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message 1: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2037 comments Mod
Please post the tasks you have completed in this thread.

The following format is greatly appreciated:

Scoreboard name (if different from GR name)
Task # and Title
Link to book AND Author
Date book was completed
Points for this task
Pages for this task
Total Points
Total Pages
Rating (optional)
Review (optional)
Total Books (optional)


message 2: by Diana S (last edited Jun 30, 2017 10:32PM) (new)

Diana S | 2037 comments Mod
Scoreboard

Most Points
Amber - 9
Wanda - 12
Linda C - 15
**Bethany - 14
Amberly - 5
Tessa - 3
Mickslibrarian - 9
Sam F - 12
Marilyn - 7
Becky - 1


Most Pages
Amber - 2867
Wanda - 3335
Linda C - 4165
Bethany - 5500
Amberly - 1215
Tessa - 859
Mickslibrarian - 2157
**Sam F - 4408
Marilyn - 2262
Becky - 529

up to 61


message 3: by Amber (new)

Amber (arboan) | 435 comments 1.7 (Linda C task) Zodiac signs for June
Gemini (twins) & Cancer (crab)
Read a book featuring twins or major character has serious illness or setting is by the sea

The Last Word by Ellery Adams 06.02.17 (set in fictional town Oyster Bay on the coast of NC)

Task points 1
Task pages 313


message 4: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2037 comments Mod
Good Start Amber! You are now on the scoreboard :D


message 5: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) 1.4 June Birthdays-Read a book whose author's first name begins with either: P,K,E,A,N,R,L and the author's last name begins with either F,B,O,U,L,C,E,K,T

The Maverick Cookbook: Iconic Recipes & Tales from New Mexico by Lynn Cline-6/1/17

Task Points-1
Task Pages- 196

Total Points-1
Total Pages-196


message 6: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2037 comments Mod
alright Wanda! You are now on the scoreboard! :D


message 7: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 820 comments Task 1.1 Fight the Filthy Fly
Read a book where the cover has an insect/bug on it. (show cover)

A Killer Stitch (A Knitting Mystery, #4) by Maggie Sefton (A Knitting Mystery, #4) – Maggie Sefton (4 stars) 6/5/17 [288] spider on cover

Task Points-1
Task Pages- 288

Total Points-1
Total Pages- 288



message 8: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 820 comments Task 2.5 Surprise Me

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1) – Ransom Riggs (3 stars) 6/7/17 2011 Wales [352]

A Deadly Yarn (A Knitting Mystery, #3) – Maggie Sefton (4 stars) 6/4/17 [272]

Task Points-2
Task Pages- 624

Total Points-3
Total Pages- 912



message 9: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 463 comments 1.1 Fight the Filthy Fly
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
6/6/17

Points: 1
Pages: 336


message 10: by Amber (new)

Amber (arboan) | 435 comments 1.5 National Gardening Exercise Day
Read a book with the word "Garden" in its title. -OR- a book about someone who exercises. (such as: jogging, walking,swimming, golfing etc....)

Taking the Fall by Laney Monday 06.07.17
MC is a former Judo Olympian and opens a Judo school

Task points 1
Task pages 274

Total points 2
Total pages 587


message 11: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2037 comments Mod
WooYoo! Linda C & Bethany y'all are now on the board!


message 12: by Amberly (new)

Amberly (introverted22) | 148 comments 1.2 (Sam F's task) Pick a Genre
Read a book with Memoir, Biography, or Auto-Biography as its main page genre.
Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded by Hannah Hart - 6/8/17 - 4 stars

Points this task: 1
Pages this task: 256

Total Points: 1
Total Pages: 256


message 13: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 820 comments Task 1.4 June Birthdays
Ken Follett (6/5) and Pearl S. Buck (6/26) celebrated their birthdays this month.
Read a book whose author's first name begins with either: P,K,E,A,N,R,L and the author's last name begins with either F,B,O,U,L,C,E,K,T
Lending a Paw (A Bookmobile Cat Mystery, #1) – Laurie Cass (3 stars) 6/8/17 [344]

Task Points-1
Task Pages- 344

Total Points-4
Total Pages- 1256



message 14: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2037 comments Mod
Alright Amberly! You are now on the scoreboard. :D


message 15: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) 2.5 Surprise Me

These are the two books that were chosen for me.

Book #1-Under the Dog Star by Sandra Parshall-316 pages
Date Read: 6/6/17

Book # 2-Tears of the Moon by Nora Roberts-346 pages
Date Read: 6/8/17

Points This Task: 2
Pages This Task: 662

Total Points: 3
Total Pages 858


message 16: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 701 comments TESSA

Task 1.4: June Birthdays
Author first initial: P,K,E,A,N,R,L - R
Author last initial: F,B,O,U,L,C,E,K,T - C

Raymond Chandler / Farewell, My Lovely ✔ – 01June17 (292 pg)

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 292

Total points earned - 1
Total pages read - 292



message 17: by Amber (new)

Amber (arboan) | 435 comments 1.3 Roses
June is also Rose Month.
Read a book with flower(s) on the cover. Any type of flower(s). (show cover)

Grace Under Pressure by Julie Hyzy 06.09.17
Grace Under Pressure (Manor House Mystery, #1) by Julie Hyzy

Task points 1
Task pages 310

Total points 3
Total pages 897


message 18: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 346 comments 1.4 June Birthdays

Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights by Ann Bausum June 10

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 128
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 1
Total Pages: 128
Total Books: 1


message 19: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 346 comments 2.2 Let's Play Scrabble

1. The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros June 5

AND

2. Genghis Khan and the Quest for God: How the World's Greatest Conqueror Gave Us Religious Freedom by Jack Weatherford June 11

Points for this Task: 2
Pages for this Task: 414
Books for this Task: 2
Total Points: 3
Total Pages: 542
Total Books: 3


message 20: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 346 comments 1.2 (Sam F's task) Pick a Genre

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the Selma Voting Rights March by Lynda Blackmon Lowery June 11

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 128
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 4
Total Pages: 670
Total Books: 4


message 21: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 820 comments Task 1.2 (Sam F's task) Pick a Genre
Read a book with Memoir, Biography, or Auto-Biography as its main page genre.

West with the Night – Beryl Markham (4 stars) 6/11/17 [294]

Task Points-1
Task Pages- 294

Total Points-5
Total Pages- 1550



message 22: by Amberly (new)

Amberly (introverted22) | 148 comments 1.6 Celebrate the Author
Member's Choice: Amber

Read a book written by Liane Moriarty
Bonus Point: If you read a second book by this author.
The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty: 6/12/17 - 4 stars

Points this task: 2 (bonus point for review)
Pages this task: 396

Total Points: 3
Total Pages: 652


message 23: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2037 comments Mod
Tessa & Mickslibrarian, you are now on the scoreboard! :D


message 24: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) 1.2 (Sam F's task) Pick a Genre

Read a book with Memoir, Biography, or Auto-Biography as its main page genre.

Undiscovered by Debra Winger-6/11/17-****

Points This Task-1
Pages This Task-208

Total Points: 4
Total Pages: 1066


message 25: by Sam F (new)

Sam F | 162 comments 1.2 (Sam F's task) Pick a Genre

Read a book with Memoir, Biography, or Auto-Biography as its main page genre.

Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home by Rhoda Janzen - 6/13/17 - 3 stars

Points this task – 1
Pages this task – 241pages

Total points – 1
Total pages – 241 pages


message 26: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 820 comments Task 1.7 (Linda C task) Zodiac signs for June
Read a book featuring twins or major character has serious illness or setting is by the sea

The Stars Are Fire – Anita Shreve (4 stars) 6/14/17 [241] Gene is burned in a fire and setting is coast of Maine

Task Points-1
Task Pages- 241

Total Points-6
Total Pages- 1791



message 27: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 441 comments 1.2 (Sam F's task) Pick a Genre
Read a book with Memoir, Biography, or Auto-Biography as its main page genre.
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin--biography--624 pages--6/12/17

Points this task - 1
Pages this task - 624

Total Points - 1
Total Pages - 624


message 28: by Marilyn (last edited Jun 25, 2017 09:50AM) (new)

Marilyn Lott | 441 comments 2.5 Surprise Me
Read Two Books--Thanks, Wanda, for these picks:

When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris--6/6/17--323 pages

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith--6/15/17--374 pages

Points this task - 2
Pages this task - 697

Total Points - 3
Total Pages - 1321


message 29: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 463 comments 2.5 Surprise Me!
Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky 6/16/17 (484 pgs)
Downpour by Kat Richardson 6/10/17 (368 pgs)

Points: 2
Pages: 852

Total points: 3
Total pages: 1188


message 30: by Sam F (new)

Sam F | 162 comments 1.1 Fight the Filthy Fly
- Read a book that has an insect's/bug's name in the title. -OR- The cover has an insect/bug on it. (show cover)

Spider Bones by Kathy Reichs - 6/16/17 - 400 pages

Points this task – 1
Pages this task – 400 pages

Total points – 2
Total pages – 641 pages


message 31: by Amber (new)

Amber (arboan) | 435 comments 2.5 Surprise Me
Read Two Books

Go to link: Surprise Me Task for details.

The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker 06.11.17

Pages 341

In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume 06.16.17

Pages 397

Task points 2
Task pages 738

Total points 5
Total pages 1635


message 32: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 463 comments 2.3 (Bethany's Task) Adopt A Cat Month
Hystopia by David Means by David Means 6/17/17 (352 pgs)
Worlds' End (The Sandman #8) by Neil Gaiman by Neil Gaiman 6/7/17 (168 pgs) Horror genre

Points: 2
Pages: 520

Total points: 5
Total pages: 1708


message 33: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 820 comments Task: 2.2 Let's Play Scrabble
1. Seven Tiles Drawn (E,E,R,H,A,T,M)
Read a book where you found all the letters in the title
From the Earth to the Moon & Around the Moon – Jules Verne (3 stars) 6/17/17 [313]
From the Earth to the Moon and Around the Moon

2. Seven Tiles Drawn (I, E,S,K,H,T,G)
Read a book where you found all the letters in the title
Agatha Raisin and the Witch of Wyckhadden (Agatha Raisin, #9) – M. C. Beaton (2 stars) 6/13/17 [196]
Agatha Raisin and the Witch of Wyckhadden

Task Points-2
Task Pages- 509

Total Points-8
Total Pages- 2300



message 34: by Becky (new)

Becky (becnelli) 1.3 Roses
Read a book with flower(s) on the cover.

The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon

The Mime Order (The Bone Season, #2) by Samantha Shannon

Task Points - 1
Task Pages - 529

Total Points - 1
Total Pages - 529



message 35: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2037 comments Mod
Alright! Sam, Marilyn, & Becky, you are now on the scoreboard! :D


message 36: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 820 comments Task 1.5 National Gardening Exercise Day
Read a book about someone who exercises. (such as: jogging, walking,swimming, golfing etc....)

Hungry Like the Wolf (SWAT: Special Wolf Alpha Team, #1) – Paige Tyler (3 stars) 6/19/17 [352] Hero is in training throughout the book

Task Points-1
Task Pages- 352

Total Points-9
Total Pages- 2652



message 37: by Sam F (new)

Sam F | 162 comments 1.6 Celebrate the Author
Member's Choice: Amber - Read a book written by Liane Moriarty


Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty - 6/20/17

Points this task – 1
Pages this task – 415 pages

Total points – 3
Total pages – 1 056 pages


message 38: by Amber (new)

Amber (arboan) | 435 comments 1.2 (Sam F's task) Pick a Genre
Read a book with Memoir, Biography, or Auto-Biography as its main page genre.

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer 06.21.17

Task points 1
Task pages 323

Total points 6
Total pages 1958


message 39: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 463 comments 3.1 (Bethany's Task) All About Alliteration
Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel 6/3/17 (304 pgs)
The Sandman, Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones by Neil Gaiman 6/21/17 (352 pgs)
Seveneves by Neal Stephenson 6/22/17 (881 pgs)

Points: 3
Pages: 1537

Total points: 8
Total pages: 3245


message 40: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 701 comments TESSA

Task 2.5 - Surprise Me
Linda C picked for me:
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin ✔ - 04June17 - 260 p
Love Walked In by Marisa de los Santos ✔ - 18June17 - 307 p

THIS TASK
Points earned - 2
Pages read - 567

Total points earned - 3
Total pages read - 859



message 41: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) 3.1 (Bethany's Task) All About Alliteration
Read three books that all start with the same letter (excluding a, an, the).

The Children of Green Knowe by L.M. Boston-6/5/17-*****-195 pages

Camino Island by John Grisham-6/13/17-*****-304 pages

Curious Minds by Janet Evanovich-6/21/17-*****-322 pages

Points for this task: 3
Pages for this task: 828

Total Points: 7
Total Pages:1884


message 42: by Sam F (new)

Sam F | 162 comments 1.7 (Linda C task) Zodiac signs for June
Read a book featuring twins or major character has serious illness or setting is by the sea

Daniel by Henning Mankell - 6/23/17 - the MC contracts a serious and unknown illness

Points this task – 1
Pages this task – 279 pages

Total points – 4
Total pages – 1 335 pages


message 43: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 441 comments 1.7 (Linda C task) Zodiac signs for June
Gemini (twins) & Cancer (crab)
Read a book featuring twins or major character has serious illness or setting is by the sea

Kill the Next One by Federico Axat--6/25/17--the main character is a mental patient suffering from paranoia and delusions--talk about an unreliable narrator!

Points this task - 1
Pages this task - 407

Total points - 4
Total pages - 1728


message 44: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 346 comments 1.5 National Gardening Exercise Day

The Thief-Taker by T.F. Banks (Henry Morton is a boxer) June 25

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 325
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 5
Total Pages: 995
Total Books: 5


message 45: by Wanda (last edited Jun 26, 2017 08:24AM) (new)

Wanda (oma1229) 5.1 (Spell-out task) Wedding Bells

Spell-out the word BRIDE


B-The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander-6/10/17-*****(190 pages)
R- Reid,Terri-Never Forgotten-6/19/17-*****(245 pages)
I-I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak-6/26/17-*****(360 pages)
D-Daniel Cole-Ragdoll-6/3/17-*****(384 pages)
E-E. Nesbit-The Story of the Amulet-6/24/17-***** (292 Pages)

Points for this Task: 5
Pages for this Task: 1471

Total Points: 12
Total Pages: 3335
Total Books: 12


message 46: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 820 comments Task 1.3 Roses

Read a book with flower(s) on the cover. Any type of flower(s). (show cover)
Mint Juleps, Mayhem, and Murder (A Mom Zone Mystery, #5) by Sara Rosett (A Mom Zone Mystery, #5) – Sara Rosett (3 stars) 6/26/17 [256] - flowers in the window box

Task Points-1
Task Pages- 256

Total Points-10
Total Pages- 2908



message 47: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 346 comments 1.7 (Linda C task) Zodiac signs for June

Seduction of a Highland Lass by Maya Banks (Keeley almost dies of a fever) June 27

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 323
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 6
Total Pages: 1318
Total Books: 6


message 48: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 346 comments 1.1 Fight the Filthy Fly

Charlotte's Web by E.B. White Charlotte's Web by E.B. White June 27

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 184
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 7
Total Pages: 1502
Total Books: 7


message 49: by Sam F (last edited Jun 27, 2017 06:58PM) (new)

Sam F | 162 comments 2.1 (Sam F's task) Word Search
Read Two Books

Word List
Light, Water, Rest, Time, End, Things, Family, Perfect

Did You Ever Have A Family by Bill Clegg - 6/23/17
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman - 6/27/17

Points this task – 2
Pages this task – 672 pages

Total points – 6
Total pages – 2 007 pages


message 50: by Sam F (last edited Jun 27, 2017 06:56PM) (new)

Sam F | 162 comments 1.3 Roses
June is also Rose Month.
Read a book with flower(s) on the cover. Any type of flower(s). (show cover)

Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell - Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell - 6/2/17

Points this task – 1
Pages this task – 679 pages

Total points – 7
Total pages – 2 686 pages


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