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message 1: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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The city of Cartagena is a major port founded in 1533, located on the northern coast of Colombia. It is strategically located between the Magdalena and Sinú rivers. The city was founded on June 1, 1533, and named after Cartagena, Spain, which in turn was named after Carthage in Tunisia.

Below is a list of places to see in Cartagena.
You can read as many or as few as you want.
You can read one of each or focus on two or three.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
Duration: June 1 - 30, 2017

Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it
Museo Naval del Caribe (a naval museum, once a Jesuit college) - read a book with a boat/ship on the cover
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages
Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author
Las Murallas (the thick walls) - read a book with a wall or fence on the cover
Iglesia de Santo Domingo (oldest church in Cartagena) - read one of the first books on your TBR list
Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book
Casa de Rafael Núñez (the home of the former president, lawyer and poet Rafael Núñez) - read a book with poetry in it
Museo del Oro Zenú (a gold museum) - read a book where someone receives gold jewelry
Convento de San Pedro Claver (Pedro Claver spent his life ministering to the slaves) - read a book where the main character does a marvelous service
Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison
Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy
Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover
Fuerte de San Sebastián del Pastelillo (one of the town's first defense posts) - read a book set during a battle or war
Muelle Turístico (the original port of Cartagena) - read a book set along a coastline
Colombia Artesanal (a set of several stores) - read a book where the main character goes shopping
Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover


message 2: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jun 29, 2017 07:38PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 1924 comments Cities of the World - Cartagena, Colombia

READ: 11/5

✔Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it
The Undomestic Goddess - Sophie Kinsella 6/3

✔Museo Naval del Caribe (a naval museum, once a Jesuit college) - read a book with a boat/ship on the cover
Silent Auction - Jane Cleland 6/25
Silent Auction (Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery #5) by Jane K. Cleland

✔Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages
Getting Lucky - Carolyn Brown (405 pages) 6/4

✔Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author
Snipped in the Bud - Kate Collins 6/5

✔Las Murallas (the thick walls) - read a book with a wall or fence on the cover
Going Organic Can Kill You - Staci McLaughlin 6/2
Going Organic Can Kill You (A Blossom Valley Mystery #1) by Staci McLaughlin

✔Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book
The Valcourt Heiress - Catherine Coulter 6/18

✔Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison
The Scent of Jasmine - Jude Devereau 6/11

✔Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy
Blue Flame - Jill Shalvis (Firefighter #2) 6/15

✔Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover
Acts of Violets - Kate Collins 6/11
Acts of Violets (A Flower Shop Mystery, #5) by Kate Collins -

✔Muelle Turístico (the original port of Cartagena) - read a book set along a coastline
One Night in Scotland - Karen Hawkins 6/3

✔Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover
The Order of Odd-Fish - James Kennedy 6/5
The Order of Odd-Fish by James Kennedy

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 3: by Jonquil (last edited Jun 27, 2017 09:18AM) (new)

Jonquil | 699 comments Cities of the World - Cartagena, Colombia

8/7 DONE

Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas that is over 400+ pages 432 Crazy Hot 6/12
Convento de la Popa - by a female author Bowen, Rhys Death of Riley 6/10
Convento de San Pedro Claver where the main character does a marvelous service "Sometimes a girl's got to do some pretty undesirable things if she wants to save her town from soul-crushing demons from hell." Prom Dates from Hell 6/11
Las Bóvedas MC spends or spent some time in jail or prison Operation: Midnight Tango 6/9
Monumento a la India Catalina woman on the cover 6/1
Under the Gun (Underworld Detection Agency, #4) by Hannah Jayne
Muelle Turístico set along a coastline Florida Gulf Coast Milkshakes, Mermaids, and Murder 6/2
Colombia Artesanal - where the main character goes shopping- for evening wear White Hot 6/13
Getsemaní - with a bright and colorful cover 6/3
A Zen for Murder (Moosamuck Island #1) by Leighann Dobbs


message 4: by Kris Mongo (last edited Jun 17, 2017 08:51PM) (new)

Kris Mongo (krismongo) Cities of the World - Cartagena, Colombia
Duration: June 1 - 30, 2017

So far... 10


❥ Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it-The Secrets You Keep by Kate White **** 6/17/17
❥ Museo Naval del Caribe (a naval museum, once a Jesuit college) - read a book with a boat/ship on the cover-The Romance Reader's Guide to Life by Sharon Pywell **** 6/10/17
❥ Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages-The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield **** 6/5/17 406 pp.
❥ Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author -Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner **** 6/8/17
❥ Las Murallas (the thick walls) - read a book with a fence on the cover- Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford ***** 6/13/17
Iglesia de Santo Domingo (oldest church in Cartagena) - read one of the first books on your TBR list
❥ Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book-The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer *** 6/8/17
Casa de Rafael Núñez (the home of the former president, lawyer and poet Rafael Núñez) - read a book with poetry in it
Museo del Oro Zenú (a gold museum) - read a book where someone receives gold jewelry
Convento de San Pedro Claver (Pedro Claver spent his life ministering to the slaves) - read a book where the main character does a marvelous service
Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison
❥ Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy-The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins ***** 6/3/17
❥ Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover-Almost Missed You by Jessica Strawser **** 6/1/17
Fuerte de San Sebastián del Pastelillo (one of the town's first defense posts) - read a book set during a battle or war
Muelle Turístico (the original port of Cartagena) - read a book set along a coastline
❥ Colombia Artesanal (a set of several stores) - read a book where the main character goes shopping-Nine Women, One Dress by Jane L. Rosen **** 6/9/17
❥ Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover-Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume **** 6/12 17


message 5: by Kathy (last edited Jun 29, 2017 09:28PM) (new)

Kathy The city of Cartagena is a major port founded in 1533, located on the northern coast of Colombia. It is strategically located between the Magdalena and Sinú rivers. The city was founded on June 1, 1533, and named after Cartagena, Spain, which in turn was named after Carthage in Tunisia.

Below is a list of places to see in Cartagena.
You can read as many or as few as you want.
You can read one of each or focus on two or three.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
Duration: June 1 - 30, 2017

Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it - The Home Place by Carrie La Seur - 6/5
Museo Naval del Caribe (a naval museum, once a Jesuit college) - read a book with a boat/ship on the cover - Wherever You Go, There They Are: Stories about My Family You Might Relate to by Annabelle Gurwitch - 6/3
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages - Never Let You Go by Chevy Stevens - 6/7
Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author - Into the Water by Paula Hawkins - 6/6
Las Murallas (the thick walls) - read a book with a wall or fence on the cover - The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman - 6/29
Iglesia de Santo Domingo (oldest church in Cartagena) - read one of the first books on your TBR list - The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda - 6/5
Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book - One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline - 6/4
Casa de Rafael Núñez (the home of the former president, lawyer and poet Rafael Núñez) - read a book with poetry in it - Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family by Amy Ellis Nutt - 6/13
Museo del Oro Zenú (a gold museum) - read a book where someone receives gold jewelry - The Dressmaker's Dowry by Meredith Jaeger - 6/9
Convento de San Pedro Claver (Pedro Claver spent his life ministering to the slaves) - read a book where the main character does a marvelous service - Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly - 6/22
Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison - The Brain Defense: Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America's Courtrooms by Kevin Davis - 6/18
Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy - The Forgotten Girls by Sara Blaedel - 6/2
Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover - It's Always the Husband by Michele Campbell - 6/12
Fuerte de San Sebastián del Pastelillo (one of the town's first defense posts) - read a book set during a battle or war - Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit - 6/18
Muelle Turístico (the original port of Cartagena) - read a book set along a coastline - A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline - 6/20
Colombia Artesanal (a set of several stores) - read a book where the main character goes shopping
Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover - The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See - 6/1


message 6: by JoAnne (last edited Jun 30, 2017 02:47PM) (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 2449 comments Below is a list of places to see in Cartagena.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
Duration: June 1 - 30, 2017
Read 7/7 Completed

Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it
This Can't Be Love (Whispering Bay Romance, #5) by Maria Geraci This Can't Be Love (Whispering Bay Romance #5) by Maria Geraci 6/23/17 5stars (Victoria or Torie - Luke's ex-girlfriend)

Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages
Secrets of the Tulip Sisters by Susan Mallery Secrets of the Tulip Sisters by Susan Mallery 6/28/17 5stars (416 pages)

Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author
Maybe This Summer (Colorado Ice, #2.5) by Jennifer Snow Maybe This Summer (Colorado Ice #2.5) by Jennifer Snow 6/24/17 4stars

Convento de San Pedro Claver (Pedro Claver spent his life ministering to the slaves) - read a book where the main character does a marvelous service
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman 6/14/17 4stars (Ove rescues a man that falls on train tracks; helps neighbors do repairs)

Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison
Multiple Listings A Novel by Tracy McMillan Multiple Listings: A Novel by Tracy McMillan 6/9/17 3.5stars (Ronnie)

Colombia Artesanal (a set of several stores) - read a book where the main character goes shopping
The Broken Road by Richard Paul Evans The Broken Road by Richard Paul Evans 6/20/17 3.5stars (Charles for jewelry, clothes, cars, houses)

Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover
Amish Brides by Jennifer Beckstrand Amish Brides by Jennifer Beckstrand, Molly Jebber, Amy Lillard 6/5/17 4stars


message 7: by Danielle Gypsy Soul (last edited Jul 01, 2017 11:19AM) (new)

Danielle  Gypsy Soul (afdaniellet) | 1454 comments Cities of the World - Cartagena, Colombia
Duration: June 1 - 30, 2017

Read 11/8

1. Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it Take 6/8 ★★★★
2. Museo Naval del Caribe (a naval museum, once a Jesuit college) - read a book with a boat/ship on the cover Moving Maverick 6/7 ★★
3. Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages Silver Silence 6/24 ★★★★★
4. Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author Wicked Kiss 6/15 ★★★★★
5. Las Murallas (the thick walls) - read a book with a wall or fence on the cover
6. Iglesia de Santo Domingo (oldest church in Cartagena) - read one of the first books on your TBR list Neighbors with Benefits 6/30 ★★★★
7. Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book
8. Casa de Rafael Núñez (the home of the former president, lawyer and poet Rafael Núñez) - read a book with poetry in it
9. Museo del Oro Zenú (a gold museum) - read a book where someone receives gold jewelry
10. Convento de San Pedro Claver (Pedro Claver spent his life ministering to the slaves) - read a book where the main character does a marvelous service Back to You 6/12 ★★★★
11. Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison
12. Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy Enemies of the State 6/10 ★★★★★
13. Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover Murder of Crows 6/6 ★★★★★
14. Fuerte de San Sebastián del Pastelillo (one of the town's first defense posts) - read a book set during a battle or war Cronin's Key 6/14 ★★
15. Muelle Turístico (the original port of Cartagena) - read a book set along a coastline The Wedding Date 6/24 ★★★★
16. Colombia Artesanal (a set of several stores) - read a book where the main character goes shopping Special Delivery 6/21 ★★★★
17. Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover


message 8: by Rissa (last edited Jun 30, 2017 06:38AM) (new)

Rissa | 492 comments My spot!

Below is a list of places to see in Cartagena.
(You can read as many or as few as you want.
You can read one of each or focus on two or three.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
Duration: June 1 - 30, 2017)


FINISHED 4!

Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it finished 6/6/2017 Beyond the Sea by Keira Andrews

Museo Naval del Caribe (a naval museum, once a Jesuit college) - read a book with a boat/ship on the cover

Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages

Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author finished 6/11/2017 Two for Trust by Elle Brownlee

Las Murallas (the thick walls) - read a book with a wall or fence on the cover

Iglesia de Santo Domingo (oldest church in Cartagena) - read one of the first books on your TBR list

Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book

Casa de Rafael Núñez (the home of the former president, lawyer and poet Rafael Núñez) - read a book with poetry in it finished 6/5/2017 Ten Simple Tips for Surviving the Apocalypse by Cari Z.

Museo del Oro Zenú (a gold museum) - read a book where someone receives gold jewelry

Convento de San Pedro Claver (Pedro Claver spent his life ministering to the slaves) - read a book where the main character does a marvelous service finished 6/2/2017 The Poison Within by Kasia Bacon

Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison

Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy

Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover

Fuerte de San Sebastián del Pastelillo (one of the town's first defense posts) - read a book set during a battle or war

Muelle Turístico (the original port of Cartagena) - read a book set along a coastline

Colombia Artesanal (a set of several stores) - read a book where the main character goes shopping

Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover


message 9: by Karen ♐ (last edited Jun 19, 2017 09:38AM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 1864 comments Cities of the World - Cartagena, Colombia

READ: 9


Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it - Ravenous by M.S. Force - 6/4

Museo Naval del Caribe (a naval museum, once a Jesuit college) - read a book with a boat/ship on the cover

Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages - You - 6/8

Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author - Arranged by Lexi Blake - 6/2

Las Murallas (the thick walls) - read a book with a wall or fence on the cover

Iglesia de Santo Domingo (oldest church in Cartagena) - read one of the first books on your TBR list - The Agreement - 6/10

Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book - Ravenous - 6/4

Museo del Oro Zenú (a gold museum) - read a book where someone receives gold jewelry

Convento de San Pedro Claver (Pedro Claver spent his life ministering to the slaves) - read a book where the main character does a marvelous service

Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison

Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy

Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover - Not Quite Perfect Catherine Bybee - 6/3

Fuerte de San Sebastián del Pastelillo (one of the town's first defense posts) - read a book set during a battle or war

Muelle Turístico (the original port of Cartagena) - read a book set along a coastline - Waiting for Love - 6/8

Colombia Artesanal (a set of several stores) - read a book where the main character goes shopping - Very Bad Things - 6/13

Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover - Lessons Learned (Great Chefs, #2) by Nora Roberts - 6/19


message 10: by Colleen (last edited Jul 01, 2017 07:28AM) (new)

Colleen (colls) | 491 comments Cities of the World - Cartagena, Colombia
Read:
3/3

1). Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages
06/08/2017 Scythe
2. Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book
06/16/2017 The Age of Miracles
3. Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy
06/30/2017 The Kingdom of Gods (Inheritance #3)

Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, #1) by Neal Shusterman The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker The Kingdom of Gods (Inheritance, #3) by N.K. Jemisin


message 11: by Plethora (new)

Plethora (bookworm_r) | 479 comments Plethora's Columbia Journey
June 1 - 30

Completed:

Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it

Museo Naval del Caribe (a naval museum, once a Jesuit college) - read a book with a boat/ship on the cover

Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages

Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author

Las Murallas (the thick walls) - read a book with a wall or fence on the cover

Iglesia de Santo Domingo (oldest church in Cartagena) - read one of the first books on your TBR list

Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book

Museo del Oro Zenú (a gold museum) - read a book where someone receives gold jewelry

Convento de San Pedro Claver (Pedro Claver spent his life ministering to the slaves) - read a book where the main character does a marvelous service

Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison

Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy

Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover

Fuerte de San Sebastián del Pastelillo (one of the town's first defense posts) - read a book set during a battle or war

Muelle Turístico (the original port of Cartagena) - read a book set along a coastline

Colombia Artesanal (a set of several stores) - read a book where the main character goes shopping

Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover


message 12: by Katherine (last edited Jun 12, 2017 06:12AM) (new)

Katherine | 256 comments ★★★★ Cities of the World - Cartagena, Colombia ★★★★ 1st-30th June 2017.

★ Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas: Bleach (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 8: Includes vols. 22, 23 24 2/6/17
★ Convento de la Popa: Deadland's Harvest 1/6/17
★ Las Murallas: Will To Live 4/6/17
★ Iglesia de Santo Domingo: The Beauty, Vol. 2 2/6/17
★ Catedral: listen to an audio book. The Book of Three 5/6/17
★ Plaza de los Coches: The New Days: The First Son11/6/17
★ Monumento a la India Catalina: Callis Rose 2/6/17
★ Fuerte de San Sebastián del Pastelillo: The Spook's Mistake 11/6/17
★ Getsemaní: A Most Unsuitable Earl 3/6/17

Deadland's Harvest (Deadland Saga, #2) by Rachel Aukes Will To Live (Zombie Overload, #5) by C.M. Wright Reason To Live (Zombie Overload, #6) by C.M. Wright The Beauty, Vol. 2 by Jeremy Haun Callis Rose by Mark Tufo Bleach (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 8 Includes vols. 22, 23 24 by Tite Kubo A Most Unsuitable Earl (Marriage By Scandal, #2) by Ruth Ann Nordin The Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain #1) by Lloyd Alexander The Spook's Mistake (The Last Apprentice / Wardstone Chronicles, #5) by Joseph Delaney The New Days The First Son by Robert DeCoteau


message 13: by Book Concierge (last edited Jul 07, 2017 05:07AM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2357 comments Cities of the World - CARTEGNA, Columbia
Begins: 01June17 / Ends: 30June17


13 / 17 completed

NOTE: I alphabetized the list for my own convenience


Casa de Rafael Núñez (the home of the former president, lawyer and poet Rafael Núñez) - read a book with poetry in it - The Perks of Being a Wallflower ✔ – 08June17

Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages - 416 pg - Jane Steele ✔ – 14June17

Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book - Farewell, My Lovely ✔ – 01June17

Colombia Artesanal (a set of several stores) - read a book where the main character goes shopping - Love Walked In ✔ – 18June17

Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author - Rebekah Crane / The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland ✔ – 01July17

Convento de San Pedro Claver (Pedro Claver spent his life ministering to the slaves) - read a book where the main character does a marvelous service - We Are Called to Rise ✔ – 04June17

Fuerte de San Sebastián del Pastelillo (one of the town's first defense posts) - read a book set during a battle or war - The Agony and the Ecstasy ✔ – 21June17

Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover - Something Rotten (Thursday Next, #4) by Jasper Fforde ✔ – 20June17

Iglesia de Santo Domingo (oldest church in Cartagena) - read one of the first books on your TBR list - Cops and Robbers ✔ – 10June17

Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison - Knots and Crosses ✔ – 09June17

Las Murallas (the thick walls) - read a book with a wall or fence on the cover

Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover

Muelle Turístico (the original port of Cartagena) - read a book set along a coastline - The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry ✔ – 04June17

Museo del Oro Zenú (a gold museum) - read a book where someone receives gold jewelry - The Lowland ✔ – 27June17

Museo Naval del Caribe (a naval museum, once a Jesuit college) - read a book with a boat/ship on the cover

Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it - The Japanese Lover ✔ – 29June17

Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy


message 14: by NayNay (last edited Jun 30, 2017 02:07PM) (new)

NayNay Cities of the World - Cartagena.
Duration:
June 1 - 30, 2017

Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it
The King's Daughter (Thornleigh, #2) by Barbara Kyle The King's Daughter by Barbara Kyle 06/03/17 ****

Museo Naval del Caribe (a naval museum, once a Jesuit college) - read a book with a boat/ship on the cover
The Tears of Dark Water by Corban Addison The Tears of Dark Water by Corban Addison 06/29/17 ****

Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages
Mistress of Rome (The Empress of Rome, #1) by Kate Quinn Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn 06/15/17 **** 470

Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author
Lydia's Party A Novel by Margaret Hawkins Lydia's Party by Margaret Hawkins 06/01/17 ***

Las Murallas (the thick walls) - read a book with a wall or fence on the cover
Unwilling Wife (Sister Switch #1) by Carolyn Zane Unwilling Wife by Carolyn Zane 06/09/17 ***

Iglesia de Santo Domingo (oldest church in Cartagena) - read one of the first books on your TBR list

Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book

Casa de Rafael Núñez (the home of the former president, lawyer and poet Rafael Núñez) - read a book with poetry in it

Museo del Oro Zenú (a gold museum) - read a book where someone receives gold jewelry
Lady Jane Grey A Tudor Mystery by Eric Ives Lady Jane Grey by Eric Ives 06/20/17 ****

Convento de San Pedro Claver (Pedro Claver spent his life ministering to the slaves) - read a book where the main character does a marvelous service
The Tapestry (Joanna Stafford, #3) by Nancy Bilyeau The Tapestry by Nancy Bilyeau 06/13/17 ***

Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison
Gilt by Katherine Longshore Gilt by Katherine Longshore 06/02/17 *****

Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy
The Leopard Unleashed by Elizabeth Chadwick The Leopard Unleashed by Elizabeth Chadwick 06/30/17 **** Ravenstow Trilogy #3

Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover
The Traitor's Daughter (Thornleigh, #7) by Barbara Kyle The Traitor's Daughter by Barbara Kyle 06/05/17 ****

Fuerte de San Sebastián del Pastelillo (one of the town's first defense posts) - read a book set during a battle or war
Exit the Actress by Priya Parmar Exit the Actress by Priya Parmar 06/24/17 ****

Muelle Turístico (the original port of Cartagena) - read a book set along a coastline
The Guest Cottage A Novel by Nancy Thayer The Guest Cottage by Nancy Thayer 06/07/17 ****

Colombia Artesanal (a set of several stores) - read a book where the main character goes shopping
He's Just Not That Into You The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys by Greg Behrendt He's Just Not That Into You by Greg Behrendt 06/06/17 ***

Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover
Euphoria by Lily King Euphoria by Lily King 06/06/17 ****


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Rachel Bea (gekrepten) | 650 comments reserving my spot


message 16: by Lanelle, Production Chief (last edited Jun 10, 2017 05:33AM) (new)

Lanelle | 14186 comments Mod
I'm going for an easy one this month.
Focusing on: Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author

1. The Surgeon's Lady by Carla Kelly 6/2/17 ****
2. Lord Ravensden's Marriage by Anne Herries 6/3/17 ***
3. Of Paupers and Peers by Sheri Cobb South 6/3/17 ***
4. The Secret of Holly Green Manor by Karen Cogan 6/4/17 **
5. White Lies by Linda Howard 6/5/17 ***
6. Dashwood Avenue by Rachael Lynn Thomas 6/6/17 **
7. My Sister's Keeper by Edna Curry 6/7/17 **


message 17: by Connie (last edited Jun 04, 2017 07:37PM) (new)

Connie D | 328 comments 1/7 books completed

The city of Cartagena is a major port founded in 1533, located on the northern coast of Colombia. It is strategically located between the Magdalena and Sinú rivers. The city was founded on June 1, 1533, and named after Cartagena, Spain, which in turn was named after Carthage in Tunisia.

Below is a list of places to see in Cartagena.
You can read as many or as few as you want.
You can read one of each or focus on two or three.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
Duration: June 1 - 30, 2017

Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it
Museo Naval del Caribe (a naval museum, once a Jesuit college) - read a book with a boat/ship on the cover
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages
Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author
Las Murallas (the thick walls) - read a book with a wall or fence on the cover
Iglesia de Santo Domingo (oldest church in Cartagena) - read one of the first books on your TBR list
Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book
Casa de Rafael Núñez (the home of the former president, lawyer and poet Rafael Núñez) - read a book with poetry in it
Museo del Oro Zenú (a gold museum) - read a book where someone receives gold jewelry
Convento de San Pedro Claver (Pedro Claver spent his life ministering to the slaves) - read a book where the main character does a marvelous service
Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison
Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy
Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover
Fuerte de San Sebastián del Pastelillo (one of the town's first defense posts) - read a book set during a battle or war
Muelle Turístico (the original port of Cartagena) - read a book set along a coastline
Never Let You Go by Chevy Stevens by Chevy Stevens. 4.5 stars. 5/4/17

Colombia Artesanal (a set of several stores) - read a book where the main character goes shopping
Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover


message 18: by Cindy III (last edited Jul 01, 2017 02:53AM) (new)

Cindy III | 331 comments Cities of the World Cartagena, Colombia
Goal: 2/2

Below is a list of places to see in Cartagena.
You can read as many or as few as you want.
You can read one of each or focus on two or three.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
Duration: June 1 - 30, 2017

Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it
Museo Naval del Caribe (a naval museum, once a Jesuit college) - read a book with a boat/ship on the cover
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages
Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author Servamp, Vol. 1 ✔ June 3-4
Las Murallas (the thick walls) - read a book with a wall or fence on the cover
Iglesia de Santo Domingo (oldest church in Cartagena) - read one of the first books on your TBR list
Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book
Casa de Rafael Núñez (the home of the former president, lawyer and poet Rafael Núñez) - read a book with poetry in it
Museo del Oro Zenú (a gold museum) - read a book where someone receives gold jewelry
Convento de San Pedro Claver (Pedro Claver spent his life ministering to the slaves) - read a book where the main character does a marvelous service
Las Bóvedas (a dungeon)- read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison The StrangerJune 29-30
Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy
Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover
Fuerte de San Sebastián del Pastelillo (one of the town's first defense posts) - read a book set during a battle or war
Muelle Turístico (the original port of Cartagena) - read a book set along a coastline
Colombia Artesanal (a set of several stores) - read a book where the main character goes shopping
Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover

The Stranger by Albert Camus Servamp, Vol. 1 (Servamp, #1) by Strike Tanaka


message 19: by Stormie ~ Book Dragon ~ (last edited Jun 23, 2017 05:39PM) (new)

Stormie ~ Book Dragon ~ (stormiebookdragon) | 86 comments The city of Cartagena is a major port founded in 1533, located on the northern coast of Colombia. It is strategically located between the Magdalena and Sinú rivers. The city was founded on June 1, 1533, and named after Cartagena, Spain, which in turn was named after Carthage in Tunisia.

Below is a list of places to see in Cartagena.
You can read as many or as few as you want.
You can read one of each or focus on two or three.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
Duration: June 1 - 30, 2017
Read 3/17

Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it Bleak House by Charles Dickens
Museo Naval del Caribe (a naval museum, once a Jesuit college) - read a book with a boat/ship on the cover Kidnapped byRobert Louis Stevenson
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Las Murallas (the thick walls) - read a book with a wall or fence on the cover Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Iglesia de Santo Domingo (oldest church in Cartagena) - read one of the first books on your TBR list
Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book The Absent One by Jussi Adler-Olsen finished 06/20/17
Casa de Rafael Núñez (the home of the former president, lawyer and poet Rafael Núñez) - read a book with poetry in it
Museo del Oro Zenú (a gold museum) - read a book where someone receives gold jewelry
Convento de San Pedro Claver (Pedro Claver spent his life ministering to the slaves) - read a book where the main character does a marvelous service
Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy Graceling byKristin Cashore finished 06/23/17
Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover The Doomsday Vault by Steven Harper
Fuerte de San Sebastián del Pastelillo (one of the town's first defense posts) - read a book set during a battle or war Gods and Generals by Jeff Shaara
Muelle Turístico (the original port of Cartagena) - read a book set along a coastline Outer Banks by Anne Rivers Siddons
Colombia Artesanal (a set of several stores) - read a book where the main character goes shopping
Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover The Inn at Ocean's Edge byColleen Coble finished 06/15/17
The Inn at Ocean's Edge (Sunset Cove, #1) by Colleen Coble


message 20: by KritikaB (last edited Jun 21, 2017 12:42AM) (new)

KritikaB | 22 comments The City of Cartagena.
Duration: June 1 - 30, 2017

Completed 5

Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages
Blood Destiny by Tessa Dawn (19 June 2017)
Museo del Oro Zenú (a gold museum) - read a book where someone receives gold jewelry
The Fallen Kingdom by Elizabeth May (13 June 2017)
Museo del Oro Zenú (a gold museum) - read a book where someone receives gold jewelry
Jake by Kym Grosso (4 June 2017)
Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison
Eleventh Grave in Moonlight by Darynda Jones (7 June 2017)
Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover
Mortal Ties by Eileen Wilks (15 June 2017)

Blood Destiny (Blood Curse, #1) by Tessa Dawn The Fallen Kingdom (The Falconer, #3) by Elizabeth May Jake (Immortals of New Orleans, Book 8) by Kym Grosso Eleventh Grave in Moonlight (Charley Davidson, #11) by Darynda Jones Mortal Ties (World of the Lupi, #9) by Eileen Wilks


message 21: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2357 comments Update MESSAGE # 13

Finished on 29June17 with 12 tasks completed


message 22: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ | 1924 comments I did better than I thought. Finished 11.

READ: 11/5

✔Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it
The Undomestic Goddess - Sophie Kinsella 6/3

✔Museo Naval del Caribe (a naval museum, once a Jesuit college) - read a book with a boat/ship on the cover
Silent Auction - Jane Cleland 6/25
Silent Auction (Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery #5) by Jane K. Cleland

✔Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages
Getting Lucky - Carolyn Brown (405 pages) 6/4

✔Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author
Snipped in the Bud - Kate Collins 6/5

✔Las Murallas (the thick walls) - read a book with a wall or fence on the cover
Going Organic Can Kill You - Staci McLaughlin 6/2
Going Organic Can Kill You (A Blossom Valley Mystery #1) by Staci McLaughlin

✔Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book
The Valcourt Heiress - Catherine Coulter 6/18

✔Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison
The Scent of Jasmine - Jude Devereau 6/11

✔Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy
Blue Flame - Jill Shalvis (Firefighter #2) 6/15

✔Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover
Acts of Violets - Kate Collins 6/11
Acts of Violets (A Flower Shop Mystery, #5) by Kate Collins -

✔Muelle Turístico (the original port of Cartagena) - read a book set along a coastline
One Night in Scotland - Karen Hawkins 6/3

✔Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover
The Order of Odd-Fish - James Kennedy 6/5
The Order of Odd-Fish by James Kennedy

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 23: by NayNay (new)

NayNay This Month 14/17

Cities of the World - Cartagena.
Duration:
June 1 - 30, 2017

Palacio de la Inquisición (The Palace of the Inquisition) - read a book with a lawyer or attorney in it
The King's Daughter (Thornleigh, #2) by Barbara Kyle The King's Daughter by Barbara Kyle 06/03/17 ****

Museo Naval del Caribe (a naval museum, once a Jesuit college) - read a book with a boat/ship on the cover
The Tears of Dark Water by Corban Addison The Tears of Dark Water by Corban Addison 06/29/17 ****

Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas (a great fortress) - read a book that is over 400+ pages
Mistress of Rome (The Empress of Rome, #1) by Kate Quinn Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn 06/15/17 **** 470

Convento de la Popa (a convent) - read a book by a female author
Lydia's Party A Novel by Margaret Hawkins Lydia's Party by Margaret Hawkins 06/01/17 ***

Las Murallas (the thick walls) - read a book with a wall or fence on the cover
Unwilling Wife (Sister Switch #1) by Carolyn Zane Unwilling Wife by Carolyn Zane 06/09/17 ***

Iglesia de Santo Domingo (oldest church in Cartagena) - read one of the first books on your TBR list

Catedral (a cathedral with a self-guided audio tour) - listen to an audio book

Casa de Rafael Núñez (the home of the former president, lawyer and poet Rafael Núñez) - read a book with poetry in it

Museo del Oro Zenú (a gold museum) - read a book where someone receives gold jewelry
Lady Jane Grey A Tudor Mystery by Eric Ives Lady Jane Grey by Eric Ives 06/20/17 ****

Convento de San Pedro Claver (Pedro Claver spent his life ministering to the slaves) - read a book where the main character does a marvelous service
The Tapestry (Joanna Stafford, #3) by Nancy Bilyeau The Tapestry by Nancy Bilyeau 06/13/17 ***

Las Bóvedas (a dungeon) - read a book where the main character spends or spent some time in jail or prison
Gilt by Katherine Longshore Gilt by Katherine Longshore 06/02/17 *****

Plaza de los Coches (a triangular plaza) - read a book from a trilogy
The Leopard Unleashed by Elizabeth Chadwick The Leopard Unleashed by Elizabeth Chadwick 06/30/17 **** Ravenstow Trilogy #3

Monumento a la India Catalina (a bronze statue of a beautiful Carib woman) - read a book with one woman on the cover
The Traitor's Daughter (Thornleigh, #7) by Barbara Kyle The Traitor's Daughter by Barbara Kyle 06/05/17 ****

Fuerte de San Sebastián del Pastelillo (one of the town's first defense posts) - read a book set during a battle or war
Exit the Actress by Priya Parmar Exit the Actress by Priya Parmar 06/24/17 ****

Muelle Turístico (the original port of Cartagena) - read a book set along a coastline
The Guest Cottage A Novel by Nancy Thayer The Guest Cottage by Nancy Thayer 06/07/17 ****

Colombia Artesanal (a set of several stores) - read a book where the main character goes shopping
He's Just Not That Into You The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys by Greg Behrendt He's Just Not That Into You by Greg Behrendt 06/06/17 ***

Getsemaní (the outer walled town) - read a book with a bright and colorful cover
Euphoria by Lily King Euphoria by Lily King 06/06/17 ****


message 24: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 2449 comments Completed 7/7 on post 6.

Read 5 additional books that were for judging so can't post them til the fall and will only post to the annual or semiannual challenges then.


message 25: by Cindy III (new)

Cindy III | 331 comments post 18 complete


message 26: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2357 comments Update message # 13 -

Finished with 13 out of 17 tasks completed.


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