Monthly Book Award Reading Challenge [August Check In]

Welcome to the August 2020 check-in for the Book Awards Reading Challenge. This month’s task is to read a book (or books) that WON an award in AUGUST. 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 #GXOAwardReadingChallenge. And don’t forget to update your 2020 Reading Challenges Tracker.

August Book Award Reading Challenge

August Check In

To get you started … The Hugo Awards for excellence in the field of science fiction and fantasy are typically presented in August. Each book in The Broken Earth trilogy by N.K. Jemisin won the award for Best Novel in 2016, 2017 and 2018. The Fifth Season (Broken Earth #1) was announced as the winner on Aug. 20, 2016; The Obelisk Gate (Broken Earth #2), was announced as the winner on Aug. 11, 2017 and The Stone Sky (Broken Earth #3) was announced as the winner on Aug. 19, 2018.


  • Your task is to read at least 1 book that has WON a book award presented in the month (any year)
  • Post about what you’ve read anywhere online – your blog, in Goodreads GXO Reading Challenge group and / or social media using the hashtag #GXOAwardReadingChallenge
  • 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.

And don’t forget to update your 2020 reading challenges tracker … so what are you reading this month?!


// Comments //

  1. I read Neuromancer by Willaim Gibson for August [Hugo winner 1985]. Can’t say that cyberpunk is my favorite SF sub-genre….

    • @ Bev 🙂 It’s not for everyone but I applaud you for giving it a try!