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message 1: by Jackie, That's Her Constableness to you! (last edited May 03, 2012 04:41AM) (new)

Jackie (TheNightOwl) | 3050 comments Example of scoring:


Must be HF:

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I- Iggulden, Conn - Genghis: Birth of an Empire
Page Points: 560 pgs- 6 pts
HF Points: 2 pts
Review linked here: 5 pts
Total pts: 13 pts

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Any Genre:

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Bonus Round: Can only be completed once the SPRING portion of the challenge is completed:

Read any 2 books by a Goodreads author.


If you have questions about the challenge please ask them in the Q & A Thread


message 2: by Butterflycager (new)

Butterflycager | 172 comments Must be HF:

S - Solomons, Natasha - The House at Tyneford
Page points: 368 pages = 4 points
HF points = 2
Total points: 6

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message 3: by Kristine (last edited May 13, 2012 09:30AM) (new)

Kristine (KristineKae) | 416 comments S Paullina Simons The Bronze Horseman
656 pages 6 points
HF 2 Points
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
5 points
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G Philippa Gregory The Red Queen
382 pages 4pts
HF 2pts
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
5 pts


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g Neil Gaiman American Gods
656 pages 6 pts
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
5 points


challenge total 35 pts


message 4: by Margaret (new)

Margaret (ReadingwithMargaret) | 471 comments Must be HF:


Sepetys, Ruta Between Shades of Gray
368 pages - 4 pts
HF - 2 pts
Total - 6 pts

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message 5: by Maude (last edited May 11, 2012 08:28AM) (new)

Maude | 993 comments Must be HF:

Smith, Joan, Behold, A Mystery!
246 pages = 2 pts
HF = 2 pts
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts
TOTAL - 9 pts

Petit, Caroline - The Fat Man's Daughter
276 pages = 2 pts
HF = 2 pts
Review = http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts
Total = 9 pts


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Nemirovsky, Irene - Suite Francaise
431 pages - 4 pts
HF = 2 pts
Total - 6 pts

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message 6: by Diane S ☔ (last edited May 05, 2012 06:16AM) (new)

Diane S ☔ SPRING CLEANING MAY CHALLENGE

May 1, 2012 - MAY 30, 2012



Must be HF:

S After the Fog by Kathleen Shoop
426 pgs. = 4 pts.
HF = 1 pt.
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5pts.
Total = 10 pts.P

R The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
275 pgs. = 2 pts.
HF = 2 pts.
Review = http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts.
Total = 9 pts.


message 7: by Butterflycager (last edited May 04, 2012 08:34AM) (new)

Butterflycager | 172 comments Must be HF:

S - Solomons, Natasha (already claimed)

P

R - Richman, Alyson - The Lost Wife
Page points: 352 pages = 4 points
HF points: 2 points
Total points this book: 6 points

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Any Genre:

C - Collins, Suzanne - The Hunger Games
Page points: 374 pages = 4 points
Total points this book = 4 points

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Total points this post: 10
Total for challenge: 16


message 8: by Christina (new)

Christina (ChristinaHH) | 264 comments S - Steven Saylor Last Seen in Massilia
288pgs=>2pts
HF=>2pts
Reviewed=>5pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Total=>9pts


message 9: by Diane S ☔ (new)

Diane S ☔ G in CLEANING

One Breath Away by Heather Gudenkauf

400 pgs. = 4 pts.
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts.

Total = 9 pts.
Challenge total = 28 pts.


message 10: by Diane S ☔ (last edited May 09, 2012 06:15PM) (new)

Diane S ☔ I in SPRING

Operation Napoleon by Arnaldur Indridason

327 pgs. = 4 pts.
HF = 2 pt.
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts.

Total = 11 pts.
Challenge total = 39 pts.


message 11: by Diane S ☔ (new)

Diane S ☔ P in SPRING

The Reeducation of Cherry Truong: A Novel

354 pgs. = 4 pts.
HF = 2 pts.
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts.

Total = 11 pts.
Challenge total = 50 pts.


message 12: by Butterflycager (new)

Butterflycager | 172 comments L in CLEANING

Of Blood and Honey by Stina Leicht

296 pages = 2 points

Total challenge points: 18


message 13: by Jayme(the ghost reader) (last edited May 10, 2012 05:15PM) (new)

Jayme(the ghost reader) (JaymeILtheghostreader) | 3735 comments G in Spring

The Lady of the Rivers (The Cousins' War, #3) by Philippa Gregory by Philippa Gregory

Bonus +4 (497pp)
HF +1
Review +5
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Total Points: 10


message 14: by Margaret (new)

Margaret (ReadingwithMargaret) | 471 comments SPRING

P - Peters, Elizabeth - The Curse of the Pharaohs
HF - 1pt
285 pts - 2 pts

Book total - 3 pts.
Challenge total - 9 pts


message 15: by Christina (new)

Christina (ChristinaHH) | 264 comments P in SPRING



Sharon Kay Penman Cruel as the Grave (Justin de Quincy, #2) by Sharon Kay Penman Cruel as the Grave

272 Pages=>2pts
HF=>2pts
Reviewed=>5pts

Total Book Pts=>9pts

Challenge pts=>18pts


message 16: by Butterflycager (new)

Butterflycager | 172 comments A in CLEANING

The Crocodile's Last Embrace by Suzanne Arruda

400 pages = 4 points
HF = 2 points

Total this book: 6 points
Challenge total: 24 points


message 17: by Marji (last edited Jun 01, 2012 01:20PM) (new)

Marji Must be HF:

S Shaara, Jeff The Glorious Cause
704 pages = 8pt
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5pt
HF=2pt
Book total = 15pt

P Parkinson, Shayne; The Promises to Keep trilogy (I'm going to count this for 8 pts, but if you want to back it out to 4, that's ok. I explained in my review that this reads like one book - not 3!) = 8 pts
A Sentence of Marriage = 414 pages
Mud and Gold, 576 pages
Settling the Account = 604 pages
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts
HF = 2 pts
Book total = 15

R Rogan, Charlotte, The Lifeboat
278 pages = 2 pts
HF= 2pt
review http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12... = 5pt
Book total = 9pt

I- Iles, Greg, Black Cross
Page Points: 556 pgs- 6 pts
HF Points: 2 pts
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... 5 pts
Total pts: 13 pts

N

G Rena Kornreich Gelissen, Rena's Promise
240 pages = 2pt
HF = 2pt
total = 4pt

Any Genre:

Cornwell, Bernard, Sharpe's Havoc
342 pages = 4pt
HF = 2 pts
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5pts
total= 11pt

L Landay, William; Defending Jacob
421 pages = 4pts
HF = 2pt
Review http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11... = 5pt
Total = 11pt

E Erskine, Barbara, Whispers in the Sand
496 pages = 4 pts
review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/..., 5pts
HF = 2pt
Book total = 11pts

A Austen, Jane; Sense and Sensibility
409 pages = 4pt
(I thought this was a re-read, until I started and realized that I'd only ever seen the movie, but hadn't indeed read the book - it was quite enjoyable


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Challenge total = 93*

*I edited this post on June 1. We returned to US waters on our boat last night, and wasn't able to get on until this AM. Hope this is ok.


message 18: by Becky, Moddess (new)

Becky (Beckyofthe19and9) | 3809 comments S - Shaffer, Mary Ann
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
294 pages - 2 points
HF - 2 points
Review: 4 stars - 5 points
Total: 9 points


message 19: by Butterflycager (new)

Butterflycager | 172 comments G in SPRING
Gunning, Sally
The Rebellion of Jane Clarke
288 pages = 2 points
HF = 2 points

Total this book = 4 points
Challenge total = 28 points


message 20: by Nancy from NJ (new)

Katz Nancy from NJ (Nancyk18) N in SPRING

Nagger, Jean
Sipping from the Nile
352 pages = 4 points
HF = 2 POINTS

Total for this book = 4 pts.
Challenge Total = 4 points


message 21: by Cheryl A (new)

Cheryl A | 754 comments S
The Last Time I Saw Paris by Lynn Sheene
368 pgs - 4 pts
HF - 2 pts
Review - 5 pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Book total - 11 pts

P
Tamar: A Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal by Mal Peet
432 pgs - 4 pts
HF - 2 pts
Review - 5 pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Book total - 11 pts

R
Witch Child by Celia Rees
304 pgs - 4 pts
HF - 2 pts
Review - 5 pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Book total - 11 pts

I
The Morning Gift by Eva Ibbotson
410 pgs - 4 pts
HF - 2 pts
Review - 5 pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Book total - 11 pts

Challenge total - 44 pts


message 22: by Holly P (new)

Holly P (hlp0221) | 183 comments S-Seton, Anya Katherine
500 pgs- 4 pts
HF- 2 pts
Total: 6

G in CLEANING
Grahame, Abby
Wentworth Hall
276 pgs - 2 pts
HF- 2 pts
Review- 5 pts
http://bippityboppitybook.blogspot.co...
Total: 9

Challenge Total: 15


message 23: by Diane S ☔ (new)

Diane S ☔ A in CLEANING

Lyrics Alley: A Novel by
Leila Aboulela

310 pgs. = 4 pt.
HF = 2 pts.

Total = 6 pts.

Challenge total = 56 pts.


message 24: by Sue (last edited May 15, 2012 08:52PM) (new)

Sue | 175 comments Must be HF:

S

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Any Genre:

C

L - Landay, William - Defending Jacob
Page Points: 421 pgs- 4 pts
Total pts: 4 pts

E

A

N

I

N

G

Challenge total = 4 pts.


message 25: by Butterflycager (new)

Butterflycager | 172 comments P in SPRING
Paige, Robin
Death at Glamis Castle
352 pages = 4 points
HF = 2 points

Total this book: 6 points
Challenge total: 34 points


message 26: by Diane S ☔ (last edited May 24, 2012 04:21PM) (new)

Diane S ☔ Total = 10 pts.

N in SPRING
The Sandalwood Tree by Elle Newmark

368 pgs. = 4 pts.
HF = 1 pt.
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts.

Total = 10 pts.

Challenge total = 66 pts.


message 27: by Kristine (last edited May 20, 2012 03:55PM) (new)

Kristine (KristineKae) | 416 comments I in spring

Conn Iggulden
Genghis: Birth of an Empire
560 pages 6 points
HF 2 points
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... 5 points
task 13 points
Challenge total 48


message 28: by Cheryl A (new)

Cheryl A | 754 comments SPRI previously reported
N
The Sandalwood Tree by Elle Newmark
368 pgs - 4 pts
HF - 2 pts
Review - 5 pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Book total - 11 pts

G
A Mortal Curiosity by Ann Granger
320 pgs - 4 pts
HF - 2pts
Review - 5 pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Book total - 11 pts

Bonus task
Goodreads Authors

Among the Departed by Vicki Delany
250 pgs - 2 pts
Review - 5 pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Task pts - 10 pts
Book total - 17 pts


The Case of the Missing Servant by Tarquin Hall
256 pgs - 2 pts
Review - 5 pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Task pts - 10 pts
Book total - 17 pts

Challenge total - 100 pts


message 29: by Diane S ☔ (last edited May 24, 2012 04:21PM) (new)

Diane S ☔ N in CLEANING

Nights of Awe by Harri Nykanen

252 pgs. = 2 pts.
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts.
Total = 7 pts.

G in SPRING Should be all of spring.

Days of Splendor, Days of Sorrow by Juliet Grey

336 pgs. = 4 pts.
HF = 2 pts.
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts.
Total = 11 pts.

Challenge total = 84 pts.


message 30: by Kristine (last edited May 21, 2012 09:36PM) (new)

Kristine (KristineKae) | 416 comments E in cleaning

George Eliot
The Mill on the Floss
579 pages 6 points
review
total 6

challange total 54


message 31: by Holly P (new)

Holly P (hlp0221) | 183 comments G in Spring
Days of Splendor, Days of Sorrow by Juliet Grey
336 pgs-4 pts
HF-2 pts
Review- 5 pts http://bippityboppitybook.blogspot.co...
Total: 11

Challenge total: 26


message 32: by Sue (last edited May 23, 2012 07:08AM) (new)

Sue | 175 comments G in CLEANING

George, Jessica Day - Princess of the Midnight Ball
272 pages = 2 points

Total this book: 2 points
Challenge total: 6 points


message 33: by Christina (new)

Christina (ChristinaHH) | 264 comments R in Spring

Edward Rutherfurd The Princes of Ireland
776pgs=>8pts
HF=>2pts
Reviewed=>5pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Book Total=>15pts
Challenge Total=>33pts


message 34: by Brittany (new)

Brittany (bgillis) | 16 comments S
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C - Gail Carriger, Soulless
Pages 373 - 4 points
HF - 2 points
Total- 6 points


message 35: by Diane S ☔ (last edited May 24, 2012 04:22PM) (new)

Diane S ☔ C in CLEANING

A City of Broken Glass by Rebecca Cantrell

336 pgs. = 4 pts.
HF = 2 pts.
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts.

Total = 11 pts.
Challenge total = 95 pts.


message 36: by Kristine (new)

Kristine (KristineKae) | 416 comments C in Cleaning
Darcie Chan
The Mill River Recluse
314 pages 4 pints
review
HF2points
6 points
challenge total 60 points


message 37: by Butterflycager (new)

Butterflycager | 172 comments G in CLEANING
Gudenkauf, Heather
These Things Hidden
337 pages = 4 points

Total this book = 4 points
Challenge total = 38 points


message 38: by Sue (new)

Sue | 175 comments C in CLEANING

Collins, Suzanne - The Hunger Games
374 pages = 4 points

Total this book: 4 points
Challenge total: 10 points


message 39: by Diane S ☔ (new)

Diane S ☔ BONUS TASK

The Year of the Gadfly by Jennifer Miller (Goodreads author)

374 pgs. = 4 pts.
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts.
Task pts. = 10 pts.
Total = 19 pts.

Challenge total = 114 pts.


message 40: by Cheryl A (new)

Cheryl A | 754 comments C
Out of Sight, Out of Time by Ally Carter
294 pgs - 2 pts
Review - 5 pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Book total - 7 pts

L
A Spy in the House by Y.S. Lee
335 pgs - 4 pts
HF - 2 pts
Review - 5 pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Book total - 11 pts

E
The Cuckoo's Child by Marjorie Eccles
256 pgs - 2 pts
HF - 2 pts
Review - 5 pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Book total - 9 pts

A
The Dressmaker: A Novel by Kate Alcott
306 pgs - 4 pts
HF - 2 pts
Review - 5 pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Book total - 11 pts

Challenge total - 138 pts


message 41: by Diane S ☔ (new)

Diane S ☔ N in CLEANING

Hour of the Wolf by Håkan Nesser

441 pgs. = 4 pts.
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts.

Total = 9 pts.
Challenge total = 123 pts.


message 42: by Diane S ☔ (new)

Diane S ☔ BONUS READS

The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh

346 pgs = 4 pts.
HF = 1 pt.
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts.
Bonus = 10 pts.

Total = 20 pts.
Challenge total = 143 pts.

L in CLEANING



The Flower Reader by Elizabeth Loupas

408 pgs. = 4 pts.
HF = 1 pt.
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts.

Total = 10 pts.
Challenge total = 153 pts.


message 43: by Cheryl A (new)

Cheryl A | 754 comments CLEA previously reported

N
Going Going by Naomi Shihab Nye
240 pgs - 2 pts
Review - 5 pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Book total - 7 pts

I
A Song for Summer by Eva Ibbotson
416 pgs - 4 pts
HF - 2 pts
Review - 5 pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...
Book total - 11 pts

Challenge total - 156 pts


message 44: by Margaret (new)

Margaret (ReadingwithMargaret) | 471 comments SP already posted

R - Rivers, Francine As Sure as the Dawn
520 pgs - 6 pts
HF - 1 pt

I - Ironside, Lavender The Sekhmet Bed
343 pgs - 4 pts
HF - 1 pt

G - Gortner, CW The Last Queen
400 pts - 4 pts
HF - 1 pt

Previous total - 9 pts.
Final Total - 26 pts


message 45: by Diane S ☔ (new)

Diane S ☔ E in CLEANING

Tracks by Louise Erdrich

226 pgs. = 2 pts.
HF = 1 pt.
Review http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/... = 5 pts.

Total = 8 pts.
Challenge total = 164 pts.

So close and yet so far!


message 46: by Christina (new)

Christina (ChristinaHH) | 264 comments I in Spring
Conn Iggulden Genghis: Birth of an Empire

560pgs=>6pts
HF=>2pts
Reviewed=>5pts
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

Book Total=>13pts
Challenge Total=>46pts


message 47: by Kristine (new)

Kristine (KristineKae) | 416 comments I in Cleaning
Conn Iggulden
Genghis: Lords of the Bow
400 pages 4 pts
HF 2 pts
total 6

Grand total 66 points


message 48: by Jackie, That's Her Constableness to you! (new)

Jackie (TheNightOwl) | 3050 comments I'm going to shut this thread down now that the challenge is officially over. I apologize for not weekly updating the points. May was just a shitty month. This weekend I'll put up the final tallies.


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