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Bike New York is a nonprofit organization that promotes and encourages bicycling and bicycle safety through education and community outreach. Every Spring they host the FiveBoro Bike Tour. Let's join this fun event.

The TD Five Boro Bike Tour

To complete the Tour, you must read a book for each of the five boroughs. Three of the books must be 200+ pages. The other two books can be any length; even a child's picture book will count.

Duration: May 1 - 31, 2018
Rereads are okay.
mc = main character

For Manhattan, read a book:
by a male author
set in a large city
where the mc goes to a park
that is about money in some way
the title starts with a 'M'

For the Bronx, read a book:
with a 'X' anywhere on the cover
set north of where you live
with a zoo animal in the story
where the mc goes to a sporting event
where the mc lives in an apartment

For Queens, read a book:
that is 400+ pages
where a mc is royalty
where the mc flies in an airplane
where the mc is a hero in some way *
where the mc is ethnically different than you

For Brooklyn, read a book:
set in Europe *
with singing in the story *
where the mc visits the beach
set before automobiles were invented *
where someone eats a hot dog/frankfurter/wiener

For Staten Island, read a book:
set on an island
with less than 100 ratings *
with water on the cover
where the mc moves to a new country *
where the mc goes on a boat, ferry or ship


* Peter Parker (from Marvel Comic) lived in Queens
* Brookyln was named after Dutch city Breukelen
* 57% of all households in Brooklyn do not have a car
* Barbra Streisand grew up in Brooklyn
* Staten Island has been called "the forgotten borough"
* the Staten Island Ferry provides a view of Ellis Island


message 2: by Nicole (last edited May 31, 2018 06:19AM) (new)

Nicole P BOOK It to the finish line! - May

14/5 completed

To complete the Tour, you must read a book for each of the five boroughs. Three of the books must be 200+ pages. The other two books can be any length; even a child's picture book will count.

Manhattan
1. A male author.
✓ Set in a large city: After Hours by Lynda Aicher (04/05) ★★★ - set in San Francisco.
✓ MC goes to a park: The Marriage Arrangement by Jennifer Probst (01/05) ★★★ - both MCs go to a park for a picnic.
"The pop of spring had brought out the crows to enjoy the huge expanse of green lawn, leafy trees, and the glassy spill of the lake. She found a grassy space, laid out a picnic..." Loc 1137
4. Book is about money in some way.
✓ Title starts with a 'M': Maverick by Karina Halle (21/05) ★★★

After Hours (The Boardroom, #1) by Lynda Aicher The Marriage Arrangement (Marriage to a Billionaire #4.5; 1001 Dark Nights #80) by Jennifer Probst Maverick (North Ridge, #2) by Karina Halle

Bronx
1. with a 'X' anywhere on the cover.
✓ Set north of where you live: The Darkest Kiss by Gena Showalter (25/05) ★★★★ - set in the Arctic.
3. with a zoo animal in the story.
✓ MC goes to a sporting event: The Year We Hid Away by Sarina Bowen (18/05) ★★★ - both MCs attend a college ice hockey match.
✓ MC lives in an apartment: Rookie Move by Sarina Bowen (01/05) ★★★ - female MC lives in an apartment.
"Georgia let herself into the apartment she shared with Becca..." Loc 570

The Darkest Kiss (Lords of the Underworld) by Gena Showalter The Year We Hid Away (The Ivy Years, #2) by Sarina Bowen Rookie Move (Brooklyn Bruisers #1) by Sarina Bowen 5

Queens
✓ 400+ pages: From Lukov with Love by Mariana Zapata (15/05) ★★★★★ - 493 pages (Kindle Edition)
✓ Where a mc is royalty: ✓ The King's Innocent Bride by Alexa Riley (31/05) ★★
✓ Where the mc flies in an airplane: Personal Disaster by Ainsley Booth (06/05) ★★★ - both MCs fly in an airplane.
"Do you want to sit in the co-pilot seat with me?" Loc 1224
✓ MC is a hero in some way: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling (17/05) ★★★★
✓ MC is ethnically different than you: Archangel's Shadows by Nalini Singh (08/05) ★★★★ - female MC is Indian.

From Lukov with Love by Mariana Zapata The King's Innocent Bride (Royal Wedding, #3) by Alexa Riley Personal Disaster (Billionaire Secrets) by Ainsley Booth Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Harry Potter #1) by J.K. Rowling Archangel's Shadows (Guild Hunter, #7) by Nalini Singh

Brooklyn
✓ Set in Europe: Wanderlust by Lauren Blakely (06/05) ★★★★ - set in Paris, France.
2. with singing in the story.
✓ MC visits the beach: Catching Carly by Emma Hart (11/05) ★★ - female and male MC both go to the beach.
4. set before automobiles were invented.
5. where someone eats a hot dog/frankfurter/wiener.


Wanderlust by Lauren Blakely Catching Carly (Barley Cross, #2) by Emma Hart

Staten Island
✓ Set on an island: Runaway Groom by Lauren Layne (10/05) ★★★★★ - set on Maui, Hawaii.
2. with less than 100 ratings.
3. with water on the cover.
4. where the mc moves to a new country.
5. where the mc goes on a boat, ferry or ship.


Runaway Groom (I Do, I Don't, #2) by Lauren Layne


message 3: by Rissa (last edited May 24, 2018 01:14PM) (new)

Rissa | 565 comments My spot! :)

Bike New York is a nonprofit organization that promotes and encourages bicycling and bicycle safety through education and community outreach. Every Spring they host the FiveBoro Bike Tour. Let's join this fun event.

To complete the Tour, you must read a book for each of the five boroughs. Three of the books must be 200+ pages. The other two books can be any length; even a child's picture book will count. FINISHED 5/5!

(Duration: May 1 - 31, 2018
Rereads are okay.
mc = main character)

For Manhattan, read a book:
by a male author
set in a large city
where the mc goes to a park
that is about money in some way
the title starts with a 'M' finished 5/13/2018 Midsummer Curse by Megan Derr

For the Bronx, read a book:
with a 'X' anywhere on the cover
set north of where you live
with a zoo animal in the story
where the mc goes to a sporting event
where the mc lives in an apartment finished 5/1/2018 His Quiet Agent by Ada Maria Soto

For Queens, read a book:
that is 400+ pages finished 5/11/2018 Summer Bigger Than Others by various authors
where a mc is royalty
where the mc flies in an airplane
where the mc is a hero in some way
where the mc is ethnically different than you

For Brooklyn, read a book:
set in Europe
with singing in the story
where the mc visits the beach
set before automobiles were invented finished 5/3/2018 It Takes Two to Tumble by Cat Sebastian
where someone eats a hot dog/frankfurter/wiener

For Staten Island, read a book:
set on an island
with less than 100 ratings finished 5/16/2018 The Fireman's Pole by Sue Brown
with water on the cover
where the mc moves to a new country
where the mc goes on a boat, ferry or ship


message 4: by Suzanne (last edited May 09, 2018 11:38AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1470 comments The Challenge Factory
BOOK it to the finish line! - May 2018
Duration:
May 1 - 31, 2018

Progress: 5 out of 5

Bike New York is a nonprofit organization that promotes and encourages bicycling and bicycle safety through education and community outreach. Every Spring they host the FiveBoro Bike Tour. Let's join this fun event.

The TD Five Boro Bike Tour

To complete the Tour, you must read a book for each of the five boroughs. Three of the books must be 200+ pages. The other two books can be any length; even a child's picture book will count.

Rereads are okay.
mc = main character


For Manhattan, read a book:
by a male author:

John Adams by David McCullough - **** - 5/1/2018 - 751 Pages
set in a large city
where the mc goes to a park
that is about money in some way
the title starts with a 'M'

John Adams by David McCullough

For the Bronx, read a book:
with a 'X' anywhere on the cover
set north of where you live:
Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs - ***** - 5/9/2018 - 308 Pages - Set in Montana
with a zoo animal in the story
where the mc goes to a sporting event
where the mc lives in an apartment

Burn Bright (Alpha & Omega, #5; Mercy Thompson World - Complete, #15) by Patricia Briggs

For Queens, read a book:
that is 400+ pages
where a mc is royalty
where the mc flies in an airplane
where the mc is a hero in some way *: On the Edge by Ilona Andrews - ***** - 5/4/2018 - 309 Pages
where the mc is ethnically different than you

On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews

For Brooklyn, read a book:
set in Europe *
with singing in the story *: My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by P.N. Elrod - ***** - 5/3/2018 - 310 Pages - Wedding singer in one of the stories
where the mc visits the beach
set before automobiles were invented *
where someone eats a hot dog/frankfurter/wiener

My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by P.N. Elrod

For Staten Island, read a book:
set on an island
with less than 100 ratings *
with water on the cover
where the mc moves to a new country:
Bitten by Kelley Armstrong - ***** - 5/8/2018 - 436 Pages - Moved to Canada
where the mc goes on a boat, ferry or ship

Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong


message 5: by Rachel (last edited May 10, 2018 07:25PM) (new)

Rachel Bea (gekrepten) | 650 comments To complete the Tour, you must read a book for each of the five boroughs. Three of the books must be 200+ pages. The other two books can be any length; even a child's picture book will count.

Duration: May 1 - 31, 2018
Rereads are okay.
mc = main character

For Manhattan, read a book:
by a male author
set in a large city
where the mc goes to a park
that is about money in some way
the title starts with a 'M'

For the Bronx, read a book:
with a 'X' anywhere on the cover
set north of where you live
with a zoo animal in the story
where the mc goes to a sporting event
where the mc lives in an apartment

For Queens, read a book:
that is 400+ pages
where a mc is royalty
where the mc flies in an airplane
where the mc is a hero in some way *
where the mc is ethnically different than you

For Brooklyn, read a book:
set in Europe *
with singing in the story *
where the mc visits the beach
set before automobiles were invented *
where someone eats a hot dog/frankfurter/wiener

For Staten Island, read a book:
set on an island Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder finished 5/2/18
with less than 100 ratings *
with water on the cover
where the mc moves to a new country *
where the mc goes on a boat, ferry or ship Frenchman's Creek by Daphne du Maurier Finished 5/3/18
Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder Frenchman's Creek by Daphne du Maurier

to add:
Alone by Cyn Balog Finished 5/4/18
29. An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon Finished 5/10/18


message 6: by Rachel (new)

Rachel Bea (gekrepten) | 650 comments ive always wanted to do this. i live in NYC :)


message 7: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 15544 comments Mod
Rachel wrote: "ive always wanted to do this. i live in NYC :)"

From what I can tell from the video, it doesn't look like a difficult ride. And it does look like fun!


message 8: by Jane (last edited May 31, 2018 08:16AM) (new)

Jane (janejonesreviews) | 70 comments Sound Like Fun!

The TD Five Boro Bike Tour

To complete the Tour, you must read a book for each of the five boroughs. Three of the books must be 200+ pages. The other two books can be any length; even a child's picture book will count.

Duration: May 1 - 31, 2018
Rereads are okay.
mc = main character

5/5 ~ Challenge completed!

For Manhattan, read a book: 1/1
by a male author
set in a large city
where the mc goes to a park
that is about money in some way ~ 163 Pages ~ Need money to restore historic house. ~ Newport Dreams 05-05
the title starts with a 'M'

Newport Dreams A Breakwater Bay Novella by Shelley Noble

For the Bronx, read a book: 1/1
with a 'X' anywhere on the cover
set north of where you live ~ 338 Pages ~ Canada is north of North Carolina ~ Canada ~ An Immigrant Homesteader Story ~ 05-01
with a zoo animal in the story
where the mc goes to a sporting event
where the mc lives in an apartment

Canada — An Immigrant Homesteader Family by Thomas Edmund Mueller

For Queens, read a book: 1/1
that is 400+ pages
where a mc is royalty
where the mc flies in an airplane ~ 294 Pages ~ Clarke flies in an airplane from Texas to Washington DC ~ It Ends with Her, Brianna Labukes ~ 5-30
where the mc is a hero in some way *
where the mc is ethnically different than you

It Ends with Her by Brianna Labuskes

For Brooklyn, read a book: 1/1
set in Europe *
with singing in the story *
where the mc visits the beach
set before automobiles were invented *
where someone eats a hot dog/frankfurter/wiener ~ 214 Pages ~ Family has picnic with hot dogs. ~ The Bramford Chrionicles ~ Johnny & Baby Jumbo, Nick Zwirblia ~ 05-19

The Bramford Chronicles, Book I Johnny & Baby Jumbo by Nick Zwirblia

For Staten Island, read a book: 1/1
set on an island
with less than 100 ratings *
with water on the cover ~ 435 Pages ~ Beach in background ~ The Beach at Painter's Cove, Shelley Noble ~ 05-23
where the mc moves to a new country *
where the mc goes on a boat, ferry or ship

The Beach at Painter's Cove by Shelley Noble


message 9: by Cait S (last edited May 31, 2018 05:02PM) (new)

Cait S Book It May 2018
Progress: 5/5


Finished 5/31/2018!

For Manhattan, read a book:
By a male author
- Fablehaven by Brandon Mull 5/2/2018

For the Bronx, read a book:
With a 'X' anywhere on the cover.
- The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis 5/8/2018

For Queens, read a book:
Where the mc is a hero in some way.
- Good as Gone by Amy Gentry 5/3/2018

For Brooklyn, read a book:
With singing in the story.
- The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden 5/18/2018

For Staten Island, read a book:
With water on the cover.
- Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper 5/31/2018


message 10: by Samantha (last edited Jun 10, 2018 10:55AM) (new)

Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments To complete the Tour, you must read a book for each of the five boroughs. Three of the books must be 200+ pages. The other two books can be any length; even a child's picture book will count.

Duration: May 1 - 31, 2018
Rereads are okay.
mc = main character

For Manhattan, read a book:
by a male author
set in a large city
where the mc goes to a park
that is about money in some way
the title starts with a 'M'

For the Bronx, read a book:
with a 'X' anywhere on the cover
set north of where you live
with a zoo animal in the story
where the mc goes to a sporting event Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
where the mc lives in an apartment

For Queens, read a book:
that is 400+ pages
where a mc is royalty
where the mc flies in an airplane
where the mc is a hero in some way * Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
where the mc is ethnically different than you

For Brooklyn, read a book:
set in Europe *
with singing in the story *
where the mc visits the beach
set before automobiles were invented *
where someone eats a hot dog/frankfurter/wiener

For Staten Island, read a book:
set on an island
with less than 100 ratings *
with water on the cover
where the mc moves to a new country *
where the mc goes on a boat, ferry or ship Bird Box


message 11: by Ashly (last edited May 31, 2018 10:20PM) (new)

Ashly (ashlyh) | 139 comments Duration: May 1 - 31, 2018
Rereads are okay.
mc = main character

For Manhattan, read a book:
by a male author: The Backstagers Vol. 2, 5/12/18, 5 stars
set in a large city
where the mc goes to a park
that is about money in some way
the title starts with a 'M'

For the Bronx, read a book:
with a 'X' anywhere on the cover - The Silence of Six, 5/19/18, 5 stars
set north of where you live
with a zoo animal in the story
where the mc goes to a sporting event
where the mc lives in an apartment

For Queens, read a book:
that is 400+ pages
where a mc is royalty
where the mc flies in an airplane
where the mc is a hero in some way * - Willful Machines, 5/10/18, 2 stars
where the mc is ethnically different than you

For Brooklyn, read a book:
set in Europe * - Every Word, 5/31/18, 5 Stars
with singing in the story *
where the mc visits the beach
set before automobiles were invented *
where someone eats a hot dog/frankfurter/wiener

For Staten Island, read a book:
set on an island
with less than 100 ratings *
with water on the cover
where the mc moves to a new country *
where the mc goes on a boat, ferry or ship


message 12: by Cindy III (last edited May 31, 2018 11:49PM) (new)

Cindy III | 340 comments Book It to the Finish Line - May
5/5

To complete the Tour, you must read a book for each of the five boroughs. Three of the books must be 200+ pages. The other two books can be any length; even a child's picture book will count.
Duration: May 1 - 31, 2018
Rereads are okay.

For Manhattan, read a book:
by a male author
Seraph of the End, Volume 10 5/18
set in a large city
where the mc goes to a park
that is about money in some way
the title starts with an 'M'

For the Bronx, read a book:
with an 'X' anywhere on the cover
set north of where you live
Rumble set in Oregon 5/27 - 30
with a zoo animal in the story
where the mc goes to a sporting event
where the mc lives in an apartment

For Queens, read a book:
that is 400+ pages
where a mc is royalty
where the mc flies in an airplane
where the mc is a hero in some way *
where the mc is ethnically different than you
A General Theory of Oblivion mc is Angolan of Portuguese descent 5/5 - 6

For Brooklyn, read a book:
set in Europe *
The Burning of the World: A Memoir of 1914 set in Hungary 5/ - 22
with singing in the story *
where the mc visits the beach
set before automobiles were invented *
where someone eats a hot dog/frankfurter/wiener

For Staten Island, read a book:
set on an island
Blue Exorcist, Vol. 16 set in Japan 5/10 - 11
with less than 100 ratings *
with water on the cover
where the mc moves to a new country *
where the mc goes on a boat, ferry or ship


* Peter Parker (from Marvel Comic) lived in Queens
* Brookyln was named after Dutch city Breukelen
* 57% of all households in Brooklyn do not have a car
* Barbra Streisand grew up in Brooklyn
* Staten Island has been called "the forgotten borough"
* the Staten Island Ferry provides a view of Ellis Island


message 13: by Book Concierge (last edited May 31, 2018 05:01AM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2371 comments The TD Five-Boro Bike Tour
Begins: 01May18 / Ends: 31May18


5 / 5 completed



For Manhattan, read a book by a male author - Charles Graeber / The Good Nurse ✔ – 05May18


For the Bronx, read a book set north of where you live - GREENLAND - Smilla's Sense of Snow ✔ – 12May18


For Queens - read a book where the mc flies in an airplane - Origin ✔ – 10May18


For Brooklyn, read a book set in Europe - SCOTLAND - Espresso Tales ✔ – 29May18


For Staten Island, read a book where the mc moves to a new country - From USA to Senegal, Africa in The Rooster Bar ✔ – 01May18


message 14: by Jonquil (last edited May 21, 2018 07:17PM) (new)

Jonquil | 699 comments TD Five-Boro Bike Tour
May 1 - 31, 2018

11 / 5 DONE

For Manhattan, read a book:
by a male author Lawrence Block Resume Speed 5/5
that is about money in some way Duel to the Death 5/4


For the Bronx, read a book:
'X' anywhere on the cover 5/12
Texas Showdown by Barb Han
set north of where you live I live in TN they're in Montana Classified Christmas 5/2
mc lives in an apartment Twice Bitten 5/14

For Queens, read a book:
400+ pages Remains of Innocence 5/1
mc is ethnically different than you she's an elf, he's a dragon, I'm neither Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon 5/5

For Brooklyn, read a book:
mc visits the beach The Secret of Seaside 5/4
eats a hot dog Cave of Bones 5/3

For Staten Island, read a book:
with less than 100 ratings 54 Murder in the House of Beads 5/4
where the mc goes on a boat, ferry or ship Shoot First 5/3


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2/5

For Manhattan, read a book:
by a male author
set in a large city
where the mc goes to a park
that is about money in some way
the title starts with a 'M'

For the Bronx, read a book:
with a 'X' anywhere on the cover
set north of where you live- The Tale of Hill Top Farm
with a zoo animal in the story
where the mc goes to a sporting event
where the mc lives in an apartment

For Queens, read a book:
that is 400+ pages
where a mc is royalty
where the mc flies in an airplane
where the mc is a hero in some way *
where the mc is ethnically different than you

For Brooklyn, read a book:
set in Europe *Night of Cake & Puppets
with singing in the story *
where the mc visits the beach
set before automobiles were invented *
where someone eats a hot dog/frankfurter/wiener

For Staten Island, read a book:
set on an island
with less than 100 ratings *
with water on the cover
where the mc moves to a new country *
where the mc goes on a boat, ferry or ship


message 16: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1470 comments Finished!

Progress: 5 out of 5

Bike New York is a nonprofit organization that promotes and encourages bicycling and bicycle safety through education and community outreach. Every Spring they host the FiveBoro Bike Tour. Let's join this fun event.

The TD Five Boro Bike Tour

To complete the Tour, you must read a book for each of the five boroughs. Three of the books must be 200+ pages. The other two books can be any length; even a child's picture book will count.

Rereads are okay.
mc = main character


For Manhattan, read a book:
by a male author:

John Adams by David McCullough - **** - 5/1/2018 - 751 Pages
set in a large city
where the mc goes to a park
that is about money in some way
the title starts with a 'M'

John Adams by David McCullough

For the Bronx, read a book:
with a 'X' anywhere on the cover
set north of where you live:
Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs - ***** - 5/9/2018 - 308 Pages - Set in Montana
with a zoo animal in the story
where the mc goes to a sporting event
where the mc lives in an apartment

Burn Bright (Alpha & Omega, #5; Mercy Thompson World - Complete, #15) by Patricia Briggs

For Queens, read a book:
that is 400+ pages
where a mc is royalty
where the mc flies in an airplane
where the mc is a hero in some way *: On the Edge by Ilona Andrews - ***** - 5/4/2018 - 309 Pages
where the mc is ethnically different than you

On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews

For Brooklyn, read a book:
set in Europe *
with singing in the story *: My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by P.N. Elrod - ***** - 5/3/2018 - 310 Pages - Wedding singer in one of the stories
where the mc visits the beach
set before automobiles were invented *
where someone eats a hot dog/frankfurter/wiener

My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by P.N. Elrod

For Staten Island, read a book:
set on an island
with less than 100 ratings *
with water on the cover
where the mc moves to a new country:
Bitten by Kelley Armstrong - ***** - 5/8/2018 - 436 Pages - Moved to Canada
where the mc goes on a boat, ferry or ship

Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong


message 17: by Brianna (last edited May 15, 2018 06:13PM) (new)

Brianna (mossfloor) | 4 comments Book It to the Finish Line - May
5/5

To complete the Tour, you must read a book for each of the five boroughs. Three of the books must be 200+ pages. The other two books can be any length; even a child's picture book will count.
Duration: May 1 - 31, 2018
Rereads are okay.

For Manhattan, read a book:
by a male author
set in a large city
where the mc goes to a park - City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare, 5/7, Goes to Central Park in New York City
that is about money in some way
the title starts with a 'M'

For the Bronx, read a book:
with a 'X' anywhere on the cover
set north of where you live
with a zoo animal in the story
where the mc goes to a sporting event
where the mc lives in an apartment - The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare - 5/15 - Magnus Bane lives in an apartment in a majority of the novellas

For Queens, read a book:
that is 400+ pages - City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare - 5/2 - 592 pages (paperback edition)
where a mc is royalty
where the mc flies in an airplane
where the mc is a hero in some way *
where the mc is ethnically different than you

For Brooklyn, read a book:
set in Europe * - Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare - 5/5 - Set in London
with singing in the story *
where the mc visits the beach
set before automobiles were invented *
where someone eats a hot dog/frankfurter/wiener

For Staten Island, read a book:
set on an island - Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare - 5/6 - Technically, Britain is an island
with less than 100 ratings *
with water on the cover
where the mc moves to a new country *
where the mc goes on a boat, ferry or ship


message 18: by Rissa (new)

Rissa | 565 comments Finished! See message 4! :)


message 19: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2371 comments Update message # 14 - Challenge completed - all 5 borroughs visited


message 20: by Cindy III (new)

Cindy III | 340 comments msg. 13 complete. 5/5 books/borroughs


message 21: by Ashly (new)

Ashly (ashlyh) | 139 comments Update Message #12 - I got 4/5 completed


message 22: by Marla (new)

 Marla | 811 comments Book it to the Finish Line! May 2018
Five Boro Bike Tour
Duration: 5/1/18 - 5/31/18
Progress: 5 of 5 boros

Rereads are okay.
mc = main character

For Manhattan, read a book:
by a male author
set in a large city
where the mc goes to a park
that is about money in some way
the title starts with a 'M'
Dark Matter by Blake Crouch (5/18/21)

For the Bronx, read a book:
with a 'X' anywhere on the cover
set north of where you live ~ Boston, MA
with a zoo animal in the story ~ tiger
where the mc goes to a sporting event
where the mc lives in an apartment
Kiss of Crimson by Lara Adrian (5/3/18)

For Queens, read a book:
that is 400+ pages ~ 414 pages
where a mc is royalty
where the mc flies in an airplane
where the mc is a hero in some way * ~
where the mc is ethnically different than you
Lichgates by S.M. Boyce (5/17/18)

For Brooklyn, read a book:
set in Europe * ~ Denmark
with singing in the story *
where the mc visits the beach
set before automobiles were invented *
where someone eats a hot dog/frankfurter/wiener
The Absent One by Jussi Adler-Olsen (5/5/18)

For Staten Island, read a book:
set on an island ~ Ireland
with less than 100 ratings *
with water on the cover
where the mc moves to a new country * ~ Ireland
where the mc goes on a boat, ferry or ship
Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning (5/29/18)


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