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message 1: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (last edited Jun 19, 2018 01:02PM) (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
Team Red Penguin
Please post the reviews like this.

Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard Atwater
Review: Link
Pages: Link
Buddy Read: Link
IF APPLICABLE, let mods know that your book is a part of the series for the space that your team has landed on.

For this two month challenge, as well as our September one, we will be picking one overall winner (again!). At the end of our Vacation Quarterly Challenge there will be one winner that wins a prize of getting to choose a book from bookdepository.com. They can pick any book up to $10. For this to happen, we will be combining the points from the two month challenge (July-August), our September challenge, and our Vacation Quarterly together to pick that winner.


message 2: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
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General Rules
*Books must be read and reviewed from July 1st to August 31st.
*Books must be 100 pages to count (using the most rated edition on GR)
**Books read that are under 100 pages will count toward page points, but not category points.
**Books that are DNFed can count toward pages, but not category points. A review and/or status updates is still required.
*Manga and graphic novels can be read and will count for ¼ of the listed page count. They will count toward pages only.
*Five detailed status updates can be used in place of review.
*Buddy reads must take place within this group to count for bonus points
*You must make a minimum of four comments on a buddy read to earn points.

Points
*Page Points:
100 - 149 pages = 1 point
150 - 249 pages = 2 points
250 - 349 pages = 3 points
350 - 449 pages = 4 points
450 - 549 pages = 5 points
550 + pages = 6 points
*Buddy read points will double the page count.
*Reading and participating in the group book of the month will triple the page count.
*One point for every book read that fits the book or series of that space. For example, if you read a book from the Six of Crows duology on that specific space you will get an extra point once it has been completed.
*Five points for passing GO.
*Points can be awarded/taken away for landing on Volunteer for Tribute spaces. See below.

Challenge Rules
All members will be split into teams of 5 (depending on number of members signed up). At the start of the challenge, one of the mods will “roll” the dice for your team (using random.org). The space your team lands on will be based off of a series and there will be a specific number of pages that need to be ‘paid’ in order for your team to move on from that space. The number of pages that is due is at the bottom of the space on the Pageopoly board above.

Teams will continuously read books to bank pages read. And pages for books completed, reviewed, and added to the teams review thread will take away from the amount of pages that are due to move your team off of that space.

For example:

Team 1 has four members. They landed on the Legend space. This space requires 2,400 pages to be paid in order to advance.

Member 1 reads Throne of Glass which has 404 pages.
Member 2 reads Vampire Academy which has 332 pages.
Member 3 reads Eye of Minds which has 308 pages.
Member 4 reads Heartless which is 453 pages.

404 +
332 +
308 +
453 =
1497

Because this team turned in 1,497 pages in a space that requires 2,400 the team still owes 903 pages.

Had this team landed on the Six of Crows space which only requires 1,000 pages to advance they would have ‘banked’ 497 pages for the next space they land on.

Not Series spaces

Volunteer for Tribute - using random.org a card will be given to the team that lands on one of these spaces. Cards give or take points from your team or grant another team (randomly selected using random.org) free points.

Your favorite author is struck with writer's block go right to the bookstore.
Your favorite author just released an unexpected novella! Get 0.5 points.
Your pre-order arrived early! Get 10 points.
You are stricken with a cold and have to stay home all day earn 3 page points.
Unexpected work event. Lose 10 points.
Your friend that you loaned your favorite book to returned it with folded pages and a cracked spine. Lose 3 points.
You wanted to be the first to review a new book but were too slow. Other team wins 3 points.
Your great-aunt's birthday card just arrived. Gain 5 points.
Your roof is leaking. Great damage to your books. Lose 10 points.
Moving day! You have to send your books to a friends house till you're settled pay other team 5 points.
You were just approved for an ARC! Get 10 points.
While browsing the bookstore you find a new book you think you are going to love! Get 2 points.
You got a book for Christmas but oh no it’s the second book! Lose 2 points.
You and your friend are reading the same book both of you love it. Get 5 points.
When you get home from work your dog has ripped your favorite book to pieces! Lose 10 points.
You get an unexpected holiday. You get to go outside and read in your favorite lawn chair! Gain 5 points.
Your significant other is feeling ignored. You have to give up an evening of reading to go out with them. Lose 5 points.
Your mom needs you to take her to the doctor’s. You bring a book to read while you wait. Gain 1 point.
Your child wants your to read them a book. Gain 1 point.
A new audio you just bought is missing sections. Lose 10 points.

Free Pages - Free 500 pages awarded to the team that lands on this space.

Just browsing - Free space. Roll again.

In the bookstore - ‘Roll’ the dice three times to try for doubles (mods will use random.org for these rolls) If no doubles, 2,000 pages are due to get out of jail. If doubles are rolled, continue with a new roll and advance that many spaces.

Go to the bookstore - Go straight to the bookstore and follow instructions for getting out of the bookstore.

Book Box Tax Due! - Pay 5 points.

Get a Book Boyfriend! - Gain 5 points.

GO - Free 5 points for your team’s point total for passing GO.

Series Spaces

Brown 1 - Six of Crows Trilogy - 1,000 pages
Brown 2 - Shades of Magic Trilogy - 1,500 pages

Light Blue 1 - Monsters of Verity Duology - 2,000 pages
Light Blue 2 - Legend Series - 2,400 pages
Light Blue 3 - Darkest Minds Series - 2,700 pages

Pink 1 - Throne of Glass Series - 3,000 pages
Pink 2 - Shatter Me Series - 3,400 pages
Pink 3 - Red Queen Series - 3,700 pages

Orange 1 - Lunar Chronicles - 4,000 pages
Orange 2 - Falling Kingdoms Series - 4,400 pages
Orange 3 - Stormlight Archives - 4,700 pages

Red 1 - Riyria Revelations Series - 5,000 pages
Red 2 - Artemis Fowl Series - 5,400 pages
Red 3 - Odd Thomas Series - 5,700 pages

Yellow 1 - Protector of the Small Series - 6,000 pages
Yellow 2 - Ghost Bird Series - 6,400 pages
Yellow 3 - Rebel of the Sands Trilogy - 6,700 pages

Green 1 - Harry Potter Series - 7,000 pages
Green 2 - Kit Davenport Series - 7,400 pages
Green 3 - Seven Realms Series - 7,700 pages

Dark Blue 1 - Mistborn Series - 8,000 pages
Dark Blue 2 - Insignia Series - 8,500 pages

Tolkien Railroad - 4,000 pages
Austen Railroad - 4,000 pages
Bronte Railroad - 4,000 pages
Dickens Lane - 4,000 pages

Audio works - pages = “roll” using random.org x100
eBooks Company - pages = “roll” using random.org x100


message 3: by Felicia, Head of Team Quarterly & BOTM (new)

Felicia | 15005 comments Mod
Roll 1: rolled a 4. Landed on Get A Book Boyfriend - GAIN FIVE POINTS

Roll 2: rolled a 10. Landed on Red Queen - 3,700 pages due


message 4: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63495 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Elizabeth___|__________|__________|__________
Giulia______|__________|__________|__________
IvanaA______|__________|__________|__________
Jenn________|__________|__________|__________
Jessica_____|__________|__________|__________
JudyOhhh____|__________|__________|__________
Nicole______|__________|__________|__________
Trinity_____|__________|__________|__________

Total_______|__________|__________|_____5____


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message 5: by Judy (new)

Judy Ohhh (judyohh) | 464 comments Hey Ladies, what is everyone reading? I am currently reading Opal and I am almost done, so that is 382pgs towards our 3700 pages due


message 6: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments so what are we supposed to be reading from the red queen series? I'm confused lol


message 7: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63495 comments Mod
Not necessarily. Unless you want the extra point for reading a book from that series. The spaces on the board are the mods favorite ones. Since this is a page challenge - you can read whatever you want.


message 8: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments so any book doesn't matter the book? and what about book boyfriend? sorry first time I've done one like this want to make sure I'm doing it right lol


message 9: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63495 comments Mod
You don’t have to read for the book boyfriend space. Just the red queen series space.


message 10: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments Nicole wrote: "so any book doesn't matter the book? and what about book boyfriend? sorry first time I've done one like this want to make sure I'm doing it right lol"

Yes. As long as it meets these requirements. Any book will be counted

General Rules
*Books must be read and reviewed from July 1st to August 31st.
*Books must be 100 pages to count (using the most rated edition on GR)
**Books read that are under 100 pages will count toward page points, but not category points.
**Books that are DNFed can count toward pages, but not category points. A review and/or status updates is still required.
*Manga and graphic novels can be read and will count for ¼ of the listed page count. They will count toward pages only.
*Five detailed status updates can be used in place of review.
*Buddy reads must take place within this group to count for bonus points
*You must make a minimum of four comments on a buddy read to earn points.


message 11: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments but if I read from the red queen its extra points?


message 12: by Anna 'Bookbuyer' (new)

Anna 'Bookbuyer' (bookbuyer) | 9905 comments Nicole wrote: "but if I read from the red queen its extra points?"

Yes.


message 13: by Nicole (last edited Jul 02, 2018 09:44AM) (new)


message 14: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63495 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Elizabeth___|__________|__________|__________
Giulia______|__________|__________|__________
IvanaA______|__________|__________|__________
Jenn________|__________|__________|__________
Jessica_____|__________|__________|__________
JudyOhhh____|__________|__________|__________
Nicole______|__________|_____2____|_____2____
Trinity_____|__________|__________|__________

Total_______|__________|_____2____|_____7____


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message 15: by Judy (last edited Jul 02, 2018 01:49PM) (new)

Judy Ohhh (judyohh) | 464 comments Okay Finished Opal!

Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

Pages: 382


message 16: by Judy (last edited Jul 02, 2018 01:48PM) (new)

Judy Ohhh (judyohh) | 464 comments Nicole wrote: "*A Trace of Murder (Keri Locke Mystery, #2) by Blake Pierce
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 190 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
*150 Pages in June*"


Great Job Nicole!! I just finished one book and we are still really far from advancing from our space BUT i should be started two books tomorrow and my hope is to finish them book before next week!


message 17: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63495 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Elizabeth___|__________|__________|__________
Giulia______|__________|__________|__________
IvanaA______|__________|__________|__________
Jenn________|__________|__________|__________
Jessica_____|__________|__________|__________
JudyOhhh____|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Nicole______|__________|_____2____|_____2____
Trinity_____|__________|__________|__________

Total_______|__________|_____6____|____11____


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message 19: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments Judy wrote: "Nicole wrote: "*A Trace of Murder (Keri Locke Mystery, #2) by Blake Pierce
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 190 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
*150 Pages ..."

almost 1000 down. I'm reading the Red Queen series omg it is soooooo good. plus extra points :)


message 20: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63495 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Elizabeth___|__________|__________|__________
Giulia______|__________|__________|__________
IvanaA______|__________|__________|__________
Jenn________|__________|__________|__________
Jessica_____|__________|__________|__________
JudyOhhh____|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Nicole______|__________|_____7____|_____7____
Trinity_____|__________|__________|__________

Total_______|__________|____11____|____16____


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message 21: by Judy (last edited Jul 03, 2018 06:13AM) (new)

Judy Ohhh (judyohh) | 464 comments Nicole wrote: "Judy wrote: "Nicole wrote: "*A Trace of Murder (Keri Locke Mystery, #2) by Blake Pierce
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 190 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3......"


the Red Queen series is one of my faves!! Are you sucked into the world yet? Meaning are you starting glass sword? lol


message 22: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments Judy wrote: "Nicole wrote: "Judy wrote: "Nicole wrote: "*A Trace of Murder (Keri Locke Mystery, #2) by Blake Pierce
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 190 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3......"


Yes I am almost 100 pages into glass sword. i REALLY REALLY want to see Mare and Cal together already dang it! It has gotten me sucked in right now!


message 23: by Judy (new)

Judy Ohhh (judyohh) | 464 comments Nicole wrote: "Judy wrote: "Nicole wrote: "Judy wrote: "Nicole wrote: "*A Trace of Murder (Keri Locke Mystery, #2) by Blake Pierce
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 190 https://www.goodreads.com/book/sh..."


Lol I am Team Cal too!! Don't get me wrong I wavered for a little between Cal and Maven but Cal won my heart way before Maven tried to steal it! lol

Glass sword is my least fave of the series tho. I think a King's Cage is my fave and all I will say is your wish will come true in that one! lol


message 24: by Ivana - Diary of Difference (last edited Jul 04, 2018 05:40AM) (new)

Ivana - Diary of Difference (diaryofdifference)
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 352 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Buddy Read: N/A

Hi guys - first time playing this game, and first post - let me know if I have done something wrong lol :D ( Not sure if I did the book picture correctly)

And of course, may the odds be ever in your favour :)


message 25: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63495 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Elizabeth___|__________|__________|__________
Giulia______|__________|__________|__________
IvanaA______|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Jenn________|__________|__________|__________
Jessica_____|__________|__________|__________
JudyOhhh____|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Nicole______|__________|_____7____|_____7____
Trinity_____|__________|__________|__________

Total_______|__________|____15____|____20____


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message 26: by Judy (new)

Judy Ohhh (judyohh) | 464 comments Ivana A. wrote: "
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 352 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Buddy Read: N/A

Hi guys - first ti..."


Looks good Ivana!! My first time too!! But we got this :)


message 28: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63495 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Elizabeth___|__________|__________|__________
Giulia______|__________|__________|__________
IvanaA______|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Jenn________|__________|__________|__________
Jessica_____|__________|__________|__________
JudyOhhh____|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Nicole______|__________|____12____|____12____
Trinity_____|__________|__________|__________

Total_______|__________|____20____|____25____


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message 30: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63495 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Elizabeth___|__________|__________|__________
Giulia______|__________|__________|__________
IvanaA______|__________|_____8____|_____8____
Jenn________|__________|__________|__________
Jessica_____|__________|__________|__________
JudyOhhh____|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Nicole______|__________|____12____|____12____
Trinity_____|__________|__________|__________

Total_______|__________|____24____|____29____


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message 32: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63495 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Elizabeth___|__________|__________|__________
Giulia______|__________|__________|__________
IvanaA______|__________|_____8____|_____8____
Jenn________|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Jessica_____|__________|__________|__________
JudyOhhh____|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Nicole______|__________|____12____|____12____
Trinity_____|__________|__________|__________

Total_______|__________|____28____|____33____


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message 35: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63495 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Elizabeth___|__________|__________|__________
Giulia______|__________|__________|__________
IvanaA______|__________|_____8____|_____8____
Jenn________|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Jessica_____|__________|__________|__________
JudyOhhh____|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Nicole______|__________|____22____|____22____
Trinity_____|__________|__________|__________

Total_______|__________|____38____|____43____


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message 36: by Judy (new)

Judy Ohhh (judyohh) | 464 comments Nicole wrote: "*Queen Song (Red Queen, #0.1) by Victoria Aveyard
Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Pages: 100 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

*Steel Scars (Red Queen, #0.2) by Victoria Aveyard
Revie..."


Holy crap Nicole!! You go girl!!!! Are you going to start War Storm...the final book in the series


message 37: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments Yes. I am currently about 100 pages into the last one. I don't know if anyone wants to wait until I finish to post any reviews? its 662 pages so it will take up all the rest of the pages left and it gets extra points since that is the space we are one. i LOVE this series. But the 3rd one left me really mad!


message 39: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63495 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Elizabeth___|__________|__________|__________
Giulia______|__________|__________|__________
IvanaA______|__________|_____8____|_____8____
Jenn________|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Jessica_____|__________|__________|__________
JudyOhhh____|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Nicole______|__________|____29____|____29____
Trinity_____|__________|__________|__________

Total_______|__________|____45____|____50____


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message 40: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (nicolemeier111) | 1605 comments jesus another over 3000 pages....man :(


message 41: by Judy (new)

Judy Ohhh (judyohh) | 464 comments Nicole wrote: "Yes. I am currently about 100 pages into the last one. I don't know if anyone wants to wait until I finish to post any reviews? its 662 pages so it will take up all the rest of the pages left and i..."

The last one made me mad too!! There was no closure and finality, in my opinion!


message 42: by Judy (new)

Judy Ohhh (judyohh) | 464 comments ANOTHER OVER 3000 pgs...WTF lol


message 44: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63495 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Elizabeth___|__________|__________|__________
Giulia______|__________|_____3____|_____3____
IvanaA______|__________|_____8____|_____8____
Jenn________|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Jessica_____|__________|__________|__________
JudyOhhh____|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Nicole______|__________|____29____|____29____
Trinity_____|__________|__________|__________

Total_______|__________|____48____|____53____


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message 46: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63495 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Elizabeth___|__________|__________|__________
Giulia______|__________|_____7____|_____7____
IvanaA______|__________|_____8____|_____8____
Jenn________|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Jessica_____|__________|__________|__________
JudyOhhh____|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Nicole______|__________|____29____|____29____
Trinity_____|__________|__________|__________

Total_______|__________|____52____|____57____


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message 48: by Alaina, Head of Monthly Challenges & Keeper of BR Threads (last edited Jul 08, 2018 07:31PM) (new)

Alaina (ameserole) | 63495 comments Mod
______Name__|___Buddy___|___Pages___|___Total___
____________|___Reads___|___Read____|__Points___

Elizabeth___|__________|__________|__________
Giulia______|__________|_____7____|_____7____
IvanaA______|__________|_____8____|_____8____
Jenn________|__________|____13____|____13____
Jessica_____|__________|__________|__________
JudyOhhh____|__________|_____4____|_____4____
Nicole______|__________|____29____|____29____
Trinity_____|__________|__________|__________

Total_______|__________|____61____|____66____


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