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message 1: by SRC Moderator (last edited Sep 01, 2018 08:40AM) (new)

SRC Moderator | 5358 comments Mod
The Fall 2018 challenge will begin at 00:00, ET September 1, 2018, and end at midnight, 24:00, ET, November 30, 2018.

This is where you will need to post information about completed tasks - updates to the Readerboard will be based on what is posted HERE AND ONLY HERE.

Please do not delete or edit any post in this thread!! Even if the post is not reflected on the Readerboard yet, I've often logged the post on my spreadsheet already and I will not know that you've made the changes. I do not go backwards in this thread to pick up points. If you need to make a change, just make a new post.

Please refer to the posting requirements for what must be included, and to the Rules of the Challenge and FAQs that will help us keep the challenge running smoothly.


NOTES:
1. You MUST post a link to books claimed for a task. Be sure that you have linked to the correct edition. See How-to and links to books in your completed task posts. The links must be posted with the individual tasks - a list of links elsewhere in the post is not sufficient.
2. If you are claiming a Golden Oldies ticket you must specifically request a ticket along with the individual task by claiming "Golden Oldie" and stating the original publication year. A list of titles or years elsewhere in the post is not sufficient.
3. If you are claiming a Big Book ticket, you must claim it along with the individual task post and specifically state that it is a Big Book ticket claim. You must include the number of pages in the book, and a link to the edition you used to establish page count. Simply including the number of pages or providing a list of books elsewhere in the post is not sufficient.
4. If you claim a book that only exists in e-book form, you MUST provide either a line reference to the approved book spreadsheet or the post number in which the book was approved. See the ebook only verification thread.
5. If the task requires a cover element, you MUST include the cover when you post.
6. Remember to include all "Required" task elements.
7. If your book was approved in the Help Thread for the task, the Genre Verification thread, the Not Really for Kids thread, or the Not Really a Graphic Novel thead, please indicate that in your post.
8. Include only ONE task per post.

Any problems with task postings will be posted in the Questions/Problems thread. Please post there if you have a question about your points, Golden Oldies or Big Books.

Good luck and have fun!


message 2: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne (perletwo) | 1627 comments perletwo



10.5 - Picking Up the Pen -
Read a continuation novel- a novel (FICTION) in the style of an established series, produced by a new author after the original author's death.The books are commissioned by the deceased author’s estate, written with its approval, and marketed using both author’s brand associations, such as: New Hercule Poirot Mysteries "guardians of her legacy have approved.."



The Mystery of Three Quarters



Points this task: 10
Total points: 010
Golden Oldies ticket requests: 0
Big Book ticket requests: 0
Books read: 01
Tasks completed: 01


message 3: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7910 comments Delicious Dee

5.6: Simon Says
Holding Holly

Points this task: 5
Total points: 5


message 4: by Celeste (new)

Celeste (celesteryr) | 373 comments CelesteR

5.1 - #13
ノノノノ 13 by Lynn Okamoto
Gn: 100+ < 210 pg.

Total: 5 pts.


message 5: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabeth_greece) | 1183 comments Elizabeth B

5.6 title contains 2 consecutive words beginning with the same initial letter D
Daddy, Daddy and Me
genre Childrens - approved for adult content here: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Points: 5
Total: 5


message 6: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne (perletwo) | 1627 comments perletwo



10.4 - Hey There, Hi There, Ho There! -
Read a book written by a single author whose first and list name initials are found in MICKEY MOUSE. Letters may be used only as often as they appear in the phrase. Spaces determine names.



The Breakers by Marcia Muller



Points this task: 10
Total points: 020
Golden Oldies ticket requests: 0
Big Book ticket requests: 0
Books read: 02
Tasks completed: 02


message 7: by Nick (new)

Nick (doily) | 2685 comments Nick KY

5.1 Baseball I read Endymion, # 3 in the Hyperion Cantos series by Dan Simmons.

CLAIM ONE BIG BOOK at 563 pp.

I had 200 pp of this book read before the challenge began. I got up early this morning to finish it – the book was that much of a page-turner! I had read # 2 in the series and been disillusioned that the ideas and characters went too far away from the wonderful Book 1, Hyperion. But this, # 3 in the series, brought back a lot of those ideas to the point that – well, I was enthralled – enough so to finish it on the first day of the challenge (which I’ve never done before)!

And how incredible that it fits the first task of the challenge!

Points This Post: 5
Total Points So Far: 5
Big Books So Far: 500+ (1)


message 8: by Amber (new)

Amber J (amberisreading) | 38 comments Tiffani

15.8 - Spell It Out
Read a book with one of these letters (Q and Z) in the title/subtitle or author's name
The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Points this task: 15
Total points: 15
Tasks completed: 1
Books read: 1
Big Book tickets: 0
Golden Oldies tickets:0


message 9: by Katrina (last edited Sep 01, 2018 04:31PM) (new)

Katrina (katrinasreads) | 207 comments KatrinaT
10.8 - Happy Anniversary SRC!
Read a book that was FIRST published in 2009 or 2018.
Vox by Christina Dalcher published in 2018

Points this task: 10
Total points: 10
Golden Oldies ticket requests: 0
Big Book ticket requests: 0
Books read: 01
Tasks completed: 01


message 10: by Amy the book-bat (new)

Amy the book-bat (batkisses) | 201 comments Amy the Book Bat

10.10 - 9, 10, 11...
I J K are the 9th, 10th and 11th letters of the alphabet.
Read a book written by a single author whose first or last name begins with I, J or K.

If Walls Could Talk by Juliet Blackwell

Points this task: 10
Total points: 10
Golden Oldies ticket requests: 0
Big Book ticket requests: 0
Books read: 1
Tasks completed: 1


message 11: by Cordelia (last edited Sep 01, 2018 06:27PM) (new)

Cordelia (anne21) Cordelia

Task 15.8 Read book with Q or Z in tile or author's name.

The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi

Z in author's name.

Points this task 15
Total points 15


message 12: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne (perletwo) | 1627 comments perletwo



10.6 - Original Six -
Read a book set at least 50% in ONE of the home cities of the NHL “Original Six” teams: the Boston Bruins, Chicago Black Hawks, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, New York (city of) Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs.



Fade to Black - New York



Points this task: 10
Total points: 030
Golden Oldies ticket requests: 0
Big Book ticket requests: 0
Books read: 03
Tasks completed: 03


message 13: by Erin (NY) (last edited Sep 01, 2018 07:35PM) (new)

Erin (NY) (erin_p) | 629 comments Erin NY

5.3: International Football
Read a book set at least 50% in a country that qualified for this summer's World Cup: France

REQUIRED: State the country in which your book is set. If the setting is not shown in the metadata or book description, include a reference from the book or a link to an outside source to establish the setting.

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
* Country is France. The whole book takes place in Paris, then characters journey through France onto Provence

Points this post: 5
Books claimed this post: 1
Total Points: 5
Tasks completed: 1
Tasks in progress: 1
Books read: 2
Big Book tickets: 0
Golden Oldies tickets: 0
Total pages read: 701


message 14: by Melanie (new)

Melanie (watermelanie) | 124 comments MELLY

10.8 Read a book that was FIRST published in 2009 or 2018.

Wolf Hall
Big Book (653 pages)
*Published in 2009

Points this task: 10
Total points: 10
BB: 1
GO: 0


message 15: by Diana (new)

Diana Keener | 799 comments Diana K.

15.8 Read a book with Q or Z in the title/subtile or author's name.


Proof: The Science of Booze

Total points: 15


message 16: by Amy the book-bat (new)

Amy the book-bat (batkisses) | 201 comments Amy the Book Bat

5.7: Settlers of Catan
My family's favorite board game!
Read a single author book whose author's first and last initials are found in SETTLERS OF CATAN. Middle initials can be ignored. Letters may be used only as often as they appear in the phrase. Spaces determine names.

Spider's Web by Charles Osborne

Points this task: 5
Total points: 15
Golden Oldies ticket requests: 0
Big Book ticket requests: 0
Books read: 2
Tasks completed: 2


message 17: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabeth_greece) | 1183 comments Elizabeth B

Task 15.3
1 book option
An Uncommon Whore by Belinda McBride
A, U, W can be found in Star Wars Action Figures,
B, M can be found in Marbles
Points: 15
Total 5 +15=20


message 18: by Molly (new)

Molly | 81 comments 10.10 - 9, 10, 11...

I read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling.

The author's first name begins with a J.

Points this task: 10
Total points: 10
Books read: 1
Tasks completed: 1


message 19: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabeth_greece) | 1183 comments Elizabeth B

Task 10.1
Read a FICTION book with an android as a main character
All Systems Red

Points: 10
Total : 20+10=30


message 20: by Shala (new)

Shala | 72 comments Shala

15.7 - Pay it Up
Read a book in which the number of pages is made up only of the numbers 0, 2, 5, and 8.

Bicycle Shop Murder - 228 pgs.

Points this post: 15
Total points: 15


message 21: by Judy (new)

Judy | 961 comments JUDY

Task # 15.10 Ticket to Ride

I rolled a 2- Mystery and the color was green

A Whisker of Trouble (Second Chance Cat Mystery, #3) by Sofie Ryan

Tineye color green added up to 63.8 %
#accf85 33.3 % Feijoa (Green)

#6e827f 30.5 % Blue Smoke (Green)

#40678f 11.5 % Calypso (Blue)

#987147 11.0 % Dark Tan (Brown)

#352d24 8.9 % Coffee Bean (Brown)

#d7bb61 1.6 % Tacha (Brown)

#612a2b 1.0 % Jazz (Red)

#9a392e 1.0 % Milano Red (Red)

#ebb636 0.7 % Bright Sun (Yellow)

#c3752f 0.6 % Meteor (Orange)

Points this post 15

Total points 15

Tasks completed 1
Books Read 1


message 22: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7910 comments Delicious Dee

5:4 Hiking
Turning Angel - TA found in APPALACHIAN TRAIL; Big Book Ticket - 500+pgs, paperback is 672pgs

Points this task: 5
Total points: 10
Big Book Tickets - 500+ (1)


message 23: by Rina (new)

Rina | 564 comments 15.9 - Get a Clue

Read a book that meets one of the following 3 characteristics AND has the MPG Mystery.
1. Contains a person's name in the title/subtitle.
Book read: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
How it fits: MPG Mystery, person's name in the title: Roger Ackroyd
First published in 1926, claiming 1 GO Ticket
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Total points: 15
Books read: 1
Tasks completed: 1
BB Tickets: 0
GO Tickets: 1


message 24: by Celeste (new)

Celeste (celesteryr) | 373 comments CelesteR

5.4 - A and P
飴色パラドックス 2 Ameiro Paradox 2 by Isaku Natsume
GN: 190 > 100+

Total: 10 pts.


message 25: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7910 comments Delicious Dee

10.10 - 9, 10, 11...
Branded Sanctuary - Joey W. Hill

Points this task: 10
Total points: 20
Big Book Tickets - 500+ (1)


message 26: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne (perletwo) | 1627 comments perletwo



10.9 - International Sudoku Day -
Read a book written by a single author whose last name is exactly 9 letters.



A Cold Heart by Jonathan Kellerman



Points this task: 10
Total points: 040
Golden Oldies ticket requests: 0
Big Book ticket requests: 0
Books read: 04
Tasks completed: 04


message 27: by Anna (last edited Sep 02, 2018 03:13PM) (new)

Anna | 38 comments Anna K

Task 30.4 – Schatzie’s task: The Chunkster

Option 1 (1 book required) - "read ONE book with a MPG of Historical Fiction and is at least 750 pages long"

Outlander, by Diane Gabaldon (850 pages)

Points this post: 30
Points this challenge: 30
Big Book Tickets this post: 2
Big Book Tickets this challenge: 2


message 28: by Claire (new)

Claire  | 332 comments DULCINELLA

15.2 - Spring and Fall
Book 1: Read a book in which the word SPRING can be found intact in the title/subtile, series title, or author's name.

Spring Torrents Spring Torrents by Ivan Turgenev Ivan Turgenev 239 p. 2 september 2018 4 stars

Spring in the title

This is a 19 th. century novel, so U claim a GO ticket

Book 2: Read a book in which the word AUTUMN can be found intact in the title/subtile, series title, or author's name.

Autumn Autumn by Ali Smith Ali Smith 260 p. 2 september 2018 5 stars

Autumn in the title

Points in this post: 15 points
Total points: 15 points
1 GO ticket


message 29: by Mary (new)

Mary | 528 comments Mary P

15.3 - Let's Play!

Option 2: Read ONE book that fits the criteria for both Book 1 and Book 2.
The Mage's Daughter ( Nintendo Game Boy ) by Lynn Kurland ( Alphabet Blocks )

Points this Post: 15
Total Points: 15


message 30: by Cordelia (new)

Cordelia (anne21) Cordelia

Task 10.8 Happy Aniversary SRC

The Book of M by Peng Shepherd - first published in 2018

Points this task: 10
Total points: 25


message 31: by Erin (NY) (new)

Erin (NY) (erin_p) | 629 comments Erin NY

5.9: Boggle
Using this Boggle board, read a book the title/subtitle of which includes a word of at least 3 letters that can be made from the board. From the rules of Boggle - "Each player searches for words that can be constructed from the letters of sequentially adjacent cubes, where "adjacent" cubes are those horizontally, vertically, and diagonally neighboring. Words must be at least three letters long,... but may not use the same letter cube more than once per word."

Note that in the game, the words need not be constructed in a straight line as long as the letters are adjacent - so, for instance, starting in the upper left hand corner, you could make the word TIRE - T, straight down to I, diagonally up to R, straight to the right to E.

REQUIRED: State the word that you are using.


By the Time You Read This, I'll Be Dead by Julie Anne Peters
* Word used: TIME

Points this post: 5
Books claimed this post: 1
Total Points: 10
Tasks completed: 2
Tasks in progress: 2
Books read: 4
Big Book tickets: 0
Golden Oldies tickets: 0
Total pages read: 1,334


message 32: by Christi (last edited Sep 02, 2018 07:35PM) (new)

Christi Reynard | 406 comments Creynard

5.3: International Football


A Night to Surrender by Tessa Dare
Set in England

Points this Post: 5
Total Points: 5
Tasks Completed: 1
Books Read: 1


message 33: by Christi (new)

Christi Reynard | 406 comments Creynard

10.1 - These ARE the Droids You're Looking For


Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Linh Cinder, the main character, is a cyborg. Her best friend, Iko, is a robot.

Points this Post: 10
Total Points: 15
Tasks Completed: 2
Books Read: 2


message 34: by Christi (new)

Christi Reynard | 406 comments Creynard

10.7 -Before Autocorrect


Stars Across Time by Ruby Lionsdrake
"Across" is my word.
**approved for length**


Points this Post: 10
Total Points: 25
Tasks Completed: 3
Books Read: 3


message 35: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie | 371 comments Stephanie127

5.1 - Baseball: The numbers 3, 4, and 9 are important numbers in baseball - 3 strikes and 3 outs, 4 balls, 9 innings. Read a book that has one of these 3 numbers in its series designation.

McSweeney's #13

Points this post: 5
Total points: 5/1010

Tasks completed: 1/58
Books read: 1


message 36: by Mai (new)

Mai (jeanphoenix) | 545 comments Mai

5.1 - Baseball
Book that has number 4 in its series designation
The Moving Finger by Agatha Christie

(Claiming a Golden Oldies ticket - book first published in 1942)

Points this post: 5
Total Points: 5
Golden Oldies: 1
Tasks Completed: 1
Books Read: 1
Golden Oldies tickets: 1


message 37: by Amy the book-bat (new)

Amy the book-bat (batkisses) | 201 comments Amy the Book Bat

15.5 - Nonfiction November
Read a nonfiction book that can be found on the Popular Nonfiction Books list.
Required: State which page you found the book on when you post.

Death's Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab the Body Farm Where the Dead Do Tell Tales found on page 22 of the list

Points this task: 15
Total points: 30
Golden Oldies ticket requests: 0
Big Book ticket requests: 0
Books read: 3
Tasks completed: 3


message 38: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne (perletwo) | 1627 comments perletwo



10.10 - 9, 10, 11... -
Read a book written by a single author whose first or last name begins with I, J or K.



Leaving Everything Most Loved by Jacqueline Winspear



Points this task: 10
Total points: 050
Golden Oldies ticket requests: 0
Big Book ticket requests: 0
Books read: 05
Tasks completed: 05


message 39: by Elizabeth (last edited Sep 03, 2018 06:12AM) (new)

Elizabeth (elizabeth_greece) | 1183 comments Elizabeth B

Task 10.5 - Read a continuation novel
The Monogram Murders (New Hercule Poirot Mysteries #1) by Sophie Hannah

Points: 10
Total: 40


message 40: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7910 comments Delicious Dee

5.8: Go and Parcheesi
The Tusk That Did the Damage - set entirely in India

Points this task: 5
Total points: 25
Big Book Tickets - 500+ (1)


message 41: by Nick (new)

Nick (doily) | 2685 comments Nick KY

5.4 Appalachian Trail I read Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie. First Letters of all words in title are also in “aPpalaCHian trail.”

Points This Post: 5
Total Points So Far: 10


message 42: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie | 371 comments Stephanie127

5.7: Settlers of Catan: Read a single author book whose author's first and last initials are found in SETTLERS OF CATAN. Middle initials can be ignored.

The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs by Alexander McCall Smith

Points this post: 5
Total points: 10/1010

Tasks completed: 2/58
Books read: 2


message 43: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 1695 comments Oma1229

5.2 - The Tour de France

Read a book from this list: Wanderlust

Hit the Road by Caroline B. Cooney

The book was found on Page 8 of the list.

Total Points-5/1010
Total Tasks-1/58
Total Golden Oldie Books-()
Total Big Books-500+(1 750+(),1000+()



message 44: by Alycia (new)

Alycia (alyciac) | 212 comments Alycia

10.4 - Hey There, Hi There, Ho There! (book with author initials found in MICKEY MOUSE)

The Girl in the Green Silk Gown by Seanan McGuire

Points this post: 10
Tasks completed: 1
Total points: 10


message 45: by frugalitymom (last edited Sep 03, 2018 10:14AM) (new)

frugalitymom  (frugalitymom) | 55 comments 15.9 - Get a Clue

Read a book that meets one of the following 3 characteristics AND has the MPG Mystery.

3. Contains an original or new room listed under "Rooms" on the Clue Wiki in the title/subtitle or series title.

Past Due for Murder (Blue Ridge Library Mystery)

Points This Task: 15
Total Points: 15
Total Tasks: 1
Golden Oldies:
Big Book:


message 46: by Andy (new)

Andy Plonka (plonkaac) | 3685 comments Andy P.
Task # 5.1 - Baseball

Read a book that has one of these 3 numbers in its series designation, 4,
This Thing of Darkness by Harry Bingham This book is #4 in the Fiona Griffiths Series
Points this post: 5
Total points:5


message 47: by Andy (new)

Andy Plonka (plonkaac) | 3685 comments Andy P.
Task # 30.4 – Schatzie’s task: The Chunkster

Option 1: The ONE BOOK OPTION - read ONE book with a MPG of Historical Fiction and is at least 750 pages long.
Winter of the World by Ken Follett
Historical Fiction (2254 users) 940 p.
Points this post: 30
Total points: 35


message 48: by Zach (new)

Zach Fellows | 198 comments Zach

For task 15.3 I did Option 2: Read ONE book that fits the criteria for both Book 1 and Book 2.

The book I read was. Y: The Last Man, Vol. 3: One Small Step. The first letters Y, T, L, and M appear in the toy Little Green Army Men. And the initials of the author's name, Brian K. Vaughn, appear in the toy Easy Bake Oven.

Points this post: 15
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Totals
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Total Points: 15
GOTs: 0
BBTs: 0


message 49: by Rina (new)

Rina | 564 comments 5.6: Simon Says

Read a book where the title/subtitle contains at least 2 consecutive words beginning with the same initial letter.
Book read: Adventures of a Vegan Vamp
How it fits: The last two words (Vegan Vamp) begin with V.
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Total points: 20
Books read: 2
Tasks completed: 2
BB Tickets: 0
GO Tickets: 1


message 50: by Judy (new)

Judy | 961 comments JUDY

Task # 5.3 International Football
The Governess Game - takes place in England
"... she'd made two wrong turnings on her well-trod path to London Bridge...had missed the coach to Greenwich." pg 32

Points this post 5

Total points 20

Tasks completed 2
Books Read 2


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