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message 1: by Jackie, That's Her Constableness to you! (new)

Jackie (TheNightOwl) | 2780 comments Please report your points here.

Tasks and questions can be found here.


JenC. (jencornelius) | 484 comments Woo! first!

Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher

Task 5.3 - Super Powers

Storm Front by Jim Butcher

322 pages = 4 bonus

Challenge total = 9


Margaret (ReadingwithMargaret) | 469 comments 50.2 – Be Proud to show your age! Read a book published in the year of your birth - which is 1960

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

323 pages - 4 pts

Task total - 54 pts


Butterflycager | 172 comments Task 5.3 - Super Powers

A Kiss Before the Apocalypse by Thomas E. Sniegoski (Main character is an angel with an enhanced sense of smell and the ability to hear thoughts.)

Page bonus - 290 pages = 2 points
Task total = 7 points
Challenge total = 7 points


Holly Weiss (HollyWeiss) | 377 comments Task 20.2 Make them proud (classic book)
Far from the Madding Crowd
Far from the Madding Crowd   by Thomas Hardy

Page bonus - 480 pages = 4
Task total = 24
Challenge total = 24


message 6: by Becky, Moddess (new)

Becky (Beckyofthe19and9) | 3275 comments Holly, I love that book.


Luckngrace | 368 comments 5.3 Superpowers: The Hollow The Hollow (Sign of Seven, #2) by Nora Roberts

318 pages-4
Book & challenge total-9


Heather J (jjgrl55) | 240 comments 50.1 Happy Birthday to Me!
Slammerkin by Emma Donoghue

Page Bonus: 410 = 4
HF Bonus: 1
Total: 55


message 9: by Becky, Moddess (new)

Becky (Beckyofthe19and9) | 3275 comments Hey all.... Just a reminder, please use text links when reporting points. It makes it much easier to record that way. Covers are fine, as long as they are in addition to the text title. :)

Thanks!


Katz Nancy from NJ (Nancyk18) Red Hook Road by Ayalet Waldman

Book takes place in Maine

Pages 343 = 4 pts.

Task = 5 points

Book Total = 9

Challenge Total = 9


message 11: by Butterflycager (last edited Feb 03, 2012 08:28AM) (new)

Butterflycager | 172 comments Task 50.1 Happy Birthday To Me!

North River by Pete Hamill

Pages: 352
Task points: 50
Page bonus: 4
HF Bonus: 1
Points this task: 55
Challenge total: 62


message 12: by April (last edited Feb 03, 2012 01:26PM) (new)

April | 231 comments Task 5.3 - Super Powers!

Twice Bitten by Chloe Neill

Merit has above average fighting skill even for vampires. Her fighting skills come from being able to "see" the magic emitted by the supernatural people.

Page bonus: 355 pgs = 4
Task points: 5
Points this post = 9
Challenge total = 9


Diane S. | 768 comments 15.1 – Keeping It Real! Read a HF book that has a real historical figure as a character or takes place around a historical event

Enchantments by Kathryn Harrison Enchantments by Kathryn Harrison
The fall of the Russian monarchy and the murder of the family.
320 pgs. = 4 pts.
HF = 1 pt.

Total = 20 pts.

Challenge total = 20 pts.
Total ponts = 20 pts.


Holly Weiss (HollyWeiss) | 377 comments Salt: A World History Salt  A World History by Mark Kurlansky

Task 5.1 Microhistory = 5
Pages (484) = 4
Task points = 9

Challenge points = 33


Margaret (ReadingwithMargaret) | 469 comments 15.2 – Hail Caesar! Not! Read a HF book that features either Caesar or betrayal
Lily of the Nile
351 pages - 5 pts.

Task total - 19 pts.
Challenge total - 73 pts


message 16: by Heather J (last edited Feb 04, 2012 11:10PM) (new)

Heather J (jjgrl55) | 240 comments 50.2 Be Proud to Show Your Age!

Good Omens
Good Omens by Terry Pratchett
Published in 1990! Yep, I'm a young whippersnapper!

Page Bonus: 412 = 4
Task Total: 54
Challenge Total: 109


Diane S. | 768 comments 5.2 – Touch Down! In honor of the upcoming Super Bowl read a book that either features football or has New England as a location

The Rebellion of Jane Clarke by Sally Gunning The Rebellion of Jane Clarke by Sally Gunning
Boston and Cape Cod

320 pgs. = 4 pts.
HF = 1 pt.
Total = 10 pts.

Challenge total = 30 pts.


Shay | 384 comments 5.3 - Super Powers! Read a book with a character who has an enhanced sense
Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
Page Count: 8 points (768 pages)
HF: 0 points
Total Task Points: 13 points


message 19: by Jackie, That's Her Constableness to you! (new)

Jackie (TheNightOwl) | 2780 comments Scoreboard:

HeatherJ- 109
Margaret- 74
Butterflycager- 62
Holly- 33
Diane- 30
Shay- 13
Nancy- 9
Luckngrace- 9
Jen C.- 9
April- 9



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Margaret- Message 15 was added wrong, so you actually have an extra point :)


Margaret (ReadingwithMargaret) | 469 comments <
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Margaret- Message 15 was added wrong,..."

Actually my mistake, I am only suppose to get 4 pts for 351 pages not 5.


Heather J (jjgrl55) | 240 comments 20.1 Free at Last!

Wench
Wench by Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Page Bonus: 294 = 2
HF Bonus: 1
Total: 23

Challenge Total: 132


Shay | 384 comments Margaret wrote: "<
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Margaret- Message 15 was added wrong,..."

Actually my mistake, I am only suppose to get 4 pts for 351 pages not 5."


Margaret, your task points for the challenge should be 20.

15.2 – Hail Caesar! Not! Read a HF book that features either Caesar or betrayal
Lily of the Nile
Page Count: 4 points, 351 pages
HF: 1 point
Total Task Points: 20 points

You didn't give yourself the point for historical fiction. So, it's 20 points even though your page count score was wrong.


message 23: by Diane S. (last edited Feb 06, 2012 12:52PM) (new)

Diane S. | 768 comments 10.1 – Oh Romeo! Oh Romeo! In honor of St. Valentine’s Day read a book with a character that has the same name as your current significant other. If you are single choose one of your old boyfriends/girlfriends.
Mu husbands name is Laurence, same as the main character in the book.



408 pgs. = 4 pts.
HF = 1 pt.
Total = 15 pts.

Challenge total = 45 pts.The Strange Fate of Kitty EastonThe Strange Fate of Kitty Easton by Elizabeth Speller.


Holly Weiss (HollyWeiss) | 377 comments Becky wrote: "Holly, I love that book."

I did, too!


Diane Whitney | 206 comments 20.3 – Make Love Not War! Read a HF about war told from the point of view of a non-combatant

Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum

479pgs: 4pts
HF: 1pt
Total: 25pts


ladywallingford | 94 comments 50.2 – Be Proud to show your age! Read a book published in the year of your birth (1983 in my case)

Gorillas in the Mist by: Dian Fossey

326 pages - 4 points

Total - 54 points


message 27: by Melissa (last edited Feb 06, 2012 11:13PM) (new)

Melissa (RockStarNinja) | 218 comments Abundance, A Novel of Marie Antoinette by Sena Jeter Naslund
545 pages: 6 pts.
HF: 1 pt
Abundance, A Novel of Marie Antoinette (P.S.) by Sena Jeter Naslund
15.3 – Looking for Me Pot o’ Gold! Read a HF book with a green or gold cover: 15 pts.

Book Total: 22 pts.
Challenge Total: 22 pts.

(If that cover isn't gold enough I'll use 15.1 – Keeping It Real! Read a HF book that has a real historical figure as a character or takes place around a historical event.. either way it's still 15 pts)


message 28: by April (last edited Feb 07, 2012 06:24AM) (new)

April | 231 comments 50.1- HF book over 310 pgs.

The Fool's Tale: A Novel by Nicole Galland

554 pages: 6 pts
HF: 1 pt

Points this post: 57

Challenge points: 66 pts


Kirstin (kteller585) | 13 comments Task 100-Best of the Best!

(1 of 3)
Caleb's Crossing by Gerladine Brooks

300 pages: 2 pts
HF: 1 pt

Total: nothing yet :(


Diane S. | 768 comments 15.2 – Hail Caesar! Not! Read a HF book that features either Caesar or betrayal
The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley

527 pgs = 6 pts.
HF = 1 pt.
Total = 22 pts.

Challenge total = 67 pts.


JenC. (jencornelius) | 484 comments Diane wrote: "15.2 – Hail Caesar! Not! Read a HF book that features either Caesar or betrayal
The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley

527 pgs = 6 pt..."


Good to know! I'll be reading that book soon and wasn't sure if it would fit anywhere.


Christina (ChristinaHH) | 245 comments 50.1 - Happy Birthday To Me! In honor of my birthday (March 1st) I’m giving everyone a free pass to read any HF book they want as long as it’s over 310 pages

Outlander Outlander (Outlander, #1) by Diana Gabaldon by Diana Gabaldon
Pages=>629=>6pts
HF=>1pt
Task Points=> 57
Challenge Total Points=> 57


message 33: by Jackie, That's Her Constableness to you! (new)

Jackie (TheNightOwl) | 2780 comments Melissa wrote: "Abundance, A Novel of Marie Antoinette by Sena Jeter Naslund
545 pages: 6 pts.
HF: 1 pt
Abundance, a Novel of Marie Antoinette by Sena Jeter Naslund
15.3 – Looking for Me Pot o’ Gold! Re..."



I put this one under 15.1 for you. There should be more gold or green in the cover.


message 34: by Jackie, That's Her Constableness to you! (new)

Jackie (TheNightOwl) | 2780 comments Whoohoo! We got some new participants on the board:


HeatherJ- 132
Margaret- 74
Diane- 67
April- 66
Butterflycager- 62
Cristina- 57
Ladywallingford- 54
Holly- 33
Diane Whitney- 25
Melissa- 22
Shay- 13
Jen C.- 9
Luckngrace- 9
Nancy- 9
Kirsten- 0


LemonLinda (lwilliamson42353) | 850 comments 100 – Best of the Best! Read 3 books from Goodreads Choice Awards (yes, nominees count)
115 task points
Rules of Civility by Amor Towles HF 352 pp = +5 points
Becoming Marie Antoinette by Juliet Grey HF 453 pp = +5 points
Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks HF 300 pp = 3 points

Task Total - 113 points
Challenge Total - 113 points


Melissa (RockStarNinja) | 218 comments Jackie wrote: "Melissa wrote: "Abundance, A Novel of Marie Antoinette by Sena Jeter Naslund
545 pages: 6 pts.
HF: 1 pt
Abundance, a Novel of Marie Antoinette by Sena Jeter Naslund
15.3 – Looking for Me..."



Thanks Jackie.


LemonLinda (lwilliamson42353) | 850 comments 50.2 – Be Proud to show your age! Read a book published in the year of your birth

Nine Stories by J.D. Salinger
302 pages - +4 points

Task total - 54 points
Challenge total - 167 points


message 38: by Rachel (last edited Feb 09, 2012 07:18AM) (new)

Rachel G (anplica) | 283 comments Task 100-Best of the Best!
1 of 3
The Paris Wife
314 pages - 4
HF - 1


JenniferB (Jennifer24) | 42 comments 5.3 - Super Powers! Read a book with a character that has an enhanced sense:
Club Dead (Sookie Stackhouse #3) by Charlaine Harris - Sookie is a telepath.
Club Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #3) by Charlaine Harris
Page Bonus: 274 pages – 2 points
Task Total: 7 points
Challenge Total: 7 Points


JenC. (jencornelius) | 484 comments The Widow of the South by Robert Hicks

Task 20.1 - Free at Last!

The Widow of the South by Robert Hicks

436 pages = 4 bonus
HF = 1
Task total = 25

Challenge total = 34


Butterflycager | 172 comments 15.2 – Hail Caesar! Not! Read a HF book that features either Caesar or betrayal

India Black and the Widow of Windsor by Carol K. Carr (Betrayal - the main characters are trying to foil a Scottish plot to murder Queen Victoria.)

Pages: 309
Task points: 15
Page bonus: 4
HF: 1
Total this task: 20
Challenge total: 82


message 42: by Diane S. (last edited Feb 11, 2012 09:13AM) (new)

Diane S. | 768 comments 5.1 – Let’s Learn Some History! Read a microhistory of something

Stiff  The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach

303 pgs. = 4 pts.
Total = 9 pts.

Challenge total = 76 pts.


ladywallingford | 94 comments 20.1 – Free At Last! In honor of African American History Month read a HF book that features slavery

Yellow Crocus by: Laila Ibrahim
238 pages - 2 pts
HF - 1 pts

Total - 23 pts

Challenge Total - 77 pts


Melissa (RockStarNinja) | 218 comments Avalon: The Return of King Arthur by Stephen Lawhead

496 pages: 4 pts.
5.3 - Super Powers! Read a book with a character who has an enhanced sense (The main character can sense danger and Merlin and Moira can both use magic): 5 Pts.

Book Total: 9 pts.
Challenge Total: 31 pts.


Luckngrace | 368 comments Problem: GR won't let me add book (jumps to top of page) so my green book will have to be verified Jackie, sorry.

15.3 Pot of gold (green cover): Throne of Jade by Naomi Novik
398 pages=4
HF=1
Book total=20

20.1 Free at last (slavery): Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim
238 pages=2
HF=1
Book total=23

This post-43
Challenge total-52 points


Margaret (ReadingwithMargaret) | 469 comments 5.1 - Let's Learn Some History!
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen Born to Run  A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall
287 pages - 2 pts.

Task total - 7 pts

50.1 Happy Birthday To Me!
The Rose Garden The Rose Garden by Susanna Kearsley
478 pages - 4 pts
HF - 1 pt

Task total - 55 pts

Challenge total - 136 pts


message 47: by April (last edited Feb 11, 2012 06:36AM) (new)

April | 231 comments 15.1 – Keeping It Real! Read a HF book that has a real historical figure as a character or takes place around a historical event

The Confessions of Catherine de Medici

Pages: 397= 4
HF = 1

Post total = 20

Challenge total = 86 pts


Holly Weiss (HollyWeiss) | 377 comments Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra (Masters of Rome, #7) by Colleen McCullough

Task 15.2 Hail Caesar or betrayal = 15
HF = 1
Pages (567) = 6
Task total = 22

Challenge total = 55


JenC. (jencornelius) | 484 comments Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Task 100.1 - Best of the best

1/3 completed

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs Nominee for favorite book category

352 pages = 4 bonus
HF = 1 (This book went back and forth so much between present day and 1940 that I have no idea if it qualifies as HF, so if I don't get the point I'm ok with it).


message 50: by JoLene, Mistress of the Challenge (last edited Feb 13, 2012 07:52AM) (new)

JoLene (trvl2mtns) | 1437 comments 5.1 Let's Learn Some History
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Task points: 5 pts
370 pages: 4 pts
Task: 9 pts

100.1 Best of the Best (1 of 3)

Shadowfever (Fever, #5) by Karen Marie Moning
Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning


Challenge Total: 9 pts
Edited: bonus points and remove page bonus for "Best of Best" task as per current point count


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