1: A book made into a movie already seen: John Boyne "The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas"
2: True crime: Karin Fossum, "Elskede Poona" (The indian bride)
3: The next book in a series you started: Peter May, "The Lewis Man"
4: A book involving a heist: J.K. Rowling, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" (#7)
5: Nordic noir: Arne Dahl, "Innland" (English title: "Hunted")
6: A novel based on a real person: Thomas Keneally, "Schindlers Liste"
7: A book set in a country that fascinates you: Peter May, "The firemaker" (China)
8: A book with a time of day in title: Kazuo Ishiguro, "The remains of the day"
9: A book about a villain or antihero: Javier Marias, "Forelskelsene" (The Infatuations)
10: A book about death/grief: P. Carmona-Alvarez "The weather changed, summer came...
11: A book w. a female author who uses male pseudonym: Galbraith, The Cuckoo's Calling
12: A book with an LGBTO+protagonist: David Ebershoff, "The danish girl
13: A book that is also a stage play or musical: Nikos Kazantzakis, "Fortell, Zorbas, fortell"
14: A book by author of different ethnicity than you: Chigozie Obioma,"The fishermen
15: A book about feminism 1: Vigdis Hjorth «Arv og Miljø»" (Wills and Testaments)
16: A book about feminism 2: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, "we should all be feminists"
17: A book about mental health: Gail Honeyman, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
18: A book you borrowed or was given to you as a gift: Zeshan Shakar, Tante Ulrikkes Vei
19: A book by two authors: Kepler, "Stalker"
20: A book about/involving sport: J.K.Rowling, Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets (#2)
21: A book by a local author: Agnes Ravatn, "Fugletribunalet" (the bird tribunal)
22: A book with your favorite color in the title: Peter May "The Black House"
23: A book with alliteration in title: J.K.Rowling, Harry Potter & the Philosopher's Stone (#1)
24: A book about time travel: J.K.Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (#3)
25: A book w. a weather element in title: Ninni Schulman, The girl with snow in her hair
26: A book set at sea: Jón Kalman Stefánsson, "Himmelrike og helvete" (Heaven and hell)
27: A book with animal in the title: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Book 5
28: A book set on a different planet: Douglas Adam "The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
29: A book with song lyrics in the title: Haruki Murakami, "Norwegian Wood"
30: A book about or set on Halloween: Agatha Christie, "Hallowe’en Party"
31: A book w. characters who are twins: JK.Rowling,Harry Potter&the Half-Blood Prince(6)
32: A book mentioned in another book: Graham Greene, "Brighton Rock" (in "Matilda")
33: A book f. celebrity book club: Haddon,The Curious Incident of the Dog in t. Night-time
34: A childhood classic you've never read: C.S. Lewis: Narnia (Løven, heksa&kleskapet)
35: A book that's published in 2018: Elena Ferrante, "Kvelande kjærleik (Troubeling love)
36: A past Goodreads Choice Awards winner: Paula Hawkins, Piken på toget
37: A book set in the decade you were born: Sue Monk Kidd, Bienes hemmelige liv
38: A book you ment to read in 2017 but didn't get to: Margareth Atwood, Oryx and Crake
39: A book with an ugly cover: Erlend Loe, "Naiv, Super"
40: A book that involves a bookstore or library: Gabrielle Zevin: «Herr Fikrys litterære liv»
41: Your favorite prompt f. the 2015 Popsugar Reading Challenges: Robert Harris, Pompeii
42: A bestseller f. year you graduated high school: Haruki Murakami "Hear the wind sing"
43: A cyberpunk book: Axel Jensen, "Lul".
44: A book that was being read by a stranger in a public place: Peter May, The Chessmen
45: A book tied to your ancestry: Anne K. Elstad, Folket på Innhaug (People of Innhaug)
46: A book with fruit/vegetable in the title: Kris Holloway, "Monique and the Mango Rains"
47: An allegory: Kazuo Ishiguro: En kjempe begravd (a buried giant)
48: A book by author with same first name as you: TORILL Brekke, Alle elsket moren din
49: A microhistory: Giulia Enders, "Sjarmen med tarmen" (...charming science of your gut)
50: A book about a problem facing society today: D. Vitanzas, "Dette livet eller det neste"
51: A book recommended by someone else taking the Popsugar Reading Challenge: J.K.Rowlings: "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (#4)"
1: A book made into a movie you've already seen: "The boy in the striped pyjamas" by John Boyne.
2: A true crime (Norway)
(The indian bride)
Norske krimforfattere har kåret Karin Fossum til tidenes beste norske krimforfatter, og hennes Elskede Poona ble kåret til Norges nest beste krimroman.
3: The next book in a series you started.
The second novel ("The Lewis Man)" in the Lewis trilogy by the Scottish writer Peter May.
4: A book involving a heist
6: A novel based on a real person.
Schindler's Ark is a Booker Prize-winning historical fiction novel
8: A book with a time of day in title. "The remains of the day" in Norwegian
9: A book about a villain or antihero: "The Infatuations" by Javier Marias
10: A book about death or grief.
"The weather changed, summer came and so on" in Norwegian.
11: A book with a female author who uses a male pseudonym.
"The Cuckoo's Calling" in Norwegian
13: A book that is also a stage play or musical
14: A book by an author of a different ethnicity than you.
Nigerian author - "The fishermen"
17: A book about mental health.
This novel is beautifully written, exploring many difficult issues for a lonely women with traumatic childhood history. The main protagonist probably has mild aspergers syndrome. All of the characters are extremely well drawn. There are warm and lovely moments, laugh out loud moments and moment that may move you to tears. The narration for the audiobook is great. Her ability with accents and in varying voices is at a high standard.
18: A book you borrowed or that was given to you as a gift.
Two boys grow up on the street Tante Ulrikkes street in Stovner, the north-east part of Oslo.
A profoundly literary and authentic voice, describing second generation immigrants' position as both insider and outsider in Norwegian society.
20: A book about or involving sport:
The Quidditch game with Gryffindor and Slytherin in Chamber of Secrets was one of the most exciting matches in Harry Potter.
21: A book by a local author
The Bird Tribunal - In the tradition of Nordic noir, nature itself is a main character in The Bird Tribunal.
22: A book with your favorite color in the title.
The first novel of The Lewis Trilogy by the Scottish writer Peter May.
23: A book with alliteration in title.
25: A book with a weather element in the title.
The Girl with Snow in Her Hair is Ninni Schulman's first novel.
26: A book set at sea.
Jon Kalman Stefansson is the winner of the Icelandic Prize for Literature and has been nominated three times for the Nordic Council Prize for Literature. Heaven and Hell, is a perfectly formed, vivid and timeless story, lyrical in style, and as intense a reading experience as the forces of the Icelandic landscape themselves.
27: A book with animal in the title
31: A book with characters who are twins:
32: A book mentioned in another book ("Matilda" by Roald Dahl, A.J.Fikry...)
33: A book from a celebrity book club.
34: A childhood classic you've never read: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
While there are certainly more books that make up The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe is probably the best known in the series. Age range: 7 years and up.
I've read 2 of these this year.
35: A book that's published in 2018 (in Norwegian).
English title: Troubling Love
36: A past Goodreads Choice Awards winner (ref. Goodreads)
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN
39: A book with an ugly cover.
"Naïve. Super" is a novel by the Norwegian Erlend Loe.
40: A book that involves a bookstore or library
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
41: Your favorite prompt from the 2015, 2016 or 2017 Popsugar Reading Challenges
42: A bestseller from the year you graduated high school (1979)
45: A book tied to your ancestry: Anne Karin Elstad, "Folket på Innhaug" (Norwegian edition)
English title: The people of Innhaug (translation)
46: A book with fruit/vegetable in the title
48: A book by an author with the same first or last name as you.
49: A microhistory
Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ
50: "A book about a problem facing society today (Extremism, foreign fighters going to Syria).
"This life or the next" by Demian Vitanza
51: A book recommended by someone else taking the Popsugar Reading Challenge (E-book)