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Challenge: Popsugar Reading Challenge

✔ 1. A book that published in 2021

Hummingbird Salamander by Jeff VanderMeer ⭐⭐⭐

✔ 2. An Afrofuturist book

Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 3. A book that has a heart, diamond, club, or spade on the cover

Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 4. A book by an author who shares your zodiac sign

How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories by Holly Black ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 5. A dark academia book

The Last Graduate by Naomi Novik ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 6. A book with a gem, mineral, or rock in the title

Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 7. A book where the main character works at your current or dream job

The Last Library by Freya Sampson ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 8. A book that has won the Women’s Prize for Fiction

Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 9. A book with a family tree

The Cousins by Karen M. McManus ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 10. A bestseller from the 1990s

Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett (re-read) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 11. A book about forgetting

The Edge by James Smythe ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 12. A book you have seen on someone’s bookshelf (in real life, on a Zoom call, in a TV show, etc.)

Fireheart Tiger by Aliette de Bodard ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 13. A locked-room mystery

Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder by T.A. Willberg ⭐⭐⭐

✔ 14. A book set in a restaurant

Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 15. A book with a black-and-white cover

Lanny by Max Porter ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 16. A book by an indigenous author

Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 17. A book that has the same title as a song

You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 18. A book about a subject you are passionate about

The Circling Sky by Neil Ansell ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 19. A book that discusses body positivity

Pumpkin by Julie Murphy ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 20. A book on a Black Lives Matter reading list

Don’t Touch My Hair by Emma Dabiri ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 21. A genre hybrid

Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Sutanto ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 22. A book set mostly or entirely outdoors

The Wolf and the Woodsman by Ava Reid ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 23. A book with something broken on the cover

The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 24. A book by an American or British Muslim author

A Sky Beyond the Storm by Sabaa Tahir ⭐⭐⭐

✔ 25. A book that was published anonymously

Fake Law by The Secret Barrister ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 26. A book with an oxymoron in the title

A History of What Comes Next by Sylvain Neuvel ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 27. A book about do-overs or fresh starts

The Road Trip by Beth O’Leary ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 28. A magical realism book

The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey ⭐⭐⭐

✔ 29. A book set in multiple countries

Green Rising by Lauren James ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 30. A book set somewhere you’d like to visit in 2021

Love is for Losers by Wibke Brueggemann ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 31. A book by a blogger, vlogger, YouTube video creator, or other online personality

Bookishly Ever After by Lucy Powrie ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 32. A book whose title starts with “Q,” “X,” or “Z”

Q by Christina Dalcher ⭐⭐⭐

✔ 33. A book featuring three generations (grandparent, parent, child)

Brown Baby by Nikesh Shukla ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 34. A book about a social justice issue

Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 35. A book in a different format than what you normally read 

Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo ⭐⭐⭐

✔ 36. A book that has fewer than 1,000 reviews on Amazon or Goodreads

Winter’s Orbit by Everina Maxwell ⭐⭐⭐

✔ 37. A book you think your best friend would like

The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 38. A book about art or an artist

The Lady from the Black Lagoon by Mallory O’Meara ⭐⭐⭐

✔ 39. A book everyone seems to have read but you

The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune ⭐⭐⭐

✔ 40. Your favorite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading Challenge:

The next book in a series you started (2018)

The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 41. The longest book (by pages) on your TBR list

House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. Maas ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 42. The shortest book (by pages) on your TBR list

In Sea-Salt Tears by Seanan McGuire ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 43. The book on your TBR list with the prettiest cover

The Forevers by Chris Whitaker ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 44. The book on your TBR list with the ugliest cover

Lock Every Door by Riley Sager ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 45. The book that’s been on your TBR list for the longest amount of time

I’m Not Scared by Niccolò Ammaniti ⭐⭐

✔ 46. A book from your TBR list you meant to read last year but didn’t

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton ⭐⭐⭐

✔ 47. A book from your TBR list you associate with a favorite person, place, or thing

Labrador: The Story of the World’s Favourite Dog by Ben Fogle ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 48. A book from your TBR list chosen at random

The Rules by Tracy Darnton ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 49. A DNF book from your TBR list

The Black God’s Drums by P. Djeli Clark ⭐⭐⭐

✔ 50. A free book from your TBR list (gifted, borrowed, library)

The Rookery by Deborah Hewitt ⭐⭐⭐⭐