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"Many people need desperately to receive this message: 'I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.'" Kurt Vonnegut

music (punk crushes)
FILMS (hollis movie nights)

aka Like I need another reading challenge

  • A book made into a movie you've already seen, Sharp Objects, Gillian Flynn
  • True crime, People Who Eat Darkness, Richard Lloyd Parry
  • The next book in a series you started
  • A book involving a heist
  • Nordic noir
  • A novel based on a real person, small country, gael faye
  • A book set in a country that fascinates you, Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea, Barbara Demick
  • A Book with a time of day in the title, the remains of the day, kazuo ishiguro
  • A book about a villain or antihero, Social Creature, Tara Isabella Burton
  • A book about death or grief, caypso, david sedaris
  • A book with a female author who uses a male pseudonym
  • A book with a LBGTQ+ protagonist, The Fact of a Body, Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
  • A book that is a stage play or musical, city of girls, elizabeth gilbert
  • A book by an author who is a different ethnicity than you, exit west moshin hamid
  • A book about feminism, Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Marie Machado
  • A book about mental health, Educated, Tara Westover
  • A book you borrowed or was given to you as a gift, Sharp Objects, Gilian Flynn
  • A book with two authors, The Things She's Seen, Ambelin Kwaymullina, Ezekiel Kwaymullina
  • A book about or involving a sport, the incomplete book of running, peter sagal
  • A book by a local author, Pure Land, Annette McGivney
  • A book with your favorite color in the title
  • A book with alliteration in the title, Bad Blood John carreyrou
  • A book about time travel, Time Was, Ian McDonald
  • A book with a weather element in the title, The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming, David Wallace-Wells
  • A book set at sea
  • A book with an animal in the title, Return of the Honey Buzzard, Aimee De Jongh
  • A book set on a different planet
  • A book with song lyrics in the title, Bad Blood, John Carreyrou
  • A book about or set on Halloween
  • A book with characters who are twins, Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado
  • A book mentioned in another book
  • A book from a celebrity book club, Such a Fun Age, Kiley Reid
  • A childhood classic you've never read
  • A book published in 2018, calypso, david sedaris
  • A past Goodreads Choice Award Winner, Educated, Tara Westover
  • A book set in the decade you were born, The Great Alone, Kristin Hannah
  • A book you meant to read in 2017 but didn't get to, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, Carrie Brownstein
  • A book with an ugly cover, essays on love, alain de botton
  • A book that involves a bookstore or library, The Return of the Honey Buzzard, Aimee De Jongh
  • Your favorite prompt from the 2015, 2016 or 2017 POPSUGAR Challenge


  • A bestseller from the year you graduated high school
  • A cyberpunk book
  • A book you saw a stranger reading in a public place
  • A book tied to your ancestry, Say Nothing, Patrick Raddock, Keefe
  • A book with a fruit or vegetable in the title, Heart Berries, Terese Marie Mailhot
  • An allegory, the vegetarian, han kang
  • A book by an author with the same first or last name as you
  • A microhistory
  • A book about a problem facing society, exit west, moshin hamid
  • A book recommended by someone else taking the POPSUGAR challenge
dec 26 2017 ∞
jun 15 2020 +