2019 Popsugar Reading Challenge

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  1. A book becoming a movie in 2019 –

  2. A book that makes you nostalgic – The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Schbosky

  3. A book written by a musician (fiction or non-fiction)

  4. A book you think should be turned into a movie – We Told Six Lies by Victoria Scott

  5. A book with at least one million ratings on Goodreads – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  6. A book with a plant in the title or on the cover – Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott

  7. A reread of a favorite book – Talking as Fast as I Can by Lauren Graham

  8. A Book About a Hobby – Tick Tock Terror by Melanie Jackson

  9. A book you meant to read in 2018 –

  10. A book with “pop,” “sugar,” or “challenge” in the title

  11. A book with an item of clothing or accessory on the cover – The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

  12. A book inspired by mythology, legend, or folklore

  13. A book published posthumously

  14. A book set in space

  15. A book by two female authors

  16. A book with a title that contains “salty,” “sweet,” or “spicy”

  17. A book set in Scandinavia

  18. A book that takes place in a single day

  19. A debut novel – A Soul Reclaimed by Shayna Grissom

  20. A book that’s published in 2019 – Mike by Andrew Norriss

  21. A book featuring an extinct or imaginary creature

  22. A book recommended by a celebrity you admire

  23. A book with “love” in the title

  24. A book featuring an amateur detective

  25. A book about a family – The Sisters Hemingway by Annie England Noblin

  26. A book written by an author from Asia, Africa, or South America – 

  27. A book with a zodiac sign or astrology term in the title

  28. A book you see someone reading on TV or in a movie –The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

  29. A retelling of a classic

  30. A book with a question in the title

  31. A book set on a college campus or university campus

  32. A book about someone with a superpower

  33. A book told from multiple points of view – Stolen Time by Danielle Rollins

  34. A book that includes a wedding

  35. A book by an author whose first and last names start with the same letter

  36. A ghost story

  37. A book with a two-word title – Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan

  38. A novel based on a true story –

  39. A book revolving around a puzzle or game

  40. Your favorite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading Challenge – Shutout by Jeff Ross (A book involving a sport 2018 Challenge)




  • A “cli-fi” (climate fiction) book

  • A “choose-your-own-adventure” book

  • An “own voices” book

  • Read a book during the season it is set in

  • A LitRPG book

  • A book with no chapters, unusual chapter headings, or conventionally numbered chapters

  • Two books that share the same title (1)

  • Two books that share the same title (2)

  • A book that has inspired a common phrase or idiom

  • A book set in an abbey, cloister, monastery, vicarage, or convent