Duration: 1st October – 31st December 2020
Number of books: 35
Hosted by: My Vampire Book Obsession
Dominate the genre and become a Queen/King of Urban Fantasy.
October 1st – December 31st 2020
Complete at least five tasks to get the vampire heart
All genres welcome
No minimum page count
One book per task
Witch: 5-15 books
Shifter: 16-25 books
Vampire: 26-35 books
Urban Fantasy Settings
1. City Noir – Read a book set in a city.
2. Magical Society – Read a book with a group of magical beings.
3. The Magic Comes Back – Read a book where magic has vanished from or returned to the world.
4. Run Away Hide Away – Read a book with a character who is on the run or in hiding.
5. Masquerade- Read a book where the supernatural live in secret among humans or recently revealed themselves.
Urban Fantasy Characters
6. Amateur Sleuth – Read a book about a character that is not a detective but solves a mystery. – Death in Daylesford by Kerry Greenwood
7. Mage Marksman – Read a book with a witch or wizard that engages in combat/fighting.
8. Occult Detective – Read a book with a character that investigates occult situations.
9. Corporate Dragon – Read a book with a wealthy bad guy.
10. Weirdness Magnet – Read a book with a character that ends up in a strange situation or encounters a strange being. – Archangel’s Kiss by Nalini Singh
Urban Fantasy Worlds
11. All Myths Are True – Read a book in which a fairy tale is true.
12. Fantasy Kitchen Sink – Read a book with many different supernatural beings.
13. Post-Modern Magik – Read a book with an old-world being (vampire, werewolf, fairy, etc.) in a contemporary setting.
14. Alternate History – Read a book where a historical event unfolded differently e.g. never landed on the moon.
15. Historical Fantasy – Read a steampunk book or a book set before the 20th century.
Magic and Powers
16. Hot Witch – Read a book with a witch.
17. Druid – Read a book with nature-based or elemental magic.
18. Magic Librarian – Read a book with a magical library or librarian.
19. Kung-Fu Wizard – Read a book with a witch/wizard/mage that can fight without magic.
20. Squishy Wizard – Read a book with a magical being who is physically weakened when using their magic. – The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton
Beings and Creatures
21. Vampire – Read a book with a vampire.
22. Werewolf – Read a book with a werewolf.
23. Psychic – Read a book with a psychic.
24. Wizard/Witch/Mage – Read a book with witch/wizard/mage.
25. Fae – Read a book with a fairy/fae/elf.
Extraordinary World, Ordinary Problems
26. Racism – Read a book about racism or where beings are discriminated against. – Becoming by Michelle Obama
27. Oppression – Read a book where a group is being oppressed by a ruling body. – Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
28. Religion – Read a book where a religious group uses their religion to validate their actions. – I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
29. Crime – Read a book where a crime takes place
30. Political Corruption – Read a book with a corrupt leader.
Writing an Urban Fantasy
31. First-Person Smartass – Read a book with smart-ass main character.
32. Film Noir – Read a book with more description than dialogue.
33. Private Eye Monologue – Read a book written in first-person perspective.
34. Publishing – Read a book published by Tor/Ace/Berkley/Penguin.
35. Read a book from one of these lists The Best Urban Fantasy / Best Unknown but must be Known books / Best Paranormal/Urban Fantasy Books