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message 1: by Jude: The Epic Reader, Group Organizer (new)

Jude: The Epic Reader (imnotjude) | 321 comments Mod
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.


message 2: by Jude: The Epic Reader, Group Organizer (last edited Sep 06, 2018 01:59PM) (new)

Jude: The Epic Reader (imnotjude) | 321 comments Mod
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

3.Read a book that features a yellow, green, or sandy cover

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

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

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

Tasks to stretch your comfort zone

1.Read a book that features falling in or out of love

2.Read a book written by a LGBTQIA author or that features an LGBTQIA character

3.Read a book that takes place in a country-or focuses on a culture- other than your own

4.Read a book by an author of color

5.Read a book that was translated from another language

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

9.Read a classic or contemporary western

10.Read a book from the bottom of your TBR pile

11.Read a book that’s been sitting on you Goodreads shelves for a while

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

16.Read a book by an author of colour

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

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

9.Read a book that features a father

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

5.Read a book that has the words red, white, or blue in the title

6.Read a humorous book

7.Read a book about geek culture

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

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

5.Read a book that you picked up at a library sale or thrift store

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

9.Read a book that you bought while on vacation


message 3: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Alycia | 64 comments SECTION: Summer/June
NUMBER: 9/10
TASK: A book that scared the bejesus out of you (I’m easy to scare)
BOOK READ: Escape from Asylum
AUTHOR: Madeleine Roux
DATE READ: June 6 - June 8
RATING: 5/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: creeped me out so much!


message 4: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Alycia | 64 comments SECTION: Stretch your Comfort Zone
NUMBER: 6
TASK: Read a collection of short stories or essaies
BOOK READ: The Radical Element
AUTHOR: Jessica Spotswood
DATE READ: June 9
RATING: 4/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: collection of short stories


message 5: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Alycia | 64 comments SECTION: Summer/June
NUMBER: 1/2
TASK: Read a book that takes place out in the great wide open
BOOK READ: Rebel of the Sands
AUTHOR: Alwyn Hamilton
DATE READ: June 20 - June 23
RATING: 4/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: it takes place in the desert


message 6: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Alycia | 64 comments SECTION: summer/August
NUMBER: 10/4
TASK: book you can read in a day
BOOK READ: Prisoner of Azkaban
AUTHOR: JK Rowling
DATE READ: June 16
RATING: 5/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: Read it in a day (multiple times lol)


message 7: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Alycia | 64 comments SECTION: Stretch your comfort zone
NUMBER: 3
TASK: Read a book that takes place in a country other than your own
BOOK READ: The Lying Game
AUTHOR: Rute Ware
DATE READ: June 17 - June 20
RATING: 4/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: takes place in England (I’m from the US)


message 8: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Alycia | 64 comments SECTION: Summer
NUMBER: 3
TASK: Read a book that features a yellow, green, or sandy cover
BOOK READ: Goblet of Fire
AUTHOR: JK Rowling
DATE READ: 8/10-8/19
RATING: 5/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: all green cover


message 9: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Alycia | 64 comments SECTION: Summer
NUMBER: 4
TASK: Read a book that could be considered a beach read
BOOK READ: In a dark, Dark Wood
AUTHOR: Ruth Ware
DATE READ: 8/20/8/23
RATING: 5/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: I consider dark, mysterious books beach reads


message 10: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Alycia | 64 comments SECTION: Summer
NUMBER: 6
TASK: Read a book that takes place on the water
BOOK READ: Daughter of the Pirate King
AUTHOR: Tricia Levenseller
DATE READ: 7/14-7/16
RATING: 5/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: most of the book takes places on a ship on the ocean


message 11: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Alycia | 64 comments SECTION: Comfort Zone
NUMBER: 1
TASK: Read a book that features falling in or out of love
BOOK READ: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
AUTHOR: Jenny Han
DATE READ: 8/5-8/8
RATING: 4/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: MC falls in and out of love throughout the book


message 12: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Alycia | 64 comments SECTION: Comfort Zone
NUMBER: 10
TASK: Read a book from the bottom of your TBR pile
BOOK READ: Untamed
AUTHOR: AG Howard
DATE READ: 7/7
RATING: 3.5/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: I didn’t plan on picking it up for a while still


message 13: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Alycia | 64 comments SECTION: Comfort Zone
NUMBER: 11
TASK: Read a book that’s been sitting on your Goodreads shelf a while
BOOK READ: The Wicked Will arise
AUTHOR: Danielle Paige
DATE READ: 8/9-8/19
RATING: 4/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: It’s been on my goodreads shelf for years


message 14: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Alycia | 64 comments SECTION: June
NUMBER: 8
TASK: Read a book that features letters or journal entries
BOOK READ: The Guernesy Literary and Potatoe Peel Pie Society
AUTHOR: Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer
DATE READ: 7/31-8/4
RATING: 4/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: the whole book is letters between the characters


message 15: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Alycia | 64 comments SECTION: June
NUMBER: 9
TASK: Read a book that features a father
BOOK READ: Court of Shadows
AUTHOR: Madeleine Roux
DATE READ: 7/17-7/23
RATING: 4.5/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: just trust me it does, there’s lots of stuff about fathers in this book


message 16: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Alycia | 64 comments SECTION: July
NUMBER: 8
TASK: Read a book that takes place in outer space
BOOK READ: UnEarther
AUTHOR: Amie Kaufman and Megan Spooner
DATE READ: 6/26-6/30
RATING: 4/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: it’s on another planet


message 17: by Nicole (last edited Aug 31, 2018 07:50PM) (new)

Nicole Alycia | 64 comments SECTION: August
NUMBER: 8
TASK: Read a book in which the characters go on an adventure
BOOK READ: The Titan’s Curse
AUTHOR: Rick Riordan
DATE READ: 6/23-6/26
RATING: 5/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: they’re always on an adventure in his books

SECTION: August
NUMBER: 9
TASK: Read a book you bought while on vacation
BOOK READ: Blood for Blood
AUTHOR: Ryan Graudin
DATE READ: 8/24-8/30
RATING: 4/5
HOW IT FITS TASK: I bought it while on vacation


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