This is my Master List for the 2018 PopSugar Reading Challenge – I will be adding links to reviews as I read books, and adding the books I intend to read as I come up with them.
Edit: Now that I’m halfway through the challenge, I have bolded the prompts I haven’t finished yet to make them easier to find.
POPSUGAR 2018 READING PROMPTS (40/50)
A book made into a movie you’ve already seen – Heinlein’s Starship Troopers
My husband’s been encouraging me to read this one, but I HATED the movie. He says the book is quite different. We’ll see.
The next book in a series you started READ/REVIEWED – Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant
I read Rolling in the Deep, a novella starting this series, a long time ago. Thought it was a standalone, I’m really happy to learn she continued to write more in this world!
A book involving a heist READ/REVIEWED – Catwoman: Soulstealer by Sarah J. Maas
Nordic Noir – the princess of burundi by Kjell Eriksson
Found this at Baltimore’s The Book Thing, and it’s a winner of the Swedish Crime Academy Award for Best Crime Novel, so I thought it would fit!
A novel based on a real person READ/REVIEWED – Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini
A book set in a country that fascinates you READ/REVIEWED – Before The Storm by Christie Golden
Yes, it’s set in Azeroth which is a fictional world that has territories and kingdoms, not really countries. Don’t care. Counting it.
A book with a time of day in the title READ/REVIEWED – Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi
A book about death or grief READ/REVIEWED – The Clothesline Swing
A book with alliteration in the title READ/REVIEWED – Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff
A book about time travel READ/REVIEWED – The Wrong Stars by Tim Pratt
A book with a weather element in the title READ/REVIEWED – Tempests and Slaughter by Tamora Pierce
A book set on a different planet READ/REVIEWED – Star Wars: Ahsoka by E.K. Johnston
A book with song lyrics in the title READ/REVIEWED – Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History by Katy Tur
A book about a journalist’s experience on the Trump campaign
A book about or set on Halloween READ/REVIEWED – All I Want for Halloween by Marie Harte
A book with characters who are twins READ/REVIEWED – Dividing Eden by Joelle Charbonneau
A book with an LGBTQ+ protagonist READ/REVIEWED – When Katie Met Cassidy by Camille Perri
A book that is also a stage play or musical READ/REVIEWED – Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, by T. S. Eliot.
A book by an author of a different ethnicity than you READ/REVIEWED – Dust Tracks on a Road – Zora Neale Hurston
A book about feminism READ – Eloquent Rage by Brittney Cooper
A book that’s been on my reading list for a while, and I recently bought from a used bookstore
A book about mental health READ – Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram
A book by two authors READ/REVIEWED – Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik
A book about or involving a sport – The Mad Men of Hockey by Trent Frayne
A book by a local author READ/REVIEWED – Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh
She lives in Richmond, Virginia, just a few hours away.
A book that’s published in 2018 READ/REVIEWED – Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, due out March 6, 2018
A book set in the decade you were born READ – Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi
A book you meant to read in 2017 but didn’t get to READ/REVIEWED – The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee
A book with an ugly cover READ/REVIEWED – The Black Rose by Tananarive Due
A book that involves a bookstore or library READ/REVIEWED – How to Find Love in a Bookshop by Veronica Henry
Your favorite prompt from the 2015, 2016, or 2017 PopSugar Reading Challenges
This will probably be a book with a cat on the cover, from 2017’s Challenge. Because cats.
Love Saves the Day by Gwen Cooper is my pick. READ/REVIEWED
A bestseller from the year you graduated high school READ – Shel Silverstein’s A Light in the Attic
A cyberpunk book READ/REVIEWED – Autonomous
A book that was being read by a stranger in a public place READ/REVIEWED – Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime
Spotted in the Atlanta airport on my way home from Christmas vacation!
A book tied to your ancestry
A book by an author with the same first or last name as you – To the Elephant Graveyard: A True Story of the Hunt for a Man-Killing Indian Elephant by Tarquin Hall
A microhistory READ/REVIEWED – Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex by Mary Roach
A book about a problem facing society today READ/REVIEWED – All The Rage
A book about rape culture
A book recommended by someone else taking the PopSugar Reading Challenge