Category Archives: 2018 Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge

2018 Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge Update (October)


The October words were: black, castle, ghost, haunt, mask, moon, mystery, night, witch Here’s what I read: Middle grade/young adult novels: Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill When the Moon Was … Continue reading

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Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge Update (September 2018)


The words were: always, below, call, chase, fall, leave, school, sleep, teach Novels: Leaving Atlanta by Tayari Jones Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman Picture book (for adults): Go the F*ck to Sleep by Adam Mansbach, illustrated by … Continue reading

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Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge Update (August 2018)


August’s words were: above, beach, boat, camera, few, help, house, sun, yellow Novels: Glass Houses by Louise Penny Plays: I Am a Camera by John Van Druten Picture Books: Sunny Days by Trudi Strain Trueit Toy Boat by Randall de … Continue reading

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Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge Update (July 2018)


July’s words were: apple, between, blue, cabin, desert, many, stay, water, wood/s Here’s what I read… Middle Grade Novels: Last Summer with Maizon; Maizon at Blue Hill; and Between Madison and Palmetto by Jacqueline Woodson Picture Books: Too Many Toys … Continue reading

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Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge Update (June 2018)


June’s words were: bell, bird, bride, live, none, river, some, town, when I went on a family vacation for half of June, which gave me lots of extra time to read – on planes, in airports, in four different unfamiliar … Continue reading

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Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge Update (May 2018)


May’s words were: pearl, flower, clasp, pale, mountain, one, never, dog, around Here’s what I read and listened to: Memoirs: On Hitler’s Mountain: Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood by Irmgard A. Hunt Novels: Everything I Never Told You by … Continue reading

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Monthly Key Word Reading Challenge Update (April 2018)


In April, I received doctor’s orders to listen to podcasts, so this list includes pieces that I read (with my eyes) as well as items I listened to (with my ears). The key words for April were: clear, rain, lily, … Continue reading

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