2017 Reading Challenge

This year I’m participating in the 2017 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge. There are 40 prompts on the list, plus 12 more on the advanced list. Here are all the categories, I will be updating it with the books I read throughout the year!

10/52 so far!

A book recommended by a librarian

A book that’s been on your TBR list for way too long

A book of letters

An audiobook

A book by a person of colour

A book with one of the four seasons in the title

A book that is a story within a story

A book with multiple authors – March Vol.1 by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

An espionage thriller

A book with a cat on the cover

A book by an author who uses a pseudonym – A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray (pseudonym for Amy Vincent)

A bestseller from a genre you don’t normally read

A book by or about a person who has a disability

A book involving travel – Inferno by Dan Brown

A book with a subtitle

A book that’s published in 2017 – Optimists Die First by Susin Neilson

A book involving a mythical creature

A book you’ve read before that never fails to make you smile

A book about food

A book with career advice

A book from a nonhuman perspective

A steampunk novel

A book with a red spine – Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudlin

A book set in the wilderness

A book you loved as a child

A book by an author from a country you’ve never visited

A book with a title that’s a character’s name – Mary Russell’s War by Laurie R. King

A novel set during wartime

A book with an unreliable narrator

A book with pictures – The Sandman: Overture by Neil Gaiman

A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you

A book about an interesting woman – Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford

A book set in two different time periods

A book with a month or day of the week in the title

A book set in a hotel

A book written by someone you admire

A book that’s becoming a movie in 2017 – Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

A book set around a holiday other than Christmas

The first book in a series you haven’t read before

A book you bought on a trip


A book recommended by an author you love

A bestseller from 2016

A book with a family-member term in the title

A book that takes place over a character’s life span

A book about an immigrant or refugee

A book from a genre/subgenre you’ve never heard of

A book with an eccentric character

A book that’s more than 800 pages

A book you got from a used book sale

A book that’s been mentioned in another book

A book about a difficult topic – Girl on a Plane by Miriam Moss (about a plane hijacking)

A book based on mythology