Trope-ical Readathon TBR – March 2022

I’m so excited! I absolutely adore this readathon and this will be my 4th time participating. Hosted by jenjenreviews, there are several common prompts, team prompts and team books to complete.

I’ve decided to shake it up and join Team Non-Fiction/Poetry this year!

So, without further ado, here is my proposed TBR!

This Is How You Lose The Time War by Amal el-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

Absent/Dead Parent(s) Trope: Read a book where the main character’s parents are either absent throughout the book or have passed away prior to the start of the book. Alternatively, read a book with multiple authors.

Luster by Raven Leilani

Love Triangle Trope: Read a book that features a love triangleAlternatively, have your followers or friends choose between two books.

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Bookish Themes Trope: Read a book with bookish themes (e.g. writer/reader main character(s), a book about a book, etc.). Alternatively, read a book you predict will be 5-stars.

Broken by Karin Slaughter

Platonic Partnership Trope: Read a book where the main characters are non-romantic partners in some way (e.g. Sherlock & Watson). Alternatively, read a book with a buddy (or buddies).

The Devil’s Star by Jo Nesbo

Food Theme Trope: Read a book that has food themes. (e.g. cooking competition, family restaurant, bakery, etc.). Alternatively, read a “meaty” book, that is, over 500 pages long.

Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut

Blast from the Past Trope: Read a book where the main character(s) encounters someone from their past. Alternatively, read a book written before the year 2000.

Rite Judgement by Pete Adams

Mixed Media Trope: Read a book that includes letters, texts, emails, etc. Alternatively, listen to an audiobook or read an ebook.

The Phlebotomist by Chris Panatier

(Post) Apocalyptic Trope: Read a book that occurs leading up to/during an apocalypse or in the aftermath of an apocalypse. Alternatively, read a comfort read.

The Crossing Place by Elly Griffiths

Found Family Trope: Read a book where characters form a family dynamic, based on shared understanding of each other rather than blood ties. Alternatively, read a book that is part of a series

Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

Morally Grey Protagonist/Anti-Hero Trope: Read a book where the main character(s) is morally grey and/or an anti-hero. Alternatively, read a book you previously DNFed.

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Multiple POVs Trope: Read a book told through multiple points-of-view. Alternatively, read a book with multiple characters of color.

Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin

The New Kid in Town Trope: Read a book where the main character(s) have just moved to a new place. Alternatively, read a genre you don’t usually read.

No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy

Retelling Trope: Read a book that is a retelling. Alternatively, read a book that has been adapted to a TV show and/or film.

Everything You Really Need to Know About Politics: My Life as an MP by Jess Phillips

Team Challenge 1: Read a book written by or about a political figure

Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman

Team Challenge2: Read a True Crime book

Apple: Skin to the Core by Eric Gansworth

Old Team Book

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