shagdalen’s 2023 board

A book published at least 50 years before you were born: The Gilded Age by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley WarnerA book with a season in the title…or the word “season”: Five Tuesdays in Winter by Lily KingA book of just straight up hijinks/hijinks vibes: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas AdamsA book with multiple narrators or points of view: The Love of My Life by Rosie WalshAn author’s debut novel: For the Wolf by Hannah Whitten
A short story collection by a woman: Drinking Coffee Elsewhere by ZZ PackerA book a friend wants you to read: Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn MuirAn adult book by an author best known for writing for children/YA: Chosen Ones by Veronica RothA book by an author you read for the first time in the last two years: A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. SchwabA book translated from Russian: The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
A book that was originally published in installments: Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted ChiangA book with a photograph on the cover: The Pursuit of Love by Nancy MitfordAny book! (Free space): The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John MandelA book by an author who has immigrated to America: Babel by R.F. KuangA book about a road trip: You, with a View by Jessica Joyce
A book about food: Heartburn by Nora EphronA book published in 2023: A Sinister Revenge by Deanna RaybournA non-fiction book about fiction: Austen Years: A Memoir in 5 Novels by Rachel CohenA book you got for free: The Answers by Catherine LaceyA book with a film or TV adaptation in production: The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay
A book that is amongst those you’ve owned for the longest without reading: The Wonderful Adventures of Nils by Selma LagerlöfA book that’s second or later in a series: The Last Graduate by Naomi NovikA book about the natural world: On Animals by Susan OrleanA book on Vulture’s Best Books of 2022 list: The Employees by Olga RavnA book by an author you read in school: Animal Farm by George Orwell