Friday, December 26, 2014

Hogwarts: Dorothy Must Die! Mini Challenge - start

Dorothy Must Die! Mini Challenge hosted by A Million More Pages on Goodreads.

Another challenge I have joined to get points for Ravenclaw in the Hogwarts challenge. I am a little late in joining but I can add any book read in December, so I will look through my books.

***If you are participating in The Year at Hogwarts, please make sure you include your House name when you sign up!***

House Points
*3 Points for completing Level 1
*6 Points for completing Level 2
*9 Points for completing Level 3

Choose Your Level:
Level 1: Complete three tasks
Level 2: Complete six tasks
Level 3: Complete all eight tasks

Fictional Dorothys
Dorothy Gale: Dorothy Gale is the protagonist of The Wizard of Oz. From Kansas, she is transported to Oz, a magical land ruled by a wizard. Along the way she meets munchkins, witches, flying monkeys, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion. With her dog Toto, she crosses Oz in the hopes of returning home.
Read a book with “fantasy” on its main page OR a book with a red cover OR read The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.
Sun Kissed by Skyla Madi

Dorothy Michaels: Dorothy Michaels is an alias used by female impersonator Michael Dorsey (played by Dustin Hoffman) in the 1982 film Tootsie. Set in New York City, the movie follows Dorsey, a difficult-to-work-with actor. After being blacklisted by casting directors, he impersonates a woman and begins acting again, this time as a woman.
Read a book set in New York OR a book where someone uses an alias OR a book first published in 1982.
Toby Streams the Universe by Maya Lassiter

Dorothy Zbornak: Dorothy Zbornak is a fictional character on the TV show, “The Golden Girls”. Played by Bea Arthur, Dorothy is sarcastic, smart, and tough. On the show, she is an English and American History substitute teacher. The show is set in Miami, Florida.
Read a book with something gold on the cover OR a book set in Florida OR a non-fiction book focusing on American History.
Loveable Christmas Angel (Angels with Attitude, #3) by Mimi Barbour Loveable Christmas Angel by Mimi Barbour

Real Dorothys
Dorothy Dandridge: Dorothy Dandridge was an American stage and film actress, singer, and dancer. She was the first African-American actress to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Carmen Jones in 1954. Dandridge was born in Cleveland, Ohio on November 9, 1922 and passed away on September 8, 1965 at the age of 42.
✦ Read an author’s first published book OR a book by a female author OR a book with a persons name in the book’s title.
Murder Most Witchy by Emily Rylands

Dorothy Hamill: Dorothy Hamill is an American Figure Skater. She was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 26, 1956. Hamill represented the U.S. at the 1976 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria where she was awarded the Gold Medal for Ladies Singles Skate.
✦ Read a book that takes place in Austria or Illinois OR a book where the main character is an athlete OR a book that has won some kind of award.
Promise by Kristie Cook (Royal Palm Literary Award (2010))

Dorothy Hodgkin: Dorothy Hodgkin was a British biochemist credited for many scientific developments and advancements. In 1964 Hodgkin won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (only the third woman to do so) for confirming the structure of Vitamin B 12. She was born on May 12, 1910 in Cairo, Egypt and passed away on July 29, 1994, at the age of 84, in England.
✦ Read a book with “science” or “science fiction” on its main page OR a book whose title or author’s first or last initial begins with B OR a book that takes place in Egypt.
Furies of Calderon by Jim Butcher

Dorothy L. Sayers: Dorothy L. Sayers was an English crime writer, poet, playwright, and translator. She is best known for her work featuring amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey, although she thought her best work was translating Dante’s Divine Comedy. Sayers was born on June 13, 1893 and passed away on December 17, 1957 at the age of 64.
✦ Read a book written by Dorothy L Sayers OR a book that takes place in England OR a book that was originally published in a language other than English.
A Christmas Charade by Karla Hocker

Dorothy Schroeder: Dorothy Schroeder was a founding member of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL). At the age of 15, she was the youngest member. Schroeder played the shortstop position and is the all-time leader in games played, Runs Batted In, and Walks. She is also second all-time in Hits and third in Home Runs. The 1992 movie, A League of Their Own, starring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, and Rosie O’Donnell was based on the AAGPBL.
Read a book with a main character that is under 18 years old OR a book that was made into a movie or TV show OR a book with multiple female main characters. 
The Cypher by Julian Rosado-Machain

List of books:
  1. Sun Kissed by Skyla Madi
  2. Toby Streams the Universe by Maya Lassiter
  3. Loveable Christmas Angel by Mimi Barbour
  4. Murder Most Witchy by Emily Rylands
  5. Promise by Kristie Cook
  6. Furies of Calderon by Jim Butcher
  7. A Christmas Charade by Karla Hocker
  8. The Cypher by Julian Rosado-Machain

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