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message 1: by Stefano (last edited Apr 17, 2020 01:58AM) (new)

Stefano | 6 comments 1. A book with a title that doesn't contain the letters A, T or Y
1984

2. A book by an author whose last name is one syllable
To Kill a Mockingbird

3. A book that you are prompted to read because of something you read in 2019
The Magic Labyrinth Fourth book of the "Riverworld" series. So a sequel of something read in 2019.

4. A book set in a place or time that you wouldn't want to live
The Tattooist of Auschwitz

5. The first book in a series that you have not started
Flowers in the Attic First book of Dollanganger series

6. A book with a mode of transportation on the cover
Doctor Zhivago Showing a wagon on the cover

7. A book set in the southern hemisphere
The Lighthouse at the End of the World Set on Isla de los Estados at southern tip of South America

8. A book with a two-word title where the first word is "The"
The Plague

9. A book that can be read in a day
The Tell-Tale Heart

10. A book that is between 400-600 pages
Throne of Glass 406 pages

11. A book originally published in a year that is a prime number
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Published on 1999

12. A book that is a collaboration between 2 or more people
13. A prompt from a previous Around the Year in 52 Books challenge
14. A book by an author on the Abe List of 100 Essential Female Writers
15. A book set in a global city (New York)
16. A book set in a rural or sparsely populated area
17. A book with a neurodiverse character
18. A book by an author you've only read once before
19. A fantasy book
20. The 20th book [on your TBR, in a series, by an author, on a list, etc.]
21. A book related to Maximilian Hell, the noted astronomer and Jesuit Priest who was born in 1720
22. A book with the major theme of survival
23. A book featuring an LGBTQIA+ character or by an LGBTQIA+ author
24. A book with an emotion in the title
25. A book related to the arts
26. A book from the 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards
27. A history or historical fiction
28. A book by an Australian, Canadian or New Zealand author
29. An underrated book, a hidden gem or a lesser known book
30. A book from the New York Times '100 Notable Books' list for any year
31. A book inspired by a leading news story
32. A book related to the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Japan
33. A book about a non-traditional family
34. A book from a genre or sub genre that starts with a letter in your name
35. A book with a geometric pattern or element on the cover
36. A book from your TBR/wishlist that you don't recognize, recall putting there, or put there on a whim
37. Two books that are related to each other as a pair of binary opposites:
38. Two books that are related to each other as a pair of binary opposites:
39. A book by an author whose real name(s) you're not quite sure how to pronounce
40. A book with a place name in the title
41. A mystery
42. A book that was nominated for one of the ‘10 Most Coveted Literary Prizes in the World’
43. A book related to one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse
44. A book related to witches
45. A book by the same author who wrote one of your best reads in 2019 or 2018
46. A book about an event or era in history taken from the Billy Joel song 47. A classic book you've always meant to read
48. A book published in 2020
49. A book that fits a prompt from the list of suggestions that didn't win
50. A book with a silhouette on the cover
51. A book with an "-ing" word in the title
52. A book related to time


message 2: by Stefano (last edited Feb 02, 2020 01:15AM) (new)

Stefano | 6 comments January

Books read in January: 1

Books read:
1. A book with a title that doesn't contain the letters A, T or Y
1984 by George Orwell 1984 by George Orwell


message 3: by Stefano (last edited Mar 13, 2020 03:21PM) (new)

Stefano | 6 comments February

Books read in February: 2

Books read:
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee
The Magic Labyrinth (Riverworld, #4) by Philip José Farmer "The Magic Labyrinth" by Philip Jose Farmer


message 4: by Cat (new)

Cat Perham | 3 comments Stefano wrote: "January

Books read in January: 1

Books read:
1. A book with a title that doesn't contain the letters A, T or Y
1984 by George Orwell 1984 by George Orwell"


Good one! -c-


message 5: by Stefano (new)

Stefano | 6 comments Yes, indeed. I really enjoyed it. Moreover, the title was a sure win for the challenge. :)


message 6: by Stefano (last edited Apr 01, 2020 12:04AM) (new)

Stefano | 6 comments March

Books read in March: 3

Books read:
The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #1) by Heather Morris The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Flowers in the Attic (Dollanganger, #1) by V.C. Andrews Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews

Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak


message 7: by Stefano (last edited Apr 23, 2020 04:02AM) (new)

Stefano | 6 comments April

Books read in April: 5

Books read:
The Lighthouse at the End of the World by Jules Verne The Lighthouse at teh End of the World by Jules Verne
The Plague by Albert Camus The Plague by Albert Camus
The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3) by J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K.Rowling


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