Tuesday, December 27, 2016

2017 MONTHLY MOTIF READING CHALLENGE - SIGN UPS















2017 MONTHLY MOTIF READING CHALLENGE SIGN UPS


2017-reading-challenge-sign-upsJANUARY 1, 2017 – DECEMBER 31, 2017 ~
Welcome  to the 2017 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…
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.

FEBRUARY – Undercover Thriller
Read a book involving spies, detectives, private investigators, or a character in disguise.
 Accidentally on Purpose Jill Shalvis 2/2/17
MARCH – Time Traveler
Read a book set in a different dimension, a book in which time travel is involved or a dystopian or science fiction book where reality looks very different than what we’re used to.
I read Love Beyond Time Bethany Claire 3/24/17.
APRIL – 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.
A Drink Before the War (Kenzie & Gennaro, #1) by Dennis Lehane Dennis Lehane 4/12/17
A Drink Before the War (Kenzie & Gennaro #1) by Dennis Lehane. It won these Literary Awards: Anthony Award Nominee for Best First Novel (1995) and Shamus Award for Best First PI Novel (1995).
MAY – Book to Movie or Audio
Read a book that has a movie based off of it. For an extra challenge, see the movie or listen to the audio book as well.
A Monster Calls  Patrick Ness 6/23/17

JUNE – Destination Unknown Read a book in which the character(s) take a trip, travel somewhere, go on a quest, or find themselves on a journey toward something.
On A Night Like This Barbara Freethy 6/2/17
JULY – Believe the Unbelievable This month it’s all about fantasy. Epic fantasy, urban fantasy, fairytales, magic, etc.
Title: Personal Demon
Author: Kelley Armstrong
Date Finished: 7/25/17
AUGUST – Seasons, Elements, & WeatherRead a book in which the season, the elements, or the weather plays a role in the story.
SEPTEMBER – Creepy, Chilling, & FrightfulCozy mystery ghost stories, paranormal hauntings, murder mysteries, weird and scary creatures- it’s up to you!
OCTOBER– Games, Challenges, & ContestsRead a book that involves a game of some sort. Video games, war games, psychological mess-with-your-mind games, characters who participate in a contest, or a story in which the character takes on a challenge.
NOVEMBER – Last Chance Read a book you’ve been meaning to get to all year but haven’t yet or read the last book in a series you started.
DECEMBER – Picking Favorites Read a book by one of your favorite authors or read a book that Girlxoxo has recommended this year.

Below is a participation linky. Please use it to sign up and/or link up to your Monthly Motif Introduction blog post. If you don’t write a blog, link up to your Goodreads profile page.
The Nuts and Bolts – IMPORTANT!
On the first of each month we’ll be checking in with you and putting up a new linky for you to link your reviews for that month to. You will have until the 10th of the next month to add your link. After that the linky will be closed. You can find our latest Monthly Motif post in the blog sidebar.
Thanks for joining and have fun!

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