It’s that time again, for TBR sign-ups. July round up will be posted tomorrow. I…umm…still need to write up the book I read for the challenge. August’s challenge is to read a non-romance book. This is pretty broad, especially since a lot of great paranormals fall in this category now. If you haven’t read Working for the Devil by Lilith Saintcrow or Secret Society Girl by Diana Peterfreund, you could pull those off your…ahem…TBR pile (or the store bookshelves) and start with those.

“Rules” of the challenge after the jump

If you’re new to the TBR Challenge, here’s how it works:

In the comments, tell me that you’ll be participating in the challenge. I’ll put your name on the list of participants (now located on its own page instead of the sidebar) and once you’ve completed reading the book AND writing a review of it, come back to the comments or email me at and give me the link to your review. Reminder: you can now more easily find this post by clicking on the TBR category on the sidebar. It will be the first or second post in that category.

You can write your review any way you choose, but you can also use the cheater review form below, for easier posting 🙂 I’m also including the list of themes for the rest of the year (subject to change, of course) in case you want to see what’s coming up.



Year published:

Why did you get this book?

Do you like the cover?

Did you enjoy the book?

Was the author new to you and would you read something by this author again?

Are you keeping it or passing it on?

Anything else?

Simple enough, right?

And the breakdown for this year’s challenges, unless anyone has any subsitutions they’d like to make:

September: Category Romance
October: Paranormal Romance or Fantasy
November: A book originally published as an e-book (even if you have it in print now)
December: A book published prior to 2006

Keep in mind, this is a TBR challenge, so try to find a book from your TBR pile. But if you want to participate but have to get a book to do it, that’s cool too!

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