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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 08:59AM) (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 Erin (new)

Erin  | 0 comments SECTION: Summer Related Tasks
NUMBER:10
TASK:Read book that you can finish in one day
BOOK READ: Sweetheart (Archie Sheridan & Gretchen Lowell, #2) by Chelsea Cain
AUTHOR:Chelsea Cain
DATE READ: June 2, 2018
RATING:5*****
HOW IT FITS TASK:I read it in one day


message 4: by Erin (new)

Erin  | 0 comments SECTION:Summer Related Tasks
NUMBER:9
TASK:Read a book that scares the beejesus out of you
BOOK READ: Evil at Heart (Archie Sheridan & Gretchen Lowell, #3) by Chelsea Cain
AUTHOR:Chelsea Cain
DATE READ: June 3, 2018
RATING:4.5****
HOW IT FITS TASK:Nothing scares me more than, when I read a book plotline that could actually happen. In this it's a cult killing random people for fun.


message 5: by Erin (last edited Jun 23, 2018 06:52PM) (new)

Erin  | 0 comments SECTION:Stretch Your Comfort Zone
NUMBER:11
TASK:Read A Book Thats Been On Your Goodreads Shelf For A While
BOOK READ: Last Call The Rise and Fall of Prohibition by Daniel Okrent
AUTHOR:Daniel Okrent
DATE READ: June 23, 2018
RATING:4.5****
HOW IT FITS TASK:This book has been on my GR shelves since September 2015


message 6: by Erin (last edited Jun 30, 2018 06:07PM) (new)

Erin  | 0 comments SECTION:June
NUMBER:9
TASK:Read a book that features a father
BOOK READ: The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X
AUTHOR:Malcolm X
DATE READ: June 30, 2018
RATING:5*****
HOW IT FITS TASK:Malcolm X was a father of 4.


message 7: by Erin (last edited Jul 11, 2018 04:36PM) (new)

Erin  | 0 comments SECTION:Summer Related Tasks
NUMBER:1
TASK:Read a book that takes place in The Great Wide Open
BOOK READ: Wild From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
AUTHOR:Cheryl Strayed
DATE READ: July 11, 2018
RATING:4****
HOW IT FITS TASK:Its about hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, which stretches from California to Washington State


message 8: by Erin (last edited Jul 14, 2018 02:32PM) (new)

Erin  | 0 comments SECTION:Stretch Your Comfort Zone
NUMBER:10
TASK:Read A Book From The Bottom Of Your TBR Pile
BOOK READ: Gerald's Game by Stephen King
AUTHOR:Stephen King
DATE READ: July 14, 2018
RATING:3***
HOW IT FITS TASK:Its been on my TBR for over a decade


message 9: by Erin (last edited Jul 31, 2018 03:01PM) (new)

Erin  | 0 comments SECTION:Summer Related Tasks
NUMBER:5
TASK:Read a book that takes place in or around a beach/ocean
BOOK READ: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
AUTHOR:Agatha Christie
DATE READ: July 31, 2018
RATING:3.5***
HOW IT FITS TASK:It takes place on a island.


message 10: by Erin (new)

Erin  | 0 comments SECTION:
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