Duration: 1st January – 31st December 2021
Number of books: 50
Hosted by: Popsugar

1. A book that published in 2021 – The Peak of Love by Langley Gray
2. An Afrofuturist book
3. A book that has a heart, diamond, club, or spade on the cover – Beard with Me by Penny Reid
4. A book by an author who shares your zodiac sign – Rolling with the Punchlines by Urzila Carlson
5. A dark academia book
6. A book with a gem, mineral, or rock in the title – Sapphire Flames by Ilona Andrews
7. A book where the main character works at your current or dream job – Sea Swept by Nora Roberts (social worker)
8. A book that has won the Women’s Prize for Fiction
9. A book with a family tree – An O’Brien Family Christmas by Sherryl Woods
10. A bestseller from the 1990s
11. A book about forgetting – The Answer to the Riddle is Me by David Stuart MacLean
12. A book you have seen on someone’s bookshelf (in real life, on a Zoom call, in a TV show, etc.) – Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper
13. A locked-room mystery
14. A book set in a restaurant – Geekerella by Ashley Poston
15. A book with a black-and-white cover – Rebel Hard by Nalini Singh
16. A book by an indigenous author – Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot
17. A book that has the same title as a song
18. A book about a subject you are passionate about – A Southern Girl’s Guide to Plant Based Eating by Cametria Hill (food, veganism, food)
19. A book that discusses body positivity – Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
20. A book on a Black Lives Matter reading list – Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi & Yusef Salaam
21. A genre hybrid – Archangel’s Blade by Nalini Singh (Paranormal romance)
22. A book set mostly or entirely outdoors – Born Free by Joy Adamson
23. A book with something broken on the cover – Beard Necessities by Penny Reid
24. A book by a Muslim American / Muslim British author
25. A book that was published anonymously
26. A book with an oxymoron in the title
27. A book about do-overs or fresh starts – Kiss of Heat by Lora Leigh
28. A magical realism book – The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu
29. A book set in multiple countries – The Bride Test by Helen Hoang
30. A book set somewhere you’d like to visit in 2021 – Moonlight Cove by Sherryl Woods (the beach)
31. A book by a blogger, vlogger, YouTube video creator, or other online personality – Marriage of Inconvenience by Penny Reid
32. A book whose title starts with “Q,” “X,” or “Z” – Zlata’s Diary by Zlata Filipovic
33. A book featuring three generations (grandparent, parent, child) – Lucky Child by Loung Ung
34. A book about a social justice issue – Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
35. A book in a different format than what you normally read (audiobooks, ebooks, graphic novels) – Beautiful Beast by E.J. Hill (ebook & ARC)
36. A book that has fewer than 1,000 reviews on Amazon or Goodreads – Splintered Stars by Rachel Madbury
37. A book you think your best friend would like – The BFG by Roald Dahl
38. A book about art or an artist – Beard in Mind by Penny Reid
39. A book everyone seems to have read but you – Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
40. Your favorite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

41. The longest book (by pages) on your TBR list – Furies of Calderon by Jim Butcher
42. The shortest book (by pages) on your TBR list – Danny the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl (214 pp.)
43. The book on your TBR list with the prettiest cover – Neanderthal Seeks (Extra) Yarns by Penny Reid
44. The book on your TBR list with the ugliest cover – A Man in a Kilt by Sandy Blair
45. The book that’s been on your TBR list for the longest amount of time – Necromancing the Stone by Lish McBride
46. A book from your TBR list you meant to read last year but didn’t – Blood Challenge by Eileen Wilks
47. A book from your TBR list you associate with a favorite person, place, or thing – Bad Boys of Summer by Lori Foster, Erin McCarthy & Amy Garvey (Summer, the beach and my sister)
48. A book from your TBR list chosen at random – Otherhood by William Sutcliffe
49. A DNF book from your TBR list – Angels’ Flight by Nalini Singh (took over 2 years to read)
50. A free book from your TBR list (gifted, borrowed, library) – Anna: A Teenager on the Run by Anna Podgajecki (gifted)

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