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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 02:01PM) (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 Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 18.
Task: Read a book that is becoming a movie this year
Book Read: The House with a Clock in Its Walls (Lewis Barnavelt, #1) by John Bellairs
Author: John Bellairs
Date Read: June 5th
Rating: 4****
How it Fits: Coming to theaters September, 2018.


message 4: by Shannara (last edited Jun 25, 2018 10:51AM) (new)

Shannara | 47 comments 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: When Katie Met Cassidy by Camille Perri
Author: Camille Perri
Date Read: June 18, 2018
Rating: 5*****
How it Fits: About a straight girl who falls for a Lesbian.


message 5: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: August Reads
Number: 1.
Task: Read a book that features falling in or out of love
Book Read: The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back (The Ugly Stepsister Series) by Sariah Wilson
Author: Sariah Wilson
Date Read: June 21, 2018
Rating: 3***
How it Fits: Teenage girl and boy fall in love with each other.


message 6: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: June Reads
Number: 1.
Task: Read a book written by a LGBTQIA author of that features an LGBTQIA character
Book Read: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (Creekwood, #1) by Becky Albertalli
Author: Becky Albertalli
Date Read: June 24, 2018
Rating: 5*****
How it Fits: About a gay teenage boy.


message 7: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: Summer-Related Tasks
Number: 10.
Task: Read a book that you can finish in one day
Book Read: Paxton VS The Undead by Kristen Middleton
Author: Kristen Middleton
Date Read: June 24, 2018
Rating: 4****
How it Fits: Finished it in one day.


message 8: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 6.
Task: Read a collection of short stories or essays
Book Read: Happily Ever After (The Selection, #0.4, 0.5, 2.5, 3.1, 3.5) by Kiera Cass
Author: Kiera Cass
Date Read: June 27, 2018
Rating: 4****
How it Fits: Book of short stories for the Selected series.


message 9: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 7.
Task: Read a book of poetry
Book Read: The Princess Saves Herself in this One (Women are Some Kind of Magic, #1) by Amanda Lovelace
Author: Amanda Lovelace
Date Read: July 1, 2018
Rating: 4****
How it Fits: Book of poetry.


message 10: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: August Reads
Number: 3.
Task: Read a book that takes place on an island or in which the characters find themselves stranded
Book Read: Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park, #1) by Michael Crichton
Author: Michael Crichton
Date Read: July 2, 2018
Rating: 5*****
How it Fits: Takes place on Isla Nublar, an island.


message 11: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: August Reads
Number: 4.
Task: Read a book that you can finish in one day
Book Read: Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Author: Neil Gaiman
Date Read: July 3, 2018
Rating: 5*****
How it Fits: Finished it in one day.


message 12: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: August Reads
Number: 8.
Task: Read a book in which the characters go on an adventure
Book Read: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling
Author: J. K. Rowling
Date Read: July 7, 2018
Rating: 5*****
How it Fits: Harry and his friends go on an adventure to find the Socerer's Stone.


message 13: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: June Reads
Number: 9.
Task: Read a book that features a father
Book Read: Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian
Author: Laura Sebastian
Date Read: July 10, 2018
Rating: 4****
How it Fits: Two of the main characters, the Kaiser and the Theyn are fathers of two other main characters, Soren & Crescentia and the theme of how they raise their children come up quite often.


message 14: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments July Reads
Number: 11.
Task: Read a book that takes place in or around a beach/ocean.
Book Read: Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
Author: Jonathan Swift
Date Read: July 9, 2018
Rating: 3***
How it Fits: Gulliver spends his time traveling via boat over the ocean and hanging out on multiple islands and is always near the ocean.


message 15: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 15.
Task: Read a book that takes place in a county- or focuses on a culture - other than your own.
Book Read: Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton
Author: Chanel Cleeton
Date Read: July 15, 2018
Rating: 5*****
How it Fits: Takes place in Havana, which is in Cuba.


message 16: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 12.
Task: Read a choose-your-own-Adventure novel
Book Read: INFECTED Will YOU Survive the Zombie Apocalypse? (Click Your Poison, #1) by James Schannep
Author: James Schannep
Date Read: July 17, 2018
Rating: 4****
How it Fits: It's a choose your own adventure book.


message 17: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 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: Flame in the Mist (Flame in the Mist, #1) by Renee Ahdieh
Author: Renee Ahdieh
Date Read: June 22, 2018
Rating: 4****
How it Fits: Takes place in Japan, which is a country in East Asia.


message 18: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 13.
Task: Listen to an audiobook
Book Read: To Die For by Alice Clark-Platts
Author: Alice Clark-Platts
Date Read: August 4th
Rating: 2**
How it Fits: It's an audiobook.


message 19: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: August Reads
Number: 7.
Task: Read a book that features a road trip.
Book Read: Wonder Woman Warbringer (DC Icons, #1) by Leigh Bardugo
Author: Leigh Bardugo
Date Read: August 4, 2018
Rating: 4****
How it Fits: The characters go on a road trip to get to the spring.


message 20: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 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: My Lady Jane (The Lady Janies, #1) by Cynthia Hand
Author: Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows
Date Read: August 11th
Rating: 5*****
How it Fits: Jane and G fall in love with each other!! <3


message 21: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: Summer-Related Tasks
Number: 4.
Task: Read a book that can be considered a beach read
Book Read: Still Lives by Maria Hummel
Author: Maria Hummel
Date Read: August 23, 2018
Rating: 2**
How it Fits: Per Amazon and Google, it’s a beach read.


message 22: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 4.
Task: Read a book by an author of color
Book Read: The Belles (The Belles #1) by Dhonielle Clayton
Author: Dhonielle Clayton
Date Read: August 30, 2018
Rating: 4****
How it Fits: Written by an author of color.


message 23: by Shannara (new)

Shannara | 47 comments Section: Tasks to stretch your comfort zone
Number: 5.
Task: Read a book that was translated from anothe language.
Book Read: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Date Read: August 31, 2018
Rating: 4****
How it Fits: This was translated from French to English.


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