2017 Book Challenge

Popsugar has released their 2017 book challenge!

Here is a clean copy of it. See below for what I am hoping to read in each category

2017 book challenge

Book recommended by a librarian:
Book that’s been on your TBR list for too long:
A book of letters:
An audiobook:
Book by a person of color:
Book with one of the four seasons in the title:
A book that is a story within a story:
A book with multiple authors:
An espionage thriller:
A book with a cat on the cover:
A book by an author who uses a pseudonym:
A bestseller from a genre you don’t normally read:
A book by or about a person with a disability:
A book involving travel:
A book with a subtitle:
A book published in 2017:
A book involving a mythical creature:
A book you’ve read before that never fails to make you smile:
A book about food:
A book with career advice:
A book from a nonhuman perspective:
A steampunk novel:
A book with a red spine:
A book set in the wilderness:
A book you loved as a child:
A book by an author from a country you’ve never visited:
A book with a title that is a character’s name:
A novel set in wartime:
A book with an unreliable narrator:
A book with pictures:
A book with a main character that’s a different ethnicity than you:
A book about an interesting woman:
A book set in two different time periods:
A book with a month or a day of the week in the title:
A book set in a hotel:
A book written by someone you admire:
A book that’s becoming a movie in 2017:
A book set around a holiday other than Christmas:
The first book in a series you’ve never read before:
A book you bought on a trip:

More categories for the advanced reader

A book recommended by an author you love:
A bestseller from 2016:
A book with a family member term in the title:
A book that takes place over a character’s life span:
A book about an immigrant or a refugee:
A book from a genre/subgenre that you’ve never heard of:
A book with an eccentric character:
A book that’s more than 800 pages:
A book you got from a used book sale:
A book that’s mentioned in another book:
A book about a difficult topic:
A book based on mythology:

 

Book recommended by a librarian: TBD
Book that’s been on your TBR list for too long: The Three Musketeers
A book of letters: The Historian
An audiobook: Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
Book by a person of color: Parable of the Sower
Book with one of the four seasons in the title: Winter’s Tale
A book that is a story within a story: Jellicoe Road
A book with multiple authors: Rage Against the Night
An espionage thriller: Cryptonomicon
A book with a cat on the cover: Master and the Margarita
A book by an author who uses a pseudonym: the Cuckoo’s Calling
A bestseller from a genre you don’t normally read: Way of Kings (fantasy, ugh)
A book by or about a person with a disability: Ghost Boy
A book involving travel: Well of Lost Plots (time travel!)
A book with a subtitle: The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific
A book published in 2017: The Song Rising (third book in the Bone Season series)
A book involving a mythical creature: Dreams of Gods and Monsters
A book you’ve read before that never fails to make you smile: Subtle Knife
A book about food: The Man Who Ate Everything
A book with career advice: Masterminds and wingmen (I am raising two boys)
A book from a nonhuman perspective: Watership Down
A steampunk novel: The Golden Compass
A book with a red spine: Sanctuary (Faulkner!)
A book set in the wilderness: All the Pretty Horses
A book you loved as a child: Sweet Valley Confidential (loved the series in middle school)
A book by an author from a country you’ve never visited: HP and the Cursed Child
A book with a title that is a character’s name: Lisey’s Story
A novel set in wartime: 1984
A book with an unreliable narrator: Annihilation (love this series!!)
A book with pictures:  TBD
A book with a main character that’s a different ethnicity than you: The Joy Luck Club
A book about an interesting woman: TBD but this won’t be hard to find
A book set in two different time periods: It
A book with a month or a day of the week in the title: December
A book set in a hotel: The Hotel on Place Vendome: Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris
A book written by someone you admire: Mycroft Holmes (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a childhood hero of mine, and his opinion pieces are fantastic)
A book that’s becoming a movie in 2017: A Monster Calls (a reread. What an amazing book)
A book set around a holiday other than Christmas: The Halloween Tree
The first book in a series you’ve never read before: The Young Elites
A book you bought on a trip: American Pastoral

A book recommended by an author you love: The Troop (Stephen King recommended)
A bestseller from 2016: The Underground Railroad
A book with a family member term in the title: Daughters of the North
A book that takes place over a character’s life span: Life After Life
A book about an immigrant or a refugee: Alexander Hamilton
A book from a genre/subgenre that you’ve never heard of: S by JJ Abrams (Ergodic literature)
A book with an eccentric character: Sherlock Holmes
A book that’s more than 800 pages: Carrion Comfort
A book you got from a used book sale: the second Way of Kings book
A book that’s mentioned in another book: Tales of Beedle the Bard
A book about a difficult topic: The Hour I First Believed (about school shooting)
A book based on mythology: Lost Hero

 

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