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message 1: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

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Each month a weird, unusual, or odd news story will be featured. Your task will be to read a book associated with words pulled from the account. You choose how the book connects with the word.

No page limit. Re-reads and audio books are okay.
You can read as many or as few as you want.
You can read one of each or focus on two or three words.

Duration : August 1 - 30, 2018

a youtube video - Archaeologists make dramatic discovery in Pompeii

Pompeii’s Unluckiest Man Excavated, Internet Gives Him Second Life
“Wile E. Coyote’s great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather.”
HuffPost 05/30/2018 11:30 am ET

The remains of a man trying to escape the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius nearly 2,000 years ago were found in Pompeii, Italy, this week, and the photographs have become a meme.

Why would people do this? Because the internet is a bad place.

Archaeologists believe the man was fleeing to safety, having managed to escape the first volcanic eruption, but was subsequently crushed by a large stone in the process. They believe the stone was a door jamb, according to USA Today.

Additionally, archaeologists believe the man was around 35-years-old and suffering from a bone infection. His head has not yet been found.

words in the article:
remains
man
escape
erption
Mount
2,000
found
week
photograph
people
internet
bad
fleeing
safety
crushed
large
stone
door
USA
35-years-old
infection
head


message 2: by Nicole (last edited Aug 06, 2018 11:36AM) (new)

Nicole P Ripped from the Headlines - August 2018

0/20 found

1. Remains: Viable Threat by Julie Rowe (01/08) ★★★
"...her feet and deposited the remains of her MRE..." Page 77

2. Man: Viable Threat by Julie Rowe (01/08) ★★★
"The Man thrust his chin at the door..." Page 2

3. Escape: Viable Threat by Julie Rowe (01/08) ★★★
"...way forward or back, no escape ." Page 202

4. Eruption
5. Mount
6. 2,000
7. Found: Viable Threat by Julie Rowe (01/08) ★★★
"...she found herself shaking harder..." Page 9

8. Week: Viable Threat by Julie Rowe (01/08) ★★★
"Pajama day is next week ." Page 14

9. Photograph: Dear Aaron by Mariana Zapata (05/08) ★★
"...standing solo in the first photograph ..." Page 391

10. People: Viable Threat by Julie Rowe (01/08) ★★★
"...the kind people wore in zombie apocalypse..." Page 2

11. Internet: Viable Threat by Julie Rowe (01/08) ★★★
"His internet search history was empty..." Page 184

12. Bad: Viable Threat by Julie Rowe (01/08) ★★★
"...but the angle was bad ." Page 17

13. Fleeing

14. Safety: Viable Threat by Julie Rowe (01/08) ★★★
"...err on the side of safety ." Page 7

15. Crushed: Sincerely, Carter by Whitney G. (02/08) ★★★
"I pretended to be crushed and disappointed..." Loc 651

16. Large: Viable Threat by Julie Rowe (01/08) ★★★
"...which looked like a large tackle box..." Page 29

17. Stone: Viable Threat by Julie Rowe (01/08) ★★★
"The abnormal part was stone , cold serious." Page 28

18. Door: Viable Threat by Julie Rowe (01/08) ★★★
"...a sharp rap on the door ." Page 2

19. USA: Viable Threat by Julie Rowe (01/08) ★★★
"...this was El Paso, Texas, USA ." Page 5

20. 35-years-old

21. Infection: Viable Threat by Julie Rowe (01/08) ★★★
"The infection seems heaviest at the university." Page 6

22. Head: Viable Threat by Julie Rowe (01/08) ★★★
"...jerked his head in the direction..." Page 4


Viable Threat (Outbreak Task Force, #1) by Julie Rowe Sincerely, Carter (Sincerely Carter, #1) by Whitney G. Dear Aaron by Mariana Zapata


message 3: by Gabi (last edited Aug 09, 2018 12:51PM) (new)

Gabi Eisenberg (gabieisenberg) COMPLETED!!
Ripped from the Headlines - August 2018
August 1st, 2018 - August, 31st, 2018
Completed: 22/22

Deception Point by Dan Brown, 8.1.18
1. Remains: ”Dr. Ming’s accident remains a secret until after the press conference.” - Ekstrom, pg. 336
2. Man: ”These “hailstones” were man made.” - pg. 283
3. Escape: ”Instinctively, she fought to escape...” - pg. 364
6. 2,000: ”Your company has designed and manufactured a rocket that can launch payloads for as little as 2,000 dollars per pound…” - Senator Sexton, pg. 329
7. Found: ”Their bodies would never be found.” - pg. 326
8. Week: ”Our chain’s been getting a real workout this week.” - Tolland, pg. 549
10. People: ”...Gabrielle was not at all surprised to see the building’s foyer filling with people...” - pg. 463
11. Internet: ”...and Internet media outlets from Maine to Moscow.” - pg. 302
12. Bad: ”...suffered a bad cut on his cheek…” - pg. 320
13. Fleeing: ”The practical barriers to fleeing notwithstanding…” - pg. 292
14. Safety: ”...she could see one of his bulky personal safety escorts-” - pg. 313
16. Large: ”The ball of ice on her sleeve was a flawlessly shaped spheroid the size of a large cherry.” - pg. 283
17. Stone: ”Corky dug in his pocket and pulled out a stone shaped like a CD.” - pg. 403
18. Door: ”Gabrielle saw the door and headed it for.” - pg. 269
19. USA: ”-space vehicles could only display the words USA and the company name.” - pg. 330
20. 35-years-old: “It’s thirty-five years old,” Sexton declared…” - pg. 469
22. Head: ”...making the only perceivable vibrations those inside her head.” - pg. 397

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, 8.2.18
4. Eruption: "...like ash after a volcanic eruption." - pg. 276
5. Mount: "They also had to mount a camera to the side of every indent's head." - pg. 280
9. Photograph: ”...uses a similar voice-controlled scanner to analyze a photograph." - pg. 249
15. Crushed: ”...I retrieved an old plastic Star Trek lunch box I kept hidden under the van’s crushed dashboard.” - pg. 25

Kalahari by Jessica Khoury, 8.10.18
21. Infection: "It's some kind of infection." - Sarah, pg. 129


message 4: by Raven (last edited Sep 06, 2018 06:39PM) (new)

Raven R. (AvalonReadsBooks) | 10 comments I'd like to join!

22/22 found
Started: Aug 1
Finished: Aug 11

✔1. Remains (5. The Night Shift: Real Life In The Heart Of The E.R.)
✔2. Man (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔3. Escape (3. On a Wicked Dawn)
✔4. Eruption (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔5. Mount (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔6. 2,000 (2. Which Witch?)
✔7. Found (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔8. Week (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔9. Photograph (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔10. People (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔11. Internet (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔12. Bad (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔13. Fleeing (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔14. Safety (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔15. Crushed (4. Helpless)
✔16. Large (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔17. Stone (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔18. Door (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔19. USA (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔20. 35-years-old (2. Which Witch?)
✔21. infection (1. Assholes Finish First)
✔22. head (1. Assholes Finish First)

Books used
1. Assholes Finish First (Tucker Max, #2) by Tucker Max
2. Which Witch? by Eva Ibbotson
3. On a Wicked Dawn (Cynster, #9) by Stephanie Laurens
4. Helpless by Barbara Gowdy
5. The Night Shift Real Life In The Heart Of The E.R. by Brian Goldman


message 5: by Tania (last edited Aug 24, 2018 12:28PM) (new)

Tania | 153 comments Ripped from the Headlines - August
Duration : August 1 - 30, 2018


No page limit. Re-reads and audio books are okay.

Progress: 13/10

words in the article:
✓1. remains - O Pioneers! by Willa Cather (finished 8/1), Alexandra remains to work the family farm after she loses her parents, my review is here
✓2. man - Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton (finished 8/15), named for the man, my review is here
✓3. escape - The Last Wife of Henry VIII by Carolly Erickson (finished 8/9), Catherine Parr hopes she will escape the fate of King Henry VIII other wives, my review is here
✓4. eruption - Lonely Planet Naples, Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast by Cristian Bonetto (finished 8/12), a section on the ruins from the big eruption of Mt Vesuvius, my review is here
5. Mount
✓6. 2,000 - Rotterdam Reflections: Tales from a Dutch harbour and other stories by Valerie Poore (finished 8/24), the author's first experience with barge living is in 2000, my review is here
7. found
8. week
✓9. photograph - The Nine of Us: Growing Up Kennedy by Jean Kennedy Smith (finished 8/14), book contains photographs, my review is here
10. people - History's Greatest Military Commanders, people who led armies and conquered lands
✓11. internet - History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund (finished 8/7), Linda looks up people online, my review is here
✓12. bad - The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn by Alison Weir (finished 8/3), how Queen Anne and her accused lovers met a bad end, my review is here
✓13. fleeing - Star Wars Jedi Quest: The Way of the Apprentice by Jude Watson (finished 8/13), when the Jedi land the citizens of Radnor are already fleeing, my review is here
✓14. safety - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling (finished 8/23), there is a big concern for the safety of all the students of Hogwarts and their families, my review is here
✓15. crushed - The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (finished 8/6), Theo speaks with a dying man crushed under rubble during the bombing scene, my review is here
16. large
17. stone
✓18. door - B.I.S.A. (Brunei Secret Intelligence Agency): Eventually by Amir Falique (finished 8/24), the agents worked behind a well concealed door, my review is here
✓19. USA - The Royal House of Monaco: Dynasty of Glamour, Tragedy and Scandal by John Glatt (finished 8/17), Grace Kelly left the USA to marry the Prince of Monaco, my review is here
20. 35-years-old
21. infection
22. head


message 6: by Karen ♐ (last edited Aug 27, 2018 03:20PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 1723 comments Ripped from the Headlines - August 2018
August 1st, 2018 - August, 31st, 2018
No Pg Minimum
Completed: 20/22


Unleashed (Ross Siblings, #1) by Cherrie Lynn
Unleashed Cherrie Lynn - 8/2
2. Man - Pg 10 - Man, this is going over well.
3. Escape - Pg 40 - and it didn't escape him that Kelsey was laughing
7. Found - Pg 11 - If my boss found out
8. Week - Pg 10 - For a week
9. Photograph - Pg 182 - Throughout all the letters and photographs
10. People - Pg 22 - the goods even if other people are hovering
12. Bad - Pg 14 - I feel bad about that
13. Fleeing - Pg 27 - sending her two cats fleeing
14. Safety - Pg 124 - this safety she'd found with him
15. Crushed - Pg 104 - That crushed me more than anything
17. Stone - Pg 107 - into her mind like a stone
22. Head - Pg 11 - She eased her head down on her desk

Satisfaction (Temptation, #2) by K.M. Golland
Satisfaction K.M. Golland - 8/2
4. Eruption - Pg 148 - now at the point of eruption
5. Mount - Pg 221 - also known as Mount Washmore
6. 2,000 - Pg 159 - He transfers $2,000 into her account
11. Internet - Pg 81 - and tuned into an Internet movie channel
16. Large - Pg 5 - But having a rather large bank account

Fulfillment (Temptation, #3) by K.M. Golland
Fulfillment K.M. Golland - 8/9
21. Infection - Pg 14 - helps guard the baby from infection

McKettrick's Choice (McKettricks, #4) by Linda Lael Miller
McKettrick's Choice Linda Lael Miller - 8/22
1. Remains - Pg 1075 - then at the remains of the feast



19. USA
20. 35-years-old


message 7: by Jane (new)

Jane (janejonesreviews) | 64 comments August ~ Ripped from the Headlines
Words in the article:

remains
man
escape
erption
Mount
2,000
found
week
photograph
people
internet
bad
fleeing
safety
crushed
large
stone
door
USA
35-years-old
infection
head


message 8: by Rissa (new)

Rissa | 409 comments No page limit. Re-reads and audio books are okay.
You can read as many or as few as you want.
You can read one of each or focus on two or three words.
Duration : August 1 - 30, 2018


Pompeii’s Unluckiest Man Excavated, Internet Gives Him Second Life
“Wile E. Coyote’s great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather.”
HuffPost 05/30/2018 11:30 am ET


(view spoiler)

words in the article:
remains
man
escape
erption
Mount
2,000
found
week
photograph
people
internet
bad
fleeing
safety
crushed
large
stone
door
USA
35-years-old
infection
head


message 9: by Cindy III (last edited Aug 05, 2018 03:21AM) (new)

Cindy III | 310 comments August Ripped from the Headlines

words in the article:
remains
man
escape
eruption
Mount
2,000
found
week
photograph
people
internet
bad
fleeing
safety
crushed
large
stone
door
USA
35-years-old
infection
head


message 10: by Meg (last edited Aug 27, 2018 03:10PM) (new)

Meg (makeli2) | 679 comments ✔ remains - Marshmallow S'More Murder (Merry Wrath, #3) by Leslie Langtry Marshmallow S'More Murder (the remains of a murdered woman were found behind a Chicago store) 8/14

✔ man - Murder is a Monkey's Game (Madigan Amos Zoo Mystery #3) by Ruby Loren Murder is a Monkey's Game (a paragliding man drops from the sky and lands in a zoo's tiger enclosure) 8/8

✔ escape - Purrfect Murder (Hazel Hart #1) by Louise Lynn Purrfect Murder ("Hazel scanned the room for some avenue of escape.") 8/9

eruption

✔ Mount - Iced Under (A Maine Clambake Mystery, #5) by Barbara Ross Iced Under (mc attends funeral of a long lost relative at Mount Auburn Cemetery near Boston) 8/17

2,000

✔ found - No Such Thing as Smooth Sailing A Brandy Alexander Romantic Comedy Novella (A Brandy Alexander Mystery Book, #7) by Shelly Fredman No Such Thing as Smooth Sailing (a missing man is found in hiding) 8/9

✔ week - Six Easy Pockets (Cue Ball Mysteries #6) by Cindy Blackburn Six Easy Pockets (mc's friend has been missing for a week and it was found that she had been kidnapped) 8/10

✔ photograph - Unbelievable (Cassie Baxter Mysteries, #1) by Cindy Blackburn Unbelievable (unflattering photograph of mc is printed in the weekly paper) 8/7

✔ people - Agatha's First Case An Agatha Raisin Mystery (Agatha Raisin Mysteries) by M.C. Beaton Agatha's First Case (mc becomes a successful PR agency head plus sleuth because of her ability to read people) 8/14

✔ internet - Mint Cookie Murder (Merry Wrath, #2) by Leslie Langtry Mint Cookie Murder (mc googled clues to a killing while waiting at a vet's office) 8/13

✔ bad - Murder Is Our Mascot (Schooled in Murder, #1) by Tracy D. Comstock Murder Is Our Mascot ("It's too bad that jumping to conclusions didn't burn calories," she thought...) 8/19

✔ fleeing - Never Steal a Cockatiel (Leigh Koslow Mystery #9) by Edie Claire Never Steal a Cockatiel ("No one else had seen the fleeing intruder.") 8/26

✔ safety - Textual Relations (Gotcha Detective Agency Mysteries #2) by Jamie Lee Scott Textual Relations (to ensure the safety of his fellow PIs, at least as far as being able to track them in the field, the IT expert in the office installs a GPS into all of their cell phones) 8/16

✔ crushed - Thankless in Death (In Death, #37) by J.D. Robb Thankless in Death (Sicko killer crushed father's skull with a baseball bat) 8/24

✔ large - Psycho in Paradise (Florida Keys Mystery Series Book 15) by Deborah Brown Psycho in Paradise ("She's going to have a large family that dotes on her.") 8/21

✔ stone - Dead Man Talking (The Happily Everlasting Series, #1) by Jana Deleon Dead Man Talking (a break-in and injury were caused by two men looking for an old emerald stone rumored to have magical qualities) 8/13

✔ door - Gone But Knot Forgotten (A Quilting Mystery, #3) by Mary Marks Gone But Knot Forgotten ("When your name appeared first on the door, you could command the best office.") 8/15

✔ USA - Campari Crimson (Franki Amato #4) by Traci Andrighetti Campari Crimson (Mystery is set in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA) 8/21

35-years-old

✔ infection - Woof at the Door (Call of the Wilde #1) by Laura Morrigan Woof at the Door (a jaguar cub had a severe respiratory infection when it was rescued) 8/15

✔ head - The Root of all Trouble(A Nina Quinn #7) by Heather Webber The Root of all Trouble ("He had such a nice head of hair.") 8/22


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