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message 1: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1491 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 Aug 02, 2017 12:39AM) (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
Scoreboard:
(Updated thru post #70)

Most Points
Linda C - 12
Diana S - 6
**Mickslibrarian - 16
Bethany - 18
Marilyn - 9
Tessa - 11
Sam F - 11
Amber - 12
Amberly - 3
**Wanda - 16
Becky - 3


Most Pages
Linda C - 4004
Diana S - 2508
**Mickslibrarian - 4534
Bethany - 7367
Marilyn - 2850
Tessa - 4024
Sam F - 3778
Amber - 3671
Amberly - 839
Wanda - 4363
Becky - 1382


message 3: by Linda C (last edited Jul 03, 2017 07:47AM) (new)

Linda C (libladynyLindaC) | 518 comments Task 1.5 Let's play Scrabble
Seven Tiles Drawn (M,P,A,E,S,T,A)
Read a book where you found all the letters in the title (sub-titles do not count)
Rogues & Rascals In Goose Pimple Junction (Goose Pimple Junction, #4) – Amy Metz (3 stars) 7/1/17 [244]
RoguES & RAscAls in Goose PiMPle JuncTion

This task points - 1
This task pages - 244

Total points - 1
Total pages - 244



message 4: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
Way To Go Linda! :D


message 5: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
1.2 (Marilyn's task) Pick a Genre
Women's Fiction as its MPG
What Alice Forgot by Liane Morarity (7/1/17) 423 pp. ★★★★

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 423


message 6: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
Linda C & Diana S are now on the scoreboard! :D


message 7: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 287 comments 1.7 (Sam F's task) 150 Years!

The Emperor's Assassin by T.F. Banks (Pseudonym of Sean Russell and Ian Dennis, both from Canada) July 3

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 321
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 1
Total Pages: 321
Total Books: 1


message 8: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
Mickslibrarian, you are now on the scoreboard. :D


message 9: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 415 comments 2.3 (Bethany's task) Can anyone recommend a good book?
A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn 7/5/17 (729 pgs)
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin 7/6/17 (468 pgs)

Points: 2
Pages: 1197


message 10: by Book Concierge (last edited Jul 06, 2017 08:30PM) (new)

Book Concierge (TessaBookConcierge) | 503 comments TESSA

Task 1.5 - Let's Play Scrabble
Letters in title/author name: M,P,A,E,S,T,A

Hamlet by William Shakespeare (416 pg)

M & T in haMleT
PAES and A in ShAkEsPeAre

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 416

Total points earned - 1
Total pages read - 416



message 11: by Diana S (last edited Jul 07, 2017 11:20AM) (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
Book Concierge wrote: "TESSA

Task 1.5 - Let's Play Scrabble
Letters in title/author name: M,P,A,E,S,T,A

Hamlet by William Shakespeare (416 pg)

M & T in haMleT
PAES and A in ShAkEsPeAre

THIS ..."


Sorry Tessa, I can't count this one.
All letters must be in the title -OR- all letters found in author's name. (not combined)
:(


message 12: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
Bethany, you are now on the scoreboard. :D


message 13: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 234 comments 2.2 Surprise Me
Read two books

Thanks, Diana for these picks!

Storm of the Century The Labor Day Hurricane of 1935 by Willie Drye Storm of the Century: The Labor Day Hurricane of 1935 by Willie Drye--7/6/17--320 pages

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier--7/8/17--352 pages

Pages this task - 672
Points this task - 2

Total pages - 672
Total points - 2


message 14: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (TessaBookConcierge) | 503 comments TESSA

Task 1.1 - National Anti-Boredom Month

Hamlet by William Shakespeare (416 pg)

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 416

Total points earned - 1
Total pages read - 416



message 15: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 415 comments 2.4 (Bethany's task) Who made these holidays?
The Pearl Diver by Jeff Talarigo by Jeff Talarigo 7/9/17 (237 pgs)
March Book One (March, #1) by John Lewisby John Lewis 7/7/17 (128 pgs)

Points: 2
Pages: 365

Total points: 2
Total pages: 1562


message 16: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 234 comments 1.1 National Anti-Boredom Month
Simple. Read a book. :)

Crime Beat by Michael Connelly Crime Beat by Michael Connelly--7/10/17--327 pages

Points this task - 1
Pages this task -327

Total points -3
Total pages - 999


message 17: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
Marilyn & Tessa, y'all are now on the scoreboard. :)


message 18: by Diana S (last edited Jul 11, 2017 01:59PM) (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
Bethany wrote: "2.4 (Bethany's task) Who made these holidays?
The Pearl Diver by Jeff Talarigo by Jeff Talarigo 7/9/17 (237 pgs)
March Book One (March, #1) by John Lewisby John Lewis ..."


Bethany, I updated your totals that should read:

Total points: 4
Total pages: 2759

From post #9 & post #15


message 19: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
1.1 National Anti-Boredom Month
Read a book. :)
Micro by Michael Crichton & Richard Preston (7/8/17) 536 pp.

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 536

Total Points: 2
Total Pages: 959


message 20: by Sam F (last edited Jul 11, 2017 06:35PM) (new)

Sam F | 166 comments 1.5 Let's play Scrabble
Seven Tiles Drawn (M,P,A,E,S,T,A)
Read a book where you found all the letters in the title (sub-titles do not count) -OR- you found all the letters in the Author's name.

The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi - found in Author's Name - 7/11/17

Points this task – 1
Pages this task – 341 pages

Total points – 1
Total pages – 341 pages


message 21: by Sam F (new)

Sam F | 166 comments 1.6 Celebrate the Author
Read a book written by Jodi Picoult

Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult - 7/8/17

Points this task – 1
Pages this task – 477 pages

Total points – 2
Total pages – 818 pages


message 22: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
Sam, you are now on the scoreboard :D


message 23: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynyLindaC) | 518 comments Task 2.2 Surprise Me

Agatha Raisin and the Wellspring of Death (Agatha Raisin, #7) – M. C. Beaton (2 stars) 7/4/17 [201]

Death Echo (St. Kilda Consulting, #5) – Elizabeth Lowell (4 stars) 7/12/17 [480]

This task points - 2
This task pages - 681

Total points - 3
Total pages - 925



message 24: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 287 comments 1.6 Celebrate the Author

Wonder Woman, Vol. 2: Love and Murder by Jodi Picoult July 13

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 128
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 2
Total Pages: 449
Total Books: 2


message 25: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
Mickslibrarian wrote: "1.6 Celebrate the Author

Wonder Woman, Vol. 2: Love and Murder by Jodi Picoult July 13

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 128
Books for this Task: 1
Total P..."


Alright! You found one of her comic books :D


message 26: by Diana S (last edited Jul 13, 2017 10:08PM) (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
2.4 (Bethany's task) Who made these holidays

✔ 1. July 16th is National Spinach Day.
Read a book with a green cover.
The Last Dragonslayer (The Chronicles of Kazam, #1) by Jasper Fforde The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde (7/11/17) 287 pp. ★★★★

✔ 2. July 17th is Yellow Pig Day
Read a book with a yellow cover.
The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey The Girl With All the Gifts by M. R. Carey (7/10/17) 403 pp ★★★★

Points Earned: 2
Pages Read: 767

Total Points: 4
Total Pages: 1726


message 27: by Amber (new)

Amber Boan (arboan) | 184 comments 1.6 Celebrate the Author
Member's Choice: Diana S
Read a book written by Jodi Picoult

Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult 07.15.17

Pages 353
Points 1 plus bonus point for review

Total pages 353
Total points 2


message 28: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 415 comments 1.1 National Anti-Boredom Month
Words on the Move: Why English Won't—and Can't—Sit Still by John McWhorter
7/13/17

Points: 1
Pages: 257

Total points: 5
Total pages: 3016


message 29: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 415 comments 1.4 The Lottery
Dorothy Must Die: Stories by Danielle Paige
7/15/17 (published 2015)

Points: 1
Pages: 392

Total points: 6
Total pages: 3408


message 30: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynyLindaC) | 518 comments Task 1.3 Nude Recreation Week
Read a book that has a cover showing a lot of skin, or someone wearing a skimpy bathing suit/bikini. (show cover).

Mastered by Her Mates (Interstellar Brides #6) by Grace Goodwin (Interstellar Brides, #6) – Grace Goodwin (3 stars) 7/13/17 [208]

This task points - 1
This task pages - 208

Total points - 4
Total pages - 1133



message 31: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 287 comments 1.1 National Anti-Boredom Month

The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded by Jim Ottaviani July 17

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 240
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 3
Total Pages: 689
Total Books: 3


message 32: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (TessaBookConcierge) | 503 comments TESSA

Task 2.2 - Surprise Me
Amber picked for me
Happy Never After ✔ - 17July17 (320 p)
Malicious Intent ✔ - 17July17 (345 p)

THIS TASK
Points earned - 2
Pages read - 665 pages

Total points earned - 3
Total pages read - 1081



message 33: by Amberly (new)

Amberly (introverted22) | 154 comments 1.1 National Anti-Boredom Month
Simple. Read a book. :)

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes: 7/14/17 - 5 stars

Points this task: 1
Pages this task: 369

Total Points: 1
Total Pages: 369


message 34: by Amberly (new)

Amberly (introverted22) | 154 comments 1.6 Celebrate the Author
Member's Choice: Diana S
Read a book written by Jodi Picoult
Bonus Point: If you read a second book by this author.

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult: 7/19/17 - 4 stars

Points this task: 2 (+1 for bonus review)
Pages this task: 470

Total Points: 3
Total Pages: 839


message 35: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 287 comments 1.4 The Lottery

The Duel: The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr by Judith St. George July 20 (Published June 25, 2009)

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 112
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 4
Total Pages: 801
Total Books: 4


message 36: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynyLindaC) | 518 comments Task 1.1 National Anti-Boredom Month
Simple. Read a book. :)

Breakwater (Cold Ridge/U.S. Marshalls, #5) – Carla Neggers (4 stars) 7/14/17 [376]

This task points - 1
This task pages - 376

Total points - 5
Total pages - 1509



message 37: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
Amber & Amberly, you are now on the scoreboard. :D


message 38: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
1.4 The Lottery
2&5 - published date/page number
(published May 19, 2015)
Cast Off: The Strange Adventures of Petra de Winter and Bram Broen by Eve Yohalem (7/19/17) 318 pp.

1.5 Let's play Scrabble
Seven Tiles Drawn (M,P,A,E,S,T,A)
in title/author name
(JAMEs PATterSon)
15th Affair by James Patterson (7/20/17) 464 pp. ★★★★

Points Earned: 2
Pages Read: 782

Total Points: 6
Total Pages: 2508


message 39: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (Oma1229) | 58 comments 1.1 National Anti-Boredom Month
Simple. Read a book.
LIFE Queen Elizabeth at 90: The Story of Britain's Longest Reigning Monarch by The Editors of LIFE-7/4/17- 100 pages-*****

1.7 (Sam F's task) 150 Years!
For this task, read a book either set in Canada or written by a Canadian author.
At the Altar: Matrimonial Tales by L.M. Montgomery-7/14/17-228 pages-*****


Points Earned: 2
Pages Read: 328


message 40: by Wanda (last edited Jul 21, 2017 12:39PM) (new)

Wanda (Oma1229) | 58 comments 2.2 Surprise Me
Read two books The books that were chosen are as follows:

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer-7/16/17-228 pages-****

Aria of the Sea by Dia Calhoun-7/19/17-272 pages-****

2.3 (Bethany's task) Can anyone recommend a good book?

Read two books that each have a Goodreads rating of at least 4.0.

Legend by Marie Lu-7/2/17-4.19 rating-305 pages-*****

A Higher Duty by Peter Murphy-7/10/17-4.03 rating-489 pages-*****

Points Earned: 4
Pages Read: 1294

Total Points Earned: 6
Pages Read: 1622


message 41: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (Oma1229) | 58 comments 3.1 (Linda C's task) Quote for Life

Read three books.

C. Kite – Read a book with a kite on the cover (Show cover) or has all the letters in KITE in the title.

The Children of the King by Sonya Hartnett-7/12/17-272 pages-*****

D. New Life – Read a book where MC starts a new job or makes a major life change. What is it?

Cocoa Beach by Beatriz Williams-7/18/19*400 pages-*****

The MC is notified that her estranged husband has died and she if left his business enterprises. She has to move from New York to Florida with her young daughter to now become the CEO. This occured in 1922 when few women were in such leadership positions.

F. New Love – Read a romance

Summer at Sea by Beth Labonte-7/3/17-239 pages-*****

Points Earned 3
Pages Read: 911

Total Points Earned 9
Total Pages Read 2533



message 42: by Sam F (new)

Sam F | 166 comments 1.2 (Marilyn's task) Pick a Genre
Read a book with Women's Fiction as its main page genre.

Summer with My Sisters by Holly Chamberlin - 7/20/17

Points this task – 1
Pages this task – 352 pages

Total points – 3
Total pages – 1 170 pages


message 43: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1491 comments Mod
Way to Go Wanda! :D You are now on the scoreboard!


message 44: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynyLindaC) | 518 comments Task 2.3 (Bethany's task) Can anyone recommend a good book?
Read two books that each have a Goodreads rating of at least 4.0.

A Gentleman in Moscow – Amor Towles (5 stars) 7/20/17 [462] rating: 4.37

White Hot (Hidden Legacy, #2) – Ilona Andrews (5 stars) 7/21/17 [389] rating: 4.64

This task points - 2
This task pages - 851

Total points - 7
Total pages - 2360



message 45: by Amber (new)

Amber Boan (arboan) | 184 comments 3.1 (Linda C's task) Quote for Life
Read three books
“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country” - Anais Nin

B. Fairest by Marissa Meyer 07.11.17 (set on the moon)
Pages 256

C. The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom 07.23.17
Pages 369

F. Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard 07.20.17
Pages 444

Task points 3
Task pages 1069

Total points 5
Total pages 1422


message 46: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 287 comments 3.1 (Linda C's task) Quote for Life

D. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë July 23 (Governess)

E. Johnny Tremain - Novel For Old & Young by Esther Forbes July 10

F. Along Came a Duke by Elizabeth Boyle July 24

Points for this Task: 3
Pages for this Task: 1143
Books for this Task: 3
Total Points: 7
Total Pages: 1944
Total Books: 7


message 47: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 415 comments 2.2 Surprise Me
The Boy Who Drew Monsters by Keith Donohue (273 pgs) 7/18/17
Joseph Anton: A Memoir by Salman Rushdie (636 pgs) 7/24/17

Points: 2
Pages: 909

Total points: 8
Total pages: 4317


message 48: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 287 comments 2.4 (Bethany's task) Who made these holidays?

1. And the Miss Ran Away with the Rake (Rhymes With Love, #2) by Elizabeth BoyleAnd the Miss Ran Away with the Rake by Elizabeth Boyle July 25

2. The Wolfe Widow (Book Collector Mystery #3) by Victoria AbbottThe Wolfe Widow by Victoria Abbott July 18

Points for this Task: 2
Pages for this Task: 657
Books for this Task: 2
Total Points: 9
Total Pages: 2601
Total Books: 9


message 49: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 234 comments 1.4 The Lottery
Read a book with both a 2 and 5 found in the published date or page number.

Alfred Hitchcock by Peter Ackroyd Alfred Hitchcock by Peter Ackroyd--7/23/17--published on 10/25/16--288 pages

Points this task - 1
Pages this task - 288

Total points - 4
Total pages - 1287


message 50: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 234 comments 2.3 (Bethany's task) Can anyone recommend a good book?
Read two books

Read two books that each have a Goodreads rating of at least 4.0.

1. The Lottery, and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson The Lottery, and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson--rated 4.06--7/12/17--306 pages

2. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood--also rated 4.06--7/25/16--320 pages

Points this task - 2
Pages this task - 626

Total points - 6
Total pages - 1913


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