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message 1: by Rayne (last edited Jun 20, 2018 10:23PM) (new)

Rayne Oakley (rayneoakley) | 2 comments June Reads:

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

Into the Great Wide Open – Read a book that takes place out in the great wide open
Jack London - The Call of the Wild ★★★★

It’s the End of the World – Read a book about the end of the world as we know it

School’s Out for Summer - Reread a book you were forced to read in school
William Shakespeare - King Lear ★★★

Sick Day – Read a book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t

Hook ‘Em – Read a book that features fishing or fishermen
John Steinbeck - The Pearl ★★★

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

Dear Penpal – Read a book that features letters or journal entries
Helen Fielding - Bridget Jones's Diary ★★

Father Knows Best – Read a book that features a father

Campfire Story – Read a book that scares the bejesus out of you
Stephen King - It ★★★★

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


July Reads:

Get Your Grill On – Read a book that features summer recipes or outdoor summer activities

Backyard BBQ – Read a book that features a family reuniting or hanging out for the summer

Forefathers – Read a book about your country’s independence 

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

Red, White, and Blue – Read a book that has the words Red, White, or Blue in the title

Funny Bone – Read a humorous book

Embrace Your Inner Geek – Read a book about geek culture

Sun, Moon, and Stars – Read a book that takes place in outer space

I Feel a Breeze – Read a book that takes place at a nudist colony or features nudists

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


August Reads:

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

It’s 12 O’clock Somewhere – Read a book that takes place in a bar or heavily features drinks/people drinking

Stranded – Read a book that takes place on an island or in which the characters find themselves stranded

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

Lucky to Have You – Read a book that you picked up at a library sale or thrift store

Girl Power – Read a book about feminism or written by a feminist

Life is a Highway – Read a book that features a road trip

Time of Our Lives – Read a book in which the characters go on an adventure

Memories – Read a book that you bought while on vacation


Tasks to read during any month that are designed to stretch your reading comfort zones:

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

Poet at Heart – Read a book of poetry

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

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

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

The Future is Bright – Read a book that takes place in the future

The Book is Always Better – Read a book that is becoming a movie this year

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

Childhood Reboot – Read a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure novel

Listen to Me – Listen to an Audiobook
Shappi Khorsandi - Nina is Not OK ★★★


message 2: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10145 comments Mod
Nice start! And good luck!


message 3: by Rayne (new)

Rayne Oakley (rayneoakley) | 2 comments Lori wrote: "Nice start! And good luck!"

Thank you so much! :-)


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