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Re: Monthly challenges

Post by ButterscotchCherrie » 14 Apr 2019, 03:06

lisalynn wrote:
13 Apr 2019, 21:56
I like the idea of a challenge list, put in a jar or otherwise. It's so easy to forget all those great ideas as the year progresses. This way, you can remind yourself and stay on track.
Thanks for reminding me of this! I have not finished my 500+ book for March, though the one I read in February was also in that category.

April: Read a book that is not a novel.

That should be easy enough seeing as both my 500+ books were not novels. And there are plenty more where those came from.

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Post by kelly60 » 25 Apr 2019, 17:08

This sounds like a fun challenge. Going down the list rather than putting it in a jar (as someone else suggested) sounds more doable for me. I might try to see how many of these things I can check off the list too.

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Post by ButterscotchCherrie » 26 Apr 2019, 08:22

Hmm I got "Read a series finale" for May. I just read the first three books of a series, but there are about eight. Return of the King maybe?

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Post by Noosh » 01 Jul 2019, 23:24

Hiiiiii,
so this is a really great idea. Let's see how many I have already done:

1. Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Vol. 2
2. Wolfsong + Ravensong By T. J. Klune
3. Like A Love Story by Abdi Nazemian
4. Seven Ways We Lie by Riley Redgate
5. Call Me By Your Name Narrated by Armie Hammer
6. American Psycho by
7. Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonski
8. Read a book that is not a novel (what is it then?)
9. Read/watch a book and its adaptation
10. Read an award-winning novel
11. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
12. Read a series finale

Any suggestions for the ones I haven't covered yet?
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Post by ButterscotchCherrie » 02 Jul 2019, 00:48

Noosh wrote:
01 Jul 2019, 23:24
Hiiiiii,
so this is a really great idea. Let's see how many I have already done:

1. Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Vol. 2
2. Wolfsong + Ravensong By T. J. Klune
3. Like A Love Story by Abdi Nazemian
4. Seven Ways We Lie by Riley Redgate
5. Call Me By Your Name Narrated by Armie Hammer
6. American Psycho by
7. Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonski
8. Read a book that is not a novel (what is it then?)
9. Read/watch a book and its adaptation
10. Read an award-winning novel
11. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
12. Read a series finale

Awesome! You know, I don't understand novel to be a synonym of book, so that could cover anything else - non-fiction, poetry, etc.

Any suggestions for the ones I haven't covered yet?

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Post by Noosh » 02 Jul 2019, 01:00

ButterscotchCherrie wrote:
02 Jul 2019, 00:48
Noosh wrote:
01 Jul 2019, 23:24
Hiiiiii,
so this is a really great idea. Let's see how many I have already done:

1. Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Vol. 2
2. Wolfsong + Ravensong By T. J. Klune
3. Like A Love Story by Abdi Nazemian
4. Seven Ways We Lie by Riley Redgate
5. Call Me By Your Name Narrated by Armie Hammer
6. American Psycho by
7. Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonski
8. Read a book that is not a novel (what is it then?)
9. Read/watch a book and its adaptation
10. Read an award-winning novel
11. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
12. Read a series finale

Awesome! You know, I don't understand novel to be a synonym of book, so that could cover anything else - non-fiction, poetry, etc.

Any suggestions for the ones I haven't covered yet?

Oh, yeah. Sure. Let's see

1.
2. Reread a favourite book
3. You can check the book I read for this one. It's an amazing book.
4. I pick for you A Man Called Ove, it's a fantastic read.
5.
6. Read a book that you DNF'd/gave up on
7. Read a new-to-you author
8. Read a book that is not a novel
9. I think if you haven't already read/watched Gone Girl, go for it.
10. Less by Andrew Sean Greer (my current read) or All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (My personal favorite)
11. I read White Fang this year and loved it.
12.

hope you at least pick one of them up. :wink2: :)
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Post by oluchiokere84 » 21 Jul 2019, 12:14

I think the real challenge for me will be reading a novel that I have read before again.

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Post by dorebri2020 » 25 Jul 2019, 07:49

This definitely sounds interesting. While I may not do the audiobook, I'm sure I would enjoy a challenge like this.
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Post by Lilith J Tennant » 29 Jul 2019, 15:57

Oh, it sounds so interesting! I will surely catch up, if I can still join the challenge✨

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Post by Aditi Sapate » 07 Aug 2019, 05:00

Facepalm. I saw this post 8 months too late! Nevermind, I can still do it for the remaining months of the year. Thanks for such an interesting challenge!

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Post by Readingblondes » 08 Aug 2019, 13:51

Actually i think it is a great idea, but not for a moody reader like myself.
I hope you'll finish the challenge and read all those books.
Have a nice relaxing reading day.

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Post by vermontelf » 14 Aug 2019, 09:59

I’m late to the party, but I love this idea. As long as I can use the books I already read this year I might be able to finish all the items in 2019, but out of order. I’m ok with that. I have half the list completed as I think of it now. I’ll have to look back and see what I read.

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Post by MrunalT » 16 Sep 2019, 07:04

Such a cool idea! Maybe I will use the challenges you listed to begin with.
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Post by Maisha Raiyan Mumu » 04 Oct 2019, 02:00

Sounds fun!!! :lol: :tiphat:

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Post by Amanda Deck » 04 Oct 2019, 13:13

My library does this. Patrons get their paper stamped each month, then at the end win a gift certificate to a local restaurant or a cash gift card. It's a lot of fun. I got two friends involved as well.
When I moved, I lost my paper (for the second year of doing it) so now am waiting for next January for the new challenge.

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