PopSugar 2018

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Below is my General List for 2018 Challenge and I’ll be updating my progress regularly.


1 A book made into a movie you’ve already seen

          Ender’s Game – Orson Scott Card

2 True crime

          American Fire – Monica Hesse

3 The next book in a series you started

          The Magician’s Land – Lev Grossman

4 A book involving a heist

          The Ballad of the Whiskey Robber – Julian Rubinstein

5 Nordic noir

          Let the Right One In – John Ajvide Lindqvist

6 A novel based on a real person

          I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou

7 A book set in a country that fascinates you

          The WindUp Bird Chronicle – Haruki Murakami

8 A book with a time of day in the title

          The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro

9 A book about a villain or antihero

          Macbeth – William Shakespeare  

10 A book about death or grief

          From Here to Eternity – Caitlin Doughty

11 A book with your favorite color in the title

          The Color Purple – Alice Walker

12 A book with alliteration in the title

          Stranger in a Strange Land – Robert A. Heinlein

13 A book about time travel

          Kindred – Octavia Butler

14 A book with a weather element in the title

          The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafron

15 A book set at sea

          Dead Wake – Erik Larson

16 A book with an animal in the title

          Bird Box – Josh Malerman

17 A book set on a different planet

          The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams

18 A book with song lyrics in the title

          Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Truman Capote

19 A book about or set on Halloween

          The Halloween Tree – Ray Bradbury

20 A book with characters who are twins

          The Thirteenth Tale – Diane Setterfield

21 A book with a female author who uses a male pseudonym

          The Tenant of Wildfell Hall – Anne Bronte

22 A book with an LGBTQ+ protagonist

          Two Boys Kissing – David Levithan

23 A book that is also a stage play or musical

          Fun Home – Alison Bechdel

24 A book by an author of a different ethnicity than you

          Pachinko – Min Jin Lee

25 A book about feminism

          We Should All Be Feminists – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

26 A book about mental health

          Turtles All the Way Down – John Green

27 A book you borrowed or that was given to you as a gift

          To The Bright Edge of the World – Eowyn Ivey

28 A book by two authors

          Good Omens – Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman

29 A book about or involving a sport

          Bear Town – Fredrik Backman

30 A book by a local author

          Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates

31 A book mentioned in another book

          Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea – Jules Verne

32 A book from a celebrity book club

          The Poisonwood Bible – Barbara Kingsolver

33 A childhood classic you’ve never read

          The Phantom Tollbooth – Norton Juster

34 A book that’s published in 2018

          A Reaper at the Gates – Sabaa Tahir

35 A past Goodreads Choice Awards winner

          Life After Life – Kate Atkinson

36 A book set in the decade you were born

          Tell the Wolves I’m Home – Carol Rifka Brunt

37 A book you meant to read in 2017 but didn’t get to

          Jane Steele – Lyndsay Faye

38 A book with an ugly cover

          One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

39 A book that involves a bookstore or library

          The Library at Mount Char – Scott Hawkins

40 Your favorite prompt from the 2015 2016, or 2017 POPSUGAR Reading Challenges: 2017’s A book involving a mythical creature

          The Golem and the Jinni – Helene Wecker

Done: 11/40