Friday, December 23, 2022

23 Books in 2023 @Storygraph

I still don't use Storygraph, but saw this challenge via one of the people who signed up for my Memoir Challenge. This sounds like a good one. The original post at Storygraph is here.

  1. A book published in 2023
  2. A book with a gray cover The 23rd element on the periodic table is vanadium, a silvery-gray metal: Open Book--Jessica Simpson
  3. The third book in a series
  4. A book by an author who shares your birthday The birthday paradox suggests that in a data sample of only 23 people, there is a 50% chance that two people will share a birthday.
  5.  A book that starts with the letter W W is the 23rd letter of the alphabet: White Women--Regina Jackson
  6. A book told from three perspectives or with three points of view
  7.  A book with a tricycle or other child-related object on the cover
  8.  A book related to crime or about a crime The number 3 is written with a flat top to prevent fraud
  9. A book with a prime number in the title  23 is a prime number: Three Sisters, Three Queens--Philippa Gregory
  10.  A book that has been made into a movie 
  11. A book by William Shakespeare or a retelling Shakespeare was thought to be born on the 23rd, died on the 23rd, and Caeser was stabbed 23 times
  12. A book with a rabbit on the cover or in the title 2023 is the year of the rabbit: The Green Ember--S.D. Smith
  13.  A book containing a sport NHL legend Bob Nystrom, NBA’s Michael Jordan, and soccer superstar David Beckham all wore/wear the number 23 jersey (or so I read hahaha): Back in Black--Lori Foster
  14. A book that won the Nobel Prize In honor of John Forbes Nash, a mathematician who won the Nobel Prize and was fascinated with the number 23
  15. A book about a religion you don't practice The number 23 is a holy number in some religions
  16. A book written in verse or containing poetry  In an ode to the 3 little pigs, 3 blind mice, 3 bears... 
  17.  A book with a triangle (or pointed building/house) on the coverSecrets of the Tulip Sisters--Susan Mallery
  18. A book set in at least three different citiesLilac Girls--Martha Hall Kelly 
  19.  A book with shiny details on the cover, or a title containing a shiny synonym 
  20. A book with a title containing a word you don't know In honor of icositrigon - a 23-sided polygon: Anna and Elsa's Hygge Life--Heather Knowles
  21. A book containing Latin or that has been translated to or from Latin There are 23 letters in the classic Latin alphabet 
  22.  A book about the body, medicine, or science 23 chromosomes
  23.  A book that makes you happy  23 is a happy number

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