book club thursday 2018










Welcome Readers!



Each Thursday(blog posts live at 0600 Central Standard Time) on something we call Book Club Thursday (BCT) myself and my BFF Ann from Romancing the Readers blog about book related goodness or maybe not so LOL!

Here is our 2018 Calendar.

We would love it if you read /played along.

Please comment or contact us if you have any questions.

Happy Reading!





January 


 4                    Getting to Know Us- Spotlight On      


11                   Thursday Rewind- Remember When

18                   Cover Talk
                        
25                   Reading Challenge


February



1st                  Getting to Know Us – Speed Round

8                     Thursday Rewind- In Case You Missed It

15                   Clearing Off the Book Shelves

22                   Reading Challenge


 March


1st                  Getting to Know Us- Spotlight On


8                     Thursday Rewind- Golden Oldie
                        
15                   True Confessions

22                   Reading Challenge

29                   Joint Review


  

April


 5                    Getting to Know Us- Nitty Gritty
                                             
12                   Thursday Rewind- Sloppy Seconds

19                   Riddle Me
                        
26                   Reading Challenge





May


 3                    Getting to Know Us- Spotlight On

10                   Thursday Rewind- In Case You Missed It

17                   Cover Talk
                        
24                   Reading Challenge

31                   Joint Review


June


7                     Getting to Know Us- Speed Round

14                   Thursday Rewind- Golden Oldie
                        
21                   Clearing Off the Book Shelves

28                   Reading Challenge



July

 5                    Getting to Know Us- Spotlight On

12                   Thursday Rewind- Remember When

19                   True Confessions

26                   Reading Challenge


August

2                     Getting to Know Us- Nitty Gritty
                                         
                    Thursday Rewind- In Case You Missed It

16                   Riddle Me
                        
23                   Reading Challenge

30                   Joint Review



September

 6                    Getting to Know Us- Spotlight On

13                   Thursday Rewind- Golden Oldie
                        
20                   Cover Talk
                        
27                   Reading Challenge


October 

 4                    Getting to Know Us- Speed Round

11                   Thursday Rewind – Sloppy Seconds

18                   Clearing Off the Book Shelves

25                   Reading Challenge


November

1st                  Getting to Know Us- Spotlight On

8                     Thursday Rewind- In Case You Missed It

15                   True Confessions

22                   Reading Challenge

29                   Joint Review  

  
December

6                     Getting to Know Us- Nitty Gritty  

13                   Riddle Me
                        
20                   Reading Challenge

27                   Wrap Up and 2019  






Now that you have seen the calendar here are brief details about each week’s events:


Getting to Know Us

Speed Round: Easy quick questions we answer (Y/N etc)

Spotlight On: In-depth themes

Nitty Gritty: In-depth /longer questions


Thursday  Rewind


Remember When: We each “remember” a 2017 BCT post

ICYMI: We are recalling another /each other’s BCT post from 2017 etc

Golden Oldie: We each recall/re-review a book from the past

Sloppy Seconds: We each read/review a book the other read in 2017  



Cover Talk

Think you know a book by the cover? Play along and see!

Riddle Me

Think you know a book based on the blurb? Play along and see.

True Confessions

We are confessing a deep dark secret! Okay…not really…you’ll have to read to see!  

Clearing Off the Book Shelves

We read any book we want as long as it has been  on shelf for at least six months

Reading Challenge

We read any book that fits a challenge from our list. The list is below.

Joint Review

We each read and review the same book.

Giveaways

Stay tuned!  However you must visit each blog on these weeks to be considered.  More details will follow on these dates!


READING CHALLENGES

Read a book published before 2010
Read a book published in the month (not year) you were born
Read a book set in your home state
Read a book with a cover you don’t like
Read a book you once gave up on
Read a book with a clever title
Read a new to you author
Start a new series
Read a hardcover
Read a trade
Read a “small-town” romance
Read a book with a favorite trope
Read a historical set anywhere but the USA
Read a book you keep meaning to read
Read a book that taught you something
Read a Trifecta book (sounds, cover, title must all be same theme)


Anger Management (a book that PISSED you off at some point)
Anything Goes (read ANYTHING you want)
Just Because (you read this “just because”…state the reason)
Bird- Beast – Fish (atypical animals are part of the story)
Land-Sea-Sky (features bodies of water, mountains, planes etc)
Double Dip (can re- do any challenge)
An Apple a Day (medical main character(s))
Recommend By (say who / what )
I Tried, But… (one you couldn’t finish and why)
Second Chances (an author you are giving a “second” chance to)
Hot for Teacher (main character(s)is a teacher)
Read a historical set in the USA
The Great Outdoors (main character(s) work outdoors)
AKA (author with a pseudonym)
BOO! ( book with a ghost)
Survivors (books with hard subject matter)


* completed challenges 


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