Join me for my January book photo challenge!

Join me for my January book photo challenge!

HELLO, 2017! I SEE YOU ON THE HORIZON, which means it’s time for a January book photo challenge! Join me on Instagram for a fun month of book photography, or play along here on WordPress or on Tumblr or Bloglovin’! Just let me know which platform you’re on so I can come and stalk your pictures 🙂

Want to know more about the prompts? Everything is explained here. Just remember, these explanations are for inspiration or guidance. You can interpret any of the prompts however you choose.

  1. First: It’s the first day of the first month of the… no, it ends there. What’s your first book of the year?
  2. Shadow: The second season of Shadowhunters will be released today! Not a fan of Shadowhunters? You can post a photo with the shadow of a book or anything else that takes your fancy.
  3. Chapter: Post a picture of your favourite chapter or chapter art.
  4. Determined: What are your reading goals for the year? Personal goals are welcome too!
  5. Five: Your top five anything. Books, characters, covers.
  6. Comfortable: What’s your most comfortable reading spot?
  7. Shoes: Pretty self-explanatory. Shoes and books and books and shoes.
  8. Shelf: Introduce your shelf! Take a photo of your bookshelves/stacks/boxes/other ways of storing books.
  9. Waiting: What book release(s) are you looking forward to this year?
  10. Mark: Bookmarks and/or weird marks on your books that totally come from love and not from accidentally dropping them or being stupid.
  11. EpicEpic series, epic loves, epic failures. Whichever you choose.
  12. Enough: Some series just go on that little bit too long and mess things up. When was enough enough?
  13. Unfortunate: A Series of Unfortunate Events will be released today! You can also post about an unfortunate experience with a book.
  14. Adventure: What was the last adventure you went on with a book?
  15. Laugh: Characters or scenes that make you laugh out loud.
  16. Dragon: It’s Appreciate a Dragon Day! Which dragon is your favourite?
  17. Chosen: Books are full of Chosen Ones. Do you love or hate this trope and who’s your favourite Chosen One?
  18. Flip: #flipthatbook!
  19. Flop: A book that just didn’t work for you.
  20. Strong: Strong characters, or your own strength if you want to lift some books.
  21. Imprint: Your favourite/most common publisher imprint designs.
  22. Habit: Whether you always need a cup of tea or a specific bookmark, share your reading habits.
  23. Font: It’s Handwriting Day! Post a picture with your own handwriting, or with a font that you enjoy.
  24. A: Books or authors starting with the letter A.
  25. Missing: A book that you’d love to reread soon, or a missing book in a collection.
  26. City: It’s Australia Day for me but since I don’t really celebrate it I thought it would be fun to see where everyone lives! Post a picture of a book in your city or town.
  27. Cake: It’s Chocolate Cake Day, which might just be the best day ever? Post a picture with your favourite cake or to celebrate a cake-loving character.
  28. Move: Rearrange a shelf or post a picture on the move with your current read.
  29. Latest: Your latest purchase or the latest book you finished.
  30. Greatest: Your favourite read so far this year.
  31. Wrap-up: What books did you read this month?

There we have it! I hope you can join me for the #AmpersandJan17 challenge! Let me know that you’re participating by commenting/reblogging so I can check out your photos!


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