Monday, June 26, 2017

52 Books Around the Year

1. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016
The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

2. A book with at least 2 perspectives
This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

3. A book you meant to read in 2016
Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

4. A title that doesn't contain the letter 'E'
Bang by Barry Lyga

5. A Historical Fiction
A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis

6. A book released as a movie in 2017
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

7. A book with an animal on the cover or in the title
The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley

8. A book written by a person of color
American Street by Ibi Zoboi

9. A book in the middle of your To Be Read list
The Arrival by Shaun Tan

10. A Dual-Timeline Novel
Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson

11. A category from another challenge (Read a debut)
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

12. A book based on a myth
Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh

13. A book recommended by one of your favorite authors
A Short History of the Girl Next Door by Jared Reck (rec: Jeff Zentner)

14.  A book with a strong female character
Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

15. A book written or set in Scandinavia
Burial Rites-Hannah Kent

16. A mystery
One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

17. A book with illustrations
Eliza and her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

18. A Really Long Book (600+ pages)
Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare

19. A New York Times Bestseller
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

20. A book I have owned for a while but haven't gotten around to
Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

21. A book that is a continuation of a book you have already read
Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab

22. A book by an author you haven't read before
The Seven Ways We Lie by Riley Redgate

23. A book from the BBC "The Big Read" List 
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

24. A book written by at least two authors











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Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera (Riverdale Avenue Books)

30. A book from the Goodreads Top 100 YA books
A Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

31. A book from a sub-genre of your favorite genre
Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore (fantasy-magical realism)

32. A book with a long title (5+ words)
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

33. A magical realism novel
York: The Shadow Cipher by Laura Ruby

34. A Book Set in or by an author from the Southern Hemisphere
Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

35. A book where the main character is of royalty
Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst

36. A Hugo Award Winner or Nominee
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

37. A book you choose randomly
The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui

38. A novel inspired by a work of classic literature
A Million Junes by Emily Henry

39. An epistolary fiction
Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

40. A book published in 2017
Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer

41. A book with an unreliable narrator 
The Yellow-Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

42. A best book of the 21st century
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

43. A book with a chilling atmosphere (scary, unsettling, cold)
Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust

44. A book recommendation from "What Should I Read Next"
All the Rage by Courtney Summers

45. A book with a one word title
Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko

46. A time travel novel
Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

47. A past suggestion that didn't win (a book about siblings)
A List of Cages by Robin Roe

48. A banned book
Into the River Ted Dawe

49. A book from someone else's bookshelf
We Are the Ants by Shaun David Huthchinson

50. A Penguin Modern Classic
The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

51. A collection (essays, short stories, poetry, plays)
Borderlands by Gloria Anzaldua

52.  A book set in a fictional location
Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire


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