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21757 Beth~a~holic

15.9 Hark! The Herold Angels Sing (read a book with significant character being a fallen angel)

Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

The books main character, Patch, is a fallen angel, which fits the task requirement

Points this post: 15
Total points: 105/985
Tasks completed: 10/57
Books read: 10
Goodreads Authors: 7
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0

My final posting for the Winter Challenge :-(
21757 updated to message 2619 amd 2620...my total points after the two postings should be 90/985. Sorry for confusion.
21757 Beth~a~holic

5.9. Trash to treasure. (GR friend rated book 1 or 2 stars)

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Rated 1 star on friend's Marla's read list which fits the task requirement. Even though Marla rating was low, it was my treasure and I gave it 4-stars.

Points this post: 5
Total points: 80/985
Tasks completed: 9/57
Books read: 9
Goodreads Authors: 6
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0
21757 I'm updating message 2540 due to being an error and being posted on the Completed Tasks with ?s/problems board (message 447):

Beth~a~holic

10.8 Hidden Gems (read a book with less than a 1,000 ratings)

Vegas Moon by John Locke

Book has 341 ratings when I selected it for the challenge, which fits the task requirement

Points this post: 10
Total points: 75/985
Tasks completed: 8/57
Books read: 8
Goodreads Authors: 4
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0
21757 Dlmrose wrote: "Beth~a~holic post 2540

task 10.8 Hidden Gems- requires "reading a book with less than 1,000 ratings.""


Opppss, my bad. I'll update and repost. Thank you for letting me know
21757 Oooppsss, my bad on message 2540...I used strikeout instead of bold.
21757 Beth~a~holic

10.8 Hidden Gems (read a book with at least 1,000 ratings)

Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich

Book has 28,754 ratings when I selected it for the challenge, which fits the task requirement

I'm also claiming for Janet Evanovich being a Goodreads author.

Points this post: 10
Total points: 85/985
Tasks completed: 9/57
Books read: 9
Goodreads Authors: 6
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0
21757 Beth~a~holic

10.10 The Winter Blues (read a book I've been dying to read)

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

I've been wanting to read (and finish!) this book ever since the movie came out, which fits the task requirement

I am also claiming goodreads author for Kathryn Stockett

Points this post: 10
Total points: 75/985
Tasks completed: 8/57
Books read: 8
Goodreads Authors: 5
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0
Feb 18, 2012 12:39AM

21757 My goal is to complete more challenge that the Winter Seasonal Challenge: Total points: 105/985, Tasks completed: 10/57


5 POINTS

10 POINTS

15 POINTS

20 POINTS

25 POINTS

30 POINTS

50 POINTS

Points this post: 0
Total points: 0/1090
Tasks Completed: 0/62
Books read: 0
Goodreads Authors: 0
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0

21757 Beth~a~holic


15.10 Sweet! (read a book of your choice)

Feed by Mira Grant

The book is MY pick, which fits the task requirement

Points this post: 15
Total points: 65/985
Tasks completed: 7/57
Books read: 7
Goodreads Authors: 4
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0
21757 Beth~a~holic

15.5 All Shiny and New (read a book published since
January 1, 2011)


Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

The book was published January 2012, which fits the task requirement.

I'm also claiming for Goodreads author Veronica Rossi


Points this post: 15
Total points: 50/985
Tasks completed: 6/57
Books read: 6
Goodreads Authors: 4
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0
21757 Beth~a~holic

10.4 Blue, White, and the Black of Night (Book cover that is blue, white, or black)

The Graveyard BookNeil Gaiman
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

The book has primarily a blue cover, which fits the task requirement

I'm also claiming for Neil Gaiman being a Goodreads Author

Points this post: 10
Total points: 35/985
Tasks completed: 5/57
Books read: 5
Goodreads Authors: 3
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0
21757 Beth~a~holic

5.4. Let’s Call it a Goal! (something you'd like to do in 2012)

Organizing for Dummies by Eileen Roth

I sooooo need to get organized and currently have time off work to do it, so this is a practicle goal that fits the task requirement

Points this post: 5
Total points: 25/985
Tasks completed: 4/57
Books read: 4
Goodreads Authors: 2
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0

INTRODUCTIONS (1097 new)
Jan 28, 2012 04:13AM

21757 Bea wrote: "Wow! So many new members from various places in the world and ages! What fun this group is! Welcome to Beth, Beth, Megan and Ellie. I am not a moderator...just another member, but welcome!"

I like the Beth, Beth welcome. And here I thought I had a unique name. Thanks for the warm welcome. I've enjoyed picking books for the Earth-challenge.
21757 Beth~a~holic

10.9 Earth Signs (an author born under the Earth sign)

Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult

Author was born on May 19th (Taurus) is is under the Earth sign, which fits the task requirement

Points this post: 10
Total points: 20/985
Tasks completed: 3/57
Books read: 3
Goodreads Authors: 2
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0
21757 Correction referring to message 1740....I'd like to collect for a Goodreads author also. I didn't notice Richelle Mead is a Goodreads author. So my total should be:

Points this post: 0
Total points: 10/985
Tasks completed: 2/57
Books read: 2
Goodreads Authors: 2
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0
21757 Beth~a~holic

5.10. EARTH (Author's name begins with E, A, R, T, or H)

Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy #3) by Richelle Mead

Author's first name (Richelle) begins with letter "R" which fits the task requirement

Points this post: 5
Total points: 10/985
Tasks completed: 2/57
Books read: 2
Goodreads Authors: 1
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0
21757 Beth~a~holic

5.6. Other People Liked It, Why Not Me? (2011 GR choice awards)

Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson

S.J. Watson is a GR Author.

The book is listed in the Mystery/Thriller of the 2011 GR choice awards which fits the task requirement

Points this post: 5
Total points: 5/985
Tasks completed: 1/57
Books read: 1
Goodreads Authors: 1
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0
General Questions (116 new)
Jan 18, 2012 12:33PM

21757 Dee wrote: "Beth - you might do better to post this in the task specific thread"

Thank you Dee. I didn't see one for task 5.2 but I'll check again. Still learning the process
General Questions (116 new)
Jan 17, 2012 11:25PM

21757 For task 5.2. That bugs me! (Read a book with an insect on the cover or in the title or subtitle. The word "bug" or "insect") will The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd by ok? I even googled to see if Bees was an insect and that is a debate :-/

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
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