Bookshelf 2017

1. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016: Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
2. A book with at least two perspectives: The Outs by E.S. Wesley
3. A book you meant to read in 2016: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga
4. A title that doesn’t contain the letter ‘E’: Jolly Foul Play by Robin Stevens
5. A historical fiction book: Prisoner of the Inquisition by Theresa Breslin
6. A book being released as a movie in 2017
7. A book with an animal on the cover or in the title: The Patron Saint of Butterflies by Cecilia Galante
8. A book written by a person of colour
9. A book in the middle of your TBR
10. A dual-timeline novel: Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel
11. A category from another challenge -> A book set during wartime (Popsugar 2017): Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
12. A book based on a myth: Everneath by Brodi Ashton
13. A book recommended by one of your favourite authors
14. A book with a strong female character
15. A book written or set in Scandinavia
16. A mystery book
17. A book will illustrations
18. A really long book (600+ pages): Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
19. A New York Times best-seller: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
20. A book you’ve owned for a while but haven’t got around to reading
21. A book that is a continuation of a book you’ve already read: Kiss & Tell by Jacqueline Green
22. A book by an author that you haven’t read before: A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro
23. A book from the BBC “The Big Read” list
24. A book written by at least two authors: Beck by Mal Peet & Meg Rosoff
25. A book about a famous historical figure
26. An adventure book: Railhead by Philip Reeve
27. A book by one of your favourite authors
28. A non-fiction book
29. A book published outside one of the four main publishing houses
30. A book from Goodreads’ “Top 100 YA Books”
31. A book from a sub-genre of your favourite genre
32. A book with a long title (5+ words, excluding subtitles): The Smell of Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
33. A magical realism novel
34. A book set in, or written by, an author from the southern hemisphere: Taken by David Massey
35. A book where one of the main characters is royalty
36. A Hugo Award winner or nominee
37. A book you choose randomly
38. A novel inspired by a classic work of literature: Seas by Colleen Oakes
39. An epistolary novel
40. A book published in 2017: Keeping the Beat by Marie Powell & Jeff Norton
41. A book with an unreliable narrator
42. A best book of the 21st century (so far)
43. A book with a chilling atmosphere
44. A recommendation from “What Should I Read Next”
45. A book with a one-word title: Swarm by Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan & Deborah Biancotti
46. A time travel novel: Dream Me by Kathryn Berla
47. A past suggestion that didn’t win -> A book with fewer than 1,000 Goodreads ratings
48. A banned book
49. A book from someone else’s library
50. A Penguin Modern Classic
51. A collection
52. A book set in a fictional location: The Kill Order by James Dashner


#1 ~ First Class Murder by Robin Stevens
#2 ~ The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
#3The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
#4 ~ The Fever Code by James Dashner
#5 ~ The Assassin Game by Kirsty McKay
#6 ~ When We Collided by Emery Lord
#7 ~ Nick & Charlie by Alice Oseman
#8 ~ Stars by Colleen Oakes
#9 ~ Shadow by Colleen Oakes
#10 ~ The Odds of Lightning by Jocelyn Davies
#11 ~ Reached by Ally Condie
#12 ~ A Quiet Kind of Thunder by Sara Barnard