sneedles’s 2023 board

A book published at least 50 years before you were bornA book with a season in the title…or the word “season”: The Fifth Season by N.K. JemisinA book of just straight up hijinks/hijinks vibes: People We Meet on Vacation by Emily HenryA book with multiple narrators or points of view: Nona the Ninth by Tamsyn MuirAn author’s debut novel: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
A short story collection by a womanA book a friend wants you to read: State of Emergency by Jeremy TiangAn adult book by an author best known for writing for children/YAA book by an author you read for the first time in the last two years: Station Eleven by Emily St. John MandelA book translated from Russian
A book that was originally published in installmentsA book with a photograph on the cover: Los Alamos by Joseph KanonAny book! (Free space): Pachinko by Min Jin LeeA book by an author who has immigrated to America: All This Could Be Different by Sarah Thankam MathewsA book about a road trip: American Gods by Neil Gaiman
A book about food: Cafe Con Lychee by Emery LeeA book published in 2023: Yellowface by R.F. KuangA non-fiction book about fictionA book you got for free: The Cloisters by Katy HaysA book with a film or TV adaptation in production: How Do You Live? by Genzaburo Yoshino
A book that is amongst those you’ve owned for the longest without reading: The Golden Compass by Philip PullmanA book that’s second or later in a series: The Last Graduate by Naomi NovikA book about the natural world: The Overstory by Richard PowersA book on Vulture’s Best Books of 2022 list: Easy Beauty by Chloe Cooper JonesA book by an author you read in school: The World According to Garp by John Irving