2021 Popsugar Challenge

2021 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge


39/50 prompts completed 
77 books read 
as of July 19

I am proud to serve as one of two moderators for this Goodreads Challenge this year! 

* Denotes a book I own and a reminder to myself to read these! :)

REGULAR

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

2. An Afrofuturist book
*The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor
January 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

3. A book that has a heart, diamond, club, or spade on the cover
*Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot #15) by Agatha Christie
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
Necklace in shape of a heart.
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Blackberry Wine by Joanne Harris
The Solitaire Mystery by Jostein Gaarder, Sarah Jane Hails (translator)

4. A book by an author who shares your zodiac sign
*The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor
January 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone #1) by John Grisham
March 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
April 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Passing by Nella Larsen
Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
Akata Witch (Akata Witch #1) by Nnedi Okorafor
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
Gathering Blue (The Giver #2) by Lois Lowry
Maya Angelou
Beverly Cleary
Richard Dawkins
Christopher Hitchens
Anthony Horowitz
Barbara Kingsolver
Louis Sachar
Amy Sedaris
Anna Sewell
Dana Stabenow
Jennifer Weiner
Lauren Weisberger
Tennessee Williams

5. A dark academia book
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret History by Donna Tartt
April 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas

6. A book with a gem, mineral, or rock in the title
*The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
*The Silence of Stone by Andrea Busfield

7. A book where the main character works at your current or dream job
*Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson
An expert advocate for humane treatment of all animals! 
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
Professional pianist.
February 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
Wade works at filling his days since he is one of the richest human beings on earth. Ahhhhh...that is my "dream job"! :)
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Linus' job is advocating for children.
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
Painter
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
Running a small tourist resort on the beach in Greece.
April 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
Financially independent, crime solving as a hobby.
May 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
She's a spy!
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
They're all retired and that's what I want to do--RETIRE!
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. pollifax #2) by Dorothy Gilman
She's a spy! 
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
Martha is an actress!
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Goodnight June by Sarah Jio
*The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George, Simon Pare (translator)
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry

8. A book that has won the Women’s Prize for Fiction
*Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
*We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
Small Island 

9. A book with a family tree
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich

10. A bestseller from the 1990s
*Waiting to Exhale (Waiting to Exhale #1) by Terry McMillan
*Possessing the Secret of Joy by Alice Walker
*Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang

11. A book about forgetting
*Dementia Reimagined: Building a Life of Joy and Dignity from Beginning to End by Tia Powell

12. A book you have seen on someone’s bookshelf (in real life, on a Zoom call, in a TV show,        etc.)
*Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
On Brit Bennett's bookshelf during the 2020 Texas Book Festival Interview.

13. A locked-room mystery
*Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot #15) by Agatha Christie
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley
The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra (Baby Ganesh Agency Investigation Series #4) by Vaseem Khan
An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena
No Exit by Taylor Adams

14. A book set in a restaurant
The One-Hundred Foot Journey by Richard Morais

15. A book with a black-and-white cover
*The Central Park Five: The Untold Story Behind One of New York's Most Infamous Crimes by Sarah Burns 

16. A book by an indigenous author
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
*The Antelope Wife by Louise Erdrich
*The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
*There There by Tommy Orange
*The Right To Be Cold: One Woman's Story of Protecting Her Culture, the Arctic and the Whole Planet by Sheila Watt-Cloutier
Plains of Promise by Alexis Wright

17. A book that has the same title as a song
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

18. A book about a subject you are passionate about
*Black Swan Green by David Mitchell-bullying
January 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor-Diversity, Acceptance, Peace
January 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven-mental/emotional health, bullying, grief, "survivor guilt"
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson
Humane treatment of all animals at all times.
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
Helping each other.
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
Empathy for others, acceptance of all.
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
I do believe there are other dimensions of "being" that some of us humans can access or could access with a bit of practice.
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Each human needs others who will accept them and treat them with "unconditional positive regard."
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
All of us should strive to accept others as they are.
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Mental health.
February 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
End-of-life decisions.
February 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline-empathy
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Mental health and U.S. politics.
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Advocating for children, acceptance/appreciation for all, and finding true love.
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone #1) by John Grisham
Justice served.
March 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
Accepting how a person looks and choosing to get to know them to determine whether you enjoy their personality.
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
Safety and equal treatment for all.
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Caring for animals and helping others.
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Compassion for all.
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
Compassion for those suffering mental health challenges.
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
Social justice, especially in the textile industry.
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
Acceptance, love, and believing in the "impossible"!
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
Justice being served.
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The indiscriminate killing of domestic pets.
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
Living your best life...
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
Prejudice/discrimination, religious persecution, LGBTQ, religious freedom for all.
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
Poverty, helping others, compassion, mental health, addiction, being a "good" human being
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Bullying, War
May 2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Intergenerational poverty, inequality of financial resources, child endangerment.
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett (adapted by Devra Newberger Speregen, illustrated by Richard Lauter)
Limitless hope and continued progress toward rehabilitation.
May 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
immigration, prejudice/discrimination, and bullying.
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
Domestic abuse and honesty/ethical behavior.
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
Prejudice/discrimination, love and marriage.
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
A well-written mystery!
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The "Magic" of positive thinking!
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
Compassionate care and treatment of animals.
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
Accepting life's challenges and living in the here and now.
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
Opportunity for all!
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
For me, monogamy in a committed long-term relationship/marriage is an absolute requirement, though alternative arrangements may be quite acceptable to other people.
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
"Dirty cops"
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Martin by (Dear Martin #1) Nic Stone
Social justice, racial profiling, prejudice/discrimination, microaggressions
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Skyward (Skyward #1) by Brandon Sanderson
Social Equality for all!
June 20 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
Solving mysteries!
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*First Meetings in Ender's Universe (Ender's Saga #0.5) by Orson Scott Card
Exploitation, Political Maneuvering, War
June 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
Unfair/unjust arrest, charge, and incarceration.
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
Appropriate educational environments for all, compassion for and acceptance of all creatures.
July 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
A safe and loving environment for children.
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
Dispelling false rumors and exposing fraud.
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
Answering life's toughest questions: "Where do we come from?" and "Where are we going?" 
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Acceptance, respect, and appreciation of all!
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
Learning about and coexisting with others' cultural practices. 
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin Diangelo

19. A book that discusses body positivity
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett (adapted by Devra Newberger Speregen, illustrated by Richard Lauter)
May 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
Graham describes himself as "fat."
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
Chris needs to start working out!
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner
The Body is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor
Dumplin' by Julie Murphy

20. A book on a Black Lives Matter reading list
*Dear Martin by (Dear Martin #1) Nic Stone
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

21. A genre hybrid
*The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor-Fantasy, Science Fiction, Afrofuturism, Young Adult
January 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano-Contemporary Fiction, Young Adult
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal-Historical Fiction, Historical Nonfiction, Fantasy, Paranormal
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu-Fantasy, Science Fiction, "Silkpunk"
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson- Contemporary Fiction, LGBTQ+, Romance, Young Adult
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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
/Coming of Age, Dark Academia, Fiction, Mystery
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
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
Humor, Fiction, Mystery
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Religion, Romance, Retelling, 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, Historical Fiction, Juvenile, Horses, Young Adult
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A War of Gifts (Enger's Saga #1.1) by Orson Scott Card
Classic, Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
Coming-of-Age, Contemporary Fiction, Family, Fiction, Health, Mental Health
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, Marriage, Mystery/Thriller
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
Adventure, 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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

22. A book set mostly or entirely outdoors
*The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor
January 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth #1) by M.C. Beaton
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett (adapted by Devra Newberger Speregen, illustrated by Richard Lauter)
May 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. pollifax #2) by Dorothy Gilman
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Force of Nature by Jane Harper
Watership Down by Richard Adams

23. A book with something broken on the cover
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin Diangelo
The Murder of Graham Catton by Katie Lowe
Know My Name by Chanel Miller
The Wrong Family by Tarryn Fisher
The Chicken Sisters by K.J. Dell'Antonia

24. A book by a Muslim-American/Muslim-British author
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Children of Dust: A Portrait of a Muslim as a Young Man by Ali Eteraz
*The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
*And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write by Sabrint Mahfouz (editor) (SFB)
A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Merza
All-American Muslim Girl by Nadine Jolie Courtney
Mycroft Holmes (Mycroft Holmes and Sherlock #1) by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse
Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa
The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami
Thorn by Intisar Khanani
The City of Brass (The Daevebad Trilogy #1) by S.A. Chakraborty  

25. A book that was published anonymously
Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley
*Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
Any Jane Austen or Anne Bronte book (all were originally published under Anonymous)

26. A book with an oxymoron in the title
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone #1) by John Grisham
March 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker
Up the Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman
One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Hogwarts Library) by Newt Scamander
Recollections of My Nonexistence: A Memoir by Rebecca Solnit
The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

27. A book about do-overs or fresh starts
*Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
January 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor
January 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Holiday Magic by Mary Carter, Terri DuLong, Cathy Lamb, Fern Michaels
January 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
February 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
February 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
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
A "do-over" of Antionette Conway's initial investigation.
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Linus is actually "living" life for the first time!
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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Thanks to her friends who smuggled her out of the country...Janina has a fresh start!
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Martin by (Dear Martin #1) Nic Stone
Social justice, racial profiling, prejudice/discrimination, microaggressions
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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

28. A magical realism book
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
*Lost Lake (Lost Lake #1) by Sarah Addison Allen

29. A book set in multiple countries
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
April 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Poland and Czech Republic
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
UK, Brazil, France, Antarctica
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett (adapted by Devra Newberger Speregen, illustrated by Richard Lauter)
England and Australia
May 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
Vietnam, USA
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
US, Hong Kong
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
United Kingdom and Italy
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
India, United Kingdom, US
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
US and South American country in the Andes
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
UK and Cyprus
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. pollifax #2) by Dorothy Gilman
Turkey and US
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
Crete and US
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok

30. A book set somewhere you’d like to visit in 2021
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
Though born and raised in Indiana there were several places mentioned that I have not visited.
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Holiday Magic by Mary Carter, Terri DuLong, Cathy Lamb, Fern Michaels
Hawaii, New York
January 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
I would like to visit Russia someday.
January 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
California
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I would love to visit Nigeria.
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot #15) by Agatha Christie
London, England
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman
California
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
California
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery #3) by Ayelet Waldman
California
January 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
Boston
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
France!
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Glasgow, Scotland!
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
I wouldn't mind visiting Alaska--once! :)
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
Boston, MA
February 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
West Virginia
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
West Virginia
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
British Columbia, Canada
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
England, 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, New York State
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
Ireland
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Poland and Czech Republic
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
Brazil, France
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
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
Botswana, Africa
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
Toronto, Canada
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
Pakistan
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
Cambridge, Massachusetts
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
Washington, D.C. and South America
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
Cyrpus
June 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
Crete
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
Alaska and Oregon
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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
California
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

31. A book by a blogger, vlogger, YouTube video creator, or other online personality
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
Podcast and weekly Facebook live event-Friends & Fiction
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Lo has a blog.
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor (Carls #2)  by Hank Green

32. A book whose title starts with “Q,” “X,” or “Z”
Xenocide (Ender's Saga #3) by Orson Scott Card

33. A book featuring three generations (grandparent, parent, child)
*The Night Masquerade (Binti #3) by Nnedi Okorafor
January 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Holiday Magic by Mary Carter, Terri DuLong, Cathy Lamb, Fern Michaels
January 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
July 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

34. A book about a social justice issue
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
Acceptance of people dealing with a disability or disabilities.
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
Acceptance of female leaders.
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Child abuse.
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
LGBTQ+
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French#Feminism-the right of females not to be sexually abused or exploited.
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Prejudice/discrimination
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
\Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone #1) by John Grisham
Seeing justice served.
March 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
Discrimination based upon wealth/ability to pay.
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
Compassionate treatment for mental health patients.
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
Many of them!
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
Morally and ethically correct behavior by police.
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Killing animals just to kill animals, including domestic pets.
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
Religious freedom
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
Poverty
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Intergenerational poverty, inequality of financial resources, child endangerment.
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
Immigration, Prejudice/Discrimination, Bullying
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
Domestic abuse, Ethics in business
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
Prejudice/discrimination in the workplace
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A War of Gifts (Enger's Saga #1.1) by Orson Scott Card
Freedom of Religion and/or Cultural/National Traditions.
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
Equal opportunity for all and the elimination of the feudal landlord system.
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
Mixed-race couples, unethical/criminal law enforcement officials, political machinations
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Martin by (Dear Martin #1) Nic Stone
Racial profiling, equitable criminal charges and sentencing
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Skyward (Skyward #1) by Brandon Sanderson
Social inequality regarding access to institutions, etc.
June 20 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*First Meetings in Ender's Universe (Ender's Saga #0.5) by Orson Scott Card
Forced conscription of children into the military.
June 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
Unfair/unjust arrest, charge, and conviction/incarceration
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
Equal access to educational resources, scientific study of wildlife.
July 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
Addiction, Child Welfare
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
Exposing fraudulent businesses and debunking false accusations.
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
Monarchy vs. Democracy
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Equal rights for all!
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
War vs. Peaceful Coexistence
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Right To Be Cold: One Woman's Story of Protecting Her Culture, the Arctic, and the Whole Planet by Sheila Watt-Cloutier

35. A book in a different format than what you normally read (audiobooks, ebooks, graphic novels)
Our Harlem: Seven Days of Cooking, Music and Soul at the Red Rooster by Marcus Samuelsson

36. A book that has fewer than 1,000 reviews on Amazon or Goodreads
*Holiday Magic by Mary Carter, Terri DuLong, Cathy Lamb, Fern Michaels - 97 reviews on Goodreads
January 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson - 783 reviews on Goodreads
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Adolescence of Zhenya Luvers by Boris Pasternak - 9 reviews on Goodreads
January 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman - 152 reviews on Goodreads
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman - 69 reviews on Goodreads
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery #3) by Ayelet Waldman - 41 reviews on Goodreads
January 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal-807 reviews
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu-432 reviews on Goodreads
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson-129 reviews on Goodreads
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor-153 reviews on Goodreads
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor-62 reviews on Goodreads
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant-96 reviews on Goodreads
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White-100 reviews on Goodreads
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal-276 reviews on Goodreads
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall-779 reviews on Goodreads
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman-253 reviews on Goodreads
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A War of Gifts (Enger's Saga #1.1) by Orson Scott Card-978 reviews on Goodreads
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry-748 reviews on Goodreads
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*First Meetings in Ender's Universe (Ender's Saga #0.5) by Orson Scott Card-645 reviews on Goodreads
June 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax (Mrs. pollifax #2) by Dorothy Gilman-673 reviews on Goodreads
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

37. A book you think your best friend would like
*Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
January 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
January 19--5/5 stars
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
I know she would because she is the one who recommended it to me! :)
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Calico Joe by John Grisham
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moonflower Murders (Susan Ryeland #2) by Anthony Horowitz
June 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
July 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Life Mask by Emma Donoghue
The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue

38. A book about art or an artist
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
Finch was a musician and songwriter.
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
Jane was a screenwriter and Eddie was a pianist.
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman
Peter is a screenwriter.
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
Peter is a screenwriter. 
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery #3) by Ayelet Waldman
Peter is a screenwriter. 
January 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Liz is a musician and arranger.
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Mabel draws/sketches.
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
Professional pianist
February 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Cath is a writer.
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
Kira was an artist
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
Alix was a painter.
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
Daniel and his grandfather are both carvers.
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
Summer had a beautiful singing voice.
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
Nora was a singer/songwriter and writer.
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
Ayesha is a poet.
May 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
Noa was a musician.
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
Charity turned out to be a writer.
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
Lainey is a mixed-media artist
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Monogamy by Sue Miller
Annie is a photographer
June 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
Alex is a musician/pianist
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
Martha is an actress, Marcus is a costumer, and Laura is a cinematographer.
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
Brown includes much information about art and artists.
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman
*Me by Elton John

39. A book everyone seems to have read but you
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

40. Your favorite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading Challenge
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/19650306-all-past-popsugar-challenge-categories-2015---2020---updated-through-2
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
From 2017 POPSUGAR challenge-prompt #2 On my TBR list for way too long
*The Adolescence of Zhenya Luvers by Boris Pasternak 
From 2015 POPSUGAR challenge-prompt #44 Originally written in another language
January 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
From 2016 POPSUGAR Summer challenge-prompt #25 A book that made you cry
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
From 2017 POPSUGAR challenge-prompt #39 First book in a series I haven't read yet
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
From 2016 POPSUGAR challenge-prompt #13 Self-improvement
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot #15) by Agatha Christie
From 2017 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #26 Author from a country I've never visited
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
From 2015 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #16 A book from an author you love that you haven't read yet
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery #3) by Ayelet Waldman
From 2017 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #47 A book with an eccentric character--Al!
January 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
From 2017 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #51 A book about a difficult topic--Huntington's Disease
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
From 2016 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #8 Set in Europe
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
From 2015 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #7 A book with nonhuman characters
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
From 2017 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #51 A book about a difficult topic
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
From 2017 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #5 Written by a person of color
February 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
From 2016 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #1 A book based upon a fairy tale
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
From 2015 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #48 A banned book
February 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
From 2016 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #5 A YA fiction book
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
From 2015 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #16 A book from an author you love that you haven't read yet
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
From 2015 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #28 A book with antonyms in the title--"too much" and "enough"
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
From 2015 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #36 A book set in high school
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
From 2019 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #27 A book featuring an extinct or imaginary creature
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
From 2015 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #11 A book with a one-word title.
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
From 2017 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #14 A book involving travel
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
From 2018 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #22 A book with alliteration in the title.
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
From 2015 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #45 Set during Christmas.
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
From 2016 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #9 A book with less than 150 pages
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
From the 2015 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #7 A book with nonhuman characters
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Calico Joe by John Grisham
From 2016 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #30 A book with a blue cover
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
From 2015 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #44 Originally written in another language from my own.
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
From the Summer 2020 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #9 A book with a release date in June, July, or August of any year. (August)
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
From 2016 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #25 A book that takes place during the summer.
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
From 2015 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #8 A book that is funny
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
From 2015 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #37 A book with a color in the title
May 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
From 2016 POPSUGAR CHallenge-prompt #2 A National Book Award winner (for Young Peoples Literature 2011)
May 9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
From 2020 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt#12 A book that passes the Bechdel test
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
From 2019 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #8 A book about a hobby. Solving crimes is Lord Peter Wimsey's hobby!
May 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
From 2015 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #28 A book with antonyms in the title. Sharks are usually considered to be killers, not "saviors."
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
From 2015 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #7 A book containing nonhuman characters: Fred
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
From 2015 POPSUGAR Challenge-prompt #7 A book containing nonhuman characters: the Black, the other two racing horses, and the horse he attacked
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
From 2018 POPSUGAR Challenge prompt #27 A book set on a different planet
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
From 2017 POPSUGAR Challenge prompt #51 A book about a difficult topic
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

ADVANCED

41. The longest book (by pages) on your TBR list
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu-858 pages
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

42. The shortest book (by pages) on your TBR list
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie-48 pages
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

43. The book on your TBR list with the prettiest cover
*All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
I've always thought this cover was pretty and interesting, but it is also so very pertinent to the story! 
January 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Holiday Magic by Mary Carter, Terri DuLong, Cathy Lamb, Fern Michaels
January 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
February 24 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline
March 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
July 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

44. The book on your TBR list with the ugliest cover
*The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
January 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Wall of Storms (The Dandelion Dynasty #2) by Ken Liu
February 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
April 18 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
May 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

45. The book that’s been on your TBR list for the longest amount of time
*Gold by Chris Cleave

46. A book from your TBR list you meant to read last year but didn’t
*Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
January 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Adolescence of Zhenya Luvers by Boris Pasternak 
January 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
January 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
March 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
March 21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz
April 4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
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 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️#
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*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
Social justice, racial profiling, prejudice/discrimination, microaggressions
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

47. A book from your TBR list you associate with a favorite person, place, or thing
*Holiday Magic by Mary Carter, Terri DuLong, Cathy Lamb, Fern Michaels
I only read this because of Terri DuLong's Cedar Key series which is an absolute favorite!
January 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals by Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson-Animals!
January 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Adolescence of Zhenya Luvers by Boris Pasternak 
Associated with Pasternak's novel Dr. Zhivago and the movie adaptation.
January 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot #15) by Agatha Christie
Christie is one of my all-time favorite authors.
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Nursery Crimes (A Mommy-Track Mystery #1) by Ayelet Waldman
Ayelet Waldman is one of my favorite authors!
January 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Big Nap (A Mommy-Track Mystery #2) by Ayelet Waldman
Ayelet Waldman is one of my favorite authors!
January 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery #3) by Ayelet Waldman
Ayelet Waldman is one of my favorite authors!
January 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova
Lisa Genova is one of my all-time favorite authors!
January 31 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
Mary Robinette Kowal is one of my all-time favorite authors!
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Gail Honeyman is a new favorite author!
February 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
Genova is one of my all-time favorite authors!
February 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5) by Tana French
Tana French is one of my all-time favorite authors!
March 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer (Theodore Boone #1) by John Grisham
One of my all-time favorite series!
March 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beauty by Susan Wilson
One of my all-time favorite authors!
March 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Saving Shiloh (Shiloh #3) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
One of my all-time favorite authors!
March 28 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A Shiloh Christmas (Shiloh #4) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
One of my all-time favorite authors!
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Oliver's Story (Love Story #2) by Erich Segal
I adored both the movie and book Love Story.
April 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
DiCamillo is one of my favorite authors
April 7 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6) by Tana French
French is one of my all-time favorite authors!
April 12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
One of my favorite life phllosophies: Live in the moment and be kind.
April 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
One of my favorite things is to see younger adults/teens involved in political causes.
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
Backman is one of my absolute favorite authors!
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett (adapted by Devra Newberger Speregen, illustrated by Richard Lauter)
Gardens, those who accept and help others help themselves.
May 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15) by Alexander McCall Smith
One of my absolute favorite authors and series!
May 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
Mysteries!
May 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha (Mrs. Pollifax #7) by Dorothy Gilman
Mysteries!
May 22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn
A selection for the book club at my favorite used bookstore! 
May 23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The "Magic" of positive thinking!
May 26 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anyone But You by Jennifer Cruisie
Doggies!
May 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #1) by Walter Farley
One of my favorite books from childhood.
May 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries #2) by Martha Wells
A favorite series!
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*A War of Gifts (Enger's Saga #1.1) by Orson Scott Card
A favorite series!
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Bookshop at Water's End by Patti Callahan Henry
Recreational water settings.
May 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross #1) by James Patterson
I read and loved Alex Cross's Trial (Alex Cross #15) years ago and wanted to read the series through in sequence.
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Dear Martin by (Dear Martin #1) Nic Stone
Books depicting social injustice.
June 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
Helping a "child" to participate in life!
July 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ender in Exile (Ender's Saga #1.2) by Orson Scott Card
This is now one of my all-time favorite series/writers!
July 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16) by Alexander McCall Smith
All-time favorite writer and series!
July 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown
Dan Brown is one of my all-time favorite writers and this is one of my favorite series.
July 11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
My favorite queer female friends!
July 17 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Game #2) by Orson Scott Card
This is now one of my all-time favorite series/writers!
July 19 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

48. A book from your TBR list chosen at random
*The Adolescence of Zhenya Luvers by Boris Pasternak 
January 16 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
February 13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*The Islander by Cynthia Rylant
March 29 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Memories of Summer by Ruth White
March 30 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Moon Pie by Simon Marsh
July 6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

49. A DNF book from your TBR list
*There There by Tommy Orange

50. A free book from your TBR list (gifted, borrowed, library)
*Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
Won in a Goodreads giveaway!
April 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
April 25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
*Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
My best friend loaned it to me! 
April 27 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance by Ruth Emmie Lang

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