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message 1: by JoAnne (last edited Jun 12, 2018 05:27AM) (new)

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Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration: June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018


You may do as many tasks as you wish.
You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.
A badge will be awarded for participation.

TASKS:
1. OneRepublic is an American pop rock band formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 consisting of lead vocalist Ryan Tedder, guitarist Zach Filkins, guitarist Drew Brown, bassist and cellist Brent Kutzle, and drummer Eddie Fisher.
🎸 Read a book with a number in the title OR set in Colorado.

2. The band rose to fame after releasing music on their Myspace account.
🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media OR becomes famous.

3. The band claim they don’t fit into any genre, instead mixing their songs between rock, pop, indie and hip hop.
🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.

4. The first award that OneRepublic won was the MTV Asia award for ‘Best Hook Up’.
🎸 Read a book where a character has a "hook up" OR whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.

5. The band’s most successful single to date is ‘Counting Stars’ which charted at 2 in the US and 1 in the UK.
🎸 Read a book with a character that goes star gazing OR a Series/TBR #1 or #2.

6. The band recorded ‘Love Runs Out’ at a studio in Prague.
🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.

7. Co-founder of the band, Zach Filkins, is the lead guitarist who co-wrote the popular hit “Stop and Stare” and led a past life as model. His torso was featured in ads for Covington and Jockey Underwear.
🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.

8. OneRepublic´s gospel-fused “Feel Again” from their third studio album, Native, used a percentage of the proceeds and donated the Save the Children´s Every Beat matters campaign.
🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped OR with a character that works for a charity.
 
9. When Ryan Tedder visited Osaka, he got some Japanese characters and their sun tattooed on his forearm which translates into English as “God gives & God takes”.
🎸 Read a book where a character gets a tattoo OR is religious.

10. Brent Kutzle has a cameo appearance in the 2008 film, The Eye, starring Jessica Alba. He appeared in the opening scene playing cello as a member of the orchestra. He can also be heard playing cello on the title track, “Songs Like Rain” for the 2006’s independent film of the same name.
🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.


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message 2: by JoAnne (last edited Jul 26, 2018 04:32AM) (new)

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message 3: by JoAnne (last edited Jul 09, 2018 07:59AM) (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration: June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018
Read: 10

TASKS:
1. 🎸 Read a book with a number in the title.

Issued to the Bride: One Airman Cora Seton 7/9/18

2. 🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media.
Before and Again Barbara Delinsky 6/29/18

3. 🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
Rainy Day Friends Jill Shalvis 7/4/18

4. 🎸 Read a book whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
Glass Houses Rachel Caine 6/15/18

5. 🎸 Read a Series #2.
The Dead Girls' Dance Rachel Caine 6/16/18 (The Morganville Vampires #2)

6. 🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.
Georgia Magic Bleeds Ilona Andrews 6/20/18

7. 🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.
Issued to the Bride One Navy SEAL (Brides of Chance Creek, #1) by Cora Seton Issued to the Bride: One Navy SEAL Cora Seton 6/30/18

8. 🎸 Read a book where a child is saved.
Magic Slays Ilona Andrews 6/22/18
 
9. 🎸 Read a book where a character gets a tattoo.
Outlaw Nicole James 6/28/18

10. 🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument.
Yours for a Song Amy James 6/25/18


message 4: by Emeli (last edited Jul 09, 2018 11:19AM) (new)

Emeli Webb | 326 comments My spot

TASKS:
1. OneRepublic is an American pop rock band formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 consisting of lead vocalist Ryan Tedder, guitarist Zach Filkins, guitarist Drew Brown, bassist and cellist Brent Kutzle, and drummer Eddie Fisher.
🎸 Read a book with a number in the title OR set in Colorado.

2. The band rose to fame after releasing music on their Myspace account.
🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media.
The Mountain Man's Muse (A Modern Mail-Order Bride #1) by Frankie Love
Finished 17/6

3. The band claim they don’t fit into any genre, instead mixing their songs between rock, pop, indie and hip hop.
🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.

4. The first award that OneRepublic won was the MTV Asia award for ‘Best Hook Up’.
OR whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
Hillbilly Diner's Omega (Sugar Beach Book 1) by Corie Rosling
Hillbilly Diner's Omega
Corie Rosling
Finished 9/7

5. The band’s most successful single to date is ‘Counting Stars’ which charted at 2 in the US and 1 in the UK.
🎸 OR a Series/TBR #1 or #2.
Alpha's Destiny (Texas Heat #1) by Aspen Grey
Texas Heat #1 Finished 26/6

6. The band recorded ‘Love Runs Out’ at a studio in Prague.
🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.

7. Co-founder of the band, Zach Filkins, is the lead guitarist who co-wrote the popular hit “Stop and Stare” and led a past life as model. His torso was featured in ads for Covington and Jockey Underwear.
🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.
Buying You by Wendy Rathbone
Finished 16/6
8. OneRepublic´s gospel-fused “Feel Again” from their third studio album, Native, used a percentage of the proceeds and donated the Save the Children´s Every Beat matters campaign.
🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped OR with a character that works for a charity.

9. When Ryan Tedder visited Osaka, he got some Japanese characters and their sun tattooed on his forearm which translates into English as “God gives & God takes”.
🎸 Read a book where a character gets a tattoo OR is religious.

10. Brent Kutzle has a cameo appearance in the 2008 film, The Eye, starring Jessica Alba. He appeared in the opening scene playing cello as a member of the orchestra. He can also be heard playing cello on the title track, “Songs Like Rain” for the 2006’s independent film of the same name.
🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title


message 5: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
Welcome Emelie!


message 6: by Grace (last edited Jul 14, 2018 01:18AM) (new)

Grace Worland | 391 comments Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration: June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018

TASKS:
1. 🎸 Read a book with a number in the title-
Four Weeks, Five People by Jennifer Yu 6/22

2. 🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media-
Formerly Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham 6/25

3. 🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page-
Gone Rogue by Marissa Meyer 6/24- Science Fiction & Fantasy

4. 🎸 Read a book where a character has a "hook up"-
More Than Her by Jay McLean 7/9

5. 🎸 Read a Series #1 or #2-
The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 2: Dallas by Gerard Way 6/15

6. 🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague-
Impulse by Ellen Hopkins 7/6- Arizona

7. 🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover-
Maybe This Time (Maybe, #1) by Chantal Fernando by Chantal Fernando 7/11

8. 🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped-
Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel 7/5

9. 🎸 Read a book where a character is religious-
Burned by Ellen Hopkins 7/9

10. 🎸 Read a book with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title-
Warm Up by V.E. Schwab 7/13- Song Title: Waking up


message 7: by Claire (last edited Jul 15, 2018 03:28PM) (new)

Claire  | 285 comments June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018

✔️TASKS:
1. OneRepublic is an American pop rock band formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 consisting of lead vocalist Ryan Tedder, guitarist Zach Filkins, guitarist Drew Brown, bassist and cellist Brent Kutzle, and drummer Eddie Fisher.
🎸 Read a book with a number in the title OR set in Colorado.

I Am Number Four I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore Pittacus Lore 465 p. 11 july 2018 3 stars
Number in title

✔️2. The band rose to fame after releasing music on their Myspace account.
🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media OR becomes famous.
Hidden Bodies Hidden Bodies (You #2) by Caroline Kepnes Caroline Kepnes 442 p. 10 july 2018 4 stars
Use of social media by MC


✔️3. The band claim they don’t fit into any genre, instead mixing their songs between rock, pop, indie and hip hop.
🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit Anna and the Swallow Man Gavriel Savit 256 p. 13 july 2018 5 stars
Young adult and historical fiction

✔️4. The first award that OneRepublic won was the MTV Asia award for ‘Best Hook Up’.
🎸 Read a book where a character has a "hook up" OR whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
The Witch of Portobello The Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho Paulo Coelho 368 p. 5 july 2018 3 stars
Intitials PC

✔️5. The band’s most successful single to date is ‘Counting Stars’ which charted at 2 in the US and 1 in the UK.
🎸 Read a book with a character that goes star gazing OR a Series/TBR #1 or #2.

De hondenmoorden De hondenmoorden (Oxen, #1) by Jens Henrik Jensen Jens Henrik Jensen 384 p. 6 july 2018 3 stars
Series #1

✔️6. The band recorded ‘Love Runs Out’ at a studio in Prague.
🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.

Pompeii by Robert Harris Pompeii Robert Harris 416 p. 2 july 2018 4 stars

✔️7. Co-founder of the band, Zach Filkins, is the lead guitarist who co-wrote the popular hit “Stop and Stare” and led a past life as model. His torso was featured in ads for Covington and Jockey Underwear.
🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.
What a Carve Up! What a Carve Up! by Jonathan Coe Jonathan Coe 501 p. 7 july 2018 5 stars

✔️8. OneRepublic´s gospel-fused “Feel Again” from their third studio album, Native, used a percentage of the proceeds and donated the Save the Children´s Every Beat matters campaign.
🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped OR with a character that works for a charity.
Before We Were Yours Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate Lisa Wingate 480 p. 9 july 2018 4 stars
Children are helped and several characters work for charity

✔️9. When Ryan Tedder visited Osaka, he got some Japanese characters and their sun tattooed on his forearm which translates into English as “God gives & God takes”.
🎸 Read a book where a character gets a tattoo OR is religious.

Hot Milk by Deborah Levy Hot Milk Deborah Levy 221 p. 15 july 2018 4 stars
Father is religious

✔️10. Brent Kutzle has a cameo appearance in the 2008 film, The Eye, starring Jessica Alba. He appeared in the opening scene playing cello as a member of the orchestra. He can also be heard playing cello on the title track, “Songs Like Rain” for the 2006’s independent film of the same name.
🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title
Before I Go to Sleep Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson S.J. Watson 495 p. 12 july 2018 3 stars

‘Go’ also in ‘wherever I go’


message 8: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
Welcome Grace and Claire!


message 9: by Connie N. (last edited Jul 15, 2018 02:47PM) (new)

Connie N. | 2876 comments I was just thinking about this and wondering which group would be next.

Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Timeframe: 6/15/18 to 7/14/18
10/10

1. Set in Colorado – Rock Chick Revenge by Kristen Ashley - 6/21/18 ♥♥♥♥♥
Rock Chick Revenge (Rock Chick, #5) by Kristen Ashley

2. Character uses social media AND becomes famous - You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour - 6/25/18 ♥♥♥
You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour
Kate unexpectedly has her art shown in a local gallery, then the news spreads through her high school through social media.

3. With 2 or more different genres on the main page - Tall, Dark & Hungry by Lynsay Sands - 6/16/18 ♥♥♥♥
Tall, Dark & Hungry (Argeneau #4) by Lynsay Sands
Romance and Fantasy

4. Author's initials are in OneRepublic - P, B - Author Patricia Briggs - Bone Crossed - 6/26/18 ♥♥♥♥
Bone Crossed (Mercy Thompson, #4) by Patricia Briggs

5. Series #1 - Rush by Beth Yarnall - 6/24/18 ♥♥♥
Rush (Pleasure at Home, #1) by Beth Yarnall
Pleasure at Home series #1

6. Location begins with a letter in Prague - England - The Nightingale Sisters by Donna Douglas - 7/6/18 ♥♥♥♥
The Nightingale Sisters (Nightingales #2) by Donna Douglas

7. Torso on the cover - Do Over by Serena Bell - 6/23/18 ♥♥♥♥
Do Over by Serena Bell

8. Where a child is saved or helped - Cockatiels at Seven by Donna Andrews - 6/28/18 ♥♥♥♥
Cockatiels at Seven (Meg Langslow, #9) by Donna Andrews
Meg’s friend Karen asks Meg to babysit for her son for a while for his protection.

9. Character is religious - The Last Suppers by Diane Mott Davidson - 7/7/18 ♥♥♥♥
The Last Suppers (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #4) by Diane Mott Davidson
This book centers around the death of a priest, thus involving the entire church family.

10. Word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.
Everybody Loves Me – Can't Buy Me Love by Molly O'Keefe - 7/13/18 ♥♥♥
Can't Buy Me Love (Crooked Creek Ranch, #1) by Molly O'Keefe

*****CHALLENGE COMPLETE 7/13/18*****


message 10: by Young At Heart Reader (last edited Jun 27, 2018 02:53PM) (new)

Young At Heart Reader | 100 comments Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration: June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018

Progress: 3/10

TASKS:
1. OneRepublic is an American pop rock band formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 consisting of lead vocalist Ryan Tedder, guitarist Zach Filkins, guitarist Drew Brown, bassist and cellist Brent Kutzle, and drummer Eddie Fisher.
🎸 Read a book with a number in the title OR set in Colorado.

2. The band rose to fame after releasing music on their Myspace account.
🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media OR becomes famous. The Gospel of Loki The Gospel of Loki (Loki, #1) by Joanne Harris (Loki becomes famous in myth) 6/27/2018

3. The band claim they don’t fit into any genre, instead mixing their songs between rock, pop, indie and hip hop.
🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.Abridged Classics: Brief Summaries of Books You Were Supposed to Read but Probably Didn’t Abridged Classics Brief Summaries of Books You Were Supposed to Read but Probably Didn’t by John Atkinson (Humor and Nonfiction) 6/16/2018

4. The first award that OneRepublic won was the MTV Asia award for ‘Best Hook Up’.
🎸 Read a book where a character has a "hook up" OR whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.

5. The band’s most successful single to date is ‘Counting Stars’ which charted at 2 in the US and 1 in the UK.
🎸 Read a book with a character that goes star gazing OR a Series/TBR #1 or #2. The Backstagers Vol. 2 The Backstagers Vol. 2 by James Tynion IV (Series #2) 6/22/2018

6. The band recorded ‘Love Runs Out’ at a studio in Prague.
🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.

7. Co-founder of the band, Zach Filkins, is the lead guitarist who co-wrote the popular hit “Stop and Stare” and led a past life as model. His torso was featured in ads for Covington and Jockey Underwear.
🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.

8. OneRepublic´s gospel-fused “Feel Again” from their third studio album, Native, used a percentage of the proceeds and donated the Save the Children´s Every Beat matters campaign.
🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped OR with a character that works for a charity.

9. When Ryan Tedder visited Osaka, he got some Japanese characters and their sun tattooed on his forearm which translates into English as “God gives & God takes”.
🎸 Read a book where a character gets a tattoo OR is religious.

10. Brent Kutzle has a cameo appearance in the 2008 film, The Eye, starring Jessica Alba. He appeared in the opening scene playing cello as a member of the orchestra. He can also be heard playing cello on the title track, “Songs Like Rain” for the 2006’s independent film of the same name.
🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.


message 11: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
Welcome Connie and Young!


It took me a bit to figure out what group what going to be next. I wanted someone newer and of course I have to like their music! A lot of music nowadays is by single people.

I love Counting Stars.

I think I'm going back to the 70s for next month!


message 12: by Katharine (last edited Jul 05, 2018 11:41AM) (new)

Katharine | 208 comments I'm in for at least 3 this time.

Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration: June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018
6/3


TASKS:
1. 🎸 Read a book with a number in the title.
*REREAD* The Three Ninja Pigs by Corey Rosen Schwartz (6/18/18) ✯✯✯✯

2. 🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media OR becomes famous.
3. 🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
The Abyssinian by Jean-Christophe Rufin (6/30/18) ✯✯✯✯ historical fiction, culutral

4. 🎸 Read a book whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
Liesl & Po by Lauren Oliver (6/28/18) ✯✯✯✯

5. 🎸 Read a Series/TBR #1 or #2.
Shadow Spell (O'Dwyer Cousins triology #2) by Nora Roberts (6/28/18) ✯✯✯✯

6. 🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.
G=Germany, R=Russia I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon
P = Portland, Oregon Call of Fire by Beth Cato (7/5/18) ✯✯✯✯

7. 🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.
8. 🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped.
The Final Solution by Michael Chabon (6/20/18) ✯✯✯

9. 🎸 Read a book where a character is religious.
Changeling by Philippa Gregory (6/24/18) ✯✯✯ almost all characters are nuns or monks

10. 🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.


message 13: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
Welcome Katharine!!


message 14: by Karen ♐ (last edited Jul 17, 2018 04:19PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 684 comments Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration: June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018
6 Read


TASKS:
1. 🎸 Read a book with a number in the title - Dirty X6 Tara Crescent - 6/27
Dirty X6 by Tara Crescent

3. 🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page. - A Rancher's Heart Vivian Arend - 6/16
A Rancher's Heart (Heart Falls, #1) by Vivian Arend

4. 🎸 Read a book whose author's initials are in OneRepublic. - 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

5. 🎸 Read a Series/TBR #1 or #2. - A Cold Dark Place Toni Anderson - 6/19
A Cold Dark Place (Cold Justice, #1) by Toni Anderson

6. 🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague. - UK - With This Man Jodi Ellen Malpas - 6/24
With This Man (This Man, #4) by Jodi Ellen Malpas

7. 🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover. - Carnal Risk Kym Grosso - 6/23
Carnal Risk (Club Altura, #1) by Kym Grosso


message 15: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
Welcome Karen!


message 16: by Joann (last edited Jul 13, 2018 10:21AM) (new)

Joann | 912 comments You may do as many tasks as you wish.
You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.

TASKS:

3. Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
Lighthouse Bay - Kimberley Freeman - 7/2/18 - Historical, Romance, Australia, Fiction, Mystery
Jackaby - William Ritter - 7/9/18 - Fantasy, Mystery, Historical, Young Adult

5. Read a Series/TBR #1 or #2.
A Poisoned Season - Tasha Alexander - 7/3/18 - #2 in Lady Emily series
Murder in Mayfair - D.M Quincy - 7/6/18 - #1 in series
Murder in Bloomsbury- D.M Quincy - 7/9/18 - #2 in series


6. Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.
The Shadowy Horses - Susanna Kearsley - 7/12/18 - Eyemouth, Scotland

7. Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.
A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn Jackson - Joshilyn Jackson - 6/19/18
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir by Jennifer Ryan - Jennifer Reid - 6/24/18

8. Read a book where a child is saved or helped
The Lake House - Kate Morton - 6/21/18


10. Read a book with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.
I Let You Go - Clare Mackintosh - 6/22/18 - YOU - Song Title: Made For You


message 17: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jul 21, 2018 09:38AM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 1970 comments Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration: June 15 - July 14, 2018

READ: 9/7

✔️1. OneRepublic is an American pop rock band formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 consisting of lead vocalist Ryan Tedder, guitarist Zach Filkins, guitarist Drew Brown, bassist and cellist Brent Kutzle, and drummer Eddie Fisher.
🎸 Read a book with a number in the title OR set in Colorado.
Catering to Nobody - Diane Mott Davidson 7/4

2. The band rose to fame after releasing music on their Myspace account.
🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media OR becomes famous.

✔️3. The band claim they don’t fit into any genre, instead mixing their songs between rock, pop, indie and hip hop.
🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
The Earl of Brass - Kara Jorgensen (science fiction, steampunk, historical, romance) 7/10

✔️4. The first award that OneRepublic won was the MTV Asia award for ‘Best Hook Up’.
🎸 Read a book where a character has a "hook up" OR whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
Sister - Rosamund Lupton 7/2

✔️5. The band’s most successful single to date is ‘Counting Stars’ which charted at 2 in the US and 1 in the UK.
🎸 Read a book with a character that goes star gazing OR a Series/TBR #1 or #2.
Sora's Quest - T.L. Shreffler 7/4

✔️6. The band recorded ‘Love Runs Out’ at a studio in Prague.
🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.
Little Tiny Teeth - Aaron Elkins (Peru) 7/1

✔️7. Co-founder of the band, Zach Filkins, is the lead guitarist who co-wrote the popular hit “Stop and Stare” and led a past life as model. His torso was featured in ads for Covington and Jockey Underwear.
🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.
Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon - Kerrelyn Sparks 7/7

✔️8. OneRepublic´s gospel-fused “Feel Again” from their third studio album, Native, used a percentage of the proceeds and donated the Save the Children´s Every Beat matters campaign.
🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped OR with a character that works for a charity.
Pale Horses - Jassy Mackenzie (dead victim worked for a charity in South Africa) 6/15

✔️9. When Ryan Tedder visited Osaka, he got some Japanese characters and their sun tattooed on his forearm which translates into English as “God gives & God takes”.
🎸 Read a book where a character gets a tattoo OR is religious.
The Once and Future Duchess - Sophia Nash 7/6

✔️10. Brent Kutzle has a cameo appearance in the 2008 film, The Eye, starring Jessica Alba. He appeared in the opening scene playing cello as a member of the orchestra. He can also be heard playing cello on the title track, “Songs Like Rain” for the 2006’s independent film of the same name.
🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title. ~ Made For You
I Let You Go - Clare Mackintosh 6/18

Catering to Nobody (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #1) by Diane Mott Davidson The Earl of Brass (The Ingenious Mechanical Devices #1) by Kara Jorgensen Sister by Rosamund Lupton Sora's Quest (The Cat's Eye Chronicles, #1) by T.L. Shreffler Little Tiny Teeth (Gideon Oliver, #14) by Aaron Elkins Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon (The Embraced, #3) by Kerrelyn Sparks Pale Horses (Jade de Jong, #4) by Jassy Mackenzie The Once and Future Duchess (Royal Entourage, #4) by Sophia Nash I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 18: by Rina (last edited Jul 07, 2018 02:08PM) (new)

Rina | 861 comments Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration: June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018

You may do as many tasks as you wish.
You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.
A badge will be awarded for participation.

TASKS:
1. 🎸 Read a book with a number in the title.
Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet, Darynda Jones, 07.07.2018

2. 🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media.
Why Not Me?, Mindy Kaling, 21.06.2018

3. 🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
The Phantom of the Opera, Gaston Leroux, 03.07.2018 - Classics, Horror, Romance

4. 🎸 Read a book whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
The Dead Girls' Dance, Rachel Caine, 01.07.2018

5. 🎸 Read a book with a character that goes star gazing OR a Series/TBR #1 or #2.
Along Came A Demon, Linda Welch, 20.06.2018 - Whisperings #1

6. 🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.
Truth or Beard, Penny Reid, 02.07.2018 - set in Green Valley, Tennessee

7. 🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.

8. 🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped.
Under the Lilacs, Louisa May Alcott, 28.06.2018

9. 🎸 Read a book where a character is religious.
The Bear and the Nightingale, Katherine Arden, 27.06.2018

10. 🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.


message 19: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
Welcome Joann, Barbara and Rina!


message 20: by Melanie (last edited Jul 13, 2018 09:10PM) (new)

Melanie | 711 comments Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration:
June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018

You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.

TASKS:
1. Read a book with a number in the title OR set in Colorado.

2. Read a book where a character uses social media OR becomes famous.
In the Age of Love and Chocolate (Birthright, #3) by Gabrielle Zevin In the Age of Love and Chocolate - Gabrielle Zevin - 7/8/2018 - Anya becomes famous with the opening of her nightclub.

3. Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich Notorious Nineteen - Janet Evanovich - 6/29/2018 - MPG Mystery, Humour, Romance, Chick Lit.
Blood Red, Snow White by Marcus Sedgwick Blood Red, Snow White - Marcus Sedgwick - 7/14/2018 - MPG Historical Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy> Fairy Tales, Cultural> Russia, Retellings.

4. Read a book where a character has a "hook up" OR whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
The Winter Garden by Jane Thynne The Winter Garden - Jane Thynne - 6/20/2018 - Hookup: Clara and Ralph.
The Girl with a Clock for a Heart by Peter Swanson The Girl with a Clock for a Heart - Peter Swanson - 6/23/2018 - Hookup: George and Liana.

5. Read a book with a character that goes star gazing OR a Series/TBR #1 or #2.
Because It Is My Blood (Birthright, #2) by Gabrielle Zevin Because It Is My Blood - Gabrielle Zevin - 6/27/2018 - Book 2 in series.

6. Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.
Soraya The Storyteller by Rosanne Hawke Soraya The Storyteller - Rosanne Hawke - 6/24/2018 - Set in Adelaide (Prague.)
The Good Daughter by Alexandra Burt The Good Daughter - Alexandra Burt - 7/10/2018 - Set in Aurora (Prague.)

7. Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.

8. Read a book where a child is saved or helped OR with a character that works for a charity.
Iron Cradles - Carol Mara - 7/3/2018 - Beth is helped in the hospital after contracting Polio.

9. Read a book where a character gets a tattoo OR is religious.

10. Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.


message 21: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
Welcome Melanie!!


message 22: by Shash (last edited Jun 23, 2018 03:28PM) (new)

Shash | 652 comments Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018

TASKS:
1. 🎸 Read a book with a number in the title OR set in Colorado.
The Feisty One by Cami Checketts (6/19/18)

2. 🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media OR becomes famous.
Lawfully Loved by Jenna Brandt (6/15/18)
Jake becomes famous as Bullseye Bolton for his sharp shooting.

3. 🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
A Worthy Pursuit by Karen Witemeyer (6/19/18)
Western & Romance

4. 🎸 Read a book where a character has a "hook up" OR whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
Hawaiian Masquerade by Rachelle J. Christensen (6/23/18)
Author's initials are R.C.

5. 🎸 Read a book with a character that goes star gazing OR a Series/TBR #1 or #2.
Must-Have Husband by Ginny Baird (6/20/18)
#1 in Summer Grooms series

6. 🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.
Edenbrooke by Julianne Donaldson (6/22/18)
Set at Edenbrooke.

7. 🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.
The Resolved Warrior by Jennifer Youngblood (6/16/18)
The Resolved Warrior (Navy Seal Romances) by Jennifer Youngblood

8. 🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped OR with a character that works for a charity.
Reluctantly Charmed by Kate Cambridge (6/15/18)
Magdalena protects the children at the school.

9. 🎸 Read a book where a character gets a tattoo OR is religious.
A Stranger at Fellsworth by Sarah E. Ladd (6/21/18)
Several religious characters.

10. 🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.
Heart Strings by Donna Hatch (6/17/18)
Kit plays the violin.


message 23: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
Welcome Shash!


message 24: by Angie (new)

Angie | 206 comments Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
15/6/18 – 14/7/18


1 - Read a book with a number in the title OR set in Colorado.

2 - Read a book where a character uses social media OR becomes famous.

3 - Fever – Joan Swan - 23/6/18

4 - Read a book where a character has a "hook up" OR whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.

5 - Undiscovered – Sara Humphreys - 20/6/18

6 - Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.

7 - Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.

8 - Read a book where a child is saved or helped OR with a character that works for a charity.

9 - Nefertiti – Michelle Moran - 17/6/18

10 - Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.


message 25: by Shash (new)

Shash | 652 comments Finished! :)

Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018

TASKS:
1. 🎸 Read a book with a number in the title OR set in Colorado.
The Feisty One by Cami Checketts (6/19/18)

2. 🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media OR becomes famous.
Lawfully Loved by Jenna Brandt (6/15/18)
Jake becomes famous as Bullseye Bolton for his sharp shooting.

3. 🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
A Worthy Pursuit by Karen Witemeyer (6/19/18)
Western & Romance

4. 🎸 Read a book where a character has a "hook up" OR whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
Hawaiian Masquerade by Rachelle J. Christensen (6/23/18)
Author's initials are R.C.

5. 🎸 Read a book with a character that goes star gazing OR a Series/TBR #1 or #2.
Must-Have Husband by Ginny Baird (6/20/18)
#1 in Summer Grooms series

6. 🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.
Edenbrooke by Julianne Donaldson (6/22/18)
Set at Edenbrooke.

7. 🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.
The Resolved Warrior by Jennifer Youngblood (6/16/18)
The Resolved Warrior (Navy Seal Romances) by Jennifer Youngblood

8. 🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped OR with a character that works for a charity.
Reluctantly Charmed by Kate Cambridge (6/15/18)
Magdalena protects the children at the school.

9. 🎸 Read a book where a character gets a tattoo OR is religious.
A Stranger at Fellsworth by Sarah E. Ladd (6/21/18)
Several religious characters.

10. 🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.
Heart Strings by Donna Hatch (6/17/18)
Kit plays the violin.


message 26: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
Welcome Angie!

WOOHOO Shash!


message 27: by Suzanne (last edited Jun 27, 2019 10:44AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1409 comments The Lost Challenges
Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration:
June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018

Progress: 10 out of 10

You may do as many tasks as you wish.
You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.
A badge will be awarded for participation.

TASKS:

1. OneRepublic is an American pop rock band formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 consisting of lead vocalist Ryan Tedder, guitarist Zach Filkins, guitarist Drew Brown, bassist and cellist Brent Kutzle, and drummer Eddie Fisher.
🎸 Read a book with a number in the title OR set in Colorado:
The Princess Saves Herself in this One by Amanda Lovelace - ***** - 9/21/2018 - 156 Pages

2. The band rose to fame after releasing music on their Myspace account.
🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media OR becomes famous.
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli - ***** - 6/22/2018 - 303 Pages - Uses social media

3. The band claim they don’t fit into any genre, instead mixing their songs between rock, pop, indie and hip hop.
🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace by Jessica Bennett - ***** - 6/28/2018 - 336 Pages - Feminism/Business Genres

4. The first award that OneRepublic won was the MTV Asia award for ‘Best Hook Up’.
🎸 Read a book where a character has a "hook up" OR whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
Desperately Seeking a Duke by Celeste Bradley - ***** - 6/27/2018 - 332 Pages - C B in OneRepublic

5. The band’s most successful single to date is ‘Counting Stars’ which charted at 2 in the US and 1 in the UK.
🎸 Read a book with a character that goes star gazing OR a Series/TBR #1 or #2.
Sugar Daddy by Sawyer Bennett - *** - 7/13/2018 - 220 Pages

6. The band recorded ‘Love Runs Out’ at a studio in Prague.
🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague:
Sweet Tea and Sympathy by Molly Harper - ***** - 7/9/2018 - 307 Pages - Set in Georgia

7. Co-founder of the band, Zach Filkins, is the lead guitarist who co-wrote the popular hit “Stop and Stare” and led a past life as model. His torso was featured in ads for Covington and Jockey Underwear.
🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.
Pleasure of a Dark Prince by Kresley Cole - ***** - 7/23/2018 - 431 Pages

8. OneRepublic´s gospel-fused “Feel Again” from their third studio album, Native, used a percentage of the proceeds and donated the Save the Children´s Every Beat matters campaign.
🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped OR with a character that works for a charity.
News of the World by Paulette Jiles - ***** - 7/8/2018 - 209 Pages

9. When Ryan Tedder visited Osaka, he got some Japanese characters and their sun tattooed on his forearm which translates into English as “God gives & God takes”.
🎸 Read a book where a character gets a tattoo OR is religious:
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire - **** - 6/16/2018 - 406 Pages - religious

10. Brent Kutzle has a cameo appearance in the 2008 film, The Eye, starring Jessica Alba. He appeared in the opening scene playing cello as a member of the orchestra. He can also be heard playing cello on the title track, “Songs Like Rain” for the 2006’s independent film of the same name.
🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.
Grendel by John Gardner - *** - 7/25/2018 - 174 Pages - Plays the Harp

Song Titles:
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Wicked The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (The Wicked Years, #1) by Gregory Maguire Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (Creekwood, #1) by Becky Albertalli Desperately Seeking a Duke (Heiress Brides, #1) by Celeste Bradley Feminist Fight Club An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace by Jessica Bennett News of the World by Paulette Jiles Sweet Tea and Sympathy (Southern Eclectic, #1) by Molly Harper Sugar Daddy (Sugar Bowl, #1) by Sawyer Bennett Pleasure of a Dark Prince (Immortals After Dark, #9) by Kresley Cole Grendel by John Gardner The Princess Saves Herself in This One (Women Are Some Kind of Magic, #1) by Amanda Lovelace

🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸

Challenge Rules
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message 28: by JoAnne (last edited Jun 30, 2018 04:17AM) (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
Welcome Suzanne!


message 29: by Katharine (new)

Katharine | 208 comments FINISHED Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration: June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018
7!/3


TASKS:
1. 🎸 Read a book with a number in the title.
*REREAD* The Three Ninja Pigs by Corey Rosen Schwartz (6/18/18) ✯✯✯✯

2. 🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media OR becomes famous.
3. 🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
The Abyssinian by Jean-Christophe Rufin (6/30/18) ✯✯✯✯ historical fiction, culutral

4. 🎸 Read a book whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
Liesl & Po by Lauren Oliver (6/28/18) ✯✯✯✯

5. 🎸 Read a Series/TBR #1 or #2.
Shadow Spell (O'Dwyer Cousins triology #2) by Nora Roberts (6/28/18) ✯✯✯✯

6. 🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.
G=Germany, R=Russia I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon
P = Portland, Oregon Call of Fire by Beth Cato (7/5/18) ✯✯✯✯

7. 🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.
8. 🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped.
The Final Solution by Michael Chabon (6/20/18) ✯✯✯

9. 🎸 Read a book where a character is religious.
Changeling by Philippa Gregory (6/24/18) ✯✯✯ almost all characters are nuns or monks

10. 🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.


message 30: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
WOOHOO Katharine!


message 31: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
FINISHED - I got all of them!!
Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration: June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018
Read: 10

TASKS:
1. 🎸 Read a book with a number in the title.

Issued to the Bride: One Airman Cora Seton 7/9/18

2. 🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media.
Before and Again Barbara Delinsky 6/29/18

3. 🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
Rainy Day Friends Jill Shalvis 7/4/18

4. 🎸 Read a book whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
Glass Houses Rachel Caine 6/15/18

5. 🎸 Read a Series #2.
The Dead Girls' Dance Rachel Caine 6/16/18 (The Morganville Vampires #2)

6. 🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.
Georgia Magic Bleeds Ilona Andrews 6/20/18

7. 🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.
Issued to the Bride One Navy SEAL (Brides of Chance Creek, #1) by Cora Seton Issued to the Bride: One Navy SEAL Cora Seton 6/30/18

8. 🎸 Read a book where a child is saved.
Magic Slays Ilona Andrews 6/22/18
 
9. 🎸 Read a book where a character gets a tattoo.
Outlaw Nicole James 6/28/18

10. 🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument.
Yours for a Song Amy James 6/25/18


Young At Heart Reader | 100 comments Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration: June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018

(Finished. Don't think I'll get much further than this)

Progress: 3/10

TASKS:
1. OneRepublic is an American pop rock band formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 consisting of lead vocalist Ryan Tedder, guitarist Zach Filkins, guitarist Drew Brown, bassist and cellist Brent Kutzle, and drummer Eddie Fisher.
🎸 Read a book with a number in the title OR set in Colorado.

2. The band rose to fame after releasing music on their Myspace account.
🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media OR becomes famous. The Gospel of Loki The Gospel of Loki (Loki, #1) by Joanne Harris (Loki becomes famous in myth) 6/27/2018

3. The band claim they don’t fit into any genre, instead mixing their songs between rock, pop, indie and hip hop.
🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.Abridged Classics: Brief Summaries of Books You Were Supposed to Read but Probably Didn’t Abridged Classics Brief Summaries of Books You Were Supposed to Read but Probably Didn’t by John Atkinson (Humor and Nonfiction) 6/16/2018

4. The first award that OneRepublic won was the MTV Asia award for ‘Best Hook Up’.
🎸 Read a book where a character has a "hook up" OR whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.

5. The band’s most successful single to date is ‘Counting Stars’ which charted at 2 in the US and 1 in the UK.
🎸 Read a book with a character that goes star gazing OR a Series/TBR #1 or #2. The Backstagers Vol. 2 The Backstagers, Vol. 2 by James Tynion IV (Series #2) 6/22/2018

6. The band recorded ‘Love Runs Out’ at a studio in Prague.
🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.

7. Co-founder of the band, Zach Filkins, is the lead guitarist who co-wrote the popular hit “Stop and Stare” and led a past life as model. His torso was featured in ads for Covington and Jockey Underwear.
🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.

8. OneRepublic´s gospel-fused “Feel Again” from their third studio album, Native, used a percentage of the proceeds and donated the Save the Children´s Every Beat matters campaign.
🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped OR with a character that works for a charity.

9. When Ryan Tedder visited Osaka, he got some Japanese characters and their sun tattooed on his forearm which translates into English as “God gives & God takes”.
🎸 Read a book where a character gets a tattoo OR is religious.

10. Brent Kutzle has a cameo appearance in the 2008 film, The Eye, starring Jessica Alba. He appeared in the opening scene playing cello as a member of the orchestra. He can also be heard playing cello on the title track, “Songs Like Rain” for the 2006’s independent film of the same name.
🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.


message 33: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
WOOHOO Young!


message 34: by Katharine (new)

Katharine | 208 comments That's amazing, JoAnne! :-)


message 35: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
Katharine wrote: "That's amazing, JoAnne! :-)"

Thanks Katharine!


message 36: by Joann (new)

Joann | 912 comments completed 10

You may do as many tasks as you wish.
You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.

TASKS:

3. Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
Lighthouse Bay - Kimberley Freeman - 7/2/18 - Historical, Romance, Australia, Fiction, Mystery
Jackaby - William Ritter - 7/9/18 - Fantasy, Mystery, Historical, Young Adult

5. Read a Series/TBR #1 or #2.
A Poisoned Season - Tasha Alexander - 7/3/18 - #2 in Lady Emily series
Murder in Mayfair - D.M Quincy - 7/6/18 - #1 in series
Murder in Bloomsbury- D.M Quincy - 7/9/18 - #2 in series

6. Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.
The Shadowy Horses - Susanna Kearsley - 7/12/18 - Eyemouth, Scotland

7. Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.
A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn Jackson - Joshilyn Jackson - 6/19/18
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir by Jennifer Ryan - Jennifer Reid - 6/24/18

8. Read a book where a child is saved or helped
The Lake House - Kate Morton - 6/21/18

10. Read a book with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.
I Let You Go - Clare Mackintosh - 6/22/18 - YOU - Song Title: Made For You


message 37: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
WOOHOO Joann!


message 38: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 711 comments COMPLETION POST

Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration:
June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018

You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.

TASKS:
1. Read a book with a number in the title OR set in Colorado.

2. Read a book where a character uses social media OR becomes famous.
In the Age of Love and Chocolate (Birthright, #3) by Gabrielle Zevin In the Age of Love and Chocolate - Gabrielle Zevin - 7/8/2018 - Anya becomes famous with the opening of her nightclub.

3. Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich Notorious Nineteen - Janet Evanovich - 6/29/2018 - MPG Mystery, Humour, Romance, Chick Lit.
Blood Red, Snow White by Marcus Sedgwick Blood Red, Snow White - Marcus Sedgwick - 7/14/2018 - MPG Historical Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy> Fairy Tales, Cultural> Russia, Retellings.

4. Read a book where a character has a "hook up" OR whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
The Winter Garden by Jane Thynne The Winter Garden - Jane Thynne - 6/20/2018 - Hookup: Clara and Ralph.
The Girl with a Clock for a Heart by Peter Swanson The Girl with a Clock for a Heart - Peter Swanson - 6/23/2018 - Hookup: George and Liana.

5. Read a book with a character that goes star gazing OR a Series/TBR #1 or #2.
Because It Is My Blood (Birthright, #2) by Gabrielle Zevin Because It Is My Blood - Gabrielle Zevin - 6/27/2018 - Book 2 in series.

6. Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.
Soraya The Storyteller by Rosanne Hawke Soraya The Storyteller - Rosanne Hawke - 6/24/2018 - Set in Adelaide (Prague.)
The Good Daughter by Alexandra Burt The Good Daughter - Alexandra Burt - 7/10/2018 - Set in Aurora (Prague.)

7. Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.

8. Read a book where a child is saved or helped OR with a character that works for a charity.
Iron Cradles - Carol Mara - 7/3/2018 - Beth is helped in the hospital after contracting Polio.

9. Read a book where a character gets a tattoo OR is religious.

10. Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.


message 39: by Grace (last edited Jul 14, 2018 01:17AM) (new)

Grace Worland | 391 comments Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration: June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018
FINISHED
Read: 10
TASKS:
1. 🎸 Read a book with a number in the title-
Four Weeks, Five People by Jennifer Yu 6/22

2. 🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media-
Formerly Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham 6/25

3. 🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page-
Gone Rogue by Marissa Meyer 6/24- Science Fiction & Fantasy

4. 🎸 Read a book where a character has a "hook up"-
More Than Her by Jay McLean 7/9

5. 🎸 Read a Series #1 or #2-
The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 2: Dallas by Gerard Way 6/15

6. 🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague-
Impulse by Ellen Hopkins 7/6- Arizona

7. 🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover-
Maybe This Time (Maybe, #1) by Chantal Fernando by Chantal Fernando 7/11

8. 🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped-
Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel 7/5

9. 🎸 Read a book where a character is religious-
Burned by Ellen Hopkins 7/9

10. 🎸 Read a book with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title-
Warm Up by V.E. Schwab 7/13- Song Title: Waking up


message 40: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
WOOHOO Melanie and Grace!


message 41: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 2876 comments Done, just in the nick of time!

Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Timeframe: 6/15/18 to 7/14/18
10/10

1. Set in Colorado – Rock Chick Revenge by Kristen Ashley - 6/21/18 ♥♥♥♥♥
Rock Chick Revenge (Rock Chick, #5) by Kristen Ashley

2. Character uses social media AND becomes famous - You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour - 6/25/18 ♥♥♥
You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour
Kate unexpectedly has her art shown in a local gallery, then the news spreads through her high school through social media.

3. With 2 or more different genres on the main page - Tall, Dark & Hungry by Lynsay Sands - 6/16/18 ♥♥♥♥
Tall, Dark & Hungry (Argeneau #4) by Lynsay Sands
Romance and Fantasy

4. Author's initials are in OneRepublic - P, B - Author Patricia Briggs - Bone Crossed - 6/26/18 ♥♥♥♥
Bone Crossed (Mercy Thompson, #4) by Patricia Briggs

5. Series #1 - Rush by Beth Yarnall - 6/24/18 ♥♥♥
Rush (Pleasure at Home, #1) by Beth Yarnall
Pleasure at Home series #1

6. Location begins with a letter in Prague - England - The Nightingale Sisters by Donna Douglas - 7/6/18 ♥♥♥♥
The Nightingale Sisters (Nightingales #2) by Donna Douglas

7. Torso on the cover - Do Over by Serena Bell - 6/23/18 ♥♥♥♥
Do Over by Serena Bell

8. Where a child is saved or helped - Cockatiels at Seven by Donna Andrews - 6/28/18 ♥♥♥♥
Cockatiels at Seven (Meg Langslow, #9) by Donna Andrews
Meg’s friend Karen asks Meg to babysit for her son for a while for his protection.

9. Character is religious - The Last Suppers by Diane Mott Davidson - 7/7/18 ♥♥♥♥
The Last Suppers (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #4) by Diane Mott Davidson
This book centers around the death of a priest, thus involving the entire church family.

10. Word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.
Everybody Loves Me – Can't Buy Me Love by Molly O'Keefe - 7/13/18 ♥♥♥
Can't Buy Me Love (Crooked Creek Ranch, #1) by Molly O'Keefe

*****CHALLENGE COMPLETE 7/13/18*****


message 42: by Claire (new)

Claire  | 285 comments Challenge completed

June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018

✔️TASKS:
1. OneRepublic is an American pop rock band formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 consisting of lead vocalist Ryan Tedder, guitarist Zach Filkins, guitarist Drew Brown, bassist and cellist Brent Kutzle, and drummer Eddie Fisher.
🎸 Read a book with a number in the title OR set in Colorado.

I Am Number Four I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore Pittacus Lore 465 p. 11 july 2018 3 stars
Number in title

✔️2. The band rose to fame after releasing music on their Myspace account.
🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media OR becomes famous.
Hidden Bodies Hidden Bodies (You #2) by Caroline Kepnes Caroline Kepnes 442 p. 10 july 2018 4 stars
Use of social media by MC


✔️3. The band claim they don’t fit into any genre, instead mixing their songs between rock, pop, indie and hip hop.
🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit Anna and the Swallow Man Gavriel Savit 256 p. 13 july 2018 5 stars
Young adult and historical fiction

✔️4. The first award that OneRepublic won was the MTV Asia award for ‘Best Hook Up’.
🎸 Read a book where a character has a "hook up" OR whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
The Witch of Portobello The Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho Paulo Coelho 368 p. 5 july 2018 3 stars
Intitials PC

✔️5. The band’s most successful single to date is ‘Counting Stars’ which charted at 2 in the US and 1 in the UK.
🎸 Read a book with a character that goes star gazing OR a Series/TBR #1 or #2.

De hondenmoorden De hondenmoorden (Oxen, #1) by Jens Henrik Jensen Jens Henrik Jensen 384 p. 6 july 2018 3 stars
Series #1

✔️6. The band recorded ‘Love Runs Out’ at a studio in Prague.
🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.

Pompeii by Robert Harris Pompeii Robert Harris 416 p. 2 july 2018 4 stars

✔️7. Co-founder of the band, Zach Filkins, is the lead guitarist who co-wrote the popular hit “Stop and Stare” and led a past life as model. His torso was featured in ads for Covington and Jockey Underwear.
🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.
What a Carve Up! What a Carve Up! by Jonathan Coe Jonathan Coe 501 p. 7 july 2018 5 stars

✔️8. OneRepublic´s gospel-fused “Feel Again” from their third studio album, Native, used a percentage of the proceeds and donated the Save the Children´s Every Beat matters campaign.
🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped OR with a character that works for a charity.
Before We Were Yours Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate Lisa Wingate 480 p. 9 july 2018 4 stars
Children are helped and several characters work for charity

✔️9. When Ryan Tedder visited Osaka, he got some Japanese characters and their sun tattooed on his forearm which translates into English as “God gives & God takes”.
🎸 Read a book where a character gets a tattoo OR is religious.

Hot Milk by Deborah Levy Hot Milk Deborah Levy 221 p. 15 july 2018 4 stars
Father is religious

✔️10. Brent Kutzle has a cameo appearance in the 2008 film, The Eye, starring Jessica Alba. He appeared in the opening scene playing cello as a member of the orchestra. He can also be heard playing cello on the title track, “Songs Like Rain” for the 2006’s independent film of the same name.
🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title
Before I Go to Sleep Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson S.J. Watson 495 p. 12 july 2018 3 stars

‘Go’ also in ‘wherever I go’


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JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
WOOHOO Connie and Claire!! Both got 10!!


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Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 684 comments Thanks for a great Challenge!

Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration: June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018
6 Read


TASKS:
1. 🎸 Read a book with a number in the title - Dirty X6 Tara Crescent - 6/27
Dirty X6 by Tara Crescent

3. 🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page. - A Rancher's Heart Vivian Arend - 6/16
A Rancher's Heart (Heart Falls, #1) by Vivian Arend

4. 🎸 Read a book whose author's initials are in OneRepublic. - 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

5. 🎸 Read a Series/TBR #1 or #2. - A Cold Dark Place Toni Anderson - 6/19
A Cold Dark Place (Cold Justice, #1) by Toni Anderson

6. 🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague. - UK - With This Man Jodi Ellen Malpas - 6/24
With This Man (This Man, #4) by Jodi Ellen Malpas

7. 🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover. - Carnal Risk Kym Grosso - 6/23
Carnal Risk (Club Altura, #1) by Kym Grosso


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WOOHOO Karen!


message 46: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jul 21, 2018 09:38AM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 1970 comments All done.

Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration: June 15 - July 14, 2018

READ: 9/7

✔️1. OneRepublic is an American pop rock band formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 consisting of lead vocalist Ryan Tedder, guitarist Zach Filkins, guitarist Drew Brown, bassist and cellist Brent Kutzle, and drummer Eddie Fisher.
🎸 Read a book with a number in the title OR set in Colorado.
Catering to Nobody - Diane Mott Davidson 7/4

2. The band rose to fame after releasing music on their Myspace account.
🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media OR becomes famous.

✔️3. The band claim they don’t fit into any genre, instead mixing their songs between rock, pop, indie and hip hop.
🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
The Earl of Brass - Kara Jorgensen (science fiction, steampunk, historical, romance) 7/10

✔️4. The first award that OneRepublic won was the MTV Asia award for ‘Best Hook Up’.
🎸 Read a book where a character has a "hook up" OR whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
Sister - Rosamund Lupton 7/2

✔️5. The band’s most successful single to date is ‘Counting Stars’ which charted at 2 in the US and 1 in the UK.
🎸 Read a book with a character that goes star gazing OR a Series/TBR #1 or #2.
Sora's Quest - T.L. Shreffler 7/4

✔️6. The band recorded ‘Love Runs Out’ at a studio in Prague.
🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.
Little Tiny Teeth - Aaron Elkins (Peru) 7/1

✔️7. Co-founder of the band, Zach Filkins, is the lead guitarist who co-wrote the popular hit “Stop and Stare” and led a past life as model. His torso was featured in ads for Covington and Jockey Underwear.
🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.
Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon - Kerrelyn Sparks 7/7

✔️8. OneRepublic´s gospel-fused “Feel Again” from their third studio album, Native, used a percentage of the proceeds and donated the Save the Children´s Every Beat matters campaign.
🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped OR with a character that works for a charity.
Pale Horses - Jassy Mackenzie (dead victim worked for a charity in South Africa) 6/15

✔️9. When Ryan Tedder visited Osaka, he got some Japanese characters and their sun tattooed on his forearm which translates into English as “God gives & God takes”.
🎸 Read a book where a character gets a tattoo OR is religious.
The Once and Future Duchess - Sophia Nash 7/6

✔️10. Brent Kutzle has a cameo appearance in the 2008 film, The Eye, starring Jessica Alba. He appeared in the opening scene playing cello as a member of the orchestra. He can also be heard playing cello on the title track, “Songs Like Rain” for the 2006’s independent film of the same name.
🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title. ~ Made For You
I Let You Go - Clare Mackintosh 6/18

Catering to Nobody (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #1) by Diane Mott Davidson The Earl of Brass (The Ingenious Mechanical Devices #1) by Kara Jorgensen Sister by Rosamund Lupton Sora's Quest (The Cat's Eye Chronicles, #1) by T.L. Shreffler Little Tiny Teeth (Gideon Oliver, #14) by Aaron Elkins Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon (The Embraced, #3) by Kerrelyn Sparks Pale Horses (Jade de Jong, #4) by Jassy Mackenzie The Once and Future Duchess (Royal Entourage, #4) by Sophia Nash I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
WOOHOO Barbara!


message 48: by Rina (new)

Rina | 861 comments Finished

Musical Group of the Month: OneRepublic
Duration: June 15, 2018- July 14, 2018

You may do as many tasks as you wish.
You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.
A badge will be awarded for participation.

TASKS:
1. 🎸 Read a book with a number in the title.
Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet, Darynda Jones, 07.07.2018

2. 🎸 Read a book where a character uses social media.
Why Not Me?, Mindy Kaling, 21.06.2018

3. 🎸 Read a book with 2 or more different genres on the main page.
The Phantom of the Opera, Gaston Leroux, 03.07.2018 - Classics, Horror, Romance

4. 🎸 Read a book whose author's initials are in OneRepublic.
The Dead Girls' Dance, Rachel Caine, 01.07.2018

5. 🎸 Read a book with a character that goes star gazing OR a Series/TBR #1 or #2.
Along Came A Demon, Linda Welch, 20.06.2018 - Whisperings #1

6. 🎸 Read a book whose location begins with a letter in Prague.
Truth or Beard, Penny Reid, 02.07.2018 - set in Green Valley, Tennessee

7. 🎸 Read a book with a torso on the cover. Please post the cover.

8. 🎸 Read a book where a child is saved or helped.
Under the Lilacs, Louisa May Alcott, 28.06.2018

9. 🎸 Read a book where a character is religious.
The Bear and the Nightingale, Katherine Arden, 27.06.2018

10. 🎸 Read a book where a character plays a string instrument. OR with a word in the book title that is also in a OneRepublic song title.


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JoAnne | 23960 comments Mod
WOOHOO Rina!


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