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message 1: by Elizabeth (last edited May 22, 2016 07:44PM) (new)

Elizabeth Mathis (betwixtthesepages) | 54 comments I Spy: Book Titles Edition Challenge

Goal: 10 / 25

Here are the 25 books:
1. Of Mice and Men -- Extraordinary Means
2. A Tale of Two Cities -- The Thirteenth Tale
3. Gone with the Wind
4. A Wrinkle in Time -- The First Time She Drowned
5. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn -- The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet --Finished
6. The Little Prince -- The Princess Diaries -- Finished
7. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass -- The Looking Glass Wars
8. Brave New World -- The Love That Split the World --Finished
9. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? -- Dreams of Gods & Monsters
10. The Joy Luck Club -- Strange Luck
11. The Diary of a Young Girl-- The Girl Who Fell from the Sky --Finished
12. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings -- Stolen Songbird
13. The Book Thief -- The Book of Kindly Deaths
14. The God of Small Things -- Things Not Seen
15. Around the World in 80 Days -- Night World, No. 1 --Finished
16. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time -- Welcome to Night Vale
17. The Time Traveler's Wife -- The First Time She Drowned
18. All Quiet on the Western Front
19. The Old Man and the Sea -- This Old Heart of Mine --Finished
20. Where the Red Fern Grows -- This Is Where It Ends --Finished
21. Island of the Blue Dolphins
22. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe -- Somebody Stop Ivy Pocket --Finished
23. Girl With a Pearl Earring -- The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making --Finished
24. The Call of the Wild -- A Monster Calls -- Finished
25. The Good Earth -- The Last Time We Say Goodbye


message 2: by Elizabeth (last edited May 22, 2016 07:47PM) (new)

Elizabeth Mathis (betwixtthesepages) | 54 comments popsugar 2016 Reading Challenge

Goal: 24 / 37
*the stricken numbers are the ones I'm not doing*

1. A book based on a fairy tale -- The Gracekeepers --Finished
2. A National Book Award winner -- Inside Out & Back Again --Finished
3. A YA bestseller -- The Princess Diaries --Finished
4. A book you haven't read since high school -- Night World, No. 1 --Finished
5. A book set in your home state -- Wolves, Boys and Other Things That Might Kill Me
6. A book translated to English
7. A romance set in the future -- Arena --Finished
8. A book set in Europe -- Queen Mab: A Tale Entwined with William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet --Finished
9. A book that's under 150 pages -- Grumpy Cat, Volume 1 --Finished
10. A New York Times bestseller -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
11. A book that's becoming a movie this year -- A Monster Calls --Finished
12. A book recommended by someone you just met -- Unspeakable -- Finished
13. A self-improvement book
14. A book you can finish in a day Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda --Finished
15. A book written by a celebrity -- Symptoms of Being Human --Finished
16. A political memoir
17. A book at least 100 years older than you
18. A book that's more than 600 pages -- Spider Game --Finished
19. A book from Oprah's Book Club -- Here on Earth
20. A science-fiction novel -- Vinyl --Finished
21. A book recommended by a family member -- The Forbidden Wish --Finished
22. A graphic novel -- Camp Midnight --Finished
23. A book that is published in 2016 -- Grayling's Song --Finished
24. A book with a protagonist that has your occupation -- Touch --Finished
25. A book that takes place during summer -- Someone Like Him --Finished
26. A book and its prequel -- The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet --Finished and The Epic Adventures of Lydia Bennet
27. A murder mystery -- Holding Smoke Mystery|22673732] --Finished
28. A book written by a comedian -- Surviving High School: A Novel --Finished
29. A dystopian novel -- The Map of Bones --Finished
30. A book with a blue cover -- The Girl Who Fell from the Sky --Finished
31. A book of poetry
32. The first book you see in a bookstore -- The Uninvited --Finished
33. A classic from the 20th century
34. A book from the library -- Equal Parts --Finished
35. An autobiography
36. A book about a road trip -- Everlost
37. A book about a culture you're unfamiliar with -- Freakshow
38. A satirical book
39. A book that takes place on an island -- Ten
40. A book that's guaranteed to bring you joy -- The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making --Finished


message 3: by Elizabeth (last edited Apr 15, 2016 02:37PM) (new)

Elizabeth Mathis (betwixtthesepages) | 54 comments The A-Z Challenge: Character Edition

Playing off of our I-Spy “Book Title” edition, we are introducing the A to Z Challenge “Character Edition.” Read a book with a character to fit for each letter of the alphabet. You can use the first letters of character’s first or last name. You may only use one character per book, and you may use memoirs/biographies/autobiographies for this challenge.
Read a book for example, see below:

A: Anne Frank from The Diary of a Young Girl
B: Rhett Butler from Gone with the Wind
C: Behemoth the Cat from The Master and Margarita
D: Dean Moriarty from On the Road
E: Jane Eyre from Jane Eyre
just in case
U: Unknown (narrator) from The War of the Worlds
and so on and so forth...


Goal: 26 / 26

A --Autumn from This Is Where It Ends --Finished
B -- Bram/Blue from Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda --Finished
C -- Clarence, from Arena --Finished
D --Dynara, from Epitaphs --Finished
E --Erik, from Symptoms of Being Human --Finished
F --Fitz, from The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet --Finished
G --GiGi, from Grimm House --Finished
H--Hanalee, from The Steep and Thorny Way --Finished
I --Isobel, from Queen of Someday -- Finished
J --Jamie, from My Life Without Me --Finished
K --Kit, from F*ck Love --Finished
L--Laronne, from The Girl Who Fell from the Sky --Finished
M --Megan, from The Love That Split the World --Finished
N --North, from The Gracekeepers --Finished
O --Oscar Delacourt, from Epitaphs --Currently Reading
P --Poet, from Trick --Finished
Q --Queen Mab, from Queen Mab: A Tale Entwined with William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet --Finished
R --Ronja, from Vinyl --Finished
S --Scout, from From a Distant Star --Finished
T --Tina, from The Princess Diaries --Finished
U -- Urban, from Wolfcry --Finished
V --Vu Lee, from Inside Out & Back Again --Finished
W -- The Wyverary, from The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making --Finished
X --Xander, from The Map of Bones -- Finished
Y --York, from Rebel Bully Geek Pariah --Finished
Z --Zahra, from The Forbidden Wish -- Finished


message 4: by Elizabeth (last edited Mar 31, 2016 05:28PM) (new)

Elizabeth Mathis (betwixtthesepages) | 54 comments The TBR Randomiser Challenge

Brought back for another year because we know that sometimes it can be tough to choose what to read next.
Let Goodreads decide for you!

Step 1: Select the number of books you want to read for this challenge.
Step 2: Go to the “My Books” tab on the top of the Goodreads Page.
Step 3: Bring up your “To-Read” shelf.
Step 4: On the bottom of the page in the middle, go to the “sort” field and select “Random.”
Step 5: Goodreads will generate a random list of books for you.


Post your list of books to read here by counting down from the top of your “Random” List.

Happy Reading!


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From "To Read: Already Own" List

3 / 25

1. Long Lankin
2. The Gospel of Loki
3. A Thousand Pieces of You
4. Sisters in Love
5. The Boy In Her Dreams
6. Sons of Navarus Box Set #1
7. The Family
8. One Rainy Day in May
9. Damned if I Do
10. The Cellar
11. The Ocean at the End of the Lane
12. Warped
13. The Undead World of Oz: L. Frank Baum's the Wonderful Wizard of Oz Complete with Zombies and Monsters
14. Freakshow
15. Inside Out & Back Again -- Finished
16. The Girl Who Fell from the Sky --Finished
17. Of Monsters and Madness
18. Of Beast and Beauty
19. The Spawn
20. Wolfcry -- Finished
21. Birdwing
22. The Shock of the Fall
23. The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly
24. The Summer I Wasn't Me
25. Illusionarium


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