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message 1: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31455 comments It's that time again! Let's fill our Book Pool!

If you've never played, here are the rules:

Directions:

1. When you sign up pick 3 books you want to be included in the "book pool."

2. You can pick any book as long as they are YA and have been released before the challenge has started. Please no duplicates.

3. Once the challenge starts you will read books from the "pool."

4. At the end of the month whoever read the most books from the pool is the champion of that month!

Have fun!

The challenge begins on June 1st.
To claim points, please don't finish your books from the pool until then!

You can sign up and add books until May 31st.
After April 30th, You can join right in by claiming points - just don't add books to the pool!



message 2: by Trisha, lives on coffee (last edited Jul 01, 2018 03:17PM) (new)

Trisha | 31455 comments Participants
# of books read: 67

Top Reader: TIE
#13 Nicole & #19. Jessica (Goldenfurpro) Both with 7 books read each!


1. Krista: 3
2. Kikijanika: 1
3. Katrina: 1
4. Marybeth: 1
5. Circe
6. Abbigail
7. Katriann: 1
8. Misty
9. Jess (aka shortstuff)
10. ℓуηη, ℓσкιѕℓутнєя¢ℓαω: 4
11. CrazyAsACupcake: 1
12. Cassie
13. Nicole: 7
14. Michelle: 1
15. Bea: 6
16. Stephanie: 4
17. Kati
18. Kaitlyn: 2
19. Jessica (Goldenfurpro): 7
20. Kuhi: 4
21. Amy Leigh: 2
22. Cecilia: 1
23. Malaika
24. Chloe: 1
25. Ams: 1
26. Kat Platzman: 5
27. Cassie
28. Queenoftales (ToyniErica): 5
29. Cynthia: 4
30. Linda: 5
31. Trisha


message 5: by Kikijanika (last edited May 16, 2018 06:10PM) (new)

Kikijanika | 3017 comments I'm in.
King's Cage (Red Queen, #3) by Victoria Aveyard Witch Finder (Witch Finder, #1) by Ruth Warburton A Court of Frost and Starlight (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #3.1) by Sarah J. Maas


message 6: by Katrina (last edited May 16, 2018 08:06PM) (new)


message 8: by — Massiel (last edited May 18, 2018 12:48PM) (new)


message 9: by [deleted user] (new)

I'm in!

Three Dark Crowns (Three Dark Crowns, #1) by Kendare Blake A Study in Charlotte (Charlotte Holmes, #1) by Brittany Cavallaro Gemina (The Illuminae Files, #2) by Amie Kaufman


message 11: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31455 comments Updated through here!

Amazing start to the pool!



message 12: by Misty (new)


Jess (AKA shortstuff) (shortstuff83) | 136 comments Let's do this!
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2) by Sarah J. Maas Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3) by Sarah J. Maas


message 14: by ℓуηη, ℓσкιѕℓутнєя¢ℓαω (last edited May 26, 2018 11:05PM) (new)

ℓуηη, ℓσкιѕℓутнєя¢ℓαω | 789 comments I'm in!
Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young Thief of Lies (Library Jumpers, #1) by Brenda Drake A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic, #3) by V.E. Schwab


message 15: by CrazyAsACupcake (new)

CrazyAsACupcake | 199 comments I'm in!
The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton A Closed and Common Orbit (Wayfarers, #2) by Becky Chambers And I Darken (The Conqueror's Saga, #1) by Kiersten White

I know that some people class A Closed and Common Orbit as YA, but if it's not and it's just adult, I'll add Carve the Mark (Carve the Mark, #1) by Veronica Roth


message 16: by Cassie (new)

Cassie Count me in!

There's Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus Playlist for the Dead by Michelle Falkoff


message 19: by Bea (Books And Bees of Bea) (last edited May 22, 2018 02:17PM) (new)

Bea (Books And Bees of Bea) (booksnbeesofbea) | 12 comments I'm in!
Wonder Woman Warbringer (DC Icons, #1) by Leigh Bardugo The Fates Divide (Carve the Mark, #2) by Veronica Roth Puddin' (Dumplin', #2) by Julie Murphy


message 20: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie | 28 comments I'm in!

House of Darken by Jaymin Eve
Regali (Walker Saga, #4) by Jaymin Eve
Allison's Adventures in Underland (Harem Of Hearts, #1) by C.M. Stunich


message 21: by Kati (new)

Kati | 170 comments I’m in!

Shadows on the Moon (The Moonlit Lands, #1) by Zoë Marriott Mechanica (Mechanica, #1) by Betsy Cornwell Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine


message 22: by Kaitlyn (new)

Kaitlyn (121-books) | 225 comments I'm in!

The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds, #1) by Alexandra Bracken Lair of Dreams (The Diviners, #2) by Libba Bray The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (Guide, #1) by Mackenzi Lee


message 25: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie | 28 comments Jessica (Goldenfurpro) wrote: "Release by Patrick NessEvery Last Word by Tamara Ireland StoneThe Iron Butterfly (Iron Butterfly, #1) by Chanda Hahn"

I'm so excited you added the Iron Butterfly! I am totally rereading that next month! (I love the author!)


message 27: by Cecilia (last edited May 27, 2018 02:41AM) (new)

Cecilia (cecilia-reads) I'm in!
Truthwitch (The Witchlands, #1) by Susan Dennard Siege and Storm (Grisha Verse, #2) by Leigh Bardugo Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3) by J.K. Rowling


message 29: by Chloe (new)


message 30: by Trisha, lives on coffee (last edited May 28, 2018 03:54PM) (new)

Trisha | 31455 comments Updated!

There were a few books that I couldn't add to the pool...so I've posted below asking for replacements.

I'll take new book requests until 5/31

If you still want to join there's still time! just post your 3 books below! :)



message 31: by Trisha, lives on coffee (last edited May 28, 2018 03:53PM) (new)

Trisha | 31455 comments Stephanie wrote: "I'm in!
Allison's Adventures in Underland (Harem Of Hearts, #1) by C.M. Stunich"


sorry, looks like the Allison one is more New Adult than YA

Do you have another book you'd like to add to the pool?


message 32: by Trisha, lives on coffee (last edited May 28, 2018 03:52PM) (new)

Trisha | 31455 comments kuhi wrote: "
Four Week Fiancé"


Sorry, Four Week Fiance is more New Adult than YA

Do you have another book you'd like to add??


message 33: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31455 comments Chloe wrote: "The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1) by Scott Lynch "

Sorry, looks like The Lies of Locke Lamora is shelved more often as adult than young adult.

is there another book you'd like to add to the pool?


message 34: by kuhi (new)

kuhi | 20 comments Trisha wrote: "kuhi wrote: "
Four Week Fiancé"

Sorry, Four Week Fiance is more New Adult than YA

Do you have another book you'd like to add??"


what about Tell Me Three Things?


message 35: by Happily (new)

Happily (happilyeverchapter) | 4 comments I got this one, may pool was not great for me! I hope these all count?

Legendary (Caraval, #2) by Stephanie Garber
Ready Player One (Ready Player One, #1) by Ernest Cline
The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw


message 36: by Kat Platzman (new)

Kat Platzman | 16 comments I'm in!
Legendary (Caraval, #2) by Stephanie Garber The Falconer (The Falconer, #1) by Elizabeth May The Smoke Thieves (The Smoke Thieves, #1) by Sally Green


message 37: by Kaitlyn (new)

Kaitlyn (121-books) | 225 comments Kat Platzman wrote: "I'm in!
Legendary (Caraval, #2) by Stephanie Garber The Falconer (The Falconer, #1) by Elizabeth May The Smoke Thieves (The Smoke Thieves, #1) by Sally Green"


Someone already added Legendary to the pool ... you'll have to add another book


Toyni Erica - Queenoftaless (toyniericasverden) | 60 comments I'm in! Exams are over, I'm ready to read :D

Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices, #3) by Cassandra Clare Geek Girl (Geek Girl, #1) by Holly Smale Night School (Night School, #1) by C.J. Daugherty


message 39: by Cynthia (last edited May 31, 2018 07:41AM) (new)

Cynthia | 6135 comments Joining again :)

Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1) by Amie Kaufman Obsidio (The Illuminae Files, #3) by Amie Kaufman Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe, #2) by Neal Shusterman


message 40: by Linda (new)

Linda (tilreyn) | 89 comments I'm in

The Warrior Heir (The Heir Chronicles, #1) by Cinda Williams Chima Winter (The Lunar Chronicles, #4) by Marissa Meyer P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #2) by Jenny Han


message 41: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie | 28 comments Trisha wrote: "Stephanie wrote: "I'm in!
Allison's Adventures in Underland (Harem Of Hearts, #1) by C.M. Stunich"

sorry, looks like the Allison one is more New Adult than YA

Do you have another book you'd like to add to the pool?"


Oh bummer! Okay, how about Heart of Mist (The Oremere Chronicles, #1) by Helen Scheuerer


message 42: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31455 comments I'm adding: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green We Are Okay by Nina LaCour In Her Skin by Kim Savage


message 43: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31455 comments And our Pool looks good!!

Alright everyone, it's time to tell you how to claim your points! Please remember that only books read or finished on/after June 1, 2018 can count for points. After you finish reading your book, you will need to leave a comment claiming your points. In your comment, please have your number (see comment #2, and please, please, PLEASE use the correct number, it will make it SO much easier for me when counting points), the book you read (please use the add book/author button), the date you finished it, your rating, and the number of books that you've read from the pool.

Format for posting:

#57
All the Bright Places
Read: 6/8/18
Rating: 4 Stars

Books Read: 5

Want to join in on the fun, but didn't sign up before the challenge started? You can still join! Go ahead and start reading books from the pool, and let me know that you need to be added to the list when you claim points. Have fun everybody! :)



Nicole's Book Diaries (nicolesbookdiaries) | 82 comments Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1) by Rachel Hawkins
#13
Read: 6/1/18
Rating 4 stars

Books Read: 1


message 45: by Linda (new)

Linda (tilreyn) | 89 comments P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #2) by Jenny Han

#30
Read: 6/2/18
Rating: 4 Stars

Books Read: 1


message 46: by Cecilia (new)

Cecilia (cecilia-reads) The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (Guide, #1) by Mackenzi Lee

#22
Read: 6/3/18
Rating: 4 stars

Books Read: 1


message 47: by Chloe (new)

Chloe (shlowee) | 19 comments Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer

# 24
Read: 6/3/2018
Rating: 2 starts

Books read: 1


message 48: by Katrina (new)

Katrina Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1) by Rachel Hawkins
#3
Date read: 6/3/18
Rating: 4 stars

Books read: 1


message 49: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31455 comments Updated! We're off to a good start!


message 50: by Kat Platzman (new)

Kat Platzman | 16 comments Onyx and Ivory by Mindee Arnett

#26
Date read: 6/3/18
Rating: 5 stars

Books read: 1


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