Two more squares down. The Martian is my pick for "Space opera or other SciFi" and The Aeronauts Windlass is my "first book of a new series" (and I´m eagerly anticipating the next book in this series).

 

1. A book by a dead author - Jamaica Inn by Daphne DuMaurier

2. YA or children´s title - Ares: Bringer of Death by George O´Connor

3. A blast from the past: historical fiction - Jane Steele by Lindsay Faye

4. Mystery and suspence - Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

5. Adapted for the big screen - High Fidelity by Nick Hornby

6. Read in a boat, tent or cabin - The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle

7. Beach, sand or sun on the cover - Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

8. A book bust or bummer - The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides and The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

9. New to you author - The Vegetarian by Han Kang

10. Travel: planes, trains or road trips - Where´d you go, Bernadette by Maria Sample

11. Comic book or graphic novel - Pretty Deadly by Kelly Sue DeConnick

12. Fantasy - Assassin´s Apprentice by Robin Hobb

13. Space Opera or other SciFi - The Martian by Andy Weir

14. First book of a new series - The Aeronaut´s Windlass by Jim Butcher