2016 Reading Challenge

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2016 Pop Sugar Reading Challenge


  1. A book based on a fairy tale
  2. A National Book Award winner
  3. A Young Adult bestseller
  4. A book you haven’t read since high school
  5. A book set in your home state
  6. A book translated to English
  7. A romance set in the future
    • Promises in Death by J. D. Robb
  8. A book set in Europe
  9. A book under 150 pages
  10. A New York Times bestseller
    • Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott
      (Espionage Books, Dec 2015 – Feb 2016)
  11. A book that is becoming a movie in 2016 (List)
  12. A book recommended by someone you just met
  13. A self-improvement book
  14. A book you can finish in a day
  15. A book written by a  celebrity
  16. A political memoir
  17. A book at least 100 years older than you (so 1888 or earlier)
  18. A book that’s more than 600 pages
  19. A book from Oprah’s Book Club
  20. A science fiction novel
    1. Mr. Darcy’s Legacy by Y. M. Whitehead
  21. A book recommended by a family member
  22. A graphic novel
  23. A book published in 2016
  24. A book with a protagonist who has your occupation (teacher)
  25. A book that takes place during the summer
    • The Witness by Nora Roberts
  26. A book and its prequel
  27. A murder mystery
    • The Cat Who Blew the Whistle by Lillian Jackson Braun
  28. A book written by a comedian
  29. A dystopian novel
  30. A book with a blue cover
  31. A book of poetry
  32. The first book you see in a book store
  33. A classic from the 20th century (1900-1999)
  34. A book from the library
  35. An autobiography
  36. A book about a road trip
  37. A book about a culture you’re unfamiliar with
  38. A satirical book
  39. A book that takes place on an island
    • Three Sisters Trilogy by Nora Roberts
      • Dance Upon the Air*
      • Heaven and Earth
      • Face the Fire
  40. A book that’s guaranteed to bring you joy

(*) denotes audiobook