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Cynthia's comments from the The Seasonal Reading Challenge group.

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21757 Diane (deebotte) wrote: "Would either of these work?

The Summoning or Confessions of a Werewolf Supermodel"


no

Julia wrote: "i see 'tell' worked so i am assuming 'told' would as well, as in Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong?"

yes
May 30, 2010 11:37AM

21757 Wanted to let everyone know that this task is now worth 30 points!
May 29, 2010 10:39AM

21757 Jason wrote: "John Scalzi writes sci-fi. He also has a book called Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded. Since this about about real peoples comments on his blog, can I use that?"

That's fine.
21757 Sara wrote: "Could I count for (b) Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Capetown by Paul Theroux. He travels through many of the countries listed, at least I think so. Need to go unpack it."

I would prefer if the book focused on just one of those countries.
May 29, 2010 03:59AM

21757 25.1 - Valorie's Task - Independence Day
In honor U.S. Independence Day (July 4th)...
A. Read a book with a character that is in the military or retired from the military. EXAMPLE: Articles of War
AND
B.Read a book of your choice with a Blue, Red, or White cover.
(EXAMPLE: Come the Spring (Rose, #5) by Julie Garwood)

Please post cover when you post your task.

If you need suggestions OR have suggestions for books to read for this task post them here.
May 28, 2010 11:53AM

21757 Liz wrote: "Do these work? It's the same girl/same pose (just reversed) on both covers.
Meridian Dunkle Umarmung by Amber Kizer & Claire de Lune by Christine Johnson

or these?

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling and "

yes

Jennifer N. wrote: "How about these?

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn RandThe Shining by Stephen King"

Not really

Jennifer N. wrote: "Would either of these work?

The Shining by Stephen King The Gathering by Anne Enright
or
The Shining by Stephen King Carry Me Down by M.J. Hyland"

No but The Gathering and Carry Me Down work

Kate wrote: "Cynthia wrote: "Jamie wrote: "Cynthia--No to all of them or which one?"

You can use the first set but not the second two"

Did that no include mine with the boots?"


Yes it's a no
21757 Angie wrote: "Okay, this should work then...

Evil Under the Sun?
"


yes
21757 Emily wrote: "Could I read Shrinking Violet since I am interested in both radio and helping young people to take over the airwaves? It is unclear from the description of the book whether or not sh..."

That's fine.
21757 Angie wrote: "Sea Swept?
"


no
21757 Iamthez wrote: "I'm interested in psychology. For the second part, can the book be about a character with a mental illness or does the main character have to be a psychologist/therapist, etc.?"

It would need to be the later psychologist/therapist/counselor.
21757 Iamthez wrote: "The Woman in the Dunes by Kōbō Abe

Would this work? The sand reminds me of a beach..."


That's more desert than beach so no.
May 27, 2010 01:56PM

21757 Jamie wrote: "Cynthia--No to all of them or which one?"

You can use the first set but not the second two
21757 Jennifer L. wrote: "Would A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson work if I'm interested in learning more about science?

Thanks."


yes
May 27, 2010 06:52AM

21757 Liz wrote: "Carry Me Down by M.J. Hyland The Gathering by Anne Enright

how about these?"

yes

Jamie wrote: "Would these work? (I mean, they are the same exact picture just cropped differently and they tweaked the colors a little bit)

Doing It by Melvin Burgess & Harry Potter Box Set (Books 1-6) by J.K. Rowling and Confessions of a Counterfeit Farm Girl by Susan McCorkindale"


no
5.1 - Heat Wave (42 new)
May 27, 2010 06:40AM

21757 Jackie wrote: "Would Bloodfever work for this task?"
I ok'd fever so yes
May 26, 2010 06:42PM

21757 Carma wrote: "Donna Jo wrote: "Cynthia wrote: "Carma wrote: "I listen to books on my computer while at work...."

My office building is in a circle and many of us sit on the "outside track" of the large hallwa..."


Then that's fine.
May 26, 2010 06:34PM

21757 Katie wrote: "Will Neuromancer by William Gibson work for the movie Inception?"
I don't really see the connection other than technology.

Asho wrote: "Since Eat, Pray, Love is coming out this summer and its based on a book by Elizabeth Gilbert, would I be able to read Gilbert's latest book (Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage)?
It's re..."


I would accept that.
May 26, 2010 04:32PM

21757 25.2 - Coralie's Task - Q & A
For this task you will need to select one of the following options...
A. Read a book with the word WHERE in the title AND a book with a place name in the title.
B. Read a book with the word WHEN in the title AND a book with a time or date in the title.
C. Read a book with the word WHO in the title AND a book with a person's name in the title.
D. Read a book with the word HOW in the title AND a book with an adverb in the title.
E. Read a book with the word WHY in the title AND a book with the word BECAUSE in the title.

EXAMPLES
A. Where the Heart Is & The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam
B. When You Are Engulfed in Flames & 1984
C. The Girl Who Played with Fire & Jane Eyre
D. How to Be Good & Quietly in Their Sleep
E. Thirteen Reasons Why & Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart

If you need suggestions OR have suggestions for books to read for this task post them here.
21757 25.10 - Belinda's Task - Let's Play The Name Game
A. For the first half of the task, read any book you like of at least 100 pages.
AND
B. For the second half of the task read another book (of at least 100 pages) whose author’s first or last name, is the same as the last name of the author of the book you read for the first half of the task.

EXAMPLES
Anita Shreve & Susan Richards Shreve
OR
Alice Walker & Walker Percy

If you need suggestions OR have suggestions for books to read for this task post them here.
May 26, 2010 04:04PM

21757 Leigh Ann wrote: "How about a polar bear? If not I found a lobster...lol! I'm trying to use one I already have."

Both of them are ok

Wendy wrote: "Cynthia wrote: "Leigh Ann wrote: "How about The Pelican Brief? I know it doesn't actually live IN the sea, but it is a ocean animal, right?!"

We did birds this season so no I want an..."


Watershed - yes; Ocean - No


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