2021 ATY

 Around the Year 2021 Reading Challenge


48/52 prompts completed 
111 books read
as of October 17

1. A book related to “In the Beginning...”
*The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line  (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
The beginning of a series.
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
The beginning of a new life for Eddie/Edward!
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman
The beginning of a series.
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
In the beginning I believed Holden when he stated he was not "a madman."
February 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
In the beginning of DJT's life.
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
In the beginning Conway just wanted to solve a murder and Holly just wanted to have her own family...
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone #1) by John Grisham
First book in a series.
March 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
Beginning of a series.
April 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
The beginning of life once again for Oliver.
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) by M.C. Beaton
The beginning of a series.
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
In the beginning Jamie and Maya are canvassing only because their mothers made them do it.
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
In the beginning everyone made assumptions about everyone else...
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
The beginning of a mystery series.
May 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
The beginning of a series.
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
The beginning of a series
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Martin by (Dear Martin #1) Nic Stone
In the beginning Jus believes he will never experience racial profiling, unjust arrest, etc.
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Skyward (Skyward #1) by Brandon Sanderson
The beginning of a new YA SFF series!
June 20 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
The beginning of a new Mystery series!
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*First Meetings in Ender's Universe (Ender's Saga #0.5) by Orson Scott Card
Meeting Ender's parents as young adults.
June 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
In the beginning it seemed that Iris would never be able to participate in Blue 55's life.
July 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
In the beginning it was just four sisters...
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #1) by Dorothy Gilman
The beginning of a series.
August 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
In the beginning I thought it impossible that a black man (an undercover cop) could possibly infiltrate and undermine the KKK! 
August 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton
In the beginning, there was no diversity in literature!
August 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Fat Like the Sun by Anna Swir, translated by Frazyna Baran & Margaret Marshment
Anna was one of the first to write of feminism in Poland
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
In the beginning it seems May is all innocence and naive...
August 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ali Cross (Ali Cross #1) by James Patterson
The beginning of a series.

2. A book by an author whose name doesn't contain the letters A, T or Y
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

3. A book related to the lyrics for the song "My Favorite Things" from The Sound of Music:
Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens
Brown paper packages tied up with strings
These are a few of my favorite things
Cream colored ponies and crisp apple strudels
Door bells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles
Wild geese that fly with the moon on their wings
These are a few of my favorite things
Girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes
Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes
Silver white winters that melt into springs
These are a few of my favorite things
When the dog bites
When the bee stings
When I'm feeling sad
I simply remember my favorite things
And then I don't feel so bad
Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens
Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens
Brown paper packages…
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
Violet's gift from Finch was wrapped in brown paper.
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Holiday Magic by Mary Carter, Terri DuLong, Cathy Lamb, Fern Michaels
Alain's copper cooking pans that he kept banging on the stove.
January 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson
Dogs, kittens (cats)
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Adolescence of Zhenya Luvers by Boris Pasternak 
They travel by sleigh.
January 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman
Audrey is very sad in the wake of her mother's untimely demise...
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
A lot of "feeling sad" in this novel.
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
"whiskers on kittens"--Glen
"feeling sad"--clinical depression
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
"snowflakes that stay on nose and eyelashes" and "warm woolen mittens" 
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
There was a lot of "feeling sad"...
February 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
"warm woolen mittens"
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
"when the dog bites"--Sal
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
"Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes"-Lee and Alix trudge all night through the snow to rescue the two boys and Bad-Dog.
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes
Silver white winters that melt into springs
When the dog bites
Whiskers on kittens
Big snowstorms and then spring melts that create overflowing rivers.
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes
Weather in Flint, Michigan was quite different and much colder than that in the Virginia hills!
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes
Snow was quite pertinent.
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
Snow and feeling sad.
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
Snow and Iddo the dog
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
When the dog bites (Plato)
When I'm feeling sad
I simply remember my favorite things
And then I don't feel so bad
...whiskers on kittens (Voltaire)
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
When the dog bites (Boomer)
whiskers on kittens (Willow)
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
When the dog bites
When I'm feeling sad
Raindrops on roses 
warm woolen mittens
They believed all dogs had rabies, very sad for the missing children, children selling roses by the roadside to help feed their family, no such thing as "warm woolen mittens" only sweaters...
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett (adapted by Devra Newberger Speregen, illustrated by Richard Lauter)
Raindrops on roses
May 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
Raindrops on roses
Lots of rain!
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
When the bee stings
When I'm feeling sad
I simply remember my favorite things
And then I don't feel so bad
Raindrops on roses 
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
When the dog bites
Not sure Fred would ever have enough energy to bite! 
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
When the dog bites
She includes some humorous information about her dogs.
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
When I'm feeling sad
I simply remember my favorite things
And then I don't feel so bad
Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens
Amal was sad for being kidnapped from her family and forced to work as a servant. Nabila had adopted a stray cat, feeding it milk. Roses were grown in the Khan garden as at Amal's home. 
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
whiskers on kittens
Referring to Sam, Karen's cat, which was left to Annie, along with $50,000!
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
Maggie Rose kept trying to keep her memories of her life alive in her head during captivity.
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
warm woolen mittens
Warm clothing needed in Alaska.
Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes
Silver white winters that melt into springs
Snow and ice in Alaska.
When I'm feeling sad
Iris's grandma had been depressed since her husband's death. 
July 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Mason
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
...whiskers on kittens...
Beth loved her kitties!
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #1) by Dorothy Gilman
...warm woolen mittens... The wool dress she had to wear as a disguise, regardless of the intense heat during the day!
...cream colored ponies... The donkeys they had to ride!
August 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Precious and Grace (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #17) by Alexander McCall Smith
...when the dog bites...
Fanwell's stray dog!
August 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais
...Bright copper kettles
LOTS of copper kettles!
August 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
...girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes...
August 14 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
...warm woolen mittens...
Millie's orange mittens!
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
...Girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes...
Mays wedding dress was white with a blue sash.
August 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
Brown paper packages tied up with strings
The books Lucy purchased were wrapped like this!
September 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
New Tricks (Andy Carpenter #7) by David Rosenfelt
*Cat In an Orange Twist (Midnight Louie #16) by Carole Nelson Douglas

4. A book with a monochromatic cover
*Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

5. A book by an author on USA Today's list of 100 Black Novelists You Should Read
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
*Waiting to Exhale by Terry McMillan

6. A love story
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Holiday Magic by Mary Carter, Terri DuLong, Cathy Lamb, Fern Michaels
January 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Eleanor learns to love herself and life...
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
This was definitely a love story among four girls who would each do virtually anything they felt was necessary for the other(s).
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Awwww...Linus and Arthur!
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
Nora has learned to love herself.
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
Many of them!
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
Love between an animal and human!
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Martin by (Dear Martin #1) Nic Stone
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*First Meetings in Ender's Universe (Ender's Saga #0.5) by Orson Scott Card
Ender's parents...
June 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
August 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
September 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

7. A book that fits a prompt suggestion that didn't make the final list
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/21600581-2021-suggestions-that-didn-t-make-it-in 
*The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor
A book featuring a theme of women overcoming systemic obstacles.
January 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
A book related to the area you grew up in
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson
United Nations 2021 "International Year" themes--Trust
You must have a trusting relationship between human and animal to succeed.
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Adolescence of Zhenya Luvers by Boris Pasternak 
A book related to an element of your favorite film/TV show: I adore the movie adaptation of Pasternak's novel Dr. Zhivago.
January 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
A book with a major life-altering event in the plot.
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
A book with a number in the title.
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
A book with a pronoun in the title
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot #15) by Agatha Christie
A book you predict will be a 5-star read
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman
A book with more than one primary setting.
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
A book involving illness or injury.
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery #3) by Ayelet Waldman
A book related to the 2020 or 2021 Pantone Color of the Year--2021 Ultimate/Pandemic Grey.
The cover is half grey.
January 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
A book with a life-altering event in the plot.
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
A book related to the Year of the Ox: People born in the Year of the Ox are strong, reliable, fair, and conscientious, inspiring confidence in others. They are also calm, patient, methodical, and can be trusted. They believe strongly in themselves, but are also stubborn and hate to fail or be challenged. All of which describes Ginger perfectly! 
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
A book that deals with second chances.
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
A book related to mental health.
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
A book related to music--Liz is a musician and arranger.
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
A book with a focus on the natural world.
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
A book with a major life-altering event in the plot.
February 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
A book whose title starts with the same letter as its genre-Fiction
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
A book that fits a category from another challenge
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
A book related to something good that happened in 2020.
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
A book about or involving a team or organization--St. Kilda's
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
A book with a house on the cover
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone #1) by John Grisham
A book set primarily in a workplace or office.
March 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
A book related to Don McLean's "American Pie"--"This'll be the day that I die."
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
A book published before you were born.
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
A book with a theme of sibling rivalry.
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
A book where the protagonist adheres to a reigion that is not your own.
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
A book written from the point of view of a child.
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
A book related to dreams.
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
A book that is disturbing.
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
A book that fits a category from another challenge--Fellowship of the R(ead)ing Readathon prompt-A book written by an author who has published 25+ years.
April 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
A book from a 1st person point of view.
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
A book that isn't a graphic novel but contains illustrations.
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Calico Joe by John Grisham
A book about or involving a team or organization.
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
A book related to one of the United Nations 2021 "International Year" themes: Peace and Trust.
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
A book featuring a theme of women overcoming systemic obstacles.
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
A book written by a Nobel Prize winning author.
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
A book related to the Year of the Ox: Diligence, Dependability, Strength, Determination
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
A book that you consider to be BRAIN CANDY.
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
A book related to something good that happened in 2020--the release of this book! 
Many of them!
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
A book about an invention or discovery--ansible and Dr. Control.
May 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
A book related to money. (Or the lack thereof...)
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
A book that fills a "hole" in your typical reading habits. (Poetry)
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
A book that elicits humor, comedy, or satire.
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
A book related to the Year of the Ox-the hours of 1-3 in the morning
May 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
A book about or involving a team or organization.
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
A book related to money
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
A book with an animal on the cover.
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
A book for which you are (or were) not the intended demographic/audience. (Juvenile/YA)
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
A book related to something good that happened in 2020: I read the first installment in this series!
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A War of Gifts (Enger's Saga #1.1) by Orson Scott Card
A book about the forbidden.
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
A book title or an author's name where the first word has two syllables and the second word has one syllable--"Bookshop at"
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

8. A book set in a state, province, or country you have never visited
*Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
January 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Holiday Magic by Mary Carter, Terri DuLong, Cathy Lamb, Fern Michaels
January 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Adolescence of Zhenya Luvers by Boris Pasternak 
Russia
January 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
New York
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Nigeria
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot #15) by Agatha Christie
London, England
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
Boston or Massachusetts
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
France
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Scotland
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Alaska
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
New York City, NY
February 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
Boston, MA
February 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Nebraska
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
New York City
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
New Hampshire
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
Started out in the UK.
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
British Columbia, Canada
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
Flint, Michigan
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Vermont
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
England and Greece
April 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
New York City, Boston, Hong Kong
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) by M.C. Beaton
Scotland
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Calico Joe by John Grisham
Arkansas
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
Ireland
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Poland, Czech Republic
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
UK, France, Antarctica
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
Sweden
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
India
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett (adapted by Devra Newberger Speregen, illustrated by Richard Lauter)
England, Australia
May 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
Vietnam and Albama
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
Africa
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
Toronto, Canada
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
England
May 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
Hong Kong
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
Hawaii
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
United Kingdom and Italy
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
India
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
South Carolina
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Alaska
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
Pakistan
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
Cambridge, Massachusetts
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
UK and Cyprus
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. pollifax #2) by Dorothy Gilman
Turkey
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
Crete and UK
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
Alaska
July 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
Africa
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
Spain
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #3) by Dorothy Gilman
New Jersey, Bulgaria, Switzerland
July 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
Massachusetts
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #1) by Dorothy Gilman
Mexico, Albania
August 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Precious and Grace (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #17) by Alexander McCall Smith
Africa
August 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Alcatraz Rose (English Garden Mystery #6) by Anthony Eglin
UK
August 8 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) by Jane Harper
Australia
August 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais
India, France
August 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Colorado
August 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
North Dakota
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Fat Like the Sun by Anna Swir, tranlated by Frazyna Baran & Margaret Marshment
Poland
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
New York City, NY
August 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
UK
September 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

9. A book you associate with a specific season or time of year
*Holiday Magic by Mary Carter, Terri DuLong, Cathy Lamb, Fern Michaels
Christmas/Holiday Season/End-of-the-Year Celebration
January 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Spring--Prom season
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Winter
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Winter/Christmas
February 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
U.S. Presidential Election
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
A winter cold night in spring.
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
Winter - snow
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Calico Joe by John Grisham
Baseball season
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
Summer
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
New Year's Eve
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fall/Winter
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett (adapted by Devra Newberger Speregen, illustrated by Richard Lauter)
Spring/Summer
May 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Spring/Summer
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
Summer
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Chinese New Year
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
Winter
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

10. A book with a female villain or criminal
*The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot #15) by Agatha Christie
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
I would definitely label Jia and Tanvanaki as villains and/or criminals. 
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Rachel is a villain.
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The two female trump siblings: Maryanne and Elizabeth.
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
Becca
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Camilla
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
Marcie was definitely a villain.
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) by M.C. Beaton
Amy
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Janina
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
Jezzie. 
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
Penny
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga #1.2) by Orson Scott Card
Arkanian Delphiki's surrogate mother, Nichelle Firth
July 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
Violet and the man's sister.
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Precious and Grace (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #17) by Alexander McCall Smith
The woman who mistreated the child she was to care for.
August 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) by Jane Harper
The sister.
August 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
Viktoria
August 14 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton
August 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
Bernadette
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

11. A book to celebrate The Grand Egyptian Museum
Arthur is a Phoenix!
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff

12. A book eligible for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation
*The Laws by Connie Palmen, translator Richard Huijing
The Eighth Life by Nino Haratischwili, translators Charlotte Collins and Ruth Martin
Go, Went, Gone by Erpenbeck, translator Susan Bernofsky 

13. A book written by an author of one of your best reads of 2020
*The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor
January 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Calico Joe by John Grisham
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
I read Little Women in 2020 after 50+ years!
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Precious and Grace (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #17) by Alexander McCall Smith
August 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

14. A book set in a made-up place
*The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor
January 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
Lots of them! All of them! 
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Campbell County, Indiana
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone #1) by John Grisham
March 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
April 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) by M.C. Beaton
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
May 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A War of Gifts (Enger's Saga #1.1) by Orson Scott Card
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Skyward (Skyward #1) by Brandon Sanderson
June 20 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
Coopers Chase Retirement Community
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*First Meetings in Ender's Universe (Ender's Saga #0.5) by Orson Scott Card
June 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga #1.2) by Orson Scott Card
July 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
August 14 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton
August 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Xenocide (Ender's Saga #3) by Orson Scott Card
August 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

15. A book that features siblings as the main characters
*The Adolescence of Zhenya Luvers by Boris Pasternak 
January 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery #3) by Ayelet Waldman
January 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
February 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
May 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga #1.2) by Orson Scott Card
July 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Xenocide (Ender's Saga #3) by Orson Scott Card
August 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
September 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
The Penderwicks series by Jeanne Birdsall

16. A book with a building in the title
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
August 14 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

17. A book with a Muslim character or author
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
Maya and her parents.
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Faiz and his family, Kabir and Khadifa's family, the electronics repair shop owner
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
The Imam.
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais
August 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton
August 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Children of Dust: A Memoir of Pakistan by Ali Eteraz
We Have Always Been Here by Samra Habib

18. 3 books related to "Past, Present, Future" - Book 1
*The Adolescence of Zhenya Luvers by Boris Pasternak 
First published in 1925 and one of Pasternak's first short stories published.
January 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
Historical fiction set during WWI
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
DJT's past.
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) by M.C. Beaton
Lady Jane was all about "the past" of everyone!
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Janina's past actions have determined her future...
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
Difficult for immigrants to forget their past sometimes.
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
A classic mystery from the past.
May 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Leaving Everything Most Loved (Maisie Dobbs #10) by Jacqueline Winspear
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
How much does/can the past be determined our future?
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
The Black's lack of thoroughbred documentation from the past impacts the present andhis  future.
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
It is difficult for his past NOT to impede his present and future.
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Skyward (Skyward #1) by Brandon Sanderson
Spensa manages to overcome her past to a great degree to improve her present and open up more possibilities for her future.
June 20 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*First Meetings in Ender's Universe (Ender's Saga #0.5) by Orson Scott Card
It is valuable to know about Ender's parents in the past...
June 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Precious and Grace (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #17) by Alexander McCall Smith
Forgiving those who have wronged us in the past...
August 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Alcatraz Rose (English Garden Mystery #6) by Anthony Eglin
Difficult to reconstruct the past.
August 8 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Unfortunately, these past events are still pertinent in today's world.
August 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
Nothing can ever truly make up for the damage done to Native Americans in the past, but we should try! 
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Fat Like the Sun by Anna Swir, tranlated by Frazyna Baran & Margaret Marshment
Although one of the first writers to write of feminism in Poland, hopefully that was just the beginning of many more follwoing suit!
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️

19. 3 books related to "Past, Present, Future" - Book 2
*Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson
What you can do for animals now.
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Eleanor must overcome her past to live as a healthy person in the present.
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi#18-
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Cath must deal with past trauma, her twin sister's present addiction and betrayal by her "writing partner" to have a brighter future.
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Judd is trying to overcome his past.
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
Present as Oliver tries to overcome the past and prepare for the future
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
The past must be forgiven to make the present happy/happier, and a more enjoyable future.
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
The present doesn't necessarily foretell success or failure in the future.
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
How we manage the present will determine our future to a great degree! 
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett (adapted by Devra Newberger Speregen, illustrated by Richard Lauter)
Having Mary in the present guarantees Colin a better future!
May 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
No matter the past, the present is reconciled to enable a successful future!
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The present has replaced the past and guaranteed a much better future!
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
Nina must overcome her insecurities prompted by her "older-than-20's" body to aid in obtaining a happy future. 
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Martin by (Dear Martin #1) Nic Stone
The present portends what Jus's future will be...
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
Important to understand the past in the present, since the future is limited in scope!
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
It was difficult for their father to undo the past in the present to make for a better future for them all.
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
Precious must let go of past experiences with Grace to realize her current skills, and that will make for a much more comfortable future for both their personal and work relationships.
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
By not lying about the past, Lily guarantees a better future for herself, eventually on her terms. 
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
There are now covenants in place...but will they hold for a peaceful future?
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross #2) by James Patterson
Patterson kept making the statement that serial killers are much more prevalent now than in the past, and it would continue to be so in the future.
July 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
Interesting to see how the four sisters adjust to changes as they enter adulthood.
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #1) by Dorothy Gilman
Little did the doctor know just how much his question would impact Mrs. Pollifax's future.
August 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) by Jane Harper
The past intrudes upon the present to make for uncertain futures.
August 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
The present didn't offer Ines anything much better than the past, in the end, except she has made some friends, at least with Yaya.
August 14 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Xenocide (Ender's Saga #3) by Orson Scott Card
After a peaceful past, the present incudes treaty violations, leading to an uncertain future.
August 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

20. 3 books related to "Past, Present, Future" - Book 3
*The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor
January 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
It is the future that will test their relationships the most...
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Linus will truly be "living" a life of his choosing in the future.
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
The future of Alix's life with or without Lee...
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
The future looks brighter already! 
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
Murders were committed to protect the perpetrators' futures...
April 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Calico Joe by John Grisham
The future immediately changed for both Warren and Joe.
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
The future looks brighter for some, and definitely different for others.
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
Nora has a much brighter future ahead.
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
What kind of future can these children ever have?
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
The future looks brighter for almsot everyone! 
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
The future is safer for everyone..
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A War of Gifts (Enger's Saga #1.1) by Orson Scott Card
What does the future hold for freedom of beliefs?
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
Living in the present while resolving the past will lead to a brighter, ore focused future.
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
I would read more of her books in the future.
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
Amal's future has been restored.
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
Graham's past definitely impacted his present and perhaps his future with Annie, had he lived. Though it took Annie a while, she was eventually able to move beyond the past and to once again miss Graham's presence in her life.
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
Alex's future looks to remain the same after all.
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. pollifax #2) by Dorothy Gilman
Mrs. Pollifax had actually given a fuiture to the mother and son that would not have been possible otehrwise. 
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
As the past is brought into the present, a very different future emerges.
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
While Iris's future is uncertain, she will be much better prepared for life.
July 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga #1.2) by Orson Scott Card
Hopefully, Ender's future will allow him to undo at least part of his past transgressions..
July 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
I think this could be a correct vision of our future.
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #3) by Dorothy Gilman
Mrs. Pollifax has assured a safe future for at least 10 innocent victims through her actions!
July 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais
Little did Hassan know what his future would be...
August 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton
Diversity is the future!
August 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
One can never know what the future may have been given a different decision made in the past...
August 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
Your actions in the "here and now" can help others in the future.
September 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

21. A book whose title and author both contain the letter "u"
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

22. A book posted in one of the ATY Best Book of the Month threads
*Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
January 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) by Jane Harper
August 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Gold by Chris Cleave
*Writers & Lovers by Lily King
*Lila by Marilynne Robinson
*Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
*Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
*The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
*Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang
*Middlemarch by George Eliot
*The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
*The Library Book by Susan Orlean
*Magic Hour by Kristin Hannah
*A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
*Cilka's Journey by Heather Morris
*When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
*My Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall
*Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker
*There There by Tommy Orange 
Vesper Flights by Helen Macdonald
The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter by Hazel Gaynor
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer
Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence
The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley by Malcolm X and Alex Haley
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
Fleischmann Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner
Plum Rains by Andromeda Romano-Lax
A Burning by Megha Majumdar
Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth by Rachel Maddow
A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor (The Carls #2) by Hank Green 
The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II by Svetlana Alexievich
Beach Read by Emily Henry
The Secret Life of Violet Grant by Beatriz Williams
The City of Brass (The Daevebad Trilogy #1) by S.A. Chakraborty
One of Ours by Willa Cather
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer
"Multiplication is for White People": Raising Expectations for Other People's Children by Lisa Delpit
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilderson
A Month of Sundays by Liz Byrski
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
News of the World by Paulette Jiles
The Photograph by Penelope Lively
Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller
Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster by Adam Higginbotham
Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves by Glory Edim (editor)
So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay
Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
Above the East China Sea by Sarah Bird
Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore

23. A cross-genre novel
*The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor-Fantasy, Science Fiction, Afrofuturism, Young Adult
January 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven-Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano-Contemporary Fiction, Young Adult
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal-Historical Fiction, Historical Nonfiction, Mystery, Fantasy, Paranormal
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu-Fantasy, Science Fiction, "Silkpunk"
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Nonfiction, Magical Realism
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fantasy, Fiction, LGBTQ+, Romance, Young Adult
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone #1) by John Grisham
Juvenile, Mystery, Young Adult
March 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
Fantasy, Retelling, Romance
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
Classic, History, Nonfiction
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Classic, Fiction, Juvenile, Mystery
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Fiction, Holiday, Juvenile
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
Fantasy, Fiction, Juvenile, Mystery, Young Adult
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Health & Wellness, Prejudice/Discrimination, Young Adult
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Classic, Contemporary Fiction, Dark Academia, Fiction, Mystery
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
Classic, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Romance
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Juvenile, Magical Realism
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Calico Joe by John Grisham
Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Juvenile, Sports
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Nonfiction, US Civil War
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Mystery
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
Contemporary Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Health, Science Fiction
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
Contemporary Fiction Fiction, Health & Well-Being, Humor, Mystery
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Classic, Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction
May 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Mystery/Thriller
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett (adapted by Devra Newberger Speregen, illustrated by Richard Lauter)
Classic, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Juvenile, Young Adult
May 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
Historical Fiction, Juvenile, Poetry
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
Fiction, Humor, Mystery
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Religion, Retelling, Romance, Young Adult
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
Classic, Fiction, Mystery
May 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
Contemporary Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Magical Realism
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Classic, Historical Fiction, Juvenile, Young Adult
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Humor, Romance
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
Adventure, Animals, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Horses, Juvenile, Young Adult
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Science Fictio
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A War of Gifts (Enger's Saga #1.1) by Orson Scott Card
Classic, Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Juvenile, Young Adult
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
Adult Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Family, Fiction, Marriage, Relationships
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Martin by (Dear Martin #1) Nic Stone
Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Social Justice, Young Adult
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Skyward (Skyward #1) by Brandon Sanderson
Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult
June 20 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Mystery, Thriller
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*First Meetings in Ender's Universe (Ender's Saga #0.5) by Orson Scott Card
Classic, Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories
June 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
Books About Books, Fiction, Marriage, Mystery/Thriller
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
Animals, Contemporary, Fiction, Juvenile, Prejudice/Discrimination, Young Adult
July 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga #1.2) by Orson Scott Card
Classic, Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction
July 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
Contemporary Fiction, Family, Fiction, Health & Wellness, Juvenile, Young Adult
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
Adventure, Fiction, Mystery, Philosophy, Religion, Science Fiction
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Coming-of-Age, Contemporary Fiction, Family, Fiction, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ+, Race, Romance, Young Adult
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
Classic, Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais
Contemporary Fiction, Cooking/Food, Cross-Cultural, Immigration, Family, Fiction, Prejudice/Discrimination
August 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Autobiography, Historical Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Political, Prejudice/Discrimination, Social Justice, True Crime
August 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
Contemporary Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Gothic, Mystery/Thriller
August 14 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton
Contemporary Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, LGBTQ+, Romance, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Young Adult
August 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
Fiction, Historical Fiction, Native American, Politics, Prejudice/Discrimination, Pulitzer Prize Winner
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Fat Like the Sun by Anna Swir, tranlated by Frazyna Baran & Margaret Marshment
Feminism, Poetry, Social Justice
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
Classical Literature, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Pulitzer Prize Winner, Romance
August 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Xenocide (Ender's Saga #3) by Orson Scott Card
Classic, Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult
August 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Magical Realism, Romance
September 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

24. A book about racism or race relations
*White Fragility" Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin Diangelo
*A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery #3) by Ayelet Waldman
January 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Hindu vs. Muslim
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
Mixed-race couple
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Martin by (Dear Martin #1) Nic Stone
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
Locke was a law enforcement official and a racist!
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross #2) by James Patterson
July 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais
August 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
August 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
 
25. A book set on an island
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

26. A short book (<210 pages) by a new-to-you author
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Fat Like the Sun by Anna Swir, tranlated by Frazyna Baran & Margaret Marshment
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Laws by Connie Palmen, translator Richard Huijing

27. A book with a character who can be found in a deck of cards
Jack, Queen, King, Ace, The Magician, The High Priestess, The Empress, The Emperor, The Hierophant, The Lovers, The Chariot, Strength, The Hermit, Wheel of Fortune, Justice, The Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, The Devil, The Tower, The Star, The Moon, The Sun, Judgement, The World, The Fool
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven- The Lovers, Death, The Tower
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Holiday Magic by Mary Carter, Terri DuLong, Cathy Lamb, Fern Michaels-The Lovers
January 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Adolescence of Zhenya Luvers by Boris Pasternak-Death 
January 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano-Strength, Death
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham-Death
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot #15) by Agatha Christie-Death
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman-The Lovers, Death, Temperance
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman-The Lovers, Death
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery #3) by Ayelet Waldman-The Lovers, Death, The Fool
January 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova-Strength, Death
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal-Death, Strength, Judgement
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu-Queen, King, The Empress, The Emperor, The Lovers, Strength, Justice, The Hanged Man, Death, The Tower, Judgement
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman-Strength, The Hermit, Death, Temperance
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Queen Liz and King Jordan
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Jack, Death, Judgement
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
Death, Judgement
February 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Justice, Lovers
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
The Lovers, Justice, Death
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
Justice, Judgement
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Devil--Lucy
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone #1) by John Grisham
Justice
March 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
Death, The World
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
Jack, Death
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Death, Judgement
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Death, Judgement
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
Death
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
The Lovers, Justice, Death, Judgement
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
Jack, The Lovers, Death, The Tower, Justice, Judgement
April 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
The Lovers, Justice, Death, The World
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) by M.C. Beaton
The Lovers, Justice, Death, Judgement, The Fool (Alice)
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Calico Joe by John Grisham
Judgement
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
The Lovers, Death, Temperance, Judgement, The World
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
The Lovers, Justice, Death, Judgement
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Death, Judgement
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
Death, Temperance
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
Temperance, Judgement
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Strength, Death, Judgement, Thw World
May 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Justice, Death, The Devil, Judgement
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
Strength, Justice, Death, Judgement
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
Poor Grace felt as if she was The Fool.
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
Death, Strength, Temperance, Judgement, The World
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
Justice, Death
May 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
Death
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
Justice, Death, Judgement, The World
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Hermit, Death, The World
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
Judgement, The World
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
Strength
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
Death, Judgement
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A War of Gifts (Enger's Saga #1.1) by Orson Scott Card
Juatice, Judgement, The World
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
The Lovers, Strength, The Hermit, Death, Judgement
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
Justice, Death, Judgement, The World
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
Death, Judgement, The World, The Fool
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
Justice, Death, Temperance, Judgement, The World
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Martin by (Dear Martin #1) Nic Stone
Strength, Justice, Death, Temperance, Judgement, The World
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Skyward (Skyward #1) by Brandon Sanderson
Death, The Star, Judgement, The World
June 20 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
Death, Judgement
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
,*First Meetings in Ender's Universe (Ender's Saga #0.5) by Orson Scott Card
Death, Judgement, The World
June 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. pollifax #2) by Dorothy Gilman
Justice, Death, Judgement, The World
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
The Lovers, Justice, Death, Judgement, The World, The Fool
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga #1.2) by Orson Scott Card
Strength, Death, Justice, Judgement, The World
July 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
Temperance, The Moon
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
Justice, Death, Judgement, The World
Precious must let go of past ex
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Lovers, Strength, Justice, Judgement, The World
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
Strength, Justice, Death, Judgement
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter
*Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross #2) by James Patterson
Justice, Death, The Devil, Judgement
July 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #3) by Dorothy Gilman
July 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Justice, Death, Judgement, The World
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
Strength, Death
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #1) by Dorothy Gilman
Death, Judgement, The World
August 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Precious and Grace (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #17) by Alexander McCall Smith
Justice and Judgement
August 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) by Jane Harper
Death, Judgement, The World
August 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais
Death, Judgement, The World
August 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Emperor, The Hanged Man, Death, Justice, Judgement, The World, The Fool
August 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
The High Priestess, The Lovers, Death, The Tower, Judgement, The World
August 14 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
The Lovers, Justice, Death, Temperance, Judgement, The World
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Fat Like the Sun by Anna Swir, translated by Frazyna Baran & Margaret Marshment
The Lovers, Justice, The World
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
Justice, Judgement, The World
August 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Xenocide (Ender's Saga #3) by Orson Scott Card
Justice, Death, The Devil, Judgement, The World
August 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
The Lovers, Strength, Death, Temperance, Judgment, The World
September 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

28. A book connected to ice
Set in winter with many descriptions of ice and snow and walking through ice.
January 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
Veronica searches the ice machine for a dead body.
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️#27-The Lov
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
The freezer.
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
It's set in Alaska! 
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Janina's murder weapon was frozen in ice!
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
glaciologist
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
Alaska!
July 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
King, Strength, Justice, Judgement, The World
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Alcatraz Rose (English Garden Mystery #6) by Anthony Eglin
Death, Judgement, The World
August 8 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Right To Be Cold: One Woman's Story of Protecting Her Culture, the Arctic and the Whole Planet by Sheila Watt-Cloutier

29. A book that you consider comfort reading
*Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot #15) by Agatha Christie
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone #1) by John Grisham
March 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett (adapted by Devra Newberger Speregen, illustrated by Richard Lauter)
May 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
July 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga #1.2) by Orson Scott Card
July 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #3) by Dorothy Gilman
July 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #1) by Dorothy Gilman
August 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Precious and Grace (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #17) by Alexander McCall Smith
August 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Alcatraz Rose (English Garden Mystery #6) by Anthony Eglin
August 8 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais
August 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
September 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

30. A long book
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Skyward (Skyward #1) by Brandon Sanderson
June 20 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross #2) by James Patterson
July 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi

31. A book by an author whose career spanned more than 21 years
*Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
January 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
January 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot #15) by Agatha Christie
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery #3) by Ayelet Waldman
January 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
February 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone #1) by John Grisham
March 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
April 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) by M.C. Beaton
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Calico Joe by John Grisham
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
May 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett (adapted by Devra Newberger Speregen, illustrated by Richard Lauter)
May 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
May 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A War of Gifts (Enger's Saga #1.1) by Orson Scott Card
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*First Meetings in Ender's Universe (Ender's Saga #0.5) by Orson Scott Card
June 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. pollifax #2) by Dorothy Gilman
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga #1.2) by Orson Scott Card
July 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross #2) by James Patterson
July 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #3) by Dorothy Gilman
July 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #1) by Dorothy Gilman
August 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Precious and Grace (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #17) by Alexander McCall Smith
August 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Fat Like the Sun by Anna Swir, translated by Frazyna Baran & Margaret Marshment
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
August 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Xenocide (Ender's Saga #3) by Orson Scott Card
August 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
September 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

32. A book whose cover shows more than 2 people
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Calico Joe by John Grisham
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais
August 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

33. A collection of short stories, essays, or poetry
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton
August 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Fat Like the Sun by Anna Swir, translated by Frazyna Baran & Margaret Marshment
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat

34. A book with a travel theme
*The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor
January 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
April 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) by M.C. Beaton
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Calico Joe by John Grisham
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
May 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
May 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Walking vs. Wheelchair
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
Shipwreck
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Martin by (Dear Martin #1) Nic Stone
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Skyward (Skyward #1) by Brandon Sanderson
June 20 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*First Meetings in Ender's Universe (Ender's Saga #0.5) by Orson Scott Card
June 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. pollifax #2) by Dorothy Gilman
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
July 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga #1.2) by Orson Scott Card
July 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #3) by Dorothy Gilman
July 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #1) by Dorothy Gilman
August 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Alcatraz Rose (English Garden Mystery #6) by Anthony Eglin
August 8 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) by Jane Harper
August 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais
August 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
August 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Xenocide (Ender's Saga #3) by Orson Scott Card
August 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
September 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

35. A book set in a country on or below the Tropic of Cancer: Algeria, Niger, Libya, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, China, Taiwan, Mexico, Bahamas, Western Sahara (Morocco, Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic), Mauritania, Mali.
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Nigeria
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
Brazil
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
India
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
Partially set in India.
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
Partially set in South America
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
Africa
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #1) by Dorothy Gilman
Mexico
August 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Precious and Grace (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #17) by Alexander McCall Smith
Africa
August 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) by Jane Harper
Australia
August 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais
India
August 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff-Egypt

36. A book with six or more words in the title
*Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson
United Nations 2021 "International Year" themes--Trust
You must have a trusting relationship between human and animal to succeed.
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
August 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
*The Harmony Silk Factory by Tash Aw
*The Laws by Connie Palmen, translator Richard Huijing
*My Brilliant Friend 
*The White Tiger
*The Reluctant Fundamentalist
*Breath, Eyes, Memory
*The Memory of Love
*Things Fall Apart
*We Need New Names
*The Sea by John Banfield
*Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat
July's People by Nadine Gordimer
Untouchable
Empress Orchid
The Refugees
Half of a Yellow Sun
Pippi Longstocking
The Fishermen
In the Time of Butterflies
In the Shadow of the Banyan
Purple Hibiscus
*Sea of Poppies
Grand Hotel
The Traveling Cat Chronicles
Midnight's Children
Kokoro by Natsume Soseki
The House at Sugar Beach by Helene Cooper
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie, translator Ina Rilke
Rooftops of Tehran by Mahbod Seraji
Salt Houses by Hala Alyan
She Would Be King by Wayetu Moore
Akata Witch
*Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
Through page 11

38. A book related to a word given by a random word generator
https://randomwordgenerator.com/ 
*Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
COMPLICATION: You could call it a complication when a husband has mortgaged his family's home to the hilt for his mistress!
January 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor
DILUTE: Binti's DNA and/or Himba genetics is diluted every time she takes on another creature's DNA, such as Okwu/Meduse and New Fish
January 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
REACTION: Finch's reaction to Violet's confession 
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
PAY: Payments made to passengers' relatives
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
ADVANCE: It would be an advance in human culture/society to treat all genders equally.
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman
SUSPICION: Juliet has a suspicion about several different people along the way
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery #3) by Ayelet Waldman
THREATEN: Matthew did threaten Juliet and her child.
January 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
ASYLUM: The most vivid memories Joe has of his mother are from his visits to her in the State Hospital which was more of an insane asylum in its day.
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
LINEAGE: A consideration when searching for traitors.
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
VETERAN: There were many veterans in many areas: warfare, tyranny, betrayal, scholarship.
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
WILL: Eleanor must have the will to recover.
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
POSSIBILITY: About halfway through I felt there was a strong possibility Holden was indeed "a madman."
February 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
DO: Regarding her final project of a short story--Just DO it!
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
HE: Yes, it is all about "HE"/HIM! 
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
CELLAR: Arthur's "cage" for 6 months of his life
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
EMBRYO: That little unexpected embryo brought unexpected consequences.
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
DISAPPOINT: Much disappointment to be had--for those who died and the ones they left behind, for the overly-confident engineers and builders, and for the world.
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
MISTREAT: Judd is learning not to mistreat his dogs.
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
MISLEAD: Dara Lynn and Ruthie mislead Mrs. Preston, Mrs. Preston misleads Mrs. Dawes.
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
WATER: the island is surrounded by water
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
ANTICIPATION: Anticipation of Summer's eventual institutionalization.
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
BEGIN: Susan feels she must begin to investigate Alan's death.
April 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
ESCAPE: Oliver makes good his escape.
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
HANDICAP: The Countess acquires a handicap as the result of the magician's elephant falling into her lap!
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
DRESSING: Wendell's dressing of his wounds, patients "dressing" for dinner
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
PEDESTRIAN: Several pedestrians played large roles in this book.
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
VISIT: Nora visits many of her infinite lives.
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
ACHIEVEMENT: Ender is an overachiever.
May 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
ALIVE: These children are no longer alive...
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
DISAPPOINT: Charlie didn't want to disappoint Precious, Grace didn't want to disappoint Phuti, and Rra Maketoni didn't want to disappoint Charlie.
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
MURDER: Double and attempted a third!
May 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
DEVIATION: How much did they all deviate from their "normal" lives due to the sharks?
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
CUNNING: Fred proved to be quite cunning in his thievery!
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
INDIRECT: They accomplished an indirect way to allow the Black to race the two fastest horses
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
ELECTRONICS: A mainstay in this world is electronics.
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A War of Gifts (Enger's Saga #1.1) by Orson Scott Card
SHARE: Acceptance that not everyone shares the same beliefs.
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
CAKE: Mimi's pound cake
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
ROOF: One of the first things Amal notices is how high the ceilings/roof are in the Khan's house. 
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

39. A book involving an immigrant
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone #1) by John Grisham
March 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
More than one...
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
P√ľnd
April 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Enrique's Journey by Sonia Nazario
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*First Meetings in Ender's Universe (Ender's Saga #0.5) by Orson Scott Card
His whole family from Poland to the US.
June 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. pollifax #2) by Dorothy Gilman
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga #1.2) by Orson Scott Card
July 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #3) by Dorothy Gilman
July 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais
August 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Xenocide (Ender's Saga #3) by Orson Scott Card
August 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
September 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

40. A book with flowers or greenery on the cover
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Holiday Magic by Mary Carter, Terri DuLong, Cathy Lamb, Fern Michaels-The Lovers
January 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) by M.C. Beaton
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Calico Joe by John Grisham
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
Flowers in the pattern on the curtains.
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett (adapted by Devra Newberger Speregen, illustrated by Richard Lauter)
May 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
A papaya tree!
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. pollifax #2) by Dorothy Gilman
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross #2) by James Patterson
July 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #1) by Dorothy Gilman
August 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Precious and Grace (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #17) by Alexander McCall Smith
August 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Alcatraz Rose (English Garden Mystery #6) by Anthony Eglin
August 8 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) by Jane Harper
August 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais
August 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton
August 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
August 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Back Bay by William Martin

41. A book by a new-to-you BIPOC author
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Martin by (Dear Martin #1) Nic Stone
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
August 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
August 14 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton
August 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

42. A mystery or thriller
*The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot #15) by Agatha Christie
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery #3) by Ayelet Waldman
January 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone #1) by John Grisham
March 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
April 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) by M.C. Beaton
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
May 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. pollifax #2) by Dorothy Gilman
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross #2) by James Patterson
July 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #3) by Dorothy Gilman
July 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #1) by Dorothy Gilman
August 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Precious and Grace (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #17) by Alexander McCall Smith
August 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Alcatraz Rose (English Garden Mystery #6) by Anthony Eglin
August 8 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) by Jane Harper
August 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
August 14 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

43. A book with elements of magic
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Gathering of Shadows (Shades of Magic #2) by V.E. Schwab
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton
August 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

44. A book whose title contains a negative
Dangerous is a negative adjective and never.
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The word "revenge" is negative, IMO
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga #1.2) by Orson Scott Card
July 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
August 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Xenocide (Ender's Saga #3) by Orson Scott Card
August 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

45. A book related to a codeword from the NATO Phonetic Alphabet: Alfa, Bravo, Charlie, Delta, Echo, Foxtrot, Golf, Hotel, India, Juliett, Kilo, Lima, Mike, November, Oscar, Papa, Quebec, Romeo, Sierra, Tango, Uniform, Victor, Whiskey, X-ray, Yankee, Zulu
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
Charlie was Finch's best friend.
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman
Juliet 
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
Juliet
*Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery #3) by Ayelet Waldman
Juliet
January 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
Uniform-Joe's police uniform
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
A regiment from India helped them.
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
The Dara army had dignified uniforms. 
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Holden stayed in a hotel in NYC.
February 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
GOLF and HOTEL
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
HOTEL
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
HOTEL, WHISKEY
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
PAPA: Oliver and Marcie were both obliged to their papas.
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) by M.C. Beaton 
CHARLIE, HOTEL, ROMEO (as I'm sure Jeremy considers himself to be...)
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
HOTEL
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
UNIFORM
May 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Runu's Papa probably has the most guilt...
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
Charlie--one of the recurring main characters
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
India
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
Hotel
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
India
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Skyward (Skyward #1) by Brandon Sanderson
Papa, Uniform
June 20 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. pollifax #2) by Dorothy Gilman
Hotel
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
Hotel
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga #1.2) by Orson Scott Card
Victor
July 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
Charlie
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Precious and Grace (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #17) by Alexander McCall Smith
Charlie, Hotel
August 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
UNIFORM: Catherine House went way beyond "school uniform"!
August 14 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
WHISKEY
September 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

46. Winner or nominee in the 2020 Goodreads Choice Awards
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
2020 Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Fiction 
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
2020 Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Fiction
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
2020 Goodreads Choice Award nominee for Young Adult Fiction
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
2020 Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
2020 Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Historical Fiction 
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

47. A nonfiction book that is not a biography or memoir
*A Night to Remember  by Walter Lord
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*We Should All Be Feminists by Ngozi Chimimanda Adichie
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Animals Make Us Human by Temple Grandin
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

48. A book that might cause someone to react “You read what?!?”
*Holiday Magic by Mary Carter, Terri DuLong, Cathy Lamb, Fern Michaels-The Lovers45
On January 10 my friend Paige said, "You read what?!?" when I told her I was reading this book! :)
January 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

49. A book with an ensemble cast
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot #15) by Agatha Christie
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery #3) by Ayelet Waldman
January 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) by M.C. Beaton
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Calico Joe by John Grisham
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
May 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett (adapted by Devra Newberger Speregen, illustrated by Richard Lauter)
May 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A War of Gifts (Enger's Saga #1.1) by Orson Scott Card
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Martin by (Dear Martin #1) Nic Stone
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. pollifax #2) by Dorothy Gilman
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga #1.2) by Orson Scott Card
July 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Alcatraz Rose (English Garden Mystery #6) by Anthony Eglin
August 8 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) by Jane Harper
August 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais
August 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
August 14 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Xenocide (Ender's Saga #3) by Orson Scott Card
August 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
September 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

50. A book published in 2021
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

51. A book whose title refers to person(s) without giving their name
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
February 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) by M.C. Beaton
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
May 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross #2) by James Patterson
July 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Good Wives (Little Women #1, part 2) by Louisa May Alcott
August 1 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
August 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
September 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter

52. A book related to "the end"
*Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
The end of the Taylors' marriage.
January 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor
The end of the trilogy.
January 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
The end of life...
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Holiday Magic by Mary Carter, Terri DuLong, Cathy Lamb, Fern Michaels-The Lovers
Terri DuLong's novella was at the end of this book.
January 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson
Hopefully this will help create the ending of inhumane treatment of animals.
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
The end of life for 191 people.
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot #15) by Agatha Christie
The end of Mr. Shaitana's life!
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman
The end of Abigail's life.
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
The end of Fraydle's life.
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery #3) by Ayelet Waldman
The end of Bobby's life.
January 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
Joe's premature death.
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
The end of many lives.
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The end of Eleanor's mental illness.
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The end of prom season, the end of the prom queen/king competition, the end of a same-sex couple not attending prom in Campbell Country, IN. 
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
The end of Richard's life.
February 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Hopefully the end of Wren's addiction, their father's refusal to deal with his mental health challenges, and Cath and Wren's alienation from each other.
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
Launching the Vonnegut in case of the end of earth as a habitable planet.
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Hopefully the end of DJT running for or holding any political office in the future.
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
In the end, Linus chooses to truly "live" a life of his choosing!
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
The end (and beginning) of life
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
In the end, everyone connects in unexpected ways..
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
.*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
In the end Daniel creates his own belonging and family.
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
The end of Summer's ability to live outside an institutional setting. 
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) by M.C. Beaton
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
The end of much, leading to the beginning of happier times.
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Calico Joe by John Grisham
The end of a brilliant professional baseball career and the end of a regretful life.
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
The end of Iris' marriage.
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
The end of life as they know it for McCann and Breslin.
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The end of 4 lives and Janina's freedom.
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
In the end Nora realized what made her life worth living.
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
In the end compassion and kindness won out! 
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Ender won in the end...
May 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
In the end these children are gone...
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett (adapted by Devra Newberger Speregen, illustrated by Richard Lauter)
In the end, Mary's arrival was a blessing!
May 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
In the end, Ha remained in the US and made a life for herself.
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
In the end everything works out to everyone's satisfaction.
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
The terrorists were thwarted in the end.
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
In the end...were they any better off? 
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Positive thinking won out in the end!
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
In the end, Nina let go of her body insecurities, allowing herself to fully participate in a romantic relationship again! 
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
In the end it would seem that what he thought he knew was not the truth.
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A War of Gifts (Enger's Saga #1.1) by Orson Scott Card
In the end, no one is allowed to practice anything resembling religious traditions to enable routine schedules. 
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
In the end it proves better to live in the present, resolving the past, to prepare for a better more well-informed future than you might otherwise manifest
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
In the end, I enjoyed this book!
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
In the end Amal regains her freedom.
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. pollifax #2) by Dorothy Gilman
Mrs. Pollifax gets not only the spy, but also her child into the US in the end.
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
In the end Susan did solve both the murder and disappearance. 
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga #1.2) by Orson Scott Card
This was nowhere near the "end" of Ender!
July 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
In the end, Martha discovers herself and her father is rehabilitated.
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
Ined the end, poor Precious didn't really get much of a holiday!
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
The end as well as the beginning. 
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
In the end Lily and Kath get to determine their own futures. 
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
Ender achieved his main goals in the end, but will it all hold together for the future?
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross #2) by James Patterson
In the end, it was one fo their own!
July 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. Pollifax #3) by Dorothy Gilman
In the end, Mrs. Pollifax strategized and rescued many innocent people! 
July 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Precious and Grace (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #17) by Alexander McCall Smith
In the end, forgiveness wins out over revenge!
August 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Alcatraz Rose (English Garden Mystery #6) by Anthony Eglin
In the end, there were still unverified details.
August 8 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Force of Nature (Aaron Falk #2) by Jane Harper
In the end, it was a series of small incidents...
August 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais
In the end, Hassan set records!
August 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
In the end I'm not sure Ines knows much more about "plasm"...
August 14 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
In the end they defeated the proposed termination law.
August 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Xenocide (Ender's Saga #3) by Orson Scott Card
In the end, there may still be xenocide aplenty! 
August 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
End the end, it is kindness that matters most. 
September 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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