2017 Monthly Motif Reading Challenge Sign Ups

2017-reading-challenge-sign-upsJANUARY 1, 2017 – DECEMBER 31, 2017 ~

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…

2017 Monthly Motif Reading Challenge

(Click on the month to go to the Challenge Check-In Link-up)

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.

FEBRUARY – Undercover Thriller
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
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
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
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
Cozy mystery ghost stories, paranormal haunting, murder mysteries, weird and scary creatures- it’s up to you!

OCTOBER – Games, Challenges, & Contests
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
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
Read a book by one of your favorite authors or read a book that Girlxoxo has recommended this year.

Below is a participation linky. Please use it to sign up and/or link up to your Monthly Motif Introduction blog post. If you don’t write a blog, link up to your Goodreads profile page.

The Nuts and Bolts – IMPORTANT!

On the first of each month we’ll be checking in with you and putting up a new linky for you to link your reviews for that month to. You will have until the 10th of the next month to add your link. After that the linky will be closed. You can find our latest Monthly Motif post in the blog sidebar.

Thanks for joining and have fun!

Sign up to Participate Here:


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    October 8, 2017

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  2. Julie Wright

    August 3, 2017

    I have signed up to start this challenge in August, I hope that this is ok?
    Also, I am not sure sure what you mean by linky?
    Sorry new blogger here.
    Thank you 🙂

  3. Sue at Book By Book

    February 4, 2017

    Glad you are hosting this challenge again – I really enjoyed it last year!

    I see that you only have the monthly link-ups open until the 10th of the next month – that would explain why I’ve never been able to participate! I am rarely that on-time with my month-end post (because I first I have to finish all my reviews from the past month). Would love if you could extend the linky deadline a week or two, but if not, maybe this will be extra motivation to catch up!

    Not off to a good start, though, just posting my 2017 challenges in February…



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