December 30, 2015

2015 Popsugar Reading Challenge

2015 Popsugar Reading Challenge: Read all 50 themed books from list.
Challenge Almost Met: I read books 49 from list this year. (98% of goal)

This was the ULTIMATE reading challenge. Although I didn't finish the trilogy I started, I completed the rest of the list. It certainly broadened the genre of books I read this year. Are you looking for diversity too? Use my list below as a recommendation guide. Click the title for my previously published review.

1.   A book with more than 500 pages: Americanah
2.   A classic romance: Bright Side
3.   A book that became a movie: Paper Towns
4.   A book published this year: God Help the Child
5.   A book with a number in the title: Day Four & One Night
6.   A book written by someone under 30: Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
7.   A book with nonhuman characters: Daughter of Smoke & Bone
8.   A funny book: I Regret Nothing
9.   A book by a female author: Go Set a Watchman
10. A mystery or thriller: The Girl on the Train
11. A book with a one-word title: Wench
12. A book of short stories: Citizen: An American Lyric
13. A book set in a different country: Destiny's Captive
14. A nonfiction book: Between the World and Me
15. A popular author's first book: To Kill a Mockingbird
16. A book from an author I love but haven't read yet: Shopaholic to the Rescue
17. A book a friend recommended: Loving Day
18. A Pulitzer Prize-winning book: All the Light We Cannot See
19. A book based on a true story: Poisoning the Pecks of Grand Rapids
20. A book at the bottom of my to-read list: Life and Death: Twilight Re-imagined
21. A book my mom loves: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret
22. A book that scares me: Between the World and Me
23. A book more than 100 years old: Book of Proverbs from the Bible
24. A book based entirely on its cover: Perfect Peace
25. A book I was supposed to read in school but didn't: To Kill a Mockingbird
26. A memoir: The Facts of My Life
27. A book I can finish in a day: Emma's Secret
28. A book with antonyms in the title: Naughtier Than Nice
29. A book set somewhere I've always wanted to visit: Second Life
30. A book that came out the year I was born: Ramona Quimby, Age 8
31. A book with bad reviews: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
32. A trilogy: Incomplete - Read 1/3 of Daughter of Smoke & Bone Trilogy
33. A book from my childhood: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret
34. A book with a love triangle: Carry On
35. A book set in the future: The Lost Girl
36. A book set in high school: All the Bright Places
37. A book with a color in the title: Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian
38. A book that made me cry: Bright Side
39. A book with magic: Daughter of Smoke & Bone
40. A graphic novel: Archie The Married Life 2
41. A book by an author I've never read before: Stealing Marilyn Monroe
42. A book I own but have never read: Finding Emma
43. A book that takes place in my hometown: The Turner House 
44. A book originally written in a different language: The Truth and Other Lies
45. A book set during Christmas: Naughtier Than Nice
46. A book written by author with same initials: Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
47. A play: The Grownup
48. A banned book: To Kill a Mockingbird
49. A book based on or turned into a TV show: What I Know For Sure
50. A book I started but never finished: I Take You

Download the printable 2016 Popsugar Reading Challenge.

View all of Literary Marie's Memes and Reading Challenges here. 2016 Bookish Challenges will be posted soon. I welcome all recommendations so let me know if you are a book blogger hosting a challenge or a participant of a cool reading challenge.



  1. Wow, great job! I'm going to attempt to do some of the 2016 challenge.

    1. Thanks much! I am doing the 2016 challenge too. Let's cheer each other on throughout the year.