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Saturday, September 1, 2018

#COYER Big Summer Birthday Bash: Wrap-up Post

This is my Wrap-up Post for the COYER Big Summer Birthday Bash hosted by Berls @ Fantasy is More Fun, Michelle @ Because Reading & Stormi @ Books, Movies, Reviews! Oh My!

Goody #1: Declare your cleaning goal!

  • Deep Clean – More than 20 books - COMPLETED!
  1. A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage
  2. The Journey by Kathryn Lasky (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, Book #2)
  3. Unearthly by Cynthia Hand (Unearthly, Book #1)
  4. Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters (Amelia Peabody, Book #1)
  5. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the PIe by Alan Bradley (Flavia de Luce, Book #1)
  6. Ensnared by A.G. Howard (Splintered, Book #3)
  7. Mirrored by Alex Flinn (Kendra Chronicles, Book #3)
  8. Radiant by Cynthia Hand (Unearthly, Book #2.5)
  9. Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill (Chicagoland Vampires, Book #1)
  10. Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore
  11. The Rescue by Kathryn Lasky (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, Book #3)
  12. Unbury Carol by Josh Malerman
  13. Devil to Pay by Jeaniene Frost (Night Huntress, Book #3.5)
  14. Boundless by Cynthia Hand (Unearthly, Book #3)
  15. The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay
  16. Zero Day by Ezekiel Boone (The Hatching, Book #3)
  17. Promise Me by Richard Paul Evans
  18. Starry Night by Debbie Macomber
  19. A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
  20. Cottage by the Sea by Debbie Macomber
  21. Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel
  22. Christmas Crumble by M.C. Beaton (An Agatha Raisin Short Story)
  23. The Siege by Kathryn Lasky (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, Book #4)
  24. Blessed in the Darkness by Joel Osteen
  25. Ten Little Indians by Agatha Christie
  26. In the Woods by Tana French (Dublin Murder Squad, Book #1)
  27. The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz (Hawthorne, Book #1)
  28. Invisible Darkness: The Horrifying Case of Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka by Stephen Williams
  29. The Shattering by Kathryn Lasky (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, Book #5)
  30. The Nightmare Room by Chris Sorensen (The Messy Man, Book #1)
  31. On the Island by Tracey Garvis Graves (On the Island, Book #1)
  32. The Good House by Tananarive Due
  33. Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young (Sky in the Deep, Book #1)
  34. Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

    Goody #3: Participate in 1, 2, 3, 4, or all 5 of our Summer Read-a-thons! Get extra entries in the Goody Bag Giveaway when you participate and follow the rules Michelle will share in the FB group before each read-a-thon.


    COMPLETED!
    I participated in all of the read-a-thons.


    1. Fairy Tales with a Twist: Read fairy tale re-tellings and give those childhood favorites a twist! Read-a-thon runs Sunday June 17th 12am EST to Saturday June 23rd 11:59pm EST
    2. Christmas in July!: Read Holiday themed books. Read-a-thon runs Sunday July 15th 12am EST to Saturday July 21st 11:59pm EST
    3. Dusting Off The Shelves: Read the oldest books in your physical or e-library. They have to have sat on your shelf for at least 1 year. Read-a-thon runs Sunday July 29th 12am EST to Saturday August 4th 11:59pm EST
    4. Scary Stories by the Campfire!:Read about ghosts, goblins, and any other horror/thriller that would make for a scary campfire tale!Read-a-thon runs Sunday August 5th 12am EST to Saturday August 11th 11:59pm EST
    5. Short and Sweet! Fill your final days not with Novels but with Novellas! Read-a-thon runs Sunday August 26th 12am EST to Friday August 31st 11:59pm EST

    Goody #4: Participate in one or all the Mini-Challenges hosted by COYER participants to get an entry in the goody bag. Get an extra entry for being a mini-challenge host. Email coyerchallenge@gmail.com if interested in hosting.



    COMPLETED!

    I participated in the Fairy Tale Scavenger Hunt hosted by Kristen @ Book Monsters. My blog post is HERE.


    Goody #7: Fill in 1 or all of the 4 BINGO Boards over the entire COYER Birthday Bash for a point per board in the Goody Bag Widget. Get your bingo boards as a .jpg file or .pptx file!



    FAILED
    I didn't complete this one, but I didn't expect that I would. But I tried!! I completed 16/26 squares.





    1. NON-FICTION: A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage
    2. CHAPTER BOOKS: The Journey by Kathryn Lasky (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, Book #2)
    3. YOUNG ADULT: Unearthly by Cynthia Hand (Unearthly, Book #1)
    4. HISTORICAL: Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters (Amelia Peabody, Book #1)
    5. PNR: Devil to Pay by Jeaniene Frost (Night Huntress, Book #3.5)
    6. MG: The Rescue by Kathryn Lasky (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, Book #3)
    7. ROMANCE: Cottage by the Sea by Debbie Macomber
    8. COMEDY: Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore
    9. URBAN FANTASY: Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill (Chicagoland Vampires, Book #1)
    10. FAIRY-TALE RETELLING: Mirrored by Alex Flinn (Kendra Chronicles, Book #3)
    11. SUSPENSE: The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz (Hawthorne, Book #1)
    12. HORROR: The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay
    13. YOUR CHOICE (MYSTERY): The Sweetness at the Bottom of the PIe by Alan Bradley (Flavia de Luce, Book #1)
    14. THRILLER: In the Woods by Tana French (Dublin Murder Squad, Book #1)
    15. SCI-FI: Zero Day by Ezekiel Boone (The Hatching, Book #3)
    16. DIVERSITY: Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon
    17. GRAPHIC NOVEL
    18. TIME TRAVEL
    19. DYSTOPIAN
    20. EPIC FANTASY
    21. LBGTQA+
    22. WESTERN ROMANCE
    23. GOTHIC
    24. NEW ADULT
    25. EROTICA

    Goody #9: Make a list of 15 books and read a least 10 of them over COYER Birthday Bash to get another point in the Goody Bag Giveaway!

    9/10 finished
    Actually, I'm still reading #10 (Deja Dead) and will finish it today. Does that count? LOL!
    1. Lamb by Christopher Moore 04/07/2018
    2. Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel 28/07/2018
    3. Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs
    4. Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill (Chicagoland Vampires, Book #1) 03/07/2018
    5. Invisible Darkness by Stephen Williams 12/08/2018
    6. On the Island by Tracey Garvis Graves 17/08/2018
    7. Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters (Amelia Peabody, Book #1) 16/06/2018
    8. Ensnared by A.G. Howard (Splintered, Book #3) 27/06/2018
    9. Mirrored by Alex Flinn (Kendra Chronicles, Book #3) 27/06/2018
    10. An Angel's Touch by Heather Graham
    11. Promise Me by Richard Paul Evans 18/07/2018
    12. Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning (Fever, Book #1)
    13. Summer of Night by Dan Simmons (Seasons of Horror, Book #1)
    14. The Resort by Bentley Little
    15. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

    Thanks again to all the hard-working ladies who hosted: Berls @ Fantasy is More Fun, Michelle @ Because Reading & Stormi @ Books, Movies, Reviews! Oh My!

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