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 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 9732 comments Mod


DHASG October Challenge

Introduction: October is a spooky, fun month and the month in which we get our first taste of true fall weather. Fall is truly here. Let's enjoy a month full of excellent reading, hopefully some nice seasonal moments as well.

Rules:

1. Any DHASG member can participate in the challenge.
2. Books must be read between October 1st and October 31st.
3. A book may only be used once in the challenge.
4. Please sign up and list your stats or link to the completed stats listing when you finish the challenge.
5. In your stats, include book title, author, date read, and how it represents the specific part of the challenge.
6. Enjoy and happy reading!

Levels:

1. Black Cat Run: Read 10-12 books.
2. Gathering of Ghosts: Read 5-9 books.
3. Jack O'Lantern Row : Read 3-4 books.

Categories:


1.Bucket of Popcorn: October is National Popcorn Popping Month. Let's celebrate this delicious snack by reading a book that represents a fact about popcorn. You can find some facts here: https://www.factretriever.com/popcorn.... Or if you can think of something even more creative, go for it.
2.Love a Dog!: October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. Read a book where a character adopts (not buys) a dog as part of the story.
3.Pizza Power: October is National Pizza Month. Here are some pizza facts to prod your creativity at how to represent pizza in a book you read for this part of the challenge. http://mentalfloss.com/article/69737/...
4.Pet Peeve Therapy: For Week 2 of October, Pet Peeve Week, read a book that challenges you with a personal pet peeve, as a way to overcome this emotional/mental obstacle in your life.
5.Techies Day: October 3rd is the day to appreciate your tech gurus. Read a book with a prominent character who has plenty of technological skill and know-how.
6.Bald and Free: October 7th is Bald and Free Day. Celebrate baldness by reading a book with a prominent character who is bald for at least part of the book.
7.Mad Hatter Day: October 6th is the day dedicated to the character Mad Hatter from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland stories. He is crazy and he makes hat. Read a book that represents one of these aspects of the Mad Hatter, read an Alice in Wonderland book or retelling, or read a book that has a hat of some kind on its cover. Here is a list of hats. You might find this helpful in some way: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...
8. Curious Events Day: October 9th is a day to ponder curious events of any kind. Read a book that includes an event that is strange, bizarre, or unexplainable.
9.Monster Mash: In honor of Halloween, read a book with a character who could be a guest of honor at a Monster Mash, a character who is not human or is some kind of monster: ghost, demon, zombie, vampire, werewolf, etc.
10.Friday the 13th: This month, there's a Friday that falls on October 13th. This represents a well known phobia called Triskaidekaphobia, fear of the number 13. Read a book that taps into this specific fear or other types of phobias. You can consult a list of phobias here: http://www.fearof.net/
11.Be A Hermit Day: For October 29th, Hermit Day, practice withdrawing from the world by reading a book with a character who has hermit-like tendencies. Alternatively, you could stay home all day one day and read a book and count whatever book you start and finish on that same day.
12.Trick or Treat: Let's go Trick or Treating. Pick one of the following holidays and add that book to your bag of goodies: Mischief Night, Punk for a Day Day, Evaluate Your Life Day, Dictionary Day, No Beard Day, National Dessert Day.

Bonus: Unlucky Thirteen--: For the thirteenth category of this challenge, you can read a book that represents your worst nightmare, so either a situation so horrifying or scary that you're glad it's not real, or something deeply embarrassing that makes you happy you're not the character in the book.



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Information about October holidays taken from Holiday Insights page: http://holidayinsights.com/moreholida...

Challenge Participants



message 2: by Tina Theresa (last edited Oct 31, 2017 04:52PM) (new)

Tina Theresa | 96 comments October 2017 Challenge
Gathering of Ghosts: 7/5-9 DONE

1.Bucket of Popcorn: October is National Popcorn Popping Month. 30% of popcorn sold in America is eaten in the movie theaters. H/h go to the movie theaters a lot. Dating-ish 10/29
2.Love a Dog!: New York, Actually 10/17
3.Pizza Power: October is National Pizza Month. Here are some pizza facts to prod your creativity at how to represent pizza in a book you read for this part of the challenge. http://mentalfloss.com/article/69737/...
4.Pet Peeve Therapy: For Week 2 of October, Pet Peeve Week, read a book that challenges you with a personal pet peeve, as a way to overcome this emotional/mental obstacle in your life.
5.Techies Day: The Witness 10/25
6.Bald and Free: October 7th is Bald and Free Day. Celebrate baldness by reading a book with a prominent character who is bald for at least part of the book.
7.Mad Hatter Day: The Alice Network 10/8
8. Curious Events Day: This book is full of funny bizarre/strange events. Love... And Sleepless Nights 10/9
9.Monster Mash: In honor of Halloween, read a book with a character who could be a guest of honor at a Monster Mash, a character who is not human or is some kind of monster: ghost, demon, zombie, vampire, werewolf, etc.
10.Friday the 13th: This month, there's a Friday that falls on October 13th. This represents a well known phobia called Triskaidekaphobia, fear of the number 13. Read a book that taps into this specific fear or other types of phobias. You can consult a list of phobias here: http://www.fearof.net/
11.Be A Hermit Day: The Uncommon Reader 10/6
12.Trick or Treat: Evaluate Your Life Day Wishful Drinking 10/6

Bonus: Unlucky Thirteen--: For the thirteenth category of this challenge, you can read a book that represents your worst nightmare, so either a situation so horrifying or scary that you're glad it's not real, or something deeply embarrassing that makes you happy you're not the character in the book.

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett New York, Actually (From Manhattan with Love, #4) by Sarah Morgan Love... And Sleepless Nights by Nick Spalding Dating-ish (Knitting in the City, #6) by Penny Reid The Witness by Nora Roberts


message 3: by Suzanne (last edited Oct 24, 2017 04:50PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 124 comments Dangerous Hero Addict Support Group
DHASG October 2017 Challenge
Duration:
10/1/2017 - 10/31/2017

Progress: 8 out of 12
Levels:
1. Black Cat Run: Read 10-12 books.
2. Gathering of Ghosts: Read 5-9 books.

Introduction: October is a spooky, fun month and the month in which we get our first taste of true fall weather. Fall is truly here. Let's enjoy a month full of excellent reading, hopefully some nice seasonal moments as well.

Rules:
1. Any DHASG member can participate in the challenge.
2. Books must be read between October 1st and October 31st.
3. A book may only be used once in the challenge.
4. Please sign up and list your stats or link to the completed stats listing when you finish the challenge.
5. In your stats, include book title, author, date read, and how it represents the specific part of the challenge.
6. Enjoy and happy reading!

Categories:

1.Bucket of Popcorn: October is National Popcorn Popping Month. Let's celebrate this delicious snack by reading a book that represents a fact about popcorn. You can find some facts here: https://www.factretriever.com/popcorn.... Or if you can think of something even more creative, go for it.

2.Love a Dog!: October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. Read a book where a character adopts (not buys) a dog as part of the story:
You Slay Me by Katie MacAlister - ***** - 10/23/2017 - 334 Pages

3.Pizza Power: October is National Pizza Month. Here are some pizza facts to prod your creativity at how to represent pizza in a book you read for this part of the challenge. http://mentalfloss.com/article/69737/...

4.Pet Peeve Therapy: For Week 2 of October, Pet Peeve Week, read a book that challenges you with a personal pet peeve, as a way to overcome this emotional/mental obstacle in your life.
No One Is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts - ** - 10/6/2017 - 371 Pages - Pet Peeve - Putting up with no good men

5. Techies Day: October 3rd is the day to appreciate your tech gurus. Read a book with a prominent character who has plenty of technological skill and know-how:
Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari - ***** - 10/24/2017 - 279 Pages

6.Bald and Free: October 7th is Bald and Free Day. Celebrate baldness by reading a book with a prominent character who is bald for at least part of the book:
1984 by George Orwell - *** - 10/12/2017 - 328 Pages - Main character is bald

7.Mad Hatter Day: October 6th is the day dedicated to the character Mad Hatter from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland stories. He is crazy and he makes hat. Read a book that represents one of these aspects of the Mad Hatter, read an Alice in Wonderland book or retelling, or read a book that has a hat of some kind on its cover. Here is a list of hats. You might find this helpful in some way: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...

8. Curious Events Day: October 9th is a day to ponder curious events of any kind. Read a book that includes an event that is strange, bizarre, or unexplainable.
Zoo City by Lauren Beukes - **** - 10/4/2017 - 384 Pages

9.Monster Mash: In honor of Halloween, read a book with a character who could be a guest of honor at a Monster Mash, a character who is not human or is some kind of monster: ghost, demon, zombie, vampire, werewolf, etc.

10.Friday the 13th: This month, there's a Friday that falls on October 13th. This represents a well known phobia called Triskaidekaphobia, fear of the number 13. Read a book that taps into this specific fear or other types of phobias.
The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan - ***** - 10/3/2017 - 586 Pages - Arachnaphobia

11.Be A Hermit Day: For October 29th, Hermit Day, practice withdrawing from the world by reading a book with a character who has hermit-like tendencies. Alternatively, you could stay home all day one day and read a book and count whatever book you start and finish on that same day:
The Governess Affair by Courtney Milan - ***** - 10/11/2017 - 152 Pages - MC is a hermit

12.Trick or Treat: Let's go Trick or Treating. Pick one of the following holidays and add that book to your bag of goodies: Mischief Night, Punk for a Day Day, Evaluate Your Life Day, Dictionary Day, No Beard Day, National Dessert Day.

Bonus: Unlucky Thirteen--: For the thirteenth category of this challenge, you can read a book that represents your worst nightmare, so either a situation so horrifying or scary that you're glad it's not real, or something deeply embarrassing that makes you happy you're not the character in the book.
Dies the Fire by S.M. Stirling - ** - 10/10/2017 - 573 Pages - apocalyptic situation

The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, #3) by Rick Riordan Zoo City by Lauren Beukes No One Is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts Dies the Fire (Emberverse, #1) by S.M. Stirling The Governess Affair (Brothers Sinister, #0.5) by Courtney Milan 1984 by George Orwell You Slay Me (Aisling Grey #1) by Katie MacAlister Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari


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 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 9732 comments Mod
Our November challenge is up!

https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 5: by Danielle The Book Huntress , Loves 'Em Lethal (new)

 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 9732 comments Mod
Congrats to every one who participated!


message 6: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 124 comments Finished with 8!!

Dangerous Hero Addict Support Group
DHASG October 2017 Challenge
Duration:
10/1/2017 - 10/31/2017

Progress: 8 out of 12
Levels:
1. Black Cat Run: Read 10-12 books.
2. Gathering of Ghosts: Read 5-9 books.

Introduction: October is a spooky, fun month and the month in which we get our first taste of true fall weather. Fall is truly here. Let's enjoy a month full of excellent reading, hopefully some nice seasonal moments as well.

Rules:
1. Any DHASG member can participate in the challenge.
2. Books must be read between October 1st and October 31st.
3. A book may only be used once in the challenge.
4. Please sign up and list your stats or link to the completed stats listing when you finish the challenge.
5. In your stats, include book title, author, date read, and how it represents the specific part of the challenge.
6. Enjoy and happy reading!

Categories:

1.Bucket of Popcorn: October is National Popcorn Popping Month. Let's celebrate this delicious snack by reading a book that represents a fact about popcorn. You can find some facts here: https://www.factretriever.com/popcorn.... Or if you can think of something even more creative, go for it.

2.Love a Dog!: October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. Read a book where a character adopts (not buys) a dog as part of the story:
You Slay Me by Katie MacAlister - ***** - 10/23/2017 - 334 Pages

3.Pizza Power: October is National Pizza Month. Here are some pizza facts to prod your creativity at how to represent pizza in a book you read for this part of the challenge. http://mentalfloss.com/article/69737/...

4.Pet Peeve Therapy: For Week 2 of October, Pet Peeve Week, read a book that challenges you with a personal pet peeve, as a way to overcome this emotional/mental obstacle in your life.
No One Is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts - ** - 10/6/2017 - 371 Pages - Pet Peeve - Putting up with no good men

5. Techies Day: October 3rd is the day to appreciate your tech gurus. Read a book with a prominent character who has plenty of technological skill and know-how:
Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari - ***** - 10/24/2017 - 279 Pages

6.Bald and Free: October 7th is Bald and Free Day. Celebrate baldness by reading a book with a prominent character who is bald for at least part of the book:
1984 by George Orwell - *** - 10/12/2017 - 328 Pages - Main character is bald

7.Mad Hatter Day: October 6th is the day dedicated to the character Mad Hatter from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland stories. He is crazy and he makes hat. Read a book that represents one of these aspects of the Mad Hatter, read an Alice in Wonderland book or retelling, or read a book that has a hat of some kind on its cover. Here is a list of hats. You might find this helpful in some way: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...

8. Curious Events Day: October 9th is a day to ponder curious events of any kind. Read a book that includes an event that is strange, bizarre, or unexplainable.
Zoo City by Lauren Beukes - **** - 10/4/2017 - 384 Pages

9.Monster Mash: In honor of Halloween, read a book with a character who could be a guest of honor at a Monster Mash, a character who is not human or is some kind of monster: ghost, demon, zombie, vampire, werewolf, etc.

10.Friday the 13th: This month, there's a Friday that falls on October 13th. This represents a well known phobia called Triskaidekaphobia, fear of the number 13. Read a book that taps into this specific fear or other types of phobias.
The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan - ***** - 10/3/2017 - 586 Pages - Arachnaphobia

11.Be A Hermit Day: For October 29th, Hermit Day, practice withdrawing from the world by reading a book with a character who has hermit-like tendencies. Alternatively, you could stay home all day one day and read a book and count whatever book you start and finish on that same day:
The Governess Affair by Courtney Milan - ***** - 10/11/2017 - 152 Pages - MC is a hermit

12.Trick or Treat: Let's go Trick or Treating. Pick one of the following holidays and add that book to your bag of goodies: Mischief Night, Punk for a Day Day, Evaluate Your Life Day, Dictionary Day, No Beard Day, National Dessert Day.

Bonus: Unlucky Thirteen--: For the thirteenth category of this challenge, you can read a book that represents your worst nightmare, so either a situation so horrifying or scary that you're glad it's not real, or something deeply embarrassing that makes you happy you're not the character in the book.
Dies the Fire by S.M. Stirling - ** - 10/10/2017 - 573 Pages - apocalyptic situation

The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, #3) by Rick Riordan Zoo City by Lauren Beukes No One Is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts Dies the Fire (Emberverse, #1) by S.M. Stirling The Governess Affair (Brothers Sinister, #0.5) by Courtney Milan 1984 by George Orwell You Slay Me (Aisling Grey #1) by Katie MacAlister Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari


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