Bookish Bingo: Summer Edition

Posted June 29, 2014 by Kara in bookish bingo / 69 Comments

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Hi everyone!  We are so excited to bring to you the second round of Bookish Bingo.  This time it’s all about summer!  This time the rules are generally the same, but there have been some minor changes, so do scan them over.

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Since last time we had you guys stumped with some of the categories, we thought we’d share some recommendations for some of the tougher squares to get you rolling!

Sky on the Cover

  • These Broken Stars
  • Every Day by David Levithan
  • The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
  • After the End by Amy Plum

MC is LGBTIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, asexual)

  • Ask the Passengers
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post
  • Two Boys Kissing
  • Suicide Watch by Kelley Armstrong

Set During Summer

  • Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone
  • The Summer I Turned Pretty
  • Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare 

A Thriller

  • Choker
  • Night Film
  • Slide by Jill Hathaway
  • Don’t Look Back by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  • Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake

Set on a boat (or a boat is part of the setting)

  • The Raft
  • Girl at Sea by Maureen Johnson
  • Life of Pi
  • Fateful by Claudia Gray
  • Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Asian MC

  • A Really Awesome Mess
  • Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff
  • Shadows on the Moon by Zoe Marriott
  • Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata

“Storm,” “Rain,” or “Thunder in the Title

  • Servants of the Storm
  • The Art of Racing in the Rain
  • Storm Glass by Maria V. Snyder
  • Thor: God of Thunder, Vol1: The God Butcher
  • Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz

“July,” “August,” or “September” in the Title

  • August: Osage County
  • Fourth of July Creek by Smith Henderson
  • September Girls
  • Light in August by William Faulkner

Strong Sibling Relationship

  • Imaginary Girls
  • Something Real by Heather Demetrios
  • She Is Not Invisible
  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Featuring an Animal Companion

  • The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making
  • Northern Lights by Philip Pullman
  • The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima
  • Coraline
  • Blood Red Road by Moira Young
  • Year of Shadows by Claire Legrand

Set on an Island

  • Ten by Gretchen McNeil
  • And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  • On the Island by Tracey Garvis-Graves
  • Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
  • Nation by Terry Pratchett
  • Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

Music or Dance Themes

  • This Song Will Save Your Life
  • Bunheads
  • The Art of Forgetting
  • Five Flavors of Dumb
  • Audrey, Wait
  • Coda by Emma Trevayne
  • To Dance: A Ballerina’s Graphic Novel by Siena Cherson Sigel




What we need from you:

  • Sign-ups are easy this time – to do so, just comment down below with a link to your blog (or social media where you will be keeping track) and let us know that you’ll be participating!
  • It’s okay if you don’t have a blog.  You can use Goodreads or Booklikes (or any site like that) to track your reading progress.
  • At the end, compile a list of all your reviews into a Bingo Wrap Up, which you will link to on our post at the end of September.

Da Rulez:

  • Sign-ups close on July 14th
  • One square per book.  For instance, Mockingjay starts with M and is also a series finale, but can only count for one square.
  • All reading must be done during the months of July, August, and September.
  • There will be a giveaway again!  Extra entries will be awarded for multiple bingos and a fully covered card earns +5!


69 responses to “Bookish Bingo: Summer Edition

  1. I’m definitely signing up for this! I participated in the Spring Bookish Bingo so I am definitely excited for this one too. Can’t wait! 😀

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