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message 1: by Abbie (last edited May 27, 2018 02:13AM) (new)

Abbie | 27856 comments Solo - Karen

Please post reviews like this;

I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies, #1) by Pittacus Lore
State&Description: (Eg: Minnesota - number in title)
Review: Link
Buddy: Link
Pages: Link


message 2: by Abbie (last edited Jun 30, 2018 02:31AM) (new)

Abbie | 27856 comments 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")
Let it Snow
- 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.)

Arizona
- Read a book with wings on the cover. (The state capital is Phoenix, which is also the name of a mythical bird.)
- 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.)
Legendary
- 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.)
Magic Bites

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"

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)
White Rabbit, Red Wolf
- Read a book that's first in series. (Delaware is known as "The first state")
A French Girl in New York

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)
- Read a post-apocalyptic book. (The Walking Dead is filmed in Georgia.)

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.)
Pretty Girls Dancing
- 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.)
Her Hidden Life

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")
- 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.)
Miss Apple Pants
- 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.)
Floored

Kentucky
- Read a book first published in June. (Any year) (The state was founded on June 1st, 1792)
The Leaving
- Read a book where the main characters name begins with "K"
You Wish

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")

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.)

Michigan
- Read a book with a vehicle on the cover. (Michigan's largest city, Detroit, is known as the car capital of the world)
- 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")
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives
- Read a book about aliens. (Jason Behr was born here. He played an alien is Roswell.)
The War of the Worlds

Mississippi
- Read a book where the main characters name begins with "J" (Mississippi's state capital is Jackson.)
Embassy of the Dead
- 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"

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.)


message 3: by Abbie (last edited Jun 25, 2018 07:25AM) (new)

Abbie | 27856 comments 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.)
Social Creature

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)

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)
Roomies
- 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)
The Tall Man

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.)

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"

Pennsylvania
- Read a book with "Lie" in the title. (Pretty little liars was based in Pennsylvania.)
Three Little Lies
- Read a book which was first published before the year 1989. (Taylor Swift was born here in 1989.)

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)
- 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.)
Run, Riot
- 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.)
The Pageant
- 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.)
Batter Up

Washington
- Read a book first published in January. (Any year) (Washington's state capital, Olympia, was incorporated on January 28th 1859.)
All Fall Down
- Read a book which has a colour in the title. (Grey's Anatomy is set in Washington's largest city, Seattle.)
The Blue Pool

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.)
- Read a book by a female author. (Wyoming was the first state to grant women the right to vote.)
Jigs & Reels: Stories


message 4: by Karen (new)

Karen Barber | 11327 comments The Blue Pool by Siobhan MacDonald
State and description: Washington - book with a colour in the title
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 298 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Buddy read: n/a


message 5: by Abbie (new)

Abbie | 27856 comments Karen wrote: "The Blue Pool by Siobhan MacDonald
State and description: Washington - book with a colour in the title
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 298 https://www.goodreads.com/..."


How much of this did you read in June?


message 6: by Karen (last edited Jun 02, 2018 02:55AM) (new)

Karen Barber | 11327 comments Abbie wrote: "Karen wrote: "The Blue Pool by Siobhan MacDonald
State and description: Washington - book with a colour in the title
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 298 https://www...."


Hi Abbie,
I read it on June 1st. It was one I added previously as want-to-read, but NetGalley had it as reading. Started it about 4:40am my time (UK) and I know sometime this causes an issue with Goodreads tracking.


message 7: by Abbie (new)

Abbie | 27856 comments Karen wrote: "Abbie wrote: "Karen wrote: "The Blue Pool by Siobhan MacDonald
State and description: Washington - book with a colour in the title
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 29..."


Okay :)


message 8: by Abbie (new)

Abbie | 27856 comments
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message 9: by Karen (new)

Karen Barber | 11327 comments Miss Apple Pants by Charlotte Roth
State and description: Kansas - book with red shoes on the cover
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 442 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
Buddy read: n/a


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Karen Barber | 11327 comments Roomies by Christina Lauren
State and description: North Dakota - book with buildings on the cover
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 400 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...
Buddy read: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


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Karen Barber | 11327 comments The 57 Bus A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives by Dashka Slater
State and description: Minnesota - read a book with a number in the title
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 320 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Buddy read: n/a


message 12: by Abbie (new)

Abbie | 27856 comments
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message 13: by Karen (last edited Jun 04, 2018 10:04AM) (new)

Karen Barber | 11327 comments Legendary (Caraval, #2) by Stephanie Garber
State and description: California - a book with stars on the cover
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 451 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Buddy read: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


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Abbie | 27856 comments
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message 15: by Karen (new)

Karen Barber | 11327 comments Pretty Girls Dancing by Kylie Brant
State and description: Illinois - read a book with 'pretty' in the title
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 370 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Buddy read: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 16: by Abbie (last edited Jun 06, 2018 01:54AM) (new)

Abbie | 27856 comments
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Karen Barber | 11327 comments All Fall Down (Embassy Row, #1) by Ally Carter
State and description: Washington - book first published in January https://www.goodreads.com/book/photo/...
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 325 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Buddy read: n/a


message 18: by Abbie (new)

Abbie | 27856 comments
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message 19: by Karen (new)

Karen Barber | 11327 comments The Tall Man by Phoebe Locke
State and description: North Dakota - book with trees on the cover
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 352 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Buddy read: n/a


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Abbie | 27856 comments
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message 21: by Karen (new)

Karen Barber | 11327 comments The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
State and description: Minnesota - book about aliens
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 320 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
Buddy read: n/a


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Karen Barber | 11327 comments Embassy of the Dead by Will Mabbitt
state and description: Mississippi - book where main character starts with J
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 272 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Buddy read: n/a


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Abbie | 27856 comments
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message 24: by Karen (last edited Jun 11, 2018 12:00PM) (new)

Karen Barber | 11327 comments You Wish by Mandy Hubbard
State and description: Kentucky - where character's name starts with K
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 304 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7...
Buddy read: n/a


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Abbie | 27856 comments
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Karen Barber | 11327 comments White Rabbit, Red Wolf by Tom Pollock
State and description: Delaware - book that starts with W
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 400 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Buddy read: n/a


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Karen Barber | 11327 comments Run, Riot by Nikesh Shukla
State and description: Texas - book about twins
Pages: 400 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Buddy read: n/a


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Abbie | 27856 comments
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message 29: by Karen (new)

Karen Barber | 11327 comments Let it Snow by John Green
State and description: Alaska and read a book by John Green
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 400 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8...
Buddy read: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...--


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Karen Barber | 11327 comments A French Girl in New York (The French Girl #1) by Anna Adams
State and description: Delaware - book that's first in series
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 362 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Buddy read: n/a


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Abbie | 27856 comments
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message 32: by Karen (new)

Karen Barber | 11327 comments Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1) by Ilona Andrews
State and description: California - book first published in 2007
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 365 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
Buddy read: n/a


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Karen Barber | 11327 comments Three Little Lies by Laura Marshall
State and description: Pennsylvania - book with lie in title
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 400 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Buddy read: n/a


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Abbie | 27856 comments
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Karen Barber | 11327 comments The Leaving by Tara Altebrando
State and description: Kentucky - book first published in June
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 432 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Buddy read: n/a


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Abbie | 27856 comments
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message 37: by Karen (new)

Karen Barber | 11327 comments Social Creature by Tara Isabella Burton
State and description: Nebraska - read a contemporary novel
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 302 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...
Buddy read: n/a


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Karen Barber | 11327 comments Jigs & Reels Stories by Joanne Harris
State and description: Wyoming - a book by a female author
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 304 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...
Buddy read: n/a


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Karen Barber | 11327 comments The Pageant (Vampire Royals #1) by Leigh Walker
State and description: Virginia - a book about vampires
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 202 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Buddy read: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


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Abbie | 27856 comments
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Karen Barber | 11327 comments Batter Up (Bachelors of Buttermilk Falls, #1) by Robyn Neeley
State and description: Virginia - a book with 'B','A','U' in title
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 172 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
Buddy read: n/a


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Abbie | 27856 comments
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Karen Barber | 11327 comments Floored by Sara Barnard
State and description: Kansas-tagged LGBT (20th tag)
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 320 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Buddy read: n/a


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Abbie | 27856 comments
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message 45: by Karen (last edited Jun 28, 2018 10:43AM) (new)

Karen Barber | 11327 comments Her Hidden Life by V.S. Alexander
State and description: Illinois-book by a writer whose first name begins with V
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 400 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Buddy read: n/a


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Abbie | 27856 comments
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