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message 1: by Cassandra (new)

Cassandra | 5832 comments TITLE IX* CHALLENGE (Because Women in the Title Make Great Books)
Duration: March 1 - March 31, 2017


* Title IX is an American law that prohibits sexual discrimination in education.

To honor the women in our lives, let's read books that feature women in the title. Since women fill so many different roles, there are tons of possibilities! Some examples of words include woman, girl, Miss, Mrs., lady, a woman's name, or even women-specific job titles such as waitress or actress.

Choose the number of books you want to read for this challenge and post that here.

Rachael is the creator and leader of this challenge. Thank you, Rachael!


message 2: by Janet (new)

Janet (goodreadscomjanetj) | 783 comments I will join and start with 3 books.


message 3: by Gem (last edited Apr 02, 2017 07:50AM) (new)

Gem  | 184 comments I'm in for 1.

0/1 incomplete


message 4: by Mie (last edited Mar 15, 2017 02:22PM) (new)

Mie | 1815 comments Count me in for 5, please :-)

COMPLETE ✔️
✅ 1. Little Women ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 2. Third Girl ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 3. En sag for Helen Walsh ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 4. Dovne piger syer med lang tråd : delvist sandfærdige erindringer (Piger = Girls) ⭐️⭐️⭐️
✅ 5. A Town Like Alice ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


message 6: by Tania (last edited Mar 21, 2017 04:18PM) (new)

Tania | 837 comments I'm updating my goal to 7 I would like to join with a goal of 5.

COMPLETE : Progress: (7/7)

✓1. Duchess by Josephine Edgar (read 3/1)
✓2. Desperately Seeking Susan by Susan Dworkin (read 3/4)
✓3. Sisi: Empress on Her Own by Allison Pataki (read 3/8)
✓4. Elizabeth I: Legendary Queen Of England by Michael W. Simmons (read 3/9)
✓5. Charlotte's Web by E. B. White (read 3/10)
✓6. Heidi Grows Up by Charles Tritten (read 3/10)
✓7. The Queen's Lady by Barbara Kyle (read 3/21)


message 7: by Anna (last edited Mar 28, 2017 03:18AM) (new)

Anna Glebova (annaglebova) | 1165 comments I'm in for 10 books.

***COMPLETE***

1. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov 03/03/2017 ★★★☆☆
2. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 03/07/2017 ★★☆☆☆
3. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood 03/12/2017 ★★★★★
4. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson 03/18/2017 ★★★★☆
5. Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding 03/07/2017 ★☆☆☆☆
6. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger 03/26/2017 ★★★☆☆
7. Mister God, This is Anna by Fynn 03/24/2017 ★★☆☆☆
8. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins 03/28/2017 ★★★★★
9. Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel García Márquez 03/10/2017 ★★★★☆
10. Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus by John Gray 03/14/2017 ★☆☆☆☆

10/10


message 8: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer Barstad (maidenoflight) | 309 comments I'm in for 3.


message 9: by Amanda (new)

Amanda | 526 comments I'm in for 4.


message 10: by Rachael, Challenges (last edited Apr 27, 2017 09:41AM) (new)

Rachael (allons-y-bookworm) | 2863 comments Thank you Mods for choosing my challenge!
And welcome to everyone! Good luck and happy reading :)

Participants
updated to message 103

Amanda (message 9) 0/4
Cassandra 0/5
Cayleigh 0/2
Cheri 1/2
Cindy III 1/3
Claire 0/4
Gem 0/1
Jennifer 0/3
Jessica 0/3
Kristin 2/3
Lainey 1/4
Marelis 0/2
Maris 5/6
Marissa 3/5
Meghan 2/5
Pranoti 0/3
Rebecca 0/3
Sam F 0/2
Stephanie 0/2
Tanise 2/3 (3/3 completed 1st April)
Vernice 0/5
Victoria 2/3

Completed:
✔ Lindsay 8/5
✔ Mie 5/5
✔ Rachael 3/3
✔ Tania 7/7
✔ Vicki 10/10
✔ Eggp 5/5
✔ Debra 10/10
✔ Sherry 2/2
✔ Anna 10/10
✔ Janet 3/3
✔ Amanda (msg 30) 4/4
✔ Nik 1/1
✔ Kelly 5/5
✔ Meaghan 5/5
✔ Agnieszka 10/10


message 11: by Rachael, Challenges (last edited Mar 21, 2017 02:20PM) (new)

Rachael (allons-y-bookworm) | 2863 comments I'm going to read 3 books for this challenge:
Emma read 15 March, ***
The Handmaid's Tale read 8 March, **** with review
The Constant Princess read 21 March, *****

COMPLETED: 3/3


message 12: by Jessica (new)

Jessica R. | 508 comments Please put me down for 3. Thanks! :)


message 14: by Victoria (last edited Mar 26, 2017 10:20AM) (new)

Victoria TITLE IX CHALLENGE
Duration March 1, 2017 to March 31, 2017

1. The Girl at the Lion d'Or by Sebastian Faulks The Girl at the Lion d'Or by Sebastian Faulks Completed 26.03.2017 Rating 3 stars
2. The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley Completed 18.03.2017 Rating 5 stars
3. Dark Aemilia A Novel of Shakespeare's Dark Lady by Sally O'Reilly Dark Aemilia: A Novel of Shakespeare's Dark Lady by Sally O'Reilly


message 15: by Cheri (last edited Mar 05, 2017 08:21PM) (new)


message 16: by Maris (last edited Mar 24, 2017 02:35PM) (new)

Maris (maristocratic) | 147 comments I'm aiming for 6 books :)

These are my current choices, most possibly they will change though.

1. [ ] Lolita
2. [X] Anne of Green Gables
3. [X] Little Women
4. [X] The Danish Girl
5. [ ] Carrie
6. [X] Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Progress 4/6


message 17: by Sam F (new)

Sam F | 1034 comments I'll try for 2.


message 18: by Meghan L (new)

Meghan L | 265 comments I am aiming for 5, with these as possibilities:

1. Isolde, Queen of the Western Isle
2. What Alice Forgot
3. The Runaway Princess
4. The Swan Maiden
5. Hag-Seed


message 20: by Kelly (last edited Apr 02, 2017 04:03AM) (new)

Kelly (kellysrambles) | 1000 comments Please sign my up for 5! Love this challenge!

TITLE IX* CHALLENGE (Because Women in the Title Make Great Books)
Duration: March 1st - March 31st, 2017

To honor the women in our lives, let's read books that feature women in the title. Since women fill so many different roles, there are tons of possibilities! Some examples of words include woman, girl, Miss, Mrs., lady, a woman's name, or even women-specific job titles such as waitress or actress.

1. All About Mia by Lisa Williamson ✔
2. Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona ✔
3. The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury ✔
4. The Scarecrow Queen by Melinda Salisbury ✔
5. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood ✔

Completed: 5/5


message 21: by Cassandra (new)

Cassandra | 5832 comments I'll try for five!


message 22: by Tanise (last edited Feb 28, 2017 08:18PM) (new)


message 23: by Marissa (last edited Mar 28, 2017 08:09AM) (new)

Marissa | 256 comments I will try for five!
Duration: 03/01/2017 - 03/31/2017
Progress: 3/5

1. Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple (03/03/17)
2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (03/08/17)
3. Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley (03/28/17)
4.
5.


message 24: by Eggp (last edited Mar 25, 2017 03:33PM) (new)

Eggp | 357 comments Please put me down for 5, thanks!

Title IX Challenge, March 01 - March 31
Goal: 5/5, 100.00%

01. A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1) - 14 Mar 2017, 2/5
02. Maid in Waiting (The Forsyte Chronicles, #7) - 18 Mar 2017, 3/5
03. A Rose for Emily - 18 Mar 2017, 4/5
04. The Croning - 21 Mar 2017, 4/5
05. Wyrd Sisters (Discworld, #6) - 25 Mar 2017, 3/5

A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1) by Edgar Rice Burroughs Maid in Waiting (The Forsyte Chronicles, #7) by John Galsworthy A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner The Croning by Laird Barron Wyrd Sisters (Discworld, #6) by Terry Pratchett


message 25: by Mie (new)

Mie | 1815 comments Update msg 4: 1/5
Little Women ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


message 26: by Nik (new)

Nik (bleepnik) | 852 comments I'll hop in for one, please. I just like to stick my finger in every fun sounding pie—er, I mean challenge. :D


message 27: by Becca (new)

Becca Watts | 179 comments I will try to do 3 :)


message 28: by Sherry (new)

Sherry (lilsherry) | 699 comments I'm in for 2!


message 29: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie Rose | 258 comments I'm in for 2 please.


message 30: by Amanda (last edited Mar 30, 2017 01:53AM) (new)

Amanda R (fairyteapot) | 1327 comments I'm in for 4 please.

Title IX Challenge
Duration: March 1 - March 31, 2017


1. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins Completed 11/3/17 Rating 4 stars
2. How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran Completed 15/3/17 Rating 4 stars
3. The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey Completed 26/3/17 Rating 4 stars
4. Matilda by Roald Dahl Completed 30/3/17 Rating 4 stars

4/4

Challenge completed


message 31: by Vicki (new)

Vicki Johnson | 81 comments Sign me up for 10 please.


message 32: by Tania (new)

Tania | 837 comments Updating message 6

Progress: (1/5)

✓1. Duchess by Josephine Edgar (3/1)

A common shop girl termed Duchess for her uncommon confidence and poise searches for adventure and finds much more.


message 33: by Anna (new)

Anna Glebova (annaglebova) | 1165 comments Update to message #7.

1. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov 03/03/2017 ★★★☆☆

1/10


message 34: by Marissa (new)

Marissa | 256 comments Progress: 1/5 (the list of participants has my goal down for 3 even though I aimed for 5?)

1. Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple


message 35: by Pranoti (new)

Pranoti I will try to read 3


message 36: by Agnieszka (last edited Apr 08, 2017 02:38PM) (new)

Agnieszka (agnieszka7) | 602 comments I'll start with 5

TITLE IX CHALLENGE
Duration: March 1 - March 31, 2017
Completed: 10/5

1. Eine für vier (EINE FÜR VIER=The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 4* 'Eine' is the female form of 'one' in German - lit. translation: One(f) For Four
2. Honey Driver: Mord zur Geisterstunde=Walking with Ghosts 4*
3. Tea with Emma book 1 of The Teacup Novellas - The Collection currently reading
4. The Cop and the Girl from the Coffee Shop
5. Her Sensual Awakening
6. Seducing Red - Red is the female MC's nickname
7. Zeta Giannelli - Zeta is an Italian female name
8. Honey Driver: Mord nach Drehbuch=Killing Jane Austen
9. Das geheime Tagebuch der Lizzie Bennet=The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet
10. The Policewoman


message 37: by Rachael, Challenges (last edited Mar 04, 2017 08:12AM) (new)

Rachael (allons-y-bookworm) | 2863 comments Marissa wrote: "Progress: 1/5 (the list of participants has my goal down for 3 even though I aimed for 5?)

1. Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple"


Updated everyone to here. And apologies Marissa for getting your goal wrong - not sure what happened there but it should be right now


message 38: by Tania (new)

Tania | 837 comments Updated message 6

Progress: (2/5)

✓2. Desperately Seeking Susan by Susan Dworkin

Book based on the movie of the same name.


Libros de Carmencita (librosdecarmencita) I'm in with 2 books


message 40: by Meaghan (new)

Meaghan (immortalraine) | 284 comments Fantastic! I'm in for 5 please.


message 41: by Claire (new)

Claire (proud-mum) | 259 comments 4 please.


message 42: by Cheri (new)

Cheri (jovali2) Update: 1/2
A woman's name in the title:
A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro (4 stars)


message 43: by Anna (new)

Anna Glebova (annaglebova) | 1165 comments Update to message #7.

5. Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding 03/07/2017 ★☆☆☆☆

2/10


message 44: by Cayleigh (new)

Cayleigh Stickler (anonymouskitten) | 16 comments Count me in for two, please. :)


message 45: by Anna (new)

Anna Glebova (annaglebova) | 1165 comments Update to message #7.

2. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 03/07/2017 ★★☆☆☆

3/10


message 46: by Mie (new)

Mie | 1815 comments Update msg 4: 2/5
A Town Like Alice ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


message 47: by Tania (new)

Tania | 837 comments Updating message 6, Progress: (3/5)

✓3. Sisi: Empress on Her Own by Allison Pataki


message 48: by Marissa (new)

Marissa | 256 comments Update to Message #23

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (03/08/17)

Progress: 2/5


message 49: by Anna (new)

Anna Glebova (annaglebova) | 1165 comments Update to message #7.

9. Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel García Márquez 03/10/2017 ★★★★☆

4/10


message 50: by Tania (new)

Tania | 837 comments Update to message 6, progress 4/5

✓4. Elizabeth I: Legendary Queen Of England by Michael W. Simmons

My review is here


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