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message 1: by Dana (new)

Dana | 156 comments Mod
Now that we are going into summer/winter, and now that Maynia is done and dusted (in awe of all of those who did it, good on you!) we thought a themed challenge of our own. And what better theme than stitching!

The rules are simple. The challenge runs for three months. We have provided prompts related to stitching. You can pick as few or as many books as you want to match the prompts (much like a SAL). Bonus points if the topics of the books are stitching related.

The promts -
- Mirabilla (everyone's got one) - read a popular best seller
- Heaven and Earth (BAPs) - read a book with over 600 pages
- Floss tube- read a book that's been into a movie or TV series - bonus points for watching movie
- Aida (where we all begin) - reread a childhood favourite
- Frosted pumpkin (best known for SALs) - read a serialsed novel or comic
- Long Dog Samplers (take dedication) - read a book that is part of a series
- Chatelaine (can be scary when you first look wt the chart) - read a book that intimidates you
- Kreinik (so shiney) - read a book with bling
- Dimensions Kits (have been around forever) - read around classic
- Teresa Wentzler (blended threads) read around book with more than one author
- Needles (They're sharp) - read a book with a prickly main character
- Mill hill kits (quick stitches) - read a book under 100 pages
- Floss (so many colours) - read a book with a colourful cover or name - bonus points for both


message 2: by Heather (last edited Sep 24, 2017 05:00PM) (new)

Heather | 131 comments ✓- Mirabilla (everyone's got one) - read a popular best seller
Thunderstruck by Erik Larson

✓- Heaven and Earth (BAPs) - read a book with over 600 pages
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

- Floss tube- read a book that's been into a movie or TV series - bonus points for watching movie
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick (Blade Runner)

✓- Aida (where we all begin) - reread a childhood favourite
The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

✓- Frosted pumpkin (best known for SALs) - read a serialsed novel or comic
Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finney

✓- Long Dog Samplers (take dedication) - read a book that is part of a series
Dark Fire by C.J. Sansom

✓- Chatelaine (can be scary when you first look wt the chart) - read a book that intimidates you
Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

✓- Kreinik (so shiney) - read a book with bling
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins

✓- Dimensions Kits (have been around forever) - read around classic
A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe

- Teresa Wentzler (blended threads) read around book with more than one author
Scariest Stories Ever Told

✓- Needles (They're sharp) - read a book with a prickly main character
The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
(I think this fits. Of course, I haven't read it yet. If you have, let me now if it doesn't fit)

✓- Mill hill kits (quick stitches) - read a book under 100 pages
The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli

- Floss (so many colours) - read a book with a colourful cover or name - bonus points for both
Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde

COMPLETED:
Thunderstruck by Erik Larson The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware A Journal of the Plague Year  by Daniel Defoe The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins Dark Fire (Matthew Shardlake, #2) by C.J. Sansom Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finney The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf


message 3: by Eden (last edited Aug 28, 2017 07:39AM) (new)

Eden | 661 comments Mod
I have some of mine figured out, but not too many. I'm working on it :) I'm trying to include some that tie over to the May/June Spell it challenge!

I'm shooting for all 13 books! Maybe 12 'cause I can't find a good book on my TBR with more than one author.

Completed: 5/13

- Mirabilla (everyone's got one) - read a popular best seller


**Finished 8/16- Heaven and Earth (BAPs) - read a book with over 600 pages
The Host by Stephenie Meyer

**Finished 8/26- Floss tube- read a book that's been into a movie or TV series - bonus points for watching movie
The Maze Runner by James Dashner

**Finished 6/21 - Aida (where we all begin) - reread a childhood favorite
Unhooked by Lisa Maxwell

- Frosted pumpkin (best known for SALs) - read a serialsed novel or comic
Once Upon a Blue Moon by Maddie James


**Finished 6/26 - Long Dog Samplers (take dedication) - read a book that is part of a series
P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han

- Chatelaine (can be scary when you first look at the chart) - read a book that intimidates you


- Kreinik (so shiny) - read a book with bling
Crystal Storm by Morgan Rhodes

**Finished 6/19 Dimensions Kits (have been around forever) - read around classic
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

- Teresa Wentzler (blended threads) read a book with more than one author


- Needles (They're sharp) - read a book with a prickly main character
Legion by Julie Kagawa

- Mill hill kits (quick stitches) - read a book under 100 pages
The Lure of the Stone by Maddie James

- Floss (so many colours) - read a book with a colourful cover or name - bonus points for both


message 4: by Dana (last edited Aug 17, 2017 08:42PM) (new)

Dana | 156 comments Mod
- Mirabilla (everyone's got one) - read a popular best seller
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara | finished 19/07

- Heaven and Earth (BAPs) - read a book with over 600 pages
Brisingr by Christopher Paolini | finished 08/07

- Floss tube- read a book that's been into a movie or TV series - bonus points for watching movie
Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally | finished 17/08

- Aida (where we all begin) - reread a childhood favourite
Egg Monsters from Mars by R.L. Stine | finished 26/07

- Frosted pumpkin (best known for SALs) - read a serialsed novel or comic
Thor: God of Thunder, Volume 2: Godbomb by Jason Aaron | finished 09/07

- Long Dog Samplers (take dedication) - read a book that is part of a series
Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness | finished 09/07

- Chatelaine (can be scary when you first look at the chart) - read a book that intimidates you
Contact by Carl Sagan - i have no idea why this intimdates me, but its been on my shelf for YEARS without being read, so it must freak me out subconsciously

- Kreinik (so shiney) - read a book with bling
The Poison Diaries by Maryrose Wood | finished 21/07

- Dimensions Kits (have been around forever) - read around classic
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson | finished 01/08

- Teresa Wentzler (blended threads) read around book with more than one author
The Tunnels of Cu Chi by Tom Mangold and John Penycate | finished 08/08

- Needles (They're sharp) - read a book with a prickly main character
Lord of the Flies byWilliam Golding | finished 28/07

- Mill hill kits (quick stitches) - read a book under 100 pages
The Road To Sarajevo: Origins Of The First World War Harry Mills | finished 10/07

- Floss (so many colours) - read a book with a colourful cover or name - bonus points for both
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara Brisingr (The Inheritance Cycle, #3) by Christopher Paolini Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally Egg Monsters from Mars (Goosebumps, #42) by R.L. Stine Thor God of Thunder, Volume 2 Godbomb by Jason Aaron Monsters of Men (Chaos Walking, #3) by Patrick Ness The Poison Diaries (The Poison Diaries, #1) by Maryrose Wood Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson The Tunnels Of Cu Chi by Tom Mangold Lord of the Flies by William Golding The Road To Sarajevo Origins Of The First World War by Harry Mills


message 5: by Clare (new)

Clare Buchanan | 16 comments I love this idea! I will read as many as i can in the categories but will sort of make it up as i go along depending on how i feel lol! I will keep a note of them and post my list at the end xx


message 6: by Anne (last edited Jul 31, 2017 07:36AM) (new)

Anne I'm in for this - I love challenges like this! I haven't picked books yet as I'm going to try to match things up with items I'm reading for the 52 Books in 52 Weeks list and double-dip, but I'll copy Clare and will post as I go with a list.

I know Pride & Prejudice will be on here somewhere since I am planning to read that for the July Readalong.

The prompts -
- Mirabilla (everyone's got one) - read a popular best seller: The Rosie Project; finished July 2, 2017. The Rosie Project

- Heaven and Earth (BAPs) - read a book with over 600 pages

- Floss tube- read a book that's been into a movie or TV series - bonus points for watching movie

- Aida (where we all begin) - reread a childhood favourite

- Frosted pumpkin (best known for SALs) - read a serialsed novel or comic

- Long Dog Samplers (take dedication) - read a book that is part of a series

- Chatelaine (can be scary when you first look wt the chart) - read a book that intimidates you

- Kreinik (so shiney) - read a book with bling

- Dimensions Kits (have been around forever) - read around classic A (re)read of Pride and Prejudice. Finished July 9.

- Teresa Wentzler (blended threads) read around book with more than one author

- Needles (They're sharp) - read a book with a prickly main character

- Mill hill kits (quick stitches) - read a book under 100 pages

- Floss (so many colours) - read a book with a colourful cover or name - bonus points for both: Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor; finished July 28. Just One Damned Thing After Another


message 7: by Catherine (last edited Sep 24, 2017 11:18PM) (new)

Catherine | 35 comments Oh I may try this. I don't know how many books I can go for. I will try for 5 books. I will have a think about what I fancy reading.

- Mirabilla (everyone's got one) - read a popular best seller
- Heaven and Earth (BAPs) - read a book with over 600 pages
- Floss tube- read a book that's been into a movie or TV series - bonus points for watching movie The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan finished 22/09/2017
- Aida (where we all begin) - reread a childhood favourite
- Frosted pumpkin (best known for SALs) - read a serialsed novel or comic - Death Note, Vol. 12: Finis finished 26/07/2017
- Long Dog Samplers (take dedication) - read a book that is part of a series To All the Boys I've Loved Before finished 16/09/2017
- Chatelaine (can be scary when you first look wt the chart) - read a book that intimidates you Raising Steam just because it has no chapters, it also put me a small slump due to the fact it has no chapters. finished 11/09/2017
- Kreinik (so shiney) - read a book with bling
- Dimensions Kits (have been around forever) - read around classic Pride and Prejudice finished 08/09/2017
- Teresa Wentzler (blended threads) read around book with more than one author
- Needles (They're sharp) - read a book with a prickly main character
- Mill hill kits (quick stitches) - read a book under 100 pages
- Floss (so many colours) - read a book with a colourful cover or name - bonus points for both


message 8: by [deleted user] (last edited Aug 20, 2017 08:08AM) (new)

Excellent challenge! I'm in!

- Mirabilla (everyone's got one) - read a popular best seller
- Heaven and Earth (BAPs) - read a book with over 600 pages
- Floss tube- read a book that's been into a movie or TV series - bonus points for watching movie
- Aida (where we all begin) - reread a childhood favourite
- Frosted pumpkin (best known for SALs) - read a serialsed novel or comic
- Long Dog Samplers (take dedication) - read a book that is part of a series
- Chatelaine (can be scary when you first look wt the chart) - read a book that intimidates you
- Kreinik (so shiney) - read a book with bling
The Woman Who Stole My Life by Marian Keyes Completed 20/08/2017 (The title is written with sparkle/glitter)
- Dimensions Kits (have been around forever) - read around classic
- Teresa Wentzler (blended threads) read around book with more than one author
- Needles (They're sharp) - read a book with a prickly main character
- Mill hill kits (quick stitches) - read a book under 100 pages
- Floss (so many colours) - read a book with a colourful cover or name - bonus points for both

The Woman Who Stole My Life by Marian Keyes


message 9: by Teresa (last edited Aug 03, 2017 08:49AM) (new)

Teresa (sweettreads) | 84 comments Super cool! Ill update with the books im reading later today


- Mirabilla (everyone's got one) - read a popular best seller

- Heaven and Earth (BAPs) - read a book with over 600 pages

- Floss tube- read a book that's been into a movie or TV series - bonus points for watching movie

- Aida (where we all begin) - reread a childhood favorite:
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams Bianco

- Frosted pumpkin (best known for SALs) - read a serialsed novel or comic

- Long Dog Samplers (take dedication) - read a book that is part of a series

- Chatelaine (can be scary when you first look at the chart) - read a book that intimidates you

- Kreinik (so shiney) - read a book with bling

☆ Dimensions Kits (have been around forever) - read a classic:
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë : Finished 8/03/2017

- Teresa Wentzler (blended threads) read a book with more than one author

- Needles (They're sharp) - read a book with a prickly main character

- Mill hill kits (quick stitches) - read a book under 100 pages

- Floss (so many colours) - read a book with a colourful cover or name - bonus points for both

Completed: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë


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