May Monthly Challenge 2019

Duration: 1st May – 31st May
Number of books: 10
Hosted by:My Vampire Book Obsession

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Starts: May 1
Ends: May 31

How It Works
Ten books each month is a lot, so there will be 5 different levels. So pick which level you want to do and that’s how many items you will need to check off.

Transitional – 2 books
Fledgling – 4 books
Vampire – 6 books
Master – 8 books
Vampire King or Queen – 10 books

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1. The birthstone for May is the emerald which represents success or love. Read a book that represents one of these in the story or both. – The Radium Girls by Kate Moore
2. The zodiac sign for May are Taurus (April 20 – May 20) and Gemini (May 21 – June 20) Read a book where a character has horns (described in the story or on the cover) or has multiple personalities identities – Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan (Alex)
3.May 5 – Cinco De Mayo, read a book that is red, green, or white. – I Am Heathcliff curated by Kate Mosse
4. On May 14, 1804, Lewis and Clark, the great explorers began their trip up the Missouri River. Read a book where there is an great adventure or someone travels.Bit the Jackpot by Erin McCarthy
5.On May 1, 1931, the Empire State Building was officially opened. Read a book set in New York city.
6. May the Forth be with you! It’s Star Wars day! Read a book that is set in outer space or has stars on the cover.
7.May 3rd is National Paranormal Day!! Did anyone know this was a national holiday? Celebrate and read any paranormal book you would like! – Unbound by Kim Harrison, Melissa Marr, Jeaniene Frost, Vicki Pettersson & Jocelynn Drake
8. Read a book where the authors initials are found in M A Y.
9. May 28th is Memorial Day. Read a book with a cemetery on the cover or a book where the MC is or has been in the military.Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
10. The month May was named for Maia, the Greek goddess of fertility. Read a book that features Greek mythology or where a character is pregnant. 

Bonus Read: Apparently all of these foods are celebrated in the month of May read a book where a character indulges in one of these foods or this food item is on the cover. – Laughing All the Way to the Mosque by Zarqa Nawaz (BBQ story and indulgence in food)
Chocolate Custard (any type of chocolate)
Loaded Potato (any type of potato) 

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