#NovNov22 – Are you ready for ‘A month of reading novellas’? This challenge is brought to you by @bookishbeck @cathy746books

A month of reading novellas

Rebecca of Bookish Beck and Cathy at 746Books are co-hosting Novellas in November as a month-long challenge with four weekly prompts.

They will both put up an opening post on 1 November where you can leave your links throughout the month, to be rounded up on the 30th, and they are take turns introducing a theme each Tuesday.

1 – 7 November: Short Classics (Rebecca)

8 – 14November: Novellas in Translation (Cathy)

15 – 21 November: Short Non-Fiction (Rebecca)

22 – 28 November: Contemporary Novellas (Cathy)

29/30 November: My Month in Novellas/ New to my TBR

(It is suggest that 150–200 pages as the upper limit for a novella, and post-1980 as a definition of “contemporary.”)

My reason for sharing now is that for this new feature ‘Buddy Read’ the chosen book Foster by Claire Keegan is available for a limited time online. For those aren’t able to buy or borrow from your library it is a chance and a limited time access to read Foster through the New York Times Review.

BUDDY READ

Foster by Claire Keegan

In a change from last year, they are hosting one buddy read throughout the month and this year we have chosen Foster by Claire Keegan. If you want to join in, you can read Foster online here (limited time access to NYT Review article) and review it at any point throughout the month. You could also try and catch the Irish language film version of Foster An Cailín Ciúin– which was released this year to rave reviews and is widely tipped for an Oscar nomination.

You can buy Foster by Claire Keegan Bookshop.org (affiliate link)

Why not team it up with other November blogging challenges ?

Some other blogging challenges taking place in November are Nonfiction November, German Literature Month, Australia Reading Month.

Why not search your shelves and/or local library for novellas that count towards multiple challenges?

Keep in touch

Twitter6 (@bookishbeck / @cathy746books)

Instagram (@bookishbeck / @cathy_746books)

You are free to use the feature images and the hashtag #NovNov22.

Are you joining in?

Remember ‘sharing is caring’ so do use the hashtag and add the hosts handles then everyone can share each other’s posts.

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