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Completed prompts for the regular challenge. Incomprehensible titles are likely in Dutch.

A Book...
  1. recommended by a librarian: De Offers
  2. that has been on your TBR for way too long: -
  3. of letters: -
  4. an audiobook: -
  5. by a person of colour: Parable of the talents, The moor's account
  6. with one of the seasons in the title: Winter
  7. that is a story within a story: Magpie murder
  8. by multiple authors: -
  9. an espionage thriller: Empire Games
  10. with a cat on the cover: De oorlog van de Lulu's
  11. by an author with a pseudonym: -
  12. a bestseller from a gnere you don't normally read: De ontdeugende hertogin, The heart-shaped box
  13. by or about a person who has a disability: Borders of Infinity
  14. involving travel: De weg
  15. with a subtitle: De schoonheid van de echtgenoot, een fictie essay in 29 tango's
  16. that's been published in 2017: Empire games, Het eind is ons begin
  17. involving a mythical creature: Percy Jackson and the lightning thief
  18. that never fails to make you smile: -
  19. about food: Love soup
  20. with career advice: Diep Werk
  21. from a non-human perspective: Saturn's Children
  22. a steampunk novel: -
  23. with a red spine: Noodweer
  24. set in the wilderness: Vernietinging
  25. you loved as a child: Artemis Fowl
  26. by an author from a country you've never visited: Nexus, De koffer van de leraar
  27. with a title that's a character's name: Tamara Drewe
  28. set during wartime: - 
  29. with an unreliable narrator: -
  30. with pictures: Tamara Drewe, Black Orchid, De oorlog van de Lulu's
  31. where the main character is a different ethnicity than you: Parable of the talents, Tas van de leraar, Saturday's kinderen
  32. about an interesting woman: De groep, mijn geniale vriendin
  33. Set in two different time periods: -
  34. with a month or day of the week in the title: Saturday's kinderen
  35. set in a hotel: -
  36. written by someone you admire: Pluche
  37. that's becoming a movie in 2017: -
  38. set around a holiday other than Christmas: Vriendschappelijk vuur
  39. first book in a series you haven't read before: List en Leugens
  40. you bought on a trip: -
27/40 prompts fulfilled. Sometimes a title fulfills more than one prompt, sometimes a prompt has more than one title that fills it. I'll think of a reporting solution for this at some point in this year. 

There are also a number of advanced promts:
  1. A book recommended by an author you love: -
  2. a bestseller from 2016: - 
  3. A book wih a family-member in the title: Saturday's kinderen
  4. A book that takes place over a character's life span: -
  5. A book about an immigrant or refugee: De ambassade van Cambodja
  6. A book from a genre/subgenre you've never heard of: -
  7. A book with an eccentric character: 
  8. A book that's more than 800 pages: currently reading
  9. A book you got from a used book sale: Borders of Infinity
  10. A book that's been mentioned in another book: 
  11. A book on a difficult topic: 
  12. A book based on mythology: Percy Jackson and the lightning thief
 4/12 prompts fulfilled, 5th prompt fill underway. 
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In an attempt to diversify my reading habits, I'm taking the PopSugar Reading Challenge. So far: 20 out of 39 prompts, and about half a year to go. I have a few books checked out from the library that meet prompt requirements, so I'm on track. 
  1. A book that's been on your TBF for too long: 
  2. A book recommended by a librarian: 
  3. A book of letters
  4. An audiobook
  5. A book by a person of colour: 
  6. A book with one of the seasons in the title
  7. A book that is a story within a story
  8. A book with multiple authors
  9. An espionage thriller
  10. A book with a cat on the cover
  11. A book by an author who uses a pseudonym
  12. A bestseller in a genre you don't normally read 
  13. A book by or about a person who has a disability
  14. A book involving travel
  15. A book that's published in 2017
  16. A book involving a mythical creature
  17. A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile
  18. A book about food
  19. A book with career advice
  20. A book from a non-human perspective
  21. A steampunk novel
  22. A book with a red spine
  23. A book set in the wilderness
  24. A book you loved as a child
  25. A book by an author from a country you've never visited 
  26. A book with a title that's a character's name
  27. A novel set during wartime
  28. A book with an unreliable narrator
  29. A book with pictures
  30. A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you
  31. A book about an interesting woman
  32. A book set in two different time periods
  33. A book with a month or a day of the week in the title
  34. A book set in a hotel
  35. A book written by someone you admire
  36. A book that's becoming a movie in 2017
  37. A book set around another holiday than Christmas
  38. The first book in a series you haven't read before
  39. A book you bought on a trip
 
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In an attempt to widen my reading habits, I printed out the Popsugar Reading Challenge 2017. (printable) I figured I should probably report on how I'm doing.

    • A book recommended by a librarian: 
    • A book that's been on your TBF for too long: 
    • A book of letters
    • An audiobook
    • A book by a person of colour: Octavia Butler, Earthseed
    • A book with one of the seasons in the title: 
    • A book that is a story within a story: 
    • A book with multiple authors
    • An espionage thriller: Charles Stross, Empire Games
    • A book with a cat on the cover
    • A book by an author who uses a pseudonym
    • A bestseller in a genre you don't normally read, Eloise James, De ondeugende hertogin/Duchess by night
    • A book by or about a person who has a disability: 
    • A book involving travel: 
    • A book that's published in 2017: Charles Stross, Empire Games
    • A book involving a mythical creature: Rick Riordan, Percy Jackson 
    • A book you've read before that never fails to make you smile
    • A book about food
    • A book with career advice
    • A book from a non-human perspective
    • A steampunk novel
    • A book with a red spine
    • A book set in the wilderness
    • A book you loved as a child
    • A book by an author from a country you've never visited: Jeff Vandermeer, Vernietiging
    • A book with a title that's a character's name:
    • A novel set during wartime: 
    • A book with an unreliable narrator:
    • A book with pictures: Posey Simmons, Tamara Drewe, 
    • A book where the main character is a different ethnicity than you: Octavia Butler, Earthseed
    • A book about an interesting woman: Mary McCarthy, De Groep/The Group
    • A book set in two different time periods: 
    • A book with a month or a day of the week in the title
    • A book set in a hotel
    • A book written by someone you admire: Femke Halsema, Pluche
    • A book that's becoming a movie in 2017
    • A book set around another holiday than Christmas
    • The first book in a series you haven't read before
    • A book you bought on a trip

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