PopSugar Reading Challenge

Have you ever come across the PopSugar Reading Challenge? I came across it the first week on January and thought I would give it a go.
PopSugar give you 50 prompts, which you can interpret as you wish. The idea is just to get you reading more, and out of your comfort zone.

Prompt List

A book that’s published in 2020

A book by a trans or nonbinary author

A book with a great first line

A book about a book club

A book set in a city that has hosted the Olympics

A bildungsroman

The first book you touch on a shelf with your eyes closed

A book with an upside-down image on the cover

A book with a map

A book recommended by your favourite blog, vlog, podcast or online book club

An anthology

A book that passes the Bechdel test
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

A book with the same title as a movie or TV show but is unrelated to it
The Island by M.A. Bennett

A book by an author with flora or fauna in their name

A book published the month of your birthday

A book about or by a woman in STEM

A book that won an award in 2019

A book on a subject you know nothing about

A book with only words on the cover, no images or graphics

A book with a pun in the title

A book featuring one of the seven deadly sins

A book with a robot, cyborg, or AI character

A book with a bird on the cover

A fiction or nonfiction book about a world leader

A book with “gold”, “silver” or “bronze” in the title

A book by a women of colour

A book with at least a four-star rating on Goodreads
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by J.K.Rowling

A book you meant to read in 2019
The Ice by Laline Paull

A book about or involving social media

A book that has a book on the cover

A medical thriller

A book with a made up language

A book set in a country beginning with “C”

A book you picked because the title caught your attention

A book with a three-word title

A book with a pink cover

A Western

A book by or about a journalist

Read a banned book during Banned Books Week

Your favourite prompt from a past Popsugar Reading Challenge “A book set in Scandinavia”


Advanced
A book written by an author in their 20’s

A book with “20” or “twenty” in the title

A book with a character with a vision impairment or enhancement

A book set in Japan

A book set in the 1920’s

A book by an author who has written more than 20 books

A book with more than 20 letters in its title

A book published in the 20th century

A book from a series with more than 20 books
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

A book with a main character in their 20’s


Do you have any suggestions for any of the prompts? Let me know in the comments!

Check out the following reading challenges:
My book group
Rory Gilmore Challenge

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