Popstar Reading Challenge 2019: My List.

If we’re being honest the amount of books I have read this year is a little bit on the light side. I had a couple of good months where I really made my way through some, but it definitely wasn’t consistent! However, I’m hoping that’s going to be different next year. I heard from a friend about this reading challenge and thought what better way to get some books off my TBR pile than to take part!! So I’ve listed the books I’m going to try and read next year below, anything in italics is a book that I need to purchase. Which would go against my ‘not buying any more books until I’ve read some’ mantra, but I managed to pick up at least three that I needed for less than a fiver at the charity shop – so I think I can make a few exceptions!

A Book Becoming a Movie in 2019 
The Goldfinch – Donna Tartt  October 2019 

A Book That Makes You Nostalgic
The BFG – Roald Dahl

A Book Written By a Musician
Hindsight – Justin Timberlake 

A Book You Think Should Be Turned Into a Movie
A Court of Frost and Starlight – Sarah J Mass 

A Book With at Least 1 Million Ratings on Goodreads 
The Book Theif – Mark Zusak 

A Book With a Plant in The Title Or On The Cover
The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Stephen Chbosky

A Reread Of a Favourite Book 
The Great Gatsby  – F. Scott Fitzgerald 

A Book About a Hobby
Warcross – Marie Lu (gaming)

A Book You Meant to Read in 2018 
 An Absolutely Remarkable Thing – Hank Green 

A Book With ‘Pop’, ‘Sugar’ or ‘Challenge’ in the Title
Poppy Done to Death – Charlaine Harris 

A Book With an Item of Clothing or Accessory on The Cover
Dorothy Must Die – Danielle Paige 

A Book Inspired by Mythology, Legend, or Folklore
Magnus Chase – Rick Rioden  

A Book Published Posthumously 
When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi 

A Book You See Someone Reading on TV or In a Movie
The Catcher in the Rye – J. D. Salinger (Gilmore Girls) 

A Retelling Of a Classic 
Cinder – Marissa Meyer

A Book With a Question in The Title
Why Not Me? – Mindy Kaling 

A Book Set on a College or University Campus 
We Are Okay – Nina LaCour

A Book About Someone With a Superpower
Miss Peregrines Home for Perculiar Kids – Ransom Riggs 

A Book Told From Multiple Characters POVs
Throne of Glass – Sarah J Mass 

A Book Set in Space 
Illuminae – Amie Kaufman 

A Book By Two Female Authors 
The Wife Between Us – Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

A Book With a Title That Contains ‘Salty’, ‘Sweet’, ‘Bitter’, or ‘Spicy’
Sweet Little Lies – Caz Frear

A Book Set In Scandonovia 
The Snowman – Jo Nesbo 

A Book That Takes Place In a Single Day 
On Chesil Beach – Ian McEwan 

A Debut Novel
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine  – Gail Honeyman

A Book That’s Published in 2019
Pumpkinheads – Rainbow Rowell

A Book Featuring an Extinct or Imaginary Creature 
City of Bone – Cassandra Clare 

A Book Recommended By a Celebrity You Admire
The Girl on the Train – Paula Hawkins (Obama) 

A Book With ‘Love’ In The Title
Everything I Know About Love – Dolly Alderton

A Book Featuring An Amature Detective 
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson  

A Book About a Family 
Everything I never Told You – Celeste Ng 

A Book Written By An Author From Asia, Africa, or South America
The Life Chaging Magic of Tidying Up – Marie Kondo 

A Book With a Zodiac Sign or Astrological Term In The Title
Little Fires Everywhere – Celeste Ng

A Book That Includes a Wedding
Me before You – JoJo Moyes  

A Book By an Authour Whose First and Last Name Start with The Same Letter
Carry On – Rainbow Rowell 

A Ghost Story 
The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman 

A Book With a Two-word Title
Good Omens – Terry Pratchet and Neil Gaiman  

A Novel Based on a True Story
Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald – Therese Anne Fowler

A Book Revolving Around a Puzzle or Game
The De Vinci Code – Dan Brown  

Your Favourite Prompt From a Previous POPSUGAR Reading Challenge: 2017 – The First Book in a Series You Haven’t Read Before
The Borne Identity – Robert Lublum

*A ‘Cli-Fi’ (Climate Fiction) Book
Trail of Lightening – Rebecca Roanhorse 

*A Choose-Your-Own Adventure Book 
Choose Your Own Disaster – Dana Schwartz 

*An ‘Own Voices’ Book
Six of Crows – Leigh Bardugo 

*Read a Book During The Season It Is Set In
My Life Next Door – Huntley Fitzpatrick

*A LitRPG Book 
Ready Player One – Ernest Cline 

*A Book With No Chapters/Unusual Chapter Headings/Unconventionally Numbered Chapters 
The Circle – Dave Eggers 

*Two Books That Share the Same Title
The Lying Game – Ruth Ware/Sara Shepherd 

*A Book That has Inspired a Common Phrase or Idiom 
1984 – George Orwell 

*A Book Set in an Abbey, Cloister, Monastery, Vicarage, or Convent
Murder at the Vicarage – Agatha Christie 

Let me know in the comment below whether you’re taking part in any reading challenges next year, or any books in general that you’re hoping to read!

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