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message 1: by Michelle (last edited Jan 13, 2016 07:58PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments My Challenges :D
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message 2: by Michelle (last edited Dec 22, 2017 01:48PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments More Challenges :D
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message 3: by Michelle (last edited Dec 22, 2017 01:50PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments More
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message 4: by Michelle (last edited Jan 21, 2017 02:56PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments My Challenges:

New 2 U Authors 2016
01/16-12/16
Total Books: 43
Level: Come What May
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The Sound of Music Round 1
24/09/15
Maestro = All 26 letters
60/60

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Yoga & Meditation - Reading Challenge
24/09/15 - ???
Serious Student (26+)
100/100

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~ Volcanoes of the World: An A-Z Challenge ~
Round 1
Duration: 24/09/2015 - ???
Level: Vehement Volcanologist = 21-26 letters.
49/49

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message 5: by Michelle (last edited Apr 30, 2017 07:54PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments Volcanoes of the World Cont.
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Choose Your Own Adventure
ASTRONOMY (Finished)
Duration: 04/01-08/14
Cosmonaut : 25+ books
Spell It Out (44/44)

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Choose Your Own Adventure: Going Green

Duration: 08/14-Feb 2017
Wind Power : 25+ books
Green Spell-it-Out (28/28)

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message 6: by Michelle (last edited Jun 30, 2017 10:07PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments Choose Your Own Adventure: Big Bang Theory
Option 3: Spell-it-Out* Episode Titles
March 2017 - March 2018
Aim: Sheldon -25+ books
Current Level: Penny: 2-3 books
20/32

The Peanut Reaction (8/14)
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The Hamburger Postulate (12/18)
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message 8: by Michelle (last edited Jun 30, 2017 08:39PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments Cleaning out the TBR Closet 2017
19/30
Goal: 30 books that have been on my TBR from 2014-2016


The Midnight Star (The Young Elites, #3) by Marie Lu Escape to Ash Island (Generation Havoc #1) by J.H. Lucas Self-Esteem for Teens Six Principles for Creating the Life You Want by Lisa M. Schab Every Day (Every Day, #1) by David Levithan Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1) by Rachel Hawkins A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater Opal (Lux, #3) by Jennifer L. Armentrout Risuko A Kunoichi Tale (Seasons of the Sword #1) by David Kudler Uglies (Uglies, #1) by Scott Westerfeld We Awaken by Calista Lynne The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky Don't Look Back by Jennifer L. Armentrout Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon The Fairy Boy of Calton Hill (The Fairy Boy Chronicles, #1) by Sean-Paul Thomas Delirium (Delirium, #1) by Lauren Oliver Visions (The Mystical Encounter #1) by Kimberly Readnour Glow (Sky Chasers, #1) by Amy Kathleen Ryan


message 9: by Michelle (last edited Apr 30, 2017 08:03PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments Decades Challenge 2017
Duration: January 7, 2017 to January 8, 2018
Level I = 70 books.

16/70

Read one (1) book for years 2006 to 2013, then the corresponding ending number for 2014 to 2017.

In Progress:
2017: (3/17) (view spoiler)
2016: (6/16) (view spoiler)
2015: (1/15) (view spoiler)
2014: (2/14)(view spoiler)
2009: (0/1)
2008: (0/1)
2007: (0/1)
2006: (0/1)

Completed:
2012: (1/1) (view spoiler)
2011: (1/1) (view spoiler)
2010: (1/1) (view spoiler)
2013: (1/1) (view spoiler)


message 10: by Michelle (last edited Jan 21, 2017 02:44PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments ~ All About Audiobooks: A Reading Via Your Ears Challenge ~

Jan 2017-Dec 2017
Director: 25-30 books
Option One - Freestyle:
(1/30)


◈ Female Narrator
Divergent 01/21

◈ Male Narrator

◈ Duets
The Midnight Star 01/06

◈ Full Cast

◈ Dramatizations
An abridged audiobook with background music/noises like the “old school” radio plays.

◈ Celebrity Narrator
When searching, audible.com is calling this their “A-List Collection.”

◈ New-to-Me Narrator

◈ Favourite Narrator

◈ Volunteer Narrator
Such as those used on librivox.org

◈ Less Than 3 Hours

◈ Between 3 - 5 Hours

◈ More Than 5 Hours to 9.9 Hours

◈ 10 Hours to 14.9 Hours

◈ 15 Hours to 19.9 Hours

◈ 20 Hours to 24.9 Hours


◈ 25 Hours to 29.9 Hours

◈ 30 Hours to 34.9 Hours
A Game of Thrones 33:52:08 (H O L L Y ! !)
◈ 35 Hours to 39.9 Hours

◈ 40 Hours and Beyond – or a Trilogy!

◈ In-Sync Multimedia

◈ Digital Downloads Freebies
Keep it legal! Public libraries using OverDrive Media Console, or Bolinda Audio (BorrowBox), or OneClickDigital downloads. There are also free sites like:
librivox.org
Project Gutenberg Audio Books Project
audiobooksync.com - scheduled release dates
...Audiobooksync has free audiobooks over the Northern Hemisphere’s summer.

◈ Doing it “Old School”
Use audiobook CDs, or cassette, or even LPs or 8-Track-Tapes.

◈ Planes, Trains, or Automobiles with an Audiobook

◈ Multitasking! Listening on My Portable Music Player (PMP) Audiobook

◈ Audie Award Nominees and Winners
You be the judge. Try an audiobook that has been nominated or won an Audie – any category counts – and lists may be found at audiopub.org (look to the right of the screen for past years).

◈ Recommended by Others

◈ BOM via Audiobook

◈ “Buddy Read” via Audiobook

◈ Classic Read

◈ Re-Read a Favourite


message 11: by Michelle (last edited Apr 30, 2017 10:31PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments New 2 U Authors 2017
01/17-12/17
Total Books: 5
Devil May Care = 20 or more!


Escape to Ash Island (Generation Havoc #1) by J.H. Lucas Self-Esteem for Teens Six Principles for Creating the Life You Want by Lisa M. Schab Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth Tramp Life Part 1 of the Pearly James Chronicles by Tony Telford Ida by Alison Evans Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1) by Rachel Hawkins Lessons in Falling by Diana Gallagher A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin Hide and Seek by Jakayla Toney The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater Risuko A Kunoichi Tale (Seasons of the Sword #1) by David Kudler We Awaken by Calista Lynne A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft


message 12: by Michelle (last edited Apr 30, 2017 08:26PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments Love Quote Mad Libs
2/11/17 - 2/11/18
Elizabeth Bennett & Mr. Darcy: Complete all 6 Options
Options: 0/7
16/28

OPTION 1:

✔verb Falling -Lessons in Falling
part of the body [the invisible hand]
part of the body
✔adjective Game -A Game of Thrones

OPTION 2:

✔noun Hex Hall -Hex
✔noun (plural) The Raven Boys -Boys
✔noun Opal
✔verb Hide and Seek -Hide

Option 2:
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OPTION 3:

✔preposition At the Mountains of Madness -at
✔noun Death of a Salesman -death
✔adverb A Long Way Home -long
adverb

OPTION 4:

part of the body
part of the body
✔verb We Awaken -awaken
✔group of people Uglies

OPTION 5

number
✔verb Don't Look Back -look
part of the body
✔noun Risuko: A Kunoichi Tale -tale

OPTION 6

✔noun Everything, Everything
✔plant The Perks of Being a Wallflower -wallflower
✔person Carrie
adjective


message 13: by Michelle (last edited Feb 11, 2017 06:09AM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments 50 States Challenge
02/11/2017 - 02/11/2018
0/25-50

Completed:
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Alabama (AL)
Alaska (AK)
Arizona (AZ)
Arkansas (AR)
California (CA)
Colorado (CO)
Connecticut (CT)
Delaware (DE)
Florida (FL)
Georgia (GA)
Hawaii (HI)
Idaho (ID)
Illinois (IL)
Indiana (IN)
Iowa (IA)
Kansas (KS)
Kentucky (KY)
Louisiana (LA)
Maine (ME)
Maryland (MD)
Massachusetts (MA)
Michigan (MI)
Minnesota (MN)
Mississippi (MS)
Missouri (MO)
Montana (MT)
Nebraska (NE)
Nevada (NV)
New Hampshire (NH)
New Jersey (NJ)
New Mexico (NM)
New York (NY) -Lessons in Falling
North Carolina (NC)
North Dakota (ND)
Ohio (OH)
Oklahoma (OK)
Oregon (OR)
Pennsylvania (PA)
Rhode Island (RI)
South Carolina (SC)
South Dakota (SD)
Tennessee (TN)
Texas (TX)
Utah (UT)
Vermont (VT)
Virginia (VA)
Washington (WA)
West Virginia (WV)
Wisconsin (WI)
Wyoming (WY)


message 14: by Michelle (last edited Feb 11, 2017 06:17AM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments ~ Antonym Challenge ~
2/11/17 - 2/11/18
Hard = 22 – 30 books
0/22-30

Pair 1
1. Falling Lessons in Falling
2.

Pair 2


message 15: by Michelle (last edited Dec 15, 2017 02:42PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments Michelle's Weekly Reads Tracking: Week One -July 16-22nd
[read] [goals]
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Michelle's Weekly Reads Tracking: Week Two -July 23-29th
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Michelle's Weekly Reads Tracking: Week Three-July 30- August 5th
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Michelle's Weekly Reads Tracking: Week Four-Oct 5-Oct 14
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Michelle's Weekly Reads Tracking: Week Five Dec. 10-Dec. 14
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message 16: by Michelle (last edited Dec 22, 2017 01:17PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments Michelle's Weekly Reads Tracking: Week Six Dec. 15-Dec. 21

TBR: The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #5) by Rick Riordan Since You Asked by Maurene Goo Bookishly Ever After (Ever After, #1) by Isabel Bandeira The Merciless by Danielle Vega Rosemary's Baby (Rosemary's Baby, #1) by Ira Levin The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1) by J.R.R. Tolkien


(12/16: Main Goal: Since You Asked
Rosemary's Baby-14 pages The Fellowship of the Ring-25 pages Since You Asked-25 pages
Goal: 205 Read: 64)

12/17: Main Goal: Since You Asked
Since You Asked-166
Goal: 205 Read: 166

12/18: Main Goal: The Merciless
The Merciless-15 pages
Goal: 205 Read: 15

12/19: Main Goal: The Merciless
Bookishly Ever After-3%
Goal: 205 Read: 11

12/20: Main Goal: Percy Jackson & Since You Asked
Rosemary's Baby-10 pages
Goal: 205 Read: 10

12/21: Main Goal: Percy Jackson & Since You Asked
The Merciless-250 pages
Goal: 205 Read: 250

New Goal
12/22: Main Goal: Since You Asked

Goal: 106 Read:

12/23: Main Goal: Since You Asked

Goal: 106 Read:

Books Read: Main Goal: Since You Asked & The Merciless
Since You Asked by Maurene Goo The Merciless

Pages Read: Goal: 1,230 pages
516


message 17: by Michelle (last edited Aug 01, 2017 02:35PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments Stuck in a Rut Challenge
8/1/17-8/1/18
Die-Hard - Complete all 3 tasks


Rules: No re-reads, you can use any media (audio, ebook, graphic novel, book, etc.)

TASK ONE: A Mix of Old and New
* Read 1 X complete Trilogy
* Read 2 X books that have your Favorite Color on the cover
* Read 3 X books from your Favorite Author/s
* Read 4 X Different New to You Authors
* Read 5 X Different Genres

TASK TWO: Books of All Sizes
* Read 2 X Short Stories (Less than 100 pages)
* Read 2 X Novella's (Less than 200 pages)
* Read 2 X Novels (200-400 pages)
* Read 2 X Chunky books (More than 400 pages)

TASK THREE:
* Read a complete series from book 1 through to the last published book at the time of the challenge


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Michelle | 465 comments Bookshelf Discovery Challenge
Bookshelf
Calls

Week 1: Jan 1-Jan 7 R4C5

Book: Endurance
Date:

Week 2: Jan 8-Jan 14 R3C3
Book: The Book of Ivy
Date: Jan 17

Week 3: Jan 15-Jan 21
Book: The Merciless II: The Exorcism of Sofia Flores
Date:

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Michelle | 465 comments Readathons

jan 19-20


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Michelle | 465 comments 2019 Netgalley Challenges

January
How many books on your NetGalley shelf: 11
What your Netgalley feedback ratio is: 76%

What books are on your NG shelf:
Bookishly Ever After (Ever After, #1) by Isabel Bandeira Unicorn Tracks by Julia Ember Another Postcard (Stone Butterfly Rockstars Book 1) by Elle Christensen Falsies (The Makeup Series, #1) by Olive East The Business of Writing Practical Insights for Independent, Hybrid, and Traditionally Published Authors by Kim Iverson Headlee Paramnesia The Deadish Chronicles by Brian Wilkinson Furyborn (Empirium, #1) by Claire Legrand Save the Date by Morgan Matson The House of One Thousand Eyes by Michelle Barker #FashionVictim by Amina Akhtar Havoc by Jane Higgins


New

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Reviewed
Furyborn (Empirium, #1) by Claire Legrand

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Michelle | 465 comments A Sign of the Times Reading Challenge: Chinese Zodiac Edition
Restarting in 2019
17/1/19-17/1/20
2/56 (+adjs)


January-Rabbit (2/6)
R
A
B
B The Book of Ivy
I The Irresistible Introvert: Harness the Power of Quiet Charisma in a Loud World
T

February-Dragon
March-Snake
April-Horse
May-Adjective+Sheep
June-Monkey
July-Rooster
August-Adjective+Dog
September-Adjective+Pig
October-Adjective+Rat
November-Adjective+Ox
December-Tiger


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Michelle | 465 comments A Sing of the Times

Restarting in 2019
17/1/19-17/1/20
2/77


December 23 to January 22 - Capricorn
C
A
P
R
I The Irresistible Introvert: Harness the Power of Quiet Charisma in a Loud World 17/1
C
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January 20 to February 19 - Aquarius
A
Q
U
A
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I The Book of Ivy Ivy 17/1
U
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February 20 to March 20 - Pisces
P
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March 20 to April 20 - Aries
A
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April 21 to May 20 - Taurus
T
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May 21 to June 21 - Gemini
G
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June 22 to July 22 - Cancer
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July 23 to August 22 - Leo
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August 23 to September 22 - Virgo
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September 23 to October 23 - Libra
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October 24 to November 21 - Scorpio
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November 22 to December 22 - Sagittarius
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message 43: by Michelle (last edited May 27, 2020 03:11PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments netgalley may 2020

How many books on your NetGalley shelf: 28
What your Netgalley feedback ratio is: 63%

What books are on your NG shelf:
Bookishly Ever After (Ever After, #1) by Isabel Bandeira Unicorn Tracks by Julia Ember Another Postcard (Stone Butterfly Rockstars Book 1) by Elle Christensen Falsies (The Makeup Series, #1) by Olive East The Business of Writing Practical Insights for Independent, Hybrid, and Traditionally Published Authors by Kim Iverson Headlee Paramnesia The Deadish Chronicles by Brian Wilkinson The House of One Thousand Eyes by Michelle Barker #FashionVictim by Amina Akhtar Havoc by Jane Higgins Mirror, Mirror by Jen Calonita -Apr 2 Model Behaviour by M.J. Williamz -april 16 Starworld by Audrey Coulthurst -april 16 Play It Again by Aidan Wayne -april 22 Nexus (The Androma Saga #2) by Sasha Alsberg -may 7 The Dead Girl in 2A by Carter Wilson -July 2nd The Gamer's Guide to Getting the Girl by Kristine Scarrow -July 16th One Little Secret by Cate Holahan -July 19th All the Better Part of Me by Molly Ringle -Sep 3 We Are Lost and Found by Helene Dunbar -Sep 3 Jack of Thorns (Inheritance, #1) by Amelia Faulkner -Sep 3 We Used To Be Friends by Amy Spalding -jan 7 Blood Countess (Lady Slayers #1) by Lana Popović -Jan 28 This Train Is Being Held by Ismée Amiel Williams -Feb 11 The Scapegracers (Scapegracers, #1) by Hannah Abigail Clarke -May 12 Cherry Slice by Jennifer Stone -April 2 What Lies Between Us by John Marrs -May 15 What I Like About You by Marisa Kanter -April 7


New
I Killed Zoe Spanos by Kit Frick -july 1


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Reviewed
No Smoke Without Fire by Claire S. Lewis


End of the month
Updated books on your NetGalley shelf: 28
Updated Netgalley feedback ratio is: 64%


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