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#WyrdandWonder Book Bingo Recs

For our lovely Wyrd and Wonder that is currently on going Imyril has created a book bingo card. A card with prompts that you can tick of the books you read to during this event. Sometimes it can be hard to figure out what books fit where so I thought I’d write a post with a few recs and suggestions. You can do with that as you will 😀

Enchanted Wood

The Raven Boys | For the Wolf | Lost in the Never Woods | Uprooted | The Hazel Wood

Award Nominee

The list of 2022 Hugo Awards Nominees were recently announced so I though I’d pick out a few for you from there. But books from any award season that were nominees count. You can find all the nominees from previous years on the websites of the awards.

A Master of Djinn | She Who Became the Sun | Jade City | Witchmark | Across the Green Grass Fields

Say It In Verse

The Goblin Market | Finding Baby Yaga | Sharp Teeth | Bull | Northwood

Portal Fantasy

Every Heart A Doorway | The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making | The Stonekeeper | Laybrinth Lost | The Ghost Bride

Wolf on Cover

Cry Wolf | The Tiger and the Wolf | The Wolf and the Water | Kitty and the Midnight Hour

Epic

The Grace of Kings | Sabriel | The Shadow of the Gods | The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms | The Black Prism

Raven on Cover

An Enchantment of Ravens | The Storm Crow | Hold Me Closer, Necromancer | The Conductors | The Iron Raven

Don’t Leave the Path

The Wee Free Men | Alice’s Adventure in the World | A Curse so Dark and Lonely | Gallant | The Magicians

Shapeshifters

Written in Red | Moon Called | Slave to Sensation | The Invisible Library | Magic Bites

Bite Size Delight

Witches of Lyrchford | The Terracotta Bride | Fireheart Tiger | The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion | The Black Tides of Heaven

Pegasus on Cover

The Summer Tree | Pegasus | The Flame of Olympus | Starfire | The Thief on the Winged Horse

Fae

The Darkest Part of the Forest | Darkfever | Ash | The Falconer | Rosemary and Rue

Freebie

Well this is pretty obvious. Any book goes.

Fictional Language

Shadow and Bone | The Goblin Emperor | The Fifth Season | The House in the Cerulean Sea | An Unkindness of Ghosts

Mythic

Lore | American Gods | The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea | The Epic Crush of Genie Lo | Circe

Book Within a Book

A Discovery of Witches | Pages & Co | The Starless Sea | The Librarian | The Ten Thousand Doors of January

Forest Guardian

Silver in the Wood | The Dark Moon | The Tree Guardian | If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again

(Grim) Dark

The Painted Man | Monstress | Coraline | The Poppy War | The Court of Broken Knives

Phoenix on Cover

Crown of Feathers | Phoenix Fire | Fledglings | The Curse of the Chocolate Phoenix | Curse of the Phoenix

Reread

Reread any book you’ve read previously.

Readalong

Our readalong books for this year are The Summer Tree and The Darkest Part of the Forest.

Urban Fantasy

The Library of the Dead | May Day | The Restorer | Rivers of London | The Ninth House

Dragon on Cover

Servant Mage | The Bone Ship | Seraphina | The Copper Promise | The Tea Dragon Society

Talking Animals

The Wind in the Willows | The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents | His Majesty’s Dragon | Beyond the Deepwoods | Tooth and Claw

Nature Spirit

The Bear and the Nightingale | The Golem and the Djinni | Silver in the Wood | The Legend of Eli Monpress | Mythago Wood

6 thoughts on “#WyrdandWonder Book Bingo Recs

  1. Love the recs! Does the pegasus/dragon etc have to be on tbe cover or can they be a main character – like Eragon’ s Saphira or Temeraire?

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    1. Technically on the cover but if you want to make it count we aren’t going to stop you 😀 Plus there are likely going to be editions of the book with a dragon or unicorn on the cover if they are the MC. 😉

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  2. Oh, nice, you’re doing the book bingo! Those are some amazing recs, and I’m bookmarking your post. And I hope you try out The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms — it’s one of my all-time favorite SFF books. 🙂

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