Challenges 2019

2019 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

Popsugar is a lifestyle magazine and their reading challenge has been around since 2015. On their website they list 40 book promps and additional 10 prompts for fast finishers.
Here they are:

progress:    5.11.2019   31 / 40    and    5 / 10

A book becoming a movie in 2019: A.J. Finn - The Woman in the Window
A book that makes you nostalgic: Enid Blyton - Fünf Freunde auf großer Fahrt
A book written by a musician (fiction or nonfiction): Christiane F. - Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo
A book you think should be turned into a movie: Annette Hess - Deutsches Haus
A book with at least one million ratings on Goodreads: A. Niffenegger - Die Frau des Zeitreisenden
A book with a plant in the title or on the cover: Aude le Corff - Bäume reisen nachts
A reread of a favourite book: Michael Ende - Momo
A book about a hobby: Lucinda Riley - Das Orchideenhaus
A book you meant to read in 2018: Ian McEwan - Abbitte
A book with POP, SUGAR, or CHALLENGE in the title: Ingeborg Schober - Pop-Tragödien
A book with an item of clothing or accessory on the cover: Naomi Wood - Als Heminway mich liebte
A book inspired by myth/legend/folklore: Rick Riordan - Diebe im Olymp
A book published posthumously: Kent Haruf - Unsere Seelen bei Nacht
A book you see someone reading on TV or in a movie
A retelling of a classic: Marissa Meyer - Wie Monde so silbern
A book with a question in the title
A book set on college or university campus: John Williams - Stoner
A book about someone with a superpower: Terry Pratchett - Ruhig Blut
A book told from multiple POVs: T.C. Boyle - Die Terranauten
A book set in space: Arthur Clarke - 2001 - Odyssee im Weltraum
A book by two female authors: Mary Ann Shaffer/Annie Barrows - Deine Juliet
A book with SALTY, SWEET, BITTER, or SPICY in the title: von Linden - Mein süßes Leben ohne Zucker
A book set in Scandinavia: Arnaldur Indridason - Schattenwege
A book that takes place in a single day: Patrick Süskind - Die Taube
A debut novel: Gail Honeyman - Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
A book that's published in 2019: Simon Beckett - Die ewigen Toten
A book featuring an extinct or imaginary creature: Terry Pratchett - Der fünfte Elefant
A book recommended by a celebrity you admire: Rupi Kaur - Milk and Honey
A book with LOVE in the title: Daniela Krien - Die Liebe im Ernstfall
A book featuring an amateur detective: Alan Bradley - Halunken, Tod und Teufel
A book about a family: Nancy Mitford - Englische Liebschaften
A book author from Asia, Africa, or South America: Isabel Allende - Amandas Suche
A book with a zodiac sign or astrology term in title: Cotterill - Dr. Siri u. der explodierende Drache
A book that includes a wedding: Elena Ferrante - Meine geniale Freundin
A book by an author whose first and last names start with the same letter: Daniel Dafoe - Robinson Crusoe
A ghost story: Toni Morrison - Menschenkind
A book with a two-word title: Tatiana de Rosnay - Sarahs Schlüssel
A novel based on a true story: Betty Mahmoody - Nicht ohne meine Tochter
A book revolving around a puzzle or game: Ernest Cline - Ready Player One
Your favorite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading challenge (2018: The next book in a series you started): Michael Robotham - Der Schlafmacher

A "cli-fi" (climate fiction) book: Karen Thompson Walker - Ein Jahr voller Wunder
A "choose-your-own-adventure" book
An "own voices" book
Read a book during the season it is set in: Cecelia Ahern - Zeit deines Lebens
A LitRPG book
A book with no chapters / unusual chapter headings / unconventionally numbered chapters: Matthew Quick - Die Sache mit dem Glück
Two books that share the same title: Günter Grass - Katz und Maus
Two books that share the same title: Simon Beckett - Katz und Maus
A book that has inspired a common phrase or idiom
A book set in an abbey, cloister, monastery, vicarage, or convent

Hello Sunshine

Although I'm not a fan of Reese Witherspoon she hosts a book club focusing on women. It's called Reese's Book Club x Hello Sunshine. She chooses a new book every month. I think it's an interesting choice of books and I'd like to read a few in 2019.
Here's the list so far: 

progress:    04.01.2019   2 / 18

Sandie Jones - The Other Woman
Brené Brown - Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone
Gail Honeyman - Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Kate Quinn - The Alice Network
Ruth Ware - The Lying Game
Celeste Ng - Little Fires Everywhere (Kleine Feuer überall)
Alice Hoffman - The Rules of Magic
Ann Patchett - This is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Liv Constantine - The Last Mrs. Parrish (Dein Leben gegen meins)
Jill Santopolo - The Light We Lost
Balli Kaur Jaswal - Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows
Heather Harpham - Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After
Curtis Sittenfeld - You Think It, I'll Say It
Catherine Steadman - Something in the Water
Chanel Cleeton - Next Year in Havana
Maria Hummel - Still Lives
Delia Owens - Where the Crawdads Sing
Laurie Frankel - This is How It Always Is
Josie Silver - One Day in December
Eve Rodsky - Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do
Lara Prescott - The Secrets We Kept
Sarah Haywood - The Cactus
Tembi Locke - From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home
Yangsze Choo - The Night Tiger
Taylor Jenkins Reid - Daisy Jones & The Six
Jasmine Guillory - The Proposal
Susan Orlean - The Library Book

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