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message 1: by PAS, Moderator AC (new)

PAS (Mods) (pasmods) | 567 comments Mod
Stage 11: Titles (include subtitle, if you wish)

Please note tasks below are just some ideas which you may wish to use and/or adapt according to your preference. You are free, of course, to come up with your own tailored tasks as long as it fits within the theme of "Titles".

1 word title
2 words in title BUT 'The' being first word
Has word in title with at least 6 letters
Has a total of, at least, 12 letters in title
title contains all 5 vowels (a - e - i - o - u)
title contains punctuation marks excluding colon (:) which usually marks a subtitle
Has x or z in title
Number in title
Name in title
Colour in title
body of water in title
time in title
animal in title
season in title
'Daughter' in title
'Wife' in title
'Husband' in title
'Girl' in title
'Man' in title
'Son' in title
'Sister' in title
'Brother' in title

(etc)


message 2: by PAS, Moderator AC (new)

PAS (Mods) (pasmods) | 567 comments Mod
Limits on number of tasks as per the size of your goals are as follows;

Goal: up to 1,000 pages
Tasks: up to 3

Goal: up to 3,500 pages
Tasks: up to 5

Goal: up to 7,000 pages
Tasks: up to 8

Goal: up to 10,000 pages
Tasks: up to 11

Goal: 10,000++ pages
Tasks: up to 15


message 3: by PAS, Moderator AC (last edited Jun 26, 2019 06:06PM) (new)

PAS (Mods) (pasmods) | 567 comments Mod
Abbie DiscoSuperFly - COMPLETED

Amanda A - COMPLETED

Amy - COMPLETED

Angela - COMPLETED

Ashley - COMPLETED

Bea - COMPLETED

CassieV - COMPLETED

Charity

Christina - COMPLETED

Coralie - COMPLETED

Dee - COMPLETED

Ellis

Hannah

Jayme(the ghost reader)

Jen - COMPLETED

Jess - COMPLETED

Joyce - COMPLETED

Judy

Karin

Katie

Kristina Simon - COMPLETED

Lagullande - COMPLETED

Lahni

Laura - COMPLETED

LaurLa - COMPLETED

Lauren - COMPLETED

Leslie

Lindsey

Lusie - COMPLETED

Lyn (Readinghearts)

Mary - COMPLETED

Minttu

Nat - COMPLETED

Rosemary - COMPLETED

Sandy - COMPLETED

Sassafrass - COMPLETED

Stacey - COMPLETED

Susan - COMPLETED

Tien - COMPLETED


message 4: by Tien (last edited Sep 14, 2019 01:18AM) (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 8408 comments Mod
My Goal: approx 5,400 pages
Up to 8 tasks

Progress: 5,569/5,400 pages as at 01/14


1. 1 word title
🗸 215p - Crash (Crash #1) (Jan shelf: sports) -Read 01/07
🗸 517p - O (470 + 10%*) -Read 01/09
🗸 300p - Fantômas (Fantômas, #1) -Read 01/12
🗸 256p - Left: A Love Story -Read 01/14
🗸 320p - Mirage (Mirage #1) -Read 01/14
Sub-total: 1,608p

2. title contains t-i-e-n
🗸 326p - The Face of Deception (Eve Duncan #1) -Read 01/09
🗸 432p - The Invisible Guardian (Trilogía del Baztán #1) -Read 01/10
🗸 304p - The Snack Thief (Commissario Montalbano #3) -Read 01/12
🗸 278p - Athenian Blues (Stratos Gazis #1) -Read 01/12
Sub-total: 1,340p

3. 2 words in title BUT 'The' being first word
🗸 432p - The Mayfly (Charlie Priest #1) -Read 01/05
Sub-total: 432p

4. title with 10 or more letters
🗸 384p - The Dream Daughter -Read 01/02
🗸 313p - The Power Game (The Monsarrat Series, #3) -Read 01/05
🗸 796p - Aroma Karsa (724 + 10%*) -Read 01/07
🗸 328p - The Washerwoman's Dream -Read 01/08
🗸 368p - Rose Under Fire (Code Name Verity #2) -Read 01/11
Sub-total: 2,189p

*Out of Zone bonus



message 5: by Angela (last edited Jan 23, 2019 05:36PM) (new)

Angela | 226 comments Stage 11 - Titles
Goal - 3,500 pages
Started - 1/1/19
Finished - 1/23/19
Classics read - 1
**OotZ Goal - MPG Classics

Pages Read: 3,982/3,500

Task: Title Waterfalls
String of 5 books with increasing number of words in title

Waterfall #1
1 Word Title - Moonraker - 1/11/19 - 259pgs
2 Word Title - Flower Net - 1/4/19 - 352pgs
3 Word Title - The Killing Room - 1/8/19 - 400pgs
4 Word Title - All My Puny Sorrows - 1/4/19 - 321pgs
5 Word Title - The Forty Rules of Love - 1/10/19 - 354pgs

Waterfall #2
1 Word Title - F - 1/14/19 - 272pgs
2 Word Title - Dune Messiah - 1/8/19 - 331pgs
3 Word Title - **Our Mutual Friend - 1/13/19 - 880pgs + 10% = 968pgs
4 Word Title - Live and Let Die - 1/3/19 - 229pgs
5 Word Title - A Season for the Dead - 1/23/19 - 496pgs


message 6: by Coralie (last edited Feb 15, 2019 09:34PM) (new)

Coralie | 1580 comments My goal 6,500 pages
Up to 8 tasks

1. 'City' in title
The Secret City 209 pages completed January 5
Jade City 495 pages completed January 11
City of Bones 442 pages completed February 10
1146 pages

2. Five word title including 'of'
All the Plagues of Hell 424 pages completed January 11
Record of a Spaceborn Few 358 pages completed January 11
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street 318 pages completed January 25
A Head Full of Ghosts 336 pages completed January 19
Three Moments of an Explosion 430 + 43 completed January 28
Wonders of the Invisible World 288 + 28 pages completed February 2
The Black Tides of Heaven 237 pages completed February 7
2462 pages

3. All words in title begin with letters in my name CORALIE (not including subtitle)
A Christmas Return 176 pages completed Jan 2
Arcadia 594 pages completed Jan 7
Catseye 192 pages completed Jan 10
Anathem 937 pages completed Jan 20
Rosemary and Rue 346 pages completed Feb 16
2245 pages

4. More words in title (not including subtitle) than letters in longest word
From a Low and Quiet Sea 192 pages completed January 3
All That Is Solid Melts into Air 389 pages completed January 13
When the Moon Was Ours 273 pages completed January 17
854 pages

Total 6707/6500 pages


message 7: by Lusie (last edited Mar 29, 2019 08:31AM) (new)

Lusie (illusie) | 2940 comments Lusie's Stage 11: Titles ❑ ☑ ✅

Goal: 5% - 3975 pages: Up to 8 tasks
Out of zone goal: Science Fiction

Total read: 4087 pages
Monthly shelf bonus x1

1. Has word in title with at least 6 letters
☑ 250p Beautiful Broken Girl [3-jan-2019] ★★
☑ 485p The Clockmaker's Daughter [11-jan-2018] ★★★★
☑ 288p The Dating Alternative [15-jan-2018] ★★★

2. Title Waterfalls - String of books with increasing number of words in title
☑ 528p Relic (480 + 10%*) [14-jan-2018] ★★★
☑ 320p Buried Secrets [20-jan-19] ★★★
☑ 371p Born in Shame [7-jan-2019] ★★★★
☑ 417p Up in the Treehouse [16-jan-2018] ★★★
☑ 442p If You're Not The One [6-jan-2019] ★★★
☑ 416p We Shall See the Sky Sparkling [21-jan-2019] ★★★

3. One word title
☑ 570p Kulti [13-jan-2019] ★★★★ --> 2019-01 - Sports = Monthly shelves bonus

* Out of Zone Bonus


message 8: by Bea (last edited May 22, 2019 03:40AM) (new)

Bea | 4360 comments Mod
Goal: 2675 pages
Up to 5 tasks
(using these to work on old tasks and Lost 2019)

Task:

1. 2 words in title BUT 'The' being first word
The Artist - 477 pages Read 3/9/19

2. Title contains word with 6+ letters
The Brutal Telling - 422 pages Read 1/6/19
A Gentleman in Moscow - 462 pages Read 1/13/19
Friendship Bread - 400 pages Read 3/16/19
Don Quixote - 1052 pages Read 5/22/19


message 9: by Sandy (last edited Jan 30, 2019 10:25AM) (new)

Sandy | 156 comments Sandy
Goal 5% - 4,456 pages.
up to 8 tasks
Out of Zone goal: books I own as of 12/19 and have not read before.
Current page total: 4574/4456

One word title (not counting subtitles)
Educated - 1/1/19 - 384 pages
Disoriental - 1/5/19 - 338 pages
Becoming - 1/10/19 - 426 + 10%OOZ = 469

Two word title (not counting subtitles)
The Burglar - 1/7/19 - 304 +10% OOZ bonus = 334.
Vita Nostra - 1/9/19 - 416 pages

Three word title (not counting subtitles)
Black Swan Rising - 1/2/19 - 421 pages
The Vanishing Man: A Prequel to the Charles Lenox Series - 304 +10% OOZ bonus = 334
The Lost Man - 1/10/19 - 384 + 10% OOZ = 422
The Haunted Season - 1/11/19 - 320

All vowels in title
Once Upon a River - 1/5/19 - 480 + 10% OOZ bonus = 528 pages.
Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up - 1/17/19 - 256 pages

Title starts with A
A Trick of the Light - 1/30/19 - 352 pages.


message 10: by Dee (last edited Feb 03, 2019 04:40PM) (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 2547 comments Dee

My Goal: 4247

Pages Completed: 4391

1 word title
Defiance (136pgs) - Finished - 1/6/19
rock (248pgs) - Finished - 1/12/19
Rattlesnake (240pgs) - Finished - 1/26/19
Steelheart (386pgs) - Finished - 1/31/19

2 words in title BUT 'The' being first word
The Drowned (59pgs) - Finished - 1/1/19
The Seduction (187pgs) - finished - 1/20/19
The Pact (287pgs) - finished - 2/3/19

Number in title
Rescue Ink: How Ten Guys Saved Countless Dogs and Cats, Twelve Horses, Five Pigs, One Duck,and a Few Turtles (244pgs) (+25pgs OOZ) - Finished - 1/24/19
The Absent One (406pgs) - Finished - 1/15/19
Five Alarm Christmas (241pgs) - Finished - 1/14/19
Snow and the Seven Men: A Reverse Harem Fairy Tale Romance (205pgs) - Finished - 1/18/19
Seven Days of Us (358pgs) - Finished - 2/1/19
A Thousand Devils (312pgs) - Finished - 2/3/19

Name in title
Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him (252pgs) (Tuesday is the dog) (+25OOZ) - Finished - 2/3/19

food in title
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe (402pgs) - Finished - 2/2/19
More Than Pancakes (378pgs) - Finished - 2/2/19


message 11: by Judy (last edited Feb 03, 2019 03:30PM) (new)

Judy | 170 comments Goal- 3750 pages
Up to 5 tasks
Out of Zone Goal- fiction or classic

1. Name in the title
King Arthur: The Making of the Legend - finished 1/11- 392 pages
Henry: A Pride & Prejudice Novella- finished 1/11- 81 pages
Jane Austen at Home- finished 1/16- audio- default is kindle edition 400 pages
Finn- finished 2/3- 165 pages

2. 1 Word Title
Heartstone - 352 pages
Flashpoint - audio- default is mmpb 480 pages
Escapade- 368 pages- finished 1/27- 4 stars- 368 pages


3. 4 Word Title

Snowdrift and Other Stories -finished 1/6- 305 pages
A Very Austen Valentine: Austen Anthologies, Book 2-finished 1/19 - 4 stars- 479 pages

A Knight to Remember- finished 1/21- 3 stars- 233 pages


4. "and" in the title
Pride and Prejudice - finished 1/7 -audio- default is pb 279 pages + 10% for classics - 307 pages
The Fast and the Furriest- finished 1/27- 303 pages
To Live and Love in Secret -finished 1/3- 138 pages ( from Amazon page- no page numbers on GR)


message 12: by Rosemary (last edited Jan 20, 2019 01:44PM) (new)

Rosemary | 793 comments Stage 11 - Titles - Complete!
Goals: 2500 pages
1001 list books (bonus of extra 10% of the book's pages if it qualifies)

Books read = 7
Pages read = 2577

Stage 11 tasks:

1. 2 words in title BUT 'The' being first word
The Colour by Rose Tremain, finished 16 Jan 19, 366 pages

2. Has word in title with at least 6 letters
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, finished 3 Jan 19, 320 pages
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee, 10 Jan 19, 537 pages
The Circadian Code by Satchin Panda, finished 14 Jan 19, 304 pages
Contact by Carl Sagan, finished 17 Jan 19, 450 pages + 10% bonus for 1001 list book 45 pages = 495

3. Name in title
Richard II by William Shakespeare, 15 Jan 19, 168 pages

4. I, Me, My or Mine in title
Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney, finished 19 Jan 19, 387 pages


message 13: by Kristina Simon (last edited Feb 06, 2019 04:15PM) (new)

Kristina Simon (kristinasimon) | 708 comments Completed: 2/6/19

Goals:
2,112 pages (5% of 2018 pages)
🎯 Out of the Zone goal: nonfiction

Tasks: up to 5

1. One Word Titles
Alone (451 pages) Read: 1/24/19

2. Two Word Titles
Night Film (592 pages) Read: 2/6/19

2. 5+ Word Titles
🎯 Haunted Inns of the Southeast (288 pages + OotZ bonus 29 = 317 pages) Read: 1/10/19
A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder (295 pages) Read: 1/20/19
All the Light We Cannot See (531 pages) Read: 2/1/19

Total = 2,186
Goal = 2,112


message 14: by Jayme(the ghost reader) (last edited Dec 10, 2019 07:57PM) (new)

Jayme(the ghost reader) (jaymeiltheghostreader) | 999 comments Goal: 3,500 pages
Pages Read: 1824pp
One World title
Hungerby Michael Grant(590pp)
Falloutby Ellen Hopkins(665pp) Completed 07/25/19
Nutshellby Ian McEwan(208pp)
Two word title
Shatter Meby Tahereh Mafi(338pp)
book:The Identicals|32498122] by Elin Hilderbrand (432pp) Completed 05/19
Number in the title
1) Look Alive Twenty-Five by Janet Evanovich(311 pages) Completed 1/16/19
Name in the title
Mary, Maryby James Patterson(413pp)
Daughter in the title
Daughter of Darknessby V.C. Andrews(416pages) Completed 3/3/19


message 15: by Stacey (last edited Mar 02, 2019 09:09AM) (new)

Stacey (boydsmom) | 270 comments Goal: 5468 pages **Completed**
Pages Read: 5631 p
Tasks: 5

1. Single word title
Circe 1/24/19 393p
Annihilation 2/28/19 195p.

2. Starts with "The"
The Longest Day 1/16/19 350 p + 35 (NF bonus) = 385p
The Hot Shot 1/31/19 336p.
The Whispering Room 1/19/19 492p
The Wrong Billionaire's Bed 1/23/19 258p

3. Two Word Title
Hard Hitter 2/2/19 337p.
Dream Fever 1/27/19 416 p.
Killman Creek 1/8/18 343 p.
Four Blondes 1/30/19 256 p.
Devil's Daughter 2/21/19 384p.

4. Name in the Title
Sadie - 1/5/18 311 p.

5. Magic in the Title
Iron and Magic - 1/5/18 380p.
Magic Slays - 1/14/19 322 p.
Magic Breaks - 2/2/19 381p.
Magic Shifts - 2/10/19 342p.


message 16: by Nat (last edited Mar 20, 2019 07:15PM) (new)

Nat | 70 comments Goal 3000 pages
Tasks: up to 5

1. Color in title
Iron Hearted Violet (424 pgs)
Spinning Silver (466 pgs)
Blue Lily, Lily Blue (391 pgs)

2. 1 word title
Vicious (366 pgs)
Neverwhere (370 pgs)

3. Has word in title with at least 6 letters
Crooked Kingdom (560 pgs)
The Marvelous Land of Oz (192 pgs)
The Quest of the Fair Unknown (264 pgs)
The Lioness and Her Knight (343 pgs)

= 3376 pages

Complete so far: 3376/3376

DONE!


message 17: by Charity (last edited Dec 28, 2018 11:52AM) (new)

Charity | 540 comments Goal 1167 pages (will update after 1/1/2019) (since I'm slightly over 1000 I'll do 5 tasks)

1. 'Daughter' in title = 206 total pages
a. The Daughter of Time (206 pages)

2. Has word in title with at least 6 letters = 1496 total pages
a. Fifth Business (252 pages)
b. Walking Disaster (448 pages) - January POS*

3. animal in title = 208 total pages
a. The Day of the Locust (208 pages)

4. 1 word title = 351 total pages
a. Atonement (351 pages)

5. Name in title = 384 total pages
a. Good Night, Mr. Tom (320 pages)
b. The Dream Life of Balso Snell (64 pages)


Books that fall in the monthly shelf:
Task 2 - Walking Disaster (448 pages) - January POS*


message 18: by Susan (last edited Apr 11, 2019 12:15PM) (new)

Susan | 3392 comments Mod
Stage 11: Titles

Goal 1225 pages, up to 5 tasks

1 - Non-Fiction
The Blue Sky, 192 pages - fin 1/10
Lives of Thai Temple Boys: A Collection of Short Stories from Thailand, 137 pages - fin 1/24
2 - About Refugees
The Map of Salt & Stars, 361 pages - fin 1/15
3 - Author new to me
Projekt 1065, 320 pages - fin 1/18
The Shockwave Rider, 246 pages - own physically - fin 3/31

total pages completed: 1256

COMPLETED 3/31


message 19: by Amy (last edited Jun 06, 2019 01:21PM) (new)

Amy | 2112 comments Stage 11: Titles
Goal: 5,000 pages, up to 8 tasks

1. Name in title:
The Death of Rex Nhongo (320 pages) - Completed 1/26/19
Target: Alex Cross (414 pages) - Completed 2/11/19
Unraveling Oliver (260 pages) - Completed 1/27/19

2. Title contains a family member:
The Clockmaker's Daughter (485 pages) - Completed 1/18/19

3. 1 word title:
Vicious (368 pages) - Completed 3/16/19
Elevation (146 pages) - Completed 2/12/19
Sugar (276 pages) - Completed 2/13/19
Orfeo (400 pages) - Completed 2/25/19
Suspicion (390 pages) - Completed 1/20/19
Broken (444 pages) - Completed 2/9/19
Brass (304 pages) -Completed 2/27/19

4. Title contains a color
Lethal White (650 pages) - Completed 1/11/19
Raven Black (374 pages) - Completed 6/4/19

5. Title contains a body part
On Two Feet and Wings (256 pages) - Completed 5/5/19

Total pages: 5,087


message 20: by Lauren (last edited Apr 26, 2019 06:22AM) (new)

Lauren (laurenjberman) | 1044 comments Stage 11: Titles
Goal: 5500 pages
OoZ: Science Fiction
16/16

1. 'Blood' in title
Blood Lines by Angela Marsons (388) - January 9, 2019
Royal Blood by Rhys Bowen (305) - February 20, 2019

2. Name in title
The Other Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn (384) - January 3, 2019
Escaping from Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco (416) - March 21, 2019

3. Apostrophe in title
All the Queen's Men by Linda Howard (376) - February 13, 2019
Nobody's Baby But Mine by Susan Elizabeth Philps (374)
Murder on Sisters' Row by Victoria Thompson (304) - February 16, 2019
The Magnate's Mail-Order Bride by Joanne Rock (224) - January 24, 2019

4. Location in Title
Murder on Lexington Avenue by Victoria Thompson (328) - January 2, 2019
Murder on Fifth Avenue by Victoria Thompson (296) - March 29, 2019
Heaven, Texas by Susan Elizabeth Philips (384) - February 24, 2019
Naughty in Nice by Rhys Bowen (352) - April 17, 2019

5. Pronoun in title
You Belong to Me by Karen Rose (576) - April 12, 2019
And Then He Kissed Her by Laura Lee Guhrke (375) - March 29, 2019
The Ex Who Hired Her by Kate Hardy (192) - January 11, 2019
I Know A Secret by Tess Gerritsen (336) - April 3, 2019

Total pages: 5610


message 21: by Lagullande (last edited Feb 21, 2019 09:09AM) (new)

Lagullande | 362 comments Stage 11: Titles
Goal - 2,019 pages (up to 5 tasks)


**OotZ Goal - Nobel Winner OR Women's Prize/Man Booker shortlisted
^Shelf: Sports (Jan); Quirky (Feb)


Pages Completed: 2,104
Pages Remaining: -

1. 1 word title
**1/2/19 Milkman 348pp +10% = 383pp

2. 2 words in title BUT 'The' being first word
**5/1/19 The Bookshop 163pp +10% = 179pp

3. Has word in title with at least 6 letters
8/1/19 Attrib. and other stories 176pp

4. Has a total of, at least, 12 letters in title
6/1/19 Shadows on the Tundra 192pp
3/2/19 All the Living 199pp

5. Title includes a word that has 2 vowels (same or different) consecutively
9/1/19 The Green Mill Murder 224pp
11/1/19 Soviet Milk 192pp
19/2/19 My Brilliant Friend 331pp
**21/2/19 Moon Tiger 208pp +10% = 228pp


message 22: by Susan (new)

Susan | 3392 comments Mod
Lauren wrote: "Stage 11: Titles
Goal: ~5568 pages (TBC)
0/?

1. 'Blood' in title
Blood Lines by Angela Marsons (388)
Blood Guilt by Marie Treanor (301)
Royal Blood b..."


Lauren,
I love your task ideas!


message 23: by Lauren (new)

Lauren (laurenjberman) | 1044 comments Thanks Susan!
Most are based on ideas floating around this thread. We are all so creative :)


message 24: by CassieV (last edited Feb 21, 2019 12:08PM) (new)

CassieV | 245 comments Goals:
5% of 2018 pages - to be calculated 1/1/19 (2,770 pages)
Out of the Zone goal: Nonfiction (+10% page numbers)

Tasks: up to 5

1. One Word Title
423 pages - Rumors - 1/19/19***

2. "MAGIC" in title
342 pages - Magic Shifts - 1/9/19*****
64 pages - Magic Stars - 1/24/19****
328 pages - Magic Binds - 1/31/19*****
380 pages - Iron and Magic - 2/3/19***

3. Has a total of, at least, 12 letters in title
168 pages - The Way They Learn - 1/5/19***, Nonfiction
+16 pages for OotZ
247 pages - The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making - 1/13/19***
352 pages - The Battlemage - 1/24/19***
370 pages - The Cruel Prince - 1/26/19****
416 pages - Blood Rose Rebellion - 2/7/19**

Total Pages: 3,102/2,770


message 25: by Ashley (last edited Jan 26, 2019 01:49PM) (new)

Ashley | 233 comments Goal: 2,500 pages (up to 5 tasks)
Out of Zone: Read a book I own (and acquired before 2019)

1. Mythological title
The Goddess Test (293 pages) - 1/10/2019
The Son of Neptune (521 + 52 pages) - 1/26/2019

2. "Dark" title
And I Darken (475 pages) - 1/8/2019

3. 2 word title
Wild Magic (362 pages) - 1/3/2019
Tiger's Curse (403 pages) - 1/13/2019
Little Women (384 + 38 pages) - 1/17/2019

Total: 2,528/2,500 pages - Completed


message 26: by Ellis (last edited Mar 08, 2019 06:29PM) (new)

Ellis (phlamboyant) | 84 comments Goal: 2,200 pages
OoZ (💥): POC authors

Task 1: This Girl is on Fire
(Titles containing fire related language.)

💥 The World in Flames: A Black Boyhood in a White Supremacist Doomsday Cult 208 ✔
💥 Little Fires Everywhere 338 ✔
Not on Fire, but Burning 275 ✔
Fire and Ice 317

Subtotal: 1,138

Task 2: You're Gonna Hear Me Roar
(Titles containing animals.)

The Yellow Birds 226 ✔
History of Wolves 288 ✔
The Bear and the Nightingale 323
Bird Box 262 ✔

Subtotal: 1,099

Total pages: 2,237

Finishes:
Bird Box by Josh Malerman 1/2 The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers 1/14 The World in Flames A Black Boyhood in a White Supremacist Doomsday Cult by Jerald Walker 1/24 History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund 1/29 Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng 2/15 Not on Fire, but Burning by Greg Hrbek 3/8


message 27: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 8408 comments Mod
Ashley wrote: "Goal: 2,200 pages
OoZ: POC authors

Task 1: This Girl is on Fire
(Titles containing fire related language.)

Task 2: You're Gonna Hear Me Roar
(Titles containing animals.)"


loving how you're naming your tasks, Ashley!


message 28: by Ellis (new)

Ellis (phlamboyant) | 84 comments Ashley wrote: "Goal: 2,000 pages (up to 5 tasks)
Out of Zone: Translated book or read in another language

1. Mythological title
Artemis (305 pages)
The Goddess Test (293 pages)

2...."


High five, fellow Ashley! I like how we're both going for fire.


message 29: by Lauren (new)

Lauren (laurenjberman) | 1044 comments Love the task title, Ashley!


message 30: by Sassafrass (last edited Jan 20, 2019 01:33PM) (new)

Sassafrass (sass-a-frass) | 603 comments Goal: 4,000 pages
Tasks: Up to 8
OoZ: POC

Read: 4,337/4,000
Off the shelf bonus x 2


Titles that don't start with an article3139 pages
Hot Stuff (281 pages) 1/1/19
More Than This (287 pages) 1/1/19
Off Limits (224 pages) 1/4/19
Modern Girl's Guide to One-Night Stands (240 pages) 1/4/19
More Than Crave You (287 pages) (Ooz MC Black + 29= 316)
Painted Faces (356 pages) 1/6/19
Pucked Love (278 pages) 1/8/19 Off the shelf bonus +1
Blame It on the Mistletoe (99 pages) 1/13/19
Melting the Ice (332 pages) 1/15/19 Off the shelf bonus +1
New York to Dallas (402 pages) 1/20/19
Red Fox (324 pages) 1/19/19

Titles that have a word that is at 7 or more letters 516 pages
The Wedding Gift (180 pages) 1/3/18
The Upside of Unrequited (336 pages) 1/9/19

Titles that Start with "The" 682 pages
The Hating Game (387 pages) 1/6/19
The Vixen and the Vet (295 pages) 1/18/18


message 31: by Laura (last edited Jan 09, 2019 07:31PM) (new)

Laura (lbrozier) | 22 comments Stage 11: Titles
Goal: 1500 pages
OOZ: Picked by someone else

Color in title
Purple Hibiscus 336 pgs. ✅ 1/1
Brown Girl Dreaming 337 pgs + 33 ooz bonus ✅ 1/8
A Clockwork Orange 212 pgs ✅ 1/6
Spinning Silver 480 + 48 ooz bonus ✅ 1/3
The Red Pony 95 Started ✅ 1/9

Total 1629/1,629 pages

I might get extra pages on this stage. I've read a lot more than normal lately, but I think I should have perhaps picked a harder goal.


message 32: by Joyce (last edited Feb 05, 2019 07:12PM) (new)

Joyce (eternity21) | 568 comments Joyce's Stage 11 Books
Goal 2275 pages
OOTZ- books not read in audiobook format.

tasks up to 5

2295/2275 done

1) 2 words in title BUT 'The' being first word
The Fold 384 pages Finished 1/9/18

2) Has word in title with at least 6 letters
Haunted in Death 160 pages Finished 1/4/19
Waistcoats & Weaponry 298 pages Finished 2/4/19
3) Has a total of, at least, 12 letters in title
Undead and Unwelcome 282 pages Finished 1/16/19
Life After Life 531 pages Finished 1/30/19

4) title contains punctuation marks excluding colon (:) which usually marks a subtitle
Doctor Who: Sick Building 256 page Finished 1/29/19

5) Has x or z in title
Ninefox Gambit 384 pages Finished 1/10/19


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1 word title
title contains all 5 vowels (a - e - i - o - u)
title contains punctuation marks excluding colon (:) which usually marks a subtitle

Number in title
Name in title
Colour in title
body of water in title
time in title
animal in title
season in title
'Daughter' in title
'Wife' in title
'Husband' in title
'Girl' in title
'Man' in title
'Son' in title
'Sister' in title
'Brother' in title


message 33: by Amanda A (last edited Feb 11, 2019 10:18AM) (new)

Amanda A (carolinabookworm) | 268 comments Goal: 9,199 pages
'Out of the Zone' goal: POC authors

Tasks: up to 11

1 word title
Enforce 387 pages 1/2

Has word in title with at least 6 letters
The Professor Woos The Witch 368 pages 1/2
Against the Wall 228 pages 1/2
Ghostly Images 194 pages 1/3
Beneath These Scars 346 pages 1/4
The First Crush is the Deepest 304 pages 1/6
The Man Who Watched Trains Go By 251 pages 1/8
How the Dukes Stole Christmas 409 pages 1/9
Chocolate with a Side of Murder 292 pages 1/10
A Very Large Expanse of Sea 320 pages + 10% {POC author} = 352 pages 1/11
Best Friend Bride 217 pages 1/12
Brokedown Cowboy 347 pages 1/13

Has a total of, at least, 12 letters in title
Their Eyes Were Watching God 219 pages + 10% {POC author} = 241 pages 1/2
In Peppermint Peril 283 pages 1/3
From Sand and Ash 384 pages 1/4
The Mysterious Affair at Styles 247 pages 1/5
The Darkest Sunrise 264 pages 1/6
From Lukov with Love 522 pages 1/7
Switch Hitter 146 pages 1/9
The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom 242 pages 1/10
Book Boyfriend 226 pages 1/11
The Kiss Quotient 317 pages + 10% {POC author} = 349 pages 1/11
The Plot Is Murder 248 pages + 10% {POC author} = 273 pages 1/13
Dead Sky Morning 358 pages 1/16

Number in title
Trust No One 327 pages 1/8
Power of Five 226 pages 1/14

Name in title
Erik 244 pages 1/1

season in title
Suddenly One Summer 291 pages 1/3

'Girl' in title
Dangerous Books For Girls: The Bad Reputation of Romance Novels Explained 196 pages 1/8
The Lost Girls of Paris 384 pages 1/12
When All the Girls Have Gone 352 pages 1/14


Total: 9,250 pages


message 34: by LaurLa (last edited Jun 15, 2019 07:49AM) (new)

LaurLa | 1145 comments Pick 'n' Mix (2019) ~~ Stage 11: Titles ~~ Completed
January - December 2019

Page Goal: 5,000 Total Pages Read: 5,112
Out of the Zone: classic or literary fiction

Task limit is 8

Stage 11: Titles (msg 34)

Titles that contain 5 or more words
The Year We Hid Away (The Ivy Years, #2) by Sarina Bowen Now That I've Found You (New York Sullivans, #1; The Sullivans, #15) by Bella Andre No More Mr. Nice Guy (Naughty or Nice, #1) by Amy Andrews Geek Girls Don't Date Dukes (Geek Girls, #2) by Gina Lamm Sex and Key Lime Pie by Kat Attalla How the Cowboy Was Won (Cupid, Texas, #6) by Lori Wilde The Secret Life of Miss Anna Marsh (The Marriage Game) by Ella Quinn
🔹The Year We Hid Away ~ Sarina Bowen ~ 274 pp ~ 01.06 ★★★★
🔹Now That I've Found You ~ Bella Andre ~ 306 pp ~ 01.12 ★★★★
🔹No More Mr. Nice Guy ~ Amy Andrews ~ 224 pp ~ 01.12 ★★★
🔹Geek Girls Don't Date Dukes ~ Gina Lamm ~ 321 pp ~ 01.15 ★★★
🔹Sex and Key Lime Pie ~ Kat Atalla ~ 210 pp ~ 01.25 ★★★
🔹How the Cowboy Was Won ~ Lori Wilde ~ 384 pp ~ 01.23 ★★★
🔹The Secret Life of Miss Anna Marsh ~ Ella Quinn ~ 348 pp ~ 02.04 ★★★

Titles that contain double letters
Invitation to Passion (Open Invitation, #3) by Jasmine Haynes Missing In Death (In Death, #29.5) by J.D. Robb The Devilish Lord Will (MacKenzies & McBrides, #10) by Jennifer Ashley
🔹Invitation to Passion ~ Jasmine Haynes ~ 91 pp ~ 01.13 ★★★
🔹Missing in Death ~ J.D. Robb ~ 160 pp ~ 01.22 ★★★★
🔹The Devilish Lord Will ~ Jennifer Ashley ~ 315 pp ~ 01.31 ★★★★

Titles that contain two words
Caribou's Gift (Kodiak Point, #3.5) by Eve Langlais Deadly Heat (Nikki Heat, #5) by Richard Castle Stripped Down (Blacktop Cowboys #6.6; 1001 Dark Nights #22) by Lorelei James Black Friday (Maggie O'Dell, #7) by Alex Kava Tactical Strike (Bagram Special Ops, #2) by Kaylea Cross Fast Burn (Body Armor) by Lori Foster Fatal Chaos (Fatal, #12) by Marie Force Wicked Edge (Realm Enforcers, #2) by Rebecca Zanetti Raging Heat (Nikki Heat, #6) by Richard Castle
🔹Caribou's Gift ~ Eve Langlais ~ 137 pp ~ 01.06 ★★★
🔹Deadly Heat ~ Richard Castle ~ 294 pp ~ 01.10 ★★★★
🔹Stripped Down ~ Lorelei James ~ 120 pp ~ 01.116 ★★★★
🔹Black Friday ~ Alex Kava ~ 334 pp ~ 01.13 ★★★
🔹Tactical Strike ~ Kaylea Cross ~ 214 pp ~ 01.20 ★★★★
🔹Fast Burn ~ Lori Foster ~ 384 pp ~ 01.18 ★★★★
🔹Fatal Chaos ~ Marie Force ~ 416 pp ~ 01.17 ★★★★
🔹Wicked Edge ~ Rebecca Zanetti ~ 276 pp ~ 01.31 ★★★★
🔹Raging Heat ~ Richard Castle ~ 304 pp ~ 02.04 ★★★★


message 35: by Hannah (last edited Jan 19, 2019 04:08PM) (new)

Hannah | 3 comments STAGE 11: TITLES
Goal: 1000 (up to 3 tasks)

Titles with 10 letters
White Noise 326 pages
Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return 187 pages

(I'm only counting the letters in "Persepolis" haha)

Titles that start with the word "an"

* An Absolutely Remarkable Thing 338 pages 7 Jan
An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth 296 pages

Total: 1147 pages


message 36: by Christina (AKA Babbling) (last edited May 11, 2019 01:16PM) (new)

Christina (AKA Babbling) (babblingbookreviews) | 75 comments Stage 11: Titles
Goal =2,234 5% of 44,686

2,297/2,234

1 One word titles
Deadline by Mira Grant 16 April 2019 ★★★★ 625
Gemina by Amie Kaufman 26 January 2019 ★★★★★ 659 (audio)
Total: 1,284

Deadline (Newsflesh Trilogy #2) by Mira Grant Gemina (The Illuminae Files, #2) by Amie Kaufman

2. 2 words in title (w/o the)
Ghost Story by Jim Butcher 7 January 2019 ★★★★481 (audio)

Ghost Story (The Dresden Files, #13) by Jim Butcher

3. Color in title
Black Jasmine by Toby Neal 9 May 2019 ★★★ 208

Black Jasmine (Lei Crime, #3) by Toby Neal

4. Has x in title
Jinx by Jennifer Estep 27 February 2019 ★★★★★ 324


Jinx (Bigtime, #3) by Jennifer Estep


message 37: by Karin (last edited Jan 29, 2019 02:28PM) (new)

Karin | 795 comments Stage 11:Titles
Out of Zone: Parody (the first 8 books are all parody)
GOAL TBD by Jan 1st, but I am saving this spot.

Has a total of, at least, 12 letters in title
William Shakespeare's The Phantom of Menace 176 pages + 30 percent OoZ, January 14
William Shakespeare's The Clone Army ✔Attacketh 176 pages Jan 22
William Shakespeare's Tragedy of the Sith's Revenge 168 pages Jan 27
William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope 174 pages + 30% Jan 2 - parody
William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back 172 + 30 % pages Jan 4 - parody
William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return 165 pages Jan 7
William Shakespeare's The Force Doth Awaken168 pages
William Shakespeare's The Force Doth Awaken
176 pages

GOAL - I didn't make it here to put in my page goal, but it's simple--it's the sum of these books plus 30 percent. I will be back to put that number in, but have to organize a set of 3 recitals, make the programs and email all of the teachers by the end of this week.


message 38: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 8408 comments Mod
Karin wrote: "Stage 11:Titles
Out of Zone: Parody (the first 8 books are all parody)"


Out of Zone applies to all Stages, Karin. Just making sure you know that, yea?


message 39: by Lindsey (new)

Lindsey | 4 comments Stage 11 : Titles
Goal: 1000 (up to 3 tasks)
OOZ: off the shelf/ classics

One word titles
Victoria (401 pages)
Animal (319 pages)

Two word title but the first word must be The
The Leaving (421 pages)

Total 1141


message 40: by Jen (last edited Feb 15, 2019 08:14AM) (new)

Jen (jayebee) | 28 comments Stage 11: Titles
My Goal: 3800 pages
Up to 8 tasks

Progress: 3814/3800 pages
100% complete
Date: Feb 15

***OOTZ bonus = Nonfiction***


1. 1 word title
372 p - LaRose (1/6)
334 p - Blindness (LOST) (1/27)
146 p - Elevation (2/1)


2. 5+ words in title
240 p - Al Capone Throws Me a Curve (MM) (1/17)


3. 7+ letter word in title
336 p - Winner of the National Book Award: A Novel of Fame, Honor, and Really Bad Weather (1/3)
288 p - The Anger Meridian (1/16)
411 p - Flowers in the Attic (1/31)
230 p - The Gradual Disappearance of Jane Ashland (2/5)
327 p - Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine (2/6)


4. Letter W in title
650 p - Lethal White (1/14)
208 p - Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters (2/4)
272 p - The Winners' Circle (2/14)


message 41: by Karin (new)

Karin | 795 comments Tien wrote: "Karin wrote: "Stage 11:Titles
Out of Zone: Parody (the first 8 books are all parody)"

Out of Zone applies to all Stages, Karin. Just making sure you know that, yea?"


Yes, and I didn't make it here to put in my page goal, but it's simple--it's the sum of these books plus 30 percent.


message 42: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 8408 comments Mod
Karin wrote: "Tien wrote: "Karin wrote: "Stage 11:Titles
Out of Zone: Parody (the first 8 books are all parody)"

Out of Zone applies to all Stages, Karin. Just making sure you know that, yea?"

Yes, and I didn'..."


I just meant that to claim any out of zone bonuses in other Stages (when they are opened), you'll have to read Parody too. 1 Out of Zone for the whole of Pick 'n' Mix.


message 43: by Leslie (last edited Jan 04, 2019 03:33PM) (new)

Leslie | 4 comments Stage 11
Goal: up to 3,500 pages
Tasks: up to 5

1/5 = 390 pp

Name in Title:
702 p - Curse of Clan Ross: Volume 1 (Time Travel Series): (Books 1-3) Ross, Quinn and Gaspar - L.L. Muir

Facial Hair in the Title:
390 p - Truth or Beard (Winston Brothers Book 1) - Penny Reid
368 p - Grin & Beard It (Winston Brothers Book 2) - Penny Reid


message 45: by Jess (last edited Jun 24, 2019 09:08AM) (new)

Jess Penhallow | 29 comments COMPLETED

My goals:
1: 1,500 pages (about 8% of my 2018 pages)
2. Translated book

1. One word title
344 - Circe - 07/01

2. 6 letter word in title
384 - Shadow of The Fox 23/01

3. Name in title
505 - The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle 04/02
201 - Rasputin: A Short Life by Frances Welch 10/04/19

4. Place name in Title
364 - The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff 24/05/19

Out of zone: 0
Page total: 1,798


message 46: by Katie (last edited Jan 26, 2019 02:42PM) (new)

Katie Washington | 2 comments Stage 11
My Goals:
1: 2000 Pages (about 15% of my 2018 pages)
2: Nonfiction books

1. Two word Title with the first word 'the': The Nightingale Read 1/4 (Pp. 564)

2. One Word Title: We Read 1/5 (Pp. 143)

3. "Girl" in the title: Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies about Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be* (pp. 222) Read 1/14

4. season/weather in the title: Stealing Snow (pp. 375) Read 1/11

5. Has a total of, at least, 12 letters in the title: The Hunting Party (pp. 394) Read 1/25
6. three words in the title are the exact same length:
More Than This (pp. 287) Read

7. title with punctuation excluding (:)
Helping Young Children Learn Language and Literacy: Birth Through Kindergarten, Loose-Leaf Version (p. 27) *

Pages so far: 2019
*Out of Zone Goal


message 47: by Viji (last edited Jan 20, 2019 11:58PM) (new)

Viji | 5 comments Stage 11: Titles
My Goal: 3500 pages
Out of the Zone Goal: bonus = Classics/Literary/Translations

1. Name in Title:
1. 229; Mary Poppins; 01/03/2019 - OOTZ: Classics: original pages 209 + 20(10%)
2. 448; The Ring of Solomon; 01/11/2019
3. 328; Flashman 01/18/2019; OOTZ: Classics - Original pages 299 + 29(10%)

2. Word in Title - at least 6 letters:
1. 336; Bubbles Ablaze; 01/12/2019
2. 329; Fireworks; 01/13/2019
3. 256; Winding River Reunion; 01/17/2019
4. 390; 5 Peppermint Grove; 01/19/2019

3. Noun in Title:
1. 208; Head First; 01/13/2019


message 48: by LaurLa (new)

LaurLa | 1145 comments Finally got my reading plan together in message 34!


message 49: by Lyn (Readinghearts) (last edited Jan 21, 2019 01:57PM) (new)

Lyn (Readinghearts) (lsmeadows) | 2801 comments Mod
Stage 11: Titles
My Goal: 1500 pages


1. Titles with 10 or more letters:

2. Titles with of word longer than 8 letters

3. One word title:


message 50: by Minttu (last edited Jul 18, 2019 10:47PM) (new)

Minttu (menthae) | 36 comments Stage 11 - Titles

1. Goal: 1800 pages (slightly under 10% of 2018 pages)
2. Out of Zone Goal: reading longer books (over 350pages)

Titles with a number:
Nine Perfect Strangers - Liane Moriarty (454pgs) read 10th Feb
Three Amazing Things About You - Jill Mansell (378pgs) read 31st Jan

Titles with an animal:
Beartown - Fredrik Backman (432pgs) read 29th Jan
The Gilded Wolves - Roshani Chokshi (388pgs) read 5th Jun

Titles with a season
A Week in Winter - Maeve Binchy (464 pgs)

Page total: 1261/1728pgs


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