Welcome to the October monthly link-up for the 2020 Book Blog Discussion Challenge hosted by Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction and Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight!

Lots going on right now here: new school year (mostly remote learning), upcoming elections, continued pandemic, Halloween (which we can barely celebrate)… the list goes on. And it’s not much better in most of the rest of the world (though, be glad you don’t have to think about our elections). Good thing we still have our books to keep us sane! Thanks to everyone for sharing your discussions.

The winner of our August discussion challenge giveaway was Marie @ Drizzle & Hurricane Books. She got to pick a dystopian or book related to the pandemic in some way, shape or form, and she chose Cinderella Is Dead by Kaylinn Bayron. Nicole read it and really enjoyed it, so we hope you do too, Marie!

  • If you don’t know what this challenge is all about or haven’t signed up yet (but want to), head on over to the challenge sign-up page to learn more!
  • Even if you’d rather not join, we hope you’ll stop by occasionally to check out the MANY discussion posts that are being linked up here – there’s lots of great discussions going on!
  • Looking for even more inspiration, or want to see some discussion posts as an example? Check out the discussion posts on Feed Your Fiction Addiction or It Starts at Midnight!

Featured Posts/New Rafflecopter Entries!

This year, we’re switching it up a bit! First, we’re adding a new entry to the Rafflecopter: Comment on either of our monthly link-up posts telling us about a discussion you’ve particularly enjoyed this month, and grab yourself some extra entries!

Our post of the month for October (as chosen by Random.org) is Veronika @ Wordy and Whimsical’s “Friendships in Books: The Good and the Bad.” Commenting on that post gives you FIVE extra entries in the giveaway (if you already commented, that counts too!).

Also remember that there’s a new entry to the Rafflecopter: Comment on either of our monthly link-up posts telling us about a discussion you’ve particularly enjoyed this month, and grab yourself some extra entries!

For the October giveaway, Nicole  feels like we all need a little cheering, so I want you to pick a book that will make you happy. That could mean a funny book or a light and fluffy book, but if it would make you really happy to read Bram Stoker’s Dracula (it is also Halloween this month, after all), then you do you! 🙂

As always, the giveaway is open to anyone that The Book Depository ships to (or, if TBD doesn’t ship to you, you could choose an ebook!) up to a $17 value.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Make sure to link up all of your October discussion posts here. This linky and the October giveaway will be open until November 7th (to give people a little extra time to link up – just in case you’re disorganized like we are). If, by some chance, you forget to link up a post this month, you can add it to next month’s linky (but no duplicates, please).

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

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Go forth and discuss!

Credits for elements used in original button: Clever Monkey Graphics, B2N2 Scraps, Sweet Digi Scraps, Harper Finch

Posted October 1, 2020 by Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight in Discussion Challenge, Giveaway / 0 Comments


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