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Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2497 comments Mod
August 2018 Scavenger Hunt
Begins: 01August18 / Ends: 31August18


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Your challenge is to find the following words/phrases in the TEXT of the books you are reading this month.

You are NOT restricted to one book / one word; you may find as many of the words/phrases in a single book as you like. If you find all the words in one book you are really lucky!

This month's scavenger list are words that were found in
Murder at the Bad Girl's Bar and Grill by N.M. Kelby Murder at the Bad Girl's Bar and Grill by N.M. Kelby
NOTE - you may NOT use this book for the scavenger hunt!


BASIC word list
academy
blind
circus
drama
fertility
grill
kilt
laptop
oatmeal
puppet
solemn
squint
tiki
violent
wireless

BONUS / OPTIONAL words
black leather (full phrase)
grass skirt (full phrase)
Key lime pie (full phrase)
networking
Stephen King


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Unless a variation is specified above, words must match exactly, with the following exceptions: I will accept a plural/singular version, or differences in spelling between British and American English (e.g. honor or honour). But those are the ONLY deviations allowed. So if you are looking for "vivid" - I will NOT allow "vividly."

All books used must be a minimum of 100 pages long - Page length determined by HARDCOVER 1st edition. If no Hardcover, then the most popular paperback governs page #.

You may read in any format - text, audio or e-book. If using audio or e-book I suggest using Amazon.com's "look inside" feature to get a page number for you quote.

You MUST finish the book before you can claim credit for finding the word/phrase.


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Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2497 comments Mod
This month's scavenger hunters are:

(Click on your name to go directly to your post)


Deb

Donna - ✔ DONE

Ed ✔ DONE

JennH

Koren ✔ - DONE

Licha-Olivia

Marilyn

Olivermagnus

Patty

SANDYE

Tessa ✔ - DONE


message 3: by Donna (last edited Aug 22, 2018 04:53PM) (new)

Donna | 352 comments 15 / 15 words found
5 / 5 BONUS words found
12 books referenced

BASIC word list
academy ~~ Rain Reign ~~ 10Aug2018 ~~ page 220 ~~ “...a program called Summertime Academy…”
Blind ~~ Britt-Marie Was Here ~~ 17Aug2018 ~~ page 61 ~~ “...Are you blind, or what?…”
Circus ~~ The Jury Master ~~ 22Aug2018 ~~ page 35 ~~ “...had the gait of a circus performer on stilts…”
Drama ~~ Be Frank With Me ~~ 9Aug2018 ~~ page 193 ~~ “...would have been in a hospital drama…”
Fertility ~~ Something in the Water ~~ 5Aug2018 ~~ page 225 ~~ “...Alexa’s fertility clinic appointment…”
grill ~~ The Hate U Give ~~ 6Aug2018 ~~ page 156 ~~ “...Just heated the grill up…”
kilt ~~ Be Frank With Me ~~ 9Aug2018 ~~ page 148 ~~ “...kilts that look like wool…”
laptop ~~Rain Reign ~~ 10Aug2018 ~~ page 39 ~~ “...from Mrs. Kushel’s laptop…”
oatmeal ~~ Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters ~~ 7Aug2018 ~~ page 48 ~~ “...recently outlawed brand of American oatmeal…”
puppet ~~ The Camel Club ~~ 15Aug2018 ~~ page 487 ~~ “...reinstall the puppet shah…”
solemn ~~ The Camel Club ~~ 15Aug2018 ~~ page 72 ~~ “...he announced in a solemn voice…”
squint ~~ Rain Reign ~~ 10Aug2018 ~~ page 13 ~~ “...her brown eyes squint shut…”
tiki ~~ Descent ~~ 9Aug2018 ~~ page 142 ~~ “...the electric glow of tiki torches…”
violent ~~ Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters ~~ 7Aug2018 ~~ page 14 ~~ “...violent blazes of our brilliant island sunrises…”
wireless ~~ The Camel Club ~~ 15Aug2018 ~~ page 418 ~~ “...and I checked for a wireless security pod…”


BONUS / OPTIONAL words
black leather (full phrase) ~~ Something in the Water ~~ 5Aug2018 ~~ page 266 ~~ “...skintight black leather trousers…”
grass skirt (full phrase) ~~Burned ~~ 20Aug2018 ~~ page 6 ~~ “...we’ll pick up some grass skirts…”
Key lime pie (full phrase) ~~ Key Lime Pie Murder ~~ 8Aug2018 ~~ page 94 ~~ “...I love key lime pie…”
networking ~~ Be Frank With Me ~~ 9Aug2018 ~~ page 32 ~~ “...their racquetball game and networking…”
Stephen King ~~ Close to Home ~~ 17Aug2018 ~~ page 145 ~~ “...the electric chair in Stephen King’s novel…”


message 4: by Patty (last edited Aug 26, 2018 12:51PM) (new)

Patty | 173 comments BASIC word list

academy- Etiquette & Espionage-8/16/18-page 13-"Finishing Academy for Young Ladies"

blind-An Extraordinary Union-8/8/18-page 18-"seems she's blind too"

circus-China Dolls-8/13/18-page 92-"a flea circus, carnival rides"

drama-The English Patient-8/10/18-page 36-"His motive, a drama"

fertility

grill-Map of the Heart-8/5/18-page 72-"make socca on the grill."

kilt

laptop-Map of the Heart-8/5/18-page 34-"her smartphone and laptop."

oatmeal

puppet-The English Patient-8/10/18-page 196-"a puppet master, could order anything"

solemn-The English Patient-8/10/18-page 34-"solemn and drooling"

squint- Etiquette & Espionage-8/16/18-page 151-"she had to squint so hard"

tiki

violent-The English Patient-8/10/18-page 17-" a violent and cold southwesterly"

wireless--The Green Mill Murder-8/26/18-page 92-"urge to put on the wireless"

BONUS / OPTIONAL words

black leather (full phrase)-For Whom The Bell Tolls-8/22/18-page 14-"military saddles in black leather."

grass skirt (full phrase)

Key lime pie (full phrase)

networking

Stephen King


message 5: by Koren (last edited Feb 17, 2019 01:02PM) (new)

Koren  (koren56) | 481 comments BASIC word list
15/15
academy-Robin by David Itzkoff finished 8/9 p. 192 ...and was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance.

blind-Robin by David Itzkoff finished 8/9 p. 38 ...without proper precautions, you could accidently blind yourself.

circus-Robin by David Itzkoff finished 8/9 p. 17 metamorphosing from a fly fisherman to a circus animal trainer...

drama-Robin by David Itzkoff finished 8/9 p. 38 ...its drama program, which it had only just established in 1964...

fertility-Robin by David Itzkoff finished 8/9 p. 155 ...he later presented the two of them with an unusual gift: a pair of wooden African fertility statues.

grill-Robin by David Itzkoff finished 8/9 p. 152 You see the girls at the Rainbow Bar and Grill...

kilt-Against Her Will: The Senseless Murder of Kelly Ann Tinyes by Ronald Watkins finished 9/20 p. 57 Not wanting to arrive at the scene of a murder investigation in a kilt, he rushed home to change ...

laptop-Once Upon a Farm: Lessons on Growing Love, Life, and Hope on a New Frontier by Rory Feek finished 8/2 p. xiv ...typing on my laptop...

oatmeal-Once Upon a Farm: Lessons on Growing Love, Life, and Hope on a New Frontier by Rory Feek finished 8/2 p. xii ...Indiana was again beside me in her high chair, finishing her oatmeal as I ate mine.

puppet-Robin by David Itzkoff finished 8/9 p. 80 ...wound up doing an S&M routine with the puppets that is indescribable.

solemn-Robin by David Itzkoff finished 8/9 p. 158 In a soft, solemn voice he answered...

squint-Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova p. 327 finished 9/30 He squints his eyes...

tiki-Under Fire: Reporting from the Front Lines of the Trump White House by April Ryan finished 11/20 p. 97 ...carrying tiki torches.

violent-Robin by David Itzkoff finished 8/9 p. 187 ...so driven by this lust that we have a violent streak that comes along.

wireless-Chocolate Vicodin: My Quest for Relief from the Headache that Wouldn't Go Away by Jennette Fulda p. 147 ...his headache started when he installed a wireless internet router.

BONUS / OPTIONAL words
5/5

black leather (full phrase)-The Family on Beartown Road: A Memoir of Love and Courage by Elizabeth Cohen finished 8/11 p. 77 He has disheveled blond hair and a black leather jacket.

grass skirt (full phrase)-Supermarket Super Gardens: An Aisle-By-Aisle Guide to Growing a Lush Lawn and Gorgeous Garden Using Baby Powder, Dental Floss, Milk, Panty Hose, and More! by Jerry Baker finished 11/7 p. 39 Then put on your grass skirt.

Key lime pie (full phrase)-All Summer Long by Dorothea Benton Frank finished 2/15/19 p. 22 Nick knew that if they wanted a piece of key lime pie or the bourbon chocolate pecan pie, the waiter would not have denied it to him in a million years.

networking-Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story by Chuck Klosterman finished 8/26 p. 54 ...killing themselves in the hopes of networking with anyone else...

Stephen King-Once Upon a Farm: Lessons on Growing Love, Life, and Hope on a New Frontier by Rory Feek finished 8/2 p. xiii ...with a hint of the kind of mystery in a Stephen King story...


message 6: by Book Concierge (last edited May 10, 2019 06:08AM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2497 comments Mod
August Scavenger Hunt
Begins: 01Aug18 / Ends: 31Aug18


15 / 15 words found
5 / 5 BONUS words found
13 books read


BASIC word list
academy - Crazy Rich Asians ✔ – 14Aug18 - pg 110 - "…the Singapore academy where ..."

blind - The Time in Between ✔ – 04Aug18 - pg 415 - "…alms to a ragged blind man."

circus - Crazy Rich Asians ✔ – 14Aug18 - pg 217 - "…middle of the three-ring circus."

drama - The Time in Between ✔ – 04Aug18 - pg 575 - "…strands of the drama had…"

fertility - The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzmán ✔ – 16Aug18 - pg 59 - "…the fertility of goats."

grill - Digging to America ✔ – 01Aug18 - pg 217 - "…on the grill, and they…"

kilt - The Cruelest Month ✔ – 09Aug18 - pg 201 - "…wore short kilts."

laptop - Crazy Rich Asians ✔ – 14Aug18 - pg 35 - "…glow of the laptop, Nick…'

oatmeal - The Wonder ✔ – 15Aug18 - pg 57 - "The oatmeal wasn't half…"

puppet - The Time in Between ✔ – 04Aug18 - pg 595- "…like a puppet: for…"

solemn - The Cruelest Month ✔ – 09Aug18 - pg 129 - "…gray, solemn old man…"

squint - The Notebook ✔ – 16Aug18 - pg 211 - "…and I squint a little."

tiki - The Devil Went Down to Austin ✔ - 24Oct18 - pg 241 - "… were some tiki torches …'

violent - The Time in Between ✔ – 04Aug18 - pg 511 - "…made a violent impression…"

wireless - Casino Royale ✔ – 04Aug18 - pg 22 - "…with the wireless set he…"

BONUS / OPTIONAL words
black leather - The Time in Between ✔ – 04Aug18 - pg 374 - "… a black leather briefcase…"

grass skirt - Cactus Blood ✔ – 24Aug18 - pg 44 - "...in gigantic grass skirts."

Key lime pie - An Appetite for Murder ✔ – 12Apr19 - pg 44 - "A Taste of Key Lime Pie in…"

networking - Crazy Rich Asians ✔ – 14Aug18 - pg 343 - "…not a networking opportunity."

Stephen King - Over the Edge ✔ - 20Sep18 - pg 124 - ….of a Stephen King novel."


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Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2497 comments Mod
I've got everyone linked to this point. Happy hunting!


message 8: by Deb (last edited May 29, 2019 07:34AM) (new)

Deb (chiana) | 88 comments August 2018 Scavenger Hunt


BASIC word list DONE!

BONUS / OPTIONAL words
DONE!

Found words
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Found Bonus/Optional words
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Books:
Through the Smoke by Brenda Novak 8/1 **** SNAPPED (Snapped Series Book 1) by Ketley Allison 8/2 ** Reliquary (Pendergast, #2) by Douglas Preston 8/4 **** I Was a Teenage Fairy by Francesca Lia Block 8/7 *** The Trouble with Being Wicked (The Scandalous Spinsters #1) by Emma Locke 8/7 ****
One Door Away from Heaven by Dean Koontz 8/7 **** Snow White Lies by Sarah J. Pepper 8/13 **** Don't Look Back by Gregg Hurwitz 8/14 **** Fool by Christopher Moore 8/22 **** Key Lime Crime Volume 1 (Sunny Shores Mysteries) by Cassie Rivers 9/27 **** 'Salem's Lot by Stephen King 3/26 *****


message 9: by Licha-Olivia (last edited Aug 31, 2018 04:39PM) (new)

Licha-Olivia | 257 comments August 2018 Scavenger Hunt

(1) Sloane Monroe Series Set One (Books 1-3) Cheryl Bradshaw:
(A) Black Diamond Death (8/12/18) 4*
(B) Sinnerman Cheryl Bradshaw (8/31/18) 4*
(2) Soulless Gail Carriger (8/19/18) 4*
(3) Tin Man Sarah Winman (8/19/18) 4*
(4) The One Kiera Cass (8/26/18) 4 *


Basic Word List: 8/15 words

Academy
(1A) Blind: Kindle location 2171-...then his blinds and went...
(1B) Circus: Kindle p. 3881-…the main event at the Circus…
(2) Drama: Kindle p. 6-...as a good deal of drama.
Fertility
Grill
Kilt
(1A) Laptop: Kindle location 1103-...single item, a laptop computer.
Oatmeal
(2) Puppet: Kindle p. 48-…like a Punch and Judy puppet.
(4) Solemn: Kindle p. 103-Aspen gave us both a solemn look…
(3) Squint: p. 125-We squint.
Tiki
(1A) Violent: Kindle location 591-"Are you saying he's violent?"
Wireless

Bonus/Optional words: 1/5 words

Black leather
Grass skirt
Key lime pie
Networking
(1B) Stephen King: Kindle p. 4111-...a page of a Stephen King novel.


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Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2497 comments Mod
I've got you both linked, Deb and Licha-Olivia. Enjoy the hunt!


message 11: by Ed (last edited Oct 15, 2021 05:17PM) (new)

Ed Lehman | 142 comments *****COMPLETED 10/15/21***** FINALLY FOUND THE LAST BONUS WORDS-"GRASS SKIRTS"


BASIC word list
20/20

✔academy-p.51- Come On Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All: A New Zealand Story- "...to know how this kind of unreconstructed romanticism would be greeted within the academy." 8/12/18
✔blind-p.235-The Wangs vs. the World-"She remembered lifting a slat of the blind in her gallerist's second-floor office..." 8/9/18
✔circus-p.184-Revenge and the Wild-"You reckon he was raised by circus folk where he comes from?" 8/1/18
✔drama-p.123-The Old Curiosity Shop-"...in a long flat box were the other persons of the Drama." 8/3/18
✔fertility-p.70-Come On Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All: A New Zealand Story-"...where miraculous fertility gave abundance without toil..." 8/12/18
✔grill-p.175-The Wangs vs. the World-"...blackened link sausages that still sizzled from the grill..." 8/7/18
✔kilt-p.73-Moab Is My Washpot-"He looked splendid at the Berkeley Hunt Ball in his kilt." 11/27/18
✔laptop-p.56-The Wangs vs. the World-"The headmistress pulled out the laptop then held the case..." 8/5/18
✔oatmeal-p.34-Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You: 13 Stories-"...but he supposed she might be nourishing, like oatmeal porridge." 8/25/18
✔puppet-p.124-The Old Curiosity Shop="...venturing to touch one of the puppets..." 8/3/18
✔solemn-loc.966 on Kindle- Marigolds and Murder-"Detective Briggs looked up from his rather solemn expression as I stepped onto the porch." 8/1/18
✔squint-loc. 1102 on Kindle of Marigolds and Murder-"The most I hoped for with my clandestine climb over the fence was a dust covered squint through a window or two." 8/2/18
✔tiki-p.149- Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography-"Fine strain into a tiki filled with crushed ice." 10/17/19
✔violent-p.15- The Mysterious Affair at Styles-"But murder's a violent crime." 8/1/18
✔wireless-loc.1247- From Russia With Love-"We will warn all departments that wireless traffic with Turkey is to be kept absolutely normal before and during the operation." 9/3/18

BONUS / OPTIONAL words
✔black leather (full phrase)-p.44-Come On Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All: A New Zealand Story-"He may have worn black leather and dark glasses..." 8/12/18
✔grass skirt (full phrase)-p.43- Typical: Stories-Next we dance in grass skirts before tourist drinking drinks from coconut shell..." 10/15/21
✔Key lime pie (full phrase)-p.84- Last Night at the Lobster-"...doing the crossword and picking at a piece of Key lime pie." 3/10/21
✔networking-loc.2474 Kindle edition of The Handmaid's Tale-"Networking, one of my mother's old phrases..." 8/21/18
✔Stephen King-p.7-Maps and Legends: Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands-"...and even the New Yorker...made room in its august confines for the likes of Stephen King." 10/7/18


message 12: by SANDYE (last edited Nov 05, 2018 10:23AM) (new)

SANDYE (sandye_c) BASIC words found: 15/15
BONUS words found: 45/5
BOOKS referenced: 9

BASIC word list
academy~~Luck of the Draw (Betting on Romance 1) by Cheri Allan~~8/17/18~~pg. 92~~"The most obvious choice was to go back to Nancy and the academy."

blind~~Every Little Kiss (Kissed by the Bay #1) by Susan Hatler~~8/6/18~~pg. 257~~"Everything I cared about was here, and I'd been blind not to see it before.

circus~~Every Little Kiss (Kissed by the Bay #1) by Susan Hatler~~8/6/18~~pg. 155~~"I wouldn't want people thinking we had circus dolphins hanging around, and that a show option was available."

drama~~Loose Screw (Dusty Deals #1) by Rae Davies~~8/3/18~~pg. 237~~"All proceeds to benefit Helena Arts and Drama Club."

fertility~~Luck of the Draw by Cheri Allan~~8/17/18~~pg. 62~~"And for the record, it hasn't hurt my fertility either."

grill~~Loose Screw (Dusty Deals #1) by Rae Davies~~8/3/18~~pg. 178~~"He has to stoke up the barbecue to grill Silas, remember?"

kilt~~The Wedding Date by Zara Stoneley~~10/17/18~~pg. 168~~"Well, is it true about what a Scotsman wears under a kilt?"

laptop~~Every Little Kiss (Kissed by the Bay #1) by Susan Hatler~~8/6/18~~pg. 152~~"Megan whipped her laptop out of her pink bag, then took a long drink of her coffee.

oatmeal~~Every Night Without You (Unfinished Love 2) by Violet Duke~~8/28/18~~pg. 330~~"While Sonny hadn't been able to get Lara to eat, she did eat some oatmeal when Addison had tried feeding her."

puppet~~Lakeshore Secrets (McAdams Sisters 1) by Shannyn Leah--10/7/18--pg. 225--"...a gesture that had once given her comfort but now only made her feel like he was a puppet master playing the strings of their charade."

solemn~~Every Little Kiss (Kissed by the Bay #1) by Susan Hatler~~8/6/18~~pg. 147~~"Her emerald green eyes were as solemn as always, but the corners of her mouth curved upward, and she smiled at me."

squint~~Luck of the Draw by Cheri Allan~~8/17/18~~pg. 75~~"Then don't squint."

tiki~~Every Little Kiss (Kissed by the Bay #1) by Susan Hatler~~8/6/18~~pg. 100~~"Not unless you have connections to the Hawaiian gods, and can make coconuts rain on my parents' tiki hut."

violent~~Every Little Kiss (Kissed by the Bay #1) by Susan Hatler~~8/6/18~~pg. 48~~"Every ounce of me knew I should run back inside the inn for safety--not from violent danger, but from the perils of opening my heart."

wireless~~ How To Bake a Murder (Cookie & Cream 1) by K.J. Emrick~~8/12/18~~pg. 70~~"She almost jumped when the wireless doorbell went off."

BONUS / OPTIONAL words

black leather (full phrase)~~Every Little Kiss (Kissed by the Bay #1) by Susan Hatler~~8/6/18~~pg. 129~~"I stood next to him, the toes of my black leather heels pointed toward his white sneakers."

grass skirt (full phrase)~~Breaking Good: A Senor Bueno Travel Adventure (1) by Mike B. Good~~11/5/18~~pg. 55~~"As I entered the terminal, a gorgeous Polynesian girl wearing a grass skirt, coconut-shell bra, and about twenty leis, fell madly in love with me."

Key lime pie (full phrase)~~Key Lime Crime (Sunny Shores 1) by Cassie Rivers~~10/18/18~~pg. 24~~"Besides it gives me an excuse to drop by for a piece of your Key lime pie."

networking~~Luck of the Draw by Cheri Allan~~8/17/18~~48~~"If you had a website or social networking fan page, you could post the photos online for people to vote on."

Stephen King~~Key Lime Crime (Sunny Shores 1) by Cassie Rivers~~10/18/18~~pg. 60~~"I watched the movie IT, based on the Stephen King novel, when I was eight years old."


message 13: by JennH (last edited Aug 31, 2018 12:38PM) (new)

JennH | 189 comments August 2018 Scavenger Hunt

BASIC word list
✔academy - The Singles Game - 8/31/18 - p102 - "...a prestigious tennis academy..."
✔blind - Killer Smile - 8/7/18 - p30 - "...latest blind date."
✔circus - Wedding Cake Crumble - 8/17/18 - p131 - "...for the sheer circus like atmosphere..."
✔drama - Killer Smile - 8/7/18 - p5 - "...a Drama queen..."
✔fertility - The Song of Achilles - 8/12/18 - p266 - "...of Anatolian fertility."

✔grill - Killer Smile - 8/7/18 - p79 - "...an open grill..."
✔kilt - An Echo in the Bone - 8/29/18 - p147 - "The kilt?"
✔laptop - Killer Smile - 8/7/18 - p69 - "...and closed laptop..."
✔oatmeal - The Last Word - 8/16/18 - p152 - "...smell the oatmeal..."
✔puppet - An Echo in the Bone - 8/29/18 - p594 - "...jerky as a puppet..."

✔solemn - Killer Smile - 8/7/18 - p111 - "...in a solemn little row."
✔squint - Will Grayson, Will Grayson - 8/3/18 - p87 - "...I squint..."
tiki
✔violent - The Song of Achilles - 8/12/18 - p19 - "...despite her violent struggles..."
wireless

BONUS / OPTIONAL words
✔black leather (full phrase) - Will Grayson, Will Grayson - 8/3/18 - p9 - "...one black leather loafer..."
grass skirt (full phrase)
Key lime pie (full phrase)
networking
Stephen King


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Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2497 comments Mod
Ed, SANDYE and JennH ... your links are active on the list of scavengers for this month! Hope you enjoy the challenge.


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Ed Lehman | 142 comments Is "squinting" ok for "squint"?


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Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2497 comments Mod
Ed wrote: "Is "squinting" ok for "squint"?"

Has to be an exact match. Only plural/singular - or- British English vs American English spelling differences are allowed.

Sorry.


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Ed Lehman | 142 comments Book Concierge wrote: "Ed wrote: "Is "squinting" ok for "squint"?"

Has to be an exact match. Only plural/singular - or- British English vs American English spelling differences are allowed.

Sorry."


ok


message 18: by Koren (new)

Koren  (koren56) | 481 comments When I saw Stephen King I thought there was no way I would ever find that and then it was in the first book I read this month. Crazy!!


message 19: by Marilyn (last edited Aug 26, 2018 08:02AM) (new)

Marilyn Lott | 331 comments August Scavenger Hunt
Begins: 01Aug18 / Ends: 31Aug18

13 / 15 words found
2 / 5 BONUS words found
6 books read:
(1) A Judgement in Stone by Ruth Rendell - 8/11/18
(2) A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline - 8/15/18
(3) The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware - 8/15/18
(4) The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin - 8/20/18
(5) Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman -8/24/18
(6) A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving -8/25/18

BASIC word list
academy - (1) loc. 1665 - "...she had been at the Royal Academy of Music,..."
blind - (1) loc. 769 - "...the poor woman was as blind as a bat."
circus - (2) loc. 536 - "...a tightrope in the circus,..."
drama - (1) loc. 1105 - "But she had always loved drama,..."
fertility - (3) loc. 5198 - "...symbolizing femininity and fertility."
grill - (1) loc. 947 - "...the counter on the left of the grille (British spelling),..."
kilt - (5) loc. 2033 - "...top hat and cravat, let alone a kilt."
laptop - (3) loc. 867 - "...she opened up her laptop..."
oatmeal - (2) loc. 470 - "Spoons oatmeal into my mouth,..."
puppet - (6) loc. 152 - "...with wires, like a puppet."
solemn - (2) loc. 1947 - "I don't think of myself as solemn."
squint - (2) loc. 305 - "I squint at the car."
tiki
violent - (1) loc. 158- "...she felt a violent antipathy to her."
wireless

BONUS / OPTIONAL words
black leather - (5) loc. 2082 - "...side by side in those black leather chairs,..."
grass skirt (full phrase)
Key lime pie (full phrase)
networking - (4) loc. 2172 - "No social networking."
Stephen King


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Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2497 comments Mod
Happy hunting, Marilyn. I've created a link for you.


message 21: by Donna (new)

Donna | 352 comments I've finished the challenge for August. Thanks for another fun month!


message 22: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2497 comments Mod
Excellent work, Donna!


message 23: by Olivermagnus (last edited Aug 31, 2018 06:59AM) (new)

 Olivermagnus (lynda214) | 204 comments AUGUST 2018 Scavenger
August 1-31, 2018

0
of 20 Complete

BASIC word list
academy
blind
circus
drama
fertility
grill
kilt
laptop
oatmeal
puppet
solemn
squint
tiki
violent
wireless

BONUS / OPTIONAL words
black leather (full phrase)
✔ grass skirt (full phrase) - The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line - Rob Thomas - 8/27/18 - page 85 - "a girl in a grass skirt and faux coconut bikini top"
Key lime pie (full phrase)
✔ networking - Let Me Lie - Clare Mackintosh - 8/29/18 - page 12 - "He'll have gone outside to make the call, foregoing coffee or networking"
✔ Stephen King - Dead Stop - Barbara Nickless - 8/21/18 - page 297 - "the Stanley Hotel, made famous in the Stephen King novel, The Shining"


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Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2497 comments Mod
Welcome to this month's scavenger hunt, Lynda. Feel free to include any books you've read since August 1st.


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Well ... I didn't think "tiki" would be so hard to find!


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Donna | 352 comments It is funny how some of the words you think will be difficult, are very easy to find...and vice versa!


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SANDYE (sandye_c) COMPLETED as of 11/5/18!! I never thought I'd ever be able to find grass skirt!


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And the one I'm still searching for is Key Lime Pie!


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Koren  (koren56) | 481 comments I FINALLY FOUND KEY LIME PIE!!!!!!!! And I am done with the August challenge.


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Yippee Skippee! Great job, Koren.


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Update Message # 6 - I FINALLY found "key Lime Pie"

Challenge completed - 12Apr19


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Koren  (koren56) | 481 comments Book Concierge wrote: "Update Message # 6 - I FINALLY found "key Lime Pie"

Challenge completed - 12Apr19"


Congrats!


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Ed Lehman | 142 comments I finally got all the basic words...and still searching for two of the bonus words:
BASIC word list
18/20

✔academy-p.51- Come On Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All: A New Zealand Story- "...to know how this kind of unreconstructed romanticism would be greeted within the academy." 8/12/18
✔blind-p.235-The Wangs vs. the World-"She remembered lifting a slat of the blind in her gallerist's second-floor office..." 8/9/18
✔circus-p.184-Revenge and the Wild-"You reckon he was raised by circus folk where he comes from?" 8/1/18
✔drama-p.123-The Old Curiosity Shop-"...in a long flat box were the other persons of the Drama." 8/3/18
✔fertility-p.70-Come On Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All: A New Zealand Story-"...where miraculous fertility gave abundance without toil..." 8/12/18
✔grill-p.175-The Wangs vs. the World-"...blackened link sausages that still sizzled from the grill..." 8/7/18
✔kilt-p.73-Moab Is My Washpot-"He looked splendid at the Berkeley Hunt Ball in his kilt." 11/27/18
✔laptop-p.56-The Wangs vs. the World-"The headmistress pulled out the laptop then held the case..." 8/5/18
✔oatmeal-p.34-Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You: 13 Stories-"...but he supposed she might be nourishing, like oatmeal porridge." 8/25/18
✔puppet-p.124-The Old Curiosity Shop="...venturing to touch one of the puppets..." 8/3/18
✔solemn-loc.966 on Kindle- Marigolds and Murder-"Detective Briggs looked up from his rather solemn expression as I stepped onto the porch." 8/1/18
✔squint-loc. 1102 on Kindle of Marigolds and Murder-"The most I hoped for with my clandestine climb over the fence was a dust covered squint through a window or two." 8/2/18
✔tiki-p.149- Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography-"Fine strain into a tiki filled with crushed ice.." 10/17/19
✔violent-p.15- The Mysterious Affair at Styles-"But murder's a violent crime." 8/1/18
✔wireless-loc.1247- From Russia With Love-"We will warn all departments that wireless traffic with Turkey is to be kept absolutely normal before and during the operation." 9/3/18

BONUS / OPTIONAL words
✔black leather (full phrase)-p.44-Come On Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All: A New Zealand Story-"He may have worn black leather and dark glasses..." 8/12/18
grass skirt (full phrase)
Key lime pie (full phrase)
✔networking-loc.2474 Kindle edition of The Handmaid's Tale-"Networking, one of my mother's old phrases..." 8/21/18
✔Stephen King-p.7-Maps and Legends: Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands-"...and even the New Yorker...made room in its august confines for the likes of Stephen King." 10/7/18


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Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2497 comments Mod
Persistence pays off, Ed!


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Ed Lehman | 142 comments *****COMPLETED 10/15/21***** FINALLY FOUND THE LAST BONUS WORDS-"GRASS SKIRTS"


BASIC word list
20/20

✔academy-p.51- Come On Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All: A New Zealand Story- "...to know how this kind of unreconstructed romanticism would be greeted within the academy." 8/12/18
✔blind-p.235-The Wangs vs. the World-"She remembered lifting a slat of the blind in her gallerist's second-floor office..." 8/9/18
✔circus-p.184-Revenge and the Wild-"You reckon he was raised by circus folk where he comes from?" 8/1/18
✔drama-p.123-The Old Curiosity Shop-"...in a long flat box were the other persons of the Drama." 8/3/18
✔fertility-p.70-Come On Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All: A New Zealand Story-"...where miraculous fertility gave abundance without toil..." 8/12/18
✔grill-p.175-The Wangs vs. the World-"...blackened link sausages that still sizzled from the grill..." 8/7/18
✔kilt-p.73-Moab Is My Washpot-"He looked splendid at the Berkeley Hunt Ball in his kilt." 11/27/18
✔laptop-p.56-The Wangs vs. the World-"The headmistress pulled out the laptop then held the case..." 8/5/18
✔oatmeal-p.34-Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You: 13 Stories-"...but he supposed she might be nourishing, like oatmeal porridge." 8/25/18
✔puppet-p.124-The Old Curiosity Shop="...venturing to touch one of the puppets..." 8/3/18
✔solemn-loc.966 on Kindle- Marigolds and Murder-"Detective Briggs looked up from his rather solemn expression as I stepped onto the porch." 8/1/18
✔squint-loc. 1102 on Kindle of Marigolds and Murder-"The most I hoped for with my clandestine climb over the fence was a dust covered squint through a window or two." 8/2/18
✔tiki-p.149- Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography-"Fine strain into a tiki filled with crushed ice." 10/17/19
✔violent-p.15- The Mysterious Affair at Styles-"But murder's a violent crime." 8/1/18
✔wireless-loc.1247- From Russia With Love-"We will warn all departments that wireless traffic with Turkey is to be kept absolutely normal before and during the operation." 9/3/18

BONUS / OPTIONAL words
✔black leather (full phrase)-p.44-Come On Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All: A New Zealand Story-"He may have worn black leather and dark glasses..." 8/12/18
✔grass skirt (full phrase)-p.43- Typical: Stories-Next we dance in grass skirts before tourist drinking drinks from coconut shell..." 10/15/21
✔Key lime pie (full phrase)-p.84- Last Night at the Lobster-"...doing the crossword and picking at a piece of Key lime pie." 3/10/21
✔networking-loc.2474 Kindle edition of The Handmaid's Tale-"Networking, one of my mother's old phrases..." 8/21/18
✔Stephen King-p.7-Maps and Legends: Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands-"...and even the New Yorker...made room in its august confines for the likes of Stephen King." 10/7/18


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Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2497 comments Mod
Whoop, WHOOP, WHOOP. Great challenge work, Ed.


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