

Best books so far:
The World That We Knew
The New Wilderness
The Water Dancer
Party of Two
Plus an addiction to Sarah Allen Addison


message 6: by Pamela (new)

Pamela | 622 comments I did it! Third year running all read!


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