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Sarah | 142 comments ATY PROGRESS

1. A book with a title that doesn't contain the letters A, T or Y
✔️Strange Planet by Nathan W. Pyle

2. A book by an author whose last name is one syllable
✔️Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

3. A book that you are prompted to read because of something you read in 2019
✔️Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Read Everything I Never Told You in 2019

4. A book set in a place or time that you wouldn't want to live
✔️The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

5. The first book in a series that you have not started
✔️Paper Girls, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan

6. A book with a mode of transportation on the cover
✔️The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

7. A book set in the southern hemisphere
✔️The Rosie Result by Graeme Simsion

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

9. A book that can be read in a day
✔️Paper Girls, Vol. 2 by Brian K. Vaughan

10. A book that is between 400-600 pages
✔️Under Currents by Nora Roberts
436 pages

11. A book originally published in a year that is a prime number
✔️ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

12. A book that is a collaboration between 2 or more people
✔️Paper Girls, Vol. 4 by Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang

13. A prompt from a previous Around the Year in 52 Books challenge
✔️Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
2019: A book with a person’s name in the title

14. A book by an author on the Abe List of 100 Essential Female Writers
✔️Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

15. A book set in a global city
✔️The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin
New York

16. A book set in a rural or sparsely populated area
✔️Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen M. McManus

17. A book with a neurodiverse character
✔️Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

18. A book by an author you've only read once before
✔️The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
Previously read The Underground Railroad

19. A fantasy book
✔️The Dragon Republic by R.F. Kuang

20. The 20th book [on your TBR, in a series, by an author, on a list, etc.]
✔️The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren
20th book I read in 2020

21. A book related to Maximilian Hell, the noted astronomer and Jesuit Priest who was born in 1719
✔️Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
Book about dark matter and multiverses (Physics)

22. A book with the major theme of survival
✔️The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

23. A book featuring an LGBTQIA+ character or by an LGBTQIA+ author
✔️The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

24. A book with an emotion in the title
✔️Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

25. A book related to the arts
✔️The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams

26. A book from the 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards
✔️Recursion by Blake Crouch
Winner for “Science Fiction”

27. A history or historical fiction
✔️The Daily Show: An Oral History as Told by Jon Stewart, the Correspondents, Staff and Guests by Chris Smith & Jon Stewart
An oral history

28. A book by an Australian, Canadian or New Zealand author
✔️The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James

29. An underrated book, a hidden gem or a lesser known book
✔️Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls by T Kira Madden
Only 4,053 ratings on Goodreads

30. A book from the New York Times '100 Notable Books' list for any year
✔️The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin

31. A book inspired by a leading news story
✔️ Long Bright River by Liz Moore
Opioid crisis

32. A book related to the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Japan
✔️ Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

33. A book about a non-traditional family
✔️ Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance

34. A book from a genre or sub genre that starts with a letter in your name
✔️Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

35. A book with a geometric pattern or element on the cover
✔️Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness
Shadow of Night (All Souls Trilogy, #2) by Deborah Harkness

36. A book from your TBR/wishlist that you don't recognize, recall putting there, or put there on a whim
✔️Wilder Girls by Rory Power

37. Two books that are related to each other as a pair of binary opposites: Book #1
✔️The Wise Man's Fear

38. Two books that are related to each other as a pair of binary opposites: Book #2
✔️ Paper Girls, Vol. 5 by Brian K. Vaughan

39. A book by an author whose real name(s) you're not quite sure how to pronounce
✔️Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner

40. A book with a place name in the title
✔️Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

41. A mystery
✔️The Whisper Man by Alex North

42. A book that was nominated for one of the ‘10 Most Coveted Literary Prizes in the World’
✔️The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin
Winner of 2017 Hugo Award

43. A book related to one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse
✔️The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang

44. A book related to witches
✔️Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

45. A book by the same author who wrote one of your best reads in 2019 or 2018
✔️The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
Read Circe in 2019

46. A book about an event or era in history taken from the Billy Joel song "We Didn't Start the Fire"
✔️The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
AIDS crisis in the 1980s

47. A classic book you've always meant to read
✔️Dawn by Octavia E. Butler

48. A book published in 2020
✔️ The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix

49. A book that fits a prompt from the list of suggestions that didn't win
✔️The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott
A book recommended by a celebrity or public figure: Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine bookclub pick for September 2019

50. A book with a silhouette on the cover
✔️A Nearly Normal Family by M.T. Edvardsson
A Nearly Normal Family by M.T. Edvardsson

51. A book with an "-ing" word in the title
✔️One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

52. A book related to time
✔️Paper Girls, Vol. 3 by Brian K. Vaughan
Involves time travel

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Ana A (anabana_a) | 461 comments Hooray for daily tracking. :)
I really liked The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet. Hope you're liking it too.

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