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message 1: by Elizabeth (last edited May 30, 2020 11:42AM) (new)

Elizabeth (cloaknquill) | 335 comments Mod
Pick It for Me Challenge - June 2020
Sign up ends May 30th. Partners will be picked that same day.
Re-picks will be done on the June 2nd.


Are you currently in a reading slump? Need help choosing your next book?
This challenge will partner you randomly with another participant who will choose a book for you to read that month. Sign up below with your desired shelf to be picked from.


Guidelines:
- Choose one book from your partners desired shelf.
- All books are accepted for this challenge.
- If you would like your partner to choose more than one book, please note it in your sign up post.
- Complete the book before month's end.
- After you complete your book, come back to let your partner know your thoughts on it. (Does not need to be a long description, if you like.)
- Be sure that your profile is public or that you friend your partner so that they can see your shelf.

Before signing up, please be sure you can commit to the challenge. This is to ensure the challenge runs smoothly and everyone is picked for on time.

Participants:

Morgan - Shelf
Elizabeth - Shelf (Pick 3)
Flauscheohr - Shelf
Carrie - Shelf (Pick 2)

Partners:

Morgan & Flauscheohr
Elizabeth (Pick 3) & Carrie (Pick 2)


Proof:


Books:

Morgan - Uncommon Type
Elizabeth - My Sister, the Serial Killer/Gods of Jade and Shadow/Madame Bovary/Outlander
Flauscheohr - The Nightingale
Carrie - The Law of Lines/Mercy Road/Shadow and Bone


Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert Outlander (Outlander, #1) by Diana Gabaldon The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah The Law of Lines by Hye-Young Pyun Mercy Road by Ann Howard Creel Shadow and Bone (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy, #1) by Leigh Bardugo


message 2: by Morgan (new)

Morgan | 70 comments I love this challenge, I'm so glad it's back! I am in!


message 3: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (cloaknquill) | 335 comments Mod
Morgan wrote: "I love this challenge, I'm so glad it's back! I am in!"

Super happy to hear this! Added you.


message 4: by Elizabeth (last edited May 22, 2020 10:05AM) (new)

Elizabeth (cloaknquill) | 335 comments Mod
I am joining this month since I am extremely behind. Please pick 3 books from my discovery shelf.


message 5: by Angie (new)

Angie | 47 comments Sounds fun, I'm in!
Please pick one book from my pifm-june-2020-shelf.


message 6: by Morgan (new)

Morgan | 70 comments Morgan wrote: "I love this challenge, I'm so glad it's back! I am in!"

Please select from my pifm challenge shelf.

https://www.goodreads.com/review/list...


message 7: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (cloaknquill) | 335 comments Mod
Morgan wrote: "Morgan wrote: "I love this challenge, I'm so glad it's back! I am in!"

Please select from my pifm challenge shelf.

https://www.goodreads.com/review/list..."


Updated


message 9: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (cloaknquill) | 335 comments Mod
PARTNERS POSTED


message 10: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (cloaknquill) | 335 comments Mod
For Carrie, I pick
The Law of Lines by Hye-Young Pyun Mercy Road by Ann Howard Creel

Honorable Mention
I picked one more just in case of current events.
Shadow and Bone (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy, #1) by Leigh Bardugo


message 11: by Carrie (new)

Carrie  (icanhasbooks) | 28 comments Elizabeth wrote: "For Carrie, I pick
The Law of Lines by Hye-Young Pyun Mercy Road by Ann Howard Creel

Honorable Mention
I picked one more just in case of current events.
Shadow and Bone (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy, #1) by Leigh Bardugo"


Thank you!!

For you:
My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

I will also give you an extra just encase, Outlander (Outlander, #1) by Diana Gabaldon

Happy Reading


message 12: by Angie (new)

Angie | 47 comments Morgan, for you I pick Tom Hanks Uncommon Type Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks . I'm interested to know what you make of Tom Hanks as an author. I hope you enjoy it!


message 13: by Morgan (last edited Jun 01, 2020 06:44AM) (new)

Morgan | 70 comments Thanks Flauscheohr I am looking forward to reading it. For you I pick the Nightingale. I have it also and on my to read shelf. I look forward to hearing how you like it. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah


message 14: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (cloaknquill) | 335 comments Mod
Thank you everyone for picking so promptly!
Happy reading!


message 15: by Angie (new)

Angie | 47 comments Hi all! Just checking in...
I finally started the book Morgan picked for me today. I'm a bit of a slow reader, but I'm determined to finish it by the end of the month ;-) How are you doing?


message 16: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (cloaknquill) | 335 comments Mod
I also started My Sister, the Serial Killer a couple minutes ago. I am doing another groups PIFM challenge along with ours & that book is over 600 pages.

Loving it so far, feels extremely fast paced. Hope everyone is enjoying their picks so far!


message 17: by Morgan (new)

Morgan | 70 comments I started my book this week and I like it so far


message 18: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (cloaknquill) | 335 comments Mod
Carrie wrote:..."

I finished the book today. 4.5 star rating. I really enjoyed it and it helped me out of the huge reading slump I have been in. Thanks for the pick!


message 19: by Angie (new)

Angie | 47 comments I finished my book this week, as well. It was a much faster read than I expected and I kind of enjoyed it, but didn't love it. For me, The Nightingale just didn't quite live up to all the rave reviews I read beforehand, and it's just a bit too cliché and chick-lity/romancy for my taste...
But I'm glad that because of PIFM I've gotten round to reading it.


message 20: by Morgan (new)

Morgan | 70 comments I finished UnCommon Type by Tom Hanks today and I really enjoyed it. I don't usually read short stories because I like long novels, but I kept wanting to turn the page. The stories remind me of a simpler time and the stories are all different except one common theme: a typewriter is in every story. Makes me want to get a typewriter!

Thanks Angie for picking this book for me!


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