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Kathy | 2201 comments Yay! A new challenge. Thanks Mods!


message 2: by Kathy (last edited Aug 15, 2020 10:53AM) (new)

Kathy | 2201 comments JUNE
1. Pride Month
a. Read a book with at least 5 different colors of the rainbow on the cover.

b. Read a book featuring an LGBTQIA+ protagonist (not side character).
This Is How It Always Is - Laurie Frankel

c. Read a book that was nominated for or won the Lambda Award.


2. June Birthdays: Anne Frank
a. Read a book set during WWII.

b. Read a book that was published in sometime between 1900 and 1950.
One of Ours - Willa Cather (1922) (NTLTRC July)

c. Read The Diary of Anne Frank.


3. Father's Day
a. Read a book that starts with a letter in FATHERS DAY.
The Snow Gypsy - Lindsay Jayne Ashford

b. Read a book that features someone's relationship with their father.

c. Read a book featured on one of these lists about fathers:
☀️11 Unforgettable Books about Fatherhood
☀️28 Books to Give Dad on Father's Day
☀️Top 10 Books about Fathers


4. Hit the Beach
a. Read a book with a yellow or blue cover.

b. Read a book where someone goes to the beach.

c. Read a book found on this list of best beach reads.
2020 Around the Year in 52 Books
The Vanishing Half - Brit Bennett


message 3: by Kathy (last edited Aug 15, 2020 10:55AM) (new)

Kathy | 2201 comments JULY
1. Halfway There!
a. Read a book with a page number that ends in 2.
With the Fire on High - Elizabeth Acevedo (ATY 33) 392p

b. Read a book that is divided into multiple parts (rather than, or in addition to, chapters).

c. Read a book that features twins.


2. July Birthdays: Pablo Neruda
a. Read a book set in South America.

b. Read a book published between 1904 and 1973.
A Glass of Blessings - Barbara Pym (1958)

c. Read a book written in verse (must still meet the 100 page requirement).


3. It's Winter Down South
a. Read a book set in the southern hemisphere.

b. Read a book where the first letter of each title word can be found in the phrase LET IT SNOW. (Title must be at least two words long.)
Twelfth Night - William Shakespeare

c. Read a book found on TED's Winter Reading List.

4. Summer Reading
a. Read a happy book.
How to Find Love in a Bookshop - Veronica Henry

b. Read a book published in June, July, or August.

c. Read a book from one of the following lists:
☀️ A New Season of Reading
☀️ Authors Offer Summer Reading Recommendations
☀️ Goodreads Employees Share Their Summer Reading Plans


message 4: by Kathy (last edited Jun 23, 2020 09:12AM) (new)

Kathy | 2201 comments AUGUST
1. Read Good Books
a. Read a book by a favorite author.

b. Read the next book in a series you've already started.
The Old Success (Richard Jury #25) - Martha Grimes

c. Read a book published in 2020 that you've been looking forward to.


2. Back to School
a. Read a book by an author that is new-to-you.
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane - Katherine Howe

b. Read a YA book.

c. Read a book often tested on the AP Literature exam, as found on this list.


3. August Birthdays: Ray Bradbury
a. Read a book in which the initials author's name can be found in RAY BRADBURY.
A Sicilian Romance - Ann Radcliffe

b. Read a sci-fi or horror book.

c. Read a collection of short stories (must still meet the 100 page requirement).


4. Go for a Drive
a. Read a book with a car on the cover.

b. Read a book that starts with a letter in the phrase WINDOWS DOWN, BREEZE BLOWING.
In the Woods - Tana French

c. Read a book where a character visits multiple countries.


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