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message 1: by Kate S (new)

Kate S | 6140 comments Post your completed tasks here. In order to help us better manage our score keeping: PLEASE ONLY POST ONE BOOK PER MESSAGE.

Please use the add book/author link for the book titles. When claiming combo points, tell how the book qualifies, and provide a link if requested in the task description.

If using an outside source to qualify a book for points or combo, please be sure to post in the appropriate task thread prior to posting in this thread.

Sample RwS Post

20.3 Isaac Asimov

The Collected Stories by Eudora Welty

+20 Task
+ 5 Combo (10.3 - pub'd 1980)
+10 Aged
+10 Canon
+10 Prize Worthy
+ 5 Jumbo

Post Total: 60
Season Total: 380 (assumes mid-season with a previous total of 320)


message 2: by Kate S (new)

Kate S | 6140 comments Sample BtE2 Post

15.2 BtE2 Land and Sea

France: A, B, and C

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo

+25 Task

Post Total: 25
Season Total: 405 (assumes mid-season with a previous total of 380)


message 3: by Jayme (last edited Dec 01, 2018 12:33AM) (new)

Jayme (jaymetheghostreader) | 2287 comments 15.1 BtE2 Air
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
England A,B,C
Task +15
Grand Total: 15


Kathleen (itpdx) (itpdx) | 1402 comments 10.4 New Year’s Day
Debut novel
Heartburn by Nora Ephron

+10 task
+5 combo 10.3 (published 1983)
Task total: 15
Season total: 15


message 5: by Megan (new)

Megan (gentlyread) | 358 comments 15.1 BtE2 Air

Spain: A and B

Such Small Hands by Andrés Barba

+15 Task

Post Total: 15
Season Total: 15


message 6: by Valerie (new)

Valerie Brown | 2472 comments 10.2 Goodreads authorized

Watchmen by Alan Moore

10 task
____
10

Running total: 10


message 7: by Owlette (last edited Dec 03, 2018 11:57AM) (new)

Owlette | 473 comments 15.1 BtE2 Land and Sea

Ireland: A,B,C
A History of Loneliness by John Boyne

+15 Task
Season Total: 15


Kathleen (itpdx) (itpdx) | 1402 comments from posting 4
itpdx wrote: "10.4 New Year’s Day
Debut novel
Heartburn by Nora Ephron

+10 task
+5 combo 10.3 (published 1983)
Task total: 15
Season total: 15"


Oh boy! look at that! +10 combo (10.8, 10.9 NE)
Task total: 25
Season total: 25


message 9: by Tien (last edited Dec 03, 2018 04:07PM) (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 2522 comments 20.10 Over and Under (Elizabeth (Alaska)'s Task)
Jewel Sea by Kim Kelly
4.18 / 38

+20 Task
+10 Combo (10.2; 10.8)

Post Total: 30
Season Total: 30



message 10: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 2522 comments 15.1 BtE2 Land and Sea

UK: A and C

Breaking Dead (Sophie Kent #1) by Corrie Jackson

+15 Task

Post Total: 15
Season Total: 45



message 11: by Anika (new)

Anika | 1917 comments 10.8 New Authors

The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin

+10 Task
+10 Combo (10.2, 20.7)

Task total: 20
Season total: 20


message 12: by Ed (new)

Ed Lehman | 2411 comments 15.1 BtE2 Land and Sea

UK

Coming Up for Air by George Orwell
(Just a note- this was my favorite by Orwell so far.)

task total=15
Grand Total=15


message 13: by Rosemary (new)

Rosemary | 2946 comments 20.1 Winter Birthdays

Amy and Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout

+20 Task
+10 Combo (10.4 https://www.fantasticfiction.com/s/el... , 10.7)
+ 5 Prizeworthy

Task Total: 35
Season Total: 35


message 14: by April (last edited Dec 10, 2018 05:46PM) (new)

April | 33 comments 10.5 2018 Amazon

Elevation by Stephen King

Task = 10 points
Combo = 5 points (10.9 State Your name -Stephen King - KS)
Combo = 5 points (10.2 GoodReads Authorized)
Combo = 5 points (Prizeworthy)

Task Total: 25
Season Total: 25


message 15: by Valerie (new)

Valerie Brown | 2472 comments 20.5 Nevil Shute

Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak

20 task
10 canon
5 jumbo
5 prize
10 combo 10.3, 20.1
_____
50

Running total: 60

(This was my carry over book).


message 16: by Ann (new)

Ann (lit_chick_77) | 365 comments 20.10 Over and Under

True Places by Sonja Yoerg
4.46 / 166

+20 task
+20 combo (20.8, 20.6, 10.8, 10.2)
Task total = 40
Season total = 40


message 17: by Rachel (new)

Rachel | 539 comments 20.1

Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire

+20 Task - birthday Jan 5 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seanan_...
+5 Combo 10.2 Goodreads Author
+5 Combo 10.7 Conjunction
+5 Combo 10.8
+5 Combo 10.9 MS = Mississippi
+5 ALA Alex Award Winner 2018

Task Total: 45 pts
Grand Total: 45 pts


message 18: by Norma (new)

Norma | 1369 comments 10.2 - Goodreads Authorized

Stirred by J.A. Konrath

+10 task
+5 Combo (10.9 - AK - Alaska)

Task total: 15
Grand total: 15


message 19: by Anika (new)

Anika | 1917 comments 15.1 BtE2, Land and Sea

Ireland: A, B, and C

A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy

+15 Task

Task total: 15
Season total: 35


message 20: by Megan (new)

Megan (gentlyread) | 358 comments 15.2 BtE2 Air

Italy: A, B, and C

Eva Sleeps by Francesca Melandri

+15 Task

Post Total: 15
Season Total: 30


message 21: by Coralie (last edited Dec 05, 2018 08:25PM) (new)

Coralie | 2412 comments 20.10 Over and Under

We Need Silence to Find Out What We Think: Selected Essays by Shirley Hazzard

+20 Task
+10 Aged

Post Total: 30
Season Total: 30


message 22: by Connie (new)

Connie G (connie_g) | 1396 comments 10.9 State Your Name

Philida by André Brink

AB=Alberta

+10 task
+10 aged

Post total: 20
Season total: 20


message 23: by Connie (new)

Connie G (connie_g) | 1396 comments 10.8 New Author

Becoming by Michelle Obama

+10 task
+10 combo 10.9 (MO=Missouri), 20.1 (Jan birthday)

Post total: 20
Season total: 40


message 24: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 2522 comments 10.2 Goodreads Authorized
Death by Dumpling (A Noodle Shop Mystery #1) by Vivien Chen

+10 Task
+10 Combo (10.4, 10.8)

Post Total: 20
Season Total: 65



message 25: by Lagullande (last edited Dec 06, 2018 02:29AM) (new)

Lagullande | 1029 comments 20.7 Charles Darwin

West by Carys Davies

+20 Task
+ 20 Combo (10.2, 10.4, 10.8, 10.9 DC=District of Columbia)


Points this post: 40
RwS total: 40
BtE total: -
Season Total: 40


message 26: by Rosemary (new)

Rosemary | 2946 comments 10.2 Goodreads Authorized

The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths

+10 Task

Task Total: 10
Season Total: 45


message 27: by Lagullande (new)

Lagullande | 1029 comments 20.3 Isaac Asimov

Love Game: A History of Tennis, from Victorian Pastime to Global Phenomenon by Elizabeth Wilson

+20 Task (Novels: The Lost Time Cafe, The Twilight Hour, War Damage, The Girl in Berlin, She Died Young)
+ 10 Combo (10.8, 20.10 3.84/38)
+ 10 Aged (born 1936)


Points this post: 40
RwS total: 80
BtE total: -
Season Total: 80


message 29: by April (last edited Dec 10, 2018 05:58PM) (new)

April | 33 comments 20.8 Appalachia

Salvation on Sand Mountain: Snake-Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia by Dennis Covington

Task = 20 Points
Combo = 5 Points (10.9 State Your Name - DC - District of Columbia)
Combo = 5 Points (20.2 T. Coraghessan Boyle)
Combo = 10 Points (10.3, 10.8)

Task Total = 40 Points
Season Total = 65 Points


message 30: by Norma (new)

Norma | 1369 comments 20.1 - Winter Birthday

Dishonorable Intentions by Stuart Woods

+20 - January 9
+10 Aged - 1938

Task total: 30
Grand total: 45


message 31: by Megan (new)

Megan (gentlyread) | 358 comments 10.8 New Authors (Coralie's Task)

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

+10 Task
+5 Combo (10.2)

Post Total: 15
Season Total: 45


message 32: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 2522 comments 10.4 New Year's Day
The Atlantis Code (Thomas Lourds #1) by Charles Brokaw
approval

+10 Task
+15 Combo (10.4, 10.8, 10.9 - BC for British Columbia)

Post Total: 25
Season Total: 90



message 33: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 2522 comments 10.9 State Your Name (Anika's Task)
Fatal Mistake (Lexie Rogers #3) by Karen M. Davis
MD for Maryland

+10 Task
+15 Combo (10.2, 10.8, 20.10 - 3.89 / 82)

Post Total: 25
Season Total: 115



message 34: by Kätlin (new)

Kätlin | 173 comments 20.1 Winter Birthdays:

The Dogs of Riga by Henning Mankell
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henning...

+20 task
+5 combo (10.3 Gerald Durrell - first published in 1992)

Task total: 25
Grand total: 25


message 35: by Tien (last edited Dec 07, 2018 01:11AM) (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 2522 comments 15.2 BtE2 Land and Sea

Germany: A, B, & C

Crime by Ferdinand von Schirach

+25 Task

Post Total: 25
Season Total: 140



message 36: by Coralie (new)

Coralie | 2412 comments 10.8 New Authors

Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold by Stephen Fry

+10 Task

Post Total: 10
Season Total: 40


message 37: by Coralie (new)

Coralie | 2412 comments 15.1 BtE2 Land and Sea

Switzerland: A and B

The News: A User's Manual by Alain de Botton

+15 Task

Post Total: 15
Season Total: 55


Elizabeth (Alaska) | 12307 comments Post 17 Rachelccameron wrote: "20.1

Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire

+20 Task - birthday Jan 5 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seanan_...
+5 Combo 10.2 Goodreads Author
+5 Co..."


I'm sorry, Rachelccameron, McGuire is on the authors list of Nov 17, so she doesn't work for 10.8, and "among" is not on the list of connecting conjunctions for 10.7.


message 39: by Rebekah (last edited Dec 07, 2018 09:33AM) (new)

Rebekah (bekalynn) | 4342 comments 20.6 Edith Wharton
I Heard That Song Before by Mary Higgins Clark
Author born 24 Dec 1927 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Hi...


+20 pts - Task
+15 pts - combo (10.4,20.1,20.4)
+10 pts - aged

Task Total - 45 pts
Season Total - 45 pts


message 40: by Rebekah (new)

Rebekah (bekalynn) | 4342 comments 20.3 Isaac Asimov
The Devil's Highway: A True Story by Luis Alberto Urrea
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lu%C3%A... (lists his 5 novels)

+20 pts - Task
+15 pts - Combo (10.4, 10.9- LA Louisiana, 20.7)
+10 pts - Prizeworthy (Lannan Literary Award, BRLA Southwest Book Award https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lu%C3%A... )

Task Total - 45 pts
Season Total - 90 pts


message 41: by Rosemary (new)

Rosemary | 2946 comments 10.9 State Your Name

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

+10 Task (BC)
+ 5 Combo (10.2)

Task Total: 15
Season Total: 60


message 42: by Coralie (new)

Coralie | 2412 comments 20.2 T Coraghessan Boyle

The Passage by Justin Cronin

+20 Task
+10 Combo 10.2, 20.9
+10 Jumbo (766 pages)

Post Total: 40
Season Total: 95


message 43: by Karen Michele (new)

Karen Michele Burns (klibrary) | 4568 comments 10.10 Group Reads

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

+10 Task
+10 Combo: 10.2 Goodreads Authorized / 10.9 State Your Name (NJ New Jersey)
+ 5 Prizeworthy

Task Total: 25
Season Total: 25


message 44: by Karen Michele (new)

Karen Michele Burns (klibrary) | 4568 comments 20.6 Edith Wharton

I, Claudius by Robert Graves

+20 Task
+10 Combo: 10.3 Gerald Durrell / 20.5 Nevil Shute
+10 Aged
+15 Prizeworthy (3)

Task Total: 55
Season Total: 80


message 45: by Karen Michele (new)

Karen Michele Burns (klibrary) | 4568 comments 20.10 Over and Under

The Aye-Aye and I by Gerald Durrell

+20 Task
+20 Combo: 10.3 Gerald Durrell / 10.7 Conjunctions / 20.1 Winter Birthdays / 20.7 Charles Darwin

Task Total: 40
Season Total: 120


message 46: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 2522 comments 10.7 Conjunctions (Beth's Task)
Looking FOR Alaska by John Green
YA w/ 850L

+10 Task
+10 Combo (10.2, 10.4)
+5 Prizeworthy

Post Total: 25
Season Total: 165



message 47: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 2522 comments 15.3 BtE2 Land and Sea

Sweden: A, B, & C

Let The Right one In by John Ajvide Lindqvist

+25 Task

Post Total: 25
Season Total: 190



message 48: by Valerie (new)

Valerie Brown | 2472 comments 10.7 Conjunctions

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie

10 task
15 prize
15 combo 10.4, 10.9, 20.5
____
40

Running total: 100


message 49: by Kathleen (itpdx) (new)

Kathleen (itpdx) (itpdx) | 1402 comments 10.5 2018 Amazon
The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels by Jon Meacham
+10 task
+5 combo 20.10
Task total 15
Season total: 40


Elizabeth (Alaska) | 12307 comments itpdx wrote: "10.5 2018 Amazon
The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels by Jon Meacham
+10 task
+5 combo 20.10
Task total 15
Season total: 40"


This has too many ratings for 20.10.


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