October Reading Plans

I posted a video where I talk about the books I want to read this Autumn. I changed direction and will be sharing seasonal TBRs for now. However, I wanted to make a post with my October reading plans since there are so many great readathons going on this month!

Watch the video: https://youtu.be/F3lgWw1iFrU

LATINX BOOK BINGO

Latinx Book Bingo Board

Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez

  • Favorite Color on the Cover (Orange is my favorite color!)
  • Rec’d by a Latinx Reviewer (Adri from Perpetual Pages recommended this in their video “If You Like This, Try That | Latinx Books)
The Dream Weaver by Reina Luz Alegre

The Dream Weaver by Reina Luz Alegre

  • Debut 
  • Favorite Genre 
  • Any Book by a Latinx Author

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine  by Maritza Moulite, Maika Moulite

Amazon.com: Dear Haiti, Love Alaine: Moulite, Maika, Moulite, Maritza: Books
  • Afro-Latinx
  • Name in The Title 
  • Set in Latin America

Fifteen Hundred Miles from the Sun by Jonny Garz Villa 

Amazon.com: Fifteen Hundred Miles from the Sun: A Novel: 9781542027052: Garza  Villa, Jonny: Books
  • 2021 Release
  • Queer Rep 
  • Intersectional MC

LATINXATHON

DATES: October 6-15, 2021

1. Read a short work (poetry, short story, picture book, etc.)

Imaginary Borders by Xiuhtezcatl Martinez: 9780593094136 |  PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books

Imaginary Borders by Xiuhtezcatl Martinez with Ashley Lukashevsky (Indigenous & Mexican)

2. Read something spooky (horror, features ghosts, etc.)

The Low, Low Woods by DaNi, Carmen Maria Machado

3. Read something cozy (favorite genre, read with a hot drink, etc.)

The Dream Weaver by Reina Luz Alegre

4. Read something seasonal (cover, tone, vibe, etc.)

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine by Maritza Moulite, Maika Moulite


BLACKOWEEN

Whole month of October – hosted by Loc’d Booktician on YouTube

Mystery Novel – Monday’s Not Coming or Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson

Horror Novel – Lakewood by Megan Giddings

Thriller Novel – When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole

Book by an underrated author – Blood Like Magic by Liselle Sambury

Read a book with Caribbean and/or African Diaspora (Other than Black American) rep

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi


READ O RAMA

October 15 – 17th

A book with a spooky word in the title AND A short book by a BIPOC Author – Dead White Writer on the Floor

A book with fall colors on the cover: Stand Up, Yumi Chang by Jessica Kim

A book with RAMA in the title or author: Imaginary Borders (Indigenous and Mexican)


What’s on your October TBR? Let’s talk in the comments!

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