Blog Post, Readathon, TBR

Read your own adventure readathon

Not only is May the Asian Readathon (see more details and my TBR here), but it is also the first year for Read your own adventure, as hosted on Tiktok. As a rogue I will be reading a mixture of genres to tick off my prompts, as well as combing them with the Asian authors I will be using for the Asian Readathon.

Follow the red line for my adventure

Location 1: Cat’s Claw Tavern Read a book by multiple authors

This is how you lose the time war by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

Thus begins an unlikely correspondence between two rival agents hellbent on securing the best possible future for their warring factions. Now, what began as a taunt, a battlefield boast, becomes something more. Something epic. Something romantic. Something that could change the past and the future.

To pick up your own copy: Buy here*
Add to your Storygraph TBR

Location 2: Assassins Keep Read a book with Trans/Non-binary rep

Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki

Shizuka Satomi made a deal with the devil: to escape damnation, she must entice seven other violin prodigies to trade their souls for success. She has already delivered six.

To pick up your own copy: Buy here*
Add to your Storygraph TBR

Location 3: Underground Market Read a book with plants/flowers on the cover

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Pachinko follows one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunja, the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family, whose unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them all. Deserted by her lover, Sunja is saved when a young tubercular minister offers to marry and bring her to Japan.

To pick up your own copy: Buy here*
Add to your Storygraph TBR

Location 4: Thieves Den (bonus prompt) Steal a book from someone else’s TBR

All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries) by Martha Wells

In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety.
But in a society where contracts are awarded to the lowest bidder, safety isn’t a primary concern.

To pick up your own copy: Buy here*
Add to your Storygraph TBR

Location 5: The Knowledge Eater’s Hoard Read a book that intimidates you

Jade City by Fonda Lee

Jade is the lifeblood of the island of Kekon. It has been mined, traded, stolen, and killed for — and for centuries, honorable Green Bone warriors like the Kaul family have used it to enhance their magical abilities and defend the island from foreign invasion.

To pick up your own copy: Buy here*
Add to your Storygraph TBR

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Are you taking part in the Read your own adventure readathon?
What are you going to read?

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