Monday, May 1, 2017

The Princess Bride Movie Challenge

WACKY READING CHALLENGES discussion on goodreads


The Princess Bride Movie Challenge
Start: 5/1/17- ??/??/??


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***Level 1- Complete 24 tasks. MY CHOICE***
Level 2- Complete 6 of the character’s names spell out challenge.
Level 3- Complete 24 of the tasks and 6 character’s names spell out challenge.
Level 4-Complete all the tasks except the spelling.
Level 5*- Complete all the spell out challenge.
Level 6*- Complete all the tasks and spell out challenge.
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Challenge Rules:
The page limit requirement is 125 pages; however, participants are welcome to combine smaller books to reach the page limit. All books and formats are allowed (children's, manga, graphic novels, audiobooks, etc). Re-reads are fine - just be sure to re-read the entire book. 

When spelling out, you may use the first letter of the book's title, the first letter of an author's first or last name. For book titles beginning with the words "A", "An", "The", you may use these words or not - your choice. *(If you end up selecting level 5 or 6, you will encounter 4 Z’s so for level 5 and 6 I will accept Z found anywhere in the title of the book or anywhere in the author’s name). 

Challenge Updates:
When posting updates for your challenge, please include the following information: a link to the title, the author's name, and the date you finished reading the book. If you want to share an update to your challenge, please copy and paste your update into a new message letting us know it is an update.

Completed Challenges:When you have completed this challenge, please copy and paste your entire challenge and repost in a new message, letting us know it is completed.

We prefer that you do not post links or generic messages regarding updates or completed challenges.

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TASKS:

1) Grandpa 
a. Genre- Read a book that is tagged Contemporary on its GR Homepage.
Sea Glass Sunrise Donna Kauffman 5/24/17 

b. Author- Read a book that was published when an author was over the age of 50.
Any Day Now Robyn Carr 5/3/17


c. Title- Read a book with a family member name in the title (sister, husband, dad, grandma etc.).

d. Text- Read a book with the word "book" found in the text.
Dangerous Curves Ahead Ines Johnson 5/11/17 Loc 63 My fifth book in Hera Publishing’s inspirational romance line had just reached into the top 10,000 on Amazon.

e. Spell Out- Grandpa

2) Grandson 
a. Genre- Read a book that is tagged YA on its GR Homepage. 
b. Narration- Read a book from the point of view of someone under the age of 18.
c. Cover- Read a book with a child on the cover.

d. Text- Read a book with the word "sports" found in the text.
All You Need Lorelei James 5/5/17 p 304 Sports magazines were scattered across the table and I thumbed through them.

e. Spell Out- Grandson

3) Westley aka Dread Pirate Roberts 
a. Genre- Read a book that is tagged Adventure on its GR Homepage. 
b. Author- Read a book written by an author who writes under a pseudonym.
c. Title- Read a book with a subtitle.
d. Text- Read a book with the phrase "as you wish" found in the text.

e. Spell Out- Westley or Dread Pirate Roberts

4) Buttercup aka The Princess Bride 
a. Genre- Read a book that is tagged Romance on its GR Homepage. 
Dare to Desire Carly Phillips 5/4/17

b. Author- Read a book written by two authors.
Beautiful Christina Lauren 5/24/17
Christina Lauren is the combined pen name of long-time writing partners/besties/soulmates/brain-twins Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings.


c. Cover- Read a book with a woman in a dress on the cover.
d. Text- Read a book with the phrase "farm boy" found in the text.
e. Spell Out- Buttercup or The Princess Bride

5) Prince Humperdinck 
a. Genre- Read a book that is tagged Fiction on its GR Homepage.
Master of Solitude Cherise Sinclair 6/2/17
b. Narration- Read a book written from a first person point of view.
After You Jojo Moyes 6/6/17
c. Title- Read a book with a “royal or noble title” in the title of the book (such as The Princess Bride/William Goldman or The Count of Monte Cristo/Alexandre Dumas). 

d. Text- Read a book with the word "surrender" found in the text.
Saving Justice Tasman Gibb 5/19/17 Loc 934 He raised his hands as if in surrender and stepped out of her space.
e. Spell Out- Prince Humperdinck

6) Count Tyrone Rugen 
a. Genre- Read a book that is tagged Historical Fiction on its GR Homepage.
b. Narration- Read a book written with multiple points of view.
Roman Sawyer Bennett 6/3/17 c. Cover- Read a book with hands on the cover.
Love Bats Last (Tavonesi Series, #1) by Pamela Aares Love Bats Last Pamela Aares 5/20/17

d. Text- Read a book with the word "stop" found in the text.
Curse on the Land Faith Hunter 5/13/17 p 11 The SUV came to a stop and Unit Eighteen boiled out of the open doors.

e. Spell Out- Count Tyrone Rugen

7) Inigo Montoya 
a. Genre- Read a book that is tagged Mystery on its GR Homepage.
Notorious Nineteen Janet Evanovich 6/3/17

b. Author- Read a book by one of your favorite authors.
Blood of the Earth Faith Hunter 5/7/17

c. Title- Read a book with a character’s name in the title. 
Max Sawyer Bennett 5/29/17

d. Text- Read a book with the word "hello" found in the text.
Rushing In Lexi Ryan 5/27/17 p 75 When my phone rings, I almost ignore it, since I have Willow right here, but I look at the caller ID on impulse and frown when I see the call is coming from Drew Gregory’s office. “Hello?”

e. Spell Out- Inigo Montoya

8) Fezzik 
a. Genre- Read a book that is tagged Fantasy on its GR Homepage.
Cold Reign Faith Hunter 5/11/17

b. Narration- Read a book written from third person point of view.
c. Cover- Read a book with a cliff or mountain on the cover.
d. Text- Read a book with the word "rhyme" found in the text.
e. Spell Out- Fezzik

9) Vizzini 
a. Genre- Read a book that is tagged Humor on its GR Homepage.
Practice Makes Perfect Julie James 5/30/17
b. Author- Read a book by a new to you author.
Summer of Change Elena Aitken 5/4/17

c. Cover- Read a book with a beverage on the cover.
d. Text- Read a book with the word "inconceivable" found in the text.
The Girl Before J.P. Delaney 6/3/17 p 275 Looking back, it seems almost inconceivable.

e. Spell Out- Vizzini

10) Miracle Max 
a. Genre- Read a book that is tagged Classics on its GR Homepage.
b. Author- Read a book by a male author.
c. Title- Read a book with any form of the words TRUE, LOVE, BLUFF, or LIAR (LIE) found in the title.
d. Text- Read a book with the word "mutton" found in the text.
e. Spell Out- Miracle Max

11) Valerie 
a. Genre- Read a book that is tagged Non-fiction on its GR Homepage.
b. Author- Read a book by a female author.
No Humans Involved Kelley Armstrong 5/9/17
c. Title- Read a book with a one word title.
Twist Kylie Scott 5/26/17
d. Text - Read a book with the word "chocolate" found in the text.
Until There Was You Kristan Higgins 5/22/17 p 268 Now her lips had just a little chocolate on them.
e. Spell Out- Valerie

12) Rodent of Unusual Size 
a. Genre- Read a book that is tagged Science Fiction on its GR Homepage.
b. Narration- Read a book from a non-human perspective.
c. Cover- Read a book with an animal on the cover.
d. Text- Read a book with the word "unusual" found in the text.
Shadow Rider Christine Feehan 5/28/17 p 9 Francesca could feel her trembling, which was unusual.
e. Spell Out- Rodent of Unusual Size

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