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Charming Summer Reading Challenges
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Charming Reads Challenges 2018

Longer days mean more daylight for reading outside. Why complete a Charming Reads Challenge in the process? You will have three months to complete one (or more) of three challenges this summer. How do they work?

For each challenge, you’ll be given five books to complete. Read three of them and post 2+ times in the appropriate discussion thread to complete that challenge and earn this beautiful stamp:

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Participating in the challenge can also help earn you our book club stamps, which is always a bonus!

Track your progress in this thread using the form below:

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<center>[b]CHALLENGE NAME[/b]</center>
[b]Book 1:[/b] [i]Started[/i]: /[i]Finished[/i]:
[b]Book 2:[/b] [i]Started[/i]: /[i]Finished[/i]:
[b]Book 3:[/b] [i]Started[/i]: /[i]Finished[/i]:
[b]Book 4:[/b] [i]Started[/i]: /[i]Finished[/i]:
[b]Book 5:[/b] [i]Started[/i]: /[i]Finished[/i]:

Finally, everyone who completes a challenge will get one raffle entry per. You’ll also get an extra one for completing all five books in one challenge like the lean, mean, reading machine you are!

What are the challenges, you ask?

CHARMING READS YA FANTASY CHALLENGE:
CHARMING READS VICTORIAN LIT CHALLENGE:
CHARMING READS LADIES’ MYSTERY/THRILLER CHALLENGE:
Happy Reading!




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Totally in!

LADIES’ MYSTERY/THRILLER CHALLENGE

And Then There Were None: Started: 18th August /Finished: 18th August
The Brighton Mermaid: Started: 4th June /Finished:
Bonfire: Started: /Finished:
I'll Be Gone in the Dark: Started: /Finished:
The Dry: Started: 7th June /Finished: 11th June

Starting times may change depending on when everything other than ATTWN arrive - thanks for burning through some of my pay for this month Kayte xD
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This sounds like a great way to spend my summer of nothing. Now to figure out how to get to the library.

YA FANTASY CHALLENGE

Terrier: Started: 8 June /Finished: June 10
A Darker Shade of Magic: Started: /Finished:
The Diviners: Started: /Finished:
A Court of Thorns and Roses: read in 2015/2016
The Hazel Wood: [i]Started
: June 13 /Finished: June 16

VICTORIAN LIT CHALLENGE

The Women in White: Started: /Finished:
North & South: Started: /Finished:
Carmilla: Started: /Finished:
Lady Audley's Secret: Started: /Finished:
Hard Times: Started: /Finished:

LADIES’ MYSTERY/THRILLER CHALLENGE

The Dry: Started: /Finished:
I'll Be Gone in the Dark: Started: /Finished:
Bonfire: Started: /Finished:
And Then There Were None: Started: /Finished:
The Brighton Mermaid: Started: /Finished:


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CHARMING READS VICTORIAN LIT CHALLENGE:

  • The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins | Started: 2 June | Finished:
  • North & South by Margaret Gaskell | Started: | Finished:
  • Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu | Started: | Finished:
  • Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon | Started: | Finished:
  • Hard Times by Charles Dickens | Started: | Finished:


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VIC LIT CHALLENGE

The Woman in White: Started: May 14th /Finished: June 7th
North and South: Started: /Finished:
Carmilla: Started: /Finished:
Lady Audley's Secret: Started: June 24th, 2017 /Finished: July 12th, 2017
Hard Times: Started: /Finished:

LADIES' MYSTERY/THRILLER

The Dry: Started: July 19th /Finished: July 27th
I'll Be Gone in the Dark: Started: /Finished:
Bonfire: Started: /Finished:
And Then There Were None: Started: July 10th /Finished: July 18th
The Brighton Mermaid: Started: April 21st /Finished: April 27th


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VICTORIAN LIT CHALLENGE

The Woman in White: Started: /Finished:
North and South: Started: /Finished:
Carmilla: Started: /Finished:
Lady Audley's Secret: Started: /Finished:
Hard Times: Started: /Finished:

I was able to get all of these free off of iBooks so am going to start off with these! If I can convince J to bankroll getting me some books, I'll order the other ten off Amazon if I can't find them on iBooks. #notmymoney
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Starting with VicLit, will try the others if I manage this one!

VICTORIAN LIT CHALLENGE

The Woman in White: Started: idek /Finished: idek; but I have read it at least five times before, will re-read again if I have time xD
North and South: Started: 29th July /Finished: 5th August
Carmilla: Started: 16th June /Finished: 18th June
Lady Audley's Secret: Started: /Finished:
Hard Times: Started: /Finished:



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YA FANTASY CHALLENGE

Terrier: Started: /Finished: Read it October 2017!
A Darker Shade of Magic: Started: /Finished: Read it Jan 2017!
The Diviners: Started: /Finished:
The Hazel Wood: Started: /Finished:
A Court of Thorns and Roses: Started: /Finished:

LADIES' MYSTERY/THRILLER CHALLENGE

I'll Be Gone in the Dark: Started: June 10th /Finished: Aug 29
Bonfire: Started: June 7th /Finished: Aug 15
The Dry: Started: /Finished:
And Then There Were None: Started: Aug 1/Finished: Aug 1
The Brighton Mermaid: Started: /Finished:

Starting with the two I KNOW I can manage ;)



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YA FANTASY

Terrier: Started: 6/28/18 /Finished: 7/9/18
A Darker Shade of Magic: Started: 6/8/2018 /Finished: 6/26/18
The Diviners: Started: 7/18/18 /Finished: 8/3/18
A Court of Thorns and Roses: Started: /Finished: Read November 2017!
The Hazel Wood: Started: 7/11/18/Finished: 7/17/18


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YA FANTASY CHALLENGE:

Terrier : Started: /Finished:
A Darker Shade of Magic: Started: /Finished:
The Diviners: Started: /Finished:
A Court of Thorns and Roses: Started: June 20th /Finished:
The Hazel Wood: Started: /Finished:

Hoping to get these and maybe the other challenges from my library!
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YA FANTASY CHALLENGE

Terrier: Started: /Finished:
A Darker Shade of Magic: Started: /Finished:
The Diviners: Started: June 18th / Finished: July 14th
A Court of Thorns and Roses: Started: /Finished:
The Hazel Wood: Started: /Finished:

VICTORIAN LIT CHALLENGE

The Woman in White: Started: /Finished:
North & South: Started: /Finished:
Carmilla: Started: /Finished:
Lady Audley's Secret: Started: June 15th /Finished:
Hard Times: Started: /Finished:


Avatar courtesy of Bree! <3
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Victorian Lit

The Woman in White: Started: July 5, 2018 /Finished:
Hard Times: Started: /Finished:
North and South: Started: /Finished:
Carmilla: Started: /Finished:
Lady Audley’s Secret: Started: /Finished:


Magic by MJ!


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YA FANTASY

Terrier: Started: 7/30 Finished:
A Darker Shade of Magic: Started: Finished:
The Diviners: Started: Finished:
A Court of Thorns and Roses: Started: /Finished: Read January 2018!
The Hazel Wood: Started: Finished:


Another Glorious MJ Set!
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VICTORIAN LIT

North and South: Started: 7.30.2018 /Finished:
Hard Times: Started: / Finished:
The Woman In White: Started: / Finished:
Carmilla: Started: / Finished:
Lady Audley's Secret: Started: / Finished:



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