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message 1: by Janice (new)

Janice | 1820 comments Mod
Each number (1-25) has to connect to a book you read for that number in some logical way.

Example:
2 - second book in a series
3 - titles is made up of 3 words
20 - book was released on the 20th of September
21 - authors birthday is 21st of April
25 - main character is 25

All books must be at least 150 pages long. No graphic novels.
A book can only count for one task, so you must read 25 books in total.
This challenge runs from 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2017.



message 2: by Janice (last edited Sep 03, 2017 07:41AM) (new)

Janice | 1820 comments Mod
Progress: 25/25


1. Spin by Robert Charles Wilson (1st book in the Spin series)
2. The Murder on the Links by Agatha Christie (2nd book in the Hercule Poirot series)
3. The Forsaken Inn by Anna Katharine Green (3 words in title and 3 words for author)
4. One More Little Problem by Vanessa Curtis (4 words in the title)
5. South by Frank Owen (5 letters in the title)
6. Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal (6th novel that Kowal has published https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Ro...)
7. It by Stephen King (7 members of the Losers Gang)
8. Jamie James and the Curse of the Ancestors by Roy Aronson (8 words in the title)
9. Catfantastic: Nine Lives and Fifteen Tales edited by Andre Norton
10. R. Holmes and Co.: Being the Remarkable Adventures of Raffles Holmes, Esq., Detective and Amateur Cracksman by Birth by John Kendrick Bangs (contains 10 short stories)
11. Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson (11 letters in the title)
12. Firebird by Mercedes Lackey (the sorcerer keeps 12 maidens captive)
13. Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson (main character is given a list of 13 items to do)
14. The Curse of the Kings by Victoria Holt (main character discovered her first artifact on her 14th birthday)
15. Kiss of Broken Glass by Madeleine Kuderick (main character is 15)
16. Only Ever Yours by Louise O'Neill (main character is 16 and in the 16th year)
17. Everything You Want Me to Be by Mindy Mejia (main character is 17 at the beginning of the book)
18. Range of Ghosts by Elizabeth Bear (book has 18 chapters)
19. Mythical Monsters by Charles Gould (published in the 19th century)
20. American Gods by Neil Gaiman (book has 20 chapters)
21. Kelly + Victor by Niall Griffiths (set during the first few days of the 21st century, the new millenium)
22. From Bad to Cursed by Katie Alender (there has to be 22 girls in the Sunshine Club before they can graduate)
23. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne (main character discovered the source of the Nile on 23 April - which was the goal of the adventure)
24. The Turn of the Screw by Henry James (book has 24 chapters)
25. Twenty-Five Ghost Stories edited by W. Bob Holland

Spin (Spin, #1) by Robert Charles Wilson The Murder on the Links (Hercule Poirot, #2) by Agatha Christie The Forsaken Inn by Anna Katharine Green One More Little Problem (Zelah Green, #2) by Vanessa Curtis South by Frank Owen Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal It by Stephen King Jamie James and the Curse of the Ancestors by Roy Aronson Catfantastic Nine Lives and Fifteen Tales by Andre Norton R. Holmes and Co. Being the Remarkable Adventures of Raffles Holmes, Esq., Detective and Amateur Cracksman by Birth by John Kendrick Bangs Quicksilver (The Baroque Cycle, #1) by Neal Stephenson Firebird (Fairy Tales #1) by Mercedes Lackey Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson The Curse of the Kings by Victoria Holt Kiss of Broken Glass by Madeleine Kuderick Only Ever Yours by Louise O'Neill Everything You Want Me to Be by Mindy Mejia Range of Ghosts (Eternal Sky, #1) by Elizabeth Bear Mythical Monsters by Charles Gould American Gods by Neil Gaiman Kelly + Victor by Niall Griffiths From Bad to Cursed (Bad Girls Don't Die, #2) by Katie Alender Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne The Turn of the Screw by Henry James Twenty-Five Ghost Stories by W. Bob Holland


message 3: by Lu (last edited Jun 26, 2017 09:18AM) (new)

Lu | 12659 comments Mod
Each number (1-25) has to connect to a book you read for that number in some logical way.

1. Everything, Everything (debut)
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3. A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas (published on the 3rd)
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5. Unremembered (published on the 5th)
6. A Court of Thorns and Roses (6 letters in title)
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9. Big Little Lies (published on the 9th)
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14. The Seeing Place (published on the 14th)
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18. Baby Book: How to enjoy year one (published on the 18th)
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23. The Legacy (Title and author make 23)
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message 4: by Vernice (new)

Vernice (fictionfantastic) | 0 comments My spot


message 5: by Carolien (last edited May 28, 2017 04:35AM) (new)

Carolien (carolien_s) | 2388 comments Mod
Score 25/25

1 Good Night, Mr. Tom - debut book
2 A Deadly Trade - second book in a series written by two authors
3 City Girl - third book in trilogy
4 The Muddleheaded Wombat - 4 stories contained in the volume, four original books published in the series
5 Harriet the Spy - author born on 5 October
6 Kingston Raine and the Grim Reaper - 6 words in the title
7 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm - Rebecca is one of 7 children
8 Death Dance - 8th in the series
9 The Nine Tailors
10 Claws of the Cat - the weapon, a neko-te, had 10 blades
11 An Easy Thing - 11 chapters
12 Gaudy Night - 12th in the series
13 Busman's Honeymoon - 13th in the series
14 Still Life - 14 chapters in the book
15 Murder at the Vicarage - author born on 15 September
16 All the President's Men - the Watergate break in occurred on 16 June 1972
17 A New Life - 17 chapters
18 Black Sheep - 18 chapters
19 The Scarlet Pimpernel - there are 19 men fighting with Percy
20 Need You for Keeps - 20 chapters
21 Need You for Mine - 21 chapters
22 A Second Chance - 22 chapters
23 The Zimmermann Telegram - was handed on 23 February 1917 to the British Foreign Minister and American Ambassador
24 Thaddeus of Warsaw - Jane Porter died on 24 May 1850
25 When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit / Bombs on Aunt Dainty- 25 chapters in the first book


message 6: by Jane (last edited Oct 23, 2017 07:13AM) (new)

Jane Hindley | 23 comments 18/25

1. - Songs of Love and War - Santa Montefiore (1st book in the Deverill Chronicles series)
2. - Night Light - Terri Blackstock (Book No. 2 in the Restoration Series)
3. - The Year I Met You - Cecilia Ahern (Jasmine Butler lived at house No. 3)
4. - Dawn's Light - Terri Blackstock (Book No. 4 in the "Restoration Series")
5. - The Healer - Dee Henderson (book No. 5 in the O'Malley series)
6. The Affair - Santa Montefiore (The daughter Isabel is 6 years old)
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8. - Conspiracy in Death - J D Robb (Book No. 8 in the "In Death" series
9. - True Light - Terri Blackstock (Logan Branning is 9 years old)
10. - The Rembrandt Affair - Daniel Silva (Book No. 8 in the Gabriel Allon series)
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13. - Backlash - Lynda La Plante (Rebekka Jordan was 13 years old when she disappeared)
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16. - The Black Widow - Daniel Silva (No. 16 in the Gabriel Allon series)
17. - The Fault in Our Stars - John Green (Augustus Waters was 17 years old when he died)
18. - Danger in the Shadows - Dee Henderson (Book has 18 Chapters)
19. - The Cinderella Murder - Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke (Susan Dempsey was 19 years old when she was murdered)
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22. - The Guardian - Dee Henderson (22 chapters in the book
23. - The Killer Next Door - Alex Marwood ( The address of the house was 23 Beulah Grove)
24. - Last Light - Terri Blackstock (24 May - date of the power outage)
25 - The Negotiator - Dee Henderson (25 chapters In the book)


message 7: by Sian (new)

Sian Ackerley | 3 comments My spot


message 8: by Jennifer (last edited Oct 31, 2017 11:50AM) (new)

Jennifer (jevine) | 788 comments 15/25

1. Obsession - Title is 1 word
2. Second Chance Ranch - Second is a word in the title
3. Never Lose Hope - 3 words in the title
4. Fourth and Long - Fourth is a word in the title
5. Christmas on the Last Frontier - 5 words in the title
6. The Space Between - Six siblings in the story
7. Illusion of Trust - Book 7 in the series
8. Amadi, the Phoenix, the Sphinx, and the Djinn - 8 words in the title
9. The Deputy's Redemption - finished on the 9th
10. Cowboy Command - finished on the 10th
11. Quick Trick - 11th book read in August
12. A Soldier's Courage - the characters got married 12 months after the engagement
13. Falling - Thirteenth book in the series
14. Paper Roses - finished on the 14th
15. Most Eligible Cowboy - 15 chapters in the book
16. The Countess Conspiracy - published on the 16th
17. The Lightning Thief -17 letters in the title
18. Dr Daddy Next Door - Finished on the 18th
19. Ruined by the SEAL - 19 chapters in book
20. Lyric’s Accidental Mate - published on the 20th
21. Sexy Business: Vladimir Kensley - published on the 21st
22. Oklahoma Christmas Blues - 22 letters in the title
23. Booty Call - published on the 23rd
24. Next Song I Sing - 24 chapters in the book
25. Must Love Ghosts - 25 chapters in the book


message 9: by Monique (last edited Jul 26, 2017 01:10PM) (new)

Monique von Geyso (moniquevg) | 84 comments Progress 18/25
1. A Question of Belief (Commissario Brunetti, #19) by Donna Leon – Published on 1 April
2. Fatal Remedies (Commissario Brunetti, #8) by Donna Leon - 2 Words Title
3. Picture Perfect (Geek Girl, #3) by Holly Smale - third book in the series
4. The Reinvention of Mimi Finnegan (The Mimi Chronicles, #1) by Whitney Dineen - Main character is one of four daughters
6. The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert - 6 parts in the book
8. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl - 8 Main Characters
9. Dance Cinderella Retold (Romance a Medieval Fairytale, #3) by Demelza Carlton - Published on the 9th of February
10. The Devil and Miss Prym (On the Seventh Day, #3) by Paulo Coelho - villagers were offered 10 gold bars to commit a murder
12. The Devil's Bride by Lucy Gordon - 12 Chapters
13. Ella, The Slayer (Serenity House #1) by A.W. Exley - 13 Letters in the title
15. Burning Bright (The Extraordinaries #1) by Melissa McShane - Published 15 August
17. You Are Mine (Mine, #1) by Janeal Falor - Serena, main character, is 17 years old
18. Frederica by Georgette Heyer - Story set in 1818
19. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee - 19 Chapters
20. Bound (Bound Trilogy, #1) by Kate Sparkes - Main Character is 20
21 The Prince (Spy Girl #1) by Jillian Dodd - Main Character pretends to be 21
22. Through a Glass, Darkly (Commissario Brunetti, #15) by Donna Leon - 22 October: first broadcast on German TV
24. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Oz, #1) by L. Frank Baum - 24 chapters in book


message 10: by Natalie (last edited Apr 23, 2017 07:25AM) (new)

Natalie Dennis (nats_007) | 4 comments Progress 4 / 25

2. Laurelin Paige - Take Two - Two in Title
4. Elle Kennedy - The Goal - Fourth Book in the Series
10. Lynn Kurland - The White Spell -Book 10 in Series
22. Katy Evans - Mr. President - Main Character is 22 years old


message 11: by Joan (last edited Oct 13, 2017 11:11AM) (new)

Joan | 32 comments Progress: 23 / 25

1. Whispers - Dean Koontz's 1st novel to appear on the New York Times Bestsellers list.
2. Crooked Kingdom - The 2nd book in the series
3. The Legacy - Main character has 3 abilities
4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - There are 4 champions in the tri-wizard tournament
5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - The 5th book in a series
6. The Taming of the Queen - Kateryn Parr was Henry VIII's 6th wife
7. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - There are 7 Horcruxes
8. Sandworms of Dune - The 8th book in the series
9. Paper Towns - Quentin and Margo were 9 when they found a dead body in the park.
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11. Heretics of Dune - 11 Duncan Idaho Gholas were assassinated before the Ghola in this book
12. The Widow - Jun 12, 2007 was Jean's 37th birthday,
13. Thirteen Reasons Why - There are 13 reasons
14. Breakfast at Tiffany's - Holly left home at 14
15. The Secret Life of Bees - Mary Day is on Aug 15th
16. The Wasp Factory - Frank, the main character, is 16 years old
17. The Picture of Dorian Gray - Sibyl Vane was 17 when she died
18. A Clockwork Orange - Alex is 18 at the end of the book
19. Pride and Prejudice - Set in the early 19th century
20. Vanity Fair - The book was first serialised in 20 parts between Jan 1947 and Jul 1948
21, The Legion - Cracker Jack was 21 when his father died.
22. Library of Souls - Published 22 Sep 2015
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24. The Utterly Uninteresting and Unadventurous Tales of Fred, the Vampire Accountant - The audiobook was released on 24 Feb 2015
25. Scrappy Little Nobody - 25 Chapters


message 12: by Liezel (last edited Jan 23, 2017 11:12AM) (new)

Liezel (liezkl) | 736 comments 3/25

1. Me Before You - book 1 in series
2. Point of Retreat 2nd in series
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message 13: by Carolien (new)

Carolien (carolien_s) | 2388 comments Mod
Done!


message 14: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer (jevine) | 788 comments Congratulations


message 15: by Janice (new)

Janice | 1820 comments Mod
Well done!


message 16: by Janice (new)

Janice | 1820 comments Mod
Done!


message 17: by Carolien (new)

Carolien (carolien_s) | 2388 comments Mod
Congratulations!


message 18: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer (jevine) | 788 comments Well done


message 19: by Jax (new)

Jax | 899 comments Mod
1. Changes - Published 01 January 2010
2. Armed & Magical - Book 2 in series
3. A Court of Wings and Ruin - Book 3 in series
4. Manners & Mutiny - Book 4 in series
5. Grim Expectations - Book 5 in series
6. The Name of the Wind - Author's Birthday 6th June
7. Reap the Wind - Book 7 in series
8. Shades of Milk and Honey - Author's Birthday 8th February
_Ride the Storm - Published in August, and book 8 in series
9. Ashley Bell - Author's Birthday 9th July
10. Cast in Flame - Book 10 in series
11. Cast in Honor - Book 11 in series
12. Cast in Flight - Book 12 in series
13. Ghost Story - Book 13 in series
14. Touch the Dark - 14 Chapters
_The Desert Spear - Antagonist has 14 wives, & Protagonist returns home after 14 years.
15. Claimed By Shadow - 15 Chapters
16. Of Fates And Phantoms - 16 Chapters
17. Veiled in Moonlight - 17 Chapters
18. Grave Expectations - Protagonist is 18 years old
19. Winter - Author's Birthday 19th February
20. Emperor of Thorns - Protagonist turns 20
21. The Daylight War - published in the 21st century
22. Vice Society - Author's Birthday 22 December
23. From The Ashes - Published 23rd August
24. Her Majesty's Necromancer - Published - 24th August
25. The Mapmaker's Apprentice - Published 25th October


message 20: by Jax (new)

Jax | 899 comments Mod
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Done!


message 21: by Janice (new)

Janice | 1820 comments Mod
Hahaha well done Jax!!


message 22: by Jax (new)

Jax | 899 comments Mod
:D Thanx


message 23: by Carolien (new)

Carolien (carolien_s) | 2388 comments Mod
Congrats!


message 24: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer (jevine) | 788 comments Done


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