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message 1: by Diana S (last edited Aug 31, 2019 12:38PM) (new)

Diana S I just saw this movie challenge. So I plan on picking 4 movies, reading books and tasks.

1. Red Sparrow
2. Annihilation
3. Crazy Rich Asians
4. The House with a Clock in Its Walls


message 2: by Sarah, Moderator (new)

Sarah | 18117 comments Welcome to the challenge Diana. In order to obtain a badge, you will need to choose a total of 12 movies and read a book for each.


message 3: by Diana S (new)

Diana S September

Book 31
Red Sparrow

Tasks:

1. Read the book.

2. Author: Jason Matthews is a retired officer of the CIA’s Operations Directorate. Read a book where the main character is a CIA or FBI agent.

3. Actor: Jennifer Lawrence won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Silver Linings Playbook (2012). Read a book that was an award winner or nominee (of any kind) in 2012. Required - List the award and whether it was the winner or nominee of that award.

4. Setting: Russia - Read a book set in Russia or written by a Russian author.

5. Genre: Action Thriller - Read a book from the first 5 pages of this list. Required - State the position of the book on the list.

6. Trivia: The spies utilized by the Russians were called Sparrows. Read a book with a bird on cover.


message 4: by Diana S (new)

Diana S October
Book 2

Tasks:

1. Read the book.

2. Author: Jeff VanderMeer is a strong advocate for ecological issues. Read a book from the list, Best Environmental Books. Required: State the position the book is on the list.

3. Actor: Natalie Portman was born in Israel, won academy award Best Actress for Black Swan. Read a book with "Swan" in the title or on the cover. If the swan is on the cover, it must be the focus of the cover.

4. Setting: Eastern Coast USA - St. Marks Wildlife Refuge in North Florida is the main influence on the Southern Reach trilogy. Read a book set in Florida.

5. Genre: Science Fiction - Read a book from the genre Science Fiction. The genre must be listed on the book's main page.

6. Trivia: A lighthouse features prominently in the story. read a book with "Lighthouse" or "Beacon" in the title or where there is a Lighthouse on the cover where the lighthouse is clearly visible on the cover.


message 5: by Rusalka, Moderator (new)

Rusalka (rusalkii) | 16709 comments Welcome Diana! Good looking start with those four books. I am hoping to get to Crazy Rich Asians by the end of the year too. Look forward what you choose to make up the rest of the 12 books and beyond :D


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