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message 1: by Diana S (last edited Oct 31, 2012 08:52PM) (new)

Diana S | 1518 comments Mod
Please post the tasks you have completed in this thread.

The following format is greatly appreciated:

Scoreboard name (if different from GR name)
Task # and Title
Link to book or Title AND Author
Review (optional)
Points for this Task (optional)
Pages for this Task (optional)
Books for this Task (optional)
Total Points
Total Pages
Total Books (optional)

Total Points Updated: (10/31/12)
Linda C - 11
Brianna - 10
Tessa - 9
Diana S - 5
Kristel - 4
Meghan - 4



Total Pages Updated: (10/31/12)
Brianna - 3041
Tessa - 2962
Linda C - 2795
Diana S - 1577
Kristel - 1325
Meghan - 1043


message 2: by Brianna (new)

Brianna C (bebecald) 1.5: Group Read


Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
finished:10.03.12

Points: 1
Pages: 323
Books: 1

Total Points: 1
Total Pages: 323
Total Books: 1


message 3: by Book Concierge (last edited Oct 09, 2012 04:35AM) (new)

Book Concierge (TessaBookConcierge) | 525 comments TESSA

Task 1.4 Columbus Day

The Lost and Forgotten Languages of Shanghai (China) ✔ 05Oct12

THIS BOOK
Points = 1
Pages = 340

TOTAL POINTS = 1
TOTAL PAGES - 340



message 4: by Kristel (last edited Oct 06, 2012 10:08AM) (new)

Kristel (Kristelh) Kristel
1.1-Fire Safety Month
Rabbit Redux Rabbit Angstrom 2 finished 10/4/12, Harry's home burns

Points 1
Pages: 407


message 5: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynyLindaC) | 537 comments 1.5 I'll Take A Treat Please
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet finished 10/6/12

Points = 1
Pages = 285

TOTAL POINTS = 1
TOTAL PAGES = 285


message 6: by Kristel (last edited Oct 08, 2012 12:45PM) (new)

Kristel (Kristelh) 1.4-Columbus Day
Half of Man is Woman by Zhang Xianliang place China (10-8-12, Columbus Day)

Points = 1
Pages 285

Total Points = 2
Total pages = 693


message 7: by Book Concierge (last edited Oct 08, 2012 01:52PM) (new)

Book Concierge (TessaBookConcierge) | 525 comments TESSA

Task 1.5 I'll Take a Treat Please

The Invisible Bridge ✔ 08Oct12

THIS BOOK
Points = 1
Pages = 602

TOTAL SO FAR
Points = 2
Pages = 942



message 8: by Linda C (last edited Oct 08, 2012 09:45PM) (new)

Linda C (libladynyLindaC) | 537 comments Task 1.4 Columbus Day
Francesca's Rake – Lynn Kerstan [England] 10/7/12

Points = 1
Pages = 217

TOTAL POINTS = 2
TOTAL PAGES = 502


message 9: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (TessaBookConcierge) | 525 comments TESSA

Task 1.1 Fire Safety Month
The City of Falling Angels (book is about the aftermath of the fire that destroyed the Fenice Opera House in Venice) (✔ 11Oct12)

THIS BOOK
Points = 1
Pages = 414

Task 1.3 Banned Book Week
Bridge to Terabithia (✔ 11Oct12)

THIS BOOK
Points = 1
Pages = 128

TOTAL SO FAR
Points = 4
Pages = 1484



message 10: by Kristel (last edited Oct 13, 2012 02:45AM) (new)

Kristel (Kristelh) Kristel
1.5-I'll Take a Treat Please
The Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant finished 10/11/12)

This book
Points 1
Pages: 416

Total points: 3
Total pages 1109


message 11: by Brianna (new)

Brianna C (bebecald) 1.2: Reading Through The Alphabet

Zombie Queen of Newbury High by Amanda Ashby
finished:10.07.12

Points: 1
Pages: 199
Books: 1

Total Points: 2
Total Pages: 522
Total Books: 2


message 12: by Brianna (new)

Brianna C (bebecald) 2.1: Monster Mash

a. Legend by Marie Lu
finished:10.10.12
pages:305
b. Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
finished:10.04.12
pages:418

Points: 2
Pages: 723
Books: 2

Total Points: 4
Total Pages: 1245
Total Books: 4


message 13: by Brianna (new)

Brianna C (bebecald) 1.4: Columbus Day

The World We Found by Thrity Umrigar (takes place in India)
finished:10.11.12

Points: 1
Pages: 305
Books: 1

Total Points: 5
Total Pages: 1550
Total Books: 5


message 14: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynyLindaC) | 537 comments Task 1.1 Fire Safety Month
Fatal Burn (Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense #183) 10/13/12

Points = 1
Pages = 213

TOTAL POINTS = 3
TOTAL PAGES = 715


message 15: by ★Meghan★ (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 265 comments Mod
Woo hoo! Looks like a competition this month.


message 16: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynyLindaC) | 537 comments Task 2.1 Monster Mash
A. Read a book with a one word title
A. Halloweenland – Al Sarrantonio 10/15/12 [309]
B. Read a book with a body part in the title.
B. Cattleman's Heart – Lois Faye Dyer 10/16/12 [250]

Points = 2
Pages = 559

TOTAL POINTS = 5
TOTAL PAGES = 1274


message 17: by ★Meghan★ (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 265 comments Mod
1.5-I'll Take a Treat Please
Savor the Moment (Bride Quartet, #3) by Nora Roberts by Nora Roberts

Total Points: 1
Total Pages: 251


message 18: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1518 comments Mod
1.5 I'll Take a Treat Please

Peach Cobbler Murder (Hannah Swensen, #7) by Joanne Fluke Peach Cobbler Murder by Joanne Fluke (10/10/12)

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 384


message 19: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1518 comments Mod
So far as a group, we've read 6052 pages! :)


message 20: by Linda C (last edited Oct 18, 2012 05:00PM) (new)

Linda C (libladynyLindaC) | 537 comments Task 2.2-Halloween Goodies
✔ A. Read a book with a cover that is predominantly orange or black
A. Trick or Treat Murder – Leslie Meier 10/18/12 [245]
✔B. Read a book with the word "sweet" in the title or a book with a type of candy in the title.
B. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie – Alan Bradley 10/11/12 [370]

Points = 2
Pages = 615

TOTAL POINTS = 7
TOTAL PAGES = 1889


message 21: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (TessaBookConcierge) | 525 comments TESSA

Task 2.2 Halloween Goodies

2.2A - Orange/Black cover - Frankenstein (Penguin Classics) by Mary Shelley (✔ 05Oct12 273 pg)

2.2B - Sweet title - The Sweetheart of Prosper County (✔ 19Oct12 213 pg)

THIS TASK
Points = 2
Pages = 486

TOTAL POINTS = 6
TOTAL PAGES = 1970



message 22: by Diana S (last edited Oct 23, 2012 10:10PM) (new)

Diana S | 1518 comments Mod
Task 1.3 Columbus Day

Undead and Uneasy (Undead, #6) by MaryJanice Davidson Undead and Uneasy by MaryJanice Davidson (10/5/12) - France


Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 288

Total Points: 2
Total Pages: 672


message 23: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1518 comments Mod
Task 1.3 Banned Book Week

Beloved by Toni Morrison Beloved by Toni Morrison (10/24/12)

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 324

Total Points: 3
Total Pages: 996


message 24: by Kristel (new)

Kristel (Kristelh) Kristel
1.3-Banned Book Week
Flowers For Algernon by Daniel Keyes finished 10/25/12

Points earned: 1
Pages read: 216

Total points: 4
Total pages: 1325


message 25: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynyLindaC) | 537 comments Task 1.6 Group Read - Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye by Victoria Laurie 10/25/12

Points = 1
Pages = 295

TOTAL POINTS = 8
TOTAL PAGES = 2184


message 26: by Kristine (new)

Kristine (KristineKae) Would The Eight by Katherine Neville count for task 2.1?


message 27: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynyLindaC) | 537 comments Task 1.3 Banned Book Week

The Awakening – Kate Chopin 10/27/12

Points = 1
Pages = 126

TOTAL POINTS = 9
TOTAL PAGES = 2310


message 28: by Diana S (last edited Oct 28, 2012 07:18AM) (new)

Diana S | 1518 comments Mod
Kristine wrote: "Would The Eight by Katherine Neville count for task 2.1?"

No, It's a two word title. The Eight. You need a single word title, such as: Violin,
Fateful, Eclipse etc...


message 29: by Diana S (last edited Oct 28, 2012 08:02AM) (new)

Diana S | 1518 comments Mod
Task 2.2 Halloween Goodies


On the Road  by Jack Kerouac On the Road by Jack Kerouac (10/28/12)
black cover

Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause (10/4/12)
candy: chocolate

Points Earned: 2
Pages Read: 581

Total Points: 5
Total Pages: 1577


message 30: by Kristine (last edited Oct 28, 2012 12:50PM) (new)

Kristine (KristineKae) Diana S wrote: "Kristine wrote: "Would The Eight by Katherine Neville count for task 2.1?"

No, It's a two word title. The Eight. You need a single word title, such as: Violin,
Fateful, Eclipse etc..."


Thanks, would

Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis count as a body part? ear?


message 31: by ★Meghan★ (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 265 comments Mod
No as that is an earring (jewelry)


message 32: by ★Meghan★ (last edited Oct 28, 2012 09:25PM) (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 265 comments Mod
3.1-My Favorite Holiday
Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows, #1) by Kim Harrison by Kim Harrison (291 pgs) (witch)
The Darkest Night (Lords of the Underworld, #1) by Gena Showalter by Gena Showalter (272 pgs) (demon)
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen by Sara Gruen (229 pgs) (circus performer)

Total Points: 4
Total Pages: 1043


message 33: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (TessaBookConcierge) | 525 comments TESSA

Task 3.1 My Favorite Holiday

Food, Girls, and Other Things I Can't Have by Allen Zadoff (cheerleader) ✔ 13Oct12 (311 pg)
Juliet by Anne Fortier (monk or Knight) ✔ 20Oct12 (447 pg)
Bloodthirsty by Flyyn Meaney (vampire) ✔ 30Oct12 (234 pg)

THIS TASK
Points = 3
Pages = 311 + 447 + 234 = 992 pgs

TOTAL POINTS - 9
TOTAL PAGES READ - 2962 pg


And I think I'm done for this month ... don't see me finishing another task by tomorrow ...


message 34: by Brianna (new)

Brianna C (bebecald) 2.2: Halloween Goodies


a. Lockdown (Escape From Furnace, #1) by Alexander Gordon Smith Lockdown by Alexander Gordon Smith
finished:10.21.12
pages:273
b. Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins
finished:10.30.12
pages:447

Points: 2
Pages: 720
Books: 2

Total Points: 7
Total Pages: 2270
Total Books: 7


message 35: by Brianna (new)

Brianna C (bebecald) 3.1: My Favorite Holiday

a. A Need So Beautiful by Suzanne Young
costume: angel
finished:10.10.12
pages:267
b. Stardust by Neil Gaiman
costume: witch
finished:10.18.12
pages:248
c. Glass Houses by Rachel Caine
costume: vampire
finished:10.30.12
pages:256

Points: 3
Pages: 771
Books: 3

Total Points: 10
Total Pages: 3041
Total Books: 10


message 36: by Linda C (last edited Oct 31, 2012 12:41PM) (new)

Linda C (libladynyLindaC) | 537 comments Task 2.3-Birthday Celebration
✔A. Read a book that was published the year you were born (1947)
A. The Clue in the Old Album (Nancy Drew, No 24) - Carolyn Keene 10/30/12 [180]
✔B. Read a book by an author who was born the same year as you. (1947)
B. Witch and Wizard – James Patterson 10/29/12 [305]

Points = 2
Pages = 485

TOTAL POINTS = 11
TOTAL PAGES = 2795

That's it for me. Covered more books this time but smaller ones and less pages.


message 37: by ★Meghan★ (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 265 comments Mod
I am fine with smaller books. To me as long as it is over 100 pages it can count as a book.


message 38: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1518 comments Mod
We have two winners this month!

Congratulations! Linda C and Brianna

Great Reading!


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