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Popsugar Reading Challenge 2017

So for the last two years, I have completed the Popsugar Reading Challenge to diversify my reading, too often push me out of my comfort zone. Although this works to some extent, I like the challenges and thought that it would be quite fun so let's get started... 

A book recommended by a librarian:
A book that has been on your TBR list for way too long: 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher
A book of letters:
An audiobook: Aristotle and Dante Discover The Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz 
A book by a person of colour: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
A book with one of the four seasons in the title: Summer Days and Summer Nights edited by Stephanie Perkins
A book that is a story within a story: All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill 
A book with multiple authors: We Come Apart by Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan  
An espionage thriller:
A book with a cat on the cover: Panther by David Owen 
A book by an author who uses a pseudonym: The Potion Diaries by Amy Alward
A bestseller from a genre you don’t normally read: The Princess Saves Herself in This One by Amanda Lovelace 
A book by or about a person who has a disability: A Quiet Kind of Thunder by Sara Barnard
A book involving travel: Street Song by Sheena Wilkinson 
A book with a subtitle: Doing It: Let's Talk About Sex by Hannah Witton
A book that’s published in 2017: Roseblood by A.G. Howard
A book involving a mythical creature: The Tales of Beedle The Bard by J.K. Rowling
A book you’ve read before that never fails to make you smile: Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison 
A book about food:
A book with career advice: How to Success! by Corinne Caputo
A book from a nonhuman perspective:
A steampunk novel:
A book with a red spine: Nemesis by Brendan Reichs
A book set in the wilderness: No Mercy by Various Authors 
A book you loved as a child:
A book by an author from a country you’ve never visited: We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 
A book with a title that’s a character’s name: Harry Potter and Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling 
A novel set during wartime: Silver Stars by Michael Grant
A book with an unreliable narrator: Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart
A book with pictures: Note To Self by Connor Franta 
A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you: The Jungle by Pooja Puri 
A book about an interesting woman: Quite Contrary by Mary Whitehouse  
A book set in two different time periods: The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James
A book with a month or day of the week in the title:
A book set in a hotel:
A book written by someone you admire: Harry Potter and the Prison of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
A book that’s becoming a movie in 2017: Wonder by R.J. Palacio 
A book set around a holiday other than Christmas
The first book in a series you haven’t read before: Strange The Dreamer by Laini Taylor
A book you bought on a trip: America #1 by Various


Bonus:


A book recommended by an author you love: Forever by Judy Blume
A bestseller in 2016: The Museum of Heartbreak by Meg Leder
A book with a family-member term in the title
A book that takes place over a character's life span 
A book about an immigrant or a refugee: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
A book about a genre/subgenre that you've never heard of 
A book with an eccentric character: A Semi-Definitive List of Nightmares by Krystal Sutherland 
A book that's more than 800 pages: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin 
A book you've got from a used book sale: The New Ghost by Robert Hunter
A book that's been mentioned in another book: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
A book about a difficult topic: Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody 
A book based on mythology: Monstress by Various Authors

39/52 completed (updated 17/09/2017)

Are you taking part in any reading challenges? If so what are they?

See you soon, 

Amy
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