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message 1: by Jon (new)

Jon | 325 comments ooh Heather look at you quiz mistressing :)

By the way and totally randomly , if anyone ever wants to read Great expectations for some form of HF task, im reading it now and have discovered, though theres only a couple of clues, such as mention of the King not Queen, that it is HF - its written about 50years after it is set. It is not a Victorian period novel.

Random fact - have fun everyone!


message 2: by Jayme (new)

Jayme (jaymetheghostreader) | 2775 comments Are there graphic novels that are 200 pp long?


message 3: by Christy (new)

Christy 5.3 - A trip down the rabbit hole... Read a re-imagined fairy tale
Mermaid: A Twist on the Classic Tale byCarolyn Turgeon
Pages: 240
Total: 7pts

Grand Total: 7pts


message 4: by Kiri (last edited Jul 02, 2011 09:32AM) (new)

Kiri | 82 comments Task#: 5.1 Celebrate Comic Con! Read a graphic novel.
Book: Sanctuary (Volume #1) by Sho Fumimura, Ryoichi Ikegami
pp. : 344
Points: 5
pp. bonus: 4
HF Point: 1
Total Points this Task: 10
Challenge Total: 10


message 5: by Butterflycager (new)

Butterflycager | 153 comments Task: 5.2 - It’s a scorcher out there! Read a book with “Hot”, “Summer”, or “Sun” in the title.
Read: Summer at Tiffany by Marjorie Hart
Pages: 272
Task points: 5
Page bonus: 2
Total points this task: 7
Challenge total: 7


message 6: by Luckngrace (new)

Luckngrace | 302 comments Task 5.2: hot, summer or sun in title, The Summer Hideaway by Susan Wiggs
Pages:412=4
Task points=5
Task total=9
Challenge total=9


message 7: by Holly (new)

Holly Weiss (hollyweiss) | 295 comments 20.1 Celebrate freedom - Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution

Task = 20
Pages (464) = 4
Total task points = 24
Total challenge points = 24


message 8: by Alex (new)

Alex | 41 comments Task 50.1 - Shay's task. Read a Pulitzer Prize winning work.
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan (2011 winner in fiction category)
274 pages
Page bonus: 2
Task: 50

Task total: 52
Challenge total: 52


message 9: by Butterflycager (last edited Jul 03, 2011 02:51PM) (new)

Butterflycager | 153 comments Task 15.2 - Hot off the presses! Read a HF book published in 2011.

Read: 22 Britannia Road: A Novel by Amanda Hodgkinson
Pages: 336
Task points: 15
Page bonus: 4
HF bonus: 1
Task total: 20
Challenge total: 27


message 10: by ladywallingford (new)

ladywallingford | 48 comments 5.1 - Celebrate Comic Con! Read a graphic novel.

Fullmetal Alchemist, Volume 04 by: Hiromu Arakawa

200 pgs - 2 points

Total - 7 points
Challenge Total - 7 points


message 11: by Jayme (last edited Jul 03, 2011 10:03PM) (new)

Jayme (jaymetheghostreader) | 2775 comments 5.2 Hot Summer, or Sun in the title: "Second Summer of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"by Ann Brashares
374pp +4
Task +5

Total: 9
Grand Total: 9


message 12: by Shay (new)

Shay | 133 comments Jayme(the ghost reader) wrote: "5.2 Hot Summer, or Sun in the title: "Second Summer of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"by Ann Brashares
374pp +2
Task +5

Total: 7
Grand Total: 7"


I think your page count points should be 4 points. Over 300 pages. Grand total for the book should be 9 points.


message 13: by Shannon (new)

Shannon | 1 comments 10.1 Island Vacation

Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones

Set on Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea

10 Book
+2 (219 pages)
+1 HF

Total points = 13


message 14: by Heather (new)

Heather Hartling 20.3 - I wish I coulda been there! Read a HF book that is set in your favorite time period and setting.

Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski

+20 for task
+4 for 320 pages
+1 for HF

25 points for book (and total)


message 15: by Margaret (new)

Margaret (readingwithmargaret) 15.2 - Hot off the presses! Read a HF book published in 2011

In the Shadow of the Lamp

15 for task
2 for 293 pages

task total: 17

challenge total: 17


message 16: by Emily (new)

Emily Wow, you guys are so fast!


message 17: by Holly (new)

Holly Weiss (hollyweiss) | 295 comments Task 10.3 (occupation in title) The Guardian

Task = 10
Pages (304) = 4
Task total = 14

Challenge total = 38


message 18: by Butterflycager (last edited Jul 04, 2011 03:55PM) (new)

Butterflycager | 153 comments Task 20.3 - I wish I coulda been there! Read a HF book that is set in your favorite time period and setting.

Read: The Temptation of the Night Jasmine by Lauren Willig (set in England during the Napoleonic Wars)
Pages: 388
Task points: 20
Page bonus: 4
HF bonus: 1
Task total: 25
Challenge total = 52


message 19: by Luckngrace (new)

Luckngrace | 302 comments Task 50.2 2 books, dif authors, same country, 50-100 years apart. (This is just an update, no points).

First book: Lorena, 261 pages finished 7/4


message 20: by Alex (last edited Jul 06, 2011 03:42AM) (new)

Alex | 41 comments 10.2 - Let’s take a trip! Read a book about a journey or traveling.

You've gone too far this time, Sir! by Danny Bent
248 pages
Page bonus: 2
Task points: 10

Task total: 12
Challenge total: 64


message 21: by Cheryl A (new)

Cheryl A | 937 comments 5.1 Celebrate Comic Con! Read a graphic novel.
Stitches by David Small
Task 5 pts
329 pgs 4 pts
Task total 9 pts

5.2 It’s a scorcher out there! Read a book with “Hot”, “Summer”, or “Sun” in the title.
Umbrella Summer by Lisa Graff
Task 5 pts
240 pgs 2 pts
Task total 7 pts

5.3 A trip down the rabbit hole... Read a re-imagined fairy tale.
A Kiss in Time by Alex Flinn
Task 5 pts
371 pgs 4 pts
Task total 9 pts

Challenge total 25 pts


message 22: by Luckngrace (last edited Jul 05, 2011 09:43PM) (new)

Luckngrace | 302 comments 10.1 set on an island: Cuba by Stephen Coonts
461 pages-4
total-14
Challenge total-23pts


message 23: by Heather (new)

Heather Hartling 15.1 Summer of Love : The Turtle Warrior by Mary Relindes Ellis

Task +15
Pages (384) +4
HF +1

Book total +20
Challenge total +45


message 24: by Carla (new)

Carla Ruffer (hpaddict) | 60 comments 20.2 - It’s a stay-cation. Read a HF book that is set where you live or in your local region. - I'm from Mississippi

The Help by Kathryn Stockett
task = 20pts
451 pages = 4pts
HF = 1pt
total = 25pts

challenge total = 25pts


message 25: by Jamie (new)

Jamie | 63 comments Christy - The Sugar Queen isn't historical fiction. Maybe "queen" will work for 10.3 instead?


message 26: by Kiri (last edited Jul 06, 2011 08:08AM) (new)

Kiri | 82 comments Task#: 50.1 - Shay’s task Pulitzer
Book: Lindbergh by A. Scott Berg
pp. : 640
Points: 50 + 1 (NF Biography)
pp. bonus: 6
HF Point: 0
Total Points this Task: 57
Challenge Total: 67


message 27: by Butterflycager (new)

Butterflycager | 153 comments Task 5.1 - Celebrate Comic Con! Read a graphic novel.

Read: Preludes and Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman
Pages: 240
Task points: 5
Page bonus: 2
Task total: 7
Challenge total: 59


message 28: by Christy (last edited Jul 06, 2011 09:42AM) (new)

Christy Jamie wrote: "Christy - The Sugar Queen isn't historical fiction. Maybe "queen" will work for 10.3 instead?"

Completely skipped over the HF part when I was picking books... oh well. I have a back up that will work... it was a good read anyway! :) Thanks Jamie for catching that! I deleted the comment to keep from confusing everyone.


message 29: by Carla (new)

Carla Ruffer (hpaddict) | 60 comments 100 point bonus: A job well done! The 7 people who completed Challenge #6 have each selected a favorite book of theirs. Read any 4 of the books listed. All 4 books must be completed before points will be awarded.

1/4 complete:
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
320 pages = 4pts

challenge total = still 25pts


message 30: by Emily (new)

Emily 10.1 - Take an island vacation. Read a book that is set on an island.
Captain Wentworth's Diary by Amanda Grange
HF 1 pt
224 pages 2 pts
Task total 13 pts

Challenge total 13 pts


message 31: by Christy (new)

Christy 5.1 - Celebrate Comic Con! Read a graphic novel.
The Complete MAUS by Art Spiegelman
296pages - 2 pts
Total: 7pts

Grand Total: 14 pts


message 32: by Luckngrace (last edited Jul 06, 2011 06:47PM) (new)

Luckngrace | 302 comments 50.2 2 books, same country, different authors, 50-100 years apart
Lorena by Frank G. Slaughter. Setting 1861-1868
262 pages-2+1HF

Or Give Me Death: A Novel of Patrick Henry's Family by Ann Rinaldi. Setting 1771-1777.
240 pages-2+1HF Both set in USA.

Task total: 56 points
Challenge total: 79 points


message 33: by Butterflycager (new)

Butterflycager | 153 comments Task 10.2 - Let’s take a trip! Read a book about a journey or traveling.

Read: The Grand Ellipse by Paula Volsky
Pages: 672
Task points: 10
Page bonus: 6
Task total: 16 points
Challenge total: 75 points


message 34: by Amy (new)

Amy | 63 comments Task 15.3 - By royal decree! Read a HF book with a royal title in the title.


The Greatest Knight by Elizabeth Chadwick
552 pages

Task Points: 15
Page Points: 6
HF Points: 1
Total Points for Book: 22

Total Points for Challenge: 22 points


message 35: by Becky, Moddess (new)

Becky (beckyofthe19and9) | 3385 comments Mod
Scoreboard: (Sorry for the delay guys, I think Rachel's out of town.)

Luckngrace 79
Butterflycager 75
Kiri 67
Zee 64
Heather H. 45
Holly 39
Carla 25
Cheryl 25
Amy 22
Margaret 18
Christy 15
Emily 13
Shannon 13
Jayme 9
LadyWallingford 7

Notes:
Christy - You did not count the HF point for Maus, I've added it.
Margaret - Same thing for In the Shadow of the Lamp. Added the HF point.
Holly - Same thing for Madame Toussaud. Added the HF point.

Any other questions, let me know. :)


message 36: by KarenF (new)

KarenF (cleocleveland) | 34 comments 5.3 - A trip down the rabbit hole... Read a re-imagined fairy tale.

The Fairy Godmother by Mercedes Lackey

Task: 5 Pts
496 Pages: 4 Pts

Task Total: 9 Pts

Challenge Total: 9 Pts


message 37: by ladywallingford (new)

ladywallingford | 48 comments 50.2 - Djrmel’s task
Read 2 books written by 2 different authors, set in the same country, at least 50 years but no more than 100 years apart. (SET 50-100 years apart)

1/2

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by: Lisa See (China 1829-1865 for the bulk of the book)
269 pages


message 38: by Luckngrace (new)

Luckngrace | 302 comments 10.2-read about a journey: Zena's Law by Tom Lewis
272 pages-2pts
Task total: 12 points
Challenge total:91 points


message 39: by Jamie (new)

Jamie | 63 comments 20.2 "It's a stay-cation"
The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich (244 pgs)

Task: 20 pts
Page bonus: 2 pts
HF bonus: 1 pt

Task Total: 23 pts
Challenge Total: 23 pts


message 40: by Shay (last edited Jul 08, 2011 03:37PM) (new)

Shay | 133 comments 10.2 - Let’s take a trip! Read a book about a journey or traveling.
The Journeyer by Gary Jennings
Page Count: 10 points (1024 pages)
HF: 1 point
Total Task Points: 21 points
Total Challenge Points: 21 points



message 41: by Jamie (new)

Jamie | 63 comments 10.2. "Let's take a trip"
Sisterhood Everlasting by Ann Brashares (349 pgs)

Task pts: 10
Page bonus: 4

Task total: 14
Challenge Total: 37 pts


message 42: by Shay (new)

Shay | 133 comments 5.1 - Celebrate Comic Con! Read a graphic novel.
From Hell by Alan Moore
HF: 1 point
Page Count: 6 points (576 pages)
Total Task Points: 12 points
Total Challenge Points: 33 points



message 43: by Amy (new)

Amy | 63 comments 20.1 - Celebrate Freedom! Read a HF book that celebrates any kind of freedom.


A Place Called Freedom by Ken Follett
464 pages

Task Points: 20
Page Points: 4
HF Points: 1

Total Points for Task: 25 points
Total Points for Challenge: 47 points


message 44: by JC (new)

JC (jmnc) | 528 comments Wild Swans Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang

Task 10.2 - Book about a journey or traveling

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang

Task total = 10
544 pages = 6 bonus
Book total = 16

Challenge total = 16


message 45: by Alex (last edited Jul 10, 2011 07:09AM) (new)

Alex | 41 comments 20.3 - I wish I coulda been there! Read a HF book that is set in your favorite time period and setting.

Secrets of the Tudor Court by D.L. Bogdan
(I looove the Tudors - don't quite wish I'd been there though!)
352 pages

Task points: 20
Page bonus: 4
HF bonus: 1

Task total: 25
Challenge total: 89


message 46: by Butterflycager (new)

Butterflycager | 153 comments Task: 5.3 - A trip down the rabbit hole... Read a re-imagined fairy tale.

Read: Unnatural Issue: An Elemental Masters Novel by Mercedes Lackey
Pages: 361
Task points: 5
Page bonus: 4
HF: 1
Task total: 10
Challenge total: 85


message 47: by Alex (new)

Alex | 41 comments 20.1 - Celebrate Freedom! Read a HF book that celebrates any kind of freedom.

Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters
(Sexual freedom, gender freedom)
472 pages

Task points: 20
Page bonus: 4
HF bonus: 1

Task total: 25
Challenge total: 114


message 48: by Butterflycager (new)

Butterflycager | 153 comments Task 50.1 - Shay's task (read a Pulitzer Prize winner)

Read: March by Geraldine Brooks (2006 winner for fiction)
Pages: 280
Task points: 50
Page bonus: 2
HF: 1
Task total: 53
Challenge total: 138


message 49: by Holly (new)

Holly Weiss (hollyweiss) | 295 comments 10.1 Island Vacation – City of Glory: A Novel of War and Desire in Old Manhattan

Task = 10
Pages (496) = 4
HF = 1
Task total = 15
Challenge total = 53


message 50: by Holly (new)

Holly Weiss (hollyweiss) | 295 comments Task 10.2 (Let’s take a trip) Isle of Swords
Task = 10
Pages (342) = 4
Total task = 14
Total challenge = 67


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