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message 1: by Sheri, Princess of Power (last edited Oct 01, 2012 06:55PM) (new)

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For October, I'm doubling the challenge…

First, read books that spell out O-C-T-O-B-E-R
You can use book titles, author name, or character name.

Too easy, right?

So, each book should contain a characteristic that is associated with Halloween.

Example:

O: Obsidian (Mystic Stones Series #1) by Kayla Curry
The Halloween association would be vampires

C: Christine by Stephen King
The Halloween association would be horror (genre)

Challenge Levels:
1. Easy – read 3-5 books
2. Medium – read 6-8 books
3. Hard – read 9+ books

You can post your books now or post as you go, but don't start reading until October 1! Say what challenge level you are aiming for in your post.

Remember, this is just for fun so if you don't make your goal, that's ok!
Happy reading!

Completed:



message 2: by Allie (last edited Oct 31, 2012 07:17PM) (new)

Allie (lost_at_hogwarts) O: Obsidian The Halloween association would be aliens

C: City of Lost Souls The Halloween association would be demons

T: The Golden Lily The Halloween association would be vampires

O: Lauren Oliver Delirium The Halloween association would be post apocalyptic?? (I'm running out of ideas here)

B: Bewitching The Halloween association would be witches

E: Erin Bates from the House of Night series Hidden The Halloween association would be vampires


R: The Raven Boys The Raven Boys The Halloween association would be paranormal creatures (raven people)

Shooting for level 2 (medium). Looking forward to completing this challenge. :D


message 3: by Diana S (last edited Oct 29, 2012 12:44AM) (new)

Diana S | 89 comments October Challenge
Level: Medium (6-8 books)
Books Read: 3/7
Updated: 10/24/12


Spell-Out:October

Oates, Joyce Carol - Freaky Green Eyes (10/7/12)
**Note: Halloween Association - Spare parts for the Frankenstein's Monster
C
Toni Morrison's Beloved (10/24/12)
**Note: Halloween Association - Ghosts
O
Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause (10/4/12)
**Note: Halloween association - Werewolves
E
R

Creatures of the Season
Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause Freaky Green Eyes by Joyce Carol Oates Beloved by Toni Morrison


message 4: by Sarah (new)

Sarah Reiser | 4 comments O: maybe Of Poseidon (Of Poseidon, #1) by Anna Banks Could be underwater (that could be scary?)
E: Every Day by David Levithan Evermore (The Immortals, #1) by Alyson Noel


message 5: by Sheri, Princess of Power (new)

Sheri | 10880 comments Mod
Alejandra wrote: "For now, I am shooting for level 1 (easy) since I can't find books for the other letters. If anybody has any recommendations feel free to let me know..."

For E:
Eden by Keary Taylor Enchantment (Channie, #1) by Charlotte Abel Entangled (Spellbound #1) by Nikki Jefford Evermore (The Immortals, #1) by Alyson Noel

For O:
Obsidian (Lux, #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

For R:
ReVamped (Angel Creek, #1) by Ada Adams

That's all I've got for YA books :)


message 6: by Sheri, Princess of Power (new)

Sheri | 10880 comments Mod
Sarah wrote: "O: maybe Of Poseidon (Of Poseidon, #1) by Anna Banks Could be underwater (that could be scary?)"

That works :)


message 7: by Sheri, Princess of Power (last edited Oct 27, 2012 06:24PM) (new)

Sheri | 10880 comments Mod
Here's mine:
Finished 7/7!

O- Dreamfever by Karen Marie Moning (Mac O'Connor)(fae, vampires, monsters)
C- Fire (Graceling Realm by Kristin Cashore (monsters)
T- Destroy Me by Tahereh Mafi (superpowers)
O- Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning (Dani O'Malley)(fae, vampires, monsters)
B- Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning (fae, vampires, monsters)
E- Toys by James Patterson (Elites) (robots/super creepy alive dolls)
R- Die For Me (Revenants #1) by Amy Plum (undead)

Dreamfever (Fever, #4) by Karen Marie Moning Fire (Graceling Realm, #2) by Kristin Cashore Destroy Me (Shatter Me, #1.5) by Tahereh Mafi Shadowfever (Fever, #5) by Karen Marie Moning Bloodfever (Fever, #2) by Karen Marie Moning Toys by James Patterson Die for Me (Revenants, #1) by Amy Plum


message 8: by pinK (last edited Oct 28, 2012 12:23AM) (new)

pinK (pinkspo0n) | 32 comments This sounds like fun! I'll give it a shot. I'll shoot for medium and see how that goes.

**Edit: I'm doing a lot better than I thought, but I can't find any Os really, so I'm going to double up on a couple letters.. :)

O -
C - Glass Houses by Rachel Caine (Halloween: Vampires) & The Summoning by Kelly Armstrong *Main Character = Chloe* (Halloween: Ghosts)
T - The Witch Who Made Adjustments by Very Nazarian *Main Character = Tommy* (Halloween: Witches)
O -
B - Circus of the Dead by Seth Blackburn (Halloween: Zombies)
E - Evermore by Alyson Noel (Halloween: Immortals)
R - Haunted In Death by J D Robb. (Halloween: Murder Mystery) & Holiday In Death by J D Robb (Halloween: Murder Mystery)


message 9: by Sannie (last edited Oct 07, 2012 07:05AM) (new)

Sannie Hald (SannieHald) | 298 comments October Challenge
Level: Easy – read 3-5 books
Books Read: 2/3
Updated: 7/10/12



Spell-Out: oCoBer


C - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Sign of Four. Halloween: Mystery
B - Buffy The Vampire Slayer Spike and Dru: Pretty Maids All in a Row Halloween: Vampires


message 10: by Allie (new)

Allie (lost_at_hogwarts) Just started reading City of Lost Souls for my challenge and a buddy read. Good luck to everyone else!


message 11: by Julie (last edited Oct 05, 2012 09:02AM) (new)

Julie Reece Here's mine

O Obsidian (Lux, #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout
C Crux by Julie Reece
T
O
B
E  Enshadowed (Nevermore, #2) by Kelly Creagh
R The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater


message 12: by Cari (new)

Cari (csears) | 8 comments O: : Delirium (Delirium, #1) by Lauren Oliver

C:: Caged (Caged, #1) by Amber Lynn Natusch

T:: The Deepest Cut (MacKinnon Curse, #1) by J.A. Templeton

O:: Obsidian (Lux, #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

B:: Born at Midnight (Shadow Falls, #1) by C.C. Hunter

E:: Ethereal (Celestra, #1) by Addison Moore

R:: Hollowland (The Hollows, #1) by Amanda Hocking

I guess this is the medium difficulty :)


message 13: by Sary (new)

Sary | 18 comments c- Cell by Stephen King
b- Beauty by Robin McKinley (Beast is a monster...does it count?
t- The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3) by Rick Riordan
c- A Living Nightmare (Cirque Du Freak, #1) by Darren Shan
t- The Vampire's Assistant (Cirque Du Freak, #2) by Darren Shan
r- Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
t- The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1) by Stephen King


message 14: by Allie (new)

Allie (lost_at_hogwarts) As you guys probably know, I only got to read 3 out of the 7 books I picked. I'll try harder for the November book challenge to say that I completed one at least once in my lifetime. LOL


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