Trope-ical Readathon (August 2021) TBR

If you follow me on Twitter (or if you’ve clicked the Trope-ical Readathon Info tab on my blog) then you know that my partner and I host a month-long readathon in March and August.

The readathon is team-based with six teams:

  • Team Romance
  • Team Science Fiction
  • Team Fantasy
  • Team Mystery/Horror/Thriller
  • Team Contemporary/Literary/Historical Fiction
  • Team Non-Fiction/Poetry

I am part of Team Romance which means the prompts I have to satisfy are the following:

There are two ways to satisfy a Common Challenge: either the book has the given trope OR it satisfies the alternate prompt. To challenge myself as much as possible, my TBR is solely based on tropes and not on any of the alternate prompts.

Without further ado, here is my planned TBR!

Absent/Dead Parents Trope:
Mister Impossible by Maggie Stiefvater

Time Loop Trope:
The 7 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

Found Family Trope:
One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston

Coming of Age Trope
The Fascinators by Andrew Eliopulos

Food Themes Trope
Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala

Blast from the Past Trope
Peril at the End House by Agatha Christie

Mixed Media Trope
Good Girl, Bad Blood by Holly Jackson

(Post) Apocalyptic Trope
The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Historical Figure Trope
The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu

All Happens in One Day Trope
All Your Twisted Secrets by Diana Urban

Multiple POV Trope
Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory

The New Kid in Town Trope:
Horrid by Katrina Leno

Retelling Trope:
The Chosen and the Beautiful by Nghi Vo

Team Challenge 1: Sports Romance Trope
Head Over Heels by Hannah Orenstein

Team Challenge 2: Second Chance Romance Trope
These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

Additional Books:
In addition to the above books, I also have several books I need to read during the month for reviews/tours. I’m also planning on reading one team book from each team.

If you want to participate, you can find all of the info here! If you share your TBR before registration closes on August 8th, you’ll be entered in a Book Depository giveaway!

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