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Saturday, November 24, 2012

2013 Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge

This challenge is hosted by Bookmark to Blog and all images in this post originate from the challenge post.  Kim has chosen key words to go with each month of the year in 2013 and the challenge is to read a book that lines up with one of the keywords.  Here are the guidelines straight from her:


* The title you choose can be a variation on one of the key words. For example- your title could include the word 'snowing' or 'snowflake' even though the key word is 'snow.'

*Key words can be tweaked. For example- You could read "Cinder" or "Ashes" for the key word 'Fire' and that would be just fine. If the key word is 'family' then your title could include the word 'sister' or 'mother.'If the key word is 'food' then your title could include the word 'cake.'

I'm adding another dimension to this challenge for myself, which is that I'll be trying as best I can to read books that I already own, whether they be paper books or Kindle books or whatever. It's kind of ridiculous that I've accumulated so many books.  Don't we all have this problem though? Be honest now.

Anyway, I'll leave you to check out the sign up page for yourself to see the complete list of key words for each month, but I'll make my list here of books that I'll be reading and what keyword they fit with.

January: Fire
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

February: Animal
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Wolf Who Rules by Wen Spencer

March: Magic
Magic Slays by Ilona Andrews
Love's Magic by Traci Hall

April: Home
Elfhome by Wen Spencer

May: Shatter
The Shattered Dark by Sandy Williams

June: Sea
A Burial at Sea by Charles Finch (which means I'll have to read A Stranger in Mayfair as well :D)

July: Night
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

August: Clear
Throne of Glass by Sara Maas (hey glass is clear)

September: Space
Gabriel's Ghost by Linnea Sinclair (space romance)- this one is a stretch, I know

October: Witch
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

November: Number
Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake by Sarah MacLean

December: Throne
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
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