Sunday, December 29, 2019

Popsugar 2020

Another of the big 50 book prompts is hosted by Popsugar.   There are 40 general topics and then 10 additional advanced topics.  The advanced are based on the year 2020 and have some creative prompts

This challenge can be found here.  There are There is an active Facebook page and Goodreads group for conversation and book recommendations.

My Selections

  1.  published in 2020.
  2.   by trans or non binary author 
  3. with a  great first line ideas: Middlesex by  Jeffrey Eugenides or The Martian by Andy Wier 
  4. about a book club ideas:  The Agatha Christie Book Club by C.A. Larmer
  5.  set in a city that has hosted the olympics  London
  6.  a bildungsroman 
  7. first book you touch on a shelf with your eyes closed ideas:  Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica
  8.  with an upside down image on the cover 
  9. √ with a map 
  10. recommended by your fav blog, vlog, podcast or online book club  ideas: 7 1/2 deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton 
  11. an anthology  ideas: Down the Rabbit Hole by JD Robb and more  or Ribbons of  Scarlet by Kate Quinn and more
  12.  that passes the Bechdel test
    1.  same title as a tv show or movie but is unrelated to it 
    2.  by an author with flora or fauna in their name  
    3.  published in the month of your bday  
    4.  about or by a woman in STEM  

    5. that won an award in 2019  In Progress :    This Is How It Always Is  by Laurie Frankel
    6.   on a subject you know nothing about  
    7.  with only words on the cover no images or graphics    
    8.  with a pun in the title 
    9.  featuring one of the 7 deadly sins  
    10.  with a robot, cyborg, AI character  
    11.  with a bird on the cover 
    12. fiction or non fiction about a world leader  ideas:  11/22/63 by Stephen King
    13. Gold, silver or bronze in title  ideas: Private Gold by James Patterson
    14. √ by a WOC 
    15.  with at least a four star rating on goodreads  
    16. √ book you meant to read in 2019  
    17.  about or involving social media 
    18.  that has a book on the cover 
    19.  medical thriller 
    20. with a made up language  ideas: Vox by  Christina Dalcher
    21.  set in a country beginning with "C" 
    22.  you picked up because the title caught your attention   
    23.  with a 3 word title  
    24. with a  pink cover  ideas: Killer Cupcakes by Leighann Dobbs ; Slim to None by Jenny Gardiner;  Pink Suit by Nicole Kelby
    25. a Western  ideas: The Hunger by Alma Katsu
    26.  book by or about a journalist  
    27. read a banned book during banned books week  ideas:  And then there were none by Agatha Christie; Animal Farm or 1984 by George Orwell
    28.  fav prompt from a past popsugar reading challenge - 2019  prompt "featuring multiple Points of view"


    •  by an author who has written more than 20 books  

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