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message 1: by C.P. (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
Buddy: link to buddy read thread
Pages: list page count (can use highest page number on goodreads)
Event: list the event type (Track and Field, Swimming, Equestrian, Gymnastics) and the event being completed (with the letter you're completing)

Here are the rules/categories
Rules
*Books must be read and reviewed between August 1st and 31st.
*Books must be at least 100 pages to count.
*Graphic novels/manga/poetry will not count for this challenge.
*Categories may only be completed once.

Points
*One point for every book read and reviewed (or with five status updates) that fits a category.
*One point for buddy reads that take place within our group (must have five comments on the buddy thread to count)
*Five points for every 1000 pages read
*Five points for completing all categories under a certain event type (Example: if you complete all ten categories associated with Track and Field you will receive five points)
*Two points for reading and participating in the buddy read for the Book of the Month

Challenge Categories
Track and Field
5000 m Race
A. Read a book over 500 pages long.
B. Read a book that involves a journey/road trip.
10000 m Race
A. Read a book with a "1" or a "0" in the cover/title. (Numerical spellings may be used.)
B. Read a book from a series with more than four books.
100 m Race (also 200 and 300)
A. Join in a reading sprint of either 10, 20, or 30 minutes.
B. Read a book between 100 and 300 pages.
Hurdle
A. Read a book where the main character plays a sport.
B. Read a book in which the character overcomes a "hurdle" in their path.
High Jump
A. Read a book about overcoming adversity.
B. Read a book about the Olympics.

Swimming
Freestyle
A. Read a book of your choice.
B. Read a book with water on the cover.
Backstroke
A. Read a contemporary novel.
B. Read a book published in a summer Olympic year. (That is, 2016, 2012, 2000, 1996, etc.)
Butterfly
A. Read a book with butterflies on the cover.
B. Read a book that revolves around swimming.
Medley
A. Read a fantasy novel.
B. Read a book with a buddy.
Freestyle relay (also a medley relay)
A. Read a book by an Indie author.
B. Read a book set in Brazil.

Equestrian
A. Read a trilogy
B. Read a book about horses
C. Read a book with fewer than 100 ratings on goodreads
Dressage
A. Read a book that was translated to your language
B. Read a book that has been described as lyrical
C. Read a historical fiction novel
Cross Country
A. Read a book that involves an obstacle course/scavenger hunt/road trip/maze
C. Read a book that involves military
Jumping
A. Read a book that involves time travel
C. Read a book with a clock/watch on the cover

Gymnastics
Floor Exercise
A. Read a book about a dancer
B. Read a book about a gymnast
Vault
A. Read a book with over 100,000 ratings on goodreads
B. Read a book that has won a goodreads choice award
Balance Beam
A. Read a book that makes you lose your balance (outside your comfort zone/something new)
B. Read a book that was recommended to you by someone you just met
Parallel Bars
A. Read a book that has been compared to one of your favorites
B. A book that involves parallel universes
Uneven Bars
A. Read a coming of age story
B. Read a book with a girl on the cover


message 2: by Dawnie (last edited Aug 01, 2016 08:15PM) (new)

Dawnie Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 254
Event: gymnastics, uneven bars, B

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 352
Event: gymnastics, uneven bars, A
(According to this list on goodreads this a coming of age story. And since its about half of the story from the 14 year old perspective of the main character and the other half as her adult self that does fit. But let me know if this doesn't count for coming of age for some reason. https://www.goodreads.com/review/show... )


The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 288
Event: swimming, butterfly, A


message 3: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (last edited Aug 04, 2016 12:32AM) (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments Steel Scars (Red Queen, #0.2) by Victoria Aveyard
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 131 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Event: Equestrian / Cross Country / C. Read a book that involves military


message 4: by Dawnie (last edited Aug 03, 2016 06:38PM) (new)

Dawnie Mosquitoland by David Arnold
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 336
Event: track and field, 5000m race, B


A Thousand Pieces of You (Firebird, #1) by Claudia Gray
Review https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 360
Event: gymnastics, parallel bars, B

The Square Root of Summer by Harriet Reuter Hapgood
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 296
Event: track and field, 100m race, B


Colleen-Is Trying to Catch Up Got a Lot Going On 🤪 (colleensreadingadventures) | 967 comments Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 259
Event: Gymnastics/Parallel Bars/B. A Book That Involves Parallel Universes


message 6: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments Scores:

Dawnie: 6|1886 (15.43)
Colleen: 1|259 (2.30)
Bookbuyer: 1|131 (1.66)


Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments The Shattered Mountain (Fire and Thorns, #0.6) by Rae Carson
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 106 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
Event: Equestrian / Cross Country / A. Read a book that involves an obstacle course/scavenger hunt/road trip/maze


message 8: by Dawnie (new)

Dawnie Children of Icarus by Caighlan Smith
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 313
Event: equestrian/ cross country / a.


Jamie  (The Kansan Reader) (thekansanreader) | 102 comments The Wild Swans (Timeless Fairy Tales, #2) by K.M. Shea
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 252
Event: Swimming/ medley/ 1. Read a fantasy book


message 10: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments Storm Glass (Glass, #1) by Maria V. Snyder
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 516 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6...
Event: Gymnastics / Floor Exercise / A. Read a book about a dancer


message 11: by Dawnie (last edited Aug 06, 2016 06:34PM) (new)

Dawnie The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 411
Event: swimming, freestyle, a. Read a book of your choice

Guilty Pleasures (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #1) by Laurell K. Hamilton
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 343
Event: track and field, 1000 m race, b. Book with more then 4 books in series


message 12: by Kaylin (new)

Kaylin (The Re-Read Queen) (kaylin_14) Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1) by Laini Taylor
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 543 (82% or 445 pages read in August)
Event: I want to count this for the first book in Equestrian A: Read a Trilogy. But since I read 18% of it in July, I’m not sure I can count it for anything beyond pages.

Unravel Me (Shatter Me, #2) by Tahereh Mafi
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 496
Event: Dressage B: Read a book described as lyrical.


message 13: by Colleen-Is Trying to Catch Up Got a Lot Going On 🤪 (last edited Aug 07, 2016 12:08PM) (new)

Colleen-Is Trying to Catch Up Got a Lot Going On 🤪 (colleensreadingadventures) | 967 comments Until I Die (Revenants, #2) by Amy Plum
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 365
Event: Track and Field/High Jump/ A. A Book About Overcome not Adversity

Also for this book I participated in a couple reading sprints
Event: Track and Field/100 m/ A. Several 20 minute and a 30 minute Sprint.


message 14: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments Scores:

Dawnie: 9|2953 (23.77)
Bookbuyer: 3|753 (6.77)
Colleen: 2|624 (5.12)
Kaylin: 1|496 (3.48)
Jamie: 1|252 (2.26)


message 15: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments Kaylin, you can't count Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1) by Laini Taylor for a category unfortunately. I don't think we're counting them for pages either, but let me talk with Courtney about it. You can count it in the quarterly challenge though.:)


message 16: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments Kaylin, since this challenge is so category based, I can't count the book. I'm sorry.:(


Jamie  (The Kansan Reader) (thekansanreader) | 102 comments Push the Envelope (Blythe College, #1) by Rochelle Paige
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 249
Event:Track and Field/ Hurdle/1. Drake plays rugby


Cinderella and the Colonel (Timeless Fairy Tales, #3) by K.M. Shea
Review:https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 238
Event: Track and Field/ high jump/ 1. Cinderella does all that she can to make sure the Queen doesn't take her house

The Cursed (The Unearthly, #3) by Laura Thalassa
Review:https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages:342
Event:Track and Field/1000m/2. Five books in series


message 18: by Kaylin (new)

Kaylin (The Re-Read Queen) (kaylin_14) Jackie wrote: "Kaylin, since this challenge is so category based, I can't count the book. I'm sorry.:("

Like, I said, I wasn't sure. I'm still newish at these challenges, so thanks for explaining for me! :)


message 19: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments Glass Sword (Red Queen, #2) by Victoria Aveyard
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 647 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Event: Swimming / Backstroke / B. Read a book published in a summer Olympic year. (That is, 2016, 2012, 2000, 1996, etc.) 


message 20: by Colleen-Is Trying to Catch Up Got a Lot Going On 🤪 (last edited Aug 09, 2016 02:26PM) (new)

Colleen-Is Trying to Catch Up Got a Lot Going On 🤪 (colleensreadingadventures) | 967 comments If the Shoe Fits by Stephanie Rowe
Review:https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 325
Event: Track and Field/Hurdle/B. A Book In Which the Character Overcomes a "Hurdle" in Their Path


Jamie  (The Kansan Reader) (thekansanreader) | 102 comments The Forsaken (The Unearthly, #4) by Laura Thalassa
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 254
Event: Track and Field/5000 m race/1. Includes Journey or Road Trip


message 22: by Dawnie (new)

Dawnie Ivory and Bone by Julie Eshbaugh
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 384
Event: equestrian, dressage, c. Historical fiction


message 23: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Scores

Dawnie: 10|3337 (26.69)
Jamie: 5|1335 (11.68)
Bookbuyer: 4|1400 (11)
Colleen: 3|949 (7.75)
Kaylin: 1|496 (3.48)


message 24: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (last edited Aug 11, 2016 03:03PM) (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments Glimmerglass (Faeriewalker, #1) by Jenna Black
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 400 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
Event: Gymnastics / Parallel Bars / B. A book that involves parallel universes (view spoiler)


Jamie  (The Kansan Reader) (thekansanreader) | 102 comments Rumpelstiltskin (Timeless Fairy Tales, #4) by K.M. Shea
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages:236
Event: Field and Track/ 100 m race/2.


Colleen-Is Trying to Catch Up Got a Lot Going On 🤪 (colleensreadingadventures) | 967 comments Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum, #2) by Janet Evanovich
Review:https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 312
Event: Track and Field/10000 m Race/B. A Book From a Series With More Than Four Books


message 27: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments Shadowspell (Faeriewalker, #2) by Jenna Black
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 304 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
Event: Gymnastics/ Balance Beam / B. Read a book that was recommended to you by someone you just met


Jamie  (The Kansan Reader) (thekansanreader) | 102 comments The Damned (The Unearthly, #5) by Laura Thalassa
Pages: 271
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Event: Gymnastics/Uneven bars/ 2.


message 29: by C.P. (last edited Aug 13, 2016 11:13AM) (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy, #1) by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 416
Event: Swimming/Backstroke/B. A book published in a summer Olympic year.

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/...
Event: Swimming/Medley/A. Read a fantasy novel.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 450
Event: Equestrian/Jumping/A. A book that involves time travel.


message 30: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Scores

Dawnie: 10|3337 (26.69)
Jamie: 7|1842 (16.21)
Bookbuyer: 6|2104 (16.52)
Colleen: 4|1261 (10.31)
Kaylin: 1|496 (3.48)

Mods
Courtney: 4|1450 (11.25)


message 31: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Scott | 466 comments The Winner's Kiss (The Winner's Trilogy, #3) by Marie Rutkoski
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 484
Event: Track and field - character overcoming a hurdle


message 32: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments Sirensong (Faeriewalker, #3) by Jenna Black
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 344- https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
Event: Gymnastics / Parallel Bars / A. Read a book that has been compared to one of your favorites


message 33: by Dawnie (new)

Dawnie The Problem with Forever by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 480
Event: track and field, High Jump, A. Read a book about overcoming adversity

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #1) by Michelle Hodkin
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 452
The Evolution of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #2) by Michelle Hodkin
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages:544
The Retribution of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #3) by Michelle Hodkin
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 470
Event: equestrian, A. read a trilogy


The Crown's Game (The Crown's Game, #1) by Evelyn Skye
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 416
Event: gymnastics, balance beam, B. Read a book that was recommended to you by someone you just met


Colleen-Is Trying to Catch Up Got a Lot Going On 🤪 (colleensreadingadventures) | 967 comments Serafina and the Black Cloak (Serafina, #1) by Robert Beatty
Review:https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 320 Pages
Event: Gymnastics/Balance Beam/A. A Book That Makes You Lose Your Balance(Outside of Your Comfort Zone)


message 35: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4614 comments Scores:

Dawnie: 15|5699 (43.50)
Bookbuyer: 7|2448 (19.24)
Jamie: 7|1842 (16.21)
Colleen: 5|1581 (12.91)
Kaylin: 1|496 (3.48)
Victoria: 1|484 (3.42)

Mods
Courtney: 4|1450 (11.25)


message 36: by Bunnita (Worth Reading It?) (last edited Aug 17, 2016 06:36AM) (new)

Bunnita (Worth Reading It?) (bunnita) | 328 comments Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Buddy: n/a
Pages: 328
Event: Swimming, Backstroke/B.published in a summer Olympic year. (2016)


Bunnita (Worth Reading It?) (bunnita) | 328 comments The Best Friend Bargain (Kisses in the Sand, #3) by Robin Bielman
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Buddy: n/a
Pages: 204
Event: Swimming, Backstroke/A.contemporary novel


message 38: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments The Summoning (Darkest Powers, #1) by Kelley Armstrong
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 464 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7...
Event: Gymnastics / Uneven Bars / B. Read a book with a girl on the cover


message 39: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments The Girl at Midnight (The Girl at Midnight, #1) by Melissa Grey
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 417 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Event: Swimming / Backstroke / A. Read a contemporary novel


message 40: 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
Event: Swimming/Freestyle/B. Water on cover

Golden Son (Red Rising, #2) by Pierce Brown
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 696
Event: Gymnastics/Vault/B. Book that won goodreads choice award.


message 41: by C.P. (last edited Aug 19, 2016 08:36AM) (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Scores:

Dawnie: 15|5699 (43.50)
Bookbuyer: 9|3329 (25.65)
Jamie: 7|1842 (16.21)
Colleen: 5|1581 (12.91)
Bunnita: 2|532 (4.66)
Kaylin: 1|496 (3.48)
Victoria: 1|484 (3.42)

Mods
Courtney: 6|2562 (18.81)


message 42: by Dawnie (new)

Dawnie Until Friday Night (The Field Party, #1) by Abbi Glines
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 336
Event: track and field, Hurdle, A. Read a book where the main character plays a sport


message 43: by Colleen-Is Trying to Catch Up Got a Lot Going On 🤪 (last edited Aug 20, 2016 06:35AM) (new)

Colleen-Is Trying to Catch Up Got a Lot Going On 🤪 (colleensreadingadventures) | 967 comments Stuck in the Middle (Sister to Sister, #1) by Virginia Smith
Review:https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 335
Event: Gymnastics/Uneven Bars/B. A Book with a Girl on the Cover


message 44: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Scott | 466 comments Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 319
Event: Track and field - 5000m race, a journey


message 45: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments Wild Magic (Immortals, #1) by Tamora Pierce
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 384 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7...
Event: Swimming / Freestyle relay (also a medley relay) / A. Read a book by an Indie author


Colleen-Is Trying to Catch Up Got a Lot Going On 🤪 (colleensreadingadventures) | 967 comments Princess in the Spotlight (The Princess Diaries, #2) by Meg Cabot
Review:https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 256
Event: Gymnastics/Uneven Bars/A. A Coming of Age Story


message 47: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Ivy's Blossom (Legend of the White Sword Book 3) by P.D. Kalnay
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 166
Event: Equestrian/C. Book with fewer than 100 ratings.


message 48: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 8237 comments Scores:

Dawnie: 16|6035 (46.18)
Bookbuyer: 10|3713 (28.57)
Colleen: 7|2172 (17.86)
Jamie: 7|1842 (16.21)
Victoria: 2|803 (6.02)
Bunnita: 2|532 (4.66)
Kaylin: 1|496 (3.48)

Mods
Courtney: 7|2728 (20.64)


Jamie  (The Kansan Reader) (thekansanreader) | 102 comments The Perfect Cast by T.K. Chapin
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 266
Event: Gymnastics/ Uneven bars/ 1.


message 50: by Dawnie (last edited Aug 22, 2016 06:45PM) (new)

Dawnie Burning Glass (Burning Glass, #1) by Kathryn Purdie
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 512
Event: Track and Field, 5000 m Race, A. Read a book over 500 pages


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