Poker Face

Duration: 1st January – 30th June
Number of books: 30
Hosted by:My Vampire Book Obsession

Poker Face

One book per task

January 1st – June 30th

BAD BEAT – 10 books
BIG BLIND – 20 books
BUBBLE – 30 books



Royal flush
Read a book 
♦ with a powerful being – Sea Witch by Virginia Kantra
♦ with royalty of any form – Fairest of All by Serena Valentino
♦ with black or red on the cover – Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

Straight flush 
Read a book 
♦ that is 1st or 5th in a series – A Date With the Other Side by Erin McCarthy
♦ with a title that begins with a letter in “straight” – Hexed by Ilona Andrews, Yasmine Galenorn, Allyson James & Jeanne C. Stein
♦ tagged “fantasy” – The Beast of Blackmoor Bog by Kate Forsyth

Four of a kind 
Read a book 
♦ that is 4th in a series
♦ by an author that has published at least 4 books – Seeing is Believing by Erin McCarthy
♦ that you discovered in the last four months – Journeys to the Other Side of the World by David Attenborough


Full house 
Read a book 
♦ with a character that lives in something other than a house – The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
♦ where a character has multiple room mates – The Siren by Kiera Cass
♦ from a series that has a spin-off or is a spin-off – Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs

Read a book 
♦ with a cover that is mostly one colour – Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
♦ with vampires – Dead End Dating by Kimberly Raye
♦ released this year

Read a book 
♦ that is first in a series – Gene of Isis by Traci Harding
♦ that next in a series you need to finish – The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
♦ by an author you’ve read at least 5 books from already – When Demons Walk by Patricia Briggs

Three of a kind 
Read a book 
♦ from a trilogy – Through the Tiger’s Eye by Kerrie O’Connor
♦ where a character plays cards or does card tricksBit the Jackpot by Erin McCarthy
♦ with a symbol or any kind on the cover – Mad Hatters and March Hares edited by Ellen Datlow (the cards & their symbols)


Two pair 
Read a book 
♦ that is 2nd in a series – The Silver Horse by Kate Forsyth
♦ tagged “fantasy” – The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
♦ with two people on the cover – Heiress for Hire by Erin McCarthy

Read a book 
♦ tagged “romance” – High Stakes by Erin McCarthy
♦ by two authors – The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper by Maxim Jakubowski & Nathan Braund
♦ added to your TBR in the last two months – Prince of Shadows by Rachel Caine

High Card 
Read a book 
♦ by a favourite author – Masques by Patricia Briggs
♦ tagged ‘paranormal’ – Weddings From Hell by Maggie Shayne, Jeaniene Frost, Terri Garey & Kathryn Smith
♦ with one person on the cover – Sea Fever by Virginia Kantra

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