July's Read & Gush: Bookstagram Photo Challenge

Friday, June 22, 2018


Read and Gush July Bookstagram Photo Challenge



Summer is officially here according to the meteorological calendar... and the hours might be more full of sunlight, but they also are packed to the brim with activities. Which means my writing brain is fried, and I have very little to say...

But that's alright because the beauty of Instagram is that you don't have to add a ton of words, just share your pictures!  And for the photo challenge this July we are focusing on photos - with a few fun caption ideas thrown in.  So I hope you can join in!

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 and Gush July Bookstagram Photo Challenge





July Book Photo Challenge

  #ReadGushJuly18


1. Canada Day: TBR – top two books you want to read in July
2. World UFO Day – Book set in outer space
3. Books & Candles
4. Independence Day – Patriotic Character
5. #TagThursday – Time to catch up on those tags… pick any you’ve been forgetting, or join us with #favoritesbygenre thank you @livesbetweenwords for tag!
~ Favorite fantasy book
~ Favorite sci-fi book
~ Favorite contemporary book
~ Favorite romance book
~ Favorite picture book
~ Favorite book from 10 years ago (2008)
~ Favorite book from the last 100 days (since April 1)
6. #FeatureFriday – give a special shout out to an account you love and borrow their style to create your own picture for today – and share one of theirs too!
7.Supporting character who makes you smile
8. #SockSunday or #noSockSunday
9. National Sugar Cookie Day – Book & Cookies
10. Happy Book Birthday to Fawkes – Book & Mask
11. #booksnotbullies – blue books
12. #TagThursday – pick a tag you’ve been waiting to use or join us for #sevenbookishsins thank you @booksnbeaches for the tag!
~ Gluttony- book you devoured
~ Greed- book you won’t lend out
~ Sloth- book that’s taking you too long to read
~ Lust- box set you own
~ Envy- fictional world you want to live in
~ Wrath- disappointing book
~ Pride- prettiest book cover
13. Embrace your geekiness day – Favorite Fandom
14. #stacksaturday & Anne Discussion
15. National Ice Cream day – book & ice cream
16. #mapmonday
17. World Emoji Day – Share the plot of your #currentread using emojis!
18. #waitingonwednesday – what book are you waiting on?
19. #TagThursday – you know the drill… thank you @readchapter20 for the            #asidefrombooks tag
~ Favorite (non-bookish) hobby
~ Favorite city
~ Favorite accessory
~ Favorite TV show
~ Currently reading…
20. #funkoFriday
21. #readingcheckin – We are halfway through the year, how are you doing on your reading goals, or goodreads challenge? What has your favorite book been?
22. #shelfiesunday
23. Quotes that bring you joy
24. #tolkienTuesday
25. Christmas in July
26. All or Nothing Day: #shortcaption
27. Book ending that made you happy
28. #saturdayswag – show off any new bookish swag, or merch, you got this month! 
           & Anne Discussion
29. #bookfoldinglove – want to learn to make book art? Check out this video! Maybe save some of those not so good books from the firepit by making them into art! 
30. International Friendship Day – Which bookish character would be a great friend to have in real life?
31. Wrap Up 









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



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Read and Gush July Bookstagram Photo Challenge






***Don't forget Read & Gush is hosting a summer read-along of Anne of Green Gables!  There are live discussions every two weeks, with giveaways!  We will begin Anne of Avonlea in July - all are welcome!***

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