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Here you can keep update on your challenge.
Challenge starts June 1st
Challenge ends August 31st
EACH COMPLETION POST MUST INCLUDE:
SECTION:
NUMBER:
TASK:
BOOK READ:
AUTHOR:
DATE READ:
RATING:
HOW IT FITS TASK:

EXAMPLE:
Section; Summer
Number: 4
Task: Read a book that could be considered a 'beach read'
Book Read: The Vacationers by Emma Straub
Author: Emma Straub
Date Read: June 20th
Rating: 5*****
How it fits: Water and beaches.


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Summer-Related Tasks
1.Read a book that takes place out in the great wide open

2.Read a book that features summer recipes or outdoor summer activities
Wallbanger (Cocktail, #1) by Alice Clayton

3.Read a book that features a yellow, green, or sandy cover
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6) by J.K. Rowling

4.Read a book that could be considered a “beach read”

5.Read a book that takes place in or around a beach/ocean
Kamisama Kiss, Vol. 18 by Julietta Suzuki

6.Read a book that takes place on the water

7.Read a book that features fishing or fishermen

8.Read a book that features a popular summer sport

9.Read a book that scares the bejesus out of you

10.Read a book that you can finish in one day
The Throne of Fire (The Kane Chronicles, #2) by Rick Riordan

Tasks to stretch your comfort zone

1.Read a book that features falling in or out of love
The Bird and the Sword (The Bird and the Sword Chronicles, #1) by Amy Harmon

2.Read a book written by a LGBTQIA author or that features an LGBTQIA character
Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1) by Patricia Briggs

3.Read a book that takes place in a country-or focuses on a culture- other than your own
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5) by J.K. Rowling

4.Read a book by an author of color
Flame in the Mist (Flame in the Mist, #1) by Renee Ahdieh

5.Read a book that was translated from another language
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

6.Read a collection of short stories or essays

7.Read a book of poetry

8.Read a book that puts a spin on a well-known fairy tale
Followed by Frost by Charlie N. Holmberg

9.Read a classic or contemporary western
Texas Destiny by Lorraine Heath

10.Read a book from the bottom of your TBR pile
Tiger's Curse (The Tiger Saga, #1) by Colleen Houck

11.Read a book that’s been sitting on you Goodreads shelves for a while
The Falconer (The Falconer, #1) by Elizabeth May

12.Read a choose-your-own-Adventure novel

13.Listen to an audiobook

14.Read a book that was translated from another language

15.Read a book that takes place in a country - or focuses on a culture - other than your own
Kamisama Kiss, Vol. 1 by Julietta Suzuki

16.Read a book by an author of color
Kamisama Kiss, Vol. 2 by Julietta Suzuki

17.Read a book that takes place in the future

18.Read a book that is becoming a movie this year

June Reads

1.Read a book written by a LGBTQIA author of that features an LGBTQIA character

2.Read a book that takes place out in the great wide open
Native Gold (California Legends, #1) by Glynnis Campbell

3.Read a book about the end of the world as we know it

4.Reread a book you were forced to read in school

5.Read a book you were supposed to read in school but didn't

6.Read a book that features fishing or fisherman

7.Read a book that features a popular summer sport

8.Read a book that features letters or journal entries
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling

9.Read a book that features a father
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4) by J.K. Rowling

10.Read a book that scares the bejesus out of you

11.Read a book that takes place on the water

July Reads

1.Read a book that features summer recipes or outdoor summer activities

2.Read a book that features a family reuniting or hanging out for the summer

3.Read a book about your country's independence

4.Read a book that features a yellow, green, or sandy cover
The Plastic Magician (The Paper Magician, #4) by Charlie N. Holmberg

5.Read a book that has the words red, white, or blue in the title
Ruby Red (Precious Stone Trilogy, #1) by Kerstin Gier

6.Read a humorous book
Kamisama Kiss, Vol. 3 by Julietta Suzuki

7.Read a book about geek culture
Circe by Madeline Miller

8.Read a book that takes place in outer space

9.Read a book that takes place at a nudist colony or features nudists

10.Read a book that could be considered a "beach read"

11.Read a book that takes place in or around a beach/ocean

August Reads

1.Read a book that features falling in or out of love
The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

2.Read a book that takes place in a bar or heavily features drinks/drinking

3.Read a book that takes place on an island or in which the characters find themselves stranded

4.Read a book that you can finish in a day
Kamisama Kiss, Vol. 5 by Julietta Suzuki

5.Read a book that you picked up at a library sale or thrift store
The Princess Diaries (The Princess Diaries, #1) by Meg Cabot

6.Read a book about feminism or written by a feminist

7.Read a book that features a road trip

8.Read a book in which the characters go on an adventure
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7) by J.K. Rowling

9.Read a book that you bought while on vacation


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SECTION: Summer
NUMBER:10
TASK: A book you read in a day
BOOK READ: The Throne of Fire (Kane Chronicles, #2) by Rick Riordan
AUTHOR: Rick Riordan
DATE READ: June 1st
RATING: 3***
HOW IT FITS TASK: Read it in a day


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Section: June
Number: 8
Task: Read a book that features letters or journal entries
Book Read; Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling
Author; J.K. Rowling
Date Read: June 5th
How it fits: Tom Riddle's journal and theres also school letters and birthday letters that Harry gets.


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Section: June
Number: 9
Task: Read a book that features a father
Book Read: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4) by J.K. Rowling
Author; J.K. Rowling
Date Read: June 9th
How it fits: Arthur Weasley


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Section: Summer
Number: 3
Task:Read a book that features a yellow, green, or sandy cover
Book Read: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6) by J.K. Rowling
Author; J.K. Rowling
Date Read: June 16th
How it fits: Green cover


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Section: August
Number: 8
Task: 8.Read a book in which the characters go on an adventure
Book Read: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7) by J.K. Rowling
Author; J.K. Rowling
Date Read: June 19th
How it fits: They go on an adventure through the wizarding world, through the forest and Gringotts


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Section: Comfort Zone
Number: 3
Task: Read a book that takes place in a country-or focuses on a culture- other than your own
Book Read: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5) by J.K. Rowling
Author; J.K. Rowling
Date Read: June 13th
How it fits: Takes place in Britain


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Section: July
Number: 7
Task: Read a book about geek culture
Book Read: Circe by Madeline Miller
Author; Madeline Miller
Date Read: June 20th
How it fits: Based on Greek mythology


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Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 1
Tasks: Read a book that features falling in or out of love
Book Read: The Bird and the Sword (The Bird and the Sword Chronicles, #1) by Amy Harmon
Author: Amy Harmon
Date Read: July 2nd
How it fits: Lark and Trias


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Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 2
Task: Read a book written by a LGBTQIA author or that features an LGBTQIA character
Book Read: Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1) by Patricia Briggs
Author: Patricia Briggs
Date Read: July 12th
How it fits: Warren and Kyle


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Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 4
Task: Read a book by an author of color
Book Read: Flame in the Mist (Flame in the Mist, #1) by Renee Ahdieh
Author: Renee Ahdieh
Date Read: June 23rd
How it fits: Ahdieh


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Section: July
Number: 5
Task: Read a book that has the words red, white, or blue in the title
Book Read: Ruby Red (Precious Stone Trilogy, #1) by Kerstin Gier
Author: Kerstin Gier
Date Read: July 10th
How it fits: ruby RED


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SECTION: Summer
NUMBER: 2
TASK:Read a book that features summer recipes or outdoor summer activities
BOOK READ: Wallbanger (Cocktail, #1) by Alice Clayton
AUTHOR: Alice Clayton
DATE READ: Aug 7
RATING: 4****
HOW IT FITS TASK: They go hiking, and they talk a lot of outdoor activities.


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SECTION: Summer
NUMBER:5
TASK: Read a book that takes place in or around a beach/ocean
BOOK READ: Kamisama Kiss, Vol. 18 by Julietta Suzuki
AUTHOR: Julietta Suzuki
DATE READ: Aug 25
RATING: 3***
HOW IT FITS TASK: They go to an island for a school trip. And they live in Japan.


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SECTION: Comfort Zone
NUMBER: 5
TASK: Read a book that was translated from another language
BOOK READ: The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
AUTHOR: Gaston Leroux
DATE READ: Aug 20
RATING: 5*****
HOW IT FITS TASK: Translated from french


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SECTION: Comfort Zone
NUMBER: 8
TASK: Read a book that puts a spin on a well-known fairy tale
BOOK READ: Followed by Frost by Charlie N. Holmberg
AUTHOR: Charlie N. Holmberg
DATE READ: Aug 5
RATING: 5*****
HOW IT FITS TASK: A spin of The Snow Queen and maybe even Frozen


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SECTION: Comfort Zone
NUMBER: 9
TASK: Read a classic or contemporary western
BOOK READ: Texas Destiny by Lorraine Heath
AUTHOR: Lorraine Heath
DATE READ: July 23
RATING: 3***
HOW IT FITS TASK: Its set in the west and its very 'manifest destiny-ish


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SECTION: Comfort Zone
NUMBER: 10
TASK: Read a book from the bottom of your TBR pile
BOOK READ: Tiger's Curse (The Tiger Saga, #1) by Colleen Houck
AUTHOR: Colleen Houck
DATE READ: Aug 8
RATING: 1*
HOW IT FITS TASK: It has been on my TBR forever...and its should've stayed on it.


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SECTION: Comfort
NUMBER: 11
TASK: Read a book that's been sitting on your Goodreads shelves for a while
BOOK READ: The Falconer (The Falconer, #1) by Elizabeth May
AUTHOR: Elizabeth May
DATE READ: July 28
RATING: 3***
HOW IT FITS TASK: Its been on my TBR shelf for a while


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SECTION: Comfort Zone
NUMBER: 15
TASK: Read a book that takes place in a country-or focuses on a country-other than your own
BOOK READ: Kamisama Kiss, Vol. 1 by Julietta Suzuki
AUTHOR: Julietta Suzuki
DATE READ: Aug 21
RATING: 5*****
HOW IT FITS TASK: Set in Japan


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SECTION: Comfort Zone
NUMBER: 16
TASK: Read a book by an author of color
BOOK READ: Kamisama Kiss, Vol. 2 by Julietta Suzuki
AUTHOR: Julietta Suzuki
DATE READ: Aug 22
RATING: 4****
HOW IT FITS TASK: The author is Japanese


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SECTION: June
NUMBER: 2
TASK: Read a book that takes place out in the great wide open
BOOK READ: Native Gold (California Legends, #1) by Glynnis Campbell
AUTHOR: Glynnis Campbell
DATE READ: July 24
RATING: 3***
HOW IT FITS TASK: Its about Native Americans and just being outside and drawing


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SECTION: July
NUMBER: 4
TASK: Read a book that features a yellow, green, or sandy color
BOOK READ: The Plastic Magician (The Paper Magician, #4) by Charlie N. Holmberg
AUTHOR: Charlie N. Holmberg
DATE READ: Aug 3
RATING: 3***
HOW IT FITS TASK: its a yellowish, sandish color


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SECTION: July
NUMBER: 6
TASK: Read a humorous book
BOOK READ: Kamisama Kiss, Vol. 4 by Julietta Suzuki
AUTHOR: Julietta Suzuki
DATE READ: Aug 22
RATING: 4****
HOW IT FITS TASK: This series is soo funny; its a regular romantic comedy


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SECTION: Aug
NUMBER: 1
TASK: Read a book that features falling in or out of love
BOOK READ: The Hating Game by Sally Thorne
AUTHOR: Sally Thorne
DATE READ: Aug 6
RATING: 5*****
HOW IT FITS TASK: The two main characters..fall in love


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SECTION: Aug
NUMBER:4
TASK: Read a book that you can finish in a day
BOOK READ: Kamisama Kiss, Vol. 5 by Julietta Suzuki
AUTHOR: Julietta Suzuki
DATE READ: Aug 23th
RATING: 4****
HOW IT FITS TASK: I can and I did


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SECTION: Aug
NUMBER: 5
TASK: Read a book that you picked up at a library sale
BOOK READ: The Princess Diaries (The Princess Diaries, #1) by Meg Cabot
AUTHOR: Meg Cabot
DATE READ: July 25
RATING: 3***
HOW IT FITS TASK: I got it from a library sale.


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