I’m doing the 2022 Beat The Backlist Bingo challenge as well this year, and of course I’m going to go for the 52 prompt one as I like to torture myself. xD You can find a full list of backlist titles I’ve read in 2022 here, and this post will only focus on the BTB Bingo books.

So, what has been my process so far? Below the bingo card I will be updating each month as I add more books to it, and afterwards a full list of prompts and the books I’ve read (and a few I’m planning to read).

>> Last updated December 1st 2022 <<


  • number in the title Five Minds by Guy Morpuss (finished January 21st 2022) 2021
  • classic novel Peril At End House by Agatha Christie (finished January 7th 2022) 1932
  • longer than 500 pages Genesis by Karin Slaughter (finished April 10th 2022) 2009
  • first in a series you’ve been putting off I’m Traveling Alone by Samuel Bjork (finished January 24th 2022) 2013
  • book featuring time travel What The Wind Knows by Amy Harmon (finished September 2022) 2019
  • indie or self published Overkill by Vanda Symon (finished February 25th 2022) 2007
  • debut novel The Forevers by Chris Whitaker (finished February 17th 2022) 2021


  • one word title Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson (finished January 7th 2022) 2020
  • “everyone” has read it but you The Law Of Moses by Amy Harmon (finished May 2nd 2022) 2014
  • set in the mountains One Summer In Italy by Sue Moorcroft (finished February 2nd 2022) 2018
  • a book about books Much Ado About You by Samantha Young (finished March 9th 2022) 2021
  • mushroom on the cover The Mutant Mushroom Takeover by Summer Rachel Short (finished June 29th 2022) 2020
  • non-fiction Against The Ice by Ejnar Mikkelsen (finished August 30th 2022) 1955
  • graphic novel, manga or web comic Heartstopper by Alice Oseman (finished September 10th 2022) 2018


  • book with chapter names False Value by Ben Aaronovitch (finished March 7th 2022) 2020
  • about or inspired by a historical event Ashes In The Snow by Oriana Ramunno (finished September 15th 2022 2021
  • discovered via social media Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner (finished January 23rd 2022) 2020
  • novella The October Man by Ben Aaronovitch (finished February 19th 2022) 2019
  • picked by a celebrity book club The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse (finished February 4th 2022) 2021
  • murder, mystery, or both! Deadly Cry by Angela Marsons (finished January 10th 2022) 2020
  • new-to-you author Twice Shy by Sarah Hogle (finished February 8th 2022) 2021


  • published in the month you were born Every Last Fear by Alex Finlay (finished January 25th 2022) 2021
  • 2+ people on the cover Welcome To Wherever You Are by John Marrs (finished January 3rd 2022) 2015
  • book written for an age group you don’t belong to The Twits by Roald Dahl (finished January 13th 2022) 1980
  • free choice The Resident by David Jackson (finished February 16th 2022) 2020
  • author has an active podcast or youtube channel An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green (finished March 25th 2022) 2018
  • set in space OR on/in the ocean The Little Captain by Paul Biegel (finished May 12th 2022) 1970
  • your favorite animal (real or fictional) on the cover The Secret Life Of Albert Entwistle by Matt Cain (finished May 18th 2022) 2021


  • set on an island Just Haven’t Met You Yet by Sophie Cousens (finished January 18th 2022) 2021
  • poetry or anthology Tales From The Folly by Ben Aaronovitch (finished August 3rd 2022) 2020
  • “wolf” or “stars” in the title
  • 6+ words in the title The Village Shop For Lonely Hearts by Alison Sherlock (finished January 26th 2022) 2020
  • translated into your native language Harry Potter En De Gevangene Van Azkaban by J.K. Rowling (finished February 27th 2022) 1999
  • features royalty A Vow So Bold And Deadly by Brigid Kemmerer (finished November 10th 2022) 2021
  • superheroes/villains OR character in disguise Lies Sleeping by Ben Aaronovitch (finished February 11th 2022) 2018


  • co-authored Meet Me In Monaco by Hazel Gaynor & Heather Webb (finished November 30th 2022) 2019
  • forgotten on your shelf or eReader Marina by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (finished January 11th 2022) 1999
  • story centered around a real or fictional holiday The Recipe For Hope by Fiona Valpy (finished July 19th 2022) 2014
  • your favorite trope on the page Death On The Nile by Agatha Christie (finished February 14th 2022) 1937
  • reading for research, reference, or general interest One Of Us by Asne Seierstad (finished January 12th 2022) 2013
  • women in the (fictional) science The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood (finished January 13th 2022) 2021
  • you watched the show or movie first Stay Close by Harlan Coben (finished March 24th 2022) 2012


  • book about siblings Deadly Motives by Ann Girdharry (finished May 17th 2022) 2019
  • second or fourth book in a series Pierced by Thomas Enger (finished January 16th 2022) 2011
  • title is an alliteration The Little Paris Patisserie by Julie Caplin (finished February 23rd 2022) 2018
  • about food or food in the title The Little Brooklyn Bakery by Julie Caplin (finished January 5th 2022) 2018
  • involves family secrets The Library Of Lost And Found by Phaedra Patrick (finished March 21st 2022) 2019
  • a book in a genre you never/rarely read Serafina And The Twisted Staff by Robert Beatty (finished January 20th 2022) 2016
  • an unusual or unexpected pet The Ladies Of The Secret Circus (finished September 3rd 2022) 2021

Currently 48 out of 49 books read.


  • protagonist has a profession that twists the truth Nomad by James Swallow (finished March 3rd 2022) 2016
  • author has a first, middle, and last name on the cover (no initials) The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams (finished April 5th 2022) 2021
  • a book set in the season you read it in Of Light And Darkness by Shayne Leighton (finished May 16th 2022) 2011
  • finish a series Skin Privilege by Karin Slaughter (finished January 17th 2022) 2007

Did you join the BTB Bingo challenge this year? How are you doing so far?

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