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message 1: by Nell (last edited Apr 06, 2016 05:50AM) (new)

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Sign-up for the challenge by copying the tasks list here. Report your progress in this thread.

Find the challenge tasks and rules. Post your questions and comments here

Duration: Three months - March 1 to May 31, 2016


message 2: by Nell (last edited Sep 15, 2016 04:26AM) (new)

Nell | 2868 comments Mod
Players - Levels

Levels:
Lurkdom: 1 to 4 books/tasks
Peruser: 5 to 8 books/tasks
Bookworm: 9 to 12 books/tasks
Avid Reader: 13 to 16 books/tasks
Bibliophile: 17 to 20 books/tasks

*Your name is a link to your tasks list.

Players:
Agnieszka - Bibliophile
Anastasia - Bibliophile
Anna Catharina - Bibliophile
Barb - Bibliophile
Barbara -Bookworm
Beth - Bookworm
Betty - Bookworm
Caelen - Peruser
Carmen - Avid Reader
Caroline - Peruser
Christina - Bookworm
Christine - Avid Reader
Delitealex - Avid Reader
Desiree - Avid Reader
Ella's Gran - Bookworm
Hilary - Bookworm
Jaxnsmom - Bookworm
Jeanne - Bibliophile
Jeannie - Bibliophile
Jenny - Lurkdom
Jill G - Bookworm
Jill T - Avid Reader
Joni - Peruser
Jovita -Avid Reader
Julesy - Bibliophile
Karen M - Bibliophile
Karin - Bookworm
Kate - Bookworm
Kathy - Bibliophile
Kelsi - Bibliophile
kme - Bookworm
Kristy - Bookworm
Laura - Peruser
Linda C - Bibliophile
Lis - Peruser
Lori - Avid Reader
Marianne
Marilyn - Bookworm
Marisa - Bookworm
Mary W - Bookworm
Michelle - Peruser
Mysterylover - Peruser
Nell - Avid Reader
Paisley - Avid Reader
Renee - Lurkdom
Samantha - Avid Reader
Stacie - Avid Reader
Tina - Lurkdom
Trae - Lurkdom
Troll - Peruser


message 3: by Delitealex (new)

Delitealex | 5 comments Haven't figured out my level yet

TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 4: by [deleted user] (last edited May 28, 2016 04:49PM) (new)

2000 Plus Challenge
Level: Avid Reader 13 to 16 books
Progress: 16/16

TASKS:

Read the second book in a series.
A Second Chance at Murder by Diana Orgain ~ 2016/03/07
A Second Chance at Murder (A Love Or Money Mystery #2) by Diana Orgain

Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)
Death Crashes the Party by Vickie Fee (A Liv and Di in Dixie Mystery) ~ 2016/05/23
Death Crashes the Party by Vickie Fee

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).
A Disguise to Die For by Diane Vallere (February 2016) ~ 2016/04/16
A Disguise to Die For (Costume Shop Mystery, #1) by Diane Vallere

The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.
A Wee Dose of Death by Fran Stewart ~ 2016/03/06
A Wee Dose of Death (ScotShop Mystery #2) by Fran Stewart

The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)
Twisted Threads by Lea Wait ~ 2016/03/12
Twisted Threads (Mainely Needlepoint, #1) by Lea Wait

The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.
Ill-Gotten Panes by Jennifer McAndrews ~ 206/04/12
Ill-Gotten Panes by Jennifer McAndrews

Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.
Death of a Nag by M.C. Beaton ~ 2016/03/18
Death of a Nag by M.C. Beaton

In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.
A Pedigree to Die For by Laurien Berenson ~ 2016/04/21
A Pedigree to Die For (Melanie Travis, #1) by Laurien Berenson

"It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.
Cloche and Dagger by Jenn McKinlay 2016/03/25
(friend: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/4...)
Cloche and Dagger (Hat Shop Mystery, #1) by Jenn McKinlay

The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.
Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen by Vicki Delany ~ 2016/05/18
Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen (A Year-Round Christmas Mystery #1) by Vicki Delany

In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.
Caught Dead Handed by Carol J. Perry ~ 2016/03/29
Caught Dead Handed (Witch City Mystery, #1) by Carol J. Perry

The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).
The Readaholics and the Falcon Fiasco by Laura DiSilverio ~ 2016/03/11
The Readaholics and the Falcon Fiasco (Book Club Mystery #1) by Laura DiSilverio

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.
Just Killing Time by Julianne Holmes ~ 2016/04/07 (I live in Canada, this is set in the US)
Just Killing Time (Clock Shop Mystery, #1) by Julianne Holmes

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)
Murder Past Due by Miranda James
Murder Past Due (Cat in the Stacks, #1) by Miranda James

20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).
Tempest in a Teapot by Amanda Cooper ~ 2016/03/16
Tempest in a Teapot (Teapot Collector Mystery, #1) by Amanda Cooper

Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.
The Christie Curse by Victoria Abbott ~ 2016/03/13
The Christie Curse (Book Collector Mystery #1) by Victoria Abbott


message 5: by Nell (last edited May 21, 2016 05:39AM) (new)

Nell | 2868 comments Mod
2000 Plus Challenge
Level: Avid Reader
Progress: 15/13-16

TASKS:

♦ Sophomore Effort. Read the second book in a series.
Foul Play at the PTA by Laura Alden
Foul Play at the PTA (Beth Kennedy #2) by Laura Alden
♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo.
Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman by Tessa Arlen
Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman (Lady Montfort Mystery, #1) by Tessa Arlen
♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.
Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood
Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fisher, #1) by Kerry Greenwood
♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February.
A Radical Departure by Lia Matera - Feb 1988
A Radical Departure (Willa Jansson, #2) by Lia Matera
♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.
Pall in the Family by Dawn Eastman
Pall in the Family (A Family Fortune Mystery, #1) by Dawn Eastman
♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life.
The Sound of Glass by Karen White
The Sound of Glass by Karen White
♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.
Marcia Muller, The Legend of the Slain Soldiers
The Legend of the Slain Soldiers by Marcia Muller
♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.
Flying Too High by Kerry Greenwood
Flying Too High (Phryne Fisher, #2) by Kerry Greenwood
♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.
Murder at the PTA by Laura Alden
Murder at the PTA (Beth Kennedy #1) by Laura Alden
♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.
Be Careful What You Witch For by Dawn Eastman
Be Careful What You Witch For (A Family Fortune Mystery, #2) by Dawn Eastman
♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person.
A Demon Summer by G.M. Malliet
A Demon Summer (Max Tudor #4) by G.M. Malliet
♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.
Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.
Aunty Lee's Deadly Specials by Ovidia Yu - Singapore
Aunty Lee's Deadly Specials (Singaporean Mystery #2) by Ovidia Yu
♦ The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T.
(The) Tree of Death by Marcia Muller
The Tree of Death by Marcia Muller
♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both.

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story.
Murder on the Rocks by Allyson K. Abbott
Murder on the Rocks (Mack's Bar Mystery, #1) by Allyson K. Abbott
♦ Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.
All Murders Final! by Sherry Harris
All Murders Final! by Sherry Harris


message 6: by Barb (last edited May 13, 2016 06:56PM) (new)

Barb | 777 comments 2000 PLUS CHALLENGE, 3/1 - 5/31
LEVEL:
BIBLIOPHILE: 17 to 20 books/tasks

♦ Read the second book in a series
The Final Tap (Living History Museum #2), by Amanda Flower, finished 4/10 ★★★

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)
Going Through the Notions (Deadly Notions #1), by Cate Price, finished 3/3 ★★★

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year)
Murder at the Azalea Festival (Magnolia Mysteries #3), by Ellen Elizabeth Hunter, finished 4/29 ★★★ – Feb. 2004

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot
Silenced by Syrah (Wine Lover's #3), by Michele Scott, finished 5/1 ★★★

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)
The Cracked Spine (Scottish Bookshop #1), by Paige Shelton, finished 3/6 ★★★.5 – Delaney moves from Kansas to Edinburgh to start a new job

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M
author Jenn McKinlay - Copy Cap Murder (Hat Shop #4), finished 4/1 ★★★★

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books
Design for Murder (Death on Demand #2), by Carolyn G. Hart, finished 4/7 ★★★.5 – 25 books and counting

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother
Played by the Book (Novel Idea #4), by Lucy Arlington, finished 4/25 ★★★★

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends
Death of a Kitchen Diva (Hayley Powell #1), by Lee Hollis, finished 4/26 ★★★.5

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings.
To Brie or Not to Brie (Cheese Shop #4), by Avery Aames, finished 5/12 ★★★.5

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability
Resurrection in Mudbug (Ghost-in-Law #4), by Jana DeLeon, finished 4/12 ★★★★

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once.
Shroud for the Archbishop (Sister Fidelma #2), by Peter Tremayne, finished 3/10 ★★★.5

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010
The Penguin Who Knew Too Much (Meg Langslow #8), by Donna Andrews, finished 3/27 ★★★★ – publ 2007

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.
author Karen MacInerneyMurder on the Rocks (Gray Whale Inn #1), finished 3/14 ★★★★

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.
The Killings at Badger's Drift (Chief Inspector Barnaby #1), by Caroline Graham, finished 3/24 ★★★.5

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)
To Catch a Treat (Barkery & Biscuits #2), by Linda O. Johnston, finished 3/26 ★★.5

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)
author *M*indy *S*tarns ClarkA Dime a Dozen (Million Dollar Mysteries #3), finished 4/23 ★★★.5

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count)
A Clue in the Stew (Soup Lovers #5), by Connie Archer, finished 3/22 ★★★★

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning
Decanting a Murder, by Nadine Nettmann, finished 3/31 ★★★.5


Going Through the Notions (Deadly Notions Mystery #1) by Cate Price   The Cracked Spine (Scottish Bookshop Mystery #1) by Paige Shelton   Shroud for the Archbishop (Sister Fidelma, #2) by Peter Tremayne   Murder on the Rocks (Gray Whale Inn Mystery, #1) by Karen MacInerney   A Clue in the Stew (Soup Lover's Mystery #5) by Connie Archer   The Killings at Badger's Drift (Chief Inspector Barnaby #1) by Caroline Graham   To Catch a Treat by Linda O. Johnston   The Penguin Who Knew Too Much (Meg Langslow, #8) by Donna Andrews   Decanting a Murder by Nadine Nettmann   Copy Cap Murder (Hat Shop Mystery, #4) by Jenn McKinlay

Design For Murder (Death On Demand, #2) by Carolyn G. Hart   The Final Tap (Living History Museum, #2) by Amanda Flower   Resurrection in Mudbug (Ghost-in-Law #4) by Jana Deleon   A Dime a Dozen by Mindy Starns Clark   Played by the Book (Novel Idea, #4) by Lucy Arlington   Death of a Kitchen Diva (Hayley Powell Food and Cocktails Mystery, #1) by Lee Hollis   Murder at the Azalea Festival (Magnolia Mysteries, #3) by Ellen Elizabeth Hunter   Silenced By Syrah (A Wine Lover's Mystery #3) by Michele Scott   To Brie or Not To Brie (A Cheese Shop Mystery, #4) by Avery Aames


***** CHALLENGE COMPLETE 5/12 *****


message 7: by Anna Catharina (last edited May 14, 2016 01:19PM) (new)

Anna Catharina My level:
Avid Reader: 13 to 16 books/tasks

Upgrade:
Bibliophile: 17 to 20 books/tasks

Progress: 19/17-20

TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.
A Novel Way to Die (Black Cat Bookshop Mystery, #2) by Ali Brandon A Novel Way to Die by Ali Brandon

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)
Mörderische Verstrickungen Roman (German Edition) by Anne George Mörderische Verstrickungen: Roman by Anne George

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).
Die drei ??? Kids, 58, Spur des Drachen (drei Fragezeichen Kids) by Ulf Blanck Die drei ??? Kids, 58, Spur des Drachen by Ulf Blanck

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.
Why Shoot a Butler? by Georgette Heyer Why Shoot a Butler? by Georgette Heyer

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)
Zwetschgendatschikomplott (Franz Eberhofer, #6) by Rita Falk Zwetschgendatschikomplott by Rita Falk

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.
Agatha Raisin and the Deadly Dance (Agatha Raisin, #15) by M.C. Beaton Agatha Raisin and the Deadly Dance by M.C. Beaton

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.
Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House (Agatha Raisin, #14) by M.C. Beaton Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House by M.C. Beaton

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.
Dinner für eine Leiche (Honey Driver ermittelt, #2) by J.G. Goodhind Dinner für eine Leiche by Jean G. Goodhind

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.
Der Altmann ist tot (Frl. Krise und Frau Freitag ermitteln, #1) by Frau Freitag Der Altmann ist tot by Frl. Krise and Frau Freitag

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.
Winston Agent auf leisen Pfoten by Frauke Scheunemann Winston: Agent auf leisen Pfoten by Frauke Scheunemann

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.
Die Versuchung des Commissario Ricciardi by Maurizio de Giovanni Die Versuchung des Commissario Ricciardi by Maurizio de Giovanni

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).
Rotwein für drei alte Damen oder Wie starb der junge Koch? by Minna Lindgren Rotwein für drei alte Damen oder Wie starb der junge Koch? by Minna Lindgren

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.
Wer sich in Gefahr begibt (Lizzie Martin, #1) by Ann Granger Wer sich in Gefahr begibt by Ann Granger

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.
Unter allen Beeten ist Ruh Ein Schrebergarten-Krimi (Pippa Bolle, #1) by Frau Auerbach Unter allen Beeten ist Ruh: Ein Schrebergarten-Krimi by Keller & Auerbach

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.
Double-Booked for Death (Black Cat Bookshop Mystery, #1) by Ali Brandon Double-Booked for Death by Ali Brandon

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)
Tod an der Gera by Katharina Schendel Tod an der Gera by Katharina Schendel

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)
Der lautlose Schrei (Ein MORDs-Team, #1) by Andreas Suchanek Ein MORDs-Team-Der lautlose Schrei by Andreas Suchanek

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).
Die Dunkelgräfin und die Kokosnuss (Thüringen Krimi) by Katharina Schendel Die Dunkelgräfin und die Kokosnuss by Katharina Schendel

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.
Mörderischer Auftritt (Southern Sisters Mystery, #8) by Anne George Mörderischer Auftritt by Anne George


message 8: by Karen (last edited May 19, 2016 07:04PM) (new)

Karen Miles (karbear1022) My level: Bibliophile: 17 to 20 books/tasks

COMPLETED TASKS: 20 OUT OF 20 AS OF 05/19/16

♦ Read the second book in a series. A Deadly Cliché- 04/05/2016

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.) Caught Read-Handed-05/19/2016

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia. Cocaine Blues-04/22/2016

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year). Wedding Cake Murder published 02/2016- finished 03/12/2016

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot. A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy-03/28/16-Mother's account of her son Dylan who was involved in the murder/suicide of Columbine High School.

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.) The Passenger-03/18/16-5 stars!!! Excellent book-Can not indicate the change without giving a spoiler away.

♦The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M. All the Missing Girls-04/21/16 (advanced reading copy from Netgalley)

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books. Brotherhood in Death-finished 03/04/2016

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother. Pretty Baby-04/15/16

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends. Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town-from Mindy's shelf-04/01/16

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument. Murder for Choir-04/24/16

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability. Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye-04/13/16

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts). The Body in the Belfry-03/20/16-Faith is the wife of a clergy person.

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010. In the Woods-04/07/16

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K. A Killer Plot-03/14/16

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live. Free Days With George: Learning Life's Little Lessons from One Very Big Dog-05/03/2016

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.) Threads of Evidence-03/24/16

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron) Madison Avenue Shoot-04/29/16

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count). Can't Find My Way Home-04/11/2016-Main character Brynn wears sunglasses at different times.

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning I Let You Go-03/27/16-Jenna is questioned about a hit and run.


message 9: by Marisa (last edited May 31, 2016 09:40PM) (new)

Marisa (moretta) | 420 comments 2000 Plus Challenge
Progress: 20 / 20

Levels: (Let's see which level I reach)
* Lurkdom: 1 to 4 books/tasks
* Peruser: 5 to 8 books/tasks
* Bookworm: 9 to 12 books/tasks
* Avid Reader: 13 to 16 books/tasks
* Bibliophile: 17 to 20 books/tasks

TASKS:

[X] Read the second book in a series: Tree of Life and Death by Gin Jones (3/19/2016 - ★★★★)
[X] Read a book with a crime-solving duo: Laced by Carol Higgins Clark (5/16/2016 - ★★☆)
[X] Read a book set in Australia: Death in Room 7 by K.J. Emrick (4/14/2016 - ★★★★)
[X] Read a book published in February (of any year): Murder on Wheels by Lynn Cahoon (4/27/2016 - ★★★☆)
[X] Read a book where someone is shot: Murder on the Rocks by Allyson K. Abbott (5/16/2016 - ★★★★)

[X] Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life: Better Homes and Corpses* by Kathleen Bridge (3/13/2016 - ★★★☆)
[X] Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M: Nightmares Can Be Murder by Mary Kennedy (5/18/2016 - ★★★)
[X] Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books: Trouble at High Tide by Donald Bain (5/20/2016 - ★★★☆)
[X] Read a book where the MC is a single mother: Murder in the Mystery Suite by Ellery Adams (5/23/2016 - ★★★★)
[X] Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends: Icy Clutches by Aaron Elkins (3/8/2016 - ★★★★)

[X] Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument: Dead Ringer by Sarah Fox (5/24/2016 - ★★★☆)
[X] Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability: A Spirited Tail~ by Leighann Dobbs (3/23/2016 - ★★★★)
[X] Read a book where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts): The Obsession# by Nora Roberts (3/21/2016 - ★★★★)
[X] Read a book published between 2000 and 2010: The Last to Remember by Joyce Lavene, Jim Lavene (5/20/2016 - ★★★)
[X] Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K: The Gourmet Who Kept Diamonds in the Kitchen by Kee Patterbee (3/26/2016 - ★★★☆)

[X]Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live: The Penguin Pool Murder by Stuart Palmer (4/8/2016 - ★★★)
[X] Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T: Toured to Death by Hy Conrad (3/5/2016 - ★★★★☆)
[X] Read a book set in Mississippi: No Cats Allowed by Miranda James (4/4/2016 - ★★★★)
[X] Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story: Murder Fir Christmas+ by Joyce Lavene and Jim Lavene (3/24/2016 - ★★★★☆)
[X] Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning: Fatal Brushstroke by Sybil Johnson (3/2/2016 - ★★★☆)

Tree of Life and Death (Danger Cove, #7) by Elizabeth Ashby Laced (Regan Reilly Series #13) by Carol Higgins Clark Death in Room 7 (Pine Lake Inn Cozy Mystery #1) by K.J. Emrick Murder on Wheels by Lynn Cahoon Murder on the Rocks (Mack's Bar Mystery #1) by Allyson K. Abbott
Better Homes and Corpses (Hamptons Home & Garden Mystery #1) by Kathleen Bridge Nightmares Can Be Murder (Dream Club Mystery #1) by Mary Kennedy Trouble at High Tide by Jessica Fletcher Murder in the Mystery Suite (Book Retreat Mysteries #1) by Ellery Adams Icy Clutches by Aaron Elkins
Dead Ringer (Music Lover's Mystery #1) by Sarah Fox A Spirited Tail (Mystic Notch Cozy Mystery, #2) by Leighann Dobbs The Obsession by Nora Roberts The Last To Remember (A Sharyn Howard Mystery Book 3) by Joyce Lavene The Gourmet Who Kept Diamonds in the Kitchen (Hannah Starvling Twilight Mystery #2) by Kee Patterbee
The Penguin Pool Murder by Stuart Palmer Toured to Death by Hy Conrad No Cats Allowed (Cat in the Stacks, #7) by Miranda James Murder Fir Christmas (Christmas Tree Valley Mysteries #1) by Joyce Lavene Fatal Brushstroke (Aurora Anderson Mystery #1) by Sybil Johnson

* She left the fiancé who was cheating on her and comes back to her childhood summer location.
+ The coroner wear glasses.
# The MC goes to a funeral
~ The MC sees and talks to ghosts.


message 10: by Anastasia (last edited May 06, 2016 06:12PM) (new)

Anastasia (anastasiaruff) | 123 comments I think I will give this a try. I'll just see how I go
TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.A Sprig of Blossomed Thorn A Sprig of Blossomed Thorn (Wisteria Tearoom Mysteries) by Patrice Greenwood -finished 27/03/2016 3 stars

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)Throw in the Trowel Throw in the Trowel (A Flower Shop Mystery, #15) by Kate Collins - finished 10/04/2016 5 stars

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia: Raisins and Almonds Raisins and Almonds (Phryne Fisher, #9) by Kerry Greenwood finished 12/04/2016 5 stars

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).Town in a Pumpkin Bash Town in a Pumpkin Bash (A Candy Holliday Mystery, #4) by B.B. Haywood -published Feb 2013 finished 20/03/2016 4 stars

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.Framed in Lace Framed in Lace (A Needlecraft Mystery, #2) by Monica Ferris finished 24/03/2016 5 stars

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.) Ghost a la Mode (A Ghost of Granny Apples Mystery, #1) by Sue Ann Jaffarian Ghost a la Mode finished 02/03/2016 5 stars

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.Killer Reunion Killer Reunion by G.A. McKevett -finished 1/05/2016 5 stars

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.Death of a Kingfisher Death of a Kingfisher (Hamish Macbeth, #27) by M.C. Beaton finished 28/03/2016 5 stars

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.Old Haunts Old Haunts (A Haunted Guesthouse Mystery, #3) by E.J. Copperman finished 17/04/2016 5 stars

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.A Vision of Murder A Vision of Murder (Psychic Eye Mystery, #3) by Victoria Laurie finished 03/03/2016 5 stars

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument. The Devil's Music The Devil's Music (Emory Crawford Mysteries #1) by Pearl R. Meaker finished 26/04/2016 4 stars

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.Killer Insight Killer Insight (Psychic Eye Mystery, #4) by Victoria Laurie finished 06/05/2016 5 stars

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).A Bone to Pick A Bone to Pick (Aurora Teagarden, #2) by Charlaine Harris finished 22/03/2016 3 stars

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.The Curse of the Holy Pail The Curse of the Holy Pail (An Odelia Grey Mystery, #2) by Sue Ann Jaffarian finished 06/05/2016 4 stars

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K. Killer Gourmet (Savannah Reid Mystery, #20) by G.A. McKevett Killer Gourmet- finished 07/03/2016 4 stars

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.The Cuckoo's Calling The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1) by Robert Galbraith finished 14/03/2016 4 stars

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)Trick or Treat Trick or Treat (Corinna Chapman, #4) by Kerry Greenwood finished 25/04/2016 5 stars

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both.Murder, Lies and Chocolate Murder, Lies and Chocolate by Sally Berneathy finished 12/03/2016 5 stars

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).Garage Sale Stalker Garage Sale Stalker by Suzi Weinert finished 12/03/2016 4 stars

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning. The PMS Murder The PMS Murder by Laura Levine -finished 17/03/2016 4 stars


message 11: by Linda C (last edited May 11, 2016 05:07PM) (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 284 comments 2000 Plus Challenge
Duration: March 1 to May 31, 2016
Level: Avid Reader: 13 to 16 books/tasks
Rules:
A book can only be used for one task.
Books can be any genre, but cozies are preferred.
Books must be at least 125 pages.

TASKS: 17/20

♦ Read the second book in a series.
Fine Spirits (Daisy Gumm Majesty, #2) by Alice Duncan Fine Spirits (Daisy Gumm Majesty mystery, #2) - Alice Duncan (4 stars) 3/19/16

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)
Frame Work by Anne G. Faigen Frame Work - Anne G. Faigen (3 stars) 4/29/16 [grandmother and granddaughter]

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.
The Turning by Tim Winton The Turning - Tim Winton (4 stars) 4/24/16

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).
Strong Spirits (Daisy Gumm Majesty, #1) by Alice Duncan Strong Spirits (Daisy Gumm Majesty mystery, #1) - Alice Duncan (4 stars) 3/17/16 pub 2/1/2003

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.
Murder At The Lake (Allison Aldridge Mystery Series Book 3) by Helen Goodman Murder at the Lake (Allison Aldridge mystery, #3) - Helen Goodman (4 stars) 3/3/16 Fred is shot

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)
Changeling Moon (Changeling, #1) by Dani Harper Changeling Moon (Changeling, #1) - Dani Harper (4 stars) 3/26/16 heroine is bitten by a werewolf and becomes one

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.
Nearly Departed in Deadwood (Deadwood, #1) by Ann Charles Nearly Departed in Deadwood (Deadwood, #1) - Ann Charles (4 stars) 3/9/16 Violet has 9 twins

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) - Melissa Meyer (5 stars) 3/28/16 on Lisa Kay's read shelf

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.
The Down Home Zombie Blues by Linnea Sinclair - Linnea Sinclair (5 stars) 5/6/16 [Theo plays guitar]

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.
Resurrection in Mudbug (Ghost-in-Law #4) by Jana Deleon Resurrection in Mudbug (Ghost in Law mystery, #4) - Jana DeLeon (4 stars) 3/21/16 Jadyn is able to see ghost

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).
To Dance With the White Dog by Terry Kay - Terry Kay (4 stars) 4/8/16 [2 funerals & 2 sons who are preachers]

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.
Allie's Moon by Alexis Harrington Allie's Moon - Alexis Harrington (3 stars) 3/13/16 pub 2000

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.
Captive Dreams by Angela Knight Captive Dreams - Angela Knight & Diane Whiteside (3 stars) 3/31/16

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.
Sweet Revenge (A Lady Arianna Regency Mystery, #1) by Andrea Penrose Sweet Revenge (A Lady Arianna Regency Mystery, #1) - Andrea Penrose (4 stars) 3/7/16 set in London; I am from USA

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)
A Taste Of Heaven by Alexis Harrington A Taste of Heaven - Alexis Harrington (4 stars) 3/12/16

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)
Stone Mattress Nine Tales by Margaret Atwood Stone Mattress: nine tales - Margaret Atwood (3 stars) 5/11/16

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).
The Night Is Mine (The Night Stalkers, #1) by M.L. Buchman (Night Stalkers, #1) - M. L. Buchman (5 stars) 3/31/16 Hero wears sunglasses all the time

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 12: by Julesy (last edited Jun 05, 2016 06:47PM) (new)

Julesy | 398 comments Julesy's tracking post

2000 Plus Challenge
March 1 to May 31, 2016


Level: Bookworm: 9 to 12 books/tasks COMPLETED
Progress: 12/12
Avid Reader - 13 to 16 books/tasks COMPLETED
Progress: 16/16
Bibliophile - 17 to 20 books/tasks
Progress: 18/20
Updated: May 28

♦ Read the second book in a series.
Booked for Trouble by Eva Gates Booked for Trouble by Eva Gates - finished Mar. 31

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)
Nightshade on Elm Street (A Flower Shop Mystery, #13) by Kate Collins Nightshade on Elm Street by Kate Collins - the main character and her fiance are solving a missing persons case together - finished Mar. 14

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).
By Book or By Crook (Lighthouse Library Mystery #1) by Eva Gates By Book or By Crook by Eva Gates - paperback & Kindle published Feb. 2015 - finished Mar. 8

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in Off the Booksoffice for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.
Stirred (Jack Daniels Mystery, #8) by J.A. Konrath Stirred by J.A. Konrath - finished Apr. 12

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)
Iced Chiffon (Consignment Shop Mystery, #1) by Duffy Brown Iced Chiffon by Duffy Brown - main character is recently divorced - finished Mar. 26

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.
Embroidered Truths (A Needlecraft Mystery, #9) by Monica Ferris Embroidered Truths by (M)onica Ferris - finished Mar. 26

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.
Maui Madness Zoe Donovan Mysteries Book 7 by Kathi Daley Maui Madness Zoe Donovan Mysteries Book 7 by Kathi Daley - This author has 20 books in the Zoe Donovan series, one of my favorites - finished May 13

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.
Off the Books (Novel Idea, #5) by Lucy Arlington Off the Books by Lucy Arlington - finished May 28

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.
The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson - finished Apr. 20

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.
Blood Orchids (Lei Crime, #1) by Toby Neal Blood Orchids by Toby Neal - A ukulele and guitar played Amazing Grace at a police officer's funeral - finished May 21

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.
Sweet Secrets (Sweet Cove Cozy Mystery, #3) by J.A. Whiting Sweet Secrets by J.A. Whiting - The main character and one of her sisters have some paranormal ability that runs in the family - finished May 16

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).
The Silver Anniversary Murder (Christine Bennett, #16) by Lee Harris The Silver Anniversary Murder by Lee Harris - The main character is a former nun and attends night mass while investigating a case out of town and also visited her former Mother Superior at the convent - finished Apr. 22

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.
The Final Detail (Myron Bolitar, #6) by Harlan Coben The Final Detail by Harlan Coben - published in 2006 - finished Mar. 17

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.
The Good Girl by Mary Kubica The Good Girl by Mary (K)ubica - finished May 25

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.
Frangipani by Célestine Hitiura Vaite Frangipani by Célestine Hitiura Vaite - This book takes place in Tahiti, the author's native country. I wanted to read a book that occurs in the sample place where I was having vacation. - finished May 4

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)
Torch Ginger (Lei Crime, #2) by Toby Neal (T)orch Ginger by Toby Neal - finished June 5 (after the challenge ended)

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)
Murder, She Barked (Paws and Claws Mystery #1) by Krista Davis (M)urder, She Barked by Krista Davis - finished Mar. 1

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).
Played by the Book (Novel Idea, #4) by Lucy Arlington Played by the Book by Lucy Arlington - The owner of the literary agency throws down her reading glasses in a tiff - finished Apr. 15

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.
Beach Blanket Barbie (Zoe Donovan Mystery #6) by Kathi Daley Beach Blanket Barbie by Kathi Daley - finished Mar. 30


message 13: by Hilary (A Wytch's Book Review) (last edited Mar 31, 2016 01:23AM) (new)

Hilary (A Wytch's Book Review) (knyttwytch) | 991 comments Peruser

TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series. - DONE Sage Advice to Cover Up a Murder! (Outer Banks Baker Mystery #2) by Phoebe T. Eggli

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.) - DONE A Chili Death (Classic Diner #1) by Jessica Beck

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia. - DONE Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fisher, #1) by Kerry Greenwood

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot. - DONE Deadly Readings (Jenkins and Burns Mystery #1) by Laura Bradford

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.) - DONE Crewel World (A Needlecraft Mystery, #1) by Monica Ferris MC leaves her husband and moves to another State

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).- DONE The Readaholics and the Poirot Puzzle (Book Club Mystery, #2) by Laura DiSilverio

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live. - DONE read A Churn for the Worse (An Amish Mystery #5) by Laura Bradford

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron) - DONE Arsenic and Old Books (Cat in the Stacks, #6) by Miranda James

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count). - DONE A Zen for Murder (Mooseamuck Island Cozy Mystery, #1) by Leighann Dobbs

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 14: by Jill (last edited May 31, 2016 12:28PM) (new)

Jill Tool | 120 comments I'm in I'll try Bibliophile


TASKS: 15/20

√ ♦ Read the second book in a series.
A Witch Before Dying A Witch Before Dying (A Wishcraft Mystery, #2) by Heather Blake by Heather Blake...FINISHED 5/1/16

√♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)
Murder at the Brightwell Murder at the Brightwell (Amory Ames Mystery, #1) by Ashley Weaver by Ashley Weaver...FINISHED 5/4/16

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

√♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).:The Diva Paints the Town The Diva Paints the Town (A Domestic Diva Mystery, #3) by Krista Davis by Krista Davis...FINISHED 5/18/16

√♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.
Death Wears a Mask Death Wears a Mask (Amory Ames Mystery, #2) by Ashley Weaver by Ashley Weaver...FINISHED 4/9/16

√♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.): It Takes a Witch It Takes a Witch (A Wishcraft Mystery, #1) by Heather Blake by Heather Blake...FINISHED 3/28/26

√ ♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.
Dishing the Dirt Dishing the Dirt (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, Book 26) by M.C. Beaton by M.C. Beaton 5/12/16

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

√♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.
Murder in the Mind: Inspector Skelgill Investigates Murder in the Mind Inspector Skelgill Investigates by Bruce Beckham by Bruce Beckham 5/11/16
♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

√♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability. Ghost of a Potion Ghost of a Potion (A Magic Potion Mystery, #3) by Heather Blake by Heather Blake...FINISHED 3/1/16

√♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).
A Killer Plot A Killer Plot (A Books by the Bay Mystery #1) by Ellery Adams by Ellery Adams...FINISHED 5/26/16

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

√♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.: At Bertram's Hotel At Bertram's Hotel (Miss Marple, #11) by Agatha Christie by Agatha Christie...FINISHED 3/17/16

√♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.): Three Blind Mice and Other Stories Three Blind Mice and Other Stories by Agatha Christie by Agatha Christie...FINISHED 5/14/16

√♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron):
The Silence of the Library The Silence of the Library (Cat in the Stacks, #5) by Miranda James by Miranda James...FINISHED 5/31/16

√♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).
And Then There Were None And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie by Agatha Christie...FINISHED 4/26/16


√ ♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.
The Good the Bad and the Witchy The Good, the Bad, and the Witchy (A Wishcraft Mystery, #3) by Heather Blake by Heather Blake...FINISHED 5/13/16


message 15: by Tracie (new)

Tracie | 28 comments Level: Lurkdom and hope to move up

TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 16: by Mary (last edited May 04, 2016 05:56AM) (new)

Mary (mw8019) | 273 comments I am changing to Bookworm

TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic ..."

I finally have all of the tasks listed here and I am still going to work on Bookworm because I am almost there:

TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series. Pretty, Hip, & Hoodwinked (An Agnes Barton/Kimberly Steele Cozy Mystery Book 2) by Madison Johns

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia. Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fisher, #1) by Kerry Greenwood

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books. Destination Murder (Murder, She Wrote, #20) by Jessica Fletcher

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.
A Skeleton in the Family (Family Skeleton Mystery #1) by Leigh Perry

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts). Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death by James Runcie

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live. Off Kilter (Scottish Highlands #1) by Hannah Reed

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron) The book that I chose for this is called "BIG JIM EASTLAND" it will not be published until August, 2016 I received it from NET GALLEY! Big Jim Eastland: The Godfather of Mississippi

ee♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count). The Bette Davis Club by Jane Lotter

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning. The PMS Murder (A Jaine Austen Mystery #5) by Laura Levine

Mary W


message 17: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn | 3 comments Level: Bookworm

TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 18: by Renee (last edited Apr 13, 2016 07:06PM) (new)

Renee | 2 comments I'm in, especially because this could be a great way to clean out my to-read shelves a bit!

For now I'll commit to the Lurkdom level because I have no idea how many books meeting the tasks I can come up with!

I'm upping the ante and shooting for Bookworm status!

TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

X ♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot. Gunpowder Chowder by Lyndsey Cole

X ♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.) Murder by the Slice by Mary Maxwell

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

X ♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts). A Truth for a Truth by Emilie Richards

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

X♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron) Murder on St.Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 19: by Kelsi (last edited May 31, 2016 10:14AM) (new)

Kelsi | 41 comments 2000 Plus Challenge
Level: Bibliophile
Duration: March 1 to May 31, 2016
Completed: 19/17-20


♦ Read the second book in a series.
The Light Fantastic Discworld #2 (3/15/16)

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)
Buttercream Bump Off Mel and Angie solve crimes together. (4/9/16)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).
Cress Published February 2014 (3/31/16)

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.
Thieftaker (3/8/16)

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)
Anne of Green Gables Anne gets adopted (3/10/16)

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (3/14/16)

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.
A is for Alibi Kinsey Millhone series has 24 books (4/23/16)

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.
One Plus One (4/6/16)

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.
Bossypants (GR friend: Cassandra) 3/2/16

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.
Luck in the Shadows (3/10/16)

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.
Under the Never Sky Perry can use his nose to sense people's moods (5/30/16)

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).
Little Women (3/26/16)

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.
Fool Moon Published 2001 (3/30/16)

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.
Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen (4/11/16)

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.
Onyx Set in the USA, I live in Canada (3/27/16)

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)
The Thief (4/6/16)

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer (4/15/16)

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).
Unbelievable (4/8/16)

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.
Orange Is the New Black (3/18/16)


message 20: by jaxnsmom (last edited Jun 01, 2016 11:56AM) (new)

jaxnsmom | 2482 comments Mod
2000 Plus Challenge
Bookworm: 9 to 12 books/tasks
Duration: March 1 to May 31, 2016
Completed: 13/12


TASKS:

✔ Read the second book in a series.
The Absent One 3/3/16

✔ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)
The Crack in the Lens 3/4/16 features two brothers

✔ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.
Cocaine Blues 3/12/16

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

✔ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.
Read and Buried 3/12/16

✔ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life.
Alanis' mother dies, leaving her the Tarot card reading business.
The White Magic Five and Dime 4/21/16

✔ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.
Last Wool and Testament Molly MacRae 4/27/16

✔ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.
Murder on the Ballarat Train 4/2/16

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

✔ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.
Here Today, Gone Tamale: A Taste of Texas Mystery 5/27/16

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).
A funeral is attended.
A Bed of Scorpions 5/17/16

✔ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.
Published in 2006
Flying Too High 3/25/16

✔ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.
Death at Victoria Dock Kerry Greenwood 4/7/16

✔ 2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.
Anarchy and Old Dogs is set in Laos. 3/17/16

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

✔ Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both.
Murder on St. Mark's Place 4/28/16

✔ 20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).
How to Wash a Cat 3/24

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 21: by Kristy (last edited Apr 12, 2016 12:11PM) (new)

Kristy | 0 comments 2000 Plus Challenge
Level: Bookworm 9 to 12 books/tasks
Duration: March 1 to May 31, 2016
Progress: 7/9

TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series. The Iced Princess

Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.) The Secret Adversary

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year). A Disguise to Die For

The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot. Flawless

The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)Meow If It's Murder

The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M. Read It and Weep by Jenn McKinlay

Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books. Mrs. Jeffries Takes Stock

In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother. Death of a Bacon Heiress

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.) Truffled to Death

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both.

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.

Read It and Weep (Library Lover's Mystery, #4) by Jenn McKinlay The Iced Princess (Snow Globe Shop Mystery, #2) by Christine Husom ] Death of a Bacon Heiress by Lee Hollis A Disguise to Die For (Costume Shop Mystery, #1) by Diane Vallere Mrs. Jeffries Takes Stock (Mrs. Jeffries, #4) by Emily Brightwell Meow If It's Murder (Nick and Nora Mysteries, #1) by T.C. Lotempio Truffled to Death by Kathy Aarons Flawless by Heather Graham The Secret Adversary (Tommy and Tuppence, #1) by Agatha Christie


message 22: by Stacie (last edited May 20, 2016 04:26PM) (new)

Stacie Amelotte | 44 comments I'm going to shoot for level - Peruser: 5 to 8 books/tasks. Hope to be able to bump up a level if all goes well. :)


TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.

Murder in the Paperback Parlor by Ellery Adams 2 March 2016

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

The Diva Steals a Chocolate Kiss by Krista Davis 25 April 2016

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

A Familiar Tail by Delia James 9 April 2016

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.

Ripped From the Pages by Kate Carlisle 15 March 2016

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

Wedding Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke 16 April 2016

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

Dead Men Don't Get the Munchies by Miranda Bliss 15 May 2016

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

Thai Coconut Murder: Book 6 in The Darling Deli Series by Patty Benning 24 March 2016

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

All Fudged Up by Nancy CoCo 11 May 2016

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

Drape Expectations by Karen Rose Smith 7May 2016

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

Pecan Pies and Homicides by Ellery Adams 9 March 2016

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

Lemon Pies and Little White Lies by Ellery Adams 30 March 2016

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

Roast Mortem by Cleo Coyle 4 May 2016

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

Thread Reckoning by Amanda Lee 19 March 2016

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

One Foot in the Grove by Kelly Lane 25 March 2016

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 23: by Jill (new)

Jill (jgeorge4) | 50 comments Level Bookworm (maybe more
Progress 0/9/12

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 24: by Laura (new)

Laura (dogsmomlaura) | 4 comments I will begin at Peruser level. I can not copy/paste from mobile.


message 25: by Caelan (new)

Caelan (caelanm) I'll try Peruser. I think I know which books I'll read, but here's the complete task list.

TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 26: by Kme_17 (new)

Kme_17 | 8 comments I m in :)

2000 PLUS CHALLENGE, 3/1 - 5/31
LEVEL: BOOKWORM, 9-12 books


♦ Read the second book in a series.

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 27: by Tina (new)

Tina | 162 comments I'm in. Lurkdom


message 28: by Christine (new)

Christine | 69 comments This sounds fun. I will try for peruser.


message 29: by Beth (last edited May 28, 2016 04:16PM) (new)

Beth (b2thi6) | 10 comments 2000 Plus Challenge
Level: Bookworm
Duration: March 1 to May 31, 2016
Completed: 0/9-12


TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).
Death of a Nurse by M.C. Beaton Death of a Nurse by M.C. Beaton 7.5.16

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.
To Catch A Killer by Nele Neuhaus To Catch A Killer by Nele Neuhaus 20.3.16

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.
I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh 10.4.16

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.
A Coffin for Charley by Gwendoline Butler A Coffin for Charley by Gwendoline Butler 27.4.16

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.
Shallow Graves by Kali Wallace Shallow Graves by Kali Wallace 15.5.16

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).
An Unholy Mess by Joyce Cato An Unholy Mess by Joyce Cato 4.5.16

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.
The Missing Hours by Emma Kavanagh The Missing Hours by Emma Kavanagh 29.5.16

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)
The Murder Suite by Leonie Mateer The Murder Suite (The Audrey Murders, #1) by Leonie Mateer 26.3.16

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.
False Impressions by Sandra Nikolai False Impressions (Megan Scott & Michael Elliott, #1) by Sandra Nikolai 8.4.16


message 30: by Beth (new)

Beth (b2thi6) | 10 comments What a fantastic challenge! Great tasks. Congrats on getting 2000 members. I'm definitely in and will try for Bookworm.


message 31: by Agnieszka (last edited May 29, 2016 10:09AM) (new)

Agnieszka (agnieszka7) | 14 comments I finished with 6 cozy-mysteries (unfortunatelly iBooks dosn't word since three work and I wasn't able to read the seventh I originally planned for May) and another 13 novels. I wasn't able to find a novel set in Australia - only a short story. I listed it even if I'm not counting it because it's too short. RS stands for romantic suspense - just in case ;-)


TASKS:

Read the second book in a series.
The Chase (Fox and O'Hare, #2) by Janet Evanovich

Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)
Playing With Poison (Cue Ball Mysteries, #1) by Cindy Blackburn

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia. (doesn't count (short-story) - Just for Fun ;-) Sweet Charity: A Short Story by Monica McInerney Chick-Lit)

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (When the Smoke Clears by Lynette Eason Christian RS)

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot. (The Warrior Spy: A Thriller espionage/military-thriller)

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.) (Against the Dark part of Dangerous Connections: 6 Romantic Suspense Series Starters + Bonus HEA Chapters! RS)

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M. (Nacht im Central Park by Guillaume Musso - no English translation yet genre-mix: mystery/thriller/drama/RS)

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books. Der Tod ist mein=Conspiracy in Death sci-fi RS)

In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.
Death on a Deadline ( Sleuthing Sisters Mystery) by Christine Lynxwiler

"It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.
The Job (Fox and O'Hare #3) by Janet Evanovich

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument. (Winter by Frankie Rose genre-mix: RS/mystery/drama/NA)

In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.
Above the Bridge (Paige MacKenzie Mysteries #1) by Deborah Garner

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts). (Bad Company by Carol Carson western historical romance)

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010. (Guarding Suzannah RS)

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K. (Des Todes liebste Beute=I'm Watching You by Karen Rose RS)

♦ 2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live. Mord im Orientexpress=Murder on the Orient Express mystery/classics)

The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)
Tricky Twenty-Two (Stephanie Plum, #22) by Janet Evanovich

♦ Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron) (Spiel mit dem Mörder=Witness in Death by J.D. Robb Sci-Fi RS)

♦ 20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count). (Playing With Fire genre-mix: YA/mystery/suspense - clean-read)

♦ Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning. (The Search RS)


message 32: by Caroline (new)

Caroline | 4 comments I'm in and I'll start with the Peruser Level

TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 33: by Lls (new)

Lls | 1 comments Will try it...Peruser

Tasks:
Read the second book in a series.

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 34: by Jeannie (new)

Jeannie Hasenkamp | 47 comments I'm in! Bookworm


Jenny from Ukraine  | 1 comments 2000 Plus Challenge
Progress:

Level: Lurkdom: 1 to 4 books/tasks


TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 36: by Christina (last edited Mar 30, 2016 06:16PM) (new)

Christina | 24 comments I'm going to try for Bookworm (9-12 tasks.)

Progress:
TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.
Tails, You Lose

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

The Hippopotamus Pool

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

Geared for the Grave

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

Kneading to Die

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

Aunt Dimity and the Wishing Well

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

Caught Dead Handed

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

The Last Camel Died at Noon

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

Thread and Gone

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.

Death of a Crabby Cook: A Food Festival Mystery


message 37: by Troll (last edited Apr 30, 2016 05:47PM) (new)

Troll Girl | 33 comments Peruser level.

TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.
Hail to the Chef (A White House Chef Mystery, #2) by Julie Hyzy by Julie Hyzy

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)
Sprinkle with Murder (Cupcake Bakery Mystery, #1) by Jenn McKinlay

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).
Homicide in Hardcover (Bibliophile Mystery #1) by Kate Carlisle

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.
Cooking Up Murder (A Cooking Class Mystery, #1) by Miranda Bliss

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.
State of the Onion (A White House Chef Mystery, #1) by Julie Hyzy

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.
If Books Could Kill (Bibliophile Mystery #2) by Kate Carlisle

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)
Town in a Lobster Stew (A Candy Holliday Mystery, #2) by B.B. Haywood

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 38: by Jeanne (last edited May 12, 2016 07:15PM) (new)

Jeanne (oldemill) | 204 comments While I would like to do it all, I'm going to try for Bookworm (9-12 tasks.) Then I updated this to Avid Reader (13 - 16 ). Updated to Bibliophile (17-20)

2000 Plus Challenge
Level: Avid Reader (13-16)
Duration: March 1 to May 31, 2016
Completed: 20/17 - 20

TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.

I think I'll use my April Challenge book, The Curse of the Pharoahs by Elizabeth Peters, which I believe is book #2 in the Amelia Peabody series for this one unless she wears glasses in this book. Have finished reading this. The Curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters Summary & Study Guide by BookRags

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

Read: Scorched Eggs by Laura Childs -- it's a Cackleberry Club mystery. Scorched Eggs (Cackleberry Club, #6) by Laura Childs

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

Cocaine Blues, Kerry Greenwood - a Phryne Fisher mystery. Completed. It wasn't a favorite, but I may go back to the series at some later time and try again. Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fisher, #1) by Kerry Greenwood

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

Read Death of a Nurse, published just this past February by M. C. Beaton. Death of a Nurse (Hamish Macbeth, #31) by M.C. Beaton

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.

Read: Stop the Presses by Robert Goldborough. It's a Nero Wolfe mystery where the victim was killed by gunshot. Stop the Presses! by Robert Goldsborough

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

Read: Instead of the Patterson book, I read Death by Honeybee by Abigail Keam Death by a Honeybee by Abigail Keam The main character, Josiah Reynolds, is recently widowed.

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

Read: Mary Daheim, Alpine Decoy The Alpine Decoy by Mary Daheim

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

Mrs. Jeffries Takes the Prize by Emily Brightwell - Read

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

Cleo Coyle, Once Upon a Grind. Clare Cosi, manager of the Village Blend coffee house and single mother, finds herself in the midst of murder in this series of cozy mysteries. Once Upon a Grind by Cleo Coyle

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

Completed Task: I have chosen to read Corrupted by Lisa Scottoline; read and evaluated by my friend Linda Grant DeNardo, a Goodreads participant. This was a really good book and I recommend this to all. Corrupted (Rosato & DiNunzio, #3) by Lisa Scottoline

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

Finished: The Singing Sleuth The Singing Sleuth by D.B. Barton by D.B. Barton. Didn't really expect to like this book and only chose it because of the singing aspect. I was surprised that there were 4 sequels to this book and thought it must at least be a decent read. I have to say I found myself enjoying the book, the characters, and the plot. It was much better than I expected.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

I hope this counts. I read the first book featuring Daisy Gumm Majesty, Strong Spirits in which she really masquerades as a medium. Strong Spirits (Daisy Gumm Majesty #1) by Alice Duncan It was assigned to me for the May challenge. While I didn't like the book and had a different series subsequently assigned, I did read this first one.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

Read: The Devil's Seal by Peter Tremayne. The MC is Sister Fidelma a religeuse in Ireland during, I believe, the 6th Century. The Devil's Seal (Sister Fidelma, #25) by Peter Tremayne

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

Read: The Chocolate Jewel Case Murder by Joanna Carl, published in 2007. The Chocolate Jewel Case (A Chocoholic Mystery, #7) by JoAnna Carl

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

Finished: Lee Harris, The Yom Kipper Murder The Yom Kippur Murder (Christine Bennett, #2) by Lee Harris

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

Read: Private Paris by James Paterson Private Paris (Private, #10) by James Patterson

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

Instead of Lee Harris The Thanksgiving Day Murder The Thanksgiving Day Murder (Christine Bennett, #6) by Lee Harris , (because I had already read a Lee Harris for this challenge), I read Tippy-Toe Murder by Leslie Meier. Tippy Toe Murder (A Lucy Stone Mystery, #2) by Leslie Meier

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)

Finished: Murder on the Half Shelf by Lorna Barrett Murder on the Half Shelf (Booktown Mystery, #6) by Lorna Barrett

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

Read: The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun by Sebastian Japrisot The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun by Sébastien Japrisot

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.

Read: The Golden Spiders by Rex Stout. One of the MC was taken to the police station for questioning in both chapter 11 and chapter 15. The Golden Spiders (Nero Wolfe, #22) by Rex Stout

Completed May 12, 2016 09:47 pm
Feb 28, 2016 05:00AM
Edited March 2, 2016


message 39: by Barbara (last edited May 30, 2016 09:03PM) (new)

Barbara Sousa | 447 comments Level: Bookworm

Progress: 12 books

TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)
Listened (audio) 5/3/16): The Target (Will Robie, #3) by David Baldacci The Target by David Baldacci (Will Robie and Jessica Reel are partners)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.
Listened: 4/10/16 (audio): The Escape (John Puller, #3) by David Baldacci The Escape by David Baldacci (not a cozy but 3rd in the John Puller series -- book opens with a shooting and there are multiple shootings throughout)

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)
Read 4/24/2016: The Grilling Season (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #7) by Diane Mott Davidson The Grilling Season by Diane Mott Davidson (Goldy's ex-husband (the Jerk) is arrested for the murder of his current girlfriend).

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.
Listened 3/20/16 (audio): X (Kinsey Millhone, #24) by Sue Grafton X by Sue Grafton (Kinsey Milhone #24)

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.
Listened March 5 (audio): Touch & Go (Tessa Leoni, #2) by Lisa Gardner Touch & Go by Lisa Gardner (Tessa Leoni is a single mom of daughter Sophie)

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).
Read March 3: Tough Cookie (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #9) by Diane Mott Davidson Tough Cookie by Diane Mott Davidson. (In the final scene, Goldy attends a church service at Christmastime.)

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.
Read May 27: Prime Cut (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #8) by Diane Mott Davidson Prime Cut by Diane Mott Davidson. (Published March 2000)

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.
Read 3/28/16: Rise of First World by Christopher Katava Rise of First World by Christopher Katava (not a cozy - was written by my friend's uncle)

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.
Read 3/21/16: Mrs. Malory and the Silent Killer by Hazel Holt Mrs. Malory and the Silent Killer by Hazel Holt (Sheila Malory lives in Taviscombe, England)

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)
Read March 10: Thugs and Kisses (An Odelia Grey Mystery, #3) by Sue Ann Jaffarian Thugs and Kisses by Sue Ann Jaffarian

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)
Listened 5/29/16 (audio): Mightier Than the Sword (The Clifton Chronicles, #5) by Jeffrey Archer Mightier Than the Sword by Jeffrey Archer (Not a cozy but 4th in a really good series)

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).
Read 4/09/16: The Cruellest Month (Mrs. Malory Mysteries, #2) by Hazel Holt The Cruellest Month by Hazel Holt (originally was going to use as second in a series, but the victim and two of the suspects all wore glasses)

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 40: by Nell (new)

Nell | 2868 comments Mod
Michelle

I added you to the challenge. Please copy the task list not the list of players and post it in this thread.


message 41: by Kate (last edited May 22, 2016 01:30PM) (new)

Kate (fictreader) | 32 comments This group always has the best challenges!! I am going to select the bookworm level, but hope to increase to Avid Reader or Bibliophile!!

Progress: 9 of 9/12 (as of 5/22/2016)
TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.

Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.) - Completed (3/1/2016) NYPD Red 4 by James Patterson


The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia. - Completed (3/8/2016) Raisins and Almonds by Kerry Greenwood

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot. - Completed (3/5/2016) Three to Get Deadly by Janet Evanovich

The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.) - Completed (4/21/2016) Ho-Ho-Homicide by Kaitlyn Dunnett

The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M. - (Completed 3/13/2016) Art in the Blood: A Sherlock Holmes Adventure by Bonnie MacBird

Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books. - Four to Score by Janet Evanovich (Completed 5/22/2016)

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

"It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends. -Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death by James Runcie (Completed 5/15/2016)

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.) - Trouble at High Tide by Jessica Fletcher (Completed 5/3/2016)

Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron) - Completed 4/9/16 - Sugar Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 42: by Nell (last edited Apr 06, 2016 05:41AM) (new)

Nell | 2868 comments Mod
Welcome to the challenge everyone. I'm excited that so many of you are joining in the fun.

Message two has a list of all the players who have signed up. Please check to be sure that your name is there and let me know if I missed anyone. Your name is a link to your tasks list to make it easier to find.

Happy reading
Nell


message 43: by Joni (last edited Mar 02, 2016 08:01AM) (new)

Joni (joni214) | 45 comments If not too late I would like to join...

Peruser Level

TASKS:

♦ Read the second book in a series.

♦ Two is the number of partnership. Read a book with a crime-solving duo (spouses, partners, friends, etc.)

♦ The 2000 Summer Olympic games were held in Sydney, Australia. Read a book set in Australia.

♦ February is the second month of the year. Read a book published in February (of any year).

♦ The 20th President of the United States was James A. Garfield. He served in office for only 200 days before he was assassinated. Read a book where someone is shot.

♦ The 20th card in the Tarot deck is Judgment. This card symbolizes transition, decisions and major change. Read a book where the MC has a major change in his/her life. (divorces, changes job, moves, gets married, has a child, etc.)

♦ The Roman numeral for 2000 is MM. Read a book where the author's first or last name begins with the letter M.

♦ Double Digits. Read any book from a series that has 20 or more books.

♦ In 2000, the most popular tv show in the United States was "Gilmore Girls". The show was about a single mother with a teenage daughter. Read a book where the MC is a single mother.

♦ "It Takes Two" is the name of a popular hip-hop song. Read a book from the shelf of one of your Goodreads friends.

♦ The Billboard 200 ranks the top-selling music recordings. Read a book where one of the characters sings or plays a musical instrument.

♦ In Numerology, the number two is associated with intuition and psychic ability. Read a book where the MC is psychic or has paranormal ability.

♦ The top song in 2000 was "Breathe" by Faith Hill. Read a book where the MC is a clergy person or the spouse of a clergy person or where the MC attends church at least once (attending a funeral counts).

♦ Cozy Mystery Corner has over 2000 members. Read a book published between 2000 and 2010.

♦ The year 2000 is referred to as Y2K. Read a book with a title that begins with the letter Y or K OR the author's first or last name begins with Y or K.

♦2000 was the first year of the 21st century. So far this century has been marked by the rise of globalization. Read a book that is NOT set in the country where you live.

♦The 20th letter of the alphabet is "T". Read a book with a title that begins with the letter T. (Titles beginning with the word "The" cannot be used for this task.)

♦Mississippi was the 20th state to join the United States. Read a book set in Mississippi OR by an author from Mississippi OR a book where M and S are the first letters of any word in the title or the author's name or a combination of both. (For example: Title: Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson; Author: To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Combo: Storm Track by Margaret Maron)

♦20/20 vision is the standard for visual acuity tests. Read a book with a character who wears glasses at some point in the story (sunglasses count).

♦Twenty Questions was a popular party game that became a radio quiz program in the 1940's and a television game show in the 1950's. Read a book where a character is taken to the police station for questioning.


message 44: by Nell (last edited Mar 02, 2016 04:30AM) (new)

Nell | 2868 comments Mod
Sure Joni. You can join during the challenge.

Check your tasks list above. You copied some extra wording at the top and bottom.


Hilary (A Wytch's Book Review) (knyttwytch) | 991 comments First book was easy! A book from another Country other than my own, seeing as I live in England and a lot of Cozies are set in the US ...

Anyhow first book is A Churn for the Worse (An Amish Mystery #5) by Laura Bradford


message 46: by Marisa (new)

Marisa (moretta) | 420 comments Hilary, I'll have that task easy too, as I live in Spain :)


Hilary (A Wytch's Book Review) (knyttwytch) | 991 comments Marisa wrote: "Hilary, I'll have that task easy too, as I live in Spain :)"

It helps doesn't it lol :D


message 48: by Nell (last edited Mar 03, 2016 06:12AM) (new)

Nell | 2868 comments Mod
Hilary wrote: "First book was easy! A book from another Country other than my own, seeing as I live in England and a lot of Cozies are set in the US ..."

So many cozies are set in the US or England. It's easier for non-US residents and pushes those of us in the US to read a cozy set somewhere else.

Hilary - Be sure to edit your tasks list to report this one as done.


message 49: by Joni (new)

Joni (joni214) | 45 comments Nell wrote: "Sure Joni. You can join during the challenge.

Check your tasks list above. You copied some extra wording at the top and bottom."


Thanks. I cleaned it up as I copied from someone else...guess I got everything...ha ha!!

Going to try PERUSER LEVEL - 5-8 books


message 50: by Anastasia (new)

Anastasia (anastasiaruff) | 123 comments Finished my first book for the challenge Ghost a la Mode Have put this one under the 20th Tarot card- Judgement. The main character is going through divorce and learns that she can see and converse with ghosts.
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


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