Challenges 2018

The Goodreads Reading Challenge

The Goal: Read 100 books.
Reached: Not yet.
93/100

Done:
The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertelli
City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
Origin by Dan Brown
Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu
Saga Vol. 8 by Brian K. Vaughan
Our Dark Duet by V.E. Schwab
Runaways Deluxe Vol. 2 by Brian K. Vaughan
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare
Zenith by Sasha Alsberg & Lindsay Cummings
Everless by Sara Holland
Iron Gold by Pierce Brown
Lyra’s Oxford by Philip Pullman
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
The Wicked + The Divine Vol. 6: Imperial Phase Part 2 by Kieron Gillen
A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin
Reign the Earth by A.C. Gaughan
Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson
Far From the Tree by Robin Benway
Brave by Rose McGowan
This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada
Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
A Spoonful of Murder by Robin Stevens
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater
Blue Lilly, Lilly Blue by Maggie Stiefvater
The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater
City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
The White Rose by Amy Ewing
The Return of the Kings by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Princess Saves Herself in this One by Amanda Lovelace
Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
Girl Online by Zoe Sugg
Girl Online: On Tour by Zoe Sugg
Girl Online: Going Solo by Zoe Sugg
Honor Among Thieves by Ann Aguirre & Rachel Caine
Changeling by Cate Tiernan
A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin
Little Leaders by Vashti Harrison
The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
The Exact Opposite of Okay by Laura Steven
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
Geekerella by Ashley Poston
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
The Call by Peadar Ó Guilín
Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth
Kat and Meg Conquer the World by Anna Priemaza
The Invasion by Peadar Ó Guilín
Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel
Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel
Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Obsidio by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
Time Bomb by Joelle Charbonneau
Restore Me by Tahereh Mafi
The Final Six by Alexandra Monir
Unmasked: A Memoir by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard
Artemis Fowl and the Arctic Incident by Eoin Colfer
The Oracle Year by Charles Soule
Son of the Dawn by Cassandra Clare & Sarah Rees Brennan
Artemis Fowl and the Eternity Code by Eoin Colfer
The Glass Spare by Lauren DeStefano
Inkmistress by Audrey Coulthurst
The Witch Doesn’t Burn in this One by Amanda Lovelace
All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater
The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross
Strife by Cate Tiernan
An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson
The Elizas by Sara Shepard
Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Legend of the Wandering King by Laura Gallego García
Stack the Cats by Susie Ghahremani
The Adventures of Lola and the Ocean Monster by Jade Harley
The Witch’s Kiss by Elizabeth & Katharine Corr
Ink by Alice Broadway
The Witch’s Tears by Elizabeth & Katharine Corr
W.I.T.C.H.: Keeping Hope by Kate Egan
W.I.T.C.H.: The Other Truth by Alice Alfonsi

The A-Z Challenge

The Goal: Read a book for every letter in the alphabet.
Reached: Not yet.

Done:
All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater
Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu
City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater
Everless by Sara Holland
A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
Iron Gold by Pierce Brown
J???
Kat & Meg Conquer the World by Anna Priemaza
Lyra’s Oxford by Philip Pullman
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
Origin by Dan Brown
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross
Runaways Deluxe Vol. 2 by Brian K. Vaughan
Saga Vol. 8 by Brian K. Vaughan
Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson
The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertelli
V???
The Wicked + The Divine Vol. 6: Imperial Phase Part 2 by Kieron Gillen
X???
Y???
Zenith by Sasha Alsberg & Lindsay Cummings

The 2018 Pop-Sugar Reading Challenge

The Goal: Read a book for every single prompt on the list below.

Reached: Not yet.

Around the Year in 52 Books

The Goal: Read a book for every single prompt of the list below.
Reached: Not yet.
42/52

**Done:*
A book with a warm atmosphere (centered on family, friendship, love or summer)
The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertelli
A book by an author with the same first and last initials
City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
A book with a plot centered around a secret (forbidden love, spies, secret societies, etc)
Origin by Dan Brown
A book with a form of punctuation in the title
Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu
A book published in 2018
Saga Vol. 8 by Brian K. Vaughan
A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list
City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare
A gothic novel
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
An author’s debut book (their first book to be published)
Everless by Sara Holland
A book with a location in the title
Lyra’s Oxford by Philip Pullman
A short book
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald
A book with a map
A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin
A book featuring a murder
Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson
4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth (in title, cover, content, setting, author…)
Far From the Tree by Robin Benway
A narrative nonfiction
Brave by Rose McGowan
A book with a “Clue” weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench)
Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
A book about surviving a hardship (war, famine, major disasters, serious illness, etc)
This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada
A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth)
A Spoonful of Murder by Robin Stevens
A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater
A book from Amazon’s 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime list (link)
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings #3) by J.R.R. Tolkien
A book about or inspired by real events
The Princess Saves Herself in this One by Amanda Lovelace
An “own voices” book
Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst
A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
A book you have high expectations or hope for
The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
A book written in first person perspective
Girl Online by Zoe Sugg
A book set in a country you’d like to visit but have never been to
Girl Online: Going Solo by Zoe Sugg
A book published in the last 3 years (2016, 2017, 2018) by an author you haven’t read before
Honor Among Thieves by Ann Aguirre & Rachel Caine
A book that intimidates/scares you
A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin
A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own
Little Women by Vashti Harrison
A book with a title that is a whole sentence
The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
An award-winning short story or short story collection
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
A book you expect to make you laugh
Geekerella by Ashley Poston
A science book or a science fiction book
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire 
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
A book set in Africa or South America
Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender
A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn’t win but was polarizing or a close-call (link)
A game changer (a book that had an effect on society, people, a book genre, etc)
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
A book with an antagonist/villain point of view
Time Bomb by Joelle Charbonneau
A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater
A book with an unique format/writing structure
The Witch Doesn’t Burn in this One by Amanda Lovelace
A ghost story
The Elizas by Sara Shepard
A book originally written in a language other than English
The Legend of the Wandering King by Laura Gallego García
A book that takes place on, in, or underwater
The Adventures of Lola and the Ocean Monster by Jade Harley

To Do:
4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water
A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood, etc)
A literary fiction
A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author (books & authors)
A medical or legal thriller
A book with a text only cover
An alternate history book
A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word “born” in the same year as you (link)
A Women’s Prize for Fiction winner or nominee (link 1, link 2)
A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists (link)