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Alice (paperwhales) | 21 comments I have decided to take part in the Goodreads Summer Challenge!

Summer Related Tasks:

Into the Great Wide Open– Read a book that takes place out in the great wide open
Get your Grill On - Read a book that features summer recipes or outdoor summer activities
The Colors of Summer – Read a book that features a yellow, green, or sandy cover
Beach Bum - Read a book that could be considered a “beach read”
Sand Between My Toes - Read a book that takes place in or around a beach/ocean
Ocean Blue – Read a book that takes place out on the water
Hook ‘Em – Read a book that features fishing or fishermen
Sports-a-holic – Read a book that features a popular sport
Campfire Story – Read a book that scares the bejesus out of you
One and Done – Read a book that you can finish in one day

Stretch Your Comfort Zone Tasks:

Let’s Get It On – read a book that features falling in or out of love
Take Pride– Read a book written by an LGBTQIA author or that features an LGBTQIA character
Read the World -Read a book that takes place in a country, or focuses on a culture, other than your own
Diversify Yourself – Read a book by an author of color
You Have a Funny Accent – Read a book that was translated from another language
Won’t Be Long – Read a collection of short stories or essays
My What Big Teeth You Have – Read a book that puts a spin on a well-known fairy tale
High Noon – Read a classic or contemporary Western
TBRing It – Read a book from the bottom of your TBR pile
Unshelve it – Read a book that’s been sitting on your Goodreads Shelves for a while


message 2: by Alice (last edited Jul 08, 2018 01:33PM) (new)

Alice (paperwhales) | 21 comments Summer Related Tasks:

Into the Great Wide Open– Read a book that takes place out in the great wide open
The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, #1) by Rick Riordan
Gonna hopefully re-read the whole series

Get your Grill On - Read a book that features summer recipes or outdoor summer activities

The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater

The Colors of Summer – Read a book that features a yellow, green, or sandy cover

The End We Start From by Megan Hunter

Beach Bum - Read a book that could be considered a “beach read”

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (Guide, #1) by Mackenzi Lee

Sand Between My Toes - Read a book that takes place in or around a beach/ocean

Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno

Ocean Blue – Read a book that takes place out on the water

Daughter of the Siren Queen (Daughter of the Pirate King, #2) by Tricia Levenseller

Hook ‘Em – Read a book that features fishing or fishermen

War of the Whales A True Story by Joshua Horwitz

Sports-a-holic – Read a book that features a popular sport

Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher

Campfire Story – Read a book that scares the bejesus out of you

Slasher Girls & Monster Boys by April Genevieve Tucholke

One and Done – Read a book that you can finish in one day

The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O'Neill


message 3: by Alice (last edited Jul 13, 2018 03:25AM) (new)

Alice (paperwhales) | 21 comments Stretch Your Comfort Zone Tasks:

Let’s Get It On – read a book that features falling in or out of love

Grace & Fury by Tracy Banghart

Take Pride– Read a book written by an LGBTQIA author or that
features an LGBTQIA character

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Read the World -Read a book that takes place in a country, or focuses on a culture, other than your own

Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1) by Amie Kaufman

Diversify Yourself – Read a book by an author of color

The Wrath & the Dawn (The Wrath & the Dawn, #1) by Renee Ahdieh

You Have a Funny Accent – Read a book that was translated from another language

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Won’t Be Long – Read a collection of short stories or essays

Because You Love to Hate Me 13 Tales of Villainy by Ameriie

My What Big Teeth You Have – Read a book that puts a spin on a well-known fairy tale

Circe by Madeline Miller

I know it was a myth but who cares

High Noon – Read a classic or contemporary Western

All Out The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens Throughout the Ages by Saundra Mitchell

TBRing It – Read a book from the bottom of your TBR pile

Red Sister (Book of the Ancestor, #1) by Mark Lawrence

Unshelve it – Read a book that’s been sitting on your Goodreads Shelves for a while

A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes, #3) by Sabaa Tahir


message 4: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10141 comments Mod
Good luck!! And thanks for joining in!


message 5: by Alice (new)

Alice (paperwhales) | 21 comments Starting Whale Talk (Summer sports) and have bought Illuminae


message 6: by Alice (new)

Alice (paperwhales) | 21 comments COMPLETED: Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher

Summer Sports Completed


message 7: by Alice (new)

Alice (paperwhales) | 21 comments COMPLETED: Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1) by Amie Kaufman

Read the World Completed


COMPLETED: A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes, #3) by Sabaa Tahir

Unshelve It Completed


message 8: by Alice (new)

Alice (paperwhales) | 21 comments COMPLETED: Grace & Fury by Tracy Banghart

Let's Get It On Completed


message 9: by Alice (new)

Alice (paperwhales) | 21 comments COMPLETED: Red Sister (Book of the Ancestor, #1) by Mark Lawrence

From the Bottom of your TBR pile Completed

I wish it stayed at the bottom of my TBR pile


message 10: by Alice (new)

Alice (paperwhales) | 21 comments COMPLETED Daughter of the Siren Queen (Daughter of the Pirate King, #2) by Tricia Levenseller

Ocean Blue Completed


COMPLETED: The Wrath & the Dawn (The Wrath & the Dawn, #1) by Renee Ahdieh

Diversify Yourself Completed

Nothing about this book was diverse besides the setting


message 11: by Alice (new)

Alice (paperwhales) | 21 comments COMPLETED:

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (Montague Siblings, #1) by Mackenzi Lee

Beach Bum Completed

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

You Have a Funny Accent Completed


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