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message 301: by Darlene (new)

Darlene | 342 comments Queen Bee Darlene

30.1 Ava Catherine's task: A Great Dame

Option 2) WWI, WWII, medical or medicine genre
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys Salt to the Sea Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
WWII Genre

Option 3) single author whose name contains letters RA in any order
A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza A Place for Us A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza
Middle name fARheen

Points this post: 30 points

Total points: 70


Connie (Ava Catherine) | 1174 comments Ava Catherine

Task 25. 5 - Andy P. ‘s Task: Create Your Own Compound Word

Read two books each of which has a title which contains a word of four or more letters which can be combined to form one compound word.
As Meat Loves Salt by Maria McCann 531 pages
The Golden Ball and Other Stories by Agatha Christie 320 pages
531+320=851 total pages
compound word: meat+ball=meatball

total=75


message 303: by Heather(Gibby) (new)

Heather(Gibby) (heather-gibby) | 549 comments 10.7 - Strike!
Read a book written by a single author with a name part that begins with a K
Vi by Kim Thúy

New Points: 10
Total Points: 55
GO's: 1


Connie (Ava Catherine) | 1174 comments Ava Catherine

30.2 - Dlmrose’s Task: The People in Your Neighborhood
Book 1 -Using either your group of “above” or “below” neighbors: Read a book written by a single author whose initials can be found in ONE of that group’s Readerboard names.
Berlin Game by Len Deighton
author's initials LD found in Aylajade (readerboard name below mine)

Book 2 - Using the OTHER group not used in Book 1: Read a book with ALL of the letters of ONE of that group’s Readerboard names in the title and/or subtitle.

Ava in title: Above All Things by Tanis Rideout

Readerboard names saved post #21 of help thread
AUNTIE
AURANEE
AVA
AVA CATHERINE
AYLAJADE
BABBLING C
BALLETBOOKWORM

total=105


Connie (Ava Catherine) | 1174 comments Ava Catherine

15.5. Back to School.
Time to read something that might be assigned reading - read a book with the main page genre Classics, standalone or embedded.
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne mpg classics

total=120


message 306: by Connie (Ava Catherine) (last edited Sep 11, 2019 11:32AM) (new)

Connie (Ava Catherine) | 1174 comments Ava Catherine

5.2 - Damsel-in-Distress
Read a book written by an author whose initials can be found in DAMSEL IN DISTRESS.
A Nearly Normal Family by M.T. Edvardsson
author's initials MTE found in daMsel in disTrEss

total=125


message 307: by Trish (new)

Trish (trishhartuk) | 1985 comments trishhartuk

20.6 Seasoned Reader – Roxana's task: Well-seasoned fowl

Option 3: Leaving the nest. Read a book identified on Goodreads as #1 in a series. Book #2 in the series needs to have been published before September 1st, 2019.

A Twist in the Tail (The Oyster Cove Guesthouse #1), Leighann Dobbs
Read the kindle edition. PB link here
Book two (A Whisker In The Dark) was published on 31 July 2019

Points this task: 20
Books read: 1
Golden oldie/Big book: No

Total points: 105
Tasks completed: 6
Golden oldies: 3
Big Book tickets: 0


message 308: by Tracey (new)

Tracey | 219 comments TraceyL (Readerboard Name)

15.1. Knock Knock!

Book 1. Read a book in which the same word appears at least twice in the title/subtitle.

In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper
"IN" Appears Twice in the Title

Book 2: Read a book the title/subtitle of which contains the word "who" or "who's."

The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly
"WHO" in the Title

Points Earned This Post: 15
Total Points Earned: 100
Golden Oldie Tickets: 0
Big Book Tickets Total: 0
Big Books Read By Page Count: 0 (500) / 0 (750) / 0 (1000)


message 309: by Andy (new)

Andy Plonka (plonkaac) | 2783 comments Andy P.
Task # 5.3 - Not So Helpless After All

Read a book found on the Badass Female Leads! Listopia.
Postmortem by Patricia Daniels Cornwell found on page 2 # 115
Points this post: 5
Total points: 65


message 310: by Judy (new)

Judy | 687 comments JUDY

Task # 20.7 Two truths and a lie
Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations- Biography is listed on the main page, 352 pages

Points this post 20

Total points 55

Tasks completed 5
Books Read 5


message 311: by Cordelia (new)

Cordelia (anne21) | 286 comments Cordelia

5.6 Princess Buttercup

Wolf on a String by Benjamin Black
Some yellow letters on cover

Points: 5
Total points: 110


message 312: by Sara (new)

Sara G | 477 comments Sara G

15.6. Inventors Day

September 29 is Inventors Day. Read a nonfiction book with the MPG Science or Technology, standalone or embedded.

The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry
MPG Science 419 users

I read the Kindle edition. The paperback here has 546 pages.
**The Great Influenza is a Big Book (546 pages). Claiming 1 BB ticket.**

Points this post: 15
Total points: 75


message 313: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 861 comments 20.2 - Rookie at the Top – Jen K's task: Fabulous Fall
Option 1: Corn Maze
For this option, read a book and use the initial letters of the title (all words count but subtitles should be ignored) to create a word. The word should be at least 3 letters long, and should be found in Official Scrabble Words. You may also choose to include the author’s initials to create your word.

https://scrabble.hasbro.com/en-us/tools
A Wild Sheep Chase (The Rat #3) by Haruki Murakami
353 pages
letters: A W S C
word: CAWS


Total this Post: 20
Season Total: 85



message 314: by Lisa (new)

Lisa (lbhick) | 673 comments Lisa MD


15.8. A Parade - for me?

Read a book whose author's first and last initials appear in the word PARADE

*Initials EA

The Secret, Book & Scone Society by Ellery Adams 290 pp

The Secret, Book & Scone Society (Secret, Book, & Scone Society, #1) by Ellery Adams


📕📙📒📗📘📕📙📒📗📘📕📙📒📗📘📕📙📒📗📘


TOTALS:
Current Points: 15
Total Points: 60/905
Tasks Completed: 4/54
Books Read: 5
BB Tickets:
GO:


message 315: by Anna (new)

Anna | 34 comments Anna K

30.1 - Ava Catherine’s Task (2 book task)

Book 1/Option 1: Read a non-fiction book with the MPG science or biography (standalone)

What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City, by Mona Hanna-Attisha
MPG: Science

Book 2/Option 2: Read a book (fiction or non-fiction) with the mpg WWI, WWI, medical, or medicine (standalone or embedded)

The Danger Within Us: America's Untested, Unregulated Medical Device Industry and One Man's Battle to Survive It, by Jeanne Lenzer
MPG: Medical

Points this post: 30
Points this challenge: 30

Thank you!


message 316: by Deedee (new)

Deedee | 1834 comments Task 20.2 - Fabulous Fall

Option 2: Read a book where the author’s initials can be found in the phrase APPLE CIDER. All initials count.

aPPle cider

The Library of Lost and Found (2019) by Phaedra Patrick (Goodreads Author) (Hardcover, 352 pages)


00 + 20 = 20

Tasks Completed: 01
Points for this post: 20
Points thus far: 00 + 20 = 20
Books read: 01
Pages read: 352

Read but not claimed: 02
Goodreads Authors: 01
Golden Oldies: 00

Big Books:
(0) 500+
(0) 750+
(0) 1,000+


message 317: by Suzanne (last edited Sep 11, 2019 10:53PM) (new)

Suzanne (perletwo) | 1555 comments perletwo



10.4 - Give Thanks -
Thanksgiving is not only an American tradition. It's also celebrated in Australia, Canada, Grenada, Liberia, the Netherlands, the Philippines, and Saint Lucia. Read a book set at least 50% in one of these countries.



Murder in the Dark



Points this task: 10
Total points: 110
Golden Oldies ticket requests: 0
Big Book ticket requests: 1
Books read: 11
Tasks completed: 08


message 318: by Erin (NY) (last edited Sep 12, 2019 02:43AM) (new)

Erin (NY) (erin_p) | 629 comments Erin NY

15.7. It's Halloween!

Read a book with a word from this Halloween Word List in its title/subtitle.
Plural, singular, and possessive forms for listed words may be used. No other variations.


The White Princess by Philippa Gregory
*Word: princess
*Claiming big book ticket: my book is 576pp

Total points: 105


message 319: by Peg (new)

Peg | 180 comments PegW
15.2. Falling?
Option 2: Read a book with one or more human feet on the cover.
Push On My Walk to Recovery on the Appalachian Trail by Niki Rellon
Option 4: Read a book with the main page genre science fiction or fantasy, standalone or embedded.
Cress

*Claiming big book ticket for Cress: 550pp

Points this post: 15
Total Points: 20
Golden Oldies: 0
Big Books: 1
Total Tasks Completed: 2


message 320: by Sara (new)

Sara G | 477 comments Sara G

Task 25. 5 - Andy P. ‘s Task: Create Your Own Compound Word

Read two books each of which has a title (subtitles are excluded) which contains a word of four or more letters which can be combined to form one compound word.
REQUIRED: State the compound word.

I made the word "Lifelong" (dictionary definition here) with these two book titles.

Eternal Life by Dara Horn

Long Man by Amy Greene

Points this post: 25
Total points: 100


message 321: by Helen (new)

Helen | 45 comments Helen B

20.2 - Fabulous Fall

Option 2: The Cruelest Month by Louise Penny. 311 pages.

Author’s initials in aPpLe cider.

Points this post: 20
Total points: 95
Tasks completed: 4
Books read: 6


message 322: by Denise (new)

Denise (lifewithnoplot) | 56 comments ** READERBOARD NAME DENISE M **


Task 15.2 - Falling?

Option 3: Read the last or most recently published book in a series.
Helix by Mary Ting - Most recently published book in the International Sensory Assassin Network series, published 9/10/19, read as a ARC.

Option 4: Read a book with the main page genre science fiction or fantasy.
Spell Bound by Rachel Hawkins - Listed with the genre fantasy.

[POINTS]
This Post: 15
Total Points: 60
Books Read: 4
Completed Tasks: 3


message 323: by Denise (new)

Denise (lifewithnoplot) | 56 comments ** READERBOARD NAME DENISE M**


Task 20.2 - Rookie at the Top - JenK's task: Fabulous Fall

This task is dedicated to my favorites of fall. This is a one-book task. Read a book of at least 250 pg that satisfies one of the following three options.

Option 2: For this option, read a book where the author’s initials can be found in the phrase APPLE CIDER. All initials count. One qualifying contributor in a work by multiple authors will work.

Queen by Aimee Carter - This book has 282 pages and "A" and "C" are in the phrase "APPLE CIDER."

[POINTS]
This Post: 20
Total Points: 80
Books Read: 5
Completed Tasks: 4


message 324: by Trish (new)

Trish (trishhartuk) | 1985 comments trishhartuk

5.9 Elizabeth Swann

Read a book with a bird on the cover or the name of a specific type of bird in the title/subtitle.

the RAVEN tower, Emma Miles
Ebook verified: (https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...)

Points this task: 5
Books read: 1
Golden oldie/Big book: No

Total points: 110
Tasks completed: 7
Golden oldies: 3
Big Book tickets: 0


message 325: by Zach (new)

Zach | 91 comments Zach

For task 20.10 - Group Reads I read Every Heart a Doorway and participated in the book discussion here:(https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...).

Points this post: 20
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Totals:
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Points: 50
BBTs: 0
GOTs: 0


message 326: by Nick (new)

Nick (doily) | 1868 comments Nick KY

20.6 Roxana’s Well-Seasoned Fowl Opt. 2. Petalled Flowers on the Cover.

I read The Harder They Come by T. Coraghessan Boyle. The Harder They Come by T. Coraghessan Boyle

Total Points So Far: 120


message 327: by Kristina Marie (new)

Kristina Marie | 99 comments Kristina Marie

15.4. The Perils of Pauline
Option 2
Read 1 book that satisfies both requirements of Option 1: Read a book whose author matches the first or last name of the cast members and has a word in its title that matches a word in one of the episode titles.

I listened to The Call of the Wild by Jack London
The Mass Market Paperback (The Call of the Wild) has 172 pages.
AR Book Information:
IL: MG - BL: 8.0 - AR Pts: 7.0

Jack London (author)
Jack Standing (cast member)

The Call OF the Wild (book)
“Goddess OF the Far West” (episode)


Points This Post: 15
Total Points: 15


message 328: by Sophie (new)

Sophie (drsophie) | 263 comments Sophie

Task 10.9 Female figure alone on cover
Outclassed by Annabel Chase
Outclassed (Warden of the West #2; Spellslingers Academy of Magic #2) by Annabel Chase

Length approval

Total 80


message 329: by EShay (new)

EShay Fagan (eshay11) | 412 comments 10.9 cover that depicts a female figure alone with no other human forms present
Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs
Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

Points this post: 10
Total Points: 65/905
Tasks completed: 5/54
Books Read: 5
Golden Oldies:
Big Books:500+(1) 750+(0) 1000+(0)


message 330: by Kristina Marie (new)

Kristina Marie | 99 comments Kristina Marie

20.2 - Rookie at the Top – Jen K's Task: Fabulous Fall
Read a book of at least 250 pages that satisfies one of the following options:
Option 1: Corn Maze: Read a book and use the initial letters of the title to create a minimum 3 letter long word.

I read an e-book of One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak
There is no Mass Market Paperback, the paperback (One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories) has 288 pages.

OMT makes the word TOM (the male of various animals).


Points This Post: 20
Total Points: 35


message 331: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne | 276 comments Suzannesea


30.5 Mazza1's Task (Passed to Sarah E.): All Hail Flavia

Option 3: Transport Required
Read a book with a bicycle on the cover.

The Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse by Monica Hesse

Option 4: Fabulous Titles
Read a book with a word of at least four letters in the title that matches a word in a Flavia title.

Lord John and the Private Matter by Diana
Gabaldon

The word is Private.
Flavia Title: The Grave's a Fine and Private Place


Points this post: 30
Total points to date: 115


message 332: by Kristina Marie (new)

Kristina Marie | 99 comments Kristina Marie

20.6 - Seasoned Reader – Roxana's Task: Well-seasoned Fowl
Select one of the options below and read one book.
Option 3: Leaving the Nest: Read a book identified on Goodreads as #1 in a series. Book #2 in the series needs to have been published before September 1st, 2019.
Required: Include in your post the date of publication of Book #2 in the series.

I read Drive by James Sallis
Book 2 (Driven) was first published January 1, 2012.


Points This Post: 20
Total Points: 55


message 333: by Helen (last edited Sep 12, 2019 11:57AM) (new)

Helen | 82 comments HELEN A

#30.6

Book 1: Jennifer Finch
Jennifer Worth Farewell to the East End
Farewell to the East End: The Last Days of the East End Midwives

Book 2: Wild Flag
Wild Thing by Josh Bazell
Wild Thing

Points: 30
New total points: 45
Tasks completed: 2
Books read: 4
BB=0
GO=0


message 334: by Andy (new)

Andy Plonka (plonkaac) | 2783 comments Andy P.
Task # 5.5 - Princess Leia

Read a book with the word STAR intact in the title
Lone Star by Ed Ifkovic
Points this post: 5
Total points: 70


message 335: by Kristina Simon (new)

Kristina Simon (kristinasimon) | 9750 comments Mod
10.3 - Listen Up

Sadie by Courtney Summers
❁ Audie Award for Young Adult (2019) ❁

Total points: 80 + 10 = 90


message 336: by Andy (new)

Andy Plonka (plonkaac) | 2783 comments Andy P.
Task # 5.9 - Elizabeth Swann

Read a book with a bird on the cover or the name of a specific type of bird in the title
Wesley the Owl The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl by Stacey O'Brien by Stacey O'Brien
Bird on Cover, Owl in title/subtitle
Points this post: 5
Total points: 75


message 337: by Judy (new)

Judy | 687 comments JUDY

Task # 5.3 Not So Helpless After All
Dragon Actually- #92 on pg 1 of the list
I listened to the audiobook; mmpbDragon Actually

Points this post 5

Total points 60

Tasks completed 6
Books Read 6


message 338: by Cordelia (new)

Cordelia (anne21) | 286 comments Cordelia

20.1 Walk through the Glen

Option 2: The Last Children of Tokyo by Yōko Tawada
Title contains all the letters of FAIRY

Points: 20
Total points: 130


message 339: by Judy (new)

Judy | 687 comments JUDY

Task # 5.4 Princess Fiona
The Uncompromising Lord Flint
O,G,R-uncOmpRisinG
E-thE

Points this post 5

Total points 65

Tasks completed 7
Books Read 7


message 340: by Judy (new)

Judy | 687 comments JUDY

Task # 15.5 Back to School
Something Fresh- Classics is listed on the main page
I listened to the audiobook; mmpb Something Fresh

Points this post 15

Total points 80

Tasks completed 8
Books Read 8


message 341: by Sara (new)

Sara G | 477 comments Sara G

20.10 - Group Reads

Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

I posted my thoughts in the discussion thread here.

Points this post: 20
Total points: 120


message 342: by Sara (new)

Sara G | 477 comments Sara G

20.3 - Best Review - Trishhartuk's task: We Didn’t Start the Fire

Option 2: Read a book named in the song, or related to one of the topics mentioned. The book can be fiction or non-fiction.

Meet Me in Monaco by Hazel Gaynor
This book is about Princess Grace who is mentioned in the song, and it was approved in the help thread for this task here.

Points this post: 20
Total points: 140


message 343: by Jessica (new)

Jessica (bookwrm526) | 858 comments Bookwrm526

Task #20.1 - A Walk Through the Glens
Option 3: For this option, read a book where the letters J, K, Q, V, W, X, Y, Z do NOT appear in the title, subtitle, or author’s names. I read Dreadnought by April Daniels.

Total points so far: 130


message 344: by Tracey (new)

Tracey | 219 comments TraceyL (Readerboard Name)

5.10 - No Need for Distress

Relax and read a book of your choice that meets the SRC rules. For this task, a book with the main page genre Childrens or Kids may be used if it is not found in AR Bookfinder.

The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly
MPG Children's - Not on AR Bookfinder

Points Earned This Post: 5
Total Points Earned: 90
Golden Oldie Tickets: 0
Big Book Tickets Total: 0
Big Books Read By Page Count: 0 (500) / 0 (750) / 0 (1000)


message 345: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 861 comments 5.4 - Princess Fiona
Underdog: #LoveOzYA Short Stories edited by Tobias Madden
OGRE found in undERdOG

Total this Post: 5
Season Total: 90



message 346: by Judy (new)

Judy | 687 comments JUDY

Repost

Task # 20.7 Two truths and a lie
Option 3- Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations- Biography is listed on the main page, 352 pages

Points this post 20

Total points 80


message 347: by Darlene (new)

Darlene | 342 comments Queen Bee Darlene

30.5 Mazza1's task (passed to Sarah E): All Hail Flavia

1) Best Historial Fiction about Ancient Rome list
Pompeii by Robert Harris Pompeii
This book is on page 1, #5

2) word of at least five letters in title/sub that ends in Y
Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall Our Kind of Cruelty
Word is Cruelty

Points this post: 30

Total Points: 100


message 348: by Angie (new)

Angie (pinkindle) | 592 comments ANGIE CA

25.6 TraceyL's Task: Princess Peach
Book 1: To Love a Hellion by Nicola Davidson
Notes: 3) Romance MPG. Approved for length.

Book 2: Indexing (Indexing, #1) by Seanan McGuire by Seanan McGuire
Notes: 4) Buildings on cover.

Total Points: 45


message 349: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne (perletwo) | 1555 comments perletwo



20.4 - GOLDEN OLDIES - Tien's task: My Big Classic Books Year -
Option 1: Countries - For this option, read a book with one of following MPGs: Cultural > Russia; Cultural > Spain; Cultural > Australia; Cultural > France



Murder On A Midsummer Night - genre verified



Points this task: 20
Total points: 130
Golden Oldies ticket requests: 0
Big Book ticket requests: 1
Books read: 12
Tasks completed: 09


message 350: by Diana (new)

Diana Keener | 798 comments Diana K.

Task 5.7 - Rose DeWitt Bukater, read a book that has a protagonist with a 4-letter first name or nickname.

The Light Over London Cara

Total points: 25


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