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message 1: by ☆☆Hannah☆☆, The Book Junkie (last edited Jan 29, 2017 11:29AM) (new)

☆☆Hannah☆☆ | 7281 comments First thing you all need to do is pick a team name and a team leader.


Members:
Sahar - x
Trisha - x
Natalie - x
Megan - x
Gwen


Team Leader: Trisha


message 2: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments yay!! Hello everyone!

I'm good with being team captain, if no one else wants the job!

Anyone have name ideas? Maybe...

5 Lonely Hearts Club
or just Lonely Hearts Club


message 3: by Megan (new)

Megan | 52 comments I have no problem with you being the captain, Trisha. I love the name Lonely Hearts Club, or really anything Valentines related. So excited to get started!


message 4: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Yay! Hello Megan!

I've emailed our other teammates with a link to our team so they should be here soon :)


message 5: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Our First Movie is posted:

Genre: Romance or Fantasy(1 point)
Cover: Sky or A couple on cover (2 points)
Plot: Revenge or Kidnapping (3 points)
Title: Princess or Bride (4 points)
Name: Wes, Valarie, Max (5 points)
Setting: Chicago or 1987 (6 points)

Hidden Words: book, sick, kid, war, rescue (1 point for each word)


I'll start digging for books


message 6: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments I might read (not YA):

The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

Plot: Kidnapping (3 points)
Setting: Chicago (6 points)
Hidden words: sick, kid, war, rescue (4 points)

total: 13 points


message 7: by Megan (new)

Megan | 52 comments One I've read that might work well for other team members:

The Leaving by Tara Altebrando

Plot: Kidnapping (3 points)
Name: Max (5 points)
Hidden Words: book, sick, kid, war (4 points)

total: 12 points
(though this one is also EXTREMELY heavy on the romance, so that point could be included as well)


message 8: by Natalie (new)

Natalie (nzhouey) | 257 comments Hi, I'm fine with you being the leader or whatever and the group name. I'll let you know when i find something i'm interested in reading.


message 9: by Sahar (new)

Sahar Siddiqi (miublaze) | 21 comments I think I'll read:

Max Helsing and the Beast of Bone Creek by Curtis Jobling

Genre: Fantasy (1 point)
Couple on Cover (2 points)
Plot: Kidnapping (3 points)
Name: Max (5 points)
Hidden Words: book, sick, kid, war, rescue (5 points)

total: 16 points


message 10: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Natalie, it's up to you!
I'm open to being team leader or you can take it :)


message 11: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Hannah,

It looks like the majority is okay with Lonely Hearts Club for our team name :)


message 12: by Natalie (new)

Natalie (nzhouey) | 257 comments Oh no I don't want to be group leader lol. I still can't even find a book I want to read.


message 13: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Natalie wrote: "Oh no I don't want to be group leader lol. I still can't even find a book I want to read."

oh lol sorry
I thought you said you were fine with being the group leader! LOL

no no, I'll take it then :)


message 14: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Hannah

I'll take Team Lead :)


message 15: by Trisha, lives on coffee (last edited Feb 17, 2017 12:36PM) (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Lonely Hearts Club: Week 1

Trisha: The Good Girl by Mary Kubica
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Points: Plot (3) + Setting: (6) + Hidden words (4)
Total: 13 points

Sahar Steelheart (Reckoners, #1) by Brandon Sanderson
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Points: Genre (1) + Cover (2) + Plot (3) + Setting (6) + Hidden Words: (4)
Total: 16 points

Natalie: Steelheart (Reckoners, #1) by Brandon Sanderson
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Points: Genre (1) + Cover (2) + Plot (3) + Setting (6) + Hidden Words: (4)
Total: 16 points

Megan The Good Girl by Mary Kubica
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Points: Plot (3) + Setting: (6) + Hidden words (4)
Total: 13 points

Trisha (in lieu of Gwen): The Book of Ivy (The Book of Ivy, #1) by Amy Engel
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Points: Genre (1) + Cover (2) + Plot (3) + Hidden Words: (5)
Total: 11 points

Finished on day ++ : 0 pt
Team Total= 69


message 16: by Trisha, lives on coffee (last edited Jan 29, 2017 04:59PM) (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Just posting some book ideas.....

Poison Princess (The Arcana Chronicles, #1) by Kresley Cole

Genre: Fantasy (1 point)
Cover: A couple on cover (2 points)
Plot: Revenge or Kidnapping (3 points) (I'm not sure about this one)
Title: Princess (4 points)

Hidden Words: sick, kid, war, rescue (4 points)

total points: 14 points


message 17: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices, #3) by Cassandra Clare

Genre: Romance or Fantasy (1 point)
Cover: Sky (2 points)
Plot: Revenge or Kidnapping (3 points)
Title: Princess (4 points)

Hidden Words: sick, kid, war, rescue (4 points)

Total points: 14 points


message 18: by Trisha, lives on coffee (last edited Jan 29, 2017 04:16PM) (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments The Last Princess (Last Princess, #1) by Galaxy Craze

Genre: Romance (1 point)
Cover: Sky (2 points)
Plot: Revenge (3 points)
Title: Princess (4 points)

Hidden words: sick, kid, war, rescue (4 points)

Total points: 14 points


message 19: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Princess of Thorns by Stacey Jay

Genre: Romance or Fantasy (1 point)
Cover: Sky (2 points)
Plot: kidnapping (her brother) or revenge (3 points)
Title: Princess (4 points)

Hidden words: sick, kid, war, rescue (4 points)

Total points: 14 points


message 20: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Steelheart (Reckoners, #1) by Brandon Sanderson

Genre: Fantasy(1 point)
Cover: Sky (2 points)
Plot: Revenge (3 points)
Setting: Chicago (6 points)

Hidden Words: sick, kid, war, rescue (4 points)

Total points: 16 points


message 21: by Trisha, lives on coffee (last edited Jan 29, 2017 04:57PM) (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments (kindle freebie in the US)

Ghost Hand (The PSS Chronicles, #1) by Ripley Patton

Genre: Fantasy (1 point)
Plot: Kidnapping (they are trying to kidnap her for her hand) (3 points)
Setting: Chicago (6 points)

Hidden Words: sick, kid, war, rescue (4 points)

Total: 14 points


message 22: by Sahar (new)

Sahar Siddiqi (miublaze) | 21 comments Trisha wrote: "Steelheart (Reckoners, #1) by Brandon Sanderson

Genre: Fantasy(1 point)
Cover: Sky (2 points)
Plot: Revenge (3 points)
Setting: Chicago (6 points)

Hidden Words: sick, kid, war, rescue (4 points)

Total points: ..."


Oh, I actually just bought this book! Could I switch to this one?


message 23: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments of course!!


message 24: by Megan (new)

Megan | 52 comments I think I'm going to read The Good Girl. Perfect chance to get it off my TBR!


message 25: by Trisha, lives on coffee (last edited Jan 29, 2017 06:18PM) (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Megan wrote: "I think I'm going to read The Good Girl. Perfect chance to get it off my TBR!"

right?! me too.
I've heard it's really good!


message 26: by Natalie (new)

Natalie (nzhouey) | 257 comments I'll read Steelheart (Reckoners, #1) by Brandon Sanderson


message 27: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments I hope you guys like it!


message 28: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments I'm messaging Gwen again right now :)
hopefully she checks in today/tonight!


message 29: by [deleted user] (new)

I'm so sorry I'm late, this week was my exam week and I've been a bit busy. If it's okay I think I'd like to read The Leaving by Tara Altebrando, which Megan suggested.


message 30: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Yes, welcome Gwen!

No worries! I hope your exams go good!

and Yes! I hope you like that one! I did!


message 31: by Sahar (new)

Sahar Siddiqi (miublaze) | 21 comments I just finished Steelheart (Reckoners, #1) by Brandon Sanderson today: It was great!


message 32: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Sahar wrote: "I just finished Steelheart (Reckoners, #1) by Brandon Sanderson today: It was great!"

perfect! Can you post a link to your review for me?
I have to send the reviews in with our claim to points.

Thx!


message 33: by Sahar (new)

Sahar Siddiqi (miublaze) | 21 comments Trisha wrote: "Sahar wrote: "I just finished Steelheart (Reckoners, #1) by Brandon Sanderson today: It was great!"

perfect! Can you post a link to your review for me?
I have to send the reviews in with our claim to points.

Thx!"


Oh sure thing! https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


message 34: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments yay!! Thanks!!


message 35: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Checking in team...

how is everyone doing??
I plan to start my book tonight!



message 36: by Megan (new)

Megan | 52 comments I just finished my book so hopefully I'll have a mini review posted later tonight.


message 37: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Megan wrote: "I just finished my book so hopefully I'll have a mini review posted later tonight."

yay!! Was it good? did you like it *fingers crossed*


message 38: by Natalie (new)

Natalie (nzhouey) | 257 comments I started my book. Hoping to finish it by tomorrow. :)


message 39: by Stephen (new)

Stephen David | 1 comments I started mine immediately after the Falcons lost.


message 40: by Megan (new)

Megan | 52 comments My mini review of The Good Girl https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

Unfortunately, it just wasn't as good as I had hoped!


message 41: by Natalie (new)

Natalie (nzhouey) | 257 comments I finished my book as well. It was quite enjoyable https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


message 42: by Natalie (new)

Natalie (nzhouey) | 257 comments Also here are week two requirements,

Genre: Romance (1 point)
Cover: Couple or Candy/Sweet Treat (2 points)
Plot: Baker or Shop Owner (3 points)
Title: Starts with a C (4 points)
Name: Leslie, Peter, Lena, John (5 points)
Setting: Anywhere in Europe (6 points)

Hidden Words: chocolate, travel, shop, rivalry, home (1 point for each word)


message 43: by Natalie (last edited Feb 07, 2017 06:30PM) (new)

Natalie (nzhouey) | 257 comments I've already read this but I recommend

Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch
Genre: Romance (1 point)
Cover: Couple or Candy/Sweet Treat (2 points)
Name: Leslie, Peter, Lena, John (5 points) (there's Lina which I think should count?)
Setting: Anywhere in Europe (6 points)

15 + hidden words?


message 44: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments for Week 2 I plan to read

Christmas Cookie Murder (A Lucy Stone Mystery, #5) by Leslie Meier

Genre: Romance (1 point)
Cover: Sweet Treat (2 points)
Plot: Baker (3 points)
Title: Starts with a C (4 points)
Name: Leslie (5 points)

Hidden Words: chocolate, shop, rivalry, home (1 point for each word) +4

total: 19 points


message 45: by Natalie (last edited Feb 12, 2017 08:08PM) (new)

Natalie (nzhouey) | 257 comments I will be reading this for week 2:

When In Rome...Fall In Love by Lena Mae Hill

Genre: Romance (1 point)
Name: Leslie, Peter, Lena, John (5 points)
Setting: Anywhere in Europe (6 points)

Hidden Words: chocolate, shop, travel, home

Total: 16 points


message 46: by Megan (new)

Megan | 52 comments I'm starting Love & Gelato today! Thanks for the rec.


message 47: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Just checking in.

How is everyone's reading going??


message 48: by Natalie (new)

Natalie (nzhouey) | 257 comments I just finished: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

That book was horrible. I recommend that no one reads it ever.


message 49: by Trisha, lives on coffee (last edited Feb 17, 2017 12:57PM) (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Lonely Hearts Club: Week 2

relocated so I could find it


message 50: by Trisha, lives on coffee (new)

Trisha | 31440 comments Natalie wrote: "I just finished: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

That book was horrible. I recommend that no one reads it ever."


Yikes, that sounds bad. sorry yours was a dud.


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