Friday, October 25, 2019

Monthly Motif Reading Challenge 2020

Another of my favorites is now up.

JANUARY-  Winter Wonderland

Focusing on ‘wonderland’, read a book set in a truly wonderful place- somewhere you’ve always thought was beautiful, somewhere with a wonderfully rich culture, a snowy setting, or maybe even a magical realm. It’s your interpretation, so have fun with it: The Snow Bride--Debbie Macomber
FEBRUARY- Seeing Red

Read a book with the word ‘red’ in the title OR a book with a red-ish cover. Bonus if it has both:
The Girl With the Red Balloon--Katherine Locke
MARCH- Sub-Genre Sound Off
Choose a sub-genre of your favorite genre and read a book from it. Make sure you mention the sub genre you chose in your review. (Ex. Sub Genres of Fantasy could be Magical Realism, Fairytale Retellings, or Epic Fantasy to name just a few.): Dorothy Must Die--Danielle Paige (Fairytale Retelling)
APRIL- Classics or Currents
Read a book published before the year you were born (classic-ish) OR a book published between April 2019 and April 2020 (current.): The Betrothed--Alessandro Manzoni
MAY- Author Introduction
Read a book written by an author who you’ve never read anything by. Bonus if its been on your TBR for more than a year: The Vintage Teacup Club--Vanessa Greene
JUNE- Name or Number
Read a book in which a name OR a number is part of the title. Bonus if the title includes both a name and a number: 2 A.M. at the Cat's Pajamas--Marie-Helene Bertino
JULY- Around or Out of this World 
Read a book set in a country other than the one you live in OR written by an author who is from a country other than your own OR read a book that takes place in space or on another planet:
Tigress--Jennifer Blake
AUGUST- Creature Feature
Read a book that includes a creature of some kind on the cover or in the story. Cat, dog, dragon, werewolf – mythical or real – find a book that features a creature: A Dog's Purpose--W. Bruce Cameron
SEPTEMBER- When Text Just Isn’t Enough
Read a book that includes more than just text. Maybe it’s a map, a family tree, illustrations, documents like emails or letters- something else that helps to paint the picture: This Star Won't Go Out--Esther Earl
OCTOBER- Thrills and Chills
Ghost stories, haunted houses, true crime, murder mysteries, a thriller keeping you on the edge of your seat- it’s up to you!: We Sold Our Souls--Grady Hendrix
NOVEMBER- Dynamic Duos
Read a book with a couple of characters that make the perfect pair whether in business or in love. (Ex. Sherlock & Holmes, Elizabeth & Darcy): Rizzoli & Isles: I Know a Secret--Tess Gerritsen
DECEMBER- Sugar, Spice, Everything Nice
Holiday or winter themed reads, love stories and romances, happy cries, comedies; round out your year with a truly feel good read: Christmas Shopaholic--Sophie Kinsella
Challenge completed on December 9


Elephant's Child said...

Have fun.
Sadly I can't read any of the image.

Jamie Ghione said...

I've redone the post so you can now see the categories.

Elephant's Child said...

Thank you - there are some interesting ones there.