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Sweet Summer Read-a-Thon | Challenge Hosts Needed

Hi all,

I'm hosting the Sweet Summer read-a-thon from June 9th-15th, and at the moment I'm looking for people to become challenge hosts.

If you'd like to become a host, please fill out the form which yu can see …

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Added by Hannah Harvey on May 27, 2014 at 4:39am — No Comments

Tackling The Shelves Read-a-Thon

Hi guys,

I'm teaming up with Sandra over at Sandra's World of Books to host a read-a-thon from April 1st - April 7th. The idea behind it is for people to come together and tackle their TBR piles, and if they have …
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Added by Hannah Harvey on March 26, 2014 at 8:37am — No Comments

Ringwinner and Luckwearer

And we’re back! In truth, I didn’t go much of anywhere, I just got completely absorbed in these books. Again, yes, I do stay up late at night thinking about these things.

The latest thing that has struck me about Tolkien’s writings is his interesting perspective on names. A…

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Added by Stooshie on January 6, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Unexpected Wordplay

While I have been very terrible with posting updates, prepare yourselves! My time has not been wasted! The great reading adventure is well underway! 

While I could do a basic overview of the plot and a blow-by-blow of some of the important aspects of the story, I don’t want to focus on those. After all, if you’re actually taking the…

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Added by Stooshie on December 30, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

I'm looking for someone to share in an adventure...

I’m looking for someone to share in an adventure

What kind of adventure you say? Why, sit right down and I’ll tell you. There may be a contract that you’ll have to sign later, so be prepared. So, this adventure… 

It’s a feat of…

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Added by Stooshie on December 10, 2013 at 12:18am — 2 Comments

Coming soon to a winter break near you...

Witness a mighty feat of nerdiness, reading and fun!

It will amaze! It will dazzle! 

It will make me question my sanity!…

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Added by Stooshie on November 25, 2013 at 12:30am — No Comments

Read-a-Thon Challenge: Intro

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That's right, I'm joining The Book Tower's read-a-thon! The challenge: read as many books as you can between August 1st and August 7th. We'll see how many books I get through...

 

Some of the unread books in my house waiting for the start of the…

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Added by KnittyWitty on July 31, 2013 at 4:31pm — No Comments

Read-a-Thon

Hi guys,

 

I decided to host a read-a-thon on my website, it's going to run from August 1st - August 7th, and you can sign up right now by clicking here

 

What does it involve? Simple, read as many books as you can in a week. Full details on my website.

 

I hope to get some…

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Added by Hannah Harvey on July 21, 2013 at 8:30am — 11 Comments

This weeks Song Club Challenge, Write a song about summer.

Every week for the past four years I have posted a weekly songwriting challenge to my blog

The Song Club . This weeks Song Club Challenge is to write a song about summer.

All you have to do

  1. write an awesome song loosely based on the weeks Song Club…
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Added by Ben Davila on June 10, 2013 at 10:27am — No Comments

Live Below The Line

My college recently endorsed this challenge "Live Below The Line" where for 5 days you try to survive on just $1.75 a day, for 5 days.  In our modern society of fancy clothes and automatic doors its easy to forget about the little things, food, water, life. I think we should all experience what 1/3 of the world's population lives through each day.

Heres the idea, spend only a $1.75 a day for 5 day. Are you up for the challenge? …

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Added by Zach on March 28, 2013 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Books Read in 2013

1. Fairest Volume I: Wide Awake by Bill Willingham

2. Werewolves of the Heartland by Bill Willingham

3. 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson…

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Added by WhitneySkyWalker on January 27, 2013 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

I have decided to do the 100 book challenge!

Before hearing about it on here I had already made it one of my resolutions to read 100 books this year! So far I'm off to a good start and read Feed in one day. Woo! In other news I have no idea what to put on this website. Like This is really my first time using it and I don't know what to do. Any tips? Please and thanks

Added by Tasha Sutherland on January 3, 2013 at 4:58pm — No Comments

Week 2!!!

Fellow nerdfighter Eliose Pearson has started an awesome project called the Project for Fiction (punning on Vlogbrothers' Project for Awesome.) The main point of the Project for Fiction is to get together a group of young writers to collaborate on an awesome multi chapter piece of fiction.

I'm super exited about it and can't wait to get to work on it. If any one is interested, use the link bellow.



P.S. I will also be posting this on…

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Added by Kiley nash on October 4, 2012 at 5:38pm — 1 Comment

One blog a week challenge

Hello, you ar probably the best audience for this, I was recently reading the most recent blogs, and I came across a blog post by Eloise Pearson, which lead me to another one of her post talking about having nothing to write on her university app, so she's started a weekly blog; well, if any of you have ever seen m channel, (which you probably haven't) you know I don't put out much content. Mainly because I don't like editing, but I do want to get more involved in this amazing community, so,… Continue

Added by Kiley nash on September 25, 2012 at 10:51pm — 1 Comment

Vlog Every Day in the Second Half of July (VEDSHJ)

Today marked my 20th video, and my midpoint in my 3 month vlogging journey. So, to give a treat to the 32 awesome subscribers that actually like my videos and watch them, I decided to make one video every day in the rest of July.

In addition to awesome increasing strategy, I've also decided to allow my subscribers to come up with a challenge/punishment to do for every 50 subscribers I have. Likely, I will hit 50, considering…

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Added by Kenny Goff on July 16, 2012 at 5:11pm — 2 Comments

A long lost relative

I was at my little brothers birthday the other day and while I my father, his brother and their wifes sat around the coffee table and chatted.  Somehow, as these things often do the talk quickly turned to family history, then a off hand comment caught my attention: "The man I am named after is probably long dead." probably?

As it turns out my great grandmothers brother went out of the country, to the Americas, among other places, he was in written contact with his sister for some time…

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Added by Guðmundur Hrannar Úlfarsson on March 19, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Book Number 2: Paper Towns Added Books 6 & 7

I would like to start off by saying that this book was no where near as enthralling as Looking for Alaska. The book started off rather quickly and then started to pander off. I would have to say that the best part isn't even the ending. The best part of the book, in my own opinion, was the first half of Part Three. That's a moment where you get to see a lot of personality in the characters. Up until that point every character in the book just seemed flat and unrealistic. They seemed as if…

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Added by Wayne "Plank" Lewis on December 26, 2011 at 2:50am — No Comments

100 Book Challenge!

So the New Year is just about upon us and I think that this year I'm going to do a bunch of new things, starting with the 100 Book Challenge! I'm going to read a few books before the year is over so since it is so close to the turn over I figure I might as well count them. I am not going to list them all right now, since I don't really have 100 books off the top of my head I want to read so instead I will keep updating my blog with the ones I have read, am reading, or that I intend to…

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Added by Wayne "Plank" Lewis on December 25, 2011 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Harmony...In Your Pants

Because really, with a title like that...who could resist?  Anyways, updates on the 100 book challenge! Also, one must note that if I don't remember a character's name, I will probably make one up and include a note about the character so as everyone else can identify them.

 

Harmony (Project Itoh): I seem to be into the whole perfect/imperfect society books lately. Haha. This one was surprisingly good, with a totally twist out…

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Added by Mac on June 27, 2011 at 9:25pm — No Comments

The Last Maze Affair

Well, over the last couple of days I finished The Masuda Affair, The Maze Runner and The Last Little Blue Envelope. I found all of them very good, though Maze Runner and Blue Envelope were my favorites out of the three.

 

So The Masuda Affair (I.J. Parker) ended up not being a mystery…

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Added by Mac on June 16, 2011 at 8:26pm — No Comments

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