Challenges 2018

The Goodreads Reading Challenge

The Goal: Read 100 books.
Reached: Not yet.
5/100

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

The A-Z Challenge

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

Done:
Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu
City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
Origin by Dan Brown
Saga Vol. 8 by Brian K. Vaughan
The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertelli

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.
5/52

**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

To Do:
A book with the letters A, T & Y in the title
A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list
A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards
4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth (in title, cover, content, setting, author…)
A book about or inspired by real events
A book originally written in a language other than English
A gothic novel
An “own voices” book*
A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood, etc)
An author’s debut book (their first book to be published)
A literary fiction
A book set in Africa or South America
4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire 
A book with an unique format/writing structure
A narrative nonfiction
A book you expect to make you laugh
A book with a location in the title
A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author (books & authors)
A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends
A book written in first person perspective
A book you have high expectations or hope for
A medical or legal thriller
A book with a map
A book with an antagonist/villain point of view
A book with a text only cover
A book about surviving a hardship (war, famine, major disasters, serious illness, etc)
4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water
A book with a “Clue” weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench)
A short book
A book set in a country you’d like to visit but have never been to
An alternate history book
A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word “born” in the same year as you (link)
A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn’t win but was polarizing or a close-call (link)
A book featuring a murder
A book published in the last 3 years (2016, 2017, 2018) by an author you haven’t read before
A Women’s Prize for Fiction winner or nominee (link 1, link 2)
A science book or a science fiction book
A book from Amazon’s 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime list (link)
A book that takes place on, in, or underwater
A book with a title that is a whole sentence
A ghost story
A book that intimidates/scares you
4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air
A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own
A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth)
A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists (link)
An award-winning short story or short story collection