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BR 1An epistolary novel or collection of lettersThe Color Purple - Alice Walker (bi black US wmn)Zenzele: A letter for my Daughter - J. Nozipo Maraire (black Zim wmn)To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han (asian US wmn)Not a Self-Help Book: The Misadventures of Marty Wu - Yi Shun Lai (asian US wmn)Everything, Everything - Nicola Yoon (black Jamaican/US wmn)White Tiger - Arvind Adiga (desi Indian man)Houseboy - Ferdinand Oyono (black Cameroon man)The Devourers - Indra Das (desi Indian man)Letters from a Peruvian Woman - Francoise De Graffigny (white French wmn 1700s)Dr. Tatiana's Advice to All Creation - Olivia Judson (white UK wmn)
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BR 2An alternate history novelDread Nation - Justina Ireland (black US wmn)The Underground Railroad - Colson Whitehead (black US man)River of Teeth - Sarah Gailey (white US wmn)Everfair - Nisi Shawl (black US Wmn)
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BR 3A book by a woman and/or POC that won a literary award in 2018Others' Is Not A Race - Melissa de Silva (brown Sing wmn) Winner of the 2018 Singapore Literature Prize for Nonfiction in English
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BR 4A humor bookBury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese's - Tiffany Midge (Native US wmn)Everything's Trash but it's Okay - Phoebe Robinson (black US wmn) (Jameela Jamil)Mrs Funnybones by Twinkle Khanna (desi Indian wn)
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BR 5A book by a journalist or about journalismBlack Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime - Ron Stallworth (black US man)The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy - Paige Williams (white US wmn)Futureface: A Family Mystery, an Epic Quest, and the Secret to Belonging - Alex Wagner (biracial (burmese-white) US wmn)Bad News: Last Journalists in a Dictatorship - Anjan Sundaram (desi India/US man)Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World - Zahra Hankir (Ed)
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BR 6A book by an POC set in or about spaceAscension - Jacqueline Koyanagi (asian US wmn diff abled)After the Flare - Deji Bryce Olukotun (black US man)Binti - Nnedi Okorafor (black Nigerian Am wmn)
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BR 7An #ownvoices book set in Mexico or Central AmericaLeaving Tabasco - Carmen Boullosa (latinx Mex wmn)The Book of Lamentations - Rosario Castellanos Figueroa (latinx Mex wmn)Pierced by the Sun - Laura Esquivel (latinx Mex wmn)Malinche - Laura Esquivel (latinx Mex wmn)The Story of my Teeth -Valeria Luiselli (latinx Mex/S.Afr wmn)The Body Where I Was Born - Guadalupe Nettel (latinx Mex wmn)
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BR 8An #ownvoices book set in OceaniaLeaves of the Banyan Tree - Albert Wendt (native Samoan man)The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera (native NZ man)The Bone People - (native NZ wmn) Keri Hulme
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BR 9A book published prior to January 1, 2019, with fewer than 100 reviews on Goodreadscheck TBR & actual bookshelfThe Iraqi Nights - Dunya Mikhail (arab Iraqi wmn)What To Eat, What To Drink, What To Leave For Poison - Camille T. Dungy (black US wmn)Others' Is Not A Race - Melissa de Silva (brown Sing wmn)
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BR 10A translated book written by and/or translated by a womanThe Odyssey - Homer / translated by Emily Wilson (the first English translation of The Odyssey by a woman) (white Greek blind man/white UK wmn)Prison Poems by Mahvash Sabet (arab Irani wmn), translated by Bahíyyih Nakhjavání (Persian wmn)
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BR 11A book of manga
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BR 12A book in which an animal or inanimate object is a point-of-view characterThe Bees - Laline Paull (desi UK wmn)The Tusk that Did the Damage - Tania James (desi US wmn)Three Bags Full - Leonie Swann (white German wmn)The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly by Sun-Mi Hwang (2014), translated by Chi-Young KimTHE TRAVELING CAT CHRONICLES BY HIRO ARIKAWA, TRANSLATED BY PHILIP GABRIEL
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BR 13A book by or about someone that identifies as neurodiverseThe Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy - Naoki Higashida (asian Japanese man #own)Marcelo in the Real World - Francisco X. Stork (latinx US man)My Thirteenth Winter: A Memoir - Samantha Abeel (white US wmn #own)
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BR 14A cozy mysteryMurder in G Major - Alexia Gordon (black US wmn)The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopraby - Vaseem Khan (desi Indian man)Three Bags Full - Leonie Swann (white German wmn)
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BR 15A book of mythology or folklore (PS 12, RW 13)Palace of Illusiouns - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (desi Indian wmn)Shikhandi and Other Stories They Don't Tell You - Devdutt Pattanaik (desi Indian man)An Orchestra of Minorities - Chigozie Obioma (black Nigerian man) (contemp twist on the Odyssey)
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BR 16An historical romance by an AOCAlyssa ColeMimi MilanThe Beautiful Ones - Silvia Moreno-Garcia
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BR 17A business bookBrave, Not Perfect Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolde - Reshma Saujani the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code (desi US wmn)fearless living - arianna huffington (white Greek US wmn)
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BR 18A novel by a trans or nonbinary authorFreshwater - Akwaeke Emezi (Igbo/Tamil Nigerian nb)An Unkindness of Ghosts - Rivers Solomon (black US non)
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BR 19A book of nonviolent true crimeThe Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy - Paige Williams (white US wmn)The Spy Who Couldn't Spell - Yudhijit Bhattacharjee (desi US man)Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime - Ron Stallworth (black US man)
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BR 20A book written in prisonThe Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row - Anthony Ray Hinton (black US man)Curtis CarrollPrison Poems by Mahvash Sabet (arab Irani wmn), translated by Bahíyyih Nakhjavání (Persian wmn)Wall Tappings: Women Prison Writings, 200 A.D to the Presentedited by Judith Schleffler
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BR 21A comic by an LGBTQIA creatorFun Home A Family Tragicomic - Alison Bechdel (white US wmn)
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BR 22A children’s or middle grade book (not YA) that has won a diversity award since 2009 (https://ameliabloomer.wordpress.com)
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BR 23A self-published book
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BR 24A collection of poetry published since 2014New Poets of Native Nations - ed. (Native US)The Iraqi Nights - Dunya Mikhail (arab Iraqi wmn)What To Eat, What To Drink, What To Leave For Poison - Camille T. Dungy (black US wmn)
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PS 1A book becoming a movie in 2019The Sun is also a Star - Nicola Yoon (black Jamaican/US wmn)The Underground Railroad - Colson Whitehead (black US man)How to Train Your Dragon (white UK wmn)All the Bright Places - Jennifer Niven (white US wmn)The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath (white US wmn (AB narr by Maggie Gylenhal)Britt-Marie was Here (white Swede man)
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PS 2A book that makes you nostalgic3001 Arabian Days: Gowing Up in an American Oil Camp in Saudi Arabia - Rick Snedeker (white US man)Arabian Son: 21 Stories - Tim Barger (white US man)
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PS 3A book written by a musician (fiction or nonfiction)Split Tooth - Tanya Tagaq (Inuit Canada wmn)Bapi: The Story of My Life - Anoushka Shankar (desi Indian wmn)Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide - Darryl McDaniels (Run DMC) (black US man)Creative Quest - Ahmir Questlove Thompson (black US man)
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PS 4A book you think should be turned into a movieA Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth (desi Indian man)
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PS 5A book with at least one million ratings on GoodreadsDivergent - Veronica Roth (white US wmn)Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte (white UK wmn)The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint-Exupery (white French man)The Book Thief - Markus Zusak (white Oz man)The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho (white Brazilian man)The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon (white US man)
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PS 6A book with a plant in the title or on the coverThe book of Memory - Petina Gappah (black Zimbabwean wmn)The Travelling Cat Chronicles (asian Japanese wmn)The Color Purple - Alice Walker (bi black US wmn)All you can ever know - Nicole Chung (se asian US wmn; victoria's friend)Salt Houses - Hala Alyan (brown Palestinian Am wmn)cunt - Inga MuscioLincoln in the Bardo - George Saunders (white US man)American Gods - Neil Gaiman (white US man)Braiding Sweetgrass - Robin Wall Kimmerer (native US wmn)Fruit of the Drunken Tree - Ingrid Rojas Contreras (Latinx Colombian wmn)Green Mansions - W.H. Hudson (white Argentine man)Legend of Lakshmi Prasad - Twinkle Khanna (desi Indian wmn)Gathering Moss - Robin Wall Kimmerer (native Us wmn)If They Comes For US - Fatimah Asghar (desi Pakistani queer wmn)The Food Explorer - Daniel Stone (white US man)The Book of TreesThe CaregiverAmulets and FeathersThe Poinsonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver (white US wmn)
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PS 7A reread of a favorite bookA Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth (desi Indian man)A Little Princess - Frances Hodgson Burnett (white US wmn 1905)Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte (white UK wmn)
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PS 8 A book about a hobbyAstrophysics for People in a Hurry - Neil de Grasse Tyson (black US man)The Bullet Journal Method - Ryder Carroll (white US man)Well-Read Black Girl - Glory Edimwelding, photography, tattoosRain is not my Indian Name - Cynthia Leitich Smith (native US wmn)What Can a Woman Do With a Camera?: Photography for WomenThe Poet X' by Elizabeth AcevedoThe Ensemble' by Aja Gabel
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PS 9A book you meant to read in 2018When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi (desi US man)Salt Eaters - Toni Bambara (black US wn)HHS Book cub reads
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PS 10A book with POP, SUGAR, or CHALLENGE in the titleQueen Sugar - Natalie Baszile (black US wmn)No More Heroes: Grassroots Challenges to the Savior Mentality - Jordan Flaherty (whtie US man)
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PS 11A book with an item of clothing or accessory on the coverNo one can pronounce my name - Rakesh Satyal (gay desi US man) Elsewhere, Home - Leila Aboulela (brown Sundanese wmn)
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PS 12A book inspired by myth/legend/folklore (BR 15, PS 15, RW 13)Palace of Illusiouns - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (desi Indian wmn)An Orchestra of Minorities - Chigozie Obioma (black Nigerian man) (contemp twist on the Odyssey)Shikhandi and Other Stories They Don't Tell You - Devdutt Pattanaik (desi Indian man)Circe - Madeline Miller (white US woman)
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PS 13A book published posthumouslyWhen Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi (desi US man)Factfulness - Hans Rosling (white Swede man) (Obama / Gates)
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PS 14A book you see someone reading on TV or in a movieJust Give Me a Cool Drink of Water ‘Fore I Diiie by Maya Angelou: At a seance/impromptu memorial service for Poussey, Cindy reads from “Poor Girl,” one of the poems in this collection.A different Drummer - William M. Kelley (OINTB) (black US man)Sylvia Plath - The Bell Jar (Rory Gilmore, Lisa Simpson)The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (Orange is the New Black)Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Louis Carroll: POUSSEY’S FAVORITE BOOK. Excuse me while I go cry in the corner.
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PS 15A retelling of a classicAn Orchestra of Minorities - Chigozie Obioma (contemp twist on the Odyssey) (black Nigerian man)Unmarriageable - Soniah Kamal (retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in Pakistan) (desi UK wmn)A Spark of White Fire - Sangu Mandanna (scifi retelling of Mahabaratha) - (desi Indian/UKwmn)Circe - Madeline Miller (white US woman)Vinegar Girl - Anne Tyler retelling of The Taming of the Shrew (white US wmn)
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PS 16A book with a question in the titleWhy Not Me? - Mindy Kaling (desi US wmn)Are Prisons Obsolete? - Angela Davis (black US wmn LGBTQ)How Long 'til Black Future Month? - N.K. Jemisin (black US wmn)What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions - Randall Munroe (white US man)
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PS 17A book set on college or university campusPnin - Vladimir Nabokov (white Russian man)We Are Okay - Nina LaCour (white US gay wmn)Wit: A Play - Margaret Edson (white US wmn)The Dante Club - Matthew Pearl (white US man)
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PS 18A book about someone with a superpowerNot Your Villian - C.B. Lee (bi asian US wmn)Shatter Me - Tahereh Mafi (Iranian US wmn)
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PS 19A book told from multiple POVsEverfair - Nisi Shawl (black US Wmn)A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth (desi Indian man)
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PS 20A book set in space (BR 6)Ascension - Jacqueline Koyanagi (asian US wmn diff abled)Ignite the Stars - Maura Milan (filipina US wmn)Binti - Nnedi Okorafor (black Nigerian Am wmn)A Spark of White Fire - Sangu Mandanna (scifi retelling of Mahabaratha) - (desi Indian/UKwmn)Dawn (Lilith's Brood #1) - Octavia Butler (black US wmn)After the Flare - Deji Bryce Olukotun (black US man)Spaceman of Bohemia - Jaroslav Kalfar (white Czech/Am man)The Stars Change - Mary Anne Mohanraj (desi US wmn)An Unkindness of Ghosts - Rivers Solomon (black US nonbin)
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PS 21A book by two female authorsThe Novel Cure: From Abandonment to Zestlessness: 751 Books to Cure What Ails You - Ella Berthoud (white UK wmn) and Susan Elderkin (white UK wmn)When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir - Patrisse Khan-Cullors (black US wmn) and Asha Bandele (black US wmn)
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PS 22A book with SALTY, SWEET, BITTER, or SPICY in the titleThe Corner of Bitter and Sweet - Jamie Ford (Asian US man)Bitter Orange - Claire Fuller (white UK man)
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PS 23A book set in ScandinaviaMy Cat Yugoslavia - Pajtim Statovci (Kosovan/Finnish man)Britt-Marie was Here (white Swede man)
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PS 24A book that takes place in a single dayThe Sun is also a Star - Nicola Yoon (black Jamaican/US wmn)Long Way Down - Jason Reynolds (black US (DC) man)
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PS 25A debut novelThe Book of Memory - Petina Gappah (black Zimbabwean wmn)The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Children - Anissa Gray (black US wmn)God in Pink - Hasan Namir (arab Iraqi/Can man)
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PS 26A book that's published in 2019The Bride Test - Helen HoangOn the Come Up - Angie ThomasThe Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Children - Anissa GrayThe DNA of You and Me - Andrea RothmanDig - A.S. KingThe Witches are Coming - Lindy WestKeeping Lucy - T. GreenwoodPleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good - Adrienne Maree BrownUnmarriageable - Soniah Kamal (retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in Pakistan) (desi UK wmn)
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PS 27A book featuring an extinct or imaginary creatureInto That Forest by Louis Nowra (white Oz man)Animals of a Bygone Era - Maja Säfström (white Swede wmn)
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PS 28A book recommended by a celebrity you admireEverything's Trash but it's Okay - Phoebe Robinson (black US wmn) (Jameela Jamil)Becoming - Michelle Obama (Barak Obama / others)Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe (Barack Obama) Factfulness - Hans Rosling (white Swede man) (Obama / Gates)
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PS 29A book with LOVE in the titleTo all the Boys I've Loved Before - Jenny Han (asian US wmn)Love War Stories by Ivelisse Rodriguez (latinx US wmn)The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements - Sam Kean (white US man)
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PS 30A book featuring an amateur detective (BR 14)Murder in G Major - Alexia Gordon (black US wmn)Three Bags Full - Leonie Swann (white German wmn)
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PS 31A book about a familyA Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth (desi Indian man)The Wangs vs. the World by Jade Chang (asian US wmn)Please Look After my Mother - by Kyung-Sook Shin (asian S Korean wmn), Chi-Young Kim (Translator)
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PS 32A book author from Asia, Africa, or South AmericaA Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth (desi Indian man)Mrs Funnybones by Twinkle Khanna (desi Indian wn)The Incendiaries by RO KwonThe Whale Caller by Zakes Mda
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PS 33A book with a zodiac sign or astrology term in titleFood Fight: My Plant-Powered Journ- Austin Aries (white US man)Aries - Rachel Medhurst (white UK wmn)
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PS 34A book that includes a weddingBombay Brides - Esther David (Indian Jews)Crazy Rich Asians - Kevin Kwan
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PS 35A book by an author whose first and last names start with the same letterThe Mothers - Brit BennettThe Year of the Runaways - Sunjeev SahotaCrazy Rich Asians - Kevin Kwanbrene brown
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PS 36A ghost storyThe Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (Orange is the New Black)Lincoln in the Bardo - George SaundersThe Ghost Bride - Yangsze ChooMurder in G Major - Alexia Gordon (black US wmn)
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PS 37A book with a two-word titleSister Outsider - Audre LordeDread Nation - Justina Ireland
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PS 38A novel based on a true storyKeeping Lucy - T. Greenwood (white US wmn)Miss Burma - Charmaine Craig (biracial (Burmese US) US wmn)In the Time of the Butterflies - Julia Alvarez (Latinx DR wmn)Without a Country - Ayse Kulin (white Turkish wmn)
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PS 39A book revolving around a puzzle or gameHopscotch - Julio Cortazar (white Argentine man) in translationThe Queen of Katwe - Tim Crothers (white US man) (chess in Uganda)
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PS 40Your favorite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading challengesee below
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(PS 40) 18-1616. A book about mental healthThe Short Circuit: Depression and anxiety exposed for what it really is - Shammy NoorMadness: A memoir - Kate Richards (white OZ wmn)HOW TO BE DEPRESSED: A GUIDE BY DANA EAGLE + ILLUSTRATED BY KELLY PUISSEGURTEN WAYS NOT TO COMMIT SUICIDE: A MEMOIR BY DARRYL MCDANIELS (black US man)HOW TO BE HAPPY (OR AT LEAST LESS SAD): A CREATIVE WORKBOOK BY LEE CRUTCHLEYPostcards from the edge - Carrie Fisher (white US wmn)Your Depression Map - Randy J. Paterson (white CAN man)The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon. (white US man)
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PS+ 1A "cli-fi" (climate fiction) bookThe Gracekeepers - Kirsty Logan (white UK LGBT wmn)Archipelago - Monique Roffey (White Trinidadian-British wmn)The Lorax - Dr. Suess (white US man)The History of Bees - Maja Lunde (white Norweigen wmn)The Fifth Season - N.K. Jemisin (black US wmn)Who Fears Death Nnedi Okorafor (black Nig Am wmn)American War - Omar El Akkad (arab Egypt/Qatar/Can/US man)
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PS+ 2A "choose-your-own-adventure" bookHopscotch - Julio Cortazar (white Argentine man) in translationNeil Patrick Harris: Choose your own Autobiography (white US gay man)Meanwhile - Jason Shiga (Asian US man)If - Nicholas Bourbaki
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PS+ 3An "own voices" book (BR 7/8)el Deafo - Cece Bell (graphic novel memoir Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
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PS+ 4Read a book during the season it is set inThe Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden (WINTER)The Snow Child - Eowyn Ivey (white US wmn - AK) WINTERPrague Winter - Madeline Albright
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PS+ 5A LitRPG bookWarCross- Marie Lu (Chinese Am wmn)Mass Effect: Initiation - N.K. Jemisin (black US wmn)
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PS+ 6A book with no chapters / unusual chapter headings / unconventionally numbered chaptersDancingLessons for the Advanced in Age - Bohumil Hrabal (white Czech man)The Novel Cure: From Abandonment to Zestlessness: 751 Books to Cure What Ails You - Ella Berthoud (white UK wmn) and Susan Elderkin (white UK wmn)
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PS+ 7Two books that share the same titleSalt - Nayyirah Wheed (black US wmn)
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PS+ 8Two books that share the same titleSalt: A World History: Mark Kurlansky (white US man)
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PS+ 9A book that has inspired a common phrase or idiomThe Bell Jar - I am, I am, I am Sylvia Plath (white US wmn)Otherwise Dr. Seuss came up with the word Nerd in "If I Ran the Zoo
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PS+ 10A book set in an abbey, cloister, monastery, vicarage, or conventDeath and the Dervish - Mesa Selimovic (slavic Bosnian man)Paradise - Toni Morrison (black US wmn)Of Love and Other Demons - Gabriel Garcia Marquez (latinx Colombian man)The Convent - Panos Karnezis (white Greek man)The Thorn Birds - Colleen McCullough (white Oz wmn)
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RW 1A mystery or thriller written by a woman of colorMurder in G Major - Alexia Gordon (black US wmn)
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RW 2A book about a woman with a mental illnessPostcards from the edge - Carrie Fisher (white US wmn)Madness: A memoir - Kate Richards (white OZ wmn)
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RW 3A book by an author from Nigeria or New ZealandThe Bone People - (native NZ wmn) Keri Hulme
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RW 4A book about or set in AppalachiaAppalachian Elegy - bell hooks (black US wmn)
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RW 5A children's book (BR 22)A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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RW 6A multigenerational family sagahomegoing
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RW 7A book featuring a woman in scienceThe Madame Curie Complex: The Hidden History of Women in Science - Julie Des Jardins (white US wmn)Lab Girl' by Hope Jahren (white US wmn)Sleeping Giants' by Sylvain Neuvel (white Cnd man)Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis' by Kim Todd (white US wmn)The Fossil Hunter: Dinosaurs, Evolution, and the Woman Whose Discoveries Changed the World' by Shelley Emling (white US wmn)The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer' by Sydney Padua (graphic novel) (white UK wmn)In the Shadow of Man' by Jane Goodall (white UK wmn)The Other Einstein' by Marie Benedict (white US wmn)Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA' by Brenda Maddox (white US/UK wmn)Prodigal Summer' by Barbara Kingsolver (white US wmn)
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RW 8A playWit - Margaret Edson (white US wmn)
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RW 9 A novellaConvenience Store Woman - Sayaka Murata (asian Japanese wmn)
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RW 10A book about a woman athlete
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RW 11A book featuring a religion other than your ownThe Viking's Kurdish Love: A True Story of Zoroastrians' Fight for Survival, Part I: 988-1003 - Widad Akreyi (white Kurdish wmn)Prison Poems by Mahvash Sabet (arab Irani wmn), translated by Bahíyyih Nakhjavání (Persian wmn) bahaiiBombay Brides - Esther David (Indian Jews)
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RW 12A Lambda Literary Award winner
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RW 13A myth retelling (BR 15, PS 12, RW 13)
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RW 14A translated book published before 1945Letters from a Peruvian Woman - Francoise De Graffigny (white French wmn 1700s)The Pillow Book by Sei Shōnagon
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RW 15A book written by a South Asian authorIf They Comes For US - Fatimah Asghar (desi Pakistani queer wmn)Bhutan: Kunzang Choden – Choden is the first Bhutanese woman to write a novel in English. Her novel The Circle of Karma deals with traditional gender roles and sexism in pre-modern Bhutan.Indonesia: Ayu Utami – Utami is an Indonesian journalist. Her novel Saman is controversial because it has feminist protagonists, discusses sexuality, politics, and many other topics considered taboo in Indonesian culture.
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RW 16A book by an Indigenous womanThe Bone People - (Maori NZ wmn) Keri HulmeBraiding Sweetgrass - Robin Wall Kimmerer (native US wmn)Gathering Moss - Robin Wall Kimmerer (native Us wmn)
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RW 17A book from the 2018 Reading Women Award shortlistAll you can ever know - Nicole Chung (se asian US wmn; victoria's friend)A Place for Us - Fatima Farheen Mirza (desi US wmn)If You Leave Me - Crystal Hana Kim (korean US wmn)Fruit of the Drunken Tree - Ingrid Rojas Contreras (Latinx Colombian wmn)All the Names they Used for God - Anjali SachdevaEveryone Knows You Go Home - Natalia Sylvester (latinx Peru/US wmn)Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over - Nell Irvin Painter (black US wmn)
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RW 18A romance or love story (B16)
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RW 19A book about natureBraiding Sweetgrass - Robin Wall Kimmerer (native US wmn)Gathering Moss - Robin Wall Kimmerer (native Us wmn)
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RW 20A historical fiction bookThe Other Einstein' by Marie Benedict
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RW 21A book you bought or borrowed in 2019
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RW 22A book you picked up because of the cover
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RW 23Any book from a seriesNot Your Villian - C.B. Lee (bi asian US wmn)Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (white Israeli/US wmn)Children of Blood and Bone - Tomi Adeyemi (black Nigerian/US wmn)
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