MGR Reading Challenge: 2017 Book Bingo Completed Card

Welcome back to the new Mocha Girls Read Reading Challenge for 2017.  

How did you do?  Did you get to read the first four book of the months?  Did you get into a completely new genre or read a new author?  If you downloaded a Book Bingo card now is the time to show it off.

I decided to just read and see where the books I read would fall.  Funny thing is…I read enough book to complete two lines but for one book in one line.  Why didn’t I read a poetry book, part one in a series or a book written by a Mocha Girl?  ARGH!!  So close!  Here is my card.

Now it’s your turn to show off your Book Bingo cards and enter for your chance to win a new book.  But first, let’s do a review of what Book Bing is, the rules and the prize.

What is Book Bingo? 

Have you played Bingo?  Welllll….Same thing.  Pick a square and read a book that fits the theme of that square.  When you complete two lines, whether it’s a straight line or a diagonal line then you have a bingo.

~ The Rules ~

  • Audiobook, E-books and physical books count.
  • One book per square
  • At the end of April, you must check in here and post your reads.
  • Books must be read from January 1, 2017 to April 30, 2017
  • Authors, no reading your own book, please.
  • Must complete 2 lines.  (Any combination of lines is a bingo)
  • No signing up needed.  Just check in from April 30 to May 6
  • Fill out the Rafflecopter below

~ The Prize ~

You will win a mystery book.  One book will be shipped to you and the title will not be revealed until you open it.

~ Enter Your Card Here ~

a Rafflecopter giveaway

If you didn’t get two lines for this Book Bingo card start fresh on our new card. This one starts on May 1 and ends on June 30. Click here to get your new card and read on.

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  • Bernie

    I am not able to upload my bingo card. The note says I have seven entries

  • Tina Greene

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    1. Station Eleven – An Award Winning Book
    2. The Female of the Species – A Book with a Green cover
    3. The Secret History – New York Times Bestsellers
    4. Dead of Winter – From the Library
    5. Between the World and Me – Non-Fiction
    6. Heat, Hunt Hope – Book written by a Mocha Girl
    7. Around the Way Girl – March’s Books of the Month
    8. A Conjuring of Light – Books with more than 400 pgs
    9. Who Fears Death – Book takes place in Africa
    10. Milk and Honey – Book of poetry

  • Dindi Hill
  • JoJo Rogers
  • Kelecia

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    January’s Book of the Month – The Heart Don’t Lie
    Book takes place in Africa – The Buried Pyramid
    Free Space diagonal – The Forest of Myrrh
    New York Times Bestseller – Wired
    It was recommended – Scarab
    Book Title starts with “M” – Maniacal
    Book Title starts with “7” – Seven Unholy Days
    Free Space vertical – The Field of Reeds
    A Book with a Green cover – The Hummingbird Wizard
    10 Books Read – Season of the Harvest

  • Rokeia S.
  • Nonfiction: FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL by Sheri Fink
    Book written by a Mocha Girl: THE WIDE CIRCUMFERENCE OF LOVE by Marita Golden
    Romance Novel: LOVE ON MY MIND by Tracey Livesay
    Main Character is a POC: ALONG CAME LOVE by Tracey Livesay
    Book Takes Place in Africa: AMERICANAH by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    Historical Novel: BREATHLESS by Beverly Jenkins
    Book Set in Your Home State: COLORED PEOPLE by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
    An Award Winning Book: THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty
    FREE SPACE
    February’s Book of the Month: BRING ON THE BLESSINGS by Beverly Jenkins
    Main Character Travels: BEFORE THE FALL by Noah Hawley
    Book of Poetry: CHASING UTOPIA by Nikki Giovanni (hybrid book with poetry and essays)
    New York Times Bestseller: THE ORPHAN’S TALE by Pam Jenoff
    Book with More than 400 Pages: THE FIREMAN by Joe Hill
    Memoir of a Woman: THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE by Karen Armstrong
    From the Library: BLACK COWBOYS OF THE OLD WEST by Tricea Martineau Wagner
    10 Books Read from January to April 2017: A SIMPLE FAVOR by Darcey Bell, STATION ELEVEN by Emily St. John Mandel, FORBIDDEN by Beverly Jenkins, SAY GOODBYE FOR NOW by Catherine Ryan Hyde, THE SLEEPWALKER by Chris Bohjalian, MY HUSBAND’S WIVES by Faith Hogan, THE PREMONITION by Chris Bohjalian, THE GIRL WITH A CLOCK FOR A HEART by Peter Swanson, HER EVERY FEAR by Peter Swanson, and KILLING CRITICS by Carol O’Connell
    Part One in a Series: SILVER THAW by Catherine Anderson
    It Was Recommended: A MAN CALLED OVE by Fredrick Backman

  • Bernie

    Memoirs of a woman – Unbreak my heart by Toni Braxton
    From the library – The Kindness of enemies by Leila Aboulela
    10 books read – The secret she kept by Reshonda Tate Billingsley
    Part one in a Series – Family Business I by Vanessa Miller
    It was recommended – How to be black by Baratunde Thurston
    Book title starts with a “M” – The Master’s Plan by Stephanie Tullis
    Book tile starts with a “7” – The Seven Year Dress by Paulette Mahurin
    Free space – Born A Crime by Trevor Noah
    Book with a green cover – Salvage the bones by Jesmyn Ward
    10 books read from Jan – Apr – Homegoing by Yaa Guasi

  • Markita @SweshFit

    Jan BOM: The Heart Don’t Lie
    Book takes place in Africa: Homegoing
    NYT Bestseller: What Looks Like Crazy on An Ordinary Day
    It was recommended: Strangers in their own Land
    Book with more than 400 pages: Cutting for Stone
    Main character travels: The Edge of Never
    April BOM: Everything I never told you
    Romance novel: Kindred Spirits

  • ReGina Newkirk

    I also had so many “almost” lines. I’m especially mad that I didn’t get a romance novel. But here we go:
    Book by a Mocha Girl – Bad Feminist
    It was recommended – Brain on Fire
    Non-Fiction – Uninvited
    From the Library – The Daily Show: An Oral History
    Award-Winning Book – The Year of Billy Miller
    Part One in a Series – Killing Floor
    Book with more than 400 pages – Echo Burning
    Historical Novel – Darktown
    Book where main character travels – Carla’s Comfort Foods
    Book with a Green Cover – The Perks of Being a Wallflower
    New York Times Best Seller – The Silkworm
    Memoir of a Woman – I’m Judging You
    Main Character is a POC – The Leaving of Things
    Book takes place in Africa – Born a Crime
    March’s Book of the Month – Around the Way Girl
    April’s Book of the Month – Everything I Never Told You

  • ReGina Newkirk
  • Latonya

    Didn’t complete the challenge 😔
    The Heart don’t lie-january book of the month
    Tears of a giraffe-takes place in africa
    Free space
    Nyt best seller 👎
    The Mothers-recommended
    Copycat-written by a mocha girl
    Historical novel 👎
    Blessings-february book of the month
    Nyt best seller 👎
    Part one in a series 👎

  • Miccaela Montague

    I know I’m super late – I kept forgetting to upload my card – but posting anyway as I did finish these books by 4/30. Next time I’ll hopefully remember in time so I can participate for the giveaway. Nevertheless, this was really fun and resulted in me reading some books I otherwise wouldn’t have. I’m having fun with the the May-July bingo so far as well.

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