Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Summer Book Challenge Tasks

The Summer Book Challenge over on the nest started today. I am so excited because a ton of the books I wanted to read fit. Here is my list:
1. IHO the Beautiful weather read a book while enjoying the outdoors.

2. Take 10 books you want to read and put the titles in a hat, pick one at random and read that book. Plain Truth

3. Read a book with a Summer word in the title (sun, heat, sand, hot, etc). Firefly Lane

4. Read a book considered a beach read (Chick lit, etc.).

5. IHO Friendship day (August 2nd) read a book about friends or siblings. Best Friends Forever-Jennifer Weiner

6. Read a book with a food or drink in the title. Watermelon-Marian Keyes
7. Post a poll on NBC of 5 books of your choice and let the nesties pick your next book (leave up for at least a day)
8. Read a book that takes place at a beach, ocean, lake, or resort. Along for the Ride-Sarah Dessen
9. Christmas in July, Read a book about/set during Christmas: On Stike for Christmas-Sheila Roberts
10.IHO Dog days of Summer read a book with the word dog in the title or about a dog. Marley and Me- own

1. IHO summer blockbusters read a book of your choice and then choose your cast, then share with NBC. Finger Lickin Fifteen- Janet Evanovich

2. IHO Fourth of July read a book about the revolutionary war or any other important time in your Country’s history.

3. IHO Women’s equality day (August 26th) read a book with a woman as the main character or about a woman you admire. Dune Road-Jane Green

4. Read a book set in a place you have, will, or would like to travel to. Lock and Key-Sarah Dessen (travel to N.C. to see my sister) own

5. Read a book about a Summer romance or a romance book. The Guardian own

6. Read a book about a library, librarian, book store, or anything else book related. Bookends-Jane Green or Thirteenth Tale

7. Read a book about getting married, weddings, being married. Vision in White-Nora Roberts

8. Read a book with a verb in the title (Walk, run, talk, etc). What was she Thinking: Lucy Sullivan is Getting Married.

9. Read a book you first heard about on NBC. Perfect Match-Jodi Picoult

10. Read a book with a teenager as the main character or set in a high school. The Tenth Circle Own

1. Read a book that an author you enjoy has read or suggested. A bump in the road- Maureen Lipinski (Jen Lancaster) Candy Girl (Sarah Dessen)

2. IHO back to school in August read a book off your high school’s summer reading list. A Great and Terrible Beauty

3. Read a book by an author born in July, August, September. Notes on a Scandal

4. Read a book about a disaster or tragedy (Tornado, hurricane, 9/11, plane crash, etc.) Columbine- Dave Cullen

5. Judge a book by its cover, read a book based solely on the cover or title. I Heart You,You Haunt Me or You Know Where to Find Me.

6. Read a book about Royalty (Tudors, Princess Diaries, etc): The Secret Diary of Anne Boleyn- Robin Maxfield

7. Read July, August, or September’s NBC book and participate in the discussions. Summer Sisters- Judy Blume

8. Read the first and second (or 3rd and 4th) book in a series 4th of July and 5 Horseman- James Patterson

9. Read a book that is at least 500 pages. Vampire Diaries?

10. Second chances- Read a book by an author you didn’t enjoy the first time around. The Accidental Mother own


1. Mrs.GinTN- Read a book and cook a meal inspired by that book. Lean Mean Thirteen and I made homemade spaghetti sauce and garlic bread.

2. AdaraMarie-Read a book recommended by the staff at your local library or bookstore. Complete the task by posting a review of the book with no spoilers so we can all learn your opinion of the book. Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons or the Luxe

3.Mac&Chip- Read a book and do an activity that the characters in the book did.

4.RoMoSquare- Read a book over 700 pages: I know this much is true-wally Lamb

5. Rebus82- Read a book that you've never read before because it has always intimidated you. Afterward, make a non-spoiler WIJFR post about how you feel about the book now that you've finally read it, and if you feel the original intimidation was justified.

6.danamh83- Read a book written by or about a famous person (living or dead) that you would like to meet. Post a list of questions you would like to ask them, based on what you read in the book. Moonwalk by Michael Jackson

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