2016 A Round The Year In 52 Books :Compluted

1. A book you meant to read in 2015, but didn't: The Stand by Stephen KingThe Stand 1,141 pages 1/1/16-1/9/16 five stars
✔2. A book set in a different continent: Tarzan of the Apes (Tarzan, #1) by Edgar Rice BurroughsTarzan of the Apes(West Africa ) 3.5 stars
✔3. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 (winner or nominated): Obsession in Death (In Death, #40) by J.D. RobbObsession in Death(nominated)2/6/16 five stars

4. A book by an author you discovered in 2015: Thaw by Bryan DunnThaw by Bryan Dunn 240 pages 1/31/16 five stars
✔5. A book with a title beginning with the 1st letter of your name: Eternal Service (The Colony, #1) by Regina MorrisEternal Service296 pages 2/7/16 1 star
✔6. The highest rated on your TBR: Gowns Of The Haunted by Anette DarbyshireGowns Of The Haunted.141 pages 1/4/16 five stars
✔️7. A book about books: Tales From the 1001 Nights by AnonymousTales From the 1001 Nights 2/11/16 4.5 stars
✔ 8. A classic book with less than 200 pages: Raggedy Andy Stories by Johnny GruelleRaggedy Andy Stories(105 pages)2/15/16 five stars
✔9. A book that was mentioned in another book: Pollyanna (Pollyanna, #1) by Eleanor H. PorterPollyanna 4/4/16 3.5 stars
✔10. A book by an author you feel you should have read by now : The Shunned House by H.P. Lovecraft by H.P. Lovecraft 4 stars
✔11. A book from the Rory Gilmore challenge:The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald7/3/16  1 star

 

12. A childhood classic: The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth GrahameThe Wind in the Willows 7/19/16 five stars
✔13. Reader’s Choice: Pacific Vortex! (Dirk Pitt, #6) by Clive CusslerPacific Vortex! 266 pages 1/19/16 five stars
✔14. A book with one of the five W’s -or H in the title (Who/What/Where/When/Why/How): Where the Devil Won't Go by E.J. FindorffWhere the Devil Won't Go 11/9/16 4 stars
✔15. A book set in the past (more than 100 years ago): Oliver Twist by Charles DickensOliver Twist 416 pages ) listened to it on audio book 11/7/16 five stars
✔ 16. A book from the top 100 mystery novels: The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes, #5) by Arthur Conan DoyleThe Hound of the Baskervilles 10/6/16 5 stars
✔17. A book with a beautiful cover: Secrets of Men in a Lifeboat by Todd R. BakerSecrets of Men in a Lifeboat6/2/16 1 star DNF
✔ 18. A book on a summer/beach reading list: Sharcano (Sharkpocalypse Trilogy, #1) by Jose PrendesSharcano 420 pages 1/6/16-1/7/16 five stars
✔19. A non-fiction book: 81 Days Below Zero The Incredible Survival Story of a World War II Pilot in Alaska's Frozen Wilderness by Brian Murphy81 Days Below Zero: The Incredible Survival Story of a World War II Pilot in Alaska's Frozen Wilderness 5 stars
✔20. A book with a first name in the title: Jack the Ripper A Life of Crime The True Story of Jack the Ripper (Short Reads Historical Biographies of Famous People) by Alexander KennedyJack the Ripper: A Life of Crime The True Story of Jack the Ripper11/1/16 5 stars
✔21. A book from the Goodreads Recom mendations page: Natural Selection by Dave FreedmanNatural Selection 414 pages five stars
✔22. The first book in a new to you series: Elisha Barber (The Dark Apostle, #1) by E.C. AmbroseElisha Barber( The Dark Apostle book 1) 6/26/16 1 star DNF 100 %
✔23. The next book in a series you are reading: Elysium Dreams by Hadena JamesElysium Dreams( (Dreams & Reality Series Book 2) five stars
✔24. A "between the numbers" book of a series (0.5, 1,5, 2.5, etc ) Avis Blackthorn and the Ring of Enchantment (An Avis Blackthorn Magical Adventure, Prequel Book 0) by Jack Simmonds Avis Blackthorn and the Ring of Enchantment 9/20/16 1 star
✔25. A book whose main character is in a profession that interests you : The Skin Collector by Jeffery Deaver The Skin Collector(forensic detectives) 3/9/16 5 stars
✔26. A book everyone is talking about: Never Never (Never Never, #1) by Colleen HooverNever NeverbyColleen Hoover 2/7/16-2/8/16 1 star
✔27. A book with a beautiful title (in your own opinion) Caribbean Chill (A Dane Skoglund Adventure) by Ron SmoakCaribbean Chill 11/25/16 ( DNF 100%) 1 star
✔28. A biography, autobiography, or memoir: Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik LarsonDead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania 4/26/16 five stars
✔29. A book by an author who writes under more than one name: State of Fear by Michael CrichtonState of Fear by Michael Crichton( John Lange) 5 stars
✔30. A fairytale from a culture other than your own: The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang( Green fairy book 3)(French, some German, some Russian, some Italian, some Scottish, some English, one Chinese)10/22/16 5 stars
✔31. A work of young adult fiction:Snow White Sorrow Snow White Sorrow (The Grimm Diaries, #1) by Cameron Jace 8/5/16
✔️32. A historical fiction book:I, Ripper 5/20/16 4 stars
✔33. The 16th book on your TBR: The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2) by James DashnerThe Scorch Trials 360 pages 1/22/16-1/23/16 3.5 stars
✔34. A book about mental illness: Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie BlyTen Days in a Mad-House 10/4/16 5 stars
✔35. An award winning book: Mr. Mercedes (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #1) by Stephen KingMr. Mercedes 1/13/16 five stars
✔36.( Wild Card):A book you started but never finished: The Sea Hunters True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks by Clive CusslerThe Sea Hunters: True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks five stars
✔️37. A book that you've seen the movie of but haven't read: King Solomon's Mines (Allan Quatermain, #1) by H. Rider HaggardKing Solomon's Mines 7/21/16 five stars
✔️38. A book about an anti hero:Inheritance Inheritance (The Inheritance Cycle, #4) by Christopher Paolini 7/14/16 five stars
✔️39. A previous suggestion that did not make it into the list:Re read a book that you feel deserves a second chance: Rose Madder by Stephen King Rose Madder 3/8/16 4.5
✔40. A novella from your favorite genre: Not a Drill (Jack Reacher, #18.5) by Lee ChildNot a Drill 12/1/16 5 stars
✔41. A book about a major world event (fiction or non-fiction): The Apache Wars The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started the Longest War in American History by Paul Andrew HuttonThe Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started the Longest War in American History 5/10/16 5 stars
✔42. A top 100 fantasy novel:Assassin's Apprentice Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy, #1) by Robin Hobb 9/11/16 5 stars
✔43. A book about a thing that goes bump in the night: They Came Out After Dark (Tales of Crow #1) by Chris WardThey Came Out After Dark 5 stars
✔ 44. A book you're embarrassed to read in public:: Tripwire (Jack Reacher, #3) by Lee ChildTripwire 6/21/16 5 stars
✔️45. A book related to a hobby or passion you have: Ancient Egypt Discover the Fascinating World of Ancient Egyptian History, Myths, Pyramids and More Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egypt Fiction, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Egyptian History, Egypt by SK AngelisAncient Egypt: Discover the Fascinating World of Ancient Egyptian History, Myths, Pyramids and More: Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egypt Fiction, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Egyptian History, Egypt(Archaeology)9/15/16 5 stars
✔️ 46. A crime story: Tortured Dreams by Hadena JamesTortured Dreams five stars 6/22/16 five stars
✔ 47. A book with a type of food/drink in the title: Cupcakes, Lies, and Dead Guys (Annie Graceland Mystery, #1) by Pamela DuMondCupcakes, Lies, and Dead Guys4/12/16 1 star
✔48. A dystopia: The Enigma Strain (Harvey Bennett #1) by Nick ThackerThe Enigma Strain 11/7/16 5 stars
✔49. A book with a great opening line : Moby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman MelvilleMoby-Dick; or, The Whale 608 pages 11/13/16 ( audio book) five stars
✔️50. A book originally written in a language other than English:As Red as Blood As Red as Blood (Lumikki Andersson, #1) by Salla Simukka 7/2/16 1 star
✔51. A short story from a well-known author: The Midnight Watch (Sigma Force #10.5) by James RollinsThe Midnight Watch by James Rollins9/18/16 five stars
✔52. A book published in 2016: On His Watch (Search and Rescue, #0.5) by Katie RuggleOn His Watch) pre order it comes out 1/5/16) five stars 2/18/16 five stars
Note:
this was 36:An identity book - a book about a different culture, religion or sexual orientation : but I used my Wild Card for it.