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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

2018 Monthly Motif Challenge

2018 Monthly Motif Reading Challenge! Click on the link for full details. 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…I've listed my tentative choices below.

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.

Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude by Ross Gay (1/11/18)
Read a book with a one word title.
Avalanche by Kay Boyle (2/8/18) 

MARCH – Travel the World
Read a book set in a different country than your own, written by an author from another country than your own, or a book in which the characters travel.
Dog Will Have His Day by Fred Vargas [France] (3/4/18)

APRIL – Read Locally
Read a book set in your country, state, town, village (or has a main character from your home town, country, etc)
Death of a Hoosier Schoolmaster by Marlis Day [set in Indiana] (4/10/18)

MAY- Book to Screen
Read a book that’s been made into a movie or a TV show.
Rear Window by Cornell Woolrich (5/22/18)

JUNE- Crack the Case
Mysteries, True Crime, Who Dunnit’s.
The Hellfire Conspiracy by Will Thomas (6/1/18)

JULY – Vacation Reads
Read a book you think is a perfect vacation read and tell us why.
AUGUST- 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 Very Private Enterprise by Elizabeth Ironside [1984 John Creasey New Blood Dagger Award]
SEPTEMBER- Don’t Turn Out The Light
Cozy mystery ghost stories, paranormal creeptastic, horror novels.
OCTOBER- New or Old
Choose a new release from 2018 or a book known as a classic.
Books where family dynamics play a big role in the story
DECEMBER- Wrapping It Up
Winter or holiday themed books or books with snow, ice, etc in the title or books set in winter OR read a book with a theme from any of the months in this challenge (could be a theme you didn’t do, or one you want to do again).

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