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message 1: by Anna (last edited Nov 27, 2015 02:06AM) (new)

Anna Shelby ☕ (annbau) Reading Challenge 2015



1. A book with more than 500 pages: Die Verfluchten
2. A Classic Romance: Outlander
3. A book that became a movie: The Book Thief
4. A book published this year: A Darker Shade of Magic
5. A book with a number in the title: Monument 14
6. A book written by someone under 30: Young Elites
7. A book with nonhuman characters: The Rule of Thoughts
8. A funny book: 50 Shames of Earl Grey
9. A book by a female author: Captive Prince: Volume One
10. A mystery or thriller: Memnoch der Teufel
11. A book with a one word title: Blackout
12. A book you read as a teenager: Am Abgrund
13. A book set in a different country: The Kill Order
14. A nonfiction book: Spielball Erde: Machtkämpfe im Klimawandel
15. A popular author's first book: Ready Player One
16. A book from an author you love that you haven't read yet: Anubis
17. A book a friend recommended: Little Brother
18. A Pulizer Prize-winning book: All the Light We Cannot See
19. A book based on a true story: To Kill a Mockingbird
20. A book at the bottom of your TBR: We Were Liars
21. A book your mum loves:
22. A book that made you happy: The Lollipop Shoes
23. A book more than 100 years old: Die Dame mit den Kamelien
24. A book based entirely on its cover: Chocolat
25. A book you were supposed to read in school but didn't: Deutschland das Wintermärchen
26. A memoir:
27. A book you can't finish in a day: American Gods
28. A book with antonyms in the title: The Walking Dead, Vol. 01: Days Gone Bye
29. A book set somewhere you've always wanted to visit: Eine Kurze Geschichte Der Zeit
30. A book that came out the year you were born:
31. A book with bad reviews:
32. A trilogy: Prince of Thorns et al
33. A book from your childhood:
34. A book with a love triangle: Alienated
35. A book set in the future: The Eye of Minds
36. A book set in high school: Paper Towns
37. A book with a color in the title:
38: A book that made you cry: A Monster Calls
39. A book with magic: The Name of the Wind
40. A graphic novel: Saga, Volume 1
41. A book by an author you've never read before: The Book of Lost Things
42. A book you own but have never read: The Hunger Games
43. A book that takes place in your hometown: The Idiot
44. A book that was originally written in a different language: The Ocean at the End of the Lane
45. A book set during Christmas: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
46. A book written by an author with your same initials: Splintered
47. A play: Anything Shakepeare
48. A book with same sex relationships: Will Grayson, Will Grayson
49. A book based on or turned into a TV Show
50. A book you started but never finished: Das Orakel der Heilerin


message 2: by Anna (last edited Jun 22, 2015 12:43AM) (new)

Anna Shelby ☕ (annbau) Buddyread June -Catch-22 - dropped


message 3: by Anna (last edited Jul 20, 2015 11:56AM) (new)

Anna Shelby ☕ (annbau) Inofficial TBR-Twin read June - The Time Traveler's Wife - reading buddy failed


message 4: by Anna (last edited Sep 21, 2015 10:36AM) (new)

Anna Shelby ☕ (annbau) Summer Months Zodiac Challenge

Aries - entrepreneur, soldier, rescue worker; in the fields of government and politics, television, or recreation. -> Slip
Taurus - accountant, educator, engineer, lawyer, designer, landscaper, chef -> The Little Android
Gemini - stockbroker, switchboard operator, technical support, teacher, architect, machine operator, rescue worker. -> The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Cancer - gardener, social worker, childcare, human resources, lawyer, teacher, CEO, soldier. -> To Kill a Mocking Bird
Leo - CEO, performer, tour guide, real estate agent, interior decorator, fashion designer, government, salesperson. -> Flip
Virgo - editor/writer, teacher, critic, technician, translator, detective, statistician. -> Glitches
Libra - diplomat, dancer, salesperson, host, negotiator, travel agent, supervisor. -> Gunner Skale
Scorpio - detective, lawyer, educator, scientist, surgeon, physicist. -> Grip
Sagittarius - minister, animal trainer, editor, public relations, coach, anything having to do with travel. -> We Were Liars
Capricorn - manager, administrator, editor, banker, IT, or anything science-related. -> The Rule of Thoughts
Aquarius - scientist, inventor, organic farmer, aviator, designer, musician. -> Rise of the Wolf
Pisces - artist, nurse, physical therapist, philanthropist, veterinarian, psychologist. -> The Idiot

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message 5: by Anna (new)

Anna Shelby ☕ (annbau) Hey!
Yes, exactly :) It doesnt have to be only the main character, relevant side characters count in as well.

I will try to read a book for each sign from July till September. Wanna join in?


message 6: by Anna (new)

Anna Shelby ☕ (annbau) Cool :) Feel free to post your list and updates here or we can create a "Quarterly Challenge" and see if anyone else wants to join in?


message 7: by Anna (new)

Anna Shelby ☕ (annbau) October Buddy Read - The Fault in Our Stars


message 8: by Anna (last edited Nov 25, 2015 08:44AM) (new)

Anna Shelby ☕ (annbau) Winter Challenge - Oscars

1. The three movies that won the most Oscars were Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, Titanic and Ben-Hur with 11 statuettes each.
Read a book that has won multiple literary awards or a book in which a competition plays an important part -> Rage of Lions

2. The individual who was awarded the most total Oscars in their lifetime was Walt Disney, who walked away with 22 wins and 4 honorary ones.
Read a book spanning a character's lifetime or read a book that has inspired a Walt Disney film -> Elon Musk: Inventing the Future

3. There are three Best Picture winners with running times longer than three and a half hours - Gone With the Wind, Lawrence of Arabia and Ben-Hur
Read a book over 500 pages or read a classic

4. The youngest ever actress to win an Oscar was Tatum O'Neal who was 10 years old when she won the Best Supporting Actress award for Paper Moon
Read a book with a child protagonist or read a book where a character's wildest dream comes true -> The Name of the Wind

5. There are only two sequels that have won best picture - The Godfather Part 2 and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Read a book that is part of a series or read a book by an author you've read before -> Die Verfluchten

6. The first posthumous Oscar winner was Sidney Howard, the 1939 winner for the screenplay of Gone with the Wind
Read a book by an author that is dead or in which the main character deals with death -> Emperor of Thorns

7. The most Oscar-nominated family is the Newmans with 88 nominations between them.
Read a book about family or read a book whose author is related to another writer ->The Sin Eater’s Daughter

8. The very first Academy Awards Ceremony was held in 1929.
Read a book set in the 1920s or read an author's debut novel -> Captive Prince: Volume One


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