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message 1: by Jasmine, Gatekeeper of Giveaways. (new)

Jasmine | 1183 comments Mod
Scoring Example

Here's an example of how it will look when reported:

The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
20th Century-10 points
343 pages- 4 points
Bonus I: 5 points
Total: 19 points


message 2: by Chris (new)

Chris (cdavies1951) | 22 comments Completion:

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
20th Century - 10 pts.
520 pages - 6 pts.
Bonus F - 5 pts
Total: 21 points


message 3: by Jayme (new)

Jayme (jaymetheghostreader) | 2775 comments 1) 20th Century
Letters from Skyeby Jessica Brockmole
set in world war I and WWII +10
290pp +2
Bonus set in Europe +5
HF +5
Book Total: 22

2) 21st Century
Gone by Michael Grant +10
560pp +6
Bonus: set in North America +5
Book Total: 21
Grand Total: 43


message 4: by Louise (last edited Jan 06, 2018 05:51PM) (new)

Louise | 4496 comments 18th century

The Gods Will Have Blood by Anatole France
Completed 06/01/18

18th century: 10 pts
254 pages: 2 pts
Set in Europe: 5 pts

Total points: 17


message 5: by Louise (new)

Louise | 4496 comments 20th century

Malice at the Palace by Rhys Bowen
Completed 02/01/18

20th century: 10 pts
304 pages: 4 pts
Author’s initial in “winter”: 5 pts
Points this post: 19

Total points to date: 36


message 6: by Shannon (new)

Shannon | 1 comments 19th Century

Death and Mr. Pickwick by Stephen Jarvis

19th century: 10 points
816 pages: 8 points
Bonus F set in Europe (set in England): 5 points

Task points: 23
Challenge points: 23


message 7: by Margaret (new)

Margaret Crampton (cramptonmargaret) | 8053 comments Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
19th Century 10
Africa 5
315 pages 4

Book total 19


message 8: by Elissa (last edited Jan 19, 2018 08:36AM) (new)

Elissa Matthews | 38 comments 21st Century - 10 points
Hardcore Twenty-Four by Janet Evanovich
360 pages - 4 points
Bonus C (letter E): 5 points
Total: 19 points

20th Century - 10 points
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
393 pages - 4 points
Total: 14 points

19th Century-10 points
Lincoln in the Bardo
363 pages- 4 points
Bonus A (winter): 5 points
Total: 19 points

11th century - 10 puts
Out of the Dawn Light by Alys Clare
213 pages - 2 puts
Bonus F (Europe) - 5 puts
Total: 17 pts


message 9: by Maureen (new)

Maureen (maursbooks) | 359 comments The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
20th Century- 10 points
386 pages- 4 points
Bonus A (winter) 5

Total 19 points


message 10: by Jasmine, Gatekeeper of Giveaways. (new)

Jasmine | 1183 comments Mod
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez
21st Century-10 points
344 pages- 4 points
Bonus C: 5 points
Total: 19 points


message 11: by Kaydee (last edited Feb 12, 2018 08:34PM) (new)

Kaydee Barker (kaydeebarker) | 259 comments 1) Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation into Space by Margot Lee Shetterly
20th Century- 10 points
240 pages- 2 points
Bonus North America- 5 points
Finished 1/5 Total: 17 points

2) The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish
17th Century- 10 points
576 pages- 6 points
Bonus Winter Initial- 5 points
Finished 1/19 Total: 21 points

3) The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England by Dan Jones
13th Century (technically 12th-14th, but I guess I'll count it toward this one)- 10 points
534 pages- 6 points
Bonus Europe- 5 points
Finished 1/24 Total: 21 points

4) Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
18th Century (18th-21st)- 10 points
300 pages- 2 points
Bonus Africa- 5 points
Finished 1/29 Total: 17 points

5) Joan of Arc by Mark Twain
15th Century- 10 points
452 pages- 4 points
Bonus set in winter- 5 points
Finished 2/1 Total: 19 points

6) Imperial Woman by Pearl S. Buck
19th Century- 10 points
384 pages- 4 points
Bonus Asia- 5 points
Finished 2/8 Total: 19 points

Total points: 114


message 12: by Monica (last edited Jan 20, 2018 11:37AM) (new)

Monica Hills | 113 comments Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
20th century- 10 points
352 pgs- 4 points
Bonus (winter)- 5 points
Total 19 points

The Sister Queens by Sophie Perinot
13th century- 10 points
503 pages- 6 points
bonus set in Europe- 5 points
Total 21 points

The Vengeance of Mothers by Jim Fergus
19th century- 10 points
368 pages- 4 points
set in North America 5 points
Total-19 points

House of Rejoicing by Libbie Hawker
BCE- 10points
369 pages- 4 points
set in Africa- 5 points
Total- 19 points

Grand Total- 78 points


message 13: by Lindsey (new)

Lindsey | 264 comments Mrs. Lincoln's Rival by Jennifer Chiaverini
19th Century: 10 pts
Bonus (N. America): 5 pts
432 pg: 4 pts
Total: 19 pts


message 14: by Chris (last edited Jan 11, 2018 04:30PM) (new)

Chris (cdavies1951) | 22 comments Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
19th Century - 10 pts
Bonus - author's name begins W (in winter) - 5 pts
592 pages - 6 pts

Total points: 21


message 15: by Rachel (last edited Mar 05, 2018 09:33AM) (new)

Rachel Sinclair | 21 comments Nowhere Is a Place byBernice L. McFadden
19th Century - 10 pts
304 pages - 4 pts
Tot: 14 pts

Mara, Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
BCE - 10 pts
296 pages - 2 points
Bonus G (Africa) - 5 pnts
Total: 17 pnts

Where the River Bends by Elissa Matthews
20th Century - 10 pts
294 page - 2 pts
bonus D - North America - 5 points
Total: 17 pts

The Koala of Death by Betty Webb
21st Century - 10 pts
250 pages - 2 pts
Bonus C (W in Winter) - 5 points
Total: 17 pts


message 16: by Shannon (new)

Shannon | 1 comments 21st century

The Dry by Jane Harper

21st century - 10 points
352 pages - 4 points
Bonus I - set in Australia - 5 points

Task points: 19
Challenge points: 42


message 17: by Lindsey (new)

Lindsey | 264 comments A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
20th Century: 10 pts
Bonus (Author's Initials): 5 pts
462 pgs: 4 pts
Book Total: 19 pts

Challenge Total: 38


message 18: by Maureen (new)

Maureen (maursbooks) | 359 comments Victoria by Daisy Goodwin
19th Century 10 pts
Bonus F Europe 5pts
404 pages 4pts
Total 19 pts


message 19: by Chris (new)

Chris | 443 comments Ramses: The Battle of Kadesh by Christian Jacq
BCE: 10 pts
377 pp: 4pts
Bonus G (Africa): 5 pts

Total: 19 pts


message 20: by Rachelnyc (new)

Rachelnyc 1. The Secret Life of Mrs. London by Rebecca Rosenberg
20th century - 10 points
348 pages - 4 points
Bonus C (R in WINTER) - 5 points
Total: 19 points

2. Paris by the Book by Liam Callanan
21st Century - 10 points
368 pages - 4 points
Bonus F - 5 points
Total 19 points

Challenge total:
38 points


message 21: by Claire (last edited Jan 19, 2018 03:59PM) (new)

Claire  | 2 comments The First Man in RomeColleen McCullough 10 points
1154 p. 10 points
Total: 20 points

19 th century : Kitty Peck and the Music Hall Murders by Kate Griffin
10 points
368 p.: 4 points
Set in Europe: 5 points
Total: 19 points

16 th century
The Tudor Vendetta
C.W. Gortner. 10 points
352 p. 4 points
Winter scene on cover 5 points
= 19 points

18 th century
The Scarlet Pimpernel
Emmuska Orczy 10 points
204 p. 2 points
12 points
Total:70 points


message 22: by Renee (last edited Jan 14, 2018 08:16AM) (new)

Renee Thompson (ReneeGraceThompson) | 5 comments Bonus (5pts)
a. Read a book set in winter.
b. Read a book with a winter scene on the cover.
c. Read a book where one of the author's initials is in the word WINTER
d. Read a book set in North America.
e. Read a book set in South America.
f. Read a book set in Europe
g. Read a book set in Africa.
h. Read a book set in Asia.
I. Read a book set in Australia.

Book Length Bonus:

200 to 300 pages = 2 bonus points
301 to 500 pages = 4 bonus points
501 to 750 pages = 6 bonus points
751 to 1,000 pages = 8 bonus points
1,000+ = 10 bonus points


Cleopatra: Daughter of the Nile by Colin Falconer
BCE - 10 pts
406 p - 4 pts
bonus g - 5 pts
Total - 19 pts

Queen Hereafter: A Novel of Margaret of Scotland by Susan Fraser King
11th c - 10 pts
337 p - 4 pts
bonus f - 5 pts
Total 19 pts

Highland Surrender by Tracy Brogan
16th c - 10 pts
363 p - 4 pts
bonus c - 5 pts
Total 19 pts

Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan
20th c - 10 pts
516 p - 6 pts
bonus a - 5 pts
Total 21 pts

Total 78 pts


message 23: by Margaret (new)

Margaret Crampton (cramptonmargaret) | 8053 comments Defiance: The Life and Choices of Lady Anne Barnard by Stephen Taylor
18th Century 10
384 pages 4
Europe. 5
Book total 19

Challenge total 38


message 24: by Louise (new)

Louise | 4496 comments No Name by Wilkie Collins
Completed 14/01/18

19th Century: 10 pts
748 pages: 6 pts
Total this post: 16

Total points to date: 52


message 25: by Chris (new)

Chris (cdavies1951) | 22 comments The Pagan Lord
Date read: 1/16

10th Century - 10 pts
Pages - 303 - 4 pts
Total: 14 pts.


message 26: by Renee (new)

Renee Thompson (ReneeGraceThompson) | 5 comments The Fisherman's Bride: The Untold Story of the Wife of Simon Peter
1st century - 10 pts
240 pgs - 2 pts
12 points total

Total combined so far - 90 puts


message 27: by Linda (new)

Linda Bridges (lindajoyb) | 724 comments Commedia della Morte by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
18th Century-10 points
Set in Europe-5 points
429 pages=4 points

Book total=19 points

Challenge total=19 points


message 28: by Gabrielle (last edited Feb 15, 2018 12:58PM) (new)

Gabrielle Dubois (gabrielle-dubois) | 112 comments Salammbô by Gustave Flaubert
BCE = 10 points
Bonus g set in Africa = 5 points
Bonus length 282 pages = 2 points
Total = 17 points

The Temptation of St. Antony by Gustave Flaubert
3rd Century = 10 points
Bonus length 304 pages = 4 points
Total: 14 points

Merlin by Robert de Boron
4th century = 10 points
Bonus length 231 pages = 2 points
Total: 12 points

Yvain, or The Knight with the Lion by Chrétien de Troyes
6th Century = 10 points
Bonus c author's initials is in the word WINTER = 5 points
Bonus length 224 pages = 2 points
Total: 17 points

Hernani by Victor Hugo
16th century = 10 points
Bonus length 200 pages = 2 points
Total = 12

Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
17th Century = 10 points
Bonus length 335 pages = 4 points
Total = 14 points

Les Chouans, which I wasn't able to put the link "add book" by Honoré de Balzac
Here's the book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Sorry for this...
18th century = 10 points
Bonus f. set in Europe = 5 points
Bonus length 400 pages = 4 points
Total = 19

Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
19th century = 10 points
Bonus length 679 pages = 6 points
Total = 16

Le Rapport Gabriel by Jean d'Ormesson
20th century = 10 points
Bonus length 430 pages = 4 points
Total = 14 points

Total up to now = 135 points


message 29: by Maureen (new)

Maureen (maursbooks) | 359 comments The Half-Drowned King by Linnea Hartsuyker
9th Century 10 points
448 pages 4 points
Total 14 Points

Grand Total for Challenge 52 Points


message 30: by Jasmine, Gatekeeper of Giveaways. (new)

Jasmine | 1183 comments Mod
George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution by Brian Kilmeade
18th Century-10 points
235 pages- 2 points
Bonus D: 5 points
Total: 17 points

Challenge Total: 36


message 31: by Lindsey (new)

Lindsey | 264 comments Stormbird by Conn Iggulden (1/21/18)
15th Century: 10 pts
482 pgs: 4 pts
Bonus F: 5 pts
Total: 19 pts

Challenge Total: 57


message 32: by Linda (new)

Linda Bridges (lindajoyb) | 724 comments Blood Orange by Susan Wittig Albert
21st Century: 10 points
Bonus: One of the author's initials is in the word WINTER 5 points
311 pages=4 points

Book total=19 points

Challenge total=38 points


message 33: by Louise (new)

Louise | 4496 comments Shadows in Bronze by Lindsey Davis
1st century: 10 points
366 pages: 4 points

Total this post: 14

Total points to date: 66


message 34: by Jasmine, Gatekeeper of Giveaways. (new)

Jasmine | 1183 comments Mod
SCORES UP TO POST #33

RENEE 90
MONICA 78
CLAIRE 70
ELISSA 69
LOUISE 66
GABRIELLE 65
LINDSEY 57
CHRIS (dog picture) 56
MAUREEN 52
JAYME 43
SHANNON 42
MARGARET 38
RACHELNYC 38
LINDA 38
KAYDEE 37
JASMINE 36
RACHEL 34
CHRIS (reading picture) 19


message 35: by Kathleen (new)

Kathleen Freeman | 230 comments The Empress of Bright Moon by Weina Dai Randel
7th Century = 10pts
368 pages = 4pts
Bonus D - set in Asia = 5pts
Book total = 19pts

A Journeyman to Grief by Maureen Jennings
19th Century = 10pts
413 pages = 4pts
Bonus H - set in North America = 5pts
Book total = 19pts

All the Colours of Darkness by Peter Robinson
21st Century = 10pts
407 pages = 4pts
Bonus C - one of authors initials in the word WINTER = 5pts
Book total = 19pts

Challenge total = 57pts


message 36: by Maureen (new)

Maureen (maursbooks) | 359 comments The Moon in the Palace by Weina Dai Randel
7th Century 10pts
395 pages 4 pts
Bonus h 5 pts
total 19 pts

Challenge total 71


message 37: by Rachelnyc (new)

Rachelnyc Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
18th Century - 10pts
Africa bonus - 5pts
322 pages - 4pts
Book total: 19

Challenge total: 57 points


message 38: by Jasmine, Gatekeeper of Giveaways. (new)

Jasmine | 1183 comments Mod
Lily of the Nile by Stephanie Dray
BCE-10 points
343 pages- 4 points
Bonus F: 5 points
Total: 19 points

Challenge Total: 55


message 39: by Chris (new)

Chris | 443 comments A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
20th C: 10pts
Book length: 462pp: 6pts
Bonus C: 5 pts
Book Total: 21pts

Challenge Total: 40 pts


message 40: by Chris (new)

Chris (cdavies1951) | 22 comments The Masqueraders by Georgette Heyer
18th Century - 10 pts.
Pages: 409 - 4 pts.

Total: 14 pts.


message 41: by Chris (new)

Chris (cdavies1951) | 22 comments Birds of Prey by Wilbur Smith
17th Century - 10 pts.
Set in Africa - 5 pts.
560 pages - 6 pts

Total: 21 pts.


message 42: by Monica (last edited Feb 18, 2018 02:28PM) (new)

Monica Hills | 113 comments I, Mona Lisa by Jeanne Kalogridis
15th century- 10 points
515 pages- 6 points
total- 16 points

Daughter of Sand and Stone by Libbie Hawker
3rd century- 10 points
set in Asia- 5pts
332 pages- 4 points
Total 19 points

The Viper Amulet: The Sequel to Rubies of the Viper by Martha Marks
1st Century - 10 points
405 pages- 4 points
total- 14 points

Persona Non Grata by Ruth Downie
2nd century- 10 points
348 pages- 4 points
total- 14 points

The Serpent Queen by Jean Plaidy
16th century-10 points
404 pages- 4 points
total-14 points

The Moon in the Palace by Weina Dai Randel
7th century- 10 points
395 pages- 4 points
total- 14 points

Grand Total- 169 points


message 43: by Cheryl A (new)

Cheryl A | 937 comments Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
17th Century (1665) - 10 pts
306 pgs - 4 pts
Bonus D - Set in North America - 5 pts
Book total - 19 pts

Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman
19th Century (1853-1890) - 10 pts
464 pgs - 4 pts
Book total - 14 pts

Post total - 33 pts
Challenge total - 33 pts


message 44: by Lindsey (new)

Lindsey | 264 comments I, Eliza Hamilton by Susan Holloway Scott
18th Century: 10 pts
444 pgs: 4 pts
Book Total: 14 pts

Challenge Total: 71


message 45: by Margaret (new)

Margaret Crampton (cramptonmargaret) | 8053 comments The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom
20th Century 10
224 pages 2
Book total 12

Challenge total 40


message 46: by Linda (new)

Linda Bridges (lindajoyb) | 724 comments I Am Livia by Phyllis T. Smith
BCE=10 points
391 pages=4 points
Book total=14 pages

Challenge total=52 points


message 47: by Chris (new)

Chris (cdavies1951) | 22 comments Completion

Book: Fire in the East by Harry Sidebottom
Date read: 2/2

3rd Century - 10 points
432 pages - 4 points
Set in Asia - 5 points

Total 19 points
Challenge total: 110


message 48: by Chris (new)

Chris | 443 comments My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira
19th C: 10 pts
364 pages : 4 pts
Bonus D: 5 pts
Total: 19 pts

Challenge Total: 59 pts


message 49: by Maureen (new)

Maureen (maursbooks) | 359 comments Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
17th Century 10 points
306 pages 4 pts
Bonus D
Book total 19


message 50: by Maureen (new)

Maureen (maursbooks) | 359 comments Home going by Gyasi Yaa
322 pages 4pts
Bonus G 5 pts
18 th century 10 pts

Total challenge 109


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