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message 1: by Allison, Quest Hound (last edited Jul 01, 2016 10:02AM) (new)

Allison (rainy-day-reads) | 1298 comments Mod
Book Tag is a new group-wide challenge starting in June 2016. How many books can you tag this month?

To join, paste the following template into your comment, and state how many books you plan to read in June. This can be as detailed and planned out as you like, or you can just state a number. Check back in to tally your scores and see how much you've accomplished by the end of the month!

Template: (June only - see updated in July thread)

My Goal: # Books

Planned Books:

Actually Read:

Base Points
5 pts:

PLUS Bonus Points
5 pts: Challenge -
10 pts: Readathon -
10 pts: Group or Buddy Read -
10 pts: Challenge Levels Completed -
25 pts: Monthly Personal Goal Achieved!
100 pts: Annual Personal Goal Achieved!!!

Total Points:

Leftovers:
List any books you intended to read and didn’t.


message 2: by Allison, Quest Hound (last edited Jul 01, 2016 10:00AM) (new)

Allison (rainy-day-reads) | 1298 comments Mod
Allison's June Goal: 8 Books
Actually Read: 14


Base Points: 70
Bonus Points: 230
Personal Goal Achieved: 25
June Total: 325

Planned Books:
Skinwalker - Readathon, Buyer's Remorse
The Tea Rose - Readathon, Chunkster
Waistcoats & Weaponry - Cereal Numbers
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe - Group Read, Genre Challenge
All the Light We Cannot See - Group Read, World Lit (W. Europe)
Daughter of Dusk - Rainbow
A Fatal Waltz - World Lit (W. Europe)
The Travelers - 2016 New Releases

Base Points (5 pts per book):
1. Skinwalker
2. The Tea Rose
3. Waistcoats & Weaponry
4. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
5. The Sea King's Daughter
6. The Decoy Princess
7. Lost Among the Living
8. A Fatal Waltz
9. Cast In Secret
10. Cobweb Bride
11. All the Light We Cannot See
12. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
13. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
14. Wolf-Speaker

PLUS Bonus Points
Books Read for Challenges (5 pts each): 155

1. Skinwalker (Buyer's Remorse)
2. The Tea Rose (Bookopoly, Genre, Chunkster, World Lit)
3. Waistcoats & Weaponry (Cereal Numbers)
4. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (Genre)
5. The Sea King's Daughter (Summer by the Shore, World Lit)
6. The Decoy Princess (Books of Chance, Buyer's Remorse, Alphabet Soup)
7. Lost Among the Living (2016 New Releases, Alphabet Soup, World Lit)
8. A Fatal Waltz (World Lit)
9. Cast In Secret (Buyer's Remorse, Chunkster, Rainbow)
10. Cobweb Bride (Buyer's Remorse, June Bride, World Lit)
11. All the Light We Cannot See (Chunkster, World Lit)
12. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Cereal Numbers, Feather Weight, Alphabet Soup, World Lit)
13. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Cereal Numbers, Feather Weight, World Lit)
14. Wolf-Speaker (Cereal Numbers)

Readathon (10 pts each):
1. Skinwalker

Group or Buddy Reads (10 pts each):
1. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
2. All the Light We Cannot See
3. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
4. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Challenge Levels Completed (10 pts each):
Chunkster Level 1 (Door Stopper)
Buyer's Remorse Level 1 (List Tickler)


Chased but not Caught:
Daughter of Dusk
The Travelers


message 3: by Jenny, Certified Bookworm (last edited Jun 30, 2016 08:18AM) (new)

Jenny Clark | 1510 comments Mod
My Goal: # Books 5 right now

Planned Books:
Huck Finn (Decades/TBR)
Lord of the Fly (Decades)
Mossflower (Awards/ TBR)
The Orchard- A Memoir (NF/ROYGBIV/buyers remorse )
The Bride's Necklace (June Bride/TBR)

Actually Read:
Water Song: A Retelling of "The Frog Prince"
The Frog Prince
Snow in May: Stories
An April Shroud
My Hero Academia, Vol. 1
My Hero Academia, Vol. 02
My Hero Academia, Vol. 03
Lord of the Flies
The Orchard: A Memoir
Mossflower
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Bride's Necklace
Time's Enemy
May
June
My Hero Academia, Vol. 04
Splintered

Base Points
5 pts: Water Song: A Retelling of "The Frog Prince"
The Frog Prince
Snow in May: Stories
An April Shroud
My Hero Academia, Vol. 1
My Hero Academia, Vol. 02
My Hero Academia, Vol. 03
Lord of the Flies (decades)
The Orchard: A Memoir
Mossflower
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Thinking, Fast and Slow
The Bride's Necklace
Time's Enemy
May
June
My Hero Academia, Vol. 04
Splintered


PLUS Bonus Points
5 pts: Challenge - Water Song: A Retelling of "The Frog Prince" (cereal numbers)
Snow in May: Stories (Crazy calendar)
An April Shroud (crazy calendar)
Lord of the Flies (decades)
The Orchard: A Memoir (NF, Roy G Biv, TVR)
Mossflower (TBR/ Awards)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (TBR/Decades)
Thinking, Fast and Slow (NF/ROYGBIV)
The Bride's Necklace (TBR/June Bride)
Time's Enemy (TBR)
May (Summer Bingo)
Splintered (TBR/Awards/Chunkster)

10 pts: Readathon - Water Song: A Retelling of "The Frog Prince"
The Frog Prince
Snow in May: Stories


10 pts: Group or Buddy Read -

10 pts: Challenge Levels Completed -
Water Song: A Retelling of "The Frog Prince"
The Orchard: A Memoir
Mossflower

25 pts: Monthly Personal Goal Achieved! DONE

100 pts: Annual Personal Goal Achieved!!!

Total Points: 280(as of 6/27)

Leftovers:
List any books you intended to read and didn’t.


message 4: by Veronique (last edited Jul 01, 2016 01:39AM) (new)

Veronique My Goal: 10 Books

Planned Books:
Emma (9th June)
The Warden (24th June)
The Victorian Chaise-Longue (28th June)

Actually Read:
The Crown of Embers (1st June)
The Bitter Kingdom (2nd June)
Fuzzy Nation (2nd June)
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (5th June)
Throne of Glass (12th June)
Towards Zero (13th June)
The Turn of the Screw (14th June)
The Time Machine (14th June)
Trade Me (15th June)
If I Was Your Girl (16th June)
Agent to the Stars (16th June)
Seraphina (19th June)
The Perilous Life of Jade Yeo (21st June)
Every Eye (22nd June)
The Girl with All the Gifts (23rd June)
Etiquette & Espionage (28th June)

Base Points >5 pts x 19 = 95p

PLUS Bonus Points
5 pts: Challenge - 2 Pop sugar / 7 TBR / 4 Spring / 4 Pie / 1 Series / 1 Genre / 1 Award / 3 Summer / 1 LGBTQ / 7 chunkster / 5 feather > 180p
10 pts: Readathon - 3 books (4th was end May) >30p
10 pts: Group or Buddy Read - 2 > 20p
10 pts: Challenge Levels Completed > TBR 1 level / Chunkster 2 levels / Feather 1 level > 40p
25 pts: Monthly Personal Goal Achieved! - yes! > 25p

Total Points: 390 points !

Leftovers: none :O)


message 5: by Allison, Quest Hound (new)

Allison (rainy-day-reads) | 1298 comments Mod
Glad to have you both join in!


message 6: by Jenny, Certified Bookworm (new)

Jenny Clark | 1510 comments Mod
Quick question- for Water Song it fit in the cereal numbers challenge, as well as finishing level one. Should I take both those bonus points or just the ones for it being in the challenge?


message 7: by Allison, Quest Hound (new)

Allison (rainy-day-reads) | 1298 comments Mod
Jenny wrote: "Quick question- for Water Song it fit in the cereal numbers challenge, as well as finishing level one. Should I take both those bonus points or just the ones for it being in the challenge?"

You take it for both - collect as many bonuses for each book as you can!


message 8: by Jenny, Certified Bookworm (new)

Jenny Clark | 1510 comments Mod
Allison wrote: "Jenny wrote: "Quick question- for Water Song it fit in the cereal numbers challenge, as well as finishing level one. Should I take both those bonus points or just the ones for it being in the chall..."

Ok, thanks!


message 9: by Sam F (last edited Jun 29, 2016 04:36AM) (new)

Sam F | 198 comments My Goal: 14 Books

Planned Books: (Actually Read: are marked with a check mark)

The Girl in the Spider's Web
Never Let Me Go
The Kill Order
Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
Incendiary
The Winter Girl
Map of the Invisible World
White Oleander


Base Points
5 pts: x 9

PLUS Bonus Points:

5 pts: Challenge:

5 - World Lit - The Girl in the Spider's Web
5 - PopSugar - The Girl in the Spider's Web
5 - ROY G. BIV - The Girl in the Spider's Web
5 - Bingo - The Girl in the Spider's Web
5 - Pie before Die - Never Let Me Go
5 - Alphabet title - The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
5 - Feather-weight - The Winter Girl
5 - New Releases - The Winter Girl
5 - Feather-weight - Incendiary
5 - Summer Bingo - Incendiary
5 - Clear Shelves - Incendiary
5 - ROY G. BIV - Map Of The Invisible World
5 - Summer Bingo - Map Of The Invisible World
5 - ROY G. BIV - Map Of The Invisible World
5 - Summer Bingo - Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
5 - Real McCoy - Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
5 - ROY G. BIV - Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
5 - ROY G. BIV - White Oleander
5 - Clear the Shelves - White Oleander
5 - Chunkster Challenge - White Oleander

30 pts: Readathon: - read 3 books.

10 pts: Group or Buddy Read

10 - January - Paula

10 pts: Challenge Levels Completed:

Previously completed:

40 - Award Winners - all levels completed
40 - Buyer's Remorse - all levels completed
10 - Winter Bingo
10 - Cereal Numbers - Level 1 completed
10 - 2016 New Releases - Level 1 completed
10 - ROY G. BIV - Level 1 completed
20 - Spring Bingo

25 pts: Monthly Personal Goal Achieved!

Nope - 145 points

100 pts: Annual Personal Goal Achieved!!!

Total Points: 325 points

Leftovers: overzealous :)

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
Daughters are Forever
Heidi
Me Before You

Suite Française


message 10: by Allison, Quest Hound (new)

Allison (rainy-day-reads) | 1298 comments Mod
Hey Sam, you get 10 points per book that you read for the Readathon. You've accomplished a lot this year already!


message 11: by Allison, Quest Hound (new)

Allison (rainy-day-reads) | 1298 comments Mod
Hey guys, I've posted the July Book Tag thread in case anyone wants to start planning for next month. I also adjusted the points scoring a little bit to make it easier (hopefully).


message 12: by Allison, Quest Hound (new)

Allison (rainy-day-reads) | 1298 comments Mod
How did everyone do this month? I've been off work, so overshot my goal by quite a bit. It's been a nice break. :D


message 13: by Veronique (last edited Jul 01, 2016 01:01PM) (new)

Veronique It was an amazing reading month for me. I don't think I've read that much since studying :O) and all books were really good! Actually 2016 is breaking all records. Looking forward to seeing what I can do next month. It's less a matter of numbers and rather the enjoyment of many great stories (I seem to always want more).

Which ones were your favourites?
I'd have to go with Emma, Aristotle and Dante, Agent to the Stars, and Seraphina. Many of the books mentioned here are very tempting :O)


message 14: by Allison, Quest Hound (new)

Allison (rainy-day-reads) | 1298 comments Mod
Well done everyone! It looks like a great month of reading, and yes, I see some tempting titles in there!

My fav was probably Cast In Secret, which I'd been saving up to read on break. That's another Fantasy series you might enjoy, Vero.


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