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message 1: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2130 comments Mod
Please post the tasks you have completed in this thread.

The following format is greatly appreciated:

Scoreboard name (if different from GR name)
Task # and Title
Link to book or Title AND Author
Review (optional)
Points for this Task (optional)
Pages for this Task (optional)
Books for this Task (optional)
Total Points
Total Pages
Total Books (optional)


message 2: by Diana S (last edited Mar 02, 2015 11:28AM) (new)

Diana S | 2130 comments Mod
February Scoreboard



Most Points

**Mickslibrarian - 13
*Tasha - 7
Tessa - 6
Bethany - 6
Linda C. - 2

Most Pages

**Mickslibrarian - 3648
*Tasha - 2703
Tessa - 1658
Bethany - 1652
Linda C. - 476


message 3: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 853 comments Task 1.2 Reading Through the Alphabet - (Author)
Read a book whose Author's last name begins with the letter "A".

I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced - Nujood Ali w/ Delphine Minoui (3 stars) 2/2/15 [188]

This task - 1
Pages this task - 188

Total points - 1
Total Pages - 188



message 4: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2130 comments Mod
Good Reading Linda! :D I got you on the scoreboard.


message 5: by Linda C (last edited Feb 09, 2015 06:45AM) (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 853 comments Task 1.4 Dinner Reservations

Read a book with the letters "D & R" in it's title
Still Life with Bread Crumbs: A Novel - Anna Quindlen (5 stars) 2/7/15 [288]

This task - 1
Pages this task - 288

Total points - 2
Total Pages - 476



message 6: by Mickslibrarian (last edited Feb 24, 2015 03:00PM) (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 1.3 National Wear Red Day (Feb 6)

Queen's Gambit by Elizabeth Fremantle February 9

Points for this Task: 2
Pages for this Task: 452
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 2
Total Pages: 452
Total Books: 1


message 7: by Tasha (new)

Tasha | 24 comments 2.1 The Amazing Race
As a group, this year - we will travel the world together. Let the race begin! :D
Read Two Books
1. Starting Point
Read a book that is set in your home state -or- your country (if you don't live in the US).
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1) by Robert Galbraith Set in England
2. Our First Destination (United Kingdom)
Read a book set in England, Scotland, Wales, or Ireland.
The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2) by Robert Galbraith set in England

Points for this Task: 2
Pages for this Task: 1126
Books for this Task: 2

Total Points: 2
Total Pages: 1126
Total Books: 2


message 8: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 446 comments 1.6 Group Read
Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell

Points: 1 (+1 for discussion) = 2
Pages: 258


message 9: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 723 comments TESSA


Task 1.1 - Pick a genre - ROMANCE on main page

Anne of the Island ✔ – 10 Feb 15 (272 pg)


THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 272

Total points earned - 1
Total pages read - 272



message 10: by Diana S (last edited Feb 12, 2015 01:39PM) (new)

Diana S | 2130 comments Mod
Wow! I love to see these 2 pts, right off the bat.
Mickslibrarian, Tasha, and Bethany, you are now on the scoreboard. :)
We now have a 4-way tie. :D


message 11: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 723 comments I think you missed me - Post # 9


message 12: by Book Concierge (last edited Feb 15, 2015 02:21PM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 723 comments TESSA

Most Points - Bethany's Task - Anti-Valentine's Day

1) Feeling Blue - The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster ✔ - 14Feb15 (256 pg)

2) Main Character is Single - Fiona in The Camel Bookmobile by Masha Hamilton ✔ - 4Feb15 (320 pg)

3) Book to lift my spirits - The New Yorkers by Cathleen Schine ✔ – 13 Feb 15 (304 pg)


THIS TASK
Points earned - 3
Pages read - 880

Total points earned - 4
Total pages read - 1152



message 13: by Mickslibrarian (last edited Feb 24, 2015 03:00PM) (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 1.4 Dinner Reservations

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary by David Sedaris February 3

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 159
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 3
Total Pages: 611
Total Books: 2


message 14: by Mickslibrarian (last edited Feb 24, 2015 02:59PM) (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 3.1 (Bethany's Task) The Anti-Valentine's Day Challenge

1. Speaking from Among the Bones (Flavia de Luce, #5 ) by Alan Bradley Speaking from Among the Bones by Alan Bradley February 14

2. The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches by Alan Bradley February 15

3. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust by Alan Bradley February 16

Points for this Task: 3
Pages for this Task: 1071
Books for this Task: 3
Total Points: 6
Total Pages: 1682
Total Books: 5


message 15: by Mickslibrarian (last edited Feb 24, 2015 02:59PM) (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 1.5 Super Bowl - XLIX (Seattle Seahawks vs. New England Patriots)

Here Lies the Librarian by Richard Peck February 16

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 149
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 7
Total Pages: 1831
Total Books: 6


message 16: by Tasha (new)

Tasha | 24 comments 3.1 (Bethany's Task) The Anti-Valentine's Day Challenge
This will be the first year in several that I'm not celebrating, so I thought I'd be snarky about it :)
Read Three Books
1. Feelin' Blue--Read a book with a blue cover.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling
2. Read a book where the main character is single (through at least 3/4 of the book).
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner
3. Read a book you enjoy to lift your spirits.
The Bane Chronicles (The Bane Chronicles) by Cassandra Clare

Points for this Task: 3
Pages for this Task: 1153
Books for this Task: 3

Total Points: 5
Total Pages: 2279
Total books: 5


message 17: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2130 comments Mod
Sorry Tessa, I did miss it. :(


message 18: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 723 comments TESSA


Task 1.4 - Dinner Reservations
A book with D and R in the title

fReeDom
This Token of Freedom ✔ – 19 Feb 15 (154 pg)


THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 154

Total points earned - 5
Total pages read - 1306



message 19: by Tasha (new)

Tasha | 24 comments 1.3 National Wear Red Day (Feb 3)
Read a book with an article of clothing on the cover.
BONUS POINT:(If it's a dress)
The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Points for this Task: 2
Pages for this Task: 424
Books for this Task: 1

Total Points: 7
Total Pages: 2703
Total books: 6


message 20: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 1.1 Pick a Genre - Romance

The Selection by Kiera Cass February 24

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 336
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 8
Total Pages: 2167
Total Books: 7


message 21: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments Could you check # of pages? I have 2167. Thanks.


message 22: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 446 comments 1.4 Dinner Reservations
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor

Pages: 288
Points: 1

Total points: 3
Total pages: 546


message 23: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 446 comments Most Points - Bethany's Task - Anti-Valentine's Day
A. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr by Anthony Doerr (530 pgs)
B. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel by Emily St. John Mandal (333 pgs)--really good book!
C. Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis by Christopher Paul Curtis (243 pgs)

Points: 3
Pages: 1106

Total points: 6
Total pages: 1652


message 24: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 1.2 Reading Through the Alphabet - (Author)

Photo by Brady: A Picture of the Civil War by Jennifer Armstrong February 26

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 160
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 9
Total Pages: 2327
Total Books: 8


message 25: by Book Concierge (last edited Feb 27, 2015 02:30PM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 723 comments TESSA


Task 1.3 - Wear Red Day

BONUS - this has a RED DRESS on the cover
Backseat Saints by Joshilyn Jackson ✔ - 26Feb15 (352 pg)

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 352

DON't know how to account for the "bonus" ....???

Total points earned - 6
Total pages read - 1658



message 26: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 2.1 The Amazing Race

1. A Fete Worse Than Death by Claudia Bishop February 21 (Set in NY)

AND

2. Sisters of Treason by Elizabeth Fremantle February 28 (set in England)

Points for this Task: 2
Pages for this Task: 752
Books for this Task: 2
Total Points: 11
Total Pages: 3079
Total Books: 10


message 27: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 2.2 Going To the Movies

1. The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis February 28 (set in Afghanistan)

AND

2. A Red Herring Without Mustard by Alan Bradley February 13

Points for this Task: 2
Pages for this Task: 569
Books for this Task: 2
Total Points: 13
Total Pages: 3648
Total Books: 12


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