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message 4: by Deanna (last edited Jul 24, 2018 08:11AM) (new)

Deanna | 2583 comments REMINDER

Prior to posting please make sure to add your book to your team shelf.

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message 5: by Deanna (last edited May 14, 2018 12:30PM) (new)

Deanna | 2583 comments
Completion post format

Title:
Author:
Page count:
Date read:

Challenge*:
How it fits*:

BOM or BR (please link to comments)*:

*optional


message 6: by Deanna (last edited May 11, 2018 06:31PM) (new)

Deanna | 2583 comments Explanation of format

Challenge options: spells, classes, Tri-Wizard, or quidditch

How it fits:
*For spell-it-outs add potential letter(s). If using character name or narrator, please provide name here as well.
*For other options make a brief explanation of how it applies to a task


BOM or BR:
*For BR, please post a link to your comments.
*For BOM participation, please post a link to your comments.
If you write questions, please link to those as well.



message 7: by Deanna (last edited May 11, 2018 06:22PM) (new)

Deanna | 2583 comments Examples

Title: X Marks the Scot
Author: Kaitlyn Dunnett
Page count: 304
Date read: 5/16/2018

Challenge: spells
How it fits: letters x, k, d

BOM or BR (please link to comments): BR
http://www.goodreads...first_comment

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For a class task: Read a book with a red cover

Title: Wicked Appetite
Author: Janet Evanovich
Page count: 313
Date read: 5/20/2018

Challenge: class
How it fits: red cover

BOM or BR (please link to comments):


message 8: by Deanna (new)

Deanna | 2583 comments Reserved


message 9: by Kirsten (last edited May 17, 2018 11:41AM) (new)

Kirsten (kielianne) | 940 comments Completion post

Title: The Clue in the Diary
Author: Carolyn Keene
Page count: 202
Date read: May 11, 2018

Challenge: spells
How it fits: b, c, d, f, g, h, k, m, n, o, p, r, s, t
characters: Nancy Drew, George Fayne, Bess Marvin, Oscar Peterson, Felix Raybolt, Honey Swenson, Tim, Hannah

EDIT: The Clue in the Diary (Nancy Drew, #7) by Carolyn Keene
classes
Care of Magical Creatures: breathes fire (fire on cover); localization: River Heights, USA, burned foundation of an old house; classification: rating: 3
Charms: fire-making spell (if paired with a book with a not-on-fire house on the cover)
Transfiguration: person to cat (if paired with a book with a cat on the cover)
History of Magic: title could be possibly used as part of the essay


message 10: by Erin (last edited May 17, 2018 01:28PM) (new)

Erin | 608 comments A Court of Frost and Starlight (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #3.1) by Sarah J. Maas
Title: A Court of Frost and Starlight
Author: Sarah J Maas
page count: 272
Date read: 5/11/18

Challenge: Spells
How it fits: a, c, e, f, m, r, v
characters: Amren, Cassian, Elain, Feyre, Morrigan, Rhysand, Varian

Edit: Classes- Astronomy
How it fits: "Starlight" in title



message 11: by Skandia (new)

Skandia (sfgirl) | 1720 comments The Evolution of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #2) by Michelle Hodkin
Title: The Evolution of Mara Dyer
Author: Michelle Hodkin
Page count: 545
Date read: May 12, 2018

Challenge*: spells
How it fits*: E, M, H, D, N, S, J
characters: Mara Dyer, Noah Shaw, Jude


message 12: by Kirsten (last edited May 17, 2018 11:42AM) (new)

Kirsten (kielianne) | 940 comments Title: The Tower Treasure
Author: Franklin W. Dixon
Page count: 180
Date read: May 12, 2018

Challenge*: spells
How it fits*: a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, l, m, o, p, r, s, t
characters: Hurd Applegate, Biff, Chet Morton, Ezra, Jerry Gilroy, Joe Hardy, Iola, Laura, Oscar, Tony Prito, Henry Robinson, Callie Shaw

EDIT: The Hardy Boys #1 The Tower Treasure by Franklin W. Dixon
classes
Care of Magical Creatures: localization: inside an old watertower, USA; classification: rating: 3
Transfiguration: person to cat (if paired with a book with a cat on the cover)
History of Magic: title could be possibly used as part of the essay


message 13: by Ashleigh (new)

Ashleigh | 558 comments Title: Leah on the Offbeat
Author: Becky Albertalli
Page Count: 368
Date Read: 13/05/18

Challenge: spells
How it fits: L B A S N T M C G W
Characters: Leah, Simon, Nick, Nora, Abby, Anna, Morgan, Garrett, Wells, Cal, Bram, Taylor


message 14: by Deanna (last edited May 13, 2018 12:59PM) (new)

Deanna | 2583 comments Title: Homicidal Aliens and Other Disappointments
Author: Brian Yansky
Page count: 336
Date read: 5/13/2018

Challenge*: spells
How it fits*: H, B, Y
series A - Alien Invasion #2


message 15: by Deanna (new)

Deanna | 2583 comments Title: The Opal Deception
Author: Eion Colfer
Page count: 342
Date read: 5/13/2018

Challenge*: spells
How it fits*: O, E, C


message 16: by Kirsten (last edited May 13, 2018 12:31PM) (new)

Kirsten (kielianne) | 940 comments Deanna wrote: "Title: Homicidal Aliens and Other Disappointments
Author: Brian Yansky
Page count: 336
Date read: 5/13/2018

Challenge*: spells
How it fits*: H, B, Y"


surely these work for more letters than that, when you consider the character names...


message 17: by Deanna (new)

Deanna | 2583 comments Kirsten wrote: "Deanna wrote: "Title: Homicidal Aliens and Other Disappointments
Author: Brian Yansky
Page count: 336
Date read: 5/13/2018

Challenge*: spells
How it fits*: H, B, Y"

surely these w..."

I was planning to put it either in the Y or one of the A spaces. If I didn't have a specific spot in mind already, I would list more options for later.


message 18: by Deanna (new)

Deanna | 2583 comments Title: Shiftless
Author: Aimee Easterling
Page count: 185
Date read:5/13/2018

Challenge*: class / spells
How it fits*: werewolves or S, A, E, series W, T (Terra)


message 19: by Deanna (new)

Deanna | 2583 comments Title: A Spirited Manor
Author: Kate Danley
Page count: 176
Date read: 5/13/2018

Challenge*: spells
How it fits*: S, K, D, series O, Clara, Wesley Lowenherz


message 20: by Erin (new)

Erin | 608 comments Title: One Good Earl Deserves a Lover
Author: Sarah MacLean
Page count: 384
Date read: 5/13/18

challenge: spells
How it fits: O, S, M, Phillipa, Cross, Jasper, Temple, Knight


message 21: by Ashleigh (new)

Ashleigh | 558 comments Title: Tyler Johnson Was Here
Author: Jay Coles
Pages: 305
Date read: 13/05/18

Challenge: spells
How it fits: T J C M F G I
Characters: Tyler Johnson, Marvin, Faith, G-Mo, Ivy


message 22: by Kirsten (last edited May 17, 2018 11:42AM) (new)

Kirsten (kielianne) | 940 comments Title: The House on the Cliff
Author:Franklin W. Dixon
Page count: 180
Date read: May 14, 2018

Challenge: spells
How it fits*: b, c, d, f, h, i, l, m, p, s, t
characters: Bill, Chet Morton, Joe Hardy, Iola, Laura, Pretzel Pete, Callie Shaw, Tony

EDIT: The House on the Cliff (Hardy Boys, #2) by Franklin W. Dixon
classes
Care of Magical Creatures: localization: on a cliff, in the hidden harbour under the cliff, in the dark rooms underground leading from the water's edge up to the house on the cliff, in the water; classification: rating: 3
History of Magic: title could be possibly used as part of the essay
Charms: water-making spell? (if paired with a book with maybe a boat on dry land on the cover)


message 23: by Camilla (new)

Camilla | 1668 comments Completion post

Title: I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream
Author: Harlan Ellison
Page count: 152
Date read: 13 May

Challenge: spells
How it fits: i, h, e, g, b, t, n, s, f, o, c, w, r, p, m, k
Characters: Gorrister, Benny, Ted, Nimdok, Sam, Fritz, Ordak, Cornfeld, Wayne Rennert, Paul, Maggie, Kostner


message 24: by Deanna (new)

Deanna | 2583 comments UPDATED TO HERE


message 25: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten (kielianne) | 940 comments Deanna wrote: "UPDATED TO HERE"

not sure if it'll pose an issue later on, but my book The House on the Cliff was finished May 14th not May 13th (at least in my timezone) as was inputted into the spreadsheet.


message 26: by Caroline (new)

Caroline (carolinet12) | 247 comments Kirsten wrote: "Deanna wrote: "UPDATED TO HERE"

not sure if it'll pose an issue later on, but my book The House on the Cliff was finished May 14th not May 13th (at least in my timezone) as was inputted into the s..."


Thank you Kirsten ! It is updated for may 14th :)


message 27: by megan (new)

megan | 1276 comments Title: Me Talk Pretty One Day
Author: David Sedaris
Page count: 272
Date read: 14 May 2018

How it Fits: M, D, S, H
Characters: David Sedaris, Hugh Hamrick


message 28: by Erin (last edited May 17, 2018 01:31PM) (new)

Erin | 608 comments Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty
Title: Truly Madly Guilty
Author: Liane Moriarty
pages: 544
read: 5/15/18

Spells: c, d, e, h, l, m, o, p, r, s, t, v
Clementine, Dakota, Erika, Holly, Oliver, Pam, Ruby, Sam, Vid,

Edit: Classes-Charms, Water Making Spell
How it fits: Water on the cover. I'm not sure if that fits?



message 29: by Ashleigh (new)

Ashleigh | 558 comments Title: Dear Killer
Author: Katherine Ewell
Pages: 368
Date read: 15/05/18

Challenge: spells
How it fits: D K E M V A B
Characters: Kit, Maggie Bauer, Vienna, Alex


message 30: by Amber M. (new)

Amber M. McCarter (mommyultd) | 96 comments

Updated!


message 31: by megan (new)

megan | 1276 comments Then We Came to the End
Joshua Ferris
385 pages
15 May

Characters: Lynn Mason, Chris Yopp, Tom Mota, Janine, Amber


message 32: by Kate S (new)

Kate S | 1821 comments Warp by Lev Grossman
Warp by Lev Grossman
Pages: 183
Date Finished: May 14

Challenge: Spells
Letters: E, G, H, K, L, P, W, X
Characters: Hollis Kessler, Xanthe, Eileen, Peters


message 33: by Kate S (new)

Kate S | 1821 comments All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda
All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda
Pages: 384
Date Finished: May 14

Challenge: Spells
Letters: A, C, D, E, F, M, T
Characters: Nicolette Farrell, Daniel, Tyler, Annalise Carter, Everett


message 34: by Kate S (last edited May 15, 2018 06:50PM) (new)

Kate S | 1821 comments Tell Tale Short Stories by Jeffrey Archer
Tell Tale: Short Stories by Jeffrey Archer
Pages: 288
Date Finished: May 14

Challenge: Spells
Letters: A, B, D, E, F, G, H, K, L, M, O, R, S, T, V
Characters: Antonio Rosetti, Francesca, Lombardi, Guy Stanford, Manners, Hendry, Margaret Alice Burbage, Dudley Dawson, Kelley, Ernst, Oliver, Vladimir

Challenge: Classes
Class: Herbology
How it Fits: Hard Cover book


message 35: by Kate S (last edited May 15, 2018 06:51PM) (new)

Kate S | 1821 comments Love and Ruin by Paula McLain
Love and Ruin by Paula McLain
Pages: 352
Date Finished: May 15

Challenge: Spells
Letters: B, E, G, H, L, M, P
Characters: Ernest Hemingway, Martha Gellhorn, Bum

Challenge: Classes
Class: Herbology
How it Fits: Hard Cover book


message 36: by Kate S (last edited May 15, 2018 06:51PM) (new)

Kate S | 1821 comments A State of Freedom by Neel Mukherjee
A State of Freedom by Neel Mukherjee
Pages: 278
Date Finished: May 15

Challenge: Spells
Letters: A, B, D, L, M, N, R, S, V
Characters: Renu, Lakshman, Salim, Budhuwa, Didi, Vachani

Challenge: Classes
Class: Herbology
How it Fits: Hard Cover Book


message 37: by Amber M. (new)

Amber M. McCarter (mommyultd) | 96 comments

And... Updated.

Awesome! :)


message 38: by Kirsten (last edited May 17, 2018 11:43AM) (new)

Kirsten (kielianne) | 940 comments Title:Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Author: J.K. Rowling
Page count: 332
Date read: May 16th

Challenge: spells (at least)
How it fits: a, c, d, f, g, h, l, m, n, o, p, r, s, v, w
characters: Albus Dumbledore, Crabbe, Filius Flitwick, Hermione Granger, Neville Longbottom, Draco Malfoy, Oliver Wood, Petunia, Seamus, Vernon

BR: link to one post among many

EDIT: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling
classes:
Care of Magical Creatures: localization: hogwarts, forbidden forest; feeding habits: brandy+chicken blood, rats, steak, pumpkin pasties; uses: blood, horn, (anything else mentioned in potion class); ; classification: rating: 4
Potions: equipment: mortar and pestle (grind w/ stone)


message 39: by Caroline (last edited May 16, 2018 06:12PM) (new)

Caroline (carolinet12) | 247 comments Title: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Author: J.K. Rowling
Page count: 305
Date read: May 16th

Challenge: Spells and... (I read the french version if it helps for a challenge)
How it fits*: a, c, d, f, g, h, l, m, n, o, p, r, s, v, w
characters: Albus Dumbledore, Crabbe, Filius Flitwick, Hermione Granger, Neville Longbottom, Draco, Malfoy, Oliver Wood, Petunia, Seamus, Vernon

BR : Post1 Post2 and more...


message 40: by Kirsten (last edited May 17, 2018 11:43AM) (new)

Kirsten (kielianne) | 940 comments Title: The Secret of the Caves
Author: Franklin W. Dixon
Page Count: 175 (word count: 33016)
Date Read: May 16th

Challenges: Spells
How it fits: a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, l, m, p, s, t, w
characters: Agent Alberts, Biff, Chet Morton, Dean Eastland, Gertrude, Joe Hardy, Iola, Laura, Pierre, Commander Wilson

EDIT: The Secret of the Caves (Hardy Boys, #7) by Franklin W. Dixon
classes:
Care of Magical Creatures: localization: in a cave or in water or underwater; feeding habits: fish or bacon; classification: rating: 3
History of Magic: title could be possibly used as part of the essay
Herbology: dirt on cover
Potions: equipment: mortar and pestle (grind w/ rock)
Transfiguration: person or rock (to animal, etc.)


message 41: by Skandia (new)

Skandia (sfgirl) | 1720 comments How to Break an Undead Heart (The Beginner's Guide to Necromancy #3) by Hailey Edwards
How to Break an Undead Heart by Hailey Edwards
296 pages
Date read: 05/16/2018

Spells: H, E, B , P, A, L, G, W, M
Characters: Grier Woolworth, Boaz Pritchard, Amelie Prichard, Linus, Meiko


message 42: by Caroline (new)

Caroline (carolinet12) | 247 comments Updated to here


message 43: by Brooke (last edited May 17, 2018 06:55AM) (new)

Brooke | 1199 comments Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, #3) by Jim Butcher
Title: Grave Peril
Author: Jim Butcher
384 pages
Date read: 05.15.18

Challenge: Spells - G, J, B, H, D, M, K, S, C, L
Characters: Harry Dresden, Michael Carpenter, Karrin Murphy, Susan, Charity, Lydia

Challenge: Class - Divination
Character Lydia gets prophetic visions known as "Cassandra's Tears". One is described on pg. 27-28

Challenge: Class - History of Magic
Title could be used in the essay.


message 44: by Brooke (new)

Brooke | 1199 comments The Coincidence of Coconut Cake by Amy E. Reichert
Title: The Coincidence of Coconut Cake
Author: Amy Reichart
318 pages
Date read 05.15.18

Challenge: Spells - C, A, R, E, H, D, J
Characters: Elizabeth Johnson, Harley, Sue, Devlin, Al, John

Challenge: Class - Herbology
This is a fluffy/chick-lit book.


message 45: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten (kielianne) | 940 comments I have now updated all my previously completed books with how they can possibly used for the classes.


message 46: by Camilla (new)

Camilla | 1668 comments Title: Points of Departure: Stories
Author: Pat Murphy
Page Count: 417
Date Read: 17 May

Challenges: Spells
How it fits: p, m, l, a, e, j, t, k, n, s, g, f, c, d, x, r, h, b, v
characters: Liz, Amanda, Elsa, Mr Jacobs, Terry, Karen, Nick, Sam, Gregorio, Fynn, Cynthia, Dolores, Xavier, Rachel, John Hunter, Charlie Bryne, Joe Vance

Challenges: Classes (at least these, maybe some other ones too)
- Care of magical creatures: there are some animals on the cover if we want to use them
Points of Departure Stories by Pat Murphy
- Feeding habits: at least meat, cheese, bread mentioned
- Uses: at least feathers mentioned
- Banishing charm? title contains departure, would that work?
- Divination: Katherine reads tarot cards
- Potion ingredients: contains "worm"


message 47: by Erin (new)

Erin | 608 comments Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin
Title: Fever Dream
Author: Samantha Schweblin
Read: 5/17/18
Pages: 192

Task:
Classes: Potions- Collect ingredients, Flobberworm mucus
How it fits: this book mentions worms so many times

Classes: Care of magical beasts
How it fits: the horse head on the cover


message 48: by Ashleigh (new)

Ashleigh | 558 comments Title: Unbury Carol
Author: Josh Malerman
Pages: 384
Date read: 17/05/18

Challenge: spells
How it fits: U C J M D E F S L O R B
Characters: Carol Evers, James Moxie, Dwight, Farrah, Smoke, Lafayette, Opal, Rinaldo, Bunny


Lindsay♫SingerOfStories♫ (lindsaysingerofstories) | 597 comments Title: Stranger Than Fanfiction
Author: Chris Colfer
Page count: 272
Date read: 5/16/18

Challenge*: Spells? (I'm behind on these, I'm sorry guys! If it fits somewhere else, feel free to move it!!)
How it fits*: Characters - Sam, Topher, Joey, Mo, and Cash


message 50: by megan (new)

megan | 1276 comments My Planet: Finding Humor in the Oddest Places
Mary Roach
210 pages
17 May

Class: Astronomy - celestial body in title


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