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message 1: by Heidi (last edited Oct 30, 2010 05:56PM) (new)

Heidi Here is the rainbow challenge I mentioned. Hey Bluemoon I stole it from your YA group I hope you don't mind!

1. The book may only be used once. If it has two colors, pick the most dominant and that's the color your reading.

2. It can be any genre.

3. Please post the covers not just the names so we can see the colors of the books. Maybe someone would want to read that too.

4. The challenge is from Nov.1, 2010 - October 31, 2011.

The colors are:

Purple
Pink
Blue
Green
Red
Yellow
Black
Grey/Silver
Brown
White
Gold/Beige


message 2: by [deleted user] (new)

nice. ive seen this challange in a diffrent group im in aswell, but then it was only for a month so i didnt have time to join ;o


message 3: by Heidi (new)

Heidi That is why I made it a year - everyone reads at a different pace!


message 4: by [deleted user] (new)

Im guessing we stick to YA only tho ;p ?


message 5: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Louise wrote: "Im guessing we stick to YA only tho ;p ?"

I put any genre in the rules - but most of my picks so far are YA!


message 6: by [deleted user] (last edited Oct 30, 2010 08:15AM) (new)

;) just making sure ;P


message 7: by Heidi (last edited Feb 18, 2011 08:43AM) (new)

Heidi Purple - Love is Murder (Daytime Mystery, #1) by Linda Palmer -DONE
Pink - Dairy Queen (Dairy Queen, #1) by Catherine Gilbert Murdock -DONE
Blue - Ninth Key (The Mediator, #2) by Meg Cabot - DONE
Green - The Ghosts of Ashbury High (Ashbury/Brookfield, #4) by Jaclyn Moriarty -DONE
Red - Duplicity Dogged the Dachshund The Second Dixie Hemingway Mystery by Blaize Clement -DONE
Yellow - Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta -DONE
Grey/Silver - The Black Cauldron (The Chronicles of Prydain, #2) by Lloyd Alexander -DONE
White - The Boyfriend List 15 Guys, 11 Shrink Appointments, 4 Ceramic Frogs and Me, Ruby Oliver (Ruby Oliver, #1) by E. Lockhart -DONE
Gold/Beige - Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson - DONE
Brown - Under the Jolly Roger Being an Account of the Further Nautical Adventures of Jacky Faber (Bloody Jack, #3) by L.A. Meyer - DONE
Black - Crazy by Han Nolan -DONE


message 8: by Becca (new)

Becca | 1608 comments Purple - Storm Glass (Glass, #1) by Maria V. Snyder
Pink - The Iron Queen (Iron Fey, #3) by Julie Kagawa
Blue - Something, Maybe by Elizabeth Scott
Green - Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2) by Maggie Stiefvater
Red - Wild Magic (Immortals, #1) by Tamora Pierce
Yellow - Spooky Little Girl by Laurie Notaro
Black - Valiant (The Modern Faerie Tales, #2) by Holly Black
Grey/Silver - Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
Brown - The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2) by James Dashner
White - Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
Gold/Beige - North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley


message 9: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Ohhh ohhh ohhh Becca I loved North of Beautiful!


message 10: by Becca (new)

Becca | 1608 comments I know :) That's why it's #6 on my list rather than in the 120's. I'm really excited to read it.


Rachael (pagesofpiper) (piperbunny) Oh cool, you added two new colours :D
I'm gonna have to have a think :)


message 12: by Rachael (pagesofpiper) (last edited Nov 27, 2010 07:37AM) (new)

Rachael (pagesofpiper) (piperbunny) Completed: 3/12

Purple Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1) by Kami Garcia
Pink The Dark Divine (The Dark Divine, #1) by Bree Despain
Blue The Demon's Covenant (The Demon's Lexicon Trilogy, #2) by Sarah Rees Brennan DONE!
Green Tunnels (Tunnels, #1) by Roderick Gordon
Red The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1) by Patrick Ness DONE!
Yellow Dreadnought (H.I.V.E, #4) by Mark Walden
Orange Mortal Engines (The Hungry City Chronicles, #1) by Philip Reeve
Black Claire De Lune by Christine Johnson
Grey/Silver Oryx And Crake by Margaret Atwood
Brown The Forest of Hands and Teeth (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #1) by Carrie Ryan DONE!
White Angel (Angel Trilogy, #1) by L.A. Weatherly
Gold/Beige Graceling (The Seven Kingdoms, #1) by Kristin Cashore


I found brown really hard to do...
I've also added in Orange :)


message 13: by Alyssa (last edited Oct 30, 2010 10:43AM) (new)

Alyssa (shyluck13) | 124 comments Hmmm...
You know something (another thing) I love about Richelle Mead!??! They're all different colors!
Red - Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead
Blue - Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2)  by Richelle Mead
Purple - Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3)  by Richelle Mead
Green - Blood Promise (Vampire Academy, #4) by Richelle Mead
Pink -
Gold/Beige - Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy, #5) by Richelle Mead
Grey/Silver - After by Amy Efaw
Brown - A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1) by Libba Bray
Black - Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong
Orange - Night Star (The Immortals, #5) by Alyson Noel (you forgot to add this color!)
Yellow - Grace by Elizabeth Scott
Pink - Forever by Judy Blume
White - Sticky Fingers by Niki Burnham


message 14: by Becca (new)

Becca | 1608 comments I guess my Orange will be Away Laughing on a Fast Camel Even More Confessions of Georgia Nicolson (Confessions of Georgia Nicolson, #5) by Louise Rennison , which means I'll have to finish #2 and read the others that are before this one :). So much maturiousity, and Goergie!


message 15: by Courtney (last edited Dec 09, 2010 03:48PM) (new)

Courtney (cklueh) Read the Rainbow Challenge
Duration: Nov.1, 2010 - Sept 30. 2011
8/13 COMPLETE

Purple: The Princess Trap
Pink: The Princess Plot
Blue: Stargirl FINISHED 12/8/10
Green
Red: Raintree: Inferno FINISHED 11/5/10
Orange: The Candidates FINISHED 11/15/10
Yellow: Bit the Jackpot FINISHED 11/12/10
Black: Incarceron FINISHED 11/9/10
Grey/Silver: The Replacement FINISHED 11/1/10
Brown: Tempting Danger FINISHED 11/23/10
White: Almost to Die For
Gold/Beige: Revelations FINISHED 11/3/10
BONUS-Rainbow: Pretty Little Mistakes
The Princess Trap (Scandia, #2) by Kirsten Boie The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff Bit the Jackpot (Vegas Vampires, #2) by Erin McCarthy The Candidates (Delcroix Academy, #1) by Inara Scott Pretty Little Mistakes A Do-Over Novel by Heather McElhatton Revelations (Blue Bloods, #3) by Melissa de la Cruz Incarceron (Incarceron, #1) by Catherine Fisher Raintree Inferno by Linda Howard Tempting Danger by Eileen Wilks The Princess Plot (Scandia, #1) by Kirsten Boie Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli Queen of Babble (Queen of Babble, #1) by Meg Cabot


message 16: by Kurukka (last edited Mar 07, 2011 05:06PM) (new)

Kurukka Sounds pretty fun, I'm in!

01. Purple
Evermore (The Immortals, #1) by Alyson Noel

02. Pink
Forever by Judy Blume

03. Blue [DONE]
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

04. Green
Everlost (Skinjacker, #1) by Neal Shusterman

05. Red
Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

06. Yellow
On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

07. Orange [DONE]
The Ring of Solomon (Bartimaeus #4) by Jonathan Stroud

08. Black
La Mécanique du coeur by Mathias Malzieu

09. Grey/Silver [DONE]
The Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking, #2) by Patrick Ness

10. Brown
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

11. White [DONE]
Noughts & Crosses (Noughts & Crosses, #1) by Malorie Blackman

12. Gold/Beige [DONE]
North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley


message 17: by Becca (new)

Becca | 1608 comments Cecilia, I'm excited for you to read Everlost. It's one of my faves in YA lit. The second one is even better than the first, and that's saying something. Love it!


message 18: by Kurukka (new)

Kurukka I'll let you know my thoughts about it, it will probably be one of first I'll read for the challenge, the synopsis is really entertaining !


message 19: by Rachael (pagesofpiper) (last edited Oct 30, 2010 03:39PM) (new)

Rachael (pagesofpiper) (piperbunny) Cécilia, have you never read Noughts and Crosses before? I'm so happy you're reading that books :)

Catherine: But I promise that to me, they are the colors they look to be. Maybe I'm color blind in real life.

I found that too, my library seems to have loads of different editions for books, which are different colours :) But I kept looking at the books thinking is that really pink?


message 20: by Kurukka (new)

Kurukka I've wanted to read Noughts and Crosses for a long time too but I add so many books to my tbr pile that I forget the most ancient I added. This challenge is a good thing because the books I marked will be my priority now ! :)


Rachael (pagesofpiper) (piperbunny) Yay! I'm a newcomer to the series too. Can't wait to read what you think :)


message 22: by Heidi (last edited Oct 31, 2010 11:17AM) (new)

Heidi Piper you are right. I meant to to end 10-31-11! I will change it. Thanks :) p.s. super glad to see so many Chaos Walking triology books and North of Beautiful mentioned!


Rachael (pagesofpiper) (piperbunny) This will be awesome, thanks for making the group thread :D


message 24: by Catherine (new)

Catherine (cattymccat) | 95 comments Naughts & Crosses is SOOOO good. I cant wait to hear someone elses thoughts.


message 25: by JennRenee (last edited Dec 09, 2010 07:17AM) (new)

JennRenee (jennreneeread) I want to join.

here are my book choices....

Purple- Intertwined

Intertwined (Intertwined, #1) by Gena Showalter

Pink- The Luxe Finished 11/30/10


The Luxe (Luxe, #1) by Anna Godbersen

Blue - Life As We Knew It Finished 11/22/10


Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1) by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Green - Iron King

The Iron King (Iron Fey, #1) by Julie Kagawa

Red - Suite Scarlett

Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson

Yellow - Stop in the Name of Pants Finished 11/30/10

Stop in the Name of Pants! (Confessions of Georgia Nicolson, # 9) by Louise Rennison

Orange - peaches Finished 11/17/10


Peaches (Peaches, #1) by Jodi Lynn Anderson

Black - Dark Secrets

Dark Secrets Volume 1 (Legacy of Lies & Don't Tell) by Elizabeth Chandler

Grey/Silver - Bad Girls Don't Die

Bad Girls Don't Die by Katie Alender

Brown - A Great and Terrible Beauty

A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1) by Libba Bray

White - White is for Magic

White Is for Magic (Blue is for Nightmares, #2) by Laurie Faria Stolarz

Gold/Beige - Graceling Finished 11/04/10


Graceling (The Seven Kingdoms, #1) by Kristin Cashore


message 26: by [deleted user] (new)

Damn, Jennifer, that really is a white cover O.O


message 27: by JennRenee (new)

JennRenee (jennreneeread) lol yes its very hard to see! lol


message 28: by Michael (new)

Michael Mcdaid | 5 comments Purple-- The Mark by Jen Nadol
Pink-- Sent (The Missing, #2) by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Blue-- Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater
Green-- Found (The Missing, #1) by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Red-- The Christmas List by Richard Paul Evans
Orange-- I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies, #1) by Pittacus Lore
Yellow-- The Diamond of Darkhold (The Ember Series, #4)  by Jeanne DuPrau
Black-- The Warrior Heir (The Heir Chronicles, #1) by Cinda Williams Chima
Grey/Silver-- Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1) by Becca Fitzpatrick
Brown-- The Looking Glass Wars (Looking Glass Wars, #1) by Frank Beddor
White-- Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
Gold/Beige-- Graceling (The Seven Kingdoms, #1) by Kristin Cashore


Rachael (pagesofpiper) (piperbunny) Graceling looks good, do you think I could have it as my brown one? Is it browny?


message 30: by Becca (new)

Becca | 1608 comments I loved Graceling! Favorite book this year and on my top ten of all time list. Fit it in wherever you can Piper. It is so so so good.


message 31: by Courtney (last edited Oct 31, 2010 02:36PM) (new)

Courtney (cklueh) I'm reading Revelations by Melissa De La Cruz. Do you think the cover is beige (because it's skin) or white (b/c it's a vampires skin)?
Revelations (Blue Bloods, #3) by Melissa de la Cruz


message 32: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Piper Graceling is excellent - use it for brown!


message 33: by Michael (new)

Michael Mcdaid | 5 comments I would say that Revelations is beige


message 34: by Ashlea (new)

Ashlea Daune (ashyydaune) | 1 comments Purple The Devouring
The Devouring (The Devouring, #1) by Simon Holt
Pink Dead is the new black
Dead Is the New Black (Dead Is, #1) by Marlene Perez
Blue Monstrumologist
Green - Graceling
Graceling (The Seven Kingdoms, #1) by Kristin Cashore
Red Evernight
Evernight (Evernight, #1) by Claudia Gray
Yellow Pretty Little Liars
Pretty Little Liars (Pretty Little Liars, #1) by Sara Shepard
Orange- I am Number 4
I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies, #1) by Pittacus Lore
Black Ghost Girl
Ghostgirl (Ghostgirl, #1) by Tonya Hurley
Grey/Silver If I stay
If I Stay (If I Stay, #1) by Gayle Forman
Brown Forest of hands and teeth
The Forest of Hands and Teeth (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #1) by Carrie Ryan
White Bad girls dont die
Bad Girls Don't Die by Katie Alender
Gold/Beige Looking Glass Wars
The Looking Glass Wars (Looking Glass Wars, #1) by Frank Beddor


message 35: by Courtney (new)

Courtney (cklueh) Michael wrote: "I would say that Revelations is beige"

Thank you, I'll add it to my list.


message 36: by Rachael (pagesofpiper) (last edited Oct 31, 2010 06:31PM) (new)

Rachael (pagesofpiper) (piperbunny) Thank you guys :)

I might change my beige to brown and have Graceling as gold.

Courtney wrote: "BONUS-Rainbow: Pretty Little Mistakes"

Awesome idea :) But I'm not going to go out of my way to search for one... unless the one you've chosen is good?


message 37: by Courtney (new)

Courtney (cklueh) Piper wrote: "Thank you guys :)

I might change my beige to brown and have Graceling as gold.

Courtney wrote: "BONUS-Rainbow: Pretty Little Mistakes"

Awesome idea :) But I'm not going to go out of my way to s..."


I haven't read it yet, but it's supposed to be a CHOOSE-YOUR-OWN ADVENTURE story for adults. Those were my absolute favorites as a child, so I'm going to give it a try. I can put a little review about it in my post if you want?


Rachael (pagesofpiper) (piperbunny) It's up to you, I just like the cover :)


message 39: by Wendy F (last edited May 18, 2011 06:42PM) (new)

Wendy F (blessedwannab) Purple - Faefever/ Faefever (Fever, #3) by Karen Marie Moning DONE 1/24/2011
Pink - Looking for Alibrandi/ Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta DONE 1/11/11
Blue - The Piper's Son/ The Piper's Son by Melina Marchetta DONE 3/19/2011
Green - Everlost/ Everlost (Skinjacker, #1) by Neal Shusterman DONE 03/09/11
Red - BDB Dark Lover/ Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #1) by J.R. Ward DONE 11/19/2010
Yellow - City of Bones/ City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare DONE 11/28/2010
Orange - Plague/ Plague (Gone, #4) by Michael Grant DONE 03/09/11
Black - Stolen/ Stolen A letter to my captor by Lucy Christopher DONE 12/14/2010
Grey - It/ It by Stephen King Done 3/12/2011
Brown - The Knife of Never Letting Go/ The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1) by Patrick Ness DONE 12/30/2010
White - First Grave on the Right/ First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson, #1) by Darynda Jones DONE 5/18/11
Beige/Gold - Game of Thrones/ A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin DONE 5/2/2011


Rachael (pagesofpiper) (piperbunny) Ooooh WEndy, Uglies and City of Bones, some good ones in there :)

Ashlea, let me know what you think about If I Stay!


message 41: by Heidi (new)

Heidi I liked If I Stay. That is a weird cover of Enders Game.


message 42: by Becca (new)

Becca | 1608 comments I've seen that cover on here before, but I haven't seen it in print.


message 43: by Rochelle (new)

Rochelle (itsmechelly) | 45 comments Here are my picks:


Purple - Sweetly
Sweetly (Sisters Red, #2) by Jackson Pearce

Pink - Kisses From Hell
Kisses from Hell by Kristin Cast

Green - Linger
Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2) by Maggie Stiefvater

Red - Hold Me Closer Necromancer
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride

Yellow - Margherita Dolce Vita
Margherita Dolce Vita by Stefano Benni

Black - Crank
Crank (Crank, #1) by Ellen Hopkins

Grey/Silver - Heavenly
Heavenly (Heavenly, #1) by Jennifer Laurens


Brown - Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk A Modest Bestiary by David Sedaris

White - Beautiful
Beautiful by Amy Reed

Gold/Beige - Halo
Halo (Halo, #1) by Alexandra Adornetto


message 44: by Ashley ~twisted_illusions~ (last edited Feb 24, 2011 12:11AM) (new)

Ashley ~twisted_illusions~ (twisted_illusions) | 6 comments Purple:
Evermore 11/27/10
Evermore (The Immortals, #1) by Alyson Noel

Pink:
Perfect
Perfect (Pretty Little Liars, #3) by Sara Shepard

Green:
The Iron King
The Iron King (Iron Fey, #1) by Julie Kagawa

Blue:
The Dead Girls' Dance 2/23/11
The Dead Girls' Dance (The Morganville Vampires, #2) by Rachel Caine

Red:
From Dead to Worse 12/19/10
From Dead to Worse (Sookie Stackhouse, #8) by Charlaine Harris

Yellow:
City of Bones
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare

Orange:
The Candidates
The Candidates (Delcroix Academy, #1) by Inara Scott

Black:
Shadow Souls 12/11/10
Shadow Souls (The Vampire Diaries The Return, #2) by L.J. Smith

Grey/Silver:
Hush, Hush 12/1/10
Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1) by Becca Fitzpatrick

Brown:
Forest of hands and teeth
The Forest of Hands and Teeth (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #1) by Carrie Ryan

White:
The Fallen
The Fallen Volume 1 (The Fallen & Leviathan) by Thomas E. Sniegoski

Gold/Beige:
Halo
Halo (Halo, #1) by Alexandra Adornetto


message 45: by Heidi (new)

Heidi I have to get cracking on this thing. I have been slacking. I got two of my books from the library yesterday, so I hope that helps!


message 46: by Becca (new)

Becca | 1608 comments I haven't even started yet :( I've got a couple books I'm working on right now, then I'll start on a few of these.


Rachael (pagesofpiper) (piperbunny) You've still got 11 and a half months to go :)

I've almost finished my second book for this challenge but then I'll be reading for a few other challenges.

@Heidi, which ones did you check out?


message 48: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Piper I got Crazy by Han Nolan and Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson .


Rachael (pagesofpiper) (piperbunny) Wow, both look quite intense books, maybe the second ne less so.

Told in traditional narrative as well as scraps from the road -- diner napkins, motel receipts, postcards That might be quite interesting :)


message 50: by Kurukka (new)

Kurukka I began reading The Graveyard Book but I'm so slow, have to work for university, got many homeworks to do *_*


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