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message 1: by Sally906 (new)

Sally906 | 7 comments

OK – so June is not quite mid-winter, but any excuse to escape into my favourite collection of fairy tales - Grimms' Fairy Tales.

Grimms' Fairy Tales was first published as Children's and Household Tales in Germany on 20 December 1812 by Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm. The first edition contained 86 stories, but by the seventh edition, in 1857, there were 211 unique fairy tales. While the brothers were at university they became very interested in German law, history, and folklore. Wilhelm became very interested in German literature and started collecting books. whilst Jacob decided to quit studying law and spend his full efforts on German literature. They also began to collecting folk tales, both written and oral in order to record the history German literary culture.

So I have picked out 12 of my favourite stories to challenge you with – you can read as many as 9, or as few as 3, to complete June’s challenge – reading a book for each one you spend time with and, of course, including Australian authors in your choices.

And for extra homework – Grab a copy of the Grimms Fairy Tales and look up the short stories I’ve used for the challenge and read them – not part of the challenge but just because they deserve to be read 

3 Stories = 3 Books (1 must be by an Australian author)
6 Stories = 6 Books (2 must be by Australian authors)
9 Stories = 9 Books (3 must be by Australian authors)

DON'T FORGET

1. Our guidelines HERE

2. Please include pictures of the book covers especially when the task requires something to be on the cover - for example if you pick the task with arms or legs showing on the cover - we need to see those covers as we don't have time to click on each link to go and check :)

3. If a character has to do something - don't forget to write the sentence where they do it e.g. - Read a book where someone sews something - Feels Like Home by Lisa Ireland – pg 92 – it didn’t take Jo long to stitch the button back on


1. The Frog King
Read a book with a green cover

2. Rapunzel
Read a book with long hair on the cover

3. Hansel and Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place.

4. The Three Spinning Women
Read a book that is third in a series

5. The Brave Little Tailor
Read a book where someone sews something

6. Cinderella
Read a book with a shoe on the cover

7. The Bremen Town Musicians
Read a book with a character who is a musician or character goes to listen to music

8. Tom Thumb
Read a book with a character who is a young boy (12 or under).

9. Mrs. Fox's Wedding
Read a book where the main characters are animals (shifters are okay)

10. Little Brier Rose
Read a book with a pink or blue cover

11. Snow White
Read a book with something to eat on the cover.

12. Rumpelstiltskin
Read a book that has a name in the title




message 3: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (last edited Jun 24, 2018 09:29PM) (new)

Brenda | 72224 comments Mod
June Challenge - In the Grimm mid-winter

3 Stories = 3 Books (1 must be by an Australian author)
6 Stories = 6 Books (2 must be by Australian authors)
9 Stories = 9 Books (3 must be by Australian authors)

Level: 9 stories

9/9


1. The Frog King
Read a book with a green cover


The Phoenix of Kiymako by Ashley Capes 5s 6/6/18 AA

2. Rapunzel
Read a book with long hair on the cover


True Blue by Sasha Wasley 5s 11/6/18 AA

3. Hansel and Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place.


The Nowhere Child by Christian White 5s 13/6/18 AA from Australia to Kentucky

4. The Three Spinning Women
Read a book that is third in a series


How to Murder a Millionaire by Zara Keane 5s 22/6/18

5. The Brave Little Tailor
Read a book where someone sews something

6. Cinderella
Read a book with a shoe on the cover


Seashells, Spells & Caramels by Erin Johnson 5s 8/6/18

7. The Bremen Town Musicians
Read a book with a character who is a musician or character goes to listen to music

8. Tom Thumb
Read a book with a character who is a young boy (12 or under).


The Peacock Summer by Hannah Richell 5s 17/6/18

9. Mrs. Fox's Wedding
Read a book where the main characters are animals (shifters are okay)

10. Little Brier Rose
Read a book with a pink or blue cover


Far From True by Linwood Barclay 5s 18/6/18

11. Snow White
Read a book with something to eat on the cover.


Dark, Witch & Creamy by H.Y. Hanna 4s 21/6/18 the cover is a block of chocolate + the delectable slice with strawberries

12. Rumpelstiltskin
Read a book that has a name in the title


A Month of Sundays by Liz Byrski 5s 16/6/18 AA

The Phoenix of Kiymako (Book of Never #6) by Ashley Capes True Blue (Paterson Sisters, #2) by Sasha Wasley The Nowhere Child by Christian White How to Murder a Millionaire (Movie Club Mysteries #3) by Zara Keane Seashells, Spells & Caramels (Spells & Caramels #1) by Erin Johnson The Peacock Summer by Hannah Richell Far From True (Promise Falls Trilogy #2) by Linwood Barclay Dark, Witch & Creamy (Bewitched by Chocolate #1) by H.Y. Hanna A Month of Sundays by Liz Byrski


message 4: by Sally906 (last edited Jun 28, 2018 03:54PM) (new)

Sally906 | 7 comments OK, I am reading 3 books - here are my picks:

3. Hansel and Gretel
Task: Read a book where a journey takes place.
The Art of Friendship by Lisa Ireland The Art of Friendship by Lisa Ireland - AA - 5★
How it fits: The character Libby journey’s back to Melbourne


5. The Brave Little Tailor
Task: Read a book where someone sews something
Murder in Belgravia (A Mayfair 100 Murder Mystery) by Lynn Brittney Murder in Belgravia by Lynn Brittney - 5★
How it fits: There is quite a bit of sewing going on at various times - for disguises


10. Little Brier Rose
Task: Read a book with a pink or blue cover
Winter in Sweetwater County (Sweetwater County, #1) by Ciara Knight Winter in Sweetwater County by Ciara Knight - 5★
How it fits: Has a blue Cover



message 5: by Carolyn (last edited Jul 02, 2018 01:56AM) (new)

Carolyn | 8430 comments Sally - you've done it again! Great challenge! Love the fairy tale theme :)

Here are my picks: Aiming for 6 books
5/6 (2 AA)

✔ 2. Rapunzel - long hair on cover: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell 4★
✔ 3. Hansel & Gretel - a journey is taken: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers 4★
✔ 4. The Three Spinning Women - third in series: The Girl in the Moss by Loreth Anne White 4.5★
✔ 8. Tom Thumb - character is a young boy (under 12): We See the Stars by Kate van Hooft AA 4★
✔ 10. Little Brier Rose - book with a pink cover Demon Dei by L.J. Hayward AA 4★
✔ 12. Rumpelstiltskin - a name in the title: Scarlet by Marissa Meyer 4★

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers, #1) by Becky Chambers The Girl in the Moss (Angie Pallorino, #3) by Loreth Anne White We See the Stars by Kate van Hooft Demon Dei (Night Call, #2) by L.J. Hayward Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2) by Marissa Meyer


message 6: by Phrynne, Series Queen! (last edited Jun 12, 2018 08:43AM) (new)

Phrynne | 12271 comments Mod
June Challenge - In the Grimm mid-winter

Level: 3 stories


3/3

1. The Frog King
Read a book with a green cover Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman3stars

2. Tom Thumb
Read a book with a character who is a young boy (12 or under). The Nature of the Beast by Louise Penny 4 stars

3. Little Brier Rose
Read a book with a pink or blue cover. The Last Of The Bonegilla Girls by Victoria Purman AA 3 stars

Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman The Nature of the Beast (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #11) by Louise Penny The Last Of The Bonegilla Girls by Victoria Purman


message 7: by MaryG2E (last edited Jun 27, 2018 05:18AM) (new)

MaryG2E (goodreadscommaryg2e) | 877 comments Thanks Sally. Nice challenge. Count me in please. I'll participate at the easy level, i.e. 3 books.

AR June 2018 Challenge - In the Grimm Mid-Winter
Level: 3 books, including 1 AA
Duration: 01/06/18 - 30/06/18
Progress: 3/3


2. Rapunzel - read a book with long hair on the cover
The Naturalist's Daughter by Tea Cooper (AA) 3.5★s
3. Hansel and Gretel - read a book where a journey takes place 4★s
The Quality of Silence by Rosamund Lupton
10. Little Brier Rose - read a book with a pink or blue cover
The Household Guide to Dying by Debra Adelaide (AA) 5★s

The Naturalist's Daughter by Tea Cooper The Quality of Silence by Rosamund Lupton The Household Guide to Dying by Debra Adelaide


message 8: by Loren (last edited Jun 20, 2018 10:06PM) (new)

Loren Johnson (lorenjohnsonau) | 118 comments Grimm’s fairy tales are my favourite! I have several editions of their fairy tales - collectables and such - but I also have the complete fairy tales which I will read! Great challenge :)

Just going to do easy :)

3/3 - finished!

Hansel and Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place: Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend (AA) - 5 stars

Tom Thumb
Read a book with a boy who is 12 or under: One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus (Cooper’s brother Lucas is 12) - 5 stars

Rumplestiltskin
Read a book that has a name in the title: Circe by Madeline Miller - 4 stars

Nevermoor The Trials of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor, #1) by Jessica Townsend One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus Circe by Madeline Miller


message 9: by Tien (last edited Jun 25, 2018 01:52AM) (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 617 comments June Challenge - In the Grimm mid-winter

Level: 9 stories (3 AAs)

7/9


I'm going to plan for all options and see which ones I get to first ;p

1. The Frog King
Read a book with a green cover

The Isle of the Lost (Descendants #1) by Melissa de la Cruz -Read 25/6

2. Rapunzel
Read a book with long hair on the cover

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi -Read 17/06 ★★★★★

3. Hansel and Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place.

Hand Me Down World by Lloyd Jones

4. The Three Spinning Women
Read a book that is third in a series

The Power Game (The Monsarrat Series #3) by Meg Keneally & Tom Keneally AA

5. The Brave Little Tailor
Read a book where someone sews something

6. Cinderella
Read a book with a shoe on the cover

Eleanor's Secret by Caroline Beecham AA

7. The Bremen Town Musicians
Read a book with a character who is a musician or character goes to listen to music

The Novel in the Viola by Natasha Solomons -Read 24/6 (in the last chapter, MC went to a music concert)

8. Tom Thumb
Read a book with a character who is a young boy (12 or under).

When Hoopoes Go to Heaven (Bakery #2) by Gaile Parkin -Read 06/06 ★★★★

9. Mrs. Fox's Wedding
Read a book where the main characters are animals (shifters are okay)

10. Little Brier Rose
Read a book with a pink or blue cover

The Dead Will Tell (Kate Burkholder #6) by Linda Castillo -Read 12/06 ★★★

11. Snow White
Read a book with something to eat on the cover.

Baking Cakes in Kigali (Bakery #1) by Gaile Parkin -Read 05/06 ★★★

12. Rumpelstiltskin
Read a book that has a name in the title

Clariel (Abhorsen #4) by Garth Nix AA -Read 04/06 ★★★★

The Isle of the Lost (Descendants, #1) by Melissa de la Cruz Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1) by Tomi Adeyemi Hand Me Down World by Lloyd Jones The Power Game (The Monsarrat series, #3) by Meg Keneally Eleanor's Secret by Caroline Beecham When Hoopoes Go to Heaven by Gaile Parkin The Dead Will Tell (Kate Burkholder, #6) by Linda Castillo Baking Cakes in Kigali (Large Print) by Gaile Parkin Clariel (Abhorsen, #4) by Garth Nix


message 10: by Ace (last edited Jun 20, 2018 11:30PM) (new)

Ace (aceonroam) Great challenge Sally, I will try for 3 stories.

✔ 1. The Brave Little Tailor
Read a book where someone sews something
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Protagonist makes custom made dolls.
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

2. Little Brier Rose
Read a book with a pink or blue cover
First Person by Richard Flanagan
First Person by Richard Flanagan
Aussie Author

✔ 3. Rumpelstiltskin
Read a book that has a name in the title
The Green Phoenix: A Novel of the Woman Who Re-Made Asia, Empress Xiaozhuang by Alice Poon
The Green Phoenix A Novel of the Woman Who Re-Made Asia, Empress Xiaozhuang by Alice Poon


message 11: by Anna (last edited Jun 28, 2018 04:56AM) (new)

Anna | 477 comments IN! :)
Be back with my choices!
On public transport home right now haha!

PS. I own a copy of the Complete Grimm Fairytales Sally! I love them all! Great challenge! :)

1. The Frog King: Read a book with a green cover
The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty (Aussie Author)

2. Rapunzel: Read a book with long hair on the cover
Sky by Ondine Sherman (Aussie Author)

3. Hansel and Gretel: Read a book where a journey takes place
An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

10. Little Brier Rose: Read a book with a pink or blue cover.
The Good Daughter by Alexandra Burt

12. Rumpelstiltskin: Read a book that has a name in the title
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion (Aussie Author)

The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty Sky by Ondine Sherman An Abundance of Katherines by John Green The Good Daughter by Alexandra Burt The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion


message 12: by Diana (last edited Jun 10, 2018 12:32AM) (new)

Diana (secondhandrose) | 1703 comments June Challenge - In the Grimm mid-winter
3/3

1. The Frog King
Read a book with a green cover
My Favourite Teacher by Robert Macklin AA this looks blue but is closer to green IRL

2. Hansel and Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place
The Girl Who Brought Mischief by Katrina Nannestad
Copenhagen to Bornholm

3. Snow White
Read a book with something to eat on the cover
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz plate of food bottom left

My Favourite Teacher by Robert Macklin The Girl Who Brought Mischief by Katrina Nannestad The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz


message 13: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

Brenda | 72224 comments Mod
Diana wrote: "June Challenge - In the Grimm mid-winter
0/3

1. The Frog King
Read a book with a green cover
My Favourite Teacher by Robert Macklin AA

2. Hansel and Gretel
Read a ..."


Diana can you put your covers up please? Both #1 and #3 require it, so you may as well put them all up :) Thanks.


message 14: by Sally906 (new)

Sally906 | 7 comments Updated to to message 11


message 15: by Diana (new)

Diana (secondhandrose) | 1703 comments Brenda wrote: "Diana wrote: "June Challenge - In the Grimm mid-winter
0/3

1. The Frog King
Read a book with a green cover
My Favourite Teacher by Robert Macklin AA

2. Hansel and ..."


All done


message 16: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

Brenda | 72224 comments Mod
Diana wrote: "June Challenge - In the Grimm mid-winter
0/3

1. The Frog King
Read a book with a green cover
My Favourite Teacher by Robert Macklin AA

2. Hansel and Gretel
Read a ..."


Thanks Diana :)


message 17: by Mima (last edited Jun 20, 2018 03:40AM) (new)

Mima (mimajay) | 79 comments This is fantastic! And good timing, as uni holidays are just around the corner.

1. The Frog King
Read a book with a green cover

2. Rapunzel
Read a book with long hair on the cover

3. Hansel and Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place.
The Runaway King ★★★★☆

4. The Three Spinning Women
Read a book that is third in a series

5. The Brave Little Tailor
Read a book where someone sews something

6. Cinderella
Read a book with a shoe on the cover

7. The Bremen Town Musicians
Read a book with a character who is a musician or character goes to listen to music

8. Tom Thumb
Read a book with a character who is a young boy (12 or under).
The Toymakers ★★★★★

9. Mrs. Fox's Wedding
Read a book where the main characters are animals (shifters are okay)

10. Little Brier Rose
Read a book with a pink or blue cover
Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman ★★★★☆

11. Snow White
Read a book with something to eat on the cover.

12. Rumpelstiltskin
Read a book that has a name in the title Obernewtyn by Isobelle Carmody AA ★★★★☆

Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale The Runaway King (The Ascendance Trilogy, #2) by Jennifer A. Nielsen Obernewtyn (Obernewtyn Chronicles, #1) by Isobelle Carmody


message 18: by Clare (last edited Jul 09, 2018 04:15AM) (new)

Clare Snow (claresnow) | 288 comments I'm reading 6 books. Level: Medium

6/6

1. The Frog King 
Read a book with a green cover
Marsh and Me by Martine Murray AA Read 6/6. 4★

2. Rapunzel
Read a book with long hair on the cover
Stone Girl AA Read 7/7. 4★

5. The Brave Little Tailor 
Read a book where someone sews something: Angelica tries to sew a dress, then gets distracted by a mermaid.
The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock Read 10/6. 5★

6. Cinderella 
Read a book with a shoe on the cover
Wing Jones Read 19/6. 4★

8. Tom Thumb
Read a book with a character who is a young boy (12 or under).
The Extremely Weird Thing that Happened in Huggabie Falls AA Read 24/6. 3★

10. Little Brier Rose 
Read a book with a pink cover
A Guide for Murdered Children by Sarah  Sparrow Read 20/6. 5★

Marsh and Me by Martine Murray Stone Girl by Eleni Hale The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar Wing Jones by Katherine Webber The Extremely Weird Thing that Happened in Huggabie Falls by Adam Cece and Andrew Weldon A Guide for Murdered Children by Sarah Sparrow


message 19: by Sue (last edited May 20, 2018 07:27AM) (new)

Sue | 62 comments June Challenge - In the Grimm mid-winter

3 Stories = 3 Books (1 must be by an Australian author)
6 Stories = 6 Books (2 must be by Australian authors)
9 Stories = 9 Books (3 must be by Australian authors)

Level: 3 stories

Progress: 0/3

1. The Frog King
Read a book with a green cover
I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This | Jacqueline Woodson

10. Little Brier Rose
Read a book with a pink or blue cover
The Old Man and the Sea | Ernest Hemingway

12. Rumpelstiltskin
Read a book that has a name in the title
Susannah's Roses | Louise Rotondo AA

I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This by Jacqueline Woodson The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway Susannah's Roses by Louise Rotondo


message 20: by Sally906 (new)

Sally906 | 7 comments Updated to here - great choices everyone


message 21: by Jenn (last edited Jun 19, 2018 07:41PM) (new)

Jenn (jumpapa) | 649 comments I'm in. Titles to come soon. 11/12

1. The Frog King
Read a book with a green cover

Lake Silence by Anne Bishop 5 stars

2. Rapunzel
Read a book with long hair on the cover

Fool's Gold byFleur McDonald AA 3 Stars

3. Hansel and Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place.

Beneath the Dark Ice by Greig Beck AA 5 stars

4. The Three Spinning Women
Read a book that is third in a series

Vision in Silver by Anne Bishop 5 stars

5. The Brave Little Tailor
Read a book where someone sews something

Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop 5 stars

6. Cinderella
Read a book with a shoe on the cover

Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs 5 stars

7. The Bremen Town Musicians
Read a book with a character who is a musician or character goes to listen to music

Murder of Crows by Anne Bishop 5 stars

8. Tom Thumb
Read a book with a character who is a young boy (12 or under).

Written in Red by Anne Bishop (Little boy named Sam) 5 stars


9. Mrs. Fox's Wedding
Read a book where the main characters are animals (shifters are ok)

Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop 5 stars

10. Little Brier Rose
Read a book with a pink or blue cover

Ice Station by Matthew Reilly AA 4 stars

11. Snow White
Read a book with something to eat on the cover.

Murder, Lies and Chocolate by Sally Berneathy 4 stars

12. Rumpelstiltskin
Read a book that has a name in the title

Roman by Sawyer Bennett 4.5 stars

Lake Silence (The Others, #6) by Anne Bishop Fool's Gold (Detective Dave Burrows #1) by Fleur McDonald Written in Red (The Others, #1) by Anne Bishop Beneath the Dark Ice (Alex Hunter, #1) by Greig Beck Vision in Silver (The Others, #3) by Anne Bishop Etched in Bone (The Others, #5) by Anne Bishop Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega, #1) by Patricia Briggs Murder of Crows (The Others, #2) by Anne Bishop Marked in Flesh (The Others, #4) by Anne Bishop Ice Station (Shane Schofield, #1) by Matthew Reilly Murder, Lies and Chocolate (Death by Chocolate #2) by Sally Berneathy Roman (Cold Fury Hockey, #7) by Sawyer Bennett


message 22: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

Brenda | 72224 comments Mod
Some fantastic choices coming through! Jennifer, I love Sally Berneathy's Death by Chocolate series - you'll enjoy that one too I'm sure :)


message 23: by Zoey (last edited Jun 20, 2018 10:34PM) (new)

Zoey  (rozannen) | 1045 comments June Challenge - In the Grimm mid-winter

3 Stories = 3 Books (1 must be by an Australian author)

Progress: 3/3

1. The Frog King
Read a book with a green cover
The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty AA 5★

2. Rapunzel
Read a book with long hair on the cover
Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris 4★

3. Hansel and Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place.
Timeless by Gail Carriger 4★


The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty Definitely Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #6) by Charlaine Harris Timeless (Parasol Protectorate, #5) by Gail Carriger


message 24: by Valerie (new)

Valerie (nicehotcupoftea) | 766 comments I'm in please, with these 3 titles

Progress 0/3

3 Stories = 3 Books (1 must be by an Australian author)

3. Hansel and Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place.

The Lavender Keeper by Fiona McIntosh AA
(Lisette journeys from London to Paris)

4. The Three Spinning Women
Read a book that is third in a series

La Mémoire de Babel by Christelle Dabos

10. Little Brier Rose
Read a book with a pink or blue cover

Petit pays by Gaël Faye
The Lavender Keeper (Luc & Lisette #1) by Fiona McIntosh La Mémoire de Babel by Christelle Dabos Petit pays by Gaël Faye


message 25: by Janine (last edited Jun 09, 2018 11:19PM) (new)

Janine (janineor) | 1581 comments I'm in and going for 3 stories

3/3

6. Cinderella
Read a book with a shoe on the cover.
Eleanor's Secret by Caroline Beecham Eleanor's Secret by Caroline Beecham(AA) READ 4/6/18 3*

10. Little Brier Rose
Read a book with a pink or blue cover
How to Murder a Millionaire (Movie Club Mysteries #3) by Zara Keane How to Murder a Millionaire by Zara Keane READ 5/6/18 4*

12. Rumpelstiltskin
Read a book that has a name in the title
Stella and Margie by Glenna Thomson Stella and Margie by Glenna Thomson(AA) READ 10/6/18 3*


message 26: by Sally906 (new)

Sally906 | 7 comments OK - updated to post 25


message 27: by Jane (last edited Jun 22, 2018 01:30AM) (new)

Jane | 546 comments Medium level - 6 books - 2 Aussie Authors.

1. The Frog King
Read a book with a green cover : Creed by Celina Grace 3.5*

3. Hansel and Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place : Cold Grave by Kathryn Fox AA 4*

4. The Three Spinning Women
Read a book that is third in a series : Skin and Bone by Kathryn Fox AA 4*

7. The Bremen Town Musicians
Read a book with a character who is a musician or character goes to listen to music : The Silent Corner by Dean Koontz 4*

10. Little Brier Rose
Read a book with a pink or blue cover : Remember When by J.D. Robb 4*

12. Rumpelstiltskin
Read a book that has a name in the title : Don't Know Jack by Diane Capri 3*

Creed (Kate Redman Mysteries, #7) by Celina Grace Cold Grave (Dr. Anya Crichton, #6) by Kathryn Fox Skin and Bone (Dr. Anya Crichton, #3) by Kathryn Fox The Silent Corner (Jane Hawk, #1) by Dean Koontz Remember When (In Death, #17.5) by Nora Roberts Don't Know Jack (Hunt For Reacher, #1) by Diane Capri


message 28: by Bryndís (last edited May 23, 2018 05:38AM) (new)

Bryndís | 52 comments I love those stories!❤

June Challenge - In the Grimm mid-winter

3 Stories = 3 Books (1 must be by an Australian author)

6 Stories = 6 Books (2 must be by Australian authors)
9 Stories = 9 Books (3 must be by Australian authors)

Level: 3 stories

0/3

1. The Frog King

Read a book with a green cover

2. Rapunzel
Read a book with long hair on the cover

3. Hansel and Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place.

4. The Three Spinning Women
Read a book that is third in a series

5. The Brave Little Tailor
Read a book where someone sews something

6. Cinderella
Read a book with a shoe on the cover

7. The Bremen Town Musicians
Read a book with a character who is a musician or character goes to listen to music

8. Tom Thumb
Read a book with a character who is a young boy (12 or under).

9. Mrs. Fox's Wedding
Read a book where the main characters are animals (shifters are okay)

10. Little Brier Rose
Read a book with a pink or blue cover

11. Snow White
Read a book with something to eat on the cover.

12. Rumpelstiltskin
Read a book that has a name in the title

Will add books later


message 29: by Sally906 (last edited May 24, 2018 02:23AM) (new)

Sally906 | 7 comments Updated to message 28


message 30: by Caroline (last edited Jun 27, 2018 04:48PM) (new)

Caroline Duncan | 13 comments Hi - this is my first attempt at this so hopefully I can do it properly.

Medium level

Progress 6/6

6 books - 2 by Aussie Authors

2. Rapunzel
Read a book with long hair on the cover

Friend Request
by Laura Marshall

3. Hansel and Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place
The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

8. Tom Thumb
Read a book with a character who is a young boy (12 or under).
The Eye of the Sheep by Sofie Laguna AA

10. Little Brier Rose
Read a book with a pink or blue cover
Cooktown by Andreas Heger AA


11. Snow White
Read a book with something to eat on the cover.

The Obituary Society by Jessica L. Randall

12. Rumpelstiltskin
Read a book that has a name in the title
The Secret Life of Violet Grant by Beatriz Williams


message 31: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

Brenda | 72224 comments Mod
Welcome to your first challenge! Can you shrink your covers please Caroline?


message 32: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

Brenda | 72224 comments Mod
Actually, you'd be better off to add your covers as you have with your authors, as we can't click on those covers to check out the books :)


message 33: by Anna (new)

Anna | 477 comments The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

i know i have seen this used for this category but is this a green enough cover for number 1??


message 34: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

Brenda | 72224 comments Mod
Anna wrote: "The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

i know i have seen this used for this category but is this a green enough cover for number 1??"


Yes that's fine Anna :)


message 35: by Sally906 (new)

Sally906 | 7 comments Updated to here.

I concur with Brenda - certainly green enough :)


message 36: by Kylie (last edited Jun 24, 2018 03:30AM) (new)

Kylie (kyliemaree) | 878 comments Another excellent challenge! You lovely ladies are so very clever!

I'm in for the Easy Level! :)

AR June 2018 Challenge - In the Grimm Mid-Winter
Duration: 01/06/2018 - 30/06/2018
Easy Level: 3 stories (3 books), and minimum of one AA author.

Progress: 3/3 - COMPLETED!!


1. The Frog King

Read a book with a green cover

Death of Riley by Rhys Bowen. Completed 15/06 - 5 stars.

10. Little Brier Rose

Read a book with a pink or blue cover

The Body Farm by Patricia Cornwell. Completed 24/06 - 5 stars.

12. Rumpelstiltskin

Read a book that has a name in the title

A Letter from Italy by Pamela Hart AA. Completed 16/06 - 5 stars.

Death of Riley (Molly Murphy Mysteries #2) by Rhys Bowen The Body Farm (Kay Scarpetta, #5) by Patricia Cornwell A Letter from Italy by Pamela Hart


message 37: by Sally906 (new)

Sally906 | 7 comments Updated to message 36


message 38: by Anna (new)

Anna | 477 comments does An Abundance of Katherines count as
3. Hansel & Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place


message 39: by Sally906 (new)

Sally906 | 7 comments Anna wrote: "does An Abundance of Katherines count as
3. Hansel & Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place"


Yes Anna. The blurb talks about a road trip.


message 40: by Caroline (new)

Caroline Duncan | 13 comments Brenda wrote: "Actually, you'd be better off to add your covers as you have with your authors, as we can't click on those covers to check out the books :)"

Thanks Brenda, should be fixed now, I hope!


message 41: by Kerri (last edited Jun 19, 2018 07:58PM) (new)

Kerri | 373 comments I'll aim for hard and see how I go

7/9

1. The Frog King
Read a book with a green cover
Let Me Lie by Clare Mackintosh

2. Rapunzel
Read a book with long hair on the cover
Simmering Season by Jenn J. McLeod AA

3. Hansel and Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place.
Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West by Blaine Harden

4. The Three Spinning Women
Read a book that is third in a series
The Liar by Steve Cavanagh

5. The Brave Little Tailor
Read a book where someone sews something
?Empress Orchid by Anchee Min

6. Cinderella
Read a book with a shoe on the cover
The Pact by S.E. Lynes

7. The Bremen Town Musicians
Read a book with a character who is a musician or character goes to listen to music
Mao's Last Dancer by Li Cunxin AA

8. Tom Thumb
Read a book with a character who is a young boy (12 or under).
We See the Stars by Kate van Hooft AA

9. Mrs. Fox's Wedding
Read a book where the main characters are animals (shifters are okay)

10. Little Brier Rose
Read a book with a pink or blue cover
The Plea by Steve Cavanagh

11. Snow White
Read a book with something to eat on the cover.

12. Rumpelstiltskin
Read a book that has a name in the title
Eleanor's Secret by Caroline Beecham AA

Let Me Lie by Clare Mackintosh Simmering Season by Jenn J. McLeod Escape from Camp 14 One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West by Blaine Harden The Liar (Eddie Flynn #3) by Steve Cavanagh Empress Orchid (Empress Orchid, #1) by Anchee Min The Pact by S.E. Lynes Mao's Last Dancer by Li Cunxin We See the Stars by Kate van Hooft The Plea (Eddie Flynn, #2) by Steve Cavanagh Eleanor's Secret by Caroline Beecham


message 42: by Sally906 (new)

Sally906 | 7 comments Have added you Kerri :)


message 43: by Brenda, Aussie Authors Queen (new)

Brenda | 72224 comments Mod
Caroline wrote: "Brenda wrote: "Actually, you'd be better off to add your covers as you have with your authors, as we can't click on those covers to check out the books :)"

Thanks Brenda, should be fixed now, I hope!"


Thanks Caroline :)


message 44: by Brad (new)

Brad | 70 comments Thanks Sally :)
My first thought was how am I going to find 3 books that match... and before you know it, I have 6...

1. The Frog King Read a book with a green cover.

Alien Het wezen by Alan Dean Foster
(true it is more black than green, but my paperback is pretty faded)
Alien by Alan Dean Foster

2. Rapunzel Read a book with long hair on the cover

Heller's Revenge (Heller, #2) by J.D. Nixon
Heller's Revenge by J.D. Nixon (Aussie Author)

3. Hansel and Gretel Read a book where a journey takes place.
I'm going out on a limb here, but with the title of "Dark Voyage", I am thinking there is some journey taking place ;-)
Dark Voyage by Helen Susan Swift
Dark Voyage by Helen Susan Swift

9. Mrs. Fox's Wedding Read a book where the main characters are animals (shifters are okay)
or
7. The Bremen Town Musicians Read a book with a character who is a musician or character goes to listen to music


The Last Coyote (Harry Bosch, #4) by Michael Connelly

The Last Coyote by Michael Connelly

I haven't read this but the title says 'coyote', the cover has a 'coyote', so I'm betting on a coyote making a scene or two.

Failing that, the main character Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch is a mad jazz fiend who is always listening to jazz, or attending jazz performances (whilst solving crimes no less).

11. Snow White Read a book with something to eat on the cover.

Sweet Poison, Why Sugar Makes Us Fat by David Gillespie

Mmmmmmmmmm donuts.....

Sweet Poison, Why Sugar Makes Us Fat by Aussie Author David Gillespie

12. Rumpelstiltskin Read a book that has a name in the title
Nefertiti's Heart (Artifact Hunters, #1) by A.W. Exley
Nefertiti's Heart by A.W. Exley (Kiwi Author)

Hope that ticks enough boxes!!!


message 45: by Sally906 (new)

Sally906 | 7 comments Looks good Brad :)

Have added you to the list.


message 46: by Li'l Owl (last edited Jun 25, 2018 01:39PM) (new)

 Li'l Owl | 2504 comments In The Grimm Mid Winter
June 1-30
Medium
❄ 6/6

1. The Frog King 
Read a book with a greenb cover

The Mother's Promise by Sally Hepworth AA 5★'s
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

3. Hansel and Gretel
Read a book where a journey takes place.

Untouchable by Sibel Hodge 5★'s
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

6. Cinderella 
Read a book with a shoe on the cover 

The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer 5★'s
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

8. Tom Thumb
Read a book with a character who is a young boy (12 or under).

The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy 4★'s
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

10. Little Brier Rose 
Read a book with a blue cover

Don't Tell a Soul by D.K. Hood AA
5★'s
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

12. Rumpelstiltskin
Read a book that has a name in the title

The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware 5★'s
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

The Mother's Promise by Sally Hepworth Untouchable by Sibel Hodge The Wishing Spell (The Land of Stories, #1) by Chris Colfer The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy Don't Tell a Soul by D.K. Hood The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

You are so creative, Sally! What fun! I can't resist choosing books for this challenge!


message 47: by Krystal (last edited Jun 26, 2018 05:36AM) (new)

Krystal (krystallee6363) | 1774 comments I'm gonna have a go at EASY

3 Stories = 3 Books (1 must be by an Australian author)
Progress: 3/3

2. Rapunzel
Read a book with long hair on the cover

A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J. Maas Review Here

6. Cinderella
Read a book with a shoe on the cover

Cinder by Marissa Meyer Review Here

10. Little Brier Rose
Read a book with a pink or blue cover

Black Sun Light My Way by Jo Spurrier (AA) Review Here

A Court of Frost and Starlight (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #3.1) by Sarah J. Maas Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer Black Sun Light My Way (Children of the Black Sun, #2) by Jo Spurrier


message 48: by Sally906 (new)

Sally906 | 7 comments Krystal wrote: "I'm gonna have a go at EASY

3 Stories = 3 Books (1 must be by an Australian author)

2. Rapunzel
Read a book with long hair on the cover
A Court of Frost and Starlight by [author:S..."


Have added you to the list. HEX is an interesting book - seems to be one of those love it or hate it books - no shades of grey


message 49: by Clare (new)

Clare Snow (claresnow) | 288 comments Krystal wrote: "HEX is about a witch with eyes sewn shut so I'm hoping there'll be a sewing sentence in there somewhere..."

Hex sounds horrific - Must read it :-)


message 50: by Sally906 (new)

Sally906 | 7 comments Clare wrote: "Krystal wrote: "HEX is about a witch with eyes sewn shut so I'm hoping there'll be a sewing sentence in there somewhere..."

Hex sounds horrific - Must read it :-)"


LOL - must read it was NOT the sentence that passed through my mind!


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