2018 Reading Challenge

I will again be attempting the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge for 2018

  1. A book made into a movie you’ve already seen
  2. True crime
  3. The next book in a series you started
    • Calculated in Death (In Death Series #36) by J.D. Robb (April 6, 2018)
  4. A book  involving a heist
    • Roland: Of Pirates and Patriots by Timothy Freriks (February 20, 2018)
  5. Nordic noir
  6. A novel based on a  real person
    • Ride the Wind by Lucia St. Clair Robson (February 2, 2018)
  7. A book set in a country that fascinates you
    • The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie (England) (February 9, 2018)
  8. A book with a time of day in the title
  9. A book about a villain or antihero
  10. A book about death or grief
  11. A book with a female author who uses a male pseudonym
    • Holiday in Death (In Death Series #7) by J.D. Robb (Nora Roberts) (March 13, 2018)
  12. A book with an LGBTQ+ protagonist
  13. A book that is also a stage play or musical
  14. A book by an author of a different ethnicity than you
  15. A book about femininism
  16. A book about mental health
  17. A book you borrowed or that was given to you as a gift
  18. A book by two authors
  19. A book about or involving a sport
    • Free Agent (Portland Storm #18) by Catherine Gayle (Hockey) (February 4, 2018)
  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
    • A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes #1) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (April 9, 2018)
  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 mentioned in another book
  32. A book from a celebrity book club
  33. A childhood classic you’ve never read
  34. A book published in 2018
  35. A past Goodreads Choice Awards winner
  36. A book set in the decade you were born
  37. A book you meant to read in 2017 but didn’t
    • Ride the Wind by Lucia St. Clair Robson (February 2, 2018)
  38. A book with an ugly cover
  39. A book that involves a bookstore or library
  40. Your favorite prompt from the 2015, 2016, or 2017 POPSUGAR Reading Challenges
    • 2016 Challenge, #17 – A book over a hundred years older than you
      • Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë (Published 1847) (March 27, 2018)


  1. A bestseller from the year you graduated high school
  2. A cyberpunk book
  3. A book that was being read by a stranger in a public place
  4. A book tied to your ancestry
  5. A book with a fruit or vegetable in the title
  6. An allegory
  7. A book by an author with the same first or last name as you
  8. A microhistory
  9. A book about a problem facing society today
    • Shelter Mountain (Virgin River #2) by Robyn Carr (Domestic Violence) (April 25, 2018)
  10. A book recommended by someone else taking the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge