Sucker Punch

Duration: 1st January – 31st March
Number of books: 25
Hosted by: My Vampire Book Obsession

Welcome to Sucker Punch, lethal reform school for girls. Here you will be trained under the careful eye for Madam Gorski in the skillful arts of death and desire. Come in and meet your tutor and fellow students. 

5 – 10 books
11 – 15 books
15 – 20 books
21 – 25 books

Madam Gorski
“I am going to start your music, you are safe, its all safe. Now relax, and just let go.. It’s like we talk about, you control this world.. Let the pain go… let the hurt go… let the guilt go.. what your imagining right now, that world you control? That place can be as real as any pain.”
Read a book…
1. where a character goes dancing or to a social event.
2. tagged ‘music’ or ‘romance’. – Dangerously Charming by Deborah Blake
3. with a female character in a leadership role. – Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
4. with one woman on the cover. – The Girl with the Windup Heart by Kady Cross
5. with pink or yellow or grey on the cover.

“Everybody gets a dance, a routine. We practice it, we practice it, we practice it and the men come and watch us perform and if they like what they see…. Well, that’s why we dance.”
Read a book…
1. with a female main character.
2. free choice! Read any book you like.
3. where a character is training for something. – Wickedly Spirited by Deborah Blake
4. with a blue cover or with a train in the story. – Mastiff by Tamora Pierce
5. tagged ‘military’ or ‘fantasy’.

“If you do not dance you have no purpose. And we don’t keep things here that have no purpose. You see, your fight for survival starts right now. You don’t want to be judged? You won’t be. You don’t think you’re strong enough? You are. You’re afraid. Don’t be. You have all the weapons you need. Now fight.”
Read a book…
1. with a kick-ass character. – Rejected Princesses by Jason Porath
2. tagged ‘paranormal’.
3. with a colourful cover.
4. with a title or character name that begins with any letter in “blondie”.
5. with a character who is an assassin or there is a death.

“Who honors those we love for the very life we live? Who sends monsters to kill us, and at the same time sings that we will never die? Who teaches us what’s real and how to laugh at lies? Who decides why we live and what we’ll die to defend? Who chains us? And who holds the key that can set us free… It’s you. You have all the weapons you need. Now fight!”
Read a book…
1. with a cool outfit on the cover.
2. with a sword/knife on the cover or a white/grey cover.
3. with a dress on the cover.
4. tagged ‘urban fantasy’.
5. with vampires.

“You can deny angels exist, Convince ourselves they can’t be real. But they show up anyway, at strange places and at strange times. They can speak through any character we can imagine. They’ll shout through demons if they have to. Daring us, challenging us to fight.”
Read a book…
1. with a large being in the story.
2. with angels/demons/gods in the story.
3. written by a female author.
4. with a weapon on the cover.
5. free choice! Any book you want!

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