|| Updated for 2016
This Master List of Book Blogging Memes started as a Bloggiesta Challenge to provide a comprehensive, up to date list of bookish memes out there. Here’s the updated version – which memes do you participate in?
It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? @ Book Date. Link to your post about what you’ve read recently, are currently reading & plan on reading next … not active on Sheila’s blog right now.
Mailbox Monday is hosted weekly at Mailbox Monday. Link to your post about the books you recently received.
Bookmark Monday @ Guiltless Reading. If you have a bookmark to share leave a comment on the Monday post.
Boost It Tuesday @ Candace’s Book Blog. Authors and book bloggers, link up your Facebook for a boost.
Top Ten Tuesday @ The Broke and the Bookish. Writing prompts (posted in advance) for “10 Books That …”
Tell Me Something Tuesday @ Rainy Day Ramblings. Post about the weekly question on your blog and link up (topics are up 1 week in advance).
First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros @ Bibliophile by the Sea. Share the first paragraph (or a few) of a book you’re reading or thinking about reading soon.
Reader Workouts @ Joy’s Book Blog. A weekly event where we share workout stories, goals, successes, and challenges.
Waiting on Wednesday @ Breaking the Spine. Show off upcoming releases that you’re eagerly anticipating.
Wishlist Wednesday @ Pen to Paper. A book blog hop where we will post about one book per week that has been on our wishlist for some time, or just added, that we can’t wait to get off the wishlist and onto our wonderful shelves.
What Are You Reading Wednesday @ It’s a Reading Thing. A weekly feature where you can answer the questions in the comments section of the weekly #WAYRW post or link back to your #WAYRW post on your blog via the link up.
Shelf Control @ Bookshelf Fantasies. Let’s talk about a book that we want to read AND already own.
Wondrous Words Wednesday @ Bermuda Onion. A weekly meme where you can share new words that you’ve encountered or spotlight words you love.
Word Nerd Wednesday @ Bookish Regards. Find an unusual word that appeals to you in some way. Write a post on your own blog where you share the word and its definition, and share the link to your post in the comments section of Bookish Regards.
Booking Through Thursday @ Booking Through Thursday. Weekly bookish writing prompts.
Beyond the Books @ Kissin Blue Karen. Weekly topics that focus on life … beyond books. Prompts are provided so let’s discuss!
Bookish (and not-so Bookish) Thoughts @ Bookishly Boisterous. Write what’s on you mind and link up at the host blog every week.
Lit Lovers Link Up @ Daily Mayo. Share links to any book or quote related posts.
Thursday Quotables @ Bookshelf Fantasies. Highlight a great quote, line, or passage discovered during your reading each week.
What’s Next @ Icey Books. Select 3-5 books that you want to read but can’t decide which one to read first. At the end of your post, ask readers to vote on which one you should read next.
Thirsty Thursday & Hungry Hearts @ (un)Conventional Book Views. Write a post that features a quote with food or drinks that showed up in a recent read, as well as if it’s something you think you’d like or not. Then share it in the link-up at the hosts’ blog.
Book Traveling Thursdays @ The Girl Who Read too Much. Picking a book related to the weekly theme that is announced in the group Goodreads page (if you want to join click here) at the beginning of each month. After that you can write a blog post where you explain why you choose that book and choose different covers from different countries. To make it a little bit easy you are going to choose different editions of the original cover, the cover from your country, your favorite cover, and your least favorite cover.
Book Beginnings @ Rose City Reader. Share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires.
Book Blogger Hop @ Coffee Addicted Writer. A weekly writing prompt for you to answer on your own blog. Prompts are posted well in advance.
Feature Follow Friday @ Parajunkee and Alison Can Read. This meme has a writing prompt that you answer on your own blog, but it’s also specifically for you to follow other participants by visiting their blog and subscribing to them in anyway you want – and you will get followed in return.
The Friday 56 (with Instagram 56) @ Freda’s Voice. Grab a book, any book, and turn to page 56. Find a sentence that grabs you and post it either on your blog or on Instagram tagged with #Friday56.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Fridays @ On Starships and Dragonwings. Link up to your SFF reviews that are no more than a week old, and as an added bonus, you’ll have the chance to win an Amazon gift card.
Exploring My Bookshelves @ Addlepates and Book Nerds. Take a “shelfie” (a picture of your bookshelf) and then use one of the books on your shelves to answer the weekly prompt.
Weekend Cooking @ Beth Fish Reads. Open to anyone who has any kind of food-related post to share: Book (novel, nonfiction) reviews, cookbook reviews, movie reviews, recipes, random thoughts, gadgets, quotations, photographs.
Saturday Review of Books @ Semicolon. Link to a book review you’ve written during the past week.
Stacking the Shelves @ Team Tynga’s Reviews. All about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!
Shelf Candy Saturday @ A Night’s Dream of Books. A weekly link-up to showcase beautiful book covers.
Soundtrack Saturday @ The Hardcover Lover. Create a mini or full soundtrack for that book based on characters and plot details. Post and link up!
The Sunday Post @ The Caffeinated Book Reviewer. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog.
The Sunday Salon (Facebook Group). Link to whatever bookishness you’re discussing on Sunday.
Cover Characteristic @ Sugar & Snark. Each week we will post a characteristic and choose 5 of our favorite cover’s with that characteristic. If you want to join in and share your 5 favorite covers with the weeks particular characteristic, then just make a post, grab the meme picture (or make your own) and leave your URL in the Linky.
Book Nook @ Create With Joy (1st Fridays). Share any of your book-related posts – reviews, news, round-ups. You can add many links as you like.
Best of the Bunch @ A Cocoon of Books. At the end of each month, take a look what you read that month and share your favorites.
Quick Lit @ Modern Mrs. Darcy. Link to your post with short reviews of what you’ve read lately.
Tell me – Do you currently participate in any memes? Do you do it all the time, or do you just drop in occasionally? Were you able to get ideas for posts on your own blog from any of the memes above? Have you found any memes that you might participate in – in the future?