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message 1: by Renee, Mistress of the Mini-Challenge (last edited Apr 06, 2019 01:06PM) (new)

Renee M | 4708 comments Mod
Vicious Villains (April-December)

This is a multi-level character challenge that will run from April 1 through December 31, so only count books read within the April-Dec. timeframe. Any genre is acceptable, as well as both Fiction and Non-Fiction, as long as there is a villain involved.

Please post the Villian’s name after the title. For example, The Hobbit or There and Back Again Villian: Smaug

Level 1: Watch Your Back!
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Level 2: Don’t Go in the Basement!
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Level 3: Keep Your Enemies Closer!
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message 2: by Rosemarie, Obsessive Reader (last edited Sep 27, 2019 05:49AM) (new)

Rosemarie | 3666 comments Mod
I like this one! I'm in!

Level 1: Watch your back!
1. The Lost World by Michael Crichton Lewis Dodgson
2. Decision at Delphi by Helen MacInnes Code Name Odysseus
3. The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper Le Renard Subtil

Level 2: Don't go in the basement!
4. The Crooked Branch by Elizabeth Gaskell Benjamin
5. Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare Angelo
6. The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Mam

Level 3: Keep your enemies closer!
7. Thyestes by Seneca Atreus
8. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (M. Georges, false name of the villain)
9. The Lost Continent: The Story of Atlantis by Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne (Phorenice)


message 3: by Claire (new)

Claire  | 40 comments I love villains in books!

Please post the Villian’s name after the title. For example, The Hobbit or There and Back Again Villian: Smaug

Level 1: Watch Your Back!
1)
2)
3)

Level 2: Don’t Go in the Basement!
4)
5)
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Level 3: Keep Your Enemies Closer!
7)
8)
9)


message 4: by Michele Lynn (last edited May 09, 2019 02:09AM) (new)

Michele Lynn (whrobin) | 32 comments I'll join there is almost always a villain, almost.

Vicious Villains (April-December)

Please post the Villain's name after the title. For example, The Hobbit or There and Back Again Villain: Smaug
(view spoiler)


message 5: by Cindy (last edited Jul 21, 2019 07:29AM) (new)

Cindy (bkind2books) | 790 comments I'm in!

Level 1: Watch Your Back!
1) A Game of Thrones (take your pick! I think I’m going with Cersei, but Joffrey is a close second)
2) The Goblin Wood (Master Lazur)
3) Nothing To Fear (Sue)

Level 2: Don’t Go in the Basement!
4) Dirty Secrets (Andrews)
5) Horrorstör (Warden)
6) You Can't Hide (view spoiler)

Level 3: Keep Your Enemies Closer!
7) Count to Ten (view spoiler)
8) Storm Cursed (Death / Ishtar)
9) Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI (view spoiler)


message 6: by Beth (last edited Oct 11, 2019 07:19AM) (new)

Beth | 191 comments I'm going to give this a shot - I've decided to contain the villains in the spoilers just in case people haven't read the book and don't want to be spoilt by it.

Level 1: Watch Your Back!
1) In A Dark Dark Wood (view spoiler)
2) The History of Mary Prince A West Indian Slave (view spoiler)
3) The Woman In Cabin 10 (view spoiler)

Level 2: Don’t Go in the Basement!
4) The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster (view spoiler)
5)The Peculiar Peggs of Riddling woods
6) A Stolen Life (view spoiler)

Level 3: Keep Your Enemies Closer!
7)The Avengers: The Coming of the Avengers; Ultron Unlimited (view spoiler)
8)Children of Blood and Bone (view spoiler)
9) A Whole New World (view spoiler)


message 7: by Cindy (new)

Cindy (bkind2books) | 790 comments Finished - see message #5 for the list of dastardly doers of deeds.


message 8: by Rosemarie, Obsessive Reader (new)

Rosemarie | 3666 comments Mod
Way to go, Cindy!


message 9: by Renee, Mistress of the Mini-Challenge (new)

Renee M | 4708 comments Mod
Do you have the creeps after reading all those villainous deeds?


message 10: by Sofia (last edited Sep 07, 2019 01:39AM) (new)

Sofia | 29 comments Level 1: Watch Your Back!
1)Fire Falling - the king
2)A Court of Wings and Ruin - the Hybern king
3)Harry Potter och de vises sten - Lord Voldemort

Level 2: Don’t Go in the Basement!
4)Archangel's Heart - (view spoiler)
5)The Forsaken - the Devil
6)Water's Wrath - (view spoiler)

Level 3: Keep Your Enemies Closer!
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message 11: by Rosemarie, Obsessive Reader (new)

Rosemarie | 3666 comments Mod
I finished the challenge. (Message 2)


message 12: by Renee, Mistress of the Mini-Challenge (new)

Renee M | 4708 comments Mod
An interesting and varied collection of villains, Rosemarie. :)


message 13: by Rosemarie, Obsessive Reader (new)

Rosemarie | 3666 comments Mod
Thanks. This challenge was harder than I thought it would, since many of the books don't really have villains.


message 14: by Jenny, Certified Bookworm (last edited Sep 26, 2019 12:50PM) (new)

Jenny Clark | 1510 comments Mod
Level 1: Watch Your Back!
1) The Magician's Nephew The White Witch
2) Children of Blood and Bone Inan/ the king
3) No Way XO Corporation

Level 2: Don’t Go in the Basement!
4) Treasure Island Long John Silver
5) Fantastic Beasts - The Crimes of Grindelwald: The Original Screenplay Grindelwald
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Level 3: Keep Your Enemies Closer!
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