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message 1: by Gisbelle (last edited Mar 11, 2016 04:29PM) (new)

Gisbelle | 27299 comments Movie Night #7
Team 5

Team Leader: Ramneek
Team Members:


description Vanessa
description Michelle
description Jenn
description Aly


message 2: by Jenn (new)

Jenn Sternshein (bookdorkjenn) | 449 comments Hey guys, my first time trying this challenge but it looked fun! So I'm excited!


message 3: by Vanessa (new)

Vanessa (nessx) | 369 comments Hey everyone ! I'm excited too Jenn =)


message 4: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments Hi everyone!! This is my first movie night challenge too so I'm really looking forward to it :) I'm pretty terrible at coming up with names but I'll try to think of some in a bit


message 5: by Jenn (new)

Jenn Sternshein (bookdorkjenn) | 449 comments Some team names I was thinking about... bookies, the five booktastics, book-a-anistas, book baristas, book crazies... just a few ideas.


message 6: by ❤ Aly ❤ (new)

❤ Aly ❤ | 577 comments Hi everyone


message 7: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments Jenn wrote: "Some team names I was thinking about... bookies, the five booktastics, book-a-anistas, book baristas, book crazies... just a few ideas."

Great ideas Jenn! I really like Bookies or Book Crazies! Is anyone up for being team captain/leader? :)


message 8: by Jenn (new)

Jenn Sternshein (bookdorkjenn) | 449 comments Im not really up for team leader would you like to Ramneek?


message 9: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments If no one else wants to then yeah, I don't mind doing it! :)


message 10: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments Does everyone want to PM me movie suggestions so I can send them to Gisbelle?


message 11: by Jenn (new)

Jenn Sternshein (bookdorkjenn) | 449 comments Sounds good Ramneek. Did we decide on a name? I still really like bookies!


message 12: by Vanessa (new)

Vanessa (nessx) | 369 comments I say yes to Bookies :)


message 13: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments yay, I really like the Bookies too! I'll post on the thread in a bit :)


message 14: by ❤ Aly ❤ (new)

❤ Aly ❤ | 577 comments That name is fine with me


message 15: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments Thanks for posting Jenn! :)


message 16: by Jenn (new)

Jenn Sternshein (bookdorkjenn) | 449 comments no prob.... I was hoping you wouldn't mind, I was a little bored last night, lol.


message 17: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments Haha of course not!


message 18: by Jenn (new)

Jenn Sternshein (bookdorkjenn) | 449 comments Weekly Requirements

Genre: Action or historical fiction
Cover: A man or a weapon
Plot: Slavery
Title: Gladiator
Name: Ridley, David, Russell, Joaquin, & Connie
Setting: Italy or Published 2000

Hidden Words: blood, revenge, famous, leg and horse.


message 19: by Vanessa (new)

Vanessa (nessx) | 369 comments Has anyone tried to message Michelle ?


message 20: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments Vanessa wrote: "Has anyone tried to message Michelle ?"

I'll message her now :)


message 21: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments I just sent Michelle a message with a link to our group :)


message 22: by Vanessa (new)

Vanessa (nessx) | 369 comments Ramneek wrote: "I just sent Michelle a message with a link to our group :)"

Great ! Hopefully she replies or we'll have to ask Gisbelle for a replacement


message 23: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments Points System
Individual Points
Genre: 1 point
Cover: 2 points
Plot: 3 points
Title: 4 points
Name (author or book): 5 points
Setting: 6 points

Hidden Words: 1 point for each word


Team Points
Extra points will be awarded to the team if everyone in the team finishes their book within:

Day 1 or 2 = 3pt
Day 3 or 4 = 2pt
Day 5 or 6 = 1pt
Day 7+ = no extra point


message 24: by Ramneek (last edited Mar 05, 2016 03:53AM) (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments I'm going to start looking for books and just post them here :)
The Gladiator by Carla Capshaw
Genre: Action or ✓historical fiction
Cover: ✓A man or a weapon
Plot: ✓Slavery
Title: ✓Gladiator
Name: Ridley, David, Russell, Joaquin, & Connie
Setting: ✓Italy or Published 2000

Hidden Words: ✓blood, revenge, famous, leg and ✓horse
Points: 1+2+3+4+6+2 = 18 points


message 25: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments Gladiator Heart by Alyssa Morgan
Genre: Action or ✓historical fiction
Cover: ✓A man or a weapon
Plot: ✓Slavery
Title: ✓Gladiator
Name: Ridley, David, Russell, Joaquin, & Connie
Setting: ✓Italy or Published 2000

Hidden Words: ✓blood, ✓revenge, famous, ✓leg and ✓horse
Points: 1+2+3+4+6+4 = 20 points

Fight for Freedom (Gladiator, #1) by Simon Scarrow
Genre: Action or ✓historical fiction
Cover: ✓A man or a weapon
Plot: ✓Slavery
Title: ✓Gladiator
Name: Ridley, David, Russell, Joaquin, & Connie
Setting: ✓Italy or Published 2000

Hidden Words: ✓blood, ✓revenge, famous, ✓leg and ✓horse
Points: 1+2+3+4+6+4 = 20 points


message 26: by Jenn (new)

Jenn Sternshein (bookdorkjenn) | 449 comments Gladiatrix (Gladiatrix, #1) by Russell Whitfield

Genre: Historical fiction +1
Cover: weapon +2
Plot: Slavery +3
Name: Russell +5
Setting: Italy +6

Hidden Words: (not sure yet)


message 27: by Vanessa (new)

Vanessa (nessx) | 369 comments I was thinking of Fight for Freedom (Gladiator, #1) by Simon Scarrow but I'll read whichever one I can get from those options Ramneek =)


message 28: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments Vanessa wrote: "I was thinking of Fight for Freedom (Gladiator, #1) by Simon Scarrow but I'll read whichever one I can get from those options Ramneek =)"

I'll probably read that too, plus it's the shortest haha


message 29: by Michelle (last edited Mar 06, 2016 01:35PM) (new)

Michelle | 777 comments OMG!! Hi!! Sorry for being so late. I didn't even know what day is it today. Again, sorry!

Anyway, I guess I'll read The Gladiator by Carla Capshaw since it was the only one I could get right now. I'll start reading it right now and I promise I won't be late again.(:


message 30: by Vanessa (new)

Vanessa (nessx) | 369 comments Michelle wrote: "OMG!! Hi!! Sorry for being so late. I didn't even know what day is it today. Again, sorry!

Anyway, I guess I'll read The Gladiator by Carla Capshaw since it was the only one I could get right n..."


Glad you joined us Michelle ! :)


message 31: by Jenn (new)

Jenn Sternshein (bookdorkjenn) | 449 comments Michelle wrote: "OMG!! Hi!! Sorry for being so late. I didn't even know what day is it today. Again, sorry!

Anyway, I guess I'll read The Gladiator by Carla Capshaw since it was the only one I could get right n..."


lol.. no worries michelle. glad you joined us! :D


message 32: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments awesome, hi Michelle!! :)


message 33: by Jenn (new)

Jenn Sternshein (bookdorkjenn) | 449 comments how's everyone's books going?


message 34: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments I'm going to be starting mine today!
Fight for Freedom
I'm a bit nervous because I normally struggle to read historical fiction haha, fingers crossed!
How's yours going?

Which books did everyone decide to go with?


message 35: by Vanessa (new)

Vanessa (nessx) | 369 comments I ended up getting Fight for Freedom (Gladiator, #1) by Simon Scarrow and I'm about half way through with it. Its actually not too bad, which I'm glad about :)


message 36: by Jenn (new)

Jenn Sternshein (bookdorkjenn) | 449 comments i'm about half way through Gladiatrix (Gladiatrix, #1) by Russell Whitfield how far is everyone else?


message 37: by Vanessa (new)

Vanessa (nessx) | 369 comments I'm finished =)

Fight for Freedom (Gladiator, #1) by Simon Scarrow
Review
Genre: historical fiction (+1)
Cover: A man (+2)
Plot: Slavery (+3)
Title: Gladiator (+4)
Setting: Italy (+6)

Hidden Words: blood, revenge, leg, horse (+4)
Total: 20 points


message 38: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments Week 2 is up!

John Tucker Must Die
Weekly Requirements

Genre: Romance
Cover: Jeans or high heels
Plot: Revenge
Title: A person's name; must or die
Name: Betty, Jeff, Jesse, Arielle, Ashanti, or Sophia
Setting: Canada or Published 2006

Hidden Words: girlfriend, cheerleader, chocolate, bra, and wink


message 39: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments I love this movie so much! haha


message 40: by Vanessa (new)

Vanessa (nessx) | 369 comments Ramneek wrote: "I love this movie so much! haha"

Eek me too ! I'm also glad we'll be reading some romance =)


message 41: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments Vanessa wrote: "Ramneek wrote: "I love this movie so much! haha"

Eek me too ! I'm also glad we'll be reading some romance =)"


Me too! It's a bit more in my comfort zone hehe


message 42: by Vanessa (new)

Vanessa (nessx) | 369 comments Ramneek wrote: "Me too! It's a bit more in my comfort zone hehe"

You and I both :D


message 43: by Jenn (new)

Jenn Sternshein (bookdorkjenn) | 449 comments I completely agree... i'm having a hard time finishing my first book.. i'm gonna try to get through it tonight...


message 44: by Jenn (new)

Jenn Sternshein (bookdorkjenn) | 449 comments for the next round i'm gonna read
Jesse's Girl (Hundred Oaks) by Miranda Kenneally
romance +1
jeans +2
title someone's name +4
Jesse +5

not sure on hidden words yet


message 45: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments Jenn wrote: "for the next round i'm gonna read
Jesse's Girl (Hundred Oaks) by Miranda Kenneally
romance +1
jeans +2
title someone's name +4
Jesse +5

not sure on hidden words yet"


Oooh, that looks like a good one! I'll post any other ones that I find :)


message 46: by Jenn (new)

Jenn Sternshein (bookdorkjenn) | 449 comments I found a few more books that seem to work for this next challenge, if anyone needs some ideas let me know...:)


message 47: by Ramneek (new)

Ramneek | 360 comments If you could post them whenever you have the time that would be amazing Jenn :)


message 48: by Jenn (new)

Jenn Sternshein (bookdorkjenn) | 449 comments i'll post them in just a bit ramneek... i'm about to finish my book and post my review for the first movie. we haven't claimed our points yet.. looks like vanessa is the only one to finish. :(


message 49: by Vanessa (new)

Vanessa (nessx) | 369 comments Jenn wrote: "i'll post them in just a bit ramneek... i'm about to finish my book and post my review for the first movie. we haven't claimed our points yet.. looks like vanessa is the only one to finish. :("

No pressure hey :). Keen for this week but I haven't looked for any books yet. Please do post the ones you've found and I'll try and look for a few too


message 50: by Jenn (last edited Mar 13, 2016 06:04PM) (new)

Jenn Sternshein (bookdorkjenn) | 449 comments Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1) by Kendare Blake
Plot: Revenge +3
Title: A person's name +4
Setting: Canada +6
13+ points

Dear George Clooney Please Marry My Mom by Susin Nielsen
Genre: Romance +1
Cover: Jeans +2
Title: A person's name +4
Setting: Canada +6
13+ Points

Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally
Genre: Romance +1
Cover: Jeans +2
Title: A person's name +4
7+

A Castle of Sand (A Shade of Vampire, #3) by Bella Forrest
Genre: Romance +1
Cover: Jeans +2
Plot: Revenge +3
Name: Sophia +5
11+ points

Dorothy Must Die (Dorothy Must Die, #1) by Danielle Paige
Cover:high heels +2
Plot: Revenge +3
Title: A person's name; must or die +4
9+ points


none include hidden words...

I had a few more I found.. it takes a few to make this list so i'll add them in the am, sorry guy


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