May 2024 Bookish Bingo 📝

Challenge your TBR with the May Bookish Bingo Board!

If you share a completed bingo in the comments below before June 1, you’ll receive 20 bonus points!

Click here to read the rules and download your Bookish bingo card below. Make sure you share your progress with us by using #BookishBingo on social media. Let us know what books you’re reading for each prompt below! When you get a bingo, shout it out here.

May BF '24 Bingo Board Forum

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May Bookish Bingo prompts: Set in space, Published in May, Read outside, Flowers on cover, Fifth in a series, New-to-you author, Animal on cover, Set in North Dakota, Alliteration in title, Asian protagonist, Title begins with M, Pacific Islander author, Free space, Protagonist is a writer, Explores mental health, Audiobook under 5 hours, Pirate protagonist, Science fiction, Set on an island, Author’s name begins with M, Brown cover, Battle for the throne, Theme of motherhood, Follow BookishFirst on Instagram, Five word title


I love the looks of this board! I am so excited to work on it.

Shouldn’t that be June 1 not April 1

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Can you post the square version, please? Thanks! :wink: :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

Here’s a square version and an Instagram Story size

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Can authors last name start with m or does it have to be the first name?

Bingo (squares 5-10-15-20-25)

  1. Fifth in a series - SIXPENCE AND SELKIES / Tilly Wallace
  2. New-to-you author - WHAT BEAUTY THERE IS / Cory Anderson
  3. Animal on cover - DOGLAND / Tommy Tomlinson :dog2: :poodle: :service_dog:
  4. Asian protagonist THE NHIA NORMAL / Sheelue Yang (:tada: Hmong representation!)
  5. Explores mental health - POLAR VORTEX / Denise Dorrance
  6. Author’s name begins with M - LOST IN TAIWAN / Mark Crilley
  7. Five word title - THE TRUTH ABOUT THE DEVLINS / Lisa Scottoline

also working through 12. Pacific Islander author - THE GIRL FROM EVERYWHERE / Heidi Heilig; still in the early chapters, but liking this time-travel adventure so far!


new-to-me author: Diavola - Jennifer Marie Thorne
animal on cover: Piercing - Ryu Murakami
set in North Dakota: Outlawed - Anna North
alliteration in title: Wish You Were Here - Rita Mae Brown
Asian protagonist: China Rich Girlfriend - Kevin Kwan