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message 1: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 1879 comments Mod
Please post the tasks you have completed in this thread.

The following format is greatly appreciated:

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


message 2: by Diana S (last edited Oct 03, 2018 06:18AM) (new)

Diana S | 1879 comments Mod
Scoreboard
(updated #25)

Most Points
Linda C - 5
**Marilyn - 8
Tessa - 9
Amber - 9
Diana S - 5
Bethany - 6

Most Pages
Linda C - 1546
Marilyn - 2670
Tessa - 3727
**Amber - 3133
Bethany - 2166
Diana S - 1751


message 3: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 780 comments Task 1.6 Business Women's Day (9/22)
Read a book whose MC is a woman that owns a business. (state her business)
The Quick and the Thread (An Embroidery Mystery, #1) – Amanda Lee (3 stars) 9/4/18 [324] - Marcy owns an embroidery shop, named Seven-Year Stitch

Points this task - 1
Pages this task - 324

Total Points - 1
Total Pages - 324



message 4: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 502 comments 2.1 Surprise Me
Read two books

Thank you, Amber, for your picks:

1. His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik--9/1/2018--353 pages

2. White Nights by Ann Cleeves--9/5/18--392 pages

Points this task - 2
Pages this task - 745

Total points - 2
Total pages - 745


message 5: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 632 comments TESSA

Task 1.7 - Linda C - Grandparents' Day
Character is a grandparent

Cici in Shelter in Place ✔ - 06Sep18 - 438 p

THIS TASK
points earned - 1
pages read - 438

Total points earned to date - 1
Total pages read to date - 438



message 6: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 502 comments 1.3 Reading Rainbow
Celebrating Cheese Pizza Day (9/5)
Read a book that is predominately YELLOW, RED, or BROWN.

A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley - 9/1/2018 - 288 pages

Points this task - 1
Pages this task - 288

Total points - 3
Total pages - 1033


message 7: by Amber (new)

Amber (arboan) | 547 comments 1.5 International Talk Like a Pirate Day (9/19)
Read a book with a character that's a pirate. -OR- the first letter of each word in title is found in DAVEY JONES LOCKER ( a 3 word min. title)

Daughter of the Siren Queen by Tricia Levenseller 09.07.18

Points 1
Pages 352


message 8: by Amber (new)

Amber (arboan) | 547 comments 1.7 (Linda C's task) National Grandparents Day (Sept 8)
Read a book that includes a grandparent (doesn't have to be the MC)

Stuck in the Middle by Virginia Smith 09.08.18

Task points 1
Task pages 337

Total points 2
Total pages 689


message 9: by Linda C (last edited Sep 14, 2018 06:09AM) (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 780 comments Task 2.2 (Marilyn's Task) We Bought A Zoo - Lions and Kangaroos.

1. Lion
b. Read a book with a 1 or 5 in its publication date. (ex, 08/15/2006, 1/1/2015, or 1/26/2005)
Murder on the Rocks (Mack's Bar Mystery, #1) – Allyson K. Abbott (4 stars) 9/13/18 [352] – 8/6/2013

2. Kangaroo
c. Read a book whose main character has a baby or toddler aged from birth to 1 year old.
The Magnolia Story – Chip & Joanna Gaines (3 stars) 9/14/18 [208] – 1 chapter deals with their becoming parents and incidents concerning the baby

Points this task - 2
Pages this task - 560

Total Points - 3
Total Pages - 884



message 10: by Marilyn (last edited Sep 19, 2018 12:42PM) (new)

Marilyn Lott | 502 comments 2.3 (Tessa's task) Back to School
Read two books

1. Read a book with at least one scene set in a school (any level up to and including college/university)--Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage--Hannah's mom keeps trying to put her dysfunctional daughter in school, each time with disastrous results!--9/10/2018--304 pages

2. Read a book whose author’s first and last initial are in: TEACHER.--The Word Is Murder by Anthony Horowitz--9/19/18--390 pages

Points this task - 2
Pages this task - 694

Total Points - 5
Total Pages - 1727


message 11: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 632 comments TESSA

Task 2.1 Surprise Me - Bethany picked for me:
2.1 The Chilbury Ladies' Choir ✔ - 09Sep18 - 371 p
2.1 The Trouble with Goats and Sheep ✔ - 19Sep18 - 354 p

THIS TASK
Points earned - 2
Pages read - 725 p

Total points earned to date - 3
Total pages read to date - 1163



message 12: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 632 comments TESSA

We Bought a Zoo - (Marilyn) - Lion & Kangaroo
2.2 B) Lion - Live in prides - Pub date incl 1 or 5 - 1998 - Black and Blue ✔ - 22Sep18 - 369 p

2.2 b) Kangaroo - Auth F & L in M O B S - O.B. Olive Ann Burns / Cold Sassy Tree ✔ - 03Sep18 - 391 p


THIS TASK
Points earned - 2
Pages read - 760

Total points earned to date - 5
Total pages read to date - 1923



message 13: by Diana S (last edited Sep 24, 2018 09:59PM) (new)

Diana S | 1879 comments Mod
5.1 Sweet Music

Spell-out: MUSIC

Madeline Given's The Apple Cider Vinegar Cure: Essential Recipes & Remedies to Heal Your Body Inside and Out (9/8/18) 250 pp.
Unholy (The) by Heather Graham (9/20/18) 400 pp.
Spartan Gold by Clive Cussler (9/13/18) 375 pp.
Insatiable Appetites by Stuart Woods (9/19/18) 320 pp.
Clive Cussler's The Rising Sea (9/5/18) 406 pp

The Rising Sea (NUMA Files, #15) by Clive Cussler The Apple Cider Vinegar Cure Essential Recipes & Remedies to Heal Your Body Inside and Out by Madeline Given Spartan Gold (Fargo Adventure, #1) by Clive Cussler Insatiable Appetites (Stone Barrington, #32) by Stuart Woods The Unholy by Heather Graham

Points Earned: 5
Pages Read: 1751


message 14: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 780 comments Task 2.3 (Tessa's task) Back to School

1. Read a book with at least one scene set in a school
Manners & Mutiny (Finishing School, #4) – Gail Carriger (4 stars) 9/23/18 [326]

2. Read a book whose author’s first and last initial are in: TEACHER
Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free – Hector Tobar (5 stars) 9/16/18 [336]

Points this task - 2
Pages this task - 662

Total Points - 5
Total Pages - 1546



message 15: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 632 comments TESSA


Task 1.1 Fall Hat Month - Hat on the cover

The Cider House Rules by John Irving ✔ - 25Sep18 - 592 pg

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 592


Total points earned to date - 6
Total pages read to date - 2515



message 16: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 502 comments 1.7 (Linda C's task) National Grandparents Day (Sept 8)
Read a book that includes a grandparent (doesn't have to be the MC)

The Round House by Louise Erdrich--Moosham is Joe's grandfather, who tells tales about early Indian lives--9/26/18--323 pages

Points this task: 1
Pages this task: 323

Total points: 6
Total pages: 2050


message 17: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 502 comments 2.2 (Marilyn's Task) We Bought A Zoo
Read Two Books

1. Lion
Complete one of the following tasks.
(b)Read a book with a 1 or 5 in its publication date:
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley--published 3/31/2016--read 9/13/18--391 pages

2. Kangaroo
Complete one of the following tasks.
(c) Read a book whose main character has a baby or toddler aged from birth to 1 year old:
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi--even though he's dying, he and his wife decide to have a baby, who is the light of his remaining life--9/16/18--229 pages

Points this task: 2
Pages this task: 620

Total points: 8
Total pages: 2670


message 18: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 632 comments TESSA


Most Pages - Tessa - BACK to SCHOOL
2.3 At least one scene in a school -Educated: A Memoir ✔ - 19Sep18 - 352 p
2.3 Auth F & L in T E A C H E R - E A Emmy Abrahamson / How to Fall In Love with a Man Who Lives in a Bush ✔ - 28Sep18 - 244 p


THIS TASK
Points earned - 2
Pages read - 796 pg


Total points earned to date - 8
Total pages read to date - 3311



message 19: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 632 comments TESSA

Task 1.6 Business Women's Day
Main char is a woman who owns a business - Idgie owns the Whistle Stop Cafe

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe ✔ - 27Sep18 - 416 p


THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 416


Total points earned to date - 9
Total pages read to date - 3727



message 20: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 341 comments Sorry,everyone! I've been really behind on my reading the past few months and definitely behind on posting!

1.2 (Amberly's task) Pick A Genre
1984 by George Orwell 9/23 (237 pgs)

1.3 Reading Rainbow
Hiroshima by John Hersey by John Hersey 9/2 (152 pgs)

2.2 (Marilyn's Task) We Bought A Zoo
Read Two Books
1.b. Read a book with a 1 or 5 in its publication date.
The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut by Kurt Vonnegut 9/27 (224 pgs) This edition published 1999.
2. Kangaroo
a.Read a book whose cover shows an animal in motion: walking, running, or hopping. (show cover)
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry by Larry McMurtry 9/17 (945 pgs)

2.3 (Tessa's task) Back to School
1. Towers Falling by Jewell Parker Rhodes nby Jewell Parker Rhodes 9/7 (240 pgs)
2. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo by Elizabeth Acevedo 9/26 (368 pgs)

Total points: 6
Total pages: 2166


message 21: by Amber (new)

Amber (arboan) | 547 comments 1.2 (Amberly's task) Pick A Genre
Read a book with CLASSIC listed in its main page genre.

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie 09.17.18

Points 1
Pages 264

Total Points 3
Total Pages 953


message 22: by Amber (new)

Amber (arboan) | 547 comments 1.6 Business Women's Day (9/22)
Read a book whose MC is a woman that owns a business. (state her business)

Pecan Pies and Homicides (owns Pie Shoppe) by Ellery Adams 09.20.18

Points 1
Pages 304

Total points 4
Total pages 1257


message 23: by Amber (new)

Amber (arboan) | 547 comments 2.1 Surprise Me
Read two books

The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews 09.28.18

pages 464

If I'm Found by Terri Blackstock 09.07.18

pages 384

Task points 2
Task pages 848

Total points 6
Total pages 2105


message 24: by Amber (new)

Amber (arboan) | 547 comments 2.2 (Marilyn's Task) We Bought A Zoo
Read Two Books

This month we're learning some fun facts about our Lions and Kangaroos.

b. Lions are the most social of all big cats and live together in “prides” of about 15 animals.
Read a book with a 1 or 5 in its publication date.
Asking for Truffle by Dorothy St. James (published 09.12.17) Read 09.12.18 (didn't plan this at all LOL)

pages 326

b. Kangaroos live and travel in organized groups called “mobs”.
Read a book whose author’s first and last names start with one of the letters in “mobs”.
Going Organic Can Kill You by Staci McLaughlin 09.26.18

pages 297

Task points 2
Task pages 623

Total points 8
Total pages 2728


message 25: by Amber (new)

Amber (arboan) | 547 comments 1.4 (Amber's task) Remembrances: Banned Book Week
Read a book with a Book(s) on the cover. (show cover)

Off the Page (Between the Lines, #2) by Jodi Picoult by Jodi Picoult 09.06.18

Task points 1
Task pages 385

Total points 9
Total pages 3113


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