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message 1: by SRC Moderator (last edited Jul 20, 2020 05:14AM) (new)

SRC Moderator | 5012 comments Mod
The Summer 2020 Challenge began at 00:00, ET June 1, 2020 and will end at midnight, 24:00, ET, August 31, 2020.

This is where you will need to post information about completed tasks - updates to the Readerboard will be based on what is posted HERE AND ONLY HERE.

Please do not delete or edit any post in this thread!! Even if the post is not reflected on the Readerboard yet, I've often logged the post on my spreadsheet already and I will not know that you've made the changes. I do not go backwards in this thread to pick up points. If you need to make a change, just make a new post.

Please refer to the Posting Requirements for what must be included, and to the Rules of the Challenge and FAQs that will help us keep the challenge running smoothly.

NOTE re switching books already posted:
First, identify and "unclaim" any tasks involved in your book changes with a separate post for each task involved. Include the task number, the options used, and a link to each book originally claimed.
(Remember to copy a post, click "edit" at the bottom of the post, and copy from that screen to copy the html)

Next, do a new post, claiming any task involved in the changes. This must be a complete task posting, with all information required by the task, the options chosen, and the books claimed. No different from an original post.



NOTES:
1. You MUST post a link to books claimed for a task. Be sure that you have linked to the correct edition. See How-to and links to books in your completed task posts. The links must be posted with the individual task - a list of links elsewhere in the post is not sufficient.
2. If you are claiming a Golden Oldies ticket you must specifically request a ticket along with the individual task by claiming "Golden Oldie" and stating the original publication year. A list of titles or years elsewhere in the post is not sufficient.
3. If you are claiming a Big Book ticket, you must claim it along with the individual task post and specifically state that it is a Big Book ticket claim. You must include the number of pages in the book, and a link to the edition you used to establish page count. Simply including the number of pages or providing a list of books elsewhere in the post is not sufficient.
4. If you claim a book that only exists in e-book form, you MUST provide either a line reference to the approved book spreadsheet or the post number in which the book was approved. See the ebook only verification thread.
5. If the task requires a cover element, you MUST include the cover when you post.
6. If the task has options, you MUST indicate the options. Remember to include all "Required" task elements.
7. If your book was approved in the Help Thread for the task, the Genre Verification thread, the Not Really for Kids thread, or the Not Really a Graphic Novel thread, indicate that in your post.
8. Include only ONE task per post.
9. Include your point total in your post.

Any problems with task postings will be posted in the Questions/Problems thread. Please post there if you have a question about your points, Golden Oldies or Big Books.

Good luck and have fun!


message 2: by Sophie (new)

Sophie (drsophie) | 368 comments Sophie

15.7 2020 Hurricane names match author name
The Viscount's Runaway Wife by Laura Martin

Laura an Atlantic hurricane name

Total 15


message 3: by Meghanly (new)

Meghanly | 327 comments 25.1 Hair Love
Option 3: Read a book that is short, between 100-200 pages, inclusive.
Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty by Christine Heppermann

Option 4: Read a graphic novel or graphic memoir (MPG Sequential Art>Graphic Novels)
Through the Woods by Emily Carroll

Points this Post: 25
Total Points: 25
Total Books Read: 2
Total Pages Read: 315
Big Books Read: 0


message 4: by Joanne (new)

Joanne (joabroda1) | 1014 comments Joanne MI

15.9 - Facts Matter!

Read a nonfiction book with one of the original trivial pursuit genres listed on its main page -

I chose History

The Last Voyage of the Lusitania

-Genre was noted in message # 2 of Help Thread

Points this task 15
Total Points 15


message 5: by Meghanly (new)

Meghanly | 327 comments 10.7 What Angels Eat
Read a book set at least 50% in one of these top producing watermelon locations: China, Turkey, Iran, Brazil, Uzbekistan, Algeria, Spain, Greece, Italy, in the United States- Texas, Florida, Georgia, California.

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
This book is set in Florida.

Points this Post: 10
Total Points: 35
Total Books Read: 3
Total Tasks Completed: 2
Total Pages Read: 528
Big Books Read: 0


message 6: by Jessica (new)

Jessica (bookwrm526) | 1462 comments Bookwrm526

Task #10.2 - “A Boy's Best Friend Is His Mother.”
Read a book with a main page genre Horror or Thriller. I read The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix.

Total points so far: 10


message 7: by Darlene (new)

Darlene | 658 comments 10.6 Get Counted

# of pages found in 3,939,326 and/or 16 and or 17

The Deep by Rivers Solomon The Deep

166 pages

Points this post: 10

Total Points: 10


message 8: by Amanda (new)

Amanda Lemes (hoodoomends) | 190 comments hoodoomends

5.6 - Somebody Set the Clock
× the letters VCR found in any order in the title/subtitle, series title, and/or author's name ×

A Contadora de Filmes by Hernán Rivera Letelier

(Contadora; RiVera)

×-×-×-×-×

This post
Points: 5
GO: -
BB: -

Total
Points: 5
GO: -
BB: -


message 9: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7793 comments Delicious Dee

5.6 - Somebody Set the Clock
Murder on Marble Row - Victoria Thompson - VCR found in ViCtoRia

Points this Post: 5
Total Points: 5


message 10: by Deborah (new)

Deborah | 1411 comments Deborah

Post #1

15.7 - Hurricane season is here again!

Taming Demons for Beginners by Annette Marie

Using MARIE from the Pacific list

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2020_Pa...

Points this post: 15
Total Points: 15
Books Read: 1
Tasks Done: 1


message 11: by Ritika (new)

Ritika (ritikap) | 213 comments 10.10 - "You Like Me, You Really Like Me"

Read a book with an average rating of at least 3.5
Persephone

Rating at the time of posting - 3.82

Points this task: 10
Books read this task: 1
Golden oldie claimed this task: 0
Big book claimed this task: 0

Total points: 10
Total Tasks completed: 1
Total Golden oldies: 0
Total Big Book tickets: 0
Total books read: 1


message 12: by Anja (new)

Anja Vuković | 356 comments Anja

15.9 - Facts Matter!
Read a nonfiction book with one of the original trivial pursuit genres listed on its main page - geography, entertainment, history, arts or literature, science or nature, sports or leisure.
The Hitler Book by Henrik Eberle
History 36 users

POINTS:
Points This Post: 15
Points Total: 15
Big Books: 500(0) 750(0) 1000(0)
Golden Oldies: 0
Completed Tasks: 1


message 13: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 1624 comments 5.7 - Mysterious Women
Sticks and Stones by Katherine Firkin

Total this Post: 5
Golden Oldies:
Bigger is Better:
Season Total: 5



message 14: by Shala (new)

Shala | 72 comments 5.7 Mysterious Women
Read a book written by a female author that ALSO has the MPG Mystery, Thriller, or Dystopia.

Murder in the Mystery Suite by Ellery Adams

Total this post: 5
Golden Oldies:
Bigger is Better:
Season Total: 5


message 15: by Anja (new)

Anja Vuković | 356 comments Anja

5.7 Mysterious Women
Read a book written by a female author that ALSO has the MPG Mystery, Thriller, or Dystopia.
The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal
Mystery 91 users

POINTS:
Points This Post: 5
Points Total: 20
Big Books: 500(0) 750(0) 1000(0)
Golden Oldies: 0
Completed Tasks: 2


message 16: by Amanda (new)

Amanda Lemes (hoodoomends) | 190 comments hoodoomends

5.10 - Carefree Summer Days
× my choice ×

O Olho

**I'm claiming a GO ticket (1st published in 1930)**

×-×-×-×-×

This post
Points: 5
GO: 1
BB: -

Total
Points: 10
GO: 1
BB: -


message 17: by Alex (new)

Alex | 229 comments Rockynook

10.2 - “A Boy's Best Friend Is His Mother.”

MPG horror or thriller

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

Points this Post: 10
Total Points: 10


message 18: by Wanda (last edited Jun 02, 2020 11:10AM) (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 1695 comments Oma1229

5.7 - Mysterious Women

Read a book written by a female author that ALSO has the MPG Mystery, Thriller, or Dystopia. Works with multiple authors will work as long as all contributors meet the task criteria.

Above the Bay of Angels by RHYS BOWEN

Total Points-5/1205
Total Tasks-1/65
Golden Oldie Books-(2)
Big Books-500-749(1);750-999(1); 1000+()



message 19: by Laure (last edited Jun 02, 2020 11:42AM) (new)

Laure (goodreadscomlaure) | 474 comments LaureY

5.4 - Lights, Camera, Action!

Read a book from your chosen list.
Required: Include a LINK to the Listopia you used.
Best Action Romance SciFi Fantasy
Page 1

Grimspace by Ann Aguirre

Points this post: 5
Total points: 5
Total Books:1
Total Tasks: 1


message 20: by Katie (last edited Jun 02, 2020 01:59PM) (new)

Katie (goodreader_ktkizzie) | 38 comments KTKIZZIE

5.7 - Mysterious Women A Deadly Cliché by Ellery Adams

Read a book written by a female author that ALSO has the MPG Mystery, Thriller, or Dystopia. Works with multiple authors will work as long as all contributors meet the task criteria.

Total points: 5
Total Tasks completed: 1
Total Golden oldies: 0
Total Big Book tickets: 500(0) 750(0) 1000(0)
Total books read: 1


message 21: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 1624 comments 10.8 - Go Your Own Way
When We Were Vikings by Andrew David MacDonald
List: February 2020 Indie Next List

Total this Post: 10
Golden Oldies:
Bigger is Better:
Season Total: 15



message 22: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7793 comments Delicious Dee

5.2 - I'd Watch That
Obsidian - found on pg1, #65 position


Points this Post: 5
Total Points: 10


message 23: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7793 comments Delicious Dee

10.7 - What Angels Eat
The Nickel Boys - set in/around Tallahassee Florida


Points this Post: 10
Total Points: 20


message 24: by Trish (last edited Jun 02, 2020 11:16PM) (new)

Trish (trishhartuk) | 2594 comments trishhartuk

5.7 Mysterious Women

Read a book written by a female author that ALSO has the MPG Mystery, Thriller, or Dystopia.

The Westing Game, Ellen Raskin
Shelved as Mystery by 3,451 users
US AR Quiz No. 144 EN Fiction. AR Quiz Information IL: MG - BL: 5.3 - AR Pts: 8.0,
AR Quiz Types: RP, LS, VP

Points this task: 5
Books read: 1
Golden oldie/Big book: No

Total points: 5
Tasks completed: 1
Golden oldies: 0
Big book tickets: 0


message 25: by Lois (new)

Lois | 2018 comments 20.10 - Group Reads


My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman

discussion post #2

Points this post: 20
Total points: 20


message 26: by Cat (last edited Jun 03, 2020 01:31AM) (new)

Cat (cat_uk) | 2480 comments Task 30.1 - “STAY HOME / STAY SAFE”

one book option: 600+pages

read a book that
1) has one person on the cover and
2) is part of a 5+ long series

The Final Empire
The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1) by Brandon Sanderson
7 books in the series: https://www.goodreads.com/series/4091...
647 pages - claiming 1 BB tix

========
30 points
1 BB tix


message 27: by Roxana (new)

Roxana Dreptu (lamelemon) | 92 comments 10.9 - Turn It Up
the first letter of every book title word appears in a song title

chosen song: Paradise City

Pablo, the alpaca. Scrisoarea by Marian Godină

Points this post: 10
Total points: 10
Big Books: 0
Golden Oldies: 0
Page count: 144


message 28: by Nick (last edited Jun 03, 2020 07:18AM) (new)

Nick (doily) | 2603 comments Nick KY

30. 11 - Sandy's Task: Escape!

Your two books combined should have at least 500 pages. No books with the main page genre children or kids may be used.

1. Escape to another world. Read a book with the main page genre Science Fiction, Fantasy, or Science Fiction Fantasy, standalone or embedded.

I read Blindness by José Saramago 326 pp

2. Escape to another country. Read a book set at least 50% in a country you have never visited. State in your post that you have never visited the country. REQUIRED: If the setting is not clear in the GR description or metadata, include a link to a source establishing the setting.

I read Still Waters in Niger by Kathleen Hill I have never visited Niger. 206 pp

Points This Post: 30
Total Points So Far: 30


message 29: by Wanda (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 1695 comments Oma1229

5.1 - See You at the Movies

Read a book written by a single author with at least one initial found in the word: MOVIES. Any initial (first, middle, last) may be used.

Twisted Twenty-Six by Janet Evanovich

Total Points-10/1205
Total Tasks-2/65
Golden Oldie Books-(2)
Big Books-500-749(1);750-999(1); 1000+()


message 30: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7793 comments Delicious Dee

5.1 - See You at the Movies
I say Who What and Where - Merce Cardus


Points this Post: 5
Total Points: 25


message 31: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7793 comments Delicious Dee

15.4 - A Record Setting Leading Performer
Movie: Morning Glory (1933)
1 book option
Love on a Spring Morning - Zoe York - Morning in title; Zoe York is female

Points this Post: 15
Total Points: 40


message 32: by Lauren (new)

Lauren (laurenjberman) | 1720 comments LAUREN JODI

10.4 - Ready For A Closeup

Just Kiss Me by Rachel Gibson
Heroine is an actress.

~~~~~~~~~~
Points This Post: 10
Total Points: 10/1205
Total Books Read: 1
Tasks Completed: 1/65


message 33: by Jessica (new)

Jessica (bookwrm526) | 1462 comments Bookwrm526

Task #5.2 - I'd Watch That!
Read a book found on the Books That Should Be Made Into Movies Listopia. I read The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (IL: MG+), from page 1 of the list, position 36 at time of posting.

Total points so far: 15


message 34: by Lauren (new)

Lauren (laurenjberman) | 1720 comments LAUREN JODI

10.10 - "You Like Me, You Really Like Me"

The Bastard Billionaire by Jessica Lemmon
Rating: 3.98

~~~~~~~~~~
Points This Post: 10
Total Points: 20/1205
Total Books Read: 2
Tasks Completed: 2/65


message 35: by Meg (new)

Meg (megscl) | 1726 comments MEGSSCL
5.7 - Mysterious Women

Messenger by Lois Lowry, genre dystopia

TOTAL TO DATE
5 points


message 36: by Jayme (new)

Jayme (jaymetheghostreader) | 3017 comments Jayme(the ghostreader)
5.8 Harry turns 40
The Matchmakerby Elin Hilderbrand
Published 2014
Task +5
Grand total: 5


message 37: by Melissa (new)

Melissa Harris | 81 comments MelissaH
20.10 - Group Reads

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman

discussion post #3

Points this post: 20
Total points: 20


message 38: by Julia (new)

Julia (julia103) | 1889 comments Julia103

5.6 - Somebody Set the Clock

Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi (V in Avi, CR in Cross)
AR bookfinder: IL: MG - BL: 5.0 - AR Pts: 7.0

This post: 5 points
Total points: 5
Tasks completed: 1
Books read: 1


message 39: by Jennie-Lee~abookishwonderer~ (last edited Jun 03, 2020 08:19PM) (new)

Jennie-Lee~abookishwonderer~ (abookishwonderer) 5.7- Mysterious Women

Task: Read a book written by a female author and has a MPG of mystery, thriller or dystopia.

I've Got You Under My Skin by Mary Higgins Clark (MPG mystery)

Points this Post: 5
Total points: 5/1205
Tasks Completed: 1/65
Total Books: 1
Golden Oldies Tickets: 0
Big Book Tickets: 0


message 40: by Pamela (new)

Pamela (pamela3265) | 981 comments Pamela3265

10.9 - Turn It Up

Song: Under the Boardwalk

Book: “The Whispered Dance of Bees” by Carol Warburton

Points This Post: 10
Total Points: 10
Golden Oldie books this post: 0
Total Golden Oldie books: 0
Big Book Tickets this post: 0
Total Big Book Tickets: 0
Big Books - 500+: 0
Big Books - 750+: 0
Big Books - 1000+: 0


message 41: by Laure (last edited Jun 04, 2020 02:34AM) (new)

Laure (goodreadscomlaure) | 474 comments Laurey

5.6 - Somebody Set the Clock
Read a book with the letters VCR found in any order in the title/subtitle, series title, and/or author's name.

Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs

Points this post: 5
Total points: 10
Total Books:2
Total Tasks: 2


message 42: by Meera (new)

Meera | 127 comments Meera

5.5 - Summer Blockbusters

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline - I am using "Train" which is part of the blockbuster movie, How to Train a Dragon.

Points this post: 5
Total Points: 5
Total Books: 1
Total Tasks: 1


message 43: by Heather(Gibby) (last edited Jun 04, 2020 06:31AM) (new)

Heather(Gibby) (heather-gibby) | 947 comments 5.1 - See You at the Movies
Read a book written by a single author with at least one initial found in the word: MOVIES
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan

New Points: 5
Total Points: 5


message 44: by Nick (new)

Nick (doily) | 2603 comments Nick KY

5.1 See you at the MOVIESThe Plough and the Stars by Seán O'Casey, although only one initial need be in the target word, both inits are in "mOvieS."

Points This Post: 5
Total Points So Far: 35


message 45: by Anja (new)

Anja Vuković | 356 comments Anja

20.5 - Bigger is Better - MegSCL's Task: Cover Tropes
Option 1: Back to the History - Read a book with the main page genre Historical Fiction and one or more people facing away from you on the cover.
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #1) by Heather Morris

POINTS:
Points This Post: 20
Points Total: 40
Big Books: 500(0) 750(0) 1000(0)
Golden Oldies: 0
Completed Tasks: 3


message 46: by Sheila (new)

Sheila (sheilaj) | 2253 comments 30.1 - Mazza1's Task: “STAY HOME / STAY SAFE”
OPTION 1 Book 1:
A. Read a book with a SINGLE word title
Blame by Jeff Abbott Blame by Jeff Abbott
and
OPTION 1 Book 2:
C. Read a book that is part of a series of at least 5 books
Taken (Elvis Cole, #15; Joe Pike, #4) by Robert Crais Taken by Robert Crais
(Elvis Cole and Joe Pike #15)

30


message 47: by Andy (new)

Andy Plonka (plonkaac) | 3590 comments Andy P.
Task # 10.3 - This is CNN.

Read a NONFICTION book that includes the letters CNN, at least one C and two Ns, in the title and/or subtitle.
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard
Nonfiction mpg
C in Republic,
N in Destiny
N in Medicine
Points this post: 10
Total points: 10


message 48: by Shala (new)

Shala | 72 comments 10.6 Get Counted

Read a book that has a number of pages that can be found in 3,939,326 and/or 16 and/or 17 (Ohio, the 17th state). Numbers may only be used as often as they appear in 39393261617.

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

327 pgs.

Posts this post: 10
Posts Total: 15
Big Books:
Golden Oldies:


message 49: by Kaora (last edited Jun 04, 2020 12:01PM) (new)

Kaora (ophelja) | 1145 comments Kaora

30.1 - Mazza1's Task: “STAY HOME / STAY SAFE”

Option 2: One Book Option
A Traitor to Memory (Inspector Lynley, #11) by Elizabeth George (Book #11)

B. Read a book with a SINGLE person on the cover – it does not need to be a full figure, as long as it can be seen as a single person

C. Read a book that is part of a series of at least 5 books

Approved here: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

** Claiming 3 Big book tokens for 1009 pages

Total Points: 30
Big Book: 3


message 50: by Alex (new)

Alex | 229 comments Rockynook

20.2 - Ciprian's task: Mindfulness
Option 2 - Read a book from the Road Trip Books list
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (on page 7 of the list)

Points this Post: 20
Total Points: 30


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