Bookish Bingo: Summer Edition (Updated)

Another month/season, another challenge!  Though I'm still participating in the Summer Libary Challenge hosted by Kate and Kristen @ The Book Monsters, another book event has popped up on my radar and it looks like too much fun to pass up (plus, they will work together).  Discovered through The Book Monsters, but hosted by Kara, Lyn, and Bekka @ Great Imaginations, Bookish Bingo is a reading challenge with set guidelines for each square on the grid.  The goal:  knock out the squares to get a bingo (or more!).  Sounds like a rip-roaring good time to me!

Here's the Bingo card

Here are the rules:
  1. One square per book.  For instance, Mockingjay starts with M and is also a series finale, but can only count for one square.
  2. All reading must be done during the months of July, August, and September.
  3. Enter the giveaway!  Multiple Bingos gets you more entries and a fully covered card gets you five extra entries.  Woohoo
  4. At the end of September, provide a link with your reviews during the Bingo Wrap-Up.
If you want to sign up or just check it out, here's the link.  Sign-ups close on July 14th.  I will keep track of my progress on this post.

Completed Bingos
  • B1, B2, B3, B4, B5
  • B5, I4, Free, G2, O1
  • B2, I2, N2, G2, O2

B1:  A Stand-Alone Novel:  Belle Cora by Phillip Margulies
B2:  Starts with S, U, M, E or R:  The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
B3:  A Series Finale: Allegiant by Veronica Roth
B4:  A Blue Cover:  In Paradise by Peter Matthiessen
B5:  Music/Dance Themes: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

I2:  A Thriller:  The Supernatural Enhancements by Edgar Cantero
I4:  A Summer Release:  Top Secret Twenty-One by Janet Evanovich  (released June 17th, 2014)

N2:  Set on a Boat:  Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
N4:  Strong Sibling Relationship: The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown

G1:  Set During Summer:  That Summer by Lauren Willig
G2:  Asian MC: Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
G5:  Set in Europe: Scotsmen Prefer Blondes by Sara Ramsey

O1:  Pink Cover:  The Girl in the Road by Monica Byrne
O2:  A Middle Grade Novel:  Stuart Little by EB White
O4:  Set on an Island: Greetings from Somewhere Else by Monica McInerney (technically, Ireland is an island)


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