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message 1: by Trisha, lives on coffee (last edited Jul 18, 2018 02:08PM) (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments It's that time again! Let's fill our Book Pool!

If you've never played, here are the rules:

Directions:

1. When you sign up pick 3 books you want to be included in the "book pool."

2. You can pick any book as long as they are YA and have been released before the challenge has started. Please no duplicates.

3. Once the challenge starts you will read books from the "pool."

4. At the end of the month whoever read the most books from the pool is the champion of that month!

Have fun!

The challenge begins on August 1st.
To claim points, please don't finish your books from the pool until then!

You can sign up and add books until July 31st.
After July 31st, You can join right in by claiming points - just don't add books to the pool!



message 2: by Trisha, lives on coffee (last edited Aug 21, 2018 06:23PM) (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Participants
# of books: 58

1. Cynthia: 5
2. Linda: 4
3. Jessica (Goldenfurpro): 5
4. Gabi: 2
5. Jess (AKA shortstuff)
6. Dlyn
7. Kikijanika: 1
8. Kim: 8
9. CrazyAsACupcake: 1
10. Cecilia: 2
11. Amy Leigh: 6
12. Cheyenne: 1
13. Candace: 1
14. Cassie: 1
15. Katriann: 1
16. Sophie: 4
17. Misty: 1
18. Slytherpuff
19. Kim M: 5
20. ℓуηη, ℓσкιѕℓутнєя¢ℓαω
21. Michelle: 1
22. Kaitlyn: 1
23. Charlotte
24. Kati
25. Lesa
26. Vanessa: 5
27. Mya
28. Mary
29. Chloe: 3
30. Toyni Erica


message 4: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia | 6046 comments Joining

Gemina (The Illuminae Files, #2) by Amie Kaufman Obsidio (The Illuminae Files, #3) by Amie Kaufman Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1) by Susan Beth Pfeffer


message 7: by Gabi (new)


message 9: by Lynn (new)

Lynn | 43 comments Yay! I am so glad this is back!! :)

Warcross (Warcross, #1) by Marie Lu The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, #2) by James Dashner Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1) by Kristin Cashore


message 11: by Kim (last edited Jul 20, 2018 02:27PM) (new)


message 14: by Amy Leigh (last edited Aug 15, 2018 04:58PM) (new)

Amy Leigh (xxamyleighxx) | 73 comments The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler Save the Date by Morgan Matson Last Seen Leaving by Caleb Roehrig


Books Read: 6
The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler Never Fade (The Darkest Minds, #2) by Alexandra Bracken Sparks Rise (The Darkest Minds #2.5) by Alexandra Bracken In The Afterlight (The Darkest Minds, #3) by Alexandra Bracken Last Seen Leaving by Caleb Roehrig Save the Date by Morgan Matson


message 16: by C (new)


message 17: by Cassie (last edited Jul 22, 2018 09:03PM) (new)


message 19: by Sophie (last edited Jul 23, 2018 04:03PM) (new)


message 20: by Misty (new)


message 22: by Kim (last edited Jul 24, 2018 07:07PM) (new)

Kim M | 32 comments I'm in again! Yay!!!

Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1) by Amie Kaufman The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman Carry On (Simon Snow, #1) by Rainbow Rowell


message 23: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Updated!!

Wow! What a great looking pool! Keep signing up and filling it up!



message 24: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Sophie wrote: "The Fallen Kingdom (The Falconer, #3) by Elizabeth MayThe Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy, #1) by Katherine ArdenA Gathering of Shadows (Shades of Magic, #2) by V.E. Schwab"

We already had The Bear and the Nightingale in the pool so I went ahead and added the 2nd book. If you want to give me another book, just let me know and I can swap it out :)


ℓуηη, ℓσкιѕℓутнєя¢ℓαω | 787 comments I'm in!! Love this so much :D

Spell Bound (Hex Hall, #3) by Rachel Hawkins The White Rose (The Lone City, #2) by Amy Ewing Venturess (Mechanica, #2) by Betsy Cornwell


message 26: by Sophie (new)

Sophie | 487 comments Trisha wrote: "Sophie wrote: "The Fallen Kingdom (The Falconer, #3) by Elizabeth MayThe Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy, #1) by Katherine ArdenA Gathering of Shadows (Shades of Magic, #2) by V.E. Schwab"

We already had The Bear and the Nightingale in t..."


I'd like to add Smoke in the Sun (Flame in the Mist, #2) by Renee Ahdieh then :)


message 30: by Kati (last edited Jul 30, 2018 03:51AM) (new)

Kati | 170 comments I’m in!

Sea Witch by Sarah Henning Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne Spelled (The Storymakers, #1) by Betsy Schow


message 31: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Updated!! Welcome everyone!

I'll come back and post the open after work tomorrow so there's still time to submit your books if you want to join!



message 32: by Lesa (last edited Jul 31, 2018 07:10PM) (new)


message 34: by Mya (new)

Mya Adams | 8 comments I’m in

Legendary by Stephanie Garber,
Eliza and her monsters by Zappia
And daughter of a burning city by Amanda foody


message 35: by Mary (new)

Mary Bronson | 14 comments I am in! I know it is the first So I can not submit to the pool.


message 36: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments And our Pool looks good!!

Alright everyone, it's time to tell you how to claim your points! Please remember that only books read or finished on/after June 1, 2018 can count for points. After you finish reading your book, you will need to leave a comment claiming your points. In your comment, please have your number (see comment #2, and please, please, PLEASE use the correct number, it will make it SO much easier for me when counting points), the book you read (please use the add book/author button), the date you finished it, your rating, and the number of books that you've read from the pool.

Format for posting:

#57
All the Bright Places
Read: 6/8/18
Rating: 4 Stars

Books Read: 5

Want to join in on the fun, but didn't sign up before the challenge started? You can still join! Go ahead and start reading books from the pool, and let me know that you need to be added to the list when you claim points. Have fun everybody! :)



Jessica (The Psychotic Nerd) (goldenfurproductions) | 1057 comments #3
Monday's Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson
Read: 8/1/18
Rating: 3 Stars

Books Read: 1


message 38: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia | 6046 comments #1.

Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1) by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Read: 8/1/18
Rating: 4.5 Stars

Books Read: 1


message 39: by Amy Leigh (new)

Amy Leigh (xxamyleighxx) | 73 comments #11

Never Fade (The Darkest Minds, #2) by Alexandra Bracken
Never Fade
Read: 8/1/18
Rating: 5 stars

The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler
The Summer of Chasing Mermaids
Read: 8/1/18
Rating: 4 Stars

Books Read: 2


message 40: by Michelle (new)

Michelle | 1655 comments # 21

The Burning World (Warm Bodies, #2) by Isaac Marion
Read - 8/4/18
Rating - 2 Stars

Book Read - 1


message 41: by C (new)

C (trashytomes) | 7 comments #13

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
Read: 5/8/2018
Rating: 4.5 Stars

Books Read: 1


message 42: by Linda (last edited Aug 09, 2018 09:08PM) (new)

Linda (tilreyn) | 89 comments #2
Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass, #4) by Sarah J. Maas
Read: 8/5/18
Rating: 5 Stars

Books Read:1


message 43: by Kim (last edited Aug 05, 2018 08:32AM) (new)

Kim M | 32 comments #19

Carry On (Simon Snow, #1) by Rainbow Rowell
Read: 8/2/18
Rating: 3.5 stars

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Read: 8/3/18
Rating: 4.5 stars

Books Read: 2


message 44: by Kim (last edited Aug 06, 2018 04:52PM) (new)

Kim (flychickadee) | 41 comments #8

Deep Blue (Waterfire Saga, #1) by Jennifer Donnelly
Read: 8/5/18
Rating: 4*

None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio
Read: 8/6/18
Rating: 5* (I'd give it like 500 if I could)

Books Read - 2


Jessica (The Psychotic Nerd) (goldenfurproductions) | 1057 comments #3
Wolf by Wolf (Wolf by Wolf, #1) by Ryan Graudin
Read: 8/6/18
Rating: 4 Stars

Books Read: 2


message 46: by Gabi (new)

Gabi Eisenberg (gabieisenberg) #12
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas
Read: 8.6.18
Rating: 5 Stars

Books Read: 1


message 47: by Kim (new)

Kim M | 32 comments #19

Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1) by Kristin Cashore
Read: 8/6/18
Rating: 2 stars

Books read: 3


message 48: by Chloe (new)

Chloe (shlowee) | 19 comments Count me in!

City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare
Read: 8/6/18
Rating: 2 stars

Books read: 1


message 49: by Sophie (new)

Sophie | 487 comments #16

The Vanishing Throne (The Falconer, #2) by Elizabeth May

Read: 8/7
Rating: 4 stars

Books read: 1


message 50: by Kim (last edited Aug 11, 2018 06:35AM) (new)

Kim (flychickadee) | 41 comments #8

Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1) by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Read: 8/8/18
Rating: 5*

Books read - 3


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