Monthly Challenge – August 2019

Duration: 1st August – 31st August 2019
Number of books: 11
Hosted by:My Vampire Book Obsession

◈ Duration 
Starts: August 1st
Ends: August 31st

• 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.

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

1. Lemonade
This month we celebrate national lemonade day. With it’s delicious and refreshing taste, it’s not hard to see why this drink has become such a summertime favorite.
Read a book with a drink on the cover, or with a sweet or tart character.

2. Another Dimension
The weather has gone topsy turvy and nothing is as it should be. People are bewildered and can’t make heads or tails of it. We have officially entered The Twilight Zone.
Read a Science Fiction book or a book that has a different dimension.

3. Beach Bum
It’s that time of year where we all head to the coast to sit back, relax, and enjoy a good book while lounging about on the beach. Yes, nothing quite says summer like getting sand in places where it shouldn’t be.
Read a book while your at the beach, that has water on the cover, or any other book that would be perfect to read while at the beach.Valkyrie by Kate O’Hearn

4. In the Glade
During the night when the moon shines bright, fae of the summer court come out to sing and dance and cause mischief. Have some fun and join them in their revelry. But whatever you do, don’t eat the food! 
Read a book that has fae in it, or a character who is hard to read.

5. Road Trip
Pack up your stuff and toss it in the car, it’s time for a road trip! Let’s see the sights, enjoy the beautiful scenery, and experience new things. Read a book where the characters go on an adventure, or if there is lots of driving in the story.American Gods by Neil Gaiman

6. The Shadows
For us pale folk the sun is our bane. It hurts our eyes, burns our skin and turns us into a vibrant shade of lobster. The only safe place to hide is in the dark. Stick to the shadows! 
Read a book about vampires or other creatures that are sensitive to daylight. One Foot in the Grave by Jeaniene Frost

7. Wipe Out
With the sun blazing high in the sky it’s easy to feel exhausted and out of it. The warmth just leeches all your energy until ya got no oomph. To beat the heat, read a book when it’s really hot outside as a form of escapism, or read a book that takes place during the winter.

8. It’s Alive!
The ever famous author, Merry Shelley, was born on August 30th of 1797. To pay homage to such a legend, read a book with a monster in it, or read a book that begins with any letter in the word Frankenstein.Bloody Valentine by James Patterson

9. Smokin’
While the weather is hot and humid, scaled beasties come out to play for the warm air encourages dragons to journey forth and mingle with mortals. 
Read a book that has dragons in it, or a hot and steamy love affair.Eragon by Christopher Paolini

10. Berry Picking
Fresh sweet berries are aplenty in the warm summer months. Weather eaten fresh or put in a dessert, they are a delightfully scrumptious treat!
Read a book with fruit on the cover, with a berry colored cover, or with an especially fruity character.

With all the outdoor activities going on in August it’s imperative to wear a good sunscreen. Don’t leave the house without it ladies. You’ll regret it if you do! 
Read a book from a genre that begins with one of the letters in the word SPF.

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