Friday, November 20, 2020

Around the Year in 52 Books

 


This challenge is hosted on Goodreads.   There are 52 different prompts to expand your reading selections for the year.  


My Goodreads discussion thread can be found here.

Completed:   49/52  Prompts

√  1. A book related to “In the Beginning...”  

  • READ Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing
  • Blog Post and Goodreads Review 3/15/21
  • √ 2. A book by an author whose name doesn't contain the letters A, T or Y  

  • READ The Day the World Came to Town by Jim DeFede
  • Blog Post and Good Reads Review 2/20/21
  • √ 3. A book related to the lyrics for the song "My Favorite Things" from The Sound of Music 

  • READ Laughing at my Nightmare by Shane Burcaw
  • Blog Post and Good Reads Review 1/30/21
  • √  4. A book with a monochromatic cover

      √  5. A book by an author on USA Today's list of 100 Black Novelists You Should Read

      √ 6. A love story  

      √ 7. A book that fits a prompt suggestion that didn't make the final list  

      √  8. A book set in a state, province, or country you have never visited  

        √  9. A book you associate with a specific season or time of year  

      1. READ Tide and Punishment by Bree Baker
      2. Blog Post  and Good Reads Review 2/11/21
      3. √ 10. A book with a female villain or criminal

          √ 11. A book to celebrate The Grand Egyptian Museum  

        1. READ All by Myself Alone by Mary Higgins Clark
        2. Blog Post and Goodreads Review 7/3/21
        3. √  12. A book eligible for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation  

          √ 13. A book written by an author of one of your best reads of 2020  

          √   14. A book set in a made-up place   

          √  15. A book that features siblings as the main characters

        4. READ Killer Kung Pao by Vivien Chien
        5. Blog Post and Good Reads Review 1/14/21
        6. √  16. A book with a building in the title  

        7. READ The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse
        8. Blog Post and Goodreads Review 4/10/21
        9. √ 17. A book with a Muslim character or author  

          √ 18. 3 books related to "Past, Present, Future" - Book 1  

          √ 19. 3 books related to "Past, Present, Future" - Book 2  

          √ 20. 3 books related to "Past, Present, Future" - Book 3  

          √ 21. A book whose title and author both contain the letter "u"  

            22. A book posted in one of the ATY Best Book of the Month threads  IDEALittle Fires Everywhere

            √ 23. A cross genre novel  

          1. READ  Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen McManus
          2. Blog Post and Goodreads Review 5/19/21
          3. 24. A book about racism or race relations  IDEAFire on the Track: Betty Robinson and the Triumph of the Early Olympic Women

            √ 25. A book set on an island 

          4. READ  No Good Tea Goes Unpunished by Bree Baker 
          5. Blog Post  and Good Reads Review 2/10/21
          6. √ 26. A short book (<210 pages) by a new-to-you author 

            √  27. A book with a character who can be found in a deck of cards  

          7. READ American Royals by Katherine McGee
          8. Blog Post and Goodreads Review  3/7/21
          9. √  28. A book connected to ice 

            √ 29. A book that you consider comfort reading  

          10. READ Murder by the Book by Lauren Elliot
          11. Blog Post and Good Reads Review 2/6/21
          12. 30. A long book  IDEAThe Pillars of the Earth

            √ 31. A book by an author whose career spanned more than 21 years  

            √  32. A book whose cover shows more than 2 people  

            √  33. A collection of short stories, essays, or poetry 

            √  34. A book with a travel theme 

          13. READ Peril Through the Panama Canal by Lizzie Josephson
          14. Blog Post and Goodreads Review 2/12/21
          15. √ 35. A book set in a country on or below the Tropic of Cancer 

             36. A book with six or more words in the title  

             37. A book from the Are You Well Read in World Literature list  

          16. READ The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafron
          17. Blog Post and Goodreads Review 9/20/21
          18. √ 38. A book related to a word given by a random word generator  

            √ 39. A book involving an immigrant  

          19. READ Hush Hush by Stuart Woods
          20. Blog Post and Goodreads Review 3/9/21
          21. √ 40. A book with flowers or greenery on the cover 

          22. READ Forests, Fishing & Forgery by Tonya Kappes
          23. Blog Post and Good Reads Review 2/2/21
          24. √ 41. A book by a new-to-you BIPOC author  

            √ 42. A mystery or thriller

            √ 43. A book with elements of magic  

          25. READ  In a Holidaze by Christina Lauren
          26. Blog Post and Good Reads Review 2/7/21
          27. √ 44. A book whose title contains a negative  

            √ 45. A book related to a codeword from the NATO Phonetic Alphabet 

            √ 46. A winner or nominee from the 2020 Goodreads Choice Awards  

            √  47. A non-fiction book other than biography, autobiography or memoir 

          28. READ Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis
          29. Blog Post and Good Reads Review 2/6/21
          30. √ 48. A book that might cause someone to react “You read what?!?”  

          31. READ Olive Bright Pigeoneer by Stephanie Graves
          32. Blog Post and Goodreads Review 3/7/21
          33. √  49. A book with an ensemble cast  

            √  50. A book published in 2021  

            51.  √  A book whose title refers to person(s) without giving their name  

          34. READ Death of an Irish Diva by Mollie Cox Bryan
          35. Blog Post and Goodreads Review 3/18/21
          36. 52.  √  A book related to "the end" 


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