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message 1: by JoAnne (last edited Jan 20, 2019 05:28AM) (new)

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86th best picture

86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Duration: 6 months from your start date

Choose your level and complete the required number of reading tasks that relate to each film.

Levels:
Level 1 - One task per film (9 books)
Level 2 - Two tasks per film (18 books)
Level 3 - Three tasks per film (27 books)

If the film is based on a book, you may read the book in place of any one of the tasks for that film.
Films based on a book are marked with an asterisk - *.

TASKS:
Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
1. Read a book where a character is a slave.
2. Read a book set in Louisianna.
3. Read a book from the Music genre.

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist.
2. Read a True Crime book.
3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.

Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
2. Read a book published in April.
3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean or is in the Navy.

Dallas Buyers Club
1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.
2. Read a book set in Texas.
3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.

Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.
3. Read a book with a one word title.

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.

Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
3. Read a book that is relationship driven.

Philomena*
1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.
2. Read a book set in Ireland.
3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
3. Read a book that is a Memoir.

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Challenge Rules
*For each book that you read please post a link to the book, the author and the date you finished it.
*Each book may only be used for one task or letter
*To count a book towards a challenge you must read the majority of it after the start date of the challenge.
* Where more than one option is given for a task, please state which option your book relates to.
*Please explain briefly how your book fits a task.
*If the task relates to the cover of your book, please post the cover AND the book link.
*All genres and formats are fine.
*Re-reads are allowed.
*No page minimum.

*Please update your original post as you go but also post an occasional message to let us know how you're getting on, if you would like to.

*When you have finished please re-post your whole challenge as a new message or you will not be considered to have completed the challenge and we will not be able to award your Hall of Fame badge

(Even if you don't hit the level you were aiming for by the deadline, please re-post your challenge anyway as you may still be eligible for a lower level badge.)

Please use the TLC STANDARD RULES when participating in this challenge.
If you are not familiar with these rules, please click on the link and read them over.


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message 3: by JoAnne (last edited Jan 24, 2018 05:36AM) (new)

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86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Duration: Jan 1st, 2018-June 30, 2018
9/9

TASKS:

Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
2. Read a book set in Louisianna.
All In Emma Scott 1/18/18

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character is a con artist.
The Last Camellia Sarah Jio 1/15/18

Captain Phillips*
3. Read a with a character that is in the Navy.
The Lightkeeper's Daughter Colleen Coble 1/23/18

Dallas Buyers Club
2. Read a book set in Texas.
Menage A Cowboy Jenny Klaire 1/4/18

Gravity
3. Read a book with a one word title.
Yesternight Cat Winters 1/8/18

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
His Cowboy Heart Jennifer Ryan 1/3/18

Nebraska
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
Lilac Lane Sherryl Woods 1/3/18

Philomena*
2. Read a book set in Ireland.
The Girl From Ballymor Kathleen McGurl 1/12/18

The Wolf of Wall Street*
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore Matthew J. Sullivan 1/1/18


message 4: by Rina (last edited May 29, 2018 08:55AM) (new)

Rina | 1084 comments 86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Duration: 22.12.2017 - 21.05.2018

Progress: 19

Levels:
Level 1 - One task per film (9 books)

If the film is based on a book, you may read the book in place of any one of the tasks for that film.
Films based on a book are marked with an asterisk - *.

TASKS:
Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
✔1. Read a book where a character is a slave.
Ill Wind, Rachel Caine, 19.01.2018 - Djinns are slaves, e.g. Alice is enslaved by Cathy.

✔2. Read a book set in Louisianna.
Dead Until Dark, Charlaine Harris, 25.12.2017 - set in Bon Temps, Louisiana

3. Read a book from the Music genre.

American Hustle
✔1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist.
Tuesday's Gone, Nicci French, 21.04.2018

2. Read a True Crime book.

✔3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.
Das Leuchten der Purpurinseln, Doris Cramer, 21.05.2018

Captain Phillips*
✔1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling, 18.04.2018

✔2. Read a book published in April.
Magic Bites, Ilona Andrews, 16.01.2018 - published in April 2007

✔3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean.
Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell, 13.04.2018 - Adam sails on the ocean

Dallas Buyers Club

✔1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.
Auge um Auge, Lukas Erler, 20.02.2018 - Nesrin had cancer.

✔2. Read a book set in Texas.
Living Dead in Dallas, Charlaine Harris, 30.01.2018 - set in Dallas, Texas.

✔3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.
The Final Diagnosis, Arthur Hailey, 02.04.2018 - MPG Medical

Gravity
✔1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
Rituals, Kelley Armstrong, 12.01.2018
Rituals (Cainsville, #5) by Kelley Armstrong

✔2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.
When You Reach Me, Rebecca Stead, 25.01.2018 - MPG Science Fiction

✔3. Read a book with a one word title.
Hades, Candice Fox, 02.01.2018

Her
✔1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
Club Dead, Charlaine Harris, 27.02.2018 - Bill uses computers.

2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.

Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.

✔2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood, Ann Brashares, 24.12.2017 - Lena's grandmother is important to the story

✔3. Read a book that is relationship driven.
Prince of Wolves, Quinn Loftis, 27.12.2017

Philomena*
✔1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.
After the Crash, Michel Bussi, 04.01.2018 - (view spoiler)

2. Read a book set in Ireland.

✔3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.
The Upside of Unrequited, Becky Albertalli, 04.03.2018 - Many LGBTQIA characters

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.

✔2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
Big Little Lies, Liane Moriarty, 13.02.2018 - Perry gets punished

3. Read a book that is a Memoir.


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Welcome Rina!


message 6: by Melanie (last edited Jun 11, 2018 08:00PM) (new)

Melanie | 20 comments 86th Academy Awards - Best Picture Challenge
Duration:
6 months from your start date

Start date: December 24 2017
Finish date: June 24 2018

Choose your level and complete the required number of reading tasks that relate to each film.

Levels:
Level 1 - One task per film (9 books)
Level 2 - Two tasks per film (18 books)
Level 3 - Three tasks per film (27 books)

If the film is based on a book, you may read the book in place of any one of the tasks for that film. Films based on a book are marked with an asterisk - *.

TASKS:
Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
1. Read a book where a character is a slave.
Cleopatra's Daughter by Michelle Moran Cleopatra's Daughter - Michelle Moran - 1/13/2018
How it fits: Gallia is a slave.

2. Read a book set in Louisianna.

3. Read a book from the Music genre.
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova Every Note Played - Lisa Genova - 6/12/2018
How it fits: Tagged Music by 21 users.

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist.
The Good Samaritan by John Marrs The Good Samaritan - John Marrs - 3/16/2018
How it fits: Stephen cons Laura into believing he is someone else.

2. Read a True Crime book.
A Mother's Story by Rosie Batty A Mother's Story - Rosie Batty - 4/2/2018
How it fits: True crime story about the murder of Luke Batty; MPG True Crime by 9 users.

3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.
Sandstorm (Sigma Force, #1) by James Rollins Sandstorm - James Rollins - 5/26/2018
How it fits: A character is a sheikh of the Bait Kathir clan, residing on the mountain of Jebal Eitteen.

Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
The Late Show (Renée Ballard, #1; Harry Bosch Universe, #29) by Michael Connelly The Late Show - Michael Connelly - 1/12/2018
How it fits: Detective Ballard and another character is taken hostage.

2. Read a book published in April.
Bossypants by Tina Fey Bossypants - Tina Fey - 3/30/2018
How it fits: Published April 2011

3. Read a book with a character that sails on the ocean.
Dragonfly In Amber (Outlander, #2) by Diana Gabaldon Dragonfly In Amber - Diana Gabaldon - 1/31/2018
How it fits: MC Jamie and Claire sail from France to Scotland.

Dallas Buyers Club
1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.
Worth Fighting for Love, Loss, and Moving Forward by Lisa Niemi Swayze Worth Fighting for: Love, Loss, and Moving Forward - Lisa Niemi Swayze - 2/23/2018
How it fits: Patrick had terminal pancreatic cancer.

2. Read a book set in Texas.
Opal's Story A Novel by Phyllis H. Moore Opal's Story: A Novel - Phyllis H. Moore - 2/21/2018
How it fits: Set in Abilene and fictional Jordanville, Texas.

3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.

Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer Cinder - Marissa Meyer - 1/5/2018
How it fits: MPG Sci Fi.

3. Read a book with a one word title.
Wonder by R.J. Palacio Wonder - R.J. Palacio - 12/30/2017

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty Big Little Lies - Liane Moriarty - 2/11/2018
How it fits: Jane uses a computer in her work as a Bookkeeper.

2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1) by Anne Rice Interview with the Vampire - Anne Rice - 5/29/2018
How it fits: Man's face on cover.

3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.

Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.

2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
Down the Rabbit Hole Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny by Holly Madison Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny - Holly Madison - 12/31/2017
How it fits: Elderly character is Hugh Hefner, the MC's boyfriend.

3. Read a book that is relationship driven.
The Shack by William Paul Young The Shack - William Paul Young - 1/15/2018
How it fits: (view spoiler)

Philomena*
1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.
The Betrayal by Kate Furnivall The Betrayal - Kate Furnivall - 3/5/2018
How it fits: (view spoiler)

2. Read a book set in Ireland.
Lake of Sorrows (Nora Gavin #2) by Erin Hart Lake of Sorrows - Erin Hart - 3/25/2018
How it fits: Set in County Offaly, Ireland.

3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.
The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff The Danish Girl - David Ebershoff - 3/17/2018
How it fits: Lili is a transgendered woman.

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
The Phantom Of The Opera by Gaston Leroux The Phantom Of The Opera - Gaston Leroux - 3/10/2018
How it fits: The Phantom does things that are wrong without feeling they are wrong.

2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
Auggie & Me Three Wonder Stories (Wonder #1.5, 1.6, 1.7) by R.J. Palacio Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories - R.J. Palacio - 1/26/2018
How it fits: Julian is punished for the bullying.

3. Read a book that is a Memoir.
Candy Girl A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper by Diablo Cody Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper - Diablo Cody - 4/8/2018
How it fits: MPG Memoir by 247 users.


message 7: by Karen ♐ (last edited Mar 11, 2018 04:35PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 882 comments 86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Duration: December 23, 2017 - June 22, 2018
Level 1
9/9


TASKS:
12 Years a Slave*
2. Read a book set in Louisianna.
- Everything I've Never Had Lynetta Halat - 12/29
Everything I've Never Had (Everything, #1) by Lynetta Halat

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist.
- Smoke Screen Sandra Brown - 2/19
Smoke Screen by Sandra Brown

Captain Phillips*
3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean
- Nothing on Earth & Nothing in Heaven Susan Fanetti - 1/23
Nothing on Earth & Nothing in Heaven by Susan Fanetti

Dallas Buyers Club
2. Read a book set in Texas.
- Wicked for You Shayla Black - 2/14
Wicked for You (Wicked Lovers, #10) by Shayla Black

Gravity
3. Read a book with a one word title.
- Raid Kristen Ashley - 12/25
Raid (Unfinished Hero, #3) by Kristen Ashley

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
- Betting on Bailey Tara Crescent - 12/25
Betting on Bailey (Playing For Love #1) by Tara Crescent

Nebraska
3. Read a book that is relationship driven.
- Defiant Queen Meghan March - 1/6
Defiant Queen (Mount Trilogy, #2) by Meghan March

Philomena*
3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.
- Undone By You Kate Meader - 3/6
Undone By You (Chicago Rebels, #2.5) by Kate Meader

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
- Sinful Empire Meghan March - 1/7
Sinful Empire (Mount Trilogy, #3) by Meghan March


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Welcome Karen and Melanie!


message 9: by Amanda (last edited Jun 22, 2018 01:18PM) (new)

Amanda R (fairyteapot) | 118 comments 86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Level 1 - One task per film (9 books)
The Lost Challenges
Duration: January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018



TASKS:
Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
1. Read a book where a character is a slave.
2. Read a book set in Louisianna.
3. Read a book from the Music genre.

High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
Completed 6/6/18 Rating 4 stars

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist.
2. Read a True Crime book.
3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote Completed 6/3/18 Rating 5 stars

Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
2. Read a book published in April.
3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean or is in the Navy.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Completed 26/3/18 Rating 5 stars

Dallas Buyers Club
1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.
2. Read a book set in Texas.
3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.

Still Alice by Lisa Genova Completed 25/1/18 Rating 4 stars

Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.
3. Read a book with a one word title.

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Completed 27/4/18 Rating 5 stars

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.

Wonder by R. J. Palacio Completed 9/1/18 Rating 4 stars

Wonder (Wonder, #1) by R.J. Palacio

Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
3. Read a book that is relationship driven.

Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer Completed 2/1/18 Rating 2 stars

Philomena*
1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.
2. Read a book set in Ireland.
3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.

Evening Class by Maeve Binchy
Completed 22/6/18 Rating 4 stars

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
3. Read a book that is a Memoir.

The House Of The Spirits by Isabel Allende Completed 15/3/18 Rating 3 stars

9/9

Challenge completed


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JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
Welcome Amanda!


message 11: by Kat (last edited Jun 13, 2018 09:16AM) (new)

Kat | 1226 comments 86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
January 1 – June 30 2018
No page minimum
Level 1 - One task per film (9 books)

9/9

If the film is based on a book, you may read the book in place of any one of the tasks for that film. Films based on a book are marked with an asterisk - *.

TASKS:
✔ Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
1. Read a book where a character is a slave.
2. Read a book set in Louisiana.

3. Read a book from the Music genre. Sing for Your Life: A Story of Race, Music, and Family by Daniel Bergner 6/3/18

✔ American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist. The Con Man's Daughter: A Story of Lies, Desperation, and Finding God by Candice Curry 6/5/18
2. Read a True Crime book.
3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.


✔ Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
2. Published in April. Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly published 4/5/16. 1/31/18
3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean or is in the Navy.

✔ Dallas Buyers Club
1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness. Amy Snow by Tracy Rees 6/13/18
2. Read a book set in Texas.
3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.


✔ Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.

3. Read a book with a one word title. Austenland by Shannon Hale 1/3/18

✔ Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline 3/14/18
2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.


✔ Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.

3. Read a book that is relationship driven. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 1/11/18

✔ Philomena*
1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.
2. Read a book set in Ireland. Flying by the Seat of My Knickers by Eliza Watson 6/10/18
3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.

✔ The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.

3. Read a book that is a Memoir. Thanks to My Mother by Schoschana Rabinovici 1/17/18

Challenge Rules
(view spoiler)


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Welcome Kat!


message 13: by Bonita (last edited Feb 25, 2018 10:40AM) (new)

Bonita | 638 comments 86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Duration: 1/1/18 - 6/30/18
Choose your level and complete the required number of reading tasks that relate to each film.

Levels:
Level 1 - One task per film (9 books)

If the film is based on a book, you may read the book in place of any one of the tasks for that film.
Films based on a book are marked with an asterisk - *.

TASKS:
Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
3. Read a book from the Music genre.

Wicked Beat by Olivia Cunning 2/21/18

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character is a con artist.

The Scam by Janet Evanovich 1/5/18 (Nicholas Fox)

Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.

Unmapped by Anna Hackett 1/15/18
(Peri is taken hostage)

Dallas Buyers Club
1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.

Sweet Victory by Gina L. Maxwell 2/3/18
Grams has Alzheimer's

Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.

Shadow's Awakening (Shadow Warder #1) by Molle McGregor Shadow's Awakening by Molle McGregor 1/15/18

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.

Untraveled by Anna Hackett 1/10/18
Dana uses computers

Nebraska
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.

Emma Chizzit and the Mother Lode by Mary Bowen Hall 1/23/18
Emma solves mysteries, runs a salvage business and is elderly

Philomena*
2. Read a book set in Ireland.

Shadowed by Rebecca Zanetti 2/25/18

The Wolf of Wall Street*
3. Read a book that is a Memoir.

The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun by Gretchen Rubin 1/22/18


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Welcome Bonita!


message 15: by Claire (last edited Jun 13, 2018 09:49AM) (new)

Claire  | 285 comments Starting with 1 for each movie

86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Duration: Jan 1st, 2018-June 30, 2018
7/9

TASKS:
🎬Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
✔1. Read a book where a character is a slave.
The Good Earth The Good Earth (House of Earth #1) by Pearl S. Buck Pearl S. Buck Pages: 372 p. Date read: 25/1/2018 Rating: 4 stars
2. Read a book set in Louisianna.
3. Read a book from the Music genre.

🎬American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist.
✔️2. Read a True Crime book.
Five Days in November by Clint Hill Five Days in November Clint Hill 257 p. 27 may 2018 3 stars
3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.

🎬Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
✔2. Read a book published in April.
De pier De pier by Claire Douglas Claire DouglasPages:336 p. Date read: 18/1/2018 Rating: 3 stars
11 april 2027

3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean or is in the Navy.

🎬Dallas Buyers Club
✔1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.
Jane Eyre Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë Charlotte Brontë Pages:507 p. Date read: 29/1/2018 Rating: 4 stars
aunt/uncle Jane Eyre
2. Read a book set in Texas.
3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.

🎬Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.
✔3. Read a book with a one word title.
Munich by Robert Harris Munich Robert Harris
Pages: 352 p. Date read:6/1/2018 Rating: 4 stars

🎬Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
✔3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.
De Amerikaanse prinses De Amerikaanse prinses by Annejet van der Zijl Annejet van der Zijl
Pages: 242 p. Date read:8/1/2017 Rating: 4 stars

🎬Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
✔3. Read a book that is relationship driven.
Season of the Snake Season of the Snake by Claire Davis Claire Davis
Pages: 288 p. Date read:10/1/2018 Rating:2 stars

Philomena*
1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.
2. Read a book set in Ireland.
✔️3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli Becky Albertalli 325 p. 9 may 2018 4 stars

🎬The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
✔3. Read a book that is a Memoir.
I Have Lived a Thousand Years I Have Lived a Thousand Years by Livia E. Bitton-Jackson Livia E. Bitton-Jackson 234 p. read: 25/1/2018 Rating: 3 stars


message 16: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
Welcome Claire!


message 17: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
FINISHED
86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Duration: Jan 1st, 2018-June 30, 2018
9/9

TASKS:

Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
2. Read a book set in Louisianna.
All In Emma Scott 1/18/18

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character is a con artist.
The Last Camellia Sarah Jio 1/15/18

Captain Phillips*
3. Read a with a character that is in the Navy.
The Lightkeeper's Daughter Colleen Coble 1/23/18

Dallas Buyers Club
2. Read a book set in Texas.
Menage A Cowboy Jenny Klaire 1/4/18

Gravity
3. Read a book with a one word title.
Yesternight Cat Winters 1/8/18

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
His Cowboy Heart Jennifer Ryan 1/3/18

Nebraska
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
Lilac Lane Sherryl Woods 1/3/18

Philomena*
2. Read a book set in Ireland.
The Girl From Ballymor Kathleen McGurl 1/12/18

The Wolf of Wall Street*
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore Matthew J. Sullivan 1/1/18


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Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 882 comments Wow! Congrats, JoAnne!


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Viji | 53 comments 86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Duration: 6 months from your start date
25th January, 2018 to 24th July, 2018

Levels:
Level 1 - One task per film (9 books)
Level 2 - Two tasks per film (18 books)
Level 3 - Three tasks per film (27 books)

If the film is based on a book, you may read the book in place of any one of the tasks for that film.
Films based on a book are marked with an asterisk - *.

TASKS:
Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
1. Read a book where a character is a slave.
The Lioness of Morocco by Julia Drosten The Lioness of Morocco by Julia Drosten; 02/12/2018; Nadira and Sabri's mother Almaz were slaves
2. Read a book set in Louisianna.
3. Read a book from the Music genre.
Country Heaven (Dare River, #1) by Ava Miles Country Heaven by Ava Miles; 07/23/2018

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist.
The Ainsley Court Robbery by Jenni Thornley The Ainsley Court Robbery by Jenni Thornley; 02/16/2018; Marcus Moorhouse - con artist
2. Read a True Crime book.
3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.
Saving the Sheikh (Legacy Collection, #4) by Ruth Cardello Saving the Sheikh by Ruth Cardello; 07/20/2018; Rachid bin Amir al Hantan - MC

Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
2. Read a book published in April.
Royalty Defeated by Love by Barbara Cartland Royalty Defeated by Love by Barbara Cartland; 03/14/2018; first published on 04/04/2011
3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean or is in the Navy.
Ocean's Justice by Demelza Carlton Ocean's Justice by Demelza Carlton
03/14/2018; Maria and William McGregor

Dallas Buyers Club;
1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.
The Goddess and the Gaiety Girl by Barbara Cartland The Goddess and the Gaiety Girl by Barbara Cartland; 04/17/2018; Katie King
2. Read a book set in Texas.
Return to the Double S Ranch (Mystery on the Double S Ranch #2) by Kerry Jo Return to the Double S Ranch by Kerry Jo; 04/24/2018
3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.

Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
Lipstick on a Pig (Willow Bay Witches #4) by Samantha Silver Lipstick on a Pig by Samantha Silver; 05/18/2018
2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.
3. Read a book with a one word title.
Beauty (Everland Ever After, #3) by Caroline Lee Beauty by Caroline Lee; 05/30/2018

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
House of Spies (Gabriel Allon #17) by Daniel Silva House of Spies by Daniel Silva; 07/09/2018; Gabriel Allon
2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.
Stillhouse Lake (Stillhouse Lake, #1) by Rachel Caine Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine; 03/12/2018; Gina Royal gets a divorce from her husband Melvin Royal

Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.
Ruby (Come-By-Chance Mail Order Brides #1) by Juliet James Ruby by Juliet James; 06/11/2018; Montana
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
The Madman's Daughter (The Madman's Daughter, #1) by Megan Shepherd The Madman's Daughter by Megan Shepherd; 03/22/2018; Dr. Moreau
3. Read a book that is relationship driven.

Philomena*
1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.
2. Read a book set in Ireland.
The Irish Upstart by Shirley Kennedy The Irish Upstart by Shirley Kennedy; 07/16/2018
3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.
Operation Turtle Ransom (Poppy McVie #4) by Kimberli A. Bindschatel Operation Turtle Ransom by Kimberli A. Bindschatel; 05/24/2018; Chris and Doug

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
The Hundredth Queen (The Hundredth Queen, #1) by Emily R. King The Hundredth Queen by Emily R. King; 05/22/2018; Rajah Tarek - a tyrant
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews On the Edge by Ilona Andrews; 05/09/2018; Casshorn - Declan's Uncle
3. Read a book that is a Memoir.


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Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1514 comments The Lost Challenges
86th Academy Awards - Best Picture Challenge
Duration:
1/1/2018 - 6/30/2018

Progress: 9 out of 9
Levels:
Level 1 - One task per film (9 books)
Level 2 - Two tasks per film (18 books)
Level 3 - Three tasks per film (27 books)

86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Duration: 6 months from your start date
Choose your level and complete the required number of reading tasks that relate to each film.

If the film is based on a book, you may read the book in place of any one of the tasks for that film.
Films based on a book are marked with an asterisk - *.

TASKS:

Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
1. Read a book where a character is a slave.
2. Read a book set in Louisianna.
3. Read a book from the Music genre.

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist:
Scandal Wears Satin by Loretta Chase - ***** - 4/23/2018 - 372 Pages - Both

2. Read a True Crime book.
3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.

Scandal Wears Satin (The Dressmakers, #2) by Loretta Chase

Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
Tourist Season by Carl Hiaasen - *** - 1/24/2018 - 404 Pages
2. Read a book published in April
Terminal Lance: The White Donkey by Maximilian Uriarte - ***** - 4/16/2018 - 284 Pages - April 2016

3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean or is in the Navy.

Tourist Season by Carl Hiaasen Terminal Lance The White Donkey by Maximilian Uriarte

Dallas Buyers Club

1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.

2. Read a book set in Texas:
News of the World by Paulette Jiles - ***** - 6/8/2018 - 209 Pages

3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.

News of the World by Paulette Jiles

Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
Love Bites by Lynsay Sands - **** - 1/18/2018 - 373 Pages

2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.

3. Read a book with a one word title.
Passing by Nella Larsen - **** - 1/17/2018 - 160 Pages

Passing by Nella Larsen Love Bites (Argeneau #2) by Lynsay Sands

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
Big Rock by Lauren Blakely - ***** - 1/4/2018 - 247 Pages
2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
The Infernal Devices: Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare - **** - 4/15/2018 - 260 Pages
3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce:
I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons by Kevin Hart - ***** - 1/3/2018 - 400 Pages

I Can't Make This Up Life Lessons by Kevin Hart Big Rock (Big Rock, #1) by Lauren Blakely The Infernal Devices Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices Manga, #2) by Cassandra Clare

Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.

2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
The Gatecrasher by Madeleine Wickham - *** - 1/8/2018 - 296 Pages

3. Read a book that is relationship driven.

The Gatecrasher by Madeleine Wickham

Philomena*

1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.

2. Read a book set in Ireland:
Irish Girls Are Back in Town by Cecelia Ahern - ***** - 4/17/2018 - 384 Pages
3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.
Bingo Love by Tee Franklin - ***** - 4/18/2018 - 88 Pages

Irish Girls Are Back in Town by Cecelia Ahern Bingo Love by Tee Franklin

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
X by Ilyasah Shabazz - *** - 1/9/2018 - 348 Pages
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare - **** - 4/19/2018 - 534 Pages

3. Read a book that is a Memoir.

X by Ilyasah Shabazz City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments, #5) by Cassandra Clare

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Challenge Rules
(view spoiler)


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Welcome Suzanne!


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Bonita | 638 comments Done!

86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Duration: 1/1/18 - 6/30/18
Choose your level and complete the required number of reading tasks that relate to each film.

Levels:
Level 1 - One task per film (9 books)

If the film is based on a book, you may read the book in place of any one of the tasks for that film.
Films based on a book are marked with an asterisk - *.

TASKS:
Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
3. Read a book from the Music genre.

Wicked Beat by Olivia Cunning 2/21/18

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character is a con artist.

The Scam by Janet Evanovich 1/5/18 (Nicholas Fox)

Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.

Unmapped by Anna Hackett 1/15/18
(Peri is taken hostage)

Dallas Buyers Club
1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.

Sweet Victory by Gina L. Maxwell 2/3/18
Grams has Alzheimer's

Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.

Shadow's Awakening (Shadow Warder #1) by Molle McGregor Shadow's Awakening by Molle McGregor 1/15/18

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.

Untraveled by Anna Hackett 1/10/18
Dana uses computers

Nebraska
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.

Emma Chizzit and the Mother Lode by Mary Bowen Hall 1/23/18
Emma solves mysteries, runs a salvage business and is elderly

Philomena*
2. Read a book set in Ireland.

Shadowed by Rebecca Zanetti 2/25/18

The Wolf of Wall Street*
3. Read a book that is a Memoir.

The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun by Gretchen Rubin 1/22/18


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WOOHOO Bonita!!


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Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 882 comments Thanks for a great Challenge!

86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Duration: December 23, 2017 - June 22, 2018
Level 1
9/9


TASKS:
12 Years a Slave*
2. Read a book set in Louisianna.
- Everything I've Never Had Lynetta Halat - 12/29
Everything I've Never Had (Everything, #1) by Lynetta Halat

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist.
- Smoke Screen Sandra Brown - 2/19
Smoke Screen by Sandra Brown

Captain Phillips*
3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean
- Nothing on Earth & Nothing in Heaven Susan Fanetti - 1/23
Nothing on Earth & Nothing in Heaven by Susan Fanetti

Dallas Buyers Club
2. Read a book set in Texas.
- Wicked for You Shayla Black - 2/14
Wicked for You (Wicked Lovers, #10) by Shayla Black

Gravity
3. Read a book with a one word title.
- Raid Kristen Ashley - 12/25
Raid (Unfinished Hero, #3) by Kristen Ashley

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
- Betting on Bailey Tara Crescent - 12/25
Betting on Bailey (Playing For Love #1) by Tara Crescent

Nebraska
3. Read a book that is relationship driven.
- Defiant Queen Meghan March - 1/6
Defiant Queen (Mount Trilogy, #2) by Meghan March

Philomena*
3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.
- Undone By You Kate Meader - 3/6
Undone By You (Chicago Rebels, #2.5) by Kate Meader

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
- Sinful Empire Meghan March - 1/7
Sinful Empire (Mount Trilogy, #3) by Meghan March


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WOOHOO Karen!


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Amanda R (fairyteapot) | 118 comments Update for #8

I've got a question does Wonder count for a man's face - it's a boy's face - otherwise I'll use it for one word title? Thanks


American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist.
2. Read a True Crime book.
3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote Completed 6/3/18 Rating 5 stars

Dallas Buyers Club
1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.
2. Read a book set in Texas.
3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.

Still Alice by Lisa Genova Completed 25/1/18 Rating 4 stars

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.

Wonder by R. J. Palacio Completed 9/1/18 Rating 4 stars

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
3. Read a book that is relationship driven.

Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer Completed 2/1/18 Rating 2 stars

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
3. Read a book that is a Memoir.

The House Of The Spirits by Isabel Allende Completed 15/3/18 Rating 3 stars

5/9


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It works for me!!


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Amanda R (fairyteapot) | 118 comments Thanks


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Rina | 1084 comments Finished!

86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Duration: 22.12.2017 - 21.05.2018

Progress: 19

Levels:
Level 1 - One task per film (9 books)

If the film is based on a book, you may read the book in place of any one of the tasks for that film.
Films based on a book are marked with an asterisk - *.

TASKS:
Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
✔1. Read a book where a character is a slave.
Ill Wind, Rachel Caine, 19.01.2018 - Djinns are slaves, e.g. Alice is enslaved by Cathy.

✔2. Read a book set in Louisianna.
Dead Until Dark, Charlaine Harris, 25.12.2017 - set in Bon Temps, Louisiana

3. Read a book from the Music genre.

American Hustle
✔1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist.
Tuesday's Gone, Nicci French, 21.04.2018

2. Read a True Crime book.

✔3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.
Das Leuchten der Purpurinseln, Doris Cramer, 21.05.2018

Captain Phillips*
✔1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling, 18.04.2018

✔2. Read a book published in April.
Magic Bites, Ilona Andrews, 16.01.2018 - published in April 2007

✔3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean.
Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell, 13.04.2018 - Adam sails on the ocean

Dallas Buyers Club

✔1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.
Auge um Auge, Lukas Erler, 20.02.2018 - Nesrin had cancer.

✔2. Read a book set in Texas.
Living Dead in Dallas, Charlaine Harris, 30.01.2018 - set in Dallas, Texas.

✔3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.
The Final Diagnosis, Arthur Hailey, 02.04.2018 - MPG Medical

Gravity
✔1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
Rituals, Kelley Armstrong, 12.01.2018
Rituals (Cainsville, #5) by Kelley Armstrong

✔2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.
When You Reach Me, Rebecca Stead, 25.01.2018 - MPG Science Fiction

✔3. Read a book with a one word title.
Hades, Candice Fox, 02.01.2018

Her
✔1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
Club Dead, Charlaine Harris, 27.02.2018 - Bill uses computers.

2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.

Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.

✔2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood, Ann Brashares, 24.12.2017 - Lena's grandmother is important to the story

✔3. Read a book that is relationship driven.
Prince of Wolves, Quinn Loftis, 27.12.2017

Philomena*
✔1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.
After the Crash, Michel Bussi, 04.01.2018 - (view spoiler)

2. Read a book set in Ireland.

✔3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.
The Upside of Unrequited, Becky Albertalli, 04.03.2018 - Many LGBTQIA characters

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.

✔2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
Big Little Lies, Liane Moriarty, 13.02.2018 - Perry gets punished

3. Read a book that is a Memoir.


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WOOHOO Rina!

I feel bad giving you Level 1, when you read so many!


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Gabi Eisenberg (gabieisenberg) | 161 comments COMPLETED!!
86th Academy Awards - Best Picture Challenge
June 2018 - November 2018
Completed: 20/27

Completed levels: Level 1

TASKS:
Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
1. Read a book where a character is a slave/
The Blue Fairy Book edited by Andrew Lang, 6/11/18
2. Read a book set in Louisianna.
3. Read a book from the Music genre.
The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist.
Fairest by Gail Carson Levine, 6/25/18 (Ivi cons Aza)
2. Read a True Crime book.
3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.
Twisted Fairy Tales by Maura McHugh, 6/21/18 "The Tiger Chest"
Fairest by Gail Carson Levine Twisted Fairy Tales by Maura McHugh

Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert, 6/2/18
2. Read a book published in April.
The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco, 7/9/18
3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean or is in the Navy.
Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo, 6/13/18 (Nikolai Lantsov)
The Hazel Wood (The Hazel Wood, #1) by Melissa Albert The Bone Witch (The Bone Witch, #1) by Rin Chupeco Siege and Storm (Shadow and Bone, #2) by Leigh Bardugo

Dallas Buyers Club
1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.
Cinder by Marissa Meyer, 7/1/18 -- Peony
2. Read a book set in Texas.
Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart, 11.7.18
3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.
Kalahari by Jessica Khoury, 8.12.18
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart Kalahari (Corpus, #3) by Jessica Khoury

Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
Zodiac by Romina Russell, 6/20/18
2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.
Legend by Marie Lu, 7.24.18
3. Read a book with a one word title.
Legendary by Stephanie Garber, 6/4/18
Zodiac (Zodiac, #1) by Romina Russell Legend (Legend, #1) by Marie Lu Legendary (Caraval, #2) by Stephanie Garber

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
Deception Point by Dan Brown, 8.1.18: Xavia
2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
Children of Eden by Joey Graceffa, 9.4.18
3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.
The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan, 9.10.18
Deception Point by Dan Brown Children of Eden (Children of Eden, #1) by Joey Graceffa The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan

Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
Ophelia by Lisa Klein, 6/15/18
3. Read a book that is relationship driven.
Black Bird of the Gallows by Meg Kassel, 6/17/18
Ophelia by Lisa M. Klein Black Bird of the Gallows (Black Birds of the Gallows, #1) by Meg Kassel

Philomena*
1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.
2. Read a book set in Ireland.
3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.
Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore, 6/8/18
Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
Munmun by Jesse Andrews, 7/4/18
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
Spelled by Betsy Schow, 6/23/18
3. Read a book that is a Memoir.
Circe by Madeline Miller, 10.25.18
Munmun by Jesse Andrews Spelled (The Storymakers, #1) by Betsy Schow Circe by Madeline Miller


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Welcome Gabi!


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Melanie | 20 comments COMPLETION POST - Level 2 (2 books per movie)

86th Academy Awards - Best Picture Challenge
Duration:
6 months from your start date

Start date: December 24 2017
Finish date: June 24 2018

Choose your level and complete the required number of reading tasks that relate to each film.

Levels:
Level 1 - One task per film (9 books)
Level 2 - Two tasks per film (18 books)
Level 3 - Three tasks per film (27 books)

If the film is based on a book, you may read the book in place of any one of the tasks for that film. Films based on a book are marked with an asterisk - *.

TASKS:
Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
1. Read a book where a character is a slave.
Cleopatra's Daughter by Michelle Moran Cleopatra's Daughter - Michelle Moran - 1/13/2018
How it fits: Gallia is a slave.

2. Read a book set in Louisianna.

3. Read a book from the Music genre.
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova Every Note Played - Lisa Genova - 6/12/2018
How it fits: Tagged Music by 21 users.

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist.
The Good Samaritan by John Marrs The Good Samaritan - John Marrs - 3/16/2018
How it fits: Stephen cons Laura into believing he is someone else.

2. Read a True Crime book.
A Mother's Story by Rosie Batty A Mother's Story - Rosie Batty - 4/2/2018
How it fits: True crime story about the murder of Luke Batty; MPG True Crime by 9 users.

3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.
Sandstorm (Sigma Force, #1) by James Rollins Sandstorm - James Rollins - 5/26/2018
How it fits: A character is a sheikh of the Bait Kathir clan, residing on the mountain of Jebal Eitteen.

Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
The Late Show (Renée Ballard, #1; Harry Bosch Universe, #29) by Michael Connelly The Late Show - Michael Connelly - 1/12/2018
How it fits: Detective Ballard and another character is taken hostage.

2. Read a book published in April.
Bossypants by Tina Fey Bossypants - Tina Fey - 3/30/2018
How it fits: Published April 2011

3. Read a book with a character that sails on the ocean.
Dragonfly In Amber (Outlander, #2) by Diana Gabaldon Dragonfly In Amber - Diana Gabaldon - 1/31/2018
How it fits: MC Jamie and Claire sail from France to Scotland.

Dallas Buyers Club
1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.
Worth Fighting for Love, Loss, and Moving Forward by Lisa Niemi Swayze Worth Fighting for: Love, Loss, and Moving Forward - Lisa Niemi Swayze - 2/23/2018
How it fits: Patrick had terminal pancreatic cancer.

2. Read a book set in Texas.
Opal's Story A Novel by Phyllis H. Moore Opal's Story: A Novel - Phyllis H. Moore - 2/21/2018
How it fits: Set in Abilene and fictional Jordanville, Texas.

3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.

Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer Cinder - Marissa Meyer - 1/5/2018
How it fits: MPG Sci Fi.

3. Read a book with a one word title.
Wonder by R.J. Palacio Wonder - R.J. Palacio - 12/30/2017

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty Big Little Lies - Liane Moriarty - 2/11/2018
How it fits: Jane uses a computer in her work as a Bookkeeper.

2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1) by Anne Rice Interview with the Vampire - Anne Rice - 5/29/2018
How it fits: Man's face on cover.

3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.

Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.

2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
Down the Rabbit Hole Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny by Holly Madison Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny - Holly Madison - 12/31/2017
How it fits: Elderly character is Hugh Hefner, the MC's boyfriend.

3. Read a book that is relationship driven.
The Shack by William Paul Young The Shack - William Paul Young - 1/15/2018
How it fits: (view spoiler)

Philomena*
1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.
The Betrayal by Kate Furnivall The Betrayal - Kate Furnivall - 3/5/2018
How it fits: (view spoiler)

2. Read a book set in Ireland.
Lake of Sorrows (Nora Gavin #2) by Erin Hart Lake of Sorrows - Erin Hart - 3/25/2018
How it fits: Set in County Offaly, Ireland.

3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.
The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff The Danish Girl - David Ebershoff - 3/17/2018
How it fits: Lili is a transgendered woman.

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
The Phantom Of The Opera by Gaston Leroux The Phantom Of The Opera - Gaston Leroux - 3/10/2018
How it fits: The Phantom does things that are wrong without feeling they are wrong.

2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
Auggie & Me Three Wonder Stories (Wonder #1.5, 1.6, 1.7) by R.J. Palacio Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories - R.J. Palacio - 1/26/2018
How it fits: Julian is punished for the bullying.

3. Read a book that is a Memoir.
Candy Girl A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper by Diablo Cody Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper - Diablo Cody - 4/8/2018
How it fits: MPG Memoir by 247 users.


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WOOHOO Melanie!


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Kat | 1226 comments Finished! Post 11

86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
January 1 – June 30 2018
No page minimum
Level 1 - One task per film (9 books)

9/9

If the film is based on a book, you may read the book in place of any one of the tasks for that film. Films based on a book are marked with an asterisk - *.

TASKS:
✔ Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
1. Read a book where a character is a slave.
2. Read a book set in Louisiana.

3. Read a book from the Music genre. Sing for Your Life: A Story of Race, Music, and Family by Daniel Bergner 6/3/18

✔ American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist. The Con Man's Daughter: A Story of Lies, Desperation, and Finding God by Candice Curry 6/5/18
2. Read a True Crime book.
3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.


✔ Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
2. Published in April. Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly published 4/5/16. 1/31/18
3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean or is in the Navy.

✔ Dallas Buyers Club
1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness. Amy Snow by Tracy Rees 6/13/18
2. Read a book set in Texas.
3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.


✔ Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.

3. Read a book with a one word title. Austenland by Shannon Hale 1/3/18

✔ Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline 3/14/18
2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.


✔ Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.

3. Read a book that is relationship driven. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 1/11/18

✔ Philomena*
1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.
2. Read a book set in Ireland. Flying by the Seat of My Knickers by Eliza Watson 6/10/18
3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.

✔ The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.

3. Read a book that is a Memoir. Thanks to My Mother by Schoschana Rabinovici 1/17/18


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Claire  | 285 comments Finished

Starting with 1 for each movie

86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Duration: Jan 1st, 2018-June 30, 2018
7/9

TASKS:
🎬Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
✔1. Read a book where a character is a slave.
The Good Earth The Good Earth (House of Earth #1) by Pearl S. Buck Pearl S. Buck Pages: 372 p. Date read: 25/1/2018 Rating: 4 stars
Several servants - sold themselves as slave because of a big debt
2. Read a book set in Louisianna.
3. Read a book from the Music genre.

🎬American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist.
✔️2. Read a True Crime book.
Five Days in November by Clint Hill Five Days in November Clint Hill 257 p. 27 may 2018 3 stars
The book relates the events of JFK murder as seen by the bodyguard of Mrs Kennedy
3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.

🎬Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
✔2. Read a book published in April.
De pier De pier by Claire Douglas Claire DouglasPages:336 p. Date read: 18/1/2018 Rating: 3 stars
11 april 2027

3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean or is in the Navy.

🎬Dallas Buyers Club
✔1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.
Jane Eyre Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë Charlotte Brontë Pages:507 p. Date read: 29/1/2018 Rating: 4 stars
aunt/uncle Jane Eyre
2. Read a book set in Texas.
3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.

🎬Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.
✔3. Read a book with a one word title.
Munich by Robert Harris Munich Robert Harris
Pages: 352 p. Date read:6/1/2018 Rating: 4 stars

🎬Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
✔3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.
De Amerikaanse prinses De Amerikaanse prinses by Annejet van der Zijl Annejet van der Zijl
Pages: 242 p. Date read:8/1/2017 Rating: 4 stars
The MC more than one divorce

🎬Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
✔3. Read a book that is relationship driven.
Season of the Snake Season of the Snake by Claire Davis Claire Davis
Pages: 288 p. Date read:10/1/2018 Rating:2 stars
The book is based on the relationship and how it evolves

Philomena*
1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.
2. Read a book set in Ireland.
✔️3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli Becky Albertalli 325 p. 9 may 2018 4 stars

MC is homosexual

🎬The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
✔3. Read a book that is a Memoir.
I Have Lived a Thousand Years I Have Lived a Thousand Years by Livia E. Bitton-Jackson Livia E. Bitton-Jackson 234 p. read: 25/1/2018 Rating: 3 stars


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WOOHOO Kat and Claire!!


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Amanda R (fairyteapot) | 118 comments 86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Level 1 - One task per film (9 books)
The Lost Challenges
Duration: January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018


9/9

Challenge completed


TASKS:
Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
1. Read a book where a character is a slave.
2. Read a book set in Louisianna.
3. Read a book from the Music genre.

High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
Completed 6/6/18 Rating 4 stars

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist.
2. Read a True Crime book.
3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote Completed 6/3/18 Rating 5 stars

Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
2. Read a book published in April.
3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean or is in the Navy.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Completed 26/3/18 Rating 5 stars

Dallas Buyers Club
1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.
2. Read a book set in Texas.
3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.

Still Alice by Lisa Genova Completed 25/1/18 Rating 4 stars

Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.
3. Read a book with a one word title.

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Completed 27/4/18 Rating 5 stars

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.

Wonder by R. J. Palacio Completed 9/1/18 Rating 4 stars

Wonder (Wonder, #1) by R.J. Palacio

Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
3. Read a book that is relationship driven.

Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer Completed 2/1/18 Rating 2 stars

Philomena*
1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.
2. Read a book set in Ireland.
3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.

Evening Class by Maeve Binchy
Completed 22/6/18 Rating 4 stars

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
3. Read a book that is a Memoir.

The House Of The Spirits by Isabel Allende Completed 15/3/18 Rating 3 stars


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JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
WOOHOO Amanda! You read some heavy duty books there, girlie!!


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Amanda R (fairyteapot) | 118 comments Spread over 6 months, JoAnne, but when you see them all together it does look rather intense haha!


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JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
Amanda wrote: "Spread over 6 months, JoAnne, but when you see them all together it does look rather intense haha!"

Yeah, it does! I cried through A Monster Calls, then I watched the movie and tried not to cry because I was watching it with my husband.


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Amanda R (fairyteapot) | 118 comments I haven't seen the movie yet. Another one on my list to watch.


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Viji | 53 comments Completed the Challenge. Level 2 - 18 books.

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


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WOOHOO Viji!

Did you want to collect badges?? Start Collecting Badges


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Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1514 comments Finished Level 1!!

The Lost Challenges
86th Academy Awards - Best Picture Challenge
Duration:
1/1/2018 - 6/30/2018

Progress: 9 out of 9
Levels:
Level 1 - One task per film (9 books)
Level 2 - Two tasks per film (18 books)
Level 3 - Three tasks per film (27 books)

86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Duration: 6 months from your start date
Choose your level and complete the required number of reading tasks that relate to each film.

If the film is based on a book, you may read the book in place of any one of the tasks for that film.
Films based on a book are marked with an asterisk - *.

TASKS:

Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
1. Read a book where a character is a slave:
The Indigo Girl by Natasha Boyd - ***** - 6/23/2018 - 343 Pages

The Indigo Girl by Natasha Boyd

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist:
Scandal Wears Satin by Loretta Chase - ***** - 4/23/2018 - 372 Pages - Both

Scandal Wears Satin (The Dressmakers, #2) by Loretta Chase

Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
Tourist Season by Carl Hiaasen - *** - 1/24/2018 - 404 Pages
2. Read a book published in April
Terminal Lance: The White Donkey by Maximilian Uriarte - ***** - 4/16/2018 - 284 Pages - April 2016

Tourist Season by Carl Hiaasen Terminal Lance The White Donkey by Maximilian Uriarte

Dallas Buyers Club

2. Read a book set in Texas:
News of the World by Paulette Jiles - ***** - 6/8/2018 - 209 Pages

News of the World by Paulette Jiles

Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
Love Bites by Lynsay Sands - **** - 1/18/2018 - 373 Pages

3. Read a book with a one word title.
Passing by Nella Larsen - **** - 1/17/2018 - 160 Pages

Passing by Nella Larsen Love Bites (Argeneau #2) by Lynsay Sands

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
Big Rock by Lauren Blakely - ***** - 1/4/2018 - 247 Pages
2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
The Infernal Devices: Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare - **** - 4/15/2018 - 260 Pages
3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce:
I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons by Kevin Hart - ***** - 1/3/2018 - 400 Pages

I Can't Make This Up Life Lessons by Kevin Hart Big Rock (Big Rock, #1) by Lauren Blakely The Infernal Devices Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices Manga, #2) by Cassandra Clare

Nebraska
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
The Gatecrasher by Madeleine Wickham - *** - 1/8/2018 - 296 Pages

The Gatecrasher by Madeleine Wickham

Philomena*
2. Read a book set in Ireland:
Irish Girls Are Back in Town by Cecelia Ahern - ***** - 4/17/2018 - 384 Pages
3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.
Bingo Love by Tee Franklin - ***** - 4/18/2018 - 88 Pages

Irish Girls Are Back in Town by Cecelia Ahern Bingo Love by Tee Franklin

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
X by Ilyasah Shabazz - *** - 1/9/2018 - 348 Pages
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare - **** - 4/19/2018 - 534 Pages

X by Ilyasah Shabazz City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments, #5) by Cassandra Clare


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WOOHOO Suzanne!


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Gabi Eisenberg (gabieisenberg) | 161 comments COMPLETED!!
86th Academy Awards - Best Picture Challenge
June 2018 - November 2018
Completed: 20/27

Completed levels: Level 1

TASKS:
Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
1. Read a book where a character is a slave/
The Blue Fairy Book edited by Andrew Lang, 6/11/18
2. Read a book set in Louisianna.
3. Read a book from the Music genre.
The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artist.
Fairest by Gail Carson Levine, 6/25/18 (Ivi cons Aza)
2. Read a True Crime book.
3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.
Twisted Fairy Tales by Maura McHugh, 6/21/18 "The Tiger Chest"
Fairest by Gail Carson Levine Twisted Fairy Tales by Maura McHugh

Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert, 6/2/18
2. Read a book published in April.
The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco, 7/9/18
3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean or is in the Navy.
Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo, 6/13/18 (Nikolai Lantsov)
The Hazel Wood (The Hazel Wood, #1) by Melissa Albert The Bone Witch (The Bone Witch, #1) by Rin Chupeco Siege and Storm (Shadow and Bone, #2) by Leigh Bardugo

Dallas Buyers Club
1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.
Cinder by Marissa Meyer, 7/1/18 -- Peony
2. Read a book set in Texas.
Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart, 11.7.18
3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.
Kalahari by Jessica Khoury, 8.12.18
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart Kalahari (Corpus, #3) by Jessica Khoury

Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
Zodiac by Romina Russell, 6/20/18
2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.
Legend by Marie Lu, 7.24.18
3. Read a book with a one word title.
Legendary by Stephanie Garber, 6/4/18
Zodiac (Zodiac, #1) by Romina Russell Legend (Legend, #1) by Marie Lu Legendary (Caraval, #2) by Stephanie Garber

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers.
Deception Point by Dan Brown, 8.1.18: Xavia
2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
Children of Eden by Joey Graceffa, 9.4.18
3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.
The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan, 9.10.18
Deception Point by Dan Brown Children of Eden (Children of Eden, #1) by Joey Graceffa The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan

Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story.
Ophelia by Lisa Klein, 6/15/18
3. Read a book that is relationship driven.
Black Bird of the Gallows by Meg Kassel, 6/17/18
Ophelia by Lisa M. Klein Black Bird of the Gallows (Black Birds of the Gallows, #1) by Meg Kassel

Philomena*
1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.
2. Read a book set in Ireland.
3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.
Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore, 6/8/18
Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
Munmun by Jesse Andrews, 7/4/18
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions.
Spelled by Betsy Schow, 6/23/18
3. Read a book that is a Memoir.
Circe by Madeline Miller, 10.25.18
Munmun by Jesse Andrews Spelled (The Storymakers, #1) by Betsy Schow Circe by Madeline Miller


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WOOHOO Gabi!


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