Here Be Monsters

Duration: 1st October – 31st December 2020
Number of books: 35
Hosted by: My Vampire Book Obsession

Here Be Monsters

He was drawn to the edge of things. To the places old mariners knew, and warned, “Beyond here be monsters.”… He stepped into the beyond, and found the monsters hidden deep inside all the reasonable, gentle, laughing people. He went where even they were afraid to go.

Beyond here be monsters

October 1st – December 31st

Complete at least five tasks to get the vampire heart
All genres welcome
Rereads welcome
No minimum page count
One book per task

Mermaid: 5-15 books
Kraken: 16-25 books
Cthulhu: 26-35 books


1. Read a book with zombies or vampires.Working Stiff by Rachel Caine
2. Read a book with a goddess/god in the story. – Archangel’s Kiss by Nalini Singh
3. Read a book with green/gold/blue on the cover. – The Pregnancy Test by Erin McCarthy
4. Read a book with blood or something red on the cover. – Truth or Beard by Penny Reid (red beard)
5. Read a book with shapeshifters. – Stray by Rachel Vincent
6. Read a book set in a cold place or during winter.The Cowboy’s Lady by Debbie Macomber
7. Read a book with one person on the cover. – The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton


8. Read a book with a page count over 100 pages. – Killer Cupcakes by Leighann Dobbs
9. Read a book with a scientist or a character in the medical profession. – Houston, We Have a Problem by Erin McCarthy
10. Read a book with monsters. – The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
11. Read a book part of a series that has been made into a comic book/TV show/movie/game.Death in Daylesford by Kerry Greenwood
12. Read a book with demons or an evil character. – The Jewel of Seven Stars by Bram Stoker
13. Read a book tagged ‘paranormal’. – Death’s Excellent Vacation edited by Charlaine Harris & Toni L.P. Kelner
14. Read a book tagged ‘mystery’ or ‘horror’. – Dracula by Bram Stoker


15. Read a book with an immortal being. – A Kiss Before the Apocalypse by Thomas E. Sniegoski
16. Read a book with a male main character/author/narrator. – Looking for Alaska by John Green
17. Read a book set in a mountainous region or woods. – The Sheriff Takes a Wife by Debbie Macomber
18. Read a book set at sea for a portion of the story. – Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
19. Read a book over 300 pages long. – Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn (384 pp.)
20. Read a book with more than one creepy character. – Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie (all the suspects are kind of creepy)
21. Read a book with a character that has fangs. – Marley and Me by John Grogan (Marley)


22. Read a novella/short story or listen to an audiobook.Bad Boys in Black Tie by Lori Foster, Erin McCarthy & Morgan Leigh
23. Read a book with a female main character. – Feels Like Family by Sherryl Woods
24. Read a book with a sexy character. – Bad Boys Online by Erin McCarthy
25. Read a book with a gross cover. – Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas by Adam Kay
26. Read a book with two people on the cover. – Her Secret Agent by Paige Tyler
27. Read a book with a female villain. – Dead and Dateless by Kimberly Raye
28. Read a book with a magic user (witch, wizard, elemental, etc.). – The Stone Mage and the Sea by Sean Williams


29. Read a book tagged “Fantasy”. – Home Improvement edited by Charlaine Harris & Toni L.P. Kelner
30. Read a book with a dark cover. – The Good, the Bad, and the Undead by Kim Harrison
31. Read a book with a villain who is a magic user. – Red Winter by Annette Marie
32. Read a book you’ve been meaning to read for awhile. – Becoming by Michelle Obama
33. Read a book over 500 pages long. – Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
34. Read a book that doesn’t have a happy ending. – I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
35. Read any book you want! – The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han


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