2020 Popsugar Reading Challenge

2020 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

Popsugar has 40 different prompts to read and an Advanced challenge with an extra 10 prompts. Of course I’m going for the whole enchilada! Click HERE if you’d like to check out all the prompts in a neat pdf file.

  • A book that’s published in 2020 ~ A Heart So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer
  • A book by a trans or nonbinary author ~ Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
  • A book with a great first line ~ The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White
  • A book about a book club ~ The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams
  • A book set in a city that has hosted the Olympics ~ A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • A bildungsroman ~ Pretty Reckless by L.J. Shen
  • The first book you touch on a shelf with your eyes closed ~ Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles
  • A book with an upside-down image on the cover ~ Winterwood by Shea Ernshaw
  • A book with a map ~ All the Stars and Teeth by Adalyn Grace
  • A book recommended by your favorite blog, vlog, podcast, or online book club ~ Addicted to You by Krista & Becca Ritchie
  • An anthology ~
  • A book that passes the Bechdel test ~ Little Bookshop of Murder by Maggie Blackburn
  • A book with the same title as a movie or TV show but is unrelated to it ~
  • A book by an author with flora or fauna in their name ~ The Air He Breathes by Brittainy C. Cherry
  • A book published the month of your birthday ~ Josh & Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren
  • A book about or by a woman in STEM ~ The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
  • A book that won an award in 2019 ~ An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  • A book on a subject you know nothing about ~
  • A book with only words on the cover, no images or graphics ~ Gus by Kim Holden
  • A book with a pun in the title ~
  • A book featuring one of the seven deadly sins ~ Pride by Ibi Zoboi
  • A book with a robot, cyborg, or AI character ~ Illuminae by Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman
  • A book with a bird on the cover ~
  • A fiction or nonfiction book about a world leader ~
  • A book with “gold,” “silver,” or “bronze” in the title ~ Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare
  • A book by a WOC ~ Grip by Kennedy Ryan 
  • A book with at least a four star rating on Goodreads ~ The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty
  • A book you meant to read in 2019 ~ The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  • A book about or involving social media ~ Tweet Cute by Emma Lord
  • A book that has a book on the cover ~ The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman
  • A medical thriller ~
  • A book with a made-up language ~ Obsidio by Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman
  • A book set in a country beginning with “C” ~
  • A book you picked because the title caught your attention ~ Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn
  • A book with a three-word title ~ The Watchmaker’s Daughter by C.J. Archer
  • A book with a pink cover ~ Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
  • A Western ~
  • A book by or about a journalist ~ The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory
  • Read a banned book during Banned Books Week (September 27 – October 3, 2020) ~
  • Your favorite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading Challenge (A book with at least one million ratings on Goodreads) ~ Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen


  • A book written by an author in their 20s ~ Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  • A book with “20” or “twenty” in the title ~
  • A book with a character with a vision impairment or enhancement ~ Storm and Fury by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  • A book set in Japan, host of the 2020 Olympics ~ Immortal Fire by Annette Marie
  • A book set in the 1920s ~ What the Wind Knows by Amy Harmon
  • A book by an author who has written more than 20 books ~ Blood Kiss by J.R. Ward
  • A book with more than 20 letters in its title ~ The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
  • A book published in the 20th century ~ Call of the Wild by Jack London
  • A book from a series with more than 20 books ~ The Beast by J.R. Ward
  • A book with a main character in their 20s ~ Cold-Hearted Rake by Lisa Kleypas

Just a few short of completion. Not bad for the year!

Happy Reading,