Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Girls Girls Girls! - Theme of the Month Challenge

A Million More Pages discussion on goodreads

Ever notice how any songs have the word "GIRL" or "GIRLS" in the title of the song? Below are 25 songs with the word GIRL/GIRLS in the title...how many can you 'hit'?!

Thank you to Berit for developing a fun theme idea and challenge for the month!

MAY 1 - JUNE 30, 2016

1) Girls Girls Girls - Motley Crue 
♪ read a book with the same letter in the title three times only Wicked Need Sawyer Bennett 5/2/16
♪ read a book with three people on the cover 

2) Girls on Film - Duran Duran
♪ read a book that has been made into a movie 
♪ read a book with a double letter in the title Shatter Rachel Van Dyken 5/6/16

3) Uptown Girl - Billy Joel 
♪ read a book that takes place in a big city Mister O Lauren Blakely 5/8/16
♪ read a book with a spoiled character 

4) California Girls - The Beach Boys 
♪ read a book that takes place in California 
♪ read a book with a beach scene on the cover The Secret Sister Brenda Novak 5/7/16
The Secret Sister (Fairham Island, #1) by Brenda Novak 

5) Barbie Girl - Aqua 
♪ read a book tagged Young Adult  Tear Rachel Van Dyken 5/6/16
♪ read a book with a blonde girl on the cover 

6) Girl You'll be a Woman Soon - Urge Overkill 
♪ read a book with set in multiple time periods 
♪ read a book where the female MC is the age you believe you became a woman (your definition) Fair Game Monica Murphy 5/18/16

7) Fat Bottom Girls -Queen 
♪ read a book over 500 pages 
♪read a book with somebody's backside on the cover 
This Heart of Mine (Whiskey Creek, #8) by Brenda Novak Brenda Novak 5/16/16

8) I Kissed a Girl - Katy Perry 
♪ read a book tagged LGBT 
♪ read a book with a couple kissing (any gender) on cover
The One for Me (Danvers, #8) by Sydney Landon Sydney Landon 5/10/16

9) Material Girl - Madonna 
♪ read a book with a rich character  Fighting Solitude Aly Martinez 5/5/16
♪ read a book with a girl on the cover in a fabulous dress 

10) Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend - Marilyn Monroe 
♪ read a book where the author has the same first and last initial The Inn at Ocean's Edge Colleen Coble 5/3/16
♪ read a book with a diamond or any other gem on the cover 

11) Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison 
♪ read a book where you can see both eyes of a face on the cover 
♪ read a book where you can find the letters E-Y-E-D in the title , You only need one E  Forever and a Day Leeanna Morgan 5/25/16

12) Girls - The Beastie Boys 
♪ read a book with a one word title 
♪ read a book with a character whose name begins with a G - Gil and Gigi
Love Me, Love Me Not S.M. Koz 5/3/16

13) Girls Just Want to Have Fun - Cindy Lauper
♪ read a book tagged humor 
♪ read a book where the characters do something you consider fun Country Danielle Steel 5/19/16

14) To All the Girls I've Loved Before - Julio Iglesias and Willie Nelson 
♪ read a book with a love triangle 
♪ read a book with a guy that is considered a player  Home to Whiskey Creek Brenda Novak 5/14/16

15) Don't Take The Girl - Tim McGraw 
♪ read a book that takes place in the country 
♪ read a book where that MC would sacrifice anything for love Elude Rachel Van Dyken 5/7/16

16) Please Don't Go Girl - New Kids on the Block 
♪ read a book where somebody leaves  Fighting Shadows Aly Martinez 5/4/16 
♪ read a book with young love 

17) Here Comes My Girl - Tom Petty 
♪ read a book where somebody returns from being away Beautiful Burn Jamie McGuire 5/1/16
♪ read a book with a single girl on the cover 

18) Girl on Fire - Alicia Keys 
♪ read a HOT book, your interpretation 
♪ read a book with fire on the cover Ruthless Hold (Back Down Devil MC, #9) by London Casey London Casey 5/10/16

19) Big Girls Don't Cry - Frankie Valli 
♪ read a book that makes you cry  This Heart of Mine Brenda Novak 5/16/16
♪ read a book published before 1980 

20) Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield 
♪ read a book where the MC is in love with somebody they shouldn't be Weak for Him Lyra Parish 5/11/16
♪ read a book that starts with the letter J 

21) Run the World (Girls) - Beyonc√© 
♪ read a book with a strong female character  Fighting Silence Aly Martinez 5/4/16
♪ read a book with the character that is running something, a business, a country, A household ETC. 

22) Ballerina Girl - Lionel Richie 
♪ read a book where the MC is a dancer 
♪ read a book with a pink cover Accepting Fate (Defining Destiny #2) by Deanna Chase Deanna Chase 5/23/16

23) Girl You Know It's True - Milli Vanilli
♪ read a book where the author uses a pseudonym
♪ read a book where a character pretends to be something they are not Wicked Lust Sawyer Bennett 5/2/16

24) China Girl - David Bowie
♪ read a book set in Asia
♪ read a book by an author who has died in the past 5 years A Catskill Eagle Robert B. Parker 5/31/16
Parker died 1/2010. I could not find another author.
25) I'm Just a Girl - No Doubt
♪ read a book with just a girl on the cover
♪ read a book where the MC is a musician Pull Rachel Van Dyken 5/6/16

GUIDELINES FOR CHALLENGE✪ Minimum Page Length: 125 (140 for YA)
✪ Are Rereads Allowed? Yes 
☛ Restrictions?
✪ Can I start a book before Challenge Start Date? Yes
✪ 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 
✪ Author Names Count in Matching Letters? If Applicable
✪ Can a book be used more than once in this challenge?: No 
☛ If yes, any stipulations? 
✪ Can the Tasks be done in any order: Yes 
✪ Can Series titles be used for meeting requirements? No 
✪ Verification Required For Claiming Badge?: No 

✪Misc Notes 
♬ 1-4 books studio demo record
♬ 5-9 books vinyl record 
♬ 10-14 books gold record 
♬ 15-19 books platinum record 
♬ 20-24 books double platinum record 
♬ 25 books triple platinum record

♫ You can also earn a pass (free book); one pass per person, you can post a link to a song with GIRL in the title that is not already mentioned in the challenge.
♫ This must be in a separate post and you cannot post a song somebody else has already posted, first come, first served!

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