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Dlmrose | 16922 comments Mod
If you'd like a place to plan or share what you'll be reading for the Spring 2014 Challenge, you may post a list in this thread. You are NOT required to post here to participate in the challenge.


message 2: by Kathy G. (last edited May 18, 2014 01:02PM) (new)

Kathy G. | 20 comments Kathy G's Spring 2014 Reading Plan
***indicates Goodreads Author

5.1- So Many Games
Cards on the Table by Agatha Christie
5.2- Go
Peony by Pearl S. Buck
5.3- Candyland
Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard***
5.4- Boggle
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys***
5.5- Scrabble
Passenger to Frankfurt by Agatha Christie
5.6- Stratego
Decked by Carol Higgins Clark
5.7- Bridge
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
5.8- Go Fish!
Cape Cod by Henry David Thoreau
5.9- Gin Rummy
Using Gin- Angel Face
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare***
5.10- Poker
The King of the Castle by Victoria Holt

10.1- Go To Jail
Holes by Louis Sachar
10.2- Do Not Pass Go
Wish by Alexandra Bullen
10.3- Do Not Collect $200
10.4- A Token Task
Death from a Top Hat by Clayton Rawson
10.5- America's Most Wanted
My Friend Flicka by Mary O'Hara
10.6- Spring Showers
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
10.7- Sugar Shack
Set in New York
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson***
10.8- Join the Crowd
found on 2/15/14
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein***
10.9- Colorful Captions
One for the Money by Janet Evanovich***
10.10- Take a Chance
#14 Generated
Night by Elie Wiesel

15.1- Nowruz Day
Option B- Light in title
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman***
Option C- title begins with S
Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
15.2- Spring Babies
Book A- Coralie
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
Book B- Ms Anderson
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray***
15.3- You Go Girl!
Option 2- Both A & B- Woman in tile/by a woman
Mount Vernon Love Story: A Novel of George and Martha Washington by Mary Higgins Clark
15.4- Wheeling and Dealing
Option B- word "wealth" in the title
A Wealth Beyond Riches by Vickie McDonough***
Option C- Book by a Charles
Hard Times by Charles Dickens
15.5 Vincent From Gogh
Mc in the name
Bumped by Megan McCafferty***
15.6- World Champs
Set in Ireland
Born in Fire by Nora Roberts
15.7- Mr Monopoly's Mustache
Love Comes Softly by Janette Oke
15.8- Take Your Vitamins
B is for Burglar by Sue Grafton
15.9- Spring into Action
Added to TBR 2/4/14
Article 5 by Kristen Simmons***
15.10- Goof Off!
Free Choice

20.1 - Most Improved Player - Shelby's task: Chug-a Chug-a...Chug-a Chug-a...Choo-Choo
Born in Ice by Nora Roberts
20.2 - Rookie at the Top - Pamela Su's task: Fun in a Box!
On the Street Where You Live by Mary Higgins Clark
20.3 - Best Review - Chris MD's task: Monopoly Money, Spring, and the SRC
Murder Your Darlings by J.J. Murphy***
20.4 - Author! Author! - Janet F's Task: My Bye Bye Birdie Birthday
The Princess Bride by William Goldman
20.5 - Bigger is Better - Mary Beth's task: Big Books are Best!
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
20.6 - Seasoned Reader - Tammy AZ's task: Well-Seasoned Books
The Winding Ways Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini
20.7 - Shorter is Sweeter - Kimber's task: Celebrate the Sibs!
Murder on the Links by Agatha Christie
20.8 - It's My Birthday! - Rhonda's Task: On This Day in History!
The A.B.C. Murders by Agatha Christie
20.9 - Moderator's Pet - Bluemoon's task: Covers of Spring
The Sea Wolf by Jack London
20.10- Group Reads
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell***

25.1 - Andy P's task: The 50 States of Monopoly
Option 1- Iowa- IA= Issac Asimov Book
Option 2- Hawkeye State- Using "State" in title
The State of the Art by Iain M. Banks
25.2- Elizabeth B's Task: Nordic Noir
The Ice Princess by Camilla Läckberg
The Preacher by Camilla Läckberg
25.3- Jessica PDX's task: The Long and the Short of It
A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton
The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs
25.4- Bamaace83's Task: Mardi Gras Fun!
Skinny by Ibi Kaslik
The Help by Kathryn Stockett***
25.5- Oma1229/JenneRenee's Task: Spring Reading Haiku
You Might As Well Die by J.J. Murphy***
Any Isaac Asimov
25.6- Sttaci MI's Task: All the Colors of the Rainbow*
The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory***
Princess Academy by Shannon Hale***

30.1- Susan A's Task: Eat, Sleep, Swim, Repeat
1- person shown from the back
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
5- IM in title
Circles of Time by Phillip Rock
30.2- Sassafrass's Task: Mouth full of words!
Option 1- #17 in a series
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie
Option 2- Eye on cover
The Diviners by Libba Bray***
30.3- DLMRose's Task: Crazy Quilt
Option 2- 10 oldest on my TBR (added 2/14/10)
The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie
Option 3- Book from a Quartet
Vision in White by Nora Roberts
30.4- Sheila/Kathy G's Task: A Springtime Stroll Through the World of Monopoly
Springtime Option 3- flowers on cover
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Monopoly Option 3
Free choice
30.5 - Ty's task: Poetry Counts
Option 1- 7 syllables in the title
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Option 4- Word repeated in title
Loves Music, Loves to Dance by Mary Higgins Clark
30.6 - Sandy/Kristi's task: Oh, the Places You'll Go
Book A- Book by Jack London
The Sea Wolf
Book B- Book set in London
Corduroy Mansions by Alexander McCall Smith***
30.7 - Nick KY’s task: Back to Australia
Option 2- Book between 100-200 pages
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Option 4- Use literature map- got Jodi Picoult
Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult***
30.8 - Delicious Dee's task: Read ‘Em Again
Option 1- First Read John Green- Winter 2013-14
Looking for Alaska by John Green***
Option 2- First Read Kristin Hannah- July 2013
Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah***

50.1- Ms Anderson's Task: Five Crowns
Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith***
The Kalahari Typing School for Men by Alexander McCall Smith***
Morality for Beautiful Girls by Alexander McCall Smith***


message 3: by mstan (last edited May 24, 2014 03:28AM) (new)

mstan | 876 comments 5.1 - Game
5.2 - Dumpling Days
5.3 - Gregor the Overlander
5.4 - Gift from the Sea (sea)
5.5 - Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane (SCRABBLE)
5.6 - Barrayar (spy/thriller/war/military )
5.7 - The Bridge of San Luis Rey
5.8 - Bluefish
5.9 - Death with Interruptions
5.10 - Eight Cousins

10.1 - One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
10.2 - Silently and Very Fast by Catherynne M. Valente (no 'go')
10.3 - Rivals of the Chalet School (no 2 or 0)
10.4 - Are You Experienced? by Jordan Sonnenblick
10.5 - Our Man in Havana (1940-1960)
10.6 - Cassandra at the Wedding
10.7 - Shorecliff (Maine)
10.8 - Sure Signs of Crazy (22 Feb)
10.9 - The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl (The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl, #1) by Barry Lyga
10.10 - Out of My Mind

15.1 - Light Years (B) and Smith (C)
15.2 - A - The Two Princesses of Bamarre (Emily bookshelf) & B - To the Wedding (Masanobu)
15.3 - Eleanor & Park
15.4 - Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data (A, C)
15.5 - The Exiles
15.6 - The Little Grey Men
15.7 - A Game for Swallows To Die, to Leave, to Return by Zeina Abirached
15.8 - Leading in a Culture of Change
15.9 - Tesla's Attic
15.10 - Dying to Meet You

20.1 - In the Midst of Death (Option 4 - L - B)
20.2 - Main Street (Street - Option 1)
20.3 - The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne by Brian Moore ($5)
20.4 - Death and the Penguin (satire)
20.5 - The Secret History (> 500 pages)
20.6 - China Court: The Hours of a Country House (Su-Lin - added Jan 23, 2010 - #7)
20.7 - A Shilling for Candles
20.8 - Murder is Easy (AMERICA - min. 225 pages)
20.9 - Zeitoun by Dave Eggers (boat - 3)
20.10 - Dune

25.1 - The True Meaning of Smekday (AR) and Super Natural Cooking: Five Delicious Ways to Incorporate Whole and Natural Foods into Your Cooking (The Natural State)
25.2 - Burial Rites (set in Iceland) and Zombie Tag by Hannah Moskowitz (children's allowed)
25.3 - The Edwardians (17) and Burning Bright: Stories (7) (Option 2)
25.4 - Whose Body? (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #1) by Dorothy L. Sayers (2) and Gregor and the Code of Claw (4)
25.5 - Gregor and the Marks of Secret (fantasy - Option 2) and Die for Love (love - Option 3) (children's allowed)
25.6 - The Weirdstone of Brisingamen A Tale of Alderley Edge by Alan Garner (blue fantasy) and To Love and Be Wise (Alan Grant) by Josephine Tey (red mystery) (children's allowed)

30.1 - The Murders of Richard III (4) and Swim the Fly (3 - fly)
30.2 - This Song Will Save Your Life (3) and Charm & Strange (6)
30.3 - The Shining Girls (1 - School Girls Puzzle) and Justine (3)
30.4 - More Than This (SPRINGTIME - Patrick Ness) and The Mystery of the Blue Train (Hercule Poirot, #6) by Agatha Christie (train)
30.5 - Time to Murder and Create (1) and Cider With Rosie (3)
30.6 - Black Sheep (Bath, Somerset) and The Moon And Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham
30.7 - Love-shy (1) and The Innocent Anthropologist : Notes from a Mud Hut (2)
30.8 - Mr. Peanut (Fall 2011) and One Foot in Eden (Spring 2013)

50.1 - The Seventh Sinner (#1), Nothing Special (#2), Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods (#3) (tails)


Posts: pg. 1, 3, 9, 10, 15, 17, 18, 19, 21, 23, 26, 27, 29, 30, 32, 34, 35, 37, 43, 45
Books read: 73/73


message 4: by Fandury (last edited May 31, 2014 11:23AM) (new)

Fandury | 975 comments 5.1 - So Many Games Game of Patience (Aristide Ravel, #3) by Susanne Alleyn
5.2 - Go Under Heaven by Guy Gavriel Kay
5.3 - Candyland Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor (Jane Austen Mysteries, #1) by Stephanie Barron
5.4- Boggle Leaving the Sea Stories by Ben Marcus
5.5 - Scrabble The Sword-Edged Blonde (Eddie LaCrosse, #1) by Alex Bledsoe
5.6 - Stratego Robopocalypse (Robopocalypse, #1) by Daniel H. Wilson
5.7 - Bridge The Affinity Bridge (Newbury and Hobbes, #1) by George Mann
5.8 - Go Fish! A Death in the Highlands by Caroline Dunford
5.9 - Gin Rummy In the Blood (Genealogical Crime Mystery, #1) by Steve Robinson
5.10 - Poker Between Two Thorns (The Split Worlds, #1) by Emma Newman

10.1 - Go to Jail The Land Across by Gene Wolfe
10.2 - Do Not Pass Go Man in the Empty Suit by Sean Ferrell
10.3 - Do Not Collect $200 Lexicon by Max Barry
10.4 - A Token Task Six-Gun Snow White by Catherynne M. Valente
10.5 - America's Most Popular The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
10.6 - Spring Showers The Steel Remains (A Land Fit for Heroes, #1) by Richard K. Morgan
10.7 - Sugar Shack Island of Lost Girls by Jennifer McMahon
10.8 - Join the Crowd The Ghost Hunters by Neil Spring
10.9 - Colorful Captions Unshapely Things (Connor Grey, #1) by Mark Del Franco
10.10 - Take a Chance A Gentleman of Fortune (A Dido Kent Mystery #2) by Anna Dean

15.1 Nowruz Day The Shambling Guide to New York City by Mur Lafferty The Iron Wyrm Affair (Bannon & Clare, #1) by Lilith Saintcrow
15.2 Spring Babies The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
15.3 You Go Girl! Twilight's Dawn (The Black Jewels, #9) by Anne Bishop post 1312
15.4 Wheeling and Dealing Blue and Gold by K.J. Parker post 80
15.5 Vincent From Gogh Broken Blade (Fallen Blade, #1) by Kelly McCullough post 1490
15.6 - World Champs Wicked Autumn (A Max Tudor Mystery, #1) by G.M. Malliet post 1779
15.7 Mr Monopoly’s Mustache Hexed (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #2) by Kevin Hearne post 1651
15.8 Take Your Vitamins A Cup of Normal by Devon Monk post 1277
15.9 Spring Into Action Sand Omnibus (Sand, #1-5) by Hugh Howey post 976
15.10 Goof Off! Genesis by Bernard Beckett post 2512

20.1 - Most Improved Player - Shelby's task: Chug-a Chug-a...Chug-a Chug-a...Choo-Choo Situation Tragedy by Simon Brett post 423
20.2 - Rookie at the Top - Pamela Su's task: Fun in a Box! What Darkness Brings (Sebastian St. Cyr, #8) by C.S. Harris post 468
20.3 - Best Review - Chris MD's task: Monopoly Money, Spring, and the SRC Why Kings Confess (Sebastian St. Cyr #9) by C.S. Harris post 655
20.4 - Author! Author! - Janet F's Task: My Bye Bye Birdie Birthday Veil of Lies (Crispin Guest, #1) by Jeri Westerson post 528
20.5 - Bigger is Better - Mary Beth's task: Big Books are Best! The Tainted Relic An Historical Mystery (The Medieval Murderers, #1) by The Medieval Murderers post 222
20.6 - Seasoned Reader - Tammy AZ's task: Well-Seasoned Books The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks post 738
20.7 - Shorter is Sweeter - Kimber's task: Celebrate the Sibs! A Kiss Before the Apocalypse (Remy Chandler, #1) by Thomas E. Sniegoski post 355
20.8 - It's My Birthday! - Rhonda's Task: On This Day in History! Twenty Trillion Leagues Under The Sea by Adam Roberts post 528
20.9 - Moderator's Pet - Bluemoon's task: Covers of Spring The Troop by Nick Cutter post 849
20.10 - Group Reads Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1) by Frank Herbert post 1494

25.1 - Andy P's task: The 50 States of Monopoly Murder on Astor Place (Gaslight Mystery, #1) by Victoria Thompson The State of the Art (Culture, #4) by Iain M. Banks post 2496
25.2 - Elizabeth B's task: Nordic Noir Where the Shadows Lie (Fire and Ice #1) by Michael Ridpath Conservation of Shadows by Yoon Ha Lee post 1256
25.3 - Jessica PDX’s task: The Long and the Short of It Dissolution (Matthew Shardlake, #1) by C.J. Sansom Out of the Dawn Light (Aelf Fen, #1) by Alys Clare
25.4 - Bamaace83's task: Mardi Gras Fun! A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire) by George R.R. Martin The Lowest Heaven by Anne C. Perry post 1232
25.5 - Oma1229/JenneRenee's task: Spring Reading Haiku HebrewPunk by Lavie Tidhar Clean (Mindspace Investigations, #1) by Alex Hughes post 2496
25.6 - Stacie MI’s Task: All the Colors of the Rainbow Snowblind by Christopher Golden The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters

30.1 - Susan A’s Task: Eat, Sleep, Swim, Repeat Dancing on the Head of a Pin (Remy Chandler, #2) by Thomas E. Sniegoski The Grim Reaper's Dance (Grim Reaper Mystery, #2) by Judy Clemens post 2102
30.2 - Sassafrass's task: Mouth full of words! This New & Poisonous Air by Adam McOmber Dawn's Early Light (Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, #3) by Pip Ballantine post 1832
30.3 - DLMRose's task: Crazy Quilt The Explorer by James Smythe The Hanover Square Affair (Captain Lacey, #1) by Ashley Gardner post 284
30.4 - Sheila/Kathy G's task: A Springtime Stroll Through the World of Monopoly Where Angels Fear to Tread (Remy Chandler, #3) by Thomas E. Sniegoski The End is Nigh by John Joseph Adams post 2250
30.5 - Ty's task: Poetry Counts Machines of the Dead by David Bernstein Leviathan Wakes (Expanse, #1) by James S.A. Corey post 1638
30.6 - Sandy/Kristi's task: Oh, the Places You'll Go The Rhetoric of Death by Judith Rock Cujo by Stephen King post 2013
30.7 - Nick KY’s task: Back to Australia A Hollow Dream of Summer's End by Andrew Van Wey Wicked Bugs The Louse That Conquered Napoleon's Army & Other Diabolical Insects by Amy Stewart post 2188
30.8 - Delicious Dee's task: Read ‘Em Again Cursed (Alex Verus, #2) by Benedict Jacka Mortal Arts (Lady Darby, #2) by Anna Lee Huber post 2197

50.1 - Ms Anderson's task: Five Crowns Locke & Key, Vol. 1 Welcome to Lovecraft (Locke & Key, #1) by Joe Hill Locke & Key, Vol. 2 Head Games by Joe Hill Locke & Key, Vol. 3 Crown of Shadows (Locke & Key, #3) by Joe Hill post 1277


Total Points: 710
Books Read: 45
Goodreads Authors: 22
Big Books:500+(3)750+(1)1000+(0)


message 6: by Sheila (last edited Apr 29, 2014 05:34PM) (new)

Sheila (sheilaj) | 2240 comments Sheila's Spring Reading Plan


■ 5.1 - So Many Games.
Game Over by James Patterson Game Over by James Patterson

■ 5.2 - Go.
Mash A Novel About Three Army Doctors by Richard Hooker Mash: A Novel About Three Army Doctors by Richard Hooker

■ 5.3 - Candyland.
Undead and Unstable (Undead, #11) by MaryJanice Davidson Undead and Unstable by MaryJanice Davidson

■ 5.4- Boggle.
Close Case by Alafair Burke Close Case by Alafair Burke
Case

■ 5.5 - Scrabble.
Night Kill A Zoo Mystery by Ann Littlewood Night Kill: A Zoo Mystery by Ann Littlewood

■ 5.6 - Stratego.
Edge of Black (Dr. Samantha Owens #2) by J.T. Ellison Edge of Black by J.T. Ellison
(Thriller)

■ 5.7 - Bridge.
Something Borrowed, Someone Dead by M.C. Beaton Something Borrowed, Someone Dead by M.C. Beaton

■ 5.8 - Go Fish!
Sand Sharks by Margaret Maron Sand Sharks by Margaret Maron (Shark)

■ 5.9 - Gin Rummy
Fuzzy Navel (Jack Daniels Mystery, #5) by J.A. Konrath Fuzzy Navel by J.A. Konrath
(listed under schnapps at the bottom of the list)

■ 5.10 - Poker.
Fifth Grave Past the Light (Charley Davidson, #5) by Darynda Jones Fifth Grave Past the Light by Darynda Jones
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■ 10.1 - Go to Jail
Fugitive by Phillip Margolin Fugitive by Phillip Margolin

■ 10.2 - Do Not Pass Go
Black Friday (Maggie O'Dell, #7) by Alex Kava Black Friday by Alex Kava

■ 10.3 - Do Not Collect $200
Exposed by Alex Kava Exposed by Alex Kava

■ 10.4 - A Token Task
Threading the Needle by Marie Bostwick Threading the Needle by Marie Bostwick

■ 10.5 - America's Most Popular
A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie
1950

■ 10.6 - Spring Showers
Keeping You a Secret by Julie Anne Peters Keeping You a Secret by Julie Anne Peters

■ 10.7 - Sugar Shack
Among the Departed by Vicki Delany Among the Departed by Vicki Delany

■ 10.8 - Join the Crowd
Show No Fear by Perri O'Shaughnessy Show No Fear by Perri O'Shaughnessy

■ 10.9 - Colorful Captions
Drop Shot (Myron Bolitar, #2) by Harlan Coben Drop Shot by Harlan Coben

■ 10.10 - Take a Chance
Fear Nothing by Lisa Gardner Fear Nothing by Lisa Gardner
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■ 15.1 Nowruz Day
Option B: (Day in Title)
Feast Day of Fools (Hackberry Holland, #3) by James Lee Burke Feast Day of Fools by James Lee Burke
AND
Option C) Haft-Seen Table:
Sea Swept (Chesapeake Bay Saga, #1) by Nora Roberts Sea Swept by Nora Roberts

■ 15.2 Spring Babies
Look Again by Lisa Scottoline Look Again by Lisa Scottoline
Delicious Dee rated it 4 stars from the spring list
AND
The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly
Andy P. rated it 5 stars from the fall list

■ 15.3 You Go Girl!
Round Robin (Elm Creek Quilts, #2) by Jennifer Chiaverini Round Robin by Jennifer Chiaverini
(Option 2: 1 book option)

■ 15.4 Wheeling and Dealing
Option 2: 1 book option for B and C (Money and Parker)
Hush Money (Spenser, #26) by Robert B. Parker Hush Money by Robert B. Parker

15.5 Vincent From Gogh
Plum Island (John Corey, #1) by Nelson DeMille Plum Island by Nelson DeMille

15.6 - World Champs
Coming Home (Sophie Anderson, #6) by P.D. Martin Coming Home by P.D. Martin
(Australia)

■ 15.7 Mr Monopoly’s Mustache
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

15.8 Take Your Vitamins
A Stained White Radiance (Dave Robicheaux, #5) by James Lee Burke A Stained White Radiance by James Lee Burke

■ 15.9 Spring Into Action
Afraid To Die (To Die #4) by Lisa Jackson Afraid To Die by Lisa Jackson
added to my tbr on 2/1/14

15.10 Goof Off!
15.10 Goof Off!
Destroyer Angel (Anna Pigeon, #17) by Nevada Barr Destroyer Angel by Nevada Barr (Anna Pigeon #17) ✔
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■ 20.1 - Most Improved Player - Shelby's task: Chug-a Chug-a...Chug-a Chug-a...Choo-Choo
Option 3: Any middle of the series book
The Memory Collector (Jo Beckett, #2) by Meg Gardiner The Memory Collector by Meg Gardiner

20.2 - Rookie at the Top - Pamela Su's task: Fun in a Box!
Option 1. LADY ALICE: (Who)
The Man Who Cast Two Shadows (Kathleen Mallory, #2) by Carol O'Connell The Man Who Cast Two Shadows by Carol O'Connell
LP only or kindle?

■ 20.3 - Best Review - Chris MD's task: Monopoly Money, Spring, and the SRC
$10 – Yellow
Death of Riley (Molly Murphy Mysteries, #2) by Rhys Bowen Death of Riley by Rhys Bowen

■ 20.4 - Author! Author! - Janet F's Task: My Bye Bye Birdie Birthday
Option 4. Bye Bye 'Birdie'.
Silence of the Grave by Arnaldur Indriðason Silence of the Grave by Arnaldur Indriðason

■ 20.5 - Bigger is Better - Mary Beth's task: Big Books are Best!
Hell's Corner (Camel Club, #5) by David Baldacci Hell's Corner by David Baldacci
I listened to the audiobook. Here is the link to the mmp version for page count Hell's Corner

20.6 - Seasoned Reader - Tammy AZ's task: Well-Seasoned Books
I chose to read book # 7 on my friend Betsy's tbr https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/4...
The Bone House by Brian Freeman The Bone House by Brian Freeman

■ 20.7 - Shorter is Sweeter - Kimber's task: Celebrate the Sibs!
Unwanted by Kristina Ohlsson Unwanted by Kristina Ohlsson
(Fredrika Bergman and Alex Recht #1
First in Series
I have one brother

20.8 - It's My Birthday! - Rhonda's Task: On This Day in History!
Option A:
Nobody Knows by Mary Jane Clark Nobody Knows by Mary Jane Clark
I listened to the audiobook but the ppb link is here Nobody Knows

20.9 - Moderator's Pet - Bluemoon's task: Covers of Spring
2. APRIL SHOWERS....
J Is For Judgment by Sue Grafton J Is For Judgment by Sue Grafton (Kinsey Millhone #10) ✔



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■ 25.1 - Andy P's task: The 50 States of Monopoly
Book 1: I went with Alaska - AK (the only state I have NOT visited)
The Stranger You Know (Forensic Instincts #3) by Andrea Kane The Stranger You Know by Andrea Kane
AND
Book 2: The nickname for Alaska is The Last Frontier
Her Last Breath A Novel (Kate Burkholder) by Linda Castillo Her Last Breath: A Novel by Linda Castillo
(last)



■ 25.2 - Elizabeth B's task: Nordic Noir
Book A: Death of the Demon by Anne Holt Death of the Demon by Anne Holt - Noregian setting and author✔
(I read the hardback book but the paperback gives a better description here
Death of the Demon: A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel
AND
Book B: Option B-3: Witness in Death (In Death, #10) by J.D. Robb Witness in Death by J.D. Robb
(The word is Death)


■ 25.3 - Jessica PDX’s task: The Long and the Short of It
Option 1 - Long and Short Titles
Book A: The Purity of Vengeance A Department Q Novel by Jussi Adler-Olsen The Purity of Vengeance: A Department Q Novel by Jussi Adler-Olsen
(20 letters)
AND
Book B: The Taken by Inger Ash Wolfe The Taken by Inger Ash Wolfe
(8 letters)


■ 25.4 - Bamaace83's task: Mardi Gras Fun!
Option 1: Green, purple, and gold
Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet (Charley Davidson, #4) by Darynda Jones Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet by Darynda Jones
AND
Option 3: Food
Blueberry Muffin Murder (Hannah Swensen, #3) by Joanne Fluke Blueberry Muffin Murder by Joanne Fluke
(from the food on the cover list)


■ 25.5 - Oma1229/JenneRenee's task: Spring Reading Haiku
Option 2: Cockroaches (Harry Hole, #2) by Jo Nesbø Cockroaches by Jo Nesbø (Harry Hole # 2)

Voices by Arnaldur Indriðason Voices by Arnaldur Indriðason

■ 25.6 - Stacie MI’s Task: All the Colors of the Rainbow*
Red/Mystery - Another Man's Moccasins (Walt Longmire, #4) by Craig Johnson Another Man's Moccasins by Craig Johnson

Green/SciFi - Summer Knight (The Dresden Files, #4) by Jim Butcher Summer Knight by Jim Butcher

■ 30.1 - Susan A’s Task: Eat, Sleep, Swim, Repeat
3. BUTTERFLY:
White Butterfly by Walter Mosley White Butterfly by Walter Mosley

4. FREESTYLE:
The Blue Bottle Club by Penelope J. Stokes The Blue Bottle Club by Penelope J. Stokes

■ 30.2 - Sassafrass's task: Mouth full of words!
Option 1--Pheochromocytoma:
Cross Fire (Alex Cross, #17) by James Patterson Cross Fire by James Patterson
Alex Cross #17
AND
Option 3--Palpitations:
Hot Blooded (New Orleans, #1) by Lisa Jackson Hot Blooded by Lisa Jackson

■ 30.3 - DLMRose's task: Crazy Quilt
1) Quilt Blocks -
Declan's Cross (A Sharpe & Donovan Novel) by Carla Neggers Declan's Cross by Carla Neggers
(Alpine Cross)
AND
4) Q is for Quilt
The Quiet Game (Penn Cage, #1) by Greg Iles The Quiet Game by Greg Iles

■ 30.4 - Sheila/Kathy G's task: A Springtime Stroll Through the World of Monopoly
Springtime Option 1:
Rising Tides (Chesapeake Bay Saga #2) by Nora Roberts Rising Tides by Nora Roberts

Monopoly Option 3) FREE PARKING SPACE
Hotwire (Maggie O'Dell, #9) by Alex Kava Hotwire: A Maggie O'Dell Novel by Alex Kava

■ 30.5 - Ty's task: Poetry Counts
Option 1 - Haikus
Beneath The Bleeding (Tony Hill & Carol Jordan, #5) by Val McDermid Beneath The Bleeding by Val McDermid

Option 2 - Limericks
White Night (The Dresden Files, #9) by Jim Butcher White Night by Jim Butcher
(White and Night)

■ 30.6 - Sandy/Kristi's task: Oh, the Places You'll Go
Book A: Marker (Jack Stapleton & Laurie Montgomery, #5) by Robin Cook Marker by Robin Cook
AND
Book B: Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, #3) by Jim Butcher Grave Peril by Jim Butcher

■ 30.7 - Nick KY’s task: Back to Australia
Option 1. Kuddle a Koala!
The Killing Hands (Sophie Anderson, #4) by P.D. Martin The Killing Hands by P.D. Martin
Author is Australian

Option 2. Shrimp on the Barbie.
Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates

■ 30.8 - Delicious Dee's task: Read ‘Em Again
In winter 2013 for task 5.2 -- In the Library I read:
Murder is Binding (A Booktown Mystery, #1) by Lorna Barrett Murder is Binding by Lorna Barrett
For this task I read book 2 of the series.
Bookmarked For Death (A Booktown Mystery, #2) by Lorna Barrett Bookmarked For Death by Lorna Barrett

In Fall 2013 I read The Burning by Jane Casey

50.1 - Ms Anderson's task: Five Crowns
Ruth Galloway 1,2,3 by Elly Griffiths



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message 8: by Ann A (last edited May 31, 2014 04:56PM) (new)

Ann A (readerann) | 832 comments Final totals: 575 points, 32 tasks, 44 books, 10 GR authors, 3 BB tickets, 12,719 pages

5.1 - So Many Games - The Egypt Game
5.2 - Go - Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
5.3 - Candyland - ...And Now Miguel
5.4 - Boggle - Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops
5.5 - Scrabble - Peril at End House
5.6 - Stratego - The Polish Officer
5.7 - Bridge - The Glass Palace
5.8 - Go Fish! - Island of the Blue Dolphins
5.9 - Gin Rummy - Bad Monkey
5.10 - Poker - Walk Two Moons

10.1 - Go to Jail - American Gods
10.2 - Do Not Pass Go - A Fine Balance
10.3 - Do Not Collect $200 - Roller Skates
10.4 - A Token Task - Johnny Tremain
10.5 - America's Most Popular - Foundation
10.6 - Spring Showers - Middlesex
10.7 - Sugar Shack - Caleb's Crossing
10.8 - Join the Crowd - Anne of Windy Poplars
10.9 - Colorful Captions - An Object of Beauty
10.10 - Take a Chance - The Goldfinch

15.1 - Nowruz Day - Swami and Friends and Clear Light of Day
15.2 - Spring Babies - Flowers for Algernon and The Giver
15.3 - You Go Girl! - Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women
15.4 - Wheeling and Dealing - The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference and True Grit
15.5 - Vincent From Gogh - The Wheel on the School
15.6 - World Champs - Case Histories
15.7 - Mr. Monopoly's Mustache - Poirot Investigates
15.8 - Take Your Vitamins - A Suitable Boy
15.9 - Spring Into Action - The Lowland
15.10 - Goof Off! - Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama

20.1 - Chug-a Chug-a - A Week in Winter
20.2 - Fun in a Box - The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
20.3 - Monopoly Money... - The Postmistress
20.4 - My Bye Bye Birdie Bday - Breakfast of Champions
20.5 - Big Books are Best! - Long Walk to Freedom
20.6 - Well-Seasoned Books - In the Woods
20.7 - Celebrate the Sibs! - The Gods of Guilt
20.8 - On This Day in History! - A Darkness More Than Night
20.9 - Covers of Spring - The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
20.10 - Group Reads - The Thirteenth Tale

25.1 - 50 States of Monopoly - Murder in the White House and Treasure Island
25.2 - Nordic Noir - The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest and Detective Inspector Huss
25.3 - The Long and the Short - The Uncommon Reader and Crank
25.4 - Mardi Gras Fun! - The Septembers of Shiraz and ?
25.5 - Spring Reading Haiku - The Mystery at Lilac Inn and The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales
25.6 - All the Colors - Lord Edgware Dies and Ender's Game

30.1 - Eat, Sleep, Swim, Repeat - Secrets of Eden and Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
30.2 - Mouth Full of Words! - Billy Joel The Life and Times of an Angry Young Man and Fangirl
30.3 - Crazy Quilt - The Poisonwood Bible and The Charming Quirks of Others
30.4 - A Springtime Stroll - Kinsey and Me: Stories and One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories
30.5 - Poetry Counts - Talk of the Devil: Encounters with Seven Dictators and Defending Jacob
30.6 - Oh, the Places You'll Go - The Glass Menagerie and Flight Behavior
30.7 - Back to Australia - A Town Like Alice and Titus Andronicus
30.8 - Read 'Em Again - The Unconsoled and Breakfast at Tiffany's

50.1 - Five Crowns - Bertie Plays the Blues: A 44 Scotland Street Novel and Unusual Uses for Olive Oil and The Mummy Case


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Jenifer (jensamaha) | 365 comments Spring 2014 Reading Plan

5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9
5.10

10.1
10.2
10.3 From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
10.4 Misty of Chincoteague (horse)
10.5 Misty of Chincoteague (pub 1947)
10.6
10.7
10.8
10.9
10.10

15.1
15.2
15.3 Still Alice
15.4
15.5 Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
15.6
15.7
15.8
15.9
15.10

20.1
20.2
20.3
20.4
20.5
20.6
20.7
20.8
20.9
20.10

25.1 Margaret Atwood (MA) or Dave Eggers (DE)
25.2
25.3
25.4
25.5
25.6
25.7
25.8
25.9
25.10

30.1
Option 1: The Shadowy Horses
Option 4: Book of Choice
30.2
Option 3: A Wicked Pursuit
Option 6: The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism & Treachery
30.3
30.4
30.5
Option 1: The One and Only Ivan
Option 2: Watership Down
30.6
30.7
Option 1: The Thorn Birds or The Light Between Oceans
Option
30.8
Author 1: Neil Gaiman - The Graveyard Book
Author 2: John Green - Looking for Alaska


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Tanya D (mtlbookworm) | 161 comments 5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9
5.10

10.1
10.2
10.3
10.4
10.5
10.6
10.7
10.8
10.9
10.10- The End of Your Life Book Club

15.1
15.2
15.3- Hannah's Dream
15.4
15.5
15.6
15.7
15.8
15.9- Storm Front
15.10

20.1
20.2
20.3
20.4
20.5
20.6
20.7
20.8
20.9
20.10- The Thirteenth Tale

25.1
25.2
25.3
25.4
25.5
25.6
25.7
25.8
25.9
25.10

30.1- The Butterfly Houseand Jemima J: A Novel About Ugly Ducklings and Swans
30.2- 1984 and A Death-Struck Year
30.3- Me Talk Pretty One Day and The Quilter's Apprentice
30.4- Between Shades of Gray and A Breath of Snow and Ashes
30.5
30.6
30.7- The Thorn Birds and Animal Farm
30.8- LEFT Neglected and Riding Lessons

50.1


message 13: by Julie (last edited May 17, 2014 03:57PM) (new)

Julie Julie P Spring 2014 Reading Plan

5 POINT TASKS
5.1 So Many Games ("Game" in title)
The Quiet Game
5.2 Go (Setting: China)
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan*
5.3 Candyland ("and" contained in Word in Title)
The Scandalous Summer of Sissy LeBlanc*
5.4 Boggle ("See" in title)
See How They Run*
5.5 Scrabble (Author's initals E.B. found in SCRABBLE)
Miss You Most Of All*
5.6 Stratego (Genre: Thriller)
Deceit: A Novel*
5.7 Bridge ("Bridge" in Title)
Bridge to Terabithia
5.8 Go Fish! (Fish on Cover)
Slightly Single*
Slightly Single (Slightly, #1) by Wendy Markham
5.9 Gin Rummy ("Whiskey" in Title)
Whiskey Sour*
5.10 Poker ("Queen" in Title)
Queen of Babble*

10 POINT TASKS
10.1 Go To Jail (MC Works in a Prison)
The Green Mile*
10.2 Do Not Pass Go (G & O not in Title, Subtitle or Author's Name)
Dead Ever After
10.3 Do Not Collect $200 (Page Count doesn't contain 2 or 0)
Me Before You
10.4 A Token Task (Cat on Cover)
The Cat, the Mill and the Murder*
The Cat, the Mill and the Murder (A Cats in Trouble Mystery, #5) by Leann Sweeney

10.5 America's Most Popular (Published 1955)
The Magician's Nephew
10.6 Spring Showers (Genre: GLBT)
Fingersmith
10.7 Sugar Shack (Setting: New York)
Queen of Babble in the Big City*
10.8 Join The Crowd (Popular w/GR Friends--2/15/14)
Labor Day*
10.9 Colorful Captions (Two Colors in Title)
NYPD Red*
NYPD Red (NYPD Red, #1) by James Patterson
10.10 Take A Chance (Read Book from List--#7)
Field of Prey

15 POINT TASKS
15.1 Nowrus Day
Option B ("New" in Title)
The Queen of New Beginnings*
Option C (Title Begins with "S")
Swapping Lives*
15.2 Spring Babies
Book A (Rated 5 Stars by Joy Marie)
Horns
Book B (Rated 5 Stars by Gayle)
The Woods
15.3 You Go Girl!
Option 2 (Both Title & Author are Feminine Names)
Julia's Chocolates*
15.4 Wheeling and Dealing
Option 1B ("Money" in Title)
One for the Money*
Option 1B ("Dough" in Title)
Two for the Dough*
15.5 Vincent From Gogh (Author's Last Name includes Prefix St.)
Barefoot in the Sand*
15.6 World Champs (Setting: California)
Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble*
15.7 Mr Monopoly's Mustache (Facial Hair on Cover)
Darkly Dreaming Dexter
Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter, #1) by Jeff Lindsay
15.8 Take Your Vitamins (Single Letter Word in Title--A)
Message in a Bottle*
15.9 Spring Into Action (Added to Wishlist Shelf 11/21/13)
Tempting Fate*
15.10 Goof Off! (Book of Choice)
Unlucky 13*


20 POINT TASKS
20.1 - Most Improved Player - Shelby's Task: Chug-a Chug-a...Chug-a Chug-a...Choo-Choo
Option 3 (Middle Book From Series)
Dead Sleep
20.2 - Rookie at the Top - Pamela Su's Task: Fun in a Box!
Option 1/Lady Alice ("Where" in Title)
Where the Heart Is
20.3 - Best Review - Chris MD's Task: Monopoly Money, Spring and the SRC
Option 1/$5-Pink (Flower on Cover)
The Husband's Secret*
The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

20.4 - Author! Author! - Janet F's Task: My Bye Bye Birdie Birthday
Option 4 (Birds on the Cover)
Fallen*
Fallen (Fallen #1) by Lauren Kate
20.5 - Bigger Is Better - Mary Beth's Task: Big Books Are Best! (500+ Page Book)
Down the Darkest Road

20.6 - Seasoned Reader - Tammy AZ's Task: Well-Seasoned Books (One of the Oldest Books on Carla's Profile)
https://www.goodreads.com/review/list...
Love Always*
20.7 - Shorter is Sweeter - Kimber's Task: Celebrate the Sibs! (Book #2 in Series/2 Siblings)
24 Hours

20.8 - It's My Birthday! - Rhonda's Task: On This Day in History!
Option A (Author's Initials found in AMERICA)
Georgia Bottoms
20.9 - Moderator's Pet - Bluemoon's Task: Covers of Spring
Option 2/April Showers (Clouds on Cover)
Missing You
Missing You by Harlan Coben

20.10 - Group Reads
Gothic
The Thirteenth Tale

25 POINT TASKS
25.1 - Andy P's Task: The 50 States of Monopoly
Book 1 (Author's Initials Match Maryland State Abbreviation/MD)
The Stuff That Never Happened by Maddie Dawson*
Book 2 (Title Contains Word from State Nickname "Old LINE State")
One Pink Line*
25.2 - Elizabeth B's Task: Nordic Noir
Book A (Setting: Norway)
What is Mine
Book B (Also set in Norway)
What Never Happens
25.3 - Jessica PDX's Task: The Long and the Short of It
Option 1-Long & Short Titles
Book A (Title: 17 Letters in Title)
Midnight Crossroad
Book B (Title: 7 Letters in Title)
Younger
25.4 - Bamaace83's Task: Mardi Gras Fun!
Option 3 (Book from Food-Related Fiction List/#38)
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Option 4 (Book of Choice)
Happiness Sold Separately
25.5 - Oma1229/JenneRenee's Task: Spring Reading Haiku
Option 2 (Genre: Mystery)
The Lake of Dead Languages*
Option 3 (Word from Haiku: True)
True Colors*
25.6 - Stacie MI's Task: All the Colors of the Rainbow
Book 1/
Book 2/

30 POINT TASKS
30.1 - Susan A's Task: Eat, Sleep, Swim, Repeat
Option 1/Backstroke (Back of Person on Cover)
The Weight of Silence*
The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf
Option 4/Freestyle (Book of Choice)
Secrets to the Grave

30.2 - Sassafrass's Task: Mouth full of words!
Option 2/Amaurosis fugax (Eye on Cover)
Rejoice
Rejoice by Karen Kingsbury
Option 5/Borborygimi (Food on Cover)
Comfort Food
Comfort Food by Kate Jacobs
30.3 - DLMRose's Task: Crazy Quilt
Option 2/From Your Stash (Book on TBR Longest)
Picture Perfect*
Option 3/Fat Quarters (Book #4 of 4 in Mississippi Series)
Sleep No More
30.4 - Sheila/Kathy G's Task: A Springtime Stroll Through the World of Monopoly
Springtime/Option 3 (Flower on Cover)
Remember Me?
Remember Me? by Sophie Kinsella
Monopoly/Option 3 (Book of Choice)
NYPD Red 2*
30.5 - Ty's Task: Poetry Counts
Option 1/Haikus (Title Consists of 5 Syllables)
Promises to Keep*
Option 3/Shakespearean Sonnet (Title Consists of 14 Letters)
Handle with Care*
30.6 - Sandy/Kristi's Task: Oh, the Places You'll Go
Book A (Author's Name is Geographical Location)
Heat Wave by Richard Castle
Book B (Setting: Castle Rock, ME)
Cujo*
30.7 - Nick KY's Task: Back to Australia
Option 2/Shrimp on the Barbie (Total Pages 100-200)
Once Upon a Winter's Heart
Option 4/Flipped Map (Flipped Male Author)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
30.8 - Delicious Dee's Task: Read 'Em Again
Book 1/Annette Blair (Read 12/13)
My Favorite Witch*
Book 2/Rainbow Rowell (Read 2/14)
Attachments*

50 POINT TASKS
50.1 - Ms Anderson's Task: Five Crowns
Tails (Consecutive Order in Series)
Shock Wave #5 in Virgil Flowers Series
Mad River #6 in Virgil Flowers Series
Storm Front #7 in Virgil Flowers Series

*Goodreads Author


message 14: by Jen (last edited May 29, 2014 07:27PM) (new)

Jen Scott | 425 comments 5 Point Tasks
1. Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
2. The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
3. Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal
4. Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
5. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
6. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
7. The Burning Bridge by John Flanagan
8. Looking for Alaska by John Green Name of fish: Alaska Blackfish
9. Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James Cocktail: Death in the Afternoon
10.

10 Point Tasks
1. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
2. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
3. The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales by Chris Van Allsburg Page Count: 195
4. My Boyfriend Merlin by Priya Ardis My Boyfriend Merlin (My Merlin, #1) by Priya Ardis
5. A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute
6. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green
7. Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
8. The One by Kiera Cass Found on 5/13/2014
9. Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom
10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid byJeff Kinney

15 Point Tasks
1. C) Switched by Amanda Hocking
D) Ascend by Amanda Hocking

2. Book A: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon SRC Member: Amanda B
Book B: 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff SRC Member: Adrienne
3. Option 1: Book A: Matilda by Roald Dahl
Book B: Torn by Amanda Hocking

4. Option B: One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
Option C: Paper Towns by John Green

5. Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernières
6. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Takes place in CA
7. Love Comes Softly by Janette Oke Love Comes Softly (Love Comes Softly, #1) by Janette Oke
8. Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
9. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
10. The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa

20 Point Tasks
1. 1. Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer 316 pages
2. 1. The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
3. $5 Pink: The Piano Teacher by Janice Y.K. Lee The Piano Teacher by Janice Y.K. Lee
4. Animal Farm by George Orwell Appears on page 1
5. The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
6. Bossypants by Tina Fey My friend's to-read shelf: https://www.goodreads.com/review/list...
7. Three to Get Deadly by Janet Evanovich I have 3 siblings.
8. A. The Arctic Incident by Eoin Colfer
9. 2. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
10. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

25 Point Tasks
1. Book 1: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood State: MA, Massachusetts
Book 2: Grimm Tales for Young and Old by Philip Pullman Nickname: Old Colony State
2. Book A: Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
Book B: 2. The Atlantis Complex by Eoin Colfer Book B i the same setting as Book A.
3. Option 1: High Five by Janet Evanovich
Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem
4. Option 3: Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg from the list Food Related Fiction #5
Option 4: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
5. 2. It by Stephen King
3. Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion
6. Red: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes, #3) by Arthur Conan Doyle
Orange: Four to Score by Janet Evanovich Four to Score (Stephanie Plum, #4) by Janet Evanovich

30 Point Tasks
1. 3. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
4. My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
2. Option 3: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
Option 6: Cinder by Cinder
3. 1) Snow In April by Rosamunde Pilcher Block Pattern: April Star
2) Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith
4. Springtime: 1) Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Monopoly: 3) Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
5. Option 1: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Option 3: Two for the Dough by Janet Evanovich
6. Book A: To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
Book B: Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
7. Option 1: The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
Option 4: The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
8. The Two Princesses of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine Read Ella Enchanted during Summer 2013 Challenge
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo Read Les Misérables during Winter 2012 Challenge

50 Point Tasks
1. Heads: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen, Curse of the Thirteenth Fey: The True Tale of Sleeping Beauty by Jane Yolen, Letters from Pemberley by Jane Dawkins

Total Points: 115
Total Books Read: 13


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message 16: by Kristine (last edited May 31, 2014 06:16PM) (new)

Kristine (kristinekae) | 258 comments **********
5.5 Scrabble witch blackbird pond CLAIMED 3/9
5.6 The pianist CLAIMED 3/2

10.3 do not collect $200 Russian Winter-include page count CLAIMED 3/9
15.2 the likeness....butterflycager man from st petersburg jolene DONE CLAIMED 3/23
15.6 world champs Life below stairs united kingdom CLAIMED 4/6
15.10 nothing of the dog
20.1 most improved player Weird sisters CLAIMED 46
20.2 option 2 rookie at the top all girl filling station CLAIMED 3/15


20.5 Night Film CLAIMED 3/12
20.7 Girl dragon tattoo CLAIMED 4/12




20.10 Brave New World CLAIMED 4/20
25.4 opt 1 remains
opt 4 alice

25.6 below
30.2 option 2 Confessio DONE option 3 I am Livia DONE CLAIMED 4/21

30.7 option 2 Three men in a boat DONE option 4 And then there were none CLAIMED 4/6
30.8 A monstrous regiment of women winter 2013 DONE My man jeeves spring 2013 CLAIMED 3/30

The Shining
Doomsday book


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Juana "Darkness" Duran | 70 comments I'd like to give it a try. I'll post my plan as soon as I can.


message 18: by Kaora (last edited May 05, 2014 12:19PM) (new)

Kaora (ophelja) | 1027 comments Allison I's Reading Plan

5 Point Tasks - COMPLETE
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10 Point Tasks - COMPLETE
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15 Point Tasks - COMPLETE
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20 Point Tasks - COMPLETE
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25 Point Tasks - COMPLETE
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30 Point Tasks - COMPLETE
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50.1 - Ms Anderson's task: Five Crowns - COMPLETE
Tails
My Life as a White Trash Zombie
City of Glass (Book 3)
Cress (Book 3)


Tasks Complete: 55 / 55
Total Points: 940 / 940
Big Books: 8
GR Authors: 27


message 19: by Kelly (last edited Feb 22, 2014 01:42PM) (new)

Kelly (kelleenie) | 14 comments 5 point tasks

5.1 Wild Cards
5.2 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
5.3 Outlander
5.4 The Roar
5.5 The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
5.6 A Star for Mrs. Blake
5.7 The Invisible Bridge
5.8 Catfish Cafe
5.9 Zombie Fallout
5.10 Queen of Hearts

10 point tasks

10.1 Sleepers
10.2 The Likeness
10.3
10.4
The Mists of Avalon (Avalon, #1) by Marion Zimmer Bradley
10.5 Animal Farm
10.6 Exquisite Corpse
10.7 Driftless
10.8
10.9
10.10 Witch & Wizard

15 point tasks
15.1
B) Every Day
C) Speaker for the Dead
15.2
15.3
Option 2) Sybil: The Classic True Story of a Woman Possessed by Sixteen Personalities
15.4
15.5 The Rook by Daniel O'Malley
15.6 The White Queen (set in UK)
15.7
15.8 If I Stay
15.9 Insurgent
15.10

30 point tasks
30.1
Backstroke:
A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1) by Libba Bray
Breaststroke
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare
30.2
#16 or higher) The Secret in the Old Attic
Eye on cover)
Uglies (Uglies, #1) by Scott Westerfeld
30.3
Option 2) The Golden Compass
Option 5: on Native Am. Fiction # 8) Beyond Bridalveil Fall
30.4
Springtime #2)
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger
Monopoly #2) Dune


message 20: by Candy (last edited May 31, 2014 02:07PM) (new)

Candy | 151 comments Spring 2014 Challenge

5 Point Tasks

5.1 - So Many Games:
A Game of Thrones
5.2 - Go:

5.3 - Candyland:
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan*


5.4- Boggle:

5.5 - Scrabble:

5.6 - Stratego:
Joyland*
5.7 - Bridge:
City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments, #5) by Cassandra Clare *
5.8 - Go Fish!:
Ghost Fish: The Ghost Bride*

5.9 - Gin Rummy:
Hangman's Blood: Promise of Blood*
5.10 - Poker:
King: The Iron King*

10 Point Tasks

10.1 - Go to Jail:

10.2 - Do Not Pass Go:

10.3 - Do Not Collect $200:
The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic*

10.4 - A Token Task:
Shoe: Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer *
10.5 - America's Most Popular:

10.6 - Spring Showers:
Will Grayson, Will Grayson*

10.7 - Sugar Shack:
New York: City of Fallen Angels*
10.8 - Join the Crowd:
March 2nd:Warm Bodies*
10.9 - Colorful Captions:
Room*

10.10 - Take a Chance:Read the book at the number generated from the 20 books you want to read.
Tiger Lily*

15 Point Tasks
15.1 Nowruz Day:

15.2 Spring Babies:
Amanda B: Divergent*
Amanda Pearl: Insurgent*

15.3 You Go Girl!:
House of Ivy & Sorrow

15.4 Wheeling and Dealing:

15.5 Vincent From Gogh:
Daughter of Chaos*

15.6 - World Champs:

15.7 Mr Monopoly’s Mustache:
Nerd Do Well by Simon Pegg
15.8 Take Your Vitamins:
V for Vendetta

15.9 Spring Into Action:
Prisoner of Night and Fog*

15.10 Goof Off!:

20 Point Tasks

20.1 - Most Improved Player - Shelby's task: Chug-a Chug-a...Chug-a Chug-a...Choo-Choo

20.2 - Rookie at the Top - Pamela Su's task: Fun in a Box!

20.3 - Best Review - Chris MD's task: Monopoly Money, Spring, and the SRC
$10-yellow: Letters from Skye by Jessica Brockmole

20.4 - Author! Author! - Janet F's Task: My Bye Bye Birdie Birthday
Option 3: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy


20.5 - Bigger is Better - Mary Beth's task: Big Books are Best!

20.6 - Seasoned Reader - Tammy AZ's task: Well-Seasoned Books

20.7 - Shorter is Sweeter - Kimber's task: Celebrate the Sibs!

20.8 - It's My Birthday! - Rhonda's Task: On This Day in History!
B. It's Kind of a Funny Story
20.9 - Moderator's Pet - Bluemoon's task: Covers of Spring
20.10 - Group Reads: The Thirteenth Tale

25 Point Tasks
25.1 - Andy P's task: The 50 States of Monopoly
Alaska (AK): Last Train to Istanbul by Ayşe Kulin
Motto - The Last Frontier: The Last Romanov*
25.2 - Elizabeth B's task: Nordic Noir
A: Handling the Undead
B-4: Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
25.3 - Jessica PDX’s task: The Long and the Short of It

25.4 - Bamaace83's task: Mardi Gras Fun!
Option 2:
Option 4: Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously
25.5 - Oma1229/JenneRenee's task: Spring Reading Haiku

25.6 - Stacie MI’s Task: All the Colors of the Rainbow*
Orange/Romance: Allegiant (Divergent, #3) by Veronica Roth*
Blue/Fantasy: Onyx (Lux, #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout*


30 Point Tasks

30.1 - Susan A’s Task: Eat, Sleep, Swim, Repeat:

30.2 - Sassafrass's task: Mouth full of words!:
Option 3:Fifty Shades Darker*
Option 6:Gilded*


30.3 - DLMRose's task: Crazy Quilt:

30.4 - Sheila/Kathy G's task: A Springtime Stroll Through the World of Monopoly:

30.5 - Ty's task: Poetry Counts:

30.6 - Sandy/Kristi's task: Oh, the Places You'll Go

30.7 - Nick KY’s task: Back to Australia:

30.8 - Delicious Dee's task: Read ‘Em Again:
Is This Tomorrow*
Previously read Pictures of You Winter Challenge 2012-2013
Linger*
Previously read Shiver Fall 2012


Points This Task: 15
Total Points: 240
GoodReads Authors: 16
Big Books: 500+ (4); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)


message 21: by Apoorv (last edited Mar 04, 2014 07:42AM) (new)

Apoorv  Moghe (goodreadscomapoorv) | 54 comments Name : APOORV
Challenge : Spring 2014 (03/14 - 05/14)


** 5 Point Tasks **

5.1 - So Many Games
Read a book with words Game, Dice, Token, Card, Board in Title
Gerald's Game by Stephen King
5.2 - Go
Read a book set in China, Korea, Japan
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
5.3 - Candyland
Read a book that includes the 3 letter sequence "and" in a word in the title/subtitle.
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
5.4 - Boggle
Read a book whose title includes word of atleast 3 letters from board
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
5.5 - Scrabble
Read a book whose author's initials appear in the word "Scrabble."
Seize the Day by Saul Bellow
5.6 - Stratego
Read a book with any of the following genres - spy, thriller, war or military.
Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett
5.7 - Bridge
Read a book with the word "bridge" or "bridges" in its title/subtitle or with a bridge on the cover.
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
5.8 - Go Fish!
Read a book with the word "fish" or with the name of a type of fish in its title / subtitle or with a fish on the cover.
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
5.9 - Gin Rummy
Read a book with a word from this list of cocktails in its tiltle / subtitle.
Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler
5.10 - Poker
Read a book with a title / subtitle containing either a number from two to ten or one of the following words - Ace, King, Queen, Jack.
Mrs. Queen Takes the Train by William Kuhn


** 10 Point Tasks **

10.1 - Go To Jail
Read a book in which a main character is or was in jail, a detention center, a death camp, or imprisoned in some way.
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
10.2 - Do Not Pass Go
Read a book that does NOT include the letters G or O in the title, subtitle, or author's name. 
Push by Sapphire
10.3 - Do Not Collect $200
Read a book with a page count that does NOT include the numbers 2 OR zero. 
Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome
10.4 - A Token Task
Read a book with a monopoly token on the cover.
10.5 - America's Most Wanted
Read a book that was first published between 1940 and 1960, inclusive.
1984 by George Orwell
10.6 - Spring Showers
Read a book with the genre GLBT on its main page.
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green
10.7 - Sugar Shack
Read a book set primarily (at least 50%) in one or more of the largest producers of the sweet stuff: Wisconsin
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
10.8 - Join the Crowd
Read a book that's popular with your GRs friends.
10.9 - Colorful Captions
Read a book that has at least 2 colors in the words of the title on the cover. 
10.10 - Take a Chance
Read the book at the number generated from the 20 books you want to read. 
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

** 15 Point Tasks **

15.1- Nowruz Day
Option A - Read a book set predominately in one of countries that share this holiday: India
Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata by Devdutt Pattanaik
Option C - Read a book with a title that begins with a word that starts with the letter S.
Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary by David Sedaris
15.2 - Spring Babies
Option A - Read a book read and rated 4 or 5 stars by a SRC member with a Spring Birthday.
Member : Delicious Dee

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Option B - Read a book read and rated 4 or 5 stars by a SRC member with a Sept. - Nov. Birthday.
Member : Paul

Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
15.3 - You Go Girl!
Option B - Read a book with a woman's first name in the title and written by a woman.
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
15.4 - Wheeling and Dealing
Read ONE book that satisfies 2 of the options above.
Option B : Read a book with one of these words in the title or subtitle : Gold
Option C : Read a book by an author named Elizabeth

A Curse Dark As Gold by Elizabeth C. Bunce
15.5 - Vincent From Gogh
Read a book by an author whose surname (last name) includes a prefix: Mc
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
15.6 - World Champs
Read a book set in one of the winner’s home locations : Australia
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
15.7 - Mr Monopoly's Mustache
Read a book with a mustache or any other form of facial hair on the cover. 
The Giver by Lois Lowry
15.8 - Take Your Vitamins
Read a book with a word of a single letter in the title or subtitle
If on a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino
15.9 - Spring into Action
Read a book that you added to your To Read shelf or acquired between September 1, 2013 and February 14, 2014
The Stranger by Albert Camus
15.10 - Goof Off!
Read a book of your choice that meets SRC requirements
Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

** 20 Point Tasks **

20.1 - Most Improved Player - Shelby's task: Chug-a Chug-a...Chug-a Chug-a...Choo-Choo
Read a book that takes place primarily (at least 50%) in one of the states the Union Pacific Route traveled through: Nebraska
My Antonia by Willa Cather
20.5 - Bigger is Better - Mary Beth's task: Big Books are Best!
Read one book of more than 500 pages.
ASURA: Tale Of The Vanquished by Anand Neelakantan
20.6 - Seasoned Reader - Tammy AZ's task: Well-Seasoned Books
Read one of the ten oldest books from a Goodreads friend's TBR list
Friend : Smitha (https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/2...)
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
20.10 - Group Reads
Read one of the books selected as the Group Reads choices for the season
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

** 25 Point Tasks **

25.1 - Andy P's task: The 50 States of Monopoly
Book 1 - Read a book by an author whose initials match the abbrevations of the state.
The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
State : Massachusetts (MA) - Mitch Albom
Book 2 - Read a book whose title / subtitle includes words from the nickname of state chosen above.
The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida
Nickname : Old Colony State - Massachusetts (MA)
25.2 - Elizabeth B's task: Nordic Noir
Book A - Read a book set primarily (at least 50%) in a Nordic country or written by a Nordic author.
Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell
Book B - Read a book that is connected to Book A in one of the following ways : By author’s name. 
The Dogs of Riga by Henning Mankell
25.4 - Bamaace83's task: Mardi Gras Fun!
Option 2 - Read a book with either a mask, ball gown, or suit on the cover.
Violet Eyes by Debbie Viguié
Option 3 - Read a book found on one of the following lists : Food Related Fiction
The Mistress of Spices by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
25.5 - Oma1229/JenneRenee's task: Spring Reading Haiku
Option 1 - Read a book of poetry or a book written in verse.
Ariel by Sylvia Plath
Option 2 - Read a book with one of the genres listed Horror

** 30 Point Tasks **

30.1 - Susan A's Task: Eat, Sleep, Swim, Repeat
Option 1 - BACKSTROKE : Read a book that shows at least one person from the back on the cover
The Immortals of Meluha by Amish Tripathi
Option 2 - BREASTSTROKE : Read a book with a bare male chest on the cover (full or partially exposed)
The Secret of the Nagas by Amish Tripathi
30.2 - Sassafrass's Task: Mouth full of words!
Option 2 - AMAUROSIS FUGAX : Read a book that clearly shows at least one eye (you must be able to see the white of the eye and the iris) on the cover.
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Option 5 - BORBORYGIMI : Read a book with food on the cover.
Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan
30.3 - DLMRose's Task: Crazy Quilt
Option 4 - Q IS FOR QUILT : Read a book with a Q in the book’s title, subtitle, or author’s name.
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
Option 5 - SEMINOLE PATCHWORK : Read a book from one of these lists - Native American Fiction
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
30.4 - Sheila/Kathy G's Task: A Springtime Stroll Through the World of Monopoly
Springtime
Option 2 - Read a book with rain or an umbrella on the cover.
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Monopoly
Option 1 - Read a book with a train or train tracks on the cover.
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
30.5 - Ty's task: Poetry Counts
Option 1 - HAIKUS : Read a book in which the entire title consists of either 5 or 7 syllables.
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Option 4 - VILLANELLE : Read a book with a title and/or subtitle consisting of the same word repeated at least twice.
Loves Music, Loves to Dance by Mary Higgins Clark
30.6 - Sandy/Kristi's task: Oh, the Places You'll Go
Option A - Read a book by an author whose first, middle, or last name is the same as a place name.
The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
Option B - Read a book set primarily in the place identified by the author's name of book A. 
Persuasion by Jane Austen
30.7 - Nick KY’s task: Back to Australia
Option 2 - SHRIMP ON THE BARBIE : Read a book between 100 and 200 pages in length
Netsuke by Rikki Ducornet
Option 4 - FLIPPED MAP : Read a book by author of the opposite gender from your first author (using Literature Map)
Why Do Men Have Nipples?: Hundreds of Questions You'd Only Ask a Doctor After Your Third Martini by Mark Leyner
30.8 - Delicious Dee's task: Read ‘Em Again
Read 2 books by 2 different authors, you can only have read ONE previous book by each author.
Book 1 : After Dark by Haruki Murakami
Book 2 : The Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri


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message 23: by Sandi (last edited Mar 19, 2014 11:28AM) (new)

Sandi Barnes | 475 comments Spring 2014


5.1 - So Many Games.
Task: Game in Title -- The Numbers Game
Notes: ebook length verified

5.2 - Go.
Task: Set in China -- I'll Cross the River

5.3 - Candyland.
Task: Title contains 'and' as word or part of word - Singing Sand
Singing Sand
Notes: GR Author

5.4- Boggle.
Task: Based on word 'Core' found on Boggle Board -- At the Earth's Core

5.5 - Scrabble.
Task: L.A. Abbott Letters L and A from Scrabble
Seven Wives and Seven Prisons

5.6 - Stratego.
Task: Thriller Genre -- Wild Child
Notes: Genre verified - GR Author

5.7 - Bridge.
Task: Bridge on cover
Since Tomorrow
Notes: Cover image verified - GR Author

5.8 - Go Fish!
Task: Pike is name of fish -- Pike Place

5.9 - Gin Rummy
Task: Based on word 'Men' from drink named Three Wise Men
Men in My Town

5.10 - Poker.
Task: Number three from deck of cards
Three Scoops Is a Blast!
Notes: GR Author

10.1 - Go to Jail
Task: Book is based on Booker T's prison time and decision he made to change his life.
Booker T: From Prison to Promise

10.2 - Do Not Pass Go
Task: There is no 'G' or 'O' in book title or author name
Pillars in the Fall by Ian Daniels

10.3 - Do Not Collect $200
Task: Has 186 pp so does not include a zero or a two
Mother's House Payment
Notes: GR Author

10.4 - A Token Task
Task: Horse and Rider Token
A Horse Called September

10.5 - America's Most Popular
Task: Originally published 1956 -- Badge of Evil

10.6 - Spring Showers
Task: Has GLBT noted as Genre on main page -- B. Quick
Notes: Genre verified

10.7 - Sugar Shack
Task: Set in Massachusetts -- Of Flowers and Shadows

10.8 - Join the Crowd
Task: Found 2/19 and I think I need more friends that are avid readers!
Daughter of Smoke & Bone
Notes: GR Author

10.10 - Take a Chance
Task: Created Goodreads shelf found here: https://www.goodreads.com/review/list... Sorted by Year Published in Descending order. Random Generator picked #6
Lies of the Prophet
Notes: GR Author - need ebook verification for length

15.1 Nowruz Day
Task for book #1: Option C: Title begins with an 'S'
Shrew Untamed
Notes: GR Author

Task for book #2: Option D: Center focus person has red dress
Ding Dong the Diva's Dead by Cat Melodia
Notes: Dress Color verified - GR Author

15.2 Spring Babies
Task for Book A: from Spring Birthday list - Deana (Rated 4 Stars)
Clockwise
Notes: GR Author

Task for Book B: from Fall Birthday list - Jackie NC (Rated 4 Stars)
Chili Con Corpses
Notes: GR Author

15.3 You Go Girl!
Task: Under Option 2 Title has name 'Angel' and Author has name 'Mary' both of which have been identified as feminine on the 'Behind the Name' website. -- Angel
Notes: GR Author

15.4 Wheeling and Dealing
Task: Under Option 2 - Title includes word 'Gold' Author first name is Elizabeth
Trojan Gold by Elizabeth Peters
Notes: Library Digital Loan

15.5 Vincent From Gogh
Task: Author Name includes prefix Mc Cephrael's Hand by Melissa McPhail
Notes: Book Qualifies for One Big Book Ticket -- GR Author

15.6 - World Champs
Task: Primarily set in Spain (one of the winners home locations), but also somewhat set in Italy (also on the list)
The Creation of Eve
Notes: GR Author

15.7 Mr Monopoly’s Mustache
Task: Person on cover has facial hair
The Brotherhood of Dwarves
Note: GR Author

15.8 Take Your Vitamins
Task: Title has a 'B' that stands alone
Mama B - A Time to Dance
Notes: GR Author

15.9 Spring Into Action
Task: Having only joined Goodreads in 10/13 all my TBR books (except those after 2/14) have been added within the time frame. Therefore, will use purchase date as qualifier. Purchase date 11/28/13
Pellucidar

15.10 Goof Off!
Task: Book chosen meets SRC general guidelines
Sisterwife - Note: GR Author

20.1 - Most Improved Player - Shelby's task: Chug-a Chug-a...Chug-a Chug-a...Choo-Choo
Task: Using Option 3 - Book is #3 of 6 in Series
Silhouette in Scarlet
Notes: Library Digital Loan

20.2 - Rookie at the Top - Pamela Su's task: Fun in a Box!
Task: Using Option #1 - 'What' in Title -- What It Is
Notes: GR Author

20.3 - Best Review - Chris MD's task: Monopoly Money, Spring, and the SRC
Task: $5-PINK Option - Flower on Cover
Going Home
Notes: GR Author


20.4 - Author! Author! - Janet F's Task: My Bye Bye Birdie Birthday

Task: Bird on Cover -- Birdsongs

20.5 - Bigger is Better - Mary Beth's task: Big Books are Best!
Task: At 956 pp this book meets the 500 pp requirement
Swan Song
Notes: Qualifies for 2 Big Book Tickets

20.6 - Seasoned Reader - Tammy AZ's task: Well-Seasoned Books
Task: one of the 9 books on Ann's 'To Be Read' list -- https://www.goodreads.com/review/list...
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Notes: Library Digital Loan

20.7 - Shorter is Sweeter - Kimber's task: Celebrate the Sibs!
Task: I have 2 siblings; one brother and one sister - book is 2nd in series
Mighty and Strong
Notes: GR Author

20.8 - It's My Birthday! - Rhonda's Task: On This Day in History!
Task: Option A - Author First Initial/Last Initial M.W. Michael Wallace
The Wicked

20.9 - Moderator's Pet - Bluemoon's task: Covers of Spring
Task: Option 3 - Boat on cover
Still Waters
Notes: GR Author

20.10 - Group Reads
Task: Brave New World chosen by group for the Classic Sci-Fi category
Brave New World
Notes: Post in Discussion Thread Required -- Library Loan

25.1 - Andy P's task: The 50 States of Monopoly

Task for Book #1: Delaware State Abbreviation - DE - Author is Dov Beril Edelstein
Worlds Torn Asunder: a Holocaust Survivor's Memoir of Hope
Notes: GR Author

Task for Book #2: Delaware nicknamed First State - The First
Notes: GR Author -- ebook verification for length

25.2 - Elizabeth B's task: Nordic Noir

Note: Page count must total at least 500 pps - 274 + 242

Task for Book #1: Willow Rose was born in Denmark -- One, Two ... He Is Coming For You -- 274 pp
Notes: GR Author

Task for Book #2: Connected to book #1 by the word 'One' in the Title
One Deadly Sister -- 242 pp
Notes: GR Author

25.3 - Jessica PDX’s task: The Long and the Short of It

Task for Book A: Option 1: Title has 11 letters
Bridgeworld
Note: GR Author

Task for Book B: Option 1: Title has 4 letters
Fate
Notes: GR Author

Task for Book #2: The word 'One' in title is also in title of book #1) -- One Deadly Sister
Notes: GR Author

25.4 - Bamaace83's task: Mardi Gras Fun!
Task for Book #1: Using Option One and the color purple
The Case of the Flashing Fashion Queen

Task for Book #2: Using Option Four - Book of choice -- Bride and Gloom: Sometimes Love Is Better Off Blind
Notes: GR Author

25.5 - Oma1229/JenneRenee's task: Spring Reading Haiku

Task for Book #1: Using Option 2 and the genre Mystery
Taken
Notes: GR Author

Task for Book #2: Using Option 3 and tense variation of 'awakens'
Awaken
Notes: GR Author

Task for Book #2:


25.6 - Stacie MI’s Task: All the Colors of the Rainbow*

Task for Book 1: Mystery Genre with Red on Cover
Raveled
Notes: GR Author

Task for Book 2: Romance Genre with Orange on Cover
Cool Shade
Notes: GR Author

30.1 - Susan A’s Task: Eat, Sleep, Swim, Repeat

Task for Book #1: Option 2 where cover has bare male chest
Baptism by Fire
Notes: GR Author -- ebook length approved

Task for Book #2: Option 5 where IM can be found in Title of Book as consecutive letters -- Glimpse
The Glimpse

30.2 - Sassafrass's task: Mouth full of words!

Task for Book #1: Option 2 -- Eye on Cover -- Brainstorm
Notes: GR Author -- ebook length approved

Task for Book #2: Option 3 -- Romance genre
Honeymoon for One

30.3 - DLMRose's task: Crazy Quilt

Book #1 Task: Option 1 --Using word 'Name' from the No Name Star pattern
Name and Number: Based on a True Prison Story
Notes: GR Author

Book #2 Task: Option 4 - title has word with 'Q' in it -- Quest
Sora's Quest
Notes: GR Author

30.4 - Sheila/Kathy G's task: A Springtime Stroll Through the World of Monopoly
Task for Book #1: Springtime Option 1 - Author First Initial and Last Initial are 'S' and 'P'
You Can Sleep in Your Car, But You Can't Drive Your House to Work: How I Overcame Depression, Foreclosure, Addiction and Homelessness by Expressing Gr by Sutton Parks

Task for Book #2: Monopoly Option 3 - Book of choice -- Dating in the Dark: Sometimes Love Just Pretends to Be Blind
Notes: GR Author

30.5 - Ty's task: Poetry Counts
Task for Book #1: Title five syllables long - The Saints Go Dying
Notes: GR Author

Task for Book #2: pure rhyme words in Title 'Dame' and 'Game'
No Game for a Dame
Notes: GR Author

30.6 - Sandy/Kristi's task: Oh, the Places You'll Go

Task for Book #1: Book is by Jack London -- The Scarlet Plague by Jack London

Task for Book #2: Book is set in London, England -- With this Kiss

30.7 - Nick KY’s task: Back to Australia

Task for Book #1 Option 2: between 100 - 200 pp. Has 110 pp
The Trunk Key
Notes: GR Author

Task for Book #2: Option 3: Environment genre on main page -- Southbound
Notes: Genre verified

30.8 - Delicious Dee's task: Read ‘Em Again

Task for Book #1: Winter 2013/2014. The New Author is the only book read thus far by Author Ruby Barnes. -- Peril
Notes: GR Author

Task for Book Two: Winter 2013/2014. Borrower of the Night is only book read thus far by Author Elizabeth Peters. -- Street of the Five Moons
Notes: Library Digital Loan


message 24: by Poongothai (last edited Mar 24, 2014 04:08AM) (new)

Poongothai (poongsa) | 88 comments 5 Point Tasks

5.1 - So Many Games
A Game of Thrones
5.2 - Go (China, Japan, and Korea)
5.3 - Candyland (3 letter sequence "and" in a word )
Oleander Girl
5.4- Boggle:
5.5 - Scrabble
book by Salman Rushdie / Stephenie Laurens / Suzzane Brockmann / C Rajagopalachari / C S Lewis / Cecilia Aherm / Robyn Carr / Agatha Christie / Alan Bradley / Arundathi Roy / Lavyrle Spencer / Loretta Chase / Eleanor Cotton / Elizabeth Lowell
5.6 - Stratego(spy, thriller, war or military)
5.7 - Bridge(word "bridge" or "bridges" )
Bridge to Terabithia / The Invisible Bridge
5.8 - Go Fish!
5.9 - Gin Rummy :
5.10 - Poker(a number from two to ten or Ace, King, Queen, Jack)

10 Point Tasks

10.1 - Go to Jail(main character is or was in jail, a detention center, a death camp, or imprisoned in some way)
10.2 - Do Not Pass Go(does NOT include the letters G or O in the title, subtitle, or author's name)
10.3 - Do Not Collect $200
10.4 - A Token Task(monopoly token-top hat, thimble,iron, shoe, battleship, cannonracecar, purse, rocking horse, lantern, scottie dog, wheelbarrow, horse and rider, sack of money, cat)
10.5 - America's Most Popular(published between 1940 and 1960)
10.6 - Spring Showers(genre GLBT)
10.7 - Sugar Shackset (set primarily in one or more of the largest producers of the sweet stuff: Canada, Vermont, New York, Maine, Wisconsin, Ohio, New Hampshire, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, or Connecticut)
10.8 - Join the Crowd(popular with your GRs friends)
10.9 - Colorful Captions
10.10 - Take a Chance(20 books you really want to read this season. Set the True Random Number Generator to generate a number between 1 and 20. Read the book at the number generated)

15 Point Tasks
15.1 Nowruz Day:
A : Read a book set predominately in Afghanistan, Albania, Azerbaijan, Georgia, India, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo, Pakistan, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
B : Read a book with any of the words "new", "day", "light", "year", or "spring"
C : Book starting with S
Still Life

D : Read a book with a person wearing an article of red clothing on the cover
15.2 Spring Babies:
A : Read a book read and rated 4 or 5 stars by a SRC member with a Spring birthday
Ritika - Meet Mr. Mulliner
B : Read a book read and rated 4 or 5 stars by a SRC member with a September-November birthday
Pigletto- 4.50 from Paddington

15.3 You Go Girl!:
Option 2 :

15.4 Wheeling and Dealing:
Option 1
B :
One For The Money
C :
book by Susan Elizabeth Phillips/Elizabeth Hoyt/Elizabeth Lowell
15.5 Vincent From Gogh:
book by Sarah MacLean/LaVyrle Spencer
15.6 - World Champs:
15.7 Mr Monopoly’s Mustache:
15.8 Take Your Vitamins:
15.9 Spring Into Action:
15.10 Goof Off!:

20 Point Tasks

20.10 - Group Reads

25 Point Tasks

30 Point Tasks
30.1 - Susan A’s Task: Eat, Sleep, Swim, Repeat
1- BACKSTROKE
The Immortals of Meluha
2- BREASTSTROKE
3- BUTTERFLY
4- FREESTYLE
5- Individual Medley (IM):
6- USA Swimming
30.2 - Sassafrass's task: Mouth full of words!
Option 1--Pheochromocytoma:
Concealed in Death
Option 2--Amaurosis fugax:
The Luminaries
Option 3--Palpitations:
Option 4--Tinnitus
Please Don't Stop the Music
Option 5--Borborygimi
Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams
Option 6--Amblyopia:
30.3 - DLMRose's task: Crazy Quilt
4
book by Julia Quinn
30.4 - Sheila/Kathy G's task: A Springtime Stroll Through the World of Monopoly
Springtime
1
2
3
Monopoly
1
2
3
30.6
A :
Wedding Survivor
B :
Study In Scarlet
30.7 - Nick KY’s task: Back to Australia
30.8 - Delicious Dee's task: Read ‘Em Again


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Lacy (lacy_stewart) | 161 comments Tentative List:


message 26: by Juana "Darkness" (last edited Feb 21, 2014 11:21PM) (new)

Juana "Darkness" Duran | 70 comments Here is my plan.

SPRING CHALLENGE 2014
March 1- May 31, 2014

5 Point Tasks

5.1 So Many Games
His Wicked Games (His Wicked Games, #1) by Ember Casey

5.2 Go
The Interior (Red Princess, #2) by Lisa See

5.3 Candyland
The Vampire and the Virgin (Love at Stake, #8) by Kerrelyn Sparks

5.4 Boggle
Word: Say
Say Yes to the Duke (House of Brady, #3) by Kieran Kramer

5.5 Scrabble
Seducing the Succubus (Sisters of Darkness, #1) by Cassie Ryan

5.6 Stratego
To Wed a Scandalous Spy (Royal Four, #1) by Celeste Bradley

5.7 Bridge
True Nature by Neely Powell

5.8 Go Fish!
Fish Name: Wolf Eel
A Howl for a Highlander (Heart of the Wolf, #10) by Terry Spear

5.9 Gin Rummy
Cocktail: Blue Hawaiian
Blue-Eyed Devil (Travises, #2) by Lisa Kleypas

5.10 Poker
Kiss of a Demon King (Immortals After Dark, #7) by Kresley Cole

10 Point Tasks

10.1 Go to Jail
Dreams of a Dark Warrior (Immortals After Dark, #11) by Kresley Cole

10.2 Do Not Pass Go
Heartless by Diana Palmer

10.3 Do Not Collect $200
Undertow (Cutter Cay #1) by Cherry Adair pages 337

10.4 A Token Task
Wild Hearts (Lone Star Sisters, #0.5) by Susan Mallery

10.5 America's most Popular
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1) by C.S. Lewis (published in 1950)

10.6 Spring Showers
Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult

10.7 Sugar Shack


10.8 Joining the Crowed
Drawn Together (Brown Siblings, #6) by Lauren Dane (found 2/21/14)

10.9 Colorful Captions
Midnight Rising (Midnight Breed, #4) by Lara Adrian

10.10 Take a Chance
Atlantis Redeemed (Warriors of Poseidon, #5) by Alyssa Day

15 Point Tasks

15.1 Nowruz Day
Title starts with "s":

Red article of Clothing:

15.2 Spring Babies
Christina (AKA Babbling):
Deeper Than Midnight (Midnight Breed, #9) by Lara Adrian

Sara ♥’s:
The Defiant Governess by Andrea Pickens

15.3 You Go Girl
Willow by Linda Lael Miller (option 2)

15.4 Wheeling and Dealing
Book C: Lord of Darkness (Maiden Lane, #5) by Elizabeth Hoyt
Book B: Rich Man's Vengeful Seduction by Laura Wright

15.5 Vincent From Gogh
A Most Scandalous Proposal by Ashlyn Macnamara

15.6 World Champs


15.7 Mr. Monopoly' s Mustache


15.8 Take Your Vitamins
A Touch of Midnight (Midnight Breed, #0.5) by Lara Adrian

15.9 Spring into Action
Love Your Entity (Entity, #3) by Cat Devon

15.10 Goof Off!
City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4) by Cassandra Clare

30 Point Tasks

30.1 Eat, Sleep, Swim, Repeat



30.2 Mouthful of Words



30.3 Crazy Quilt



30.4 A Springtime Stroll Through World of Monopoly



30.5 Poetry Counts
Limericks:
The Perils of Pursuing a Prince (Desperate Debutantes, #2) by Julia London
The Villanelle:
Silent Night, Haunted Night (Nicki Styx, #4) by Terri Garey

30.6 Oh, The Places You'll Go
Authors Name: Highland Scandal by Julia London

London: Three Nights with a Scoundrel (Stud Club, #3) by Tessa Dare

30.7 Back to Australia



30.8 Read 'Em Again
Book 1: The Summoning (Darkest Powers, #1) by Kelley Armstrong

Book 2: The Vampire Who Loved Me (Cabot, #2) by Teresa Medeiros



message 27: by Fiona (Titch) (last edited Mar 07, 2014 05:59AM) (new)

Fiona (Titch) Hunt (titch)

5.1:Bad Games: A Novel - Jeff Menapace GAME
5.2:Spring Grass: Born Into New China: A Memoir: Vol. 1 - Qiyin Emurian CHINA
5.3:Snow Flower and the Secret Fan - Lisa See AND
5.4:Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets - David Simon YEAR
5.5:
5.6:The Patriot Paradox - William Esmont SPY/THRILLER
5.7:Above the Bridge - Deborah Garner
5.8:Love, Crime, & Fishing - Donna L Shelton
5.9:Long Ago Memories - Judith Ann McDowell - LONG ISLAND TEA
5.10:Multiples of Six - Andy Rane

10.1:Guarded: Surviving as a Female Prison Officer: A Memoir - Susan S. Jepsen
10.2:The Trafficked - Lee Weeks
10.3:Death Trip - Lee Weeks (467 pages)
10.4:Paw Tracks in the Moonlight by Denis O'Connor
10.5:
10.6:Jack: Grime and Punishment - Z.A. Maxfield (Glbt 7 users)
10.7:High Heels in New York - A.V. Scott NEW YORK
10.8:
10.9:A Dog Named Slugger by Leigh Brill
10.10:

15.1:The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson - Jonas Jonasson OPTION B and Silent Witness (Witness Series, #2) by Rebecca Forster - Rebecca Forster OPTION C
15.2:The Husband's Secret - Liane Moriarty BUTTERFLYCAGER and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson BECCA
15.3:Emily Goes to Exeter - Marion Chesney OPTION 2
15.4:Inn Sight - Elizabeth Berry ELIZABETH and EA$Y Money: A Tony Alisone Thriller - R. Yocom MONEY
15.5:Bloodlines - Drew D'Amato approved @ 3244
15.6:California Blood - Pete Palamountain approved @ 3247
15.7:
15.8:Before I Go To Sleep - S.J. Watson
15.9:
15.10:

20.1:
20.2:
20.3:
20.4:
20.5:
20.6:
20.7:
20.8:
20.9:All's Fair In Love & Lion by Bethany Averie - Bethany Averie
20.10:The Thirteenth Tale - Diane Setterfield

25.1:The Help - Kathryn Stockett BOOK 1 = Kansas and Salt Bride: A Georgian Historical Romance - Lucinda Brant BOOK 2 = Kansas - Sunflower State, Salt of the Earth
25.2:The Girl Who Played with Fire - Stieg Larsson BOOK A and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest - Stieg Larsson BOOK B
25.3:
25.4:
25.5:
25.6:
25.7:
25.8:
25.9:
25.10:

30.1:The Iron Butterfly - Chanda Hahn (BUTTERFLY) and Impeding Justice - M.A. Comley (IM)
30.2:Dating A Cougar - Donna McDonald OPTION 3 and The Girl Who Put Out The Fire by D.K. Janotta OPTION 2
30.3:Mark of the Dragon Queen - Katie W. Stewart OPTION 4 (Letter Q) and Best Friends - Consuelo Saah Baehr OPTION 1 (The Best Friend)
30.4:The Wages Of Sin - Tim Ellis = OPTION 2 and Last Train to Murder A Joshua Adams Mystery by MR Rick L Phillips = OPTION 1
30.5:The Girl Who Disappeared Twice - Andrea Kane = 7 syllables OPTION 1 and
30.6:The Sister by Max China - Max China and Journey Across the Four Seas A Chinese Woman's Search for Home by Veronica Li - Veronica Li
30.7:Blood Born - Kathryn Fox OPTION 1 and The Chemistry of Death - Simon Beckett OPTION 4
30.8:Chasing Adonis - Gina Ardito approved @ 3243 (Winter Challenge 2012-2013) and Fall For You - Cecilia Gray (Spring Challenge 2013)



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message 29: by Rochella (last edited Apr 18, 2014 03:44AM) (new)

Rochella (rosesbookgarden) | 89 comments 5.1 So Many Games
Foolish Games by Leah Spiegel
5.2 Go
Ink by Amanda Sun
5.3 Candyland
Ten Thousand Saints by Eleanor Henderson
5.4 Boggle
Rumor Has It by Elisabeth Grace
5.5 Scrabble
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn
5.6 Stratego
We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
5.7 Bridge
The Boy on the Bridge by Natalie Standiford
5.8 Go Fish!
Parrotfish by Ellen Wittlinger
5.9 Gin Rummy
Black Seconds by Karin Fossum
5.10 Poker
Tale of Two Summers by Brian Sloan

10.1 Go To Jail
Alex by Monica Robinson
10.2 Do Not Pass Go
Runaway by Wendelin Van Draanen
10.3 Do Not Collect $200
On the Right Track by Sam Kadence
10.4 A Token Task
Starting Over by Tony Parsons
10.5 America's Most Popular
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
10.6 Spring Showers

10.7 Sugar Shack
The Unquiet by Jeannine Garsee
10.8 Join the Crowd
Collide by Riley Hart (2/25/14)
10.9 Colorful Captions
Skins by Ali Cronin
10.10 Take a Chance
Being Hartley by Allison Rushby


15.1 Nowruz Day
Option B Just One Day by Gayle Forman
Option C Split by Swati Avasthi
15.2 Spring Babies
A.Diane Whitney - The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
B.Ms Anderson - Bunheads by Sophie Flack
15.3 You Go Girl
1&2. Welcome, Caller, This Is Chloe by Shelley Coriell
15.4 Wheeling and Dealing
Option 2 A+B Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal by Nick Bilton
15.5 Vincent From Gogh
How to Kill a Rock Star by Tiffanie DeBartolo
15.6 World Champs
Glitterland by Alexis Hall
15.7 Mr Monopoly's Mustache
Battle of Hearts by Valentina Heart

15.8 Take Your Vitamins
In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
15.9 Spring Into Action
The Reece Malcolm List by Amy Spalding
15.10 Goof Off!
Marionette by T.B. Markinson


20.1 - Most Improved Player - Shelby's task: Chug-a Chug-a...Chug-a Chug-a...Choo-Choo
Option 1 Wrong Direction by Lance V. Ramsey 170 pages
20.2 - Rookie at the Top - Pamela Su's task: Fun in a Box!
Option 1 What They Always Tell Us by Martin Wilson
20.3 - Best Review - Chris MD's task: Monopoly Money, Spring, and the SRC
$10 From the Ashes by Daisy Harris
20.5 - Bigger is Better - Mary Beth's task: Big Books are Best!
Nevermore by Kelly Creagh
20.6 - Seasoned Reader - Tammy AZ's task: Well-Seasoned Books
Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles (https://www.goodreads.com/review/list...)
20.7 - Shorter is Sweeter - Kimber's task: Celebrate the Sibs!
1 sibling: Moving Forward by Erika Ashby
20.8 - It's My Birthday! - Rhonda's Task: On This Day in History!
Thin by Grace Bowman
20.9 - Moderator's Pet - Bluemoon's task: Covers of Spring
Brokenhearted by Cate Ashwood

25.1 Andy P's task: The 50 States of Monopoly
North Carolina
Book 1: Suddenly Royal by Nichole Chase
Book 2: True North by Bethany Brown
25.2 - Elizabeth B's task: Nordic Noir
Book 1: It's Fine By Me by Per Petterson
Book 2: -
25.4 - Bamaace83's task: Mardi Gras Fun!
Option 1: Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
Option 2: The Nobleman and the Spy by Bonnie Dee
25.5 - Oma1229/JenneRenee's task: Spring Reading Haiku
Option 1: And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard
Option 3: Fighting Addiction by B.A. Tortuga
25.6 - Stacie MI’s Task: All the Colors of the Rainbow
Blue Reckless Magic by Rachel Higginson
Orange Pressure Head by J.L. Merrow

30.1 Susan A’s Task: Eat, Sleep, Swim, Repeat
Option 1: Kindness for Weakness by Shawn Goodman
Option 6: Knights of the Hill Country by Tim Tharp
30.2 - Sassafrass's task: Mouth full of words!
Option 2: Sight by Adrienne Maria Vrettos
Option 4: Picture Perfect by Ella Fox
30.3 - DLMRose's task: Crazy Quilt
Option 1: The Next Competitor by K.P. Kincaid
Option 4: Back Where He Started by Jay Quinn
30.4 - Sheila/Kathy G's task: A Springtime Stroll Through the World of Monopoly
Spring Option 2: Dear Rockstar by Emme Rollins
Monopoly Option 3: When You Were Here by Daisy Whitney

30.5 - Ty's task: Poetry Counts
Option 1: His Illegal Self by Peter Carey
Option 3: Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan
30.6 - Sandy/Kristi's task: Oh, the Places You'll Go
The Angel of 13th Street by Eden Winters
The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter (set in Eden, Michigan)
30.7 - Nick KY’s task: Back to Australia
Option 1: Shooting Stars by Allison Rushby
Option 2: Get Well Soon by Julie Halpern
30.8 - Delicious Dee's task: Read ‘Em Again
Book 1: The Impossibility of Tomorrow by Avery Williams (first book read during Winter 2013/2014)
Book 2: A Reason To Believe by Diana Copland


message 30: by Barbara (last edited Mar 02, 2014 07:34PM) (new)

Barbara (worthwhilereading) Looking forward to the Spring Reading Challenge even though I have no chance at even coming close to completing it! LOL
I just like the challenge of piecing together the tasks with books I want to read.
I am saving this spot to put in my reading plans.

30.4 - Sheila/Kathy G's task: A Springtime Stroll Through the World of Monopoly
Springtime:
Option 3) Read a book with flowers (realistic or stylized) on the cover. One flower will do. (Post the cover)
The House Girl by Tara Conklin --FINISHED March 1, 2014
Monopoly
Option 2) 2) Do not pass GO and go the long way--- Read a book that is 500 pages or longer. Required: State how many pages your book is.
The Shining (The Shining, #1) by Stephen King
512 pgs


message 31: by Alison (last edited Apr 30, 2014 01:23PM) (new)

Alison | 186 comments Another challenge :D


20.8 - It's My Birthday! - Rhonda's Task: On This Day in History!: Matched

30.8 - Delicious Dee's task: Read ‘Em Again: Solar and The Six Sacred Stones

50.1: Anne of Green Gables AND Anne of Avonlea AND Messenger

74/74 books picked
74/74 books read
55/55 tasks completed
55/55 tasks posted (1569, 1596, 1597)
52/55 tasks confirmed (457, 458, 543, 627, 647, 649, 660, 661, 687, 712, 714, 799, 836, 960, 961, 964, 1012, 1013, 1032, 1034, 1039, 1153, 1154, 1165, 1166, 1175, 1176, 1177, 1269, 1270, 1288)
68/74 books confirmed



message 32: by Deana (last edited May 31, 2014 08:02PM) (new)

Deana (ablotial) | 284 comments Deana's Spring Reading Plans:

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10.5 Junky
10.6 Hidden

15.3 Katherine by Anya Seton
15.4
15.5 The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
15.6 The Rosie Project
15.7
15.8
15.9 The Shining Girls
15.10 The One I Left Behind

20.1 Stolen: A Letter to My Captor
20.2
20.3 Les Miserables (hat)
20.4 The End of the Affair
20.5 Life After Life
20.6 The Irresistible Henry House
20.7
20.8 True Grit
20.9 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
20.10

30.7a Option 2: Jonathan Livingston Seagull (128pp)
30.7b Option 4: The Tombs of Atuan Ursula K. Le Guin

50.1 Abandon , Saints , Faithful Place


Totals:
Tasks Completed: 15
Books Read: 18
Goodreads Authors: 6
Big Book Tickets: 6
Total Points: 305

SPRING 2014: 305 points
WINTER 2013/2014: 245 points
FALL 2013: 390 points
SUMMER 2013: 180 points
SPRING 2013: 230 points
WINTER 2012/2013: 230 points
FALL 2012: --
SUMMER 2012: 205 points
SPRING 2012: 220 points
WINTER 2011/2012: 215 points


message 33: by Emily (last edited Mar 17, 2014 09:26AM) (new)

Emily (emikay) | 17 comments Still a lot of holes to fill, but I figured this would be a great place to plan and track my reads.


5.1 - So Many Games.
Ender's Game

5.2 - Go.
After Dark

5.3 - Candyland.
A Thousand Splendid Suns


5.4- Boggle.
The Year of Magical Thinking

5.5 - Scrabble.
Fahrenheit 451

5.6 - Stratego.
All Quiet on the Western Front

5.7 - Bridge.
Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham


5.8 - Go Fish!
Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper


5.9 - Gin Rummy
(Moscow Mule)
Moscow, December 25th, 1991

5.10 - Poker.
Queen of Babble


10.1 - Go to Jail
Orange Is the New Black

10.2 - Do Not Pass Go
The Death Cure


10.3 - Do Not Collect $200
The Knife of Never Letting Go


10.4 - A Token Task
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
(shoe)

10.5 - America's Most Popular
Night

10.6 - Spring Showers
More Than This

10.7 - Sugar Shack
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

10.8 - Join the Crowd
Champion (found on 'Popular Books' on March 8th, 2012)

10.9 - Colorful Captions
This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper

10.10 - Take a Chance
The Alchemyst

15.1 Nowruz Day
B) Labor Day
C) Sloppy Firsts


15.2 Spring Babies
1) from Miranda: Counting by 7s
2) from Kara: Gone Girl

15.3 You Go Girl!
1) Suite Scarlett
2)Prodigy by Marie Lu

15.4 Wheeling and Dealing
C) The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

15.5 Vincent From Gogh
Epitaph of a Small Winner

15.6 - World Champs

15.7 Mr Monopoly’s Mustache

15.8 Take Your Vitamins
Before I Go To Sleep

15.9 Spring Into Action
A Romanov Fantasy: Life at the Court of Anna Anderson (I didn't add anything to my TBR list in the given time, but I bought this book last fall and have yet to read it.)

20.1 Shelby's Task Chug-a-chug-a-choo-choo
3) Second Helpings (Book 2 of 5)

20.5 Bigger is Better - Mary Beth's Task
The Ask and the Answer (536 pages)


20.6 Well-Seasoned Books
Audrey, Wait!
(from GR's friend https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/1...)

20.7 Celebrate the Sibs!
Monsters of Men (I have three sisters; this is Chaos Walking #3)


20.8 Rhonda's Task: On This Day in History
B) One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

20.9 Covers of Spring
3) Life of Pi by Yann Martel

20.10 - Group Reads
Dune
The Thirteenth Tale
Brave New World

25.1 - Andy P's task: The 50 States of Monopoly
1) The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Kansas)
2) Sweet Salt Air: A Novel (Salt of the Earth)

25.2 - Elizabeth B's task: Nordic Noir
AThe Keeper of Lost Causes
B)The Absent One
(Both set in Denmark, and same author)

25.4 - Bamaace83's task: Mardi Gras Fun!
3)On the Road (from Drunken Masters list)
4)

30.1 - Susan A’s Task: Eat, Sleep, Swim, Repeat
1)The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1) by Robert Galbraith
4) Legend


Progress:
Tasks Completed:10
Books Read: 12
Goodreads Author: 7
Total Points: 125


message 34: by Suzanne (last edited May 30, 2014 12:23PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 178 comments The Seasonal Reading Challenge
Spring Challenge 2014: Reading Plans
Duration:
3/1/2014 - 5/31/2014

Books must have at least 100 pages to be used for points in the SRC. This limit may be referenced as 100+. Only plays or books of poetry may be combined to reach the 100 page minimum. Other genres of books must meet the 100+ page requirement on their own. One book between 80 -99 pages may be used for ONE 5 point task.

Spring Tasks

Completed Tasks Posting Thread

Totals for challenge:
Points this task: 15
Total points: 395 / 940
Tasks completed: 27
Books read: 31
Goodreads authors: 17
Big books: 500+ (2); 750+ (0); 1000+ (0)

Progress: 395 out of 940

5 Point Tasks

5.1- So Many Games - A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
5.2- Go - Read a book set in China, Japan, or Korea
5.3- Candyland
Troubles and Treats by Tara Sivec - **** - 3/12/2014 - 230 Pages
5.4- Boggle
5.5- Scrabble
Deadly Heat by Cynthia Eden - ** - 4/4/2014
5.6- Stratego
Witness in Death by J.D. Robb - ***** - 4/16/2014
5.7- Bridge
5.8- Go Fish!
5.9- Gin Rummy
Death Masks by Jim Butcher - ***** - 4/27/2014
5.10- Poker

Troubles and Treats (Chocolate Lovers, #3) by Tara Sivec Deadly Heat (Deadly, #2) by Cynthia Eden Witness in Death (In Death, #10) by J.D. Robb Death Masks (The Dresden Files, #5) by Jim Butcher

10 Point Tasks

10.1- Go To Jail
10.2- Do Not Pass Go
Burn by Maya Banks - **** - 4/8/2014
10.3- Do Not Collect $200
No Good Duke Goes Unpunished by Sarah MacLean - ***** - 3/4/2014 - 384 Pages
10.4- A Token Task
Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins - **** - 4/17/2014
10.5- America's Most Wanted
Cotillion by Georgette Heyer - **** - 4/15/2014
10.6- Spring Showers
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg - ***** - 3/17/2014 - 416 Pages
10.7- Sugar Shack
Boomerang Bride by Fiona Lowe - ***** - 4/2/2014
10.8- Join the Crowd - Date found on list 3/14/2014
Dark Witch by Nora Roberts - *** - 3/9/2014
10.9- Colorful Captions
10.10- Take a Chance - I got 10
One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak - ***** - 4/13/2014 - 276 Pages

No Good Duke Goes Unpunished (The Rules of Scoundrels, #3) by Sarah MacLean Dark Witch (The Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy, #1) by Nora Roberts Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg Boomerang Bride by Fiona Lowe Burn (Breathless, #3) by Maya Banks One More Thing Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak Cotillion  by Georgette Heyer Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1) by Rachel Hawkins

15 Point Tasks

15.1- Nowruz Day

Option B: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez - * - 3/5/2014
Option C: Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead - ***** - 5/7/2014
15.2- Spring Babies
Book A- Amanda B -
Allegiant by Veronica Roth - ***** - 3/18/2014 - 526 Pages
Book B- Amanda Pearl -
Legend by Marie Lu - **** - 3/13/2014 - 305 Pages
15.3- You Go Girl!
Book A:
Book B: Hooked on Murder by Betty Hechtman - ***** - 3/23/2014 - 280 Pages
15.4- Wheeling and Dealing:
Option C: Lover at Last by J.R. Ward - **** - 3/25/2014
Option C:
15.5- Vincent From Gogh
15.6 - World Champs
Shelter Mountain by Robyn Carr - **** - 3/29/2014 - Set in California
15.7- Mr Monopoly's Mustache
Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead - ***** - 5/27/2014 - Facial Hair on Cover
15.8- Take Your Vitamins
15.9- Spring into Action
Dog Handling by Clare Naylor - **** - 4/9/2014
15.10 Goof Off!
Flat-Out Sexy by Erin McCarthy - **** - 3/24/2014

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez Allegiant (Divergent, #3) by Veronica Roth Legend (Legend, #1) by Marie Lu Hooked on Murder (Crochet Mystery, #1) by Betty Hechtman Lover at Last (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #11) by J.R. Ward Shelter Mountain (Virgin River, #2) by Robyn Carr Flat-Out Sexy (Fast Track, #1) by Erin McCarthy Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake by Anna Quindlen Dog Handling by Clare Naylor Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3) by Richelle Mead Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy, #5) by Richelle Mead

20 Point Tasks

20.1 - Most Improved Player - Shelby's task: Chug-a Chug-a...Chug-a Chug-a...Choo-Choo
On the Edge by Ilona Andrews - ***** - 4/1/2014 - Page 309
20.2
20.3 - Best Review - Chris MD's task: Monopoly Money, Spring, and the SRC
Option $5 Pink:
Married By Morning by Lisa Kleypas - ***** - 5/14/2014
20.4 - Author! Author! - Janet F's Task: My Bye Bye Birdie Birthday
Option 3: The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett - **** - 5/1/2014 - Satire Book
20.5 - Bigger is Better - Mary Beth's task: Big Books are Best!
Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare - ***** - 5/22/2014
20.6
20.7 - Shorter is Sweeter - Kimber's task: Celebrate the Sibs!:
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake by Anna Quindlen - *** - 4/3/2014
20.8 - It's My Birthday! - Rhonda's Task: On This Day in History!
Option A: Blood Promise by Richelle Mead - **** - 5/21/2014
20.9 - Moderator's Pet - Bluemoon's task: Covers of Spring
Option 2: Thinking of You by Jill Mansell - ***** - 5/8/2014 - Cloud on Cover
20.10- Group Reads

On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews The Light Fantastic (Discworld, #2) by Terry Pratchett Thinking of You by Jill Mansell Married By Morning (The Hathaways, #4) by Lisa Kleypas Blood Promise (Vampire Academy, #4) by Richelle Mead Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices, #2) by Cassandra Clare

25 Point Tasks

25.1 - Andy P's task: The 50 States of Monopoly
Option 1-
Option 2-
25.2
25.3 - Jessica PDX’s task: The Long and the Short of It
Book A: The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg - ***** - 4/6/2014 (36 Letters)
Book B: Title Must Have 18 Letters
25.4 - Bamaace83's task: Mardi Gras Fun!
Option 1: Night Broken by Patricia Briggs - ***** - 3/28/2014
Option 2: Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor - ***** - 4/21/2013 - 418 Pages
25.5 - Oma1229/JenneRenee's task: Spring Reading Haiku
Option 2: The Undead Pool by Kim Harrison - ***** - 4/10/2014 - Fantasy
Option 3: Blood Wyne by Yasmine Galenorn - **** - 4/20/2014 - Blood in title & Haiku
25.6 - Stacie MI’s Task: All the Colors of the Rainbow*
Option Orange: A Touch of Dead by Charlaine Harris - *** - 4/24/2014 - Romance on main page
Option Blue: The Dead Girls' Dance by Rachel Caine - *** - 5/26/2014 - Fantasy on main page

Night Broken (Mercy Thompson, #8) by Patricia Briggs The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg The Undead Pool (The Hollows, #12) by Kim Harrison Blood Wyne (Otherworld / Sisters of the Moon, #9) by Yasmine Galenorn Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1) by Laini Taylor A Touch of Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #4.1, #4.3, #5.1, #7.1, #8.1) by Charlaine Harris The Dead Girls' Dance (The Morganville Vampires, #2) by Rachel Caine

30 Point Tasks

30.1 - Susan A’s Task: Eat, Sleep, Swim, Repeat
Book 1: Freestyle: Pompeii by Robert Harris - * - 5/28/2014
Book 2:

Pompeii by Robert Harris


message 35: by Diana S (last edited May 14, 2014 11:09AM) (new)

Diana S | 40 comments Diana S Reading Plan
Spring 2014

Total Points Earned: 185
Total Pages Read: 3830
Total Books Read: 13
Total Tasks Completed: 12
GR Authors: 6


5.1
5.2
5.3 Candyland
A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea by Dina Nayeri
5.4 Boggle
Word: Mice Three Blind Mice and Other Stories by Agatha Christie
5.5 Scrabble

5.6 Stratego
Thriller The Dinner by Herman Koch
5.7
5.8 Go Fish!
fish on cover The Book of Fred by Abby Bardi
5.9 Gin Rummy
Carrot Cake Carrot Cake Murder by Joanna Fluke
5.10 Poker
Queen The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen

10.1 Go To Jail
Holes by Louis Sachar
10.2 Do Not Pass Go
New Mercies by Sandra Dallas
**10.3 Do Not Collect $200
Page Count: 496 Lucky You by Carl Hiaasen (3/22/14) (Post #640)
**10.4 A Token Task
cat The Cat Who Ate Danish Modern by Lilian Jackson Braun (3/7/14) 224 pp. (Post #342)
10.5 America's Most Popular
first publish - 1952 East of Eden by John Steinbeck
10.6 Spring Showers
Shine by Lauren Myracle
10.7
10.8 Join the Crowd
Date: 3/15/14 The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
**10.9 Colorful Captions
Zapped: Why Your Cell Phone Shouldn't Be Your Alarm Clock and 1,268 Ways to Outsmart the Hazards of Electronic Pollution by Anne Louise Gittleman (5/10/14) 272 pp. (Post #1851)
**10.10 Take a Chance
#11 Warm Bodies by *(GA) Issac Marion (3/5/14) 239 pp. (Post #344)

15.1 Nowruz Day
Book 1 - Opt #B/Word:"Light" A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny
Book 2 - Opt #C Secret of the White Rose by Stefanie Pintoff
*15.2 Spring Babies
*Book A - (Spring Birthday List)
Angela Sunshine rated it 4 ★★★★
Eleanor & Park by *(GA) Rainbow Rowell (4/5/14) 325 pp.
Book B - (Fall Birthday List)
Sugar Snap rated it 5 ★★★★★
15.3 You Go Girl!
Opt. #2 The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. by *(GA) Nichole Bernier
**15.4 Wheeling and Dealing
Opt.2 - (B - silver & C - George)
Princess of the Silver Woods by *(GA) Jessica Day George (3/26/14) 336 pp. (Post #640)
15.5 Vincent From Gogh
Van The House at the End of Hope Street by *(GA) Menna Van Praag
**15.6 World Champs
Ireland Haunted Ground by *(GA) Erin Hart (4/2/14) 328 pp. (Post #1852)
15.7 Mr. Monopoly's Mustache
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith
**15.8 Take Your Vitamins
*(GA)- Alan Bradley's I Am Half-Sick of Shadows (3/12/14) 293 pp. (Post #342)
15.9 Spring Into Action
added to TBR list: 2/7/14 The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
**15.10 Goof Off!
Devil's Food Cake Murder by Joanna Fluke (3/8/14) 322 pp. (Post #342)

**20.1 Chug-a Chug-a...Chug-a Chug-a...Choo-Choo
Opt. 3 - No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency #5
The Full Cupboard of Life by *(GA) Alexander McCall Smith (3/19/14) 212 pp. (Post #448)

**20.2 Fun in a Box
Opt #1 - "Who" The Cat Who Brought Down the House by Lilian Jackson Braun (3/23/14) 228 pp. (Post #640)
20.3 Monopoly Money, Spring, and the SRC
Opt #2 ($10 - Yellow) The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
*20.4 My Bye Bye Birdie Birthday
Opt.1 - (originally published: in 1960)
The Country Girls by Edna O'Brien (4/30/14) 240 pp.
*20.5 Big Books are Best!
524 pp.
The Help by *(GA) Kathryn Stockett (3/29/14)
20.6 Well Seasoned Books
SRC Moderator TBR List (Cynthia) https://www.goodreads.com/review/list...
(4/10/08) Sister Noon by Karen Joy Fowler
*20.7 Celebrate the Sibs!
(2 Brothers)
Series: (The Country Girls Trilogy #2)
The Lonely Girl by Edna O'Brien (4/26/14) 208 pp.
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**20.9 Cover of Spring
Opt#1 - March (Lion)
Morality for Beautiful Girls by *(GA) Alexander McCall Smith (3/15/14) 246 pp. (post #353)
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**25.4 Mardi Gras Fun!
*Book1 - Opt. 1, (Green) Apple Turnover Murder by Joanna Fluke (3/21/14) 292 pp.
*Book 2 - Opt 3, (List - Food-relation Fiction/ Pg 3 - #246) Dead Heat by Dick Francis (5/8/14) 342 pp. (Post #1852)
25.5 Spring Reading Haiku
*Book 1 - Opt #2 / genre: Fantasy
Scarlet by *(GA) Marissa Meyer (5/7/14) 454 pp.
Book 2 - Opt #3 / word: weather Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussann
25.6 All the Colors of the Rainbow
*Book 1 (Red) Mystery Paper Towns by *(GR) John Green (4/23/14) 305 pp.
Book 2 (Purple) Historical Fiction The Persian Pickle Club by Sandra Dallas
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*30.1 Eat, Sleep, Swim, Repeat
*Book 1 - Opt #1 (Backstroke)
The Wildwater Walking Club by *(GA) Claire Cook (5/3/14) 256 pp.
*Book 2 - Opt #4 (Freestyle)
Blackberry Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke (5/5/14) 357 pp.
30.2 Mouth Full of Words
Book 1 - Opt #2 (Amaurosisfagax)
Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat
Book 2 - Opt #6 (Amblyopia)

*30.3 Crazy Quilt
*Book 1 - Opt #4 (Q is for Quilt)
How to Make an American Quilt by Whitney Otto (5/13/14) 254 pp.
*Book 2 - Opt #5 (Seminole Patchwork)
List: Native American Fiction (#18)
The Antelope Wife by Louise Erdrich (4/3/14) 256 pp.
30.4 A Springtime Stroll Through the World of Monopoly
Book 1 - Opt #1/Springtime Conquistadora by *(GA) Esmeralda Santiago
Book 2 - Opt #1/Monopoly The Train of Small Mercies by David Rowell
30.5 Poetry Counts
Book 1 - Opt #3 The Giant's House by Elizabeth McCracken
Book 2 - Opt #4 He Goes, She Goes: A Novel by Joanna Torrey
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