Saturday, December 12, 2009
1. It is snowing so stay inside and stay warm by reading a book while curled up in bed or in a warm bubble bath.
2. Library Lovers month is February so read a book you picked out from the library (actually look at the library not online J)
3. Read a book with a place in the title (city, state, store, street, etc)
4. Comfort food is a winter staple so why not comfort food for the brain. Read a book you haven’t read by one of your favorite author or in your favorite genre.
5. Let the nesties pick your book. Post a clicky poll with 5 books. Most votes wins.
6. It is Valentine’s day read a book with one of the following on the cover: flower, Candy, Chocolate, Wine, Jewelry, or a heart. Or a book with a red or pink cover.
7. Women’s History Month is in March read a book with a Woman main character.
8. We are in the first, second, and third month so read a book in first, second, or third person or has 1,2,3 points of view depending on the month you are reading it in(Ex. Read in March read third person or 3 characters)
9. It is snowy and cold so read a book that makes you think of the beach or warmer weather.
10. January is National Book month so read a book of your choosing.
10 Point Tasks
1. Read the book that has been on your tbr the longest
2. Handwriting Day is January 23rd so read a book written in diary, email, letter, journal form (Ex: Jessica Darling series)
3. Super bowl Sunday is in February so read a book about a rivalry
4. February is Black History Month so read a biography or a book written by an African American Author or with an African American main character
5. National Freedom day is February 1st so read a book about something we are free to do.
6. It is St. Patrick’s day so read a book set in Ireland, written by an Irish author, or has a green cover (Ex: Marian Keyes writes about Ireland)
7. March 14th is Pi day so read a book that has a circle or any other shape on the cover
8. Let’s start the new decade of by reading a bestseller from the 2000s. (Can be any list from 2000-2009)
9. The first day of Spring is March 20th so spring ahead and read a book set in the future.
10. Read a book with 500 pages.
15 point task
1. Read across America day is March 2nd so read 2 books set on different sides of the country or world (Ex. One set in America and one set in Europe)
2. February is the shortest month so make the most of it and read the longest book on your TBR pile.
3. New Year’s resolutions are being made (and broken) so read a book where the main character goes through a major change or makes a resolution.
4. Iho of the ever popular health care debate read a book about a character who has a health condition or helps someone who does (ex: Handle with Care-Jodi Picoult)
5. Read either January, February, or March’s book club book and participate in the discussion
6. Read a book by an author from your state, state you have lived, or would like to live
7. January 19th is National popcorn day so read a book you think would make a good movie (pretend Hollywood wouldn’t mess it up) while eating popcorn. (Bonus if you post your cast)
8. Read a book with 600 pages.
9. Read a book in a genre you don’t normally enjoy.
10. Read a Science Fiction novel
Thursday, October 29, 2009
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Thursday, October 15, 2009
So if you have suggestions go ahead and leave them here if you don't want to forget them. If not start thinking so we can have another great challenge.
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
1. MrsGinTN- Read a book and cook a MEAL that was inspired by the book.
2. Mrsfu-Read a fairy tale; then write your own modern version and post for the NBC. (can be as short or as long as you like)
3. am+a-Read a novel (not a memoir) by John Irving:
4. MrsJuicy2Be-Read a book about your dream career (fiction or non-fiction). Create a list of steps you need to take in order to have your dream career and post it. If you already have your dream job, read and write about the next step you'll take in your career.
5. Jackiback- read 7,500 pages over the course of the FBC.
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
5 Point Tasks
1. IHO Breast Cancer Awareness month read a book with a pink cover or tile or about a victim's story.
2. IHO Friday the 13th(Nov. 13th) read the 13th book on your TBR shelf. If you do not have a goodreads shelf then either read the 13th book on your physical shelf or if that isn't possible pull a title out of 13 pieces of paper.
3.IHO Black Friday/Cyber Monday, read a book that you bought on clearance (that day or before) or sale or Read a book about shopping/retail.
4. IHO Christmas gift giving read a book that you were given as a gift or bought with a gift card. (If you don't get books as a gift buy yourself a book as a gift to yourself for being great!)
5. IHO the darker nights curl up with a mystery.
6. IHO the cold nights read a book under a blanket or in front of a fire.
7. IHO Fall colors read a book with a brown, orange, red, yellow, or black cover.
8. IHO Sweetest Day read a book with a flower or type of Candy in the title.
9. IHO Sadie Hawkins day read a book where the main character is a male.
10. IHO Statue of Liberty dedication read a book set in New York.
10 Point Tasks
1.Read a book by an author that you have been meaning to read, but haven't gotten around to.
2. IHO National Teen Read Week read a Young Adult book.
3. IHO Daylight Savings Time fall back, read a Historical Fiction book
4. IHO fall read a book about Fall'ing in love, off the wagon, etc.
5. Read a book that comes out in October, November, December
6. Read an NBC monthly book that you wanted to read but didn't get the chance too. If you have read them all then read and discuss Oct., Nov., or Dec. book.
7. IHO the holidays Read a book about a religion other than your own
8. IHO Halloween read a horror/suspense book
9. IHO Thanksgiving read a book about Families
10. IHO Halloween read a book about ghosts, witches, vampires, goblins, etc.
15 Point Task
1. Go to random word generator (http://watchout4snakes.com/CreativityTools/RandomWord/RandomWord.aspx) and read a book with that word in the title or a book about that word or related to the word.
2. Choose an unfinished task from one of the last 3 challenges and finish it. If you finished all the challenges redo your hardest task. If you haven't done any other challenges then go back to the tasks in the bookchallenge blog and pick your favorite to do.
3. Read a book and pick a playlist of at least 5 songs that you feel would fit the book. Post the list on NBC
4. IHO T.V. starting read a book that a T.V. Show or Made for T.V. Movie/big screen movie was based off of. If possible watch the show or movie and Post a comparison
5. Read a book from the 1001 books to read list
6. IHO Pearl Harbor and Rememberance Day read a book about WWII or a book about/set in Hawaii
7. IHO National Family Literacy month read a book a family member recommended to you.
8. IHO Columbus Day read a book where the main character travels or a travel memoir
9. IHO Edgar Allen Poe's death and National Poetry month read a book of short stories or poetry
10. Go to thisonenext.com and put in your last book read. Read one of the suggestions given to you on what to read next.
Tuesday, July 7, 2009
25 POINT TASKS
1. Mrs.GinTN- Read a book and cook a meal inspired by that book.
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.
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:
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.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
5 POINT TASKS1. 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.
3. Read a book with a Summer word in the title (sun, heat, sand, hot, etc).
4. Read a book YOU would considered a beach read (Chick lit, mystery, etc.).
5. IHO Friendship day (August 2nd) read a book about friends or siblings.
6. Read a book with a food or drink in the title.
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.
9. Christmas in July, Read a book about/set during Christmas
10.IHO Dog days of Summer read a book with the word dog in the title or about a dog.
10 POINT TASKS1. IHO summer blockbusters read a book of your choice and then choose your cast, then share with NBC
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.
4. Read a book set in a place you have, will, or would like to travel to.
5. Read a book about a Summer romance or a romance book.
6. Read a book about a library, librarian, book store, or anything else book related.
7. Read a book about getting married, weddings, being married.
8. Read a book with a verb in the title (Walk, run, talk, etc).
9. Read a book you first heard about on NBC.
10. Read a book with a teenager as the main character or set in a high school.
15 POINT TASKS1. Read a book that an author you enjoy has read or suggested.
2. IHO back to school in August read a book off your high school’s summer reading list.
3. Read a book by an author born in July, August, September.
4. Read a book about a disaster or tragedy (Tornado, hurricane, 9/11, plane crash, etc.)
5. Judge a book by its cover, read a book based solely on the cover or title.
6. Read a book about Royalty (Tudors, Princess Diaries, etc)
7. Read July, August, or September’s NBC book and participate in the discussions.
8. Read the first and second (or 3rd and 4th) book in a series
9. Read a book that is at least 500 pages.
10. Second chances- Read a book by an author you didn’t enjoy the first time around.
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Emily 227- 260
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
1. Jackiback’s task: read a book by the most wonderful, legendary Stephen King
2. Heyrebekah’s task: Read a fiction novel AND a non-fiction book on the same topic
3.Mrs.GinTin’s tasl: Read a book from a genre that you normally do not read.
4. Greenbride624’s task: Read a book and cook a meal inspired by it.
5.Cnthrdlywt2bwz’s task - Choose a song that has meaning to you (or that you like). Read a book where the title or content identify with that song. Complete this task by writing your own song verse or haiku and sharing with us.
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Emily 227- 190
Friday, March 6, 2009
Emily 227- 190
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
5 POINT TASKS
1. In Honor of Mother’s Day read a book about motherhood (fiction or non-fiction) or with the word mother in the title.
2. Read a book that is released in April, May, or June of 2009.
3. Read 2 of your favorite childhood chapter books
4. Read a book with a one-word title.
5. Read a book with a flower or plant in the title.
6. Read a book with a Spring word in the title (Ex: rain, sun, showers, Easter, Grass, Egg)
7. Read a book with one of these words in the title: Old, New, Borrowed, Blue, or wedding (As June is the big wedding month)
8. Close your eyes and point to a book on your bookshelf/tbr pile and read that book.
9. Read a book about Baseball.
10.Read a book with the name of a character or person in the title.
10 POINT TASKS
1. Listen to an audio book
2. Read a collection of short stories/ poetry
3. Read a book that takes place in your city/state (http://www.bibliotravel.com )
4. Read a book written by a Hispanic author.
5. Read a book by a Gay, Lesbian or Transgender author or with a GLT character.
6. Read a Classic
7. Read a book where the main character is a child.
8. Read a book your Husband/Significant other picked for you.
9. Read a True Crime Book
10. Read a book about a war/soldier.
15 POINT TASKS
1. Read one of the NBC books (April, May, or June) and participate in the discussion.
2. Read a book that was required of you to read in High School that you didn’t finish or appreciate.
3. Read a book from the 1001 books you should read before you die. (http://www.listsofbests.com/list/2222 )
4. Finish a book you started and never finished (You can’t be more than half way through).
5. Read the book that has had a movie counterpart released in 2009 (www.imdb.com )
6. A book with the title format "The _____'s ______." (like The Pilot's Wife, The Time-Traveler's Wife, The Memory Keeper's Daughter, etc)
7. Read a Pulitzer Prize winner ( http://www.litweb.net/pulitzer.html )
8. Read a book where the character/or author has the same first name as you or your husband/significant other (http://www.librarything.com )
9. Read a book that was released the year you were born.
10. Hook up with a nestie and read the book they tell you to. (will be picked soon)
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Emily 227- 190
Thursday, February 5, 2009
Emily 227- 190
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Emily 227- 190
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Emily 227- 105
Emily 227- 105
Tuesday, January 6, 2009
- We have 58 participants so far. You can jump in whenever you want. Here is the list as of 4:00 on January 6, 2008. I will check in again on the 12th.
Emily 227- 50
Thursday, January 1, 2009
I will post weekly check-ins on Mondays on the Nest Book Club Board. I will post the results here.