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message 1: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2132 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 Jun 01, 2015 08:40AM) (new)

Diana S | 2132 comments Mod
May Scoreboard


Most Points

Mickslibrarian - 15
**Linda C - 13
Bethany - 11 (+1) = 12
Tessa - 7
Diana S - 5
Ayundab - 4



Most Pages

Linda C - 4127
**Mickslibrarian - 3903
Bethany - 3034
Tessa - 2113
Ayundab - 1715
Diana S - 1152


message 3: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2132 comments Mod
1.3 Children’s Book Week
The Mummy's Mother by Tony Johnson (5/3/15) 160 pp.

1.5 Counting to Ten
Series: Last Survivors #3
This World We Live In by Susan Beth Pfeffer (5/5/15) 239 pp.


Points Earned: 2
Pages Read: 399


message 4: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments Good job!


message 5: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2132 comments Mod
Thanks! :)


message 6: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2132 comments Mod
1.1 Pick a Genre - Science Fiction/Dystopia
The Dog Stars by Peter Heller (5/9/15) 320 pp.

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 320

Total Points: 3
Total Pages: 719


message 7: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 446 comments 1.7 (Bethany's Task) Take a trip
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely

I read this traveling to and from work, but a girl can dream of travel, can't she?

Points: 1
Pages: 280


message 8: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2132 comments Mod
Yes, she can! :D


message 9: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 855 comments Task 1.7 (Bethany's Task) Take a trip

Read a book about someone who takes a trip.

The Snow Bride - Debbie Macomber (3 stars) 5/8/15 [240] heroine takes trip to Alaska

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 240

Total Points: 1
Total Pages: 240



message 10: by Ayunda (new)

Ayunda (ayundabs) Ayundabs's Tasks

#1.3 Children's Book Week
Read a children's or YA book.
Paper Towns by John Green

Total points: 1
Total pages: 305


message 11: by Ayunda (last edited May 13, 2015 06:16PM) (new)

Ayunda (ayundabs) #1.4 May Flowers
Read a book with a flower on the cover or in the title.
Rose Madder by Stephen King Rose Madder by Stephen King

Total points: 2
Total pages: 784


message 12: by Ayunda (last edited May 13, 2015 06:18PM) (new)

Ayunda (ayundabs) #1.7 (Bethany's Task) Take a trip
Read a book either while taking a trip or about someone who takes a trip.
Burung-Burung Manyar by Y.B. Mangunwijaya Burung-Burung Manyar by Y.B. Mangunwijaya
(An Indonesian book about a person's life during war and in the story he travels from Jogja to Jakarta to Jogja again)

Total points: 3
Total pages: 1190


message 13: by Diana S (last edited May 13, 2015 09:08PM) (new)

Diana S | 2132 comments Mod
Linda & ayundab - you are now on the board. :D


message 14: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 446 comments 1.5 Counting to Ten
Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer

Points: 1
Pages: 341

Total points: 2
Total pages: 621


message 15: by Book Concierge (last edited May 14, 2015 01:38PM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 725 comments Tessa


Task 1.4 - May Flowers
The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan ✔ – 12May15 (464 pg)


THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 464

Total points earned - 1
Total pages read 464



message 16: by Mickslibrarian (new)

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

The Poet Slave of Cuba: A Biography of Juan Francisco Manzano by Margarita Engle May 14

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 192
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 1
Total Pages: 192
Total Books: 1


message 17: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 1.3 Children’s Book Week

The Mysterious Matter of I. M. Fine by Diane Stanley May 5

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 208
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 2
Total Pages: 400
Total Books: 2


message 18: by Mickslibrarian (last edited May 14, 2015 05:22PM) (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 1.4 May Flowers

The Chosen Prince by Diane Stanley The Chosen Prince by Diane Stanley May 11

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 368
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 3
Total Pages: 768
Total Books: 3


message 19: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 446 comments 1.3 Children’s Book Week
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

Points: 1
Pages: 319

Total points: 3
Total pages: 940


message 20: by Book Concierge (last edited May 15, 2015 12:15PM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 725 comments TESSA


Task 2.3 - Mickslibrarian - TBF & Jane Eyre
Book 1 - A Cold Day For Murder ✔ - 3May15 - 199 pg
Book 2 - Dolled Up For Murder ✔ – 14May15 - 288 pg

Both books are Book # 1 in a series that is new to me.


THIS TASK
Points earned - 2
Pages read - 487


Total points earned - 3
Total pages read - 951



message 21: by Mickslibrarian (last edited May 15, 2015 12:24PM) (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments Yay! You are the first! Wonder what everyone else will come up with....


message 22: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2132 comments Mod
Wow! A 5-way tie!!!

Great Reading Everyone!

Tessa & Mickslibrarian - you are now on the board. :)


message 23: by Diana S (last edited May 15, 2015 10:26PM) (new)

Diana S | 2132 comments Mod
I see a Surprise in this month's Q&A :)


message 24: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 725 comments TESSA


Task 1.3 - Children's Book Week

Before I Die ✔ – 15May15 (336 pg) (YA fiction)

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 336

Total points earned - 4
Total pages read - 1287



message 25: by Linda C (last edited May 16, 2015 08:34PM) (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 855 comments Task 2.3 (Mickslibrarian's Task) TBF and Jane Eyre

Nick All Night - Cheryl St. John (3 stars) 5/2/15 [250]
heroine is in mega debt to the IRS

The Ivory Duchess - Delia Parr (3 stars) 5/15/15 [313]
hero is in debt to investors of a failed land development venture

In both cases their actions are determined by this debt

Points Earned: 2
Pages Read: 563

Total Points: 3
Total Pages: 803



message 26: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments Ooh, nice. Keep'm coming!


message 27: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2132 comments Mod
1.2 Reading Through The Alphabet - (Author)
1. Letter - "D"

DiCamillo, Kate - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (5/17/15) 221 pp.

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 221

Total Points: 4
Total Pages: 940


message 28: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 446 comments 1.2 Reading Through The Alphabet
The Last Days of Dogtown by Anita Diamant

Points: 1
Pages: 263

Total points: 4
Total pages: 1203


message 29: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 725 comments SURPRISE - repeating task 1.3

YA lit
Goldsmith's Daughter ✔ – 18May15 - 283 pg

THIS TASK
Points earned - 1
Pages read - 283


Total points earned - 5
Total pages read - 1570



message 30: by Mickslibrarian (last edited May 19, 2015 01:16PM) (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 2.4 (Bethany's Task) Easy Challenge

1. Bull Run by Paul Fleischman May 9

AND

2. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen May 13

Points for this Task: 2
Pages for this Task: 425
Books for this Task: 2
Total Points: 5
Total Pages: 1193
Total Books: 5


message 31: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 2132 comments Mod
Surprise Task
1. 1.3 Children’s Book Week
Nancy Drew Mystey Stories
The Mystery at the Ski Jump by Carolyn Keene (5/20/15) 212 pp.

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 212 pp.

Total Points: 5
Total Pages: 1152


message 32: by Linda C (last edited May 21, 2015 06:32AM) (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 855 comments 2.4 (Bethany's Task) Easy Challenge

Bait - Karen Robards (5 stars) 5/13/15 [416]

Summer by the Sea - Susan Wiggs (4 stars) 5/20/15 [408]

Points Earned: 2
Pages Read: 824

Total Points: 5
Total Pages: 1627



message 33: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 446 comments 2.4 Easy Challenge
The Lost Boy by Greg Ruth (192 pgs)
and
King Henry VI, Part 2 by William Shakespeare (384 pgs)
I'm resuming my goal to read every Shakespeare play. I've read about 2/3 of them now.

Surprise Task 1.3 Children's book Week
Search for Safety by John Langan (123 pgs)

Task points: 3
Task pages: 699

Total points: 7
Total pages: 1902


message 34: by Ayunda (new)

Ayunda (ayundabs) #1.6 Group Read
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

Total points: 4
Total pages: 1,715


message 35: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 1.1 Pick a Genre - Science Fiction/Dystopia

The Heir by Kiera Cass May 23

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 368
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 6
Total Pages: 1561
Total Books: 6


message 36: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 855 comments Task 1.4 May Flowers
Read a book with a flower(s) on the cover

Home Before Dark by Susan Wiggs Home Before Dark - Susan Wiggs (4 stars) 5/22/15 [416] [hanging flower basket]

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 416

Total Points: 6
Total Pages: 2043



message 37: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 446 comments 1.1 Pick a Genre - Science Fiction/Dystopia
Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Points: 1
Pages: 454

Total points: 8
Total pages: 2356


message 38: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 855 comments Surprise task

Task 1.4 May Flowers
Read a book with a flower(s) on the cover

Charms by Kathleen Kane Charms - Kathleen Kane (4 stars) 5/25/15 [304] [bower of flowers behind their heads]

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 304

Total Points: 7
Total Pages: 2347



message 39: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 2.1 The Amazing Race (Cont')

1. Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie S. Tolan May 21 (North Carolina)

AND

2. The White Giraffe by Lauren St. John May 25 (South Africa)

Points for this Task: 2
Pages for this Task: 420
Books for this Task: 2
Total Points: 8
Total Pages: 1981
Total Books: 8


message 40: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 1.5 Counting to Ten

Allegiant by Veronica Roth May 28

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 526
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 9
Total Pages: 2507
Total Books: 9


message 41: by Book Concierge (last edited May 29, 2015 12:15PM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 725 comments TESSA


Task 2.4 - Bethany's EASY CHALLENGE

Book 1 - A book I finished in < 3 sittings
To Begin Again ✔ - 6May15 - 139 pg

Book 2 - By an author I love
Khaled Hosseini / And the Mountains Echoed ✔ – 28May15 - 404 pg

THIS TASK
Points earned - 2
Pages read - 543


Total points earned - 7
Total pages read - 2113



message 42: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 446 comments 1.2 Reading Through The Alphabet - (Author) "E"
Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why by Bart D. Ehrman

Points: 1
Pages: 266

Total points: 9
Total pages: 2356


message 43: by Bethany (new)

Bethany | 446 comments 2.3 (Mickslibrarian's Task) TBF and Jane Eyre
Read Two Books
A. Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English by John McWhorter (230 pgs)
B. The Hangman's Daughter by Oliver Pötzsch (448 pgs)

The first book talks about how English, an old Germanic language, evolved into our modern language through the years (heavily influenced by Welsh and Celtic).
The second book is historical fiction about one of a Germanic clan of hangmen, where the hangman solves a series of murders with the assistance of his daughter and a village physician. The author is German and the copy I read was translated from German.

The connection: German

Points: 2
Pages: 678

Total points: 11
Total pages: 3034


message 44: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments Cool beans!


message 45: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 1.3 Children’s Book Week - Surprise

The Mysterious Case of the Allbright Academy by Diane Stanley May 8

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 272
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 10
Total Pages: 2779
Total Books: 10


message 46: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments 1.4 May Flowers - Surprise

Lives of the Presidents by Kathleen Krull Lives of the Presidents by Kathleen Krull May 24

Points for this Task: 1
Pages for this Task: 104
Books for this Task: 1
Total Points: 11
Total Pages: 2883
Total Books: 11


message 47: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 855 comments Task 3.1 (Mickslibrarian's Task) 1, 2, 3, It's M A Y!

Book 1 - Y
All You Need is Love All You Need Is Love (Green Mountain series, #1) - Marie Force (3.5 stars) 5/27/15 [368]

Book 2 - M
Under a Maui Moon Under a Maui Moon - Robin Jones Gunn (3 stars) 5/10/15 [276]

Book 3 - A
An Acceptable Arrangement An Acceptable Arrangement - Jeanne Savery (3.5 stars) 5/28/15 [288]

Points Earned: 3
Pages Read: 932

Total Points: 10
Total Pages: 3279



message 48: by Mickslibrarian (new)

Mickslibrarian | 370 comments Good job!


message 49: by Linda C (new)

Linda C (libladynylindac) | 855 comments Task 1.5 Counting to Ten

Read a book that is the third in a series.

Irresistible (Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, #3) - Mary Balogh (3 stars) 5/29/15 [320]

Points Earned: 1
Pages Read: 320

Total Points: 11
Total Pages: 3599



message 50: by Diana S (last edited May 31, 2015 08:14AM) (new)

Diana S | 2132 comments Mod
Fantastic Reading Everyone! The scores are very close. :D

We currently have a 3-way tie for most points!


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