2023 GoodReads Around the Year in 52 Books

Life has been so busy – time just really seems to fly by stealthily. I didn’t get to set this page up till late March! My reading is very slow though, I only got to 15 books three months into the year. Hopefully all the readathons in April will help! I’ve been doing this challenge since 2019.

1. A book set in a location that begins with A, T, or Y: The Snow Child (Alaska)
2. A book by an author you read in 2022: The Tarantula In My Purse
3. A book that fits a suggestion that didn’t make the 2023 list
4. A book with an interracial relationship:
5. A book with 4 or more colors on the cover: Zom 100 vol 1

6. A book where books are important: The Man Who Invented Christmas
7. A book with ONE of the five “W” question words in the title: You Don’t Know What War Is
8. An author’s debut book: Crossings
9. A book nominated for an award beginning with W

10. A book related to one of the Spice Girls’ “personalities”
11. A book about a person/character with a disability: Scion of the Fox
12. A book connected to birds, bees, or bunnies: Chasing Redbird
13. A book that has an object that is repeated on the cover: Three Apples Fell from the Sky

14. A book with a con, deception, or fake: Never Wave Goodbye
15. -17. Three books, each of which is set in a different century
Set during Mythological Times (Ancient BCE): The Naked Olympics
Set Pre-19th Century (BCE through the 1700s)
Set in the 19th Century (1800s)
Set in the 20th Century (1900s): Last Train to Paradise
Set in the 21st Century (2000s)
Set Post-21st Century (2100 and Beyond)

18. A book related to science: The Disappearing Spoon
19. A book related to the arts
20. A book with a cover or title that includes a route of travel
21. A book by an Asian diaspora author
22. A book with a faceless person on the cover: The Ghost Rider

23. A book with a body of water in the title: The Blood Runs Like a River Through My Dreams
24. A character that might be called a Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, or Spy: The Librarian of Auschwitz
25. A book with a tropical setting: Last Train to Paradise
26. A book related to pride

27. A book by an author from continental Europe: We Won’t See Auschwitz
28. A book that is dark
29. A book that is light
30. A book related to a chess piece
31. A book found by inputting a favorite author on https://www.literature-map.com

32. A book set in a UNESCO City of Literature
33. A book by an author with a first name popular in 1923
34. A novella
35. A book with a school subject in the title

36. A book that has been translated from another language: The Woman in the Dunes
37. A book with the theme of returning home: Never Wave Goodbye
38. A book with the sun, moon, or stars on the cover: Solar
39. A western

40. A book with a full name in the title: Charlie Hernández and the League of Shadows
41. A book from the NPR “Books We Love” lists
42. A book related to a ghost, spirit, phantom, or specter
43. A book that involves a murder: Love and Death Among the Cheetahs
44. A book where the cover design includes text that is not completely horizontal: The Tarantula In My Purse

45. A book whose author has published more than 7 books: Squirm
46. A title that contains a word often found in a recipe: Bitter Lemons of Cyprus
47. A book related to a geometric shape: I am Maru
48. A book with an unusually large version of an animal in the story

49. A book posted in one of the ATY Best Book of the Month threads in 2022
50. A second book that fits your favorite prompt
51. A book published in 2023
52. A book with an unusual or surprising title: Pushing the Bear

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