Popsugar Reading Challenge 2016

Posted December 20, 2015 in BOOKS, Reading Challenges / 0 Comments

The aim of the Popsugar 2016 reading challenge is to tick off 50 books in different themes/categories on their list. The original challenge post is here.

Target: I don’t think I’ll manage 50, so I’m aiming for 25 instead.
Progress: 0/25 (0%)
Last updated: 01/01/2016


Books I Might Read for the Challenge:

  • A book based on a fairy tale: Gretel
  • A National Book Award winner: The Shock of the Fall
  • A YA best seller: The Maze Runner, The Fault in Our Stars
  • A book I haven’t read since high school: Pride and Prejudice
  • A book set in my home county:
  • A book translated to English: Doctor FaustusLes Misérables, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Battle Royale, The Alchemist, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, 
  • A romance set in the future: The Host.
  • A book set in Europe: Othello (Venice), Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Prague),  Les Misérables (Paris).
  • A book that’s under 150 pages: Destroy Me, As They Slip Away, The New World, Origins: The Fire.
  • A New York Times best seller: Gone Girl, The Maze Runner.
  • A book that’s becoming a movie this year: AllegiantFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The BFG, 
  • A book recommended by someone I just met:
  • A self-improvement book: Creative Thinking, Life Management
  • A book I can finish in a day: Destroy MeAs They Slip AwayThe New WorldOrigins: The Fire.
  • A book written by a celebrity: Eric Sykes: If I Don’t Write It Nobody Else Will, The Fry Chronicles, Michael Palin Diaries: The Python Years, The Liar, The Hippopotamus, Making History.
  • A political memoir:
  • A book at least 100 years older than me: Middlemarch, The Odyssey, The Secret Garden.
  • A book that’s more than 600 pages: A Clash of Kings
  • A book from Oprah’s Book Club: Great Expectations, Middlesex, 100 Years of Solitude, East of Eden, The Heart of a Woman. 
  • A science-fiction novel: The Circuit: Executor Rising, Hardwired, Gambit.
  • A book recommended by a family member: Desperation, Bad Men, Mythago Wood.
  • A graphic novel: X Men: The Dark Phoenix Saga, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Long Way Home.
  • A book that is published in 2016: The Forbidden Wish, The Shadow Hour. 
  • A book with a protagonist who has my occupation:
  • A book that takes place during summer: To Kill a Mockingbird, Delirium.
  • A book and it’s prequel: Destroy Me and Shatter MeAs They Slip Away and Across the Universe. 
  • A murder mystery: The Wrath of Angels, Bad Men.
  • A book written by a comedian: Eric Sykes: If I Don’t Write It Nobody Else Will, The Fry Chronicles, Michael Palin Diaries: The Python Years, The Liar, The Hippopotamus, Making History.
  • A dystopian novel: Sever, The Maze Runner, The Scorch Trials, The Death Cure, The Dead Days Journal, Gambit, Hardwired.
  • A book with a blue cover: Desperation, The Death Cure, Hardwired, Mythago Wood.
  • A book of poetry: Prufrock and Other Observations
  • The first book I saw in a book store:
  • A classic from the 20th century: The Secret Garden.
  • A book from the library:
  • An autobiography: Eric Sykes: If I Don’t Write It Nobody Else Will, The Fry Chronicles, Michael Palin Diaries: The Python Years.
  • A book about a road trip: Paper Towns
  • A book about a culture I’m unfamiliar with:
  • A satirical book:
  • A book that’s guaranteed to bring me joy:
What do you think of this reading challenge? Is it something you’d like to attempt?



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