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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, 



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