Around the Year in 52 Books

1. A book with a title that doesn’t contain the letters A, T or Y: Frühbeis – Busengewunder
2. A book by an author whose last name is one syllable: Groff – Florida
3. A book that you are prompted to read because of something you read in 2019
4. A book set in a place or time that you wouldn’t want to live: Der Fotograf von Mauthausen
5. The first book in a series that you have not started: Shuim – Magus of the Library

6. A book with a mode of transportation on the cover
7. A book set in the southern hemisphere
8. A book with a two-word title where the first word is “The”
9. A book that can be read in a day: Eco – Der ewige Faschismus

10. A book that is between 400-600 pages: Carter – Blutrausch
11. A book originally published in a year that is a prime number
12. A book that is a collaboration between 2 or more people: Arruzza et al. – Femninismusfür die 99%
13. A prompt from a previous Around the Year in 52 Books challenge
14. A book by an author on the Abe List of 100 Essential Female Writers

15. A book set in a global city: Carter – Death Call (L.A.)
16. A book set in a rural or sparsely populated area
17. A book with a neurodiverse character
18. A book by an author you’ve only read once before

19. A fantasy book: Pehov – Goldenes Feuer
20. The 20th book [on your TBR, in a series, by an author, on a list, etc.]
21. A book related to Maximilian Hell, the noted astronomer and Jesuit Priest who was born in 1720
22. A book with the major theme of survival

23. A book featuring an LGBTQIA+ character or by an LGBTQIA+ author
24. A book with an emotion in the title
25. A book related to the arts
26. A book from the 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards
27. A history or historical fiction

28. A book by an Australian, Canadian or New Zealand author
29. An underrated book, a hidden gem or a lesser known book
30. A book from the New York Times ‘100 Notable Books’ list for any year
31. A book inspired by a leading news story

32. A book related to the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Japan
33. A book about a non-traditional family
34. A book from a genre or sub genre that starts with a letter in your name: Essay Collection: Aydemir – Eure Heimat ist unser Albttraum
35. A book with a geometric pattern or element on the cover

36. A book from your TBR/wishlist that you don’t recognize, recall putting there, or put there on a whim
37. Two books that are related to each other as a pair of binary opposites: Book #1
38. Two books that are related to each other as a pair of binary opposites: Book #2
39. A book by an author whose real name(s) you’re not quite sure how to pronounce: Oyinkan Braithwaite – Meine Schwester, die Serienmörderin

40. A book with a place name in the title
41. A mystery: Moran – Pine White Lake
42. A book that was nominated for one of the ‘10 Most Coveted Literary Prizes in the World’
43. A book related to one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse
44. A book related to witches

45. A book by the same author who wrote one of your best reads in 2019 or 2018
46. A book about an event or era in history taken from the Billy Joel song “We Didn’t Start the Fire”
47. A classic book you’ve always meant to read
48. A book published in 2020: Takei – They called us enemy

49. A book that fits a prompt from the list of suggestions that didn’t win: Audiobook read by Author: Kling – Das Neinhorn
50. A book with a silhouette on the cover
51. A book with an “-ing” word in the title
52. A book related to time