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Regina (pien) | 19 comments



Rules I hold myself to:
- the same book may appear in multiple challenges
- the same book can only appear once in each challenge
- author origin will count towards "visiting" a country but if an author didn't grow up in said country the author might be replaced later. Also " Around The World" challenge started in 2015.


75 books a year 9/75
I, Robot (Robot, #0.1) by Isaac Asimov Night (The Night Trilogy, #1) by Elie Wiesel Radiance (Wraith Kings, #1) by Grace Draven The Martian by Andy Weir Bright Star Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne by John Keats The Black Dahlia (L.A. Quartet, #1) by James Ellroy Cheese in the Trap, Season 1 by Soon Ki Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi We zijn al lang onderweg by Jasper Mikkers


Poetry 2/5
Bright Star Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne by John Keats We zijn al lang onderweg by Jasper Mikkers


Around the World in 15 Authors 4/15


2015
1 Kazuo Ishiguro Japan
2 Alfred Tennyson England
3 Nalini Singh Fiji
4 Jan van Aken The Netherlands
5 Jeaniene Frost The United States
6 Jung Chang China
7 W. Somerset Maugham France
8.Peter Verhelst Belgium
9.Bernhard Schlink Germany
10.George Orwell India
11. Carlos Ruiz Zafón Spain
2016
12. Isaac Asimov Russia
13. Elie Wiesel Romania
14. Soon Ki South Korea
15. Marjane Satrapi Iran

Popsugar Reading Challenge 9/40
1. A book based on a fairy tale
2. A National Book Award winner
3. A YA bestseller
4. A book you haven't read since high school
5. A book set in your home state
6. A book translated to English - Cheese in the Trap, Season 1
7. A romance set in the future
8. A book set in Europe
9. A book that's under 150 pages - Bright Star: Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne
10. A New York Times bestseller - The Martian
11. A book that's becoming a movie this year
12. A book recommended by someone you just met
13. A self-improvement book
14. A book you can finish in a day
15. A book written by a celebrity
16. A political memoir
17. A book at least 100 years older than you
18. A book that's more than 600 pages
19. A book from Oprah's Book Club - Night
20. A science-fiction novel
21. A book recommended by a family member
22. A graphic novel - Persepolis
23. A book that is published in 2016
24. A book with a protagonist that has your occupation
25. A book that takes place during summer
26. A book and its prequel
27. A murder mystery - The Black Dahlia
28. A book written by a comedian
29. A dystopian novel
30. A book with a blue cover
31. A book of poetry - We zijn al lang onderweg
32. The first book you see in a bookstore
33. A classic from the 20th century - I, Robot
34. A book from the library
35. An autobiography
36. A book about a road trip
37. A book about a culture you're unfamiliar with
38. A satirical book
39. A book that takes place on an island
40. A book that's guaranteed to bring you joy - Radiance


Kadijah Michelle (kadmich) | 2176 comments Like your rules. I'm so glad to see so many people doing the PopSugar challenge.


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Regina (pien) | 19 comments Thanks!
Yes I started with the PopSugar challenge last year and I just love how it gets me reading books I wouldn't normally reach for.


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