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2019 PopSugar Reading Challenge

2019 PopSugar Reading Challenge

Happy New Year everyone! 🎉

In 2018 I took part in the PopSugar Reading Challenge for the first time. It was a great experience and I have decided to participate again this year! As someone who is primarily a mood-reader, I’m not going to put pressure on myself to read all of these books. That said, I think this is a fun way of diversifying my reading. Here are the 40 regular prompts and provisional list of books I would like to read. 

1. A book becoming a movie in 2019 – Where’d You Go, Bernadette
2. A book that makes you nostalgic – Ready Player One
3. A book written by a musician (fiction or nonfiction) – The Bad Beginning
4. A book you think should be turned into a movie – Six of Crows
5. A book with at least one million ratings on Goodreads – The Girl on the Train
6. A book with a plant in the title or on the cover – A Court of Thorns and Roses
7. A reread of a favorite book – Pride and Prejudice
8. A book about a hobby – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

9. A book you meant to read in 2018 – The Cruel Prince
10. A book with POP, SUGAR, or CHALLENGE in the title – Mary Poppins
11. A book with an item of clothing or accessory on the cover – The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
12. A book inspired by myth/legend/folklore – The Lightning Thief
13. A book published posthumously – The Diary of a Young Girl
14. A book you see someone reading on TV or in a movie – The Cat in the Hat (Addams Family Values)
15. A retelling of a classic – To Kill a Kingdom
16. A book with a question in the title – Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret

17. A book set on college or university campus – Fangirl
18. A book about someone with a superpower – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
19. A book told from multiple POVs – Ayesha At Last
20. A book set in space – The Things We Learn When We’re Dead
21. A book by two female authors – The Wife Between Us
22. A book with SALTY, SWEET, BITTER, or SPICY in the title – Salt to the Sea
23. A book set in Scandinavia – A Man Called Ove
24. A book that takes place in a single day – Thirteen Reasons Why

25. A debut novel – Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
26. A book that’s published in 2019 – Two Can Keep a Secret
27. A book featuring an extinct or imaginary creature – The Tea Dragon Society
28. A book recommended by a celebrity you admire – Little Fires Everywhere (Reese Witherspoon)
29. A book with LOVE in the title – To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
30. A book featuring an amateur detective – Stalking Jack the Ripper
31. A book about a family – Educated
32. A book author from Asia, Africa, or South America – The Complete Persepolis

33. A book with a zodiac sign or astrology term in title – The Fault in Our Stars
34. A book that includes a wedding – Crazy Rich Asians
35. A book by an author whose first and last names start with the same letter – Since You’ve Been Gone
36. A ghost story – The Twisted Tree
37. A book with a two-word title – The Hobbit
38. A novel based on a true story – Before We Were Yours
39. A book revolving around a puzzle or game – The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
40. Your favorite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading challenge – A book based on a fairy tale (2016) – Ella Enchanted

There you have it! Some of the prompts this year are quite tricky, don’t you think? 🙂

Are you also taking part in a reading challenge this year? Let me know in the comments!

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