Wednesday 1 January 2020

Wrap-Up of 2019 PopSugar Challenge

I didn't complete all the books for the challenge, but didn't do too badly, missing 18 out of 50.

    • 1. A book being made into a movie in 2019.
      2. A book that makes you nostalgic
          The Map That Leads to You by J.P. Monninger. Finished May 22
      3. A book written by a musician
      4. A book you think should be turned into a movie
           Need to Know by Karen Cleveland. Finished January 25
      5. A book with at least one million ratings on Goodreads
      6. A book with a plant in the title or on the cover
          Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly. Finished May 20
      7. A reread of a favourite book
      8. A book about a hobby
          Stitches in Time by Hilda Kassell. Finished July 14
      9. A book you meant to read in 2018
          The Gown by Jennifer Robson. Finished August 24
      10. A book with "pop," "sugar," or "challenge" in the title
          Sugar Falls by David Alexander Robertson and Scott B. Henderson. Finished December 26
      11. A book with an item of clothing or accessory on the cover|
           Murder, Magic and What We Wore by Kelly Jones. Finished January 7
      12. A book inspired by mythology, legend, or folklore
           NOT COMPLETED
      13. A book published posthumously
          A Chill in the Air by Iris Origo. Finished February 12
      14. A book you see someone reading on TV or in a movie
           NOT COMPLETED
      15. A retelling of a classic
           NOT COMPLETED
      16. A book with a question in the title
          Who Is Vera Kelly? by Rosalie Knecht. Finished June 9
      17. A book set on a college or university campus
           NOT COMPLETED
      18. A book about someone with a superpower
         Lirael by Garth Nix. Finished December 30
      19. A book told from multiple character POVs
           Night of Miracles by Elizabeth Berg. Finished February 20
      20. A book set in space
      21. A book by two female authors
           Misadventures of a City Girl by Meredith Wild and Chelle Bliss. Finished January 4
      22. A book with a title that contains "salty," "sweet," "bitter," or "spicy"
           My Husband's Sweethearts by Bridget Ashe. Finished June 20
      23. A book set in Scandinavia
           The Faster I Walk, The Smaller I Am by Kjersti A. Skomsvold. Finished September 11
      24. A book that takes place in a single day
            The Paris Diversion by Chris Pavone
      25. A debut novel
           Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney. Finished February 22
      26. A book that's published in 2019
           The Light over London by Julia Kelly. Finished February 5
      27. A book featuring an extinct or imaginary character
           If Cats Disappeared from the World by Genki Kawamura. Finished April 16
      28. A book recommended by a celebrity you admire
           NOT COMPLETED
      29. A book with "love" in the title
           Love Letters to Baruch by Margaret Lawrence Greene, Finished June 29
      30. A book featuring an amateur detective
           NOT COMPLETED
      31. A book about a family
            The McAvoy Sisters Book of Secrets by Molly Fader
      32. A book written by an author from Asia, Africa, or South America
           My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite. Finished January 1
      33. A book with a zodiac sign or astrology term in the title
           Star-Crossed by Minnie Darke. Finished April 19
      34. A book that includes a wedding
            Penguin Days by Sara Leach. Finished January 1
      35. A book by an author whose first and last names start with the same letter
           Come From Away by Genevieve Graham. Finished January 21
      36. A ghost story
           Ghost Riders by Sharon McCrumb. Finished January 16
      37. A book with a two-word title
            Last Things by Marissa Moss. Finished April 20
      38. A novel based on a true story
           The Red Daughter by John Burnham Schwartz. Finished May 7
      39. A book revolving around a puzzle or a game
           NOT COMPLETED
      40. Your favorite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading Challenge
         Liz and Nellie by Shonna Slayton. Finished December 13 (past challenge was reading a book by an author with the same first or last name as me, not an easy task)
      41. A "cli-fi" (climate fiction) book
        The Castle in the Sea by Mardi McConnochie. Finished October 9
      42. A "choose-your-own-adventure" book
           NOT COMPLETED
      43. An "own voices" book
          Girl of the Southern Sea by Michelle Kadarusman. Finished July 18
      44. Read a book during the season it is set in
          August Heat by Andrea Camilleri. Finished July 3
      45. A LitRPG book
           NOT COMPLETED
      46. A book with no chapters, unusual chapter headings, or unconventionally numbered chapters
      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 (e.g. Big Brother from 1984)
      50. A book set in an abbey, cloister, monastery, vicarage, or convent
        The Corner That Held Them by Sylvia Townsend Warner. Finished October 6

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