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August Monthly Motif Check In {Genre Jumble}

August Check InThe July theme for the 2016 Monthly Motif Reading Challenge is Genre Jumble. Pick a book that is from a genre that you don’t normally read from. Here’s a look at what Tanya and I have picked to read…

Kim – So the genre that I almost always avoid like the plague would be contemporary. But I also haven’t read that much horror even though I love paranormal, thriller, mystery, etc. So… I looked at both genres and in the end I picked Please Ignore Vera Dietz, A.S. King which is a contemporary read that’s supposed to be guaranteed to break my heart.

Vera’s spent her whole life secretly in love with her best friend, Charlie Kahn. And over the years she’s kept a lot of his secrets. Even after he betrayed her. Even after he ruined everything. So when Charlie dies in dark circumstances, Vera knows a lot more than anyone—the kids at school, his family, even the police. But will she emerge to clear his name?

vera dietz


Tanya – Like Kim, I don’t normally read Contemporary books so I’m going to choose a book that’s been getting a lot of buzz lately, Truly Madly Guilty, Liane Moriarty.

Six responsible adults. Three cute kids. One small dog. It’s just a normal weekend. What could possibly go wrong? Two months later, it won’t stop raining, and Clementine and Sam can’t stop asking themselves the question: What if we hadn’t gone?

truly madly guilty (book)


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What genre do you usually skip and why?

When you’ve completed your Genre Jumble read for this challenge, link to your review using the linky below. The linky will remain open until Sept 10th.

Kimberly Lynne
Librarian - History Nerd - Nature Lover - Notebook Hoarder - Mom - Wife

4 comments

  1. […] August Monthly Motif Challenge was Genre Jumble. We hope you all had fun mixing it up this month and trying something new. Kim […]

  2. […] were in was so well interwoven into the story that I loved seeing everything unveil. Thanks to the August Monthly Motif Challenge for getting me outside my reading comfort […]

  3. […] back to my genre list…So far I’ve read mostly crime, fantasy, and science fiction. The Monthly Motif Challenge has pulled me out of those genres a bit but not a […]

  4. I dug Please Ignore Vera Dietz. I hope you like it!

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