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message 1: by Lynn, Moderator (new)

Lynn | 4069 comments Mod
April Reporting Thread

- Please keep this thread for reporting. Any questions or comments should be directed to the challenge details thread
- Keep your reporting to one thread, once you've completed all of your books for the month
- Only list completed tasks and books
- To make it easier for collating points, please make a note if the books are from the Goodreads winners and nominees list

- Example of how to post
[task description] - [book title] - [how many points]


message 2: by Hayley (new)

Hayley Shaver | 46 comments April 2019 Challenge - Done

1) Month: Read a book released in April (any year)- The Longest Ride-Nicholas Sparks*

2) Letter of the Month: Read a book with the title or author starting with A- Abish: Daughter of God- KC Grant*

3) Month in Numbers: Read a book with 5 letters or 5 words in the title (subtitle can count)- Holes- Louis Sachar*

4) London Marathon: Read a book set in the same location as any 2019 marathon http://www.marathonrunnersdiary.com/- The Catcher in the Rye- JD Salinger*

5) Maunday Thursday (Christian observance of the first Lord's Supper): Read a book with food on the cover- Too Many Carrots- Katy Hudson*

6) Find A Rainbow Day: Read a book with a colourful cover (minimum 3 colours- A Christmas Stocking Story- Hilary Knight*
7) St Georges Day (According to legend, he was a soldier who killed a dragon and saved a princess): Read a fantasy- Dragonflight- Anne McCaffrey *

8) National Siblings Day: Read a book where the MC has a sibling- The Tale of Tom Kitten- Beatrix Potter*
9) Look up the Sky Day: Read a book with an item on the cover that you'd find in the sky (sun, stars, bird, plane etc)- The Wonderful Wizard of Oz- L Frank Baum*

10) National Library Week: Browse your shelves and read anything you like- Confessions- St. Augustine*
I have no idea if any of these are from the nominees list.


message 3: by Theresa (last edited Apr 29, 2019 07:48AM) (new)

Theresa | 83 comments April Categories

1) Month: Read a book released in April (any year)
The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World - 2pts

2) Letter of the Month: Read a book with the title or author starting with A - Allanon's Quest - 1pts

3) Month in Numbers: Read a book with 5 letters or 5 words in the title (subtitle can count)
First: Sandra Day O'Connor - 1pt

4) London Marathon: Read a book set in the same location as any 2019 marathon http://www.marathonrunnersdiary.com/
Brave New World (London) - 1pt

5) Maunday Thursday (Christian observance of the first Lord's Supper): Read a book with food on the cover - 0pts

6) Find A Rainbow Day: Read a book with a colourful cover (minimum 3 colours)
American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures - 1pt

7) St Georges Day (According to legend, he was a soldier who killed a dragon and saved a princess): Read a fantasy
First King of Shannara - 1pt

8) National Siblings Day: Read a book where the MC has a sibling
The Nightingale - 1pt

9) Look up the Sky Day: Read a book with an item on the cover that you'd find in the sky (sun, stars, bird, plane etc)
Triple Jeopardy - 1pt

10) National Library Week: Browse your shelves and read anything you like
Johnny and the Bomb - 1pt

Total: 10pts


message 4: by Vicki Willis (new)

Vicki Willis | 834 comments My April total is 8

1. Released in April
Last of the Magpies: The Thrilling Conclusion to The Magpies

2. Letter A in author's name
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

4. Book set in a city with a marathon
The Guy Who Died Twice - Boston, MA

6. Rainbow cover
Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty (GCRA)

8. Main Character with a sibling
All-American Murder The Rise and Fall of Aaron Hernandez, the Superstar Whose Life Ended on Murderers' Row by James Patterson (GCRA)

10. My choice
No Exit


message 5: by Marythios (AkaSusanne ) (last edited Apr 30, 2019 11:11PM) (new)

Marythios (AkaSusanne ) | 296 comments April Categories
Point Total: 17 pts

1) Month: Read a book released in April (any year) A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership 4/30/19 ✔️ GRCA 2 Pts

2) Letter of the Month: Read a book with the title or author starting with A All Your Perfects 4/17/19 ✔️
GRCA 2 Pts.
3) Month in Numbers: Read a book with 5 letters or 5 words in the title (subtitle can count) Fruit of the Drunken Tree 4/29/19 ✔️ GRCA 2 Pts.

4) London Marathon: Read a book set in the same location as any 2019 marathon http://www.marathonrunnersdiary.com/ Ruby Red Book takes place in London. 4/10/19 ✔️ 1 Pt.

5) Maunday Thursday (Christian observance of the first Lord's Supper): Read a book with food on the cover Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder 4/28/19 ✔️ 1 Pt.

6) Find A Rainbow Day: Read a book with a colourful cover (minimum 3 colours) The Kiss Quotient 4/24/19 ✔️ GRCA 2 Pts.

7) St Georges Day (According to legend, he was a soldier who killed a dragon and saved a princess): Read a fantasy The Ocean at the End of the Lane 4/2/19 ✔️ GRCA 2 Pts.

8) National Siblings Day: Read a book where the MC has a sibling Gone Girl 4/2/19 ✔️ GRCA 2 Pts.

9) Look up the Sky Day: Read a book with an item on the cover that you'd find in the sky (sun, stars, bird, plane etc) The Turquoise Cross 4/12/19 ✔️ 1 Pt.

10) National Library Week: Browse your shelves and read anything you like The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle 4/20/19 ✔️ GRCA 2 Pts.


message 6: by Kristie, Moderator (new)

Kristie | 5946 comments Mod
✓1) Month: Read a book released in April (any year) The Mother-in-Law

✓2) Letter of the Month: Read a book with the title or author starting with A A Week in Winter

✓6) Find A Rainbow Day: Read a book with a colourful cover (minimum 3 colours) The Thirteenth Tale

✓7) St Georges Day (According to legend, he was a soldier who killed a dragon and saved a princess): Read a fantasy Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

✓9) Look up the Sky Day: Read a book with an item on the cover that you'd find in the sky (sun, stars, bird, plane etc) Whisper Me This (butterflies)

✓10) National Library Week: Browse your shelves and read anything you like Dark Matter

Total: 6


message 7: by Jenna (new)


message 8: by Lynn, Moderator (new)

Lynn | 4069 comments Mod
Finally catching up with recording results. Hope everyone is still enjoying doing these challenges.

My reads this month were:

1) Month: Read a book released in April (any year)
You Think It, I'll Say It - 2pts

2) Letter of the Month: Read a book with the title or author starting with A
Alpha Like Us - 1pt

3) Month in Numbers: Read a book with 5 letters or 5 words in the title
Crush - 1pt

4) London Marathon: Read a book set in the same location as any 2019 marathon
Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating - 2pts

5) Maunday Thursday (Christian observance of the first Lord's Supper): Read a book with food on the cover
Big Bones - 1pt

6) Find A Rainbow Day: Read a book with a colourful cover
What To Say Next - 1pt

7) St Georges Day (According to legend, he was a soldier who killed a dragon and saved a princess): Read a fantasy
A Curse So Dark and Lonely - 1pt

8) National Siblings Day: Read a book where the MC has a sibling
Paper Aeroplanes - 1pt

9) Look up the Sky Day: Read a book with an item on the cover that you'd find in the sky
How To Walk Away - 2pts

10) National Library Week: Browse your shelves and read anything you like
The Tattooist of Auschwitz - 2pts

Total - 14pts


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