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message 1: by Jana (last edited Apr 23, 2015 07:13PM) (new)

Jana (janaandbooks) | 27 comments 2015 PopSugar Challenge


1. A book with more than 500 pages
2. A classic romance
3. A book that became a movie The Tale of Despereaux
4. A book published this - 2015- year ( I'd do this one mid year!) Fairest
5. A book you can finish in a day The Last Letter from Your Lover
6. A book with antonyms in the title
7. A book set somewhere you have always wanted to travel
8. A book with a number in the title One Plus One
9. A book written by someone under 30 years of age I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
10. A book with non human characters The One and Only Ivan
11. A funny book The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances
12. A book written by a female Me Before You
13. Mystery or thriller Vanishing Girls
14. A book with a one worded title Fangirl
15. A book of short stories Stone Mattress: Nine Tales
16. A book set in a different country The Pearl that Broke Its Shell
17. Nonfiction The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
18. A popular author's first book
19. A book from an author you love but haven't read yet Winter
20. A book a friend recommended Al Capone Does My Shirts
21. Pulitzer Prize winning book The Goldfinch
22. Based on a true story
23. A book on the bottom of your To-Be-Read list! ( GET DIGGIN!) Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
24. A book your mom loves
25. A book that scares you
26. A book that is over 100 years old ( first published at least 100 years ago) The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
27. A book based entirely on its cover (Judge that book!) The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer
28. A book you were supposed to read in school but didn't ( if you don't know, try checking out a high schoolers to read list or lists on goodreads!) The Catcher in the Rye
29. Memoir Something to Hold
30. A book that came out the year you were born The Heidi Chronicles: Uncommon Women and Others & Isn't It Romantic
31. A book with bad reviews Frog Music
32. A trilogy Clockwork Angel
33. A book from your childhood Ella Enchanted
34. A book with a love triangle
35. A book set in the future
36. A book set in high school
37. A book with a color in the title The White Princess
38. A book that made you cry
39. A book with magic Seraphina
40. A graphic novel
41. A book by an author you've never read before The Bone Clocks
42. A book you own but have never read
43. A book that takes place in your hometown The Art of Racing in the Rain
44. A book that was originally written in a different language
45. A play Reasons to Be Pretty
46. A banned book The Chocolate War
47. A book set during Christmas
48. A book written by an author with the same initials
49. A book based on/or turned into a Television show The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line
50. A book you started but never finished Love in the Time of Cholera

And lets add a little C&B into it:
51. A book from the C&B shelf you never read
52. A book from the C&B old challenge list ( can be any challenge, any list, any genre)
53. A book from a Book-Buddy read
54. One of the first ten books C&B ever read- Go to the bookshelf and click on the date added tab to switch it to the first added reads!It's Kind of a Funny Story
55. Finish a challenge from 2015 and add as many books that you finished in that one to this list!

message 2: by Jana (last edited Feb 25, 2015 04:45PM) (new)

Jana (janaandbooks) | 27 comments February 2015 C&B Challenge

A book with a red or pink cover Al Capone Does My Shirts
A book about love
A romance novel
A book over 500 pages
A book written by a female Something to Hold
A book with white writing (not background) The White Princess
A book that starts with "F" Fangirl
A book from a lover (or friend!) Cracked Up to Be

message 3: by Jana (last edited Apr 23, 2015 07:14PM) (new)

Jana (janaandbooks) | 27 comments Hunger Games: District 9!
February 1-April 30

District 1: fiction The White Princess, 544 pages, 2 points
District 2: young adult Something to Hold, 256 pages, 1 point
The One and Only Ivan, 307 pages, 1 point
Ella Enchanted, 232 pages, 1 point
Fangirl, 445 pages, 1 point
Vanishing Girls, 357 pages, 1 point
Seraphina, 501 pages, 2 points
The Tale of Despereaux, 272 pages, 1 point
The Last Letter from Your Lover, 390 pages, 1 point
District 13:
The Hunger Games, 374 pages, 2 points
Catching Fire, 405 pages, 2 points
Mockingjay, 415 pages, 2 points

Books: 12
Points: 17
Pages: 4,498

Currently Reading:
District 2: nonfiction The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, 290 pages, 1 point

Regular Books:
The Phantom Tollbooth, 256 pages, 1 point
The Bone Clocks, 640 pages, 2 points
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, 314 pages, 1 point

message 4: by Jana (last edited Apr 23, 2015 07:16PM) (new)

Jana (janaandbooks) | 27 comments March Challenge:
The One and Only Ivan, 307 pages, 1 point
Ella Enchanted, 232 pages, 1 point
Fangirl, 445 pages, 1 point
Vanishing Girls, 357 pages, 1 point

And then keep a total as you add in the books like:

Total pages: 1,341
Total books: 4
Total points: 4

message 5: by Jana (last edited Apr 25, 2015 06:40PM) (new)

Jana (janaandbooks) | 27 comments The Book Whisperer's 40 Book a Year Challenge
Poetry anthology (5) - I might only read parts of these and count it, is that ok?
The Pocket Emily Dickinson

Traditional literature (5) - myths, legends, folktales

Realistic fiction (5)
The Goldfinch (read 1/11)
One Plus One (read 1/18)
Fangirl (read 3/11)

Historical Fiction (2) ✔
The White Princess (read 2/25)
The Last Letter from Your Lover (read 4/22)

Fantasy (4)
Fairest (read 1/29)
Seraphina (read 4/3)
The Tale of Despereaux (read 4/18)

Science Fiction (2)

Mystery (2) ✔
The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (read 2/1)
Vanishing Girls (read 3/25)

Informational (4)
Reading Essentials: The Specifics You Need to Teach Reading Well (read Feb)
Writing Essentials: Raising Expectations and Results While Simplifying Teaching (read Feb)

Biography, autobiography, memoir (2)
Something to Hold (read 2/23)

Chapter-book choice (9) (This is such grade school phrasing...I love it)
The One and Only Ivan (read 3/3)

Books that don't quite fit this list:
The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances (read 1/10)
Thank You, Mr. Falker

Re-reads: (I added this)
Ella Enchanted (read 1/20)
The Hunger Games (read April)
Catching Fire (read April)
Mockingjay (read April)

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