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message 1: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1871 comments Mod
Please post the tasks you have completed in this thread.

The following format is greatly appreciated:

Scoreboard name (if different from GR name)
Task # and Title
Link to book AND Author
Date book was completed
Points for this task
Pages for this task
Total Points
Total Pages
Rating (optional)
Review (optional)
Total Books (optional)


message 2: by Diana S (last edited Jul 01, 2018 01:55AM) (new)

Diana S | 1871 comments Mod
Scoreboard
(updated: #17)

Most Points

Bethany - 10
**Linda C - 8
Marilyn - 6
Amber - 1

Most Pages

Bethany - 3150
**Linda C - 2954
Marilyn - 2094
Amber - 334


message 3: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 338 comments 1.3 (Amber's task) Reading Rainbow
Born a Crime Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah by Trevor Noah
6/4
Points: 1
Pages: 304


message 4: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 778 comments Task 1.2 (Tessa's task) Pick A Genre
Read a book with Mystery listed in its main page genre.

Mallets Aforethought (Home Repair is Homicide, #7) – Sarah Graves (4 stars) 6/1/18 [368]

Points this task: 1
Pages this task: 368

Total points: 1
Total pages: 368


message 5: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 778 comments Task 2.1 Surprise Me

Turtle Moon – Alice Hoffman (4 stars) 6/5/18 [292]
Estate of Mind (A Den of Antiquity Mystery, #6) – Tamar Myers (2 stars) 6/7/18 [312]

Points this task: 2
Pages this task: 604

Total points: 3
Total pages: 972


message 6: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 778 comments Task 1.7 (Linda C's task) Father's Day
Read a book whose main character is a Father

A Fraction of the Whole – Steve Toltz (3 stars) 6/10/18 [544]

Points this task: 1
Pages this task: 544

Total points: 4
Total pages: 1516


message 7: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 497 comments 1.3 (Amber's task) Reading Rainbow
Read a book with a YELLOW, GREEN, or BLUE cover

A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler - 358 pages

Points this task - 1
Pages this task - 358

Total points - 1
Total pages - 358


message 8: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 338 comments 1.5 Herb and Spices Day (6/10)
The Midwife's Apprentice by Karen Cushman
pg. 12 and 13 "In the afternoon Beetle left the village for the woods, where she gathered honey...and collected herbs..."

Points: 1
Pages: 122

Total points: 2
Total pages: 426


message 9: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 778 comments Task 1.3 (Amber's task) Reading Rainbow
Read a book with a YELLOW, GREEN, or BLUE cover (at least 50% - show cover).
It All Changed in an Instant More Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous & Obscure by Larry Smith It All Changed in an Instant: More Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous & Obscure – Larry Smith (4 stars) 6/13/18 [272]

Points this task: 1
Pages this task: 272

Total points: 5
Total pages: 1788


message 10: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 778 comments Task 1.5 Herb and Spices Day (6/10)
Read a book with a character that uses herbs or spices. (list page # and sentence).

Spell Booked (A Retired Witches Mystery, #1) – Joyce & Jim Lavene (4 stars) 6/14/18 [304]
p. 119 “Next came the herbs. Ground allspice berries for luck and blood-root to strengthen family ties. Fennel seeds for courage...”

Points this task: 1
Pages this task: 304

Total points: 6
Total pages: 2092


message 11: by Amber (new)

Amber (arboan) | 544 comments 1.5 Herb and Spices Day (6/10)
Read a book with a character that uses herbs or spices. (list page # and sentence).

A Tine to Live, A Tine to Die by Edith Maxwell 06.14.18
p 20 "Now she planned to clip greens for a salad and a few perennial herbs to top the quiche she had ready to pop in the oven."

Points 1
Pages 334


message 12: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 497 comments 1.2 (Tessa's task) Pick A Genre
Read a book with Mystery listed in its main page genre.

Raven Black by Ann Cleeves--6/20/18--374 pages

Points this task: 1
Pages this task: 374

Total points: 2
Total pages: 732


message 13: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 497 comments 2.4 (Bethany's task) First Day of Summer Traditions
Read Two Books

Choose two of the tradition-inspired tasks below:

a. Celebrate Femininity (China)
Traditionally, the first day of summer was used to celebrate the feminine.
Read a book with a female author.

My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor--6/12/18--302 pages

c. Honor the Sun
Read a book with the sun on the cover.

The Gold Coast by Nelson DeMille The Gold Coast by Nelson DeMille--6/22/18--626 pages

Points this task: 2
Pages this task: 928

Total points: 4
Total pages: 1660


message 14: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 778 comments Task 2.2 (Linda C's task) The Amazing Race

1. Capture the Flag
Read a book set in the France (must be at less set 50% in chosen country) -or- MC is French.
The Alice Network – Kate Quinn (5 stars) 6/23/18 [510]

d. Read a book with a MC who is rich, famous, a star, or royalty. Tell us which.
Queen of Diamonds (House of Cards, #3) – Barbara Metzger (4 stars) 6/17/18 [352] – Lord Harking is rich

Points this task: 2
Pages this task: 862

Total points: 8
Total pages: 2954


message 15: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 497 comments 2.1 Surprise Me
Read two books

Thanks, Diana, for the picks!

Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke--6/20/18--307 pages

Summer by Edith Wharton--6/26/18--127 pages

Points this task: 2
Pages this task: 434

Total points: 6
Total pages: 2094


message 16: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 338 comments 1.2 (Tessa's task) Pick A Genre
People Who Eat Darkness: The Fate of Lucie Blackman by Richard Lloyd Parry 6/29

Points: 1
Pages: 404

2.1 Surprise Me
Brief Cases by Jim Butcher 6/10 (516 pgs)
The Orphan's Tale by Pam Jenoff 6/29 (369 pgs)

Points: 2
Pages: 885

Total points: 5
Total pages: 1715


message 17: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 338 comments 5.1 What Do Sailors Eat?
J-John Boyne, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas 6/29 (224 pgs)
E-Ehrenreich, Barbara Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America 6/28 (240 pgs)
R-Roy Clark, The Art of X-Ray Reading 6/11 (288 pgs)
K-Kulin, Ayse Last Train to Istanbul 6/3 (395 pgs)
Y-Yukanavitch, Lidia The Book of Joan 6/17 (288 pgs)

Points: 5
Pages: 1435

Total points: 10
Total pages: 3150


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