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message 1: by Elizabeth (last edited Jan 31, 2015 08:10AM) (new)

Elizabeth (cloaknquill) This challenges is taken from the group 2015 Bookish Challenge
2015 Bookish Challenge

This challenge is designed to help you clear some books off your shelves.
One book per category, must be more than 150 pages unless its noted.
Each category is one point, you are responsible for keeping track of your points.
Keep track within your post. Good luck and have fun!!


Start: January 2015
End:December 2015

Read:0/36

Read a book....
1) You own but haven't read
2) That turned into a movie
3) You pick solely on cover
4) Your friend chooses for you
5) Published this year
6) By an author that is new to you
7) By an author you love, but haven't read yet
8) At the bottom of your TBR (to be read) pile
9) Set in a place you've wanted to visit
10) You started and never finished
11) With red on the cover
12) With a female heroin
13) Set in summer
14) Of poems
15) That will make you smarter
16) With a blue cover
17) "Everyone" but you has read
18) With a great first line
19) With pictures
20) You loved...read it again
21) Based on a true story
22) That scares you
23) That is the second book in a series
24) Of short stories
25) That is an authors first novel
26) You can finish in a day
27) That is funny
28) That was published the year you were born
29) Originally written in a different language
30) That takes place in your hometown/somewhere you've lived

BONUS:
1) A memoir
2) A classic
3) A play
4) A banned book
5) A graphic novel
6) A genre you wouldn't normally choose


message 2: by Elizabeth (last edited May 09, 2015 10:33AM) (new)

Elizabeth (cloaknquill) Start: January 2015
End:December 2015

Read:14/36

Read a book....
1) You own but haven't read - It's Kind of a Funny Story
2) That turned into a movie - The Maze Runner
3) You pick solely on cover - Illusions of Fate
4) Your friend chooses for you - Fifty Shades of Grey
5) Published this year - The Heir
6) By an author that is new to you - The 5th Wave
7) By an author u love, but haven't read yet - The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon
8) At the bottom of your TBR (to be read) pile - Insurgent
9) Set in a place you've wanted to visit - Isla and the Happily Ever After
10) You started and never finished - The Diviners
11) With red or orange on the cover - Tiger Lily
12) With a female heroin - Divergent
13) Set in summer - That Summer
14) Of poems - The American Night: The Lost Writings, Vol. 2
15) That will make you smarter - The Bell Jar
16) With a blue cover - Daughter of Smoke & Bone
17) "Everyone" but you has read - City of Fallen Angels
18) With a great first line - The Darkest Minds
19) With pictures - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
20) You loved...read it again - Anna and the French Kiss
21) Based on a true story - The Glass Castle
22) That scares you - Asylum
23) That is the second book in a series - Prodigy
24) Of short stories - Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
25) That is an authors first novel - Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
26) You can finish in a day - Two-Way Street
27) That is funny - Beauty Queens
28) That was published the year you were born - Gerald's Game
29) Originally written in a different language - Oedipus Rex
30) Takes place in ur hometown/somewhere you've lived - Great

BONUS:
1) A memoir - Night
2) A classic - The Catcher in the Rye
3) A play - Hamlet
4) A banned book - Thirteen Reasons Why
5) A graphic novel - Sex Criminals #1: Suzie Down in the Quiet
6) A genre you wouldn't normally choose - A Great and Terrible Beauty

BOOKS:
It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner Illusions of Fate by Kiersten White Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1) by E.L. James The Heir (The Selection, #4) by Kiera Cass The 5th Wave (The Fifth Wave, #1) by Rick Yancey The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King Insurgent (Divergent, #2) by Veronica Roth Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss, #3) by Stephanie Perkins The Diviners (The Diviners, #1) by Libba Bray Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth That Summer by Sarah Dessen The American Night The Lost Writings, Vol. 2 by Jim Morrison The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1) by Laini Taylor City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4) by Cassandra Clare The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds, #1) by Alexandra Bracken Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3) by J.K. Rowling Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1) by Stephanie Perkins The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls Asylum (Asylum, #1) by Madeleine Roux Prodigy (Legend, #2) by Marie Lu Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (Scary Stories #1) by Alvin Schwartz Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson Two-Way Street by Lauren Barnholdt Beauty Queens by Libba Bray Gerald's Game by Stephen King Oedipus Rex by Sophocles Great by Sara Benincasa Night (The Night Trilogy, #1) by Elie Wiesel The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger Hamlet by William Shakespeare Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher Sex Criminals #1 Suzie Down in the Quiet by Matt Fraction A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1) by Libba Bray


message 3: by Haley, that weird and awesome person DUH... (last edited Dec 01, 2015 08:10PM) (new)

Haley | 760 comments Mod
Read:15/36

Read a book....
1) You own but haven't read- Altered
2) That turned into a movie
3) You pick solely on cover- Champion
4) Your friend chooses for you-
5) Published this year- The Prey
6) By an author that is new to youMatched
7) By an author you love, but haven't read yet
8) At the bottom of your TBR (to be read) pile
9) Set in a place you've wanted to visit-Such a Pretty Girl
10) You started and never finished-Extras
11) With red on the cover- Erased
12) With a female heroin
13) Set in summer- Catch a Falling Star
14) Of poems
15) That will make you smarter
16) With a blue cover
17) "Everyone" but you has read
18) With a great first line- You Don't Know Me
19) With pictures
20) You loved...read it again
21) Based on a true story- Stones in Water
22) That scares you- Living Dead Girl
23) That is the second book in a series-Where She Went
24) Of short stories
25) That is an authors first novel- The Beginning of Everything
26) You can finish in a day- The Giver
27) That is funny-It's All Your Fault
28) That was published the year you were born
29) Originally written in a different language
30) That takes place in your hometown/somewhere you've lived

BONUS:
1) A memoir
2) A classic
3) A play
4) A banned book
5) A graphic novel
6) A genre you wouldn't normally choose


message 4: by Olivia (new)

Olivia (croft) | 1330 comments haley (THE AMAZING ONE) :D wrote: "Read:3/36

Read a book....
1) You own but haven't read
2) That turned into a movie
3) You pick solely on cover- Champion
4) Your friend chooses for you-
5) Published this year
6) By..."


i probly didnt even read any of those books that there on the list, cause i got tons of other books that i gotta finished 1st.


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Haley | 760 comments Mod
those are categories not books and i am sure many of your books will fit into at least one of them.


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Olivia (croft) | 1330 comments haley (THE AMAZING ONE) :D wrote: "those are categories not books and i am sure many of your books will fit into at least one of them."
oh ok that is fine. cause i thought those are book titals that on that list that here, type of thing.


message 7: by Protyasha (last edited Apr 13, 2015 01:26AM) (new)

Protyasha Roy (protyasharoy) | 23 comments Read:20/36
1) You own but haven't read
2) That turned into a movieBeautiful Creatures
3) You pick solely on coverThe Hooker and the Hermit
4) Your friend chooses for youCinder
5) Published this yearConfess
6) By an author that is new to youThe Ghost and the Goth
7) By an author you love, but haven't read yetNever Never
8) At the bottom of your TBR (to be read) pile
9) Set in a place you've wanted to visitHearts of Fire
10) You started and never finishedFriend-Zoned
11) With red on the coverBe My Hero
12) With a female heroinSins & Needles
13) Set in summer
14) Of poems
15) That will make you smarterNeanderthal Seeks Human
16) With a blue coverJust One Wish
17) "Everyone" but you has readThe Boyfriend Thief
18) With a great first line
19) With pictures
20) You loved...read it againLove Thy Neighbour
21) Based on a true story
22) That scares you
23) That is the second book in a seriesBetter
24) Of short storiesShiver: 13 Sexy Tales of Humor and Horror
25) That is an authors first novelMayhem
26) You can finish in a daySix of Hearts
27) That is funnyTroubles and Treats
28) That was published the year you were born
29) Originally written in a different language
30) That takes place in your hometown/somewhere you've lived
BONUS:
1) A memoir
2) A classic
3) A play
4) A banned book
5) A graphic novel
6) A genre you wouldn't normally chooseThe Heist


message 8: by Olivia (new)

Olivia (croft) | 1330 comments Princecharming263 wrote: "1) You own but haven't read
2) That turned into a movie
3) You pick solely on cover
4) Your friend chooses for you
5) Published this year
6) By an author that is new to you
7) By an author you love..."


wow that is one long, long list that there. are we suppose to pick out any books, that on that list that up there?


message 9: by Haley, that weird and awesome person DUH... (new)

Haley | 760 comments Mod
It sucks when u dont have any time to read!!!


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Olivia (croft) | 1330 comments haley (THE AMAZING ONE) :D wrote: "It sucks when u dont have any time to read!!!"

yeah ikr. the only time, i get to read is on my weekend, and on my evening time. on my normal days, i have to do my school work.


message 11: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (cloaknquill) I know I've been so busy I hardly get to read


message 12: by Olivia (new)

Olivia (croft) | 1330 comments Elizabeth wrote: "I know I've been so busy I hardly get to read"

yeah ikr tell me about it. maybe when u guys out there, have your weekend, all of u can have some reading time, that out there..


message 13: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (cloaknquill) Olivia wrote: "Elizabeth wrote: "I know I've been so busy I hardly get to read"

yeah ikr tell me about it. maybe when u guys out there, have your weekend, all of u can have some reading time, that out there.."


I work weekends long hours from friday to monday. Tuesday and Thursday i have school from 10 am to 9pm, wednesday is my only day off and thats when i see my boyfriend. Sometimes we read together but not since we are now planning to move.


message 14: by Olivia (new)

Olivia (croft) | 1330 comments Elizabeth wrote: "Olivia wrote: "Elizabeth wrote: "I know I've been so busy I hardly get to read"

yeah ikr tell me about it. maybe when u guys out there, have your weekend, all of u can have some reading time, that..."


wow that sound like a really busy day that u got out there. mine day is i still gotta help my father move, our stuff to our new places, somwhere in between i gotta work on my school work that i still need to finished, that here and there. the only time i get to read is in my evening and on my weekend.. speaking of moveing hope it goes well out there Elizabeth.


message 15: by Bethany (last edited Jun 08, 2015 11:35AM) (new)

Bethany Read:9/36

Read a book....
1) You own but haven't read: Black Ice
2) That turned into a movie
3) You pick solely on cover
4) Your friend chooses for you The Institute
5) Published this year Pretty Little Werewolf
6) By an author that is new to you Neverland
7) By an author you love, but haven't read yet
8) At the bottom of your TBR (to be read) pile
9) Set in a place you've wanted to visit
10) You started and never finished
11) With red on the cover Cruel Beauty
12) With a female heroin Homegrown Terror
13) Set in summer
14) Of poems
15) That will make you smarter
16) With a blue cover
17) "Everyone" but you has read
18) With a great first line
19) With pictures
20) You loved...read it again To Catch a Pirate
21) Based on a true story
22) That scares you
23) That is the second book in a series
24) Of short stories
25) That is an authors first novel Joshua's Island
26) You can finish in a day
27) That is funny
28) That was published the year you were born
29) Originally written in a different language
30) That takes place in your hometown/somewhere you've lived

BONUS:
1) A memoir
2) A classic
3) A play
4) A banned book
5) A graphic novel Naruto, Vol. 01: The Tests of the Ninja
6) A genre you wouldn't normally choose


message 16: by Olivia (new)

Olivia (croft) | 1330 comments Bethany wrote: "Read:1/36

Read a book....
1) You own but haven't read: Black Ice
2) That turned into a movie
3) You pick solely on cover
4) Your friend chooses for you
5) Published this year
6) By..."


that is like a whole list of diff books, that on there. is that a list, that we are suppose to fill out that on there?


message 17: by Bethany (new)

Bethany Olivia wrote: "Bethany wrote: "Read:1/36

Read a book....
1) You own but haven't read: Black Ice
2) That turned into a movie
3) You pick solely on cover
4) Your friend chooses for you
5) Published..."


I think you can read any young adult that fits into the category. You follow the list and pick books according to it. Like choose a book because the cover is attractive and then you will have done #3.


message 18: by Olivia (new)

Olivia (croft) | 1330 comments Bethany wrote: "Olivia wrote: "Bethany wrote: "Read:1/36

Read a book....
1) You own but haven't read: Black Ice
2) That turned into a movie
3) You pick solely on cover
4) Your friend chooses for y..."


ok i will check it out the book list that on there soon. what kind of books is everyone reading out there?


message 19: by Bethany (new)

Bethany Olivia wrote: "Bethany wrote: "Olivia wrote: "Bethany wrote: "Read:1/36

Read a book....
1) You own but haven't read: Black Ice
2) That turned into a movie
3) You pick solely on cover
4) Your frie..."



I read anything young adult for the most part. I think I'm tackling the Talon series next.
Talon


message 20: by Olivia (new)

Olivia (croft) | 1330 comments Bethany wrote: "Olivia wrote: "Bethany wrote: "Olivia wrote: "Bethany wrote: "Read:1/36

Read a book....
1) You own but haven't read: Black Ice
2) That turned into a movie
3) You pick solely on cov..."


that cool. what that book there about? is it worth reading out there?


message 21: by Jalia (new)

Jalia Dews | 1 comments Read a book....
1)You own but haven't read:Zodiac
2)That turned into a movie:The Color Purple
3)You pick solely on cover:Flags of Our Fathers
4)Your friend chooses for you:C I N
5)Published this year
6)By an author that is new to you:A Bone to Pick
7)By an author you love, but haven't read yet:Clash of Kings
8)At the bottom of your TBR (to be read) pile:The Picture of Dorian Gray
9)Set in a place you've wanted to visit:Cleopatra
10)You started and never finished:Ashes
11)With red on the cover:A Taste of Power
12)With a female heroin:Soulless
13)Set in summer:Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
14)Of poems:
15)That will make you smarter:Executions In America
16)With a blue cover:Blue is For Nightmares
17)"Everyone" but you has read:The Fault In Our Stars
18)With a great first line:The Knife of Never Letting Go
19)With pictures:
20)You loved...read it again:Buffy-Tales of the Slayer Vol. 1
21)Based on a true story:The Collaborator of Bethlehem
22)That scares you:Anna Dressed in Blood
23) That is the second book in a series:The Mark of Athena
24) Of short stories:
25) That is an authors first novel:
26) You can finish in a day
27) That is funny:Revenge of the Homecoming Queen
28) That was published the year you were born:
29) Originally written in a different language:
30) That takes place in your hometown/somewhere you've lived:

BONUS:
1) A memoir:
2) A classic:Pride and Prejudice
3) A play:Macbeth
4) A banned book
5) A graphic novel:Ultimate X-Men
6) A genre you wouldn't normally choose:Jekel Loves Hyde


message 22: by Olivia (new)

Olivia (croft) | 1330 comments Jalia wrote: "Read a book....
1)You own but haven't read:Zodiac
2)That turned into a movie:The Color Purple
3)You pick solely on cover:Flags of Our Fathers
4)Your friend chooses for you:C I N
5)Published this ye..."


is that all the diff books that on the book shelf that out there?


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Haley | 760 comments Mod
looking good everyone...


message 24: by Hallie (new)

Hallie (inkyhallie) Start: January 2015
End: December 2015

Read: /36

Read a book....
1) You own but haven't read-
2) That turned into a movie
3) You pick solely on cover- The Ring, Volume 0
4) Your friend chooses for you- The Book of TomorrowThe Giver
5) Published this year
6) By an author that is new to you- The Book of Tomorrow
7) By an author you love, but haven't read yet
8) At the bottom of your TBR (to be read) pile-
9) Set in a place you've wanted to visit
10) You started and never finished- ((This isn't applicable to me))
11) With red on the cover- The Ring, Volume 0
12) With a female heroin-City of Lost Souls
13) Set in summer
14) Of poems
15) That will make you smarter- Jane Eyre
16) With a blue cover
17) "Everyone" but you has read
18) With a great first line
19) With pictures
20) You loved...read it again
21) Based on a true story
22) That scares you
23) That is the second book in a series
24) Of short stories- The Thirteen Problems
25) That is an authors first novel
26) You can finish in a day- ((Every book I've read this year))
27) That is funny- Bone, Vol. 3: Eyes of the Storm
28) That was published the year you were born
29) Originally written in a different language
30) That takes place in your hometown/somewhere you've lived

BONUS:
1) A memoir
2) A classic- Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights
3) A play
4) A banned book
5) A graphic novel- Bone, Vol. 3: Eyes of the Storm
6) A genre you wouldn't normally choose- Beyond the Absurd


message 25: by Ariana, Smashing Pumpkins ~ Head Librarian (last edited Nov 08, 2015 04:48PM) (new)

Ariana | 634 comments Mod
Read: 13/36

1) You own but haven't read - Fahrenheit 451
2) That turned into a movie - The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
3) You pick solely on cover - The Knife of Never Letting Go
4) Your friend chooses for you - Frankenstein
5) Published this year - Half Wild
6) By an author that is new to you - Paper Towns
7) By an author u love, but haven't read yet - Two Boys Kissing
8) At the bottom of your TBR (to be read) pile - The Good German
9) Set in a place you've wanted to visit - The Picture of Dorian Gray
10) You started and never finished - Gracefully Grayson
11) With red or orange on the cover - Half Bad
12) With a female heroin - The Book Thief
13) Set in summer - Atonement
14) Of poems - The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
15) That will make you smarter - The Hobbit
16) With a blue cover - Boy Meets Boy
17) "Everyone" but you has read - Dracula
18) With a great first line - The Phantom of the Opera
19) With pictures - A Stolen Life
20) You loved...read it again - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
21) Based on a true story - Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
22) That scares you - Cujo
23) That is the second book in a series -
24) Of short stories - Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales
25) That is an authors first novel - Smart
26) You can finish in a day - Dragon's Bait
27) That is funny - How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You
28) That was published the year you were born - The Shadow of the Wind
29) Originally written in a different language - Crime and Punishment
30) Takes place in your hometown/somewhere you've lived - Of Mice and Men

BONUS
1) A memoir - Memoirs of a Geisha
2) A classic - A Tale of Two Cities
3) A play - The Diary of Anne Frank: And Related Readings
4) A banned book - The Night Circus
5) A graphic novel - Tokyo Ghoul
6) A genre you wouldn't normally choose - Eleanor and Park

BOOKS:
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1) by Patrick Ness Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Half Wild (The Half Bad Trilogy, #2) by Sally Green Paper Towns by John Green Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan The Good German by Joseph Kanon The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky Half Bad (The Half Bad Trilogy, #1) by Sally Green The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Atonement by Ian McEwan The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Bonded Leather Edition) by Edgar Allan Poe The Hobbit (Middle-Earth Universe) by J.R.R. Tolkien Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan Dracula by Bram Stoker The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling Unbroken A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand Cujo by Stephen King Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm Smart by Kim Slater Dragon's Bait by Vivian Vande Velde How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You by Matthew Inman The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #1) by Carlos Ruiz Zafón Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens The Diary of Anne Frank And Related Readings by Frances Goodrich The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Tokyo Ghoul (Tokyo Ghoul, #1) by Sui Ishida Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell


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Olivia (croft) | 1330 comments haley (THE AMAZING ONE) :D wrote: "."

wow that is one long list of books there.


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