Wednesday, December 1, 2021

2022 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

 I always get excited for this one.

  1. A book published in 2022: This Woven Kingdom--Tahereh Mafi
  2. A book set on a plane, train, or cruise ship: Station Eleven--Emily St. John Mandel
  3. A book about or set in a nonpatriarchal society: The Island of Sea Women--Lisa See
  4. A book with a tiger on the cover or "tiger" in the title: When You Trap a Tiger--Tae Keller 
  5. A sapphic book: Hani and Ishu's Guide to Fake Dating--Adiba Jaigirdar
  6. A book by a Latinx author: With the Fire on High--Elizabeth Acevedo 
  7. A book with an onomatopoeia in its title: Thump, Quack, Moo--Doreen Cronin
  8. A book with a protagonist who uses a mobility aid: Out of My Mind--Sharon M. Draper
  9. A book about a "found family": The Summer Deal--Jill Shalvis
  10. An Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winner: Half a Yellow Sun--Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  11. A #BookTok recommendation: The Guncle--Steven Rowley
  12. A book about the afterlife: The Midnight Library--Matt Haig
  13. A book set in the 1980s: Tell the Wolves I'm Home--Carol Rifka Brunt
  14. A book with cutlery on the cover or in the title: Arsenic and Adobo--Mia P. Manansala
  15. A book by a Pacific Islander author: I'll Be the One--Lyla Lee
  16. A book about witches: The Girl Who Drank the Moon--Kelly Barnhill
  17. A book becoming a TV series or movie in 2022: Conversations With Friends--Sally Rooney
  18. A romance novel by a BIPOC author: Life's Too Short--Abby Jimenez
  19. A book that takes place during your favorite season: It Happened One Autumn--Lisa Kleypas  
  20. A book whose title begins with the last letter of your previous read: The Wonder Trail--Steve Hely
  21. A book about a band or musical group: Girl Online On Tour--Zoe Sugg
  22. A book with a character on the ace spectrum: Ace--Angela Chen
  23. A book with a recipe in it: Caramel Pecan Roll Murder--Joanne Fluke
  24. A book you can read in one sitting: Easy Crafts for the Insane--Kelly Williams Brown
  25. A book about a secret: Eight Hundred Grapes--Laura Dave
  26. A book with a misleading title: The Emperor's Children--Claire Messud
  27. A Hugo Award winner: Ringworld--Larry Niven
  28. A book set during a holiday: The Brightest Star--Fern Michaels
  29. A different book by an author you read in 2021: The Fixer Upper--Mary Kay Andrews
  30. A book with the name of a board game in the title: Apples Never Fall--Liane Moriarty
  31. A book featuring a man-made disaster: Hiroshima--John Hersey
  32. A book with a quote from your  a favorite author on the cover or Amazon page: Peril in Paperback--Kate Carlisle
  33. A social-horror book: Mexican Gothic--Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  34. A book set in Victorian times: Timeless--Gail Carriger
  35. A book with a constellation on the cover or in the title: Aurora Rising--Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
  36. A book you know nothing about: The Power of One--Bryce Courtenay
  37. A book about gender identity: How to Be an Antiracist--Ibram X. Kendi
  38. A book featuring a party: A Rule Against Murder--Louise Penny
  39. An #OwnVoices SFF (science fiction and fantasy) book: Parable of the Sower--Octavia E. Butler
  40. A book that fulfills your favorite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading Challenge (Same Title as a Song): You Don't Have to Say You Love Me--Sherman Alexie


  1. A book with a reflected image on the cover or "mirror" in the title: Smoke and Mirrors--K.D. Halbrook
  2. A book that features two languages: Strange Tales From a Chinese Studio--Pu Songling
  3. A book with a palindromic title: Mom and Me, Me and Mom--Miguel Tanco
  4. A duology (1): The Mockingbirds--Daisy Whitney
  5. A duology (2): The Rivals--Daisy Whitney
  6. A book about someone leading a double life: Code Name Verity--Elizabeth Wein
  7. A book featuring a parallel reality: The Eyre Affair--Jasper Fforde
  8. A book with two POVs: A Song Below Water--Bethany C. Morrow
  9. Two books set in twin towns, aka "sister cities" (1): Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore--Robin Sloan (San Francisco)
  10. Two books set in twin towns, aka "sister cities" (2): The Little Paris Bookshop--Nina George (Paris)

Challenge completed on December 5

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