Wednesday, December 4, 2019

A Book a Week With the Booklist Queen

Doing the one at Booklistqueen (formerly the Pingel Sisters).  (Last year, I was asked to list categories as I went a along, and will be doing so again).



  1. Genre You Usually Don't Read: Girl, Stop Apologizing--Rachel Hollis
  2. Title With Five or More Words: I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter--Erika L. Sanchez
  3. Book Everyone is Talking About: Daisy Jones & the Six--Taylor Jenkins Reid
  4. Author of Color: Down and Across--Arvin Ahmadi
  5. Clever Title: I'm a Gay Wizard--V.S. Santoni
  6. Childhood Favorite: Superfudge--Judy Blume
  7. Hideous Cover: California Girl--T. Jefferson Parker
  8. Own But Haven't Read Yet: The Anxiety of Everyday Objects--Aurelie Sheehan
  9. Famous Author You've Never Read: White Fang--Jack London
  10. Color in the Title: Black Dove, White Raven--Elizabeth Wein
  11. Becoming a Movie in 2020: The Call of the Wild--Jack London
  12. Modern Classic: Infants of the Spring--Wallace Thurman
  13. Middle Grade Fiction: Elijah of Buxton--Christopher Paul Curtis
  14. Makes You Laugh: Pretty in Plaid--Jen Lancaster
  15. Audiobook: Kiss and Tell--Fern Michaels
  16. Play: Lysistrata--Aristophanes
  17. Nonfiction Topic You Love: My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward--Mark Lukach
  18. Debut Novel: An Appetite for Violets--Martine Bailey
  19. By a Local Author: Imaginary Animal--Rachelle Linda Escamilla
  20. Self-Improvement Book: XYZ Factor--Nancy Lublin & Alyssa Ruderman
  21. Less Than 200 Pages: The Bluest Eye--Toni Morrison
  22. Mystery: Stud Rites--Susan Conant
  23. Indie Author: Good Visions Make Good Cases--Kelly Hathaway
  24. Translated: The Betrothed--Alessandro Manzoni
  25. Next Book in a Series: Princess in Love--Meg Cabot
  26. History Book: Silent Spring--Rachel Carson
  27. More Than 400 Pages: You Belong to Me--Johanna Lindsey
  28. Beach Read: Sand Castle Bay--Sherryl Woods
  29. About Politics: Make Trouble--Cecile Richards
  30. Reread a Favorite Book: More, Now, Again--Elizabeth Wurtzel 
  31. Set in Asia: Convenience Store Woman--Sayaka Murata
  32. 2020 New Release: The Jetsetters--Amanda Eyre Ward 
  33. With Two Authors: Windhaven--George R.R. Martin and Lisa Tuttle
  34. Recommended by a Family Member: Clan of the Cave Bear--Jean M. Auel
  35. Based on a True Story: See What I Have Done--Sarah Schmidt
  36. Essay Collection: Everything's Trash, But It's Okay--Phoebe Robinson
  37. Book You Haven't Read by a Favorite Author: Sunset Beach--Mary Kay Andrews
  38. About Sports: Spinning--Tillie Walden
  39. Celebrity Memoir: I Really Needed This Today--Hoda Kotb
  40. Love Story: The Garden of Small Beginnings--Abbi Waxman

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