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A Series of Unfortunate Events
Date: 09/01/19 - 00/00/00

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Welcome to our new TV show challenge - A Series of Unfortunate Events!

There are currently three full seasons of the TV show - A Series of Unfortunate Events. For each season, 1 through 3, there are a list of tasks to complete, as well as levels of play to choose from. You may change your level of participation at any time. In order to count the challenge complete, you must complete at least one full season.

Levels of Play:
Level 1: All tasks for Season 1
Level 2: All tasks for Season 2
Level 3: All tasks for Season 3
Level 4: All tasks for all three seasons

Special Note: Many of the tasks are open to interpretation. For example, if the task calls for reading a book where someone is betrayed - if it's betrayal to you, it works.

The challenge begins September 1, 2019. There is no end date.

***There are a total of 25 tasks to complete for those who wish to do the entire challenge.

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SEASON 1:
1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "A", OR
✱Read a book with siblings in the story.

2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "S" or "E", OR
✱Read a book in which a marriage takes place.

3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "R", OR
✱Read a book in which a kidnapping (or attempted kidnapping) occurs.

4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I", OR
✱Read a book set in Peru.

5. The Widow, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E", OR
✱Read a book in which a character is a member of the service or where a character is a widow.

6. The Widow, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S", OR
✱Read a book where someone is allergic to something or where a hurricane is part of the story in some way (it can just be mentioned).

7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "O", OR
✱Read a book in which a fire destroys something.

8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F", OR
✱Read a book in which hypnosis takes place.


SEASON 2:
9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U" or "N", OR
✱Read a book in which something unpleasant occurs.

10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "F", OR
✱Read a book in which some form of exercise or a rescue takes place or a secret organization is mentioned.

11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "O", OR
✱Read a book in which a manhunt or an auction takes place.

12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "R", OR
✱Read a book with the letters V, F, and D found somewhere in the title (order does not matter).

13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book that mentions a handyman or chief of police.

14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U", OR
✱Read a book in which a mobile home is mentioned or where someone is falsely accused.

15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "N", OR
✱Read a book with a character who sings or a book with candy shown on the cover.

16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "A", OR
✱Read a book with a character who is a doctor or one in which an operation takes place.

17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book in which a fortune teller is mentioned.

18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "E", OR
✱Read a book in which an animal is part of the story or where a murder plot takes place.


SEASON 3:
19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book in which a camping adventure takes place.

20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "V", OR
✱Read a book where a rescue or a search for information takes place.

21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E", OR
✱Read a book where someone is poisoned or a book with a ship or boat on the cover.

22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "N", OR
✱Read a book with a beach scene found on the cover or a book where someone escapes something.

23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book where someone works undercover.

24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S", OR
✱Read a book where someone goes to jail.

25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.
✱Read a book that is set on an island, OR
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words count).

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200. ACATT: A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS
Date: 09/01/19 - 10/31/19
Level: 4 - 25 Tasks
25/25 Completed

Challenge Link: ACATT: A Series of Unfortunate Events

SEASON 1:
✔1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
✱Read a book with siblings in the story.
If I Can't Have You|Gregg Olsen|09.02.19|★★★
✔2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "S".
The Savage City|T.J. English|09.13.19|★★★
✔3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "R".
The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories|Agatha Christie|09.15.19|★★★
✔4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I".
I Said Yes to Everything|Lee Grant|09.14.19|★★
✔5. The Widow, Part One:
✱Read a book by an author whose last name begins with "E".
Evanovich, Janet|Motor Mouth|09.03.19|★★
✔6. The Widow, Part Two:
✱Read a book by an author whose first name begins with "S".
Steve Berry|The Malta Exchange|09.10.19|★★★★
✔7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "O.
One Hundred Years of Solitude|Gabriel García Márquez|09.20.19|★★
✔8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F".
Forbidden Falls|Robyn Carr|10.04.19|★★★
If I Can't Have You Susan Powell, Her Mysterious Disappearance, and the Murder of Her Chldren by Gregg Olsen The Savage City by T.J. English The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories by Agatha Christie I Said Yes to Everything A Memoir by Lee Grant Motor Mouth (Alex Barnaby, #2) by Janet Evanovich The Malta Exchange (Cotton Malone, #14) by Steve Berry One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez Forbidden Falls (Virgin River, #9) by Robyn Carr


SEASON 2:
✔9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
✱Read a book in which something unpleasant occurs.
The Murder at the Vicarage|Agatha Christie|09.01.19|★★★★
✔10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
✱Read a book by an author whose first name begins with "F".
Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey|Fiona Carnarvon|09.17.19|★★★★
✔11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
✱Read a book in which a manhunt takes place.
The Strangler|William Landay|10.05.19|★★
✔12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
✱Read a book by an author whose last name begins with "R".
Rosenfelt, David|Bury the Lead|09.09.19|★★★
✔13. The Vile Village, Part One:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T".
The Tudor Vendetta|C.W. Gortner|09.12.19|★★★
✔14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U".
An Unexplained Death|Mikita Brottman|09.08.19|★★
✔15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
✱Read a book by an author whose last name begins with "N".
Nesbø, Jo|Police|09.11.19|★★
✔16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "A".
Archer, Jeffrey|Be Careful What You Wish For|09.04.19|★★★★
✔17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
✱Read a book by an author whose first name begins with "T".
Thea Lim|An Ocean of Minutes|10.31.19|★
✔18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "E".
After the War is Over|Jennifer Robson|10.14.19|★★|{Edward}
The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey by Fiona Carnarvon The Strangler by William Landay Bury the Lead (Andy Carpenter #3) by David Rosenfelt The Tudor Vendetta by C.W. Gortner An Unexplained Death The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere by Mikita Brottman Police (Harry Hole, #10) by Jo Nesbø Be Careful What You Wish For (The Clifton Chronicles #4) by Jeffrey Archer An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim After the War is Over by Jennifer Robson


SEASON 3:
✔19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T".
Take the Fall|Marquita Valentine|10.11.19|★★
✔20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "V".
Victoria|Daisy Goodwin|09.16.19|★★★★
✔21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
✱Read a book by an author whose first name begins with "E".
Elizabeth Gaskell|Wives and Daughters|09.07.19|★★★★
✔22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
✱Read a book with a character whose first name begins with "N".
Angel's Rest|Emily March|09.24.19|★★|{Nic Sullivan}
✔23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T".
Radiant Angel|Nelson DeMille|10.23.19|★★★|{Tess}
✔24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S".
Buried Bones|Carolyn Haines|09.26.19|★★★|{Sarah}
✔25. The End:
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS.
The American Agent|Jacqueline Winspear|09.15.19|★★★★
Take the Fall (Take the Fall, #1) by Marquita Valentine Victoria by Daisy Goodwin Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell Angel's Rest (Eternity Springs Series, Book 1) by Emily March Radiant Angel (John Corey, #7) by Nelson DeMille Buried Bones (Sarah Booth Delaney, #2) by Carolyn Haines The American Agent (Maisie Dobbs, #15) by Jacqueline Winspear

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Ed Lehman | 2067 comments *****COMPLETED 12/4/19*****

A Series of Unfortunate Events
Date: 09/01/19 - 00/00/00
The challenge begins September 1, 2019. There is no end date.

***There are a total of 25 tasks to complete for those who wish to do the entire challenge

SEASON 1:
*****1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "A", OR
✱Read a book with siblings in the story.- Saturday by Ian McEwan 9/11/19 - 289p.

*****2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "S" or "E", OR
✱Read a book in which a marriage takes place.- two of the contestants in a dance marathon get married in They Shoot Horses, Don't They? by Horace McCoy 9/2/19 -122p.

*****3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.
✱Read a book in which a kidnapping (or attempted kidnapping) occurs. In Atomic Number Sixty by Dave Johnston -11/5/19 , the MC is taken as the hostage of a terrorist.
*****4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I", - I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life by Anne Bogel 10/18/19
OR
✱Read a book set in Peru.

*****5. The Widow, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E"-
Women Of Messina by Elio Vittorini 9/22/19
OR
✱Read a book in which a character is a member of the service or where a character is a widow.

*****6. The Widow, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S"-
Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin 9/8/19
OR
✱Read a book where someone is allergic to something or where a hurricane is part of the story in some way (it can just be mentioned).

*****7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "O", OR
✱Read a book in which a fire destroys something.- One of the MCs dies in a house fire in They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera 9/7/19

*****8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F", OR
✱Read a book in which hypnosis takes place. - Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer 10/24/19


SEASON 2:
*****9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U" or "N", OR
✱Read a book in which something unpleasant occurs. - hundreds, if not thousands, of elephants slaughtered in The Roots of Heaven by Romain Gary 9/6/19

*****10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "F",
The Double by Fyodor Dostoyevsky 9/4/19-144p.
OR
✱Read a book in which some form of exercise or a rescue takes place or a secret organization is mentioned.

*****11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "O",
- Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens 10/2/19

OR
✱Read a book in which a manhunt or an auction takes place.

***12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "R",
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque-12/1/19

*****13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", - The Thirteen Problems by Agatha Christie 12/3/19

*****14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.

✱Read a book in which a mobile home is mentioned - Raiders of the Lost Bark by Sparkle Abbey 12/4/19

*****15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "N",-Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography b [booky [author:Neil Patrick Harris|620872] 10/18/19

OR
✱Read a book with a character who sings or a book with candy shown on the cover.

*****16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "A"-

OR
✱Read a book with a character who is a doctor - The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham 10/15/19
or one in which an operation takes place.

*****17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "T",
- There There by Tommy Orange 10/10/19
OR
✱Read a book in which a fortune teller is mentioned.

*****18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "E", Eleanor in Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire 9/18/19
OR
✱Read a book in which an animal is part of the story or where a murder plot takes place.


SEASON 3:
*****19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", - [The Blind Owl|45967] by Sadegh Hedayat 10/11/19
OR
✱Read a book in which a camping adventure takes place.

*****20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "V", OR
✱Read a book where a rescue or a search for information takes place.-The entire book is about a search for information about humans and their relations with animals- Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals by Hal Herzog 9/19/19

*****21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E", OR
✱Read a book where someone is poisoned or a book with a ship or boat on the cover.- The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf 10/25/19
The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf

*****22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "N", OR
✱Read a book with a beach scene found on the cover or a book where someone escapes something.-Violet escapes an unwanted marriage in The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket 9/15/19

*****23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T", - title character in Tamburlaine the Great, Part 1 by Christopher Marlowe 10/26/19
OR
✱Read a book where someone works undercover.

*****24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S",-Shelley in Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet 10/10/19 OR
✱Read a book where someone goes to jail.

*****25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.
✱Read a book that is set on an island, - Manhattan- Enormous Changes at the Last Minute by Grace Paley 9/14/19
OR
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words count).


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SEASON 1:
1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.
✱Read a book with siblings in the story.-Mirror, Mirror (Katherine and Ingrid are sisters) 9/22/19

2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "S" or "E"-Sorcery of Thorns 11/11/19

3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.
✱Read a book in which a kidnapping (or attempted kidnapping) occurs.-Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller 10/17/19 (Alosa is kidnapped)

4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I"-The Institute by Stephen King 10/29/19


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Nancy85 (nancymarie85) | 466 comments 5. The Widow, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E"-The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova 11/22/19

6. The Widow, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S",-Gerald's Game by Stephen King 9/2/19

7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "O"-The Outsider by Stephen King 10/16/19

8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F"-4th of July by James Patterson 12/12/19


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Nancy85 (nancymarie85) | 466 comments SEASON 2:
9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U" or "N"-Nocturna by Maya Motayne 10/21/19

10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.
✱Read a book in which some form of exercise or a rescue takes place or a secret organization is mentioned.-Hopeless by Colleen Hoover 12/15/19 (Sky and Holder runs)

11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.
✱Read a book in which a manhunt or an auction takes place.-Beauty by Robin McKinley 3/14/20 (There is an auction that takes place in the beginning of the book)

12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "R",-Divergent by Veronica Roth 9/17/19


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Nancy85 (nancymarie85) | 466 comments 13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T"-3rd Degree (11/15/19)

14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.
✱Read a book in which a mobile home is mentioned or where someone is falsely accused.-Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs 2/15/20

15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "N"-The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks 9/29/19

16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "A"-The Den by Jennifer Abrahams 10/7/19


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Nancy85 (nancymarie85) | 466 comments 17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "T"-Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi 12/1/19

18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "E"-Eragon by Christopher Paolini (Eragon) 10/25/19


SEASON 3:
19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T"-The Beast Is an Animal by Peternelle van Arsdale 1/5/20

20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book where a rescue or a search for information takes place.-Kiss the Girls by James Patterson 1/17/20 (Alex's niece is kidnapped along with 6 other girls and Alex does a search for her and the other girls and finally rescue them)


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Nancy85 (nancymarie85) | 466 comments 21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E"-House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig 12/27/19

22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "N"-Everneath by Brodi Ashton 2/29/20

23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T"-Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim (Maia Tamarin) 12/29/19

24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S"-Windwitch by Susan Dennard 12/9/19 (Safi)


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Nancy85 (nancymarie85) | 466 comments 25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words count)-Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott 4/17/20


message 12: by KarenK2 (last edited Nov 21, 2019 09:37AM) (new)

KarenK2 (kaykaykay60) | 134 comments COMPLETE

A Series of Unfortunate Events
Date: 09/01/19 - 11/21/19

SEASON 1:
✔1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.
✱Read a book with siblings in the story.
Kin and Yance Sackett are brothers
The Warrior's Path/Louis L'Amour
Read 9/10/19 4☆


✔2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "S" or "E", OR
Elegy for Eddie/Jacqueline Winspear 9/4/19 3.25☆

✔3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.
✱Read a book in which a kidnapping (or attempted kidnapping) occurs.
MC, Laura is kidnapped by Rosemond who then lies to her about her husband

✔4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I",
Into the Fire/Gregg Hurwitz
Read 11/21/19 4☆

✔5. The Widow, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book in which a character is a widow.
MC Cecile Dowd is a widow
The Pink Bonnet: True Colors: Historical Stories of American Crime/Liz Tolsma
Read 9/7/19 2.75☆

✔6. The Widow, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S", OR
Roger Stelljes/Deadly Stillwater
Read 9/12/19 3☆

✔7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.
✱Read a book in which a fire destroys something.
The Vanished Man/Jeffery Deaver
Read 9/8/19 4☆
Fire destroys a circus

✔8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F", OR
Fever/Mary Beth Keane10/4/19 3.25☆



SEASON 2:
✔9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis
✱Read a book in which something unpleasant occurs.
Sweep Out the Ashes: A Novel/Mary Clearman Blew 9/13/19 2.25☆
MC- Diana is caught in a snowstorm without appropriate outdoor clothes

✔10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.
✱Read a book in which some form a rescue takes place.
Out of Darkness, Shining Light/Petina Gappah 9/20/19 2☆
Livingstone's servents rescue his body and bring him back to England

✔11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.
✱Read a book in which a manhunt
The Glass Woman/Caroline Lea 9/18/19 4.25☆
The whole village comes out to find the man who killed Anna

✔12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book with the letters V, F, and D found somewhere in the title (order does not matter).
Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children's Home Society/Judy Christie 10/16/19 3☆

✔13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book that mentions a handyman
Kingdom of the Blind/Louise Penny 9/23/19 3☆
Pg 232 "Billy Williams is just a handyman. "

✔14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.
✱Read a book where someone is falsely accused.
A Death in Harlem/Karla FC Holloway 9/22/19 2.5☆
Vera is accused of having an affair

✔15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.
✱Read a book with a character who sings
Swede Hollow/Ola Larsmo9/30/19 2.75☆
Anna has a weird neighbor who sings to himself


✔16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book with a character who is a doctor or one in which an operation takes place.
Dr Aubrey Waycross The Winter Sisters/Tim Westover9/16/19 3☆

✔17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book in which a fortune teller is mentioned.
The Fragments/Toni Jordan10/5/19 2.75☆
Loc 2643 "All hail, Rachel, the psychic waitress, teller of fortunes, seer of mysteries."

✔18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.
✱Read a book where a murder plot takes place.
Leaving Everything Most Loved/Jacqueline Winspear
Read 9/27/19 4☆
Maisie Dobbs investigates the murder of Indian immigrants in London.


SEASON 3:
✔19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", OR
The Whiskey Rebels/David Liss
Read 10/12/19 3☆

✔20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book where a rescue or a search for information takes place.
Have Brides, Will Travel/William W. Johnstone 9/28/19 3.25☆
Bo and Scratch bring women to a boomtown and try to ascertain if it's safe for them to stay

✔21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E",
E.L. Doctorow/Homer & Langley
Read 10/1/19 4☆

✔22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book where someone escapes something.
Chet is chasing two men through a train but they escape by jumping off the moving train
Grace in the Wings/Kari Bovee 10/2/19 2.5☆

✔23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T", OR
Brighton Turner The Bright Unknown/Elizabeth Byler Younts
Read 10/12/19 3.25☆

✔24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book where someone goes to jail.
One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow/Olivia Hawker 10/7/19 3.25☆
Ernest kills a man and goes to jail for two years

✔25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.
✱Read a book that is set on an island
The Edge of Lost/Kristina McMorris 10/7/19 4☆
Set on Alcatraz Island


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KarenK2 (kaykaykay60) | 134 comments One book per task?


message 14: by jingles (last edited Sep 01, 2019 02:28PM) (new)

jingles | 3480 comments Mod
Karen Kay wrote: "One book per task?"

Right, Karen....so a total of 25 books to complete all three seasons.

Welcome to the challenge! Thank you for joining me!!


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jingles | 3480 comments Mod
Thanks for joining the fun, Nancy! Welcome!!


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jingles | 3480 comments Mod
Welcome, Ed! Thanks for playing along!!


message 17: by Bonita (last edited Feb 18, 2020 04:34AM) (new)

Bonita ACATT: A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS
Date: 09/01/19 - 00/00/00

Level: 4 - 25 Tasks
25/25 Completed

SEASON 1:
1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "A",

Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery 12/5/19

2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "S" or "E",

Sacred Evil by Heather Graham 9/1/19

3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "R",

The Reluctant Heiress by Sara Orwig 12/17/19

4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I",

I Will Not Beg by Cherise Sinclair 10/30/19

5. The Widow, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E",

Eve Langlais - Jealous And Freakn' 12/23/19

6. The Widow, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S",

Sara C. Roethle - Xoe: Vampires, and Werewolves, and Demons, Oh My! 9/4/19

7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "O",

The Oath by Frank E. Peretti 11/18/19

8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F",

Forever Odd by Dean Koontz 10/31/19


SEASON 2:
9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U"

The Unseen by Heather Graham 10/3/19

10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "F",

Ian Fleming - Moonraker 1/3/20

11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "O",

Carlene O'Connor - Murder at an Irish Wedding 12/4/19

12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "R", OR

James Rollins - Black Order 12/26/19

13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T",

Three Mages and a Margarita by Annette Marie 1/21/20

14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U",

The Unholy by Heather Graham 12/25/19

15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "N",

Naomi Miller - Lemon Tart Mystery 9/29/19

16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "A",

Lara Adrian - Midnight Rising 9/6/19

17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "T",

Tonya Kappes - A Charming Cure 1/6/20

18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "E",

Elizabeth Gilbert - Eat, Pray, Love 2/16/20


SEASON 3:
19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T",

Tiger Eye by Marjorie M. Liu 2/5/20

20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "V"

A View to a Thrill by Lexi Blake 9/19/19

21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E",

Janet Evanovich - Twisted Twenty-Six 12/16/19

22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "N",

Nancy - The Hidden Staircase by Carolyn Keene 1/8/20

23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.
✱Read a book where someone works undercover.

Granny Hooks a Crook by Julie Seedorf 2/18/20

24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S",

Tennessee Smith - Master No by Lexi Blake 11/22/19

25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words count).

The Evil Inside by Heather Graham 9/13/19


message 18: by Jillian (last edited Dec 14, 2019 09:40AM) (new)

Jillian Finished!

A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS

A Series of Unfortunate Events
Date: 09/01/19 - 00/00/00

**************************************************************************************************************************************

SEASON 1:
1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.

✱Read a book with siblings in the story.
To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1) by Harper Lee To Kill a Mockingbird/Harper Lee 9/20/19

2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.

✱Read a book in which a marriage takes place.
Stormbird (Wars of the Roses, #1) by Conn Iggulden Stormbird/Conn Iggulden 9/8/19

3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.

✱Read a book in which a kidnapping (or attempted kidnapping) occurs.
When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica When the Lights Go Out/Mary Kubica 9/2/19

4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I"
Infinity (Chronicles of Nick, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Infinity/Sherrilyn Kenyon 9/14/19

5. The Widow, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E"
The Secret, Book & Scone Society (Secret, Book, & Scone Society, #1) by Ellery Adams The Secret, Book & Scone Society/Ellery Adams 9/10/19


6. The Widow, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S"
Invincible (Chronicles of Nick, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Invincible/Sherrilyn Kenyon 9/15/19

7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.

✱Read a book in which a fire destroys something.
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult My Sister's Keeper: A Novel/Jodi Picoult 10/3/19

8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F",
Furiously Happy A Funny Book About Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things/Jenny Lawson 9/11/19



SEASON 2:
9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis

✱Read a book in which something unpleasant occurs.
What Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson What Dreams May Come/Richard Matheson 9/15/19

10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.

✱Read a book in which some form of exercise or a rescue takes place or a secret organization is mentioned.
The Masked City (The Invisible Library, #2) by Genevieve Cogman The Masked City/Genevieve Cogman 9/27/19

11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.

✱Read a book in which a manhunt or an auction takes place.
Les Misérables by Victor Hugo Les Misérables/Victor Hugo 12/14/19

12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "R"
The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #1) by Rick Riordan The Sword of Summer/Rick Riordan 9/21/19


13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T"
Twisted Threads (Mainely Needlepoint, #1) by Lea Wait Twisted Threads 10/12/19

14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.

✱Read a book in which a mobile home is mentioned or where someone is falsely accused.
The Penultimate Peril (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #12) by Lemony Snicket The Penultimate Peril/Lemony Snicket 11/24/19

15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.

✱Read a book with a character who sings
By the Shores of Silver Lake (Little House) by Laura Ingalls Wilder By the Shores of Silver Lake/Laura Ingalls Wilder 10/19/19

16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "A"
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius Meditations/Marcus Aurelius 10/13/19

17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "T"
Scene of the Grind (A Killer Coffee Mystery, #1) by Tonya Kappes Scene of the Grind/Tonya Kappes 11/10/19


18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.

✱Read a book in which an animal is part of the story
Once Upon a Wine (Black Dog Bay, #4) by Beth Kendrick Once Upon a Wine/Beth Kendrick 11/08/19


SEASON 3:
19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.

✱Read a book in which a camping adventure takes place.
The Slippery Slope (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #10) by Lemony Snicket The Slippery Slope/Lemony Snicket 9/11/19

20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book where a rescue or a search for information takes place.
Arrow's Fall (Heralds of Valdemar, #3) by Mercedes Lackey Arrow's Fall/Mercedes Lackey 11/22/19

21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!

✱Read a book where someone is poisoned or a book with a ship or boat on the cover.
The Grim Grotto (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #11) by Lemony Snicket The Grim Grotto/Lemony Snicket 10/25/19

22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "N" Nynaeve
The Fires of Heaven (The Wheel of Time, #5) by Robert Jordan The Fires of Heaven/Robert Jordan 12/1/19

23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.

✱Read a book where someone works undercover.
Wanna Get Lucky? (Lucky O'Toole, #1) by Deborah Coonts Wanna Get Lucky?/Deborah Coonts 10/27/19

24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S" Sara Crewe
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett A Little Princess/Frances Hodgson Burnett 10/4/19


25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.

✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words count).
Arrow's Flight (Heralds of Valdemar, #2) by Mercedes Lackey Arrow's Flight/Mercedes Lackey 11/03/19


message 19: by Viji (new)

Viji | 28 comments ACATT: A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS
Date: 09/01/19 - 00/00/00
Level: 4 - 25 Tasks
0/25 Completed

SEASON 1:
1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "A", OR
✱Read a book with siblings in the story.

2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "S" or "E", OR
✱Read a book in which a marriage takes place.

3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "R", OR
✱Read a book in which a kidnapping (or attempted kidnapping) occurs.

4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I", OR
✱Read a book set in Peru.

5. The Widow, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E", OR
✱Read a book in which a character is a member of the service or where a character is a widow.

6. The Widow, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S", OR
✱Read a book where someone is allergic to something or where a hurricane is part of the story in some way (it can just be mentioned).

7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "O", OR
✱Read a book in which a fire destroys something.

8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F", OR
✱Read a book in which hypnosis takes place.


SEASON 2:
9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U" or "N", OR
✱Read a book in which something unpleasant occurs.

10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "F", OR
✱Read a book in which some form of exercise or a rescue takes place or a secret organization is mentioned.

11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "O", OR
✱Read a book in which a manhunt or an auction takes place.

12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "R", OR
✱Read a book with the letters V, F, and D found somewhere in the title (order does not matter).

13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book that mentions a handyman or chief of police.

14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U", OR
✱Read a book in which a mobile home is mentioned or where someone is falsely accused.

15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "N", OR
✱Read a book with a character who sings or a book with candy shown on the cover.

16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "A", OR
✱Read a book with a character who is a doctor or one in which an operation takes place.

17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book in which a fortune teller is mentioned.

18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "E", OR
✱Read a book in which an animal is part of the story or where a murder plot takes place.


SEASON 3:
19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book in which a camping adventure takes place.

20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "V", OR
✱Read a book where a rescue or a search for information takes place.

21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E", OR
✱Read a book where someone is poisoned or a book with a ship or boat on the cover.

22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "N", OR
✱Read a book with a beach scene found on the cover or a book where someone escapes something.

23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book where someone works undercover.

24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S", OR
✱Read a book where someone goes to jail.

25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.
✱Read a book that is set on an island, OR
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words count).


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Welcome to the challenge Bonita, Jillian and Viji!!


message 21: by ChrisGA (last edited Apr 30, 2020 12:03PM) (new)

ChrisGA | 289 comments I'll try all three seasons-level 4

✅1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "A", Arctic Drift cussler also featured siblings
✱Read a book with siblings in the story. 9/5/19
✅2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
✱Read a book in which a marriage takes place.Murder at the Clinicharman 9/23/19
✅3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
✱Read a book in which a kidnapping occurs. Sec. Of State Corsair cussler 10/10/19
❎4. Reptile room part 2
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I", If the Shoe Kills cahoon 4/27/20
✅5. The Widow, Part One:
✱Read a book in which a character is a widow. Gracie and Amanda Washed Up wallace 9/5/19
✅6. The Widow, Part Two:
✱Read a book where someone is allergic to something Wine Country Killer harman 9/17/19
✅7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
✱Read a book in which a fire destroys something. Court of Corruption: A Garden Girls Cozy Mystery callaghan 9/7/19
✅8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F",False Identity youngblood 10/13/19
✅9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
✱Read a book in which something unpleasant occurs. Vandalism assault
Divine Intervention callaghan 9/14/19
✅10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
✱Read a book in which some form of exercise or a rescue takes place Pursued harris 9/15/19
✅11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
✱Read a book in which a manhunt -for Lucy Missing harris 9/13/19
✅12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
✱Read a book by an author whose last name begins with "R", Ramthun Ground Zero (Eileen Reed, #1) by Bonnie Ramthun 1/3/20
✅13. The Vile Village, Part One:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", OR Transatlantic Tragedy: A Cruise Ship Mystery callaghan 9/5/19
✅14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
✱Read a book where someone is falsely accused.Framed in Florida: A Garden Girls Cozy Mystery callaghan 9/8/19
✅15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
✱Read a book with candy shown on the cover. Christmas Caramel Murder (Hannah Swensen, #20) by Joanne Fluke fluke 12/4/19
✅16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
✱Read a book , in which an operation takes place.
Vanishing Point9/20/19
✅17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
✱Read a book in which a fortune teller is mentioned. The Mistletoe Murders wallace 9/11/19
✅18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part2
✱Read a book in which an animal is part of the story AND where a murder plot takes place Murder at the Truck Stop harman 9/19/19
❎19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T" 'Tis the Season to Be Murdered wolzien 2/15/2)
✅20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "V", ORVendetta harris also a rescue or a search for information takes place. 9/9/19
✅21. Grim Grotto, Part one
✱Read a book where someone is poisoned The 27-Ingredient Chili Con Carne Murders pickard 10/4/19
✅22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
✱Read a book with a beach scene found on the cover
Murder on Summer Lane A Garden Girls Cozy Mystery (Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 22) by Hope Callaghan callaghan 9/10/19
✅23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T", Thom The Empty Chair deavers 10/17/19
✅24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
✱Read a book with a character whose first name begins with "S"- Sherry AND where someone goes to jail.Divine Secrets callaghan 9/14/19

✅25. The End:
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words The Emperor's Revenge cussler 10/24/19


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ChrisGA | 289 comments ❎4. Reptile room part 2
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I", If the Shoe Kills cahoon 4/27/20





❎19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T" 'Tis the Season to Be Murdered wolzien 2/15/2)


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Welcome, Chris!


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Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 454 comments All Challenges All The Time
A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS
Date:
09/01/19 - 00/00/00

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Welcome, Suzanne!


Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (shuga) | 38 comments 200. ACATT: A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS
Date: 09/01/19 - 00/00/00
Level: 4 - 25 Tasks
0/25 Completed

SEASON 1:
1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "A", OR
✱Read a book with siblings in the story.

2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "S" or "E", OR
✱Read a book in which a marriage takes place.

3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "R", OR
✱Read a book in which a kidnapping (or attempted kidnapping) occurs.

4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I", OR
✱Read a book set in Peru.

5. The Widow, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E", OR
✱Read a book in which a character is a member of the service or where a character is a widow.

6. The Widow, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S", OR
✱Read a book where someone is allergic to something or where a hurricane is part of the story in some way (it can just be mentioned).

7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "O", OR
✱Read a book in which a fire destroys something.

8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F", OR
✱Read a book in which hypnosis takes place.


SEASON 2:
9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U" or "N", OR
✱Read a book in which something unpleasant occurs.

10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "F", OR
✱Read a book in which some form of exercise or a rescue takes place or a secret organization is mentioned.

11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "O", OR
✱Read a book in which a manhunt or an auction takes place.

12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "R", OR
✱Read a book with the letters V, F, and D found somewhere in the title (order does not matter).

13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book that mentions a handyman or chief of police.

14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U", OR
✱Read a book in which a mobile home is mentioned or where someone is falsely accused.

15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "N", OR
✱Read a book with a character who sings or a book with candy shown on the cover.

16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "A", OR
✱Read a book with a character who is a doctor or one in which an operation takes place.

17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book in which a fortune teller is mentioned.

18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "E", OR
✱Read a book in which an animal is part of the story or where a murder plot takes place.


SEASON 3:
19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book in which a camping adventure takes place.

20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "V", OR
✱Read a book where a rescue or a search for information takes place.

21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E", OR
✱Read a book where someone is poisoned or a book with a ship or boat on the cover.

22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "N", OR
✱Read a book with a beach scene found on the cover or a book where someone escapes something.

23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book where someone works undercover.

24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S", OR
✱Read a book where someone goes to jail.

25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.
✱Read a book that is set on an island, OR
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words count).


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200. ACATT: A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS
Date: 09/01/19 - 10/31/19
Level: 4 - 25 Tasks
25/25 Completed

Challenge Link: ACATT: A Series of Unfortunate Events

SEASON 1:
✔1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
✱Read a book with siblings in the story.
If I Can't Have You|Gregg Olsen|09.02.19|★★★
✔2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "S".
The Savage City|T.J. English|09.13.19|★★★
✔3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "R".
The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories|Agatha Christie|09.15.19|★★★
✔4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I".
I Said Yes to Everything|Lee Grant|09.14.19|★★
✔5. The Widow, Part One:
✱Read a book by an author whose last name begins with "E".
Evanovich, Janet|Motor Mouth|09.03.19|★★
✔6. The Widow, Part Two:
✱Read a book by an author whose first name begins with "S".
Steve Berry|The Malta Exchange|09.10.19|★★★★
✔7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "O.
One Hundred Years of Solitude|Gabriel García Márquez|09.20.19|★★
✔8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F".
Forbidden Falls|Robyn Carr|10.04.19|★★★
If I Can't Have You Susan Powell, Her Mysterious Disappearance, and the Murder of Her Chldren by Gregg Olsen The Savage City by T.J. English The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories by Agatha Christie I Said Yes to Everything A Memoir by Lee Grant Motor Mouth (Alex Barnaby, #2) by Janet Evanovich The Malta Exchange (Cotton Malone, #14) by Steve Berry One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez Forbidden Falls (Virgin River, #9) by Robyn Carr


SEASON 2:
✔9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
✱Read a book in which something unpleasant occurs.
The Murder at the Vicarage|Agatha Christie|09.01.19|★★★★
✔10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
✱Read a book by an author whose first name begins with "F".
Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey|Fiona Carnarvon|09.17.19|★★★★
✔11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
✱Read a book in which a manhunt takes place.
The Strangler|William Landay|10.05.19|★★
✔12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
✱Read a book by an author whose last name begins with "R".
Rosenfelt, David|Bury the Lead|09.09.19|★★★
✔13. The Vile Village, Part One:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T".
The Tudor Vendetta|C.W. Gortner|09.12.19|★★★
✔14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U".
An Unexplained Death|Mikita Brottman|09.08.19|★★
✔15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
✱Read a book by an author whose last name begins with "N".
Nesbø, Jo|Police|09.11.19|★★
✔16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "A".
Archer, Jeffrey|Be Careful What You Wish For|09.04.19|★★★★
✔17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
✱Read a book by an author whose first name begins with "T".
Thea Lim|An Ocean of Minutes|10.31.19|★
✔18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "E".
After the War is Over|Jennifer Robson|10.14.19|★★|{Edward}
The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey by Fiona Carnarvon The Strangler by William Landay Bury the Lead (Andy Carpenter #3) by David Rosenfelt The Tudor Vendetta by C.W. Gortner An Unexplained Death The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere by Mikita Brottman Police (Harry Hole, #10) by Jo Nesbø Be Careful What You Wish For (The Clifton Chronicles #4) by Jeffrey Archer An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim After the War is Over by Jennifer Robson


SEASON 3:
✔19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T".
Take the Fall|Marquita Valentine|10.11.19|★★
✔20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "V".
Victoria|Daisy Goodwin|09.16.19|★★★★
✔21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
✱Read a book by an author whose first name begins with "E".
Elizabeth Gaskell|Wives and Daughters|09.07.19|★★★★
✔22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
✱Read a book with a character whose first name begins with "N".
Angel's Rest|Emily March|09.24.19|★★|{Nic Sullivan}
✔23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T".
Radiant Angel|Nelson DeMille|10.23.19|★★★|{Tess}
✔24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S".
Buried Bones|Carolyn Haines|09.26.19|★★★|{Sarah}
✔25. The End:
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS.
The American Agent|Jacqueline Winspear|09.15.19|★★★★
Take the Fall (Take the Fall, #1) by Marquita Valentine Victoria by Daisy Goodwin Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell Angel's Rest (Eternity Springs Series, Book 1) by Emily March Radiant Angel (John Corey, #7) by Nelson DeMille Buried Bones (Sarah Booth Delaney, #2) by Carolyn Haines The American Agent (Maisie Dobbs, #15) by Jacqueline Winspear

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KarenK2 (kaykaykay60) | 134 comments COMPLETE

A Series of Unfortunate Events
Date: 09/01/19 - 11/21/19

SEASON 1:
✔1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.
✱Read a book with siblings in the story.
Kin and Yance Sackett are brothers
The Warrior's Path/Louis L'Amour
Read 9/10/19 4☆


✔2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "S" or "E", OR
Elegy for Eddie/Jacqueline Winspear 9/4/19 3.25☆

✔3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.
✱Read a book in which a kidnapping (or attempted kidnapping) occurs.
MC, Laura is kidnapped by Rosemond who then lies to her about her husband

✔4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I",
Into the Fire/Gregg Hurwitz
Read 11/21/19 4☆

✔5. The Widow, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book in which a character is a widow.
MC Cecile Dowd is a widow
The Pink Bonnet: True Colors: Historical Stories of American Crime/Liz Tolsma
Read 9/7/19 2.75☆

✔6. The Widow, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S", OR
Roger Stelljes/Deadly Stillwater
Read 9/12/19 3☆

✔7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.
✱Read a book in which a fire destroys something.
The Vanished Man/Jeffery Deaver
Read 9/8/19 4☆
Fire destroys a circus

✔8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F", OR
Fever/Mary Beth Keane10/4/19 3.25☆



SEASON 2:
✔9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis
✱Read a book in which something unpleasant occurs.
Sweep Out the Ashes: A Novel/Mary Clearman Blew 9/13/19 2.25☆
MC- Diana is caught in a snowstorm without appropriate outdoor clothes

✔10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.
✱Read a book in which some form a rescue takes place.
Out of Darkness, Shining Light/Petina Gappah 9/20/19 2☆
Livingstone's servents rescue his body and bring him back to England

✔11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.
✱Read a book in which a manhunt
The Glass Woman/Caroline Lea 9/18/19 4.25☆
The whole village comes out to find the man who killed Anna

✔12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book with the letters V, F, and D found somewhere in the title (order does not matter).
Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children's Home Society/Judy Christie 10/16/19 3☆

✔13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book that mentions a handyman
Kingdom of the Blind/Louise Penny 9/23/19 3☆
Pg 232 "Billy Williams is just a handyman. "

✔14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.
✱Read a book where someone is falsely accused.
A Death in Harlem/Karla FC Holloway 9/22/19 2.5☆
Vera is accused of having an affair

✔15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.
✱Read a book with a character who sings
Swede Hollow/Ola Larsmo9/30/19 2.75☆
Anna has a weird neighbor who sings to himself


✔16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book with a character who is a doctor or one in which an operation takes place.
Dr Aubrey Waycross The Winter Sisters/Tim Westover9/16/19 3☆

✔17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book in which a fortune teller is mentioned.
The Fragments/Toni Jordan10/5/19 2.75☆
Loc 2643 "All hail, Rachel, the psychic waitress, teller of fortunes, seer of mysteries."

✔18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.
✱Read a book where a murder plot takes place.
Leaving Everything Most Loved/Jacqueline Winspear
Read 9/27/19 4☆
Maisie Dobbs investigates the murder of Indian immigrants in London.


SEASON 3:
✔19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", OR
The Whiskey Rebels/David Liss
Read 10/12/19 3☆

✔20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book where a rescue or a search for information takes place.
Have Brides, Will Travel/William W. Johnstone 9/28/19 3.25☆
Bo and Scratch bring women to a boomtown and try to ascertain if it's safe for them to stay

✔21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E",
E.L. Doctorow/Homer & Langley
Read 10/1/19 4☆

✔22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book where someone escapes something.
Chet is chasing two men through a train but they escape by jumping off the moving train
Grace in the Wings/Kari Bovee 10/2/19 2.5☆

✔23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T", OR
Brighton Turner The Bright Unknown/Elizabeth Byler Younts
Read 10/12/19 3.25☆

✔24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book where someone goes to jail.
One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow/Olivia Hawker 10/7/19 3.25☆
Ernest kills a man and goes to jail for two years

✔25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.
✱Read a book that is set on an island
The Edge of Lost/Kristina McMorris 10/7/19 4☆
Set on Alcatraz Island


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Ed Lehman | 2067 comments *****COMPLETED 12/4/19*****

A Series of Unfortunate Events
Date: 09/01/19 - 00/00/00
The challenge begins September 1, 2019. There is no end date.

***There are a total of 25 tasks to complete for those who wish to do the entire challenge

SEASON 1:
*****1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "A", OR
✱Read a book with siblings in the story.- Saturday by Ian McEwan 9/11/19 - 289p.

*****2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "S" or "E", OR
✱Read a book in which a marriage takes place.- two of the contestants in a dance marathon get married in They Shoot Horses, Don't They? by Horace McCoy 9/2/19 -122p.

*****3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.
✱Read a book in which a kidnapping (or attempted kidnapping) occurs. In Atomic Number Sixty by Dave Johnston -11/5/19 , the MC is taken as the hostage of a terrorist.
*****4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I", - I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life by Anne Bogel 10/18/19
OR
✱Read a book set in Peru.

*****5. The Widow, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E"-
Women Of Messina by Elio Vittorini 9/22/19
OR
✱Read a book in which a character is a member of the service or where a character is a widow.

*****6. The Widow, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S"-
Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin 9/8/19
OR
✱Read a book where someone is allergic to something or where a hurricane is part of the story in some way (it can just be mentioned).

*****7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "O", OR
✱Read a book in which a fire destroys something.- One of the MCs dies in a house fire in They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera 9/7/19

*****8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F", OR
✱Read a book in which hypnosis takes place. - Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer 10/24/19


SEASON 2:
*****9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U" or "N", OR
✱Read a book in which something unpleasant occurs. - hundreds, if not thousands, of elephants slaughtered in The Roots of Heaven by Romain Gary 9/6/19

*****10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "F",
The Double by Fyodor Dostoyevsky 9/4/19-144p.
OR
✱Read a book in which some form of exercise or a rescue takes place or a secret organization is mentioned.

*****11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "O",
- Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens 10/2/19

OR
✱Read a book in which a manhunt or an auction takes place.

***12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "R",
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque-12/1/19

*****13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", - The Thirteen Problems by Agatha Christie 12/3/19

*****14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.

✱Read a book in which a mobile home is mentioned - Raiders of the Lost Bark by Sparkle Abbey 12/4/19

*****15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "N",-Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography b [booky [author:Neil Patrick Harris|620872] 10/18/19

OR
✱Read a book with a character who sings or a book with candy shown on the cover.

*****16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "A"-

OR
✱Read a book with a character who is a doctor - The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham 10/15/19
or one in which an operation takes place.

*****17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "T",
- There There by Tommy Orange 10/10/19
OR
✱Read a book in which a fortune teller is mentioned.

*****18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "E", Eleanor in Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire 9/18/19
OR
✱Read a book in which an animal is part of the story or where a murder plot takes place.


SEASON 3:
*****19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", - [The Blind Owl|45967] by Sadegh Hedayat 10/11/19
OR
✱Read a book in which a camping adventure takes place.

*****20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "V", OR
✱Read a book where a rescue or a search for information takes place.-The entire book is about a search for information about humans and their relations with animals- Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals by Hal Herzog 9/19/19

*****21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E", OR
✱Read a book where someone is poisoned or a book with a ship or boat on the cover.- The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf 10/25/19
The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf

*****22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "N", OR
✱Read a book with a beach scene found on the cover or a book where someone escapes something.-Violet escapes an unwanted marriage in The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket 9/15/19

*****23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T", - title character in Tamburlaine the Great, Part 1 by Christopher Marlowe 10/26/19
OR
✱Read a book where someone works undercover.

*****24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S",-Shelley in Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet 10/10/19 OR
✱Read a book where someone goes to jail.

*****25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.
✱Read a book that is set on an island, - Manhattan- Enormous Changes at the Last Minute by Grace Paley 9/14/19
OR
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words count).


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Great finish, Ed!


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Jillian Finished!

A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS

A Series of Unfortunate Events
Date: 09/01/19 - 00/00/00

**************************************************************************************************************************************

SEASON 1:
1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.

✱Read a book with siblings in the story.
To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1) by Harper Lee To Kill a Mockingbird/Harper Lee 9/20/19

2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.

✱Read a book in which a marriage takes place.
Stormbird (Wars of the Roses, #1) by Conn Iggulden Stormbird/Conn Iggulden 9/8/19

3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.

✱Read a book in which a kidnapping (or attempted kidnapping) occurs.
When the Lights Go Out by Mary Kubica When the Lights Go Out/Mary Kubica 9/2/19

4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I"
Infinity (Chronicles of Nick, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Infinity/Sherrilyn Kenyon 9/14/19

5. The Widow, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E"
The Secret, Book & Scone Society (Secret, Book, & Scone Society, #1) by Ellery Adams The Secret, Book & Scone Society/Ellery Adams 9/10/19


6. The Widow, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S"
Invincible (Chronicles of Nick, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Invincible/Sherrilyn Kenyon 9/15/19

7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.

✱Read a book in which a fire destroys something.
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult My Sister's Keeper: A Novel/Jodi Picoult 10/3/19

8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F",
Furiously Happy A Funny Book About Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things/Jenny Lawson 9/11/19



SEASON 2:
9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis

✱Read a book in which something unpleasant occurs.
What Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson What Dreams May Come/Richard Matheson 9/15/19

10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.

✱Read a book in which some form of exercise or a rescue takes place or a secret organization is mentioned.
The Masked City (The Invisible Library, #2) by Genevieve Cogman The Masked City/Genevieve Cogman 9/27/19

11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.

✱Read a book in which a manhunt or an auction takes place.
Les Misérables by Victor Hugo Les Misérables/Victor Hugo 12/14/19

12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "R"
The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #1) by Rick Riordan The Sword of Summer/Rick Riordan 9/21/19


13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T"
Twisted Threads (Mainely Needlepoint, #1) by Lea Wait Twisted Threads 10/12/19

14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.

✱Read a book in which a mobile home is mentioned or where someone is falsely accused.
The Penultimate Peril (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #12) by Lemony Snicket The Penultimate Peril/Lemony Snicket 11/24/19

15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.

✱Read a book with a character who sings
By the Shores of Silver Lake (Little House) by Laura Ingalls Wilder By the Shores of Silver Lake/Laura Ingalls Wilder 10/19/19

16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "A"
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius Meditations/Marcus Aurelius 10/13/19

17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "T"
Scene of the Grind (A Killer Coffee Mystery, #1) by Tonya Kappes Scene of the Grind/Tonya Kappes 11/10/19


18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.

✱Read a book in which an animal is part of the story
Once Upon a Wine (Black Dog Bay, #4) by Beth Kendrick Once Upon a Wine/Beth Kendrick 11/08/19


SEASON 3:
19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.

✱Read a book in which a camping adventure takes place.
The Slippery Slope (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #10) by Lemony Snicket The Slippery Slope/Lemony Snicket 9/11/19

20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book where a rescue or a search for information takes place.
Arrow's Fall (Heralds of Valdemar, #3) by Mercedes Lackey Arrow's Fall/Mercedes Lackey 11/22/19

21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!

✱Read a book where someone is poisoned or a book with a ship or boat on the cover.
The Grim Grotto (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #11) by Lemony Snicket The Grim Grotto/Lemony Snicket 10/25/19

22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "N" Nynaeve
The Fires of Heaven (The Wheel of Time, #5) by Robert Jordan The Fires of Heaven/Robert Jordan 12/1/19

23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.

✱Read a book where someone works undercover.
Wanna Get Lucky? (Lucky O'Toole, #1) by Deborah Coonts Wanna Get Lucky?/Deborah Coonts 10/27/19

24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S" Sara Crewe
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett A Little Princess/Frances Hodgson Burnett 10/4/19


25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.

✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words count).
Arrow's Flight (Heralds of Valdemar, #2) by Mercedes Lackey Arrow's Flight/Mercedes Lackey 11/03/19


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Well done, Jillian!


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Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 454 comments All Challenges All The Time
A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS
Date:
09/01/19 - 00/00/00

Progress: 25 out of 25
Levels of Play:
Level 1: All tasks for Season 1
Level 2: All tasks for Season 2
Level 3: All tasks for Season 3
Level 4: All tasks for all three seasons

Welcome to our new TV show challenge - A Series of Unfortunate Events!

There are currently three full seasons of the TV show - A Series of Unfortunate Events. For each season, 1 through 3, there are a list of tasks to complete, as well as levels of play to choose from. You may change your level of participation at any time. In order to count the challenge complete, you must complete at least one full season.

Special Note: Many of the tasks are open to interpretation. For example, if the task calls for reading a book where someone is betrayed - if it's betrayal to you, it works.


SEASON 1:
1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:

Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "A", OR:
A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole - ***** - 9/23/2019 - 360 Pages
✱Read a book with siblings in the story.

A Princess in Theory (Reluctant Royals, #1) by Alyssa Cole

2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "S" or "E", OR:
Slouch Witch by Helen Harper - ***** - 9/2/2019 - 342 Pages
✱Read a book in which a marriage takes place.

Slouch Witch (The Lazy Girl's Guide to Magic, #1) by Helen Harper

3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "R", OR
✱Read a book in which a kidnapping (or attempted kidnapping) occurs:
We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach - *** - 9/11/2019 - 370 Pages

We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach

4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I":
Ikigai: The Japanese secret to a long and happy life by Hector Garcia Puigcerver - *** - 5/29/2020 - 194 Pages
✱Read a book set in Peru.

Ikigai The Japanese secret to a long and happy life by Hector Garcia Puigcerver

5. The Widow, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E", OR
✱Read a book in which a character is a member of the service or where a character is a widow:
The Defiant Hero by Suzanne Brockmann - ***** - 9/19/2019 - 390 Pages

The Defiant Hero (Troubleshooters, #2) by Suzanne Brockmann

6. The Widow, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S", OR:
Joyland by Stephen King - ***** - 9/23/2019 - 283 Pages
✱Read a book where someone is allergic to something or where a hurricane is part of the story in some way (it can just be mentioned).

Joyland by Stephen King

7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "O", OR:
One Fell Sweep by Ilona Andrews - ***** - 9/25/2019 - 340 Pages
✱Read a book in which a fire destroys something.

One Fell Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles, #3) by Ilona Andrews

8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F", OR:
The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate by Gary Chapman - ***** - 9/11/2019 - 204 Pages
✱Read a book in which hypnosis takes place.

The Five Love Languages How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate by Gary Chapman

SEASON 2:
9. The Austere Academy, Part One:

The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U" or "N", OR
✱Read a book in which something unpleasant occurs:
Cloche and Dagger by Jenn McKinlay - ***** - 9/6/2019 - 281 Pages

Cloche and Dagger (Hat Shop Mystery, #1) by Jenn McKinlay

10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "F", OR
✱Read a book in which some form of exercise or a rescue takes place or a secret organization is mentioned:
On What Grounds by Cleo Coyle - ***** - 12/24/2019 - 275 Pages - Dancing

On What Grounds (Coffeehouse Mystery, #1) by Cleo Coyle

11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "O", OR
✱Read a book in which a manhunt or an auction takes place:
Unchained by Shayne Silvers - ***** - 1/3/2020 - 282 Pages - Auction

Unchained (Feathers and Fire, #1) by Shayne Silvers

12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "R", OR
✱Read a book with the letters V, F, and D found somewhere in the title (order does not matter):
Nice Girls Don't Live Forever by Molly Harper - ***** - 11/15/2019 - 324 Pages

Nice Girls Don't Live Forever (Jane Jameson, #3) by Molly Harper


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Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 454 comments 13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book that mentions a handyman or chief of police:
My First Five Husbands... And the Ones Who Got Away by Rue McClanahan - *** - 10/27/2019 - 352 Pages - Handyman

My First Five Husbands... And the Ones Who Got Away by Rue McClanahan

14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U", OR
✱Read a book in which a mobile home is mentioned or where someone is falsely accused:
Lothaire by Kresley Cole - ***** - 9/17/2019 - 468 Pages

Lothaire (Immortals After Dark, #11) by Kresley Cole

15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "N", OR
✱Read a book with a character who sings or a book with candy shown on the cover:
Falling Stars by V.C. Andrews - **** - 9/29/2019 - 416 Pages - Sings

Falling Stars (Shooting Stars, #5) by V.C. Andrews

16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "A", OR:
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard - **** - 10/22/2019 - 383 Pages
✱Read a book with a character who is a doctor or one in which an operation takes place.

Red Queen (Red Queen, #1) by Victoria Aveyard

17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "T", OR:
Love and Lists by Tara Sivec - *** - 12/17/2019 - 254 Pages
✱Read a book in which a fortune teller is mentioned.

Love and Lists (Chocoholics, #1) by Tara Sivec

18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "E", OR
✱Read a book in which an animal is part of the story or where a murder plot takes place:
Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper - ***** - 9/28/2019 - 318 Pages

Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper

SEASON 3:
19. Slippery Slope, Part One:

Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", OR
Tinderbox by Rachel Grant - **** - 4/4/2020 - 302 Pages
✱Read a book in which a camping adventure takes place.

Tinderbox (Flashpoint, #1) by Rachel Grant

20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "V", OR
✱Read a book where a rescue or a search for information takes place:
Unearthly by Cynthia Hand - **** - 10/2/2019 - 435 Pages - Rescue

Unearthly (Unearthly, #1) by Cynthia Hand

21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E", OR:
Under the Table by Stephanie Evanovich - **** - 10/9/2019 - 336 Pages
✱Read a book where someone is poisoned or a book with a ship or boat on the cover.

Under the Table by Stephanie Evanovich

22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "N", OR
✱Read a book with a beach scene found on the cover or a book where someone escapes something:
Kiss of Snow by Nalini Singh - **** - 10/21/2019 - 432 Pages

Kiss of Snow (Psy-Changeling, #10) by Nalini Singh

23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book where someone works undercover:
A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas - ***** - 10/25/2019 - 323 Pages

A Study in Scarlet Women (Lady Sherlock, #1) by Sherry Thomas

24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S", OR:
The Gaslight Dogs by Karin Lowachee - *** - 10/15/2019 - 368 Pages - Sjennonirk
✱Read a book where someone goes to jail.

The Gaslight Dogs (Middle Light, #1) by Karin Lowachee

25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.
✱Read a book that is set on an island, OR
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words count):
Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin - **** - 10/19/2019 - 277 Pages

Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin


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Bonita Finished!

ACATT: A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS
Date: 09/01/19 - 00/00/00

Level: 4 - 25 Tasks
25/25 Completed

SEASON 1:
1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "A",

Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery 12/5/19

2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "S" or "E",

Sacred Evil by Heather Graham 9/1/19

3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "R",

The Reluctant Heiress by Sara Orwig 12/17/19

4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I",

I Will Not Beg by Cherise Sinclair 10/30/19

5. The Widow, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E",

Eve Langlais - Jealous And Freakn' 12/23/19

6. The Widow, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S",

Sara C. Roethle - Xoe: Vampires, and Werewolves, and Demons, Oh My! 9/4/19

7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "O",

The Oath by Frank E. Peretti 11/18/19

8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F",

Forever Odd by Dean Koontz 10/31/19


SEASON 2:
9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U"

The Unseen by Heather Graham 10/3/19

10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "F",

Ian Fleming - Moonraker 1/3/20

11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "O",

Carlene O'Connor - Murder at an Irish Wedding 12/4/19

12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "R", OR

James Rollins - Black Order 12/26/19

13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T",

Three Mages and a Margarita by Annette Marie 1/21/20

14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U",

The Unholy by Heather Graham 12/25/19

15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "N",

Naomi Miller - Lemon Tart Mystery 9/29/19

16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "A",

Lara Adrian - Midnight Rising 9/6/19

17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "T",

Tonya Kappes - A Charming Cure 1/6/20

18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "E",

Elizabeth Gilbert - Eat, Pray, Love 2/16/20


SEASON 3:
19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T",

Tiger Eye by Marjorie M. Liu 2/5/20

20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "V"

A View to a Thrill by Lexi Blake 9/19/19

21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E",

Janet Evanovich - Twisted Twenty-Six 12/16/19

22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "N",

Nancy - The Hidden Staircase by Carolyn Keene 1/8/20

23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.
✱Read a book where someone works undercover.

Granny Hooks a Crook by Julie Seedorf 2/18/20

24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S",

Tennessee Smith - Master No by Lexi Blake 11/22/19

25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words count).

The Evil Inside by Heather Graham 9/13/19


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SEASON 1:
1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.
✱Read a book with siblings in the story.-Mirror, Mirror (Katherine and Ingrid are sisters) 9/22/19

2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "S" or "E"-Sorcery of Thorns 11/11/19

3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.
✱Read a book in which a kidnapping (or attempted kidnapping) occurs.-Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller 10/17/19 (Alosa is kidnapped)

4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I"-The Institute by Stephen King 10/29/19

5. The Widow, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E"-The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova 11/22/19

6. The Widow, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S",-Gerald's Game by Stephen King 9/2/19

7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "O"-The Outsider by Stephen King 10/16/19

8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F"-4th of July by James Patterson 12/12/19

SEASON 2:
9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U" or "N"-Nocturna by Maya Motayne 10/21/19

10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.
✱Read a book in which some form of exercise or a rescue takes place or a secret organization is mentioned.-Hopeless by Colleen Hoover 12/15/19 (Sky and Holder runs)

11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.
✱Read a book in which a manhunt or an auction takes place.-Beauty by Robin McKinley 3/14/20 (There is an auction that takes place in the beginning of the book)

12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "R",-Divergent by Veronica Roth 9/17/19

13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T"-3rd Degree (11/15/19)

14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.
✱Read a book in which a mobile home is mentioned or where someone is falsely accused.-Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs 2/15/20

15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "N"-The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks 9/29/19

16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "A"-The Den by Jennifer Abrahams 10/7/19

17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "T"-Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi 12/1/19

18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "E"-Eragon by Christopher Paolini (Eragon) 10/25/19


SEASON 3:
19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T"-The Beast Is an Animal by Peternelle van Arsdale 1/5/20

20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book where a rescue or a search for information takes place.-Kiss the Girls by James Patterson 1/17/20 (Alex's niece is kidnapped along with 6 other girls and Alex does a search for her and the other girls and finally rescue them)

21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E"-House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig 12/27/19

22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "N"-Everneath by Brodi Ashton 2/29/20

23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T"-Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim (Maia Tamarin) 12/29/19

24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S"-Windwitch by Susan Dennard 12/9/19 (Safi)

25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words count)-Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott 4/17/20


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Stephanie SEASON 1:
1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.
✱Read a book with siblings in the story. The Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan 4/27/20

2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "S" or "E" - A Short History of Women by Kate Walbert 5/10/20

3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.
✱Read a book in which a kidnapping (or attempted kidnapping) occurs. - This Spell Can't Last by Isabel Sterling 5/6/20

4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I", OR
✱Read a book set in Peru.

5. The Wide Window, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book in which a character is a widow. - The Drowning Season by Alice Hoffman 5/21/20

6. The Wide Window, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S" - Georgia on My Mind and Other Places by Charles Sheffield 5/23/20

7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.
✱Read a book in which a fire destroys something. - Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler 5/30/20

8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F". - Finale: A Novel of the Reagan Years by Thomas Mallon 6/30/20

SEASON 2:
9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis
✱Read a book in which something unpleasant occurs. - Memories of the Ford Administration by John Updike 5/3/20

10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.
✱Read a book in which some form of exercise or a rescue takes place or a secret organization is mentioned. - A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson 5/9/20

11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.
✱Read a book by an author whose first name begins with "O". - The Hive by Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston 7/16/20

12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "R" - How to Date Men When You Hate Men by Blythe Roberson 5/17/20

13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T" - Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald 6/21/20

14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.
✱Read a book where someone is falsely accused. - Educated by Tara Westover 7/15/20

15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.
✱Read a book by an author whose last name begins with "N". - Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng 7/30/20

16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book in which an operation takes place. - Reagan: An American Journey by Bob Spitz 6/21/20

17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "T". - Bill Clinton by Michael Tomasky 8/11/20

18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.
✱Read a book in which an animal is part of the story or where a murder plot takes place. - Wow, No Thank You. by Samantha Irby 6/28/20


SEASON 3:
19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book in which a camping adventure takes place.

20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book where a rescue or a search for information takes place. - Still Midnight by Denise Mina 6/7/20

21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!
✱Read a book by an author whose first name begins with "E". - With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo 7/24/20

22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book where someone escapes something. - The Skull Beneath the Skin by P.D. James 7/19/20

23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T", OR
✱Read a book where someone works undercover.

24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S", OR
✱Read a book where someone goes to jail. - The Attenbury Emeralds by Jill Paton Walsh 8/3/20

25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.
✱Read a book that is set on an island, OR
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words count).


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Welcome to the challenge, Stephanie!


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✅1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "A", Arctic Drift cussler also featured siblings
✱Read a book with siblings in the story. 9/5/19
✅2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
✱Read a book in which a marriage takes place.Murder at the Clinicharman 9/23/19
✅3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
✱Read a book in which a kidnapping occurs. Sec. Of State Corsair cussler 10/10/19
❎4. Reptile room part 2
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I", If the Shoe Kills cahoon 4/27/20
✅5. The Widow, Part One:
✱Read a book in which a character is a widow. Gracie and Amanda Washed Up wallace 9/5/19
✅6. The Widow, Part Two:
✱Read a book where someone is allergic to something Wine Country Killer harman 9/17/19
✅7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
✱Read a book in which a fire destroys something. Court of Corruption: A Garden Girls Cozy Mystery callaghan 9/7/19
✅8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F",False Identity youngblood 10/13/19
✅9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
✱Read a book in which something unpleasant occurs. Vandalism assault
Divine Intervention callaghan 9/14/19
✅10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
✱Read a book in which some form of exercise or a rescue takes place Pursued harris 9/15/19
✅11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
✱Read a book in which a manhunt -for Lucy Missing harris 9/13/19
✅12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
✱Read a book by an author whose last name begins with "R", Ramthun Ground Zero (Eileen Reed, #1) by Bonnie Ramthun 1/3/20
✅13. The Vile Village, Part One:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T", OR Transatlantic Tragedy: A Cruise Ship Mystery callaghan 9/5/19
✅14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
✱Read a book where someone is falsely accused.Framed in Florida: A Garden Girls Cozy Mystery callaghan 9/8/19
✅15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
✱Read a book with candy shown on the cover. Christmas Caramel Murder (Hannah Swensen, #20) by Joanne Fluke fluke 12/4/19
✅16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
✱Read a book , in which an operation takes place.
Vanishing Point9/20/19
✅17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
✱Read a book in which a fortune teller is mentioned. The Mistletoe Murders wallace 9/11/19
✅18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part2
✱Read a book in which an animal is part of the story AND where a murder plot takes place Murder at the Truck Stop harman 9/19/19
❎19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T" 'Tis the Season to Be Murdered wolzien 2/15/2)
✅20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
✱Read a book whose title begins with "V", ORVendetta harris also a rescue or a search for information takes place. 9/9/19
✅21. Grim Grotto, Part one
✱Read a book where someone is poisoned The 27-Ingredient Chili Con Carne Murders pickard 10/4/19
✅22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
✱Read a book with a beach scene found on the cover
Murder on Summer Lane A Garden Girls Cozy Mystery (Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 22) by Hope Callaghan callaghan 9/10/19
✅23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T", Thom The Empty Chair deavers 10/17/19
✅24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
✱Read a book with a character whose first name begins with "S"- Sherry AND where someone goes to jail.Divine Secrets callaghan 9/14/19

✅25. The End:
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words The Emperor's Revenge cussler 10/24/19


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Way to go, Chris!


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Jamie (TheRebelliousReader) (iambrucewayne) | 14 comments ~A Series of Unfortunate Events Challenge~

Completed: 25/25

SEASON 1:
1. The Bad Beginning, Part One:
Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire are told that their parents have perished in a house fire. Shortly afterward, they are sent to live with a distant relative who is cruel.
✱Read a book with siblings in the story.
Queen Move by Kennedy Ryan [5/30] ★★★

2. The Bad Beginning, Part Two:
The siblings realize that Olaf (the bad, distant relative) intends to marry Violet in order to acquire their fortune.
✱Read a book in which a marriage takes place.
Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan [6/6] ★★★

3. The Reptile Room, Part One:
The Baudelaires are sent to live with their uncle Montgomery, who is a herpetologist. Meanwhile, Olaf poses as Montgomery's new assistant and attempts to kidnap the siblings.
✱Read a book in which a kidnapping (or attempted kidnapping) occurs.
Say Cheese and Die! by R.L. Stine [6/7] ★★★★

4. The Reptile Room, Part Two:
Olaf threatens to kill Sunny unless the siblings accompany him to Peru; his plan is prevented however, when Mr. Poe crashes into their car as they are trying to leave.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "I"
If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin [6/14] ★★★★★

5. The Widow, Part One:
Mr. Poe takes the siblings to live with their widowed Aunt Josephine. Meanwhile, Olaf follows the siblings and disguises himself as a sailor (Captain Sham), and pretends to fall in love with Josephine.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "E"
Queen's Peril by E.K. Johnston [6/12] ★★★★

6. The Widow, Part Two:
The siblings' allergy to peppermint is triggered; a hurricane sends the house teetering over the cliff; the siblings find Josephine in a nearby cave, only to be confronted by Olaf.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "S"
The Accidentals by Sarina Bowen [5/31] ★★★

7. The Miserable Mill, Part One:
The siblings arrive at the Lucky Smells Lumber Mill and are forced to work by the owner (Sir), who blames their parents for starting a fire that destroyed the entire town.
✱Read a book in which a fire destroys something.
Storm and Fury by Jennifer L. Armentrout [6/21] ★★★★

8. The Miserable Mill, Part Two:
The Baulelaires discover the entire mill is under a hypnotic trance, making sure they do not leave their jobs.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "F",
From Blood and Ash by Jennifer L. Armentrout [6/4] ★★★★

Queen Move by Kennedy Ryan Crazy Rich Asians (Crazy Rich Asians, #1) by Kevin Kwan Say Cheese and Die! (Goosebumps, #4) by R.L. Stine If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin Queen's Peril (Star Wars) by E.K. Johnston The Accidentals by Sarina Bowen Storm and Fury (The Harbinger, #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout From Blood and Ash (Blood and Ash, #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

SEASON 2:
9. The Austere Academy, Part One:
The Baudelaires have arrived at the Prufrock Preparatory School, an unpleasant place run by an unpleasant vice-principal, Nero, and terrorized by an unpleasant student, Carmelita Spats. Meanwhile, Olaf has managed to gain entrance by disguising himself as a gym teacher named Coach Genghis
✱Read a book whose title begins with "U" or "N"
Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton [7/21] ★★★

10. The Austere Academy, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are put on a grueling exercise program, making them run endless laps. Still, they manage to pass their comprehensive exam, and reveal Olaf's identity. Larry is finally rescued from the refrigerator, while Olivia walks off with the book on secret organizations.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "F"
Apple Turnover Murder by Joanne Fluke [7/14] ★★

11. The Ersatz Elevator, Part One:
A citywide manhunt for Olaf is underway, but he's already managed to infiltrate himself as a foreign auctioneer named Gunther. The search for the Quagmires continues to no avail, and Klaus becomes suspicious of an extra elevator.
✱Read a book in which a manhunt or an auction takes place.
The Taming of Jessi Rose by Beverly Jenkins [10/3] ★★★★

12. The Ersatz Elevator, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are having trouble rescuing the Quagmires. Jerome gives up his guardianship. Mr. Poe reveals that a village with the initials "V.F.D." is willing to raise them.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "R"
Her Favorite Maverick by Christine Rimmer [8/1] ★★★

13. The Vile Village, Part One:
Mr. Poe drops the Baudelaires off at the Village of Fowl Devotees. The Baudelaires take up residence with kindly handyman, Hector, who is prone to fainting. Soon the Baudelaires begin finding clues written by the Quagmires. Meanwhile, Olaf, Esme and troupe also arrive at the village, with Esme disguising herself at the town's new chief of police.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T"
The 100 by Kass Morgan [6/24] ★★★

14. The Vile Village, Part Two:
Being accused of murder, the Baudelaires are thrown in jail. While there, they instruct Hector to prepare his hot-air mobile home to help them escape.
✱Read a book where someone is falsely accused.
Homecoming by Kass Morgan [6/26] ★★★

15. The Hostile Hospital, Part One:
The Baudelaires hitch a ride to the Heimlich Hospital with volunteer singing candy stripers.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "N"
Girls of Storm and Shadow by Natasha Ngan [7/6] ★★★★

16. The Hostile Hospital, Part Two:
Olaf and Esme hide Violet under a false name; Klaus (under the disguse of Dr. Faustus) and Sunny manage to find her, but then Klaus is forced to operate on Violet.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "A"
Rage and Ruin by Jennifer L. Armentrout [6/22] ★★★★

17. Carnivorous Carnival, Part One:
All parties arrive at the Caligari Carnival. Olaf speaks to the fortune teller who is really Olivia in disguise; the Baudelaires assume identities of circus freaks.
✱Read a book by an author whose first or last name begins with "T"
Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor [9/8] ★★★★

18. Carnivorous Carnival, Part Two:
Olivia explains that Madame Lulu is really an alias used by the V.F.D. agents to gather information. Meanwhile Olaf plans to throw one of the freaks into a pit filled with hungry lions, while Esme plots to have Lulu killed.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "E"
Wild Highway by Devney Perry [7/1] ★★★★

Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton Apple Turnover Murder (Hannah Swensen, #13) by Joanne Fluke The Taming of Jessi Rose by Beverly Jenkins Her Favorite Maverick by Christine Rimmer The 100 (The 100, #1) by Kass Morgan Homecoming (The 100, #3) by Kass Morgan Girls of Storm and Shadow (Girls of Paper and Fire, #2) by Natasha Ngan Rage and Ruin (The Harbinger, #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer, #1) by Laini Taylor Wild Highway (Runaway, #2) by Devney Perry


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Jamie (TheRebelliousReader) (iambrucewayne) | 14 comments SEASON 3:
19. Slippery Slope, Part One:
Violet and Klaus manage an escape and seek shelter in a cave, while Olaf and evil gang make camp on Mount Fraught.
✱Read a book whose title begins with "T"
The Conspiracy of Us by Maggie Hall [10/5] ★★★

20. Slippery Slope, Part Two:
Violet and Quigley prepare for a rescue while Klaus searches the V.F.D. headquarters for information.
✱Read a book where a search for information takes place.
The Ends of the World by Maggie Hall [10/7] ★★★★

21. Grim Grotto, Part One:
The Baudelaires board the Queenqueg, and someone is poisoned!
✱Read a book where someone is poisoned
Map of Fates by Maggie Hall [10/6] ★★★★

22. Grim Grotto, Part Two:
The Baudelaires return to Briny Beach with the help of Mr. Poe. Meanwhile, Fernald and Fiona are imprisoned by Olaf, but begin their escape.
✱Read a book where someone escapes something.
It by Stephen King [10/9] ★★★★★

23. Penultimate Peril, Part One:
At the Hotel Denouement, Kit warns the Baudelaires of villains infiltrating the V.F.D. Olaf, Esme and Carmelita are spotted posing as a family.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "T"
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman [10/17] ★★

24. Penultimate Peril, Part Two:
The Baudelaires are offered an escape but decide to stay and put Olaf behind bars.
✱Read a book with a character whose first or last name begins with "S"
A Year with the Millionaire Next Door by Barbara Wallace [10/8] ★★★

25. The End:
The Baudelaires and Olaf wash up on a remote island.
✱Read a book in which the first letter of each title word can be found in ASERIESOFUNFORTUNATEEVENTS (no word count limit, but all words count).
Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery [10/27/20] ★★★★

The Conspiracy of Us (The Conspiracy of Us, #1) by Maggie Hall The Ends of the World (The Conspiracy of Us, #3) by Maggie Hall Map of Fates (The Conspiracy of Us, #2) by Maggie Hall It by Stephen King The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman A Year with the Millionaire Next Door by Barbara Wallace Anne of the Island (Anne of Green Gables, #3) by L.M. Montgomery


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