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message 1: by Ipshita (last edited Mar 30, 2019 12:01PM) (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 2701 comments Mod
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The rules:

All you have to do for this is to look for the given words in the books you are reading!

This will be a point based challenge & so we will have a winner at the end of the Hunt..

2 points
will be awarded For every word you find..!! You don't need to find all words to participate. Just find as many as you can & have fun!


Keep your tally in one post. And at the end, post the total list in a separate comment.

So pick up your books and get started! :)

Duration: 1st April, 2019 - 31st June, 2019

THE LIST::

1. breeze
2. butterfly
3. daffodil
4. earth
5. flowers
6. green
7. rain
8. season
9. sunshine
10. umbrella
11. windy
12. clear
13. sky
14. birds
15. joy
16. birth
17. nature
18. picnic
19. rainbow
20. insect
21. kite
22. seed
23. life
24. vacation
25. bee
26. field
27. active
28. new
29. pleasant
30. spring

N.B. -
DO remember to post the name of the book where you found the particular word.
You can derive any number of words from a single book if available.
Singular or plural forms accepted.


message 2: by Ipshita (last edited May 10, 2019 10:33AM) (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 2701 comments Mod
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Janessa
Jess
Mycal
Rissa


message 3: by Janessa (last edited Jun 01, 2019 05:02PM) (new)

Janessa | 492 comments I'm in.
Duration April 1 - June 31, 2019

1. breeze: "A breeze gusted along the gossamer curtains lining the walls of the chamber" -The Wrath and the Dawn
2. butterfly: "No doubt it came from her ability to make friends and gain confidences with the ease of a butterfly." -The Rose & the Dagger
3. daffodil: "At the base of every arch were small flowerbeds filled with violets, hyacinths, daffodils, and lilies." -The Wrath and the Dawn
4. earth: "the carpet drifted back to the marble with the grace of a petal to the earth." -The Wrath and the Dawn
5. flowers: "The edges of the flower changed from a brilliant, deep pink to a shadowy rust in the blink of an eye." -The Wrath and the Dawn
6. green: "Lush blue-green grass flourished between pavestones of course granite" -The Wrath and the Dawn
7. rain: "A drop of rain struck the arid surface beneath their feet, disappearing into the tan stone." -The Wrath and the Dawn
8. season: "The fine linen of his garments hung across the trim figure of a seasoned warrior." -The Rose & the Dagger
9. sunshine: "where Greta could imagine setting in the sunshine and reading a book." -The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
10. umbrella: "a thirteen-year-old girl in green suede boots, matching umbrella cape, and tinted granny glasses almost started a riot" -Walk This Way: The Autobiography of Aerosmith
11. windy: "As luck would have it, she'd chosen a night without wind" -The Rose & the Dagger
12. clear: "It was clear the building had fallen into disrepair long before the events of the storm only a week ago." -The Rose & the Dagger
13. sky: "Already the sky told this story" -The Wrath and the Dawn
14. birds: "Curse you, Zoraya. I lost another bet, the second rider groaned to the bird." -The Wrath and the Dawn
15. joy: "the people of Rey awoke to a new joy." -The Wrath and the Dawn
16. birth: "Joe Perry had agreed to enter a treatment program after his wife gave birth." -Walk This Way: The Autobiography of Aerosmith
17. nature: "The illicit nature of these encounters had always thrilled her." -The Wrath and the Dawn
18. picnic: "a good place for picnics" -The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
19. rainbow: "their colors like a banner cut from a rainbow." -The Wrath and the Dawn
20. insect: "Steven Tyler draws a deep breath into his slender frame, recently described by The Times of London as that of a 'glamorous stick insect'" -Walk This Way: The Autobiography of Aerosmith
21. kite: "Tie it to a very large kite." -The Rose & the Dagger
22. seed: "Papa gave me his bag of seeds from Thursday" -Enchanted
23. life: "Of a life atoning for his sins." -The Wrath and the Dawn
24. vacation
25. bee: "At this next cheer, the group of men grew in number, as more were drawn to the clamor like bees to nectar." -The Rose & the Dagger
26. field: "I was in a grassy field with...my best friend." -The Wrath and the Dawn
27. active: "Now, there's gotta be a good reason for someone to jump out of bed at 5 a.m. when they're still active in heavy drugdom, as I was and had been almost all my life." -Walk This Way: The Autobiography of Aerosmith
28. new: "Because it's amazing. And new. And you will be one of the first ones to try it." -The Wrath and the Dawn
29. pleasant: "The woman's voice was not pleasant. But it was not displeasing, either." -The Rose & the Dagger
30. spring: "but soon he fell into the leisurely gait of an ordinary patron wandering around the souk on a warm spring evening." -The Wrath and the Dawn

Points: 58
Books Read: The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn, #1) by Renée Ahdieh The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne The Rose & the Dagger (The Wrath and the Dawn, #2) by Renée Ahdieh Enchanted (Woodcutter Sisters #1; Books of Arilland #1) by Alethea Kontis


message 4: by Jess (last edited Jun 02, 2019 03:52AM) (new)

Jess Penhallow | 35 comments Duration: 1st April, 2019 - 31st June, 2019

BOOKS:
Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg 03/04/19
By the Light of the Moon by Dean Koontz 06/04/19
Rasputin A Short Life by Frances Welch 10/04/19
The House on Half Moon Street (Leo Stanhope, #1) by Alex Reeve 22/04/19
The Wych Elm by Tana French 24/04/19
The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff

THE LIST::

1. breeze - By the Light of the Moon by Dean Koontz by Dean Koontz The breeze stirred by their passage was spicy and intense 4 hour 29 mins
2. butterfly - The House on Half Moon Street (Leo Stanhope, #1) by Alex Reeve by Alex Reeve I'm a butterfly, and we're not meant to live for long Page 46
3. daffodil
4. earth - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg How on earth could I have created something so beautiful Page 45
5. flowers - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg She even painted flowers on some of the beds Page 34
6. green - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg The light finally turns green Page 20
7. rain - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg Each day, even in the rain, she walks. Page 42
8. season - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg They'd then let it sit through the winter and spring to season Page 244
9. sunshine - The House on Half Moon Street (Leo Stanhope, #1) by Alex Reeve by Alex Reeve dreaming of a day out in the sunshine Page 6
10. umbrella - The House on Half Moon Street (Leo Stanhope, #1) by Alex Reeve by Alex Reeve carrying a rolled-up umbrella Page 95
11. windy - The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff I took down the picture of my great-grandmother and great-grandfather in some windy locale Page 108
12. clear - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg It is soon clear which one Page 35
13. sky - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg The sky is pink and pale blue Page 4
14. birds - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg The get lounder Page 5
15. joy - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg Joy is a strong woman Page 115
16. birth - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg no Social Security card or birth certificate Page 17
17. nature - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg Had it become second nature? Page 97
18. picnic - Rasputin A Short Life by Frances Welch A Siberian picnic comprised a parcel of fresh cucumbers and a hearty pail of wine Page 27
19. rainbow - By the Light of the Moon by Dean Koontz nor would this house ever lie at the end of a rainbow 3 hours 40 mins
20. insect - Rasputin A Short Life by Frances Welch He ached to crush Rasputin like an insect Page 157
21. kite - The Wych Elm by Tana French I was high as a kite 6 minutes on audiobook
22. seed - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg the monster who gave birht to a bad seed Page 152
23. life - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg He turned heads his whole life Page 28
24. vacation - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg Every free weekedn or vacation I had I was on a plane to Seattle Page 106
25. bee - The House on Half Moon Street (Leo Stanhope, #1) by Alex Reeve he dotes on us when he's not with his bees Page 107
26. field - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg He scans the field and tree line for signs for Luke and June Page 249
27. active - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg the Native American tribe that had an active and large reservation up the beach Page 127
28. new - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg which would be the least she'd need to secure a new driver's liscence Page 17
29. pleasant - Rasputin A Short Life by Frances Welch They subsequently enjoyed a thoroughly pleasent existence Page 187
30. spring - Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg He'd worked for Luke on and off for three summers and on weekends in the fall and spring Page 155


message 5: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 2701 comments Mod
Welcome to the hunt, Janessa and Jess!


message 6: by Mycal (last edited May 30, 2019 03:36PM) (new)

Mycal Stewart (mycals) | 10 comments FINISHED
Duration: 1st April, 2019 - 31st June, 2019

Lord of the Flies by William Golding
1. breeze - "A sudden breeze shook the fringe of palm trees..." (pg 62 4/9)
2. butterfly - "Nothing moved but a pair of gaudy butterflies that danced round each other in the hot air." (pg 57 4/2)
4. earth - "He was down like a sprinter, his nose only a few inches from the humid earth." (pg 48 4/2)
5. flowers - "By the trunk of a vast tree that grew pale flowers on its grey bark..." (pg 49 4/2)
6. green - "...lost themselves in a green dusk thirty feet above him..." (pg 48 4/2)
7. rain - "If it rains like when we dropped in we'll need shelters all right." (pg 52 4/2)
9. sunshine - "...amid the roar of bees in the afternoon sunlight..." (pg 56 4/2)
11. windy - "Windy?" (pg 120 4/23)
12. clear - "Now the sunlight had lifted clear of the open space and withdrawn from the sky." (pg 57 4/2)
13. sky - "Ralph lay lat and looked up at the palm trees and the sky."
14. birds - "..the sounds of the bright fantastic birds..." (pg 57 4/2)
20. insect - "...at this hour of the day there was not even the whine of insects." (pg 49 4/2)
23. life - "Tall trunks bore unexpected pale flowers all the way up to the dark canopy where life went on clamorously." (pg 56 4/2)
25. bee - "Flowers and fruit grew together on the same tree and everywhere was the scent of ripeness and the booming of a million bees at pasture." (pg 56 4/2)
26. field - "With impalpable organs of sense they examined this new field." (pg 61 4/9)
27. active - "Jack stood loud and active." (pg 72 4/11)
28. new - "...made it possible for them to adjust themselves wholly to this new rhythm." (pg 59 4/8)
30. spring - "A spring had been tapped, far beyond the reach of authority or even physical intimidation." (pg 87 4/16)

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
8. season - "Thank goodness this is a wet season and the old thing is worthless anyway." (pg 91 4/30)
16. birth - "I've got a brother named Sodapop, and it says so on his birth certificate." (pg 22 4/30)
17. nature - "Nature's first green is gold..." (pg 77 4/30)
18. picnic - "We were having a school picnic up here and the first thing we knew, the pace is burning up." (pg 91 4/30)

Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas
3. daffodil - "The flashes of embroidered cobalt and daffodil on the sleeves snared Nesryn's attention as much as the platters of roast meats before her." (pg 353 5/17)
15. joy - "Her sister's children, the greatest joy in her life . . ." (pg 25 5/3)
22. seed - "It was enough to plant a seed of dread in her." (pg 78 5/8)
29. pleasant - "Sartaq's solid, pleasant voice filled the chamber." (pg 24 5/3)

There's Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins
19. rainbow - "His latest -- a dumb game about popping rainbow bubbles -- was raking it in." (pg 119 5/22)

Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover by Ally Carter
10. umbrella - "Overcoats and umbrellas.> (pg 137 4/25)

Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley
21. kite - "And there's a kite in the air." (pg 57 5/27)

The Isle of the Lost
24. vacation - "They were comparing vacation notes." (pg 98 5/28)


message 7: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 2701 comments Mod
Welcome to the hunt, Mycal!


message 8: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 2701 comments Mod
Welcome to the hunt, Rissa!


message 9: by Mycal (new)

Mycal Stewart (mycals) | 10 comments Finished!!!


message 10: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 2701 comments Mod
Awesome work! Congratulations, Mycal ^^
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message 11: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 2701 comments Mod
Ladies, when you're finished updating your respective challenges be sure to mention it in a new comment.


message 12: by Janessa (new)

Janessa | 492 comments Update:

58 points.


message 13: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 2701 comments Mod
Well done, Janessa! Congrats ^^
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message 14: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 2701 comments Mod
Great job, Jess! Congrats ^^
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