Challenges 2018

The Goodreads Reading Challenge

The Goal: Read 100 books.
Reached: May 3 2018
177/100

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 Witch’s Blood by Elizabeth & Katharine Corr
Nevernight by Jay Kristoff
Half Bad by Sally Green
Half Wild by Sally Green
Half Lost by Sally Green
The Serpent’s Secret by Sayantani DasGupta
Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel
A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J. Maas
Perfume by Patrick Süskind
The Smoke Thieves by Sally Green
Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertelli
The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
The No-Cry Nap Solution by Elizabeth Pantley
Sweeney Todd and the String of Pearls by Yuri Rasovsky
Mother of Shadow by Meg Anne
The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns by Elizabeth Pantley
Speak No Evil by Uzodinma Iweala
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
On Writing by Stephen King
Furyborn by Claire Legrand
Dragonfly in the Amber by Diana Gabeldon
The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen
The Brightsiders by Jen Wilde
Writer to Writer by Gail Carson Levine
Mythos by Stephen Fry
The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants by Ann Brashares
Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver
The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
Writing Magic by Gail Carson Levine
Requiem by Lauren Oliver
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Save the Cat by Blake Snyder
The Curious Incident of the dog at Night-Time by Mark Haddon
World Without End by Ken Follett
The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty
Wizards and Robots by Will.I.Am & David Johnson
You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day
The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
Here We Are Now by Jasmine Warga
A Column of Fire by Ken Follett
12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson
Summer Days and Summer Nights edited by Stephanie Perkins
Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts
City of Bastards by Andrew Shvarts
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Francesca Cavallo & Elena Faville
The Heart Forger by Rin Chupeco
Reign of Ash by Meg Anne
Halfway Dead by Terry Maggert
My Lady Jane by Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand & Jodi Meadows
One of Us is Lying by Karen M. Manus
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
My Plain Jane by Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand & Jodi Meadows
A Thousand Beginnings and Endings edited by Elsie Chapman & Ellen Oh
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck by Mark Manson
This is Your Brain on Anxiety by Faith G. Harper
Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens
Unfuck Your Brain by Faith G. Harper
The Anxiety Cure by Klaus Bernhardt
Things Bright and Beautiful by Anbara Salam
The Young Elites by Marie Lu
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
The Rose Society by Marie Lu
Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch
Ice Like Fire by Sara Raasch
Frost Like Night by Sara Raasch
Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody
Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston
Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers by Robert M. Sapolsky
Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella
Pretties by Scott Westerfeld
The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
Borne by Jeff VanderMeer
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian
All These Beautiful Strangers by Elizabeth Klehfoth
Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by jonathan Safran Foer
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
By Your Side by Kasie West
The Accident Season by Moïra Fowley-Doyle
Everless by Sara Holland
Without Saying a Word by Kasie & Patryk Wezowski
Retrain Your Brain by Seth J. Gillihan
Specials by Scott Westerfeld
The Dazzling Heights by Katharine McGee
The Midnight Star by Marie Lu
A Million Miles Away by Lara Avery
Armada by Ernest Cline
Eve of Man by Giovanna & Tom Fletcher

The A-Z Challenge

The Goal: Read a book for every letter of 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
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
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
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day
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.
49/52

**Done:*
A book with a warm atmosphere (centered on family, friendship, love or summer)
The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
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 nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author (books & authors)
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
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
4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water
The Witch’s Tears by Elizabeth & Katharine Corr
A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood, etc)
The Witch’s Blood by Elizabeth & Katharine Corr
An alternate history book
Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel
A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word “born” in the same year as you (link)
The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists (link)
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
A literary fiction
The Curious Case of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
A book with a text only cover
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Francesca Cavallo & Elena Faville

To Do:
A medical or legal thriller
A Women’s Prize for Fiction winner or nominee (link 1, link 2)