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message 1: by Dawn (Kat N Hat) (last edited Jun 28, 2012 08:59AM) (new)

Dawn (Kat N Hat) (katnhat) As school is out and my preteen daughter is home more there is a lot more tv watching going on in my house. Some of the crazy shows we have been watching inspired this hopefully to be a monthly challenge. I have a couple other channels planned out so we can do 1 channel per month, starting with my daughters favorite this month.

Goal read 1 for each of the 7 shows.
July 1st to July 31st.

Teen Nick
1. Degrassi- Read a YA book; or a book set in Canada; or by a Canadian writer.
2. H2O- Read a book with mermaids or other sea creatures; or set in Australia ;or a book with a character named Rikki, Emma or Cleo.
3. Zoey 101- Read a book that has a school as setting, or is set on the pacific coast; or is the first in a series.
4. Drake and Josh- Read a book that has at least 2 brothers; or has an evil sibling.
5. Alien Surf Girls- Read a book with aliens; or set at the beach; or came out in 2012.
6. Big Time Rush- Read a book with a musician,; or a funny book; or a book that has won an award.
7. Victorious- Read a book where the main character has a special talent; or involves the best friends brother; or has mention of a puppet.


message 2: by Barbara ★ (last edited Aug 01, 2012 03:39PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 2087 comments DURATION: July 1 - July 31, 2012

READ: 7/7

✔1. Degrassi: Blood Lines - Tanya Huff (set in Canada) 7/24
✔2. H2O: Mad Ship - Robin Hobb (sea creatures) 7/31
✔3. Zoey 101: Weekend Warriors - Fern Michaels (Sisterhood #1) 7/7
✔4. Drake and Josh: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe - C.S. Lewis
✔5. Alien Surf Girls: Copper Beach - Jayne Ann Krentz (published 2012) 7/28
✔6. Big Time Rush: Sweet Talk - Susan Mallery (heroine is a pianist) 7/8
✔7. Victorious: Walking Dead - C.E. Murphy (heroine has shamanic powers) 7/18

Blood Lines (Victoria Nelson, #3) by Tanya Huff Mad Ship (Liveship Traders, #2) by Robin Hobb Weekend Warriors (Sisterhood, #1) by Fern Michaels The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #2) by C.S. Lewis Copper Beach (Dark Legacy, #1) by Jayne Ann Krentz Sweet Talk (Bakery Sisters, #1) by Susan Mallery


message 3: by Cherie (last edited Jul 13, 2012 06:48AM) (new)

Cherie  (cheriereads) Love this idea! I'm in.


1. Degrassi- Read a YA book; or a book set in Canada; or by a Canadian writer.
I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President by Josh Lieb = 7/8/12 / YA book
2. H2O- Read a book with mermaids or other sea creatures; or set in Australia ;or a book with a character named Rikki, Emma or Cleo.
Book of Lost Threads by Tess Evans = 7/5/12 / set in Australia
3. Zoey 101- Read a book that has a school as setting, or is set on the pacific coast; or is the first in a series.
The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett = 7/13/12 / First in series
4. Drake and Josh- Read a book that has at least 2 brothers; or has an evil sibling.
5. Alien Surf Girls- Read a book with aliens; or set at the beach; or came out in 2012.
6. Big Time Rush- Read a book with a musician,; or a funny book; or a book that has won an award.
7. Victorious- Read a book where the main character has a special talent; or involves the best friends brother; or has mention of a puppet.


message 4: by Zakiya (last edited Jul 27, 2012 12:53PM) (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) OMG....I'm about to cry. Like, forreal lol :). I LOVE Zoey 101. It's my favorite show ever. (Crying because of childhood memories haha.) So doing this one.

Duration: July 2012
Read 5/7

1. Degrassi- Firelight 23/7
2. H2O- Lost Voices
3. Zoey 101- Fallen 8/7
4. Drake and Josh- Read a book that has at least 2 brothers; or has an evil sibling.
5. Alien Surf Girls- Whisper 22/7
6. Big Time Rush- A Raisin in the Sun 26/7
7. Victorious- D.Gray-man: The Rewinding City, Vol. 3 16/7


message 5: by Cindy (last edited Jun 28, 2012 01:27PM) (new)

Cindy (cynx) | 408 comments ♦Cable Channel Challenge♦
Duration: 7.1.2012 - 7.31.2012
0/7


Degrassi: Read a YA book; or a book set in Canada; or by a Canadian writer.
H2O: Everblue
Zoey 101: Barefoot in the Sand
Drake and Josh: Changing the Game
Alien Surf Girls: Lucky in Love
Big Time Rush: Read a book with a musician,; or a funny book; or a book that has won an award.
Victorious: Read a book where the main character has a special talent; or involves the best friends brother; or has mention of a puppet.


Dawn (Kat N Hat) (katnhat) Zakiya wrote: "OMG....I'm about to cry. Like, forreal lol :). I LOVE Zoey 101. It's my favorite show ever. (Crying because of childhood memories haha.) So doing this one...."


LOL I had never watched it until this month. It is one of the better shows my daughter has been watching.


message 7: by Dawn (Kat N Hat) (last edited Jul 11, 2012 08:40PM) (new)

Dawn (Kat N Hat) (katnhat) I am in too.

Goal read 1 for each of the 7 shows.
July 1st to July 31st.
3/7

Teen Nick
1. Degrassi- Read a YA book; or a book set in Canada; or by a Canadian writer.
2. H2O- Read a book with mermaids or other sea creatures; or set in Australia ;or a book with a character named Rikki, Emma or Cleo.
3. Zoey 101- Read a book that has a school as setting, or is set on the pacific coast; or is the first in a series.
4. Drake and Josh- Killing Moon, Rebecca York 7/4/12
5. Alien Surf Girls- Read a book with aliens; or set at the beach; or came out in 2012.
6. Big Time Rush-Secrets of a Summer Night, Lisa Kleypas 7/6/12
7. Victorious- Dark needs at nights edge, Kresley Cole 7/11/12


message 8: by southpaw285 (last edited Jun 28, 2012 10:01AM) (new)

southpaw285 Sign me up too, please.


TLC Cable Channel Challenge
Duration: 07/01/12 - 07/31/12
0/7 Completed

1. Degrassi:
2. H2O:
3. Zoey 101:
4. Drake and Josh:
5. Alien Surf Girls:
6. Big Time Rush:
7. Victorious:


message 9: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Dawn (Kat N Hat) wrote: "Zakiya wrote: "OMG....I'm about to cry. Like, forreal lol :). I LOVE Zoey 101. It's my favorite show ever. (Crying because of childhood memories haha.) So doing this one...."


LOL I had never watc..."


I can understand that. I never got into Degrassi, and I've never even heard of ASG, but the rest are okay. I liked H2O and Drake & Josh a lot, too.


message 10: by Suzanne (last edited Jul 24, 2012 02:14PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1421 comments The Lost Challenges
Cable Channel Challenge
Duration:
7/1/2012 - 7/31/2012

Progress: 6 out of 7

Teen Nick
1. Degrassi- Read a YA book:
Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead - ***** - 7/4/2012

2. H2O- Read a book with mermaids or other sea creatures; or set in Australia ;or a book with a character named Rikki, Emma or Cleo.

3. Zoey 101- Read a book that has a school as setting, or is set on the pacific coast; or is the first in a series-
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare - ***** - 7/10/2012

4. Drake and Josh- Read a book that has at least 2 brothers:
Caressed By Ice by Nalini Singh - *** - 7/24/2012

5. Alien Surf Girls- Read a book with aliens; or set at the beach; or came out in 2012:
Beauty Queens by Libba Bray - ***** - 7/17/2012

6. Big Time Rush- Read a book with a musician,; or a funny book; or a book that has won an award:
Wicked Business by Janet Evanovich - ***** - 7/22/2012

7. Victorious- Read a book where the main character has a special talent; or involves the best friends brother; or has mention of a puppet:
Sacrificial Magic by Stacia Kane - ***** - 7/10/2012

Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead Sacrificial Magic (Downside Ghosts, #4) by Stacia Kane Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) by Cassandra Clare Beauty Queens by Libba Bray Wicked Business (Lizzy & Diesel, #2) by Janet Evanovich Caressed By Ice (Psy-Changeling, #3) by Nalini Singh


message 11: by [deleted user] (last edited Jul 18, 2012 11:48PM) (new)

The Lost Challenges
Cable Channel Challenge
Duration
: July 1st-July 31st. COMPLETED!

✔ 1. Degrassi - The Gathering by Kelley Armstrong [7/14/2012] ***
✔ 2. H2O - Of Poseidon by Anna Banks [7/5/2012] *****
✔ 3. Zoey 101 - The Iron King by Julie Kagawa [7/7/2012] ****
✔ 4. Drake and Josh - Because of Low by Abbi Glines [7/1/2012] ****
✔ 5. Alien Surf Girls - Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost [7/3/2012] ***
✔ 6. Big Time Rush - Paranormalcy by Kiersten White [7/12/2012] ***
✔ 7. Victorious - Thorn by Intisar Khanani [7/19/2012] ***

Because of Low (Sea Breeze, #2) by Abbi Glines Once Burned (Night Prince, #1) by Jeaniene Frost Of Poseidon (Of Poseidon, #1) by Anna Banks The Iron King (The Iron Fey, #1) by Julie Kagawa Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1) by Kiersten White The Gathering (Darkness Rising, #1) by Kelley Armstrong Thorn by Intisar Khanani



message 12: by Gina (last edited Jul 09, 2012 10:39AM) (new)

Gina Gina's Lost Cable Challenge
Duration July 1st-July 31st
5/7 Completed

Teen Nick
1. Degrassi- Read a YA book; or a book set in Canada; or by a Canadian writer.

Take This Regret by A.L. Jackson YA- FINISHED 7/6/12

2. H2O- Read a book with mermaids or other sea creatures; or set in Australia ;or a book with a character named Rikki, Emma or Cleo.

Safe House by Andrew Vachss Cleo character- FINISHED 7/9/12

3. Zoey 101- Read a book that has a school as setting, or is set on the pacific coast; or is the first in a series.

The Kingdom of Childhood by Rebecca Coleman- School setting- FINISHED 7/3/12

4. Drake and Josh- Read a book that has at least 2 brothers; or has an evil sibling.

My Brother Sam Is Dead by James Lincoln Collier 2 brothers- FINISHED 7/1/12

5. Alien Surf Girls- Read a book with aliens; or set at the beach; or came out in 2012.

A Deeper Darkness by J.T. Ellison First in a new series- FINISHED 7/2/12

6. Big Time Rush- Read a book with a musician,; or a funny book; or a book that has won an award.

7. Victorious- Read a book where the main character has a special talent; or involves the best friends brother; or has mention of a puppet.

The Kingdom of Childhood by Rebecca Coleman Book has puppets in it. Main Character is a kindergarten teacher.


message 13: by Cathy (new)

Cathy Galloway | 125 comments The Lost Challenges
Cable Channel Challenge
Duration: July 1st-July 31st
Completed 0/7

Teen Nick

1. Degrassi- Read a YA book; Crossed by Ally Condie
2. H2O- Read a book set in Australia Lethal Rider by Larissa Ione
3. Zoey 101- Read a book that is the first in a series. Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James
4. Drake and Josh- Read a book that has at least 2 brothers; Karma by Carly Phillips
5. Alien Surf Girls- Read a book that came out in 2012. Unexpected Pleasures by Mary Wine
6. Big Time Rush- Read a funny book Causing Havoc by Lori Foster
7. Victorious- Read a book where the main character has a special talent; Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost


message 14: by Chaitra (last edited Jul 31, 2012 09:02PM) (new)

Chaitra (chaitra_ganesh) I want to try!

CABLE CHANNEL - TEEN NICK

Duration: Jul 1, 2012 - Jul 31, 2012
Completed: 7/7

1. Degrassi: Set in Canada.
Canada | Richard Ford ★★★ (07/10)

2. H2O: Set in Australia.
On the Beach | Nevil Shute ★ (07/31)

3. Zoey 101: Set in a school.
Scat | Carl Hiaasen ★★★ (07/14)

4. Drake and Josh: With at least two brothers » Main character Will and his brother Tom.
House of Leaves | Mark Z. Danielewski ★★★ (07/12)

5. Alien Surf Girls: Published in 2012.
The Chaperone | Laura Moriarty ★★★★★ (07/09)

6. Big Time Rush: With a musician » One of the main characters Pandit Somraj is a musician.
Animal's People: A Novel | Indra Sinha ★★★ (07/11)

7. Victorious: Protagonist with special talent » The narrator is a telepath.
Midnight's Children | Salman Rushdie ★★★★★ (07/15)

Canada by Richard Ford On the Beach by Shute Scat by Carl Hiaasen House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty Animal's People A Novel by Indra Sinha Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie


*** Completed (07/31) ***


message 15: by Paris (last edited Jul 30, 2012 10:13AM) (new)

Paris (pah13) TLC Cable Channel Challenge
Channel: Teen Nick
Duration: 07/01/12 - 07/31/12
7/7 Completed


1. Degrassi: Spellbound by Rachel Hawkins - ♥♥♥♥♥ - 7/21/12
2. H2O: Darkness Devours by Keri Arthur - ♥♥♥♥ - 7/25/12
3. Zoey 101: Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins - ♥♥♥♥♥ - 7/6/12
4. Drake and Josh: Caressed by Ice by Nalini Singh - ♥♥♥♥ - 7/5/12
5. Alien Surf Girls: Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost - ♥♥♥♥♥ - 7/2/12
6. Big Time Rush: Let's Pretend That Never Happened by Jenny Lawsom - ♥♥♥♥ - 7/29/12
7. Victorious: Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh - ♥♥♥♥♥ - 7/4/12

Spell Bound (Hex Hall, #3) by Rachel Hawkins Darkness Devours (Dark Angels, #3) by Keri Arthur Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1) by Rachel Hawkins Caressed By Ice (Psy-Changeling, #3) by Nalini Singh Once Burned (Night Prince, #1) by Jeaniene Frost Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling, #2) by Nalini Singh Let's Pretend This Never Happened A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson


message 16: by Shelly (last edited Jul 13, 2012 10:23AM) (new)

Shelly Bretheim (ShellyBre) TLC Cable Channel Challenge
Duration: 07/01/12 - 07/31/12
2/7 Completed


1. Degrassi:Ship Breaker July 13
2. H2O:
3. Zoey 101:
4. Drake and Josh:
5. Alien Surf Girls:
6. Big Time Rush: The Night Circus July 12
7. Victorious:


message 17: by Dawn (Kat N Hat) (new)

Dawn (Kat N Hat) (katnhat) Wow that was fast Sarajayne! Congrats.


message 18: by Sweettie Pie Reviews (Lizz), Group Creator (new)

Sweettie Pie Reviews (Lizz) | 3560 comments Mod
W2G Sarajayne


message 19: by southpaw285 (last edited Jul 20, 2012 01:32AM) (new)

southpaw285 Wow, Sara. Well done!


message 20: by Gina (new)

Gina Challenge Complete

Gina's Lost Cable Challenge
Duration July 1st-July 31st
7/7 Completed
Teen Nick

Teen Nick
1. Degrassi- Read a YA book; or a book set in Canada; or by a Canadian writer.

Take This Regret by A.L. Jackson YA- FINISHED 7/6/12

2. H2O- Read a book with mermaids or other sea creatures; or set in Australia ;or a book with a character named Rikki, Emma or Cleo.

Safe House by Andrew Vachss Cleo character- FINISHED 7/9/12

3. Zoey 101- Read a book that has a school as setting, or is set on the pacific coast; or is the first in a series.

The Kingdom of Childhood by Rebecca Coleman- School setting- FINISHED 7/3/12

4. Drake and Josh- Read a book that has at least 2 brothers; or has an evil sibling.

My Brother Sam Is Dead by James Lincoln Collier 2 brothers- FINISHED 7/1/12

5. Alien Surf Girls- Read a book with aliens; or set at the beach; or came out in 2012.

A Deeper Darkness by J.T. Ellison First in a new series- FINISHED 7/2/12

6. Big Time Rush- Read a book with a musician,; or a funny book; or a book that has won an award.

]The Girl Next Door: A Mystery by Brad Parks- FINISHED 7/21/12

7. Victorious- Read a book where the main character has a special talent; or involves the best friends brother; or has mention of a puppet.

The Kingdom of Childhood by Rebecca Coleman Book has puppets in it. Main Character is a kindergarten teacher.


message 21: by Dawn (Kat N Hat) (new)

Dawn (Kat N Hat) (katnhat) I have next month's challenge ready, and a few channel ideas beyond that but I am taking suggestions if anyone has channels you are just addicted to feel free to let me know.


message 22: by Cathy (new)

Cathy Galloway | 125 comments The Lost Challenges
Cable Channel Challenge
Duration: July 1st-July 31st
Completed 7/7

Teen Nick

1. Degrassi- Read a YA book; Crossed by Ally Condie7/9/12
2. H2O- Read a book set in Australia Lethal Rider by Larissa Ione7/16/12
3. Zoey 101- Read a book that is the first in a series. Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James7/5/12
4. Drake and Josh- Read a book that has at least 2 brothers; Karma by Carly Phillips7/13/12
5. Alien Surf Girls- Read a book that came out in 2012. Unexpected Pleasures by Mary Wine7/3/12
6. Big Time Rush- Read a funny book Causing Havoc by Lori Foster7/20/12
7. Victorious- Read a book where the main character has a special talent; Hard and Fast by Erin McCarthy 7/11/12


message 23: by southpaw285 (last edited Jul 24, 2012 07:15PM) (new)

southpaw285 Congratulations Gina and Cathy. Way to go, Cathy!


message 24: by Paris (new)

Paris (pah13) Dawn, can we read non-fiction for this? I have the best book for Big Time Rush (read a funny book), but it's non-fiction so I figured I would check if that's okay.

Thanks!


message 25: by Dawn (Kat N Hat) (new)

Dawn (Kat N Hat) (katnhat) Sure, any genre will work except for those that specifically state otherwise.


message 26: by Paris (new)

Paris (pah13) Dawn (Kat N Hat) wrote: "Sure, any genre will work except for those that specifically state otherwise."

Great! Thanks for the prompt reply.


message 27: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Almost done! (Post 5)


message 28: by southpaw285 (new)

southpaw285 TLC Cable Channel Challenge
Duration: 07/01/12 - 07/31/12
7/7 Completed

✔1. Degrassi:Soulless/Gail Carriger==07.25.12***
✔2. H2O:Emma/Jane Austen==07.13.12*****
✔3. Zoey 101:Postmortem/Patricia Cornwell==07.19.12****
✔4. Drake and Josh: The Heir/Grace Burrowes==07.28.12***
✔5. Alien Surf Girls: A Night Like This/Julia Quinn==07.02.12***
✔6. Big Time Rush:Twelve Sharp/Janet Evanovich==07.07.12****
✔7. Victorious:The Color of Magic/Terry Pratchett==07.27.12*****

Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger Emma by Jane Austen Postmortem (Kay Scarpetta, #1) by Patricia Cornwell The Heir by Grace Burrowes A Night Like This (Smythe-Smith Quartet #2) by Julia Quinn Twelve Sharp (Stephanie Plum, #12) by Janet Evanovich The Color of Magic (Discworld, #1) by Terry Pratchett

**********CHALLENGE COMPLETED 07/28/12***********


message 29: by Paris (new)

Paris (pah13) Finished! See Message 16!


message 30: by Chaitra (new)

Chaitra (chaitra_ganesh) I'm done too. At the very last minute. :D

CABLE CHANNEL - TEEN NICK

Duration: Jul 1, 2012 - Jul 31, 2012
Completed: 7/7

1. Degrassi: Set in Canada.
Canada | Richard Ford ★★★ (07/10)

2. H2O: Set in Australia.
On the Beach | Nevil Shute ★ (07/31)

3. Zoey 101: Set in a school.
Scat | Carl Hiaasen ★★★ (07/14)

4. Drake and Josh: With at least two brothers » Main character Will and his brother Tom.
House of Leaves | Mark Z. Danielewski ★★★ (07/12)

5. Alien Surf Girls: Published in 2012.
The Chaperone | Laura Moriarty ★★★★★ (07/09)

6. Big Time Rush: With a musician » One of the main characters Pandit Somraj is a musician.
Animal's People: A Novel | Indra Sinha ★★★ (07/11)

7. Victorious: Protagonist with special talent » The narrator is a telepath.
Midnight's Children | Salman Rushdie ★★★★★ (07/15)

Canada by Richard Ford On the Beach by Shute Scat by Carl Hiaasen House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty Animal's People A Novel by Indra Sinha Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie


*** Completed (07/31) ***


message 31: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) So close. I had 5/7.


message 32: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ | 2087 comments CHALLENGE COMPLETE 7/7 done


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