2018 Reading Challenge

Reading challenges 2015, 2016, 2017


1. A book made into a movie, you’ve already seen Audiobook: Roald Dahl – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 
2. True Crime Physical Book: Jesper Lindberg – Jack the Ripper – Myter og Mysterier #3 
3. The next book in a series you started Audiobook: Stephen King – The Dark Tower – The Dark Tower #7 
4. A book involving a heist Ebook: Line Holm Nielsen – Kuppet 
5. Nordic Noir Ebook: Malin Persson Giolito: Størst af alt (Quick Sand)
6. A novel based on a real person Audiobook Laura Joh Rowland – The Ripper’s Shadow
7. A book set in a country that fascinates you Ebook: Jo Nesbø – Flagermusmanden (The Bat)
8. A book with a time of day in the title Ebook: Dean Koontz – Midnat (Midnight)
9. A book with a villain or antihero Audiobook: Jeff Lindsay – Dexters dunkle drømme (Darkly dreaming Dexter)
10. A book about death or grief Audiobook: Adam Silvera – They both die at the end
11. A book with a female author who uses a male pseudonym Ebook: Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen) – Babettes Gæstebud (Babette’s Feast)
12. A book with an LBTQ+ protagonist Audiobook: Laura Joh Rowland – A Mortal Likeness
13. A book that is also a stage play or a musical Audiobook: Gaston Leroux – Phantom of the Opera
14. A book by an author of a different ethnicity than you Ebook: Angie Thomas – The Hate U give
15. A book about feminism Audiobook: Maise Njor – Du ser træt ud, skal jeg holde dine bryster?
16. A book about mental health Audiobook: John Green – Turtles all the way down
17. A book you borrowed or that was given to you as a gift Physical Book: Teddy Vork – Mare, mare minde
18. A book with two authors Audiobook: Mary Ann Schaffer & Annie Barrows : Guernseys litterære kartoffeltærteklub (The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society
19. A book involving a sport Ebook: Frederick Backman : Britt-Marie was here
20. A book by a local author Ebook: Erik Nørgaard – Mord efter middag
21. A book with your favorite color in the title Ebook: Jeanett Veronica Hindberg – Lolas lille sorte
22. A book with an alliteration in the title Ebook: Astrid Lindgren – Mio, min Mio
23. A book about time travel Audiobook: Audrey Niffenegger – The Time Traveler’s Wife
24. A book with a weather element in the title Audiobook: Margit Sandemo – Winter Storm (The Ice People #10)
25. A book set at sea Audiobook: Jojo Moyes – The Ship of Brides
26. A book with an animal in the title Audiobook: Rupert Isaacson – The Horse Boy (A father’s Quest to heal his Son)
27. A book set on a different planet Ebook: Andy Weir – The Martian
28. A book with song lyrics in the title Audiobook – Margit Sandemo – Blood Feud (The Ice People #11)
29. A book about or set on Halloween Ebook: Paul Andrews – 50 Quick Spooky Halloween Facts
30. A book with characters who are twins Ebook: Jandy Nelson – Jeg henter solen ned (I’ll give you the Sun)
31. A book mentioned in another book Audiobook: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: Den lille Prins (The little Prince)
32. A book from a celebrity book club Ebook: Sylvia Plath – The Bell Jar (Lisa Simpson Bookclub)
33. A childhoods classic you’ve never read Audiobook: Madeleine L’Engle – A wrinkle in time
34. A book that’s published in 2018  Audiobook: Jojo Moyes – Still me
35. A past Goodreads Choice Awards winner Physical Book: Paul Kalanithi: Før jeg forsvinder (When breath becomes air)
36. A book set in the decade you were born Audiobook: Beatrice Sparks – Spørg bare Alice (Go ask Alice)
37. A book you ment to read in 2017, but didn’t get to Ebook: Frederik Backman – En mand der hedder Ove (A Man called Ove)
38. A book with an ugly cover Audiobook: Will Wheaton – Dancing Barefoot
39. A book that involves a bookstore or a library Audiobook: Ellery Adams – The Secret Book & Scone Society
40. Your favorite prompt from the 2015, 2016 or 2017 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge Ebook: Elena Favilli – Godnathistorier for rebelske piger (Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls)
41. A bestseller from the year you graduated highschool (link) Audiobook: Stephen King: The Dark Half
42. A cyberpunk book (link) Physical Book: Nicole Boyle Rødtnes – Ilttyv #1 Over sløret
43. A book that was read by a stranger in a public place Audiobook: John Green – En flænge i himlen (The Fault in our stars)
44. A book tied to your ancestry Audiobook: Helge Fjelde – Berlin 1945
45. A book with a fruit or vegetable in the title Audiobook: Michael Morpurgo – Cool as a Cucumber
46. An allegory Audiobook: George Orwell – Animal Farm
47. A book by an author with the same first or last name as you Audiobook: Annika von Holdt – Nattetimen
48. A microhistory Audiobook:  Helen Morris – My life among Serial Killers
49. A book about a problem facing society today  Ebook: Kristian Husted – Wahid
50. A book recommended by someone else taking the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge Audiobook: Tara Westover – Educated
 1. A book with the letters A, Y and T in the title Ebook: Linda Castillo – Bryd Tavsheden (Kate Burkholder #3)
2. A book from the first 10 books added to your To Be Read list Audiobook: Markus Zusak: The Bookthief
3. A book from the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards (link) Audiobook: Stephen & Owen King – Sleeping Beauties
4. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #1 Earth (in title, cover, content, setting, author…) Audiobook: Arthur House/Tom Baird – What on Earth is going on?
5. A book about or inspired by real events Ebook: Truman Capote – In cold blod (Med koldt blod)
6. A book originally written in a language other than English Ebook: Pernille Rasmussen – Livet efter stress
7. A gothic novel Ebook: Annika von Holdt – Sov som de døde
8. An “own voices” book* Audiobook: Meredith Russo – Hvis jeg var din pige (If I was your girl)
9. A book with a body part in the title (heart, bones, teeth, skin, blood, etc) Ebook: Krystal Sutherland – Vores kemiske hjerter (Our chemical Hearts)
10. An author’s debut book (their first book to be published)  Ebook: Ditte Wiese – Provinspis
11. A literary fiction Audiobook: Colson Whitehead – The underground Railroad
12. A book set in Africa or South America Audiobook: Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales
13. A book with a plot centered around a secret (forbidden love, spies, secret societies, etc) Audiobook: Sophie Kinsella – Mine hemmeligheder (Can you keep a secret?)
14. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #2 Fire Ebook: Rosamund Lupton – Efter branden (Afterwards)
15. A book with an unique format/writing structure Ebook: Johanna Nilsson – Summer Karlsson (Føljeton – Serial/Soap)
16. A narrative nonfiction Ebook: Peter Lund Madsen – Dr. Zukaroff’s testamente
17. A book you expect to make you laugh Physical Book: Jesse Andrews – Mig, Earl og den døende pige (Me and Earl and the dying Girl)
18. A book with a location in the title Ebook: Samantha Young – On Dublin Street
19. A book nominated for the Edgar Award or by a Grand master author (books & authors) Ebook: Stephen King – De der søger (Finders Keepers)
20. A book rated 5 stars by at least one of your friends Ebook: Samantha Young – Down London Road
21. A book written in first person perspective  Audiobook: Ann River Siddons – Up Island
22. A book you have high expectations or hope for Ebook: Tracy Garvis-Graves: Vores ø (On the Island)
23. A medical or legal thriller Audiobook: John Grisham – The Confession
24. A book with a map Ebook: Rachel Joyce – The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
25. A book with an antagonist/villain point of view Ebook: Gillian Flynn – Kvinden der forsvandt (Gone Girl)
26. A book with a text only cover Ebook: Jenn Bennett: Alias Alex (Alex, Approximately)
27. A book about surviving a hardship (war, famine, major disasters, serious illness, etc) Audiobook: Caren Stelson – Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story 
28. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #3 Water Audiobook: Jojo Moyes – Silver Bay
29. A book with a “Clue” weapon on the cover or title (lead pipe, revolver, rope, candlestick, dagger, wrench) Audiobook: Meik Wiking – The little Book of Hygge
30. A short book Ebook: Hédi Fried: Spørgsmål jeg er blevet stillet om Holocaust (Questions I’ve been asked about Holocaust)
31. A book set in a country you’d like to visit but have never been to Ebook: Samantha Young – India Place (Scotland)
32. An alternate history book Ebook: Ben Elton – Time and Time again
33. A book connected (title, cover, content) to a word “born” in the same year as you (link) Ebook: Dennis Jürgensen – Djævelens Hule (video games)
34. A suggestion from the AtY 2018 polls, that didn’t win but was polarizing or a close-call (link) Physical book: Yrsa Sigurdardottir: DNA (A book with a title with less than 4 letters)
35. A book featuring a murder Audiobook: Stephen King – The Outsider
36. A book published in the last 3 years (2016, 2017, 2018) by an author you haven’t read before Ebook: Mette Sejrbo – Heksens kald – Ulfhedin-sagaen #1
37. A Women’s Prize for Fiction winner or nominee (link1link2) Audiobook: Lionel Shriver – We need to talk about Kevin
38. A science book or a science fiction book Ebook: Orson Scott – Ender’s Game
39. A book with a form of punctuation in the title Audiobook: Cecelia Ahern – P.S. I love you
40. A book from Amazon’s 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime list (link) Audiobook: E. B. White – Charlotte’s Web
41. A book by an author with the same first and last initials Audiobook: Wendy Wang – Haunting Charlie – Witches of Palemetto Point #1)
42. A book that takes place on, in, or under water Audiobook: Steve Alten – Sharkman
43. A book with a title that is a whole sentence Audiobook: Stephen King – The Girl who loved Tom Gordon
44. A ghost story Audiobook: Haidi Wigger Klaris – Åndehvisken
45. A book that intimidates/ scares you Ebook: Amanda Berry & Gina DeJesus: Hope – A memoir of Survival in Cleveland
46. 4 books linked by the 4 elements: Book #4 Air Ebook: Lars-Henrik Aagard: Vildt vejr over Danmark (Wild weather over Denmark)
47. A book where the main character (or author) is of a different ethnic origin, religion, or sexual identity than your own Physical Book: Jesper Wung Sung – En anden gren
48. A book related to one of the 7 deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth) Printbook: K. L. Berger – De 7 synder (The Seven Sins)
49. A book from one of the Goodreads Best Books of the Month lists (link) Audiobook: Becky Albertalli – The upside of the Unrequited
50. A book with a warm atmosphere (centered on family, friendship, love or summer) Ebook: Nora Roberts : One summer
51. An award-winning short story or short story collection Audiobook: Tom Hanks – Uncommon Type: Some stories
52. A book published in 2018 Ebook: Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen – The wife between us
 And if that is not enough – here are more challenges: