PopSugar Reading Challenge: 2015 Reviewed

As many people are aware, PopSugar puts out a reading challenge for readers to complete. Overall, I feel like I read a lot of books I wouldn’t normally read without doing the challenge. I ended up finishing the challenge so here it is with my reads:

  • A book with more than 500 pages- American Gods by Neil Gaiman. 3/5 stars.
  • Classic romance- Emma by Jane Austen. 5/5 stars.
  • A book that became a movie- Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan. 3/5 stars.
  • A book published this year- All I Know Now by Carrie Hope Fletcher. 4/5 stars.
  • A book with a number in the title- 1984 by George Orwell. 4/5 stars.
  • A book written by someone under 30- Red Rising by Pierce Brown. 5/5 stars.
  • A book with nonhuman characters- Animal Farm by George Orwell. 5/5 stars.
  • A funny book- Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling. 4/5 stars.
  • A book by a female author- The Nightmare Dilemma by Mindee Arnett. 4/5 stars.
  • A mystery or thriller- Paper Valentine by Breanna Yovanoff. 2/5 stars.
  • A book with a one-word title- Matched by Ally Condie. 3/5 stars.
  • A book of short stories- Princesses Behaving Badly by Linda Rodriquez McRobbie. 3/5 stars.
  • A book set in a different country- The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. 5/5 stars.
  • A nonfiction book- Yes Please by Amy Poehler. 4/5 stars.
  • A popular author’s first book- Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn. 3/5 stars.
  • A book from an author you love that you haven’t read- Every You, Every Me by David Levithan. 3/5 stars.
  • A book a friend recommended- The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. 4/5 stars.
  • A Pultizer Prize-winning book- Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides. 4/5 stars.
  • A book based on a true story-We Should Hang Out Sometime by Josh Sundquist. 3/5 stars.
  • A book at the bottom of your to-read list- The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. 4/5 stars.
  • A book your mom loves- Matlida by Roald Dahl. 5/5 stars.
  • A book that scares you- Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black. 4/5 stars.
  • A book more than 100 years old- Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie. 4/5 stars.
  • A book based entirely on its cover- The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu. 4/5 stars.
  • A book you were supposed to read in school- Lord of the Flies by William Golding. 4/5 stars.
  • A memoir- Bossypants by Tina Fey. 4/5 stars.
  • A book you can finish in a day- I am Princess X by Cherie Priest. 4/5 stars.
  • A book with antonyms in the title- Seriously…I’m Kidding by Ellen DeGenres. 3/5 stars.
  • A book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visit- Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour. 5/5 stars.
  • A book that came out the year you were born- The Night of the Living Dummy #3 by RL Stine. 4/5 stars.
  • A book with bad reviews- Eyes on You by Kate White. 3/5 stars.
  • A trilogy- The Selection Trilogy by Kiera Cass. series average: 3.67/5 stars.
  • A book from your childhood- A Living Nightmare by Darren Shan. 4/5 stars.
  • A book with a love triangle- An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir. 4/5 stars.
  • A book set in the future- Ready Player One by Earnest Cline. 5/5 stars.
  • A book set in high school- Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell. 4/5 stars.
  • A book with a color in the title- Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard. 4/5 stars.
  • A book that made you cry- The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson. 5/5 stars.
  • A book with magic- The Stolen Throne by David Gaider. 4/5 stars.
  • A graphic novel- Grimms Fairy Tales Vol 6. 4/5 stars.
  • A book by an author you’ve never read- These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner. 4/5 stars.
  • A book you own and have never read-The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova. 2/5 stars
  • A book that takes place in your hometown- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skoot. 3/5 stars.
  • A book originally written in a different language- Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. 4/5 stars.
  • A book set during Christmas- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by JK Rowling. 5/5 stars.
  • A book written by an author with your same initials- Endurance by Alfred Langsing. 2/5 stars.
  • A play-Hold Me Closer by David Levithan. 3/5 stars.
  • A banned book- Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. 4/5 stars.
  • A book based on/turned into a TV show- Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay. 3/5 stars.
  •  A book you started and never finished- The Princesses Diaries by Meg Cabot. 4/5 stars.

Average for all Books Read for the PopSugar Challenge- 3.74/5 stars

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