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

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Slender Loris

Mentor: Karen


Elise ~ Captain
Melissa ~ Co-Captain
Cait ~ Co-Captain
Ashlee
Barbara Sweeney
Beatriz
Corey Huffman
Drishti
Ellen
Joly Per
Maddie
Mandiann
MB
Nicole Brennan
Shayla Snow

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message 2: by Moderators of NBRC, Challenger-in-Chief (last edited Jun 16, 2016 10:44PM) (new)

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THIS THREAD IS JUST FOR POSTING READ BOOKS

Team thread is here


message 3: by Elise (last edited Jun 17, 2016 02:30PM) (new)

Elise F (elise_literaryhabitat) Please post like:
Example only
Book : Infinite Jest ***please make sure you have selected the edition you read***
Author : David Foster Wallace
Page # : 1088
Date Completed : 21/6/2016 (or you crazy cats do it USA-style!)
Task : H-3 - read a book where title has 2 words
How It Fits Task : please provide an explanation if it isn't obvious!



****please make sure you are shelving the edition you read (i.e, paperback, hardback, kindle version, audiobook version)****


message 4: by Cait S (new)

Cait S | 2825 comments Book: The Lover's Dictionary
Author: David Levithan
Page #: 211
Date Completed: 6/17/2016
Task: I7- Read a book where the author's first name is one of the top 100 male/female names in Ireland.
How It Fits Task: David is the 23rd most popular male name according to the nameberry list.


message 5: by Maddie (new)

Maddie (maddisonbruce) | 5239 comments Book: Henry VIII's Wives: The Story of Henry's six queens
Author: Alison Prince
Pages: 336
Date Completed: 18/6/16
Task: B2 - Read a book shelved as historical by more than 10 people
How it fits: Shelved as Historical Fiction by 16 people


message 6: by Elise (new)

Elise F (elise_literaryhabitat) Book : My Brilliant Friend
Author : Elena Ferrante
Page # : 331
Date Completed : 18/6/2016
Task : I-5 - read a book where the author's first name is one of the top 100 female/male names in Germany
How It Fits Task : Elena is #72 on the list


message 7: by BarbaraAnn (new)

BarbaraAnn Book: Dance with the Devil
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
Page #: 368
Date Completed: 6/18/2016
G8 (Miss) ~ read a book where author's initials are in different halfs of alphabeth (A-M and N-Z)
How It Fits Task: The author's initials are S & K which are in different halves of the alphabet


message 8: by Ashlee (new)

Ashlee | 512 comments Book: Real Murders
Author: Charlaine Harris
Page #: 290
Date Completed: 6/18/16
H3 (Miss): title has 2 words
How it fits: Title has 2 words


message 9: by Ellen (new)

Ellen | 286 comments Book: The Fault in Our Stars
Author: John Green
Page #: 337
Date Completed: 19/06/16
I7 (Miss) ~ read a book where the author's first name is one of the top 100 female/male names in Ireland according to nameberry
How it fits: John #25


message 10: by Mandiann (new)

Mandiann (goodreadscommandiann) | 495 comments Book : The Crown
Author : Kiera Cass
Page # : 279
Date Completed : 6/18
Task : H-3 - read a book where title has 2 words
How It Fits Task : title has two words


message 11: by Elise (new)

Elise F (elise_literaryhabitat) Book : I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Author : Maya Angelou
Page # : 309
Date Completed : 19/6/2016
Task : D8- D-8 - read a book by an author who died in 2010-2014
How It Fits Task : Maya Angelou passed away 28/5/2014


message 12: by Drishti (new)

Drishti (drishti_ohri) | 1047 comments Book: The Kill Order
Author: James Dashner
Page # : 331
Date completed: 19/6/2016
Task: E-2 - read a book where every next word in title has one letter more
How it Fits Task: 'The' has 3 letters, 'Kill' has 4 letters and 'Order' has 5 letters.


message 13: by BarbaraAnn (new)

BarbaraAnn Book: Cupcakes, Trinkets, and Other Deadly Magic
Author: Meghan Ciana Doidge
Page# 280
Date completed: 6/19/16
Task: A5 (Miss) ~ read a book which has the main location (setting) as Canada
How it fits: the book is set in Vancouver, Canada


message 14: by Cait S (new)

Cait S | 2825 comments Book: With All My Soul
Author: Rachel Vincent
Page #: 377
Date Completed: 6/19/2016
Task: H9- Read a book where the the title has 4 words.
How It Fits Task: 4 word title.


message 15: by Corey (new)

Corey (coreyhuffman) | 389 comments Book: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
Author: Robin Sloan
Page #: 288
Date Completed: 6/19/2016
Task: H9- Read a book where the the title has 4 words.
How It Fits Task: 4 word title


message 16: by Maddie (new)

Maddie (maddisonbruce) | 5239 comments Book: Matilda
Author: Roald Dahl
Pages: 240
Date Completed: 19/6/16
Task: E10 - Shelved as humour by more than 10 people
How It Fits: 361 people shelved as humour


message 17: by Maddie (last edited Jun 19, 2016 10:51PM) (new)

Maddie (maddisonbruce) | 5239 comments Books: Below the mountains : the diary of Amy McDonald, Milford Road, 1935-36
Author: Jean Bennett
Pages: 191
Date read: 20/6/16
Task: F6 - Read a book with an average goodreads rating of between 3.51 and 3.99
How it fits: Rating 3.70


message 18: by Ellen (new)

Ellen | 286 comments Books: The Ophelia Trap
Author: Kate Burns
Pages: 273
Date read: 20/6/16
Task: A5 A-5 - read a book which has the main location (setting) as Canada
How it fits: set in Alymer/Ottawa Canada


message 19: by Ellen (new)

Ellen | 286 comments Books: Nineteen
Author: E.S. Carter
Pages: 413
Date read: 20/6/16
Task: D10- Miss: Read a book with double letter in title
How it fits: double 'e'


message 20: by Elise (new)

Elise F (elise_literaryhabitat) Book : Falling to Pieces
Author : Denise Grover Swank
Page # : 139
Date Completed : 20/6/2016
Task : E9 - read a book shelved as romance by at least 10 people
How It Fits Task : shelved as romance by 16 people


message 21: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylarae21) | 76 comments Book: Rebel Spring
Author: Morgan Rhodes
Pages: 401
Date Completed: 20/6/16
Task: E-2 - Miss. Read a book where every next word in title has one letter more
How It Fits Task: Rebel(5) Spring(6)


message 22: by BarbaraAnn (new)

BarbaraAnn A Reason To Stay
Author - R.J. Scott
Page #267
Date read: 6/20/16
Task: F-10 - read a book where author's initials are conected letters in alphabet (example: CD or DC)
How it fits: Author's initials are RS


message 23: by BarbaraAnn (new)

BarbaraAnn Book read: Confessions of an Improper Bride
Author: Jennifer Haymore
Page # 417
Date read: 6/20/16
Task E-9 - read a book shelved as romance by at least 10 people
How it fits: shelves as romance by 68 users


message 24: by Melissa (new)

Melissa | 2767 comments updated thru post 26 :)


message 25: by Kat (new)

Kat | 1198 comments Book: Unremembered
Author: Jessica Brody
Page #: 304
Date Completed: 18/6/16
Task: B-3 - read a book shelved as fantasy by at least 10 people OR E-5 - read a book shelved as young adult by at least 10 people
How It Fits Task: shelved as fantasy by 71 users; shelved as young adult by 165 users


message 26: by Nicole B (new)

Nicole B | 172 comments Books: Throne of Glass
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Pages: 406
Date read: 21/6/16
Task: I5 - read a book where the author's first name is one of the top 100 female/male names in Germany according to nameberry (http://nameberry.com/popular_names/Ge...)

How it fits: Sarah is on the list :) #26


message 27: by Melissa (new)

Melissa | 2767 comments updated thru 29


message 28: by Cait S (new)

Cait S | 2825 comments Book: You Against Me
Author: Jenny Downham
Page #: 413
Date Completed: 6/21/2016
Task: C2- Read a book with an average goodreads rating of between 3.51 and 3.99
How It Fits Task: 3.71 rating.


message 29: by Mandiann (new)

Mandiann (goodreadscommandiann) | 495 comments Book: The Shadow Queen
Author: C.J. Redwine
Pages: 405
Date Completed:: 6/21
Task: A-2 - read a book with a title between 7 and 16 characters
How it fits: Title has 14 characters


message 30: by Mandiann (last edited Jun 21, 2016 04:35PM) (new)

Mandiann (goodreadscommandiann) | 495 comments Book: Kill the Boy Band
Author: Goldy Moldavsky
Pages: 320
Date Completed: 6/20
Task: ??
How it fits: ??


message 31: by Jolly (last edited Jun 21, 2016 11:08PM) (new)

Jolly Per (jaliper) | 47 comments Book: Ready Player One
Author: Ernest Cline
Page #: 372
Date Completed: 6/22/2016
Task: E10 ~ read a book shelved as humor by at least 10 people
How It Fits Task: it was shelved as humor by 152 people, including me.


message 32: by Melissa (new)

Melissa | 2767 comments updated thru 34


message 33: by Mandiann (new)

Mandiann (goodreadscommandiann) | 495 comments Book: Queen of Hearts
Author: Colleen Oakes
Pages: 306
Date Completed: 6/22
Task??


message 34: by Cait S (new)

Cait S | 2825 comments Book: Falling into Place
Author: Amy Zhang
Page #: 304
Date Completed: 6/22/2016
Task: G4 - read a book where the audio version is narrated by a female
How It Fits Task: Narrated by Julia Whelan


message 35: by BarbaraAnn (new)

BarbaraAnn Stranded by Lies
Author: Finn Marlowe
Page #124
Date completed: 6/22/16
Task - none, but may fit into bonus next week


message 36: by BarbaraAnn (new)

BarbaraAnn Moonlight Road
Author: Robyn Carr
Page #400
Date completed: 6/23/16
Task - F-6 - read a book that is book 10 or more in a series -
How it fits - Moonlight road is #10 in the Virgin River Series


message 37: by Ashlee (last edited Jun 23, 2016 11:34AM) (new)

Ashlee | 512 comments Minding Frankie

By: Maeve Binchy
Pages: 495
Date completed: 6/23/2016
D8
Author died in 2012


message 38: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylarae21) | 76 comments Book: Shatter Me
Author: Tahereh Mafi
Pages: 338
Date Completed: 6/23/16
Task: Bonus read for either YA, fantasy, or romance
How it fits: Shelved as all three listed


message 39: by Elise (new)

Elise F (elise_literaryhabitat) Book : When You Are Engulfed in Flames
Author : David Sedaris
Page # : 336
Date Completed : 24/6/2016
Task : E-10 - read a book shelved as humor by at least 10 people **Bonus Read
How It Fits Task : shelved as humour by 1930 users


message 40: by Cait S (new)

Cait S | 2825 comments Book: Conjure
Author: Mark West
Page #: 188
Date Completed: 6/24/2016
Task: NA
How It Fits Task: NA


message 41: by Mandiann (new)

Mandiann (goodreadscommandiann) | 495 comments Book: Emmy & Oliver
Author: Robin Benway
Pages: 352
Date Completed: 6/24

Use it where you think is best. Probably Romance or contemporary is best because I will read many that will work for YA and do these two less often.


message 42: by Melissa (new)

Melissa | 2767 comments updated thru 44


message 43: by Mandiann (new)

Mandiann (goodreadscommandiann) | 495 comments Book: Across the Great Barrier
Author: Patricia C. Wrede
Pages: 339
Date Completed: 6/24

This one could work for Fantasy, Young Adult, Historical, Science Fiction. I would say with my reading preferences, is would be best to log it for Historical but Fantasy would work too.


message 44: by Kat (new)

Kat | 1198 comments Book: Ghost House
Author: Alexandra Adornetto
Page #: 320
Date Completed: 25/6
Task: D-5/B-4/F-5 - read a book shelved as fantasy by at least 10 people OR B-9/B-5 - read a book shelved as paranormal by at least 10 people OR H-6 - read a book shelved as young adult by at least 10 people
How it fits task: shelved as fantasy by 32 users; shelved as paranormal by 60 users; shelved as young adult by 73 users


message 45: by Elise (new)

Elise F (elise_literaryhabitat) Book : Night
Author : Elie Wiesel
Page # : 148
Date Completed : 25/6/2016
Task : I1 - read a book shelved as historical by more than 10 users
How It Fits Task : shelved as historical by 941 users


message 46: by Drishti (last edited Jun 24, 2016 11:09PM) (new)

Drishti (drishti_ohri) | 1047 comments Book: Queen of Shadows
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Page # : 648
Date Completed: 24/6/2106
Task: D-5 (read a book shelved as fantasy by at least 10 people), B-9 (read a book shelved as paranormal by at least 10 people) and H-6 (read a book shelved as young adult by at least 10 people).
How it Fits Task: Shelved as fantasy by 3183 people, shelved as paranormal by 128 people and shelved as young adult by 1327 people


message 47: by Elise (new)

Elise F (elise_literaryhabitat) updated to #49


message 48: by Maddie (new)

Maddie (maddisonbruce) | 5239 comments Book: Forest of Ruin
Author: Kelley Armstrong
Pages: 448
Date: 25/6/16
Task: A2 - Read a book between 7 and 16 characters in the title
How It Fits: 12 characters in title (not including spaces)


message 49: by Mandiann (last edited Jun 25, 2016 05:39AM) (new)

Mandiann (goodreadscommandiann) | 495 comments Book: Every Exquisite Thing
Author: Matthew Quick
Pages: 272
Date Completed: 6/25
Task: YA (85) Contemporary (72) Romance (20)


message 50: by Cait S (new)

Cait S | 2825 comments Book: Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
Author: Chris Crutcher
Pages: 304
Date: 6/25/2016
Task: C7 - read a book shelved as contemporary by at least 10 people
How It Fits: Shelved as contemporary 42 times


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