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message 1: by Dina (last edited Nov 03, 2020 11:43AM) (new)

Dina | 181 comments SEPTEMBER: 4/4, 4/4

1. First Day of Fall

✔ b. Read a book published in September, October, or November: Darkdawn - September 3, 2019 - 10/3/2020
✔ c. Read a book in which a significant even takes place at night: The Night Swim - the main events that are the basis of the book occur at night - 9/2/2020

2. National Read a Book Day

✔ a. Read a book by a new-to-you author: Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez - 10/27/2020
✔ b. Read a book that is the next in a series you've already started: Temptation on Ocean Drive - (Sunshine Sisters #2) - 9/1/2020

3. Fall or Autumn?

✔ a. Read a book whose title starts with a letter in FALL or AUTUMN: Little Boy Blue - 11/3/2020
✔ b. Read a book by an author whose first or last name starts with A or F: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles - 9/10/2020

4. September Birthday: Shel Silverstein

✔ a. Read a humorous book: You Deserve Each Other - 10/26/2020
✔ c. Read a book by an author named Sue or with a character named Sue (reasonable variations like Susan, Susanne, or Suzette are allowed): Piranesi by Susanna Clarke - 9/21/2020

1st round:
Temptation on Ocean Drive (The Sunshine Sisters, #2) by Jennifer Probst The Night Swim by Megan Goldin A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

2nd round:
Darkdawn (The Nevernight Chronicle, #3) by Jay Kristoff You Deserve Each Other by Sarah Hogle Invisible Women Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez Little Boy Blue (Helen Grace, #5) by M.J. Arlidge


message 2: by Dina (last edited Nov 14, 2020 12:36PM) (new)

Dina | 181 comments OCTOBER: 4/4, 4/4

1. Pumpkin Spice Everything

✔ a. Read a book that has orange on the cover: Hide and Seek - 11/8/2020
Hide and Seek (Helen Grace, #6) by M.J. Arlidge
✔ b. Read a book whose title starts with a letter in SPICE: A Stroke of Malice - 9/17/2020

2. October Birthday: R.L. Stine

✔ a. Read a children's or YA book: The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew, #1) - 9/21/2020
✔ b. Read a book in which the title starts with a letter in GOOSEBUMPS: The Original - 11/13/2020

3. World Mental Health Day

✔ a. Read a book where one of the author's initials is found in MENTAL HEALTH: Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig - 9/18/2020
✔ c. Read a book featuring a character who struggles with their mental health: Visions in Death - (view spoiler) - 11/6/2020

4. Halloween

✔ b. Read a book in which the main character has a disguise: Horror-Ween - main characters go undercover at a Halloween theme park- 9/26/2020
✔ c. Read a book that won or was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award or the Shirley Jackson Award: Dr. Sleep - Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel 2013 - 10/15/2020

1st round:
A Stroke of Malice (Lady Darby Mystery, #8) by Anna Lee Huber Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, #1) by Carolyn Keene Horror-Ween (Krewe of Hunters #29.6) by Heather Graham

2nd round:
Doctor Sleep by Stephen King Visions in Death (In Death, #19) by J.D. Robb Hide and Seek (Helen Grace, #6) by M.J. Arlidge The Original by Brandon Sanderson


message 3: by Dina (last edited Jan 13, 2021 06:05AM) (new)

Dina | 181 comments NOVEMBER: 4/4, 3/4

1. National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day

✔ a. Read a book that has brown on the cover: The Naturalist - 11/27/2020
The Naturalist (The Naturalist, #1) by Andrew Mayne
✔ b. Read a book featuring a main character whose name starts with a letter in HERSHEYS: Rock Wedding (Rock Hard, #4) - Sarah - 9/16/2020

2. November for Beginners

✔ b. Read a collection of poetry or a book written in verse: Milk and Honey - poetry - 10/3/2020
✔ c. Read a book by an author who won or was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Award, NAACP Image Award, or a National Book Award: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI National Book Award Finalist 2017

3. But it's spring?

✔ a. Read a book with a green or yellow cover: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (audible) - 9/18/2020
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling
✔ b. Read a book whose author's initials can be found in the phrase SMELL LIKE DIRT: Home Before Dark by Riley Sager - 10/24/2020

4. November Birthday: C.S. Lewis and Madeleine L'Engle

✔ a. Read a fantasy novel: Godsgrave - 9/26/2020
✔ b. Read a book with religious themes: Get Out of Your Head: Stopping the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts - 1/13/2021

1st round:
Rock Wedding (Rock Kiss, #4) by Nalini Singh Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling Godsgrave (The Nevernight Chronicle, #2) by Jay Kristoff Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

2nd round:
Home Before Dark by Riley Sager Killers of the Flower Moon The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann The Naturalist (The Naturalist, #1) by Andrew Mayne Get Out of Your Head Stopping the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts by Jennie Allen


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