Summer Games hosted by A Million More Pages on Goodreads.
This has now finished and I read my 3 books for the challenge.
1 month team challenge (5 person teams)
*Each team member will read 3 books to complete the challenge, with all 15 categories read to lead your team to victory.Choose your Color:
1. The five rings (circles) on the Olympic flag are interlocking on a white background.
The white background symbolizes peace.
The colors of red, blue, green, yellow, and black were chosen because
each nation has at least one of these colors in its national flag.
Challenge: Each team completes the colors of the flag, with one team
member reading a book with a cover matching one of the rings: red, blue, green, yellow, and black. *Color of cover must be at least 50% to qualify - must post cover in completion post.
Fire at Twilight by Lila Ashe (Blue cover)
Choose your Location:
The 5 rings represent the five major land areas of the world. The five
interlocking rings represent the continents of Africa, Australia,
Europe, The Americas, and Asia.
The rings are interlocked to show friendship among the nations.
Each team travels the globe, with one team member reading a book set in
each of the five major land areas: Africa, Australia, Europe, The
Americas, and Asia. *Must post each location read in completion post.
The Diving Pool: Three Novellas by Yoko Ogawa (set in Japan)
Choose your Event:
modern pentathlon is an Olympic sport that comprises five events:
fencing, 200 m. freestyle swimming, show jumping, and a final combined
event of pistol shooting and a 3200 m. cross-country run. The sport has
been a core sport of the Olympic Games since 1912, and since 1949 an
annual World Championship has been held.
Challenge: Each team member completes one of the events of the pentathlon to lead their team to victory!
Fencing: Read a book with a main page genre of "Medieval" or "Epic Fantasy"
Swimming: Read a book featuring a body of water on the cover
Equestrian: Reading a book tagged "horse racing" or "horses" or features a horse on the cover
Shooting: Read a book with a main page genre of "military" or "war"
Running: Read a book with a main page genre of "adventure" or "travel"
*Must post how it fits in completion post.
Rasmus - Tales of a Utah Cowboy by Jay Anderson and Beth M. Stephenson (horse on cover)