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message 1: by JoAnne (last edited Mar 27, 2018 04:08AM) (new)

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memory lane

Every 3 months we will give you a list of facts about a randomly selected year with reading tasks to go with them. Read one book for each task.

RULES
*Books may only be used for one task
*For each book that you read please post a link to the book, the author and the date you finished it.
* Where more than one option is given for a task, please state which option your book relates to.
*If the task relates to the cover of your book, please post the cover.
*All genres and formats are fine.
*Re-reads are allowed.
*No page minimum.

*When you have finished please re-post your whole challenge as a new message or we will not be able to award your Hall of Fame badge!

LEVELS
Fond Memories: 1-5 tasks
Reminiscing: 6-10 tasks
Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks

Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018


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This quarter the year is: 1968

1. Most Popular TV Show -
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names.

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter OR with a character or author named Louis or Armstrong (may be first or last name).

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK OR a book with Sherlock Holmes as a character.

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book by John Steinbeck OR a book set in California (most of his books were set there).

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England.

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING OR set in Washington state.

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple OR with a 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.


message 2: by JoAnne (last edited Jul 25, 2018 09:40AM) (new)

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message 3: by JoAnne (last edited Jun 02, 2018 01:40PM) (new)

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This quarter the year is: 1968
Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks
Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018
15/11-15



1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre.
Hardcore Twenty-Four Janet Evanovich 4/16/18

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter.
Rock Redemption Nalini Singh 4/5/18

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose author's last name begins with H.
Pucked Over Helena Hunting 4/17/18

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography.
The Magnolia Story Chip Gaines Joanna Gaines 4/2/18

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Kidnapped Cowboy Lindsey Brookes 4/7/18

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title.
Her Big Sky Cowboy Alissa Callen 6/2/18

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK.
Some Kind of Wonderful Sarah Morgan 4/8/18

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book set in California (most of his books were set there).
Irresistible In Love Bella Andre 4/27/18

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter.
Marriage Games C.D. Reiss 4/1/18

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book with a character that is a minister.
Awakening Sharon J. Bolton 5/25/18

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book set in England.
The Earl's Defiant Wallflower Erica Ridley 4/8/18

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is a lawyer.
The Good Daughter Karin Slaughter 4/23/18

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book set in Washington state.
Rainshadow Road Lisa Kleypas 4/10/18

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple.
Dark Queen Faith Hunter 5/2/18

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut. BOTH
Star Dust Emma Barry 4/27/2018


message 4: by Rina (last edited Jun 21, 2018 01:39PM) (new)

Rina | 1084 comments A Trip Down Memory Lane - 1968
Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018

LEVELS
Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks

13/15

✔1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, Terry Pratchett, 26.05.2018 - MPG Humor

✔2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter.
Seven Pets for Seven Witches: A Collection of Paranormal Cozy Shorts, Annabel Chase, 02.04.2018

✔3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose author's last name begins with H.
The Final Diagnosis, Arthur Hailey, 02.04.2018

✔4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography.
Why Not Me?, Mindy Kaling, 21.06.2018

✔5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.
Airport, Arthur Hailey, 23.04.2018
Airport by Arthur Hailey

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.

✔7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK.
Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell, 13.04.2018

✔8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book set in California.
Thirteen Reasons Why, Jay Asher, 07.04.2018

IN THE NEWS

✔9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in France or Mexico.
The Murder on the Links, Agatha Christie, 28.04.2018 - set in France

✔10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book with a character that is a minister.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling, 05.04.2018 - Rufus Scrimgeour is a minister of Magic

✔11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book set in England.
Blue Monday, Nicci French, 01.04.2018

✔12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is a lawyer.
Blood Bound, Patricia Briggs, 05.05.2018 - Kyle is a lawyer.

✔13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING.
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea, Barbara Demick, 11.04.2018

✔14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple.
After the Wedding, Courtney Milan, 26.04.2018

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.


message 5: by Claire (last edited Jun 14, 2018 09:21AM) (new)

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This quarter the year is: 1968
Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks
Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018
0/11-15


✔️1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names.
Ontbijt voor kampioenen Ontbijt voor kampioenen by Kurt Vonnegut Kurt Vonnegut 280 p. 2 june 2018 5 stars
How it fits: genre humour

✔️2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter OR with a character or author named Louis or Armstrong (may be first or last name).
Eten met Emma by Herman Koch Eten met Emma Herman Koch 189 p. 8 june 2018 1 star
2 words start with E

✔️3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.

Everless Everless (Everless, #1) by Sara Holland Sara Holland 368 p. 13 april 2018 3 stars
Holland starts with H

✔️4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.

Side 14 Is Not Fat Either Size 14 Is Not Fat Either (Heather Wells, #2) by Meg Cabot Meg Cabot 368 p. 20 april 2018 4 stars

MC is Former singer and still singing

✔️5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn The Alice Network Kate Quinn 528 p. 18/april 2018 4 stars
Airplane on cover


6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.

✔️7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK OR a book with Sherlock Holmes as a character.
]Never Mind Never Mind (Patrick Melrose Novels #1) by Edward St. Aubyn Edward St. Aubyn 208 p. 6 june 2018 3 stars
Author from UK

✔️8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book by John Steinbeck OR a book set in California (most of his books were set there).
Lily and the Octopus Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley Steven Rowley 336 p. 8 may 2018 3 stars
Set in Los Angeles California

IN THE NEWS

✔️9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.
All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque Erich Maria Remarque 307 p. 8 may 2018 5 stars
Set in France

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.

✔️11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England.
The Four Streets The Four Streets (The Four Streets Trilogy) by Nadine Dorries Nadine Dorries 321 p. 16 april 2018 3 stars
Set in Liverpool, England

✔️12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).

Five Days in November by Clint Hill Five Days in November Clint Hill 257 p. 27 may 2018 3 stars

Narrator/MC Works for governement
✔️13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING OR set in Washington state.
Obstructie by Suzanne Hazenberg Obstructie Suzanne Hazenberg 244 p. 7 may 2018 1 star

Starts with O

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple OR with a 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.

✔️15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.
Only Human Only Human (Themis Files, #3) by Sylvain Neuvel Sylvain Neuvel 336 p. 11 may 2018 4 stars
Different characters are astronauts


message 6: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 38899 comments Mod
Welcome Rina and Claire!


message 7: by Emeli (last edited Jun 29, 2018 09:54PM) (new)

Emeli Webb | 326 comments My spot
Done 30/6

Reminiscing: 6-10 tasks
Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018



This quarter the year is: 1968

1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names.

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with The same letter
Building Bonds (Kiss of Leather, #1) by Morticia Knight
Building Bonds
Finished 7/4

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 OR whose author's last name begins with H.
Marrying His Omega (Mapleville Omegas #8) by Lorelei M. Hart
Lorelei M. Hart
Finished 2 /6
4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.
Playing for the Other Team by Sage C. Holloway
Finished 11/6
7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK
Denim (A Material World #4) by K.C. Wells
Finished 9/6
8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 OR a book set in California (most of his books were set there).
Buying You by Wendy Rathbone
Set in la Finished 16/6

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book where the MC is an athlete
Virgin In The City by Alexa Riley
Finished 13/6

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING
Growing a Family by Eva Leon
Growing a Family
Finished 3/6

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple OR with a 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.


message 8: by Debbie (last edited Jun 27, 2018 02:34PM) (new)

Debbie (debbiegray) | 386 comments LEVELS


Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks 11/15

Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018

This quarter the year is: 1968

1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre #4 Meet Me at Emotional Baggage Claim by Lisa Scottoline6/8/18
Meet Me at Emotional Baggage Claim by Lisa Scottoline

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter Let Trump Be Trump: The Inside Story of His Rise to the Presidency by Corey R. Lewandowski 4/21/18
Let Trump Be Trump The Inside Story of His Rise to the Presidency by Corey R. Lewandowski

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography Jackie, Janet & Lee: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Janet Auchincloss, and Lee Radziwill -- The Other Side of Camelot by J. Randy Taraborrelli 5/14/18
Jackie, Janet & Lee Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Janet Auchincloss, and Lee Radziwill -- The Other Side of Camelot by J. Randy Taraborrelli

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book where a massive snowstorm occurs. By Invitation Only by Dorothea Benton Frank 5/28/18
By Invitation Only by Dorothea Benton Frank

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover. Shoots to Kill by Kate Collins 5/30/18
Shoots to Kill (A Flower Shop Mystery, #7) by Kate Collins

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie 5/24/18
Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book set in California (most of his books were set there). Pretty Mess by Erika Jayne 6/27/18
Pretty Mess by Erika Jayne

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the summer A Nantucket Wedding by Nancy Thayer 4/16/18
A Nantucket Wedding by Nancy Thayer

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister. Through the Fire by Diane Noble 4/5/18
Through the Fire (Mystery and the Minister's Wife #1) by Diane Noble

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England.

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is a lawyer The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney 6/13/18
The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING The General's Women by Susan Wittig Albert 4/27/18
The General's Women by Susan Wittig Albert

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple OR with a 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.


message 9: by Andrea (last edited Jun 30, 2018 05:10PM) (new)

Andrea Cox (andreacox) | 702 comments I'm in, as a lot of my upcoming books will work for this.

1. Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names.
Jonas and Olivia by Victoria Minks 6/19/18
Jonas and Olivia by Victoria Minks

2. Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter OR with a character or author named Louis or Armstrong (may be first or last name).
Things I Never Told You by Beth K. Vogt 4/12/18
Things I Never Told You (Thatcher Sisters #1) by Beth K. Vogt

3. Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.
Peace in the Valley by Ruth Logan Herne 5/17/18
Peace in the Valley (Double S Ranch, #3) by Ruth Logan Herne

4. Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.
In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park 5/17/18
In Order to Live A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park

5. Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Pulse by L.R. Burkard 4/17/18
Pulse (Pulse Effex #1) by L.R. Burkard

6. Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
The Mystery of the Tiger's Eye by Gertrude Chandler Warner 6/19/18
The Mystery of the Tiger's Eye (Boxcar Children Mystery & Activities Specials #17) by Gertrude Chandler Warner

7. Read a book whose author is from the UK OR a book with Sherlock Holmes as a character.
4:50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie 6/6/18
4 50 from Paddington (Miss Marple #8) by Agatha Christie

8. Read a book by John Steinbeck OR a book set in California.
A Memory Between Us by Sarah Sundin 5/20/18
A Memory Between Us (Wings of Glory, #2) by Sarah Sundin
One of the many settings for this WWII book was in California.

9. Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.
The Lost Castle by Kristy Cambron 4/9/18
The Lost Castle (The Lost Castle, #1) by Kristy Cambron

10. Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.
Make-Believe Beau by Keli Gwyn 4/26/18
Make-Believe Beau by Keli Gwyn
Christian Historical Fiction & Minister character (Mr. Parks)

11. Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England.
Freedom's Ring by Heidi Chiavaroli 6/10/18
Freedom's Ring by Heidi Chiavaroli

12. Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).
Classified Christmas Mission by Lynette Eason 5/18/18
Classified Christmas Mission (Wrangler's Corner #4) by Lynette Eason

13. Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING OR set in Washington state.
Eight Cousins by Louisa May Alcott 5/5/18
Eight Cousins (Eight Cousins, #1) by Louisa May Alcott

14. Read a book with an interracial couple OR with 2 people kissing on the cover.
You Made Me Love You by Beth K. Vogt 5/23/18
You Made Me Love You (Wish You Were Here, #1.5) by Beth K. Vogt

15. Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly 6/30/18
Hidden Figures The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly


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JoAnne | 38899 comments Mod
Welcome Emelie, Debbie and Andrea!


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Andrea Cox (andreacox) | 702 comments For #6 arch on the cover, would the arches on the underside of the bridge on this cover count?
Where Treasure Hides by Johnnie Alexander


message 12: by Hannah (last edited Jul 25, 2018 09:28AM) (new)

Hannah (bookwormhannah) | 296 comments I'm in! Starting for Reminiscing level.

Fond Memories: 1-5 tasks
Reminiscing: 6-10 tasks
Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks

Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018

14/15 tasks complete

This quarter the year is: 1968

1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names.
A Sidekick's Tale by Elisabeth Grace Foley , Elisabeth Grace Foley, 5/27/18
Humor genre

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter OR with a character or author named Louis or Armstrong (may be first or last name).
The Women in the Case by Louis Tracy , Louis Tracy 5/23/18

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.
Out of the Storm by Grace Livingston Hill , Grace Livingston Hill, 6/16/18

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.
Sandy by S.R. Crockett , S.R. Crockett 6/1/18

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.
Turbulence by Dana Mentink by Dana Mentink 6/27/18

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.
Heart's Content by Ralph Henry Barbour , Ralph Henry Barbour, 5/26/18
Arch on cover

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK OR a book with Sherlock Holmes as a character.
Only Susan by Emma Marshall , Emma Marshall 5/21/18
UK author

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book by John Steinbeck OR a book set in California (most of his books were set there).
Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott , Earle Ashley Walcott 5/14/18: set in California

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.
Flower of the Gorse by Louis Tracy , Louis Tracy, 5/26/18: set in France

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.
Gytha's Message A Tale of Saxon England by Emma Leslie , Emma Leslie 5/18/18
Character is a priest plus book has a clear Christian message


11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England.
A Matter of Trust (Montana Rescue, #3) by Susan May Warren , Susan May Warren 5/2/18
MC is past champion snowboarder

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).
The Story Without a Name by Arthur Stringer , Arthur Stringer & Russell Holman, 5/14/18
Past and present Navy

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING OR set in Washington state.
Falling for You (A Bradford Sisters Romance, #2) by Becky Wade , Becky Wade, 6/13/18

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple OR with a 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.
Firethorn (Discarded Heroes, #4) by Ronie Kendig , Ronie Kendig 5/6/18
Interracial couple

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut


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JoAnne | 38899 comments Mod
Andrea wrote: "For #6 arch on the cover, would the arches on the underside of the bridge on this cover count?
Where Treasure Hides by Johnnie Alexander"


Yes.


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Welcome Hannah and Banshee!


message 15: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jul 06, 2018 05:57PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 2557 comments Trip Down Memory Lane 1968
Level: Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks

READ: 13/15

✔️1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names.
Too Many Curses - A. Lee Martinez 4/9

✔️2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose> title has 2 words that begin with the same letter OR with a character or author named Louis or Armstrong (may be first or last name).
Slippery Souls - Rachael H. Dixon 4/7

✔️3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.
Dead Angler - Victoria Houston 4/12

✔️4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.
Midnight's Kiss - Thea Harrison 5/4

✔️5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs. Please post the cover.
The Mountain Between Us - Charles Martin 5/14

✔️6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.
The Cajun Doctor - Sandra Hill 5/7

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK OR a book with Sherlock Holmes as a character.

✔️8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book by John Steinbeck OR a book set in California (most of his books were set there).
The Girls of Mischief Bay - Susan Mallery (Los Angeles) 5/5

Too Many Curses by A. Lee Martinez Slippery Souls (Sunray Bay, #1) by Rachael H. Dixon Dead Angler (A Loon Lake Mystery, #1) by Victoria Houston Midnight's Kiss (Elder Races, #8) by Thea Harrison The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin The Cajun Doctor (Cajun, #10) by Sandra Hill The Girls of Mischief Bay (Mischief Bay, #1) by Susan Mallery

IN THE NEWS

✔️9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.
Magic in the Blood - Devon Monk (in Winter) 4/17

✔️10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.
Blood of the Earth - Faith Hunter 4/19

✔️11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England.
Sea Glass Winter - JoAnn Ross 5/3

✔️12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).
Phantom Evil - Heather Graham (FBI agents) 4/28

✔️13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING OR set in Washington state.
Bone Magic - Yasmine Galenorn 4/28

✔️14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple OR with a 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.
The Wedding Date - Jasmine Guillory 6/17

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.


Magic in the Blood (Allie Beckstrom, #2) by Devon Monk Blood of the Earth (Soulwood, #1) by Faith Hunter Sea Glass Winter (Shelter Bay #5) by JoAnn Ross Phantom Evil (Krewe of Hunters, #1) by Heather Graham Bone Magic (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon, #7) by Yasmine Galenorn The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory


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Andrea Cox (andreacox) | 702 comments Thanks, JoAnne!


message 17: by Krissy (last edited May 03, 2018 01:08PM) (new)

Krissy (krissystewart) | 207 comments KRISSY'S SPOT

✓1. Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names.
Adam and Holden
4/10 ★★★
Adam and Holden (Men of Smithfield #4) by L.B. Gregg

2. Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter OR with a character or author named Louis or Armstrong (may be first or last name).
Abducting Abby
Abducting Abby (Dragon Lords of Valdier, #1) by S.E. Smith

3. Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling

✓4. Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.
Falling Snow on Snow
4/12 ★★
Falling Snow on Snow by Lou Sylvre

5. Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.
Staggered Cove Station
Staggered Cove Station (Coast Guard Rescue, #1) by Elle Brownlee

6. Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.
The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things
The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

✓7. Read a book whose author is from the UK OR a book with Sherlock Holmes as a character.
Behind Her Eyes
4/05 ★
Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

✓8. Read a book by John Steinbeck OR a book set in California (most of his books were set there).
I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer
4/09 ★★★★
I'll Be Gone in the Dark One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara

✓9. Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.
I'll Run Away For The Holidays
4/14 ★★★
I'll Run Away For The Holidays by Stephani Hecht

10. Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.
Anatomy of a Scandal
Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

✓11. Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England.
Will and the Valentine Saint
4/03 ★★★★
Will and the Valentine Saint (Victorian Holiday Hearts, #2) by Summer Devon

✓12. Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).
Egomaniac
4/13 ★★★★
Egomaniac by Vi Keeland

✓13. Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING OR set in Washington state.
Irreplaceable
4/01 ★★★
Irreplaceable by Kate Hawthorne

✓14. Read a book with an interracial couple OR with a 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.
Far from the Tree
4/13 ★★★★★
Far from the Tree by Robin Benway

15. Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.


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Welcome Sarah, Barbara and Krissy!


message 19: by Cindy III (last edited Jul 01, 2018 12:38AM) (new)

Cindy III | 300 comments a trip down memory lane - 1968

LEVEL Fond Memories: 1-5 tasks, 3/5

Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018

1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names.

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter OR with a character or author named Louis or Armstrong (may be first or last name).
A General Theory of Oblivion 5/5 - 6

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.
Rumble by Ellen Hopkins 5/27 - 30

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK OR a book with Sherlock Holmes as a character.

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book by John Steinbeck OR a book set in California (most of his books were set there).

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England.

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING OR set in Washington state.
The Book of Chameleons by José Eduardo Agualusa The Book of Chameleons 4/23 - 25

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple OR with a 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.


message 20: by Karen ♐ (last edited Jun 30, 2018 09:05PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 897 comments This quarter the year is: 1968
Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks
Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018
12/11-15



1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book with a title that has the two people's names.
- Kevin & Chelsea Marie Force - 4/3
Kevin & Chelsea (Gansett Island Episodes #2; Gansett Island, #15.5) by Marie Force

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter
- Theirs To Protect Stasia Black - 4/7
Theirs to Protect (The Marriage Lottery, #1) by Stasia Black

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.
- Mackenzie's Mission Linda Howard - 4/9
Mackenzie's Mission by Linda Howard

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.
- Claiming Addison Zoey Derrick - 4/11
Claiming Addison (69 Bottles, #1) by Zoey Derrick

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
At Wolf Ranch Jennifer Ryan - 4/5
At Wolf Ranch (Montana Men, #1) by Jennifer Ryan

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK
- One Plus One Jojo Moyes - 5/31
One Plus One by Jojo Moyes

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book set in California (most of his books were set there).
- Deep in the Valley Robyn Carr - 4/22
Deep in the Valley (Grace Valley Trilogy, #1) by Robyn Carr

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter or summer
- Can't Wait Jennifer Ryan - 4/4
Can't Wait (Hunted, #0.5; Montana Men, #0.5) by Jennifer Ryan

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book set in England.
- Covet: A Regency Ménage Tale Kristabel Reed - 4/8
Covet by Kristabel Reed

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who works for the government (can be any country).
- works for FBI - Deadly Fear Cynthia Eden - 4/17
Deadly Fear (Deadly, #1) by Cynthia Eden

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING
- Irish Rose Nora Roberts - 4/2
Irish Rose (Irish Hearts #2) by Nora Roberts

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple
- Cocky: A Reverse Harem Romance Ashlee Price - 4/14
Cocky A Reverse Harem Romance by Ashlee Price


Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (shuga) | 179 comments LEVELS
Fond Memories: 1-5 tasks
Reminiscing: 6-10 tasks
Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks

Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018



This quarter the year is: 1968

1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names.

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter OR with a character or author named Louis or Armstrong (may be first or last name).

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK OR a book with Sherlock Holmes as a character.

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book by John Steinbeck OR a book set in California (most of his books were set there).

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England.

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING OR set in Washington state.

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple OR with a 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.


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Welcome Cindy, Karen and Sallie!


message 23: by Lily (last edited Jul 24, 2018 05:49PM) (new)

Lily (lilygcs) | 122 comments Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks


12/12 - finished July 15th


📺 Title has two people's names... Mac and Jez do Valentine's Day - 5/30 - 3★

💿 Title has 2 words that start with same letter... Second Sight - 6/5 - 3.5★

🎤 Author's last name begins with H... Who We Are by Nicola Haken - 5/25 - 4★

📚 Airplane on the cover... Stranded with Desire by Vivien Dean - 7/15 - 3★

🍔 Arch on the cover... Believe It or Not (The Brotherhood, #12) by Willa Okati - 6/14 - 3★

👶 Author is from the UK... Lock Nut by J.L. Merrow - 6/29 - 4★

📚 Set in California... Body and Soul - 5/29 - 4.5★

🏅 Set in the winter... A Very Marian Christmas - 6/2 - 4★

⚽ Set in England... How to Blow It with a Billionaire 6/24 - 4★

⚓ MC who is/was in the Navy... Squared Away - 4/24 - 4.5★

✈️ Title begins with a letter in BOEING... Becoming Kerry - 6/22 - 4★

💋 Interracial couple... Taking a Chance (Restoration, #3) by A.M. Arthur - 6/21 - 4★


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Welcome Lily!


message 25: by Amanda (last edited Jul 04, 2018 01:13PM) (new)

Amanda R (fairyteapot) | 118 comments A Trip Down Memory Lane - 1968
The Lost Challenges
Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018


LEVELS
Fond Memories: 1-5 tasks
Reminiscing: 6-10 tasks
Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks

8 tasks


1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names.

The Dog Who Came in From the Cold by Alexander McCall Smith
Completed 11/5/18 Rating 4 stars

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter OR with a character or author named Louis or Armstrong (may be first or last name).

The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket
Completed 24/6/18 Rating 4 stars

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.

How To Launch A Freelance Copywriting Business: Creative Writing For A Living by Jules Horne
Completed 21/5/18 Rating 4 stars

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK OR a book with Sherlock Holmes as a character.

Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Completed 23/4/18 Rating 4 stars

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book by John Steinbeck OR a book set in California (most of his books were set there).

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.

Committed: A Sceptic Makes Peace with Marriage. by Elizabeth Gilbert by Elizabeth Gilbert
Completed 11/4/18 Rating 3 stars

Minister in book. It's about marriage.

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England.

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Completed 27/4/18 Rating 5 stars

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING OR set in Washington state.

The Black Island by Hergé
Completed 15/5/18 Rating 4 stars

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple OR with a 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.

Along Came A Spider by James Patterson
Completed 25/4/18 Rating 4 stars

Relationship between 2 characters

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.

Challenge completed


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Welcome Amanda!!


message 27: by Angie (new)

Angie | 282 comments A Trip Down Memory Lane – 1968
April 1, 2018 – June 30, 2018
Level: Nostalgia (11-15 tasks)


1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
? Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names.

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
? Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter OR with a character or author named Louis or Armstrong (may be first or last name).

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
? Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
? Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
? Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
? Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
? Read a book whose author is from the UK OR a book with Sherlock Holmes as a character.

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
? Read a book by John Steinbeck OR a book set in California (most of his books were set there).

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
? Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England.

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING OR set in Washington state.

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
? Read a book with an interracial couple OR with a 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
? Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.


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JoAnne | 38899 comments Mod
Welcome Angie!


message 29: by Suzanne (last edited Jul 25, 2018 07:41AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1563 comments The Lost Challenges
A Trip Down Memory Lane - 1968 (Apr-June 2018)
Duration:
1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018

Progress: 14 out of 14
LEVELS:
Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks

Every 3 months we will give you a list of facts about a randomly selected year with reading tasks to go with them. Read one book for each task.

RULES
*Books may only be used for one task
*For each book that you read please post a link to the book, the author and the date you finished it.
* Where more than one option is given for a task, please state which option your book relates to.
*If the task relates to the cover of your book, please post the cover.
*All genres and formats are fine.
*Re-reads are allowed.
*No page minimum.

*When you have finished please re-post your whole challenge as a new message or we will not be able to award your Hall of Fame badge!


This quarter the year is: 1968

1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names:
Alex + Ada, Vol. 2 by Jonathan Luna - ***** - 4/5/2018 - 128 Pages

Alex + Ada, Vol. 2 by Jonathan Luna

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter OR with a character or author named Louis or Armstrong (may be first or last name):
The Buddha Walks into a Bar...: A Guide to Life for a New Generation by Lodro Rinzler - ***** - 4/2/2018 - Bar and Buddha

The Buddha Walks into a Bar... A Guide to Life for a New Generation by Lodro Rinzler

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.
Raven Cursed by Faith Hunter - ***** - 5/17/2018 - 353 Pages - author's last name begins with H

Raven Cursed (Jane Yellowrock, #4) by Faith Hunter

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.
You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams: My Life in Stories and Pictures by Alan Cumming - ***** - 4/2/2018 - 304 Pages

You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams My Life in Stories and Pictures by Alan Cumming

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.

Ghost Story by Jim Butcher - ***** - 4/6/2018 - 481 Pages - Snowstorm

Ghost Story (The Dresden Files, #13) by Jim Butcher

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.

City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare - **** - 4/19/2018 - 534 Pages - Arch under the bridge on cover

City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments, #5) by Cassandra Clare

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK OR a book with Sherlock Holmes as a character.
Username: Evie by Joe Sugg - *** - 4/4/2018 - 182 Pages - Author from the UK

Username Evie (Username, #1) by Joe Sugg

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book by John Steinbeck OR a book set in California (most of his books were set there):
The Redhead Revealed by Alice Clayton - ***** - 5/22/2018 - 305 Pages - Set in California

The Redhead Revealed (Redhead, #2) by Alice Clayton

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.

🏅 Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.
Giant Days, Vol. 2 by John Allison - ***** - 4/6/2018 - 128 Pages - Set during Winter

Giant Days, Vol. 2 (Giant Days, #2) by John Allison

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.
The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama XIV - ***** - 6/4/2018 - 354 Pages

The Book of Joy Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama XIV

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England:
Scandal Wears Satin by Loretta Chase - ***** - 4/23/2018 - 372 Pages

Scandal Wears Satin (The Dressmakers, #2) by Loretta Chase

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).
John Adams by David McCullough - **** - 5/1/2018 - 751 Pages - Government

John Adams by David McCullough

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING OR set in Washington state:
I Love My Breakup - the original part one by Sabrina Lacey - **** - 4/4/2018 - 39 Pages

I Love My Breakup - the original part one (see notes) by Sabrina Lacey

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple OR with a 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.

Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O'Neill - ***** - 4/28/2018 - 56 Pages - Interracial Couple

Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O'Neill

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.


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message 31: by Erin (last edited Apr 26, 2018 07:02PM) (new)

Erin | 467 comments Completed 4/26/18

A Trip Down Memory Lane - 1968 (Apr-June 2018)

LEVELS
Reminiscing: 6-10 tasks
Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018

6/6 read

This quarter the year is: 1968

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter. Delusion in Death by J.D. Robb, read 4/4/18

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose author's last name begins with H. Affliction by Laurell K. Hamilton, read 4/26/18

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography. Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer's Life by Pamela Smith Hill, read 4/6/18

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK. Not My Father's Son by Alan Cumming, read 4/11/18

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter. The Winter Courtship Rituals of Fur-Bearing Critters by Amy Lane, read 4/3/18

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING. But What If We're Wrong? Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past by Chuck Klosterman, read 4/6/18


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message 33: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer Barstad (maidenoflight) Level
Reminiscing:6-10


1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names.

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter OR with a character or author named Louis or Armstrong (may be first or last name).

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK OR a book with Sherlock Holmes as a character.

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book by John Steinbeck OR a book set in California (most of his books were set there).

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England.

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING OR set in Washington state.

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple OR with a 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.


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Diana S Down Memory Lane

LEVELS
Fond Memories: 1-5 tasks
Reminiscing: 6-10 tasks
Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks

Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018

This quarter the year is: 1968

1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names.

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter OR with a character or author named Louis or Armstrong (may be first or last name).

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK OR a book with Sherlock Holmes as a character.

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book by John Steinbeck OR a book set in California (most of his books were set there).

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England.

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING OR set in Washington state.

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple OR with a 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.


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message 37: by Melanie (last edited Jun 05, 2018 11:18PM) (new)

Melanie | 20 comments A Trip Down Memory Lane - 1968 (Apr-June 2018)
Duration:
1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018

LEVELS
Fond Memories: 1-5 tasks
Reminiscing: 6-10 tasks

Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks

Tasks complete: 11


This quarter the year is: 1968

1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre
Candy Girl A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper by Diablo Cody Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper - Diablo Cody - 4/8/2018
How it fits: MPG Humor by 42 users.

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter
Blood Betrayal (John Jordan Mystery #14) by Michael Lister Blood Betrayal - Michael Lister - 4/5/2018
How it fits: Both words in title begin with B.

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose author's last name begins with H.
Faithful by Alice Hoffman Faithful - Alice Hoffman - 5/5/2018

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography
A Mother's Story by Rosie Batty A Mother's Story - Rosie Batty - 4/2/2018
How it fits: MPG Biography by 11 users

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs. Please post the cover.

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK
The Foster Child by Jenny Blackhurst The Foster Child - Jenny Blackhurst - 6/6/2018
How it fits: Author was born and lives in England.

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book set in California.
Don't Shoot! I'm just the Avon Lady! by Birdie Jaworski Don't Shoot! I'm just the Avon Lady! - Birdie Jaworski - 4/16/2018
How it fits: Set in San Diego.

IN THE NEWS
9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in France.
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr All the Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr - 4/30/2018
How it fits: Major part of the book set in Paris and Saint-Malo, France.

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book set in England.
The Viking's Chosen (The Clan Hakon Series Book 1) by Quinn Loftis The Viking's Chosen - Quinn Loftis - 4/22/2018

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who a lawyer.
As Time Goes By by Mary Higgins Clark As Time Goes By - Mary Higgins Clark - 4/28/2018
How it fits: Betsy's lawyer Robert Maynard.

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING
Eva's Story A Survivor's Tale by the Step-Sister of Anne Frank by Eva Schloss Eva's Story: A Survivor's Tale by the Step-Sister of Anne Frank - Eva Schloss - 4/12/2018
How it fits: Title begins with E from BOEING

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple
Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult Salem Falls - Jodi Picoult - 5/13/2018
How it fits: Jordan and Selena; Selena is African-American.

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.


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message 39: by Erin (new)

Erin | 467 comments Completed 4/26/18

A Trip Down Memory Lane - 1968 (Apr-June 2018)

LEVELS
Reminiscing: 6-10 tasks
Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018

6/6 read

This quarter the year is: 1968

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter. Delusion in Death by J.D. Robb, read 4/4/18

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose author's last name begins with H. Affliction by Laurell K. Hamilton, read 4/26/18

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography. Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer's Life by Pamela Smith Hill, read 4/6/18

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK. Not My Father's Son by Alan Cumming, read 4/11/18

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter. The Winter Courtship Rituals of Fur-Bearing Critters by Amy Lane, read 4/3/18

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING. But What If We're Wrong? Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past by Chuck Klosterman, read 4/6/18


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Andrea Cox (andreacox) | 702 comments Great job, Erin!


message 41: by Tanya (last edited Jun 02, 2018 10:08AM) (new)

Tanya | 38 comments A Trip Down Memory Lane-1968
April 1st-June 30th
Completed: 6/1-5

This one, Fond Memories Level. Complete 1-5 tasks.

This quarter the year is: 1968
TASKS

1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names.

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter OR with a character or author named Louis or Armstrong (may be first or last name).
Undead and Unwed by MaryJanice Davidson 05/11/18 ****

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.
Irresistible SEAL Book 1 by Amanda Heartley 05/26/18 ** (Heartley)

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.
Ruthless Mountain Man by Jenika Snow 05/24/18 *** (Blizzard)

6. Best New Food - Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK OR a book with Sherlock Holmes as a character.
The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie 05/25/18 **** (Christie born in UK)

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book by John Steinbeck OR a book set in California (most of his books were set there).

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England.

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).
Irresistible SEAL Book 2 by Amanda Heartley 05/28/18 **** (Luke-Navy SEAL)

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING OR set in Washington state.
Brown Bag Murder by Evalynne Shaw 05/16/18 *** (Begins with B)

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple OR with 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.


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Welcome Tanya!


message 43: by Grace (last edited Jun 29, 2018 08:19PM) (new)

Grace Worland | 1021 comments A Trip Down Memory Lane - 1968
Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter- The Serpent's Shadow by Rick Riordan 4/21

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose author's last name begins with H- Crank by Ellen Hopkins 5/3

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book set in California- Formerly Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham 6/25

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter or summer- Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry 4/1

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book with a character that is a minister- The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo 5/3

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government- Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 12 by Hiromu Arakawa 5/3

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING- The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton 4/1

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with a 2 people kissing on the cover- Indie and the Brother's Best Friend Indie and the Brother's Best Friend (Scandalous, #2) by R. Linda by R. Linda 5/6


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JoAnne | 38899 comments Mod
Welcome Grace!


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JoAnne | 38899 comments Mod
FINISHED
This quarter the year is: 1968
Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks
Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018
15/11-15



1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre.
Hardcore Twenty-Four Janet Evanovich 4/16/18

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter.
Rock Redemption Nalini Singh 4/5/18

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose author's last name begins with H.
Pucked Over Helena Hunting 4/17/18

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography.
The Magnolia Story Chip Gaines Joanna Gaines 4/2/18

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Kidnapped Cowboy Lindsey Brookes 4/7/18

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title.
Her Big Sky Cowboy Alissa Callen 6/2/18

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK.
Some Kind of Wonderful Sarah Morgan 4/8/18

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book set in California (most of his books were set there).
Irresistible In Love Bella Andre 4/27/18

IN THE NEWS

9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter.
Marriage Games C.D. Reiss 4/1/18

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book with a character that is a minister.
Awakening Sharon J. Bolton 5/25/18

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book set in England.
The Earl's Defiant Wallflower Erica Ridley 4/8/18

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is a lawyer.
The Good Daughter Karin Slaughter 4/23/18

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book set in Washington state.
Rainshadow Road Lisa Kleypas 4/10/18

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple.
Dark Queen Faith Hunter 5/2/18

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut. BOTH
Star Dust Emma Barry 4/27/2018


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Andrea Cox (andreacox) | 702 comments Well done, JoAnne!


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JoAnne | 38899 comments Mod
Thanks Andrea!


message 48: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 20 comments COMPLETION POST

A Trip Down Memory Lane - 1968 (Apr-June 2018)
Duration:
1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018

LEVELS
Fond Memories: 1-5 tasks
Reminiscing: 6-10 tasks

Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks

Tasks complete: 11


This quarter the year is: 1968

1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre
Candy Girl A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper by Diablo Cody Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper - Diablo Cody - 4/8/2018
How it fits: MPG Humor by 42 users.

2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter
Blood Betrayal (John Jordan Mystery #14) by Michael Lister Blood Betrayal - Michael Lister - 4/5/2018
How it fits: Both words in title begin with B.

3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose author's last name begins with H.
Faithful by Alice Hoffman Faithful - Alice Hoffman - 5/5/2018

4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography
A Mother's Story by Rosie Batty A Mother's Story - Rosie Batty - 4/2/2018
How it fits: MPG Biography by 11 users

5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs. Please post the cover.

6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.

7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK
The Foster Child by Jenny Blackhurst The Foster Child - Jenny Blackhurst - 6/6/2018
How it fits: Author was born and lives in England.

8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book set in California.
Don't Shoot! I'm just the Avon Lady! by Birdie Jaworski Don't Shoot! I'm just the Avon Lady! - Birdie Jaworski - 4/16/2018
How it fits: Set in San Diego.

IN THE NEWS
9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in France.
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr All the Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr - 4/30/2018
How it fits: Major part of the book set in Paris and Saint-Malo, France.

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.

11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book set in England.
The Viking's Chosen (The Clan Hakon Series Book 1) by Quinn Loftis The Viking's Chosen - Quinn Loftis - 4/22/2018

12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who a lawyer.
As Time Goes By by Mary Higgins Clark As Time Goes By - Mary Higgins Clark - 4/28/2018
How it fits: Betsy's lawyer Robert Maynard.

13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING
Eva's Story A Survivor's Tale by the Step-Sister of Anne Frank by Eva Schloss Eva's Story: A Survivor's Tale by the Step-Sister of Anne Frank - Eva Schloss - 4/12/2018
How it fits: Title begins with E from BOEING

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple
Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult Salem Falls - Jodi Picoult - 5/13/2018
How it fits: Jordan and Selena; Selena is African-American.

15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.


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JoAnne | 38899 comments Mod
WOOHOO Melanie!


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Claire  | 285 comments Finished 12/15


This quarter the year is: 1968
Nostalgia: 11-15 tasks
Duration: 1st April 2018 - 30th June 2018
12/ 15


✔️1. Most Popular TV Show - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
📺 Read a book from the Humor genre OR with a title that has the two people's names.
Ontbijt voor kampioenen Ontbijt voor kampioenen by Kurt Vonnegut Kurt Vonnegut 280 p. 2 june 2018 5 stars
How it fits: genre humour

✔️2. #1 Hit Single (UK) – What a Wonderful Life by Louis Armstrong
💿 Read a book whose title has 2 words that begin with the same letter OR with a character or author named Louis or Armstrong (may be first or last name).
Eten met Emma by Herman Koch Eten met Emma Herman Koch 189 p. 8 june 2018 1 star
2 words start with E

✔️3. #1 Album - Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
🎤 Read a book whose title is a question OR whose author's last name begins with H.

Everless Everless (Everless, #1) by Sara Holland Sara Holland 368 p. 13 april 2018 3 stars
Holland starts with H

✔️4. Most popular film – Funny Girl
🎥 Read a Biography OR a book with a MC who is an actress or singer.

Side 14 Is Not Fat Either Size 14 Is Not Fat Either (Heather Wells, #2) by Meg Cabot Meg Cabot 368 p. 20 april 2018 4 stars

MC is Former singer and still singing

✔️5. Top Selling Book – Airport by Arthur Hailey
📚 Read a book with an airplane on the cover OR a book where a massive snowstorm occurs.
Please post the cover.
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn The Alice Network Kate Quinn 528 p. 18/april 2018 4 stars
Airplane on cover


6. Best New Food- Big Mac (McDonalds)
🍔 Read a book with the word BIG in the title OR with an arch on the cover.
Please post the cover.

✔️7. Born this year: September 10th – Guy Ritchie
👶 Read a book whose author is from the UK OR a book with Sherlock Holmes as a character.
]Never Mind Never Mind (Patrick Melrose Novels #1) by Edward St. Aubyn Edward St. Aubyn 208 p. 6 june 2018 3 stars
Author from UK

✔️8. Died this year: December 20 – John Steinbeck
📚 Read a book by John Steinbeck OR a book set in California (most of his books were set there).
Lily and the Octopus Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley Steven Rowley 336 p. 8 may 2018 3 stars
Set in Los Angeles California

IN THE NEWS

✔️9. February 6 - Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France/Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.
🏅 Read a book set in the winter or summer OR set in France or Mexico.
All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque Erich Maria Remarque 307 p. 8 may 2018 5 stars
Set in France

10. April 4: Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
⛪ Read a book from the Christian genre OR with a character that is a minister.

✔️11. May 29: Manchester United wins the European Cup Final, becoming the first English team to do so.
⚽ Read a book where the MC is an athlete OR set in England.
The Four Streets The Four Streets (The Four Streets Trilogy) by Nadine Dorries Nadine Dorries 321 p. 16 april 2018 3 stars
Set in Liverpool, England

✔️12. June 5: Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles.
⚓ Read a book with a character who is/was in the Navy, a lawyer or works for the government (can be any country).

Five Days in November by Clint Hill Five Days in November Clint Hill 257 p. 27 may 2018 3 stars

Narrator/MC Works for governement
✔️13. September 30: Boeing introduces the first 747 "Jumbo Jet".
✈️ Read a book whose title begins with a letter in BOEING OR set in Washington state.
Obstructie by Suzanne Hazenberg Obstructie Suzanne Hazenberg 244 p. 7 may 2018 1 star

Starts with O

14. November 22: "Star Trek" airs American television's first interracial kiss
💋 Read a book with an interracial couple OR with a 2 people kissing on the cover.
Please post the cover.

✔️15. December 24: Apollo 8 is the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon.
🌕 Read a book about the space race OR with a character that is an astronaut.
Only Human Only Human (Themis Files, #3) by Sylvain Neuvel Sylvain Neuvel 336 p. 11 may 2018 4 stars
Different characters are astronauts


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