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Popsugar Reading Challenge 2015 Round Up

So at the end of last year I discovered the Popsugar Reading Challenge and I thought it looked interesting because for someone who just reads YA I thought that it would be a good way to make my reading more diverse. I thought that I would talk about my progress, the ones in bold being the ones I have read and the ones in italics the ones that I need to read. Let's get started... 


1. A book with more than 500 pages: Demon Road by Derek Landy 
2. A classic romancePride & Prejudice by Jane Austen  
3. A book that became a movieNick and Norah's Infinite Playlist by David Levithan and Rachel Cohn 
4. A book published this yearAll The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven 
5. A book with a number in the title: Just One Day by Gayle Foreman 
6. A book written by someone under 30The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon  
7. A book with nonhuman charactersInfinite Sea by Rick Yancey 
8. A funny bookMe and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews
9. A book by a female authorCress by Marissa Meyer
10. A mystery or thriller: The Masked Truth by Kelley Armstrong 
11. A book with a one-word titleTalon by Julie Kagawa
12. A book of short storiesThe Beautiful Cassandra by Jane Austen 
13. A book set in a different countryI'll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson
14. A nonfiction bookAll I Know Now by Carrie Hope Fletcher
15. A popular author’s first book: Throne Of Glass by Sarah J. Maas 
16. A book from an author you love that you haven’t read yet: Bruiser by Neal Shusterman 
17. A book a friend recommended: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
18. A Pulitzer Prize-winning book: To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
19. A book based on a true story: One by Sarah Crossan 
20. A book at the bottom of your to-read listDownsiders by Neal Shusterman 
21. A book your mum loves: Any Sophie Kinsella 
22. A book that scares you: Say Her Name by James Dawson  
23. A book more than 100 years oldAlice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
24. A book based entirely on its cover: Black Heart by Holly Black 
25. A book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t: Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare 
26. A memoirA Work In Progress by Connor Franta
27. A book you can finish in a dayThe Death House by Sarah Pinborough 
28. A book with antonyms in the title: Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr
29. A book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visitWorld After by Susan Ee
30. A book that came out the year you were born: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling
31. A book with bad reviews: Take Back The Skies by Lucy Saxon
32. A trilogy: The Alex and Ada Trilogy by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn  
33. A book from your childhoodA Bear called Paddington by Micheal Bond
34. A book with a love triangleThe Potion Diaries by Amy Alward 
35. A book set in the future: Legend by Marie Lu  
36. A book set in high schoolCrave by Melissa Darnell
37. A book with a colour in the title: Supreme Blue Rose by Warren Ellis  
38. A book that made you cry: Extraordinary Means by Robyn Schneider 
39. A book with magic: The Secret Fire by C.J. Daugherty and Carina Rozenfield 
40. A graphic novelSaga Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples 
41. A book by an author you’ve never read beforeThe Set Up by Sophie McKenzie 
42. A book you own but have never readAm I Normal Yet? by Holly Bourne
43. A book that takes place in your hometownThe Manifesto On How To Be Interesting by Holly Bourne 
44. A book that was originally written in a different language: Maresi by Maria Turtschaninoff
45. A book set during ChristmasRebel Angels by Libba Bray
46. A book written by an author with your same initials: Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher 
47. A play: A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
48. A banned book: The Lord of The Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien 
49. A book based on or turned into a TV show: My Fat, Mad Teenage Diary by Rae Earl 
50. A book you started but never finished: Remix by Non Pratt  

Challenges completed: 41/50

Overall, I did really enjoy doing the Popsugar reading challenge, although it was a fault on my side that I did keep reading a lot of YA so I do not think my reading this year was quite diverse. That being said I would recommend in as the challenges were interesting and the challenge meant that I read Shakespeare and a lot more non-fiction and graphic novels which could only be a good thing. This is a book challenge that I also hope to continue next year. 


Have you taken part in the reading challenges this year? If so what are they? Leave them in the comments below. 

See you soon, 

Amy 
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