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message 1: by Lynne (last edited May 01, 2011 07:30PM) (new)

Lynne (lmsindel) JANUARY

1 Mini SAT: 50 points when you have read off the following 12 shelves (with 5 books):

teen - Fire
teen-fiction - Fire
poetry - Complete and Unabridged Robert Frost
graphic-novel Avalon High #1
graphic-novels Avalon High #1
children - Pegasus
children-books - Pegasus
childrens - Pegasus
children-s - Pegasus
childrens-books - Pegasus
children-s-books - Pegasus
philosophy - The Language of God

1.2 20 points: being the first month of the New Year: read an author's first novel (ie. debut novel) INVICTUS



1.3 30 points: 26 January is Australia Day: Read a book written by an Australian author or where it is mostly set in Australia


1.4 20 points: Second Monday in January (10th in 2011) is Coming of Age Day in Japan: Read a manga or YA books set in Japan (or for the main protagonist to at least visit Japan in the story - flashbacks do not count)


1.5 30 points: Third Monday in January (17th in 2011) is Martin Luther King, Jr Day in the US: Read a book with civil rights as the theme or written by African American author
INVICTUS



message 2: by Lynne (last edited Mar 26, 2011 11:09AM) (new)

Lynne (lmsindel) JANUARY

Challenge 1.1: work in progress (48 points so far)
Challenge 1.2: 1 book @ 20 points each = 20 points
Challenge 1.3: 0 books @ 30 points each = 0 points
Challenge 1.4: 0 books @ 20 points each = 0 points
Challenge 1.5: 1 book @ 30 points each = 30 points

Bonus Pointers:
Thick (>500 pages): 0 books @ 50 points each = 0 points
Wide (Monthly shelf): 2 books @ 25 points each = 50 points
January Bonus (black cover): 1 book @ 25 points = 25 points


January total: 129 (or 173 if I cheat and count my "in progress" points)

Not so good, but my personal challenge is to better my score each month.


message 3: by Lynne (last edited Mar 26, 2011 11:10AM) (new)

Lynne (lmsindel) FEBRUARY

2.1 Mini SAT: 50 points when you have read off the following 12 shelves (with 5 books):

thriller Tell No One
thrillers Tell No One
guilty-pleasures Valley of the Dolls
sf-fantasy Blackout
science-fiction-fantasy Blackout
scifi-fantasy Blackout
sci-fi-fantasy Blackout
contemporary Blackout
contemporary-fiction Blackout
music
english Tell No One
erotica

2.2 20 points: Groundhog Day (2nd): Read a book with animal/s on the cover or about animal/s or main character is an animal (mythical creatures acceptable)PEGASUS

2.3 20 points: Valentine's Day (14th): Read a book with cholocate / candy / heart / mostly red / pink on cover ZERO: THE BIOGRAPHY OF A DANGEROUS IDEA

2.4 30 points: February being Library Lovers' Month: Read a book involving a library (eg. librarian character -not necessarily the main protagonist, set in the library or at least for a character to visit the library, etc) AND (optional) express your love for your library: How to Love your LibraryBLACKOUT

2.5 30 points: Reading around the world:
Read a book written by an author from* or where it is mostly set in a country of your choosing but... your choice for this month is limited to a country where the first initial starts with the letters a, b, c, d, e. Use only this List of Countries for this challenge
*either by birth / currently residing or if they have passed away, where they are interred.


message 4: by Lynne (last edited Mar 26, 2011 11:10AM) (new)

Lynne (lmsindel) FEBRUARY

2.1 SAT 6/12 for 25/50 so far
2.2 Pegasus 20
2.3 mostly red- Zero, the biography of a number 20
2.4 Library - Blackout 30 + 25 (On science shelf)
2.5 Country

Total: 145 (so far)


message 5: by Lynne (last edited Mar 26, 2011 11:10AM) (new)

Lynne (lmsindel) FEBRUARY

Mini SAT 2.1: 6/12 = 25 points
Challenge 2.2: 1 books @ 20 points each = 20 points
Challenge 2.3: 1 books @ 20 points each = 20 points
Challenge 2.4: 1 books @ 30 points each = 30 points
Challenge 2.5: 0 books @ 30 points each = 0 points
Bonus Pointers:
Thick (>500 pages): 0
Wide (Monthly shelf): 2 books @ 25 points each = 50 points
15th Bonus Monthly: 0
Mini SAT bonus: less than 5 bks = 0 points
February total: 95 points


GRAND TOTAL: 129 + 115 = 239
173 + 145 = 318 (w/partial mini-SAT)


message 6: by Lynne (last edited May 01, 2011 07:32PM) (new)

Lynne (lmsindel) MARCH

3.1 Mini SAT: 50 points when you have read off the following 12 shelves (with 5 books):

paranormal
2007 Hans Christian Anderson
anthologies Hans Christian Anderson
anthology Hans Christian Anderson
fiction Sword of the Rightful King
ya-fiction Sword of the Rightful King
ya Sword of the Rightful King
ya-lit Sword of the Rightful King
contemporary-romance
harlequin
american The Good War
american-history The Good War

3.2 20 points - Read the Month: "The name of March comes from ancient Rome, when March was the first month of the year and named Martius after Mars, the Roman god of war": Read a book that contains, either in title, character, or author’s name, a Roman god’s / goddess’ name from below list (exact spelling please):

12 Major Roman gods / goddesses:
Apollo
Bacchus
Ceres
Cupid
Diana
Fauna
Flora
Fortuna
Janus
Juno
Jupiter
Mars
Mercury
Minerva
Neptune
Pluto
Saturn
Venus
Vesta
Vulcan

3.3 20 points - Reading the Rainbow: Read books with the following (predominantly) colored covers:

Red
Orange
Yellow WATCHMEN
Green SWORD OF THE RIGHTFUL KING
Blue TRACE ADKINS
Indigo
Violet GAME OF THRONES

Note: there are 7 colors of the rainbow – you can read up to 5 books per challenge but to claim points for up to 5 books, read a different colored cover for this particular challenge.

3.4 30 points – 8th March is International Women’s Day to celebrate “the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present, and future”. Read a book either:

a. about women’s issues (ie. rights to vote, discrimination, violence, etc). It can be fiction / non-fiction, that’s up to you. AND / OR

b. biography / autobiography of those who championed women’s causes, for example Susan B. Anthony (US), Elizabeth Cady Stanton(US), Amelia Jenks Bloomer (US), Miles Franklin (AUS), Germaine Greer (AUS), Mary Wollstonecraft (UK), Mary Stopes (UK), etc... All of the above I garnered from lists of feminists on Wikipedia but please these are only examples.

3.5 30 points: Read around the world:
Read a book written by an author from* or where it is mostly set in a country of your choosing but... your choice for this month is limited to a country where the first initial starts with the letters P, Q, R, S, T. Use only this List of Countries for this challenge
*either by birth / currently residing or if they have passed away, where they are interred.


message 7: by Lynne (last edited Apr 22, 2011 09:29PM) (new)

Lynne (lmsindel) MARCH

3.1-SAT (7/12)= 29 points
3.2-greek gods-Pegasus (has Zeus)= 20
3.3-rainbow 3 @ 20 pts=60
3.4-women's issues
3.5-country

wide-Pegasus=25

TOTAL: 134


message 8: by Lynne (last edited Apr 22, 2011 09:56PM) (new)

Lynne (lmsindel) APRIL

1. Mini SAT: 50 points when you have read off the following 12 shelves (with 5 books):

young-adult SWORD OF THE RIGHTFUL KING
young-adult-fiction SWORD OF THE RIGHTFUL KING
relationships PARENTING YOUR TEEN WITH LOVE AND LOGIC
juvenile SWORD OF THE RIGHTFUL KING
juvenile-fiction SWORD OF THE RIGHTFUL KING
picture-book
picturebooks
picture-books
2006
kids SWORD OF THE RIGHTFUL KING
kids-books SWORD OF THE RIGHTFUL KING
theory

2. National Poetry Month (US/Canada): 20 points for each book of poems

3. April Fools Day: 20 points for reading ‘humorous’ book or one written by a comedian

4. This month we will also be celebrating World Health & Earth Days, your choice of classes are:

b. Beginner (35 pts): Read a book in relation to health (physical / mental) or the environment - strictly Non-Fiction for this choice. This can be a self help book or a memoir. PARENTING YOUR TEEN WITH LOVE AND LOGIC

5. Celebrate Easter for 30 points:
You may do a and /or b for up to 5 books
a. Religious Feast: Read a book with word in title / picture on cover of the following:
Jesus, Christ, Cross, Death, Rise, Life, Bread, Wine, Blood, Lamb, Good, Holy

1. Kadeish (blessings and the first cup of wine): Read a book with a picture of a cup on the cover or the word ‘wine’ on title

2. Ur'chatz (wash hands) : Read a book with either ‘hand/s’ on cover or on title

3. Karpas (appetizer) - one custom is to dip vegetable into salt water to serve as a reminder of the tears shed by their enslaved ancestors: Read a sad historical fiction

4. Yachatz (breaking of the middle matzah): Read a book that is part of a series BUT not the first or the last of the series CLASH OF KINGS=40 POINTS

5. Magid (The telling): Read a book of retelling (either fairy tales or bible stories or classics like P&P&Zombies)
SWORD OF THE RIGHTFUL KING


message 9: by Lynne (last edited May 01, 2011 07:43PM) (new)

Lynne (lmsindel) MAY

scifi
sci-fi
science-fiction
sf
20th-century
religion
short-stories
mysteries
mystery
mystery-suspense
mystery-thriller
christian-fiction

2. for 30 points: Read a political themed book (which can include biographies, autobiographies, memoirs, history, etc)

3. For 30 points: Read a book on, during and / or about Wold War 2 BUT only in European setting.THE GOOD WAR

4. For 20 points: Read a book which either has won or was nominated for an award

5. spell “TOWEL” either by title or author’s first / last name BUT only in (Outer) Space setting. 100 points, if you choose one category only (eg. Only spell towel by first name of authors etc


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Lynne (lmsindel) FINAL COUNT:

January With SAT=173 W/O= 129
February With SAT=145 W/O= 95
March With SAT=134 W/O= 105
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GRAND With SAT=452 W/O=329


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