2022 Reading Challenges

Goodreads Reading Challenge:

168/200 books read!

Check out all the books I’ve read this year on Goodreads.

2022 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge

I’m on a whopping 6-year winning streak for the PopSugar reading challenge.  This year I plan to do both the basic challenge and the advanced.

Curious to learn more about this reading challenge? Here’s a link: 2022 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge.

Regular: 29/40 read
Advanced: 8/10 read 

ReadA book published in 2022: The Good Girl Complex by Elle Kennedy 

ReadA book set on a plane, train, or cruise ship: Plane Love by Avery Kingston (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadA book about or set in a nonpatriarchal society: Just Like Mother by Anne Heltzel

ReadA book with a tiger on the cover or “tiger” in the title: The Blind Tiger by Dawn Steele

ReadA sapphic book: She Gets the Girl by Rachael Lippincott and Alyson Derrick

ReadA book by a Latinx author: Part of Your World by Abby Jiminez

ReadA book with an onomatopoeia in its title: Hush Darling by Avery Kingston (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadA book with a protagonist who uses a mobility aid: Outcast by Jamie Schlosser (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadA book about a “found family”: Orbiting Mars by K. L. Savage (motorcycle club brotherhood) (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadAn Anisfield-Wolf Book Award Winner: Obit by Victoria Chang (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadA #BookTok recommendation: The Tyrant Alpha’s Rejected Mate by Cate C Wells (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadA book about the afterlife: Behind the Veil by E.J. Dawson

UnreadA book set in the 1980s

ReadA book with cutlery on the cover or in the title: The No Show by Beth O’Leary

UnreadA book by a Pacific Islander Author

UnreadA book about witches:

UnreadA book becoming a TV series or movie in 2022

ReadA romance novel by a BIPOC author: Duality by Charlene Namdhari (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadA book that takes place during your favourite season: The Royals Next Door by Karina Halle (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadA book whose title begins with the last letter of your previous read: Soft and Low by Jamie Bennett (Previously read Limits by Susie Tate)

ReadA book about a band or a musical group: Ripple Effect by J. Bengtsson (Goodreads mini-review)

UnreadA book with a character on the ace spectrum

ReadA book with a recipe in it: Keeping You by Lena Hendrix (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadA book you can read in one sitting: The Resting Place by Camilla Sten (I read it on a plane, and I literally didn’t get up at all while reading it)

ReadA book about a secret: The Dead Girls Club by Angelica Damien Walters

ReadA book with a misleading title: Humiliating Revenge by T. Christensen (I’d hardly call it humiliating, and it was barely even revenge! Still a great book, though!) (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadA Hugo Award Winner: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadA book set during a holiday: The Taxidermists Lover by Polly Hall (present-day timeline is Christmas Day)

ReadA different book by an author you read in 2021: Deep Redemption by Tillie Cole (Goodreads mini-review)

UnreadA book with the name of a board game in the title

UnreadA book featuring a man-made disaster

ReadA book with a quote from your favourite author on the cover or Amazon page: The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston

UnreadA social-horror book

UnreadA book set in Victorian times

UnreadA book with a constellation on the cover or in the title

ReadA book you know nothing about: The Laws of the Skies by Grégoire Courtois (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadA book about gender identity: I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston (While the entire book isn’t about gender identity, there’s a character that is questioning their gender identity. In true McQuiston fashion, the author talks about gender issues in an eloquent and accessible way)

ReadA book featuring a party: Sleet Kitten by S.J. Tilly (They meet at a political party!) (Goodreads mini-review)

UnreadAn #OwnVoices SFF (Science Fiction or Fantasy) book

ReadA book that fulfills your favourite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading Challenge: Meet Me in the Margins by Melissa Ferguson (An alliterative title)

Advanced:

ReadA book with a reflected image on the cover or “mirror” in the title: The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadA book that features two languages: Sweet Depravity by Zoe Blake (Vaska speaks Russian in the book a lot) (Goodreads mini-review)

UnreadA book with a palindromic title

ReadA duology (1): Crowned with Guilt by SK Rose (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadA duology (2): Cleansed with Frie by SK Rose (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadA book about someone leading a double life: Four Months, Three Words by C. W. Farnsworth (Goodreads mini-review)

UnreadA book featuring a parallel reality

ReadA book with two POVs: Falling for Rome by Gillian Archer

ReadTwo books set in twin towns, aka “sister cities” (1): The Devil and I by Kay Alastor (Toronto) (Goodreads mini-review)

ReadTwo books set in twin towns, aka “sister cities” (2): Sweet Savagery by Zoe Blake (Chicago) (Goodreads mini-review)