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message 1: by Danielle The Book Huntress , Loves 'Em Lethal (last edited Jul 01, 2018 08:52PM) (new)

 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 9737 comments Mod


DHASG June Challenge

Duration: 1 June 2018 - 30 June 2018

Introduction: June is here! The middle month of the year and also the first month of summer. Let's enjoy all that June offers, including reading!

Rules:

1. Any DHASG member can participate in the challenge.
2. Books must be read between June 1st and June 30th.
3. A book may only be used once in the challenge.
4. Please sign up and list your stats or link to the completed stats listing when you finish the challenge.
5. In your stats, include book title, author, date read, and how it represents the specific part of the challenge.
6. Enjoy and happy reading!

Levels:
1. A Dozen Roses: Read 8-12 books.
2. Hello Summer: Read 5-7 books.
3. Goodbye Spring: Read 3-4 books.

Categories
:

1.The Longest Day of the Year: June 19th is the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, and the first day of summer. Read a book that takes place in summer or represents the change of the season from spring to summer.
2.A Rose is Still a Rose: June is Rose Month. Read a book representing a fact or aspect of the Queen of Flowers. Here's a list of facts: http://www.flowerweb.com/ar/article/1.... You could even read a book with a rose on the cover or with a character named Rose or written by a Rose.
3.June Will Break Your Heart: Author Marie Lu wrote: "June will break your heart. I can see it already. She'll shatter you into a million pieces. " Read a book about heartbreak this month.
4.Pride Month: June is GLBTQIA Pride Month. Read a book with a character or storyline that focuses on a GLBTQIA person or persons.
5.Cat People: June is Adopt a Cat Month. Select a book that includes the storyline of a person adopting a cat or a cat adopting a person.
6.Sweet Like Candy: June is Candy Month. Read a book that represents a fascinating fact about candy or is associated with a type of candy. http://mentalfloss.com/article/507656....
https://www.listchallenges.com/100-po...
https://www.listchallenges.com/candy-...
7.Sound and Thunder: The last full week of June is Lightning Safety Week. Lightning is a natural phenomena due to electrical discharge between clouds. Read a book that pertains to lightning in some way. Here's a list of facts about lightning: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/en...
8.Best Friend: June 8th is Best Friend Day, a day to honor and cherish your treasured best friend. Read a book that includes a storyline heavily focused on a pair of best friends.
9.Juneteenth: June 19th is the day in which Texan enslaved peoples found out that President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation had freed them, nearly 2.5 years after the event had taken place. Read a book that focuses on American slavery and abolition, or that deals with the concept of freedom from bondage.
10.K.I.S.S.I.N.G: June 6 is International Kissing Day, and June 19th is National Kissing Day. Theses days are set aside to enjoy that activity of kissing. Read a book that features a spectacular kiss, or has a kiss taking place on the cover.
11.Selfie: June 21st is National Selfie Day. A selfie is when a person takes a picture of themselves alone or with another person. Read a book that has a first person point of view type narration.
12. The Sporting Life: There are several holidays this month focused on sporting activties. Read a book centered around the playing of a sport or focused on a person who enjoys a sport, either as a hobby or a career.
Bonus: Father Figure: Celebrate Father's Day on June 17th with a story that involves a father-child relationship (even if they aren't actually related by blood).

Information about June taken from the Holiday Insights Page: http://holidayinsights.com/moreholida...







Challenge Participants

Emily
Treece
Tina Theresa
Chocolatesoup
Suzanne
Kelly



message 2: by Danielle The Book Huntress , Loves 'Em Lethal (new)

 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 9737 comments Mod
I am so sorry this is so late. You can definitely count any books you read on June 1st or 2nd.


message 3: by Emily (last edited Jul 02, 2018 07:51PM) (new)

Emily | 24 comments Levels:
1. A Dozen Roses: Read 8-12 books.
2. Hello Summer: Read 5-7 books.
3. Goodbye Spring: Read 3-4 books.

Categories:

1.The Longest Day of the Year: June 19th is the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, and the first day of summer. Read a book that takes place in summer or represents the change of the season from spring to summer. Unleashed by Sara Humphries 6.1
2.A Rose is Still a Rose: June is Rose Month. Read a book representing a fact or aspect of the Queen of Flowers. Here's a list of facts: http://www.flowerweb.com/ar/article/1.... You could even read a book with a rose on the cover or with a character named Rose or written by a Rose.Flirt by Penny Wylder 6.10
3.June Will Break Your Heart: Author Marie Lu wrote: "June will break your heart. I can see it already. She'll shatter you into a million pieces. " Read a book about heartbreak this month. Fat Cat Liar by Ahren Sanders 6.5
4.Pride Month: June is GLBTQIA Pride Month. Read a book with a character or storyline that focuses on a GLBTQIA person or persons. Stakeout by Brittany Crowley and Karen Raines 6.1
5.Cat People: June is Adopt a Cat Month. Select a book that includes the storyline of a person adopting a cat or a cat adopting a person.
6.Sweet Like Candy: June is Candy Month. Read a book that represents a fascinating fact about candy or is associated with a type of candy. http://mentalfloss.com/article/507656....
https://www.listchallenges.com/100-po...
https://www.listchallenges.com/candy-...
7.Sound and Thunder: The last full week of June is Lightning Safety Week. Lightning is a natural phenomena due to electrical discharge between clouds. Read a book that pertains to lightning in some way. Here's a list of facts about lightning: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/en...
8.Best Friend: June 8th is Best Friend Day, a day to honor and cherish your treasured best friend. Read a book that includes a storyline heavily focused on a pair of best friends.
9.Juneteenth: June 19th is the day in which Texan enslaved peoples found out that President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation had freed them, nearly 2.5 years after the event had taken place. Read a book that focuses on American slavery and abolition, or that deals with the concept of freedom from bondage.
10.K.I.S.S.I.N.G: June 6 is International Kissing Day, and June 19th is National Kissing Day. Theses days are set aside to enjoy that activity of kissing. Read a book that features a spectacular kiss, or has a kiss taking place on the cover. Within These Walls by JL Berg 6.5
11.Selfie: June 21st is National Selfie Day. A selfie is when a person takes a picture of themselves alone or with another person. Read a book that has a first person point of view type narration. Fallen Crest High by Tijan 6.2
12. The Sporting Life: There are several holidays this month focused on sporting activties. Read a book centered around the playing of a sport or focused on a person who enjoys a sport, either as a hobby or a career. Incredible You by Lili Valente 6.3


message 4: by Danielle The Book Huntress , Loves 'Em Lethal (new)

 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 9737 comments Mod
I forgot Father's Day. It will be a bonus category.


message 5: by Tina Theresa (new)

Tina Theresa | 96 comments DHASG June Challenge
Goodbye Spring: Read 3-4 books.

1.The Longest Day of the Year: June 19th is the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, and the first day of summer. Read a book that takes place in summer or represents the change of the season from spring to summer.
2.A Rose is Still a Rose: June is Rose Month. Read a book representing a fact or aspect of the Queen of Flowers. Here's a list of facts: http://www.flowerweb.com/ar/article/1.... You could even read a book with a rose on the cover or with a character named Rose or written by a Rose.
3.June Will Break Your Heart: Author Marie Lu wrote: "June will break your heart. I can see it already. She'll shatter you into a million pieces. " Read a book about heartbreak this month.
4.Pride Month: June is GLBTQIA Pride Month. Read a book with a character or storyline that focuses on a GLBTQIA person or persons.
5.Cat People: June is Adopt a Cat Month. Select a book that includes the storyline of a person adopting a cat or a cat adopting a person.
6.Sweet Like Candy: June is Candy Month. Read a book that represents a fascinating fact about candy or is associated with a type of candy. http://mentalfloss.com/article/507656....
https://www.listchallenges.com/100-po...
https://www.listchallenges.com/candy-...
7.Sound and Thunder: The last full week of June is Lightning Safety Week. Lightning is a natural phenomena due to electrical discharge between clouds. Read a book that pertains to lightning in some way. Here's a list of facts about lightning: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/en...
8.Best Friend: June 8th is Best Friend Day, a day to honor and cherish your treasured best friend. Read a book that includes a storyline heavily focused on a pair of best friends.
9.Juneteenth: June 19th is the day in which Texan enslaved peoples found out that President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation had freed them, nearly 2.5 years after the event had taken place. Read a book that focuses on American slavery and abolition, or that deals with the concept of freedom from bondage.
10.K.I.S.S.I.N.G: June 6 is International Kissing Day, and June 19th is National Kissing Day. Theses days are set aside to enjoy that activity of kissing. Read a book that features a spectacular kiss, or has a kiss taking place on the cover.
11.Selfie: June 21st is National Selfie Day. A selfie is when a person takes a picture of themselves alone or with another person. Read a book that has a first person point of view type narration.
12. The Sporting Life: There are several holidays this month focused on sporting activties. Read a book centered around the playing of a sport or focused on a person who enjoys a sport, either as a hobby or a career.
Bonus: Father Figure: Celebrate Father's Day on June 17th with a story that involves a father-child relationship (even if they aren't actually related by blood).


message 6: by Chocolatesoup (last edited Jun 12, 2018 10:20PM) (new)

Chocolatesoup | 43 comments Goodbye Spring: Read 3-4 books.

Categories:

1.The Longest Day of the Year: June 19th is the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, and the first day of summer. Read a book that takes place in summer or represents the change of the season from spring to summer.
2.A Rose is Still a Rose: June is Rose Month. Read a book representing a fact or aspect of the Queen of Flowers. Here's a list of facts: http://www.flowerweb.com/ar/article/1.... You could even read a book with a rose on the cover or with a character named Rose or written by a Rose.
3.June Will Break Your Heart: Author Marie Lu wrote: "June will break your heart. I can see it already. She'll shatter you into a million pieces. " Read a book about heartbreak this month.
4.Pride Month: June is GLBTQIA Pride Month. Read a book with a character or storyline that focuses on a GLBTQIA person or persons.
✔ 5.Cat People: June is Adopt a Cat Month. Select a book that includes the storyline of a person adopting a cat or a cat adopting a person.

Wilde in Love (The Wildes of Lindow Castle, #1) by Eloisa James by Eloisa James, read June 3rd & a cat is rescued and adopted in this novel.

6.Sweet Like Candy: June is Candy Month. Read a book that represents a fascinating fact about candy or is associated with a type of candy. http://mentalfloss.com/article/507656....
https://www.listchallenges.com/100-po...
https://www.listchallenges.com/candy-...
7.Sound and Thunder: The last full week of June is Lightning Safety Week. Lightning is a natural phenomena due to electrical discharge between clouds. Read a book that pertains to lightning in some way. Here's a list of facts about lightning: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/en...
8.Best Friend: June 8th is Best Friend Day, a day to honor and cherish your treasured best friend. Read a book that includes a storyline heavily focused on a pair of best friends.
9.Juneteenth: June 19th is the day in which Texan enslaved peoples found out that President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation had freed them, nearly 2.5 years after the event had taken place. Read a book that focuses on American slavery and abolition, or that deals with the concept of freedom from bondage.
✔10.K.I.S.S.I.N.G: June 6 is International Kissing Day, and June 19th is National Kissing Day. Theses days are set aside to enjoy that activity of kissing. Read a book that features a spectacular kiss, or has a kiss taking place on the cover.

The Kiss Quotient (The Kiss Quotient, #1) by Helen Hoang by Helen Hoang, read June 5th and the cover features a couple kissing. Excellent book!

11.Selfie: June 21st is National Selfie Day. A selfie is when a person takes a picture of themselves alone or with another person. Read a book that has a first person point of view type narration.
✔12. The Sporting Life: There are several holidays this month focused on sporting activties. Read a book centered around the playing of a sport or focused on a person who enjoys a sport, either as a hobby or a career.

Smart Tass (OHellNo, #1) by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff read June 10th and the hero Hunter is a college football player.


✔Bonus: Father Figure: Celebrate Father's Day on June 17th with a story that involves a father-child relationship (even if they aren't actually related by blood).

Cowgirl, Unexpectedly (Lazy S Ranch #1) by Vicki Tharp by Vicki Tharp read June 12 and the hero is a father and his relationship with his child features heavily in the book.


✦⟣Kelly⟢✦ | 4 comments Goodbye Spring: Read 3-4 books for me.

Spring is long gone down here in sweltering Florida.


message 8: by Treece (new)

Treece (sapphire_roses) | 11 comments Hello Summer: 5-7 reads

Where I am, it is feeling more like fall! Especially today!


message 9: by Suzanne (last edited Jun 29, 2018 10:36AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 126 comments Dangerous Hero Addict Support Group
DHASG June 2018 Challenge
Duration:
1 June 2018 - 30 June 2018

Progress: 8 out of 12
Levels:
1. A Dozen Roses: Read 8-12 books.
2. Hello Summer: Read 5-7 books.
3. Goodbye Spring: Read 3-4 books.

Introduction: June is here! The middle month of the year and also the first month of summer. Let's enjoy all that June offers, including reading!

Categories:

1.The Longest Day of the Year: June 19th is the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, and the first day of summer. Read a book that takes place in summer or represents the change of the season from spring to summer.

2.A Rose is Still a Rose: June is Rose Month. Read a book representing a fact or aspect of the Queen of Flowers. Here's a list of facts: http://www.flowerweb.com/ar/article/1.... You could even read a book with a rose on the cover or with a character named Rose or written by a Rose.

3. June Will Break Your Heart: Author Marie Lu wrote: "June will break your heart. I can see it already. She'll shatter you into a million pieces. " Read a book about heartbreak this month.
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro - **** - 6/8/2018 - 288 Pages

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

4. Pride Month: June is GLBTQIA Pride Month. Read a book with a character or storyline that focuses on a GLBTQIA person or persons:
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli - ***** - 6/22/2018 - 303 Pages

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (Creekwood, #1) by Becky Albertalli

5. Cat People: June is Adopt a Cat Month. Select a book that includes the storyline of a person adopting a cat or a cat adopting a person:
Hero Cats Volume 1 by Kyle Puttkammer - *** - 6/27/2018 - 96 Pages

Hero Cats Volume 1 by Kyle Puttkammer

6.Sweet Like Candy: June is Candy Month. Read a book that represents a fascinating fact about candy or is associated with a type of candy.

7.Sound and Thunder: The last full week of June is Lightning Safety Week. Lightning is a natural phenomena due to electrical discharge between clouds. Read a book that pertains to lightning in some way.

8. Best Friend: June 8th is Best Friend Day, a day to honor and cherish your treasured best friend. Read a book that includes a storyline heavily focused on a pair of best friends.
The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama XIV - ***** - 6/4/2018 - 354 Pages - Best Friends

The Book of Joy Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama XIV

9. Juneteenth: June 19th is the day in which Texan enslaved peoples found out that President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation had freed them, nearly 2.5 years after the event had taken place. Read a book that focuses on American slavery and abolition, or that deals with the concept of freedom from bondage.
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire - **** - 6/16/2018 - 406 Pages - Freedom from bondage

Wicked The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (The Wicked Years, #1) by Gregory Maguire

10. K.I.S.S.I.N.G: June 6 is International Kissing Day, and June 19th is National Kissing Day. Theses days are set aside to enjoy that activity of kissing. Read a book that features a spectacular kiss, or has a kiss taking place on the cover.
Kiss an Angel by Susan Elizabeth Phillips - ***** - 6/11/2018 - 384 Pages - spectacular kiss

Kiss an Angel by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

11. Selfie: June 21st is National Selfie Day. A selfie is when a person takes a picture of themselves alone or with another person. Read a book that has a first person point of view type narration.
Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace by Jessica Bennett - ***** - 6/28/2018 - 336 Pages - First person POV

Feminist Fight Club An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace by Jessica Bennett

12. The Sporting Life: There are several holidays this month focused on sporting activties. Read a book centered around the playing of a sport or focused on a person who enjoys a sport, either as a hobby or a career.
Bonus: Father Figure: Celebrate Father's Day on June 17th with a story that involves a father-child relationship (even if they aren't actually related by blood).
The Perfect Play by Jaci Burton - **** - 6/6/2018 - 324 Pages

The Perfect Play (Play by Play, #1) by Jaci Burton

Rules:
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message 10: by Danielle The Book Huntress , Loves 'Em Lethal (new)

 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 9737 comments Mod
The July challenge is up:

https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


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