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message 1: by Diana S (last edited May 31, 2014 11:12PM) (new)

Diana S | 2093 comments Mod
Please post the tasks you have completed in this thread.

The following format is greatly appreciated:

Scoreboard name (if different from GR name)
Task # and Title
Link to book or Title AND Author
Review (optional)
Points for this Task (optional)
Pages for this Task (optional)
Books for this Task (optional)
Total Points
Total Pages
Total Books (optional)

Total Points (Updated: 5/31/14)
Linda C - 12
Mickslibrarian - 11
Thyan - 8
Bethany - 8
Diana S - 6
Tessa - 6
Jessica - 2
Ayundabs - 2




Total Pages (Updated: 5/31/14)
Linda C - 3425
Mickslibrarian - 3015
Bethany - 2869
Thyan - 2476
Tessa - 2189
Diana S - 1813
Ayundabs - 890
Jessica - 856


message 2: by Diana S (last edited May 01, 2014 09:45PM) (new)

Diana S | 2093 comments Mod
All May Tasks are up now! :)

Happy Reading! & Have Fun!


message 3: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 717 comments TESSA


Task 1.3 World Press Freedom Day
Read a book of my choice

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald ✔ – 01May14 (400 pg)

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 400

Grand Total Points - 1
Grand Total pages read - 400



message 4: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2093 comments Mod
Great Start Tessa! :D
How do you like the book? I loved it!


message 5: by Diana S (last edited May 10, 2014 10:58PM) (new)

Diana S | 2093 comments Mod
1.5 World Walk Day
The Wildwater Walking Club by Claire Cook (5/3/14) 256 pp.

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 256


message 6: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 717 comments Diana S wrote: "Great Start Tessa! :D
How do you like the book? I loved it!"


Zelda got 4 stars from me.
Link to my full review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


message 7: by Diana S (last edited May 10, 2014 10:59PM) (new)

Diana S | 2093 comments Mod
1.3 World Press Freedom Day
Blackberry Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke (5/5/14) 357 pp.

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 357

Total Points: 2
Total Pages: 613


message 8: by Cristina (new)

Cristina (thyan) | 17 comments 1.5 World Walk Day

An Inquiry Into Love and Death by Simone St. James by Simone St. James

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 368
Books for this Task:1


message 9: by Cristina (new)

Cristina (thyan) | 17 comments 1.4. May Flowers

Read a book where the author’s First and Last initials can be found in BLOSSOM

Nadie vale más que otro by Lorenzo Silva

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 216
Books for this Task: 1

Total Points: 2
Total Pages: 584
Total Books: 2


message 10: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 840 comments Task 1.5 World Walk Day

On the Island (On the Island, #1) by Tracey Garvis-Graves On the Island - Tracey Garvis-Graves (4 stars) 5/5/14 [347]

This task - 1 point
Pages - 347

Total points - 1
Total pages - 347



message 11: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 840 comments Task 1.3 World Press Freedom Day

Murder by Mishap (Edna Davies Mystery, #3) - Suzanne Young (4 stars) 5/3/14 [268]

This task - 1 point
Pages - 268

Total points - 2
Total pages - 615



message 12: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2093 comments Mod
Hi Linda,
How was your trip?


message 13: by Diana S (last edited May 10, 2014 10:59PM) (new)

Diana S | 2093 comments Mod
1.2 National Circus Day
Horses - Dead Heat by Dick Francis Dead Heat by Dick Francis (5/8/14) 342 pp.

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 342

Total Points: 3
Total Pages: 955


message 14: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 840 comments Diana S wrote: "Hi Linda,
How was your trip?"


Fabulous! Took almost 2000 pictures and saw a ton of stuff. Great weather and delicious food. I highly recommend transatlantic and Mediterranean cruising.


message 15: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 463 comments 1.3 World Press Freedom Day
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Points: 1
Pages: 487


message 16: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2093 comments Mod
Linda C wrote: "Diana S wrote: "Hi Linda,
How was your trip?"

Fabulous! Took almost 2000 pictures and saw a ton of stuff. Great weather and delicious food. I highly recommend transatlantic and Mediterranean cruis..."


What Fun! :D I'll have to keep that in mind, when planning our next trip. :)


message 17: by Cristina (new)

Cristina (thyan) | 17 comments 2.1. Growing Up

Read two books

1. Children’s Day
Read a book that has a child on its cover OR read a book in the genre of Children fiction. (The book must be 100 pages or more)

The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

2. Graduation
Read a book set (at least partly) in a school

The Professor by Charlotte Brontë

Points for this Task: 2
Pages for this Task: 432 (172 + 260)
Books for this Task: 2

Total Points: 4
Total Pages: 1016
Total Books: 4


message 18: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 717 comments TESSA
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Task 1.1 Monthly Letters - C I N C O


The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town - INnOCent Man: Murder and InjustiCe in a Small Town

THIS TASK
Point earned - 1
Pages read - 360

TOTAL POINTS EARNED - 2
TOTAL PAGES READ - 760



message 19: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 367 comments 3.1 Bethany's Task - Time Travel

A. Past (pre-1900) When He Was Wicked by Julia Quinn May 5

B. Present (1950-now) Death Come Quickly by Susan Wittig Albert May 11

C. Future Insurgent by Veronica Roth May 12

Points for this Task: 3
Pages for this Task: 1197
Books for this Task: 3
Total Points: 3
Total Pages: 1197
Total Books: 3


message 20: by Mickslibrarian (last edited May 12, 2014 06:31PM) (new)

Mickslibrarian | 367 comments 2.1 Growing Up

1. Children's Day - Becoming Naomi Leon by Pam Muñoz Ryan May 3

AND

2. Graduation - Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett May 12

Points for this Task: 2
Pages for this Task: 500
Books for this Task: 2
Total Points: 5
Total Pages: 1697
Total Books: 5


message 21: by Cristina (new)

Cristina (thyan) | 17 comments 1.2. National Circus Day

Magic Slays by Ilona Andrews

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 315
Books for this Task: 1

Total Points: 5
Total Pages: 1331
Total Books: 5


message 22: by Stalking (new)

Stalking Kafka 1.5 World Walk Day

Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea - May 16

Points for this task: 1
Pages for this task: 314
Books fot this task: 1


Total Points: 1
Total Pages: 314
Total Books: 1


message 23: by Stalking (new)

Stalking Kafka Task 1.3 World Press Freedom Day

White Teethby Zadie Smith

This task - 1 point
Pages - 542

Total points - 2
Total pages - 856


message 24: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 463 comments 2.2 The End of the Road(Route 66)
A. Everybody Sees the Ants by AS King (280 pgs) 5/11/14
B. Earth Abides by George R. Stewart (345 pgs) 5/17/14

Points: 2
Pages: 625
Total Points: 3
Total Pages: 1112
Total Books: 3


message 25: by Diana S (last edited May 17, 2014 01:33PM) (new)

Diana S | 2093 comments Mod
Hi Bethany,

From the description of the book ( Earth Abides) I couldn't tell where the book is set in. Please give me more info.
Thanks :)


message 26: by Bethany (last edited May 17, 2014 02:57PM) (new)

Bethany | 463 comments It is set in the San Francisco Bay area of California.

It can be found on this list: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/3...


message 27: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2093 comments Mod
Thanks again Bethany :)


message 28: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 840 comments Task 2.3 Most Pages Read (Mickslibrarian's Task) TBF Time
Read one book by two different authors who will be appearing at the Rochester Teen Book Festival on May 17. http://www.tbflive.org/documents/2014...

Croak (Croak, #1) - Gina Damico (4 stars) 5/16/14 [311]

Cold Calls - Charles Benoit (3.5 stars) 5/17/14 [278]

This task - 2
Pages - 589

Total points - 4
Total pages - 1204



message 29: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 367 comments 1.3 World Press Freedom Day

Son of the Mob by Gordon Korman May 18

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 262
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 6
Total Pages: 1959
Total Books: 6


message 30: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 840 comments Task 1.1 Monthly Letters
Read a book that has the following letters C.I.N.C.O in the title.

Choice Deceptions ChOICe DeceptioNs - Emma Jensen (3 stars) 5/18/14 [220]

This task - 1
Pages - 220

Total points - 5
Total pages - 1424



message 31: by Mickslibrarian (last edited May 19, 2014 10:53AM) (new)

Mickslibrarian | 367 comments 1.1 Monthly Letters

Master of Deceit: J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies by Marc Aronson May 18

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 230
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 7
Total Pages: 2189
Total Books: 7


message 32: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 717 comments TESSA
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Task 1.2 - National Circus Day

BEAR - Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt ✔ – 17May14 (360 pg)

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 360

Total points earned - 3
Total pages read - 1120



message 33: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 367 comments 1.2 National Circus Day

The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo May 20 (tiger)

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 128
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 8
Total Pages: 2317
Total Books: 8


message 34: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 717 comments TESSA
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Task 1.5 - World Walk Day

The Barbarian Nurseries by Héctor Tobar ✔ – 22May14 (432 pg)
It's a little hard to see, but she is walking down the street.

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 432

Total points earned - 4
Total pages read - 1552



message 35: by Diana S (last edited May 23, 2014 10:28PM) (new)

Diana S | 2093 comments Mod
1.4 May Flowers

(BlossoM)
Miranda Bliss' Dead Men Don't Get the Munchies (5/17/14) 237 pp.

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 237

Total Points: 4
Total Pages: 1192


message 36: by Diana S (last edited May 24, 2014 10:39PM) (new)

Diana S | 2093 comments Mod
2.1 Growing Up
*Children's Day

A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore (5/24/14) 387 pp.
*Graduation
(Maranatha Bilingual Institution)
Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat (5/16/15) 234 pp.

Points Earned: 2
Pages Read: 621

Total Points 6
Total Pages 1813


message 37: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 367 comments 1.5 World Walk Day

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson May 25

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 276
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 9
Total Pages: 2593
Total Books: 9


message 38: by Linda C (last edited May 25, 2014 10:02PM) (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 840 comments Task 3.1 Bethany's Task - Time Travel Read Three Books

A. Past (pre-1900)
The Queen of Hearts - Michelle Martin (5 stars) 5/11/14 (Regency era) [252]

B. Present (1950-now)
Murder by Proxy (Edna Davies Mystery, #2) - Suzanne Young (4 stars) 5/2/14 [224]

C. Future
The Forest of Hands and Teeth - Carrie Ryan (3 stars) 5/25/14 (post-apocalyptic earth) [310]

This task - 3
Pages - 786

Total points - 8
Total pages - 2210



message 39: by Cristina (new)

Cristina (thyan) | 17 comments Task 3.1 Bethany's Task - Time Travel Read Three Books

A. Past (pre-1900)
Cut to the Quickby Kate Ross((Around 1825) [410]

B. Present (1950-now)
La estrategia del agua by Lorenzo Silva [384]

C. Future
Clean by Alex Hughes (Undeterminated point in future) [351]

This task - 3
Pages - 1145

Total points - 8
Total pages - 2476


message 40: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 463 comments 3.1 Bethany's Task--Time Travel
A. Past
Inferno by Dante Alighieri 5/19/14 (427 pgs)
B. Present
Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson 5/24/14 (313 pgs)
C. Future
The Maze Runner by James Dashner 5/26/14 (374 pgs)

Points: 3
Pages: 1114

Total points: 6
Total pages: 2226
Total books: 6


message 41: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 840 comments Task 2.1 Growing Up
1. Children's Day
Read a book that has a child on its cover OR Read a book in the genre of Children fiction.
Hattie Big Sky - Kirby Larson (4 stars) 5/10/14 [289]
2. Graduation
Read a book set (a least partly) in a school.
Caddie Woodlawn - Carol Ryrie Brink (4 stars) 5/27/14 [242]

This task - 2
Pages - 531

Total points - 10
Total pages - 2741



message 42: by Ayunda (new)

Ayunda (ayundabs) AYUNDABS

1.3 Word Press Freedom Day
The Runaway Jury by John Grisham

1.4 May Flowers
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

Points for task: 2
Total points: 2
Total books read: 2


message 43: by Linda C (last edited May 29, 2014 06:36PM) (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 840 comments Task 2.2 The End of the Road(Route 66)

1. The Grand Canyon State Read a book set in Arizona
Deadly Deceptions (Mojo, #2) - Linda Lael Miller (3 stars) 5/29/14 [379] (Cave Creek, Arizona)

2. Finished in The Golden State Read a book set in California
That Was Yesterday - Vella Munn (3 stars) 5/23/14 [305] (San Diego)

This task - 2
Pages - 684

Total points - 12
Total pages - 3425



message 44: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 463 comments 2.1 Growing Up
A. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne (427 pgs) 5/29/14
B. The Art of Slow Reading: Six Time-Honored Practices for Engagement by Thomas Newkirk (216 pgs) 5/5/14

Points: 2
Pages: 643
Total points: 8
Total pages: 2869
Total books: 8


message 45: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 367 comments 2.3 Most Pages Read (Mickslibrarian's Task) TBF Time

Fly on the Wall: How One Girl Saw Everything by E. Lockhart May 31

AND

You by Charles Benoit May 31

Points for this Task: 2
Pages for this Task: 422
Books for this Task: 2
Total Points: 11
Total Pages: 3015
Total Books: 11


message 46: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 717 comments TESSA

Task 2.1 Growing Up

Children's Day - Wonder ✔ – 31May14 (315 pg)
Graduation - A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty ✔ - 10May14 (322 p)

THIS TASK
Points earned - 2
Pages read - 637


Total points earned - 6
Total pages read - 2189



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