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message 1: by C.P. (last edited Aug 08, 2016 07:43AM) (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Please post reviews in the following format.

The Bands of Mourning (Mistborn, #6) by Brandon Sanderson
Review: link to review
Pages: list the page count (can use highest listed on goodreads)
Buddy: link to buddy read thread
Diversity: What makes the book diverse? Give a short explanation.
Format: list whether it's manga, graphic novel, poetry/verse, or a short story.

Rules
*Books must be read from July 1 to September 30.
*Books must be 100 pages to count
*Graphic novels/manga/books in verse will count for pages only (1/4 of the listed page count)
*Short stories will count for pages only
*Books must fit the "diverse" category, but this is different for every person. Some examples of diversity are as follows:
-A book set in a different country from you (or different culture)
-A book written by an author from a different country
-A genre minority main character
-Books out of your comfort zone (a genre you wouldn't normally read, a longer/shorter book than you would normally pick up, a religious book by an author not of your faith, etc)

Points
*1 Point for every book read and reviewed or with five status updates
*1 point for every buddy read that takes place within our group for books under 500 pages
*2 points for buddy reads of books over 500 pages
*5 points for every 1000 pages
*You must have at least five comments on a buddy thread to count

If you have questions about whether something will count as a diverse book, feel free to ask!


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This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 289 (Read 224 during July)
Diversity: There are characters of a variety of ethnic groups, race and sexual orientation in the high school represented.
Format: YA novel


Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments Magic Shifts (Kate Daniels, #8) by Ilona Andrews
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 480 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Diversity: MC can use magic. As far as I am aware I cannot. :P


message 5: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Life After Juliet by Shannon Lee Alexander
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 304
Diversity: Deals with the grief associated with the death of a friend (from cancer).


message 6: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments Lisa wrote: "This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 289 (Read 224 during July)
Diversity: There are characters of a variety of ethnic groups,..."


Lisa, I can't see a review for this. Did you have status updates and I just missed them?


message 7: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Jackie, her review is posted as a comment. If you scroll down it'll be there. :)


message 8: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments Courtney wrote: "Jackie, her review is posted as a comment. If you scroll down it'll be there. :)"

Thanks, didn't see that.:)


message 9: by [deleted user] (new)

That's what I get for trying to do it from my phone. I'll get it moved to the review part and update it. Sorry. :)


message 10: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments Scores:
Bookbuyer: 2|900 (4.50)
LisaG: 0|224 (1.12)

Mods:
Courtney: 1|304 (1.52)


message 11: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments Lisa wrote: "That's what I get for trying to do it from my phone. I'll get it moved to the review part and update it. Sorry. :)"

Don't worry about moving it.:) Also, if you want to do it from your phone, I can tell you how if you'd like.


message 12: by Jackie (last edited Jul 05, 2016 08:47PM) (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments The Lake House by Kate Morton
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Buddy: no
Number of pages: 678
Diversity: It's both historical fiction and a mystery--genres I don't usually read. It is also set in the UK and I live in the US.


message 13: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments Scores:
Bookbuyer: 2|900 (4.50)
LisaG: 0|224 (1.12)

Mods:
Courtney: 1|304 (1.52)
Jackie: 3|678 (6.39)


message 14: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Faces by Dora Ilieva
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 144
Diversity: The collection is written by a Canadian (different country from me) and features a cast of characters from many different backgrounds who have come to Toronto.


message 16: by Victoria (last edited Jul 09, 2016 09:15PM) (new)

Victoria Scott | 466 comments The Winner's Curse (The Winner's Trilogy, #1) by Marie Rutkoski
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 355
Diversity: Author from a different country/diversity within characters cultures

The Winner's Crime (The Winner's Trilogy, #2) by Marie Rutkoski
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 416
Diversity: Author from a different country/diversity within characters cultures


message 17: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments SERIES REVIEW IS POSTED IN VOLUME 27! :)

Goong Palace Story Vol.1 (Goong #1) by Park So Hee
Pages: 208 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Goong Palace Story Vol.2 (Goong #2) by Park So Hee
Pages: 192

Goong Palace Story Vol.3 (Goong #3) by Park So Hee
Pages: 200 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Goong Palace Story Vol.4 (Goong #4) by Park So Hee
Pages: 200 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Goong Palace Story Vol.5 (Goong #5) by Park So Hee
Pages: 192

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 6 by Park So Hee
Pages: 192

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 7 by Park So Hee
Pages: 192

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 8 by Park So Hee
Pages: 192

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 9 by Park So Hee
Pages: 384 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 10 by Park So Hee
Pages: 384 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 11 by Park So Hee
Pages: 368 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 12 by Park So Hee
Pages: 384- https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 13 by Park So Hee
Pages: 384 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 14 by Park So Hee
Pages: 368 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 15 by Park So Hee
Pages: 352 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 16 by Park So Hee
Pages: 198 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 17 by Park So Hee
Pages: 384 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 18 by Park So Hee
Pages: 384 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 19 by Park So Hee
Pages: 192

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 20 by Park So Hee
Pages: 192 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 21 by Park So Hee
Pages: 192 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 22 by Park So Hee
Pages: 192 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 23 by Park So Hee
Pages: 192 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 24 by Park So Hee
Pages: 192

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 25 by Park So Hee
Pages: 204

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 26 by Park So Hee
Pages: 185

Goong, Palace Story, Volume 27 by Park So Hee
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 184
Diversity for SERIES: The manhwa is set in Korea. The girl gets married young. It's an alternate history. She lives away from home at age 17. She is royalty. She meets other royalty.


message 18: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments Scores:
Bookbuyer: 2|3101 (17.51)
Victoria: 2|771 (5.86)
LisaG: 0|224 (1.12)

Mods:
Courtney: 2|448 (4.24)
Jackie: 1|678 (4.39)


message 19: by Jamie (The Kansan Reader) (last edited Jul 13, 2016 08:53AM) (new)

Jamie  (The Kansan Reader) (thekansanreader) | 74 comments Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling
Review:https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 309
Diversity: The book is set in England. I live in Kansas, USA. Also Harry, Ron and Hermione are wizards and a witch while sadly I am a muggle still waiting for my Hogwats letter.
Format: Paperback


message 20: by C.P. (last edited Jul 18, 2016 03:28PM) (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 360
Diversity: This book deals with a girl with SCID which basically means she is constantly sick and cannot interact with others (or go outside at all). The main character is also African America/Japanese.

Shift (The Caelian Cycle #3) by Donnielle Tyner
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 186
Diversity: Written by an indie author and deals with a girl trying to find a way to trust her friends and those around her while fighting a corrupt government.


message 21: by Victoria (last edited Jul 20, 2016 07:40PM) (new)

Victoria Scott | 466 comments Lake Surrender by Carol Grace Stratton
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 280
Diversity: Important character with autism

My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 302
Diversity: About mental illness


message 22: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Scott | 466 comments Breathing on Her Own by Rebecca Waters
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 340
Diversity: About a religion I don't follow

Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 448
Diversity: Important character is in jail/effects shown from that


message 23: by C.P. (last edited Jul 22, 2016 06:40AM) (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments White Sand, Volume 1 (White Sand, #1) by Brandon Sanderson
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 160
Diversity: This is a graphic novel, which I rarely read, so it was branching out for me.
Format: Graphic novel


message 24: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (last edited Jul 21, 2016 02:42PM) (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments Fire Study (Study, #3) by Maria V. Snyder
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 602 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6...
Diversity: Yelena is a magician and has many strong friendships.


message 25: by C.P. (last edited Jul 21, 2016 03:32PM) (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Scores:
Bookbuyer: 4|3703 (21.52)
Victoria: 6|2141 (16.71)
LisaG: 0|224 (1.12)
Jamie: 1|309 (2.55)

Mods:
Courtney: 4|1034 (9.17)
Jackie: 1|678 (4.39)


message 26: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments C P wrote: "Scores:
Bookbuyer: 3|3703 (21.52)
Victoria: 6|2141 (16.71)
LisaG: 0|224 (1.12)
Jamie: 1|309 (2.55)

Mods:
Courtney: 4|1034 (9.17)
Jackie: 1|678 (4.39)"


I think one of my reviews was missed. I've read Magic Breaks (Kate Daniels, #7) by Ilona Andrews Magic Shifts (Kate Daniels, #8) by Ilona Andrews The Map of Bones (The Fire Sermon, #2) by Francesca Haig and Fire Study (Study, #3) by Maria V. Snyder along with my manga. So I think I should have 4?


message 27: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Bookbuyer wrote: "C P wrote: "Scores:
Bookbuyer: 3|3703 (21.52)
Victoria: 6|2141 (16.71)
LisaG: 0|224 (1.12)
Jamie: 1|309 (2.55)

Mods:
Courtney: 4|1034 (9.17)
Jackie: 1|678 (4.39)"

I think one of my reviews was mi..."


Just fixed it. :)


message 28: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments C P wrote: "Bookbuyer wrote: "C P wrote: "Scores:
Bookbuyer: 3|3703 (21.52)
Victoria: 6|2141 (16.71)
LisaG: 0|224 (1.12)
Jamie: 1|309 (2.55)

Mods:
Courtney: 4|1034 (9.17)
Jackie: 1|678 (4.39)"

I think one of..."


TY. :)


message 29: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments A Crown of Swords (Wheel of Time, #7) by Robert Jordan
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 912
Diversity: Although set in a fantasy world there are many cultures very different from my own. The main characters are mostly from a very similar background, but there are other cultures where having multiple spouses is fine as well as many things that are very different from what I am used to.


message 30: by C.P. (last edited Jul 25, 2016 06:11AM) (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Enlightenment (The Driel Trilogy #1) by Liz Keel
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 256
Diversity: The author lives in the UK, which is a different country from mine.

Doorways Home (The Spirit Oak's Gift, #2) by Jacqueline Dooley
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 304
Diversity: This story is a fantasy that revolves around a girl with cancer. As she tries to help save another world the day to day issues associated with her growing tumor are outlined. It's a very honest look at what it is to be sick.


message 31: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments Scores:
Bookbuyer: 4|3703 (21.52)
Victoria: 6|2141 (16.71)
LisaG: 0|224 (1.12)
Jamie: 1|309 (2.55)

Mods:
Courtney: 6|2506 (18.53)
Jackie: 1|678 (4.39)


Jamie  (The Kansan Reader) (thekansanreader) | 74 comments Cold Mark (Mark, #1) by Scarlett Dawn
Review:https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 429
Diversity: MC is different age. (Also lives on a different planet.)
Format: ebook


message 33: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1) by Kami Garcia
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Buddy: no
Number of pages: 720
Diversity: The book is told from a male point of view and is written by two authors. I usually don't read books from a male point of view. Ethan's mom is dead and his dad isn't around.
Format: novel
The V Girl by Mya Robarts
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Buddy: no
Number of pages: 363
Diversity: The book is an adult book and I usually read yung adult. It also takes place in a small town in war-torn America, but I live in a city. The main character has a sister, while I only have a brother.
Format: novel
The Boy with Words by C.E. Wilson
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Buddy: no
Number of pages: 490
Diversity: A good portion of the book takes place underground and the main character has different beliefs about her existence--not God.
Format: novel
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) by Rick Riordan
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Buddy: no
Number of pages: 512
Diversity: Written by a male author and is middle grade.
Format: novel


message 34: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments Scores:
Bookbuyer: 4|3703 (21.52)
Victoria: 6|2141 (16.71)
Jamie: 2|738 (5.69)
LisaG: 0|224 (1.12)

Mods:
Courtney: 6|2506 (18.53)
Jackie: 5|2763 (18.82)


message 35: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Ivy's Bind (Legend of the White Sword, #2) by P.D. Kalnay
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 157
Diversity: This is slightly spoilery, so I'm tagging it. (view spoiler)


message 36: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Scott | 466 comments Delirium (Delirium, #1) by Lauren Oliver
Diversity: Dystopia, which I don't read loads of
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 393

Atonement by Ian McEwan
Diversity: Historical fiction, set in a different time and culture
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 351


message 37: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Against a Brightening Sky (Delia Martin, #3) by Jaime Lee Moyer
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 336
Diversity: This was set in 1919 California which is a time period/place that I don't often read about. It also deals with necromancers and ghosts, which is a side of the fantasy/paranormal genre that I don't read often.

Philia and Sophia by Nikitha Hingad
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Pages: 180
Format: Poetry collection
Diversity: The author is from India.


message 38: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments Infinity (Chronicles of Nick, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 480 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9...
Diversity: Nick is male and 14.

Invincible (Chronicles of Nick, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 433 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
Diversity: Nick is from the states and has powers.

Infamous (Chronicles of Nick, #3) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 480 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
Diversity: Nick is a (view spoiler)


message 39: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Scores:
Bookbuyer: 7|5096 (32.48)
Victoria: 8|2885 (22.43)
Jamie: 2|738 (5.69)
LisaG: 0|224 (1.12)

Mods:
Courtney: 8|3044 (23.22)
Jackie: 5|2763 (18.82)


message 40: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #1) by Rick Riordan
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Number of pages: 624 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Diversity: Magnus' mom was killed and he was left homeless. I've never experienced those things.


message 41: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments Scores:
Bookbuyer: 7|5096 (32.48)
Victoria: 8|2885 (22.43)
Jamie: 2|738 (5.69)
LisaG: 0|224 (1.12)

Mods:
Courtney: 8|3044 (23.22)
Jackie: 6|3387 (22.94)


message 42: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments The School for Good and Evil (The School for Good and Evil, #1) by Soman Chainani
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 584
Buddy: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Diversity: This gives a new perspective to fairy tales (one I haven't seen at least) and also explores what it means to be both good and evil.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 450
Diversity: This is a script for a play which is a format I don't read often.


message 43: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Scott | 466 comments Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 319
Diversity: Indian main character


message 44: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 416
Diversity: Set in a different state and involves a girl who is grieving the death of her fist boyfriend. It also (view spoiler).

Golden Son (Red Rising, #2) by Pierce Brown
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 696
Diversity: Science fiction which I am trying to read more. It's set on Mars (and other planets).

Ivy's Blossom (Legend of the White Sword Book 3) by P.D. Kalnay
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 166
Diversity: Involves fae. It also involves a lot of blacksmith work (with and without magical elements).


message 45: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Scott | 466 comments City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments, #6) by Cassandra Clare
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 725
Diversity: A really large book, larger than what I usually read


message 46: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments The Path of Daggers (Wheel of Time, #8) by Robert Jordan
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 848
Diversity: This book focuses on a variety of cultures set in a fantasy world that parallel cultures in our world that I am not particularly familiar with.


message 47: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Serafina and the Black Cloak (Serafina, #1) by Robert Beatty
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 352
Diversity: Middle grade novel (which I want to read more of). Set at Biltmore in NC (which is close to me, but I haven't really read books set in the area before).


message 48: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Scores:
Bookbuyer: 7|5096 (32.48)
Victoria: 10|3929 (29.65)
Jamie: 2|738 (5.69)
LisaG: 0|224 (1.12)

Mods:
Courtney: 17|6556 (49.78)
Jackie: 6|3387 (22.94)


message 49: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Scott | 466 comments A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1) by Sarah J. Maas
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 416
Diversity: Wasn't enjoying the book very much, actually read the whole thing instead of giving up


message 50: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Paper and Fire (The Great Library, #2) by Rachel Caine
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Buddy: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Pages: 414
Diversity: Has a variety of characters from different countries/cultural backgrounds.

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 383
Diversity: Middle grade novel. Fairy tale retelling (which I don't often read).


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