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TanjaMaFi

vor 10 Monaten

Love English, Love Reading? Join Let's Read in English 2017

Are you looking for a way to show your love for English books? An opportunity to meet other English readers? And a chance to discuss your latest read before its publication in Germany? Wonderful, you have come to the right place because the Let's Read in English Challenge is back for another round!

In 2017, we are making a few changes to the Let's Read in English Challenge. Most importantly, there will not be a monthly challenge with novels published by Penguin Random House. However,  you can still discuss your favorite books with other readers, improve your English by reading and discover exciting new books. For these purposes the Let's Read in English Challenge 2017 introduces the "LRIEC Book Club" where we will pick and present a book each month that we can read and discuss together. If you'd like to suggest a book for discussion, please feel free to contact me.

Furthermore, you can earn points for every review of an English book you are reading throughout the year and thus win a surprise book package at the end of the year. As in the previous year, there are no restrictions as to the authors, genres, publishers or publishing date of the books you choose. So you can indulge in one of Jane Austen's works, discover non-fiction on methods of training your dog, or enjoy the latest novel by your favorite author.

To enter the raffle and to win the surprise book package at the end of the year, you have to collect lottery tickets. You receive one lottery ticket for every 10 reviews that you write. This means, of course, that you have to review a minimum of 10 books over the duration of the challenge. The more lottery tickets you collect, the higher the chances to win – so it's worth writing as many reviews as you can. Your reviews can be in either German or English!

Remember: It's completely up to you which books you'd like to review, but you are also welcome to participate in the book club and review the books discussed there.  Please post all of your reviews in the Review subtopic so we can find them easily and can give you the correct amount of lottery tickets.

To make this a little more interesting, we will also introduce some special yearly challenges as well as quarterly challenges which can only be completed within 3 months. There you will be able to collect additional lottery tickets.

You can enter the challenge by posting a short comment below to let us know that you are stoked for another year of English books!

Finally, have a great reading year with many amazing and wonderful English reads :)




PS: This is my first year organizing the challenge. So if you have any suggestions for improvements, please send them my way :)

Autor: LovelyBooks
Buch: LovelyBooks Spezial

TanjaMaFi

vor 10 Monaten

Reviews

Please use this subtopic to post the links to your reviews. To make keeping track of your reviews easier, we'd appreciate it if you used only one post for all of your reviews. You can edit your post whenever you wrote an new review.

Ich werde hier eine Liste der Sammelbeiträge anlegen, in der ihr einfach euren Beitrag finden könnt. Die Liste der Sammelbeiträge wird ca. einmal pro Woche aktualisiert.

Hier ist dann nun die Liste eurer Sammelbeiträge (Stand 08.06.2017):

_Hekate_:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1411679992

Alondria (2 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409867264

Aniday (3 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1416477703

anushka (3 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409857884

Areti:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409949245

BloodyBigMess (4 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409774449

BluevanMeer (3 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1435970936

BookfantasyXY:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409821452

Bosni (2 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409793617

Bücherwurm:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1414653844

Cambridge (25 reviews):
http://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410425155/

Cattie (6 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1411752539

chipie2909 (1 review):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1414612774

Darcy (1 review):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1414052227

darklittledancer (7 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409823488

elif1907:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1418225203

Fornika (8 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1411695355

genihaku:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410413705

Harlequin (7 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409781590

Helles_Leuchten:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410031461

histeriker (19 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409784781

ichundelaine (40 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409810763

I-heart-books (6 reviews):
http://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409296237/

Isaopera:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410982573

Janinasmind (32 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409808293

Johanna_Jay (2 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1411422755

JustMe (3 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1451704520

Kady (8 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409789380

kalestra:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1430626913

kalligraphin:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409811657

katjen1993 (2 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1414019733

Kittyzer:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410918043

LadyMoonlight2012 (2 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409823423

LaLectura (1 review):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410572639

lapidar (1 review):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410564215

Laralarry (5 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1412508248

LeonoraVonToffiefee (5 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409835238

leucoryx (1 review):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410379439

LimitLess:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1412091231

lisa1997:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409817557

livinginaworldofbooks:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1439011676

lizzie123 (1 review):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1411560790

loveYouknowMe:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1411023477

Lucinda4 (2 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1412979735

Luiline (4 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409797004

Lupina15 (12 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410124474

Makaria (25 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410835382

Miia (5 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409833386

miss_mesmerized (5 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409801095

mona_lisas_laecheln (3 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410049615

Mrs_Nanny_Ogg (5 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409829780

MrsFoxx (1 review):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1411422754

MrsFraser (17 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1426943401

Nelebooks (2 review):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1411726246

nemo91 (7 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410472808

Nicks (17 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410018872

Nightflower:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410071059

paevalill (5 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409833388

pamN (6 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409851697

pattyliest:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1415407667

Queenelyza (1 review):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1411006792

Sakuko (49 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410374342

Sanjewel (1 review):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409789386

SarahRawr_Bloggt (1 review):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410075026

Schlehenfee (21 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409784780

Schluesselblume:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1411558461

SLovesBooks (1 review):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409857523

Solvejg:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1413791290

Starlet:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409817556

StefanieFreigericht (14 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409781931

Steffi_2511 (3 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409295353

Stehlblueten (1 review):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1412768001

StSchWHV:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1411686905

suse9 (7 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1410022944

susiuni:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409829339

TheRavenking (12 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1435685975

TiliaSalix:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1414009969

Traubenbaer:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409852600

Ute80 (18 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1433891330

Valabe:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409787985

walli007 (10 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409795351

wandablue:
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409850893

wortjongleur (2 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1411696373

zazzles (5 reviews):
https://www.lovelybooks.de/autor/LovelyBooks/LovelyBooks-Spezial-1287744138-w/leserunde/1405830264/1409803938

TanjaMaFi

vor 10 Monaten

About the LRIEC Book Club

So here it is: The Let's Read in English Bookclub!

Starting February, each month we will discuss a different book on an entirely voluntary basis. This means that there won't be any copies you can win and you will not be required to participate regularly. Of course, you are more than welcome to do so anyway :)

For every Book Club book that you read, review and discuss with (at least) 5 substential posts, you'll receive an additional lottery ticket.

We'll announce the book that is going to be read in the following month, two weeks before we start to discuss it in the Book club. That way you'll have some time to read it :)

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Every other month, you have the chance to suggest the book we'll discuss. For that purpose, please send me a private message with your suggestion (the deadlines are listed below). I'll collect your suggestions and post them here for voting.

These are the relevant months and deadlines for your book club suggestions:

March:
Deadline for suggestions: 08.02.2017
Deadline for voting: 14.02.2017

May:
Deadline for suggestions: 08.04.2017
Deadline for voting: 14.04.2017

July:
Deadline for suggestions: 08.06.2017
Deadline for voting:14.06.2017

September:
Deadline for suggestions: 08.08.2017
Deadline for voting: 14.08.2017

November:
Deadline for suggestions: 08.10.2017
Deadline for voting: 14.10.2017



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In April, June, August and October, you'll still be the ones who pick the books that are going to be read but the suggestions will be made by the LovelyBooks-Team!

Now, I'm looking forward to a great year with you!

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paevalill

vor 2 Wochen

LRIEC Book Club - November

@Schlehenfee
I wasn't so sure if this was a final decision. But that'd be a great book too for sure.
Though I have to admit that I am not sure if I want to read another book about discrimination and the cruel history about Afro-Americans again, just short time after Homegoing.
Because it is such a hard and depressing topic and I am not sure if I want to handle that in this dark and already depressing season.

Schlehenfee

vor 2 Wochen

LRIEC Book Club - November
@Sakuko

I'm open to any suggestion. No offense. Reading Underground Railroad specifically was discussed in the October Book Club thread here.

StefanieFreigericht

vor 2 Wochen

LRIEC Book Club - November

TanjaMaFi

vor 1 Woche

LRIEC Book Club - November

Thank you for your suggestions! Please cast your vote here: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3914376/Let-s-Read-in-English-Book-Club-November by October 22nd.

Fornika

vor 1 Woche

4th Quarterly Challenge (October to December)

1. Oliver Twist - Dickens (26)
2.
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Lupina15

vor 1 Woche

4th Quarterly Challenge (October to December)

Just stumbled across this article. Maybe you're intrested in reading it. It fits the topic quiet well.

https://www.bookstr.com/check-how-old-favorite-authors-were-wrote-these-classics

Sakuko

vor 11 Stunden

LRIEC Book Club - November

Do we have a winner yet?

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