2022 Reading and Watching Resolutions

2022 Reading Resolution

  1. A book written in North America: Reawakening Our Ancestors’ Lines: Revitalizing Inuit Traditional Tattooing by Angela Hovak Johnston
  2. A book written in Central America/Caribbean: Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat
  3. A book written in South America: Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin
  4. A book written in East Asia: Penance by Kanae Minato 
  5. A book written in South Asia: The Guru of Love by Samrat Upadhyay
  6. A book written in Africa: She Would Be King by Wayétu Moore
  7. A book written in the Middle East: 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak
  8. A book written in Australia/Pacific Islands: This is Paradise by Kristiana Kahakauwila
  9. A book written in Russia: The Master and The Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  10. A book written in Europe: The Ghost and Mrs. Muir by R.A. Dick
  11. A biography or memoir: Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosh
  12. A non-fiction book: The Sawbones Book: The Hilarious, Horrifying Road to Modern Medicine by Justin McElroy and Dr. Sydnee McElroy
  13. A collection of short stories: Smut Peddler Presents: Sordid Past edited by Andrea Purcell
  14. A collection of poetry: QuIP: An Anthology of Young Queer Writing by Fiona Deane-Grundman, Zeke Gerwein, Leila Mottley, Oliver Terry, Charlie Thomas, Sunari Weaver-Anderson
  15. A play: The Billboard by Natalie Y. Moore
  16. A book you’ve seen adapted: The Boys: Omnibus Vol. 1 by Garth Ennis, illustrated by Darick Robertson
  17. A graphic novel: My Brother’s Husband, Vol. 1 by Gengoroh Tagame
  18. A children’s book: Kiki’s Delivery Service by Eiko Kadono
  19. A book older than 200 years: The Mabinogion
  20. A debut novel: Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead by Emily Austin
  21. A novel by a famous author, other than the one(s) they are best known for: De Profundis by Oscar Wilde
  22. A sequel: The Rules for Hearts by Sara Ryan
  23. A book by an author you’ve never given a fair shot: Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz
  24. A book you’ve heard bad things about: The Maid by Nita Prose
  25. A book released in the last year: You Feel It Just Below the Ribs by Janina Matthewson and Jeffrey Cranor
  26. Wild Card: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  27. Wild Card: Thirteen Storeys by Jonathan Sims
  28. Wild Card: My Brother’s Husband, Vol. 2 by Gengoroh Tagame
  29. Wild Card: Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey
  30. Wild Card: Blue Pills: A Positive Love Story by Frederik Peeters 

List Progress: 30/30

2022 Film Watching Resolution

  1. A foreign film: Forgotten (2017)
  2. A black and white film: The Haunting (1963)
  3. A silent or dialogue-free film: 
  4. An animated film: Loving Vincent (2017)
  5. A film based on a true story: Elvis (2022)
  6. A documentary: 
  7. A film based on a book: Crooked House (2017)
  8. An Oscar-winning movie: Encanto (2022)
  9. A trashy movie: Single All the Way (2021)
  10. Your best friend’s recommendation: The Producers (1968) 
  11. A children’s film: Turning Red (2022)
  12. A film released in 2022: Death on the Nile (2022)

List Progress: 10/12

Movies Outside List

1. An American Werewolf in London (1981)

2. Dune (2021)

3. Cyrano (2021)

4. I Want You Back (2022)

5. Nightmare Alley (2021)

6. Rope (1948)

7. Love Never Dies (2012)

8. Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)

9. The Pajama Game (1957)

10. We’re All Going to the World’s Fair (2022)

11. Firestarter (2022)

12. Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022)

13. Men (2022)

14. It (2017)

15. It: Chapter 2 (2019)

16. The Black Phone (2021)

17. Odd Thomas (2013)

18. Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris (2022)

19. Nope (2022)

20. The Night House (2020)

21. Children of the Corn (1984)

22. Vengeance (2022)

23. Fall (2022)

24. Joker (2019)

25. Bodies, Bodies, Bodies (2022)

26. The Lodge (2019)

27. Some Like It Hot (1959)

28. The Invitation (2022)

29. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

30. Breaking (2022)

31. Emily the Criminal (2022)

32. Barbarian (2022)

33. See How They Run (2022)

34. Don’t Worry Darling (2022)

35. Bros (2022)

36. Infinite Storm (2022)

37. Smile (2022)

38. Escape Room (2019)