Popsugar Reading Challenge 2022

Happy new year! 2021 just flew by, without too many memorable things happened in my life, but at least I can say that I finished Popsugar Reading Challenge, and almost reviewed all of the books I read for the challenge 🙂

So, just to continue the tradition, for the 5th time, I will join another Popsugar Reading Challenge, and hopefully, can review all of the books I read this year!

Wish me luck 🙂

There’s no specific logo/button this year!

Here’s the complete list of book that I will read:

  1. A book published in 2022: TBD
  2. A book set on a plane, train, or cruise ship: Confessions on the 7.45 (Lisa Unger)
  3. A book about or set in a nonpatriarchal society: The End of Men (Christina Sweeney-Baird)
  4. A book with a tiger on the cover or “tiger” in the title: The Tiger’s Wife (Tea Obrecht)
  5. A sapphic book: Carmilla (J. Sheridan Le Fanu)
  6. A book by a Latinx author: Velvet was the Night (Silvia Moreno-Garcia)
  7. A book with an onomatopoeia in its title: Cloud Cuckoo Land (Anthony Doerr)
  8. A book with a protagonist who uses a mobility aid: Out of My Mind (Sharon M Draper)
  9. A book about a “found family”: 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World (Elif Shafak)
  10. An Anisfield-Wold Book Award winner: Deacon King Kong (James McBride)
  11. A #BookTok recommendation: The Midnight Library (Matt Haig)
  12. A book about the afterlife: The Library of the Unwritten (AJ Hackwith)
  13. A book set in the 1980s: The Great Believers (Rebecca Makkai)
  14. A book with a cutlery on the cover or in the title: Writers & Lovers (Lily King)
  15. A book by a Pacific Islander author: Sharks in the Time of Saviors (Kawai Strong Washburn)
  16. A book about witches: The Familiars (Stacey Halls)
  17. A book becoming a TV series or movie in 2022: Munich (Robert Harris)
  18. A romance novel by a BIPOC author: Aristotle & Dante Dive into the Waters of the World (Benjamin Alire Saenz)
  19. A book that takes place during your favorite season: People we Meet on Vacation (Emily Henry)- Summer!
  20. A book whose title begins with the last letter of your previous read: TBD
  21. A book about a band or musical group: The Final Revival of Opal & Nev (Dawnie Walton)
  22. A book with a character on the ace spectrum: Every Heart a Doorway (Seanan McGuire)
  23. A book with a recipe in it: Crying in H Mart (Michelle Zaune)
  24. A book you can read in one sitting: This is Paris (M Sasek)
  25. A book about a secret: Next Year in Havana (Chanel Cleeton)
  26. A book with a misleading title: Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line (Deepa Anappara)
  27. A Hugo Award winner: Flowers for Algernon (Daniel Keyes)
  28. A book set during a holiday: The Christmas Bookshop (Jenny Colgan)
  29. A different book by an author you read in 2021: Every Vow you Break (Peter Swanson)
  30. A book with the name of a board game in the title: Real Life (Brandon Taylor)
  31. A book featuring a man-made disaster: How Beautiful We Were (Imbolo Mbue)
  32. A book with a quote from your favorite author on the cover or Amazon page: In My Dreams I Hold a Knife (Ashley Winstead)
  33. A social-horror book: The Only Good Indians (Stephen Graham Jones)
  34. A book set in Victorian times: Little Dorrit (Charles Dickens)
  35. A book with a constellation on the cover or in the title: The House of the Scorpion (Nancy Farmer)
  36. A book you know nothing about: Harbart (Nabarun Bhattacharya)
  37. A book about gender identity: Detransition, Baby (Torrey Peters)
  38. A book featuring a party: Malibu Rising (Taylor Jenkins Reid)
  39. An #OwnVoices SFF (science fiction and fantasy) book: The City we Became (NK Jemisin)
  40. A book that fulfills your favorite prompt from a past Popsugar Reading Challenge: The Bookshop of Yesterdays (Amy Meyerson) – A book that involves a bookstore or library (2018)

Advanced

41. A book with a reflected image on the cover or “mirror” in the title: When the Stars Go Dark (Paula McLain)

42. A book that features two languages: The Paris Library (Janet Skeslien Charles) – English and French

43. A book with a palindromic title: Bob (Wendy Mass)

44. A duology (1): Ready Player One (Ernest Cline)

45. A duology (2): Ready Player Two (Ernest Cline)

46. A book about someone leading a double life: The Huntress (Kate Quinn)

47. A book featuring a parallel reality: Dark Matter (Blake Crouch)

48. A book with two POVs: Hell of a Book (Jason Mott)

49. Two books set in twin cities, aka “sister cities” (1): The Paris Hours (Alex George): Paris

50. Two books set in twin cities, aka “sister cities” (2): Before the Coffee Gets Cold (Toshikazu Kawaguchi): Tokyo