Dewey’s Readathon: Mini-challenge – Treasure Hunt

THIS CHALLENGE IS OVER. The winner is Kyley H. I

Welcome to my mini-challenge for Dewey’s Readathon.

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This challenge is a treasure hunt. Just find a book with one of the listed items on the cover. Here’s a list of items I want you to find:

1. A tree: DSC_0029
2. Snow: DSC_0028
3. A weapon:

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You get 1 point for each found item, so if you can’t find any books with snow on them, don’t worry, you can still enter!
Take a picture and upload it to your blog, Instagram, Twitter or whatever site you prefer – it doesn’t matter if you’re uploading one picture with all books in it or if you’re uploading three different pictures, just leave a link to all your entries, please. If you are somewhere without all of your books, you can just take a picture of the covers from Goodreads or somewhere else, that’s fine too.

If you leave a link down below, I’ll draw one lucky winner at the beginning of hour 11 – this gives you 4 hours to enter. Please tell me in your comment how many items you found and don’t forget to leave your email so I can get in touch with you if you’re the winner. :)
The winner will choose a prize from the Prize page at the Readathon page.

Happy hunting and happy reading! :)

186 thoughts on “Dewey’s Readathon: Mini-challenge – Treasure Hunt

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  2. Jess Shelley Reply

    I’ve found all 3 books

    The shock of the fall by Nathan Filer- has a tree on it.
    In real life- graphic novel- cory Doctorow/ has a weapon on it

    And if I stay by Gayle Forman has snow on front of cover.

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  4. Stam_Pap7 Reply

    I got them all!

    1. A tree: Insurgent by Veronica Roth
    2. Snow: Let It Snow by John Green
    3. A weapon: Diveregent by Veronica Roth

  5. Amanda Jensen Reply

    I found all three:

    Weapon: A sword on the cover of A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

    A tree: on the cover of ‘Cloud Atlas’ by David Mitchell

    Snow: on the cover of ‘The Snow Child’ by Eowyn Ivey

    :-)

  6. Elida Reply

    Tree: Glory Be by Augusta Scattergood
    Snow: Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
    Weapon: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

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  8. Teagan Martin Reply

    I managed to find all three of these books!

    Insurgent, by Veronica Roth for the tree
    Eon, by Alison Goodman for the weapon
    A Katie Kazoo Christmas, by Nancy Krulik for the snow

  9. Emma Reply

    Love this challenge! It doesn’t take too much time, but it’s still fun.
    tree- The Goose Girl
    snow- Between Shades of Gray
    weapon- Throne of Glass

    • Aileen Reply

      Forgot to add I found all three items. My email is aileenmortesen @ gmail

  10. P.D. Reply

    A tree on the cover of ‘we are all completely beside ourselves’ by Karen Joy Fowler ?

  11. Mer Reply

    I found all three.
    The Old Silent has a weapon and How the Light Gets In has snow and trees

    Thank for hosting a fun challenge!

  12. Samantha Bates Reply

    I found them all there is a picture on my blog of them:
    Mrsbbooks2011.blogspot.co.uk

    You can contact me : sam_smith73(at)hotmail(dot)com

  13. Marti S. Reply

    1. The Magicians by Lev Grossman (I have a lot of books with trees on them, this is by far the prettiest.)
    2. The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin (the closest I could find, it’s ice but I assume there’s some snow on those mountains too!)
    3. Wildwood by Collin Meloy and Carson Ellis (They’re holding swords at the bottom!)

    Thanks for the mini challenge!

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  15. Lee Reply

    Uploaded the picture onto my blog. Books I used: The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien for the weapon, Dragondrums by Anne McCaffrey for the tree, and An Ice Cold Grave by Charlaine Harris for the snow!!
    Thanks for this challenge! I really enjoyed it!

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  18. Carmen Harris Reply

    Here’s mine: (I really enjoyed this one!)

    Weapon: Other People’s Blood by Frank Kippax
    Tree: Nightdancing by Elizabeth Garner
    Snow: Innocence by Dean Koontz

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    • stacybuckeye Reply

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      Lamb by Christopher Moore (tree)
      Heroes Are My Weakness (Phillips)
      The Hound of the Baskervilles by Doyle

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  22. Stormi Reply

    So with all the books I have that are mystery or cozy mysteries you would think I could find a freaking weapon! But Nooo..finally found one on another book..was driving me crazy…lol. I got all three and it’s on my instagram @bmreviewsohmy
    and I will be putting it on my blog as well. Challenge Post

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  24. Meda Reply

    I found all three. A tree on The Oxford Anthology of English Poetry, snow on The Winter King, and a weapon on Umbrella Academy: Dallas.

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  26. Kristina Eyre Reply

    I found all three items:

    1) Tree: “Far and Beyon'” by Unity Dow. A big tree on the cover.
    2) Weapon: “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins. An arrow on the cover.
    3) Snow: “A Redbird Christmas” by Fannie Flagg. A bird sitting in a snow-covered tree.

    Thanks for the challenge!

  27. Suzie Reply

    I found all 3 in my books! :)
    My photo link: http://t.co/aPpD6ybCk1
    Tree – Under the Persimmon Tree by Suzanne Fisher Staples
    Snow – Winter Flame by Milly Johnson
    Weapon – The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper

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  30. Ann-Kristine Reply

    Hej! Skønt at du hoster en konkurrence, er cheerleader og formår at læse på samme tid. Rimelig awesome. Jeg fandt min kærestes udgave af Wintersmith frem og har tagget dig på Instagram :) God læselyst i øvrigt ?

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  35. Emma Bee Reply

    My entry, but sorry its upside down, i did try to change it, but lolz, perhaps an extra point for originality?!!:P

  36. Emma Bee Reply

    Sorry for the upsidedowness of the piccie!! extra points for originality?:P

    books i found – Snow and sparkly at that – Wrapped up in you – carole matthews
    Tree – Tree wisdom , a definitve guide to myth and wisdom and healing trees and finally weapon – Rampent – Diana Peterfreund.
    Sorry i i posted twice, not sure if it went first time, the field just clearedand i didnt see my comment, getting a tad tired now!!

  37. Chris Paton (Aarluuk) Reply

    It’s hour 15. It’s time to shake it all up, and maybe change the reading material for something lighter, faster, easier, funnier. You’ve earned it. Go for a graphic novel, a comedy, a poem, a book of verse, anything, but make a change, just for a few pages or chapters. Oh… and now is the time for one of those super snacks you’ve been saving! ;-) #TeamMrPopper

    P.S. – Klokken er 4 om morgen – du kan klar det her, men det er sikkert llidt hårdt lige nu! ;-)

  38. Chris Paton (Aarluuk) Reply

    See that? It’s the sun. Have a quick look outside. That’s right, leave the imaginary world for a moment, take a quick walk around the garden, the city block, down to the store for another special treat – you’ve earned it. You’ve worked hard this read-a-thon, now enjoy the last couple hours. It’s not over yet! #TeamMrPopper

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