Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Popsugar Reading Challenge 2016

The Popsugar Ultimate Reading Challenge is on again for 2016.  I loved this one this year and am in again!  Sign up at the link in this paragraph.  A printable list is available at the link. 

Here is what I am reading:
  1. Based on a Fairy Tale: Cress--Marissa Meyer 
  2. National Book Award Winner:  Brown Girl Dreaming--Jacqueline Woodson
  3. YA Bestseller:  The 5th Wave--Rick Yancey
  4. Haven't Read Since High School: Great Expectations--Charles Dickens
  5. Set in Your Home State:  X--Sue Grafton (California)
  6. Translated Into English:  Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow--Peter Hoeg
  7. Romance Set in the Future:  Winter--Marissa Meyer
  8. Set In Europe:  History--Elsa Morante
  9. Under 150 Pages:  The Metamorphosis--Franz Kafka
  10. New York Times Best Seller:  Little Bee--Chris Cleave
  11. Becoming a Movie in 2016:  Room--Emma Donoghue
  12. Recommended by Someone You've Just Met:  Summerland--Elin Hilderbrand
  13. Self-Improvement Book:  How to Make a Decision--Joyce Meyer
  14. Can Finish in a Day:  Bed Rest--Sarah Bilston
  15. Written by a Celebrity:  Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?--Mindy Kaling
  16. Political Memoir:  I Am Malala--Malala Yousafzai
  17. At Least 100 Years Older Than You:  The Iliad--Homer
  18. More Than 600 Pages:  War and Peace--Leo Tolstoy
  19. From Oprah's Book Club:  The Pilot's Wife--Anita Shreve
  20. Science Fiction:  Six of Crows--Leigh Bardugo
  21. Recommended by a Family Member:  The Pillars of the Earth--Ken Follett
  22. Graphic Novel:  Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen--Rachel Renee Russell
  23. Published in 2016:  Monterey Bay--Lindsay Hatton
  24. Protagonist Who Has Your Occupation:  The Funeral Dress--Susan Gregg Gilmore (factory worker)
  25. Set During Summer:  Savannah Breeze--Mary Kay Andrews
  26. A Book and Its Prequel: a) To Kill a Mockingbird b) Go Set a Watchman--Harper Lee 
  27. Murder Mystery: Murder of a Bookstore Babe--Denise Swanson
  28. Written by a Comedian:  Yes Please--Amy Poehler
  29. Dystopian Novel:  The Death Cure--James Dashner
  30. Blue Cover:  Hope in a Jar--Beth Harbison
  31. Book of Poetry:  Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson
  32. 1st Book You See in a Bookstore:  A Crazy Little Thing Called Death--Nancy Martin
  33. 20th Century Classic:  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest--Ken Kesey
  34. From the Library:  Attachments--Rainbow Rowell
  35. Autobiography:  Prozac Nation--Elizabeth Wurtzel
  36. Book About a Road Trip:  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance--Robert M. Pirsig
  37. Book About a Culture You're Unfamiliar With:  The Alchemist--Paulo Coelho
  38. Satirical Book:  Sellevision--Augusten Burroughs
  39. Takes Place on an Island:  Enchanted August--Brenda Bowen
  40. Guaranteed to Bring You Joy:  Such a Pretty Fat--Jen Lancaster

Challenge completed on September 14

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