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message 1: by Jenne (last edited Feb 14, 2014 07:14AM) (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments Captains: ❀Tea❀ and Jenne
Diana S.
❀Tea❀
Jenne
Kme_17

Free Pass


message 2: by Jenne (last edited Feb 06, 2014 07:44PM) (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments Dice Roll (1 die on Thursdays & Sundays US Central Time)
Time Zone Converter
Post Your Spot
Spreadsheet


message 3: by Jenne (last edited Mar 18, 2014 06:50AM) (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments  photo 46de6706-f0fc-4177-b150-a4c10be59e08_zps8ba9c9ce.jpg

The alternates:
Each number corresponds with the spot on the board.
For colors: The cover has to be at least 50%
For locations: As long as the book takes part at all in the given location .
For Shelves: Any book on the given shelf
For Publication Years: I'll be using how GR has it's publication date listed.
For Authors Names: The first, middle, or last name of the author is ok.
For Titles: Only the first word of the title. A, An, And, and The do not count.
So if the letter is B: The Best Day would be ok. Dear Betty would not be ok.


1. Location: China
2. Author: K
3. Color: Green
4. 2005
5. Maybe
6. Title: H
7. Location: Arizona
8. Author: P
9. Color: White
10. 2010
11. 4-Stars
12. Title: B
13. Location: France
14. Author: E
15. Color: Blue
16. 2003
17. loved
18. Title: N
19. Location: Texas
20. Author: G
21. Color: Purple
22. 2012
23. lendable
24. Title: W
25. Location: Kansas
26. Author: S
27. Color: Pink
28. 2004
29. bookclub
30. Title: C
31. Location: New York
32. Author: A
33. Color: Black
34. 2013
35. hardcover
36. Title: D
37. Location: Italy
38. Author: R
39. Color: Yellow
40. 2007
41. audio
42. Title: K
43. Location: Oregon
44. Author: L
45. Color: Red
46. 2009
47. purchased
48. Title: M
49. Location: England
50. Author: J
51. Color: Gray/Silver
52. 2002
53. started
54. Title: R
55. Location: Florida
56. Author: F
57. Color: Orange
58. 2008
59. keepers
60. Title: P
61. Location: South America
62. Author: C
63. Color: Green
64. 2011
65. reviews
66. Title: E
67. Location: California
68. Author: T
69. Color: Red
70. 2012
71. stand-alones
72. Title: S
73. Location: Russia
74. Author: W
75. Color: White
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message 4: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments Hi y'all! Cant wait to get started last round was a ton of fun!

Here's a few team names:
One for the money
Once upon a time
1derful 1s
Team Uno
One way only


Those are pretty cheesy and not the best.


message 5: by ❀Tea❀ (last edited Apr 03, 2014 11:42AM) (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments Only Ones


Roll 1 - 5
Spot: 5
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Roll 2 - 5
Spot: 10
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Roll 3 - 5
Spot: 15
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Roll 4 - 3
Spot: 18
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Roll 5 - 4
Spot: 22
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Roll 6 - 6
Spot: 28
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Roll 7 - 5
Spot: 33
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Roll 8 - 3
Spot: 36
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Roll 9 - 6
Spot: 42
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Roll 10 - 6
Spot: 48
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Roll 11 - 4
Spot: 52
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Roll 12 - 3
Spot: 55
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Roll 13 - 5
Spot: 60
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Roll 14 - 5
Spot: 65
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Roll 15 - 6
Spot: 71
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Roll 15 - 4
Spot: 75
Reading: 5th, 7th or 75th in series, white cover
Reviews


message 6: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments I guess I'll introduce myself lol.
I live in Texas and am married with 3 kiddos. My oldest is transitioning into young adulthood and the two boys are younger and at home still. We live put in the middle of nowhere and you couldn't force me to live in the city again. I read paranormal reads for the most part. Last round was a ton of fun and I cleared some off of the TBR too!


message 7: by ❀Tea❀ (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments My turn. ☺
I'm from Croatia (that's in south Europe, across the sea from Italy if you are wondering ☺). According to that time zone converter, I'm 7h ahead of roll-time.
I love reading and kinda developed little addiction to GR challenges. Don't have favorite genre, book or author. I'm mood reader and I just can't plan ahead what I'm going to read (I'm never in the mood for that book at that moment).
I can read everything except horror books - they are to scary for me. ☺

I loved last round, but sadly it didn't help my TBR. It actually added to it. ☺ It did make a dent it one or two series, but it also started few new ones. Speaking of series, I prefer reading books in order. But I don't have problem with read out of order if needed (and depending on series).

I can be captain if nobody else wants that honor. But I would prefer it to be co-captaincy, mostly because of my time zone (and I'm terrible at dice rolling ☺).


message 8: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments I can co captain with you. If you do the Thursday roll I can do the Sunday roll. If you're 7 hrs ahead if you roll when you get up then it should be a little after midnight. I can stay up till midnight Saturday night to do the Sunday roll.


message 9: by ❀Tea❀ (last edited Feb 05, 2014 05:52AM) (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments Did you miss that part about me being terrible at rolling? :P
Just to prove my point - rolled the die 10 times and only 3 times it was higher then 3 (rest were mostly 1). What can I say, I was always great at monopoly - visited almost every place on the board every round. :P
I'm fine with early rolls, no need for you to stay up. But it would be great to have back up in case of last minute reviews. Hate to lose a roll because I was asleep. Or we can always go with first/last one here, rolls.

Maybe we should wait for Diana and Kme before making any plans. Who knows, maybe one of them wants to be captain. ☺


message 10: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments Lol I'll have to go practice my rolling, I'm good at craps though so who knows :D


message 11: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 302 comments Hi Everyone,
I'm Diana, also from Texas. Just checking in and looking forward to Sunday. :) I really loved playing this game last time around. Hi Jenne! We're teammates once again. That's Great!
I liked the Team name " Once upon a time". Thanks Tea for stepping forward on being Captain and Jenne on being co-captain. I'll check in on Friday to caught up on anything new that may come up.


message 12: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments Lol I think we've been teamies a couple of times now.
Tea I bet it's gorgeous where you live. You're near the Mediterranean right?


message 13: by ❀Tea❀ (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments Jenne wrote: "Tea I bet it's gorgeous where you live. You're near the Mediterranean right?"

Part of the country is on Adriatic Sea. I live in continental part of it. It is beautiful country. ☺


message 14: by ❀Tea❀ (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments Diana S wrote: "Thanks Tea for stepping forward on being Captain and Jenne on being co-captain. I'll check in on Friday to caught up on anything new that may come up."

So I guess that means you don't want to be captain. :P


message 15: by Kme_17 (last edited Feb 05, 2014 07:56PM) (new)

Kme_17 | 543 comments Hi! My name Kim . I am from Alabama USA. I will read pretty much anything : ) This is my frist time playing this so their might be a learning curve : ). I am excited though. I am glad to be on the team .


message 16: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments Good were all checked in now :)
So any thoughts on our name?


message 17: by ❀Tea❀ (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments I like those you came up with.

Some other ideas:
Bookish Babes
Only Ones
Serial Readers
Victorious 1s
Book Eaters

I'm fine with anything you choose. ☺


message 18: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments Ooh I like the only ones!


message 19: by ❀Tea❀ (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments Jenne wrote: "Ooh I like the only ones!"

I can just hope I won't be rolling that way. ☺


message 20: by Kme_17 (new)

Kme_17 | 543 comments I like that one to : ) LOL Tea you can do it : )


message 21: by ❀Tea❀ (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments I'm practicing. ;)

Do you have already planned books for first roll?
I'm covered for all 6 numbers. I just have to decide which one to read when we find out where we are.


message 22: by Kme_17 (new)

Kme_17 | 543 comments I am pretty much covered for the first roll. : ) cant wait for this to start


message 23: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 302 comments I like the "Only Ones" too!

I'm set on my first 6 possible books. I'll mainly be using the alternates. Just waiting for Sunday Morning. :)


message 24: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments Tea do you want me to roll Sunday? If you don't want to roll Sunday is no issue I'll be up. Thursday I won't be able to roll till 6-7 am central time. Just let me know how you want to handle it. I'm game for whatever!


message 25: by ❀Tea❀ (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments No, I'm fine with rolling on Sunday. You don't have to wait up. At least, that rolling will get me out of bed in reasonable time. ☺
Just think about it, spot will be here when you all wake up, and I'll probably be half way through my book already *snickers*.

I'll let you know when I'll need you to roll. Sit back and enjoy. You have enough on your hands with this challenge. ☺


message 26: by ❀Tea❀ (last edited Feb 08, 2014 06:12AM) (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments OK, then, Only Ones it is.

I'll let Jenne know (officially). ☺


I'll change my first post here (#5) in our stats and links post to have everything in one place. I won't be linking your posts before you're done with reading/reviewing. You can reserve your review spot after rolling and edit it later or you can write your review in new post. I'm fine with both ways.
Only thing I'm asking you is if you know you won't finish your book before roll-day, that you let us know on time (day before) so we can figure out our rolling plan. Since I'm 7h ahead (not sure about all of your time zones), I probably won't be able to roll if you post your review in the afternoon/evening.


Let's read and have some fun!


message 27: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments Sounds good! I can't wait for tomorrow. I love having the 2 books a week. I like the extra challenge involved.


message 28: by ❀Tea❀ (last edited Feb 08, 2014 08:33AM) (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments Good thing I have sleep time before rolling or I would go nuts checking the clock every 15 minutes (not that I'm doing that now ☺)


message 29: by ❀Tea❀ (last edited Feb 09, 2014 02:19AM) (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments Full speed ahead!

Well almost...

I've rolled 5 so we can read 5th book in the series or book from shelf maybe.

(If you are reading alternative, please tell us page number on which you found your book.)


message 30: by ❀Tea❀ (last edited Feb 09, 2014 02:20AM) (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments I'm going to read Dead Hunt (Diane Fallon Forensic Investigation #5) by Beverly Connor -5th book in Diane Fallon series


message 31: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 302 comments I doing the reading alternative

Book from shelf maybe

From page #1 Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth Divergent by Veronica Roth


message 32: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments Good roll T!

Diana I loved Divergent.
I'm thinking of reading The Alchemy of Forever pg 8 of the maybe shelf. If I don't like the sample then I'll just read Hostage to Pleasure


message 33: by Kme_17 (last edited Feb 10, 2014 03:09PM) (new)

Kme_17 | 543 comments Wow good books guys! I am going to read If I Stay (If I Stay, #1) by Gayle Forman by Gayle Forman which is found on page one of the maybe shelf.


message 34: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments So The Alchemy of Forever (Incarnation, #1) by Avery Williams is what I'm going with, already 1/2 done somehow. It's apparently a pretty fast read.


message 35: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments As far as I can tell us and one other team rolled a 5, no one rolled a 6.


message 36: by ❀Tea❀ (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments Shhhh, you'll jinx it. :)


message 37: by ❀Tea❀ (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments I'm half way through mine book, but got little distracted last few hours. I got my hands on Game of Thrones show so I was watching that. Sorry. I'll get back to my book soon. Sleeping is overrated anyway. ☺


message 38: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments Lol it's all good. I keep getting distracted with The Walking Dead marathon on. It's sad watching the reruns when you know who's fixing to die. Can't wait for tonight!!!!


message 39: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments I'm done with mine I'll review it in the am.


message 40: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments Spot 5:
Alternate maybe shelf
Read The Alchemy of Forever (Incarnation, #1) by Avery Williams by Avery Williams
Finished: 2/9/14
Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Review:
4.5
This was a strong start to a unique series. I've had this on my TBR forever and wasn't very motivated to read it. I'm sure glad I did now and I really want the next book after that ending! If you're looking for a paranormal read that doesn't fall into the typical vamp and shifter books try this! I think any fan of The Taker and Discovery of Witches would enjoy this.


message 41: by Kme_17 (new)

Kme_17 | 543 comments Spot 5:
Alternate maybe shelf

Read : If I Stay (If I Stay, #1) by Gayle Forman by Gayle Forman

Finished: 2/10/14
Rating: 4 stars
Review:
This book was great. Very sad however. I have wanted to read this one for a long time. Very easy read, I would plan to read only a couple more pages and read half the book : ). I would recommended this book to anyone that likes YA especially anyone that loves music which is discussed quite frequently in the book.


message 42: by ❀Tea❀ (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments Spot 5

Dead Hunt (Diane Fallon Forensic Investigation #5) by Beverly Connor
Title: Dead Hunt
Author: Beverly Connor
Series: Diane Fallon #5
Finished: 10.02.14
Rating: ★★★★
Review:
It was fun book. Diane Fallon is forensic anthropologist who works as museum director and as director/leader of local CSI team. Every book has (at least) 2 cases solving. One is connected to museum (not always bad) and other one is murder. I like how you learn 'behind the scene' about museum workings. This time 'museum case' was about stolen artifacts and CSI was solving serial killer case.
If you like forensic mysteries, I would recommend reading this series.


message 43: by Diana S (last edited Feb 10, 2014 10:36PM) (new)

Diana S | 302 comments OMG! you all are quick! I'm still reading. I hope to be finished by tomorrow night. :)

Kim, did you know that If I Stay is being made into a movie. It comes out in August of this year. Chloe Grace Moretz plays Mia.


message 44: by Kme_17 (new)

Kme_17 | 543 comments I did not that Diana. That's so cool : ) thanks for the info


message 45: by ❀Tea❀ (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments Diana S wrote: "OMG! you all are quick! I'm still reading. I hope to be finished by tomorrow night. :)"

No worries. There is still time. ☺
Are you at least enjoying your book?

I've read it and liked it, but not enough to continue reading series. Maybe that'll change someday.


message 46: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments My read was a surprisingly fast read. I don't usually knock one out in a day.


message 47: by ❀Tea❀ (last edited Feb 12, 2014 05:03AM) (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments Jenne wrote: "My read was a surprisingly fast read. I don't usually knock one out in a day."

I can get book in a day. Depending on the book mostly. But lately I'm reading few books at the same time (one on the reader, one on the audio, one on the tablet/computer) so it takes me little longer to finish one book. My average is about 5 books a week.
I did start this year pretty good (I'm done with 40+ books). But most books were on shorter side - few short stories/novellas and around 150 pages.


message 48: by Diana S (last edited Feb 12, 2014 09:25PM) (new)

Diana S | 302 comments Spot 5

Read: Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth Divergent by Veronica Roth
Alternate: Maybe (p.1)
Finished: 2/11/14
Rating: 3.5 ★★★
Review:
It's set in a Dystopian society in futuristic Chicago selected upon fractions. These fractions are based upon the traits and talents of the individuals that are 16 years of age. But are they really? Do they really have the freedom of "choice" of which fraction they should belong too or is it another form of control based upon how one should think and act.
Then along comes Beatrice Prior. Someone who thinks for herself. Does the knowledge that she is one who is known as a Divergent frees her from selecting a fraction or put her into danger? Looks like shaking the system is her calling.
I loved the concept of this book! I'm looking forward to reading the rest of the trilogy. I'm very curious to see how the author brings about the conclusion of this tale. That is why I'm giving it 3.5 ★★★.
I'm glad I was able to read this book before the movie came out in theaters.(March 21)


message 49: by ❀Tea❀ (last edited Feb 13, 2014 02:43AM) (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments Spot 5

Reviews:
Jenne - alternative (pg 8)
The Alchemy of Forever (Incarnation, #1) by Avery Williams by Avery Williams

Kme_17 - alternative (pg 1)
If I Stay (If I Stay, #1) by Gayle Forman by Gayle Forman

Tea - 5th in series
Dead Hunt (Diane Fallon Forensic Investigation #5) by Beverly Connor by Beverly Connor

Diana - alternative (pg 1)
Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth by Veronica Roth


message 50: by ❀Tea❀ (last edited Feb 13, 2014 02:36AM) (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 527 comments I've rolled 5 so we are at spot 10.

You can read 10th or 1st book in series, stand-alone or book published in 2010.

(If you are reading alternative, don't forget to link to right edition.)


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