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I finished the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge (2015)!

Hi guys,

at the beginning of this year Popsugar released a reading challenge list in which the goal was to fullfill every task. So see what I’m talking about, here is the list I printed out and finished recently this November.

To finish it, I combined tasks with books because to be honest, reading one book per task is nearly impossible (from my perspective). This post is basically going to be a list of books, in which I’m listing which task I combined with which book. The goal of this is to get new books discovered, inspirations,…whatever. You will see soon that I combined a lot. Here you go!

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You know you love me – Gossip Girl #2 by Cecily von Ziegesar:

  • A book by a female author
  • A book set in a different country (New York City, USA)
  • A book set in high school
  • A book based on or turned into a TV show (Gossip Girl aka my obsession)

Yes Please by Amy Poehler:

  • A funny book
  • A nonfiction book
  • A book by an author you’ve never read before
  • A memoir

All I want is everything – Gossip Girl #3 by Cecily von Ziegesar:

  • A book you can finish in a day (and I did)

A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin:

  • A book with more than 500 pages (duh)
  • A book that was originally written in a different language (I’ve read A Clash of Kings in German, so it counts)

Horns by Joe Hill:

  • A book that became a movie (with Daniel Radcliffe. It’s a really good one.)
  • A book with a one-word title

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard:

  • A book published this year (2015)
  • A book written by someone under 30
  • A book set in the future
  • A book with color in the title

The Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead:

  • A book with magic

Faust Part 1 by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

  • A book you were supposed to read in school but never did (for my defense that was the time period I did my high school semester in the USA. I was supposed to read it there but duh.)
  • A play
  • A book you own but never have read
  • A book more than 100 years old

Dream Story by Arthur Schnitzler:

  • A book you own but never read (we were supposed to read it in school (my last year) as well but somehow I never did. What a glorious school year that was. Eh.)
  • A book that takes place in your hometown (Vienna)
  • A book you started but never finished (okay I’ve read like a page before but that doesn’t count as either read or not read)

The Wicked + The Divine by Kieron Gillen:

  • A Graphic Novel

Outstanding Short Stories by G.C. Thornley (Publisher):

  • A book of short stories

Unwind by Neal Shusterman:

  • A book based entirely on its cover
  • A book a friend recommended (hello @ Denise)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling:

  • A book from your childhood

Of Poseidon by Anna Banks:

  • A book written by an author with your same initials (AB)
  • A book with nonhuman characters

It by Stephen King:

  • A book that scares you (it did and it was disgusting as well, thank you Stephen).
  • A book from an author you love that you haven’t read yet

Die Ordensburg by Bernhard Hennen:

  • A book at the bottom of your to-read list (apparently it was down there for a reason).

City of the Beasts by Isabel Allende:

  • A book your mom loves
  • A trilogy (along with Kingdom of the Golden Dragon and Forest of the Pygmies)

MondSilberLicht by Marah Woolf:

  • A book with bad reviews

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent:

  • A book based on a true story

All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr:

  • A Pulitzer Prize-winning book (buddy read it with @ Miss Getaway)

The Giver by Lois Lowry:

  • A book that came out the year you were born (1993)
  • A banned book

1984 by George Orwell:

  • A book with a number in the title

Girl Online by Zoe Sugg:

  • A book set during Christmas

Love Letters To The Dead by Ava Dellaira:

  • A book with antonyms in the title

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks:

  • A classic romance
  • A book that made you cry (I’d use the word sad because I haven’t read one single book in my lifetime that makes me cry simply because I don’t cry over sad stories)

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins:

  • A mystery or a thriller

The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides:

  • A popular author’s first book

Just This Once by Rosalind James:

  • A book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visit (New Zealand)

Greed by Fisher Amelie:

  • A book with a love triangle

Reading Challenge finished

So this has been the Popsugar Reading Challenge for me. At the end of this year there will be a total list of books I have read since I haven’t just read these books. Maybe you’ve found some inspirations on what to read next. 🙂

Have a nice day!

xo blattzirkus

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I linked all the books to goodreads, in case you have an account and/or want to check the book out 🙂

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2 thoughts on “I finished the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge (2015)!

    1. I guess it’s a thing between me and to-do lists, which the reading challenge kinda is. I’m the same with Book-Tube-A-Thon, it’s really insane. So it’s okay to not manage everything, it’s not a competition.

      xo Annina

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