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Aug 31, 2014 04:41PM

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Task 15.10 - Fun in the Sun!

I read: Hawkeye, Vol. 1: My Life as a Weapon by Matt Fraction

I read this book in my favorite reading spot: my couch with a cool fan blowing on me!

Points this task: 15
Total points: 730
Tasks completed: 47
Books read: 63
Pages read: 14408
Goodreads authors: 24
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 31, 2014 04:33PM

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Task 15.4 - Double Trouble

For Book A, I read a book with a double E:

Amulet, Vol. 1: The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi

**Kazu Kibuishi is a Goodreads author!!**

For Book B, I read a book with a double B:

Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson

Points this task: 15
Total points: 715
Tasks completed: 46
Books read: 62
Pages read: 14272
Goodreads authors: 24
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 31, 2014 04:26PM

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Task 15.3 - In Honor of America's Independence Day...

I read a book that is set in Pennsylvania and written an author whose first name is Virginia:

Miracles on Maple Hill by Virginia Sorensen

Points this task: 15
Total points: 700
Tasks completed: 45
Books read: 60
Pages read: 13952
Goodreads authors: 23
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 30, 2014 01:16PM

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Task 10.9 - Isthmus Test

I read a book with an ocean with a boat in it on the cover:

Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry
Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry

Points this task: 10
Total points: 685
Tasks completed: 44
Books read: 59
Pages read: 13696
Goodreads authors: 23
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 30, 2014 01:06PM

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Task 10.5 - This Could Take A While

I read:

Mouse Guard: Winter 1152 by David Petersen

Points this task:10
Total points: 675
Tasks completed: 43
Books read: 58
Pages read: 13568
Goodreads authors: 23
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 29, 2014 12:39PM

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Task 15.7 - "In a gentle way, you can shake the world"

I read a book that is primarily set in India:

Sold by Patricia McCormick

This book was approved in the task help thread.

Points this task: 15
Total points: 665
Tasks completed: 42
Books read: 57
Pages read: 13376
Goodreads authors: 23
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 29, 2014 12:33PM

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Task 5.10 - White: Lounging Around

I read a book with a chair and part of a couch on the cover:

Miss Don't Touch Me  Vol. 1 by Hubert
Miss Don't Touch Me: Vol. 1
by Hubert

The couch and chair are visible on the right hand side, behind the curtain.

At 92 pages, this qualifies as my one book between 80-100 pages for this challenge.

Points this task: 5
Total points: 650
Tasks completed: 41
Books read: 56
Pages read: 13113
Goodreads authors: 23
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 29, 2014 12:27PM

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Task 5.7 - Brown: Chocolates and Coffee on the Beach

I read a book with the word "sand" found intact in the title:

The Sandman, Vol. 7: Brief Lives by Neil Gaiman

**Neil Gaiman is a Goodreads author!!**

Points this task: 5
Total points: 645
Tasks completed: 40
Books read: 55
Pages read: 13021
Goodreads authors: 23
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 26, 2014 06:29PM

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Task 20.6 - The Colors of Trivial Pursuit

I read a book by an author whose last name is "Brown":

Temperatures Rising by Sandra Brown

This book is new-to-me and is NOT a reread.

**Sandra Brown is a Goodreads author!!**

Points this task: 20
Total points: 640
Tasks completed: 39
Books read: 54
Pages read: 12765
Goodreads authors: 22
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000)+ (0)
Aug 26, 2014 06:21PM

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Task 15.6 - I'm Flying

I read a book with a plane (or at least the wing of a plane) on the cover:

Flight #116 Is Down! by Caroline B. Cooney
Flight #116 Is Down! by Caroline B. Cooney

Points this task: 15
Total points: 620
Tasks completed: 38
Books read: 53
Pages read: 12541
Goodreads authors: 21
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 26, 2014 06:13PM

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Task 5.5 - Green: It's Not Easy Being Green

I read:

The Encyclopedia of Early Earth by Isabel Greenberg

The title can be found in kErmiTthEfrOg

**Isabel Greenberg is a Goodreads author!!**

Points this task: 5
Total points: 605
Tasks completed: 37
Books read: 52
Pages read: 12340
Goodreads authors: 21
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 24, 2014 05:04PM

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Task 30.9 - Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

For Book A, I read:

Beauty Sleep: A Retelling of "Sleeping Beauty" by Cameron Dokey

This book has 208 pages and "Sleep" can be found in SuPErcaLifragilisticExpialidocious

For Book B, I read:

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

This book has 208 pages and Laurie can be found in sUpERcaLIfrAgilisticexpialidocious

**Laurie Halse Anderson is a Goodreads author!!**

Points this task: 30
Total points: 600
Tasks completed: 36
Books read: 51
Pages read: 12164
Goodreads authors: 20
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 23, 2014 02:49PM

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Task 10.7 - From the Source

I read a book by a Canadian author, which is also set in Canada:

Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life by Bryan Lee O'Malley

**Bryan Lee O'Malley is a Goodreads author!!**

Points this task: 10
Total points: 570
Tasks completed: 35
Books read: 49
Pages read: 11748
Goodreads authors: 19
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 23, 2014 02:42PM

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Task 10.6 - D-Day

I read:

DMZ, Vol. 3: Public Works by Brian Wood

**Brian Wood is a Goodreads author!!**

Points this task: 10
Total points: 560
Tasks completed: 34
Books read: 48
Pages read: 11580
Goodreads authors: 18
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 21, 2014 08:56PM

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Task 5.3 - Orange: Wave a Flag

I used the Chinese flag, which is red and yellow, and read a book set in China:

Fushigi Yûgi: The Mysterious Play, Vol. 07: Castaway by Yuu Watase

Although the book description states that they set off on a journey to a "frozen north country," that doesn't acutally happen until the last half of the book. Well over 50% of the storyline takes place in China.

Points this task: 5
Total points: 550
Tasks completed: 33
Books read: 47
Pages read: 11452
Goodreads authors: 17
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 19, 2014 05:17PM

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Task 30.5 - In Pursuit of a Good Book

I did options 4 and 5.

For option 4, I read a book about someone in the television and movie industry:

My Lucky Life in and Out of Show Business by Dick Van Dyke

For option 5, I read a book with several trees on the cover:

Cracked Up to Be by Courtney Summers
Cracked Up to Be by Courtney Summers

**Courtney Summers is a Goodreads author!!**

Points this task: 30
Total points: 545
Tasks completed: 32
Books read: 46
Pages read: 11252
Goodreads authors: 17
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 17, 2014 08:25PM

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Task 5.4 - Yellow: They Call Me Mellow Yellow

I used the word "Girl" from the song "Young Girl Blues" and read:

The Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks

**Faith Erin Hicks is a Goodreads author!!**

Points this task: 5
Total points: 515
Tasks completed: 31
Books read: 44
Pages read: 10751
Goodreads authors: 15
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 16, 2014 09:20PM

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Task 10.3 - The More the Merrier

I read a book with 3 people on the cover:

Night of the Living Dad by Rick Kirkman
Night of the Living Dad by Rick Kirkman

Points this task: 10
Total points: 510
Tasks completed: 30
Books read: 43
Pages read: 10639
Goodreads authors: 15
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 14, 2014 06:00PM

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Task 30.2 - Dig In!

I did options 3 and 4.

For option 3, I read a book by an author whose first name is Susan:

Alice, I Think by Susan Juby

**Susan Juby is a Goodreads author!!**

For option 4, I read a book with the word "Bone" in the title:

A Bone to Pick by Charlaine Harris

Points this task: 30
Total points: 500
Tasks completed: 29
Books read: 42
Pages read: 10511
Goodreads authors: 16
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
Aug 12, 2014 06:32PM

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Task 15.1 - Moms and Dads

For Book A, I read a book published in 1977 (My mom was born in 1953 and I was born in 1984):

Charmed Life by Diana Wynne Jones

For Book B, I read a book published in 1960 (My dad was born in 1946 and I was born in 1984):

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

Points this task: 15
Total points: 470
Tasks completed: 28
Books read: 40
Pages read: 9959
Goodreads authors: 15
Big books: 500+ (0); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)
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