Popsugar 2021

Here is my progress for the 2021 Popsugar Reading Challenge:


1 A book that’s published in 2021

—– A Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson

2 An Afrofuturist book

—– Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

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

—– Swordheart by T. Kingfisher

4 A book by an author who shares your zodiac sign

5 A dark academia book

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

—– The Stone Sky by N. K. Jemisin

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

8 A book that has won the Women’s Prize For Fiction

9 A book with a family tree

10 A bestseller from the 1990s

11 A book about forgetting

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

—– Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosh

13 A locked-room mystery

14 A book set in a restaurant

15 A book with a black-and-white cover

16 A book by an Indigenous author

17 A book that has the same title as a song

18 A book about a subject you are passionate about

19 A book that discusses body positivity

—– The Body is Not an Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor

20 A book found on a Black Lives Matter reading list

21 A genre hybrid

—– The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin

22 A book set mostly or entirely outdoors

23 A book with something broken on the cover

24 A book by a Muslim American author

—– Invisible Kingdom Vol.1 by G. Willow Wilson

25 A book that was published anonymously

26 A book with an oxymoron in the title

27 A book about do-overs or fresh starts

—– The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

28 A magical realism book

29 A book set in multiple countries

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

—– The Woman in Black by Susan Hill

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

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

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

34 A book about a social justice issue

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

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

—– Once You Go In by Carly Gelsinger

37 A book you think your best friend would like

—– Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert

38 A book about art or an artist

39 A book everyone seems to have read but you

40 Your favorite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading Challenge


1 The longest book (by pages) on your TBR list

2 The shortest book (by pages) on your TBR list

3 The book on your TBR list with the prettiest cover

4 The book on your TBR list with the ugliest cover

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

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

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

8 A book from your TBR list chosen at random

9 A DNF book from your TBR list

—– Rogue Protocol by Martha Wells

10 A free book from your TBR list (gifted, borrowed, library)

Total: 13/50

Standard: 12/40

Advance: 1/10

**Started December 16th, 2020 and ending December 15th, 2021**