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message 1: by Moderators of NBRC, Challenger-in-Chief (new)

Moderators of NBRC | 30933 comments Mod
Green Dragons

Mentor: Sonia

Shannon ~ Captain
Sonia ~ Co-Captain
M ~ Co-Captain
Alex
Alexa
Angel-Claire
Armi
Candace
Denise
Elsbeth
Kristin
Megan
Philippa
Roseena
Sandra


message 2: by Moderators of NBRC, Challenger-in-Chief (new)

Moderators of NBRC | 30933 comments Mod
THIS THREAD IS JUST FOR POSTING READ BOOKS


message 3: by Shannon (last edited Jun 17, 2016 09:33PM) (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments Please post in a similar format:

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling

Date Read: June 11, 2016
Tasks it fits: A3, N6, B9
How it fits: Author J.K, Read by Shannon, Published 2004

(These are all madeup just for examples)


message 4: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments Reserved


message 5: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments Reserved


message 6: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments Reserved


message 7: by Roseena (last edited Jun 17, 2016 09:47PM) (new)

Roseena Peralta | 295 comments The Crown's Game by Evelyn Skye
Pages 399
Started June 17th
Finished June 18th.
Fits for A2, E6
Checking on the others..


message 8: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments Yea, sorry! You were way faster than me!!! I put an example up in the first post.

Great job!!!


message 9: by Roseena (new)

Roseena Peralta | 295 comments Shannon wrote: "Yea, sorry! You were way faster than me!!! I put an example up in the first post.

Great job!!!"


Oops sorry


message 10: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments Roseena wrote: "Shannon wrote: "Yea, sorry! You were way faster than me!!! I put an example up in the first post.

Great job!!!"

Oops sorry "


Nope that was all me! I hadn't put anything here after getting the thread.

I got your notification on finishing your book and rushed over to put an example in but you'd beaten me to it.


message 11: by M (last edited Jun 18, 2016 12:10AM) (new)

M Beal | 1501 comments The Builders by Daniel Polansky
226 pages
Date Read: June 18
Task it fits: E-2
How it fits: Daniel is #65 on the list of Male Names


message 12: by Candace (new)

Candace W | 372 comments https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Finished The Roman Hat Mystery by Ellery Queen.

397 pages
Date started: June 17
Finished: June 18
Task it fits: Task 9, written by two writers under one name.


message 13: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments Full Moon Rising (Riley Jenson Guardian #1) by Keri Arthur

Date read: June 18
Tasks: H3, B4, A3
How: Read by Armi, Goodreads Author, Shelved as Horror 15 times


message 14: by Shannon (last edited Jun 18, 2016 03:54PM) (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments Armi wrote: "A Forced Silence (Zero Hour, #1) by Cate Ashwood A Forced Silence

Date Read: 6/18
Tasks it fits: B4
How it fits: Written by Goodreads Author."


Armi - can you make sure this is on your wobble shelf? And that you are friends with the mod account?

Thanks!


message 15: by Megan (last edited Jun 18, 2016 01:50PM) (new)

Megan (meganraex) | 994 comments Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
Date read: June 18th 2016
Pages: 376
Task it fits: A3
How it fits: Shelved as 'horror' by 1074 users


message 16: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments Updated to here


message 17: by M (new)

M Beal | 1501 comments Cascade Point by Timothy Zahn Cascade Point
Date Read: June 18
Pages: 416
Task it fits: B-4 - read a book written by Goodreads Author
How it fits: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...


message 18: by M (new)

M Beal | 1501 comments The Cyberiad by Stanisław Lem The Cyberiad
Date Read: June 18
Pages: 295
Task it fits: E-6 - read a book where the first word of the title is The.
How it fits: THE Cyberiad


message 19: by Claire (last edited Jun 19, 2016 12:47AM) (new)

Claire  | 3588 comments The Throne of Fire (Kane Chronicles, #2) by Rick Riordan The Throne of Fire

Date Read: June 19
Pages: 465
Tasks it fits: D8 - B4 - E6
How it fits: shelved as YA by more than 10 - written by a Goodreads author - title starts with the


message 20: by Claire (new)

Claire  | 3588 comments The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde The Picture of Dorian Gray

Date Read: June 19
Pages: 177
Tasks it fits: A3 - E6 - E2
How it fits: shelved as horror by more than 10 - Title starts with the - Oscar is 24th on the top 100 of German names


message 21: by Alexa (last edited Jun 19, 2016 08:39AM) (new)

Alexa Carver (alexacarver) | 191 comments Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong
Date Read: June 19
Pages: 518
Tasks: H-3, B-4, A-3
How it fits: read by Sonia, goodreads author, shelved as horror by more than 10 people


message 22: by CrazyCat (Alex) (last edited Jun 19, 2016 09:55AM) (new)

CrazyCat (Alex) | 397 comments Last Sacrifice (Vampire Academy, #6) by Richelle Mead Last Sacrifice
Date Read: June 19
Pages: 608
Task it fits: D8 - B4 - F5 - H3
How it fits: shelved as YA by more than 10 - witten by a Goodreads author - book 6 in series - it's on the read shelf of a fellow dragon


message 23: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments Updated to here


message 24: by Sasa7320 (new)

Sasa7320 | 22 comments Harry Potter and the deathly hallows
759 pages
Date read: June 19th
Task it fits: D8 H3 F5 G8


message 25: by Philippa (new)

Philippa (piprob) | 128 comments Heroes of Olympus The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus #1)

Date Read: June 19th
Tasks it fits: D8, H3, B4, E6
How it fits: shelved as YA, on Shannons read shelf, goodreads author, first word of title is 'The'

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Date Read: June 19th
Task it fits: D8, E6, A2
How it fits: YA, title starts with 'The', Authors initials "M" and "T"


message 26: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments Updated to here


message 27: by Shannon (last edited Jun 19, 2016 07:44PM) (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1) by Julie Kagawa

6/19/16
YA Bonus
Shelved YA 1400 times


message 28: by M (new)

M Beal | 1501 comments Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee Ninefox Gambit
Date read: June 19
Pages: 384
Task it fits: A-2 - read a book where author's initials are in different halfs of alphabeth (A-M and N-Z)
How it fits: (Y)oon Ha (L)ee


message 29: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments Updated to here


message 30: by Alexa (last edited Jun 20, 2016 05:07AM) (new)

Alexa Carver (alexacarver) | 191 comments Withering Rose (Once Upon A Curse Book 2) by Kaitlyn Davis
Date read: 6/19
Pages: 314
Tasks; D-8, B-4
How it fits: Shelved as YA by over 10 people, Goodreads author

ETA page total


message 31: by M (new)

M Beal | 1501 comments Sharpe's Havoc (Sharpe, #7) by Bernard Cornwell Sharpe's Havoc
Date Read: June 20
Pages: 370
Tasks: F-5 - read a book that is book 6, 7, 8 or 9 in a series
How it fits: Richard Sharpe Chronological Order #7


message 32: by Philippa (new)

Philippa (piprob) | 128 comments The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, #2) by Rick Riordan The Son of Neptune
Date read: June 20th
Pages: 544
Tasks: D8, H3, B4, E6, I7, B9, C7, G6, F10
How it fits: YA (2094), Alex has read, Goodreads author, first word 'The', YA, fantasy (4550), rating 4.45, set in USA, mystery (58 people), shelved as classics by 11 people (lol)

NB: I actually read the edition with ISBN: 9780141967554... but that comes up on Goodreads with the right cover art but wrong title XD hence why the page numbers is different on the edition I read


message 33: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments Descended from Dragons (Moonlight Dragon, #1) by Tricia Owens

6/20/16
B4, G6
Goodreads Author, Set in Las Vegas


message 34: by Roseena (new)

Roseena Peralta | 295 comments November 9
Date Read: June 20th
Tasks it fits: C7- Rating of 4.49
G6- (NY and LA )


message 35: by M (new)

M Beal | 1501 comments Abaddon's Gate (Expanse, #3) by James S.A. Corey Abaddon's Gate
Date Read: June 20
Pages: 539
Task it fits: I-9; H-2
How it fits: pen name for Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck; Title is 2 words


message 36: by M (new)

M Beal | 1501 comments Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen Northanger Abby
Date Read: June 20
Pages: 251
Task it fits: F-10
How it fits: 9'524 shelves it as a classic


message 37: by Sonia (last edited Jun 21, 2016 01:51AM) (new)

Sonia (darktalynn) | 10180 comments Blade Song (Colbana Files, #1) by J.C. Daniels
Blade Song by J.C. Daniels
252 pages
Date Read: June 20
Task it fits: J5
How it fits: Blade 5 letters, Song 4 letters

Other tasks: G8 (Author just initials), H2 (two words in title) , H6 (J.C. Daniels, Shiloh Walker), B9 (fantasy by 88 users), B3 (mystery 12 users)


message 38: by Elsbeth (new)

Elsbeth (elsbethgm) | 328 comments Finished: Liefdesbrieven aan de sterren by Ava Dellaira
Liefdesbrieven aan de sterren by Ava Dellaira - 384 pages

Date Read: June 21, 2016
Tasks it fits: D8, E4, I7, G6
How it fits: Young Adult (shelved by 627 users),
Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Young Adult Fiction (2014), setting: New Mexico, U.S.A.


message 39: by Megan (new)

Megan (meganraex) | 994 comments Finished: Red Rising (Red Rising, #1) by Pierce Brown
Date Read: 21st July 2016
Pages: 400
Tasks it fits: D8, H3, B4, A2, H2, E4, I7, B9
How it fits:
Shelved as Young Adult by 1316 users
Previously read by fellow dragons
Written by a goodreads author
Authors initials in different halves of the alphabet
Title has two words
Goodreads choice award winner for debut goodreads author
Shelved as Fantasy by 1131 users


message 40: by Elsbeth (last edited Jun 22, 2016 12:52PM) (new)

Elsbeth (elsbethgm) | 328 comments Finished: Toen de wereld jong was by Marjan Berk
Toen de wereld jong was by Marjan Berk - 157 pages

Date Read: June 21, 2016
Tasks it fits: H6
How it fits: Marjan Berk's real name is Marie-Janne van Baaren


message 41: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments The Eternity Cure (Blood of Eden, #2) by Julie Kagawa

6/21/16
E6, I7 Bonus (218 times), B19 Bonus(419 times), A3 (71 times), B3 (11 times), B4, H3 (Sonia)


message 42: by M (new)

M Beal | 1501 comments Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk Fight Club
Date read: June 21
Pages: 218
Task it fits: G-6
How it Fits: Set in the US


message 43: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments Updated to here


message 44: by Candace (new)

Candace W | 372 comments https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Finished Zone One
338 pages
Date finished June 21
Fits the task: 4 (J5)-- each word in the title having one less letter than the previous word. I think this completes that task for us, if we use Sonia's Blade Song and mine as the two books.


message 45: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (countessmom) | 4087 comments Candace wrote: "https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Finished Zone One
338 pages
Date finished June 21
Fits the task: 4 (J5)-- each word in the title having one less letter than the previous word..."


I used it as a Horror Bonus ;)

Updated to here


message 46: by Denise (new)

Denise Lauron (dlauron) | 206 comments The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Date Read: June 21, 2016
Tasks it fits: d8,e6,g8,a2,h2,g6
How it fits: genre ya, first word the, two words, author initials only, author both halves of alphabet, set in usa


message 47: by M (new)

M Beal | 1501 comments Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1) by Leigh Bardugo Six of Crows
Date read: June 21
Pages: 465
Task: I-7
How it fits: 1'745 shelved YA


message 48: by Sonia (new)

Sonia (darktalynn) | 10180 comments Updated to here


message 49: by CrazyCat (Alex) (new)

CrazyCat (Alex) | 397 comments The Sin Eater’s Daughter (The Sin Eater’s Daughter, #1) by Melinda Salisbury The Sin Eater’s Daughter
Date read: June 22
Pages: 320
Task it fits: H3, E6, I7, B9
How it fits: Angel-Claire read it, first word is THE, YA, fantasy


message 50: by Alexa (new)

Alexa Carver (alexacarver) | 191 comments Ruined (Ruined, #1) by Amy Tintera
Date read: June 22
Pages: 368
Tasks: D-8 or I-7, B-4, E-2, A-2, or B-9
How it fits: shelved as YA by over 10, Goodreads author, Amy is #50 on Germany's female list, A (Amy) and T (Tintera), shelved as Fantasy by over 10


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