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message 1: by Renee, Mistress of the Mini-Challenge (new)

Renee M | 4727 comments Mod
This challenge begins on March 20.
Mission: Claim at least one "Bingo!" before June 20 (the first day of summer)!

RULES & GUIDELINES

Not too many of these as it is supposed to be fun after all :)

* As with traditional Bingo, you can go for a horizontal, vertical, diagonal, "X" or "around the world" (perimeter). Or aim big and go for a black out (all squares)!

* A book can only be used once on the sheet.

* Interpret the categories as broadly as you like.

* Feel free to copy and paste the template below to record your books:


message 2: by Renee, Mistress of the Mini-Challenge (new)

Renee M | 4727 comments Mod
Spring Bingo Categories

B1: Award Nominated
B2: Memoir
B3: Audio Book
B4: Green Cover
B5: Pretty Dress

I1: Published before 1900
I2: Travel
I3: Horror or Suspense
I4: Mental Illness
I5: Fairies or Fae

N1: Published This Year
N2: Yellow Cover
N3: FREE
N4: Romance
N5: Male POV

G1: Tear-Jerker
G2: In Translation
G3: Minority Studies
G5: Young Adult
G6: Magical Powers

O1: Fairy Tale Retelling
O2: Historical (F or NF)
O3: Play
O4: Based on a True story
O5: Pink Cover


message 3: by Renee, Mistress of the Mini-Challenge (new)

Renee M | 4727 comments Mod
Save for Bingo Board


message 4: by Cindy (last edited Jun 21, 2019 08:37PM) (new)

Cindy (bkind2books) | 854 comments I'm in!

Spring Bingo: 4 bingos for this one!

B1: Award Nominated - A Game of Thrones
B2: Memoir - In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox
B3: Audio Book - Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It
B4: Green Cover - Britt-Marie Was Here
B5: Pretty Dress - Hypocrite in a Pouffy White Dress: Tales of Growing up Groovy and Clueless

I1: Published before 1900
I2: Travel - Take Me with You
I3: Horror or Suspense - Nothing To Fear
I4: Mental Illness - Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things
I5: Fairies or Fae

N1: Published This Year - Connections in Death
N2: Yellow Cover - Since You're Leaving Anyway, Take Out the Trash
N3: FREE - Dirty Secrets
N4: Romance - Dump and Chase
N5: Male POV - Death Be Not Proud

G1: Tear-Jerker - P.S. I Love You
G2: In Translation
G3: Minority Studies
G4: Young Adult - The Goblin Wood
G5: Magical Powers

O1: Fairy Tale Retelling
O2: Historical (F or NF) - Tragedy in the Shenandoah Valley: The Story of the Summers-Koontz Execution
O3: Play
O4: Based on a True story - The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder
O5: Pink Cover - Personal Delivery


message 5: by Trisha (last edited Jun 13, 2019 09:23AM) (new)

Trisha | 813 comments I’ll try this.

B1: Award Nominated The Talented Mr Ripley
B2: Memoir An Embarrassment of Mangoes: A Caribbean Interlude
B3: Audio Book
B4: Green Cover
The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler
B5: Pretty Dress
Beneath a Burning Sky by Jenny Ashcroft

I1: Published before 1900 The Professor
I2: Travel The Desert and the Sown: Travels in Palestine and Syria
I3: Horror or Suspense The Haunting of Hill House
I4: Mental Illness A Streetcar Named Desire
I5: Fairies or Fae Peter Pan

N1: Published This Year The Suspect
N2: Yellow Cover
A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute
N3: FREE The Amber Keeper
N4: Romance The Island Villa
N5: Male POV A River in Darkness: One Man's Escape from North Korea

G1: Tear-Jerker The Shadow Child
G2: In Translation Memed, My Hawk
G3: Minority Studies
G4: Young Adult The Twisted Tree
G5: Magical Powers

O1: Fairy Tale Retelling
O2: Historical (F or NF) The Lost Letters
O3: Play
O4: Based on a True story Salt to the Sea
O5: Pink Cover

All 4’s completed.
All letter I’s completed.
All 2’s completed.
All letter N’s completed.


message 6: by Rosemarie, Obsessive Reader (last edited Jun 17, 2019 09:16AM) (new)


message 7: by Beth (last edited Jun 20, 2019 04:59PM) (new)

Beth | 200 comments I'm in again

B1: Award Nominated
B2: Memoir
B3: Audio Book - The Trauma Cleaner
B4: Green cover
B5: Pretty Dress

I1: Published before 1900
I2: Travel 
I3: The Woman In Cabin 10
I4: In A Dark Dark Wood

I5: Fairies or Fae

N1: The Peculiar Peggs of Riddling Woods
N2: Sheep Droppings
N3: Llive Llaugh Llove Llike a Llama
N4: Tattooist of Auschwitz
N5: Crossed vol 5


G1: Being Miss Nobdy
G2: In Translation
G3: Minority Studies
G4: Geekhood
G5: Magical Powers

O1: Fairy Tale Retelling
O2: The History of Mary Prince a West Indian Slave
O3: Play
O4: Based on a true story
O5: Glubbslyme


message 8: by Valerie (last edited Jun 18, 2019 07:11AM) (new)

Valerie (valroos) | 86 comments I will be joining in

B1: Award Nominated: Virginie Despentes - Vernon Subutex, 1
B2: Memoir: Shaun Bythell - The Diary of a Bookseller
B3: Audio Book
B4: Green Cover: Mary Roach - Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War
B5: Pretty Dress

I1: Published before 1900: Anthony Trollope - The Warden
I2: Travel
I3: Horror or Suspense: Isabelle Corlier - Ring Est
I4: Mental Illness
I5: Fairies or Fae: G..W. Kent - Devil-Devil (I am adopting a very broad interpretation of the prompt here; the book I read includes belief in 'spirit worlds' )

N1: Published This Year: Hallie Rubenhold - The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper
N2: Yellow Cover: Gael Faye - Petit pays
N3: FREE: Juan Gabriel Vasquez - Le corps des ruines
N4: Romance: Graeme Simsion - The Rosie Project
N5: Male POV: Paolo Cognetti - Les Huit montagnes

G1: Tear-Jerker: Uwem Akpan - Say You're One of Them
G2: In Translation: Antonio Tabucchi - Pereira Maintains
G3: Minority Studies: Margot Lee Shetterly - Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race
G5: Young Adult
G6: Magical Powers: Maurizio de Giovanni - L'hiver du commissaire Ricciardi (broad interpretation of the prompt; the detective sees ghosts)

O1: Fairy Tale Retelling: Sophie Anderson - The House with Chicken Legs
O2: Historical (F or NF): Kate Atkinson - Life After Life
O3: Play: Maurice Maeterlinck - Pélléas en Mélisande
O4: Based on a True story: Tommy Wieringa - De dood van Murat Idrissi
O5: Pink Cover


smutty_lil_reader | 201 comments I'm in!!

B1: Award Nominated
B2: Memoir
B3: Audio Book
B4: Green Cover
B5: Pretty Dress

I1: Published before 1900
I2: Travel
I3: Horror or Suspense
I4: Mental Illness
I5: Fairies or Fae

N1: Published This Year
N2: Yellow Cover
N3: FREE
N4: Romance
N5: Male POV

G1: Tear-Jerker
G2: In Translation
G3: Minority Studies
G5: Young Adult
G6: Magical Powers

O1: Fairy Tale Retelling
O2: Historical (F or NF)
O3: Play
O4: Based on a True story
O5: Pink Cover


message 10: by megan (last edited Jun 20, 2019 07:28AM) (new)

megan | 916 comments Spring Bingo

B1: Award Nominated
B2: Memoir
B3: Audio Book
B4: Green Cover
B5: Pretty Dress - The Perfect Dress
The Perfect Dress by Carolyn Brown


I1: Published before 1900
I2: Travel
I3: Horror or Suspense - The Eighth Sister
I4: Mental Illness
I5: Fairies or Fae - A Court of Thorns and Roses

N1: Published This Year - The Victory Garden
N2: Yellow Cover - The Virgin Suicides
The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
N3: FREE - Plague Pits & River Bones
N4: Romance -Her Lifeline
N5: Male POV - Death Rounds


G1: Tear-Jerker - Darken the Stars
G2: In Translation - Siddhartha
G3: Minority Studies - On the Come Up
G4: Young Adult - Inception
G5: Magical Powers - The Bear and the Nightingale


O1: Fairy Tale Retelling
O2: Historical (F or NF)
O3: Play
O4: Based on a True story
O5: Pink Cover - All the Good Parts
All the Good Parts by Loretta Nyhan



message 11: by Michele Lynn (last edited May 09, 2019 01:51AM) (new)

Michele Lynn (whrobin) | 32 comments I'll try didn't get a bingo in Winter.

Spring Bingo Categories
2/25
(view spoiler)


message 12: by Aneta (last edited Apr 14, 2019 12:51AM) (new)

Aneta | 49 comments I wasn't able to finish Winter Bingo so I'm trying again! :D

B1: Award Nominated
B2: Memoir
B3: Audio Book
B4: Green Cover
B5: Pretty Dress

I1: Published before 1900
I2: Travel
I3: Horror or Suspense
I4: Mental Illness
I5: Fairies or Fae

N1: Published This Year
N2: Yellow Cover
N3: FREE
N4: Romance
N5: Male POV - Alone

G1: Tear-Jerker
G2: In Translation - Hvězdy nad hlavou
G3: Minority Studies
G5: Young Adult
G6: Magical Powers

O1: Fairy Tale Retelling - The Wishing Spell
O2: Historical (F or NF)
O3: Play
O4: Based on a True story
O5: Pink Cover


message 13: by Claire (new)

Claire  | 40 comments Spring bingo

B1: Award Nominated
B2: Memoir
B3: Audio Book
B4: Green Cover
B5: Pretty Dress

I1: Published before 1900
I2: Travel
I3: Horror or Suspense
I4: Mental Illness
I5: Fairies or Fae

N1: Published This Year
N2: Yellow Cover
N3: FREE
N4: Romance
N5: Male POV

G1: Tear-Jerker
G2: In Translation
G3: Minority Studies
G5: Young Adult
G6: Magical Powers

O1: Fairy Tale Retelling
O2: Historical (F or NF)
O3: Play
O4: Based on a True story
O5: Pink Cover


message 14: by Mary Anne (last edited Jun 21, 2019 07:41AM) (new)

Mary Anne (maryanneclement) | 146 comments I'm in for Spring Bingo! Hopefully I'll get 2 or 3. Updated 6/21/19.

6 Bingos! B's, N's, G's, 2's, 4's, Diagonal B1 to O5

B1: Award Nominated Herding Cats 4/20/19
B2: Memoir Bossypants 5/16/2019
B3: Audio Book Becoming 4/30/19
B4 : Green Cover - Meet Me at the Museum 3/30/2019
Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson
B5: Pretty Dress - Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love 6/3/2019
Inheritance A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro


I1: Published before 1900 Nature pub 1836, read 5/8/2019
I2: Travel God Save Texas: A Journey Into the Soul of the Lone Star State 4/14/2019
I3: Horror or Suspense Mercy Falls 5/20/2019
I4: Mental Illness Where'd You Go, Bernadette 4/16/2019
I5: Fairies or Fae

N1: Published This Year The Overdue Life of Amy Byler 5/10/2019
N2: Yellow Cover - Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet 5/15/2019
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

N3: FREE The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry 5/18/2019
N4: Romance Bel Canto 5/6/2019
N5: Male POV Natchez Burning 4/11/2019


G1: Tear-Jerker Before We Were Yours 4/20/2019
G2: In Translation Waiting for Godot 6/19/2019
G3: Minority Studies Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions 4/21/2019
G4: Young Adult A Very Large Expanse of Sea 6/14/2019
G5: Magical Powers Sing, Unburied, Sing 4/29/2019

O1: Fairy Tale Retelling
O2: Historical (F or NF) Rules of Civility 3/23/2019
O3: Play
O4: Based on a True story Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption 5/11/2019
O5: Pink Cover Something Borrowed 6/19/2019
Something Borrowed (Darcy & Rachel, #1) by Emily Giffin



message 15: by Renee, Mistress of the Mini-Challenge (new)

Renee M | 4727 comments Mod
It’s so exciting to have so many members join in for Bingo this season!! Good Lick everyone!!


message 16: by Nancy (last edited Jun 14, 2019 06:21AM) (new)

Nancy  | 34 comments I'm in, a little late...hope to get at least one!

B1: Award Nominated
✓B2: Memoir Backroads Boss Lady
✓B3: Audio Book Gratitude Daily
B4: Green Cover
B5: Pretty Dress

I1: Published before 1900
I2: Travel
I3: Horror or Suspense
I4: Mental Illness
I5: Fairies or Fae

N1: Published This Year
N2: Yellow Cover
✓N3: FREE The Stories of Ray Bradbury
N4: Romance
N5: Male POV

G1: Tear-Jerker Testimony
G2: In Translation
G3: Minority Studies
✓G4: Young Adult Goodbye, Mr. Chips
G5: Magical Powers

O1: Fairy Tale Retelling (The Crane Wife/The Grateful Crane -Japanese fairytale)
✓O2: Historical (F or NF) The Secret Life of Violet Grant
O3: Play
O4: Based on a True story (The Good People by Hannah Kent)
✓O5: Pink Cover Secondhand Souls


message 17: by Renee, Mistress of the Mini-Challenge (new)

Renee M | 4727 comments Mod
Feel free to backfill anything you’ve read in April. :)


message 18: by Stella (last edited May 06, 2019 02:13AM) (new)

Stella (stellarreads) | 46 comments This should be fun considering my limited access to books in english for a little while, but I need a game to motivate me:

B1: Award Nominated - Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
B2: Memoir
B3: Audio Book
B4: Green Cover
B5: Pretty Dress

I1: Published before 1900
I2: Travel
I3: Horror or Suspense
I4: Mental Illness
I5: Fairies or Fae

N1: Published This Year
N2: Yellow Cover
N3: FREE
N4: Romance
N5: Male POV - The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue

G1: Tear-Jerker
G2: In Translation
G3: Minority Studies - Americanah
G5: Young Adult
G6: Magical Powers - Lirael

O1: Fairy Tale Retelling
O2: Historical (F or NF)
O3: Play
O4: Based on a True story
O5: Pink Cover


message 19: by Renee, Mistress of the Mini-Challenge (new)

Renee M | 4727 comments Mod
We have several members who read in languages other than English. (Making me quite jealous) You aren’t limited by that here; just list whatever you read in whatever language is available to you.


message 20: by Amanda (new)

Amanda | 77 comments I'm late to the party, but would like to join in!!

B1: Award Nominated
B2: Memoir
B3: Audio Book
B4: Green Cover
B5: Pretty Dress

I1: Published before 1900
I2: Travel
I3: Horror or Suspense
I4: Mental Illness
I5: Fairies or Fae

N1: Published This Year
N2: Yellow Cover
N3: FREE
N4: Romance
N5: Male POV

G1: Tear-Jerker
G2: In Translation: The Elegance of the Hedgehog (3/24)
G3: Minority Studies
G5: Young Adult
G6: Magical Powers

O1: Fairy Tale Retelling
O2: Historical (F or NF): All the Light We Cannot See (4/28)
O3: Play
O4: Based on a True story
O5: Pink Cover


message 21: by Cindy (new)

Cindy (bkind2books) | 854 comments Made my first bingo - all B’s (see message 4 for list)


message 22: by Renee, Mistress of the Mini-Challenge (new)

Renee M | 4727 comments Mod
Brava!


message 23: by Susy (new)

Susy (susysstories) | 440 comments Oh, I almost forgot about the Bingo! Will have a look tomorrow to see how I’m doing so far!


message 24: by Rosemarie, Obsessive Reader (new)

Rosemarie | 3940 comments Mod
Way to go, Cindy!


message 25: by Valerie (new)

Valerie (valroos) | 86 comments Completed my first bingo, the N's (message 8). Hoping to get a second one before the challenge ends. It's been a lot of fun!


message 26: by Rosemarie, Obsessive Reader (new)

Rosemarie | 3940 comments Mod
Way to go, Valerie!


message 27: by Renee, Mistress of the Mini-Challenge (new)

Renee M | 4727 comments Mod
Nifty!!


message 28: by Rosemarie, Obsessive Reader (new)

Rosemarie | 3940 comments Mod
I finally got a Bingo - the 2's (message 6)


message 29: by Valerie (new)

Valerie (valroos) | 86 comments Congrats on the bingo Rosemarie! Looks like you read an interesting collection of books.


message 30: by Rosemarie, Obsessive Reader (new)

Rosemarie | 3940 comments Mod
Thanks, Valerie.


message 31: by megan (new)

megan | 916 comments I got three BINGOs this spring
Ns: N1,N2,N3,N4,N5
Gs: G1,G2,G3,G4,G5
5s: B5,I5,N5,G5,O5


message 32: by Rosemarie, Obsessive Reader (new)

Rosemarie | 3940 comments Mod
Way to go, Megan!


message 33: by Trisha (last edited Jun 20, 2019 09:00AM) (new)

Trisha | 813 comments I got 4 this time, more than usual! The 2’s, 4’s, I’s & N’s.
(See message 5.)


message 34: by Rosemarie, Obsessive Reader (new)

Rosemarie | 3940 comments Mod
Congratulations, Trisha! A great result!


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