#FaeFriday | Past Prompts

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2021 #FaeFriday Prompts

January 1st: IT IS OFFICIALLY 2021!!!! We’re going to take a break this week just so we can celebrate the end of 2020! #FaeFriday will return on January 8th with a full new year of prompts!

January 8th: Welcome back to another year of #FaeFriday! With it finally being 2021, it’s time to figure out our reading goals for the year! What are some of your reading goals for the year 2021?

January 15th: It’s Friday! That means it’s time to sprinkle some pixie dust around and answer this week’s prompt! Why do you read? 

January 22nd:  Another week has passed, and it’s time to dust a bit of magic around and answer the prompt: Has a book ever changed your life? If so, how. 

January 29th: It’s #FaeFriday, and it’s time to start a genre war… (not really, please be nice). What is your least favorite genre, and why?

February 5th: It’s #FaeFriday! That means it’s time for this week’s prompt! What book lived up to the hype?

February 12th: It’s #FaeFriday and I bet you already knew what this week’s prompt would be. What book didn’t live up to the hype?

February 19th: February is Black History Month in the United States, which is why this week’s prompt is: What are some of your favorite books written by Black authors? 

February 26th: It’s the last Friday in February, and this week’s prompt is: What are some of your favorite history books written by Black authors?

March 5th: Happy Women’s History Month! Since it’s the first #FaeFriday in March we’re going to start off with the prompt: What are some of your favorite books written by women?

March 12th: It’s #FaeFriday and time to answer this week’s prompt! What are some of your favorite female characters?

March 19th: It’s #FaeFriday and spring Equinox is on the 20th that is why I want to know what is a book (or some books) you’re looking forward to this spring?

March 26th: It’s #FaeFriday and it’s time to talk about ourselves! That is why this week’s prompt is: Why do you blog?

April 2nd: It’s #FaeFriday and yesterday was April Fool’s for those of you who don’t know, April 1st is known to be full of mischief and pranks. That is why this week’s prompt is: What are some of your favorite mischievous characters?

April 9th: Even the fae need a bit of rest. Take this FaeFriday to rest! See you next Friday!

April 16th: It’s #FaeFriday and the lovely Leah’s Books (please link to her page) came up with this prompt! With the recent uptick in racist acts towards the Asian community, we wanted to show some love. What are some of your favorite authors in the Asian community? #StopAsianHate

April 23rd: It’s #FaeFriday. This week, we’ve seen both the good and the bad. Our world needs change which is why I’m wondering: What is a book that made you want to help change the world? Wanting to help change the world isn’t enough which is why there is a bonus prompt of: What are you doing to help change the world?

April 30th: Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? Since it’s the last day of April, NeriSiren (please link to her blog) came up with this amazing prompt! What is your favorite poem or poetry collection (Fae-related or otherwise)?

May 7th: It’s #FaeFriday and it’s time to have some fun! What are some of your favorite books that you’ve read in 2021?


2020 #FaeFriday Prompts

January 24th: This week on #FaeFriday, we’re talking about changelings. Faeries were often accused of leaving changelings in place of a child. So this week’s prompt is: What is a book you picked up that wasn’t at all what you thought it would be?

January 31st: This week on #FaeFriday, we’re talking about the Winter Court. The Winter Court is known to be dark, chilling, and sensible. They are the faerie representation of Winter, so this week’s prompt is: What book left you feeling the winter chill? **This prompt was co-created by @Leahs_Books! Please link to her blog www.leahbooksandcooks.com!**

February 7th: This week on #FaeFriday, we’re talking pixie dust! If you’ve seen Peter Pan, you know that pixie dust is used to make you fly. So this week’s prompt is: What is a book that made your heart soar?

February 14th: This week on #FaeFriday, we’re talking about healing! Faeries are known for their healing abilities. It doesn’t matter if it’s a dying plant or a broken heart. The fair folk can help mend what is broken. So this week’s prompt is: What book helped you through a difficult time?

February 21st: This week on #FaeFriday, we’re talking about iron! Iron is known to ward off faeries and, in some instances, limit the Fae’s powers. So this week’s prompt is: What is something that sucks the magic out of a book? **This prompt was created by the wonderful @Leahs_Books! Please link to her blog www.leahbooksandcooks.com.**

February 28th: This week on #FaeFriday, we’re talking about the wicked faes we have come to love! Faeries are known to have a bit of a wicked side. So this week’s prompt is: What is one wicked book that you not so secretly love? **This prompt was inspired by @Fae_girl63! Please link to author Lydia V. Russell’s webpage lydiavrussellauthor.com**

March 6th: This week on #FaeFriday, we’re talking about sweets! Faeries are known for their love of sweets and candy. So this week’s prompt is: What is a book that was so sweet you worried you might get a cavity?

March 13th: This week on #FaeFriday, we’re talking about Leprechauns! Did you know that leprechauns are viewed as a type of faerie? With St. Patties Day right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to talk about a Leprechaun’s treasure! So this week’s prompt is: What is your hidden treasure of a book **This prompt was created by the wonderful @Leahs_Books! Please link to her blog www.leahbooksandcooks.com.**

March 20th: This week on #FaeFriday we’re talking about Sparkles. Faeries are obsessed with everything sparkly. So this week’s prompt is: What is a book cover that was so beautiful you couldn’t stop staring at it?

March 27th: This week on #FaeFriday, we’re talking about being playfully mischievous! Faeries are mischievous and playful creatures, and with April’s Fools just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to talk about this week’s prompt! What mischievous character has a special place in your heart? **This prompt was helped created by the fantastic @Theartsyreader1 for giving me the keyword “mischievous” Please link to her blog theartsyreader.com.**

April 3rd: This week’s prompt is inspired by the birth of a wee fae warrior! As some of you know, @Leahs_Books great nephew was born! So the prompt this week is: What is your favorite warrior? **Please link to Leah’s blog www.leahbooksandcooks.com.**

April 10th: Faeries are notorious for causing a bit of confusion. So the prompt this week is: What was a book that was so weird you didn’t understand what just happened. **This prompt was created by @Sandeeandherbooks please link to her blog sandeeandherbooks.wordpress.com**

April 17th: Faeries have been known to create glamours that make the ordinary see a different reality, so the prompt this week is: What is a book that was so realistic it made you question reality?

April 24th: Its spring, which means it’s time to let those nature faeries come out and play! The prompt this week is: What is your favorite cover that features flowers or nature?

May 1st: Faeries have been known to be pests, so naturally, the prompt this week is: What is something that annoys you when you’re reading? This prompt was inspired by Kimberly at Caffeinated PR! Please link to her page!

May 8th: Faeries have been known to make a mortal dance until they die. So, the prompt this week is: What is a book that you forgot the world around you existed?

May 15th: Faeries have been known to stand back and observe. So, the prompt this week is: What secondary character is your favorite or even outshined the main character? This prompt was created by Ashley over at Red Haired Ash Reads! Please link to her blog! 

May 22nd: This week we’re talking about fire faeries! Be cautious of these faes, or you might end up scorched! So, the prompt is: what is a book that was so hot that you thought your book would burst into flames?

May 29th: Did you know that faeries have been known to shapeshift into animals? The prompt this week is What is your favorite book that features a shapeshifter?

June 5th: Due to the recent events in America, #FaeFriday will be postponed until next week. Please consider donating, signing petitions, and educating yourself on how we all can be better allies. https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/

June 12th: This week’s prompt is inspired by Redcap! Redcap is an Unseelie Fae that survives on the blood of humans. This week’s prompt is: What are some of your favorite “bloody” books? This prompt was created by Witty and Sarcastic Bookclub! Please link to her blog!

June 19th: Father’s Day is almost upon us so today is dedicated to those gentlemen faes! That means, this week’s prompt is: who is your favorite male faerie? 

June 26th: The world is tough right now and we all have found our ways to escape even for a little bit. This week’s prompt is inspired by the fruit of the Fae. Fruit from the Fae is known to intoxicate, and be addictive so we want to know your faerie fruit genre. What is that genre to keep coming back to so you can keep moving forward.

July 3rd: Fourth of July is a celebration of freedom. As we all know, freedom has not come without war & rebellion. What is your favorite book that shows rebellion and war to make a better future? 

July 10th: Freebie! Not sure what to do? Maybe do a past prompt you missed!

July 17th: This prompt comes from NeriSiren! Check out their awesome blog here! The October Daye series has taught me that the original seal faeries — the Roane — were not only shape-shifters but also prophets. They could see and predict the future. In honor of the Roane, I would like to offer the following future prompt for #FaeFriday: What books are you looking forward to reading in the near future? (bonus points if they’re fae-related books and/or books involving prophecies/fortune-telling/crystal balls).

July 24th: The sun is shining, the trees are thriving, and the flowers are in full bloom. As we all know, many faeries love to commune with nature, so the prompt this week is: What is a book that takes place in nature that you enjoyed? 

July 31st: It doesn’t matter what letter in the LGBTQ+ alphabet you are, you are valid, accepted, and loved. July 31st is a day to celebrate the fantastic people who make up the LGBTQ+ community. That is why the prompt this week is: What is your favorite book that features LGBTQ+ characters?

August 7th: Today is my lovely Calcifer’s 4th birthday! For those of you who don’t know, Cal was named after a fire demon from Howl’s Moving Castle! That is why this week’s prompt is: What is your favorite book with demons in it?

August 14th: It’s officially time for school to start, so this curious wannabe fae wants to know what is a book you enjoyed that takes place at a school? 

August 21st: We all know those classic fairytales, but sometimes a retelling can blow the classic out of the water. This curious wannabe fae wants to know what are some fairytale retellings that you have enjoyed! 

August 28th: Did you know that in certain lore, a fairy is born from the first laugh of a child? That is why this curious wannabe fae wants to know: What is a book that made you genuinely laugh.

September 4th: Faeries are known to have exceptionally long lives, and in curtain lore, they’re immortal. The prompt this week is inspired by longevity. This week this curious wannabe fae wants to know: What is the longest/largest book you have read?

September 11th: Due to the tragic events on 9/11/2001, #FaeFriday will resume next week. 

September 18th: Did you know that faeries have excellent manners but hate being thanked? That is why the prompt this week is: Do you read the acknowledgment section in the books you’re read and why?

September 25th: Music is something that faeries are known to enjoy. That is why this week’s prompt is: what kind of music do you listen to when reading?

October 2nd: Autumn is in the air, and the autumn court is in the spotlight. The autumn court is full of strange and beautiful faes who can have a slight sadistic side. This week’s prompt is dedicated to those sadists, which is why this curious wannabe fae wants to know: What are some of your go-to authors that make it hurt so good.

October 9th: The autumn court is still in the spotlight and celebrating the season change by gracing us with the beautiful gift that is the changing of the leaves. That is why this week’s prompt is: What genre gives off that perfect autumn vibe to you?

October 16th: This week was created by the brilliant Nery from postcardsfromlalaland.com! Please link to her blog! Faeries are known for their love of food, so we’re wondering what books have such fantastic food descriptions that you’re hungry after reading them?

October 23rd: Tomorrow is my birthday, and it’s cause for celebration! Lucky for us, the Fae LOVE to celebrate so, the prompt this week is: What are some upcoming books that have you jumping for joy?

October 30th: Tomorrow is Halloween, and Samhain celebrations will start tomorrow as well. It is thought that Samhain is when the Fae walk among us. Fae are not to be tampered with, and it is believed that the fairies & spirits needed to be appeased during Samhain. So, the prompt this week is: If you were to leave out one book to appease the Fae, what book would it be?

November 6th: Even the Fae need to rest, which is why we’re taking a break for the week.

November 13: Friday the 13th is spooky enough. We will be back up & running next week.

November 20th: The fae are known to have a jealous streak which is why the prompt this week is: What is a book has jealousy as a main theme?

November 27th: With the closing of the November chapter of 2020, I wanted to focus on thankfulness this week. So, this prompt is a bit different. What is something that you are thankful for this year?

December 4th: Did you know that today is National Cookie Day? We all know that faeries love their sweets, which is why the prompt this week is: If your favorite genre was a cookie, what kind of cookie would it be?

December 11th: Happy Chanukah!! Some of you may not know, Hanukkah is the festival of lights, and in certain tales, fairies show up as lights. To celebrate the Fae & Chanukah, we are talking about books that have become the beacon of light for us. What book or genre has been a light for you during 2020? Huge shout out to Leah for this prompt! Please link to her blog https://leahs-books.com/

December 18th: Did you know that today is International Migrants Day? This is a day to celebrate our differences & how migrants make our world a better place. That is why the prompt this week is: What is one of your favorite books that feature a culture that is not your own?

December 25th: Merry Christmas to all of you who celebrate! The prompt this week is: What is one of your favorite holiday reads? Psst. This can be a book about any holiday, not just Christmas.

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