Monsterathon Recommendations Book Tag (+ my TBR)!

Hello ghouls! Monsterathon (hosted by Cait!) starts on September 1st (tomorrow!!!!) & will be going on through the entire month. There are prompts, there are teams & there will be a spooky good time. Make sure to check out Cait’s announcement video & the Monsterathon Twitter for more info!

I’m a proud member of TEAM HAUNTS (I’m so predictable — ), however, I do have a book picked out for every single prompt on all of the teams. Here’s what is on my TBR, along with a recommendation!

Note: Clicking on the book cover will take you to the Goodreads page.

Team Beasts

Whispering Woods: An underhyped book/a book you don’t hear much about:

My recommendation: An Affair of Poisons by Addie Thorley

What’s on my TBR: Cannibalism Nuns from Outer Space! by Duncan P. Bradshaw

Lair of the Babadook: a book with LGBTQIA+ representation

My recommendation: Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

What’s on my TBR: Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Hydra’s Hangout: A book nased on Mythological creatures

My recommendation: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

What’s on my TBR: Circe by Madeline Miller

Mah Swamp: A good lookin’ book

My recommendation: My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

What’s on my TBR: Grind Your Bones to Dust by Nicholas Day


Team Haunts

Under the Bed: book by a Black or Indigenous author of color that you’ve been sleeping on (whose work you haven’t read yet)

My recommendation: Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert

What’s on my TBR: Let Me Hear a Rhyme by Tiffany D. Jackson

Your Friendly Neighbor’s House: a book chosen for you by a friend

My recommendation: Food Fright by Nico Bell

What’s on my TBR: The Murders of Molly Southborne by Tade Thompson

Secret Crypt: a mystery book or a book with a mystery element

My recommendation: The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

What’s on my TBR: All of This is True by Lygia Day Peñaflor

A Moment of Peace: a comfort read (a book in a preferred genre, with a preferred trope, or an old favorite)

My recommendation: When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

What’s on my TBR: Love, Creekwood by Becky Albertalli


Team Conspiracies

Area 51: a book involving aliens or mutants

My recommendation: Renegades by Marissa Meyer

What’s on my TBR: Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything by Raquel Vasquez Gilliland

Rearview Mirror: an indie book or a book published over five years ago

My recommendation: The Prisoners of Stewartville by Shannon Felton

What’s on my TBR: Stirring the Sheets by Chad Lutzke

The Upside Down: a retelling

My recommendation: Cinderella is Dead by Kalynn Bayron

What’s on my TBR: Lost Boy by Christina Henry

The Bunker: a book with disability or Deaf representation

My recommendation: Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert

What’s on my TBR: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo


Do you have recommendations for any of the prompts? Let me know in the comments!

2 thoughts on “Monsterathon Recommendations Book Tag (+ my TBR)!

  1. Oh I haven’t heard of this readathon. There are a couple I keep seeing people talk about but didn’t realize until last minute. I do see some really good books on this list. Some I’ve read and some I really need to pick up. I hope you enjoy all your reads 😀

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