I’m doing the Popsugar Reading Challenge!

Hello everyone! I’ve never done a reading challenge like this before but this year, I’m going for it. Wish me luck! These are the ones I’ve decided to read so far for the prompts (they may change) but there are still few that I’m not sure about.

Regular prompts:

(1) A book becoming a movie in 2019:


(2) A book that makes you nostalgic:

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

(3) A book written by a musician:

The Miserable Mill by Lemony Snicket

(4) A book you think should be made into a movie:


(5) A book with at least one million ratings on Goodreads:

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

(6) A book with a plant in the title or on the cover:

Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

(7) A reread of a favorite book:

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

(8) A book about a hobby:

Eliza and her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

(9) A book you meant to read in 2018:

Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman

(10) A book with “pop,” “sugar,” or “challenge” in the title:


(11) A book with an item of clothing or an accessory on the cover:

Fire by Kristin Cashore

(12) A book inspired by mythology, legend or folklore:

Circe by Madeline Miller

(13) A book published posthumously:

The Children of Hurin by JRR Tolkein

(14) A book you see someone reading on TV or in a movie:

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

(I saw this being read on a TV show called You)

(15) A retelling of a classic:

The Queens of Innis Lear by Tessa Gratton (retelling of King Lear)


The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White (retelling of Frankenstein)

(16) A book with a question in the title:

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Phillip K. Dick

(17) A book set on a college or university campus:


(18) A book about someone with a superpower:

Vicious by V.E. Schwab

(19) A book told from multiple character POVs:

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

(20) A book set in space:

The Martian by Andy Weir

(21) A book by two female authors:

The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

(22) A book with a title that contains “sweet,” “bitter,” “salty,” or “spicy”:

Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore

(23) A book set in Scandinavia:

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

(24) A book that takes place in a single day:

An Inspector Calls by JB Priestly

(25) A debut novel:

The City of Brass by SA Chakraborty

(26) A book that’s published in 2019:

The Wicked King by Holly Black

(27) A book featuring an extinct or imaginary creature:

The Novice by Taran Matharu

(28) A book recommended by a celebrity you admire:


(29) A book with “love” in the title:

Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

(30) A book featuring an amateur detective:

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

(31) A book about a family:


(32) A book written by an author from Asia, Africa or South America:

Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

(33) A book with a Zodiac sign or astrology term in the title:

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

(34) A book that includes a wedding:

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

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

Renegades by Marissa Meyer


The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

(36) A ghost story:

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

(37) A book with a two word title:

Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

(38) A novel based on a true story:

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

(39) A book revolving around a puzzle or a game:

Warcross by Marie Lu

(40) Your favorite prompt from a past Popsugar Reading Challenge – 2016: A book at least 100 years older than you:

The Odyssey by Homer

Advanced Prompts:

(41) A “cli-fi” book:

Clade by James Bradley

(42) A “choose your own adventure” book:

Lost in Austen by Emma Campbell Webster


Choose your own Disaster by Dana Schwartz

(43) An “own voices” book:

Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

(44) Read a book in the season it is set in:


(45) A LitRPG book:

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

(46) A book with no chapters / unusual chapter headings / unconventionally numbered chapters:

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

(47) Two books that share the same title (1):


(48) Two books that share the same title (2):


(49) A book that has inspired a common phrase or idiom:


(50) A book set in an abbey, cloister, monastery, vicarage or convent:

Red Sister by Mark Lawrence

Are you doing a reading challenge this year? Also, if you have any suggestions for the prompts I’m missing books for, I’m all ears!