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message 1: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Mayberry, North Carolina is the fictional city where the Andy Griffith Show (1960-1968) was set. Does anyone remember (or even know!) the theme song?

Below you will find a list of people you might meet in Mayberry.
You can read as many or as few as you want.
You can read one of each or focus on two or three.

No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
Duration: May 1 - 31, 2018
mc = main character

Mayberrians
Ernest T. Bass (a troublemaker fond of throwing rocks through windows) - read a book with a window on the cover
Emma Brand (serial jaywalker and hypochondriac) - read a book where the mc breaks the law in some way
Otis Campbell (town drunk and a descendant of a Revolutionary War hero) - read a book where a character drinks too much alcohol
Helen Crump (Opie's teacher and Andy's girlfriend) - read a romance *
Barney Fife (Andy's lifelong friend) - read a book where friendship plays an important part
Floyd Lawson (barber at Floyd's Barber Shop) - read a book where the mc has long hair
Gomer Pyle (service station attendant at Wally's Garage for three seasons, left Mayberry to join the Marine Corps) - read a book where the mc changes jobs
Sarah (the often spoken to, but never seen, telephone operator) - read a book with no person on the cover
Andy Taylor (sheriff and widowed father) - read a book where the mc is a single parent
Beatrice Taylor (Andy's aunt, known as Aunt Bee) - read a book where the mc has a nickname
Clara Edwards (Aunt Bee's best friend) - read a book where the mc has a sidekick
Opie Taylor (Andy's son) - read a book where the mc is younger than 13
Ben Weaver (the flint-hearted store owner and landlord) - read a book where you have little sympathy for a main character
Henry Bennett (accused of being a jinx) - read a book where the mc has a series of troubles
Sandy (a square dance caller) - read a book where there is dancing
Thelma Lou (Barney's sweetheart) - read a book that was made into a movie *
Art Crowley (the grocer) - read a book with lots of nature on the cover
Emmett Clark (fix-it shop owner) - read a book where the mc makes a serious mistake
The Darlings (a family who plays bluegrass music) - read a book set in or near Kentucky (the Bluegrass State)
Harold Grigsby (owns the saw mill) - read a book with trees on the cover

* bonus points if the romance involves a teacher :)
* Thelma and Louise


message 2: by JoAnne (last edited May 30, 2018 07:27PM) (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 2472 comments I'm old enough to remember and I do - nice wholesome show
Read 14 books - DONE!

Mayberrians
Emma Brand (serial jaywalker and hypochondriac) - read a book where the mc breaks the law in some way
A Risk Worth Taking (Legionnaires #3) by Brynn Kelly A Risk Worth Taking (The Legionnaires #3) by Brynn Kelly 5/5/18 4stars (shall we count the ways?)

Otis Campbell (town drunk and a descendant of a Revolutionary War hero) - read a book where a character drinks too much alcohol
How to Tempt an Earl by Tina Gabrielle How to Tempt an Earl (The Raven Club #1) by Tina Gabrielle 5/8/18 4stars (Grace and her father)

Helen Crump (Opie's teacher and Andy's girlfriend) - read a romance *
Real Kind of Love (Books & Brews, #1) by Sara Rider Real Kind of Love (Books & Brews, #1) by Sara Rider 5/30/18 4stars

Barney Fife (Andy's lifelong friend) - read a book where friendship plays an important part
All the Little Lights by Jamie McGuire All the Little Lights by Jamie McGuire 5/16/18 4stars (Catherine and Elliot)

Floyd Lawson (barber at Floyd's Barber Shop) - read a book where the mc has long hair
All Night with the Cowboy (River Ranch, #2) by Soraya Lane All Night with the Cowboy (River Ranch #2) by Soraya Lane 5/13/18 4stars (Lauren)

Gomer Pyle (service station attendant at Wally's Garage for three seasons, left Mayberry to join the Marine Corps) - read a book where the mc changes jobs
Cowboy Bold (Longhorn Canyon #1) by Carolyn Brown Cowboy Bold (Longhorn Canyon #1) by Carolyn Brown 5/1/18 4stars (Retta was a VP in banking, left to take care of her dad when he was terminally ill, hoped to go back to banking but became a supervisor for girls for a summer program on Cade's ranch)

Sarah (the often spoken to, but never seen, telephone operator) - read a book with no person on the cover
Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan 5/7/18 5stars

Andy Taylor (sheriff and widowed father) - read a book where the mc is a single parent
Hooked On You (Chicago Rebels, #3) by Kate Meader Hooked On You (Chicago Rebels #3) by Kate Meade 5/22/18 4stars (Bren to his 2 daughters)

Beatrice Taylor (Andy's aunt, known as Aunt Bee) - read a book where the mc has a nickname
The Undercover Billionaire (Tate Brothers, #3) by Jackie Ashenden (The) Undercover Billionaire (Tate Brothers, #3) by Jackie Ashenden 5/20/18 3.5stars (Liv for Olivia by Wolf)

Clara Edwards (Aunt Bee's best friend) - read a book where the mc has a sidekick
What Happens in Summer by Caridad Piñeiro What Happens in Summer (At the Shore #2) by Caridad Piñeiro 5/26/18 4stars (Jonathan and his dog, Dudley)

Henry Bennett (accused of being a jinx) - read a book where the mc has a series of troubles
Hot Asset (21 Wall Street, #1) by Lauren Layne Hot Asset (21 Wall Street #1) by Lauren Layne 5/12/18 4stars (Ian's being investigated by the SEC)

Art Crowley (the grocer) - read a book with lots of nature on the cover
The Forgotten Road by Richard Paul Evans The Forgotten Road (The Broken Road Series Book 2) by Richard Paul Evans 5/6/18 4stars

The Darlings (a family who plays bluegrass music) - read a book set in or near Kentucky (the Bluegrass State)
LOVE'S WHISPER An American Historical Romance (Wilderness Hearts Historical Romances Book 4) by Dorothy Wiley Love's Whisper (Wilderness Hearts, Book #4) by Dorothy Wiley 5/25/18 5stars (Cumberland Falls, KY)

Harold Grigsby (owns the saw mill) - read a book with trees on the cover
Herons Landing (Honeymoon Harbor, #1) by JoAnn Ross Herons Landing (Honeymoon Harbor, #1) by JoAnn Ross 5/11/18 4stars


message 3: by Rissa (last edited May 24, 2018 01:31PM) (new)

Rissa | 566 comments My spot! :)

Below you will find a list of people you might meet in Mayberry.
(You can read as many or as few as you want.
You can read one of each or focus on two or three.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
Duration: May 1 - 31, 2018
mc = main character)


FINISHED 5!

Mayberrians

Ernest T. Bass (a troublemaker fond of throwing rocks through windows) - read a book with a window on the cover finished 5/16/2018 The Fireman's Pole by Sue Brown

Emma Brand (serial jaywalker and hypochondriac) - read a book where the mc breaks the law in some way

Otis Campbell (town drunk and a descendant of a Revolutionary War hero) - read a book where a character drinks too much alcohol

Helen Crump (Opie's teacher and Andy's girlfriend) - read a romance finished 5/13/2018 Midsummer Curse by Megan Derr

Barney Fife (Andy's lifelong friend) - read a book where friendship plays an important part

Floyd Lawson (barber at Floyd's Barber Shop) - read a book where the mc has long hair

Gomer Pyle (service station attendant at Wally's Garage for three seasons, left Mayberry to join the Marine Corps) - read a book where the mc changes jobs

Sarah (the often spoken to, but never seen, telephone operator) - read a book with no person on the cover finished 5/11/2018 Summer Bigger Than Others by various authors

Andy Taylor (sheriff and widowed father) - read a book where the mc is a single parent

Beatrice Taylor (Andy's aunt, known as Aunt Bee) - read a book where the mc has a nickname finished 5/1/2018 His Quiet Agent by Ada Maria Soto

Clara Edwards (Aunt Bee's best friend) - read a book where the mc has a sidekick

Opie Taylor (Andy's son) - read a book where the mc is younger than 13

Ben Weaver (the flint-hearted store owner and landlord) - read a book where you have little sympathy for a main character

Henry Bennett (accused of being a jinx) - read a book where the mc has a series of troubles

Sandy (a square dance caller) - read a book where there is dancing

Thelma Lou (Barney's sweetheart) - read a book that was made into a movie

Art Crowley (the grocer) - read a book with lots of nature on the cover

Emmett Clark (fix-it shop owner) - read a book where the mc makes a serious mistake

The Darlings (a family who plays bluegrass music) - read a book set in or near Kentucky (the Bluegrass State)

Harold Grigsby (owns the saw mill) - read a book with trees on the cover finished 5/3/2018 It Takes Two to Tumble by Cat Sebastian


message 4: by Nicole (last edited May 30, 2018 07:21PM) (new)

Nicole P 2018 May Fictional Cities of the World - Mayberry

14/20 completed

1. Ernest T. Bass (a troublemaker fond of throwing rocks through windows) - read a book with a window on the cover.

✓ Emma Brand (serial jaywalker and hypochondriac) - read a book where the mc breaks the law in some way: One Night of Sin by Elle Kennedy (12/05) ★★★ - male MC fights illegally in an underground cage fighting ring.

✓ Otis Campbell (town drunk and a descendant of a Revolutionary War hero) - read a book where a character drinks too much alcohol: Make Me by Tessa Bailey (05/05) ★★★★ - male MC consumes too much alcohol.
"Using power tools was probably the worst way to celebrate a hangover..." Page 74

✓ Helen Crump (Opie's teacher and Andy's girlfriend) - read a romance*.
- Need Me by Tessa Bailey (05/05) ★★★★ - romance about a professor and his student.

✓ Barney Fife (Andy's lifelong friend) - read a book where friendship plays an important part: Goodbye Paradise by Sarina Bowen (12/05) ★★★★ - male MCs are best friends and turn into more.

✓ Gomer Pyle (service station attendant at Wally's Garage for three seasons, left Mayberry to join the Marine Corps) - read a book where the mc changes jobs: Dear Jane by Marissa Clarke (19/05) ★★★ - female changes jobs from being a lawyer to a pet groomer.

✓ Sarah (the often spoken to, but never seen, telephone operator) - read a book with no person on the cover: Angels' Pawn by Nalini Singh (10/05) ★★★

✓ Andy Taylor (sheriff and widowed father) - read a book where the mc is a single parent: Hello Forever by Sarina Bowen (16/05) ★★★ - one of the male MCs becomes a single parent to his siblings.

✓ Beatrice Taylor (Andy's aunt, known as Aunt Bee) - read a book where the mc has a nickname: Catching Carly by Emma Hart (11/05) ★★ - female MC nickname is sugartits.

11. Clara Edwards (Aunt Bee's best friend) - read a book where the mc has a sidekick.

✓ Opie Taylor (Andy's son) - read a book where the mc is younger than 13: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling (17/05) ★★★★ - MC is 11-years old.

✓ Ben Weaver (the flint-hearted store owner and landlord) - read a book where you have little sympathy for a main character: The Wright Brother by K.A. Linde (09/05) ★★

✓ Henry Bennett (accused of being a jinx) - read a book where the mc has a series of troubles: Summer's Desire by Kathleen Ball (19/05) ★★ - female MC has a series of troubles by being accused of crimes she didn't do.

✓ Sandy (a square dance caller) - read a book where there is dancing: Rookie Move by Sarina Bowen (01/05) ★★★ - female MC and male MC attend a charity benefit where there was dancing.
"...his date was shimmying on the dance floor..." Loc 1570

✓ Thelma Lou (Barney's sweetheart) - read a book that was made into a movie: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling (28/05) ★★★

17. Art Crowley (the grocer) - read a book with lots of nature on the cover.

✓ Emmett Clark (fix-it shop owner) - read a book where the mc makes a serious mistake: After Hours by Lynda Aicher (04/05) ★★★ - male MC keeps the truth about the app away from the female MC and this causes major problems.

19. The Darlings (a family who plays bluegrass music) - read a book set in or near Kentucky (the Bluegrass State).

20. Harold Grigsby (owns the saw mill) - read a book with trees on the cover.

* bonus points if the romance involves a teacher :)

One Night of Sin (After Hours, #1) by Elle Kennedy Make Me (Broke and Beautiful, #3) by Tessa Bailey Need Me (Broke and Beautiful, #2) by Tessa Bailey Goodbye Paradise (Hello Goodbye, #1) by Nealy Wagner Dear Jane (Animal Attraction, #1) by Marissa Clarke Angels' Pawn (Guild Hunter, #0.6) by Nalini Singh Hello Forever (Hello Goodbye, #2) by Nealy Wagner Catching Carly (Barley Cross, #2) by Emma Hart Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Harry Potter #1) by J.K. Rowling The Wright Brother by K.A. Linde Summer's Desire (Cowboy Seasons, #1) by Kathleen Ball Rookie Move (Brooklyn Bruisers #1) by Sarina Bowen Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2) by J.K. Rowling After Hours (The Boardroom, #1) by Lynda Aicher


message 5: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jun 01, 2018 11:16AM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 1995 comments May (fictional) Cities of the World

READ: 13/10

✔Ernest T. Bass (a troublemaker fond of throwing rocks through windows) - read a book with a window on the cover
Bearly Departed - Meg Macy 5/28
Bearly Departed (Shamelessly Adorable Teddy Bear Mystery, #1) by Meg Macy

✔Helen Crump (Opie's teacher and Andy's girlfriend) - read a romance *
The Cajun Doctor - Sandra Hill 5/7
The Cajun Doctor (Cajun, #10) by Sandra Hill

✔Barney Fife (Andy's lifelong friend) - read a book where friendship plays an important part
The Girls of Mischief Bay - Susan Mallery 5/5
The Girls of Mischief Bay (Mischief Bay, #1) by Susan Mallery

✔Floyd Lawson (barber at Floyd's Barber Shop) - read a book where the mc has long hair
Better Homes and Hauntings - Molly Harper 5/19
Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper

✔Sarah (the often spoken to, but never seen, telephone operator) - read a book with no person on the cover
Sacred Cows - Karen E. Olson 5/23
Sacred Cows (Annie Seymour Mystery, #1) by Karen E. Olson

✔Andy Taylor (sheriff and widowed father) - read a book where the mc is a single parent
Rattling the Heat in Deadwood - Ann Charles (single mother of twins) 5/14
Rattling the Heat in Deadwood (Deadwood #8) by Ann Charles

✔Opie Taylor (Andy's son) - read a book where the mc is younger than 13
The Knife of Never Letting Go - Patrick Ness (mc is 12) 5/20
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1) by Patrick Ness

✔Ben Weaver (the flint-hearted store owner and landlord) - read a book where you have little sympathy for a main character
The Copenhagen Affair - Amulya Malladi 5/5
The Copenhagen Affair by Amulya Malladi

✔Henry Bennett (accused of being a jinx) - read a book where the mc has a series of troubles
Harvest Hunting - Yasmine Galenorn 5/25
Harvest Hunting (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon #8) by Yasmine Galenorn

✔Sandy (a square dance caller) - read a book where there is dancing
Discount Armageddon - Seanan McGuire (ballroom dancing) 5/10
Discount Armageddon (InCryptid, #1) by Seanan McGuire

✔Thelma Lou (Barney's sweetheart) - read a book that was made into a movie *
Ready Player One - Ernest Cline 5/29
Ready Player One (Ready Player One, #1) by Ernest Cline

✔Art Crowley (the grocer) - read a book with lots of nature on the cover
A Clockwork Fairytale - Helen Scott Taylor 5/24
A Clockwork Fairytale by Helen Scott Taylor

✔Harold Grigsby (owns the saw mill) - read a book with trees on the cover
Due or Die - Jenn McKinlay 5/21


CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 6: by Suzanne (last edited May 22, 2018 12:32PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1470 comments The Challenge Factory
(fictional) Cities of the World - May 2018
Duration:
May 1 - 31, 2018

Progress: 15 out of At least 1

Mayberry, North Carolina is the fictional city where the Andy Griffith Show (1960-1968) was set. Does anyone remember (or even know!) the theme song?

Below you will find a list of people you might meet in Mayberry.
You can read as many or as few as you want.
You can read one of each or focus on two or three.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
mc = main character


Mayberrians

Ernest T. Bass (a troublemaker fond of throwing rocks through windows) - read a book with a window on the cover
On the Edge by Ilona Andrews - ***** - 5/4/2018 - 309 Pages - Car Window

Emma Brand (serial jaywalker and hypochondriac) - Read a book where the mc breaks the law in some way
My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by P.N. Elrod - ***** - 5/3/2018 - 310 Pages

Otis Campbell (town drunk and a descendant of a Revolutionary War hero) - Read a book where a character drinks too much alcohol
The Redhead Revealed by Alice Clayton - ***** - 5/22/2018 - 305 Pages

Helen Crump (Opie's teacher and Andy's girlfriend) - Read a romance
Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs - ***** - 5/9/2018 - 308 Pages

Barney Fife (Andy's lifelong friend) - Read a book where friendship plays an important part
Giant Days, Vol. 4 by John Allison - ***** - 5/2/2018 - 112 Pages

Floyd Lawson (barber at Floyd's Barber Shop) - Read a book where the mc has long hair
Raven Cursed by Faith Hunter - ***** - 5/17/2018 - 353 Pages

Gomer Pyle (service station attendant at Wally's Garage for three seasons, left Mayberry to join the Marine Corps) - Read a book where the mc changes jobs
John Adams by David McCullough - **** - 5/1/2018 - 751 Pages - Lawyer to Politician

Sarah (the often spoken to, but never seen, telephone operator) - Read a book with no person on the cover
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo - **** - 5/18/2018 - 358 Pages

Andy Taylor (sheriff and widowed father) - Read a book where the mc is a single parent
My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1 by Emil Ferris - ** - 5/18/2018 - 414 Pages

Beatrice Taylor (Andy's aunt, known as Aunt Bee) - Read a book where the mc has a nickname
Bitten by Kelley Armstrong - ***** - 5/8/2018 - 436 Pages - Lena for Elena

Clara Edwards (Aunt Bee's best friend) - Read a book where the mc has a sidekick
The Secret History of the Pink Carnation by Lauren Willig - ***** - 5/11/2018 - 400 Pages

Opie Taylor (Andy's son) - Read a book where the mc is younger than 13
The Emerald City of OzEric Shanower - **** - 5/1/2018 - 120 Pages

Ben Weaver (the flint-hearted store owner and landlord) - Read a book where you have little sympathy for a main character
The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole - *** - 5/16/2018 - 125 Pages

Henry Bennett (accused of being a jinx) - read a book where the mc has a series of troubles

Sandy (a square dance caller) - Read a book where there is dancing
Giant Days, Vol. 5 by John Allison - ***** - 5/15/2018 - 112 Pages

Thelma Lou (Barney's sweetheart) - read a book that was made into a movie *

Art Crowley (the grocer) - read a book with lots of nature on the cover

Emmett Clark (fix-it shop owner) - Read a book where the mc makes a serious mistake
Kim Reaper Vol. 1: Grim Beginnings by Sarah Graley - ***** - 5/5/2018 - 112 Pages

The Darlings (a family who plays bluegrass music) - read a book set in or near Kentucky (the Bluegrass State)

Harold Grigsby (owns the saw mill) - read a book with trees on the cover

On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by P.N. Elrod Giant Days, Vol. 4 (Giant Days, #4) by John Allison The Emerald City of Oz by Eric Shanower John Adams by David McCullough Kim Reaper Vol. 1 Grim Beginnings by Sarah Graley Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong Burn Bright (Alpha & Omega, #5; Mercy Thompson World - Complete, #15) by Patricia Briggs Raven Cursed (Jane Yellowrock, #4) by Faith Hunter Shadow and Bone (Grisha Verse, #1) by Leigh Bardugo The Secret History of the Pink Carnation (Pink Carnation, #1) by Lauren Willig My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1 (My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, #1) by Emil Ferris The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole Giant Days, Vol. 5 (Giant Days, #5) by John Allison The Redhead Revealed (Redhead, #2) by Alice Clayton

* bonus points if the romance involves a teacher :)
* Thelma and Louise


message 7: by Rachel (last edited May 10, 2018 07:27PM) (new)

Rachel Bea (gekrepten) | 650 comments You can read as many or as few as you want.
You can read one of each or focus on two or three.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
Duration: May 1 - 31, 2018
mc = main character

Mayberrians
Ernest T. Bass (a troublemaker fond of throwing rocks through windows) - read a book with a window on the cover
Emma Brand (serial jaywalker and hypochondriac) - read a book where the mc breaks the law in some way
Otis Campbell (town drunk and a descendant of a Revolutionary War hero) - read a book where a character drinks too much alcohol
Helen Crump (Opie's teacher and Andy's girlfriend) - read a romance *
Barney Fife (Andy's lifelong friend) - read a book where friendship plays an important part
Floyd Lawson (barber at Floyd's Barber Shop) - read a book where the mc has long hair
Gomer Pyle (service station attendant at Wally's Garage for three seasons, left Mayberry to join the Marine Corps) - read a book where the mc changes jobs
Sarah (the often spoken to, but never seen, telephone operator) - read a book with no person on the cover
Andy Taylor (sheriff and widowed father) - read a book where the mc is a single parent
Beatrice Taylor (Andy's aunt, known as Aunt Bee) - read a book where the mc has a nickname
Clara Edwards (Aunt Bee's best friend) - read a book where the mc has a sidekick
Opie Taylor (Andy's son) - read a book where the mc is younger than 13
Ben Weaver (the flint-hearted store owner and landlord) - read a book where you have little sympathy for a main character
Henry Bennett (accused of being a jinx) - read a book where the mc has a series of troubles
Sandy (a square dance caller) - read a book where there is dancing
Thelma Lou (Barney's sweetheart) - read a book that was made into a movie *
Art Crowley (the grocer) - read a book with lots of nature on the cover
Emmett Clark (fix-it shop owner) - read a book where the mc makes a serious mistake
The Darlings (a family who plays bluegrass music) - read a book set in or near Kentucky (the Bluegrass State)
Harold Grigsby (owns the saw mill) - read a book with trees on the cover

* bonus points if the romance involves a teacher :)

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


message 8: by Jonquil (last edited May 27, 2018 07:05AM) (new)

Jonquil | 699 comments May (fictional) Cities of the World

10/10

character drinks too much alcohol Duel to the Death 5/4
friendship plays an important part Shoot First 5/3
a romance Pine Lake 5/13
no person on the cover 5/2
An Old Fashioned Murder Mystery (Cloverleaf Mystery #2) by Annabel Allen
window on the cover 5/8
Death of a Dead Man (Juniper Grove #1) by Karin Kaufman
mc breaks the law in some way Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter 5/24
mc has long hair Classified Christmas 5/2
mc has a series of troubles City of Gold 5/17
there is dancing A Manifestation of Monstrosities 5/8
lots of nature on the cover 5/26
Moloka'i Lullaby (Islands of Aloha Mystery #7) by JoAnn Bassett
mc makes a serious mistake The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao 5/25


message 9: by Samantha (last edited May 26, 2018 05:09PM) (new)

Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments Mayberrians
Ernest T. Bass (a troublemaker fond of throwing rocks through windows) - read a book with a window on the cover
Emma Brand (serial jaywalker and hypochondriac) - read a book where the mc breaks the law in some way
Otis Campbell (town drunk and a descendant of a Revolutionary War hero) - read a book where a character drinks too much alcohol
Helen Crump (Opie's teacher and Andy's girlfriend) - read a romance *
Barney Fife (Andy's lifelong friend) - read a book where friendship plays an important part
Floyd Lawson (barber at Floyd's Barber Shop) - read a book where the mc has long hair
Gomer Pyle (service station attendant at Wally's Garage for three seasons, left Mayberry to join the Marine Corps) - read a book where the mc changes jobs
Sarah (the often spoken to, but never seen, telephone operator) - read a book with no person on the cover
Andy Taylor (sheriff and widowed father) - read a book where the mc is a single parent
Beatrice Taylor (Andy's aunt, known as Aunt Bee) - read a book where the mc has a nickname Children of Blood and Bone
Clara Edwards (Aunt Bee's best friend) - read a book where the mc has a sidekick
Opie Taylor (Andy's son) - read a book where the mc is younger than 13 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Ben Weaver (the flint-hearted store owner and landlord) - read a book where you have little sympathy for a main character
Henry Bennett (accused of being a jinx) - read a book where the mc has a series of troubles Bird Box
Sandy (a square dance caller) - read a book where there is dancing
Thelma Lou (Barney's sweetheart) - read a book that was made into a movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Art Crowley (the grocer) - read a book with lots of nature on the cover
Emmett Clark (fix-it shop owner) - read a book where the mc makes a serious mistake
The Darlings (a family who plays bluegrass music) - read a book set in or near Kentucky (the Bluegrass State)
Harold Grigsby (owns the saw mill) - read a book with trees on the cover

* bonus points if the romance involves a teacher :)


message 10: by Cindy III (last edited May 31, 2018 12:05AM) (new)

Cindy III | 340 comments Fictional Cities of the World - May
2/2
You can read as many or as few as you want.
You can read one of each or focus on two or three.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
Duration: May 1 - 31, 2018

Mayberrians

Ernest T. Bass (a troublemaker fond of throwing rocks through windows) - read a book with a window on the cover

Emma Brand (serial jaywalker and hypochondriac) - read a book where the mc breaks the law in some way

Otis Campbell (town drunk and a descendant of a Revolutionary War hero) - read a book where a character drinks too much alcohol
Rumble 5/28 - 30

Helen Crump (Opie's teacher and Andy's girlfriend) - read a romance*

Barney Fife (Andy's lifelong friend) - read a book where friendship plays an important part

Floyd Lawson (barber at Floyd's Barber Shop) - read a book where the mc has long hair

Gomer Pyle (service station attendant at Wally's Garage for three
seasons, left Mayberry to join the Marine Corps) - read a book where the mc changes jobs

Sarah (the often spoken to, but never seen, telephone operator) - read a book with no person on the cover
A General Theory of Oblivion by José Eduardo Agualusa A General Theory of Oblivion 5/5 - 6

Andy Taylor (sheriff and widowed father) - read a book where the mc is a single parent

Beatrice Taylor (Andy's aunt, known as Aunt Bee) - read a book where the mc has a nickname

Clara Edwards (Aunt Bee's best friend) - read a book where the mc has a sidekick
the faceless ones 5/23 -

Opie Taylor (Andy's son) - read a book where the mc is younger than 13

Ben Weaver (the flint-hearted store owner and landlord) - read a book where you have little sympathy for a main character

Henry Bennett (accused of being a jinx) - read a book where the mc has a series of troubles

Sandy (a square dance caller) - read a book where there is dancing

Thelma Lou (Barney's sweetheart) - read a book that was made into a movie*

Art Crowley (the grocer) - read a book with lots of nature on the cover

Emmett Clark (fix-it shop owner) - read a book where the mc makes a serious mistake

The Darlings (a family who plays bluegrass music) - read a book set in or near Kentucky (the Bluegrass State)

Harold Grigsby (owns the saw mill) - read a book with trees on the cover

* bonus points if the romance involves a teacher :)
* Thelma and Louise


message 11: by Beth (new)

Beth | 371 comments I'm in!

Duration: May 1 - 31, 2018
mc = main character

Mayberrians
Ernest T. Bass (a troublemaker fond of throwing rocks through windows) - read a book with a window on the cover
Emma Brand (serial jaywalker and hypochondriac) - read a book where the mc breaks the law in some way
Otis Campbell (town drunk and a descendant of a Revolutionary War hero) - read a book where a character drinks too much alcohol
Helen Crump (Opie's teacher and Andy's girlfriend) - read a romance *
Barney Fife (Andy's lifelong friend) - read a book where friendship plays an important part
Floyd Lawson (barber at Floyd's Barber Shop) - read a book where the mc has long hair
Gomer Pyle (service station attendant at Wally's Garage for three seasons, left Mayberry to join the Marine Corps) - read a book where the mc changes jobs
Sarah (the often spoken to, but never seen, telephone operator) - read a book with no person on the cover
Andy Taylor (sheriff and widowed father) - read a book where the mc is a single parent
Beatrice Taylor (Andy's aunt, known as Aunt Bee) - read a book where the mc has a nickname
Clara Edwards (Aunt Bee's best friend) - read a book where the mc has a sidekick
Opie Taylor (Andy's son) - read a book where the mc is younger than 13
Ben Weaver (the flint-hearted store owner and landlord) - read a book where you have little sympathy for a main character
Henry Bennett (accused of being a jinx) - read a book where the mc has a series of troubles
Sandy (a square dance caller) - read a book where there is dancing
Thelma Lou (Barney's sweetheart) - read a book that was made into a movie *
Art Crowley (the grocer) - read a book with lots of nature on the cover
Emmett Clark (fix-it shop owner) - read a book where the mc makes a serious mistake
The Darlings (a family who plays bluegrass music) - read a book set in or near Kentucky (the Bluegrass State)
Harold Grigsby (owns the saw mill) - read a book with trees on the cover

* bonus points if the romance involves a teacher :)


message 12: by Book Concierge (last edited May 31, 2018 04:57AM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2371 comments (Fictional) Cities of the World - Mayberry NC
Begins: 01May18 / Ends: 31May18



12 completed

(I alphabetized the list)

Andy Taylor - read a book where the mc is a single parent - MIA in Little Fires Everywhere ✔ – 17May18

Art Crowley (the grocer) - read a book with lots of nature on the cover

Barney Fife (Andy's lifelong friend) - read a book where friendship plays an important part - The Rooster Bar ✔ – 01May18

Beatrice Taylor - read a book where the mc has a nickname - STEM in A Spool of Blue Thread ✔ – 15May18

Ben Weaver (the flint-hearted store owner and landlord) - read a book where you have little sympathy for a main character - The Good Nurse ✔ – 05May18

Clara Edwards - read a book where the mc has a sidekick - Jem & Scout have DILL in To Kill a Mockingbird ✔ - 30May

Darlings (a family who plays bluegrass music) - read a book set in or near Kentucky (the Bluegrass State)

Emma Brand (serial jaywalker and hypochondriac) - read a book where the mc breaks the law in some way

Emmett Clark - read a book where the mc makes a serious mistake - Dark Places ✔ – 25May18

Ernest T. Bass (a troublemaker fond of throwing rocks through windows) - read a book with a window on the cover

Floyd Lawson - read a book where the mc has long hair - Dead, Bath, and Beyond ✔ – 27May18

Gomer Pyle (service station attendant at Wally's Garage for three seasons, left Mayberry to join the Marine Corps) - read a book where the mc changes jobs

Harold Grigsby - trees on the cover - City of Bones (Harry Bosch, #8; Harry Bosch Universe, #10) by Michael Connelly ✔ – 22May18

Helen Crump - read a romance - Mad Love ✔ - 30May18

Henry Bennett - read a book where the mc has a series of troubles - The Beauty of Humanity Movement ✔ – 23May18

Opie Taylor (Andy's son) - read a book where the mc is younger than 13

Otis Campbell (town drunk and a descendant of a Revolutionary War hero) - read a book where a character drinks too much alcohol

Sandy (a square dance caller) - read a book where there is dancing

Sarah (the never seen operator) - no person on the cover - Origin (Robert Langdon, #5) by Dan Brown ✔ – 10May18

Thelma Lou - read a book that was made into a movie - Smilla's Sense of Snow ✔ – 12May18


message 13: by Meg (last edited May 31, 2018 09:12AM) (new)

Meg (makeli2) | 1163 comments Looks fun!

Duration: May 1 - 31, 2018

Mayberrians
Ernest T. Bass - read a book with a window on the cover
Assaulted Caramel (Amanda Flowers) - done
Emma Brand - read a book where the mc breaks the law in some way - done
Blownup in Paradise (Deborah Brown) - done
Otis Campbell - read a book where a character drinks too much alcohol
Immortal in Death (J D Robb) - done
Helen Crump - read a romance *
The Bride - done
Barney Fife - read a book where friendship plays an important part
Lethal Black Dress (Ellen Byerrum) - done
Floyd Lawson (barber at Floyd's Barber Shop) - read a book where the mc has long hair
Gomer Pyle - read a book where the mc changes jobs
Sharpe Shooter (Lisa B. Thomas) - done
Sarah - read a book with no person on the cover
Cardiac Arrest (Lisa Q Mathews) - done
Andy Taylor (sheriff and widowed father) - read a book where the mc is a single parent
Beatrice Taylor - read a book where the mc has a nickname
Witches and Wedding Cakes (Raven Snow) - done
Clara Edwards - read a book where the mc has a sidekick
Mrs. Jeffries Reveals Her Art (Emily Brightwell) - done
Opie Taylor (Andy's son) - read a book where the mc is younger than 13
Ben Weaver (the flint-hearted store owner and landlord) - read a book where you have little sympathy for a main character
Henry Bennett - read a book where the mc has a series of troubles
Undertaking Irene (Pamela Burford) - done
Sandy (a square dance caller) - read a book where there is dancing
Thelma Lou (Barney's sweetheart) - read a book that was made into a movie *
Art Crowley - read a book with lots of nature on the cover
Booked 4 Murder (J. C. Eaton) - done
Emmett Clark (fix-it shop owner) - read a book where the mc makes a serious mistake
The Darlings (a family who plays bluegrass music) - read a book set in or near Kentucky (the Bluegrass State)
Harold Grigsby) - read a book with trees on the cover
The Valentine Mystery (Kathi Daley) - done

Assaulted Caramel (Amish Candy Shop Mystery, #1) by Amanda Flower Blownup in Paradise (Paradise #14) by Deborah Brown Immortal in Death (In Death, #3) by J.D. Robb The Bride (Lairds' Fiancées, #1) by Julie Garwood Lethal Black Dress (A Crime of Fashion Mystery, #10) by Ellen Byerrum Sharpe Shooter (Maycroft Mystery #1) by Lisa B. Thomas Cardiac Arrest (The Ladies Smythe & Westin) by Lisa Q. Mathews Witches and Wedding Cakes (Harper "Foxxy" Beck #9) by Raven Snow Mrs. Jeffries Reveals Her Art (Mrs. Jeffries, #12) by Emily Brightwell Undertaking Irene (Jane Delaney Mysteries) by Pamela Burford Booked 4 Murder (Sophie Kimball Mystery, #1) by J.C. Eaton The Valentine Mystery (Tess and Tilly #2) by Kathi Daley


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Ernest T. Bass (a troublemaker fond of throwing rocks through windows) - read a book with a window on the cover- The Tale of Hill Top Farm
Emma Brand (serial jaywalker and hypochondriac) - read a book where the mc breaks the law in some way
Otis Campbell (town drunk and a descendant of a Revolutionary War hero) - read a book where a character drinks too much alcohol
Helen Crump (Opie's teacher and Andy's girlfriend) - read a romance *
Barney Fife (Andy's lifelong friend) - read a book where friendship plays an important part
Floyd Lawson (barber at Floyd's Barber Shop) - read a book where the mc has long hair- Night of Cake & Puppets
Gomer Pyle (service station attendant at Wally's Garage for three seasons, left Mayberry to join the Marine Corps) - read a book where the mc changes jobs
Sarah (the often spoken to, but never seen, telephone operator) - read a book with no person on the cover
Andy Taylor (sheriff and widowed father) - read a book where the mc is a single parent
Beatrice Taylor (Andy's aunt, known as Aunt Bee) - read a book where the mc has a nickname
Clara Edwards (Aunt Bee's best friend) - read a book where the mc has a sidekick
Opie Taylor (Andy's son) - read a book where the mc is younger than 13
Ben Weaver (the flint-hearted store owner and landlord) - read a book where you have little sympathy for a main character
Henry Bennett (accused of being a jinx) - read a book where the mc has a series of troubles
Sandy (a square dance caller) - read a book where there is dancing
Thelma Lou (Barney's sweetheart) - read a book that was made into a movie *
Art Crowley (the grocer) - read a book with lots of nature on the cover
Emmett Clark (fix-it shop owner) - read a book where the mc makes a serious mistake
The Darlings (a family who plays bluegrass music) - read a book set in or near Kentucky (the Bluegrass State)
Harold Grigsby (owns the saw mill) - read a book with trees on the cover

* bonus points if the romance involves a teacher :)
* Thelma and Louise


message 15: by Rissa (new)

Rissa | 566 comments Finished! See message 4! :)


message 16: by Nicole (new)

Nicole P All done :)

Message #5


message 17: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 2472 comments Done on post #3
Read 14 books!


message 18: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2371 comments Update messasge # 13 - 12 tasks completed


message 19: by Cindy III (new)

Cindy III | 340 comments msg. 11 complete. 2/2 books


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