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message 1: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) In this topic, you can talk with others about what you are planning to read for such and such task/s. :)

message 2: by Zakiya (last edited Sep 19, 2010 06:53AM) (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Well, first, for the Series Read (5.1), I will be reading The Miserable Mill and The Austere Academy.

message 3: by [deleted user] (last edited Sep 20, 2010 01:04PM) (new)

5.1: Series
- Girls on Film (A-List, #2)
- It's Not Easy Being Mean (TC, #7)
- Sealed With a Diss (TC, #8)

10.1: New Authors
- The Boyfriend List by E. LOCKHART
- Beautiful Americans by LUCY SILAG

message 4: by ★Meghan★ (last edited Feb 25, 2011 05:40AM) (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 278 comments Mod
1)Water song: A Retelling of "The Frog Prince" by Suzanne Weyn (series 1) & Mine 'Til Midnight by Lisa Kleypas(series 2)

1) (enjoyed) & (school) & (ages ago)

1) The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (author 1) & Dracula by Bram Stoker (author 2)
2) L(author 1) & (author 2)

1) Nevermore by Kelly Creagh (2010) & (2010)

1)Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (heroine)

1) (holiday)

15.3 Read Abroad
1) (not US) & (not US)

1) (summer) & (fall) & (spring) & (winter)

1) Back on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber(death) & Twenty Wishes by Debbie Macomber(death)

20.3: Top 20 Signet Classics
1) (book 1) & (book 2)

1) (red) & City of Glass by Cassandra Clare(brown) & Night World 1 by L.J. Smith(black) & Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor by Lisa Kleypas(pink) & Outlander by Diana Gabaldon (blue)
2) (lucky) & (lucky) & (lucky)

1) City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare(woman) & City of Bones by Cassandra Clare(man) & (man & woman)

25.3 Paranormal Reading
1) (vampire) & (werewolf) & (ghost/witches)

1) Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins(girl) & (boy) & (school) & (school)

1) The Girl Who Played With Fire by Steig Larsson(movie) & One for the Money by Janet Evanovich(TV show) & Captured by Desire by Kira Morgan(neither)
2) (movie) & (TV show) & (neither)

50.1 Fifty Books To Read Before You Die
1) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling (book 1) & Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling (book 2) & Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling (book 3) & Harry Potter and the Order of the Pheonix by J.K. Rowling(book 4) & Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (book 5)

message 5: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) LOL! Hello, Meghan!

message 6: by Zakiya (last edited Dec 04, 2010 07:39PM) (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Here's a better outline:

5.1 - Series
The Miserable Mill & City of Ashes (Series of Unfortunate Events, #4; Mortal Insturuments, #2)
Princess in the Spotlight & Boys R Us (The Princess Diaries #2; The Clique, #11)
Extras & Fire (Uglies, #4; Seven Kingdoms, #2)

5.2 - Rereads
Lord of the Flies, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, & Suddenly Supernatural: School Spirit

10.1 - New Authors
Reunion of the Untouchables by Kurt Frenier & Wicked: Witch and Curse by Nancy Holder/Debbie Viguie

10.2 - Debut Authors
Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins & The Iron King by Julie Kagawa

15.1 - Heroine
The Last Song
Night World, Vol. 1
Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports

15.2 - 'Tis the Season - DONE
Thanksgiving on Thursday
Attack of the Jack-o'-lanterns

15.3 - Reading Abroad
(not sure yet)

20.1 - Season Reads
SUMMER: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
WINTER: Chosen (House of Night, #3)

20.2 - Early Deaths
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
The Ersatz Elevator

20.3 - Top 20 Signet Classics
1. 1984 by Goerge Orwell
2. Animal Farm by George Orwell
3. A Streetcar Named Desire by Tenessee Williams
4. The Inferno by Dante
5. The Odyssey by Homer
6. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
7. Nectar in a Sieve by Kamala Markandaya
8. The Iliad by Homer
9. Beowulf (Burton Raffel, Translator)
10. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
11. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
12. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
13. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
14. Heart of Darkness & The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad
15. A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
16. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
17. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
18. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
19. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
20. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

25.1 - Lucky Colors
red: Eldest (Inheritance, #2) by Christopher Paolini
blue: Eragon (Inheritance, #1) by Christopher Paolini
black: Brisingr (Inheritance, #3) by Christopher Paolini
pink: The Princess Diaries (The Princess Diaries, #1) by Meg Cabot
brown: The Shapeshifters The Kiesha'ra of the Den of Shadows by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

25.2 - Headless Covers
woman: Remember Me (Remember Me Books #1-3, Remember Me, The Return, The Last Story) by Christopher Pike
man: City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3) by Cassandra Clare
woman & man: (any suggestions?!)

25.3 - Paranormal Reading
VAMPIRE: Untamed
WITCH/WIZARD: The Tales of Beedle the Bard

35.1 - Young'uns
HAD TO READ FOR SCHOOL: Animal Farm & Diary of Anne Frank
GIRL: Wicked (Pretty Little Liars, #5); BOY: The Graveyard Book

35.2 - TV/ Film Entertainment
MOVIE: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
TV SHOW: How I Learned To Fly

50.1 - Fifty-one Books To Read Before You Die
1. The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien*
-The Hobbit (prequel)
-The Fellowship of the Ring
-The Two Towers
-The Return of the King
2. 1984 by George Orwell
3. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
4. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinback
5. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
6. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
7. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
8. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
9. The Lord of the Flies by William Golding
10. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
11. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
12. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
13. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
14. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
15. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
16. The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank
17. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
18. The Bible (a.k.a. The Holy Bible) by Various
19. The Cantebury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
20. Ulysses by James Joyce
21. The Quiet American by Graham Greene
22. Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
23. Money by Martin Amis
24. Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling*
-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
-Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (1)
-Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (1)
-Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (1)
-Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
-Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
-Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
25. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
26. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
27. His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman*
-The Golden Compass
-The Subtle Knife
-The Amber Spyglass
28. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
29. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
30. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
31. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
32. On The Road by Jack Kerouac
33. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
34. The Way We Live Now by anthony Trollope
35. The Outsider by Albert Camus
36. The Colour Purple by Alice walker
37. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
38. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
39. The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
40. Men Without Women by Ernest Hemingway
41. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
42. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
43. Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
44. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
45. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
46. Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
47. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Humas
48. Memoirs of a Geisha by arthur Golden
49. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
50. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
51. Animal Farm by George Orwell

message 7: by Kate (last edited Sep 19, 2010 02:41PM) (new)

Kate (katemreads) | 17 comments Allright here's my list. I may add to it as I go.

5.1: Series
City of Ashes (The Mortal insrunments #2)
Dead Sexy (Lacey Garnett Series #2)
Frostbite (Vampire Academy #2)

5.2: Rereads
Chosen (House of Night Series #3)
Still working on the rest

10.1: New Authors
Nevermore by Kelly Creagh
Halo by Alexandra Adornetto

10.2: Debut Authors
Nightshade by Andrea Cremer
Paranormacly by Kiersten White

15.1: Heroine
Thinking on this one still

15.2 - 'Tis the Season

20.1: Season Reads
Summer-Endless Summer

25.1: Lucky Colors
Red Insatiable by Meg Cabot

35.1: Young'uns
1.) Tempest
2.)Boy: Beautiful Creatures

message 8: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) New Task on the Task List!! It's 15.2 :).

message 9: by Kate (new)

Kate (katemreads) | 17 comments Awesome Z! That'll be a great one for my Fall reading list!

message 10: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Yeps, good luck gettingall those done! I saw your list, and hope you do reviews for all of those books :).

message 11: by Kate (new)

Kate (katemreads) | 17 comments Thanks! I'll try, but I still haven't gotten time to fix up my blog and restart it. It's hard to read all those books with only one day a week for the group blog.

Uh-oh, speaking of which I didn't post this week. I was up really late the night before so I took a nap and didn't wake up until about 2:00 AM and I didn't want to take up Ginny's day so yeah, that's what happened. Next week will be better.

message 12: by Kate (new)

Kate (katemreads) | 17 comments Or, this week I guess.

message 13: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Haha, you could have changed the posting date to the ... 17th, so that it at least looked like you posted on there. I love reading your reviews. I felt like I missed out on something this week. Hah

message 14: by Kate (new)

Kate (katemreads) | 17 comments Aww, thanks Z! I never new that you could change the date. I guess I need to get going with my own blog and explore all my differnet features and stuff.

message 15: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Yeah, it's fun to blog, but don't start feeling like you have to completely commit, since you know how you busy are :). Can't wait to see more from you!

I'm thinking of starting my own everything blog... :D. Already have the name....

message 16: by Ross (last edited Sep 21, 2010 12:03AM) (new)

Ross Bauer (nightlightknight) Heyy guys, uhmm I'm planning on readingThe Child Thief after my current book:) Has anyone else read it?

message 17: by Andrez (new)

Andrez (andrez-ssi) nope, sorry woolfie ;P

message 18: by Kate (new)

Kate (katemreads) | 17 comments That's awesome Z! Let me know and I'll join! =) I just need to figure out how to make my blog look cool. Right now I'm not sure how to get a different backround than the ones they give, among other things.

By the way I invited all my friends to this group so look for some more members! Oh and another thing, check out the Chosen Buddy read later. I made some tweeks and things because otherwise we will be reading the book till Nov. Let me know what you think!

message 19: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Alrighty! I will look! :D

The address is http://frogspranceonlilypads.blogspot.... Let me know what you think! And please follow :); thanks.

message 20: by Kate (new)

Kate (katemreads) | 17 comments I love the name but I can't get to it because there's something going on with the whole network and commenting. I'll go on later and see If they have evrything fixed and I can access it.

message 21: by Sherri (last edited Sep 29, 2010 11:53AM) (new)

Sherri (sherrij2003) SHERRI


5.1: Series - Read 2 books from a series that you haven't been able to finish. You may start a new series if you want!
1. One for the Money by Janet Evanovich One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1) by Janet Evanovich (9/25/10)

5.2: Rereads - Reread 3 books: 1 that you enjoyed; 1 that you read "ages" ago; and 1 that you read for school, and this time read it for fun.


10.1: New Authors - Read 2 books from authors whose work you've never read before.
1. Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks (9/29/10)

10.2: Debut Authors - Read 2 books from authors that published their first books in 2010. You can use the 2010 Debut Authors list for help.
1. The Beginning by Sophia Lowell The Beginning (Glee, #1) by Sophia Lowell (9/4/10)

NOTICE: Books read for Debut Authors cannot be used as books for New Authors.


15.1: Heroine - Read a book with a heroine as the main charater.
1. Vanished by Kate Brian Vanished (Private, #12) by Kate Brian (9/1/10)

15.2 - 'Tis the Season - Read a book that takes place during Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa, Thanksgiving, or Halloween. If it's not obvious as to when it takes place, when claiming points, tell us. *These may be reference books.*


20.1: Season Reads - Read a book that takes place in each season of the year (one for Spring, one for Summer, etc). *If you cannot find a book that takes place in one of the seasons, then read a book that has the name of the season in the title.*
3. FALL:


25.1: Lucky Colors - Read one book for each of the follwing colors. That color needs to be on the cover. Color options: red, blue, black, pink, and brown.
1. RED: Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris Dead as a Doornail (Sookie Stackhouse, #5) by Charlaine Harris (9/15/10)
2. BLUE:
4. PINK:


Read 3 books with a form of the word "Lucky" in the title (ex., Lucky, Luck, Luckiest, Lucked (as in lucked out)).


35.1: Young'uns - There are two parts to this task.

1.) Read 2 books that you had to read in school.

2.) Then, read 2 books: one where the main character is a girl, the other a boy.
1. GIRL:
2. BOY:

message 22: by Heather (new)

Heather (nickyblue7) sherri was the glee book good?! i love that show and didnt know if i should read the chapter books

message 23: by Heather (new)

Heather (nickyblue7) going to b reading Sisters Red (Sisters Red, #1) by Jackson Pearce , The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting , Nightlight A Parody by Harvard Lampoon , Goddess of the Sea (Goddess Summoning, #1) by P.C. Cast , etc.

message 24: by Sherri (new)

Sherri (sherrij2003) Heather wrote: "sherri was the glee book good?! i love that show and didnt know if i should read the chapter books"

I liked it...it was a prequel to the show so you find out how things started...now I just wish that they could do 1 show as a prequel cause I think it would be funny.

message 25: by Daria (last edited Sep 24, 2010 03:23PM) (new)

Daria (dariadeptula) For 5.2: Rereads, I'm going to re-read The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting , The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series #1) by Rick Riordan , Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

message 26: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Awesome reading plans everyone!

message 27: by Daria (last edited Sep 25, 2010 03:31PM) (new)

Daria (dariadeptula) Heather wrote: "going to b reading Sisters Red (Sisters Red, #1) by Jackson Pearce, The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting, Nightlight A Parody by Harvard Lampoon, Goddess of the Sea (Goddess Summoning, #1) by P.C. Cast, etc."

The Body Finder is a great book! I'm glad you decided to read it

message 28: by Rachel (Raindrop Baker) (last edited Nov 20, 2010 05:40PM) (new)

Rachel (Raindrop Baker) (therootbeer) | 44 comments 5.1 (finished) and (finished) Don't Judge a Girl by her Cover(finished) , Only the Good Spy Young(finished)
5.2 ?, , (finished)

10.1 100 Cupboards (finished), The Dream Merchant (finished)

10.2 , (finished)

15.1 (finished)
15.2 .....

20.1 .....
20.2 (finished), (finished)

blue: (finished)
red: The Sword Thief (finished)
black: Beastly(finished)
pink: Darkest Hour
brown: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane (finished)
25.3 Vampires: Cirque du Freak

35.1 school:
35.2 movie:
tv show:

50.1 18. The Giver by Lois Lowry

message 29: by ★Meghan★ (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 278 comments Mod
Haha Rachel that is the biggest cover I have ever seen!

message 30: by Rachel (Raindrop Baker) (last edited Sep 25, 2010 08:30PM) (new)

Rachel (Raindrop Baker) (therootbeer) | 44 comments lol, i know, but i fixed it

message 31: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) I forgot all about Every Soul A Star! I will have to reread that one for fun :).

Rachel (Raindrop Baker) (therootbeer) | 44 comments lol, i love that book. :D

message 33: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Yes, it was super-great! One of my friends read it around the same time I did and she's read it like 8 times now. Compared to my one. Haha :)

message 34: by Daria (last edited Sep 26, 2010 07:46PM) (new)

Daria (dariadeptula) I didn't read Every Soul A Star, but I've read some of Wendy Mass' other novels. I really liked Heaven Looks a Lot Like the Mall and A Mango-Shaped Space. Leap Day was kind of lame in my opinion.

message 35: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Hmm, I've never read any of her other books. But I hear that they are really good. I will have to look into some of them the next time I'm at the bookstore.

message 36: by Athena (last edited Jan 08, 2011 01:29AM) (new)

5.1: Series - Read 2 books from a series that you haven't been able to finish. You may start a new series if you want!
Nightjohn & Sarny(books 1&2) Catching fire & mocking jay(hunger games 2&3), Dresden files(3-13(?)), Sabriel, Riley Jenson 9
5.2: Rereads - perfect chemistry(ages ago). The two princesses of bamarre(enjoyed). Sign of the beaver(school)

10.1: New Authors - Devils kiss. Hunger games. Briar Rose(Jane Yolen) Halo Fahrenheit 451
10.2: Debut Authors - ...

15.1: Heroine - Beka Cooper(1&2) Last Sacrifice
15.2: 'Tis the Season - ...

20.1: Season Reads - wings & spells(wings 1&2)
20.2: Early Deaths - once dead twice shy, Romeo and Juliet


25.1: Lucky Colors - red,(...) blue,(...) black,(...) pink,(...) and brown.(...) 
25.2: Headless Covers - Desden files 1
*Requirement: No eyes need to be visible on the cover.*
25.3: Paranormal Reading - Read 3 books: one about/including vampires, one about/including werewolves, and one about/including ghosts or witches/wizards.
Riley Jenson(6,7,8)

35.1: Young'uns -
1.) Hatchet
2.) Lord of the rings(one). Awakened(when it comes out)
35.2: TV/ Film Entertainment - Read a book that also has a movie; read a book that has a TV show; read a book that has neither a TV show nor a movie.
Desden files 2

message 37: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) New task has been added! It's 35.2 :).

message 38: by ★Meghan★ (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 278 comments Mod
Zakiya wrote: "Here's a better outline:

5.1 - Series
The Miserable Mill & Boys R Us (Series of Unfortunate Events, #4; The Clique, #11)
Princess in the Spotlight & City of Ashes (The Princess Diaries #2; Mor..."

Hey Z for 25.2 Headless man and woman. I looked through some of my "wishlist" books
All I Ever Wanted Kristin Higgins has a lot.
Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys
The Unwritten Rule
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour

message 39: by Zakiya (last edited Oct 16, 2010 10:46AM) (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Awesome. Thanks Meghan. I will have to pick one out soon. Thanks again

message 40: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Two new tasks: 20.3 & 50.1 !

message 41: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Morenew tasks, courtesy of Jessica! : 15.3 & 25.3 :).

message 43: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) New info that everyone needs to know!!!!!:

All of the tasks can be redone as many times as dedired EXCEPT for the 50 and 100 point tasks. 50 point tasks can only be done twice, and 100 point tasks can only be done once.

message 44: by Nicolle (new)

Nicolle OK!! Good idea!!!!!

message 45: by Daria (new)

Daria (dariadeptula) I'm kind of stuck on 15.2, I can't really think of any books that take place during the holidays (except Harry Potter, but I don't know if that would count).

message 46: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Those count! :D

message 47: by Kristin (new)

Kristin Okay, question?
Do you have to do both tasks in the 5 point section in order to receive the 5 points? or can you just pick one of the tasks?

message 48: by ★Meghan★ (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 278 comments Mod
You can do each task separately. So for 5.1 you have to read both books to get 5 points and for 5.2 you have to read all three to get 5 points

message 49: by Kristin (new)

Kristin Okay thanks :)

message 50: by Zakiya (new)

Zakiya LadyWings (zladywings) Thanks, Meghan :)

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