Saturday, 14 January 2017

Reading Plans | Around The Year In 52 Books

As I mentioned in my 2017 reading goals post, I am taking part in the Around The Year In 52 Books challenge this year. I decided it would be a good idea to share my rough plan for this challenge. I can't guarantee these are the books I'll actually read for each challenge but this gives me an idea of what to pick up, and I would love any suggestions for the categories as there are a few I struggled to find books for.

1. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 - PS I Like You by Kasie West
2. A book with at least 2 perspectives (multiple points of view) - Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
3. A book you meant to read in 2016 - Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
4. A title that doesn't contain the letter "E" - How I Lost You by Jenny Blackhurst
5. A historical fiction - The Book Thief by Marcus Zusack
6. A book being released as a movie in 2017 - Wonder by RJ Palacio/Let It Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson & Lauren Myracle
7. A book with an animal on the cover or in the title - The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson
8. A book written by a person of color - The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon
9. A book in the middle of your To Be Read list - Heart Of The Matter by Emily Giffin
10. A dual-timeline novel - I'll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson
11. A category from another challenge - 'A book with a title that's a character's name' - Billy And Me by Giovanna Fletcher
12. A book based on a myth - The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
13. A book recommended by one of your favorite authors - Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver (rec by Kiera Cass)
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) - The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
16. A mystery - Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
17. A book with illustrations - F In Exams: The Big Book Of Test Paper Blunders by Richard Benson
18. A really long book (600+ pages) - Lux: Beginnings (Obsidian & Onyx) by Jennifer L Armentrout
19. A New York Times best-seller - All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
20. A book that you've owned for a while but haven't gotten around to reading - Dear John by Nicholas Sparks
21. A book that is a continuation of a book you've already read - Frostbite by Richelle Mead
22. A book by an author you haven't read before - With Malice by Eileen Cook
23. A book from the BBC "The Big Read" list - Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian
24. A book written by at least two authors - How To Be Bad by E Lockhart, Lauren Myracle & Sarah Mlynowski
25. A book about a famous historical figure - My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton & Jodi Meadows
26. An adventure book - The Battle Of The Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
27. A book by one of your favorite authors - The Year I Met You by Cecelia Ahern
28. A non-fiction - The New Arrival by Sarah Beeson
29. A book published outside the 4 major publishing houses (Simon & Schuster; HarperCollins; Penguin Random House; Hachette Livre) - check all the editions - Engaged In Trouble by Jenny B Jones
30. A book from Goodreads Top 100 YA Books - Pushing The Limits by Katie McGarry
31. A book from a sub-genre of your favorite genre - The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West (YA Contemporary Romance)
32. A book with a long title (5+ words, excluding subtitle) - Just A Girl Standing In Front Of A Boy by Lucy-Anne Holmes
33. A magical realism novel - A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
34. A book set in or by an author from the Southern Hemisphere - The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
35. A book where one of the main characters is royalty - The Kiss Of Deception by Mary E Pearson
36. A Hugo Award winner or nominee - Saga Volume 1 by Brian K Vaughan
37. A book you choose randomly - 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson
38. A novel inspired by a work of classic literature - Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge
39. An epistolary fiction - Bridget Jones' Baby by Helen Fielding
40. A book published in 2017 - Perfect by Cecelia Ahern
41. A book with an unreliable narrator - You by Caroline Kepnes
42. A best book of the 21st century (so far) - City Of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
43. A book with a chilling atmosphere (scary, unsettling, cold) - Room by Emma Donoghue
44. A recommendation from "What Should I Read Next" - What I Thought Was True by Huntley Fitzpatrick
45. A book with a one-word title - Panic by Lauren Oliver
46. A time travel novel - The Time Between Us by Tamara Ireland Stone
47. A past suggestion that didn't win - 'A Script' - Harry Potter And The Cursed Child by John Tiffany, Jack Thorne & JK Rowling
48. A banned book - 1984 by George Orwell
49. A book from someone else's bookshelf - Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma
50. A Penguin Modern Classic - any edition - The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald
51. A collection (e.g. essays, short stories, poetry, plays) - Summer Days And Summer Nights anthology
52. A book set in a fictional location - Throne Of Glass by Sarah J Maas

Let me know if you can think of a better suggestion for any of these categories, I could definitely use the help.

Sophie :)

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