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message 1: by JoAnne (last edited Aug 24, 2018 05:55AM) (new)

JoAnne | 37502 comments Mod
summercountdown

Summer Countdown
Duration: Six Months From Your Start Date

Read 15 books associated with these tasks.

TASKS:


1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.

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Challenge Rules
*Please post a partial list of the challenge when you sign up.
*For each book that you read please post a link to the book, the author and the date you finished it.
*Each book may only be used for one task or letter
*To count a book towards a challenge you must read the majority of it after the start date of the challenge.
* Where more than one option is given for a task, please state which option your book relates to.
*If the task relates to the cover of your book, please post the cover AND the book link.
*All genres and formats are fine.
*Re-reads are allowed.
*No page minimum.
*Please update your original post as you go.

*When you have finished, please re-post your whole challenge as a new message and MARK AS FINISHED or you will not be considered to have completed the challenge and we will not be able to award your Hall of Fame badge

(Even if you don't hit the level you were aiming for by the deadline, please re-post your challenge anyway as you may still be eligible for a lower level badge.)

Please use the TLC STANDARD RULES when participating in this challenge.
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message 2: by JoAnne (last edited Nov 20, 2021 08:13AM) (new)


message 3: by Ferenc (last edited Sep 14, 2018 01:50AM) (new)

Ferenc (aeneth) | 1392 comments Summer Countdown
Duration: 7/19/2018 - 1/19/2019


Goal: 15/15

TASKS:

1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
- Marvel 1602 - Marvel 1602 by Neil Gaiman - 7/23/2018
- Signal to Noise - Signal to Noise by Neil Gaiman – 8/2/2018
- Rough Edge - Rough Edge by C.D. Reiss - 8/3/2018
- Roger Ascham and the King's Lost Girl - Roger Ascham and the King's Lost Girl by Matthew Reilly - 8/4/2018
- Eternals - Eternals by Neil Gaiman - 8/10/2018

Marvel 1602 by Neil Gaiman Signal to Noise by Neil Gaiman Rough Edge (The Edge, #1) by C.D. Reiss Roger Ascham and the King's Lost Girl by Matthew Reilly Eternals by Neil Gaiman

2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
- Violent Cases by Neil Gaiman - 8/1/2018
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling - 8/17/2018
- Lyra's Oxford by Philip Pullman - 9/3/2018
- In the House of the Worm by George R.R. Martin - 9/6/2018

Violent Cases by Neil Gaiman Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling Lyra's Oxford (His Dark Materials, #3.5) by Philip Pullman In the House of the Worm by George R.R. Martin

3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
- Diving/Swimming Pool - The Diving Pool: Three Novellas by Yōko Ogawa - 7/22/2018
- Ball - Portuguese Irregular Verbs by Alexander McCall Smith - 9/4/2018
- Book - The Wake by Neil Gaiman - 9/14/2018

The Diving Pool Three Novellas by Yōko Ogawa Portuguese Irregular Verbs (Portuguese Irregular Verbs, #1) by Alexander McCall Smith The Wake (The Sandman, #10) by Neil Gaiman

4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
- ONE DAY Best Summer Reads (Goodreads Listopia) #12. - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling - 7/24/2018
- What's the Book You Can't Wait to Read This Summer? (Goodreads Listopia) #12 - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - 8/2/2018

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1) by Harper Lee

5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
- On the Edge by C.D. Reiss – 8/6/2018
Published June 12th 2018

Broken Edge (The Edge, #3) by C.D. Reiss


message 4: by Claire (new)

Claire  | 285 comments Summer Countdown
Duration: Six Months From Starting Date 19/7/2018

Read 15 books associated with these tasks.

TASKS:

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message 5: by Ghaid (new)

Ghaid (theunknownqueen) Summer Countdown

Duration: 7/19/2018 1/19/2019
Goal: 0/15

TASKS:

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( Im using the goodreads app , so I wont be able to edit my post ... but I will post it after I finish. I hope that’s ok :) )


message 6: by Gabi (last edited Oct 30, 2018 11:18AM) (new)

Gabi Eisenberg (gabieisenberg) | 161 comments COMPLETED!!
Summer Countdown
July 19th, 2018 - January 18th, 2019
Completed: 15/15

TASKS:

1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, 8.2.18
Scythe by Neal Shusterman, 8.17.18
Even the Darkest Stars by Heather Fawcett, 9.14.18
Meet Cute: Some People Are Destined to Meet by Katharine McGee, 10.13.18
Stories: All-New Tales by Jeffery Deaver, 10.30.18
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, #1) by Neal Shusterman Even the Darkest Stars (Even the Darkest Stars #1) by Heather Fawcett Meet Cute Some People Are Destined to Meet by Jennifer L. Armentrout Stories All-New Tales by Neil Gaiman

2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
Timekeeper by Tara Sim, 7.19.18
Kalahari by Jessica Khoury, 8.12.18
Wandering Star by Romina Russell, 8.28.18
The Hearts We Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones, 9.16.18
Timekeeper (Timekeeper, #1) by Tara Sim Kalahari (Corpus, #3) by Jessica Khoury Wandering Star (Zodiac, #2) by Romina Russell The Hearts We Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones

3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige, 9.2.18: Dress
The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan, 9.10.18: Beach
The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson, 10.1.18: Flowers
Dorothy Must Die (Dorothy Must Die, #1) by Danielle Paige The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan The Kiss of Deception (The Remnant Chronicles, #1) by Mary E. Pearson

4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
Legend by Marie Lu, 7.24.18: Best Action-Packed Books of Summer 2013
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas, 8.6.18 Favorite Summer Reads
Legend (Legend, #1) by Marie Lu Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas

5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
Part of Your World: A Twisted Tale by Liz Braswell, 9.18.18: September, 2018
Part of Your World A Twisted Tale by Liz Braswell


message 7: by Emeli (last edited Jul 28, 2018 06:50AM) (new)

Emeli Webb | 326 comments ummer Countdown
July 19th, 2018 - January 18th, 2019
Completed: 0/15

TASKS:

1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
1. Edwina Bride of Connecticut (American Mail-Order Bride #5) by Margaret Tanner
Edwina: Bride of Connecticut
Finished 22/7

2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.

3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.

4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.

5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
Dirty Savior by Eva Leon
Published 25/7 2018
Finished 28/7


message 8: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37502 comments Mod
Welcome Ferenc, Claire, Ghaid, Gabi and Emelie!


message 9: by JoAnne (last edited Aug 16, 2018 05:08AM) (new)

JoAnne | 37502 comments Mod
Summer Countdown
Duration: July 20, 2018-January 19, 2019
15/15

TASKS:


Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
1. The Summer Wives Beatriz Williams 7/25/18
2. Swedish for Beginners Susanne O'Leary 7/29/18
3. Rock Solid Carly Phillips 8/1/18
4. Easy Nights Kristen Proby 8/4/18
5. Mulberry Moon Catherine Anderson 8/5/18

Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
1. The Year of Falling in Love (Sunnyvale, #2) by Jessica Sorensen Jessica Sorensen 7/22/18
2. The Closer You Come (The Original Heartbreakers, #1) by Gena Showalter Gena Showalter 7/25/18
3. The Hotter You Burn (The Original Heartbreakers, #2) by Gena Showalter Gena Showalter 7/28/18
4. Kiss Me, Kill Me (Lucy Kincaid, #2) by Allison Brennan Kiss Me, Kill Me Allison Brennan 8/2/18

Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
1. Face the Wind and Fly by Jenny Harper Face the Wind and Fly Jenny Harper 7/30/18
2. Lucky Charmed (Charmed in Texas, #2) by Sharla Lovelace Lucky Charmed Sharla Lovelace 8/9/18
3. When We Found Home by Susan Mallery When We Found Home Susan Mallery 8/11/18

Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
1. We Were Liars E. Lockhart 7/24/18 Summer Themed YA 15th out of 156 books
2. By Invitation Only Dorothea Benton Frank 8/16/18 Motherly: Summer reading list: You won't be able to put down these 15 books #7

Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
The Perfect Couple Elin Hilderbrand 8/2/18 June 19, 2018


message 10: by Connie N. (last edited Dec 08, 2018 04:13PM) (new)

Connie N. | 3270 comments I'm still working on Spring, but why not?

Summer Countdown
Timeframe: 7/15/18 to 1/14/19
15/15
1 BONUS

1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
1. Red Delicious Death by Sheila Connolly - 7/21/18 ♥♥♥♥
2. Enemy Lover by Pamela Kent - 7/31/18 ♥♥♥♥
3. Mystery of the Brass-bound Trunk by Carolyn Keene - 8/2/18 ♥♥♥♥
4. Murder Off the Beaten Path by M.L. Rowland - 8/11/18 ♥♥♥♥
5. Up from the Grave by Jeaniene Frost - 8/15/18 ♥♥♥♥

Red Delicious Death (Orchard, #3) by Sheila Connolly Enemy Lover by Pamela Kent Mystery of the Brass-bound Trunk (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, #17) by Carolyn Keene Murder Off the Beaten Path (Search and Rescue Mystery #2) by M.L. Rowland Up from the Grave (Night Huntress, #7) by Jeaniene Frost

2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors.
1. Chocolat by Joanne Harris - 7/26/18 ♥♥♥♥
2. Blood Brothers by Nora Roberts - 7/30/18 ♥♥♥♥
4. The Pleasure Quartet: Autumn by Vina Jackson - 8/24/18 ♥♥♥♥
5. Fifteen Minutes to Live by Phoef Sutton - 8/27/18 ♥♥♥

Chocolat (Chocolat, #1) by Joanne Harris Blood Brothers (Sign of Seven, #1) by Nora Roberts The Pleasure Quartet Autumn by Vina Jackson Fifteen Minutes to Live by Phoef Sutton

3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover.
1. I See Life Through Rosé-Colored Glasses by Lisa Scottoline - 7/25/18 ♥♥♥♥
2. The Matchmaker by Elin Hilderbrand - 9/27/18 ♥♥♥♥
3. Lover's Leap by Emily March - 10/13/18 ♥♥♥

I See Life Through Rosé-Colored Glasses (The Amazing Adventures of an Ordinary Woman, #9) by Lisa Scottoline The Matchmaker by Elin Hilderbrand Lover's Leap (Eternity Springs, #4) by Emily March

4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name
1. Start Me Up by Nicole Michaels - 8/16/18 ♥♥♥
Sizzling Summer Reads - #21
2. Rock Chick Reckoning by Kristen Ashley - 8/28/18 ♥♥♥♥♥
2017 Summer Reading - #47

Start Me Up (Hearts and Crafts, #1) by Nicole Michaels Rock Chick Reckoning (Rock Chick, #6) by Kristen Ashley

5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
1. Bishop by Sawyer Bennett - 12/3/18 ♥♥♥♥ (Pub 8/14/18)
Bishop (Arizona Vengeance, #1) by Sawyer Bennett

6. BONUS: The main character’s name is Summer
1. Trying It All by Christi Barth - 7/31/18 ♥♥♥♥♥
Trying It All (Naked Men, #4) by Christi Barth

*****CHALLENGE COMPLETE 12/3/18******


message 11: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37502 comments Mod
Welcome Connie and Sarah!


message 12: by Elle (last edited Jan 19, 2019 06:58PM) (new)

Elle (elleay) | 1355 comments Summer Countdown
Duration: Jul 20, 2018-Jan 19, 2019

Completed Tasks: 15/15

Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
1. Strength | Jaymin Eve - 7/31/18
2. The Murder at the Vicarage | Agatha Christie - 8/10/18
3. Slouch Witch | Helen Harper - 8/11/18
4. Spinning Silver | Naomi Novik - 8/13/18
5. An Enchantment of Ravens | Margaret Rogerson - 8/29/18

Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
1. At Home: A Short History of Private Life | Bill Bryson - 9/13/18
2. The Governess Game | Tessa Dare - 10/20/18
3. Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer | Kelly Jones - 11/1/18
4. Sabrina | Nick Drnaso - 11/10/18
At Home A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson The Governess Game (Girl Meets Duke, #2) by Tessa Dare Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer (Unusual Chickens #1) by Kelly Jones Sabrina by Nick Drnaso

Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
1. Helium | Rudy Francisco - 8/29/18 (shorts)
2. Magic Rises | Ilona Andrews - 9/25/18 (tank top)
3. Heist Society | Ally Carter - 1/19/19 (sunglasses)
Helium by Rudy Francisco Magic Rises (Kate Daniels, #6) by Ilona Andrews Heist Society (Heist Society, #1) by Ally Carter

Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
1. Circe | Madeline Miller - 7/24/18 (#1 on The 2018 Rooster Summer Reading Challenge Reading List )
2. On Dublin Street | Samantha Young - 1/8/19 (#17 on Best Books of Summer 2012)

Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
1. Blackout | Dannika Dark - 8/25/18 (published August 2018)


message 13: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37502 comments Mod
Welcome Elle!


message 14: by Jennifer (last edited Sep 08, 2018 02:20PM) (new)

Jennifer (jhaltenburger) | 659 comments IN! ******finished 09/08/2018*****

1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
The Ever After
Ever After
Engaged in Death
Real Murders
Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch

2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
Abducted (Lizzy Gardner, #1) by T.R. Ragan
Off the Menu by Stacey Ballis
Not Quite Mine (Not Quite, #2) by Catherine Bybee
Four-Patch of Trouble (Danger Cove, #4) by Elizabeth Ashby

3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
Inspector Specter (A Haunted Guesthouse Mystery, #6) by E.J. Copperman
Sunburn by Laura Lippman
Death at First Sight (Bay Island Psychic Mystery #1) by Lena Gregory

4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand (Summer Reading Bingo 2018 position 14)
The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy (summer reading bingo position 22)


5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams pub 07/10/18


message 15: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37502 comments Mod
Welcome Jennifer!


message 16: by Karen ♐ (last edited Sep 14, 2018 02:42PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 882 comments Summer Countdown
Duration: July 20, 2018-January 19, 2019
12/15


TASKS:

Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
1. Secondhand Bride Linda Lael Miller - 7/23
2. Unscrupulous Avery Aster - 7/26
3. Satisfaction K.M. Golland - 8/2
4. Unleashed Cherrie Lynn - 8/2
5. Ruthless Lexi Blake - 8/8

Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
1. The Cowboy Joan Johnston - 8/2
2. Slow Heat in Heaven Sandra Brown - 8/4
3. Fulfillment K.M. Golland - 8/9
4. McKettrick's Choice Linda Lael Miller - 8/22
The Cowboy (Bitter Creek, #1) by Joan Johnston Slow Heat in Heaven by Sandra Brown Fulfillment (Temptation, #3) by K.M. Golland McKettrick's Choice (McKettricks, #4) by Linda Lael Miller

Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
1. On the Island Tracey Garvis-Graves - 8/22
2. Arouse Nina Lane - 9/9
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On the Island (On the Island, #1) by Tracey Garvis Graves Arouse (Spiral of Bliss, #1) by Nina Lane

Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
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Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
Simple Faith Susan Fanetti - 8/12


message 17: by Hannah (last edited Jul 21, 2018 07:23PM) (new)

Hannah (bookwormhannah) | 295 comments Summer Countdown
Duration: Six Months From Starting Date 7/20/2018

Read 15 books associated with these tasks.

TASKS:

1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
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2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
- Here Comes the Sun by Emilie Baker Loring by Emilie Baker Loring 7/21/18
-Crimson Mountain by Grace Livingston Hill
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3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
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4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
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Listopia possibilities: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/5...
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/8...
5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
- More Than Meets the Eye by Karen Witemeyer pub. June 2018


message 18: by Shash (last edited Aug 09, 2018 10:39AM) (new)

Shash | 1476 comments Summer Countdown
July 20, 2018 - January 19, 2019

Completed Tasks: 15/15

Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
1. My Everyday Valentine by Kate Palmer (7/20/18)
2. Mix 'N Match by Lindzee Armstrong (7/24/18)
3. The Unobtainable One by Marcia Lynn McClure (7/24/18)
4. Ruined by a Rake by Erin Knightley (7/27/18)
5. Under a Georgia Moon by Cindy Roland Anderson (7/29/18)

Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
1. Love Changes Everything by Jennifer Youngblood (7/27/18)
Love Changes Everything (Hawaii Billionaire Romance #4) by Jennifer Youngblood
2. Frontier Hearts by Angelica Rose (8/2/18)
Frontier Hearts by Angelica Rose
3. Settling Up by Eryn Scott (8/8/18)
Settling Up by Eryn Scott
4. Take a Walk With Me by Marcia Lynn McClure (8/9/18)
Take a Walk with Me by Marcia Lynn McClure

Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
1. The Independent One by Cami Checketts (7/28/18)
The Independent One by Cami Checketts - open-toe, lace, white shoes
2. Paige's Turn by Jennifer Peel (8/4/18)
Paige's Turn by Jennifer Peel - beach
3. A Great Catch by Lorna Seilstad (8/6/18)
A Great Catch (Lake Manawa Summers, #2) by Lorna Seilstad - baseball

Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
1. Princess of Glass by Jessica Day George (7/25/18)
#7 on books that should be on every summer reading list
2. Princess of the Silver Woods by Jessica Day George (8/1/18)
#6 on books that should be on every summer reading list

Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
1. Kiss of the Spindle by Nancy Campbell Allen (7/28/18)
Published July 3, 2018


message 19: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37502 comments Mod
Welcome Karen, Hannah and Shash!


message 20: by Angie (new)

Angie | 282 comments Summer Countdown
21/7/18 – 20/1/19


TASKS:

1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.


message 21: by Jess (last edited Jan 20, 2019 05:53AM) (new)

Jess Penhallow | 241 comments Summer Countdown
Duration: Six Months From Starting Date

Read 15 books associated with these tasks.

TASKS:

1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
S - Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari 20/08/18
U - The Unseen by Roy Jacobsen 30/11/18
M - Margaret the First by Danielle Dutton 26/08/18
M - A Murder in Time by Julie McElwain 09/11/18
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2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw The Girl in 6E (Deanna Madden, #1) by A.R. Torre The Good Immigrant by Nikesh Shukla
3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - Rope swing
The Green Road by Anne Enright - Ice cream (weird cover as the book is mostly set at Christmas)
4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
- The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware - 02/08/18 - featured in Blog reader's favourites summer 2017
-The Book Thief by Markus Zusak 23/08/18 - Featured in What's the book you can't wait to read this summer?
5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.


message 22: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37502 comments Mod
Welcome Angie and Jess!


message 23: by Kat (last edited Dec 16, 2018 08:57AM) (new)

Kat | 1226 comments Summer Countdown
Duration: 7/23/2018 - 1/23/2019

Goal: 15/15

TASKS:

1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene 8/2/18
Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan 8/4/18
The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich 8/31/18
Euphoria by Lily King 9/2/18
The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards 9/4/18

2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
You Me Everything by Catherine Isaac 7/26/18
Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford 8/10/18
Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman by Anne Helen Petersen 8/14/18
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury 8/21/18
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You Me Everything by Catherine Isaac Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman by Anne Helen Petersen Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
- Ice Cream Cone - Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson 7/16/18
- Al Fresco Dining - The Cafe by the Sea by Jenny Colgan 12/2/18
- Boat - Running Against the Tide: True Tales from the Stud of the Sea by Captain Lee 12/7/18

Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson The Cafe by the Sea (Summer Seaside Kitchen, #1) by Jenny Colgan Running Against the Tide True Tales from the Stud of the Sea by Captain Lee

4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
What's the Book You Can't Wait to Read This Summer?
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins 11/2/18 (#5)
Across the Universe by Beth Revis 11/4/18 (#27)

5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
Dreams of Falling by Karen White 12/16/18 (published June 5, 2018)


message 24: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37502 comments Mod
Welcome Kat!


message 25: by Rina (last edited Feb 01, 2019 02:18AM) (new)

Rina | 1084 comments Summer Countdown
Duration: 01.08.2018 - 31.01.2019

15/15

TASKS:

1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER. 5/5
- Rubinrot, Kerstin Gier, 12.08.2018
- Embracing the Knight, Jenn Langston, 18.08.2018
- Mädchen Nr. 5, Howard Linskey, 20.08.2018
- Shatter Me, Tahereh Mafi, 23.08.2018
- The Shakespeare Stealer, Gary L. Blackwood, 27.08.2018

2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers. 4/4
- Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Lisa See, 02.08.2018
- Crazy Rich Asians, Kevin Kwan, 13.08.2018
- The Empty Chair, Jeffery Deaver, 26.08.2018
- Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Becky Albertalli, 25.09.2018
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan The Empty Chair (Lincoln Rhyme, #3) by Jeffery Deaver Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers. 3/3
- Beautiful Day: A Novel, Elin Hilderbrand, 08.12.2018
Beautiful Day A Novel by Elin Hilderbrand
- The Summer Bride, Anne Gracie, 17.12.2018
The Summer Bride (Chance Sisters, #4) by Anne Gracie
- This Side of Home, Renée Watson, 30.01.2019
This Side of Home by Renée Watson

4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is. 2/2
- Scarlet, Marissa Meyer, 04.08.2018 - #69 on the YA Easy Summer Reads
- My Name Is Memory, Ann Brashares, 07.08.2018 - #674 on the ONE DAY Best Summer Reads


5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018. 1/1
- All We Ever Wanted, Emily Giffin, 19.09.2018 - published in June 2018


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Mave | 180 comments Summer Countdown
Duration: 08.02.2018 - 01.31.2019

0/15

TASKS:

1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.


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Welcome Mave!


Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (shuga) | 179 comments Summer Countdown
Duration: Six Months From Starting Date

Read 15 books associated with these tasks.

TASKS:

1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.


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Welcome Sallie!


message 31: by Lily (last edited Feb 24, 2019 01:59PM) (new)

Lily (lilygcs) | 122 comments 15/15 - finished Jan 23rd


Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
1- Endings and Beginnings by Patricia Logan - 10/11 - 4.5★
2- Mad & Marvelous by Elizabeth Varlet - 1/19 - 4★
3- Mr. Frosty Pants by Leta Blake - 12/7 - 4★
4- Ravensong by T.J. Klune - 8/5 - 5★
5- Second Chance by Jay Northcote - 9/11 - 3.5★

Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
1- Family Affair by Aiden Bates - 12/24 - 3.5★
2- Challenge - 9/8 - 4★
3- Sacred Fate by Eresse - 10/14 - 4★
4- The Family Eternal by James Buchanan - 1/23 - 4★

Family Affair by Aiden Bates Challenge (Kinky in the City #2) by Quinn Ward Sacred Fate (Chronicles of Ylandre #1) by Eressë The Family Eternal (Deputy Joe, #5) by James Buchanan

Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
1- Brave for You by Crystal Lacy - 9/24 - 3.5★
2- Quillon's Covert by Joseph Lance Tonlet & Louis Stevens - 10/3 - 2★
3- Love in Spades by Charlie Cochet - 9/18 - 4.5★

Brave for You (Oahu Lovers, #1) by Crystal Lacy Quillon's Covert by Joseph Lance Tonlet Love in Spades (Four Kings Security, #1) by Charlie Cochet

Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
1- (Christmas/Summer/Holiday Gay Romance #109) Walking on Thin Ice by Jocelynn Drake - 1/14 - 4★
2- (Christmas/Summer/Holiday Gay Romance #128) Vampire Claus by Robert Winter - 11/19 - 3.5★

Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
1- (July 13) Balefire by Jordan L. Hawk - 12/18 - 5★


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Welcome Lily!


message 33: by Marla (last edited Jan 04, 2019 01:45PM) (new)

 Marla | 1201 comments Summer Countdown
Duration: 8/1/18 - 1/31/19
Progress: 15 of 15
Completed: 10/28/18

Read 15 books associated with these tasks.

TASKS:

🌻 1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
- The Maelstrom by Henry Neff (8/2/18)
- Every Which Way But Dead by Kim Harrison (8/11/18)
- Must Love Hellhounds by Charlaine Harris (8/23/18)
- Midnight Awakening by Lara Adrian (9/9/18)
- Magic Slays by Ilona Andrews (9/12/18)
🌻 2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
- The Third Victim (Quincy & Rainie, #2) by Lisa Gardner by Lisa Gardner (8/8/18)
- The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2) by Robert Galbraith by Robert Galbraith (8/28/18)
- Red Rising (Red Rising, #1) by Pierce Brown by Pierce Brown (9/21/18)
- Crazy Rich Asians (Crazy Rich Asians, #1) by Kevin Kwan by Kevin Kwan (10/28/18)
🌻 3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
- Hold Your Breath (Search and Rescue, #1) by Katie Ruggle by Katie Ruggle (8/20/18) ~ swimsuit
- Fan the Flames (Search and Rescue, #2) by Katie Ruggle by Katie Ruggle (9/18/18) ~ motorcycle
- Stillhouse Lake (Stillhouse Lake, #1) by Rachel Caine by Rachel Caine (9/26/18) ~ boat
🌻 4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
#3 - 35 Brilliant New Books You Should Read This Summer
- The Girl in the Spider's Web by David Lagercrantz (8/20/18)
# 338 - What's the Book You Can't Wait to Read this Summer?
- What the Night Knows by Dean Koontz (8/23/18)
🌻 5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
The Outsider by Stephen King (8/31/18)


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JoAnne | 37502 comments Mod
Welcome Marla!


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JoAnne | 37502 comments Mod
Welcome Cristina!!


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Ghaid (theunknownqueen) Does a boat count as a summer item ?


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JoAnne | 37502 comments Mod
Ghaid wrote: "Does a boat count as a summer item ?"

Yes!


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Ghaid (theunknownqueen) Ok thanks!!:)


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Shash | 1476 comments Finished! :)

Summer Countdown
July 20, 2018 - January 19, 2019

Completed Tasks: 15/15

Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
1. My Everyday Valentine by Kate Palmer (7/20/18)
2. Mix 'N Match by Lindzee Armstrong (7/24/18)
3. The Unobtainable One by Marcia Lynn McClure (7/24/18)
4. Ruined by a Rake by Erin Knightley (7/27/18)
5. Under a Georgia Moon by Cindy Roland Anderson (7/29/18)

Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
1. Love Changes Everything by Jennifer Youngblood (7/27/18)
Love Changes Everything (Hawaii Billionaire Romance #4) by Jennifer Youngblood
2. Frontier Hearts by Angelica Rose (8/2/18)
Frontier Hearts by Angelica Rose
3. Settling Up by Eryn Scott (8/8/18)
Settling Up by Eryn Scott
4. Take a Walk With Me by Marcia Lynn McClure (8/9/18)
Take a Walk with Me by Marcia Lynn McClure

Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
1. The Independent One by Cami Checketts (7/28/18)
The Independent One by Cami Checketts - open-toe, lace, white shoes
2. Paige's Turn by Jennifer Peel (8/4/18)
Paige's Turn by Jennifer Peel - beach
3. A Great Catch by Lorna Seilstad (8/6/18)
A Great Catch (Lake Manawa Summers, #2) by Lorna Seilstad - baseball

Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
1. Princess of Glass by Jessica Day George (7/25/18)
#7 on books that should be on every summer reading list
2. Princess of the Silver Woods by Jessica Day George (8/1/18)
#6 on books that should be on every summer reading list

Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
1. Kiss of the Spindle by Nancy Campbell Allen (7/28/18)
Published July 3, 2018


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WOOOHOO Shash!


message 41: by JoAnne (last edited Aug 16, 2018 05:03AM) (new)

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FINISHED
Summer Countdown
Duration: July 20, 2018-January 19, 2019
15/15

TASKS:


Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
1. The Summer Wives Beatriz Williams 7/25/18
2. Swedish for Beginners Susanne O'Leary 7/29/18
3. Rock Solid Carly Phillips 8/1/18
4. Easy Nights Kristen Proby 8/4/18
5. Mulberry Moon Catherine Anderson 8/5/18

Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
1. The Year of Falling in Love (Sunnyvale, #2) by Jessica Sorensen Jessica Sorensen 7/22/18
2. The Closer You Come (The Original Heartbreakers, #1) by Gena Showalter Gena Showalter 7/25/18
3. The Hotter You Burn (The Original Heartbreakers, #2) by Gena Showalter Gena Showalter 7/28/18
4. Kiss Me, Kill Me (Lucy Kincaid, #2) by Allison Brennan Kiss Me, Kill Me Allison Brennan 8/2/18

Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
1. Face the Wind and Fly by Jenny Harper Face the Wind and Fly Jenny Harper 7/30/18
2. Lucky Charmed (Charmed in Texas, #2) by Sharla Lovelace Lucky Charmed Sharla Lovelace 8/9/18
3. When We Found Home by Susan Mallery When We Found Home Susan Mallery 8/11/18

Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
1. We Were Liars E. Lockhart 7/24/18 Summer Themed YA 15th out of 156 books
2. By Invitation Only Dorothea Benton Frank 8/16/18 Motherly: Summer reading list: You won't be able to put down these 15 books #7

Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
The Perfect Couple Elin Hilderbrand 8/2/18 June 19, 2018


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Elle (elleay) | 1355 comments Way to go JoAnne!


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Thanks Elle!


message 44: by Suzanne (last edited Sep 24, 2018 05:03PM) (new)

Suzanne | 50 comments Summer Countdown
Duration: August 16, 2018-January 19, 2019


1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
Slim to None | Jenny Gardiner - 8/24/18
Eleanor & Park | Rainbow Rowell - 8/27/18
Mira's Diary: Lost in Paris | Marissa Moss - 8/27/18
The Red Notebook | Antoine Laurain - 8/28/18
Murder in the Mystery Suite | Ellery Adams - 8/31/18

2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
Threads of Silk | Amanda Roberts
Full Bodied Murder | Christine E. Blum


Threads of Silk by Amanda Roberts Full Bodied Murder (Rose Avenue Wine Club Mystery #1) by Christine E. Blum

3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
Lighthouse Beach | Shelley Noble - Beach Blanket - 8/18/18
The Perfect Couple | Elin Hilderbrand - Beach Umbrella - 9/2/18

Lighthouse Beach by Shelley Noble The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand

4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
Summer Breeze | Nancy Thayer - #72 Books with the word Summer in their titles - 8/27/18
Baker's Blues | Judy Hendricks - #97 New Chick Lit - Summer 2015

5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
The Masterpiece | Fiona Davis - Pub. 8/7/18 - 9/4/18


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Krissy (krissystewart) | 207 comments KRISSY'S SPOT


1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
-Unlawfully Claimed by Kian Rhodes, 8/17 ★★★★
-Encore by David Horne, 8/18 ★★★
-Model Citizen by Lissa Kasey, 8/20 ★★★
-Strong Enough by Melanie Harlow, 8/27 ★★★★
-Sinfully Mine by Nicky James, 9/07 ★★★★
Unlawfully Claimed (The Omega Auction Chronicles, #4; The Omega Rescue, #1) by Kian Rhodes Encore by David Horne Model Citizen (Haven Investigations, #1) by Lissa Kasey Strong Enough by Melanie Harlow Sinfully Mine by Nicky James

2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
-Fortune’s Slings and Cupid’s Arrows by Ari McKay, 8/28 ★★
-Dark Magic by Rebecca York, 9/01 ★★
-When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, 9/06 ★★★★
-Force of Nature by Jane Harper, 9/12 ★★★
Fortune’s Slings and Cupid’s Arrows (Lawyers In Love Book 2) by Ari McKay Dark Magic (Chronicles of Arandal, #1) by Rebecca York When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon Force of Nature (Aaron Falk, #2) by Jane Harper

3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
-Lord of a Thousand Steps by Tara Lain, (swim trunks), 9/13 ★★
-Fresh Catch by Kate Canterbary, (sail boat), 9/14 ★★
-My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella, (sunglasses), 9/21 ★★★
Lord of a Thousand Steps (Love in Laguna, #4) by Tara Lain Fresh Catch (Talbott’s Cove, #1) by Kate Canterbary My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
-The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena, 8/22 ★★★
(#1846 on Smart Summer Reads)
-Trust the Focus by Megan Erickson, 8/31 ★★★★
(#44 on Sizzling Summer Reads)
The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena Trust the Focus (In Focus #1) by Megan Erickson

5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
-The Missing Ingredient by Brian Lancaster, 8/28 ★★★
The Missing Ingredient by Brian Lancaster


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Suzanne wrote: "Summer Countdown
Duration: July 20, 2018-January 19, 2019

1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
Secondhand Smoke | Karen E. Olson - 7/28/18
⛱ [book:(The) Unin..."


I'm sorry, Suzanne, but challenges (in this group) where the duration is Six Months from start date (for example), your start date is the day you post. You may back date on challenges that have a set beginning and ending time, like March 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018.


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Welcome Suzanne and Krissy!


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Suzanne | 50 comments Okay, sorry about that! I'll fix it. :}


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Suzanne wrote: "Okay, sorry about that! I'll fix it. :}"

It's ok, sweetie! You'll have 6 months from August 16th.


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Ferenc (aeneth) | 1392 comments COMPLETED! (Goodbye, Summer)

Goal: 15/15

TASKS:

1. Read 5 books whose titles begin with a letter in SUMMER.
- Marvel 1602 - Marvel 1602 by Neil Gaiman - 7/23/2018
- Signal to Noise - Signal to Noise by Neil Gaiman – 8/2/2018
- Rough Edge - Rough Edge by C.D. Reiss - 8/3/2018
- Roger Ascham and the King's Lost Girl - Roger Ascham and the King's Lost Girl by Matthew Reilly - 8/4/2018
- Eternals - Eternals by Neil Gaiman - 8/10/2018

Marvel 1602 by Neil Gaiman Signal to Noise by Neil Gaiman Rough Edge (The Edge, #1) by C.D. Reiss Roger Ascham and the King's Lost Girl by Matthew Reilly Eternals by Neil Gaiman

2. Read 4 books whose covers are Warm Colors. Post the covers.
- Violent Cases by Neil Gaiman - 8/1/2018
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling - 8/17/2018
- Lyra's Oxford by Philip Pullman - 9/3/2018
- In the House of the Worm by George R.R. Martin - 9/6/2018

Violent Cases by Neil Gaiman Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling Lyra's Oxford (His Dark Materials, #3.5) by Philip Pullman In the House of the Worm by George R.R. Martin

3. Read 3 books with Summer items on the cover. Post the covers.
- Diving/Swimming Pool - The Diving Pool: Three Novellas by Yōko Ogawa - 7/22/2018
- Ball - Portuguese Irregular Verbs by Alexander McCall Smith - 9/4/2018
- Book - The Wake by Neil Gaiman - 9/14/2018

The Diving Pool Three Novellas by Yōko Ogawa Portuguese Irregular Verbs (Portuguese Irregular Verbs, #1) by Alexander McCall Smith The Wake (The Sandman, #10) by Neil Gaiman

4. Read 2 books from a LIST with SUMMER in the name. Tell us the name of the list and what # the book is.
- ONE DAY Best Summer Reads (Goodreads Listopia) #12. - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling - 7/24/2018
- What's the Book You Can't Wait to Read This Summer? (Goodreads Listopia) #12 - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - 8/2/2018

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1) by Harper Lee

5. Read 1 book published in the Summer of 2018.
- On the Edge by C.D. Reiss – 8/6/2018
Published June 12th 2018

Broken Edge (The Edge, #3) by C.D. Reiss


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