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message 1: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2092 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 Jan 31, 2018 10:40PM) (new)

Diana S | 2092 comments Mod
Scoreboard
(updated: post #21)

Most Points
Tessa - 13
Linda C - 7
Diana S - 5
**Bethanty - 12
Marilyn - 2


Most Pages
**Tessa - 4203
Linda C - 2139
Diana S - 1870
Bethany - 4547
Marilyn - 720


message 3: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 717 comments TESSA

Task 1.3 Reading Rainbow - Blue cover
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi W. Durrow ✔ - 01Jan17 - 264 pg

(Note that the book I have in my hand looks much more BLUE in person than on Goodreads)

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 264


Total points earned to date - 1
Total pages read to date - 264 pg



message 4: by Linda C (last edited Jan 02, 2018 09:46PM) (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 839 comments Task 1.2 (Bethany's task) Pick A Genre
Read a book with History as its main page genre.
The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop: A Memoir, a History – Lewis Buzbee (3 stars) 1/2/18 [231]

Points this task - 1
Pages this task - 231

Total points - 1
Total pages - 231



message 5: by Diana S (last edited Jan 07, 2018 08:27PM) (new)

Diana S | 2092 comments Mod
1.7 (Linda C's Task) Cruising
beach read
A Seaside Christmas (Chesapeake Shores #10) by Sherryl Woods A Seaside Christmas by Sherryl Woods
(1/7/18) 280 pp. 3.5 ★★★

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 280


message 6: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 717 comments TESSA

Task 1.2 - Pick a Genre - HISTORY
Killers of the Flower Moon ✔ - 08Jan18 - 328 p

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 328

Total points earned to date - 2
Total pages read to date - 592



message 7: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 463 comments 1.3 (Tessa's Task) Reading Rainbow
Verbal Judo The Gentle Art of Persuasion by George J. Thompson by George J. Thompson 1/11 (222 pgs)


1.4 Remembrances Getting Healthy
Ghost (Track, #1) by Jason Reynolds by Jason Reynolds 1/12 (192 pgs)

Points: 2
Pages: 414


message 8: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 463 comments 1.7 (Linda C's Task) Cruising
The Killing Kind by John Connolly
Great beach read except for the spiders. Lots of creepy-crawlies. Ugh.

Points: 1
Pages: 436

Total points: 3
Total pages: 850


message 9: by Diana S (last edited Jan 15, 2018 01:07PM) (new)

Diana S | 2092 comments Mod
1.5 National Puzzle Day
Title started with L (PUZZLE)
Lucid Intervals by Stuart Woods (1/11/18) 291 pp. 3.5★★★

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 291

Total Points: 2
Total Pages: 571


message 10: by Diana S (last edited Jan 15, 2018 01:13PM) (new)

Diana S | 2092 comments Mod
3.1 (Bethany's Task) Live in the Present, Look to the Future

✔1. Present published in the last year
(August 8th 2017)
Barely Legal by Stuart Woods
(1/3/18) 368 pp. 3.5 ★★★

✔2. Future--Science Fiction genre
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
(1/6/18) 522 pp. ★★★★

✔3. author's first & last initials in (PRESENT)
Patrick Taylor's An Irish Country Girl
(1/13/18) 319 pp ★★★★

Points Earned: 3
Pages Read: 1209

Total Points: 5
Total Pages: 1870


message 11: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 717 comments TESSA

Task 1.4 - Rememberances - Someone exercising on the cover
Riding a bicycle - Cotton by Christopher Wilson ✔ - 13Jan18 - 320 p

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 320

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Task 1.5 - National Puzzle Day - Title begins with a letter in P U Z Z L E
Pride and Prejudice ✔ - 15Jan18 - 435 p

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 435 p

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Total points earned to date - 4
Total pages read to date - 1347 p



message 12: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 463 comments 5.1 New Year's Resolutions
G-Gay, Roxane Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body 1/3 (306 pgs)
O-Oliva, Alexandra The Last One 1/17 (304 pgs)
A-Angie Thomas The Hate U Give 1/11 (444 pgs)
L-Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist 1/7 (513 pgs)
S-Sam Kean The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery 1/8 (416 pgs)

Points: 5
Pages: 1983

Total points: 8
Total pages: 2833


message 13: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 717 comments TESSA


5.1 New Year's Resolutions
S*P*E*L*L

G - GENOVA, Lisa / Inside the O'Briens ✔ - 19Jan18 - 352 p
O - Our House in the Last World ✔ - 03Jan18 - 240 p
A - Ann Patchett / Commonwealth ✔ - 12Jan18 - 336 p
L - Letters for Emily ✔ - 14Jan18 - 320 p
S - SHETTERLY, Margot Lee / Hidden Figures ✔ - 18Jan18 - 368 p


THIS TASK
Points earned - 5
Pages read - 1616

Total points earned to date - 9
Total pages read to date - 2963



message 14: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 450 comments 2.1 Surprise Me
Read Two Books

Thanks for the choices, Diana!

Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation into Space by Margot Lee Shetterly--368 pages

Enemy Women by Paulette Jiles--352 pages

Points this task: 2
Pages this task: 720


message 15: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 463 comments 1.5 National Puzzle Day (1/29)
The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead by Max Brooks 1/21

Points:1
Pages: 270

Total points: 9
Total pages: 3103


message 16: by Book Concierge (last edited Jan 26, 2018 08:21PM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 717 comments TESSA

2.1 Surprise Me - Ayundabhuwana picked for me:
The Longest Night by Andria Williams ✔ - 25Jan18 - 383 p
Packing for Mars The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach ✔ - 26Jan18 - 334 p

THIS TASK
Points earned - 2
Pages read - 717

Total points earned to date - 11
Total pages read to date - 3680



message 17: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 463 comments 1.1 Best of 2017
This was Amber's pick:
Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
1/26
Points: 1
Pages: 342

Total points: 10
Total pages: 3454


message 18: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 717 comments TESSA


Task 1.6 - National Hot Tea Day
Author initials in HOT TEA
Emma Hooper / Etta and Otto and Russell and James ✔ - 27Jan18 (336 pg)

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 336


Total points earned to date: 12
Total pages read to date: 4016



message 19: by Linda C (last edited Jan 28, 2018 07:18PM) (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 839 comments playing catch-up - recording some of my readings from my cruising

Task 1.1 Best of 2017
News of the World – Paulette Jiles (4 stars) 1/23/18 [224] – recommended by Marilyn

Task 1.3 (Tessa's Task) Reading Rainbow
Read a book with a Silver, Blue, or white cover (at less 75%)
Quicksilver (Arcane Society, #11; Looking Glass Trilogy #2) by Amanda Quick Quicksilver (Looking Glass Trilogy, #2) - Amanda Quick (4 stars) 1/24/18 [399] - white

Task 1.5 National Puzzle Day (1/29)
Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in PUZZLE
The Last Enemy (Lonesome Lawmen, #1) - Pauline Baird Jones (5 stars) 1/14/18 [327]

Task 1.7 (Linda C's Task) Cruising
Read a book you consider a great beach read
The Misremembered Man – Christina McKenna (4 stars) 1/21/18 [306] – a touching and humorous sort of blind date story

Task 2.3 (Bethany's Task) Let's Set Some Goals
1. Set your reading goal for 2018. Then, choose a book that contains your goal numbers in its page numbers, (up to two digits). State your reading goal.
The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector’s Story - Hyeonseo Lee with David John (5 stars) 1/27/18 [320] – Reading goal is 200 – 2 & 0 in 320

2. Set a life goal, then read a book connected to that goal. Tell us the goal and how your book connects.
Fatal Fixer-Upper – Jennie Bentley (4 stars) 1/9/18 [332] - Goal redecorating new home – MC remodeling home

Points these tasks - 6
Pages this task - 1908

Total points - 7
Total pages - 2139



message 20: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 463 comments 2.3 (Bethany's Task) Let's Set Some Goals
1. The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. by Neal Stephenson 1/29 (752 pgs)
My goal is to read 125 books.
2. Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer 1/19 (341 pgs)
Goal: Be more aware of what I'm eating/eating healthier

Points: 2
Pages: 1093

Total points: 12
Total pages: 4547


message 21: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 717 comments TESSA

Task 1.7 - Linda C - Cruising - A great "beach" read.

For me, this means a short, fast read...
Barbaro: A Nation's Love Story ✔ - 29Jan18 - 187 pg.


THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 187 p

Total points earned to date - 13
Total pages read to date: 4203



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