This is the place to record my progress with the 2023 Around the Year in 52 Books Reading Challenge.

Updated on XX/XX/XX – currently week XX with XX/52 challenges completed.

  1. A book set in a location that begins with A, T or Y
  2. A book by an author you read in 2022
  3. A book that fits a suggestion that didn’t make the 2023 list
  4. A book with an interracial relationship
  5. A book with 4 or more colors on the cover
  6. A book where books are important
  7. A book with ONE of the five “W” question words in the title
  8. An author’s debut book
  9. A book nominated for an award beginning with W
  10. A book related to one of the Spice Girls’ “personalities”
  11. A book about a person/character with a disability
  12. A book connected to birds, bees, or bunnies
  13. A book that has an object that is repeated on the cover
  14. A book with a con, deception, or fake
  15. Three books, each of which is set in a different century: Book 1
  16. Three books, each of which is set in a different century: Book 2
  17. Three books, each of which is set in a different century: Book 3
  18. A book related to science
  19. A book related to the arts
  20. A book with a cover or title that includes a route of travel
  21. A book by an Asian diaspora author
  22. A book with a faceless person on the cover
  23. A book with a body of water in the title
  24. A character that might be called a Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, or Spy
  25. A book with a tropical setting
  26. A book related to pride
  27. A book by an author from continental Europe
  28. A book that is dark
  29. A book that is light
  30. A book related to a chess piece
  31. A book found by inputting a favorite author on Lit Map
  32. A book set in a UNESCO City of Literature
  33. A book by an author with a first name popular in 1923
  34. A novella
  35. A book with a school subject in the title
  36. A book that has been translated from another language
  37. A book with the theme of returning home
  38. A book with the sun, moon, or stars on the cover
  39. A western
  40. A book with a full name in the title
  41. A book from the NPR “Books We Love” lists
  42. A book related to a ghost, spirit, phantom, or specter
  43. A book that involves a murder
  44. A book where the cover design includes text that is not completely horizontal
  45. A book whose author has published more than 7 books
  46. A title that contains a word often found in a recipe
  47. A book related to a geometric shape
  48. A book with an unusually large version of an animal in the story
  49. A book posted in one of the ATY Best Book of the Month threads in 2022 or 2023
  50. A second book that fits your favorite prompt
  51. A book published in 2023
  52. A book with an unusual or surprising title