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message 1: by Sam (last edited Feb 05, 2019 11:40AM) (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 1 - completed

1. 12 Strong - Genre - Talking with Female Serial Killers - A chilling study of the most evil women in the world
2. Between Shades of Gray - Author - Return to the House of Usher
3. Boy Erased - Author - Witches
4. Every Day - Trivia - Biggles Gets His Men
5. Forever My Girl - Actor - The War on Women
6. The Girl in the Spider's Web - Author - Not Dead Yet
7. Little Women - Trivia - Spell Bound
8. The Little Stranger - Setting - The Tattooist of Auschwitz
9. The Long Home - Trivia - River Cafe 30: Simple Italian recipes from an iconic restaurant
10. Monster - Genre - The Hangmans Tale: Memoirs Of A Public Executioner
11. Mortal Engines - Trivia - November's Past
12. Red Sparrow - Trivia - Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm


message 2: by Sam (last edited Mar 19, 2019 02:52PM) (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2 - completed

1. Meg - Genre - Athabasca
2. The Sisters Brothers - Actor - Thud!
3. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Genre - Partisans. Alistair MacLean
4. Annihilation - Author - Our Angry Earth
5. A Wrinkle in Time - Author - What Katy Did
6. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Author - The Diary of a Bookseller
7. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Setting - The Island of Doctor Moreau
8. Monster - Setting - Days of Panic
9. Juliet, Naked - Actor - How to Complain
10. The House with a Clock in Its Walls - Setting - The Marvellous Land of Oz
11. Mortal Engines - Setting - The Last Librarian
12. The Little Stranger - Author - Welsh History

13. Forever My Girl - Trivia - The Shell Book Of Country Crafts
14. 12 Strong - Trivia - Horse keepers encyclopedia
15. Mortal Engines - Genre - Nefertiti's Heart
16. Queen of Scots - Actor - The Thrill of Evil
17. Crazy Rich Asians - Author - Home Winemaking The Right Way
18. To All The Boys I've Loved Before - Actor - The Vampiric Housewife
19. The Little Stranger - Genre - Feckless Tales of Supernatural, Paranormal, and Downright Presumptuous Ilk
20. The House with a Clock in Its Walls - Trivia - The Coral Island
21. 12 Strong - Author - Stone Groove
22. The Jungle Book - Author - Running the Maze
23. A Simple Favour - Author - The Runaway Jury
24. A Simple Favour - Trivia - The First One to Die


message 3: by Sam (last edited Jul 14, 2019 01:07PM) (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Reserved (Badge 3) - completed

1. The Darkest Minds - Setting - Mein Kampf: My Struggle
2. Meg - Trivia - The Eye of the Tiger
3. The Sisters Brothers - Setting - Deadly Proof
4. Crazy Rich Asians - Genre - Does My Bum Look Big In This?
5. The Jungle Book - Actor - The Conveyancing Fraud
6. Fahrenheit 451 - Book - Fahrenheit 451
7. Annihilation - Genre - After the Cure
8. The Darkest Minds - Trivia - Night Nurse Lucy
9. Nutcracker and Mouse King and the Tale of the Nutcracker - Genre - Away From Whipplethorn
10. Juliet, Naked - Trivia - Inferno: Robert Langdon Book 4- Film tie-in
11. Fifty Shades Freed - Author - Graveyard Shift
12. Ophelia - Trivia - The Boys of Castle Cliff School

13. Ready Player One - Setting - Where the Hurt Is
14. Ophelia - Author - Newfoundland
15. A Simple Favour - Setting - Waiting Season
16. Mary Poppins - Setting - The Maid’s Secret
17. Bel Canto - Actor - The Children's Bible in Colour
18. Monster - Trivia - The Lost Get-Back Boogie
19. Fifty Shades Freed - Setting - Resurrection
20. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda - Setting - Never Fear
21. Between Shades of Gray - Genre - Bloody Brilliant Women: The Pioneers, Revolutionaries and Geniuses Your History Teacher Forgot to Mention
22. Little Women - Author - Point Of No Return
23. Red Sparrow - Setting - Fifty enthralling stories of the mysterious East
24. Ophelia - Actor - The Falcon Tattoo

25. Fifty Shades Freed - Actor - The Prodigal Daughter
26. Queen of Scots - Trivia - Brat Farrar
27. The House with a Clock in the Walls - Author - Bloody River Blues
28. Mary Poppins - Actor - Her Name was Violet
29. Forever My Girl - Author - Fires of Alexandria
30. Queen of Scots - Setting - The Golden Gate
31. Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda - Author - Black Beauty
32. Ready Player One - Genre - The Hot Zone: The Chilling True Story of an Ebola Outbreak
33. Annihilation - Setting - June's Troubles
34. The Death Cure - Genre - Uncanny Valley
35. First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong - Actor - A Little History of Canada
36. Every Day - Actor - The Lost Girl


message 4: by Sam (last edited Dec 31, 2019 09:46AM) (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Reserved (Badge 4) - not completed

1. A Wrinkle in Time - Actor - A Tale of Two Cities
2. Ready Player One - Author - The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick's Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption
3. Red Sparrow - Author - Blood Runs Cold
4. Boy Erased - Setting - Beasts of New York: A Children's Book for Grown-Ups
5. Fahrenheit 451 - Trivia - The Story of a Modern Woman
6. To All The Boys I've Loved Before - Genre - Remember Me
7. The Girl in the Spider's Web - Genre - The Alienist
8. Boy Erased - Genre - Hovel In The Hills: An Account Of `The Simple Life
9. Every Day - Author - Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
10. Juliet, Naked - Setting - Cookies and Scream
11. The Sisters Brothers - Genre - Longshot Into The West
12. Little Women - Genre - Kidnapped

13. First Man - Author - Night of the Fox
14. The Little Stranger - Trivia - Ted Bundy: Conversations with a Killer
15. Monster - Author - Two Rivers
16. To All the Boys I've Loved Before - Genre - Maids of Misfortune
17. Every Day - Setting - Witchfinders
18. The Girl in the Spider's Web - Setting - The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
19. Ready Player One - Book - Ready Player One
20. Red Sparrow - Genre - Patriot Games
21. The Darkest Mind - Actor - The Witch's Tower
22. Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda - Actor - Wolf's Head
23. Nutcracker and Mouse King and the Tale of the Nutcracker - Setting - You Are My Sunshine
24. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Trivia - Flowers on the grass

25. Crazy Rich Asians - Setting - Bitter Leaves
26. The Little Stranger - Actor - Cut
27. To All the Boys I've Loved Before - Trivia - Familiar Spirits
28. Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda - Trivia - Creed
29. Every Day - Genre - Northern Lights
30. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Actor - The Murder at Sissingham Hall
31. Monster - Actor - Nobody Beats Us: The Inside Story of the 1970s Wales Rugby Team
32. 12 Strong - Actor - Season of Doubt
33. Boy Erased - Actor - The Book of Hidden Things
34. The Long Home - Setting - Mourning Dove
35. The Sisters Brothers - Trivia - Powdered Gold: Templars and the American Ark of the Covenant
36. Bel Canto - Author - The Pelican Brief / A Time To Kill

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message 5: by Sam (last edited Dec 31, 2019 09:47AM) (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Reserved (Badge 5) - not started


message 6: by Cherie (new)

Cherie (crobins0) | 19964 comments Love the title!!!


message 7: by Roz (new)

Roz | 3623 comments Terrific title, Sam!


message 8: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Thanks both :-D


message 9: by Sam (last edited Jan 07, 2019 04:25AM) (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 1, Book 1

Movie: The Girl in the Spider's Web
Task: Author
Book Link: Not Dead Yet
Not Dead Yet by Clare Crawford
Number of Pages: 189
Summary of Task: Using the letters in "David Lagercrantz" make a word of at least 3 letters long. Read a book with that exact word in it.
How Fits: Dead in the title
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 10: by Janice, Moderator (new)

Janice (jamasc) | 48675 comments Woohoo! First book reported. :)


message 11: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Thanks Janice! It is always a joy to get that first one done and reported, almost as good as the last one :-)


message 12: by Janice, Moderator (new)

Janice (jamasc) | 48675 comments So true!


message 13: by Cherie (new)

Cherie (crobins0) | 19964 comments Yay, Sam!


message 14: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 1, Book 2

Movie: The Little Stranger
Task: Setting
Book Link: The Tattooist of Auschwitz
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
Number of Pages: 320
Summary of Task: Read a book set in the 1940's
How Fits: Set between 1942 and 1945
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 15: by Sam (last edited Jan 13, 2019 08:02AM) (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 1, Book 3

Movie: Between Shades of Gray
Task: Author
Book Link: Return to the House of Usher
Return to the House of Usher by Robert Poe
Number of Pages: 288
Summary of Task: Read a book with "tree" or "house" in the title.
How Fits: House is in the title
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 16: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 1, Book 4

Movie: Red Sparrow
Task: Trivia
Book Link: Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm
Wilding The Return of Nature to a British Farm by Isabella Tree
Number of Pages: 384 (384)
Summary of Task: Read a book with a bird on cover
How Fits: Nightingale on the cover
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 17: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 1, Book 5

Movie: Boy Erased: A Memoir
Task: Author
Book Link: Witches
Witches by Erica Jong
Number of Pages: 176 (176)
Summary of Task: Read a book with a single word title.
How Fits: One word title
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 18: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 1, Book 6

Movie: Little Women
Task: Trivia
Book Link: Spell Bound
Spell Bound (Women of the Otherworld, #12) by Kelley Armstrong
Number of Pages: 339
Summary of Task: Read a book with a strong female lead character
How Fits: Book revolves around Savannah Levine, a 21 year old witch determined to do things her way, regardless of who she annoys / upsets in the process.
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 19: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 1, Book 7

Movie: The Long Home
Task: Trivia
Book Link: River Cafe 30: Simple Italian recipes from an iconic restaurant
River Cafe 30 Simple Italian recipes from an iconic restaurant by Ruth Rogers
Number of Pages: 320
Summary of Task: Read a book where food is major theme
How Fits: It's all about food, making food, eating food, bringing people together with food, even photographing food
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 20: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 1, Book 8

Movie: Mortal Engines
Task: Trivia
Book Link: November's Past
November's Past (Larry Macklin Mysteries #1) by A.E. Howe
Number of Pages: 193 (210)
Summary of Task: Read a book that is first in a series
How Fits: It is the first in the Larry Macklin Mysteries series
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 21: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 1, Book 9

Movie: Every Day
Task: Trivia
Book Link: Biggles Gets His Men
Biggles Gets His Men by W.E. Johns
Number of Pages: 189
Summary of Task: Read a book where the title starts with the letter "B".
How Fits: Title starts with Biggles
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 22: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 1, Book 10

Movie: Monster
Task: Genre
Book Link: The Hangmans Tale: Memoirs Of A Public Executioner
The Hangmans Tale Memoirs Of A Public Executioner by Syd Dernley
Number of Pages: 207
Summary of Task: Read a Crime or True Crime story where an police officer or lawyer is not the main character.
How Fits: True life account of a hangman and the criminals he dispatched
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 23: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 1, Book 11

Movie: 12 Strong
Task: Genre
Book Link: Talking with Female Serial Killers - A chilling study of the most evil women in the world
Talking with Female Serial Killers - A chilling study of the most evil women in the world by Christopher Berry-Dee
Number of Pages: 302
Summary of Task: Read a book that is non-fiction.
How Fits: Tells of real-life serial killers and murderers
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 24: by Sarah, Moderator (new)

Sarah | 18188 comments Good going Sam. I noticed you had a very different reading experience of The Tattooist of Auschwitz to those in the buddy read. I still have it to read.


message 25: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Sarah wrote: "Good going Sam. I noticed you had a very different reading experience of The Tattooist of Auschwitz to those in the buddy read. I still have it to read."

Oh I didn't even realise it was a buddy read! I think it comes down to what you expect from it at the start looking at some of the reviews I've seen. I'd definitely recommend it though.


message 26: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 1, Book 12

Movie: Forever My Girl
Task: Actor
Book Link: The War on Women
The War on Women by Sue Lloyd-Roberts
Number of Pages: 320 (320)
Summary of Task: Read a book that was first published in 2016.
How Fits: First published August 2016
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 27: by Cherie (new)

Cherie (crobins0) | 19964 comments Congratulations, Sam!


message 28: by Janice, Moderator (new)

Janice (jamasc) | 48675 comments Congrats on finishing the first badge. :)


message 29: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Thanks both :-D


message 30: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 1

Movie: Meg
Task: Genre
Book Link: Athabasca
Athabasca by Alistair MacLean
Number of Pages: 252
Summary of Task: Read a book that is classified as Action and/or Thriller.
How Fits: Thriller on main book page
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 31: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 2

Movie: The Sisters Brothers
Task: Actor
Book Link: Thud!
Thud! (Discworld, #34) by Terry Pratchett
Number of Pages: 453 (362)
Summary of Task: Read a book from this list. Required - state the book's position on the list
How Fits: It's on the list
Specifications of Task: Position 193 at start (25/01/2019)


message 32: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 3

Movie: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Task: Genre
Book Link: Partisans. Alistair MacLean
Partisans. Alistair MacLean by Alistair MacLean
Number of Pages: 291
Summary of Task: Read a book that is listed as Historical Fiction - War. Both genres must be listed on the main book page.
How Fits: Historical Fiction and War on main book page
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 33: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 4

Movie: A Wrinkle in Time
Task: Author
Book Link: What Katy Did
What Katy Did by Susan Coolidge
Number of Pages: 247
Summary of Task: Read a book with a rural setting
How Fits: It has a rural setting and is on the list provided
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 34: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 5

Movie: Annihilation
Task: Author
Book Link: Our Angry Earth
Our Angry Earth by Isaac Asimov
Number of Pages: 429
Summary of Task: Read a book from the list, Best Environmental Books. Required: State the position the book is on the list
How Fits: It is on the list provided
Specifications of Task: P505 on the 01/02/19


message 35: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 6

Movie: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Task: Author
Book Link: The Diary of a Bookseller
The Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell
Number of Pages: 310
Summary of Task: Read a book about a library or book shop.
How Fits: It is about a guy that runs a bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 36: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 7

Movie: Monster
Task: Setting
Book Link: Days of Panic
Days of Panic (EMP Survival Series, #1) by Jack Hunt
Number of Pages: 386 (386)
Summary of Task: Read a book set in New York City.
How Fits: The first half of the book is set in NYC
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 37: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 8

Movie: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Task: Setting
Book Link: The Island of Doctor Moreau
The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells
Number of Pages: 188
Summary of Task: Read a book set on an island.
How Fits: It is set on an island
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 38: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 9

Movie: Juliet, Naked
Task: Actor
Book Link: How to Complain
How to Complain by Mel Stein
Number of Pages: 320
Summary of Task: Read a book with a sign on the cover.
How Fits: There a numerous signs on the cover
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 39: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 10

Movie: The House with a Clock in its Walls
Task: Setting
Book Link: The Marvellous Land of Oz
The Marvellous Land of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Number of Pages: 190
Summary of Task: Read a book that is set in a fantasy world.
How Fits: Set in the fantasy world of Oz, with a small bit in Kansas.
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 40: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 11

Movie: Mortal Engines
Task: Setting
Book Link: The Last Librarian
The Last Librarian (The Justar Journal Book 1) by Brandt Legg
Number of Pages: 336 (336)
Summary of Task: Read a book that is set in the future.
How Fits: Set in 2098
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 41: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 12

Movie: The Little Stranger
Task: Author
Book Link: Welsh History
Welsh History by Geoff Brookes
Number of Pages: 192
Summary of Task: Read a book that is set in Wales or is by a Welsh author.
How Fits: It is set in Wales for about 75% of the book (we had a tendancy to wander occasionally)
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 42: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 13

Movie: Forever My Girl
Task: Trivia
Book Link: The Shell Book Of Country Crafts
The Shell Book Of Country Crafts by James Arnold
Number of Pages: 372
Summary of Task: Read a book with the word "country" in the title or the author's first or last name is "Travis".
How Fits: The book has 'country' in the title
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 43: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 14

Movie: 12 Strong
Task: Trivia
Book Link: Horse keepers encyclopedia
Horse keepers encyclopedia (An Arc book) by W. H Walter
Number of Pages: 224
Summary of Task: Read a book with "Horse" in title or on the cover.
How Fits: Horse in the title and on the cover
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 44: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 15

Movie: Mortal Engines
Task: Genre
Book Link: Nefertiti's Heart
Nefertiti's Heart (Artifact Hunters, #1) by A.W. Exley
Number of Pages: 301 (286)
Summary of Task: Read a book from the Steampunk genre.
How Fits: Steampunk is listed on the main book page
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 45: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 16

Movie: Queen of Scots
Task: Actor
Book Link: The Thrill of Evil
Number of Pages: 285
Summary of Task: Read a book where there is a trial
How Fits: There a many trials
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 46: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 17

Movie: Crazy Rich Asians
Task: Author
Book Link: Home Winemaking The Right Way
Home Winemaking The Right Way by Kenneth Hawkins
Number of Pages: 190
Summary of Task: Read a book with fruit on cover.
How Fits: There are various fruits as listed on the cover
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 47: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 18

Movie: To All The Boys I've Loved Before
Task: Actor
Book Link: The Vampiric Housewife
The Vampiric Housewife (The Vampiric Housewife, #1) by Kristen Marquette
Number of Pages: 235 (234)
Summary of Task: Read a book featuring vampire(s).
How Fits: There are lots of vampires, including the main family
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 48: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 19

Movie: The Little Stranger
Task: Genre
Book Link: Feckless Tales of Supernatural, Paranormal, and Downright Presumptuous Ilk
Feckless Tales of Supernatural, Paranormal, and Downright Presumptuous Ilk by Ellen C. Maze
Number of Pages: 286 (284)
Summary of Task: Read a book that is in the Horror genre
How Fits: Listed on main book page
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 49: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 20

Movie: The House with a Clock in its Walls
Task: Trivia
Book Link: The Coral Island
The Coral Island by R.M. Ballantyne
Number of Pages: 248
Summary of Task: Read a book with "coral", "jade", or "emerald" in the title
How Fits: Coral in the title
Specifications of Task: N/A


message 50: by Sam (new)

Sam (ecowitch) | 2113 comments Badge 2, Book 21

Movie: 12 Strong
Task: Author
Book Link: Stone Groove
Stone Groove (Dale Conley Action Thrillers #1) by Erik Carter
Number of Pages: 327 (326)
Summary of Task: Read a book from a trilogy. It may be any book in the trilogy.
How Fits: The first in the Dale Conley trilogy
Specifications of Task: N/A


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