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Shary (sharyfg) | 104 comments 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
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”
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
Sports-a-holic – Read a book that features a popular sport
Campfire Story – Read a book that scares the bejesus out of you
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
Take Pride– Read a book written by an LGBTQIA author or that features an LGBTQIA character
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
Into the Great Wide Open – Read a book that takes place out in the great wide open
It’s the End of the World – Read a book about the end of the world as we know it
School’s Out for Summer - Reread a book you were forced to read in school
Sick Day – Read a book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t
Hook ‘Em – Read a book that features fishing or fishermen
Sports-a-holic – Read a book that features a popular summer sport
Dear Penpal – Read a book that features letters or journal entries
Father Knows Best – Read a book that features a father
Campfire Story – Read a book that scares the bejesus out of you
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”
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
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


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Lori (tnbbc) | 10144 comments Mod
Good luck Shary!!!


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Shary (sharyfg) | 104 comments Lori wrote: "Good luck Shary!!!"
Thank you Lori! Super excited about this!


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