A friend of mine is running this on his blog, so I thought I would track my progress here and also see if anyone else wanted to play - if there's a link, I've read and reviewed it, if not then it's my planned book for that category (but could change!):

 

BOOK 1 – The CHUNKY BOI

The Lacuna - Barbara Kingsolver

 

BOOK 2 – The NEWBIE

Briarley - Aster Glenn Grey

 

BOOK 3 – The OLDTIMER

The Prydain Chronicles - Lloyd Alexander

 

BOOK 4 – THE COLLECTOR

Some of the best of Tor.com 2016 - I've read this now, particularly recommend the NK Jemisin story and the one by P Djeli Clark.

 

BOOK 5 – DO NOT TRANSCEND GENRE

The Owl Service - Alan Garner

 

BOOK 6, 7 and 8 – THREE IS COMPANY

The Night's Masque books - Anne Lyle

 

BOOK 9 – FACE REALITY

The Secret War Against the Arts - Richard Knott

 

BOOK 10 – BROADEN YOUR HORIZONS

Gods of Jade and Shadow - Silvia Moreno-Garcia

 

BOOK 11 – RANDOMMMMMM

Advent - James Treadwell

 

Book 12 – TREAT YOURSELF

Phoenix Extravagant - Yoon Ha Lee