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Last updated: 4/1/2021
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https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/21733920-the-52-topics-of-the-2021-aty-reading-challengeCategory count: 17Column BHhttps://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1pml2H9Mc0QIcUkoPS2zP4CeKiM-uoIP8qEDdRfCnSj8/edit?usp=sharing
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1Related to "In the beginning..."The Beginning of EverythingRobyn Schneider1/1/2021on kindle1/7
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2Author whose name doesn't contain A, T or Yall about lovebell hooks8/20/20211/14
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3Related to the lyrics of "My Favorite Things"Fiesta: The Sun Also RisesHemingwayany one of my mystery books ;)1/21
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4Monochromatic coverOcean at the End of the LaneNeil Gaiman1/28
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5Author on USA Today's list of 100 Black Novelists You Should ReadThe Water DancerTa-Nehisi Coateshttps://www.usatoday.com/picture-gallery/entertainment/books/2020/08/20/100-black-novelists-you-should-read-abi-dare-zora-neale-hurston/3299705001/2/4
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6Love storyNights at the CircusAngela Carter2/11
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7Fits a prompt suggestion that didn't make it to the final listHamilton and PeggyL.M. ElliottTony-winning musical2/18
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8Set in a state, province, or country I've never visitedShakespeare in SwahililandEdward Wilson-Lee4/7/20212/25
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9Associated with a specific season or time of yearAmerican CozyStephanie Pedersen2/1/20213/4
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10With a female villain or criminalThe Female of the SpeciesMindy McGinnis3/31/2021on kindle3/11
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11To celebrate The Grand Egyptian MuseumNefertitiMichelle Moran4/19/2021on kindle3/18
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12Eligible for the Warwick Prize for Women in TranslationLetters from ToveTove Jansson3/25
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13By the author of one of my best 2020 readsEva LunaIsabel Allendeon kindle4/1
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14Set in a made-up placeFirst TestTamora Pierce7/5/2021on kindle4/8
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15Features siblings as the main charactersThe NightingaleKristin Hannah1/16/2021on kindle4/15
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16With a building in the titleThe Invisible LibraryGenevieve Cogman4/22
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17With a Muslim character or authorAyesha at LastUzma Jalaluddin1/3/2021on kindle4/29
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18"Past, Present, Future" -- Book 1BeowulfMaria Dahvana Headley4/11/20215/6
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19"Past, Present, Future" -- Book 2Semi-ColonCecelia Watson4/17/2021on kindle5/13
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20"Past, Present, Future" -- Book 3Life 3.0Max Tegmark3/23/2021on kindle5/20
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21Title and author both contain "u"The Wind-Up GirlPaolo Bacigalupi9/18/20215/27
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22Posted in one of the ATY Best Book of the Month threadsCapture the CastleDodie Smith1/9/2021on kindle AND on bucket list6/3
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23Cross-genre novelHollow KingdomKira Jane Buxtonon kindle 6/10
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24About racism or race relationsCasteIsabel Wilkersonsee prompt 466/17
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25Set on an islandNotes from a Small IslandBill Bryson7/24/2021on kindle AND on bucket list6/24
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26Short (<210pp) book by a new-to-me authorWhatever Happened to Interracial Love?Kathleen Collins7/1
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27Character who can be found in a deck of cardsPageTamora Pierce7/5/2021on kindle7/8
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28Connected to iceSnow ChildEowyn Iveyon kindle7/15
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29Comfort readingDumplin'Julie Murphy8/13/2021on kindle7/22
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30Long bookUlyssesJames Joyce7/29
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31Author's career spanned more than 21 yearsThe Fire Next TimeJames Baldwin3/5/20218/5
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32Cover shows more than 2 peopleHard Times Require Furious DancingAlice Walker1/17/20218/12
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33Collection of short stories, essays, or poetryDisability VisabilityAlice Wong, ed.8/19
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34Travel themeNeither Here nor There: Travels in EuropeBill Bryson2/9/2021on kindle8/26
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35Set in a country on or below the Tropic of CancerLotus and the StormLan Cao2/15/20219/2
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36Six or more words in the titleWe were Eight Years in PowerTa-Nehisi Coates1/25/20219/9
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37From the Are You Well Read in World Literature ListSophie's WorldJostein Gaardner7/4/2021https://www.listchallenges.com/are-you-well-read-in-world-literature9/16
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38Related to a word given by a random word generatorNot My Father's SonAlan Cumming3/3/2021https://randomwordgenerator.com/ 12/02/2020: diet, theater, ciculate, slip, progressive9/23
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39Involving an immigrantI am Not Your Perfect Mexican DaughterErika L. Sanchez1/28/2021on kindle9/30
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40With flowers or greenery on the coverEssex SerpentSarah Perry8/2/2021on kindle10/7
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41By a new-to-me BIPOC authorThe Pretty OneKeah Brown2/26/202110/14
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42Mystery or thrillerMurder on the Orient ExpressAgatha Christieon kindle AND on bucket list10/21
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43With elements of magicGrantedJohn David Anderson7/10/202110/28
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44Title contains a negativeI'm not Dying with You TonightKimberly Jones & Gilly Segal1/12/2021on kindle11/4
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45Related to a codeword from the NATO Phonetic AlphabetPaper MagicianCharlie Holmberghttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NATO_phonetic_alphabet11/11
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46Winner or nominee from 2020 Goodreads Choice AwardsHood FeminismMikki Kendall7/15/2021Hamnet; Magic Lessons; Shakespeare for Squirrels11/18
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47Non-fiction book other than biography/autobio/memoirSalt: A World HistoryMark Kurlanskeyon kindle11/25
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48Might cause someone to react "You read what?!?"Does this mean you'll see me naked?Robert D. Webster4/13/2021on kindle12/2
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49With an ensemble castWelcome to Night ValeJoseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranoron kindle12/9
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50Published in 2021https://www.forbes.com/sites/rachelkramerbussel/2020/12/09/the-10-most-anticipated-books-of-2021-according-to-independent-bookstores/?sh=39b65c92183c12/16
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51Whose title refers to person(s) without giving their nameGirl Waits with GunAmy Stewarton kindle12/23
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52Related to "the end"They Both Die at the EndAdam Silvera3/7/2021on kindle12/30
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https://www.popsugar.com/entertainment/reading-challenge-2021-47892177Current category count: 11
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1Published in 2021https://bookriot.com/most-anticipated-books-of-2021/
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Black Panther: Nation Under our Feet, v. 2
Ta-Nehisi Coates & Chris Sprouse2/27/2021on kindle
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3Has heart, diamond, club, or spade on the coverPaper MagicianSaturday Night Ghost Club; Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist; Paper Magician
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4By an auhor sharing my zodiac signMatildaRoald Dahlon kindle
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5Dark academia bookShadow of the Wind; Secret HistoryHuh?
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6With a gem, mineral, or rock in the titleSalt: A World History
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7Main character works at my current or dream jobInvisible Library
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8Has won the Women's Prize for FictionAn American MarriageTayari Jones7/4/2021on kindle; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Women%27s_Prize_for_Fiction_winners
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9With a family treeNefertitiMichelle Moran4/19/2021on kindle
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10Bestseller from the 1990sNotes from a Small Island7/24/2021
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11About forgettingThe Giver Lois Lowryon kindle
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12Seen on someone's bookshelf (real life, TV, Zoom call, etc.)Hood Feminism7/15/2021
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13Locked-room mysteryMurder on the Orient ExpressDoes Orient Express count?
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14Genre hybridHollow Kingdom
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15Set mostly or entirely outdoorsI'm Not Dying with You Tonight1/12/2021
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16Something broken on the coverHeartlandSarah SmarshReaders of Broken Wheel; Recipe for a Perfect Wife (ripped); Convenience Store Woman; You Never Give Me Your Money
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17By a Muslim American authorAyesha at Last1/3/2021
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18Published anonymouslyBeowulfMaria Dahvana Headley4/10/2021
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19With an oxymoron in the titleNot My Father's Son3/3/2021
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20About do-overs or fresh startsBlack Panther: Nation Under our Feet, v. 1Ta-Nehisi Coates & Brian Stelfreeze1/30/2021on kindle
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21Magical realismEva Luna
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22Set in multiple countries
Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe
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23Somewhere I'd like to visit in 2021
Black Panther: Nation Under our Feet, v. 3
Ta-Nehisi Coates8/4/2021on kindle; You mean anywhere other than my house?
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24By a blogger, vlogger, YouTuber or other online personalityWelcome to Night Vale
Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor
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25Title starts with "Q," "X," or "Z"X: A NovelIlyasah Shabazz & Kekla Magoon
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26Featuring 3 generations (grandparent, parent, child)Ocean at the End of the Lane
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27About a social justice issueDisability Visibility
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28Set in a restaurantGarlic and SapphiresRuth Reichl1/24/2021on kindle; Hey! Can book bingo this with #23....
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29Black & white coverCaste
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30By an indigenous authorAn American SunriseJoy Harjo
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31Same title as a songFemale of the Species3/31/2021
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32About a subject I'm passionate aboutShakespeare in Swahililand4/7/2021
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33Discusses body positivityDumplin'8/13/2021
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34Found on a #BLM reading listThe Water Dancer
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35Different format than I usually readBlack Panther v. 4: Avengers of New World pt. 1Ta-Nehisi Coates8/8/2021on kindle; straight up superhero comic
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36Fewer than 1,000 reviews on Amazon or GoodreadsThe Pretty One2/26/2021-609
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37That I think my best friend would likeHamilton and Peggy
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38About art or an artistTsarina's Lost TreasureMara Vorheeson kindle -- Mad Enchantment (Monet); The Art Forger; The Gardner Heist; Hare with Amber Eyes; I'd Rather be Reading
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39Everyone seems to have read but meThe MartianAndy Weiron kindle
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40Fave prompt from a past PopSugar challengeOrange is the New BlackPiper Kernanon kindle; clothing/accessory on the cover (missed prompt from 2019)
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