Read, Gush, Love - Our Gushiversary! - Reading List

Read, Gush, Love - Our Gushiversary!

Monday, January 22, 2018

Read Gush Love - a Bookstagram Monthly Photo Challenge

Somehow an entire year of Bookstagram challenges has gone by with my lovely friend Natelle.

Last year, we both loved using paper folded props in our book pictures because we could create them inexpensively and they were fun to change out.  And our journey as challenge hosts has flown by!

So it's our Gushiversary if you will... and we hope you will join in with us this month!  We love seeing how you interrupt the challenges, and we love chatting with you about all the bookish things you gush over!

It's a short month, and I'm going to be absent for some of it... but my amazing cohosts are going to be filling for me, and giving shout outs and features. I will be jumping in as much as I can...

There is a Book Folding Day again, and here are the links to the video tutorials and free patterns in case you want to give the folding a try.  I know many feel like this ruins books, but let's be honest, there are tons of books sitting sadly on goodwill shelves - grab one of those and transform it!

I hope you will join in... just follow me on Instagram and check it out! And please follow my lovely co-hosts - they are super sweet, you will love them, I promise!

Natelle: Tall_Telle_Tells_Tales
Alice: Alice_in_her_bookland
Kylie: kylielovesbooks

Read Gush Love - a Bookstagram Monthly Photo Challenge

February Book Photo Challenge



  1. February TBR- top two books you hope to read
  2. National Bubble Day - Pink books & Light bubbly Characters
  3.  #unpopularopinion - a couple you do not like together...
  4. Superbowl Sunday - Favorite Athletic Character
  5. #OTP -Gush over your favorite Couple  
  6. #TolkienTuesday - Gush over your favorite fictional friendship
  7. Let us hear about your least favorite couple
  8. Gush over the most awkward fictional couple 
  9. Gush over your favorite kiss
  10. Gush over some Star-Crossed lovers
  11. #StackSunday - pink, purple, red, & white books 
  12. Pink & Purple Books
  13. Mardi Gras - Purple, Green, & Gold books
  14. Valentine's Day - Book heart 
  15. Candlemas - share your favorite candles
  16. Pink, White, & Red Books
  17. Book Crown 
  18. #ShelfieSunday
  19. Gush over your favorite Character who is a solid leader
  20.  #travelTuesday - Let's gush over your dream bookish trip
  21. #booksnotbullies - Spread the love with your blue books and kind words
  22. #TBT - it's officially the one year anniversary of Read & Gush - give us a throwback picture from last year (or an old picture) to celebrate our #gushiversary
  23. #Fridayreads - Gush over your Current Reads
  24. #bookfoldinglove - grab the link above, and save a book from the dumpster by creating some book art!
  25. #SockSunday
  26.  National Carnival Day - Red & Black books
  27. Share your book and bookish haul
  28. February Wrap Up 

What do we need to gush over in March?? Share your ideas in the comments!

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Marissa Writes

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  1. This is a lovely idea! Perfect for avid book lovers :)

    1. It is! I hope you have some friends you can invite to join us - book lovers often get left behind :)


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