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message 1: by C.P. (last edited Jun 28, 2018 01:47PM) (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments Check in by the first, Jackie!

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Alabama
- Read a book which has something yellow on the cover (Alabama is nicknamed the Yellowhammer state)
- Read a book with the letters "S", "H" and "A" in the title. (The song "Sweet Home Alabama" is a song by the band Lynyrd Skynyrd)

Alaska
- Read a book by "John Green" (John Green wrote the book "Looking for Alaska")
- Read a book with the letters "T", "A" and "X" in the title. (Alaska's biggest city, Anchorage, has been ranked as the most tax friendly city in the U.S.): The Adoration of Jenna Fox

Arizona
- Read a book with wings on the cover. (The state capital is Phoenix, which is also the name of a mythical bird.): Flame in the Mist
- Read a book beginning with "P" (For the State Capital Phoenix)

Arkansas
- Read a book with "Hot" in the title. (Arkansas has a city called Hot Springs Village)
- Read a book where the main characters name begins with "A"

California
- Read a book with stars on the cover. (The states largest city Los Angeles, is home to Hollywood's Walk of Fame.)
- Read a book first published in 2007. (The Big Bang Theory is set in California, and it's pilot episode aired on September 24th 2007.)

Colorado
- Read a book with the letters "M", "O", "O", and "N" in the title. (Tim Allen was the voice behind "Buzz Lightyear" and was born in Colorado. The character name "Buzz Lightyear" was inspired by Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the moon.)
- Read a book where the main character's name begins with "C": The Breakdown - Character's name is Cass

Connecticut
- Read a book with "Girl" in the title. (The Gilmore Girls took place in Connecticut.)
- Read a book where the main character attends university. (Yale is in Connecticut.)

Delaware
- Read a book which starts with the letter "W" (Delaware's largest city is Wilmington)
- Read a book that's first in series. (Delaware is known as "The first state"): Inkheart

Florida
- Read a book with sunglasses on the cover. (Florida's nickname is The sunshine state)
- Read a book by an author who's last name begins with "D" (Disneyland is a popular tourist attraction in Florida.)

Georgia
- Read a book which has a metal in the title. (Iron, Steel, Copper, Silver, Gold, ect.) (Georgia has a town called Iron City): Iron Gold
- Read a post-apocalyptic book. (The Walking Dead is filmed in Georgia.): Rip Tide

Hawaii
- Read a book which has "Heaven" or "Hell" in the title. (Bruno Mars was born here, and sang "Locked out of Heaven")
- Read a crime novel. (For Hawaii Five-O)

Idaho
- Read a book with food on the cover or in the title. (One of Idaho's nicknames is the potato state)
- Read a paranormal book. (Idaho has a city called Winchester. In the show Supernatural, the brothers surnames are Winchester.)

Illinois
- Read a book with "Pretty" in the title. (The first season of Prison Break was mainly filmed in Illinois largest city, Chicago, and the main character is often called "Pretty" by T-bag.)
- Read a book by an author who's first or last name starts with "V" (Veronica Roth's book, Divergent, was set in a post apocalyptic Chicago.)

Indiana
- Read a book which is part of a five book series. (Michael Jackson was born here, and was one fifth of the band "The Jackson Five"): The Titan's Curse - book three in a five book series
- Read a book with a hat on the cover. (Indiana Jones shares the state's name.)

Iowa
- Read a book first published in September (any year) (The name of Iowa's state capital was incorporated on September 22nd 1851, as "Fort Des Moines", which was shortened to "Des Moines" in 1857)
- Read a book where the main characters name begins with "I"

Kansas
- Read a book with red shoes on the cover. (The Wizard of Oz's Dorothy was from Kansas, and wore red shoes.)
- Read a book tagged as "LGBT" (Must be in the top 20 tags) (Eric Stonestreet was born here, and plays Cameron Tucker in Modern Family.)

Kentucky
- Read a book first published in June. (Any year) (The state was founded on June 1st, 1792): Midnight Jewel
- Read a book where the main characters name begins with "K": A is for Alibi

Louisiana
- Read a book with the letters "B", "A", "L" and "L" in the title. (Louisiana has a town called Ball.)
- Read a book about witches. (The third season of American Horror Story took place in Louisiana, and was about a coven of witches.)

Maine
- Read a book that was first published in August. (Any year.) (The state capital is Augusta.)
- Read a horror novel. (Stephen King was born in Maine.)

Maryland
- Read a book with "Queen" in the title. (Maryland was named after the Queen Henrietta Maria of France)
- Read a new book (First published in 2018) (Maryland's biggest city is Baltimore. Randy Newman sang a song called "In Baltimore"): Furyborn, released in May

Massachusetts
- Read a book where the main character is an athlete. (Massachusetts state capital, Boston, is well known for it's marathons.)
- Read a book which has 600 pages or more. (A chunky book can seem just as long as the Boston marathon.): Sins of Empire, at least 624 pages

Michigan
- Read a book with a vehicle on the cover. (Michigan's largest city, Detroit, is known as the car capital of the world): Behemoth
- Read a book by an author who's last name is Jones. (Michigan has a city called Jonesville.)

Minnesota
- Read a book with a number in the title. (The state has a large number of lakes, and is known by the slogan "Land of 10,000 Lakes")
- Read a book about aliens. (Jason Behr was born here. He played an alien is Roswell.)

Mississippi
- Read a book where the main characters name begins with "J" (Mississippi's state capital is Jackson.)
- Read a book with an animal on the cover or in the title. (Elvis Presley was born here, and sang "Hound dog")

Missouri
- Read a book by an author who's initials are "J.C" (Missouri's state capital is Jefferson City)
- Read a book where the main characters name begins with "M": Inkheart, Meggie is the MC


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Alaina (ameserole) I'm here :D <3


message 3: by C.P. (last edited Jun 24, 2018 11:39AM) (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments Rest of the tracking

Montana
- Read a book by an author who's first name starts with "H" (For Montana's State Capital Helena.)
- Read a book about wolves/shapeshifters. (Montana has a city called Wolf Point.)

Nebraska
- Read a book first published in March. (Any year) (The state was founded on March 1st, 1867)
- Read a contemporary novel. (Rainbow Rowell was born in Nebraska.)

Nevada
- Read a murder mystery. (Brandon Flowers was born here, and is part of the band "The Killers")
- Read a book by Nicholas Sparks. (There's a city in Nevada called Sparks.)

New Hampshire
- Read a book which has something green on the cover. (New Hampshire has cities called Greenfield, Greenland and Greenville)
- Read a book where the main characters name begins with "N"

New Jersey
- Read a book with "Love" in the title. (Whitney Houston was born here, and sang "I will always love you")
- Read a book which has a character with black hair on the cover. (Laura Prepon, from Orange is the new black and That 70's show, was born here): Sabriel

New Mexico
- Read a book first published in October. (New Mexico's largest city, Albuquerque, is home to the international balloon fiesta, which takes place in October)
- Read a book with clouds on the cover. (New Mexico has a village called Cloudcroft.)

New York
- Read a book with the letters "S", "V" and "U" in the title. (Law and Order: Special Victim's Unit is set in New York)
- Read a book with a family member in the title. (Mother, Father, Daughter, Son, Sister, Brother, Husband, Wife, ect.) (How I Met Your Mother was set in New York.)

North Carolina
- Read a book with blood on the cover. (Michael C. Hall was born here, and played the titled character in "Dexter")
- Read a book where the main characters name features an "N" and a "C" (Can be anywhere in the first name.)

North Dakota
- Read a book with buildings on the cover. (North Dakota contains the tallest human-made structure in the Western Hemisphere)
- Read a book with trees on the cover. (North Dakota has cities called Northwood, Harwood, Underwood, Lidgerwood, Sherwood, Spiritwood lake, Briarwood, Woodworth and Forest River)

Ohio
- Read a book with an electronic device on the cover. (Ohio's state capital, Columbus, was ranked as the number one up and coming tech city in the nation, in 2008.)
- Read a book first published in July. (Any year) (Ohio has a city called Independence, and Independence day is in July.): Age of War, releases in July 2018

Oklahoma
- Read a book that features a love triangle. (There was one in the musical, Oklahoma!)
- Read a book with a bow or arrow on the cover or in the title. (Oklahoma has a city called Broken Arrow)

Oregon
- Read a book with flowers on the cover. (Oregon's largest city, Portland, has been nicknamed "The city of roses" for over a century.)
- Read a book where the main characters name begins with "O": Smoke in the Sun, mc is Okami

Pennsylvania
- Read a book with "Lie" in the title. (Pretty little liars was based in Pennsylvania.)
- Read a book which was first published before the year 1989. (Taylor Swift was born here in 1989.): The Tombs of Atuan, first published in 1970

Rhode Island
- Read a book with water on the cover. (Rhode Island's official nickname is The Ocean State.)
- Read a book where the main characters name begins with "R"

South Carolina
- Read a book by an author who's first or last name is "Charles" (South Carolina was named in Honour of King Charles I of England, who first formed the English colony. with Carolus being Latin for "Charles")
- Read a book that has a character with red hair on the cover. (The main character in the series, The Selection, has red hair. The author, Kiera Cass, was born here.)

South Dakota
- Read a book first published in November. (Any year) (Pierre has been the state capital since South Dakota gained statehood on November 2nd, 1889): The Alloy of Law
- Read a book where the main characters name begins with "S"

Tennessee
- Read a book with a musical instrument on the cover. (The state capital, Nashville, is famed for it's music.)
- Read a book by an author who has written ten books. (Anthologies count as one)

Texas
- Read a book about twins. (Beyonce was born here, and has twins.)
- Read a book about ghosts. (Patrick Swayze was born here, and was in the movie "Ghost")

Utah
- Read a book beginning with the letter "U"
- Read a book with snow on the cover. (Utah's state capital, Salt Lake City, hosted the winter Olympics in 2002)

Vermont
- Read a book with the letters "S", "A", "F" and "E" in the title. (In 2016, Vermont was ranked as the safest state in the country.)
- Read a book where the main characters name features a "V" (Can be anywhere in the first name.)

Virginia
- Read a book about Vampires. (The Vampire Diaries was set in Virginia.)
- Read a book with the letters "B", "A" and "U" in the title. (The BAU (Behavioral Analysis Unit) team in Criminal Minds are based in Virginia.)

Washington
- Read a book first published in January. (Any year) (Washington's state capital, Olympia, was incorporated on January 28th 1859.): A Crack in the Edge of the World
- Read a book which has a colour in the title. (Grey's Anatomy is set in Washington's largest city, Seattle.)

West Virginia
- Read a book by an author who's first or last name is "John" (John Denver sang the song "Take me home, Country Roads")
- Read a book tagged as "Funny", "Humour" or "Comedy". (Must be in the top 20 tags, but can be slightly different to the listed three.) (The movie, Tucker & Dale vs. Evil, was set in West Virginia.)

Wisconsin
- Read a book with the letters "C", "O" and "W" in the title. (Wisconsin is known as "America's Dairyland")
- Read a book beginning with "M" (Wisconsin's state capital is Madison.)

Wyoming
- Read a book which has less than 100 ratings. (Wyoming is the least populated state in the U.S.): The Past is Rising, possibly...
- Read a book by a female author. (Wyoming was the first state to grant women the right to vote.


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Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4482 comments Here


message 5: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments I added all of the categories into the first post. :)


message 6: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4482 comments C.P. wrote: "I added all of the categories into the first post. :)"

Awesome! How do we want to go about planning, if at all? Do we just want to read, or do we want a tentative plan?


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C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments I haven't compared my planned reads to the categories, but we could do that. I'm good with just reading and seeing what happens.


message 8: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4482 comments Books I'm planning to read:
Inkheart (Inkworld, #1) by Cornelia Funke
Flame in the Mist (Flame in the Mist, #1) by Renee Ahdieh
The Breakdown by B.A. Paris
Furyborn (Empirium, #1) by Claire Legrand
A Crack in the Edge of the World by Simon Winchester
Iron Gold (Red Rising, #4) by Pierce Brown


message 9: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments I found places for our books! Well, I will edit since you posted this new comment. :)


message 10: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4482 comments I'm Taking Missouri - Main character's name begins with "M".


message 11: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments Awesome. I will mark that off on our tracking post.


message 12: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4482 comments Great! I am going to write my review for the breakdown right now and post it.


message 13: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments Alright. I will cross that off our tracking post as well.


message 14: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments Finished a book!


message 15: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4482 comments Great job! Did you like it?


message 16: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments It was ok. Not great, but I did like it. Gabriel by Garth Nix.


message 17: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4482 comments I'm glad you at least enjoyed it.


message 18: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments Posted my review for Inkheart!


message 19: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4482 comments Awesome! As I said, I have three reviews to post. I should have a fourth in the next coming days, but I am trying to read the book for school.


message 20: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments Sweet! How much have you gotten read of the school book?


message 21: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4482 comments Only about 3%


message 22: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments We can use A is For Alibi for Kentucky-characte name begins with K. I will update the list later. :)


message 23: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4482 comments Awesome! I am 16% through that book and about 40% through the book I need for school.


message 24: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments Sweet!


message 25: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4482 comments Yay!! We are now at 49 points!! I still have two or three books to post, but I am focusing on my test right now. I’m so sorry!


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Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 22839 comments Jackie: S,H,A in the title - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


message 27: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4482 comments Thanks!


message 28: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments This was for fun, so we don't need to stress about points!


message 29: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 22839 comments Jackie wrote: "Thanks!"

NP. :D


message 30: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments I've finished one book for us and will post when I get a chance. My other one didn't end up working since it was only 11 months since I read it last.


message 31: by Jackie (new)

Jackie (jackiegirl02) | 4482 comments No problem! I have some books to post as well. Don’t worry about your book not working out. Hope you enjoyed it anyway.


message 32: by C.P. (new)

C.P. Cabaniss (cpcabaniss) | 3719 comments I actually had two anyway...just not that one. Just posted them. And yes, the reread was excellent! Love those books.


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