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Kirsten  (kmcripn) | 9 comments 1 A book made into a movie you've already seen
2 True crime
3 The next book in a series you started
4 A book involving a heist
5 Nordic noir
6 A novel based on a real person
7 A book set in a country that fascinates you
8 A book with a time of day in the title
9 A book about a villain
10 A book about death or grief
11 A book with your favorite color in the title
12 A book with alliteration in the title
13 A book about time travel
14 A book with a weather element in the title
15 A book set at sea
16 A book with an animal in the title
17 A book set on a different planet
18 A book with song lyrics in the title
19 A book about or set on Halloween
20 A book with characters who are twins
21 A book with a female author who uses a male pseudonym
22 A book with an LGBTQ+ protagonist
23 A book that is also a stage play or musical
24 A book by an author of a different ethnicity than you
25 A book about feminism
26 A book about mental health
27 A book you borrowed or that was given to you as a gift
28 A book by two authors
29 A book about or involving a sport
30 A book by a local author
31 A book mentioned in another book
32 A book from a celebrity book club
33 A childhood classic you've never read
34 A book that's published in 2018
35 A past Goodread’s Choice Awards winner
36 A book set in the decade you were born
37 A book you meant to read in 2017 but didn’t get to
38 A book with an ugly cover
39 A book that involves a bookstore or library
40 Your favorite prompt from the 2015, 2016, or 2017 Popsugar Reading Challenge
1A A bestseller from the year you graduated high school
2A A cyberpunk book
3A A book that was being read by a stranger in a public place
4A A book tied to your ancestry
5A A book with a fruit or vegetable in the title
6A An allegory
7A A book by an author with the same first or last name as you
8A A microhistory
9A A book about a problem facing society today
10A A book recommended by someone else taking the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

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Kirsten  (kmcripn) | 9 comments Help me do better on my GCAC-2018/Ultimate Popsugar Challenge!

Inspired by the Pick It For Me thread over on A Good Thriller, I thought I'd have you guys help me choose a book to focus on. Also, I am going to try to fill in the Popsugar with as many GCAC-2018 books I can.

#2 -- True Crime
American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land

#3 -- The next book in a series you started
Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel

#6 -- A novel based on a real person
The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory

#10 -- A book about death or grief
From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death by Caitlin Doughty

Post your choices in this thread. I will be closing the polls at midnight on December 31st (Pacific Time Zone)

message 3: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten  (kmcripn) | 9 comments BookRiot's 2018 Read Harder Challenge has been announced!

1 A book published posthumously
2 A book of true crime
3 A classic of genre fiction (i.e. mystery, sci fi/fantasy, romance)
4 A comic written and illustrated by the same person
5 A book set in or about one of the five BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, or South Africa)
6 A book about nature
7 A western
8 A comic written or illustrated by a person of color
9 A book of colonial or postcolonial literature
10 A romance novel by or about a person of color
11 A children’s classic published before 1980
12 A celebrity memoir
13 An Oprah Book Club selection
14 A book of social science
15 A one-sitting book
16 The first book in a new-to-you YA or middle grade series
17 A sci fi novel with a female protagonist by a female author
18 A comic that isn’t published by Marvel, DC, or Image
19 A book of genre fiction in translation
20 A book with a cover you hate
21 A mystery by a person of color or LGBTQ+ author
22 An essay anthology
23 A book with a female protagonist over the age of 60
24 An assigned book you hated (or never finished)

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