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2018 PopSugar Reading Challenge

2018 PopSugar Reading Challenge

Happy New Year everyone! This year I am going to participate in the 2018 PopSugar Reading Challenge. This seems like a fun challenge and it will be a great way to read books outside of my comfort zone. If you’d like to join in, there is also a helpful Goodreads group. I’ve included the list of 40 prompts below and added some of the books I would like to read. Links to my reviews will follow.

  1. A book made into a movie you’ve already seen – Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx
  2. True crime – In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
  3. The next book in a series you started – Double Double Toil by Amber Elby
  4. A book involving a heist
  5. Nordic noir
  6. A novel based on a real person – The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
  7. A book set in a country that fascinates you – Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  8. A book with a time of day in the title
  9. A book about a villain or antihero
  10. A book about death or grief – They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
  11. A book with your favorite color in the title
  12. A book with alliteration in the title – Ballardvale Blues by Rachel Veznaian
  13. A book about time travel – The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
  14. A book with a weather element in the title
  15. A book set at sea
  16. A book with an animal in the title – American Panda by Gloria Chao
  17. A book set on a different planet
  18. A book with song lyrics in the title – Six Geese A-Laying by Sophie Kinsella
  19. A book about or set on Halloween
  20. A book with characters who are twins
  21. A book with a female author who uses a male pseudonym
  22. A book with an LGBTQ+ protagonist – Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
  23. A book that is also a stage play or musical – Coraline by Neil Gaiman
  24. A book by an author of a different ethnicity than you – The Rose and the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh
  25. A book about feminism – We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  26. A book about mental health – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  27. A book you borrowed or was given to you as a gift – Not If I Save You First by Ally Carter
  28. A book by two authors
  29. A book about or involving a sport
  30. A book by a local author
  31. A book mentioned in another book
  32. A book from a celebrity book club
  33. A childhood classic you’ve never read – Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
  34. A book that’s published in 2018 – The Exact Opposite of Okay by Laura Steven
  35. A past Goodreads Choice Awards winner – The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  36. A book set in the decade you were born
  37. A book you meant to read in 2017 but didn’t get to – The Dark Days Pact by Alison Goodman
  38. A book with an ugly cover
  39. A book that involves a bookstore or library
  40. Your favorite prompt from the 2015, 2016, or 2017 POPSUGAR Reading Challenges – 2016: A book based on a fairy tale – Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

Let me know if you are also doing this or any other reading challenge!


8 thoughts on “2018 PopSugar Reading Challenge

    1. I usually read around 15 books a year so I’ll be happy if I can read at least a third of the 40 prompts! 🙂 Thank you for all the recommendations! I’ll check them out! 🙂


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