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message 1: by Vicki (last edited Apr 04, 2019 03:34PM) (new)

Vicki (goodreadscomboobooper49) | 67 comments Current Challenges
2019 Calendar

January
Winner - Mystery & Thriller: The Outsider
Winner - Picture Book: I Am Enough
Additional Nominee Read - Fantasy: The Shape of Water
Additional Nominee Read - Best of the Best: Little Fires Everywhere 11/25/18

February
Winner - Historical Fiction: The Great Alone 3/06/19
Series Read: After You
Additional Nominee Read - Young Adult: Sadie 3/15/19
Additional Nominee Read - Memoir & Autobiography: Becoming 3/27/19

March
Winner - Fiction: Still Me
Series Read: Empire of Storms 12/07/18
Additional Nominee Read - Horror: Baby Teeth
Additional Nominee Read - Non Fiction: The Library Book

April
Winner - Romance: The Kiss Quotient 3/18/19
Winner - Science & Technology: The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World
Series Read: Tower of Dawn
Additional Nominee Read - Mystery & Thriller: The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle 12/01/18

May
Winner - YA Fantasy: Kingdom of Ash
Series Read: Vicious
Additional Nominee Read - Historical Fiction: TBC
Additional Nominee Read - Picture Book: TBC

June
Winner - Science Fiction: Vengeful
Winner - PASS
Series Read: PASS
Additional Nominee Read - Fiction: TBC

July
Winner - Middle Grade: PASS
Winner - Food & Cookbooks: Cravings: Hungry for More
Series Read: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Additional Nominee Read - History & Biography: TBC

August
Winner - Young Adult: Leah on the Offbeat
Winner - Non Fiction: I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer
Additional Nominee Read - Science Fiction: TBC
Additional Nominee Read - Debut Author: TBC

September
Winner - Fantasy: PASS
Winner - Poetry: The Witch Doesn't Burn in This One
Additional Nominee Read - Middle Grade: PASS
Additional Nominee Read - Science & Technology: TBC

October
Winner - Horror: Elevation
Winner - Humour: The Last Black Unicorn
Additiona Nominee Read - YA Fantasy: TBC
Additional Nominee Read - Graphic Novel & Comics: TBC

November
Winner - Debut Author: Children of Blood and Bone
Winner - Memoir & Autobiography: Educated
Additional Nominee Read - Romance: TBC
Additional Nominee Read - Food & Cookbooks: TBC

December
Winner - The Best of the Best: The Hate U Give
Winner - History & Biography: The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers
Additional Nominee Read - Poetry: TBC
Additional Nominee Read - Humour: TBC


message 2: by Vicki (last edited Dec 09, 2018 09:38PM) (new)

Vicki (goodreadscomboobooper49) | 67 comments Goodreads Choice Award Winners 2017
2018 Calendar

January Fiction: Little Fires Everywhere Little Fires Everywhere 11/25/18
Series Read: The Sword of Summer 1/18/18
Additional Nominee Read Fantasy - The Bear and the Nightingale 11/09/18

February
Winner - Debut Author & Young Adult: The Hate U Give 9/30/18
Series Read - PASS
Additional Nominee Read - Science Fiction: (TBC after group voting)

March
Winner - Middle Grade: Pass
Series Read - Wonder 8/28/18
Additional Nominee Read - Horror: (TBC after group voting)

April
Winner - Mystery & Thriller: Into the Water 3/27/18
Winner - Picture Book: We're All Wonders
Additional Nominee Read - Fiction: (TBC after group voting)

May
Winner - YA Fantasy: A Court of Wings and Ruin
Winner - Poetry: The Sun and Her Flowers
Additional Nominee Read - Debut Author: (TBC after group voting)
Additional Nominee Read - Science & Technology: (TBC after group voting)

June
Winner - Science Fiction: Artemis
Winner - History & Biography: The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
Additional Nominee Read - Young Adult: (TBC after group voting)
Additional Nominee Read - Food & Cookbooks: (TBC after group voting)

July
Winner - Memoir & Autobiography: What Happened
Winner - Graphic Novels & Comics: Big Mushy Happy Lump
Additional Nominee Read - Middle Grade: (TBC after group voting)
Additional Nominee Read - Picture Books: (TBC after group voting)

August
Winner - Romance: Without Merit 1/02/18
Winner - Non Fiction: How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life
Additional Nominee Read - Humour: (TBC after group voting)
Additional Nominee Read - Poetry: (TBC after group voting)

September
Winner - Historical Fiction: Before We Were Yours
Winner - Science & Technology: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Additional Nominee Read - YA Fantasy: (TBC after group voting)
Additional Nominee Read - History & Biography: (TBC after group voting)

October
Winner - Horror: Sleeping Beauties
Winner - Food & Cookbooks: The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Come and Get It! Simple, Scrumptious Recipes for Crazy Busy Lives
Additional Nominee Read - Mystery & Thriller: (TBC after group voting)
Additional Nominee Read - Memoir & Autobiography: (TBC after group voting)

November
Winner - Humour: Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between
Additional Nominee Read - Romance: (TBC after group voting)
Additional Nominee Read - Graphic Novels & Comics: (TBC after group voting)

December
Winner - Fantasy: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay
Additional Nominee Read - Historical Fiction: (TBC after group voting)
Additional Nominee Read - Non Fiction: (TBC after group voting)


message 3: by Vicki (last edited Jan 04, 2019 08:29AM) (new)

Vicki (goodreadscomboobooper49) | 67 comments 2018 Popsugar Challenge (January 1 - December 31)
Start Date: 1/01/2018
Completed: TBD

20/40

List:

1. A book made into a movie you’ve already seen: The Hate U Give 9/30/18 (5 stars)
2. True crime
3. The next book in a series you started: Silas 2/05 (2 stars)
4. A book involving a heist:
5. Nordic noir
6. A novel based on a real person: Saint Therese of Lisieux: A Model for Our Times 1/08 (3 stars)
7. A book set in a country that fascinates you: Jellicoe Road 1/02 (5 stars)
8. A book with a time of day in the title:
9. A book about a villain or anti-hero: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer 1/10 (4 stars)
10. A book about death or grief:
11. A book with a female author who uses a male pseudonym:
12. A book with an LGBTQ+ protagonist: Honestly Ben 11/18/18 (5 stars)
13. A book that is also a stage play or musical:
14. A book by an author of a different ethnicity than you: Art & Soul 1/06 (5 stars)
15. A book about feminism: The Princess Saves Herself in this One 1/01 (4 stars)
16. A book about mental health: Turtles All the Way Down 2/02 (4 stars)
17. A book you borrowed or that was given to you as a gift: Bone Gap 1/03 (4 stars)
18. A book by two authors:
19. A book about or involving a sport: Pink Pucks & Power Plays 1/09 (3 stars)
20. A book by a local author: Darktown
21. A book with your favorite color in the title: The Help 1/18 (5 stars)
22. A book with alliteration in the title: Cappuccinos, Cupcakes, and a Corpse 1/18 (3 stars)
23. A book about time travel: Kindred 12/31/18 (5 stars)
24. A book with a weather element in the title
25. A book set at sea: In the Middle of the Third Planet's Most Wonderful of Oceans: The Life and Times of a Hawaiian Tiki Bar 1/07 (4 stars)
26. A book with an animal in the title: Huck: The Remarkable True Story of How One Lost Puppy Taught a Family - and a Whole Town - About Hope and Happy Endings 1/08 (3 stars)
27. A book set on a different planet:
28. A book with song lyrics in the title:
29. A book about or set on Halloween
30. A book with characters who are twins: Elias 2/04 (2 stars)
31. A book mentioned in another book
32. A book from a celebrity book club:
33. A childhood classic you’ve never read:
34. A book that’s published in 2018:
35. A past Goodreads Choice Awards winner:
36. A book set in the decade you were born: The Killer Inside Me 1/05 (5 stars)
37. A book you meant to read in 2017 but didn’t get to: Dance on His Grave 1/05 (4 stars)
38. A book with an ugly cover: The Widow 2/04 (3 stars)
39. A book that involves a book store or library:
40. Your favorite prompt from the 2015, 2016, or 2017

Potential Books
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Books Read

The Princess Saves Herself in This One (Women Are Some Kind of Magic, #1) by Amanda Lovelace Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta Bone Gap by Laura Ruby Dance on His Grave by Sylvia Dickey Smith The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson Art & Soul by Brittainy C. Cherry In the Middle of the Third Planet's Most Wonderful of Oceans The Life and Times of a Hawaiian Tiki Bar by Everett Peacock Pink Pucks & Power Plays (To Love a Wildcat, #1) by V.L. Locey Perfume The Story of a Murderer (Vintage International) by Patrick Süskind Huck The Remarkable True Story of How One Lost Puppy Taught a Family - and a Whole Town - About Hope and Happy Endings by Janet Elder Saint Therese of Lisieux A Model for Our Times by Wyatt North Elias (West Bend Saints, #1) by Sabrina Paige Turtles All the Way Down by John Green The Widow by Anne Stuart Silas (West Bend Saints, #2) by Sabrina Paige The Help by Kathryn Stockett Cappuccinos, Cupcakes, and a Corpse (Cape Bay Cafe Mystery, #1) by Harper Lin Honestly Ben (Openly Straight, #2) by Bill Konigsberg The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Kindred by Octavia E. Butler


message 4: by Vicki (last edited Jan 10, 2018 11:42PM) (new)

Vicki (goodreadscomboobooper49) | 67 comments New Author Challenge 2018 (January 1 - December 31)

Completed: 11/25


1. The Princess Saves Herself in this One (Women are Some Kind of Magic, #1) by Amanda Lovelace by Amanda Lovelace
2. Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta by Melina Marchetta
3. Bone Gap by Laura Ruby by Laura Ruby
4. Close Call (Doris & Jemma Vadgeventures #1) by Eloise March by Eloise March
5. The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson by Jim Thompson
6. Dance on His Grave by Sylvia Dickey Smith by Sylvia Dickey Smith
7. In the Middle of the Third Planet's Most Wonderful of Oceans The Life and Times of a Hawaiian Tiki Bar by Everett Peacock by Everett Peacock
8. Pink Pucks & Power Plays (To Love a Wildcat, #1) by V.L. Locey by V.L. Locey
9. Saint Therese of Lisieux A Model for Our Times by Wyatt North by Wyatt North
10. Huck The Remarkable True Story of How One Lost Puppy Taught a Family - and a Whole Town - About Hope and Happy Endings by Janet Elder by Janet Elder
11. Perfume The Story of a Murderer (Vintage International) by Patrick Süskind by Patrick Süskind

Books Read


message 5: by Vicki (last edited Jan 08, 2018 12:14AM) (new)

Vicki (goodreadscomboobooper49) | 67 comments Colorful Covers 2018 (January 1 - December 31)

Level:
Completed: 6/12


Blue Cover
UnBound by Neal Shusterman 1/01 (5 stars)
In the Middle of the Third Planet's Most Wonderful of Oceans The Life and Times of a Hawaiian Tiki Bar by Everett Peacock 1/07 (4 stars)

Green Cover


Red Cover

Black Cover
The Princess Saves Herself in this One (Women are Some Kind of Magic, #1) by Amanda Lovelace 1/01 (4 stars)

White Cover

Yellow Cover

Pink Cover
Close Call (Doris & Jemma Vadgeventures #1) by Eloise March 1/01 (3 stars)

Purple Cover

Orange Cover
Dance on His Grave by Sylvia Dickey Smith 1/05 (4 stars)

Gray Cover

Brown Cover
Bone Gap by Laura Ruby 1/03 (4 stars)

Colorful Cover


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