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message 1: by Pixie (last edited Aug 16, 2018 03:47PM) (new)

Pixie Rose (princesspixierose) Summer Reading Challenge
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The goal is to accomplish the tasks within the months they are featured:

June Reads:
Take PrideThe Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 6: Imperial Phase, Part 2
Into the Great Wide OpenAt Home in the World: Reflections on Belonging While Wandering the Globe
It’s the End of the WorldCloud Atlas
School’s Out for Summer - Good Morning, Midnight
Sick DayThe Purloined Letter
Hook ‘EmJust So Stories
Sports-a-holicThe Art of Fielding
Dear PenpalBright Star: Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne
Father Knows BestInfinite Jest
Campfire StoryZofloya
Ocean BlueBilly Budd, Sailor


July Reads:
Get Your Grill On – The Faerie Handbook: An Enchanting Compendium of Literature, Lore, Art, Recipes, and Projects
Backyard BBQMansfield Park
Forefathers – The Federalist Papers
The Colors of SummerLab Girl
Red, White, and BlueThe Red and the Black
Funny BoneThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Embrace Your Inner GeekSo Close to Being the Sh*t, Y’all Don’t Even Know
Sun, Moon, and StarsThe Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
I Feel a Breeze – Read a book that takes place at a nudist colony or features nudists
Beach Bum - The Essex Serpent
Sand Between My Toes - The Sea


August Reads:
Let’s Get It On – read a book that features falling in or out of love
It’s 12 O’clock SomewhereWind/Pinball: Two Novels
StrandedCirce
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 PowerThe Chaos of Longing
Life is a HighwayBig Sur
Time of Our LivesHowl's Moving Castle
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 – A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments
Poet at HeartLullabies
You Have a Funny Accent – Read a book that was translated from another language
Read the World - Midnight's Children
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 NoonVengeance Road
The Future is Bright –
The Book is Always Better – Read a book that is becoming a movie this year
TBRing It5,000 Words Per Hour: Write Faster, Write Smarter
Unshelve it – Ulysses
Childhood Reboot – To Be or Not To Be: A Chooseable-Path Adventure
Listen to Me –


message 2: by Tammy (new)

Tammy Davis (portia2012) | 5 comments Some of those sound like good reading topics


message 3: by Pixie (new)

Pixie Rose (princesspixierose) Thanks, i try to pick good books.

I just finished Infinite Jest. What a bear of a book.


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