Bork! Welcome to 2021 Reading with Muffy Challenge. We are super pumped to be back for the second year! This challenge would give some fun and interesting prompts for you to conform to, all the while helping you to up your reading game!
This is the introductory and sign-up page. We hope you’d join us!
If you are already following us on Instagram – Muffytales, you’d know that Mufasa aka Muffy, my Golden Retriever, is an ardent reader. He is loved by many bibliophiles and publishing houses and we truly appreciate the love you’ve showered upon us. Therefore, as a thank you gesture, we’ve come up with this challenge for the second year.
2020 was a blast in terms of reading and we had so many book lovers participate in the challenge. We are forever grateful for making this challenge a spectacular success because trust me, our sole aim is to spread the joy and love of reading.
So, get that kettle on, find a cozy nook and soft throws and dive straight into the rules, sign-up steps, prompts, and prizes for 2021 Reading with Muffy- The Monthly Reading Challenge.
2021 Reading with Muffy- Monthly Reading Challenge
How it Works
🐾 Reading with Muffy is a Monthly Reading Challenge that runs from 01 Jan 2021, 0000hrs to 31 Dec 2021, 2359hrs. (your time zone)
🐾 There are 21 prompts for the challenge this year.
~ One prompt will be given for each month and all you’ve to do is read ATLEAST 1 book that fits the prompt for that month.
~ 9 add-on prompts are also given (making it a total of 12+9=21 prompts) which you can read at leisure, during the course of the year.
~ You may choose to read any book that fits the prompt, in the format of your choice.
~ You may choose to complete just 12 or all 21 book prompts. However, to be eligible for the Mega-Prize, you ought to complete all 21.
🐾 A check-in post will go live on the 5th of every month and be open till the last day of that month. Share your monthly reads on Instagram or on your blog using the hashtag #ReadingwithMuffy. Then come back and link up your reviews on the check-in post every month.
You may find the previous check-in posts here to get a better idea.
🐾You may join our Reading With Muffy Goodreads Group where we can discuss different book choices.
To be eligible for this Reading Challenge,
🐾 Sign Up! (details are given below)
🐾 Follow @Muffytales on Instagram.
Yes, you heard that right!
🐾 There will be one winner every month who will receive a brand new book.
🐾 At the end of the challenge, there will be one Mega-Winner who gets to take home a Cafe Mocha box from The Big Book Box. The winner will be chosen from amongst those who successfully complete all the 21 Book Prompts and the overall participation throughout the year. I’d like to thank the Team of TBB Box for sponsoring this prize and for all the love and support.
🐾 There could also be some surprise winners because, you know, Muffy is your happy Santa.
🐾 The prizes will be sent to a valid Indian address only.
Reading with Muffy – Prompts
January ~ Woofs, Hisses, and Howls
January is Muffy’s Barkday. He will turn three on Jan 8 and I would love for you to read a book with (real) animal(s) on the cover of the book. No fictional animals like unicorns or dragons allowed.
February ~ Slow Burn Romance
Read a book with slow burn romance. Let’s steer clear of love at first sight for a change.
March ~ I am woman, hear me roar!
Read a book with ‘girl’, ‘lady’, ‘woman’ in the title.
April ~ Celebrating BIPOC
Read a book featuring BIPOC (black, indigenous, and other people of color) on the cover.
May ~ You are beautiful!
Read a body-positive book and cherish being your true self.
June ~ Smiles of Nature
In June, we celebrate World Environment Day. Pick up a book with flowers, leaves, or trees on the cover.
July ~ Escapist’s Paradise
Read a book set in a magical city.
August ~ Celebrating Indian Authors
Pick up a book set in your favorite Indian city.
September ~ Crime and Punishment
Read a locked room mystery.
October ~ Edge of My Seat!
Pick up a book with a witch or vampire protagonist
November ~ Illustrated Cover
Read a book with illustrated cover.
December ~ Holiday Spirit
Read a book filled with holiday spirit
A book sent by TBB Box with alternate dust jacket
A book where the title starts with ‘The’
A book about book lovers
A book with 800+ pages
A book with a food or drink on the cover
A book you can read in one-sitting
A book with a one-word name in the title
A book with an item of clothing/accessory in the title
Goodreads 2020 Awards winner
2021 Reading with Muffy – Sign Up Form
Here’s what you should do right away!
- Follow @muffytales on Instagram (This will help you find all the updates and announcements on our Instagram stories.)
- Write a blog post/ Instagram post announcing your participation in this challenge. You may or may not include your book choices because I understand that you would want to change your choices later.
- Link up the post below on the SignUp linky. Please note that I am looking for a unique blog post or Instagram post and not any direct links to your blog /social media account. I shall be deleting the direct links.
- It’d be amazing if you could give a shoutout on your social media using the hashtag #ReadingWithMuffy. Feel free to tag us on Instagram.
- You may join our Reading With Muffy Goodreads Group where we can discuss different book choices.
Here is the signup linky.
Thank you for joining in!
Please drop a comment on this post in case of any queries. We really look forward to your participation and also know of your book lists and choices.
I will be sharing book recommendations for these prompts in the coming days, here on the blog as well as on Instagram.