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message 1: by Beatriz (last edited Jan 14, 2020 01:26PM) (new)

Beatriz (belechinha) | 44 comments Fantasy Faire

This maxi challenge is for those who want to explore the genre of Fantasy.

This can include any kind of fiction that has magic or paranormal elements, or that is set in a fictional location (excluding Sci Fi settings such as the future or space - unless there is a significant magic or paranormal focus).

Level 1 - Linger with Elves (2 Books)
1. The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm: Eragon
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Level 2 - Fly with Dragons (4 Books)
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Level 3 - Eat the Food in Faerie (7 Books)
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Level 4 - Go on a Quest to Save the World (10 Books)
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Level 5 - Explore Another World (15 Books)
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Beatriz (belechinha) | 44 comments Blast Off With Sci Fi

This maxi challenge is for those of you who enjoy sci fi, or even want to read more of it! Blast off and explore space!

Level One Suiting Up
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7evel Two Countdown
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Level Three Blast Off
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Level Four Voyager
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message 3: by Beatriz (last edited Jan 23, 2020 01:47PM) (new)

Beatriz (belechinha) | 44 comments New to You

Challenge yourself to read some authors that are new to you. Maybe there's an author or two you've been meaning to try for a long time. Don't let them linger on your TBR any longer!

Level One: Test the Waters (1 New Author)
1. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

Level Two: Wade in the Shallow End (3 New Authors)
2. Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA by Kris Radish
3. Heidi by Johanna Spyri

Level Three: Take a Swim (6 New Authors)
4. Garota de Domingo by Letícia Black
5. Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
6. The Property by Rutu Modan

Level Four: Dive Right In (10 New Authors)
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message 4: by Beatriz (last edited Jan 23, 2020 01:50PM) (new)

Beatriz (belechinha) | 44 comments Mt TBR

This is for those, who like me, have a huge mountain of books waiting to be read! Any books on your TBR list count for this challenge!

Level 1 Base Camp
1. The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm: Eragon
2. Wuthering Heights
3. Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA
4. Heidi
5. Garota de Domingo

Level 2 Start The Climb
6. Little Princess
7. The Property
8. Anne of Green Gables
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Level 3 Going Higher
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Level 4 Reach The Summet
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Plant your flag, you made it to the top!


message 5: by Beatriz (last edited Jan 23, 2020 01:51PM) (new)

Beatriz (belechinha) | 44 comments Alphabet Soup

26 Books in one year, each beginning with a different letter of the alphabet. (Not counting articles like "a," "an" or "the") to create your own special Alphabet Soup.

A- Anne of Green Gables
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F- The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm: Eragon
G- Garota de Domingo
H- Heidi
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L- Little Princess
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P- The Property
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S- Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA
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W- Wuthering Heights
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Beatriz (belechinha) | 44 comments The Game is Afoot

Explore the Mystery genre. This can also include suspense and thriller. Put together clues and chase down villains, because the game is now afoot!

Level 1 - Break the Code (2 Books)
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Level 2 - Shadow the Suspect (4 Books)
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Level 3 - Crack the Case (7 Books)
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Level 4 - Chase the Villain (10 Books)
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message 7: by Beatriz (last edited Jan 23, 2020 01:53PM) (new)

Beatriz (belechinha) | 44 comments Feather Weight

This challenge is a fun way to relax with quick reads, and to help balance all the doorstoppers!
Only books 280 or less pages count for this.

Level 1 Ruffled Feathers
1. Garota de Domingo (236)
2. The Property (224)
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Level 2 Flapping Wings
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Level 3 Taking Flight
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message 8: by Beatriz (last edited Jan 23, 2020 01:54PM) (new)

Beatriz (belechinha) | 44 comments Chunksters

This challenge is for those of you who want to tackle bigger books on your shelves! (Books from 400-599 pages count for this challenge)

Level One - Chunkster
1. Wuthering Heights (448)
2. Anne of Green Gables (426)
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Level Two - Flower Presser
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Level 3 - Back Breaker
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...and then see a chiropractor!


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Beatriz (belechinha) | 44 comments Doorstoppers

Go big in 2020! Tackle at least one of those beasts awaiting you. (Only books with 600 or more pages count for this challenge)

Level 1 - A Mighty Tome
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Level 2 - Stack 'em High
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Level 3 - Weight Matters
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Level 4 - A Hefty Pile
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message 10: by Beatriz (last edited Jan 23, 2020 02:02PM) (new)

Beatriz (belechinha) | 44 comments Travel the World

Travel the world this year! Books must be about or set in the region to count for the challenge, but can be either fiction or nonfiction.

You have two options for completing this challenge:

1. Read one book for each leg to go all the way around the world
2. Choose to stay in a particular region(s) for a more in-depth exploration

Bon Voyage!

Option 1: Around the World

1st Leg: North America
• Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA, set in the USA
• Anne of Green Gables, setting: Avonlea, Prince Edward Island, Canada

2nd Leg: South America
• Garota de Domingo, set in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

3rd Leg: Europe
• Wuthering Heights, setting: Yorkshire Dales, England, 1800 (United Kingdom)
• Heidi, setting: Switzerland
• Little Princess, setting: London, England, United Kingdom
• The Property, setting: Warsaw, Poland

4th Leg: Middle East


5th Leg: Africa


6th Leg: Asia


7th Leg: Australia & Oceania


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