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message 1: by Chris (new)

Chris | 7142 comments Mod
July's challenge is all about the start of summer!! Read 5 books with a summer theme.

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!


message 2: by Karen (last edited Jul 31, 2016 08:46AM) (new)

Karen (readingaway84) | 2519 comments Mod
Yay! I'm in!

Completed 4 out of 5

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title. -The Summer I Turned Pretty - 4* - 7/16
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover. - either The 5th Wave or The Start of Me and You (I need to check these out from the library ...but they would both work for my year long challenge too)
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake Beautiful Burn - 4* - 7/10
4. Read a book with a summer romance. The Unexpected Everything - 5* - 7/31
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book! Sweet Dreams - 7/4 - 5* - read part of this while my kiddos were swimming at the pool

The Summer I Turned Pretty (Summer, #1) by Jenny Han Beautiful Burn (The Maddox Brothers, #4) by Jamie McGuire The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson Sweet Dreams (Colorado Mountain, #2) by Kristen Ashley


message 3: by Allison (last edited Jul 27, 2016 09:20PM) (new)

Allison Brunskill | 77 comments I'm in

DONE!

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title. We'll Always Have Summer (Summer, #3) by Jenny Han 7\18 4*
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover. The Way to Game the Walk of Shame by Jenn P. Nguyen 7\14 4*
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake. Up in Flames (Rosemary Beach, #13) by Abbi Glines 7\19 4*
4. Read a book with a summer romance. Playing Hurt by Holly Schindler 7\27 3*
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book! You Don't Have to Say You Love Me by Sarra Manning 7\8 5*


message 4: by Ashley (new)

Ashley (ashielizz) Ashley's July Challenge
07/01/16 - 07/31/16
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1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!


message 5: by Erika (last edited Jul 01, 2016 08:50PM) (new)

Erika | 9482 comments I'm in!!!!!



1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
What You Left Behind by Jessica Verdi . 7/1/16. 4*
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!


message 6: by Holly (last edited Jul 08, 2016 07:50AM) (new)

Holly McKie | 3 comments I'm in! Never done one of these challenges before.

Not sure what I'll do for them all but so far I know that no 1 will be The Square Root of Summer' by Harriet Reuter Hapgood.

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell Sitting in the garden.


message 7: by Deanna (A Novel Glimpse) (last edited Jul 12, 2016 08:40PM) (new)

Deanna (A Novel Glimpse) (anovelglimpse) | 6022 comments Mod
I'm in!

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover. In Dreams (The Dream, #1) by J. Sterling That yellow stuff counts, right?
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake. One Week to Score (Tall, Dark, and Texan, #3) by Kate Meader
4. Read a book with a summer romance. The Loose Ends List by Carrie Firestone
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book! Steadfast (True North, #2) by Sarina Bowen camping!


message 8: by Chris (last edited Jul 27, 2016 07:50AM) (new)

Chris | 7142 comments Mod
I'm in!

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
Open Road Summer by Emery Lord currently reading
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
Cronin's Key (Cronin's Key, #1) by N.R. Walker currently reading
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole 7/10 5*
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
Where the Road Takes Me by Jay McLean 7/18 5* (They road trip in the summer)
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- i.e. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!
Broken by Nicola Haken 7/8 5* On the cabin patio!


message 9: by Erika (new)

Erika | 9482 comments Holly wrote: "I'm in! Never done one of these challenges before.

Not sure what I'll do for them all but so far I know that no 1 will be The Square Root of Summer' by Harriet Reuter Hapgood.

1...."

I hope you enjoy it, there really fun!!!


message 10: by Amanda A (last edited Jul 31, 2016 01:04PM) (new)

Amanda A I'm in!

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
One Paris Summer by Denise Grover Swank 7/25 3½★
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
A Season for Fireflies by Rebecca Maizel 7/18 3½★
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
Up in Flames (Rosemary Beach, #13) by Abbi Glines 7/28 4★
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick 7/24 4★
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!
With All My Soul (Soul Screamers, #7) by Rachel Vincent (at the lake) 7/21 4★


message 11: by Grace (last edited Aug 03, 2016 03:42PM) (new)

Grace (sillymssunshine) | 333 comments Count me in! I haven't done one of these in awhile!

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
Boys Of Summer by Jessica Brody 7/24/16 1✯
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
Falling by Design (Falling, #1) by Valia Lind 7/25/16 4✯
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
A Totally Awkward Love Story by Tom Ellen 7/20/16 4✯
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch 7/14/16 5✯
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!
Ella's Twisted Senior Year by Amy Sparling 7/22/16 3.5✯ (read while sipping on watermelon juice and lounging around)


message 12: by DJacelyn (last edited Jul 09, 2016 09:37AM) (new)

DJacelyn | 715 comments I'm in!

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
More Than Forever (More Than, #4) by Jay McLean 7/6 5*
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!
Mister O by Lauren Blakely 7/9 3* reading while travelling around


message 13: by Holly (new)

Holly McKie | 3 comments Erika wrote: "Holly wrote: "I'm in! Never done one of these challenges before.

Not sure what I'll do for them all but so far I know that no 1 will be The Square Root of Summer' by Harriet Reute..."


I'm already hooked on finding books to match the each of the criteria!


message 14: by Vega_girl (last edited Jul 23, 2016 08:50PM) (new)

Vega_girl | 6624 comments I'm in too!!

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
We'll Always Have Summer (Summer, #3) by Jenny Han 7/7 3☆
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
What You Left Behind by Jessica Verdi 7/3 4☆
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
Idol (VIP, #1) by Kristen Callihan 7/23 3☆
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!
A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole 7/4 5☆ driving home from Vaca.


message 15: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer Bartlett | 2 comments I'm in!

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!


message 16: by Shama (new)

Shama Rashid (shamaaa) | 64 comments I've never done one of these challenges, but I'm In!!

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!


message 17: by Chris (new)

Chris | 7142 comments Mod
Shama wrote: "I've never done one of these challenges, but I'm In!!

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
3. Read a book where the character..."


Awesome, Shama!!! So glad you are joining in. Just so you know challenges can be addicting and of course fun!!


message 18: by Erika (new)

Erika | 9482 comments I'm in!!!!!



1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
What You Left Behind by Jessica Verdi . 7/1/16. 4*
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!
A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole 7/9/16 5*


message 19: by Erika (last edited Jul 16, 2016 06:05PM) (new)

Erika | 9482 comments I'm in!!!!!



1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
Summer of Seventeen by Jane Harvey-Berrick 7/16/16 4*
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
In Dreams (The Dream, #1) by J. Sterling 7/12/16 3*
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
What You Left Behind by Jessica Verdi . 7/1/16. 4*
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!
A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole 7/9/16 5*


message 20: by Shama (new)

Shama Rashid (shamaaa) | 64 comments Quick question guys, how do you attach the cover image to the comment?.... I'm so lost


message 21: by Erika (new)

Erika | 9482 comments In the upper corner of the box it says "add book/author" in green
Click that and a. Oh will pop up asking for reference
Type the book you're looking for and than click search
At the bottom it says " add: link or cover"
So click cover and when you find your book click add


message 22: by Erika (new)

Erika | 9482 comments Done!!!!!



1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
Summer of Seventeen by Jane Harvey-Berrick 7/16/16 4*
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
In Dreams (The Dream, #1) by J. Sterling 7/12/16 3*
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
What You Left Behind by Jessica Verdi . 7/1/16. 4*
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
Settling the Score (The Summer Games, #1) by R.S. Grey 7/26/16 4*
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!
A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole 7/9/16 5*


message 23: by Vega_girl (new)

Vega_girl | 6624 comments Great job Erika!!


message 24: by Vega_girl (new)

Vega_girl | 6624 comments Done & Done

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
We'll Always Have Summer (Summer, #3) by Jenny Han 7/7 3☆
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
Next to You by Daisy Prescott 3☆ 7/29
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
What You Left Behind by Jessica Verdi 7/3 4☆
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
Idol (VIP, #1) by Kristen Callihan 7/23 3☆
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!
A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole 7/4 5☆ driving home from Vaca.


message 25: by Erika (new)

Erika | 9482 comments Nice Barb!


message 26: by Amanda A (new)

Amanda A Done!

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
One Paris Summer by Denise Grover Swank 7/25 3½★
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
A Season for Fireflies by Rebecca Maizel 7/18 3½★
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
Up in Flames (Rosemary Beach, #13) by Abbi Glines 7/28 4★
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick 7/24 4★
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!
With All My Soul (Soul Screamers, #7) by Rachel Vincent (at the lake) 7/21 4★


message 27: by Erika (new)

Erika | 9482 comments Great Amanda


message 28: by Chris (new)

Chris | 7142 comments Mod
Well done, Erika, Barbara and Amanda!!


message 29: by Chris (last edited Jul 31, 2016 10:22PM) (new)

Chris | 7142 comments Mod
Still not done hoping to finish tomorrow.

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
Open Road Summer by Emery Lord currently reading
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
Cronin's Key (Cronin's Key, #1) by N.R. Walker 7/30 5*
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole 7/10 5*
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
Where the Road Takes Me by Jay McLean 7/18 5* (They road trip in the summer)
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- i.e. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!
Broken by Nicola Haken 7/8 5* On the cabin patio!


message 30: by Chris (last edited Aug 02, 2016 09:35AM) (new)

Chris | 7142 comments Mod
A little late, but I had to finish!! Done!

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
Open Road Summer by Emery Lord 8/2 4*
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
Cronin's Key (Cronin's Key, #1) by N.R. Walker 7/30 5*
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole 7/10 5*
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
Where the Road Takes Me by Jay McLean 7/18 5* (They road trip in the summer)
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- i.e. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!
Broken by Nicola Haken 7/8 5* On the cabin patio!


message 31: by Karen (new)

Karen (readingaway84) | 2519 comments Mod
Yay! Congrats...I missed it by one book! Good for you to finish anyway!


message 32: by Grace (new)

Grace (sillymssunshine) | 333 comments I'm done! Just had to finish adding my reviews !

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title.
Boys Of Summer by Jessica Brody 7/24/16 1✯
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover.
Falling by Design (Falling, #1) by Valia Lind 7/25/16 4✯
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake.
A Totally Awkward Love Story by Tom Ellen 7/20/16 4✯
4. Read a book with a summer romance.
Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch 7/14/16 5✯
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book!
Ella's Twisted Senior Year by Amy Sparling 7/22/16 3.5✯ (read while sipping on watermelon juice and lounging around)


message 33: by Karen (new)

Karen (readingaway84) | 2519 comments Mod
Good Job Grace!


message 34: by Grace (new)

Grace (sillymssunshine) | 333 comments Thank you and kudos to everyone who finished!


message 35: by Chris (new)

Chris | 7142 comments Mod
Great job, Grace!!!!


message 36: by Grace (new)

Grace (sillymssunshine) | 333 comments Thanks, Chris, great selection, by the way!


message 37: by Vega_girl (new)

Vega_girl | 6624 comments Great job ladies!!


Deanna (A Novel Glimpse) (anovelglimpse) | 6022 comments Mod
My July challenge ran into August. Oops! ;) Finally done!

1. Read a book that has the word summer in the title. The Summer Remains (The Summer Remains, #1) by Seth King
2. Read a book that has a sun or sunset on the cover. In Dreams (The Dream, #1) by J. Sterling That yellow stuff counts, right?
3. Read a book where the characters go to the beach or a lake. One Week to Score (Tall, Dark, and Texan, #3) by Kate Meader
4. Read a book with a summer romance. The Loose Ends List by Carrie Firestone
5. Read a book of your choice while doing something summer related- ie. by the pool, at the beach, on vacation, out on the deck, etc. and let us know where you chose to read part of the book! Steadfast (True North, #2) by Sarina Bowen camping!


message 39: by Vega_girl (new)

Vega_girl | 6624 comments Better late than never!! Good job Deanna!


message 40: by Chris (new)

Chris | 7142 comments Mod
Way to stick with it!! Great job, Deanna!


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