2021 Monthly Motif Reading Challenge [January Check-In]

Welcome to the January check-in for the 2021 Monthly Motif Reading Challenge! This month’s task is to read a book (or books) that fits the theme/motif for January. Check in here (in the comments), in our Goodreads group, on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #MonthlyMotifGXO.

The January Motif is…


“Read a book from the Fantasy, Fairytale, Mythology, or Folklore Sub Genres


  • Your task is to read at least 1 book that fits the monthly theme/motif.
  • Post about what you’ve read anywhere online – your blog, Goodreads and / or social media using the hashtag #MonthlyMotifGXO
  • Come back to our check-in here in the comments – leave a link and/or tell us which book(s) you read, the award and year it won.

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5 Replies to “2021 Monthly Motif Reading Challenge [January Check-In]”

  1. […] JANUARY-  Once Upon A Time. Read a book from the Fantasy, Fairytale, Mythology, or Folklore Sub Genres. […]

  2. […] Rose Red, Ed McBain. I randomly came across this book when looking for something to read for the January Monthly Motif Reading Challenge. It was a solid mystery novel … not outstanding, but it’s fast paced and will keep you […]

  3. Kristi says:

    I just finished Till We Have Faces, by C.S. Lewis. It’s a retelling of the myth of Psyche and Cupid, and I thought it was really good!

  4. Melissa Denny says:

    I read The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Curuso. I am going back and reading everything she has written!

  5. Tanya says:

    I read the young adult fantasy novel, Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger. It was my first novel of 2021 and a great #ownvoices tale.