READ BY JESS: Around The Year In Books 2017


This year I'm thrilled to be taking part in the Around The Year In Books challenge on Goodreads! Here is my TBR so far with the prompts below. Those in bold are the ones I have picked and the prompts in red I am still struggling (feel free to comment your suggestions for these and help a girl out!)


1. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 - Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

2. A book with at least 2 perspectives (multiple points of view) - Replica by Lauren Oliver

3. A book you meant to read in 2016 - Inside The O'Briens by Lisa Genova

4. A title that doesn't contain the letter "E" - Truly Madly Guilty by Liana Moriarty
5. A historical fiction - Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
6. A book being released as a movie in 2017 - Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
7. A book with an animal on the cover or in the title - We Are The Ants by David Shaun Hutchinson
8. A book written by a person of color - Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay 
9. A book in the middle of your To Be Read list - The Problem With Forever by Jennifer L Armentrout 
10. A dual-timeline novel
11. A category from another challenge - Beautiful Broken Things by Sara Barnard (Read a debut from Book Riot Read Harder Challenge)
12. A book based on a myth
13. A book recommended by one of your favorite authors
14. A book with a strong female character - Cinder by Marissa Meyer
15. A book written or set in Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland)
16. A mystery - The Secret by Katerina Diamond
17. A book with illustrations
18. A really long book (600+ pages) - Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell
19. A New York Times best-seller - Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee
20. A book that you've owned for a while but haven't gotten around to reading - The Muse by Jessie Burton
21. A book that is a continuation of a book you've already read 
22. A book by an author you haven't read before - A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara 
23. A book from the BBC "The Big Read" list - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J K Rowling
24. A book written by at least two authors - Let It Snow by John Green, Lauren Myracle and Maureen Johnson
25. A book about a famous historical figure
26. An adventure book
27. A book by one of your favorite authors - The Fever by Megan Abbott
28. A non-fiction
29. A book published outside the 4 major publishing houses (Simon & Schuster; HarperCollins; Penguin Random House; Hachette Livre) - Cell 7 by Kerry Drewery
30. A book from Goodreads Top 100 YA Books - The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
31. A book from a sub-genre of your favorite genre - Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
32. A book with a long title (5+ words, excluding subtitle) - The First Time She Drowned by Kerry Kletter
33. A magical realism novel - On The Other Side by Carrie Hope Fletcher
34. A book set in or by an author from the Southern Hemisphere - Alli Sinclair
35. A book where one of the main characters is royalty
36. A Hugo Award winner or nominee 
37. A book you choose randomly
38. A novel inspired by a work of classic literature
39. An epistolary fiction
40. A book published in 2017
41. A book with an unreliable narrator
42. A best book of the 21st century (so far)
43. A book with a chilling atmosphere (scary, unsettling, cold)
44. A recommendation from "What Should I Read Next" - The End Of Everything by Megan Abbott
45. A book with a one-word title - Paperweight by Meg Haston
46. A time travel novel - The Time Traveler's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
47. A past suggestion that didn't win - By Your Side by Kasie West (from A Book With A Pronoun In The Title)
48. A banned book - Of Mice And Men by John Steinbeck
49. A book from someone else's bookshelf
50. A Penguin Modern Classic - any edition - Animal Farm by George Orwell 
51. A collection (e.g. essays, short stories, poetry, plays) - Summer Days And Summer Nights
52. A book set in a fictional location 

Let me know if you're taking part in any reading challenges. If you want to keep up to date with my progress you can visit my 'topic' on Goodreads here. Or if you want to get involved in Around The Year in books click here.

Love, Jess

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