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Sam (archieleach9) | 275 comments Post you Reading with Style plans here...


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Sam (archieleach9) | 275 comments 10.1 - "A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom."
Read a collection of poetry. (Must be at least 75 pages).
Sailing Alone Around the Room - Billy Collins

10.2 - "Mr. Watson, Come Here, I Want To See You.”
Speak - Laurie Anderson (690L)

10.3 - Books Really Do Grow On Trees
Read a book with the word tree/trees or a type of tree in the title.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Betty Smith C,O

10.4 - Beware The Seven Deadly Sins
The Lust Lizards of Melancholy Cove - Christopher Moore

10.5 - All About The Birds And The Bees
A. Read a book with a type of bird in the title.
The Swan Thieves - Elizabeth Kostova C

10.6 - Space
A Brief History of Time - Stephen Hawking
A Briefer History of Time - Stephen Hawking

10.7 - Friends
Me Talk Pretty One Day - David Sedaris

10.8 - Spring Renewal
Dead in the Family - Charlaine Harrie (Sookie Stackhouse)

10.9 - Square Peg
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - Seth Grahame-Smith

10.10 - New Beginnings
When the Emperor Was Divine - Julie Otsuka

15.1 - Beware the Ides of March
In Cold Blood - Truman Capote WC,O

15.2 - A Magical Birthday
Changes - Jim Butcher (Dresden Files) C

15.3 - Mental Health
Her Fearful Symmetry - Audrey Niffenegger

15.4 - This Day in History
9/2/78 - George Harrison marries Olivia Trinidad Arias
I Me Mine - George Harrison

15.5 - Anzac Day
B. A novel or non-fictional account of World War I
A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway WC,O

15.6 - May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month
Island of the Sequined Love Nun - Christopher Moore

15.7 - The Gods Must Be Crazy
The Sea Monsters - Rick Riordan

15.8 - Costa/Whitbread
Beauty - Raphael Selbourne

15.9 - Pulitzer Prize
Long Day's Journey into the Night - Eugene O'Neill

15.10 - Read one Of the following Group Read selections (or the runners-up).
C. Favorite Author: East of Eden - John Steinbeck J,WC,O

20.1 - "The important thing is not what they think of me, but what I think of them."
Great Expectations - Charles Dickens C,WC,O

20.2 - "Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are."
A. Read a book whose title relates to your personal philosophy
36 Arguments for the Existence of God - Rebecca Goldstein C

20.3 - Deja Vu
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle - David Wroblewski C

20.4 - And The Oscar Goes To...
A. A book that is the basis for a film nominated for this year's Academy Awards (picture, acting, or writing):
Up in the Air - Walter Kirn

20.5 - Freedom Of The Press
B. Read a book by a journalist
Dangerously Funny - David Bianculli

20.6 - What's in a name?
Horns - Joe Hill (Joseph Hillstrom King)

20.7 - Character References
A. Lost in a Good Book - Jasper Fforde
AND
B. The Trial - Franz Kafka WC,O
Through the Looking Glass - Lewis Carroll
The Merry Wives of Windsor - William Shakespeare

20.8 - Animal, Vegetable, Mineral
A. Animal: Wolf Hall - Hilary Mantel J
C. Mineral: By the Shores of Silver Lake - Laura Ingalls Wilder

20.9 - Krista's Task
The Merchant of Venice - William Shakespeare
All's Well That Ends Well - William Shakespeare
WC,O

20.10 - Sam's Task
361 - Donald Westlake


message 3: by Jayme(the ghost reader) (last edited May 18, 2010 10:26PM) (new)

Jayme(the ghost reader) (jaymeiltheghostreader) | 2916 comments Reading With Style Spring 2010 Plans
10.1 Read A Collection of Poetry-"Crank" Ellen Hopkins

10.2 Mr. Watson Come Here, I Want To See You "Me Talk Pretty One Day" read a book with one of these words in the title : Talk

10.3 Books Don't Grow On Trees "The Family Tree" by Barbara Delinsky Finished 5/2/10

10.4 Beware The Seven Deadly Sins "Pride and Prejudice"

10.5

10.6

10.7-Friends I read "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak Finished 4/15/10

10.8 Spring Renewal-"Dead In The Family" Charlaine Harris Finished 5/18/10

10.9 Square Peg-The Princess Bride Finished 03/04/10

10.10-Read a book on the debut list "The Eight" Finished 4/3/10

15.1 Beware The Ides of March- read a book about true crime TBD

15.2-What's In A Name read a book under a pen name or Psuedo name "Elvenbane" Andre Norton

15.3 Mental Health-"Look Me In The Eye: My Life With Asperger's by John Elder Robison 03/08/10

15.4 Freedom of The Press-

15.5 Anzac Day read a book that takes place in Australia or New Zealand and written by an author from that country "The Secret River" by Katie Grenville 4/14/10 B) World War I "Remembrance" by Theresa Breslin 4/23/10, Maisie Dobbs" by Winspear Finished 4/30/10

15.6 May is Asian American Heritage Month-"Memoirs of A Geisha"

15.7 TBA
15.8 TBA
15.9 TBA

15.10 "The Historian" by Elizabeth Kostova 3/28/10

20.1 Read a book by an author who was born in Queen Victoria time "The Golden Road" LM Montgomery 3/29/10, "Chronicles of Avonlea" by L.M. Montgomery Finished 5/4/10, "The Pale Horse" by Agatha Chreistie Finished 5/9/10

20.2 Philosphy TBD

20.3 -Deja Vu-"The Snow Queen" and "Winter's Child"
20.4 -And The Oscar Goes To..."The Lovely Bones" Finished 3/21/10, "Push" by Sapphire Finished 5/11/10

20.5-Freedom of the Press-"The History of the Siege of Lisbon" by Saramago Finished 4/8/10

20.6-TBA

20.7 Character Reference-Read a book that features a book "Northanger Abbey" "Mysteries of Udolpho"

20.8 TBD 1sr place finisher task
20.9 The Play's The Thing-"Midsummer Night's Dream"
20.10 Sam's Task TBD


message 4: by Cait (last edited Feb 24, 2010 07:53AM) (new)

Cait Poytress (caitertot) | 662 comments 10.1 - "A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom."
Wicked Poems

10.2 - "Mr. Watson, Come Here, I Want To See You.”
Talk Before Sleep: A Novel - Elizabeth Berg

10.3 - Books Really Do Grow On Trees
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Betty Smith

10.4 - Beware The Seven Deadly Sins
The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck

10.5
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10.10 - Third Place Finisher's Task

15.1 - Beware the Ides of March
In Cold Blood - Truman Capote

15.2 - What's in a name?
At Swim-Two-Birds - Flann O'Brien

15.3 - And The Oscar Goes To...
Up in the Air - Walter Kim

15.4 - Freedom Of The Press
Sharp Objects - Gillian Flynn

15.5 - Anzac Day
A. A novel that takes place in Australia or New Zealand that is written by an author from one of those countries
The Ghost Writer - John Harwood
OR
B. A novel or non-fictional account of World War I
A Farewell to Arms - Hemingway

15.6 - May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month
The Wind Up Bird Chronicle - Haruki Murakami

15.7
15.8

15.9 - Second Place Finisher's Task

15.10 - Read one Of the following Group Read selections (or the runners-up).
The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood

20.1 - "The important thing is not what they think of me, but what I think of them."
Of Human Bondage - W. Somerset Maugham

20.2 - "Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are."
Fear and Trembling - Soren Kierkegaard

20.3
20.4
20.5
20.6

20.7 - Character References
Special Topics in Calamity Physics
AND
Bleak House - Charles Dickens

20.8 - 1st Place Finisher's Task
20.9 - Co-Mod's Task
20.10 - Sam's Task


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