Tuesday, November 5, 2013

2014 Monthly Motif Reading Challenge

When I found the 2014 Monthly Key Word Challenge, I found that Kimberly also has another fascinating challenge that I am signing up for!

2014 Monthly Motif Challenge

~ JANUARY 1, 2014 - DECEMBER 31, 2014 ~

Welcome to the 2014 Monthly Motif Reading Challenge! For this challenge, each month is assigned a certain motif or theme. Your task is to read one book per month that fits in with the motif for that particular month.

(Please read the linky instructions carefully.)

* If you plan on participating, please sign up on the linky with your blog name & "sign up(example: Bookmark to Blog Sign Up)
* Each month come back to this page and add the link to your monthly read. This can be a link to your Goodreads review, your blog post about the book, etc. Your monthly link should say your blog name & the month. (example: Bookmark to Blog January)

* The sign up linky can be found below. Here is the button should you choose to add it to your blog.


JanAround the World
Choose a book to read that takes place in a country different than the one you live in or choose a book written by an author that is from a country different than your own. 
FebAward Winner
Read a book that won recognition or an award in 2012. 
Gone by Mo Hayder

Mar-  Fairy tales or Fairy Creatures
Read a fairy tale retelling or a book with fey/fairies in it.
Cress by Marissa Meyer

AprShort & Sweet
Read a collection of short stories or anthologies.
An Apple for the Creature edited by Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner

MayMystery, Murder, & Mayhem
Read a murder/mystery book, a book in which someone dies of mysterious causes, or a book in which a mystery must be solved. 
Fundraising the Dead by Sheila Connolly

June A Long Journey
Read a book in which the character(s) take a trip, go on a quest, or find themselves on a journey toward something, etc.
JulyAssassins, Warriors, & Rebels
Read a book in which the main character is one of these things or fights against one of these things.  
Virgin River by Robyn Carr

AugAlternate Reality
Read a book that's set in the future, on another planet, in another dimension, or in an unknown world. A Dystopian book will count this month as well. 
Deception Cove by Jayne Ann Krentz

SepBook to Movie
Read a book that has a movie based off of it. For an extra challenge, see the movie as well. 
If I Stay by Gayle Forman

OctThe Witching Hour
There's been a lot of zombies lately, but this year include a 'witchy' book in your scary reads- a book about a witch or a book that has witches in it.
Chick With A Charm by Vicki Lewis Thompson

NovAn Oldie but a Goodie
Pick a book published before 2000 that you've always wanted to read, but just never got to. Or pick a book set in the past (before 2000). Risky Business by Nora Roberts

DecThat's a Wrap
Finish a series you've been meaning to finish or read the next book in a series you started but never finished. Christmas on 4th Street by Susan Mallery

Have fun!!! (For an extra challenge, try pairing this with the Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge.)

Sign Up Here:


Jamie Ghione said...

Hi, I'm going to do this one next year. Passed on it this year, but now it sounds like a fun one. The sign- ups for 2015 are now up.

jmisgro said...

It was a fun one!! Thanks for letting me know it was up again.
We have had computer troubles for the past few weeks! Had to buy a new one.

Jamie Ghione said...

Sorry to hear that. Hope your new one is a good one. The Full House one at bookdate is up as well.