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message 1: by Melissa (new)

Melissa | 1202 comments Mod
I am putting all the seasons in this one post, some of you like to do them during the actual season and others through the whole year.

To complete the challenge you can spell out the season using titles and authors names or read books in the options suggested, OR BOTH.


Winter (Dec 21- March 19):
W.
I.
N.
T.
E.
R.

1. Read a book set during the winter months:
2. Read a book with Winter in the title:
3: Read a book having to do with winter sports/olympics (character participating or occurring during):
4. Mythology of Winter: read a book involving Persephone/Demeter/Hades or a book about kidnapping/abduction, being forced to marry, depression, characters only being together for short time:
5. Hibernation/Migration: read a book where characters are "snow birds', drifters, migrant peopel (gypsies, nomads), hermits, snowed in or stranded due to weather.:
6. Read a book having to do with a holiday that takes place in the winter months:
7. Read a book with these on the cover: Snow, Fireplace, Skiing, Cozy Blanket, Hearts, Four Leaf Clover

SPRING (Mar 20- May 19)
S.
P.
R.
I.
N.
G.

1. Read a book set during the Spring Month:
2. Read a book with Spring in the title:
3. Spring Cleaning: read a book where characters are starting something new or changing something in the life, restoring something (house, furniture, faith, family name):
4. Read a book that had to do with a holiday that takes place in the spring months:
5. Romance, first love, meeting someone new,
6. Fertility
7. Mythology: (Demeter/Persephone} read a book about someone being rescued, coming home, spring fairies or other spring mythology:
8. Spring break: characters going somewhere for spring break, skiing, partying
9. Read a book with this on cover: blooming flowers, baby animals, baskets, pregnant woman, rain, lightning, picnic, bunnies, jester, bar or club, alcohol, hammer, construction, paint


SUMMER (June 20-Sept 21)
S.
U.
M.
M.
E.
R.

1. Read a book set in the summer months:
2. Read a book with Summer in the title:
3: Read a book having to do with a holiday that takes place in the summer months:
4: Romance: summer/vacation romance
5. Kids summer activities: camping, adventure, fishing, swimming
6. Read a book about any countries Independence
7. Read a book with these on the cover: beach ball, tent, baseball, lake, boat, fireworks, fishing pole, swim suit, soldier, flip flops, green grass, beach.

AUTUMN/FALL (Sept 22- Dec 20)
A.
U.
T.
U.
M.
N.

or

F.
A.
L.
L.

1. Read a book set in the Autumn months
2. Read a book with Autumn or Fall in the title
3. Read a book having to do with a holiday that takes place in the autum months:
4. Back to School: read a book about going back to school, leaving home for college, the character is a teacher or principal:
5. Spooky tale: read a spooky book, a book about withes or witch trials, All Hollows Eve
6. Read a book about Labor Unions, fighting for workers rights (past or present)
7. Read a book involving families or friends getting together, characters celebrating somthing
8. Read a book where the characters are middle age or about a middle aged couple
9. Read a book with these on the cover: Changing leaves, costumes, desk, pumpkins, school book, witch, mask, family eating dinner, someone working, bonfire, school bus, apple


message 2: by Lea Ann (last edited Mar 13, 2018 05:18PM) (new)

Lea Ann (buntingla) | 621 comments My tracking list:

Winter (Dec 21- March 19):
W. The War I Finally Won
I.
N. Nimona
T. The Trial
E. Each Kindness
R.

1. Read a book set during the winter months:
2. Read a book with Winter in the title:
3: Read a book having to do with winter sports/olympics (character participating or occurring during):
4. Mythology of Winter: read a book involving Persephone/Demeter/Hades or a book about kidnapping/abduction, being forced to marry, depression, characters only being together for short time:
5. Hibernation/Migration: read a book where characters are "snow birds', drifters, migrant peopel (gypsies, nomads), hermits, snowed in or stranded due to weather.:
6. Read a book having to do with a holiday that takes place in the winter months:
7. Read a book with these on the cover: Snow, Fireplace, Skiing, Cozy Blanket, Hearts, Four Leaf Clover

SPRING (Mar 20- May 19)
S. Saturday at the New You
P.
R.
I.
N.
G. Ghosts

1. Read a book set during the Spring Month:
2. Read a book with Spring in the title:
3. Spring Cleaning: read a book where characters are starting something new or changing something in the life, restoring something (house, furniture, faith, family name):
4. Read a book that had to do with a holiday that takes place in the spring months:
5. Romance, first love, meeting someone new,
6. Fertility
7. Mythology: (Demeter/Persephone} read a book about someone being rescued, coming home, spring fairies or other spring mythology:
8. Spring break: characters going somewhere for spring break, skiing, partying
9. Read a book with this on cover: blooming flowers, baby animals, baskets, pregnant woman, rain, lightning, picnic, bunnies, jester, bar or club, alcohol, hammer, construction, paint


SUMMER (June 20-Sept 21)
S. Scar Island
U. Uncle Jed's Barbershop
M. The Matchbox Diary
M.
E.
R.

1. Read a book set in the summer months:
2. Read a book with Summer in the title:
3: Read a book having to do with a holiday that takes place in the summer months:
4: Romance: summer/vacation romance
5. Kids summer activities: camping, adventure, fishing, swimming
6. Read a book about any countries Independence
7. Read a book with these on the cover: beach ball, tent, baseball, lake, boat, fireworks, fishing pole, swim suit, soldier, flip flops, green grass, beach.

AUTUMN/FALL (Sept 22- Dec 20)
A.
U.
T. A Taste of Colored Water
U.
M.
N.

or

F.
A.
L.
L.

1. Read a book set in the Autumn months
2. Read a book with Autumn or Fall in the title
3. Read a book having to do with a holiday that takes place in the autum months:
4. Back to School: read a book about going back to school, leaving home for college, the character is a teacher or principal:
5. Spooky tale: read a spooky book, a book about withes or witch trials, All Hollows Eve
6. Read a book about Labor Unions, fighting for workers rights (past or present)
7. Read a book involving families or friends getting together, characters celebrating somthing
8. Read a book where the characters are middle age or about a middle aged couple
9. Read a book with these on the cover: Changing leaves, costumes, desk, pumpkins, school book, witch, mask, family eating dinner, someone working, bonfire, school bus, apple


message 3: by Melissa (last edited Mar 17, 2018 05:19PM) (new)

Melissa | 1202 comments Mod
Winter (Dec 21- March 19):
W. Jeannette Walls - The Silver Star
I.
N.
T.
E. Eileen Sharp Certainty
R. Nora Roberts: Cordina's Royal Family: Bennett & Camilla

1. Read a book set during the winter months: The Playboy Prince

2. Read a book with Winter in the title:

3: Read a book having to do with winter sports/olympics (character participating or occurring during):

4. Mythology of Winter: read a book involving Persephone/Demeter/Hades or a book about kidnapping/abduction, being forced to marry, depression, characters only being together for short time: Cordina's Royal Family: Gabriella & Alexander (kidnapping)

5. Hibernation/Migration: read a book where characters are "snow birds', drifters, migrant peopel (gypsies, nomads), hermits, snowed in or stranded due to weather.:

6. Read a book having to do with a holiday that takes place in the winter months:

7. Read a book with these on the cover: Snow, Fireplace, Skiing, Cozy Blanket, Hearts, Four Leaf Clover


message 4: by Karin (new)

Karin | 405 comments Winter (Dec 21- March 19):
W. The War that Saved My Life
I.
N.
T.
E.
R.

1. Read a book set during the winter months:
2. Read a book with Winter in the title:
3: Read a book having to do with winter sports/olympics (character participating or occurring during):
4. Mythology of Winter: read a book involving Persephone/Demeter/Hades or a book about kidnapping/abduction, being forced to marry, depression, characters only being together for short time:
5. Hibernation/Migration: read a book where characters are "snow birds', drifters, migrant peopel (gypsies, nomads), hermits, snowed in or stranded due to weather.:
6. Read a book having to do with a holiday that takes place in the winter months:
7. Read a book with these on the cover: Snow, Fireplace, Skiing, Cozy Blanket,
Hearts The Art of Starving by Sam J. Miller
Four Leaf Clover


SPRING (Mar 20- May 19)
S.
P.
R.
I.
N.
G.

1. Read a book set during the Spring Month:
2. Read a book with Spring in the title:
3. Spring Cleaning: read a book where characters are starting something new or changing something in the life, restoring something (house, furniture, faith, family name):
4. Read a book that had to do with a holiday that takes place in the spring months:
5. Romance, first love, meeting someone new,
6. Fertility
7. Mythology: (Demeter/Persephone} read a book about someone being rescued, coming home, spring fairies or other spring mythology:
8. Spring break: characters going somewhere for spring break, skiing, partying
9. Read a book with this on cover: blooming flowers, baby animals, baskets, pregnant woman, rain, lightning, picnic, bunnies, jester, bar or club, alcohol, hammer, construction, paint


SUMMER (June 20-Sept 21)
S.
U.
M.
M.
E.
R.

1. Read a book set in the summer months:
2. Read a book with Summer in the title:
3: Read a book having to do with a holiday that takes place in the summer months:
4: Romance: summer/vacation romance
5. Kids summer activities: camping, adventure, fishing, swimming
6. Read a book about any countries Independence
7. Read a book with these on the cover: beach ball, tent, baseball, lake, boat, fireworks, fishing pole, swim suit, soldier, flip flops, green grass, beach.

AUTUMN/FALL (Sept 22- Dec 20)
A.
U.
T.
U.
M.
N.

or

F.
A.
L.
L.

1. Read a book set in the Autumn months
2. Read a book with Autumn or Fall in the title
3. Read a book having to do with a holiday that takes place in the autum months:
4. Back to School: read a book about going back to school, leaving home for college, the character is a teacher or principal:
5. Spooky tale: read a spooky book, a book about withes or witch trials, All Hollows Eve
6. Read a book about Labor Unions, fighting for workers rights (past or present)
7. Read a book involving families or friends getting together, characters celebrating somthing
8. Read a book where the characters are middle age or about a middle aged couple
9. Read a book with these on the cover: Changing leaves, costumes, desk, pumpkins, school book, witch, mask, family eating dinner, someone working, bonfire, school bus, apple


message 5: by Melissa (new)

Melissa | 1202 comments Mod
I don't think I will get all of winter before it is over.


message 6: by Melissa (last edited May 10, 2018 04:03PM) (new)

Melissa | 1202 comments Mod
SPRING (Mar 20- May 19)


S. Sabrina Jeffries- Never Seduce a Scoundrel
P.
R. Rita Williams-Garcia - Clayton Byrd Goes Underground
I.
N.
G. Granny Dan -- Danielle Steel
Wander Dust (The Seraphina Parrish Trilogy, #1) by Michelle Warren new school
1. Read a book set during the Spring Month:
2. Read a book with Spring in the title:
3. Spring Cleaning: read a book where characters are starting something new or changing something in the life, restoring something (house, furniture, faith, family name):
4. Read a book that had to do with a holiday that takes place in the spring months:
5. Romance, first love, meeting someone new,
6. Fertility
7. Mythology: (Demeter/Persephone} read a book about someone being rescued, coming home, spring fairies or other spring mythology:
8. Spring break: characters going somewhere for spring break, skiing, partying
9. Read a book with this on cover: blooming flowers, baby animals, baskets, pregnant woman, rain, lightning, picnic, bunnies, jester, bar or club, alcohol, hammer, construction, paint


message 7: by Melissa (last edited Aug 08, 2018 07:14AM) (new)

Melissa | 1202 comments Mod
SUMMER (June 20-Sept 21)

S. Shadow Keeper
U.
M.
M.
E.
R. Return to Summerhouse

1. Read a book set in the summer months:
2. Read a book with Summer in the title:
3: Read a book having to do with a holiday that takes place in the summer months:
4: Romance: summer/vacation romance
5. Kids summer activities: camping, adventure, fishing, swimming Death Doesn't Bargain Death Doesn't Bargain (Deadman's Cross, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
6. Read a book about any countries Independence
7. Read a book with these on the cover: beach ball, tent, baseball, lake, boat, fireworks, fishing pole, swim suit, soldier, flip flops, green grass, beach.


message 8: by Melissa (new)

Melissa | 1202 comments Mod
I am using Death Doesn't Bargain as my summer activity book, they swam a lot and the main character learned to swim.


message 9: by Melissa (last edited Nov 30, 2018 07:21PM) (new)

Melissa | 1202 comments Mod
AUTUMN/FALL (Sept 22- Dec 20)
A. At the Edge of the Universe
U.
T. Thomas, Will Hell Bay
U.
M.
N. Nine Coaches Waiting

or

F. Feehan, Christine - Dark Sentinel
A. Angie Thomas- The Hate U Give
L.
L.

1. Read a book set in the Autumn months Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge
2. Read a book with Autumn or Fall in the title
3. Read a book having to do with a holiday that takes place in the autum months: Dark Harvest
4. Back to School: read a book about going back to school, leaving home for college, the character is a teacher or principal:The Winding Ways Quilt
5. Spooky tale: read a spooky book, a book about withes or witch trials, All Hollows Eve
6. Read a book about Labor Unions, fighting for workers rights (past or present)
7. Read a book involving families or friends getting together, characters celebrating somthing
8. Read a book where the characters are middle age or about a middle aged couple
9. Read a book with these on the cover: Changing leaves, costumes, desk, pumpkins, school book, witch, mask, family eating dinner, someone working, bonfire, school bus, apple


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