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message 1: by Sarah (last edited Jan 31, 2015 02:09AM) (new)

Sarah | 3050 comments Mod
Introduction:
Hello Team members, I'm the Team mod Sarah, for this challenge you will be reading from the 2 series and 1 bonus book below and a set Genre each month, the point system below will explain to you how to earn points and how many you get for each complete book. You also earn points for writing reviews, doing buddy reads and commenting on the discussion threads for the series and Book of the month books below. Good luck and if you have more questions feel free to ask your Mod Captain.

Team Members
- Rosie
- Stephanie
- Never Trust A Duck
- Maaya
- Abigail
- Erin

Genre:
Romance

Bonus Book:
A Thousand Pieces of You (Firebird, #1) by Claudia Gray by Claudia Gray

Series:
1. The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1) by Julie Kagawa The Eternity Cure (Blood of Eden, #2) by Julie Kagawa The Forever Song (Blood of Eden, #3) by Julie Kagawa by Julie Kagawa
2. Storm (Elemental, #1) by Brigid Kemmerer Spark (Elemental, #2) by Brigid Kemmerer Spirit (Elemental, #3) by Brigid Kemmerer Secret (Elemental, #4) by Brigid Kemmerer Sacrifice (Elemental, #5) by Brigid Kemmerer by Brigid Kemmerer

Discussion threads:


Point system

1. Series points:
Novellas: 1 point each
Books are based on the amount of pages:
100-200 = 2 points
201-300 = 4 points
301-400 = 6 points
401-500 = 8 points
501-600 = 10 points
and so on.

Finish a complete series is = 10 points
but if you have already read part of the series before starting the challenge it is worth 8 points

Reviews - 2 points for each review written for the series books

Discussion Thread - 1 Point for discussing the series books in the thread

Buddy Reads - 4 points for BR in This group, 2 points for BR in any other group.


2. Bonus book:
is worth 10 points

Reviews - 2 points for a review for this book

Discussion Thread - 1 Point for discussing this book in the discussion thread

Buddy Reads - 4 points for BR in This group, 2 points for BR in any other group.


3. Genre Books
Books you read in the Genre catagory are based on page number.
100-200 = 2 points
201-300 = 4 points
301-400 = 6 points
401-500 = 8 points
501-600 = 10 points
and so on.

Finish a complete series in genre category is = 6 points
but if you have already read part of the series before starting the challenge it is worth 4 points

Reviews - 2 points for each review written for the genre books

Buddy Reads - 4 points for BR in This group, 2 points for BR in any other group.


message 2: by Sarah (last edited Feb 18, 2015 04:44AM) (new)

Sarah | 3050 comments Mod
Team Points - 23


message 3: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 3050 comments Mod
It's February 1st!!! Let the reading begin

Please reserve a comment for yourself and don't forget to update reguarly :)


message 4: by Sarah (last edited Feb 18, 2015 04:44AM) (new)

Sarah | 3050 comments Mod
My Progress - 17

Gates of Thread and Stone (Gates of Thread and Stone #1) by Lori M. Lee
150 pages - 2 points
Review - 2 points - https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

Crash Into Me by Albert Borris
257 pages - 4 points
Review - 2 points - https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
346 pages - 6 points
Review - 2 points - https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


message 5: by Rosie (last edited Feb 28, 2015 03:12PM) (new)

Rosie (rosie32) My Points:

Alienated by Melissa Landers- 350 pages- 6pts
reviewed- 2pts

Total- 8pts


message 6: by Stephanie (last edited Feb 26, 2015 02:10PM) (new)

Stephanie Hanlon | 67 comments My Points: 20

Lola and the Boy next door - Stephanie Perkins - 373 pages - 6 points

Just finished Looking for Alaska by John Green which could be considered a romance story. 263 pages - 4 points.

Review - https://www.goodreads.com/review/show... - 2 points

Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton - 406 pages - 8 points


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My Points:


message 8: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 3050 comments Mod
Hey guys!!! :) How is everyone doing?? :)


message 9: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie Hanlon | 67 comments Sorry I started Game of Thrones book 2 which has been taking up all my time. Almost finished so I'll try to get a few books finished next week :)


message 10: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 3050 comments Mod
That is a big book!!! I'll be starting that series next month :) I can't wait!!!


message 11: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie Hanlon | 67 comments Sarah wrote: "That is a big book!!! I'll be starting that series next month :) I can't wait!!!"

It's so good but really long.


message 12: by Rosie (new)

Rosie (rosie32) I know the answer is probably no but I though I would check anyway, would the Infernal Devices be counted as a romance?


message 13: by Maaya (new)

Maaya | 24 comments My points: 8 points
Winterspell
454 pages -8 points


message 14: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 3050 comments Mod
Rosie wrote: "I know the answer is probably no but I though I would check anyway, would the Infernal Devices be counted as a romance?"

I thought it would be but it's not written on the books genres on its goodreads page :(


message 15: by Rosie (new)

Rosie (rosie32) Sarah wrote: "Rosie wrote: "I know the answer is probably no but I though I would check anyway, would the Infernal Devices be counted as a romance?"

I thought it would be but it's not written on the books genre..."


Awwwh shame :( I will read Alienated after I finish clockwork princess so can get us a few more points ^-^


message 16: by Rosie (new)

Rosie (rosie32) Wow!! The other team have LOADS of points!!!! O-0


message 17: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie Hanlon | 67 comments Okay so I was a bit rubbish this month (I can only blame game of thrones for that) but I've just sneaked in another book at the last moment. updated points above. looking forward to finding out what the next books are.


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