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message 401: by Elaine (new)

Elaine (lawlerreader) | 404 comments ElaineL

15.3 - Time to Catch Up


Option 2: Read a book from the list I Should Probably Read This Sometime that has also been on my TBR for more than a year.

Touch the Dark

Required: Include in your post the page of the list on which your book is found. Page 18 (#1704 as of posting)

Required: Specify what list/pile this book comes from and the date it was added to the list or pile.

This book has been on the "For Later List" (found under my account number at Daniel Boone Regional Library) since May 6, 2018

Points this post: 15
Total Points: 45


message 402: by Elaine (last edited Sep 14, 2019 07:13AM) (new)

Elaine (lawlerreader) | 404 comments ElaineL

15.10 - What's New in 2019


Read a book from Most Anticipated Books for the Second Half of 2019

The Proposal

Required: State in your post which list your book was found on and the month for which it was listed. If you read another book mentioned in the review, other than the listed book, include in your post the name and listing information of the book that was reviewed in the list.

The Proposal is mentioned in the month of July under the review for Jasmine Guillory's The Wedding Party

Points this post: 15
Total points: 60


message 403: by Roxana (new)

Roxana Dreptu (lamelemon) | 75 comments 15.5. Back to School.
Classics MPG

Sonata Kreutzer şi alte povestiri by Leo Tolstoy
first published in 1889 - also claiming GO ticket

Points this post: 15
Total points: 45/905
Books read: 3
Tasks completed: 2/54
BB: 1
GO: 2


message 404: by Helen (new)

Helen | 40 comments Helen B
20.8 - The Scents of Fall

Option 1
Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore

Author’s initials in bakED goods.

Points this post: 20
Total points: 115
Tasks completed: 5
Books read: 7


message 405: by Roxana (new)

Roxana Dreptu (lamelemon) | 75 comments 5.6 - Princess Buttercup
yellow letters on cover

The Child of Exile A Poetry Memoir by Carolina Hospital by Carolina Hospital
this is my 80-99p 5.x book (85 pages)

Points this post: 5
Total points: 50/905
Books read: 4
Tasks completed: 3/54
BB: 1
GO: 2


message 406: by Jasmiina (new)

Jasmiina F (slipperbunny) | 321 comments Jasmiina F


20.9 - Moderators' Pet - Coralie's Task: The Gentle Ones:
Option 1: Read a book by a single author whose name on Goodreads includes both a J and an M:

Undead and Unfinished by MaryJanice Davidson.


Points this post: 20
Total points: 20

Golden Oldies this post:
Total Golden Oldies:
Big Book Tickets this post:
Total Big Book Tickets:
BBooks - 500+:
BBooks - 750+:
BBooks - 1000+:


message 407: by Sally (new)

Sally (sallysimply) | 325 comments SALLY M.


10.10 Scooby-Dooby-Doo: page 1 of Ghost Stories list

The Shining by Stephen King
(I listened to the audiobook & have linked to the MMPB)

**The Shining is a Big Book (659 pages). Claiming 1 BB ticket.**


Points this post: 10
Total points: 10
Tasks completed: 1
Books read: 1

BB tix this post: 1
Total BB tix: 1
GO tix this post: 0
Total GO tix: 0


message 408: by Sally (new)

Sally (sallysimply) | 325 comments SALLY M.


15.5 Back to School: MPG Classics

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
(I listened to the audiobook & have linked to the MMPB)

**The Picture of Dorian Gray is a Golden Oldie (first published 1890). Claiming 1 GO ticket.**


Points this post: 15
Total points: 25
Tasks completed: 2
Books read: 2

BB tix this post: 0
Total BB tix: 1
GO tix this post: 1
Total GO tix: 1


message 409: by Sally (new)

Sally (sallysimply) | 325 comments SALLY M.


30.1 A Great Dame

Option 2: MPG World War II (verified)
We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter
(I listened to the audiobook & have linked to the PB)

Option 3: single author whose name contains the letters RA in any order
The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
(I listened to the audiobook & have linked to the MMPB)

**The Paying Guests is a Big Book (720 pages). Claiming 1 BB ticket.**


Points this post: 30
Total points: 55
Tasks completed: 3
Books read: 4

BB tix this post: 1
Total BB tix: 2
GO tix this post: 0
Total GO tix: 1


message 410: by Sally (new)

Sally (sallysimply) | 325 comments SALLY M.


30.4 The Long and the Short of It

Book 1: 350+ pages, short title (no more than 2 words)
440 pages, 2 words
American Royals by Katharine McGee

Book 2: <200 pages, long title (at least 5 words)
112 pages, 6 words
How to Not Always Be Working: A Toolkit for Creativity and Radical Self-Care by Marlee Grace


Points this post: 30
Total points: 85
Tasks completed: 4
Books read: 6

BB tix this post: 0
Total BB tix: 2
GO tix this post: 0
Total GO tix: 1


message 411: by Darlene (new)

Darlene | 338 comments Queen Bee Darlene

25.7 Cat's Task: Literary Months

September: Man Booker International Prize: Eligible Books 2019 list
Small Country by Gael Faye Small Country Small Country by Gaël Faye
#7 on list

October: 1st pub between 1949 and 2019 with title of at least 3 words with title initials found in CHELTENHAM LITERARY FESTIVAL
Not That I Could Tell by Jessica Strawser Not That I Could Tell Not That I Could Tell by Jessica Strawser
ChelTeNham lITerary festival

Points this post: 25

Total points: 125


message 412: by Lisa (new)

Lisa (lbhick) | 673 comments Lisa MD


20.1 - Most Improved Player - LaureY's task: a Walk Through the Glens

Option 2: Read a book that contains all the letters of FAIRY in the title/subtitle.

Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide by Karen Kilgariff 304 pp

Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered The Definitive How-To Guide by Karen Kilgariff

* F in deFinitive
* A in stAy
* I in defInitive
* R in muRdered
* Y in sexY

📕📙📒📗📘📕📙📒📗📘📕📙📒📗📘📕📙📒📗📘


TOTALS:
Current Points: 20
Total Points: 80/905
Tasks Completed: 5/54
Books Read: 6
BB Tickets:
GO:


message 413: by Andy (new)

Andy Plonka (plonkaac) | 2778 comments Andy P.
Task # 5.6 - Princess Buttercup

Read a book that has yellow letters on the cover.
A Fugitive Truth (An Emma Fielding Mystery #4) by Dana Cameron by Dana Cameron
Title has yellow letters. Approved here
Points this post: 5
Total points: 80


message 414: by Andy (new)

Andy Plonka (plonkaac) | 2778 comments Andy P.
Task # 10.4 - Give Thanks

Read a book set at least 50% in one of these countries: Canada
Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese set entirely in Canada
Points this post: 10
Total points: 90


message 415: by Megan (new)

Megan (meganraex) | 76 comments MEGAN RAE

10.1 - I’ll Be There For You
Read a book that a Goodreads friend has read and rated 5 stars.
The Chain by Adrian McKinty - Completed 14th September
How it fits: 2 friends have read and rated this book 5 stars (friends Rebecca and V Nerd)

Points this post: 10
Total points: 25


message 416: by Julia (new)

Julia (julia103) | 981 comments Julia103

10.1 - I’ll Be There For You

Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman

This was rated 5 stars by my GR friend Eilonwy.

This post: 10 points
Total points: 55
BB: 0
GO:0
Tasks completed: 4
Books read: 4


message 417: by Lisa (new)

Lisa (lbhick) | 673 comments Lisa MD


10.2 - Here’s to Health

Read a nonfiction book with a main page genre Health

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution: Reclaim Your Energy and Focus and Lose Weight Naturally by Mariza Snyder 400 pp

The Essential Oils Hormone Solution Reclaim Your Energy and Focus and Lose Weight Naturally by Mariza Snyder

📕📙📒📗📘📕📙📒📗📘📕📙📒📗📘📕📙📒📗📘


TOTALS:
Current Points: 10
Total Points: 90/905
Tasks Completed: 6/54
Books Read: 7
BB Tickets:
GO:


message 418: by Julia (new)

Julia (julia103) | 981 comments Julia103

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

Option 2: City of Sorcery (Sorcery ends in Y)

Option 3: Books Can Be Deceiving (Library Lover's Mystery, #1) by Jenn McKinlay (approved in message #11 of task help thread)

This post: 30 points
Total points: 85
BB: 0
GO:0
Tasks completed: 5
Books read: 6


message 419: by Kristina Simon (new)

Kristina Simon (kristinasimon) | 9746 comments Mod
5.10 - No Need for Distress

Moonstruck, Vol. 1: Magic to Brew by Grace Ellis

Total points: 90 + 5 = 95


message 420: by Elaine (last edited Sep 14, 2019 05:47PM) (new)

Elaine (lawlerreader) | 404 comments ElaineL

5.5 - Princess Leia


Read a book with the word STAR intact in the title.

Sweet Starfire

Points this post: 5
Total points: 65


message 421: by Elaine (new)

Elaine (lawlerreader) | 404 comments ElaineL

25.3 - SandyL's Task - Thanksgiving!

Required
: Indicate the options you chose.

Option 2: Read a book with the word FAMILY found intact in the title.

Family Man

Option 4: Read a book written by an author whose initials are included in BLACK FRIDAY.

Shadow Warrior by Christine Feehan

500 p. minimum - Book 1, 393 p. + Book 2, 432 p. = 825 p.

Points this post: 25
Total points: 90


message 422: by Helen (new)

Helen | 78 comments HELEN A

25.7 Literary Months

September Man Booker List, page 1 #7
Small Country by Gael Faye
Small Country

October published 1949-2019, 3 word title, in
Cheltenham LiteraRy FesTival
Reach for Tomorrow by A. C. Clarke, published 1956
Reach For TomorrowReach for Tomorrow

Points: 25
Books: 2
Total Points: 70
Total Books: 6
Big Books: 0
Oldies: 0


message 423: by Julia (new)

Julia (julia103) | 981 comments Julia103

Task # 25. 5 - Andy P. ‘s Task: Create Your Own Compound Word
Free Amazons of Darkover and Accepting the Lance

Free + Lance = Freelance

This post: 25 points
Total points: 110
BB: 0
GO:0
Tasks completed: 6
Books read: 8


message 424: by Jecca (new)

Jecca | 398 comments 10.3 - Listen Up

Read a book that has won or been nominated for an Audie Award

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Audie Award for Fiction (2019)

Points this post: 10
Total points: 10
Tasks completed: 1
Books read: 1


message 425: by Jecca (new)

Jecca | 398 comments 20.6 - Seasoned Reader – Roxana's task: Well-seasoned fowl

Option 3: Leaving the nest: #1 in a series Book #2 in the series needs to have been published before September 1st, 2019

I Dare You by Shantel Tessier

Book #2 I Promise You was first released on 4/26/19

Points this post: 20
Total points: 30
Tasks completed: 2
Books read: 2


message 426: by Melanie (new)

Melanie (watermelanie) | 120 comments MELLY

10.9 female figure on cover
Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto

Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto

Points this post: 10
Points to date: 70
BB to date:1
GO to date: 0


message 427: by Deborah (new)

Deborah | 1121 comments Deborah

Post #7

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

2) Somebody Killed His Editor SOMEBODY

4) The Lake of Dead Languages Dead
The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches
The Golden Tresses of the Dead

Points this post: 30
Total Points: 140
Books read: 10
Tasks Done: 7


message 428: by Sally (new)

Sally (sallysimply) | 325 comments SALLY M.


10.6 Birth of the Internet: author initials consecutively in AdvancedResearchProjectsAgencyNetwork

The Lieutenant's Nurse by Sara Ackerman
(I listened to the audiobook & have linked to the PB)


Points this post: 10
Total points: 95
Tasks completed: 5
Books read: 7

BB tix this post: 0
Total BB tix: 2
GO tix this post: 0
Total GO tix: 1


message 429: by Valerie (new)

Valerie | 363 comments VAL TX

5.10 - No Need for Distress - Relax and read a book of your choice that meets the SRC rules.
Good Bones by Maggie Smith
counts as my one 80-99 page book of the season.


This post:
Points - 5

Total:
Points - 15
GO Tickets - 1


message 430: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne (perletwo) | 1547 comments perletwo



20.8 - Nickels & Dimes - Peg W's Task: The Scents of Fall -
Option 1: read a book written by a single author whose initials can be found in the words BAKED GOODS.



Q is for Quarry by Sue Grafton



Points this task: 20
Total points: 150
Golden Oldies ticket requests: 0
Big Book ticket requests: 1
Books read: 13
Tasks completed: 10


message 431: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 857 comments 10.10 - Scooby-Dooby-Doo!
The Small Hand by Susan Hill
Ghost Stories (page 1)

Total this Post: 10
Season Total: 105



message 432: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 857 comments 15.2. Falling?
2. I tripped over my own feet! - Read a book with one or more human feet on the cover. Bare feet, stocking feet, and feet in shoes all work; empty footwear does not. REQUIRED: Include the cover in your post.
The Taste of Apple Seeds by Katharina Hagena
The Taste of Apple Seeds by Katharina Hagena

Total this Post: 15
Season Total: 120



message 433: by Florence (new)

Florence Wheeler | 44 comments 20.2 - Rookie at the Top – Jen K's task: Fabulous Fall
Option 1: Corn Maze
Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold by Margaret Atwood
Word: SHAM or MASH can be made of the initials H, S, M & A. (subtitle ignored as stated in the task description).

Points this task: 20
Total points: 85
Golden Oldies ticket requests: 0
Big Book ticket requests: 0
Books read: 7
Tasks completed: 6


message 434: by Laure (last edited Sep 15, 2019 05:04AM) (new)

Laure (goodreadscomlaure) | 392 comments LaureY

30.2 - Dlmrose’s Task: The People in Your Neighborhood

My neighbours' list:
LAUREL CA
LAUREN JODI
LAUREN MARIE
LAUREY
LAURIE
LAURIE MCFALLS
LAURIE ME

Book 1 - LAUREN JODI (author's initials)
Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones

Book 2 - LAURIE (all letters in title)
Furies of Calderon by Jim Butcher

*I claim a Big Book ticket for this book as it is 504 pages long.*

Points this post: 30
Total points: 95/905
Total Books: 8
Total Tasks: 5/54

Golden Oldies this post: 0
Total Golden Oldies: 0
Big Book Tickets this post: 1
Total Big Book Tickets: 5





message 435: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne (perletwo) | 1547 comments perletwo



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.



Full Dark House

A Room of One's Own
first printed in 1929, this qualifies for a Golden Oldie ticket

dark + room = DARKROOM



The total number of pages for both books combined must be at least 500 pages.

I read the kindle version of book 1, but the top mmp ed. is 410 pgs + book 2 this hb ed. 138 pgs = 548 pgs total



Points this task: 25
Total points: 175
Golden Oldies ticket requests: 1
Big Book ticket requests: 1
Books read: 15
Tasks completed: 11


message 436: by Jen B (new)

Jen B (jennybee618) | 176 comments JEN B.
15.8. A Parade - for me?
Read a book whose author's first and last initials appear in the word PARADE

A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum (9/15/19)

TOTAL POINTS: 80


message 437: by Anja (new)

Anja Vuković | 245 comments Anja

5.7 - Rose DeWitt Bukater
Read a book that has a protagonist with a 4-letter first name or nickname.
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
Main character's name is Theo

POINTS:
Points This Post: 5
Points Total: 5
Big Books: 500(0) 750(0) 1000(0)
Golden Oldies: 0
Tasks Completed: 1


message 438: by Joanne (new)

Joanne (joabroda1) | 470 comments Joanne MI

Task 15.8 A Parade - for me? Read a book whose author's first and last initials appear in the word PARADE

The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge, and India's Quest for Independence BY Anita Anand

Double A's found in pArAde

Points this task 15
Total points 45


Connie (Ava Catherine) | 1174 comments Ava Catherine

15.6. Inventors Day
Read a nonfiction book with the MPG Science or Technology, standalone or embedded.
The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep by Guy Leschziner mpg nonfiction and mpg science

total=140


Connie (Ava Catherine) | 1174 comments Ava Catherine

10.3 - Listen Up
Read a book that has won or been nominated (a finalist) for an Audie Award.
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Audie Award winner 2018

total=150


Connie (Ava Catherine) | 1174 comments Ava Catherine
10.5 - Zero In
Read a book with a zero in the number of pages.
The African Queen by C.S. Forester 308 pages

total=160


Connie (Ava Catherine) | 1174 comments Ava Catherine
10.7 - Strike!
Read a book written by a single author with a name part that begins with a K.
Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver

total=170


message 443: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie | 267 comments Stephanie127

20.9 - Moderators' Pet - Coralie's Task: The Gentle Ones.

Option 2. Read a book with a word in the title or subtitle of at least three letters that can be made from the letters in MARGARET. Letters can only be used as many times as they appear in the name.

The Great Escape, word is GREAT

Points this post: 20
Total points: 35/905

Tasks completed: 2/54
Books read: 3


message 444: by Book Concierge (last edited Sep 15, 2019 09:58AM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 3055 comments Task 20.4 – Golden Oldies – Tien – My Big Classic Books Year

Option 1 - MPG: Cultural>France
The Vintage Caper
I listened to the audiobook / NO MMPB / Paperback: The Vintage Caper – 240 pg

Genre confirmed in Help Thread


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This Post: 20 points
Total points to date: 20 points
Golden Oldies (pub 1950 or earlier):
Big Books Read: (0) 500 pg / (0) 750 pg / () 1000 pg
Total Big Book TICKETS:


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message 445: by Sara (new)

Sara G | 470 comments Sara G

30.1 - Ava Catherine’s Task: A Great Dame

Option 1: A Woman of Science
Read a nonfiction book with the mpg science or biography. These should be standalone genres.

Untitled: The Real Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor by Anna Pasternak
The top MPG for this one is Biography.

Option 3: Radium
Read a book by a single author whose name contains the letters RA in any order. All names and initials included in the Goodreads record can be used.

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
mARgaret atwood

Points this post: 30
Total points: 170


message 446: by Marina H (new)

Marina H | 371 comments Marina H

5.6 - Princess Buttercup
Kvinden mellem os by Greer Hendricks by Greer Hendricks

Points this post: 5
Total points: 45
Big book tickets: 0
Golden Oldies tickets: 0
Tasks completed: 3


Connie (Ava Catherine) | 1174 comments Ava Catherine
5.1 - Taking Action
Read a book with the MPG Action and/or Adventure.
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing mpg adventure

total=175


message 448: by Nick (new)

Nick (doily) | 1862 comments Nick KY

5.3 Not So Helpless From near the top of p 11 on the Badass Females list, I read Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston.

Total Points So Far: 155


message 449: by Nick (new)

Nick (doily) | 1862 comments Nick KY


5.7 Rose D.B. I read The Alpine Advocate by Mary Daheim, the first in the series with the protagonist Emma Lord, first name of four letters.

Total Points So Far: 160


Connie (Ava Catherine) | 1174 comments Ava Catherine
5.7 - Rose DeWitt Bukater
Read a book that has a protagonist with a 4-letter first name or nickname.
Euphoria by Lily King
character=Nell Stone

total=180


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