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Here's the spot to help you with your plan in this month's reading.


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Diana S - Reading Plans for August

1.1 Summer Bounty
Read a book with fruits or vegetables on the cover. (Show cover)
Peaches by Jody Lynn Anderson
Peeled by Joan Bauer (256 pp)

1.2 D is for .....
Read a book whose author's first and last name begins with the same letter.
The Secrets of Mary Bowser by Lois Loveen (453 pp.)
Hit the Road by Caroline B. Cooney (192 pp.)


✔✔ 1.3 Romance Awareness Month
Read a book with the genre "Romance" on its main page.
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (8/9/16) 387 pp.

✔✔ 1.4 August Birthday Dates
author's first name begins with either R,A,Y,D,N,I,E,L and their last name begins with B,R,A,D,U,Y,S,T,E,L.
Isabel Allende's The Japanese Lover (8/12/16) 322 pp.


✔✔ 1.5 Book Lover's Day
Read any book. :)

The Host by Stephenie Meyer (8/24/16) 620 pp

✔✔ 1.6 Celebrate the Author
Read a book written by John Steinbeck
The Pearl by John Steinbeck (8/8/16) 128 pp.
Bonus Point: If you read a second book by this author.
Cannery Row by John Steinbeck (8/11/16) 224 pp.

1.7 (Sam F's Task) Meteor Showers
Read a book that has something seen in the sky in the title (e.g. star, moon, sun, cloud - even plane or bird!)
Sunblind by Michael Griffo (400 pp.)

2.1 (Linda C's Task) Word Search

Word List
Last, Spirits, Over, Road, Blue, Lost, Island, Shadows

1. Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery
✔ 2. Shifting Shadows: Stories from the World of Mercy Thompson by Patricia Briggs (8/20/16) 450 pp.

2.2 The Olympic Games

1. Summer Games
Read a book whose 1st letter of EVERY WORD in the title (all words count) are in BRAZIL Title (do NOT count subtitle) must be at least 2 words long

✔ 2. The Olympic Rings
Read a book with a cover that is predominately (75% of the cover) blue, yellow,black, green or red. (Show cover)
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (8/16/16) 530 pp.


✔ ✔ 2.3 (Nancy's Task) By the time we got to Woodstock

1. Read a book that is about music or a musician or musicians, or has a musical instrument on the cover.
Deep in the Heart of High School by Veronica Goldbach Deep in the Heart of High School by Veronica Goldbach (8/22/16) 208

2. Read a book whose author’s first and last initials can be found in the word WOODSTOCK.
Susan Crandall's The Flying Circus (8/19/16) 368 pp.


2.4 (Marilyn's Task) It's all about the title

1. Read a book with a music instrument in the title.
Magic Flutes by Eva Ibbotson (368 pp)

2. Read a book with a number in the title.
Top Secret Twenty-One by Janet Evanovich (305 pp)

✔✔ 2.5 (Amber's Task) August Wacky Days

1. National Ice Cream Sandwich Day (8/2)
Read a book with either ice cream or a sandwich on the cover (show cover).
Full Scoop (Full #6) by Janet Evanovich Full Scoop by Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes (8/30/16) 347 pp

2. Work Like a Dog Day (8/5)
Read a book with a dog on the cover (show cover) or in the title.
The Serious Kiss by Mary Hogan The Serious Kiss by Mary Hogan (8/13/16) 256 pp.

3.1 (Sam F's Task) Travelling the Summer

✔ 1. Color in title (Green)
Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery (8/28/16) 446 pp.

2 Color in title
White Fang by Jack London (TBR) 368 pp.

✔ 3. 70% (color) cover
(White)
The Racketeer by John Grisham The Racketeer by John Grisham (8/26/16) 400 pp.


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