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message 1: by Kristina Simon (last edited Aug 31, 2014 10:23AM) (new)

Kristina Simon (kristinasimon) | 10121 comments Mod
The Fall 2014 challenge will begin September 1, 2014, and end at midnight, EST, November 30, 2014.

This is where you will need to post information about completed tasks - updates to the Readerboard will be based on what is posted HERE AND ONLY HERE.

Please do not delete or edit any post in this thread!! Even if the post is not reflected on the Readerboard yet, I've often logged the post on my spreadsheet already and I will not know that you've made the changes. I do not go backwards in this thread to pick up points. If you need to make a change, just make a new post.

Please refer to the posting requirements for what must be included, and to the general guidelines that will help us keep the challenge running smoothly.


NOTES:
1. You MUST post a link to books claimed for a task. Be sure that you have linked to the correct edition. See links to books in your completed task posts. The links must be posted with the individual tasks - a list of links elsewhere in the post is not sufficient.
2. If you are claiming a Goodreads Author ticket, you must claim it along with the individual task post and include the author's name. A list of names elsewhere in the post is not sufficient.
3. If you are claiming a Big Books ticket, you must claim it along with the individual task post and specifically state that it is a Big Book. Simply including the number of pages or providing a list of books elsewhere in the post is not sufficient.
4. If you claim a book that only exists in e-book form, you MUST provide either a line reference to the approved book spreadsheet or the post number in which the book was approved.
5. If the task requires a cover element, you MUST include the cover when you post.
6. Remember to include all "Required" task elements.
7. If your book was approved in the Help Thread for the task, please indicate that in your post.
8. Post tasks in numerical order, from smallest to largest.

Any problems with task postings will be posted in the questions/problems thread. Please post there if you have a question about your points, Goodreads authors, or Big Books.

Good luck and have fun!


message 2: by Kristina Simon (new)

Kristina Simon (kristinasimon) | 10121 comments Mod
Let the Fall 2014 challenge begin!


message 3: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (ebpnd17) | 627 comments Elizabeth P

Task 10.3 - In the Pink
Book with something pink on the cover

The Next Always (Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy, #1) by Nora Roberts by Nora Roberts

Pink Flowers and Pink Writing

Points this Post: 10
Total Points: 10
Total Tasks: 1
Goodreads Authors: 0
Big Books: 0
Total Books: 1


message 4: by Natalie (new)

Natalie  | 111 comments Natalie CH

5.1 - Geometry
geometric shape in title or subtitle

Heads and Straights: The Circle Line
Heads and Straights: The Circle Line by
Lucy Wadham

Points this task: 5
Grand Total:5

BB Tickets:0
GRA Tickets: 0
Total Books: 1


message 5: by [deleted user] (new)

15.6 - Shrieks & Screams

Read a non-fiction book about something that scares you.

The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America’s Coldest Cases
Deborah Halber

***Deborah Halber is a GRA ***

I chose this book because it gave the statistics of how many missing / murdered people there currently are in our country .
40,000 !!!
The part that is SCARY for me is the fact that the people who committed these crimes are walking around out here with us . Pretty scary !

Points this task -15
GRA -1

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To date -
Poins -15
GRA - 1


message 6: by Cait S (new)

Cait S | 779 comments Cait S

5.6- Financial Literacy
Read a book you got for free.

Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge

I loaned this book from my local library.

Points This Post: 5
Total Points: 5
GR Authors: 0
Total Tasks Completed: 1


message 7: by Wanda (last edited Sep 04, 2014 06:03PM) (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 1554 comments Oma1229

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message 8: by Becky P (new)

Becky P (zebrafairy) | 240 comments Becky P

5.6-Financial Literacy- Read a book you got for free

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

**Markus Zusak is a GRA and a BB 560pg**

Points this post-5
Total Points-5
Total GRA-1
Total BB-500+(1), 750+(), 1000+()


message 9: by Kristine (new)

Kristine (kristinekae) | 258 comments 5.1 Geometry
Callander Square

5 points


message 10: by Gea (last edited Sep 01, 2014 11:35AM) (new)

Gea (gea89) Gea

10.9. What's in a Name?

Read a book by an author whose first name is in the top 10 first names for the past century.
(Linda - 5th female name): A Game Of Chance by Linda Howard

POINTS
Points This Post: 10
Points Total: 10
GR Author: 0
Big Books: 500() 750() 1000()
Tasks Completed: 1


message 11: by Morgan (last edited Sep 01, 2014 01:32PM) (new)

Morgan (faeriesfolly) | 971 comments MORGAN FAERIESFOLLY

10.2. Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Read a book with "adventure" as a main page genre.

The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure by William Goldman (shelved 'Adventure' 774 times)

At 512 pages, I'm claiming one **Big Book Ticket**.

[POINTS]
This Post: 10
Total Points: 10 of 815
Books Read: 1
Completed Tasks: 1 of 51
Goodreads Authors: 0
Big Books: [500+: 1] [750+: 0] [1000+: 0]


message 12: by Nicole (new)

Nicole | 1259 comments NICOLE OH

15.8 Movers and Shakers


The Good Luck of Right Now
This was listed in the February 2014 General Newsletter!

Matthew Quick is a Goodreads Author

[POINTS]
This Post: 15
Total Points: 15
Books Read: 1
Goodreads Authors: 1
Big Books: [500+: 0] [750+: 0] [1000+: 0]



message 13: by Tassie (new)

Tassie | 70 comments 20.10 - Group Reads

First Book in a Cozy Mystery Series: A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton.

My post in the group discussion is the first one.

Points this Post: 20
Total Points: 20
Total Tasks: 1
Goodreads Authors: 0
Big Books: 0
Total Books: 1


message 14: by ♞ Pat (last edited Sep 02, 2014 11:14PM) (new)

♞ Pat Gent | 628 comments Pat

5.3 - Choir

Read a book identified on GR as book #1 in a series.

Still Life (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #1) by Louise Penny Still Life
by Louise Penny



Totals for Challenge
Points this task : 5
Total Points : 5

Tasks Completed : 1
Books Read This Season : 1
Pages Read This Season : 312

Good Reads Authors : 0







message 15: by jingles (new)

jingles | 146 comments jingles


✔10.2. Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Book with "adventure" as a main page genre.

Edition Read: Clockwork Angel
PB Edition: Clockwork Angel|Cassandra Clare|Goodreads Author
Genre Verification - Message #20
Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) by Cassandra Clare

Points This Post: 10
Goodreads Authors This Post: 1
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Total Points: 10
Total Goodreads Authors: 1


message 16: by Cait S (new)

Cait S | 779 comments Cait S

15.9- Candy Corn
Read a book with a cover that is predominately yellow, orange, white, dark brown, and/or black.

Night Owl (The Night Owl Trilogy) by M. Pierce by M. Pierce M. Pierce is a Goodreads Author**

This cover was approved here.

Points This Post: 15
Total Points: 20
GR Authors: 1
Total Tasks Completed: 2


message 17: by Tassie (new)

Tassie | 70 comments 15.7 - Risky Business

My random number was 22, which aligns with Memoir on the GR genre page.

I read Naked by David Sedaris. I didn't find the book on any of the lists, but instead happened to read a book with Memoir on its genre list.

Autobiography > Memoir 864 users

Points this Post: 15
Total Points: 35
Total Tasks: 2
Goodreads Authors: 0
Big Books: 0
Total Books: 2


message 18: by Jessica (new)

Jessica (sureshot26) | 771 comments Jessica PDX

20.10 - Group Read

Post #3 in the task thread.

A is for Alibi (Kinsey Millhone, #1) by Sue Grafton by Sue Grafton

Points This Post: 20
Total Points: 20


message 19: by Rebecca (new)

Rebecca Waranch | 89 comments Rebecca VA

10.7. Yes, we will be here all night. Have another beer.
Help Thread
Risk is a game in which large numbers of armies are important, and one which can take a long time to play! Read a book of at least 400 pages.

The Stranger House by Reginald Hill

*544 pages

points this post: 10
total points: 10
GR authors: 0
big books this post: 1
big books 500(1) 750( ) 1000 ( )



message 20: by Rhiannon (new)

Rhiannon | 219 comments 15.5 - Graduation Time! Little Women I graduated in 2001 and I picked the song "Independent Women Part I" by Destiny's Child and chose women out of the tittle.


Total Points Earned: 15/815
Total Pages Read: 449/16625
Total Books Read: 1/65
Good Read Authors:
Big Book Tickets: 500(), 750(), 1000()






message 21: by Tara Jo (new)

Tara Jo | 433 comments 5.3. Choir
Read a book identified on GR as book #1 in a series.

The Soul Mate (The Holy Trinity #1)

[POINTS]
This Post: 5
Total Points: 5
Books Read: 1
Completed Tasks: 1
Goodreads Authors: 0
Big Books: [500+: 0] [750+: 0] [1000+: 0]


message 22: by Becky P (new)

Becky P (zebrafairy) | 240 comments Becky P (Repost)

5.6-Financial Literacy- Read a book you got for free

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The book was borrowed from a friend

**Markus Zusak is a GRA and a BB 560pg**

Points this post-5
Total Points-5
Total GRA-1
Total BB-500+(1), 750+(), 1000+()


message 23: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7018 comments Delicious Dee

5.6 - Financial Literacy
In Doubt - Drusilla Campbell (GR Author) - received book for free via netgalley for review from publisher

Points This Post: 5
Total Points: 5
Goodreads Authors: 1


message 24: by Becky P (new)

Becky P (zebrafairy) | 240 comments Becky P

5.3- Choir- Read a book identified on GR as book#1 in a series.

Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

**Maria V. Snyder is a GRA**

Points this post- 5
Total Points- 10
Total GRA- 2
Total BB- 500+(1), 750+(), 1000+()


message 25: by Becky P (new)

Becky P (zebrafairy) | 240 comments Becky P (Repost for post 8 again)

5.6-Financial Literacy- Read a book you got for free

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The book was borrowed from a friend

**Markus Zusak is a GRA and a BB 560pg**

Points this post-5
Total Points-10
Total GRA-2
Total BB-500+(1), 750+(), 1000+()


message 26: by [deleted user] (new)

Kaye

5.10 - Independent Study

Read a book of your choice.

Red Ruby Heart in a Cold Blue Sea Red Ruby Heart in a Cold Blue Sea by Morgan Callan Rogers
by
Morgan Callan Rogers

***Morgan Callan Rogers is a GRA ***

Points this post - 5
GRA- 1

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To date :
Points - 20
GRA - 2


message 27: by Lindy-Lane (new)

Lindy-Lane (moonbacklit) | 590 comments Lindy-Lane

task 5.3: do-re-mi:

*read book #1 in a series:

Sprinkle with Murder by Jenn McKinlay [cupcake bakery mystery #1]

*this is a gra



Points this post: 5
Total points: 5
Goodreads Authors: 1
Big Books: 500+(0) 750+(0) 1000+(0)

Tasks Completed: 1


message 28: by Nicole (new)

Nicole | 1259 comments NICOLE OH

5.6 Financial Literacy

David Boring
I checked this book out of the library.


[POINTS]
This Post: 5
Total Points: 20
Books Read: 2
Goodreads Authors: 1
Big Books: [500+: 0] [750+: 0] [1000+: 0]



message 29: by Charlotte (last edited Sep 02, 2014 09:04AM) (new)

Charlotte | 29 comments 10.7. Yes, we will be here all night. Have another beer. Divergent,Veronica Roth (487 pages, paperback edition)
--(Veronica Roth is a Goodreads Author.)--

Points this post-10
Total Points-10
Goodreads Authors-1
Big Books-500+(0), 750+(0), 1000+(0)



message 30: by Donna Jo (new)

Donna Jo Atwood | 3157 comments




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Donna Jo Atwood | 3157 comments deleted


message 32: by Cait S (last edited Sep 02, 2014 07:47AM) (new)

Cait S | 779 comments Cait S

5.9- World Language
Read a book that was originally written in a language different from your native language.

Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
My native language is English. This book was originally written in Spanish.

Points This Post: 5
Total Points: 25
GR Authors: 1
Total Tasks Completed: 3


message 33: by Meghanly (new)

Meghanly | 313 comments Meghanly
10.4 Be a Player (Third in Series)
Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo (Third in GRISHA series)
*Claiming GR Author Ticket*

20.3 Let's Hear it for Teachers
Option C: Set in a Spanish-speaking country
The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (Set in Barcelona, Spain)
*Claiming Big Book Ticket - 531 pages*

This Post: 30
Total Points: 30
Tasks Completed: 2
Books Read: 2
Goodreads Authors: 1
Big Books: 500+ (1), 750+ (0), 1000+ (0) 1
Total Pages Read: 948


message 34: by Natalie (new)

Natalie  | 111 comments Natalie CH


5.2 - Chemistry
author initials = chemical element

Jew of Malta by Christopher Marlowe

CM = Curium

Points this task: 5
Grand Total:10
BB Tickets:0
GRA Tickets: 0
Total Books: 2


message 35: by Kaora (new)

Kaora (ophelja) | 841 comments Allison I

15.10 - Be Polite

Tell Me You're Sorry (Sorry)

**Kevin O'Brien is a GR author
**Tell Me You're Sorry is a big book at 544 pages

Points This Post: 15
Total Points: 15
Goodreads Authors: 1
Big Books: 1


message 36: by Sue (new)

Sue (suetinge) | 1439 comments 5.6 - Financial Literacy

Book I got for free

Four Wishes by ***Goodreads Author Christine Nolfi.

I received an ARC from the author in exchange for a review.

Points this post: 5
Total Points: 5/815
Tasks Completed: 1
Books Read: 1
GoodReads Authors: 1
Big Books: 500+ (), 750+ (), 1000+ ()


message 37: by Andy (new)

Andy Plonka (plonkaac) | 2937 comments Andy P.
Task # 5.9 - World Language

Read a book that was originally written in a language different from your native language
The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Joël Dicker byJoël Dicker
Book was translated from French. I am a native English speaker

Points this post: 5
Total points: 5


message 38: by Sheila (new)

Sheila (sheilaj) | 2225 comments 25.3 - Andy P's Task: The Power of Three
Option 1. ◆ Child 44 (Leo Demidov, #1) by Tom Rob Smith Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith

AND

Option 2. ◆ Fellowship of Fear (Gideon Oliver, #1) by Aaron Elkins Fellowship of Fear by Aaron Elkins


Total Points = 25


message 39: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 1554 comments Repost of Post #7

Oma1229

10.6-Don't Forget Antarctica-Read a book by an author whose initials can be found in ANTARCTICA.

Holy Night: An Aloha Reef Christmas Novella by Colleen Coble

Claiming Colleen Cobble as GR author

Total Points: 10/815
Total Tasks: 1/51
Total GR Authors:(1)
Total Big Books: 500+( );759+( )



Rabbit {Paint me like one of your 19th century gothic heroines!} (raven_tiger) | 33 comments KRYSTLE C

5.2: Chemistry

Element: Pb

Soul Kitchen Poppy Z. Brite

Points this Post: 5
Total Points: 5
Tasks this Post: 1
Total Tasks: 1
Books this Post: 1
Total Books: 1
Goodreads Authors: 0
Big Books: 500+( );759+( ): 0


message 41: by Morgan (new)

Morgan (faeriesfolly) | 971 comments MORGAN FAERIESFOLLY

10.10. It's Getting Dark Outside!
Read a "dark" book from one of the provided lists.

Wake by Lisa McMann.

Lisa McMann is a **Goodreads Author**

Required: Wake (Dream Catcher, #1) by Lisa McMann
#47 on the list Great Books with Black Covers

[POINTS]
This Post: 10
Total Points: 20 of 815
Books Read: 2
Completed Tasks: 2 of 51
Pages Read: 722
Goodreads Authors: 1
Big Books: [500+: 1] [750+: 0] [1000+: 0]


Christina (AKA Babbling) (babblingbookreviews) | 574 comments babbling c

10.6. Don't Forget Antarctica

Read a book by an author whose initials can be found in ANTARCTICA. Letters can be used only as many times as they are found in ANTARCTICA.

lessons learned great chefs 2 - kindle - lessons learned- paperback 250 pgs. by Nora Roberts

Lessons Learned (Great Chefs, #2) (Language of Love, #25 - Pink) by Nora Roberts

THIS POST
Points: 10
Completed Tasks: 1
Good Read Authors: 0
Big Books: 0

Total This Season
Points: 10
Completed Tasks: 1
Good Read Authors: 0
Big Books: 0

******
Pages read this season: 250
Books read this season: 1

******
Personal Best: 660/1180 (summer 14)


message 43: by Deborah (new)

Deborah | 1184 comments Post 1

20.3 Best Review - Book Concierge’s Task: Let’s Hear It For Teachers

OPTION B:Read a book set primarily in France or in Texas.

Using TEXAS: Book takes place in Cobb,Texas

Don't Hex with Texas by Shanna Swendson

Points this task: 20
Total: 20
Books read: 1
Tasks Done:1


message 44: by Shauna (new)

Shauna | 186 comments 5.6 - Financial Literacy

Read a book that you got for free.

Just This Once by Rosalind James *Goodreads Author*

*I got this book from amazon.com

Totals for Challenge
Points this task: 5
Total Points: 5

Goodreads Authors: 1
Big Books - 500+:
Big Books - 750+:
Big Books - 1000+:





message 45: by Lindsey (new)

Lindsey (_lindsey_) | 395 comments Lindsey IL



15.7 - Risky Business

Candide by Voltaire

MMPB: https://www.goodreads.com/work/editio...

I got a 27 - Philosophy, which is a main page genre for Candide.


Points This Post: 15
Total Points: 15

GoodReads Authors: 0
Big Books: 500+(0), 750+(0), 1000+(0)
Tasks Completed: 1
Books Read: 1


message 46: by Becky P (new)

Becky P (zebrafairy) | 240 comments Becky P

10.9- What's in a name?- Read a book by an author who's first name is in the top 10 first names for the past century

Shifting Shadows: Stories From the World of Mercy Thompson by Patricia Briggs

Patricia is number 2 on the female list

Points this task- 10
Total points- 20
Total GRA- 2
Total BB- 500+(1), 750+(), 100+()


message 47: by Gea (new)

Gea (gea89) Gea

10.7. Yes, we will be here all night. Have another beer.

Read a book of at least 400 pages.
Saving Grace by Julie Garwood (407 pages)

POINTS
Points This Post: 10
Points Total: 20
GR Author: 0
Big Books: 500() 750() 1000()
Tasks Completed: 2


message 48: by [deleted user] (new)

Kaye

15.10 - Be Polite

Read a book with one of the following words or phrases in the title............ WELCOME.......

We Are All Welcome Here
We Are All Welcome Here by Elizabeth Berg
by Elizabeth Berg


Points this task - 15

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To date
Points - 35
GRA - 2


message 49: by [deleted user] (new)

Hana C.

15.9 - Candy Corn
Read a book with a cover that is predominately yellow, orange, white, dark brown, and/or black.

Queen of Angels by Greg Bear by Greg Bear

Approved in the Help Thread post 93.


points this post: 15

Total points: 15


message 50: by Hina (new)

Hina (hinaj) | 737 comments HINA

5.3 - Choir - Read a book identified on GR as book #1 in a series.

Falling for Her Fiance by Cindi Madsen. Message 3864 Approved For Length
Book 1 in Accidentally In Love Series


**Cindi Madsen is a goodreads Author.**


Current post:
Points: 5
Goodreads Authors: 1
Big Book Tickets: 0

Total:
Total Points: 5
Total Goodreads Authors: 1
Total Big Book Tickets: 0
Big Books - 500+:
Big Books - 750+:
Big Books - 1000+:


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