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message 1: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (last edited Sep 04, 2018 07:23AM) (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63447 comments Mod
The general challenge rules can be found here.

Points
*One point for every book read and reviewed that fits a category
*Three points for every buddy read that has at least four comments in thread
*Five points for the group book of the month (must participate in the discussion)
*Five points for every 1000 pages read

Characters:

Snow White
- Apple on cover
- White cover (must be at least 50%)
- Poison in title
- Features dwarves
- The number 7 in title or page count
- Group of people on the cover (more than 2)
- MC has black hair
- Features an evil step mom or a witch



Rapunzel
- Tower on cover
- Thorns on cover
- Over 500 pages
- Star(s) on cover
- Involves discovering something about yourself (true identity, powers, etc.)
- Read a book published in 2010
- Where a character was kidnapped (doesn’t matter what age)
- Character falls in love with a bad guy (villain or just the “bad boy” type)


Cinderella
- Blue cover (must be at least 50%)
- Dress on cover
- Glass on cover or in the title
- Read a classic
- Clock on cover
- A shoe on the cover
- A castle on the cover
- MC is a servant or a maid


Aurora
- Needle or wheel on cover
- Features fairies
- Features a royal family
- Read a fairy tale retelling
- MC lives with a foster family
- MC has blonde hair
- MC goes to sleep (must put page and sentence to count)
- Blue and pink on cover


Belle
- Yellow cover (must be at least 50%)
- Flower on cover
- Candle on cover
- Involving a curse
- Mc goes to a ball/club to dance
- Beast or Belle in title
- Someone is an inventor (doesn’t have to be the MC)
- MC has brown hair


Bambi
- Animals on cover (must be more than one animal on the cover)
- Trees on cover
- Involves hunting
- MC is a prince
- Shifter book
- Features a shy character (doesn’t have to be the MC)
- Brown cover (must be at least 50%)
- Title starts with B


Ariel
- Features mermaids
- Beach on cover/ shells on cover
- Takes place at sea
- Green cover (must be at least 50%)
- Involves transforming
- Water on cover
- MC sings
- Author’s first or last name starts with A


Aladdin
- Lamp on the cover
- Wish in title or in series name
- Features a Genie
- Tiger on the cover or as a pet
- 3+ colors on the cover
- Jasmine is the MC’s name
- MC goes undercover or uses an alias
- Involves traveling or flying


Tiana
- Set in New Orleans
- MC is a waitress or works in a restaurant
- Features a sorcerer (doesn’t have to be the MC)
- A book with a genre minority main character
- Frog on cover
- Title has to have F, R, O, G in it (in any order)
- MC plays an instrument
- Kiss in title


Simba
- Set in Africa
- Any animal in the title
- Best friends to lovers book
- Orange cover (must be at least 50%)
- Author’s initials must appear in SIMBA
- MC works with animals
- The word “King” in title
- Features a battle


Elsa
- Set during winter
- MC is a princess
- Tagged as family (must be on the first page to count)
- Snow on cover
- Queen in title
- Features a love triangle
- MC loses parents
- Character with magical powers


Mulan
- Set in China
- Involving a war
- Dragon in the title or on the cover
- Character in disguise
- Sword on cover
- Features an emperor
- MPG Historical Fiction
- Features a cultural tradition


Hercules
- Greek mythology
- Character has super powers
- Author’s initials must be in HERCULES
- MC must make a sacrifice
- MC gets reunited with loved ones at the end
- Published date ends with a 7 (for example: 2007)
- Fire on the cover
- Features MC getting backstabbed or betrayed


Pocahontas
- Wind in title
- Set in America
- Travel to another country
- MPG Romance
- Gold cover (must be at least 50%)
- Deals with Racism
- Features a grandmother
- Authors Initial must be in SMITH


Tarzan
- Authors initials must be in JANE
- MC is an orphan
- A book translated into english
- Umbrella on cover
- Features a monkey
- Set in either a Britain or Victorian era
- Takes place in a Jungle
- Ship on cover


Merida
- Book set in Scotland
- Scottish MC
- Character who uses a bow and arrow
- Features triplets
- MC has red hair
- Bear on cover
- Features a competition
- Word BRAVE in the title

Score Template:
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Celia______|__________|__________|__________
Cinthia____|__________|__________|__________
Giulia_____|__________|__________|__________
Jessica____|__________|__________|__________
Morgan_____|__________|__________|__________
Natalie____|__________|__________|__________
Nicole_____|__________|__________|__________
ReadingGirl|__________|__________|__________
Sherry_____|__________|__________|__________

Total______|__________|__________|__________



message 2: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
Please post reviews like this.

Disney's Beauty and the Beast by A.L. Singer
Review: Link
Pages: # & link to most rated edition
BR: (if applicable) Link
Character: category


message 3: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 443 comments Beasts Made of Night (Beasts Made of Night, #1) by Tochi Onyebuchi
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 298 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Buddy Read: No
Category: Hercules: Features MC getting stabbed or betrayed


message 4: by [deleted user] (new)

Stalking Jack the Ripper (Stalking Jack the Ripper, #1) by Kerri Maniscalco
Category: Cinderella: Dress on cover
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 464 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 5: by Celia (last edited Sep 06, 2018 05:41PM) (new)

Celia Buell (celiareadsbooks) | 3043 comments Ordeal by Innocence by Agatha Christie
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 269 - ARC version
Category: Cinderella
How it fits: prominent character is a maid


message 6: by Nicole (last edited Sep 04, 2018 08:46AM) (new)


message 7: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
Cinthia wrote: "Stalking Jack the Ripper (Stalking Jack the Ripper, #1) by Kerri Maniscalco
Category: Cinderella: Dress on cover
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 464 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2......"


The most rated edition is 326 so you'll get points for that. (:


message 8: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
Celia wrote: "Ordeal by Innocence by Agatha Christie
Review: Ordeal By Innocence review
Pages: 269 - ARC version
Category: Cinderella
How it fits: prominent character is a maid"


The link you put up for your review is the a broken link. Please post a link where I can see the review. Thanks. (:


message 9: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Nicole_____|______10__|______10__|______20__
Cinthia____|__________|_______3__|_______3__
Jessica____|__________|_______3__|_______3__
Celia______|__________|__________|__________
Giulia_____|__________|__________|__________
Morgan_____|__________|__________|__________
Natalie____|__________|__________|__________
ReadingGirl|__________|__________|__________
Sherry_____|__________|__________|__________

Total______|______10__|______16__|______26__



message 10: by [deleted user] (new)

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Category: Mulan: Character in Disguise
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 307 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 11: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
Nicole wrote: "Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 404 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7...
BR: https://www.goodreads.com/top..."


Nicole, if you use alternate editions for the categories please post the link to the cover you're using. (:


message 12: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments oh my bad I didn't even realize it lol. Do you want me to edit it for you?


message 13: by Nicole (last edited Sep 05, 2018 06:13AM) (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments Waiting for You by Susane Colasanti
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 320 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...
Character: Hercules (author initials in hercules) Susane Colasanti


message 15: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
Nicole wrote: "oh my bad I didn't even realize it lol. Do you want me to edit it for you?"

Nope, I got it. (: Just going forward it makes it easier for me.


message 16: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Nicole_____|______16__|______19__|______35__
Cinthia____|__________|_______6__|_______6__
Jessica____|__________|_______3__|_______3__
Celia______|__________|__________|__________
Giulia_____|__________|__________|__________
Morgan_____|__________|__________|__________
Natalie____|__________|__________|__________
ReadingGirl|__________|__________|__________
Sherry_____|__________|__________|__________

Total______|______16__|______28__|______44__



message 17: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments Felicia wrote: "Celia wrote: "Ordeal by Innocence by Agatha Christie
Review: Ordeal By Innocence review
Pages: 269 - ARC version
Category: Cinderella
How it fits: prominent character is a maid"

The link you put..."


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

I found her review, hope it's ok that I posted it for her.


message 18: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
Nicole wrote: "Felicia wrote: "Celia wrote: "Ordeal by Innocence by Agatha Christie
Review: Ordeal By Innocence review
Pages: 269 - ARC version
Category: Cinderella
How it fits: prominent character is a maid"

..."


Perfect! Thanks! :D


message 19: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Nicole_____|______16__|______19__|______35__
Cinthia____|__________|_______6__|_______6__
Jessica____|__________|_______3__|_______3__
Celia______|__________|_______3__|_______3__
Giulia_____|__________|__________|__________
Morgan_____|__________|__________|__________
Natalie____|__________|__________|__________
ReadingGirl|__________|__________|__________
Sherry_____|__________|__________|__________

Total______|______16__|______31__|______47__



message 21: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Nicole_____|______19__|______22__|______41__
Cinthia____|__________|_______6__|_______6__
Jessica____|__________|_______3__|_______3__
Celia______|__________|_______3__|_______3__
Giulia_____|__________|__________|__________
Morgan_____|__________|__________|__________
Natalie____|__________|__________|__________
ReadingGirl|__________|__________|__________
Sherry_____|__________|__________|__________

Total______|______19__|______34__|______50__



message 22: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments Dang it Felicia, you updated before I had a chance to post my next one lol 😂😂😂🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️


message 23: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3) by George R.R. Martin

Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 1177 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6...
BR: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Character: Hercules, MC gets betrayed (Danearys is betrayed by Jorah)


message 24: by Celia (new)

Celia Buell (celiareadsbooks) | 3043 comments Purple Heart by Patricia McCormick
Review: Purple Heart Review
199 pages
Character: Mulan
How it fits: war novel


message 26: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
Nicole wrote: "Dang it Felicia, you updated before I had a chance to post my next one lol 😂😂😂🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️"

Sorry! Lolol.


message 27: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (last edited Sep 07, 2018 11:41AM) (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Nicole_____|______23__|______26__|______55__
Cinthia____|__________|_______6__|_______6__
Celia______|__________|_______5__|_______5__
Jessica____|__________|_______3__|_______3__
Giulia_____|__________|__________|__________
Morgan_____|__________|__________|__________
Natalie____|__________|__________|__________
ReadingGirl|__________|__________|__________
Sherry_____|__________|__________|__________

Total______|______23__|______40__|______69__



message 28: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
Nicole wrote: "A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3) by George R.R. Martin

Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 1177 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6...
BR: https://www.goodreads.com/t..."


Nicole, I can't count this because Jessica already used a book for betrayed. Can you possibly use it somewhere else?


message 29: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments Felicia wrote: "Nicole wrote: "A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3) by George R.R. Martin

Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 1177 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6...
BR: https://www...."


Sorry about that, for some reason I didn't see hers on the spreadsheet. How about under Hercules - MC reunited with loved ones. Since Jamie is brought back to the castle to the other Lannisters. I mean there is a lot of reunited and tearing apart of loved ones in these books lol


message 30: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
Nicole wrote: "Felicia wrote: "Nicole wrote: "A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3) by George R.R. Martin

Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 1177 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6...
..."


Okie dokie. :D I'll get that into your score now.


message 31: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Nicole_____|______28__|______32__|______61__
Cinthia____|__________|_______6__|_______6__
Celia______|__________|_______5__|_______5__
Jessica____|__________|_______3__|_______3__
Giulia_____|__________|__________|__________
Morgan_____|__________|__________|__________
Natalie____|__________|__________|__________
ReadingGirl|__________|__________|__________
Sherry_____|__________|__________|__________

Total______|______29__|______46__|______75__



message 32: by ~ Giulia ~ (new)

~ Giulia ~ | 689 comments I think we need 2 new characters? :)


message 33: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments Goddess Interrupted (Goddess Test, #2) by Aimee Carter
Review:https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 305 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
BR: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Character: Elsa (love triangle. Between James, Kate, and Henry.)


message 34: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
~ Giulia ~ wrote: "I think we need 2 new characters? :)"

You have 4 categories left in Elsa, 1 in Hercules, and 2 in Mulan.


message 35: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments wait... isn't it 4 in each character?

Mulan:
Cinthia Mulan: Character in Disguise
Nicole: Mulan (Dragon in title/cover)
Celia: Mulan: War Novel
Nicole: Mulan (sword on cover)


Hercules:
Jessica Features MC getting stabbed
Nicole (author initials in hercules)
Nicole: MC reunited with loved ones
Nicole: Hercules (greek mythology)

Do we need more than 4 per character?


message 36: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
Lolol. I didn't update my ss with your new books. My bad. It's been a terrible day. Sorry. Shitty mod moment.

Your new characters are Elsa and Tiana.

So you have all 8 categories you need to do for Elsa and 4 for Tiana. (:


message 37: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments Do we have to do all 8 or mix and match like double one or two of them? And its ok we understand 😘😘😘


message 38: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (last edited Sep 08, 2018 09:27AM) (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
Nicole wrote: "Do we have to do all 8 or mix and match like double one or two of them? And its ok we understand 😘😘😘"

You have to do all eight. And you cannot repeat any of them until you get Elsa again. (:


message 39: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Nicole_____|______32__|______35__|______67__
Cinthia____|__________|_______6__|_______6__
Celia______|__________|_______5__|_______5__
Jessica____|__________|_______3__|_______3__
Giulia_____|__________|__________|__________
Morgan_____|__________|__________|__________
Natalie____|__________|__________|__________
ReadingGirl|__________|__________|__________
Sherry_____|__________|__________|__________

Total______|______32__|______49__|______81__



message 41: by ~ Giulia ~ (new)

~ Giulia ~ | 689 comments Murder in Chinatown (Gaslight Mystery, #9) by Victoria Thompson
Status Updates: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 320
Character: Elsa - set in winter (it's set about a month before Roosevelt leaves his post as the New York Police Commissioner, so it should be about mid-March)


message 43: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Nicole_____|______35__|______44__|______79__
Cinthia____|__________|_______6__|_______6__
Celia______|__________|_______5__|_______5__
Jessica____|__________|_______3__|_______3__
Giulia_____|__________|_______3__|_______3__
Morgan_____|__________|__________|__________
Natalie____|__________|__________|__________
ReadingGirl|__________|__________|__________
Sherry_____|__________|__________|__________

Total______|______35__|______61__|______96__



message 45: by Natalie (new)

Natalie (esaria) | 471 comments Briar's Book (Circle of Magic, #4) by Tamora Pierce
Category: Tiana, Sorceror
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 258


message 46: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments Wicked (A Wicked Trilogy, #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 376 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Character: Tiana (Set in New Orleans)

Badd Motherf*cker (Badd Brothers, #1) by Jasinda Wilder
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 354 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
BR: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Character: Tiana (MC is a waitress. Sebastian is a bartender/bar owner)


message 47: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Nicole_____|______45__|______61__|_____106__
Cinthia____|__________|_______6__|_______6__
Celia______|__________|_______5__|_______5__
Jessica____|__________|_______3__|_______3__
Giulia_____|__________|_______3__|_______3__
Natalie____|__________|_______3__|_______3__
Morgan_____|__________|__________|__________
ReadingGirl|__________|__________|__________
Sherry_____|__________|__________|__________

Total______|______45__|______81__|_____126__



message 48: by ~ Giulia ~ (new)

~ Giulia ~ | 689 comments Library of the Dead (Will Piper, #1) by Glenn Cooper
Status Updates: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 410
Character: Aladdin - MC goes undercover or uses an alias (The "antagonist" character uses an alias to go to casinos and as a pen name when he writes screenplays. Several chapters are in his POV and the alias is relevant to the plot)


message 49: by [deleted user] (new)

The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 484 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Character: Elsa. Subcategory: loses a parent (view spoiler)


message 50: by [deleted user] (new)

Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Buddy: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Pages: 433
Character: Aladin. SubCat: Traveling/Flying (view spoiler)


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