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message 1: by Jojobean, Bookworm Challenger (last edited Aug 02, 2014 10:36PM) (new)

Jojobean | 1584 comments Mod
This challenge is all about Amusement and Water Parks in the US. In this challenge an amusement/water/theme park is featured for each state with a few rides from the selected park featured as well. So lets have fun going on the rides

Duration One year from start date

Levels
Kiddie Rides: 5-10 States
Family Rides: 10-20 States
Water Rides: 20-30 States
Thrill Rides: 30-40 States
Roller Coasters: All 50 States

1. Alabama~ Southern Adventures: Bumper Cars
Read a book that has a car(s) on the cover OR read a book where the characters are in a bumpy relationship OR a book in the “Adventure” genre

2. Alaska~ Pioneer Park: Square Dance Hall
Read a book with a main character who is a pioneer of some sort OR read a book with people dancing on the cover OR a book set in the western states of the USA

3. Arizona~ Castles N’Coaster: Splashdown (log flume ride)
Read a book with a castle on the cover OR read a book with a log on the cover OR a book with a water word in the title (Splash, Wet, Foam, etc)

4. Arkansas ~ Magic Springs and Crystal Falls: Sky Shark (Bungee jumping, sky diving and hang gliding in one)
Read a book with a main character who is into extreme activities or sports OR read a book with magic in it OR read a book with a person falling from the sky on the cover

5. California~ LegoLand
Read a book with legos or blocks on the cover OR read a book where something is built (a house, an object, etc) OR read a book that is multicolored

6. Colorado~ Santa’s Workshop: Ferris Wheel, Santa’s Village
Read a book that takes place during Christmas OR a book with a ferris wheel/carousel on the cover OR read a book that takes place in a village OR read a book with elves in it

7. Connecticut~ Quassy Amusement Park: Galleon Pirate Ship Ride
Read a book with a ship on the cover OR read a book that takes place, at least partly, on a ship OR read a book with a main character who is a pirate or where pirates are important to the plot

8. Delaware~ Jungle Jim's Adventure World: Wave Pool
Read a book with a jungle on the cover OR read a book with a pool on the cover OR a book with a main character named Jim, Jimmy or James OR a book with the word “Wave” in the title

9. Florida~ Disney World and Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure: Haunted Mansion, Mad Tea Party (tea cups), Harry Potter world
Read a book with a haunted house in it OR a book with ghosts in it OR read a book with tea cups on the cover or the word “tea” in the title OR read a Harry Potter book

10. Georgia~ Wild Adventures: Dizzy Dragons Ride
Read a book with a dragon on the cover OR a book where dragons are important to the story OR with a main character who is a dragon shifter OR a book set in Medieval times

11. Hawaii~ Wet’N’Wild Hawaii: Da Flowrider (simulated surfing)
Read a book with waves on the cover OR a book with a surf board on the cover OR a book with a main character who is a surfer or where surfing is important to the plot


12. Idaho~ Silverwood Theme Park: Steam Engine Train Ride
Read a book with a train on the cover OR read a book with a character who is a robber/thief OR a book in the “Steampunk” genre

13. Illinois~ Donley’s Wild West Town: (Archery, Cowboy lasso lessons, Tomahawk Throwing)
Read a book set in the Wild West OR a book with a main character who is a cowboy or a Native American Or read a book with a character who excels at archery OR a book in the “Western” genre

14. Indiana~ Holiday World: The Howler (Kiddie Dog Coaster)
Read a book set during a holiday OR read a book with a dog on the cover OR a book where a dog is important to the plot OR a book where the main character is a dog

15. Iowa~ Arnold’s Amusement Park: Mirror Maze
Read a book with a maze or mirror on the cover or in the title OR read a book wither the word “Maze” or “Mirror” in the title OR read a book where the main character has to go through a maze of some kind

16. Kansas~ All Star Adventures: Swings Ride, Himalaya Ride
Read a book that has swings on the cover OR read a book with a mountain on the cover OR read a book in a country that the Himalaya mountain range spans (India, China, Nepal, Pakistan or Bhutan)

17. Kentucky~ Kentucky Kingdom: 5D Cinema- Movies you Ride
Read a book that was made into a movie OR read a book that is set in any kingdom (land that has a monarch but the characters are NOT royalty~ the characters can be peasants in the kingdom) OR read a book with the number 5 in the title

18. Louisiana~ Storyland: (Fairytale sculptures and Kiddie Playgrounds)
Read a fairy tale retelling OR read a book with a famous story book character as a main character (humpty dumpty, little red riding hood, Cinderella, Puss in boots, ect) OR read a book with the words “Story” or “Fairy” in the title

19. Maine~ Palace Playground: Motorcycle jump
Read a book with a motorcycle on the cover OR read a book with character who rides a motor cycle OR read a book with a main character who is a bad ass

20. Maryland~ Trimper’s Rides: “Aladdin’s Lamp Fun House”, “Flying Tigers”
Read a retelling of Aladdin OR read a book with a lamp or tiger on the cover OR read a book with a genie in it or a character who is a genie OR a book where the main character is a tiger shifter

21. Massachusetts~ Great Wolf Lodge: Northern Lights Arcade
Read a book with a wolf on the cover OR read a book with werewolves or a main character who is a werewolf OR read a book with some kind of lights on the cover OR read a book where a game is part of the plot (can be a hunger games type game)

22. Michigan~ Michigan Adventures: Thunderhawk Roller Coaster
Read a book with the word “Thunder” in the title OR read a book with a hawk on the cover OR read a book with bird shifters OR a book with a main character who is some kind of bird shifter (hawk is preferable)

23. Minnesota~ Nickelodon Universe: “Fairly Odd Coaster”, “Jimmy Neutron’s Atomic Collider”
Read a book with fairies in it OR a book where the main character is a fairy OR a book where something important is invented OR a book where the main character is an inventor

24. Mississippi~ Geyser Falls: Roundabout River
Read a book with a river on the cover OR read a book with the word “River” in the title OR read a book with a character named River OR a book with something round on the cover

25. Missouri~ Worlds of Fun: (Based on Around the World in Eighty Days); Viking Voyager, Fury of the Nile,
Read Jules Vernon’s “Around the World in Eighty Days” book OR read a book with a character who is a Viking OR read a book with a character or author who is Egyptian OR read a book set in one of the five major sections of the theme park: Scandinavia, Africa, The Orient, Europe or the Americas (tell us which area and country you picked)


message 2: by Jojobean, Bookworm Challenger (last edited Aug 02, 2014 10:53PM) (new)

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26. Montana~ Amusement Park Drive In
Read a book set in the 50’s OR read a book where a movie is plays a part of the plot OR read a book with a character who is in the movie business (actor, actress, director, producer, etc)

27. Nebraska~ Fun Plex: Go Gator, Red Baron (Planes)
Read a book set in a swamp OR read a book with a character who is a baron or a pilot OR read a book with a plane on the cover OR read a book set, at least partly, on a plane

28. Nevada~ Adventuredome: Inverter (upside down ride), Drifters (hot air balloon carousel)
Read a book with at least one person upside down on the cover (ex: a couple laying down, one upside down one right side up) OR read a book with character who are drifters (they don’t have a real home; wanderers) Or a book with a hot air balloon on the cover

29. New Hampshire~ Fort Jefferson: Horse Ride for Kids
Read a book with a fort on the cover OR read a book with a horse on the cover OR read a book where horses play an important part in the plot OR read a book with horse shifters

30. New Jersey~ Six Flags Great Adventure: Superhero Themed Coasters (Batman, Bizarro, Superman, Green Lantern, The Dark Knight), Skull Mountain
Read a book with a superhero in it (can be an authors made up superhero) OR a book with a skull on the cover OR a book with one of the following words in the title: Six, Flag(s), Dark, Knight, Lantern, Green)

31. New Mexico~ Cliff’s Amusement Park: Falling Star Ride, Galaxi Coaster
Read a book with a star on the cover OR a book with the word “Star” or “Galaxy” in the title OR read a book set in space Or a book with Aliens or the main character who is an alien

32. New York~ The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom: Steamin’ Demon, Weather Named Rides (Tornado, Thunder Alley, Twister Falls, Blizzard Indoors, Blue Typhoon)
Read a book with demons OR read a book with a main character who is a demon OR read a book with a tornado, twister, snow/blizzard or a typhoon on the cover OR read a book with a weather/natural disaster word in the title

33. North Carolina~ Carowinds: Carolina Cobra, Dinosaurs Alive area
Read a book with a snake on the cover OR read a book with snake shifters OR read a book with a dinosaur on the cover OR read a book with a main character who is a dinosaur

34. North Dakota~ Thunder Road Family Fun Park: Batting Cages
Read a book with any baseball scene or gear on the cover OR read a book with a character who is into baseball OR read a book with a road on the cover OR read a book about family

35. Ohio~ King’s Island: Banshee Coaster, The Beast Coaster, Monster Ride
Read a book with a main character who is royalty (King, Queen, Prince, Princess) OR read a book with Banshees or a main character who is a banshee OR read a book with monsters or beasts in it

36. Oklahoma~ Frontier City: Wildcat Ride, Wild Kitty Ride
Read a book set during the American Frontier Era (1607-1912 but for this task the time period will be 1607-1800) Or read a book with any feline on the cover (cat, lion, cheetah, leopard, etc) OR read a book about feline shifters OR where the main character is a feline shifter

37. Oregon~ Enchanted Forest: Ice Mountain Bobsleds, Alice in Wonderland in Storybook Lane
Read a retelling on Alice in Wonderland OR a book with a main character named Alice OR where the main character enters a different bizarre, strange world like wonderland OR read a book with the word “Ice” in the title

38. Pennsylvania~ Hershey Park: Comet Coaster, Skyrush Ride, Starship America Ride
Read a book with chocolate on the cover OR read a book with a comet on the cover or in the title OR read a book set on a space ship

39. Rhode Island~ Adventureland Narragansett: Golf Course, Bankshot Basketball
Read a book where the main character is into sports OR read a book with a basketball on the cover OR read a book where sports is important to the plot

40. South Carolina~ Family Kingdom: Berry-Go-Round
Read a book with food on the cover (preferably a berry) OR read a book with a berry name in the title (Strawberry, Blueberry, etc) OR read a book where the main character goes around in circles for any reason (ex-can’t figure out a mystery, stuck in a cycle, etc)

41. South Dakota~ Ranch Amusement Parks: The Tower Rock Climbing Wall
Read a book with a person climbing on the cover OR a book with a tower on the cover or in the title OR a book where rock climbing is important to the plot

42. Tennessee~ Dollywood: FireChaser Express Ride, Blazing Fury
Read a book with fire on the cover or in the title OR read a book with a fire word in the title (Blaze, Inferno, Flames, Burning, Burns, etc) OR a book with a main character who can control fire or has some kind of fire power OR a book with a doll on the cover

43. Texas~ Joyland Adventure Park: Spider Ride, Dare Devil Drop
Read a book with a bug on the cover OR a book with a bug name in the title OR read a book where the devil is a character OR a book where a character is a risk taker

44. Utah~ Lagoon Park: Dracula’s Castle
Read a book where Dracula is a character OR read a retelling of Dracula OR read Bram Stokers’ classic, “Dracula” OR read a book with vampires or with a main character who is a vampire

45. Vermont~ Bromley Mountain Thrill Zone: Space Bikes, Twin Spin Ride
Read a book with bikes or a person riding a bike on the cover OR read a book where biking is important to the plot OR a book with twins OR a book where there is alternating POVs between the twin characters

46. Virginia~ Busch Gardens: DaVinci’s Cradle, Escape From Pompeii, Roman Rapids
Read a book where DaVinci is a character Or read a book set in ancient Rome or Pompeii OR a book where the main character or the author is Italian OR a book set in Italy

47. Washington~ Wild Waves Theme Park: The Wild Thing Coaster, Safari Jeeps
Read a book with a safari scene on the cover OR read a book where the main character is wild in their personality/actions OR a book with the word “Wild” in the title

48. West Virginia~ Camden Park: Camden Princess
Read a book with a main character who is a princess OR a book with a park on the cover OR a book with a character whose name starts with a C


49. Wisconsin~ Mt Olympus Outdoor Park; Rides and Attractions named after Mythological Figures (Hades, Zeus, Pegasus, Cyclops, Trojan Horse, Poseidon, Hermes, Titan, Helios, Orion)
Read a retelling of a Greek myth OR read a book with one of the Greek gods above as a character OR read a book with a Pegasus, Cyclops, Trojan Horse Or Titian in the book or on the cover

50. Wyoming~ Bozeman Crossing Cowboy Carousel (There is no major theme park in Wyoming)
Read a book with a cowboy as a main character OR a book with a carousel on the cover OR a book set in Wyoming

sources used:
List of Amusement Parks in the Americas
USA Theme Parks, Amusement Parks,
Waterparks, and Zoos



message 3: by Jojobean, Bookworm Challenger (last edited Jan 11, 2016 06:05PM) (new)


message 4: by Michelle (last edited Jun 26, 2015 09:43AM) (new)

Michelle | 96 comments I'm in and going for Roller Coaster (50 books)

Start Date - 8/3-2014
End Date - 8/3/2015

Alabama (AL) The Wife's Tale
Alaska (AK) All Our Yesterdays
Arizona (AZ) Thicker Than Water
Arkansas (AR) Hush, Hush
California (CA) The Rule of Three
Colorado (CO)- Suffer the Children - The Herod Event begins during the Christmas season
Connecticut (CT) - Ship of the Dead
Delaware (DE) - The Three: A Novel
Florida (FL) - The Storycatcher
Georgia (GA)
Hawaii (HI) - Silence
Idaho (ID) The Dead Will Tell
Illinois (IL) - Skinwalker
Indiana (IN) - San Diego 2014: The Last Stand of the California Browncoats
Iowa (IA) Ashfall
Kansas (KS) Mountain Home
Kentucky (KY) - 3:59
Louisiana (LA)
Maine (ME) - The Last Bastion of the Living
Maryland (MD) The Language of Silence
Massachusetts (MA) Panic
Michigan (MI)
Minnesota (MN) Confessions
Mississippi (MS) Flight of the Sparrow: A Novel of Early America
Missouri (MO) (Europe) - The Last American Vampire
Montana (MT)- After The Virus
Nebraska (NE)- Low Pressure
Nevada (NV) Devastation
New Hampshire (NH) - The Gods of Gotham
New Jersey (NJ) - Six Feet Over It
New Mexico (NM) - The Indifferent Stars Above LP: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride
New York (NY) - Night of the Twisters
North Carolina (NC) Midnight Crossroad
North Dakota (ND) The Mighty Miss Malone
Ohio (OH)- Sparrow Man
Oklahoma (OK) - Object: Matrimony: The Risky Business of Mail-Order Matchmaking on the Western Frontier
Oregon (OR) The Winter People
Pennsylvania (PA) -Linked
Rhode Island (RI)
South Carolina (SC) - The Shack
South Dakota (SD) - The Mesmerized
Tennessee (TN) Dear Daughter
Texas (TX) Dismantled
Utah (UT) Blood Cross
Vermont (VT) Ashen Winter
Virginia (VA)
Washington (WA) Blackout
West Virginia (WV) Land of a Hundred Wonders
Wisconsin (WI) -The Lightning Thief
Wyoming (WY) - Dead Heat


message 5: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jun 24, 2015 08:21AM) (new)

Barbara ★ I'm in for a Roller Coaster Ride of fun!
Duration: August 1, 2014 - July 31, 2015


READ: 50/50

✔1. Alabama~ Southern Adventures: Bumper Cars
Read a book that has a car(s) on the cover OR read a book where the characters are in a bumpy relationship OR a book in the “Adventure” genre
Power Play (FBI Thriller, #18) by Catherine Coulter Power Play - Catherine Coulter 9/29

✔2. Alaska~ Pioneer Park: Square Dance Hall
Read a book with a main character who is a pioneer of some sort OR read a book with people dancing on the cover OR abook set in the western states of the USA
A Taint In The Blood (Kate Shugak, #14) by Dana Stabenow A Taint In The Blood - Dana Stabenow (set in Alaska) 8/10

✔3. Arizona~ Castles N’Coaster: Splashdown (log flume ride)
Read a book with a castle on the cover OR read a book with a log on the cover OR a book with a water word in the title (Splash, Wet, Foam, etc)
Never Kiss a Stranger (Foxe Sisters Trilogy, #1) by Heather Grothaus Never Kiss a Stranger - Heather Grothaus 9/22

✔4. Arkansas~ Magic Springs and Crystal Falls: Sky Shark (Bungee jumping, sky diving and hang gliding in one)
Read a book with a main character who is into extreme activities or sports OR read a book with magic in it OR read a book with a person falling from the sky on the cover
Heart of Atlantis (Warriors of Poseidon, #8) by Alyssa Day Heart of Atlantis - Alyssa Day 8/11

✔5. California~ LegoLand
Read a book with legos or blocks on the cover OR read a book where something is built (a house, an object, etc) OR read a book that is multicolored
Nickeled-and-Dimed to Death (Devereaux's Dime Store Mystery, #2) by Denise Swanson Nickeled-and-Dimed to Death - Denise Swanson 9/15

✔6. Colorado~ Santa’s Workshop: Ferris Wheel, Santa’s Village
Read a book that takes place during Christmas OR a book with a ferris wheel/carousel on the cover OR read a book that takes place in a village OR read a book with elves in it
Highlander for the Holidays (Pine Creek Highlanders, #8) by Janet Chapman Highlander for the Holidays - Janet Chapman 10/4

✔7. Connecticut~ Quassy Amusement Park: Galleon Pirate Ship Ride
Read a book with a ship on the cover OR read a book that takes place, at least partly, on a ship OR read a book with a main character who is a pirate or where pirates are important to the plot
The Devil's Punchbowl (Penn Cage, #3) by Greg Iles The Devil's Punchbowl - Greg Iles (paddle boat) 8/3

✔8. Delaware~ Jungle Jim's Adventure World: Wave Pool
Read a book with a jungle on the cover OR read a book with a pool on the cover OR a book with a main character named Jim, Jimmy or James OR a book with the word “Wave” in the title
Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander, #8) by Diana Gabaldon Written in My Own Heart's Blood - Diana Gabaldon 12/23

✔9. Florida~ Disney World and Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure: Haunted Mansion, Mad Tea Party (tea cups), Harry Potter world
Read a book with a haunted house in it OR a book with ghosts in it OR read a book with tea cups on the cover or the word “tea” in the title OR read a Harry Potter book
The Ghost and Mrs. McClure (Haunted Bookshop Mystery, #1) by Alice Kimberly The Ghost and Mrs. McClure - Alice Kimberly 10/29

✔10. Georgia~ Wild Adventures: Dizzy Dragons Ride
Read a book with a dragon on the cover OR a book where dragons are important to the story OR with a main character who is a dragon shifter OR a book set in Medieval times
Flashfire (Dragonfire, #7) by Deborah Cooke Flashfire - Deborah Cooke 9/9

✔11. Hawaii~ Wet’N’Wild Hawaii: Da Flowrider (simulated surfing)
Read a book with waves on the cover OR a book with a surf board on the cover OR a book with a main character who is a surfer or where surfing is important to the plot
Ember's Kiss (Dragonfire, #8) by Deborah Cooke Ember's Kiss - Deborah Cooke 12/12

✔12. Idaho~ Silverwood Theme Park: Steam Engine Train Ride
Read a book with a train on the cover OR read a book with a character who is a robber/thief OR a book in the “Steampunk” genre
Spectyr (Book of the Order, #2) by Philippa Ballantine Spectyr - Philippa Ballantine 9/30

✔13. Illinois~ Donley’s Wild West Town: (Archery, Cowboy lasso lessons, Tomahawk Throwing)
Read a book set in the Wild West OR a book with a main character who is a cowboy or a Native American Or read a book with a character who excels at archery OR a book in the “Western” genre
Big Sky Country (Parable, Montana, #1) by Linda Lael Miller Big Sky Country - Linda Lael Miller 11/23

✔14. Indiana~ Holiday World: The Howler (Kiddie Dog Coaster)
Read a book set during a holiday OR read a book with a dog on the cover OR a book where a dog is important to the plot OR a book where the main character is a dog
Merry Christmas, Alex Cross (Alex Cross, #19) by James Patterson Merry Christmas, Alex Cross - James Patterson 10/30

✔15. Iowa~ Arnold’s Amusement Park: Mirror Maze
Read a book with a maze or mirror on the cover or in the title OR read a book with the word “Maze” or “Mirror” in the title OR read a book where the main character has to go through a maze of some kind
The Six Sacred Stones (Jack West Jr, #2) by Matthew Reilly The Six Sacred Stones - Matthew Reilly 10/21

✔16. Kansas~ All Star Adventures: Swings Ride, Himalaya Ride
Read a book that has swings on the cover OR read a book with a mountain on the cover OR read a book in a country that the Himalaya mountain range spans (India, China, Nepal, Pakistan or Bhutan)
Rescue My Heart (Animal Magnetism, #3) by Jill Shalvis Rescue My Heart - Jill Shalvis 11/30

✔17. Kentucky~ Kentucky Kingdom: 5D Cinema- Movies you Ride
Read a book that was made into a movie OR read a book that is set in any kingdom (land that has a monarch but the characters are NOT royalty~ the characters can be peasants in the kingdom) OR read a book with the number 5 in the title
The Thirteenth House (Twelve Houses, #2) by Sharon Shinn The Thirteenth House - Sharon Shinn 8/7

✔18. Louisiana~ Storyland: (Fairytale sculptures and Kiddie Playgrounds)
Read a fairy tale retelling OR read a book with a famous story book character as a main character (humpty dumpty, little red riding hood, Cinderella, Puss in boots, ect) OR read a book with the words “Story” or “Fairy” in the title
The Duke Is Mine (Fairy Tales, #3) by Eloisa James The Duke Is Mine - Eloisa James (princess and the pea) 12/26

✔19. Maine~ Palace Playground: Motorcycle jump
Read a book with a motorcycle on the cover OR read a book with character who rides a motor cycle OR read a book with a main character who is a bad ass
Dire Desires (Eternal Wolf Clan, #3) by Stephanie Tyler Dire Desires - Stephanie Tyler 9/8

✔20. Maryland~ Trimper’s Rides: “Aladdin’s Lamp Fun House”, “Flying Tigers”
Read a retelling of Aladdin OR read a book with a lamp or tiger on the cover OR read a book with a genie in it or a character who is a genie OR a book where the main character is a tiger shifter
Shaedes of Gray (Shaede Assassin, #1) by Amanda Bonilla Shaedes of Gray - Amanda Bonilla (hero is a jinn) 2/8

✔21. Massachusetts~ Great Wolf Lodge: Northern Lights Arcade
Read a book with a wolf on the cover OR read a book with werewolves or a main character who is a werewolf OR read a book with some kind of lights on the cover OR read a book where a game is part of the plot (can be a hunger games type game)
A Soul So Wicked (Moon Chasers #6) by Sharie Kohler A Soul So Wicked - Sharie Kohler 9/5

✔22. Michigan~ Michigan Adventures: Thunderhawk Roller Coaster
Read a book with the word “Thunder” in the title OR read a book with a hawk on the cover OR read a book with bird shifters OR a book with a main character who is some kind of bird shifter (hawk is preferable)
Thunder Moon (Nightcreature, #8) by Lori Handeland Thunder Moon - Lori Handeland 12/15

✔23. Minnesota~ Nickelodon Universe: “Fairly Odd Coaster”, “Jimmy Neutron’s Atomic Collider”
Read a book with fairies in it OR a book where the main character is a fairy OR a book where something important is inventedOR a book where the main character is an inventor
Her Sky Cowboy (The Glorious Victorious Darcys, #1) by Beth Ciotta Her Sky Cowboy - Beth Ciotta (steampunk, all kinds of neat gadgets) 2/13

✔24. Mississippi~ Geyser Falls: Roundabout River
Read a book with a river on the cover OR read a book with the word “River” in the title OR read a book with a character named River OR a book with something round on the cover
The Sinner (Return of the Highlanders, #2) by Margaret Mallory The Sinner - Margaret Mallory (shield) 9/27

✔25. Missouri~ Worlds of Fun: (Based on Around the World in Eighty Days); Viking Voyager, Fury of the Nile,
Read Jules Vernon’s “Around the World in Eighty Days” OR read a book with a character who is a Viking OR read a book with a character or author who is Egyptian OR read a book set in one of the five major sections of the theme park: Scandinavia, Africa, The Orient, Europe or the Americas (tell us which area and country you picked)
The Serpent on the Crown (Amelia Peabody, #17) by Elizabeth Peters The Serpent on the Crown - Elizabeth Peters 8/22


message 6: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jun 24, 2015 08:19AM) (new)

Barbara ★ continued


✔26. Montana~ Amusement Park Drive In
Read a book set in the 50’s OR read a book where a movie plays a part of the plot OR read a book with a character who is in the movie business (actor, actress, director, producer, etc)
White Trash Zombie Apocalypse (White Trash Zombie, #3) by Diana Rowland White Trash Zombie Apocalypse - Diana Rowland (zombie movie filming in town) 2/25

✔27. Nebraska~ Fun Plex: Go Gator, Red Baron (Planes)
Read a book set in a swamp OR read a book with a character who is a baron or a pilot OR read a book with a plane on the cover OR read a book set, at least partly, on a plane
Come Fly With Me (Alaskan Nights, #2) by Addison Fox Come Fly With Me - Addison Fox 9/19

✔28. Nevada~ Adventuredome: Inverter (upside down ride), Drifters (hot air balloon carousel)
Read a book with at least one person upside down on the cover (ex: a couple laying down, one upside down one right side up) OR read a book with a character who are drifters (they don’t have a real home; wanderers) Or a book with a hot air balloon on the cover
The Collector by Nora Roberts The Collector - Nora Roberts (heroine is a professional house-sitter, has no real home) 5/13

✔29. New Hampshire~ Fort Jefferson: Horse Ride for Kids
Read a book with a fort on the cover OR read a book with a horse on the cover OR read a book where horses play an important part in the plot OR read a book with horse shifters
Dark Moon Defender (Twelve Houses, #3) by Sharon Shinn Dark Moon Defender - Sharon Shinn 8/23

✔30. New Jersey~ Six Flags Great Adventure: Superhero Themed Coasters (Batman, Bizarro, Superman, Green Lantern, The Dark Knight), Skull Mountain
Read a book with a superhero in it (can be an authors made up superhero) OR a book with a skull on the cover OR a book with one of the following words in the title: Six, Flag(s), Dark, Knight, Lantern, Green)
The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart by Jesse Bullington The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart - Jesse Bullington 10/1

✔31. New Mexico~ Cliff’s Amusement Park: Falling Star Ride, Galaxi Coaster
Read a book with a star on the cover OR a book with the word “Star” or “Galaxy” in the title OR read a book set in space Or a book with Aliens or the main character who is an alien
Kill Alex Cross (Alex Cross, #18) by James Patterson Kill Alex Cross - James Patterson 9/24

✔32. New York~ The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom: Steamin’ Demon, Weather Named Rides (Tornado, Thunder Alley, Twister Falls, Blizzard Indoors, Blue Typhoon)
Read a book with demons OR read a book with a main character who is a demon OR read a book with a tornado, twister, snow/blizzard or a typhoon on the cover OR read a book with a weather/natural disaster word in the title
Devil Without a Cause (The Devil's Bargain, #1) by Terri Garey Devil Without a Cause - Terri Garey 12/14

✔33. North Carolina~ Carowinds: Carolina Cobra, Dinosaurs Alive area
Read a book with a snake on the cover OR read a book with snake shifters OR read a book with a dinosaur on the cover OR read a book with a main character who is a dinosaur
Blue Dragon (Dark Heavens, #3) by Kylie Chan Blue Dragon - Kylie Chan 11/19

✔34. North Dakota~ Thunder Road Family Fun Park: Batting Cages
Read a book with any baseball scene or gear on the cover OR read a book with a character who is into baseball OR read a book with a road on the cover OR read a book about family
Always Dakota (Dakota, #3) by Debbie Macomber Always Dakota - Debbie Macomber (set in North Dakota) 12/24

✔35. Ohio~ King’s Island: Banshee Coaster, The Beast Coaster, Monster Ride
Read a book with a main character who is royalty (King, Queen, Prince, Princess) OR read a book with Banshees or a main character who is a banshee OR read a book with monsters or beasts in it
Reader and Raelynx (Twelve Houses, #4) by Sharon Shinn Reader and Raelynx - Sharon Shinn (princess) 11/1

✔36. Oklahoma~ Frontier City: Wildcat Ride, Wild Kitty Ride
Read a book set during the American Frontier Era (1607-1912 but for this task the time period will be 1607-1800) Or read a book with any feline on the cover (cat, lion, cheetah, leopard, etc) OR read a book about feline shifters OR where the main character is a feline shifter
On the Prowl (The Others, #6) by Christine Warren On the Prowl - Christine Warren 8/4

✔37. Oregon~ Enchanted Forest: Ice Mountain Bobsleds, Alice in Wonderland in Storybook Lane
Read a retelling on Alice in Wonderland OR a book with a main character named Alice OR where the main character enters a different bizarre, strange world like wonderland OR read a book with the word “Ice” in the title
Some Kind of Fairy Tale by Graham Joyce Some Kind Of Fairy Tale - Graham Joyce 8/22

✔38. Pennsylvania~ Hershey Park: Comet Coaster, Skyrush Ride, Starship America Ride
Read a book with chocolate on the cover OR read a book with a comet on the cover or in the title OR read a book set on a space ship
Seduce Me in Dreams (A Three Worlds Novel, #1) by Jacquelyn Frank Seduce Me in Dreams - Jacquelyn Frank 4/25

✔39. Rhode Island~ Adventureland Narragansett: Golf Course, Bankshot Basketball
Read a book where the main character is into sports OR read a book with a basketball on the cover OR read a book where sports is important to the plot
Can't Buy Me Love (Crooked Creek Ranch, #1) by Molly O'Keefe Can't Buy Me Love - Molly O'Keefe 8/21

✔40. South Carolina~ Family Kingdom: Berry-Go-Round
Read a book with food on the cover (preferably a berry) OR read a book with a berry name in the title (Strawberry, Blueberry, etc) OR read a book where the main character goes around in circles for any reason (ex-can’t figure out a mystery, stuck in a cycle, etc)
If There Be Dragons by Kay Hooper If There Be Dragons - Kay Hooper 12/18

✔41. South Dakota~ Ranch Amusement Parks: The Tower Rock Climbing Wall
Read a book with a person climbing on the cover OR a book with a tower on the cover or in the title OR a book where rock climbing is important to the plot
The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker (Strangely Beautiful, #1) by Leanna Renee Hieber The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker - Leanna Renee Hieber (BIg Ben is a tower) 6/14

✔42. Tennessee~ Dollywood: FireChaser Express Ride, Blazing Fury
Read a book with fire on the cover or in the title OR read a book with a fire word in the title (Blaze, Inferno, Flames, Burning, Burns, etc) OR a book with a main character who can control fire or has some kind of fire power OR a book with a doll on the cover
Cross Fire (Alex Cross, #17) by James Patterson Cross Fire - James Patterson 8/5

✔43. Texas~ Joyland Adventure Park: Spider Ride, Dare Devil Drop
Read a book with a bug on the cover OR a book with a bug name in the title OR read a book where the devil is a character OR a book where a character is a risk taker
The Darkest Facts (Lords of the Underworld Companion) by Gena Showalter The Darkest Facts - Gena Showalter 11/24

✔44. Utah~ Lagoon Park: Dracula’s Castle
Read a book where Dracula is a character OR read a retelling of Dracula OR read Bram Stokers’ classic, “Dracula” OR read a book with vampires or with a main character who is a vampire
Vampire Mine (Love at Stake, #10) by Kerrelyn Sparks Vampire Mine - Kerrelyn Sparks 8/2

✔45. Vermont~ Bromley Mountain Thrill Zone: Space Bikes, Twin Spin Ride
Read a book with bikes or a person riding a bike on the cover OR read a book where biking is important to the plot OR a book with twins OR a book where there is alternating POVs between the twin characters
Green-Eyed Demon (Sabina Kane, #3) by Jaye Wells Green-Eyed Demon - Jaye Wells 9/13

✔46. Virginia~ Busch Gardens: DaVinci’s Cradle, Escape From Pompeii, Roman Rapids
Read a book where DaVinci is a character Or read a book set in ancient Rome or Pompeii OR a book where the main character or the author is Italian OR a book set in Italy
Blue-Blooded Vamp (Sabina Kane, #5) by Jaye Wells Blue-Blooded Vamp - Jaye Wells 11/29

✔47. Washington~ Wild Waves Theme Park: The Wild Thing Coaster, Safari Jeeps
Read a book with a safari scene on the cover OR read a book where the main character is wild in their personality/actions OR a book with the word “Wild” in the title
Wild About You (Love at Stake, #13) by Kerrelyn Sparks Wild About You - Kerrelyn Sparks 10/3

✔48. West Virginia~ Camden Park: Camden Princess
Read a book with a main character who is a princess OR a book with a park on the cover OR a book with a character whose name starts with a C
Nightshine (Kyndred, #4) by Lynn Viehl Nightshine - Lynn Viehl (Charlotte) 9/16

✔49. Wisconsin~ Mt Olympus Outdoor Park; Rides and Attractions named after Mythological Figures (Hades, Zeus, Pegasus, Cyclops, Trojan Horse, Poseidon, Hermes, Titan, Helios, Orion)
Read a retelling of a Greek myth OR read a book with one of the Greek gods above as a character OR read a book with a Pegasus, Cyclops, Trojan Horse Or Titian in the book or on the cover
Styxx (Dark-Hunter, #12) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Styxx - Sherrilyn Kenyon 9/12

✔50. Wyoming~ Bozeman Crossing Cowboy Carousel (There is no major theme park in Wyoming)
Read a book with a cowboy as a main character OR a book with a carousel on the cover OR a book set in Wyoming
Hallowed (Unearthly, #2) by Cynthia Hand Hallowed - Cynthia Hand 9/25

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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Theme Park Fun!

Level: Roller Coaster ..For now
8/5/14-8/5/15

1. Alabama~ Southern Adventures: Bumper Cars
Read a book that has a car(s) on the cover OR read a book where the characters are in a bumpy relationship OR a book in the “Adventure” genre

2. Alaska~ Pioneer Park: Square Dance Hall
Read a book with a main character who is a pioneer of some sort OR read a book with people dancing on the cover OR a book set in the western states of the USA

3. Arizona~ Castles N’Coaster: Splashdown (log flume ride)
Read a book with a castle on the cover OR read a book with a log on the cover OR a book with a water word in the title (Splash, Wet, Foam, etc)

4. Arkansas ~ Magic Springs and Crystal Falls: Sky Shark (Bungee jumping, sky diving and hang gliding in one)
Read a book with a main character who is into extreme activities or sports OR read a book with magic in it OR read a book with a person falling from the sky on the cover

5. California~ LegoLand
Read a book with legos or blocks on the cover OR read a book where something is built (a house, an object, etc) OR read a book that is multicolored

6. Colorado~ Santa’s Workshop: Ferris Wheel, Santa’s Village
Read a book that takes place during Christmas OR a book with a ferris wheel/carousel on the cover OR read a book that takes place in a village OR read a book with elves in it

7. Connecticut~ Quassy Amusement Park: Galleon Pirate Ship Ride
Read a book with a ship on the cover OR read a book that takes place, at least partly, on a ship OR read a book with a main character who is a pirate or where pirates are important to the plot

8. Delaware~ Jungle Jim's Adventure World: Wave Pool
Read a book with a jungle on the cover OR read a book with a pool on the cover OR a book with a main character named Jim, Jimmy or James OR a book with the word “Wave” in the title

9. Florida~ Disney World and Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure: Haunted Mansion, Mad Tea Party (tea cups), Harry Potter world
Read a book with a haunted house in it OR a book with ghosts in it OR read a book with tea cups on the cover or the word “tea” in the title OR read a Harry Potter book

10. Georgia~ Wild Adventures: Dizzy Dragons Ride
Read a book with a dragon on the cover OR a book where dragons are important to the story OR with a main character who is a dragon shifter OR a book set in Medieval times

11. Hawaii~ Wet’N’Wild Hawaii: Da Flowrider (simulated surfing)
Read a book with waves on the cover OR a book with a surf board on the cover OR a book with a main character who is a surfer or where surfing is important to the plot


12. Idaho~ Silverwood Theme Park: Steam Engine Train Ride
Read a book with a train on the cover OR read a book with a character who is a robber/thief OR a book in the “Steampunk” genre

13. Illinois~ Donley’s Wild West Town: (Archery, Cowboy lasso lessons, Tomahawk Throwing)
Read a book set in the Wild West OR a book with a main character who is a cowboy or a Native American Or read a book with a character who excels at archery OR a book in the “Western” genre

14. Indiana~ Holiday World: The Howler (Kiddie Dog Coaster)
Read a book set during a holiday OR read a book with a dog on the cover OR a book where a dog is important to the plot OR a book where the main character is a dog

15. Iowa~ Arnold’s Amusement Park: Mirror Maze
Read a book with a maze or mirror on the cover or in the title OR read a book wither the word “Maze” or “Mirror” in the title OR read a book where the main character has to go through a maze of some kind

16. Kansas~ All Star Adventures: Swings Ride, Himalaya Ride
Read a book that has swings on the cover OR read a book with a mountain on the cover OR read a book in a country that the Himalaya mountain range spans (India, China, Nepal, Pakistan or Bhutan)

17. Kentucky~ Kentucky Kingdom: 5D Cinema- Movies you Ride
Read a book that was made into a movie OR read a book that is set in any kingdom (land that has a monarch but the characters are NOT royalty~ the characters can be peasants in the kingdom) OR read a book with the number 5 in the title

18. Louisiana~ Storyland: (Fairytale sculptures and Kiddie Playgrounds)
Read a fairy tale retelling OR read a book with a famous story book character as a main character (humpty dumpty, little red riding hood, Cinderella, Puss in boots, ect) OR read a book with the words “Story” or “Fairy” in the title

19. Maine~ Palace Playground: Motorcycle jump
Read a book with a motorcycle on the cover OR read a book with character who rides a motor cycle OR read a book with a main character who is a bad ass

20. Maryland~ Trimper’s Rides: “Aladdin’s Lamp Fun House”, “Flying Tigers”
Read a retelling of Aladdin OR read a book with a lamp or tiger on the cover OR read a book with a genie in it or a character who is a genie OR a book where the main character is a tiger shifter

21. Massachusetts~ Great Wolf Lodge: Northern Lights Arcade
Read a book with a wolf on the cover OR read a book with werewolves or a main character who is a werewolf OR read a book with some kind of lights on the cover OR read a book where a game is part of the plot (can be a hunger games type game)

22. Michigan~ Michigan Adventures: Thunderhawk Roller Coaster
Read a book with the word “Thunder” in the title OR read a book with a hawk on the cover OR read a book with bird shifters OR a book with a main character who is some kind of bird shifter (hawk is preferable)

23. Minnesota~ Nickelodon Universe: “Fairly Odd Coaster”, “Jimmy Neutron’s Atomic Collider”
Read a book with fairies in it OR a book where the main character is a fairy OR a book where something important is invented OR a book where the main character is an inventor

24. Mississippi~ Geyser Falls: Roundabout River
Read a book with a river on the cover OR read a book with the word “River” in the title OR read a book with a character named River OR a book with something round on the cover

25. Missouri~ Worlds of Fun: (Based on Around the World in Eighty Days); Viking Voyager, Fury of the Nile,
Read Jules Vernon’s “Around the World in Eighty Days” book OR read a book with a character who is a Viking OR read a book with a character or author who is Egyptian OR read a book set in one of the five major sections of the theme park: Scandinavia, Africa, The Orient, Europe or the Americas (tell us which area and country you picked)


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26. Montana~ Amusement Park Drive In
Read a book set in the 50’s OR read a book where a movie is plays a part of the plot OR read a book with a character who is in the movie business (actor, actress, director, producer, etc)

27. Nebraska~ Fun Plex: Go Gator, Red Baron (Planes)
Read a book set in a swamp OR read a book with a character who is a baron or a pilot OR read a book with a plane on the cover OR read a book set, at least partly, on a plane

28. Nevada~ Adventuredome: Inverter (upside down ride), Drifters (hot air balloon carousel)
Read a book with at least one person upside down on the cover (ex: a couple laying down, one upside down one right side up) OR read a book with character who are drifters (they don’t have a real home; wanderers) Or a book with a hot air balloon on the cover

29. New Hampshire~ Fort Jefferson: Horse Ride for Kids
Read a book with a fort on the cover OR read a book with a horse on the cover OR read a book where horses play an important part in the plot OR read a book with horse shifters

30. New Jersey~ Six Flags Great Adventure: Superhero Themed Coasters (Batman, Bizarro, Superman, Green Lantern, The Dark Knight), Skull Mountain
Read a book with a superhero in it (can be an authors made up superhero) OR a book with a skull on the cover OR a book with one of the following words in the title: Six, Flag(s), Dark, Knight, Lantern, Green)

31. New Mexico~ Cliff’s Amusement Park: Falling Star Ride, Galaxi Coaster
Read a book with a star on the cover OR a book with the word “Star” or “Galaxy” in the title OR read a book set in space Or a book with Aliens or the main character who is an alien

32. New York~ The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom: Steamin’ Demon, Weather Named Rides (Tornado, Thunder Alley, Twister Falls, Blizzard Indoors, Blue Typhoon)
Read a book with demons OR read a book with a main character who is a demon OR read a book with a tornado, twister, snow/blizzard or a typhoon on the cover OR read a book with a weather/natural disaster word in the title

33. North Carolina~ Carowinds: Carolina Cobra, Dinosaurs Alive area
Read a book with a snake on the cover OR read a book with snake shifters OR read a book with a dinosaur on the cover OR read a book with a main character who is a dinosaur

34. North Dakota~ Thunder Road Family Fun Park: Batting Cages
Read a book with any baseball scene or gear on the cover OR read a book with a character who is into baseball OR read a book with a road on the cover OR read a book about family

35. Ohio~ King’s Island: Banshee Coaster, The Beast Coaster, Monster Ride
Read a book with a main character who is royalty (King, Queen, Prince, Princess) OR read a book with Banshees or a main character who is a banshee OR read a book with monsters or beasts in it

36. Oklahoma~ Frontier City: Wildcat Ride, Wild Kitty Ride
Read a book set during the American Frontier Era (1607-1912 but for this task the time period will be 1607-1800) Or read a book with any feline on the cover (cat, lion, cheetah, leopard, etc) OR read a book about feline shifters OR where the main character is a feline shifter

37. Oregon~ Enchanted Forest: Ice Mountain Bobsleds, Alice in Wonderland in Storybook Lane
Read a retelling on Alice in Wonderland OR a book with a main character named Alice OR where the main character enters a different bizarre, strange world like wonderland OR read a book with the word “Ice” in the title

38. Pennsylvania~ Hershey Park: Comet Coaster, Skyrush Ride, Starship America Ride
Read a book with chocolate on the cover OR read a book with a comet on the cover or in the title OR read a book set on a space ship

39. Rhode Island~ Adventureland Narragansett: Golf Course, Bankshot Basketball
Read a book where the main character is into sports OR read a book with a basketball on the cover OR read a book where sports is important to the plot

40. South Carolina~ Family Kingdom: Berry-Go-Round
Read a book with food on the cover (preferably a berry) OR read a book with a berry name in the title (Strawberry, Blueberry, etc) OR read a book where the main character goes around in circles for any reason (ex-can’t figure out a mystery, stuck in a cycle, etc)

41. South Dakota~ Ranch Amusement Parks: The Tower Rock Climbing Wall
Read a book with a person climbing on the cover OR a book with a tower on the cover or in the title OR a book where rock climbing is important to the plot

42. Tennessee~ Dollywood: FireChaser Express Ride, Blazing Fury
Read a book with fire on the cover or in the title OR read a book with a fire word in the title (Blaze, Inferno, Flames, Burning, Burns, etc) OR a book with a main character who can control fire or has some kind of fire power OR a book with a doll on the cover

43. Texas~ Joyland Adventure Park: Spider Ride, Dare Devil Drop
Read a book with a bug on the cover OR a book with a bug name in the title OR read a book where the devil is a character OR a book where a character is a risk taker

44. Utah~ Lagoon Park: Dracula’s Castle
Read a book where Dracula is a character OR read a retelling of Dracula OR read Bram Stokers’ classic, “Dracula” OR read a book with vampires or with a main character who is a vampire

45. Vermont~ Bromley Mountain Thrill Zone: Space Bikes, Twin Spin Ride
Read a book with bikes or a person riding a bike on the cover OR read a book where biking is important to the plot OR a book with twins OR a book where there is alternating POVs between the twin characters

46. Virginia~ Busch Gardens: DaVinci’s Cradle, Escape From Pompeii, Roman Rapids
Read a book where DaVinci is a character Or read a book set in ancient Rome or Pompeii OR a book where the main character or the author is Italian OR a book set in Italy

47. Washington~ Wild Waves Theme Park: The Wild Thing Coaster, Safari Jeeps
Read a book with a safari scene on the cover OR read a book where the main character is wild in their personality/actions OR a book with the word “Wild” in the title

48. West Virginia~ Camden Park: Camden Princess
Read a book with a main character who is a princess OR a book with a park on the cover OR a book with a character whose name starts with a C


49. Wisconsin~ Mt Olympus Outdoor Park; Rides and Attractions named after Mythological Figures (Hades, Zeus, Pegasus, Cyclops, Trojan Horse, Poseidon, Hermes, Titan, Helios, Orion)
Read a retelling of a Greek myth OR read a book with one of the Greek gods above as a character OR read a book with a Pegasus, Cyclops, Trojan Horse Or Titian in the book or on the cover

50. Wyoming~ Bozeman Crossing Cowboy Carousel (There is no major theme park in Wyoming)
Read a book with a cowboy as a main character OR a book with a carousel on the cover OR a book set in Wyoming


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Roller Coasters: All 50 States
August 4, 2014 - August 4, 2015

1. Alabama~ Southern Adventures: Bumper Cars
Read a book that has a car(s) on the cover OR read a book where the characters are in a bumpy relationship OR a book in the “Adventure” genre

2. Alaska~ Pioneer Park: Square Dance Hall
Read a book with a main character who is a pioneer of some sort OR read a book with people dancing on the cover OR a book set in the western states of the USA

3. Arizona~ Castles N’Coaster: Splashdown (log flume ride)
Read a book with a castle on the cover OR read a book with a log on the cover OR a book with a water word in the title (Splash, Wet, Foam, etc)

4. Arkansas ~ Magic Springs and Crystal Falls: Sky Shark (Bungee jumping, sky diving and hang gliding in one)
Read a book with a main character who is into extreme activities or sports OR read a book with magic in it OR read a book with a person falling from the sky on the cover

5. California~ LegoLand
Read a book with legos or blocks on the cover OR read a book where something is built (a house, an object, etc) OR read a book that is multicolored

6. Colorado~ Santa’s Workshop: Ferris Wheel, Santa’s Village
Read a book that takes place during Christmas OR a book with a ferris wheel/carousel on the cover OR read a book that takes place in a village OR read a book with elves in it

7. Connecticut~ Quassy Amusement Park: Galleon Pirate Ship Ride
Read a book with a ship on the cover OR read a book that takes place, at least partly, on a ship OR read a book with a main character who is a pirate or where pirates are important to the plot

8. Delaware~ Jungle Jim's Adventure World: Wave Pool
Read a book with a jungle on the cover OR read a book with a pool on the cover OR a book with a main character named Jim, Jimmy or James OR a book with the word “Wave” in the title

9. Florida~ Disney World and Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure: Haunted Mansion, Mad Tea Party (tea cups), Harry Potter world
Read a book with a haunted house in it OR a book with ghosts in it OR read a book with tea cups on the cover or the word “tea” in the title OR read a Harry Potter book

10. Georgia~ Wild Adventures: Dizzy Dragons Ride
Read a book with a dragon on the cover OR a book where dragons are important to the story OR with a main character who is a dragon shifter OR a book set in Medieval times

11. Hawaii~ Wet’N’Wild Hawaii: Da Flowrider (simulated surfing)
Read a book with waves on the cover OR a book with a surf board on the cover OR a book with a main character who is a surfer or where surfing is important to the plot


12. Idaho~ Silverwood Theme Park: Steam Engine Train Ride
Read a book with a train on the cover OR read a book with a character who is a robber/thief OR a book in the “Steampunk” genre

13. Illinois~ Donley’s Wild West Town: (Archery, Cowboy lasso lessons, Tomahawk Throwing)
Read a book set in the Wild West OR a book with a main character who is a cowboy or a Native American Or read a book with a character who excels at archery OR a book in the “Western” genre

14. Indiana~ Holiday World: The Howler (Kiddie Dog Coaster)
Read a book set during a holiday OR read a book with a dog on the cover OR a book where a dog is important to the plot OR a book where the main character is a dog

15. Iowa~ Arnold’s Amusement Park: Mirror Maze
Read a book with a maze or mirror on the cover or in the title OR read a book wither the word “Maze” or “Mirror” in the title OR read a book where the main character has to go through a maze of some kind

16. Kansas~ All Star Adventures: Swings Ride, Himalaya Ride
Read a book that has swings on the cover OR read a book with a mountain on the cover OR read a book in a country that the Himalaya mountain range spans (India, China, Nepal, Pakistan or Bhutan)

17. Kentucky~ Kentucky Kingdom: 5D Cinema- Movies you Ride
Read a book that was made into a movie OR read a book that is set in any kingdom (land that has a monarch but the characters are NOT royalty~ the characters can be peasants in the kingdom) OR read a book with the number 5 in the title

18. Louisiana~ Storyland: (Fairytale sculptures and Kiddie Playgrounds)
Read a fairy tale retelling OR read a book with a famous story book character as a main character (humpty dumpty, little red riding hood, Cinderella, Puss in boots, ect) OR read a book with the words “Story” or “Fairy” in the title

19. Maine~ Palace Playground: Motorcycle jump
Read a book with a motorcycle on the cover OR read a book with character who rides a motor cycle OR read a book with a main character who is a bad ass

20. Maryland~ Trimper’s Rides: “Aladdin’s Lamp Fun House”, “Flying Tigers”
Read a retelling of Aladdin OR read a book with a lamp or tiger on the cover OR read a book with a genie in it or a character who is a genie OR a book where the main character is a tiger shifter

21. Massachusetts~ Great Wolf Lodge: Northern Lights Arcade
Read a book with a wolf on the cover OR read a book with werewolves or a main character who is a werewolf OR read a book with some kind of lights on the cover OR read a book where a game is part of the plot (can be a hunger games type game)

22. Michigan~ Michigan Adventures: Thunderhawk Roller Coaster
Read a book with the word “Thunder” in the title OR read a book with a hawk on the cover OR read a book with bird shifters OR a book with a main character who is some kind of bird shifter (hawk is preferable)

23. Minnesota~ Nickelodon Universe: “Fairly Odd Coaster”, “Jimmy Neutron’s Atomic Collider”
Read a book with fairies in it OR a book where the main character is a fairy OR a book where something important is invented OR a book where the main character is an inventor

24. Mississippi~ Geyser Falls: Roundabout River
Read a book with a river on the cover OR read a book with the word “River” in the title OR read a book with a character named River OR a book with something round on the cover

25. Missouri~ Worlds of Fun: (Based on Around the World in Eighty Days); Viking Voyager, Fury of the Nile,
Read Jules Vernon’s “Around the World in Eighty Days” book OR read a book with a character who is a Viking OR read a book with a character or author who is Egyptian OR read a book set in one of the five major sections of the theme park: Scandinavia, Africa, The Orient, Europe or the Americas (tell us which area and country you picked)


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Shelly Bretheim (ShellyBre) | 20 comments 26. Montana~ Amusement Park Drive In
Read a book set in the 50’s OR read a book where a movie is plays a part of the plot OR read a book with a character who is in the movie business (actor, actress, director, producer, etc)

27. Nebraska~ Fun Plex: Go Gator, Red Baron (Planes)
Read a book set in a swamp OR read a book with a character who is a baron or a pilot OR read a book with a plane on the cover OR read a book set, at least partly, on a plane

28. Nevada~ Adventuredome: Inverter (upside down ride), Drifters (hot air balloon carousel)
Read a book with at least one person upside down on the cover (ex: a couple laying down, one upside down one right side up) OR read a book with character who are drifters (they don’t have a real home; wanderers) Or a book with a hot air balloon on the cover

29. New Hampshire~ Fort Jefferson: Horse Ride for Kids
Read a book with a fort on the cover OR read a book with a horse on the cover OR read a book where horses play an important part in the plot OR read a book with horse shifters

30. New Jersey~ Six Flags Great Adventure: Superhero Themed Coasters (Batman, Bizarro, Superman, Green Lantern, The Dark Knight), Skull Mountain
Read a book with a superhero in it (can be an authors made up superhero) OR a book with a skull on the cover OR a book with one of the following words in the title: Six, Flag(s), Dark, Knight, Lantern, Green)

31. New Mexico~ Cliff’s Amusement Park: Falling Star Ride, Galaxi Coaster
Read a book with a star on the cover OR a book with the word “Star” or “Galaxy” in the title OR read a book set in space Or a book with Aliens or the main character who is an alien

32. New York~ The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom: Steamin’ Demon, Weather Named Rides (Tornado, Thunder Alley, Twister Falls, Blizzard Indoors, Blue Typhoon)
Read a book with demons OR read a book with a main character who is a demon OR read a book with a tornado, twister, snow/blizzard or a typhoon on the cover OR read a book with a weather/natural disaster word in the title

33. North Carolina~ Carowinds: Carolina Cobra, Dinosaurs Alive area
Read a book with a snake on the cover OR read a book with snake shifters OR read a book with a dinosaur on the cover OR read a book with a main character who is a dinosaur

34. North Dakota~ Thunder Road Family Fun Park: Batting Cages
Read a book with any baseball scene or gear on the cover OR read a book with a character who is into baseball OR read a book with a road on the cover OR read a book about family

35. Ohio~ King’s Island: Banshee Coaster, The Beast Coaster, Monster Ride
Read a book with a main character who is royalty (King, Queen, Prince, Princess) OR read a book with Banshees or a main character who is a banshee OR read a book with monsters or beasts in it

36. Oklahoma~ Frontier City: Wildcat Ride, Wild Kitty Ride
Read a book set during the American Frontier Era (1607-1912 but for this task the time period will be 1607-1800) Or read a book with any feline on the cover (cat, lion, cheetah, leopard, etc) OR read a book about feline shifters OR where the main character is a feline shifter

37. Oregon~ Enchanted Forest: Ice Mountain Bobsleds, Alice in Wonderland in Storybook Lane
Read a retelling on Alice in Wonderland OR a book with a main character named Alice OR where the main character enters a different bizarre, strange world like wonderland OR read a book with the word “Ice” in the title

38. Pennsylvania~ Hershey Park: Comet Coaster, Skyrush Ride, Starship America Ride
Read a book with chocolate on the cover OR read a book with a comet on the cover or in the title OR read a book set on a space ship

39. Rhode Island~ Adventureland Narragansett: Golf Course, Bankshot Basketball
Read a book where the main character is into sports OR read a book with a basketball on the cover OR read a book where sports is important to the plot

40. South Carolina~ Family Kingdom: Berry-Go-Round
Read a book with food on the cover (preferably a berry) OR read a book with a berry name in the title (Strawberry, Blueberry, etc) OR read a book where the main character goes around in circles for any reason (ex-can’t figure out a mystery, stuck in a cycle, etc)

41. South Dakota~ Ranch Amusement Parks: The Tower Rock Climbing Wall
Read a book with a person climbing on the cover OR a book with a tower on the cover or in the title OR a book where rock climbing is important to the plot

42. Tennessee~ Dollywood: FireChaser Express Ride, Blazing Fury
Read a book with fire on the cover or in the title OR read a book with a fire word in the title (Blaze, Inferno, Flames, Burning, Burns, etc) OR a book with a main character who can control fire or has some kind of fire power OR a book with a doll on the cover

43. Texas~ Joyland Adventure Park: Spider Ride, Dare Devil Drop
Read a book with a bug on the cover OR a book with a bug name in the title OR read a book where the devil is a character OR a book where a character is a risk taker

44. Utah~ Lagoon Park: Dracula’s Castle
Read a book where Dracula is a character OR read a retelling of Dracula OR read Bram Stokers’ classic, “Dracula” OR read a book with vampires or with a main character who is a vampire

45. Vermont~ Bromley Mountain Thrill Zone: Space Bikes, Twin Spin Ride
Read a book with bikes or a person riding a bike on the cover OR read a book where biking is important to the plot OR a book with twins OR a book where there is alternating POVs between the twin characters

46. Virginia~ Busch Gardens: DaVinci’s Cradle, Escape From Pompeii, Roman Rapids
Read a book where DaVinci is a character Or read a book set in ancient Rome or Pompeii OR a book where the main character or the author is Italian OR a book set in Italy

47. Washington~ Wild Waves Theme Park: The Wild Thing Coaster, Safari Jeeps
Read a book with a safari scene on the cover OR read a book where the main character is wild in their personality/actions OR a book with the word “Wild” in the title

48. West Virginia~ Camden Park: Camden Princess
Read a book with a main character who is a princess OR a book with a park on the cover OR a book with a character whose name starts with a C


49. Wisconsin~ Mt Olympus Outdoor Park; Rides and Attractions named after Mythological Figures (Hades, Zeus, Pegasus, Cyclops, Trojan Horse, Poseidon, Hermes, Titan, Helios, Orion)
Read a retelling of a Greek myth OR read a book with one of the Greek gods above as a character OR read a book with a Pegasus, Cyclops, Trojan Horse Or Titian in the book or on the cover

50. Wyoming~ Bozeman Crossing Cowboy Carousel (There is no major theme park in Wyoming)
Read a book with a cowboy as a main character OR a book with a carousel on the cover OR a book set in Wyoming


message 11: by JoAnne (last edited Dec 04, 2014 06:42AM) (new)

JoAnne | 82 comments Roller Coasters: All 50 States
August 9, 2014 - December 3 2014
50/50


1. Alabama~ Southern Adventures: Bumper Cars
Read a book where the characters are in a bumpy relationship Unravel Me by Christie Ridgway 8/17/14

2. Alaska~ Pioneer Park: Square Dance Hall
Read a book set in the western states of the USA Redwood Bend by Robyn Carr 9/5/14


3. Arizona~ Castles N’Coaster: Splashdown (log flume ride)
Read read a book with a log on the cover.
The Wanderer (Thunder Point, #1) by Robyn Carr The Wanderer by Robyn Carr 8/13/14

4. Arkansas ~ Magic Springs and Crystal Falls: Sky Shark (Bungee jumping, sky diving and hang gliding in one)
Read a book with magic in it Magic on the Storm by Devon Monk 8/17/14

5. California~ LegoLand
Read a book where something is built (a house)
Paradise Valley by Robyn Carr 8/19/14

6. Colorado~ Santa’s Workshop: Ferris Wheel, Santa’s Village
Read a book that takes place during Christmas
Midnight Kiss by Robyn Carr 8/26/14

7. Connecticut~ Quassy Amusement Park: Galleon Pirate Ship Ride
Read a book with a ship on the cover Scandal in SkibbereenScandal in Skibbereen Sheila Connolly 9/24/14

8. Delaware~ Jungle Jim's Adventure World: Wave Pool
Read a book with a main character named Jim, Jimmy or James
Down by the River by Robyn Carr 8/13/14

9. Florida~ Disney World and Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure: Haunted Mansion, Mad Tea Party (tea cups), Harry Potter world
Read a book with ghosts in it Spirit of the Season by Heather Graham 9/3/14

10. Georgia~ Wild Adventures: Dizzy Dragons Ride
Read a book where dragons are important to the story Casual Hex Vicki Lewis Thompson 11/26/14

11. Hawaii~ Wet’N’Wild Hawaii: Da Flowrider (simulated surfing)
Read a book with a main character who is a surfer
Flip-Flopped by Jill Smolinski 8/15/14


12. Idaho~ Silverwood Theme Park: Steam Engine Train Ride
Read a book with a character who is a robber/thief Carnal CuriosityCarnal Curiosity by Stuart Woods 8/30/14

13. Illinois~ Donley’s Wild West Town: (Archery, Cowboy lasso lessons, Tomahawk Throwing)
Read a book with a main character who is a Native American
Promise Canyon by Robyn Carr 8/28/14

14. Indiana~ Holiday World: The Howler (Kiddie Dog Coaster)
Read a book where a dog is important to the plot Save the Date by Mary Kay Andrews 9/1314

15. Iowa~ Arnold’s Amusement Park: Mirror Maze
Read a book where the main character has to go through a maze of some kind - a maze of tunnels under the house to be safe from Indians Beneath The Texas Sky Jodi Thomas 8/31/14

16. Kansas~ All Star Adventures: Swings Ride, Himalaya Ride
Read a book with a mountain on the cover Hidden Summit (Virgin River, #17) by Robyn Carr Hidden Summit by Robyn Carr 9/5/14

17. Kentucky~ Kentucky Kingdom: 5D Cinema- Movies you Ride
Read a book that was made into a movie If I Stay Gayle Forman 9/29/14

18. Louisiana~ Storyland: (Fairytale sculptures and Kiddie Playgrounds)
Read a fairy tale retelling The Beast Series Boxset Jaden Wilkes 12/1/14

19. Maine~ Palace Playground: Motorcycle jump
Read a book with character who rides a motorcycle Determinism: Cara and Abel's Story by L.K. Collins 8/26/14

20. Maryland~ Trimper’s Rides: “Aladdin’s Lamp Fun House”, “Flying Tigers”
Read a book with a lamp on the cover A Nantucket Christmas by Nancy Thayer Nancy Thayer 9/17/14

21. Massachusetts~ Great Wolf Lodge: Northern Lights Arcade
Read a book with a wolf on the cover OR read a book with werewolves or a main character who is a werewolf
Kitty and the Midnight Hour (Kitty Norville #1) by Carrie Vaughn Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn 9/1/14

22. Michigan~ Michigan Adventures: Thunderhawk Roller Coaster
Read a book with a hawk on the cover
Wild Man Creek (Virgin River, #14) by Robyn Carr Wild Man Creek by Robyn Carr 9/1/14

23. Minnesota~ Nickelodon Universe: “Fairly Odd Coaster”, “Jimmy Neutron’s Atomic Collider”
Read a book where something important is invented OR a book where the main character is an inventor Rebel Skye Jordan 10/2/14

24. Mississippi~ Geyser Falls: Roundabout River
Read a book with a river on the cover Temptation Ridge (Virgin River, #6) by Robyn Carr Temptation Ridge by Robyn Carr 8/19/14

25. Missouri~ Worlds of Fun: Read a book with a character who is Egyptian In a Dark House Deborah Crombie 11/9/14


message 12: by JoAnne (last edited Dec 04, 2014 06:41AM) (new)

JoAnne | 82 comments 26. Montana~ Amusement Park Drive In
Read a book with a character who is in the movie business (writer). Harvest Moon by Robyn Carr 9/4/14

27. Nebraska~ Fun Plex: Go Gator, Red Baron (Planes)
Read a book with a character who is a pilot
Angel's Peak by Robyn Carr 8/26/14

28. Nevada~ Adventuredome: Inverter (upside down ride), Drifters (hot air balloon carousel)
Read a book with at least one person upside down on the cover Emily Sex & Sensibility (The Wilde Sisters, #1) by Sandra Marton Emily: Sex & Sensibility by Sandra Marton 9/9/14

29. New Hampshire~ Fort Jefferson: Horse Ride for Kids
Read Read a book with a horse on the cover OR read a book where horses play an important part in the plot Cora's Heart (A Cypress Hollow Yarn #4) by Rachael Herron Cora's Heart Rachael Herron 9/19/14

30. New Jersey~ Six Flags Great Adventure: Superhero Themed Coasters (Batman, Bizarro, Superman, Green Lantern, The Dark Knight), Skull Mountain
Read a book with a superhero in it The Next Always Nora Roberts 10/9/14

31. New Mexico~ Cliff’s Amusement Park: Falling Star Ride, Galaxi Coaster
Read a book with a star on the cover The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy, #3) by Deborah Harkness The Book of Life Deborah Harkness 9/29/14

32. New York~ The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom: Steamin’ Demon, Weather Named Rides (Tornado, Thunder Alley, Twister Falls, Blizzard Indoors, Blue Typhoon)
Read a book with a tornado, twister, snow/blizzard or a typhoon on the cover
Blackberry Winter by Sarah Jio Blackberry Winter by Sarah Jio 8/13/14

33. North Carolina~ Carowinds: Carolina Cobra, Dinosaurs Alive area
Read a book with snake shifters
Spirit Dances by C.E. Murphy 8/20/14
34. North Dakota~ Thunder Road Family Fun Park: Batting Cages
Read a book with a road on the cover
Moonlight Road (Virgin River, #11) by Robyn Carr Moonlight Road by Robyn Carr 8/26/14

35. Ohio~ King’s Island: Banshee Coaster, The Beast Coaster, Monster Ride
Read a book with monsters or beasts in it Magic Burns Ilona Andrews 10/5/14

36. Oklahoma~ Frontier City: Wildcat Ride, Wild Kitty Ride
Read a book with any feline on the cover (cat, lion, cheetah, leopard, etc) Lending a Paw (A Bookmobile Cat Mystery #1) by Laurie Cass Lending a Paw Laurie Cass 9/29/14

37. Oregon~ Enchanted Forest: Ice Mountain Bobsleds, Alice in Wonderland in Storybook Lane
Read a book with a main character named Alice Deception Cove by Jayne Castle 8/15/14

38. Pennsylvania~ Hershey Park: Comet Coaster, Skyrush Ride, Starship America Ride
Read a book with a comet on the cover Starry Night by Debbie Macomber Starry Night by Debbie Macomber 8/28/14

39. Rhode Island~ Adventureland Narragansett: Golf Course, Bankshot Basketball
Read a book where sports is important to the plot Breathless Eve Carter 10/20/14

40. South Carolina~ Family Kingdom: Berry-Go-Round
Read a book where the main character goes around in circles for any reason (ex-can’t figure out a mystery, stuck in a cycle, etc) Dirty Sexy Knitting by Christie Ridgway 9/13/14

41. South Dakota~ Ranch Amusement Parks: The Tower Rock Climbing Wall
Read a book with a tower on the cover
The Last Lord of the Moors by Isabella Brooke The Last Lord of the Moors by Isabella Brooke 8/19/14

42. Tennessee~ Dollywood: FireChaser Express Ride, Blazing Fury
Read a book with fire on the cover
The Hero (Thunder Point, #3) by Robyn Carr by Robyn Carr 8/20/14

43. Texas~ Joyland Adventure Park: Spider Ride, Dare Devil Drop
Read a book where a character is a risk taker How to Run with a Naked Werewolf Molly Harper 9/18/14

44. Utah~ Lagoon Park: Dracula’s Castle
Read a book with vampires Blue Bloods: The Graphic Novel by Melissa de la Cruz 8/21/14

45. Vermont~ Bromley Mountain Thrill Zone: Space Bikes, Twin Spin Ride
Read a book with twins I Only Have Eyes for You by Bella Andre 8/28/14

46. Virginia~ Busch Gardens: DaVinci’s Cradle, Escape From Pompeii, Roman Rapids
Read a book where the main character is Italian A Christmas Bride Susan Mallery 12/3/14

47. Washington~ Wild Waves Theme Park: The Wild Thing Coaster, Safari Jeeps
Read a book where the main character is wild in their personality/actions Head Over Heels by Jill Shalvis 9/15/14

48. West Virginia~ Camden Park: Camden Princess
Read a book with a character whose name starts with a C Cooper The Newcomer by Robyn Carr 8/17/14


49. Wisconsin~ Mt Olympus Outdoor Park; Rides and Attractions named after Mythological Figures
Read a retelling of a Greek myth Pandora's Box Alice Thompson 10/23/14

50. Wyoming~ Bozeman Crossing Cowboy Carousel
Read a book with a cowboy as a main character Rocky Mountain Heat Vivian Arend 11/7/14


message 13: by Lisa (last edited Dec 22, 2014 04:38AM) (new)

Lisa 8/14-8/15

47/50

1. Alabama~East 8-17-14
2. Alaska~Caged Graves 9-19-14
3. Arizona~Salt and Storm 10-17-14
4. Arkansas~Evil Librarian 10-14-14
5. California~A Girl Called Problem 9-28-14
6. Colorado~Baby 10-1-14
7. Connecticut~Frozen 8-23-14
8. Delaware~Imaginary Girls 10-28-14
9. Florida~Messages From Heaven 8-19-14
10. Georgia~Zel 9-2-14
12. Idaho~Saving Lucas Biggs 11-11-14
13. Illinois~Walk Two Moons 11-7-14
14. Indiana~Mans Best Hero 9-25-14
15. Iowa~The Spindlers 9-12-14
16. Kansas~The Alchemist 11-8-14
17. Kentucky~ Heart is a Lonely Hunter 9-24-14
18. Louisiana~A Tale Dark and Grimm 11-23-14
19. Maine~In the After 9-14-15
21. Massachusetts~Slammed 8-27-14
22. Michigan~In a Glass Grimmly 12-19-14
23. Minnesota~In the End 10-10-14
24. Mississippi~Through to You 9-9-14
26. Montana~Anna and the French Kiss by Perkins 11-18-14
27. Nebraska~Returning to Shore 10-26-14
28. Nevada~If You Find Me 8-29-14
29. New Hampshire~The Second Life of Abigail Walker 8-15-14
30. New Jersey~Lies We Tell Ourselves 12-14-14
31. New Mexico~Starbird Murphy and the World Outside 8-31-14
32. New York~Love in the Time of Global Warming 10-4-14
34. North Dakota~Meaning of Maggie 8-18-14
35. Ohio~Honey Queen 10-14-14
36. Oklahoma~Ballad of Lucy Whipple 8-25-14
37. Oregon~Twelve Impossible Things Before Breakfast 11-22-14
38. Pennsylvania~The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey 12-7-14
39. Rhode Island-A Bad Boy Can Be good for a Girl 10-4-14
40. South Carolina~The Vanishing Season 9-2-14
41. South Dakota~Christmas After All 10-20-14
42. Tennessee~Young Elites by Marie Lu 12-12-14
43. Texas~Before I Die 8-14-14
44. Utah~Dark Companion 8-21-14
45. Vermont~Between the Lines 11-03-14
46. Virginia~Inkheart 11-21-14
47. Washington~Rain Reign 10-18-14
48. West Virginia~The Opposite of Love 9-30-14-Chase
49. Wisconsin~The Night Tourist 10-12-14
50. Wyoming~The Prairie Thief 12-15-14


message 14: by Kimberly (new)

Kimberly (whatkreads) Theme Park Fun
Duration: 8/23/14 - 8/22/15
Level: Roller Coasters: All 50 States

1. Alabama~ Southern Adventures: Bumper Cars
Read a book that has a car(s) on the cover OR read a book where the characters are in a bumpy relationship OR a book in the “Adventure” genre

2. Alaska~ Pioneer Park: Square Dance Hall
Read a book with a main character who is a pioneer of some sort OR read a book with people dancing on the cover OR a book set in the western states of the USA

3. Arizona~ Castles N’Coaster: Splashdown (log flume ride)
Read a book with a castle on the cover OR read a book with a log on the cover OR a book with a water word in the title (Splash, Wet, Foam, etc)

4. Arkansas ~ Magic Springs and Crystal Falls: Sky Shark (Bungee jumping, sky diving and hang gliding in one)
Read a book with a main character who is into extreme activities or sports OR read a book with magic in it OR read a book with a person falling from the sky on the cover

5. California~ LegoLand
Read a book with legos or blocks on the cover OR read a book where something is built (a house, an object, etc) OR read a book that is multicolored

6. Colorado~ Santa’s Workshop: Ferris Wheel, Santa’s Village
Read a book that takes place during Christmas OR a book with a ferris wheel/carousel on the cover OR read a book that takes place in a village OR read a book with elves in it

7. Connecticut~ Quassy Amusement Park: Galleon Pirate Ship Ride
Read a book with a ship on the cover OR read a book that takes place, at least partly, on a ship OR read a book with a main character who is a pirate or where pirates are important to the plot

8. Delaware~ Jungle Jim's Adventure World: Wave Pool
Read a book with a jungle on the cover OR read a book with a pool on the cover OR a book with a main character named Jim, Jimmy or James OR a book with the word “Wave” in the title

9. Florida~ Disney World and Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure: Haunted Mansion, Mad Tea Party (tea cups), Harry Potter world
Read a book with a haunted house in it OR a book with ghosts in it OR read a book with tea cups on the cover or the word “tea” in the title OR read a Harry Potter book

10. Georgia~ Wild Adventures: Dizzy Dragons Ride
Read a book with a dragon on the cover OR a book where dragons are important to the story OR with a main character who is a dragon shifter OR a book set in Medieval times

11. Hawaii~ Wet’N’Wild Hawaii: Da Flowrider (simulated surfing)
Read a book with waves on the cover OR a book with a surf board on the cover OR a book with a main character who is a surfer or where surfing is important to the plot

12. Idaho~ Silverwood Theme Park: Steam Engine Train Ride
Read a book with a train on the cover OR read a book with a character who is a robber/thief OR a book in the “Steampunk” genre

13. Illinois~ Donley’s Wild West Town: (Archery, Cowboy lasso lessons, Tomahawk Throwing)
Read a book set in the Wild West OR a book with a main character who is a cowboy or a Native American Or read a book with a character who excels at archery OR a book in the “Western” genre

14. Indiana~ Holiday World: The Howler (Kiddie Dog Coaster)
Read a book set during a holiday OR read a book with a dog on the cover OR a book where a dog is important to the plot OR a book where the main character is a dog

15. Iowa~ Arnold’s Amusement Park: Mirror Maze
Read a book with a maze or mirror on the cover or in the title OR read a book wither the word “Maze” or “Mirror” in the title OR read a book where the main character has to go through a maze of some kind

16. Kansas~ All Star Adventures: Swings Ride, Himalaya Ride
Read a book that has swings on the cover OR read a book with a mountain on the cover OR read a book in a country that the Himalaya mountain range spans (India, China, Nepal, Pakistan or Bhutan)

17. Kentucky~ Kentucky Kingdom: 5D Cinema- Movies you Ride
Read a book that was made into a movie OR read a book that is set in any kingdom (land that has a monarch but the characters are NOT royalty~ the characters can be peasants in the kingdom) OR read a book with the number 5 in the title

18. Louisiana~ Storyland: (Fairytale sculptures and Kiddie Playgrounds)
Read a fairy tale retelling OR read a book with a famous story book character as a main character (humpty dumpty, little red riding hood, Cinderella, Puss in boots, ect) OR read a book with the words “Story” or “Fairy” in the title

19. Maine~ Palace Playground: Motorcycle jump
Read a book with a motorcycle on the cover OR read a book with character who rides a motor cycle OR read a book with a main character who is a bad ass

20. Maryland~ Trimper’s Rides: “Aladdin’s Lamp Fun House”, “Flying Tigers”
Read a retelling of Aladdin OR read a book with a lamp or tiger on the cover OR read a book with a genie in it or a character who is a genie OR a book where the main character is a tiger shifter

21. Massachusetts~ Great Wolf Lodge: Northern Lights Arcade
Read a book with a wolf on the cover OR read a book with werewolves or a main character who is a werewolf OR read a book with some kind of lights on the cover OR read a book where a game is part of the plot (can be a hunger games type game)

22. Michigan~ Michigan Adventures: Thunderhawk Roller Coaster
Read a book with the word “Thunder” in the title OR read a book with a hawk on the cover OR read a book with bird shifters OR a book with a main character who is some kind of bird shifter (hawk is preferable)

23. Minnesota~ Nickelodon Universe: “Fairly Odd Coaster”, “Jimmy Neutron’s Atomic Collider”
Read a book with fairies in it OR a book where the main character is a fairy OR a book where something important is invented OR a book where the main character is an inventor

24. Mississippi~ Geyser Falls: Roundabout River
Read a book with a river on the cover OR read a book with the word “River” in the title OR read a book with a character named River OR a book with something round on the cover

25. Missouri~ Worlds of Fun: (Based on Around the World in Eighty Days); Viking Voyager, Fury of the Nile,
Read Jules Vernon’s “Around the World in Eighty Days” book OR read a book with a character who is a Viking OR read a book with a character or author who is Egyptian OR read a book set in one of the five major sections of the theme park: Scandinavia, Africa, The Orient, Europe or the Americas (tell us which area and country you picked)


message 15: by Kimberly (last edited Aug 23, 2014 03:20PM) (new)

Kimberly (whatkreads) Continued:

26. Montana~ Amusement Park Drive In
Read a book set in the 50’s OR read a book where a movie is plays a part of the plot OR read a book with a character who is in the movie business (actor, actress, director, producer, etc)

27. Nebraska~ Fun Plex: Go Gator, Red Baron (Planes)
Read a book set in a swamp OR read a book with a character who is a baron or a pilot OR read a book with a plane on the cover OR read a book set, at least partly, on a plane

28. Nevada~ Adventuredome: Inverter (upside down ride), Drifters (hot air balloon carousel)
Read a book with at least one person upside down on the cover (ex: a couple laying down, one upside down one right side up) OR read a book with character who are drifters (they don’t have a real home; wanderers) Or a book with a hot air balloon on the cover

29. New Hampshire~ Fort Jefferson: Horse Ride for Kids
Read a book with a fort on the cover OR read a book with a horse on the cover OR read a book where horses play an important part in the plot OR read a book with horse shifters

30. New Jersey~ Six Flags Great Adventure: Superhero Themed Coasters (Batman, Bizarro, Superman, Green Lantern, The Dark Knight), Skull Mountain
Read a book with a superhero in it (can be an authors made up superhero) OR a book with a skull on the cover OR a book with one of the following words in the title: Six, Flag(s), Dark, Knight, Lantern, Green)

31. New Mexico~ Cliff’s Amusement Park: Falling Star Ride, Galaxi Coaster
Read a book with a star on the cover OR a book with the word “Star” or “Galaxy” in the title OR read a book set in space Or a book with Aliens or the main character who is an alien

32. New York~ The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom: Steamin’ Demon, Weather Named Rides (Tornado, Thunder Alley, Twister Falls, Blizzard Indoors, Blue Typhoon)
Read a book with demons OR read a book with a main character who is a demon OR read a book with a tornado, twister, snow/blizzard or a typhoon on the cover OR read a book with a weather/natural disaster word in the title

33. North Carolina~ Carowinds: Carolina Cobra, Dinosaurs Alive area
Read a book with a snake on the cover OR read a book with snake shifters OR read a book with a dinosaur on the cover OR read a book with a main character who is a dinosaur

34. North Dakota~ Thunder Road Family Fun Park: Batting Cages
Read a book with any baseball scene or gear on the cover OR read a book with a character who is into baseball OR read a book with a road on the cover OR read a book about family

35. Ohio~ King’s Island: Banshee Coaster, The Beast Coaster, Monster Ride
Read a book with a main character who is royalty (King, Queen, Prince, Princess) OR read a book with Banshees or a main character who is a banshee OR read a book with monsters or beasts in it

36. Oklahoma~ Frontier City: Wildcat Ride, Wild Kitty Ride
Read a book set during the American Frontier Era (1607-1912 but for this task the time period will be 1607-1800) Or read a book with any feline on the cover (cat, lion, cheetah, leopard, etc) OR read a book about feline shifters OR where the main character is a feline shifter

37. Oregon~ Enchanted Forest: Ice Mountain Bobsleds, Alice in Wonderland in Storybook Lane
Read a retelling on Alice in Wonderland OR a book with a main character named Alice OR where the main character enters a different bizarre, strange world like wonderland OR read a book with the word “Ice” in the title

38. Pennsylvania~ Hershey Park: Comet Coaster, Skyrush Ride, Starship America Ride
Read a book with chocolate on the cover OR read a book with a comet on the cover or in the title OR read a book set on a space ship

39. Rhode Island~ Adventureland Narragansett: Golf Course, Bankshot Basketball
Read a book where the main character is into sports OR read a book with a basketball on the cover OR read a book where sports is important to the plot

40. South Carolina~ Family Kingdom: Berry-Go-Round
Read a book with food on the cover (preferably a berry) OR read a book with a berry name in the title (Strawberry, Blueberry, etc) OR read a book where the main character goes around in circles for any reason (ex-can’t figure out a mystery, stuck in a cycle, etc)

41. South Dakota~ Ranch Amusement Parks: The Tower Rock Climbing Wall
Read a book with a person climbing on the cover OR a book with a tower on the cover or in the title OR a book where rock climbing is important to the plot

42. Tennessee~ Dollywood: FireChaser Express Ride, Blazing Fury
Read a book with fire on the cover or in the title OR read a book with a fire word in the title (Blaze, Inferno, Flames, Burning, Burns, etc) OR a book with a main character who can control fire or has some kind of fire power OR a book with a doll on the cover

43. Texas~ Joyland Adventure Park: Spider Ride, Dare Devil Drop
Read a book with a bug on the cover OR a book with a bug name in the title OR read a book where the devil is a character OR a book where a character is a risk taker

44. Utah~ Lagoon Park: Dracula’s Castle
Read a book where Dracula is a character OR read a retelling of Dracula OR read Bram Stokers’ classic, “Dracula” OR read a book with vampires or with a main character who is a vampire

45. Vermont~ Bromley Mountain Thrill Zone: Space Bikes, Twin Spin Ride
Read a book with bikes or a person riding a bike on the cover OR read a book where biking is important to the plot OR a book with twins OR a book where there is alternating POVs between the twin characters

46. Virginia~ Busch Gardens: DaVinci’s Cradle, Escape From Pompeii, Roman Rapids
Read a book where DaVinci is a character Or read a book set in ancient Rome or Pompeii OR a book where the main character or the author is Italian OR a book set in Italy

47. Washington~ Wild Waves Theme Park: The Wild Thing Coaster, Safari Jeeps
Read a book with a safari scene on the cover OR read a book where the main character is wild in their personality/actions OR a book with the word “Wild” in the title

48. West Virginia~ Camden Park: Camden Princess
Read a book with a main character who is a princess OR a book with a park on the cover OR a book with a character whose name starts with a C


49. Wisconsin~ Mt Olympus Outdoor Park; Rides and Attractions named after Mythological Figures (Hades, Zeus, Pegasus, Cyclops, Trojan Horse, Poseidon, Hermes, Titan, Helios, Orion)
Read a retelling of a Greek myth OR read a book with one of the Greek gods above as a character OR read a book with a Pegasus, Cyclops, Trojan Horse Or Titian in the book or on the cover

50. Wyoming~ Bozeman Crossing Cowboy Carousel (There is no major theme park in Wyoming)
Read a book with a cowboy as a main character OR a book with a carousel on the cover OR a book set in Wyoming


message 16: by Louise (last edited Nov 27, 2014 11:16AM) (new)

Louise I'll start with kiddie rides (0/10)
Start 1st December


message 17: by JoAnne (last edited Dec 04, 2014 06:43AM) (new)

JoAnne | 82 comments Finished
Roller Coasters: All 50 States
August 9, 2014 - December 3 2014
50/50


1. Alabama~ Southern Adventures: Bumper Cars
Read a book where the characters are in a bumpy relationship Unravel Me by Christie Ridgway 8/17/14

2. Alaska~ Pioneer Park: Square Dance Hall
Read a book set in the western states of the USA Redwood Bend by Robyn Carr 9/5/14


3. Arizona~ Castles N’Coaster: Splashdown (log flume ride)
Read read a book with a log on the cover.
The Wanderer (Thunder Point, #1) by Robyn Carr The Wanderer by Robyn Carr 8/13/14

4. Arkansas ~ Magic Springs and Crystal Falls: Sky Shark (Bungee jumping, sky diving and hang gliding in one)
Read a book with magic in it Magic on the Storm by Devon Monk 8/17/14

5. California~ LegoLand
Read a book where something is built (a house)
Paradise Valley by Robyn Carr 8/19/14

6. Colorado~ Santa’s Workshop: Ferris Wheel, Santa’s Village
Read a book that takes place during Christmas
Midnight Kiss by Robyn Carr 8/26/14

7. Connecticut~ Quassy Amusement Park: Galleon Pirate Ship Ride
Read a book with a ship on the cover Scandal in SkibbereenScandal in Skibbereen Sheila Connolly 9/24/14

8. Delaware~ Jungle Jim's Adventure World: Wave Pool
Read a book with a main character named Jim, Jimmy or James
Down by the River by Robyn Carr 8/13/14

9. Florida~ Disney World and Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure: Haunted Mansion, Mad Tea Party (tea cups), Harry Potter world
Read a book with ghosts in it Spirit of the Season by Heather Graham 9/3/14

10. Georgia~ Wild Adventures: Dizzy Dragons Ride
Read a book where dragons are important to the story Casual Hex Vicki Lewis Thompson 11/26/14

11. Hawaii~ Wet’N’Wild Hawaii: Da Flowrider (simulated surfing)
Read a book with a main character who is a surfer
Flip-Flopped by Jill Smolinski 8/15/14


12. Idaho~ Silverwood Theme Park: Steam Engine Train Ride
Read a book with a character who is a robber/thief Carnal CuriosityCarnal Curiosity by Stuart Woods 8/30/14

13. Illinois~ Donley’s Wild West Town: (Archery, Cowboy lasso lessons, Tomahawk Throwing)
Read a book with a main character who is a Native American
Promise Canyon by Robyn Carr 8/28/14

14. Indiana~ Holiday World: The Howler (Kiddie Dog Coaster)
Read a book where a dog is important to the plot Save the Date by Mary Kay Andrews 9/1314

15. Iowa~ Arnold’s Amusement Park: Mirror Maze
Read a book where the main character has to go through a maze of some kind - a maze of tunnels under the house to be safe from Indians Beneath The Texas Sky Jodi Thomas 8/31/14

16. Kansas~ All Star Adventures: Swings Ride, Himalaya Ride
Read a book with a mountain on the cover Hidden Summit (Virgin River, #17) by Robyn Carr Hidden Summit by Robyn Carr 9/5/14

17. Kentucky~ Kentucky Kingdom: 5D Cinema- Movies you Ride
Read a book that was made into a movie If I Stay Gayle Forman 9/29/14

18. Louisiana~ Storyland: (Fairytale sculptures and Kiddie Playgrounds)
Read a fairy tale retelling The Beast Series Boxset Jaden Wilkes 12/1/14

19. Maine~ Palace Playground: Motorcycle jump
Read a book with character who rides a motorcycle Determinism: Cara and Abel's Story by L.K. Collins 8/26/14

20. Maryland~ Trimper’s Rides: “Aladdin’s Lamp Fun House”, “Flying Tigers”
Read a book with a lamp on the cover A Nantucket Christmas by Nancy Thayer Nancy Thayer 9/17/14

21. Massachusetts~ Great Wolf Lodge: Northern Lights Arcade
Read a book with a wolf on the cover OR read a book with werewolves or a main character who is a werewolf
Kitty and the Midnight Hour (Kitty Norville #1) by Carrie Vaughn Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn 9/1/14

22. Michigan~ Michigan Adventures: Thunderhawk Roller Coaster
Read a book with a hawk on the cover
Wild Man Creek (Virgin River, #14) by Robyn Carr Wild Man Creek by Robyn Carr 9/1/14

23. Minnesota~ Nickelodon Universe: “Fairly Odd Coaster”, “Jimmy Neutron’s Atomic Collider”
Read a book where something important is invented OR a book where the main character is an inventor Rebel Skye Jordan 10/2/14

24. Mississippi~ Geyser Falls: Roundabout River
Read a book with a river on the cover Temptation Ridge (Virgin River, #6) by Robyn Carr Temptation Ridge by Robyn Carr 8/19/14

25. Missouri~ Worlds of Fun: Read a book with a character who is Egyptian In a Dark House Deborah Crombie 11/9/14
26. Montana~ Amusement Park Drive In
Read a book with a character who is in the movie business (writer). Harvest Moon by Robyn Carr 9/4/14

27. Nebraska~ Fun Plex: Go Gator, Red Baron (Planes)
Read a book with a character who is a pilot
Angel's Peak by Robyn Carr 8/26/14

28. Nevada~ Adventuredome: Inverter (upside down ride), Drifters (hot air balloon carousel)
Read a book with at least one person upside down on the cover Emily Sex & Sensibility (The Wilde Sisters, #1) by Sandra Marton Emily: Sex & Sensibility by Sandra Marton 9/9/14

29. New Hampshire~ Fort Jefferson: Horse Ride for Kids
Read Read a book with a horse on the cover OR read a book where horses play an important part in the plot Cora's Heart (A Cypress Hollow Yarn #4) by Rachael Herron Cora's Heart Rachael Herron 9/19/14

30. New Jersey~ Six Flags Great Adventure: Superhero Themed Coasters (Batman, Bizarro, Superman, Green Lantern, The Dark Knight), Skull Mountain
Read a book with a superhero in it The Next Always Nora Roberts 10/9/14

31. New Mexico~ Cliff’s Amusement Park: Falling Star Ride, Galaxi Coaster
Read a book with a star on the cover The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy, #3) by Deborah Harkness The Book of Life Deborah Harkness 9/29/14

32. New York~ The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom: Steamin’ Demon, Weather Named Rides (Tornado, Thunder Alley, Twister Falls, Blizzard Indoors, Blue Typhoon)
Read a book with a tornado, twister, snow/blizzard or a typhoon on the cover
Blackberry Winter by Sarah Jio Blackberry Winter by Sarah Jio 8/13/14

33. North Carolina~ Carowinds: Carolina Cobra, Dinosaurs Alive area
Read a book with snake shifters
Spirit Dances by C.E. Murphy 8/20/14
34. North Dakota~ Thunder Road Family Fun Park: Batting Cages
Read a book with a road on the cover
Moonlight Road (Virgin River, #11) by Robyn Carr Moonlight Road by Robyn Carr 8/26/14

35. Ohio~ King’s Island: Banshee Coaster, The Beast Coaster, Monster Ride
Read a book with monsters or beasts in it Magic Burns Ilona Andrews 10/5/14

36. Oklahoma~ Frontier City: Wildcat Ride, Wild Kitty Ride
Read a book with any feline on the cover (cat, lion, cheetah, leopard, etc) Lending a Paw (A Bookmobile Cat Mystery #1) by Laurie Cass Lending a Paw Laurie Cass 9/29/14

37. Oregon~ Enchanted Forest: Ice Mountain Bobsleds, Alice in Wonderland in Storybook Lane
Read a book with a main character named Alice Deception Cove by Jayne Castle 8/15/14

38. Pennsylvania~ Hershey Park: Comet Coaster, Skyrush Ride, Starship America Ride
Read a book with a comet on the cover Starry Night by Debbie Macomber Starry Night by Debbie Macomber 8/28/14

39. Rhode Island~ Adventureland Narragansett: Golf Course, Bankshot Basketball
Read a book where sports is important to the plot Breathless Eve Carter 10/20/14

40. South Carolina~ Family Kingdom: Berry-Go-Round
Read a book where the main character goes around in circles for any reason (ex-can’t figure out a mystery, stuck in a cycle, etc) Dirty Sexy Knitting by Christie Ridgway 9/13/14

41. South Dakota~ Ranch Amusement Parks: The Tower Rock Climbing Wall
Read a book with a tower on the cover
The Last Lord of the Moors by Isabella Brooke The Last Lord of the Moors by Isabella Brooke 8/19/14

42. Tennessee~ Dollywood: FireChaser Express Ride, Blazing Fury
Read a book with fire on the cover
The Hero (Thunder Point, #3) by Robyn Carr by Robyn Carr 8/20/14

43. Texas~ Joyland Adventure Park: Spider Ride, Dare Devil Drop
Read a book where a character is a risk taker How to Run with a Naked Werewolf Molly Harper 9/18/14

44. Utah~ Lagoon Park: Dracula’s Castle
Read a book with vampires Blue Bloods: The Graphic Novel by Melissa de la Cruz 8/21/14

45. Vermont~ Bromley Mountain Thrill Zone: Space Bikes, Twin Spin Ride
Read a book with twins I Only Have Eyes for You by Bella Andre 8/28/14

46. Virginia~ Busch Gardens: DaVinci’s Cradle, Escape From Pompeii, Roman Rapids
Read a book where the main character is Italian A Christmas Bride Susan Mallery 12/3/14

47. Washington~ Wild Waves Theme Park: The Wild Thing Coaster, Safari Jeeps
Read a book where the main character is wild in their personality/actions Head Over Heels by Jill Shalvis 9/15/14

48. West Virginia~ Camden Park: Camden Princess
Read a book with a character whose name starts with a C Cooper The Newcomer by Robyn Carr 8/17/14


49. Wisconsin~ Mt Olympus Outdoor Park; Rides and Attractions named after Mythological Figures
Read a retelling of a Greek myth Pandora's Box Alice Thompson 10/23/14

50. Wyoming~ Bozeman Crossing Cowboy Carousel
Read a book with a cowboy as a main character Rocky Mountain Heat Vivian Arend 11/7/14


message 18: by Jojobean, Bookworm Challenger (new)

Jojobean | 1584 comments Mod
congrats JoAnne!


message 19: by Lisa (new)

Lisa FINISHED!!

47 States

1. Alabama~East 8-17-14
2. Alaska~Caged Graves 9-19-14
3. Arizona~Salt and Storm 10-17-14
4. Arkansas~Evil Librarian 10-14-14
5. California~A Girl Called Problem 9-28-14
6. Colorado~Baby 10-1-14
7. Connecticut~Frozen 8-23-14
8. Delaware~Imaginary Girls 10-28-14
9. Florida~Messages From Heaven 8-19-14
10. Georgia~Zel 9-2-14
12. Idaho~Saving Lucas Biggs 11-11-14
13. Illinois~Walk Two Moons 11-7-14
14. Indiana~Mans Best Hero 9-25-14
15. Iowa~The Spindlers 9-12-14
16. Kansas~The Alchemist 11-8-14
17. Kentucky~ Heart is a Lonely Hunter 9-24-14
18. Louisiana~A Tale Dark and Grimm 11-23-14
19. Maine~In the After 9-14-15
21. Massachusetts~Slammed 8-27-14
22. Michigan~In a Glass Grimmly 12-19-14
23. Minnesota~In the End 10-10-14
24. Mississippi~Through to You 9-9-14
26. Montana~Anna and the French Kiss by Perkins 11-18-14
27. Nebraska~Returning to Shore 10-26-14
28. Nevada~If You Find Me 8-29-14
29. New Hampshire~The Second Life of Abigail Walker 8-15-14
30. New Jersey~Lies We Tell Ourselves 12-14-14
31. New Mexico~Starbird Murphy and the World Outside 8-31-14
32. New York~Love in the Time of Global Warming 10-4-14
34. North Dakota~Meaning of Maggie 8-18-14
35. Ohio~Honey Queen 10-14-14
36. Oklahoma~Ballad of Lucy Whipple 8-25-14
37. Oregon~Twelve Impossible Things Before Breakfast 11-22-14
38. Pennsylvania~The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey 12-7-14
39. Rhode Island-A Bad Boy Can Be good for a Girl 10-4-14
40. South Carolina~The Vanishing Season 9-2-14
41. South Dakota~Christmas After All 10-20-14
42. Tennessee~Young Elites by Marie Lu 12-12-14
43. Texas~Before I Die 8-14-14
44. Utah~Dark Companion 8-21-14
45. Vermont~Between the Lines 11-03-14
46. Virginia~Inkheart 11-21-14
47. Washington~Rain Reign 10-18-14
48. West Virginia~The Opposite of Love 9-30-14-Chase
49. Wisconsin~The Night Tourist 10-12-14
50. Wyoming~The Prairie Thief 12-15-14


message 20: by Jojobean, Bookworm Challenger (new)

Jojobean | 1584 comments Mod
Lisa wrote: "FINISHED!!

47 States

1. Alabama~East 8-17-14
2. Alaska~Caged Graves 9-19-14
3. Arizona~Salt and Storm 10-17-14
4. Arkansas~Evil Librarian 10-14-14
5. California~A Girl Called Problem 9-28-14
6. ..."


Congrats Lisa!


message 21: by Wanda (last edited Dec 26, 2015 04:04PM) (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 1 comments Being a resident of Florida, I do love a good theme park.

Duration One year from start date-February 1,2015-Feburary 29, 2016

Level: Thrill Rides: 41 States

Challenge Completed 12/18/15

1. Alabama.~ Southern Adventures: Bumper Cars
Read a book that has a car(s) on the cover OR read a book where the characters are in a bumpy relationship OR a book in the “Adventure” genre
School's Out—Forever by James Patterson-2/1*/15-***
School's Out—Forever (Maximum Ride, #2) by James Patterson

2. Alaska~ Pioneer Park: Square Dance Hall
Read a book with a main character who is a pioneer of some sort OR read a book with people dancing on the cover OR a book set in the western states of the USA-Dead Man Waltzing by Ella Barrick-3/27/15-***
Dead Man Waltzing (A Ballroom Dance Mystery #2) by Ella Barrick

3. Arizona~ Castles N’Coaster: Splashdown (log flume ride)
Read a book with a castle on the cover OR read a book with a log on the cover OR a book with a water word in the title (Splash, Wet, Foam, etc)-Two Rivers by Zoe Saadia-4/30/15-****
Two Rivers (The Peacemaker, #1) by Zoe Saadia

4. Arkansas ~ Magic Springs and Crystal Falls: Sky Shark (Bungee jumping, sky diving and hang gliding in one)
Read a book with a main character who is into extreme activities or sports OR read a book with magic in it OR read a book with a person falling from the sky on the cover-Rose Daughter by Robin McKinley-4/19/15-****
Rose Daughter by Robin McKinley

5. California~ LegoLand
Read a book with legos or blocks on the cover OR read a book where something is built (a house, an object, etc) OR read a book that is multicolored-Polished Off by Lila Dare-4/25/15-****
Polished Off (Southern Beauty Shop, #2) by Lila Dare

6. Colorado~ Santa’s Workshop: Ferris Wheel, Santa’s Village
Read a book that takes place during Christmas OR a book with a ferris wheel/carousel on the cover OR read a book that takes place in a village OR read a book with elves in it
The World Above by Cameron Dokey-12/24/15-*****
The World Above by Cameron Dokey

7. Connecticut~ Quassy Amusement Park: Galleon Pirate Ship Ride
Read a book with a ship on the cover OR read a book that takes place, at least partly, on a ship OR read a book with a main character who is a pirate or where pirates are important to the plot

8. Delaware~ Jungle Jim's Adventure World: Wave Pool
Read a book with a jungle on the cover OR read a book with a pool on the cover OR a book with a main character named Jim, Jimmy or James OR a book with the word “Wave” in the title-,s>Years of Grace by Margaret Ayer Barnes-8/5/15-*****
Years of Grace by Margaret Ayer Barnes

9. Florida~ Disney World and Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure: Haunted Mansion, Mad Tea Party (tea cups), Harry Potter world
Read a book with a haunted house in it OR a book with ghosts in it OR read a book with tea cups on the cover or the word “tea” in the title OR read a Harry Potter book -The Teaberry Strangler by Laura Childs-4/26/15-****
The Teaberry Strangler (A Tea Shop Mystery, #11) by Laura Childs

10. Georgia~ Wild Adventures: Dizzy Dragons Ride
Read a book with a dragon on the cover OR a book where dragons are important to the story OR with a main character who is a dragon shifter OR a book set in Medieval times
The Wild Orchid: A Retelling of "The Ballad of Mulan" by Cameron Dokey12/9/15-*****
The Wild Orchid A Retelling of "The Ballad of Mulan" by Cameron Dokey

11. Hawaii~ Wet’N’Wild Hawaii: Da Flowrider (simulated surfing)
Read a book with waves on the cover OR a book with a surf board on the cover OR a book with a main character who is a surfer or where surfing is important to the plot


12. Idaho~ Silverwood Theme Park: Steam Engine Train Ride
Read a book with a train on the cover OR read a book with a character who is a robber/thief OR a book in the “Steampunk” genre-The Chase by Clive Cussler-4/23/15-****
The Chase (Isaac Bell, #1) by Clive Cussler

13. Illinois~ Donley’s Wild West Town: (Archery, Cowboy lasso lessons, Tomahawk Throwing)
Read a book set in the Wild West OR a book with a main character who is a cowboy or a Native American Or read a book with a character who excels at archery OR a book in the “Western” genre-Winter Siege by Ariana Franklin-4/11/15-*****
Winter Siege by Ariana Franklin

14.Indiana~ Holiday World: The Howler (Kiddie Dog Coaster)
Read a book set during a holidayOR read a book with a dog on the cover OR a book where a dog is important to the plot OR a book where the main character is a dog
Nora Bonesteel's Christmas Past : A Ballad novella by Sharyn McCrumb-2/23/15-*****
Nora Bonesteel's Christmas Past A Ballad novella (Ballad, #11) by Sharyn McCrumb

15. Iowa~ Arnold’s Amusement Park: Mirror Maze
Read a book with a maze or mirror on the cover or in the title OR read a book wither the word “Maze” or “Mirror” in the title OR read a book where the main character has to go through a maze of some kind-The Doll: The Lost Short Stories by Daphne du Maurier-3/9/15-***
The Doll The Lost Short Stories by Daphne du Maurier

16. Kansas~ All Star Adventures: Swings Ride, Himalaya Ride
Read a book that has swings on the cover OR read a book with a mountain on the cover OR read a book in a country that the Himalaya mountain range spans (India, China, Nepal, Pakistan or Bhutan)-Monsoon Love and Other Nepali Stories by Andrew James Pritchard-6/27/15-****
Monsoon Love and Other Nepali Stories by Andrew James Pritchard

17. Kentucky~ Kentucky Kingdom: 5D Cinema- Movies you Ride
Read a book that was made into a movie OR read a book that is set in any kingdom (land that has a monarch but the characters are NOT royalty~ the characters can be peasants in the kingdom) OR read a book with the number 5 in the title-Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories by Truman Capote-3/11/15-*****
Breakfast at Tiffany's A Short Novel and Three Stories by Truman Capote
18. Louisiana~ Storyland: (Fairytale sculptures and Kiddie Playgrounds)
Read a fairy tale retelling -OR read a book with a famous story book character as a main character (humpty dumpty, little red riding hood, Cinderella, Puss in boots, ect) OR read a book with the words “Story” or “Fairy” in the title-Beauty by Robin McKinley-2/13/15-*****
Beauty A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast by Robin McKinley

19. Maine~ Palace Playground: Motorcycle jump
Read a book with a motorcycle on the cover OR read a book with character who rides a motor cycle OR read a book with a main character who is a bad ass-The Templar Legacy by Steve Berry-3/25/15-*****
The Templar Legacy (Cotton Malone, #1) by Steve Berry

20. Maryland~ Trimper’s Rides: “Aladdin’s Lamp Fun House”, “Flying Tigers”
Read a retelling of Aladdin OR read a book with a lamp or tiger on the cover OR read a book with a genie in it or a character who is a genie OR a book where the main character is a tiger shifter
Phantom Evil by Heather Graham-12/14/15-****
Phantom Evil (Krewe of Hunters, #1) by Heather Graham -Street Lamp on Cover

21. Massachusetts~ Great Wolf Lodge: Northern Lights Arcade Read a book with a wolf on the cover OR read a book with werewolves or a main character who is a werewolf OR read a book with some kind of lights on the cover OR read a book where a game is part of the plot (can be a hunger games type game)-Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris-5/18/15-****
Deadlocked (Sookie Stackhouse, #12) by Charlaine Harris

22. Michigan~ Michigan Adventures: Thunderhawk Roller Coaster
Read a book with the word “Thunder” in the title OR read a book with a hawk on the cover OR read a book with bird shifters OR a book with a main character who is some kind of bird shifter (hawk is preferable)

23. Minnesota~ Nickelodon Universe: “Fairly Odd Coaster”,Southern Adventures: Bumper Cars
Read a book that has a car(s) on the cover OR read a book where the characters are in a bumpy relationship OR a book in the “Adventure” genre-The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang-4/30/15-****
The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang


message 22: by Wanda (last edited Dec 26, 2015 04:00PM) (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 1 comments Part II-Theme Park Fun

25. Missouri~ Worlds of Fun: (Based on Around the World in Eighty Days); Viking Voyager, Fury of the Nile,
Read Jules Vernon’s “Around the World in Eighty Days” book OR read a book with a character who is a Viking OR read a book with a character or author who is Egyptian OR read a book set in one of the five major sections of the theme park: Scandinavia, Africa, The Orient, Europe or the Americas (tell us which area and country you picked)-Edelweiss by Madge Swindells-2/5/15-****-Europe-Germany
Edelweiss by Madge Swindells

26. Montana~ Amusement Park Drive In
Read a book set in the 50’s OR read a book where a movie is plays a part of the plot OR read a book with a character who is in the movie business (actor, actress, director, producer, etc)-Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan-6/1/15-*****
Bonjour tristesse by Françoise Sagan

27. Nebraska~ Fun Plex: Go Gator, Red Baron (Planes)
Read a book set in a swamp OR read a book with a character who is a baron or a pilot OR read a book with a plane on the cover OR read a book set, at least partly, on a plane
-The Edge of the Cloud by K.M. Peyton-3/1/15-*****
The Edge of the Cloud (Flambards, #2) by K.M. Peyton

28. Nevada~ Adventuredome: Inverter (upside down ride), Drifters (hot air balloon carousel)
Read a book with at least one person upside down on the cover (ex: a couple laying down, one upside down one right side up) OR read a book with character who are drifters (they don’t have a real home; wanderers) Or a book with a hot air balloon on the cover

29. New Hampshire~ Fort Jefferson: Horse Ride for Kids
Read a book with a fort on the cover OR read a book with a horse on the cover OR read a book where horses play an important part in the plot OR read a book with horse shifters-Flambards by K.M. Peyton-2/8/15-****
- Flambards (Flambards, #1) by K.M. Peyton
30. New Jersey~ Six Flags Great Adventure: Superhero Themed Coasters (Batman, Bizarro, Superman, Green Lantern, The Dark Knight), Skull Mountain
Read a book with a superhero in it (can be an authors made up superhero) OR a book with a skull on the cover OR a book with one of the following words in the title: Six, Flag(s), Dark, Knight, Lantern, Green)-The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang-4/30/15-***
The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang

31. New Mexico~ Cliff’s Amusement Park: Falling Star Ride, Galaxi Coaster
Read a book with a star on the cover OR a book with the word “Star” or “Galaxy” in the title OR read a book set in space Or a book with Aliens or the main character who is an alien-The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley-7/10/15-*****
The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley

32. New York~ The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom: Steamin’ Demon, Weather Named Rides (Tornado, Thunder Alley, Twister Falls, Blizzard Indoors, Blue Typhoon)
Read a book with demons OR read a book with a main character who is a demon OR read a book with a tornado, twister, snow/blizzard or a typhoon on the cover OR read a book with a weather/natural disaster word in the title -First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen-3/15/15-*****
First Frost (Waverley Family, #2) by Sarah Addison Allen

33. North Carolina~ Carowinds: Carolina Cobra, Dinosaurs Alive area
Read a book with a snake on the cover OR read a book with snake shifters OR read a book with a dinosaur on the cover OR read a book with a main character who is a dinosaur

34. North Dakota~ Thunder Road Family Fun Park: Batting Cages
Read a book with any baseball scene or gear on the cover OR read a book with a character who is into baseball OR read a book with a road on the cover OR read a book about family-The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros-3/28/15-***
The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

35. Ohio~ King’s Island: Banshee Coaster, The Beast Coaster, Monster Ride
Read a book with a main character who is royalty (King, Queen, Prince, Princess) OR read a book with Banshees or a main character who is a banshee OR read a book with monsters or beasts in it -The Princess Bride by William Goldman-8/12/15-****
The Princess Bride  by William Goldman

36. Oklahoma~ Frontier City: Wildcat Ride, Wild Kitty Ride
Read a book set during the American Frontier Era (1607-1912 but for this task the time period will be 1607-1800) Or read a book with any feline on the cover (cat, lion, cheetah, leopard, etc) OR read a book about feline shifters OR where the main character is a feline shifter-Confession of the Lioness by Mia Couto-7/2/15-***
Confession of the Lioness by Mia Couto

37. Oregon~ Enchanted Forest: Ice Mountain Bobsleds, Alice in Wonderland in Storybook Lane
Read a retelling on Alice in Wonderland OR a book with a main character named Alice OR where the main character enters a different bizarre, strange world like wonderland OR read a book with the word “Ice” in the title-The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo-7/9/15-***
The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

38. Pennsylvania~ Hershey Park: Comet Coaster, Skyrush Ride, Starship America Ride
Read a book with chocolate on the cover OR read a book with a comet on the cover or in the title OR read a book set on a space ship
Cress by Marissa Meyer-12/18/15-****
Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3) by Marissa Meyer

39. Rhode Island~ Adventureland Narragansett: Golf Course, Bankshot Basketball
Read a book where the main character is into sports OR read a book with a basketball on the cover OR read a book where sports is important to the plot

40. South Carolina~ Family Kingdom: Berry-Go-Round
Read a book with food on the cover (preferably a berry) OR read a book with a berry name in the title (Strawberry, Blueberry, etc) OR read a book where the main character goes around in circles for any reason (ex-can’t figure out a mystery, stuck in a cycle, etc)-Blackberry Wine by Joanne Harris-4/10-15-****
Blackberry Wine by Joanne Harris

41. South Dakota~ Ranch Amusement Parks: The Tower Rock Climbing Wall
Read a book with a person climbing on the cover OR a book with a tower on the cover or in the title OR a book where rock climbing is important to the plot

42. Tennessee~ Dollywood: FireChaser Express Ride, Blazing Fury
Read a book with fire on the cover or in the title OR read a book with a fire word in the title (Blaze, Inferno, Flames, Burning, Burns, etc) OR a book with a main character who can control fire or has some kind of fire power OR a book with a doll on the cover-The Alexandria Link by Steve Berry-8/27/15-*****
The Alexandria Link (Cotton Malone, #2) by Steve Berry

43. Texas~ Joyland Adventure Park: Spider Ride, Dare Devil Drop
Read a book with a bug on the cover OR a book with a bug name in the title OR read a book where the devil is a character OR a book where a character is a risk taker

44. Utah~ Lagoon Park: Dracula’s Castle
Read a book where Dracula is a character OR read a retelling of Dracula OR read Bram Stokers’ classic, “Dracula” OR read a book with vampires or with a main character who is a vampire-Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer-2/12/15-****
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4) by Stephenie Meyer
45. Vermont~ Bromley Mountain Thrill Zone: Space Bikes, Twin Spin Ride
Read a book with bikes or a person riding a bike on the cover OR read a book where biking is important to the plot OR a book with twins OR a book where there is alternating POVs between the twin characters
The Charlemagne Pursuit by Steve Berry-11/20/15-*****
The Charlemagne Pursuit (Cotton Malone, #4) by Steve Berry

46. Virginia~ Busch Gardens: DaVinci’s Cradle, Escape From Pompeii, Roman Rapids
Read a book where DaVinci is a character Or read a book set in ancient Rome or Pompeii OR a book where the main character or the author is Italian OR a book set in Italy

47. Washington~ Wild Waves Theme Park: The Wild Thing Coaster, Safari Jeeps
Read a book with a safari scene on the cover OR read a book where the main character is wild in their personality/actions OR a book with the word “Wild” in the title

48. West Virginia~ Camden Park: Camden Princess
Read a book with a main character who is a princess OR a book with a park on the cover OR a book with a character whose name starts with a CCinder by Marissa Meyer-3/7/15-***
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer


49. Wisconsin~ Mt Olympus Outdoor Park; Rides and Attractions named after Mythological Figures (Hades, Zeus, Pegasus, Cyclops, Trojan Horse, Poseidon, Hermes, Titan, Helios, Orion)
Read a retelling of a Greek myth OR read a book with one of the Greek gods above as a character OR read a book with a Pegasus, Cyclops, Trojan Horse Or Titian in the book or on the cover -The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood-3/14/15-*****
The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood

50. Wyoming~ Bozeman Crossing Cowboy Carousel (There is no major theme park in Wyoming)
Read a book with a cowboy as a main character OR a book with a carousel on the cover OR a book set in Wyoming
The Crack in the Lens by Steve Hockensmith-5/21/15-*****
The Crack in the Lens by Steve Hockensmith


message 23: by Rosa (last edited Dec 08, 2015 04:31AM) (new)

Rosa | 1 comments 3/11/15-12/8/15

50/50

1. Alabama


read a book where the characters are in a bumpy relationship - Married with Zombies by Jesse Petersen (they're thinking about getting divorced) (4/22/15)

2. Alaska

Read a book with a main character who is a pioneer of some sort - The Martian by Andy Weir (4/24/15)

3. Arizona

Read a book with a castle on the cover - Aunt Bessie Believes by Diana Xarissa (11/12/15)
Aunt Bessie Believes (An Isle of Man Cozy Mystery, #2) by Diana Xarissa


4. Arkansas

Read read a book with magic in it Deadly Magic by Elisabeth Crabtree (4/13/15)

5. California

read a book that is multicolored - Louisiana Longshot by Jana Deleon (4/17/15)

Louisiana Longshot (Miss Fortune Mystery #1) by Jana Deleon

6. Colorado

Read a book that takes place during Christmas -The Ghost of Christmas Past by J.G. Goodhind (6/9/15)

7. Connecticut

Read a book that takes place, at least partly, on a ship - Poison Promise by Jennifer Estep (3/31/15)

8. Delaware

Read a book with the word “Wave” in the title Heat Wave by Richard Castle (4/9)

9. Florida

Read a book with tea cups on the cover - Never Buried by Edie Claire (5/21/15)

Never Buried by Edie Claire

10. Georgia

Read a book with a dragon on the cover OR a book where dragons are important to the story OR with a main character who is a dragon shifter The Dragon Conspiracy by Lisa Shearin (3/16/15)
The Dragon Conspiracy (SPI Files, #2) by Lisa Shearin

11. Hawaii

Read a book with a main character who is a surfer - Somewhere on Maui by Toby Neal (9/20/15)


12. Idaho

Read a book with a character who is a robber/thief Sprinkled by Gina LaManna (4/7/15)

13. Illinois

Read a book with a main character who is a Native American - Justice Calling by Annie Bellet (6/16/15)

14. Indiana

read a book with a dog on the cover - Five Minutes Late by Rich Amooi (3/11/15) (dog is in his arms)
Five Minutes Late by Rich Amooi

15. Iowa

Read a book with a maze or mirror on the cover or in the title - The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side by Agatha Christie (8/7/15)

16. Kansas

Read a book with a mountain on the cover - Six Months in Montana by Pamela M. Kelley (7/14/15)

Six Months in Montana (Montana Sweet Western Romance, #1) by Pamela M. Kelley

17. Kentucky~ Kentucky Kingdom:

Read a book that was made into a movie - The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie (5/10/15)

18. Louisiana~ Storyland

Read a book with the words “Story” or “Fairy” in the title - Irish Fairy Tales illustrated by Arthur Rackham (11/12/15)

19. Maine~ Palace Playground

Read read a book with character who rides a motor cycle (Murder rides a motorcycle) - Murder on the Hill by Kennedy Chase (6/7/15)

20. Maryland~ Trimper’s Rides:

Read a book with a lamp or tiger on the cover - Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris (Street lamp) (7/15/15)

Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris

21. Massachusetts

Read a book with some kind of lights on the cover - In the Shadows by Susan Finlay (10/25/15)

In the Shadows (The Outsiders, #1) by Susan Finlay

22. Michigan~ Michigan Adventures: Thunderhawk Roller Coaster

Read a book with the word “Thunder” in the title - Fairy Metal Thunder by J.L. Bryan (12/8/15)

23. Minnesota~ Nickelodon Universe:

Read a book with fairies in it - Cold Burn of Magic by Jennifer Estep (pixies) (5/19/15)

24. Mississippi~ Geyser Falls

Read a book with something round on the cover - Home Improvement: Undead Edition by Charlaine Harris (and others) (4/5)

Home Improvement Undead Edition by Charlaine Harris

25. Missouri~ Worlds of Fun:

read a book set in one of the five major sections of the theme park: Scandinavia, Africa, The Orient, Europe or the Americas - Hot Gossip by Susanne O'Leary (Europe/Ireland) (3/12/15)

26. Montana

Read a book set in the 50’s - A Daughter's a Daughter by Mary Westmacott (6/16/15)

27. Nebraska~ Fun Plex: Go Gator, Red Baron (Planes)

read a book with a plane on the cover - Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie (8/26/15)
Murder in Mesopotamia (Hercule Poirot, #14) by Agatha Christie


28. Nevada~ Adventuredome

read a book with character who are drifters (they don’t have a real home; wanderers) - The Case of the Lamp That Went Out by Auguste Groner (4/16/15)

29. New Hampshire~ Fort Jefferson: Horse Ride for Kids

Read a book with horse shifters - The Utterly Uninteresting and Unadventurous Tales of Fred, the Vampire Accountant by Drew Hayes (Bubba is a horse shifter) (9/4/15)

30. New Jersey~ Six Flags Great Adventure

Read a book with one of the following words in the title: Six, Flag(s), Dark, Knight, Lantern, Green) - Dark Beach by Doug Burris (4/21/15)


31. New Mexico~ Cliff’s Amusement Park: Falling Star Ride, Galaxi Coaster

read a book set in space -Fortune's Pawn by Rachel Bach (3/18/15)

32. New York

Read a book with demons - Evil Dark by Justin Gustainis (5/7/15)

33. North Carolina~ Carowinds

Read a book with a dinosaur on the cover - What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe (8/10/15)
What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe

34. North Dakota

Read a book about family - After the Funeral byAgatha Christie (5/12/15)

35. Ohio~ King’s Island: Banshee Coaster, The Beast Coaster, Monster Ride

read a book with monsters or beasts in it - Monster Hunter International by Larry Correia (3/23/15)

36. Oklahoma~ Frontier City: Wildcat Ride, Wild Kitty Ride

read a book with any feline on the cover - Death of a Dapper Snowman by Angela Pepper(3/27/15)
Death of a Dapper Snowman by Angela Pepper

37. Oregon~ Enchanted Forest:

Readwhere the main character enters a different bizarre, strange world like wonderland - The Story of Awkward by R.K. Ryals (11/5/15)

38. Pennsylvania~ Hershey Park

read a book set on a space ship - Honour's Knight by Rachel Bach (11/5/15)

39. Rhode Island~ Adventureland Narragansett

Read a book where the main character is into sports - Friends With Partial Benefits by Luke Young (tennis) (12/7/15)

40. South Carolina~ Family Kingdom: Berry-Go-Round

Read a book with food on the cover (preferably a berry) OR read a book with a berry name in the title (Strawberry, Blueberry, etc) - The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Cafe by Mary Simses (9/6/15)
The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Cafe by Mary Simses

41. South Dakota~ Ranch Amusement Parks: The Tower Rock Climbing Wall

Read a book with a tower on the cover - Problem at Pollensa Bay by Agatha Christie (6/24/15)

Problem at Pollensa Bay by Agatha Christie

42. Tennessee~ Dollywood

Read a book with fire on the cover or in the title OR a book with a main character who can control fire or has some kind of fire power - A Hidden Fire by Elizabeth Hunter (6/29/15)

43. Texas~ Joyland Adventure Park:

Read a book where a character is a risk taker - See Before You Die: Costa Rica by J.E. Leigh (7/26/15)

44. Utah~ Lagoon Park: Dracula’s Castle

read a book with vampires - God Touched by John Conroe (6/22/15)

45. Vermont~ Bromley Mountain Thrill Zone

Read a book with twins - How the White Trash Zombie Got Her Groove Back by Diana Rowland(Julia/Naomi and Andrew are twins) (4/20/15)

46. Virginia

Read a book set in Italy - Vivien's Heavenly Ice Cream Shop by Abby Clements (6/15/15)

47. Washington

Read a book with the word “Wild” in the title - Wild Nights with a Lone Wolf by Elisabeth Staab (7/10/15)

48. West Virginia~ Camden Park

Read a book with a character whose name starts with a C - The Clocks by Agatha Christie (Colin Lamb) (4/15)

49. Wisconsin~ Mt Olympus Outdoor Park

Read read a book with one of the Greek gods above as a character - Prison of Hope by Steve McHugh (9/27/15)

50. Wyoming~ Bozeman Crossing Cowboy Carousel

Read a book with a cowboy as a main character - Blame it on Texas by Tori Scott (9/28/15)

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message 24: by Gayatri (new)

Gayatri | 2 comments I'm game
Duration : 1/5/15 - 1/5/16
Level -Kiddie Rides
1. Alabama~ Southern Adventures: Bumper Cars
Read a book that has a car(s) on the cover OR read a book where the characters are in a bumpy relationship OR a book in the “Adventure” genre
Snow Like Ashes


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Barbara ★ Challenge complete 6/14.
Posts 5 and 6.


message 26: by Jojobean, Bookworm Challenger (new)

Jojobean | 1584 comments Mod
Barbara ★ wrote: "Challenge complete 6/14.
Posts 5 and 6."


Congrats!


message 27: by Kim (last edited Dec 21, 2015 01:21PM) (new)

Kim Anderson (kimmatski) 8/1/15 - 7/31/16

49/50 Completed

1. Read a book where the characters are in a bumpy relationship - Kill Me If You Can - 8/1/15
2. Read a book set in the western states of the USA - Little Brother - 8/11/15
3. Read a book with a castle on the cover - Entwined - 9/4/15
4. Read a book with magic in it - Paranormalcy - 8/1/15
5. Read a book that is multicolored - All the Bright Places - 8/11/15
6. Read a book with a ferris wheel on the cover - Emerald Green - 8/6/15
7. Read a book takes place, at least partly, on a ship - A Wizard of Earthsea - 9/10/15
8. Read a book with a jungle on the cover - Virals - 10/12/15
9. Read a book with ghosts in it - School Spirits - 10/9/15
10. Read a book with a dragon on the cover - The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making - 10/28/15
11. Read a book with a main character who is a surfer - Bright Side - 8/3/15
12. Read a book with a character who is a thief - Heist Society - 8/21/15
13. Read a book with a character who excels at archery - The Shadow Throne - 11/25/15
14. Read a book set during a holiday - Fall from India Place - 8/17/15
15. Read a book where the main character has to go through a maze of some kind - Enclave - 10/8/15
16. Read a book that has swings on the cover - Love You More - 10/28/15
17. Read a book that was made into a movie - The Last Song - 8/18/15
18. Read a fairy tale retelling - A Kiss in Time - 9/25/15
19. Read a book with character who rides a motorcycle - Delirium - 8/13/15
20. Read a book with a lamp on the cover - Innocence - 12/12/15
21. Read a book where a game is part of the plot - The Year We Fell Down - 8/12/15
22. Read a book with with bird shifters - Chosen at Nightfall - 9/1/15
23. Read a book where something important is invented - Stormbreaker - 12/11/15 (Stormbreaker computer)
24. Read a book with something round on the cover - The Postcard Killers - 8/9/15
25. Read a book set in the Americas - Before I Fall - 8/5/15
26. Read a book where a movie plays a part of the plot - Attachments - 9/6/15
27. Read a book set, at least partly, on a plane - Toys - 8/7/15
28. Read a book with characters who are drifters - Uglies - 8/21/15
29. Read a book with a fort on the cover - Marcelo in the Real World - 9/30/15
30. Read a book with "dark" in the title - Turned at Dark - 8/24/15
31. Read a book with Aliens - Apolonia - 9/3/15
32. Read a book with demons - Every Last Breath - 8/26/15
33. Read a book with a snake on the cover OR read a book with snake shifters OR read a book with a dinosaur on the cover OR read a book with a main character who is a dinosaur

34. Read a book about family - Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea - 8/19/15
35. Read a book with a main character who is royalty - Of Triton - 8/8/15
36. Read a book with any feline on the cover - Magic Bites - 9/8/15
37. Read a book with a main character named Alice - Side Effects May Vary - 12/3/15
38. Read a book set on a spaceship - These Broken Stars - 9/18/15
39. Read a book where the main character is into sports and where sports is important to the plot - The Running Dream - 8/2/15
40. Read a book where the main character goes around in circles for any reason - Murder at the Vicarage - 8/9/15
41. Read a book with a tower on the cover - All Fall Down - 12/1/15
42. Read a book with a fire word in the title - The Scorch Trials - 8/23/15
43. Read a book where a character is a risk taker - Dreams of Gods & Monsters - 8/27/15
44. Read a book with a main character who is a vampire - Reborn - 11/9/15
45. Read a book with twins - The Art of Racing in the Rain - 9/14/15
46. Read a book set in Italy - The House of Hades - 10/22/15
47. Read a book where the main character is wild in their personality/actions - Immortal Beloved - 8/25/15
48. Read a book with a character whose name starts with a C - Clara - Wicked Appetite - 8/15/15
49. Read a book with one of the Greek gods as a character - The Goddess Test - 11/21/15
50. Read a book with a carousel on the cover - Saint Anything - 12/21/15


message 28: by Rosa (new)

Rosa | 1 comments I'm finished, thank you for this great challenge!


3/11/15-12/8/15

50/50

1. Alabama


read a book where the characters are in a bumpy relationship - Married with Zombies by Jesse Petersen (they're thinking about getting divorced) (4/22/15)

2. Alaska

Read a book with a main character who is a pioneer of some sort - The Martian by Andy Weir (4/24/15)

3. Arizona

Read a book with a castle on the cover - Aunt Bessie Believes by Diana Xarissa (11/12/15)
Aunt Bessie Believes (An Isle of Man Cozy Mystery, #2) by Diana Xarissa


4. Arkansas

Read read a book with magic in it Deadly Magic by Elisabeth Crabtree (4/13/15)

5. California

read a book that is multicolored - Louisiana Longshot by Jana Deleon (4/17/15)

Louisiana Longshot (Miss Fortune Mystery #1) by Jana Deleon

6. Colorado

Read a book that takes place during Christmas -The Ghost of Christmas Past by J.G. Goodhind (6/9/15)

7. Connecticut

Read a book that takes place, at least partly, on a ship - Poison Promise by Jennifer Estep (3/31/15)

8. Delaware

Read a book with the word “Wave” in the title Heat Wave by Richard Castle (4/9)

9. Florida

Read a book with tea cups on the cover - Never Buried by Edie Claire (5/21/15)

Never Buried by Edie Claire

10. Georgia

Read a book with a dragon on the cover OR a book where dragons are important to the story OR with a main character who is a dragon shifter The Dragon Conspiracy by Lisa Shearin (3/16/15)
The Dragon Conspiracy (SPI Files, #2) by Lisa Shearin

11. Hawaii

Read a book with a main character who is a surfer - Somewhere on Maui by Toby Neal (9/20/15)


12. Idaho

Read a book with a character who is a robber/thief Sprinkled by Gina LaManna (4/7/15)

13. Illinois

Read a book with a main character who is a Native American - Justice Calling by Annie Bellet (6/16/15)

14. Indiana

read a book with a dog on the cover - Five Minutes Late by Rich Amooi (3/11/15) (dog is in his arms)
Five Minutes Late by Rich Amooi

15. Iowa

Read a book with a maze or mirror on the cover or in the title - The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side by Agatha Christie (8/7/15)

16. Kansas

Read a book with a mountain on the cover - Six Months in Montana by Pamela M. Kelley (7/14/15)

Six Months in Montana (Montana Sweet Western Romance, #1) by Pamela M. Kelley

17. Kentucky~ Kentucky Kingdom:

Read a book that was made into a movie - The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie (5/10/15)

18. Louisiana~ Storyland

Read a book with the words “Story” or “Fairy” in the title - Irish Fairy Tales illustrated by Arthur Rackham (11/12/15)

19. Maine~ Palace Playground

Read read a book with character who rides a motor cycle (Murder rides a motorcycle) - Murder on the Hill by Kennedy Chase (6/7/15)

20. Maryland~ Trimper’s Rides:

Read a book with a lamp or tiger on the cover - Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris (Street lamp) (7/15/15)

Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris

21. Massachusetts

Read a book with some kind of lights on the cover - In the Shadows by Susan Finlay (10/25/15)

In the Shadows (The Outsiders, #1) by Susan Finlay

22. Michigan~ Michigan Adventures: Thunderhawk Roller Coaster

Read a book with the word “Thunder” in the title - Fairy Metal Thunder by J.L. Bryan (12/8/15)

23. Minnesota~ Nickelodon Universe:

Read a book with fairies in it - Cold Burn of Magic by Jennifer Estep (pixies) (5/19/15)

24. Mississippi~ Geyser Falls

Read a book with something round on the cover - Home Improvement: Undead Edition by Charlaine Harris (and others) (4/5)

Home Improvement Undead Edition by Charlaine Harris

25. Missouri~ Worlds of Fun:

read a book set in one of the five major sections of the theme park: Scandinavia, Africa, The Orient, Europe or the Americas - Hot Gossip by Susanne O'Leary (Europe/Ireland) (3/12/15)

26. Montana

Read a book set in the 50’s - A Daughter's a Daughter by Mary Westmacott (6/16/15)

27. Nebraska~ Fun Plex: Go Gator, Red Baron (Planes)

read a book with a plane on the cover - Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie (8/26/15)
Murder in Mesopotamia (Hercule Poirot, #14) by Agatha Christie


28. Nevada~ Adventuredome

read a book with character who are drifters (they don’t have a real home; wanderers) - The Case of the Lamp That Went Out by Auguste Groner (4/16/15)

29. New Hampshire~ Fort Jefferson: Horse Ride for Kids

Read a book with horse shifters - The Utterly Uninteresting and Unadventurous Tales of Fred, the Vampire Accountant by Drew Hayes (Bubba is a horse shifter) (9/4/15)

30. New Jersey~ Six Flags Great Adventure

Read a book with one of the following words in the title: Six, Flag(s), Dark, Knight, Lantern, Green) - Dark Beach by Doug Burris (4/21/15)


31. New Mexico~ Cliff’s Amusement Park: Falling Star Ride, Galaxi Coaster

read a book set in space -Fortune's Pawn by Rachel Bach (3/18/15)

32. New York

Read a book with demons - Evil Dark by Justin Gustainis (5/7/15)

33. North Carolina~ Carowinds

Read a book with a dinosaur on the cover - What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe (8/10/15)
What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe

34. North Dakota

Read a book about family - After the Funeral byAgatha Christie (5/12/15)

35. Ohio~ King’s Island: Banshee Coaster, The Beast Coaster, Monster Ride

read a book with monsters or beasts in it - Monster Hunter International by Larry Correia (3/23/15)

36. Oklahoma~ Frontier City: Wildcat Ride, Wild Kitty Ride

read a book with any feline on the cover - Death of a Dapper Snowman by Angela Pepper(3/27/15)
Death of a Dapper Snowman by Angela Pepper

37. Oregon~ Enchanted Forest:

Readwhere the main character enters a different bizarre, strange world like wonderland - The Story of Awkward by R.K. Ryals (11/5/15)

38. Pennsylvania~ Hershey Park

read a book set on a space ship - Honour's Knight by Rachel Bach (11/5/15)

39. Rhode Island~ Adventureland Narragansett

Read a book where the main character is into sports - Friends With Partial Benefits by Luke Young (tennis) (12/7/15)

40. South Carolina~ Family Kingdom: Berry-Go-Round

Read a book with food on the cover (preferably a berry) OR read a book with a berry name in the title (Strawberry, Blueberry, etc) - The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Cafe by Mary Simses (9/6/15)
The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Cafe by Mary Simses

41. South Dakota~ Ranch Amusement Parks: The Tower Rock Climbing Wall

Read a book with a tower on the cover - Problem at Pollensa Bay by Agatha Christie (6/24/15)

Problem at Pollensa Bay by Agatha Christie

42. Tennessee~ Dollywood

Read a book with fire on the cover or in the title OR a book with a main character who can control fire or has some kind of fire power - A Hidden Fire by Elizabeth Hunter (6/29/15)

43. Texas~ Joyland Adventure Park:

Read a book where a character is a risk taker - See Before You Die: Costa Rica by J.E. Leigh (7/26/15)

44. Utah~ Lagoon Park: Dracula’s Castle

read a book with vampires - God Touched by John Conroe (6/22/15)

45. Vermont~ Bromley Mountain Thrill Zone

Read a book with twins - How the White Trash Zombie Got Her Groove Back by Diana Rowland(Julia/Naomi and Andrew are twins) (4/20/15)

46. Virginia

Read a book set in Italy - Vivien's Heavenly Ice Cream Shop by Abby Clements (6/15/15)

47. Washington

Read a book with the word “Wild” in the title - Wild Nights with a Lone Wolf by Elisabeth Staab (7/10/15)

48. West Virginia~ Camden Park

Read a book with a character whose name starts with a C - The Clocks by Agatha Christie (Colin Lamb) (4/15)

49. Wisconsin~ Mt Olympus Outdoor Park

Read read a book with one of the Greek gods above as a character - Prison of Hope by Steve McHugh (9/27/15)

50. Wyoming~ Bozeman Crossing Cowboy Carousel

Read a book with a cowboy as a main character - Blame it on Texas by Tori Scott (9/28/15)

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message 29: by Jojobean, Bookworm Challenger (new)

Jojobean | 1584 comments Mod
Rosa wrote: "I'm finished, thank you for this great challenge!
"


Congrats


message 30: by Stephanie (last edited Jan 06, 2017 08:00AM) (new)

Stephanie Dates 1/10/16-1/9/17

Leveling up to Thrill Rides 43/40

Levels
Kiddie Rides: 5-10 States
Family Rides: 10-20 States
Water Rides: 20-30 States
Thrill Rides: 30-40 States
Roller Coasters: All 50 States

1. Alabama~ Southern Adventures: Bumper Cars
Read a book that has a car(s) on the cover OR read a book where the characters are in a bumpy relationship OR a book in the “Adventure” genre - Sidney Chambers and the Perils of the Night by James Runcie 1/10/16

2. Alaska~ Pioneer Park: Square Dance Hall
Read a book with a main character who is a pioneer of some sort OR read a book with people dancing on the cover OR a book set in the western states of the USA - Death Wave by Ben Bova 1/18/16

3. Arizona~ Castles N’Coaster: Splashdown (log flume ride)
Read a book with a castle on the cover OR read a book with a log on the cover OR a book with a water word in the title (Splash, Wet, Foam, etc) - Three Sisters, Three Queens by Philippa Gregory 10/9/16
Three Sisters, Three Queens (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #8) by Philippa Gregory

4. Arkansas ~ Magic Springs and Crystal Falls: Sky Shark (Bungee jumping, sky diving and hang gliding in one)
Read a book with a main character who is into extreme activities or sports OR read a book with magic in it OR read a book with a person falling from the sky on the cover - The Last Hero by Terry Pratchett 1/22/16

5. California~ LegoLand
Read a book with legos or blocks on the cover OR read a book where something is built (a house, an object, etc) OR read a book that is multicolored - From This Moment On by Bella Andre 1/23/16
From This Moment On (San Francisco Sullivans, #2; The Sullivans, #2) by Bella Andre

6. Colorado~ Santa’s Workshop: Ferris Wheel, Santa’s Village
Read a book that takes place during Christmas OR a book with a ferris wheel/carousel on the cover OR read a book that takes place in a village OR read a book with elves in it - Jambusters: The Women's Institute at War 1939-1945 by Julie Summers 1/20/16

7. Connecticut~ Quassy Amusement Park: Galleon Pirate Ship Ride
Read a book with a ship on the cover OR read a book that takes place, at least partly, on a ship OR read a book with a main character who is a pirate or where pirates are important to the plot - Days of Magic, Nights of War by Clive Barker 4/12/16

8. Delaware~ Jungle Jim's Adventure World: Wave Pool
Read a book with a jungle on the cover OR read a book with a pool on the cover OR a book with a main character named Jim, Jimmy or James OR a book with the word “Wave” in the title - Hard Times by Charles Dickens 2/18/16

9. Florida~ Disney World and Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure: Haunted Mansion, Mad Tea Party (tea cups), Harry Potter world
Read a book with a haunted house in it OR a book with ghosts in it OR read a book with tea cups on the cover or the word “tea” in the title OR read a Harry Potter book - Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts by David Baggett and Shawn E. Klein (eds.) 4/14/16

10. Georgia~ Wild Adventures: Dizzy Dragons Ride
Read a book with a dragon on the cover OR a book where dragons are important to the story OR with a main character who is a dragon shifter OR a book set in Medieval times - She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth by Helen Castor 10/7/16

11. Hawaii~ Wet’N’Wild Hawaii: Da Flowrider (simulated surfing)
Read a book with waves on the cover OR a book with a surf board on the cover OR a book with a main character who is a surfer or where surfing is important to the plot - Jeremy Poldark by Winston Graham 7/5/16
Jeremy Poldark (Poldark, #3) by Winston Graham


12. Idaho~ Silverwood Theme Park: Steam Engine Train Ride
Read a book with a train on the cover OR read a book with a character who is a robber/thief OR a book in the “Steampunk” genre - The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories by Agatha Christie 5/4/16

13. Illinois~ Donley’s Wild West Town: (Archery, Cowboy lasso lessons, Tomahawk Throwing)
Read a book set in the Wild West OR a book with a main character who is a cowboy or a Native American Or read a book with a character who excels at archery OR a book in the “Western” genre - Wyrms by Orson Scott Card 3/22/16

14. Indiana~ Holiday World: The Howler (Kiddie Dog Coaster)
Read a book set during a holiday OR read a book with a dog on the cover OR a book where a dog is important to the plot OR a book where the main character is a dog - The Echo by Minette Walters 5/12/16

15. Iowa~ Arnold’s Amusement Park: Mirror Maze
Read a book with a maze or mirror on the cover or in the title OR read a book wither the word “Maze” or “Mirror” in the title OR read a book where the main character has to go through a maze of some kind - The Case of the Restless Redhead by Erle Stanley Gardner 7/31/16
The Case of the Restless Redhead by Erle Stanley Gardner

16. Kansas~ All Star Adventures: Swings Ride, Himalaya Ride
Read a book that has swings on the cover OR read a book with a mountain on the cover OR read a book in a country that the Himalaya mountain range spans (India, China, Nepal, Pakistan or Bhutan)

17. Kentucky~ Kentucky Kingdom: 5D Cinema- Movies you Ride
Read a book that was made into a movie OR read a book that is set in any kingdom (land that has a monarch but the characters are NOT royalty~ the characters can be peasants in the kingdom) OR read a book with the number 5 in the title - Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte (United Kingdom) 2/9/16

18. Louisiana~ Storyland: (Fairytale sculptures and Kiddie Playgrounds)
Read a fairy tale retelling OR read a book with a famous story book character as a main character (humpty dumpty, little red riding hood, Cinderella, Puss in boots, ect) OR read a book with the words “Story” or “Fairy” in the title - Five Little Pigs by Agatha Christie 11/3/16

19. Maine~ Palace Playground: Motorcycle jump
Read a book with a motorcycle on the cover OR read a book with character who rides a motor cycle OR read a book with a main character who is a bad ass - My First - Jason & Katie by Melanie Shawn 1/28/16

20. Maryland~ Trimper’s Rides: “Aladdin’s Lamp Fun House”, “Flying Tigers”
Read a retelling of Aladdin OR read a book with a lamp or tiger on the cover OR read a book with a genie in it or a character who is a genie OR a book where the main character is a tiger shifter - Snuff by Terry Pratchett 12/4/16
Snuff (Discworld, #39; City Watch #8) by Terry Pratchett

21. Massachusetts~ Great Wolf Lodge: Northern Lights Arcade
Read a book with a wolf on the cover OR read a book with werewolves or a main character who is a werewolf OR read a book with some kind of lights on the cover OR read a book where a game is part of the plot (can be a hunger games type game) - Four: A Divergent Story Collection by Veronica Roth 1/30/16

22. Michigan~ Michigan Adventures: Thunderhawk Roller Coaster
Read a book with the word “Thunder” in the title OR read a book with a hawk on the cover OR read a book with bird shifters OR a book with a main character who is some kind of bird shifter (hawk is preferable)

23. Minnesota~ Nickelodon Universe: “Fairly Odd Coaster”, “Jimmy Neutron’s Atomic Collider”
Read a book with fairies in it OR a book where the main character is a fairy OR a book where something important is invented OR a book where the main character is an inventor - Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett 4/9/16

24. Mississippi~ Geyser Falls: Roundabout River
Read a book with a river on the cover OR read a book with the word “River” in the title OR read a book with a character named River OR a book with something round on the cover - Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration Into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel by Michio Kaku 3/28/16
Physics of the Impossible A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel by Michio Kaku

25. Missouri~ Worlds of Fun: (Based on Around the World in Eighty Days); Viking Voyager, Fury of the Nile,
Read Jules Vernon’s “Around the World in Eighty Days” book OR read a book with a character who is a Viking OR read a book with a character or author who is Egyptian OR read a book set in one of the five major sections of the theme park: Scandinavia, Africa, The Orient, Europe or the Americas (tell us which area and country you picked) The Gambler by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Germany) 2/6/16


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Stephanie 26. Montana~ Amusement Park Drive In
Read a book set in the 50’s OR read a book where a movie is plays a part of the plot OR read a book with a character who is in the movie business (actor, actress, director, producer, etc) - The Day the Martians Came by Frederick Pohl 3/31/16

27. Nebraska~ Fun Plex: Go Gator, Red Baron (Planes)
Read a book set in a swamp OR read a book with a character who is a baron or a pilot OR read a book with a plane on the cover OR read a book set, at least partly, on a plane - I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett 4/19/16

28. Nevada~ Adventuredome: Inverter (upside down ride), Drifters (hot air balloon carousel)
Read a book with at least one person upside down on the cover (ex: a couple laying down, one upside down one right side up) OR read a book with character who are drifters (they don’t have a real home; wanderers) Or a book with a hot air balloon on the cover - An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear 5/29/16

29. New Hampshire~ Fort Jefferson: Horse Ride for Kids
Read a book with a fort on the cover OR read a book with a horse on the cover OR read a book where horses play an important part in the plot OR read a book with horse shifters - The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard 5/30/16

30. New Jersey~ Six Flags Great Adventure: Superhero Themed Coasters (Batman, Bizarro, Superman, Green Lantern, The Dark Knight), Skull Mountain
Read a book with a superhero in it (can be an authors made up superhero) OR a book with a skull on the cover OR a book with one of the following words in the title: Six, Flag(s), Dark, Knight, Lantern, Green) - Darkmoon by Christine Pope 4/16/16

31. New Mexico~ Cliff’s Amusement Park: Falling Star Ride, Galaxi Coaster
Read a book with a star on the cover OR a book with the word “Star” or “Galaxy” in the title OR read a book set in space Or a book with Aliens or the main character who is an alien - The Road to Science Fiction 3: From Heinlein to Here by James Gunn (ed.) 3/16/16

32. New York~ The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom: Steamin’ Demon, Weather Named Rides (Tornado, Thunder Alley, Twister Falls, Blizzard Indoors, Blue Typhoon)
Read a book with demons OR read a book with a main character who is a demon OR read a book with a tornado, twister, snow/blizzard or a typhoon on the cover OR read a book with a weather/natural disaster word in the title - Married by Midnight by Julianne MacLean 12/11/16
Married By Midnight (Pembroke Palace, #4) by Julianne MacLean

33. North Carolina~ Carowinds: Carolina Cobra, Dinosaurs Alive area
Read a book with a snake on the cover OR read a book with snake shifters OR read a book with a dinosaur on the cover OR read a book with a main character who is a dinosaur - My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell 8/17/16

34. North Dakota~ Thunder Road Family Fun Park: Batting Cages
Read a book with any baseball scene or gear on the cover OR read a book with a character who is into baseball OR read a book with a road on the cover OR read a book about family - The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler 3/2/16

35. Ohio~ King’s Island: Banshee Coaster, The Beast Coaster, Monster Ride
Read a book with a main character who is royalty (King, Queen, Prince, Princess) OR read a book with Banshees or a main character who is a banshee OR read a book with monsters or beasts in it - Absolute Midnight by Clive Barker 5/1/16

36. Oklahoma~ Frontier City: Wildcat Ride, Wild Kitty Ride
Read a book set during the American Frontier Era (1607-1912 but for this task the time period will be 1607-1800) Or read a book with any feline on the cover (cat, lion, cheetah, leopard, etc) OR read a book about feline shifters OR where the main character is a feline shifter - Warleggan by Winston Graham 8/6/16

37. Oregon~ Enchanted Forest: Ice Mountain Bobsleds, Alice in Wonderland in Storybook Lane
Read a retelling on Alice in Wonderland OR a book with a main character named Alice OR where the main character enters a different bizarre, strange world like wonderland OR read a book with the word “Ice” in the title - Devices and Desires by PD James 7/13/16

38. Pennsylvania~ Hershey Park: Comet Coaster, Skyrush Ride, Starship America Ride
Read a book with chocolate on the cover OR read a book with a comet on the cover or in the title OR read a book set on a space ship

39. Rhode Island~ Adventureland Narragansett: Golf Course, Bankshot Basketball
Read a book where the main character is into sports OR read a book with a basketball on the cover OR read a book where sports is important to the plot - The Real James Herriot: A Memoir of My Father by Jim Wight 7/22/16

40. South Carolina~ Family Kingdom: Berry-Go-Round
Read a book with food on the cover (preferably a berry) OR read a book with a berry name in the title (Strawberry, Blueberry, etc) OR read a book where the main character goes around in circles for any reason (ex-can’t figure out a mystery, stuck in a cycle, etc) - Have His Carcase by Dorothy L. Sayers 5/25/16

41. South Dakota~ Ranch Amusement Parks: The Tower Rock Climbing Wall
Read a book with a person climbing on the cover OR a book with a tower on the cover or in the title OR a book where rock climbing is important to the plot - Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling 11/1/16
The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling

42. Tennessee~ Dollywood: FireChaser Express Ride, Blazing Fury
Read a book with fire on the cover or in the title OR read a book with a fire word in the title (Blaze, Inferno, Flames, Burning, Burns, etc) OR a book with a main character who can control fire or has some kind of fire power OR a book with a doll on the cover - Nolander by Becca Mills 1/5/17

43. Texas~ Joyland Adventure Park: Spider Ride, Dare Devil Drop
Read a book with a bug on the cover OR a book with a bug name in the title OR read a book where the devil is a character OR a book where a character is a risk taker - A Taste for Death by P.D. James 5/20/16

44. Utah~ Lagoon Park: Dracula’s Castle
Read a book where Dracula is a character OR read a retelling of Dracula OR read Bram Stokers’ classic, “Dracula” OR read a book with vampires or with a main character who is a vampire

45. Vermont~ Bromley Mountain Thrill Zone: Space Bikes, Twin Spin Ride
Read a book with bikes or a person riding a bike on the cover OR read a book where biking is important to the plot OR a book with twins OR a book where there is alternating POVs between the twin characters - Hangman's Holiday: A Collection of Short Mysteries by Dorothy L. Sayers 6/11/16

46. Virginia~ Busch Gardens: DaVinci’s Cradle, Escape From Pompeii, Roman Rapids
Read a book where DaVinci is a character Or read a book set in ancient Rome or Pompeii OR a book where the main character or the author is Italian OR a book set in Italy

47. Washington~ Wild Waves Theme Park: The Wild Thing Coaster, Safari Jeeps
Read a book with a safari scene on the cover OR read a book where the main character is wild in their personality/actions OR a book with the word “Wild” in the title - Out of Bounds by Erin Nicholas 9/1/16

48. West Virginia~ Camden Park: Camden Princess
Read a book with a main character who is a princess OR a book with a park on the cover OR a book with a character whose name starts with a C - Summer by Edith Wharton 7/1/16


49. Wisconsin~ Mt Olympus Outdoor Park; Rides and Attractions named after Mythological Figures (Hades, Zeus, Pegasus, Cyclops, Trojan Horse, Poseidon, Hermes, Titan, Helios, Orion)
Read a retelling of a Greek myth OR read a book with one of the Greek gods above as a character OR read a book with a Pegasus, Cyclops, Trojan Horse Or Titian in the book or on the cover

50. Wyoming~ Bozeman Crossing Cowboy Carousel (There is no major theme park in Wyoming)
Read a book with a cowboy as a main character OR a book with a carousel on the cover OR a book set in Wyoming


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