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message 1: by Kadijah Michelle, Group Organization (last edited Dec 03, 2016 06:35PM) (new)

Kadijah Michelle (Kadmich) | 1812 comments POPSUGAR 2017 READING CHALLENGE
Duration January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017


This year, Popsugar is back with its Reading Challenge for 2017. We know that a lot of our members had fun with last year's challenge, so we decided to bring it back this year.

The goal is to check off all of the 40 tasks in a year, but if that's too much, feel free to set a smaller goal. If it's not enough, Popsugar has added 12 extra tasks this year for the "hardcore" reader!

Feel free to adjust tasks as you see fit for your country or language.

1. A book recommended by a librarian
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long
3. A book of letters
4. An audiobook
5. A book by a person of color
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title
7. A book that is a story within a story
8. A book with multiple authors
9. An espionage thriller
10. A book with a cat on the cover
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability
14. A book involving travel
15. A book with a subtitle
16. A book that's published in 2017
17. A book involving a mythical creature
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile
19. A book about food
20. A book with career advice
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective
22. A steampunk novel
23. A book with a red spine
24. A book set in the wilderness
25. A book you loved as a child
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited
27. A book with a title that's a character's name
28. A novel set during wartime
29. A book with an unreliable narrator
30. A book with pictures
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you
32. A book about an interesting woman
33. A book set in two different time periods
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title
35. A book set in a hotel
36. A book written by someone you admire
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before
40. A book you bought on a trip

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love
42. A bestseller from 2016
43. A book with a family-member term in the title
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of
47. A book with an eccentric character
48. A book that's more than 800 pages
49. A book you got from a used book sale
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book
51. A book about a difficult topic
52. A book based on mythology


message 2: by Kadijah Michelle, Group Organization (last edited Jan 05, 2018 02:27PM) (new)

Kadijah Michelle (Kadmich) | 1812 comments How to Participate
1. Post here telling the challenge leader that you'd like to join the challenge. You can choose your books for the challenge at the beginning, or add them as you go. You can join a challenge at any time, as long as the challenge is still active.

2. Whenever you finish a book for the challenge, post here and let the challenge leader know so they can update your progress.

Some members choose to update their original post with their progress to keep track of their challenge more easily, but make sure to also post a new message so the challenge leader knows to go look at your original post. You can look at how other members report their progress to find a strategy that works well for you.

For more information about how challenges work, check out this thread or ask your challenge leader.

Participants

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Samantha (AK) - 14 /10 Completed!
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Tania - 50 /50 Completed!
Taylor R - 10 /10 Completed!
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message 3: by Kate (last edited Dec 21, 2017 06:51AM) (new)

Kate | 400 comments I'm in for 52

Popsugar Reading Challenge
1. A book recommended by a librarian- And Then There Were None
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long- Drums of Autumn
3. A book of letters- The Handmaid's Tale
4. An audiobook- Fall of Giants
5. A book by a person of color- Everything, Everything
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title- Winter of the World
7. A book that is a story within a story- The Far Shore
8. A book with multiple authors- The Chase
9. An espionage thriller- The Bourne Identity
10. A book with a cat on the cover- A Man Called Ove
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym- The Cuckoo's Calling
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read- Ender's Game
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability- Slaughterhouse-Five
14. A book involving travel- The Girl from Everywhere
15. A book with a subtitle- A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy
16. A book that's published in 2017- Preservation
17. A book involving a mythical creature- [[book:The Ocean at the End of the Lane|15783514]
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile- Eleven on Top
19. A book about food- Chocolat
20. A book with career advice- Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective- My Name is Red
22. A steampunk novel- Clockwork Angel
23. A book with a red spine- Finger Lickin' Fifteen
24. A book set in the wilderness- Hatchet
25. A book you loved as a child- The Bad Beginning]
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited- Les Misérables
27. A book with a title that's a character's name- Anna Karenina
28. A novel set during wartime- The Nightingale
29. A book with an unreliable narrator- The Girl on the Train
30. A book with pictures-
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you- Binti
32. A book about an interesting woman- The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo
33. A book set in two different time periods- The Rose Garden
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title- The Friday Night Knitting Club
35. A book set in a hotel- Simply Irresistible
36. A book written by someone you admire- Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017- The Zookeeper's Wife
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas- Plum Lovin'
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before- Consequences
40. A book you bought on a trip- The Night Circus

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love- The City Stained Red (recommended by Diana Gabaldon)
42. A bestseller from 2016- Glass Sword
43. A book with a family-member term in the title- The Memory Keeper's Daughter
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span- The Quick
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee- Breaking Free: True Stories of Girls Who Escaped Modern Slavery
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of- Love in the Time of Cholera (mystical realism)
47. A book with an eccentric character- Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea
48. A book that's more than 800 pages- The Pillars of the Earth
49. A book you got from a used book sale-
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book- To Kill a Mockingbird
51. A book about a difficult topic- Room
52. A book based on mythology- The Lightning Thief

35/52


message 4: by ⊱✿Gem✿⊰ (last edited Dec 02, 2016 03:45PM) (new)

⊱✿Gem✿⊰  | 171 comments I'm in for 30 from the standard list and 6 from the advanced list.


message 5: by Dominique (last edited Dec 12, 2016 05:29AM) (new)

Dominique  | 259 comments POPSUGAR 2017 READING CHALLENGE
Duration January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017

1. A book recommended by a librarian
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long
3. A book of letters
4. An audiobook
5. A book by a person of color
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title
7. A book that is a story within a story
8. A book with multiple authors
9. An espionage thriller
10. A book with a cat on the cover
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability
14. A book involving travel
15. A book with a subtitle
16. A book that's published in 2017
17. A book involving a mythical creature
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile
19. A book about food
20. A book with career advice
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective
22. A steampunk novel
23. A book with a red spine
24. A book set in the wilderness
25. A book you loved as a child
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited
27. A book with a title that's a character's name
See Jane Die by Erica Spindler
28. A novel set during wartime
29. A book with an unreliable narrator
30. A book with pictures
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you
32. A book about an interesting woman
33. A book set in two different time periods
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title
March by Audrey Carlan
35. A book set in a hotel
36. A book written by someone you admire
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before
In the Woods by Tana French
40. A book you bought on a trip

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love
42. A bestseller from 2016
43. A book with a family-member term in the title
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of
47. A book with an eccentric character
48. A book that's more than 800 pages
49. A book you got from a used book sale
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book
51. A book about a difficult topic
52. A book based on mythology


message 6: by Sam F (last edited Sep 16, 2017 04:26AM) (new)

Sam F | 678 comments POPSUGAR 2017 READING CHALLENGE
Duration January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017

46/52 Completed

1. A book recommended by a librarian - A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long - One Good Friend Deserves Another by Lisa Verge Higgins
3. A book of letters - Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
4. An audiobook - Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
5. A book by a person of color - Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title - Summer with My Sisters by Holly Chamberlin
7. A book that is a story within a story - The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A Fable about Fulfilling Your Dreams and Reaching Your Destiny by Robin S. Sharma
8. A book with multiple authors - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen & Seth Grahame-Smith
9. An espionage thriller - Chaos in Kabul: A Malko Linge Novel by Gérard de Villiers
10. A book with a cat on the cover - The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike - The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym - Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read - The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability - The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
14. A book involving travel - Tamarind Mem by Anita Rau Badami
15. A book with a subtitle - Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home by Rhoda Janzen
16. A book that's published in 2017 - City of Friends by Joanna Trollope
17. A book involving a mythical creature - The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile - Emma by Jane Austen
19. A book about food - A Place at the Table: A Novel by Susan Rebecca White
20. A book with career advice - The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens: The Ultimate Teenage Success Guide by Sean Covey
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective - Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
22. A steampunk novel
23. A book with a red spine - At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson
24. A book set in the wilderness - Walden by Henry David Thoreau
25. A book you loved as a child
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited - The House of Blue Mangoes by David Davidar
27. A book with a title that's a character's name - Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn
28. A novel set during wartime - Antony and Cleopatra
29. A book with an unreliable narrator
30. A book with pictures - The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you - The Queen of Katwe: One Girl's Triumphant Path to Becoming a Chess Champion by Tim Crothers
32. A book about an interesting woman - The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden by Jonas Jonasson
33. A book set in two different time periods - Shine Shine Shine by Lydia Netzer
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title
35. A book set in a hotel - Did You Ever Have A Family by Bill Clegg
36. A book written by someone you admire
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017 - My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas - Thanksgiving - Mating for Life by Marissa Stapley
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before - 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke
40. A book you bought on a trip - Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love - Alice Hoffman: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
42. A bestseller from 2016 - All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation by Rebecca Traister
43. A book with a family-member term in the title - The Manning Sisters: The Cowboy's Lady\The Sheriff Takes a Wife by Debbie Macomber
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span - A Soft Place to Land by Susan Rebecca White
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee - Daniel by Henning Mankell
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of - Realistic Fiction - Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
47. A book with an eccentric character - The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
48. A book that's more than 800 pages - Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
49. A book you got from a used book sale - Light Years by James Salter
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book
51. A book about a difficult topic - In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson
52. A book based on mythology - American Gods by Neil Gaiman


message 7: by Blagica , Cheerleader! (new)

Blagica  | 8418 comments i managed 26/40 last year so this year I will try for 32/52


message 8: by Jessica (new)

Jessica R. | 399 comments Please count me in for 45. Thank you! :)


message 9: by Lindsay (last edited Dec 29, 2017 05:12AM) (new)

Lindsay | 915 comments Please put me down for 20 to start with.

1. A book recommended by a librarian
The Sunshine Sisters
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long
Apple Tree Yard purchased 03/05/14
3. A book of letters
Swimming Lessons
4. An audiobook
The Girl with a Clock for a Heart
5. A book by a person of colour
Stay with Me
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title
Ivy Lane: Spring: Part 1
7. A book that is a story within a story
The Keeper of Lost Things
8. A book with multiple authors
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel
9. An espionage thriller
The Hill of the Red Fox
10. A book with a cat on the cover
A Man Called Ove
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym
Babette's Feast
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read
Ramona and Her Mother
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability
The Woman Next Door
14. A book involving travel
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
15. A book with a subtitle
In the Shadow of a Badge: How I Discovered the Angels of 9/11 While Working with the FBI
16. A book that's published in 2017
You Said Forever
17. A book involving a mythical creature
Anansi Boys
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile
Rivers of London
19. A book about food
Minding My Peas and Cucumbers: Quirky Tales of Allotment Life
20. A book with career advice
Indie Girl
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective
Cress
22. A steampunk novel
The Alloy of Law
23. A book with a red spine
The Other Side of You
24. A book set in the wilderness
Jane Eyre
25. A book you loved as a child
Who Killed Harlowe Thrombey?
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited
The Perfect Location
27. A book with a title that's a character's name
Be Frank with Me
28. A novel set during wartime
Under the Udala Trees
29. A book with an unreliable narrator
The Handmaid's Tale
30. A book with pictures
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you
Strange Weather in Tokyo
32. A book about an interesting woman
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying
33. A book set in two different time periods
Bone Quill
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title
Monday
35. A book set in a hotel
The Monarch of the Glen
36. A book written by someone you admire
Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism, Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017
Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
Ramona and Her Father
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before
City of Bones
40. A book you bought on a trip
City of Ashes

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love
Cold Comfort Farm
42. A bestseller from 2016
The Girl on the Train
43. A book with a family-member term in the title
The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span
Once We Were Sisters: A Memoir
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee
The Mare
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of
The House of the Spirits Magical Realism
47. A book with an eccentric character
Running with Scissors
48. A book that's more than 800 pages
The Well of Ascension
49. A book you got from a used book sale
And Another Thing...
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book
The Great Gatsby
51. A book about a difficult topic
An Untamed State
52. A book based on mythology
American Gods

52/52


message 10: by Anna (last edited Oct 13, 2017 05:02AM) (new)

Anna Glebova (AnnaGlebova) | 1050 comments I'm in!

1. A book recommended by a librarian: Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand 02/21/2017 ★★★★★
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long: Подозрительные пассажиры твоих ночных поездов by Yōko Tawada 02/23/2017 ★★☆☆☆
3. A book of letters: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë
4. An audiobook: The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas 01/08/2017 ★★★☆☆
5. A book by a person of color: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini 09/09/2017 ★★☆☆☆
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title: Farewell Summer by Ray Bradbury
7. A book that is a story within a story: House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski 01/20/2017 ★★☆☆☆
8. A book with multiple authors: Golden Calf by Ilya Ilf & Eugene Petrov
9. An espionage thriller: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson 03/18/2017 ★★★★☆
10. A book with a cat on the cover: Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
11. A book by an author who uses a pseudonym: The Red and the Black by Stendhal (real name - Marie-Henri Beyle)
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read: Hopeless by Colleen Hoover
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability: The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo
14. A book involving travel: Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
15. A book with a subtitle: Welcome to Your Brain: Why You Lose Your Car Keys But Never Forget How To Drive and Other Puzzles of Everyday Behavior by Sandra Aamodt 03/08/2017 ★★☆☆☆
16. A book that's published in 2017: The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O'Neill
17. A book involving a mythical creature: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling 01/03/2017 ★★★★★
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling 01/28/2017 ★★★★★
19. A book about food: Gourmet Rhapsody by Muriel Barbery
20. A book with career advice: Don't Shoot the Dog!: The New Art of Teaching and Training by Karen Pryor 02/10/2017 ★★☆☆☆
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective: Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach 01/02/2017 ★★★★☆
22. A steampunk novel: Cress by Marissa Meyer
23. A book with a red spine: Us by David Nicholls 05/14/2017 ★★★★★
24. A book set in the wilderness: Life of Pi by Yann Martel 02/04/2017 ★★★★☆
25. A book you loved as a child: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling 03/20/2017 ★★★★★
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling 04/27/2017 ★★★★★
27. A book with a title that's a character's name: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
28. A novel set during wartime: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller 04/20/2017 ★★★☆☆
29. A book with an unreliable narrator: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov 03/03/2017 ★★★☆☆
30. A book with pictures: Sex Criminals, Vol. 1: One Weird Trick by Matt Fraction 01/21/2017 ★★★★☆
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami 09/30/2017 ★☆☆☆☆
32. A book about an interesting woman: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
33. A book set in two different time periods: The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger 03/26/2017 ★★★☆☆
34. A book with a month or a day of the week in the title: Three Sundays in a Week by Edgar Allan Poe
35. A book set in a hotel: Hotel by Arthur Hailey
36. A book written by someone you admire: Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017: The Gunslinger by Stephen King
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas: Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before: Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury
40. A book you bought on a trip: Dune by Frank Herbert 07/23/2017 ★★★★★


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41. A book recommended by an author you love: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 04/11/2017 ★★★★☆
42. A bestseller from 2016: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes 02/22/2017 ★★★☆☆
43. A book with a family-member term in the title: Mother by Maxim Gorky
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald 04/05/2017 ★★★★☆
45. A book about an immigrant or a refugee: Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut 04/16/2017 ★★★★★
46. A book about a genre/subgenre that you've never heard of: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah 10/13/2017 ★★★★☆
47. A book with an eccentric character: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey 09/20/2017 ★★★☆☆
48. A book that's more than 800 pages: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas 05/08/2017 ★★★★★
49. A book you got from a used book sale: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy 05/30/2017 ★★★☆☆
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book: The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
51. A book about a difficult topic: The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
52. A book based on mythology: The Iliad by Homer 04/03/2017 ★★★★☆

30/52


message 11: by Krista (last edited Jan 28, 2017 11:33AM) (new)

Krista | 70 comments I am in for this list. This will almost complete my personal challenge.
3/40
1. A book recommended by a librarian
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long The Museum of Extraordinary Things
3. A book of letters The Perks Of Being A Wallflower
4. An audiobook
5. A book by a person of color
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title
7. A book that is a story within a story
8. A book with multiple authors
9. An espionage thriller
10. A book with a cat on the cover
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability
14. A book involving travel A Proper Pursuit
15. A book with a subtitle
16. A book that's published in 2017
17. A book involving a mythical creature
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile
19. A book about food
20. A book with career advice
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective
22. A steampunk novel
23. A book with a red spine
24. A book set in the wilderness
25. A book you loved as a child
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited
27. A book with a title that's a character's name
28. A novel set during wartime
29. A book with an unreliable narrator
30. A book with pictures
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you
32. A book about an interesting woman
33. A book set in two different time periods
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title
35. A book set in a hotel
36. A book written by someone you admire
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before
40. A book you bought on a trip


message 12: by Maureen (last edited Dec 07, 2016 06:02AM) (new)

Maureen | 238 comments I am in for the entire list.

POPSUGAR 2017 READING CHALLENGE
Duration January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017

This year, Popsugar is back with its Reading Challenge for 2017. We know that a lot of our members had fun with last year's challenge, so we decided to bring it back this year.

The goal is to check off all of the 40 tasks in a year, but if that's too much, feel free to set a smaller goal. If it's not enough, Popsugar has added 12 extra tasks this year for the "hardcore" reader!

Feel free to adjust tasks as you see fit for your country or language.

1. A book recommended by a librarian
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long
3. A book of letters
4. An audiobook
5. A book by a person of color
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title
7. A book that is a story within a story
8. A book with multiple authors
9. An espionage thriller
10. A book with a cat on the cover
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability
14. A book involving travel
15. A book with a subtitle
16. A book that's published in 2017
17. A book involving a mythical creature
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile
19. A book about food
20. A book with career advice
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective
22. A steampunk novel
23. A book with a red spine
24. A book set in the wilderness
25. A book you loved as a child
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited
27. A book with a title that's a character's name
28. A novel set during wartime
29. A book with an unreliable narrator
30. A book with pictures
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you
32. A book about an interesting woman
33. A book set in two different time periods
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title
35. A book set in a hotel
36. A book written by someone you admire
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before
40. A book you bought on a trip

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love
42. A bestseller from 2016
43. A book with a family-member term in the title
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of
47. A book with an eccentric character
48. A book that's more than 800 pages
49. A book you got from a used book sale
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book
51. A book about a difficult topic
52. A book based on mythology


message 13: by Charity (last edited Dec 14, 2017 01:00PM) (new)

Charity | 1092 comments I'm going to aim for 30 and see where it goes from there.

29/30

1. A book recommended by a librarian -
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long - Sing You Home 4/9/17
3. A book of letters - Love Letters to the Dead
4. An audiobook-
5. A book by a person of color - Champion 9/13/17
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title - Second Chance Summer, Open Road Summer
7. A book that is a story within a story - Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch 1/15/17
8. A book with multiple authors - Illuminae by Amie Kaufman 10/29/17
9. An espionage thriller -
10. A book with a cat on the cover - Murder Past Due, Rest in Pieces
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym - The Queen of the Damned by Anne Rice 11/5/17
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read - Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card 7/27/17
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability - Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami 11/24/17
14. A book involving travel - 13 Little Blue Envelopes, An Abundance of Katherines, Open Road Summer, Amy & Roger's Epic Detour
15. A book with a subtitle - Loud in the House of Myself: Memoir of a Strange Girl 1/18/17
16. A book that's published in 2017 - Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs 6/11/17
17. A book involving a mythical creature - Dreams of Gods & Monsters 10/15/17
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile -
19. A book about food -
20. A book with career advice -
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective - Unearthly by Cynthia Hand 12/17/17
22. A steampunk novel - Etiquette & Espionage, Changeless
23. A book with a red spine - Rebecca, The Mime Order
24. A book set in the wilderness - The Swiss Family Robinson, Into the Wild, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
25. A book you loved as a child - Charlotte's Web
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited - Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty 1/22/17
27. A book with a title that's a character's name - Scarlett Epstein Hates It Here by Anna Breslaw 9/17/17
28. A novel set during wartime - All the Light We Cannot See 9/2/17
29. A book with an unreliable narrator - Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro 2/27/17
30. A book with pictures - A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness 5/1/17
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you - The Wrath & the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh 11/11/17
32. A book about an interesting woman - Find Me
33. A book set in two different time periods - The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton 7/11/17
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title - The Friday Night Knitting Club, Side Effects May Vary, Tuesday Nights in 1980
35. A book set in a hotel -
36. A book written by someone you admire - The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher 4/18/17
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017 - All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven 1/30/17
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas -
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before - A Court of Thorns and Roses by by Sarah J. Maas 6/1/17
40. A book you bought on a trip - The Selection by Kiera Cass 11/18/17

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41. A book recommended by an author you love - The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins 4/2/17
42. A bestseller from 2016 - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2 2/1/17
43. A book with a family-member term in the title - The Son, Midnight's Daughter
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span -
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee - An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir 12/10/17
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of - Red Rising, The Bone Clocks
47. A book with an eccentric character - Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs 7/4/17
48. A book that's more than 800 pages - 11/22/63
49. A book you got from a used book sale - This Raging Light by Estelle Laure 1/9/17
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book - Jane Eyre, The Secret Garden
51. A book about a difficult topic - When We Collided by Emery Lord 1/6/17
52. A book based on mythology - The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan 7/27/17


message 14: by Natalie (new)

Natalie Shipman I will join this also with 10 books.


message 15: by ❤ Aly ❤ (new)

❤ Aly ❤ | 30 comments I'm in. I'll try 20.


message 16: by Winter, Group Reads (last edited Oct 27, 2017 04:10AM) (new)

Winter (Winter9) | 3583 comments Popsugar 2017 Reading Challenge

Duration: January 1 - December 31, 2017

1. A book recommended by a librarian
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long - Ready Player One, Ernest Cline
3. A book of letters
4. An audiobook - Heir of Fire, Sarah J. Maas *
5. A book by a person of color
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title
7. A book that is a story within a story
8. A book with multiple authors
9. An espionage thriller
10. A book with a cat on the cover - Rising Storm, Erin Hunter
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym - Nittenåttifire, George Orwell
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read - The Raven Boys, Maggie Stiefvater
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability
14. A book involving travel - 2001: A Space Odyssey, Arthur C. Clarke
15. A book with a subtitle
16. A book that's published in 2017 - Caraval, Stephanie Garber
17. A book involving a mythical creature - A Court of Thorns and Roses, Sarah J. Maas
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, J.K. Rowling
19. A book about food
20. A book with career advice
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective - Black Beauty, Anna Sewell
22. A steampunk novel
23. A book with a red spine - Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
24. A book set in the wilderness
25. A book you loved as a child - Den uendelige historien, Michael Ende
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited - Jenta på Klippen, Lucinda Riley
27. A book with a title that's a character's name - Dear John, Nicholas Sparks
28. A novel set during wartime - All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
29. A book with an unreliable narrator
30. A book with pictures - The Sound of Waves, Yukio Mishima
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you
32. A book about an interesting woman - The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
33. A book set in two different time periods
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title
35. A book set in a hotel
36. A book written by someone you admire - Demonenes fjell, Margit Sandemo
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before - Søsternålen, Ann-Christin Gjersøe
40. A book you bought on a trip

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love
42. A bestseller from 2016 - A Court of Mist and Fury, Sarah J. Maas
43. A book with a family-member term in the title
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of
47. A book with an eccentric character - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling*
48. A book that's more than 800 pages - War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
49. A book you got from a used book sale
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book
51. A book about a difficult topic - Huset med den blinde glassveranda, Herbjørg Wassmo
52. A book based on mythology

Total: 22/52

* Slightly modifying this one to a book that is also an audiobook since I don't count audiobooklistens in my challenge or goodreads count.

* Professor Trelawney

Popsugar Reading Challenge


message 17: by Mie (last edited Oct 18, 2017 01:26PM) (new)

Mie | 1091 comments I am in for 40 - if I read more, I'll take it as a bonus :)
Arhhh, let's just change the goal to 52 :)

2017 Popsugar Reading Challenge - 52/52 - COMPLETE ✔️
Duration: 1st January - 31st December 2017
Last update: 18 Oct 2017

✅ 1. A book recommended by a librarian - The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy ⭐️⭐️
✅ 2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long - Little Women ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 3. A book of letters - Dracula ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 4. An audiobook - Persuasion ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 5. A book by a person of color - The Briefcase ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title - Summer Island ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 7. A book that is a story within a story - The Great Gatsby ⭐️⭐️
✅ 8. A book with multiple authors - The Preacher ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 9. An espionage thriller - The Key to Rebecca ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 10. A book with a cat on the cover - The Subtle Knife ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 11. A book by an author who uses a pseudonym - Nineteen Eighty-Four ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read - Calvin and Hobbes ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 13. A book by or about a person who has a disability - The Secret Garden ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 14. A book involving travel - Reunion in Barsaloi ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 15. A book with a subtitle - Dovne piger syer med lang tråd : delvist sandfærdige erindringer ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 16. A book that's published in 2017 - Mirakelmanden ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 17. A book involving a mythical creature - Brisingr ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile - Nattens kys ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 19. A book about food - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 20. A book with career advice - Calendar Girl: Volume Three ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 21. A book from a nonhuman perspective - Watership Down ⭐️⭐️⭐️(⭐️)
✅ 22. A steampunk novel - Airborn ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 23. A book with a red spine - Round the Moon ⭐️⭐️
✅ 24. A book seet in the wilderness - The Call of the Wild ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 25. A book you loved as a child - Nobody's Boy ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited - The Handmaid's Tale ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 27. A book with a title that's a character's name - Madame Bovary ⭐️⭐️
✅ 28. A novel set during wartime - A Town Like Alice ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 29. A book with an unreliable narrator - And Then There Were None ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 30. A book with pictures - The Hobbit illustrated ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you - Love in the Time of Cholera ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 32. A book about an interesting woman - The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 33. A book set in two different time periods - Crusade in Jeans ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title - April ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 35. A book set in a hotel - The Body in the Library ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 36. A book written by someone you admire - The Man in the Brown Suit ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 37. A book that's becoming a movie on 2017 - Looking for Alaska ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas - Hallowe'en Party ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 39. The first book in a series you haven't read before - In a Dry Season ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 40. A book you bought on a trip - Den du elsker ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

2017 Popsugar Reading Challenge, advanced.

✅ 1. A book recommended by an author you love - Den filippinske pirat ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 2. A bestseller from 2016 - Ting, min søn skal vide om verden ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 3. A book with a family member term in the title - My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 4. A book that takes place over a character's life span - All the Light We Cannot See ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 5. A book about an immigrant or refugee - The Big Four ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 6. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of - Ready Player One ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 7. A book with an eccentric character - The Mystery of the Blue Train ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 8. A book that's more than 800 pages - Inheritance ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 9. A book you got from a used book sale - Nemesis ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 10. A book that's been mentioned in another book - The Catcher in the Rye ⭐️⭐️
✅ 11. A book about a difficult topic - Så er Thomas væk ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 12. A book based on mythology - Marked ⭐️⭐️⭐️


message 18: by Maxine (last edited Nov 30, 2017 04:17AM) (new)

Maxine Robinson | 249 comments I'm in for 20

34/20

1. A book recommended by a librarian - Cloud Atlas - DONE
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long - The Underground Girls of Kabul: The Hidden Lives of Afghan Girls Disguised as Boys - DONE
3. A book of letters - Voices From The Trenches: Letters To Home - DONE
4. An audiobook
5. A book by a person of color Slave to Sensation Done
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title
7. A book that is a story within a story
8. A book with multiple authors Gemina - DONE
9. An espionage thriller
10. A book with a cat on the cover A Man Called Ove - DONE
11. A book by an author who uses a pseudonym - The Fireman - DONE
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read Brooklyn - Done
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability
14. A book involving travel - The Alchemist - DONE
15. A book with a subtitle
16. A book that's published in 2017 - Her Every Fear - DONE
17. A book involving a mythical creature - A Court of Thorns and Roses - DONE
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile - Six of Crows - DONE
19. A book about food
20. A book with career advice
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective - Charlotte's Web - DONE
22. A steampunk novel - Boneshaker - DONE
23. A book with a red spine - Half a War - DONE
24. A book set in the wilderness - Hunted - DONE
25. A book you loved as a child
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited - Half a King - DONE
27. A book with a title that's a character's name - Matilda - DONE
28. A novel set during wartime
29. A book with an unreliable narrator - Half Wild - DONE
30. A book with pictures The Twits - DONE
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you - An Untamed State - DONE
32. A book about an interesting woman Like A Queen - Done
33. A book set in two different time periods - It - DONE
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title
35. A book set in a hotel - A Gentleman in Moscow - DONE
36. A book written by someone you admire - Scrappy Little Nobody - DONE
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before - The Giver - DONE
40. A book you bought on a trip


Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love - The Loneliest Girl in the Universe - DONE
42. A bestseller from 2016 - Crooked Kingdom - DONE
43. A book with a family-member term in the title Gather the Daughters - DONE
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of
47. A book with an eccentric character - Two for the Dough - DONE
48. A book that's more than 800 pages - The Passage - DONE
49. A book you got from a used book sale - Go Ask Alice - DONE
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book - The Tales of Beedle the Bard - DONE
51. A book about a difficult topic - Trainspotting - DONE
52. A book based on mythology


message 19: by Lulu (last edited Jan 28, 2017 03:06AM) (new)

Lulu (robotwitch) | 262 comments I'm in for 10 books, for now. I'll see how it goes from there!

5/10

1. A book recommended by a librarian -
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long - Swordspoint
3. A book of letters - Letters to Tiptree
4. An audiobook -
5. A book by a person of color - When Breath Becomes Air
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title - If on a Winter's Night a Traveller
7. A book that is a story within a story - The Blind Assassin or House of Leaves
8. A book with multiple authors -
9. An espionage thriller -
10. A book with a cat on the cover - The Master and Margarita
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym -
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read -
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability -
14. A book involving travel -
15. A book with a subtitle - Luna: Wolf Moon
16. A book that's published in 2017 -
17. A book involving a mythical creature -
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile -
19. A book about food -
20. A book with career advice -
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective - Animal Farm
22. A steampunk novel -
23. A book with a red spine -
24. A book set in the wilderness - Blood Meridian, or The Evening Redness in the West
25. A book you loved as a child
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited -Ninefox Gambit
27. A book with a title that's a character's name - The Transmigration of Timothy Archer
28. A novel set during wartime -
29. A book with an unreliable narrator - Gone Girl
30. A book with pictures -
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you - The Underground Railroad
32. A book about an interesting woman -
33. A book set in two different time periods - The Handmaid's Tale
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title -
35. A book set in a hotel - Hotel du Lac
36. A book written by someone you admire -
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017 - World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War or The Gunslinger
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas -
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before - The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
40. A book you bought on a trip -

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love -
42. A bestseller from 2016 -
43. A book with a family-member term in the title -
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span -
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee -
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of -
47. A book with an eccentric character -
48. A book that's more than 800 pages -
49. A book you got from a used book sale -
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book -
51. A book about a difficult topic -
52. A book based on mythology -


message 20: by [deleted user] (last edited Oct 20, 2017 10:19AM) (new)

Popsugar Reading Challenge

01/01/17 - 31/12/17

Completed 27/30 books

1) A book recommended by a librarian: The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman - 20/09/17

2) A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long: The Edible Woman by Margaret Atwood - 27/08/17

3) A book by a person of color: The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin - 30/04/17

4) A book with multiple authors: Dark Beyond the Stars: A Space Opera Anthology by David Gateway - 16/08/17

5) An espionage thriller: The Key to Rebecca by Ken Follett - 06/10/17

6) A book with a cat on the cover: The Hundred Names of Darkness by Nilanjana Roy - 23/01/17

7) A book with an author who uses a pseudonym: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling - 15/01/17

8) A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read: Gray Mountain by John Grisham - 28/05/17

9) A book involving travel: The Serpent Sea by Martha Wells - 09/02/17

10) A book with a subtitle: 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuchoff - 09/04/17

11) A book that's published in 2017: Trackers: A Post-Apocalyptic EMP Thriller by Nicholas Sansbury Smith - 16/02/17

12) A book involving a mythical creature: Faefever by Karen Marie Moning - 13/01/17 (Fae)

13) A book about food: Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works by Atina Diffley - 20/06/17

14) A book from a nonhuman perspective: The Quest Begins by Erin Hunter - 17/01/17 (Perspective of bears)

15) A steampunk novel: Chasing the Star Garden by Melanie Karsak

16) A book with a red spine: Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik - 02/02/17

17) A book by an author from a country you've never visited: The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin - 12/02/17

18) A book with a title that's a character's name: Beauty by Sheri S. Tepper - 10/01/17

19) A novel set during wartime: The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien - 11/06/17

20) A book set in two different time periods: Doomsday Book by Connie Willis - 31/07/17

21) A book that's becoming a movie in 2017: A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron - 14/03/17

22) The first book in a series you haven't read before: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo - 29/01/17

23) A bestseller from 2016: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead - 19/03/17

24) A book that's more than 800 pages: Toll the Hounds by Steven Erikson - 24/05/17

25) A book you got from a used book sale: The Tent by Margaret Atwood - 24/03/17

26) A book about a difficult topic: Grave Matters: A Journey Through the Modern Funeral Industry to a Natural Way of Burial by Mark Harris

27) An audiobook: Ten Thousand Skies Above You by Claudia Gray - 21/02/17

28) Book with on of the four seasons in the title: Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah - 25/08/17

29) A book that is a story within a story: Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice - 12/02/17

30) A book you loved as a child


message 21: by Heather (last edited Aug 19, 2017 01:33PM) (new)

Heather (bigaitchc) | 579 comments I'm in for this one this year

POPSUGAR 2017 READING CHALLENGE
Duration January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017

1. A book recommended by a librarian - The Book of You
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long - Room
3. A book of letters - Where Rainbows End
4. An audiobook - Whisper My Secret
5. A book by a person of colour - The Rose Petal Beach
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title - Summer's Child
7. A book that is a story within a story - The Good Girl
8. A book with multiple authors - No Easy Answers: The Truth Behind Death at Columbine
9. An espionage thriller - Hornet Flight
10. A book with a cat on the cover - The English Lesson
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym - Every Time We Say Goodbye
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read - Journey to the Centre of the Earth
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability - Britt-Marie Was Here
14. A book involving travel - The Art of Becoming Homeless
15. A book with a subtitle - Bitch on Wheels: The Sharon Nelson Double Murder Case
16. A book that's published in 2017 - Sister Sister
17. A book involving a mythical creature - The Death Sculptor
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile - The Bridges of Madison County
19. A book about food - The Grand Reopening of Dandelion Café
20. A book with career advice - Name and Number
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective - Think Dog: An owner's guide to canine psychology
22. A steampunk novel - The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ
23. A book with a red spine - A Life For A Life
24. A book set in the wilderness - Snowblind
25. A book you loved as a child - Five on a Treasure Island
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited - The Ice Princess
27. A book with a title that's a character's name - Valentina
28. A novel set during wartime - Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts
29. A book with an unreliable narrator - What She Knew
30. A book with pictures - The Stranger Beside Me: Ted Bundy The Shocking Inside Story
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you - In the Shade of the Monkey Puzzle Tree
32. A book about an interesting woman - I See You
33. A book set in two different time periods - A Well-Tempered Heart
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title - Thursdays in the Park
35. A book set in a hotel - Buried Alive
36. A book written by someone you admire - The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017 - Before I Fall
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas - Flaskepost fra P
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before - Amelia's Story: A Childhood Lost
40. A book you bought on a trip - A Handful Of Pebbles

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love - The Unquiet Mind
42. A bestseller from 2016 - Behind Closed Doors
43. A book with a family-member term in the title - The Husband's Secret
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span - Unlikely Killer
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee - The Invention of Wings
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of - The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ
47. A book with an eccentric character - Sleep In Heavenly Peace
48. A book that's more than 800 pages - Sun at Midnight
49. A book you got from a used book sale - The Night Stalker
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book - The Stranger Beside Me: Ted Bundy The Shocking Inside Story
51. A book about a difficult topic - Big Little Lies
52. A book based on mythology - A Spell for Chameleon

52/52


message 22: by Paul (last edited Dec 16, 2017 01:50PM) (new)

Paul (kickbackyak) | 1571 comments Put me down for 18 please! I'll figure out the details as I'll go. :)

1. A book recommended by a librarian - The English Patient (25/7/17)
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long - The Raven Boys (12/3/17)
3. A book of letters - The Perks of Being a Wallflower (23/4/17)
4. An audiobook - American Gods Tenth Anniversary Edition (26/1/17)
5. A book by a person of color - Anita and Me (18/5/17)
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title - Tor.com Publishing's Summer of Space Opera Sampler (25/7/17)
7. A book that is a story within a story - Slaughterhouse-Five (9/7/17)
8. A book with multiple authors - Leviathan Wakes (3/3/17)
9. An espionage thriller - Stormbreaker (15/4/17)
10. A book with a cat on the cover - The Carnivorous Carnival (7/8/17)
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym - The Reptile Room (1/1/17)
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read - Lateral Thinking (5/5/17)
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability - The Silver Branch (Rosemary Sutcliff contracted arthritis when she was young and used a wheelchair for most of her life) (11/1/17)
14. A book involving travel - Ship of Magic (8/1/17)
15. A book with a subtitle - Knight Descendent: The First Entry in the Knight's Journal (4/3/17)
16. A book that's published in 2017 - Knight Ardent (26/3/17)
17. A book involving a mythical creature - Black Dog (29/1/17)
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2/2/17)
19. A book about food - Ad Astra (30/8/17)
20. A book with career advice - Learn Python the Hard Way (12/2/17)
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective - Doctor Who: Hunters of Earth (1/4/17)
22. A steampunk novel - Northern Lights (4/7/17)
23. A book with a red spine - For the Many, Not the Few: The Labour Party Manifesto 2017 (6/7/17)
24. A book set in the wilderness - Doctor Who: Death's Deal (7/4/17)
25. A book you loved as a child - The Wide Window (7/2/17)
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited - Eastern Standard Tribe (Canada) (24/1/17)
27. A book with a title that's a character's name - Nicholas Nickleby (29/6/17)
28. A novel set during wartime - Doctor Who: Human Resources, Part 2 (14/4/17)
29. A book with an unreliable narrator - The Handmaid's Tale (8/3/17)
30. A book with pictures - Gods and Tulips (6/2/17)
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you - Partials (20/1/17)
32. A book about an interesting woman - Hidden Figures (22/3/17)
33. A book set in two different time periods - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Primary Phase (20/3/17)
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title - Until Friday Night (31/7/17)
35. A book set in a hotel - The Penultimate Peril (15/11/17)
36. A book written by someone you admire - Wizard's Holiday (Diane Duane) (31/3/17)
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017 - Everything, Everything (8/5/17)
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas - The Husband's Secret (15/8/17)
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before - Child 44 (3/2/17)
40. A book you bought on a trip - The Trial (27/1/17)

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love - Doctor Who: Human Resources, Part 1 (Phil Sandifer) (14/4/17)
42. A bestseller from 2016 - Born a Crime: Scenes from a South African Childhood (12/5/17)
43. A book with a family-member term in the title - Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (21/7/17)
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span - Life After Life (6/9/17)
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee - The Road Home (29/5/17)
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of - A Wizard of Mars (planetary romance) (16/9/17)
47. A book with an eccentric character - The Last Continent (27/1/17)
48. A book that's more than 800 pages - Event Horizon 2017 (23/6/17)
49. A book you got from a used book sale - The Master (14/4/17)
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book - Les Misérables (The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables) (26/2/17)
51. A book about a difficult topic - A Wizard Alone (grief/depression, loneliness, isolation, emptiness, disconnection, inadequacy, [mis]communication) (28/1/17)
52. A book based on mythology - Doctor Who: Immortal Beloved (12/4/17)

51/52


message 23: by Megan (last edited Dec 13, 2017 06:24PM) (new)

Megan (LahaiRoi) | 4390 comments I'm in for 30!

2017 Popsugar Challenge:

1. Book recommended by librarian - Max Perkins: Editor of Genius by A. Scott Berg - completed July 2017
2. Book that's been on TBR for way too long - Caribou Island by David Vann - completed May 2017
3. A book of letters - The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brasheres - completed June 2017
4. An audiobook - Snowbound by Blake Crouch - completed April 2017
5. A book by a person of color - The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon - completed May 2017
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title - The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson - completed December 2017
7. A book that is a story within a story - Always by Sarah Jio - completed March 2017
8. A book with multiple authors - A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett - completed February 2017
9. An espionage thriller - The Stranger by Harlan Coben - completed January 2017
10. A book with a cat on the cover - The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan - completed November 2017
11. A book by an author who uses a pseudonym - The Pleasure Palace by Kate Emerson - completed April 2017
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read - Morning Star by Pierce Brown - completed June 2017
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability - The Sleepwalker by Chris Bohjalian - completed January 2017
14. A book involving travel - Starflight by Melissa Landers - completed February 2017
15. A book with a subtitle - Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson - completed March 2017
16. A book that's published in 2017 - A Note Yet Unsung by Tamera Alexander - completed February 2017
17. A book involving a mythical creature - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling - completed January 2017
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile
19. A book about food - The Wish Granter by C.J. Redwine - completed June 2017
20. A book with career advice - The Defense by Steve Cavanagh - completed February 2017
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective - Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor - completed April 2017
22. A steampunk novel - Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman - completed August 2017
23. A book with a red spine - Sisi: Empress on Her Own by Allison Pataki - completed July 2017
24. A book set in the wilderness - The North Water by Ian McGuire - completed January 2017
25. A book you loved as a child - The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited - An Irish Country Doctor by Patrick Taylor - completed March 2017
27. A book with a title that's a character's name - Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige - completed May 2017
28. A novel set during wartime - King's Cage by Victoria Aveyard - completed February 2017
29. A book with an unreliable narrator - I'll See You in Paris by Michelle Gable - completed June 2017
30. A book with pictures - Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George - completed January 2017
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you - Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King - completed March 2017
32. A book about an interesting woman - On Second Thought by Kristan Higgins - completed February 2017
33. A book set in two different time periods - Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken - completed January 2017
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title - November 9 by Colleen Hoover - completed April 2017
35. A book set in a hotel - The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton - completed January 2017
36. A book written by someone you admire - All American Boys by Jason Reynolds - completed April 2017
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017 - The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman - completed July 2017
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas - Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney - completed May 2017
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before - Truthwitch by Susan Dennard - completed January 2017
40. A book you bought on a trip - Cane River by Lalita Tademy - completed December 2017
41. A book recommended by an author you love - American Gods by Neil Gaiman - completed January 2017
42. A bestseller from 2016 - Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult - completed March 2017
43. A book with a family-member term in the title - The Restaurant Critic's Wife by Elizabeth LaBan - completed September 2017
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span - Somewhere Out There by Amy Hatvany - completed June 2017
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee - Little Bee by Chris Cleave - completed March 2017
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of - No Barriers: A Blind Man's Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon by Erik Weihenmayer - completed February 2017
47. A book with an eccentric character - I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson - completed March 2017
48. A book that's more than 800 pages
49. A book you got from a used book sale - Frog Music by Emma Donoghue - completed October 2017
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book - Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte - completed January 2017
51. A book about a difficult topic - Glory over Everything: Beyond The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom - completed July 2017
52. A book based on mythology - Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman - completed May 2017

50/30 - challenge completed!!!


message 24: by Alisia (new)

Alisia (Meniali) | 259 comments Count me in for 40 please! I'm going to use tasks from the regular and advanced list! :)


message 25: by Erin (last edited Mar 24, 2017 02:10PM) (new)

Erin (Ezridar03) | 208 comments I will try for all 52.

1. A book recommended by a librarian
✔ 2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long: Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
3. A book of letters
✔ 4. An audiobook: Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend
✔ 5. A book by a person of color: The Underground Railroad
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title
7. A book that is a story within a story
8. A book with multiple authors
9. An espionage thriller
10. A book with a cat on the cover
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability
✔ 14. A book involving travel: Glitter and Glue: A Memoir
15. A book with a subtitle
16. A book that's published in 2017
✔ 17. A book involving a mythical creature: The Hobbit
✔ 28. A novel set during wartime: City of Women
29. A book with an unreliable narrator
30. A book with pictures
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you
✔ 32. A book about an interesting woman: Flight Behavior
33. A book set in two different time periods
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title
35. A book set in a hotel
36. A book written by someone you admire
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
✔ 39. The first book in a series you haven't read before: Rocket Boys
40. A book you bought on a trip

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love
42. A bestseller from 2016
43. A book with a family-member term in the title
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of
✔ 47. A book with an eccentric character: Heartless
48. A book that's more than 800 pages
49. A book you got from a used book sale
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book
✔ 51. A book about a difficult topic: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
52. A book based on mythology

11/52


message 26: by Sarah (last edited Dec 03, 2016 10:38AM) (new)

Sarah | 53 comments I'll try for at least the first 40.

0/40

1. A book recommended by a librarian
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long
3. A book of letters
4. An audiobook
5. A book by a person of color
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title
7. A book that is a story within a story
8. A book with multiple authors
9. An espionage thriller
10. A book with a cat on the cover
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability
14. A book involving travel
15. A book with a subtitle
16. A book that's published in 2017
17. A book involving a mythical creature
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile
19. A book about food
20. A book with career advice
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective
22. A steampunk novel
23. A book with a red spine
24. A book set in the wilderness
25. A book you loved as a child
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited
27. A book with a title that's a character's name
28. A novel set during wartime
29. A book with an unreliable narrator
30. A book with pictures
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you
32. A book about an interesting woman
33. A book set in two different time periods
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title
35. A book set in a hotel
36. A book written by someone you admire
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before
40. A book you bought on a trip

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love
42. A bestseller from 2016
43. A book with a family-member term in the title
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of
47. A book with an eccentric character
48. A book that's more than 800 pages
49. A book you got from a used book sale
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book
51. A book about a difficult topic
52. A book based on mythology


message 27: by Nurai (last edited Sep 17, 2017 12:28AM) (new)

Nurai | 680 comments I'll join for 10!

13/10

A book that's been on your TBR for way too long: Sense & Sensibility.
A book of letters: P.S. I Still Love You.
A book by an author from a country you've never visited: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty (from Australia).
A book set in two different time periods: To The Lighthouse.
A book with a subtitle: Born a Crime - Stories from a South African Childhood.
A book written by someone you admire: White Innocence by Gloria Wekker.
A book with an unreliable narrator: And Then There Were None.
A book by a person of color: On Beauty by Zadie Smith.
A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you - Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe.
An audiobook - Why Not Me by Mindy Kaling.
A book that was published in 2017: Forever and Always, Lara Jean by Jenny Han.
A book with a title that's a character's name: Hamlet by William Shakespeare.
A book with a red spine: What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons.


message 28: by Julia (new)

Julia | 8 comments I'm in for all 52! Picking them as I go!


message 29: by Jennifer (last edited Dec 09, 2017 02:37PM) (new)

Jennifer Nelson (maidenoflight) | 203 comments I'm in for all 52.

1. A book recommended by a librarianCutting for Stone
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too longThe Steady Running of the Hour
3. A book of lettersThe Color Purple
4. An audiobookReal Happiness: The Power of Meditation
5. A book by a person of colorBattle Royale
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the titleThe Winter People
7. A book that is a story within a storyThe Thirteenth Tale
8. A book with multiple authorsEdge of Apocalypse
9. An espionage thrillerThe Fourth Protocol
10. A book with a cat on the coverDewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonymRage
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally readPride and Prejudice
13. A book by or about a person who has a disabilityThe Fault in Our Stars
14. A book involving travelThe Berenstain Bears Around the World
15. A book with a subtitleSlaughterhouse-Five
16. A book that's published in 2017Given to the Sea
17. A book involving a mythical creatureHarry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile
19. A book about foodKitchens of the Great Midwest
20. A book with career adviceOriginals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
21. A book from a nonhuman perspectiveCharlotte's Web
22. A steampunk novelThe Golden Compass
23. A book with a red spineThe Old Man and the Sea
24. A book set in the wildernessInto the Wild
25. A book you loved as a childPippi Longstocking
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visitedDracula
27. A book with a title that's a character's nameA Song for Julia
28. A novel set during wartimeNight
29. A book with an unreliable narratorWe Were Liars
30. A book with picturesKristy's Great Idea
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than youBeloved
32. A book about an interesting womanThe Maid
33. A book set in two different time periodsThe Rosetti Letter
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the titleFriday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream
35. A book set in a hotelPsycho
36. A book written by someone you admireOutbreak
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017The Gunslinger
38. A book set around a holiday other than ChristmasThe Haunting of Hill House
39. The first book in a series you haven't read beforeBorderliners
40. A book you bought on a tripAngels & Demons

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you loveSir Charles Grandison
42. A bestseller from 2016Fool Me Once
43. A book with a family-member term in the titleThe Son
44. A book that takes place over a character's life spanLife Expectancy
45. A book about an immigrant or refugeeThe Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard ofDeparture from the Script
47. A book with an eccentric characterAlice in Wonderland
48. A book that's more than 800 pagesThe Pickwick Papers
49. A book you got from a used book saleDirty Water
50. A book that's been mentioned in another bookThe Hunger Games
51. A book about a difficult topicDamaged: The Heartbreaking True Story of a Forgotten Child
52. A book based on mythologyAmerican Gods


message 30: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer Bratton | 11 comments I am in for all 52...picking them as I go


message 31: by Monica (new)

Monica (booksarelove) | 2 comments Alisia said, "Count me in for 40 please! I'm going to use tasks from the regular and advanced list! :) "

That goes for me, too!


message 32: by Katherine (last edited Jan 04, 2017 05:08AM) (new)

Katherine | 55 comments ★✩★✩★✩★ Popsugar 2017 Reading Challenge ★✩★✩★✩★ 1st Jan - 31st Dec 2017.

2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long: Spice & Wolf, Vol. 2
4. An audiobook: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
8. A book with multiple authors: Christmas Caring: A Christmas Charity Short Story Anthology 3/1/17
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability: The Mark of Athena
15. A book with a subtitle: Inkdeath
16. A book that's published in 2017: Those Left Behind
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile: Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective: Jumping Barrel 1/1/17
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited: Bleach (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 7: Includes vols. 19, 20 & 21
27. A book with a title that's a character's name: Seth
28. A novel set during wartime: Saga, Volume 3
30. A book with pictures: Saga, Volume 4
32. A book about an interesting woman: Arkadia
36. A book written by someone you admire: Bleach, Volume 18
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before: Portals: Volume One

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42. A bestseller from 2016: Tattered Remnants
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of:
47. A book with an eccentric character:
48. A book that's more than 800 pages: The Chronicles of Narnia
51. A book about a difficult topic: Releasing Rage 2/1/17
52. A book based on mythology:


message 33: by Ashly (last edited Dec 04, 2016 01:01AM) (new)

Ashly (Ashlyh) | 111 comments I'm going for 17

0/17

1. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long - Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
2. A book by a person of color - The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by by Issa Rae
3. A book with one of the four seasons in the title
4. A book with multiple authors - Strong Signal by Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell
5. A book by or about a person who has a disability - You're Welcome, Universe by by Whitney Gardner
6. A book involving travel
7. A book that's published in 2017 -
8. A steampunk novel - Timekeeper by Sara Tim
9. A book with a red spine
10. A book by an author from a country you've never visited - Every Breath by Ellie Marney (Australia)
11. A book with a title that's a character's name
12. A book with pictures
13. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you - When Dimple Met Rishi by by Sandhya Menon
14. A book with a month or day of the week in the title - The May Queen Murders by Sara Jude
15. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
16. The first book in a series you haven't read before

Advanced
17. A book with an eccentric character


message 34: by Sue (new)

Sue (suefitz) | 13 comments I like the idea that you picked from both lists - I do have to say the one about 800 pages seems rather daunting.


Ashly wrote: "I'm going for 17

0/17

1. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long
2. A book by a person of color
3. A book with one of the four seasons in the title
4. A book with multiple authors
5...."



message 35: by Sue (new)

Sue (suefitz) | 13 comments I'm game and will have to look to see if I go for all 40 or downsize the list


message 36: by Debra (last edited Oct 15, 2017 09:59AM) (new)

Debra Barstad | 249 comments put me in for all 52

1. A book recommended by a librarian- The Secret Garden
2.A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long-Land
3. A book of letters -Letter from a Desperate Father
4.An audiobook - The Shining
5. A book by a person of color - Shadow of Time
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title - One Crazy Summer
7. A book that is a story within a story- The Time Traveler's Wife
8. A book with multiple authors -The Talisman
9. An espionage thriller-Lethal Circuit
10. A book with a cat on the cover –Claws
11. A book by an author who uses a pseudonym –Demon Child
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read- The Notebook
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability – The Fault in Our Stars
14. A book involving travel –The Branches of Time
15. A book with a subtitle- Slaughterhouse-Five
16. A book that's published in 2017 - The Silent Corner: A Novel of Suspense
17. A book involving a mythical creature - Alora
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile – Where the Red Fern Grows
19. A book about food-Like Water for Chocolate
20. A book with career advice-Use the Power of Your Thoughts to Get Anything You Want: UPDATED: Refurbished Book(tm) Version of the classic book As a Man Thinketh
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective- A Shade of Vampire
22. A steampunk novel – The Shadow of Black Wings
23. A book with a red spine – Accountable to None
24. A book set in the wilderness – Cold Fear
25. A book you loved as a child -The Ugly Duckling
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited - Burn Bright
27. A book with a title that's a character's name –Chasing Nikki
28. A novel set during wartime – A Tale of Two Cities
29. A book with an unreliable narrator -Defending Jacob
30. A book with pictures - Frankenstein
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you - Itsy Bitsy Spider
32. A book about an interesting woman - Dead Witch Walking
33. A book set in two different time periods –Airel: The Awakening
34. A book with a month or a day of the week in the title – Justice in June
35. A book set in a hotel- Psycho
36. A book written by someone you admire –Host
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017 -Fifty Shades Trilogy
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas – Phantom Touch #1
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before – Becoming Alpha
40. A book you bought on a trip – Buried Prey
41. A book recommended by an author you love -Poisoned Soil
42. A bestseller from 2016 – The Girl on the Train
43. A book with a family-member term in the title – Blood Sisters
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span- The Lake House
45. A book about an immigrant or a refugee – I Pledge Allegiance
46. A book about a genre/subgenre that you've never heard of – Nightwatching
47. A book with an eccentric character – The Picture of Dorian Gray
48. A book that's more than 800 pages - Needful Things
49. A book you got from a used book sale – Vanished
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book –My Sister's Keeper
51. A book about a difficult topic – If I Break
52. A book based on mythology - The Day Human Prince


message 37: by Gabriella (new)

Gabriella | 228 comments I'm in. IDK how much I'm going to read next year, so I won't choose my books now.


message 38: by Denise (new)

Denise (deesbooknook) (deesbooknook) | 6 comments I'll try for all 52 and I'm going to fill them in as I go along!


message 39: by Shannon (last edited Nov 20, 2017 06:59AM) (new)

Shannon  (spaultpaul) | 70 comments POPSUGAR 2017 READING CHALLENGE
Duration January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017

I am in for all 52

Completed: 15/52

1. A book recommended by a librarian
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long
3. A book of letters Dear Fahrenheit 451: A Librarian's Love Letters and Break-Up Notes to the Books in Her Life
4. An audiobook Justin Morgan Had a Horse
✓5. A book by a person of color The Underground Railroad
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title
7. A book that is a story within a story
8. A book with multiple authors MatchUp
✓9. An espionage thriller The Lost Key
10. A book with a cat on the cover
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym
✓12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read (Romance-Science Fiction) Outlander
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability
14. A book involving travel The Time Traveler's Wife
15. A book with a subtitle
✓16. A book that's published in 2017 The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story
17. A book involving a mythical creature
✓18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile The Story of Doctor Dolittle
19. A book about food
20. A book with career advice
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective
22. A steampunk novel
23. A book with a red spine The Hole in Our Holiness: Filling the Gap between Gospel Passion and the Pursuit of Godliness
✓24. A book set in the wildernessTree Castle Island
25. A book you loved as a child
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited
27. A book with a title that's a character's name The Westing Game
28. A novel set during wartime
✓ 29. A book with an unreliable narrator Catch-22
30. A book with pictures
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you
✓32. A book about an interesting woman Amy Carmichael: Rescuer of Precious Gems
33. A book set in two different time periods The Jane Austen Project
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title
35. A book set in a hotel
36. A book written by someone you admire
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017 The Circle
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before
40. A book you bought on a trip

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love
✓ 42. A bestseller from 2016 The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America's First Serial Killer
✓ 43. A book with a family member term in the title I Am a Star: Child of the Holocaust
✓ 44. A book that takes place over a character's life span The Nightingale
✓ 45. A book about an immigrant or refugee George Muller: The Guardian of Bristol's Orphans
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of
47. A book with an eccentric character Operation Hail Storm
48. A book that's more than 800 pages
49. A book you got from a used book sale
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book
51. A book about a difficult topic
52. A book based on mythology


message 40: by Lauri (last edited Nov 29, 2017 12:17AM) (new)

Lauri Saplad (otwlauri) | 107 comments Popsugar 2017 Reading Challenge

Start January 1 - End December 31, 2017

All or nothing, baby!

34 / 52


1. Recommended by a librarian
Mr. Penumbra's
2. Been on your TBR waaaay too long - Zipporah, Wife of Moses 2/20/17
3. A book of letters
84 Charing Cross Road
4. An audiobook ???
5. By a person of color - Mom & Me & Mom 3/17/17
6. One of the 4 seasons in the title
Summer Sisters
7. A story within a story - Above the East China Sea 2/10/17
8. Multiple authors
Redeemed
9. An espionage thriller The Seventh Plague 11/22/17
10. With a cat on the cover - The Ghost and Mrs. Mewer 1/27/16
11. An author who uses a pseudonym - Peter Tremayne - A Prayer for the Damned 3/2/17
12. Bestseller from a genre you don't normally read - The Day of the Triffids (sci fi)
13. By or about a person with a disability - I Kissed a Zombie, and I Liked It 9/10/17
14. Involving travel - Keys to Death 1/10/17
15. With a subtitle Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir 8/5/17
16. Published in 2017 The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane 9/15/17
17. Involving a mythical creature - Darkling 1/6/17
18. Read before, but never fails to make you smile Wicked Witch Murder 11/4/17
19. About food - Lemon Meringue Pie Murder 1/4/17
20. With career advice - An Angel for Christmas
- Gabe tells one guy to pursue a musical career and his sister to leave her job in advertising to go back to art - 1/2/17
21. From a non-human perspective A Touch of Dead 9/6/17
22. Steampunk novel - Clockwork Angel 1/21/17
23. With a red spine - We Have Always Lived in the Castle 5/5/17
24. Set in the wilderness Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 10/5/17
25. Loved as a child
The velvet room
26. By an author from a country you've never visited - Lords of the North by Bernard Cornwell (UK) 1/12/17
27. With a title that's a character's name - Scarlet 3/25/17
28. Set during wartime - All the Light We Cannot See 1/28/17
29. With an unreliable narrator The Woman in Cabin 10 7/22/17
30. With pictures - And Tango Makes Three 1/9/17
31. Where MC is a different ethnicity than you Silence 1/21/17
32. About an interesting woman - A Tale for the Time Being 3/21/17
33. Set in two different time periods - A Paris Apartment 2/28/17
34. With a month or day of the week in the title
September
35. Set in a hotel
36. Written by someone you admire
If you ask me
37. Becoming a movie in 2017 - All the Bright Places 2/4/17
38. Set around a holiday other than Christmas - The Pumpkin Muffin Murder 2/6/17
39. 1st book in a series you haven't read before - First Grave on the Right 2/18/17
40. A book you bought on a trip

Advanced
42. Bestseller from 2016 - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2
43. With a family-member term in the title Aunt Dimity: Detective 5/21/17
44. Takes place over a character's lifespan Strange the Dreamer 5/21/17
45. About an immigrant or refugee - All the Stars in the Heavens 2/11/17
46. From a genre/sub genre you've never heard of
47. With an eccentric character - Auntie Mayhem 2/20/17
48. More than 800 pages Winter 11/11/17
49. Book that you got from a used book sale
50. Book mentioned in another book
51. Book about a difficult subject - A Christmas Wedding 1/29/17
52. Based on mythology
Percy Jackson & the Sea of Monsters

An Angel for Christmas by Heather Graham Lemon Meringue Pie Murder (Hannah Swensen, #4) by Joanne Fluke Darkling (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon #3) by Yasmine Galenorn And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson Keys to Death (Booked for Travel Mysteries #4) by Emily Toll Lords of the North (The Saxon Stories, #3) by Bernard Cornwell Silence by Shūsaku Endō Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) by Cassandra Clare The Ghost and Mrs. Mewer (Paws and Claws Mystery, #2) by Krista Davis A Christmas Wedding (Family Saga, #4) by Andrew M. Greeley All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven The Pumpkin Muffin Murder (A Fresh-Baked Mystery, #5) by Livia J. Washburn Above the East China Sea by Sarah Bird All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson, #1) by Darynda Jones Zipporah, Wife of Moses (Canaan, #2) by Marek Halter Auntie Mayhem (Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries, #9) by Mary Daheim A Paris Apartment by Michelle Gable A Prayer for the Damned (Sister Fidelma, #17) by Peter Tremayne Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2) by Marissa Meyer A Touch of Dead by Charlaine Harris Winter (The Lunar Chronicles, #4) by Marissa Meyer The Seventh Plague (Sigma Force, #12) by James Rollins The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See Let's Pretend This Never Happened A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson Wicked Witch Murder (A Lucy Stone Mystery, #16) by Leslie Meier Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Indiana Jones #4) by James Rollins I Kissed a Zombie, and I Liked It by Adam Selzer The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware Aunt Dimity Detective (An Aunt Dimity Mystery, #7) by Nancy Atherton Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer, #1) by Laini Taylor


message 41: by Kristy (new)

Kristy | 14 comments POPSUGAR 2017 READING CHALLENGE
Duration January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Read: 0/52

1. A book recommended by a librarian
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long
3. A book of letters
4. An audiobook
5. A book by a person of color
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title
7. A book that is a story within a story
8. A book with multiple authors
9. An espionage thriller
10. A book with a cat on the cover
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability
14. A book involving travel
15. A book with a subtitle
16. A book that's published in 2017
17. A book involving a mythical creature
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile
19. A book about food
20. A book with career advice
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective
22. A steampunk novel
23. A book with a red spine
24. A book set in the wilderness
25. A book you loved as a child
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited
27. A book with a title that's a character's name
28. A novel set during wartime
29. A book with an unreliable narrator
30. A book with pictures
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you
32. A book about an interesting woman
33. A book set in two different time periods
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title
35. A book set in a hotel
36. A book written by someone you admire
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before
40. A book you bought on a trip

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love
42. A bestseller from 2016
43. A book with a family-member term in the title
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of
47. A book with an eccentric character
48. A book that's more than 800 pages
49. A book you got from a used book sale
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book
51. A book about a difficult topic
52. A book based on mythology


message 42: by Kelsi (last edited Dec 07, 2017 02:06PM) (new)

Kelsi | 334 comments I'm setting a goal of 26 for myself (half of the 52.) I might finish more but will start with that.

POPSUGAR 2017 READING CHALLENGE
Duration January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Completed: 26/26


1. A book recommended by a librarian
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (10/9/17)
3. A book of letters
4. An audiobook: Redwall (3/24/17)
5. A book by a person of color: Angels' Blood by Nalini Singh (1/22/17)
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title: The Winter Palace: A Novel of Catherine the Great (11/21/17)
7. A book that is a story within a story
8. A book with multiple authors: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kaufman (1/3/17)
9. An espionage thriller: The Bourne Identity (2/20/17)
10. A book with a cat on the cover: Blueburied Muffins (Black Cat Cafe #1) by Lyndsey Cole (1/28/17)
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym: Naked in Death by J.D. Robb, A.K.A. Nora Roberts (2/5/17)
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read: The Poisonwood Bible Classics genre (1/8/17)
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability: The Memory Keeper's Daughter (3/15/17)
14. A book involving travel: Howl's Moving Castle (2/11/17)
15. A book with a subtitle: Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (4/3/17)
16. A book that's published in 2017: A Court of Wings and Ruin (6/29/17)
17. A book involving a mythical creature: Kraken (2/9/17)
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile
19. A book about food
20. A book with career advice
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective: Skinwalker (4/21/17)
22. A steampunk novel: Soulless (2/17/17)
23. A book with a red spine
24. A book set in the wilderness
25. A book you loved as a child
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited: The White Queen by Philippa Gregory From Kenya (3/30/17)
27. A book with a title that's a character's name: Winter (1/27/17)
28. A novel set during wartime: The Zookeeper's Wife (2/25/17)
29. A book with an unreliable narrator
30. A book with pictures
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you
32. A book about an interesting woman
33. A book set in two different time periods
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title: November 9 (4/29/17)
35. A book set in a hotel
36. A book written by someone you admire: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling (9/4/17)
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017: All the Bright Places (4/1/17)
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before: Angelfire (5/18/17)
40. A book you bought on a trip
41. A book recommended by an author you love
42. A bestseller from 2016
43. A book with a family-member term in the title: Sisters Red (9/30/17)
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of
47. A book with an eccentric character
48. A book that's more than 800 pages: Gone with the Wind 1,037 pages (9/23/17)
49. A book you got from a used book sale
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book
51. A book about a difficult topic
52. A book based on mythology: The Lost Hero (1/28/17)


message 43: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie Krone (ladyKrone) | 42 comments I'm going for 52, excited to see how far along I get this year! Will decide on books later

0/52


message 44: by Ashly (new)

Ashly (Ashlyh) | 111 comments Sue wrote: "I like the idea that you picked from both lists - I do have to say the one about 800 pages seems rather daunting.


Ashly wrote: "I'm going for 17

0/17

1. A book that's been on your TBR list for ..."


Thanks!


message 45: by Kirsty (last edited Dec 30, 2017 01:24AM) (new)

Kirsty (kirsty1688) | 89 comments I'm in for 40 :)

POPSUGAR 2017 READING CHALLENGE
January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017

Completed: 37/40

1. A book recommended by a librarian The Secrets We Keep
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long Tempting Dusty
3. A book of letters Love Letters to the Dead
4. An audiobook I Was Here
5. A book by a person of color The Color Purple
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title That Summer
7. A book that is a story within a story The Princess Bride
8. A book with multiple authors Enlightened
9. An espionage thriller Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
10. A book with a cat on the cover Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym The Cuckoo's Calling
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read Saga, Volume 1
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability Clarity
14. A book involving travel May
15. A book with a subtitle Maybe Baby: An Infertile Love Story
16. A book that's published in 2017 Once and for All
17. A book involving a mythical creature Vampire Kisses: The Beginning
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
19. A book about food I Quit Sugar: Your Complete 8-Week Detox Program and Cookbook
20. A book with career advice How to Be Everything: A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don't Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective A Dog's Purpose
22. A steampunk novel Etiquette & Espionage
23. A book with a red spine The One-in-a-Million Boy
24. A book set in the wilderness
25. A book you loved as a child Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited The Hazards of Skinny Dipping
27. A book with a title that's a character's name Trusting Liam
28. A novel set during wartime Outlander
29. A book with an unreliable narrator
30. A book with pictures Saga, Volume 2
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism
32. A book about an interesting woman Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between
33. A book set in two different time periods The Time Traveler's Wife
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title January
35. A book set in a hotel April
36. A book written by someone you admire Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017 Fifty Shades Darker
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before Love Handles
40. A book you bought on a trip Fire at Twilight

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love Thirteen Reasons Why
42. A bestseller from 2016 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two
43. A book with a family-member term in the title
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of The Impossible Vastness of Us
47. A book with an eccentric character Darker
48. A book that's more than 800 pages Anna Karenina
49. A book you got from a used book sale Cruel Crown
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book Taming Angelina
51. A book about a difficult topic Violent Ends
52. A book based on mythology American Gods


message 46: by MyzanM (new)

MyzanM | 33 comments I'm definitely in. Not sure how many I can manage so I 'm aiming for half...

POPSUGAR 2017 READING CHALLENGE
Duration January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017

0/26 (52) Completed

1. A book recommended by a librarian
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long
3. A book of letters
4. An audiobook
5. A book by a person of color
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title
7. A book that is a story within a story
8. A book with multiple authors
9. An espionage thriller
10. A book with a cat on the cover
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability
14. A book involving travel
15. A book with a subtitle
16. A book that's published in 2017
17. A book involving a mythical creature
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile
19. A book about food
20. A book with career advice
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective
22. A steampunk novel
23. A book with a red spine
24. A book set in the wilderness
25. A book you loved as a child
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited
27. A book with a title that's a character's name
28. A novel set during wartime
29. A book with an unreliable narrator
30. A book with pictures
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you
32. A book about an interesting woman
33. A book set in two different time periods
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title
35. A book set in a hotel
36. A book written by someone you admire
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before
40. A book you bought on a trip

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41. A book recommended by an author you love
42. A bestseller from 2016
43. A book with a family-member term in the title
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of
47. A book with an eccentric character
48. A book that's more than 800 pages
49. A book you got from a used book sale
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book
51. A book about a difficult topic
52. A book based on mythology


Serena.. Sery-ously? (SerenaColouroutsidethelines) | 23 comments This is my favourite challenge ever!! I'll try with 52!! :)


message 48: by Diana (new)

Diana Hudac (LadyAnaid) | 190 comments I am in with 15! :)


message 49: by Reenah (last edited Oct 14, 2017 01:21AM) (new)

Reenah | 179 comments 48/48 - COMPLETED

I'll change this challenge a bit this year. I'll read whatever I want, and see how many books I can check off of the list. So I might actually not make it all this time! I'll pass some books straight away.

1. A book recommended by a librarian - Dubliners
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long - Darwin: The Life of a Tormented Evolutionist
3. A book of letters - The Screwtape Letters
4. An audiobook PASS
5. A book by a person of color - Hidden Figures
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title - The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
7. A book that is a story within a story - The Princess Bride
8. A book with multiple authors - The Calling
9. An espionage thriller - Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
10. A book with a cat on the cover - The Master and Margarita
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym - The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read - The Lovely Bones
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability - Me Before You
14. A book involving travel - Eat, Pray, Love
15. A book with a subtitle - Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
16. A book that's published in 2017 - Caraval
17. A book involving a mythical creature - The Hanging Tree
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile PASS
19. A book about food - Like Water for Chocolate
20. A book with career advice - How to Win Friends and Influence People
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective - The Great Silence and Black Beauty
22. A steampunk novel - Clockwork Angel
23. A book with a red spine - The Wizard of Oz
24. A book set in the wilderness - Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph
25. A book you loved as a child PASS
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
27. A book with a title that's a character's name - The Count of Monte Cristo and Agnes Grey
28. A novel set during wartime - The Book of Lost Things
29. A book with an unreliable narrator - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
30. A book with pictures - Charlotte's Web
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you - Memoirs of a Geisha
32. A book about an interesting woman - The Slow Regard of Silent Things (fiction) and An Autobiography by Agatha Christie (nonfiction)
33. A book set in two different time periods - Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title - August: Osage County
35. A book set in a hotel - At Bertram's Hotel
36. A book written by someone you admire - Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics By Its Most Brilliant Teacher
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017 - Murder on the Orient Express
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas - Something Wicked This Way Comes
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before - The Killings at Badger's Drift
40. A book you bought on a trip PASS

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love - Foundation (recommended by Ben Aaronovitch)
42. A bestseller from 2016 - Dark Matter
43. A book with a family-member term in the title - The Time Traveler's Wife
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee - Brooklyn
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of - Postern of Fate (subgenre: Cozy Mystery)
47. A book with an eccentric character - Don Quixote
48. A book that's more than 800 pages - The Eye of the World
49. A book you got from a used book sale - About a Boy
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book - The Secret Garden (mentioned in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children)
51. A book about a difficult topic - The Last Lecture
52. A book based on mythology - American Gods


message 50: by Andréa (last edited Oct 05, 2017 04:57PM) (new)

Andréa | 16 comments I'll go in too! I aim for 45 on 52, and i'll see as it goes which will be on or not.

Complete: 43/52 (Updated October 5)

1. A book recommended by a librarian : Nouvelles de l'autre vie, Thierry Horguelin
2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long : Échecs amoureux et autres niaiseries, Matthieu Simard
3. A book of letters : The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky
4. An audiobook : Chanson française, Sophie Létourneau
5. A book by a person of color : Quartier lointain, Tome 2, Jiro Taniguchi
6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title : Les quatre saisons de l'été, Grégoire Delacourt
7. A book that is a story within a story : The Princess Bride, William Goldman
8. A book with multiple authors : Des nouvelles du père, collectif
9. An espionage thriller : Casino Royale, Ian Flemming
10. A book with a cat on the cover : Valentin, Yves Pelletier et Pascal Girard
11. A book with an author who uses a pseudonym : Turbo Twenty-Three, Janet Evanovich
12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read
13. A book by or about a person who has a disability : All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
14. A book involving travel : Jamais deux sans toi, Jojo Moyes
15. A book with a subtitle : Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, Margot Lee Shetterley
16. A book that's published in 2017 : La mort de Mignonne et autres histoires, Marie-Hélène Poitras
17. A book involving a mythical creature : Living Dead in Dallas, Charlaine Harris
18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile : La 2.333e dimension, Marc-Antoine Mathieu
19. A book about food : The Hundred-Foot Journey, Richard C. Morais
20. A book with career advice : #GIRLBOSS, Sophia Amoruso (just no...)
21. A book from a nonhuman perspective : Watership Down, Richard Adams
22. A steampunk novel : Soulless, Gail Carriger
23. A book with a red spine: Eligible, Curtis Sittenfield
24. A book set in the wilderness
25. A book you loved as a child : Le Roman de Sara, Anique Poitras
26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited : Le jour où Anita envoya tout balader, Katarina Bivald
27. A book with a title that's a character's name : Lola and the Boy Next Door, Stephanie Perkins
28. A novel set during wartime : Leviathan, Scott Westerfield
29. A book with an unreliable narrator
30. A book with pictures : C'est pas facile d'être une fille, Bach
31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you : Corps Conducteurs, Sean Micheals
32. A book about an interesting woman : The Help, Kathryn Stockett
33. A book set in two different time periods : La Femme aux cartes postales, Claude Paiement et Jean-Paul Eid
34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title : Three Junes, Julia Glass
35. A book set in a hotel : The Girl from The Savoy, Hazel Gaynor
36. A book written by someone you admire
37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017 : Ça sent la coupe, Matthieu Simard
38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas : Chocolat, Joanne Harris
39. The first book in a series you haven't read before : Anna and the French Kiss, Stephanie Perkins
40. A book you bought on a trip

Advanced
41. A book recommended by an author you love
42. A bestseller from 2016 : Two By Two; Nicholas Sparks
43. A book with a family-member term in the title : Les chroniques d'une mère indigne, Caroline Allard
44. A book that takes place over a character's life span : Toujours maudit !, David Safier
45. A book about an immigrant or refugee : L'analphabète qui savait compter, Jonas Jonasson
46. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of : A Dirty Job, Christopher Moore
47. A book with an eccentric character : The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern
48. A book that's more than 800 pages
49. A book you got from a used book sale
50. A book that's been mentioned in another book : Like Water for Chocolate, Laura Esquivel (mentioned in Anna and the French Kiss)
51. A book about a difficult topic : Chercher Sam, Sophie Bienvenu
52. A book based on mythology


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