Book Challenges 2018

Popsugar Reading Challenge

Finished

  1. The next book in a series you started- Voyager
  2. A book about a villain or antihero- Vicious
  3. A book about time travel- Fortunately, The Milk
  4. A book with a weather element in the title- Black Lightning
  5. A book set on a different planet- Artemis
  6. A book with some lyrics in the title- She’s Come Undone
  7. A book with characters who are twins- Blood & Salt
  8. A book with a female author who uses a male pseudonym- The Inheritance
  9. A book with an LGBTQ+ protagonist- None of the Above
  10. A book by an author of a different ethnicity than you- The Mothers
  11. A book about feminism- Moxie
  12. A book about mental health- The Weight of Zero
  13. A book about or involving a sport- Bleachers
  14. A book by a local author- The Gifts of Imperfection
  15. A childhood classic you’ve never read- Matilda
  16. A book published in 2018- The Woman in The Window
  17. A pas Goodreads Choice Awards winner- The Opposite of Lonliness (2014)
  18. A book you meant to read in 2017 but didn’t get to- Turtles All the Way Down
  19. A book with an ugly cover- A Little Life
  20. A favorite prompt from a past Popsugar reading challenge (2017- A book that’s been on your TBR for way too long)- The Hike
  21. A book mentioned in another book- The Elegance of the Hedgehog (mentioned in The Little Paris Bookshop)
  22. A book from a celebrity book club- An American Marriage (Oprah’s book club)
  23. A book by two authors- The Iron Trial
  24. A book that involves a bookstore or library- Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore
  25. A book with a time of day in the title- Four Past Midnight
  26. A book about or set on Halloween- Something Wicked This Way Comes
  27. A book with alliteration in the title- Lie, Lay, Lain
  28. A book you borrowed or was given to you as a gift- We Were Liars

Not finished yet

  1. A book made into a movie you’ve already seen
  2. True crime
  3. A book involving a heist
  4. Nordic noir
  5. A novel based on a real person
  6. A book set in a country that fascinates you
  7. A book with your favorite color in the title
  8. A book set at sea
  9. A book with an animal in the title
  10. A book that is also a stage play or musical
  11. A book set in the decade you were born

Advanced Popsugar list

Finished

  1. A book about a problem facing society today- Fast Food Genocide
  2. A book recommended by someone else taking the Popsugar reading challenge- You Are A Badass
  3. A microhistory- Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Not finished yet

  1. A bestseller from the year you graduated high school
  2. A cyberpunk book
  3. A book that was being read by a stranger in a public place
  4. A book tied to your ancestry
  5. A book with a fruit or vegetable in the title
  6. An allegory
  7. A book by an author with the same first or last name as you

While I Was Reading Challenge

Finished

  1. A collection of poetry- Milk & Honey
  2. An audiobook with multiple narrators- One More Thing
  3. A book with your favorite food in the title- Love & Gelato
  4. A book with a child narrator- Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
  5. A book you chose based on the cover- Release
  6. A self-published book- All The Little Lights
  7. A book you received as a gift: The Arrivals

Not finished yet

  1. A book that takes place in one day
  2. A memoir or biography of a musician
  3. A book about a historical event you’re interested in (fiction or non-fiction)
  4. A book written by an author from the state where you grew up
  5. A book recommended by one of your parents

 

Personal challenge- 5 classic books

  1. The Stand
  2. The Great Gatsby