Monthly Book Award Reading Challenge [May Check In]

Welcome to the May 2020 check-in for the Book Awards Reading Challenge. Sorry for the late post on this one!! Please still plan to post your book or read it if you haven’t yet even though it’s a month late. This month’s task is to read a book (or books) that WON an award in MAY. 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.

May Check In

To get you started, here are a few awards that have been presented in May:

Best Translated Book Awards

The Best Translated Book Awards honor the best original works of international fiction and poetry published in the U.S. during the previous year.

Slave Old Man

Stoker Award

The Stoker Award is a recognition presented annually by the Horror Writers Association for “superior achievement” in dark fantasy and horror writing.

The Cabin at the End of the World

Nebula Awards

The Nebula Awards are voted on, and presented by, active members of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. They are given each year for various categories including best novel, novella, novelette, short story along with the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy.

The Calculating Stars


  • 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?!


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