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message 1: by Jude: The Epic Reader, Group Organizer (last edited May 28, 2018 04:26PM) (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 Aug 30, 2018 01:55PM) (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 Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION:Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
NUMBER: 13
TASK: Listen to an audiobook
BOOK READ:Wildflower
AUTHOR: Drew Barrymore
DATE READ: June 3rd
RATING: 3 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: I listened to the audiobook


message 4: by Cláudia (last edited Jun 10, 2018 09:22AM) (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: June reads
NUMBER: 4
TASK: Reread a book you were forced to read in school
BOOK READ: Hamlet
AUTHOR: William Shakespeare
DATE READ: June 10th
RATING: 5 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: I read this book in school, and re-read it now.


message 5: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: Summer-Related Tasks
NUMBER: 10
TASK: Read a book that you can finish in one day
BOOK READ:My Real Name Is Hanna
AUTHOR: Tara Lynn Masih
DATE READ: June 16th
RATING: 4 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: Read this book in one day


message 6: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION:Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
NUMBER: 7
TASK: Read a book of poetry
BOOK READ:all of it is you.
AUTHOR: Nico Tortorella
DATE READ: June 17th
RATING: 1.5 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: this is a poetry book


message 7: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: July Reads
NUMBER: 7
TASK: Read a book about geek culture
BOOK READ: Wonder Woman: Warbringer
AUTHOR: Leigh Bardugo
DATE READ: June 22nd
RATING: 4 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: this book is about wonder woman a superhero, and superheroes are a part of geek culture


message 8: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: June Reads
NUMBER: 9
TASK: Read a book that features a father
BOOK READ:Fawkes
AUTHOR: Nadine Brandes
DATE READ: June 24th
RATING: stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: The main character Thomas goes on to find his father who is this complex character


message 9: by Cláudia (last edited Jun 28, 2018 08:47AM) (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: June reads
NUMBER: 5
TASK: Read a book you were supposed to read in school but didn't
BOOK READ: Romeo and Juliet
AUTHOR: William Shakespeare
DATE READ: June 27th
RATING: 4 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: I didn't read this book in school, and read it now.


message 10: by Cláudia (last edited Jun 28, 2018 08:46AM) (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: June reads
NUMBER: 10
TASK: Read a book that scares the beejesus out of you.
BOOK READ: The Killing
AUTHOR: David Hewson
DATE READ: June 28th
RATING: 2.75 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: this Book is enormous and its size scares me a lot


message 11: by Cláudia (last edited Jul 02, 2018 01:45PM) (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: June reads
NUMBER: 8
TASK: Read a book that features letters or journal entries
BOOK READ: Caraval
AUTHOR: Stephanie Garber
DATE READ: July 2nd
RATING: 5 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: there are letters from Legend to Scarllet and Donatella, and letters from Donatella and Scarllet to Legend


message 12: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments Section; July Reads
Number: 6
Task: Read a humorous book
Book Read: O Homem Que Mordeu o Cão - A Revolução
Author: Nuno Markl
Date Read: July 3rd
Rating: 3 stars
How it fits: It’s a humorous book


message 13: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: tasks to stretch your comfort zone
NUMBER: 6
TASK: Read a collection of short stories or essays
BOOK READ: Memória de Nova Iorque e Outros Ensaios
AUTHOR: João Lobo Antunes
DATE READ: July 5th
RATING: 3 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: It’s a collection of essays


message 14: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: tasks to stretch your comfort zone
NUMBER: 4
TASK: Read a book by an author of color
BOOK READ: The Sun Is Also a Star
AUTHOR: Nicola Yoon
DATE READ: July 8th
RATING: 4.5 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: It’s written by a Jamaican author


message 15: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: June Reads
NUMBER: 2
TASK: Read a book that takes place out in the great wide open
BOOK READ: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
AUTHOR: Cheryl Strayed
DATE READ: July 8th
RATING: 3 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: It’s a non-fiction book taking place on the Pacific Crest Trail


message 16: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: June Reads
NUMBER: 1
TASK: Read a book written by a LGBTQIA author of that features an LGBTQIA character
BOOK READ: Queens of Geek
AUTHOR: Jen Wilde
DATE READ: July 11th
RATING: 4 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: Charlie is Bisexual


message 17: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: Tasks to stretch your Comfort zone
NUMBER: 1
TASK:Read a book that features falling in or out of love
BOOK READ: Me Before You
AUTHOR: Jojo Moyes
DATE READ: July 15th
RATING: 3.5 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: Louisa falls out of love for Patrick and in love with Will


message 18: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: August Reads
NUMBER: 6
TASK:6.Read a book about feminism or written by a feminist
BOOK READ: Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
AUTHOR: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
DATE READ: July 18th
RATING: 4.5 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: it’s a feminist manifesto written by a feminist writer


message 19: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SETION: tasks to stretch your 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: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
AUTHOR: Stieg Larson
DATE READ: July 30th
RATING: 4.5 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: This book takes place in Sweden I’m from Portugal


message 20: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: tasks to stretch your comfort zone
NUMBER: 5
TASK: Read a book that was translated from another language
BOOK READ: The Invasion
AUTHOR: Peadar O’Guilin
DATE READ: August 4th
RATING: 5 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: This book was originally written in English and I read the Portuguese translation


message 21: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: tasks to stretch your comfort zone
NUMBER: 10
TASK: Read a book from the bottom of your TBR pile
BOOK READ: Eye of the Needle
AUTHOR: Ken Follett
DATE READ: August 4th
RATING: 3 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: This book has been on my TBR since 2013


message 22: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: Summer-Related Tasks
NUMBER: 7
TASK: Read a book that features fishing or fishermen
BOOK READ:Moby-Dick or, The Whale
AUTHOR: Herman Melville
DATE READ: August 9th
RATING: 3 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: in this book Ahab tries to catch the whale, which I’m considering as fishing


message 23: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: tasks to stretch your comfort zone
NUMBER: 14
TASK: Read a book that was translated from another language
BOOK READ: The Zürau Aphorisms
AUTHOR: Franz Kafka
DATE READ: August 13th
RATING: 4 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: I read the English translation


message 24: by Cláudia (new)

Cláudia (claudiiia_1) | 47 comments SECTION: August Reads
NUMBER: 4
TASK: Read a book that you can finish in one day
BOOK READ: The Sun and Her Flowers
AUTHOR: Rupi Kaur
DATE READ: August 28th
RATING: 4 stars
HOW IT FITS TASK: I read it in one day


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