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message 1: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 926 comments Mod
for you guys participating in the mini-challenges, at the end of the read-a-thon, please take a moment to provide an update of your points ;)

many thanks

message 2: by LynnB (new)

LynnB My January Cover2Cover mini-challenge:

I. Resolution Frenzy - 5 pts/book
1. The Pillars of the Earth (Chunkster to read from TBR)
2. The Sparrow (long-time on TBR)
3. The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb (a Hive challenge task)
4. Trouble in the Brasses (a Hive challenge task)
5. The Merlot Murders (a Hive challenge task)
6. Gun Games (a Hive challenge task)
7. An Irish Country Christmas (a Hive challenge task)
8. Fifth Avenue, 5:00 AM: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and The Dawn of the Modern Woman (a Hive challenge task)

II. Best-of Madness - 1 pt/book

III. Country Spotlight - North Korea - 2 pts/book
1. In the Absence of Sun: A Korean American Woman's Promise to Reunite Three Lost Generations of Her Family

IV. Fortune Cookie - 4 pts/book
1. Jar City (#138 of 382 on current TBR)

Points completed: 46
Resolution Frenzy - 40
Best-Of Madness - 0
Country Spotlight - 2
Fortune Cookie - 4

message 3: by Carlie (last edited Jan 28, 2012 08:04AM) (new)

Carlie (carlievana) | 18 comments January Minichallenge Points Tally

Josephine B. Trilogy 5 points
The Help 5 points
The Hobbit 5 points
Special Topics in Calamity Physics 5 points
Holy Bible: NIV 5 points

Total Points: 25

message 4: by ★Meghan★ (last edited Jan 28, 2012 10:43AM) (new)

message 5: by Nancy H (last edited Jan 28, 2012 07:28PM) (new)

Nancy H | 641 comments Here is my final list for the January mini-challenges:

1. Resolution-frenzy 5 points per book
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (1/2/12)
Grace Interrupted by Julie Hyzy (1/6/12)
Grave Secret by Charlaine Harris (1/13/12)
Grave Surprise by Charlaine Harris (1/17/12)
Now Is the Time for Running by Michael Williams (1/17/12)
Very Valentine by Adriana Trigiani
The French Gardener by Santa Montefiore (1/21/12)
Brava, Valentine by Adriana Trigiani (12/28/12)

2.Best-of madness 1 point per book
PostSecret:Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives (1/2/12)
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand (1/8/12) - Wow! What a great book!
The Year of Living Scandalously by Julia London (1/15/12)
Joanne Fluke's Lake Eden Cookbook by Joanne Fluke - (1/24/12)

3. Country Spotlight 2 points per book
The Orphan Master's Son (1/27/12)

4. Fortune Cookie 4 points per book
The Kid Who Climbed Everest by Bear Grylls

Total points: 50

I really enjoy the mini-challenges, and I try to do as many as I can to 'broaden my reading horizons'! I'm looking forward to the next set.

message 6: by Tracy (new)

Tracy 1. Resolution Frenzy 5 pts

77 Shadow Street by Dean Koontz
The Key to Midnight by Dean Koontz
Raven's Gate by Anthony Horowitz
High Moor by Graeme Reynolds
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

4. Fortune Cookie 4 pts

Son Of Stone by Stuart Woods
Lockdown by Alexander Gordon Smith
To the Nines by Janet Evanovich
The Moonlit Mind: A Tale of Suspense by Dean Koontz
Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich
Evil Star by Anthony Horowitz

Total points 49

message 7: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie (Reading is Better With Cupcakes) (ReadingWithCupcakes) Resolution Frenzy - 5 pts per book
(12x12 Challenge)

1. Dead to the World
2. Fallen in Love
3. Outside In
4. The Awakening
5. Leviathan
6. The Amulet of Samarkand
7. Slide
8. Matched
9. 5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth and Other Useful Guides
10. Double
11. The Reckoning
12. Dust Girl

Best-of Madness-1 pt


Fortune Cookie-2 pts


Country Spotlight - 4 pts


Total Points: 60

message 8: by Amber (new)

Amber I failed miserably at this minichallenge and read only 1 book for the resolution frenzy, Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading scoring a whopping 5 points. I'm shooting for a much higher score for the February minichallenges.

message 9: by Anne (new)

Anne | 289 comments Resolution Frenzy: (A-Z challenge)
1.Xtreme Houses
2.Jane Austen: A Life Revealed
3.Oliver Twist
4.Midnight Riot
5.The Name of the Wind
6.The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 16: 1981-1982
7.V is for Vengeance
8.The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Total points: 40

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Gun Games (other topics)
In the Absence of Sun: A Korean American Woman's Promise to Reunite Three Lost Generations of Her Family (other topics)
Jar City (other topics)
The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb (other topics)
The Pillars of the Earth (other topics)