Genevieve

Duration: 1st November – 30th November 2019
Number of books: 11
Hosted by: My Vampire Book Obsession

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Duration:
November 1st – November 30th

How it Works:
Ten books each month is a lot, so there will be 5 different levels. 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. According to the Celtic tree calendar the Reed Moon is October 28-November 23. Reed is typically used to make wind instruments and during this month it is the sound of music calling the spirits of the dead to the Underworld. Read a book where a character dies or with a MC that practices some kind of divination.The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket

2. November 1st is All Saints’ Day. Read a book with an angel, a ghost, or a spiritual character.Larceny and Lace by Annette Blair

3. November 1-2 Day of the Dead (Dio De Los Muertos). This festival honors the dead by celebrating the lives and deaths of our loved ones. Read a book about zombies or a book a family/friend recommended to you.Xoe by Sara C. Roethle

4. King Tut Day. King Tutankhamen became the king of Egypt when he was 9 and he died when he was 19. His tomb was discovered on November 4, 1922. Read a book that takes place in Egypt, with archeology or a YA adventure book.Magic of Thieves by C. Greenwood

5. Men Make Dinner Day. November 7th (first Thursday of the month). Read a romance and/or with a love interest that cooks.Mate Set by Laurann Dohner

6. Veteran’s Day honors those who have served in the military. It is observed on November 11th. Read a book with a MC/love interest who is a soldier, spy, diplomat.The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman

7. World Kindness Day-A series of conferences took place in Japan with people from around the world seeking to promote more kindness. The group became known as the World Kindness Movement. They made a Declaration of Kindness on November 13, 1997. Read a book that inspires you to be a better person or a character that makes their world a better place with kindness and compassion.Anne of Green Gable by Lucy Maud Montgomery

8. Chaos Never Dies Day-Show your acceptance of the disorder/chaos in your life by reading a book that has been on your TBR for a long time. Then read another…and another…and another… At some point you will realize that this task will never end. You can accept that by reading only one or add books until the month is over. Your choice!Coyote Speaks by Ari Berk & Carolyn Dunn

9. Festival of Hecate-November 30th. She was the goddess of magic, witchcraft, the night moon, ghosts and necromancy. Read a book with a haunted house or a dog in it. Or both!Killing Moon by Rebecca York

10. The Elder Moon, from the Celtic tree calendar, is from November 24 to December 23. This time is for endings and renewal, birth and death and creativity. Read a book with a creative character, a baby, a couple falls in love or ends their relationship.China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan

Bonus:
Thanksgiving. Do as many as you wish.

This year I am grateful for…
Books & Hobbies-Read a book with a dragon in it.Dragon Blood by Patricia Briggs
Family-Read a book with a close family relationship.The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket
Food-Read a book with a letter in the title from the words Thanksgiving Feast.The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
Friendship-Read a book with a friend or with a side character you’d like to be your friend.Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride (like ALL of the side characters and friends)
Health-Read a book with a vampire or other immortal character.The Mammoth Book of Vampire Romance 2: Love Bites edited by Trisha Telep
Job, Career, Vocation-Read a book with an interesting task, work environment and/or a great boss.The Inventions, Researches and Writings of Nikola Tesla by Nikola Tesla
Money-Read a book with a rich character or buy a book and read it.Burned Promises by Willow Winters
Pets-Read a cat/dog mystery or a book where an animal is important to the story.Beowulf for Cretins: A Love Story by Ann McMan
Significant Other-Read a book with a book boyfriend/girlfriend you have or want…Company Town by Madeline Ashby (Daniel)
Success-Read a book where the good guys/gals triumph or with a great reward at the end.At Grave’s End by Jeaniene Frost

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