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message 1: by Diana S (last edited Sep 02, 2019 07:55AM) (new)

Diana S | 417 comments Mod
Tending to our Fall Vegetable Garden Challenge
Duration: September 1 through September 30, 2019

Time to till the ground, use the shovel to raised the garden beds, and lets not forget the fertitizer......

Spell-out one of the following words:

BEETS
BROCCOLI
BRUSSELS SPROUTS
CABBAGE
CAULIFLOWER
CARROTS
EGGPLANT
GARLIC
LEAF LETTUCE
ONIONS
POTATOES
PUMPKINS
RADISHES
SPINACH
ACORN (squash)
BUTTERNUT (squash)
TOMATOES
TURNIPS


Challenge Rules
• one book per letter
• books must be 100+ pages
• use the first letter of the title (exclude A, An, The)
• or use author's 1st or last name initials
• List: book title, author's name, date read, rating is optional.
• Have Fun!


message 2: by Diana S (last edited Sep 30, 2019 06:17AM) (new)

Diana S | 417 comments Mod
Participants
(Updated to post #12)

Jaret - GARLIC - 1/6
Donna - PUMPKINS - 0/8
••Book Concierge - SPINACH - 7/7 (completed)
••Carol - BRUSSEL SPROUTS - 14/14 (completed)
Diana S - RADISHES - 2/8 & GARLIC 2/6
Jennifer - SPINACH - 4/7
Licha-Olivia - BROCCOLI - 5/8
••Koren - EGGPLANT - 8/8 (completed)
Olivermagnus - PUMPKINS - 0/8
Connie - CABBAGE - 4/7
Marilyn - GARLIC - 3/6


message 3: by Jaret (last edited Oct 02, 2019 05:26PM) (new)

Jaret | 210 comments Being Cajun, I'll go with:
completed (4/6)

G
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express 5 stars 9/1/2019
Rose, Karen's You Belong to Me 3 stars 9/12/2019
The Lake House by James Patterson 2 stars 9/27/2019
I
Christie, Agatha's Hercule Poirot's Christmas 4 stars 9/14/2019


message 4: by Donna (last edited Sep 29, 2019 03:49AM) (new)

Donna | 337 comments Fun! I'll choose Pumpkins:

P: Peter Houlihan, author of Norco '80: The True Story of the Most Spectacular Bank Robbery in American History

U: Unseen, by Karin Slaughter

M: Meg X. Xuemei, author of Magic Trials

P: Pierce Brown, author of Red Rising

K: Koontz, Dean, author of The Whispering Room

I: Irving, John, author of Last Night in Twisted River

N: Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

S: Searching for Sylvie Lee, by Jean Kwok


message 5: by Book Concierge (last edited Sep 24, 2019 06:19AM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2394 comments Mod
Sept 2019: Tending to our Fall Vegetable Garden Challenge
Begins: 01Sep19 / Ends: 30Sep19



7 / 7 completed

Spinach
S
- SKAIFE, Christopher / The Ravenmaster ✔ – 08Sep19
P - Peter Mayle / The Vintage Caper ✔ - 02Aug19
I - I Always Loved You ✔ - 13Sep19
N - Not Quite Nice ✔ - 07Sep19
A - Alan Gratz / Ban This Book ✔ – 23Sep19
C - CARTER, Ally / Uncommon Criminals ✔ – 18Sep19
H - HALPERN, Sue / Summer Hours at the Robbers Library ✔ - 11Sep19

.


message 6: by Carol (last edited Sep 26, 2019 06:04AM) (new)

Carol | 1943 comments 14/14 - DONE 9/26/19

Berenson, Laurien - Ruff Justice -9/9/19
Rene Denfeld - The Child Finder - 9/3/19
Urban, Madeleine - Sticks & Stones 9/19/19
Summer That Never Was - Peter Robinson 9/3/19
Sara Gran - The Infinite Blacktop -/5/19
Emma in the Night - Wendy Walker - 9/2
Lethal White - Robert Girabaith - 9/8/19
Stephen King - The Institute - 9/16/19
Paradox Bound - Peter Clines - 9/6/19
River's End - Nora Roberts-9/26/19
Omer, Mike - In the Darkness- 9/1/19
Unspoken - Sarah Reesa Brennan - 9/24/19
Three Weeks With My Brother - Nicholas Sparks -9/11/19
Secrets She Keeps, The - Michael Robotham - 9/18/19


message 7: by Diana S (last edited Sep 18, 2019 09:06PM) (new)

Diana S | 417 comments Mod
Spell-out: RADISHES & GARLIC

Books Read: 3/8
River (The) by Peter Heller (9/13/19) ☆☆☆☆
A
Delicate Touch (A) by Stuart Woods (9/8/19) 3.5 ☆☆☆
I
S
H
E. L. James' Fifty Shades Freed (9/16/19) 3.5 ☆☆☆
S

Books Read: 3/6
Ganek, Danielle - The Summer We Read Gatsby (9/5/19) 3.5 ☆☆☆
Austenland by Shannon Hale (9/6/19) 3.5 ☆☆☆
R. L. Toalson's The Colors of the Rain (CR)
Lewis, C. S. - The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (CR)
I
Candice Millard's The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey (9/18/19) ☆☆☆☆


message 8: by JennH (last edited Sep 20, 2019 02:01PM) (new)

JennH | 178 comments Tending to our Fall Vegetable Garden Challenge
Duration: September 1 through September 30, 2019

S
✔P - A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline 9/5/19
✔I - Inland by Tea Obreht 9/19/19
N
✔A - Fudge and Jury by Ellie Alexander 9/20/19
C
✔H - The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan 9/2/19

A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo, #1) by Rick Riordan Fudge and Jury


message 9: by Licha-Olivia (last edited Sep 29, 2019 05:52PM) (new)

Licha-Olivia | 242 comments Sign me up

Tending to our Fall Vegetable Garden Challenge
Duration: September 1 through September 30, 2019

BROCCOLI: 5/8 completed

B:
R: Roberts, Nora; Under Currents (9/87/19)
O:
C: Crichton, Michael Jurassic Park (9/7/19)
C: Chase (The), Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg (9/20/19)
O:
L: Lee Goldberg and Janet Evanovich; The Heist (9/15/19)
I: I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter Erika L. Sánchez (9/29/19)


message 10: by Koren (last edited Sep 20, 2019 01:19PM) (new)


message 11: by Olivermagnus (last edited Sep 30, 2019 12:14PM) (new)

 Olivermagnus (lynda214) | 204 comments Tending to our Fall Vegetable Garden Challenge
September 1 - 30, 2019

8
of 8 Complete

P - The Perfect Couple - Elin Hilderbrand - 9/15/19
U - The Ultimatum - Karen Robards - 9/2/19
M - Mike Omer - In the Darkness - 9/8/19
P - James Patterson - Hush Hush - 9/6/19
K - Kate Ellis - The Funeral Boat - 9/24/19
I - I Am Legend - Richard Matheson - 9/7/19
N - Nefertiti - Michelle Moran - 9/22/19
S -Shamed - Linda Castillo - 9/21/19


message 12: by Connie (last edited Sep 28, 2019 07:35PM) (new)

Connie D | 265 comments Tending to our Fall Vegetable Garden Challenge
September 2019

I think I'll try CABBAGE

6/7 completed

C
C. J. Box. The Highway 4 stars. 9/19/19
A The Alice Network Kate Quinn. 9/3/19 4.5 stars
B Bryan Stephenson. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption 9/1/19. 5 stars.
B Becoming by Michelle Obama. 4 stars. 9/9/19
A Annie Proulx. Barkskins. 4.5 stars. 8/25/19
G Gary Schmidt. Okay for Now 5 stars. 9/5/19
E


message 13: by Marilyn (last edited Sep 30, 2019 06:42PM) (new)

Marilyn Lott | 318 comments Tending to our Fall Vegetable Garden Challenge
September 1 - 30, 2019

5 of 6 Complete

G - Gustave Flaubert, author of Madame Bovary--9/28/19
A - Ann Cleeves, author of Wild Fire--9/4/19
R - Rather, Dan, author of What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism--9/3/19
L - Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman--9/1/19
I
C - Colson Whitehead, author of The Nickel Boys--9/10/19


message 14: by Ev (new)

Ev | 3 comments You forgot cucumbers on the list.


message 15: by Koren (new)

Koren  (koren56) | 451 comments Finished!


message 16: by Connie (new)

Connie D | 265 comments Koren wrote: "Finished!"

Wow, Koren! Way to eat your vegetables (books)!


message 17: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2394 comments Mod
Update Message # 5 - Challenge competed - 23Sep19


message 18: by Donna (new)

Donna | 337 comments Challenge complete! Thanks for the fun!


message 19: by Carol (new)

Carol | 1943 comments Finished on 9/26. Fun one. Thanks Diana.


message 20: by Olivermagnus (new)

 Olivermagnus (lynda214) | 204 comments I'm done too.


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