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message 2: by Lilisa (last edited Aug 31, 2019 07:06AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 1 - 12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers
***DONE FOR BADGE 1***REPORTED
***DONE FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***
***READ FOR BADGE 3***
***READ FOR BADGE 4***

1. Read the book.❓❓❓

2. Author: Doug Stanton is the author of three books. Read a book from a trilogy. It may be any book in the trilogy. The Bridges of Constantine - READ 7/10/19 ✅✅✅

3. Actor: Chris Helmsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia. Read a book that is set in Australia, or written by an Australian author. The Lost Man READ 2/14/19 - 5 STARS+++
or Wildflower Hill ✅✅✅

4. Setting: Afghanistan - The country's strategic location along the Silk Road connected it to the cultures of the Middle East and other parts of Asia. Read a book with the word "Silk" in title. Women of the Silk - READ 8/31/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

5. Genre: Non-Fiction - Read a book that is non-fiction. The genre must be listed on the book's main page.Patriot Number One: American Dreams in Chinatown OR All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir READ 1/9/19 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅

6. Trivia: This is the dramatic account of a small band of Special Forces soldiers who entered Afghanistan immediately following September 11, 2001 and, riding to war on horses, defeated the Taliban. Read a book with "Horse" in title or on the cover. There may be more than one horse on the cover. The horse must be main focus of the cover.❓❓❓


message 3: by Lilisa (last edited Sep 01, 2019 06:40AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 2 - Annihilation

***READ FOR BADGE 4***

***READ FOR BADGE 4***

1. Read the book.❓❓❓

2. Author: Jeff VanderMeer is a strong advocate for ecological issues. Read a book from the list, Best Environmental Books. Required: State the position the book is on the list: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1... ❓❓❓

3. Actor: Natalie Portman was born in Israel, won academy award Best Actress for Black Swan. Read a book with "Swan" in the title or on the cover. If the swan is on the cover, it must be the focus of the cover. The Swans of Fifth Avenue - AUDIO IF NEEDED 🎲🎲🎲

4. Setting: Eastern Coast USA - St. Marks Wildlife Refuge in North Florida is the main influence on the Southern Reach trilogy. Read a book set in Florida. The King Tides OR Shadow Country OR Sanibel Flats - READ 7/26/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

5. Genre: Science Fiction - Read a book from the genre Science Fiction. The genre must be listed on the book's main page. How to Stop Time - READ 7/16/19 - 3 stars+++ ✅✅✅

6. Trivia: A lighthouse features prominently in the story. Read a book with "Lighthouse" or "Beacon" in the title or where there is a Lighthouse on the cover where the lighthouse is clearly visible on the cover. To the Lighthouse AUDIO IF NEEDED OR The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter 🎲🎲🎲


message 4: by Lilisa (last edited Aug 15, 2019 06:18AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 3 - Bel Canto ***DONE FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***

***READ FOR BADGE 3***

***READ FOR BADGE 4***

***READ FOR BADGE 4***

1. Read the book

2. Author: Ann Patchett was on Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world. Read a book with "Time" in the title. The Time Between or A Hero of Our Time - READ 8/1/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

3. Actor: Julianna Moore is an atheist; when asked on Inside the Actors Studio what God might say to her upon arrival at heaven, she gave God's response as, "Well, I guess you were wrong, I do exist." Read a book with a Religious theme or Atheist theme. In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story - READ 5/10/19 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅

4. Setting: Unnamed South American country - Read a book set in South America or written by a South American author. Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time OR Ten Women - READ 8/15/19 - 3 stars***✅✅✅

5. Genre: Literary Fiction - Read a book that is Literary Fiction. The genre must be listed on the book's main page.Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name also in Book 4, #4 OR Stay with Me READ 3/2/19 - 5 stars+++✅✅✅

6. Trivia: The novel was the Orange Prize winner in 2002. Read a book that was an Orange Prize winner or nominee. Orange Prize List A Little Life OR Small Island 🖍🖍🖍


message 5: by Lilisa (last edited Aug 04, 2019 06:19AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 4 - Between Shades of Gray

***DONE FOR BADGE 1***

***DONE FOR BADGE 3 - REPORTED***

***DONE FOR BADGE 3 - REPORTED***

*** READ FOR BADGE 3 ***
1. Read the book❓❓❓

2. Author: Ruta Sepetys lives in a treehouse in the hills of Tennessee. Read a book with "tree" or "house" in the title. The House at Sugar Beach +++READ 4/10/19 - 5 stars+++
or The House of the Spirits or Children of the Jacaranda Tree or The Girl Under the Olive Tree✅✅✅

3. Actor: Bel Powley's maternal grandmother, Betty is originally from Dublin. Read a book set in Ireland or by an Irish author. Rosewater and Soda Bread OR When All Is Said - READ 3/24/19 - 4 STARS+++✅✅✅

4. Setting: Siberia and Lithuania - Siberia and Lithuania border on the Baltic Sea. Read a book that is set in one of these countries that border on the Baltic Sea: Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, or Lithuania. Required: State the name of the country. Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name ( Finland) OR Purge (Estonia) OR The Man Who Spoke Snakish (Estonia) 🖍🖍🖍

5. Genre: Historic Fiction - Read a book featuring women in history. (ie Joan of Arc) Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space - READ 6/9/19 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅

6. Trivia: To avoid potential confusion with the 50 Shades of Gray franchise, many alternative titles were considered to replace Between Shades of Gray. Screenwriter Ben York Jones came up with Ashes in the Snow, for its similarity in cadence and its narrative significance. Read a book that has "Ashes" or "Snow" in the title. This task requires that the word be exact. Snow - READ 1/7/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅


message 6: by Lilisa (last edited Jul 07, 2019 07:10PM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 5 - Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family.

***DONE FOR BADGE 1***REPORTED

***DONE FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED

***DONE FOR BADGE 3 - REPORTED

***READ FOR BADGE 3***

1. Read the book❓❓❓

2. Author: Garrard Conley has one published book on Goodreads, although he has written various podcasts and articles. Read a book with a single word title. Words like a, an, the, etc are not allowed. The title is restricted to one word only. Conspirata - READ 3/31/19 - 5 stars+++✅✅✅

3. Actor: Lucas Hedges - When asked about his sexuality in 2018, Hedges said: "In the early stages of my life, some of the people I was most infatuated with were my closest male friends." Read a book about boyhood friends. ❓❓❓

4. Setting: Arkansas - Read a book set in Arkansas or NYC (where Garrard currently lives). The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother READ 1/10/19 - 5 stars+++✅✅✅

5. Genre: Memoir - Read a Memoir. The genre must be listed on the book's main page.You Have Given Me a Country: A Memoir READ 2/23/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

6. Trivia: Garrand's parents gave him the choice to undergo conversion therapy or be exiled and shunned. Read a book with "exile" or "shun" in title. Love in Exile - READ 7/7/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅


message 7: by Lilisa (last edited Jul 20, 2019 08:17AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 6 - Crazy Rich Asians ***DONE FOR BADGE 2 REPORTED***

***DONE FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***

***READ FOR BADGE 4***

1. Read the book. Crazy Rich Asians❓❓❓

2. Author: Kevin Kwan craves pineapple tarts. Read a book with fruit on cover. To define fruit, please use this list. We will use only those listed in the top section. https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis... The Watermelon King - READ 7/20/19 - 3 stars+++ ✅✅✅
3. Actor: Constance Wu said, "I was reciting Shakespeare monologues when I was 10. I still know the whole 'To be, or not to be...' monologue, because I knew it when I was 10." Read a retelling of Shakespeare. Required - Explain how the book fits this task. The Gap of Time - on list🖍🖍🖍

4. Setting: Singapore, Hong Kong - Read a book set in Singapore or Hong Kong. Aunty Lee's Delights OR The Moonlight Palace or Soy Sauce for Beginners OR Fate: The Lost Decades of Uncle Chow Tung - READ 3/3/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

5. Genre: Romance - Read a book with the genre Chick Lit or Women's Lit. The genre must be listed on the book's main page. The Irish Cottage: Finding Elizabeth OR The Time Between 🖍🖍🖍

6. Trivia: "The mansion's taxidermied tiger was problematic; the best specimen was in London, and the production designer realized he'd have trouble getting it across international borders. Instead, he hired sculptors in Thailand to create a tiger out of foam and fur, only to have it held up in Thai customs because agents thought it was the real thing. Read a book with a tiger on the cover. It may be a partial tiger, but the tiger should be the main focus of the cover. The Tiger's Wife READ 2/5/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅


message 8: by Lilisa (last edited Jun 24, 2019 06:07AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 7 - The Darkest Minds ***READ FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***

1. Read the book.❓❓❓

2. Author: Alexandra Bracken, the daughter of a Star Wars collector, grew up going to an endless string of Star Wars conventions and toy fairs, which helped spark her imagination and a deep love of reading. Read a book with "Toy" in title. For this task, the word may be imbedded in another, ie "Toymaker".❓❓❓

3. Actor: Mandy Moore acted in Tangled (TV Series) as Rapunzel. Read a Fairy Tale retelling. "Retelling" must be listed on the main book page.❓❓❓

4. Setting: Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” - Read a WWII story. Required - state how the book fits the task. TBD The Ragged Edge of Night OR We Were the Lucky Ones - READ 3/16/29 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅

5. Genre: Dystopia - Read a book with a super hero from this list. Required - state the position of the book on the list https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...❓❓❓

6. Trivia: Alexandra Bracken, author of The Darkest Minds series, makes a cameo appearance as a nurse at the end of the movie. Read a book where the main character is a nurse. TBD❓❓❓


message 9: by Lilisa (last edited Jul 28, 2019 08:21AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 8 - The Death Cure

1. Read the book.❓❓❓

2. Author: James Dashner tweeted Oct 15, 2018, "Going to the opera with my daughter is one of the best things." Read a book that has "Opera" in title or is in the Space Opera genre. The genre must be listed on the main book page. Night at the Opera AUDIO IF NEEDED 🎲🎲🎲

3. Actor: Dylan O'Brien played in TV Series Teen Wolf. Read a book with a wolf on cover. It must be prominent on the cover.❓❓❓

4. Setting: Maze - The World's Top Ten Mazes lists Dole on Oahu as being the number one maze. Read a book set in Hawaii. Hawaii OR Song of the Exile 🖍🖍🖍

5. Genre: Dystopia - read a book with "Dystopia" listed on the main book page.❓❓❓

6. Trivia: Dylan O'Brien suffered serious injuries was dragged under the vehicle to which he was strapped, while filming the opening train chase sequence. Read a book with "Train" in the title or prominently displayed on the cover. Ghost Train to the Eastern Star OR Notes From A Small Island: Journey Through Britain 🖍🖍🖍


message 10: by Lilisa (last edited Jul 13, 2019 06:44AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 9 - Every Day ***DONE FOR BADGE 1 - REPORTED***

***READ FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***

1. Read the book ❓❓❓

2. Author: David Levithan's first book was published in 2003. Read a book by another author whose first book was published 2000 or later.Washington Black READ 1/18/19 - 5 stars+++ or The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau (new) ✅✅✅

3. Actor: Angourie Rice plays the part of Rhiannon who wakes up one day in the body of Justin. Read a book with "Rhiannon" in the title, or is the name of the author, or is a character in the book.❓❓❓

4. Setting: Maryland - Maryland was founded for the purpose of providing religious toleration of England's Roman Catholic minority. Read a book with the theme of discrimination based on religion. The Dovekeepers OR By Fire, By Water https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/... 🖍🖍🖍

5. Genre: YA Fantasy - Read a book that is YA Fantasy. The genre must be listed on the book's main page.❓❓❓

6. Trivia: Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B+" on an A+ to F scale. Read a book where the title starts with the letter "B". It may not be proceeded by the words, "a", "an", "the" etc. It must be the first word. Beautiful Exiles or Bread and Wine OR Bangkok Wakes to Rain - READ 3/9/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅


message 11: by Lilisa (last edited Aug 15, 2019 06:52AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 10 - Fahrenheit 451

***READ FOR BADGE 4***

***READ FOR BADGE 4***

1. Read the book❓❓❓

2. Author: Ray Bradbury named Edgar Rice Burrows, John Steinbeck, Jules Verne, and Stanley G. Weinbaum as his influences. Read a book written by one of these authors. The Pastures of Heaven🖍🖍🖍

3. Actor: Michael B. Jordan plays Guy Montagne who is a "fireman" whose job is to burn books. Read a book about books. Confessions of a Bookseller - READ 7/29/19 - 2 stars ✅✅✅

4. Setting: USA - Guy Montagne was played by Oskar Werner who was an Austrian actor. Read a book set in Austria or is written by an Austrian author. The Tobacconist - READ 7/19/19 - 4 stars ✅✅✅

6. Trivia: The movie names other books. Read a book named in another book. The Great Passage OR All Quiet on the Western Front mentioned in Maisie Dobbs ( Cherie) OR The Bell Jar mentioned in Paper Towns (Peggy) OR Black Beauty or Mary Poppins mentioned in First: Sandra Day O'Connor🖍🖍🖍


message 12: by Lilisa (last edited Jun 24, 2019 06:09AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 11 - Fifty Shades Freed ***READ FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED ***
***READ FOR BADGE 2 REPORTED***

***READ FOR BADGE 3 REPORTED***

1. Read the book.❓❓❓

2. Author: E.L. James has this quote on her Twitter banner - "You read me like one of your books; except I'm not the hero. I'll never be the hero." Christian Grey . Read a book where the main character is an anti-hero.❓❓❓

3. Actor: Dakota Johnson is the daughter of Don Johnson (Miami Vice) and Melanie Griffith (Working Girl). Read a book with the word "Daughter" in the title. Daughter of Fortune OR The Housemaid's Daughter OR Médicis Daughter: A Novel of Marguerite de Valois Daughter of Moloka'i - read 3/3/29 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅

4. Setting: Seattle - Read a book set in Washington State. Nisei Daughter🖍🖍

5. Genre: Erotica - Read a book that is Erotica, or, since opposites attract, read a book that is classed as Clean Romance. Required - explain how the book fits the genre you've chosen. - The Bourbon Thief - READ 1/2/19 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅

6. Trivia: Some of the movie was filmed at Sarah McLachlan's home. One of my favourite songs of hers is Angel. Read a book with "Angel" or "Seraphim" in the title. The House of Broken Angels - READ 3/7/19 - 2 stars+++✅✅✅


message 13: by Lilisa (last edited Sep 22, 2019 07:08PM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 12 - First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong

***READ FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***

***READ FOR BADGE 3***

***READ FOR BADGE 3***

1. Read the book.❓❓❓

2. Author: James Hansen - Read a book by another author with initials J H in any order. Force of Nature by Jane Harper READ 1/30/19 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅

3. Actor: Ryan Gossling was born in Ontario, and is of French-Canadian descent. Read a book set in Canada or by a Canadian author. Read A Better Man - 9/17/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

4. Setting: Space - Read a book that is set in Space. ❓❓❓

5. Genre: Biography - Read a Biography. The genre must be listed on the book's main page. Lunch with Charlotte or Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady OR The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir READ 6/1/19 - 3 STARS+++✅✅✅

6. Trivia: The author, James R. Hansen, is a two-time nominee for the Pulitzer Prize in History. Read a book that is a Pulitzer prize winner or nominee. List: https://www.goodreads.com/award/show/... A Confederacy of Dunces - READ 6/28/19 - 2 stars+++ ✅✅✅


message 14: by Lilisa (last edited Aug 05, 2019 05:44AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 13 - Forever My Girl

***READ FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***

***READ FOR BADGE 3 - REPORTED***

1. Read the book ❓❓❓

2. Author: Heidi McLaughlin wrote another book titled Roman. Read a book about the ancient Romans. Dictator -READ 2/27/19 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅

3. Actor: Alex Roe has 16 acting credits. Read a book that was first published in 2016. 300 Days of Sun READ 3/20/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

4. Setting: Texas - Read a book set in Texas. Lonesome Dove 🖍🖍🖍

5. Genre: Romance, Music - Read a book listed as New Adult. The genre must be listed on the book's main page. ❓❓❓

6. Trivia: Director Bethany Ashton Wolf passionately and vehemently wanted Travis Tritt to play a cameo role in the film and sing an original song in it as well. Wolf felt that he is one of the greatest country stars of all time, a living legend, and she wanted to pay homage to that style of country music in the film, so she called and emailed his team for 3 consecutive months before filming commenced. When the news reached Tritt, he accepted the role of Walt and the song. He sings the original song, "Slowin' Down" written by Brett Boyett and Paul Overstreet in the film and on its soundtrack. Read a book with the word "country" or the author's first or last name is "Travis". In the Country of Men 🖍🖍🖍


message 15: by Lilisa (last edited Aug 19, 2019 08:38PM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 14 - The Girl in the Spider's Web

***READ FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***

***READ FOR BADGE 3 - REPORTED***

***READ FOR BADGE 4***

1. Read the book

2. Author: David Lagercrantz - Using the letters in "David Lagercrantz" make a word of at least 3 letters long. Read a book with that exact word in it. You may use a letter as many as times as it shows in the name. ie - there are 3 a's. You may use all three of them in your word. You may not use letters not shown in the name. ie - you may use leg, but not legs. The Moroccan Girl - READ 2/25/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

3. Actor: Claire Foy acted in NetFlix Series, The Crown. Read a story where the characters are members of a royal family. The Twentieth Wife - READ 4/21/19 - 4 stars✅✅

4. Setting: Sweden - Read a book that is set in Sweden or written by a Swedish author.Still Waters (e-trez) 🖍🖍🖍

5. Genre: Mystery - Read a book that is Historical Mystery. Use this genre page as a tool: https://www.goodreads.com/genres/hist.... Required - explain how the book fits this genre. A Very Pukka Murder 🖍🖍🖍

6. Trivia: The main character's name is Lizbeth which is a derivative of Elizabet. Read a book where the main character is named Elizabeth, Liz, Beth, or Betty. No Good Deed READ 8/19/19 - 5 stars ✅✅✅


message 16: by Lilisa (last edited Aug 04, 2019 06:20AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 15 - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

***READ FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***
***READ FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***
***READ FOR BADGE 3***
** READ FOR BADGE 3***

1. Read the book

2. Author: Mary Ann Shaffer was a librarian and bookshop worker. Read a book about a library or book shop. The Stationery Shop - READ 6/29/19 - 4 stars✅✅✅

3. Actor: Jessica Brown Findlay played Sybil Crawley in Downton Abbey. Read a book set in a manor or abbey. Holy Fools 🖍🖍🖍

4. Setting Guernsey 1946 - Read a book set on an island. Devil of Delphi or The Tenth Island: Finding Joy, Beauty, and Unexpected Love in the Azores OR The Island of Sea Women READ 3/19/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

5. Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance, War - Read a book that is listed as Historical Fiction - War. Both genres must be listed on the main book page. The Seamstress OR Slave Old Man OR The Kites OR The Vineyard OR When Memory Dies OR The Winter Soldier --READ 2/9/19 - 3 STARS+++✅✅✅

6. Trivia: There's a scene where Juliet finds pressed flowers in her notebook. Read a book that has flowers on cover. The Far Field OR Rooftops of Tehran - READ 7/5/19 - 3 stars✅✅✅


message 17: by Lilisa (last edited Jul 13, 2019 06:55AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 16 - The Hate U Give

1. Read the book. The Hate U Give

2. Author: Angie Thomas was the winner of the National Book Award for Young People. Read a book that was a nominee or winner of the National Book Award.A Little Life OR Dreaming in Cuban OR The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11🖍🖍🖍

3. Actor: Amandla Stenberg's paternal grandmother was an Inuit from Greenland. Read a book that is set in Iceland, Greenland, or Alaska. An African in Greenland ORThe Hitman's Guide to Housecleaning 🖍🖍🖍

4. Setting: USA - Read a book set in Mississippi.❓❓❓

5, Genre: YA, realistic fiction - Read a book that is Realistic Fiction. Use this genre page as a tool. Required - explain how the book fits this genre. https://www.goodreads.com/genres/real... With the Fire on High - READ 5/16/19 - 5 stars✅✅✅

6. Trivia: The main character's last name is Carter. Read a book with "Carter" in the title or is the author's first or last name.❓❓❓


message 18: by Lilisa (last edited Aug 15, 2019 05:33AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 17 - The House with a Clock in Its Walls

***READ FOR BADGE 3***

*** READ FOR BADGE 4***

1. Read the book❓❓❓

2. Author: John Bellairs held a bachelor's degree from Notre Dame University and a master's in English from the University of Chicago. Read a book where the main character is a bachelor or bachelorette. Shadow Princess - READ 4/23/19 - 5 stars+++✅✅✅

3. Actor: Jack Black's parents, who were both rocket scientists, divorced when Black was 10. His mother, Judith Love Cohen, worked on the Hubble space telescope. Read a book with a telescope or satellite on the cover.❓❓❓

4. Setting: Michigan - Read a book that is set in a fantasy world. ❓❓❓

6. Trivia: A 3D remaster of Michael Jackson's music video, Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983), (celebrating it's 35th anniversary) will precede the film in IMAX. A gift for the 35th anniversary is represented by coral (traditional), jade (modern), and the gem is emerald. Read a book with "coral", "jade", or "emerald" in the title.
I Rode a Horse of Milk White Jade OR Coral Sea Affair OR The Song of the Jade Lily: A Novel - READ 7/2/19 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅


message 19: by Lilisa (last edited Jun 24, 2019 06:17AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 18 - Juliet, Naked

***READ FOR BADGE 3***

***READ FOR BADGE 3***

1. Read the book❓❓❓

2. Author: Nick Hornby - The Treehouse Trust is a London-based charity, established in 1997 to provide an ‘educational Centre of Excellence’ for children with autism. It was set up by a group of parents (including Nick) whose children had recently been diagnosed with autism. Read a book where autism is a significant theme. The Warner Boys: Our Family’s Story of Autism and Hope 🖍🖍🖍

3. Actor: Chris O'Dowd's father, Seán, is a sign designer. Read a book with a sign on the cover. The Rose Hotel 🖍🖍🖍

4. Setting: Pennsylvania - Read a book set in Pennsylvania.❓❓❓

5. Genre: Music, Romance - Read a book where the main character is a singer.Clapton: The Autobiography OR Daisy Jones & The Six READ - 5/28/19 - 4 stars✅✅✅

6. Trivia: The book was a Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Fiction (2009). Read a book that was a Goodreads Choice Winner in any year. Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch OR Modern Romance - READ 6/9/19 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅


message 20: by Lilisa (last edited Jun 24, 2019 06:25AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 19 - The Jungle Book

***DONR FOR BADGE 1***REPORTED

***DONE FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***

1. Read the book

2. Author: Rudyard Kipling was born in India. At aged 5, he was sent to school in England. Read the 5th book in a series, or read any book that is in a series with 5 main works. (It could be the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th book in the series.)❓❓❓

3. Actor: Peter Mullanis best known for his role in Ken Loach's, My Name Is Joe (1998), Read a book by an author with the name Joe or Joseph. ❓❓❓

4. Setting: India - Read a book set in India or by an Indian author. All the Lives We Never Lived OR Playing It My Way: My Autobiography OR Selection Day OR The Widows of Malabar Hill OR The Epic City: The World on the Streets of Calcutta READ 1/12/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

5. Genre: Classics - Kipling is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story. Read a Short Story Anthology. The genre must be listed on the book's main page. The Thing Around Your Neck OR Five-Carat Soul READ 2/20/19- 5 stars+++✅✅✅

6. Trivia: Christian Bale's role in the movie was played in the Disney film by Ben Kingsley, making this the second role they have in common after both playing Moses. Read a book that is a Biblical Fiction retellings. Use this list as a tool. Required - explain how the book fits the task. The Source🖍🖍🖍


message 21: by Lilisa (last edited Jul 17, 2019 06:06AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 20 - Little Women ***DONE FOR BADGE 1, REPORTED***

***DONE FOR BADGE 2, REPORTED ***

***READ FOR BADGE 3***

1. Read the book

2. Author: Louisa May Alcott said, "I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship." Read a book with a stormy cover. The Storm🖍🖍🖍

3. Actor: Lea Thompson starred in Back to the Future. Read a Time Travel book. The genre must be listed on the book's main page.Timebound 🖍🖍🖍

4. Setting: Massachusetts - Read a book set in Massachusetts. A Place for Us: A Greek Immigrant Boy's Odyssey to a New Country and an Unknown Father READ 5/30/19 - 4 stars✅✅✅

5. Genre: Classics, Historical Fiction - Read a book that is historical Fiction. The genre must be listed on the book's main page. Birdsong READ 1/26/19 - 3 stars+++ OR Children of the Jacaranda Tree OR When the Elephants Dance OR The Plum Tree✅✅✅

6. Trivia: Some people suggest that the title of the movie was meant to highlight the inferiority of women as compared to men, or, alternatively, describe the lives of simple people, "unimportant" in the social sense. Read a book with a strong female lead character. TBD Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space OREmpress of the East: How a European Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire OR Nujeen: One Girl's Incredible Journey from War-torn Syria in a Wheelchair OR Never Stop Walking: A Memoir of Finding Home Across the World OR Becoming READ 2/2/19 - 5 stars+++✅✅✅


message 22: by Lilisa (last edited Jun 24, 2019 06:30AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 21 - The Little Stranger

***READ FOR BADGE 3***

1. Read the book ❓❓❓

2. Author: Sarah Waters was born in Neyland, Pembrokeshire, Wales, The United Kingdom. Read a book that is set in Wales or is by a Welsh author.❓❓❓

4. Setting: England - Read a book set in the 1940's The Lines We Leave Behind OR Lilac Girls - READ 6/1/19 - 2 stars✅✅✅

5. Genre: Horror - Read a book that is in the Horror genre. The genre must be listed on the book's main page.❓❓❓

6. Trivia: Wonderfully mustachioed Domnhall Gleeson is Faraday, a country doctor living a quietly isolating existence. Read a book with a mustache on the cover.❓❓❓


message 23: by Lilisa (last edited Aug 19, 2019 08:46PM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 22 - The Long Home

1. Read the book.❓❓

2. Author: William Gay served in Vietnam. Read a book where a significant character served in Vietnam.❓❓❓

3. Actor: James Franco completed his private pilot's license to prepare for his role in 2006's Flyboys. Read a book where an airplane is on the cover, or the main character is a pilot.❓❓❓

4. Setting: Tennessee - Read a book set in Tennessee. This list may be used as a tool.❓❓❓

5. Genre: Southern Gothic - Read a book in the Gothic genre. The genre must be listed on the book's main page.❓❓❓

6. Trivia: Timothy Hutton, second billed, also acted in Last Holiday with Queen Latifa. Read a book where food is major theme. Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing 🖍🖍🖍


message 24: by Lilisa (last edited Aug 20, 2019 08:02PM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 23 - Mary Poppins

***READ FOR BADGE 4***

1. Read the book❓❓❓

2. Author: P.L. Travers lived to the age of 96. Read a book where the main character is human and over the age of 60. The Electric Hotel 🖍🖍🖍

3. Actor: Emily Blunt has two daughters, Hazel (born 2014) and Violet (born 2016). Read a book where "Hazel" or "Violet" is in the title or author's name. ❓❓❓

4. Setting: London - Read a book set in London, England. Bridget Jones's Diary - READ 8/20/19 - 1 star +++✅✅✅

5. Genre: Classics, Children - Read a book that is a Classics Children book. The genre must be listed on the book's main page.❓❓❓

6. Trivia: Mary Poppins flies with the aid of an umbrella. Read a book with an umbrella on the cover. The Red Umbrella🖍🖍🖍


message 25: by Lilisa (last edited Jun 24, 2019 12:44PM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 24 - Meg ***DONE BADGE 1, REPORTED***

***DONE FOR BADGE 3 - REPORTED***
**READ FOR BADGE 3***

1. Read the book❓❓❓

2. Author: Steve Alten learned his books were being taught in schools. Read a book from this list. Required - State the position of the book in the list: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1... The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East 🖍🖍🖍

3. Actor: Jason Statham began practicing kung fu, kickboxing and karate recreationally in his youth while working at local market stalls. Read a book where the theme is martial arts.❓❓❓

4. Setting: Pacific Ocean - Read a book set in the Pacific Ocean. It may be on the ocean, undersea, or on an island in the ocean.
Hawaii OR Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia - READ 4/30/19 - 4 stars+++ ✅✅✅

5. Genre: Horror - Horror can be thrilling, and I suspect this one is. Read a book that is classified as Action and/or Thriller. The genre must be listed on the book's main page. A Killer's Mind OR Colombiano - READ 6/23/19 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅

6. Trivia: Meg is a Carcharodon megalodon, the massive mother of the great white shark. Read a book with one of the species of shark's in title. Do not use the word "shark". In the case of a two word species (like great white), either word may be used. Use the top list from this site as a reference. (Great, White, Tiger, Whale, Bull, Hammerhead. Goblin. Mako, Blue, Lemon, Basking, Megamouth, Prehistoric) The Blue OR The Great Passage OR I Rode a Horse of Milk White Jade OR Alentejo Blue🖍🖍🖍


message 26: by Lilisa (last edited Jul 03, 2019 07:01PM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 25 - Monster ***READ FOR BADGE 2 REPORTED***

***DONE FOR BADGE 3 REPORTED***

***READ FOR BADGE 3***

***READ FOR BADGE 3***

1. Read the book❓❓❓

2. Author: Walker Dean Myers was raised by a woman who was German and Native American. Read a book about the First Peoples of North America. There There READ 3/29/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

3. Actor: John David Washington won a football scholarship to Morehouse College, class of 2006. Read a book with sports as a main theme. Selection Day READ 2/28/19 - 2 stars+++✅✅✅

4. Setting: New York City (Harlem) - Read a book set in New York City. Almost a Woman OR Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk - READ 7/3/19 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅

5. Genre: Crime - Read a Crime or True Crime story where an police officer or lawyer is not the main character. It may be a private detective. The genre must be listed on the book's main page. ❓❓❓

6. Trivia: A quote from the book about prison is, “They take away your shoelaces and your belt so you can’t kill yourself no matter how bad it is. I guess making you live is part of the punishment.” Read a book that is set wholly or in part in a prison. Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail OR Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman's Awakening - READ 6/9/19 - 4 stars✅✅✅


message 27: by Lilisa (last edited Jun 24, 2019 06:53AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 26 - Mortal Engines ***DONE FOR BADGE 1*** REPORTED

***READ FOR BADGE 3 REPORTED***

3. Actor: Hugo Weaving was born in Nigeria. Read a book that is set in Africa or is written by an African authorOnce We Were Brothers.Sleepwalking Land OR Dust OR There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra READ 4/4/19 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅

4. Setting: London, distant future - Read a book that is set in the future.❓❓❓

6. Trivia: This was Christian Rivers' first full feature film as a director. Read a book that is first in a series. A Cup of Friendship READ - 1/5/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅


message 28: by Lilisa (last edited Aug 16, 2019 07:37AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 27 - Nutcracker and Mouse King and the Tale of the Nutcracker ***DONE FOR BADGE 1 - REPORTED***

***DONE FOR BADGE 2 REPORTED***

***READ FOR BADGE 3***

2. Author: E.T.A. Hoffman's stories were very influential during the 19th century, and he is one of the major authors of the Romantic movement. Read a book set between 1800 - 1900. Wives and Daughters OR The Colour OR The Good Lord Bird🖍🖍🖍

3. Actor: Keira Knightley loves to collect shoes. Read a book with shoes on the cover. ❓❓❓

4. Setting: Germany - Read a book set in Germany or written by a German author. The Ragged Edge of Night - READ A Well-Tempered Heart - 6/5/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

5. Genre: Fantasy, Christmas - Read a book from the Fantasy genre. The genre must be listed on the book's main page. The Gray House OR The Night Tiger -READ 2/23/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

6. Trivia: The famous ballet was derived from this novella. Read a book with the main theme of dance. Dancer READ 1/22/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅


message 29: by Lilisa (last edited Jun 24, 2019 06:53AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 28 - Ophelia ***DONE FOR BADGE 1*** REPORTED

***DONE FOR BADGE 3*** REPORTED

2. Author: Lisa Klein wrote a sad story about a dog that got its head stuck in a mayonnaise jar in high school. Read a book with a dog or dogs as the main focus. Finding Gobi: The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey -- READ 4/13/29 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

3. Actor: Daisy Ridley has a tattoo of three stars on her left foot that she got when she was 15, a tattoo of the alchemical symbol of air on her upper right thigh, and a peace symbol tattoo behind her right ear. Read a book with a tattoo on cover or the, word "tattoo" in the title. Russian Tattoo: A Memoir 🖍🖍🖍

4. Setting: Denmark - Read a book set in Denmark or written by a Danish author. The Keeper of Lost Causes READ 1/3/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

6. Trivia: The movie was filmed in part at Kirvoklat Castle, Czech Republic which is a World Heritage Site. Read a book that has "Castle" in the title, or a castle is shown on the cover.❓❓❓


message 30: by Lilisa (last edited Jun 24, 2019 06:54AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 29 - Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart

***DONE FOR BADGE 3 - REPORTED***

2. Author: John Guy is a Tudor Historian. Read a book about the Tudors. Use this list as a tool: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/3... The White Queen 🖍🖍🖍

3. Actor: Gemma Chan - In October 2012 she witnessed a murder of a homeless gentleman outside the Putney Bridge Tube station in West London. She stayed with the gentleman while medics and police were called, but he soon expired. In September 2013 she gave evidence in the trial of the defendant. Read a book in which there is a trial.❓❓❓

4. Setting: Scotland - Read a book that is set in Scotland or written by a Scottish author. KOHINOOR: The STORY of the WORLD’S MOST INFAMOUS DIAMOND 🖍🖍🖍

5. Genre: Non-Fiction/Historical Fiction. - Read a biography about a king, queen, president, or other type of leader of a country. "Biography" must be listed on the book's main page. Leadership: In Turbulent Times - READ 4/13/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

6. Trivia: The movie was titled, "Maria Stuart" in Germany. Read a book that was written under pseudonym. Required - give the author's real name and the pseudonym.❓❓❓


message 31: by Lilisa (last edited Jun 24, 2019 06:55AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 30 - Ready Player One ***DONE FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***

***READ FOR BADGE 3 - REPORTED***

2. Author: Ernest Cline was born March 29, 1972 and is an Aries.
Revisit the Zodiac Challenge and read ONE of the tasks for Aries.

- a. Month March: Read a book with "March" in title, or set in March.
- b. Symbol Ram: Read a book with a truck on the cover or the main character drives a truck.
- c. Element Fire: Read a book with a red cover - 75%. The Paris Architect OR Red Nile: A Biography of the World's Greatest River OR A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka: A Memoir
- d. Native American Zodiac Falcon - Read a book set primarily in Iraq, Syria, or Turkey. Silent House OR The Black Book OR A Strangeness in My Mind OR The Gardener of Baghdad READ 2/18/19 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅
- e. Superhero Ares: Read a book with "God" in title, or mythology genre
- f. Actor Tim Curry: Read the book on which one of his movies was based, or a book by the same author, or a book with the same title. (Refer to the Zodiac Challenge for details.)

3. Actor: Tye Sheridan played Cyclops in X-Men. Read a book with "Eye Glasses" in title or on the cover.❓❓❓

4. Setting: Ohio & Oklahoma - Read a book set in Ohio or Oklahoma.❓❓❓

5. Genre: Science Fiction - The movie contained many eighties trivia. Read a book set in 1980's . Children of the Jacaranda Tree -- READ 5/19/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅


message 32: by Lilisa (last edited Jun 24, 2019 06:55AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 31 - Red Sparrow ***DONE FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***

1. Read the book.❓❓❓

2. Author: Jason Matthews is a retired officer of the CIA’s Operations Directorate. Read a book where the main character is a CIA or FBI agent. ❓❓❓

3. Actor: Jennifer Lawrence won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Silver Linings Playbook (2012). Read a book that was an award winner or nominee (of any kind) in 2012. Required - List the award and whether it was the winner or nominee of that award. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (2012 Goodreads award) -READ 2/15/19 - 3 stars+++ 2012 GOODREADS WINNER FOR MEMOIR AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY✅✅✅

4. Setting: Russia - Read a book set in Russia or written by a Russian author. The Last Paradise OR Daughters of the Night Sky 🖍🖍🖍

5. Genre: Action Thriller - Read a book from the first 5 pages of this list. Required - State the position of the book on the list: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/5...❓❓❓

6. Trivia: The spies utilized by the Russians were called Sparrows. Read a book with a bird on cover. A Pigeon and a Boy OR Brazil 🖍🖍🖍


message 33: by Lilisa (last edited Jun 24, 2019 06:56AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 32 - Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

*** DONE FOR BADGE 1 - REPORTED***

***DONE FOR BADGE 3 - REPORTED***

***DONE FOE BADGE 3 - REPORTED***

***DONR FOR BADGE 3 - REPORTED***

2. Author: Becky Albertalli's favourite Oreo Cookie is Double Stuf or Classic. Read a book that has "Black" or "White" in title, or where the cover is black and white as the only colours. White Rose, Black Forest READ 4/7/29 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅

3. Actor: Nick Robinson' s maternal grandfather is of Croatian descent. Revisit the Geocache challenge and read one of the 3 options for: Cathedral of St James in Croatia:

-a Read book set Croatia.
- b. Read a book with "cathedral: in title.
- c. Read a book set in the Renaissance period (14th to 17th century) The Feast of Roses - Nur Jahan 1577-1645 - READ 5/14/19 - - 5 stars✅✅✅

4. Setting: Shady Creek, Georgia - Read a book set near a river or creek. The House by the River OR Why the Dutch are Different: A Journey into the Hidden Heart of the Netherlands - READ 4/17/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

5. Genre: YA, Romance - Read a book that is classified LGBT. The genre must be listed on the book's main page. What Belongs to You READ 1/6/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

6. Trivia: The movie premiered at the Mardi Gras Film Festival. Read a book with a mask on the cover.❓❓❓


message 34: by Lilisa (last edited Jun 24, 2019 06:56AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 33 - A Simple Favor ***DONE FOR BADGE 1, REPORTED***

***DONE FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***

2. Author: Darcey Bell is a debut author. Read the debut book of any author. The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle - READ 1/22/19 - 5 stars +++✅✅✅

3. Actor: Anna Kendrick started acting in 2003. Read a book set in the 2000's. The People in Between: A Cyprus Odyssey (set in 2001...) - READ 3/19/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

4. Setting: Connecticut. - The author is from Iowa and is currently living in Chicago. Read a book set in Connecticut, Iowa, or Chicago. A Killer's Mind 🖍🖍🖍 OR Timebound

5. Genre: Mystery - Read a book that is a Psychological Thriller. The genre must be listed on the book's main page. ❓❓❓

6. Trivia: The book's rating on GR's is 3.2 and the movie's rating is 7.1. Read a book from this list. Required - state what position the book is on the list: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1... The House of the Spirits OR Wives and Daughters 🖍🖍🖍


message 35: by Lilisa (last edited Jul 20, 2019 04:55PM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 34 - The Sisters Brothers ***READ FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***

***READI FOR BADGE 3***

2. Author: Patrick deWitt. - The Sisters Brothers was a nominee for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2011. Read a book that was a Scotiabank Giller Prize winner or nominee in any year. The Colony of Unrequited Dreams 🖍🖍🖍

3. Actor: John C. Reilly and his friends stole 500 boxes of Sugar Corn Pops from a freight train. Read a book from this list. Required - state the book's position on the list: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/8...❓❓❓

4. Setting: Oregon & California - Read a book set in Oregon or California. The Burglar or The Other Americans READ - 5/23/19 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅

5. Genre: Western - Read a book that is a Western. The genre must be listed on the book's main page. The Son READ 1/27/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

6. Trivia: The Sisters brothers get caught up in the California Gold Rush. Read a book with the word "Gold" or "Rush" in the title.❓❓❓


message 36: by Lilisa (last edited Jul 26, 2019 06:42PM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments ***READ FOR BADGE 3 - REPORTED***

Book 35 - To All The Boys I've Loved Before❓❓❓

2. Author: Jenny Han earned her Masters of Fine Art Degree. Read a book with art on the cover. Claude & Camille: A Novel of Monet 🖍🖍🖍

3. Actor: Lana Condor played Jubilation "Julilee" Lee in X-men. Character is a human mutant, formerly a vampire. Read a book featuring vampire(s). The Blood Maker and the Witch's Curse - READ 5/2/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

4. Setting: Charlottesville, Virginia - Read a book set in Virginia. Use this list as a tool.❓❓❓

5. Genre: YA Romance - Read a Romance. The genre must be listed on the book's main page. The Grand Sophy 🖍🖍🖍

6. Trivia: The letters seen in the movie, including the contract, were all physically written by Lana Condor. Read a book with hands on the cover.❓❓❓


message 37: by Lilisa (last edited Jun 24, 2019 06:58AM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Book 36 - A Wrinkle in Time ***DONE FOR BADGE 2 - REPORTED***

***DONE FOR BADGE 2 REPORTED***
2. Author: Madeleine L’Engle eventually moved to Connecticut to raise the family away from the city in a small dairy farm village with more cows than people. Read a book with a rural setting. Use this list as a tool: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1... Wives and Daughters OR The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years OR Swann's Way OR The Seamstress by Frances de Pontes Peebles 🖍🖍🖍

3. Actor: Oprah Winfrey - Read a book from Oprah's Book Club or from Reese Witherspoon's Book Club. Reese was also an actor in the movie. Lists: https://static.oprah.com/images/o2/20... Daughter of Fortune
https://hello-sunshine.com/post/reese... OR Where the Crawdads Sing READ 2/16/19 - 4 stars+++✅✅✅

4. Setting: Alien Planet - Read a book about explorers. They don't need to be space explorers. The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon - READ 2/22/19 - 3 stars+++✅✅✅

6. Trivia: The cast and crew shot scenes in New Zealand for two weeks. During shooting, they were treated to a traditional Maori powhiri and karakia by the indigenous people of New Zealand. The cast and crew enjoyed shooting in New Zealand and frequently spoke about their love for the country. Read a book about Indigenous people of New Zealand or Australia. The Whale Rider 🖍🖍🖍


message 38: by Lilisa (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments 1. Badge 1, Book 1
2. Movie - Between Shades of Gray
3. Task - trivia
4. Link - Snow
5. Listened to the audiobook, hardcover edition is 438 pages
6. Read a book that has "Ashes" or " Snow" in title
7. How the book fits the task: has "Snow" in title
8. No specifications


message 39: by Lilisa (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments 1. Badge 1, Book 2
2. Movie - Mortal Engines
3. Task - trivia
4. Link - A Cup of Friendship
5. Read the book, hardcover edition is 304 pages
6. Read a book that is first in a series
7. How the book fits the task: it's the first in a two-series book (The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul #1)
8. No specifications


message 40: by Lilisa (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments 1. Badge 1, Book 3
2. Movie - Ophelia
3. Task - setting
4. Link - The Keeper of Lost Causes
5. Read the book, hardcover edition is 400 pages
6. Read a book set in Denmark or written by a Danish author
7. How the book fits the task: the book is set in Denmark (and written by a Danish author)
8. No specifications


message 41: by Lilisa (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments 1. Badge 1, Book 4
2. Movie - Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
3. Task - Genre
4. Link - What Belongs to You
5. Read the e-book, hardcover edition is 194 pages
6. Read a book that is classified as LGBT
7. How the book fits the task: the books is classified as LGBT
8. LGBT must be listed on the book's main page - link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
(Janice - did I do this right?)


message 42: by Janice, Moderator (new)

Janice (jamasc) | 50041 comments Yes, you did, Lilisa. You don't need to link to the main book page to verify that the genre is on it. I work on the honour system. If you say it is, I will count it.

You've got a great start on the challenge!


message 43: by Lilisa (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments Janice wrote: "Yes, you did, Lilisa. You don't need to link to the main book page to verify that the genre is on it. I work on the honour system. If you say it is, I will count it.

You've got a great start on t..."


Lovely, thanks Janice!


message 44: by Lilisa (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments 1. Badge 1, Book 5
2. Movie - 12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers
3. Task - Genre
4. Link - All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir
5. Read the book, hardcover edition is 240 pages
6. Read a book that's classified as non-fiction
7. How the book fits the task: the book is classified as non-fiction
8. No specifications


message 45: by Lilisa (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments 1. Badge 1, Book 6
2. Movie - Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identify, Faith, and Family
3. Task - Setting
4. Link - The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
5. Listened to the audiobook, hardcover edition is 256 pages
6. Read a book set in Arkansas or NYC
7. How the book fits the task: book is in NYC
8. No specifications


message 46: by Lilisa (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments 1. Badge 1, Book 7
2. Movie - The Jungle Book
3. Task - Setting
4. Link - The Epic City: The World on the Streets of Calcutta
5. Read the hardcover book, hardcover edition is 238 pages
6. Read a book set in India or by an Indian author
7. How the book fits the task: book is set in India (and is by an Indian author)
8. No specifications


message 47: by Lilisa (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments 1. Badge 1, Book 8
2. Movie - Meg
3. Task - Trivia
4. Link - White Dog Fell from the Sky
5. Read the hardcover book, hardcover edition is 368 pages
6. Read a book with one of the species of a shark in the title
7. How the book fits the task: has "white" in title (for "great white")
8. No specifications


message 48: by Lilisa (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments 1. Badge 1, Book 9
2. Movie - Every Day
3. Task - Author
4. Link Washington Black
5. Listened to the audiobook, hardcover book is 339 pages
6. Read a book by an author whose first book was published in 2000 or later
7. How the book fits the task: Esi Edugyan's debut novel The Second Life of Samuel Tyne was published in 2004
8. No specifications


message 49: by Lilisa (last edited Jan 23, 2019 08:15PM) (new)

Lilisa | 2465 comments 1. Badge 1, Book 10
2. Movie - Nutcracker and Mouse King and the Tale of the Nutcracker
3. Task - Trivia
4. Link -Dancer
5. Read the hardcover book, hardcover edition is 336 pages
6. Read a book with the main theme of dance
7. How the book fits the task: Dancer is about the Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev
8. No specifications


message 50: by Janice, Moderator (new)

Janice (jamasc) | 50041 comments That was the book that popped into my mind when I wrote that task. Did you enjoy it?


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