READING CHALLENGE 2021

REGULAR PROMPTS

A book that is published in 2021
– A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J. Maas

An afrofuturist book
– An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon

A book that has a heart, diamond, club or spade on the cover
– Spellslinger by Sebastien de Castell

A book by an author who shares your zodiac sign
– Year One by Nora Roberts

A dark academia book
– The Secret History by Donna Tartt

A book with a gem, mineral or rock in the title
– Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare

A book where the main character works at your current or dream job
– Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Library by Robin Sloan

A book that has won the Women’s Prize for fiction
– The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

A book with a family tree
– Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

A bestseller from the 1990s
– Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb

A book about forgetting
– Recommendations appreciated!

A book you have seen on someone else’s bookshelf
– Stalker by Lars Kepler

A locked-room mystery
– The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

A book set in a restaurant
– With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

A book with a black-and-white cover
– Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

A book by an indigenous author
– Recommendations appreciated!

A book that has the same title as a song
– Uprooted by Naomi Novik

A book about a subject you are passionate about
– The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

A book that discusses body positivity
– Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire

A book on a Black Lives Matter reading list
– Slay by Brittney Morris

A genre hybrid
– Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

A book set mostly or entirely outdoors
– Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

A book with something broken on the cover
– The Library of the Unwritten by A.J. Hackwith

A book by a Muslim American / Muslim British author
– Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi

A book that was published anonymously
– The Silver Cage by Anonymous

A book with an oxymoron in the title
– Recommendations appreciated!

A book about do-overs or fresh starts
– Middlegame by Seanan McGuire

A magical realism book
– The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

A book set in multiple countries
– A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

A book set somewhere you’d like to visit in 2021
– I don’t know 😀

A book by a blogger, vlogger, youtuber or other online personality
– Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson

A book whose title starts with “Q” or “X” or “Z”
– The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

A book featuring three generations
– The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

A book about a social justice issue
– To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

A book in a different format than what you normally read
– I’d really appreciate some manga recommendations for this prompt!

A book with fewer than 1000 reviews
– Onnen Tunti by Anna-Leena Härkönen (my favorite Finnish author)

A book you think your best friend would like (i don’t have friends so i’ll just go with my sister)
– The Rabbit Hunter by Lars Kepler

A book about art or an artist
– An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson

A book everyone seems to have read but you
– The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

Your favorite prompt from a past popsugar reading challenge
– The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

ADVANCED PROMPTS

The longest book (by pages) on your TBR list
– The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson (1258 pages!!!)

The shortest book (by pages) on your TBR list
– You’re Only Old Once by Dr. Seuss (42 pages)

The book on your TBR with the prettiest cover
– Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

The book on your TBR with the ugliest cover
– Wither by Lauren DeStefano

The book that’s been on your TBR the longest
– I just cleared my TBR of one of the old old adds xD
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

A book from your TBR that you meant to read in 2020
– Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller

A book from your TBR that you associate with a favorite person/place/thing
– Any Harry Potter book

A book from your TBR list chosen at random
– Storm and Fury by Jennifer L. Armentrout

A DNF’ed book from your TBR list
– Renegades by Marissa Meyer

A free book from your TBR list (gifted, borrowed or from the library)
– Lazarus by Lars Kepler