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message 1: by Roxana (last edited Jul 18, 2020 06:46PM) (new)

Roxana (luminate) | 330 comments BOOKS TBR


JULY
The Silvered Serpents
The Strange Adventures of H
Binti
Mountain of Black Glass
Mirage
Court of Lions
The Heatwave
Two Truths and a Lie
Vita Nostra
Being Lolita: A Memoir



AUGUST
Mexican Gothic
One to Watch
Girl, Serpent, Thorn
Mutiny on the Spanish Main: HMS Hermione and the Royal Navy's Revenge
Sex and Vanity
Destination Wedding
The Scapegracers
Winterwood
The Kingdom of Liars
Dark and Deepest Red
The Gifted School
The Year Shakespeare Ruined My Life
Simmer Down
Seafire
The Midnight Bargain
The Once and Future Witches
Midnight at Malabar House
Where Dreams Descend
The Deadly Hours
In Case You Missed It




BOOKS COMPLETED
A Declaration of the Rights of Magicians by H.G. Parry - 7.18.20
The Storm of Life by Amy Rose Capetta - 7.15.20
Blue at the Mizzen by Patrick O'Brian - 7.14.20
Lumberjanes Vol. 14 by Shannon Watters, et al. - 7.13.20
Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor - 7.12.20
And the Ocean Was Our Sky by Patrick Ness - 7.12.20
A Lady's Guide to Mischief and Murder by Dianne Freeman - 7.11.20
A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow - 7.10.20
Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening by Marjorie M. Liu & Sana Takeda - 7.9.20
All Your Twisted Secrets by Diana Urban - 7.8.20
The Waves by Viriginia Woolf - 7.8.20
The Guest List by Lucy Foley - 7.6.20
Beach Read by Emily Henry - 7.5.20
Trouble the Saints by Alaya Dawn Johnson - 7.5.20
One by One by Ruth Ware - 7.2.20
Miranda in Milan by Katharine Duckett - 7.1.20
Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall - 6.30.20
The Hundred Days by Patrick O'Brian - 6.28.20
City of Glass by Paul Auster - 6.28.20
Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade - 6.27.20
The Black God's Drums by P. Djeli Clark - 6.26.20
The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho - 6.25.20
When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole - 6.24.20
People Like Us by Dana Mele - 6.23.20
Something That May Shock and Discredit You by Daniel Lavery - 6.22.20
The Yellow Admiral by Patrick O'Brian - 6.22.20
Or What You Will by Jo Walton - 6.22.20
A Choir of Crows by Candace Robb - 6.21.20
The Brilliant Death by Amy Rose Capetta - 6.18.20
Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno - 6.15.20
The Binding by Bridget Collins - 6.14.20
Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner - 6.13.20
Dread Nation by Justina Ireland - 6.12.20
The Fascinators by Andrew Eliopulos - 6.12.20
The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo - 6.11.20
Camp by L.C. Rosen - 6.10.20
Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender - 6.9.20
When We Were Magic by Sarah Gailey - 6.8.20
Passing Strange by Ellen Klages - 6.6.20
Orlando by Virginia Woolf - 6.6.20
The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith - 6.4.20
Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta - 6.2.20
The Deep by Rivers Solomon - 6.1.20


message 2: by Roxana (last edited Jun 24, 2020 10:13PM) (new)

Roxana (luminate) | 330 comments JUNE

1. Pride Month

a. Read a book with at least 5 different colors of the rainbow on the cover: Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta
b. Read a book featuring an LGBTQIA+ protagonist (not side character): The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith
c. Read a book that was nominated for or won the Lambda Award: The Deep by Rivers Solomon

Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta The Deep by Rivers Solomon The Price of Salt by Claire Morgan


2. June Birthdays: Anne Frank

a. Read a book set during WWII: Passing Strange
b. Read a book that was published in sometime between 1900 and 1950: Orlando
c. Read The Diary of Anne Frank.

Passing Strange by Ellen Klages Orlando by Virginia Woolf

3. Father's Day

a. Read a book that starts with a letter in FATHERS DAY: Felix Ever After
b. Read a book that features someone's relationship with their father: When We Were Magic
c. Read a book featured on one of these lists about fathers:


Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender When We Were Magic by Sarah Gailey

4. Hit the Beach

a. Read a book with a yellow or blue cover: When No One Is Watching
b. Read a book where someone goes to the beach: Summer of Salt
c. Read a book found on this list of best beach reads.

Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole


message 3: by Roxana (last edited Jul 09, 2020 10:03PM) (new)

Roxana (luminate) | 330 comments JULY

1. Halfway There!

a. Read a book with a page number that ends in 2: The Brilliant Death
b. Read a book that is divided into multiple parts (rather than, or in addition to, chapters): The Binding
c. Read a book that features twins: A Choir of Crows (a small role, but the twins help Archer out as spies)

The Brilliant Death (The Brilliant Death, #1) by Amy Rose Capetta The Binding by Bridget Collins A Choir of Crows (Owen Archer, #12) by Candace Robb

2. July Birthdays: Pablo Neruda

a. Read a book set in South America.
b. Read a book published between 1904 and 1973.
c. Read a book written in verse: The Waves

The Waves by Virginia Woolf

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: Trouble the Saints
c. Read a book found on TED's Winter Reading List.

Trouble the Saints by Alaya Dawn Johnson

4. Summer Reading

a. Read a happy book: Spoiler Alert
b. Read a book published in June, July, or August: Or What You Will
c. Read a book from one of the following lists: Something to Talk About

Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade Or What You Will by Jo Walton Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner


message 4: by Roxana (last edited Jul 18, 2020 06:47PM) (new)

Roxana (luminate) | 330 comments AUGUST

1. Read Good Books

a. Read a book by a favorite author: The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water
b. Read the next book in a series you've already started.
c. Read a book published in 2020 that you've been looking forward to: One by One

The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho One by One by Ruth Ware


2. Back to School

a. Read a book by an author that is new-to-you: Miranda in Milan
b. Read a YA book: A Song Below Water
c. Read a book often tested on the AP Literature exam, as found on this list.

Miranda in Milan by Katharine Duckett A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow


3. August Birthdays: Ray Bradbury

a. Read a book in which the initials author's name can be found in RAY BRADBURY: All Your Twisted Secrets (Diana Urban)
b. Read a sci-fi or horror book: The Black God's Drums
c. Read a collection of short stories (must still meet the 100 page requirement).

All Your Twisted Secrets by Diana Urban The Black God's Drums by P. Djèlí Clark


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: Boyfriend Material
c. Read a book where a character visits multiple countries: A Declaration of the Rights of Magicians

Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall A Declaration of the Rights of Magicians by H.G. Parry


message 5: by Roxana (last edited May 29, 2020 05:25PM) (new)

Roxana (luminate) | 330 comments June ideas...

1. Pride Month
a. Read a book with at least 5 different colors of the rainbow on the cover.
Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta

A Very Large Expanse of Sea
Lumberjanes Vol. 14 (if I can get a copy in time)
The House in the Cerulean Sea (I think. need to double check.)

b. Read a book featuring an LGBTQIA+ protagonist (not side character).
The Last Summer of the Garrett Girls

but tbh everything I read in June is likely to count.

a handful of the many options on my list:
Something to Talk About, The Fascinators, At Swim Two Boys, Bonds of Brass, Orlando, Maurice, The Price of Salt, When Katie Met Cassidy

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

Black Leopard, Red Wolf
The Archive of Alternate Endings
Wilder Girls


2. June Birthdays: Anne Frank
a. Read a book set during WWII.
The Night Watch or Number the Stars


b. Read a book that was published in sometime between 1900 and 1950.
Orlando

or some other Woolf
Maurice
Brideshead Revisited

c. Read The Diary of Anne Frank.


3. Father's Day
a. Read a book that starts with a letter in FATHERS DAY.
Something That May Shock and Discredit You

Something to Talk About
Death in Venice
The House in the Cerulean Sea

b. Read a book that features someone's relationship with their father.
Fun Home, King Lear

c. Read a book featured on one of these lists about fathers:
Black Leopard, Red Wolf, Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood, King Lear, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, Death of a Naturalist


4. Hit the Beach
a. Read a book with a yellow or blue cover.
When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore

Reverie
Most Ardently
Miranda in Milan
Two Truths and a Lie
Beheld
The Immortals of Tehran
The Guest List
Twice in a Blue Moon
Strange the Dreamer
The Affair of the Mysterious Letter
Because Internet

b. Read a book where someone goes to the beach.
Death in Venice

At Swim, Two Boys
Evil Under the Sun
Beach Read

c. Read a book found on this list of best beach reads.
The Bookish Life of Nina Hill
My Lovely Wife
The Bride Test
Park Avenue Summer
The Gifted School
Circe


message 6: by Roxana (last edited Jul 05, 2020 05:56PM) (new)

Roxana (luminate) | 330 comments July ideas/brainstorming

1. Halfway There!

a. Read a book with a page number that ends in 2. -- The Brilliant Death (read in June)
b. Read a book that is divided into multiple parts (rather than, or in addition to, chapters). -- The Binding (read in June)
c. Read a book that features twins. -- A Choir of Crows (read in June)

2. July Birthdays: Pablo Neruda

a. Read a book set in South America. -- The Voyage Out, or Blue at the Mizzen
b. Read a book published between 1904 and 1973.
c. Read a book written in verse (must still meet the 100 page requirement). -- The Waves

3. It's Winter Down South

a. Read a book set in the southern hemisphere. -- Blue at the Mizzen, or the voyage out?
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.) -- Trouble the Saints (read in July!)
c. Read a book found on TED's Winter Reading List. -- The Little Prince

4. Summer Reading

a. Read a happy book. -- Spoiler Alert (read in June)
b. Read a book published in June, July, or August. -- Or What You Will (read in June)
c. Read a book from one of the following lists -- Something to Talk About (read in June)


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