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

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21757 30.4 - Ava Catherine's task: Plein Air


Option 1 - I read A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail which takes place nearly 100% on the Appalachian Trail. This book was approved on help thread.
Required: When posting, state how your book qualifies for an outdoor setting.


Option 3 - I read The Lady Elizabeth, which has a The Lady Elizabeth by Alison Weir green cover. This book was approved on the help thread.

Points: 325
books read: 27
tasks completed: 22
Big Books: 1
pages read: 8081
21757 20.6 - Seasoned Reader -

Option 2. I love the smell and taste of cinnamon. It's a great savory and sweet spice. Read a book with a mostly brown (over 50%) colored-cover.

I read The Worst Hard Time The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan. This books was approved on the help thread.

I love Cumin but I probably use Paprika in most recipes!

Points: 295
Books read: 26
tasks completed: 21
Big Books: 1
pages read: 7684
21757 Emma wrote: "Cindie wrote: "Does this work for option 2: The Worst Hard Time The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan"

Yes, it works."


great! thanks!
21757 Does this work for option 2: The Worst Hard Time The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan
21757 20.9 - Moderator's Pet - Laura NT's task: Art and Science




Option A: Read a non-fiction book with the Main Page Genres of: Science>Biology, Science>Natural History, Science>Evolution, Science>Chemistry, Science>Environment, or Science>Genetics.
I read This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate which has "Science>Environment" on its Main Page Genres. This book has 573 pp which makes it a ****Big Book*** so one ticket please!

Points: 275
Books read: 26
tasks completed: 20
Big Books: 1
pages read: 7684
21757 25.14 - JennRenee's task: Winter Wonderland

You may read one book or two books but the total pages read must be a minimum of 800 pages. If you are using more than one book, you may use the same requirements for both books or you may choose different ones.

Required: State which options you chose when you post.



3. I read The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan. The author's initials, T and E, are found in the word "swEaTer."


6. Holiday fun. Since my favorite holidays happen in the winter -- 12/24, 12/25, 12/31, and 01/01,
read a book with a page count, as listed on Goodreads, that contains at least 2 of the following numbers: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Numbers may appear more than once. Ex: 245, 373, 500, 525, 944. I read This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate. There were 500 pp in this book. This is a *****Big Book *****

Both books' pages added together equals 812, which is more than 800 as specified in the task.

Points: 280
Books read: 26
tasks completed: 21
Big Books: 1
pages read: 7611
21757 25.16 - Morgan (faeriesfolly)'s task: Don't say I never got you



For this task you will read TWO books, ONE book from each category.
BOTH authors should be NEW TO YOU. Because this whole night thing is going to be new to me!

::BOOK ONE::
Read a a book that you got for free (library, netgalley, borrowed from a friend, received as a gift, $0 on Kindle/Nook/etc.) where the AUTHOR is new to you. I read Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person, which I got from the library after a loooooooong wait! This authorShonda Rhimes is new to me!

::BOOK TWO::
Read a second book that you got for free, but in a DIFFERENT way than book one. Remember the author still has to be new to you. I borrowed God's Ear from a friend. This author Rhoda Lermanis new to me

REQUIRED: When claiming STATE how you came by the books and that the authors are new to you.

Points: 255
Books read: 24
tasks completed: 18
pages read: 7199
21757 30.6 - Donna Jo's task: Winter in Iowa circa 1950s

2. Read a book written by an author whose first and last name have initials in the phrase "DRESSING WARMLY". I read An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States byRoxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. Her initials are "R" and "D", both of which are in the phrase "DRESSING WARMLY". This book was approved on help thread and has 236 pp


4. Read a book with the main page genre "Christmas," "Family," "Relatives," or "Cousins."The word may stand alone or be embedded. I read God's Ear which has the genre "Family." It has 309 pp.

309 + 236 = 545 pp total > 500 pp

Points: 260
books read: 24
tasks completed: 18
tasks in progress: 2
pages read: 7199
21757 10.3. "Young Girl Reading"

I read The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past. The word "landscape" matches the title of Renoir's 1919 painting listed as "Landscape." This book was approved in the help thread.

Points: 230
Books read: 23
tasks completed: 17
tasks in progress: 3
pages read: 6890
Jan 30, 2016 01:03PM

21757 Can I read The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past, which matches The Landscape (1919) Renoir's last listed painting on the link?
21757 15.9 Degas and the Dancers
I read Astonish Me which is about 2 generations of ballet dancers, their friends and foibles.

Points: 220
Books read: 21
tasks completed: 16
tasks in progress: 3
pages read: 6387
21757 Book Concierge wrote: "Cindie wrote: "How about The Story of the Lost Child (The Neapolitan Novels, #4) by Elena Ferrante for option A?"

YES .. it does work for Option A!"


thanks
21757 20.4 - Camilla's Task: Lost in Translation
Option 1: Read a book written in a language other than your native language. Required: In your post, state your native language and the language of the book that you read.

I read The Story of the Lost Child. My native language is English; this book was orignally written in Italian.

Points: 205
Books read: 21
tasks completed: 16
tasks in progress: 3
pages read: 6387
21757 Book Concierge wrote: "Cindie wrote: "How about The Story of the Lost Child (The Neapolitan Novels, #4) by Elena Ferrante for option B?"

Sorry, No ... it may be based on her life story, but this is a novel, so does not qualify as autobiography ..."


oops...sorry.

I meant does this work for A?
21757 How about The Story of the Lost Child (The Neapolitan Novels, #4) by Elena Ferrante for option B?
21757 20.5 - Bigger is Better - Shelley UT's task: Winter Birthdays



1. My mom: My mom's favorite hobby was reading. Read a book with books on the cover or "books about books" main page genre. Example:
I read The Shelf: From LEQ to LES: Adventures in Extreme Reading The Shelf From LEQ to LES Adventures in Extreme Reading by Phyllis Rose which has both: books on the cover AND is a book about books.

Points: 185
Books read: 18
tasks completed:14
tasks in progress: 2
pages read: 5142
Jan 15, 2016 04:43AM

21757 Connie (Ava Catherine) wrote: "Cindie wrote: "Connie (Ava Catherine) wrote: "Cindie wrote: "does this work for option 2? The Lady Elizabeth by Alison Weir"

I do not see the word "light" (intact) in the title of this book. ..."


thanks!
Jan 14, 2016 06:36PM

21757 Connie (Ava Catherine) wrote: "Cindie wrote: "does this work for option 2? The Lady Elizabeth by Alison Weir"

I do not see the word "light" (intact) in the title of this book. Am I missing something?"


No you are not missing anything. I am stupid. I meant does this work for option 3?
Jan 14, 2016 06:34PM

21757 does this work: Between the World and Me
21757 10.10. Jump!

I read Run You Down, which has 288 pp. This is divisible by 4 (72, FYI)

Points: 165
Books read: 17
tasks completed: 13
tasks in progress: 3
pages read: 4904

NOTE: ebooks without a print edition cannot be used for tasks requiring a specific number of pages. If you read an ebook, listen to an audiobook or read a Large Print edition use the page count for the mass market paperback if one exists. If there is no mass market paperback edition, use the paperback edition and if no paperback is available use the hardcover edition.


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