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Here's the spot to help you with your plan for this month's reading.

message 2: by Diana S (last edited Jan 15, 2018 01:08PM) (new)

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Diana S Reading Plans for January

One Point Task

1.1 Best of 2017
Listed by Amber: I'm reading Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

1.2 (Bethany's task) Pick A Genre
Read a book with History as its main page genre.

1.3 (Tessa's Task) Reading Rainbow
Read a book with a Silver, Blue, or white cover (at less 75%)

1.4 Remembrances Getting Healthy
(January - Promising to get healthy by starting an exercise program)
Read a book with someone doing a physical exercise on the cover.

✔✔1.5 National Puzzle Day
Title started with L (PUZZLE)
Lucid Intervals by Stuart Woods (1/11/18) 291 pp. 3.5★★★

1.6 National Hot Tea Day (1/12)
Read a book whose author's initials (first &last) are in the word HOT TEA.

✔✔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 ★★★

Two Point Tasks

2.1 Surprise Me

My 5 are:
What Made Maddy Run The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen by Kate Fagan Baker Towers by Jennifer Haigh Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid A Murder in Time (Kendra Donovan, #1) by Julie McElwain
Tessa chose Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman & Baker Towers by Jennifer Haigh

2.2 Amazing Race
1. Capture the Flag

Read a book set in the ARGENTINA (must be at less set 75% in chosen country).

✔2. Detour
c. Dinosaurs
Read a book that #2 in a series.
Dying for Chocolate by Diane Mott Davidson
(A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery #2)
( 1/2/18) 320 pp. ★★★

2.3 (Bethany's Task) Let's Set Some Goals
Read Two Books

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.
Example: If my goal is 45 books, I must have a 4 and a 5 in my page numbers--450 pgs, 254 pgs, etc. If my goal is 107 books, I can have a 1, 0, or 7 (must use two of those numbers.)

2. Set a life goal, then read a book connected to that goal. Tell us the goal and how your book connects.
Example: If my goal is to lose weight, I might read a book with Health as the genre.If my goal is to save money, I could read a book from the library.

2.4 (Linda C's Task) My Birthday Month
Read Two Books

Favorite things to do on my birthday:

1. Travel to someplace warm (we just came off of a week of single digit highs)
*Read a book set in a warm climate - tell us where (do not use a summer locale of a place that is cold in January- it has to scream WARM)
✔2. Special Dinner/Romantic
The Christmas Bouquet (Chesapeake Shores, #11) by Sherryl Woods The Christmas Bouquet by Sherryl Woods
(1/7/18) 288 pp. 3.5 ★★★

Three Point Task

✔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. Read a book where the author's first and last initials are in (PRESENT)
Patrick Taylor's An Irish Country Girl
(1/13/18) 319 pp ★★★★

Five Point Task

5.1 New Year's Resolutions

Spell-out: GOALS


message 3: by Book Concierge (last edited Jan 26, 2018 08:19PM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 717 comments Tessa's reading plan ...

2.1 Surprise Me - Ayundabhuwana picked for me:
[boocover:The Longest Night|25430670] ✔ - 25Jan18 - 383 p
Packing for Mars The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach ✔ - 26Jan18 - 334 p

2.2 Amazing Race
1. Capture the Flag
2. Detour
To reach your detour complete one of the following tasks.

2.3 (Bethany's Task) TBA

2.4 (Linda C's Task) TBA
a) Set in a warm climate
b) Romantic - Starry Night: A Christmas Novel ✔ - 04Jan18 - 349 p

3.1 (Bethany's Task) TBA

message 4: by Ayunda (new)

Ayunda (ayundabs) Ayunda's Reading Plans

1.3 Reading Rainbow
Revival by Stephen King Revival has a predominantly blue cover.

1.5 National Puzzle Day
Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng Under the Pendulum Sun starts with the letter U.

1.6 National Hot Tea Day
Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari by Aziz Ansari (author initials are "A")

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