Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Popsugar Reading Challenge 2017

I tried to do the 2016 reading challenge by Popsugar, but I started late and the few months I had did not go as planned. This time I'm early, and this time I'll complete the challenge, hopefully before the summer.

In order to reach 300 books before my 30th birthday I need to read 102 books. How do I do it? Audiobooks. Libribvox, youtube or my own library, there are plenty of books ready to be listened to. I don't have issues listening to books while doing other things, like crafting, so that way I'm able to double up my productivity.

I already have a list full of books that will fit this challenge, but I won't add them before I've actually read them.

Reading list

  1. A book recommended by a librarian
  2. A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long
  3. A book of letters - The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  4. An audiobook
  5. A book by a person of color - The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  6. A book with one of the four seasons in the title
  7. A book that is a story within a story - The Name of the Wind by Pathrick Rothfuss
  8. A book with multiple author - Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
  9. An espionage thriller
  10. A book with a cat on the cover
  11. A book by an author who uses a pseudonym - The Slippery Slope by Lemony Snicket
  12. A bestseller from a genre you don't normally read
  13. A book by or about a person who has a disability
  14. A book involving travel
  15. A book with a subtitle - Conan: The People of the Black Circle by Robert E. Howard
  16. A book that's published in 2017
  17. A book involving a mythical creature
  18. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile - The Martian by Andy Weir
  19. A book about food
  20. A book with career advice
  21. A book from a nonhuman perspective
  22. A steampunk novel
  23. A book with a red spine - Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
  24. A book set in the wilderness
  25. A book you loved as a child - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling
  26. A book by an author from a country you've never visited
  27. A book with a title that's a character's name - Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear
  28. A novel set during wartime
  29. A book with an unreliable narrator - American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
  30. A book with pictures
  31. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you- The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo
  32. A book about an interesting woman
  33. A book set in two different time periods 
  34. A book with a month or day of the week in the title
  35. A book set in a hotel - Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier
  36. A book written by someone you admire
  37. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017
  38. A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
  39. The first book in a series you haven't read before - The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
  40. A book you bought on a trip - Demon Dentist by David Williams


  1. A book recommended by an author you love
  2. A bestseller from 2016
  3. A book with a family member term in the title - Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
  4. A book that takes place over a character's life span - Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
  5. A book about and immigrant or refugee
  6. A book from a genre/subgenre that you've never heard of - A darker shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab
  7. A book with an eccentric character - Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  8. A book that's more than 800 pages - Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  9. A book you got from a used book sale
  10. A book that's been mentioned in another book - Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
  11. A book about a difficult topic - Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown
  12. A book based on mythology

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