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message 1: by ☆☆Hannah☆☆, The Book Junkie (last edited Jul 16, 2018 06:40PM) (new)

☆☆Hannah☆☆ | 7289 comments Duration: August 1-31
Sign up will be open until: July 31

Partners will be picked on the same day!


Guidelines for this challenge:
* Sign up ahead of time so we can create pairs (see dates below)
* Create a "shelf" for your partner to choose from before the challenge begins
* You choose 3 books from your partners shelf for your partner to read
* Your partner picks three from your shelf for you to read
*After you read your book come back and post to let your partner know when you are done and what you thought of the book (no pressure, it can be just one sentence)

**** The challenge is to read one book from your shelf that your partner chose. You do not have to read all three! (It's just to give a choice) ****


Please sign up below and post a link to your shelf for your partner to choose from!


message 2: by ☆☆Hannah☆☆, The Book Junkie (last edited Jul 31, 2018 05:48PM) (new)

☆☆Hannah☆☆ | 7289 comments Participants:

Hannah
Jessica
PreePree
Kim
Carrie
Leah
Sarah
Steph
Candace
Sophie
Dita
Michelle
Ev
Jasmine
Nancy85
Kaitlyn
Kati
Jessi
Cecilia


message 3: by ☆☆Hannah☆☆, The Book Junkie (last edited Jul 31, 2018 06:14PM) (new)


message 14: by Ev (new)

Ev | 42 comments I'm in. I sure hope I can finish at least one of these challenges this time. lol

https://www.goodreads.com/review/list...


message 16: by Nancy85 (new)

Nancy85 (nancymarie85) | 4909 comments First time doing this. I'm in. Please pick from my TBR list: https://www.goodreads.com/review/list...


message 17: by Kaitlyn (new)

Kaitlyn (121-books) | 225 comments I don't think my partner picked any books for me this past month ... so I didn't have to update my list! lol

https://www.goodreads.com/review/list...


message 21: by ☆☆Hannah☆☆, The Book Junkie (new)

☆☆Hannah☆☆ | 7289 comments We have an odd number. Does anybody want to have 2 partners?


message 22: by Ev (new)

Ev | 42 comments I don't mind two partners. :)


message 23: by ☆☆Hannah☆☆, The Book Junkie (new)

☆☆Hannah☆☆ | 7289 comments Partners have been picked! See post #3.


message 24: by Ev (new)

Ev | 42 comments Sophie, for you, I pick:

Soccer in Sun and Shadow by Eduardo Galeano
Endless Night by Agatha Christie
Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami


message 25: by Ev (new)

Ev | 42 comments PreePree, for you I pick:

Vinyl (Vinyl #1) by Sophia Elaine Hanson
Everwild (The Healer #1) by Kayla Jo
Hidden Deep (Hidden Saga, #1) by Amy Patrick


message 26: by Kim (new)

Kim (flychickadee) | 42 comments Michelle, here's my picks for you!

I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak The Breeders (Breeders, #1) by Katie French Bone Music (Burning Girl, #1) by Christopher Rice


message 27: by Michelle (new)

Michelle | 1693 comments Kim, here's my picks for you!

The Devil In Pew Number Seven by Rebecca Nichols Alonzo The Language of Stars by Louise Hawes
Pointe by Brandy Colbert


message 28: by Kaitlyn (new)

Kaitlyn (121-books) | 225 comments Dita, here are the three I chose for you:

Shatter Me (Shatter Me, #1) by Tahereh Mafi - I read this a couple months ago and gave it 5 stars!
Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia - again, read this earlier in the year, another 5-star read!
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare - this entire series has captured many souls (including mine)!


message 29: by ☆☆Hannah☆☆, The Book Junkie (new)

☆☆Hannah☆☆ | 7289 comments My partner is Jessi and I choose:


1.) A Week of Mondays by Jessica Brody because it's on my TBR too.

2.) The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak by Brian Katcher because it was a good read.

3.) Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) by Cassandra Clare because it's a popular book.


message 30: by Cecilia (last edited Jul 31, 2018 10:21PM) (new)

Cecilia (cecilia-reads) Leah, here's my pics for you!

The Promise of a Letter (Amish Letter #2) by Kathleen Fuller
Her Fear (The Amish of Hart County #5) by Shelley Shepard Gray
Just Look Up (Harbor Pointe #1) by Courtney Walsh


message 31: by Leah (new)

Leah | 2677 comments My partner is Cecilia, and I choose:

A Thousand Nights (A Thousand Nights, #1) by E.K. Johnston
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin


message 32: by Nancy85 (new)

Nancy85 (nancymarie85) | 4909 comments For Jessica, I pick
Warcross (Warcross, #1) by Marie Lu -I've heard this is a good book
The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (Montague Siblings, #1) by Mackenzi Lee -This sounds like a good book
Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer, #1) by Laini Taylor -Read this and I loved it. Hope you do too


message 33: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 237 comments My partner is Kati and I'm choosing:

Ruin and Rising (Grisha Verse, #3) by Leigh Bardugo because I loved this series.

The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas because I like the cover.

The Art of Taxidermy by Sharon Kernot because it's highly rated and what a title!


message 34: by Dita (new)

Dita | 55 comments Hey, Kaitlyn! For you I pick:

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (Montague Siblings, #1) by Mackenzi Lee - I have heard good things about this book.

Three Dark Crowns (Three Dark Crowns, #1) by Kendare Blake - It sounds interesting.

More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera - It also looked like an interesting read.


message 35: by Steph (new)

Steph (radiantmoonlight) For Candace, I pick:

An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1) by Sabaa Tahir

Radio Silence by Alice Oseman

You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day


message 36: by Jessica (new)

Jessica (jvblazejak) | 557 comments My partner is Nancy85 and my picks for you are:
Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King because this is on my to read too,
To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1) by Harper Lee because this is a good classic, or
Circe by Madeline Miller because I've heard good things about this one.

Hope there is a winner!

I'm going to order my picks from the library and see what arrives first!


message 37: by Nancy85 (new)

Nancy85 (nancymarie85) | 4909 comments Jessica wrote: "My partner is Nancy85 and my picks for you are:
Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King because this is on my to read too,
To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1) by Harper Lee because this is a good classic..."


Thank you for my choices


message 38: by PreePree (new)

PreePree | 478 comments My partner is Ev and my picks are:

One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus Room by Emma Donoghue Animal's People by Indra Sinha


message 39: by PreePree (new)

PreePree | 478 comments Ev wrote: "PreePree, for you I pick:

Vinyl (Vinyl #1) by Sophia Elaine Hanson
Everwild (The Healer #1) by Kayla Jo
Hidden Deep (Hidden Saga, #1) by Amy Patrick"



I choose Hidden Deep (Hidden Saga, #1) by Amy Patrick


message 40: by Ev (new)

Ev | 42 comments PreePree wrote: "My partner is Ev and my picks are:

One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManusRoom by Emma DonoghueAnimal's People by Indra Sinha"


I choose Animal's People.


message 41: by Sophie (new)

Sophie Ev, for you I pick

Vicious (Villains, #1) by V.E. Schwab The Hating Game by Sally Thorne All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr


message 42: by Ev (new)

Ev | 42 comments Sophie wrote: "Ev, for you I pick

Vicious (Villains, #1) by V.E. Schwab The Hating Game by Sally ThorneAll the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr"


I choose The Hating Game


message 43: by Carrie (new)

Carrie  (icanhasbooks) | 155 comments Hi Jasmine,

For you I have

Rot & Ruin (Rot & Ruin, #1) by Jonathan Maberry Ready Player One (Ready Player One, #1) by Ernest Cline Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews

Happy reading, I gave these 4 to 5 stars


message 44: by Jasmine (new)

Jasmine Lake | 249 comments Hi Carrie! My picks for you are:

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern - I read this a few years ago and I gave it four stars. It was very whimiscal and interesting.
The Elite (The Selection, #2) by Kiera Cass - I love the Selection series so you should definitely continue it! I gave this one 5 stars.
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas - I haven't read this one yet, but I've heard great things. Also, the movie is coming out soon so if you were interested in the movie, this books would be a great pick!


message 45: by Jasmine (new)

Jasmine Lake | 249 comments Carrie wrote: "Hi Jasmine,

For you I have

Rot & Ruin (Rot & Ruin, #1) by Jonathan MaberryReady Player One (Ready Player One, #1) by Ernest ClineMe and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews

Happy reading, I gave these 4 to 5 stars"



I think I'm going to read Rot&Ruin. I've been wanting to look into this one for years, so I guess now is better than never.


message 46: by Carrie (new)

Carrie  (icanhasbooks) | 155 comments Jasmine wrote: "Carrie wrote: "Hi Jasmine,

For you I have

Rot & Ruin (Rot & Ruin, #1) by Jonathan MaberryReady Player One (Ready Player One, #1) by Ernest ClineMe and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews

Happy reading, I gave these 4 to 5..."


It's a great book, I was very surprised at how much I loved it.


message 47: by Carrie (new)

Carrie  (icanhasbooks) | 155 comments Jasmine wrote: "Hi Carrie! My picks for you are:

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern - I read this a few years ago and I gave it four stars. It was very whimiscal and interesting.
The Elite (The Selection, #2) by Kiera Cass ..."


Thank you I'm debating between The Night Circus and The Selection


message 48: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 237 comments I emailed my partner a couple of days ago and still haven't heard. If I don't get an answer by Monday will someone pick for me?


message 49: by Jess (new)

Jess (makeitsewwithjess) Hi Hannah I am so sorry I am late in getting you your picks. Thank you for the ones you picked for me. I think I am finally going to read Clockwork Angel. For you I pick the following:

Beelzebub Girl (Ancient Legends, #2) by Jayde Scott because it looks dark and broody :)

Sneaky Snow White (Dark Fairy Tale Queen, #2) by Anita Valle because I love retellings

1500 (Timeless Trilogy, #3) by Holly Hook because it looks like a good suspenseful read


message 50: by Jess (new)

Jess (makeitsewwithjess) @Hannah I can totally Pick for you if your partner doesn't respond.


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