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message 1: by Kelley (last edited Dec 19, 2020 07:26AM) (new)

Kelley | 3 comments *****1. A book with a title that doesn't contain the letters A, T or Y
Broken by Don Winslow

***2. A book by an author whose last name is one syllable:
Light On Snow by Anita Shreve

****3. A book that you are prompted to read because of something you read in 2019
The Languages of Pao by Jack Vance

****4. A book set in a place or time that you wouldn't want to live
Once We Were Brothers by Ronald Balson

****5. The first book in a series that you have not started
Virgin River by Robyn Carr

****6. A book with a mode of transportation on the cover
High Lonesome by Louis L'Amour

*****7. A book set in the southern hemisphere
Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

**8. A book with a two-word title where the first word is "The"
The Rescue by Nicholas Sparks

***9. A book that can be read in a day
Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks

*****10. A book that is between 400-600 pages
The Abbot's Tale by Conn Ilgguden

****11. A book originally published in a year that is a prime number
Plainsong by Kent Haruf (1999)

****12. A book that is a collaboration between 2 or more people
The Bat by Jo Nesbo and translator Dan Bartlett

****13. A prompt from a previous Around the Year in 52 Books challenge (Link)-----2016, Number 36. --- An Identity Book--
A Place For Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

****14. A book by an author on the Abe List of 100 Essential Female Writers
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

***15. A book set in a global city
Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

***16. A book set in a rural or sparsely populated area
Shelter Mountain by Robyn Carr

****17. A book with a neurodiverse character
House Rules by Jodi Picoult

***18. A book by an author you've only read once before
The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

****19. A fantasy book
Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

****20. The 20th book [on your TBR, in a series, by an author, on a list, etc.]
Katherine the Queen: The Remarkable Life of Katherine Parr by Linda Porter

***21. A book related to Maximilian Hell, the noted astronomer and Jesuit Priest who was born in 1720
Zero: A Biography of a Dangerous Idea by Charles Seife

*****22. A book with the major theme of survival
The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman

***23. A book featuring an LGBTQIA+ character or by an LGBTQIA+ author
Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

***24. A book with an emotion in the title
From Russia, With Love by Ian Fleming

***25. A book related to the arts
A Window Opens by Elizabeth Egan

****26. A book from the 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards
Maybe You Should Talk To Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb

**27. A history or historical fiction
Henry VIII: The King and His Court by Alison Weir

***28. A book by an Australian, Canadian or New Zealand author
The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley (Canadian)

****29. An underrated book, a hidden gem or a lesser known book
Return To the Dark Valley by Santiago Gamboa

****30. A book from the New York Times '100 Notable Books' list for any year
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

*****31. A book inspired by a leading news story
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schloesser

*****32. A book related to the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Japan
A Life Too Short: The Tragedy of Robert Emke by Ronald Reng

**33. A book about a non-traditional family
The Bourbon Thief by Tiffany Reisz

****34. A book from a genre or sub genre that starts with a letter in your name-Young Adult Fiction
The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

***35. A book with a geometric pattern or element on the cover
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

***36. A book from your TBR/wishlist that you don't recognize, recall putting there, or put there on a whim
Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras

*****37. Two books that are related to each other as a pair of binary opposites: Book #1 Night Prayers by Santiago Gamboa

****38. Two books that are related to each other as a pair of binary opposites: Book #2 Friday the Rabbi Slept Late by Harry Kemelman

***39. A book by an author whose real name(s) you're not quite sure how to pronounce
The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad

***40. A book with a place name in the title
The Falcon of Sparta by Conn Iggulden

****41. A mystery
Lie To Me by J.T. Ellison

*****42. A book that was nominated for one of the ‘10 Most Coveted Literary Prizes in the World’ (link)
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

**43. A book related to one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse
The Plague by Albert Camus

****44. A book related to witches
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

***45. A book by the same author who wrote one of your best reads in 2019 or 2018
New England White by Stephen L Carter

***46. A book about an event or era in history taken from the Billy Joel song "We Didn't Start the Fire"
The Garden of Eden by Ernest Hemingway

***47. A classic book you've always meant to read
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

*****48. A book published in 2020
The Sun Down Motel by Simone St James

****49. A book that fits a prompt from the list of suggestions that didn't win
The Girl Who Lived Twice by David Lagercrantz --A book with at least 20 letters in the title

***50. A book with a silhouette on the cover
The Good Shepherd by C.S. Forester

****51. A book with an "-ing" word in the title
Defending Jacob by William Landay

***52. A book related to time
Questioning the Millennium by Stephen Jay Gould


message 2: by Ana A (new)

Ana A (anabana_a) | 491 comments Hi. Just wanted to ask...are the asterisks before the numbers your star ratings? I love browsing other people's plans, especially when they have ratings, 'cause it can give me a push to read a particular book. :)


message 3: by Kelley (new)

Kelley | 3 comments Yes, it is actually. I often browse other plans as well to give me more ideas.


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