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message 1: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (last edited Dec 01, 2017 07:26PM) (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51738 comments Mod
Team Pumpkin Spice Latte:
✓ 1. Trisha
✓ 2. Maya
✓ 3. Kelli
✓ 4. Susan
5. Laís
✓ 6. Angela
7. Esther

Please check in by November 1st!!

Review Thread: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 2: by Trisha (last edited Dec 27, 2017 04:55PM) (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments November/December BINGO!

B Column:

✓1. Book you were Given
(Kelli) The Wishing Spell 11/20
(Trisha) Everything I Never Told You 11/24

✓2. cozy mystery
(Trisha) Crooked House 11/22
(Trisha) The Vicious Vet 11/29

3. book that starts with N or D
(Kelli) Nil Unlocked 11/8
(Susan) Dangerous Girls in progress

4. Last book in a series
(Maya) The Retribution of Mara Dyer in progress
(Trisha) The Midnight Star in progress

✓5. Food on the cover:
(Susan) Love & Gelato 11/29
(Trisha) The Unexpected Everything 11/25

I Column

✓6. re-read your Favorite Book
(Kelli) The Hunger Games 11/19
(Kelli) Catching Fire 12/5

✓7. Fire on the cover:
(Trisha) MARY: The Summoning 11/1
(Kelli) Ninth Key 12/6

✓8. New Release
(Trisha) Landscape with Invisible Hand 11/4
(Kelly) Warcross 11/16

✓9. About family relationship
(Trisha) Release 11/9
(Susan) A Man Called Ove 11/15

✓10. Short Story Collection
(Trisha) Full Dark, No Stars 11/3
(Trisha) One Death, Nine Stories 11/7

N Column

✓11. Red Cover
(Trisha) The Last Harvest 11/4
(Kelli) Vampire Academy 11/9

✓12. Features a Holiday
(Kelli) Frostbite 11/16
(Trisha) North Pole High: A Rebel Without a Claus 12/26

✓13. Any Book you Want!
(Trisha) All the Crooked Saints 11/16
(Trisha) The Lying Game 11/24

✓14. Snow on the Cover
(Kelli) Unravel Me 11/29
(Esther) White Fang 12/17

✓15. On your TBR over 1 year
(Esther) The Face on the Milk Carton 12/14
(Esther) To Kill a Mockingbird 12/1

G Column

✓16. White Cover
(Trisha) The Trespasser 11/4
(Trisha) The Jewel 11/25

✓17. Book involving travel
(Trisha) Summer of Sloane 11/8
(Kelli) Curtsies & Conspiracies 11/14

✓18. Historical Novel
(Kelli) Etiquette & Espionage 11/5
(Susan) Progeny 11/23

✓19. Set at New Years
(Kelli) Bridget Jones's Diary 11/24
(Trisha) Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk 12/19

✓20. Classic Novel
(Trisha) Appointment with Death 11/9
(Angela) Great Expectations 11/13

O Column

21. Centered around Sports
(Kelli) Dairy Queen in progress

✓22. Tree on the cover
(Trisha) The Secrets of Lily Graves 11/7
(Trisha) The Twelve Days of Dash and Lily 12/24

✓23. Debut Novel
(Trisha) The Mothers 12/26
(Esther) Black Beauty 12/13

✓24. Clock/Watch on the cover
(Kelli) Clockwiser 11/25
(Kelli) Like Clockwork 11/30

✓25. Star on the Cover
(Kelli) Living Dead in Dallas 12/5
(Kelli) Witch Degrees of Separation 12/6

Squares can be completed twice per team before the board is started over.


message 3: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments Hello Team!


message 4: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51738 comments Mod
Trisha wrote: "Hello Team!"

Hello :D Thanks for checking in!


message 5: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments I'm good with doing a tracking post so we can keep track of who is reading what books and what is done!! :)


message 6: by Kelli (new)

Kelli (kk00) | 326 comments Hi team!! I love bingo challenges so super excited for this and to get to know you all ;-)


message 7: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51738 comments Mod
Kelli wrote: "Hi team!! I love bingo challenges so super excited for this and to get to know you all ;-)"

Thanks for checking in Kelli :) I hope you enjoy the upcoming challenge!


message 8: by Maya (new)

Maya White | 734 comments Hey team!


message 9: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments Hello Maya!!


message 10: by Kelli (last edited Oct 25, 2017 09:06AM) (new)

Kelli (kk00) | 326 comments Books I have planned through November Let me know if anyone wants to buddy read ;) I haven't gone through if/where they'd fit on the bingo board yet - that is my next step :D


Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1) by Gail Carriger Curtsies & Conspiracies (Finishing School, #2) by Gail Carriger
Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2) by Richelle Mead Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3) by Richelle Mead
The Wishing Spell (The Land of Stories, #1) by Chris Colfer The Enchantress Returns (The Land of Stories, #2) by Chris Colfer
This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity, #1) by Victoria Schwab
Living Dead in Dallas (Sookie Stackhouse, #2) by Charlaine Harris


message 11: by Kelli (new)

Kelli (kk00) | 326 comments My first book lined up for November is Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1) by Gail Carriger it is tagged as Historical Fiction so will work for the historical novel space ;)


message 12: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments I finished my first book - it took the 1st spot for #7 - fire on the cover

MARY The Summoning (Bloody Mary, #1) by Hillary Monahan


message 13: by Maya (new)

Maya White | 734 comments Hey y'all, these are my planned reads. It may change, but as of now this is what I have:

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
The Retribution of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #3) by Michelle Hodkin , The Becoming of Noah Shaw (The Shaw Confessions, #1) by Michelle Hodkin
Three Dark Crowns (Three Dark Crowns, #1) by Kendare Blake
The Glass Spare (The Glass Spare, #1) by Lauren DeStefano
It by Stephen King
Death By Pumpkin Spice by Alex Erickson


message 14: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments I finished another book: Full Dark, No Stars

I put it under: #10 Short Story Collection


message 15: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments Finished another: The Trespasser
I'm putting it under: 16. White Cover


message 16: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments also finished: Landscape with Invisible Hand
I'm putting it under: 8. New Release


message 17: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments I've finished another one: The Last Harvest
I took 1 spot in: 11. Red Cover


message 18: by Kelli (last edited Nov 05, 2017 05:10PM) (new)

Kelli (kk00) | 326 comments Finished Etiquette and Espionage for Historical Novel

Started Nil Unlocked for book starting with N or tree on cover (many shadows of palm trees) 🤔
Nil Unlocked (Nil, #2) by Lynne Matson


message 19: by Kelli (new)

Kelli (kk00) | 326 comments Oh and I’m also currently reading the hunger games for re-read of a favorite book 👍


message 20: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments Kelli wrote: "Finished Etiquette and Espionage for Historical Novel

Started Nil Unlocked for book starting with N or tree on cover (many shadows of palm trees) 🤔
Nil Unlocked (Nil, #2) by Lynne Matson"


updated our tracking post! I hope you love both of them :)


message 21: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments I've finished another one....

I took one spot here: 22. Tree on the cover -
The Secrets of Lily Graves by Sarah Strohmeyer


message 22: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments I also took our 2nd slot in Category: 10. Short Story Collection

One Death, Nine Stories by Marc Aronson


message 23: by Kelli (new)

Kelli (kk00) | 326 comments Finished Nil last night for Book starting with N ;) I’ll get a review and post up today. Starting Vampire Academy today. Not sure where I’m going with it on the bingo board yet but maybe when I get into the story I’ll see it fits somewhere other than the free choice book. I’ll let you know!! 👍


message 24: by Kelli (new)

Kelli (kk00) | 326 comments This edition work for red cover? Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead


message 25: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51738 comments Mod
Kelli wrote: "This edition work for red cover? Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead"

Yes it would.


message 26: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments finished another one:

17. Book involving travel
Summer of Sloane by Erin L. Schneider


message 27: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments Finished another one. Took the first slot in:
9. About family relationship
Release by Patrick Ness


message 28: by Kelli (last edited Nov 09, 2017 06:05PM) (new)

Kelli (kk00) | 326 comments Finished Vampire Academy for 11. Red cover. Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead

Starting Curtsies and Conspiracies by Gail Carringer. Sounds like they take a field trip to London so maybe involving travel if a field trip works for that... otherwise I’ll see if I come across anything else while reading ;)


message 29: by Susan (new)

Susan (jazzescrapper) | 467 comments I am very sorry I didn't in. I had been pretty sick and I a lot of pain. I had a para umbilical hernia. Iur was so large I looked pregnant. I had surgery and I am so much better but on bed rest. I will try to catch up on what I have missed.


message 30: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51738 comments Mod
Susan wrote: "I am very sorry I didn't in. I had been pretty sick and I a lot of pain. I had a para umbilical hernia. Iur was so large I looked pregnant. I had surgery and I am so much better but on bed rest. I ..."

Oh no! I hope you feel better real soon! Rest up!!


message 31: by Susan (new)

Susan (jazzescrapper) | 467 comments Quick question, do we take different spots or if someone has taken a spot is that spot done? I guess what I mean is how many people can read the re read your favorite book (that was an example)


message 32: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 51738 comments Mod
Susan wrote: "Quick question, do we take different spots or if someone has taken a spot is that spot done? I guess what I mean is how many people can read the re read your favorite book (that was an example)"

each block can have two books. So if two people have already read a book for one block then that a book can't be used for that block until all of the blocks have been completed and the bingo board is reset.


message 33: by Susan (last edited Nov 10, 2017 10:17AM) (new)

Susan (jazzescrapper) | 467 comments I just started The Progeny (Descendants of the House of Bathory #1) by Tosca Lee it is listed as Historical Fiction. I can take the the last spot in that category or mystery. It's also listed as a mystery


message 34: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments Susan wrote: "I am very sorry I didn't in. I had been pretty sick and I a lot of pain. I had a para umbilical hernia. Iur was so large I looked pregnant. I had surgery and I am so much better but on bed rest. I ..."

I hope you are feeling so much better and on the mend!! :) No worries, it's just reading!! :)


message 35: by Maya (new)

Maya White | 734 comments Oh no! I’m sorry Susan! I️ hope you’re healing okay. And continue to heal!


message 36: by Kelli (last edited Nov 13, 2017 12:06PM) (new)

Kelli (kk00) | 326 comments Alaina verified that Curtsies & Conspiracies will work for #17 - book involving travel :) Currently reading will finish within the next couple days!


message 37: by Athena (new)

Athena (athenajadedicarlo) | 8 comments hi team! my name is Angela, I just signed up for bingo challenge last night...


message 38: by Kelli (new)

Kelli (kk00) | 326 comments Welcome Angela! Look forward to seeing what you decide to read 🤓


message 39: by Athena (new)

Athena (athenajadedicarlo) | 8 comments Hi, Pumpkin Spice Latte peeps! I just joined the group last night! here are the books that I'll be reading. I will show my progress

B Column:
1. book you were Given.. 'The Good Earth'/ 'Lord of the Flies'
2. cozy mystery..
3. book that starts with N or D
4. the last book in a series
5. Food on the cover

I Column
6. re-read your Favorite Book
7. Fire on the cover:
8. New Release
9. About family relationship
10. Short Story Collection... Edgar Allen Poe


N Column
11. Red Cover... 'Slaughterhouse 5'
12. Features a Holiday... 'Little Women'
13. Any Book you Want!... 'Great Expectations'
14. Snow on the Cover
15. On your TBR over 1 year

G Column
16. White Cover.. 'Brave New World'
17. Book involving travel... 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'
18. Historical Novel
19. Set at New Years
20. Classic Novel

O Column
21. Centered around Sports
22. Tree on the cover... 'To Kill A Mockingbird'
23. Debut Novel
24. Clock/Watch on the cover
25. Star on the Cover


message 40: by Susan (new)

Susan (jazzescrapper) | 467 comments Thank you all I am much better. Now if I had internet....LOL....it's always something. That saying when it rains it pours...that has been my Nov. so far.


message 41: by Susan (new)

Susan (jazzescrapper) | 467 comments I just wrote a list of the books I would like to read during this challenge.

B column:

1. Book I was given-When Dimple Met Rishi
3. A book that starts with N or D-Don't Look Back

I column:

8. New release-Autoboyography
9. About family relationships-A Man Called Ove(I am not sure this fits but I don't know where else to put it. It a book about this man and his life. He talks about his life with his dad. Then he moves on to the life with his wife so that's why I put it here....let me know if this doesn't work and I will be happy to change it)

N column:

13. Any book I want-Every Heart a Doorway
15. On my TBR for over a year-Red Rising

G column

18. Historical novel-The Progeny (currently reading)

O column:

23. Debut Novel-You're Welcome, Universe

Is this what we are supposed to do? I am currently reading for other challenges this week and I found they work for some of the categories for this challenge.

You're Welcome, Universe, The Progeny and Red Rising


message 42: by Kelli (new)

Kelli (kk00) | 326 comments I’ve just been checking in here when I’m currently reading a book and which block it covers. Trish has been awesome at updating our list with what has been covered, what’s in progress, etc. remember we can only do a category twice! If we get through all of them twice, filling the board, then we get to start over again :)


message 43: by Kelli (new)

Kelli (kk00) | 326 comments I just finished Curtsies & Conspiracies (Finishing School, #2) by Gail Carriger for 17. book involving travel

I am now starting Warcross (Warcross, #1) by Marie Lu which is the book of the month and will also work for 8. New Release ! :)


message 44: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments Updated, Thank you Kelli!!


message 45: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments Welcome Angela!!

and I'm glad you are still doing good Susan!! I hope you get that internet all good again! How frustrating!!

So.....I have a tracking post HERE so we can keep track of who has claimed a spot and which spots still need to be filled.

We get to do each spot Twice. THEN we get to start over....so if you have a book slotted, maybe we can see if it can fit in another category so we can definitely use it!

I hope you guys are reading good books

(and I've just taken another spot, Our first Classic spot with: Appointment with Death. Hopefully I'll get another book done today!)


message 46: by Susan (last edited Nov 15, 2017 01:10AM) (new)

Susan (jazzescrapper) | 467 comments I just finished and book and took the second slot for #9-About family relationships.

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman


message 47: by Susan (new)

Susan (jazzescrapper) | 467 comments Trisha wrote: "Welcome Angela!!

and I'm glad you are still doing good Susan!! I hope you get that internet all good again! How frustrating!!

So.....I have a tracking post HERE so we can keep track of who has cl..."


Our family has STRUGGLED this year BUT my hubby got a call to work today so things are looking up and in 2 weeks I will have internet again. For now we have no TV but thanks to learning about Hot Spot I have internet....I can at least log in to update. I almost blew some of my challenge spots because I couldn't update. My phone is wonky and won't load most of the time so I was cut off and hating it :)


message 48: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments Angela wrote: "Here is my review of Great Expectations https://www.goodreads.com/review/show..."

Angela, I reposted with category and page info! I hope that helps! Let me know if you have any question :)


message 49: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 2908 comments Susan wrote: "Trisha wrote: "Welcome Angela!!

and I'm glad you are still doing good Susan!! I hope you get that internet all good again! How frustrating!!

So.....I have a tracking post HERE so we can keep trac..."


Yay for that phone call! Fingers crossed this is the start of new great things for you guys!

I update our tracking post above with adding Angela's classic book and your Family book

Let me know if you ever need help posting a book (especially if you are on your phone) and I can post :)


message 50: by Kelli (new)

Kelli (kk00) | 326 comments Finished Warcross for new release today! Will post review tomorrow. Starting Vampire Academy 2 Frostbite. It says they go away for a holiday ski trip so thinking it probably features a holiday ;) hopefully it says something about one in particular! I’ll keep you updated 👍


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