Monday, May 22, 2017


POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2017

Below is a list of challenges for the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge for this year, plus the books I will most likely be reading for each challenge. When I write a review for a book from this challenge I will write: PS (with the number of the challenge).

If you are interested in checking out the book challenge or the website:
https://www.popsugar.com/love/Reading-Challenge-2017-42561300

1. A book Recommended by a Librarian
Lumberjanes, vol.1: Beware the Kitten Holy by Grace Ellis and Noelle Stevenson

2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

3. A book of letters.
Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding

4. An audio book.
The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury

5. A book by a person of color.
Beloved by Toni Morrison

6. A book with one of the seasons in the title.
One Summer by Bill Bryson

7. A book that is a story within a story.
The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

8. A book with multiple authors.
My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows

9. An espionage thriller.
The Key to Rebecca by Ken Follett

10. A book with a cat on the cover.
Old Possum's Book for Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot

11. A book by an author who uses a pseudonym.
A Murder, A Mystery, and A Marriage by Mark Twain

12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read.
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

13. A book by or about a person  who has a disability.
Kindred by Octavia Butler

14. A book involving travel.
A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

15. A book with a subtitle.
Sex Wars: A Novel of Gilded Age New York by Marge Piercy

16. A book that's published in 2017.
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

17. A book involving a mythical creature.
Stardust by Neil Gaiman

18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile.
One Eyed Dukes are Wild by Megan Frampton

19. A book about food.
Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollen

20. A book with career advice.
#Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso

21. A book from a nonhuman perspective.
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White

22. A steampunk novel.
Leviathan by Scott Westerfield

23. A book with a red spine.
Adulting: How to Become a Grown up in 468 easy(ish) Steps by Kelly Williams Brown

24. A book set  in the wilderness.
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

25. A book you loved as a child.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited.
The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

27. A book with a title that's a character's name.
Mademoiselle Boleyn by Robin Maxwell

28. A novel set during wartime.
The Care and Management of Lies by Jacqueline Winspear

29. A book with an unreliable narrator.
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

30. A book with pictures.
Creativity Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces that Stand in the way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull

31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you.
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie

32. A book about an interesting woman.
The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

33. A book set in two different time periods.
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title.
The Saturday Big Tent Wedding by Alexander McCall Smith

35. A book set in a hotel.
The Next Always by Nora Roberts

36. A book written by someone you admire.
Bossypants by Tina Fey

37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017.
Wonder by R.J. Palacio

38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas.
The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury

39. The first book in a series you haven't read before.
A Place Beyond Courage by Elizabeth Chadwick

40. A book you bought on a trip.
A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt

Advanced

41. A book recommended by an author you love.
Emma by Jane Austen

42. A bestseller from 2016
Wonder by R.J. Palacio

43. A book with a family member term in the title
Cleopatra's Daughter by Michelle Moran

44. A book that takes place over a character's life span.
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See

45. A book about an immigrant or refugee.
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

46. A book from a genre/sub genre that you've never heard of.
Bewitching Season by Marissa Doyle 

47. A book with an eccentric character.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

48. A book that's more than 800 pages.
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

49. A book that you got from a used book sale.
I Feel Bad About My Neck and Other Thoughts on Being a Woman by Nora Ephron

50. A book that's mentioned in another book.
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White

51. A book about a difficult topic.
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

52. A book based on mythology.
The Sword in the Stone by T.H. White






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