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message 1: by Diana S (last edited Jan 01, 2019 06:34PM) (new)

Diana S | 1766 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 Jan 01, 2019 06:40PM) (new)

Diana S | 1766 comments Mod
Scoreboard
(updated: post #10)

Most Points
Linda C - 7
**Marilyn - 3
**Tessa - 6
Amber - 1

Most Pages
**Linda C - 2002
Marilyn - 712
Tessa - 2121
Amber - 403


message 3: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 735 comments Task 1.6 New Year's Eve
Read a book that has 2 of the numbers of 2019 in its page count. (ex. 412 pp., 309 pp., or 520 pp.)

Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson, #5) – Patricia Briggs (5 stars) 12/3/18 [292]

Points this task: 1
Pages this task: 292

Total points: 1
Total pages: 292



message 4: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 735 comments Task 1.3 Reading Rainbow - ADVENT
Read a book that is predominately PURPLE, PINK, or WHITE. (show cover).
Three Bedrooms, One Corpse (Aurora Teagarden, #3) by Charlaine Harris (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #3) – Charlaine Harris (3 stars) 12/4/18 [256]

Points this task: 1
Pages this task: 256

Total points: 2
Total pages: 548



message 5: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 472 comments 2.1 Surprise Me
Read two books

Thanks, Tessa, for the picks!

1. Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi--12/1/18--320 pages

2. The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer--12/2/18--280 pages

Points this task: 2
Pages this task: 280

Total points: 2
Total pages: 600


message 6: by Amber (new)

Amber (arboan) | 506 comments 1.7 (Marilyn's task) Celebrate Christmas and the movies
Read a Christmas book that was made into a movie (or read any book made into a movie). List the title of the book and the name of the movie, if it's different.

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan 12.07.18

Points 1
Pages 403


message 7: by Book Concierge (last edited Dec 12, 2018 11:39AM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 601 comments TESSA

Task 2.2 - We Bought a Zoo - Asian Elephant and Caribou
Elephant: A book with >100,000 ratings on GR
157,144 ratings when I began
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius ✔ - 12Dec18 - 485 p

Caribou: By a female author /and/ featuring a female main char
Main char: Maggie
Josie Belle / A Deal to Die For ✔ - 07Dec18 - pg 256 p


THIS TASK
Points earned - 2
Pages read - 741

Total points earned to date - 1
Total pages read to date - 741



message 8: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 735 comments Task 1.1 Santa's List Day (12/4)
Read a book that you think is "Nice".

The Cowboy and the Cop (Gold Buckle Cowboys, #1) – Christine Wenger (3 stars) 12/12/18 [224]

Points this task: 1
Pages this task: 224

Total points: 3
Total pages: 772



message 9: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 601 comments TESSA

Task 2.1 - Surprise Me!
Diana S picked for me:
Christmas Camp A Novel by Karen Schaler ✔ - 03Dec18 - 368 p
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell ✔ - 16Dec18 - 455 p


THIS TASK
Points earned - 2
Pages read - 823 pg

Total points earned to date - 4
Total pages read to date - 1564



message 10: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Lott | 472 comments 1.7 (Marilyn's task) Celebrate Christmas and the movies
Read a Christmas book that was made into a movie (or read any book made into a movie). List the title of the book and the name of the movie, if it's different.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens--12/18/18 There have been numerous versions of the movie, some titled "A Christmas Carol."--112 pages

Points this task: 1
Pages this task: 112

Total points: 3
Total pages: 712


message 11: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 735 comments 1.2 Poinsettia Day (12/12)
Read a book whose author's first & last name initials are in POINSETTIA
Rekindling Motives (A Jolie Gentil Mystery, #2) – Elaine Orr (3 stars) 12/14/18 [308]

1.5 Winter Solstice (12/21)
Read a book with a wintery scene on the cover (show cover)
A Town Called Christmas by Carrie Alexander – Carrie Alexander (3 stars) 12/19/18 [278]

Points these tasks: 2
Pages these tasks: 586

Total points: 5
Total pages: 1358



message 12: by Book Concierge (last edited Dec 30, 2018 08:22AM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 601 comments TESSA

Task 1.1 - Santa's List Day
A book I think is "nice"
Love Potion Number 10 ✔ - 29Dec18 - 320 p

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 320 p

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Task 2.4 - Amber - I Love December
1) December birthday - the main char celebrates something - the twins celebrate their birthday in Two Little Girls in Blue ✔ - 08Dec18 - 416 p

2) 1st letter of each title in CHRISTMAS (two short books to meet the 100+ page requirement)
T C S - The Christmas Scrapbook ✔ - 03Dec18 - 96 p
A C M - A Christmas Memory ✔ - 30Dec18 - 45 p

THIS TASK
Points earned - 2
Pages read - 557


Total points earned to date: 6 pt
Total pages read to date: 2121 pages



message 13: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 735 comments Task 2.2 (Tessa's Task) We Bought A Zoo
1. Asian Elephants
b) An elephant's trunk has 100,000 muscles!
Read a book with at least 100,000 ratings on Goodreads. Tell us how many.
Artemis – Andy Weir (3 stars) 12/30/18 [322] - 112,455 ratings

2. Caribou (a.k.a. - reindeer)
c) Read a book by a female author -AND- with a female main character.
Highland Dragon Warrior (Dawn of the Highland Dragon, #1) – Isabel Cooper (4 stars) 12/27/18 [322] – MC = Sophia Metzger

Points these tasks: 2
Pages these tasks: 644

Total points: 7
Total pages: 2002



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