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message 1: by Emily (last edited Jan 31, 2011 02:54PM) (new)

Emily | 53 comments January:


1.1 Mini SAT: 50 points when you have read off the following 12 shelves (with 5 books):

teen Evermore
teen-fiction Evermore
poetry: A Light in the Attic
graphic-novel Miki Falls: Spring
graphic-novels Miki Falls: Spring
children: A Light in the Attic
children-books: A Light in the Attic
childrens: A Light in the Attic
children-s: A Light in the Attic
childrens-books: A Light in the Attic
children-s-books: A Light in the Attic
philosophy: The Tao of Pooh

1.2 20 points: being the first month of the New Year: read an author's first novel (ie. debut novel)
1. Stop Pretending: What Happened When My Big Sister Went Crazy by Sonya Sones
2. Good-bye, Chunky Rice by Craig Thompson
3. Night of the Solstice by L.J. Smith

1.3 30 points: 26 January is Australia Day: Read a book written by an Australian author or where it is mostly set in Australia
1. Feeling Sorry for Celia by Jaclyn Moriarty
2. The Year Of Secret Assignments by Jaclyn Moriarty

1.4 20 points: Second Monday in January (10th in 2011) is Coming of Age Day in Japan: Read a manga or YA books set in Japan (or for the main protagonist to at least visit Japan in the story - flashbacks do not count)
1. Miki Falls: Spring by Mark Crilley

1.5 30 points: Third Monday in January (17th in 2011) is Martin Luther King, Jr Day in the US: Read a book with civil rights as the theme or written by African American author.


Challenge 1.2: 3 books @ 20 points each = 60 points
Challenge 1.3: 2 books @ 30 points each = 60 points
Challenge 1.4: 1 books @ 20 points each = 20 points
Challenge 1.5: 0 books @ 30 points each = 0 points

Bonus Pointers:
Thick (>500 pages): 0 books @ 50 points each = 0 points
Wide (Monthly shelf): 0 books @ 25 points each = 0 points
Mini SAT: 4 books for ‘month’ shelves = 50 points (Plus <5 Book Bonus = 50)
Bonus: Sleepless by Cyn Balog = 25 points


message 2: by Emily (last edited Feb 08, 2011 02:18PM) (new)

Emily | 53 comments February

2.1 Mini SAT: 50 points when you have read off the following 12 shelves (with 5 books):

thriller: The Lost Symbol
thrillers: The Lost Symbol
guilty-pleasures: The Lost Symbol
sf-fantasy: Stardust
science-fiction-fantasy: Stardust
scifi-fantasy: Stardust
sci-fi-fantasy: Stardust
contemporary: The Lost Symbol
contemporary-fiction: The Lost Symbol
music: This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
english: Stardust
erotica: The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty

2.2 20 points: Groundhog Day (2nd): Read a book with animal/s on the cover or about animal/s or main character is an animal (mythical creatures acceptable)
1. Fly on the Wall: How One Girl Saw Everything by E. Lockhart

2.3 20 points: Valentine's Day (14th): Read a book with cholocate / candy / heart / mostly red / pink on cover
1. Fly on the Wall: How One Girl Saw Everything by E. Lockhart

2.4 30 points: February being Library Lovers' Month: Read a book involving a library (eg. librarian character -not necessarily the main protagonist, set in the library or at least for a character to visit the library, etc) AND (optional) express your love for your library: How to Love your Library

2.5 30 points: Reading around the world:
Read a book written by an author from* or where it is mostly set in a country of your choosing but... your choice for this month is limited to a country where the first initial starts with the letters a, b, c, d, e. Use only this List of Countries for this challenge
*either by birth / currently residing or if they have passed away, where they are interred.

Challenge 1.2: 0 books @ 20 points each = 0 points
Challenge 1.3: 0 books @ 30 points each = 0 points
Challenge 1.4: 0 books @ 20 points each = 0 points
Challenge 1.5: 0 books @ 30 points each = 0 points

Bonus Pointers:
Thick (>500 pages): 0 books @ 50 points each = 0 points
Wide (Monthly shelf): 0 books @ 25 points each = 0 points
Mini SAT: x books for ‘month’ shelves = 50 points


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Christina's Book Chronicles (christinasbookchronicles) | 239 comments I'm following your lead on the Miki Falls series! Thanks :)


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