Monday, November 27, 2017


I've been waiting for this one. It has become another favorite challenge of mine.

JANUARY 1, 2018 – DECEMBER 31, 2018 ~
Welcome  to the 2018 Monthly Motif Reading Challenge! For this challenge, each  month is assigned a motif or theme. Your task is to read one book per month that fits in with the assigned motifs…

2018 Monthly Motif Reading Challenge

(Click on the month to go to the Challenge Check-In Link-up)
JANUARY – Diversify Your Reading
Kick the reading year off right and shake things up. Read a book with a character (or written by an author) of a race, religion, or sexual orientation other than your own.
Born a Crime--Trevor Noah
Read a book with a one word title.

Night--Elie Wiesel
MARCH – Travel the World
Read a book set in a different country than your own, written by an author from another country than your own, or a book in which the characters travel.
APRIL – Read Locally
Read a book set in your country, state, town, village (or has a main character from your home town, country, etc):
The Red Pony--John Steinbeck
MAY- Book to Screen
Read a book that’s been made into a movie or a TV show:
Spare Parts--Joshua Davis
JUNE- Crack the Case
Mysteries, True Crime, Who Dunnits:
Knit One, Kill Two--Maggie Sefton
JULY – Vacation Reads
Read a book you think is a perfect vacation read and tell us why:
Making Waves--Nicole Leigh Shepherd
AUGUST- Award Winners
Read a book that has won a literary award or a book written by an author who has been recognized in the bookish community:
The Namesake--Jhumpa Lahiri (Pulitzer Prize-winning author)
SEPTEMBER- Don’t Turn Out The Light
Cozy mystery ghost stories, paranormal creeptastic, horror novels:
The Handmaid's Tale--Margaret Atwood
OCTOBER- New or Old
Choose a new release from 2018 or a book known as a classic:
Dracula--Bram Stoker
Books where family dynamics play a big role in the story;
Raspberry Danish Murder--Joanne Fluke
DECEMBER- Wrapping It Up
Winter or holiday themed books or books with snow, ice, etc in the title or books set in winter OR read a book with a theme from any of the months in this challenge (could be a theme you didn’t do, or one you want to do again):
Holly--Jude Deveraux
Challenge completed on December 10


  1. This challenge has something for everyone doesn't it?
    YOU, have a productive, fun-filled day.

  2. Lots of challenges there.
    And lots of fun.