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Friday, January 24, 2014

Historical Fiction Bingo #1

Hey all!  I thought I would come up with a little game to change up the pace around here.  It’s HF BINGO!!! I hope you all enjoy the game.  The game board is below, and the directions below that. 

HF Bingo 1

Rules: Each box in the game board contains an element that may appear in a historical fiction novel. You can mark off a box by reading a book that contains the element in that box. Enter the title of the book in the box (you can elaborate how it meets the element if you wish). The book must be read during the playing period, preferably shown through a Goodreads account or posted in some way on your blog, Twitter, Facebook etc. As in standard BINGO – you win by completing 5 boxes in a row – vertical, horizontal, or diagonal. Send me your completed game board at my email: dolleygurl[at]hotmail[dot]com. I will take all of the completed game boards received within the playing period and randomly select a winner from among them – they will win their choice of a historical fiction book from the available options I will provide. Please play fairly and honestly – this is just for fun! Playing period is January 24th-February 24th 2014.

If you have any different suggestions for future editions of the game I would LOVE to hear from you! I have thought about changing up the different ways to win BINGO – like the postage stamp format etc. Other ideas for categories? I’m all ears. 

Let the games begin!!!


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  1. Such a cool idea! Why didn't I think of it? :)

    1. I can't even take the credit for it myself - my fiance thought it up for me when I mentioned wanting to host some type of creative game etc. Glad you like the idea!


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