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message 1: by JoAnne (last edited Apr 12, 2019 05:44AM) (new)

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Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019


You may do as many tasks as you wish.
You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.
A badge will be awarded for participation.

TASKS:
1. Adele Laurie Blue Adkins was born on 5 May 1988 in Tottenham, London, to an English mother, Penny Adkins, and a Welsh father, Marc Evans. Evans left when Adele was two, leaving her mother to raise her.
🎙️ Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother.

2. Adele has recorded 3 albums: 19 (2008), 21 (2011), 25 (2015)
🎙️ Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.

3. She released her second single, "Chasing Pavements", on 14 January 2008, two weeks ahead of her debut album, 19. The song reached number two on the UK Chart, and stayed there for four weeks. Adele was nominated for a 2008 Mercury Prize award for 19. She also won an Urban Music Award for "Best Jazz Act." She also received a Q Awards nomination in the category of Breakthrough Act and a Music of Black Origin nomination in the category of Best UK Female.
🎙️ Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or Z in the title .

4. The An Evening with Adele world tour began in May 2008 and ended in June 2009. She later cancelled the 2008 US tour dates to be with a former boyfriend. She said in Nylon magazine in June 2009, "I'm like, 'I can't believe I did that.' It seems so ungrateful.... I was drinking far too much and that was kind of the basis of my relationship with this boy. I couldn't bear to be without him, so I was like, 'Well, I'll just cancel my stuff then.'" She referred to this period as her "early life crisis".
🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".

5. During the 2010 CMT Artists of the Year special, Adele performed a widely publicised duet of Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" with Darius Rucker. Adele released her second studio album, 21, on 24 January 2011 in the UK and 22 February in the US. She said that the album was inspired by the break-up with her former partner.
🎙️ Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.

6. In October 2011, Adele was forced to cancel two tours because of a vocal-cord haemorrhage. She released a statement saying she needed an extended period of rest to avoid permanent damage to her voice. She had microsurgery in Boston on her vocal cords to remove a benign polyp.
🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston.

7. Adele is the first artist in Nielsen SoundScan history to have the year's number-one album (21), number-one single ("Rolling in the Deep"), and number-one music video (Live at the Royal Albert Hall).
🎙️ Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).

8. In June 2013, Adele was appointed a MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for services to music, and she received the award from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace on 19 December 2013.
🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
 
9. In October 2012, Adele confirmed that she had been writing, composing and recording the theme song for Skyfall, the twenty-third James Bond film. Adele stated recording "Skyfall" was "one of the proudest moments of my life."
🎙️ Read a book where a character has a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.

10. Adele began dating charity entrepreneur and Old Etonian Simon Konecki in the summer of 2011. In June 2012, Adele announced that she and Konecki were expecting a baby. Their son Angelo was born on 19 October 2012. On the topic of becoming a parent, Adele observed that she "felt like I was truly living. I had a purpose, where before I didn't". Adele married Konecki in 2017.
🎙️ Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married.

Info from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adele

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message 3: by JoAnne (last edited May 11, 2019 08:56AM) (new)

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Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019
Read: 15

TASKS:
1. 🎙️ Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother.

single mother Sweet Little Thing Abbi Glines 4/19/19
single mother Rebel Heir Vi Keeland 4/21/19
Author's Initials Broken Lauren Layne 5/7/19

2. 🎙️ Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.
19 years old Sweet Little Lies Abbi Glines 4/19/19
2015 Magic Shifts Ilona Andrews 5/4/19

3. 🎙️ Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or Z in the title .

4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".

5. 🎙️ Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.
January Eleventh Grave in Moonlight Darynda Jones 4/16/19
February Watcher in the Woods Kelley Armstrong 4/30/19

6. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston.
Surgery Rebel Heart Penelope Ward 4/22/19
Both The Sinner Tess Gerritsen 5/2/19

7. 🎙️ Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).
Number The Trouble with Twelfth Grave Darynda Jones 4/17/19
Rainy Day Sisters Kate Hewitt 4/29/19 (Hartley-by-the-Sea #1)

8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
Marked in Flesh Anne Bishop 4/26/19 
 
9. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.

10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married.
Gets married Rival Penelope Douglas 4/22/19
Gets married Magic BindsIlona Andrews 5/6/19
Mother Wolfhunter River Rachel Caine 5/8/19


message 4: by Anne (last edited Apr 29, 2019 05:06AM) (new)

Anne | 728 comments Hello, Challenge!
Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

Read: 5

TASKS:
1. 🎙️ Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother.
A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner Completed 4/26/2019
Taryn is a single mother, raising her daughter.

2. 🎙️ Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.
I See London, I See France by Sarah Mlynewski
COMPLETED 4/17/2019
Sydney, the MC, is 19 years old.

3. 🎙️ Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or Z in the title .

4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".

5. 🎙️ Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.

6. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston.
Tear Me Apart by J T Ellison
COMPLETED 4/20/2019
Mindy has to have a leg set and stem cell transplant.

7. 🎙️ Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).

8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
COMPLETED 4/28/2019

9. 🎙️ Read a book where a character a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.

10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married.
The Banker’s Wife by Christina Alger
COMPLETED 4/20/2019
The MC is named Annabelle.


message 5: by Ferenc (last edited May 21, 2019 04:41AM) (new)

Ferenc (aeneth) | 1420 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

You may do as many tasks as you wish.
You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.
A badge will be awarded for participation.

Tasks: 7

TASKS:
🎙️ 1. Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother.
Magic Is Dead: My Journey into the World's Most Secretive Society of Magicians by Ian Frisch – 04/21/2019
MC/Author Ian Frisch was raised by his mother.

🎙️ 2. Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.
Countdown City by Ben H. Winters – 05/14/2019
The Last Policeman Trilogy #2

🎙️ 3. Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or Z in the title .

🎙️ 4. Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".

🎙️ 5. Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.
Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo – 04/22/2019
Characters that work closely with a person of the opposite sex: Kazz and Inej, Matthias and Nina.

Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier’s First Gunfighter by Tom Clavin – 05/06/2019
Published February 5th 2019

Tenth of December by George Saunders – 05/10/2019
Published January 8th 2019

🎙️ 6. Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston.

🎙️ 7. Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).
2012: The War for Souls by Whitley Strieber – 04/29/2019
Number in the title: 2012.

🎙️ 8. Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).

🎙️ 9. Read a book where a character a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.

🎙️ 10. Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married.
Easter Bunny Murder by Leslie Meier – 04/27/2019
MC Lucy Stone is a mother.

Magic Is Dead My Journey into the World's Most Secretive Society of Magicians by Ian Frisch Countdown City (Last Policeman, #2) by Ben H. Winters Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows, #2) by Leigh Bardugo Wild Bill The True Story of the American Frontier’s First Gunfighter by Tom Clavin Tenth of December by George Saunders 2012 The War for Souls by Whitley Strieber Easter Bunny Murder (A Lucy Stone Mystery) by Leslie Meier


message 6: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37691 comments Mod
Welcome Anne and Ferenc!


message 7: by Grace (last edited May 09, 2019 07:51PM) (new)

Grace Worland | 958 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

Read: 13

TASKS:
2. 🎙️ Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.
Afterschool Charisma, Vol. 11-Kumiko Suekane 4/15- 2015
Bound by Hatred-Cora Reilly 5/2- 2015
The Dead House-Dawn Kurtagich 5/9- 2015
Lament: The Faerie Queen's Deception-Maggie Stiefvater 5/9- 2008

5. 🎙️ Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs- We Can Be Mended-Veronica Roth 5/2- Jan

6. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery- Running into Love-Aurora Rose Reynolds 4/30

7. 🎙️ Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).
Something New-Ashlee Rose 4/19
November 9-Colleen Hoover 4/20
Sea Witch-Sarah Henning 4/23
Five Feet Apart-Rachael Lippincott 5/2
Saving Claire (Chaos MC Book 1): A Chaos MC Novel-Cameron Hart 5/8

8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
The Magician's Nephew-C.S. Lewis 4/16

10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married- Precarious-Bella Jewel 5/6- Ash


message 8: by Gabriela (last edited May 10, 2019 10:34AM) (new)

Gabriela | 98 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15th - May 14th, 2019

Read: 7 - Finished!

1. 🎙️ Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother.
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, read Apr 24th (Single mother)

2. 🎙️ Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.
American Prince by Sierra Simone, read May 7th (Trilogy)

3. 🎙️ Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or Z in the title .

4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".

5. 🎙️ Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.
Imitation in Death by J.D. Robb, read Apr 28th (Published in Jan)
Storm Warning by E. Lee, read Apr 30th (Break up)

6. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston.

7. 🎙️ Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli, read May 10th (#1)

8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
Bad for You by Abbi Glines, read May 4th (Title B)
Eyes of Silver, Eyes of Gold by Ellen O'Connell, read Apr 21st (Title E)

9. 🎙️ Read a book where a character a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.

10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married.


message 9: by Connie N. (last edited Jul 21, 2019 09:26AM) (new)

Connie N. | 3271 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Timeframe: 4/15/19 to 5/14/19
10/10

1. Set in London - One Day in December by Josie Silver - 5/20/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
One Day in December by Josie Silver

2. Published in 2015 - In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park - 5/18/19 ♥♥♥
In Order to Live A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park
Pub 9/25/15

3. From a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title - Web of Lies by Jennifer Estep - 7/20/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
Web of Lies (Elemental Assassin, #2) by Jennifer Estep
Best Female Lead Characters – #681

4. Character has an "early life crisis" - Back to School Murder by Leslie Meier - 4/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
Back to School Murder (A Lucy Stone Mystery, #4) by Leslie Meier
Lucy is struggling with her husband taking her for granted, her children not needing her as much, and her losing her job.

5. Character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex - Candidate by Tracy Ewens - 4/28/19 ♥♥♥♥
Candidate (Love Story, #2) by Tracy Ewens
Kate’s PR firm is hired to “babysit” for bad-boy Gracy during his father’s campaign.

6. Character has surgery - The You-Can't-Make-Me Bride by Leanne Banks - 4/19/19 ♥♥♥♥
The You-Can't-Make-Me Bride by Leanne Banks
Jenna Jean breaks her ankle and is operated on, which is how she meets Stan.

7. Series #1 - The Unsung Hero by Suzanne Brockmann - 4/30/19 ♥♥♥
The Unsung Hero (Troubleshooters, #1) by Suzanne Brockmann
Series #1 Troubleshooters)

8. Title begins with M, B or E - Magic Rises by Ilona Andrews - 5/19/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
Magic Rises (Kate Daniels, #6) by Ilona Andrews

9. Character has a "proud moment" - The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg - 5/4/19 ♥♥♥
The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg
All the kids on the team are proud when they win.

10. MC gets married - To Marry a Tiger by Isobel Chace - 4/20/19 ♥♥
To Marry a Tiger by Isobel Chace
Ruth is forced into marriage with Mario.

*****CHALLENGE COMPLETE 7/20/19*****


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Welcome Grace, Gabriela and Connie!


message 11: by Karen ♐ (last edited May 18, 2019 05:21PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 883 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

Read: 7

TASKS:

1. 🎙️ Read a book where a character was raised by a single mother. - Temptation Ridge Robyn Carr - 5/14

2. 🎙️ Read a book published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 - Pub 2011 - Treachery in Death J.D. Robb - 4/15

5. 🎙️ Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex - Feels Like Family Sherryl Woods - 4/24

6. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery - Tate Linda Lael Miller - 4/25

7. 🎙️ Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 - SEAL of Honor Tonya Burrows - 4/15

8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The). - The Bourbon Kings J.R. Ward - 4/19

10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC is a mother - A Slice of Heaven Sherryl Woods - 4/18


message 12: by Katharine (last edited May 05, 2019 10:19PM) (new)

Katharine | 238 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Timeframe: 4/15/19 to 5/14/19

GOAL: 8 books
11/8

1. Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother.

~~Oxygen by Carol Cassella

2. Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.

~~Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich (4/23/19)--published in 2008
~~Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir by Stan Lee (4/26/19)--published in 2015

3. Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or Z in the title.

~~Queer, There and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World by Sarah Prager

4. Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".

~~Under Rose-Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall (4/21/19)--MC, Norah is 17 years old and has OCD, agoraphobia, anxiety, and depression

5. Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.

~~The True Queen by Sarah Fine (both Ansa and Elli--women--live and do battle with a number of men)
~~The Hanover Square Affair by Ashley Gardner (4/20/19)--first published in January
~~The Year We Turned Forty by Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke (4/26/19)--multiple breakups between the 3 MCs and their husbands/boyfriends

6. Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston.

~~Fated by Sarah Fine (5/6/19)--set in Boston

7. Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).

~~1-2-3 Peas by Keith Baker
~~2 Bodies for the Price of 1 by Stephanie Bond

8. Read a book where the title begins with M, B, or E (excluding A, An and The).

~~Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein
~~Enemy Pie by Derek Munson
~~E-mergency! by Tom Lichtenheld

9. Read a book where a character a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.

~~The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart (4/30/19)—MC, “Coyote” is a 12-year-old girl on a quest that takes her across the country, with some convincing to do along the way, to retrieve a special box. The book is filled with what I would consider to be “proud moments” for her.

10. Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married.

~~Memory Man by David Baldacci (5//19)--MC's first name is Amos


message 13: by Cindy III (last edited May 14, 2019 10:55PM) (new)

Cindy III | 283 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

You may do as many tasks as you wish.
You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.
A badge will be awarded for participation.

TASKS:
1. 🎙️ Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother.

2. 🎙️ Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.

3. 🎙️ Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or Z in the title .

4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".
Good Brother, Bad Brother: The Story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth - James Cross Giblin Edwin Booth gets drunk and performs in plays that way; not always, but enough for it to be a problem 4.20 - 30

5. 🎙️ Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.

6. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston.

7. 🎙️ Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).

8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
The Bride the Exorcist Knight Vol. 2 - Keiko Ishihara 4.18 - 19

9. 🎙️ Read a book where a character a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.
The Railway Children - E. Nesbit 4.21 - 5.12 proud moment for railway child Peter when he saves a baby

10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married.
The Bride the Exorcist Knight Vol. 1 - Keiko Ishihara MC's name is Anne 4.17 - 18


message 14: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37691 comments Mod
Welcome Karen, Katharine and Cindy!


message 15: by Claire (last edited May 13, 2019 07:00AM) (new)

Claire  | 285 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

Read:

TASKS:
✔️1. 🎙️ Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter

Moederhart by Mariëtte Middelbeek Moederhart Mariëtte Middelbeek 1 star 27 april 2019 263 p.


✔️2. 🎙️ Read a book published in 2008, 2011 or 2015
The Last Pilot by Benjamin Johncock The Last Pilot Benjamin Johncock 298 p. 25 april 2019 2 stars
2015

✔️3. 🎙️ Read a book with a Q or Z in the title .

Beestachtige zaken Beestachtige zaken by Donna Leon Donna Leon 304 p. 30 april 2019 3 stars
✔️4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has an "early life crisis".
Op zee Op zee by Toine Heijmans Toine Heijmans 192 p. 1 may 2019 3 stars
MC has life crisis and is in his 30’s
✔️5. 🎙️ Read a book published in January or February
Lost Children Archive Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli Valeria Luiselli 2 may 2019 5 stars
February 2019


✔️6. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery
Old Man's War Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1) by John Scalzi John Scalzi 332 p. 4/5/2019 4 stars

✔️7. 🎙️ Read a book Series #1
Children of Blood and Bone Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1) by Tomi Adeyemi Tomi Adeyemi 544 p. 8 may 2019 3 stars

✔️8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).

Misleiding (Doggerland #1) by Maria Adolfsson MisleidingMaria Adolfsson 443 p. 11 may 2019 3 stars
✔️9. 🎙️ Read a book where a character a "proud moment"
The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Rudolf Erich Raspe Rudolf Erich Raspe 204 p. 7 may 2019 3 stars
Book of proud moments:-)

✔️10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC is a mother
Een schitterende middag Een schitterende middag by Gin Phillips Gin Phillips
256 p. 3 may 2019 3 stars


message 16: by Shash (last edited May 01, 2019 12:01AM) (new)

Shash | 1496 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
April 15, 2019 - May 14, 2019

10 Tasks Completed

1. 🎙️ Read a book set in London.
Night at the Opera by Stacy Henrie (4/15/19)

2. 🎙️ Read a book with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.
The Dream Groom by Taylor Hart (4/22/19)
Shayla is 21

3. 🎙️ Read a book with a Q or Z in the title.
Married to a Marquess by Joyce Alec (4/30/19)

4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has an "early life crisis".
Rematched by Julie Jarnagin (4/24/19)

5. 🎙️ Read a book where a break up occurs.
Love on the Rocks by Jennifer Youngblood (4/27/19)
works closely or break up

6. 🎙️ Read a book set in Boston.
Kissing A Billionaire by Heather B Moore, et. al. (4/17/19)

7. 🎙️ Read a Series #1.
The Fall of Lord Drayson by Rachael Anderson (4/19/19)
Tanglewood #1

8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
The Book of Mayhem by Melissa McShane (4/21/19)

9. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a "proud moment".
An October Bride by Katie Ganshert (4/25/19)
Walking Emma down the aisle.

10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC gets married.
Beneath an Italian Sky by Stacy Henrie (4/29/19)


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message 18: by Melissa (ladybug) (last edited May 13, 2019 03:03PM) (new)

Melissa (ladybug) (ladybugsdoodles) | 210 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

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☑ 01. 🎙️ Read a book where a character was raised by a single mother.
Almost Home - Joan Bauer (4/16/19) *****

☑ 2. 🎙️ Read a book published in 2011.
Looking Backward - Joyce Swann (4/25/19) *****

☑ 3. 🎙️ Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it. 2012 Man Booker Prize Longlist
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - Rachel Joyce (4/26/19) ****

4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".

☑ 5. 🎙️ Read a book where a break up occurs.
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August - Claire North (4/22/19) ***

☑ 6. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery.
Homes: A Refugee Story - Abu Bakr al Rabeeah (4/17/19) *****

☑ 7. 🎙️ Read a book Series #1
The Dragon and the George - Gordon R. Dickson (4/20/19) ****

☑ 8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
Blubber - Judy Blume (5/10/19) **

☑ 9. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a "proud moment"
With the Fire on High - Elizabeth Acevedo (5/10/19) ****

☑ 10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC gets married.
It Ends with Us - Colleen Hoover (4/19/19) ****

Almost Home by Joan Bauer Looking Backward My Twenty-Five Years as a Homeschooling Mother by Joyce Swann The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (Harold Fry, #1) by Rachel Joyce The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North Homes A Refugee Story by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah The Dragon and the George (Dragon Knight, #1) by Gordon R. Dickson Blubber by Judy Blume With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover


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message 20: by Melanie (last edited May 05, 2019 02:40PM) (new)

Melanie | 20 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration:
April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

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TASKS:
1. Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother.

2. Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.
Playing Dead (Prison Break Trilogy, #3) by Allison Brennan Playing Dead - Allison Brennan - 4/17/2019
How it fits: Book 3 of the Prison Break trilogy.

3. Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or Z in the title .

4. Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".
Working Class Man by Jimmy Barnes Working Class Man - Jimmy Barnes - 4/18/2019
How it fits: Author Jimmy Barnes had a drinking and drug problem throughout the timeline of the book.

5. Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.
Briar Rose by Jane Yolen Briar Rose - Jane Yolen - 4/21/2019
How it fits: Becca and Stan work closely together.

The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks The Wife Between Us - Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen - 5/5/2019
How it fits: Published January 3, 2018

6. Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston.

7. Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).

8. Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).

9. Read a book where a character has a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.

10. Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married.
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides The Silent Patient - Alex Michaelides - 4/29/2019
How it fits: MC Alicia.


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Welcome Melanie!


message 22: by Kat (last edited May 12, 2019 01:44PM) (new)

Kat | 1226 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

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Read: 7

TASKS:
🎙️ 1. Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother.
Traveler by L.E. DeLano 5/1/19

🎙️ 2. Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.

🎙️ 3. Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or Z in the title .

🎙️ 4. Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".
All the Ever Afters: The Untold Story of Cinderella’s Stepmother by Danielle Teller 5/12/19

🎙️ 5. Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot 5/3/19 Published 2/2/2010

🎙️ 6. Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston.

🎙️ 7. Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).
Who Moved My Goat Cheese? by Lynn Cahoon 5/7/19

🎙️ 8. Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate 4/17/19
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng 4/24/19

🎙️ 9. Read a book where a character a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.

🎙️ 10. Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married.
This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today by Chrissy Metz 4/18/19


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Welcome Kat!


message 24: by Joann (last edited May 13, 2019 07:47AM) (new)

Joann | 1244 comments You may do as many tasks as you wish.
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TASKS:
1. 🎙️ Read a book set in London
The Yard- Alex Grecian - 5/7/19

2. 🎙️ Read a book published in 2008, 2011 or 2015
2015 - Little Black Lies - Sharon Bolton - 5/9/19
2015 - Ghostly Grave - Tonya Kappes - 5/19/19

3. 🎙️ Read a book from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title
List: Best Female Lead Character Position #3242 - The Curse of the Pharaohs - Elizabeth Peters - 4/23/19

4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem
Open Season - Linda Howard - 4/28/19
Where the Crawdads Sing- Delia Owens - 5/2/19

5.🎙️ Read a book published in January or February
Baker’s Daughter - Sarah McCoy - 4/25/19 - Jan 2012
Murder on Potrero Hill - ML Hamilton - 5/9/19 - Jan 2012

OR where a break up occurs.
The Undertaker’s Widow- Phillip Margolin - 4/30/19


8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
Baker’s Secret - Stephen Kiernan - 4/21/19
Ember Island - Kimberley Freeman - 5/12/19


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message 26: by DenXXX (last edited Apr 25, 2019 07:29AM) (new)

DenXXX (dencross) | 1505 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019 COMPLETE

Read: 6/10

TASKS:
1. 🎙️ Read a book where a character was raised by a single mother.
The Mammy Brendan O'Carroll 25.04.19

2. 🎙️ Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.
City of Fallen Angels Cassandra Clare 17.04.19 published 5 April 2011

4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem
Death of a travelling man – m.c. beaton – 20.04.19 – Blair has a huge drinking problem and is often hospitalised for it, which gives Hamish a bit of freedom Death of a Travelling Man

5. 🎙️ Read a book published in January or February
Death of a Nurse M.C. Beaton 16.04.19 published 23 Feb 2016


8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E
Every Little Thing Samantha Young 22.04.19

9. 🎙️ Read aa Series #23.
Death of a Gentle Lady M.C. Beaton 15.04.19 #23 Hamish MacBeth


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message 28: by Rina (last edited May 11, 2019 09:53AM) (new)

Rina | 1084 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

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TASKS:
1. Adele Laurie Blue Adkins was born on 5 May 1988 in Tottenham, London, to an English mother, Penny Adkins, and a Welsh father, Marc Evans. Evans left when Adele was two, leaving her mother to raise her.
🎙️ Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother.

2. Adele has recorded 3 albums: 19 (2008), 21 (2011), 25 (2015)
🎙️ Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.

3. She released her second single, "Chasing Pavements", on 14 January 2008, two weeks ahead of her debut album, 19. The song reached number two on the UK Chart, and stayed there for four weeks. Adele was nominated for a 2008 Mercury Prize award for 19. She also won an Urban Music Award for "Best Jazz Act." She also received a Q Awards nomination in the category of Breakthrough Act and a Music of Black Origin nomination in the category of Best UK Female.
🎙️ Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or Z in the title .

4. The An Evening with Adele world tour began in May 2008 and ended in June 2009. She later cancelled the 2008 US tour dates to be with a former boyfriend. She said in Nylon magazine in June 2009, "I'm like, 'I can't believe I did that.' It seems so ungrateful.... I was drinking far too much and that was kind of the basis of my relationship with this boy. I couldn't bear to be without him, so I was like, 'Well, I'll just cancel my stuff then.'" She referred to this period as her "early life crisis".
🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".

5. During the 2010 CMT Artists of the Year special, Adele performed a widely publicised duet of Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" with Darius Rucker. Adele released her second studio album, 21, on 24 January 2011 in the UK and 22 February in the US. She said that the album was inspired by the break-up with her former partner.
🎙️ Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.

6. In October 2011, Adele was forced to cancel two tours because of a vocal-cord haemorrhage. She released a statement saying she needed an extended period of rest to avoid permanent damage to her voice. She had microsurgery in Boston on her vocal cords to remove a benign polyp.
🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston.

7. Adele is the first artist in Nielsen SoundScan history to have the year's number-one album (21), number-one single ("Rolling in the Deep"), and number-one music video (Live at the Royal Albert Hall).
🎙️ Read a Series #1.

The Last Wish, Andrzej Sapkowski, 09.05.2019 - Saga o Wiedzmine #1

8. In June 2013, Adele was appointed a MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for services to music, and she received the award from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace on 19 December 2013.
🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).

9. In October 2012, Adele confirmed that she had been writing, composing and recording the theme song for Skyfall, the twenty-third James Bond film. Adele stated recording "Skyfall" was "one of the proudest moments of my life."
🎙️ Read a book where a character has a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.

10. Adele began dating charity entrepreneur and Old Etonian Simon Konecki in the summer of 2011. In June 2012, Adele announced that she and Konecki were expecting a baby. Their son Angelo was born on 19 October 2012. On the topic of becoming a parent, Adele observed that she "felt like I was truly living. I had a purpose, where before I didn't". Adele married Konecki in 2017.
🎙️ Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married.


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Welcome Rina!


message 30: by Anne (new)

Anne | 728 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

Read: 5 -- COMPLETED

TASKS:
1. 🎙️ Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother.
A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner Completed 4/26/2019
Taryn is a single mother, raising her daughter.

2. 🎙️ Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.
I See London, I See France by Sarah Mlynewski
COMPLETED 4/17/2019
Sydney, the MC, is 19 years old.

3. 🎙️ Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or Z in the title .

4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".

5. 🎙️ Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.

6. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston.
Tear Me Apart by J T Ellison
COMPLETED 4/20/2019
Mindy has to have a leg set and stem cell transplant.

7. 🎙️ Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).

8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
COMPLETED 4/28/2019

9. 🎙️ Read a book where a character a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.

10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married.
The Banker’s Wife by Christina Alger
COMPLETED 4/20/2019
The MC is named Annabelle.


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JoAnne | 37691 comments Mod
WOOHOO Anne!


message 32: by Shash (new)

Shash | 1496 comments Finished!

Musical Person of the Month: Adele
April 15, 2019 - May 14, 2019

10 Tasks Completed

1. 🎙️ Read a book set in London.
Night at the Opera by Stacy Henrie (4/15/19)

2. 🎙️ Read a book with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.
The Dream Groom by Taylor Hart (4/22/19)
Shayla is 21

3. 🎙️ Read a book with a Q or Z in the title.
Married to a Marquess by Joyce Alec (4/30/19)

4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has an "early life crisis".
Rematched by Julie Jarnagin (4/24/19)

5. 🎙️ Read a book where a break up occurs.
Love on the Rocks by Jennifer Youngblood (4/27/19)
works closely or break up

6. 🎙️ Read a book set in Boston.
Kissing A Billionaire by Heather B Moore, et. al. (4/17/19)

7. 🎙️ Read a Series #1.
The Fall of Lord Drayson by Rachael Anderson (4/19/19)
Tanglewood #1

8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
The Book of Mayhem by Melissa McShane (4/21/19)

9. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a "proud moment".
An October Bride by Katie Ganshert (4/25/19)
Walking Emma down the aisle.

10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC gets married.
Beneath an Italian Sky by Stacy Henrie (4/29/19)


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WOOHOO Shash!


message 34: by Jess (last edited May 13, 2019 08:43AM) (new)

Jess Penhallow | 241 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

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3/10

TASKS:
1. Adele Laurie Blue Adkins was born on 5 May 1988 in Tottenham, London, to an English mother, Penny Adkins, and a Welsh father, Marc Evans. Evans left when Adele was two, leaving her mother to raise her.
🎙️ Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother.
The House on Half Moon Street by Alex Reeve 22/04/19

2. Adele has recorded 3 albums: 19 (2008), 21 (2011), 25 (2015)
🎙️ Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.

3. She released her second single, "Chasing Pavements", on 14 January 2008, two weeks ahead of her debut album, 19. The song reached number two on the UK Chart, and stayed there for four weeks. Adele was nominated for a 2008 Mercury Prize award for 19. She also won an Urban Music Award for "Best Jazz Act." She also received a Q Awards nomination in the category of Breakthrough Act and a Music of Black Origin nomination in the category of Best UK Female.
🎙️ Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or Z in the title .
The Witch Elm by Tana French 24/04/19 - On the list Women's Prize for Fiction 2019 Eligible Books

4. The An Evening with Adele world tour began in May 2008 and ended in June 2009. She later cancelled the 2008 US tour dates to be with a former boyfriend. She said in Nylon magazine in June 2009, "I'm like, 'I can't believe I did that.' It seems so ungrateful.... I was drinking far too much and that was kind of the basis of my relationship with this boy. I couldn't bear to be without him, so I was like, 'Well, I'll just cancel my stuff then.'" She referred to this period as her "early life crisis".
🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".

5. During the 2010 CMT Artists of the Year special, Adele performed a widely publicised duet of Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" with Darius Rucker. Adele released her second studio album, 21, on 24 January 2011 in the UK and 22 February in the US. She said that the album was inspired by the break-up with her former partner.
🎙️ Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.

6. In October 2011, Adele was forced to cancel two tours because of a vocal-cord haemorrhage. She released a statement saying she needed an extended period of rest to avoid permanent damage to her voice. She had microsurgery in Boston on her vocal cords to remove a benign polyp.
🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston.

7. Adele is the first artist in Nielsen SoundScan history to have the year's number-one album (21), number-one single ("Rolling in the Deep"), and number-one music video (Live at the Royal Albert Hall).
🎙️ Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).

8. In June 2013, Adele was appointed a MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for services to music, and she received the award from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace on 19 December 2013.
🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).

9. In October 2012, Adele confirmed that she had been writing, composing and recording the theme song for Skyfall, the twenty-third James Bond film. Adele stated recording "Skyfall" was "one of the proudest moments of my life."
🎙️ Read a book where a character has a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.

10. Adele began dating charity entrepreneur and Old Etonian Simon Konecki in the summer of 2011. In June 2012, Adele announced that she and Konecki were expecting a baby. Their son Angelo was born on 19 October 2012. On the topic of becoming a parent, Adele observed that she "felt like I was truly living. I had a purpose, where before I didn't". Adele married Konecki in 2017.
🎙️ Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC get married.
The Fifth Child by Doris Lessing 02/05/19


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message 36: by Suzanne (last edited May 29, 2019 02:24PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1518 comments The Lost Challenges
Musical Person of the Month: Adele (Apr/May 2019)
Duration:
April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

Progress: 10 out of 10

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TASKS:

1. Adele Laurie Blue Adkins was born on 5 May 1988 in Tottenham, London, to an English mother, Penny Adkins, and a Welsh father, Marc Evans. Evans left when Adele was two, leaving her mother to raise her.
🎙️ Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother:
Fairy Tales for Angry Little Girls by Lela Lee - **** - 4/25/2019 - 168 Pages

2. Adele has recorded 3 albums: 19 (2008), 21 (2011), 25 (2015)
🎙️ Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.
Never Trust a Pirate by Anne Stuart - ***** - 5/8/2019 - 304 Pages - Part of a Trilogy

3. She released her second single, "Chasing Pavements", on 14 January 2008, two weeks ahead of her debut album, 19. The song reached number two on the UK Chart, and stayed there for four weeks. Adele was nominated for a 2008 Mercury Prize award for 19. She also won an Urban Music Award for "Best Jazz Act." She also received a Q Awards nomination in the category of Breakthrough Act and a Music of Black Origin nomination in the category of Best UK Female.
🎙️ Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or Z in the title:
Dune by Frank Herbert - **** - 5/28/2019 - 604 Pages - Best Sci Fi Books with Female Main

4. The An Evening with Adele world tour began in May 2008 and ended in June 2009. She later cancelled the 2008 US tour dates to be with a former boyfriend. She said in Nylon magazine in June 2009, "I'm like, 'I can't believe I did that.' It seems so ungrateful.... I was drinking far too much and that was kind of the basis of my relationship with this boy. I couldn't bear to be without him, so I was like, 'Well, I'll just cancel my stuff then.'" She referred to this period as her "early life crisis".
🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".
Gossip Girl by Cecily von Ziegesar - ***** - 4/22/2019 - 224 Pages - Drinking Problem

5. During the 2010 CMT Artists of the Year special, Adele performed a widely publicised duet of Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" with Darius Rucker. Adele released her second studio album, 21, on 24 January 2011 in the UK and 22 February in the US. She said that the album was inspired by the break-up with her former partner.
🎙️ Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.
Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder - ***** - 5/2/2019 - 361 Pages - Opposite Sex

6. In October 2011, Adele was forced to cancel two tours because of a vocal-cord haemorrhage. She released a statement saying she needed an extended period of rest to avoid permanent damage to her voice. She had microsurgery in Boston on her vocal cords to remove a benign polyp.
🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston:
The Beast by J.R. Ward - **** - 4/23/2019 - 508 Pages - Surgery

7. Adele is the first artist in Nielsen SoundScan history to have the year's number-one album (21), number-one single ("Rolling in the Deep"), and number-one music video (Live at the Royal Albert Hall).
🎙️ Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum):
Riverdale Vol. 1 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa - **** - 4/16/2019 - 144 Pages

8. In June 2013, Adele was appointed a MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for services to music, and she received the award from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace on 19 December 2013.
🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The):
Evermore by Alyson Noel - *** - 5/15/2019 - 301 Pages

9. In October 2012, Adele confirmed that she had been writing, composing and recording the theme song for Skyfall, the twenty-third James Bond film. Adele stated recording "Skyfall" was "one of the proudest moments of my life."
🎙️ Read a book where a character has a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.
Whistling Past the Graveyard by Susan Crandall - ***** - 4/26/2019 - 307 Pages - Proud Moment

10. Adele began dating charity entrepreneur and Old Etonian Simon Konecki in the summer of 2011. In June 2012, Adele announced that she and Konecki were expecting a baby. Their son Angelo was born on 19 October 2012. On the topic of becoming a parent, Adele observed that she "felt like I was truly living. I had a purpose, where before I didn't". Adele married Konecki in 2017.
🎙️ Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married.
Ain't She Sweet? by Susan Elizabeth Phillips - ***** - 5/3/2019 - 464 Pages - MC gets married

Fairy Tales for Angry Little Girls by Lela Lee Poison Study (Study, #1) by Maria V. Snyder Riverdale Vol. 1 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Gossip Girl (Gossip Girl, #1) by Cecily von Ziegesar The Beast (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #14) by J.R. Ward Whistling Past the Graveyard by Susan Crandall Ain't She Sweet? by Susan Elizabeth Phillips Never Trust a Pirate (Scandal at the House of Russell, #2) by Anne Stuart Evermore (The Immortals, #1) by Alyson Noel Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1) by Frank Herbert

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message 37: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome Suzanne!


message 38: by Grace (new)

Grace Worland | 958 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

Read: 13
FINISHED

TASKS:
2. 🎙️ Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.
Afterschool Charisma, Vol. 11-Kumiko Suekane 4/15- 2015
Bound by Hatred-Cora Reilly 5/2- 2015
The Dead House-Dawn Kurtagich 5/9- 2015
Lament: The Faerie Queen's Deception-Maggie Stiefvater 5/9- 2008

5. 🎙️ Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs- We Can Be Mended-Veronica Roth 5/2- Jan

6. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery- Running into Love-Aurora Rose Reynolds 4/30

7. 🎙️ Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).
Something New-Ashlee Rose 4/19
November 9-Colleen Hoover 4/20
Sea Witch-Sarah Henning 4/23
Five Feet Apart-Rachael Lippincott 5/2
Saving Claire (Chaos MC Book 1): A Chaos MC Novel-Cameron Hart 5/8

8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
The Magician's Nephew-C.S. Lewis 4/16

10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married- Precarious-Bella Jewel 5/6- Ash


message 39: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37691 comments Mod
WOOHOO Grace!


message 40: by Gabriela (new)

Gabriela | 98 comments FINISHED!

Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15th - May 14th, 2019

Read: 7

1. 🎙️ Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother.
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, read Apr 24th (Single mother)

2. 🎙️ Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.
American Prince by Sierra Simone, read May 7th (Trilogy)

3. 🎙️ Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or Z in the title .

4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".

5. 🎙️ Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.
Imitation in Death by J.D. Robb, read Apr 28th (Published in Jan)
Storm Warning by E. Lee, read Apr 30th (Break up)

6. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston.

7. 🎙️ Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli, read May 10th (#1)

8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
Bad for You by Abbi Glines, read May 4th (Title B)
Eyes of Silver, Eyes of Gold by Ellen O'Connell, read Apr 21st (Title E)

9. 🎙️ Read a book where a character a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.

10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married.


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JoAnne | 37691 comments Mod
WOOHOO Gabriela!


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FINISHED
Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019
Read: 15

TASKS:
1. 🎙️ Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother.

single mother Sweet Little Thing Abbi Glines 4/19/19
single mother Rebel Heir Vi Keeland 4/21/19
Author's Initials Broken Lauren Layne 5/7/19

2. 🎙️ Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, 25 years old.
19 years old Sweet Little Lies Abbi Glines 4/19/19
2015 Magic Shifts Ilona Andrews 5/4/19

3. 🎙️ Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or Z in the title .

4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".

5. 🎙️ Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.
January Eleventh Grave in Moonlight Darynda Jones 4/16/19
February Watcher in the Woods Kelley Armstrong 4/30/19

6. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston.
Surgery Rebel Heart Penelope Ward 4/22/19
Both The Sinner Tess Gerritsen 5/2/19

7. 🎙️ Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).
Number The Trouble with Twelfth Grave Darynda Jones 4/17/19
Rainy Day Sisters Kate Hewitt 4/29/19 (Hartley-by-the-Sea #1)

8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
Marked in Flesh Anne Bishop 4/26/19 
 
9. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.

10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married.
Gets married Rival Penelope Douglas 4/22/19
Gets married Magic BindsIlona Andrews 5/6/19
Mother Wolfhunter River Rachel Caine 5/8/19


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Claire  | 285 comments Nice job, JoAnne!


message 44: by Katharine (last edited May 12, 2019 07:06PM) (new)

Katharine | 238 comments FINISHED! AND THE FIRST TIME I'VE FOUND A BOOK FOR EACH MINI-CHALLENGE!


message 45: by Katharine (last edited May 13, 2019 11:16AM) (new)

Katharine | 238 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Timeframe: 4/15/19 to 5/14/19

GOAL: 8 books
14/8

1. Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter OR set in London OR where a character was raised by a single mother.

~~Oxygen by Carol Cassella (5/12/19)

2. Read a book from a trilogy OR published in 2008, 2011 or 2015 OR with a MC that is 19, 21, or 25 years old.

~~Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich (4/23/19)--published in 2008
~~Amazing Fantastic Incredible: A Marvelous Memoir by Stan Lee (4/26/19)--published in 2015

3. Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it OR from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title (Tell us the list and the book's #) OR with a Q or a Z in the title.

~~Queer, There and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World by Sarah Prager (5/7/19)

4. Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".

~~Under Rose-Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall (4/21/19)--MC, Norah is 17 years old and has OCD, agoraphobia, anxiety, and depression

5. Read a book with a character that works closely with a person of the opposite sex OR published in January or February OR where a break up occurs.

~~The True Queen by Sarah Fine (4/29/19)--(both Ansa and Elli--women--live and do battle with a number of men)
~~The Hanover Square Affair by Ashley Gardner (4/20/19)--first published in January
~~The Year We Turned Forty by Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke (4/26/19)--multiple breakups between the 3 MCs and their husbands/boyfriends

6. Read a book where a character has surgery OR set in Boston.

~~Fated by Sarah Fine (5/6/19)--set in Boston

7. Read a book with a number in the title OR Series #1 OR where the first letter of each title word is in NIELSEN SOUNDSCAN (three word minimum).

~~1-2-3 Peas by Keith Baker (5/1/19
~~2 Bodies for the Price of 1 by Stephanie Bond (5/3/190

8. Read a book where the title begins with M, B, or E (excluding A, An and The).

~~Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein (5/10/190

9. Read a book where a character a "proud moment" OR a James Bond book OR a Series #23.

~~The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart (4/30/19)—MC, “Coyote” is a 12-year-old girl on a quest that takes her across the country, with some convincing to do along the way, to retrieve a special box. The book is filled with what I would consider to be “proud moments” for her.

10. Read a book where the MC's name begins with A (first or last) OR where the MC is a mother OR where the MC gets married.

~~Memory Man by David Baldacci (5/12/19)--MC's first name is Amos


message 46: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37691 comments Mod
WOOHOO Katharine!


message 47: by Claire (new)

Claire  | 285 comments Completed

Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

Read:

TASKS:
✔️1. 🎙️ Read a book with an author whose initials are the same letter

Moederhart by Mariëtte Middelbeek Moederhart Mariëtte Middelbeek 1 star 27 april 2019 263 p.


✔️2. 🎙️ Read a book published in 2008, 2011 or 2015
The Last Pilot by Benjamin Johncock The Last Pilot Benjamin Johncock 298 p. 25 april 2019 2 stars
2015

✔️3. 🎙️ Read a book with a Q or Z in the title .

Beestachtige zaken Beestachtige zaken by Donna Leon Donna Leon 304 p. 30 april 2019 3 stars
✔️4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has an "early life crisis".
Op zee Op zee by Toine Heijmans Toine Heijmans 192 p. 1 may 2019 3 stars
MC has life crisis and is in his 30’s
✔️5. 🎙️ Read a book published in January or February
Lost Children Archive Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli Valeria Luiselli 2 may 2019 5 stars
February 2019


✔️6. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery
Old Man's War Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1) by John Scalzi John Scalzi 332 p. 4/5/2019 4 stars

✔️7. 🎙️ Read a book Series #1
Children of Blood and Bone Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1) by Tomi Adeyemi Tomi Adeyemi 544 p. 8 may 2019 3 stars

✔️8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).

Misleiding (Doggerland #1) by Maria Adolfsson MisleidingMaria Adolfsson 443 p. 11 may 2019 3 stars
✔️9. 🎙️ Read a book where a character a "proud moment"
The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Rudolf Erich Raspe Rudolf Erich Raspe 204 p. 7 may 2019 3 stars
Book of proud moments:-)

✔️10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC is a mother
Een schitterende middag Een schitterende middag by Gin Phillips Gin Phillips
256 p. 3 may 2019 3 stars


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Joann | 1244 comments completed 11


You may do as many tasks as you wish.
You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.


TASKS:
1. 🎙️ Read a book set in London
The Yard- Alex Grecian - 5/7/19

2. 🎙️ Read a book published in 2008, 2011 or 2015
2015 - Little Black Lies - Sharon Bolton - 5/9/19
2015 - Ghostly Grave - Tonya Kappes - 5/19/19

3. 🎙️ Read a book from a list with the words BEST FEMALE LEAD in the title
List: Best Female Lead Character Position #3242 - The Curse of the Pharaohs - Elizabeth Peters - 4/23/19

4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem
Open Season - Linda Howard - 4/28/19
Where the Crawdads Sing- Delia Owens - 5/2/19

5.🎙️ Read a book published in January or February
Baker’s Daughter - Sarah McCoy - 4/25/19 - Jan 2012
Murder on Potrero Hill - ML Hamilton - 5/9/19 - Jan 2012

OR where a break up occurs.
The Undertaker’s Widow- Phillip Margolin - 4/30/19


8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
Baker’s Secret - Stephen Kiernan - 4/21/19
Ember Island - Kimberley Freeman - 5/12/19


Melissa (ladybug) (ladybugsdoodles) | 210 comments Musical Person of the Month: Adele
Duration: April 15, 2019- May 14, 2019

Completed: 9/10
My Badges: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

☑ 01. 🎙️ Read a book where a character was raised by a single mother.
Almost Home - Joan Bauer (4/16/19) *****

☑ 2. 🎙️ Read a book published in 2011.
Looking Backward - Joyce Swann (4/25/19) *****

☑ 3. 🎙️ Read a book from a list with the word PRIZE in it. 2012 Man Booker Prize Longlist
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - Rachel Joyce (4/26/19) ****

4. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a drinking problem OR where a character "cannot bear to be without" their lover OR has an "early life crisis".

☑ 5. 🎙️ Read a book where a break up occurs.
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August - Claire North (4/22/19) ***

☑ 6. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has surgery.
Homes: A Refugee Story - Abu Bakr al Rabeeah (4/17/19) *****

☑ 7. 🎙️ Read a book Series #1
The Dragon and the George - Gordon R. Dickson (4/20/19) ****

☑ 8. 🎙️ Read a book where the title begins with M, B or E (excluding A, An and The).
Blubber - Judy Blume (5/10/19) **

☑ 9. 🎙️ Read a book where a character has a "proud moment"
With the Fire on High - Elizabeth Acevedo (5/10/19) ****

☑ 10. 🎙️ Read a book where the MC gets married.
It Ends with Us - Colleen Hoover (4/19/19) ****

Almost Home by Joan Bauer Looking Backward My Twenty-Five Years as a Homeschooling Mother by Joyce Swann The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (Harold Fry, #1) by Rachel Joyce The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North Homes A Refugee Story by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah The Dragon and the George (Dragon Knight, #1) by Gordon R. Dickson Blubber by Judy Blume With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover


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JoAnne | 37691 comments Mod
WOOHOO Claire, Joann and Melissa!


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