Friday, December 28, 2018

Finished: 2018 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 which I didn't try to finish and do not list here).
I finished late, meaning today, and here are the books I read:

A book made into a movie you've already seen: Louis Sachar - Löcher
True Crime: Douglas/Olshaker - Die Anatomie des Mörders
The next book in a series you started: Max Bentow - Das Hexenmädchen
A book involving a heist: Janet Evanovich - Mit High Heels und Handschellen 
Nordic noir: Jo Nesbo - Headhunter
A novel based on a real person: Jean-Christophe Rufin - Das rote Halsband
A book set in a country that fascinates you: Arnaldur Indridason - Tage der Schuld
A book with a time of day in the title: Agatha Christie - 16 Uhr 50 ab Paddington
A book about a villain or antihero: Michael Gerard Bauer - Nennt mich nicht Ismael
A book about death or grief: Jojo Moyes - Ein ganz neues Leben
A book with a female author who uses a male pseudonym: George Sand - Sie und Er
A book with an LGBTQ+ protagonist: Tove Jansson - Fair Play
A book that is also a stage play or musical: J.K. Rowling - Phantastische Tierwesen
A book by an author of a different ethnicity than you: Sherman Alexie - Tagebuch... 
A book about feminism: Julie Maroh - Blau ist eine warme Farbe
A book about mental health: Michael Robotham - Adrenalin
A book you borrowed or that was given to you as a gift: Tess Gerritsen - I Know a Secret
A book by two authors: Freda Wolff - Schwesterlein muss sterben
A book about or involving a sport: Frederik Backman - Britt.Marie war hier
A book by a local author: Mechtild Borrmann - Trümmerkind
A book with your favorite color in the title: Nicci French - Blauer Montag
A book with alliteration in the title: Francis Hodgson Burnett - Little Lord Fauntleroy
A book about time travel: Michael Crichton - Timeline
A book with a weather element in the title: Enid Blyton - Fünf Freunde im Nebel
A book set at sea: Sten Nadolny - Die Entdeckung der Langsamkeit
A book with an animal in the title: Camilla Läckberg - Die Schneelöwin
A book set on a different planet: Andy Weir - Der Marsianer
A book with song lyrics in the title: Angie Thomas - The Hate U Give
A book about or set on Halloween: Washington Irving - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
A book with character who are twins: Erin Morgenstern - Der Nachtzirkus
A book mentioned in another book: Sylvia Plath - Die Glasglocke
A book from a celebrity book club: Celeste Ng - Kleine Feuer überall
A childhood classic you've never read: E.B. White - Charlotte's Web
A book that's published in 2018: Jean-Luc Bannalec - Bretonische Geheimnisse
A past Goodreads Choice Awards winner: J.K. Rowling - Phantastische Tierwesen
A book set in the decade you were born: Arnaldur Indridason - Tage der Schuld
A book you meant to read in 2017 but didn't get to: John Green - Schlaft gut, ihr fiesen Gedanken
A book with an ugly cover: Simon Beckett - Totenfang
A book that involves a bookstore or library: Katarina Bivald - Ein Buchladen zum Verlieben
Your favorite prompt from the 2015, 2016, or 2017 POPSUGAR Reading Challenges - A book with a title that's a character's name (PRC 2017): Heinrich Böll - Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum

Looking forward to the 2019 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge... 

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