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message 1: by Kristen (last edited Nov 06, 2011 11:07AM) (new)

Kristen Harvey | 160 comments Mod
Rules
1. All challenges must be completed in the month it is for.
2. This Challenge is just for fun, so make sure you enjoy yourself and all the books you will be reading!
3. All books must be at least 100 pages long to count for any of the tasks, unless otherwise noted in the task.
4. Re-reads count, unless otherwise noted in the task.
5. Audio books and electronic books (unabridged), such as Kindle, all count for this Challenge. Page counts will be according to the Good Reads page count.
6. The member with the most points will win a prize from a stack of giveaway books. If there is a tie in points, it will be defined by most pages read next.

Tasks:
1. Read the monthly read and add to the discussion. (10 points)
2. Read a book in the monthly genre: Realistic Fiction is November's genre. (5 points)
3. November is National Homeless Youth Awareness month. Read a book where the main characters is an orphan or a homeless person.(5 points)
4. Winner's choice task: Read a book by an Indie author (someone who isn't published by one of the large Publishing Houses). (5 points)

Extra points:
After you have completed a task, you may complete it again with a different book that fits the same task for 1 point per book read for the task.

Also, if you start or contribute to a discussion under the genre boards for task 2-4, you can claim 5 points.

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Leave any questions below and when you post points please include the task, title, author, and page count. Thanks!


message 2: by Cait (new)

Cait (escapethroughpages) | 11 comments Monthly Read and Discussion:
10 pts: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor (420 pages)

Monthly Genre, Realistic:
5 pts: How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr (341 pages)

Winner's Choice:
5 pts: The Amulet Chronicles Book 1: The Journey Home by Erika Ely Lewis & Anne Tibbets (232 pages)


message 3: by Janie (new)

Janie (sj_ellis11) National Homeless Youth Awareness month:
5 pts - Secret Life of Cee Cee Wilkes by Diane Chamberlain (496 pages in ebook format)


message 4: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Harvey | 160 comments Mod
Looks like thekams is the winner!

Thank you Sarah for participating as well!

thekams, let us know what challenge you'd like for December and I'll also send you a list of books to choose from. :)


message 5: by Cait (new)

Cait (escapethroughpages) | 11 comments Mmm...how about: Read a book by a Canadian author.


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