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message 1: by Erica (last edited May 12, 2016 07:35AM) (new)

Erica G | -5 comments 2016 Ultimate Reading Challenge
List comes from original post here: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

01. [ ] A book based on a fairy tale
02. [ ] A National Book Award Winner (NOTE: Because this award is relatively new, we will allow finalists and well as winners, in order to give you more options.)
03. [ ] A young adult (YA) bestseller
04. [ ] A book you haven’t read since high school
05. [ ] A book set in your home state (or province/territory)

06. [ ] A book translated into English
07. [ ] A romance set in the future
08. [ ] A book set in Europe
09. [X] A book that is under 150 pages - Alex Woodard's For The Sender: Four Letters. Twelve Songs. One Story
10. [ ] A New York Times bestseller

11. [ ] A book that is being made into a movie this year
12. [ ] A book recommended by someone you just met
13. [ ] A self-improvement book (Note that this can be on any topic: finance, health, etc)
14. [X] A book you can finish in a day - Lady Grimoire's Ark of Witches: Destiny finished 2/21/2016
15. [ ] A book written by a celebrity

16. [ ] A political memoir
17. [ ] A book at least 100 years older than you
18. [ ] A book that’s more than 600 pages
19. [ ] A book from Oprah’s book club
20. [ ] A science-fiction novel

21. [ ] A book recommended by a family member
22. [ ] A graphic novel
23. [X] A book that is published in 2016 - Unruly by Ronnie Douglas
24. [ ] A book with a protagonist (main character) who has your occupation.
25. [X] A book that takes place during summer American Girls by Alison Umminger

26. [ ] A book and its prequel
27. [ ] A murder mystery
28. [ ] A book written by a comedian
29. [ ] A dystopian novel
30. [X] A book with a blue cover - The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskin

31. [ ] A book of poetry
32. [ ] The first book you see in a bookstore
33. [ ] A classic from the 20th century
34. [ ] A book from the library
(Knowing that not everyone in this group has access to a public library, we will count books found at a local Little Free Library, purchased at a library used book sale, or found on a Goodread friend’s bookshelf)
35. [ ] An autobiography

36. [ ] A book about a road trip
37. [ ] A book about a culture with which you are unfamiliar
38. [ ] A satirical book
39. [X] A book that takes place on an island - Maroon Rising by John H. Cunningham
40. [ ] A book guaranteed to bring you joy


message 2: by Erica (last edited Mar 04, 2016 06:17AM) (new)

Erica G | -5 comments Winter Challenge Words:

C - A Blossom of Bright Light by Suzanne Chazin finished 1/2/2016
H - The Haunting of Springett Hall by E.B. Wheeler finished 1/10/2016
R - Royal Chase by Sariah Wilson finished 2/8/2016
I - In a Different Key: The Story of Autism by John Donvan currently reading
S - Sunsets of Tulum by Raymond Avery Bartlett finished 1/12/2016
T - Thomas Keneally's Shame and the Captives finished 2/6/2016
M - Mercy's Rescue by Debra Holt 1/2/2016
A - Alex Woodard's For The Sender: Four Letters. Twelve Songs. One Story finished 1/4/2016
S - Switchblade Heart by A. Denning finished 1/26/2016

Adding....

A - Vicious Cycle by Katie Ashley finished 2/11/2016
N - The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney finished 2/20/2016
G - Sharon Guskin's The Forgetting Time finished 3/2/2016
E - Energy by Matt Mullins finished 3/4/2016
L - Lady Grimoire's Ark of Witches: Destiny finished 2/21/2016


message 3: by Erica (last edited Jul 15, 2016 08:12AM) (new)

Erica G | -5 comments Spring 2016 Challenge

These are my favorite challenges...I'm in!! I will start with:

U - Unruly by Ronnie Douglas finished 4/27/2016
M - Midnight Captive by Elle Kennedy finished 4/21/2016
B - Be The Miracle by Delores Liesner finished 4/29/2016
R - The Romance Diet: Body Image and the War We Wage on Ourselves by Destiny Allison finished 5/13/2016
E - Elisabeth de Mariaffi's The Devil You Know finished 3/29/2016
L - Levi Koenig, a Contemporary King Lear by Dorothea Shefer-Vanson finished 5/8/16
L - The Last Tears of a Phoenix by J.P. Cianci finished 5/25/2016
A - American Girls by Alison Umminger finished 5/11/2016

Adding:

T - The Tenants of 7c by Alice Degan finished 7/15/16
H - The Happy Life of Preston Katt by J.J. Zerr finished 6/26/16
A - At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier finished 6/22/16
W - Wedding Wipeout by Jacob M. Appel finished 6/10/16


message 4: by Erica (new)

Erica G | -5 comments Summer Challenge

B - Beasts and Children by Amy Parker currently reading
E -
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C -
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