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message 1: by martin eden (new)

martin eden


message 2: by martin eden (new)

martin eden What about a bingo? You can decide to read only part of the grid:
-1 line= 5 books
-2lines= 10 books
-...
OR to read the 25 books of the grid.
The first one to reach his / her goal has won!
Tell us about your progress in this folder!


message 3: by Karin (new)

Karin (hippolicious) Oooooh. I'm in! :-)
I'm going for 3 lines.


message 4: by martin eden (new)

martin eden Great, Karin! It's not necessarily 3 complete lines. You can read 15 books from the grid.


message 5: by Karin (new)

Karin (hippolicious) Really? Oh good :-) But still I like to challenge myself so I'll see if I can make 3 full lines. :-)


message 6: by martin eden (new)

martin eden Great! Good luck!


message 7: by martin eden (new)

martin eden Have forgotten to tell that we cannot use a book for more than one square / category. But we can take the BOTM or books read in the TOTM...


message 8: by Shevella (last edited Jan 25, 2017 01:16PM) (new)

Shevella (hummingbird14) | 170 comments Sounds like a good challenge! I'm going for 5 books.


message 9: by martin eden (new)

martin eden Great Shevella!
I think I can start with 10 books!


message 10: by martin eden (new)

martin eden 2 books finished:
- has a blue cover : Go Set a Watchman (To Kill A Mockingbird #2) by Harper Lee
- non fiction: The Spy Who Couldn't Spell A Dyslexic Traitor, an Unbreakable Code, and the FBI's Hunt for America's Stolen Secrets by Yudhijit Bhattacharjee


message 11: by Shevella (new)

Shevella (hummingbird14) | 170 comments First book finished:
-One-word title
Heartless by Marissa Meyer


message 12: by Shevella (new)

Shevella (hummingbird14) | 170 comments - Has a person on the cover

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer


message 13: by Shevella (new)

Shevella (hummingbird14) | 170 comments I forgot to ask if there is a timeframe for this bingo (monthly, quarterly, etc)?


message 14: by martin eden (new)

martin eden We have the year to finish it.


message 15: by Shevella (new)

Shevella (hummingbird14) | 170 comments martin eden wrote: "We have the year to finish it."

Ok, then I am bumping up my goal to 10 books.


message 16: by martin eden (new)

martin eden Great!


message 17: by Shevella (new)

Shevella (hummingbird14) | 170 comments Book #3 Set on a different continent - The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton


message 18: by Karin (new)

Karin (hippolicious) Let's see how I'm doing
More than 500 pages long: Middlemarch by George Eliot

Non-human charachters: The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Book a friend loves: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

3 books! woohoo


message 19: by Shevella (new)

Shevella (hummingbird14) | 170 comments You're doing great Karin!


message 20: by Shevella (new)

Shevella (hummingbird14) | 170 comments #4 - More than 10 years old - The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: My Life at Rose Red -

#5 - Nonfiction - Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking -

Already half way to my goal! I'm proud of myself!!


message 21: by martin eden (last edited Jul 27, 2017 05:24AM) (new)

martin eden has a number in the title: The 10pm Question by Kate de Goldi
non-fiction: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
mystery: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
best-seller: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
has a person on the cover: The Autobiography of Malcom X

has a blue cover: Go Set a Watchman Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
romance: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
female author: the Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
one-word title: Room
set on a different continent: Do Not Say We Have Nothing

based on a true story: The Spy who couldn't Spell Spy Who Couldn't Spell, The A Dyslexic Traitor, an Unbreakable Code, and the FBI's Hunt for America's Stolen Secrets by Yudhijit Bhattacharjee
less than 200 pages: Sula by Toni Morisson
you heard about online:
more than 500 pages long: Jane Eyre
a forgotten classic: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

book a friend loves:
non-human characters: Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl
book of short stories: When God Laughs and Other Stories by Jack London
more than 10 years old: Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin
book that became a movie: Amistad

written by someone under 30:
published this year: Beartown by Frederik Backman
funny: Me Talk Pretty One Day
second book in a series:
scary:

I'm almost finished with that challenge! yay!


message 22: by HeyLucindaO! (new)

HeyLucindaO! (heylucinda) | 66 comments Hi guys

This seems fun. Here is my first line:

• A book a friend loves: The Book Thief
• Non-human Characters: Fantastic Mr. Fox
• Book of Short stories: The Thing Around Your Neck
• More than 10 years old: Memoirs of a Geisha
• Book that became a movie : The Help


message 23: by HeyLucindaO! (new)

HeyLucindaO! (heylucinda) | 66 comments I got sucked into this game :) ... My list below:
I need 4 more books.

• Has a blue cover: The Happiness Project
• Romance: Eat pray love
• Female Author: Daring Greatly
• One word title: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
• Set on a different continent: The Name Sake

• Has a number in the title: 7 Habits of highly effective people
• Non Fiction: The Seat of the Soul
• Mystery: ___
• Best Seller: Presence
• Has a person on the cover: Thrive

• Based on a true story: Long walk to freedom
• Less than 200 pages: The BFG
• You heard about online: The Alchemist
• More than 500 pages long: The signature of all things
• A forgotten classic: ___

• Written by someone under 30:
• Published this year: ___
• Funny: Furiously Happy
• Second book in a series: ___
• Scary: The Kite Runner


message 24: by martin eden (new)

martin eden Great Maya! But you need 5 books (one written by so under 30).


message 25: by HeyLucindaO! (new)

HeyLucindaO! (heylucinda) | 66 comments Ah yes I didn't see that one! Thanks Martin 😉


message 26: by martin eden (new)

martin eden You're welcome! You have great books on your list!


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