2016 Goodreads Book Challenge

This year’s challenge I found on Goodreads. Hell, I am excited!

1. A book you meant to read in 2015, but didn’t: Haus Bartleby – Sag alles ab!
2. A book set in a different continent: Melanie Sumner – Eine Therapie für Aristoteles (North America)
3. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 (winner or nominated)
4. A book by an author you discovered in 2015: Laurie Penny – Babys machen & andere Storys
5. A book with a title beginning with the 1st letter of your name: Bertold Brecht – Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder
6. The highest rated on your TBR
7. A book about books
8. A classic book with less than 200 pages
9. A book that was mentioned in another book
10. A book by an author you feel you should have read by now
11. A book from the Rory Gilmore challenge: Robert Louis Stevenson – Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
12. A childhood classic
13. Reader’s Choice: Angela Marsons – Evil Games. Wer ist ohne Schuld?
14. A book with one of the five W’s -or H in the title (Who/What/Where/When/Why/How): Götz Aly – Warum die Deutschen? Warum die Juden?
15. A book set in the past (more than 100 years ago): Matt Ralphs – Fire Girl. Gefährliche Suche
16. A book from the top 100 mystery novels: Simon Beckett – Totenfang
17. A book with a beautiful cover: Lilly Lindner – Die Autobiographie der Zeit
18. A book on a summer/beach reading list
19. A non-fiction book: Kevin Dutton – Psychopathen
20. A book with a first name in the title: Yelin – Irmina
22. The first book in a new to you series: Ryan Graudin – Wolf by Wolf
23. The next book in a series you are reading: Chris Carter – Der Totschläger
24. A “between the numbers” book of a series (0.5, 1,5, 2.5, etc.): Chris Carter – One Dead
25. A book whose main character is in a profession that interests you: Barbara Dribbusch – Schattwald
26. A book everyone is talking about: Matt Haig – Ziemlich gute Gründe, am Leben zu bleiben
27. A book with a beautiful title (in your own opinion): Giordano – Die Einsamkeit der Primzahlen
28. A biography, autobiography, or memoir: Robert Scheer – Pici. Erinnerungen an die Ghettos Carei und Satu Mare und die Konzentrationslager Auschwitz, Walldorf und Ravensbrück
29. A book by an author who writes under more than one name: Anna Pfeffer – Für dich soll’s 1000 Tode regnen
30. A fairytale from a culture other than your own: Das Mädchen und der Vampir (Bulgarien)
31. A work of young adult fiction: P.C. Cast – Gezeichnet (House of Night 1)
32. A historical fiction book: Cay Rademacher – Der Schieber
33. The 16th book on your TBR
34. A book about mental illness: Ellen Forney – Meine Tassen im Schrank: Depressionen, Michelangelo und ich
35. An award winning book – McCarthy: The Road
36. An identity book – a book about a different culture, religion or sexual orientation: Margarete Stokowski – Untenrum frei
37. A book that you’ve seen the movie of but haven’t read
38. A book about an anti hero: Roderick – Post Mortem
39. A previous suggestion that did not make it into the list (A Book with Numbers in the Title): Bradbury/Hamilton – Fahrenheit 451. Graphic Novel
40. A novella from your favorite genre: Chris Carter – One Dead
41. A book about a major world event (fiction or non-fiction): Duffy – Above the Dreamless Dead
42. A top 100 fantasy novel: Sarah J. Maas – A Court of Thorns and Roses
43. A book about a thing that goes bump in the night: Brooks – Zombieparade
44. A book you’re embarrassed to read in public: Kim Young – Twilight Biss zum Morgengrauen. Comic 1
45. A book related to a hobby or passion you have: Sebastian Jung – Albert (Hobby: reading everthing on WWII)
46. A crime story: Chris Carter – Der Knochenbrecher
47. A book with a type of food/drink in the title
48. A dystopia
49. A book with a great opening line: Kristin Hannah – The Nightingale
50. A book originally written in a language other than English: Olshan – All die schönen Dinge
51. A short story from a well-known author: Franz Kafka – In der Strafkolonie
52. A book published in 2016: Marsons – Silent Scream. Wie lange kannst du schweigen?

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