My 2019 PopSugar Reading Challenge

have resolutions and thoughts about this reading year. I’ve decided that I want to do to read 120 books this year (about 10 books a month), and I want to structure my reading by making some of my selections with the goal of completing the 2019 PopSugar Reading Challenge. Gayle, was so inspired by my attempt at the PopSugar Challenge that she created her own EDIWTB 2019 Reading Challenge. Neither of us is plan to do this with such zeal that it isn’t fun or is overlays stressful, but I think we both have a good of adding the satisfaction of some structure this reading year.

Half the fun of a reading challenge is figuring out the books that are options for each category, and making adjustments during the year. Here are my developing plans for half the books I plan to read this year.

*Finished books are in bold.

Book becoming a movie in 2019:
The Nightingale, The Aftermath
Book that makes you nostalgic:

Book written by a musician:
Just Kids, Decoded
Book you think should be turned into a movie:

Book with at least a million ratings on GR:
Harry Potter, Farenheit 451
Book with a plant in the title or on the cover:

A reread of a favorite book:
 Kindred
 by Octavia Butler
Book about a hobby:

Book you meant to read in 2018:
Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs
Book with POP, SUGAR, or CHALLENGE in the title:
American Pop by Snowden Wright
Book with an item of clothing or accessory on the cover:
 
Book inspired by myth/legend/folklore:

Book published posthumously:
Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston
Book you see someone reading on TV or in a movie:
 
Retelling of a classic:
Unmarriageable by Sonia Kamal
Book with a question in the title:
 
Book set on college or university campus:
Going Dutch by James Gregor
Book about someone with a superpower:
The Power by Naomi Alderman
Book told from multiple POVs:

Book set in space:

Book by two female authors:
 
Book with SALTY, SWEET, BITTER, or SPICY in the title:
Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller
Book set in Scandinavia:

Book that takes place in a single day:
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwen
Debut novel:

Book that’s published in 2019:

Book featuring an extinct or imaginary creature:

Book recommended by a celebrity you admire:

Book with LOVE in the title:

Book featuring an amateur detective:
The Lonely Witness by William Boyle
Book about a family:
The Perfect Liar by Thomas Christopher Greene
Book author from Asia, Africa, or South America: 

Book with a zodiac sign or astrology term in title:
 
Book that includes a wedding:

Book by an author whose first and last names start with the same letter:
The Runaways
Ghost story:

Book with a two-word title:
The Suspect by Fiona Barton
Novel based on a true story:
Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
Book revolving around a puzzle or game:
 
Favorite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 
(Novel Based On A Real Person):


2019 Popsugar Advanced Reading Challenge:
“Cli-fi” (climate fiction) book:

“Choose-your-own-adventure” book:
My Lady’s Choosing: An Interactive Romance Novel by Kitty Curran & Larissa Zageris 
An “own voices” book:
Children of Blood and Bone by Toni Adeyemi
Read a book during the season it is set in:

A LitRPG book:
Armada by Ernest Kline
A book with no chapters / unusual chapter headings / unconventionally numbered chapters:

Two books that share the same title:
Quicksand by Malin Persson Giolito
Two books that share the same title:
Quicksand by Nella Larsen
A book that has inspired a common phrase or idiom:

A book set in an abbey, cloister, monastery, vicarage, or convent: