2020 Reading Challenge: September Book Recommendations

I invite all of you to participate in the Judging More Than Just the Cover 2020 Reading Challenge. Each month, we have a category to follow. Pick at least one book that falls into that category. I’ll let you know what book I chose and give a few other suggestions. This month’s category is a book you loved as a child.

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Book Review: Hex | Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Hex is the story of a town that is cursed by a witch with her eyes and mouth sewn shut. She shows up in houses and just stands and stares for days at a time. The people of the town can never leave and are plagued by the fear of what would happen if the witch’s eyes and mouth are ever opened.

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Review: Nothing to See Here | Kevin Wilson

Nothing to See Here follows Lilian as she becomes a nanny for one of her childhood friends. To her surprise, the children spontaneously catch on fire. So Lilian has to help conceal this secret to protect the children’s father’s political job.

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Review: Things You Save in a Fire | Katherine Center

Things You Save in a Fire follows a female firefighter, Cassie, after an altercation with a government employee at an award ceremony causes her to lose her position. Cassie’s estranged mother needs help while recovering from eye surgery, so Cassie reluctantly accepts the invite, with the caveat that it would be temporary.

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2020 Reading Challenge: August Book Recommendations

I invite all of you to participate in the Judging More Than Just the Cover 2020 Reading Challenge. Each month, we have a category to follow. Pick at least one book that falls into that category. I’ll let you know what book I chose and give a few other suggestions. This month’s category is a book by the water.

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Review: Trail of Lightning | Rebecca Roanhorse

Trail of Lightning follows the monster hunter, Maggie, after a climate-change-induced flood drowns most of the world. Now, gods, heroes, and monsters walk amongst those who remain on an old Navajo reservation.

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2020 Reading Challenge: July Book Recommendations

I invite all of you to participate in the Judging More Than Just the Cover 2020 Reading Challenge. Each month, we have a category to follow. Pick at least one book that falls into that category. I’ll let you know what book I chose and give a few other suggestions. This month’s category is a book in your least favorite genre.

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2020 Reading Challenge: June Book Recommendations

I invite all of you to participate in the Judging More Than Just the Cover 2020 Reading Challenge. Each month, we have a category to follow. Pick at least one book that falls into that category. I’ll let you know what book I chose and give a few other suggestions. This month’s category is a book in your least favorite genre.

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2020 Reading Challenge: May Book Recommendations

I invite all of you to participate in the Judging More Than Just the Cover 2020 Reading Challenge. Each month, we have a category to follow. Pick at least one book that falls into that category. I’ll let you know what book I chose and give a few other suggestions. This month’s category is a book that takes place where you live.

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2020 Reading Challenge: April Book Recommendations

I invite all of you to participate in the Judging More Than Just the Cover 2020 Reading Challenge. Each month, we have a category to follow. Pick at least one book that falls into that category. I’ll let you know what book I chose and give a few other suggestions. This month’s category is a book with an #OwnVoices character different than you.

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