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message 1: by Lynn, Moderator (new)

Lynn | 4069 comments Mod
Monthly Challenge: 1st to 31st May
Only books read during the challenge period are allowed.

Guidelines:
- Read ONE book for each category (10 books in total).
- You don't have to read all ten categories, just read whatever you are able.
- Any genres are acceptable.
- Any book length is acceptable.

For the competitive (optional)
- At the end of each month, document your finished books in the reporting thread
- 1pt for each book completed, 2pts for any book that is on the current Goodreads winners and nominees list
- Each month's totals will be collated and the member with the most points at the end of the year will have bragging rights ...... and we may be able to award a (small) prize!

May Categories

1) Month: Read a book released in May (any year)

2) Letter of the Month: Read a book with the title or author starting with M

3) Month in Numbers: Read a book with 3 letters or 3 words in the title (subtitle can count)

4) Share A Story Month: Read anything you like

5) Star Wars Day: Read a book set in space or read a book with stars on the cover

6) National Teacher Day: Read a book set in school or college

7) Europe Day: Read a book set in a European country

8) Mental Health Awareness Week: Read a book with a Mental Health / Mental Illness listed as a genre listed on the book’s GR main page

9) Eat What You Want Day: Read a book with food on the cover

10) National Strawberry Month: Read a book with a red cover

Please use the comments below to ask any questions / discuss ideas for books.
If you want a planning space to come back to I will list the link below so you can come back to it each time.

Participants planning:


message 2: by Marythios (AkaSusanne ) (last edited May 31, 2019 09:12PM) (new)

Marythios (AkaSusanne ) | 296 comments Monthly Total: 15pts
1) Month: Read a book released in May (any year) All the Light We Cannot See 5/22/19 ✔️ GRCA 2pts

2) Letter of the Month: Read a book with the title or author starting with M My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton 5/28/19 ✔️ GRCA 2pts

3) Month in Numbers: Read a book with 3 letters or 3 words in the title (subtitle can count) The Tuscan Child 5/31/19 ✔️GRCA 2pts

4) Share A Story Month: Read anything you like The Night Tiger 5/20/19 ✔️ 1pt

5) Star Wars Day: Read a book set in space or read a book with stars on the cover Where the Forest Meets the Stars 5/16/19 ✔️GRCA 2pts

6) National Teacher Day: Read a book set in school or college The Deal 5/14/19✔️ 1pts

7) Europe Day: Read a book set in a European country The Nightingale 5/24/19 ✔️ GRCA 2pts

8) Mental Health Awareness Week: Read a book with a Mental Health / Mental Illness listed as a genre listed on the book’s GR main page

9) Eat What You Want Day: Read a book with food on the cover A Sticky Inheritance 5/7/19 ✔️ 1pts

10) National Strawberry Month: Read a book with a red cover Fear: Trump in the White House 5/30/19 ✔️GRCA 2pts


message 3: by Vicki Willis (last edited May 18, 2019 10:12PM) (new)

Vicki Willis | 834 comments I am in...

Monthly total: 6

1) Month: Read a book released in May (any year)

2) Letter of the Month: Read a book with the title or author starting with M
The Last House Guest Megan Miranda

3) Month in Numbers: Read a book with 3 letters or 3 words in the title (subtitle can count)
All Good Deeds

4) Share A Story Month: Read anything you like
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America GRCA (2 Pts)

5) Star Wars Day: Read a book set in space or read a book with stars on the cover

6) National Teacher Day: Read a book set in school or college
Watching You

7) Europe Day: Read a book set in a European country
The Women (England)

8) Mental Health Awareness Week: Read a book with a Mental Health / Mental Illness listed as a genre listed on the book’s GR main page

9) Eat What You Want Day: Read a book with food on the cover

10) National Strawberry Month: Read a book with a red cover


message 4: by Theresa (last edited May 27, 2019 03:23PM) (new)

Theresa | 83 comments 1) Month: Read a book released in May (any year)
The Pioneers

2) Letter of the Month: Read a book with the title or author starting with M
Mentors: How to Help and be Helped - May 7

3) Month in Numbers: Read a book with 3 letters or 3 words in the title (subtitle can count)
Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow - May 5

4) Share A Story Month: Read anything you like Extinction Machine - May 7

5) Star Wars Day: Read a book set in space or read a book with stars on the cover
Plum Spooky (A Stephanie Plum Between the Numbers/Holiday Novel, #4)  by Janet Evanovich - May 15

6) National Teacher Day: Read a book set in school or college

7) Europe Day: Read a book set in a European country
The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle - May 5 (2pts)

8) Mental Health Awareness Week: Read a book with a Mental Health / Mental Illness listed as a genre listed on the book’s GR main page
Educated - May 20 (2pts)

9) Eat What You Want Day: Read a book with food on the cover
Butterfly in the Typewriter The Short, Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces by Cory MacLauchlin - May 27

10) National Strawberry Month: Read a book with a red cover
The Library Book by Susan Orlean - May 2 (2pts)


message 5: by Trina (new)

Trina  (trinanycolbrown) SOunds like fun. I'm so in!

1) Month: Read a book released in May (any year)

2) Letter of the Month: Read a book with the title or author starting with M

3) Month in Numbers: Read a book with 3 letters or 3 words in the title (subtitle can count)

4) Share A Story Month: Read anything you like

5) Star Wars Day: Read a book set in space or read a book with stars on the cover

6) National Teacher Day: Read a book set in school or college

7) Europe Day: Read a book set in a European country

8) Mental Health Awareness Week: Read a book with a Mental Health / Mental Illness listed as a genre listed on the book’s GR main page

9) Eat What You Want Day: Read a book with food on the cover

10) National Strawberry Month: Read a book with a red cover


message 6: by Claire (new)

Claire  | 14 comments Monthly Challenge: 1st to 31st May
Only books read during the challenge period are allowed.

Guidelines:
- Read ONE book for each category (10 books in total).
- You don't have to read all ten categories, just read whatever you are able.
- Any genres are acceptable.
- Any book length is acceptable.

For the competitive (optional)
- At the end of each month, document your finished books in the reporting thread
- 1pt for each book completed, 2pts for any book that is on the current Goodreads winners and nominees list
- Each month's totals will be collated and the member with the most points at the end of the year will have bragging rights ...... and we may be able to award a (small) prize!

May Categories

1) Month: Read a book released in May (any year)

2) Letter of the Month: Read a book with the title or author starting with M

3) Month in Numbers: Read a book with 3 letters or 3 words in the title (subtitle can count)

4) Share A Story Month: Read anything you like

5) Star Wars Day: Read a book set in space or read a book with stars on the cover

6) National Teacher Day: Read a book set in school or college

7) Europe Day: Read a book set in a European country

8) Mental Health Awareness Week: Read a book with a Mental Health / Mental Illness listed as a genre listed on the book’s GR main page

9) Eat What You Want Day: Read a book with food on the cover

10) National Strawberry Month: Read a book with a red cover

Please use the comments below to ask any questions / discuss ideas for books.
If you want a planning space to come back to I will list the link below so you can come back to it each time.

Participants planning:


message 7: by Kristie, Moderator (last edited May 29, 2019 05:57AM) (new)

Kristie | 5946 comments Mod
May Categories

✓1) Month: Read a book released in May (any year) The Hidden Oracle (release date May 3, 2016)

2) Letter of the Month: Read a book with the title or author starting with M Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris

✓3) Month in Numbers: Read a book with 3 letters or 3 words in the title (subtitle can count) The Night Window

✓4) Share A Story Month: Read anything you like Burial Rites

5) Star Wars Day: Read a book set in space or read a book with stars on the cover

6) National Teacher Day: Read a book set in school or college

7) Europe Day: Read a book set in a European country The Book Thief

8) Mental Health Awareness Week: Read a book with a Mental Health / Mental Illness listed as a genre listed on the book’s GR main page

9) Eat What You Want Day: Read a book with food on the cover

10) National Strawberry Month: Read a book with a red cover


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