BOTNS Book Bingo!


How to play:

Visit BOTNS Book Bingo and print one copy of this game card for each player, refreshing the page before each print, or have the players print their own bingo cards. These instructions will not be printed. You can also select an embeddable card only version of the game or a multiple card version of the game when playing on line, or with a smart phone.

Click/Mark each block when you see or hear these words and phrases. When you get five blocks horizontally, vertically, or diagonally, stand up and shout "BOOKS ON THE NIGHTSTAND!". Or play as a drinking game and for every block you mark off, take a sip, and finish your drink each time you get five blocks in a row.

A retelling of a fairy taleThat your parents didn't/wouldn't have let you read as a kidBy a Latin American authorWith an ugly coverPublished over 100 years ago
Fiction set during a plagueWith an alliterative titleA tale of survival (fiction or non-)With a fruit in the title or on the coverA novella
Written before 1700Was turned into a movie or TV showBOTNS BOOK BINGO
(free square)
Shortest book on your TBRA mental health memoir
Self-publishedGifted to youWith a photograph on the coverNonfictionBorrowed from the library
Recommended by a librarian or booksellerIncludes recipes but is not a cookbookSet in a place you want to visitWith a happy endingA short story anthology