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message 1: by Jackie, Solstitial Mod (last edited Sep 08, 2020 06:47PM) (new)

Jackie | 1356 comments Mod
Part of the reason we love Read-A-Thons is the excuse to read more and to talk to other book lovers.

Here's your individual tracking thread and place to chat. You can track your pages read, your books completed, and what books you'd like to get to next. Update your post as the week goes on and cheer on your fellow readers!

Individual Challenge Main Page
Raffle Entries


message 2: by Katie (last edited Sep 19, 2020 02:25PM) (new)

Katie | 2369 comments Total Points: 3400

Completed Tasks:

These Books Are LIT:
600 - Published in the last 3 years - Transcendent Kingdom - Published 2020
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
800 - Light source on the cover - The Sight of You - Sun between 2 silhouettes
The Sight of You (The Sight of You, #1) by Holly Miller

Wilde Things:
1000 - Character interacts with justice system - When These Mountains Burn - Characters include DEA agent & police officer working toward a drug bust
When These Mountains Burn by David Joy

Talk Wordy to Me:
1000 - At least 450 pages - The Heir Affair - 464 pages
The Heir Affair (Royal We, #2) by Heather Cocks


message 3: by Kim (last edited Sep 20, 2020 11:38AM) (new)

Kim (kmyers) | 511 comments It's my first Read-A-Thon!
Final Recap
I feel like I have book fatigue, so no more reading today. Here is my final recap:

Sunday - 9/20/2020
Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories: Wilde Things 600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community
Saturday - 9/19/2020
A Good Neighborhood: Wilde Things 1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life
Friday - 9/18/2020
Firefly Lane: These Books Are LIT 800 - You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book
Thursday - 9/17/2020
Hild: Talk Wordy To Me 1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too.
Wednesday - 9/16/2020
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants: No Shelf Control 800 - A library patron might ask, "It's that one book that won that award." - (won 12 awards)
Tuesday - 9/15/2020
When Mountains Move: Cliff Hangers 800 - The mountains on the cover of this book are sure to inspire you to new reading heights
Monday - 9/14/2020
The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs: Cliff Hangers 1000 - The series isn't finished yet, but that won't stop you from enjoying this installment
Murder is Binding: No Shelf Control 600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago - published in 2008.
Sunday - 9/13/2020
Another Brooklyn Checked Out 1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee - (Fiction 2016)
Saturday - 9/12/2020
The Stolen Marriage No Shelf Control 1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books!

DAILY TRACKING
Saturday, 9/12: 241p, 1000pts
Sunday, 9/13: 262p, 1000pts
Monday, 9/14: 424p. 1600pts
Tuesday, 9/15: 545p. 800pts
Wednesday, 9/16: 457p. 800pts
Thursday, 9/17: 136p. 1000pts
Friday, 9/18: 479p. 800pts
Saturday, 9/19: 311p. 1000pts
Sunday, 9/20: 162p. 600 pts
TOTAL PAGES: 3975
TOTAL POINTS: 7800

BOOKS FINISHED
The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson Murder is Binding (Booktown Mystery, #1) by Lorna Barrett The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs (The Physick Book, #2) by Katherine Howe When Mountains Move by Julie Cantrell The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares Hild by Nicola Griffith Firefly Lane (Firefly Lane, #1) by Kristin Hannah A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler Breakfast at Tiffany's A Short Novel and Three Stories by Truman Capote


message 4: by Kathy (last edited Sep 20, 2020 08:13PM) (new)

Kathy | 2312 comments # OF POINTS: 2200 entered/2400 entered

Currently Reading
A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter

Reading Possibilities ✅ - finished

These Books Are LIT
400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title
A Girl of the Limberlost - Gene Stratton Porter
1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated
When Breath Becomes Air (406,222 ratings)

Checked Out
200 - Better return this borrowed book when you're done
A Lost Lady - Willa Cather
600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it
A Kind of Freedom- Margaret Wilderson Sexton
800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does
The Bookish Life of Nina Hill
1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee
There There - Tommy Orange (for Fiction and Debut Author)

Talk Wordy To Me
400 - This title starts with a letter in Devta, which is currently the longest novel with 11,206,310 words.
An American Sunrise: Poems

No Shelf Control
600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened (2013)
1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books!
The Bookshop on the Shore (2019) 123p


DAILY TRACKING
Sat 9/12: 275
Sun 9/13: 210
Mon 9/14: 211
Tues 9/15: 163
Wed 9/16: 110
Thur 9/17: 221
Fri 9/18: 182
Sat 9/19: 351
Sun 9/20: 165
TOTAL PAGES: 1888

BOOKS FINISHED
The Bookshop on the Shore (Scottish Bookshop, #2) by Jenny Colgan The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman An American Sunrise Poems by Joy Harjo A Kind of Freedom by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton A Lost Lady by Willa Cather Hyperbole and a Half Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh There There by Tommy Orange


message 5: by Emily, Conterminous Mod (last edited Sep 13, 2020 07:33AM) (new)

Emily Bourque (emilyardoin) | 7423 comments Mod
SEPTEMBER 12 - 20

CURRENTLY READING
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7) by J.K. Rowling A Good Girl's Guide to Murder (A Good Girl's Guide to Murder, #1) by Holly Jackson The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott

🧐 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
🎧 A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson
📗 The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott

DAILY TRACKING
Saturday, 9/12: The Secrets We Kept - 142 Pages; A Good Girl's Guide to Murder - 1.75 Hours
Sunday, 9/13:
Monday, 9/14:
Tuesday, 9/15:
Wednesday, 9/16:
Thursday, 9/17:
Friday, 9/18:
Saturday, 9/19:
Sunday, 9/20:
TOTAL PAGES: 142 Pages
TOTAL HOURS: 1.75 Hours

BOOKS FINISHED


BOOKS TBR
The Red Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #3; Cousins War #2) by Philippa Gregory Long Bright River by Liz Moore Anxious People by Fredrik Backman Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

- The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory
- Long Bright River by Liz Moore
- Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
- Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi


message 6: by Roxana (last edited Sep 20, 2020 09:08PM) (new)

Roxana (luminate) | 411 comments Currently Reading:


BOOKS TBR
King, Queen, Knave by Vladimir Nabokov
The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino
Home Before Dark by Riley Sager


BOOKS FINISHED
The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow (528; 335 read during the readathon)
Destination Wedding by Diksha Basu (320; 120 read during the readathon)
Lumberjanes, Vol. 15: Birthday Smarty (112, and comics so it doesn't count for any prompts)
Piranesi by Susanna Clarke (272)
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke (32.5 hours; 14.5 listened during the readathon)
A Pretty Deceit by Anna Lee Huber (304 pages)
These Vengeful Hearts by Katherine Laurin (10 hours)

DAILY TRACKING
Saturday, 9/12: 120 pages, 1.5 hours
Sunday, 9/13: 245 pages, 1 hour
Monday, 9/14: 112 pages, 6.5 hours
Tuesday, 9/15: 272 pages, 5.5 hours
Wednesday, 9/16: 70 pages, 3 hours
Thursday, 9/17: 52 pages, 2 hours
Friday, 9/18: 30 pages, 1.5 hours
Saturday, 9/19: 61 pages, 2 hours
Sunday, 9/20: 91 pages, 1.5 hours
TOTAL PAGES: 1053 Pages
TOTAL HOURS: 24.5 Hours
POINTS EARNED: 5000



These Books Are LIT
200 - Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book, even when it's not on fire
400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title
600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years
800 - You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book
1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated

Wilde Things
200 - You might find this author shelved next to Oscar Wilde - their last name also starts with W
400 - In The Picture of Dorian Gray, painting plays a crucial role in the plot, just as it does in this book
600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community
800 - Born in 1854 and dying in 1900, Oscar Wilde's lifetime is also the setting of this book: The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow
1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life: Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Checked Out
200 - Better return this borrowed book when you're done
400 - Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven't read before
600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it
800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does: These Vengeful Hearts by Katherine Laurin
1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee

Talk Wordy To Me
200 - Although it's a myth that he was paid by the word, its true that Charles Dickens' name contains this author's initials
400 - This title starts with a letter in Devta, which is currently the longest novel with 11,206,310 words.
600 - You will find only words on the cover of this book
800 - While it's no contender for the Guinness World Record, this 7+ word title is plenty long
1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

No Shelf Control
200 - The British Library is home to the largest collection in the world, including many like this book set in a former British colony
400 - Medieval scribes often included curses to deter thieves, like the theft in this book: Destination Wedding by Diksha Basu
600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago
800 - A library patron might ask, "It's that one book that won that award."
1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books: The Baron in the Trees

Cliff Hangers
200 - Nature is a feature of this book, no cliffs required
400 - No need to head outside, this book is already set primarily outdoors
600 - If you're looking for this book, you'll find it shelved as 'adventure'
800 - The mountains on the cover of this book are sure to inspire you to new reading heights
1000 - The series isn't finished yet, but that won't stop you from enjoying this installment: A Pretty Deceit


message 7: by Chrissy (last edited Sep 17, 2020 09:14AM) (new)

Chrissy | 852 comments Currently reading:
A Map Is Only One Story: Twenty Writers on Immigration, Family, and the Meaning of Home (400 - L, I, and T in the title)
Half of a Yellow Sun (800 - has won an award)

Up next:
The Proposal

Jeopardy points:
1000: The Last Place You Look (This character interfaces with the justice system, lawyers and police)
600: The Hidden Girl and Other Stories (published in the last 3 years, 2020)
800: Simon the Fiddler (set during the 19th century, begins in 1865)


message 8: by Jackie, Solstitial Mod (last edited Sep 20, 2020 12:30PM) (new)

Jackie | 1356 comments Mod
Pages read total: 625

Audio hours total: 2

Books finished:

Talk Wordy To Me for 800 - 7+ words in title
A House at the Bottom of a Lake

Wilde Things for 800 - set in Wilde's lifetime
Little House in the Big Woods

No Shelf Control for 1000 - author w/ >15 books
Murder in Mesopotamia

In progress:
The Inheritance Games dnf'd
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage


message 9: by Karissa (last edited Sep 18, 2020 11:45AM) (new)

Karissa | 440 comments CURRENTLY READING
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson

The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson (Checked Out: 200 borrowed book, Checked Out: 400 new-to-me author, Check Out: 1000 GR Choice Award Nominee, Talk Wordy to Me: 400 title starts w/letter in Devta, No Shelf Control: 600 published over 5 years ago, No Shelf Control: 800 won award)

DAILY TRACKING
Saturday, 9/12: 41 pages, 3 hours 38 min.
Sunday, 9/13: 136 pages, 3 hours 40 min.
Monday, 9/14: 60 pages
Tuesday, 9/15: 25 pages, 1 hour 6 min.
Wednesday, 9/16: 34 pages, 2 hours, 13 min.
Thursday, 9/17:
Friday, 9/18:
Saturday, 9/19:
Sunday, 9/20:
TOTAL PAGES: 296 Pages
TOTAL HOURS: 10 Hours 37 Minutes


BOOKS TBR



BOOKS FINISHED
The Good Lord Bird by James McBride The Bromance Book Club (Bromance Book Club, #1) by Lyssa Kay Adams Looking for Alaska by John Green Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu

INDIVIDUAL CHALLENGE POINT TOTAL: 2800 points

The Good Lord Bird by James McBride 800 points - Wilde Things: set in 1854-1900 (Alternatives: These Books Are Lit: 400 L-I-T in title, Checked Out: 200 borrowed book, Checked Out: 400 new-to-me author, Talk Wordy to Me: 400 title starts w/letter in Devta, No Shelf Control: 200 former british colony, No Shelf Control: 600 published over 5 years ago, No Shelf Control: 800 won award)

The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams 600 points - These Books Are Lit: published in last 3 years (Alternatives: Checked Out: 200 borrowed book, Checked Out: 400 new-to-me author, Talk Wordy to Me: 200 author initials in Charles Dickens, Talk Wordy to Me: 400 title starts w/letter in Devta, No Shelf Control: 200 former british colony)

Looking for Alaska by John Green 1000 points - These Books Are Lit: over 300k ratings on GR (Alternatives: Checked Out: 600 Debut Novel, No Shelf Control: 200 former british colony, No Shelf Control: 600 published over 5 years ago, No Shelf Control: 800 won award)

Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu 400 points - Checked Out: 400 never read author (Alternatives: These Books are LIT: 600 published in last 3 years, Checked Out: 200 borrowed book)


message 10: by Robin P, Orbicular Mod (last edited Sep 19, 2020 08:16PM) (new)

Robin P | 1891 comments Mod
Ideas for readathon - short books I've been saving up

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous - 1000 pts, GR award nominee
Black No More
Passing
(those 2 could make some kind of pair, one is a satire about a treatment that turns Black people white, the 2nd is serious about a Black person passing for white)
The Christmas Hirelings - audio - 800 pts, 19th cent
Marrying The Royal Marine - 1000 pts, author has written over 15 books
Grey Mask - 200 pts, author's name starts w W

Currently reading Blind Justice -
Currently listening to Plan for the Worst -

9/12 - 100 pages and 2.25 hours audiobook, finished
Blind Justice (Sir John Fielding, #1) by Bruce Alexander - 1000 pts, interfaces with justice system, narrator is assistant to a judge
Finished Plan for the Worst (The Chronicles of St Mary's, #11) by Jodi Taylor - 1000 pts - installment in unfinished series
**those 2 qualified me for raffle but I will keep tracking points**

9/13 - 292 pages - finished On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong - 1000 pts - GR Award nominee

9/14 - 91 pages & 4 hours audio- finished The Christmas Hirelings The Christmas Hirelings by Mary Elizabeth Braddon - 800 pts- set in 19th century

9/15 - 125 pages - finished Black No More by George S. Schuyler - 600 pts - published more than 5 years ago (published in 1930's)

9/16 - 174 pages
9/17 - 312 pages - finished Marrying The Royal Marine (Channel Fleet, #3) by Carla Kelly - 1000 pts - author wrote more than 15 books and For Rent-One Pedestal (Classic Reprint) by Marjorie Shuler - 400 pts - author you haven't read before
9/18 - 204 pages - finished Passing by Nella Larsen - 600 pts - debut novel
9/19 138 pages and 1.25 audio


message 11: by Chelsey (last edited Sep 14, 2020 02:12AM) (new)

Chelsey Keathley-Jones (keathleyc) | 234 comments CURRENTLY READING


DAILY TRACKING
Saturday, 9/12: 165 pages and 2.5 hours of audiobook
Sunday, 9/13: 138 pages and 3 hours of audiobook
Monday, 9/14:
Tuesday, 9/15:
Wednesday, 9/16:
Thursday, 9/17:
Friday, 9/18:
Saturday, 9/19:
Sunday, 9/20:
TOTAL PAGES: 165 Pages
TOTAL HOURS: 2.5 Hours

BOOKS FINISHED
To Have and to Hoax by Martha Waters The Sword in the Stone (The Once and Future King, #1) by T.H. White The Round House by Louise Erdrich


These Books Are LIT
200 - Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book, even when it's not on fire
400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title
600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years
800 - You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book
1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated

Wilde Things
200 - You might find this author shelved next to Oscar Wilde - their last name also starts with W
400 - In The Picture of Dorian Gray, painting plays a crucial role in the plot, just as it does in this book
600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community
800 - Born in 1854 and dying in 1900, Oscar Wilde's lifetime is also the setting of this book
1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life

Checked Out
200 - Better return this borrowed book when you're done
400 - Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven't read before
The Sword in the Stone (The Once and Future King, #1) by T.H. White
600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it

800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does
To Have and to Hoax by Martha Waters

1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee

Talk Wordy To Me
200 - Although it's a myth that he was paid by the word, its true that Charles Dickens' name contains this author's initials
400 - This title starts with a letter in Devta, which is currently the longest novel with 11,206,310 words.
600 - You will find only words on the cover of this book
800 - While it's no contender for the Guinness World Record, this 7+ word title is plenty long
1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too.

No Shelf Control
200 - The British Library is home to the largest collection in the world, including many like this book set in a former British colony
400 - Medieval scribes often included curses to deter thieves, like the theft in this book
600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago
800 - A library patron might ask, "It's that one book that won that award."
1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books!
The Round House by Louise Erdrich

Cliff Hangers
200 - Nature is a feature of this book, no cliffs required
400 - No need to head outside, this book is already set primarily outdors
600 - If you're looking for this book, you'll find it shelved as 'adventure'
800 - The mountains on the cover of this book are sure to inspire you to new reading heights
1000 - The series isn't finished yet, but that won't stop you from enjoying this installment


message 12: by Viktoria (last edited Sep 15, 2020 12:22AM) (new)

Viktoria Valkova | 102 comments Currently Reading
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism - 800 pts, more than 7 words in the title
The Deep - 600 pts, author is a member of the LGBTQA+ community

Plan to read
Lord of the Flies - 1000 pts, more than 300,000 ratings
Sweet Bean Paste - 600 pts, debut novel
The Housekeeper and the Professor - 600 pts, published 2003


Tracking
12.09 - 4h
13.09 - 2h 25 min an 25 p
14.09 - 20 min and 25 p :(
15.09 -
16.09 -
17.09 -
18.09 -
19.09 -
20.09 -

Total: 6h and 45 min; 50p

Books Finished:
Seveneves by Neal Stephenson - 1000 pts, over 450 p


message 13: by Laurel (last edited Sep 19, 2020 05:07PM) (new)

Laurel Kristick | 642 comments Reserved for Laurel K's individual challenge

These Books Are LIT
200 - Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book, even when it's not on fire
400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title
600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years
800 - You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book
1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated

Wilde Things
200 - You might find this author shelved next to Oscar Wilde - their last name also starts with W
400 - In The Picture of Dorian Gray, painting plays a crucial role in the plot, just as it does in this book
600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community
800 - Born in 1854 and dying in 1900, Oscar Wilde's lifetime is also the setting of this book
1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life
The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea

Checked Out
200 - Better return this borrowed book when you're done
400 - Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven't read before
600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it
It Is Wood, It Is Stone by Gabriella Burnham
800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does
Awakening by Amanda M. Lee
1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee
Educated by Tara Westover

Talk Wordy To Me
200 - Although it's a myth that he was paid by the word, its true that Charles Dickens' name contains this author's initials
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club by Dorothy L. Sayers
400 - This title starts with a letter in Devta, which is currently the longest novel with 11,206,310 words.
Awakening by Tracy L. Higley
600 - You will find only words on the cover of this book
800 - While it's no contender for the Guinness World Record, this 7+ word title is plenty long
1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too.
A Summer in Bath (484 pages)

No Shelf Control
200 - The British Library is home to the largest collection in the world, including many like this book set in a former British colony
400 - Medieval scribes often included curses to deter thieves, like the theft in this book
600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago
800 - A library patron might ask, "It's that one book that won that award."
1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books!

Cliff Hangers
200 - Nature is a feature of this book, no cliffs required
400 - No need to head outside, this book is already set primarily outdors
600 - If you're looking for this book, you'll find it shelved as 'adventure'
800 - The mountains on the cover of this book are sure to inspire you to new reading heights
1000 - The series isn't finished yet, but that won't stop you from enjoying this installment

Page Counts:
Saturday, September 12: 256
Sunday, September 13: 528
Monday, September 14: 336
Tuesday, September 15: 50
Wednesday, September 16: 484
Thursday, September 17: 367
Friday, September 18: 173
Saturday, September 19:
Sunday, September 20:
Total Pages: 2281
Total Points: 4000

Books Completed:
200 - Although it's a myth that he was paid by the word, its true that Charles Dickens' name contains this author's initials
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (Lord Peter Wimsey, #5) by Dorothy L. Sayers
1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life
The Suicide House by Charlie Donlea
600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it
It Is Wood, It Is Stone by Gabriella Burnham
1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee
Educated by Tara Westover
1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too.
A Summer in Bath (The Merriweather Chronicles #3) by Meredith Allady 484 pages
800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does
Awakening (Covenant College, #1) by Amanda M. Lee
400 - This title starts with a letter in Devta, which is currently the longest novel with 11,206,310 words.
Awakening by Tracy L. Higley


message 14: by Kendra (last edited Sep 21, 2020 05:28PM) (new)

Kendra | 982 comments Didn't Finish:
One Fell Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles, #3) by Ilona Andrews

Daily Tracking:
Saturday: 444 pages total.
One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter - 236 pages.
The House in the Cerulean Sea - 147 pages.
The Strange Case of Dr. Couney: How a Mysterious European Showman Saved Thousands of American Babies - 61 pages.
Sunday: 607 pages total.
The Grammarians - 196 pages.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Vol. 1: The Crucible - 160 pages.
The House in the Cerulean Sea - 251 pages.
Monday: 460 pages total.
Things My Son Needs to Know about the World - 193 pages.
Clean Sweep - 225 pages.
The Cool Aunt - 12 pages.
The Strange Case of Dr. Couney: How a Mysterious European Showman Saved Thousands of American Babies - 30 pages.
Tuesday: 348 pages total.
The Strange Case of Dr. Couney: How a Mysterious European Showman Saved Thousands of American Babies - 213 pages.
Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet - 100 pages.
Sweep in Peace - 35 pages.
Wednesday: 301 pages total.
Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet - 208 pages.
Sweep in Peace - 93 pages.
Thursday: 272 pages total.
Sweep in Peace - 109 pages.
Queen Victoria's Matchmaking: The Royal Marriages that Shaped Europe - 142 pages.
Anxious People - 21 pages.
Friday: 421 pages total.
Extra Scenes - 181 pages.
Queen Victoria's Matchmaking: The Royal Marriages that Shaped Europe - 240 pages.
Saturday: 506 pages total.
The Lemon Sisters - 400 pages.
Anxious People - 106 pages.
Sunday: 328 pages total.
Anxious People - 225 pages.
One Fell Sweep - 103 pages.

Finished Books:
One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter by Scaachi Koul 600 points, only words on title.
The Grammarians by Cathleen Schine - 600 points, published in 2019.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Vol. 1 The Crucible by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa 0 points, only 160 pages.
The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune - 600 points, LGTBQ+ author.
Things My Son Needs to Know about the World by Fredrik Backman 600 points, published in 2012.
Clean Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles, #1) by Ilona Andrews - 1000 points, author of 15+ books.
The Cool Aunt (Hidden Legacy, #5.1) by Ilona Andrews - 0 points, only 12 pages.
The Strange Case of Dr. Couney How a Mysterious European Showman Saved Thousands of American Babies by Dawn Raffel 800 points, light source on cover.
Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet (Charley Davidson, #4) by Darynda Jones - 1000 points, involves law enforcement.
Sweep in Peace (Innkeeper Chronicles, #2) by Ilona Andrews - 400 points, involves a theft.
Extra Scenes (The Daevabad Trilogy, #2.5) by S.A. Chakraborty - 0 points, 181 pages.
Queen Victoria's Matchmaking The Royal Marriages that Shaped Europe by Deborah Cadbury - 800 points, set in the late 1800's.
The Lemon Sisters (Wildstone, #3) by Jill Shalvis - 1000 points, unfinished series.
Anxious People by Fredrik Backman - 400 point, starts with a letter in Devta.
Total: 7800 points

These Books Are LIT
200 - Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book, even when it's not on fire
400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title
🔹600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years
🔹800 - You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book
1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated

Wilde Things
200 - You might find this author shelved next to Oscar Wilde - their last name also starts with W
400 - In The Picture of Dorian Gray, painting plays a crucial role in the plot, just as it does in this book
🔹600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community
🔹800 - Born in 1854 and dying in 1900, Oscar Wilde's lifetime is also the setting of this book
🔹1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life

Checked Out
200 - Better return this borrowed book when you're done
400 - Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven't read before
600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it
800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does
1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee

Talk Wordy To Me
200 - Although it's a myth that he was paid by the word, its true that Charles Dickens' name contains this author's initials
🔹400 - This title starts with a letter in Devta, which is currently the longest novel with 11,206,310 words.
🔹600 - You will find only words on the cover of this book
800 - While it's no contender for the Guinness World Record, this 7+ word title is plenty long
1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too.

No Shelf Control
200 - The British Library is home to the largest collection in the world, including many like this book set in a former British colony
🔹400 - Medieval scribes often included curses to deter thieves, like the theft in this book
🔹600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago
800 - A library patron might ask, "It's that one book that won that award."
🔹1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books!

Cliff Hangers
200 - Nature is a feature of this book, no cliffs required
400 - No need to head outside, this book is already set primarily outdoors
600 - If you're looking for this book, you'll find it shelved as 'adventure'
800 - The mountains on the cover of this book are sure to inspire you to new reading heights
🔹1000 - The series isn't finished yet, but that won't stop you from enjoying this installment


message 15: by Nancy (last edited Sep 20, 2020 07:11PM) (new)

Nancy (fancynancyt) | 1026 comments Start:
The Death of Bees, 100 minutes left
The Thinnest Air, p 52 of 271

Saturday: 75 minutes audio, 20 pages
Sunday: 5.25 hours audio, 201 pages
Monday: 3.5 hours audio, 62 pages
Tuesday: 3.75 hours audio, 50 pages
Wednesday: 3.75 hours audio, 112 pages
Thursday: 1.75 hours audio, 183 pages
Friday: 2 hours audio, 30 pages
Saturday: 4 hours audio, 185 pages
Sunday: 5 hours audio, 75 pages

Completed:
The Death of Bees (600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it)
The Thinnest Air (1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life)
The Grammarians (600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years)
Those People
The Miniaturist (audio)
Conclave
The Utterly Uninteresting and Unadventurous Tales of Fred, the Vampire Accountant (audio)

Totals: 29.92 hours, 918 pages


message 16: by Sarah (last edited Sep 11, 2020 10:24AM) (new)

Sarah | 64 comments Total complete:

These Books Are LIT
200 - Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book, even when it's not on fire
400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title
600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years
800 - You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book
1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated

Wilde Things
200 - You might find this author shelved next to Oscar Wilde - their last name also starts with W
400 - In The Picture of Dorian Gray, painting plays a crucial role in the plot, just as it does in this book
600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community
800 - Born in 1854 and dying in 1900, Oscar Wilde's lifetime is also the setting of this book
1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life

Checked Out
200 - Better return this borrowed book when you're done
400 - Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven't read before
600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it
800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does
1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee

Talk Wordy To Me
200 - Although it's a myth that he was paid by the word, its true that Charles Dickens' name contains this author's initials
400 - This title starts with a letter in Devta, which is currently the longest novel with 11,206,310 words.
600 - You will find only words on the cover of this book
800 - While it's no contender for the Guinness World Record, this 7+ word title is plenty long
1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too.

No Shelf Control
200 - The British Library is home to the largest collection in the world, including many like this book set in a former British colony
400 - Medieval scribes often included curses to deter thieves, like the theft in this book
600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago
800 - A library patron might ask, "It's that one book that won that award."
1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books!

Cliff Hangers
200 - Nature is a feature of this book, no cliffs required
400 - No need to head outside, this book is already set primarily outdoors
600 - If you're looking for this book, you'll find it shelved as 'adventure'
800 - The mountains on the cover of this book are sure to inspire you to new reading heights
1000 - The series isn't finished yet, but that won't stop you from enjoying this installment


message 17: by Trish (last edited Sep 20, 2020 11:04PM) (new)

Trish (trishhartuk) | 492 comments Well, I'll save myself a slot, at least, and work down the first column.

Start point:
Sweep in Peace, Ilona Andrews - page 94 of 302 (208 to go)
The Colour of Magic, Terry Pratchett - page 17 of 278 (261 to go)

13/09/20 - Finished Sweep in Peace, for 208pg.
14/09/20 - Read and finished Finding Courage 169pg.
14/09/20 - Read and finished A Night in the Lonesome October, 280pg
15/09/20 - Read 147pg of Murder on Mulberry Bend
16/09/20 - Finished Murder on Mulberry Bend for 196pg
17/09/20 - Finished The Colour of Magic for 261pg
18/09/20 - Read and finished Thread on Arrival, 320pg
20/09/20 - Read 95pg of Cold Springs Eternal: A Bill and Presh Mystery

Jeopardy challenge:

These Books Are LIT
200 - Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book, even when it's not on fire
Sweep in Peace (Innkeeper Chronicles, #2) by Ilona Andrews 13/09/20

400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title
A Night in the Lonesome October by Roger Zelazny 14/09/20

600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years
Finding Courage (Rescue Alaska Mystery #3) by Kathi Daley 14/09/20
(published 2018)

800 - You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book
Murder on Mulberry Bend (Gaslight Mystery, #5) by Victoria Thompson 16/09/20

1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated
The Colour of Magic (Discworld, #1) by Terry Pratchett
17/09/20 - 312,252 ratings as of 13/09/20


message 18: by °~Amy~° (last edited Sep 20, 2020 01:23PM) (new)

°~Amy~° (amybooksit) | 2986 comments Here we go:

Currently Reading:
Mexican Gothic (Currently pg 18 of 301)

Daily Tracking

Saturday, 9/12: 64 pgs
Sunday, 9/13: 104 pgs
Monday, 9/14: 144 pgs
Tuesday, 9/15: 23 pgs
Wednesday, 9/16: 5 pgs
Thursday, 9/17: 88 pgs
Friday, 9/18: 0 pgs
Saturday, 9/19: 18 pgs
Sunday, 9/20: 60 (so far)
TOTAL PAGES: 506 Pages

TBR:

Jeopardy points

These Books are LIT
600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (released 6/30/2020)

Checked Out
1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee
All Systems Red by Martha Wells 2017 Goodreads Award nominee (science fiction, 144 pgs)

Talk Wordy to Me
1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too.
Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey (564 pages)

No Shelf Control
1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books!
A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs (well over 50 works published)

Completed
Leviathan Wakes (The Expanse, #1) by James S.A. Corey - 1000 pts
All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries, #1) by Martha Wells - 1000 pts
A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1) by Edgar Rice Burroughs - 1000 pts


message 19: by Pam (last edited Sep 22, 2020 08:52AM) (new)

Pam (bluegrasspam) | 2568 comments Currently Reading:
Close Range
Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva
Sag Harbor (audiobook) starting point- 1.4% (10:29)

DAILY TRACKING
Sat 9/12: 168
Sun 9/13: 202
Mon 9/14: 132
Tues 9/15: 84
Wed 9/16: 106
Thur 9/17: 25
Fri 9/18: 102
Sat 9/19: 96
Sun 9/20: 100
TOTAL PAGES: 990 Pages
TOTAL HOURS: 2.5 Hour

BOOKS FINISHED & # OF POINTS
The Sadness of Beautiful Things: Stories- LIT 400 pts
Olive's Ocean- No Shelf Control 600 pts
The Master Butchers Singing Club- No Shelf Control 1000 pts
Terra - No Shelf Control 400 pts
Total points: 2400


message 20: by Sue (last edited Sep 20, 2020 06:24AM) (new)

Sue S | 360 comments Currently Reading:
War and Peace at page 1008 of 1350

Up Next:

DAILY TRACKING
Sat 12 Sept: 243
Sun 13 Sept: 233
Mon 14 Sept: 220
Tues 15 Sept: 179
Wed 16 Sept: 143
Thur 17 Sept: 217
Fri 18 Sept: 99
Sat 19 Sept: 114
Sun 20 Sept: 120
TOTAL PAGES: 1568 Pages

Books Completed:
Akin by Emma Donoghue. 1000 Jeopardy points (Author has written more than 15 books)
The Last Chinese Chef by Nicole Mones. 1000 Jeopardy points (at least 450 pages - my copy has 453!)
The Tall Man : Death and Life on Palm Island. 1000 points (Character interacts with justice system)
Vanishing Points by Thea Astley. 800 points (Light source on the cover).
Blueback by Tim Winton. 800 points (Has won an award).
Aké: The Years of Childhood by Wole Soyinka. 600 points (Published more than 5 years ago).

Jeopardy Points: 5200


message 21: by Traci (last edited Sep 20, 2020 12:07PM) (new)

Traci (tracibartz) | 996 comments Currently Reading:
We Were Eight Years in Power An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates

DAILY TRACKING
Sat 9/12: 102 pages, 0.5 hours
Sun 9/13: 174 pages, 1.25 hours
Mon 9/14: 79 pages, 2.25 hours
Tues 9/15: 55 pages, 2.5 hours
Wed 9/16: 66 pages, 2 hours
Thur 9/17: 118 pages, .9 hours
Fri 9/18: 19.5 hours
Sat 9/19: 18.5 hours
Sun 9/20:
TOTAL PAGES: 594 Pages
TOTAL HOURS: 47.4 Hours

BOOKS FINISHED
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles Checked Out 1000 - Goodreads Choice Awards nominee

The Dead Lake by Hamid Ismailov No Shelf Control 600 - published more than 5 years ago

Flawless Inside the Largest Diamond Heist in History by Scott Andrew Selby Wilde Things 1000 - character interfaces with the justice system

The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood No Shelf Control - 800 - book that won that award [Stella award]

The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave LIT 600 - published in the last 3 years

The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez Checked Out 400 - author you haven't read before

The Happy Ever After Playlist by Abby Jimenez Wilde Things 400 - painting plays a crucial role in the plot

TBR
Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat


message 22: by Sherri (last edited Sep 20, 2020 05:58PM) (new)

Sherri Harris | 857 comments Currently Reading:
Open Season (Joe Pickett, #1) by C.J. Box
Future Reads:
Party of Two (The Wedding Date, #5) by Jasmine Guillory

Completed Books:
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
The Friend by Sigrid Nunez
How the García Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez
In the Country of Women by Susan Straight
Daily Tracking:
9/12: 129
9/13: 141
9/14: 168
9/15: 194
9/16: 136
9/17: 67
9/18: 192
9/19: 84
9/20: 115


message 23: by Laura, Celestial Sphere Mod (new)

Laura | 3821 comments Mod
I moved to a new city on September and so I have to go to the library tomorrow to get a card and see what books they have available. Of course, I can always do eBooks but I would prefer to get back to paper.

I'll update my tracking once I have my book haul :D


message 24: by Jackie, Solstitial Mod (new)

Jackie | 1356 comments Mod
Laura wrote: "I moved to a new city on September and so I have to go to the library tomorrow to get a card and see what books they have available. Of course, I can always do eBooks but I would prefer to get back..."

Oh library hauls are the best book hauls! I can get take as many books as I can carry AND they're free? YES.


message 25: by Sarah (last edited Sep 20, 2020 02:03AM) (new)

Sarah | 185 comments CURRENTLY READING
Senlin Ascends (The Books of Babel, #1) by Josiah Bancroft Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Senlin Ascends Cliff Hangers 1000 — This series isn’t finished yet, but that won’t stop you from enjoying this instalment

Nine Perfect Strangers Talk Wordy to Me 1000 — At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too

Anxious People Wilde Things 1000 — This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life

DAILY TRACKING
Saturday, 9/12: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper 4.25 hours, Nine Perfect Strangers 54 pages, Daytripper 34 pages
Sunday, 9/13: Dawn 1.25 hours, Nine Perfect Strangers 23 pages, Daytripper 38 pages
Monday, 9/14: Dawn 1.9 hours, Clap When You Land 30 pages
Tuesday, 9/15: Daytripper 184 pages, Dawn 2.9 hours, Clap When You Land 35 pages
Wednesday, 9/16: Dawn 1.5 hours
Thursday, 9/17: Clap When You Land 367 pages
Friday, 9/18: Dawn 2 hours
Saturday, 9/19: Senlin Ascends 33 pages, Anxious People 49 pages
Sunday, 9/20:
TOTAL PAGES: 847 Pages
TOTAL HOURS: 13.8 Hours
TOTAL POINTS: 2400


BOOKS FINISHED
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick Daytripper by Fábio Moon Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo Dawn (Xenogenesis, #1) by Octavia E. Butler

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper Checked Out 400 — Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven’t read before

Daytripper These Books Are LIT 800 — You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book (Lamppost and candles on cover)

Clap When You Land These Books Are LIT 600 — Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years

Dawn No Shelf Control 600 — Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago

TBR POSSIBILITIES
Stiff The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson The Colour of Magic (Discworld, #1) by Terry Pratchett The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen


message 26: by Joan (last edited Sep 21, 2020 09:50AM) (new)

Joan Barnett | 1596 comments SEPTEMBER 12 - 20

Starting Point
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes - p. 62

CURRENTLY READING
Columbine
An Anonymous Girl

Columbine by Dave Cullen An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks


DAILY TRACKING
Saturday, 9/12: - 184 The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
Sunday, 9/13: - 77 The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
Monday, 9/14: 2.25 hours Animal Farm
Tuesday, 9/15: 1 hour Animal Farm
Wednesday, 9/16: - 21 The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
Thursday, 9/17: - 47 The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
Friday, 9/18: - 39 The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, 3 hours Columbine
Saturday, 9/19: - 87 The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, 209 Pumpkinheads, 100 The Bridges of Madison County
Sunday, 9/20: 71 The Bridges of Madison County, 20 An Anonymous Girl
TOTAL PAGES: 855 Pages
TOTAL HOURS: 6.25 Hours

BOOKS FINISHED
Animal Farm
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
Pumpkinheads
The Bridges of Madison County

Animal Farm by George Orwell The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (The Hunger Games, #0) by Suzanne Collins Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller

BOOKS TBR



These Books Are LIT
200 - Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book, even when it's not on fire
400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title
600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years - An Anonymous Girl
800 - You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book
✅1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated - Animal Farm

Wilde Things
200 - You might find this author shelved next to Oscar Wilde - their last name also starts with W
400 - In The Picture of Dorian Gray, painting plays a crucial role in the plot, just as it does in this book
600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community
800 - Born in 1854 and dying in 1900, Oscar Wilde's lifetime is also the setting of this book
1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life

Checked Out
200 - Better return this borrowed book when you're done
400 - Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven't read before
600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it
800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does
✅1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee - Pumpkinheads

Talk Wordy To Me
200 - Although it's a myth that he was paid by the word, its true that Charles Dickens' name contains this author's initials
400 - This title starts with a letter in Devta, which is currently the longest novel with 11,206,310 words.
600 - You will find only words on the cover of this book
800 - While it's no contender for the Guinness World Record, this 7+ word title is plenty long
✅1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too. - The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

No Shelf Control
200 - The British Library is home to the largest collection in the world, including many like this book set in a former British colony
400 - Medieval scribes often included curses to deter thieves, like the theft in this book
✅600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago - The Bridges of Madison County
800 - A library patron might ask, "It's that one book that won that award."
1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books!

Cliff Hangers
200 - Nature is a feature of this book, no cliffs required
400 - No need to head outside, this book is already set primarily outdors
600 - If you're looking for this book, you'll find it shelved as 'adventure'
800 - The mountains on the cover of this book are sure to inspire you to new reading heights
1000 - The series isn't finished yet, but that won't stop you from enjoying this installment

3,600 total points


message 27: by Sara (last edited Sep 18, 2020 06:11PM) (new)

Sara (phantomswife) | 930 comments 9/12 Pages read: 204 (had previous read 50 of 254 pages)
9/13 Pages read: 203
9/14 Pages read: 67
9/15 Pages read: 135
9/16 Pages read: 158
9/17 Pages read: 103
9/18 Pages read: 143
9/19
9/20
Total Pages read: 1013

Books finished: A Dark Night's Work by Elizabeth Gaskell - 800 points
The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde 400 points
Time and Again (Time, #1) by Jack Finney 800 points


Total Points: 2000


These Books Are LIT
200 - Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book, even when it's not on fire
✔ 400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title The Canterville Ghost
600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years
800 - You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book
1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated

Wilde Things
200 - You might find this author shelved next to Oscar Wilde - their last name also starts with W
400 - In The Picture of Dorian Gray, painting plays a crucial role in the plot, just as it does in this book
600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community
✔ 800 - Born in 1854 and dying in 1900, Oscar Wilde's lifetime is also the setting of this book A Dark Night's Work
1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life

Checked Out
200 - Better return this borrowed book when you're done
400 - Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven't read before
600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it
800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does
1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee

Talk Wordy To Me
200 - Although it's a myth that he was paid by the word, its true that Charles Dickens' name contains this author's initials
400 - This title starts with a letter in Devta, which is currently the longest novel with 11,206,310 words.
600 - You will find only words on the cover of this book
800 - While it's no contender for the Guinness World Record, this 7+ word title is plenty long
1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too.

No Shelf Control
200 - The British Library is home to the largest collection in the world, including many like this book set in a former British colony
400 - Medieval scribes often included curses to deter thieves, like the theft in this book
600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago
✔ 800 - A library patron might ask, "It's that one book that won that award." Time and Again - won Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire (1994)
1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books!

Cliff Hangers
200 - Nature is a feature of this book, no cliffs required
400 - No need to head outside, this book is already set primarily outdors
600 - If you're looking for this book, you'll find it shelved as 'adventure'
800 - The mountains on the cover of this book are sure to inspire you to new reading heights
1000 - The series isn't finished yet, but that won't stop you from enjoying this installment


message 28: by Jillian (last edited Sep 19, 2020 09:45PM) (new)

Jillian | 1731 comments 600 - If you're looking for this book, you'll find it shelved as 'adventure'
The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue by Michael J. Tougias 9/13/2020

400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title
The Young Elites by Marie Lu 9/15/2020

1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee
(Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Fiction (2017)
Sourdough by Robin Sloan 9/18/2020

9/12/2020
The Way of Kings p.1-82 (82 pages)
The Young Elites p.104-147 (43 pages)
The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue Starting at 3h19-2h19m (1h)

9/13/2020
Finished-The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue Starting at 2h19m-0 (2h 19 mins)
The Way of Kings p.83-244 (161 pages)
The Young Elites p.148-171 (23 pages)

9/14/2020
The Way of Kings p.244-300 (56 pages)
The Young Elites p.171-241 (70 pages)
The Summer Tree 1 hour

9/15/2020
Finished-The Young Elites p.241-356 (115 pages)
The Way of Kings 300-336 (36 pages)
The Summer Tree 1 hour

9/16/2020
The Way of Kings 336-470 (134 pages)
The Summer Tree 1 hour

9/17/2020
The Way of Kings 470-539 (69 pages)
Sourdough (3 hours 32 mins)

9/18/2020
Finished Sourdough (3hours 18 minutes)
The Way of Kings 539-724 (185 pages)

9/19/2020
Finished The Way of Kings 724-1007 (283 pages)
The Trial (5 hours 30 minutes)

(view spoiler)


message 29: by Alicia (last edited Sep 17, 2020 09:09PM) (new)

Alicia Luchetti | 731 comments Currently Reading
description The Year of the Witching: ebook

Up Next
description Animal Farm
description Chosen Ones
description Romanov
description Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies about Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be
description Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals

Completed
description Faithful Place: audiobook
description 11/22/63: ebook
description Memoirs of a Geisha: audiobook

Daily Tracking
Saturday, 9/12: 8.75 hours of Faithful Place via audiobook and a very clean house to go with it!
Sunday, 9/13: 1 hour to complete Faithful Place and 161 pages of 11/22/63
Monday, 9/14: 2 hours of Memoirs of a Geisha and 209 pages of 11/22/63
Tuesday, 9/15: 1 hour of Memoirs of a Geisha and 370 pages to finish out 11/22/63
Wednesday, 9/16: lots of audiobook today with 7.5 hours of Memoirs of a Geisha and excited to finally start The Year of the Witching with 36 pages
Thursday, 9/17: finished Memoirs of a Geisha with 7.75 hrs of the audiobook and got through pages of The Year of the Witching
Friday, 9/18:
Saturday, 9/19:
Sunday, 9/20:

Total Pages: 840 Pages
Total Hours: 28 Hours

Raffle Entries/Jeopardy
1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life: Faithful Place
1000 - Author has written more than 15 books: 11/22/63


message 30: by Irene (last edited Sep 20, 2020 09:10PM) (new)

Irene (eyereeen) | 411 comments FALL READ-A-THON: September 12-20

These Books Are LIT
200 - Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book, even when it's not on fire
400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title
600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years
800 - You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book
1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated | To Kill a Mockingbird

Wilde Things
200 - You might find this author shelved next to Oscar Wilde - their last name also starts with W
400 - In The Picture of Dorian Gray, painting plays a crucial role in the plot, just as it does in this book
600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community
800 - Born in 1854 and dying in 1900, Oscar Wilde's lifetime is also the setting of this book
1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life

Checked Out
200 - Better return this borrowed book when you're done
400 - Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven't read before
600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it
800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does
1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee | Uprooted
Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction (2015)

Talk Wordy To Me
200 - Although it's a myth that he was paid by the word, its true that Charles Dickens' name contains this author's initials
400 - This title starts with a letter in Devta, which is currently the longest novel with 11,206,310 words.
600 - You will find only words on the cover of this book
800 - While it's no contender for the Guinness World Record, this 7+ word title is plenty long
1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too.

No Shelf Control
200 - The British Library is home to the largest collection in the world, including many like this book set in a former British colony
400 - Medieval scribes often included curses to deter thieves, like the theft in this book
600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago | The Travelling Cat Chronicles
Originally published in 2012. (Alternatively, if this isn't allowed, my particular edition fits the book published in the last 3 years (2018) for the same point value).
800 - A library patron might ask, "It's that one book that won that award."
1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books!

Cliff Hangers
200 - Nature is a feature of this book, no cliffs required
400 - No need to head outside, this book is already set primarily outdoors
600 - If you're looking for this book, you'll find it shelved as 'adventure'
800 - The mountains on the cover of this book are sure to inspire you to new reading heights
1000 - The series isn't finished yet, but that won't stop you from enjoying this installment

DAILY TRACKING
Saturday, 9/12:
Sunday, 9/13:
Monday, 9/14:
Tuesday, 9/15: 277 pages
Wednesday, 9/16: 39 pages
Thursday, 9/17:
Friday, 9/18: 417 pages
Saturday, 9/19:
Sunday, 9/20: 331 pages
TOTAL PAGES: 1064
TOTAL POINTS: 2600

BOOKS READ:
The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa Uprooted by Naomi Novik To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1) by Harper Lee

☐☑ ✓★|


message 31: by Amy (last edited Sep 21, 2020 03:45AM) (new)

Amy Bracco | 18 comments Currently Reading:
The Huntress - page 274 of 549
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows page 58 of 607
Emma by Alexander McCall Smith - page 27 of 361 pages
Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian - 75 of 413 pages

Daily Tracking:
Saturday: 269 pages
Sunday: 297 pages
Monday: 152 pages
Tuesday: 70 pages
Wednesday: 132 pages
Thursday: 156 pages
Friday: 188 pages
Saturday: 200 pages
Sunday: 128 pages

Points: 4600

Finished Books:
The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel (232 pages)
They Said This Would Be Fun: Race, Campus Life, and Growing Up by Eternity Martis
The Black Swan of Paris by Karen Robards
Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
Grief is a Thing with Feathers by Max Porter

These Books Are LIT
✅ 600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years - They Said this Would be Fun by Eternity Martis - 2020
✅ 1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated - Dark Places by Gillian Flynn (500,000+ ratings)

Wilde Things
✅ 600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community - Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

Talk Wordy To Me
✅ 1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too. -The Black Swan of Paris by Karen Robards - 480 pages

No Shelf Control
✅ 600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago - The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid (2007)
✅ 800 - A library patron might ask, "It's that one book that won that award." - Grief is a Thing with Feathers by Max Porter - Dylan Thomas Prize (2016), Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award (2016), Europese Literatuurprijs (2017)


message 32: by Ellie (last edited Sep 20, 2020 08:42AM) (new)

Ellie (patchworkbunny) | 1763 comments Currently reading:
The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix

Finished:
Eight Detectives by Alex Pavesi Big Hard Sex Criminals Volume One by Matt Fraction Afterland by Lauren Beukes Finna by Nino Cipri

Total Points: 2600
Total Pages: 1216

12/09: 262 pages
13/09: 90 pages
14/09: 196 pages
15/09: 40 pages + 1 hour audio
16/08: 113 pages + 1 hour audio
17/09: 188 pages + 1 hour audio
18/09: 10 pages + 1 hour audio
19/09: 223 pages
20/09:

Individual challenge:
600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it: Eight Detectives
800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does: Big Hard Sex Criminals: Volume One (main character is librarian and they are trying to save her library)
600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years: Afterland
600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community: Finna


message 33: by Melanie (last edited Sep 19, 2020 11:14AM) (new)

Melanie | 5 comments Total points: 6600

These Books Are LIT
200 - Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book
400 - L, I, and T are definitely in its title
600 - book published in the last 3 years
✅ 800 - You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book You Had Me at Hola by Alexis Daria
1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated

Wilde Things
200 - You might find this author shelved next to Oscar Wilde - their last name also starts with W
400 - In The Picture of Dorian Gray, painting plays a crucial role in the plot, just as it does in this book
600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community
✅ 800 - Born in 1854 and dying in 1900 -setting of this book- 1890 The Downstairs Girl
✅ 1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system Anxious People (9/12/2020)

Checked Out
200 - Better return this borrowed book when you're done
400 - Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven't read before
600 - This is a debut novel
800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does
✅ 1000 - Goodreads Choice Awards nominee Well Met

Talk Wordy To Me
200 - Charles Dickens' name contains this author's initials
400 - This title starts with a letter in Devta,
600 - You will find only words on the cover of this book
✅ 800 - 7+ word title The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s: An Oral History
1000 - over 450 pages

No Shelf Control
✅ 200 -set in a former British colony Majesty
400 - Medieval scribes often included curses to deter thieves, like the theft in this book
600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago
800 - A library patron might ask, "It's that one book that won that award."
✅ 1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books! Heart BonesColleen Hoover

Cliff Hangers
200 - Nature is a feature of this book, no cliffs required
400 - No need to head outside, this book is already set primarily outdors
600 - If you're looking for this book, you'll find it shelved as 'adventure'
800 - The mountains on the cover of this book are sure to inspire you to new reading heights
✅ 1000 - The series isn't finished yet, but that won't stop you from enjoying this installmentA Heart So Fierce and Broken


message 34: by Jill (last edited Sep 16, 2020 05:56PM) (new)

Jill | 586 comments READING
Revolutionary Road
The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing

DAILY TRACKING
Saturday, 9/12: 249
Sunday, 9/13: 192
Monday, 9/14: 197
Tuesday, 9/15: 48
Wednesday, 9/16: 120
Thursday, 9/17:
Friday, 9/18:
Saturday, 9/19:
Sunday, 9/20:
TOTAL PAGES: 806
TOTAL HOURS:

BOOKS FINISHED
The Jane Austen Society
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
Anxious People


These Books Are LIT
200 - Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book, even when it's not on fire
400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title
600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years: Anxious People
800 - You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book
1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated

Wilde Things
200 - You might find this author shelved next to Oscar Wilde - their last name also starts with W
400 - In The Picture of Dorian Gray, painting plays a crucial role in the plot, just as it does in this book
600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community
800 - Born in 1854 and dying in 1900, Oscar Wilde's lifetime is also the setting of this book
1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life: The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women

Checked Out
200 - Better return this borrowed book when you're done
400 - Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven't read before
600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it - The Jane Austen Society
800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does
1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee

Talk Wordy To Me
200 - Although it's a myth that he was paid by the word, its true that Charles Dickens' name contains this author's initials
400 - This title starts with a letter in Devta, which is currently the longest novel with 11,206,310 words.
600 - You will find only words on the cover of this book
800 - While it's no contender for the Guinness World Record, this 7+ word title is plenty long
1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too.

No Shelf Control
200 - The British Library is home to the largest collection in the world, including many like this book set in a former British colony
400 - Medieval scribes often included curses to deter thieves, like the theft in this book
600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago
800 - A library patron might ask, "It's that one book that won that award."
1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books!

Cliff Hangers
200 - Nature is a feature of this book, no cliffs required
400 - No need to head outside, this book is already set primarily outdors
600 - If you're looking for this book, you'll find it shelved as 'adventure'
800 - The mountains on the cover of this book are sure to inspire you to new reading heights
1000 - The series isn't finished yet, but that won't stop you from enjoying this installment


message 35: by Laura, Celestial Sphere Mod (new)

Laura | 3821 comments Mod
Jackie wrote: "Laura wrote: "I moved to a new city on September and so I have to go to the library tomorrow to get a card and see what books they have available. Of course, I can always do eBooks but I would pref..."

It really is my favorite. There’s something so therapeutic about browsing the stacks and seeing what you come across.


message 36: by Laura, Celestial Sphere Mod (last edited Sep 13, 2020 02:53PM) (new)

Laura | 3821 comments Mod
Points earned: 1,000

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

LIBRARY (PHYSICAL) BOOK HAUL
The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton Leave No Trace by Mindy Mejia Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

CURRENT CHECKED OUT E-BOOKS
The Power of the Dog (Power of the Dog #1) by Don Winslow Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen M. McManus The Vanishing (Fogg Lake #1) by Jayne Ann Krentz

BOOKS FINISHED
The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth

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message 37: by Tracy, Constellation Mod (last edited Sep 14, 2020 05:20PM) (new)

Tracy (tracyisreading) | 2542 comments Mod
Currently Reading
The Bone Garden by Tess Gerritsen The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman

Currently Listening
Know My Name by Chanel Miller


DAILY TRACKING
Saturday, 9/12: 149
Sunday, 9/13: 257
Monday, 9/14: 61
Tuesday, 9/15:
Wednesday, 9/16:
Thursday, 9/17:
Friday, 9/18:
Saturday, 9/19:
Sunday, 9/20:
TOTAL PAGES: 467 Pages
TOTAL HOURS: 0 Hours

Library TBR
Matilda by Roald Dahl East (East, #1) by Edith Pattou Race to the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse Otherwood by Pete Hautman

Completed
Regretting You by Colleen Hoover Born on the Fourth of July by Ron Kovic


message 38: by Rachel (last edited Sep 20, 2020 09:37PM) (new)

Rachel A. (abyssallibrarian) | 2715 comments Currently Reading:
Twenty-one Truths About Love

Daily Tracking:
Saturday: 9 hours, 15 minutes audio of Since You've Been Gone
Sunday: 3.5 hours audio of Since You've Been Gone and 156 pages of If I Never Met You
Monday: 96 pages
Tuesday: 210 pages
Wednesday: 130 pages
Thursday: 176 pages
Friday: 8.25 hours audio of The Outsider
Saturday: 6.75 hours audio of The Outsider and 45 pages of Twenty-one Truths About Love
Sunday: 3.5 hours audio of The Outsider and 162 pages of Twenty-one Truths About Love

Finished Books:
Since You've Been Gone
If I Never Met You
The German House
The Outsider

These Books Are LIT
200 - Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book, even when it's not on fire
400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title
600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years
800 - You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book
1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated

Wilde Things
200 - You might find this author shelved next to Oscar Wilde - their last name also starts with W
400 - In The Picture of Dorian Gray, painting plays a crucial role in the plot, just as it does in this book
600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community
800 - Born in 1854 and dying in 1900, Oscar Wilde's lifetime is also the setting of this book
1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life - If I Never Met You. The main character is a criminal lawyer

Checked Out
200 - Better return this borrowed book when you're done
400 - Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven't read before
600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it - The German House
800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does
1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee - The Outsider (won for Mystery/Thriller in 2018)

Talk Wordy To Me
200 - Although it's a myth that he was paid by the word, its true that Charles Dickens' name contains this author's initials
400 - This title starts with a letter in Devta, which is currently the longest novel with 11,206,310 words.
600 - You will find only words on the cover of this book
800 - While it's no contender for the Guinness World Record, this 7+ word title is plenty long
1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too.

No Shelf Control
200 - The British Library is home to the largest collection in the world, including many like this book set in a former British colony
400 - Medieval scribes often included curses to deter thieves, like the theft in this book
600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago - Since You've Been Gone (published in 2014)
800 - A library patron might ask, "It's that one book that won that award."
1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books!

Cliff Hangers
200 - Nature is a feature of this book, no cliffs required
400 - No need to head outside, this book is already set primarily outdoors
600 - If you're looking for this book, you'll find it shelved as 'adventure'
800 - The mountains on the cover of this book are sure to inspire you to new reading heights
1000 - The series isn't finished yet, but that won't stop you from enjoying this installment


message 39: by Angie (last edited Sep 18, 2020 07:28PM) (new)

Angie | 807 comments I've never participated in a Read-A-Thon before, but I think I'll give this a try. This year has been kind of difficult on my reading, so maybe this will give me a push. Hopefully, I'm doing this correctly.

CURRENTLY READING


FINISHED
Fantastic Beasts - The Crimes of Grindelwald The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling 09/13/2020 An American Sunrise Poems by Joy Harjo 09/14/2020 Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children, #2) by Seanan McGuire 09/15/2020
A Murder Is Announced (Miss Marple, #5) by Agatha Christie 09/18/2020 Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas 09/18/2020

DAILY TRACKING
Saturday, 9/12: 46
Sunday, 9/13: 321
Monday, 9/14: 219
Tuesday, 9/15: 88
Wednesday, 9/16: 177
Thursday, 9/17: 280
Friday, 9/18: 141
Saturday, 9/19:
Sunday, 9/20:
TOTAL PAGES: 1235
POINTS EARNED: 4200

The Challenge

These Books Are LIT
200 - Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book, even when it's not on fire
400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title
600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years: An American Sunrise: Poems published in 2019
800 - You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book
1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated

Wilde Things
200 - You might find this author shelved next to Oscar Wilde - their last name also starts with W
400 - In The Picture of Dorian Gray, painting plays a crucial role in the plot, just as it does in this book
600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community: Cemetery Boys author, Aiden Thomas, is trans and queer
800 - Born in 1854 and dying in 1900, Oscar Wilde's lifetime is also the setting of this book
1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life: Fantastic Beasts - The Crimes of Grindelwald: The Original Screenplay Grindelwald is being held by law enforcement during the beginning of the book, and aurors arrive at his rally toward the end of the book

Checked Out
200 - Better return this borrowed book when you're done
400 - Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven't read before
600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it
800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does
1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee

Talk Wordy To Me
200 - Although it's a myth that he was paid by the word, its true that Charles Dickens' name contains this author's initials
400 - This title starts with a letter in Devta, which is currently the longest novel with 11,206,310 words.
600 - You will find only words on the cover of this book
800 - While it's no contender for the Guinness World Record, this 7+ word title is plenty long
1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too.

No Shelf Control
200 - The British Library is home to the largest collection in the world, including many like this book set in a former British colony
400 - Medieval scribes often included curses to deter thieves, like the theft in this book
600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago
800 - A library patron might ask, "It's that one book that won that award."
1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books!: A Murder Is Announced Agatha Christie wrote over 70 books

Cliff Hangers
200 - Nature is a feature of this book, no cliffs required
400 - No need to head outside, this book is already set primarily outdors
600 - If you're looking for this book, you'll find it shelved as 'adventure'
800 - The mountains on the cover of this book are sure to inspire you to new reading heights
1000 - The series isn't finished yet, but that won't stop you from enjoying this installment: Down Among the Sticks and Bones the author has confirmed there will be at least eight books in the series


message 40: by Suzanne (last edited Sep 20, 2020 10:13AM) (new)

Suzanne | 349 comments BOOKS FINISHED

How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS

Fall on Your Knees

All the Birds, Singing

These Books Are LIT
✅ 400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title
All the Birds, Singing

Checked Out
✅ 600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it
Fall on Your Knees

Talk Wordy To Me
✅ 1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too :
How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS which has 640 pages.


message 41: by Elli (last edited Sep 18, 2020 12:34AM) (new)

Elli | 85 comments Currently Reading:
I Am a Cat by Natsume Sōseki Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman

Currently Listening:
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

✔️It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books! The 7th Canon by Robert Dugoni 334 pages - 13 Sep
✔️Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated The Silent Patient 325 pages - 14 Sep
✔️The series isn't finished yet, but that won't stop you from enjoying this installment - White Hot

Finished:
The 7th Canon by Robert Dugoni The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides White Hot (Hidden Legacy, #2) by Ilona Andrews


message 42: by Steven (last edited Sep 18, 2020 04:08PM) (new)

Steven McCreary | 141 comments Currently Reading:
Completed Books: Dragonflight DragonquestThe White Dragon


Current Points: 2400

Completed Prompts

New to You Author: Anne McCaffrey Dragonflight
Author more than 15 works: Anne McCaffrey Dragonquest
450 pages or more: The White Dragon


9/12: 116 pages
9/13: 183
9/14: 121
9/15: 100
9/16: 120
9/17: 150
9/18: 203


message 43: by [deleted user] (last edited Sep 13, 2020 01:00PM) (new)

Current points: 1000

These Books Are LIT
200 - Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book, even when it's not on fire
400 - You might not think this book is 'lit' but L, I, and T are definitely in its title
600 - Find a new flame in this book published in the last 3 years
800 - You'll see the light...source on the cover of this book
1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated

Wilde Things
200 - You might find this author shelved next to Oscar Wilde - their last name also starts with W
400 - In The Picture of Dorian Gray, painting plays a crucial role in the plot, just as it does in this book
600 - Like Wilde, this author is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community
800 - Born in 1854 and dying in 1900, Oscar Wilde's lifetime is also the setting of this book
1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life

Checked Out
200 - Better return this borrowed book when you're done
400 - Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven't read before
600 - This is a debut novel, and it's about time you started on it
800 - You should visit a library, like the main character of this book does
1000 - Since 2009 the Goodreads Choice Awards has been introducing readers to new books, like this nominee - The Whisper Man (nominee in Mystery & Thriller 2019) 13th September

Talk Wordy To Me
200 - Although it's a myth that he was paid by the word, its true that Charles Dickens' name contains this author's initials
400 - This title starts with a letter in Devta, which is currently the longest novel with 11,206,310 words.
600 - You will find only words on the cover of this book
800 - While it's no contender for the Guinness World Record, this 7+ word title is plenty long
1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too.

No Shelf Control
200 - The British Library is home to the largest collection in the world, including many like this book set in a former British colony
400 - Medieval scribes often included curses to deter thieves, like the theft in this book
600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago
800 - A library patron might ask, "It's that one book that won that award."
1000 - It'll take some time to read all of this author's works - there's more than 15 books!

Cliff Hangers
200 - Nature is a feature of this book, no cliffs required
400 - No need to head outside, this book is already set primarily outdors
600 - If you're looking for this book, you'll find it shelved as 'adventure'
800 - The mountains on the cover of this book are sure to inspire you to new reading heights
1000 - The series isn't finished yet, but that won't stop you from enjoying this installment


message 44: by Meghan (last edited Sep 18, 2020 07:39AM) (new)

Meghan Chiasson | 65 comments First Read-A-Thon: Completed!!!
Total Points: 2,600

Finished:
1000
- Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated: Dune by Frank Herbert
400
- Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven't read before: Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits by Reese Witherspoon
200
- Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book, even when it's not on fire: All Systems Red by Martha Wells
1000
- At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too: The Toll by Neal Shusterman


message 45: by Aimee (last edited Sep 19, 2020 04:15AM) (new)

Aimee (pebbles320) | 405 comments Total points: 2,800

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Completed books:

Wilde Things
1000 - This character interfaces with the justice system, which had a profound impact on Wilde's life: The Confessions of Frannie Langton

No Shelf Control
600 - Dig through the backlog to find this book published more than 5 years ago: Graceling

Cliff Hangers
600 - If you're looking for this book, you'll find it shelved as 'adventure': Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

These books are LIT
200 - Red, orange, and yellow are on the cover of this book, even when it's not on fire: Fire
Fire (Graceling Realm, #2) by Kristin Cashore

Checked out
400 - Avoid missing out by reading this author you haven't read before: Eliza and Her Monsters

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Currently reading:
Bitterblue - Talk Wordy to Me - 1000


message 46: by Jackie, Solstitial Mod (new)

Jackie | 1356 comments Mod
Reminder! While today is the last day of the Fall Read-a-thon, you can post your raffle entry tomorrow and still be entered! We will do the draw on Tuesday 9/22 and then the winner will have a week to decide on their prompt of choice. Happy reading!


message 47: by Jax (new)

Jax (jaxn) Finished two books this read-a-thon:
1000 - At over 450 pages, this hefty tome should give your arms a good workout too.
The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz

1000 - Everybody's talking about this book that at least 300,000 people rated
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings


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