Popsugar Reading Challenge 2023

Another year, another challenge!!!

Last year, I finished the Popsugar Reading Challenge, but sadly, just reviewed a few books 😦

Can I go back to review more books this year? I hope so.

Here is my list of books to read for the challenge, wish me luck!!

  1. A book you meant to read in 2022: Trust (Hernan Diaz)
  2. A book you bought from an independent bookstore:
  3. A book about a vacation: Girls’ Night Out (Liz Fenton)
  4. A book about a first-time author: Nightcrawling (Leila Mottley)
  5. A book with mythical creatures: The Daughter of Doctor Moreau (Silvia Moreno-Garcia)
  6. A book about a forbidden romance: My Policeman (Bethan Roberts)
  7. A book with “Girl” in the title: It Girl (Ruth Ware)
  8. A celebrity memoir: The Meaning of Mariah Carey (Mariah Carey)
  9. A book with a color in the title: Black Cake (Charmaine Wilkerson)
  10. A romance with a fat lead: Puddin (Julie Murphy)
  11. Abook about or set in Hollywood: Anon.Pls (deuxmoi)
  12. A book published in spring 2023: Death of a Book Seller (Alice Slater)
  13. A book published the year you were born: A Confiderency of Dunces (John Kennedy Toole)
  14. A modern retelling of a classic: A Study in Charlotte (Brittany Cavallaro)
  15. A book with a song lyric as its title: Betty (Tiffany McDaniel)
  16. A book where the main character’s name is in the title: Hamnet (Maggie O’Farrell)
  17. A book with a love triangle: One True Loves (Taylor Jenkins Reid)
  18. A book that’s been banned or challenged in any state in 2022: In the Dream House (Carmen Maria Machado)
  19. A book that fulfills your favorite prompt from a past challenge: Madly, Deeply (Alan Rickman) – Given as a gift (2018)
  20. A book becoming a TV series or movie in 2023: Killers of the Flower Moon (David Grann)
  21. A book set in the decade you were born: Black Swan Greene (David Mitchell)
  22. A book with a queer lead: The Guncle (Steven Rowley)
  23. A book with a map: Salt to the Sea (Ruta Sepetys)
  24. A book with a rabbit on the cover: The Confession (Jessie Burton)
  25. A book with just text on the cover: Swing Time (Zadie Smith)
  26. The shortest book (by pages) on your TBR list: Sengkarut (
  27. A #BookTok recommendation: The Paris Apartment (Lucy Foley)
  28. A book you bought secondhand:
  29. A book your friend recommended:
  30. A book that’s on a celebrity book-club list: The Christie Affair (Nina de Gramont) – Reese’s Book Club
  31. A book about a family: Remarkably Bright Creatures (Shelby Van Pelt)
  32. A book that comes out in the second half of 2023:
  33. A book about an athlete/sport: Carrie Soto is Back (Taylor Jenkins Reid)
  34. A historical-fiction book: The Lincoln Highway (Amor Towles)
  35. A book about divorce: Sorrow and Bliss (Meg Mason)
  36. A book you think your best friend would like: The Invited (Jennifer McMahon)
  37. A book you should have read in high school: The ISland of Dr. Moreau (HG Wells)
  38. A book you read more than 10 years ago: The Kite Runners (Khaled Hosseini)
  39. A book you wish you could read for the first time again:
  40. A book by an author with the same initials as you: Mio, My Son (Astrid Lindgren)


  1. A book written during NaNoWriMo: Modern Girls (Jennifer S. Brown)
  2. A book based on a popular movie: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino)
  3. A book that takes place entirely in one day: The Paris Hours (Alex George)
  4. A book that was self-published: To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf)
  5. A book that started out as fan fiction: Hope Never Dies (Obama Biden Mysteries #1) (Andrew Shaffer)
  6. A book with a pet character: Arsenic & Adobo (Mia Manansala)
  7. A book about a holiday that’s not Christmas: The Night Shift (Alex Finlay)
  8. A book that features two languages: Project Hail Mary (Andy Weir)
  9. The longest book (by pages) on your TBR list: The Stand (Stephen King)
  10. A book with alliteration in the title: Daisy Darker (Alice Feeney)