2023 ATY Reading Challenge

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Another reading challenges I will be participating in this year will be The 2023 ATY Reading Challenge and I will be using this Goodreads shelf to track my progress. Here are the books I will be reading for this challenge:

1. A book set in a location that begins with A, T, or Y: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
2. A book by an author you read in 2022: All His Secrets by Maya Hughes
3. A book that fits a suggestion that didn’t make the 2023 list: The Round House by Louise Erdrich
4. A book with an interracial relationship: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
5. A book with 4 or more colors on the cover: The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

6. A book where books are important: The Neverending Story by Michael Ende
7. A book with ONE of the five “W” question words in the title: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
8. An author’s debut book: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
9. A book nominated for an award beginning with W: Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett
10. A book related to one of the Spice Girls’ “personalities”: Persuasion by Jane Austen

11. A book about a person/character with a disability: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
12. A book connected to birds, bees, or bunnies: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
13. A book that has an object that is repeated on the cover: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
14. A book with a con, deception, or fake: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
15. Three books, each of which is set in a different century: Book 1: The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

16. Three books, each of which is set in a different century: Book 2: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
17. Three books, each of which is set in a different century: Book 3: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
18. A book related to science: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
19. A book related to the arts: Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
20. A book with a cover or title that includes a route of travel: The Road by Cormac McCarthy

21. A book by an Asian diaspora author: The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
22. A book with a faceless person on the cover: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
23. A book with a body of water in the title: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
24. A character that might be called a Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, or Spy: All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
25. A book with a tropical setting: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

26. A book related to pride: Heartstopper: Volume One by Alice Oseman
27. A book by an author from continental Europe: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
28. A book that is dark: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
29. A book that is light: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
30. A book related to a chess piece: The Queen’s Gambit by Walter Tevis

31. A book found by inputting a favorite author on https://www.literature-map.com: Weep Not, Child by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
32. A book set in a UNESCO City of Literature: Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood
33. A book by an author with a first name popular in 1923: Lord of the Flies by William Golding
34. A novella: Night by Elie Wiesel
35. A book with a school subject in the title: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

36. A book that has been translated from another language: The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
37. A book with the theme of returning home: In the Woods by Tana French
38. A book with the sun, moon, or stars on the cover: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
39. A western: The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
40. A book with a full name in the title: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

41. A book from the NPR “Books We Love” lists: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
42. A book related to a ghost, spirit, phantom, or specter: The Shining by Stephen King
43. A book that involves a murder: The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters
44. A book where the cover design includes text that is not completely horizontal: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
45. A book whose author has published more than 7 books: A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

46. A title that contains a word often found in a recipe: The Map of Salt and Stars by Zeyn Joukhadar
47. A book related to a geometric shape: Circle of Friends by Maeve Binchy
48. A book with an unusually large version of an animal in the story: The Princess Bride by William Goldman
49. A book posted in one of the ATY Best Book of the Month threads in 2022 or 2023: The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
50. A second book that fits your favorite prompt: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. [A character that might be called a Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, or Spy]

51. A book published in 2023: TBD
52. A book with an unusual or surprising title: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

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