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message 101: by Rachel (new)

Rachel (lambfox) | 185 comments RACHEL CA: 15 points total

5.09 SHRIMP ON THE BARBIE
Maigret and the madwoman by Georges Simenon

10.07 KUDDLE A KOALA?
Snugglepot and Cuddlepie by May Gibbs

Points this post: 15
Total points: 15
Tasks completed: 2
Books read: 2
Goodreads authors: 0
Big Books: 500+(0), 750+(0), 1000+(0)


message 102: by MsOPP (new)

MsOPP | 130 comments 20.10 Group Read

I read and posted about I Am Number Four

Points This Post: 20
Total Points: 85
Tasks Completed: 6
Pages Read: 1939
Books Read: 7
Goodreads Authors: 2
Big Books: 500+(0), 750+(0), 1000+(0)


message 103: by Carly (new)

Carly | 240 comments Carly

10.2. Say what?

I read How to Be Popular by Meg Cabot.

Points This Task: 10
Total Points: 20
Tasks Completed: 2
Tasks in Progress: 0
Books Read: 2
GoodReads Authors: 0
Big Books: 500+(0), 750+(0), 1000+(0)
Pages Read: 413


message 104: by Angie (last edited Mar 05, 2011 06:52PM) (new)

Angie | 76 comments Angie TX

Completed Tasks:

5.7 Going Green Playing Easy to Get by Sherrilyn Kenyon

I read this as an e-book.

10.8 Eat Your Spinach A Peach of a Murder by Livia J. Washburn

Livia J. Washburn is a GoodReads author.

Total Points:15
Total Points This Post:15
GRA:1
Total Books Read:2


message 105: by Rosemary (new)

Rosemary 20.3 International Women's Day
The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants by Ann Brashares
I am British, she is American.

Points This Post: 20
Total Points: 115
Tasks Completed: 9
Books Read: 9
Goodreads Author Books: 1
Big Books: 500+(1), 750+(0), 1000+(1)


message 106: by Meagan (last edited Mar 05, 2011 08:31PM) (new)

Meagan | 125 comments 5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie
Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar

Points this post: 5
Total Points: 5
Books Read: 1
Tasks Completed: 1
Big Ticket Books: 500+ (0), 750+ (0), 1000+ (0)
Goodreads Authors: 0




message 107: by Christine US (new)

Christine US (ChristineUS) | 561 comments Christine US

Task 15.1 Down Under
I read 1 book that had both down & under in the title

Sisterchicks Down Under by Robin Gunn

Total points: 15


message 108: by Stacey (new)

Stacey | 229 comments Stacey

10.4 Elementary, My Dear Watson
The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes Gather to Solve the World's Most Perplexing Cold Cases

New points: 10
Total points: 80


message 109: by Desirée (new)

Desirée (DesireL) | 21 comments 5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie

I read The Giver by Lois Lowry (179 pages)


Points this Post: 5
Total Points: 10
Total Tasks Completed: 2
Total Books Read: 2
Total Pages Read: 394
Total GoodReads Authors: 0
Total Big Books: 500+ (0), 750+ (0), 1000+ (0)


message 110: by Wendy UK (last edited Mar 06, 2011 07:45AM) (new)

 Wendy  UK (WendyUK) | 727 comments 15.6 - The Truth is...


I have recently enjoyed reading Raven Black and the other three books in the Shetland Quartet. They left me wanting to know more about the Shetland Islands so I read:

Between Weathers: Travels in 21st Century Shetland by Ron McMillan


Total points to date 15





message 111: by Bluemoon (new)

Bluemoon (Bluemoon286) | 1330 comments BLUEMOON

20.10 - GROUP READ - The Glass Castle (4*)
And posted in the proper thread.

This gives me 25 points.





message 112: by Judy (new)

Judy | 440 comments JUDY

Task # 5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie

The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax- 172 pages

Task # 15.7 Lab Lit

The Time Machine- approved in the help thread

Points this post 5+15=20

Total points 50

Tasks completed 3
Books Read 4


message 113: by Jane(Janelba) (last edited Mar 06, 2011 08:12AM) (new)

Jane(Janelba) (Janelba) Janelba



5.5 - The Brother's Wife (The Kingsley Baby, #2) - Amanda Stevens (GR Author) - Finished 5/3
5.9 - Mesmerizing Mr Carlyle - Arlene James - Finished 3/6

Total Points This Post : 10
Total Points in Challenge: 35
Books Read : 4
Tasks Completed : 4
Pages read : 1470
GR Authors : 1
Big Book Tickets: 500+ (0); 750+(1); 1000+(0)

Previous Tasks Completed:


5.7
20.6


message 114: by Shannon (new)

Shannon ★ (shann0n) | 18 comments Shannon ★ ----REPOST (8)

15.8 From a Different Perspective
**Goodreads Author**

I read The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. This book was written from the perspective of a dog who has learned about humanity through watching TV while his owner is out. I would highly recommend this book to anyone who knows how to read.

Total Points: 15
Tasks Completed: 1
Pages Read: 336
Books Read: 1
Goodreads Authors: 1
Big Books: 500+(0), 750+(0), 1000+(0)


message 115: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer Jensen (Literally Jen) (vampsita) Readerboard Name: Jennifer UT

20.6. Seasoned Reader. Kathryn CA's Task: Young Adult Series

Last Sacrifice by Richelle Mead. This the 6th book in her YA series, published by Razor Bill, for a total of 594 pages.

Counts for a Big Books ticket for 500 pages.
Richelle Mead is a Goodreads Author.




This post: 20 Points
Total points: 40 Points
Completed Tasks: 2
Goodreads Authors: 1
Big Books: 500+(1), 750+(0), 1000+(0)


message 116: by Patricia (new)

Patricia | 526 comments 15.9 -- In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

Total points = 30


message 117: by Nick (last edited Mar 06, 2011 10:21AM) (new)

Nick (doily) | 996 comments Nickboy.

15.3.2 Earth Day -- Option C: Recycle -- The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster 168 pages borrowed from library.

15.3.1 Option B: Reread of an old favorite Zastrozzi by Percy Bysshe Shelley 136 pages

Task Points: 15
Total Points: 35/910
Tasks Completed: 3
Books Read: 4
Pages Read: 778
Goodreads Authors: 0


message 118: by Dee (new)

Dee (nushmutty) | 147 comments 20.10 -- Group Read

The Glass Castle

Points this post: 20
Total points: 20


message 119: by Sheila (new)

Sheila (SheilaJ) | 1915 comments 5.10 Kia Ora:

The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson <>

originally in Swedish

Total Points = 80 Points
New Big Book



message 120: by Katy (new)

Katy | 453 comments 20.3 Int'l Women's Day
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell
She is Irish, I am American

Total Points = 20


message 121: by Isabell (new)

Isabell (Purzel) | 247 comments 5.4 Fan Club
Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder
I went to Tamora Pierce's profile, as she has been one of my favorite authors for years. The fan I selected is Holly.
**Maria V. Snyder is a Goodreads Author**


Task Points: 5
Total Points: 15/910
Tasks Completed: 2
Books Read: 2
Pages Read: 563
Goodreads Authors: 1


message 122: by [deleted user] (new)

AMBER MARIE

10.10 Final Frontier
Dune, by Frank Herbert

Claiming Big Book Ticket. Dune is 608 pages.

Points this post: 10
Total Points: 15
Tasks Completed: 2
Goodreads Authors: 0
Big Books: 500+(1), 750+(0), 1000+(0)


message 123: by Lindsey (new)

Lindsey (Babies, Books, and Beyond) (MamaMunky) | 172 comments I'm LindseyMA and I completed 2 more tasks:

Task 5.7 (Going Green) - I read the ebook of Ravenous on my nook.

Task 5.8 (Blow your stack) - I read The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder by Rebecca Wells (who is a goodreads author) which I've had on my tbr shelf forever.

New total: 40
Goodreads' authors: 3
Books' read: 4


message 124: by Sheila (last edited Mar 06, 2011 01:27PM) (new)

Sheila (SheilaJ) | 1915 comments 20.10 Group Read

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon I posted in the Outlander discussion folder.

Total Points = 100



message 125: by Sue T (new)

Sue T (SueTinge) | 1281 comments 5.1 Waltzing Mathilda - Angel Time by Anne Rice (Dance is the Time Warp)

10.2 Say What? - If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries—What Am I Doing in the Pits? by Erma Bombeck


Points this post: 15
Total Points: 20
Tasks Completed: 3
Books Read: 3
GoodReads Authors: 0
Big Books: 500+ (0), 750+ (0), 1000+ (0)


message 126: by Kim (new)

Kim 20.6 Delirium by Lauren Oliver

Total Points: 30






message 127: by Tanya (new)

Tanya Patrice (girlxoxo) | 142 comments TANYAPT

20.1. Read a book written by an author whose initials are in the following: J,O,E,C,A,I,N,F,A,T,T,U,E,S,D,A,Y.

Book: Tales from the Town of Widows, James Canon
*** Goodreads Author ***

Points this post: 20
Total Points: 40
Tasks Completed: 2
Books Read: 2
Goodreads Authors: 1
Big Books: 500+(0), 750+(0), 1000+(0)


message 128: by Audiaa (last edited Mar 06, 2011 03:27PM) (new)

Audiaa | 100 comments 10.1 Sing Out
Chords of Strength by David Archuleta

15.10 Spring Break
The Diamond of Darkhold by Jeanne DuPrau

20.3 International Women's Day
The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist
The author was born in and lives in Sweden, which is not where I live.

20.5 Author Alliteration
American Idol: The Untold Story by Richard Rushfield*
Richard Rushfield is a goodreads author

Points = 65


message 129: by Coralie (last edited Mar 06, 2011 03:42PM) (new)

Coralie | 1191 comments Coralie

5.2 Circle of Friends
The Kite Runner

20.3 Happy International Women’s Day
The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus
I am Australian, Margaret Atwood is Canadian

Total points 25


message 130: by MsOPP (new)

MsOPP | 130 comments 20.1. Lassiez Les Bon Temps Rouler!

Read the The Texan's Wager by Jodi Thomas J and T are in Joe Cain Fat Tuesday.

Points This Post: 20
Total Points: 105
Tasks Completed: 7
Pages Read: 2275
Books Read: 8
Goodreads Authors: 2
Big Books: 500+(0), 750+(0), 1000+(0)


message 131: by Angie (new)

Angie | 76 comments Angie TX

Completed Task:

5.4 Fan Club Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader

One of my favorite authors is John Kennedy Toole. I chose a book from Erin's Read shelf.

Total Points:20
Total Points This Post:5
GRA:1
Total Books Read:3
Total Tasks Completed:3


message 132: by ♥Meagan♥ (new)

♥Meagan♥ (fadedrainbows) | 104 comments 5.7 Going Green

I read Follow the River by James Alexander Thom. I read this book as an e-book on my Kindle.

Points this post: 5
Total Points: 35
Tasks Completed: 3
Books Read: 3
Goodreads Authors: 0
Big Books: 500+(0), 750+(0), 1000+(0)





message 133: by Denise (new)

Denise | 211 comments Readerboard Name - Denise NC

Task 15.10 Spring Break

Listen by Rene Gutteridge

Points this Post - 15

Total Points - 15

Tasks Completed - 1

Goodreads Authors - 0

Big Books - 0 (500) / 0 (750) / 0 (1000)


message 134: by Erin (new)

Erin (eecamp) | 164 comments ERIN C.

5.6 Water Water Everywhere

To Siberia by Per Petterson by Per Petterson

Task Points: 5
Grand Total: 25
Tasks Completed: 4
Books Read: 4
Pages Read: 1,039
Goodreads Author Books: 0
Big Books: 500+(0), 750+(0), 1000+(0)


message 135: by Janet (new)

Janet Berkman (jannie_b) 5.8 Blow Your Stack

By Love Possessed: Stories by Lorna Goodison - 288 pages

15.7 Lab Lit

The Blind Contessa's New Machine by Carey Wallace - 207 pages
One of the main characters is the inventor of the typewriter. Approved in Task Help.


Points This Post: 20
Total Points: 20

Total Tasks Completed: 2
Total Books Read: 2
Total Pages Read: 495
Total GoodReads Authors: 0
Total Big Books: 500+ (0), 750+ (0), 1000+ (0)


message 136: by kiki (new)

kiki (keekers) | 763 comments 30.5 All the World is Birthday Cake...

my birthday is april 6th.

i chose a book from the shelf of my birthday twin, AmandaB (april 6th), The Call of the Wild, and a book that was on the shelf of two people who sandwiched my birthday, AngelaSunshine (april 5th) and Sheila (april 7th), A Thousand Splendid Suns. since i had "suns" on both sides of me, i figured it was a sign to finally read it! :)

Books Read: 4/69+
Points Completed: 60/910
Tasks Completed: 2/54





message 137: by MsOPP (new)

MsOPP | 130 comments 5.8 Blow Your Stack:

Labor Day
**Goodreads Author**


Points This Post: 5
Total Points: 110
Tasks Completed: 8
Pages Read: 2531
Books Read: 9
Goodreads Authors: 3
Big Books: 500+(0), 750+(0), 1000+(0)


message 138: by JennRenee (last edited Mar 06, 2011 06:49PM) (new)

JennRenee (JennReneeRead) | 1168 comments 10.1 Sing Out

read The Musician's Daughter by Susanne Dunlap

Susanne Dunlap is a Goodreads Author

15.6 The Truth is...

readThe Book of Dragons & Other Mythical Beasts by by Joseph Nigg
Inspired by My Soul to Save... The book is about sirens and I wanted to read more about mythical creatures.

Points This Post: 25
Total Points: 50/910
Total pages 1069
Tasks Completed: 4
Books Read: 4
Goodreads Author Books: 2
Big Books: 500+(0), 750+(0), 1000+(0)





message 139: by Kim (new)

Kim (goodreadscomkimber) | 731 comments Readerboard Name - Kimber

10.4 Elementary, my dear Watson

I read Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich.

This task: 10 points
Tasks completed: 2
Total points earned: 15
Goodread authors: 0
Big book: 1/500+


message 140: by MsOPP (new)

MsOPP | 130 comments 5.9 Shrimp on the Barbie:
Living Dead Girl with 176 pages.
**GOODREADS AUTHOR**

Points This Post: 5
Total Points: 115
Tasks Completed: 9
Pages Read: 2707
Books Read: 10
Goodreads Authors: 4
Big Books: 500+(0), 750+(0), 1000+(0)


message 141: by Jayme(the ghost reader) (last edited Mar 06, 2011 08:13PM) (new)

Jayme(the ghost reader) (JaymeILtheghostreader) | 2308 comments Jayme(the ghostreader)

I completed task 10.4 Elementary My Dear Watson. The mystery I read was "Blueberry Muffin Murder" by Joanne Fluke.

Task Points: 10
Task Completed: 2
Books Read: 2
Big Books: 500+ (0), 750+ (0), 1000+ (0)
GR Authors: 0
Grand Total: 15





message 142: by Amanda Pearl (last edited Mar 07, 2011 07:02PM) (new)

Amanda Pearl (amandapearl) | 272 comments Amanda Pearl

10.7 Kuddle a Koala?

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Zusak is an Australian Author.

This is a big book: 550 pages

Points this post: 10

Total points: 25
Total tasks: 2
Total books: 2
Total pages: 1121
Goodreads authors: 0
Big books: 500+(2); 750+(0); 1000+(0)


message 143: by Meagan (new)

Meagan | 125 comments 15.10 Spring Break
Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern


Points this post: 15
Total Points: 20
Books Read: 2
Tasks Completed: 2
Big Ticket Books: 500+ (0), 750+ (0), 1000+ (0)
Goodreads Authors: 0




message 144: by Beth F. (new)

Beth F. (quietknitter) | 567 comments 5.9 - Shrimp on the Barbie
Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery by Deborah & James Howe (128 pages)

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Points Claiming: 5
Total Points: 50


message 145: by Shannon (new)

Shannon | 313 comments Shannon South Africa

10.8 Come On, Eat Your Spinach
The Wilding by Maria McCann by Maria McCann
Apples lying on the ground

Task points: 10
Total points: 10


message 146: by Cindy LooHoo (new)

Cindy LooHoo | 59 comments 5.3 Gimme Five
Read Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr.
Melissa Marr is a GR author.

This post: 5

Total to Date = 10 points.
Books Read: 2
GR Authors: 1
Big Books: 0


message 147: by Trisha (new)

Trisha (mom2twinsplus1) | 46 comments 10.4 Elementary, My Dear Watson -
A Stitch in Time by Jessica Ferris 256 pages

Total Points: 10
Tasks Completed: 1
Pages Read: 256
Books Read: 1
Goodreads Authors: 0
Big Books: 500+(0), 750+(0), 1000+(0)


message 148: by Anna (new)

Anna Elliott | 72 comments ANNA E

5.6 Water, Water, Everywhere

Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier

Task Points: 5
Total Tasks Completed: 1
Total Points Earned: 5


message 149: by Tami (new)

Tami W | 189 comments 5.6 Water, Water Everywhere - read Learning to Swim A Novel by Sara J. Henry by Sara J. Henry. I won this book in a giveaway and have to say it was fantastic!

points this task 5
total points 25


message 150: by Fran (new)

Fran | 735 comments 30.6- Myths
Dice Roller- I rolled 2,4

A. Hera- It's All Relative by Wade Rouse- a memoir of the author's family gatherings (very funny)

B. Homer- First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones - UF

both books pre-approved

*Darynda Jones is a Goodreads Author*



Points for this tasks- 30
Total Points- 65
Goodreads Authors- 2
Tasks Completed- 4


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