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Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
Duration: June 1, 2018-May 31, 2019

Levels:

Level One: 5-15 tasks
Level Two: 16-30 tasks
Level Three: 31-45 tasks


TASKS:
1. George Washington (1789-1797)
Weird fact: Washington's teeth weren't made of wood.

Contrary to popular belief, George Washington's teeth weren't wooden after all. Rather, his dentures comprised a peculiar combination of animal teeth, brass screws, lead, gold wire, hippopotamus ivory, and even bone.
👨 Read a book where a character has false teeth OR with teeth on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1789-1797.

2. John Adams (1797-1801)
Weird fact: Adams damaged Shakespeare's chair.

Once upon a time, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson were best buds until political rivalry ensued. During the beginning stages of their friendship, the two traveled to Shakespeare’s residence in England where they chipped off a piece of one of Shakespeare’s chairs. Why? To have a little souvenir from one of the world’s most renowned poets and playwrights.
👨 Read a book with two best friends as the major characters OR where a character takes/buys souvenirs OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1797-1801.

3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
Weird fact: Jefferson was passionate about meteorology.

Thomas Jefferson could have been a meteorologist had the gig as president fell through. He recorded the temperature in his personal meteorological journal twice a day, once in the early morning and once in the late afternoon. Jefferson not only observed temperature ranges and disparities, he also tracked precipitation patterns.
👨 Read a book where a character is a meteorologist OR from Seasons and Weather in Titles OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1801-1809.

4. James Madison (1809-1817)
Weird fact: Madison had many financial troubles after his presidency.

Despite a successful presidency, Madison endured quite a few financial setbacks. Upon retirement, Madison took up wheat and tobacco farming in Montpelier, Virginia. However, poor weather conditions, an invasion of destructive bugs, and market prices slashed his profits. His stepson, who racked up a mountain of debt from gambling and alcohol expenses, further drained Madison's financial resources.
👨 Read a book where a character has financial problems OR with a character who is a gambler or alcoholic OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1809-1817 .

5. James Monroe (1817-1825)
Weird fact: Monroe traveled from Paris, France to Madrid, Spain by mule.

As special envoy to Spain, Monroe traveled there in 1805 in an attempt to persuade Spain to cede the territory of what is now present-day Florida to the United States. He made his journey from Paris to Madrid in a unconventional way -- by mule. Unfortunately, not even his arrival by mule could win over the Spanish.
👨 Read a book with a character who is a politician OR where a character travels to a foreign country OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1817-1825.

6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
Weird fact: Adams skinny dipped in the Potomac River daily.

This early-19th century president didn’t mind going for a dip in the Potomac River buck naked. As weird and out of the ordinary as it sounds today -- especially for a person of such great political importance -- it was a common way to bathe in rivers during that era. Evidently, a female gossip columnist sat on his clothes during one of his morning dips, and she refused to give them to him until he agreed to an interview.
👨 Read a book where a character finagles an interview OR where a character skinny dips OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1825-1829.

7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
Weird fact: Jackson killed a man during a fight.

Andrew Jackson may just be the most violent presidents of all time. Born in 1767 in the backcountry of what would now be one of the Carolinas, Jackson turned out to be a very intelligent, yet terribly insecure man. He often participated in fights, and in one such instance, he killed a man in a duel for insulting his wife Rachel.
👨 Read a book where a character gets into a fight OR set in the Carolinas OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1829-1837.

8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
Weird fact: Martin Van Buren is accredited for the phrase OK.

Have you ever thought about the origin of some common-day idioms? The origin of "OK" derives from the reelection campaign for Martin Van Buren in 1840. Buren had adopted the nickname, Old Kinderhook simply because he was born in Kinderhook, New York. His supporters used to shorten the name to OK during rallies -- and the rest is history.
👨 Read a book by an author who has three names OR where a character has a weird nickname (Tell us the nickname.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1837-1841.

9. William Henry Harrison (1841)
Weird fact: Harrison gave the longest inauguration speech.

William Henry Harrison gave the longest inauguration speech to date, estimated to be over 8,000 words long. Harrison delivered the speech in horrible weather conditions, which is believed to be the reason why he fell ill and died about a month after his inauguration. The speech lasted over 90 minutes nonstop. For reference, a typical inaugural speech has lasted anywhere between 30 minutes to one hour at most.
👨 Read a book where a character gets sick and dies OR where a character gives a speech OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1841.

10. John Tyler (1841-1845)
Weird fact: Tyler, who was born in 1790, still has two living grandchildren.

Born nearly 230 years ago, the 10th president of the United States has two still living grandchildren. Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr. and Harrison Ruffin Tyler were born in 1924 and 1928, respectively. John Tyler fathered 15 children during his life, including Harrison’s father, when John Tyler was 63. Similarly, Harrison’s father had Harrison much later in life at 75.
👨 Read a book where a major character has grandchildren OR where a character becomes a parent in middle age OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1841-1845.

11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)
Weird fact: Polk banned fun activities from the White House.

James Polk and his wife did not go down in history for being the life of the party. In fact, they were quite the opposite. Together, the two banned alcohol, card playing, and dancing from the White House.
👨 Read a book where a character does not know how to have fun OR by an author that uses a middle initial OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1845-1849.

12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)
Weird fact: Taylor, and 15 men, put a fire out caused by 600 Indians.

Taylor’s days in the earthly realm may have ended much earlier had the fire that a reported 600 Indians set off during the War of 1812 would have entrapped him. The fire happened in the middle of the night, when Taylor and 15 men were camping. Somehow, they were able to band together and extinguish the fire before the flames could get to them.
👨 Read a book where a character is a fire fighter OR where the characters go camping OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1849-1850.

13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
Weird fact: Fillmore did not have a vice president during his term.

Millard Fillmore, who became president upon the death of Zachary Taylor, did not have a vice president. Fillmore was the first of four presidents to serve without a vice president. At the time, the Constitution did not include a provision for replacing vice presidents who had died or departed from duty. That would not happen until 1967, when the 25th Amendment was ratified that allowed a president to appoint a vice president, with the approval of Congress.
👨 Read a standalone book OR a book whose title begins with M OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1850-1853.

14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
Weird fact: Pierce was arrested for running over a woman with his horse.

Franklin Pierce, the country’s 14th president, was arrested for running over a woman with his horse. He never received jail time, though, likely because of insufficient evidence. The case was dropped in 1853, his first year in office.
👨 Read a book where a character is arrested OR a Series/TBR #14 OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1853-1857.

15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)
Weird fact: Buchanan bought slaves to free them to save his reputation.

While it may sound heroic for Buchanan to have bought slaves just to set them free, it’s not entirely true. Buchanan feared that word of his sister Harriet and her husband owning slaves would get out and ruin his reputation of being neutral about the slavery issue. As a bachelor, he had no wife but a housekeeper who needed servants. Instead of freeing the slaves he bought, he kept them as servants of his household.
👨 Read a book where a character is a slave or servant OR with a character that is worried about their reputation OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1857-1861.

16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
Weird fact: Lincoln won all but one wrestling matches.

Abraham Lincoln is remembered fondly for a myriad of reasons, namely for issuing the Emancipation Proclamation that abolished slavery. What is less known about Lincoln, however, is his extraordinary strength and athleticism. Lincoln won all but one of his wrestling matches.
👨 Read a book where a character has extraordinary strength and athleticism OR by an author whose first name begins with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1861-1865.

17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
Weird fact: Johnson was an indentured servant for two years of childhood.

Needless to say, Andrew Johnson had a bit of a rough childhood growing up. The later impeached president and his brother were sent away by their mother as young children to be a tailor’s indentured servants. After two years, the boys ran away. From his experience working with the tailor, Johnson made all of his suits while president.
👨 Read a book where a character sews their clothing OR with a character who had a rough childhood OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1865-1869.


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Presidents Part 2

18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
Weird fact: Canaries froze to death at Grant's inaugural ball.

Ulysses S. Grant’s inaugural ball in 1873 was to be spruced up with the addition of beautiful canaries. Unfortunately, due to the extremely cold temperatures the canaries froze to death.
👨 Read a book set in the winter OR with a bird on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1869-1877.

19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
Weird fact: Hayes remains a hero in Paraguay.

While President Rutherford B. Hayes isn’t thought of as one of the more highly regarded presidents, he is highly praised by one particular country in South America. After the Triple Alliance War, Paraguay had lost a significant part of its territory to Argentina and Brazil. Hayes interceded in the dispute, and following negotiations, a large amount of territory was given to Paraguay.
👨 Read a book with a MPG War OR where a character negotiates a deal OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1877-1881.

20. James A. Garfield (1881)
Weird fact: Garfield could write in two different languages at one time.

James Garfield, among many things, was ambidextrous, but his capabilities went far beyond his ability to write with both his left and right hands. He developed the unique talent of simultaneously writing in Greek with one hand and in Latin with the other.
👨 Read a book where a character knows more than one language OR by an author with JAMES as a first or last name OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1881.

21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)
Weird fact: Arthur sold historical artifacts to redecorate the White House.

Chester Arthur had ambitions to give the White House an entirely new look. In order to fund this endeavor, Arthur sold 24 wagons filled to the brim with antiques from past presidents. One of John Quincy Adams’ hats and a pair of Lincoln’s pants could be found in that pile of historical loot. And speaking of pants, Arthur just happened to own 80 different pairs.
👨 Read a book where a character sells things because they need money OR with a hat or pants on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1881-1885.

22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
Weird fact: Cleveland's adopted daughter became his wife in later years.

Many may not know that Cleveland became the legal guardian of his former law partner’s 11-year-old daughter upon his death. After 10 years, he took her hand in marriage. She was the youngest First Lady in history at the age of 21. He was more than twice her age at 48.
👨 Read a book where a character marries a much younger person OR with a bride or wedding dress on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1885-1889.

23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
Weird fact: Harrison refused to touch light switches.

As the first president to have electricity in the White House, Harrison was a little spooked when it came to this new energy. He was so anxiety-ridden about the thought of being electrocuted that he opted to never make contact with light switches. More often than not, he went to bed with the lights on.
👨 Read a book where a character has anxiety about something OR with a light/lamp or light switch on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1889-1893.

24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
Weird fact: Cleveland was the only president to be a hangman.

Not only was Grover Cleveland the first president to serve two nonconsecutive terms, but also he was the first to have a gig as a hangman. At one point, he was the sheriff of Erie County, New York, where he had to drop the trap at a hanging. Not once, but two times.
👨 Read a Series book #2 OR with a character that is a sheriff OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1893-1897.

25. William McKinley (1897-1901)
Weird fact: McKinley removed good luck charm from lapel and was shot.

For William McKinley, losing his good luck charm was a death sentence. The 25th president believed that carnations brought good luck, so he sported them everywhere he went. On Sept. 6, 1901, he removed the carnation from his lapel to give to a little girl only to be shot shortly thereafter.
👨 Read a book where a character has a good luck charm OR with a flower on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1897-1901.

26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
Weird fact: Every member in Roosevelt's family owned stilts.

Theodore, or Teddy, Roosevelt had a secret pastime -- walking on stilts. Apparently, each and every one of Roosevelt’s family members had their own individual pair. Even the First Lady had a set of her own.
👨 Read a book where a character has a secret pastime OR with a MC that is married and has children OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1901-1909.

27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
Weird fact: Taft lost 80 pounds after his time in office.

William H. Taft is well known as the heaviest president in history, with his peak weight clocking in at some 340 pounds. Whether the rumor of him getting stuck in a bathtub is true or not, something induced him to lose some weight. After his time as president, he lost 80 pounds.
👨 Read a book where a character lose weight OR with a bathtub on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1909-1913.

28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
Weird fact: Wilson painted his golf balls black during the winter.

Woodrow Wilson is often remembered as a staunch advocate for democracy and world peace as well as an academic. He had another passion that perhaps isn’t as well known -- golfing. President Wilson loved to golf no matter the season. In the winter months, when layers of snow covered the ground, he painted his golf balls black so that he could easily retrieve them amid a blanket of white.
👨 Read a book where a character plays golf OR with snow on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1913-1921.

29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
Weird fact: Harding had a daughter out of one his many several affairs.

Warren Harding had several extramarital affairs. In one -- at least to our knowledge -- he impregnated a woman by the name of Nan Britton. Britton had written a book called “The President’s Daughter,” a novel about her daughter being Harding’s offspring. It wasn’t until 2005 that an official DNA test proved Harding was indeed the father.
👨 Read a book where a character has a child out of wedlock OR with a female character that is a writer OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1921-1923.

30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
Weird fact: Coolidge enjoyed having petroleum jelly rubbed on his head.

We thought the fact that Calvin Coolidge had two pet raccoons by the names of Reuben and Rebecca was weird, but then we stumbled upon this gem. Evidently, Coolidge liked to have his scalp massaged with petroleum jelly -- which is Vaseline -- while he ate his breakfast in bed. Talk about a bizarre morning ritual.
👨 Read a book where a character has a fetish OR where a character gets a massage OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1923-1929.


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31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
Weird fact: Hoover and his wife spoke Mandarin in the White House.

Long before he became the 31st president, Herbert Hoover lived in China with his wife, where the two learned one of China’s native languages. When Hoover wanted to have a private conversation with his wife, they would speak in Mandarin so no one could eavesdrop.
👨 Read a book where characters speak in another language for privacy OR by an author whose initials begin with the same letter OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1929-1933.

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
Weird fact: Roosevelt was distantly related his wife and 10 presidents.

Franklin D. Roosevelt married Anna Eleanor, his fifth cousin once removed and niece of another fifth cousin. Despite distant familial connections, the two wed in 1905, and Teddy Roosevelt was the man that gave Eleanor away. FDR claims to have other family tree ties with 10 other presidents as well.
👨 Read a book where the MC is related to other characters in the story OR where a bride is given away at her wedding by a man that is not her father OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1933-1945.

33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
Weird fact: The only president of the 20th century that didn't go to college.

It's likely to assume that the President of the United States would need to be well educated and have at least some college. But that wasn’t the case with Harry S. Truman, who grew up as a poor farm boy in Missouri. Truman is one of eight presidents to have never attended college, but he is the only one from the 20th century to lack at least some college-level schooling.
👨 Read a book where a character has not attended college OR set in the 20th century (1901-2000) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1945-1953.

34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
Weird fact: Eisenhower ridded the White House lawn of its squirrels.

Eisenhower was the first president to ride in a helicopter, but that is not nearly as whacky of a fact as the president trying to rid the White House lawn of its squirrel population. Eisenhower, like Wilson, was fond of golfing, and the squirrels that scurried about the grounds were guilty of digging up the putting green to bury nuts. Eisenhower was so distraught by the rodents that he ordered his valet to kill them off by shooting them. Fortunately, the Secret Service vetoed that idea and instead had groundskeepers trap the squirrels and release them into Rock Creek Park nearby.
👨 Read a book where a character is crazy about their lawn OR with a wild animal on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1953-1961.

35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
Weird fact: Kennedy got into Harvard despite bad recommendation letter.

To say Kennedy’s family was loaded is an understatement. His JFK's father, while generous enough to give him $1 million on his 21st birthday, was not as kind to him in his letter of recommendation to Harvard University. Apparently, he wrote that Jack lacked application and was careless. It didn’t seem to have a real impact on the university’s decision, however, because Kennedy was still accepted.
👨 Read a book where a character went to Harvard OR with a character who has a difficult father OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1961-1963.

36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
Weird fact: Johnson life was saved by missing flight to the South Pacific.

Fate intervened on Lyndon Johnson’s behalf during World War II. He boarded a plane known as the Wabash Cannonball for a bombing mission in the South Pacific. Before the plane took off, he hopped off so he could use the restroom. By the time he returned, the plane had already departed. The plane later crashed, killing everyone on board.
👨 Read a book where a character misses a flight OR with a character that is in the military OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1963-1969.

37. Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
Weird fact: Nixon could play five musical instruments.

While Richard Nixon is widely associated with the Watergate scandal, what most may not know about him is his hidden musical talents. Nixon played the piano, clarinet, saxophone, violin, and accordion. He could play these instruments without learning to read music.
👨 Read a book where a character can play more than one musical instrument OR with a MPG Music OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1969-1974.

38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
Weird fact: Ford served, but was never elected, as both president and VP.

Gerald Ford was the first and only president so far to serve as both president and vice president without ever being elected to either office. In his earlier years, Ford was a football star at the University of Michigan, where he played center and linebacker. He actually turned down offers from two professional football teams.
👨 Read a book where a character plays football OR set in Michigan OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1974-1977.

39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
Weird fact: Carter is the first president to have witnessed a UFO.

Jimmy Carter is the only president thus far to report a UFO sighting. Carter claimed to have spotted the UFO in October 1969, but he did not file a report with the National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena until four years after.
👨 Read a book where a character sees something unbelievable (Tell us what that is.) OR with the letters U F O in the title (does not have to be in order) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1977-1981.

40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
Weird fact: Reagan consulted with an astrologer.

Reagan and his wife were so fascinated by astrology that he consulted with an astrologer by the name of Joan Quigley. When word got out that Reagan consulted with Quigley, headlines like “Astrologer Runs The White House” ran shortly after. Nancy Reagan confirmed that astrology was merely a factor in determining Reagan’s schedule, not for political decisions.
👨 Read a book where a character believes in astrology OR with a character named Joan OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1981-1989.

41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
Weird fact: Bush celebrated his 90th birthday by skydiving.

Despite being unable to use of his legs, George H.W. Bush celebrated his ninth decade of life by making a tandem parachute jump out of an airplane, about 6,000 feet near his home in Kennebunkport, Maine. He also celebrated his 80th birthday in this fashion.
👨 Read a book where a character goes sky diving OR with a character in a wheelchair OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1989-1993.

42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
Weird fact: Clinton won two Grammys for "Best Spoken Word Album."

Did you know that presidents have won Grammys? Bill Clinton won a Grammy in 2004 Best Spoken Word Album for Children, narrating the English version of Russian “Wolf Tracks,” and another in 2005 for Best Spoken Word Album for his audiobook, “My Life.”
👨 Read a book where a character wins an award OR published in 2004 or 2005 OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1993-2001.

43. George W. Bush (2001-2009)
Weird fact: Head cheerleader in high school.

George W. Bush is the only president to have been the head cheerleader in high school. He attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Bush hails from a politically involved family. His father was president, his brother Jeb was a governor, and his paternal grandfather Preston was a senator.
👨 Read a book with a character who is a cheerleader OR with a character that has a family involved in politics OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2001-2009.

44. Barack Obama (2009-2017)
Weird fact: Obama doesn’t like ice cream.

One of Barack Obama’s first jobs was scooping ice cream at a Baskin-Robbins store in his home state of Hawaii. The future president was concerned that all the ice cream he was eating was hurting his jump shot, and he thinks that is why he lost his taste for the treat. That didn’t stop a chain of ice cream shops on Martha’s Vineyard from naming a flavor after the 44th president - “Barack My World!” (coffee ice cream with macadamia nuts and caramel swirl).
👨 Read a book with a woman's name in the title OR set in Hawaii OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2009-2017.

45. Donald Trump (2017- )
Weird fact: Trump doesn't drink alcohol.

The current president is one of the few commanders in chief to not drink alcohol. He chooses not to indulge in the beverage likely because his brother was an alcoholic and died of his addiction in 1982.
👨 Read a book with a character that does not drink alcohol OR with a character that dies due to an addiction OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 2017.


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Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
Duration: June 1, 2018-May 31, 2019

Level Three: 31-45 tasks
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TASKS:
1. George Washington (1789-1797)

Read a book with teeth on the cover.
Wedding Bells Bundle Four Fun Romantic Comedies by Ginny Baird Wedding Bells Bundle: Four Fun Romantic Comedies Ginny Baird 6/8/18

2. John Adams (1797-1801)
Read a book where a character buys souvenirs.
Red Lily Nora Roberts 7/2/18

3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
Read a book from Seasons and Weather in Titles.
Rainy Day Friends Jill Shalvis 7/4/18

4. James Madison (1809-1817)
Read a book where a character has financial problems.
A Moment to Love Jennifer Faye 6/8/18

5. James Monroe (1817-1825)
Read a book where a character travels to a foreign country.
A Nantucket Wedding Nancy Thayer 6/4/18

6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1825-1829.
226 pages Issued to the Bride: One Sniper Cora Seton 7/10/18

7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
Read a book set in the Carolinas.
More Than Him Jay McLean 6/1/18

8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
Read a book where a character has a weird nickname.
(Rig) Wishes and Stitches Rachael Herron 6/5/18

9. William Henry Harrison (1841)
Read a book where a character gets sick and dies.
Two Sisters Mary Hogan 6/10/18

10. John Tyler (1841-1845)
Read a book where a character becomes a parent in middle age.
Beach House Reunion Mary Alice Monroe 7/12/18

11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)
Read a book by an author that uses a middle initial.
Take the Money and Run Samantha A. Cole 6/25/18

12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)
Read a book where a character is a fire fighter.
How to Knit a Heart Back Home Rachael Herron 6/6/18

13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
Read a standalone book.
Cocoa Beach Beatriz Williams 6/12/18

14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
Read a book where a character is arrested.
Magic Bleeds Ilona Andrews 6/20/18

15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)
Read a book with a character that is worried about their reputation.
Thrown By Love Pamela Aares 7/3/18

16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
Read a book by an author whose first name begins with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u).
Filthy Doctor: A Bad Boy Medical Romance Amy Brent 6/9/18

17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
Read a book with a character who had a rough childhood.
Her Big Sky Cowboy Alissa Callen 6/2/18

18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1869-1877.
269 pages The Arrogant Thief Mallory Crowe 6/14/18

19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
Read a book where a character negotiates a deal.
Glass Houses Rachel Caine 6/15/18

20. James A. Garfield (1881)
Read a book by an author with JAMES as a last name.
Yours for a Song Amy James 6/25/18

21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)
Read a book where a character sells things because they need money.
Beach House for Rent Mary Alice Monroe 6/7/18

22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
Read a book where a character marries a much younger person.
Twice Tempted Jeaniene Frost 6/3/18


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23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
Read a book where a character has anxiety about something.
Blue Dahlia Nora Roberts 6/30/18

24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
Read a Series book #2.
The Dead Girls' Dance Rachel Caine 6/16/18 (The Morganville Vampires #2)

25. William McKinley (1897-1901)
Read a book with a flower on the cover.
The Time in Between (Magdalene, #3) by Kristen Ashley The Time in Between Kristen Ashley 6/19/18

26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
Read a book with a MC that is married and has children.
Look For Me Lisa Gardner 7/17/18

27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
Read a book where a character loses weight.
Alannah L.A. Casey 6/16/18

28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1913-1921.
317 pages Fielder's Choice Pamela Aares 7/13/18

29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
Read a book with a female character that is a writer.
Wild Horse Springs Jodi Thomas 6/27/18

30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
Read a book where a character gets a massage.
The Unidentified Redhead Alice Clayton 6/11/18

31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
Read a book by an author whose initials begin with the same letter.
A Madness So Discreet Mindy McGinnis 6/17/18

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
Read a book where the MC is related to other characters in the story.
Branna L.A. Casey 6/14/18

33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
Read a book where a character has not attended college.
Delay of Game Catherine Gayle 6/26/18

34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
Read a book with a wild animal on the cover.
Magic Slays (Kate Daniels, #5) by Ilona Andrews Magic Slays Ilona Andrews 6/22/18

35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
Read a book with a character who has a difficult father.
Issued to the Bride: One Navy SEAL Cora Seton 6/30/18

36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
Read a book with a character that is in the military.
The House at Saltwater Point Colleen Coble 7/5/18

37. Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
Read a book where a character can play more than one musical instrument.
A Stone in the Sea A.L. Jackson 7/14/18

38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
Read a book set in Michigan.
JAMISON Olivia Chase 7/6/18

39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
Read a book with the letters U F O in the title.
Lost and Found Sisters Jill Shalvis 7/3/18

40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1981-1989.
198 pages The Year of Falling in Love Jessica Sorensen 7/22/18

41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
Read a book with a character in a wheelchair.
Moonlight on Butternut Lake Mary McNear 6/23/18

42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1993-2001.
312 pages Love On The Line Pamela Aares 7/14/18

43. George W. Bush (2001-2009)
Read a book with a character that has a family involved in politics.
Tiger Prince Sandra Brown 7/7/18

44. Barack Obama (2009-2017)
Read a book with a woman's name in the title.
Celina Abbie Zanders 6/24/18

45. Donald Trump (2017- )
Read a book with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 2017.
377 pages Drowning to Breathe A.L. Jackson 7/15/18


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Grace | 1255 comments Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
Duration: June 1, 2018-May 31, 2019

Level Three: 31-45 tasks
0/31-45

TASKS:
1. George Washington (1789-1797)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1789-1797- Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 14 by Hiromu Arakawa 6/6 – pg. 192

2. John Adams (1797-1801)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1797-1801- Attack on Titan: Before the Fall, Vol. 6 by Hajime Isayama 6/5 -pg. 192

3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1801-1809- Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 13 by Hiromu Arakawa 6/4 – pg. 192

4. James Madison (1809-1817)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1809-1817- Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 15 by Hiromu Arakawa 6/7 – pg. 192

5. James Monroe (1817-1825)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1817-1825- Planting Gardens in Graves by R.H. Sin 6/30 pg. 272

6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1825-1829- Fairy Tail, Vol. 49 by Hiro Mashima 6/4 – pg. 192

7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1829-1837- Attack on Titan: Before the Fall, Vol. 7 by Hajime Isayama 6/5 – pg. 232

8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1837-1841- I Hope This Reaches Her in Time by R.H. Sin 6/14 – pg. 74

9. William Henry Harrison (1841)
Read a book with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1841- Attack on Titan: Before the Fall, Vol. 5 by Hajime Isayama 6/5 – pg. 224

10. John Tyler (1841-1845)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1841-1845- The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 2: Dallas by Gerard Way 6/15 pg. 184

11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1845-1849- Attack on Titan: Before the Fall, Vol. 10 by Hajime Isayama 6/11- pg. 192

12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1849-1850- Until Death Do Us Part Omnibus (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 13: Includes Vol. 25 & 26 by Hiroshi Takashige 6/12 - pg. 512

13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
Read a book whose title begins with M- A Million Junes by Emily Henry 6/5

14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
Read a book where a character is arrested- Last to Know by Micalea Smeltzer 6/2

15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1857-1861- Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Rift, Part 3 by Gene Luen Yang 6/4 – pg. 76

16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
Read a book where a character has extraordinary strength and athleticism- The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer 6/11

17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1865-1869- Winter Soldier, Volume 1: The Longest Winter by Ed Brubaker 6/14 - pg. 136

18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1869-1877- Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Rift, Part 2 by Gene Luen Yang 6/4 – pg. 76

19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1877-1881- Whiskey Words & a Shovel II by R.H. Sin 6/15 – pg. 176

20. James A. Garfield (1881)
Read a book with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1881- A Beautiful Composition of Broken by R.H. Sin 6/19 – pg. 480

21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1881-1885- Algedonic by R.H. Sin 6/19 – pg. 128

22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1885-1889- Attack on Titan, Vol. 25 by Hajime Isayama 6/17 – pg. 192


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Grace | 1255 comments 23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
Read a book where a character has anxiety about something- Four Weeks, Five People by Jennifer Yu 6/22

24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
Read a Series book #2- The Witch Doesn't Burn In This One by Amanda Lovelace 6/14

25. William McKinley (1897-1901)
Read a book with a flower on the cover (Please post the cover)- A Certain Scientific Railgun, Vol. 8 A Certain Scientific Railgun, Vol. 8 by Kazuma Kamachi by Kazuma Kamachi 6/11

26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1901-1909- Attack on Titan: Before the Fall, Vol. 12 by Hajime Isayama 6/18 – pg. 200

27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1909-1913- Champion: The Graphic Novel by Marie Lu 6/20– pg. 160

28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1913-1921- Rest in the Mourning by R.H. Sin 6/21 – pg. 128

29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1921-1923- Pillow Thoughts by Courtney Peppernell 6/15 – pg. 272

30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1923-1929- Gone Rogue by Marissa Meyer 6/24– pg. 324

31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
Read a book by an author whose initials begin with the same letter- Black Science, Vol. 1: How to Fall Forever by Rick Remender 6/18

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1933-1945- She Felt Like Feeling Nothing by R.H. Sin 6/21 – pg. 144

33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1945-1953- Never Never: Part Two by Colleen Hoover 6/26 – pg. 158

34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1953-1961- Fairy Tail, Vol. 51 by Hiro Mashima 6/27 – pg. 192

35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
Read a book with a character who has a difficult father- Formerly Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham 6/25

36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1963-1969- Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo 7/1 – pg. 364

37. Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1969-1974- Bleach, Volume 57 by Tite Kubo 6/27 – pg. 192

38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
Read a book set in Michigan- Slammed by Colleen Hoover 6/10

39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1977-1981- Bleach, Volume 56 by Tite Kubo 6/27 – pg. 192

40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1981-1989- The Secret History of Us by Jessi Kirby 6/6 – pg. 288

41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1989-1993- World Trigger, Vol. 12 by Daisuke Ashihara

42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1993-2001- Attack on Titan: Before the Fall, Vol. 11 by Hajime Isayama 6/11- pg. 200

43. George W. Bush (2001-2009)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2001-2009- Fairy Tail, Vol. 50 by Hiro Mashima 6/17 – pg. 208

44. Barack Obama (2009-2017)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2009-2017- Bleach, Volume 58 by Tite Kubo 6/27 – pg. 208

45. Donald Trump (2017- )
Read a book with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 2017- Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Rift, Part 1 by Gene Luen Yang 6/4 – pg. 76


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message 10: by Barbara ★ (last edited Sep 02, 2018 05:19PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 2790 comments Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
Duration: June 1, 2018 - May 31, 2019
Level Three: 31-45 tasks

READ: 45/31+

✔ 1. George Washington (1789-1797)
Read a book where a character has false teeth OR with teeth on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1789-1797.
Going Too Far - Jennifer Echols 7/27
Going Too Far by Jennifer Echols

✔ 2. John Adams (1797-1801)
Read a book with two best friends as the major characters OR where a character takes/buys souvenirs OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1797-1801.
Flying by the Seat of My Knickers - Eliza Watson 7/18

✔3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
Read a book where a character is a meteorologist OR from Seasons and Weather in Titles OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1801-1809.
Abducting Abby - S.E. Smith (182 pages) 7/2

✔ 4. James Madison (1809-1817)
Read a book where a character has financial problems OR with a character who is a gambler or alcoholic OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1809-1817 .
Unlucky - Jana DeLeon 7/12

✔ 5. James Monroe (1817-1825)
Read a book with a character who is a politician OR where a character travels to a foreign country OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1817-1825.
The Heist - Janet Evanovich (USA to Indonesia) 7/5

✔ 6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
Read a book where a character finagles an interview OR where a character skinny dips OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1825-1829.
Truth or Beard - Penny Reid 6/29

✔ 7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
Read a book where a character gets into a fight OR set in the Carolinas OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1829-1837.
Burn Bright - Patricia Briggs 6/26

✔ 8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
Read a book by an author who has three names OR where a character has a weird nickname (Tell us the nickname.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1837-1841.
Kin - Kealan Patrick Burke 6/10

✔ 9. William Henry Harrison (1841)
Read a book where a character gets sick and dies OR where a character gives a speech OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1841.
Little Tiny Teeth - Aaron Elkins 7/1

✔ 10. John Tyler (1841-1845)
Read a book where a major character has grandchildren OR where a character becomes a parent in middle age OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1841-1845.
The Once and Future Duchess - Sophia Nash (384 pages) 7/6

✔ 11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)
Read a book where a character does not know how to have fun OR by an author that uses a middle initial OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1845-1849.
The Drowning Girl - Caitlín R. Kiernan 6/9

✔ 12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)
Read a book where a character is a fire fighter OR where the characters go camping OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1849-1850.
Total Surrender - Rebecca Zanetti 8/1

✔ 13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
Read a standalone book OR a book whose title begins with M OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1850-1853.
Back to the Bedroom - Janet Evanovich 6/24

✔ 14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
Read a book where a character is arrested OR a Series/TBR #14 OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1853-1857.
Little Tiny Teeth - Aaron Elkins (Gideon Oliver #14) 7/1

✔ 15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)
Read a book where a character is a slave or servant OR with a character that is worried about their reputation OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1857-1861.
Everything and the Moon - Julia Quinn 7/21

✔ 16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
Read a book where a character has extraordinary strength and athleticism OR by an author whose first name begins with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1861-1865.
Little Tiny Teeth - Aaron Elkins 7/1

✔ 17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
Read a book where a character sews their clothing OR with a character who had a rough childhood OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1865-1869.
Whispers in the Dark - LeTeisha Newton 7/19

✔ 18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
Read a book set in the winter OR with a bird on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1869-1877.
Blood Wyne - Yasmine Galenorn 6/17

✔ 19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
Read a book with a MPG War OR where a character negotiates a deal OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1877-1881.
Balanced on the Blade's Edge - Lindsay Buroker 6/24

✔ 20. James A. Garfield (1881)
Read a book where a character knows more than one language OR by an author with JAMES as a first or last name OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1881.
The Sixth Day - Catherine Coulter 6/7

✔ 21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)
Read a book where a character sells things because they need money OR with a hat or pants on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1881-1885.
Silk and Spurs - Cheyenne McCray 6/24
Silk and Spurs (Rough and Ready, #1) by Cheyenne McCray

✔ 22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
Read a book where a character marries a much younger person OR with a bride or wedding dress on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1885-1889.
Sister - Rosamund Lupton (358 pages) 7/2


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Barbara ★ | 2790 comments continued...

✔ 23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
Read a book where a character has anxiety about something OR with a light/lamp or light switch on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1889-1893.
The Ice Twins - S.K. Tremayne 7/27
The Ice Twins by S.K. Tremayne

✔ 24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
Read a Series book #2 OR with a character that is a sheriff OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1893-1897.
The Chase - Janet Evanovich (Fox & O'Hare #2) 7/24

✔ 25. William McKinley (1897-1901)
Read a book where a character has a good luck charm OR with a flower on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1897-1901.
The Sorcerer's Prize - Rose Andrews 6/2
The Sorcerer's Prize A Medieval Fantasy Romance by Rose Andrews

✔ 26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
Read a book where a character has a secret pastime OR with a MC that is married and has children OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1901-1909.
Catering to Nobody - Diane Mott Davidson (301 pages) 7/4

✔ 27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
Read a book where a character lose weight OR with a bathtub on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1909-1913.
Last Gasp - Karen Chester (183 pages) 7/15

✔ 28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
Read a book where a character plays golf OR with snow on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1913-1921.
The Once and Future Duchess - Sophia Nash 7/6

✔ 29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
Read a book where a character has a child out of wedlock OR with a female character that is a writer OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1921-1923.
Lady Isabella's Scandalous Marriage - Jennifer Ashley (316 pages) 7/1

✔ 30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
Read a book where a character has a fetish OR where a character gets a massage OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1923-1929.
Asking For It - Kit Tunstall 7/9

✔ 31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
Read a book where characters speak in another language for privacy OR by an author whose initials begin with the same letter OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1929-1933.
Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon - Kerrelyn Sparks 7/7

✔ 32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
Read a book where the MC is related to other characters in the story OR where a bride is given away at her wedding by a man that is not her father OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1933-1945.
Royal Assassin - Robin Hobb 6/16

✔ 33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
Read a book where a character has not attended college OR set in the 20th century (1901-2000) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1945-1953.
74 Seaside Avenue - Debbie Macomber (410 pages) 7/30

✔ 34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
Read a book where a character is crazy about their lawn OR with a wild animal on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1953-1961.
Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon - Donna Andrews 7/13
Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon (Meg Langslow, #4) by Donna Andrews

✔ 35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
Read a book where a character went to Harvard OR with a character who has a difficult father OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1961-1963.
Shady Cross - James Hankins 7/16

✔ 36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
Read a book where a character misses a flight OR with a character that is in the military OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1963-1969.
Queen of Shadows - Dianne Sylvan (389 pages) 7/24

✔ 37. Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
Read a book where a character can play more than one musical instrument OR with a MPG Music OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1969-1974.
Poison Promise - Jennifer Estep (417 pages) 7/31

✔ 38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
Read a book where a character plays football OR set in Michigan OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1974-1977.
Every Heart a Doorway - Seanan McGuire (169 pages) 7/18

✔ 39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
Read a book where a character sees something unbelievable (Tell us what that is.) OR with the letters U F O in the title (does not have to be in order) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1977-1981.
The Care and Taming of a Rogue - Suzanne Enoch 6/9

✔ 40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
Read a book where a character believes in astrology OR with a character named Joan OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1981-1989.
The Job - Janet Evanovich (289 pages) 8/30

✔ 41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
Read a book where a character goes sky diving OR with a character in a wheelchair OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1989-1993.
The Fourth Bear - Jasper Fforde (382 pages) 8/4

✔ 42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
Read a book where a character wins an award OR published in 2004 or 2005 OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1993-2001.
Primal Heat - King/O'Clare/Burton/Leigh 6/11

✔ 43. George W. Bush (2001-2009)
Read a book with a character who is a cheerleader OR with a character that has a family involved in politics OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2001-2009.
The Heist - Janet Evanovich (295 pages) 7/5

✔ 44. Barack Obama (2009-2017)
Read a book with a woman's name in the title OR set in Hawaii OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2009-2017.
Lady Isabella's Scandalous Marriage - Jennifer Ashley 7/1

✔ 45. Donald Trump (2017- )
Read a book with a character that does not drink alcohol OR with a character that dies due to an addiction OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 2017.
Rocket Roll - H.C. Turk (216 pages) 7/22

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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Barb | 1162 comments WEIRD FACTS ABOUT PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, 6/1 – 5/31/19
45/45 COMPLETED


1. GEORGE WASHINGTON
* Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1789-1797
128 pages : Mechanicsburg, by Beverly J. Bone, finished 7/4 ★★★

2. JOHN ADAMS
* Read a book with two best friends as the major characters
Enchanted by Starlight (Enchanted #1), by Tina L. Hook, finished 6/25 ★★

3. THOMAS JEFFERSON
* Read a book from Seasons and Weather in Titles
#197 on list : Snow White Red-Handed (Fairy Tale Fatal Mystery #1), by Maia Chance, finished 6/19 ★★★

4. JAMES MADISON
* Read a book where a character has financial problems
Unnatural Causes (Katie LeClair #1), by Dawn Eastman, finished 7/2 ★★★★

5. JAMES MONROE
* Read a book where a character travels to a foreign country
Amazing Coffee Travels (Tales of a Coffee Expert #2), by Serge Remy, finished 6/10 ★★.5

6. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
* Read a book where a character finagles an interview
A Soufflé of Suspicion (French Bistro #2), by Daryl Wood Gerber, finished 6/5/18 ★★★★

7. ANDREW JACKSON
* Read a book where a character gets into a fight
When Day Breaks (KEY News #10; Sunrise Suspense Society #1), by Mary Jane Clark, finished 6/20 ★★★.5

8. MARTIN VAN BUREN
* Read a book where a character has a weird nickname (tell us the nickname)
Mellie : Cottage by the Sea, by Debbie Macomber, finished 7/7 ★★★★

9. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON
* Read a book where a character gets sick and dies
Traveler, by Ron McLarty, finished 6/14 ★★★

10. JOHN TYLER
* Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1841-1845
344 pages : The Union Street Bakery (Union Street Bakery #1), by Mary Ellen Taylor, finished 6/7 ★★★.5

11. JAMES K. POLK
* Read a book by an author that uses a middle initial
author James D. ShipmanIt Is Well, finished 8/15 ★★.5

12. ZACHARY TAYLOR
* Read a book where the characters go camping
The Blight Way (Sheriff Bo Tully #1), by Patrick F. McManus, finished 6/2 ★★★.5

13. MILLARD FILLMORE
* Read a standalone book
The Martian, by Andy Weir, finished 6/26 ★★★★.5

14. FRANKLIN PIERCE
* Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1853-1857
513 pages : Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy, by Karen Abbott, finished 8/10 ★★★.5

15. JAMES BUCHANAN
* Read a book with a character that is worried about their reputation
Rooted in Deceit (Greenhouse #4), by Wendy Tyson, finished 7/1 ★★★

16. ABRAHAM LINCOLN
* Read a book by an author whose first name begins with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u)
author Earlene FowlerKansas Troubles (Benni Harper #3), finished 6/24 ★★★.5

17. ANDREW JOHNSON
* Read a book with a character who had a rough childhood
Even If It Kills Her (Bailey Weggins #7), by Kate White, finished 6/8 ★★★

18. ULYSSES S. GRANT
* Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1869-1877
608 pages : State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America, by Matt Weiland, finished 7/12 ★★★

19. RUTHERFORD B. HAYES
* Read a book with a MPG War
The Prime Minister's Secret Agent, (Maggie Hope #4), by Susan Elia MacNeal, finished 6/4 ★★★.5

20. JAMES A. GARFIELD
* Read a book where a character knows more than one language
German, English & French : Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love and Betrayal, by Ben Macintyre, finished 8/5 ★★★.5

21. CHESTER ARTHUR
* Read a book with a hat or pants on the cover (Please post the cover)
Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History, by Keith O'Brien, finished 6/12 ★★★★ – several of the women are wearing flight suits (pants) and aviation helmets
Fly Girls How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History by Keith O'Brien

22. GROVER CLEVELAND
* Read a book where a character marries a much younger person
The Cricket on the Hearth, by Charles Dickens, finished 6/8 ★★★

23. BENJAMIN HARRISON
* Read a book where a character has anxiety about something
The Art Forger, by B.A. Shapiro, finished 7/6 ★★★★

24. GROVER CLEVELAND
* Read a Series book #2
Guilty as Cinnamon (Spice Shop #2), by Leslie Budewitz, finished 7/31 ★★★.5

25. WILLIAM MCKINLEY
* Read a book with a flower on the cover (please post the cover)
The Azalea Assault (Garden Society #1), by Alyse Carlson, finished 6/30 ★★★
The Azalea Assault (A Garden Society Mystery, #1) by Alyse Carlson

26. THEODORE ROOSEVELT
* Read a book with a MC that is married and has children
Aunt Dimity and the King's Ransom (Aunt Dimity #23), by Nancy Atherton, finished 6/21 ★★★.5

27. WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT
* Read a book where a character loses weight
Murder Most Maine (Gray Whale Inn #3), by Karen MacInerney, finished 6/1 ★★★★

28. WOODROW WILSON
* Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1913-1921
320 pages : The Wright Brothers, by David McCullough, finished 7/15 ★★★★

29. WARREN G. HARDING
* Read a book with a female character that is a writer
Written in Stone (Books by the Bay #4), by Ellery Adams, finished 7/3 ★★★.5

30. CALVIN COOLIDGE
* Read a book where a character gets a massage
The Blood of an Englishman (Agatha Raisin #25), by M.C. Beaton, finished 6/29 ★★.5

31. HERBERT HOOVER
* Read a book by an author whose initials begin with the same letter
author Cressida CowellHow to Train Your Dragon (How to Train Your Dragon #1), finished 8/2 ★★★.5

32. FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
* Read a book where the MC is related to other characters in the story
Grace Against the Clock (Manor House #5), by Julie Hyzy, finished 6/28 ★★★★

33. HARRY S. TRUMAN
* Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1945-1953
304 pages : I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars and the Triumph of Geek Culture, by A.D. Jameson, finished 7/5 ★★★

34. DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
* Read a book with a wild animal on the cover (please post the cover)
Swamp Sniper (Miss Fortune #3), by Jana DeLeon, finished 7/13 ★★★★
Swamp Sniper by Jana Deleon

35. JOHN F. KENNEDY
* Read a book with a character who has a difficult father
Poisoned Pages (Booktown #12), by Lorna Barrett, finished 6/15 ★★★★

36. LYNDON B. JOHNSON
* Read a book with a character that is in the military
The Twentieth Maine, by John J. Pullen, finished 6/23 ★★★.5

37. RICHARD NIXON
* Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1969-1974
199 pages : Pies & Peril (Culinary Competitions #1), by Janel Gradowski, finished 7/23 ★★★

38. GERALD FORD
* Read a book set in Michigan
First-Degree Fudge (Fudge Shop #1), by Christine DeSmet, finished 7/30 ★★★

39. JIMMY CARTER
* Read a book with the letters U F O in the title (does not have to be in order)
Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women, by Cornelia Meigs, finished 6/17 ★★★.5

40. RONALD REAGAN
* Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1981-1989
288 pages : G'Day to Die (Passport to Peril #5), by Maddy Hunter, finished 7/25 ★★★

41. GEORGE H. W. BUSH
* Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1989-1993
389 pages : The Last Bookaneer, by Matthew Pearl, finished 7/29 ★★.5

42. BILL CLINTON
* Read a book published in 2004 or 2005
publ 2005 : In Like Flynn (Molly Murphy #4), by Rhys Bowen, finished 6/16 ★★★★

43. GEORGE W. BUSH
* Read a book with a character that has a family involved in politics
The X Factor: A Quest for Excellence, by George Plimpton, finished 6/9 ★★★

44. BARACK OBAMA
* Read a book with a woman's name in the title
The Cinderella Murders, by Diane Sawyer, finished 6/3 ★★

45. DONALD TRUMP
* Read a book with a character that does not drink alcohol
Frank : Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon, by Robert Kurson, finished 7/22 ★★★★.5

Murder Most Maine (Gray Whale Inn Mystery, #3) by Karen MacInerney The Blight Way (Sheriff Bo Tully, #1) by Patrick F. McManus The Cinderella Murders by Diane Sawyer The Prime Minister's Secret Agent (Maggie Hope, #4) by Susan Elia MacNeal A Soufflé of Suspicion (A French Bistro Mystery #2) by Daryl Wood Gerber The Union Street Bakery (Union Street Bakery #1) by Mary Ellen Taylor Even If It Kills Her (Bailey Weggins Mystery, #7) by Kate White The Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens The X Factor A Quest for Excellence by George Plimpton Amazing Coffee Travels (Tales of a Coffee Expert, #2) by Serge Remy
Fly Girls How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History by Keith O'Brien Traveler by Ron McLarty Poisoned Pages (A Booktown Mystery, #12) by Lorna Barrett In Like Flynn (Molly Murphy Mysteries, #4) by Rhys Bowen Invincible Louisa The Story of the Author of Little Women by Cornelia Meigs Snow White Red-Handed (Fairy Tale Fatal Mystery, #1) by Maia Chance When Day Breaks (Sunrise Suspense Society #1) by Mary Jane Clark Aunt Dimity and the King's Ransom (Aunt Dimity Mystery, #23) by Nancy Atherton The Twentieth Maine by John J. Pullen Kansas Troubles (Benni Harper, #3) by Earlene Fowler
Enchanted by Starlight by Tina L. Hook The Martian by Andy Weir The Blood of an Englishman by M.C. Beaton The Azalea Assault (A Garden Society Mystery, #1) by Alyse Carlson Rooted in Deceit by Wendy Tyson Unnatural Causes (Dr. Katie LeClair, #1) by Dawn Eastman Written in Stone (A Books by the Bay Mystery, #4) by Ellery Adams Mechanicsburg by Beverly J. Bone I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing Star Wars and the Triumph of Geek Culture by A.D. Jameson The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro
Cottage by the Sea by Debbie Macomber State by State A Panoramic Portrait of America by Matt Weiland Swamp Sniper by Jana Deleon The Wright Brothers by David McCullough Rocket Men The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon by Robert Kurson Pies & Peril (Culinary Competition, #1) by Janel Gradowski G'Day to Die (Passport to Peril, #5) by Maddy Hunter The Last Bookaneer by Matthew Pearl First-Degree Fudge (A Fudge Shop Mystery #1) by Christine DeSmet Guilty as Cinnamon (A Spice Shop Mystery, #2) by Leslie Budewitz
How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell Agent Zigzag A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal by Ben Macintyre Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy Four Women Undercover in the Civil War by Karen Abbott It Is Well by James D. Shipman

***** CHALLENGE COMPLETE 8/15/18 *****


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Angie | 287 comments Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
Duration: June 1, 2018-May 31, 2019
Level Three: 31-45 tasks


TASKS:
1 - George Washington (1789-1797)
Read a book where a character has false teeth OR with teeth on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1789-1797.

2 - John Adams (1797-1801)
Read a book with two best friends as the major characters OR where a character takes/buys souvenirs OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1797-1801.

3 - Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
Read a book where a character is a meteorologist OR from Seasons and Weather in Titles OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1801-1809.

4 - James Madison (1809-1817)
Read a book where a character has financial problems OR with a character who is a gambler or alcoholic OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1809-1817 .

5 - James Monroe (1817-1825)
Read a book with a character who is a politician OR where a character travels to a foreign country OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1817-1825.

6 - John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
Read a book where a character finagles an interview OR where a character skinny dips OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1825-1829.

7 - Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
Read a book where a character gets into a fight OR set in the Carolinas OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1829-1837.

8 - Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
Read a book by an author who has three names OR where a character has a weird nickname (Tell us the nickname.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1837-1841.

9 - William Henry Harrison (1841)
Read a book where a character gets sick and dies OR where a character gives a speech OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1841.

10 - John Tyler (1841-1845)
Read a book where a major character has grandchildren OR where a character becomes a parent in middle age OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1841-1845.

11 - James K. Polk (1845-1849)
Read a book where a character does not know how to have fun OR by an author that uses a middle initial OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1845-1849.

12 - Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)
Read a book where a character is a fire fighter OR where the characters go camping OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1849-1850.

13 - Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
Read a standalone book OR a book whose title begins with M OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1850-1853.

14 - Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
Read a book where a character is arrested OR a Series/TBR #14 OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1853-1857.

15 - James Buchanan (1857-1861)
Read a book where a character is a slave or servant OR with a character that is worried about their reputation OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1857-1861.

16 - Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
Read a book where a character has extraordinary strength and athleticism OR by an author whose first name begins with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1861-1865.

17 - Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
Read a book where a character sews their clothing OR with a character who had a rough childhood OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1865-1869.

18 - Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
Read a book set in the winter OR with a bird on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1869-1877.

19 - Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
Read a book with a MPG War OR where a character negotiates a deal OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1877-1881.

20 - James A. Garfield (1881)
Read a book where a character knows more than one language OR by an author with JAMES as a first or last name OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1881.

21 - Chester Arthur (1881-1885)
Read a book where a character sells things because they need money OR with a hat or pants on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1881-1885.

22 - Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
Read a book where a character marries a much younger person OR with a bride or wedding dress on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1885-1889.

23 - Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
Read a book where a character has anxiety about something OR with a light/lamp or light switch on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1889-1893.

24 - Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
Read a Series book #2 OR with a character that is a sheriff OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1893-1897.

25 - William McKinley (1897-1901)
Read a book where a character has a good luck charm OR with a flower on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1897-1901.

26 - Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
Read a book where a character has a secret pastime OR with a MC that is married and has children OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1901-1909.

27 - William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
Read a book where a character lose weight OR with a bathtub on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1909-1913.

28 - Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
Read a book where a character plays golf OR with snow on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1913-1921.

29 - Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
Read a book where a character has a child out of wedlock OR with a female character that is a writer OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1921-1923.

30 - Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
Read a book where a character has a fetish OR where a character gets a massage OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1923-1929.

31 - Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
Read a book where characters speak in another language for privacy OR by an author whose initials begin with the same letter OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1929-1933.

32 - Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
Read a book where the MC is related to other characters in the story OR where a bride is given away at her wedding by a man that is not her father OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1933-1945.

33 - Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
Read a book where a character has not attended college OR set in the 20th century (1901-2000) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1945-1953.

34 - Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
Read a book where a character is crazy about their lawn OR with a wild animal on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1953-1961.

35 - John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
Read a book where a character went to Harvard OR with a character who has a difficult father OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1961-1963.

36 - Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
Read a book where a character misses a flight OR with a character that is in the military OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1963-1969.

37 - Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
Read a book where a character can play more than one musical instrument OR with a MPG Music OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1969-1974.

38 - Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
Read a book where a character plays football OR set in Michigan OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1974-1977.

39 - Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
Read a book where a character sees something unbelievable (Tell us what that is.) OR with the letters U F O in the title (does not have to be in order) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1977-1981.

40 - Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
Read a book where a character believes in astrology OR with a character named Joan OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1981-1989.

41 - George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
Read a book where a character goes sky diving OR with a character in a wheelchair OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1989-1993.

42 - Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
Read a book where a character wins an award OR published in 2004 or 2005 OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1993-2001.

43 - George W. Bush (2001-2009)
Read a book with a character who is a cheerleader OR with a character that has a family involved in politics OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2001-2009.

44 - Barack Obama (2009-2017)
Read a book with a woman's name in the title OR set in Hawaii OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2009-2017.

45 - Donald Trump (2017- )
Read a book with a character that does not drink alcohol OR with a character that dies due to an addiction OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 2017.


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message 16: by Karen ♐ (last edited Sep 07, 2018 12:03PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 956 comments Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
Duration: June 1, 2018-May 31, 2019
Level Three: 31-45 tasks
45/45



TASKS:
1. George Washington (1789-1797)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1789-1797.
- 127 pgs - Revenge Shelly Bell - 6/4
Revenge (White Collared, #3) by Shelly Bell

2. John Adams (1797-1801)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1797-1801.
- 120 pgs - Dirty Wicked Shayla Black - 6/3
Dirty Wicked (Wicked Lovers #11.5; 1001 Dark Nights #49) by Shayla Black

3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1801-1809.
- 128 pgs - Passion Shelly Bell - 6/5
Passion (White Collared, #4) by Shelly Bell

4. James Madison (1809-1817)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1809-1817 .
- 111 pgs - Until Fountain Bridge Samantha Young - 6/6
Until Fountain Bridge (On Dublin Street, #1.5) by Samantha Young

5. James Monroe (1817-1825)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1817-1825.
- 237 pgs - Down with Love Kate Meader - 6/2
Down with Love (Laws of Attraction, #1) by Kate Meader

6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1825-1829.
- 502 pgs - Birthright Nora Roberts - 6/3
Birthright by Nora Roberts

7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1829-1837.
- 93 pgs - Eternity in Death J.D. Robb - 6/4
Eternity in Death (In Death #25.5) by J.D. Robb

8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1837-1841.
- 48 pgs - A Very Wicked Christmas Shayla Black - 6/3
A Very Wicked Christmas (Wicked Lovers, #11.75) by Shayla Black

9. William Henry Harrison (1841)
Read a book with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1841.
- 159 pgs - Chasing Perfection: Vol. IV M.S. Parker - 6/6
Chasing Perfection Vol. IV (Chasing Perfection, #4) by M.S. Parker

10. John Tyler (1841-1845)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1841-1845.
- 218 pgs - Infinite Possibilities Lisa Renee Jones - 6/10
Infinite Possibilities (The Secret Life of Amy Bensen, #2) by Lisa Renee Jones

11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1845-1849.
- 156 pgs - Rocky Mountain Retreat Vivian Arend - 6/11
Rocky Mountain Retreat (Six Pack Ranch #8; Rocky Mountain House #11) by Vivian Arend

12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)
Read a book where a character is a fire fighter
- Sparking the Fire Kate Meader - 8/16
Sparking the Fire (Hot in Chicago, #3) by Kate Meader

13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1850-1853.
- 238 pgs - Love in Lingerie Alessandra Torre - 6/12
Love in Lingerie by Alessandra Torre

14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1853-1857.
- 377 pgs - Mackenzie's Magic Linda Howard - 6/7
Mackenzie's Magic (Mackenzie Family, #3.5) by Linda Howard

15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1857-1861.
- 256 pgs - A Game of Chance Linda Howard - 6/8
A Game of Chance (Silhouette Romantic Suspense Bestselling Author) by Linda Howard

16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1861-1865.
- Curious R.G. Alexander - 6/14
Curious (The Finn Factor, #1) by R.G. Alexander

17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1865-1869. - 295
- Carnal Risk Kym Grosso - 6/23
Carnal Risk (Club Altura, #1) by Kym Grosso

18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1869-1877. - 391
- Wicked Bond Sawyer Bennett - 6/26
Wicked Bond (The Wicked Horse, #5) by Sawyer Bennett

19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1877-1881. - 78
- Dirty X6 Tara Crescent - 6/27
Dirty X6 by Tara Crescent

20. James A. Garfield (1881)
Read a book with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1881. - 81
- One Starry Night: Sinners on Tour Extras Olivia Cunning - 6/28
One Starry Night Sinners on Tour Extras (Sinners on Tour, #6.6) by Olivia Cunning

21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)
Read a book with a hat or pants on the cover (Please post the cover)
- A Rancher's Heart Vivian Arend - 6/16
A Rancher's Heart (Heart Falls, #1) by Vivian Arend

22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
Read a book where a character marries a much younger person
Insidious Aleatha Romig - 7/12
Insidious (Tales from the Dark Side, #1) by Aleatha Romig


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Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 956 comments 23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
Read a book where a character has anxiety about something
- Red Dirt Heart N.R. Walker - 6/21
Red Dirt Heart 3 (Red Dirt, #3) by N.R. Walker

24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
Read a book with a character that is a sheriff
- Shotgun Bride Linda Lael Miller - 6/29
Shotgun Bride (McKettricks, #2) by Linda Lael Miller

25. William McKinley (1897-1901)
Read a book with a flower on the cover (Please post the cover)
- With This Man Jodi Ellen Malpas - 6/24
With This Man (This Man, #4) by Jodi Ellen Malpas

26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
Read a bookwith a MC that is married and has children
- Aftershocks Kristine Cayne - 6/22
Aftershocks (Six-Alarm Sexy, #0.5) by Kristine Cayne

27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1909-1913.
- 350 pgs - A Cold Dark Place Toni Anderson - 6/19
A Cold Dark Place (Cold Justice, #1) by Toni Anderson

28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
Read a book with snow on the cover (Please post the cover.)
- A Gansett Island Christmas Marie Force - 7/2
A Gansett Island Christmas (Gansett Island Series, #15.75) by Marie Force

29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1921-1923.
- 139 pgs - Sergei, Volume 2 Roxie Rivera - 7/12
Sergei, Volume 2 (Her Russian Protector, #5.5) by Roxie Rivera

30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
Read a book a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1923-1929.
- 91 pgs - Father Mine J.R. Ward - 7/13
Father Mine (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #6.5) by J.R. Ward

31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1929-1933.
- 433 pgs - Love and Other Words Christina Lauren - 7/6
Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1933-1945.
- Holding on Tighter Shayla Black - 6/14
Holding on Tighter (Wicked Lovers #12) by Shayla Black

33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1945-1953. - 438
- Shelter in Place Nora Roberts - 6/29
Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts

34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1953-1961.
- 146 pgs - The Arrangement 18: The Ferro Family H.M. Ward - 7/7
The Arrangement 18 The Ferro Family (The Arrangement, #18) by H.M. Ward

35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
Read a book where a character who has a difficult father
- Beautifully Brutal Nicole Edwards - 7/22
Beautifully Brutal (Southern Boy Mafia, #1) by Nicole Edwards

36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
Read a book with a character that is in the military
- The Chateau Tiffany Reisz - 7/19
The Chateau (The Original Sinners, #9) by Tiffany Reisz

37. Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1969-1974.
- Yummy Addictions Belle Davis - 7/8
Yummy Addictions (The Yummy Trilogy #1) by Belle Davis

38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1974-1977.
- 104 pgs - Three Years Lili St. Germain - 7/3
Three Years (Gypsy Brothers, #5) by Lili St. Germain

39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1977-1981.
- 188 pgs - Master Bits & Mercenary Bites: Girls Night Lexi Blake - 7/9
Master Bits & Mercenary Bites Girls Night by Lexi Blake

40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1981-1989.
- 195 pgs - Yummy Temptations Belle Davis - 9/2
Yummy Temptations (The Yummy Trilogy, #2) by Belle Davis

41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1989-1993.
- Fulfillment K.M. Golland - 8/9
Fulfillment (Temptation, #3) by K.M. Golland

42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1993-2001.
- 207 pgs - Escaping Reality Lisa Renee Jones - 6/8
Escaping Reality (The Secret Life of Amy Bensen, #1) by Lisa Renee Jones

43. George W. Bush (2001-2009)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2001-2009.
- 259 pgs - Unscrupulous Avery Aster - 7/26
Unscrupulous (The Manhattanites, #1) by Avery Aster

44. Barack Obama (2009-2017)
Read a book with a woman's name in the title
- Loving Evangeline Linda Howard - 7/9
Loving Evangeline (Patterson-Cannon Family, #2) by Linda Howard

45. Donald Trump (2017- )
Read a book with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 2017.
- 277 pgs - A Rancher's Song Vivian Arend - 7/6
A Rancher's Song (Heart Falls, #2) by Vivian Arend


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Rina | 1084 comments Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
Duration: June 1, 2018-May 31, 2019
Level Three: 31-45 tasks
Progress: 45

TASKS:
1. George Washington (1789-1797)
Read a book with teeth on the cover (Please post the cover.).

Magic Shifts, Ilona Andrews, 24.06.2018
Magic Shifts (Kate Daniels, #8) by Ilona Andrews

2. John Adams (1797-1801)
Read a book with two best friends as the major characters1.

Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood, Ann Brashares, 19.07.2018

3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1801-1809.

Destroy Me, Tahereh Mafi, 23.08.2018 - 111 pages

4. James Madison (1809-1817)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1809-1817 .

The Cop Who Stole Christmas, Christie Craig, 24.08.2018 - 189 pages

5. James Monroe (1817-1825)
Read a book where a character travels to a foreign country.

Nachts nach Venedig, Veronica Henry, 19.06.2018

6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
Read a book where a character skinny dips.

Truth or Beard, Penny Reid, 02.07.2018

7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
Read a book where a character gets into a fight.

Magic Breaks, Ilona Andrews, 06.06.2018

8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
Read a book by an author who has three names.

Under the Lilacs, Louisa May Alcott, 28.06.2018

9. William Henry Harrison (1841)
Read a book where a character gets sick and dies .

Mistress Shakespeare, Karen Harper, 02.06.2018

10. John Tyler (1841-1845)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1841-1845.

Embracing the Knight, Jenn Langston, 18.08.2018 - 215 pages

11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)
Read a book by an author that uses a middle initial.

Throne of Glass, Sarah J. Maas, 05.08.2018

12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1849-1850.

Fates and Furies, Lauren Groff, 28.08.2018 - 391 pages

13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
Read a standalone book.

Dark Matter, Blake Crouch, 13.06.2018

14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
Read a book where a character is arrested.

Paw Enforcement, Diane Kelly, 26.06.2018

15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1857-1861.

Shatter Me, Tahereh Mafi, 23.08.2018 - 357 pages

16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
Read a book where a character has extraordinary strength and athleticism.

A Court of Thorns and Roses, Sarah J. Maas, 08.06.2018

17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
Read a book where a character sews their clothing.

The Duchess Deal, Tessa Dare, 05.07.2018

18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
Read a book set in the winter.

The Bear and the Nightingale, Katherine Arden, 27.06.2018

19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
Read a book with a MPG War

Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly, 08.08.2018

20. James A. Garfield (1881)
Read a book where a character knows more than one language .

Unter der Sonne Siziliens, Margot S. Baumann, 04.06.2018

21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)
Read a book with a hat or pants on the cover (Please post the cover) .

Summer Knight, Jim Butcher, 31.07.2018
Summer Knight (The Dresden Files, #4) by Jim Butcher

22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
Read a book with a bride or wedding dress on the cover (Please post the cover.)

Vision in White, Nora Roberts, 17.08.2018
Vision in White (Bride Quartet, #1) by Nora Roberts


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Rina | 1084 comments 23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
Read a book with a light on the cover (Please post the cover).

Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie, 13.07.2018
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
Read a Series book #2.

Fire Falling, Elise Kova, 07.06.2018 - Air Awakens #2

25. William McKinley (1897-1901)
Read a book with a flower on the cover (Please post the cover).

The Scarlet Pimpernel, Emmuska Orczy, 15.07.2018
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy

26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
Read a book with a MC that is married and has children.

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Lisa See, 02.08.2018

27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
Read a book where a character lose weight.

A Court of Mist and Fury, Sarah J. Maas, 11.06.2018

28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1913-1921.

The Empty Chair, Jeffery Deaver, 26.08.2018 - 512 pages

29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
Read a book with a female character that is a writer.

How to Knit a Love Song, Rachael Herron, 30.07.2018 - MC is female and writes knitting books.

30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1923-1929.

Die Kinder, Wulf Dorn, 17.09.2018 - 320 pages

31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
Read a book by an author whose initials begin with the same letter.

Death Call - Er bringt den Tod, Chris Carter, 12.06.2018

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
Read a book where the MC is related to other characters in the story.

Bitterblue, Kristin Cashore, 25.07.2018

33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1945-1953.

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Becky Albertalli, 25.09.2018 - 325 pages

34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
Read a book with a wild animal on the cover (Please post the cover.).

Magic Binds, Ilona Andrews, 14.07.2018
Magic Binds (Kate Daniels, #9) by Ilona Andrews

35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
Read a book with a character who has a difficult father .

Any Duchess Will Do, Tessa Dare, 29.07.2018

36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1963-1969.

Beauty and the Mustache, Penny Reid, 23.09.2018 - 361 pages

37. Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1969-1974.

A Discovery of Witches, Deborah Harkness, 11.10.2018 - 594 pages

38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
Read a book set in Michigan.

Weil ich Will liebe, Colleen Hoover, 03.06.2018 - set in Ypsilanti, Michigan

39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
Read a book with the letters U F O in the title (does not have to be in order).

A Court of Wings and Ruin, Sarah J. Maas, 23.06.2018

40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
Read a book where a character believes in astrology.

Kalte Angst - Im Kopf des Mörders, Arno Strobel, 14.06.2018

41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
Read a book with a character in a wheelchair.

Mädchen Nr. 5, Howard Linskey, 20.08.2018

42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
Read a book where a character wins an award.

Confessions, Kanae Minato, 31.07.2018

43. George W. Bush (2001-2009)
Read a book with a character who is a cheerleader.

Bitter Demons, Sarra Cannon, 29.09.2018

44. Barack Obama (2009-2017)
Read a book with a woman's name in the title.

Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery, 04.07.2018

45. Donald Trump (2017- )
Read a book with a character that does not drink alcohol OR with a character that dies due to an addiction OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 2017.

The Flame and the Flower, Kathleen E. Woodiwiss, 25.08.2018 - 512 pages


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Melanie Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
Duration:
June 1, 2018-May 31, 2019

Level: Level Three: 31-45 tasks

TASKS:
1. George Washington (1789-1797)
👨 Read a book with teeth on the cover (Please post the cover.)
The Dogs by Robert Calder The Dogs - Robert Calder - 8/24/2018

2. John Adams (1797-1801)
👨 Read a book with two best friends as the major characters.
The Good Daughter A Gripping, Suspenseful, Page-Turning Thriller by Alexandra Burt The Good Daughter - Alexandra Burt - 7/10/2018
How it fits: Major characters Bobby and Dahlia are friends.

3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1801-1809.
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris The Tattooist of Auschwitz - Heather Morris - 6/10/2018
How it fits: Page count 288 (1801-1809)

4. James Madison (1809-1817)
👨 Read a book with a character who is a gambler or alcoholic.
Working Class Boy by Jimmy Barnes Working Class Boy - Jimmy Barnes - 10/2/2018
How it fits: Jimmy's father is an alcoholic.

5. James Monroe (1817-1825)
👨 Read a book where a character travels to a foreign country.
In the Country We Love My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero In the Country We Love: My Family Divided - Diane Guerrero - 6/2/2018
How it fits: MC travels to Colombia and Spain to visit her family.

6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1825-1829.
The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly The Great Zoo of China - Matthew Reilly - 7/29/2018
How it fits: Page count 529 (1825-1829)

7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1829-1837.
Sizzling Sixteen (Stephanie Plum, #16) by Janet Evanovich Sizzling Sixteen - Janet Evanovich - 8/10/2018
How it fits: Page count 371

8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
👨 Read a book by an author who has three names.
I've Got My Eyes on You by Mary Higgins Clark I've Got My Eyes on You - Mary Higgins Clark - 7/31/2018
How it fits: Author Mary Higgins Clark.

9. William Henry Harrison (1841)
👨 Read a book where a character gives a speech.
The Foster Child by Jenny Blackhurst The Foster Child - Jenny Blackhurst - 6/6/2018
How it fits: Ellie gives a speech on spiders.

10. John Tyler (1841-1845)
👨 Read a book where a major character has grandchildren OR where a character becomes a parent in middle age OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1841-1845.

11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)
👨 Read a book by an author that uses a middle initial.
The Puma's Shadow by Antoine B. Daniel The Puma's Shadow - Antoine B. Daniel - 8/07/2018

12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)
👨 Read a book where a character is a fire fighter.
Brownie Points by Jennifer Coburn Brownie Points - Jennifer Coburn - 8/13/2018
How it fits: Jason is a fire fighter.

13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
👨 Read a standalone book.
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah The Great Alone - Kristin Hannah - 10/13/2018

14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
👨 Read a book where a character is arrested.
Because It Is My Blood (Birthright, #2) by Gabrielle Zevin Because It Is My Blood - Gabrielle Zevin - 6/27/2018
How it fits: Anya is arrested for violating her parole and for buying illegal chocolate.

15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)
👨 Read a book with a character that is worried about their reputation.
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova Every Note Played - Lisa Genova - 6/12/2018
How it fits: MC Richard tries to hide his ALS from everyone; cancelling his tour under difference reasons and not leaving the house so people can't see him.

16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
👨 Read a book by an author whose first name begins with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u.)
Yesterday's Sun by Amanda Brooke Yesterday's Sun - Amanda Brooke - 7/17/2018

17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
👨 Read a book where a character sews their clothing.
Iron Cradles - Carol Mara - 7/3/2018
How it fits: Nettie sews their own clothing on the farm.

18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
👨 Read a book set in the winter OR with a bird on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1869-1877.

19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
👨 Read a book with a MPG War OR where a character negotiates a deal OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1877-1881.

20. James A. Garfield (1881)
👨 Read a book where a character knows more than one language.
Blood Red, Snow White by Marcus Sedgwick Blood Red, Snow White - Marcus Sedgwick - 7/14/2018
How it fits: MC Arthur Ransome speaks English and Russian.

21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)
👨 Read a book where a character sells things because they need money OR with a hat or pants on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1881-1885.

22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
👨 Read a book where a character marries a much younger person OR with a bride or wedding dress on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1885-1889.

23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1889-1893.
Women of the Outback by Sue Williams Women of the Outback - Sue Williams - 9/13/2018
How it fits: Page count 288 (1889)

24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
👨 Read a Series book #2.
The Abused Werewolf Rescue Group by Catherine Jinks The Abused Werewolf Rescue Group - Catherine Jinks - 10/5/2018
How it fits: Book 2 in the Paranormal Support Groups series.

25. William McKinley (1897-1901)
👨 Read a book with a flower on the cover.
The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter The Good Daughter - Karin Slaughter - 9/20/2018

26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
👨 Read a book with a MC that is married and has children.
Love Anthony by Lisa Genova Love Anthony - Lisa Genova - 8/18/2018
How it fits: MC Beth is married with 3 daughters.

27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1909-1913.
Lean Mean Thirteen (Stephanie Plum, #13) by Janet Evanovich Lean Mean Thirteen - Janet Evanovich - 7/19/2018
How it fits: Page count 309 (1909-1913)

28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
👨 Read a book with snow on the cover (Please post the cover.)
The Winter Garden by Jane Thynne The Winter Garden - Jane Thynne - 6/20/2018

29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1921-1923.
White Highlands by John McGhie White Highlands - John McGhie - 7/24/2018
How it fits: Page count 432 (1921-1923)

30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
👨 Read a book where a character has a fetish OR where a character gets a massage OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1923-1929.

31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
👨 Read a book where characters speak in another language for privacy OR by an author whose initials begin with the same letter OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1929-1933.

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
👨 Read a book where the MC is related to other characters in the story.
Soraya The Storyteller by Rosanne Hawke Soraya The Storyteller - Rosanne Hawke - 6/24/2018
How it fits: Main characters are Soraya's family- herself, her mum and little brother and sister.

33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1945-1953.
Only Child by Rhiannon Navin Only Child - Rhiannon Navin - 8/28/2018
How it fits: Page count 352 (1953)

34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1953-1961.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum - 10/10/2018
How it fits: Page count 159 (1953)

35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
👨 Read a book with a character who has a difficult father.
The Girl with a Clock for a Heart by Peter Swanson The Girl with a Clock for a Heart - Peter Swanson - 6/23/2018
How it fits: Liana's dad was an alcoholic and quite difficult for her to live with.

36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
👨 Read a book where a character misses a flight OR with a character that is in the military OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1963-1969.

37. Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
👨 Read a book where a character can play more than one musical instrument OR with a MPG Music OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1969-1974.

38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
👨 Read a book where a character plays football OR set in Michigan OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1974-1977.

39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
👨 Read a book where a character sees something unbelievable (Tell us what that is.) OR with the letters U F O in the title (does not have to be in order) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1977-1981.

40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
👨 Read a book where a character believes in astrology OR with a character named Joan OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1981-1989.

41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1989-1993.
The Year of Fog by Michelle Richmond The Year of Fog - Michelle Richmond - 9/28/2018
How it fits: Page count 397 (1993)

42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1993-2001.
Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich Notorious Nineteen - Janet Evanovich - 6/29/2018
How it fits: Page count 302 ( 1993-2001)

43. George W. Bush (2001-2009)
👨 Read a book with a character that has a family involved in politics.
In the Age of Love and Chocolate (Birthright, #3) by Gabrielle Zevin In the Age of Love and Chocolate - Gabrielle Zevin - 7/8/2018
How it fits: Win's father runs for mayor.

44. Barack Obama (2009-2017)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2009-2017.
The Lollipop Shoes (Chocolat, #2) by Joanne Harris The Lollipop Shoes - Joanne Harris - 10/8/2018
How it fits: page count 572 (2017)

45. Donald Trump (2017- )
👨 Read a book with a character that does not drink alcohol OR with a character that dies due to an addiction OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 2017.


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JoAnne | 43940 comments Mod
Deidre(Dee) ~ Official Bookworm ~ wrote: "Thanks JoAnne. This is my way of learning about presidents that I have never heard of, and of course, the ones that I have.🇺🇸"

A lot of Americans don't know about the Presidents either!! LOL


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Emeli Webb | 326 comments Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
Duration: June 1, 2018-May 31, 2019

Levels:
Level One: 5-15 tasks
Level Two: 16-30 tasks
Level Three: 31-45 tasks

TASKS:
1. George Washington (1789-1797)
👨 OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1789-1797.
Playing for the Other Team by Sage C. Holloway
177 pages Finished 11/6
2. John Adams (1797-1801)
👨 Read a book with two best friends as the major characters OR where a character takes/buys souvenirs OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1797-1801.

3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
👨 Read a book where a character is a meteorologist OR from Seasons and Weather in Titles OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1801-1809.

4. James Madison (1809-1817)
👨 Read a book where a character has financial problems OR with a character who is a gambler or alcoholic
Published 25/7 2018
Finished 28/7politician OR where a character travels to a foreign country OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1817-1825.

6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
👨 Read a book where a character finagles an interview OR where a character skinny dips OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1825-1829.

7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
👨 Read a book where a character gets into a fight
Seti's Heart
Finished 1/7

8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
👨 Read a book by an author who has three names OR where a character has a weird nickname (Tell us the nickname.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1837-1841.

9. William Henry Harrison (1841)
👨 Read a book where a character gets sick and dies OR where a character gives a speech OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1841.

10. John Tyler (1841-1845)
👨 Read a book where a major character has grandchildren OR where a character becomes a parent in middle age OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1841-1845.

11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)
👨 OR by an author that uses a middle initial
Breeding Stations (Alliances #1) by Chris T. Kat
Chris T. Kat
Finished 8/7

12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)
👨 Read a book where a character is a fire fighter OR where the characters go camping OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1849-1850.

13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
👨 OR a book whose title begins with M
Marrying His Omega (Mapleville Omegas #8) by Lorelei M. Hart
Marrying His Omega MM Non Shifter Alpha Omega Mpreg: A Mapleville Romance
Finished 2/6
14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
👨 Read a book where a character is arrested OR a Series/TBR #14 OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1853-1857.

15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)
👨 Read a book where a character is a slave or servant OR with a character that is worried about their reputation OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1857-1861.

16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
👨 OR by an author whose first name begins with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u)
Virgin In The City by Alexa Riley
Alexa Riley
Finished 13/6
17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
👨 Read a book where a character sews their clothing OR with a character who had a rough childhood OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1865-1869.
18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
👨 Read a book set in the winter OR with a bird on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1869-1877.

19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
👨 Read a book with a MPG War OR where a character negotiates a deal OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1877-1881.

20. James A. Garfield (1881)
👨 Read a book where a character knows more than one language OR by an author with JAMES as a first or last name OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1881.
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21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)
👨 Read a book where a characterney OR with a hat or pants on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1881-1885.

22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
👨 Read a book where a character marries a much younger person OR with a bride or wedding dress on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1885-1889.

23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
👨 Read a book where a character has anxiety about something OR with a light/lamp or light switch on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1889-1893.

24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
👨 Read a Series book #2
The Bookmobile Baby (Nerds Who Knot #2) by Amy Bellows
Finished 23/3


25. William McKinley (1897-1901)
👨 Read a book where a character has a good luck charm OR with a flower on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1897-1901.

26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
👨 Read a book where a character has a secret pastime OR with a MC that is married and has children OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1901-1909.

27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
👨 Read a book where a character lose weight OR with a bathtub on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1909-1913.

28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
👨 Read a book where a character plays golf OR with snow on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1913-1921.

29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
👨 Read a book where a character has a child out of wedlock
Love at First Sight (Home, #4) by Cardeno C.
Finished 7/6

30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
👨 Read a book where a character has a fetish OR where a character gets a massage OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1923-1929.

31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
👨 Read a book where characters speak in another language for privacy OR by an author whose initials begin with the same letter OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1929-1933.

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
👨 Read a book where the MC is related to other characters in the story
Growing a Family by Eva Leon
Finished 3/6
33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
👨 Read a book where a character has not attended college OR set in the 20th century (1901-2000) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1945-1953.

34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
👨 Read a book with a wild animal on the cover (Please post the cover.)
War's Mate (Honey Creek Den #1) by Taylor Rylan
Finished 9/9
35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
👨 Read a book where a character went to Harvard OR with a character who has a difficult father OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1961-1963.

36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
👨 Read a book where a character misses a flight OR with a character that is in the military OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1963-1969.

37. Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
👨 Read a book where a character can play more than one musical instrument OR with a MPG Music OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1969-1974.
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38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
👨 Read a book where a character plays football OR set in Michigan OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1974-1977.

39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
👨 OR with the letters U F O in the title (does not have to be in order)
Found in Beaumont (Lone Star Brothers #1) by Susi Hawke
Found in Beaumont
Finished 16/7
40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
👨 Read a book where a character believes in astrology OR with a character named Joan OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1981-1989.

41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
👨 Read a book where a character goes sky diving OR with a character in a wheelchair OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1989-1993.

42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
👨 Or with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1993-2001
The Case of the Sexy Shakespearean (The Middlemark Mysteries #1) by Tara Lain
204 pages Finished 4/8
43. George W. Bush (2001-2009)
👨 Read a book with a character who is a cheerleader OR with a character that has a family involved in politics OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2001-2009.

44. Barack Obama (2009-2017)
👨 OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2009-2017.
Undercover Lover by Max Hudson
207 pages Finished 8/9
45. Donald Trump (2017- )
👨 Read a book with a character that does not drink alcohol.
The Perfect Cup A Gay Romantic Comedy by Dominic Clark
Finished 18/8


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Tanya | 38 comments Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
June 1st, 2018-May 31st, 2019
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I'll try this one.


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Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
Duration: June 1, 2018-May 31, 2019
Level 2
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PRESIDENT
1. George Washington (1789-1797)
2. John Adams (1797-1801)
3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
4. James Madison (1809-1817)
5. James Monroe (1817-1825)
6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
9. William Henry Harrison (1841)
10. John Tyler (1841-1845)

11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)
middle initial
The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan 6/8

12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)
13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)
16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
20. James A. Garfield (1881)
21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)
22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
25. William McKinley (1897-1901)
26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
37. Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
Gerald Ford (1973-1974)
38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
41. George Bush (1989-1993)
42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
43. George W. Bush (2001-2009)
44. Barack Obama (2009-2017)
45. Donald Trump (2017- )


The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan


message 30: by Erin (last edited Dec 26, 2018 04:56PM) (new)

Erin | 467 comments Completed 12/26/18

Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
Duration: June 1, 2018-May 31, 2019

Levels: Level Three: 31-45 tasks

43/43 read

TASKS:
1. George Washington (1789-1797)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1789-1797. One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson, 418 pages, read 6/3/18

2. John Adams (1797-1801)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1797-1801. You're Saying It Wrong: A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words--And Their Tangled Histories of Misuse by Ross Petras, 194 pages, read 7/8/18

3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
👨 Read a book from Seasons and Weather in Titles. Empire of the Sun by J.G. Baillard, #12, read 10/31/18

4. James Madison (1809-1817)
👨 Read a book with a character who is a gambler or alcoholic. Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series by Eliot Asinof, Arnold Rothstein was the gambler who fixed the 1919 World Series, read 10/13/18

5. James Monroe (1817-1825)
👨 Read a book with a character who is a politician. The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan by Rick Perlstein, read 6/23/18

6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1825-1829. Edge Of Tomorrow by Maggie Walsh, 192 pages, read 6/4/18

7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
👨 Read a book set in the Carolinas. Denying Yourself by Silvia Violet, set in North Carolina, read 6/14/18

8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
👨 Read a book by an author who has three names. The Full Cupboard of Life by Alexander McCall Smith, read 6/17/18

9. William Henry Harrison (1841)
👨 Read a book where a character gives a speech. Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life by Robert Dallek, read 7/15/18

10. John Tyler (1841-1845)
👨 Read a book where a major character has grandchildren. No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II by Doris Kearns Goodwin, read 7/20/18

11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)
👨 Read a book by an author that uses a middle initial. Lone Wolf by Erin M. Leaf, read 7/11/18

13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
👨 Read a standalone book. The Poodle Apocalypse by John Inman, read 7/2/18

14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
👨 Read a Series/TBR #14. The Right Time For Us by Stormy Glenn, Cade Creek Series, read 8/2/18

15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)
👨 Read a book where a character is a slave or servant. Forever Home by Missy Welsh, read 6/19/18

16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
👨 Read a book by an author whose first name begins with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u.) Getting It Right by A.M. Arthur, read 8/25/18

17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
👨 Read a book with a character who had a rough childhood. Holding out for a Hero by Shannon West, read 8/21/18

18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
👨 Read a book with a bird on the cover (Please post the cover.) Tandia by Bryce Courtenay, read 9/29/18
Tandia by Bryce Courtenay

19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
👨 Read a book with a MPG War. Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power by Rachel Maddow, read 12/21/18

20. James A. Garfield (1881)
👨 Read a book where a character knows more than one language. Hot Mess 5 by Stormy Glenn, the main characters speak Italian with each other. Read 6/17/18

21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)
👨 Read a book with a hat or pants on the cover (Please post the cover). Xavi's Wild Ride by Bellann Summer, read 6/4/18
Xavi's Wild Ride (The Men of the Crazy Angle Ranch, #2) by Bellann Summer

22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
👨 Read a book where a character marries a much younger person. Clear Water by Amy Lane, read 12/4/18

23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
👨 Read a book where a character has anxiety about something. Tender Mercies by Eli Easton, one character has financial anxieties, another has anxiety about being shunned, read 9/17/18

24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
👨 Read a Series book #2. Love Jake by E.M. Leya, Rags to Riches series, read 9/26/18

25. William McKinley (1897-1901)
👨 Read a book with a flower on the cover (Please post the cover). Cat's Claw by Susan Wittig Albert, read 9/12/18
Cat's Claw (China Bayles, #20) by Susan Wittig Albert

26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
👨 Read a book with a MC that is married and has children. Frostbitten by Kelley Armstrong, Elena and Clay are married (mated werewolves) and have twins, read 12/21/18

27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1909-1913. Love's Deceit by Flynn Eire, 138 pages, read 7/5/18

28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1913-1921. The Longest Stride by T.A. Chase, 134 pages, read 7/9/18

29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1921-1923. Complete Without Kids: An Insider's Guide to Childfree Living by Choice or Chance by Ellen L. Walker, 179 pages, read 7/13/18

30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
👨 Read a book where a character has a fetish. Tactical Submission by Ada Maria Soto, read 6/30/18

31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
👨Read a book by an author whose initials begin with the same letter. The Von Bulow Affair by William Wright, read 9/21/18

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
👨 Read a book where the MC is related to other characters in the story. The Children of the Roses by Warren Adler, MCs are siblings and book is about how they survived their parents' deadly divorce, read 9/15/18

33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
👨 Read a book set in the 20th century (1901-2000). American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee by Karen Abbott, set in the 1920s, read 9/14/18

34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
👨 Read a book with a wild animal on the cover (Please post the cover.) Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs, read 8/5/18
Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega, #1) by Patricia Briggs

35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
👨 Read a book with a character who has a difficult father. A Troubled Range by Andrew Grey, Haven Jessup has a troubled relationship with his father, read 7/12/18

36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1963-1969. Unexpected by Sloane Kennedy, 336 pages, read 10/19/18

37. Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1969-1974. Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune by Bill Dedman, 496 pages, read 10/7/18

38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1974-1977. Job Hunt by Jackie Keswick, 294 pages, read 12/26/18

39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
👨 Read a book where a character sees something unbelievable (Tell us what that is.) The Nourisher by Mark Alders, MC is kidnapped by aliens, read 6/18/18

40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1981-1989. Embracing Need by Silvia Violet, 189 pages, read 7/3/18

41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1989-1993. A Naughty Naughty Mink by Lynn Stark, 199 pages, read 12/10/18

42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
👨 Read a book published in 2004 or 2005. Case Histories by Kate Atkinson, published in 2004, read 6/3/18

43. George W. Bush (2001-2009)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2001-2009. Dragon Hearts by Cree Storm, 229 pages, read 7/17/18

44. Barack Obama (2009-2017)
👨 Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2009-2017. Rivers of Passion by Susan Laine, 170 pages, read 12/10/18


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message 32: by Anne (last edited Oct 13, 2018 05:00PM) (new)

Anne | 946 comments I do love the Presidents. (I vacationed visiting 5 presidential homes last year and have three on the docket for this year!) I'm going to go for it!

06/01/2018- 10/13/2018
45/45

1. George Washington (visited)
Tourist Season by Carl Hiaasen
Tourist Season by Carl Hiaasen
COMPLETED 09/23/2018
The gator on the cover is baring it's teeth.

2. John Adams (visited)
Savannah Breeze by Mary Kay Andrews
COMPLETED 06/05/2018
Bebe and Weezy are best friends and team up to take down a con man. Additionally, souvenir stores are mentioned.

3. Thomas Jefferson (visited)
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
COMPLETED 09/05/2018
Season of Fall (Autumn) in the title

4. James Madison (visited)
The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
COMPLETED 06/02/2018
Hal, upon the sudden, accidental death of her mother, is in financial straits and consults a loan shark.

5. James Monroe (visited)
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
COMPLETED 6/12/2018
Monroe, as Sec of State, travelled through foreign lands. The Orient Express, travels from Turkey to Paris. Also, Monroe was President during the Era of Good Feelings. Reading Agatha Christie gives me an aura of good feelings!

6. John Quincy Adams (visited)
Body Surfing by Anita Shreve
COMPLETED 07/31/2018
Sidney goes skinny dipping.

7. Andrew Jackson (going to the Hermitage this year!)
Lowcountry Bonfire by Susan M Boyer
COMPLETED 7/28/2018
Set in the Carolinas



8. Martin Van Buren
Sanibel Flats by Randy Wayne White
COMPLETED 07/15/2018
Three name author

9. William Henry Harrison
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
COMPLETED 07/19/2018
Isabel, the twins mother, got sick from influenza and died at the sanitarium. Likewise, the Mrs., the housekeeper, appears to have dementia and dies.

10. John Tyler
The Spy in the Bleachers by Gertrude Chandler Warner
COMPLETED 07/06/2018
The boxcar children live with their grandfather, James Alden.

11. James K Polk (heading to his boyhood home this year!)
The Coincidence of Coconut Cake by Amy E Reichert
COMPLETED 6/6/2018 Author includes middle initial.

12. Zachary Taylor
Take Me with You by Catherine Ryan Hyde
COMPLETED 09/03/2018
The entire book takes place at National Parks in an RV.


13. Millard Fillmore
Macramé Murder by Mollie Cox Bryan
COMPLETED 07/18/2018
Starts with an M

14. Franklin Pierce (visited)
Bimbos of the Death Sun by Sharyn McCrumb
COMPLETED 06/08/2018
This was #14 on my To Be Read list.

15. James Buchanan
Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca
COMPLETED 06/15/2018
Mary Grace Quackenbos Humiston was the first female DA in New York. During her career, she had several noteworthy cases, including breaking up a white slavery ring and peonage (an illegal form of indentured servitude) ring called Sunnyside Plantation.

16. Abraham Lincoln
Dust Bowl Girls: The Inspiring Story of the Team That Barnstormed Its Way to Basketball Glory by Lydia Reeder
COMPLETED 07/26/2018
All of the girls on the team were great athletes and went on to careers either in pro basketball or athletic education. The most famous athlete in the book, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, a frequent competitor and fellow all star to the Cardinals team, won gold in the Olympics in track and field and was the first female golfer to be a household name!


17. Andrew Johnson (heading to his Presidential Library in Sept.)
Life at the Dakota: New York's Most Unusual Address by Stephen Birmingham
COMPLETED 06/29/2018
Isaac Singer, of the sewing machine fame, had a rough upbringing. He found his stride in his 30s when he made a better electric sewing machine. Hopefully his 25+ children from 5 wives (simultaneously!) and untold mistresses fared better.

18. Ulysses S Grant
Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
COMPLETED 06/22/2018
Bird on the cover
Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

19. Rutherford B Hayes
Zero Day by David Baldacci
COMPLETED 08/14/2018
John Puller, Jr. and John Puller, Sr. are both decorated veterans of combat. Sr. is suffering from dementia and living in Korea and Jr. has repeated flashbacks to Afghanistan throughout.

20. James Garfield
Sayonara Slam by Naomi Hirahara
COMPLETED 06/30/2018
Mas Arai speaks Japanese and English

21. Chester Arthur
One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline
COMPLETED 9/29/2018
Hat on the cover
One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline



22. Grover Cleveland
Along for the Ride by Sarah Dressen
COMPLETED 06/20/2018
May December Marriage -Heidi, Auden's step-mother, is only 26 and her father is in his late 50s.

23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
Finger Lickin' Dead by Riley Adams
COMPLETED 06/174/2018
There is a light on the cover handing over the table
Finger Lickin' Dead (A Memphis BBQ Mystery, #2) by Riley Adams

24. Grover Cleveland
Cold Cold Heart by Tami Hoag
COMPLETED 07/31/2018
Tim Carver is a deputy sheriff.

25. William McKinley
A Brisket, a Casket by Delia Rosen
COMPLETED 08/15/2018
Flowers on the cover (note the vase on the table.)
A Brisket, a Casket (A Deadly Deli Mystery, #1) by Delia Rosen

26. Theodore Roosevelt (visited boyhood home)
The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve
COMPLETED 07/24/2018
Grace Holland is married to husband, Gene with two children.

27. Willam H Taft
Jackie's Girl: My Life with the Kennedy Family by Kathy McKeon
COMPLETED 07/13/2018
Kathy balooned up to 180 pounds in her first domestic assignment as she was terribly unhappy. With the help of Annemarie, the cook, and Jackie Kennedy, she lost weight.


28. Woodrow Wilson (visited boyhood home)
Starry Night by Debbie Macomber
COMPLETED 07/09/2018
Snow is on the cover
Starry Night by Debbie Macomber


29. Warren G Harding
Class Mom by Laurie Gelman
COMPLETED 06/14/2018
Jen, the Class Mom, has three children. Her first two were born out of wedlock when she was a groupie following INXS.

30. Calvin Coolidge
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
COMPLETED 07/07/2018
Wade is trying to comprehend the 80s and admits to a fetish regarding watching geeky girls play 80s music on the ukelele.


31. Herbert Hoover
A Season in Purgatory by Dominick Dunne
COMPLETED 07/08/2018
Author has matching initials of D

32. Franklin D Roosevelt
Booked 4 Murder by J C Eaton
COMPLETED 06/22/2018
Phee is called upon by her mother to solve a myster.

33. Harry S Truman
Banana Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
COMPLETED 6/7/2018
Hannah did not complete college.

34. Dwight D Eisenhower
The Shaman Sings by James D Ross
COMPLETED 07/21/2018
There is a coyote on the cover.
The Shaman Sings (Charlie Moon, #1) by James D. Doss


35. John F Kennedy (visited library)
Pink Slip Party by Cara Lockwood
COMPLETED 07/10/2018
Jane's an artist. Her father is traditional. She does not appreciate his advice. She would call him difficult.

36. Lyndon B Johnson
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Gramm
COMPLETED 07/05/2018
Percy Harrison Fawcett, who was lost in 1925 in the Amazon jungle, was a lieutenant in the Royal Artillery.

37. Richard Nixon (visited home and library)I Can't Make You Love Me, but I Can Make You Leave by Dixie Cash
COMPLETED 06/27/2018
Eddie plays both guitar and keyboard.

38. Gerald Ford
Lack of the Irish by Ralph McInerny
COMPLETED 06/24/2018
The QB of the Fighting Irish, Ezekiel Phipps, has a crisis of faith.

39. Jimmy Carter
The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnovitch
COMPLETED 08/04/2018
UFO is in the title.


40. Ronald Reagan (visited library)
When Tides Turn by Sarah Sundin
COMPLETED 06/04/2018
Dan's exgirlfriend, referenced through the book, was named Joan.

41. George H W Bush (been outside summer home)
The Romanov Cross by Robert Masello
COMPLETED 8/19/2018
Charlie Vane is in a wheelchair.

42. Bill Clinton
Every Secret Thing by Laura Lippmann
COMPLETED 08/07/2018
Published in 2004.


43. George W Bush
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
COMPLETED 07/16/2018
Political family -- Avery is being groomed for her father's Senate seat.


44. Barack Obama
The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine
COMPLETED 10/13/2018
Woman's name in the title


45. Donald Trump
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J D Vance
COMPLETED 06/28/2018
J D's biological father is a teetotaler after he finds religion.


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Welcome Anne!

This challenge begins on June 1st.


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No problem!! ;)


message 36: by Debbie (last edited Dec 14, 2018 11:32AM) (new)

Debbie (debbiegray) | 386 comments Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
Duration: June 1, 2018 - May 31, 2019

Level Three: 31-45 tasks 45/45

1. George Washington (1789-1797)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1789-1797. The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene 7/14/18
Nancy Drew Mystery Stories The Secret of The Old Clock and The Hidden Staircase by Carolyn Keene

2. John Adams (1797-1801)
Read a book with two best friends as the major characters OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1797-1801. published 2018 Beach House Reunion by Mary Alice Monroe 8/13/18
Beach House Reunion (Beach House, #5) by Mary Alice Monroe

3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1801-1809...288 pages Have a Nice Guilt Trip by Lisa Scottoline 8/25/18
Have a Nice Guilt Trip by Lisa Scottoline

4. James Madison (1809-1817)
Read a book where a character has financial problems The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney 6/13/18
The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

5. James Monroe (1817-1825)
Read a book with a character who is a politician OR where a character travels to a foreign country The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home by Denise Kiernan 7/18/18
The Last Castle The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home by Denise Kiernan

6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
Read a book where a character skinny dips The High Tide Club by Mary Kay Andrews 7/3/18
The High Tide Club by Mary Kay Andrews

7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1829-1837... 296 pages...Bundle of Trouble by Diana Orgain 7/11/18
Bundle of Trouble (A Maternal Instincts Mystery, #1) by Diana Orgain

8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
Read a book by an author who has three names Hiss of Death by Rita Mae Brown 6/28/18
Hiss of Death (Mrs. Murphy, #19) by Rita Mae Brown

9. William Henry Harrison (1841)
Read a book where a character gives a speech The Briefing: Politics, the Press, and the Presidentby Sean Spicer 8/24/18
The Briefing Politics, the Press, and the President by Sean Spicer

10. John Tyler (1841-1845)
Read a book where a major character has grandchildren OR where a character becomes a parent in middle age OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1841-1845...384 pages..Dogwood Hill by Sherryl Woods 8/9/18
Dogwood Hill (Chesapeake Shores, #12) by Sherryl Woods

11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1845-1849...218 pages...Strawberry Cream Murder by Susan Gillard 9/17/18
Strawberry Cream Murder (Donut Hole Mystery #1) by Susan Gillard

12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1849-1850. 416 pages The High Season by Judy Blundell 9/21/18
The High Season by Judy Blundell

13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
Read a book whose title begins with M Meet Me at Emotional Baggage Claim by Lisa Scottoline6/8/18
Meet Me at Emotional Baggage Claim by Lisa Scottoline

14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1853-1857...283 pages...Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict 9/11/18
Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict

15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)
Read a book with a character that is worried about their reputation All Fudged Up by Nancy CoCo 8/21/18
All Fudged Up (Candy-Coated, #1) by Nancy CoCo

16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
Read a book by an author whose first name begins with a vowel Pretty Mess by Erika Jayne 6/27/18
Pretty Mess by Erika Jayne

17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1865-1869. ...218 pages...Halloween Hijinks by Kathi Daley 10/11/18
Halloween Hijinks (Zoe Donovan Mystery #1) by Kathi Daley

18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1869-1877...367 pages...The Cross-Country Quilters by Jennifer Chiaverini 10/28/18
The Cross-Country Quilters (Elm Creek Quilts, #3) by Jennifer Chiaverini

19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
Read a book where a character negotiates a deal Enchanted, Inc. by Shanna Swendson 9/1/18
Enchanted, Inc. (Enchanted, Inc., #1) by Shanna Swendson

20. James A. Garfield (1881)
Read a book where a character knows more than one language Liars, Leakers, and Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy by Jeanine Pirro 9/25/18
Liars, Leakers, and Liberals The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy by Jeanine Pirro

21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)
Read a book where a character sells things because they need money Round Robin by Jennifer Chiaverini 10/8/18
Round Robin (Elm Creek Quilts, #2) by Jennifer Chiaverini

22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1885-1889. Resistance Is Futile!: How the Trump-Hating Left Lost Its Collective Mind by Ann Coulter 10/14/18
Resistance Is Futile! How the Trump-Hating Left Lost Its Collective Mind by Ann Coulter

23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
Read a book where a character has anxiety about something Evil in Carnations by Kate Collins 7/9/18
Evil in Carnations (A Flower Shop Mystery, #8) by Kate Collins

24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
Read a book with a character that is a sheriff Murder Ties the Knot by Christy Fifield 11/3/18
Murder Ties the Knot (A Haunted Souvenir Shop Mystery, #4) by Christy Fifield

25. William McKinley (1897-1901)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1897-1901...309..Plum Pudding Murder by Joanne Fluke 11/10/18
Plum Pudding Murder (Hannah Swensen, #12) by Joanne Fluke

26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
Read a book where a character has a secret pastime OR with a MC that is married and has children White Houses by Amy Bloom 6/11/18
White Houses by Amy Bloom

27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1909-1913. ...304 pages..Splendor in the Glass by Tamar Myers 10/2/18
Splendor in the Glass (Den of Antiquity, #9) by Tamar Myers

28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1913-1921. Dead Cold Brew by Cleo Coyle 10/30/18
Dead Cold Brew (Coffeehouse Mystery, #16) by Cleo Coyle

29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
Read a book where a character has a child out of wedlock Knit One, Kill Two by Maggie Sefton 6/19/18
Knit One, Kill Two (A Knitting Mystery, #1) by Maggie Sefton

30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1923-1929. ...228 pages..A Russian Princess Remembers by Ekaterina Meshcherskaya 10/23/18

31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
Read a book by an author whose initials begin with the same letter Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man by Fannie Flagg 6/23/18
Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man by Fannie Flagg

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
Read a book where the MC is related to other characters in the story Willow Brook Road by Sherryl Woods 9/14/18
Willow Brook Road (Chesapeake Shores, #13) by Sherryl Woods

33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1945-1953. When Life Gives You Lululemons by Lauren Weisberger 10/17/18
When Life Gives You Lululemons (The Devil Wears Prada, #3) by Lauren Weisberger

34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1953-1961...305...Rueful Death by Susan Wittig Albert 11/14/18
Rueful Death (China Bayles, #5) by Susan Wittig Albert


35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
Read a book where a character went to Harvard OR with a character who has a difficult father The Summer I Met Jack by Michelle Gable 8/3/18
The Summer I Met Jack by Michelle Gable

36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
Read a book where a character misses a flight Engaged in Death by Stephanie Blackmoore 11/21/18
Engaged in Death (Wedding Planner Mystery #1) by Stephanie Blackmoore

37. Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1969-1974. ..192 pages...Beautiful Star of Bethlehem by Lori Copeland 12/10/18
Beautiful Star of Bethlehem by Lori Copeland

38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
Read a book where a character plays football 3. Flamingo Diner by Sherryl Woods 9/29/18
Flamingo Diner by Sherryl Woods

39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
Read a book with the letters U F O in the title The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand 7/6/18
The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand

40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1981-1989. ..188 pages.. A Ghost for Christmas by J.D. Winters 11/24/18
A Ghost for Christmas (Destiny Bay Cozy, #1) by J.D. Winters

41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1989-1993...128 pages Killer Christmas by Harper Lin 12/13/18
Killer Christmas (An Emma Wild Holiday Mystery #1) by Harper Lin

42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
Read a book published in 2004 Out to Canaan by Jan Karon 9/3/18
Out to Canaan (Mitford Years, #4) by Jan Karon

43. George W. Bush (2001-2009)
Read a book with a character that has a family involved in politics Dead to the Last Drop by Cleo Coyle 8/15/18
Dead to the Last Drop (Coffeehouse Mystery, #15) by Cleo Coyle

44. Barack Obama (2009-2017)
Read a book set in Hawaii Under a Maui Moon by Robin Jones Gunn 12/8/18
Under a Maui Moon (Hideaway, #1) by Robin Jones Gunn

45. Donald Trump (2017- )
Read a book with a character that does not drink alcohol The Cat Who Tailed a Thief by Lilian Jackson Braun 7/31/18
The Cat Who Tailed a Thief (Cat Who... #19) by Lilian Jackson Braun


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Anne | 946 comments Quick question -- For President McKinley, one of the options is a good luck charm -- would you consider taking a bad luck omen?


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Anne wrote: "Quick question -- For President McKinley, one of the options is a good luck charm -- would you consider taking a bad luck omen?"

OK - He definitely had some bad luck!


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Anne | 946 comments Awesome! Thank you!!! (And I should probably be careful. This is the second book this month that has had magpies in them and they are an omen of death! Where did I put that multivitamin?)


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Anne wrote: "Awesome! Thank you!!! (And I should probably be careful. This is the second book this month that has had magpies in them and they are an omen of death! Where did I put that multivitamin?)"

So funny!


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Claire  | 285 comments Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
Duration: June 13, 2018-June 12, 2019

Level Three: 31-45 tasks
0/31-45


TASKS:
1. George Washington (1789-1797)
Read a book where a character has false teeth OR with teeth on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1789-1797.

2. John Adams (1797-1801)
Read a book with two best friends as the major characters OR where a character takes/buys souvenirs OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1797-1801.

3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
Read a book where a character is a meteorologist OR from Seasons and Weather in Titles OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1801-1809.

4. James Madison (1809-1817)
Read a book where a character has financial problems OR with a character who is a gambler or alcoholic OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1809-1817 .

5. James Monroe (1817-1825)
Read a book with a character who is a politician OR where a character travels to a foreign country OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1817-1825.

6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
Read a book where a character finagles an interview OR where a character skinny dips OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1825-1829.

7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
Read a book where a character gets into a fight OR set in the Carolinas OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1829-1837.

8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
Read a book by an author who has three names OR where a character has a weird nickname (Tell us the nickname.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1837-1841.

9. William Henry Harrison (1841)
Read a book where a character gets sick and dies OR where a character gives a speech OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1841.

10. John Tyler (1841-1845)
Read a book where a major character has grandchildren OR where a character becomes a parent in middle age OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1841-1845.

11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)
Read a book where a character does not know how to have fun OR by an author that uses a middle initial OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1845-1849.

12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)
Read a book where a character is a fire fighter OR where the characters go camping OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1849-1850.

13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
Read a standalone book OR a book whose title begins with M OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1850-1853.

14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
Read a book where a character is arrested OR a Series/TBR #14 OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1853-1857.

15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)
Read a book where a character is a slave or servant OR with a character that is worried about their reputation OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1857-1861.

16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
Read a book where a character has extraordinary strength and athleticism OR by an author whose first name begins with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1861-1865.

17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
Read a book where a character sews their clothing OR with a character who had a rough childhood OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1865-1869.

18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
Read a book set in the winter OR with a bird on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1869-1877.

19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
Read a book with a MPG War OR where a character negotiates a deal OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1877-1881.

20. James A. Garfield (1881)
Read a book where a character knows more than one language OR by an author with JAMES as a first or last name OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1881.

21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)
Read a book where a character sells things because they need money OR with a hat or pants on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1881-1885.

22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
Read a book where a character marries a much younger person OR with a bride or wedding dress on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1885-1889.


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Claire  | 285 comments 23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
Read a book where a character has anxiety about something OR with a light/lamp or light switch on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1889-1893.

24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
Read a Series book #2 OR with a character that is a sheriff OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1893-1897.

25. William McKinley (1897-1901)
Read a book where a character has a good luck charm OR with a flower on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1897-1901.

26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
Read a book where a character has a secret pastime OR with a MC that is married and has children OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1901-1909.

27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
Read a book where a character lose weight OR with a bathtub on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1909-1913.

28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
Read a book where a character plays golf OR with snow on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1913-1921.

29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
Read a book where a character has a child out of wedlock OR with a female character that is a writer OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1921-1923.

30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
Read a book where a character has a fetish OR where a character gets a massage OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1923-1929.

31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
Read a book where characters speak in another language for privacy OR by an author whose initials begin with the same letter OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1929-1933.

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
Read a book where the MC is related to other characters in the story OR where a bride is given away at her wedding by a man that is not her father OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1933-1945.

33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
Read a book where a character has not attended college OR set in the 20th century (1901-2000) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1945-1953.

34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
Read a book where a character is crazy about their lawn OR with a wild animal on the cover (Please post the cover.) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1953-1961.

35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
Read a book where a character went to Harvard OR with a character who has a difficult father OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1961-1963.

36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
Read a book where a character misses a flight OR with a character that is in the military OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1963-1969.

37. Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
Read a book where a character can play more than one musical instrument OR with a MPG Music OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1969-1974.

38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
Read a book where a character plays football OR set in Michigan OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1974-1977.

39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
Read a book where a character sees something unbelievable (Tell us what that is.) OR with the letters U F O in the title (does not have to be in order) OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1977-1981.

40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
Read a book where a character believes in astrology OR with a character named Joan OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1981-1989.

41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
Read a book where a character goes sky diving OR with a character in a wheelchair OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1989-1993.

42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
Read a book where a character wins an award OR published in 2004 or 2005 OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1993-2001.

43. George W. Bush (2001-2009)
Read a book with a character who is a cheerleader OR with a character that has a family involved in politics OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2001-2009.

44. Barack Obama (2009-2017)
Read a book with a woman's name in the title OR set in Hawaii OR with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2009-2017.

45. Donald Trump (2017- )
Read a book with a character that does not drink alcohol OR with a character that dies due to an addiction OR with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 2017.


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Grace | 1255 comments Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
Duration: June 1, 2018-May 31, 2019

Level Three: 31-45 tasks
45/45
FINISHED

TASKS:
1. George Washington (1789-1797)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1789-1797- Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 14 by Hiromu Arakawa 6/6 – pg. 192

2. John Adams (1797-1801)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1797-1801- Attack on Titan: Before the Fall, Vol. 6 by Hajime Isayama 6/5 -pg. 192

3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1801-1809- Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 13 by Hiromu Arakawa 6/4 – pg. 192

4. James Madison (1809-1817)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1809-1817- Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 15 by Hiromu Arakawa 6/7 – pg. 192

5. James Monroe (1817-1825)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1817-1825- Planting Gardens in Graves by R.H. Sin 6/30 pg. 272

6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1825-1829- Fairy Tail, Vol. 49 by Hiro Mashima 6/4 – pg. 192

7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1829-1837- Attack on Titan: Before the Fall, Vol. 7 by Hajime Isayama 6/5 – pg. 232

8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1837-1841- I Hope This Reaches Her in Time by R.H. Sin 6/14 – pg. 74

9. William Henry Harrison (1841)
Read a book with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1841- Attack on Titan: Before the Fall, Vol. 5 by Hajime Isayama 6/5 – pg. 224

10. John Tyler (1841-1845)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1841-1845- The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 2: Dallas by Gerard Way 6/15 pg. 184

11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1845-1849- Attack on Titan: Before the Fall, Vol. 10 by Hajime Isayama 6/11- pg. 192

12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1849-1850- Until Death Do Us Part Omnibus (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 13: Includes Vol. 25 & 26 by Hiroshi Takashige 6/12 - pg. 512

13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
Read a book whose title begins with M- A Million Junes by Emily Henry 6/5

14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
Read a book where a character is arrested- Last to Know by Micalea Smeltzer 6/2

15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1857-1861- Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Rift, Part 3 by Gene Luen Yang 6/4 – pg. 76

16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
Read a book where a character has extraordinary strength and athleticism- The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer 6/11

17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1865-1869- Winter Soldier, Volume 1: The Longest Winter by Ed Brubaker 6/14 - pg. 136

18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1869-1877- Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Rift, Part 2 by Gene Luen Yang 6/4 – pg. 76

19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1877-1881- Whiskey Words & a Shovel II by R.H. Sin 6/15 – pg. 176

20. James A. Garfield (1881)
Read a book with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 1881- A Beautiful Composition of Broken by R.H. Sin 6/19 – pg. 480

21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1881-1885- Algedonic by R.H. Sin 6/19 – pg. 128

22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1885-1889- Attack on Titan, Vol. 25 by Hajime Isayama 6/17 – pg. 192

23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
Read a book where a character has anxiety about something- Four Weeks, Five People by Jennifer Yu 6/22

24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
Read a Series book #2- The Witch Doesn't Burn In This One by Amanda Lovelace 6/14

25. William McKinley (1897-1901)
Read a book with a flower on the cover (Please post the cover)- A Certain Scientific Railgun, Vol. 8 A Certain Scientific Railgun, Vol. 8 by Kazuma Kamachi by Kazuma Kamachi 6/11

26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1901-1909- Attack on Titan: Before the Fall, Vol. 12 by Hajime Isayama 6/18 – pg. 200

27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1909-1913- Champion: The Graphic Novel by Marie Lu 6/20– pg. 160

28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1913-1921- Rest in the Mourning by R.H. Sin 6/21 – pg. 128

29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1921-1923- Pillow Thoughts by Courtney Peppernell 6/15 – pg. 272

30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1923-1929- Gone Rogue by Marissa Meyer 6/24– pg. 324

31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
Read a book by an author whose initials begin with the same letter- Black Science, Vol. 1: How to Fall Forever by Rick Remender 6/18

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1933-1945- She Felt Like Feeling Nothing by R.H. Sin 6/21 – pg. 144

33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1945-1953- Never Never: Part Two by Colleen Hoover 6/26 – pg. 158

34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1953-1961- Fairy Tail, Vol. 51 by Hiro Mashima 6/27 – pg. 192

35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
Read a book with a character who has a difficult father- Formerly Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham 6/25

36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1963-1969- Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo 7/1 – pg. 364

37. Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1969-1974- Bleach, Volume 57 by Tite Kubo 6/27 – pg. 192

38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
Read a book set in Michigan- Slammed by Colleen Hoover 6/10

39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1977-1981- Bleach, Volume 56 by Tite Kubo 6/27 – pg. 192

40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1981-1989- The Secret History of Us by Jessi Kirby 6/6 – pg. 288

41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1989-1993- World Trigger, Vol. 12 by Daisuke Ashihara

42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1993-2001- Attack on Titan: Before the Fall, Vol. 11 by Hajime Isayama 6/11- pg. 200

43. George W. Bush (2001-2009)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2001-2009- Fairy Tail, Vol. 50 by Hiro Mashima 6/17 – pg. 208

44. Barack Obama (2009-2017)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 2009-2017- Bleach, Volume 58 by Tite Kubo 6/27 – pg. 208

45. Donald Trump (2017- )
Read a book with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 2017- Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Rift, Part 1 by Gene Luen Yang 6/4 – pg. 76


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FINISHED
Weird Facts About Presidents of the United States
Duration: June 1, 2018-July 22, 2018

Level Three: 31-45 tasks
45/31-45


TASKS:
1. George Washington (1789-1797)

Read a book with teeth on the cover.
Wedding Bells Bundle Four Fun Romantic Comedies by Ginny Baird Wedding Bells Bundle: Four Fun Romantic Comedies Ginny Baird 6/8/18

2. John Adams (1797-1801)
Read a book where a character buys souvenirs.
Red Lily Nora Roberts 7/2/18

3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
Read a book from Seasons and Weather in Titles.
Rainy Day Friends Jill Shalvis 7/4/18

4. James Madison (1809-1817)
Read a book where a character has financial problems.
A Moment to Love Jennifer Faye 6/8/18

5. James Monroe (1817-1825)
Read a book where a character travels to a foreign country.
A Nantucket Wedding Nancy Thayer 6/4/18

6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1825-1829.
226 pages Issued to the Bride: One Sniper Cora Seton 7/10/18

7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)
Read a book set in the Carolinas.
More Than Him Jay McLean 6/1/18

8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)
Read a book where a character has a weird nickname.
(Rig) Wishes and Stitches Rachael Herron 6/5/18

9. William Henry Harrison (1841)
Read a book where a character gets sick and dies.
Two Sisters Mary Hogan 6/10/18

10. John Tyler (1841-1845)
Read a book where a character becomes a parent in middle age.
Beach House Reunion Mary Alice Monroe 7/12/18

11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)
Read a book by an author that uses a middle initial.
Take the Money and Run Samantha A. Cole 6/25/18

12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)
Read a book where a character is a fire fighter.
How to Knit a Heart Back Home Rachael Herron 6/6/18

13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)
Read a standalone book.
Cocoa Beach Beatriz Williams 6/12/18

14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)
Read a book where a character is arrested.
Magic Bleeds Ilona Andrews 6/20/18

15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)
Read a book with a character that is worried about their reputation.
Thrown By Love Pamela Aares 7/3/18

16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)
Read a book by an author whose first name begins with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u).
Filthy Doctor: A Bad Boy Medical Romance Amy Brent 6/9/18

17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)
Read a book with a character who had a rough childhood.
Her Big Sky Cowboy Alissa Callen 6/2/18

18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1869-1877.
269 pages The Arrogant Thief Mallory Crowe 6/14/18

19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)
Read a book where a character negotiates a deal.
Glass Houses Rachel Caine 6/15/18

20. James A. Garfield (1881)
Read a book by an author with JAMES as a last name.
Yours for a Song Amy James 6/25/18

21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)
Read a book where a character sells things because they need money.
Beach House for Rent Mary Alice Monroe 6/7/18

22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)
Read a book where a character marries a much younger person.
Twice Tempted Jeaniene Frost 6/3/18

23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)
Read a book where a character has anxiety about something.
Blue Dahlia Nora Roberts 6/30/18

24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)
Read a Series book #2.
The Dead Girls' Dance Rachel Caine 6/16/18 (The Morganville Vampires #2)

25. William McKinley (1897-1901)
Read a book with a flower on the cover.
The Time in Between (Magdalene, #3) by Kristen Ashley The Time in Between Kristen Ashley 6/19/18

26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)
Read a book with a MC that is married and has children.
Look For Me Lisa Gardner 7/17/18

27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)
Read a book where a character loses weight.
Alannah L.A. Casey 6/16/18

28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1913-1921.
317 pages Fielder's Choice Pamela Aares 7/13/18

29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)
Read a book with a female character that is a writer.
Wild Horse Springs Jodi Thomas 6/27/18

30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)
Read a book where a character gets a massage.
The Unidentified Redhead Alice Clayton 6/11/18

31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
Read a book by an author whose initials begin with the same letter.
A Madness So Discreet Mindy McGinnis 6/17/18

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)
Read a book where the MC is related to other characters in the story.
Branna L.A. Casey 6/14/18

33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)
Read a book where a character has not attended college.
Delay of Game Catherine Gayle 6/26/18

34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
Read a book with a wild animal on the cover.
Magic Slays (Kate Daniels, #5) by Ilona Andrews Magic Slays Ilona Andrews 6/22/18

35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)
Read a book with a character who has a difficult father.
Issued to the Bride: One Navy SEAL Cora Seton 6/30/18

36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)
Read a book with a character that is in the military.
The House at Saltwater Point Colleen Coble 7/5/18

37. Richard Nixon (1969-1974)
Read a book where a character can play more than one musical instrument.
A Stone in the Sea A.L. Jackson 7/14/18

38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)
Read a book set in Michigan.
JAMISON Olivia Chase 7/6/18

39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)
Read a book with the letters U F O in the title.
Lost and Found Sisters Jill Shalvis 7/3/18

40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1981-1989.
198 pages The Year of Falling in Love Jessica Sorensen 7/22/18

41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
Read a book with a character in a wheelchair.
Moonlight on Butternut Lake Mary McNear 6/23/18

42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
Read a book with a page count that contains TWO of these numbers 1993-2001.
312 pages Love On The Line Pamela Aares 7/14/18

43. George W. Bush (2001-2009)
Read a book with a character that has a family involved in politics.
Tiger Prince Sandra Brown 7/7/18

44. Barack Obama (2009-2017)
Read a book with a woman's name in the title.
Celina Abbie Zanders 6/24/18

45. Donald Trump (2017- )
Read a book with a page count that contains ONE of these numbers 2017.
377 pages Drowning to Breathe A.L. Jackson 7/15/18


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Barb | 1162 comments Wow, that was fast, congrats!


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