2020 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

In diesem Jahr habe ich wieder richtig Lust auf eine Challenge, nachdem ich in den vergangenen zwei Jahren nur an der Dunkle Jahreszeit-Challenge teilgenommen habe. Ich habe mich also auf die Suche gemacht und bin schließlich bei POPSUGAR fündig geworden. Auf der Seite dort findet ihr das PDF mit den Aufgaben, zudem gibt es eine Goodreads-Gruppe zu der Challenge. Ich werde hier auf dem Blog meinen Fortschritt festhalten.


✘ a book that’s published in 2020 – Little Bookshop of Love Stories
✘ a book by a trans or nonbinary author – Something to Talk About
✘ a book with a great first line – The Flatshare
✘ a book about a book club – The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club
✘ a book set in a city that has hosted the Olympics – The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper (London)
✘ a bildungsroman [coming-of-age-story] – Roots
✘ the first book you touch on a shelf with your eyes closed – 100 Frauen
❏ a book with an upside-down image on the cover
✘ a book with a map – Das kleine Café in Kopenhagen
❏ a book recommended by your favourite blog, vlog, podcast, or online book club
✘ an anthology – Die letzten Tage des Patriarchats
✘ a book that passes the Bechdel test [has to have at least two women in it, who talk to each other, about something other than a man] – Erzähl mir was Schönes
✘ a book with the same title as a movie or TV show but is unrelated to it – Becoming
✘ a book by an author with flora or fauna in their name – The Wedding Date
✘ a book published the month of your birthday [March] – Love Hard (10th March 2020)
✘ a book about or by a woman in STEM – Hidden Figures
✘ a book on a subject you know nothing about – Deutschland Schwarz weiß (Rassismus)
✘ a book than won an award in 2019 – Invisible Women
✘ a book with only words on the covers, no images or graphics – Fragen, die mir zum Holocaust gestellt werden
✘ a book with a pun in the title – Red, White and Royal Blue
✘ a book featuring one of the seven deadly sins – This Is (Not) a Love Song
✘ a book with a robot, cyborg or AI character – The Plus One: Sie baut sich Mr. Right einfach selbst
✘ a book with a bird on the cover – Happiness for Beginners
❏ a fiction or nonfiction book about a world leader
❏ a book with „gold“, „silver“ or „bronze“ in the title
✘ a book by a WOC – Kissing Chloe Brown
✘ a book with at least a four-star rating on Goodreads – Das Vermächtnis unsrer Väter
✘ a book you meant to read 2019 – „Davon glaube ich kein Wort“
✘ a book about or involving social media – Tweet Cute
✘ a book that has a book on the cover – The Bookish Life of Nina Hill
❏ a medical thriller
✘ a book with a made-up language – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
✘ a book set in a country beginning with „C“ – Tagebuch einer furchtbar langweiligen Ehefrau (Canada)
❏ a book you picked because the title caught your attention
✘ a book with a three-world title – Zeiten des Aufbruchs
✘ a book with a pink cover – The Girl He Used to Know
❏ a Western
✘ a book by or about a journalist – Our Women On the Ground
✘ read a banned book during Banned Books Week (27.9.-3.10.2020) – Persepolis
✘ your favourite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading Challenge: „a book recommended by a celebrity you admire“ (2019) – Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race (empfohlen durch Emma Watson in Our Shared Shelf)


✘ a book written by an author in their 20s – Periode ist politisch
❏ a book with „20“ or „twenty“ in the title
❏ a book with a character with a vision impairment or enhancement (a nod to 20/20 vision)
❏ a book set in Japan, host of the 2020 Olympics
✘ a book set in the 1920s – Fräulein Gold
✘ a book by an author who has written more than 20 books – Wolf Rain
✘ a book with more than 20 letters in ist title – The Day that Changed Everything
✘ a book published in the 20th century – Murder in the Snow
✘ a book from a series with more than 20 books – Heimliche Versuchung
✘ a book with a main character in their 20s – Die Schwestern vom Ku’Damm. Jahre des Aufbaus

Insgesamt für die Challenge gelesene Bücher: 40

❏ Noch nicht gelesen
✘ Aufgabe erledigt