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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments Yearly Challenge - Ready, Set, Cover!
Easy level for me! 1-2 Books a Month
Duration: January 1-December 31st, 2018

Cover Items
January: Bathtub or Blue Edgedancer
Edgedancer (The Stormlight Archive, #2.5) by Brandon Sanderson
February: Heart or Red
Alternate cover: 1 person Akarnae
Akarnae (The Medoran Chronicles, #1) by Lynette Noni
March: Apple or Green
Alternate cover: No people Beneath the Sugar Sky
Beneath the Sugar Sky (Wayward Children, #3) by Seanan McGuire
April: Guitar or Yellow
Alternate cover: Two or more people Wicked in His Arms
Wicked in His Arms (Wedded by Scandal, #2) by Stacy Reid
May: Bicycle or Motorcycle or Silver/Grey Obsidio
Obsidio (The Illuminae Files, #3) by Amie Kaufman
June: Wedding Gown with Bouquet or White
Alternate Cover: Stars The Passage
The Passage (The Passage, #1) by Justin Cronin
July: Telephone or Cell Phone or Black I'm Thinking of Ending Things
I'm Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid
August: Sand or Gold
Alternate cover: Eye glasses Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5) by J.K. Rowling
September: Hat or Purple
October: Something Spooky or Orange The Doll's House
The Doll's House (The Sandman #2) by Neil Gaiman
November: Pen or Brown
December: Flashlight or Black


Alternate Cover Items
Weapon
No People
One Person
Two or More People
Moon
Sun
Tree
Stars
Gifts
Ring
Ocean
Picnic Basket
Eye Glasses
Computer
Train
Food/Drink


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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments Yearly Challenge - Smart is Sexy
Easy level for me: 1 book a month
Duration: January 1-December 31, 2018

Monthly Topics

January
- Religion, Philosophy & Spirituality Mere Christianity
- Books About A Specific Year/Decade

February
- Sports & Games
- Famous Couples & Love Stories Nicholas and Alexandra

March
- Nature & Environment
- International Women's Day The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

April
- April Fool's Day: Humour
- Self-Help The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts

May
- Science & Discovery Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
- Art & Music

June
- Law & True Crime In Cold Blood
- History

July
- Travel & Tourism
- Social Issues The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

August
- Psychology Awakenings
- Biography & Memoir

September
- Gender & Sexuality
- Economy & Business Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future

October
- Politics The Federalist Papers
- Education & Academic

November (opting out because I think the Federalist Papers are going to take me a while to read)
- Food & Drink
- International Men's Day

December
- Folklore & Mythology The Epic of Gilgamesh
- Culture


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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments Yearly Challenge - 2018 New Year's Resolutions
Read 18 books to complete this challenge.
Duration: Jan. 1, 2018 - Dec. 31, 2018
No page limits. Re-reads are okay.

1. Start a Meditation Practice - read a book that will make you think
2. Learn Something New Each Day - read a book by an author that is new to you Every Heart a Doorway
3. Pick Up a Hobby - read a book where the mc does a hobby
4. Play More - read a book where the mc plays a game
5. Eat Fewer Calories - read a book that has between 150 - 200 pages Down Among the Sticks and Bones
6. Write a Business Plan - read a book where the mc owns their own business
7. Move More - listen to an audio book
8. Read More Books - read any book you want My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1
9. Be More Grateful - read a book that you think will make you happy Accidentally Compromising the Duke
10. Stop Procrastinating - read a book from on your TBR list Akarnae
11. Set Aside One-Hour-A-Day to Achieve Your Dreams - read a book where it is nighttime on the cover The Diviners
12. Spend More Time in Nature - read a book with 'nature' on the cover The Island of Dr. Moreau
13. Start Doing Planks Every Day - read a book where the mc exercises Ask Me How I Got Here
14. Enjoy the Little Things - read a book just for fun The Duke's Shotgun Wedding
15. Become More Confident - read a book that you think might be challenging
16. Be More Conscientious - read a book that qualifies for more than one challenge Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
17. Increase Your Charisma - read a book with a charming mc
18. Increase Your IQ - read a non-fiction book Mary's Monster: Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein
19. Increase Your Emotional Intelligence - read a book that will make you laugh or cry Crown of Midnight
20. Learn a New Skill - read a book where the mc tries something new Bird Box
21. Bring More Peace Into Your Life - read a book where a conflict is resolved Treasure Island
22. Be Kinder to Yourself - read a book by one of your favorite authors Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
23. Create a Positive Attitude - read a book with a smiling person on the cover
24. Strengthen Your Personal Relationship - read a book where the mc meets someone new Edgedancer
25. Tame Your Monkey Mind - read a book where the mc struggles with a fear or anxiety Lirael
26. Keep a Journal - read an epistolary book * Obsidio
27. Get Your Documents In Order - read a book where the mc almost dies Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
28. Travel - read a book where the mc travels to a different country Wicked in His Arms
29. Volunteer - ask a friend to suggest a book to you and read it
30. Start a Blog - read a book where the mc uses a computer

* popular epistolary novels
* monkey mind wikipedia page
* This unusual list of resolutions was taken from Daring To Live Fully.


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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments Yearly Challenge - Doctor, Doctor
Duration: Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2018
No page limits. Re-reads are okay.
3-4 books/section

Classic
Adam's Apple - read the first book in a series Every Heart a Doorway
Broken Heart - read a romance book
Wrenched Ankle - read a book where a vehicle gets repaired
Butterflies in Stomach - read a thriller
Spare Ribs - read a book with two or more brothers in the story Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Water on the Knee - read a book with water on the cover Ask Me How I Got Here
Funny Bone - read a humorous book
Charley Horse - read a book with a cowboy or cowgirl in it
Writer's Cramp - read a printed book (not an ebook) Edgedancer
The Ankle Bone Connected to the Knee Bone - read a book where the mc lies Crown of Midnight
Wish Bone - read a book from your TBR list
Bread Basket - read a book where the mc bakes

Shrek
Brain Freeze - read a book set during the wintertime I'm Thinking of Ending Things
Ear Wax - read a book where the mc uses a candle
Pain in the Butt - read a book with an annoying character in it The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb
Heartburn - read a book with fire on the cover Firestarter
Onion Breath - read a book that someone else thought was stinky
Frog in the Throat - read a book where the neck is the focus of the cover
Chest Cold - read a book where the chest is the focus of the cover
Pixie Bites - read a fairy tale
Slugs and Grubs - read a book where the mc gardens
Green Thumb - read a book with a mostly green cover
Mud Flaps - read a book with a truck on the cover
Humongous Fungus - read a book that is 400+ pages Lirael
Toe Jam - read a book where the mc goes barefoot

Homer Simpson
Pea Brain - read a book where the mc does something foolish Bird Box
Hmm, Short Ribs - read a western book
Ear Wig - listen to an audio book
Rubber Neck - read a book with a car accident in it
Pot Belly - read a book where the mc builds a fire Wicked in His Arms
Trick Knee - read a book with a tricky character in it
Chip on Shoulder - read a book where the mc holds a grudge The Duke's Shotgun Wedding
Bowler's Thumb - read a book where the mc plays a sport Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Elbow Macaroni - read a book with a Italian character in it
Heart of Gold - read a book where the mc is generous
Twisted Ankle - read a book where the mc has to run Akarnae
Hammer Toe - read a book where the mc does home repairs

Spider Man
Web Head - read a book where the mc uses the internet
Crook in the Neck - read a book with a criminal in it Obsidio
Mary Jane Jitters - read a book with a female name in the title The Irresistible Miss Peppiwell
A-rack-nid-Ribs - read the 8th book in a series
Broken Web Shooter - read a book where a gun is used The Island of Dr. Moreau
Spider Cents - read a book with a poor mc My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1
Costume Wedgie - read a book set in October
Web-Crawler's Knee - read a book with a toddler in it
Radioactive Spider Bite - read a post apocalyptic book The Passage
Symbiotic Ooze - read a book from a duo logy
Webbed Feet - read a book where the mc goes swimming Beneath the Sugar Sky

Nightmare Before Christmas
Flu Bug - read a book where the mc gets sick
Snake Bite - read a book where the mc gets bitten by something
Spider Veins - read a book with a vampire in it Down Among the Sticks and Bones
Snake Eyes - read a book with a '1' on the cover
Crawling Flesh - read a creepy book The Diviners
Split-A-Seam - read a funny book
Club Foot - read a book where the mc parties at night
Lock Jaw - read a book with a lock or key on the cover
Fingers Crossed - read a book that you hope will be good Accidentally Compromising the Duke
Scorpion Sting - read a book whose title starts with 'S' Swept Away
Dizzy Spell - read a book with a 'Z' on the cover
Bats Got Your Tongue - read a book where the mc has to stay quiet Treasure Island


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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments January Challenge
BOOK it to the finish line!
Duration : January 1 - 31, 2018
Books must be at least 200 pages.
Re-reads and audio books are okay.
mc = main character

Below are the 5 buildings in the race.
You must climb (or read) a book from at least 3 of them.

Gera’s Imperium II No. 200, Gera Plaza, Boat Club Road
read the second book in a trilogy or series
read a book where the mc goes on a boat
read a book where the mc belongs to a club
read a book with 200 + pages

Gera’s Imperium I (sits on 4 acres)
read the first book in a trilogy or series
read a book with 400+ pages
read a book with a mostly black and white cover
read a book where the mc owns a business

Kamat Plaza (famous hotel)
read a book with a 'Z' on the cover
read a book where the mc sleeps at a hotel/motel
read a book by a deceased author
read a book that has received 5 stars

Star Bhavan (Bank of India)
read a book that you purchased
read a book with stars on the cover
read a book where the mc is rich
read a book where the mc needs money

Dempo Trade Centre (has 7 floors)
read a paperback book
read a book with a lot of white on the cover
read a book published in 1997, 2007 or 2017
read a book with 7 or more words in the title


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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments January Challenge
Hooray for Technology: e-Reader Challenge
Duration: January 1 - 31, 2018
No page limit.
Level 1: Read 1-4 books

1. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
2. At Bertram's Hotel
3. Down Among the Sticks and Bones
4. Swept Away
5. Hunted
6. Akarnae
7. The Hero of Ages


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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments January Challenge
I love Audiobooks
Duration: January 1 - 31, 2018
Easy Level: 2-3 Audiobooks

Books to listen to:
1. Strange the Dreamer
2. Sleeping Giants


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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments March Challenge
Hooray for Technology! E-reader Challenge
Duration: March 1-31, 2018
Medium Level: 5-8 e-books

1. Ask Me How I Got Here
2. Milk and Honey
3. Accidentally Compromising the Duke
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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments March Challenge
March TCF Monthly Challenge
Duration: March 1-31, 2018
Minimum 50 pages; Include date read

Spell-It-Out
M - Milk and Honey 3/1
A - Ask Me How I Got Here 3/1
D -
N -
E -
S -
S -

♘Foreman Trea's Letter of the Month: Q: Read as many books as you can that have a title that starts with the letter of the month or the author's first or last name starts with the letter of the month. Since the letter Q is difficult to find, as long as it appears in ANY one of the listed methods, at ANY point, you can count it for that letter!! In addition, a Q appearing anywhere in the series name will also count!
♘Read a book published in the month of March in any year.
♘Read a book with a jonquil or a daffodil on the cover
♘Creature Feature: Leprechaun: Read a book that features Leprechauns

What’s So Great About March?
Irish Americian/Irish American Heritage Month: Read a book where a character is Irish American or travels to Ireland from America
Music in our Schools Month: Read a book with a character that is a music teacher or a musician
Red Cross Month: Read a book with a character that is a doctor or nurse, or where the Red Cross is utilized (donating to them works too)
Social Workers Month: Read a book where a character is a social worker of some type
March was named for the Roman God Mars: Read a book set in Italy, a book featuring the God Mars (Greek Counterpart of Ares also counts), a book based on Roman Mythology, or the book Wielding a Red Sword

Wacky Holidays in March
March 3rd: I Want You to Be Happy Day: Read or Re-Read a book that makes you happy Accidentally Compromising the Duke 3/31
March 4th: Hug a GI Day: Read a Military Romance
March 8: Be Nasty Day: Read a book with a character that acts nasty to another
March 11: Johnny Appleseed Day: Read a book with an Apple or Apple Tree on the cover or a book about Johnny Appleseed
March 11: Worship of Tools Day: Read a book with a handyman character: carpenter, plumber, contractor, handyman, etc
March 14: National Pi Day: Read a book with a pie on the cover, where someone bakes a pie, or where a character is a mathematician (accountant will also count)
March 18: National Quilting Day: Read a book that has a quilt on the cover, or where a character works on creating a quilt
March 20: Extraterrestrial Abductions Day: Read a book listed as Sci-Fi, or where an alien abducts someone from their home planet (Voluntary joining of a crew does not count!)
March 23: National Puppy Day: Read a book where a character gets a puppy or an adult dog
March 29: National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day: Read a book with a character that runs their own business

History Facts for March
March 1st: The 20-month-old son of aviation pioneer Charles A. Lindbergh was kidnapped from his home in Hopewell, New Jersey.: Read a book set in New Jersey, or where a character gets kidnapped
March 2nd: Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scores 100 points in a basketball game in 1962: Read a book were a character plays basketball
March 6: Silly putty is invented in 1950: Read a book where a character invents something or is set in the 1950s Lirael 3/17
March 8: Baseball great Joe DiMaggio dies in 1999.: Read a book set or published in 1999 or where a character plays baseball
March 10: The U.S. government issues paper money for the first time in 1862.: Read a book with money on the cover or where a character has to work with money or any of the government branches regulating it
March 14: The first female dentist, Lucy Hobbs (1833-1910) was born in New York state. She received her degree in 1866 from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery and was a women's rights advocate.: Read a book set in New York or Ohio, a book where a character is a dentist, or a book where a character is working on getting a degree
March 19: Wyatt Earp (1848-1929) was born in Monmouth, Illinois. He became a legendary figure in the Wild West as a lawman and gunfighter, best known for the shootout at the O.K. Corral in 1881, in which the Earp brothers (Wyatt, Virgil and Morgan) fought and defeated the Ike Clanton gang.: Read a book set in Illinois or the Wild West, a book set in the 1880s, or where someone is a law officer
March 24: One of the largest oil spills in U.S. history occurred as the oil tanker Exxon Valdez ran aground in Prince William Sound off Alaska, resulting in 11 million gallons of oil leaking into the natural habitat over a stretch of 45 miles.: Read a book set in Alaska, where a character works to clean up a disaster, or where a character works on an oil rig or tanker
March 28: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant accident occurred in which uranium in the reactor core overheated due to the failure of a cooling valve. A pressure relief valve then stuck causing the water level to plummet, threatening a catastrophic nuclear meltdown. The accident resulted in the release of radioactive steam into the atmosphere, and created a storm of controversy over the necessity and safety of nuclear power plants.: Read a book set in Pennsylvania or with a character that works in a power plant
March 29: Coca Cola is invented in 1886.: Read a book where a character drinks or serves Coca Cola.


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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments 6 Month Challenge
The Maze of Death
Duration: 6 Months from start (April 8 - October 8)
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.



How to play:
Each square has a number. You must read a book where that method of death is featured.

Enter the maze at the center on the bottom of the rectangle. (The first square you'll read will be 4.) Your next move will be to go left, up, or right. Continue through the maze until you exit at the top at one of the three openings. You cannot move diagonally or go through walls.

1 - gun
2 - poison
3 - fire
4 - stabbing
5 - explosives
6 - vehicular
7 - animal/insect/snake
8 - blunt force (beating)
9 - asphyxiation/suffocation/drowning

1
My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1
The Redbreast
3 and 4
The Diviners


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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments April Challenge
I'll Drink to That! - Milk
Duration : April 1 - 30, 2018
No page limit. Re-reads and audio books are okay.
Drinking: 3/4 of a jug (4-5 books)
Books read: 8

Here’s the nutrients that milk contains:
Protein (almost everyone agrees that protein is important): read any 200+ page book Treasure Island
Vitamin A: read the first book in a series My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1
Vitamin B12: read a book where the mc is older than 12 The Irresistible Miss Peppiwell
Vitamin B6: read a book with a child younger than 6 in it
Riboflavin (also known as vitamin B2): read a book that has been published with more than one title
Niacin (used to treat high blood cholesterol): read a book where the mc bleeds
Thiamine (necessary for normal growth): read a book where the mc ages during the story Mary's Monster: Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein
Pantothenic acid (from the Greek word pantothen, meaning “from everywhere”): read a bestseller
Folate (aids in red blood cell formation): read a book with a lot of red on the cover The Duke's Shotgun Wedding
Vitamin D: read a book where the author's name starts with a 'D'
Calcium (the body stores more than 99 percent of its calcium in bones and teeth): read a book that has been published since 1999
Magnesium (helps keep blood pressure normal): read a book that is thrilling, exciting, or scary The Diviners
Phosphorus (the second most plentiful mineral in your body): read the 2nd book in a series or trilogy Wicked in His Arms
Potassium (balances sodium levels): read a book where the mc comes into contact with salt water The Island of Dr. Moreau
Zinc: read a book with a 'Z' anywhere on the cover
Selenium (may help protect cells from damage): read a book where the mc is physically injured


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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments April Challenge
April TCF Monthly Challenge
Duration: April 1-31
Minimum 50 pages
Re-reads allowed.

D - The Duke's Shotgun Wedding 4/2
A -
I - The Irresistible Miss Peppiwell 4/9
S -
Y -

What’s So Great About April? Themes
National Humor Month: Read a book you think is funny
Lawn and Garden Month: Read a book where someone likes gardening or landscaping, or that has a picture of a beautiful garden or well-manicured lawn on the cover
International Guitar Month: Read a book that has a guitar on the cover
Library Week: Read a book you checked out from the library My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1
Read a Road Map Week: Read a book with a character that has to read a road map while on a road trip
National Karaoke Week: Read a book where a character participates or attends a Karaoke event
April 3rd: World Party Day: Read a book where someone attends or hosts a party Wicked in His Arms
April 14: Look Up at the Sky Day: Read a book with the sky pictured on the cover
April 16: National Stress Awareness Day: Read a book that really stresses you out, a book where the characters are very stressed, a book you find relaxing, or a book where the characters have to relax to relieve tension or stress Treasure Island
April 28: Kiss Your Mate Day/Great Poetry Reading Day: Read a book with characters kissing on the cover, a book where a character reads poetry to another in the story, or a book of poetry Mary's Monster: Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein


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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments April Challenge
Hooray for Technology! E-reader Challenge
Duration: April 1-31
No minimum page count.
Level: Medium (5-8 books)

1. Wicked in His Arms
2. The Duke's Shotgun Wedding
3. The Irresistible Miss Peppiwell
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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments May Challenge
I'll Drink to That! - Wine
Duration: May 1-31
Level: 3/4 of a glass (4-5 books)

Types of wine glasses:
red wine glass (fuller and rounder with a larger opening) - read a book with a large mc
bordeaux glass (taller than traditional red wine glasses) - read a book with a tall character
burgundy glass (the bowl is larger) - read a 400+ page book Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
white wine glass (more U shaped and upright) - read a book that is written in the first person
champagne flute (narrower than most wine glasses) - read a book about a person who is similar to you in some way
rose wine type glass I (a short bowl and a slight taper) - read a book with a young child in it Bird Box
rose wine type glass II (a slightly flared lip) - read a book where you learn something new
dessert wine glass (should be smaller) - read a book with less than 150 pages Attack of the Jack-O'-Lanterns
pinot noir glass (balloon shaped) - read a book where the mc goes to a party
chardonnay glass (has a wide mouth) - read a book where the mc gets kissed Children of Blood and Bone
sherry glass (a narrow taper) - read a book that is towards the end of a series
stemless wine glass (limited risk of breakage) - read a book from your favorite genre
cordial glass (shot glass on a stem) - read a book where someone gets shot
all purpose wine glass (a lower cost and increased efficiency) - read a general fiction book


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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments May Challenge
Hooray for Technology! E-Reader Challenge
Duration: May 1-31

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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments May Challenge
BOOK it to the finish line!
Duration: May 1-31

To complete the Tour, you must read a book for each of the five boroughs. Three of the books must be 200+ pages. The other two books can be any length; even a child's picture book will count.

Duration: May 1 - 31, 2018
Rereads are okay.
mc = main character

For Manhattan, read a book:
by a male author
set in a large city
where the mc goes to a park
that is about money in some way
the title starts with a 'M'

For the Bronx, read a book:
with a 'X' anywhere on the cover
set north of where you live
with a zoo animal in the story
where the mc goes to a sporting event Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
where the mc lives in an apartment

For Queens, read a book:
that is 400+ pages
where a mc is royalty
where the mc flies in an airplane
where the mc is a hero in some way * Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
where the mc is ethnically different than you

For Brooklyn, read a book:
set in Europe *
with singing in the story *
where the mc visits the beach
set before automobiles were invented *
where someone eats a hot dog/frankfurter/wiener

For Staten Island, read a book:
set on an island
with less than 100 ratings *
with water on the cover
where the mc moves to a new country *
where the mc goes on a boat, ferry or ship Bird Box


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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments May Challenge
Cities of the World - Fictional
Duration: May 1-31
No page limit.
Books read: 4

Mayberrians
Ernest T. Bass (a troublemaker fond of throwing rocks through windows) - read a book with a window on the cover
Emma Brand (serial jaywalker and hypochondriac) - read a book where the mc breaks the law in some way
Otis Campbell (town drunk and a descendant of a Revolutionary War hero) - read a book where a character drinks too much alcohol
Helen Crump (Opie's teacher and Andy's girlfriend) - read a romance *
Barney Fife (Andy's lifelong friend) - read a book where friendship plays an important part
Floyd Lawson (barber at Floyd's Barber Shop) - read a book where the mc has long hair
Gomer Pyle (service station attendant at Wally's Garage for three seasons, left Mayberry to join the Marine Corps) - read a book where the mc changes jobs
Sarah (the often spoken to, but never seen, telephone operator) - read a book with no person on the cover
Andy Taylor (sheriff and widowed father) - read a book where the mc is a single parent
Beatrice Taylor (Andy's aunt, known as Aunt Bee) - read a book where the mc has a nickname Children of Blood and Bone
Clara Edwards (Aunt Bee's best friend) - read a book where the mc has a sidekick
Opie Taylor (Andy's son) - read a book where the mc is younger than 13 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Ben Weaver (the flint-hearted store owner and landlord) - read a book where you have little sympathy for a main character
Henry Bennett (accused of being a jinx) - read a book where the mc has a series of troubles Bird Box
Sandy (a square dance caller) - read a book where there is dancing
Thelma Lou (Barney's sweetheart) - read a book that was made into a movie * Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Art Crowley (the grocer) - read a book with lots of nature on the cover
Emmett Clark (fix-it shop owner) - read a book where the mc makes a serious mistake
The Darlings (a family who plays bluegrass music) - read a book set in or near Kentucky (the Bluegrass State)
Harold Grigsby (owns the saw mill) - read a book with trees on the cover

* bonus points if the romance involves a teacher :)


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Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments June Challenge
I'll Drink to That! - Tea
Duration: June 1 - 30th
No page limit. Re-reads and audio books are okay.
Level: A full cup (6+ books)
Books read: 1/6

Types of herbal teas:
Anise tea (reduces flatulence and stomach gas) - read a book where the mc travels in a car
Artichoke tea (lowers cholesterol*) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
Caraway seed tea (a remedy for coughing and colic) - read a book with an infant in the story
Chamomile tea (contains antioxidants) - read a book where the mc gets damaged in some way
Dandelion tea (has a bitter flavor) - read a book you need to 'weed' from your TBR list
Echinacea tea (boost your immune system) - read a book with a name that is difficult to pronounce
Ginger tea (reduce the chances of catching a colds) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
Ginseng tea (boost your overall health) - read a bestseller
Goji tea (can be served hot or cold water) - read a book that spans at least a year The Passage
Green rooibos tea (treats headaches) - read a book with only a head on the cover
Hawthorn tea (helps prevent heart disease) - read a classic *
Hibiscus tea (aids in weight loss) - read a book under 150 pages
Kava tea (used as a stress reducer) - read a humorous book
Lavender tea (helps decrease moderate pain) - read a book with a lot of purple on the cover
Lemongrass tea (helps to digest food) - read a book with grass on the cover
Nettle tea (for allergy relief) - read a book that someone else DNF
Peppermint tea's (for the digestive system) - read a sub-genre of your favorite genre see the graphic below
Roasted barley tea (can help treat skin conditions) - read a YA book
Rose hip tea (beneficial for adrenal function) - read a book with flowers on the cover
St. John’s Wort tea (used to treat anxiety) - read any book you want :)

* Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that's found in all the cells in your body.
* for Nathaniel Hawthorne (get it?)
* Peppermint is a hybrid mint, a cross between watermint and spearmint.


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