Monthly Motif 2018

Monthly Motif 2018

For this challenge, each month is assigned a motif or theme. My task is to read one book per month that fits in with the assigned motifs. The sign-ups page is here, in case this challenge interests you as well. I will update each category here as I finish during the month(s).

JANUARY – Diversify Your Reading

Read a book with a character (or written by an author) of a race, religion, or sexual orientation other than your own.

Book Chosen: The Locked Room, by Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö.


Read a book with a one word title.

Book Chosen: Wonder, by R J Palacio.

MARCH – Travel the World

Read a book set in a different country than your own, written by an author from another country than your own, or a book in which the characters travel.

Book Chosen: Following Fish, by Samanth Subramanian.

APRIL – Read Locally

Read a book set in your country, state, town, village or by an author from your country, state, town, or village.

Book Chosen: Nutcat the Wise, by A.R. Sara.

MAY – Book to Screen

Read a book that’s been turned into a movie/TV Series.

Book Chosen: Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban, by J K Rowling.

JUNE – Crack the Case

Mysteries, Crimes, WhoDunnits

Book Chosen: Quiche of Death, by M C Beaton.

JULY – Vacation Reads

Read a book you think is a perfect vacation read and tell us why.

Book Chosen: Shyam, by Devdutt Pattanaik.