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Kris Zimmerman (madkz) | 18 comments Keeping track of challenges here.


message 2: by Kris (last edited Feb 08, 2015 09:32AM) (new)

Kris Zimmerman (madkz) | 18 comments Yearly challenge - 100 books

15/100 (off to a fast start, yay vacation and illness)

1: The Last Horror Novel in the History of the World read: 01/03/2015 rating: 3/5
2: The Dreaming Place read: 01/06/2015 rating: 4/5
3: The Laugh Makers: A Behind-The-Scenes Tribute to Bob Hope's Incredible Gag Writers read: 01/09/2015 rating: 4/5
4: Suffer the Children read: 01/11/2015 rating: 4/5
5: Nightwing, Vol. 1: Traps and Trapezes read: 01/12/2015 rating: 4/5
6: Shazam! read: 01/12/2015 rating: 4/5
7: The Wise Man's Fear read: 01/17/2015 rating: 4/5
8: The Detective & The Pipe Girl: A Mystery read: 01/18/2015 rating: 3/5
9: Batman, Vol. 1: The Court of Owls read: 01/19/2015 rating: 4/5
10: Batman: The Night of the Owls read: 01/20/2015 rating: 3/5
11: The Troop by Nick Cutter read: 01/27/2015 rating: 4/5
12: Pretty Deadly, Vol. 1 read: 01/28/2015 rating: 4/5
13: Infinity Ring 1-A Mutiny in Time read: 02/02/2015 rating: 3/5
14: Cryptonomicon read: 02/03/2015 rating; 4/5
15: The Farm read: 02/06/2015 rating: 3.5/5


message 3: by Kris (last edited Feb 08, 2015 09:32AM) (new)

Kris Zimmerman (madkz) | 18 comments Yearly Challenge - A to Z
10/26

A -
B - Batman: Court of Owls - Scott Snyder
C - Cryptonomicon - Neal Stephenson
D - The Dreaming Place - Charles de Lint
E -
F - The Farm - Tom Rob Smith
G -
H -
I
J
K
L - The Laugh Makers - Robert Mills
M
N - Nightwing, vol 1 - Kyle Higgins
O
P - Pretty Deadly, vol 1 - Kelly Sue Deconnick
Q
R
S - Suffer the Children - Craig DiLouie
T - The Troop - Nick Cutter
U
V
W - Wise Man's Fear - Patrick Rothfuss
X
Y
Z


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Kris Zimmerman (madkz) | 18 comments I Spy Challenge
5/25

1 Color
2 Number
3 Things That Grow --SUFFER THE CHILDREN by Craig DiLouie
4 Seasons
5 First Name
6 Places
7 Body Part
8 Weapon
9 Body of Water
10 Form of Water
11 Product of Fire
12 Celestial Body
13 Architecture
14 Senses
15 Royal Title
16 Family Member
17 Elements
18 Time of Day---BATMAN: NIGHT OF THE OWLS by Scott Snyder
19 Metal
20 Emotion/Feeling---WISE MAN'S FEAR by Patrick Rothfuss
21 Animal/Insect
22 Something to Read---THE LAST HORROR NOVEL IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD by Brian Allen Carr
23 Gender Identifier
24 Paranormal Being
25 Occupation---THE DETECTIVE AND THE PIPE GIRL by Michael Craven


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Kris Zimmerman (madkz) | 18 comments 26 Book Challenge
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02/26
A BOOK…
1…YOU OWN BUT HAVEN'T READ
2…THAT WAS MADE INTO A MOVIE
3…YOU PICK SOLELY BECAUSE OF THE COVER
4…YOUR FRIEND LOVES
5…PUBLISHED THIS YEAR
6…BY AN AUTHOR YOU'VE NEVER READ BEFORE :: The Troop by Nick Cutter
7…BY AN AUTHOR YOU LOVE
8…AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR "TO BE READ" PILE
9…WITH A COLOR IN THE TITLE
10….SET SOMEWHERE YOU'VE ALWAYS WANTED TO VISIT The Farm by Tom Rob Smith
11…YOU STARTED BUT NEVER FINISHED
12…WITH A LION, A WITCH, OR A WARDROBE
13…WITH A FEMALE HEROINE
14…SET IN THE SUMMER
15…OF POEMS
16…YOU LEARNED ABOUT BECAUSE OF THIS CHALLENGE
17…THAT WILL MAKE YOU SMARTER
18…WITH A BLUE COVER
19…YOU WERE SUPPOSED TO READ IN SCHOOL, BUT DIDN'T
20…'EVERYONE' BUT YOU HAS READ
21…WITH A GREAT FIRST LINE
22…WITH PICTURES
23…FROM THE LIBRARY
24…YOU LOVED…READ IT AGAIN!!!
25…THAT IS MORE THAN 10 YEARS OLD
26…BASED ON A TRUE STORY


message 6: by Kris (last edited Feb 08, 2015 09:32AM) (new)

Kris Zimmerman (madkz) | 18 comments Popsugar Reading Challenge 2014

08/48

[1] a book with more than 500 pages--CRYPTONOMICON by Neal Stephenson
[2] a classic romance
[3] a book that became a movie
[4] a book published this year
[5] a book with a number in the title
[6] a book written by someone under 30
[7] a book with nonuman characters
[8] a funny book--THE LAUGH MAKERS by Robert Mills
[9] a book by a female author
[10] a mystery or thriller--THE DETECTIVE AND THE PIPE GIRL by Michael Craven
[11] a book with a one-word title
[12] a book of short stories
[13] a book set in a different country
[14] a popular author’s first book
[15] a book from an author you love that you haven’t read yet
[16] a book a friend recommended--WISE MAN'S FEAR by Patrick Rothfuss
[17] a Pulitzer Prize-winning book
[18] a book based on a true story--THE FARM by Tom Rob Smith
[19] a book at the bottom of your to-read list
[20] a book your mom loves
[21] a book that scares you
[22] a book more than 100 years old
[23] a book based entirely on its cover
[24] a book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t
[25] a memoir
[26] a book you can finish in a day--THE LAST HORROR NOVEL IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD by Brian Allen Carr
[27] a book with antonyms in the title
[28] a book set somewhere you’ve always wanted to visit
[29] a book that came out the year you were born
[30] a book with bad reviews
[31] a trilogy
[32] a book from your childhood
[33] a book with a love triangle
[34] a book set in the future
[35] a book set in high school
[36] a book that made you cry
[37] a book with magic
[38] a graphic novel--SHAZAM! VOL 1 by Geoff Johns
[39] a book by an author you’ve never read before--The Troop by Nick Cutter
[40] a book you own but have never read
[41] a book that takes place in your hometown
[42] a book that was originally written in a different language
[43] a book set during Chrsitmas
[44] a book written by an author with your same initials
[45] a play
[46] a banned book
[47] a book based on or turned into a tv show
[48] a book you started but never finished


message 7: by Kris (last edited Feb 08, 2015 09:31AM) (new)

Kris Zimmerman (madkz) | 18 comments Book Riot's Read Harder Challenge

06/24

1. a book written by someone when they were under the age of 25
2. a book written by someone when they were over the age of 65
3. a collection of short stories
4. a book published by an indie press--SUFFER THE CHILDREN by Craig DiLouie
5. a book by or about someone that identifies as LGBTQ
6. a book by a person whose gender is different from your own
7. a book that takes place in Asia--CRYPTONOMICON by Neal Stephenson
8. a book by an author from Africa
9. a book that is by or about someone from an indigenous culture
10. a microhistory
11. a YA novel--THE DREAMING PLACE by Charles de Lint
12. a sci-fi novel
13. a romance novel
14. a National Book Award, Man Booker Prize or Pulitzer Prize winner from the last decade
15. a book that is a retelling of a classic story
16. an audiobook--THE LAUGH MAKERS by Robert Mills
17. a collection of poetry
18. a book that someone else has recommended to you--WISE MAN'S FEAR by Patrick Rothfuss
19. a book that was originally published in another language
20. graphic novel
21. a book that you would consider a guilty pleasure--The Troop by Nick Cutter
22. a book published before 1850
23. a book published this year
24. a self-improvement book


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