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message 1: by PAS, Moderator AC (new)

PAS (Mods) (pasmods) | 627 comments Mod
Woohoo!! The Penultimate Stage!!

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 "series" (serial name must be noted on main book page).

Name of MC only as series name
Completed series (publication wise) that I've started but have not yet finished reading
odd number serial number
series with different/changing narrators in each book
series with single continuous pov

(etc)


message 2: by PAS, Moderator AC (new)

PAS (Mods) (pasmods) | 627 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 19, 2019 03:54PM) (new)


message 4: by Tien (last edited Nov 18, 2019 03:07AM) (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 8677 comments Mod
My Goal: 5,400 pages
Up to 8 tasks
OoZ: books in Bahasa Indonesia

Progress: 5,525/5,400 pages as at 11/18

1. Third & last book in a trilogy

🗸 256p - Land of Fences (Winter #3) -Read 09/20
🗸 724p - Death's End (Remembrance of Earth's Past #3) -Read 10/01
🗸 368p - Darkening Skies (Dungirri #3) -Read 10/24
sub-total: 1,348p

2. MC Name as Series Name
🗸 317p - Wife of the Gods (Darko Dawson #1) -Read 09/22
🗸 352p - Naked Cruelty (Carmine Delmonico #3) -Read 10/03
🗸 500p - Scarpetta (Kay Scarpetta #16) -Read 10/04
🗸 294p - Beneath the Dark Ice (Alex Hunter #1) -Read 10/15
🗸 306p - Among the Wicked (Kate Burkholder #8) -Read 10/17
🗸 272p - In Her Blood (Catherine Berlin #1) -Read 10/22
🗸 496p - Scrublands (Martin Scarsden #1) -Read 10/30
🗸 320p - Down a Dark Road (Kate Burkholder #9) -Read 11/12
🗸 438p - The Various Haunts of Men (Simon Serrailler #1) -Read 11/13
🗸 306p - The Wind And The Monkey (Les Norton #14) -Read 11/15
🗸 576p - Silver (Martin Scarsden #2) -Read 11/18
sub-total: 4,177p


message 5: by Bea (last edited Jan 04, 2020 04:26PM) (new)

Bea | 4657 comments Mod
Stage 14: Series
Goal: 2,675 pages
Up to 5 tasks
OOZ: Magic Realism


1. Odd series number
324 pages - The Ronin's Mistress by Laura Joh Rowland Read 9/25/19
352 pages - Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs Read 9/27/19
520 pages - The Redbreast by Jo Nesbø Read 10/9/19
394 pages - Xenocide by Orson Scott Card Read 10/16/19
319 pages - Blue Jeans and Coffee Beans by Joanne DeMaio Read 10/14/19
256 pages - Doctored Evidence by Donna Leon Read 12/6/19
288 pages - Uneasy Relations by Aaron Elkins Read 1/4/20
327 pages - Bedford Square by Anne Perry Read 12/7/19

Total pages = 2780


message 6: by Sassafrass (new)

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


message 7: by Dee (last edited Dec 30, 2019 07:04AM) (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 2587 comments Stage 14 - Series

Goal: 8452
Current Pages: 8543/8452
Pages Remaining: 0/8452

OOTZ: Diversity or non-fiction

11 task limit

1. Previously Read Author/First in Series:
Not a Hero - finished - 12/6/19 - 281pgs


2. New to me Author/First in Series:
Undone Rebel - Finished - 11/18/19 - 103pgs
The Lady's Guide to Celestial Mechanics - Finished - 11/22/19 - 369pgs (336pgs + 10% OOZ - diversity)
Suspect - Finished - 12/14/19 - 312pgs
Extreme Honor - Finished - 12/15/19 - 303pgs
A Perfect Gentleman - Finished - 12/24/19 - 105pgs
Three-Way Split - Finished - 12/28/19 - 296pgs
Lady in Waiting - Finished - 12/29/10 - 400pgs
A Wicked Kind of Husband - Finished - 12/28/19 - 386pgs
Must Love Wieners - Finished - 12/30/19 - 359pgs

3. Same Series/Different Authors:
Skinny Dipping Dare (Camp Firefly Falls) - Finished - 10/15/19 - 181pgs

4. Get Caught Up (last/Most recent book in series):
The Toll - Finished - 12/11/19 - 627pgs
Lethal Balance - Finished - 12/15/19 - 394pgs
My Plain Jane - finished - 12/21/19 - 464pgs

5. Character name in series title:
Silence Fallen (Mercy Thompson #10) - Finished - 9/20/19 - 408pgs (371pgs+10% OOZ Diversity)
Storm Cursed (Mercy Thompson #11) - finished - 10/11/19 - 422pgs (384pgs +10% OOZ Diversity)
Dead as a Doornail (Sookie Stackhouse #4)- Finished - 10/25/19 - 295pgs
Dead to Rights (Joanna Brady #4) -finished - 12/9/19 - 374pgs
Shadow Hunter (Rosie O'Grady's Paranormal Bar and Grill #1) - Finished - 12/10/19 - 262pgs
Skeleton Canyon (Joanna Brady #5) - 387pgs - Finished - 12/28/19
Rattlesnake Crossing (Joanna Brady #6) - 385pgs

6. Series that features characters from a different series (spin-off's etc)
Flame in the Dark (features characters from Jane Yellowrock series) - Finished - 11/22/19 - 342pgs
Hunting Ground (characters have appeared in Mercy Thompson series) - Finished - 11/26/19 - 286pgs
Wicked Hour - 368pgs

7. Continuing a series i've started since this stage opened
Undone Dom (read bk1 on 18 Nov) - Finished - 11/20/19 - 192pgs
Undone Diva (read bk1 on 18 Nov) - Finished - 11/21/19 - 175pgs

8. Random Book in Series That I've Never Read Before Cause It Fit Another Challenge
Unwrapping Jade (#8 in Wishing Well, Texas) (read for Game Night Turf Wars) - finished - 11/27/19 - 191pgs
Taming The Biker(#5 in The Biker) (read for Game Night Turf Wars) - finished - 11/24/19 - 157pgs
Rock Strong(#2 in Rock Candy) (read for SRC) - finished - 12/8/19 - 301pgs
A Touch of Cinnamon(#2 in Three Sisters Catering)(read for SRC) - Finished - 12/9/19 - 171pgs


message 8: by Mary (last edited Dec 18, 2019 09:08PM) (new)

Mary | 48 comments Stage 14 Series. COMPLETED

Goal 2500 - 10 %
OOTZ: Pulitzer Prize Winner

5 Task limit

Task 1 Female Nonprofessional Investigators
340 p Cruel Intent by J.A. Jance
357 p Trial by Fire by J.A. Jance
353 p Fatal Error by J.A. Jance

Task 2. Police Detective
330 p Black Skies by Arnaldur Indriðason
437 p A Better Man by Louise Penny
384 p A Tiding of Magpies by Steve Burrows

Task 3. Humorous Tourists
208 p Three Men on the Bummel by Jerome K. Jerome

Task 4 Ex Military
358 p. Blue Moon by Lee Child

Total 2764p


message 9: by Kristina Simon (last edited Nov 30, 2019 08:53AM) (new)

Kristina Simon (kristinasimon) | 724 comments Stage 14: Series

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

1. Playing Catch Up ~ series I've already started
Rogue Protocol by Martha Wells The Murderbot Diaries #3 (158 pages) Read: 9/25/19
Due or Die by Jenn McKinlay Library Lover's Mystery #2 (283 pages) Read: 9/26/19
Exit Strategy by Martha Wells The Murderbot Diaries #4 (172 pages) Read: 10/17/19
Vanish by Tess Gerritsen Rizzoli & Isles #5 (401 pages) Read: 10/20/19
Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire Wayward Children #3 (174 pages) Read: 10/26/19
Brotherhood in Death by J.D. Robb In Death #42 (388 pages) Read: 11/9/19

2. Shiny & New ~ new-to-me series
Deep in the Valley by Robyn Carr Grace Valley Trilogy #1 (366 pages) Read: 10/25/19
Basket Case by Nancy Haddock Silver Six Crafting Mystery #1 (304 pages) Read: 11/10/19

Total = 2,246
Goal = 2,112


message 10: by Amy (last edited Dec 29, 2019 03:58PM) (new)

Amy | 2144 comments Stage 14: Series - DONE!
Goal: 5,000 Pages
Total = 5,290 pages

1. MC as series name

Blue Moon (Jack Reacher, #24) - 359 pages - Completed 12/18/19
Bloody Genius (Virgil Flowers, #12) - 372 pages - Completed 12/8/19
The Trail to Buddha's Mirror (Neal Carey, #2) - 384 pages - Completed 11/6/19
How the Light Gets In (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #9) - 405 pages - Completed 11/20/19
A Minute to Midnight (Atlee Pine, #2) - 432 pages - Completed 12/24/19
The Last Widow (Will Trent, #9) - 465 pages - Completed 12/29/19
A Dangerous Man (Elvis Cole #18; Joe Pike #7) - 339 pages - Completed 9/27/19
The Lost Boy (Patrik Hedström, #7) - 497 pages - Completed 12/26/19

2. Series in progress

The Song of the Lark (Great Plains Trilogy, #2) - 417 pages - Completed 12/9/19
Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin, #2) - 387 pages - Completed 11/10/19
The 18th Abduction (Women's Murder Club, #18) - 383 pages - Completed 11/17/19
The Trapped Girl (Tracy Crosswhite, #4) 378 pages - Completed 10/21/19
The Scarred Woman (Department Q, #7) - 472 pages - Completed 12/13/19


message 11: by Sandy (last edited Oct 26, 2019 02:38AM) (new)

Sandy | 166 comments Stage 14 - Series - COMPLETED 10/25/19
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.
4596/4456

1. MC(s) as series name - 3390 pages
-A Bitter Feast (Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James #18). 9/20/19. 384 pages.
- Defense for the Devil (Barbara Holloway #4).
10/5/19. 448 pages.
- Robert B. Parker's The Bitterest Pill (Jesse Stone #18). 10/7/19. 368 pages.
- Earthly Remains (Comissario Brunetti #26). 10/9/19. 304 pages + 10% = 334 pages. (purchased 2/28/17).
- The Tourist] (Milo Weaver #1). 10/10/19. 408 + 10% = 449 (purchased 4/23/16).
- A Great Reckoning (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #12). 10/13/19. 389 pages.
- They Do It With Mirrors (Miss Marple #6)). 10/15/19. 224 pages.
- Olive, Again (Olive Kitteredge #2). 10/22/19. 304 pages.
- Jack the Giant Killer. 10/23/19. (Jack of Kinrowan #1). 10/23/19. 170 pages.
- Robert B. Parker's Angel Eyes (Spenser #47). 10/25/19. 320 pages.


2. First in a new-to-me series - 464 pages
- The Harp of Kings ( Warrior Bards #1). 10/2/19. 464 pages.

3. Series with different main characters - 742 pages
- Cilka's Journey: A Novel (The Tattooist of Auschwitz #2). 10/4/19. 320 pages.
- The Testaments (The Handmaid's Tale #2). 10/4/19. 422 pages.

3390 + 464 + 742 = 4596


message 12: by Lusie (last edited Oct 29, 2019 07:24AM) (new)

Lusie (illusie) | 3113 comments Lusie's Stage 14: Series - completed ❑ ☑ ✅

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

Total: 3977 pages

1. Series in Progress
☑ 491p The Ice Limit [13-oct-14] ★★★

2. New to Me Series (series started reading after 19 september)
☑ 346p Cruel Beauty [21-sep-19] ★★
☑ 513p The Storm Sister [3-oct-19] ★★★★
☑ 513p The Shadow Sister [10-oct-19] ★★★★
☑ 392p The Further Observations of Lady Whistledown [18-oct-19] ★★★
☑ 360p Blackwing [24-oct-19] ★★
☑ 400p Once and Always [25-oct-19] ★★
☑ 418p Something Wonderful [28-oct-19] ★★
☑ 544p Almost Heaven [29-oct-19] ★★


message 13: by Jayme (last edited Dec 21, 2019 07:42PM) (new)

Jayme (jaymetheghostreader) | 1042 comments Goal: 3,500 pages
OOZ-3 nonfiction books-1 read
Series in Progress
Crossby James Patterson
12/21/19

New to Me Series
The Secret Brideby Diane Haeger
1st in series (398pp)
12/7/19

Series With single continuous point of view

Total Pages: 775/3,500 pages


message 14: by Nat (last edited Dec 06, 2019 12:37AM) (new)

Nat | 88 comments Goal: 3000 pages
Tasks: up to 5
OoZ: Nonfiction

1. Series in Progress

Black Powder War (Temeraire #3) - 365 pgs 10/23
Empire of Ivory (Temeraire #4) - 404 pgs 11/2
Victory of Eagles (Temeraire #5) - 352 pgs 11/12

2. Unstarted series
Too Like the Lightning (Terra Ignota #1) - 432 pgs 10/15
Ninth House (Alex Stern #1) - 476 pgs 10/21

3. Series books in order, from the beginning
Preludes & Nocturnes (The Sandman #1) - 233 pgs 10/10
The Doll's House (The Sandman #2) - 232 pgs 10/13
Dream Country (The Sandman #3) - 111 pgs 10/15
Season of Mists (The Sandman #4) - 217 pgs 10/20
A Game of You (The Sandman #5) - 192 pgs 10/24


= 3014

Completed: 3014/3014

DONE!


message 15: by Angela (last edited Sep 30, 2019 08:34PM) (new)

Angela | 226 comments Stage 14 - Series
Goal - 3,500pgs
**OOtZ Goal - MPG Classics

393/3,500pgs
OOtZ books:

Series Finale
Dance Dance Dance - 393pgs - 9/29/19


message 16: by Rosemary (last edited Dec 07, 2019 12:47PM) (new)

Rosemary | 848 comments Stage 14: Series - Finished 6 Dec 19
Goals: 2500 pages
1001 list books (bonus of extra 10% of the book's pages if it qualifies)

Books read = 8
Pages read = 2611

1. Name of MC only as series name
Miss Julia Stirs Up Trouble (Miss Julia #14) by Ann B. Ross, 26 Oct 19 - 272 pages
Dissolution (Matthew Shardlake, #1) by C.J. Sansom, 30 Oct 19 - 443 pages
The L-Shaped Room (Jane Graham, #1) by Lynne Reid Banks, 5 Nov 19 - 269 pages
The Case of the Missing Boyfriend (CC, #1) by Nick Alexander, 5 Dec 19 - 364 pages
The Daffodil Affair (Sir John Appleby, #8) by Michael Innes, 6 Dec 19 - 219 pages

2. Odd number book in the series
The Detective's Daughter by Lesley Thomson, 20 Nov 19 - 470 pages

3. Series with different/changing narrators in each book

4. Series with single continuous POV
Girl with Green Eyes by Edna O'Brien, 21 Oct 19 - 248 + 10% 1001 bonus = 273 pages
A Buyer's Market by Anthony Powell, 5 Nov 19 - 274 + 10% 1001 bonus = 301 pages


message 17: by Stacey (last edited Jan 21, 2020 05:36PM) (new)

Stacey (boydsmom) | 280 comments Stage 14: Series -- COMPLETED
Goal: 5468 p.
Tasks: up to 7
OOZ: Non fiction
Pages Completed: 5594 p.

1. First in Series
Written in Red 11/2/19 496p.
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie 11/10/19 386p.
Blue Dahlia 11/13/19 385p.
Illuminae 12/14/19 602 p.
Until the End of the World 12/19/19 400p.
Burn for Me 1/13/20 382p.

2. Second in Series
Black Rose 11/17/19 355p.
The Year We Hid Away 1/3/20 275 p.
Sweep in Peace 1/9/20 237p.
A Fatal Grace 1/16/20 313p.
White Hot 1/17/20 389p.
Reaper 1/20/20 260p.

3. Third in Series
Red Lily 11/28/19 337p.
Beard Science 12/3/19 386p.
Wildfire 1/21/20 391p.


message 18: by LaurLa (last edited Dec 25, 2019 05:02AM) (new)

LaurLa | 1198 comments Pick 'n' Mix (2019) ~~ Stage 14 ~ Series ~~ COMPLETE
January - December 2019

Page Goal: 5,000 Total Pages Read: 5,078
Out of the Zone: classic or literary fiction

Task limit is 8

Stage 14 ~ Series (msg 18)

Series Start ~ First Book
Crown Jewels (Off-Limits Romance, #1) by Ella James Her Cowboy Distraction (Cowboy Cafe, #1) by Carla Cassidy The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog (Hank the Cowdog, #1) by John R. Erickson Deception (International Romance #1) by Mona Ingram Not a Hero (Sons of the Survivalist, #1) by Cherise Sinclair Hold The Line (Inked #1) by S.E. Jakes
🔹Crown Jewels ~ Ella James ~ #1 Off-Limits ~ 330 pp ~ 11.10 ★★★★
🔹Her Cowboy Distraction ~ Carla Cassidy ~ #1 Cowboy Café ~ 148 pp ~ 10.19 ★★★
🔹The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog ~ #1 Hank the Cowdog ~ 148 pp ~ 10.10 ★★★
🔹Deception ~ Mona Ingram ~ #1 International Romance ~ 185 pp ~ 10.21 ★★★
🔹Not a Hero ~ Cherise Sinclair ~ #1 Sons of the Survivalist ~ 281 pp ~ 10.29 ★★★★
🔹Hold The Line ~ S.E. Jakes ~ #1 Inked ~ 129 pp ~ 11.14 ★★★

Series Finish ~ Last Book
In the Arms of a Stranger by Kimberley Reeves Guilty Pleasure (Forged of Steele, Book 12) by Brenda Jackson Fool Me Once (International Romance #2) by Mona Ingram How to Run with a Naked Werewolf (Naked Werewolf, #3) by Molly Harper The Redhead Plays Her Hand (Redhead, #3) by Alice Clayton Xavier's Loving Arms (Sweet & Sinful #3) by K.T. Grant Eli's Triumph (Reapers MC, #6.7) by Joanna Wylde
🔹In the Arms of a Stranger ~ Kimberley Reeves ~ #2 Carringtons ~ 183 pp ~ 10.13 ★★★
🔹Guilty Pleasure ~ Brenda Jackson ~ #12 Forged of Steele ~ 273 pp ~ 11.30 ★★★
🔹Fool Me Once ~ Mona Ingram ~ #2 International Romance ~ 180 pp ~ 10.25 ★★★
🔹How to Run with a Naked Werewolf ~ Molly Harper ~ #3 Naked Werewolf ~ 352 pp ~ 10.23 ★★★★
🔹The Redhead Plays Her Hand ~ Alice Clayton ~ #3 Redhead ~ 322 pp ~ 10.14 ★★★★
🔹Xavier's Loving Arms ~ K.T. Grant ~ #3 Sweet & Sinful ~ 258 pp ~ 10.28 ★★★
🔹Eli's Triumph ~ Joanna Wylde ~ #6.7 Reapers MC ~ 186 pp ~ 12.140 ★★★★

Series Continued ~ Next Book
Alpha's Promise (Dark Protectors #10) by Rebecca Zanetti The Understatement of the Year (The Ivy Years, #3) by Sarina Bowen Shadow of the Hawk by Julie Miller Mine to Hold (Mine, #3) by Cynthia Eden Home for the Holidays (Night Huntress, #6.5) by Jeaniene Frost Marking Time (Treading Water, #2) by Marie Force Treasure Me (One Night with Sole Regret, #10) by Olivia Cunning
🔹Alpha's Promise ~ Rebecca Zanetti ~ #10 Dark Protectors ~ 345 pp ~ 10.31 ★★★★
🔹The Understatement of the Year ~ Sarina Bowen ~ #3 Ivy Years ~ 308 pp ~ 10.29 ★★★★
🔹Shadow of the Hawk ~ Julia Miller ~ #2 Lady Tech ~ 315 pp ~ 12.10 ★★★
🔹Mine to Hold ~ Cynthia Eden ~ #3 Mine ~ 265 pp ~ 10.14 ★★★
🔹Home for the Holidays ~ Jeaniene Frost ~ #6.5 Night Huntress ~ 150 pp ~ 10.26 ★★★★
🔹Marking Time ~ Marie Force ~ #2 Treading Water ~ 414 pp ~ 11.13 ★★★★
🔹Treasure Me ~ Olivia Cunning ~ #10 One Night with Sole Regret ~ 306 pp ~ 12.23 ★★★


message 19: by Susan (last edited Nov 23, 2019 06:48AM) (new)

Susan | 3451 comments Mod
Stage 14: Series , opened 9/18
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Goal 1225 pages, up to 5 tasks

1. Series in progress
Kaleidoscope Century (Century Next Door #2), 252 pages - fin 10/3
The Moor(Mary Rusell & Sherlock Holmes #4), 320 pages - fin 10/12
The Inimitable Jeeves (Jeeves #2), 240 pages - fin 10/22
Hide and Seek (Inspector Rebus #2), 224 pages - fin 10/30
Adulthood Rites (Xeogenesis #2), 277 pages - fin 11/3

Total pages read: 1313

COMPLETED 11/3


message 20: by Lagullande (new)

Lagullande | 411 comments Stage 14: Series
Goal - 2,019 pages (up to 5 tasks)


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

Pages Completed: 2,037
Pages Remaining: -

1. Series No. 2:
22/10/19 The Secret Commonwealth 633pp
30/10/19 Annie Dunne 240pp
6/3/20 Clouds Of Witness 284pp

2. Series No. 6:
18/12/19 Blood And Circuses 208pp

3. Series No. 3:
28/2/20 Arrow of God 232pp

4. Series No. 1:
24/2/10 The Innocence of Father Brown 232pp
10/4/20 At the Villa Rose 208pp

5.


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