POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

This is an annual reading challenge that is hosted by the entertainment website, POPSUGAR. There are 40 prompts in for this challenge, and the goal is to record which book you read in 2018 that best answers each prompt.


[X] A book made into a movie you’ve already seen — Gerald’s Game by Stephen King

[X] True crime — I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

[X] The next book in a series you started — Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry

A book involving a heist

Nordic noir

[X] A novel based on a real person — The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

A book set in a country that fascinates you

A book with a time of day in the title

[X] A book about a villain or antihero — Carrie by Stephen King

[X] A book about death or grief — And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer by Fredrik Backman

A book by a female author who uses a male pseudonym

A book with an LGBTQ+ protagonist

[X] A book that is also a stage play or musical — Misery by Stephen King

[X] A book by an author of a different ethnicity than you — Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris

[X] A book about feminism — The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

[X] A book about mental health — Follow Me Back by A.V. Geiger

[X] A book you borrowed or that was given to you as a gift — The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie

A book by two authors

A book about or involving a sport

A book by a local author

A book with your favorite color in the title

[X] A book with alliteration in the title — After Anna by Lisa Scottoline

[X] A book about time travel — A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

[X] A book with a weather element in the title — Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King

[X] A book set at sea — The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

[X] A book with an animal in the title — Animal Farm by George Orwell

A book set on a different planet

A book with song lyrics in the title

A book about or set on Halloween

[X] A book with characters who are twins — The Austere Academy by Lemony Snicket

A book mentioned in another book

A book from a celebrity book club

A childhood classic you’ve never read

[X] A book that’s published in 2018 — In Conclusion, Don’t Worry About It by Lauren Graham

[X] A past Goodreads Choice Awards winner — The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

[X] A book set in the decade you were born — The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B. Cooney

[X] A book you meant to read in 2017 but didn’t get to — Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

[X] A book with an ugly cover — Messenger by Lois Lowry

[X] A book that involves a bookstore or library — Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

[X] A book with a title that’s a character’s name: Coraline by Neil Gaiman
(previous POPSUGAR Reading Challenge prompt)

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If you’d like to participate in this challenge, click here.
Also, check out my Goodreads Reading Challenge for 2018 and add me as a friend here!