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message 1: by Lanelle, Production Chief (last edited Jul 25, 2016 08:40AM) (new)

Lanelle | 15053 comments Mod
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The Henley-on-Todd Regatta is a "boat" race held in the dry sandy bed of the Todd River in Alice Springs, Australia. It is the only regatta ever cancelled because of wet weather. This year's regatta will be August 20th.

Henley on Todd Regatta video (it's only 33 seconds)

I signed everyone up to participate in at least three different races at the annual Henley-on-Todd Regatta boat Race. (You can thank me later.) Which three you enter is up to you. Good luck and may the best Viking or Pirate win!

Duration : August 1 - 31, 2016
Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
Kayak - read a book written by a male author *
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight

* The word 'kayak' means 'man's boat' or 'hunter's boat'.


message 2: by Michelle's Empty Nest (last edited Sep 03, 2016 08:25AM) (new)

Michelle's Empty Nest (mlundy5) ~Michelle~'s BOOK it to the finish line! - August 2016
Henley-on-Todd Regatta
Duration: August 1 - 31, 2016

Books Completed: 13/3+


***COMPLETED 8-31-2016 with 13 Tasks***


Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.


Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Tsura|Heather Anastasiu 8-10-2016 | 4*
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Eligible|Curtis Sittenfeld 8-7-2016 | 3*
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
Innocent Blood|Michael Lister 8-21-2016 | 3*
Kayak - read a book written by a male author *
The Dog Stars|Peter Heller 8-12-2016 | 4*
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Perfect|Rachel Joyce 8-6-2016 | 3*
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Don't You Cry|Mary Kubica 8-28-2016 | 5*
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
1984|George Orwell 8-9-2016 | 4*
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
A Tale for the Time Being|Ruth Ozeki 8-20-2016 | 2*
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
The Cereal Murders|Diane Mott Davidson 8-15-2016 | 3*
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
The Last Suppers|Diane Mott Davidson 8-25-2016 | 4*
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things|Jenny Lawson 8-1-2016 | 3*
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Divergent|Veronica Roth 8-11-2016 | 5*
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight
Cold Mountain|Charles Frazier 8-2-2016 | 3*

* The word 'kayak' means 'man's boat' or 'hunter's boat'.


message 3: by Lanelle, Production Chief (last edited Aug 10, 2016 04:24PM) (new)

Lanelle | 15053 comments Mod
I'm in for this challenge.
Duration: August 1 - 31, 2016
Races participated in : 3/3

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
Kayak - read a book written by a male author
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England Falling for Chloe 8/3/16 ***
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours Wife for Hire 8/10/16 ***
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Battle of the Boats - there is fighting The Rise of Nine 8/6/16 ***


message 4: by Joann (last edited Aug 28, 2016 06:07PM) (new)

Joann Duration: August 1 - 31, 2016

Books Completed: 14

Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip The Sweetness of Forgetting
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pagesThe Masque of the Red Death
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a seriesAs Death Draws Near
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved Outlander
Kayak - read a book written by a male author * The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's Kindred
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in EnglandThe Little Flower Shop by the Sea
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective The Nest
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertimeThe Jewelled Snuff Box
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hoursVintage Home: Using 20th-century Design in the Contemporary Home
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008 The Beach Club
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own Summer by the Sea
of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight Wouldn't It Be Deadly


message 5: by Tara (last edited Aug 15, 2016 07:02PM) (new)

Tara | 335 comments BOOK it to the finish line! - August 2016
Henley-on-Todd Regatta
August 1 - 31, 2016

Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.

3/3 completed - 8/15/16



Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
Kayak - read a book written by a male author *
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective Allegiant by Veronica Roth (finished: 8/3/16)
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime The Melody Lingers On by Mary Higgins Clark (finished: 8/8/16)
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman (finished: 8/15/16)
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight


message 6: by Cheryl (last edited Aug 31, 2016 03:24PM) (new)

Cheryl La Pa (cheryllp) | 92 comments BOOK it to the finish line! - August 2016
Henley-on-Todd Regatta
Duration: August 1 - 31, 2016

Books Completed: 7/7+

Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.

✔Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
The Beauty of Darkness 15 Aug

✔Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
An Ember in the Ashes 28 Aug

✔Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Full Tilt 8 Aug

✔Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
Shadow Falling 6 Aug

✔Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Semi-Charmed 31 Aug

✔Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Risk 24 Aug

✔Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight
Cursed By Destiny 19 Aug

Shadow Falling (The Scorpius Syndrome, #2) by Rebecca Zanetti Full Tilt (Full Tilt, #1) by Emma Scott The Beauty of Darkness (The Remnant Chronicles, #3) by Mary E. Pearson Cursed By Destiny (Weird Girls, #3) by Cecy Robson Risk (A Mageri World Novel) by Dannika Dark An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1) by Sabaa Tahir Semi-Charmed (Harper Hall Investigations Book 1) by Isabel Jordan


message 7: by Erin (last edited Aug 18, 2016 05:54PM) (new)

Erin | 320 comments Henley-on-Todd Regatta
Duration: August 1-31, 2016
Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.

*5/3 Challenge Complete!

-Tour-d-Todd: A book with a road trip
-Mini Yacht: A story that is less than 25 pages The Memento by O. Henry, 10 pages, read 8/9
-Rowing 4's: A book that is the 4th in a series
-Anchor the Boat: A book that is the last in a series
-Surf Rescue: A book where someone is saved
-Kayak: A book written by a male author Contagious by Scott Sigler, finished 8/12
-Boogie Board: A book written or set in the 1970's
-Sand Shoveling: A book where the main character uses a hand tool
-Oxford Tubs: A book set in England
-Mixed Maxi Yachts: A book told from more than one perspective
-Lolly Scramble: A book with a sweet main character A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks, finished 8/2 ~ Can't get much sweeter than Jamie Sullivan (who is precisely described "sweet" four times in the story)!
-Sand Skis: A book set in the wintertime
-Beach Sprint: Read a book in 24 hours
-Rowing 8's: A book published in 2008 The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano, finished 8/18
-Bring Your Own Boat: A book that you own
-Battle of the Boats: A book where there is some kind of fight Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, finished 8/17


message 8: by Book Concierge (last edited Aug 23, 2016 12:47PM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2368 comments Book it to the Finish Line - Henley-on-Todd Regatta
Begins: 01Aug16 / Ends: 31Aug16



8/ 3 completed


Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip - Chasing Cezanne ✔ – 17Aug16

Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages

Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series

Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series

Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved - Murder in Belleville ✔ – 09Aug16

Kayak - read a book written by a male author - Alan Cumming / Not My Father's Son ✔ – 04Aug16

Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's

Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool - One Bad Apple ✔ – 13Aug16

Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England

Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective - The Double Bind ✔ - 06Aug16

Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character

Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime - Fatal Grace ✔ - 12Aug16

Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours

Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008 - La's Orchestra Saves the World ✔ - 16Aug16

Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own

Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight - Diva Takes the Cake ✔ – 04Aug16
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message 9: by NayNay (last edited Aug 26, 2016 09:41AM) (new)

NayNay BOOK it to the finish line! - August 2016
Henley-on-Todd Regatta
Duration:
August 1 - 31, 2016


Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted by Bridget Asher The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted by Bridget Asher 08/02/16 ****

Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages

Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Dark Sky (Cold Ridge/U.S. Marshals, #4) by Carla Neggers Dark Sky by Carla Negger 08/14/16 ****

Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Abandon (Cold Ridge/U.S. Marshals, #6) by Carla Neggers Abandon by Carla Neggers 08/03/16 ****

Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand 08/05/16 ***

Kayak - read a book written by a male author *
The Boys in the Boat Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown 08/12/16 ****

Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Cop Town by Karin Slaughter Cop Town by Karin Slaughter 08/01/16 **** (Georgia 1974)

Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain 08/16/16 *****

Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
The Summer Queen (Eleanor of Aquitaine, #1) by Elizabeth Chadwick The Summer Queen by Elizabeth Chadwick 08/06/16 *****

Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
The Rapids (Cold Ridge/U.S. Marshals, #3) by Carla Neggers The Rapids by Carla Neggers 08/08/16 ****

Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Under the Lights (Boys of Fall, #1) by Shannon Stacey Under the Lights by Shannon Stacey 08/09/16 ***

Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
The Winter Crown (Eleanor of Aquitaine, #2) by Elizabeth Chadwick The Winter Crown by Elizabeth Chadwick 08/07/16 *****

Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
Come Away with Me by Karma Brown Come Away With Me by Karma Brown 08/04/16 *****

Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
A Cold Dark Place (Emily Kenyon, #1) by Gregg Olsen A Cold Dark Place by Gregg Olsen 08/25/16 ***

Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Die for You by Lisa Unger Die for You by Lisa Unger 08/13/16 ***

Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight
To Defy a King (William Marshal #5) by Elizabeth Chadwick To Defy a King by Elizabeth Chadwick 08/24/16 *****


message 10: by Lily (last edited Sep 08, 2016 09:56AM) (new)

Lily (lilygcs) | 182 comments 6/6 ~ finished Aug 25th


Mini Yacht - Sugar on the Mountain by P.D. Singer ~ 8/9/16 ~ 3★
Anchor the Boat - Endings and Beginnings by K.C. Wells & Parker Williams ~ 8/9/16 ~ 4★
Kayak - The Touch Of Hope by Brandon Shire ~ 8/25/16 ~ 3★
Oxford Tubs - Lessons in Trust by Charlie Cochrane ~ 8/20/16 ~ 4★
Bring Your Own Boat - A Kind of Romance by Lane Hayes ~ 8/5/16 ~ 4★
Battle of the Boats - Tempest by Lisa Henry and J.A. Rock ~ 8/11/16 ~ 4★


message 11: by Cameron (new)

Cameron | 4 comments Duration : August 1 - 31, 2016
Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
Kayak - read a book written by a male author *
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight

* The word 'kayak' means 'man's boat' or 'hunter's boat'.


message 12: by Leslie (last edited Aug 04, 2016 03:17PM) (new)

Leslie | 757 comments I'm on board!

Mini Yacht - In Dreams 8/1
Rowing 4s - The Accidental Wedding 8/4
Mixed Maxi Yachts - Dangerous 8/3
Battle of the Boats - Mischief 8/1


message 13: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 15053 comments Mod
Leslie wrote: "I'm on board!"

Arr, matey. Ye be most welcome here abouts!


message 14: by Plethora (last edited Oct 28, 2016 06:09PM) (new)

Plethora (bookworm_r) | 479 comments Yet another challenge to paddle about in....

Completed 6/3

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip

Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages

Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series

Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
     A Sparrow in Terezin

Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
     The Butterfly and the Violin

Kayak - read a book written by a male author

Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's

Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool

Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
     Over Sea, Under Stone

Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective

Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character

Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime

Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
     If You've Got It, Haunt It

Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008

Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
     Princess of the Midnight Ball

Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight
     The Inner Circle


message 15: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 15053 comments Mod
A Bookworm Reading (Plethora) wrote: "Yet another challenge to paddle about in..."

Aye. All the better to find them doubloons!


message 16: by Jonquil (new)

Jonquil | 699 comments Lanelle wrote: "

I signed everyone up to participate in at least three different races at the annual Henley-on-Todd Regatta boat Race. (You can thank me later.).."


You're always looking out for us, thank you.


message 17: by Jonquil (last edited Aug 15, 2016 09:16AM) (new)

Jonquil | 699 comments BOOK it to the finish line! - August 2016
Henley-on-Todd Regatta
200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.

9/3
DONE

Tour-d-Todd -road trip Unseen 8/13
Mini Yacht - 16 pages When the Stars Are Right 8/9
Rowing 4's - 4th in a series Kiss of Death 8/14
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue -someone is saved--fittingly, from drowning The Naked Eye 8/2
Kayak -male author The Beetle 8/11
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - set in England The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets 8/2
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours Allegiances 8/1
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - own The Vampire, the Hunter, and the Girl 8/9
Battle of the Boats - fight Shadow Rider 8/13


message 18: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 15053 comments Mod
Jonquil wrote: "Lanelle wrote: "

I signed everyone up to participate in at least three different races at the annual Henley-on-Todd Regatta boat Race. (You can thank me later.).."

You're always looking out for us..."


How do you feel about participating in a slooooow drag race next month? I assume everyone has a hot rod :)


message 19: by ❀~Amy~❀ (last edited Aug 31, 2016 02:21PM) (new)

❀~Amy~❀ (ajpayne75) | 578 comments BOOK it to the finish line!
200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht

3/3 read

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
Kayak - read a book written by a male author * The Queen & the Homo Jock King ~ 8/8/16 ~ ★★★★
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours Falling for His Best Friend ~ 8/6/16 ~ ★★★★
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight Quinn's Need ~ 8/3/16 ~ ★★★


message 20: by Danielle Gypsy Soul (last edited Aug 19, 2016 09:37AM) (new)

Danielle  Gypsy Soul (afdaniellet) | 1480 comments ~Danielle~'s BOOK it to the finish line! - August 2016
Henley-on-Todd Regatta
Duration: August 1 - 31, 2016


Books Completed: 10/3+ Challenge Complete

Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series The Scam 8/4 ★★★★
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series Primal Temptation 8/16 ★★★★
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved Kiss of Steel 8/10 ★★★★★
Kayak - read a book written by a male author *
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool Yours to Keep 8/7 ★★★★
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England It Happened One Autumn 8/12 ★★★★★
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective Blood of the Lost 8/1 ★★★
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime Polar Bared 8/8 ★★★
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours Zero at the Bone 8/9 ★★★★
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own Taste of Torment 8/18 ★★★★
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight
Nobody's Baby But Mine 8/5 ★★★★


message 21: by Holli (last edited Aug 31, 2016 08:47PM) (new)

Holli | 333 comments BOOK it to the finish line! - August 2016
Henley-on-Todd Regatta
Duration: August 1 - 31, 2016


Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages Harry Potter: The Prequel 8/15/16 (it's a whole 3 pages)
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series Four to Score 8/24/16
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series And Another Thing... 8/16/16
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved Robert B. Parker's Cheap Shot 8/2/16
Kayak - read a book written by a male author Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 8/3/16 (Jack Thorne)
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England And Then There Were None 8/26/16
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective Robert B. Parker's Kickback 8/4/16
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours Robert B. Parker's Slow Burn 8/5/16
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own Babylon 5 Security Manual 8/31/16
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight


message 22: by Kathy (last edited Aug 30, 2016 02:44AM) (new)

Kathy Permission to come aboard, Captain?

♦Monthly Challenges♦ > BOOK it to the finish line! - August 2016

The Henley-on-Todd Regatta is a "boat" race held in the dry sandy bed of the Todd River in Alice Springs, Australia. It is the only regatta ever cancelled because of wet weather. This year's regatta will be August 20th.

Henley on Todd Regatta video (it's only 33 seconds)

I signed everyone up to participate in at least three different races at the annual Henley-on-Todd Regatta boat Race. (You can thank me later.) Which three you enter is up to you. Good luck and may the best Viking or Pirate win!

Duration : August 1 - 31, 2016
Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip: Dodgers by Bill Beverly - 8/6 ****
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved: Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty - 8/1 ****
Kayak - read a book written by a male author * : A Thousand Naked Strangers: A Paramedic’s Wild Ride to the Edge and Back by Kevin Hazzard - 8/11 ****
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England - The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson - 8/20 ***
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective - The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood - 8/30 *****
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character - It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell - 8/9 ****
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime - A Cup of Friendship by Deborah Rodriguez - 8/21 ****
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon - 8/3 ****
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight: Concussion by Jeanne Marie Laskas - 8/8 ****

* The word 'kayak' means 'man's boat' or 'hunter's boat'.


message 23: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 15053 comments Mod
Kathy wrote: "Permission to come aboard, Captain?"

Permission granted. Step lively now!


message 24: by [deleted user] (new)

Duration : August 1 - 31, 2016
Read: 0/3+

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
Kayak - read a book written by a male author *
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight


message 25: by Courtney (last edited Aug 29, 2016 09:12AM) (new)

Courtney (conservio) | 32 comments Looking forward to this challenge!

Duration : August 1 - 31, 2016
Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip Who Fears Death
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved Mistress of the Art of Death
Kayak - read a book written by a male author * Ready Player One
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in EnglandGrave Goods
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime The Serpent's Tale
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. A bit of a stretch, but the family is fighting for their deceased mother's rights.


message 26: by ✩Anna✩ (last edited Aug 12, 2016 09:30AM) (new)

✩Anna✩ (annanna) Books Read: 4/4

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
Kayak - read a book written by a male author * Among Thieves by Douglas Hulick, 8/8/16.
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman, 8/12/16.
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel, 8/3/16.
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, & Jack Thorne, 8/3/16.


message 27: by BarbaraAnn (last edited Aug 30, 2016 05:47PM) (new)

BarbaraAnn | 327 comments I'm in

Duration : August 1 - 31, 2016
Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.

7/3

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip Zero at the Bone **** 8/21
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved Untraceable *** 8/6
Kayak - read a book written by a male author * Adrenaline **** 8/3
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective In the Blood *** 8/18
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours Bossypants *** 8/6
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own This Side of the Grave **** 8/6
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight Velveteen vs. The Junior Super Patriots **** 8/6


message 28: by VampAmber (last edited Aug 19, 2016 06:23AM) (new)

VampAmber | 415 comments Sounds fun! Now to find some SPF 5,000.........

BOOK it to the finish line! - August 2016

Duration: 8/1/16-8/31/16
Progress: 5/3 (completed)

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue - To Kill a Mockingbird finished 8/6/16
Kayak - Scary Stories Treasury finished 8/19/16
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - The Sword in the Stone finished 8/14/16
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
Beach Sprint - Tantalize finished 8/18/16
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Battle of the Boats - The Hobbit or There and Back Again finished 8/5/16

The Hobbit or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee The Sword in the Stone by T.H. White Tantalize (Tantalize, #1) by Cynthia Leitich Smith Scary Stories Treasury by Alvin Schwartz


message 29: by Heli (last edited Aug 31, 2016 07:50AM) (new)

Heli | 176 comments I could try this.

Duration : August 1 - 31, 2016
Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.

Books completed: 3/3 + 3

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip

Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages

Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Paratiisiuhrit (Frederika Bergman & Alex Recht #4) / 6/8/2016

Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series

Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
The Keeper of Lost Causes / 31/8/2016

Kayak - read a book written by a male author *
Kirottu by Chuck Palahniuk / 11/8/2016

Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's

Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool

Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
Black Noise / 21/8/2016

Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
Sarah's Key / 15/8/2016

Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character

Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime

Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
A Monster Calls / 18/8/2016

Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008

Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own

Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight


message 30: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 15053 comments Mod
Heli wrote: "I could try this."

Welcome to the challenge, Heli!


message 31: by Brindi Michele (last edited Sep 01, 2016 01:42PM) (new)

Brindi Michele | 158 comments BOOK it to the finish line! - August 2016
Henley-on-Todd Regatta
Duration: August 1 - 31, 2016

***12 RACES COMPLETED***

Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer 8/31/16

Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Dangerous Tides (Drake Sisters, #4) by Christine Feehan Dangerous Tides by Christine Feehan 8/9/16

Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Hidden Currents (Drake Sisters, #7) by Christine Feehan Hidden Currents by Christine Feehan 8/18/16

Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
Oceans of Fire (Drake Sisters, #3) by Christine Feehan Oceans of Fire by Christine Feehan 8/5/16

Kayak - read a book written by a male author
When Friendship Followed Me Home by Paul Griffin When Friendship Followed Me Home by Paul Griffin

Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Madly (Potion, #1) by Amy Alward Madly by Amy Alward 8/24/16

Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
Tru & Nelle by G. Neri Tru & Nelle by G. Neri 8/4/16

Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Safe Harbor (Drake Sisters, #5) by Christine Feehan Safe Harbor by Christine Feehan 8/11/16

Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
Debt by Nina G. Jones Debt by Nina G. Jones 8/26/16

Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Turbulent Sea (Drake Sisters, #6) by Christine Feehan Turbulent Sea by Christine Feehan 8/15/16

Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Owned by the Mob Boss by Ashley Hall Owned by the Mob Boss by Ashley Hall 8/26/16

Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight

When You Dare (Men Who Walk the Edge of Honor, #1) by Lori Foster When You Dare by Lori Foster 8/21/16


message 32: by Beth (last edited Aug 20, 2016 09:11AM) (new)

Beth | 14 comments Book It to the Finish Line
August 2016

3/3 completed

Kayak - read a book written by a male author
Gone with the Mind by Mark Leyner - 8/5 ★★★★★

Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King - 8/17 ★★★★

Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay - 8/18 ★★★

Gone with the Mind by Mark Leyner The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay


message 33: by Beth (new)

Beth | 371 comments I'll try!

0/3 Completed:

Duration : August 1 - 31, 2016
Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
Kayak - read a book written by a male author *
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight


message 34: by Paris (last edited Aug 21, 2016 06:12PM) (new)

Paris (pah13) | 4285 comments I'm in.

Book it to the Finish Line
Completed: 9/3

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series - Beautiful Burn by Jamie McGuire (Maddox Brothers) - ♥♥♥ - 8/15/16
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series - Sugar Free by Sawyer Bennett (Sugar Bowl) - ♥♥♥♥.5 - 8/17/16
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved - The Right Kind of Trouble by Shiloh Walker (The McKays) - ♥♥ - 8/7/16
Kayak - read a book written by a male author *
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool - Till I Kissed You by Laura Trentham (Cottonbloom) - ♥♥♥ - 8/7/16
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective - A Beautiful Funeral by Jamie McGuire (Maddox Brothers) - ♥♥♥ - 8/16/16
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character - Best Friend Bargain by Robin Bielman (Kisses in the Sand) - ♥♥♥♥♥ - 8/8/16
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours - Close to You by Kristen Proby (Fusion) - ♥♥♥♥♥ - 8/11/16
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own - It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover - ♥♥♥♥♥ - 8/2/16
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight - Must Love Wieners by Casey Griffin (Rescue Dog Romance) - ♥♥♥ - 8/6/16


message 35: by Ebb (last edited Aug 31, 2016 02:18PM) (new)

Ebb (ebbsbooks) | 96 comments Duration : August 1 - 31, 2016
Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.

Finished 8 books! Pretty good reading month :) Looking forward to September.

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
Kayak - read a book written by a male author * How to Survive a Horror Movie
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool Waiting to Fly
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England Middlemarch
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character Wonder
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours The Reptile Room
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own Gnarr: How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight The Mayor of Casterbridge

* The word 'kayak' means 'man's boat' or 'hunter's boat'.

How to Survive a Horror Movie All the Skills to Dodge the Kills by Seth Grahame-Smith Wonder by R.J. Palacio Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling The Reptile Room (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #2) by Lemony Snicket Middlemarch by George Eliot Waiting to Fly by Ron Naveen The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy Gnarr How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World by Jón Gnarr


message 36: by Marla (last edited Sep 03, 2016 09:20PM) (new)

 Marla | 803 comments BOOK it to the finish line! August 2016
Duration: 8/1/16 - 8/31/16
Races: 5 of 3

The Henley-on-Todd Regatta is a "boat" race held in the dry sandy bed of the Todd River in Alice Springs, Australia. It is the only regatta ever cancelled because of wet weather. This year's regatta will be August 20th.

I signed everyone up to participate in at least three different races at the annual Henley-on-Todd Regatta boat Race. (You can thank me later.) Which three you enter is up to you. Good luck and may the best Viking or Pirate win!

Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Temple by Matthew Reilly (8/11/16)
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
Kayak - read a book written by a male author *
Wizard Defiant by Rodney Hartman (8/20/16)
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones (8/30/16)
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
War Brides by Helen Bryan (8/30/16)
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella (8/19/16)
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight


message 37: by LaurLa (new)

LaurLa | 2737 comments Book It to the Finish Line - August 2016
The Henley-on-Todd Regatta


Inches: 0 of 3

Mini Yacht: read a story that is less than 25 pages
Legal-i-Tease - N.M. Silber - 23 pp

Battle of the Boats: read a book where there is some kind of fight
Hidden Away - Maya Banks - the guy is holding a gun… there has to be a fight…

Mixed Maxi Yachts: read a book told from more than one perspective
Picking Clover - Bobby Hutchinson - told from both MCs' POV

Legal-i-Tease (Lawyers in Love, #3.6) by N.M. Silber Hidden Away (KGI, #3) by Maya Banks Picking Clover (Doctor 911, #4) by Bobby Hutchinson


message 38: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2368 comments Update Message # 8 - Challenge Completed - 06Aug16

(But I'll keep completing tasks anyway ...)


Book it to the Finish Line - Henley-on-Todd Regatta
Begins: 01Aug16 / Ends: 31Aug16



3 / 3 completed


Kayak - read a book written by a male author - Alan Cumming / Not My Father's Son ✔ – 04Aug16


Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective - The Double Bind ✔ - 06Aug16


Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight - Diva Takes the Cake ✔ – 04Aug16
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message 39: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 15053 comments Mod
Book Concierge wrote: "Update Message # 8 - Challenge Completed - 06Aug16

(But I'll keep completing tasks anyway)..."


*grin* I've noticed that folks like to do that.


Danielle  Gypsy Soul (afdaniellet) | 1480 comments ~Danielle~'s BOOK it to the finish line! - August 2016
Henley-on-Todd Regatta
Duration: August 1 - 31, 2016


Books Completed: 10/3+ Challenge Complete

Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series The Scam 8/4 ★★★★
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series Primal Temptation 8/16 ★★★★
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved Kiss of Steel 8/10 ★★★★★
Kayak - read a book written by a male author *
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool Yours to Keep 8/7 ★★★★
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England It Happened One Autumn 8/12 ★★★★★
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective Blood of the Lost 8/1 ★★★
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime Polar Bared 8/8 ★★★
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours Zero at the Bone 8/9 ★★★★
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own Taste of Torment 8/18 ★★★★
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight
Nobody's Baby But Mine 8/5 ★★★★


message 41: by Beth (new)

Beth | 14 comments I finished my three races.

3/3 completed

Kayak - read a book written by a male author
Gone with the Mind by Mark Leyner - 8/5 ★★★★★

Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King - 8/17 ★★★★

Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay - 8/18 ★★★

Gone with the Mind by Mark Leyner The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay


message 42: by NayNay (new)

NayNay I think I will call this one done, I know I will not be reading a book with 25 pages...another great challenge, happy reading!

Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted by Bridget Asher The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted by Bridget Asher 08/02/16 ****

Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages

Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Dark Sky (Cold Ridge/U.S. Marshals, #4) by Carla Neggers Dark Sky by Carla Negger 08/14/16 ****

Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Abandon (Cold Ridge/U.S. Marshals, #6) by Carla Neggers Abandon by Carla Neggers 08/03/16 ****

Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand 08/05/16 ***

Kayak - read a book written by a male author *
The Boys in the Boat Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown 08/12/16 ****

Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Cop Town by Karin Slaughter Cop Town by Karin Slaughter 08/01/16 **** (Georgia 1974)

Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain 08/16/16 *****

Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
The Summer Queen (Eleanor of Aquitaine, #1) by Elizabeth Chadwick The Summer Queen by Elizabeth Chadwick 08/06/16 *****

Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
The Rapids (Cold Ridge/U.S. Marshals, #3) by Carla Neggers The Rapids by Carla Neggers 08/08/16 ****

Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
Under the Lights (Boys of Fall, #1) by Shannon Stacey Under the Lights by Shannon Stacey 08/09/16 ***

Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
The Winter Crown (Eleanor of Aquitaine, #2) by Elizabeth Chadwick The Winter Crown by Elizabeth Chadwick 08/07/16 *****

Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
Come Away with Me by Karma Brown Come Away With Me by Karma Brown 08/04/16 *****

Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
A Cold Dark Place (Emily Kenyon, #1) by Gregg Olsen A Cold Dark Place by Gregg Olsen 08/25/16 ***

Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Die for You by Lisa Unger Die for You by Lisa Unger 08/13/16 ***

Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight
To Defy a King (William Marshal #5) by Elizabeth Chadwick To Defy a King by Elizabeth Chadwick 08/24/16 *****


message 43: by Kathy (new)

Kathy Thanks for this great challenge, Lanelle, and especially for signing me up in advance!


message 44: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 15053 comments Mod
Kathy wrote: "Thanks for this great challenge, Lanelle, and especially for signing me up in advance!"

*chuckle* No problem.


message 45: by Heli (new)

Heli | 176 comments I'm finished :)

Duration : August 1 - 31, 2016
Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.

Books completed: 3/3 + 3

Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Paratiisiuhrit (Frederika Bergman & Alex Recht #4) / 6/8/2016

Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
The Keeper of Lost Causes / 31/8/2016

Kayak - read a book written by a male author *
Kirottu by Chuck Palahniuk / 11/8/2016

Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
Black Noise / 21/8/2016

Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
Sarah's Key / 15/8/2016

Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
A Monster Calls / 18/8/2016


message 46: by LaurLa (new)

LaurLa | 2737 comments Finished! As always, great challenge, Lanelle!!!

Book It to the Finish Line - August 2016
The Henley-on-Todd Regatta


Inches: 3 of 3

✔Mini Yacht: read a story that is less than 25 pages
Legal-i-Tease - N.M. Silber - 23 pp - 08.10 ★★★★

✔Battle of the Boats: read a book where there is some kind of fight
Hidden Away - Maya Banks - the guy is holding a gun… there has to be a fight… - 08.21 ★★★★

✔Mixed Maxi Yachts: read a book told from more than one perspective
Picking Clover - Bobby Hutchinson - told from both MCs' POV - 08.05 ★★★

Legal-i-Tease (Lawyers in Love, #3.6) by N.M. Silber Hidden Away (KGI, #3) by Maya Banks Picking Clover (Doctor 911, #4) by Bobby Hutchinson


Michelle's Empty Nest (mlundy5) Done! :)

~Michelle~'s BOOK it to the finish line! - August 2016
Henley-on-Todd Regatta
Duration: August 1 - 31, 2016

Books Completed: 13/3+


***COMPLETED 8-31-2016 with 13 Tasks***


Books must be at least 200 pages, except for the Mini Yacht requirement.
Re-reads are okay.


Tour-d-Todd - read a book with a road trip
Tsura|Heather Anastasiu 8-10-2016 | 4*
Mini Yacht - read a story that is less than 25 pages
Rowing 4's - read a book that is the 4th in a series
Eligible|Curtis Sittenfeld 8-7-2016 | 3*
Anchor the Boat - read a book that is the last in a series
Surf Rescue - read a book where someone is saved
Innocent Blood|Michael Lister 8-21-2016 | 3*
Kayak - read a book written by a male author *
The Dog Stars|Peter Heller 8-12-2016 | 4*
Boogie Board - read a book written or set in the 1970's
Perfect|Rachel Joyce 8-6-2016 | 3*
Sand Shoveling - read a book where the main character uses a hand tool
Don't You Cry|Mary Kubica 8-28-2016 | 5*
Oxford Tubs - read a book set in England
1984|George Orwell 8-9-2016 | 4*
Mixed Maxi Yachts - read a book told from more than one perspective
A Tale for the Time Being|Ruth Ozeki 8-20-2016 | 2*
Lolly Scramble - read a book with a sweet main character
The Cereal Murders|Diane Mott Davidson 8-15-2016 | 3*
Sand Skis - read a book set in the wintertime
The Last Suppers|Diane Mott Davidson 8-25-2016 | 4*
Beach Sprint - read a book in 24 hours
Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things|Jenny Lawson 8-1-2016 | 3*
Rowing 8's - read a book published in 2008
Bring Your Own Boat - read a book that you own
Divergent|Veronica Roth 8-11-2016 | 5*
Battle of the Boats - read a book where there is some kind of fight
Cold Mountain|Charles Frazier 8-2-2016 | 3*

* The word 'kayak' means 'man's boat' or 'hunter's boat'.


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