Friday, December 22, 2017

TLC 86th Academy Awards - Best Picture Challenge

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86th best picture

86th Academy Awards - Best Picture
Duration: 6 months from your start date

Choose your level and complete the required number of reading tasks that relate to each film.

Levels:
Level 1 - One task per film (9 books)
Level 2 - Two tasks per film (18 books)
Level 3 - Three tasks per film (27 books)

If the film is based on a book, you may read the book in place of any one of the tasks for that film. 
Films based on a book are marked with an asterisk - *.

TASKS:
Winner: 12 Years a Slave*
1. Read a book where a character is a slave.
2. Read a book set in Louisianna. All In Emma Scott 1/18/18
3. Read a book from the Music genre.

American Hustle
1. Read a book where a character gets conned or is a con artistThe Last Camellia Sarah Jio 1/15/18
2. Read a True Crime book.
3. Read a book with a character that is a sheik.

Captain Phillips*
1. Read a book where the characters are taken hostage.
2. Read a book published in April.
3. Read a with a character that sails on the ocean or is in the Navy.
The Lightkeeper's Daughter Colleen Coble 1/23/18

Dallas Buyers Club
1. Read a book with a character that has a terminal illness.
2. Read a book set in Texas. Menage A Cowboy Jenny Klaire 1/4/18
3. Read a book with a MPG or tagged Medical.

Gravity
1. Read a book with the earth or the moon on the cover.
2. Read a book from the Sci-Fi genre.
3. Read a book with a one word title. Yesternight Cat Winters 1/8/18

Her
1. Read a book with a character that uses computers. His Cowboy Heart Jennifer Ryan 1/3/18
2. Read a book with a man's face on the cover.
3. Read a book a where characters get a divorce.

Nebraska
1. Read a book set in Montana or Nebraska.
2. Read a book with an elderly character that is important to the story. Lilac Lane Sherryl Woods 1/3/18
3. Read a book that is relationship driven.

Philomena*
1. Read a book where a teenage girl must give her child up for adoption.
2. Read a book set in Ireland. The Girl From Ballymor Kathleen McGurl 1/12/18
3. Read a book with a LGBTQIA character.

The Wolf of Wall Street*
1. Read a book where the MC thinks that everything he does is allowed even if it is immoral or illegal.
2. Read a book where a character gets punished for their actions. 
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore Matthew J. Sullivan 1/1/18
3. Read a book that is a Memoir.

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Challenge Rules
*For each book that you read please post a link to the book, the author and the date you finished it.
*Each book may only be used for one task or letter
*To count a book towards a challenge you must read the majority of it after the start date of the challenge.
* Where more than one option is given for a task, please state which option your book relates to.
*Please explain briefly how your book fits a task.
*If the task relates to the cover of your book, please post the cover AND the book link.
*All genres and formats are fine.
*Re-reads are allowed.
*No page minimum.

*Please update your original post as you go but also post an occasional message to let us know how you're getting on, if you would like to.

*When you have finished please re-post your whole challenge as a new message or you will not be considered to have completed the challenge and we will not be able to award your Hall of Fame badge 

(Even if you don't hit the level you were aiming for by the deadline, please re-post your challenge anyway as you may still be eligible for a lower level badge.)

Please use the TLC STANDARD RULES when participating in this challenge.
If you are not familiar with these rules, please click on the link and read them over. 

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