tropes, taylor swift and r u afraid of the dark? | march readathon tbr

now that it’s march, it feels like 2020’s march again. to be honest, nothing much has changed since last year. i remember the chaos that ensued after news of COVID came out and the subsequent country-wide lockdown. on top of that, i just attended my friend’s university convocation and felt a little bittersweet because it reminded me that i didn’t get to have mine because of the disease. though, i’m thoroughly excited and proud of my friend for completing four years of university and is pursuing her dream of being a teacher.

for bookish goals this march, there’s quite a balance of backlisted books and 2021 releases. initially, i had chain of iron by cassandra clare on my must-read this month but i wasn’t sure when i’ll be receiving my preorder. i’ll definitely be putting everything down once the physical copy reach me. also, i’ll be reading the ones we’re meant to find by joan he as soon as possible since i got the ARC. πŸ™ŒπŸΌ it’s one of my most anticipated 2021 releases so. ARC GOD BLESSED ME.

popculture readathon will be happening between 14th to 20th while both ’tis the damn readathon (taylor swift) and trope-ical readathon is month-long. for the latter, i’m joining team romance so that i can read accidentally engaged by farah heron.

popculture readathon: mini edition
are you afraid of the dark?

promptsbook chosen
the tale of the twisted clan βžͺ animal on the coverbridge of souls – victoria schwab
the tale of the bookish babysitter βžͺ book you’d like to be a character inchain of iron – cassandra clare
the tale of the tiny red bicycle βžͺ red coverconcrete rose – angie thomas
the tale of the long ago locket βžͺ historical fictionthe mystery of mrs. christie – marie benedict
the tale of station 109.1 βžͺ social media recthe mirror season – anna-marie mclemore

’tis the damn readathon

TAYLOR SWIFT promptsbook chosen
self-titled: memoir tuesdays with morrie – mitch albom
our song: about musicthe hot mess and the heartthrob – pippa grant
FEARLESS promptsbook chosen
fearless: intimidates youa court of silver flames – sarah j. maas
fifteen: YA bookthe ones we’re meant to find – joan he
SPEAK NOW promptsbook chosen
in trilogy/third book in seriesact your age, eve brown – talia hibbert
if this was a movie: with film adaptation p.s. i still love you – jenny han
speak now: audiobookthe unhoneymooners β€“ christina lauren
RED promptsbook chosen
red: red coverconcrete rose – angie thomas
begin again: book previously dnfdthe siren – kiera cass
1989 promptsbook chosen
1989: number in titlefour nights with the duke – eloisa james
bad blood: morally grey characterhow the king of elfhame learned to hate stories – holly black
REPUTATION promptsbook chosen
has romance but within another genrelost in the never woods – aiden thomas
look what you made me do: recommendedwhere dreams descend – janella angeles
LOVER promptsbook chosen
lover: 5-star predictionyolk – mary h.k. choi
i forgot that you existed: had for agesburned – p.c. cast & kristin cast
FOLKLORE promptsbook chosen
folklore: mythology/retellingcity of the plague god – sarwat chadda
exile: written by 2 authors mister moneybags – vi keeland & penelope ward
EVERMORE promptsbook chosen
surprise yourself with a bookmy beautiful neighbor – piper rayne
no body no crime: mystery/thrillerthe mystery of mrs. christie – marie benedict
BLANK SPACE promptsbook chosen
taylor swift has referencedconversation with friends – sally rooney
main character’s name appeared in a taylor songimagine me – tahereh mafi
about cats/with cats on coverbridge of souls – victoria schwab

trope-ical readathon

common challengesbook chosen
multiple authors mister moneybags – vi keeland & penelope ward
book could use as weapon (>500 pages)a court of silver flames – sarah j. maas
one-word titleyolk – mary h.k. choi
coming-of-ageconcrete rose – angie thomas
dystopiaimagine me – tahereh mafi
published before 2000peril at end house – agatha christie
audiobookthe unhoneymooners – christina lauren
ebookfour nights with the duke – eloisa james
boarding schoolshadow kiss – richelle mead
previously dnfdthe siren – kiera cass
multiple povthe night circus – erin morgenstern
genre you don’t usually readtuesdays with morrie – mitch albom
retellingcity of the plague god – sarwat chadda
team ROMANCE challengesbook chosen
“celebrity romance” tropehollywood playboy – natasha madison
“paranormal romance” tropefrom blood and ash – jennifer l. armentrout
team bookaccidentally engaged – farah heron

let’s chat:
which book in your march tbr is your priority?

6 thoughts on “tropes, taylor swift and r u afraid of the dark? | march readathon tbr”

    1. now that i’ve read from blood and ash, i do have some mixed feelings too. it’s nice but the ending was weird (aka the subsequent sexual stuff that happened after person A found out that person B’s identity and how many people B has killed). maybe that’s just me. hahah you do you, sam. making a fixed tbr isn’t for everyone. i do deviate from reading from my monthly tbr whenever the mood comes.

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