Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Favorite Album - The Shepherd's Dog

WACKY READING CHALLENGES discussion on goodreads


FAVORITE ALBUM - THE SHEPHERD'S DOG
DATE: 01/01/17 - 02/28/17


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Here's to a new year and a new Favorite Album Challenge! Thanks to MichelleM for this recommendation!

To complete the challenge, read a book that fits a task for each of the items listed below.

Challenge Rules:
The page limit requirement is 125 pages; however, participants are welcome to combine smaller books to reach this requirement. All books and formats are allowed (children's, manga, graphic novels, audiobooks, etc). When updating your challenge with the books you've read, please include: (1) book title link, (2) the author's name, (3) the date you finished reading the book.


1. THE SHEPHERD'S DOG:
The Shepherd's Dog is the third studio album by Iron & Wine.
Read a book whose title begins with 'S', or the third book of a series, or the third book from your TBR.
Skin Game Jim Butcher 1/3/17

2. COVER:
The cover is a painting of a dog, with the very a very interesting mix of the following colors: yellow, purple, red, black and white.
➜Read a book with a dog shown on the cover, or a book with a yellow, purple, red, black, or white cover.
The Year We Fell Down (The Ivy Years, #1) by Sarina Bowen The Year We Fell Down Sarina Bowen 1/4/17

3. GENRE:
The Shepherd's Dog is listed as being in the Folk Rock genre.
➜Read a book in which the author's first and last initials can be found in FOLKROCK.
31 Days of Winter C.J. Fallowfield 1/10/17

4. LENGTH:
The album is 49 minutes, 45 seconds long.
➜Read a book from your TBR found somewhere between positions #45 and #49, or read a series book #4, #5, or #9.
Crave Me M. Robinson 1/7/17

5. PRODUCER:
Brian Deck and Sam Beam produced the alum.
➜Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in BRIANSAM.
Broken Kelley Armstrong 1/14/17

6. LABEL:
The album was released on the Sub Pop label.
➜Read a book with a character whose first or last initial can be found in SUBPOP.
Beau Benedict
Galahad in Jeans Jennifer Blake 1/2/17

7. RELEASE DATE:
The Shepherd's Dog was released on September 25, 2007.
➜Read a book that was originally published in September (any year), or a book that was originally published in September.
Complicate Me M. Robinson 1/4/17

8. U.S. BILLBOARD 200:
The album deduted at #24 on the U.B. Billboard 200, selling approximately 32,000 copies in the first week.
➜Read a book with less than 24 Goodreads ratings, or a book with over 32,000 Goodreads ratings.
One Foot in the Grave Jeaniene Frost 1/17/17

9. TWILIGHT:
"Flightless Bird, American Mouth" was chosen by Kristen Stewart (Twilight's female lead actor) for the film's prom scene.
➜Read a book that has been made into a movie, or a book with the word "flight", "bird", "American" or "mouth" found in the title.
Fighting for Flight J.B. Salsbury 1/27/17

10. IRON AND WINE:
Iron and Wine is the stage name for American singer-songwriter Sam Beam. He was born in South Carolina, but has also lived in Virginia, Florida and North Carolina. Besides voice, his other instruments are: guitar, banjo, piano, percussion, harmonica and bass.
Read a book set in South Carolina, Virginia, Florida or North Carolina, or a book with a character connected to or working in the music industry, or a book with a musical instrument shown on the cover. 
Forbid Me M. Robinson 1/5/17

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