2017 Monthly Motif Reading Challenge

I’m not very great about reviewing and then linking my posts on challenges, but this looks really fun and I’m hoping it will motivate me to post more on my blog.
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:  Under a Painted Sky  by: Stacey Lee
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:  I Shall Be Near to You  by: Erin Lindsay McCabe  (character in disguise)
Read a book involving spies, detectives, private investigators, or a character in disguise.
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.
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.
MAY – Book to Movie or Audio:  American Gods  by: Neil Gaiman  (book to show)
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.
JUNE – Destination Unknown:  Armada  by: Ernest Cline
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.
JULY – Believe the Unbelievable:  A Darker Shade of Magic  by: V.E. Schwab
This month it’s all about fantasy. Epic fantasy, urban fantasy, fairytales, magic, etc.
AUGUST – Seasons, Elements, & Weather
Read a book in which the season, the elements, or the weather plays a role in the story.
SEPTEMBER – Creepy, Chilling, & Frightful:  Something Wicked This Way Comes  by: Ray Bradbury
Cozy mystery ghost stories, paranormal hauntings, murder mysteries, weird and scary creatures- it’s up to you!
OCTOBER– Games, Challenges, & Contests:  Godsgrave  by: Jay Kristoff
Read 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:  The Chemist  by: Stephenie Meyer
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:  The Girl in the Tower  by: Katherine Arden
Read a book by one of your favorite authors or read a book that Girlxoxo has recommended this year.

 


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