Saturday, August 1, 2015

A Million More Pages - Campfire Cookout

Campfire Cookout hosted by A Million More Pages on Goodreads.

Even though Hogwarts have ended I am still taking part in challenges in the group A Million More Pages on Goodreads. I hope to read 9 books for this challenge.

Campfire Cook-out
August 1 to September 30, 2015
7-9 books

For this challenge, you will be building a campfire and then you will put together the ingredients to make a few popular campfire snacks. Your campfire cookout will be considered complete when you finish 7-to-9 tasks, which will earn a badge. *Please let me know before you claim your badge. (I'm not verifying, I just want to see finished challenges because they make me happy).

Fire (2-3 books total)
First, you need to build your fire. To do so, choose two-to-three of the following tasks.
1. Read a book with a mostly red or mostly orange cover
Fire Country by David Estes
2. Read a book with "Fire" in the title or series name
Fire at Twilight by Lila Ashe
3. Read a book with fire/flames on the cover
A Hidden Fire by Elizabeth Hunter
4. Read a book about a firefighter from one of the following Listopias; name the list and the placement number of your book:
Firemen Are Hot
Firefighter Books
Best Gay Firemen Paramedics EMTs
Firefighter Romance Heroes
Note: Whatever list and book, your character *must* be a firefighter, not an EMT/cop/paramedic!

Hot Dogs (2-3 books total)
Roast some wienies by choosing two-to-three of the following tasks.
1. Read a book that is food-related fiction
The St. Valentine's Day Cookie Massacre by Elisabeth Crabtree
2. Read a book that you think has a HOT cover
3. Read a book that has a three letter word AND a four letter word in the title
The Mad Ship by Robin Hobb
4. Read a book with a 7 in the number of pages or in the publication date
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare (first published January 1st 2007)
5. Read a book with a dog on the cover

S'mores (3 books total)
Put together your ingredients for S'mores. Choose one task per ingredient:

1. Graham Crackers (choose one)
✶Read a book that starts with a "G" or a "C"
Country Heaven by Ava Miles
✶Read a book with a two-word title
✶Read a book with a character or author with the name of Graham (first or last name is fine)
✶Read two books that are more than 70 pages but less than 140 pages, each. Note: For THIS task ONLY, you may ignore the AMMP rules for page count, but it still must be adult or YA; novellas and plays are allowed if they fit page requirements!

2. Marshmallow (choose one)
✶Read a book with a mostly white cover
The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson
✶Read something "fluffy", as represented by one of the following genres on a book's main page:
a. Chick-Lit
b. Humor
✶Read a book where the main character's name starts with an M

3. Chocolate (choose one)
✶Read a book you consider to be "sweet" (please explain how the book fits)
✶Read a book with a mostly brown cover
✶Read a book with chocolate on the cover
✶Read a book with a one-word title
Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Standard Rules:
✪ Minimum Page Length: 125 (140 for YA)
✪ Are Rereads Allowed? Yes
✪ Can I start a book before Challenge Start Date? Yes, but it must be finished ON or AFTER August 1,2015
✪ Children Allowed with restrictions: Yes
☛ Restrictions: must also have YA as Main Page Genre
✪ Posting Requirements when complete:
☛Book title/cover, author, date read
✪ Are Audiobooks Allowed? Yes
✪ Manga,Comics, Graphic Novels Allowed? No
✪ Can I Ignore A/An/The in Titles? Yes
✪ Can a book be used more than once in this challenge? No
✪ Can the Tasks be done in any order: Yes

List of books:

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