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message 1: by Carolien (new)

Carolien (carolien_s) | 2044 comments Mod
Tasks:

1 Read a book with a dragon on the cover.
2 If there is a dragon, there should be a knight. Read a book which features knights.
3 One of the most famous of those dragon slayers is St George, the patron saint of Wales. Read a book set in Wales or where the main male character is called George or the author's name or surname is George.
4 Read a book in which dragons are not the only mythical creatures.
5 Dragons play an important role in Chinese culture. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_.... Read a book set in Asia.

Additional criteria:
At least three books must be by female authors.

The rules:
Books must be longer than 150 pages.
Paper, e-books and audio books may be used.
Books read between 1 May 2015 and 31 July 2015 may be used.


message 2: by Carolien (last edited Aug 07, 2015 12:19PM) (new)

Carolien (carolien_s) | 2044 comments Mod
Points:

Janice: 4


message 3: by Janice (last edited Jul 30, 2015 11:28PM) (new)

Janice | 1820 comments Mod
Progress: 4/5


✔ 1 Read a book with a dragon on the cover.
Clariel (Abhorsen, #4) by Garth Nix Clariel by Garth Nix

✔ 2 If there is a dragon, there should be a knight. Read a book which features knights.
Uprooted by Naomi Novik Uprooted by Naomi Novik (Female author)

✔ 3 One of the most famous of those dragon slayers is St George, the patron saint of Wales. Read a book set in Wales or where the main male character is called George or the author's name or surname is George.
The Gland Stealers by Bertram Gayton The Gland Stealers by Bertram Gayton (Protagonist is named George)

✔ 4 Read a book in which dragons are not the only mythical creatures.
Kill Baxter by Charlie Human Kill Baxter by Charlie Human

5 Dragons play an important role in Chinese culture. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_.... Read a book set in Asia.


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