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message 1: by Dlmrose (last edited Nov 17, 2011 03:49AM) (new)

Dlmrose | 17400 comments Mod
If you'd like a place to plan what you'll be reading for the Winter 2011 Challenge, you may post a list in this thread. You are NOT required to post here to participate in the challenge.


message 2: by Kathy G. (last edited Feb 21, 2012 05:21AM) (new)

Kathy G. | 20 comments Kathy G's Winter 2011 Plan

5.1- It's the Latest Thing!
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
5.2- That Bugs Me!
The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson (Goodreads Author)
***Post Cover***
5.3- Round Here ....
The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary
***Post Cover- The round things are the wheels***
POST 2253
5.4- Let's Call It a Goal!
Pick Another Checkout Lane, Honey by Joanie Demer
***Want to use coupons more***
POST 187
5.5- All Around the World
Victorian Diaries: The Daily Lives of Victorian Men and Women by Heather Creaton
5.6- Other People Liked it, Why Not Me?
The Iron Knight by Julie Kagawa (Goodreads Author)
***Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction***
5.7- Third Stone From the Sun
The Sword Thief by Peter Lerangis
***third in this series***
5.8- Jump!
The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordin
***220 pages divisible by 4***
5.9- Trash to Treasure
A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton
***Hettie gave it 1 star***
5.10- EARTH
One False Note by Gordon Korman

10.1- Climb Every Mountain
The View from Saturday by E. L. Koningburg
***Added to my TBR list 2/6/10***
10.2- As You Like It
The Girl with the Silver Eyes by Willo Davis Roberts
***On "Books at Home" List***
10.3- Here, There Be Dragons
Dragonwings by Laurence Yep
10.4- Blue, White, and the Black of Night
The Elegance of the Hedgehog my Muriel Barbery
***Post Blue Cover***
10.5- It's Summer Somewhere
The Summer I Learned to Fly by Dan Reinhardt
10.6- Can't Wait 'Til Spring!
Winter Rose by Patricia A. McKillip
***Post cover showing roses***
10.7- Featuring Earth
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
10.8- Hidden Gems
Home for the Holidays by Johanna Lindsey
***858 ratings***
POST 57
10.9- Earth Signs
The Arctic Incident by Eoin Colfer
***Link Author- Birthday May 14, 1965***
10.10- The Winter Blues
Chosen by Ted Dekker (Goodreads Author)

15.1- Cause Knowledge is Power!
The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
***Option A- "and" is a conjunction ***
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
***Option B- "bluest" is a superlative adjective ***
15.2- Make It Work
A Gown of Spanish Lace (The Janette Oke Collection) by Janette Oke
***Option A- "lace" in the title ***
Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George (Goodreads Author)
***Option B- Post Cover***
15.3- Winter Wonderland
The Snow Bride by Debbie Macomber
***Option A- Post Cover***
Mermaid: A Twist on the Classic Tale by Carolyn Turgeon (Goodreads Author)
***Option B- set underwater***
15.4- Go Green
These High, Green Hills by Jan Karon
***Options A and C- Post Cover***
15.5- All Shiny and New
Ladybugs and Fireflies by Cheryl Alldredge (Goodreads Author)
***New to me and Pub. June 2011***
15.6- Read 'Em Their Writes!
The Sheriff Takes a Wife by Debbie Macomber
15.7- Directionally Challenged
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
15.8- What's IndieNext?
The Lantern by Deborah Lawrenson
***Sept. 2011 List***
15.9- Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Saffy's Angel by Hilary McKay
15.10- Sweet!
Beyond the Grave by Jude Watson

20.1- Most Improved Player- Karen F's Task- Baby, It's Cold Outside
The Golden Spiral by Lisa Mangum (Goodreads Author)
*** Option F- Word "Golden" for "Gold Tequila" ***
POST 2485
20.2- Rookie on Top- Connie's Task- The Nutcracker
Beyond the Deepwoods by Paul Stewart
***Option 1- Child is the main character***
POST 1812
20.3-Best Review- Chris MD's Task- Words Among Friends
Peril at End House by Agatha Christie
***Title anagrams to HEAP***
20.4- Author! Author! Valories's Taks- Happy New Year!!
Persuasion by Jane Austen
***Option 5- Take a trip to London***
POST 717
20.5- Bigger is Better - Bec's task: Off to War
Behind the Bedroom Wall by Laura Williams
***Option A- Book involving a real war***
20.6- Seasoned Reader - Joanna T's task: Microhistory!
The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy, and the History of Comic Book Heroines by Mike Madrid
20.7- Shorter is Sweeter- Stacie MI's Task- And They Lived Happily Ever After
The Time Thief by Linda Buckley-Archer
***Option A- The word "time" in the title***
POST 1485
20.8- It's My Birthday - Dionisia's task: ...and it's all about ME (Myself, and I)
The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks
20.9- Lucky Me! - Luckngrace's task: Honoring the Grands
Love Comes Softly by Janette Oke
***Option D- Religious is the 3rd genre listed***
20.10- Group Read-The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King (Goodreads Author)

25.1- Rachel Lee's Task- Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
(White Lilacs) Read a YA book
The Last Book in the Universe by Rodman Philbrick
(Plumeria) Read a book that is first in the series
Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson
POST 1152
25.2- Jenn Renee's task: Santa by any other name is..... well, still Santa
Option 3- First book's author's name has a nickname for the second author's name
Star Split by Kathryn Lasky
The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs
25.3- Mrs. Soule's Task- A Series in Your Stocking
Shakespeare's Christmas by Charlaine Harris (#3)
Shakespeare's Trollop by Charlaine Harris (#4)
25.4- Sandy’s Task: On This Day in History
***A. December- #1 Read a book with princess in title***
Princess Academy by Shannon Hale (Goodreads Author)
***C. February- #2***
Chose "Good" from Sgt. Pepper song "Good morning, Good morning"
Good Evening, Mrs.Craven by Molly Panter-Downes
25.5- Mstan's task: "Movies - Ruining (Advertising?) the Book Since..."
Option C- rating lower than 3.95/But rating higher than 80%
Great Expectations (Penguin Classics) by Charles Dickens
****I chose the 1947 version of the movie - (3.60/100%)***
Option D- rating lower than 3.94/And rating lower than 79%***
The Island of Dr. Moreau by H. G. Wells
***I chose the 1996 version of the movie - (3.57/23%)***
25.6- Laurie ME's task: Winter Fun and Games
Book 1- Outdoor Activity- Skiiing
Double Black by Wendy Clinch (Goodreads Author)
Book 2- Go to Beach to get away from the cold
Sea Glass by Anita Shreve
25.7- Amanda's Task- Name Train
Mister Monday by Garth Nix (Goodreads Author)
***"G" in my name***
The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch (Goodreads Author)
***Hirsch ends with an "H" ***
25.8- Gayla's task: 2011: The Year in Review
Option 1- 100 Notable Books of 2011--
Train Dreams by Denis Johnson
***This was last on the Fiction & Poetry List***
Option 2- Read a book that a 2011 movie was based on
The Help by Kathryn Stocket (Goodreads Author)
25.9- Denise NC's Task- My Favorite Genres
Option 1- Young Adult Pretties by Scott Westerfeld (Uglies #2)
Option 2- Urban Fantasy
Tithe by Holly Black (Goodreads Author) (The Modern Faerie Tales #1)

30.1- Cheryl TX/Lori (BNPL)'s Task: Unique Winter Holidays
***I rolled a #3 and #6***
3.- Feast of Fabulous Wild Men Day
Once a Cowboy by Linda Warren
***Post Cover***
6.- Get a Different Name Day-
***I chose the name Elizabeth***
The Second Duchess by Elizabeth Loupas (Goodreads Author)
30.2- Sheila’s Task: One Author – Two Series
Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card
(Ender's Saga #2)
Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card
(Shadow Series #1)
30.3- DLMRose's task: Small Changes or Simple Swaps
Fire World by Chris D'Lacey
***500+ pages***
Second Book- Option A- Add a letter to World(s)
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
POST 627
30.4- Donna Jo's task: Double or Nothing
I rolled a 4 for book A and a 1 for book B
Book A-(Even) Author’s first and last name have same letter
Find a Stranger, Say Goodbye by Lois Lowry (Pub. 1978)
Book B- (Odd) Consecutive words in title have same letter
Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery (Pub. 1908)
30.5- Butterflycager's task: Christmas Carolling
Days Without Number by Robert Goddard
***The Twelve Days of Christmas***
Dreams of Joy by Lisa See (Goodreads Author)
***Joy to the World***
30.6- Sassafrass's task: The Many Facets of EARTH
***Rolled Double 4's - Read two biographies or autobiographies***
Home: A Memoir of My Early Years by Julie Andrews Edwards
Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer's Life by Pamela Smith Hill
30.7- Delicious Dee's task: Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover
I got heads and tails
The Merchant of Death by D. J. MacHale
***Ugly cover--- this one is dark, ominous, and cold to me***
Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
***Pretty cover- I love the ocean and I think this is pretty***

50.1 Ms Anderson's task- For the Love of Middle School-
Book 1- was a TV show or movie
Logan's Run by William F. Nolan
Book 2- Dystopian
Pretties by Scott Westerfeld
Book 3- Rolled a 3- shoes on the cover
The Dark Is Rising by Susan Cooper*
POST 2253



message 3: by Meghanly (last edited Feb 07, 2012 04:09AM) (new)

Meghanly | 325 comments 5.1 The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey
5.2 The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E Pearson
5.3 Matched by Ally Condie
5.4 Organize for a Fresh Start: Embrace Your Next Chapter in Life
5.5 The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker by Leanna Renee Hieber
5.6 The Throne of Fire
5.7 The Death Cure
5.8 Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George (GR Author) (288 pages)
5.9
5.10 The Red Pyramid

10.1
10.2 Delirium
10.3 Inheritance by Christopher Paolini
10.4 Mercy by Rebecca Lim (GR Author)
10.5 I Am the Messenger by Marcus Zusak (GR Author) (Set in Australia)
10.6 Shine
10.7 The Earth Hums in B Flat by Mari Strachan
10.8 The Soulkeepers by G.P. Ching
10.9 The Virgin's Lover by Philippa Gregory (born 1/9/1954 - Capricorn)
10.10 The Body Finder

15.1 Evolution, Me & Other Freaks of Nature by Robin Brande (GR Author)
15.2 Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George (GR author) and Princess of Glass by Jessica Day George (GR Author)
15.3 Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn (set in NYC; GR Authors) and How to Save a LifeSara Zarr (winter scene)
15.4 Green Witch by Alice Hoffman
15.5 The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin (GR Author)
15.6 Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
15.7 North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley
15.8 Linger by Maggie Stiefvater (Kids' Next List Autumn 2010)
15.9 Unearthly by Cynthia Hand (GR Author)
15.10 Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

20.1 Divergent by Veronica Roth
20.2 A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
20.3 Marcelo In The Real World by Francisco X. Stork
20.4 The Iron Thorn Caitlin Kittredge
20.5 Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys (GR author)
20.6 Witches: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem
20.7 Forever by Maggie Stiefvater
20.8 If I Stay by Gayle Forman
20.9 If You Ask Me: And of Course You Won't by Betty White
20.10 Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

25.1
Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake (GR Author) (Marigold - death/murder)
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater (GR Author) (Plumeria - New beginnings)

25.2 Option 1 (Sara/Sarah):
The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen
Sweethearts by Sara Zarr

25.3 Private
Last Christmas
by Kate Brian


25.4
The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson


25.5
Option A: Howl's Moving Castle (4.26 / 86%)
Option B: Stardust(3.96 / 76%)

25.6
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

25.7
Briar Rose by Jane Yolen
Angelfall by Susan Ee


25.8
I am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

25.9
The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larssen (Mystery)
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Thriller)


30.1: Rolled a 5 and a 6
Book A (5 - Boy Scout Badge GARDENING): The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
Book B (6 - Different Female Name, Amy):Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan (GR Author)
30.2
The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner #2) and The Journal of Curious Letters (The 13th Reality #1), by James Dashner (GR Author)
30.3
Right Behind You by Gail Giles
Night Road by Kristin Hannah
("n" in night" changed to "r" in right)
30.4
A, Odd (5): Terms of Endearment by Larry McMurtry (double "R"), published 1975
B, Even (2): Beauty Queens by Libba Bray (Double E), published 2011 (GR Author)
30.5
Star of the East: The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson (GR Author)
O Come, All Ye Faithful: All Unquiet Things by Anna Jarzab (GR Author)
30.6 Double 1s (Snake Eyes)
The Last Olympian (three words) by Rick Riordan
The Lost Hero (three words) by Rick Riordan
30.7 Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor


50:
Darkly Dreaming Dexter
Crossed
The Son of Neptune



message 4: by Dionisia (last edited Feb 26, 2012 09:04AM) (new)

Dionisia (therabidreader) | 436 comments I took a break from the challenge but now I'm ready to jump back into the deep end!

5 points
1. The Department of Mad Scientists: How DARPA Is Remaking Our World, from the Internet to Artificial Limbs by Michael Belfiore
2. Boxer, Beetle by Ned Beauman by Ned Beauman
3. Nobody Move by Denis Johnson by Denis Johnson [round bullet holes]
4. A Short History of the American Stomach by Frederick Kaufman [eat a more balanced diet]
5. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas [pub. 1844]
6. The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan [Best Horror nominee]
7. Never Knew Another by J.M. McDermott [part of trilogy]
8. God Is Dead by Ron Currie Jr. [192 pgs]
9. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood [M0rningstar - 2 stars]
10. You Shall Never Know Security by J.R. Hamantaschen

10 points
1. Stitches by David Small [added 2009]
2. Zombies: A Record of the Year of Infection by Don Roff [rec-braaains]
3. The Neverending Story by Michael Ende [features a luckdragon]
4. There Is No Long Distance Now Very Short Stories by Naomi Shihab Nye by Naomi Shihab Nye
5. The Seamstress and the Wind by César Aira [Argentina]
6. The Beekeeper's Lament How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America by Hannah Nordhaus by Hannah Nordhaus
7. Tunneling to the Center of the Earth: Stories by Kevin Wilson
8. Negropedia: The Assimilated Negro's Crash Course on the Modern Black Experience by Patrice Evans [8 ratings]
9. Darkness, My Old Friend: A Novel by Lisa Unger [Taurus: April 26, 1970] GR AUTHOR
10. The Life of Polycrates and Other Stories for Antiquated Children by Brendan Connell

15 points
1. This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All by Marilyn Johnson [opt A (and); opt D (...Overdue!)]
2. Button, Button: Uncanny Stories by Richard Matheson [opt A - button]
Up in Honey's Room by Elmore Leonard by Elmore Leonard [opt B]
3. Light Boxes by Shane Jones by Shane Jones [opt A] GR AUTHOR
Paris vs New York by Vahram Muratyan [opt B - Eiffel Tower, France]
4. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America by Thomas L. Friedman [opt A; opt D]
5. ????????
6. Bookhunter by Jason Shiga [Special Agent Bay]
7. The WESTing Game by Ellen Raskin
8. Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino & Ronald Cotton [APRIL 2009]
9. Angel Dust Apocalypse by Jeremy Robert Johnson
10. The Walking Dead, Vol. 15: We Find Ourselves by Robert Kirkman

20 points
1. A Special Place: The Heart of a Dark Matter by Peter Straub [Opt F - dark rum]
2. The Boy with the Cuckoo-Clock Heart by Mathias Malzieu [opt 1]
3. The Philosopher and the Wolf: Lessons from the Wild on Love, Death and Happiness by Mark Rowlands [WALL]
4. Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel García Márquez [OPT 4 - save money/library]
5. Shambling Towards Hiroshima by James K. Morrow [Opt A - WWII]
6. Pigeons: The Fascinating Saga of the World's Most Revered and Reviled Bird by Andrew D. Blechman
7. There ONCE Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor's Baby: Scary Fairy Tales by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya [OPT A]
8. I am Not Sidney Poitier by Percival Everett
9. The Strain by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan [Opt A - fiction, senior citizen, Abraham Setrakian]
10. Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

25 points
1. Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann [Marigold]
Changing by Lily Hoang [Sweetbriar]
2. Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives by David Eagleman
Caretaker of Lorne Field by Dave Zeltserman
3. ----
4. Microfictions by Ana María Shua by Ana María Shua [Opt A2]
Yellow Dirt: An American Story of a Poisoned Land and a People Betrayed by Judy Pasternak [opt B2]
5. The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain [opt C - 3.79/94%(1946)]
The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin [opt D - 3.43/26%(2004)
6. [book:Ballad of the Whiskey Robber: A True Story of Bank Heists, Ice Hockey, Transylvanian Pelt Smuggling, Moonlighting Detectives, and Broken Hearts|28805] by Julian Rubinstein [opt 1 - ice hockey goalkeeper]
The Devil and Miss Prym by Paulo Coelho [opt 2 - Brazil]
7. kimmie66 by Aaron Alexovich
Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen
8. The Submission by Amy Waldman [opt 1]
Sharp Teeth by Toby Barlow [opt 5 - Occupy Los Angeles]
9. Boneshaker by Cherie Priest [opt 1 - young adult]
Beat the Reaper by Josh Bazell [opt 3 - mystery]

30 points
1. The WILD Party by Joseph Moncure March [1 - Chicken WILD Rice Soup]
The Incomparable Honeybee & the Economics of Pollination by Reese Halter [5 - Insect Study]
2. ----
3. The House of Paper by Carlos María Domínguez
Because They Wanted To by Mary Gaitskill [Opt A - they]
4. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey [2 - 1962]
The Devil's Tickets: A Vengeful Wife, a Fatal Hand, and a New American Age by Gary M. Pomerantz [1 - 2009]
5. St. Lucy's HOME for Girls Raised by Wolves: Stories by Karen Russell [I'll be HOME for Christmas]
WHEN You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead [WHEN A Child Is Born - approved msg 36]
6. The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson [3]
??????? [1]
7. The Bedside Book of Beasts A Wildlife Miscellany by Graeme Gibson by Graeme Gibson [heads - love]
TV Goes to Hell An Unofficial Road Map of Supernatural by Stacey Abbott by Stacey Abbott [tails - don't like]

50 points
B1. The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton [2008 TV miniseries]
B2. Genesis by Bernard Beckett
B3. Amphigorey by Edward Gorey [Rolled 6 - pub. 1972]





message 5: by Felina (last edited Dec 03, 2011 09:02PM) (new)

Felina 5 Point Tasks

5.1 It's the Latest Thing: The Reincarnationist
5.2 That Bugs Me: Tithe
5.3 Round Here:Catching Fire
5.4 Let's Call it a Goal: The Case of the Missing Marquess
5.5 All Around the World: A Great and Terrible Beauty
5.6 Other People Liked It, Why Not Me?: Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution *Historical Fiction
5.7 Third Stone from the Sun: Mockingjay
5.8 Jump!: The Well of Ascension*796 pages
5.9 Trash to Treasure: Confessions of a Shopaholic* Becky
5.10 Earth: Tuesdays With Morrie

10 Point Tasks

10.1 Climb Every Mountain: Open
10.2 As You Like It: Swan Song*Favorites Shelf
10.3 Here There Be Dragons: Dragons of Autumn Twilight: Chronicles, Volume One
10.4 Blue, White and the Black of Night: Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
10.5 It's Summer Somewhere: The Second Summer of the Sisterhood
10.6 Can't Wait 'Til Spring!: The Red Queen
10.7 Featuring Earth: The Pillars of the Earth
10.8 Hidden Gems: The Wolfen *508 reviews
10.9 Earth Signs: Bag of Bones *Stephen King 9/21
10.10 The Winter Blues: Open

15 Point Tasks

15.1 Cause Knowledge is Power!:
B. The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror *Stupidest - Superlative
C. The Blade Itself *Itself - Pronoun
15.2 Make it Work: The Luxe & Rumors
15.3 Winter Wonderland: The Winter King & The Fall *New York
15.4 Go Green: B. Silent Spring
15.5 All Shiny and New: The Night Circus - Finished 12/01/11
15.6 Read 'Em Their Writes: The Bone Collector
15.7 Directionaly Challenged: The Golden Compass
15.8 Whats Indienext?: Ready Player One *August List
15.9 Hark! The Harold Angels Sing: Penny from Heaven
15.10 Sweet!: Open

20 Point Tasks

20.10 Group Read: The Color Purple

25 Point Tasks

25.1 Where Have All the Flowers Gone?: Open *Sweetbriar & Graceling *Hibiscus
25.2 Santa by any other Name: Thinner & 'Salem's Lot
25.3
25.4 On This Day In History: Royal Assassin *Royalty & The History of the Snowman: From the Ice Age to the Flea Market *Ice
25.5 Movies: The Help *B & Jurassic Park *C
25.6
25.7
25.8 The Year in Review: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets *2 & Reading Lolita in Tehran *4
25.9 My Favorite Genres: Envy *Historical Romance & Splendor *Romance
25.10

30 Point Tasks

30.1 Unique Winter Holidays: Murder Under The Mistletoe *Cozy Mystery & Let It Snow
30.2 One Author - Two Series: Guilty Pleasures & A Kiss of Shadows
30.3 Small Changes or Simple Swap: The Hero of Ages & That They May Face the Rising Sun
30.4 Double or Nothing: Daughter of Fortune & The Pilgrim's Progress
30.5 Christmas Caroling: Little Brother & The Red Tent
30.6 The Many Facets of Earth: Last Argument of Kings & Before They Are Hanged
30.7 Don't Judge a book by its cover: Sweet Magik & Waterfall


message 6: by JennRenee (last edited Jan 03, 2012 12:28PM) (new)

JennRenee (jennreneeread) | 1332 comments 5.1 The Supernaturalist
5.2 Dragonfly
5.3American Fringe
5.4 The Help
5.5 Splendor
5.6 The Iron Knight
5.7 Spells & Sleeping Bags
5.8 Prince of Fools
5.9 Entwined
5.10 Lovesick

10.1 Darkest Hour
10.2 Bones of Faerie
10.3 Vanish
10.4 Night Star
10.5 Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood
10.6 Spells
10.7 Unearthly
10.8 Dearly, Departed
10.9 Only the Good Spy Young
10.10 Fringe Benefits

15.1 Bite Me!
15.2 Passion and My Soul to Keep
15.3 Deadly Little Games and Never Have I Ever
15.4 Wolfsbane and Sass & Serendipity
15.5 Falling Under
15.6 The Circle of Blood
15.7 Witches of East End
15.8 The Sorceress
15.9 Lost in Time
15.10 Witch Ball

20.1 Dark Flame
20.2 The Eternity Code
20.3 Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood
20.4 The Less-Dead
20.5 World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
20.6 Witches: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem
20.7 Afterlife
20.8 The Last Thing I Remember
20.9 Girls That Growl
20.10 Leviathan

25.1 Crashed and The Dying Breath
25.2 Early to Death, Early to Rise
and Desires of the Dead

25.3 Rumors and Envy
25.4 The Iron Queen and Frogs & French Kisses
25.5 The Lightning Thief and I Love You, Beth Cooper
25.6 Frostbite and The Summer I Turned Pretty
25.7 The Arctic Incident and Wired
25.8 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw and After Ever After
25.9 Invincible and Changeless

30.1 One for the Money and Tiger's Curse
30.2 Reunion and Size 12 Is Not Fat
30.3 Forgive My Fins and Raised by Wolves
30.4 Tuck Everlasting and Mates, Dates, and Tempting Trouble
30.5 Red Glove and Something Deadly This Way Comes
30.6 Juliet Immortal and The Dark and Hollow Places
30.7 The Lost Saint and Kiss in the Dark

50.1


message 7: by April (last edited Feb 07, 2012 06:48AM) (new)

April 10.1- Climb Every Mountain Ragtime

10.3- Here, There Be Dragons Here be Dragons

10.8- Hidden Gems Brewster's Millions has 48 ratings as of 12/20/11

10.10- The Winter Blues Lolita

15.5 All Shiny and New Destined Aug 2011

15.6 Read 'Em Their Writes The Eyre Affair

15.8 What's IndieNext? Blood Oath IndieNext list June 2010

15.10 Sweet! The Confessions of Catherine de Medici

20.2 Rookie on Top - Connie's task: The Nutcracker
2. Like Water for Chocolate

20.3 Best Review - Chris MD's task: Words Among Friends
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society TGLAPPPS = SAP or TAP or GAP

20.4 Author! Author! - Valorie's task: Happy New Year!!
1.Get Fit/Lose Weight: Read book from "owned to be read" pile Mirror Mirror

20.5 Bigger is Better - Bec's task: Off to War Option A: read a book (fiction or non-fiction) that involves a real war
The Lotus Eaters Vietnam War

20.6 Seasoned Reader - Joanna T's task: Microhistory! Salt: A World History

20.7 Shorter is Sweeter - Stacie MI's task: And They Lived Happily Ever After
Option A: Once Upon a Time The Time Traveler's Wife

20.9 Lucky Me! -Luckngrace's task: Honoring the Grands
C. Read a book about twins Titanic: A Love Story

20.10 Group Read The Color Purple

25.1 Rachel Lee's task: Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
Daffodil (chivalry): Read a book set during the medieval times (400-1500AD). The Fool's Tale: A Novel Set in 1198 AD
Sweetbriar (simplicity): One word title Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex

25.4 Sandy’s Task: On This Day in History
A.2 Twice Bitten Twice Bitten (Chicagoland Vampires, #3) by Chloe Neill Moon in the background
C.2 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Beatles' "She's Leaving Home"

30.3 DLMRose's task: Small Changes or Simple Swaps
C. swap one letter for different letter- changing "e" in grey to "a" in gray Shades of Grey and The Picture of Dorian Gray

30.4 Donna Jo's task: Double or Nothing
A: Odd- The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss Double s in last name and published after 1975 (2007)
B: Even- One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest double o in cuckoo's and published before 1975 (1962)

30.5 Butterflycager's task: Christmas Carolling
"I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" Wishin' and Hopin' and "We Three Kings" Sex with the Queen: 900 Years of Vile Kings, Virile Lovers, and Passionate Politics

50.1 Book 1 - Dangerous Liaisons
Book 2 - Brave New World
Book 3 - Out of Oz


message 8: by Jen (last edited Feb 29, 2012 08:36PM) (new)

Jen Scott | 425 comments 5 Point Tasks
1. The Alienist by Caleb Carr
2. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
3. Matched by Ally Condie Matched (Matched, #1) by Ally Condie
4. My goal is to go to Disney World for the first time! Disney at Dawn by Ridley Pearson
5. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
6. Favorite Book of 2011: Divergent by Veronica Roth
7. Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
8. Crossed by Ally Condie
9. Brianon: Dreamland by Sarah Dessen
10. The Woman in Black: A Ghost Story by Susan Hill

10 Point Tasks
1. Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
2. The Last Book in the Universe I used my favorites shelf.
3. Dragonsong by Anne McCaffrey
4. Stardust by Neil Gaiman Stardust by Neil Gaiman
5. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald This book is set during the summer.
6. The Piano Teacher by Janice Y.K. Lee The Piano Teacher by Janice Y.K. Lee
7. The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
8. Disney in Shadow by Ridley Pearson
9. Pretties by Scott Westerfeld May 5, 1963
10. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

15 Point Tasks
1. A.Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
B. Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen by Serena Valentino

2. B. Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George Princess of the Midnight Ball (Princess #1) by Jessica Day George
B. Fallen by Lauren Kate Fallen (Fallen, #1) by Lauren Kate
3. A. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
B. Big Ben: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Set in London
4. B. Dune Road by Jane Green
B. Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction by Melissa Fay Greene
5. French Lessons by Ellen Sussman
6. One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
7. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
8. November 2011 Indie Next List:Zone One by Colson Whitehead
9. The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
10. Power Play by Ridley Pearson

20 Point Tasks
1. C. Curl Up By the Fire - A Little Princess: The Story of Sara Crewe by Frances Hodgson Burnett A Little Princess The Story of Sara Crewe by Frances Hodgson Burnett
2. 1. Clara and Fritz, the Stahlbaum Children: Hidden Talents by David Lubar
3. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd T S L O B = BLOTS
4. 2. Quit Smoking - Pants on Fire by Meg Cabot
5. Option A: Atonement by Ian McEwan
6. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
7. Option A: The Once and Future King by T.H. White
8. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
9. D. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
10. Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

25 Point Tasks
1. White Lilacs - Extras by Scott Westerfeld
Red Rose - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith
2. Option 1 - Candle in the Darkness by Lynn Austin and Persuasion by Jane Austen
3. Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich and Two for the Dough by Janet Evanovich
4. A. December
1. Palace of Mirrors by Margaret Peterson Haddix
B. January
1. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
5. Option B: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini 65%/4.15
Option D: Mansfield Park by Jane Austen 76%/3.74
6. Book 1: The Sledding Hill by Chris Crutcher
Book 2: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher Takes place in California
7. Book 1: Dear John by Nicholas Sparks
Book 2: Specials by Scott Westerfeld
Jen UT = Nicholas Sparks = Scott Westerfeld
8. 2. I am Number Four by Pittacus Lore Released Feb. 18, 2011
5. My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult Takes place in Providence, Rhode Island
9. Option 3 - Mystery: The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
Option 1 - Young Adult: Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

30 Point Tasks
1. 3- Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
6- The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
2. The Secret Hour by Scott Westerfeld
Peeps by Scott Westerfeld
3. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
C. Tale - Tape Love is a Mix Tape by Rob Sheffield
4. Book A: (2) The Giver by Lois Lowry
Book B (2) Emma by Jane Austen
5. Joy to the World: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
6. 4-The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
3- The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
7. Heads: Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli Love, Stargirl (Stargirl, #2) by Jerry Spinelli
Tails:Underdogs by Markus Zusak
Underdogs (Wolfe Brothers, #1-3) by Markus Zusak

50 Point Task
1. Book 1 - The Awakening by L.J. Smith

Total Points: 95
Books Read: 10
Completed Tasks: 8


message 10: by ★Meghan★ (last edited Feb 21, 2012 09:26AM) (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 832 comments ***Meghan's Winter Challenge Plans




Tasks Completed: 15.5, 15.6, 15.7, 15.9, 20.1, 20.2, 20.4, 20.8, 30.1, 30.3, 30.5, 30.7
Tasks in Progress: 5.3, 10.4, 25.8, 30.6, 50.1
# Tasks Completed: 12/57
Books Completed: 16/77
Audiobooks: 4
Total Points: 260/325

5.1-Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
5.2-The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
5.3- Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World
5.4-Rebel Angels *GRA*
5.5-My Name is Mary Sutter
5.6-Steve Jobs
5.7-Shiver *GRA*
5.8-Running Scared
5.9-A Great and Terrible Beauty *GRA*
5.10-Watership Down

10.1-Dead Until Dark
10.2-Mudbound *GRA*
10.3-Eragon
10.4- Night World, No. 3: Huntress, Black Dawn, Witchlight
10.5-King Solomon's Mines
10.6-Guilty Pleasures
10.7-Unearthly *GRA*
10.8-Misty and the Single Dad
10.9-Dear John
10.10-The Book Thief

15.1-Me & Emma
15.2-Living Dead Girl *GRA* & The Secret History of the Pink Carnation *GRA*
15.3-The Christmas Wedding *GRA* & Peeps
15.4-1022 Evergreen Place
15.5- The Girl in the Steel Corset (257 pgs) DONE
15.6- Completely Smitten: Completely Smitten\Hers for the Weekend *GRA* DONE
15.7- The Golden Compass (256 pgs) DONE
15.8-The 19th Wife *GRA*
15.9- Where Angels Go (136 pgs) DONE
15.10-Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys

20.1- Fools Rush In (272 pgs) DONE
20.2- 1Q84 *BB-750* DONE
20.3- Stuck in the Middle
20.4- Revolution (410 pgs) DONE
20.5-The Winds of War
20.6- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
20.7- Pieces of Happily Ever After
20.8- Call Me Mrs. Miracle (150 pgs) DONE
20.9-Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
20.10-The Color Purple

25.1-Some Girls Bite *GRA* & Bed of Roses
25.2-40 Love & Remember Me?
25.3-16 Lighthouse Road & 1225 Christmas Tree Lane
25.4-Beauty Queens *GRA* & Pride and Prejudice
25.5-Water for Elephants & Eat, Pray, Love
25.6-One Week In December & Flirting with Forty
25.7-Mary's Son by Darryl Nyznyk & Snow: A Retelling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
25.8- The Surgeon *GRA* (297 pgs) & Savor the Moment
25.9-At First Sight & Damaged

30.1- Pam of Babylon (330 pgs) *GRA* & Wish (256 pgs) DONE
30.2-Flowers On Main & The Backup Plan
30.3- The Unwritten Rule *GRA* (210 pgs) & I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You (201 pgs) DONE
30.4-The War of the Worlds & The Star Shack
30.5- Home at Rose Cottage: Three Down the Aisle\What's Cooking? (459 pgs) & Skipping Christmas DONE
30.6- Twilight (310 pgs) & Halo
30.7- Paranormalcy (233 pgs) *GRA* & The Mediator: Volume 1 - Shadowland & Ninth Key

50.1- The Awakening (166 pgs) & 1984 (237 pgs) & Then Came You


message 11: by Midu (last edited Feb 21, 2012 03:14AM) (new)

Midu Hadi | 903 comments 30.3 - DLMRose's task: Small Changes or Simple Swaps
10.7 Featuring Earth
15.3 - Winter Wonderland:
20.2 - Rookie on Top - Connie's task
15.7 - Directionally Challenged
20.9 - Lucky Me! - Luckngrace's task: Honoring the Grands
15.9 - Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
10.1 Climb Every Mountain
10.4 Blue, White, and the Black of Night:
10.8 Hidden Gems
10.10 The Winter Blues
5.3. Round Here......
5.5. All Around the World:
5.2. That bugs me!
5.10. EARTH
15.10 - Sweet!
15.5 - All Shiny and New
15.6 - Read 'Em Their Writes!
15.4 - Go Green:
5.9. Trash to treasure:
5.8. Jump!
5.7. Third stone from the sun
30.1 - Cheryl TX's/Lori BNPL's task: Unique Winter Holidays
25.4 - Sandy's task: On This Day in History
25.1 - Rachel Lee's task: Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
25.9 - Denise NC's task: My Favorite Genres
20.1 - Most Improved Player - Karen F's task: Baby, It’s Cold Outside
20.4 - Author! Author! - Valorie's task: Happy New Year!!
20.3 - Best Review - Chris MD's task: Words Among Friends
25.6 - Laurie ME's task: Winter Fun and Games
20.10 Group Read
30.7 - Delicious Dee's task: Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover
15.2 - Make It Work:
30.6 - Sassafrass's task: The Many Facets of EARTH
25.2 - Jenn Renee's task: Santa by any other name is..... well, still Santa
5.6. Other People Liked It, Why Not Me?
10.3 Here, There Be Dragons

5.1. It’s the Latest Thing! The Hypnotist (Reincarnationist, #3) by M.J. Rose
5.4. Let’s Call it a Goal! A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin (to finish this series this year)

10.2 As You Like It: Enchanting the Lady (Relics of Merlin, #1) by Kathryne Kennedy (from the Dragon shelf, based on the smoke thief)
10.5 It’s Summer Somewhere: Shadowed Summer by Saundra Mitchell
10.6 Can't Wait 'Til Spring! The Amaranth Enchantment by Julie Berry
10.9 Earth Signs: Kraken by China Miéville (China Mieville 6th sep)

15.1 - Cause Knowledge is Power! The School for Brides (School for Brides, #1) by Cheryl Ann Smith 50 Ways to Hex Your Lover (Jazz Tremaine #1) by Linda Wisdom
15.8 - What's IndieNext? November’11 The Prague Cemetery by Umberto Eco



20.5 - Bigger is Better - Bec's task: Off to War
His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1) by Naomi Novik
20.6 - Seasoned Reader - Joanna T's task: Microhistory!
The Science of Vampires by Katherine Ramsland
20.7 - Shorter is Sweeter - Stacie MI's task: And They Lived Happily Ever After
Option A: Once upon a Dyke (New Exploits, #1) by Karin Kallmaker
Option B: Never After by Laurell K. Hamilton
20.8 It's My Birthday - Dionisia's task: ...and it's all about ME (Myself, and I) Me, Myself and Why? (Cadence Jones, #1) by MaryJanice Davidson

25.3 - Mrs. Soule's task: A Series in Your Stocking:
Wolfsbane and Mistletoe by Charlaine Harris and Silver Borne (Mercedes Thompson, #5) by Patricia Briggs
25.5 - Mstan's task: "Movies - Ruining (Advertising?) the Book Since..."
Option B: Stardust by Neil Gaiman (3.96 / 76%)
Option C: The Shining by Stephen King (3.86 / 88%)
25.7 - Amanda A's task: Name Train
U- Gifts (Annals of the Western Shore, #1) by Ursula K. Le Guin
L- Personal Demons (Personal Demons, #1) by Lisa Desrochers
25.8 - Gayla's task: 2011: The Year in Review
4. The Egyptologist A Novel by Arthur Phillips or 1. The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht
2. The Help by Kathryn Stockett

30.2 - Sheila's task: One Author – Two Series: Stray (Shifters, #1) by Rachel Vincent My Soul to Keep (Soul Screamers, #3) by Rachel Vincent
30.4 - Donna Jo's task: Double or Nothing
Book A: (rolled a 4) Bumped (Bumped, #1) by Megan McCafferty
Book B: (rolled a 3) Hell House by Richard Matheson

50.1 - Ms Anderson's task: For the Love of Middle School
Book 1: Déjà Dead (Temperance Brennan, #1) by Kathy Reichs
Book 2: Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy #1) by Mira Grant
Book 3: 1. Naughty Spanking 2 20 Erotic Stories by Anonymous


message 13: by Sheila (last edited Jan 13, 2012 01:34PM) (new)

Sheila (sheilaj) | 2244 comments Winter 2011 SRC


5 Point Tasks
5.1. It’s the Latest Thing! - The Cellist of Sarajevo by Galloway, Steven ist in title
5.2. That bugs me! - Dragonfly in Amber by Gabaldon, Diana Bug in title
5.3. Round Here...... - King of Torts by John Grisham Something round on cover
5.4. Let’s Call it a Goal! - Does this Clutter Make my Butt Look Fatter? by Peter Walsh Book only weight loss
5.5. All Around the World - The Moonstone - on Kindle by Wilkie Collins Victorian published 1868
5.6. Other People Liked It, Why Not Me? - The Iron House by John Hart Mystery & Thriller
5.7. Third stone from the sun. - Tripwire by Lee Child Third in series
5.8. Jump! - High Country by Nevada Barr 384 for lp
5.9. Trash to treasure. - The Law of Nines by Goodkind, Terry Linda gave 1 stars
5.10. EARTH - Tabula Rasa by Shelly Reuben
10 Point Tasks
10.1 Climb Every Mountain: - The Quiche of Death by Beaton, M. C.
10.2 As You Like It: - Simple Truth by David Baldacci nyt #1 shelf
10.3 Here, There Be Dragons: - Legend of the White Dragon by Melanie Nilles - Kindle approved in ebook thread 356
10.4 Blue, White, and the Black of Night - Darkness Take My Hand by Dennis Lehane - Kindle blue cover
10.5 It’s Summer Somewhere: - The Bone Yard by Jefferson Bass takes place in summer
10.6 Can't Wait 'Til Spring! - 92 Pacific Boulevard - abridged by Macomber, Debbie flower on cover
10.7 Featuring Earth: - The earth, my butt, and other big round things by Carolyn Mackler Kindle and audio
10.8 Hidden Gems - Kiss of the Bees by Jance, J. A. 418
10.9 Earth Signs - Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks Dec. 31, 1965
10.10 The Winter Blues - any book by
15 Point Tasks
15.1 Cause Knowledge is Power!: - Undead and Undermined by MaryJanice Davidson A. Conjunction Junction - FOR
15.1 Cause Knowledge is Power!: - Pacific Vortex! by Clive Cussler D. interjection !
15.2 Make it Work: - A Thread so Thin - LP only by Bostwick, Marie A - thread
15.2 Make it Work: - Torment - NO LP by Kate, Lauren B - Dress
15.3 Winter Wonderland: - A Dixie Christmas by Sandra Hill Kindle
15.3 Winter Wonderland: - New York Dead - NO LP by Woods, Stuart takes place in NYC
15.4 Go Green: - Second Chance by Jane Green - 1 book option option B and C (author and cover both green
15.5 All Shiny and New: - Monument to Murder by Margaret Truman Published July 5th 2011 by Forge Books
15.6 Read 'Em Their Writes!: - The Neighbor by Lisa Gardner Detective Sergeant D. D. Warren
15.7 Directionally Challenged: - Black Maps by Spiegelman, Peter
15.8 What’s IndieNext? - Angel's Tip by Alafair Burke 9/1/2008
15.9 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing: - Angels of Destruction - NO LP by Donohue, Keith last track/last disc
15.10 Sweet!: - Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich
20 Point Tasks
20.1 - Most Improved Player - Karen F's task: Baby, It’s Cold Outside - The Brutal Telling by Louise Penny C. Curl Up by the Fire – picture of fireplace on cover
20.2 - Rookie on Top - Connie's task: The Nutcracker - Snow Angels by James Thompson 4. The Snow Queen and the Snowflakes - Snow in title
20.3 - Best Review - Chris MD's task: Words Among Friends - A More Perfect Union by J. A. Jance PUMA anagram of starting letters in title
20.4 - Author! Author! - Valorie's task: Happy New Year!! - Black Cherry Blues by James Lee Burke 4. Save Money/Manage Debt:
20.5 - Bigger is Better - Bec's task: Off to War - Storm Front - no LP by Butcher, Jim front in title
20.6 - Seasoned Reader - Joanna T's task: Microhistory! - The True History of Chocolate by Sophie Coe & Michael Coe
20.7 - Shorter is Sweeter - Stacie MI's task: And They Lived Happily Ever After - Fool Me Once by Michaels, Fern Option A: Once Upon a Time
20.8 It's My Birthday - Dionisia's task: ...and it's all about ME (Myself, and I) - Learn Me Good by John Pearson
20.9 - Lucky Me! - Luckngrace's task: Honoring the Grands - Lydia's Charm by Brunstetter, Wanda option D - Christian Fiction
20.10 Group Read - Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King
25 Point Tasks
25.1 - Rachel Lee's task: Where Have All the Flowers Gone? - Too Many Murders by McCullough, Colleen Marigold (pain and grief): Murder Mystery
25.1 - Rachel Lee's task: Where Have All the Flowers Gone? - Invisible by Lorena McCourtney Sweetbriar (simplicity): One word title
25.2 - Jenn Renee's task: Santa by any other name is..... well, still Santa - Shameless by Karen Robards Option 1: Karen/Karin
25.2 - Jenn Renee's task: Santa by any other name is..... well, still Santa - Martin Misunderstood by Slaughter, Karin pronounced the same/spelled different
25.3 - Mrs. Soule's task: A Series in Your Stocking - Christmas Mourning by Margaret Maron
25.3 - Mrs. Soule's task: A Series in Your Stocking - Southern Discomfort by Margaret Maron Non Christmas - same series
25.4 - Sandy’s Task: On This Day in History - Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfiefer Dec. opt. 2 moon on the cover
25.4 - Sandy’s Task: On This Day in History - Divine Justice by David Baldacci Jan. opt 1 ice in title
25.5 - Mstan's task: "Movies - Ruining (Advertising?) the Book Since..." - Blood Work by Connelly, Michael 3.96 - 53% Option B: Stay Home; Read The Book
25.5 - Mstan's task: "Movies - Ruining (Advertising?) the Book Since..." - Runaway Jury abridged by John Grisham 3.72 - 73% Option D: In the Eyes of the Beholder
25.6 - Laurie ME's task: Winter Fun and Games - Winterkill by Box, C.J. approved #23 in help thread - winter activities
25.6 - Laurie ME's task: Winter Fun and Games - Rattlesnake Crossing by J. A. Jance arizona warm climate
25.7 - Amanda A's task: Name Train - Adrenaline by Jeff Abbott last name begins with A
25.7 - Amanda A's task: Name Train - A Secret Kept by Tatiana de Rosnay first or last name begins with f or t
25.8 - Gayla's task: 2011: The Year in Review Heat Rises by Richard Castle 5. The Occupy Wall Street NYC
25.8 - Gayla's task: 2011: The Year in Review - Christmas Wedding by James Patterson 3. The wedding of Britain's Prince William
25.9 - Denise NC’s Task: My Favorite Genres - Lost Souls by Dean Koontz Option 4 – Adventure / Thriller
25.9 - Denise NC’s Task: My Favorite Genres - Stalking Susan by Jullie Kramer Option 3 – Mystery
30 Point Tasks
30.1 - Cheryl TX's task: - Winter Solstice by Pilcher, Rosamunde 1. Winter Melon Soup
30.1 - Cheryl TX's task: - Dating Dead Men by Harley Jane Kozak 2. Cozy Mystery - author on list
30.2 Sheila’s Task: One Author – Two Series - The Widow by Carla Neggers Ireland 1
30.2 Sheila’s Task: One Author – Two Series - Cold Pursuit - LP only by Carla Neggers Black Falls 1
30.3 - DLMRose's task: Small Changes or Simple Swaps - Kill Me if You Can by James Patterson C. Can swap for Man
30.3 - DLMRose's task: Small Changes or Simple Swaps - Shadow Man by Cody McFadyen
30.4 - Donna Jo's task: Double or Nothing - Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier rolled a 4 (same consonant in author) 1938
30.4 - Donna Jo's task: Double or Nothing - Short Squeeze by Knopf, Chris rolled a 2 (dbl ee's in name) 2011
30.5 - Butterflycager's task: Christmas Carolling - 1225 Christmas Tree Lane by Debbie Macomber We Wish You a Merry Christmas
30.5 - Butterflycager's task: Christmas Carolling - Silent Prey by John Sandford Silent Night
30.6 - Sassafrass's task: The Many Facets of EARTH - Die Trying by Lee Child 1. 3 letter first name
30.6 - Sassafrass's task: The Many Facets of EARTH - A Home at the End of the World by Michael Cunningham 11 cds 5. elect term home run or audiobook
30.7 - Delicious Dee's task: Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover - The Perfect Husband - LP only by Lisa Gardner
30.7 - Delicious Dee's task: Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover - The Third Victim - LP only by Lisa Gardner


message 14: by Christie (last edited Feb 29, 2012 01:11PM) (new)

Christie 5.1 Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O'Keefe by Laurie Lisle
5.2 The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
5.3 I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away by Bill Bryson
5.4 How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas by David Bornstein
5.5 Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
5.6 Delirium by Lauren Oliver
5.7 Neuromancer by William Gibson
5.8 The Night in Question: Stories by Tobias Wolff
5.9 The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
5.10 Eva Luna by Isabel Allende

10.1 Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
10.2 A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
10.3 Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
10.4 In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
10.5 Higher Than Hope: The Authorized Biography of Nelson Mandela by Fatima Meer
10.6 Nightshade by Andrea Cremer
10.7 The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel
10.8 Reading Jackie: Her Autobiography in Books by William Kuhn
10.9 Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley
10.10 On Beauty by Zadie Smith

15.1 The Central Liberal Truth: How Politics Can Change a Culture and Save It from Itself by Lawrence E. Harrison
15.2 Wither by Lauren DeStefano and The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
15.3 If on a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
15.4 Under the Greenwood Tree by Thomas Hardy
15.5 Divergent by Veronica Roth
15.6 The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
15.7 North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
15.8 The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
15.9 Storming Heaven: LSD and the American Dream by Jay Stevens
15.10 The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

20.1 When Sparks Fly by Lynnette Kent
20.2 The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
20.3 The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
20.4 Evening by Susan Minot
20.5 Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua
20.6 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
20.7 Time's Arrow by Martin Amis
20.8 If I Stay by Gayle Forman
20.9 Living in the Light of Eternity: Discovering God's Design For Your Life by K.P. Yohannan
20.10 Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

25.1 American Gods by Neil Gaiman and Of Love and Shadows by Isabel Allende
25.2 Duma Key by Stephen King and Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt
25.3 Hercule Poirot's Christmas and The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
25.4 The Color Purple by Alice Walker and What Your Doctor Hasn't Told You and the Health Store Clerk Doesn't Know: The Truth About Alternative Treatments and What Works by Edward Schneider
25.5 Never Cry Wolf : Amazing True Story of Life Among Arctic Wolves by Farley Mowat and Firestarter by Stephen King
25.6 Simply Irresistible by Rachel Gibson and The Memoirs of Cleopatra by Margaret George
25.7 Lady Susan, The Watsons, Sanditon by Jane Austen and Four Spirits by Sena Jeter Naslund
25.8 Arabian Sands by Wilfred Thesiger and Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul by Karen Abbott
25.9 The Tailor of Panama by John le Carré and Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan

30.1 Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie and A Russian Journal by John Steinbeck
30.2 A Kiss of Shadows and Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton
30.3 What My Mother Doesn't Know by Sonya Sones and Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
30.4 Day of the Dead by J.A. Jance and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
30.5 The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell and Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin
30.6 Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell and The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
30.7 Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen and The Plague by Albert Camus

50.1 Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, Legend by Marie Lu and The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery


message 15: by Aleksandra (new)

Aleksandra (aleksandrakonwa) | 777 comments Here is mine and still working on it ;)https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/c...


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message 17: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7517 comments I was soo excited to see 10 point tasks this am when I got up and then I was totaly confused because I realized it wasn't saturday...lol!

still working on my plans, but my goal is to fit at least 15 books set in different countries for my around the world challenge in here - i've already got 3 figured out in the 10 pointers


message 18: by mstan (last edited Feb 22, 2012 06:58AM) (new)

mstan | 876 comments Yaaaay the tasks are up... because I'm going to be travelling quite a bit during the winter challenge, I am thinking about whether to purchase quite a few ebooks...

5.1 - The Monstrumologist ($5.99)
5.2 - Everybody Sees the Ants
5.3 - Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
5.4 - Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen or some running-related book
5.5 - Tipping the Velvet ($12.99)
5.6 - Between Shades of Gray (YA)
5.7 - Sabriel
5.8 - The Woman in Black: A Ghost Story (160 pages - library)
5.9 - Winter's Bone
5.10 - Mort

10.1 - The Year of the Flood
10.2 - The Schwa Was Here (favourite YA)
10.3 - Dealing with Dragons
10.4 - A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
10.5 - The Murder Of Bindy Mackenzie
10.6 - Shine by Lauren Myracle
10.7 - The Clan of the Cave Bear
10.8 - Diary of a Provincial Lady
10.9 - Swallows and Amazons (Jan 18) ($8.56)
10.10 - Crossing to Safety

15.1 - But I Love Him
15.2 - The Sorceress and the Cygnet (Cygnet Duology, #1) by Patricia A. McKillip (repository) and Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1) by Kendare Blake ($9.99)
15.3 - The Winter Sea ('winter') ($7.39) and The Housekeeper and the Professor (Mt. Fuji)
15.4 - Animal, Vegetable, Miracle (C,D)
15.5 - This Is Not Your City (library)
15.6 - Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
15.7 - Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
15.8 - Ready Player One (Aug 2011)
15.9 - Angelfall
15.10 - Red Seas Under Red Skies

20.1 - Breakfast at Tiffany's
20.2 - Snow Crash
20.3 - A Mango-Shaped Space
20.4 - Anya's Ghost
20.5 - Elephant Run
20.6 - Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things
20.7 - Once Was Lost
20.8 - Eat Me: The Food and Philosophy of Kenny Shopsin
20.9 - Thirteenth Child
20.10 - The Beekeeper's Apprentice


25.1 - Purge (sweetbriar) and The Westing Game(white lilacs)
25.2 - Story of a Girl and The Sirens Sang of Murder
25.3 - Hercule Poirot's Christmas and Murder on the Orient Express
25.4 - The Queen of Attolia (Dec, Option 1 - 'Queen'); Walk Two Moons (Jan, Option 2 - Native American fiction)
25.5 - Dead Man Walking (A) and Revolutionary Road (D)
25.6 - Skating Shoes and Moloka'i
25.7 - The Rules of Survival by Nancy Werlin and The Curse of the Wendigo by Rick Yancey
25.8 - The Sense of an Ending (1) and The Help (2)
25.9 - Messenger and The Man in the Queue

30.1 - All Passion Spent (6 - Vita) and Miss Pym Disposes (2 - cozy mystery)

30.2 - Snuff and Truckers
30.3 - Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire: The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56 and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

30.4 - (both even) Gathering Blue (Lois Lowry, after 1975) and My Man Jeeves (1919)
30.5 - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn ('Oh Christmas Tree') and A River Runs Through It and Other Stories ('Over the River and through the Woods')
30.6 - Fall for Anything by Courtney Summers (2- brown cover) and Are These My Basoomas I See Before Me? (6- 10th in the series)
30.7 - (two tails) Foreigner (Foreigner, #1) by C.J. Cherryh and A Brief History of Montmaray (The Montmaray Journals, #1) by Michelle Cooper


50.1 - Ring for Jeeves, China Mountain Zhang (dystopia), Tuck Everlasting (6)

Tasks completed:: 56/57
Books read: 76/77


message 19: by Pollyanna (last edited Feb 29, 2012 02:32AM) (new)

Pollyanna (polly8) | 114 comments Reading Plan

5 Point Tasks
5.1 The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
5.2 Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon
5.3 The Awakening (Chrysalis, #1) by M.L. Lacy by M.L. Lacy
5.4 New Job, New You by Alexandra Levit
5.5 A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
5.6 Beauty Queens by Libba Bray Young Adult Fiction
5.7 Blameless by Gail Carriger
5.8 The Divide by Elizabeth Kay 320 pages
5.9 Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen Melissa rated it 1 star
5.10 Things I Want My Daughters to Know by Elizabeth Noble

10 Point Tasks
10.1 The Client by John Grisham
10.2 Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum historical fiction
10.3 Dragon Tears by Dean Koontz
10.4 Blue Moon by Alyson Noel
10.5 I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak Australia
10.6 Prom Nights from Hell by Meg Cabot by Meg Cabot
10.7 The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel
10.8 The Naughty List by Suzanne Young
10.9 This Charming Man by Marian Keyes (September 10th)
10.10Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder

15 Point Tasks
15.1 A) My Heart Said No, But the Camera Crew Said Yes! by Bradley Sands C)Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard
15.2 A) Little Miss Straight Lace by Maria Elizabeth Romana B) Torment by Lauren Kate
15.3 A) Daughter of Winter by Pat Lowery Collins and B) Song of the Nile by Stephanie Dray The Great Pyramid
15.4 B) Looking for Alaska by John Green c) Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2) by Maggie Stiefvater by Maggie Stiefvater
15.5 The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht
15.6 Kiss the Girls by James Patterson
15.7 Chart Throb by Ben Elton
15.8 Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel (December 2009)
15.9 Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
15.10Radiant Shadows by Melissa Marr


20 Point Tasks
20.1 A) Marshmallows for Breakfast by Dorothy Koomson
20.2 1) An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
20.3 Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts (Whit)
20.4 4) Lover Awakened by J.R. Ward (bookswap)
20.5 B) The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor
20.6 Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden
20.7 Dance Upon the Air by Nora Roberts
20.8 Please Stop Laughing at Me... One Woman's Inspirational Story by Jodee Blanco
20.9
20.10 Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld


25 Point Tasks

25.1 White Lilacs The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares Sweetbriar Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
25.2 A) The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters and Dark Parties by Sara Grant
25.3 Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor by Lisa Kleypas and Rainshadow Road by Lisa Kleypas
25.4 December A) The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory January B) Trail of Tears by Gloria Jahoda
25.5 A) One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey C) High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
25.6
25.7 a) Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson B) The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
25.8
25.9


message 20: by Pollyanna (last edited Nov 30, 2011 11:23AM) (new)

Pollyanna (polly8) | 114 comments 30 Point Tasks

30.1 1)Bitter Melon by Cara Chow (Winter Melon soup) 6) An Inconvenient Wife by Megan Chance (Megan)
30.2 A) Midnight Alley by Rachel Caine B) Ill Wind by Rachel Caine
30.3 White Fangby Jack London
B) The India Fan by Victoria Holt
30.4 A) 1- Catch-22 by Joseph Heller B) 6 - Cross Bones by Kathy Reichs
30.5 Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder - Joy to the World and Strange Angels by Lili St. Crow - Hark the Herald Angels Sing
30.6 2) The Alibi by Sandra Brown 5) Hot Ice by Nora Roberts Electric term Hot.
30.7 1 heads, 1 tails - Darkest Mercy (Wicked Lovely, #5) by Melissa Marr by Melissa Marr and Riders of the Spew by Robert Lee Thompson by Robert Lee Thompson


message 21: by Aneeqah (last edited Jan 16, 2012 01:34PM) (new)

Aneeqah | 70 comments Points this post: 95
Total points: 175
Tasks Completed: 11
GR Authors: 7
Big Books: 0

5 Point Tasks

5.1-
5.2- Haven (Winterhaven, #1) by Kristi Cook [Butterfly on cover]
5.3- Immortal (Immortal, #1) by Gillian Shields [Round necklace]
5.4- Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally [My goal- to play more sports, in this book, main character plays football]
5.5-
5.6- The Name of the Star (Shades of London, #1) by Maureen Johnson [Nominated in YA Fantasy/ Sci-fi Category]
5.7- A Million Suns (Across the Universe, #2) by Beth Revis [Part of trilogy]
5.8- Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick [640 pages- divisible by 4]
5.9- Fallen by Lauren Kate [Friend rated it 2 stars]
5.10- The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #1) by Michelle Hodkin [Author's Last name starts with H]

10 Point Tasks

10.1- Wicked Lovely (Wicked Lovely, #1) by Melissa Marr [Have been waiting to read for a while]
10.2- The Faerie Ring (The Faerie Ring, #1) by Kiki Hamilton [From Paranormal romance shelf]
10.3- Firelight (Firelight, #1) by Sophie Jordan [Has dragons as main theme]
10.4- Crossed (Matched, #2) by Ally Condie [Blue and White cover]
10.5-
10.6- Awaken (Awaken, #1) by Katie Kacvinsky [Flowers on cover]
10.7- Unearthly (Unearthly #1) by Cynthia Hand [Has word EARTH in it]
10.8- Hound Dog True by Linda Urban [Has less than 1,000 ratings]
10.9- Carrier of the Mark (Carrier Trilogy, #1) by Leigh Fallon [Author's sign is Taurus- born April 24th]
10.10- Any book!


15 Point Tasks

15.1-
15.2- BOOK A: Hallowed (Unearthly, #2) by Cynthia Hand [Option B- Beautiful dress]
BOOK B: Matched (Matched, #1) by Ally Condie [Option B- Beautiful dress]

15.3- BOOK A: Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn [Snowy scene]
BOOK B: Nick &Amp; Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn [Set in NY]
15.4- BOOK A: The Emerald Atlas (The Books of Beginning, #1) by John Stephens [Option C- Green cover]
BOOK B: Dead Beautiful (Dead Beautiful, #1) by Yvonne Woon [Option C- Green cover]
15.5- Witchlanders by Lena Coakley [New to me author, published August 30, 2011]
15.6-
15.7-
15.8- Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1) by Beth Revis [On Winter 2011 Kids'Indie Next List- Teens]
15.9- Silence (Hush, Hush, #3) by Becca Fitzpatrick [Angel Book]
15.10- Any book!

20 Point Tasks

20.1- The Future of Us by Jay Asher [Option D- Couple on the cover and is Romance]
20.2- City of Orphans by Avi [Option 1- Main character is under age of 18- he's 13]
20.3- The Trouble with May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm [Has letters T T W M A Y- Anagoram: WATT]

20.4- A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness [Option 4- Got book for free from library!]

20.5- Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai [Option A- Talks about Vietnam War]
20.6-
20.7- Everneath (Everneath, #1) by Brodi Ashton [Option B- Has word EVER in it]
20.8- Shatter Me (Shatter Me, #1) by Tahereh Mafi [Has word ME in it]
20.9-
20.10- Leviathan (Leviathan, #1) by Scott Westerfeld [Group Read- Need to post in discussion!]


25 Point Tasks

25.1- BOOK A: A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan [Flower- White lilacs- YA book]
BOOK B: Incarnate (Newsoul, #1) by Jodi Meadows [Flower- Hibiscus- Book with beautiful cover]

25.2- BOOK A: Cloaked by Alex Flinn [Option 3:Author's name is Alex, which is nickname of Alexandra]
BOOK B: Halo (Halo, #1) by Alexandra Adornetto [See above!]
25.3- BOOK A: Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2) by Richelle Mead [Holiday theme] BOOK B: Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead [Same series as Frostbite]
25.4- BOOK A: Life as We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1) by Susan Beth Pfeffer [Option A Part 1- Has moon on the cover]
BOOK B: **** The Summoning (Darkest Powers, #1) by Kelley Armstrong [Option C Part 1- Includes magic in it]****
30 Point Tasks

30.1-
30.2- Author: Maria V. Snyder
30.3-
30.4-
30.5-
30.6- BOOK A: [Book on Kindle]
BOOK B:
30.7- BOOK A: Pretty Crooked by Elisa Ludwig [Got tails- dislike cover]
BOOK B: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi [Got heads- LOVE this cover!]


message 22: by N. (last edited Feb 01, 2012 12:43AM) (new)

N. (nonodisco) | 203 comments ---

5 Point Tasks

5.1 The Lonely Polygamist
5.2 Spanish Fly
5.3
5.4
5.5 Venus in Furs
5.6 Ready Player One (Science Fiction)
5.7
5.8
5.9
5.10

10 Point Tasks

10.1 Light in August
10.2 The Stars My Destination (favorites)
10.3 The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
10.4 Survivor (white cover)
10.5 Who Killed Palomino Molero? (Peru)
10.6 Anna Karenina (cover)
10.7 Peace on Earth
10.8 Elegies for the Brokenhearted: A Novel (199 ratings)
10.9 Talking Into the Ear of a Donkey: Poems (Dec 23, Capricorn)
10.10 ---

15 Point Tasks

15.1 You Don't Love Me Yet (A & C)
15.2 A. Les Liaisons Dangereuses (B)
15.2 B. The Paris Wife (B)
15.3 A. If on a Winter's Night a Traveler
15.3 B. Serious Men: A Novel (Red Fort; India)
15.4 A. The Garden of Last Days (cover)
15.4 B. Loud in the House of Myself: Memoir of a Strange Girl (cover)
15.5 All About Love: Anatomy of an Unruly Emotion (April 2011)
15.6 Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders
15.7 East, West
15.8 This Burns My Heart (July 2011)
15.9 Angels and Demons
15.10 The Bathroom

20 Point Tasks

20.1 The Temple of the Golden Pavilion (F)
20.2 Once Upon a River (1)
20.3 Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned (BEER)
20.4 Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
20.5 World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War (B, war in title)
20.6 The Science of Kissing: What Our Lips Are Telling Us
20.7 Happiness Is a Chemical in the Brain: Stories (B)
20.8 Just My Type: A Book about Fonts
20.9 American Gods (D, Religion)
20.10 Leviathan

25 Point Tasks

25.1 A. For The Win (YA)
25.1 B. Trespass: A Novel (one word title)
25.2 A. The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains (Nicholas)
25.2 B. About a Boy (Nick)
25.3
25.4 A. Moondogs (A-2, moon cover)
25.4 B. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (C-2, Being For the Benefit of Mr. Kite)
25.5 A. 1984 (Option B)
25.5 B. Little Children (Option D)
25.6
25.7 A. A Personal Matter (Kenzaburo Oe)
25.7 B. Middlesex
25.8 A. Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef (1)
25.8 B. The Marriage Plot (5, PVD)
25.9 A. Flesh and Bone (mystery)
25.9 B. Chocolat (romance)

30 Point Tasks

30.1 A. Dracula (4, initials BS)
30.1 B. Delusions of Gender (6, name: Cordelia)
30.2 A. Dead Man's Folly (Hercule Poirot #31)
30.2 B. The Secret Adversary (Tommy and Tuppence #1)
30.3 A. Where the Girls Are: Growing Up Female with the Mass Media
30.3 B. Girl With Curious Hair
30.4 A. Cloud Atlas (odd)
30.4 B. Ficciones (even, pre-1975)
30.5 A. All Our Worldly Goods (Oh Come, All Ye Faithful)
30.5 B. Brave New World (Joy To the World)
30.6 A. Some Prefer Nettles (1)
30.6 B. History of Beauty (1)
30.7 A. Villain (love)
30.7 B. ---- (hate)


message 23: by Becky (last edited Jan 23, 2012 07:34PM) (new)

Becky (ragamuffin_child) | 68 comments Finished 14 of 58 tasks.
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50.1 - Ms. Anderson's task: For the Love of Middle School
Book 1: The Girls Like... The Scarlet Pimpernel – The Elusive Pimpernel  by Emmuska Orczy
Book 2: The Boys Like... The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) by Suzanne Collins
Book 3: Everyone Loves...Ugg Boots: Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer

30 Point Tasks
30.1 - Cheryl TX/Lori (BNPL)'s Task: Unique Winter Holidays
3. January 12th is Feast of Fabulous Wild Men Day: Love in the Time of Dragons (Light Dragons, #1) by Katie MacAlister
4. January 31st is National Backward Day: The Mostly True Story of Jack by Kelly Barnhill

30.2 Sheila’s Task: One Author – Two Series
Book 1: The Unbearable Lightness of Dragons (Light Dragons, #2) by Katie MacAlister
Book 2: Up In Smoke (Silver Dragons, #2) by Katie MacAlister

30.3 - DLMRose's task: Small Changes or Simple Swaps
Three Days by Donna Jo Napoli
C. Your Wicked Ways (Duchess Quartet, #4) by Eloisa James – D to W

30.4 - Donna Jo's task: Double or Nothing
Book A. The Winding Ways Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts, #12) by Jennifer Chiaverini
Book B. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens by J.M. Barrie – pub. 1930

30.5 - Butterflycager's task: Christmas Carolling
The Holly Sisters on Their Own by Philippa Greene Mulford Little Jordan A Novel by Marly Youmans (The Holly and the Ivy, Little Drummer Boy)

30.6 - Sassafrass's task: The Many Facets of EARTH
3. The Ninth Daughter (An Abigail Adams Mystery, #1) by Barbara Hamilton
5. Dragon in Chains (Moshui, #1) by Daniel Fox

30.7 - Delicious Dee's task: Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover
Daughter of Venice by Donna Jo Napoli Sweetly (Fairytale Retellings, #2) by Jackson Pearce

25 Point Tasks
25.1 - Rachel Lee's task: Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
Marigold (pain and grief): Read a book where death is central to the plot - Murder Most Delectable Savory Tales of Culinary Crimes (Murder Most Series) by Martin H. Greenberg
Sweetbriar (simplicity): Read a book with a one word title - Princess A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia by Jean P. Sasson

25.2 - Jenn Renee's task: Santa by any other name is..... well, still Santa
Option 2: Atlantis Rising (Warriors of Poseidon, #1) by Alyssa Day American Idle by Alesia Holliday

25.3 - Mrs. Soule's task: A Series in Your Stocking
Visions of Sugar Plums, Smokin’ Seventeen

25.4 - Sandy’s Task: On This Day in History
A. December - 1. Charming the Prince (Fairy Tales, #1) by Teresa Medeiros
B. January - 1. The Dragon's Apprentice (The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica, #5) by James A. Owen

25.5 - Mstan's task: "Movies - Ruining (Advertising?) the Book Since..."
Option B: Stay Home; Read The Book: The Help by Kathryn Stockett (4.45 / 75%)
Option C: Larger than Life: Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote (3.84 / 88%)

25.6 - Laurie ME's task: Winter Fun and Games
Book 1: Murder on Ice
Book 2: Mediterranean Heroes

25.7 - Amanda A's task: Name Train
Book 1 - queenarweN – The King of Mulberry Street – Donna Jo Napoli
Book 2 - DonnA - Nimisha’s Ship – Anne McCaffrey

25.8 - Gayla's task: 2011: The Year in Review
1. Read one of the 100 Notable Books of 2011, according to the New York Times – 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
3. Read a book (fiction or non-fiction) about the British royal family – Between Two Queens (Secrets of the Tudor Court, #2) by Kate Emerson

25.9 - Denise NC’s Task: My Favorite Genres
Option 5 – Romance – With Every Breath by Lynn Kurland
Option 6 – Historical Fiction – By Royal Decree (Secrets of the Tudor Court, #3) by Kate Emerson

20 Point Tasks
20.1 Most Improved Player - D. Snuggle With Your Honey - All I Ever Wanted by Kristan Higgins

20.2 Rookie on Top - Connie's task: The Nutcracker
1. Clara and Fritz, the Stahlbaum children: Changing Tunes

20.3 - Best Review - Chris MD's task: Words Among Friends
Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel – SOAP

20.4 - Author! Author! - Valorie's task: Happy New Year!!
5. Take a Trip/Vacation: Ireland – Emerald Magic

20.5 - Bigger is Better - Bec's task: Off to War
Option B: Warprize

20.6 Seasoned Reader - Joanna T's task: Microhistory! (post 874)
The Ghost Map

20.7 - Shorter is Sweeter - Stacie MI's task: And They Lived Happily Ever After
Option A: Time’s Child

20.8 It's My Birthday - Dionisia's task: ...and it's all about ME (Myself, and I)
My Life as Laura

20.9 - Lucky Me! - Luckngrace's task: Honoring the Grands (post 1415)
D. Steps to Christ

20.10 Group Read
"Steampunk" - Leviathan (Leviathan, #1) by Scott Westerfeld

15 Point Tasks
15.1 - A. Waiting for SUPERMAN A Participant Media Guide by Participant Media
C. Same Kind of Different as Me A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together by Ron Hall
15.2 A. The Tapestry Book Four in The Creoles Series (Creoles) by Gilbert Morris
15.2 B. Princess of the Midnight Ball (Princess #1) by Jessica Day George
15.3 A. The New Year's Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts, #11) by Jennifer Chiaverini
15.3 B. The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles, #1) by Rick Riordan
15.4 The Year of Living Scandalously (The Secrets of Hadley Green #1) by Julia London (Secrets of Hadley Green), Olympus by Martin H. Greenberg (Martin Greenberg) (A, B)
15.5 The Dig (Zoe and Zeus Trilogy, #1) by Audrey Hart
15.6 The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon
15.7 South of Superior by Ellen Airgood
15.8 The Lady of the Rivers (The Cousins' War, #3) by Philippa Gregory (Nov 2011)
15.9 Band of Angels A Novel by Julia Gregson
15.10 The Explorer's Code A Novel by Kitty Pilgrim

10 Point Tasks
10.1 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
10.2 Fallen Into the Pit (Felse, #1) by Ellis Peters (To Read)
10.3 Dragon Bound (Elder Races, #1) by Thea Harrison
10.4 Atlantis Rising (Warriors of Poseidon, #1) by Alyssa Day
10.5 Firestorm by Taylor Anderson (in and around the Philippines)
10.6 Destined (Wings, #4) by Aprilynne Pike
10.7 Virgin Earth by Philippa Gregory
10.8 The Phoenix and the Mirror by Avram Davidson (29)
10.9 Heart of the Dragon (Atlantis, #1) by Gena Showalter (Jan 1)
10.10 Lord John and the Scottish Prisoner (Lord John Grey, #3) by Diana Gabaldon

5 Point Tasks
5.1 The Alchemist's Kitchen by Susan Rich
5.2 Lightning Bug by Donald Harington
5.3 Maybe the Moon by Armistead Maupin (Moon)
5.4 Made to Crave Satisfying Your Deepest Desire With God, Not Food by Lysa TerKeurst (lose weight)
5.5 The Face of a Stranger (William Monk, #1) by Anne Perry
5.6 The Son of Neptune (Heroes of Olympus, #2) by Rick Riordan (Middle Grade/Children’s)
5.7 Illusions (Wings, #3) by Aprilynne Pike
5.8 One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez (432 pg)
5.9 The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs (Lisa)
5.10 Forbidden Embers (Dragon's Heat, #3) by Tessa Adams


message 24: by Kim (last edited Nov 22, 2011 05:12PM) (new)

Kim DeCina (ladyindigo) | 45 comments 5.1: The Alchemist (Goodreads author)
5.2: Tithe (The Modern Faerie Tales, #1) by Holly Black (Goodreads author)
5.3: Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin (Goodreads author)
5.4: Professional Tarot: The Business of Reading, Consulting and Teaching
5.5: A Great and Terrible Beauty (Goodreads author)
5.6: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
5.7: Equal Rites (Discworld #3)
5.8: It's Kind of a Funny Story (444 pages, Goodreads author)
5.9: Emma - 1 star by Brittany
5.10: Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America by Margot Adler

10.1: Battle Royale
10.2: Maskerade (Fantasy shelf)
10.3: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
10.4: Outlander (Outlander, #1) by Diana Gabaldon (Goodreads author)
10.5: Morality for Beautiful Girls (set in Africa, Goodreads author)
10.6: Darkest Mercy (Wicked Lovely, #5) by Melissa Marr (Goodreads author)
10.7: Earth (The Book) A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race by Jon Stewart
10.8: Out of Oz (158 ratings at time of selection)
10.9: Ragtime (E.L. Doctorow born January 6th)
10.10: A Game of Thrones

15.1: The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror and The Blade Itself
15.2: The Luxe (Luxe, #1) by Anna Godbersen
15.3: If on a Winter's Night a Traveler (winter) and Invisible Man (set in New York)
15.4: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver (green cover & ecological book)
15.5: The Night Circus
15.6: Dance Upon the Air
15.7: The Golden Compass
15.8: Damned
15.9: City of Bones (Goodreads author)
15.10: Tarot and Astrology: Enhance Your Readings with the Wisdom of the Zodiac (Goodreads author)


message 25: by Almeta (last edited Mar 05, 2012 02:16PM) (new)

Almeta (menfrommarrs)


5.4. Let’s Call it a Goal!
I'd like to see the Rock Bottom Remainders perform in concert. It is probably my best chance at seeing Stephen King, Amy Tan, Ridley Pearson and other authors live. And what a hoot it would be to see the band.
Mid-Life Confidential: The Rock Bottom Remainders Tour America with Three Chords and an Attitude


5.5 the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
Around the World in Eighty Days
Published 1873


5.10.an author whose first or last name begins with E.
The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty 640 pages


10.4 cover that is mainly blue, white, black, combination Envy the Night

15.10 Sweet!: A valentine from your mods- book of your choice
Rebecca


20.2 - Rookie on Top - Connie's task: The Nutcracker
1. Clara and Fritz, the Stahlbaum children
book where a child is a main character.
The Turn of the Screw in which Siblings Flora and Max are harassed by their governess


20.6 - Seasoned Reader - Joanna T's task: Microhistory!
The 13th Element: The Sordid Tale of Murder, Fire, and Phosphorus


20.9A Lucky Me! - Luckngrace's task: Honoring the Grands
Arthur Bryant and John May are detection’s oddest couple: two cranky detectives whose professional partnership dates back half a century.
The Water Room by Christopher Fowler


20.10 Group Read Selection and make at least one post in the discussion thread.
The Beekeeper's Apprentice Laurie R. King is a Goodreads author


25.1 - Rachel Lee's task: Where Have All the Flowers Gone? pick 2 different flowers.
White Lilacs (youthful innocence): Young Adult book.
Bad Kitty by Michele Jaffe
Marigold(pain): Full Dark House


25.3 - Mrs. Soule's task:A book from a normally non-holiday series AND read a non-holiday book from the same series. Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot series
The Labours of Hercules and A Holiday for Murder also known as Hercule Poirot's Christmas


25.5 - Mstan's task: "Movies - Ruining the Book Since..."two books based on

Hi/Hi A. book that has received a 3.95 rating or higher on Goodreads AND whose movie adaptation has received an 80% rating or higher on Rottentomatoes.
The Invention of Hugo Cabret tomato rating 93% Gr rating 4.21

Lo/Lo Option D: In the Eyes of the Beholder Read a book that has received a 3.94 rating or lower on Goodreads, AND whose movie adaptation has received a 79% rating or lower on Rottentomatoes.com's TomatoMeter.
The book Flowers for Algernon has a Goodreads rating 3.86 & Tomatoes rated Charly at 71%


25.7 - Amanda A's task: Name Train
Book 1 - Using the last letter of Readerboard name, a book whose author's first name begins with that letter.
Almeta and The Restorer by Amanda Stevens

Book 2 - Read a book whose author's last name begins with the last letter of the previous author's first name.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Albee


25.8 - Gayla's task: 2011: The Year in Review
4. set in Egypt.
Beyond the Grave by Jude Watson
5. set in Washington D.C. - Occupy Wall Street Oct 1, 2011 The Whispered Watchword


25.9 - Denise NC’s Task: My Favorite Genres
Option 3 – Mystery
Deal Breaker by Harlan Coben
Option Historical Fiction
Mistress of the Art of Death


30.1 - Cheryl TX/Lori (BNPL)'s Task: Unique Winter Holidays - Rolled double ones.

1. January: title includes a word found in the name of a soup.
Yellow Pea Soup - A Little Yellow Dog by Walter Mosley
AND
Lobster bisque - Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O'Nan


30.3 - DLMRose's task: Small Changes or Simple Swaps
book of your choice: Breath

A. added an "e" to that word: Breathe: A Ghost Story


30.4 - Donna Jo's task: Double or Nothing
Book A. The first die was odd, read a an author whose name contains double consonants.
Rolled 3- The Bells: A Novel by Richard Harvell (ll) a GoodReads author, Published June 28th 2011
Book B. The second die was even, book with double letters in the title.
Rolled a 4 –Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse, (dd) (first published 1922)


30.5 - Butterflycager's task: Christmas Carolling
different words from the carol(s).

Winter Wonderland / Winter Garden A GoodReads author
Happy Holidays/No Happy Ending


30.6 - Sassafrass's task: The Many Facets of EARTH
Rolled a 3 and a 4

1. written by an author with 3 letters in their first or last name.
Amy Tan, The Kitchen God's Wife
2. book that has a brown cover,
The Speed Queen by Stewart O'Nan

30.7 - Delicious Dee's task: Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover
2 tails, covers that you wouldn't normally pick up.
The Tightrope Walker by Dorothy Gilman
The Tightrope Walker by Dorothy Gilman has an unattractive carousel horse (I think that's what it is) on the cover. What does this have to do with a tightrope walker?

The Noticer Sometimes, All a Person Needs Is a Little Perspective. by Andy Andrews by Andy Andrews A picture of a briefcase would not be enough to draw me in.

Both of these books were recommendations. I seriously doubt that I would have read them otherwise.


50.
Book 1: The Girls Like... a television show
A Morbid Taste for Bones (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, #1) Ellis peters

Book 2: The Boys Like... "Dystopia."
Make Room! Make Room! by Harry Harrison

Book 3: Everyone Loves...
Die Roll 2. "Fantasy" or "Adventure."
The Water Babies by Charles Kingsley both fantasy and adventure.



message 26: by Amy J. (last edited Dec 14, 2011 11:51AM) (new)

Amy J. | 26 comments 5.1 It's the latest thing
5.2 That Bugs Me
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
5.3 Round Here
I Burn for You by Susan Sizemore
5.4 Let's Call it a Goal
Goal: Travel to London: Soulless by Gail Carriger
5.5 All Around the World
The Time Machine by H.G. Wells First Published 1895
5.6 Other People Liked it Why not Me
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
5.7 Third Stone from the Sun
The Night Eternal by Guillermo del Toro The Strain Trilogy #3
5.8 Jump
Desire Unchained by Larissa Ione (380/4=95)
5.9 Trash to Treasure
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia Miss Reviewer gave it 2 stars
5.10 EARTH
A Red Herring Without Mustard by Alan Bradley

10.1 Climb Every Mountain
American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
10.2 As You Like It
10.3 Here, There be Dragons
Fire Me Up by Katie MacAlister
10.4 Blue, White, Black of the Night
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
10.5 It's Summer Somewhere
I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak
10.6 Can't Wait Till Spring
Evermore by Alyson Noel
10.7 Featuring the Earth
Hallowed by Cynthia Hand Unearthly #2
10.8 Hidden Gems
The Xibalba Murders by Lyn Hamilton
10.9 Earth Signs
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare (Taurus: April 20, 2564)
10.10 The Winter Blues
Wicked Ties by Shayla Black

15.1 Cause Knowledge is Power
A. Leaping Beauty: And Other Animal Fairy Tales by Gregory Maguire
C. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
15.2 Make it Work
Book 1 (the dress):Fallen by Lauren Kate
Book 1 (the dress):Torment by Lauren Kate
15.3 Winter Wonderland
Book 1: The Next Queen of Heaven by Gregory Maguire
Book 2: Wonder = Great Pyramid of Giza Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters Set in Egypt pyramids on cover
15.4 Go Green
C:Howards End by E.M. Forster
C: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
15.5 All Shiny and New
Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson
15.6 Read 'Em There Rights
The Black Towerby P.D. James
15.7 Directionally Challenged
The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike
15.8 What's IndieNext
Damned by Chuck Palahniuk
15.9 Hark the Heralds Angels Sing
Envy by J.R. Ward
15.10 Sweet!

20.1 Baby, It's Cold Outside
D. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
20.2 The Nutcracker
Clara & Fritz: The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
20.3 Words Among Friends
FACT: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
20.4 Happy New Year
Travel: In the Sea There Are Crocodiles by Fabio Geda
20.5 Off to War
The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
20.6 Microhistory
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
20.7 Once Upon A Time/ Happily Ever After
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
20.8 Me, Myself, and I
I Thirst for You by Susan Sizemore
20.9 Honoring the Grands
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
20.10 Group Read


25.1 Where Have all the Flowers Gone
White Lilacs: The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis by
Red Rose: Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon
25.2 Santa's Other Names
1. The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag by Alan Bradley and Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen
25.3 A Series in Your Stocking
1. Wolfsbane and Mistletoe by Patricia Briggs among others
2. Moon Called by Patricia Briggs
25.4 ON This Day in History
December 1: Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
January 1: Caressed By Ice by Nalini Singh
25.5 Movies Ruining the Book
A. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett GR rating: 4.08, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
C. Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter GR rating:3.79, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
25.6 Winter Fun And Games
Book 1 (dog-sledding) The Call of the Wild by Jack London
25.7 Name Train
My name: Amy J
Book 1 (J): A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Book 2 (R):The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
25.8 Year In Review
1. 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
4. Egypt:The Curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters
25.9 Favorite Genres
1. YA:The Luxe by Anna Godbersen
3. Mystery: Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
30.1 Unique Winter Holidays
3.First Drop of Crimson by Jeaniene Frost
6. Emma: Room by Emma Donoghue
30.2 One Author, Two Series
Book 1:Bloodlines by Richelle Mead Bloodlines #1
Book 2: Storm Bornby Richelle Mead Dark Swan #1
30.3 Small Changes, Simple Swaps
Book 1: One Day by David Nicholls
Book 2: (B + one)Zero at the BoneJane Seville
30.4 Double or Nothing
(Odd Roll 3) Book 1: 1Questions and Answers about Islam by Fethullah Gulen Published post 1975
(Odd Roll 5) Book 2:A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Published pre 1975
30.5 Christmas Caroling
Book 1: Silent Night: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Book 2: Little Drummer Boy: Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
30.6 Many Facets of Earth
1. Passion Unleashed by Larissa Ione Book 3 in the Demonica Series
5. (ebook or audio book)
30.7 Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover
Book 1 (dislike): Feed by Mira Grant
Book 2 (like):Juliet Immortal byStacey Jay
30.8
30.9
30.10

50.1


message 27: by Marcia (new)

Marcia | 86 comments 5.1. It’s the Latest Thing! Many Lives, Many Masters: The True Story of a Prominent PSYCHIATRIST, His Young Patient, and the Past Life Therapy That Changed Both Their Lives by Brian L. Weiss
5.2. That bugs me! When Crickets Cry by Charles Martin
5.3. Round Here...... Schooled by Gordon Korman
5.4. Let’s Call it a Goal! Subtle Energy: Awakening to the Unseen Forces in Our Lives by William Collinge (I want to learn more about this)
5.5. All Around the World Soulless by Gail Carriger*

5.6. Other People Liked It, Why Not Me? Just Like Heaven by Julia Quinn*(GR choice award nominee Romance)
5.7. Third stone from the sun Sign of the Unicorn by Roger Zelazny (3rd book in series)
5.8. Jump! Awareness by Anthony de Mello
5.9. Trash to treasure The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera (Dara's read List)
5.10. EARTH The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

10.1 Climb Every Mountain Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert
10.2 As You Like It Shaman, Healer, Sage: How to Heal Yourself and Others with the Energy Medicine of the Americas by Alberto Villoldo (Wisdom Shelf)
10.3 Here, There Be Dragons Dealing With Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede
10.4 Blue, White, and the Black of Night A Girl's Guide to Dating a Geek by Omi M. Inouye
10.5 It’s Summer Somewhere Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandela (South Africa), 656pgs

10.6 Can't Wait 'Til Spring! The Masque of the Black Tulip by Lauren Willig*
10.7 Featuring Earth The Pillars of the EARTH by Ken Follett, 976pgs
10.8 Hidden Gems Awakening: Conversations with the Masters by Anthony de Mello
10.9 Earth Signs The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Aug 24, 1977)
10.10 The Winter Blues Princess Academy by Shannon Hale*

15.1 Cause Knowledge is Power! Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall (A & B)
15.2 Make it Work
1. VELVET Song by Jude Deveraux*
2. The Secret History of the Pink Carnation by Lauren Willig*
15.3 Winter Wonderland 1. Winter Hearts by Maureen McKade
2. The Lives of Children by George Dennison (NYC)
15.4 Go Green
1. Looking for Alaska by John Green
2. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
15.5 All Shiny and New Bloodlines by Richelle Mead*

15.6 Read 'Em Their Writes! Mr. Perfect by Linda Howard
15.7 Directionally Challenged The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle EAST by Sandy Tolan
15.8 What’s IndieNext? Just Kids by Patti Smith (February 2010 Indie Next List)
15.9 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing City of Bones by Cassandra Clare*
15.10 Sweet! Anything!


message 28: by Megan L (last edited Feb 21, 2012 06:58PM) (new)

Megan L Harnett 5 point tasks

5.1 It's the Latest Thing!
The Alchemist's Daughter by Katharine McMahon
2/4/12

5.2 That bugs me!
Moth To A Flame by Ashley Antoinette Snell

5.3 Round Here....
The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong
The Summoning (Darkest Powers, #1) by Kelley Armstrong


5.4 Let's call it a goal!
Do Over by Mari Carr by Mari Carr- Being able to live you life over again with the person you love. I think this would be a goal for me later in life when things get in a rut with the person I love!




5.6 Other People Liked it, Why Not Me?
Bloodlines by Richelle Mead
Favorite book category


5.8 Jump!
Glory in Death by J.D. Robb
296 pages (296/4)= 74



10 Point Tasks

10.1 Climb Every Mountain
Bone Key by Keith R.A. DeCandido

10.2 As You Like it!
Lord Of The Isles by Debbie Mazzuca

10.3 Here, There Be Dragons
Heart of the Dragon by Gena Showalter

10.4 Blue, White, and Black of the Night
Wings (Wings, #1) by Aprilynne Pike

10.5 It's Summer Somewhere
One Reckless Summer by Toni Blake

10.6 Can't Wait 'Til Spring
Immortal in Death (In Death, #3) by J.D. Robb

10.7 Featuring Earth
Hallowed(Unearthly #2) by Cynthia Hand

10.8 Hidden Gems
Midnight's Wild Passion by Anna Campbell - 355 ratings

10.9 Earth Signs
Stray by Rachel Vincent - Birthday 1/01/78 (Capricorn)

10.10 The Winter Blues
Decadent by Shayla Black
5.6 Other People Liked it, Why Not Me?
Bloodlines by Richelle Mead
Favorite book category

5.4 Let's call it a goal!
Do Over by Mari Carr by Mari Carr- Being able to live you life over again with the person you love. I think this would be a goal for me later in life when things get in a rut with the person I love!


5.5 All Around the World
The Luxe by Anna Godbersen


5.10 Earth
Thorn Queen by Richelle Mead

5.7 Third stone from the sun.
The Iron Queen by Julie Kagawa


5.9 Trash to treasure.
Nauti Boy by Lora Leigh
Friend: D.G. Shameless Hussy

Tasks Completed: 6
Points for this task: 5
Total points so far: 30
Books read: 6
Goodreads Authors: 4
Big Books: 500=0, 700=0, 1000=0


message 29: by Cindy (last edited Dec 27, 2011 05:51PM) (new)

Cindy | 883 comments WINTER CHALLENGE 2011 TASKS
Dec 1 to Feb 29

5 Point Tasks

5.1 The Cellist of Sarajevo
5.2 Blackfly Season
5.3 The Sisters Brothers
5.4 Travelling with Pomegranates
5.5 Possession
5.6 The Paris Wife
5.7 Taltos
5.8 What Looks like Crazy on an Ordinary Day
5.9 The Cider House Rules
5.10 One for the Money

10 Point Tasks

10.1 Deja Dead
10.2 The Stone Angel
10.3 A Game of Throne(A Song of Fire and Ice #1)
10.4 The Passage
10.5 The Bridge of San Luis Rey
10.6 The Postmistress
10.7 World Without End(Pillars of the Earth#2)
10.8 The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor
10.9 The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
10.10 The Sparks Fly Upward

15 POINT TASKS

15.1 I Feel Bad About my Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being A Woman
15.2 Pattern Recognition and Skeletons at the Feast
15.3 Tell it to the Trees and The Day the Falls Stood Still
15.4 Bloodroot
15.5 Seriously I'm Kidding
15.6 To Play the Fool
15.7 The Golden Compass
15.8 Sarah's Key
15.9 Pigs in Heaven
15.10 Scarpetta

20 POINT TASKS

20.1 The Perfect Husband
20.2 Snow Angels
20.3 Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Womens Prison
20.4 Blood Diamonds
20.5 The White Queen: The Cousins War #1
20.6 The History of Chocolate
20.7 Only Time Will Tell
20.8 I Remember Nothing
20.9 Tuesdays with Morrie
20.10 The Beekeeper's Apprentice

25 POINT TASKS

25.1 Indelible and A Trouble of Fools
25.2 The History of God and Faithless
25.3 Mistletoe Man and Thyme of Death
25.4 The Winter King and The Midwife of Venice
25.5 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and The Kite Runner
25.6 Double Black and Morality For Beautiful Girls
25.7 Best Laid Plans and Tears of the Giraffe
25.8 We Need to Talk About Kevin and Reading Lolita in Tehran
25.9 Chains and Flesh & Bone

30 POINT TASKS

30.1 Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson and Moonwalking with Einstein:The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
30.2 Bootlegger's Daughter and One Coffee With
30.3 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love
30.4 Three Junes and The Time is Noon
30.5 The Bells and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
30.6 Eat Pray Love and Uncle Tom's Cabin
30.7 Still Alice and The Year of the Flood

50 POINT TASKS

50.1


message 30: by Sarah (last edited Jan 04, 2012 09:20AM) (new)

Sarah (moragepona) | 124 comments Completed Tasks: 9/57
Read Books: 10/65
Read Pages: 3287/29059
Points:



5 Pointers
5.1 The Supernaturalist
5.2 Fragile Eternity
5.3 Inside Out
5.4 Ink Exchange
5.5 The Ruby in the Smoke
5.6 Sing You Home
5.7 Checkmate
5.8 Thirteen Reasons Why
5.9 Shiver
5.10 Radiance

10 Pointers
10.1 Tintentod
10.2 Ashes
10.3 Brisingr
10.4 Knife Edge
10.5 The Summer I Turned Pretty
10.6 The Sky is Everywhere
10.7 The Earth Hums in B Flat
10.8 Nice Girls Finish Last
10.9 The Fellowship of the Ring
10.10 Tintenblut

15 Pointers
15.1 I'll Be There for You
15.2 Fallen & Paranormalcy
15.3 Christmas at Tiffany's & Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
15.4 The Adventures of Robin Hood
15.5 What Happened to Goodbye
15.6 The Surrogate
15.7 The Shadow in the North
15.8 Die for Me
15.9 Angel
15.10 Inheritance

20 Pointers
20.1 Forever Summer
20.2 Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow
20.3 The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole
20.4 Gone
20.5 Leviathan
20.6 Harry, A History: The True Story of a Boy Wizard, His Fans, and Life Inside the Harry Potter Phenomenon
20.7 Once Was Lost
20.8 The Story of My Life
20.9 Murder Is Announced
20.10 The Beekeeper's Apprentice

25 Pointers
25.1 The Iron Daughter & The Iron Queen
25.2 Art Geeks and Prom Queens & The Gift
25.3 The Princess Diaries & The Princess Diaries Guide to Christmas
25.4 The Iron King & Blue Fire
25.5 Angela's Ashes & Atonement
25.6 Chill Factor & It's Not Summer Without You
25.7 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants & Blood Ties
25.8 The Queen and I & Bunheads
25.9 Evermore & Clockwork Prince

30 Pointers
30.1 Stravaganza: City of Masks & Dracula
30.2 Storm Glass & Outside In
30.3 Wicked Lovely & Dark Blue: Color Me Lonely
30.4 Rote Linien. Ritzen bis aufs Blut & The Two Towers
30.5 The Return of the King & Holly Would Dream
30.6 The Baby Planner & Mum's the Word
30.7 Starcrossed & First Truth

50 Pointers
50.1


message 31: by Ann A (last edited Feb 29, 2012 10:55AM) (new)

Ann A (readerann) | 872 comments Tentative reading plan:

5.1. It’s the Latest Thing!- The Alchemist
5.2. That bugs me!
Still Alice by Lisa Genova -Done
5.3. Round Here...
The Lemon Tree An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East by Sandy Tolan
5.4. Let’s Call it a Goal!- Voyager
5.5. All Around the World-The Moonstone
5.6. Other People Liked It, Why Not Me?-GR choice awards-???
5.7. Third stone from the sun.- An Ice Cold Grave
5.8. Jump- When the Emperor Was Divine
5.9. Trash to treasure.- Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet (Susan)
5.10. EARTH- Half Life by Roopa Farooki

10.1 Climb Every Mountain: TBR > 1 yr-Broadway Tails: Heartfelt Stories of Rescued Dogs Who Became Showbiz Superstars
10.2 As You Like It: GR recommended-Tales From Silver Lands or 10.8
10.3 Here, There Be Dragons:A Game of Thrones
10.4 Blue, White, and the Black of Night
River of Smoke by Amitav Ghosh - Done
10.5 It’s Summer Somewhere: Nairobi Heat
10.6 Can't Wait 'Til Spring!
The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai Done
10.7 Featuring Earth:- The Earth is Enough
10.8 Hidden Gems- < 1000 ratings-Tales From Silver Lands-See 10.2
10.9 Earth Signs- The Fellowship of the Ring
10.10 The Winter Blues- Dying to read


15.1 Cause Knowledge is Power!:-Alex & Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence--and Formed a Deep Bond in the Process (Conjunction & Pronoun)
15.2 Make it Work:#1-Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
#2- The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
15.3 Winter Wonderland:
#1-Ice Station Zebra
#2-The Wedding Song - Egypt
15.4 Go Green: Is it easy being green?
Anne of Green Gables
15.5 All Shiny and New: New to me author
15.6 Read 'Em Their Writes!: Knots and Crosses
15.7 Directionally Challenged:- East of Eden
15.8 What’s IndieNext?- The Night Circus
15.9 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing!:-Pigs in Heaven
15.10 Sweet!: A valentine from your mods- Townie

20.1 Cold Outside: Fahrenheit 451 - flame on cover
20.2 The Nutcracker: Coraline
20.3 Words Among Friends:Delhi Is Not Far: A Novel
20.4 Happy New Year:Death in Zanzibar
20.5 Off to War:Shutterbabe: Adventures in Love and War
20.6 Microhistory:#2- A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
20.7 Happily Ever After: Billy Joel, Life and Times of an Angry Young Man or A Matter of Time
20.8 All About Me: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?
20.9 ?
20.10-The Beekeeper's Apprentice

25.1 Flowers:
#1-???
#2-Option (6)
25.2 Santa
#1- Freedom
#2- Call for the Dead
25.3 Series in Stocking: #1- Hercule Poirot's Christmas , #2- Murder on the Links
25.4 Day in History: (2) #1-The Glass Palace, #2-One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
25.5 Movies #1-???, #2-Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
25.6 Winter Fun:
#1-Ice Bound: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole
#2- Someplace warm! ???
25.7 Name Train: #1-Alexander McCall Smith, #2-Rohinton Mistry
25.8 Year in Review:#1-The Uncommon Reader,#2-The Septembers of Shiraz
25.9 Two different series/genres:???

30.1 - Cheryl TX's task: Unique Winter Holidays-
#1-(Rolled 4)-My Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John Adams
#2-(Rolled 2)-Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder
30.2 - Sheila’s Task: One Author – Two Series, #1- The Brass Verdict
#2- The Black Echo
30.3 - DLMRose's task: Small Changes or Simple Swaps:
#1-Light in August
#2-Night
30.4 - Donna Jo's task: Double or Nothing,#1- Waiting for Godot (5-Odd)
#2- Major Pettigrew's Last Stand (4-Even)
30.5 - Butterflycager's task: Christmas Caroling-
#1-The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
#2-Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
30.6 - Sassafrass's task: The Many Facets of EARTH
#1- Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay -Done
#2- Bossypants
30.7 - Delicious Dee's task: Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover: 2 covers I love (Heads twice)

50.1
Book #1-TV show -Brideshead Revisited
Book #2-Dystopia -Catching Fire
Book #3-Fantasy or Adventure -Mockingjay or The Two Towers

Final Stats: 380 points, 26/56 tasks completed, 6 BB tickets, 9 GR authors, 31 books, 10216 pages


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Diane | 742 comments Placeholder


message 34: by Bec (last edited Dec 21, 2011 03:13PM) (new)

Bec (foreverfnm) | 135 comments 5.1 - How to Break a Terrorist: The U.S. Interrogators Who Used Brains, Not Brutality, to Take Down the Deadliest Man in Iraq by Matthew Alexander
5.2 - The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris ***post cover***
5.3 - 1984 by George Orwell ***post cover***
5.4 - All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque - my goal is to write 12 teaching units, and one of them is going to be on this novel.
5.5 - The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky published 1880
5.6 - Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
5.7 - Nightmare by Stephen Leather Number 3 in Jack Nightingale thrillers.
5.8 - The Keys of Hell by Jack Higgins 272pgs/4 = 68.
5.9 - The Grey Man by Andy McNab Waitey1234 raited it 2 stars
5.10 - Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest by Stephen E. Ambrose

10.1 - Tenth Man Down by Chris Ryan
10.2 - Point Of Impact by Stephen Hunter Recommended by my Library Books shelf.
10.3 - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
10.4 - Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War by Karl Marlantes
10.5 - Book set in Southern Hemisphere
10.6 - Book with a flower on it
10.7 - Book with earth in title/subtitle
10.8 -
10.9 - Birthday challenge
10.10 - Any book I've been dying to read.

15.1 - The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy. Option A - Uses conjunction (for)
- The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien. Option C - Uses pronoun (they)
15.2 - dressmaking/dresses challenge.
15.3 - Dark Winter by Andy McNab
- Cold Kill by Stephen Leather which takes place in the Eurostar English channel tunnel.
15.4 - The Real Bravo Two Zero by Michael Asher
-Crossfire by Andy McNab
15.5 - Eyewall by H.W. Bernard published April 2011
15.6 - Hot Blood by Stephen Leather
15.7 - directionally challenged
15.8 - 1Q84 Book 1 and Book 2 by Haruki Murakami Listed in the November 2011 list
15.9 - book with angels or heaven in title/story/cover
15.10 - ANY BOOK I CHOOSE

20.1
20.2 – The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins
20.3
20.4
20.5 - Matterhorn - Karl Marlantes
20.6
20.7
20.8
20.9
20.10

25.1
25.2
25.3
25.4
25.6
25.7
25.8
25.9
25.10


30.1 – The Fellowship of the Rings
- Fight Club
30.2 - Firewall by Andy McNab
- Traitor by Andy McNab
30.3 - Think of a Number by John Verdon
- All That I Am by Anna Funder Changed a to Am
30.4 - The Khufra Run by Jack Higgins. Rolled 3 - Jack Higgins has a double G, book published in 1973.
- Immediate Action by Andy McNab Rolled 6 - Double M in immediate
30.5 -
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30.6 - Dead Men's Dust
- Midnight
30.7 - Pirate by Duncan Falconer has a very nice cover
- Dreamer's Cat by Stephen Leather not a favourite cover of mine.


message 35: by Cindie (last edited Dec 10, 2011 05:55AM) (new)

Cindie | 1717 comments 5.4 THe Passion of Tasha Darksy (goal is to find my passion)
5.10 The Reading Promise by Alice Ozma
10.1 Eat the Document
10.8 Wendy and the Lost boys
20.10 The Beekeeper's Apprentice
30.4 Elusive Hero by Chris Matthews and A Murder is Announced (1950) by Agatha Christie


message 37: by Bea (new)

Bea | 3826 comments My reading plan is here.


message 38: by Heather (Heatso) (last edited Jan 05, 2012 03:49AM) (new)

Heather (Heatso) (hyperweather) | 53 comments


5.1: Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist by Michael J. Fox
5.2: Wings by Aprilynne Pike
5.3:
5.4: Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir by Jennette Fulda
5.5: Soulless by Gail Carriger
5.6: Seriously... I'm Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres
5.7: The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer
5.8: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney
5.9: The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett Blech! Can't finish
5.10: Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris

10.1: Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
10.2: Sloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty ON DECK
10.3:
10.4: Magical Thinking: True Stories by Augusten Burroughs
10.5: Summer and the City by Candace Bushnell
10.6: The Truth about Forever by Sarah Dessen
10.7:
10.8: The Best Girl by Emma Harrison
10.9: The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer
10.10: Hooked by Catherine Greenman

15.1:
15.2: The Luxe by Anna Godbersen and
15.3: ....... and Once Upon Stilettos by Shanna Swendson
15.4: Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and Mates, Dates, and Inflatable Bras by Cathy Hopkins
15.5: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling
15.6: One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
15.7: Witches of East End by Melissa de la Cruz
15.8: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
15.9: Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
15.10:

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20.10:

25.1:
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25.9:

30.1: On What Grounds by Cleo Coyle and Stories I Only Tell My Friends by Rob Lowe
30.2: Queen of Babble by Meg Cabot and Size 12 Is Not Fat by Meg Cabot
30.3: Dead Is the New Black by Marlene Perez and I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You by Ally Carter
30.4: Ruthless by Sara Shepard and The Happy Hooker: My Own Story by Xaviera Hollander
30.5: Mistletoe Murder by Leslie Meier and Don't Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life by Sandra Beasley
30.6: This World We Live In by Susan Beth Pfeffer and .....
30.7: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater and Alison Wonderland by Helen Smith

50:


message 39: by Suzanne (last edited Feb 25, 2012 11:24PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 178 comments The Seasonal Reading Challenge
WINTER CHALLENGE 2011: EARTH
Duration:
December 1, 2011 - February 29, 2011

http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/7...

5.1
5.2
5.3: Round Here......: The Morcai Battalion by Diana Palmer
5.4 Let’s Call it a Goal!: (Laugh More) Seriously... I'm Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres
5.5: All Around the World: Mine Till Midnight by Lisa Kleypas
5.6: Other People Liked It, Why Not Me?: Young Adult - Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
5.7: Third Stone from the Sun: Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
5.8: Jump!: And the Desert Blooms by Iris Johansen - 192 Pages
5.9: Trash to Treasure: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater Penny hated it, I thought it was ok.
5.10: EARTH: Early to Death, Early to Rise by Kim Harrison

And the Desert Blooms by Iris Johansen Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2) by Maggie Stiefvater Early to Death, Early to Rise (Madison Avery, #2) by Kim Harrison Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins The Morcai Battalion (The Morcai Battalion #1) by Diana Palmer Mine Till Midnight (The Hathaways, #1) by Lisa Kleypas Seriously... I'm Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres

10.1: Climb Every Mountain: Two for the Dough by Janet Evanovich
10.2
10.3
10.4: Blue, White, and the Black of Night: Fledgling by Octavia E. Butler
10.5: It’s Summer Somewhere: The Last Summer by Ann Brashares
10.6
10.7
10.8: Hidden Gems: 420 Ratings: The Cannibal Princess by Nalini Singh
10.9: Earth Signs: Born Jan. 1 1976: Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews
10.10: The Winter Blues: Need by Carrie Jones

Fledgling by Octavia E. Butler Need (Need, #1) by Carrie Jones The Last Summer (of You and Me) by Ann Brashares The Cannibal Princess (Psy-Changeling #1.5) by Nalini Singh Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1) by Ilona Andrews Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum, #2) by Janet Evanovich

15.1a:
15.1b:
15.2a:
15.2b: Make it Work: All About the Dress: Juliet Immortal by Stacey Jay
15.3a: Winter Wonderland: Holiday Theme: Holidays Are Hell by Kim Harrison
15.3b: Winter Wonderland: New York City: Conspiracy in Death by J.D. Robb
15.4a: Option C Green Cover: Dead Beautiful by Yvonne Woon
15.4b:
15.5
15.6
15.7
15.8
15.9
15.10

Juliet Immortal (Juliet Immortal #1) by Stacey Jay Holidays Are Hell by Kim Harrison Conspiracy in Death (In Death, #8) by J.D. Robb Dead Beautiful (Dead Beautiful, #1) by Yvonne Woon

20.1: Most Improved Player - Karen F's task: Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Option D: Snuggle up with your Honey: In Bed with a Highlander by Maya Banks
20.2
20.3
20.4: Author! Author! - Valorie's task: Happy New Year!!: 4. Save Money/Manage Debt: Free Book: Austenland by Shannon Hale
20.5
20.6
20.7
20.8
20.9
20.10

Austenland by Shannon Hale In Bed with a Highlander (McCabe Trilogy, #1) by Maya Banks

25.1 - Rachel Lee's task: Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
- 25.1a - White Lilacs (youthful innocence) - Captivate by Carrie Jones
- 25.1b - Red Rose (true love) - Divine Misdemeanors by Laurell K. Hamilton
25.2a
25.2b
25.3: Mrs. Soule's task: A Series in Your Stocking:
25.3a: Wolfsbane and Mistletoe
25.3b: Iron Kissed by Patricia Briggs
25.4a:
25.4b:
25.5
25.6
25.7
25.8
25.9 - Denise NC’s Task: My Favorite Genres
25.9a:
Option 5 – Romance: Lover Eternal by J.R. Ward
25.9b

Captivate (Need, #2) by Carrie Jones Divine Misdemeanors (Meredith Gentry, #8) by Laurell K. Hamilton Iron Kissed (Mercedes Thompson, #3) by Patricia Briggs Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #2) by J.R. Ward

30.1a
30.1b
30.2a
30.2b
30.3
30.4
30.5
30.6 - Sassafrass's task: The Many Facets of EARTH Rolled a 1 & 6
30.6a: Book #2: Visions of Heat byNalini Singh
30.6b
30.7

Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling, #2) by Nalini Singh

50.1


message 40: by RedSycamore (last edited Dec 09, 2011 07:01AM) (new)

RedSycamore | 95 comments Seasonal Reading Challenge -- Winter 2012: Earth



5.1 -- It’s the Latest Thing! --
5.2 -- That bugs me! --
5.3 -- Round Here...... --
5.4 -- Let’s Call it a Goal! --
5.5 -- All Around the World --
5.6 -- Other People Liked It, Why Not Me? --
5.7 -- Third stone from the sun --
5.8 -- Jump! --
5.9 -- Trash to treasure --
5.10 -- EARTH --

10.1 -- Climb Every Mountain --
10.2 -- As You Like It -- Terminal Freeze
10.3 -- Here, There Be Dragons --
10.4 -- Blue, White, and Black of Night --
10.5 -- It’s Summer Somewhere --
10.6 -- Can't Wait 'Til Spring! --
10.7 -- Featuring Earth --
10.8 -- Hidden Gems --
10.9 -- Earth Signs --
10.10 -- The Winter Blues --

15.1 -- Cause Knowledge is Power! -- sub/title conj AND pronoun
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
15.2 -- Make it Work
15.2.1 -- tailoring word in sub/title--
15.2.2 -- Dress on cover --
15.3 -- Winter Wonderland --
15.3.1 -- word Winter in sub/title/setting --
15.3.2 -- set in location of a World Wonder --
15.4 -- Go Green -- Green cover AND non-fic shelved: Environment -- Eating Animals
Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
15.5 -- All Shiny and New -- Published in 2011 AND new to me author
How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive/Swamplandia
15.6 -- Read 'Em Their Writes! -- Law/police officer = main char/subj -- Rankin/LeCarre
15.7 -- Directionally Challenged -- dir./map/globe/compass/chart in title --
15.8 -- What’s IndieNext? -- IndieBound.org -- MonstOfTemp/People of the Bk/The Help/Baudolino
15.9 -- Hark! The Herald Angels Sing -- word angel in title -- The Angel's Game
15.10 -- Sweet! -- Any Book!
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
20.1 -- Karen F: Baby, It's Cold Outside -- Option C: Fire -- A Clockwork Orange
20.2 -- Connie: The Nutcracker -- Option 1: Clara and Fritz, the Stahlbaum children
Treasure Island/(snow crash)
20.3 -- Chris MD: Words w/ Friends -- A People's History of the United States (Pathos)
20.4 -- Valorie: Happy New Year Option 1: Any Owned Book -- Lolita
20.5 -- Bec: Off to War -- sub/title wd war,battle,front,soldier OR bk abt a REAL war
20.6 -- Joana T: Microhistory! -- Poisoner's Handbk/the code bk/Zero/Brunelleschi's
20.7 -- Stacie MI: And They Lived Happily Ever After -- Option A: Once
The Once and Future King/Never Let Me Go?
20.8 -- Dionisia: ...and it's all about ME (Myself, and I) -- Never Let Me Go/As I Lay Dying
20.9 -- --
20.10 -- Group Read -- The Color Purple

25.1 -- Rachel Lee: Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
25.1.1 -- Hollyhock (ambition): Learn a 2nd lang -- Essential French Grammar
25.1.2 -- Flower 2 --
25.2 -- Jenn Renee: Santa by any other name is..... well, still Santa
25.2.1 -- Author name homophone A, pseudonym X, OR nick/name 1--
25.2.2 -- Author name homophone B, pseudonym Y, OR nick/name 2--
25.3 -- Mrs. Soule: A Series in Your Stocking
25.3.1 -- Holiday bk from non-holidy series -- Hogfather
25.3.2 -- Non-holiday bk from same series -- discworld
25.4 -- Sandy: On This Day in History
25.4.1 -- Month X/Option A --
25.4.2 -- Month Y/Option a --
25.5 -- "Movies - Ruining (Advertising?) the Book Since..."
25.5.1 -- Book w.Rating A/Movie w.Rating X -- V for Vendetta?
25.5.2 -- Book w.Rating Y/Movie w.Rating B --
25.6 -- Laurie ME: Winter Fun and Games
25.6.1 -- winter activity --
25.6.2 -- warm getaway --
25.7 -- Amanda A: Name Train
25.7.1 -- 1 Auth. name starts with E or L --
25.7.2 --diff.auth name starts w/ last letter of one of 1st Auth's name --
25.8 -- Gayla: 2011 - The year in Review
1. From NYT 100 Notable Books of 2011
2. 2011 movie was based on book/series (2011 Books to Movies List)
3. book about British royal family or a wedding
4. set in Egypt/Libya/Algeria/Yemen/Jordan/Bahrain/Syria/Iraq/n/Israel/Tunisia/SA
5. about political movement/protest, or set in Occupy movement protest locations
6. book that relates to your memorable event in 2011
25.8.1 -- Option X -- Midaq Alley
25.8.2 -- Option Y --
25.9 -- Denise NC: My Favorite Genres
25.9.1 -- YA, UrbanFant, Fantasy, --
25.9.2 -- Adv/Thriller, Romance, OR Hist.Fict --


30.1 -- Cheryl TX/Lori(BNPL): Unique Winter Holidays
30.1.1 -- Roll(6): Get a Different Name Day --
30.1.2 -- Roll(2): Cuddle Up Day (cozy-mystery.com) --
30.2 -- Sheila: One Author – Two Series -- Author w/ 2+ series w/ 3+ books
30.2.1 -- Series A: any book --
30.2.2 -- Series B: Book 1 --
30.3 -- DLMrose: Small Changes or Simple Swaps
30.3.1 -- Title Word: An -- Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
30.3.2 -- Option C: Swap (An > On) -- On the Road
30.4 -- Donna Jo: Double or Nothing
30.4.1 -- Roll(4): Author has same 1st/last initials -- Robinson Crusoe
30.4.2 -- Roll(2): Double letters in book title -- To Kill a Mockingbird
30.5 -- Butterflycager: Christmas Carolling
30.5.1 -- Let it Snow -- Snow Crash
30.5.2 -- I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day -- One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
30.6 -- Sassafrass: The Many Facets of EARTH
30.6.1 -- Roll(4): auto/biography -- twain/sunburned country/monster of florence?
30.6.2 -- Roll(3): book w/a cover up -- The Postman Always Rings Twice
30.7 -- Delicious Dee: Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover
30.7.1 -- Flip1(heads): Nice cover --
30.7.2 -- Flip2(tails): Ugly cover --

50.1 -- Midpoint Challenge:
50.1.1 -–
50.1.2 --
50.1.3 --

Challenge Totals
Total Points: -
Pages Read: -
Books Read: -
Good Read Authors: -
Big Book Tickets: 500(-), 750(-), 1000(-)


message 41: by Anwen (last edited Jan 15, 2012 03:41AM) (new)

Anwen Ross (anwenross) | 32 comments

5.1 It's The Latest Thing. The Tourist
5.2 That Bugs Me. Secret Life of Bees
5.3 Round Here. Edelweiss
5.4 Let's Call It A Goal. It Matters Totally
5.5 All Around The World. Nicholas Nickleby/others
5.6 Other People Liked It, Why Not Me. Hot Head
5.7 Third Stone From The Sun. Fun with Dick and Shane
5.8 Jump. A Fostered Love/others
5.9 Trash To Treasure. Yakuza Pride/others
5.10 EARTH. Sottopassaggio

10.1 Climb Every Mountain. Submission
10.2 As You Like It. Romance: Dance With Me/others
10.3 Here, There Be Dragons. Dragonwyck
10.4 Blue, White And The Black Of Night. Exercises in Style/others
10.5 It's Summer Somewhere. Wight Mischief
10.6 Can't Wait Till Spring. One Wing in the View Finder
10.7 Featuring Earth. His Hearth
10.8 Hidden Gems. No Surrender/others
10.9 Earth Signs. Virgin in the Garden
10.10 The Winter Blues. Drowning Girl

15.1 Cause Knowledge is Power. A: Pastors and Masters plus C: Ghost on My Couch
15.2 Make It Work. Invit to the Waltz plus Wildfell Hall
15.3 Winter Wonderland. A: A Christmas Carol plus B: Kavalier & Clay/others
15.4 Go Green. Freaky Green Eyes fits A & C.
15.5 All Shiny And New. Woke Up in a Strange Place
15.6 Read 'Em Their Writes. Hard Fall/others
15.7 Directionally Challenged. Across the East River Bridge/White Gold North Africa
15.8 What's IndieNext. Black Water Rising
15.9 Hark The Herald Angels Sing. Sleeping Angel/Fire From Heaven/Winds of Heaven/Tommy Glover's Sketch of Heaven
15.10 Sweet. Any book.

20.1 Baby It's Cold Outside. D: Drawn Together
20.2 The Nutcraker. 4: Perfume/others
20.3 Words Among Friends. The Country of the Blind and Other Selected Stories
20.4 Happy New Year. Secret History
20.5 Off To War. A: English Patient
20.6 Microhistory. Fast Food Nation
20.7 And They Lived Happily Ever After. Love in the Time of Cholera
20.8 Me Myself I. I Capture the Castle
20.9 Honoring The Grands. D: A Simple Amish Christmas
20.10 Group Read. The Beekeeper's Apprentice

25.1 Where Have All The Flowers Gone. Red Rose: Timing plus Sweetbriar: Aloes
25.2 Santa By Any Other Name. 3: Joey W. Hill and Josephine Myles/others OR Ed McBain and Edmund White
25.3 A Series In Your Stocking. A: The Nine Tailors plus B: Hangman's Holiday
25.4 On This Day In History. B: Armistice plus C: Good Thing Bad Thing
25.5 Movies And The Book. Two options: C: Jurassic Park plus D: Inkheart
25.6 Winter Fun And Games. 1: The White Darkness plus 2: Better Than Easy
25.7 Name Train. Garth Nix plus Cicely Hamilton
25.8 2011 Year In Review. 5: Bad Company/others plus 6: Man Oh Man
25.9 My Favorite Genres. 3: Criss Cross/others plus 5: Miss B Married/others

30.1 Unique Winter Holidays. Rolled 3 & 5. 3: 50 Reasons To Say Goodbye plus 5: Clear Water
30.2 One Author, Two Series. Fatal Shadows plus Dangerous Ground
30.3 Small Changes Or Simple Swaps. Confessions of an Air Hostess plus On the Road/others
30.4 Double Or Nothing. Rolled 1 & 3 - both odd. One pre- one post-1975. A: Like a Sparrow plus B: Miss Buncle's Book/others
30.5 Christmas Carolling. Winter Warmers plus John Lennon
30.6 Many Facets Of Earth. Rolled 1 and 4. 1: Sleight of Hand plus 4: I Am Not Myself/others
30.7 Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover. 1 heads/1 tails. A: A Note in the Margin/others plus B: Settling the Score/others

50.1


message 42: by Vikki (last edited Jan 20, 2012 04:33PM) (new)

Vikki (silverstarz) | 55 comments 5.1 - It's The Latest Thing
title containing "ist"

5.2 - That Bugs Me
Read a book with an insect on the cover or in the title or subtitle. The word "bug" or "insect" will also work, as will a picture of a bug on the cover even if you can't exactly identify it!

5.3 - Round Here
Something round on cover

5/4 - Let's Call It A Goal
A book with something you'd like to do in 2012

5.5 - All Around The World
Bleak House

5.6 - Other People Liked It, Why Not Me?
Nominated in 2011 Choice Awards
A Discovery of Witches

5.7 - Third Stone From The Sun
part of a trilogy in #3 in a series
Judas Kiss

5.8 - Jump!
pages divisible by 4
Snow Blind DONE

5.9 - Trash To Treasure
Book a GR friend rated 1/2 stars
Shiver DONE

5.10 - EARTH
Author who's first or last names begin with E A R T or H
The Magic of Christmas by Trisha Ashley DONE

10.1 Climb Every Mountain
Book in TBR list for 1 year
Divine by Blood

10.2 - As You Like It
Recommendation

10.3 - Here, There Be Dragons
Features a dragon

10.4 - Blue, White & The Black of Night
mainly blue/white/black cover
The Christmas Cookie Club by Ann Pearlman DONE

10.5 - It's Summer Somewhere
southern hemisphere / set in summer

10.6 - Can't Wait Until Spring
nonfiction book about gardening, a novel featuring a gardener, or a book with a flower (or flowers) on the cover

10.7 - Featuring Earth
Earth in title/subtitle/series

10.8 - Hidden Gems
Book with less than 1000 ratings
Following Atticus: Forty-Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship
120 ratings

10.9 - Earth Signs
Author born under Earth sign (Capricorn, Taurus, Virgo)

10.10 - Winter Blues
Book been dying to read

15.5 - All Shiny & New
Book published since January 1st 2011 by a new-to-you author
The Night Before Christmas DONE

15.10 - Sweet
Book of own choice
Persuasion DONE

20.4 - Author! Author! - Valorie's task: Happy New Year!!
5- Take a Trip/Vacation: Read a book that takes place in a city, state, or country you want to visit.
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow DONE

25.5 Where Have All The Flowers Gone?
Red Rose - romance - Baby It's Cold Outside
Sweetbriar - one word title Destined DONE

30.6 - The Many Facets Of Earth
4: autobiography/biography
Rescue Me: My Life with the Battersea Dogs6: 2nd/6th/10th book in a series
14 DONE


message 43: by Erin (last edited Feb 29, 2012 06:35PM) (new)

Erin 5 POINTS
1. The Accidental Tourist
2. Little Bee
3. Elsewhere
4. Medieval and Early Renaissance Medicine
5. The French Lieutenant's Woman
6. In the Garden of Beasts
7. Three to Get Deadly
8. Colonial Pathologies
9. The Count of Monte Cristo (Erin)
10. Trucking Country

10 POINTS
1. Private Eyes
2. These is My Words
3. Red Dragon
4. Ordered to Care
5. Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
6. New Moon
7. The Earth, my Butt, and Other Big Round Things
8. Science and the Practice of Medicine in the 19th Century
9. Loves Music, Loves to Dance
10. One Hundred Years of Solitude

15 POINTS
1. Impossible Subjects(A) and The Health of the Country(C)
2. Eye of the Needle and The Queen's Fool
3. Wintergirls and Into Thin Air (Mt. Everest)
4. Green Angel
5. History of the World According to Facebook
6. Blue Blood
7. Radical Unionism in the Midwest, 1900-1950
8. Room (2011 Summer Reading Group)
9. Angels and Demons
10. Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go

20 POINTS
1. Dead Until Dark (F - dark rum)
2. A War of Nerves
3. Suffering in the Land of Sunshine (slots)
4. The Cigarette Century (4)

5. Pathologies of Power
6. Bittersweet
7. The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid

8. I'm a Stranger Here Myself
9. The Poisonwood Bible
10. Leviathan

25 POINTS
1. The Gospel of Germs (Hollycock) and Pretty Little Liars (Plumeria)
2. Making a New Deal (Lizabeth) and Saving CeeCee Honeycutt (Beth) (Option #3)
3. Four to Score and Visions of Sugar Plums
4. King of Torts (A1) and Harvesting the Heart (C2)
5. The Princess Bride (A) and Holes (D)
6. The Outlander and A Salty Piece of Land
7. The Bean Trees and Skinny Legs and All
8. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2) and Warriors Don't Cry (5)
9. Pretties (1) and E is for Evidence (3)

30 POINTS
1. Murder on the Orient Express (2) and Darkly Dreaming Dexter (3)
2. 1st to Die and Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment
3. The Cholera Years and The Year of Magical Thinking
4. Frankenstein (1) and Fast Food Nation (3)
5. Friday Night Lights (Silent Night) and Boy Meets Boy (Little Drummer Boy)
6. The Plot Against America (2) and How I Live Now (5)
7. Mountains Beyond Mountains and Best Stories of Fydor Dostoevsky (2 tails)

50 POINTS
1. Pride and Prejudice, Fahrenheit 451, and Gym Candy (4)

BOOKS READ: 13/75
TASKS COMPLETED: 9/60
TOTAL POINTS: 130/985


message 44: by Carla (last edited Feb 29, 2012 07:32AM) (new)

Carla Ruffer (hpaddict) | 118 comments hpaddict

5.3 Round Here The Last Templar by Raymond Khoury - round medallion

5.5 All Around the World The Kingdom of Ohio by Matthew Flaming - set in 1901

5.8 Jump! Hard Sell Now a Major Motion Picture Love and Other Drugs by Jamie Reidy - 224 pages

10.1 Climb Every Mountain In Cold Blood by Truman Capote - on my mental list for at least 2 years

10.5 It's Summer Somewhere The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay - set in South Africa

10.6 Can't Wait 'Til Spring The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy

10.8 Hidden Gems Dimanche and other stories by Irène Némirovsky - 403 rates

10.10 The Winter Blues Becoming Jane Eyre by Sheila Kohler

15.1 Cause Knowledge Is Power! Lord John And The Brotherhood Of The Blade (Lord John Grey, #2) by Diana Gabaldon - A & C

15.9 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing Under the Banner of Heaven A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer

20.10 Group Read The Color Purple by Alice Walker

25.4 On This Day in History A = Four Queens The Provençal Sisters Who Ruled Europe by Nancy Goldstone & C = To Be Queen A Novel of the Early Life of Eleanor of Aquitaine by Christy English for Sargent Pepper song "A Day in the Life" - double check with moderators if subtitles are acceptable

25.5 Movies - Ruining (Advertising?) the Book Since..." A = Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling - GR rating = 4.27, rotten tomatoes rating = 80% & B = The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #2) by C.S. Lewis - GR rating = 4.10 , rotten tomatoes rating = 76%

25.8 Year in Review 2 = Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling - 2011 movie = HP 7.2 & 5 = A Mighty Long Way My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School by Carlotta Walls LaNier - set in Little Rock, AR, an occupied city

30.7 Don't Judge a Book By It's Cover The Neverending Story by Michael Ende & Up Country by Nelson DeMille - rolled 1 head and 1 tail: cover I love = Neverending Story for the detail; cover I dislike = Up Country b/c the author's name is bigger than the title


message 45: by Beth (Beth~a~holic) (last edited Feb 28, 2012 01:14AM) (new)

Beth (Beth~a~holic) (bethaholic) Marking my spot for the plans to come (working on them now after getting the posting format figured out, lol)

5 POINTS
1. The Lonely Polygamist by Brady Udall
2. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
3. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
4. Organizing for Dummies by Eileen Roth (completed 1/30/12)
5. The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross
6. Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson (completed 1/8/12)
7. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
8. Blood Promise by Richelle Mead
9. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (Completed 2/23/12)
10. Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead (completed 1/14/12)

10 POINTS
1. Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion
2. The Midwife's Confession by Diane Chamberlain
3. Dragon Tears by Dean Koontz
4. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman Completed 2/9/12
5. One Summer by David Baldacci
6. Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky
7. Unearthly by Cynthia Hand
8. Vegas Moon by John Locke Completed 1/30/12
9. Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult (completed 1/27/12)
10. The Help by Kathryn Stockett Completed 2/18/12

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5. Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi Completed 2/7/12
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9. Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick Completed 2/24/12
10. Feed by Mira Grant Completed 2/8/12

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Points this post: 0
Total points: 105/985
Tasks completed: 10/57
Books read: 10
Goodreads Authors: 7
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0



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