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Each month we will give you a list of 50 themed words to find in your books.

*There is no limit to how many words you can get per book.
*For each word please post a link to the book, the author, the date you finished it, plus the page number/location and a partial sentence where you found the word.
*Any reasonable forms are accepted.

EXAMPLE -
Apple - A Touch of Ice - L.J. Charles (1/10/16)
...weakness for apple pie, heavy... (loc. 245)

Any genre/format is fine.
Re-reads are OK.
No page minimum.
To count a book towards the challenge you must read the majority of it after the start date of the challenge.
Please post a partial list of the challenge when you sign up.

At the end of the month please re-post your whole challenge as a new message so that we can award your Hall of Fame badge!

(Even if you don't hit the level you were aiming for, you can still claim a badge for the words you did get.)


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September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Choose your level:

Dish: 10-20 words
Bedding: 21-40 words
Furniture: 41-50 words

List:
1. Alarm
2. Armoire
3. Blanket
4. Blinds
5. Book
6. Broom
7. Bucket
8. Carpet
9. Chair
10. China
11. Clock
12. Couch
13. Curtains
14. Dish
15. Dresser
16. Dryer
17. Fan
18. Forks
19. Furnace
20. Glass
21. Hammer
22. Heater
23. Iron
24. Knife/Knives
25. Lamp
26. Linens
27. Microwave
28. Mop
29. Mug
30. Napkins
31. Oven
32. Pan
33. Paper
34. Phone
35. Photos
36. Pillow
37. Pitcher
38. Plate
39. Radio
40. Rug
41. Saw
42. Sheets
43. Sofa
44. Spoon
45. Suitcase
46. Table
47. Towel
48. TV
49. Vacuum
50. Washer


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message 3: by JoAnne (last edited Sep 12, 2020 06:58AM) (new)

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September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Furniture: 41-50 words
50/41-50

List:


Unbind Sarah Michelle Lynch 9/2/20
1. Alarm p 130 ...to his place and set an alarm so I could get to...
3. Blanket p 222 ...laid on the couch under a blanket, some fizz in...
4. Blinds p 191 ...through the blinds, I could see the Rockefeller and more besides.
5. Book p 190 She’s a closed book, yet a never-ending story.
7. Bucket p 293 ...film, a rom-com or a bucket of chicken?
8. Carpet p 258 “Sweep all this under the carpet then, yeah?
9. Chair p 214 ...chest in the chair, more than a chill in the air.
25. Lamp p 43 ...chrome, the bulbous ceiling lamps—blurred in...
26. Linens p 193 ...apartment, such as bed linen, kitchen utensils and dinnerware.

The Far End of Happy Kathryn Craft 9/3/20
11. Clock p 4 She glanced at the clock.
12. Couch p 69 ...seat; she sat on the couch.
14. Dish p 133 ...Sophia, dish up some of Janet's...
15. Dresser p 2 ...jeans from her dresser and finger...
16. Dryer p 67 ...grown brittle in the dryer.
17. Fan p 82 ...mother was also a fan of happy hour.
18. Forks p 137 ...to ask for a plastic fork,...
20. Glass p 153 ...a glass of iced tea...
21. Hammer p 150 ...nail hammered into a beam...
22. Heater p 162 ...until the water heater recharged;...
23. Iron p 127 ...had ironed the curls right...
24. Knife p 39 ...be a knife to the heart.
28. Mop p 32 Today was mopping.
29. Mug p 68 ...side of a plastic mug.
30. Napkins p 10 ...tapped beer, slid napkins, and pocketed...
33. Paper p 45 ...gathered up his papers, gave...
34. Phone p 4 She crumpled the note and dialed the phone.
35. Photos p 49 ...of Jeff's photos had proven.
36. Pillow p 1 ...propped a pillow against the wall behind her…
37. Pitcher p 250 ...or a pitcher of something...
38. Plate p 251 ...fix him a plate, bring it...
39. Radio p 256 ...near the radios now...
40. Rug p 253 ...this woven rug beneath her feet;...
41. Saw p 16 Ronnie saw no point in arguing.
42. Sheets p 66 Two sheets of paper...
44. Spoon p 133 ...lick the spoon.
45. Suitcase p 87 ...if it were a suitcase, then...
46. Table p 111...over to the next table?
47. Towel p 150 ...and sun-dried towels, all the...
48. TV p 142 ...in front of the TV, the...
49. Vacuum p 155 ...bumping a vacuum cleaner down...

HeartStrings Savannah Kade 9/3/20
13. Curtains p 490 ...floors, the open curtains, and light airy feeling.
50. Washer p 382 ...it behind the washer and the stray cat...

Love Notes Savannah Kade 9/4/20 (The Wilder Books #3)
2. Armoire p 827 ...way over to her armoire, and pulled...
6. Broom p 623 She had handed him the broom, and taken up the dustpan for herself.
10. China p 603 ...sending shards of china skittering across the smooth...
27. Microwave p 916 She heard the microwave ding, and...

Music & Lyrics Savannah Kade 9/4/20 (The Wilder Books #4)
31. Oven p 979 ...cup brewer and the toaster oven, but you...
32. Pan p 997 ...while she got two pans for Sophie...
43. Sofa p 1078 ...on her little sofa, thinking that she...

Running Blind Lee Child 9/12/20
19. Furnace p 52 A furnace.


message 4: by Daniel (last edited Sep 30, 2020 12:03PM) (new)

Daniel Hanson-Brown (dozerpup711) | 2457 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Choose your level:
Dish: 10-20 words
Bedding: 21-40 words
Furniture: 41-50 words

50/50

List:
1. ALARM - loc. 1107 “Grundy exclaimed with alarm.”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
2. ARMOIRE - p. 156 “...so she can build an armoire.”
Blame It on Bianca Del Rio: The Expert on Nothing with an Opinion on Everything by Bianca Del Rio 9/15/20
3. BLANKET - loc. 1091 “...their blanket of dirt...”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
4. BLINDS - p. 211 “...a window, blinds drawn up...”
What Fate Portends by Clara Coulson 9/28/20
5. BOOK - loc. 1334 “In a book of weird Mundane monsters.”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
6. BROOM - loc. 193 “...take a broom to it!”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
7. BUCKET - p. 139 “...got this rust bucket paid off...”
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire 9/7/20
8. CARPET - loc. 243 “...traveling by magic carpet...”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
9. CHAIR - loc. 1454 “...a rickety wooden chair...”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
10. CHINA - p. 207 “...people in China will hear me.”
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire 9/7/20
11. CLOCK - p. 59 “...the clock, if it was going...”
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard 9/3/20
12. COUCH - p. 27 “...Goodwill-issue couch.”
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire 9/7/20
13. CURTAINS - p. 105 “...shadows parted like curtains...”
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire 9/7/20
14. DISH - p. 37 “...until food was in the dish.”
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire 9/7/20
15. DRESSER - p. 28 “...and dressers high-piled with pewter plates...”
Madam Crowl's Ghost and the Dead Sexton by J. Sheridan Le Fanu 9/14/20
16. DRYER - p. 229 “Nudging the hot-air dryer...”
The Ice Limit by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child 9/14/20
17. FAN - loc. 1967 “...a fan palm fanned it...”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
18. FORKS - loc. 2764 “...vibrating like tuning forks...”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
19. FURNACE - loc. 4228 “...stoking up his furnace.”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
20. GLASS - p. 2 “...liberally misted the glass.”
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire 9/7/20
21. HAMMER - loc. 1888 “...hammer out a devastating thunderbolt...”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
22. HEATER - p. 90 “...the heater would keep me from freezing.”
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire 9/7/20
23. IRON - loc. 1494 “...an iron chain fastened...”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
24. KNIFE/KNIVES - “...I doubt my knife will...”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
25. LAMP - p. 288 “...tackier than a lava lamp...”
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire 9/7/20
26. LINENS - p. 84 “...covered with crisp linen...”
The Ice Limit by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child 9/14/20
27. MICROWAVE - p. 95 “...shove her into a microwave...”
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire 9/7/20
28. MOP - loc. 1157 “...to mop up the pus...”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
29. MUG - p. 175 “...a mug of thick yellow liquid...”
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire 9/7/20
30. NAPKINS - p. 47 “...wiping his hand with a napkin...”
The Ice Limit by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child 9/14/20
31. OVEN - p. 100 “...banks of gleaming ovens.”
The Ice Limit by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child 9/14/20
32. PAN - p. 65 “...more Captain Hook than Peter Pan.”
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire 9/7/20
33. PAPER - loc. 1959 “...busy notes on a paper plant.”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
34. PHONE - p. 1 “The phone was ringing.”
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire 9/7/20
35. PHOTOS - p. 56 “...carnival photo booths...”
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire 9/7/20
36. PILLOW - loc. 1734 “...excellent springs and fat pillows.”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
37. PITCHER - loc. 3780 “... and a pitcher plant...”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
38. PLATE - loc. 687 “... a plate of cheeses.”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
39. RADIO - p. 136 “The radio came on...”
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire 9/7/20
40. RUG - p. 111 “...wrapped in a rug...”
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard 9/3/20
41. SAW - loc. 121 “You saw statues?”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
42. SHEETS - loc. 1056 “Water came down in traveling sheets.”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
43. SOFA - p. 152 “...to the nearest sofa.”
The Ice Limit by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child 9/14/20
44. SPOON - p. 88 “She lowered her spoon.”
The Ice Limit by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child 9/14/20
45. SUITCASE - p. 260 “...a tattered red suitcase...”
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire 9/7/20
46. TABLE - loc. 2494 “...a woman sat at a table...”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
47. TOWEL - loc. 1075 “...to use her towel...”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
48. TV - p. 58 “...my favorite shows on TV...”
Blame It on Bianca Del Rio: The Expert on Nothing with an Opinion on Everything by Bianca Del Rio 9/15/20
49. VACUUM - loc. 4578 “...a vacuum is left behind...”
Dragon on a Pedestal by Piers Anthony 9/2/20
50. WASHER - p. 103 “...the hands of the body washers...”
Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death by Caitlin Doughty 9/26/20

Leftovers

5/31

August 2020 - Dogs
8. Checkup
46. Wag

July 2020 - Canada
3. Bilingual
5. Canuck
7. Chesterfield
8. CHINOOK - p. 156 “...form of a Chinnok helicopter...”
The Ice Limit by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child 9/14/20
11. Double-double
15. Give’er
19. Keener
20. Kerfuffle
21. Klick
24. Loonies
27. MOOSE - p. 211 “...your regular moose in a suit...”
Blank Spaces by Cass Lennox 9/24/20
28. Mounties
30. Ottawa
33. Poutine
40. Timmies
41. Toonie
42. TOQUE - p. 100 “...tucked back under a toque.”
Blank Spaces by Cass Lennox 9/24/20
44. TUNDRA - p. 3 “...lay atop the tundra.”
The Ice Limit by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child 9/14/20
45. Two-four
50. Zed

June 2020 - Yellowstone
6. Black bears
30. Hot springs
47. South Dakota

May 2020 - Cinco de Mayo
10. Carnitas
32. Nationalism
35. Patriotism
37. Queso

April 2020 - Sock Monkey
14. Folk art
23. KITSCH - p. 12 “...kitschy Halloween decorations...”
Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death by Caitlin Doughty 9/26/20


message 5: by [deleted user] (last edited Sep 30, 2020 10:40AM) (new)

I'm in

49/50

Colour Scheme (Roderick Alleyn, #12) by Ngaio Marsh (9/3/20)

1. Alarm - ...all these elements mingled in a vague cloud of uneasiness and alarm. (p 233)
3. Blanket - About his shoulders he wore a blanket... (p 54)
5. Book - ..placed it in his pocket-book... (p 9)
9. Chair - His sister leant back in her chair... (p 29)
10. China - "Is it china that you handle it so gingerly?" (p 191)
11. Clock - ...she went for her four-o'clock swim in the warm lake. (p 145)
13. Curtains - ...and between the curtains... (p 25)
14. Dish - "You can dish up, Huia," (p 16)
15. Dresser - This was Gaunt's dresser... (p 44)
17. Fan - "There's a princely fan mail to-day," (p 40)
20. Glass - ...built up of glass panels... (p 18)
21. Hammer - ...had used a sledge-hammer. (p 390)
23. Iron - ...exercised an iron authority... (p 98)
24. Knife/Knives - ...laid his knife and fork together... (p 33)
25. Lamp - ...with a flash-lamp? (p 102)
29. Mug - ...I'd been had for a mug.. (p 182)
33. Paper - ...sheet of paper... (p 9)
38. Plate - ...after placing a plate of porridge... (p 172)
39. Radio - (I remember your loathing of radio) (p 7)
40. Rug - ...playing cards on a rug... (p 46)
43. Sofa - Gaunt was lying full length on the modern sofa. (p 89)
45. Suitcase - ...heavy leather suitcase... (p 450)
46. Table - ...before him on the writing table... (p 7)
47. Towel - ... appearing in the doorway with a towel... (p 144)

Love, Nina by Nina Stibbe (9/4/20)

4. Blinds - (where there used to be Venetian blinds). (p 149)
6. Broom - ...who scrubbed an elephant with a yard broom. (p 207)
7. Bucket - Properly upright in an attractive bucket in... (p 255)
8. Carpet - ...dark brown shag-pile carpet... (p 202)
16. Dryer - ...and a tumble dryer. (p 96)
18. Forks - The knives and forks are giant. (p 20)
22. Heater - She’s going to put her smalls on the storage heater... (p 347)
27. Microwave - ...strolling up to the microwave shelf area. (p 417)
30. Napkins - MK was annoyed that the napkins were bitty. (p 18)
31. Oven - (four hours – oven lowest) (p 22)
32. Pan - (made by me in a pan) (p 16)
34. Phone - ...the mouthpiece on the phone... (p 59)
35. Photos - Have taken photos of Sam in his costume. (p 147)
36. Pillow - placing a ‘leg pillow’ under the knee (p 374)
41. Saw - ...and borrow their saw. (p 34)
44. Spoon - ...one eighth of a spoon of sugar. (p 16)
48. TV - (TV wife of Christopher Timothy) (p 63)

Watch Over Me (Wishing For A Hero, #2) by Kait Nolan (9/6/20)

19. Furnace - ...he seemed to be a walking, talking furnace... (p 55)
28. Mop - ...some kitchen towels to mop up... (p 30)
50. Washer ...toss these towels in the washer... (p 30)

Notorious RBG The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon (9/10/20)

12. Couch - ...wanted to crawl under the couch. (p 85)
42. Sheets - ...seeing sign-up sheets... (p 93)

Just the Way You Are Love and Family Life in a Seaside Town (Dunlin Shores Book 1) by Ann Roth (9/17/20)

37. Pitcher - ...pitcher on the table... (p 38)

Twisted Twenty-Six (Stephanie Plum, #26) by Janet Evanovich (9/30/20)

26. Linens - ...linens torn off the bed... (p 83)
49. Vacuum - I vacuumed up the cereal.. (p 85)

List:

2. Armoire


message 6: by [deleted user] (last edited Sep 26, 2020 11:26PM) (new)

Carry-overs

14/34

Colour Scheme (Roderick Alleyn, #12) by Ngaio Marsh (9/3/20)

25. Geysers (June) - THey moved forward and reached a point where the scrub and grass came to an end and the path descended a steep bank to traverse a region of solidified blue mud, sinter mounds, hot pools and geysers. (p 131)
30. Hot springs (June) - He then went back to his room, dressed and, finding nobody upon whom to pour out his wrath, drove his car ruthlessly up the sharp track from Wai-ata-tapu Hot Springs to the main road for Harpoon. (p 6)

Love, Nina by Nina Stibbe (9/4/20)

17. Fang (August) - It was going to be called Fang... (p 213)
6. Cactus (March) - ...I knocked a cactus off a shelf. (p 405)

Notorious RBG The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon (9/10/20)

31. Idaho (June) - ...the case of an Idaho woman... (p 99)

The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett (9/12/20)

10. Coloring (August) - ...and its coloring ranged from... (p 173)

Murder on a Mystery Tour by Marian Babson (9/14/20)

43. Shamrock (March) - ...and the green of Shamrock... (p 88)

Just the Way You Are Love and Family Life in a Seaside Town (Dunlin Shores Book 1) by Ann Roth (9/17/20)

39. Pant (August) - ...rolled her pant leg... (p 75)

The October Man (Rivers of London, #7.5) by Ben Aaronovitch (9/19/20)

20. Kerfuffle (July) - "...any of this kerfuffle?" (p 8)

Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson (9/19/20)

14. Elk (June) - ...kept an elk... (p 129)

The Word for Woman is Wilderness by Abi Andrews

46. Wag (August) - ...wags a finger... (p 55)
27. Moose (July) - GOOD SAILING MOOSE INDIAN (p 339)
6. Black bears (June) - ...small black bear. (p 210)
24. Geothermal (June) - ...geothermal spring. (p 32)

July, Canada
5. Canuck
8. Chinook
11. Double-double
15. Give’er
21. Klick
24. Loonies
28. Mounties
33. Poutine
40. Timmies
41. Toonie
42. Toque
45. Two-four
47. Washroom
50. Zed 

June, Yellowstone

37. Old Faithful
41. Petroglyphs

May, Cinco de Mayo
10. Carnitas
37. Queso

April, Sock Monkey
15. Folk art

March, Green Things
12. Evergreen trees


message 7: by Donna (last edited Sep 11, 2020 06:49PM) (new)

Donna | 85 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Choose your level:
Furniture: 41-50 words

~*~*~Words Found~*~*~
50 out of 50 ---- Challenge Complete!

Books read for this challenge:
The Birthday Present
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton
American Psycho
The Old Drift

List:
1. Alarm ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 303 ~~ “...that should have rung an alarm…”
2. Armoire ~~ American Psycho ~~ 11Sep20 ~~ Page 379 ~~ “...a half gram of cocaine in my armoire…”
3. Blanket ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 310 ~~ “...and covered in a blanket…”
4. Blinds ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 258 ~~ “...pull down the blinds at one of the windows…”
5. Book ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 60 ~~ “...i got the phone book and looked up Ivor…”
6. Broom ~~ My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton ~~ 06Sep20 ~~ Page 568 ~~ “...grabbing a broom from the hall closet…”
7. Bucket ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 229 ~~ “...Aunt Beryl with her bucket and mop…”
8. Carpet ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 82 ~~ “...a new car and a new carpet…”
9. Chair ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 273 ~~ “...He edged his chair nearer…”
10. China ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 92 ~~ “...he picked up the china rose…”
11. Clock ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 230 ~~ “...Julia’s reproductive clock…”
12. Couch ~~ The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane ~~ 02Sep20 ~~ Page 225 ~~ “...we sit on the couch, facing each other…”
13. Curtains ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 57 ~~ “...and drew the curtains…”
14. Dish ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 204 ~~ “...a hot dish on the draining board…”
15. Dresser ~~The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane ~~ 02Sep20 ~~ Page 164 ~~ “...out of her drawer and onto her dresser…”
16. Dryer ~~ The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane ~~ 02Sep20 ~~ Page 267 ~~ “...a washing machine and dryer…”
17. Fan ~~ My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton ~~ 06Sep20 ~~ Page 78 ~~ “...it’s too cold for a fan…”
18. Forks ~~ My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton ~~ 06Sep20 ~~ Page 480 ~~ “...the clink of glasses and forks…”
19. Furnace ~~ My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton ~~ 06Sep20 ~~ Page 610 ~~ “...my furnace was the first…”
20. Glass ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 60 ~~ “...poured myself a glass of wine…”
21. Hammer ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 200 ~~ “...words like a hammer beating…”
22. Heater ~~ The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane ~~ 02Sep20 ~~ Page 335 ~~ “...heaters warmed the terrace…”
23. Iron ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 154 ~~ “...he exercised an iron control…”
24. Knife/Knives ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 272 ~~ “...with a knife in her back…”
25. Lamp ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 202 ~~ “...the street lamp that always lit…”
26. Linens ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 152 ~~ “...hat and a white linen dress…”
27. Microwave ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 90 ~~ “...green digits on the microwave clock…”
28. Mop ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 229 ~~ “...Aunt Beryl with her bucket and mop…”
29. Mug ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 272 ~~ “...out of pottery mugs…”
30. Napkins ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 135 ~~ “...the silver ring his napkin had come in…”
31. Oven ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 58 ~~ “...and put it in the oven…”
32. Pan ~~ My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton ~~ 06Sep20 ~~ Page 307 ~~ “...driving him off with a frying pan…”
33. Paper ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 56 ~~ “...on the seat beside the paper…”
34. Phone ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 42 ~~ “...had their requisite phone sex…”
35. Photos ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 208 ~~ “...until I came to the first photo…”
36. Pillow ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 202 ~~ “...name and address under his pillow…”
37. Pitcher ~~ My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton ~~ 06Sep20 ~~ Page 12 ~~ “...fetch the redcoat a pitcher of water…”
38. Plate ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 100 ~~ “...you’ve got enough on your plate…”
39. Radio ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 6 ~~ “...appeals for them on the radio…”
40. Rug ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 15 ~~ “...cover the stain with a rug…”
41. Saw ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 36 ~~ “...saw the pearls and asked…”
42. Sheets ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 298 ~~ “...sheets of A4 paper…”
43. Sofa ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 89 ~~ “...my bed can become a sofa…”
44. Spoon ~~ My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton ~~ 06Sep20 ~~ Page 421 ~~ “...a long spoon into my chocolate cream…”
45. Suitcase ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 138 ~~ “...into my new suitcase…”
46. Table ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 113 ~~ “...chairs round a table where coffee…”
47. Towel ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 172 ~~ “...a towel tied round his neck to protect…”
48. TV ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 60 ~~ “...a decent big TV…”
49. Vacuum ~~ The Old Drift ~~ 11Sep20 ~~ Page 349 ~~ “...plastic crackling unhappily as the vacuum released…”
50. Washer ~~ The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane ~~ 02Sep20 ~~ Page 269 ~~ “...a washer and dryer will change the quality…”


message 8: by Genevieve (last edited Sep 20, 2020 02:42AM) (new)

Genevieve Bomes | 4253 comments Mod
September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Choose your level:
Furniture: 41-50 words

List:
1. Alarm Lemon Pies and Little White Lies by Ellery Adams p 4 "of a car alarm"
2. Armoire
3. Blanket Kernel of Truth by Kristi Abbott p 2 "pulled the blanket"
4. Blinds
5. Book You Cannoli Die Once by Shelley Costa p 30 "a book club"
6. Broom You Cannoli Die Once by Shelley Costa p 29 "the broom from his hand"
7. Bucket Lemon Pies and Little White Lies by Ellery Adams p23 "a galvanized bucket"
8. Carpet The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder p 13 "carpet on the floor"
9. Chair Kernel of Truth by Kristi Abbott p 16 "ladder-back chair"
10. China Kernel of Truth by Kristi Abbott p 37 "floral-patterned china"
11. Clock The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder p71 "most beautiful clock"
12. Couch You Cannoli Die Once by Shelley Costa p 8 "on the leather couch"
13. Curtain The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder p 13 "a curtain hung"
14. Dishes The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder p 14 "the dirty dishes"
15. Dresser Murder on the Rocks by Allyson K. Abbott p42 "in my dresser"
16. Dryer Winter by Josh Lanyon p35 "a decrepit washer and dryer"
17. Fan
18. Forks The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder p 13 "and forks"
19. Furnace
20. Glass Kernel of Truth by Kristi Abbott p2 "broken glass on"
21. Hammer
22. Heater Bedeviled Eggs by Laura Childs p 109 "the heater was cranked"
23. Iron Bedeviled Eggs by Laura Childs p76 "iron is hot"
24. Knife/Knives The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder p 13 "silver knives"
25. Lamp The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder p 15 "a glass lamp"
26. Linen You Cannoli Die Once by Shelley Costa p 88 "the linen service"
27. Microwave Bedeviled Eggs by Laura Childs p 266 "in the microwave"
28. Mop One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia p 92 "or mop the "
29. Mug Kernel of Truth by Kristi Abbott p4 "my coffee mug"
30. Napkins Murder on the Rocks by Allyson K. Abbott p89 "the cocktail napkin"
31. Oven Lemon Pies and Little White Lies by Ellery Adams p2 "oven timer beeped"
32. Pan Kernel of Truth by Kristi Abbott p 49 "popping in the pan"
33. Paper Murder on the Rocks by Allyson K. Abbott p43 "my father's papers"
34. Phone Kernel of Truth by Kristi Abbott p2 "grabbed the phone"
35. Photo Bedeviled Eggs by Laura Childs p 148 "a photo of George Clooney"
36. Pillow Bedeviled Eggs by Laura Childs p143 "a booster pillow"
37. Pitcher Kernel of Truth by Kristi Abbott p52 "into a pitcher"
38. Plate Kernel of Truth by Kristi Abbott p 37 "our plates were empty"
39. Radio Bedeviled Eggs by Laura Childs p 109 "on the radio"
40. Rug The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder p 38 "on the rug"
41. Saw You Cannoli Die Once by Shelley Costa p15 "and saw what"
42. Sheets Murder on the Rocks by Allyson K. Abbott p 144 " data sheets"
43. Sofa You Cannoli Die Once by Shelley Costa p 51"the leather sofas"
44. Spoons The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder p 13 "and spoons"
45. Suitcase One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia p 5 "small oval suitcase"
46. Table Kernel of Truth by Kristi Abbott p3 "appeared at the table"
47. Towel Batman: The Man Who Laughs by Ed Brubaker p 87 "throwing in da towel"
48. TV Kernel of Truth by Kristi Abbott p 30 "ads on TV"
49. Vacuum Death, Taxes, and a Skinny No-Whip Latte by Diane Kelly p 142 "pulled a vacuum cleaner"
50. Washer Winter by Josh Lanyon p35 "a decrepit washer and dryer"


message 9: by Denise (last edited Sep 20, 2020 10:34AM) (new)

Denise | 447 comments Finished 50/50

September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Choose your level:
Furniture: 50/50 words

Ice Blue by Emma Jameson 9.1.20

1. Alarm – “The Comfreys have an alarm system” p. 42
3. Blanket “with a blanket statement” p.44
4. Blinds “he tilted the blinds to let the sun in” p. 12
5. Book “A book had been put there” p. 31
7. Bucket “stuck her head in a bucket of cold water” p. 17
8. Carpet – “by the lift’s scarlet carpet” p. 93
9. Chair “flailing out of the chair” p. 30
10. China – “a single remaining china cup” p. 52
11. Clock “boxed brass clock” p. 151
13. Curtains “Opening the curtains…” p. 12
14. Dish “A cut-crystal dish of peppermints” p. 74
20. Glass “amber liquid in a crystal glass” p.31
21. Hammer “smashes it with a hammer” p. 158
23. Iron “taking an iron from the rack” p. 145
24. Knife/Knives “on the point of a knife” p. 14
25. Lamp “an amber-shaded banker’s lamp” p. 30
29. Mug – “nursing a mug of hot cocoa” p. 149
30. Napkins“with her linen napkin” p.207
33. Paper “on a piece of copier paper” p. 25
34. Phone “Kate grabbed her mobile phone” p.17
35. Photos “know better than to include photos that include detectives.” P. 26
36. Pillow “a pink pillow nestled against her side.” P. 119
38. Plate “Kate loaded up the china plate” p. 52
39. Radio “His two-way radio blared” p. 29
40. Rug “a frankly fake zebra rug” p. 119
41. Saw – “Mrs. Comfrey saw the guests off…” p. 27
43. Sofa “sat on the long white sofa” p. 34
46. Table “he examined the small round table” p. 31
47. Towel “face like a wet towel” p. 9
48. TV “the morgue seen in countless TV programs” p. 142

The American Agent by J. Winspear 9.3.20

6. Broom “carried neither dusters or a broom” p. 160
18. Forks “slipping knives and forks into the hot water” p. 219
28. Mop “no bucket of water, no mop” p. 160
31. Oven “just out of the oven” p. 57
42. Sheets – “covered with dust sheets” p. 68
44. Spoon “I don’t like to see the spoon standing up in it” p. 245
45. Suitcase “could be squeezed into the suitcase” p. 47

Revenge in a Cold River by Anne Perry 9.5.20

26. Linens “the finer linens where the embroidery needed restoring” p 92
32. Pan – “shaking a pan around” p. 156

The Dead Hour by Denise Mina 9.7.20

15. Dresser “The dresser in the kitchen, that was irreplaceable” p. 64
22. Heater “a large industrial heater burned in the corner” p. 252


The Iceman Cometh by Eugene O'Neill 9.8.20

37. Pitcher “a pitcher of water” p. 178

The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz by Erik Larson 9.10.20

17. Fan – “despite an electric fan” p.261
19. Furnace “ignited producing a flaming furnace” p. 251

The Seven Streets of Liverpool by Maureen Lee 9.10.20

2. Armoire “a bed and an armoire” p. 109

A Quiet Flame by Philip Kerr 9.13.20

12. Couch “There was an examination couch…” p. 114

All the Devils Are Here by Louise Penny 9.14.20
49. Vacuum – “vacuum cleaners, trollies, crates” p. 311
50. Washer “and another one that makes washers” p. 280

Murder in the White House by Margaret Truman 9.19.20

16. Dryer “the heat was at least dryer” p. 64
27. Microwave “warmed slightly in his microwave oven” p. 114


message 10: by KarenK2 (last edited Oct 02, 2020 06:24PM) (new)

KarenK2 (kaykaykay60) | 311 comments COMPLETED: I found them all except ARMOIRE

September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020


Choose your level:
Furniture: 41-50 words

List:
1. Alarm .. Colonel Osborne stared in alarm .. Snow loc 105

2. Armoire

3. Blanket .. she was curled up under a brown blanket .. Snow loc 292

4. Blinds .. windows had cloth fringed blinds .. Snow loc 1963

5. Book .. the book is one of our great inventions .. Snow loc 812

6. Broom .. straw broom and began to sweep .. Snow loc 2278

7. Bucket .. he'd already lost a bucket of blood .. Snow loc 226

8. Carpet .. forming under him on the carpet .. Snow loc 51

9. Chair .. the arm of a high-backed chair .. Snow loc 234

10. China .. poured boiling water into a big china teapot .. Snow loc 188

11. Clock .. he looked at the dashboard clock .. Snow loc 1742

12. Couch .. reclining on her virgin couch .. Snow loc 699

13. Curtains .. the curtains had been drawn .. Snow loc 1089

14. Dish .. the dish itself he had found peculiarly disgusting .. Snow loc 522

15. Dresser .. there was a dresser with cups and plates .. Snow loc 1580

16. Dryer .. talked so loudly under those dryers .. Every Now and Then loc 133

17. Fan .. the fan of light on the floor .. Snow loc 21

18. Forks .. lay out plates and knives and forks .. Snow loc 474

19. Furnace .. caught in the firnace-glare of grief .. Snow loc 1571

20. Glass .. the glass-fronted bookcases lining the walls .. Snow loc 37

21. Hammer .. a hammer, or something blunt .. Snow loc 3102

22. Heater .. air from the heater blew in his face .. Snow loc 773

23. Iron .. made of iron and painted black .. Snow loc 363

24. Knife/Knives .. lay out plates and knives and forks .. Snow loc 474

25. Lamp .. where a single lamp glowed .. Snow loc 16

26. Linens .. wearing baggy linen slacks .. Snow loc 623

27. Microwave .. she plucked their dishes from the microwave .. Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners pg 399

28. Mop .. with his mop of red hair .. Snow loc 397

29. Mug .. took a sip from his mug .. Snow loc 210

30. Napkins .. the frayed linen napkins .. Snow loc 2533

31. Oven .. stick his head in a gas oven .. Every Now and Then loc 1523

32. Pan .. that pan is burning .. Snow loc 1025

33. Paper .. a sheet of butcher's paper .. Snow loc 714

34. Phone .. standing with the phone receiver .. Snow loc 442

35. Photos .. in a family Christmas photo .. Every Now and Then loc 1546

36. Pillow .. and plump as a pillow .. Snow loc 1553

37. Pitcher .. snatching the pitchers and flasks from the men .. The Candlelit Menagerie loc 1531

38. Plate .. as flat as an upturned plate .. Snow loc 143

39. Radio .. the people in Radio Eireann themselves .. Snow loc 2026

40. Rug .. caught the edge of the rug .. Snow loc 19

41. Saw .. he saw the flash of the blade .. Snow loc 23

42. Sheets .. to give you fresh sheets .. Snow loc 2882

43. Sofa .. on an old sofa in front of the fire .. Snow loc 292

44. Spoon .. little knives, little forks, little spoons .. Snow loc 879

45. Suitcase .. laying his suitcase on his bed .. Snow loc 1436

46. Table .. he set them on the table .. Snow loc 172

47. Towel .. with the aid of a tea towel .. Snow loc 483

48. TV .. guest star in a TV show or movie .. Every Now and Then loc 3188

49. Vacuum .. she could use a new vacuum cleaner .. Every Now and Then loc 646

50. Washer .. I was buying the wrong size washer .. Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners pg 545


Snow by John Banville 9/3/20 3.25☆ Every Now and Then by Lesley Kagen 9/5/20 4☆ The Candlelit Menagerie by Caraline Brown 9/7/20 4☆
Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners by Gretchen Anthony 9/12/20 2.75☆


message 11: by Susan A (last edited Sep 25, 2020 08:12PM) (new)

Susan A | 200 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020
COMPLETE

Choose your level:
Furniture: 41-50 words

The Pursuit Of... by Courtney Milan Sept 1 ★★★★★
More Than Biology by DiscontentedWinter Sept 2 ★★★★
Building Forever by Kelly Jensen Sept 4 ★★★★
Wild by Nature by Lynn Van Dorn Sept 7 ★★★★
Without a Trace by RJ Scott Sept 12 ★★★
The Darkest Flame by Christina Lee Sept 10 ★★★
Provoked by Joanna Chambers Sept 17 ★★★★★
The Duke's Accidental Wife by Erica Ridley Sept 20 ★★★
Noble Destiny by Katie MacAlister Sept 20 ★★★★

List:
1. Alarm Provoked
6% , David felt a surge of something that was part excitement, part alarm.
2. Armoire The Duke's Accidental Wife
ch 4 I have commissioned a new armoire
3. Blanket: Building Forever
79% She had a blanket wrapped around her shoulders.
4. Blinds Without a Trace
84% Of course the blinds were open.
5. Book: Building Forever
10% “He has at least one hookup in every book.”
6. Broom The Darkest Flame
59% I swept beneath before replacing the broom.
7. Bucket: Building Forever
72% Should I grab a six-pack from the fridge and set you up with a bottle opener and a bucket?
8. Carpet: More Than Biology
65% Then he sits beside Peter and stares numbly at the pattern on the carpet.
9. Chair: Building Forever
3% He was busy chewing something that looked like a plastic chair leg.”
10. China Noble Destiny
@60% THis other McGreror says ye were behind the kidnapping that sent him to China
11. Clock Provoked
29% The clock on the mantelpiece had just chimed six.
12. Couch: Building Forever
6% “You want me to make up the couch for you?”
13. Curtains: Building Forever
15% Stepping outside the curtain, he called to Phil,
14. Dish: Building Forever
70% Simon leaned over the casserole dish and kissed him.
15. Dresser: More Than Biology
55% He hurries upstairs, and pulls a shirt from the bottom of Peter’s dresser.
16. Dryer
17. Fan: Building Forever
20% He had a page that he used to post cover art, the occasional giveaway, teasers, and contributions from fans.
18. Forks: More Than Biology
18% He digs his fork into his mac and cheese.
19. Furnace: The Pursuit Of...
41% “You’re a regular furnace,” John heard himself say.
20. Glass: Building Forever
2% Charlie grabbed a glass off the rack by the sink,
21. Hammer: Building Forever
43% Charlie moved to cover his face with his hands, nearly braining himself with the hammer.
22. Heater Without a Trace
44% Then at Calabresi’s, out back facing the parking lot on Derwent under the awning with the outside heater in a space of cleared snow,
23. Iron The Duke's Accidental Wife
ch 19 He found Katherine before a roaring fire, hauling an iron from the flames with a large hooked stick
24. Knife/Knives Provoked
4% He took out a knife from his belt and cut the bonds that held the condemned men’s wrists.
25. Lamp Provoked
36% The few oil lamps attached to the houses on the street sent out feeble rings of light,
26. Linens Provoked
34% lingering on his broad, black-clad shoulders and the snowy linen wound round his throat.
27. Microwave: Building Forever
2%Charlie checked the digital display on the microwave
28. Mop Provoked
67% but he ate both kippers and mopped up all the butter with his bread.
29. Mug: Building Forever
24% His eyes focused when Simon put a steaming mug in front of him.
30. Napkins: Building Forever
9% Frank was wiping his mouth with a napkin.
31. Oven: Building Forever
70% The whole house smelled good, as any house with a turkey in the oven should,
32. Pan Without a Trace
24% a new kitchen with a vast granite island in the center, cookies cooling on a rack, and a pan on the stove with a bubbling red sauce.
33. Paper: Building Forever
24% Simon took the paper towel and dabbed at it.
34. Phone: Building Forever
7% She dug her phone out of a pocket.
35. Photos: More Than Biology
84%It’s basically a bunch of stories from when Stiles and Scott were kids, and a lot of photos of them doing stupid stuff.
36. Pillow: Building Forever
7% Herbert stirred from his pillow next to the desk and followed him
37. Pitcher The Darkest Flame
10% Right then he turned to me, a stack of pitchers in his arms, and we gazed across the bar at each other.
38. Plate: Building Forever
80% Charlie looked down and watched the plates of food swim and spread as tears filled his eyes.
39. Radio: More Than Biology
12% “Yeah,” one of them says into his radio to dispatch.
40. Rug: Building Forever
5% I’d suggest spreading a rug on the floor and getting all rustic,
41. Saw: Building Forever
6% Simon saw that when he focused.
42. Sheets: Building Forever
50% “Sheets are clean.”
43. Sofa: Building Forever
5% Besides, it would be nice to put his sofa between the fireplace and the view.
44. Spoon: More Than Biology
81% He scrapes his spoon around the container of his hospital pudding.
45. Suitcase: Wild by Nature
19% Outside was his neighbor Brian, smile on his face and suitcase at his feet.
46. Table: Building Forever
5% Had they already unloaded his drafting table?
47. Towel: Building Forever
24% Simon took the paper towe and dabbed at it.
48. TV: Building Forever
28% Call of Duty frozen on the TV behind him.
49. Vacuum: Building Forever
54% Olivia’s absence left a curious vacuum in the house.
50. Washer The Darkest Flame 19% We were low on glasses, so I ran them through the washer


message 12: by Kathryn (new)

Kathryn (an80slady6886) | 315 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Choose your level:
Dish: 10-20 words
Bedding: 21-40 words
Furniture: 41-50 words

List:
1. Alarm
2. Armoire
3. Blanket
4. Blinds
5. Book
6. Broom
7. Bucket
8. Carpet
9. Chair
10. China
11. Clock
12. Couch
13. Curtains
14. Dish
15. Dresser
16. Dryer
17. Fan
18. Forks
19. Furnace
20. Glass
21. Hammer
22. Heater
23. Iron
24. Knife/Knives
25. Lamp
26. Linens
27. Microwave
28. Mop
29. Mug
30. Napkins
31. Oven
32. Pan
33. Paper
34. Phone
35. Photos
36. Pillow
37. Pitcher
38. Plate
39. Radio
40. Rug
41. Saw
42. Sheets
43. Sofa
44. Spoon
45. Suitcase
46. Table
47. Towel
48. TV
49. Vacuum
50. Washer


message 13: by Kathryn (last edited Oct 03, 2020 09:11PM) (new)

Kathryn (an80slady6886) | 315 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020
49/50

Choose your level:
Furniture: 41-50 words

Sold on a MondayKristina McMorris 9/7/20 **
Alarm Loc. 186 He must have shut off the ALARM
Blanket Loc. 3976 Lily lifted the BLANKET to identify the cause.
Blinds Loc.1471 through the partially open BLINDS
BookLoc. 536 Lily’s night would entail reading a BOOK in the sparseness of her bedroom.
Broom Loc. 189 an apartment the size of a BROOM closet
Chair Loc. 66 a CHAIR being dragged in my direction
China Loc. 1890 and a CHINA closet displayed medicinebottles and
Clock Loc. 205 Atop its CLOCK tower, a bronzed William Penn scowled over the unacceptable hour.
Dish Loc. 525 a favorite DISH of no resident but her British landlady
Fan Loc. 239 the blades of a mechanical FAN ticked with every ottion.
Forks Loc.. 2727his gaze fixed on hisF ORK
Glass Loc 541 Its GLASS pane provided a clear view of the meeting inside.
Hammer Loc 4156 She cocked the HAMMER.
Knife/Knives Loc. 4071 a large kitchen KNIFE glimmered in his hand,
LampLoc. 3153 a white –manteled fireplace and TiffanyLAMPS adorned the room.
LinensLoc. 3527 Chairs turned upside down, were blanced on tables now bare of LINENS
Mop Loc. 636went to work MOPping up the puddle
Mug Loc 218 a coffee MUG in her grip
Napkins Loc 1205 and perfectly folded NAPKINS
Oven Loc 784 Smart enough to savethe pie from the OVEN
PanLoc 784 Half of which he ate from the PAN
Paper Loc. 384 I’ve written for the PAPER
Phone Loc. 523 of her upright PHONE
Photos Loc. 142 I’ll turn in the PHOTOS, she had promised
Pillow Loc 1698 She raised her head from the PILLOW and listened.
Plate Loc 774 He returned to the creamed corn on his PLATE.
Radio Loc. 216 both staff and portable RADIOs competed with the trilling phones and
Rug Loc 1458 Lilly padded actoss the RUG
sheets Loc 1722 the SHEETS remained smooth and unused
Sofa Loc. 1692 The implied instruction was to make up the SOFA.
Spoon Loc 3617 she slid over her owl and SPOON
Suitcase Loc 2439 The SUITCASE and cane posted outside the doot,
Table Loc.1458 set her gloves and handbag on the coffee TABLE

The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After Clemantine Wamariya 9/6/20 ***
Bucket p 24 The earth felt soft and lumpy, a BUCKET of broken chalk.
Carpet p 54 Inside were green chairs and green CARPETS.
Couch p 78 ran to the COUCH and cried.
Curtains p 31 Our CURTAINS, which my mother had always thrown open at five each morning, suddenly remained closed.
Microwave p 125 Each evening she MICROWAVED the little silk pouch and inserted it, warm, next to the down.
Towel p 27 I held on to my TOWEL.
TV p 46 We were privileged—abakire. In Kigali, I had a TV.

The Choice Nicholas Sparks 9/10/20 ***
Iron p 176 A few minutes earlier, they’d bypassed the IRON Steamer Pier.
Heater p 300 Travis heard the HEATER click on as Stephanie sighed.

Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero Michael Hingson 9/12/20 ----
Dresser Loc If I’m your houseguest, show me the bathroom, closet, DRESSER

The Education of a Coroner: Lessons in Investigating Death John Bateson9/13/20 **
Furnace Loc 498 The heat inside the furnace was like a FURNACE

Home Again Mariah Stewart 9/28/20 ****
Pitcher p. 270 and took the PITCHER of iced tea from the fridge

book:Dan Gets a Minivan: Life at the Intersection of Dude and Dad|12915276] 9/30/20 ***
Dryer p 188 the pros and cons of stackable washer and DRYERS
Saw p 163 He SAW my racquet sticking out of my backpack
Washer p 188 the pros and cons of stackable washer and DRYERS
Vacuum I thought seriously about giving up cattle ranching and becoming a door-to-door VACUUM salesman

List:
Armoire


message 14: by Dana (new)

Dana | 37 comments Holding for when I’m on the desktop!


message 15: by SANDYE (last edited Sep 28, 2020 01:18AM) (new)

SANDYE (sandye_c) | 1217 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020
Date Started: September 1, 2020
Date Completed: September 28, 2020

Choose your level:
Bedding: 21-40 words 40

List:
1. Alarm - Aching for Home (Aching Series 1) by A.C. Nixon - 9/11/20 - LOC 322 Her gaze drifted to the alarm clock
3. Blanket - Aching for Home (Aching Series 1) by A.C. Nixon - 9/11/20 - LOC Now she found herself lying on a blanket in a field of wildflowers.
4. Blinds - Illusive Storm: A Murder Mystery Suspense Thriller by Lily Campbell - 9/23/20 - Pg 67 when he peeked through the blinds.
5. Book - Illusive Storm: A Murder Mystery Suspense Thriller by Lily Campbell - 9/23/20 - Pg 67 "But that private investigator wanted to do things by the book."
7. Bucket - Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 1 ...to emerge a few seconds later with a mop and bucket in hand
8. Carpet - Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 34 Trying to ignore the bloodstained carpet under the boy in the photo
9. Chair - Aching for Home (Aching Series 1) by A.C. Nixon - 9/11/20 - LOC 238 pushed her toward one of the chairs, then changed his mind
11. Clock - Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 101 ...walked past the camera towards the analog clock on the wall
12. Couch - Murder Comes South by Lila Beckham - 9/11/20 - Pg. 104 he was piled up on his mama's couch sleeping off a drunk
13. Curtains - Murder Comes South by Lila Beckham - 9/11/20 - Pg. 32 As soon as dawn began to creep through the curtains and the rooster started crowing
14. Dish - Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 23 He was busily scrubbing dishes at the wide sink
15. Dresser - Murder Comes South by Lila Beckham - 9/11/20 - Pg 88 and watch her image in her dresser mirror as she was putting on her makeup in the mornings
17. Fan - Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 82 There was a huge fan blowing air out of the deli into the parking lot
18. Forks - Murder Comes South by Lila Beckham - 9/11/20 - Pg 128 "What about y'alls cousins over in Cuss Forks
20. Glass -Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 54 ...and waited until the deli was empty to set it on the glass counter and pull out a manila folder
21. Hammer - Aching for Home (Aching Series 1) by A.C. Nixon - 9/11/20 - LOC 205 Anything involving a hammer or power tools fir in man territory
22. Heater -Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 133 ...and Darrin had dragged an old space heater out of the back
23. Iron - Dead Wrong (Blackmoore Sisters 1) by Leighann Dobbs - 9/28/20 - Pg. 177 seated across from her at the wrought iron table
24. Knife/Knives - Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 130 If he'd had a knife or a gun out, she would be dead by now
25. Lamp - Murder Comes South by Lila Beckham - 9/11/20 - Pg 77 Tom came toting a bookrack and an old lamp that was missing the shade
26. Linens - Murder Comes South by Lila Beckham - 9/11/20 - Pg 198 inhaling deeply the scent of the sun-drenched linens, which seemed to ground me
27. Microwave - Dead Wrong (Blackmoore Sisters 1) by Leighann Dobbs - 9/28/20 - Pg. 139 handed over the latte which Fiona took over to the microwave
28. Mop - Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 1 "Candice, can you grab the mop again?"
29. Mug - Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 45 Moira told her daughter the story over a mug of hot chocolate
30. Napkins - Illusive Storm: A Murder Mystery Suspense Thriller by Lily Campbell - 9/23/20 - Pg 36 She sniffed and blew into a napkin
31. Oven - Dead Wrong (Blackmoore Sisters 1) by Leighann Dobbs - 9/28/20 - Pg. 95 I have ginger cookies fresh out of the oven.
32. Pan - Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 117 With slices of pork sizzling away in a pan with onions and carrots
33. Paper - Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 93 The private investigator had swept most of the glass into paper bags
34. Phone - Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 31 ...and was casting around for something else to talk about when she felt her phone buzz in her pocket
35. Photos - Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 8 He looked up from the wall of photos he'd been examining
36. Pillow - Aching for Home (Aching Series 1) by A.C. Nixon - 9/11/20 - LOC 116 splayed on your pillow the morning after
38. Plate - Aching for Home (Aching Series 1) by A.C. Nixon - 9/11/20 - LOC 205 and the square black plates looked pretty
39. Radio - Murder Comes South by Lila Beckham - 9/11/20 - Pg 16 listening to country music on the radio
40. Rug - Dead Wrong (Blackmoore Sisters 1) by Leighann Dobbs - 9/28/20 - Pg. 33 Passing old trunks, rolled up rugs, closed up boxes
41. Saw -Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 31 When she saw the caller ID, she felt her blood turn to ice
42. Sheets -Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 94 ...once she had gotten a sheet or tarp to cover the window frame
43. Sofa - Murder Comes South by Lila Beckham - 9/11/20 - Pg 175 Jess sat in front of them on a sofa, their eyes red from shed tears
46. Table - Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 29 It had become their regular table, and the hostess gave her a quick grin of recognition
47. Towel - Murder Comes South by Lila Beckham - 9/11/20 - Pg 120 laying wide-open and pouring blood onto a towel that they had packed beside her neck
48. TV - Grilled Cheese Murder (Darling Deli 4) by Patti Benning - 9/3/20 - Pg. 64 The murmur of voices, possibly from a TV, came from behind one of the doors on the ground floor


message 16: by Anne (last edited Sep 15, 2020 10:22AM) (new)

Anne | 846 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 15, 2020

COMPLETED - 42

Choose your level:
Furniture: 41-50 words

List:
2. Armoire
4. Blinds
16. Dryer
19. Furnace
21. Hammer
22. Heater
25. Lamp
28. Mop


You've Been Volunteered: A Class Mom Novel by Laurie Gelman 9/4/2020
1. Alarm
Page 180
…my phone started to buzz like an alarm clock.
3. Blanket
Page 11
It's like an electric security blanket.
11. Clock
Page 198
I looked at the clock on the wall.
30. Napkins
Page 180
"Lodys- napkins"
31. Oven
Page 44
I just put some applesauce muffins in the oven so I have a good fifteen minutes to chat before I have to take them out.
34. Phone
Page 194
When the phone rings at fourA>M>, I assume it's the school's robocall letting me know my prayers have been answered.
36. Pillow
Page 24
He's practically asleep before he hits the pillow.
39. Radio
Page 183
Laura went radio silent after I transferred her the money to get to Amsterday.
47. Towel
Page 204
She folds the dish towel she has been using and puts it on the counter.
49. Vacuum
Page 26
It has a ton or room, a huge cargo area in the back, a trick-out entertainment system -- and get this --- a built-in vacuum.

Belgravia by Julian Fellowes 9/8/2020
5. Book
Page 204
In his right hand he carried a book, which on closer inspection, turned out to be a bible.
9. Chair
Page 33
Anne had reached her chair, and given her neighbor's relatively friendly opening....
13. Curtains
Page 24
...with dark furniture and white curtains of silk moire finished off with heavily draped and fringed pelmets above.
20 Glass
Page 13
...As she case a searching gland in the looking glas.
24 Knife/knives
Page 43
Across the table, their son put his knife and fork down noisily.
26. Linen
Page 114
The guests crowded into the dining room, where a collection of small round tables were now dressed with linen clothes....
38 Plate
Page 37
Lady Brockenhurst, as she took three and a little plate to carry them.
42 Sheets
Page 319
Then he had read the remaining sheets.
46. Table
Page 47
Billy and MOrris, the two footmen who had served at dinner, kept the table in the servants' hall....

Summer Darlings by Brooke Lea Foster 9/9/2020
6.) Broom
Page 356
Ruth balanced her hands atop the broom.
7. Bucket
Page 18
When Teddy sprinted by, Anna dropped the bucket and took off, too.
8. Carpet
Page 205
Heddy pulled at the loops in the carpet, staring at Jean -Rose's white-painted door, the bronze doorplate with its jagged keyhole.
10. China
Page 50
We have the china, the linen napkins, the peonies...
12. Couch
Page 271
...moving the couch out, edging the grandfather clock...
14. Dish
Page 305
Still, she'd stay inside and wash dishes, keeping her distance from the guests.
15. Dresser
Page 215
She stood in front of Anna's oval dresser mirror, tugging her shirt off one shoulder and arching the bare slop of her upper arm.
18. Forks
Page 49
She wondered if the children, or the guests fro that matter, would be able to lift these forks to their mouths.
33. Paper
Page 3
She didn't read the rest, crumpling the paper up in her fist.
35 Photos
Page 333
If I don't get these photos, I have nothing over him.
37. Pitcher
Page 189
On a small table, Karina arranged a water pitcher, a bowl of lemon wedges, and two glasses filled halfway with ice cubes.
40. Rug
Page 215
Jean-Rose tapped her navy flat against Anna's plush pink rug.
43. Sofa
Page 12
Heddy didn't know how to respond, so she opened the home's French doors and stepped into a formal living room with high wingback chairs and a tufted sofa.
45. Suitcase
Page 5
Ted reached for Heddy's suitcase, exaggerating a groan upon lifting it.
48. TV
Page 146
Gigi emitted a throaty laugh, scanning the listings of that week's TV Guide.
50. Washer
Page 323
The cycle began to spin and Heddy pressed her hands against the washer.

Double Shot by Diane Mott Davidson 9/13/2020
27. Microwave
Page 175
Tom pulled three perfectly crisp slices of bacon from the microwave.
32. Pan
Page 238
I carefully placed the pie in the oven, taking care not to jiggle Tom's brownie pan.
44. Spoon
Page 185
Priscilla interrupted by asking Sergeant Boyd how she was supposed to stir sugar into her iced tea if he didn't bring her an iced-tea spoon.

Progressive Dinner Deadly by Elizabeth Spann Craig 9/15/2020
17 Fan
Page 46 Libba was no fan of Jill's, but felt the need to point out....
23. Iron
Page 88 Lying on the floor with a puddle of blood under her head and a cast iron skillet lying next to her.
29. Mug
Page 225
...as he put a mug of hot tea in Myrtle's hands.
41. Saw
Page 19 I saw Elain the other day, but haven't seen Red for a while.


message 17: by Lex (last edited Sep 30, 2020 07:41PM) (new)

Lex (lexi_liese) | 396 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Furniture: 41-50 words


Completed: 50/50

Books Used:
The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams - Completed: 9/4/2020
The Guest List by Lucy Foley - Completed: 9/7/2020
If I Should Die by Amy Plum - Completed: 9/8/2020
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles - Completed 9/9/20
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides - Completed: 9/30/2020
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins - Completed: 9/30/2020

List:(view spoiler)


message 18: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 41462 comments Mod
Welcome Daniel, Rosa, Donna, Genevieve, Denise, Karen Kay, Susan, Kathryn, Dana, SANDYE, Anne and Lex!!


message 19: by [deleted user] (last edited Sep 26, 2020 02:27PM) (new)

September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items - completed
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020
I managed 44/50 - therefore
Furniture: 41-50 words

List:
1. Alarm
Page 291 54 When her alarm had gone off at seven, Nicci Armstrong …
The killer
2. Armoire
3. Blanket
Page 313 would ever agree to us carrying out blanket surveillance like this.
The Killer
4. Blinds
Page 100 was seeping through the chinks in the blinds and she had a ra…
The killer
5. Book
Page 160 around in his pocket and pulled out a book of matches. He tossed …pg 172 - faithless
6. Broom
Page 381 She looked in the cupboard. There was a broom, and some dusters,…
key
7. Bucket
Page 115 boy stood outside a pigpen holding a bucket between them. The girl w…
faithless
8. Carpet
Page 2 headstones, just a planting of bulbs – a carpet of crocuses and narcissi –…
The killer
9. Chair
Page 202 and floor painted a matte black, the chairs and booths scattered around th…
faithless
10. China
Page 172 she poured coffee into the large bone china breakfast cup. There was a…
The killer
11. Clock
Page 54 doors was the old- fashioned kind, a clock with three numbers. The need…
faithless
12. Couch
Page 42 sitting area. Hank had stayed on the couch watching TV with the so…
faithless
13. Curtains
Page 143 Gretel through the magnolia- scented lace curtains for half an hour.
Gingerbread

14. Dish
Page 219 and you’ll know how I feel. He loved dishing out curses like that. And o…
Gingerbread

15. Dresser
16. Dryer
17. Fan
Page 133 sure. The thunk of the low oscillating fans over a vast sea of luscious plan…
The killer
18. Forks
Page 198 cover their arses .’ He took a large forkful of shepherd’s pie, chewed it …
The killer
19. Furnace
Page 107 he was joking - the desert was like a furnace - but as the little …
key
20. Glass
Page 3 ended up smacking her shoulder into the glass pane. She edged back an…
faithless
21. Hammer
Page 438 his shoulder. The boy was yelling and hammering on Wolff's …
key
22. Heater
Page 255 was a small tub with an electric water-heater. She turned the ta…
key
23. Iron
Page 165 doorjamb. He took a nail and a flat iron and banged the nail through t…
key
24. Knife/Knives
Page 36 the blade, the hand that had held this knife, the fist that had caused so mu…
faithless
25. Lamp
Page 65 the speculum and rolled over a portable lamp. Sara felt they were all hol…
faithless
26. Linens
Page 273 unrepentant Anglophile in him. The white linen, the tiered cake st…
The killer
27. Microwave
28. Mop
Page 172 little girl, about four years old, with a mop of coppery curls. ‘Got som…
The killer
29. Mug
Page 10 Plonking down in his chair he rested the mug of coffee on a leather coa…
The killer
30. Napkin
Page 262 down and dusting off his fingers with a napkin he bought himself a few se…
The killer
31. Oven
Page 250 the gingerbread that was baking in the oven. Bianchi can never s…
gingerbread
32. Pan
Page 146 using words, Margot had shaken a frying pan at the man until he…
gingerbread
33. Paper
Page 130 right?’ Kaz thought back to the slip of paper she’d been given b…
faithless
34. Phone
Page 8 yelling at, company supervisors on the phone. She had started going in …
faithless
35. Photos
Page 544 crime scene as evidence was gathered, photos taken. Michael s…
faithless
36. Pillow
Page 371 the Russian was curled up in a nest of pillows, fast asleep.
The killer
37. Pitcher
38. Plate
Page 6 Her heart skipped a beat when she saw a plate piled high with chicken, r…
faithless
39. Radio
Page 237 fucking ridiculous.' He held his portable radio to his hand, clicking the mic.
faithless
40. Rug
Page 131 systemic change as it did. Gretel’s floor rug was a woven map of the …
gingerbread
41. Saw
Page 6 refrigerator. Her heart skipped a beat when she saw a plate piled hi…
faithless
42. Sheet
Page 401 office number,' he said, tearing off the sheet of paper. 'You can call my …
faithless
43. Sofa
Page 276 enter her own apartment, slump on the sofa, and kick off her sho…
key
44. Spoon
Page 100 tasted surprisingly good. Kaz took the spoon and managed to finish the …
The killer
45. Suitcase
Page 5 days ago, she had shown up with three suitcases in the back of h…
faithless
46. Table
Page 7 taking an orange Out of the bowl on the table. 'Tell me about your life. An…
faithless
47. Towel
Page 188 He was rubbing his hands on a dirty towel. 'I think I met you at the p…
faithless
48. TV
Page 42 Hank had stayed on the couch watching TV with the sound turned down low…
faithless
49. Vacuum
page 245 the bed: three bundles of banknotes, vacuum-packed in plastic …
the killer
50. Washer

Books used:
Faithless – Karin slaughter – 03.09.20

Gingerbread – Oyeyemi – 26.09.20

The Key to Rebecca Ken Follett 26.09.20

The Killer - Susan wilkins - 24.09.20

Faithless (Grant County, #5) by Karin Slaughter The Key to Rebecca by Ken Follett Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi The Killer (Kaz Phelps, #3) by Susan Wilkins


message 20: by Kendra (last edited Oct 01, 2020 12:21PM) (new)

Kendra | 1058 comments September Scavenger Hunt - Household Items
Duration: Sept. 1st, 2020 - Sept. 30th, 2020

Dish: 10-20 words
Bedding: 21-40 words
Furniture: 41-50 words

49/50


Diamond Fire (Hidden Legacy, #3.5) by Ilona Andrews Diamond Fire by Ilona Andrews - Sept. 1st
Sapphire Flames (Hidden Legacy, #4) by Ilona Andrews Sapphire Flames by Ilona Andrews - Sept. 3rd
Emerald Blaze (Hidden Legacy, #5) by Ilona Andrews Emerald Blaze by Ilona Andrews - Sept. 4th
To Have and to Hoax by Martha Waters To Have and to Hoax by Martha Waters - Sept. 9th
The Sound of Music Story How A Beguiling Young Novice, A Handsome Austrian Captain, and Ten Singing von Trapp Children Inspired the Most Beloved Film of All Time by Tom Santopietro The Sound of Music Story: How A Beguiling Young Novice, A Handsome Austrian Captain, and Ten Singing von Trapp Children Inspired the Most Beloved Film of All Time by Tom Santopietro - Sept. 11th
The Grammarians by Cathleen Schine The Grammarians by Cathleen Schine - Sept. 13th
Things My Son Needs to Know about the World by Fredrik Backman Things My Son Needs to Know about the World by Fredrik Backman - Sept. 14th
Clean Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles, #1) by Ilona Andrews Clean Sweep by Ilona Andrews - Sept. 15th
Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet (Charley Davidson, #4) by Darynda Jones Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet by Darynda Jones - Sept. 16th
The Lemon Sisters (Wildstone, #3) by Jill Shalvis The Lemon Sisters by Jill Shalvis - Sept. 19th
Neverwhere (London Below, #1) by Neil Gaiman Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman - Sept. 28th

List:
1. Alarm Diamond Fire
"An excellent alarm and security system" pg. 75
2. Armoire
3. Blanket Sapphire Flames
"Frida wrapped a blanket around Runa" pg. 20
4. Blinds Emerald Blaze
"The blinds on the large window" pg. 321
5. Book Emerald Blaze
"Studying the book spines" pg. 85
6. Broom Clean Sweep
"I took the broom from its spot" @ 7%
7. Bucket Sapphire Flames
"Carrying a bucket of fried chicken" pg. 83
8. Carpet Sapphire Flames
"High-traffic beige carpet" pg. 4
9. Chair Diamond Fire
" He spun his chair around" pg. 48
10. China Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
"More fragile than fine china" pg. 268
11. Clock Sapphire Flames
"The alarm clock on my nightstand" pg. 1
12. Couch Diamond Fire
"The couch to my left" pg. 128
13. Curtains To Have and to Hoax
"The curtains were pulled" @ 19%
14. Dish Sapphire Flames
"I put the dish on the floor" pg. 148
15. Dresser The Grammarians
"The dresser in the front hall" pg. 25
16. Dryer The Grammarians
"Like someone left him in the dryer" pg. 84
17. Fan Sapphire Flames
"They would be force to fan out" pg. 113
18. Forks Sapphire Flames
"Distribute forks, knives, and napkins" pg. 205
19. Furnace Neverwhere
"A squat, giant metal furnace" @ 19%
20. Glass Diamond Fire
"A large glass with an extra wide straw" pg. 50
21. Hammer Diamond Fire
"Taking a hammer and smashing" pg. 86
22. Heater Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
"My heater stopped working" pg. 29
23. Iron Emerald Blaze
"Some sort of iron alloy" pg. 18
24. Knife/Knives Sapphire Flames
"It hid my knife" pg. 40
25. Lamp Emerald Blaze
"Reaching over to turn off the lamp" pg. 103
26. Linens To Have and to Hoax
"Beneath the bed linens" @ 39%
27. Microwave Things My Son Needs to Know about the World
"Fix a microwave oven" pg. 75
28. Mop To Have and to Hoax
"One less tea stain to mop up" @ 6%
29. Mug Sapphire Flames
"The mug of hot chocolate" pg. 20
30. Napkins Sapphire Flames
"Distribute forks, knives, and napkins" pg. 205
31. Oven Sapphire Flames
"Popped them in the oven" pg. 91
32. Pan Sapphire Flames
"Bread rolls off the baking pan" pg. 205
33. Paper Diamond Fire
"Folded pieces of paper equaled love letters" pg. 115
34. Phone Diamond Fire
"My phone chimed" pg. 24
35. Photos The Sound of Music Story: How A Beguiling Young Novice, A Handsome Austrian Captain, and Ten Singing von Trapp Children Inspired the Most Beloved Film of All Time
"Post-surgery photos" pg. 213
36. Pillow Diamond Fire
"A blue pillow with the Sealight on it" pg. 137
37. Pitcher Things My Son Needs to Know about the World
"Sharing a large pitcher" pg. 123
38. Plate Diamond Fire
"I put my plate into the sink" pg. 4
39. Radio Sapphire Flames
"Man got on his radio" pg. 124
40. Rug Sapphire Flames
"Already moved the rug" pg. 20
41. Saw Sapphire Flames
"Took the reciprocating saw" pg. 170
42. Sheets The Grammarians
"No sheets on their beds" pg. 113
43. Sofa Diamond Fire
"The outdoor sofa on the porch" pg. 126
44. Spoon To Have and to Hoax
"Waving a spoon dismissively" @ 20%
45. Suitcase Sapphire Flames
"Pulling a wheeled suitcase" pg. 167
46. Table Diamond Fire
"I sat at our family kitchen table" pg. 1
47. Towel Sapphire Flames
"Wiped my hands on a kitchen towel" pg. 94
48. TV Diamond Fire
"It's like a TV movie for tweeners" pg. 105
49. Vacuum Diamond Fire
" In vacuum-sealed cases" pg. 35
50. Washer The Lemon Sisters
"Gestured to his washer and dryer" pg. 260

Still Need:
2. Armoire


message 21: by Helen (last edited Sep 10, 2020 01:16PM) (new)

Helen | 1019 comments Fun!

September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Choose your level:
+++++Dish: 10-20 words
Bedding: 21-40 words
Furniture: 41-50 words

17 out of 10-20

Books Read:
1) How to Walk Away Katherine Center 9-2-20 (H)
2) Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday Judith Viorst 9-3-20 (A)
3) Hollywood Dogs Meish Goldish 9-6-20 (D)
4) Crime-Fighting Animals Julie Murray 9-10-20 (C)

List:
1. Alarm
2. Armoire
++3. Blanket H p. 34 "quilt from home and a fuzzy throw blanket."
4. Blinds
++5. Book D p. 19 "she looked like the drawings of Toto in the original book."
6. Broom
7. Bucket
++8. Carpet H p. 93 "we'd made a carpet of hair sprinkles all around the wheels"
++9. Chair H p. 33 "Nina could easily have lifted me and placed me in the chair"
10. China
++11. Clock C p. 29 "Police officers and their dogs are together around the clock."
12. Couch
++13. Curtains H p. 35 "You could open the curtains"
++14. Dish H p. 257 "
15. Dresser
16. Dryer
17. Fan
18. Forks
19. Furnace
++20. Glass H p. 144 "Get you a glass of water?"
21. Hammer
22. Heater
23. Iron
++24. Knife/Knives A p. 17 "I tried to get my nickel out with a butter knife"
25. Lamp
26. Linens
27. Microwave
28. Mop
29. Mug
30. Napkins
31. Oven
++32. Pan H p. 214 "Out of the frying pan into the fire."
++33. Paper H p. 213 "cutting heart decorations out of construction paper."
++34. Phone H p. 123 "My cell phone has like fifty messages."
++35. Photos H p. 93 "taking photos of me"
++36. Pillow H p. 130 "I leaned my head back against the pillow"
37. Pitcher
++38. Plate H p. 220 "yellowish plastic cover on the dinner plate"
39. Radio
++40. Rug H p. 200 "he tripped on a little rag rug"
41. Saw
42. Sheets
43. Sofa
44. Spoon
45. Suitcase
46. Table
47. Towel
++48. TV D p. 5 "she solved problems for her TV family."
49. Vacuum
50. Washer


message 22: by Kimberly (last edited Oct 02, 2020 07:00PM) (new)

Kimberly (whatkreads) | 407 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Choose your level: Bedding: 21-40 words
Found: 36


1. Alarm
2. Armoire

3. Blanket: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 144 “He falls asleep immediately, clutching the edge of Zin’s afghan blanket.” (9.2.20)

4. Blinds: The Good, the Bad and the Guacamole by Rebecca Adler by Kate Lansing pg. 136 “Tom flips a book open and turns up his jazz.” (9.2.20)

5. Book: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 136 “Tom flips a book open and turns up his jazz.” (9.2.20)

6. Broom: The Good, the Bad and the Guacamole by Rebecca Adler pg. 18 "She grabbed a broom and started sweeping invisible dust bunnies from the floor." (9.15.20)

7. Bucket

8. Carpet: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 135 “After Sage and I part ways, I wear down the carpet in my apartment, pacing back and forth.” (9.2.20)

9. Chair: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 234 “On seeing my brother, Jason leaps to his feet, so abruptly he tips his chair over, and takes a swing at him.” (9.3.20)

10. China

11. Clock: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 191 “The clock chimes noon and Deloris starts as if waking from a nightmare.” (8.2.20)

12. Couch: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 109 “Liam flops onto the couch and resumes gulping his coffee.” (9.2.20)

13. Curtains: Murder with a Twist by Allyson K. Abbott pg. 71 “The curtains were bedsheets strung on rods, the furniture was well used and mismatched - most likely yard sale stuff or rentals - and the kitchen was so bare it looked like whoever lived there had been on vacation for weeks.” (9.12.20)

14. Dish: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 192 “He goes about cleaning our glasses, setting them on a dish rack to dry.” (9.2.20)

15. Dresser: Murder with a Twist by Allyson K. Abbott pg. 118 “A long, wooden dresser with two columns of drawers stood to the left just inside the door.” (9.13.20)

16. Dryer: Death on the Green by Catie Murphy loc 196 "There's a washer and dryer at the clubhouse." (9.22.20)

17. Fan: The Good, the Bad and the Guacamole by Rebecca Adler pg. 22 " Now that the door was open, I recognized the droning sound of an oscillating fan." (9.16.20)

18. Forks
19. Furnace

20. Glass: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 110 “The next photo features Gaskel pawing at his empty glass mere minutes before his fatal sip.” (9.2.20)

21. Hammer: Murder with a Twist by Allyson K. Abbott pg. 211 "But he didn't have the necessary equipment to mine it so he chipped out a few surface nuggets with his hammer and knife, and then decided to head back to town." (9.14.20)

22. Heater
23. Iron

24. Knife: Murder with a Twist by Allyson K. Abbott pg. 143 “As it stood now, the media had said that Belinda Cooper was stabbed to death, and the presumption on the part of the public was that a knife was used.” (9.13.20)

25. Lamp: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 154 “I pass the stack to Eli, who straightens to his full six feet and moves closer to the floor lamp.” (9.2.20)

26. Linens: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 258 “The rental company is delivering the linens, utensils, and banquet table when I get to my shop.” (9.3.20)

27. Microwave: The Good, the Bad and the Guacamole by Rebecca Adler pg. 21 "Straight ahead, the clock on the microwave invited me in for a look-see." (9.16.20)

28. Mop

29. Mug: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 159 “Morning sunshine, I say, plunking a mug of coffee and plate of dry toast on the table in front of Liam.” (9.2.20)

30. Napkins: Murder with a Twist by Allyson K. Abbott pg. 16 “Before long, the group was busy drawing pictures on napkins of elaborate setups that used physics to perform the feat, but one by one each idea was discarded.” (9.12.20)

31. Oven: Perfectly Matched by Heather Webber pg. 46 "The stairwell felt like an oven, so Sean made the introductions quickly." (9.29.20)

32. Pan: The Good, the Bad and the Guacamole by Rebecca Adler pg. 21 "The whole mess smelled like fajitas, and, sure enough, I discovered bits of chicken stuck to the pan." (9.16.20)

33. Paper: Murder with a Twist by Allyson K. Abbott pg. 189 “Everyone at the table had pens and paper of some sort to write on.” (9.13.20)

34. Phone: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 184 “My palm grows sweaty and I switch my phone to my other hand.” (8.2.20)

35. Photos: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 113 “There’s something in Liam’s photos from the opening, I can feel it.” (9.2.20)

36. Pillow: Perfectly Matched by Heather Webber pg. 108 "Fluffing the pillow behind my head, I wiggled, trying to get comfortable." (9.30.20)

37. Pitcher

38. Plate: Dim Sum of All Fears by Vivien Chien pg. 186 “The waitress dropped off the calamari and Adam scooped some onto his plate.” (9.11.20)

39. Radio: Dim Sum of All Fears by Vivien Chien pg. 42 “Peter was busy on the grill, bobbing his head to the heavy metal humming from his kitchen radio.” (9.9.20)

40. Rug: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 156 “I start for where Liam is snoring on the couch, tripping over the geometric-print area rug.” (9.2.20)

41. Saw
42. Sheets:

43. Sofa: The Good, the Bad and the Guacamole by Rebecca Adler pg. 21 "From the entranceway, I could make out the silhouette of a sofa, chair, and love seat in the dim living room." (9.16.20)

44. Spoon: Dim Sum of All Fears by Vivien Chien pg. 119 “Brandon was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and I think it rotted him from the inside out.” (9.10.20)

45. Suitcase: Murder with a Twist by Allyson K. Abbott pg. 17 “I always keep a suitcase in the back of my car.” (9.12.20)

46. Table: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 163 “The posters that used to line the walls have been ripped down, only the pushpins remaining, and the base amp my brother uses as an end table is covered in dust, tiny shards of glass, and mystery liquid dripping from an upended cup.” (9.2.20)

47. Towel: Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing pg. 279 “Reid turns serious, wiping his hands on a towel.” (9.3.20)

48. TV: Dim Sum of All Fears by Vivien Chien pg. 252 “Inside, he was sitting at his usual spot at the bar, his eyes fixed on the TV overhead.” (9.11.20)

49. Vacuum
50. Washer

Books Read:
Killer Chardonnay by Kate Lansing (9.3.20)
Dim Sum of All Fears by Vivien Chien (9.11.20)
Murder with a Twist by Allyson K. Abbott (9.15.20)
The Good, the Bad and the Guacamole by Rebecca Adler (9.18.20)
Death on the Green by Catie Murphy (9.28.20)
Perfectly Matched by Heather Webber (9.30.20)


message 23: by Emeli (last edited Sep 06, 2020 10:44AM) (new)

Emeli Webb | 333 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Choose your level:
Dish: 10-20 words
Bedding: 21-40 words
Furniture: 41-50 words

List:
1. Alarm
2. Armoire
3. Blanket
4. Blinds
5. Book
6. Broom
7. Bucket
8. Carpet
9. Chair
10. China
11. Clock
12. Couch
13. Curtains
14. Dish
15. Dresser
16. Dryer
17. Fan
18. Forks
19. Furnace
20. Glass
21. Hammer
22. Heater
23. Iron
24. Knife/Knives
25. Lamp
26. Linens
27. Microwave
28. Mop
29. Mug
30. Napkins
31. Oven
32. Pan
33. Paper
34. Phone
35. Photos
36. Pillow
37. Pitcher
38. Plate
39. Radio
40. Rug
41. Saw
42. Sheets
43. Sofa
44. Spoon
45. Suitcase
46. Table- Claimings, Tails, and Other Alien Artifacts loc 95 liam headed back to his table
47. Towel
48. TV
49. Vacuum
50. Washer


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Elle (elleay) | 1512 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items

Furniture: 41-50 words

Found: 47/50

Magic Triumphs | Ilona Andrews - Sep 1
1. Alarm - A hint of alarm undercut her words. (p. 30)
3. Blanket - Conlan's crib was empty, his blanket hanging ... (p. 48)
5. Book - Christopher sat in a chair, reading a book. (p. 152)
6. Broom - I could get a broom and poke him with it. (p. 50)
7. Bucket - She grabbed a bucket of water from next to ... (p. 310)
9. Chair - I pointed to my client chair. (p. 31)
11. Clock - The clock on the wall told me ... (p. 5)
12. Couch - ... on our couch with a stomachache. (p. 92)
13. Curtains - ... through the gap between the curtains. (p. 5)
14. Dish - ... he would've cleaned the dishes for us overnight. (p. 255)
16. Dryer - ... checked the laundry room, the washing machine, and the dryer. (p. 173)
18. Forks - drawer open and began extracting forks and knives. (p. 256)
20. Glass - took a pitcher of iced tea out and poured myself a glass. (p. 195)
21. Hammer - came at me, swinging her hammer. (p. 200)
24. Knives - drawer open and began extracting forks and knives. (p. 256)
25. Lamp - carrying a large Tiffany-style lamp (p. 230)
29. Mug - slowly cooling in my favorite mug. (p. 229)
31. Oven - pulled three loaves of bread out of the oven. (p. 50)
32. Pan - setting a pan on the stove. (p. 255)
33. Paper - came back out with a piece of paper and a pencil. (p. 63)
34. Phone - I picked up the phone and dialed the Bouda House. (p. 26)
35. Photos - "Rowena's vampire took the photos. ..." (p. 155)
36. Pillow - I groaned and put a pillow on my face. (p. 113)
37. Pitcher - opened the fridge, took a pitcher of iced tea out, (p. 195)
38. Plate - Conlan licked the plate clean (p. 53)
40. Rug - The old rug must've been vibrant at some point (p. 231)
41. Saw - I saw familiar faces (p. 200)
42. Sheets - under the sheets, nothing could go wrong. (p. 299)
43. Sofa - walked into the living room, and sat on the sofa. (p. 244)
44. Spoon - Luther got a spoon and scooped a big dollop of honey (p. 129)
46. Table - wooden box on the metal table by the entrance. (p. 118)
47. Towel - my hands on a kitchen towel. (p. 62)

Dark Horse | Michelle Diener - Sep 10
30. Napkins - He reached for a napkin and rubbed at it. (p. 409)
39. Radio - and singing along to the radio ... (p. 152)

The Wall of Winnipeg and Me | Mariana Zapata - Sep 13
8. Carpet - I envisioned the stained carpet in my apartment (p. 75)
15. Dresser - There was a large matching dresser with a big vanity mirror (p. 151)
22. Heater - turning the car and the heater on. (p. 302)
23. Iron - waiting for the waffle iron to heat up. (p. 143)
27. Microwave - set my plate in the microwave to warm up. (p. 399)
45. Suitcase - I grabbed my suitcase from the backseat (p. 243)
49. Vacuum - I'd barely unplugged the vacuum and turned around (p. 218)
50. Washer - I'd left them in the washer too long (p. 30)

The Grand Sophy | Georgette Heyer - Sep 17
4. Blinds - the blinds had been drawn a little way across (p. 146)
17. Fan - Sophy dropped her fan, exclaiming (p. 174)
26. Linens - wrapping plain facts up in clean linen, but to be ... (p. 16)

Jackalope Wives and Other Stories | T. Kingfisher - Sep 19
48. TV - it was very dim and she could hear a TV blaring somewhere (p. 42)

The Left-Handed Booksellers of London | Garth Nix - Sep 26
10. China - candle stubs melted onto chipped china saucers. (p. 112)

List:
2. Armoire
19. Furnace
28. Mop


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message 27: by Jessica (last edited Sep 26, 2020 07:22PM) (new)

Jessica (jvblazejak) | 375 comments ✅Done!!!✅ 44/50

September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Choose your level:
Dish: 10-20 words
Bedding: 21-40 words
Furniture: 41-50 words


✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺✺

✮34/50✮
A Date with Darcy (Bookish Boyfriends, #1) by Tiffany Schmidt
★★
10 September 2020

1. Alarm: "...still rested on the fire alarm..." p. 65
3. Blanket: "'Go grab the blanket...'" p. 76
5. Book: "...her own feelings about the books..." p. 7
7. Bucket: "...carrying the bucket of brushes..." p. 153
8. Carpet: "...flowers printed on the carpet." p. 56
9. Chair: "...settled into the chair..." p. 38
11. Clock: "...glanced at the hall clock and paled." p. 50
12. Couch: "...over the arm of the couch..." p. 243
13. Curtains: "She went through the beaded curtains..." p. 9
14. Dish: "Dad was washing dishes..." p. 165
15. Dresser: "...novel propped on my dresser." p. 6
16. Dryer: "...held open by my hair dryer..." p. 6
17. Fan: "I wasn't a fan of Lilly's future mother-in-law..." p. 15
20. Glass: "Those were in glass cases..." p. 25
21. Hammer: "Her words were falling, hammering against my mind..." p. 97
22. Heater: "...hottest shower our water heater would allow..." p. 158
24. Knife/Knives: "...twisted the knife in his back." p. 308
25. Lamp: "...picked out some lamps we both like..." p. 126
29. Mug: "I swear the mug had been regular brushed steel..." p. 30
32. Pan: "...second guess the Peter Pan collar..." p. 8
33. Paper: "...a stack of papers..." p. 28
34. Phone: "She deserved a phone call..." p. 27
35. Photos: "The walls were covered with photos..." p. 10
36. Pillow: "...in the mound of throw pillows I used..." p. 8
38. Plate: "...overload a plate with appetizers..." p. 53
39. Radio: "At the public radio..." p. 173
40. Rug: "...and sat on my rag rug." p. 118
41. Saw: "I already saw him every day..." p. 17
43. Sofa: "I peeled myself off the sofa..." p. 243
44. Spoon: "The spoon in Curtis's hand..." p. 229
46. Table: "...two girls sitting at the table..." p. 35
47. Towel: "...I wrapped a towel around my hair..." p. 158
48. TV: "'I watched disgusting amounts of TV today.'" p. 192
49. Vacuum: "...empty trash can, or the vacuum." p. 215


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✮40/50✮
What Girls Are Made Of by Elana K. Arnold
★★★★
26 September 2020

4. Blinds: "I think of the mini blinds..." p. 184
23. Iron: "...and at the iron tip..." p. 89
27. Microwave: "...a few bags of microwave popcorn..." p. 109
37. Pitcher: "...a pitcher that she pulls out from the bottom shelf." p. 177
42. Sheets: "...smoothed the wrinkles from the sheets..." p. 3
45. Suitcase: "....taking them out of her suitcase..." p. 82

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✮44/50✮
The Best Laid Plans by Cameron Lund
★★★
14 September 2020

18. Forks: "Andrew and Cecilia are slowly making me want to gouge my eyes out with my fork." p. 119
28. Mop: "...scrubbing down counters, mopping the floors..." p. 28
30. Napkins: "I pull the napkin from his hands." p. 37
31. Oven: "...leaving them to deal with the oven." p. 213

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List:
2. Armoire:
6. Broom:
10. China:
19. Furnace:
26. Linens:
50. Washer:

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message 28: by Chelsea (last edited Oct 01, 2020 09:16PM) (new)

Chelsea Jones (chelspels) | 714 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items FINISHED
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Choose your level:
Furniture: 41-50 words

49/41-50

List:
2. Armoire

Tall, Dark and Cowboy - Joanne Kennedy 9/3/20
1. Alarm - pg 206 "...she felt alarm spiraling..."
3. Blanket - pg 31 "...under the blanket."
4. Blinds - pg 146 "...levered the Venetian blinds shut..."
5. Book - pg 281 "...keep the books for..."
8. Carpet - pg 55 "The tweedy brown carpet had..."
9. Chair - pg 56"...the back of the chair..."
10. China - pg 20 "...chairs and china teacups."
13. Curtains - pg 58 "...put up some curtains..."
14. Dish - pg 72 "A dog food dish on the floor..."
15. Dresser - pg 190 "...with a dresser and a bed..."
16. Dryer - pg 73 "...over a washer-dryer combo."
17. Fan - pg 30 "...be a big fan of goats..."
20. Glass - pg 114 "...which included a glass-walled..."
23. Iron - pg 324 "A tire iron would have been nice..."
24. Knife - pg 219 "...wield a butcher knife with Iron Chef..."
25. Lamp pg 74 "...and flicked off the lamp."
30. Napkins - pg 221 "Chase pulled a napkin out..."
31. Oven - pg 187 "She flicked on the oven and..."
32. Pan - pg 230 "...the hot pan in towels..."
33. Paper - pg 222 "Cody snatched a paper towel..."
34. Phone - pg 310 "She handed the phone to Annie."
35. Photos - pg 33 "...wallet-sized photos to..."
36. Pillow - pg 329 "...onto the pillow to..."
37. Pitcher - pg 345 "...big-eared little pitcher..."
38. Plate - pg 230 "...along with paper plates and..."
39. Radio - pg 270 "The radio hushed a moment..."
41. Saw - pg 377 "...and saw the woman's feet..."
42. Sheets - pg 265 "...at the rumpled sheets."
43. Sofa - pg 182 "The sofa cushions were hard..."
44. Spoon - pg 340 "A drawer held spoons but no..."
45. Suitcase - pg 102 "Shutting the suitcase. Lacey..."
46. Table - "...redwood picnic table so..."
47. Towel - pg 222 "Cody snatched a paper towel from..."
48. TV - pg 236 "'You want to watch TV?'"
50. Washer - pg 73 "...over a washer-dryer combo."

Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It - Gary Taubes 9/9/20
12. Couch - pg 83 "...the experts now couch the..."
19. Furnace - pg 51 "...to furnace tenders who..."
27. Microwave - pg 229 "...cooked in a microwave oven..."
49. Vacuum - pg 127 "...don't work in a vacuum, and..."

Death's Hand - S.M. Reine 9/14/20
6. Broom - pg 79 "...grabbed a broom and..."
11. Clock - pg 36 "'the clock's been wound again.'"
18. Forks - pg 22 "...juices with his fork."
21. Hammer - pg 64 "...as a blow from a hammer."
22. Heater - pg 4 "...and a rattling space heater..."
28. Mop - pg 110 "...a steel-handled mop from..."
29. Mug - pg 8 "...cupping the mug between..."
40. Rug - pg 21 "...fancy throw rug."

Where'd You Go, Bernadette - Maria Semple 9/16/20
7. Bucket - pg 334 "...a paprika-colored bucket, the..."
26. Linens - pg 239 "...upstairs to the linen closet."


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message 30: by [deleted user] (last edited Oct 07, 2020 04:25AM) (new)

September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Furniture: 41-50 words

Lie to Me by J.T. Ellison
Lie to Me by J.T. Ellison - 9/1
1. Alarm: p. 185: "She'd slept through her alarm."
3. Blanket: p. 242: "...the soft fleece blanket wrapped around her shoulder..."
5. Book: p. 30: "...the canceled book contract."
7. Bucket: p. 212: "...ice bucket full of open magnums of champane."
9. Chair: p. 19: "Her purse was on the floor next to her chair."
10. China: p. 104: "A genteel sip, a clink of china."
11. Clock: p. 113: "Holly looked at the car's clock."
12. Couch: p. 87: "He'd passed out on the couch."
13. Curtains: p. 57: "...the heavy orange silk curtains he didn't like?"
14. Dish: p. 115: "She snapped his leg with a dish towel."
17. Fan: p. 33: "I'm a fan of your work."
20. Glass: p. 17: "...a glass of milk..."
23. Iron: p. 203: "...the scrolled wrought iron balconette..."
24. Knife/Knives: p. 21: "Way to twist the knife..."
29. Mug: p. 293: "She had a mug of tea in one hand..."
30. Napkins: p. 271: "...she wrapped it in napkins and stashed it..."
31. Oven: p. 70: "...the double convection oven that just barely slid into the wall space..."
33. Paper: p. 17: "She read the paper..."
34. Phone: p. 19: "Her cell phone was in the charger."
35. Photos: p. 92: "...thinking about the photos she'd seen..."
38. Plate: p. 57: "...the plate balanced on his knee..."
39. Radio: p. 213: "...soft French jazz on the radio..."
42. Sheets: p. 35: "...sitting naked in the rumpled sheets..."
43. Sofa: p. 162: "He arranged her on the small sofa..."
44. Spoon: p. 114: "...the wooden spoon hovered over the wok."
45. Suitcase: p. 19: "Her suitcase was in the closet..."
46. Table: p. 17: "...at the kitchen table with a bowl of cereal
47. Towel: p. 312: "a Ziploc bag of ice and a kitchen towel..."
48. TV: p. 89: "He decided to stay away from the TV..."

Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren
Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren - 9/1
8. Carpet: p. 15: "...stone path like an emeral carpet."
15. Dresser: p. 184: "...on the TV on my dresser..."
16. Dryer: p. 172: "...found my clothes in the dryer."
19. Furnace: p. 146: "You're a furnace."
21. Hammer: p. 13: "I brandish the hammer in victory."
27. Microwave: p. 131: "...and pop them into the microwave."
28. Mop: p. 11: "I look like a filthy mop head..."
32. Pan: p. 71: "...of the still-smoking cast iron pan."
36. Pillow: p. 155: "...a little note on my pillow..."
37. Pitcher: p. 15: "...he holds up the margarita pitcher in question..."
40. Rug: p. 80: "...scuttling across the rug on my hands and knees..."

Worth It by S.M. Shade
Worth It by S.M. Shade - 9/5
6. Broom: p. 279: "...I grab the broom from the corner..."
18. Forks: p. 23: "...one of the little shrimp forks from the buffet table."
49. Vacuum: p. 207: "...I'm packed in this dress like a vacuum-packed ham..."
50. Washer: p. 256: "...I throw my dirty clothes into the washer..."

Sure Thing (Best Laid Plans, #1) by Jana Aston
Sure Thing by Jana Aston - 9/6
25. Lamp: p. 81: "...comes to a stop when it hits the base of a lamp."

The Bitterroot Inn (Jamison Valley, #5) by Devney Perry
The Bitterroot Inn by Devney Perry - 9/20
26. Linens: loc 193: "...update a reservation or fold a load of linens."

Hot Head (Head #1) by Damon Suede
Hot Head by Damon Suede - 9/30
4. Blinds: p. 84: "...pulled down the blinds..."


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message 32: by Kay (PhoenixArisen) (last edited Sep 23, 2020 03:52AM) (new)

Kay (PhoenixArisen) (phoenixarisen) | 426 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020
Level: Furniture: 41-50 words
Completed: 48/48

The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells - 3/9/20 (24 words found)
◘ Alarm - "The Martians, alarmed by the approach of a crowd..." - 38%
◘ Blinds - "My French windows face towards Ottershaw and the blind was up." - 5%
◘ Book - "Students sat over their books." - 17%
◘ Carpet - "I was cold and wet, and with little pools of water about me on the stair carpet." - 25%
◘ Clock - "Here and there were things that people had dropped - a clock, a slipper." - 29%
◘ Curtains - "The curtains of my study fluttered out." - 90%
◘ Dresser - "Contrasting vividly with this ruin was the neat dresser." - 61%
◘ Forks - "But in and beyond the town the road forks repeatedly." - 53%
◘ Furnace - "...keep the crowd from crushing the driver against his furnace." - 48%
◘ Glass - "The white cloth with its silver and glass table furniture." - 17%
◘ Hammer - "A noise of hammering from the pit was heard by many people." - 17%
◘ Iron - "...it softens iron, cracks and melts..." - 13%
◘ Knife/Knives - "A dislike to eating peas with a knife." - 80%
◘ Lamp - "...peering at me from under the pink lamp shade." - 17%
◘ Oven - "I was knocked headlong across the floor against the oven handle." - 61%
◘ Paper - "There was nothing of this in the papers except a little note..." - 3%
◘ Pillow - "His hair disordered from his pillow." - 42%
◘ Pitcher - "...animated to an extraordinary pitch." - 63%
◘ Plate - "...packed a few valuables, such plate as we had." - 21%
◘ Saw - "He saw Miss Elphinstone covering her eyes." - 53%
◘ Sheets - "Down the hill the sheets of the flooded river." - 74%
◘ Sofa - "...slept on a black horsehair sofa I found there." - 86%
◘ Spoon - "A silver spoon, and the like poor valuables." - 29%
◘ Table - "Feeling my way in the darkness, to the little table." - 3%

The Last Days of Thunder Child by C.A. Powell - 4/9/20 (9 words found)
◘ Blanket - "Laying a blanket of thick, black smoke." - 38%
◘ Bucket - "He pointed to the buckets." - 5%
◘ Chair - "Mister Stanley grabbed two armchair coverings." - 38%
◘ China - "I have in China." - 55%
◘ Dish - "...plunged them into the dirty dish-water." - 38%
◘ Fan - "The discord fanned out across the estuary." - 71%
◘ Heater - "Perry felt the intense heat." - 48%
◘ Mop - "...and mops. Take these." - 5%
◘ Photos - "There was a framed black and white photo of Thunder Child." - 14%

Vegas Style by Toni Kenyon - 6/9/20 (4 words found)
◘ Dryer - "I sucked in a lungful of hot, dry air." - 7%
◘ Phone - "It was the great Julian MacAvoy on the phone," - 8%
◘ Suitcase - "It wasn't much different from living out of a suitcase." - 25%
◘ Towel - "When Paul returned, he dropped a towel on the table." - 75%

The Last Days of Purgatory: The Martian Apocalypse of Victorian London. by C.A. Powell - 8/9/20 (2 words found)
◘ Linens - "There was dirty bed linen scattered." - 41%
◘ Washer - "Washing away the stench of Martians." - 64%

Beauty and the Beast Novelization by Elizabeth Rudnick - 10/9/20 (4 words found)
◘ Armoire - "There was a large white-and-gold painted armoire." - pg 91
◘ Napkins - "Her hands unclenched the napkins she was holding." - pg 124
◘ Pan - "Pots and pans bubbled." - pg 122
◘ Rug - "The rug beneath her feet was faded and worn." - pg 129

Virtually Yours by Jeremy Holt - 11/9/20 (1 word found)
◘ Couch - "When I say 'walks' I mean vegging out on my couch." - 24%

Under the Alpha's Protection by Ava Adams - 14/9/20 (1 word found)
◘ Mug - "This man was trying to mug me or even worse." - 12%

The Garage by J. Dispenza - 15/9/20 (1 word found)
◘ Radio - "The radio roared to life." - 28%

You're My Pet Vol. 1 by Yayoi Ogawa - 22/9/20 (2 words found)
◘ TV - "But Sumire...your favorite show is on TV!" - 38%
◘ Vacuum - "If you don't like the vacuum cleaner, go up to the loft." - 54%


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Welcome Kay!


message 34: by Ferenc (last edited Sep 11, 2020 08:21AM) (new)

Ferenc (aeneth) | 1635 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020


Goal: Furniture: 41-50 words
Done: 49

The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore by Kim Fu The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore by Kim Fu – 02/09/2020 - 42 words
(view spoiler)

Wow, No Thank You. by Samantha Irby Wow, No Thank You. by
Samantha Irby – 09/06/2020 - 7 words
(view spoiler)

List:
2. Armoire


message 35: by Shash (last edited Sep 26, 2020 08:35PM) (new)

Shash | 1746 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
September 2020

Choose your level:
Dish: 10-20 words
Bedding: 21-40 words
Furniture: 41-50 words

50/50 Words Found

List:
1. Alarm - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...his dreaded phone alarm began to buzz..." (pg 128)
2. Armoire - Intertwine by Nichole Van (9/7/20)
"...dress after dress, hanging them in her armoire." (pg 106)
3. Blanket - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...evenings playing chess on a blanket out back." (pg 75)
4. Blinds - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"The distinct clatter of blinds moving from bottom to top..." (pg 177)
5. Book - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...the big chair while devouring their favorite books." (pg 101)
6. Broom - Saving the Captain by Jennifer Youngblood (9/15/20)
"...ran outside with her broom, scaring off her attacker." (pg 2)
7. Bucket - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...on the diamond-crusted base of the ice bucket." (pg 28)
8. Carpet - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...a red carpet leading up to the entrance." (pg 33)
9. Chair - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...he rose from the chair and began unbuttoning his shirt." (pg 65)
10. China - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"The china had been Betzy's contribution..." (pg 92)
11. Clock - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"And it would be off the clock." (pg 88)
12. Couch - Deadly Isle by Dani Pettrey (9/3/20)
"...front door open and carried her to the couch..." (pg 30)
13. Curtains - Deadly Isle by Dani Pettrey (9/3/20)
"Light filtered through the white gossamer curtains..." (pg 58)
14. Dish - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...a translator app to settle on a dish." (pg 45)
15. Dresser - The Trouble with Billionaires by Michelle Pennington (9/19/20)
"...turned back to her dresser to get some shorts..." (pg 111)
16. Dryer - The Trouble with Billionaires by Michelle Pennington (9/19/20)
"...sign of dampness, then turned off the dryer." (pg 125)
17. Fan - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"I'm a big fan of your work." (pg 18)
18. Forks - Intertwine by Nichole Van (9/7/20)
"Like which fork to use when eating partridge..." (pg 22)
19. Furnace - How to Not Fall for the Guy Next Door by Meg Easton (9/22/20)
"It's always a furnace in here." (pg 160)
20. Glass - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...as he brought the glass to his lips." (pg 14)
21. Hammer - Deadly Isle by Dani Pettrey (9/3/20)
"...setting his hammer back into his toolbox." (pg 92)
22. Heater - Deadly Isle by Dani Pettrey (9/3/20)
"...the cellar and along to the hot water heater." (pg 21)
23. Iron - Deadly Isle by Dani Pettrey (9/3/20)
"...smiled at her, an iron skillet in hand." (pg 62)
24. Knife/Knives - Deadly Isle by Dani Pettrey (9/3/20)
"A knife blade stabbed through the slit..." (pg 46)
25. Lamp - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...she settled into bed and flicked off the lamp." (pg 148)
26. Linens - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"A bed made up with some seriously luxurious linens." (pg 59)
27. Microwave - Intertwine by Nichole Van (9/7/20)
"...as her food rotated in the microwave." (pg 32)
28. Mop - The Rookie by Taylor Hart (9/9/20)
"...then roughly mopped his face and let out a sigh." (Loc 2132)
29. Mug - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...a bright white mug with what looked like a family crest on it." (pg 60)
30. Napkins - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...sending the napkins up and off the table..." (pg 81)
31. Oven - Saving Forever by Jennifer Youngblood (9/15/20)
"...sold a decent number of Dutch oven trivets..." (pg 46)
32. Pan - Saving Forever by Jennifer Youngblood (9/15/20)
"...lifting her cake pan neatly over the head of a small child..." (pg 76)
33. Paper - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...sub sandwich on a sheet of butcher paper..." (pg 131)
34. Phone - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"He slipped the phone back into his pocket..." (pg 13)
35. Photos - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...the amount of photos she'd found with the number of years..." (pg 33)
36. Pillow - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"She pulled the pillow from her face." (pg 177)
37. Pitcher - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...seeing it from the pitcher's mound, that was another." (pg 194)
38. Plate - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...as she slid his plate before him." (pg 48)
39. Radio - Deadly Isle by Dani Pettrey (9/3/20)
"...close to the radio in case there is a storm-related injury." (pg 84)
40. Rug - The Truth about Billionaires by Michelle Pennington (9/20/20)
"...shoes kicked off on the rug by the front door..." (pg 187)
41. Saw - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...she saw the hurt on his face." (pg 35)
42. Sheets - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"Viv grumbled beneath the sheet." (pg 177)
43. Sofa - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"A long, leather sofa stood to his right..." (pg 28)
44. Spoon - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...the public was eating it up with a spoon." (pg 16)
45. Suitcase - Deadly Isle by Dani Pettrey (9/3/20)
"...at the docks with his suitcase and ran in..." (pg 75)
46. Table - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...they brought notes to my table during lunch." (pg 5)
47. Towel - Deadly Isle by Dani Pettrey (9/3/20)
"Her cousin's towel still hanging on the hook." (pg 10)
48. TV - The Billionaire's Second Chance by Kimberly Krey (9/2/20)
"...that whole scandal with the live TV wedding and all..." (pg 9)
49. Vacuum - Intertwine by Nichole Van (9/7/20)
"She noted the vacuum cleaner and bucket of cleaning supplies..." (pg 53)
50. Washer - You've Got Email by Heather Tullis (9/26/20)
"After starting laundry in each of the washers..." (Loc 866)


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message 38: by Grace (last edited Oct 01, 2020 06:41AM) (new)

Grace Worland | 1150 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Choose your level:
Dish: 10-20 words
Bedding: 21-40 words
Furniture: 41-50 words

Words found: 36

List:
Until Midnight: Happily Ever Alpha World-Gwendolyn Grace 9/3
1. Alarm- “I set the alarm and twisted the key” 35%
3. Blanket- “Carina wrapped a blanket around us,” 97%
8. Carpet- “I rolled the carpet sweeper across the floor” 20%
9. Chair- “sprayed down my chair with sanitizer” 45%
11. Clock- “though my internal clock was running two hours ahead.” 65%
12. Couch- “Todd stumbled from the couch and made his way into the kitchen” 32%
15. Dresser-” I didn’t even own a dresser” 24%
17. Fan- “It doesn't look like you’re a fan of whatever is in that glass” 6%
20. Glass- “It doesn't look like you’re a fan of whatever is in that glass” 6%
22. Heater- “I turned up the heater as she settled in the passenger seat.” 22%
23. Iron- “wrestle the tire iron out of her hands” 38%
25. Lamp- “beautiful sigh in the glow of my bedside lamp.” 3%
29. Mug- “It was a picture of a coffee mug” 17%
33. Paper- “she twisted the paper around and squinted her eyes.” 68%
34. Phone- “pulled out my phone and pounded out a quick text” 44%
36. Pillow- “then sank against the pillow” 14%
38. Plate- “I grabbed a fry from the plate and tossed it at him.” 8%
39. Radio- “then turned up the radio” 49%
41. Saw- “I saw the look on that girl Rosie’s face.” 26%
43. Sofa- “we were sitting on the sofa in her apartment” 79%
44. Spoon- “she shooed me away with the wooden spoon in her hand.” 56%
45. Suitcase- “I used my suitcase handle for support and resumed counting” 47%
46. Table- “Carmen had steaming platters of food on the table.” 57%
47. Towel- “wrapped a giant towel around me,” 41%

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang-Ian Fleming 9/9
10. China- “People all over the world, in American, Russia, China, Japan, let alone England” 15%
28. Mop- “Jeremy’s black mop blew about like a golliwog in a hurricane.” 80%

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone-J.K. Rowling 9/12
5. Book- “They passed book shops and music stores” 21%
6. Broom- “Have you got your own broom?” 24%
7. Bucket- “he’d just plunged it into a bucket of ice-cold water” 38%
13. Curtains- “someone was lookin’ through the gap in the curtains” 72%
14. Dish- “I have a few last minute points to dish out.” 94%
21. Hammer- “he got out a hammer and nails and boarded up the cracks” 13%
32. Pan- “the sound of the frying pan being put on the stove.” 6%
35. Photos- “But in, you know, the muggle world, people stay put in photos.” 32%
42. Sheets- “Get off, Scabbers! He’s chewing my sheets.” 41%
49. Vacuum- “Aunt Petunia didn’t come in to vacuum anymore” 28%


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message 40: by Celia (last edited Sep 25, 2020 01:21PM) (new)

Celia Buell (celiareadsbooks) | 1180 comments 40/50 - bedding

1. Alarm "...alarm went off..." 18 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
2. Armoire
3. Blanket "...grabbed pillows and blankets..." 42 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
4. Blinds "...the venetian blinds..." 136 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
5. Book "...head buried in a book..." 5 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
6. Broom
7. Bucket "...flashlights, a bucket..." 179 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
8. Carpet "The carpeted hallways..." 41 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
9. Chair "...my desk chair..." 55 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
10. China "'...none of the china is real...'" 42 Trouble in Mudbug (Ghost-in-Law, #1) by Jana Deleon by Jana Deleon 9/16
11. Clock "...at the classroom clock..." 112 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
12. Couch "...sat there on the couch..." 47 Gone (Gone, #1) by Stacy Claflin by Stacy Claflin 9/8
13. Curtains "...push aside the curtains..." 2 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
14. Dish "'...loading the dishes...'" 35 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
15. Dresser "Walking back to his dresser..." 139 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
16. Dryer - "...clothes from the dryer." 102 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
17. Fan "...next to the fan." 286 Trouble in Mudbug (Ghost-in-Law, #1) by Jana Deleon by Jana Deleon 9/16
18. Forks "...tapping my fork against the table..." 70 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
19. Furnace
20. Glass "...water in my glass..." 1 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
21. Hammer
22. Heater
23. Iron "'...and iron my dad's shirts.'" 56 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
24. Knife/Knives "...wiping her paring knife... 55.2% Geekerella (Once Upon a Con, #1) by Ashley Poston by Ashley Poston 9/20
25. Lamp "...lamp in my room flicks on." 64.3% Geekerella (Once Upon a Con, #1) by Ashley Poston by Ashley Poston 9/20
26. Linens
27. Microwave "...stuck it in the microwave." 123 Gone (Gone, #1) by Stacy Claflin by Stacy Claflin 9/8
28. Mop
29. Mug "...mug from the shelf..." 9 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
30. Napkins "He handed her a couple napkins." 175 Gone (Gone, #1) by Stacy Claflin by Stacy Claflin 9/8
31. Oven "'...while lunch cooked in the oven.'" 40 Gone (Gone, #1) by Stacy Claflin by Stacy Claflin 9/8
32. Pan
33. Paper "...blue hospital papers..." 2 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
34. Phone "...the phone rang..." 20 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
35. Photos "...absence of those photos..." 181 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
36. Pillow "...grabbed pillows and blankets..." 42 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
37. Pitcher
38. Plate "...brought our dirty plates..." 34 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
39. Radio "...turned on the radio..." 23 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
40. Rug "...threads in the Persian rug..." 34 Trouble in Mudbug (Ghost-in-Law, #1) by Jana Deleon by Jana Deleon 9/16
41. Saw
42. Sheets "...sheets haven't been washed..." 137 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
43. Sofa "...fit on the sofas..." 16 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
44. Spoon "...bowl and spoon..." 18 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
45. Suitcase "...taking both of their suitcases." 94 Gone (Gone, #1) by Stacy Claflin by Stacy Claflin 9/8
46. Table "...on my bedside table..." 2 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
47. Towel "...toweling off her hair." 31 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
48. TV "...frozen TV dinners..." 71 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
49. Vacuum "...vacuum and dust..." 19 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2
50. Washer "...nothing in the washer..." 132 Winter of the Wolf by Martha Hunt Handler by Martha Hunt Handler 9/2


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message 42: by Sue (last edited Sep 10, 2020 06:40AM) (new)

Sue Lauzon | 200 comments I'm in for this month (still have to enter info on last's month lol). Going for the furniture level

September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Choose your level:
Dish: 10-20 words
Bedding: 21-40 words
Furniture: 41-50 words

Progress: 0/41-50 Words

List:
1. Alarm
2. Armoire
5. Book
6. Broom
7. Bucket
8. Carpet
9. Chair
10. China
11. Clock
13. Curtains
14. Dish
15. Dresser
16. Dryer
17. Fan
18. Forks
19. Furnace
20. Glass
21. Hammer
22. Heater
23. Iron
24. Knife/Knives
25. Lamp
26. Linens
27. Microwave
28. Mop
29. Mug
30. Napkins
31. Oven
32. Pan
33. Paper
34. Phone
35. Photos
36. Pillow
37. Pitcher
38. Plate
39. Radio
40. Rug
41. Saw
43. Sofa
44. Spoon
46. Table
47. Towel
49. Vacuum
50. Washer

Dangerous Games by Danielle Steel

48. TV - "She'd been a TV news reporter..." Page 2

3. Blanket - "...covered herself with a blanket..." Page 13

42. Sheets - "...and sleep on clean sheets..." Page 14

45. Suitcase - "...picked up their suitcase off..." Page 15

12. Couch - "...stretched out on the couch in her..." Page 15



4. Blinds - "...or blind good fortune." Page 25


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Welcome Sue!

Post August when you have time. No hurry! :)


message 44: by Helen (new)

Helen | 1019 comments Finished!


September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Choose your level:
+++++Dish: 10-20 words
Bedding: 21-40 words
Furniture: 41-50 words

17 out of 10-20

Books Read:
1) How to Walk Away Katherine Center 9-2-20 (H)
2) Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday Judith Viorst 9-3-20 (A)
3) Hollywood Dogs Meish Goldish 9-6-20 (D)
4) Crime-Fighting Animals Julie Murray 9-10-20 (C)

List:
1. Alarm
2. Armoire
++3. Blanket H p. 34 "quilt from home and a fuzzy throw blanket."
4. Blinds
++5. Book D p. 19 "she looked like the drawings of Toto in the original book."
6. Broom
7. Bucket
++8. Carpet H p. 93 "we'd made a carpet of hair sprinkles all around the wheels"
++9. Chair H p. 33 "Nina could easily have lifted me and placed me in the chair"
10. China
++11. Clock C p. 29 "Police officers and their dogs are together around the clock."
12. Couch
++13. Curtains H p. 35 "You could open the curtains"
++14. Dish H p. 257 "
15. Dresser
16. Dryer
17. Fan
18. Forks
19. Furnace
++20. Glass H p. 144 "Get you a glass of water?"
21. Hammer
22. Heater
23. Iron
++24. Knife/Knives A p. 17 "I tried to get my nickel out with a butter knife"
25. Lamp
26. Linens
27. Microwave
28. Mop
29. Mug
30. Napkins
31. Oven
++32. Pan H p. 214 "Out of the frying pan into the fire."
++33. Paper H p. 213 "cutting heart decorations out of construction paper."
++34. Phone H p. 123 "My cell phone has like fifty messages."
++35. Photos H p. 93 "taking photos of me"
++36. Pillow H p. 130 "I leaned my head back against the pillow"
37. Pitcher
++38. Plate H p. 220 "yellowish plastic cover on the dinner plate"
39. Radio
++40. Rug H p. 200 "he tripped on a little rag rug"
41. Saw
42. Sheets
43. Sofa
44. Spoon
45. Suitcase
46. Table
47. Towel
++48. TV D p. 5 "she solved problems for her TV family."
49. Vacuum
50. Washer


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Ferenc (aeneth) | 1635 comments Finished!

September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020


Goal: Furniture: 41-50 words
Done: 49

The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore by Kim Fu The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore by Kim Fu – 02/09/2020 - 42 words
(view spoiler)

Wow, No Thank You. by Samantha Irby Wow, No Thank You. by
Samantha Irby – 09/06/2020 - 7 words
(view spoiler)

List:
2. Armoire


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WOOHOO Helen and Ferenc!


message 47: by Donna (new)

Donna | 85 comments ---- Challenge Complete!

September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020

Choose your level:
Furniture: 41-50 words

~*~*~Words Found~*~*~
50 out of 50 ---- Challenge Complete!

Books read for this challenge:
The Birthday Present
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton
American Psycho
The Old Drift

List:
1. Alarm ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 303 ~~ “...that should have rung an alarm…”
2. Armoire ~~ American Psycho ~~ 11Sep20 ~~ Page 379 ~~ “...a half gram of cocaine in my armoire…”
3. Blanket ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 310 ~~ “...and covered in a blanket…”
4. Blinds ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 258 ~~ “...pull down the blinds at one of the windows…”
5. Book ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 60 ~~ “...i got the phone book and looked up Ivor…”
6. Broom ~~ My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton ~~ 06Sep20 ~~ Page 568 ~~ “...grabbing a broom from the hall closet…”
7. Bucket ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 229 ~~ “...Aunt Beryl with her bucket and mop…”
8. Carpet ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 82 ~~ “...a new car and a new carpet…”
9. Chair ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 273 ~~ “...He edged his chair nearer…”
10. China ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 92 ~~ “...he picked up the china rose…”
11. Clock ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 230 ~~ “...Julia’s reproductive clock…”
12. Couch ~~ The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane ~~ 02Sep20 ~~ Page 225 ~~ “...we sit on the couch, facing each other…”
13. Curtains ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 57 ~~ “...and drew the curtains…”
14. Dish ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 204 ~~ “...a hot dish on the draining board…”
15. Dresser ~~The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane ~~ 02Sep20 ~~ Page 164 ~~ “...out of her drawer and onto her dresser…”
16. Dryer ~~ The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane ~~ 02Sep20 ~~ Page 267 ~~ “...a washing machine and dryer…”
17. Fan ~~ My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton ~~ 06Sep20 ~~ Page 78 ~~ “...it’s too cold for a fan…”
18. Forks ~~ My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton ~~ 06Sep20 ~~ Page 480 ~~ “...the clink of glasses and forks…”
19. Furnace ~~ My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton ~~ 06Sep20 ~~ Page 610 ~~ “...my furnace was the first…”
20. Glass ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 60 ~~ “...poured myself a glass of wine…”
21. Hammer ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 200 ~~ “...words like a hammer beating…”
22. Heater ~~ The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane ~~ 02Sep20 ~~ Page 335 ~~ “...heaters warmed the terrace…”
23. Iron ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 154 ~~ “...he exercised an iron control…”
24. Knife/Knives ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 272 ~~ “...with a knife in her back…”
25. Lamp ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 202 ~~ “...the street lamp that always lit…”
26. Linens ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 152 ~~ “...hat and a white linen dress…”
27. Microwave ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 90 ~~ “...green digits on the microwave clock…”
28. Mop ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 229 ~~ “...Aunt Beryl with her bucket and mop…”
29. Mug ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 272 ~~ “...out of pottery mugs…”
30. Napkins ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 135 ~~ “...the silver ring his napkin had come in…”
31. Oven ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 58 ~~ “...and put it in the oven…”
32. Pan ~~ My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton ~~ 06Sep20 ~~ Page 307 ~~ “...driving him off with a frying pan…”
33. Paper ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 56 ~~ “...on the seat beside the paper…”
34. Phone ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 42 ~~ “...had their requisite phone sex…”
35. Photos ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 208 ~~ “...until I came to the first photo…”
36. Pillow ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 202 ~~ “...name and address under his pillow…”
37. Pitcher ~~ My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton ~~ 06Sep20 ~~ Page 12 ~~ “...fetch the redcoat a pitcher of water…”
38. Plate ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 100 ~~ “...you’ve got enough on your plate…”
39. Radio ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 6 ~~ “...appeals for them on the radio…”
40. Rug ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 15 ~~ “...cover the stain with a rug…”
41. Saw ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 36 ~~ “...saw the pearls and asked…”
42. Sheets ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 298 ~~ “...sheets of A4 paper…”
43. Sofa ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 89 ~~ “...my bed can become a sofa…”
44. Spoon ~~ My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton ~~ 06Sep20 ~~ Page 421 ~~ “...a long spoon into my chocolate cream…”
45. Suitcase ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 138 ~~ “...into my new suitcase…”
46. Table ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 113 ~~ “...chairs round a table where coffee…”
47. Towel ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 172 ~~ “...a towel tied round his neck to protect…”
48. TV ~~ The Birthday Present ~~ 03Sep20 ~~ Page 60 ~~ “...a decent big TV…”
49. Vacuum ~~ The Old Drift ~~ 11Sep20 ~~ Page 349 ~~ “...plastic crackling unhappily as the vacuum released…”
50. Washer ~~ The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane ~~ 02Sep20 ~~ Page 269 ~~ “...a washer and dryer will change the quality…”


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WOOHOO Donna!


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FINISHED
September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Furniture: 41-50 words
50/41-50

List:


Unbind Sarah Michelle Lynch 9/2/20
1. Alarm p 130 ...to his place and set an alarm so I could get to...
3. Blanket p 222 ...laid on the couch under a blanket, some fizz in...
4. Blinds p 191 ...through the blinds, I could see the Rockefeller and more besides.
5. Book p 190 She’s a closed book, yet a never-ending story.
7. Bucket p 293 ...film, a rom-com or a bucket of chicken?
8. Carpet p 258 “Sweep all this under the carpet then, yeah?
9. Chair p 214 ...chest in the chair, more than a chill in the air.
25. Lamp p 43 ...chrome, the bulbous ceiling lamps—blurred in...
26. Linens p 193 ...apartment, such as bed linen, kitchen utensils and dinnerware.

The Far End of Happy Kathryn Craft 9/3/20
11. Clock p 4 She glanced at the clock.
12. Couch p 69 ...seat; she sat on the couch.
14. Dish p 133 ...Sophia, dish up some of Janet's...
15. Dresser p 2 ...jeans from her dresser and finger...
16. Dryer p 67 ...grown brittle in the dryer.
17. Fan p 82 ...mother was also a fan of happy hour.
18. Forks p 137 ...to ask for a plastic fork,...
20. Glass p 153 ...a glass of iced tea...
21. Hammer p 150 ...nail hammered into a beam...
22. Heater p 162 ...until the water heater recharged;...
23. Iron p 127 ...had ironed the curls right...
24. Knife p 39 ...be a knife to the heart.
28. Mop p 32 Today was mopping.
29. Mug p 68 ...side of a plastic mug.
30. Napkins p 10 ...tapped beer, slid napkins, and pocketed...
33. Paper p 45 ...gathered up his papers, gave...
34. Phone p 4 She crumpled the note and dialed the phone.
35. Photos p 49 ...of Jeff's photos had proven.
36. Pillow p 1 ...propped a pillow against the wall behind her…
37. Pitcher p 250 ...or a pitcher of something...
38. Plate p 251 ...fix him a plate, bring it...
39. Radio p 256 ...near the radios now...
40. Rug p 253 ...this woven rug beneath her feet;...
41. Saw p 16 Ronnie saw no point in arguing.
42. Sheets p 66 Two sheets of paper...
44. Spoon p 133 ...lick the spoon.
45. Suitcase p 87 ...if it were a suitcase, then...
46. Table p 111...over to the next table?
47. Towel p 150 ...and sun-dried towels, all the...
48. TV p 142 ...in front of the TV, the...
49. Vacuum p 155 ...bumping a vacuum cleaner down...

HeartStrings Savannah Kade 9/3/20
13. Curtains p 490 ...floors, the open curtains, and light airy feeling.
50. Washer p 382 ...it behind the washer and the stray cat...

Love Notes Savannah Kade 9/4/20 (The Wilder Books #3)
2. Armoire p 827 ...way over to her armoire, and pulled...
6. Broom p 623 She had handed him the broom, and taken up the dustpan for herself.
10. China p 603 ...sending shards of china skittering across the smooth...
27. Microwave p 916 She heard the microwave ding, and...

Music & Lyrics Savannah Kade 9/4/20 (The Wilder Books #4)
31. Oven p 979 ...cup brewer and the toaster oven, but you...
32. Pan p 997 ...while she got two pans for Sophie...
43. Sofa p 1078 ...on her little sofa, thinking that she...

Running Blind Lee Child 9/12/20
19. Furnace p 52 A furnace.


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Anne | 846 comments September Scavenger Hunt -Household Items
Duration: September 1, 2020 - September 15, 2020

COMPLETED - 42

Choose your level:
Furniture: 41-50 words

List:
2. Armoire
4. Blinds
16. Dryer
19. Furnace
21. Hammer
22. Heater
25. Lamp
28. Mop


You've Been Volunteered: A Class Mom Novel by Laurie Gelman 9/4/2020
1. Alarm
Page 180
…my phone started to buzz like an alarm clock.
3. Blanket
Page 11
It's like an electric security blanket.
11. Clock
Page 198
I looked at the clock on the wall.
30. Napkins
Page 180
"Lodys- napkins"
31. Oven
Page 44
I just put some applesauce muffins in the oven so I have a good fifteen minutes to chat before I have to take them out.
34. Phone
Page 194
When the phone rings at fourA>M>, I assume it's the school's robocall letting me know my prayers have been answered.
36. Pillow
Page 24
He's practically asleep before he hits the pillow.
39. Radio
Page 183
Laura went radio silent after I transferred her the money to get to Amsterday.
47. Towel
Page 204
She folds the dish towel she has been using and puts it on the counter.
49. Vacuum
Page 26
It has a ton or room, a huge cargo area in the back, a trick-out entertainment system -- and get this --- a built-in vacuum.

Belgravia by Julian Fellowes 9/8/2020
5. Book
Page 204
In his right hand he carried a book, which on closer inspection, turned out to be a bible.
9. Chair
Page 33
Anne had reached her chair, and given her neighbor's relatively friendly opening....
13. Curtains
Page 24
...with dark furniture and white curtains of silk moire finished off with heavily draped and fringed pelmets above.
20 Glass
Page 13
...As she case a searching gland in the looking glas.
24 Knife/knives
Page 43
Across the table, their son put his knife and fork down noisily.
26. Linen
Page 114
The guests crowded into the dining room, where a collection of small round tables were now dressed with linen clothes....
38 Plate
Page 37
Lady Brockenhurst, as she took three and a little plate to carry them.
42 Sheets
Page 319
Then he had read the remaining sheets.
46. Table
Page 47
Billy and MOrris, the two footmen who had served at dinner, kept the table in the servants' hall....

Summer Darlings by Brooke Lea Foster 9/9/2020
6.) Broom
Page 356
Ruth balanced her hands atop the broom.
7. Bucket
Page 18
When Teddy sprinted by, Anna dropped the bucket and took off, too.
8. Carpet
Page 205
Heddy pulled at the loops in the carpet, staring at Jean -Rose's white-painted door, the bronze doorplate with its jagged keyhole.
10. China
Page 50
We have the china, the linen napkins, the peonies...
12. Couch
Page 271
...moving the couch out, edging the grandfather clock...
14. Dish
Page 305
Still, she'd stay inside and wash dishes, keeping her distance from the guests.
15. Dresser
Page 215
She stood in front of Anna's oval dresser mirror, tugging her shirt off one shoulder and arching the bare slop of her upper arm.
18. Forks
Page 49
She wondered if the children, or the guests fro that matter, would be able to lift these forks to their mouths.
33. Paper
Page 3
She didn't read the rest, crumpling the paper up in her fist.
35 Photos
Page 333
If I don't get these photos, I have nothing over him.
37. Pitcher
Page 189
On a small table, Karina arranged a water pitcher, a bowl of lemon wedges, and two glasses filled halfway with ice cubes.
40. Rug
Page 215
Jean-Rose tapped her navy flat against Anna's plush pink rug.
43. Sofa
Page 12
Heddy didn't know how to respond, so she opened the home's French doors and stepped into a formal living room with high wingback chairs and a tufted sofa.
45. Suitcase
Page 5
Ted reached for Heddy's suitcase, exaggerating a groan upon lifting it.
48. TV
Page 146
Gigi emitted a throaty laugh, scanning the listings of that week's TV Guide.
50. Washer
Page 323
The cycle began to spin and Heddy pressed her hands against the washer.

Double Shot by Diane Mott Davidson 9/13/2020
27. Microwave
Page 175
Tom pulled three perfectly crisp slices of bacon from the microwave.
32. Pan
Page 238
I carefully placed the pie in the oven, taking care not to jiggle Tom's brownie pan.
44. Spoon
Page 185
Priscilla interrupted by asking Sergeant Boyd how she was supposed to stir sugar into her iced tea if he didn't bring her an iced-tea spoon.

Progressive Dinner Deadly by Elizabeth Spann Craig 9/15/2020
17 Fan
Page 46 Libba was no fan of Jill's, but felt the need to point out....
23. Iron
Page 88 Lying on the floor with a puddle of blood under her head and a cast iron skillet lying next to her.
29. Mug
Page 225
...as he put a mug of hot tea in Myrtle's hands.
41. Saw
Page 19 I saw Elain the other day, but haven't seen Red for a while.


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