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Slay That TBR Challenge

by | Oct 25, 2020 | Books

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I came across the Slay That TBR Challenge while looking for additional reading challenges to participate in for 2020. I wanted to get through my to-be-read (TBR) pile, and this challenge made sense to help me achieve that! Check out what books I read to participate in the challenge:



  1. A book from a genre you generally avoid: Vengeance Road (Erin Bowman) – Western
  2. A book that’s part of a series: The Bone Season (Samantha Shannon)
  3. A book you started but never finished: Girl Made of Stars (Ashley Herring Blake)
  4. A book by an author you have been meaning to read but haven’t dared to: Verity (Colleen Hoover)
  5. A book written 100 years ago/classic: Norse Mythology (Neil Gaiman)
  6. A book picked up after reading a favorable review on a book blogger’s website or recommendation by a book-obsessed friend/relative: Such a Fun Age (Kiley Reid)
  7. A book set in the past or the future: The Mime Order (Samantha Shannon)
  8. Re-read an old favorite: Bridge to Terabithia (Katherine Paterson)
  9. A book to be read on a vacation or the plot is based around a holiday: Murder on the Orient Express (Agatha Christie)
  10. A free hit: The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires (Grady Hendrix)
  11. A book that would be a foodie’s delight: Love & Gelato (Jenna Evans Welch)
  12. A book with the cover in your favorite color: My Best Friend’s Exorcism (Grady Hendrix)
  13. A book with a love triangle: Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince (J.K. Rowling)
  14. World War I or World War II Drama: The Nightingale (Kristin Hannah)
  15. A book written by a famous personality: Over the Top (Johnathan Van Ness)
  16. A book gifted to you: Stay Sexy and Don’t Get Murdered (Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark)
  17. A YA Book: Dear Haiti, Love Alaine (Maika Moulite)
  18. A book based on mythology: Gods of Jade and Shadow (Silvia Moreno-Garcia)
  19. A book that’s been on your shelf for more than five years: The Tales of Beadle the Bard (J.K. Rowling)
  20. An award-winning book: Pumpkinheads (Rainbow Rowell & Faith Erin Hicks)
  21. A self-help book: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing (Marie Kondo)
  22. A book by an author whose name starts with the first letter of your name: Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix (J.K. Rowling)
  23. An audiobook/ebook or PDF read: Things You Save in a Fire (Katherine Center)
  24. A crime fiction: The Broken Girls (Simone St. James)

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