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message 1: by Makensie (last edited Jun 19, 2018 07:47AM) (new)

Makensie Steinmetz (animalnodrum) | 7 comments I will be adding both versions of the challenges, since I'm unsure as to how much I will be able to accomplish this summer!

05/30/2018 – I am going to be starting to add my TBR's to each goal! Fingers crossed I will be able to accomplish everything!

Summer Reading Challenge
Beginner Level

Summer Related Tasks:

Into the Great Wide Open– Read a book that takes place out in the great wide open – Hatchet by Gary PaulsenStarted and Finished on 06/01/2018
Get your Grill On – Read a book that features summer recipes or outdoor summer activities
The Colors of Summer – Read a book that features a yellow, green, or sandy cover
Beach Bum - Read a book that could be considered a “beach read” – Royal Wedding by Meg Cabot
Sand Between My Toes – Read a book that takes place in or around a beach/ocean
Ocean Blue – Read a book that takes place out on the water
Hook ‘Em – Read a book that features fishing or fishermen – This World We Live In by Susan Beth PfefferStarted on 06/07/2018 and Finished on 06/09/2018
Sports-a-holic – Read a book that features a popular sport
Campfire Story – Read a book that scares the bejesus out of you – Born Evil by Julia Derek
One and Done – Read a book that you can finish in one day



Stretch Your Comfort Zone Tasks:

Let’s Get It On – read a book that features falling in or out of love – Matchmaking for Beginners by Maddie Dawson
Take Pride – Read a book written by an LGBTQIA author or that features an LGBTQIA character – Simon vs. The Homosapians AgendaStarted on 06/11/2018 and Finished on 06/18/2018
Read the World – Read a book that takes place in a country, or focuses on a culture, other than your own
Diversify Yourself – Read a book by an author of color
You Have a Funny Accent – Read a book that was translated from another language
Won’t Be Long – Read a collection of short stories or essays
Poet at Heart – Read a book of poetry
My What Big Teeth You Have – Read a book that puts a spin on a well-known fairy tale
High Noon – Read a classic or contemporary Western
TBRing It – Read a book from the bottom of your TBR pile
Unshelve it – Read a book that’s been sitting on your Goodreads Shelves for a while
Childhood Reboot – Read a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure novel
Listen to Me – Listen to an Audiobook

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Summer Reading Challenge
Expert Level

The goal is to accomplish the tasks within the months they are featured:

June Reads:
Take Pride – Read a book written by an LGBTQIA author or that features an LGBTQIA character – Simon vs. The Homosapians AgendaStarted on 06/11/2018 and Finished on 06/18/2018
Into the Great Wide Open – Read a book that takes place out in the great wide open – Hatchet by Gary PaulsenStarted and Finished on 06/01/2018
It’s the End of the World – Read a book about the end of the world as we know it – This World We Live In by Susan Beth PfefferStarted on 06/07/2018 and Finished on 06/09/2018
School’s Out for Summer – Reread a book you were forced to read in school – Hatchet by Gary PaulsenStarted and Finished on 06/01/2018
Sick Day – Read a book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t – The Giver by Lois LowryStarted on 06/02/2018 and Finished on 06/06/2018
Hook ‘Em – Read a book that features fishing or fishermen – This World We Live In by Susan Beth PfefferStarted on 06/07/2018 and Finished on 06/09/2018
Sports-a-holic – Read a book that features a popular summer sport
Dear Pen Pal – Read a book that features letters or journal entries – Simon vs. The Homosapians AgendaStarted on 06/11/2018 and Finished on 06/18/2018
Father Knows Best – Read a book that features a father – The Giver by Lois LowryStarted on 06/02/2018 and Finished on 06/06/2018
Campfire Story – Read a book that scares the bejesus out of you – Born Evil by Julia Derek
Ocean Blue – Read a book that takes place out on the water


July Reads:
Get Your Grill On – Read a book that features summer recipes or outdoor summer activities
Backyard BBQ – Read a book that features a family reuniting or hanging out for the summer
Forefathers – Read a book about your country’s independence
The Colors of Summer – Read a book that features a yellow, green, or sandy cover
Red, White, and Blue – Read a book that has the words Red, White, or Blue in the title
Funny Bone – Read a humorous book
Embrace Your Inner Geek – Read a book about geek culture
Sun, Moon, and Stars – Read a book that takes place in outer space
I Feel a Breeze – Read a book that takes place at a nudist colony or features nudists
Beach Bum – Read a book that could be considered a “beach read” – Royal Wedding by Meg Cabot
Sand Between My Toes – Read a book that takes place in or around a beach/ocean


August Reads:
Let’s Get It On – read a book that features falling in or out of love – Matchmaking for Beginners by Maddie Dawson
It’s 12 O’clock Somewhere – Read a book that takes place in a bar or heavily features drinks/people drinking
Stranded – Read a book that takes place on an island or in which the characters find themselves stranded
One and Done – Read a book that you can finish in one day
Lucky to Have You – Read a book that you picked up at a library sale or thrift store
Girl Power – Read a book about feminism or written by a feminist
Life is a Highway – Read a book that features a road trip
Time of Our Lives – Read a book in which the characters go on an adventure
Memories – Read a book that you bought while on vacation


Tasks to read during any month that are designed to stretch your reading comfort zones:
Won’t Be Long – Read a collection of short stories or essays
Poet at Heart – Read a book of poetry
You Have a Funny Accent – Read a book that was translated from another language
Read the World – Read a book that takes place in a country, or focuses on a culture, other than your own
Diversify Yourself – Read a book by an author of color
My What Big Teeth You Have – Read a book that puts a spin on a well-known fairy tale
High Noon – Read a classic or contemporary Western
The Future is Bright – Read a book that takes place in the future
The Book is Always Better – Read a book that is becoming a movie this year
TBRing It – Read a book from the bottom of your TBR pile
Unshelve it – Read a book that’s been sitting on your Goodreads Shelves for a while
Childhood Reboot – Read a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure novel
Listen to Me – Listen to an Audiobook


message 2: by Makensie (new)

Makensie Steinmetz (animalnodrum) | 7 comments Updated challenge list above! :)


message 3: by Makensie (new)

Makensie Steinmetz (animalnodrum) | 7 comments Updated challenge list above! :)


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