PopSugar’s Reading Challenge 2016

2016′s Ultimate Reading Challenge!

PopSugar’s challenge says; “If you’re truly book obsessed, this ultimate reading challenge will be right up your alley. Looking to broaden the scope of your reading in 2016? We will help you read a variety of books this year. Whether you want to transport yourself to a distant country or learn something new about a time period, this challenge will make you grow both as a reader and as a person. This challenge is particularly great because we aren’t providing you with specific books, just different kinds of books you can try to read.” which is just clever. What do you think? Will you be joining us?

Titles link to our Reviews
Pictures link to each books Goodreads page

Paein:  19/40                                                                 Ms4Tune:  26/40

1. A book based on a fairy tale

Paein: The Beauty’s Beast by ED Walker 4 voodoos 8th January
Ms4Tune: A Stolen Kiss by Kelsey Keating 3 Voodoos Read: 10th January (based on The Swan Princess)

2. A National Book Award winner

Ms4Tune: Goblin Secrets by William Alexander 2 Voodoos Read:  25th May (Winner of 2012)

3. A YA bestseller

Paein: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead 4 Voodoos 2nd January
Ms4Tune: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 2.5 Voodoos Read: 24th February

4. A book you haven’t read since school

Paein: Secret Identity by Jahnna N. Malcolm 3.5 Voodoos Read 30th July
Ms4Tune: Teacher’s Pet by Richie Tankersley Cusick 2 Voodoos Read: 27th February

5. A book set in you home Country

Paein: Gambit by C.L. Denault 2 Voodoos 16th Jan
Ms4Tune: Into the Dim by Janet B Taylor 3 Voodoos Read: 8th March (Set in Scotland and London)

6. A book translated to English


7. A romance set in the future

Paein: Night Drake by Lara Adrian 2.5 Voodoos. Read: 25th June (post apocalyptic)
Ms4Tune: The Next Together by Lauren James 3.5 Voodoos Read: 23rd May (Nottingham 2039)

8. A book set in Europe

Paein: VA 4 Blood Promise by Richelle Mead 4 Voodoos 20th Jan
Ms4Tune: And I Darken by Kiersten White 5 Voodoos Read: 8th July

9. A book that’s under 150 pages

Paein: Same Time Next Year by Jenna Bennett 3 Voodoos, 14th February 15 pages
Ms4Tune: The Testament of Mary by Colm Tolbien 3 Voodoos Read: 20th May (104 pages)

10. A New York Times bestseller


11. A book that’s becoming a movie this year

Ms4Tune Nerve by Jeanne Ryan 1 Voodoos, Read 1st March IMDB LINK

12. A book recommended by someone you just met


13. A self-improvement book


14. A book you can finish in a day

Paein: Dangerous Voices by Rae Carson 3.5 Voodoos. Read: 27th March (Goodreads says 27th-28th because I like books to sit in the right order and for some reason 27th-27th would go BEFORE 26th-27th. Crazy huh?)
Ms4Tune: Rock You by Candy J Starr 2 Voodoos Read: 22nd January (Read between 9pm 21st and 9pm 22nd)

15. A book written by a celebrity


16. A political memoir


17. A book at least 100 years older than you

Ms4Tune The Canteville Ghost by Oscar Wilde 4 Voodoos Read 28th February (published 1887 exactly 100 years)

18. A book that’s more than 600 pages


19. A book from Oprah’s Book Club (Full List HERE)

Ms4Tune: Wild by Cheryl Strayed 4 Voodoos Read: 10th July

20. A science-fiction novel

Paein: The Charmer by Autumn Dawn 4 Voodoos Read: 10th July (Lazer swords!)
Ms4Tune: Frozen by Melissa de la Cruz and Michael Johnston 2.5 Voodoos Read: 7th January

21. A book recommended by a family member


22. A graphic novel

Paein: Vampire Academy by  Richelle Mead, Adapted by Leigh Dragoon, Illustrated by Emma Vieceli 2 Voodoos 18th Jan
Ms4Tune: Through the Woods by Emily Carroll 4 Voodoos Read 10th January

23. A book that is published in 2016

Paein: TruthWitch by Susan Dennard 4.5 Voodoos 27th February
Ms4Tune: Under the Dusty Moon by Suzanne Sutherland 2.5 Voodoos Read 10th January (Publication Date – 16.02.2016)

24. A book with a protagonist who has your occupation


25. A book that takes place during Summer

Paein: A Man for the Summer by Ruby Laska 3.5 Voodoos Read 29th July
Ms4Tune: My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick 3.5 Voodoos Read 1st February (Whole book takes place during one summer holiday)

26. A book and its prequel

Paein Shadow Study and Ice Study (Prequel) by Maria V Snyder 5 Voodoos 21st February
Ms4Tune Kingslayer and The Healer (2 and 0.5) by Virginia Boecker 5 and 4 Voodoos Read: 14th June

27. A murder mystery

Paein: VA6 Last Sacrifice by Richelle Mead 4 Voodoos 27th Jan
Ms4Tune: Endgame by Jeffrey Round 4 Voodoos Read: 24th June

28. A book written by a comedian


29. A dystopian novel

Paein: Withering Rose by Kaitlyn Davis 2.5 Voodoos read 13th June
Ms4Tune: Flawed by Cecelia Ahern 4 Voodoos Read: 19th April

30. A book with a blue cover

Paein: Fire Study by Maria V Snyder 4 Voodoos 18th February
Ms4Tune: November 9 by Colleen Hoover 3.5 Voodoos Read: 17th April

31. A book of poetry

Ms4Tune: The Nation’s Favourite – Poems by BBC Books 4 Voodoos Read 26th June

32. The first book you see in a bookstore

Paein: Arsenic for Tea by Robin Stevens 3 Voodoos Read: 11th june

33. A classic from the 20th century

Ms4Tune: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark 1 Voodoo Read: 9th September

34. A book from the library

Ms4Tune: Soundless by Richelle Mead 3 Voodoos Read: 13th January

35. An autobiography


36. A book about a road trip


37. A book about a culture you’re unfamiliar with

Paein: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi 4 Voodoos Read: 30th may (Indian folklore and mythology)
Ms4Tune: The Incarnations by Susan Barker 4 Voodoos Read: 27th January (Chinese Culture through the ages)

38. A satirical book


39. A book that takes place on an island

Ms4Tune: Nightfall by Jake Helpern and Peter Kujawinski 2.5 Voodoos Read: 9th June

40. A book that’s guaranteed to bring you joy

Paein: Beauty and the Clockwork Beast by Nancy Campbell Allen 5 Voodoos Read: 18th July (United Kingdom)
Ms4Tune Skinshaper by Mark Gelineau and Joe King 5 Voodoos Read: 24th February


the beautys beast vampire academy gambit blood promise  Same Time Next Year VA graphic truthwitch shadowstudy last sacrifice fire study


A Stolen Kiss goblin secrets miss peregrines Teachers Pet Into the Dim the next together testament of maryand i darken nerve Rock You canteville ghost Wild frozen through the woods under the dusty moon My Life Next Door endgame king slayer flawed november 9 DSC_0018 prime soundless the incarnations Nightfall skinshaper

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