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message 1: by Gisbelle (last edited Dec 01, 2013 06:31PM) (new)

Gisbelle | 27299 comments description


Duration: December 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014
This thread is for the participants to post their list and progress.

Rules:
- Read ONE book for each category (10 books in total)
- You don't have to read all ten items, if you don't think you'll be able to finish in time. Please choose based on your reading speed.

Conditions

1. New Release: read a book released in either December 2013 or January 2014. In case the book is not available for you, you can substitute by choosing any book released in 2013.
Popular books released in December & January

2. December and January: read a book with BOTH letters D & J anywhere in the title. E.g.: Just One Day

3. Bingo Month (December): use random.org to generate ONE random number between 1 to 25 and use Bingo Sheet to find out what you need to read

4. National Roof over Your Head Day (December 3): read a book with building on cover or in title
E.g.: Red Hill by Jamie McGuire or The Hostile Hospital

5. Human Right Day (December 10): read a book of your choice

6. Christmas Day (December 25): read a book that fits at least one of the following options:
a. a book set during Christmas
b. a book with snow on cover
c. a book with red, white, or green cover
d. a book whose main character’s or author’s name is Nick or Nicholas

7. National Blood Donor Month (January): read a book that fits at least one of the following options:
a. a vampire book
b. a book with blood on cover
c. a book with the word “blood” in title

8. Male Watcher’s Day (January 8): read a book that fits at least one of the following options
a. a book told from a male POV (only)
b. a book written by a male author
c. a book with man/boy (only) on the cover

9. Winnie the Pooh Day (January 17): read a book that fits at least one of the following options:
a. a book written by an author whose first name starts with “A”
b. a book written by an author whose last name starts with “M”
c. a children book
d. a book about friendship

10. Opposite Day (January 25): use Random Adjective Generator to generate ONE adjective (you have 3 tries.) Then find the antonym of that adjective using Antonyms. Read a book with that word in title.
E.g.: The generated word: Terrible… Possible antonyms: excellent, nice, great…
Chosen Book: Nice Girls Don't Live Forever

Notes:
Please post the date you finish your book(s) & the rating.
Make sure you repost so that it will be easier for others to keep track of your progress.

Good Luck & Read On!!
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message 2: by Katherine (new)

Katherine | 2849 comments Yay!! I was wondering when this would be posted. Now off to fins the books!!!


message 3: by Trisha, lives on coffee (last edited Jan 17, 2014 07:18PM) (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Challenge #8
Start Date: 12/1
Completed Date: 01/17

10/10

1. New Release: Masquerade 1/12
2. December and January: John Dies at the End 1/17
3. Bingo Month (December): (15) I'll Be Here 12/18, 5 stars!
4. National Roof over Your Head Day (December 3): Breathe 12/24, 4 stars
5. Human Right Day (December 10): Letting Ana Go 12/16
6. Christmas Day (December 25): The Salty Carmel Christmas 12/8
7. National Blood Donor Month (January): The Blessed (is also called Precious Blood) 12/2, 2 stars
8. Male Watcher’s Day (January 8): Fault Line 12/7, 2 stars
9. Winnie the Pooh Day (January 17): In This Moment by Autumn Doughton 12/17. 4 stars
10. Opposite Day (January 25): Deadly (Pretty Little Liars #14) 12/25, 4 stars
(Adjective: boundless Antonym: Little)


Read:
The Blessed (The Blessed, #1) by Tonya Hurley Fault Line by Christa Desir The Salty Carmel Christmas by Barbara Lohr I'll Be Here by Autumn Doughton Letting Ana Go by Anonymous In This Moment by Autumn Doughton Breathe (Breathe, #1) by Sarah Crossan Deadly (Pretty Little Liars, #14) by Sara Shepard Masquerade (Games, #3) by Nyrae Dawn John Dies at the End (John Dies at the End, #1) by David Wong


message 4: by Gisbelle (last edited Dec 05, 2013 04:38PM) (new)

Gisbelle | 27299 comments 2/10


1. New Release: (Dec 3rd) Racing Savannah
2. December & January: Just One Day
3. Bingo Month: (15: Starts with a vowel) Unwind
4. National Roof over Your Head Day: Breaking Point
5. Human Right Day: Needing Her
6. Christmas Day: (c. red) Spark Dec 5 (5*)
7. National Blood Donor Month: (a. vampires) The Eternity Cure
8. Male Watcher’s Day: (c. man on cover) Remy
9. Winnie the Pooh Day: (b. last name starts with "M") Sweet by Erin McCarthy Dec 2 (3*)
10. Opposite Day: Clean
(Generated word: Cluttered → Antonym: Clean)

Read
Sweet (True Believers, #2) by Erin McCarthy Spark (Elemental, #2) by Brigid Kemmerer

TBR
Racing Savannah by Miranda Kenneally Just One Day (Just One Day, #1) by Gayle Forman Unwind (Unwind, #1) by Neal Shusterman Breaking Point (Article 5, #2) by Kristen Simmons Needing Her A Novella by Molly McAdams The Eternity Cure (Blood of Eden, #2) by Julie Kagawa Remy (Real, #3) by Katy Evans Clean by Amy Reed


message 5: by Melissa (last edited Dec 25, 2013 02:13PM) (new)

Melissa (mlj0820) | 524 comments Challenge #8

Start Date:
Completed:

0/10

1.New Release: Deadly
2. December and January: Joyland
3. Bingo: (21) Insurgent
4. National Roof Over Your Head Day: The Bad Beginning
5. Human Right Day: Clockwork Prince
6. Christmas Day: All the Things We Didn't Say
7. National Blood Donor Month: Blue
Bloods

8. Male Watchers Day: Darkly Dreaming Dexter
9. Winnie the Pooh Day: Shine
10. Opposite Day: The Sea of Tranquility
(my word was earsplitting--opposite would be tranquil)


message 6: by Katherine (last edited Jan 08, 2014 05:42PM) (new)

Katherine | 2849 comments My weapons of choice...

1. New Release (January): Unhinged (Splintered, #2) by A.G. Howard
2. December and January: Jane by Robin Maxwell (COMPLETED November 30th; 1/5. This book was horrible!)
3. Bingo Month (December): Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë - Read a book with a red cover (COMPLETED December 1st; 5/5 wonderful stars. This is my favorite classic!!)
4. National Roof Over Your Head Day (December 3rd)- Not a Drop to Drink  by Mindy McGinnis (COMPLETED December 1st; 3/5)
5. Human Rights Day (December 10th): Splintered (Splintered, #1) by A.G. Howard (COMPLETED December 2nd; 3/5)
6. Christmas Day (December 25th): The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd (COMPLETED December 3rd; 3.5/5)
7. National Blood Donor Month (January): Marie Antoinette, Serial Killer by Katie Alender (COMPLETED December 3rd; 1/5)
8. Male Watchers Day (January 8th): Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
9. Winnie the Pooh Day (January 17th): Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne (COMPLETED December 4th; 5/5)
10. Opposite Day (January 25): Death Cloud (Sherlock Holmes The Legend Begins, #1) by Andy Lane . My word was alive, so I picked death!(COMPLETED December 5th; 3.5/5)


message 7: by Courtney (new)

Courtney Would this Game (Jasper Dent #2) by Barry Lyga count for number 2 considering its Jasper Dent #2?


message 8: by Gisbelle (new)

Gisbelle | 27299 comments Courtney wrote: "Would this Game (Jasper Dent #2) by Barry Lyga count for number 2 considering its Jasper Dent #2?"

That'll do


message 9: by Courtney (new)

Courtney Thanks :)


message 10: by Gisbelle (new)

Gisbelle | 27299 comments You're welcome. It's a great book. Enjoy!


message 11: by ~Akweley♡Mazarae♥~★☆★oblivion★☆★~I CAN'T BREATHE~ (last edited Jan 21, 2014 05:20PM) (new)

~Akweley♡Mazarae♥~★☆★oblivion★☆★~I CAN'T BREATHE~ (nala13) | 784 comments Completed
9/10


1.New Release:Champion-finished Dec. 3(4*)-finished Jan. 21
2.December and January:The Nature of Jade
3.Bingo Month(19):Amy and Roger's epic Detour-finished Jan.17(3*)
4.National Roof Over Your Head Day:Switched
5.Human Right Day:Sweethearts-finished Jan.14(3*)
6.Christmas Day:Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist-finished Jan.11(3*)
7. National Blood Donor Month:Staked-finished Jan.18
8. Male Watcher’s Day:Boyfriends with Girlfriends-finished Jan.12(3*)
9. Winnie the Pooh Day:Horde-finished Dec.10(4*)
10.Opposite Day(truth):The truth about forever-reread Jan.20(4*)

TBR
Switched (Trylle, #1) by Amanda Hocking

Finished
Horde (Razorland, #3) by Ann Aguirre Champion (Legend, #3) by Marie Lu Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn Boyfriends with Girlfriends by Alex Sanchez Sweethearts by Sara Zarr Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson Staked (Void City, #1) by J.F. Lewis The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen The Nature of Jade by Deb Caletti


message 12: by Jasmine (last edited Jan 26, 2014 07:53PM) (new)

Jasmine Lake | 249 comments I have been looking forward to this. Can't wait to start!

Finished: 4/10

1. New Release: Roomies by Sara Zarr
2. December and Janurary: Jessica Darling's It List #1 The (Totally Not) Guaranteed Guide to Popularity, Prettiness & Perfection by Megan McCafferty (Finished 1/6)
3. Bingo Month: OCD Love Story by Corey Ann Haydu (Read 12/3)
4. National Roof over your Day: Quarantine The Loners (Quarantine, #1) by Lex Thomas (Finished 1/25)
5. Human Rights Day: Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks (Finished 1/26)
6. Christmas Day: The Elite (The Selection, #2) by Kiera Cass (Finished 1/3)
7. National Blood Donor Month: Fat Vampire A Never Coming of Age Story by Adam Rex (Finished 12/26)
8. Mate Watchers Day: Uglies (Uglies, #1) by Scott Westerfeld (Finished 12/22)
9. Winnie the Pooh Day: Tumble & Fall by Alexandra Coutts (Finished 12/30)
10. Opposite Day: Radiate by Marley Gibson (My word was darker; antonym: radiate)] (Finished 1/18)


message 13: by Jasmine (new)

Jasmine Lake | 249 comments Can I use Quarantine The Loners (Quarantine, #1) by Lex Thomas for National Roof over your Head day. It's a school building that they are in.


message 14: by Gisbelle (new)

Gisbelle | 27299 comments Jasmine wrote: "Can I use Quarantine The Loners (Quarantine, #1) by Lex Thomas for National Roof over your Head day. It's a school building that they are in."

of course!


message 15: by Kathy (last edited Dec 28, 2013 04:59PM) (new)

Kathy | 7950 comments 0/10 Complete

1.New Release:
2.December and January: Just One Year
3.Bingo Month(#6-Black and White cover):Pivot Point
4.National Roof Over Your Head Day:Rose Under Fire 12/16 5 stars
5.Human Right Day:
6.Christmas Day:
7.National Blood Donor Month:
8.Male Watcher’s Day:
9.Winnie the Pooh Day:
10.Opposite Day:


TBR:
Just One Year (Just One Day, #2) by Gayle Forman Pivot Point (Pivot Point, #1) by Kasie West

Finished:
Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein


~Akweley♡Mazarae♥~★☆★oblivion★☆★~I CAN'T BREATHE~ (nala13) | 784 comments I don't get the bingo one. Can someone explain it to me? My number was 19.


message 17: by Mandiann (last edited Jan 22, 2014 03:58PM) (new)

Mandiann (goodreadscommandiann) | 7530 comments 10/10 Complete

1.New Release:Finished:Enders (1/21) 3.5 stars
2.December and January:James and the Giant Peach (12/20) 3 stars
3.Bingo Month(24 - One Word Title):Horde (1/19) 3 stars
4.National Roof Over Your Head Day:Rose Under Fire (12/4) 4 stars
5.Human Right Day:Dance of the Red Death (12/17) 3.5 stars
6.Christmas Day(white cover):Between Shades of Gray (12/10) 3 stars
7. National Blood Donor Month(vampire book):Shadow Kiss (12/4) 4 stars
8. Male Watcher’s Day:Shadows (1/15) 4 stars
9. Winnie the Pooh Day:The BFG (12/18) 3 stars
10. Opposite Day(elastic):The Constant Princess (1/15) 2 stars


message 18: by Trisha, lives on coffee (last edited Nov 20, 2013 07:05PM) (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Nadia wrote: "I don't get the bingo one. Can someone explain it to me? My number was 19."

if you scroll down, it will tell you what "box" 19 means on the bingo card.

but I can help too!
it means:

19. Book with great first line


message 19: by Gisbelle (new)

Gisbelle | 27299 comments Nadia wrote: "I don't get the bingo one. Can someone explain it to me? My number was 19."

Once you get the random number, find what you need to read from the bingo sheet:

1. 200 pages or less
2. A prequel
3. Recommended to you
4. Number in title
5. Collaborative fiction
6. Black & white cover
7. MC's first initial the same as yours
8. Your favorite genre
9. Red Cover
10. No people on the cover
11. Book in verse
12. Debut author
13. Free space
14. Average rating of 4 or higher
15. Title starts with a vowel
16. Book from your TBR list
17. 400 pages or more
18. Dual POVs
19. Book with great first line
20. Male protagonist
21. Award-winning book
22. New-to-you author
23. Your favorite color
24. One-word title
25. A sequel


So since you got 19, you need to read a book with great first line.


message 20: by Sophie (last edited Jan 28, 2014 09:37AM) (new)

Sophie Started: December 1
Finished: January 28
Read: 10/10

1. Cruel Beauty (read 1/28)
2. Just One Year (read 12/3)
3. Favorite color: blue/green Falling Kingdoms (read 1/12)
4. Fractured (read 12/24)
5. Racing Savannah (read 1/5)
6. Perfect Ruin (read 12/3)
7. Anna Dressed in Blood (read 12/6)
8. Steelheart (read 12/5)
9. These Broken Stars (read 12/19)
10. Taste of Darkness (read 1/8)

Just One Year (Just One Day, #2) by Gayle Forman Fractured (Guards of the Shadowlands, #2) by Sarah Fine Perfect Ruin (Internment Chronicles, #1) by Lauren DeStefano Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1) by Kendare Blake Steelheart (Reckoners, #1) by Brandon Sanderson These Broken Stars (Starbound, #1) by Amie Kaufman Racing Savannah by Miranda Kenneally Taste of Darkness (Healer, #3) by Maria V. Snyder Falling Kingdoms (Falling Kingdoms, #1) by Morgan Rhodes


~Akweley♡Mazarae♥~★☆★oblivion★☆★~I CAN'T BREATHE~ (nala13) | 784 comments Gisbelle wrote: "Nadia wrote: "I don't get the bingo one. Can someone explain it to me? My number was 19."

Once you get the random number, find what you need to read from the bingo sheet:

1. 200 pages or less
2. ..."


Ok, thanks.


message 22: by Lauren (new)

Lauren (lm5590) | 72 comments Yay! I'm so excited to see this posted! I can't wait to start reading for fun again! My first semester as a Literature grad student is almost finished, so I will be able to participate in this challenge! Now off to pick out my books!


message 23: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Yay Lauren! Have fun picking books and reading them!!! :D


message 24: by Michaela (new)

Michaela (shadowhuntingwizards) | 4 comments I actually want to try this one!


message 25: by Allison (last edited Jan 31, 2014 09:09PM) (new)

Allison Urban I'm going to start with 4 books and go from there.

3. Read a book on your TBR shelf. How to Save a Life ✓ 12/16 ★★★★
4. Read a book with building on cover or in title. City of Glass ✓ 1/15 ★★★★
5. Read a book of your choice. The Spectacular Now ✓ 12/05 ★★★★
6. Read a book with a red, white, or green cover. Fangirl ✓ 12/24 ★★★★★
7. Read a vampire book. City of Fallen Angels ✓ 1/31 ★★★★
8. Read a book written by a male author. More Than This ✓ 1/1 ★★★★


message 26: by Diamond (new)

Diamond (diamondnaz) 1. New Release: Her Dark Curiosity (The Madman's Daughter, #2) by Megan Shepherd
2. December or January: Charis Journey to Pandora's Jar by Nicole Y. Walters
5. Human Rights Day: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
7. National Blood Donor: Marie Antoinette, Serial Killer by Katie Alender
(May add) 9. Winnie the Pooh Day: Almost Super by Marion Jensen

- So we just keep update here when we finish our books? Repost with progress..right?


message 27: by Courtney (new)

Courtney Ill join in on this one.


message 28: by Anna (last edited Dec 15, 2013 10:24AM) (new)

Anna Ortiz (kameko4real) Start: 12.1.13
Finished:

2/10

1 - New Release: Control
2 - December and January: Final Jeopardy
3 - Bingo: Vampire Kisses
4 - National Roof Over Your Head Day: Take Me There
5 - Human Right Day: The Elite♥ 12.13.13 ♥
6 - Christmas Day: Natsume's Book of Friends, Volume 1
7 - National Blood Donor Month: Wicked as They Come
8 - Male Watchers Day - When You Were Here
9 - Winnie the Pooh Day - Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle
10 - Opposite Day - The Quiet Book ♥ 12.1.13 ♥


message 29: by v.v (last edited Nov 30, 2013 06:44PM) (new)

v.v o/10
1.New Release: City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments, #6) by Cassandra Clare
2. December and January: A Breath of Frost (The Lovegrove Legacy, #1) by Alyxandra Harvey
3. Bingo: I Could Chew on This And Other Poems by Dogs by Francesco Marciuliano
4. National Roof Over Your Head Day: BZRK Reloaded (BZRK, #2) by Michael Grant
5. Human Right Day: Legacy (Wintercraft, #3) by Jenna Burtenshaw
6. Christmas Day: Angel Fever (Angel, #3) by L.A. Weatherly
7. National Blood Donor Month: Bloodlines (Bloodlines, #1) by Richelle Mead
8. Male Watchers Day: Origin (Lux, #4) by Jennifer L. Armentrout
9. Winnie the Pooh Day: Walking Disaster (Beautiful, #2) by Jamie McGuire
10. Opposite Day: Cursed by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Could I do BZRK reloaded for the national roof over your head day book selection?


message 30: by Gisbelle (new)

Gisbelle | 27299 comments Diamond, you do it either way - just update your original post or repost. But repost will allow others to know your progress since not any of us will go back and check previous post.


message 31: by Paulina (The Little Book Pixie) (last edited Jan 08, 2014 04:43PM) (new)

Paulina (The Little Book Pixie) (victoriayork) | 199 comments I'm in!

Completed 10/10
Finished: 08/01/14

1.New Release:Erased
2. December and January:Just One Day-Read on 05/12/13
3. Bingo:Clockwork Angel-Read on 04/12/13
4. National Roof Over Your Head Day: A Monster Calls-Read on 03/12/13
5. Human Right Day: City of Fallen Angels-Read on 04/12/13
6. Christmas Day: Independent Study
7. National Blood Donor Month:A Job From HellRead on 04/12/13
8. Male Watchers Day:ForgedRead on 04/12/13
9. Winnie the Pooh Day:The Farm Read on 09/12/13
10. Opposite Day:The Bad Beginning Read on 08/12/13
Forged (Altered, #0.5) by Jennifer Rush A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4) by Cassandra Clare Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) by Cassandra Clare A Job From Hell (Ancient Legends, #1) by Jayde Scott Just One Day (Just One Day, #1) by Gayle Forman The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #1) by Lemony Snicket The Farm (The Farm, #1) by Emily McKay


message 32: by Lindy (new)

Lindy (lindylee) | 94 comments count me in


message 33: by Emily~ (new)

Emily~  | 136 comments Count me in~


message 34: by Mandiann (new)

Mandiann (goodreadscommandiann) | 7530 comments Would Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin, #2) by R.L. LaFevers count for #4? She appears to be standing in a hallway in a castle...


~Akweley♡Mazarae♥~★☆★oblivion★☆★~I CAN'T BREATHE~ (nala13) | 784 comments Trisha wrote: "Nadia wrote: "I don't get the bingo one. Can someone explain it to me? My number was 19."

if you scroll down, it will tell you what "box" 19 means on the bingo card.

but I can help too!
it means:..."


Thanks!


message 36: by Gisbelle (new)

Gisbelle | 27299 comments Mandiann wrote: "Would Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin, #2) by R.L. LaFevers count for #4? She appears to be standing in a hallway in a castle..."

sure


message 37: by Diamond (new)

Diamond (diamondnaz) Ok cool! And does our progress start now or do we officially have to Finish the books after Dec 1st??


message 38: by Jojobean (new)

Jojobean | 675 comments 1. New Release: read a book released in either December 2013 or January 2014. In case the book is not available for you, you can substitute by choosing any book released in 2013.
Popular books released in December & January

2. December and January: read a book with both letters D & J anywhere in the title. E.g.: Just One Day

3. Bingo Month (December): use random.org to generate ONE random number between 1 to 25 and use Bingo Sheet to find out what you need to read

4. National Roof over Your Head Day (December 3): read a book with building on cover or in title
E.g.: Red Hill or The Hostile Hospital

5. Human Right Day (December 10): read a book of your choice

6. Christmas Day (December 25): read a book that fits at least one of the following options:
a. a book set during Christmas
b. a book with snow on cover
c. a book with red, white, or green cover
d. a book whose main character’s or author’s name is Nick or Nicholas

7. National Blood Donor Month (January): read a book that fits at least one of the following options:
a. a vampire book
b. a book with blood on cover
c. a book with the word “blood” in title

8. Male Watcher’s Day (January 8): read a book that fits at least one of the following options
a. a book told from a male POV (only)
b. a book written by a male author
c. a book with man/boy (only) on the cover

9. Winnie the Pooh Day (January 17): read a book that fits at least one of the following options:
a. a book written by an author whose first name starts with “A”
b. a book written by an author whose last name starts with “M”
c. a children book
d. a book about friendship

10. Opposite Day (January 25): use Random Adjective Generator to generate ONE adjective (you have 3 tries.) Then find the antonym of that adjective using Antonyms. Read a book with that word in title.
E.g.: The generated word: Terrible… Possible antonyms: excellent, nice, great…
Chosen Book: Nice Girls Don't Live Forever


message 39: by Michaela (new)

Michaela (shadowhuntingwizards) | 4 comments Start: December 1,2013
Finish:

0/10 Completed

1. Deadly (PLL #14) By: Sarah Shepard
2. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas By: John Boyne
3. ( I got #8 Favorite Genre, which is Paranormal) The Madness Underneath: Shades of London Book 2 By: Maureen Johnson
4. City of Ashes By: Cassandra Claire
5. Fangirl By: Rainbow Rowell
6. The Autobiography of Santa Clause By: Jeff Guinn
7. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spark and Burn By: Diana Gallagher
8. The Sandman: Vol 1 Preludes and Nocturnes By: Neil Gaiman
9. Winnie the Pooh By: A. A. Milne
10. ( Adjective: public, Possible Antonyms: secret, private, classified) The Secret of the Old Clock: Nancy Drew #1 By: Carolyn Keene


message 40: by Jess (last edited Jan 23, 2014 09:39PM) (new)

Jess (jmor) Start Date: December 1, 2013
End Date: January 23, 2014

10/10 Completed

1. New Release: Hollow City 1/21 (4*)
2. December and January: The Adoration of Jenna Fox 12/1 (4*)
3. Bingo Month (December): Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day 1/23 (5*)
4. National Roof over Your Head Day (December 3): Neverwhere
5. Human Right Day (December 10): The Princess Bride 12/12 (4*)
6. Christmas Day (December 25): Let it Snow 12/5 (4*)
7. National Blood Donor Month (January): Clockwork Prince 12/9 (4*)
8. Male Watcher’s Day (January 8): Steelheart 12/29 (4*)
9. Winnie the Pooh Day (January 17): The Little Prince 12/26 (5*)
10. Opposite Day (January 25) Generated Word: Tall - Antonym: Little 13 Little Blue Envelopes 1/3 (4*)

Hollow City (Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, # 2) by Ransom Riggs The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Jenna Fox Chronicles, #1) by Mary E. Pearson Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred Watson Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman The Princess Bride  by William Goldman Let it Snow by John Green Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices, #2) by Cassandra Clare Steelheart (Reckoners, #1) by Brandon Sanderson The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry 13 Little Blue Envelopes (Little Blue Envelope, #1) by Maureen Johnson


message 41: by Paige (last edited Jan 17, 2014 10:52AM) (new)

Paige REPOST 13/Jan/2014
Start: 01/Dec
End: 08/Jan/2014

10/10

New Release: Rebel Spring 20/Dec/2013 5*
Dec. & Jan.: The Wedding of Antanasia Jessica Packwood and Lucius Valeriu Vladescu 06/Dec/2013 4*
Bingo Month (#8 - favorite genre): Tidal 02/Jan/2014 4.2*
National Roof over Your Head Day: Keeping the Castle 14/Dec/2013 3*
Human Rights Day: Hidden 05/Dec/2013 3.8*
Christmas Day: A Darcy Christmas 08/Jan/2014 3.9*
National Blood Donor Month: Midnight Sun 23/Dec/2013 3*
Male Watcher's Day: When You Were Here 10/Dec/2013 4.5*
Winnie the Pooh Day: My Book of Funny Valentines 05/Dec/2013 5*
Opposite Day (Adjective word - straight): Twisted 27/Dec/2013 3.8*

10/10
Finished:
Rebel Spring (Falling Kingdoms, #2) by Morgan Rhodes The Wedding of Antanasia Jessica Packwood and Lucius Valeriu Vladescu (Jessica, #1.5) by Beth Fantaskey Tidal (Watersong, #3) by Amanda Hocking Keeping the Castle by Patrice Kindl Hidden (Firelight, #3) by Sophie Jordan A Darcy Christmas A Holiday Tribute to Jane Austen by Amanda Grange Midnight Sun (Twilight, #1.5) by Stephenie Meyer When You Were Here by Daisy Whitney My Book of Funny Valentines by Margo Lundell Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson


message 42: by Sarah (last edited Jan 31, 2014 01:17PM) (new)

Sarah Goodner (sarahgoodner) | 298 comments Start: Dec 1
End: 1/31

10/10
1.New Release: Things We Set On Fire 1/17
2. December and January: Pride and Prejudice 12/31
3. Bingo (#6 - B&W cover): Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus 1/26
4. National Roof Over Your Head Day: Music of Ghosts 1/31
5. Human Right Day: Red China Blues: My Long March From Mao to Now 1/12
6. Christmas Day: The Gift of the Magi 12/20
7. National Blood Donor Month: Oldest Living Vampire Tells All 12/19
8. Male Watchers Day: The Restaurant at the End of the Universe 11/24
9. Winnie the Pooh Day: Howliday Inn 12/25
10. Opposite Day (ashamed): Innocent Traitor 1/27

Finished: Oldest Living Vampire Tells All by Rod Redux (3*) Howliday Inn (Bunnicula, #2) by James Howe (4*) The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry (4*) The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker's Guide, #2) by Douglas Adams (4*) Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (5*) Red China Blues My Long March From Mao to Now by Jan Wong (3*) Things We Set On Fire by Deborah Reed (4*) Not a Fan Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus by Kyle Idleman (5*) Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir (4*) Music of Ghosts A Novel of Suspense (A Mary Crow Novel) by Sallie Bissell (4*)

I finished! This is the first challenge I've actually finished!


message 43: by Taylor (last edited Dec 31, 2013 10:34AM) (new)

Taylor  | 320 comments Start: Dec 1
End:

1/10
1.New Release: Rebel Springs by Morgan Rhodes 12/26 4 stars
2. December and January:
3. Bingo (3)
4. National Roof Over Your Head Day:
5. Human Right Day:
6. Christmas Day:
7. National Blood Donor Month:
8. Male Watchers Day:
9. Winnie the Pooh Day:
10. Opposite Day (curly)
finished: Rebel Spring (Falling Kingdoms, #2) by Morgan Rhodes


message 44: by Caitlin (last edited Jan 10, 2014 03:00PM) (new)

Caitlin Sheehan | 100 comments COMPLETED 9/10


1. New Release: Fear Nothing
2. December & January: Just One Day Read 1/10/14
3. Bingo Month: Dust Read 12/8/13
(a book with more than 400 pages)
4. National Roof over Your Head Day: Cradle and All Read 1/5/14
5. Human Right Day: The Chaos of Stars Read 12/1/13
6. Christmas Day: Blue Christmas Read 1/1/14
7. National Blood Donor Month: The Fiery Heart Read 1/4/14
8. Male Watcher’s Day: The Battle of the Labyrinth Read 12/14/13
9. Winnie the Pooh Day: Goddess Interrupted Read 12/1/13
10. Opposite Day: Gone (adj. quick) Read 12/14/13


message 46: by Birdie (last edited Dec 13, 2013 04:06PM) (new)

Birdie (purple_feather22) | 294 comments 3/10

1. New Release: Rebel Spring
2. December and January:
3. Bingo Month:Scarlet
4. National Roof over Your Head Day: Siege and Storm
5. Human Right Day: Magic Rises 12/10, 4 stars
6. Christmas Day:
7. National Blood Donor Month: Revealed 12/11, 2 stars
8. Male Watcher’s Day:
9. Winnie the Pooh Day: The Beautiful and the Cursed 12/8, 4 stars
10. Opposite Day:


Nicole (Diary of a Bibliophile) (diaryofabibliophile) | 28 comments Start: Dec.1
Finish:

0/10

1. New Release: The Madman's Daughter (The Madman's Daughter, #1) by Megan Shepherd
2. December and January: I Hunt Killers (Jasper Dent, #1) by Barry Lyga
3. Bingo Month: Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth
4. National Roof over Your Head Day: Mistborn The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1) by Brandon Sanderson
5. Human Right Day: Never Fade (The Darkest Minds, #2) by Alexandra Bracken
6. Christmas Day: Lord Foul's Bane (The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever, #1) by Stephen R. Donaldson
(My cover is green. Idk)
7. National Blood Donor Month: Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1) by Kendare Blake
8. Male Watcher’s Day: Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1) by Orson Scott Card
9. Winnie the Pooh Day: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
10. Opposite Day: Leviathan (Leviathan, #1) by Scott Westerfeld
(I got fine. One of the massive amount of strange antonyms that site listed was leviathan. I went with it.)


message 48: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Nicole wrote: "(I got fine. One of the massive amount of strange antonyms that site listed was leviathan. I went with it.)...."

hahaha!!! I love it! "Massive amount of strange antonyms"!!!

I got a huge odd list too!!! It was kind of funny to read through what they put in there!!! :D


message 49: by Claire (last edited Dec 24, 2013 07:14AM) (new)

Claire (planetclaire921) | 4 comments 1.Champion- Fin. 5/5
2.I Hunt Killers (Jasper Dent #1)
3.Just for Fins
4.Breathe
5.The 5th Wave
6.Let It Snow
7.Blood Red Road, Anna Dressed In Blood
8.Percy Jackson 1st series- Fin. 5/5
9.Code Name Verity
10.Hope Was Here


message 50: by Jim (last edited Dec 06, 2013 07:40AM) (new)

Jim (holmsteinina) I am not going to read all of them :)
Starting with this:

2.December and January: Kaldaljós
3.Bingo Month (with the number 10=no people on the cover):


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