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message 1: by Anne ✨ (last edited Feb 25, 2019 08:01PM) (new)

Anne ✨ Finds Joy (annefindsjoy) | 718 comments At the core of PenPal Readers are members like to READ, WRITE, SHARE, and CONNECT with each other!

ANNUAL THEMES for 2019:

Annual Theme #1: FRIENDSHIP, PALS
We will run group read and/or activities on this theme in March & October

Annual Theme #2: BOOKS IN UNIQUE WRITTEN FORMATS
(letters, emails, diaries, journals, poems, documents, podcasts, etc)
We will run group read and/or activities on this theme in April & November

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MONTHLY THEMES for 2019
We will have a monthly group read and other activities based on the theme list below.

January 2019 - Game Time
(video games, war games, mind games, contests, competition)
Book ideas:
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...
https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/...
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...

February 2019 - Yellow sunflowers, Red Roses
(Colors, Flowers, Poetry - traditional, haikus, limericks, avant-garde, beat, childrens)
Book ideas:
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/3...
https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/...
https://bookriot.com/2018/04/01/books...
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/2...

March 2019 - Achilles Heel
(mythology, modern retellings)
Book ideas:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...
https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/...
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/4...

April 2019 - Nom de Plume - AKA Pen Name
(authors who use Pen Names, or Pseudonyms, aliases)
Author ideas:
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_...

May 2019 - Natural world - Science and Nature
(books with themes of science or nature, NOT science fiction)
Book ideas:
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/6...
https://bookriot.com/2016/06/28/100-m...

June 2019 - A picture tells a thousand words
(manga, anime, graphic novels, or any book where art/illustration is central to the theme)
Book ideas:
https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/...
https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/...
https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/...
https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/art

July - December are not yet decided. TBC


message 2: by Anne ✨ (last edited Jun 04, 2019 07:09PM) (new)

Anne ✨ Finds Joy (annefindsjoy) | 718 comments Announcing the Themes for July - December

JULY 2019 – 1001 Books Before you Die
- books from the list '1001 Books to read before you die'
Book ideas:
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/9...
https://1001bookreviews.com/the-1001-...

AUGUST 2019 - Armchair Traveler
– books with travel theme (not time travel), set in multiple countries, can be fiction or non-fiction
Book ideas:
https://www.goodreads.com/genres/travel

SEPTEMBER 2019 - From Russia with Love
- Russian Literature , past or present
Book ideas:
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...
https://www.goodreads.com/genres/russ...

OCTOBER 2019 - Gothic
- Gothic: combines elements of both horror and romanticism
Book ideas:
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...

NOVEMBER 2019 - Kick*ss Female Herione
- strong female protagonist
Book ideas:
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/9...
https://www.buzzfeed.com/jarrylee/cel...

DECEMBER 2019 – Quick Reads
– any book under 200 pages
Book ideas:
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...


message 3: by Jazzy (new)

Jazzy Lemon (jazzylemon) | 494 comments When will we have the strong male protagonist book?


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