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message 1: by JennyR (last edited Sep 20, 2019 09:54AM) (new)

JennyR (mortimerknits) | 623 comments

🍂 For each task completed, collect 1 leaf. Collect 2 leaves by completing the bonus task.

🍂 You may use a task as many times as you like.

Your goal is to collect as many leaves as possible by the end of autumn.

Scoring: Score 1 leaf for each book read that fits a task plus 1 leaf for each bonus task completed.

EXAMPLE:
TASK: Read a book with food on the cover (Bonus: Apple or pumpkin on the cover)
You read a book with food on the cover = 1 leaf

You read a book with an apple on the cover = 1 leaf for the food item + 1 leaf for the apple = 2 leaves


Please keep a record of your points total at the top of your post.

CHALLENGE RULES
🍂 Each book may only be used for one task.
🍂 For each book that you read please post a link to the book, the author and the date you finished it.
🍂 If it isn't obvious, please explain how your book fits a task.
🍂 Where more than one option is given for a task, please state which option your book relates to.
🍂 If the task relates to the cover of your book, please post the cover.
🍂 All genres and formats welcome.
🍂 Re-reads are allowed.
🍂 No page minimum.
🍂 To count a book towards a challenge you must finish it after the start date of the challenge.

🍂 When you have finished please re-post your whole challenge as a new message or you will not be considered to have completed the challenge and we will not be able to award your Hall of Fame badge

🍂 If you don't hit the level you were aiming for by the deadline, please re-post your challenge anyway as you may still be eligible for a lower level badge.

Please use the TLC STANDARD RULES when participating in this challenge. If you are not familiar with these rules, please click on the link and read them over.

                              

Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Levels:
5-10 leaves: Super Seasonal
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
    🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
    🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
    🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
    🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
    🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
    🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
    🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
    🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
    🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
    🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
    🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
    🍁Bonus: published in 2019

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).


message 2: by JennyR (last edited Dec 28, 2019 07:41PM) (new)

JennyR (mortimerknits) | 623 comments


Allison - FINISHED - 17 leaves

Anne - FINISHED - 88 leaves

Banshee - FINISHED - 35 leaves

Celia - FINISHED - 8 leaves

Chelsea

Christina (AKA Babbling) - FINISHED - 25 leaves

Cindy III

Cyndee - FINISHED - 23 leaves

Debbie

Den

Emeli - FINISHED - 13 leaves

Frankie - FINISHED - 11 leaves

Ferenc - FINISHED - 25 leaves

Genevieve - FINISHED - 23 leaves

Grace - FINISHED - 28 leaves

JennyR - FINISHED - 35 leaves

Jessica - FINISHED - 48 leaves

Joann - FINISHED - 44 leaves

Joanna - FINISHED - 27 leaves

JoAnne - FINISHED - 63 leaves

JoAnne (mod) - FINISHED - 78 leaves

Josie - FINISHED - 14 leaves

Kaitu

Karen ♐

Kellene - FINISHED - 22 leaves

Kendra - FINISHED - 50 leaves

Melanie - FINISHED - 27 leaves

myfortressofbooks - FINISHED - 11 leaves

Rina - FINISHED - 25 leaves

Sallie(GeorgiaGirl)

Sandra - FINISHED - 118 leaves

SANDYE - FINISHED - 22 leaves

Sarah E - FINISHED - 28 leaves

Shash - FINISHED - 101 leaves

Sue

Suzanne

Tari - FINISHED - 25 leaves

✨ Vittoria ✨ - FINISHED - 55 leaves

Vanessa


message 3: by JennyR (last edited Dec 07, 2019 07:30PM) (new)

JennyR (mortimerknits) | 623 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019 - FINISHED
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Levels:
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Points: 35/21+ leaves

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
🍃 Food: A Cultural Culinary History, Ken Albala -10/29
🍃 Crocodile on the Sandbank, Elizabeth Peters | 12/5

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
    🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze
🍃 Pumpkins in Paradise, Kathi Daley -11/6
Pumpkins in Paradise (Tj Jensen Paradise Lake Mystery #1) by Kathi Daley

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
    🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
🍃 Honeymoon for One, Keira Andrews | 10/11
The MC travels across Australia.
🍃 Ignite, Jocelynn Drake | 12/3
Travel from Cincinnati to Washington D.C.
🍃 Ground Zero, Aimee Nicole Walker -11/27
Begins with letter G.
🍃 Lies Ripped Open, Steve McHugh -11/5
Begins with L.

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.
🍃 Unbreakable Stories: Lucas, Jocelynn Drake -11/22
Lucas and Andrei carve pumpkins.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.
🍃 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling -9/27
LOC 5467: ...his bullfrog swelled like a green balloon.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
    🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
    🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.
🍃 Viruses, Plagues, and History: Past, Present and Future, Michael Oldstone | 10/2
Author's last name begins with O (hOt).
🍃 Written in Red, Anne Bishop -12/1
Asia brings multiple cups of hot chocolate that Meg drinks.

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
    🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story
🍃 A Quiet Life In The Country, T E Kinsey | 10/12
Published: Oct 04, 2014
🍃 Devour, Jocelynn Drake -11/24
Page 12: order your drink. What do you want?” “Beer is fine.
Page 218: Old fashioned sausage gravey and even homemade biscuits.


10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.
🍃 The Vampire Knitting Club, Nancy Warren -10/18
The MC visits her grandmother.
🍃 Without Warning, Reese Knightly -11/26
Ryder takes Harrison to meet his family and visa versa.
🍃 I.N.E.T. 3, Benda Cothern | 12/6
Hunt goes home to help his Grandmother bury his Grandfather.

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
    🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story
🍃 Explosive Dreams, Hadena James -9/24
MPG: horror.

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
    🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume
🍃 The Under Dog and Other Stories, Agatha Christie | 10/8
There is a child in one of the stories.

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
    🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story
🍃 Mrs. McGinty's Dead, Agatha Christie | 10/10
There is a dinner party in the story.
🍃🍃 Unbreakable Stories: Lucas, Jocelyn Drake | 11/22
The main characters attend a dinner party that is for Thanksgiving dinner.

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
    🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover
🍃 Dark, Witch & Creamy, H.Y. Hanna -11/19

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
    🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift
🍃 Murder for Christmas, Francis Duncan | 12/3
Takes place over Christmas.

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.
🍃 Death On Demand, Carolyn G. Hart -11/2
Broward's Rock Island, South Carolina (United States)
🍃 Sixth, Benda Cothern | 12/6
Takes place at Ft. Bragg, NC.
🍃 Deployed, Benda Cothern | 12/6
Takes place at Ft. Bragg, NC.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
    🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire
🍃🍃Magic Bites, Ilona Andrews -9/22
There are bonfires in the story & the MC goes to the bonfires.
🍃 Cutting It Close, Reese Knightly -11/12
Cutting It Close (Code of Honor #1) by Reese Knightley

🍃 Torch, Jocelynn Drake -11/21
Torch (Unbreakable Bonds, #3) by Jocelynn Drake

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
    🍁Bonus: published in 2019
🍃 4.50 from Paddington, Agatha Christie | 10/7
Published: Nov 04, 1957
🍃 Shiver, Jocelynn Drake -11/19
Published: Oct 27, 2015
🍃 Unbreakable Stories: Snow, Jocelynn Drake -11/22
Published: Dec 29, 2016
🍃🍃Conspiracy Theory, Ella Keaton | 12/4
Published: Sept 23, 2019
🍃🍃 Tallowwood, N.R. Walker | 12/4
Published: Oct 4, 2019

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).
🍃 I.N.E.T. 2, Benda Cothern -11/16
One of the MC's is truely thankful that he made amends to a kid he bullied in high school.


message 4: by Frankie (last edited Nov 09, 2019 10:08AM) (new)

Frankie Johnson | 1545 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Level:
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn

9/9 Completed 11 leaves. Finish!!

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE. 1pt.
Emily Goodwin-Cheat Codes 10/25/19
Cheat Codes (Dawson Family, #1) by Emily Goodwin

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover. 1pt.
The Marriage Clock-Zara Raheem 10/01/19
The Marriage Clock by Zara Raheem


3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles). 1pt.
The Last Letter-Rebecca Yarros 10/31/19
The Last Letter by Rebecca Yarros

4. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game. 2pts
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover
Football Sundae-Daryl Banner 11/05/19
Football Sundae by Daryl Banner

5. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker. 1pt.
Accidental Romeo-Nicole Snow 10/29/19
Accidental Romeo by Nicole Snow

6. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT. 1pt.
Layla Hagen-Your Fierce Love 11/03/19
Your Fierce Love (The Bennett Family #7) by Layla Hagen

7. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character. 1pt.
Your One True Love-Layla Hagen 11/04/19
Your One True Love (The Bennett Family, #8) by Layla Hagen

8. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING. 1pt.
Kandi Steiner-Legacy 10/29/19
Legacy (Palm South University, #4) by Kandi Steiner

9. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year. 2pts
🍁Bonus: published in 2019 (Published Oct 2019)
Shadows-Kristen Proby 11/07/19
Shadows (Bayou Magic #1) by Kristen Proby


message 5: by Anne (last edited Nov 22, 2019 01:40PM) (new)

Anne | 723 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Level:
5-10 leaves: Super Seasonal
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Points: 12 leaves and 2 bonus

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
book:The Arm of the Starfish|208909] by Madeleine L'Engle 10/10/2019
L is in apple

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
The Faces of Strangers by Pia Paduluke 09/29/2019
Starts with F like foliage

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.
Pete the Cat Five Little Pumpkins by James Dean by James Dean. Jack-o-lanterns on the cover 11/12/2019


5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with the word balloon in the text.
Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal 10/29/2019
Lady fantasizes about a betrothal in a hot air balloon.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover
Chasing Jillian by Julie Brannagh 11/6/2019
Seth Taylor is a football player.

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover
A Late Frost by Sheila Connelly 11/15/2019
A Late Frost (Orchard #11) by Sheila Connolly


8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.
The Mystery of Black Hollow Lane by Julia Nobel 10/8/2019
On page 239, the girls have hot cocoa after their soccer game.

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.
Mrs. Saint and the Defectives by Julia Lawson Timmer 10/2/2019
Markie flashes back to visiting her family when she was still married.

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume
The Impersonator by Mary Miley 11/18/2019
The twins are 16 - still technically children. Jessie and the twins put on a show and wear costumes to sing "Three Little Girls From School"


14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter 09/24/2019


15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift
Yule Be Dead by Lorraine Bartlett 11/22/2019
Cover: Yule Be Dead (Victoria Square, #5) by Lorraine Bartlett

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.
Folly Beach by Dorothea Benton Frank
10/8/2019
Southern

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019
Victory at Yorktown by Newt Gingrich 10/10/2019
Published 11/2012

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).
Erle Stanley Gardner Case of the Curious Kitten by Erle Stanley Gardner 09/24/2019
Th in The
as in Case
nk in Kitten


message 6: by Emeli (last edited Dec 16, 2019 02:01AM) (new)

Emeli Webb | 268 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019
My points 13 leaves
Levels:
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn


Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
Christmas Homecoming (The Christmas Angel #4) by L.A. Witt
L.A. Witt Finished 17/11

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
Bonus: vehicle on the cover
Ours to Love by Jayda Marx
Ours to Love
Finished 26/11

4. Carve a pumpkin
Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.
Smoking Gunn (A Bridge to Abingdon #7) by Tatum West
Tatum West
Finished 14/10

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.
A Very Terry Christmas by Jacki James
Finished 19/11

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
Bonus: main character shops for a gift
The Chrismukkah Crisis by Ryan Taylor Finished 3/11

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

18. Build a bonfire
Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
Bonus: published in 2019
Vacation Ever After by Lorelei M. Hart
Published 20th september
2019 Finished 23/9
Taste (Omega Angel Café, #3) by Hawke Oakley
Published september 28th 2019
Finished 3/10
Wrapped in Leather by M.A. Church
Published october 4th 2019 Finished 6/10
Baby, I Do: A Vegas, Baby Novella Published October 25th 2019 Finished 30/10
20. Remember what you’re thankful for
Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any
Order


message 7: by JoAnne (last edited Dec 22, 2019 08:35AM) (new)

JoAnne | 37478 comments Mod
Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019
Fantastic Fall - 21+ leaves
78/21+

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking

🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
1 pt. Letter L Touch & Go Lisa Gardner 9/25/19
1 pt. Letter L Broken Promise Linwood Barclay 10/2/19
1 pt. - Initial Penmort Castle Kristen Ashley 10/14/19
1 pt. - Initial Wife for Hire Janet Evanovich 10/15/19
1 pt. - Initial Unauthorized Affair Lisa Ladew 10/21/19
1 pt. - Initial The Banker's Wife Cristina Alger 11/8/19
1 pt. - Initial Wild Like the Wind Kristen Ashley 11/19/19
1 pt. - Initial No Stranger to Love Pamela Aares 11/27/19
1 pt. - Initial Thin Air Lisa Gray 12/8/19
1 pt. - Initial The Sea Glass Sisters Lisa Wingate 12/18/19

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
1 pt. Last to Die Tess Gerritsen 9/22/19
1 pt. Let It Snow Melanie Shawn 9/26/19
1 pt. Abomination Colleen Coble 9/27/19
1 pt. Finn Beckett M.J. Fields 10/9/19
1 pt. Fade Out Rachel Caine 10/17/19
1 pt. Love, Chocolate, and Beer Violet Duke 10/19/19
1 pt. road trip Georgia on My Mind Marie Force 10/24/19
1 pt. How We Fall Melissa Toppen 11/1/19
1 pt. The Other Woman Sandie Jones 11/21/19
1 pt. Free Kristen Ashley 12/3/19
2 pts. The Emperor's Revenge The Emperor's Revenge Clive Cussler 12/21/19

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.
1 pt. Carves Pumpkin The View from Alameda Island Robyn Carr 9/28/19
1 pt - ALL THREE Trick Or Treat Murder (A Lucy Stone Mystery Series Book 3) by Leslie Meier Leslie Meier 10/12/19
1 pt. Rock Candy (Ordinary Magic, #3.5) by Devon Monk Devon Monk 11/4/19

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover
1 pt. Sports The Year We Hid Away Sarina Bowen 9/30/19

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover
1 pt. Baker The Islanders Meg Mitchell Moore 10/7/19
1 pt. Baker Night of Miracles Elizabeth Berg 12/5/19

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.
1 pt. Initial One True Loves Taylor Jenkins Reid 10/1/19
1 pt. hot chocolate No Mercy Joanna Schaffhausen 11/7/19
1 pt. Initial The Silenced Heather Graham 10/23/19
1 pt. Initial Claim My Baby Taryn Quinn 10/27/19
1 pt. Initial The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Stuart Turton 11/12/19

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.
1 pt. What Alice Forgot Liane Moriarty 9/23/19
1 pt. Jack Frankie Love 10/18/19

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume
1 pt. ChildThe House of Closed Doors Jane Steen 10/4/19
1 pt. Child Forever After Catherine Anderson 10/16/19
1 pt. child Cry in the Night Colleen Coble 10/30/19
1 pt. child The Good Father Diane Chamberlain 11/22/19
1 pt. coverTroubles and Treats Troubles and Treats Tara Sivec 12/18/19

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story
2 pts. Author Initials Surfside Sisters Nancy Thayer 10/8/19

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift
1 pt. Wrapped Up in You Jill Shalvis 10/3/19
1 pt. A Marquess for Christmas Vivienne Westlake 10/22/19
1 pt. Snowfall on Lighthouse Lane (Honeymoon Harbor, #2) by JoAnn Ross JoAnn Ross 10/25/19
2 pts. Silent Night Colleen Coble 10/30/19
1 pt. Paper Stars Devon Monk 11/5/19
1 pt. It Started One Christmas Susan Mallery 12/4/19
1 pt. Eggnog Makes Her Easy Erin Nicholas 12/6/19
2 pts. A Vicarage Christmas Kate Hewitt 12/9/19
1 pt. Tamarack County William Kent Krueger 12/16/19
2 pts. Let It Snow Nancy Thayer 12/17/19
2 pts. Shakespeare's Christmas (A Lily Bard Mystery, #3) by Charlaine Harris Shakespeare's Christmas Charlaine Harris 12/18/19

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.
1 pt. Georgia The Trouble with Goodbye Sarra Cannon 10/10/19
1 pt. Girls Like Us by Cristina Alger Cristina Alger 10/23/19
1 pt. Sunset Beach Mary Kay Andrews 11/14/19 both

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019
1 pt. - September 2013 The Moment We Began Sarra Cannon 10/11/19
1 pt. - Dec 2016 Alaska Wild Helena Newbury 10/13/19
2 pts. - Sept 3, 2019 After the Flood Kassandra Montag 10/20/19
2 pts. - September 10th 2019 Strands of Truth Colleen Coble 10/31/19
1 pt. - DEC 2017 The Vanishing Season Joanna Schaffhausen 11/6/19
1 pt. - Dec 2013 Behold the Stars Susan Fanetti 11/9/19
1 pt. - Oct 2013 Polar Bear Dawn Lyle Nicholson 11/16/19
1 pt. - Nov 2017 The Story of Arthur Truluv Elizabeth Berg 11/22/19
1 pt. - Dec 2015 The Playboy Next Door Christina Tetreault 11/23/19
1 pt. - Dec 2014 Mistake, Wisconsin Kersti Niebruegge 11/29/19
1 pt. - Dec 2011 Woodrose Mountain RaeAnne Thayne 12/8/19

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).
1 pt. Thankful Driftwood Bride Lenora Worth 10/28/19
1 pt. Thankful A Doctor's Promise Laura Scott 11/5/19
1 pt. Thankful Night Moves Nora Roberts 11/18/19
1 pt. THANKS in title Kitty Goes to Washington Carrie Vaughn 12/13/19
1 pt. Thankful Crash & Burn Lisa Gardner 12/14/19


message 8: by Joann (last edited Dec 20, 2019 06:23AM) (new)

Joann | 1241 comments Completed

1 pt for each task completed
1 extra pt for each bonus

Level: Fantastic Fall - 21+ leaves:

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
1 pt - A Regimental Murder - Ashley Gardner - 9/23/2019 - A
1 PT - Mrs. Jeffries and the Best Laid Plans - Emily Brightwell - 10/1/19 - E
1 pt - The God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy - 10/7/19 - A
1 p t - Golden Tresses of the Dead - Alan Bradley - 10/8/19 - A
1 pt - A Glimpse of Evil - Victoria Laurie - 10/19/19 - L
1 PT - Edinburgh Twilight - Carol Lawrence - 10/22/19 - L
1 pt - Black Rabbit Hall - Eve Chase - 11/08/19 - E
1 pt - Count All Her Bones - April Henry - 11/09/19 - A
1 pt - Mrs. Jeffries and the Feast of St. Stephen - Emily Brightwell - 11/10/19 - E
1 pt - Valentine’s Rose - E. E. Burke - 11/11/19 - E
1 pt - The Perfect Husband - Lisa Gardner - 11/13/19 - L
1 pt - Alone - Lisa Gardner - 11/20/19 - L
1 pt - Mrs. Jeffries holds the Trump - Emily Brightwell - 11/23/19 - E
1 pt = Brave New World- Aldous Huxley - 11/30/19 - A
1 pt - Mrs. Jeffries in the Nick of Time - Emily Brightwell - 12/2/19 - E
1 pt - Mrs. Jeffries and the Yuletide weddings - Emily Brightwell - 12/3/19
1 pt - A Noise Downstairs - Linwood Barclay - 12/8/19 - L
1 pt - Mrs. Jeffries Speaks Her Mind - Emily Brightwell - 12/10/19 - E
1 pt - The First Phone Call From Heaven - Mitch Albom - 12/15/19 - A
1 pt - Mrs. Jeffries Forges Ahead - Emily Brightwell - 12/17/19 - E
1 pt - Curse of the Poppy - Emily Organ - 12/19/19 - E


2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
1 pt - The World We Found by Thrity Umrigar - Thrity Umrigar - 10/26/19
1 pt - The Orphan Keeper by Camron Wright - Camron Wright - 31/10/19


3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles)
1 pt - Far from the Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy - 10/3/19
1 pt - Fall of Marigolds - Susan Meissner - 10/14/19
1 pt - Lowcountry Boil - Susan Boyer - 10/17/19
1 pt - On Honeymoon with Death - Quintin Jardine - 10/24/19
1 pt - The Innkeeper of Ivy Hill - Julie Klassen - 11/03/19
1 pt - In the Market for Murder - T E Kinsey - 11/17/19 - I

or a book where a character takes a road trip.
1 pt - A Hundred Summers - Beatriz Williams - 10/28/19

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover
1 Pt - The Next Person You Meet in Heaven (The Five People You Meet in Heaven, #2) by Mitch Albom - Mitch Albom - 11/04/19

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT
1 pt - The Black Hand - Will Thomas - 11/14/19
1 pt - Winemaker’s Wife - Kristin Harmel - 12/5/19

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.
1 PT - The Nowhere Child- Christian White - 9/25/2019
1 pt - The Clockmaker’s Daughter - Kate Morton - 9/29/2019
1 pt - A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving - 10/12/19
1 pt - Tiny Little Thing - Beatriz Williams - 11/05/19
1 pt - When We Left Cuba - Chanel Cleeton - 11/27/19

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story
1 pt - Redemption Point - Candice Fox - 10/5/19
1 pt - Accidents of Marriage - Randy Susan Meyers - 12/12/19

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
1 pt - The Case of the Peculiar Pink Fan - Nancy Springer - 9/21/2019
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story
2 pt - Death by Chocolate- Abigail Keam - 10/28/19

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.
1 pt - Birds of a Feather (Maisie Dobbs, #2) by Jacqueline Winspear - Jacqueline Winspear - 10/23/19


message 9: by Ferenc (last edited Nov 15, 2019 11:46AM) (new)

Ferenc (aeneth) | 1392 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019


Goal: 25/21+

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
1 leaf - The Fairest Beauty by Melanie Dickerson – 10/01/2019
The Fairest Beauty (Hagenheim, #3) by Melanie Dickerson

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
1 leaf - Lucifer (2018-) Vol. 1: The Infernal Comedy by Dan Watters – 10/22/2019
Title with L
1 leaf - Adaptation by Zach Bohannon – 10/27/2019
Title with A
1 leaf - LaGuardia by Nnedi Okorafor – 11/05/2019
Title with L
1 leaf - Everything Is F*cked: A Book About Hope by Mark Manson – 11/15/2019
Title with E
1 leaf - The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America by Matt Kracht – 11/15/2019
Title with F

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.
1 leaf - The Dying Hour by Rick Mofina – 11/01/2019
They brought balloons, flowers, and Karen’s favorite treat, chocolate-covered almonds. (Kindle Locations 3932-3933)

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.
1 leaf - The House of Whispers (2018-) Vol. 1: Power Divided by Nalo Hopkinson – 10/04/2019
N.H. initials
1 leaf - 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari – 10/21/2019
Y.N.H. initials
1 leaf - Waking Lazarus by T.L. Hines – 10/23/2019
T.L.H. initials

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.
1 leaf - Bookends by Liz Curtis Higgs – 10/09/2019

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story
1 leaf - Deliverance by Zach Bohannon – 11/04/2019
MPG Horror

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume
1 leaf - Tilly by Frank E. Peretti – 10/25/2019
Child in the story: Tilly
1 leaf - By Eastern Windows by Gretta Curran Browne – 11/02/2019
Child in the story: George Jarvis

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story
1 leaf - Stealthy Steps by Vikki Kestell – 09/24/2019
V.K.
1 leaf - The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick – 09/27/2019
Pat: ...and I am pretty stressed out about going to a dinner party... (Kindle Location 501)

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.
1 leaf - Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan – 10/05/2019
Wicked Saints (Something Dark and Holy, #1) by Emily A. Duncan
1 leaf - This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone – 11/06/2019
This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019
2 leafs - Cilka's Journey: A Novel by Heather Morris – 11/03/2019
Published October 1st 2019
2 leafs - The Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher – 11/09/2019
Published October 1st 2019
2 leafs - How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems by Randall Munroe – 11/11/2019
Published September 3rd 2019

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).
1 leaf - Happily Ever After by Jenn Faulk – 10/11/2019
Cammie and David are thankful for their relationship.


message 10: by Kendra (last edited Dec 20, 2019 08:43PM) (new)

Kendra | 866 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: Sept. 20th, 2019 - Dec. 21st, 2019

Levels:
5-10 leaves: Super Seasonal
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

50/21 leaves

Autumn Bucket List


1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
1 leaf: Mansfield Park by Jane Austen - Oct. 20th

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze
1 leaf for a maze: River of Blue Fire by Tad Williams - Sept. 23rd
2 leaves: A Local Habitation by Seanan McGuire - Oct. 9th
"The center point of the cubicle maze" pg. 81
"Onto a patch of lawn" pg. 221


3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
1 leaf: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling - Oct. 9th
1 leaf: Late Eclipses by Seanan McGuire - Oct. 23rd
1 leaf: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows - Nov. 17th
1 leaf: Deadly Class, Volume 1: Reagan Youth by Rick Remender - Dec. 16th
Road trip

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.
1 leaf: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness - Oct. 1st
"Wait until the jack-o'-lanterns are lit" pg. 565

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.
1 leaf: Chimes at Midnight by Seanan McGuire - Nov. 6th
"The magic burst like a popped balloon" pg. 178

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover
2 leaves: Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman - Sept. 26th
Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman
It doesn't actually state American football in the challenge so I'm counting European football a.k.a. soccer

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover
1 leaf: Wicked Appetite by Janet Evanovich - Nov. 22nd

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.
1 leaf: Origins of the Specious: Myths and Misconceptions of the English Language by Patricia T. O'Conner - Oct. 6th
1 leaf: 99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne - Nov. 8th

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story
1 leaf: An Artificial Night by Seanan McGuire - Oct. 12th
1 leaf: Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones - Dec. 4th

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.
1 leaf: Dead People Suck: A Guide for Survivors of the Newly Departed by Laurie Kilmartin - Nov. 1st

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story
1 leaf: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman - Oct. 13th
1 leaf: Zombies Vs. Unicorns edited by Holly Black - Nov. 28th
1 leaf: Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire - Dec. 6th

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume
2 leaves: Ashes of Honor by Seanan McGuire - Oct. 28th

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover
1 leaf: Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire - Dec. 5th
Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children, #1) by Seanan McGuire
1leaf: In an Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire - Dec. 20th
In an Absent Dream (Wayward Children, #4) by Seanan McGuire

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift
1 leaf: Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire - Oct. 4th

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.
1 leaf: Iron and Magic by Ilona Andrews - Nov. 3rd
Set in Kentucky

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire
1 leaf: Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness - Nov. 13th

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019
1 leaf: Just My Type: A Book About Fonts by Simon Garfield - Sept. 28th
Published Oct. 21st, 2010
1 leaf: One Salt Sea by Seanan McGuire - Oct. 25th
Published Sept. 6th, 2011
2 leaves: The Library of the Unwritten by A.J. Hackwith - Nov. 1st
Published Oct. 1st, 2019
2 leaves: Aurora Blazing by Jessie Mihalik - Nov. 10th
Published Oct. 1st, 2019
1 leaf: Night Shift by Nalini Singh, Ilona Andrews, Lisa Shearin, & Milla Vane - Nov. 12th
Published Nov. 24th, 2014
1 leaf: Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant - Nov. 20th
Published Nov. 14th, 2017
2 leaves: The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black - Nov. 21st
Published Nov. 19th, 2019
2 leaves: Well Met by Jen DeLuca - Nov. 23rd
Published Sept. 3rd, 2019
2 leaves: Hex Life: Wicked New Tales of Witchery edited by Christopher Golden - Dec. 9th
Published Oct. 1st, 2019
1 leaf: A Red-Rose Chain by Seanan McGuire - Dec. 10th
Published Sept. 1st, 2015
2 leaves: Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts by Kate Racculia - Dec. 14th
Published Oct. 1st, 2019
1 leaf: Once Broken Faith by Seanan McGuire - Dec. 19th
Published Sept. 6th, 2016
1 leaf: Glass Houses by Rachel Caine - Dec. 20th
Published Oct. rd, 2006

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).
1 leaf: The Winter Long by Seanan McGuire - Nov. 15th
The MC is thankful for her family and the life she has built for herself
1 leaf: Nabokov's Favorite Word Is Mauve: What the Numbers Reveal About the Classics, Bestsellers, and Our Own Writing by Ben Blatt - Nov. 29th
1 leaf: Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire - Dec. 6th


message 11: by JoAnne (last edited Nov 30, 2019 10:00PM) (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 1093 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: Sept. 20th, 2019 - Dec. 21st, 2019

Levels: 21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall
Read 35 books; 63 leaves DONE!

🍂 You may use a task as many times as you like.
Scoring: Score 1 leaf for each book read that fits a task plus 1 leaf for each bonus task completed.
🍂 All genres and formats welcome.
🍂 Re-reads are allowed.
🍂 No page minimum.
🍂 When you have finished please re-post your whole challenge as a new message

Autumn Bucket List
1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
Freedom Silver Dollar Saloon by Paty Jager Freedom: Silver Dollar Saloon by Paty Jager 11/21/19 4.5stars (P - Paty)

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire 11/4/19 3stars (Iris, her sister and mom flee from England to Holland after the death of her dad; take a carriage to the ball to meet the queen and her godson, the prince; bonus - pumpkin carriage for Cinderella)

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT
Resonating Souls (Bermuda Nights, #1) by Ophelia Sikes Resonating Souls - A Bermuda Nights Novella by Ophelia Sikes 9/29/19 3stars (Ophelia - O)

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story
Royal Holiday (The Wedding Date, #4) by Jasmine Guillory Royal Holiday (The Wedding Date, #4) by Jasmine Guillory 9/23/19 4stars (sausage roll; beer)

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.
The Broken One (Corisi Billionaires, #1) by Ruth Cardello The Broken One - Corisi Billionaires #1) by Ruth Cardello 9/21/19 4stars (Sebastian and his brothers have Sunday dinners at their parents house; Heather's dad visits her and Ava)

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover
The Roll of the Drums (The Amish of Weaver's Creek #2) by Jan Drexler The Roll of the Drums (The Amish of Weaver's Creek #2) by Jan Drexler 9/21/19 4stars (trees on the cover)
Love Me Forever (Passion Down Under Sassy Short Stories Book 2) by Mollie Mathews Love Me Forever (Passion Down Under Sassy Short Stories Book 2) by Mollie Mathews 10/11/19 4stars

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019
The Christmas Boutique (Elm Creek Quilts #21) by Jennifer Chiaverini The Christmas Boutique (Elm Creek Quilts #21) by Jennifer Chiaverini 9/26/19 4.5stars (October 1, 2019)
Invitation to a Cornish Christmas by Marguerite Kaye Invitation to a Cornish Christmas by Marguerite Kaye and Bronwyn Scott 9/29/19 4stars (October 1, 2019)
Hidden Cove (Solace Island, #3) by Meg Tilly Hidden Cove (Solace Island #3) by Meg Tilly 10/3/19 4stars (October 1, 2019)
Finn (Anderson Billionaires, #1) by Melody Anne Finn (Anderson Billionaires #1) by Melody Anne 10/5/19 4.5stars (October 8, 2019)
A Cowboy Under the Mistletoe (The Wyoming Cowboy, #3) by Jessica Clare A Cowboy Under the Mistletoe (The Wyoming Cowboy #3) by Jessica Clare 10/6/19 4stars (October 15, 2019)
Enamored (Accidental Billionaires #3) by J.S. Scott Enamored (The Accidental Billionaires #3) by J.S. Scott 10/8/19 4stars (October 15, 2019)
Finding Christmas by Karen Schaler Finding Christmas by Karen Schaler 10/9/19 4stars (October 15, 2019)
Can't Judge a Book By Its Murder (Main Street Book Club Mysteries #1) by Amy Lillard Can't Judge a Book By Its Murder (Main Street Book Club Mysteries #1) by Amy Lillard 10/10/19 4stars (October 29, 2019)
Meant to Be Yours (Happily Inc, #5) by Susan Mallery Meant to Be Yours (Happily Inc. #5) by Susan Mallery 10/12/19 5stars (October 22, 2019)
Sergeant's Christmas Siege (Alaska Force, #3) by Megan Crane Sergeant's Christmas Siege (Alaska Force #3) by Megan Crane 10/19/19 4stars (October 29, 2019)
Claimed by the Sheikh by Mollie Mathews Claimed by the Sheikh (The Sheikhs Untamed Brides Book 1) by Mollie Mathews 10/19/19 4stars (November 23, 2019)
A Mrs. Miracle Christmas by Debbie Macomber A Mrs. Miracle Christmas (Angelic Intervention #11) by Debbie Macomber 10/20/19 4stars (October 1, 2019)
A Western Love for an Unexpected Bride by Etta Foster A Western Love for an Unexpected Bride: A Historical Western Romance Novel by Etta Foster 10/27/19 4stars (October 12, 2019)
The Devil in the Saddle (Princes of Texas, #2) by Julia London The Devil in the Saddle (Princes of Texas #2) by Julia London 10/29/19 4stars (October 29, 2019)
The Oregon Trail Romance Collection 9 Stories of Life on the Trail into the Western Frontier by Amanda Cabot The Oregon Trail Romance Collection: 9 Stories of Life on the Trail into the Western Frontier by Amanda Cabot, Melanie Dobson, Pam Hillman, Myra Johnson, Amy Lillard, DiAnn Mills, Anna Schmidt, Ann Shorey, Jennifer Uhlarik 11/2/19 4stars (November 1, 2019)
Spun Out (Blacktop Cowboys, #10) by Lorelei James Spun Out (Blacktop Cowboys #10) by Lorelei James 11/5/19 4stars (November 5, 2019)
Ride the High Lonesome (Outlaw Trail, #1) by Rosanne Bittner Ride the High Lonesome (Outlaw Trail #1) by Rosanne Bittner 11/6/19 4.5stars (November 26, 2019)
Wish Upon a Cowboy by Jennie Marts Wish Upon a Cowboy (Cowboys of Creedence #4) by Jennie Marts 11/8/19 4.5stars (November 27, 2019)
It's In His Christmas Wish (Red River Valley, #7) by Shelly Alexander It's In His Christmas Wish (Red River Valley #7) by Shelly Alexander 11/9/19 4stars (November 12, 2019)
Holiday by Candlelight (Sutter Creek, Montana, #3) by Laurel Greer Holiday by Candlelight (Sutter Creek, Montana #3) by Laurel Greer 11/10/19 4stars (October 15, 2019)
Land of Stars The Texas Wyllie Brothers (Wilderness Dawning, #2) by Dorothy Wiley LAND OF STARS: The Texas Wyllie Brothers (Wilderness Dawning Series Book 2) by Dorothy Wiley 11/12/19 5stars (November 12, 2019)
A Mail Order Bride for his Montana Heart by Etta Foster A Mail Order Bride for his Montana Heart: A Historical Western Romance Book by Etta Foster 11/13/19 4stars (November 9, 2019)
Once Upon a Cowboy Christmas (River Ranch, #3) by Soraya M. Lane Once Upon a Cowboy Christmas (River Ranch #3) by Soraya M. Lane 11/16/19 4stars (October 29, 2019)
The Christmas Keeper (Happily Ever After, #2) by Jenn McKinlay The Christmas Keeper (Happily Ever After #2) by Jenn McKinlay 11/18/19 4stars
Stranger Danger (Whispering Bay Mystery, #4) by Maria Geraci Stranger Danger (Whispering Bay Mystery #4) by Maria Geraci 11/19/19 4stars (November 21, 2019)
Christmas with a Cowboy (Longhorn Canyon, #5) by Carolyn Brown Christmas with a Cowboy (Longhorn Canyon #5) by Carolyn Brown 11/24/19 4.5stars (September 24, 2019)
Bound for Glory (Frontiers of the Heart, #4) by Tess LeSue Bound for Glory (Frontiers of the Heart #4) by Tess LeSue 11/30/19 4stars (December 3, 2019)

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).
Mistletoe Mischief (Romancing Wisconsin, #1) by Stacey Joy Netzel Mistletoe Mischief (Romancing Wisconsin #1) by Stacey Joy Netzel 11/14/19 4stars (MC's for their daughters)


message 12: by Sandra (last edited Dec 09, 2019 03:57AM) (new)

Sandra | 1009 comments I'M IN!

21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall
Points - 118

1. 🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
Brokeback Mountain - Annie Proulx - 22 SEPT - 1
Hot Tea & Cold Murder - Angela C. Blackmoore - 27 SEPT - 1
Henri - Ella Frank - 28 SEPT - 1
Black Beauty - Anna Sewell - 29 SEPT - 1
Prime Minister - Ainsley Booth - 30 SEPT - 1
Deep Dark - Laura Griffin - 2 OCT - 1
Choosing You - Allie Everhart - 3 OCT - 1
All Fall Down - Ally Carter - 7 OCT - 1
Doctor's Delight - Angela Verdenius - 11 OCT - 1
Killer Keys - Mildred Abbott - 18 OCT - 1
Take the Key and Lock Her Up - Ally Carter - 22 OCT - 1
The Godfather - Mario Puzo - 23 OCT - 1
Black Swan - London Miller - 27 OCT - 1
Ricochet - Keri Lake - 30 OCT - 1
Run To Me - Cynthia Eden - 12 NOV - 1
Hawke - Emily Jane Trent - 6 DEC - 1
Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx Hot Tea & Cold Murder (Red Pine Falls Mysteries #1) by Angela C. Blackmoore Henri (Confessions, #5) by Ella Frank Black Beauty by Anna Sewell Prime Minister (Frisky Beavers, #1) by Ainsley Booth Deep Dark (Tracers, #10) by Laura Griffin Choosing You (Jade, #1) by Allie Everhart All Fall Down (Embassy Row, #1) by Ally Carter Doctor's Delight (Big Girls Lovin' Trilogy, #1) by Angela Verdenius Killer Keys (Cozy Corgi Mysteries, #10) by Mildred Abbott Take the Key and Lock Her Up (Embassy Row, #3) by Ally Carter The Godfather by Mario Puzo Black Swan (The Kingmaker Saga, #3) by London Miller Ricochet (Vigilantes, #1) by Keri Lake Run To Me (Lazarus Rising #4) by Cynthia Eden Hawke (Must Love Danger Book 1) by Emily Jane Trent

2. 🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
Yvette's Haven - Tina Folsom - 23 SEPT - 1
Quinn's Undying Rose - Tina Folsom - 30 SEPT - 1
So Sensitive - Anne Rainey - 13 OCT - 1
Illuminae - Amie Kaufman - 16 OCT - 1
Thomas's Choice - Tina Folsom - 20 OCT - 1
The Bookish Life of Nina Hill - Abbi Waxman - 24 OCT - 1
Beyond the Darkness - Katie Reus - 2 NOV - 1
The Martian - Andy Weir - 3 NOV - 1
Cain's Identity - Tina Folsom - 6 NOV - 1
Luther's Return - Tina Folsom - 9 NOV - 1
Yvette's Haven (Scanguards Vampires, #4) by Tina Folsom Quinn's Undying Rose (Scanguards Vampires, #6) by Tina Folsom So Sensitive (Hard to Get, #1) by Anne Rainey Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1) by Amie Kaufman Thomas's Choice (Scanguards Vampires, #8) by Tina Folsom The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman Beyond the Darkness (Darkness, #3) by Katie Reus The Martian by Andy Weir Cain's Identity (Scanguards Vampires, #9) by Tina Folsom Luther's Return (Scanguards Vampires, #10) by Tina Folsom

3. 🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
The Fellowship of the Ring - J.R.R. Tolkien - 24 SEPT - 1
Falling Hard - Pamela Clare - 5 OCT - 1
El Diablo - M. Robinson - 18 OCT - 1
All-Butter ShortDead - H.Y. Hanna - 8 NOV - 1
Instinct - James Patterson - 21 NOV - 1
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1) by J.R.R. Tolkien Falling Hard (Colorado High Country, #3) by Pamela Clare El Diablo (The Devil, #1) by M. Robinson All-Butter ShortDead by H.Y. Hanna Instinct (Instinct #1) by James Patterson

8. 🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.
Dangerous Bond - Gemma Halliday (Author) - 20 SEPT - 1
The Rose - Tiffany Reisz (Author) - 25 SEPT - 1
Wicked Wildlife - Mildred Abbott (Hot Chocolate) - 6 OCT - 1
Edge - Tiffinie Helmer (Author) - 15 NOV - 1
Whisper - Tal Bauer (Author) - 20 NOV - 1
Dangerous Bond (Jamie Bond, #4) by Gemma Halliday The Rose (The Red, #2) by Tiffany Reisz Wicked Wildlife (Cozy Corgi Mysteries, #8) by Mildred Abbott Edge (Romance on the Edge, #1) by Tiffinie Helmer Whisper by Tal Bauer

10. 🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.
Claimed by the Wealthy Magnate - Nina Milne - 8 OCT - 1
Silent Bite: A Scanguards Wedding - Tina Folsom - 24 OCT - 1
The Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton - 13 NOV - 1
Claimed by the Wealthy Magnate by Nina Milne Silent Bite A Scanguards Wedding (Scanguards Vampires #8.5; 1001 Dark Nights #4) by Tina Folsom The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

13. 🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume
The Book Thief - Markus Zusak (Child) - 4 OCT - 1
Special Forces Father - Mallory Kane (Child) - 15 OCT - 1
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Special Forces Father (The Delancey Dynasty, #7) by Mallory Kane

14. 🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story
Bond Ambition - Gemma Halliday (Author) - 27 SEPT - 1
Mystery Man - Kristen Ashley (Author) - 11 OCT - 1
Deadmen Walking - Sherrilyn Kenyon - 11 NOV - 1
Bond Ambition a Jamie Bond Mysteries short story by Gemma Halliday Mystery Man (Dream Man, #1) by Kristen Ashley Deadmen Walking (Deadman's Cross, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon

15. 🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover
Her Halloween Treat - Tiffany Reisz - 31 OCT - 2
Her Halloween Treat (Men at Work, #1) by Tiffany Reisz

16. 🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift
Red-Hot Santa - Tori Carrington - 7 NOV - 1
Red-Hot Santa by Tori Carrington

17. 🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.
Bickering Birds - Mildred Abbott (Cover) - 20 SEPT - 1
Bickering Birds (Cozy Corgi Mysteries, #3) by Mildred Abbott

19. 🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019
Sugar Cookie Slaughter - Addison Moore (Sept 19) - 23 SEPT - 2
The Stalking - Heather Graham (Sept 19) - 29 SEPT - 2
Instant Attraction - Lauren Blakely (Sept 19) - 4 OCT - 2
Bayside Romance - Melissa Foster (Sept 19) - 6 OCT - 2
Beni - Bethany-Kris (Oct 19) - 8 OCT - 2
Lethal Agent - Vince Flynn (Oct 19) - 10 OCT - 2
Ruthless - Deborah Bladon (Oct 19) - 12 OCT - 2
Suspect in High Heels - Gemma Halliday (Oct 19) - 12 OCT - 2
You Can Have Manhattan - P. Dangelico (Sept 19) - 16 OCT - 2
As Long As I Have You - Bella Andre (Oct 19) - 21 OCT - 2
Blood Night - Heather Graham (Oct 19) - 24 OCT - 2
Devil's Food Cake Doom - Addison Moore (Oct 19) - 25 OCT - 2
Bailey - Ella Frank (Oct 19) - 28 OCT - 2
Wicked Angel - Sawyer Bennett (Oct 19) - 29 OCT - 2
Tricks & Treats - London Miller (Oct 19) - 31 OCT - 2
Overnight Service - Lauren Blakely (Oct 19) - 1 NOV - 2
Bene - Bethany-Kris (Nov 19) - 5 NOV - 2
Nothing Important Happened Today - Will Carver (Sept 19) - 11 NOV - 2
Ruthless Cross - Barbara Freethy (Nov 19) - 13 NOV - 2
Special Delivery - Lauren Blakely (Nov 19) - 14 NOV - 2
Twisted Twenty-Six - Janet Evanovich (Nov 19) - 16 NOV - 2
Once Upon A Red Hot Kiss - Lauren Blakely (Oct 19) - 17 NOV - 2
Horror-Ween - Heather Graham (Oct 19) - 19 NOV - 2
Snickerdoodle Secrets - Addison Moore (Nov 19) - 23 NOV - 2
At Death's Door - Sherrilyn Kenyon (Sept 19) - 25 NOV - 2
Where Winter Finds You - J.R. Ward (Nov 19) - 26 NOV - 2
Criss Cross - James Patterson (Nov 19) - 28 NOV - 2
A Dirty Job - Liliana Hart (Nov 19) - 29 NOV - 2
The 19th Christmas - James Patterson (Oct 19) - 30 NOV - 2
Chosen Mate - Katie Reus (Nov 19) - 30 NOV - 2
Man Cuffed - Sarina Bowen (Nov 19) - 1 DEC - 2
Tropical Dragon's Destiny - Zoe Chant (Sept 19) - 2 DEC - 2
Cold Queen - K. Webster (Oct 19) - 3 DEC - 2
Captain Dreamboat - Tawna Fenske (Oct 19) - 7 DEC - 2
Sugar Cookie Slaughter (Murder in the Mix, #18) by Addison Moore The Stalking (Krewe of Hunters #29) by Heather Graham Instant Attraction by Lauren Blakely Bayside Romance (Bayside Summers Book 5) by Melissa Foster Beni (The Guzzi Legacy, #4) by Bethany-Kris Lethal Agent (Mitch Rapp #18) by Vince Flynn Ruthless by Deborah Bladon Suspect in High Heels (High Heels Mysteries Book 10) by Gemma Halliday You Can Have Manhattan by P. Dangelico As Long As I Have You (London Sullivans 1) by Bella Andre Blood Night (Krewe of Hunters) by Heather Graham Devil's Food Cake Doom (Murder in the Mix #19) by Addison Moore Bailey (Confessions, #6) by Ella Frank Wicked Angel (Wicked Horse Vegas Book 6) by Sawyer Bennett Tricks & Treats by London Miller Overnight Service (Always Satisfied, #4) by Lauren Blakely Bene (The Guzzi Legacy, #5) by Bethany-Kris Nothing Important Happened Today by Will Carver Ruthless Cross (Off The Grid FBI #6) by Barbara Freethy Special Delivery (Always Satisfied #5) by Lauren Blakely Twisted Twenty-Six (Stephanie Plum, #26) by Janet Evanovich Once Upon A Red Hot Kiss (Heartbreakers Standalone Novella 1.5) by Lauren Blakely Horror-Ween (Krewe of Hunters) by Heather Graham Snickerdoodle Secrets (Murder in the Mix #20) by Addison Moore At Death's Door (Deadman's Cross, #3) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Where Winter Finds You (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #18) by J.R. Ward Criss Cross (Alex Cross, #27) by James Patterson A Dirty Job (J.J. Graves Mystery #7) by Liliana Hart The 19th Christmas (Women's Murder Club, #19) by James Patterson Chosen Mate (Crescent Moon #9) by Katie Reus Man Cuffed (Man Hands, #4) by Sarina Bowen Tropical Dragon's Destiny (Shifting Sands Resort, #10) by Zoe Chant Cold Queen by K. Webster Captain Dreamboat (Ponderosa Resort Romantic Comedies, #7) by Tawna Fenske

20. 🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).
Beneath a Scarlet Sky - Mark T. Sullivan (Title) - 21 SEPT - 1
The Last Testament of Lucky Luciano: The Mafia Story in His Own Words - Martin A. Gosch (Title) - 22 NOV - 1
Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan The Last Testament of Lucky Luciano The Mafia Story in His Own Words by Martin A. Gosch


message 13: by Shash (last edited Dec 06, 2019 09:08AM) (new)

Shash | 1476 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Levels:
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

101 Total Leaves

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
1 - The Pretend Princess by Lindzee Armstrong (9/20/19)
1 - Tabitha: Bride of Missouri by Amelia C. Adams (9/24/19)
1 - Jamie by L.L. Muir (9/28/19)
1 - The Bugler by L.L. Muir (10/1/19)
1 - The Lady in the Coppergate Tower by Nancy Campbell Allen (10/7/19)
1 - My Not So Wicked Stepbrother by Jennifer Peel (10/23/19)
1 - Rose Red by Caroline Lee (11/25/19)

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
1 - Once Enchanted by Marie Higgins (9/22/19) - fOliage
1 - Iain by Melissa Mayhue (9/25/19) - folIage
1 - On the Shores of Tregalwen by Deborah M. Hathaway (9/26/19) - fOliage
1 - Eleanor by Martha Keyes (9/29/19) - road trip
1 - Aunt Bessie Assumes by Diana Xarissa (10/4/19) - foliAge
1 - The Fearless Warrior by Kimberly Krey (11/12/19) - Foliage
1 - The Lone Warriors by Daniel Banner (11/12/19) - foLiage

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.
1 - Librarian's Legend by Caroline Lee (9/30/19)
"...the back of the chair like a deflated BALLOON..." (Loc 818)
1 - Her Prince Charming Boss by Cami Checketts (10/3/19)
"...the sensation of being in a hot-air BALLOON..." (Loc 211)
1 - The Vexatious Widow by Michelle Pennington (10/13/19) - in story
1 - The Unfortunate Debutante by Laura Beers (11/3/19) - in story

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover
2 - Match Me if You Can by Lindzee Armstrong (11/2/19) - MPG
Match Me if You Can (No Match for Love #7) by Lindzee Armstrong
1 - The Haunted Groom by Karly Stratford (11/22/19) - plays in a fb game

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover
1 - A Week in Brighton by Jennifer Moore, et. al. (10/31/19) - MC is a baker
1 - Gingerbread Wishes by Linda Carroll-Bradd (11/20/19) - MC is a baker

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.
1 - Seeking Mr. Debonair by Cami Checketts (9/29/19) - hot chocolate
1 - The Broken Warrior by Taylor Hart (11/19/19) - HoT
1 - The Redeemed Groom by Taylor Hart (11/19/19) - HoT
1 - The Chef, the Holidays & the Husband by Erica Penrod (11/26/19) - hot chocolate
1 - Her Cowboy Billionaire Best Friend by Liz Isaacson (11/29/19) - hot chocolate

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.
1 - The Ever After Groom by Carly Morgan (10/2/19) - MC visits family
1 - The Blindsided Groom by Heather Horrocks (10/2/19) - MC visits family
1 - Seeking Mr. Perfect by Jennifer Youngblood (10/10/19) - MC visits family.
1 - A Princess and Her Billionaire Scoundrel at Sea by Stephanie Fowers (10/22/19) - both
1 - The Hot Headed Patriot by Jennifer Youngblood (10/27/19) - MC visits family
1 - The About Face Groom by Karly Stratford (11/24/19) - MC visits family

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume
1 - Her Marriage Pact with the Billionaire by Lucy McConnell (9/26/19) - child
1 - To be Loved by the Earl by Kasey Stockton (10/3/19) - child
1 - The Peaceful Warrior by Daniel Banner (10/24/19) - child
1 - Miss Whitaker Opens Her Heart by Jennifer Moore (11/6/19) - child
1 - The Hunter's Tale by RaShelle Workman (11/18/19) - child
1 - A Cowboy for Christmas by Marcia Lynn McClure (12/4/19) - child

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story
1 - Marrying Miss Milton by Ashtyn Newbold (9/23/19) - thANksgiving
2 - Laurel: Bride of Arkansas by Carra Copelin (9/26/19)
1 - The Bighearted Groom by Karly Stratford (10/1/19) - thanKSgiving
2 - Between Christmas and Romance by Shanna Hatfield (11/8/19)
1 - The Midnight Groom by Taylor Hart (11/22/19) - THanksgiving

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover
1 - The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling (11/15/19)
The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Hogwarts Library, #3) by J.K. Rowling

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift
1 - Mistletoe Magic by Donna Hatch (11/6/19)
1 - Her Hollywood Fake Fiance by Taylor Hart (11/20/19)
2 - The Risky Groom by Carly Morgan (11/21/19)
1 - A Snowy White Christmas by Josie Riviera (11/24/19)
1 - Tails, Time, and St. Nick by Mary Leo (11/27/19)
2 - Christmas with the Recluse by Victorine E. Lieske (11/30/19)

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire
1 - Malcolm by Cathy MacRae (9/30/19) - bonfire
2 - Married by Christmas by Taylor Hart (11/20/19)

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019
2 - An Agent for Alexina by Laura Beers (9/24/19) - 9/6/19
2 - An Agent for Gillian by Ginny Sterling (9/27/19) - 9/5/19
2 - Lawfully Courted by Laura Beers (9/28/19) - 9/24/19
1 - The Honest Warrior by Daniel Banner (10/6/19) - 9/10/18
1 - Seeking Mr. Dependable by Cami Checketts (10/18/19) - 9/1/18
2 - The Duke's Second Chance by Jen Geigle Johnson (10/26/19) - 10/8/19
2 - Mostly Perfect by Heather B. Moore (10/28/19) - 9/26/19
2 - Mercer's Belles by Heather B. Moore, et. al. (11/11/19) - 9/17/19
1 - The Rogue Warrior by Cindy Roland Anderson (11/13/19) - 9/20/18
2 - Faceoff by Rebecca Connolly (11/17/19) - 11/12/19
1 - A Midwinter's Wedding by Melanie Cellier (11/17/19) - 11/11/17
2 - Keeping Christmas by Shanna Hatfield (11/27/19) - 11/7/19
2 - Christmas with the Captain by Holly Stevenson (11/28/19) - 10/22/19
2 - Mistletoe Magic by Laura Ann (11/28/19) - 10/21/19
2 - Mistletoe Mayhem by Laura Ann (11/30/19) - 10/28/19
2 - Her Football Boss Fake Fiance by Taylor Hart (12/1/19) - 11/18/19
2 - Mister Mistletoe by Laura Ann (12/1/19) - 11/4/19
2 - Mistletoe Mistake by Laura Ann (12/1/19) - 11/11/19
2 - Unmasking Lady Caroline by Mindy Burbidge Strunk (12/2/19) - 10/8/19
2 - Goodwill for the Gentleman by Martha Keyes (12/3/19) - 10/20/19
2 - Mistletoe Memories by Laura Ann (12/5/19) - 11/18/19
2 - Mistletoe Maverick by Laura Ann (12/6/19) - 11/25/19

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).
1 - Falling for You by Becky Wade (10/15/19) - truly thankful
1 - Breathless by Belle Calhoune (10/20/19) - truly thankful


message 14: by Tari (last edited Dec 01, 2019 05:21PM) (new)

Tari (thann) | 1122 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

20/20 books
Running points total: 20+4 bonus (24)

Levels:
5-10 leaves: Super Seasonal
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn--this one
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
LE-Lauren Elliott--Murder in the First Edition Lauren Elliott 9/22/19

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story ora book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze
It's Your Party, Die If You Want To (A Liv And Di In Dixie Mystery #2) by Vickie Fee Vickie Fee 9/28/19
pumpkin Ch. 24, loc. 2962 "Did you just eat the last pumpkin spice muffin?"
patchCh. 19, loc. 2405 "...he and Di seemed to be going through a rough patch in their relationship lately, I decided to go to bat for her instead."

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
L--Last Gasp Karen Chester 10/22/19 (no bonus)

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.
Fudge Bites (A Candy-coated Mystery #7) by Nancy CoCo Nancy CoCo 9/21/19

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.
Two Bites Too Many Debra H. Goldstein 9/24/19 Ch. 26, loc. 2898 "...the contrast between her sister's blonde cheerleader size and his massive clog-wearing, balloon clad body amused her, but today she felt..."

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover
Halloween Hijinks Kathi Daley 10/1/19 (no bonus)

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover
Tide and Punishment Bree Baker 9/23/19 (no bonus)

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.
Lucy having hot chocolate: Reading Up a Storm Eva Gates 9/27/19 Ch. 17 p 253 "A cup of steaming hot chocolate with two marshmallows bobbing on the top and a purring cat curled up on my lap was exactly what I needed right now."

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story
Takes place at the end of October before Halloween--Beyond a Reasonable Stout Ellie Alexander 10/2/19
Bonus: Hopefully it's ok that they just finished Oktoberfest, but they're still talking about it and cleaning up etc.

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.
Mary and Daniel go to see her parents and brother & family--Appliqued to Death: A Home Economics Mystery, book 1 Kathleen Suzette 9/26/19

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story--local house is thought to be haunted
Of Spice and Men Sarah Fox 10/5/19

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.
Muffin But Murder Victoria Hamilton 10/10/19

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume
Blueberry Cupcake Mystery Naomi Miller 10/9/19 (no bonus)

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story
Murder at Hartigan House Lee Strauss 10/3/19 (no bonus)

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover
Trees in the distance by the house, no bonus-- Hounds of the Basket Stitch by Anne Canadeo Anne Canadeo 10/6/19

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift--Zoe shops for a gift for Zak
Christmas Crazy (Zoe Donovan Mystery #3) by Kathi Daley Kathi Daley 10/17/19

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.
Alabama--A Potion to Die For Heather Blake 10/4/19

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire 1
Told from mc Sadie's pov: An Ale of Two Cities Sarah Fox 11/30/19 "The bonfire was part of the Winter Carnival. There was one every night for the duration of the festivities..." (ARC doesn't show chapters) Loc. 1787

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019
Pub. date: 10/15/19 (bonus)--Read and Buried Eva Gates 10/7/19

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).
Charlene was happy that she had 15 years with Jared before he died, and is now grateful for her new friend, Jack the ghost--Mrs. Morris and the Ghost Traci Wilton 9/25/19


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message 16: by Melanie (last edited Dec 14, 2019 12:49AM) (new)

Melanie | 20 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration:
September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Level: 21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE.
The Rescuers incredible stories of life-saving dogs by Laura Greaves The Rescuers: incredible stories of life-saving dogs - Laura Greaves - 9/21/2019
Pieces of My Sister's Life by Elizabeth Joy Arnold Pieces of My Sister's Life - Elizabeth Joy Arnold - 9/29/2019
What Remains of Her by Eric Rickstad What Remains of Her - Eric Rickstad - 10/5/2019
The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette by Carolly Erickson The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette - Carolly Erickson - 10/24/2019
The Storm Sister (The Seven Sisters) by Lucinda Riley The Storm Sister - Lucinda Riley - 12/11/2019

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles).
The Other Woman by Joy Fielding The Other Woman - Joy Fielding - 10/28/2019
The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney The Girl Before - J.P. Delaney - 11/11/2019

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT.
Women Talking by Miriam Toews Women Talking - Miriam Toews - 10/14/2019
The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth The Mother-in-Law - Sally Hepworth - 11/08/2019

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume
Seven Ancient Wonders (Jack West Jr, #1) by Matthew Reilly Seven Ancient Wonders - Matthew Reilly - 10/9/2019 - Lily is a child.
The Nanny Diaries  by Emma McLaughlin The Nanny Diaries - Emma McLaughlin - 10/20/2019 - Grayer is a child (Bonus- Nanny dresses up as a Teletubby.
A Kiss from Mr Fitzgerald by Natasha Lester A Kiss from Mr Fitzgerald - Natasha Lester - 11/25/2019 - Mary is a child (Bonus- MC dresses in costumes as a Follies dancer.)

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa Mornings in Jenin - Susan Abulhawa - 9/21/2019

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift
End of the Night Girl by Amy T. Matthews End of the Night Girl - Amy T. Matthews - 11/02/2019 - Set at Christmas BONUS- Lizzie goes gift shopping for her dad.

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south.
The Summer Girls by Mary Alice Monroe The Summer Girls - Mary Alice Monroe - 12/03/2019 - Set in South Carolina.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019
The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain The Dream Daughter - Diane Chamberlain - 11/04/2019 - Published October 2018.
Don’t You Cry by Cass Green Don’t You Cry - Cass Green - 11/16/2019 - Published September 2018.
The Six Sacred Stones (Jack West Jr, #2) by Matthew Reilly The Six Sacred Stones - Matthew Reilly - 11/30/2019 - Published November 2007
Twisted Twenty-Six by Janet Evanovich Twisted Twenty-Six - Janet Evanovich - 12/04/2019 - Published November 2019 (BONUS)

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).


message 17: by Karen ♐ (last edited Sep 28, 2019 08:10PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 882 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Level:
5-10 leaves: Super Seasonal
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Points: 4 leaves

Autumn Bucket List


1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles)
- 1 pt - Everything Bared Kristine Cayne - 9/20
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT
- 1 pt - The Royal Treatment: A Royal Reverse Harem Romance Teagan Kade - 9/19

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family
- Rocky Mountain Home Vivian Arend - 9/22

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story
- Wait for It Molly O'Keefe - 9/22
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).


message 18: by Grace (last edited Nov 24, 2019 09:35PM) (new)

Grace Worland | 943 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Level: 21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Points: 28 leaves

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE- Monstress, Vol. 2: The Blood-Marjorie M. Liu 10/10
Pillow Thoughts III: Mending the Mind-Courtney Peppernell 11/8
Bloom-Kevin Panetta 11/13

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze
Pumpkin Heads-Rainbow Rowell 10/4- "Meredith Gomez is probably delivering a baby in the corn maze right now" pg. 116 (Bonus)

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles)
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
Oblivion Song, Vol. 2-Robert Kirkman 10/4
The End and Other Beginnings: Stories from the Future-Veronica Roth 11/19
I Am Groot-Christopher Hastings 11/22
One Word Kill-Mark Lawrence 11/23

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT- One-Punch Man, Vol. 20-ONE 10/10

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story
Undead Girl Gang-Lily Anderson 10/19
Keep This to Yourself-Tom Ryan 11/24

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story
Attack on Titan, Vol. 28-Hajime Isayama 11/2
Jack the Ripper: Hell Blade Vol. 1-Je-tae Yoo 11/11

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume
The Broken Vow-Scott Westerfeld 10/9
Uzumaki: Deluxe-Junji Ito 11/21
Avatar: The Last Airbender: Smoke and Shadow-Gene Luen Yang 11/23

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story
Nightwing, Volume 1: Traps and Trapezes-Kyle Higgins 10/8
Biomega, Vol. 6-Tsutomu Nihei 11/8
Magical Girl Apocalypse, Vol. 16-Kentaro Sato 11/8

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover
Grimoire Noir by Vera Greentea Grimoire Noir-Vera Greentea 10/8
Boruto Naruto Next Generations, Vol. 1 Boruto Uzumaki!! by Ukyo Kodachi Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, Vol. 1: Boruto Uzumaki!!-Ukyo Kodachi 11/18

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book with birds (more than one) on the cover- Black Wings Beating (Skybound #1) by Alex London Black Wings Beating-Alex London 10/23

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire
Suicide Squad, Volume 2 Basilisk Rising by Adam Glass Suicide Squad, Volume 2: Basilisk Rising-Adam Glass

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019
亜人 15-Gamon Sakurai 10/10 (Bonus)

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order)- Suicide Squad, Volume 1: Kicked in the Teeth-Adam Glass 10/4


message 19: by Joanna (last edited Nov 16, 2019 06:46AM) (new)

Joanna (jari-chan) | 376 comments FINISHED November 16, 2019

Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Level: 21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Points: 27 leaves

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
Niederkofler, Christina - Apfel, Traube, Kastanie: Eine volksmedizinische Sammlung aus Südtirol mit Rezepten für Hausapotheke und Küche (Apple, Grape, Chestnut) (October 21, 2019)
Apfel, Traube, Kastanie Eine volksmedizinische Sammlung aus Südtirol mit Rezepten für Hausapotheke und Küche by Christina Niederkofler

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
Jonas Lüscher - Frühling der Barbaren (Barbarian Spring) (September 29, 2019)
Frühling der Barbaren by Jonas Lüscher
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
Jussi Adler-Olsen - Fasandræberne (The Absent One) (September 26, 2019)
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.
Mazetti, Katarina - Die Karlsson-Kinder (4) Diebe und Dämonen (Thieves and Demons) (October 31, 2019)
Die Karlsson-Kinder (4) Diebe und Dämonen by Katarina Mazetti

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.
Yasmine Galenorn - Darkness Raging (October 20, 2019)
"Our news went over like a lead balloon. But there had been so many lead balloons lately(...)" - page 165

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

Stephen Green - Football: Learn to Play Football - The Ultimate Guide to Understand Football Rules, Football Positions, Football Statistics and Watch a Football Game Like a Pro!
Football Learn to Play Football - The Ultimate Guide to Understand Football Rules, Football Positions, Football Statistics and Watch a Football Game Like a Pro! (football, fantasy football) by Stephen Green

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

Lin, Harper - Americanos, Apple Pies, and Art Thieves (November 02, 2019)
Americanos, Apple Pies, and Art Thieves (A Cape Bay Cafe Mystery #5) by Harper Lin

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.
Betty Smith - Ein Baum wächst in Brooklyn (A Tree grows in Brooklyn) Hot chocolate (September 30, 2019)

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

Swobodnik, Sobo - Oktoberfest (November 07, 2019)

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.
Pat Barker - Tobys Zimmer (Toby's Room) (September 24, 2019)

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story
Charlotte Perkins Gilman - The Yellow Wallpaper (October 05, 2019)

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.
Andreas Eschbach - Halloween (October 15, 2019)

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume
Ray Bradbury - The Halloween Tree (October 06, 2019)

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
Kurt Vonnegut - Schlachthof 5 oder Der Kinderkreuzzug (Slaughterhouse 5) (September 23, 2019)
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
Jack London - Der Ruf der Wildnis (Call of the Wild) (October 17, 2019)
Der Ruf der Wildnis by Jack London
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

Timms, Lexi - Christmas with the Boss (November 15, 2019)
Christmas with the Boss (Managing the Bosses #11) by Lexy Timms

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.
Amann, Jürg - Lebenslang Vogelzug (Lifelong Bird Migration) (November 12, 2019)
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18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

Pratchett, Terry - Der Winterschmied (Wintersmith) (November 10, 2019)

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
Emily St. John Mandel - Station Eleven Published September 09, 2014 (September 30, 2019)
🍁Bonus: published in 2019

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).
Dmitry Glukhovsky - FUTU.RE (September 30, 2019)


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JennyR (mortimerknits) | 623 comments Welcome, everyone! You are linked up.


message 21: by Sue (last edited Nov 24, 2019 09:34PM) (new)

Sue Lauzon | 197 comments Leaves accumulated to date: 5

Going for the 21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall level

Start Date: September 22, 2019


Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Levels:
5-10 leaves: Super Seasonal
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
Ring and a Promise by Andrea Edwards
Both Author's initials are found in APPLE


2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
Late Bloomer by Fern Michaels 10/26/19
Main character drives across the country (from California to PA) to live with her grandmother.


4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.
The Family Beach House by Holly Chamberlin 10/07/19
The main family in the story gather for summer vacation at their family beach house (including the person I considered the main character)


11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover
Mating For Life by Laura Abbot
Mating For Life by Laura Abbot

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.
Not Just Another Cowboy by Carol Finch 10/18/19
Book takes place in

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019
Big Guns Out of Uniform by Sherrilyn Kenyon (published in November) 11/21/19

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order


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Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Levels:
5-10 leaves: Super Seasonal
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall


Autumn Bucket List

🍂 1. Go apple picking
🍁Author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover:
1 pt ❧ ~ EL~: Spin the Dawn ★★★★ 26 November


2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Maze in the story OR At least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover:
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze
1 pt ❧ ~ Cover: The Power of Habit Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg ★★★ 24 September

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (exc. articles) OR Character takes a road trip:
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
1 pt ❧ Title: Love That Dog ★★★★ 31 October
2 pt ❧ Road Trip: The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart ★★★★★5 November
1 pt ❧ Title: Island of the Blue Dolphins ★★★ 12 November
1 pt ❧ Title: Genius: The Game ★★★ 27 November

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Hot-air balloon in the story OR Balloon on the cover OR The word balloon in the text.
1 pt ❧ All: A Tangle of Knots (A Tangle of Knots, #1) by Lisa Graff ★★★ 8 November

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover
2 pt ❧ Football item on cover: Pop by Gordon Korman ★★★★5 November

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Author's initials can be found in HOT OR MC drinks hot chocolate or hot cider:
1 pt ❧ ~Author's Initials (H): The Bride Test by Helen Hoang ★★★ 14 October

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Main character visits family or family visits MC:
1 pt ❧ ~ MC visits family (grandparents via dog sled): Diamond Willow ★★★ 24 September
1 pt ❧ ~ MC visits family (Dad's farm): My Not So Perfect Life ★★★ 26 October
1 pt ❧ ~ MC visits family (Grandmother's house: The Book Jumper by Mechthild Gläser ★★★ 15 December

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story
1 pt ❧ ~ Horror: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown ★★ 3 October
2 pt ❧ ~ Haunted House: The Diviners ★★★ 22 November

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume
1 pt ❧ ~ Child/little sister: Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging ★★★ 4 October
2 pt ❧ ~ MC dresses a Black Panther: A Good Kind of Trouble ★★★★ 17 November
2 pt ❧ ~ MC dresses as a clown: Fix Her Up ★★★ 7 December

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 MC attends a dinner party OR Author's first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story
2 pt ❧ ~ Thanksgiving dinner: Maybe This Time ★★★ 9 October
2 pt ❧ ~ Thanksgiving dinner: Counting Thyme ★★★★ 10 November

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover
1 pt ❧ ~ Trees on cover: The Luck Uglies (The Luck Uglies, #1) by Paul Durham ★★★ 4 December

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift
2 pt ❧ ~ Shops for gifts: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet ★★★★★ 20 October

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.
1 pt ❧ ~ Texas: Uninvited (Uninvited, #1) by Sophie Jordan ★★★ 3 November
1 pt ❧ ~ Kentucky: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek ★★★★★ 8 December


18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire
2 pts:❧ ~ Bonfire: I'll Give You the Sun ★★★ 24 September "Thanks to the moon and the bonfire..." p. 319Michigan vs. the Boys

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019
1 pts:❧ ~ Published October 2017: Greetings from Witness Protection! ★★★★ 13 October
1 pts:❧ ~ Published September 2018: The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein ★★★ 18 October
1 pts:❧ ~ Published October 2017: Far from the Tree ★★★★★ 24 October
2 pts:❧ ~ Published October 2019: Maybe He Just Likes You ★★★★ 28 October
2 pts:❧ ~ Published September 2019: Dear Haiti, Love Alaine★★★★ 10 November
2 pts:❧ ~ Published October 2019: Michigan vs. the Boys ★★★★ 28 November
2 pts:❧ ~ Published November 2019: Supernova ★★★★★ 21 November

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).
1 pts:❧ ~ Thankful for surviving: Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption ★★★ 16 October
1 pts:❧ ~ Thankful for surviving: All We Have Left ★★★★★ 24 October
1 pts:❧ ~ Thankful for surviving: Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two ★★★★ 10 November
1 pts:❧ ~ Thankful for dog & hockey: Checked ★★★★ 16 November
1 pts:❧ ~ Title: THe immortAl life of heNrietta lacKS ★★★ 12 December


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Christina (AKA Babbling) (babblingbookreviews) | 236 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Levels:
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Autumn Bucket List
25 Leaves

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.

author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE
1 pt Prince of Fools by Mark Lawrence 5 October 2019 ★★★
1 pt Wicked Weaves by Joyce Lavene 11 October 2019 ★★★
1 pt Prose and Cons by Amanda Flower 17 October 2019 ★★★★
1 pt Topped Chef by Lucy Burdette 24 October 2019 ★★★★
1 pt 4.50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie 24 November 2019 ★★★★
1 pt The Real Macaw by Donna Andrews 28 November 2019 ★★★★★
1 pt Claimed in Shadows by Lara Adrian 29 November 2019 ★★★
1 pt Hallowe'en Party by Agatha Christie 6 December 2019 ★★★
1 pt The Phoenix Illusion by Lisa Shearin 17 December 2019 ★★★


Prince of Fools (The Red Queen's War, #1) by Mark Lawrence Wicked Weaves (A Renaissance Faire Mystery, #1) by Joyce Lavene Prose and Cons (Magical Bookshop, #2) by Amanda Flower Topped Chef (Key West Food Critic Mystery #3) by Lucy Burdette 4.50 from Paddington (Miss Marple, #8) by Agatha Christie The Real Macaw (Meg Langslow, #13) by Donna Andrews Claimed in Shadows (Midnight Breed, #15) by Lara Adrian Hallowe'en Party (Hercule Poirot #39) by Agatha Christie The Phoenix Illusion (SPI Files #6) by Lisa Shearin


2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover

title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE

1 pt Last Train to Istanbul by Ayşe Kulin 25 October 2019 ★★★★
1 pt Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers 29 October 2019 ★★★★★
1 pt Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble by H.P. Mallory 2 November 2019 ★★★
1 pt Lady with a Black Umbrella by Mary Balogh 7 November 2019 ★★★★★
1 pt Anything for Her by Janice Kay Johnson 9 November 2019 ★★★★★
1 pt A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton 15 November 2019 ★★★
1 pt Eidolon by Grace Draven 22 November 2019 ★★★★★
1 pt The Last Star by Rick Yancey 30 November 2019 ★★★★
1 pt Emma by Jane Austen 15 December 2019 ★★★★★

Last Train to Istanbul by Ayşe Kulin Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1) by Robin LaFevers Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble (Jolie Wilkins, #1) by H.P. Mallory Lady with a Black Umbrella by Mary Balogh Anything for Her by Janice Kay Johnson A is for Alibi (Kinsey Millhone, #1) by Sue Grafton Eidolon (Wraith Kings, #2) by Grace Draven The Last Star (The 5th Wave, #3) by Rick Yancey Emma by Jane Austen


4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.

one of the author's initials can be found in HOT
1 pt The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s by William I. Hitchcock
1 pt Trapped by Kevin Hearne 20 October 2019 ★★★
1 pt Hunted by Kevin Hearne 28 November 2019 ★★★
1 pt Shattered by Kevin Hearne 13 December 2019 ★★★
1 pt Her Lone Wolf by Paige Tyler 20 December 2019 ★★★★

The Age of Eisenhower America and the World in the 1950s by William I. Hitchcock Trapped (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #5) by Kevin Hearne Hunted (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #6) by Kevin Hearne Shattered (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #7) by Kevin Hearne Her Lone Wolf (X-Ops, #2) by Paige Tyler

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

trees on the cover
1 pt A Will and a Way by Nora Roberts 17 November 2019 ★★★★

A Will and a Way by Nora Roberts

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).


THANKS
1 pt Neanderthal Seeks Human by Penny Reid 1 October 2019 ★★★

Neanderthal Seeks Human (Knitting in the City, #1) by Penny Reid


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Kellene | 398 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Level: 11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn

Points: 22 leaves

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE.
Alex Erickson Death by Coffee 9/27/19
Harper Lin Tea, Tiramisu, and Tough Guys 10/3/19
Ellery Adams Peach Pies and Alibis 10/17/19

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
A Pinch of Sea Salt and a Dash of Murder (Outer Banks Baker Mystery #1) by Phoebe T. Eggli Phoebe T. Eggli 10/20/19

🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE.
A Ghostly Light Juliet Blackwell 10/19/19
In a Witch's Wardrobe Juliet Blackwell . 11/21/19

🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover- Bicycle Family Ghouls (A Greek Ghouls Mystery #1) by Alex A. King by Alex A. King 11/12/19

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover
Pumpkins in Paradise (Tj Jensen Paradise Lake Mystery #1) by Kathi Daley Kathi Daley 10/27/19

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker
Buttercream Bump Off Jenn McKinlay 10/7/19

🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT
Harper Lin Cappuccinos, Cupcakes, and a Corpse 9/30/19
Harper LinLattes, Ladyfingers, and Lies 11/25/19
Harper Lin Granny Undercover 12/2/19

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character. Granny's Got a Gun by Harper Lin . 11/30/19 MC visits her son and grandson regularly

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story The Hostess with the Ghostess . E.J. Copperman 9/29/19

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story Snowmen in Paradise by Kathi Daley 10/31/19- Ashley (8) and Gracie (5), TJ's sisters, are recurring characters in series

🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover Majoring In Murder (Murder, She Wrote, #19) by Jessica Fletcher Jessica Fletcher . 11/17/19
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas The Nightingale Before Christmas by Donna Andrews 11/5/19
Holiday Grind by Cleo Coyle 11/29/19

🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south A Killer Plot by Ellery Adams 11/5/19 . set in NC

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
Death is a Cabaret (Nov. 2001) Deborah Morgan 10/8/19
The Weedless Widow (Oct. 2002) Deborah Morgan 11/10/19

🍁Bonus: published in 2019 Murder in the Reading Room by Ellery Adams 11/2/19

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).


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Lukutar ☘ (lukutarbooks) | 7 comments Trying out!

Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

The Wicked Deep - Main character goes to bonfire in the story. Finished 25th of September.

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).


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Celia Buell (celiareadsbooks) | 1141 comments 6 leaves

Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or with an apple on the cover.
The Christmas Wishing Tree (Eternity Springs, #15) by Emily March - 1 leaf (Author initial E) - 12/18
Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or with at least 50% orange/yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE or where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
A Rock and a Hard Place An American Geologist's Adventures in Africa by George Zelt - 2 leaves (road trip + land rover on cover) - 9/30
Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or with a jack o' lantern on the cover or with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.
Educating Esmé Diary of a Teacher's First Year by Esmé Raji Codell - 1 leaf ("...like buttons, balloons, magazines..." p.49) - 10/31
Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.

Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.

Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a MPG of horror or where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or where the MC throws a Halloween party.

Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover
The Tree of Red Stars by Tessa Bridal - 2 leaves (trees on cover + fall foliage on cover) - 12/9
Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or with birds (more than one) on the cover.

Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire
Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston - 2 leaves (Bonfire in story + MC goes to a bonfire) - 12/19
Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019

Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or with all the letters of THANKS in the title (any order).


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Debbie (debbiegray) | 386 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Levels:
5-10 leaves: Super Seasonal
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order)


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Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Autumn Bucket List

21+ Leaves: Fantastic Fall

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE.
Across the Horizon by Aly Martinez - 10/13
Across the Horizon by Aly Martinez

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling - 11/2 - a maze is task 3 of the Triwizard Tournament
BONUS: p. 181: "Pumpkin juice spread steadily over the tablecloth..." and p. 551: "The Triwizard Cup will be placed in the middle of the maze."
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4) by J.K. Rowling

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
On the Way to the Wedding by Julia Quinn - 11/2
BONUS: carriage on cover
On the Way to the Wedding (Bridgertons, #8) by Julia Quinn

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with the word balloon in the text.
The Perfect Girlfriend by Karen Hamilton - 11/3 - loc 3914: "She adds a teddy-bear balloon..."

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover
I Bet You by Ilsa Madden-Mills - 10/10 - MPG Sports and MC plays football + BONUS: football on the cover
I Bet You by Ilsa Madden-Mills

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker.
Baking and Babies by Tara Sivec - 11/8 - MCs Marco & Molly are both pastry chefs
Baking and Babies (Chocoholics, #3) by Tara Sivec

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green -10/4 - Initial H found in HOT
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing (An Absolutely Remarkable Thing, #1) by Hank Green

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text.
Overnight Sensation by Sarina Bowen - 10/27 - p. 1: "I lift my beer bottle high...." ;p. 249: "I think I made a speech about the importance of sausage." (majority of story also takes place in October)
Overnight Sensation (Brooklyn, #2) by Sarina Bowen

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family.
Endless Stretch of Blue by Riley Hart - 11/5 - Enzo visits his family every Sunday for dinner, Damon visits his mother in the nursing home every Saturday
Endless Stretch of Blue by Riley Hart

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
Hawke by Sawyer Bennett - 11/10 - Chapt 22 - Hawke & Vale watch Nightmare on Elm Street on Halloween
Hawke (Cold Fury Hockey, #5) by Sawyer Bennett

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.
That Divorce by Jillian Dodd - 11/9 - Characters throw a Halloween party
That Divorce (That Boy, #4) by Jillian Dodd

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story
Keepsake by Sarina Bowen - 10/02 - Maeve is a 3-year-old child in the story.
Keepsake (True North, #3) by Sarina Bowen

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party
Comfort Food by Sierra Riley - 10/01 - Martin attends a fundraising dinner party where he meets Tyler.
Comfort Food by Sierra Riley

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover.
Souls Unfractured by Tillie Cole - 11/12 - trees on cover
Souls Unfractured (Hades Hangmen, #3) by Tillie Cole

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas
Let it Snow by John Green - 11/28 - takes place on Christmas
Let it Snow by John Green

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south.
Caught Running by Madeleine Urban - 10/15 - takes place in Georgia
Caught Running by Madeleine Urban

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire
Eleven Scandals to Start to Win a Duke's Heart by Sarah MacLean - 10/30 - 76%: "...as they waited for the bonfire to be lit."
BONUS: Main characters attend a bonfire in the town square known as Guy Fawkes Bonfire Night
Eleven Scandals to Start to Win a Duke's Heart (Love By Numbers, #3) by Sarah MacLean

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
Making Faces by Amy Harmon - 12/11 - published October 2013
Making Faces by Amy Harmon

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling - 10/14 - all letters of THANKS in the title
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3) by J.K. Rowling


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SANDYE (sandye_c) | 1114 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Date Started: September 20, 2019
Date Completed: November 14, 2019

Level: 21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall
LEAVES COLLECTED: 22

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE
a.) A Deadly Delivery (Psychic Cafe 1) by April Fernsby - 10/5/19 - +1
b.) Cookies and Buried Secrets (Sandy Bay 3) by Amber Crewes- 10/28/19 - + 1

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
a.) Meredith Potts Halloween Cozy Mystery Set by Meredith Potts - 10/16/19
Meredith Potts Halloween Cozy Mystery Set by Meredith Potts - +1

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) OR character takes road trip 🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
a.) Title begins with letter in FOLIAGE - Fit to Be French Fried: A Felicia's Food Truck One Hour Mystery (Felicia's Food Truck 1) by Celia Kinsey - 10/20/19
Fit to Be French Fried (Felicia's Food Truck One Hour Cozies Book 1) by Celia Kinsey + 2
b.) Title begins with letter in FOLIAGE - Autumn Leaves: Chick-lit Anthology by Samantha Bond - 10/31/19 + 1
c.) Character takes road trip - Turkey Day: Thanksgiving Stories and Jokes for Kids by Uncle Amon - 11/3/19 - LOC 119 - We'll have a road trip. Just you and me, buddy! + 1
d.) Title begins with letter in FOLIAGE - Give Thanks: Thanksgiving Stories for Kids by Uncle Amon - 11/3/19 + 1

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.
a.) Candy Corn Crime (Oh! Fudge 2) by Grace Lemon - 10/20/19 - LOC 728 - go for a walk with Smudge to enjoy the decorated porches and carved JACK-O-LANTERNS + 1

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.
a.) Moonshine & Murder (Moonshine Hollow 1) by Kathleen Brooks - 11/8/19 - LOC 456 - Zoey's head felt as if it were floating like a BALLOON while her body tingled. + 1
b.) Snuffed Out (Deadline Cozy Mysteries 2) by Sonia Parin - 11/9/19 - Pg. 54 - "It might have been a BALLOON," Eve said.

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover
a.) Fruit Pie with a Side of Danger (Danger in Treasure Cove 2) by Meredith Potts - 10/13/19 +1
Fruit Pie with a Side of Danger (Danger in Treasure Cove Cozy Mystery Book 2) by Meredith Potts

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.
a.) Milkshakes and Murder (Mom and Christy 3) by Christy Murphy - 10/19/19 - Pg. 123 - I grabbed a handful of marshmallows and packed it into my hot chocolate before eating a few on their own + 1
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT
a.) THE KING NEARLY DEAD: Satirical tale by Orlando Fernandes - 10/26/19 - +1
b.) Mocha and Murder (Mom & Christy 4) by Christy Murphy - 11/5/19 - LOC 1064 - Mom had made us three hot chocolates + 1

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where family visits the main character.
a.) The Sculling Boat: A Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mystery (Lizzie Borden Girl Detective 5) by Richard Behrens - 10/20/19 - Lizzie's grandpa visits her one evening and listens to her story about solving a mystery for her sister Emma + 1
b.) Don't Close Your Eyes (Stephanie Chalise 1) by Lawrence Kelter - 10/29/19 - MC visits her mom frequently

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
a.) Who Murdered Uncle Ebenezer? A Bene Girls Mystery (Bene Girls 1) by S.F. Nightingale - 10/27/19 - +1

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south
a.) If You'd Just Listened to Me in the First Place... by Barbara Venkataraman - 10/20/19 - set in Louisiana - +1
b.) The Apology by Essa Alroc - 11/14/19 + 1

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
a.) The Accidental Hero by Joshua Graham - 10/20/19 - Published in November 2010
b.) That Old Witch! (Coffee Coven Capers 1) by M.Z. Andrews - 11/11/19


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DenXXX (dencross) | 1505 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).


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Chelsea Jones (chelspels) | 451 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Levels:
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Completed: 12/21 tasks

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE.
The Crisis of Islam: Holy War and Unholy Terror - Bernard Lewis (Last initial L.) (10/6/19)

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.

The Warning by James Patterson The Warning - Stephen King (10/1/19)

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE or a book where a character takes a road trip.
Auctioned to the Aldridge Brothers - Hollie Hutchins (10/7/19)

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.
Took: A Ghost Story - Mary Downing Hahn (10/22/19)

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.
Quantico - Greg Bear (12/14/19) :William visits his father, Griff:

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
The Drowned Girl - Sara Blaedel (10/20/19)

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
Joyland - Stephen King (10/22/19)

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover
October Kiss by Kristen Ethridge October Kiss - Kristen Ethridge (10/10/19)

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
Love at Mistletoe Inn: A December Wedding Story - Cindy Kirk

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds on the cover.
Murder, Interrupted - James Patterson (10/27/19) ::Set in Texas and Mississippi::

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
The Silent Women - Sara Blaedel (10/9/19)

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).


Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (shuga) | 176 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Levels:
5-10 leaves: Super Seasonal
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order)


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Cindy III | 282 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Levels:
5-10 leaves: Super Seasonal
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
The Golden Compass - Philip Pullman

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).


message 38: by ✨ Vittoria ✨ (last edited Dec 24, 2019 07:38AM) (new)

✨ Vittoria ✨ | 621 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019


Level: 21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

My points: 55

TASKS:

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.

✦ Pride And Prejudice by Jane Austen - 07 Oct 19 [1 point]
✦ Words With Fiends by Ali Brandon - 19 Oct 19 [1 point]
✦ Something Read, Something Dead by Eva Gates - 15 Dec 19 [1 point]
✦ Read and Buried by Eva Gates - 19 Dec 19 [1 point]

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Words With Fiends (A Black Cat Bookshop Mystery, #3) by Ali Brandon Something Read, Something Dead (Lighthouse Library Mystery, #5) by Eva Gates Read and Buried (Lighthouse Library Mystery, #6) by Eva Gates

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze.

✦ Tears of Pearl by Tasha Alexander - 25 Nov 19 [2 points] (view spoiler)

Tears of Pearl (Lady Emily, #4) by Tasha Alexander

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover.

✦ Fatal Fixer-Upper by Jennie Bentley - 21 Sep 19 [1 point]
✦ A Fitting End by Melissa Bourbon - 24 Sep 19 [1 point]
✦ The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien - 17 Oct 19 [2 points]
✦ Literally Murder by Ali Brandon - 26 Oct 19 [1 point]
✦ Ragione e Sentimento by Jane Austen - 31 Oct 19 [2 points]
✦ Elementary, She Read by Vicki Delany - 27 Nov 19 [1 point]
✦ Flipped Out by Jennie Bentley - 04 Dec 19 [1 point]

Fatal Fixer-Upper (A Do-It-Yourself Mystery, #1) by Jennie Bentley A Fitting End (A Magical Dressmaking Mystery #2) by Melissa Bourbon The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1) by J.R.R. Tolkien Literally Murder (Black Cat Bookshop Mystery #4) by Ali Brandon Ragione e Sentimento by Jane Austen Elementary, She Read (A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery, #1) by Vicki Delany Flipped Out (A Do-It-Yourself Mystery, #5) by Jennie Bentley

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

✦ A Novel Way to Die by Ali Brandon - 11 Oct 19 [1 point] (view spoiler)

A Novel Way to Die (Black Cat Bookshop Mystery, #2) by Ali Brandon

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

✦ The Dark Enquiry by Deanna Raybourn - 02 Oct 19 [1 point] (view spoiler)

The Dark Enquiry (Lady Julia Grey, #5) by Deanna Raybourn

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover.

✦ A Killing Notion by Melissa Bourbon - 21 Nov 19 [1 point]

A Killing Notion (Magical Dressmaking Mysteries) by Melissa Bourbon

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover.


8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.

✦ Why Kings Confess by C.S. Harris - 29 Nov 19 [1 point]

Why Kings Confess (Sebastian St. Cyr, #9) by C.S. Harris

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story.


10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.

✦ A Dark and Twisting Path by Julia Buckley - 29 Sep 19 [1 point]
✦ A Crafter Hooks a Killer by Holly Quinn - 30 Sep 19 [1 point]
✦ Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky - 28 Oct 19 [1 point]
✦ Plaster and Poison by Jennie Bentley - 18 Nov 19 [1 point]

A Dark and Twisting Path (A Writer's Apprentice Mystery) by Julia Buckley A Crafter Hooks a Killer A Handcrafted Mystery by Holly Quinn Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky Plaster and Poison (A Do-It-Yourself Mystery #3) by Jennie Bentley

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story.


12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

✦ Spackled and Spooked by Jennie Bentley - 29 Sep 19 [1 point]
✦ Death Overdue by Allison Brook - 26 Nov 19 [1 point]

Spackled and Spooked (A Do-It-Yourself Mystery, #2) by Jennie Bentley Death Overdue (The Haunted Library Mysteries, #1) by Allison Brook

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume.

✦ A Crafter Knits a Clue by Holly Quinn - 28 Sep 19 [1 point]
✦ Murder in the Mystery Suite by Ellery Adams - 15 Oct 19 [1 point]
✦ Hitting the Books by Jenn McKinlay - 09 Nov 19 [1 point]
✦ Emma by Jane Austen - 12 Nov 19 [1 point]
✦ Buried in the Stacks by Allison Brook - 30 Nov 19 [1 point]
✦ Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling - 13 Dec 19 [1 point]

A Crafter Knits a Clue (A Handcrafted Mystery, #1) by Holly Quinn Murder in the Mystery Suite (Book Retreat Mysteries #1) by Ellery Adams Hitting the Books (Library Lover's Mystery, #9) by Jenn McKinlay Emma  by Jane Austen Buried in the Stacks (The Haunted Library Mysteries, #3) by Allison Brook Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story.

✦ Death Waits in the Dark by Julia Buckley - 01 Oct 19 [1 point]
✦ A Perilous Undertaking by Deanna Raybourn - 05 Oct 19 [1 point]
✦ Death in the Stacks by Jenn McKinlay - 13 Oct 19 [1 point]
✦ Sonetti by William Shakespeare - 06 Nov 19 [1 point]

Death Waits in the Dark (A Writer's Apprentice Mystery #4) by Julia Buckley A Perilous Undertaking (Veronica Speedwell, #2) by Deanna Raybourn Death in the Stacks (Library Lover's Mystery, #8) by Jenn McKinlay Sonetti by William Shakespeare

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover.

✦ A High-End Finish by Kate Carlisle - 27 Sep 19 [1 point]
✦ This Old Homicide by Kate Carlisle - 16 Nov 19 [1 point]
✦ Eaves of Destruction by Kate Carlisle - 06 Dec 19 [1 point]

A High-End Finish (Fixer-Upper Mystery, #1) by Kate Carlisle This Old Homicide (A Fixer-Upper Mystery, #2) by Kate Carlisle Eaves of Destruction (Fixer-Upper Mystery #5) by Kate Carlisle

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift.

✦ Read and Gone by Allison Brook - 28 Nov 19 [2 points]
✦ Deck the Hallways by Kate Carlisle - 02 Dec 19 [1 point]

Read and Gone (The Haunted Library Mysteries, #2) by Allison Brook Deck the Hallways (A Fixer-Upper Mystery, #4) by Kate Carlisle

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

✦ Pleating for Mercy by Melissa Bourbon - 20 Sep 19 [1 point]
✦ Deadly Patterns by Melissa Bourbon - 25 Sep 19 [1 point]
✦ A Custom-Fit Crime by Melissa Bourbon - 26 Sep 19 [1 point]
✦ Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray - 03 Nov 19 [1 point]

Pleating for Mercy (A Magical Dressmaking Mystery, #1) by Melissa Bourbon Ramirez Deadly Patterns by Melissa Bourbon A Custom-Fit Crime (A Magical Dressmaking Mystery #4) by Melissa Bourbon Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire.

✦ Forza del male by Cate Tiernan - 14 Nov 19 [1 point]
✦ Body on Baker Street by Vicki Delany - 17 Dec 19 [1 point]

Forza del male (Dark Magic, #5) by Cate Tiernan Body on Baker Street (A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery, #2) by Vicki Delany

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019.

✦ Better Late Than Never by Jenn McKinlay - 09 Oct 19 [1 point]
✦ Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas - 23 Oct 19 [1 point]
✦ Crowned and Moldering by Kate Carlisle - 20 Nov 19 [1 point]
✦ Word to the Wise by Jenn McKinlay - 23 Nov 19 [2 points]
✦ New Moon by Stephenie Meyer - 08 Dec 19 [1 point]

Better Late Than Never (Library Lover's Mystery, #7) by Jenn McKinlay Tower of Dawn (Throne of Glass, #6) by Sarah J. Maas Crowned and Moldering (Fixer-Upper Mystery #3) by Kate Carlisle Word to the Wise (Library Lover's Mystery, #10) by Jenn McKinlay New Moon (Twilight, #2) by Stephenie Meyer

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).

✦ Mortar and Murder by Jennie Bentley - 22 Nov 19 [1 point]
✦ Strangers in Death by J.D. Robb - 21 Dec 19 [1 point]

Mortar and Murder (A Do-It-Yourself Mystery, #4) by Jennie Bentley Strangers in Death (In Death, #26) by J.D. Robb


message 39: by Allison (last edited Dec 28, 2019 02:24PM) (new)

Allison (allison302) | 297 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

17 leaves

Levels:
5-10 leaves: Super Seasonal
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert (author's first name starts with E)- 11/10/19= 1 leaf
Red Clocks by Leni Zumas (author's first name starts with L)- 12/18/19= 1 leaf

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze
Born to Wander Recovering the Value of Our Pilgrim Identity by Michelle Van Loon by Michelle Van Loon (yellow cover)- 11/1/19= 1 leaf
A Previous Engagement by Stephanie Haddad by Stephanie Haddad (yellow cover) -12/10/19 = 1 leaf

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah (starts with G)- 11/25/19 = 1 leaf

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.
Love Always by Harriet Evans- 11/18/19 = 1 leaf

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story
Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins MC (hosts a dinner party)- 12/13/18 = 1 leaf

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift
Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella- main character shops for lots of gifts- 12/15/19 - 2 leaf

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019
Cilka's Journey by Heather Morris (published Oct 2019) -10/19/19 = 2 leaves
The Truth about College Admission: A Family Guide to Getting in and Staying Together by Brennan E Barnard (published Sept 2019) - 10/24/19 = 2 leaves
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes (published Oct 2019)- 11/2/19 = 2 leaves
Here in Spirit: Knowing the Spirit Who Creates, Sustains, and Transforms Everything Jonathan K. Dodson(Published in September 2018) - 11/14/19= 1 leaf

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order)
The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters by Balli Kaur Jaswal (letters of THANKS in the title) - 11/28/19 = 1 leaf


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JennyR (mortimerknits) | 623 comments Cindy, Vittoria, Allison - welcome!


message 41: by Vanessa (last edited Nov 20, 2019 01:17PM) (new)

Vanessa | 234 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Levels:
5-10 leaves: Super Seasonal
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie 9/30
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
Double Fudge Brownie Murder by Joanne Fluke 10/8
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.: Full Throttle by Joe Hill 10/12
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley 11/2
"her hair like a hot-air balloon" Page 261

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke 10/23

Strawberry Shortcake Murder by Joanne Fluke 10/24
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson 9/27
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie 10/15
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
Growing Things and Other Stories by Paul Tremblay 9/27
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.
Hallowe'en Party by Agatha Christie 10/27

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover
The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson 10/17
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume


14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
The Diva Runs Out of Thyme by Krista Davis 11/19
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett 11/9
Wyrd Sisters (Discworld, #6; Witches #2) by Terry Pratchett
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).

Total: 17


message 42: by Rina (last edited Dec 25, 2019 04:55AM) (new)

Rina | 1084 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Levels:
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Points: 25

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
Bitten, Kelley Armstrong, 03.10.2019 - 1 point
Burn for Me, Ilona Andrews, 19.10.2019 - 1 point
Todesmal, Andreas Gruber, 20.10.2019 - 1 point
Why There Is No God: Simple Responses to 20 Common Arguments for the Existence of God, Armin Navabi, 22.10.2019 - 1 point
Miss Frost Solves A Cold Case: A Nocturne Falls Mystery, Kristen Painter, 27.10.2019 - 1 point
Dead Eye, Alyssa Day, 27.10.2019 - 1 point
Wildfire, Ilona Andrews, 06.11.2019 - 1 point
Diamond Fire, Ilona Andrews, 07.11.2019 - 1 point
Love You Hate You Miss You, Elizabeth Scott, 09.11.2019 - 1 point
Hallowe'en Party, Agatha Christie, 11.11.2019 - 1 point
Время секонд хэнд, Svetlana Alexievich, 25.11.2019 - 1 point
Sea of Shadows, Kelley Armstrong, 16.12.2019 - 1 point

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
Das Geheimnis des Tanzmeisters, Julie Klassen, 15.10.2019 - 1 point
The Ghost Who Loved Diamonds, Bobbi Holmes, 13.11.2019 - 1 point
A Family Affair, Rex Stout, 12.11.2019 - 1 point
The Game Warden of Black Swamp, Quentin Wallace, 18.11.2019 - 1 point
Echo Killer, Christi Daugherty, 05.12.2019 - 1 point

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019
Hidden Star, Nora Roberts, 04.10.2019 - first published October 28th 1997 - 1 point
The Queen B* Strikes Back, Crista McHugh, 18.10.2019 - Published September 29th 2015 - 1 point
Dragon to the Rescue, Terry Bolryder, 05.12.2019 - published in October 2019 - 3 points
Ninth House, Leigh Bardugo, 07.12.2019 - Published October 8th 2019 - 3 points

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).


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Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1514 comments The Lost Challenges
Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration:
9/20/2019 - 12/21/2019

Progress: 0 out of 21+
Levels:
5-10 leaves: Super Seasonal
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

🍂 For each task completed, collect 1 leaf. Collect 2 leaves by completing the bonus task.

🍂 You may use a task as many times as you like.

Your goal is to collect as many leaves as possible by the end of autumn.

Scoring: Score 1 leaf for each book read that fits a task plus 1 leaf for each bonus task completed.

EXAMPLE:
TASK: Read a book with food on the cover (Bonus: Apple or pumpkin on the cover)
You read a book with food on the cover = 1 leaf

You read a book with an apple on the cover = 1 leaf for the food item + 1 leaf for the apple = 2 leaves

Please keep a record of your points total at the top of your post.

CHALLENGE RULES
🍂 Each book may only be used for one task.
🍂 For each book that you read please post a link to the book, the author and the date you finished it.
🍂 If it isn't obvious, please explain how your book fits a task.
🍂 Where more than one option is given for a task, please state which option your book relates to.
🍂 If the task relates to the cover of your book, please post the cover.
🍂 All genres and formats welcome.
🍂 Re-reads are allowed.
🍂 No page minimum.
🍂 To count a book towards a challenge you must finish it after the start date of the challenge.

🍂 When you have finished please re-post your whole challenge as a new message or you will not be considered to have completed the challenge and we will not be able to award your Hall of Fame badge

🍂 If you don't hit the level you were aiming for by the deadline, please re-post your challenge anyway as you may still be eligible for a lower level badge.

Please use the TLC STANDARD RULES when participating in this challenge. If you are not familiar with these rules, please click on the link and read them over.

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).


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Josie (j_osie) | 48 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Levels:
5-10 leaves: Super Seasonal
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.

11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover

16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).


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myfortressofbooks | 30 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019
Date Started: October 31, 2019

Tasks Completed: 10/20
Books Read: 11/12


Levels:
5-10 leaves: Super Seasonal
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn
21+ leaves: Fantastic Fall
🍂 Leaves Collected: 13 🍂 Achieved Amazing Autumn

Autumn Bucket List:

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE or a book with an apple on the cover.
✓ Cruel Crown | Victoria Aveyard | 10/19 | 1 pt.
Author's last initial is 'A' for Apple

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover.
🍁Bonus: two of the following words in the text: pumpkin, patch, corn, maze
✓ Pumpkinheads | Rainbow Rowell | 10/11 | 2 pts.
50% Orange & Yellow Cover
Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell
Bonus: Pg 4 | "MVPPP Most Valuable Pumpkin Patch Person..."
✓ To Best the Boys | Mary Weber | 23/11 | 1 pt.
Book with a maze in the story

3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles) or a book where a character takes a road trip.
🍁Bonus: vehicle on the cover
✓ Illusions of Fate | Kiersten White | 31/10 | 1 pt.
Title starts with letter 'I' in FOLIAGE

4. Carve a pumpkin
🍂 Read a book where a character carves a pumpkin or a book with a jack o' lantern on the cover or a book with the word jack o' lantern in the text.

5. Take a hot-air balloon ride
🍂 Read a book with a hot-air balloon in the story or a book with a balloon on the cover or a book with the word balloon in the text.

6. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game.
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover
✓ Heartstopper: Volume One | Alice Oseman | 11/11 | 1 pt.
On panels 123 & 124 we can see the MC Charlie (& his class I guess) are playing football during PE...

7. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker or a book with a pie on the cover.
🍁Bonus: apple or pumpkin pie on the cover

8. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT or a book where the main character drinks hot chocolate or hot cider.
✓ Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine | Gail Honeyman | 03/11 | 1 pt.
Author's last initial is 'H' in HOT

The Cruel Prince | Holly Black
Author's first initial is 'H' in HOT

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
🍂 Read a book with the words beer and sausage in the text or a book that takes place in October.
🍁Bonus: Oktoberfest in the story

10. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character.
✓ The Winter King | C. L. Wilson | 09/11 | 1 pt.
(view spoiler)


11. Go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of horror or a book where the main character watches a scary movie.
🍁Bonus: haunted house in the story
✓ Heartstopper: Volume Two | Alice Oseman | 11/11 | 1 pt.
In panel 469 Charlie, Nick & Nick's friends meet up to watch a scary movie.

12. Throw a Halloween party
🍂 Read a book that almost entirely takes place on Halloween or a book where the MC throws a Halloween party.

13. Give out candy to trick o’ treaters
🍂 Read a book with a child in the story or a book with candy on the cover.
🍁Bonus: the main character wears a costume

14. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book where the MC attends a dinner party or a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING.
🍁Bonus: Thanksgiving dinner in the story
✓ An Ember in the Ashes | Sabaa Tahir | 16/11 | 1 pt.
Both initials of the author is in THANKSGIVING

15. Rake your leaves and jump in the pile
🍂 Read a book with trees on the cover or a book with something on the cover that appears to be jumping.
🍁Bonus: trees with fall foliage on the cover
16. Start Christmas shopping
🍂 Read a book that takes place at Christmas or a book with a Christmas scene on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character shops for a gift

17. Watch geese flying south for the winter
🍂 Read a book that takes place in the south or a book with birds (more than one) on the cover.
✓ Origin | Jennifer L. Armentrout | 12/11 | 1 pt.
Multiple birds on the cover:
Origin (Lux, #4) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

18. Build a bonfire
🍂 Read a book with a bonfire in the story or a book with fire on the cover.
🍁Bonus: main character goes to a bonfire

19. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year.
🍁Bonus: published in 2019
✓ Gideon the Ninth | Tamsyn Muir | 07/11 | 2 pts.
Published in September 2019

20. Remember what you’re thankful for
🍂 Read a book with an MC that is truly thankful for something in their life or a book with all the letter of THANKS in the title (any order).


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Frankie Johnson | 1545 comments Reading the Seasons - Fall 2019
Duration: September 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019

Level:
11-20 leaves: Amazing Autumn

9/9 Completed 11 leaves. Finish!!

Autumn Bucket List

1. Go apple picking
🍂 Read a book where the author's first or last initial can be found in APPLE. 1pt.
Emily Goodwin-Cheat Codes 10/25/19
Cheat Codes (Dawson Family, #1) by Emily Goodwin

2. Visit a pumpkin patch or go to a corn maze
🍂 Read a book with a maze in the story or a book with at least a 50% orange and/or yellow cover. 1pt.
The Marriage Clock-Zara Raheem 10/01/19
The Marriage Clock by Zara Raheem


3. Take a drive in the country to see the fall foliage
🍂 Read a book whose title begins with a letter in FOLIAGE (excluding articles). 1pt.
The Last Letter-Rebecca Yarros 10/31/19
The Last Letter by Rebecca Yarros

4. Go to a football game
🍂 Read a book with a main page genre of sports or a book where the main character goes to or plays in a football game. 2pts
🍁Bonus: a football item on the cover
Football Sundae-Daryl Banner 11/05/19
Football Sundae by Daryl Banner

5. Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
🍂 Read a book where the MC is a baker. 1pt.
Accidental Romeo-Nicole Snow 10/29/19
Accidental Romeo by Nicole Snow

6. Drink hot spiced cider or hot chocolate
🍂 Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in HOT. 1pt.
Layla Hagen-Your Fierce Love 11/03/19
Your Fierce Love (The Bennett Family #7) by Layla Hagen

7. Visit your relatives
🍂 Read a book where the main character visits family or family visits the main character. 1pt.
Your One True Love-Layla Hagen 11/04/19
Your One True Love (The Bennett Family, #8) by Layla Hagen

8. Host Thanksgiving dinner
🍂 Read a book with an author whose first and last initials are found in THANKSGIVING. 1pt.
Kandi Steiner-Legacy 10/29/19
Legacy (Palm South University, #4) by Kandi Steiner

9. Curl in front of a fire with a warm blanket, and a good book.
🍂 Read a book published in September, October, or November of any year. 2pts
🍁Bonus: published in 2019 (Published Oct 2019)
Shadows-Kristen Proby 11/07/19
Shadows (Bayou Magic #1) by Kristen Proby


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