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message 1: by Lanelle, Production Chief (last edited Jun 06, 2015 02:37PM) (new)

Lanelle | 5053 comments Mod
Bloomsbury Publishing released a children's fantasy book called Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. It has been translated into several languages and has been made into a full length movie.

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For this challenge, read a book that has similarities to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Books must be 175 pages or more. Re-reads are okay. Don't forget to rate and date your book.

Read a book with a character named Harry, Henry or Harold.
Read a book about an orphan of any age.
Read a book with a scarred character.
Read a book with a character that is about eleven-years-old.
Read a book with a character that wears glasses.
Read a book where an aunt or uncle plays a major part.
Read a book with a magical character.
Read a book with someone who is wealthy.
Read a book where someone goes away to school.
Read a book where time is spent on a train.
Read a book with a character that is good at a sport.
Read a book about someone who fights an enemy.

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Read Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone/Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.


message 2: by ❀~Amy~❀ (last edited Jun 26, 2015 05:51AM) (new)

❀~Amy~❀ (ajpayne75) | 586 comments What Happened on June 26, 1997?

Read a book with a character named Harry, Henry or Harold.
Read a book about an orphan of any age. A Serving of Love ~ 6/5/15 ~ ★★★
Read a book with a scarred character. Let It Go ~ 6/3/15 ~ ★★★1/2
Read a book with a character that is about eleven-years-old.
Read a book with a character that wears glasses. Tempting the Bodyguard ~ 6/25/15 ~ ★★★★★
Read a book where an aunt or uncle plays a major part. Life in Fusion ~ 6/6/15 ~ ★★★1/2
Read a book with a magical character.
Read a book with someone who is wealthy. - The Right Words ~ 6/9/15 ~ ★★★1/2
Read a book where someone goes away to school.
Read a book where time is spent on a train. - Piece by Piece ~ 6/7/15 ~ ★★★
Read a book with a character that is good at a sport. - Tempting the Player ~ 6/22/15 ~ ★★★★★
Read a book about someone who fights an enemy. - The Slave ~ 6/13/15 ~ ★★★★★


message 3: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jun 27, 2015 01:50PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 1295 comments Not sure how many I'm going to find this month but I'll commit to 3.


READ: 7/3

✔1. Read a book with a scarred character.
North of Beautiful - Justina Chen (port-wine stain on face) 6/4

✔2. Read a book with a character that is good at a sport.
Thrown by a Curve - Jaci Burton (hero is a professional baseball player) 6/3

✔3. Read a book about someone who fights an enemy.
Darker After Midnight - Lara Adrian 6/4

✔4. Read a book about an orphan of any age.
The Mists of Time - Susan Squires 6/9

✔5. Read a book with someone who is wealthy.
You Don't Know Jack - Erin McCarthy (hero is a millionaire) 6/13

✔6. Read a book with a character that wears glasses.
Unbinding - Eileen Wilks (heroine wears glasses) 6/14

✔7. Read a book where someone goes away to school.
The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker - Leanna Renee Hieber 6/14
(heroine goes away to school)

North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Thrown by a Curve (Play by Play, #5) by Jaci Burton Darker After Midnight (Midnight Breed, #10) by Lara Adrian The Mists of Time (Da Vinci Time Travel, #4) by Susan Squires You Don't Know Jack (Sexy in NYC, #2) by Erin McCarthy Unbinding (World of the Lupi, #11) by Eileen Wilks The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker (Strangely Beautiful, #1) by Leanna Renee Hieber

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 4: by Book Concierge (last edited Jun 30, 2015 08:25PM) (new)

Book Concierge (TessaBookConcierge) | 1818 comments What Happened on June 26, 1997
Begins: 01June15 / Ends: 30June15



8 tasks complete

Character named Henry - HENRY Whitaker in The Signature of All Things ✔ – 17June15
Read a book about an orphan of any age - WESTLEY in The Princess Bride ✔ – 14June15
Read a book with a scarred character - Quint in Jaws ✔ – 12June15
Character that is about eleven-years-old - FLY is 12 in Nature Girl ✔ – 25June15
Read a book with a character that wears glasses.
Read a book where an aunt or uncle plays a major part.
Read a book with a magical character.
Read a book with someone who is wealthy - George in Serena ✔ – 04June15
Read a book where someone goes away to school - In This Sign ✔ – 23June15
Time is spent on a train - An Expert in Murder ✔ – 29June15
Read a book with a character that is good at a sport.
Read a book about someone who fights an enemy - True Grit ✔ – 03June15


message 5: by Katherine (last edited Jun 20, 2015 12:18AM) (new)

Katherine (KatKattrinn) | 785 comments What Happened on June 26, 1997
Begins: 1 June / Ends: 30 June
10/12


1. Read a book with a character named Harry, Henry or Harold - The Heir 10/6/15
2. Read a book about an orphan of any age - A Court of Thorns and Roses 9/6/15
3. Read a book with a scarred character - Bonds of Justice 1/6/15
4. Read a book with a character that is about eleven-years-old.
5. Read a book with a character that wears glasses - The Virgin Romance Novelist 14/6/15
6. Read a book where an aunt or uncle plays a major part - Cruel Beauty 20/6/15
7. Read a book with a magical character - Storm's Heart 12/6/15
8. Read a book with someone who is wealthy - Prick 5/6/15
9. Read a book where someone goes away to school.
10. Read a book where time is spent on a train - Capture 17/6/15
11. Read a book with a character that is good at a sport - Attraction 15/6/15
12. Read a book about someone who fights an enemy - Bone Crossed 4/6/15

The Heir (The Selection, #4) by Kiera Cass A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1) by Sarah J. Maas Bonds of Justice (Psy-Changeling, #8) by Nalini Singh The Virgin Romance Novelist by Meghan Quinn Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge Storm's Heart (Elder Races, #2) by Thea Harrison Prick (A Step Brother Romance, #1) by Sabrina Paige Capture (Elements of Chemistry #3; Hypothesis, #1.3) by Penny Reid Attraction (Elements of Chemistry #1; Hypothesis, #1.1) by Penny Reid Bone Crossed (Mercy Thompson, #4) by Patricia Briggs


message 6: by Kris Mongo (last edited Jun 27, 2015 07:41PM) (new)

Kris Mongo (KrisMongo) What Happened on June 26, 1997
Begins: 1 June / Ends: 30 June
8/12

1. Read a book with a character named Harry, Henry or Harold.
2. Read a book about an orphan of any age.
3. Read a book with a scarred character. Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover ***** 6/3/15
4. Read a book with a character that is about eleven-years-old. Echoes of Us by Kat Zhang **** 6/24/15
5. Read a book with a character that wears glasses.
6. Read a book where an aunt plays a major part. A Little Wanting Song by Cath Crowley **** 6/15/15
7. Read a book with a magical character.Wings by Aprilynne Pike ** 6/18/15
8. Read a book with someone who is wealthy.I’m Glad I Did by Cynthia Weil **** 6/21/15
9. Read a book where someone goes away to school.Bright Side by Kim Holden ***** 6/3/15
10. Read a book where time is spent on a train.The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins ***** 6/27/15
11. Read a book with a character that is good at a sport.
12. Read a book about someone who fights an enemy. What's Left of Me by Kat Zhang **** 6/1/15

What's Left of Me (The Hybrid Chronicles, #1) by Kat Zhang Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover Bright Side (Bright Side, #1) by Kim Holden A Little Wanting Song by Cath Crowley Wings (Wings, #1) by Aprilynne Pike I’m Glad I Did by Cynthia Weil Echoes of Us (The Hybrid Chronicles #3) by Kat Zhang The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins


message 7: by Jonquil (last edited Jun 20, 2015 12:28PM) (new)

Jonquil | 616 comments Not as optimistic as usual, we'll see. (the divination teacher will be no help)

7/3
DONE

with a character named Harry, Henry or Harold.
about an orphan of any age. Heart of Stone 6/6 ★★
with a scarred character.
with a character that is about eleven-years-old.
with a character that wears glasses. Don't Talk Back To Your Vampire 6/1 ★★
where uncle plays a major part. Cuba Blue 6/9 ★★★
with a magical character. Faerie Cake Dead 6/5 ★★★★
with someone who is wealthy. Walking Money 6/2 ★★★★
where someone goes away to school. Outwitting History 6/2 ★★★★★
where time is spent on a train.
with a character that is good at a sport.
about someone who fights an enemy. The Enemy We Know 6/2 ★★


message 8: by Donna (last edited Jun 26, 2015 09:28PM) (new)

Donna (dkflynn33) | 374 comments What Happened on June 26, 1997?
Read 12/12

Read a book with a character named Harry, Henry or Harold. Windover read 6/6/15
Read a book about an orphan of any age. D is for Deadbeat read 6/3/15
Read a book with a scarred character.The Raven Prince read 6/26/15
Read a book with a character that is about eleven-years-old. Touch Blue read 6/23/15
Read a book with a character that wears glasses. Highland Legacy: Four Generations of Love Are Rooted i/n Scotland read 6/8/15
Read a book where an aunt or uncle plays a major part. Hope Was Here read 6/24/15
Read a book with a magical character. 13 Treasures read 6/2/15
Read a book with someone who is wealthy.The American Heiress
Read a book where someone goes away to school. Fallen read 6/25/15
Read a book where time is spent on a train.The Princess Goes West read 6/8/15
Read a book with a character that is good at a sport. Miracle at Augusta read 6/24/15
Read a book about someone who fights an enemy. Obsidian read 6/4/15


13 Treasures (Thirteen Treasures, #1) by Michelle Harrison D is for Deadbeat (Kinsey Millhone, #4) by Sue Grafton Obsidian (Lux, #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout Windover by Jane Aiken Hodge Highland Legacy Four Generations of Love Are Rooted in Scotland by Tracey Bateman The Princess Goes West by Nan Ryan Touch Blue by Cynthia Lord Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer Miracle at Augusta by James Patterson Fallen (Fallen, #1) by Lauren Kate The Raven Prince (Princes Trilogy, #1) by Elizabeth Hoyt The American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin


message 9: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 5053 comments Mod
I just read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. I don't know how long it's been. It's a great book.

Challenge completed.


message 10: by Leslie (last edited Jun 19, 2015 10:52AM) (new)

Leslie | 581 comments a character named Harry, Henry, Harold - Austenland 6/6
an orphan - If He's Sinful 6/11
character about 11 years old - Deception 6/10
An aunt plays a part - The Spring Bride 6/18
Magical character - A Slice of Honeybear Pie (BWWM Paranormal BBW Bear Shifter Romance) 6/12
Someone wealthy - Desire 6/2
Time spent on a train - The Texan's Wager 6/4
fight's an enemy - Heart of Fire 6/8


message 11: by Desert Rose (last edited Jun 12, 2015 03:34AM) (new)

Desert Rose (desert_rose) | 7 comments The What Happened on June 26, 1997? Challenge

Not sure how many I could find but I'll try my best.

Read a book with a character named Harry, Henry or Harold.
Read a book about an orphan of any age.
Read a book with a scarred character.
Read a book with a character that is about eleven-years-old. Zack in The Strain read 11/6/15
Read a book with a character that wears glasses.
Read a book where an aunt or uncle plays a major part.
Read a book with a magical character.
Read a book with someone who is wealthy.
Read a book where someone goes away to school.
Read a book where time is spent on a train.
Read a book with a character that is good at a sport.
Read a book about someone who fights an enemy.


message 12: by Alana (last edited Jun 23, 2015 10:40AM) (new)

Alana (alockley) | 268 comments What Happened on June 26, 1997?
Duration: June 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015
Completed: 7/12 books


Read a book with a character named Harry, Henry or Harold: The Private School Murders 6/3/15
Read a book about an orphan of any age: Cinder 6/11/15
Read a book with a scarred character.
Read a book with a character that is about eleven-years-old.
Read a book with a character that wears glasses: Neanderthal Marries Human 6/18/15
Read a book where an aunt or uncle plays a major part: The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers 6/11/15
Read a book with a magical character: A Tale of Two Demon Slayers 6/22/15
Read a book with someone who is wealthy: Winter Kisses 6/13/15
Read a book where someone goes away to school.
Read a book where time is spent on a train.
Read a book with a character that is good at a sport.
Read a book about someone who fights an enemy: Mine 6/22/15

The Private School Murders (Confessions, #2) by James Patterson The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers (Demon Slayer, #2) by Angie Fox Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer Winter Kisses (3 AM Kisses, #2) by Addison Moore Neanderthal Marries Human (Knitting in the City, #1.5) by Penny Reid A Tale of Two Demon Slayers (Demon Slayer, #3) by Angie Fox Mine (Real, #2) by Katy Evans


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