Summer Spell Challenge

Duration: 1st July – 30th September 2020
Number of books: 6
Hosted by: Crazy Challenge Connection

GThe Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White
AArtemis by Andy Weir
RRock Wedding by Nalini Singh
EElla Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
NNeanderthal Seeks Human by Penny Reid

To complement our seasonal scavenger challenge, we’ve listed some of the key phrases corresponding to Summer Fun. Choose one or more of the following terms and spell it out using the first letter of a book’s title OR the author’s first or last initial; our usual spelling rules apply.** Because this challenge is 3 months long, we encourage you to choose words that add up to a minimum of 15 letters.


amusement park
baseball game
corn on the cob

drive-in movie
farmer’s market
fly a kite

ice cream
mini golf
outdoor concert

picnic basket
porch swing
relaxing hammock
sidewalk art
street fair

summer fun
water balloons

See this thread for more detailed rules for all CCC challenges.

♣ If you want to participate in this challenge, please sign up by posting at least a partial list of the challenge requirements. This gives us a post to link you to, which you can use to update your books as the challenge progresses.

♣ For each book you read, please indicate the title, the author and the date you finished reading it. If a challenge task gives several options, please make it clear which option you’ve chosen. If the task calls for an item on the cover, include a link to the book cover.* If it’s not obvious from the book title or cover, be sure to explain how your book fits the task. If you don’t, you won’t get credit for completing that task.

♣ Unless otherwise noted, books must be at least 150 pages long. (See the link above for rules regarding graphic novels.) Books may only be used for one task in this challenge, but cross-challenge posting is encouraged 🙂 Re-reads are allowed, as long as you read the entire book. You must read at least half of the book AFTER the challenge begins in order to count it for this challenge.

♣ Books may only be used for one task in this challenge, but cross-challenge posting is encouraged!

♣ If you want the challenge moderator to check your progress as you make updates, please copy/paste your update into a new message . We don’t have time to scroll back through the entire thread looking for “message #15,” or to follow links back to an original post.

♣ When you complete the challenge, please post your entire list as a new message to make it easier for everyone to see what you’ve read. If you don’t repost your list, you won’t be included in the list of those who have completed the challenge.

*If you don’t know how to post a link to the book title or cover, see the instructions here: Link Instructions

Standard CCC Spelling Rules:

Book Titles – “A,” “an,” and “the” should be disregarded if they start the book’s title. If reading a book written in another language (besides English), the corresponding articles equivalent to “a,” “an,” and “the” should be disregarded.
Author Names – The author’s first or last initial may be used; middle initials may not.
In the case of a hyphenated first or last name (i.e. Sarah-Kate LynchKate E. Dyer-Seeley), the first letter of the hyphenated name may be used (not the second initial directly following the hyphen).
If an author uses what appears to be “two last names” (usually a female author using her maiden name and then her married last name; i.e. Kathy Hogan Trocheck), the last initial of the two names counts since the maiden name is now serving in the place of a “middle” name.

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