Bookish Bingo – Summer 2014

Posted July 1, 2014 by Bonnie in Reading Challenges / 9 Comments

bookish bingoHosted by Great Imaginations!

MORE BINGOOOOOOOOO. But a Summer edition! This card runs July, August and September and sign-ups are open through July 14th. Sign up here!

summer bingo

The girls over at Great Imaginations were kind enough to include a list of possibilities for some of the harder squares to fulfill. The last Bingo card I kept a Word document of my book options for each square so I figured I’d include it in this post for you guys to view as well! Let me know if you need help finding ideas!

A Stand Alone
Closed Doors by Lisa O’Donnell
The Ashford Affair by Lauren Willig
(Don’t You) Forget About Me by Kate Karyus Quinn
Cry, Father by Benjamin Whitmer
The Boy Who Drew Monsters by Keith Donohue

Sky on Cover
The Last Blind Date by Linda Yellin
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
Shadow Tag by Louise Erdich
The Map of True Places by Brunonia Barry

The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
As Meat Loves Salt by Maria McCann
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Set During Summer
The Last Summer by Judith Kinghorn
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
Summer Sisters by Judy Blume
A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams

Pink Cover
Feeling Sorry for Celia (Ashbury/Brookfield #1) by Jaclyn Moriarty
Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
Queenpin by Megan Abbott
Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe: A Novel with Recipes (At the Cupcake Café #1) by Jenny Colgan
The Husband’s Secret by Lianne Moriarty

Starts with S, U, M, E or R
Undead (Undead, #1) by Kirsty McKay
Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
Sloppy Firsts (Jessica Darling, #1) by Megan McCafferty
The Monstrumologist (The Monstrumologist, #1) by Rick Yancey
Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick

A Thriller
The Butcher by Jennifer Hillier
The Good Girl by Mary Kubica
The Skin Collector (Lincoln Rhyme #11) by Jeffery Deaver
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
The Name of the Star (Shades of London, #1) by Maureen Johnson

Set on a Boat
The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
The Terror of the Southlands (The Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates #2) by Caroline Carlson
Fevre Dream by George R.R. Martin
Jaws by Peter Benchley
The Terror by Dan Simmons

Asian MC
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
After Dark by Haruki Murakami
Eon: Dragoneye Reborn by Alison Goodman
Cinder by Marissa Meyer

A Middle Grade Novel
Blue Sea Burning (The Chronicles of Egg #3) by Geoff Rodkey
Flights and Chimes and Mysterious Times by Emma Trevayane
Summer and Bird by Katherine Catmull
Neversink by Barry Wolverton
Gods and Warriors (Gods and Warriors, #1) by Michelle Paver

A Series Finale
Girl of Nightmares (Anna #2) by Kendare Blake
Boundless (Unearthly #3) by Cynthia Hand
Ruin and Rising (The Grisha #3) by Leigh Bardugo
World of Trouble (The Last Policeman #3) by Ben H. Winters
The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy #3) by Deborah Harkness

A Retelling
Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge
A Curse Dark As Gold by Elizabeth C. Bunce
The Child Thief by Brom
The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
East of Eden by John Steinbeck

“Storm”, “Rain”, or “Thunder” in title
Season of Storms by Susanna Kearsley
The Neon Rain by James Lee Burke
Storm Born (Dark Swan, #1) by Richelle Mead
The Gathering Storm (Katerina #1) by Robin Bridges
Storm Glass (Glass, #1) by Maria V. Snyder

“July”, “August”, or “September” in title
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
The Girls of August by Anne Rivers Siddons
September by Rosamunde Pilcher
The Last September by Elizabeth Bowen
July, July by Tim O’Brien

Blue Cover
Cold Kiss by Amy Garvey
Altered (Crewel World, #2) by Gennifer Albin
The Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier
Veronika Decides to Die by Paulo Coelho
Od Magic by Patricia A. McKillip

A Summer Release
Sinner (The Wolves of Mercy Falls #3.5) by Maggie Stiefvater
Dust to Dust (Experiment in Terror, #9) by Karina Halle
The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet by Bernie Su
The Vault of Dreamers by by Caragh M. O’Brien
The Girl from the Well by Rin Chupeco

Strong Sibling Relationship
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch
Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger

Featuring an Animal Companion
Assassin’s Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy #1) by Robin Hobb
The Year of Shadows by Claire Legrand
Outcast (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #4) by Michelle Paver
Tricked (The Iron Druid Chronicles #4) by Kevin Hearne
Sabriel (Abhorsen #1) by Garth Nix

Set on an Island
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Battle Royale by Koushun Takami
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
The Magus by John Fowles

Music or Dance Themes
Love is a Mix Tape by Rob Sheffield
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Songbook by Nick Hornby
Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Road Trip!
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck
The Long Walk by Richard Bachman/Stephen King
Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

Magical Realism
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
Big Fish by Daniel Wallace
Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma
The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
Love Medicine by Louise Erdich

Set in Europe
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
Slammerkin by Emma Donoghue
Gillespie and I by Jane Harris
India Black (Madam of Espionage Mysteries #1) by Carol K. Carr

Water on Cover
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea by Jules Verne
The Lake of Dead Languages by Carol Goodman
Under the Light by Laura Whitcomb
The Winter Sea (Slains #1) by Susanna Kearsley



9 responses to “Bookish Bingo – Summer 2014

  1. erinf1

    bwhahahahaha… I misread your “Asian MC” category as Asian Motorcycle Club and I was like how did I miss that genre!!! Thanks for the laugh 🙂

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