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message 1: by Kate S (last edited Nov 22, 2015 10:42AM) (new)

Kate S | 5912 comments Please post the task you plan to claim for 10.1 in this thread prior to posting points.


message 2: by Kate S (last edited Feb 15, 2016 06:36PM) (new)

Kate S | 5912 comments Updated Through Post 40

Amanda: Read a book from the 1001 list.

Bea: Read a Pulitzer Winner.

Beth: Read a book with a main page genre of Science.

Claire: Read a book from "babies" TBR.

Connie: Read a book published in the 21st Century.

Coralie: Read a book by an author who died in 2015.

Cory Day: Mine is going to be to read a book published in 2015 found in Locus Magazine's New and Notable section.

Don: Read a book from the Devotional Classics Listopia.

Ed: Read a book published in the 1990s.

Eleanor: Read a book purchased for free from Amazon.

Elizabeth (Alaska): Read a pre-ordered Kindle book.

Gabriel: Read a book received as a gift.

Heather: Read a book already owned on Kindle or bookshelf.

itpdx: Read a book set in New Zealand or by a New Zealand author.

Joy: Read a library book.

Jayme (the ghost reader): Read a book with genre Fantasy on its page.

Joanna: Read the January, February, or March selections for my real life book club (which will be selected Dec. 8).

Karen Michele: Catch up on some YA series.

Kate S: Read a book picked up at a library sale.

Kath: Read a book off of Bloom's Western Canon.

Katlin: Read a book on Best Dystopian and Post-Apocalyptic Fiction Listopia.

Katrina: Read a book off the 1001 books list.

Katy: Read a non-fiction book.

Kazen: Read a book that's eligible for Oldies points.

Krista: Read a book in a series started prior to December 1, 2015.

Lagullande: Read a book with a cover designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith.

Louise Bro: Read a book with a one syllable title.

Norma: Read a new author.

Phoebe: Finish a book started in 2015 (or earlier).

Rebekah: Read a book on the RwS Bookshelf from a previous season.

Rosemary: Read a book with Romance as a genre.

Sam: Read a book in French.

Tien: Read a book in Bahasa Indonesia.

Valerie: Read a book in a series I started before December 1, 2015.


message 3: by Elizabeth (Alaska) (last edited Nov 22, 2015 11:09AM) (new)

Elizabeth (Alaska) | 11728 comments Read one of the Kindle books that I wanted so much I pre-ordered and now haven't found time or a task to get to them. (Includes We Are Water (Oct 2013!), The Japanese Lover (Nov 2015), and My Name is Lucy Barton (Jan 2016))


message 4: by Rebekah (new)

Rebekah (bekalynn) | 4189 comments Mine will be to either read a Man Booker prize winner or a book from RWS bookshelf from a previous challenge. I'll pick one or the other in this post by Dec 1


Jayme(the ghost reader) (jaymeiltheghostreader) | 2258 comments Read a book that has the genre Fantasy on its page. I have lots of fantasy books to catch up on.


message 6: by Beth (new)

Beth Robinson (bethrobinson) | 1099 comments Read a book with a main page genre of Science.


message 7: by Amanda (new)

Amanda | 1527 comments Read a book from the 1001 list

(I am hoping to get to 150 by the end of the year!)


message 8: by Coralie (new)

Coralie | 2277 comments Read a book by an author who died in 2015.


message 9: by Bea (new)

Bea | 1502 comments Read a Pulitzer Prize winner book.


message 10: by Kazen (new)

Kazen | 619 comments Read a book that's eligible for Oldies style points.


message 11: by Valerie (new)

Valerie Brown | 2313 comments Read a book in a series I started before Dec. 1 2015 (eg. Fforde's Thursday next,Fleming's Bond, or Penny's Inspector gamache).


message 12: by Kätlin (new)

Kätlin | 173 comments Read a Top 200 book from the list of Best Dystopian and Post-Apocalyptic Fiction.


message 13: by Amanda (new)

Amanda | 1527 comments I wanna do everyone else's tasks too!!

;)


Jayme(the ghost reader) (jaymeiltheghostreader) | 2258 comments Kätlin wrote: "Read a Top 200 book from the list of Best Dystopian and Post-Apocalyptic Fiction."

I have 10 books on my tbr list from that task.


message 15: by Sam (new)

Sam (theliteraryhooker) | 1008 comments Read a book in French.

They're piling up on me and I haven't read one in a while, plus I have some French tests coming up for work so hopefully this'll help me prepare!


message 16: by Kätlin (new)

Kätlin | 173 comments Jayme(the ghost reader) wrote: "I have 10 books on my tbr list from that task."

I have lots too. It is a cool list (even though some of these aren't really dystopian or post-apocalyptic in any way)! There are also some hidden gems further down the list (hint: Michael Marshall Smith).


message 17: by Heather (new)

Heather (sarielswish) | 700 comments Read something already on my Kindle or bookshelf. I have a bad habit of buying or finding books I want to read and never getting to them.


message 18: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 2385 comments @Sam: I'm copying you! Thanks!

My task: Read a book in Bahasa Indonesia

I need to dust them off (the books & my skill) ;)


message 19: by Don (The Book Guy) (last edited Nov 28, 2015 09:56AM) (new)

Don (The Book Guy) (donthelibrarian) | 859 comments I created this list a couple ofyears ago after reading a book titled, Devotional Classics. My goal is to read one of the titles off the list that I have not previously read.
Devotional Classics


message 20: by Katrina (new)

Katrina (katrinasreads) Read a book from the 1001 list


message 21: by El (new)

El | 300 comments Read a book 'purchased' for free from Amazon.

It's actually been a month since I've got a load of free ebooks. I must be due back on amazon to look for more


message 22: by Lagullande (new)

Lagullande | 961 comments Read a book with a cover designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith.

(I know, I know, never judge a book by its cover.....but these are just so lovely.)


message 23: by Norma (new)

Norma | 1254 comments Read a new author


message 24: by Rebekah (new)

Rebekah (bekalynn) | 4189 comments ok I'm going with read a book on the RwS bookshelf excluding the current goupreads for this season


message 25: by Cory Day (last edited Dec 07, 2015 06:02AM) (new)

Cory Day (cors36) | 1205 comments Mine is going to be to read a book published in 2015 found in Locus Magazine's New and Notable section (http://www.locusmag.com/Magazine/cate...).


message 26: by Joanna (last edited Dec 10, 2015 01:07PM) (new)

Joanna (walker) | 1364 comments Would this be okay:

Read the January, February, or March selections for my real life book club (which will be selected Dec. 8).

These are:

January: Angle of Repose
February: The Little Paris Bookshop
March: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet


message 27: by Karen Michele (last edited Dec 10, 2015 02:44AM) (new)

Karen Michele Burns (klibrary) | 4419 comments Here's mine (it's pretty basic;):

Catch Up On Some YA Series and New Releases


message 28: by Kathleen (itpdx) (new)

Kathleen (itpdx) (itpdx) | 1339 comments Read a book set in New Zealand or by a New Zealand author.


message 29: by Connie (new)

Connie G (connie_g) | 1294 comments Read a book published in the 21st Century.


message 30: by Katy (new)

Katy | 871 comments Read a non-fiction book.


message 31: by Ed (new)

Ed Lehman | 2337 comments Read a book published in the 1990s.


message 32: by Krista (new)

Krista (kacey14) | 1037 comments Valerie -- I like your task. I'm going to use it too!

Read a book in a series I started before December 1, 2015


message 33: by Phoebe (new)

Phoebe (phoebegilmore) | 158 comments Finish books started in 2015 (or even earlier).


message 34: by Louise Bro (new)

Louise Bro | 477 comments Read a book with a one-syllable title.


message 35: by Claire (new)

Claire Jefferies (clairesjefferies) | 157 comments This may be too vague (if so, let me know please) but as my husband and I are expecting our first child in April, I'd like my task to be to read a book from my "babies" TBR Shelf!


message 36: by Kate S (new)

Kate S | 5912 comments Read a book I picked up at one of the library sales.


message 37: by Rosemary (new)

Rosemary | 2785 comments Read a book with Romance as one of the genres on the book page.


message 38: by Joy (new)

Joy (joylnorth) | 100 comments Read a book checked out from the library.


message 39: by Gabriel (new)

Gabriel Soll | 187 comments My self-challenge is to read a book I received as a holiday present (sometimes they just sit too long and get added to "the pile"...I'd like to avoid that!).


message 40: by Kath (new)

Kath | 147 comments Read a book from Bloom's Western Canon..


message 41: by Marie (new)

Marie (mariealex) | 571 comments Read a book that contains illustrations (drawings, maps...)


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