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Lu (Sugar & Snark) | 9968 comments Mod
This is the Official Thread for The Mishmash Challenge!

Here you post your Challenge with what you think you are going to read etc. You can edit your post every time your finish something or when you want to add a new idea. No need to repost your whole list the whole time.

If you can't edit, let me know!

You can however just make a post when you are done with a challenge:

"I just finished nr1"

I can then add your points at The Points Thread.

We also have a Suggestions Thread where you can have a look if you need an idea for what book to read, or where you can ask people for help with ideas.

This Starts on the ............. You can jump in anytime and use the books you have read from the starting date. I know everyone will be honest :)

A book only counts once and lets keep it above 150 pages please! Audio books are allowed!

If you were before the half of a book when this challenge started you can use it :)

Let the games begin!


message 2: by Lauren (last edited Jun 18, 2012 11:38AM) (new)

Lauren Smith | 6491 comments Mod
Can't wait! Booking my space :)

1. Read a book that has a word in the title that denotes a certain time, such as Today, Tommorrow, Yesterday, Monday - Sunday, Now, Future, Past etc.
Morlock Night by K.W. Jeter

2. Read a book where the first two letters of the title are the same (A, The etc. counts). Example: World Without End, Assassins Apprentice, The Time Machine - The Troupe by Robert Jackson Bennett

3. Read a book where a person on the cover is holding some sort of weapon in hand (sword, gun etc.). Please note "holding" not on your back or something.
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

4. Read a book with a word in the title that refers to one of the 5 senses (Taste, smell, see, touch, hear). Example: Heard, aroma, felt, loud etc.
Voices edited by Mark S. Deniz and Amanda Pillar

5. Read a book with food in the title.
Seed by Rob Ziegler

6. Read a book that is told by a non magical animal or is about a non magical animal.
Emperor Mollusk versus The Sinister Brain

7. Read a book with a shocking title.
God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens

8. Read an indie publication.
The Dream Crystal by Mark O'Bannon

9. Read a book of short stories.
The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales

10. Theme : Seasons. Read a book that either depicts a season on the cover or where the season is an important element of the story.
Dissolution by C.J. Sansom

11. Read a book that has water on the cover (Ocean, river, bucket of water, etc.)
The Drowned World by J.G. Ballard

12. Read a book with a one word title.
Neuromancer by William Gibson

13. Read a book where siblings are the main characters
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

14. Read a book with a topless girl on cover. (yip you read right)
The Peculiars by Maureen Doyle McQuerry

15. Start a new series. Ie. read the first book of a series you haven't read before.
Shards of Honour by Lois McMaster Bujold

16. Read a book where a virus is an important part of the plot. It can be a computer virus, or a disease. Real or fictional
Reamde by Neal Stephenson

17. Read a book that has a word in the title that can have two meanings eg. tail and tale (the word can be spelt the same of differently)
Those Across the River by Christopher Buehlman
River: a flowing body of water as well as the last card dealt in Texas hold 'em poker.

18. Read a book that's title mentions something deadly. (This includes words like murder etc. as well as weapons or monsters that could kill you)
Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice

19. Read a book that has something to do with your zodiac sign (either something in the story or on the cover or in the title or author's name).
Dark Inside by Jeyn Roberts

20. Read a book set in at least two different times. (either through flashbacks or time travel or two story lines mixing. Both times have to be significantly present so no 2 pages of the book set in a different time if the book has 500 pages)
End of the World Blues by Jon Courtenay Grimwood

21. Read an autobiography/biography or memoir.
James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon by Julie Philips

22. Read a book set in an alternate world.
Un Lun Dun by China Mieville

23. Read a book written by a man
Embassytown by China Mieville

24. Read a book that is colourful (min 3-4 different colours)
The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury

25. Read the longest book in number of pages that has been on your TBR the longest time as at the start of this challenge on 20 June 2011. (Can be read at any time during the challenge.)
The Diamond Age: Or, a Young Lady's Illustrated Primer

26. Read a book with the name of a City or Country in the title. (Example: London, Russia)
Amsterdam by Ian McEwan

27. Read a book with a title that can be split into 2 words (eg., starcrossed star+crossed)
The Bookman by Lavie Tidhar

28. I see dead people. Read a book about ghosts, hauntings, etc.
Ghost Music by Graham Masterton

29. Read non-fiction on a topic you find interesting
The Art of the Novel by Milan Kundera

30. Read the book that has been on your to-read list for the longest time.
The Duck That Won the Lottery: and 99 Other Bad Arguments by Julian Baggini

Progress: 30/30 DONE!


message 3: by Claudia (last edited Mar 29, 2012 05:42AM) (new)

Claudia (claudiavstoomanybooks) | 1736 comments Mod
Finished
(28/30)
Monday Mourning (Temperance Brennan, #7) by Kathy Reichs Ocean of Blood (The Saga of Larten Crepsley, #2) by Darren Shan Married With Zombies (Living with the Dead, #1) by Jesse Petersen Bad Taste in Boys (Kate Grable #1) by Carrie Harris The Lollipop Shoes by Joanne Harris Sourland by Joyce Carol Oates Deadlands by Lily Herne Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates Grace by Elizabeth Scott Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1) by Stieg Larsson The Clockwork Rocket (Orthogonal Trilogy #1) by Greg Egan Flip this Zombie (Living with the Dead, #2) by Jesse Petersen The Girl in the Steel Corset (Steampunk Chronicles, #1) by Kady Cross Eat Slay Love (Living With the Dead, #3) by Jesse Petersen Fire (The Seven Kingdoms, #2) by Kristin Cashore Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs The Life of Elizabeth I by Alison Weir Faith of the Fallen (Sword of Truth, #6) by Terry Goodkind The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky The Bookman (The Bookman Histories, #1) by Lavie Tidhar Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke Texas Gothic by Rosemary Clement-Moore Heartless (The Parasol Protectorate, #4) by Gail Carriger Queen of the Dead (The Ghost and the Goth, #2) by Stacey Kade The Dressmaker of Khair Khana  Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3) by Rick Riordan
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message 4: by Naz (last edited Mar 06, 2012 11:31PM) (new)

Naz | 605 comments 1. Read a book that has a word in the title that denotes a certain time, such as Today, Tommorrow, Yesterday, Monday - Sunday, Now, Future, Past etc.

2. Read a book where the first two letters of the title are the same (A, The etc. counts). Example: World Without End, Assassins Apprentice, The Time Machine
Through the Looking Glass

3. Read a book where a person on the cover is holding some sort of weapon in hand (sword, gun etc.). Please note "holding" not on your back or something.
The Light Fantastic (Discworld, #2) by Terry Pratchett

4. Read a book with a word in the title that refers to one of the 5 senses (Taste, smell, see, touch, hear). Example: Heard, aroma, felt, loud etc.
Looking for Jake: Stories

5. Read a book with food in the title.

6. Read a book that is told by a non magical animal or is about a non magical animal.

7. Read a book with a shocking title.
Baby's First Book Of Seriously Fucked Up Shit

8. Read an indie publication.

9. Read a book of short stories.
The Arabian Nights Entertainments, Volume 1

10. Theme : Seasons. Read a book that either depicts a season on the cover or where the season is an important element of the story.
New Spring

11. Read a book that has water on the cover (Ocean, river, bucket of water, etc.)
Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher

12. Read a book with a one word title
Quran

13. Read a book where siblings are the main characters.
Sense and Sensibility

14. Read a book with a topless girl on cover. (yip you read right)
Dawn (Xenogenesis, #1) by Octavia E. Butler

15. Start a new series. Ie. read the first book of a series you haven't read before.
Soulless

16. Read a book where a virus is an important part of the plot. It can be a computer virus, or a disease. Real or fictional.
Elantris

17. Read a book that has a word in the title that can have two meanings eg. tail and tale (the word can be spelt the same of differently)
The Hellbound Heart

18. Read a book that's title mentions something deadly. (This includes words like murder etc. as well as weapons or monsters that could kill you)
The Hunger Games

19. Read a book that has something to do with your zodiac sign (either something in the story or on the cover or in the title or author's name).
Mirrorscape

20. Read a book set in at least two different times. (either through flashbacks or time travel or two story lines mixing. Both times have to be significantly present so no 2 pages of the book set in a different time if the book has 500 pages)
A Study in Scarlet

21. Read an autobiography/biography or memoir.
Three Cups of Tea One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time

22. Read a book set in an alternate world.
The Silver Chair


23. Read a book written by a man
Wonderful Wizard of Oz

24. Read a book that is colourful (min 3-4 different colours)
Catching Fire

25. Read the longest book in number of pages that has been on your TBR the longest time as at the start of this challenge on 20 June 2011. (Can be read at any time during the challenge.)

26. Read a book with the name of a City or Country in the title. (Example: London, Russia)
Embassytown

27. Read a book with a title that can be split into 2 words (eg., starcrossed star+crossed)
Mockingjay

28. I see dead people. Read a book about ghosts, hauntings, etc.
Changeless

29. Explore a topic you find interesting by reading a non-fiction novel on the topic.
Cleopatra: A Life

30. Read the book that has been on your to-read list for the longest time. If you have a physical pile of TBR books read the one at the bottom of the stack.
The Eye of the World

Total 25/30



message 5: by Lu (Sugar & Snark) (last edited May 03, 2012 09:05AM) (new)

Lu (Sugar & Snark) | 9968 comments Mod
1. Read a book that has a word in the title that denotes a certain time, such as Today, Tommorrow, Yesterday, Monday - Sunday, Now, Future, Past etc.

Tomorrow, When the War Began

2. Read a book where the first two letters of the title are the same (A, The etc. counts). Example: World Without End, Assassins Apprentice, The Time Machine

Anna and the French Kiss

3. Read a book where a person on the cover is holding some sort of weapon in hand (sword, gun etc.). Please note "holding" not on your back or something.

Romeo And Juliet by William Shakespeare

4. Read a book with a word in the title that refers to one of the 5 senses (Taste, smell, see, touch, hear). Example: Heard, aroma, felt, loud etc.

Bad Taste in Boys

5. Read a book with food in the title.

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

6. Read a book that is told by a non mythical animal or is about a non mythical animal.

Firmin by Sam Savage

7. Read a book with a shocking title.

Kill Your Friends

8. Read an indie publication.

Fatal Embrace

9. Read a book of short stories.

Zombies vs. Unicorns

10. Theme : Seasons. Read a book that either depicts a season on the cover or where the season is an important element of the story.

Everything We Ever Wanted: A Novel

11. Read a book that has water on the cover (Ocean, river, bucket of water, etc.)

A Wrinkle in Time


12. Read a book with a one word title

Evermore

13. Read a book where siblings are the main characters.

Lies Beneath


14. Read a book with a topless girl on cover.

The Peculiars by Maureen Doyle McQuerry


15. Start a new series. Ie. read the first book of a series you haven't read before.

Once a Witch

16. Read a book where a virus is an important part of the plot. It can be a computer virus, or a disease. Real or fictional.

Touch of Power

17. Read a book that has a word in the title that can have two meanings eg. tail and tale (the word can be spelt the same of differently)

Pretty Crooked

18. Read a book that's title mentions something deadly. (This includes words like murder etc. as well as weapons or monsters that could kill you)

Deadly Little Secret


19. Read a book that has something to do with your zodiac sign (either something in the story or on the cover or in the title or author's name).

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7) by J.K. Rowling Darkness Becomes Her (Gods & Monsters, #1) by Kelly Keaton

20. Read a book set in at least two different times. (either through flashbacks or time travel or two story lines mixing. Both times have to be significantly present so no 2 pages of the book set in a different time if the book has 500 pages)

If I Stay

21. Read an autobiography/biography or memoir.

22. Read a book set in an alternate world.

23. Read a book written by a man

Spiral X

24. Read a book that is colourful (min 3-4 different colours)

Like Mother, Like Daughter

25. Look at the 5 books that have been on your TBR list/pile/shelf the longest, then of those 5 books, read the one with the most number of pages" - you should decide which book this is on the 20th June, when the challenge starts, but you don't have to start reading it on the 20th of June, you can read it at any time during the challenge period.

Angels & Demons


26. Read a book with the name of a City or Country in the title. (Example: London, Russia)

Egypt: The Uprising (The Battle for Maat, #1)


27. Read a book with a title that can be split into 2 words (eg., starcrossed star+crossed)

Bloodlines


28. I see dead people. Read a book about ghosts, hauntings, etc.

The Replacement


29. Explore a topic you find interesting by reading a non-fiction novel on the topic.

Crocodile: Evolution's Greatest Survivor
A Short History Of South Africa

30. Read the book that has been on your to-read list for the longest time. If you have a physical pile of TBR books read the one at the bottom of the stack.

To Kill a Mockingbird

Total 21/30


message 6: by Barbara (last edited Aug 28, 2011 07:03AM) (new)

Barbara | 4379 comments Mod
This is my spot:

1. Read a book that has a word in the title that denotes a certain time, such as Today, Tommorrow, Yesterday, Monday - Sunday, Now, Future, Past etc.
I Shall Wear Midnight


2. Read a book where the first two letters of the title are the same (A, The etc. counts). Example: World Without End, Assassins Apprentice, The Time Machine
The Two Towers


3. Read a book where a person on the cover is holding some sort of weapon in hand (sword, gun etc.). Please note "holding" not on your back or something. The Sun in Splendour


4. Read a book with a word in the title that refers to one of the 5 senses (Taste, smell, see, touch, hear). Example: Heard, aroma, felt, loud etc. Heart of Light


5. Read a book with food in the title. Lemon Meringue Pie Murder

6. Read a book that is told by a non magical animal or is about a non magical animal. The First Collier

7. Read a book with a shocking title. When You Are Engulfed in Flames

8. Read an indie publication. James Potter and the Hall of Elders' Crossing

9. Read a book of short stories.
The Black Veil and other tales of Supernatural Sleuths.


10. Theme : Seasons. Read a book that either depicts a season on the cover or where the season is an important element of the story. The Golden Tree

11. Read a book that has water on the cover (Ocean, river, bucket of water, etc.) The Secret River

12. Read a book with a one word title
Blameless


13. Read a book where siblings are the main characters.Sense and Sensibility

14. Read a book with a topless girl on cover. (yip you read right) Kushiel's Avatar

15. Start a new series. Ie. read the first book of a series you haven't read before. Kushiel's Dart


16. Read a book where a virus is an important part of the plot. It can be a computer virus, or a disease. Real or fictional. Imzadi

17. Read a book that has a word in the title that can have two meanings eg. tail and tale (the word can be spelt the same of differently) Pride and Prejudice


18. Read a book that's title mentions something deadly. (This includes words like murder etc. as well as weapons or monsters that could kill you) Sword of Avalon


19. Read a book that has something to do with your zodiac sign (either something in the story or on the cover or in the title or author's name). Kushiel's Chosen

20. Read a book set in at least two different times. (either through flashbacks or time travel or two story lines mixing. Both times have to be significantly present so no 2 pages of the book set in a different time if the book has 500 pages) The Virgin Blue

21. Read an autobiography/biography or memoir. Katherine the Queen: The Remarkable Life of Katherine Parr

22. Read a book set in an alternate world. A Game of Thrones

23. Read a book written by a man The Mystery of the Yellow Room

24. Read a book that is colourful (min 3-4 different colours) Red Rose of Anjou

25. Read the longest book in number of pages that has been on your TBR the longest time as at the start of this challenge on 20 June 2011. (Can be read at any time during the challenge.) Uneasy Lies the Head


26. Read a book with the name of a City or Country in the title. (Example: London, Russia) The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket & Related Tales

27. Read a book with a title that can be split into 2 words (eg., starcrossed star+crossed) Heartless

28. I see dead people. Read a book about ghosts, hauntings, etc.The Red Tree

29. Explore a topic you find interesting by reading a non-fiction novel on the topic. Nefertiti: Unlocking the Mystery Surrounding Egypt's Most Famous and Beautiful Queen

30. Read the book that has been on your to-read list for the longest time. If you have a physical pile of TBR books read the one at the bottom of the stack.
Katharine the Virgin Widow


Completed tasks: 30/30


message 7: by Shannon (last edited Mar 16, 2012 05:41AM) (new)

Shannon My Place

1. Read a book that has a word in the title that denotes a certain time, such as Today, Tommorrow, Yesterday, Monday - Sunday, Now, Future, Past etc.
A Cold Day for Murder by Dana Stabenow
18/10/2011

2. Read a book where the first two letters of the title are the same (A, The etc. counts).
Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie by J M Barrie
5 July 2011

3. Read a book where a person on the cover is holding some sort of weapon in hand (sword, gun etc.). Please note "holding" not on your back or something

4. Read a book with a word in the title that refers to one of the 5 senses (Taste, smell, see, touch, hear). Example: Heard, aroma, felt, loud etc.
The Taste of Sorrow by Jude Morgan
26/8/2011


5. Read a book with food in the title.
The $64 Tomato: How One Man Nearly Lost His Sanity, Spent a Fortune, and Endured an Existential Crisis in the Quest for the Perfect Garden by William Alexander 4/11/2011

6. Read a book that is told by a non magical animal or is about a non magical animal.
The Cat, the Quilt and the Corpse (A Cats in Trouble Mystery, #1) by Leann Sweeney
by Leann Sweeney
15/11/2011

7. Read a book with a shocking title.
Dying for a Hamburger  Modern Meat Processing and the Epidemic of Alzheimer's Disease by Murray Waldman by Murray Waldman
28/12/2011

8. Read an indie publication.

9. Read a book of short stories.

10. Theme : Seasons. Read a book that either depicts a season on the cover or where the season is an important element of the story.
Murder Trims the Tree (A Gertie Johnson Christmas Novella) by Deb Baker
by Deb Baker (winter/snow part of murder plot)
17/1/2012

11. Read a book that has water on the cover (Ocean, river, bucket of water, etc.)
Barefoot Bride by Jessica Hart
24/10/2011

12. Read a book with a one word title

Room by Emma Donoghue by Emma Donoghue
30 July 2011

13. Read a book where siblings are the main characters.
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
by Abraham Verghese
1/12/2011

14. Read a book with a topless girl on cover. (yip you read right)

15. Start a new series. Ie. read the first book of a series you haven't read before.
Corduroy Mansions (Corduroy Mansions, #1) by Alexander McCall Smith
by Alexander McCall Smith
(Corduroy Mansions #1)
16 January 2012

16. Read a book where a virus is an important part of the plot. It can be a computer virus, or a disease. Real or fictional.

17. Read a book that has a word in the title that can have two meanings eg. tail and tale (the word can be spelt the same or differently)
Still Alice by Lisa Genova by Lisa Genova
(Still = used distill to alcohol
Still = unmoving)
9 July 2011

18. Read a book that's title mentions something deadly. (This includes words like murder etc. as well as weapons or monsters that could kill you)
100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's and Age-Related Memory Loss by Jean Carper by Jean Carper
20/12/2011

19. Read a book that has something to do with your zodiac sign (either something in the story or on the cover or in the title or author's name).

20. Read a book set in at least two different times. (either through flashbacks or time travel or two story lines mixing. Both times have to be significantly present so no 2 pages of the book set in a different time if the book has 500 pages)
The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom by Mitch Albom
18/8/2011

21. Read an autobiography/biography or memoir.
Out of Darkness: The Story of Louis Braille by Russell Freedman
16/10/2011

22. Read a book set in an alternate world.

23. Read a book written by a man
Under An English Heaven by Robert Radcliffe by Robert Radcliffe
13 August 2011

24. Read a book that is colourful (min 3-4 different colours)
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones by Lloyd Jones
3 July 2011

25. Read the longest book in number of pages that has been on your TBR the longest time as at the start of this challenge on 20 June 2011. (Can be read at any time during the challenge.)
East of Eden  by John Steinbeck by John Steinbeck
9 January 2012

26. Read a book with the name of a City or Country in the title. (Example: London, Russia)

27. Read a book with a title that can be split into 2 words (eg., starcrossed star+crossed).
An Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears by Iain Pears
28 June 2011

28. I see dead people. Read a book about ghosts, hauntings, etc.
The Haunted Hotel  A Mystery of Modern Venice by Wilkie Collins by Wilkie Collins
15 July 2011

29. Explore a topic you find interesting by reading a non-fiction novel on the topic.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot by Rebecca Skloot
3 September 2011

30. Read the book that has been on your to-read list for the longest time. If you have a physical pile of TBR books read the one at the bottom of the stack.
The Chase (Isaac Bell, #1) by Clive Cussler by Clive Cussler

22/30


message 8: by Lauren (Sugar & Snark) (last edited Aug 22, 2011 06:34AM) (new)

Lauren (Sugar & Snark) | 1254 comments Mod
LAUREN F’S MANIACAL MISHMASH MANOEUVRINGS(COMPLETED!!!)

1. Read a book that has a word in the title that denotes a certain time, such as Today, Tommorrow, Yesterday, Monday - Sunday, Now, Future, Past etc.
.Eternal Rider
Eternal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #1) by Larissa Ione

2. Read a book where the first two letters of the title are the same (A, The etc. counts).
Always a Witch
Always a Witch (Witch, #2) by Carolyn MacCullough

3. Read a book where a person on the cover is holding some sort of weapon in hand (sword, gun etc.). Please note "holding" not on your back or something.
Mind Games
Mind Games (The Disillusionists Trilogy, #1) by Carolyn Crane

4. Read a book with a word in the title that refers to one of the 5 senses (Taste, smell, see, touch, hear). Example: Heard, aroma, felt, loud etc.
Bad Taste in Boys
Bad Taste in Boys (Kate Grable #1) by Carrie Harris

5. Read a book with food in the title.
Comfort Food
Comfort Food by Kitty Thomas

6. Read a book that is told by a non magical animal or is about a non magical animal.
Charlotte's Web
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White

7. Read a book with a shocking title.
Rode Hard, Put Up Wet
Rode Hard, Put Up Wet (Rough Riders, #2) by Lorelei James

8. Read an indie publication.
Spartan Heart
Spartan Heart (Spartan Heart, #1) by Kristine Cheney

9. Read a book of short stories.
The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories
The Bloody Chamber  And Other Stories by Angela Carter

10. Theme : Seasons. Read a book that either depicts a season on the cover or where the season is an important element of the story
Secrets of a Summer Night
Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflowers, #1) by Lisa Kleypas

11. Read a book that has water on the cover (Ocean, river, bucket of water, etc.)
Starcrossed
Starcrossed (Starcrossed, #1) by Josephine Angelini

12. Read a book with a one word title
Divergent
Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth

13. Read a book where siblings are the main characters.
Forbidden
Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma

14. Read a book with a topless girl on cover. (yip you read right)
Pleasure for Pleasure
Pleasure for Pleasure (Essex Sisters, #4) by Eloisa James

15. Start a new series. Ie. read the first book of a series you haven't read before.
Falling Under
Falling Under by Gwen Hayes

16. Read a book where a virus is an important part of the plot. It can be a computer virus, or a disease. Real or fictional
Wither
Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1) by Lauren DeStefano

17. Read a book that has a word in the title that can have two meanings eg. tail and tale (the word can be spelt the same of differently)
Last Sacrifice
Last Sacrifice (Vampire Academy, #6) by Richelle Mead please note that a last is a plastic or wooden mould used in shoe making

18. Read a book that's title mentions something deadly. (This includes words like murder etc. as well as weapons or monsters that could kill you)
Poison StudyPoison Study (Study, #1) by Maria V. Snyder


19. Read a book that has something to do with your zodiac sign (either something in the story or on the cover or in the title or author's name).
Twin of Ice (Taggert , #2)
Twin of Ice (Taggert , #2) (Chandler Twins, #2) by Jude Deveraux

20. Read a book set in at least two different times. (either through flashbacks or time travel or two story lines mixing. Both times have to be significantly present so no 2 pages of the book set in a different time if the book has 500 pages)
One Day
One Day by David Nicholls

21. Read an autobiography/biography or memoir.
Neon Angel: The Cherie Currie Story
Neon Angel  The Cherie Currie Story by Cherie Currie

22. Read a book set in an alternate world.
The Gunslinger
The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1) by Stephen King

23. Read a book written by a man
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

24. Read a book that is colourful (min 3-4 different colours)
Generation Dead
Generation Dead (Generation Dead, #1) by Daniel Waters

"25. Read the longest book in number of pages that has been on your TBR the longest time as at the start of this challenge on 20 June 2011. (Can be re...more25. Read the longest book in number of pages that has been on your TBR the longest time as at the start of this challenge on 20 June 2011. (Can be read at any time during the challenge.)
Beautiful Creatures
Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1) by Kami Garcia

26. Read a book with the name of a City or Country in the title. (Example: London, Russia)
What Happens in London
What Happens in London (Bevelstoke #2) by Julia Quinn

27. Read a book with a title that can be split into 2 words (eg., starcrossed star+crossed)
Bossypants
Bossypants by Tina Fey

28. I see dead people. Read a book about ghosts, hauntings, etc.
What's a Ghoul to Do?
What's a Ghoul to Do? (Ghost Hunter Mystery, #1) by Victoria Laurie

29. Explore a topic you find interesting by reading a non-fiction novel on the topic.
Earl Mindell's Peak Performance Bible
Earl Mindell's Peak Performance Bible by E. Mindell

30. Read the book that has been on your to-read list for the longest time. If you have a physical pile of TBR books read the one at the bottom of the stack.
Uglies
Uglies (Uglies, #1) by Scott Westerfeld

30/30


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Niecole | 2359 comments Mod
1. Read a book that has a word in the title that denotes a certain time, such as Today, Tommorrow, Yesterday, Monday - Sunday, Now, Future, Past etc.


2. Read a book where the first two letters of the title are the same (A, The etc. counts). Example: World Without End, Assassins Apprentice, The Time Machine


3. Read a book where a person on the cover is holding some sort of weapon in hand (sword, gun etc.). Please note "holding" not on your back or something.


4. Read a book with a word in the title that refers to one of the 5 senses (Taste, smell, see, touch, hear). Example: Heard, aroma, felt, loud etc.
The Blind Assassin

5. Read a book with food in the title.

6. Read a book that is told by a non magical animal or is about a non magical animal.

7. Read a book with a shocking title.

8. Read an indie publication.

9. Read a book of short stories.
The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories

10. Theme : Seasons. Read a book that either depicts a season on the cover or where the season is an important element of the story.
His Longest winter

11. Read a book that has water on the cover (Ocean, river, bucket of water, etc.)
Blur

12. Read a book with a one word title
Frankenstein

13. Read a book where siblings are the main characters.
Shanghai Girls

14. Read a book with a topless girl on cover. (yip you read right)
Kushiel's Dart

15. Start a new series. Ie. read the first book of a series you haven't read before.
A Game of Thrones

16. Read a book where a virus is an important part of the plot. It can be a computer virus, or a disease. Real or fictional.
Feed

17. Read a book that has a word in the title that can have two meanings eg. tail and tale (the word can be spelt the same of differently)
Snow Flower and the secret fan
(Fan: something that cools you, Fan: and admirer)

18. Read a book that's title mentions something deadly. (This includes words like murder etc. as well as weapons or monsters that could kill you)

19. Read a book that has something to do with your zodiac sign (either something in the story or on the cover or in the title or author's name).
Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy I'm a Leo

20. Read a book set in at least two different times. (either through flashbacks or time travel or two story lines mixing. Both times have to be significantly present so no 2 pages of the book set in a different time if the book has 500 pages)

21. Read an autobiography/biography or memoir.
Living with Evil
22. Read a book set in an alternate world.

23. Read a book written by a man
The Girl who played with fire

24. Read a book that is colourful (min 3-4 different colours)

25. Read the longest book in number of pages that has been on your TBR the longest time as at the start of this challenge on 20 June 2011. (Can be read at any time during the challenge.)
The Girl who kicked the Hornets Nest

26. Read a book with the name of a City or Country in the title. (Example: London, Russia)
American Psycho

27. Read a book with a title that can be split into 2 words (eg., starcrossed star+crossed)

28. I see dead people. Read a book about ghosts, hauntings, etc.

29. Explore a topic you find interesting by reading a non-fiction novel on the topic.
It will be something about Murder

30. Read the book that has been on your to-read list for the longest time. If you have a physical pile of TBR books read the one at the bottom of the stack.
The Joy Luck Club


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1. Read a book that has a word in the title that denotes a certain time, such as Today, Tommorrow, Yesterday, Monday - Sunday, Now, Future, Past etc.
Timeless - Alexandra Monir


2. Read a book where the first two letters of the title are the same (A, The etc. counts). Example: World Without End, Assassins Apprentice, The Time Machine
Blue Blood - Melissa de la Cruz


3. Read a book where a person on the cover is holding some sort of weapon in hand (sword, gun etc.). Please note "holding" not on your back or something.
Huntress by Malinda Lo


4. Read a book with a word in the title that refers to one of the 5 senses (Taste, smell, see, touch, hear). Example: Heard, aroma, felt, loud etc.
Vision of Heat


5. Read a book with food in the title.
The Peach Keeper


6. Read a book that is told by a non mythical animal or is about a non mythical animal.
The Capture


7. Read a book with a shocking title.
Baby's First Book of Seriously Fucked-up Shit


8. Read an indie publication.
My Dear Jenny


9. Read a book of short stories.
Full Dark No Stars - Stephen King


10. Theme : Seasons. Read a book that either depicts a season on the cover or where the season is an important element of the story.
Shadowed Summer


11. Read a book that has water on the cover (Ocean, river, bucket of water, etc.)
Silence


12. Read a book with a one word title
Passion


13. Read a book where siblings are the main characters.
Sisters Red - Jackson Pearce


14. Read a book with a topless girl on cover. (yip you read right)
Darling Jasmine


15. Start a new series. Ie. read the first book of a series you haven't read before.
Clockwork Angel


16. Read a book where a virus is an important part of the plot. It can be a computer virus, or a disease. Real or fictional.
Wither


17. Read a book that has a word in the title that can have two meanings eg. tail and tale (the word can be spelt the same of differently)
In the Arms of Stone Angels
arms - limbs or weapons

18. Read a book that's title mentions something deadly. (This includes words like murder etc. as well as weapons or monsters that could kill you)
Demon Kissed


19. Read a book that has something to do with your zodiac sign (either something in the story or on the cover or in the title or author's name).
Hunger (Riders of the Apocalypse, #1) by Jackie Morse Kessler



20. Read a book set in at least two different times. (either through flashbacks or time travel or two story lines mixing. Both times have to be significantly present so no 2 pages of the book set in a different time if the book has 500 pages)
Revolution


21. Read an autobiography/biography or memoir.
Ayrton Senna: The Whole Story - Christopher Hilton


22. Read a book set in an alternate world.
Dragonflight


23. Read a book written by a manOutliers - Malcolm Gladwell

24. Read a book that is colourful (min 3-4 different colours)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone


25. Read the longest book in number of pages that has been on your TBR the longest time as at the start of this challenge on 20 June 2011. (Can be read at any time during the challenge.)
Beyond the shadows - Brent Weeks


26. Read a book with the name of a City or Country in the title. (Example: London, Russia)
From London with Love


27. Read a book with a title that can be split into 2 words (eg., starcrossed star+crossed)
Everlasting - Alyson Noel


28. I see dead people. Read a book about ghosts, hauntings, etc.
Queen of the Dead - Stacey Kade


29. Explore a topic you find interesting by reading a non-fiction novel on the topic.
The Beckham Experiment


30. Read the book that has been on your to-read list for the longest time. If you have a physical pile of TBR books read the one at the bottom of the stack.
The Way of the Shadows - Brent Weeks


Completed 30/30


Lauren (Sugar & Snark) | 1254 comments Mod
Finished No. 23 :D


message 13: by Barbara (last edited Jun 20, 2011 12:58PM) (new)

Barbara | 4379 comments Mod
Nice, well done.


Lauren (Sugar & Snark) | 1254 comments Mod
Finished No. 21


Barbara | 4379 comments Mod
Show off! :)

I will be starting to read for this challenge later this week and I will catch you! :)


Lu (Sugar & Snark) | 9968 comments Mod
Updated


Claudia (claudiavstoomanybooks) | 1736 comments Mod
I finished No. 20 =)


Lu (Sugar & Snark) | 9968 comments Mod
Updating


Niecole | 2359 comments Mod
when did it start?


Barbara | 4379 comments Mod
Last monday. So jump in and join us. You didn't miss much.


Niecole | 2359 comments Mod
Oh ok :)
Just thought I missed something major...


Barbara | 4379 comments Mod
No, nothing big. We just started, so you can still jump in. I haven't started reading for this on either.


Lauren (Sugar & Snark) | 1254 comments Mod
Barbara wrote: "Show off! :)

I will be starting to read for this challenge later this week and I will catch you! :)"


I'm sure you will, and then pass me! I'm just home sick for a few day so a thought I would gorge myself on books before I go on holiday and can't read anymore :(


Lauren (Sugar & Snark) | 1254 comments Mod
Finished No.29

I'm actually sad to go back to fiction! These last few non fiction books have been so good! Well I suppose The Perks of Being a Wallflower is not non fiction but it felt like it!


Lu (Sugar & Snark) | 9968 comments Mod
Updated :)

Just a heads up, going away for the weekend but will update on Monday :)


Niecole | 2359 comments Mod
Finished number 13.

For number 4, would Blind Assassin count?


Lu (Sugar & Snark) | 9968 comments Mod
Updating

And yes it would count :)


Niecole | 2359 comments Mod
Oh yay!!!


Lauren (Sugar & Snark) | 1254 comments Mod
Finished No. 15


Lauren (Sugar & Snark) | 1254 comments Mod
Finished No.5


Lu (Sugar & Snark) | 9968 comments Mod
Updating :)


Claudia (claudiavstoomanybooks) | 1736 comments Mod
I've finished 4 tasks. :)


Lu (Sugar & Snark) | 9968 comments Mod
Updating :)


Claudia (claudiavstoomanybooks) | 1736 comments Mod
Finished task 23.


Lu (Sugar & Snark) | 9968 comments Mod
Updating


Niecole | 2359 comments Mod
Finished 12, 17, 23


Lu (Sugar & Snark) | 9968 comments Mod
Updating


Niecole | 2359 comments Mod
Thank you :)


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Lauren (Sugar & Snark) | 1254 comments Mod
Finished no. 26 & 8


Lu (Sugar & Snark) | 9968 comments Mod
Updating


Lauren (Sugar & Snark) | 1254 comments Mod
Finished No. 7 (blush)


Claudia (claudiavstoomanybooks) | 1736 comments Mod
Haha, I'm skipping that one for now. :P


Barbara | 4379 comments Mod
Was the content as shocking as the title???


Shannon No. 27 finished 28/6/2011


Naz | 605 comments Finished no 14.


Lu (Sugar & Snark) | 9968 comments Mod
Updating!


Lauren (Sugar & Snark) | 1254 comments Mod
Barbara wrote: "Was the content as shocking as the title???"

It was pretty graphic! But there was actually a semi decent story line and characters. Basically literary porn with a plot ;D


Barbara | 4379 comments Mod
That's rare, porn with a plot. Didn't know that existed. You'll learn something new every day :)


Barbara | 4379 comments Mod
Finished numbers 1 and 12.


Claudia (claudiavstoomanybooks) | 1736 comments Mod
Finished task 15.
Completed total: 6


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