2020 Reading Challenge

The Around the Year in 52 Books Challenge from the Goodreads Group.

Around the Year in 52 Books

1. A book with a title that doesn't contain the letters A, T or Y 
2. A book by an author whose last name is one syllable
3. A book that you are prompted to read because of something you read in 2019
4. A book set in a place or time that you wouldn't want to live - Spark by Alice Broadway
5. The first book in a series that you have not started - Ink by Alice Broadway
6. A book with a mode of transportation on the cover
7. A book set in the southern hemisphere
8. A book with a two-word title where the first word is "The" - The Kingdom by Jess Rothenberg
9. A book that can be read in a day - Life Lessons I Learned from My Cat by Jamie Shelman
10. A book that is between 400-600 pages - Night Film by Marisha Pessl
11. A book originally published in a year that is a prime number
12. A book that is a collaboration between 2 or more people
13. A book with a strong female character
14. A book by an author on the Abe List of 100 Essential Female Writers (link)
15. A book set in a global city
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 - Learn My Lesson by Kasee Robert
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 - Semiosis by Sue Burke
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: Book #1
38. Two books that are related to each other as a pair of binary opposites: Book #2
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’ (link)
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 "We Didn't Start the Fire"
47. A classic book you've always meant to read
48. A book published in 2020
49. A book with a heart on the cover or in the title
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 - Neverworld Wake by Marisha Pessl

Total: 8/52

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