Thursday, November 17, 2016

Popsugar Reading Challenge 2017

Once again, I will be signing up for the annual Popsugar Ultimate Reading Challenge.  It's a little different this year, with some new bonus (advanced) categories. I don't yet know if I'm going to complete the bonus ones. Sign up at the link above (a printable list is available).

  1. Recommended by a Librarian: City of Women--David R. Gilliam
  2. Been on Your TBR List Way Too Long: Just One Year--Gayle Forman
  3. Book of Letters: Lady Susan--Jane Austen
  4. Audiobook: Hope--Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus
  5. Book by a Person of Color: The Blacker the Berry--Wallace Thurman
  6. One of the Four Seasons in the Title: Two Summers--Aimee Friedman
  7. Book That is a Story Within a Story: Love and Gelato--Jenna Evans Welch
  8. Book With Multiple Authors: Killing Reagan--Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
  9. Espionage Thriller: Smoke Screen--Sandra Brown
  10. Cat on the Cover: Crenshaw--Katherine Applegate
  11. By an Author Who Uses a Pseudonym:  Killer Gourmet--G.A. McKevett
  12. Bestseller From a Genre You Don't Normally Read: More Brains Than Bullets/The Road to Casas Piedras/West of Dodge--Louis L'Amour (Western)
  13. By or About a Person Who Has a Disability: El Deafo--Cece Bell
  14. Book Involving Travel: Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs--Wallace Stegner
  15. Book With A Subtitle: One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd--Jim Fergus
  16. Published in 2017:  The Rules Do Not Apply--Ariel Levy
  17. Book Involving a Mythical Creature: Beast--Donna Jo Napoli
  18. Book You've Read Before That Never Fails to Make You Smile:  Little House on the Prairie--Laura Ingalls Wilder
  19. Book About Food: Cakewalk--Kate Moses
  20. Book With Career Advice: Happier at Home--Gretchen Rubin
  21. Book From a Nonhuman Perspective: Black Beauty--Anna Sewell
  22. Steampunk Novel: Daughter of Smoke and Bone--Laini Taylor
  23. Book With a Red Spine: The Boy Book--E. Lockhart
  24. Book Set in the Wilderness:  Serena--Ron Rash
  25. Book You Loved as a Child: Little House in the Big Woods--Laura Ingalls Wilder
  26. By an Author From a Country You've Never Visited: The Abominable Man--Maj Sjowell
  27. Title That's a Character's Name: Candide--Voltaire
  28. Novel Set During Wartime: Slaughterhouse Five--Kurt Vonnegut
  29. Book With an Unreliable Narrator: A Million Little Pieces--James Frey
  30. Book With Pictures: Alphabet City--Stephen T. Johnson
  31. Book with Main Character Who is a Different Ethnicity From You: To All the Boys I've Loved Before--Jenny Han
  32. Book About an Interesting Woman: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks--Rebecca Skloot
  33. Book Set in Two Different Time Periods: Orphan Train--Christina Baker Kline
  34. Month or Day of the Week in the Title: The View From Saturday--E.L. Konigsburg
  35. Set in a Hotel: Beach Town--Mary Kay Andrews
  36. Written By Someone You Admire: Bitch--Elizabeth Wurtzel
  37. Book Becoming a Movie in 2017: Wonder--R.J. Palacio
  38. Book Set Around a Holiday Other Than Christmas: Easter Bunny Murder--Leslie Meier
  39. 1st Book in a Series You Haven't Read Before: The Boyfriend List--E. Lockhart
  40. A Book You Bought on a Trip: Dear Martin--Nic Stone
  1. Book Recommended by an Author You Love: Crime and Punishment--Fyodor Dostoevsky (recommended by Elizabeth Wurtzel)
  2. Bestseller From 2016:  The Girls--Emma Cline
  3. Family Member Term in the Title: Wives and Daughters--Elizabeth Gaskell
  4. Takes Place Over a Character's Life Span:  The Big Rock Candy Mountain--Wallace Stegner
  5. About an Immigrant or Refugee: Interpreter of Maladies--Jhumpa Lahiri
  6. From a Genre/Subgenre You've Never Heard of: Soulless--Gail Carriger (Vaginal Fantasy)
  7. Book With an Eccentric Character: Bad Dog (A Love Story)--Martin Kihn
  8. Book That's More Than 800 Pages: Martin Chuzzlewit--Charles Dickens
  9. Book You Got From a Used Book Sale:  All the Little Live Things--Wallace Stegner
  10. Book That's Mentioned in Another Book: Nicholas Nickelby--Charles Dickens (mentioned in Prozac Nation)
  11. Book About a Difficult Topic: The Impossible Knife of Memory--Laurie Halse Anderson
  12. Book Based on Mythology: The Goose Girl--Shannon Hale

Challenge completed on November 13


Anonymous said...

Thank you for posting this. I am doing my blog for next year and wanted to add the link & list to it. I will make sure to give you credit for it when I do the link. :-)

Anonymous said...

(Oh, sorry, meant to say that it won't go up until 1/1/17)

Anonymous said...

Count me in

Joanna Grace said...

Thank you for typing them all out and numbering them! I don't like the font size in the PDF they provide, so you just made it a lot easier for me to get my personalized list ready for the New Year. :)