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For Reading Addicts Reading Challenge 2023 – Read a Rainbow – August

Thank you so much to everyone who has joined in with our new challenge in 2023 so far, lots of you in our book group have been sharing your reads. It’s not too late to join in and read along.

As you know, we are keeping with an inclusive challenge again this year with the three options, Easy, Hard, and Super Reader. This year’s monthly category will be, “Read the Rainbow”, a different colour will be picked each month, and you can choose to either read a book with that coloured cover or with the colour in the title. There will also be an alphabetical challenge, once again by author’s name.

Hopefully, this will mean that everyone can join in, whether you read one book a month or three or more!

August’s categories are:-


Read a book by an author whose name begins with an O or a P.

Here are just a few suggestions for each letter:

Louise O’Neil, Michelle Obama, Alice Osman, Dawn O’Porter, Maggie O’Farrell, George Orwell, Delia Owens, Tommy Orange, Wilfred Owen.

Dorothy Parker, Sarah Perry, Sally Page, Anne Patchett, Malcolm Pryce, Dolly Parton, Nita Prose, Libby Page, Tony Parsons, Jodi Picoult, Terry Pratchett.


Read a book with Black in the title or with a Black cover.
Read a book with Brown in the title or with a Brown cover.

Here are a few suggestions from the members of The Cwts Club Discussion Group.

Brown Baby – Nikesh Shukla

The Man in the Brown Suit – Agatha Christie

The Innocence of Father Brown – GK Chesterton

(or any of the Father Brown series)

Brown Girl in the Ring – Nalo Hopkinson

Brown Girl Dreaming – Jacqueline Woodson

Get a Life Chloe Brown – Talia Hibbert

Tom Brown’s School Days – Thomas Hughes


Read a book by an author whose name begins with an O or a P (or both) and read a book with Brown in the title or with a Brown cover.

As with all our previous challenges, pick a book from our list, pop along to your local bookshop or library, order something online, or pick up something that’s already in your TBR pile.

Don’t forget to share what you are reading in our Cwts Club Discussion Group.

Happy reading in 2023!

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