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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 Jul 17, 2018 09:01AM) (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 teeg ✮ (last edited Jun 18, 2018 01:32AM) (new)

teeg ✮ (tayythompp) | 14 comments LATE START HOPEFULLY I CAN DO THIS. I had a wedding and just a bunch of family stuff going on but we back.
Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 6
Task: Read a collection of short stories or essays
Book read: Stars Above (The Lunar Chronicles, #4.5) by Marissa Meyer
Author: Marissa Meyer
Date read: June 15th
Rating: ★★★★
How it fits: Buncha cute cute short stories, the last one had me sobbing it's fine


message 4: by teeg ✮ (new)

teeg ✮ (tayythompp) | 14 comments Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 1
Task: Read a book that features falling in or out of love
Book read: Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian
Author: Laura Sebastian
Date Read: June 18th
Rating: ★★★
How it fits: I don't even know how many times all of these characters claimed to love one another and then hate one another so this has to have fit lol.


message 5: by teeg ✮ (new)

teeg ✮ (tayythompp) | 14 comments Section: Summer related tasks
Number: 2
Task: Read a book that features summer recipes or outdoor summer activities
Book Read: Love, Life, and the List by Kasie West
Author: Kasie West
Date Read: June 19th
Rating: ★★★
How it fits: Her whole list is doing pretty much a bucket list, and it's in the summer: tide pools, beaches, and 4th of July partaysssss


message 6: by teeg ✮ (new)

teeg ✮ (tayythompp) | 14 comments Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 4
Task: Read a book by an author of color
Book Read: Warcross (Warcross, #1) by Marie Lu
Author: Marie Lu
Date Read: June 26th
Rating: ★★★★★
How it fits: She was born in China, and is Chinese, but also American writing stupid good books in California


message 7: by teeg ✮ (new)

teeg ✮ (tayythompp) | 14 comments Section: Summer related tasks
Number: 9
Task: Read a book that scares the bejesus out of you
Book Read: Gemina (The Illuminae Files, #2) by Amie Kaufman
Author: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
Date Read: July 1st
Rating: ★★★★★
How it fits: 1. Scary computer and artificial intelligence. 2. Scary freaking snake medusa slithery shit. 3. Scary group of 24 killers


message 8: by teeg ✮ (last edited Jul 01, 2018 09:41PM) (new)

teeg ✮ (tayythompp) | 14 comments Section: Summer related tasks
Number: 3
Task: Read a book that features a yellow, green, or sandy cover
Book Read: Gregor the Overlander (Underland Chronicles, #1) by Suzanne Collins
Author: Suzanne Collins
Date Read: July 1st
Rating: ★★★★★
How it fits: This cover has not only yellow but also green so I'm kinda winning


message 9: by teeg ✮ (new)

teeg ✮ (tayythompp) | 14 comments Section: Summer related tasks
Number: 10
Task: Read a book you can finish in one day
Book Read: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane (Underland Chronicles, #2) by Suzanne Collins
Author: Suzanne Collins
Date Read: July 2nd
Rating: ★★★★★
How it fits: Honestly I think I could finish this entire series in a day, but I need to slow down because I'm gonna make myself sad when its over.


message 10: by teeg ✮ (new)

teeg ✮ (tayythompp) | 14 comments Section: Summer related tasks
Number: 6
Task: Read a book that takes place on the water
Book Read: Daughter of the Siren Queen (Daughter of the Pirate King, #2) by Tricia Levenseller
Author: Tricia Levenseller
Date Read: July 4th
Rating: ★★★★★
How it fits: I mean they're pirates, they have ships, that sail on water, also she's a siren so more water *shrugs*


message 11: by teeg ✮ (new)

teeg ✮ (tayythompp) | 14 comments Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 7
Task: Read a book of poetry
Book Read: The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur
Author: Rupi Kaur
Date Read: July 5th
Rating: ★★★.5??
How it fits: I'm really trying to come up with funny (lol I'm not that funny so weird?) things to say on all the how it fits but like this is poetry. So, alas this is in the poetry category?


message 12: by teeg ✮ (new)

teeg ✮ (tayythompp) | 14 comments Section: 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: Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1) by Laini Taylor
Author: Laini Taylor
Date Read: July 10th
Rating: ★★★★
How it fits: Mostly based in the Czech Republic, however they go like everywhere that I don't live so I'm jealous


message 13: by teeg ✮ (new)

teeg ✮ (tayythompp) | 14 comments Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 12
Task: Read a choose-your-own-Adventure book
Book Read: Can You Survive the Jungle? An Interactive Survival Adventure by Matthew John Doeden
Author: Matt Doeden
Date Read: July 13th
Rating: ★★
How it fits: Does it count if it's still a choose your own adventure just not the trademarked best kind? lolol but I died multiple times in this so its fine


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