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My Quiet Pages (myquietpages) | 7 comments Beginner level- Summer related tasks

• Into the great wide open:
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann
• Get your grill on (summer recipes/outdoor summer activities):
The Happy Pear Recipes for Happiness by David & Stephen Flynn
• The colour of summer (book with yellow green or sandy cover):
Circe by Madeline Miller
• Beach Bum (typical beach read): Well not really sure what a typical beach read is, for me it's a book I really want to read so...Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristof
• Sand between my toes (takes place in or around a beach or ocean):
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
• Ocean blue (takes place on the water):
In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick
• Hook'em (features fishing or fisherman):
The Mermaid by Christina Henry
• Sports-a-holic (features popular summer sport):
Barbarian days a surfing life by William Finnegan
• Campfire story (scares the bejesus out of you)
The Shining by Stephen King
• One and done (a book you can finish in one day):
The princess diarest by Carrie Fisher

Tasks to Stretch your comfort zone

• Let's get it on (features falling in or out of love):
Rebecca by Daphne du maurier
• Take Pride (LGBTQIA author or character):
We are okay by Nina LaCour
• Read the world (about country/culture not your own):
A river in darkness by Masaji Ishikawa
• Diversify yourself (by an author of colour):
The hate you give by Angie Thomas
• You have a lovely accent (translated from another language)
Percepolis by Marjane Satrapi
• Won't be long (short stories/essays):
Men without Women by Haruki Murakami
• Poet at heart (book of poems):
Love and misadventure by Lang Leav
• My what big teeth you have (spin on a well-known fairy tale):
Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy by multiple authors and booktubers
• High noon (classic/comtempory western):
Bury my heart at wounded knee by Dee Brown
• TBRing it (from bottom of TBR pile):
The wild road by Gabriel King
• Unshelve it (sitting on your shelf for a while):
Days without end by Sebastian Barry
• Childhood reboot (choose-your-own adventure novel):
Wildflower girl (children of the famine # 2) by Marita Conlon-McKenna


message 2: by Charu (new)

Charu | 423 comments Good luck my quite pages.... You have already chosen books for all categories. Amazing. I m still missing few...


message 3: by My Quiet Pages (new)

My Quiet Pages (myquietpages) | 7 comments Thanks Charu. It took me a while to search for books that might fit the challenge and still be something I was interested in reading. Goodluck with your challenge!


message 4: by Steph (new)

Steph | 10 comments Enjoy!!! I've most of the Happy Pear cook books and always checking their Youtube channel too. Most recipes are very doable and full of flavours


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