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message 1: by MK (last edited Mar 25, 2019 12:47PM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments BINGO BOARD - MK's Bingo Titles 2019 in Bookcovers Form

1: B1. Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe I1. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett N1. G1. Monk's Hood (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #3) by Ellis Peters O1. The Chimes by Charles Dickens

2: B2. The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill I2. Moving On by Sara Steger N2. The Adventures of Brother Arcadius and Pangur Ban 11 Tales by Margaret Nagel G2. Saint Peter's Fair (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #4) by Ellis Peters O2. The Children of Men by P.D. James

3: B3. Beowulf by Rosemary Sutcliff I3. Murder in the Cathedral by T.S. Eliot N3. The Forest Laird A Tale of William Wallace by Jack Whyte G3. Trials of the Earth The True Story of a Pioneer Woman by Mary Mann Hamilton O3.

4: B4. Lord of the Flies by William Golding I4. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann N4. Beowulf by Unknown G4. Beowulf by Unknown O4. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

5: B5. A Grain of Wheat by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o I5. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson N5. G5. The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge, #1) by Ken Follett O5. Thomas Becket Warrior, Priest, Rebel by John Guy


BINGO BOARD - MK's Bingo Authors 2019 in Portraits Form

1: B1. Daniel Defoe I1. Dashiell Hammett N1. Various G1. Ellis Peters O1. Charles Dickens

2: B2. Kelly Barnhill I2. N2. G2. Ellis Peters O2. P.D. James

3: B3. Rosemary Sutcliff I3. Various N3. Jack Whyte G3. O3. Various

4: B4. Various I4. Colum McCann N4. Kevin Crossley-Holland G4. T.S. Eliot O4. Various

5: B5. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o I5. Robert Louis Stevenson N5. Various G5. Ken Follett O5. John Guy




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message 2: by MK (last edited Apr 29, 2019 05:19AM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments .
The Leper of Saint Giles (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael #5)
Second Foundation
Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
Foundation and Empire
Foundation
Son
Messenger
Gathering Blue
The Giver
Journey to the Centre of the Earth, A
Maw, The
Grendel
Spade & Archer
Amongst Women
Flush

MK's 2019 Books, Alphabetical -
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message 3: by MK (last edited Mar 25, 2019 12:54PM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments BINGO BOARD - MK's Bingo Titles 2019 in List Form

B1: 18th Century or Earlier Classic - Moll Flanders
B2: Book Chosen by the Cover - The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Newbery award book)
B3: European Classic - Beowulf (for kids, Sutcliff)
B4: Telegraph’s 100 Novels List
B5: 20th Century Classic - A Grain of Wheat

I1: Book from the Group’s Bookshelf Prior to 2019 - The Maltese Falcon
I2: New-to-You Author - Moving On
I3: Classic Play
I4: Literary Prize of Your Country - Let the Great World Spin
I5: Classic on Your Bookshelf For over a Year - Treasure Island

N1: South American Classic
N2: Short Story Collection - The Adventures of Brother Arcadius and Pangur Ban: 11 Tales
N3: FREE SPACE - The Forest Laird: A Tale of William Wallace
N4: Poetry or Essay Collection - Beowulf (Crossley-Holland translation)
N5: Asian Classic

G1: Winner of a Foreign Literary Prize - Monk's Hood
G2: Classic By a Female Author - Saint Peter's Fair
G3: Classic Non-fiction - Trials of the Earth: The True Story of a Pioneer Woman
G4: Written by Nobel Laureate - Murder in the Cathedral
G5: Book from the Group's 2019 Bookshelf - The Pillars of the Earth

O1: 19th Century Classic - The Chimes
O2: Classic Sci-fi or Fantasy - The Children of Men
O3: Classic Comedy or Satire
O4: Classic Romance
O5: 21st Century Potential Classic - Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel


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BINGO BOARD - MK's Bingo Authors 2019 in List Form

B1: 18th Century or Earlier Classic - Daniel Defoe
B2: Book Chosen by the Cover - Kelly Barnhill
B3: European Classic - Rosemary Sutcliff
B4: Telegraph’s 100 Novels List
B5: 20th Century Classic - Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

I1: Book from the Group’s Bookshelf Prior to 2019 - Dashiell Hammett
I2: New-to-You Author - Sara Steger
I3: Classic Play -
I4: Literary Prize of Your Country - Colum McCann
I5: Classic on Your Bookshelf For over a Year - Robert Louis Stevenson

N1: South American Classic
N2: Short Story Collection - Margaret Nagel
N3: FREE SPACE - Jack Whyte
N4: Poetry or Essay Collection - Kevin Crossley-Holland
N5: Asian Classic

G1: Winner of a Foreign Literary Prize - Ellis Peters
G2: Classic By a Female Author - Ellis Peters
G3: Classic Non-fiction - Mary Mann Hamilton
G4: Written by Nobel Laureate - T.S. Eliot
G5: Book from the Group's 2019 Bookshelf - Ken Follett

O1: 19th Century Classic - Charles Dickens
O2: Classic Sci-fi or Fantasy - P.D. James
O3: Classic Comedy or Satire
O4: Classic Romance
O5: 21st Century Potential Classic - John Guy


message 4: by MK (last edited Feb 03, 2019 04:09AM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments .

MK's 2019 Books

MK's Books - 2019 Reading Challenge

MK's Books - correct edition #s


MK's 2019 Challenge Threads (or Posts) ...

A-Z Author Challenge
A-Z Title Challenge
Classic Bingo Challenge
Old & New Classic Challenge
Reading George Eliot 2019 Challenge
Quest for Women Authors Challenge


MK's Other Challenge Threads (or Posts) ...

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message 5: by MK (last edited Mar 25, 2019 12:55PM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments .


MK's Bingo Titles 2019 in List Form

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message 6: by MK (last edited Mar 22, 2019 05:24PM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments .


MK's Bingo Titles 2019 in List Form, cont'd

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message 7: by MK (last edited Mar 25, 2019 12:57PM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments .


MK's Bingo Titles 2019 in Bookcovers Form

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message 8: by MK (last edited Mar 22, 2019 05:26PM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments .


MK's Bingo Titles 2019 in Bookcovers Form, cont'd

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message 9: by Katy, New School Classics (new)

Katy (kathy_h) | 9333 comments Mod
Have fun with this one.


message 10: by MK (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments ty, Katy :)


message 11: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4850 comments Mod
Well organized, wow!


message 12: by Angie (new)

Angie | 572 comments I love the idea of doing author portraits. Potentially stealing that idea!


message 13: by MK (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments LOL, Bob! It's easy to make a clean slate look organized ;-).

Angie, go for it! (I hate the way it looks when you start adding some in, when there's not a 'placeholder' :-p


message 14: by MK (last edited Mar 25, 2019 01:00PM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments .


MK's Bingo Authors 2019 in List Form

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message 15: by MK (last edited Mar 22, 2019 05:29PM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments .


MK's Bingo Authors 2019 in List Form, cont'd

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message 16: by MK (last edited Mar 25, 2019 12:50PM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments .


MK's Bingo Authors 2019 in Portrait Form

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message 17: by MK (last edited Mar 22, 2019 05:30PM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments .


MK's Bingo Authors 2019 in Portrait Form, cont'd

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message 18: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 2919 comments Mod
I like your space holders on the Bingo board. I make mistakes trying to just use O in the spot.


message 19: by MK (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments Lynn wrote: "I like your space holders on the Bingo board. I make mistakes trying to just use O in the spot."

Thx! Swipe them, they keep the columns and rows lined up, which pleases me :p


message 20: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4850 comments Mod
Five finished, you've been busy.


message 21: by MK (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments Bob wrote: "Five finished, you've been busy."

I have, I guess! ^-^
One was short; one was a listen, a re-read; three were compulsively readable! *grin*


message 22: by MK (last edited Feb 19, 2019 04:21AM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments I had put The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill into slot B2 'Book Chosen by the Cover', but I just noticed, if I move it instead to I4 'Literary Prize of Your Country', I get my first Bingo :).

So for now, B5, I4, N3, G2, O1 are slotted with:

One Corpse Too Many (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #2) by Ellis Peters The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill The Girl Who Drank the Moon by B.C. Dee Saint Peter's Fair (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #4) by Ellis Peters The Chimes by Charles Dickens

B5. One Corpse Too Many, by Ellis Peters
I4. The Girl Who Drank the Moon, by Kelly Barnhill (Newbery book)
N3. The Girl Who Drank the Moon, by B.C. Dee (picture book)
G2. Saint Peter's Fair, by Ellis Peters
O1. The Chimes, by Charles Dickens

... giving me my first (of 13 possible) level one bingos :). I can see books get moved around alot throughout the year, so I don't know how the board will end the year, but for right now:

(1 of 13) Level One Bingo, Five-In-A-Row, diagonal:
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message 23: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4850 comments Mod
Nice job. Congrats.


message 24: by MK (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments TY :)


message 25: by Sara, Old School Classics (new)

Sara (phantomswife) | 4818 comments Mod
Congrats on having a bingo already! Impressive.


message 26: by MK (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments haha! TY :)

So silly the delight lining them all up in a row was. With a picture book in the free space, it really made me giggle. I coulda swapped the free space for one of the other books, but it cracked me up.

lol


message 27: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 1549 comments Congrats on your first bingo.
I like the way you have included the authors' photos too.


message 28: by MK (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments TY, Rosemarie! :)


message 29: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 2919 comments Mod
Congratulations! A diagonal Bingo.


message 30: by MK (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments TY, Lynn! :)


message 31: by Lotte (new)

Lotte | 196 comments Congrats on the first bingo! I'm also impressed by your organising skills.


message 32: by MK (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments TY, Lotte! :)


message 33: by MK (last edited Feb 19, 2019 04:22AM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments I haven't done any swapping around of books yet, but I did add in two more books, Moll Flanders in the top left corner, and The Martian, in the bottom right corner:

Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe The Chimes by Charles Dickens One Corpse Too Many (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #2) by Ellis Peters The Martian by Andy Weir

B1: Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
O1: The Chimes by Charles Dickens
B5: One Corpse Too Many by Ellis Peters
O5: The Martian by Andy Weir

... giving me my second (of 13 possible) level one bingos :). I can see books get moved around alot throughout the year, so I don't know how the board will end the year, but for right now:


(2 of 13) Level One Bingo, Four Corners: Mark off the four outside corners of the Bingo board:

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message 34: by MK (last edited Mar 15, 2019 04:06PM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments I did add in three more books, and swapped out one of my Cadfael (because there were three) books for A Grain of Wheat (which was a re-read for me. The swap was the bottom left corner, the three adds were Zodiac in I2, Murder in the Cathedral in G4, and Beowulf (Sutcliff edition) in B3.

Zodiac by Neal Stephenson A Grain of Wheat by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Murder in the Cathedral by T.S. Eliot Beowulf by Rosemary Sutcliff

Swapping out one of the Cadfael's brings my total number of books read, but not in the Bingo Board, to five:

Not In Bingo Board
Beowulf (for kids, Kevin Crossley-Holland, 1999, Charles Keeping (Illustrator))
The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (Heritage Press hardback)
Moll Flanders (Signet Classics paperback)
Moll Flanders (Penguin Classics paperback)
One Corpse Too Many

I thought about putting the Beowulf for kids, or the third Cadfael in place of the picture book for the "Free Space", but it still makes me giggle having it in the middle, so there it stays (for now, I have another I have in mind to put there, when I finish the book).

I had originally intended to slot Murder ... in the 'Classic Play' slot, but unbeknownst to me, until I was reading the author bio, T.S. Eliot was a Nobel Laureate. So, since slotting it there gave me a third bingo, that's where I put the book :).

Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe Zodiac by Neal Stephenson The Girl Who Drank the Moon by B.C. Dee Murder in the Cathedral by T.S. Eliot The Martian by Andy Weir

B1: Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
I2: Zodiac by Neal Stephenson
N3: The Girl Who Drank the Moon by B.C. Dee
G4: Murder in the Cathedral by T.S. Eliot
O5: The Martian by Andy Weir

... giving me my third (of 13 possible) level one bingos - an also an "X"! (which is not a bingo :-p) :). I can see books get moved around a lot throughout the year, so I don't know how the board will end the year, but for right now:


(3 of 13) Level One Bingo, Five-In-A-Row, diagonal:

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message 35: by Sara, Old School Classics (new)

Sara (phantomswife) | 4818 comments Mod
Oh My! This comes very close to doing math, and I don't do math. lol. I am having as much fun watching your board as I am filling mine.


message 36: by MK (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments LOL!!
Boxes and columns, that's my thing ;-)

It's oddly satisfying :D


message 37: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4850 comments Mod
You do know that you put a big old "X" on your Bingo card. It looks like a word search puzzle, :)


message 38: by MK (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments Bob wrote: "You do know that you put a big old "X" on your Bingo card. It looks like a word search puzzle, :)"

I do know about the "X". It made me giggle :D
LOL I like the word search puzzle .... yup, I can see it now


message 39: by MK (last edited Feb 19, 2019 07:45AM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments To maintain the symmetry, it'd be awful nice if I1 and O3 filled themselves in next ;-)


edit - hm. I'm reading I1 right now (Maltese Falcon), anyone got a good comedy or satire for O3? :D

(edit x 2 ... maybe Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court! Always wanted to read that one ... )


message 40: by MK (last edited Mar 15, 2019 05:10PM) (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments I added in five more books, and did a couple swaps. One of the swaps was to sub in a new book, and one of the swaps was to move a book from one square to another, so I could add in a new book.

I ended up swapping out the picture book I'd had in the center spot for "Free Space", adding in a new book (Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel, by John Guy) because I really loved that book, more than the picture book made me giggle to have it in there ;-). I had originally intended to eventually swap out the picture book for a different book, but Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel won out over that one, too. ;-)

The other swap moved The Girl Who Drank the Moon back to B2 "Book Chosen By the Cover", and adding into the space cleared, I4 "Literary Prize of your country", a book by Colum McCann, which won several awards, among them the National Book Award for 2009. The book is Let the Great World Spin.

Besides Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel, and Let the Great World Spin, the other three new adds in are:

- The Maltese Falcon, by Dashiell Hammett in spot "I1 Book from the Group’s Bookshelf Prior to 2019"
- Beowulf, translated by Kevin Crossley-Holland, introduced by Bruce Mitchell in spot "N4 Poetry or Essay Collection". I've read three unabridged 'grown-up' translations of Beowulf so far, and so far, this one is my favorite of the unabridged versions. I still have a few more I'm reading, tho, so we'll see :).
- The Adventures of Brother Arcadius and Pangur Ban: 11 Tales, by Margaret Nagel in spot "N2: Short Story Collection".
Thomas Becket Warrior, Priest, Rebel by John Guy Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett Beowulf by Unknown The Adventures of Brother Arcadius and Pangur Ban 11 Tales by Margaret Nagel

Swapping out one of the picture book brings my total number of books read, but not in the Bingo Board, to thirteen:

Not In Bingo Board
Beowulf (paperback, for kids, Kevin Crossley-Holland, 1999, Charles Keeping (Illustrator) )
Beowulf (graphic novel, Gareth Hinds)
Beowulf (kindle, Rebsamen translation)
Beowulf the Warrior (hardcover, for kids, Ian Serraillier, Severin (Illustrator) )
Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary (Tolkien translation)
Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders, The (Heritage Press hardback)
Beowulf (hardcover, for kids, Michael Morpurgo, Michael Foreman (Illustrator) )
Girl Who Drank the Moon, The (rhyming picture book)
Kid Beowulf: The Blood-Bound Oath (#1)
Maltese Falcon, The (audiobook CD)
Moll Flanders (Signet Classics paperback)
Moll Flanders (Penguin Classics paperback)
One Corpse Too Many



(4 of 13) Level One Bingo, Five-In-A-Row, horizontal across "the 2s":

B2: Book Chosen by the Cover - The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
I2: New-to-You Author - Zodiac by Neal Stephenson
N2: Short Story Collection - The Adventures of Brother Arcadius and Pangur Ban: 11 Tales by Margaret Nagel
G2: Classic By a Female Author - Saint Peter's Fair by Ellis Peters
O2: Classic Sci-fi or Fantasy - The Children of Men by P.D. James

... giving me my fourth (of 13 possible) level one bingos :). I can see books get moved around a lot throughout the year, so I don't know how the board will end the year, but for right now:

BINGO BOARD - MK's Bingo Titles 2019 in Bookcovers Form - Mar 15, 2019

1: B1. Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe I1. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett N1. G1. Monk's Hood (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #3) by Ellis Peters O1. The Chimes by Charles Dickens

2: B2. The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill I2. Zodiac by Neal Stephenson N2. The Adventures of Brother Arcadius and Pangur Ban 11 Tales by Margaret Nagel G2. Saint Peter's Fair (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #4) by Ellis Peters O2. The Children of Men by P.D. James

3: B3. Beowulf by Rosemary Sutcliff I3. N3. Thomas Becket Warrior, Priest, Rebel by John Guy G3. O3.

4: B4. I4. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann N4. Beowulf by Unknown G4. Murder in the Cathedral by T.S. Eliot O4.

5: B5. A Grain of Wheat by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o I5. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson N5. G5. The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge, #1) by Ken Follett O5. The Martian by Andy Weir


BINGO BOARD - MK's Bingo Authors 2019 in Portraits Form - Mar 15, 2019

1: B1. Daniel Defoe I1. Dashiell Hammett N1. Various G1. Ellis Peters O1. Charles Dickens

2: B2. Kelly Barnhill I2. Neal Stephenson N2. G2. Ellis Peters O2. P.D. James

3: B3. Rosemary Sutcliff I3. Various N3. John Guy G3. Various O3. Various

4: B4. Various I4. Colum McCann N4. Kevin Crossley-Holland G4. T.S. Eliot O4. Various

5: B5. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o I5. Robert Louis Stevenson N5. Various G5. Ken Follett O5. Andy Weir


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message 41: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 2919 comments Mod
MK wrote: "I added in five more books, and did a couple swaps. One of the swaps was to sub in a new book, and one of the swaps was to move a book from one square to another, so I could add in a new book.

I ..."


I see 4 Bingos and you are very close to covering the entire card. Great job!


message 42: by MK (new)

MK (wisny) | 2993 comments TY, Miss Lynn!! :))


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