PopSugar Reading Challenge 2022

Who’s in for the 2022 PopSugar Reading Challenge?

Here is my list for the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge. Books in bold are books that I’ve read.

All books are available to purchase from my Bookshop store! If you buy from this link, I will receive a small commission, and part of the proceeds will go to independent bookstores.

Regular prompts

1. A book published in 2022
Read: Hook, Line, & Sinker (Romance) Amazon | Bookshop
Recommendations:
– The School for Good Mothers (dystopia, literary) Amazon | Bookshop
– Edgewood (YA fantasy) Amazon | Bookshop
– The Golden Couple (thriller) Amazon | Bookshop
Possibilities:
Weather Girl Amazon | Bookshop
– Book Lovers Amazon | Bookshop

2. A book set on a plane, train, or cruise ship
– Love, Lists, and Fancy Ships Amazon | Bookshop
Read: The Other Miss. Bridgerton (romance) Amazon | Bookshop

3. A book about or set in a nonpatriarchal society
Read: Curfew (dystopian) Amazon | Bookshop
Recommendations:
– The Priory of the Orange Tree Amazon | Bookshop
– Black Sun Amazon | Bookshop
Possibilities:
– Fevered Star (Feb 2022) Amazon | Bookshop

4. A book with a tiger on the cover or “tiger” in the title
Possibilities:
– Tigers, Not Daughters Amazon | Bookshop
– When You Trap a Tiger Amazon | Bookshop
– The Night Tiger Amazon | Bookshop

5. A sapphic book
Read: In the Event of Love (Christmas romance) Amazon | Bookshop
Recommend:
– Malice Amazon | Bookshop
– An Absolutely Remarkable Thing Amazon | Bookshop
Possibilities:
– Misrule Amazon | Bookshop
– This Poisoned Heart Amazon | Bookshop
– The Perks of Loving a Wallflower Amazon | Bookshop

6. A book by a Latinx author
Read: A Caribbean Heiress in Paris Amazon | Bookshop
Recommend:
– Cemetery Boys Amazon | Bookshop
– Infinite Country Amazon | Bookshop
Possibilities:
– Gods of Jade and Shadow Amazon | Bookshop
– The Inheritance of Orquidea Divina Amazon | Bookshop
– Lost in the Never Woods Amazon | Bookshop

7. A book with an onomatopoeia in its title
Read: Love, Hate & Clickbait (romance) Amazon | Bookshop

8. A book with a protagonist who uses a mobility aid
Read: A Lady for a Duke (historical romance) Amazon | Bookshop
Possibilities: (looking for some own voices)
– Six of Crows Amazon | Bookshop

9. A book about a “found family”
Read: Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief Amazon | Bookshop
Possibilities:
– Crooked Kingdom Amazon | Bookshop

10. An Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winner
Recommendations:
– Sing, Unburied, Sing Amazon | Bookshop
Possibilities:
– There, There Amazon | Bookshop
– A Brief History of Seven Killings Amazon | Bookshop
– Half of a Yellow Sun Amazon | Bookshop

11. A #BookTok recommendation
Read: The Love Hypothesis Amazon | Bookshop
Recommendations:
– A Court of Thorns and Roses Amazon | Bookshop
– The Spanish Love Deception Amazon | Bookshop

12. A book about the afterlife
Read: House of Sky and Breath Amazon | Bookshop
Recommendations:
– Under the Whispering Door Amazon | Bookshop
Possibilities:
– The Graveyard Book Amazon | Bookshop

13. A book set in the 1980s
Recommendations:
Possibilities:
– Malibu Rising Amazon | Bookshop

14. A book with cutlery on the cover or in the title
Recommendations:
Possibilities:
– In My Dreams I Hold A Knife Amazon | Bookshop
– Pride and Premeditation Amazon | Bookshop

15. A book by a Pacific Islander author
Read: Homicide and Halo-Halo Amazon | Bookshop | My Review

16. A book about witches
Read: The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches Amazon | Bookshop
Recommendations:
The Once and Future Witches Amazon | Bookshop
Possibilities:
– Witches Steeped in Gold Amazon | Bookshop
– Magic Lessons Amazon | Bookshop

17. A book becoming a TV series or movie in 2022
Read: Persuasion Amazon | Bookshop
Recommendations:
– The Viscount Who Loved Me Amazon | Bookshop
Possibilities:
– The Storied Life of A. J. Fikrey Amazon | Bookshop
– Fire & Blood Amazon | Bookshop
– Kindred Amazon | Bookshop

18. A romance novel by a BIPOC author
Read: Dating Dr. Dil Amazon | Bookshop
Possibilities:
– anything by Jasmine Guillory
– Get a Life, Chloe Brown Amazon | Bookshop

19. A book that takes place during your favorite season
Read: (Summer) Well Met Amazon | Bookshop

20. A book whose title begins with the last letter of your previous read
Read: The Younger Wife Amazon | Bookshop

21. A book about a band or musical group
Read: The Final Revival of Opal and Nev Amazon | Bookshop

22. A book with a character on the ace spectrum
Read: The Love Hypothesis Amazon | Bookshop
(Yes I read it twice so I can count it twice!)

23. A book with a recipe in it
Read: Chasing Cassandra (historical romance) Amazon | Bookshop

24. A book you can read in one sitting
Read: Under One Roof (romance novella) Amazon
This is currently only available as an audiobook!

25. A book about a secret
Read: Crescent City: House of Earth and Blood Amazon | Bookshop

26. A book with a misleading title
Read: Neon Gods Amazon | Bookshop

27. A Hugo Award winner
Possibilities:
– The Dispossessed Amazon | Bookshop

28. A book set during a holiday
Read: Weather Girl Amazon | Bookshop

29. A different book by an author you read in 2021
Read: A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor Amazon | Bookshop

30. A book with the name of a board game in the title
Read: Get A Life, Chloe Brown Amazon | Bookshop

31. A book featuring a man-made disaster
Read: The Four Winds Amazon | Bookshop

32. A book with a quote from your favorite author on the cover or Amazon page
Read: Book Lovers Amazon | Bookshop

33. A social-horror book
Possibilities:
– Upgrade Amazon | Bookshop
– Ace of Spades Amazon | Bookshop

34. A book set in Victorian times
Read: Marrying Winterbourne Amazon | Bookshop
(Any book in this series will work! This is my favorite historical romance series.)

35. A book with a constellation on the cover or in the title
Possibilities:
– Where the Forest Meets the Stars Amazon | Bookshop

36. A book you know nothing about
Read: Jane and the Year Without a Summer Amazon | Bookshop

37. A book about gender identity
Read: Love & Other Disasters Amazon | Bookshop

38. A book featuring a party
Read: It Happened One Summer Amazon | Bookshop

39. An #ownvoices SFF book
Read: Fevered Star Amazon | Bookshop
(First book: Black Sun Amazon | Bookshop)

40. A book that fulfills your favorite prompt from a past PopSugar reading challenge
Read: If the Shoe Fits Amazon | Bookshop
(Author you’ve never read before…prompt 41 from 2021 I think)

Advanced prompts

41. A book with a reflected image on the cover or “mirror” in the title
Read: A Mirror Mended Amazon | Bookshop

42. A book that features two languages
Read: Project Hail Mary Amazon | Bookshop
Possibility: Legendborn Amazon | Bookshop

43. A book with a palindromic title
Possibilities:
– Bob Amazon | Bookshop

44. A duology (1)
Read: Legendborn Amazon | Bookshop
(Ok I thought this was a duology but it turns out…it’s a trilogy!!)
Recommended:
All of Us Villains Amazon | Bookshop

45. A duology (2)
Read: A Psalm of Storms and Silence Amazon | Bookshop
(Book 1: A Song of Wrath and Ruin Amazon | Bookshop )

46. A book about someone leading a double life
Possibility:
– Little Thieves Amazon | Bookshop

47. A book featuring a parallel reality
Read: Elsewhere Amazon | Bookshop

48. A book with two POVs
Read: Cold-Hearted Rake Amazon | Bookshop
(Any from this series works, but this one was my favorite)

49. Two books set in twin towns, aka “sister cities” (1)
Read: The Christie Affair (London) Amazon | Bookshop

50. Two books set in twin towns, aka “sister cities” (2)
Read: The Soulmate Equation (New York) Amazon | Bookshop

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