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Challenges | Ben Bova
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Bova offers a new collection of wide-ranging science fiction stories, essays about the onrushing future, and observations about the craft of SF itself. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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Nessavamusic
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Finished my 2022 reading challenge way early! I‘m having a great reading year. We‘ll see how many I can finish this year!
#GoodreadsReadingChallenge

5feet.of.fury 🥳 4mo
Deblovestoread Well done 🙌🏼 4mo
UwannaPublishme Wow! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 4mo
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Jas16 🙌🏽 4mo
aperfectmjk Congrats! 🍾 4mo
eeclayton Congrats! 🥳 4mo
Meshell1313 🙌 4mo
fredamans 👏 👏 👏 4mo
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TK-421
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you 😘🙏🏻 1y
Klou Thank you!! 1y
TheSpineView Thanks! 😊😘🥰 1y
Eggs Lovely❤️❤️ Thank you!! 1y
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TK-421
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TheSpineView Thanks for posting! 🌞 1y
Eggs Thanks 🧡 1y
Klou Thank you! 1y
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TK-421
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Klou Thank you for sharing! 2y
TK-421 @Klou @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks You‘re welcome! 😊 2y
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TheSpineView Thanks!😘😊🤩 2y
Eggs Thank you 👍🏼😍❤️ 2y
TK-421 @TheSpineView @Eggs You‘re welcome! 😊 2y
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TK-421
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TheSpineView Thanks for reposting! 2y
Eggs Thanks 💕💕 2y
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TK-421
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#LitsySpringBreak @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TheKidUpstairs

#PoetryMatters @TheSpineView

#WindsOfMarch @Eggs

Check out these three great challenges for March! I‘ll be adding #QuotsyMar21 to the list - the prompts will be posted this evening!

Eggs 👏🏻❤️👏🏻 2y
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TK-421
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💕Three fun #photochallenges for February! Check out each host‘s feed for details & the full-size lists of prompts 💕
#LovePrevails @Eggs 💖
#ShowSomeLove
@AlwaysBeenALoverofBooks & TheKidUpstairs💖
#QuotsyFeb21 @TK-421 💖

Eggs Nice!! Thanks ✅🙏🏻 @TK-421 2y
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Jerdencon
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Stole this from someone on Facebook but thought it was a fun idea. Read a book a month with the month in the title (I.e. The 10,000 doors of January for January).
I set it up as a challenge for myself on StoryGraph but if anyone wants join me... #readthemonths

https://app.thestorygraph.com/reading_challenges/9aaca024-5ba1-4a8a-88f8-c0363a8...

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Traci1
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Thanks for the tag @TheSpineView

1. Yes, most definitely. I find that with anything if I have a goal, I push myself more.

2. There are so many. I love prompts. But I also love just the read as much as you can ones. I've just started doing the #bookspin one hosted by @TheAromaofBooks and I'm totally loving it.

Anyone want to play? @Jadams1776 @Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick @Megabooks @readordierachel

TheAromaofBooks Yay!! ❤ 2y
Megabooks Thanks for the tag! I‘ll probably play later today. 💜 2y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Thanks for the tag Traci! 2y
TheSpineView You're Welcome! Thanks for playing! 2y
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Bookjunkie57
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I just found out this was a thing? Did y‘all know this was a thing? Are you participating?

Gaylagal2 Thanks for sharing. And no, I've never heard this. Sounds great!🤙 2y
Bookjunkie57 @Gaylagal2 👍🏾 🍀 2y
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AsYouWish
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Super excited to be jumping into #BFC21

1. 10 Books
2. 10,000 Steps A Day
3. Put Aside Time To Do Something I Enjoy - Weekly
4. I Would Love To Explore/Research More About Spirituality
5. Drink More Water and Eat Less Junk Food

@wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Great goals! 🎉 And Team BFC21 will be here to cheer you on. 2y
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TK-421
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I completed my #Goodreads challenge yesterday! The way things were going the latter half of 2020 I knew I‘d never make it to 80 books, so a few months ago I changed it to 72 books. A few highlights from this year include giving my first 5⭐️ rating (Uprooted), reading my first audiobook (The Red Threads of Fortune), discovering new-to-me writers & reading more non-fiction and poetry.

Amiable Great job! 2y
KVanRead 😊👏 2y
Gissy Congratulations!! 📚📚📚👏👏👏👏👏 2y
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DGRachel
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I went through my physical shelves, trying to fill as many countries as I could for #readingasia2021, and I have two questions. (1) Does Hong Kong count for China, or does the book have to set on the mainland? (2) I have a historical fiction book that according to Goodreads takes place in Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, & Pakistan. Is it okay to use that book for one of those countries, even though the book is written by a white Englishman?

BarbaraBB You can definitely use Hong Kong for China and the other book for one of those Stan-countries. I‘m curious to know which book you are referring to! 2y
DGRachel @BarbaraBB Perfect, thank you! I figured Uzbekistan was going to be really hard. I‘ve tagged the book here. This is just the excuse I need to finally finish this series! 2y
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BarbaraBB It‘s a series. That‘s too bad, I had hoped for an Uzbekistan read as well! 2y
BarbaraBB The Hong Kong one sounds great. I am now tempted to read it AND one for mainland China! 2y
DGRachel @BarbaraBB I love the Akashic Noir series and plan to use several - I own Baghdad Noir, Tel Aviv Noir, Hong Kong Noir, and I just ordered Tehran Noir and Singapore Noir. 🖤 2y
DGRachel @BarbaraBB I also have Cambodia Noir that isn‘t part of the Akashic series, but I thought I might read this one instead... 2y
BarbaraBB That Cambodian one sounds very good too. I‘ll keep that one in mind, thanks! 2y
rwmg Can I recommend Shamini Flint's Inspector Singh series? The author is Malaysian and she writes mysteries starring Inspector Singh, a Singaporean detective who gets lent out to other countries' police forces (mainly because his bosses can't stand him). So he solves mysteries in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Cambodia, and India (also the UK though that's less relevant). 2y
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maleahrae
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Question: How many #bookchallenges do you usually do? How many are you planning this year? This year I did #booked2020 and #readharder2020. For next year I'm doing #booked2021 and the #botm one from Facebook. But I'm also looking at the Popsugar and wondering what Read Harder will have this year. Is 3 too much? Is 4 insane??

Scochrane26 I try not to do many challenges. My library will do a short one again this year, so that‘s probably the only one I‘ll choose. 2y
Soubhiville I have done several at the same time in the past and used the same book across all the challenges if it fit. It all depends on how much you read and how much of a mood reader you are. 2y
Laughterhp I always want to do them all, but I only end up actually doing 2. Otherwise I can‘t read any “fun” or impulse books and I get stressed out! 2y
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Amandajoy I do 2 or 3, but try to make sure the books will overlap some. 2y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick This is the first year I took part in any, but they were ones where my TBR filled most of the prompts. (The horoscope one, a couple summer bingos, bookspin, scarathlon, & winter games) I'll try to do them again next year and I'm looking at #booked2021 too. It'll work with some of my TBR but still encourage me to go out of my comfort zone a little bit. I may consult the pop sugar one and a couple others to diversify but not aim to get them all. 2y
nanuska_153 I think the best thing is start big with the intention of reducing it to one or two that you are truly enjoying, not point on stressing yourself with many that just become an obligation 2y
LeticiaToraci On Litsy I did #Booked2020 and #BookSpin. I also do a lot of Challenges from Goodreads too. 2y
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DGRachel
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I created my own “challenge” for 2020 with monthly themes and for the most part, it worked well, giving me just enough structure for when I couldn‘t decide what to read next. I‘m creating a new one for 2021, but I also signed up for #readingasia2021 and #booked2021 because the 2020 versions looked like so much fun, I was a little sad I didn‘t try them. I probably won‘t finish either, but I couldn‘t stand to be left out again. #fomo is real. 🤣🤣

BarbaraBB Happy you‘re joining us! The fun is in the reading and sharing ideas, hardly anyone finishes it 😄💕 2y
Librarybelle Agree with @BarbaraBB ! 2y
alisiakae Agree with @BarbaraBB the fun is in the community! 😍 2y
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Hooked_on_books I look forward to seeing your Reading Asia picks! I‘ve had a lot of fun with both the US and Europe challenges and am excited to keep reading around the world. 2y
Cinfhen Super glad you‘re joining us!!!! Definitely it‘s fun to share ideas with other Littens and I get the FoMo!!!! It‘s REAL 2y
DGRachel @Hooked_on_books I really wish I had done Reading Europe, but I was determined not to pressure myself with any reading challenges this year. I have lots of European options already on my shelves - Asia? Not so much. 😳 2y
DGRachel @Cinfhen So real. 🤣🤣🤣 2y
AlRah Hi..I am new to litsy...Could you pls tell me how to sign up for a challenge? 2y
Cinfhen Hi @AlRah happened to see your question/ I‘m one of the hosts for #Booked2021 a year long reading challenge- Details can be found in the sign-up link here: https://bit.ly/2ICbIkC

And if you tag @BarbaraBB or @Librarybelle
They could help you with #ReadingAsia2021
2y
AlRah @Cinfhen Thank you😀 2y
Cinfhen Sure and I found this too @AlRah We‘re leaving Europe to take a trip through Asia in 2021!

https://forms.gle/Bk9drfTLCDUQd86HA
2y
Cinfhen @AlRah if you like nonfiction @Riveted_Reader_Melissa hosts a nonfiction challenge with awesome prompts / tag her and I‘m sure she‘ll direct you to the signup link 💗 2y
Cinfhen @AlRah 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼awesome 🎉 2y
BarbaraBB @AlRah Thank you for joining us in #ReadingAsia2020! It‘ll be a great way to connect with others here. Thanks for explaining all about it @Cinfhen 💕 2y
Librarybelle Welcome to #ReadingAsia2021 , @AlRah ! Thanks for posting the link, @Cinfhen ! 2y
AlRah @Librarybelle Thank you😊 2y
DGRachel @AlRah Looks like the hosts all have you covered, but welcome to Litsy! 2y
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OriginalCyn620
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Thanks to @Eggs for the collage!

It‘s going to be a great December 🥰🎄📚 📸 ❤️❄️

#DecemberSong @Eggs

#PoetryMatters @TheSpineView

#SleightheShelves @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

#FestiveFilms @Klou

Visit the hosts‘ pages for complete details! ENJOY 😉

TheSpineView Thanks for posting! 😍🥰😊 2y
OriginalCyn620 You‘re welcome @TheSpineView! 😉 2y
Eggs Thanks for reposting 🤗 2y
OriginalCyn620 You‘re welcome @Eggs! 😊 2y
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TK-421
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Lots of fun photo challenges going on this month!

🍂 #PoetryMatters hosted by @TheSpineView
🍂 #RememberNovember hosted by @Klou
🍂 #ForeverNovember hosted by@OriginalCyn620 & @AlwaysBeenaLoverofBooks
🍂 #ThankfulThoughts hosted by @Eggs
🍂 #QuotsyNov20 hosted by @TK-421

Check out each host‘s feed to learn more & find the full-size lists of prompts 🍁

OriginalCyn620 Thanks! 😊 2y
Eggs Great collage❣️ Thanks so much @TK-421 2y
TheSpineView Thanks for putting the collage together!🤩🤩🤩 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you 🙏🏻🤗 2y
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OriginalCyn620
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Repost:

October challenges 🎃🧟‍♀️🍁🍂

#fallfinds @Eggs

#poetrymatters @TheSpineView

#wordsofoctober @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

#horrorseason @Klou

Visit each host‘s page for full info. 😉😊

TheSpineView Thanks for reposting! 🥰👍📚🧡🎃 2y
valeriegeary It's been a long time since I did one of these... dare I? 🤔 2y
Klou Thanks for sharing!! 2y
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OriginalCyn620 You‘re welcome @Klou and @TheSpineView! 😊 2y
OriginalCyn620 You should dare @valeriegeary! 2y
Eggs Thanks ❣️ 2y
OriginalCyn620 You‘re welcome @Eggs 😊 2y
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OriginalCyn620
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Eggs Thanks 👍🏼🥳 2y
OriginalCyn620 You‘re welcome @Eggs! 😊 2y
TheSpineView Thanks! 👍😊🌞 2y
OriginalCyn620 You‘re welcome @TheSpineView! 😊 2y
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britt_brooke
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I purposefully set an attainable goal. Everything else is cake. I really don‘t like feeling pressured. I‘m 49 books ahead of schedule. Maybe I can hit 200 this year?! 😅

Before Litsy, my PR was 52 (which was still super awesome). So, thanks for all the good - and bad - influence, Littens! 😆

#readingchallenge

Jas16 🙌🏽 2y
Liatrek Congrats 🎉🎉🎉 2y
emilyhaldi So impressive!!! I‘m 58/101 so far... it‘s going to be a close one 😅 2y
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Velvetfur Woohoo! That's fantastic, well done you! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🎉 2y
merelybookish Wow! 👏🍦 2y
Kalalalatja You go! 👏👏👏 2y
tjwill Awesome! Will you change your goal on goodreads? I have met mine too, and sometimes I‘ll increase my goal but I haven‘t this year. 2y
Birdsong28 Congratulations 🎊 🎉 📚 📖 2y
Graciouswarriorprincess Congratulations! 2y
wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 2y
rohit-sawant Congrats! 🎉🎉 2y
BittersweetBooks Wow!! Amazing 👏🏻 2y
KVanRead Congrats!!🎉 2y
MaureenMc 👏👍🍾 2y
britt_brooke @tjwill Nope, I‘ll just leave it. I read 190 last year, so I‘ll be really happy if I can beat that, but if I don‘t, that‘s cool. 😊 2y
britt_brooke @Jas16 Thanks!! 2y
britt_brooke @Liatrek Thank you! 2y
britt_brooke @emilyhaldi That‘s fantastic! You‘ll make it! 💪🏻 2y
britt_brooke @rohit-sawant Thanks!! 2y
britt_brooke @KVanRead Thank you! 2y
britt_brooke @MaureenMc Thank you! 2y
Mollyanna Woohoo! Congrats. 🎉🍾🎉 2y
sprainedbrain 🥳🥳🥳 2y
CallMeIshmael Damn girl....as a marathon runner I feel like the guy clocking in at the 5hr mark and you chasing 2:00. You are awesome 2y
mrp27 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 2y
britt_brooke @mrp27 Thank you! 2y
britt_brooke @CallMeIshmael 😂😂 Yeah, but you run actual marathons and that‘s amazing! 2y
Gissy Congratulations! 🎉📚📚📚👏👏👏 2y
britt_brooke @Gissy Thanks!! 💚 2y
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Cinfhen
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@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620 playing catch-up for #AugustAuthors
I recently read these 3...all were #MoreMehThanYeah 🤷🏼‍♀️

TrishB Well covered though 😁 2y
Cinfhen Thanks @TrishB ❣️ 2y
OriginalCyn620 Sorry you didn‘t enjoy but good job! 👍🏻 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Really?! I loved the two on the outside!!! 2y
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TK-421
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Five fun photo challenges for August!
☀️#AugustAuthors @OriginalCyn620 & @AlwaysBeenaLoverofBooks
☀️#AboutAugust @Eggs
☀️#PoetryMatters @TheSpineView
☀️#TropesinAugust @Klou
☀️#QuotsyAug20 @TK-421
Check out each host‘s feed to learn more & find the full-size lists of prompts 🌸

OriginalCyn620 Thanks for sharing! 😊 2y
TheSpineView Thanks! 2y
TK-421 @OriginalCyn620 @TheSpineView You‘re welcome! 😊 2y
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Klou Thank you for sharing!! 2y
Eggs Lovely collage and post❣️ Thank you @TK-421 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Pretty!! Thank you! 2y
TK-421 @Klou @Eggs @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thanks & you‘re welcome! 😊 2y
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OriginalCyn620
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Repost:

Here are all the August challenges that I am aware of. When playing don't forget the hashtag and to tag the host. There are some awesome challenges and I looking forward to your interpretations.

#AboutAugust with @eggs
#AugustAuthors with @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620
#QuotsyJul20 with @TK-421
#TropesInAugust with @Klou
#poetrymatters @TheSpineView

TK-421 Thanks for sharing! 😊 2y
OriginalCyn620 You‘re very welcome @TK-421! 2y
Klou Thank you for sharing! 2y
Eggs Thank you Cynthia ❤️❤️ 2y
OriginalCyn620 You‘re welcome @Eggs @Klou! 2y
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OriginalCyn620
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Here are the challenges for August so far!

Here are the August challenges I know of so far. They are:

#TropesInAugust @Klou
#AboutAugust @eggs
#AugustAuthors @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620
#PoetryMatters @TheSpineView (thanks for the collage!)

TheSpineView You're welcome! Thanks for reposting! 🤗 2y
Klou Thanks for sharing!! ❤ 2y
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robinb
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Thanks for the tag @Texreader !
Cute graphic @TheSpineView !

1. I upped my GR challenge by 5 but have already passed that by 9. 🤣 I‘m also trying to do the monthly #bookspin and #doublespin and am participating in a mystery #LMPBC group and a fiction #LMPBC group.

2. I will probably up my GR challenge again next year and also participate in the #bookspins and #LMPBCs. I tend to like to play it safe. 😊

#Two4Tuesday

Feel free to join in!

Texreader So cool! Kudos to you for already topping your goal! Because I‘m doing so many challenges I think this‘ll be the year with the most books I‘ve read in decades! But I can‘t set numbers as goals. It stresses me out! 3y
Texreader @TheSpineView I agree with @robinb that graphic is pretty darned cute! 3y
robinb *Forgot to mention I‘m finishing up #whodunitthesequel book swap this year as well. 😊 3y
robinb @Texreader I don‘t like setting numbers either...or if I have to, I usually set them low. Too much pressure! 🤣😩 3y
TheSpineView Glad to know the graphics are a hit. I too think this will be the year for breaking records on reading. Thanks for playing! 😊 3y
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Djspens
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1. This is the first time I recorded and counted the books I‘ve read. 2. I guess I better up my challenge for 2021! @TheSpineView #readingchallenge #grammaslibrary

jb72 Great job! 3y
DAB Congrattulations 3y
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MolliesaurusRex
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Sorry if I‘m late to the game - finishing my classes has killed me over the past two weeks.😫 #booked2020 spring accomplishments/prompts: #aboutgenocide was Maus (which I technically read in winter so take that as you will), #silkpunk is Jade City (still reading, because college) & #animaloncover was HP & the Sorcerer‘s Stone👌🏼 here‘s hoping to getting through some more of the #summer prompts🤞🏼🤞🏼🤞🏼

BarbaraTheBibliophage Great job! You‘re not too late for this season‘s drawing! 3y
Cinfhen Well done 🧡You can read outside the seasons too!!! And every prompt completed (at any time) counts towards the quarterly drawings 😀 Hope you have some time off now - relax & rest 📚☀️This is your #OfficialSecondQuarterEntry 🎊🎊 3y
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cherinium
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#Booked2020 #spring #secondquarterwrapup @4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen @BarbaraTheBibliophage

I didn't get to one of the prompts this time, but I think I did ok considering my extra long work days the past 3 months.

7. Makes you LOL
8. Memoir about a parent & child (maybe next time)
9.Tartan Noir
10. Book about genocide
11. Pan Asian author or Silk Punk
12. Animal on cover

BarbaraTheBibliophage Great job! You have plenty of time to catch up—lots of us don‘t specifically read six books each quarter. 3y
Cinfhen Woohoo 🙌🏻This is your #OfficialSecondQuarterEntry 🎊📚🎉😍
3y
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OriginalCyn620
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Repost for @Eggs ... thanks for the collage!

FIVE challenges to PLAY! for July that I know of:

L to R top:
#poetrymatters @TheSpineView

#flyhighjuly @Eggs

L to R bottom:
#beautifulwords @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

#quotsyjuly20 @TK-421

#ifyoulikethis @Klou

For details and clarity visit the hosts‘ pages🤗📚💕

Klou Thank you for sharing! 😊 3y
TheSpineView Thanks for posting! 🌞 3y
OriginalCyn620 You‘re welcome, Kyra! @Klou 3y
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OriginalCyn620 You‘re welcome @TheSpineView! 😊 3y
revenge4porgy @TheSpineView, I wrote a poetry book called Porgy‘s Revenge that would fit your July challenge. 3y
TK-421 Thanks for sharing! 😊 3y
OriginalCyn620 You‘re welcome @TK-421! 3y
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Eggs
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FIVE challenges to PLAY! for July that I know of:

L to R top:
#poetrymatters @TheSpineView

#flyhighjuly @Eggs

L to R bottom:
#beautifulwords @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

#quotsyjuly20 @TK-421

#ifyoulikethis @Klou

For details and clarity visit the hosts‘ pages🤗📚💕

TK-421 Thanks for sharing! 😊 3y
Eggs @TK-421 ❤️🤗 3y
Klou Thank you for sharing! 😊 3y
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OriginalCyn620 Thanks for sharing, Sherri! @Eggs 3y
TheSpineView Thanks Sherri! 3y
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Sarahreadstoomuch
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The last section of the challenge- #yeahbaby (say it like Mike Myers for @LibrarianRyan !). Books intended for any age group can fill these prompts. I hope you‘d like to join us in this challenge! Sign ups will begin July 1st. Questions? Please ask! #bbrc

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Sarahreadstoomuch
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These books are meant for adults... but like all the sections of this challenge, it‘s up to you to interpret the prompts! #bbrc

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Sarahreadstoomuch
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Being BIPOC or LGBTQ+ doesn‘t need to be the “issue” in a YA or teen book. Let‘s celebrate the stories that allow their characters be who they are and and not be the issue that‘s being explored. #bbrc

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Sarahreadstoomuch
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Ah, middle school. These books are generally geared toward kids in 3rd-8th grades. #bbrc

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Sarahreadstoomuch
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Next category is for Easy Readers... but look for some that are beyond those old school Dick and Jane books!
#bbrc

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Sarahreadstoomuch
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The idea of the #AtoZ picture books remains the same... but we are asking you to challenge yourself to make at least 75% of these books diverse. @LibrarianRyan has made some lists on GoodReads to help you with some of those tricky Q, X, Z letters! #bbrc

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Sarahreadstoomuch
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I am super excited to join the awesome @LibrarianRyan in hosting the next #BBRC Birth and Beyond Reading Challenge! Here‘s a sneak peak of the challenge prompts for the coming year - sign ups will begin July 1.

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AsYouWish
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“Don‘t do it girl.”
“Oh I‘m not going to do it, I‘m just thinking about it. Not going to do it.” (Quote from MANY videos on TikTok)

🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️

Yep! I am doing it. For some reason I am addicted to challenges right now. However I am making up my own rules for mine. I am using books I have already read in May and June (May because that would have been when my summer break officially started and June because that is summer to me. 👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻

AsYouWish Also I am going to say a book can count for more than one prompt, if needed. I am going to limit that to two books allowed for that. Super excited about this!!! #PopSugar2020 #ReadingChallenge #WhatAmIThinking 3y
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My latest update on my reading challenges for the year.

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OriginalCyn620
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4 fun photo challenges for June! ☀️?

Check out each host‘s feed for details:

#jamminjune @Eggs

June #poetrymatters @TheSpineView

#boundtogetherjune @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

#QuotsyJun20 @TK-421

TheSpineView 👍😘😊 3y
Eggs Thanks sweet girl ❣️ 3y
TK-421 Thanks for reposting! 😊 3y
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OriginalCyn620 Thank you! 😊 3y
TheSpineView Thanks!😃 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks And now we are complete @TK-421 🎉🎊 3y
Eggs Thanks for the repost ❤️ @TK-421 3y
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OriginalCyn620
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Eggs ❤️🤗❤️ 3y
TheSpineView Thanks! 👍🤩😍 3y
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TheSpineView Thanks for doing the collage!💖 3y
OriginalCyn620 🙌🏻📚😀 3y
madams421 I love these! Thanks for sharing! How do these challenges work? (I‘m new!) You just pick books that go with the word? :) 3y
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Eggs @madams421 you choose a book, poem, song or other printed word (and add a picture) that best expresses your interpretation of the daily prompt-I hope that helps. You can check my feed for examples from the current month🤗🤗 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @madams421 welcome to Litsy!!! 🎊🎊🎊 3y
Eggs Yes, welcome to Litsy🌺🌺 Home of the nicest humans on earth ❣️@madams421 3y
madams421 Yes I‘ve been loving it so far :) Thanks, these look fun! 3y
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OriginalCyn620
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Thanks to @Eggs for the collage! Should be a fun month! ☀️

#JamminJune
#BoundTogetherJune

Eggs You‘re welcome-I see several double plays between us 👏🏻📚🤗 @OriginalCyn620 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 📚💗❤️ 3y
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Okay, here are my #15books15weeks picks! I gave myself some parameters but didn't let myself overthink it too much: light reads, either recently published or forthcoming that I've been excited about, or gifted books I hadn't read yet. @TheHeartlandBookFairy

Librarybelle You have so many pictured that I want to read too! Lots of good books coming out in the next couple months! 3y
TheHeartlandBookFairy Awesome choices, thank you for joining us! Keep us posted on your progress ☺️ 3y
BookishTrish What a great stack!!! 3y
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OriginalCyn620
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TheSpineView Thanks! 3y
Eggs You‘re most welcome ❣️ 3y
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Two challenges for May! Thanks @Eggs for the collage!

#MagicalMay
#BiblioMAYnia

Eggs @OriginalCyn620 🌼🌟🌺 3y
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Repost for @Eggs

We could all use some magic! 💫
#MagicalMay

Eggs Thanks ❤️❤️❤️ @OriginalCyn620 3y
gradcat @Eggs I‘m an idiot! What do we do for this one? ♥️♥️♥️ (Don‘t be mad that I don‘t know what to do, please 🤞🏼) (edited) 3y
Eggs @erzascarletbookgasm Thanks for the repost Minette💗💗choose a book, poem, song or other, and a photo that expresses your interpretation of the prompt-use # and tag me! I could never be mad at you 🥰🥰🥰 (edited) 3y
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From @katy4peas

1. Lonesome Dove
2. The Stand
3. The BookLoft
4. A Streetcar Named Desire
5. Stand By Me
6. Too too many to list
7. Narnia is the only thing I can think of
8. Anything Ann Patchett, it's not my typical go to read but I've been pleasantly surprised everytime
9. To read books from my shelves only
10. Anywhere!
11. Winnie The Pooh

#quarantinereadschallange