2018 Challenges

Welcome to my 2018 challenge page. This is where I’ll be keeping track of my reading challenges.




2018 Challenges





1. A book made into a movie you’ve already seen.
2. True crime.
3. The next book in a series you started.
4. A book involving a heist.
5. Nordic noir.
9. A book about a villain or antihero.
10. A book about death or grief.
11. A book by a female author who uses a male pseudonym.
12. A book with an LGBT+ protagonist.
13. A stage play or musical.
14. A book by an author of a different ethnicity than you.
15. A book about feminism.
16. A book about mental health.
17. A book that was borrowed or a gift.
18. A book by two authors.
19. A book involving a sport.
20. A book by a local author.
21. A book with your favorite color in the title.
22. A book with alliteration in the title.
23. A book about time travel.
24. A book with a weather element in the title.
25. A book set at sea.
26. A book with an animal in the title.
27. A book set on a different planet.
28. A book with song lyrics in the title.
29. A book about or set on Halloween.
30. A book with characters who are twins.
31. A book from a celebrity book club.
32. A childhood classic you’ve never read.
33. A book that’s published in 2018.
34. A Goodreads Choice Award winner.
35. A book set in the decade you were born.
36. A book you meant to read in 2017.
37. A book with an ugly cover.
38. A book that involves a bookstore or library.
39. Your favorite prompt from a past PopSugar Challenge.
40. A bestseller from the year you graduated high school.
41. A cyberpunk book.
42. A book being read by a stranger in a public place.
43. A book tied to your ancestry.
44. A book with a fruit or vegetable in the title.
45. An allegory.
46. A book by an author with the same first or last name as you.
47. A microhistory.
48. A book about a problem facing society today.
49. A book recommended by someone else taking the PopSugar challenge.








1. A book published posthumously.
2. A book of true crime.
3. A classic of genre fiction.
4. A graphic novel written and illustrated by the same person.
6. A book about nature.
7. A western.
8. A graphic novel written or illustrated by a person of color.
9. A book of colonial or postcolonial literature.
10. A romance novel by or about a person of color.
11. A children’s classic published before 1980.
12. A celebrity memoir.
13. An Oprah Book Club selection.
14. A book of social science.
15. A one-sitting book.
16. The first book in a YA or MG series.
17. A sci-fi novel by a female author with a female protagonist.
18. A graphic novel that isn’t published by Marvel, DC, or Image.
19. A book of genre fiction in translation.
20. A book with a cover you hate.
21. A mystery by a POC or LGBT+ author.
22. An essay anthology.
24. An assigned book you hated or never finished.