Friday, December 29, 2017

2018 Popsugar Challenge, and Netgalley and Edelweiss Challenge!

2018 Popsugar Reading Challenge

1. A book made into a movie you've already seen: Vertigo by Pierre Boileau
2. True Crime: Mary Jane's Ghost by Ted Gregory
3. The next book in a series you started: The Sayers Swindle by Victoria Abbot
4. A book involving a heist: Priceless by Robert K. Wittman
5. Nordic noir: The Bat by Jo Nesbo
6. A novel based on a real person: Crippen by John Boyne
7. A book set in a country that fascinates you: Adam and Eve and Pinch Me by Ruth Rendell
8. A book with a time of day in the title:  Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor 
9. A book about a villain or antihero: The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
10. A book about death or grief: Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
11. A book with a female author who uses a male pseudonym: The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith
12. A book with an LGBTQ+ protagonist: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
13. A book that is also a stage play or musical: Carrie by Stephen King
14. A book by an author of a different ethnicity than you: God Help the Child by Toni Morrison
15. A book about feminism: A Girl's Guide to Joining the Resistance by Emma Gray
16. A book about mental health: Monkey Mind by Daniel Smith
17. A book you borrowed or that was given to you as a gift: Life Inside My Mind edited by Jessica Burkhart
18. A book by two authors: The Man From the Train by Bill James and Rachel McCarthy James
19. A book about or involving a sport: One Goal by Amy Bass
20. A book by a local author: Lady Killers by Tori Telfer
21. A book with your favorite color in the title: Tolstoy and the Purple Chair by Nina Samkovitch
22. A book with alliteration in the title: Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien
23. A book about time travel: Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict by Laurie Viera Rigler
24. A book with a weather element in the title: Snowed in with Murder by Auralee Wallace
25. A book set at sea: Life of Pi by Yann Martel
26. A book with an animal in the title: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
27. A book set on a different planet: Bindi by Nnedi Okorafor
28. A book with song lyrics in the title: Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley
29. A book about or set on Halloween: Gossamer Ghost by Laura Childs
30. A book with characters who are twins: She was the Quiet One by Michele Campbell
31. A book mentioned in another book: The General's Daughter by Nelson DeMille
32. A book from a celebrity book club: The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine
33. A childhood classic you've never read: An Old Fashioned Girl by Louisa May Alcott
34. A book that's published in 2018: The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
35. A past Goodreads Choice Awards winner: Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
36. A book set in the decade you were born: American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
37. A book you meant to read in 2017 but didn't get to: Looking for Alaska by John Green
38. A book with an ugly cover: The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell
39. A book that involves a bookstore or library: A Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zebin
40. Your favorite prompt from the 2015, 2016, or 2017 POPSUGAR Reading Challenges: A mystery or thriller: Spinsters in Jeopardy by Ngaio Marsh

2018 Popsugar Advanced Reading Challenge

1. A bestseller from the year you graduated high school: The Inner Circle by T.C. Boyle
2. A cyberpunk book: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick
3. A book that was being read by a stranger in a public place: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
4. A book tied to your ancestry: Sarah's Key by Tatiana De Rosnay
5. A book with a fruit or vegetable in the title: Seven Little Peppers and How They Grew by Margaret Sidney
6. An allegory: The Name of the Rose by Umbero Eco
7. A book by an author with the same first or last name as you: Liar and Spy by Rebecca Stead
8. A microhistory: The Murder of Helen Jewett by Patricia Cline Cohen
9. A book about a problem facing society today: The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
10. A book recommended by someone else taking the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge: Gilead by Marilynne Robinson 



2018 Netgalley and Edelweiss Challenge
I'm going for the Gold Level, 50 books!
1) Another One Bites the Crust by Ellie Alexander
2) Lie With Me by Sabine Durrant
3) Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner
4) A Whisper of Bones by Ellen Hart
5) Grit by Gillian French
6) Into the Thinnest of Air by Simon R. Green
7) Stowed Away by Barbara Ross
8) The Broken Girls by Simone St. James
9) The Marmalade Murders by Elizabeth J. Duncan
10) Down the Aisle with Murder by Auralee Wallace
11) Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien
12) Social Creature by Tara Isabella Burton
13) Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris
14) Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage
15) Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman
16) Her Pretty Face by Robyn Harding
17) Somebody's Daughter by David Bell
18) Believe Me by J.P. Delaney
19) She Was the Quiet One by Michele Campbell
20) The Party by Robyn Harding
21) The Prisoner in the Castle by Susan Elia MacNeal
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