2020 Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge [October Check In]

Welcome back to the 2020 Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge! Your challenge this month is to read a book that includes one of this months Key Words in the title. Then link up to where you posted about it in the comments, on our Goodreads GXO Reading Challenge group or on Instagram using the hashtag #MonthlyKeyWordGXO. And don’t forget to update your 2020 Reading Challenges Tracker.

October Key Words

Haunt, Around, Shadow, Grave, Murder, Deep

Check out our reading suggestions below.


  • Your task is to read at least 1 book for any of the keywords
  • Post about what you’ve read anywhere online – your blog, on the GXO Reading Challenge Group and / or social media using the hashtag #MonthlyKeyWordGXO
  • Come back to our check-in here in the comments leave a link and/or tell us which book(s) you read and what you thought.

If you have any other book suggestions please drop them in the comments. Also- we’d love to know which book you picked for this month!


// Comments //

  1. Cinzia

    Oct 26

    I read “the shadow of the wind” by Carlos Ruiz Zafòn
    great book!

    • @Cinzia I need to reread this. I read it probably 10 years ago and I don’t remember much about it.

    • Somdutta

      Nov 30

      Hey I have read half of this but never completed it. This inspires me to get back to it, thanks!

  2. October’s Book: Shadow on the Wall by H. C. Bailey (https://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2020/10/shadow-on-wall.html)

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