2016 Popsugar Challenge

April 22, 2016

POPSUGAR CHALLENGE
From: POPSUGAR Love
Duration: January 1st – December 31st 2016

Original 2016 challenge can be found here.

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


Jackie B’s Challenge Books

This is my first year doing the POPSUGAR reading challenge. Many of my friends took part last year, and they really enjoyed it. This is more or less the same deal as the Book Riot Read Harder challenge, but with different topics. More options to expand my reading!

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1. A book based on a fairy tale – It Started with Goodbye by Christina June- 10/29/16
2. A National Book Award winnerThe Color Purple by Alice Walker – completed 3/5/16
3. A YA bestsellerRed Rising by Pierce Brown – completed 4/13/16
4. A book you haven’t read since high school – Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White – completed 10/4/16
5. A book set in your home state – The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin – completed 6/14/16
6. A book translated to English – Inkheart by Cornelia Funke – completed 7/6/16
7. A romance set in the futureIlluminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff – completed 2/7/16
8. A book set in Europe A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab – completed 5/26/16
9. A book under 150 pagesMr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater – completed 7/10/16
10. A New York Times bestsellerThe Martian by Andy Weir – completed 2/9/16
11. A book that’s becoming a movie this yearFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling and Newt Scamander – completed 11/27/16
12. A book recommended by someone you just metThe Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken – completed 1/28/16
13. A self-improvement book – A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life by Brian Grazer – completed 6/6/16
14. A book you can finish in a dayThe Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell – completed 2/29/16
15. A book written by a celebrity – Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein – completed 8/31/16
16. A political memoirI Am Malala by Malala Yousafazi – completed 3/17/16
17. A book at least 100 years older than you – A Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare – completed 7/30/16
18. A book that’s more than 600 pagesMarvel’s Oz Omnibus by Eric Schanower and Skottie Young
19. A book from Oprah’s Book Club – Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed – completed 9/22/16
20. A science-fiction novelLock In by John Scalzi – completed 1/1/16
21. A book recommended by a family member – Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt – completed 5/13/16
22. A graphic novel – American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang – completed 4/7/16
23. A book that is published in 2016 A Tyranny of Petticoats edited by Jessica Spotswood – completed 5/15/16
24. A book with a protagonist who has your occupation – Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism, Hardship, and Dangerous Hobbies by J.K. Rowling – completed 11/26/16
25. A book that takes place during SummerBecause of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo – completed 3/22/16
26. A book and its prequelThreats of Sky and Sea (book 1); Sisters of Wind and Flame (prequel) by Jennifer Ellision – completed 10/2/16 and 10/8/16 respectively
27. A murder mysteryThe Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie – completed 3/24/16
28. A book written by a comedianStill Foolin’ Em by Billy Crystal – completed 3/9/16
29. A dystopian novelStation Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel – completed 3/26/16
30. A book with a blue cover – 2 AM at the Cat’s Pajamas by Marie-Helene Bertino – completed 1/21/16
31. A book of poetry – Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse – completed 3/27/16
32. The first book you see in a bookstore – Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff – completed 10/25/16
33. A classic from the 20th century – Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro – completed 9/9/16
34. A book from the library – Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke – completed 3/28/16
35. An autobiographyYes, Please by Amy Poehler – completed 2/26/16
36. A book about a road trip – Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid – completed 8/1/16
37. A book about a culture you’re unfamiliar with – The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi -completed 7/15/16
38. A satirical bookSlaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut – completed 5/31/16
39. A book that takes place on an islandThe Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin – completed 11/15/16
40. A book that’s guaranteed to bring you joy – Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson – completed 5/2/16

 

Completed 11/27/16

 

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