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Dana (elkins_88) | 458 comments I'm aiming for 65 books this year, and I'll be following three challenges this year (1 from Goodreads, 2 others I found online). I will *try* to update my book list(s) monthly!


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Dana (elkins_88) | 458 comments 2018 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge:

1. A book made into a movie you've already seen.
2. True crime
3. The next book in a series you started. The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
4. A book involving a heist.
5. Nordic noir.
6. A novel based on a real person. Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
7. A book set in a country that fascinates your.
8. A book with a time of day in the title.
9. A book about a villain or antihero. Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman
10. A book about death or grief. Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum
11. A book with a female author who uses a male pseudonym.
12. A book with an LGBTQ+ protagonist.
13. A book that is also a stage play or musical.
14. A book by an author of a different ethnicity that you.
15. A book about feminism. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
16. A book about mental health.
17. A book you borrowed or that was given to you as a gift.
18. A book by two authors. The Wild Card: 7 Steps to an Educator's Creative Breakthrough by Wade King
19. A book about or involving sports.
20. A book by a local author.
21. A book with your favorite color in the title.
22. A book with alliteration in the title.
23. A book about time travel.
24. A book with a weather element in the title. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
25. A book set at sea. Shiver by Nikki Gemmell
26. A book with an animal in the title.
27. A book set on a different planet. The Fates Divide by Veronica Roth
28. A book with song lyrics in the title.
29. A book about or set on Halloween. The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding by Alexandra Bracken
30. A book with characters who are twins.
31. A book mentioned in another book.
32. A book from a celebrity book club.
33. A childhood classic you've never read. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
34. A book that's published in 2018. Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
35. A past Goodreads 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. Yes Please by Amy Poehler
38. A book with an ugly cover.
39. A book that involves a bookstore or library. The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
40. Your favorite prompt from the 2015, 2016, or 2017 POPSUGAR Reading Challenges.

Advanced:
41. A bestseller from the year you graduated.
42. A cyberpunk book.
43. A book that was being read by a stranger in a public place.
44. A book tied to your ancestry.
45. A book with a fruit or vegetable in the title.
46. An allegory. The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis
47. A book by an author with the same first or last name as you.
48. A microhistory.
49. A book about a problem facing society today.
50. A book recommended by someone else taking the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge.


message 3: by Dana (last edited Aug 05, 2018 09:02PM) (new)

Dana (elkins_88) | 458 comments The Daily Positive Book Challenge (forgot where/when I found this one).

1. A book that's a popular favorite.
2. An award winning book. The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
3. A book that's based on a true story. Escape from Aleppo by N.H. Senzai
4. A book that was your favorite from high school.
5. A book with a setting that's in your home state. The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
6. A book recommended by someone who favors a different genre.
7. A self-help book. The Wild Card: 7 Steps to an Educator's Creative Breakthrough by Wade King
8. A book of poetry.
9. A book with a female heroine.
10. A classic book. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
11. A series of books.
12. A murder mystery.
13. A biography.
14. A book that's been made into a movie.
15. A memoir.
16. Your favorite book.
17. A book from your childhood you never finished.
18. A book based on a historical event. The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet by Henry Fountain
19. A book that made you cry. Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum
20. A book with a title that catches your eye. Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
21. A book about a topic that interests but also intimidates you.
22. A book about business or finances.
23. A play.
24. A book you can get for free.


message 4: by Dana (last edited Aug 05, 2018 09:12PM) (new)

Dana (elkins_88) | 458 comments 2018 Modern Mrs. Darcy Challenge

1. A classic you've been meaning to read. The Mysteries of Udolpho Ann Radcliffe
2. A book recommended by someone with good taste.
3. A book in translation.
4. A book nominated for an award in 2018.
5. A book of poetry, a play, or an essay collection. Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks
6. A book you can read in a day.
7. A book that's more than 500 pages. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
8. A book by a favorite author.
9. A book recommended by a librarian or indie bookseller.
10. A banned book.
11. A memoir, biography, or book of creative nonfiction.
12. A book by an author of a different race, ethnicity, or religion than your own. Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed


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