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Jun 11, 2016 12:49PM

8361 June:
Ship of Destiny (#3) by Robin Hobb
Warbreaker (#1) by Brandon Sanderson
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (#1) by Becky Chambers
Gods of Risk by James S. A. Corey
The Walking Dead, v22 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, v23 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, v24 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, v25 by Robert Kirkman
East of West, v5 by Jonathan Hickman
Rat Queens, v1 by Kurtis J. Wiebe
Rat Queens, v2 by Kurtis J. Wiebe
Rat Queens, v3 by Kurtis J. Wiebe
The Long Game (#2) by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
The Knights of Crystallia (#3) by Brandon Sanderson
The Way of Kings (#1) by Brandon Sanderson
The Rithmatist (#1) by Brandon Sanderson
Words of Radiance (#2) by Brandon Sanderson
Apr 25, 2016 05:15PM

8361 The Bands of Mourning (#3) by Brandon Sanderson
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (#1) by Becky Chambers
Ship of Destiny (#3) by Robin Hobb
The Walking Dead, v22 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, v23 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, v24 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, v25 by Robert Kirkman
East of West, v5 by Jonathan Hickman
Rat Queens, v1 by Kurtis J. Wiebe
Rat Queens, v2 by Kurtis J. Wiebe
Rat Queens, v3 by Kurtis J. Wiebe
Fire (#2) by Kristin Cashore
Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson
8361 *Kelly R.

Finished:
10-6. About astronomy OR where the characters navigate by the stars - deals a lot with both - The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman (12/17/15)
25-5. 1) Graphic memoir AND 2) traditional prose memoir - Honor Girl by Maggie Thrash (10/28/15); Sounds Like Me by Sara Bareilles (12/18/15)

Total Points: 180/480
Books Finished: 23/43
Tasks Completed: 16/34
8361 *Kelly R.

Finished:
5-2. An oxymoron in the title - Manners & Mutiny by Gail Carriger (12/1/15)
10-7. Main character was unusually mature at a young age - The Eye of Zoltar by Jasper Fforde (12/3/15)

Total Points: 145/480
Books Finished: 20/43
Tasks Completed: 14/34
Dec 05, 2015 09:32PM

8361 The Wise Man's Fear (#2) by Patrick Rothfuss
Queen of Shadows (#4) by Sarah J. Maas
8361 *Kelly R.

Finished:
15-5. Main character gambles - Mad Ship by Robin Hobb (11/9/15)
5-5. “Important” enough to have a whiffler (royalty) - Winter by Marissa Meyer (11/16/15)

Total Points: 130/480
Books Finished: 18/43
Tasks Completed: 12/34
8361 Sara wrote: "Does anyone have suggestions for books you can read for 5.1? I've tried to find a novel that has either a desert tree or a cactus on the cover, but haven't found any."

Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman has cactus flowers on the cover.
8361 *Kelly R.

Finished:
5-7. A character who is an avid reader - This is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith (9/10/15)
10-3. Book in a trilogy - Royal Assassin by Robin Hobb (10/6/15)
10-1. Attracted to w/ a “healthy vigor” - Gumption by Nick Offerman (10/10/15)
15-3. Underdog character - Assassin's Quest by Robin Hobb (10/14/15)
5-1. A cactus on the cover - Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman (10/17/15)
15-6. Takes place on/near an ocean, is about something that dwells in the ocean OR has an ocean on the cover (all of the above) - Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb (10/19/15)
15-2. Character that doesn't talk a lot - The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick (10/26/15)
15-7. Hook shaped object on the cover - The Marvels by Brian Selznick (10/27/15)
15-1. Smarmy main character - Nimona by Noelle Stevenson (10/28/15)
5-6. An outrageous character - Waistcoats & Weaponry by Gail Carriger (11/8/15)

Total Points: 110/480
Books Finished: 14/43
Tasks Completed: 10/34
Nov 05, 2015 02:36PM

8361 Ship of Destiny (#3) by Robin Hobb
Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
Fool's Errand (#1) by Robin Hobb
The Geography of You & Me by Jennifer E. Smith
Oct 12, 2015 08:08PM

8361 Ship of Destiny (#3) by Robin Hobb
Fool's Errand (#1) by Robin Hobb
Golden Fool (#2) by Robin Hobb
Fool's Fate (#3) by Robin Hobb
Dragon Keeper (#1) by Robin Hobb
Dragon Haven (#2) by Robin Hobb
City of Dragons (#3) by Robin Hobb
Blood of Dragons (#4) by Robin Hobb
Inheritance by Robin Hobb
Shaman's Crossing (#1) by Robin Hobb
Forest Mage (#2) by Robin Hobb
Renegade's Magic (#3) by Robin Hobb
Fool's Assassin (#1) by Robin Hobb
Fool's Quest (#2) by Robin Hobb
Assassin's Fate (#3) by Robin Hobb - pub. 3/23
The Hammer of Thor (#2) by Rick Riordan - pub. 10/4
The Hidden Oracle (#1) by Rick Riordan
Sep 03, 2015 11:58PM

8361 *Kelly R.

FALL/WINTER CHALLENGE (9/1/15-2/29/16):
5-1. Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman
5-2. Manners & Mutiny by Gail Carriger
5-3. Heist Society by Ally Carter
5-4. Shadow & Bone by Leigh Bardugo
5-5. Winter by Marissa Meyer
5-6. Waistcoats & Weaponry by Gail Carriger
5-7. This is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith
5-8. Say Yes to the Death by Susan McBride
10-1. Gumption by Nick Offerman
10-2. The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
10-3. Royal Assassin by Robin Hobb
10-4. Jewels of the Sun by Nora Roberts
10-5. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
10-6. The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
10-7. The Eye of Zoltar by Jasper Fforde
10-8. Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman
15-1. Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
15-2. The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
15-3. Assassin's Quest by Robin Hobb
15-4. The Birth House by Ami McKay
15-5. Mad Ship by Robin Hobb
15-6. Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb
15-7. The Marvels by Brian Selznick
15-8. Nora's Pride by Carol Stephenson
20-1. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
20-2. Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
20-2. Possession by A. S. Byatt
25-1. The Bully Pulpit by Doris Kearns Goodwin
25-1. Choose Your Own Autobiography by Neil Patrick Harris
25-2. The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
25-2. Fire by Kristin Cashore
25-3. Mort by Terry Pratchett
25-3. Fool's Errand by Robin Hobb
25-4. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruis Zafón
25-4. Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig
25-5. Honor Girl by Maggie Thrash; Sounds Like Me by Sara Bareilles
25-6. Midnight Pearls by Debbie Viguie
25-6. Summer Knight by Jim Butcher
25-7. The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson
25-7. The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
25-8. All Fall Down by Ally Carter
25-8. Illuminae by Kaufman & Kristoff

Total Points: 180/480
Books Finished: 23/43
Tasks Completed: 16/34
8361 *Kelly R.

Finished:
25-6. Fluff, fun read without major enlightenment; Considered to be informational &/or inspiring - Fables: Deluxe Edition, Book Ten by Bill Willingham (7/10); Harry, a History by Melissa Anelli (8/26)

Total Points: 480
Books Finished: 43
Tasks Completed: 34
8361 *Kelly R.

Finished:
15-5. Word in the title with one letter “sandwiched” between two of the same letters - Armada by Ernest Cline (8/11)
15-7. Neither the title nor the author's name have an L - Dry Bones by Craig Johnson (8/20)
20-2. a) J. K. Rowling (or Robert Galbraith) book; AND b) Published by Knopf - a) The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith (8/22); b) Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (3/21)

Total Points: 455/480
Books Finished: 42/43
Tasks Completed: 33/34
Aug 23, 2015 04:42PM

8361 The Bands of Mourning (#3) by Brandon Sanderson
Secret History (#3.5) by Brandon Sanderson
The Lost Metal (#4) by Brandon Sanderson - pub. ?
Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
Queen of Shadows (#4) by Sarah J. Maas
Empire of Storms (#5) by Sarah J. Maas - pub. 9/6
Sixth of the Dusk by Brandon Sanderson
Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson
The Way of Kings (#1) by Brandon Sanderson
Words of Radiance (#2) by Brandon Sanderson
The Knights of Crystallia (#3) by Brandon Sanderson
The Shattered Lens (#4) by Brandon Sanderson - pub. 7/19
The Dark Talent (#5) by Brandon Sanderson - pub. 9/6
Fire (#2) by Kristin Cashore
Bitterblue (#3) by Kristin Cashore
8361 *Kelly R.

Finished:
5-7. Song title AND POST the song along with the book - The Fixer by Jennifer Lynn Barnes (8/5) - "The Fixer" by Pearl Jam
10-7. About someone who has passed (and a lot of ghosts and villians who are dead) - Grave Peril by Jim Butcher (8/5)

Total Points: 405/480
Books Finished: 39/43
Tasks Completed: 30/34
8361 *Kelly R.

Finished:
25-8. Favorite author (Bill Willingham) AND Favorite genre (Fantasy) - Peter & Max by Bill Willingham & Steve Leialoha (7/14); The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson (6/30)
5-6. About a sport that isn’t mainstream or about an athlete that plays or played that sport. It can be fictional. - Harry Potter, Quidditch athlete - Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling (7/18)
5-8. Originally published in the 1980s - 1985 - Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett (7/18)
10-6. Local author (Oregon) - In the Shadows of Blackbirds by Cat Winters (7/19)
25-7. 1) About something I've always wanted to try - Writing about pop culture; 2) About something I've never really been interested in trying & see if it changes my attitude - law enforcement (it didn't change my mind) - 1) Chicks Unravel Time by Stanish & Myles (7/20); 2) Fool Moon by Jim Butcher (7/18)
5-3. Gamer protagonist - Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (7/22)
15-3. Has 2 or more words in the title that start with the same letter - Assassin's Apprentice by Robin Hobb (8/1)

Total Points: 390/480
Books Finished: 37/43
Tasks Completed: 28/34
Jul 17, 2015 11:44PM

8361 BBC’s Big Read (found this list on ramblingsofanelfpire blog):
This is the BBC top 200 books that they say everyone should read. I would like to make my way through this list.
1. The Lord of the Rings - J. R. R. Tolkien
2. Pride & Prejudice - Jane Austen
3. His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
4. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
5. Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire - J. K. Rowling
6. To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
7. Winnie the Pooh - A. A. Milne
8. Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell
9. The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe - C. S. Lewis
10. Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
11. Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
12. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
13. Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks
14. Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier
15. The Catcher in the Rye - J. D. Salinger
16. The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
17. Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
18. Little Women - Louisa May Alcott
19. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis de Bernieres
20. War & Peace - Leo Tolstoy
21. Gone with the Wind - Margaret Mitchell
22. Harry Potter & the Philosopher's Stone - J. K. Rowling
23. Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets - J. K. Rowling
24. Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban - J. K. Rowling
25. The Hobbit - J. R. R. Tolkien
26. Tess of the D’Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
27. Middlemarch - George Eliot
28. A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
29. The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
30. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
31. The Story of Tracy Beaker - Jacqueline Wilson
32. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel García Márquez
33. The Pillars of the Earth - Ken Follett
34. David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
35. Charlie & the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl
36. Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson
37. A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute
38. Persuasion - Jane Austen
39. Dune, Frank Herbert
40. Emma - Jane Austen
41. Anne of Green Gables - L. M. Montgomery
42. Watership Down, Richard Adams
43. The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
44. The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
45. Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
46. Animal Farm - George Orwell
47. A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
48. Far From the Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
49. Goodnight Mister Tom - Michelle Magorian
50. The Shell Seekers - Rosamunde Pilcher
51. The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
52. Of Mice & Men - John Steinbeck
53. The Stand - Stephen King
54. Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
55. A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
56. The BFG - Roald Dahl
57. Swallows & Amazons - Arthur Ransome
58. Black Beauty - Anna Sewell
59. Artemis Fowl - Eoin Colfer
60. Crime & Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
61. Noughts & Crosses - Malorie Blackman
62. Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
63. A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
64. The Thorn Birds - Colleen McCollough
65. Mort - Terry Pratchett
66. The Magic Faraway Tree - Enid Blyton
67. The Magus - John Fowles
68. Good Omens - Pratchett & Gaiman
69. Guards! Guards! - Terry Pratchett
70. Lord of the Flies - William Golding
71. Perfume - Patrick Süskind
72. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists - Robert Tressell
73. Night Watch - Terry Pratchett
74. Matilda - Roald Dahl
75. Bridget Jones’s Diary - Helen Fielding
76. The Secret History - Donna Tartt
77. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
78. Ulysses - James Joyce
79. Bleak House - Charles Dickens
80. Double Act - Jacqueline Wilson
81. The Twits - Roald Dahl
82. I Capture the Castle - Dodie Smith
83. Holes - Louis Sachar
84. Gormenghast - Mervyn Peake
85. The God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy
86. Vicky Angel - Jacqueline Wilson
87. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
88. Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
89. Magician - Raymond E Feist
90. On The Road - Jack Kerouac
91. The Godfather - Mario Puzo
92. The Clan of the Cave Bear - Jean M. Auel
93. The Colour of Magic - Terry Pratchett
94. The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho
95. Katherine - Anya Seton
96. Kane & Abel - Jeffrey Archer
97. Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel García Márquez
98. Girls in Love - Jacqueline Wilson
99. The Princess Diaries - Meg Cabot
100. Midnight’s Children - Salman Rushdie
101. Three Men in a Boat - Jerome K. Jerome
102. Small Gods - Terry Pratchett
103. The Beach - Alex Garland
104. Dracula - Bram Stoker
105. Point Blanc - Anthony Horowitz
106. The Pickwick Papers - Charles Dickens
107. Stormbreaker - Anthony Horowitz
108. The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
109. The Day of the Jackal - Frederick Forsyth
110. The Illustrated Mum - Jacqueline Wilson
111. Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
112. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ - Sue Townsend
113. The Cruel Sea - Nicholas Monsarrat
114. Les Misérables - Victor Hugo
115. The Mayor of Casterbridge - Thomas Hardy
116. The Dare Game - Jacqueline Wilson
117. Bad Girls - Jacqueline Wilson
118. The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
119. Shogun - James Clavell
120. The Day of the Triffids - John Wyndham
121. Lola Rose - Jacqueline Wilson
122. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
123. The Forsyte Saga - John Galsworthy
124. House of Leaves - Mark Z. Danielewski
125. The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver
126. Reaper Man - Terry Pratchett
127. Angus, Thongs & Full-Frontal Snogging - Louise Rennison
128. The Hound of the Baskervilles - Arthur Conan Doyle
129. Possession - A. S. Byatt
130. The Master & Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov
131. The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood
132. Danny the Champion of the World - Roald Dahl
133. East of Eden - John Steinbeck
134. George’s Marvellous Medicine - Roald Dahl
135. Wyrd Sisters - Terry Pratchett
136. The Color Purple - Alice Walker
137. Hogfather - Terry Pratchett
138. The Thirty-Nine Steps - John Buchan
139. Girls in Tears - Jacqueline Wilson
140. Sleepovers - Jacqueline Wilson
141. All Quiet on the Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque
142. Behind the Scenes at the Museum - Kate Atkinson
143. High Fidelity - Nick Hornby
144. It - Stephen King
145. James & the Giant Peach - Roald Dahl
146. The Green Mile - Stephen King
147. Papillon - Henri Charriere
148. Men at Arms - Terry Pratchett
149. Master & Commander - Patrick O’Brian
150. Skeleton Key - Anthony Horowitz
151. Soul Music - Terry Pratchett
152. Thief of Time - Terry Pratchett
153. The Fifth Elephant - Terry Pratchett
154. Atonement - Ian McEwan
155. Secrets - Jacqueline Wilson
156. The Silver Sword - Ian Serraillier
157. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest - Ken Kesey
158. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
159. Kim - Rudyard Kipling
160. Cross Stitch - Diana Gabaldon
161. Moby Dick - Herman Melville
162. River God - Wilbur Smith
163. Sunset Song - Lewis Grassic Gibbon
164. The Shipping News - Annie Proulx
165. The World According to Garp - John Irving
166. Lorna Doone - R. D. Blackmore
167. Girls Out Late - Jacqueline Wilson
168. The Far Pavilions - M. M. Kaye
169. The Witches - Roald Dahl
170. Charlotte’s Web - E. B. White
171. Frankenstein - Mary Shelley
172. They Used to Play on Grass - Venables & Williams
173. The Old Man & the Sea - Ernest Hemingway
174. The Name of the Rose - Umberto Eco
175. Sophie’s World - Jostein Gaarder
176. Dustbin Baby - Jacqueline Wilson
177. Fantastic Mr Fox, Roald Dahl
178. Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov
179. Jonathan Livingstone Seagull, Richard Bach
180. The Little Prince, Antoine De Saint-Exupery
181. The Suitcase Kid, Jacqueline Wilson
182. Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
183. The Power of One - Bryce Courtenay
184. Silas Marner - George Eliot
185. American Psycho - Bret Easton Ellis
186. The Diary of a Nobody - George & Weedon Grossmith
187. Trainspotting - Irvine Welsh
188. Goosebumps - R. L. Stine
189. Heidi - Johanna Spyri
190. Sons & Lovers - D. H. Lawrence
191. The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Milan Kundera
192. Man & Boy - Tony Parsons
193. The Truth - Terry Pratchett
194. The War of the Worlds - H. G. Wells
195. The Horse Whisperer - Nicholas Evans
196. A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
197. Witches Abroad - Terry Pratchett
198. The Once & Future King - T. H. White
199. The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle
200. Flowers in the Attic - V. C. Andrews

Finished: 55
8361 *Kelly R.

Finished:
5-5. About an inventor of some sort - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (7/6)
15-4. Go to the library & pick a book from the shelves at random - Storm Front by Jim Butcher (7/7)
10-4. Funny & about a comedian - Yes Please by Amy Poehler (7/9)
25-3. About a mother AND about a father - The World Forgot by Martin Leicht & Isla Neal (5/20); Any Other Name by Craig Johnson (7/10)

Total Points: 300/480
Books Finished: 28/43
Tasks Completed: 21/34
8361 *Kelly R.

Finished:
15-2. An author who is completely new to me - Graceling by Kristin Cashore (6/4)
25-4. By an author that shares my birthday month (March - Lois Lowry b. 3/20/27) AND Coincides with my birth order (I'm the oldest) - Son by Lois Lowry (3/19); Levathan Wakes (#1) by James S. A. Corey (6/12)
10-5. Great first line And Post that line - Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians by Brandon Sanderson (7/1); POST: "So, there I was, tied to an altar made from outdated encyclopedias, about to get sacrificed to the dark powers by a cult of evil Librarians."

Total Points: 245/480
Books Finished: 24/43
Tasks Completed: 17/34
Jun 11, 2015 11:06PM

8361 Gods of Risk (#2.5) by James S. A. Corey
Drive (#0.1) by James S. A. Corey
Abaddon's Gate (#3) by James S. A. Corey
The Churn (#0.2) by James S. A. Corey
Cibola Burn (#4) by James S. A. Corey
Nemesis Games (#5) by James S. A. Corey
The Vital Abyss (#3.5) by James S. A. Corey
Babylon's Ashes (#6) by James S. A. Corey - pub. 11/1
Reinventing Comics by Scott McCloud
Making Comics by Scott McCloud
Fire (#2) by Kristin Cashore
Bitterblue (#3) by Kristin Cashore
The Walking Dead, Vol. 22 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Vol. 23 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Vol. 24 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Vol. 25 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead, Vol. 26 by Robert Kirkman - pub. 9/21
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