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message 1: by PAS, Moderator AC (new)

PAS (Mods) (pasmods) | 561 comments Mod
Congratulations, Susan, for completing Stage 12 & unlocking Stage 3!

Please note tasks below are just some ideas which you may wish to use and/or adapt according to your preference. You are free, of course, to come up with your own tailored tasks as long as it fits within the theme of "Publication" (first publication of book).

Ancient (up to 476 AD)
476 AD - 13th century
14th - 17th century
18th century
19th century
1901 - 1950
1951 - 2000
2001 - 2019
January (published in January of any year)
February
March
April
May

(etc)


message 2: by PAS, Moderator AC (new)

PAS (Mods) (pasmods) | 561 comments Mod
Limits on number of tasks as per the size of your goals are as follows;

Goal: up to 1,000 pages
Tasks: up to 3

Goal: up to 3,500 pages
Tasks: up to 5

Goal: up to 7,000 pages
Tasks: up to 8

Goal: up to 10,000 pages
Tasks: up to 11

Goal: 10,000++ pages
Tasks: up to 15


message 3: by PAS, Moderator AC (last edited Sep 23, 2019 10:19PM) (new)


message 4: by Tien (last edited Oct 06, 2019 03:33AM) (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 8403 comments Mod
My Goal: 5,400 pages
Up to 8 tasks
OoZ: books in Bahasa Indonesia

Progress: 5,671/5,400 pages as at 10/06

1. Within 6 weeks of this Stage being opened (Aug-02 to Oct-25 2019 inclusive)

🗸 376p - Helix (International Sensory Assassin Network #2) -Read 09/18
🗸 336p - The Girl the Sea Gave Back -Read 10/02
🗸 480p - The Secrets We Kept -Read 10/06
sub-total: 1,192p

2. In months that ends with -ber
🗸 256p - Meet the Sky -Read 09/19
🗸 376p - The Peculiar (The Peculiar #1) -Read 09/24
🗸 464p - Parrot and Olivier in America -Read 09/29
🗸 440p - The Trafficked (Detective Johnny Mann #2) -Read 10/02
🗸 381p - The Old Devils -Read 10/02
sub-total: 1,917p

3. In the years prior to my birth
🗸 164p - An Enemy of the People -Read 09/17
🗸 139p - The Complete Poetry (Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe - Mabbott Edition #1) (Sept Shelf: gothic) -Read 09/19
sub-total: 303p

4. The Years between Mr 4 & Mr9
🗸 167p - The Small Hand (2010) (Sept Shelf: gothic) -Read 09/15
🗸 256p - The Taste of Apple Seeds -Read 09/15
🗸 348p - Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal -Read 09/17
🗸 274p - Astray -Read 09/18
🗸 304p - The Oracle of Stamboul -Read 09/18
🗸 160p - The Golden Day -Read 09/20
🗸 272p - Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass -Read 09/23
🗸 478p - Lighthouse Bay -Read 09/25
sub-total: 2,259p


message 5: by Dee (last edited Dec 26, 2019 05:23AM) (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 2547 comments Stage 3: Publication

Goal: 8452pgs (Up to 11 tasks)
Current: 5078/8452
Remaining: 3374/8452

1. First Half 2019 (Jan-Jun)
Woman 99 (March 2019) - Finished - 10/18/19 - 368pgs
The Farm (May 2019) - Finished - 10/22/19 - 327pgs
A Woman Is No Man(Mar 2019) - Finished - 11/6/19 - 369pgs (336pgs + 10% OOZ)

2. Second Half 2019 (Jul-Dec)
The Institute (Sept 2019) - finished - 11/30/19 - 561pgs
The Chain (Jul 2019) - finished - 12/5/19 - 357pgs
When We Believed in Mermaids (Jul 2019) - Finished - 12/12/19 - 352pgs
The Giver of Stars (Oct 2019) - Finished - 12/17/19 - 400pgs
Bowie's Bookshelf: The Hundred Books that Changed David Bowie's Life (Nov 2019) - finished - 12/23/19 - 352pgs (320pgs + 10OOZ nonfiction)
Today We Go Home (Sept 2019)
Not the Girl You Marry (Nov 2019)


3. 1800's
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1875) - finished - 10/18/19 - 244pgs
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) - finished - 11/4/19 - 327pgs

4. 2016-2018
Fascism: A Warning - finished - 10/31/19 - 352pgs (320pgs+10% OOZ NF)
A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee's Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival - finished - 12/19/19 - 303pgs (276pgs +10% OOZ NF)
Lincoln in the Bardo

5. 2010-2015
H is for Hawk (Jul 14) - finished - 11/25/19 - 300pgs
Joy Ride (Aug 11) - finished - 12/13/19 - 274pgs

6. 2000-2009
Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea - Finished - 12/12/19 - 192pgs


message 6: by Lusie (last edited Oct 29, 2019 04:13AM) (new)

Lusie (illusie) | 2939 comments Lusie's Stage 3: Publication - Completed ❑ ☑ ✅

Goal: 5% - 3975 pages: Up to 8 tasks
Out of zone goal: Science Fiction

Total: 4175 pages
* PAS

1. 1951 - 2000
☑ 295p Named of the Dragon PAS 09 Gothic [13-sep-19] ★★★ published 1999
☑ 272p Don't Look Now and Other Stories [15-sep-2019] ★★★ published 1971

2. 2001 - 2019
☑ 400p On Bone Bridge [16-sep-19] ★★★ published 2018
☑ 318p The MacInnes Affair [23-sep-19] ★★★ published 2019
☑ 497p Under Locke [12-oct-14] ★★★ published 2014
☑ 385p Traces of Her [12-oct-14] ★★★ published 2019
☑ 435p Gingerbread [17-oct-19] ★★★ published 2019
☑ 341p Cloaked [22-oct-19] ★★★ published 2011
☑ 460p The Seven Sisters [29-sep-19] ★★★★ published 2015
☑ 373p The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever [23-oct-19] ★★ published 2007
☑ 400p Lady Whistledown Strikes Back [22-oct-19] ★★★ published 2004


message 7: by Bea (last edited Sep 13, 2019 05:37AM) (new)

Bea | 4355 comments Mod
Stage 3: Publication
Goal: 2,675 pages
(Up to 5 tasks)

OOZ: Magical Realism

1. Before My Birth
302 pages - Jamaica Inn (1935)
296 pages - A Clergyman's Daughter (1935)
246 pages - I, the Jury (1947)

2. Before My Marriage
274 pages - Butcher's Crossing (1960)
240 pages - From Doon With Death (1964)
202 pages - The Virgin in the Ice (1983)

3. Before Ed's Death
262 pages - Ghost of a Chance (2003)
238 pages - Sketchy (2013)
373 pages - The Breaking Point (2015)
288 pages - The May Queen Murders (2016)

All three tasks have specific dates. Do I need to list the date of the event?


message 8: by Sandy (last edited Oct 30, 2019 08:26AM) (new)

Sandy | 156 comments Stage 3 - Publication
Goal 5% - 4,456 pages.
up to 8 tasks
Out of Zone goal: books I own as of 12/19/18 and have not read before.
4563/4456

1. 2019 - 2667 pages
- Tokyo Green - published 3/19, read 9/18/19. 299 pages.
- The Hole in the Moon and Other Tales by Margaret St. Clair - published 8/14/19, read 9/23/19. 224 pages.
- Wilder Girls - published 7/9/19, read 9/28/19. 353 pages.
- The Test - published 2/12/19, read 10/1/19. 108 pages.
- Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know - published 9/10/19, read 10/6/19. 400 pages.
- The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep - published 7/23/19, read 10/11/19. 322 pages.
- The Lager Queen of Minnesota - published 7/23/19, read 10/26/19. 349 pages.
- The Cockroach - published 9/27/19, read 10/28/19. 112 pages.
- Doing Time - published 10/17/19, read 10/30/19. 480 pages.
- Any Way the Wind Blows - published 6/5/19, read 10/30/19. 20 pages.

2. 2018 - 1129 pages
- The Calculating Stars - published 7/18. read 9/17/19. 431 pages.
- The Hundred Wells of Salaga - published 5/8/18, read 9/23/19. 234 pages.
- Salt Lane - published 5/3/18, read 9/26/19. 464 pages.

3. 2016 - 176 pages
- Convenience Store Woman - first published 7/27/16, read 9/27/19. 176 pages.

4. 2009 - 386 pages
- Let the Great World Spin - first published 6/16/09, read 10/30/19. 351 + 10% (purchased 4/19/18) = 386 pages.

5. Before I was born - 205 pages
- Too Many Cooks - first published 1938, read 10/27/19. 205 pages.

2667 + 1129 + 176 + 386 + 205 = 4563


message 9: by Kristina Simon (last edited Oct 03, 2019 12:29PM) (new)

Kristina Simon (kristinasimon) | 708 comments Stage 3: Publication

Goals:
2,112 pages (5% of 2018 pages) ==> up to 5 tasks
🎯Out of the Zone goal: nonfiction

1. 2010s
Peaches and Scream by Susan Furlong 2015 (272 pages) Read: 9/15/19
Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling by Lucy Frank 2014 (272 pages) Read: 9/15/19
🎯 Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War by Leymah Gbowee 2011 (256 pages + OotZ 26 = 282 pages) Read: 9/16/19
Death Prefers Blondes by Caleb Roehrig 2019 (448 pages) Read: 9/19/19
The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis 2016 (341 pages) Read: 9/21/19

2. 2000s
I Heart You, You Haunt Me by Lisa Schroeder 2008 (227 pages) Read: 9/26/19
No Nest for the Wicket by Donna Andrews 2006 (272 pages) Read: 10/1/19

Total = 2,114
Goal = 2,112


Jayme(the ghost reader) (jaymeiltheghostreader) | 998 comments Stage 3 Publication
Goal: 2,500 pages
out of zone read 3 nonfiction books, 1 read

1)2000-2019

2)Published January

3) Published May

4)Published August

5) Published December


message 11: by Nat (last edited Sep 23, 2019 09:19PM) (new)

Nat | 70 comments Goal: 3000 pages
Tasks: up to 5
OoZ: Nonfiction

1. Before I was born (May 1997)
Lords and Ladies [1992] (400 pgs) 9/15

2. 2000-2010
Throne of Jade [4-25-06] (398 pgs) 9/21

2. 2010-2015
The Golem and the Jinni [4-23-13] (486 pgs) 9/19
The Paper Magician [9-1-14] (222 pgs) 9/16
Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir [9-2-14] (256 pgs) 9/20

3. Last year (2018)
Educated [2-20-18] (334 pgs)
Tess of the Road [2-27-18] (544 pgs) 9/21
The Black God's Drums [8-21-18] (112 pgs) 9/21

4. This year (2019)
The Hunting Party [2-12-19] (327 pgs) 9/18
Brute: Poems [4-2-19] (72 pgs) 9/14

= 3151

Completed: 3151/3151

DONE!!


message 12: by Stacey (last edited Apr 17, 2020 06:23PM) (new)

Stacey (boydsmom) | 270 comments Stage 3 -- Publication
Goal: 5468 p.
Tasks: up to 7
OOZ: Non fiction
Pages Completed: 5526 p.

1. 2019
Wilder Girls 10/21/19 353p.
Sapphire Flames 10/25/19 400p.
American Witch 11/7/19 420p.
Ninth House 12/10/16 458p
An Anonymous Girl 2/4/20 375p.
The Silent Patient 2/16/20 325p.

2. 2018
Where the Crawdads Sing 12/27/19 384p.
From Lukov with Love 3/29/20 493p.
Dearest Ivie 4/16/20 157p.

3. 2017
Trust 3/18/20 382p.
Midnight Unbound 3/31/20 162p.
Bountiful 4/11/20 315p.

4. 2016
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis 1/3/20 257 + 25 = 282p.
The Dry 1/29/20 352p.
Steadfast 3/3/20 313p.

5. 2015
Armada 1/10/20 355p.


message 13: by Mary (last edited Oct 24, 2019 04:05AM) (new)


message 14: by Amy (last edited Dec 24, 2019 04:26PM) (new)

Amy | 2109 comments Stage 3: Publication - DONE!
Goal: 5,000 pages
Total pages: 5,065

1. 2010 - 2019

Missing Molly (306 pages) - Completed 9/17/19
Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? (400 pages) - Completed 9/21/19
A Minute to Midnight (432 pages) - Completed 12/24/19
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls (312 pages) - Completed 10/10/19
Jar of Hearts (311 pages) - Completed 11/14/19
The Song of the Jade Lily (480 pages) - Completed 11/18/19
Lights All Night Long (352 pages) - Completed 9/29/19
If You Leave Me (417 pages) - Completed 11/16/19
Swing (448 pages) - Completed 11/13/19
The Right Side (323 pages) - Completed 10/25/19
Small Country (183 pages) - Completed 11/30/19
Sweet Little Lies (344 pages) - Completed 11/25/19

2. 1950's
Crossfire Trail (208 pages) - Completed 10/19/19

3. 1990's
Envy (549 pages) - Completed 9/22/19


message 15: by Susan (last edited Nov 01, 2019 11:14AM) (new)

Susan | 3390 comments Mod
Stage 3: Publication , opened 9/13

Goal 1225 pages, up to 5 tasks

1. within the last decade
The Taxidermist's Daughter, 2014, 432 pages - fin 9/16
The Water Thief, 2012, 248 pages - fin 9/21

2. pub 2000-2008
The Collectors, 2006, 438 pages - fin 9/20
Invasive Procedures, 2008, 351 pages - fin 10/25

pages read: 1469

COMPLETED 10/25


message 16: by Rosemary (last edited Jan 06, 2020 02:36PM) (new)

Rosemary | 793 comments Stage 3: Publication
Goals: 2500 pages
1001 list books (bonus of extra 10% of the book's pages if it qualifies)

Books read = 11
Pages read = 2723

1. 19th century

2. 1901 - 1950
Strait is the Gate by André Gide, 11 Dec 19 - 128 + 10% 1001 bonus = 141 pages
Death on the Cherwell by Mavis Doriel Hay, 5 Jan 20 - 288 pages

3. 1951 - 2000
Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris, 2 Dec 19 - 144 pages
An English Murder by Cyril Hare, 18 Dec 19 - 202 pages
The Neverending Story by Michael Ende, 19 Dec 19 - 396 pages
The Doorbell Rang by Rex Stout, 31 Dec 19 - 178 pages

4. 2001 - 2019
The No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change: The Science, the Solutions, the Way Forward by Danny Chivers, 17 Oct 19 - 207 pages
Vampire Vacation by C.J. Ellisson, 10 Nov 19 - 313 pages
The Railway Detective by Edward Marston, 25 Dec 19 - 318 pages
The Porpoise by Mark Haddon, 26 Dec 19 - 336 pages
The Understory by Pamela Erens, 31 Dec 19 - 200 pages


message 17: by Sassafrass (last edited Oct 25, 2019 06:18AM) (new)

Sassafrass (sass-a-frass) | 603 comments Mine

20th Century:
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1946) 10/24/19


message 18: by Angela (new)

Angela | 226 comments Stage 3 - Publication
Goal - 3,500pgs
**OOtZ Goal - MPG Classics

0/3,500pgs
OOtZ books:


Christina (AKA Babbling) (babblingbookreviews) | 75 comments Stage 3: Publication
Goal =2,234 5% of 44,686

July (any year)
Alpha by Jus Accardo 17 September 2019 ★★★★ 7/3/2018 304
Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble by H.P. Mallory 7/1/210 pg. 468
Kitty Steals the Show by Carrie Vaughn 7/31/2012 pgs 342 (audio)

Alpha (An Infinity Division Novel Book 3) by Jus Accardo

April (any year)
Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen 21 September 2019 ★★★ 4/22/08 444
The Cold Light of Mourning by Elizabeth J. Duncan 4/28/09 pg.s 288


Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen

2013
Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor 19 September 2019 ★★★★★ 6/1/2013 480 (audio)


Just One Damned Thing After Another (The Chronicles of St Mary's, #1) by Jodi Taylor


message 20: by Coralie (new)

Coralie | 1578 comments Stage 3 Publication
Goal 6,500 pages
OOZ - not a novel


1. 2010-2019
2018 The Year of the Farmer 336 pages completed October 2
336 pages

Total 336/6500


message 21: by LaurLa (last edited Dec 29, 2019 08:34PM) (new)

LaurLa | 1142 comments Pick 'n' Mix (2019) ~~ Stage 3 ~ Publication ~~ COMPLETE
January - December 2019

Page Goal: 5,000 Total Pages Read: 5,002
Out of the Zone: classic or literary fiction

Task limit is 8

Stage 3 ~ Publication (msg 21)

My Birth Month ~ February
Dog on It (A Chet and Bernie Mystery, #1) by Spencer Quinn Slow Heat (Pacific Heat, #2) by Jill Shalvis The Memory of You (Return to Redemption, #0.5) by Laurie Kellogg Vampire, Interrupted (Argeneau #9) by Lynsay Sands The Book Of Love (Baby It's Cold Out #1) by Mary Eason Causing Havoc (SBC Fighters, #1) by Lori Foster At the Stroke of Midnight (The Naughty Princess Club, #1) by Tara Sivec
🔹Dog on It ~ Spencer Quinn ~ Feb 2009 ~ 324 pp ~ 09.21 ★★★
🔹Slow Heat ~ Jill Shalvis ~ Feb 2010 ~ 337 pp ~ 10.12 ★★★★
🔹The Memory of You ~ Laurie Kellogg ~ Feb 2012 ~ 241 pp ~ 11.21 ★★★
🔹Vampire, Interrupted ~ Lynsay Sands ~ Feb 2008 ~ 382 pp ~ 11.19 ★★★★
🔹The Book Of Love ~ Mary Eason ~ Feb 2013 ~ 129 pp ~ 09.15 ★★★
🔹Causing Havoc ~ Lori Foster ~ Feb 2007 ~ 352 pp ~ 09.12 ★★★★
🔹At the Stroke of Midnight ~ Tara Sivec ~ Feb 2018 ~ 269 ~ 12.15 ★★★★


Son #1 Birth Month ~ April
Hearts in Darkness (Hearts in Darkness, #1) by Laura Kaye Deep Under (Walker Security, #1; Tall, Dark & Deadly, #4) by Lisa Renee Jones Mr. Darcy Goes Overboard A Tale of Tide & Prejudice by Belinda Roberts Book Boyfriend (Book Boyfriends, #1) by Claire Kingsley Rome's Chance (Reapers MC, #6.6; 1001 Dark Nights, #79) by Joanna Wylde
🔹Hearts in Darkness ~ Laura Kaye ~ April 2011 ~ 115 pp ~ 09.28 ★★★★
🔹Deep Under ~ Lisa Renee Jones ~ April 2016 ~ 268 pp ~ 10.12 ★★★
🔹Mr. Darcy Goes Overboard ~ Belinda Roberts ~ April 2011 ~ 213 pp ~ 11.09 ★★
🔹Book Boyfriend ~ Claire Kingsley ~ April 2014 ~ 226 pp ~ 11.15 ★★★★
🔹Rome's Chance ~ Joanna Wylde ~ April 2018 ~ 269 pp ~ 12.11 ★★★★

Son #2 Birth Month ~ August
Fall Fast (SEALs Undone, #5) by Zoe York In Too Deep (T-FLAC, #4) by Cherry Adair Tempting Her Best Friend (What Happens in Vegas, #1) by Gina L. Maxwell Taken by Darkness (Guardians Of Eternity, #7.5) by Alexandra Ivy Out of Sight (T-FLAC, #5) by Cherry Adair
🔹Fall Fast ~ Zoe York ~ August 2015 ~ 174 pp ~ 10.27 ★★★
🔹In Too Deep ~ Cherry Adair ~ August 2002 ~ 320 pp ~ 10.27 ★★★★
🔹Tempting Her Best Friend ~ Gina L. Maxwell ~ August 2014 ~ 182 pp ~ 10.24 ★★★
🔹Taken by Darkness ~ Alexandra Ivy ~ August 2010 ~ 115 pp ~ 11.01 ★★★
🔹Out of Sight ~ Cherry Adair ~ August 2003 ~ 324 pp ~ 11.22 ★★★★

Hubby's Birth Month ~ May
Date Night on Union Station by E.M. Foner Buns (Hudson Valley, #3) by Alice Clayton Just Like Heaven (Smythe-Smith Quartet, #1) by Julia Quinn
🔹Date Night on Union Station ~ E.M. Foner ~ May 2014 ~ 167 pp ~ 10.13 ★★★
🔹Buns ~ Alice Clayton ~ May 2017 ~ 336 pp ~ 10.27 ★★★★
🔹Just Like Heaven ~ Julia Quinn ~ May 2011 ~ 374 pp ~ 11.01 ★★★★


message 22: by Ashley (last edited Feb 05, 2020 06:52PM) (new)

Ashley | 233 comments Goal: 2,500 pages (up to 5 tasks)
Out of Zone: Read a book I own (and acquired before 2019)

1. 2010s
Enders (288 pages) 1/1/2013 - 12/5/2019
The Bear and the Nightingale (323 pages) 1/10/2017 - 12/31/2019
Nimona (262 pages) 5/12/2015 - 1/2/2020
Island of Silence (416 pages) 9/4/2012 - 2/5/2020

2. 2000s
Life of Pi (319 + 32 pages) 9/11/2001 - 1/11/2020

3. 1990s
The Storyteller's Daughter: A Retelling of the Arabian Nights (221 pages) 9/29/1997 - 11/29/2019

4. 1940s
West with the Night (294 pages) 1942 - 2/1/2020
El Principito (109 pages) 4/6/1943 - 2/2/2020

Total: 2,264/2,500 pages


message 23: by Lagullande (last edited May 03, 2020 09:15AM) (new)

Lagullande | 362 comments FINISHED THIS STAGE!!

Stage 3: Publication
Goal - 2,019 pages (up to 5 tasks)


**OotZ Goal - Nobel Winner OR Women's Prize/Man Booker shortlisted

Pages Completed: 2,121
Pages Remaining: -

1. Original Publication Date in February:
15/3/20 Valley of the Dolls 432pp (Feb 1966)

2. Original Publication Date in March:
28/1/20 The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry 320pp (Mar 2012)
12/2/20 The Enchanted 233pp (Mar 2014)
18/4/20 Hamnet 384pp (Mar 2020)
3/5/20 A Thousand Moons 272pp (Mar 2020)

3. Original Publication Date in September:
6/3/20 Girl 240pp (Sep 2019)
5/4/20 The Children Act 240pp (Sep 2014)

4.

5.



message 24: by Bea (new)

Bea | 4355 comments Mod
Yay! Way to go, Lagullande!

(I am still working on it.)


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