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If you'd like a place to plan what you'll be reading for the Spring 2012 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 May 12, 2012 07:55AM) (new)

Kathy G. | 2073 comments Kathy G's Spring 2012 Reading Plan

5 Point Tasks

5.1 Silhouette on the Shade-
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
5.2 Get Caught Reading-
The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
POST 48
5.3 Let's Hear it For the Boys-
The Island of Dr. Moreau by H. G. Wells
***Got this from Rick's List- Member since June 16, 2010***
5.4 The FIRE Within-
The Locket: Surviving the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire by Suzanne Lieurance
***F.I.R.E. in title**
5.5 Possession-
Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard Atwater
POST 1264
5.6 SRC Recommends Redux-
The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen*
***#86 on the list***
***I voted for Jane Eyre #21 on the list***
5.7 I Love Paris in the Spring Time-
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
***Author French - writes novels in French**
5.8 Too Long To-Do List-
The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
***on TBR list since May 23, 2010**
5.9 The Devil Made Me Do It-
The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen
***"devil" in title**
5.10 Good Minds Suggest-
A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
***Feathured Author Marilyn Brant suggested this book***

10 Point Tasks

10.1 Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!-
What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell
10.2 "The Shot Heard Round the World"-
The Fighting Ground by Avi
***Set during the American Revolution***
10.3 Run or Ride?-
Beauty by Bill Wallace
***Post- Horse on cover***
10.4 Fire Signs-
Vanished by Sheela Chari*
***She is Sagittarius- Born Nov. 26, 1972***
10.5 All Fired Up!-
Recycle This Book by Dan Gutman
***I have a passion for reycling/Reuse/ and Going Green***
10.6 Middle Name Pride Day-
Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card
***Author uses his middle name***
10.7 Fuel to the Fire-
The Mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis
***First read his book Bud, Not Buddy Oct. 2011- Winter Challenge***
10.8 I Have a Question-
Where the Lilies Bloom by Vera Cleaver
***Used question word "where" ***
10.9 I'm On Fire!-
The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
***I've been on fire to read this book. It's been on
my TBR list and it sounds very touching***
10.10 April Fool's Day!-
Thus Was Adonis Murdered by Sarah Caudwell

15 Point Tasks

15.1 Spring Forward-
Book 1- Spring Forward- Specials by Scott Westerfeld
***Set at least 30 years in the future***
Book 2- Fall Back- A Walk to Remember by Nicolas Sparks
***Set at least 30 years in the past***
15.2 Dewey be Different-
Book 1- Emily Dickinson: Selected Poems
***call #811.4 ***
Book 2- All For The Union
***call# 973.7445 ***
15.3 We Go Together Like...
One Book- Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George*
*** Use "SUN & MOON" so need only read one book ***
15.4 ABC's, 123's-
Bless This Mouse by Lois Lowry
The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs by Betty G. Birney
POST 1627
15.5 ....And XYZ-
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis
***Title has a "Y" in it***
15.6 They're On Fire-
V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton
***New York Times Bestseller List - Jan. 8, 2012***
15.7 Spring into Action!-
Disney after Dark by Ridley Pearson
*** Adventure genre on the main page ***
15.8 International Worker's Day-
The Magician's Nephew by C. S. Lewis
***Magician is a profession ***
15.9 Geek Pride Day-
The Arctic Incident by Eoin Colfer
***Main character is a genius ***
15.10 Where There's Smoke....
Firestarter by Stephen King
***main character is a pyromaniac ***

20 Point Tasks

20.1 Most Improved: Jen C's Task - Clean those shelves!
Option 1- read any book you own as of March 1st
Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
20.2 Rookie at the Top- Queenwarwen's Task- April Shower
Option B. #1- Read a book about flowers or a garden
Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen*
POST 393
20.3 Best Review: Chris MD's Task: Fiery Tunes
***I chose the song "Fire and Rain" using the word RAIN***
The Right Attitude to Rain by Alexander McCall Smith*
POST 1248
20.4 Author! Author!: Skandia's Task: To be continued .... In Spring!
I read book #3 in the series: The Last Dragon Chronicles for the Winter Challenge--
So- Book #4
The Fire Eternal by Chris D'Lacey
20.5 Bigger is Better-
20.6 Seasoned Reader: Jennifer W's Task- She Works Hard for the Money
***I rolled a one- Mental Health-- Character has a mental illness***
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
20.7 Shorter is Sweeter: Jayalalita's Task - Happy Rama Navami!
***Book with a mythical slant/ mythology/ forklore***
A String in the Harp by Nancy Bond
20.8 It's My Birthday: Mary Beth's Task- Party Time!
***This book has only 72 ratings***
The Flying Cavalier by Gilbert Morris
20.9 Lucky Me!: Bea's Task: I Can't Wait for Spring!
Option 4- Colors- Pick a book with a green cover
The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder by Rebecca Wells*
POST 1204
20.10 Group Reads-
Divergent by Veronica Roth*
POST 1589

25.1 Jessica PDX's Task: This One Goes Out to the One I love-
Books A-
The word "STONE" from "Junebug skipping like a stone"
In The Stone Circle by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel*
Book B-
The word "FRIEND" from "But in the same old haunts I still find my friends"
***This book is non-fiction***
My Friend, My Friend: The Story Of Thoreau's Relationship With Emerson by Harmon Smith
25.2 Jenn Renee's Task: Out With the Old, In With the New ... and it's Fire
Option 1- Author's first name begins with "F"
The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor
Option 2- Red Cover
Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card
POST 371
25.3 Coralie's Task: Naming Things-
***Name used--- "Sarah" ***
Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay*
The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen*
25.4 Sandy's Task: More Fun With Words - With a Twist!
A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin, Fenwick Island, Delaware, 1861 by Karen Hesse
***Using the word "MAID" from the anagramed first letters***
Maid to Match by Deeanne Gist
25.5 Laurie ME's Task: 100 Years Ago-
Seven Days to Disaster: The Sinking of the Lusitania by Des Hickey
Baseball Crazy: Ten Short Stories that Cover All the Bases by Nancy E. Mercado
25.6 Keltie Lee's Task: Fire and Ice-
Book 1- Tails- "Desire" in title
A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
Book 2- Tails- "dystopian" novel
Extras by Scott Westerfeld
25.7 Mstan's Task: Cooking with Fire and Back to Basics
Book 1- "cooked dish on the cover" (Post Cover)
Fatally Frosted by Jessica Beck
Book 2- "a food that need not be cooked" on cover (Post Cover)
***I like to eat apples sliced for lunch***
Discord's Apple by Carrie Vaughn*
25.8 Helen's Task: Science Fiction and Fantasy Winners/Nominees
Category 1- Hugo Award Winner for 1983
Foundation's Edge by Issac Asimov
Category 2- Nebula Award Nominee for 1983
Foundation's Edge by Issac Asimov
25.9 Stacie MI's Task: Red Hot-
Option A- a 2 & 3 in the page number
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith* 235 pgs.
Option B- Stanley Cup Winner 2002- Book Pub. 2002
Tithe by Holly Black*
25.10 Mrs. Soule's Task: I love a happy ending!
Option 3-Owl- I prefer literature
***I chose both books from the "Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once" List***
#26- Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
#108- Great Expectations (Penguin Classics) by Charles Dickens
25.11 Kate S's Task: Take to the Links!
Option 3- The Irons- Read a book with more than 25,000 ratings
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak*
***161,459 Ratings***
Option 5- The Putter- Read a book 100-200 pages long
The Black Pearl by Scott O'Dell
***144 pages long***
POST 995
25.12 Denise NC's Task: Easter Eggs and Leprechauns
Book One (Easter Eggs) Option 4- Sparkles- Read a YA book
The Merchant of Death by D. J. MacHale
Book Two (Leprechauns) Option 2- Four Leaf Clover- Read a book that is Action/Adventure
The Lost City of Faar by D. J. MacHale

30 Point Tasks

30.1 Ms. Anderson's Task: We Didn't Start the Fire-
--Chose the year 1961--
***Rolled a 1 & 2 on the dice ***
Green Hills Of Africa by Ernest Hemingway
***Hemingway is on safari in Africa***
Catalyst by Laurie Halse Anderson*
***Author born Oct. 23, 1961***
30.2 Sassafrasss task: "What I want to be" meets "What did I become...."
I wanted to be an Interpreter
The Interpreter by Suzanne Glass
I am a teacher
Good-Bye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton
30.3 Sheila/Kathy G's task: Spring Delights-
Option 1- Photo-Op
A Fine Line by Kathy Herman
***Post Cover***
Option 2- Author has Spring Birthday
The Princetta by Anne-Laure Bondoux
***Author born April 23, 1971***
30.4 Dimrose's task: Burning Ring of Fire-
Book 1- Set in Canada
Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
Book 2- "ing" in title
Listening for Lions by Gloria Whelan
30.5 Donna Jo's task: Climbing the Family Tree-
Book A- Romance
The Second Duchess by Elizabeth Loupas*
Book B- Published in 1951
Foundation by Isaac Asimov
30.6 Delicious Dee's task: Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction-
Option A- Choose Fiction and Non-Fiction
The connection- The London Blitz
Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour by Lynne Olson*
Blackout by Connie Willis (Big Book 512 pgs.)
30.7 Beth NC's task: FIRE ELEMENTS-
Option 1- Shapeshifter
Bear Daughter by Judith Berman
Option 5- Book featuring dragons (or on the cover)
Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
30.8 Meghanly's task: The Breakfast Club-
Option 1- Book over 500 pages
Inheritance by Christopher Paolini 849 Pages
Option 3) The Princess- Printz Honor 2009
Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan

50.1- Cindy AL's Task: North to Alaska
Option 1) Authors name in BERINGSTRAIT, SEWARDSFOLLY
***I used the B and D ***
When Will This Cruel War Be Over?: The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson, Gordonsville, Virginia, 1864 by Barry Denenberg
Option 5) Pick a book from your favorite genre
***I chose YA and Fantasy- This book has both***
Black Heart by Holly Black*
Option 6) Read a book set in Alaska
Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival by Velma Wallis
POST 1461


message 3: by Sheila (last edited Apr 16, 2012 05:12AM) (new)

Sheila (sheilaj) | 2244 comments Tentative Spring 2012 Plan

Completed 5 Point Tasks


5.1 Silhouette on the Shade - Dead by Midnight by Beverly Barton
5.2 Get Caught Reading - Booked to Die by John Dunning
5.3 Let's Hear it for the Boys - The Templar Legacy by Steve Berry Dustin
5.4 The FIRE Within - The Viking Funeral by Stephen J. Cannell FIRE (letters in title)
5.5 Possession - Mallory's Oracle by Carol O'Connell
5.6 SRC Recommends Redux - Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris Number 94 - I voted for book thief and the help
5.7 I Love Paris in the Spring Time - The Paris Wife by Paula McLain Kindle
5.8 Too Long To-Do List - The Villa of Mysteries by David Hewson on TBR for over a year
5.9 The Devil Made Me Do It - Lucifer's Tears - no LP by James Thompson
5.10 Good Minds Suggest - Blue Genes by Val McDermid Laurie R. King


10 Point Tasks


10.1. Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! - Now You See Me by S.J. Bolton Now/Won
10.2. ”The Shot Heard Round the World - Song in a Strange Land by Gilbert Morris 1775-1783
10.3. Run or Ride? - Live to Tell by Lisa Gardner Boston
10.4. Fire Signs - The Midnight Club by James Patterson 22-Mar-47
10.5. All Fired Up! - The Circle of Quilters - NO LP by Jennifer Chiaverini My Quilting Friends
10.6. Middle Name Pride Day - Mobbed by Carol Higgins Clark
10.7. Fuel to the Fire - The Face of Death - NO LP by Cody McFadyen new in winter
10.8. I Have a Question - The Man Who Cast Two Shadows - LP Only by Carol O'Connell who
10.8. I Have a Question - What Alice Forgot - NO LP by Laine Moriarty what
10.9. I’m On Fire! - Red Mist by Patricia Cornwell
10.10. April Fools Day! - Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay humor


15 Point Tasks


15.1 - Spring Forward - Loyalty in Death by J.D. Robb Future 2059
15.1 - Spring Forward/Fall Back - Vanished by Danielle Steel - 1930's Past 11/22/63
15.2 - Dewey be Different - Steve:Steve Jobs in his Own Words by Steve Jobs Biography 081
15.2 - Dewey be Different - Foods to Die For by Patricia Cornwell Cookbooks 641.5
15.3 - We Go Together Like... - On, Off - 1 book option by Colleen McCullough
15.4 - ABC’s, 123’s ...... - From a Buick 8 by King, Stephen
15.5 - ...... And XYZ - Toxic Bachelors by Danielle Steel
15.6 - They're On Fire - The Black Ice by Michael Connelly #11 on hardcover fiction list on Jan 8 2012 for Drop
15.7 - Spring Into Action! - The Paris Vendetta by Steve Berry Adventure
15.8 - International Worker’s Day - The English Assassin - abridged by Daniel Silva profession
15.9 - Geek Pride Day - Mysterious Benedict Society - NO LP by Trenton Lee Stewart
15.10 - Where There's Smoke....... - The Smoke Jumper - abridged by Nicholas Evans


20 Point Tasks


20.1. Most Improved: Jen C's Task - Clean those shelves! - Contagion by Robin Cook audiobook
20.2. Rookie on Top: Queenarwen's Task: April Showers - False Testimony - LP Only by Rose Connors B-May Flowers opt 3 (authors name is a flower)
20.3. Best Review: Chris MD's Task - Fiery Tunes - Lay Down My Sword and Shield-no LP by James Lee Burke Light MY Fire
20.4. Author!Author!: Skandia's Task - To be continued .... in Spring! - Day of the Dead by J.A. Jance next in series from winter I read Kiss of the Bees
20.5. Bigger is Better: Masanobu's Task - A Game of Books - The Gargoyle - No LP by Andrew Davidson rolled a 4 Fantasy - 4. Targaryen:
20.6. Seasoned Reader: Jennifer W’s task- She Works Hard for the Money - The Poet by Michael Connelly rolled a 5 Forensics
20.7. Shorter is Sweeter: Jayalita's Task - Happy Rama Navami! - Wild Indigo by Sandi Ault approved #19
20.8. It's My Birthday: Mary Beth's Task - Party Time! - Trace Evidence by Elizabeth Becka 140 ratings
20.9 Lucky Me!: Bea's Task - I Can’t Wait for Spring! - Calla Lily Ponder by Rebecca Wells option 4 - green cover
20.10 Group Read - The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern


25 Point Tasks


25. 1 Jessica PDX’s Task: This One Goes Out to the One I Love - Where Men Win Glory NF 1979 by Jon Krakauer Oct11, 2009 line 9 "where" of 1979
25. 1 Jessica PDX’s Task: This One Goes Out to the One I Love - Everyone Worth Knowing F 33 by Lauren Weisberger line 3 everyone
25.2. Jenn Renee's task:Out with the Old, In with the New... and it's Fire - Margin of Error by Edna Buchanan option 1 author's name starts with F I R E
25.2. Jenn Renee's task:Out with the Old, In with the New... and it's Fire - Savages by Don Winslow option 2 Red cover
25.3. Coralie's task: Naming Things - Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly
25.3. Coralie's task: Naming Things - Deep Storm - abridged by Lincoln Child
25.4. Sandy's task:More Fun with Words - With a Twist! - Beyond the Body Farm by Jefferson Bass B T B F A L B D E M M A T R I F S  == AFRAID
25.4. Sandy's task:More Fun with Words - With a Twist! - Are You Afraid of the Dark - abridged by Sydney Sheldon
25. 5 Laurie's task - The Watch That Ends the Night by Allan Wolf Titanic
25. 5 Laurie's task - Shakespeare bats cleanup by Ronald Koertge
25.6. Keltie Lee's Task: Fire and Ice - Free Fire by C.J. Box option 3 Fire in title
25.6. Keltie Lee's Task: Fire and Ice - The Ice Maiden by Edna Buchanan heads - fire or ice in title
25.6. Keltie Lee's Task: Fire and Ice - Widow of the South by Robert Hicks heads - Robert in authors name
25.7. Mstan's Task: Cooking With Fire and Back to the Basics - The Quiche of Death - no LP by Beaton, M. C. baked
25.7. Mstan's Task: Cooking With Fire and Back to the Basics - Black Cherry Blues by Burke, James Lee jello
25.8. Helen's Task: Science Fiction and Fantasy Award Winners/Nominees - The City and the City by China Mielville Tied for Hugo in 2010 Best Novel
25.8. Helen's Task: Science Fiction and Fantasy Award Winners/Nominees - The City and the City by China Mielville Nominee in 2010 for Nubula
25.9. Stacie MI's Task: Red Hot - Citizen Viince by Jess Walter 293 paperback
25.9. Stacie MI's Task: Red Hot - The Blue Religion - no LP by Compilation 2008
25.9. Stacie MI's Task: Red Hot - Into the Night by Suzanne Brockmann 2002 Opt. B year of Stanley Cup
25.9. Stacie MI's Task: Red Hot - Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich Opt. C New Jersey Devils
25.10. Mrs. Soule's Task:I love a happy ending! - Penderwicks of Gardam Street -no LP by Jeanne Birdsall Opt a romance
25.10. Mrs. Soule's Task:I love a happy ending! - When the Heart Cries by Cindy Woodsmall Opt a romance
25.11. Kate S's Task: Take to the Links! - Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier option 2 - The Woods (classic) #47 on list
25.11. Kate S's Task: Take to the Links! - Seizure by Kathy Reichs option 4 - The Wedge (favorite author)
Task 25.12: Denise NC’s Task: Easter Eggs and Leprechauns - Full Tilt by Janet Evanovich Book A - Option 1 primarily pink cover
Task 25.12: Denise NC’s Task: Easter Eggs and Leprechauns - Broken Prey by John Sandford 5 stars Jan McGill
Task 25.12: Denise NC’s Task: Easter Eggs and Leprechauns - Concrete Blonde by Michael Connelly 5 stars Jan McGill
Task 25.12: Denise NC’s Task: Easter Eggs and Leprechauns The Monkey's Raincoat - abridged by Robert Crais 5 stars Jan McGill


30 Point Tasks


30.1 Ms. Anderson's Task: We Didn't Start the Fire - The Burying Place by Brian Freeman 1963 - rolled 2 - 2s Freeman born in 1963
30.1 Ms. Anderson's Task: We Didn't Start the Fire - Panic by Jeff Abbott 1963
30.2 Sassafrass's task: “What I want to be” meets “What did I become”... - The Rope by Nevada Barr
30.2 Sassafrass's task: “What I want to be” meets “What did I become”... - A Case in Need by Jeffery Hudson Resp.
30.3 Sheila/Kathy G.-Sp. Fling - Contents Under Pressure by Edna Buchanan opt. 5 der Furitling
30.3 Sheila/Kathy G.-Sp. Fling - Boomsday by Christopher Buckley green cover
30.4 Dlmrose's task: Burning Ring of Fire - Taking the Fifth by J.A. Jance Set in Seattle Washington
30.4 Dlmrose's task: Burning Ring of Fire - The Hanging Tree or Lightninga by Bryan Gruley ing in title
30.5 Donna Jo's task: Climbing the Family Tree - Touching Stars by Emilie Richards Romance
30.5 Donna Jo's task: Climbing the Family Tree - any Danielle Steel or Nora Roberts by Danielle Steel Romance
30.5 Donna Jo's task: Climbing the Family Tree - Hot Target by Suzanne Brockmann 8th in series
30.5 Donna Jo's task: Climbing the Family Tree - Burning Angel by James Lee Burke
30 Point Tasks
30.1 Ms. Anderson's Task: We Didn't Start the Fire - The Burying Place by Brian Freeman 1963 - rolled 2 - 2s Freeman born in 1963
30.1 Ms. Anderson's Task: We Didn't Start the Fire - Panic by Jeff Abbott 1963
30.2 Sassafrass's task: “What I want to be” meets “What did I become”... - The Rope by Nevada Barr
30.2 Sassafrass's task: “What I want to be” meets “What did I become”... - A Case in Need by Jeffery Hudson Resp.
30.3 Sheila/Kathy G.-Sp. Fling - Contents Under Pressure by Edna Buchanan opt. 5 der Furitling
30.3 Sheila/Kathy G.-Sp. Fling - Boomsday by Christopher Buckley green cover
30.4 Dlmrose's task: Burning Ring of Fire - Taking the Fifth by J.A. Jance Set in Seattle Washington
30.4 Dlmrose's task: Burning Ring of Fire - The Hanging Tree or Lightninga by Bryan Gruley ing in title
30.5 Donna Jo's task: Climbing the Family Tree - Touching Stars by Emilie Richards Romance
30.5 Donna Jo's task: Climbing the Family Tree - any Danielle Steel or Nora Roberts by Danielle Steel Romance
30.5 Donna Jo's task: Climbing the Family Tree - Hot Target by Suzanne Brockmann 8th in series
30.5 Donna Jo's task: Climbing the Family Tree - Burning Angel by James Lee Burke
30.6 Delicious Dee's task:Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction - Silent Spirit - option A by Margaret Coel
30.6 Delicious Dee's task:Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction - What You See in Clear Water by Geoffrey O'Gara NF - Life on the Wind River Reservation
30.7 Beth NC's task FIRE ELEMENTALS - the Kiss abridged or Lightning by Danielle Steel option 4 Romance
30.7 Beth NC's task FIRE ELEMENTALS - A Carrion Death by Michael Stanley option 6 467 pages
30.8 Meghanly's task: The Breakfast Club - Bleeding Hearts by Ian Rankin option 3 Mystery, Crime and Thriller Group book end 3/14
30.8 Meghanly's task: The Breakfast Club - Galveston by Nic Pizzolatto option 5 - any library book



message 4: by Dionisia (last edited Feb 20, 2012 02:55PM) (new)

Dionisia (therabidreader) | 436 comments 5 points
1. Sharp Teeth by Toby Barlow by Toby Barlow
2. God's Problem How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question-Why We Suffer by Bart D. Ehrman by Bart D. Ehrman
3. Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil by John Berendt [Harold]
4. Spring Flowers, Spring Frost by Ismail Kadare
5. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
6. The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien [#82, voted for Fahrenheit 451]
7. Madeleine is Sleeping by Sarah Shun-lien Bynum [set in France]
8. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
9. From Hell by Alan Moore
10. Nerd Do Well by Simon Pegg [recommended by Ernest Cline]

10 points
1. The Devil and Miss Prym by Paulo Coelho [devil/lived]
2. ??
3. Happy Kitty Bunny Pony A Saccharine Mouthful of Super Cute by Popink by Popink
4. The Wild Party by Joseph Moncure March [born Leo, July 27, 1899]
5. This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All by Marilyn Johnson [reading and libraries]
6. American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
7. The Fall by Guillermo del Toro [author was new to me in the winter challenge]
8. How I Killed Pluto And Why It Had It Coming by Mike Brown
9. A Lonely Place to Die: A Novel of Suspense by Wessel Ebersohn
10. The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet by Neil deGrasse Tyson

15 points
1. Scorch Atlas by Blake Butler [post-apocalyptic]
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert [Book2] [19th century]
2. The Tyranny of Dead Ideas: Letting Go of the Old Ways of Thinking to Unleash a New Prosperity by Matt Miller [DDC 330.973]
The Revolution: A Manifesto by Ron Paul [DDC 973.931092]
3. Divide the NIGHT by Wessel Ebersohn
Stories for Nighttime and Some for the DAY by Ben Loory
4. Aquamarine Blue 5: Personal Stories Of College Students With Autism by Dawn Prince-Hughes
5. Babi Yar: A Document in the Form of a Novel; New, Complete, Uncensored Version by A. Anatoli
6. ??
7. The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton [adventure]
8. ??
9. ??
10. ??

20 points

25 points

30 points
1.
2.
3. Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper: Tales of Horror by Robert Bloch [Opt6]
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by RobERt A. Heinlein [Opt5]
4. [Book1]
Changing by Lily Hoang [Book2]
5. The Last Time They Met by Anita Shreve [OptA]
Company K by William March [OptC, father's father - William]
6.


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message 6: by Lavinia (last edited Mar 20, 2012 06:52PM) (new)

Lavinia (laviniat) | 54 comments Lavinia's Spring 2012 Reading Plan


5-point Tasks

5.1 Silhouette on the Shade
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky - Heidi W. Durrow
5.2 Get Caught Reading
So Many Books, So Little Time: A Year of Passionate Reading - Sara Nelson
5.3 Let's Hear it for the Boys
In the Woods - Tana French 3/19/12
(from Rich Stoehr's shelves)
5.4 The FIRE Within
Catching Fire - Suzanne Collins 3/3/12
5.5 Possession
The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
5.6 SRC Recommends Redux
The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
(I voted for 5, including The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield; it was at #26 when I voted for it. The Book Thief was #4 when I selected it.)
5.7 I Love Paris in the Spring Time
Paris In Love: A Memoir - Eloisa James
5.8 Too Long To-Do List
Inside The Kingdom: My Life In Saudi Arabia - Carmen Bin Ladin
5.9 The Devil Made Me Do It
The Devil in the Kitchen - Marco White
5.10 Good Minds Suggest
The Bungalow - Sarah Jio
(Sarah Jio was one of the featured authors.)

10-point Tasks

10.1. Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

War Horse - Michael Morpurgo
("War" backwards is "raw".)
10.2. ”The Shot Heard Round the World”
Enemy of the King - Beth Trissel
(The book is set in 1780.)
10.3. Run or Ride?
A Horse Called Wonder - Joanna Campbell
10.4. Fire Signs
Hannibal Rising - Thomas Harris
(Thomas Harris was born April 11 and is an Aries.)
10.5. All Fired Up!
Unwind - Neal Shusterman 3/5/12
I'm currently fired up - obsessive, even! - about dystopian and post-apocalyptic fiction; this is a piece of dystopian fiction.
10.6. Middle Name Pride Day
The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific - J. Maarten Troost 3/3/12
10.7. Fuel to the Fire
History of a Pleasure Seeker - Richard Mason
Richard Mason is a new author to me.
10.8. I Have a Question
What Alice Forgot - Liane Moriarty 3/2/12
10.9. I’m On Fire!
Mockingjay - Suzanne Collins
10.10. April Fools Day!
Bossypants - Tina Fey

15-point Tasks

15.1 - Spring Forward

Memory in Death - J.D. Robb 3/4/12
Mudbound - Hillary Jordan 3/20/12
(Memory in Death is set at the end of 2059; Mudbound is set in the 1940s.)
15.2 - Dewey be Different
Life in the English Country House - Mark Girouard (301.441) and
The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age - Sven Birkerts (028.9)
15.3 - We Go Together Like...
I'm Going To Live My Life Like a Jimmy Buffett Song - Anthony Bjorklund 3/7/12
Haunted in Death - J.D. Robb 3/6/12
(Life and Death)
15.4 - ABC’s, 123’s ......
Aquamarine Blue 5: Personal Stories Of College Students With Autism
15.5 - ...... And XYZ
The Zona - Nathan Yocum
15.6 - They're On Fire
Clockwork Angel - Cassandra Clare
(This book was on the February 12, 2012 Children's Paperback list.)
15.7 - Spring Into Action!
Next - Michael Crichton
15.8 - International Worker’s Day
The Housekeeper and the Professor - Yoko Ogawa
15.9 - Geek Pride Day
Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd - Holly Black
15.10 - Where There's Smoke.......
Grave Goods - Ariana Franklin

20-point Tasks

20.1 - Clean those shelves!
Option 3: The Ruins of Us - Keija Parssinen (published in 2012)
20.2 - April Showers
Oryx and Crake - Margaret Atwood
(I chose Option A: April Showers; this book is #109 on Most Depressing Book of All Time.)
20.3 - Fiery Tunes
Green Heart - Alice Hoffman
(song: Heart on Fire)
20.4 - To be continued .... in Spring!
Delirium - Lauren Oliver
(First in Delirium series - I did not do Winter Challenge)
20.5 - A Game of Books
The Bookshop - Penelope Fitzgerald
(I rolled a 2 - this book is #76 on The Upper Classes.)
20.6 - She Works Hard for the Money
Heat Wave - Richard Castle
(I rolled a 6 - approved by Jennifer here)
20.7 - Happy Rama Navami!
Ella Enchanted - Gail Carson Levine
20.8 - Party Time!
The Various - Steve Augarde
(on 3/2/12 had 418 reviews)
20.9 - I Can't Wait For Spring!
Half-Blood - Jennifer L. Armentrout
(Purple cover - approved by Bea here).
20.10 - Group Reads
Divergent - Veronica Roth 3/10/12

25-point Tasks

25.1 - Jessica PDX’s Task: This One Goes Out to the One I Love

Book A: Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef - Gabrielle Hamilton ("bones" is in the 9th line of the lyrics to "1979")
Book B: The Language of Flowers - Vanessa Diffenbaugh (“language” is in the first line of the lyrics to “33”)
25.2. Jenn Renee's task: Out with the Old, In with the New... and it's Fire
Option 1: The Thief Lord - Cornelia Funke
Option 2: Kiss of Midnight - Lara Adrian (approved by JennRenee here)
25.3. Coralie's task: Naming Things
Lucky Jim - Kingsley Amis and
You Think That's Bad: Stories - Jim Shepard
("Jim" is in the title of the first book and is the name of the author in the second.)
25.4. Sandy's task:More Fun with Words - With a Twist!
Book 1: We're Just Like You, Only Prettier: Confessions of a Tarnished Southern Belle - Celia Rivenbark
Book 2: Cowboy and the Lady - Diana Palmer
(WJLYOPCOATSB -> COWBOY)
25.5. Laurie ME's Task: 100 Years Ago
Book 1: A Night To Remember - Walter Lord and
Book 2: Shoeless Joe - W.P. Kinsella
25.6. Keltie Lee's Task: Fire and Ice
Book 1: Rebellious Desire - Julie Garwood
Book 2: The Other Side of the Island - Allegra Goodman
(I rolled tails both times; "desire" appears in title of Book 1, Book 2 is dystopian fiction.)
25.7. Mstan's Task: Cooking With Fire and Back to the Basics
Book 1: The Tattooed Potato and Other Clues - Ellen Raskin (i.e., baked potato)
Book 2: Heartbeat - Sharon Creech (apple on the cover)
25.8. Helen's Task: Science Fiction and Fantasy Award Winners/Nominees
Book 1: Feed - Mira Grant (Hugo)
Book 2: God's War - Kameron Hurley(Nebula)
25.9. Stacie MI's Task: Red Hot
Option A: Heartsick - Chelsea Cain (326 pages)
Option B: Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse - John Joseph Adams (pub date 2008)

30-point Tasks

30.1 - We Didn't Start the Fire

Peyton Place - Grace Metalious
True Grace: The Life and Times of an American Princess - Wendy Leigh
I picked 1956 and then rolled double sixes.
30.2 - “What I want to be” meets “What did I become”...
Teacher Man - Frank McCourt
SAHM I Am: Tales of a Stay-At-Home Mom in Europe - Christine Louise Hohlbaum
One of the many MANY dreams I had as a child was to be a teacher; now I'm a stay-at-home mom.
30.3 - Spring Delights
Option 3: Jewels of the Sun - Nora Roberts
Option 5: Cinder - Marissa Meyer
Jewels of the Sun is set in Ireland; "der" appears both in "Cinder" and in "der Frühling".
30.4 - Burning Ring of Fire
The Falls - Karen Harper (set in Washington State)
Speaking in Tongues - Jeffery Deaver ("ing" in title)
30.5 - Climbing the Family Tree
Option A: Graceling - Kristin Cashore
(Romance is one of the genres)
Option C: Playdate - Thelma Adams
(My father's mother's first name was Thelma.)
30.6 - Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction
Option 1:
The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever - Julia Quinn 3/14/12
What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew: From Fox Hunting to Whist-The Facts of Daily Life in Nineteenth-Century England - Daniel Pool 3/18/12
(The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever is set in the 19th century in England; What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew is about life at that time.)
30.7 - Fire Elementals
✔ Option 1: Cry Wolf - Patricia Briggs 3/14/12
(the story is about werewolves)
✔ Option 6: Daughters of the North - Sarah Hall 3/12/12 (207 pages)
30.8 - The Breakfast Club
Option 3: The Thief - Megan Whalen Turner
(Currently Reading choice for Nothing But Reading Challenges for April)
Option 4: Ship Breaker - Paolo Bacigalupi
(Printz Award 2011)

Completed challenges: 10
Earned points: 150
Pages read: 4670
Goodreads Authors: 3
Big Books: 0


message 7: by ★Meghan★ (last edited Apr 17, 2012 03:35PM) (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 832 comments ***Meghan's Spring Challenge Reading Plan
Completed Tasks: 5.6, 5.8, 15.4, 25.8, 30.2, 30.3, 30.4
Tasks in Progress: 25.9, 25.10, 25.11
Pages Read: 2428
Goal Points: 140/335

5.1-Shiver
5.2-The Book Thief
5.3-The Fault in Our Stars
5.4-Snow: A Retelling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
5.5-She's Gone Country
5.6- Daughter of Smoke and Bone DONE
5.7-The Little Prince
5.8- Dead Until Dark DONE
5.9-Kisses from Hell
5.10-Sloppy Firsts

10.1-Flowers On Main
10.2-1776
10.3-Half Broke Horses
10.4-Daughters of Rome
10.5-The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared
10.6-Cast in Shadow
10.7-Already Home
10.8-The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
10.9-The Kitchen House
10.10-Bossypants

15.1-The Passage & Sphinx's Princess
15.2-Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter & The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game
15.3-Lock and Key
15.4- 13 Little Blue Envelopes DONE
15.5-Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys
15.6-The Litigators
15.7-The Winds of War
15.8-Beauty Queens
15.9-Steve Jobs
15.10-Chasing Fire

20.1-A Vintage Affair
20.2-My Sister's Keeper
20.3-A Great and Terrible Beauty
20.4-The Struggle
20.5-Juliet
20.6-Geek Charming
20.7-The Lightning Thief
20.8-The Tales of Beedle the Bard
20.9-40 Love
20.10-Divergent

25.1-Crave & Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
25.2-Pieces of Happily Ever After & When You Least Expect It: A Novel
25.3-A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court & 11/22/63
25.4-The Storyteller's Daughter: A Retelling of "The Arabian Nights" & 16 Lighthouse Road
25.5-The Redheaded Outfield and Other Baseball Stories & Distant Waves
25.6-Angel Fire & Bed of Roses
25.7-The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie & Bumped
25.8-The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe & A Game of Thrones
25.9- The Hunger Games (267 pgs) & Good Girls Don't DONE
25.10- Love Comes Softly & At First Sight (195 pgs) DONE
25.11- Darkfever & Susannah's Garden
25.12- Nevermore & Wither

30.1-The Cocaine Chronicles & A Streetcar Named Desire
30.2- Misty and the Single Dad (186 pgs) & The Girl in the Clockwork Collar (411 pgs)DONE
30.3- Ten Things We Did (194 pgs) & Dark Lover (368 pgs) DONE
30.4- Succubus Blues (278 pgs) *GRA* & The Summoning *GRA* DONE
30.5- Storm Glass & The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
30.6-The Art of Fielding & Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
30.7-Peeps & Only His
30.8-Bad Taste in Boys & Hard Love


message 8: by Ann A (last edited May 31, 2012 10:31PM) (new)

Ann A (readerann) | 911 comments Tentative reading plan:

5.1 Silhouette - Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away
5.2 Get Caught Reading - Books
5.3 Let's Hear it For the Boys - Ready Player One (grumpdaddy)
5.4 The Fire Within - ???
5.5 Possession - The Beekeeper's Apprentice DONE
5.6 SRC Recommends Redux - Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
5.7 I love Paris - Suite Française
5.8 Too Long To-do - The Lovely Bones DONE
5.9 Devil Made Me Do it - The Devil All the Time
5.10 Good Minds Suggest -Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea (Johnson)


10.1 Happy Birthday Dr. Suess - Delhi Is Not Far: A Novel
10.2 Shot Heard Round the World - 1776
10.3 Run or Ride? - Caravans
10.4 Fire Signs - State of Wonder DONE
10.5 All Fired Up - Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
10.6 Middle Name Pride - Shutterbabe: Adventures in Love and War
10.7 Fuel to the Fire - Anne of Avonlea DONE
10.8 I Have a Question - Alex & Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence--and Formed a Deep Bond in the Process
10.9 I'm on Fire! - The Dovekeepers DONE
10.10 April Fool's Day - At Home: A Short History of Private Life


15.1 Spring Forward: ??
15.2 Dewey be Different -??
15.3 We Go Together - Neither Here Nor There:: Travels in Europe
15.4 ABC's, 123's - The Tenth Circle DONE
15.5 ...And XYZ - The Septembers of Shiraz
15.6 They're on Fire - V is for Vengeance
15.7 Spring into Action - The Two Towers DONE
15.8 Int'l Worker's Day - The Piano Teacher DONE
15.9 Geek Pride Day - A Wrinkle in Time
15.10 Where There's Smoke - ??


20.1 Clean Those Shelves - The Real Romney DONE
20.2 April Showers - Night
20.3 Fiery Tunes - Catching Fire
20.4 To be Continued... - The Reversal DONE
20.5 A Game of Books - A Game of Thrones DONE
20.6 She Works Hard... - The Black Ice
20.7 Happy Rama Navami - Tales From Silver Lands DONE
20.8 Party Time! - A Chosen Faith: An Introduction to Unitarian Universalism DONE
20.9 I Can't Wait for Spring! - Shanghai Girls DONE
20.10 Group Read - Divergent DONE


25.1 This One Goes Out...
Book 1: A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose
Book 2: The Stranger's Child
25.2 Out With the Old
Option 1. The Marriage Plot
Option 2. Eleven Minutes
25.3 Naming Things
Book 1: The Jane Austen Book Club
Book 2: My Life So Far
25.4 More Fun With Words
Book 1: The Unbearable Lightness of Scones
Book 2: Touching My Father's Soul: A Sherpa's Journey to the Top of Everest
25.5 100 Years Ago - ??
25.6 Fire and Ice - Ice Station Zebra and Mockingjay
25.7 Cooking With Fire - Ella Minnow Pea and The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East
25.8 SciFi/Fantasy - Flowers for Algernon
25.9 Red Hot - Broadway Tails and The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
25.10 Happy Ending! - The Moonstone and The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
25.11 Take to the Links! - The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party and ???
25.12 Easter Eggs... - One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich and Captain Corelli's Mandolin (Chris -H.F. shelf) DONE


30.1 We Didn't Start the Fire - ??
30.2 What I Want to Be - ??
30.3 Spring Delights
Option 3 - McCarthy's Bar: A Journey of Discovery In Ireland
Option 5 - A Passage to India
30.4 Burning Ring of Fire
Book 1 - The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Book 2 - The Art of Fielding DONE
30.5 Climbing the Family Tree
Option A. The Wedding Song
Option C. Light in August
30.6 Sometimes Truth is Stranger
Option A - Left Neglected and Awakenings
30.7 Fire Elementals -
30.8 The Breakfast Club - Serious and ???Shanghai Girls




message 9: by Beth (Beth~a~holic) (last edited Mar 01, 2012 09:00PM) (new)

Beth (Beth~a~holic) (bethaholic) My goal is to complete more challenge that the Winter Seasonal Challenge: Total points: 105/985, Tasks completed: 10/57


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Points this post: 0
Total points: 0/1090
Tasks Completed: 0/62
Books read: 0
Goodreads Authors: 0
Big Books: 500=0, 750=0, 1000=0



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message 11: by Carly (last edited May 28, 2012 08:10AM) (new)

Carly | 260 comments 5.1 -- Silhouette on the Shade
5.2 -- Get Caught Reading -- The Case of the Missing Books
5.3 -- Let's Hear it for the Boys
5.4 -- The FIRE Within
5.5 -- Possession
5.6 -- SRC Recommends Redux
5.7 -- I Love Paris in the Spring Time
5.8 -- Too Long To-Do List
5.9 -- The Devil Made Me Do It -- The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
5.10 -- Good Minds Suggest

10.1 -- Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! -- Knit One, Kill Two ("Knit" spell backwards is "Tink")
10.2 -- ”The Shot Heard Round the World”
10.3 -- Run or Ride?
10.4 -- Fire Signs -- The Mermaid Chair (The author was born on August 12, 1948.)
10.5 -- All Fired Up! -- Photo Finished I'm fired up about scrapbooking.
10.6 -- Middle Name Pride Day
10.7 -- Fuel to the Fire -- The Daughters
10.8 -- I Have a Question
10.9 -- I’m On Fire! -- Mississippi Jack: Being an Account of the Further Waterborne Adventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman, Fine Lady, and Lily of the West
10.10 -- April Fools Day!

15.5 -- ...... And XYZ -- Koyal Dark, Mango Sweet
15.6 -- They're On Fire -- Shades of Earl Grey March 25, 2012 - Hardcover Fiction
15.7 -- Spring Into Action! -- Uncommon Criminals

20.1 -- Most Improved: Jen C's Task - Clean those shelves! -- Wentworth Hall (Option 3: book published on May 1, 2012)
20.2 -- Rookie on Top: Queenarwen's Task: April Showers -- Never Let Me Go (Option: A-2)
20.4 -- Author!Author!: Skandia's Task - To be continued .... in Spring! -- Homicide In Hardcover
20.5 -- Bigger is Better: Masanobu's Task - A Game of Books -- A Beautiful Blue Death (I rolled a three and the book is set in the winter.)
20.7 -- Shorter is Sweeter: Jayalalita's Task - Happy Rama Navami! -- Beauty
20.9 -- Lucky Me!: Bea's Task - I Can’t Wait for Spring! -- Gunpowder Green Option 3

25.10.1 -- Mrs. Soule's Task:I love a happy ending! -- Gardenias for Breakfast: A Women of Faith Novel (Option B: #4 Rabbit)
25.10.2 -- Mrs. Soule's Task:I love a happy ending! -- Ruthless (Option B: #6 Roo)

25.12.1 -- Denise NC’s Task: Easter Eggs and Leprechauns -- The Daughters Take the Stage (Book A - Option 4)
25.12.2 -- Denise NC’s Task: Easter Eggs and Leprechauns -- In the Belly of the Bloodhound: Being an Account of a Particularly Peculiar Adventure in the Life of Jacky Faber (Book B - Option 2)

30.3.1 -- Sheila/Kathy G's task: Spring Delights -- The Daughters Break the Rules (Option 5: "der Frühling" - "er" in "Daughters")
30.3.2 -- Sheila/Kathy G's task: Spring Delights -- The Fleet Street Murders The Fleet Street Murders (Charles Lenox Mysteries, #3) by Charles Finch (Option 3: Book with a green cover.)
30.8.1 -- Meghanly's task: The Breakfast Club -- Under the Jolly Roger: Being an Account of the Further Nautical Adventures of Jacky Faber (Option 1: The Brain - 518 pages)
30.8.2 -- Meghanly's task: The Breakfast Club -- The September Society (Option 5: The Criminal - I borrowed the book from the library.)


message 12: by Fiona (Titch) (last edited Feb 19, 2012 10:03AM) (new)

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30.1 Ms. Anderson's Task: We Didn't Start the Fire (1960 - double 3)


message 13: by Jennifer N. (last edited Jun 01, 2012 11:09AM) (new)

Jennifer N. | 423 comments My Reading Plan

5 Point Tasks
5.1 Silhouette on the Shade - Dark Gold - Post 601
5.2 Get Caught Reading - The Graveyard Book - Post 1577
5.3 Let's Hear it For the Boys - Hoot - Post 887
5.4 The FIRE Within - Fifty Shades of Grey - Post 887
5.5 Possession - Gabriel's Inferno - Post 887
5.6 SRC Recommends Redux - Perfect Chemistry - Post 887
5.7 I Love Paris in the Spring Time - Dark Legend - Post 1312
5.8 Too Long To-Do List - Sin Undone - Post 1312
5.9 The Devil Made Me Do It
5.10 Good Minds Suggest - Blood and Chocolate - Post 1577

10 Point Tasks
10.1 Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! - At Grave's End - Post 1577
10.2 "The Shot Heard Round the World"
10.3 Run or Ride? - Fair Game - Post 1312
10.4 Fire Signs - Dream Chaser - Post 1577
10.5 All Fired Up! - The Perfect Play - Post 601
10.6 Middle Name Pride Day - Ella Enchanted - Post 1312
10.7 Fuel to the Fire - Another Kind of Dead - Post 1577
10.8 I Have a Question - What Happened in Vegas
10.9 I'm On Fire! - Fifty Shades Freed - Post 898
10.10 April Fool's Day!

15 Point Tasks
15.1 Spring Forward - The Forest of Hands and Teeth & Viscount Breckenridge to the Rescue - Post 601
15.2 Dewey be Different
15.3 We Go Together Like...
15.4 ABC's, 123's.... - One Grave at a Time - Post 1577
15.5 ....And XYZ - Fifty Shades Darker - Post 898
15.6 They're On Fire - Archangel's Blade - Post 601
15.7 Spring Into Action!
15.8 International Worker's Day - Dark Prince - Post 601
15.9 Geek Pride Day
15.10 Where There's Smoke....

20 Point Tasks
20.1 Clean those shelves! - Pleasure Unbound - Post 601
20.2 April Showers - I am the Messenger - Post 898
20.3 Fiery Tunes - Desire Unchained - Post 898
20.4 To be continued.....in Spring! - Wrath - Post 898
20.5 A Game of Books - First Drop of Crimson - Post 1577
20.6 She Works Hard for the Money - Beautiful Disaster - Post 601
20.7 Happy Rama Navami! - The Darkest Seduction - Post 601
20.8 Party Time! - Tiger - Post 1312
20.9 I Can't Wait for Spring - Dark Challenge - Post 898
20.10 Group Reads - The Night Circus - Post 898

25 Point Tasks
25.1 This One Goes Out to the One I Love
25.2 Out With the Old, In With the New - Passion Unleashed & Dark Dream - Post 901
25.3 Naming Things - Paranormalcy - Done
25.4 More Fun with Words - With a Twist! -One Foot in the Grave - Done
25.5 100 Years Ago - Changing the Game - Done
25.6 Fire and Ice - Dark Fire - Done & Delirium - Done
25.7 Cooking With Fire and Back to the Basics
25.8 Science Fiction and Fantasy Award Winners
25.9 Red Hot - Dark Guardian - Done & Beastly - Done
25.10 I love a happy ending! - Thoughtless - Done
25.11 Take to the Links! - Hearts in Darkness - Done & Dark Desire - Done
25.12 Easter Eggs and Leprechauns

30 Point Tasks
30.1 We Didn't Start the Fire
30.2 "What I want to be" meets "What did I become"
30.3 Spring Delights - Hearts in Darkness - Done Long-Lost Father - Done
30.4 Burning Ring of Fire - Midnight Sun & Trust in Advertising - Post 1312
30.5 Climbing the Family Tree - Effortless & Monster - Post 1577
30.6 Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction
30.7 FIRE ELEMENTS - Dark Magic & Dark Symphony - Post 1577
30.8 The Breakfast Club - Love Unscripted - & Ecstasy Unveiled - Post 1577

50 Point Task
50.1 North to Alaska - Poughkeepsie - Done


message 14: by Megan L (last edited Feb 19, 2012 09:45AM) (new)

Megan L Harnett Megan L's Spring Reading Plan

5 Point Tasks:

5.1 Silhouette on the Shade
Sugar Daddy (Travises, #1) by Lisa Kleypas by Lisa Kleypas

5.2 Get Caught Reading
Better Read Than Dead (Psychic Eye Mystery, #2) by Victoria Laurie by Victoria Laurie

5.3 Let's Hear it for the Boys
The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han - Picked from Micheal Jenkins list

5.4 The FIRE Within
Trial by Fire by Jo Davis

5.5 Possession
Tiger's Quest by Colleen Houck

5.6 SRC Recommends Redux
Mockingjay by Suzanne
Collins


5.7 I Love Paris in the Spring Time
Explosion in Paris by Linda Masemore Pirrung

5.8 Too Long To-Do List
Succubus on Top by Richelle Mead- been on TBR since Feb 2011

5.9 The Devil Made Me Do It:
Blue-Eyed Devil by Lisa Kleypas

5.10 Good Minds Suggest
The Ivy Tree by Mary Stewart- Author Beth Harbison recommends

10 Point Tasks

10.1. Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
Tempt Me at Twilight by Lisa Kleypas - At backwards is ta

10.2. ”The Shot Heard Round the World”
Time Enough for Drums by Ann Rinaldi

10.3. Run or Ride?
The Bronze Horseman (Tatiana and Alexander, #1) by Paullina Simons by Paullina Simons

10.4. Fire Signs
Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier- birthday July 27, 1948

10.5. All Fired Up!
Changing the Game by Jaci Burton - I love football!

10.6. Middle Name Pride Day
Princess of Glass by Jessica Day George

10.7. Fuel to the Fire
Captured by the Highlander by Julianne MacLean- This author is new to me recommended by the goodreads

10.8. I Have a Question
Ten Ways to Be Adored When Landing a Lord by Sarah MacLean

10.9. I’m On Fire!
Pleasure Unbound by Larissa Ione

10.10. April Fools Day!
Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich


message 15: by Jen (last edited May 31, 2012 11:43AM) (new)

Jen Scott | 425 comments 5 Point Tasks
1. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
2. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
3. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins I used Ian Scott's currently reading shelf.
4. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
5. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
6. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini I voted for the Hunger Games, and the rank was #1.
7. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
8. The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks
9. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
10. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life by George Eliot Recommended by Geoff Dyer

10 Point Tasks
1. He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys by Greg Behrendt Not = Ton
2. The Fifth of March: A Story of the Boston Massacre by Ann Rinaldi
3. Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can't Avoid by Lemony Snicket
4. Emma by Jane Austen
5. Disney at Dawn by Ridley Pearson I'm passionate about all things Disney.
6. Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
7. Yearbook by Ally Condie This author was new to me in the Winter Challenge
8. Who Put That Hair in My Toothbrush? by Jerry Spinelli
9. Disney in Shadow by Ridley Pearson
10. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith

15 Point Tasks
1. Book 1: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Book 2: Persuasion by Jane Austen
2. Mouse Tales: A Behind-The-Ears Look at Disneyland by David Koenig Call Number: 791
Walt Disney: An American Original by Bob Thomas Call Number: 920

3. Copper Sun by Sharon M. Draper
From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne
The Sun and the Moon
4. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
5. My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
6. Carrie by Stephen King January 1
7. Power Play by Ridley Pearson
8. The Piano Teacher by Janice Y.K. Lee
9. Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
10. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

20 Point Tasks
1. 1- Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
2. A.2. Books that made you cry - The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
3. Pants on Fire by Meg Cabot Song: Chariots of Fire
4. Insurgent by Veronica Roth I read Divergent in the Winter Challenge.
5. 5 - Roots: The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley
6. 3- That Summer by Sarah Dessen
7. Beauty: A Retelling of Beauty & the Beast by Robin McKinley
8. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton 129,700 Ratings
9. 3- Copper Sun
10. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

25 Point Tasks
1. Book A: 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff (Nonfiction) "Cross" is in line 12 of "1979".
Book B: Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovich There are 33 letters in the title and author's name.
2. 1- The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett This is a new author for me.
2-Inkheart by Cornelia Funke Inkheart (Inkheart, #1) by Cornelia Funke
3. Book 1 - Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
Book 2 - Morrie: In His Own Words by Morrie Schwartz
4. The Actor and the Housewife by Shannon Hale
That: The Hand That First Held Mine by Maggie O'Farrell
5. Book 1: Destined by Allison Kraft
Book 2: The Brothers K by David James Duncan
6. Book 1: Tails: Hate List by Jennifer Brown
Book 2: Heads: The Rag and Bone Shop by Robert Cormier
7. Book 1 - Big Fish by Daniel Wallace
Book 2 - The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
8. Category 1 - Dune by Frank Herbert - Winner 1966
Category 2 - Dune by Frank Herbert Winner 1966
9. Option A:Stardust by Neil Gaiman 250 pages
Option C: Blue is for Nightmares Columbus Blue Jackets
10. Option A: Specials by Scott Westerfeld
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

30 Point Tasks
1. 1983
6- Suicide: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
3- The King Must Die by Mary Renault
2. Book 1: Up the Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman The main character in this book is a teacher, which I always wanted to be when I grew up.
Book 2: The Borrower by Rebecca Makkai My current plan is to be a librarian.
3. 2-The Giver by Lois Lowry First published in April.
4-Pretties by Scott Westerfeld Pretties (Uglies, #2) by Scott Westerfeld
4. Book 1: The Pearl by John Steinbeck Set in Mexico
Book 2: Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier
5. A. Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
B. Mere Christianity: Compromising the Case for Christianity, Christian Behaviour, and Beyond Personality by C.S. Lewis
6. Option A
Fiction: Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
Nonfiction: Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser These books are both related to food.
7. 4 - Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
6 - Extras by Scott Westerfeld
8. 1 - The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
5 - Great Expectations by Charles Dickens I borrowed this from the library.

50 Point Task
1. 1 - The Princess Bride by William Goldman
2 - Motherless Brooklyn: A Novel by Jonathan Lethem
3 - Sapphire: Magyk by Angie Sage Magyk (Septimus Heap, #1) by Angie Sage

Total Points: 70
Books Read: 8
Tasks Completed: 7


message 16: by mstan (last edited May 30, 2012 10:25PM) (new)

mstan | 876 comments 5.1 - Little Bee by Chris Cleave
5.2 - The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
5.3 - Travels With Charley: In Search of America
5.4 - Birds of America
5.5 - Tailchaser's Song
5.6 - Still Alice
5.7 - Nausea
5.8 - Tangerine
5.9 - The Master and Margarita
5.10 - A Good Fall

10.1 - The Wheel on the School
10.2 - The Sherwood Ring
10.3 - War Horse
10.4 - Froi of the Exiles
10.5 - Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It
10.6 - House of Many Ways
10.7 - Brat Farrar
10.8 - How to Breathe Underwater
10.9 - Sideways Stories From Wayside School
10.10 - You Can Never Find a Rickshaw When It Monsoons: The World on One Cartoon a Day

15.1 - Zoo City and A Separate Peace
15.2 - Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight and What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
15.3 - The Sisters Brothers
15.4 - Aunts Aren't Gentlemen and Two People
15.5 - Uneasy Money

15.6 - Unbroken: A World War II Story Of Survival, Resilience, And Redemption
15.7 -The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
15.8 - The King of Attolia
15.9 - Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
15.10 - Fahrenheit 451

20.1 - Flat-Out Love
20.2 - Long Day's Journey Into Night
20.3 - The French Lieutenant's Woman
20.4 - The Ghosts of Ashbury High

20.5 - Wolf Rider
20.6 - Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
20.7 - Deerskin
20.8 - Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories

20.9 - Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs
20.10 - The Night Circus

25.1 - Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English and Before I Go to Sleep
25.2 - Quaking and Lamb The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore
25.3 - Plain Kate and Hark! a Vagrant

25.4 - Me and Earl and the Dying Girl and Game
25.5 - The Secret Adversary and Shoeless Joe
25.6 - Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
25.7 - Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe and Slice Juicy Moments from My Impossible Life by Steven Herrick
25.8 - Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said
25.9 - Unpacking the Boxes: A Memoir of a Life in Poetry (pub in 2008) and Rules of Civility (NYC)
25.10 - The Things They Carried (Owl) and The Blue Sword (Rabbit)
25.11 - Persuasion and Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves
25.12 - Five Flavors of Dumb (#1, option 4) and The Singing Sands


30.1 - A Moveable Feast ('3') and The Old Man and the Sea ('6') - 1961
30.2 - Village School and A Lesson Before Dying
30.3 - A Swift Pure Cry (option 3) and Singing the Dogstar Blues (option 5)
30.4 - The Lake and Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie
30.5 - The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (D) and Farewell, My Lovely (B)
30.6 - The Ghost Trap and The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen and Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean
30.7 - The Country Girls (transformation - move) and This is Shyness (romance)
30.8 - Angle of Repose and Where Things Come Back

50.1 - The Glimpses of the Moon, Wonderstruck and The Disenchantments


81/85 books read


message 17: by Randi (last edited Mar 02, 2012 03:31PM) (new)

Randi (mrsrandimoulton) | 256 comments Randi's (very subject to change) Spring Challenge 2012 Reading Plan

5 Point Tasks
5.1 The Aviary by Kathleen O'Dell
5.2 A Novel Bookstore by Laurence Cosse
5.3 White Oleander by Janet Fitch
5.4 Brightest Kind of Darkness by P.T. Michelle
5.5 The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
5.6 Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
5.7 Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
5.8 Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
5.9 The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
5.10 The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory (she did a book recommendation list)

10 Point Tasks
10.1 Dragon's Keep by Janet Lee Carey (keep --> peek)
10.2 Ross Poldark by Winston Graham
10.3 The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
10.4 Robert Frost collection - haven't chosen a specific one yet. Birthday: March 26, Aries
10.5 School's Out: Bridging Out-Of-School Literacies with Classroom Practice by Glynda A. Hull I'm a pre-service teacher, so I'm passionate about teaching! ;)
10.6 Walden, or Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau
10.7 Paper Towns by John Green who I recently read for the first time during the winter challenge
10.8 Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
10.9 Blameless by Gail Carriger I started the Parasol Protectorate series during the winter challenge & feel in love with this series!
10.10 The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British by Sarah Lyall

15 Point Tasks
15.1 Future (dystopia): The Pledge by Kimberly Derting & Past (1871): The Faerie Ring by Kiki Hamilton
15.2 Don't Tell the Grown-Ups: The Subversive Power of Children's Literature by Alison Lurie (shelved in the 800s) & When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago (shelved in the 900s)
15.3 (words used: left & right) Left Neglected by Lisa Genova and First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones
15.4 A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
15.5 Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
15.6 Something by Jodi Picoult (I have many of her books, now just to decide which the read next!)
15.7 Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
15.8 Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
15.9 The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins
15.10 Into the Inferno by Earl Emerson

20 Point Tasks
20.1 Matched by Ally Condie which I bought last fall and haven't gotten around to reading!
20.2 ?
20.3 ?
20.4 Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver - I read Delirium for the winter challenge
20.5 ?
20.6 rolled a 6 (book featuring a writer) The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
20.7 ?
20.8 Dragonswood by Janet Lee Carey, which had 437 ratings as of 3-2-12
20.9 ?
20.10 Divergent by Veronica Roth

25 Point Tasks
25.1
Book 1: "bones" in the title Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton. Book 2: "never" in the title Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi
25.2 Book 1: "smoke" in the title Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor Book 2: A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin, approved for orange cover
25.3 (using Vincent) The Vincent Boys by Abbi Glines & Soul Screamers Vol. 1 : My Soul to Lose • My Soul to Take • My Soul to Save by Rachel VINCENT
25.4 The Name of the Wind (TOWN) & Winter Town
25.5 The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon & Three Fates
25.6 Fire & Kidnapped
25.7 The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake & Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
25.8 Slaughterhouse Five is on both lists!
25.9 Will Grayson, Will Grayson (set in Chicago) & The Graveyard Book (published 2008)
25.10 Winnie the Pooh option (two romance) The Luxe & Past Perfect


30 Point Tasks
30.1 ???
30.2 Book 1 (detective) In the Woods by Tana French
Book 2 (teacher) Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
30.3 Book 1 (option 6 - scary) Sadie Walker is Stranded by Madeleine Roux
Book 2 (option 3 - green cover) Freaky Green Eyes by Joyce Carol Oates by Joyce Carol Oates
30.4 Book 1 (set in Alaska) The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Book 2 (-ing) Graceling by Kristin Cashore
30.5 Book 1 (pub. 1951) The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Book 2 (shelved as romance) Flat-Out Love by Jessica Park
30.6 Option A (both about Bosnian War) Book 1: S. by Slavenka Drakulic
Book 2: This Was Not Our War: Bosnian Women Reclaiming the Peace by Swanee Hunt
30.7 Option 4 - romance Insatiable Option 2 - personal transformation Change of Heart
30.8 Princess option Looking for Alaska & Basket Case option Room (From my BOOK-A-HOLICS group)


message 18: by Meranda (last edited Mar 15, 2012 02:26PM) (new)

Meranda (msl87) Mandy's 2012 Spring Reading Plan

5.1 --
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
5.2 -- The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
5.3 -- The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien, Joseph-Daniel's Read list
5.4 -- The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank
5.5 -- The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
5.6 -- The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, ranked #32; Voted for: The Hunger Games, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Time Traveler's Wife, Water for Elephants, The Kite Runner
5.7 -- The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
5.8 -- Under the Duvet: Shoes, Reviews, Having the Blues, Builders, Babies, Families and Other Calamities by Marian Keyes
5.9 -- The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
5.10 -- The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga, Thrity Umrigar recommends

10.1 -- Bitter is the New Black : Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smart-Ass, or Why You Should Never Carry a Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office : A Memoir by Jen Lancaster, bag backwards is gab
10.2 -- Cast Two Shadows: The American Revolution in the South by Ann Rinaldi
10.3 -- All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
10.4 -- Lipstick Jungle by Candace Bushnell, birthday is Dec 1
10.5 -- The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan, "fired up" about health and eating well
10.6 -- We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates
10.7 -- Been There, Done That by Carol Snow
10.8 -- The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
10.9 -- Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris
10.10 -- The Edge of Reason by Helen Fielding

15.1 -- Pretties by Scott Westerfeld AND Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
15.2 -- The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A.J. Jacobs, 200s AND
The Birth of the Clinic: An Archaeology of Medical Perception by Michel Foucault, 300s
15.3 -- About a Boy by Nick Hornby AND Citizen Girl by Emma McLaughlin
15.4 -- 2nd Chance by James Patterson
15.5 -- My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
15.6 -- A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks
15.7 -- 4th of July by James Patterson
15.8 -- The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin
15.9 -- Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions by Ben Mezrich
15.10 -- Fireproof by Eric Wilson

20.1 -- Shopaholic Takes Manhattan by Sophie Kinsella
20.2 -- The Shack by William P. Young
20.3 -- The Other Woman by Jane Green; Song Title: Fire Woman
20.4 -- Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
20.5 -- Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris; rolled a 4
20.6 -- 3rd Degree by James Patterson; rolled a 5
20.7 -- Beastly by Alex Flinn
20.8 -- Family Trust by Amanda Brown
20.9 -- The Color Purple by Alice Walker; option 3
20.10 -- The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

25.1 --
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose by Eckhart Tolle; line: Forgotten and absorbed into the earth below AND Cocktails for Three by Madeleine Wickham; 33 letters total
25.2 -- A Million Little Pieces by James Frey; option 1 AND Angels by Marian Keyes; option 2
25.3 -- Rachel's Holiday by Marian Keyes AND Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
25.4 -- I Don't Know How She Does It: The Life of Kate Reddy, Working Mother by Allison Pearson AND One Night With the King: Special Movie Edition of the Bestselling Novel, Hadassah by Tommy Tenney; can spell the word 'with'
25.5 -- A Night to Remember by Walter Lord AND Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis
25.6 -- Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins; book 1: heads AND Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood; book 2: tails
25.7 -- Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser; book 1 AND Sushi for Beginners by Marian Keyes
25.8 -- American Gods by Neil Gaiman; won Hugo in 2002 and Nebula in 2003
25.9 -- The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold; option 1: 372 pages AND Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner; option 2: published in 2002
25.10 -- The Rescue by Nicholas Sparks AND Divine Romance, the by Gene Edwards; option B, #1 and #4
25.11 -- Frankenstein by Mary Shelley; #2: The Woods AND The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer; #5: The Putter, 178 pages
25.12 -- Little Altars Everywhere by Rebecca Wells; Book A, Option A AND Dogwood by Chris Fabry; Book B, Option A

30.1 -- Hemingway's Boat: Everything He Loved In Life, And Lost, 1934 1961 by Paul Hendrickson AND Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger; year 1961, options 1 and 4
30.2 -- Oxygen by Carol Cassella; wanted to be a doctor growing up AND Intern With The Vampire by Kit Iwasaki; want to be a dietician or work in health education
30.3 -- Last Chance Saloon by Marian Keyes; option 3: born in Ireland AND Club Dead by Charlaine Harris; option 6
30.4 -- White Oleander by Janet Fitch; set in California AND The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx
30.5 -- Dear John by Nicholas Sparks; option A, AND Catch-22 by Joseph Heller; option C
30.6 -- Beauty Queens by Libba Bray AND "There She Is, Miss America": The Politics of Sex, Beauty, and Race in America's Most Famous Pageant by Elwood Watson; option A
30.7 -- True Believer by Nicholas Sparks, option 4; AND If Wishes Were Horses by Robert Barclay, option 5
30.8 -- Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married by Marian Keyes, option 1; AND Dirty Sexy Politics by Meghan McCain, option 5

Total: 85 points
Tasks Completed: 5
Books Read: 6
Pages Read: 2,343
GR Authors: 2
Big Books: 500 (0), 750 (1), 1000+ (0)


message 21: by Pollyanna (last edited Mar 27, 2012 01:16PM) (new)

Pollyanna (polly8) | 114 comments Spring Reading Plan:

5.1 Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2) by Maggie Stiefvater by Maggie Stiefvater
5.2 The Blue Notebook by James A. Levine
5.3 The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson - SRC: Dustin
5.4 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
5.5 My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
5.6 Voted: The Hunger Games - no.1 to Read: The Postmistress by Sarah Blake- no.164
5.7 Perfume: The Story of a Murdererby Patrick Süskind
5.8 City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
5.9 The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger
5.10 American Gods by Neil Gaiman - suggested by Laura Miller

10.1 Things I Want My Daughters to Know by Elizabeth Noble know - wonk
10.2 Martha Peake: A Novel of the Revolution by Patrick McGrath
10.3 The Running Man by Stephen King by Stephen King
10.4 Brave New World by Aldous Huxley July 26th - Leo
10.5 The Tudors: The Complete Story of England's Most Notorious Dynasty by G.J. Meyer Tudor History
10.6 The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
10.7 Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick
10.8 Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts
10.9 The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff
10.10 Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

15.1 1. Specials by Scott Westerfeld 2. Rebel Angels by Libba Bray
15.2 Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog by John Grogan636.7527092
15.3 The Big Over Easy by Jasper Fforde and The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters Big and Little
15.4 Beauty: A Retelling of Beauty & the Beast by Robin McKinley and 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff
15.5 Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Wartime Sarajevo by Zlata Filipović
15.6 The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht 01/08/12 Paperback Trade Fiction
15.7I am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
15.8 The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
15.9 Looking for Alaska by John Green
15.10 The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong

20.1 1.Kiss the Girls by James Patterson
20.2 A) My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult 2) Books that made you cry
20.3 Sex, Lies, and Online Dating by Rachel Gibson - Sex on Fire
20.4 Fire Study by Maria V. Snyder Magic Study read in winter Challenge. Study Series
20.5
20.6 1) Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen borderline personality disorder
20.7
20.8 The Client by John Grisham 63,681 ratings
20.9
20.10 Divergent by Veronica Roth


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message 23: by Erin (last edited May 23, 2012 04:47PM) (new)

Erin 5 POINTS
1. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
2. By the Time You Read This, I'll be Dead
3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Brian)
4. Freedom is Not Enough
5. The Time Traveler's Wife
6. The Girl Who Played with Fire (25; Hunger Games)
7. Madame Bovary
8. Three to Get Deadly
9. The Devil Wears Prada
10. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (Philippa Gregory)

10 POINTS
1. The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things (gib)
2. Chains
3. Mystic River
4. Fast Food Nation (8/17)
5. Mental Ills and Bodily Cures
6. Moral Treatment in American Psychiatry

7. Portnoy's Complaint
8. Why the Rest Hates the West
9. Private Eyes
10. Me Talk Pretty One Day

15 POINTS
1. Pretties and Elizabeth Packard: A Noble Fight
2. Ordered to Care (610.73069) and Clifford W. Beers: Advocate for the Insane (362.20924)

3. Cold War Civil Rights and The Hot Zone
4. The Lost Promise of Civil Rights and First to Die
5. The Cholera Years
6. Picture Perfect (3/18/12)
7. Eye of the Needle
8. The Professor's Daughter
9. Science and the Practice of Medicine in the Nineteenth Century
10. Fahrenheit 451

20 POINTS
1. Pathologies of Power
2. Isaac's Storm
3. I've Got the Light of Freedom (Light My Fire)
4. Dead Until Dark
5. E is for Evidence
6. Madness on the Couch
7. Mirror Mirror
8. Managing Madness (0)
9. New Moon (2)
10. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

25 POINTS
1. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (published in 1979) and The Way We Never Were (13 & 23rd lines)
2. Skinny Legs and All (1) and The Scorch Trials (3)
3. David Copperfield and Working Toward Whiteness
4. Medieval and Early Renaissance Medicine and Vinne Ream: The Girl Who Sculpted Lincoln (ream)
5. Shadow Divers and Playing with the Enemy
6. Pale Fire and Treasure Island
7. The Bean Trees and Like Water for Chocolate
8. Slaughterhouse Five (Hugo nominee 1970 and Nebula nominee 1970)
9. The Gospel of Germs (B, 1998) and Sin in the Second City (D)
10. Loves Music, Loves to Dance (Option A) and A Tale of Two Cities (Option B3 Everyone Should Read)
11. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (1, Best Beginnings) and Pride and Prejudice (2)
12. Warriors Don't Cry (A3) and When You are Engulfed in Flames (B4)

30 POINTS
1. Clockwork Orange (4/1962) and Fight Club (2/1962)
2. Weekends at Bellevue and Up the Down Staircase
3. A War of Nerves (1) and Visions of Belonging (5)
4. Love in the Time of Cholera and Amusing Ourselves to Death
5. Outlander (A) and The Old Man and the Sea (B, 1952)
6. Frankenstein and Stiff
7. Strapped (3) and Invisible Hands (6, 356 pages)
8. How I Live Now (4, 2005) and The Notebook (5)

50 POINTS
1. The Lovely Bones (2), Water for Elephants (4), and Into the Wild (6)

Books read: 17
Tasks completed: 9
Total points: 130


message 24: by Cindie (last edited Apr 17, 2012 06:23PM) (new)

Cindie | 1763 comments 5.1 The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection
5.2 Tolstoy and the Purple Chair
5.3 Night (Lev Rothenberg)
5.5 The Rabbi's Daughter
5.6 A tree Grows in Brooklyn
5.7 Murder in the Marais
5.8 State of Wonder
5.9 The Devil's Arithmatic
5.10 The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner
10.1 Loot ("tool" backwards) by Sharon Waxman
10.5 The Egypt Game
10.6 The Descendents
10.10 Ali in Wonderland
20.1 Watergate
20.10 The Night Circus
15.6 Death comes to Pemberly
30.6 2 Unorthodox and I am Forbidden
30.8 A Discovery of Witches and American Born Chinese


message 25: by Lavinia (new)

Lavinia (laviniat) | 54 comments Majorly updated - Post #6 .


message 27: by TMBookluvr (last edited Apr 08, 2012 07:20AM) (new)

TMBookluvr (tmb1981) | 285 comments I probably won't get to all of these, and I'm still working on the list, but it's fun to match up the titles and find new books so we'll see what I can accomplish.

5.1 Silhouette -
5.2 Get Caught Reading -
5.3 Let's Hear it For the Boys -
5.4 The Fire Within -
5.5 Possession -
5.6 SRC Recommends Redux -
5.7 I love Paris -
5.8 Too Long To-do -Middle Name Pride -Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?by Philip K. Dick
5.9 Devil Made Me Do it - The White Devil by justin evers
5.10 Good Minds Suggest -

10.1 Happy Birthday Dr. Suess -
10.2 Shot Heard Round the World -
10.3 Run or Ride? -
10.4 Fire Signs -
10.5 All Fired Up -
10.6
10.7 Fuel to the Fire -
10.8 I Have a Question -
10.9 I'm on Fire! -
10.10 April Fool's Day -Seriously...I'm Kiddingby Ellen Degeneres

15.1 Spring Forward:
Book 1 -
Book 2 -
15.2 Dewey be Different -
15.3 We Go Together - Little Womenby Louisa May Alcott and The First Men in the Moonby HG Wells
15.4 ABC's, 123's -
15.5 ...And XYZ - Odd Thomas by dean koontz
15.6 They're on Fire -
15.7 Spring into Action -
15.8 Int'l Worker's Day -
15.9 Geek Pride Day - A Wrinkle in Time
15.10 Where There's Smoke -

20.1-listen to an audio book-They're Watching by gregg hurwitz

30.1 We Didn't Start the Fire -
30.2 What I Want to Be -
30.3 Spring Delights

30.4 Burning Ring of Fire
Book 1 -
Book 2 -
30.5 Climbing the Family Tree

30.6 Sometimes Truth is Stranger


message 28: by Diana S (last edited Feb 27, 2012 02:55PM) (new)

Diana S | 40 comments Diana S Reading Plan - Spring Challenge 2012: Fire
Duration: March 1 - May 31, 2012
Books Read: 0


5 Point Tasks
5.1 Silhouette on the Shade
The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon
5.2 Get Caught Reading
The Cookbook Collector by Allegra Goodman
5.3 Let's Hear it for the Boys
Beasts by Joyce Carol Oates
("Nick KY")
5.4 The FIRE Within
The Life and Opinions of Maf the dog, and of his friend Marilyn Monroe by Andrew O'Hagan
5.5 Possession
Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres
5.6 SRC Recommends Redux
?
5.7 I Love Paris in the Spring Time
Bel-Ami by Guy De Maupassant
5.8 Too Long To-Do List
Cosmopolis by Don DeLillo
5.9 The Devil Made Me Do It
The Devil of Nanking: A Novel by Mo Hayder
5.10 Good Minds Suggest
The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific by Maarten Troost
(Featured Author "Sarah Jio" suggest this book)

10 Point Tasks
10.1 Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
The Milagro Beanfield War by John Treadwell Nichols
(War/Raw)
10.2 The Shot Heard Round the World
?
10.3 Run or Ride?
War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
10.4 Fire Signs
The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
(Sagittarius - C.S. Lewis'Birthday - November 29)
10.5 All Fired Up!
Be a Loser!: Lose Inches Fast--No Diet
by Greer Childers
(very interested in "Deep Breathing Techniques")
10.6 Middle Name Pride Day
The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen
10.7 Fuel to the Fire
A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn Jackson
(New author- first time to read any of her books)
10.8 I have A Question
?
10.9 I'm on Fire!
The Hottest Dishes of the Tartar Cuisine by Alina Bronsky
10.10 April Fool's Day
?

15 Point Tasks
15.1 Spring Forward
?
15.2 Dewey be Different
?
15.3 We Go Together Like
The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
15.4 ABC's,123
The Bride Collector by Ted Dekker
One Week in December by Holly Chamberlin
15.5 ....And XYZ
Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
15.6 They're on Fire
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
(Feb.19,2012 ( #20 - Paperback/Trade) 46 weeks)
15.7 Spring into Action
The Outlander by Gil Adamson
(genre: Adventure)
15.8 International Worker's Day
The Lady, the Chef, and the Courtesan by Marisol
15.9 Geek Pride Day
Into the Wild Nerd Yonder by Julie Halpern
15.10 Where There's Smoke
Triangle: The Fire That Changed America
by David von Drehle

30 Point Tasks
30.1 We Didn't Start the Fire
?
30.2 "What I want to be" meets "What did I become"
-Book to Become La's Orchestra Saves the World by Alexander McCall Smith
-Became Permed to Death by Nancy J Cohen
(Great Musician to Hairdresser)
30.3 Spring Delights
#3-Luck O' the Irish
The Death of an Irish Tinker by Bartholomew Gill
#4-Tulips
A Hatred for Tulips by Richard Lourie
30.4 Burning Ring of Fire
The Ring of Fire
Book 1- (Japan) The Pearl Diver: A Novel by Jeff Talarigo
Book 2- (Book with "ING") The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
30.5 Climbing the Family
A.(Easter)- The Wedding Officer: A Novel of Culinary Seduction by Anthony Capella
C.(Grandparents)- Last Dance on Holladay Street by Elisa Carbone
(Relationship - Mother's Mother "Elisa")
30.6 Sometimes Truth is Stranger than Fiction
Option A:
(Non-fiction) The Sea Captain's Wife: A True Story of Love, Race, and War in the Nineteenth Century by Martha Hodes
(Fiction) The Sea Captain's Wife: A Novel by Beth Powning
30.7 Fire Elementals
#3-"Lighting a Fire under someone"
The Great Physician's RX for Weight Loss by Jordan Rubin
(putting off losing weight)
#5-"Animals of Fire"
Dance of the Gods by Nora Roberts
(Dragon on the Cover)
30.8 The Breakfast Club
#3-"The Basket Case"
The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht
(The Book Addicts "Currently Reading" for March)
#5-"The Criminal: Beg,Borrow, or Steal"
The Butterfly's Daughter by Mary Alice Monroe

25 Point Tasks
25.1 This Ones Goes Out to the One I Love
June Bug by Chris Fabry
(June Bug - 4th line in the song "1979")
The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
(Language - 1st line in the song "Thirty Three")
25.2 Out with the Old, In with the New...and it's Fire
#1 - F.I.R.E.
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
(Author's last name begins with E)
#2 - Red,Yellow, or Orange Cover
Valley of Silence by Nora Roberts
25.3 Naming Things
?
25.4 With a Twist
?
25.5 100 Years Ago
Book 1 - Sinking Ship
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
(#29 on "Maritime Diaster" List)
Book 2 - Baseball
Coyote Moon by John A. Miller
25.6 Fire and Ice
Book 1 (Heads) Fire or Ice
The Ice Queen by Alice Hoffman
Book2 (Tails) End of the World
Numbers by Rachel Ward
(Dystopia)
25.7


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Lavinia (laviniat) | 54 comments Updated again - Post #6 .


message 30: by Kate (last edited Mar 09, 2012 07:14PM) (new)

Kate (kathrynlouwca) | 1049 comments Kathryn CA's Spring Task List:
Books Read:
2
Tasks Complete:2
Points Claimed:30/1090

5 Point Tasks:
1 - Silhouette on the Shade:
The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles, #1) by Rick Riordan - point out glyphs
2 - Get Caught Reading:
The Thirteenth Tale
3 - Let's Hear it for the Boys:
The Fault in Our Stars - Dan's books
4 - The FIRE Within:
The Case for Faith: A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity
5 - Possession:
Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys
6 - SRC Recommends Redux:
City of Bones #30 when picked; voted for The Hunger Games
7 - I Love Paris in the Spring Time:
Anna and the French Kiss
8 - Too Long To-Do List:
The Rescuer
9 - The Devil Made Me Do It:
The Devil Wears Prada
10 - Good Minds Suggest:
Someone Like You

10 Point Tasks:1/10
1 - Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
This Is So Not Happening not=ton
2 - The Shot Heard Round the World:
The Ninth Daughter
3 - Run or Ride?
The Running Man by Stephen King
4 - Fire Signs:
The Secret History of the Pink Carnation Lauren Willig was born on December March 28th
5 - All Fired Up!
The Da Vinci Code - I am passionate about conspiracy theories
6 - Middle Name Pride Day:
Dying for Chocolate by Diane Mott Davidson
7 - Fuel to the Fire:
Variant by Robinson Wells (new to me author)
8 - I Have A Question:
Where The Wild Rose Blooms
9 - I'm On Fire!
Vampire Academy
10 - April Fools Day!
The Boyfriend List: 15 Guys, 11 Shrink Appointments, 4 Ceramic Frogs and Me, Ruby Oliver humor genre


15 Point Tasks:
1 - Spring Forward:
Book 1:Wither
Book 2:The Vespertine
2 - Dewey Be Different:
Book 1:Sex with the Queen: 900 Years of Vile Kings, Virile Lovers, and Passionate Politics 940.099
Book 2:Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes 241.4
3 - We Go Together Like...
Angels and Demons
4 - ABC's, 123's...
13 Little Blue Envelopes
5 - ...XYZ
XVI
6 - They're On Fire:
The Book Thief - January 1st - Children's Paperback Books
7 - Spring Into Action!
The Alchemyst Adventure genre
8 - International Worker's Day:
The Princess princess is a profession
9 - Geek Pride Day:
Digital Fortress
10 - Where There's Smoke:
The Protector

20 Point Tasks:1/10
1 - Jen C's Task: Clean Those Shelves:
Fallen
2 - Queenarwen's Task: April Showers
The Help - April Showers Option 2 - list: Books that made you cry
3 - Chris MD's Task:Fiery Tunes:
Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy song = Heart on Fire
4 - Skandia's Task: To Be Continued... in the Spring:
The Fellowship of the Ring

5 - Masanobu's Task: A Game of Books:
She's So Dead to Us by Kieran Scott - Option 6: Blue and White cover
6 - Jennifer W's Task: She Works Hard for the Money:
The Negotiator - Dice Roll 5
7 - Jayalita's Task: Happy Rama Navami:
The Lightning Thief - Greek mythology
8 - Mary Beth's Task: Party Time!
Lord Wraybourne's Bethrothed: A Romance of Regency England - 135 ratings
9 - Bea's Task: I Can't Wait For Spring
The Boy Book A Study of Habits and Behaviors, Plus Techniques for Taming Them (Ruby Oliver, #2) by E. Lockhart - Option 2: Cover Have Flowers
10 - Group Reads:
Divergent

25 Point Tasks:
1 - Jessica PDX's Task: This One Goes Out to the One I Love:
Book 1: Jessica Rules the Dark Side "rules" line 21 of the song
Book 2: Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side "guide" line 10 of the song
2 - Jenn Renee's Task: Out with the Old in with the New... and it's Fire:
Book 1:A Game of Thrones Option 2 (and this is a new to me author)
Book 2:Insurgent Option 1
3 - Coralie's Task: Naming Things:
Book 1:Sophie's Heart
Book 2:Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
4 - Sandy's Task: More Fun with Words - With a Twist:
Book 1:He's So Not Worth It
Book 2:Wish
5 - Laurie ME's Task: 100 Years Ago:
Book 1:101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic . . . but Didn't!
Book 2:Dottie Wiltse Collins: Strikeout Queen of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League
6 - Keltie Lee's Task: Fire and Ice:
Book 1:I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You tails - love
Book 2:Delirium tails - dystopia
7 - Mstan's Task: Cooking With Fire and Back to the Basics:
Book 1: To Have and to Kill (Wedding Cake Mystery #1) by Mary Jane Clark
Book 2: Watermelon (Walsh Family, #1) by Marian Keyes
8 - Helen's Task: Science Fiction and Fantasy Award Winners/Nominees:
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card Hugo 1986 winner; Nebula 1986 winner
9 - Stacie MI's Task: Read Hot:
Book 1:The Healer - Option A
Book 2:Titanic: The Long Night - Option B Published in 1998
10 - Mrs. Soule's Task: I Love Happy Endings:
Book 1:The Guardian - Winnie the Pooh
Book 2:The Truth Seeker - Winnie the Pooh
11 - Kate S's Task: Take to the Links:
Book 1:Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover - The Wedge (Reread an old favorite)
Book 2:Wicked Lovely - The Iron: ratings =43,376
12 - Denise NC's Task: Easter Eggs and Leprechauns:
Book 1:Pandemonium - Option 4: Stickers (YA Book)
Book 2:Only the Good Spy Young - Option 3: Mischief (mystery book)

30 Point Tasks:)
1 - Ms Anderson's Task: We Didn't Start the Fire:
Book 1:11/22/63 dice roll 6 (1963)
Book 2:The Tea Rose dice roll 2 (1963)
2 - Sassafrass's Task: "What I Want to Be" meets "What Did I Become"...
Book 1:The Abstinence Teacher I wanted to be a teacher because my mom was a teacher
Book 2:Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell I am now a tutor, even though I got a degree in Accounting
3 - Sheila/Kathy G's Task: Spring Delights:
Book 1:Out of Sight, Out of Time Option 2 - March 13, 2012
Book 2:Legacy Option 4 - Tulips
4 - Dlmrose's Task: Burning Ring of Fire:
Book 1:Midnight Sun takes place in Washington
Book 2:Looking for Alaska
5 - Donna Jo's Task: Climbing the Family Tree:
Book 1:Fever Option 1 - Romance
Book 2:Tippy Toe Murder by Leslie Meier Option 3 - Leslie is the name of my father's father
6 - Delicious Dee's Task: Sometimes the Truth is Stranger Than Fiction:
Book 1:Born Wicked
Book 2: The Witchcraft of Salem Village - prosecution of witches
7 - Beth NC's Task: Fire Elementals:
Book 1:The Two Towers Option 3 - I have a map of middle earth that I am cross stitching for my younger sister. I keep putting it off because it is all in the same shade (browns)
Book 2:Deception Point Option 6 - has 556 pages
8 - Meghanly's Task: The Breakfast Club:
Book 1:The Return of the King Option 1 - 554 pages
Book 2:The Dark Divine Option 5 - Borrowed from the library


message 31: by Christie (last edited May 28, 2012 05:24PM) (new)

Christie 5.1 Little Bee by Chris Cleave
5.2 The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler
5.3 If on a winter's night a traveler by Italo Calvino
5.4 Up To Jerusalem: Devotions For Lent And Easter by John A Braun
5.5 The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
5.6 City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
5.7 Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky
5.8 The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
5.9 Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda by Roméo Dallaire
5.10 The Ivy Tree by Mary Stewart

10.1 Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
10.2 My Brother Sam Is Dead by James Lincoln Collier
10.3 The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
10.4 American Law: An Introduction by Lawrence M. Friedman
10.5 Searching for Everardo: A Story of Love, War, and the CIA in Guatemala by Jennifer K. Harbury
10.6 On Growth and Form by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson
10.7 Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
10.8 The Man Who Loved China: Joseph Needham & the Making of a Masterpiece by Simon Winchester
10.9 Forest Born by Shannon Hale
10.10 Hark! a Vagrant by Kate Beaton

15.1 Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver and Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
15.2 Imperial by William T. Vollmann and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
15.3 North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
15.4 Nine Princes in Amber by Roger Zelazny
15.5 Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling
15.6 Love in a Nutshell by Janet Evanovich
15.7 Goliath by Scott Westerfeld
15.8 The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
15.9 The Magicians by Lev Grossman
15.10 River Secrets by Shannon Hale

20.1 I've Got Your Number: A Novel by Sophie Kinsella
20.2 The Shack by William P. Young
20.3 Living in the Light of Eternity by K.P. Yohannan
20.4 Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld
20.5 A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
20.6 Villette by Charlotte Brontë
20.7 Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
20.8 Thumped by Megan McCafferty
20.9 Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith
20.10 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

25.1 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams and Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov
25.2 Nanny Returns by Emma McLaughlin and Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews
25.3 Jane Eyre's Daughter by Elizabeth Newark and Lady Susan, the Watsons, Sanditon by Jane Austen
25.4 Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt and Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey Into Bhutan by Jamie Zeppa
25.5 The Odyssey by Homer and The Art of Fielding: A Novel by Chad Harbach
25.6 The Desire of the Nations by Oliver O'Donovan and Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values by Robert M. Pirsig
25.7 The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen and Welcome to Temptation by Jennifer Crusie
25.8 Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
25.9 The Blue Castle by L.M. Montgomery and The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer
25.10 Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews and Where She Went by Gayle Forman

30.1 Dynamite: The Story of Class Violence In America, 1830-1930 by Louis Adamic and The Man Behind the Rosenbergs by Alexander Feklisov
30.2 The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht and The Farm on the River of Emeralds by Moritz Thomsen
30.3 The Rocky Road to Romance by Janet Evanovich and The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
30.4 Death In The Andes by Mario Vargas Llosa and Labyrinths by Jorge Luis Borges
30.5 The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer and The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
30.6 The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann and
30.7 The Magician King by Lev Grossman and Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
30.8 Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy and State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

50.1 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality by Donald Miller and Insurgent by Veronica Roth


message 32: by Christy (new)

Christy (christy_t) | 38 comments I'm excited to attempt the challenge again this spring. It's been a while and I'm really looking forward to giving it another shot.

I'm working on this in a Google doc - it's still a a work in process.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/c...


message 33: by Michelle (last edited May 15, 2012 07:06AM) (new)

Michelle (deckfullojokers) | 47 comments 5.1 Silhouette on the Shade
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré by John Le Carre
5.2 Get Caught Reading
The Thirteenth Tale The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield by Diane Setterfield
5.3 Let’s Hear it for the Boys
The Hangman's Daughter by Oliver Potzch
Found from GR friend Eric Hoefler
5.4 The FIRE Within
Fire Study by Maria V. Snyder
*Maria V. Snyder is a Goodreads Author*
5.5 Possession
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
*Margaret Atwood is a Goodreads Author*
5.6 SRC Recommends Redux
Voted for The Book Thief (which was at #4 when I voted), Water for Elephants (which was at #6 when I voted), and The Hunger Games (which was #1 when I voted)
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Help was Listed as #3 when selected to read.
*Kathryn Stockett is a Goodreads Author*
5.7 I Love Paris in the Spring Time
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
*Paula McLain is a Goodreads Author*
5.8 Too Long To-Do List
Martin the Warrior by Brian Jacques
5.9 The Devil Made Me Do It
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
*Erik Larson is a Goodreads Author*
5.10 Good Minds Suggest
Beneath a Meth Moon by Jacqueline Woodson
Jacqueline Woodson is featured

10.1 Happy Birthday, Dr. Seus!
Room by Emma Donoghue
Room = Moor
*Emma Donoghue is a Goodreads Author*
10.2 "The Shot Heard Round the World"
The Pox Party by M.T. Anderson
10.3 Run or Ride?
War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
10.4 Fire Signs
Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr
Meliss Marr was born on July 25
*Melissa Marr is a Goodreads Author*
10.5 All Fired Up!
The Survivors Club: The Secrets and Science that Could Save Your Life by Ben Sherwood
I'm interested in survival skills.
10.6> Middle Name Pride Day
10.7 Fuel to the Fire
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Lauren Oliver is a new author to me.
*Lauren Oliver is a Goodreads author*
10.8 I Have a Question
10.9 I'm On Fire!
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
*Cassandra Clare is a Goodreads Author*
10.10 April Fools Day!

15.1 Spring Forward
Book 1: Article 5 by Kristen Simmons
*Kristen Simmons is a Goodreads Author*
Book 2:
15.2 Dewey Be Different
15.3 We Go Together Like...
15.4 ABC's 123's...
15.5 ...and XYZ
Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder
Y is in 'study'
*Maria V. Snyder is a Goodreads Author*
15.6 They're On Fire
15.7 Spring into Action!
15.8 International Worker's Day
15.9 Geek Pride Day
The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
Science/technology listed as a genre for it
15.10 Where There's Smoke...

25.1 This One Goes Out to the One I Love
25.2 Out with the Old, In with the New...and it's Fire
Option 2: I am the Messenger by Markus Zusak by Markus Zusak
*Markus Zusak is a Goodreads Author*
25.3 Naming Things
25.4 More Fun with Words - With a Twist!
25.5 100 Years Ago
25.6 Fire and Ice
Book 1: Heads
Book 2: Heads
25.7 Cooking with Fire and Back to the Basics
25.8 Science Fiction and Fantasy Award Winners/Nominees
25.9 Red Hot
Option A: The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter
Paperback has 293 pages
*Aimee Carter is a Goodreads Author*
Option B: Wake by Lisa McMann
Published in 2008
*Lisa McMann is a Goodreads Author

30.1 We Didn't Start the Fire
30.2 "What I want to be" meets "What did I become"...
30.3 Spring Delights
Option 3 Luck o' the Irish: The Irish Princess by Karen Harper
*Karen Harper is a Goodreads Author*
Option 6 Spring in your Step: The Terror by Dan Simmons
*769 pages = Big Book
30.4 Burning Ring of Fire
30.5 Climbing the Family Tree
30.6 Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction
30.7 Fire Elementals
Option 4: Tempest by Julie Cross
*Julie Cross is a Goodreads Author*
Option 6: Don't Expect Magic by Kathy McCullough
256 pages
*Kathy McCullough is a Goodreads Author*
30.8 The Breakfast Club


message 34: by Cindy (last edited Apr 26, 2012 08:07PM) (new)

Cindy | 884 comments SPRING CHALLENGE 2012 TASKS
March 1 to May 31

5 Point Tasks

5.1 Three Junes
5.2 Reading Jackie: Her Autobiography in Books
5.3 Blood, Bones and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
5.4 The Saffron Kitchen
5.5 The Devil’s Bones (Body Farm #3)
5.6 The Book Thief
5.7 The Paris Wife
5.8 To The Lighthouse
5.9 Hope in Hell: Inside the World of Doctors Without Borders
5.10 With Child

10 Point Tasks

10.1 The Time is Noon
10.2 Echo in the Bone
10.3 War Horse
10.4 The Yearling
10.5 Mary Magdalen: Essential History
10.6 Rockbound
10.7 The Apprentice (Rizzoli & Isles #2)
10.8 What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day
10.9 The Scarpetta Factor
10.10 Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff Christ’s Childhood Pal

15 POINT TASKS

15.1 The Book of Negroes
15.2 Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption and How to Live: A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer
15.3 Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
15.4 Three Men in a Boat
15.5 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
15.6 11/22/63
15.7 Into Thin Air
15.8 A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on her Diary, 1785-1812
15.9 The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011
15.10 Farenheit 451


20 POINT TASKS

20.1 Curious Wine
20.2 The Search
20.3 Lake of Dreams
20.4 Southern Discomfort
20.5 A Trouble of Fools ( A Carlotta Carlyle Mystery #1)
20.6 Zoo Story: Life in the Garden of Captives and Port Mortuary
20.7 The Snow Child
20.8 Sarah's Key
20.9 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
20.10 The Night Circus


25 POINT TASKS

25.1 Bones of Betrayal (Body Farm #4) and History of the World in 6 Glasses
25.2 A History of Marriage and Burning Bright
25.3 The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love
25.4 The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair That Changed America and The Maid
25.5 Three Fates and The Eastern Stars: How Baseball Changed The Dominican Town
25.6 Chasing Fire and The Midwife of Venice
25.7 Saving Fish From Drowning and The Omnivore’s Dilemma
25.8 The Windup Girl
25.9 Tipping The Velvet and The Sinner(Rizzoli & Isles#3)
25.10 Life of Pi and The Sparks Fly Upward
25.11Tess of D'UrbErvilles and Body Double(Rizzoli & Isles#4)
25.12 My Friend Leonard and Late Nights on the Air

30 POINT TASKS

30.1 Anywhere But Here and On The Road
30.2 Alone in the Classroom and Behind the Veil: An Australian Nurse in Saudi Arabia
30.3 Lesson in Murder and Possession
30.4 The Bridge of the San Luis Rey and Sexing the Cherry
30.5 The Enchanted April and The Historian
30.6 Mockingbird and Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism
30.7 Hallowed Murder and Riding Lessons
30.8 The Cider House Rules and Eve

50 POINT TASKS

50.1 Shooting at Loons and Up Jumps the Devil and The Tiger's Wife


message 35: by Anne (Booklady) (last edited May 24, 2012 04:08PM) (new)

Anne  (Booklady) Molinarolo (wwwgoodreadscomAnneMolinarolo) | 939 comments Tentative Goal: 45 Books, 30 Tasks Completed

5 Points
5.1 Silhouette on the Shade - Heat Wave (Nikki Heat, #1) by Richard Castle
5.2 Get Caught Reading -
5.3 Let's Hear it for the Boys - Michael J It's Classified his Read Shelf finished 2/21/12
5.4 The FIRE Within - SIx Days oF ThE CondoR
5.5 Possession- The Time Traveler's Wife
5.6 SRC Recommends Redux -
5.7 I Love Paris in the Spring Time -
5.8 Too Long To-Do List - ????
5.9 The Devil Made Me Do It: The Devil's Punchbowl or Hell Gate
5.10 Good Minds Suggest: Sarah Dessen To Kill a Mockingbird

10 Points

10.1. Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
10.2. ”The Shot Heard Round the World” - 1776
10.3. Run or Ride? The Red Pony by John Steinbeck
10.4. Fire Signs
10.5. All Fired Up!
10.6. Middle Name Pride Day Child 44
10.7. Fuel to the Fire The Insider
10.8. I Have a Question When She Woke
10.9. I’m On Fire! Read a book that you're "hot" to read. ???
10.10. April Fools Day! The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next #1) by Jasper Fforde

15 Points

15.1 - Spring Forward - Book 1 ? Book 2 ?
15.2 - Dewey be Different - Book 1 ? Book 2 ?
15.3 - We Go Together Like... On, Off
15.4 - ABC’s, 123’s ...... Carry the One
15.5 - ...... And XYZ Franny and Zooey
15.6 - They're On Fire March 4, 2012 List #1 Kill Shot
15.7 - Spring Into Action!
15.8 - International Worker’s Day The Last Surgeon
15.9 - Geek Pride Day Caine's Pestilence: A Novel
15.10 - Where There's Smoke....... Summer of Fire

20 Points

20.1. Most Improved: Jen C's Task - Clean those shelves! Option 1: 11/22/63
20.2. Rookie on Top - Queenarwen's Task: April Showers A2 Love Story
20.3. Best Review: Chris MD's Task - Fiery Tunes FIRE and ICE Fire and Ice
20.4. Author!Author!: Skandia's Task - To be continued .... in Spring! The Ghost War
20.5 Bigger is Better
20.6. Seasoned Reader: Jennifer W’s task- She Works Hard for the Money - Snow Angels
20.7. Shorter is Sweeter: Jayalalita's Task - Happy Rama Navami! selection approved The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories
20.8. It's My Birthday: Mary Beth's Task - Party Time! Black Oil, Red Blood
20.9 Lucky Me! Bird: The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) by Suzanne Collins
20.10 Group Read - Divergent

25 Points

25.1. Jessica PDX’s Task: This One Goes Out to the One I Love
25.2. Jenn Renee's task:Out with the Old, In with the New... and it's Fire Option 3 The Burning Wire Option 4 Candle Flame The Moses Expedition
25.3. Coralie's task: Naming Things: Woods
In the Woods then Loitering With Intent, Stuart Woods
25.4. Sandy's task:More Fun with Words - With a Twist! ???
25.5. Laurie ME's Task: 100 Years Ago South: The Endurance Expedition? More Tales from the Cubs Dugout
25.6. Keltie Lee's Task: Fire and Ice - Heads, Tails
Trial by Fire & Swan Song
25.7. Mstan's Task: Cooking With Fire and Back to the Basics: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, The Grapes of Wrath
25.8. Helen's Task: Science Fiction and Fantasy Award Winners/Nominees
Hugo: 2002 American Gods Nebula: American Gods *magically turning 2 into 1

25.9. Stacie MI's Task: Red Hot A. Still Missing 352 pages, B.The Lovely Bones 2002
25.10. Mrs. Soule's Task:I love a happy ending!
2. Eeyore - A happy ending is unrealistic: from the quality dark fiction list. Not sure yet
3. Owl – I prefer real literature Rebecca #30 on 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die List
25.11. Kate S's Task: Take to the Links!
3. The Irons - Catching Fire
4. The Wedge - The Old Man and the Sea
25.12: Denise NC’s Task: Easter Eggs and Leprechauns Book A 1962 One Flew Over Book B Ellie rated 5 Stars to Sisters Brothers
30 Points

30.1 Ms. Anderson's Task: We Didn't Start the Fire
1956 & Threw 2 and 4
2. Michael Connelly was born 7/21/56.
The Drop
4. The Guns of Navarone was first published in 1956.

30.2 Sassafrass's task: “What I want to be” meets “What did I become”...
Book 1 The Reversal - lawyer
Book 2 Murder at The Washington Tribune - mass communications selection approved

30.3 Sheila/Kathy G's task: Spring Delights
3. Luck O’ the Irish - Minding Frankie trifecta
4. Tulips - Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell ?
30.4 Dlmrose's task: Burning Ring of Fire
Book 1 Ring of Fire: Antarctica Ice Station
Book 2: Read a book with "ING" found intact in any word in the title Wuthering Heights

30.5 Donna Jo's task: Climbing the Family Tree
Book 1 A. Wedding in Title - The Christmas Wedding
Book 2 C. Mother's Mother: Mary - The Group, Mary McCarthy
30.6 Delicious Dee's task:Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction - ???
30.7 Beth NC's task FIRE ELEMENTALS
4. Romance The Thorn Birds
5. Horse War Horse (Movie Cover) by Michael Morpurgo
30.8 Meghanly's task: The Breakfast Club
1. The Brain 500+ paged book Exodus
5. The Criminal Beg, Borrow or Steal. Borrow from library - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society


50 Points

50.1. Cindy AL's Task: North to Alaska

Option 4 - outdoorsy excursions

Life - Still Life
Snow - The Snow Child
Mountain - Burnt Mountain


message 36: by Elliott (last edited Mar 05, 2012 03:27PM) (new)

Elliott My Reading Plan

5.1: Because I am Furniture
5.2: The Novelist
5.3: Room
5.4:
5.5: The Lover's Dictionary
5.6:
5.7:
5.8: Illuminated
5.9:
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10.2: John Adams
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10.7: Crank
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10.9: Living Dead Girl
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15.1: Splendor
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15.6: The Fault in Our Stars
15.7: Stormbreaker


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Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 178 comments The Seasonal Reading Challenge
SPRING CHALLENGE 2012: FIRE
Duration:
3/1/2012 - 5/31/2012

http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/8...

5 Point Tasks

5.1 Silhouette on the Shade
5.2 Get Caught Reading - The Thirteenth Tale
5.3 Let's Hear it For the Boys: Photojim: Pleasure Unbound by Larissa Ione
5.4 The FIRE Within: Firelight by Sophie Jordan
5.5 Possession
5.6 SRC Recommends Redux
5.7 I Love Paris in the Spring Time
5.8 Too Long To-Do List: Since April: Comfort & Joy by Kristin Hannah
5.9 The Devil Made Me Do It
5.10 Good Minds Suggest

Pleasure Unbound (Demonica, #1) by Larissa Ione Comfort & Joy by Kristin Hannah Firelight (Firelight, #1) by Sophie Jordan

10 Point Tasks
10.1 Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
10.2 "The Shot Heard Round the World" - 1776
10.3 Run or Ride?: Set in Boston: Lucky Streak by Carly Phillips
10.4 Fire Signs
10.5 All Fired Up!: Beyond the Sling: A Real-Life Guide to Raising Confident, Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way by Mayim Bialik
10.6 Middle Name Pride Day: Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning
10.7 Fuel to the Fire: New to Me Now: The Vow: The True Events that Inspired the Movie by Kim Carpenter
10.8 I Have a Question
10.9 I'm On Fire! : From Dead to Worse by Charlaine Harris
10.10 April Fool's Day!: The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett

The Vow The True Events that Inspired the Movie by Kim Carpenter Lucky Streak (Lucky Trilogy, #2) by Carly Phillips From Dead to Worse (Sookie Stackhouse, #8) by Charlaine Harris The Color of Magic (Discworld, #1) by Terry Pratchett Bloodfever (Fever, #2) by Karen Marie Moning Beyond the Sling A Real-Life Guide to Raising Confident, Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way by Mayim Bialik

15 Point Tasks
15.1a: Spring Forward:
15.1b: Fall Back: The Prize byJulie Garwood
15.2 Dewey be Different
15.3 We Go Together Like...
15.4 ABC's, 123's....
A: Abandon by Meg Cabot
15.5 ....And XYZ: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
15.6 They're On Fire
15.7 Spring Into Action!
15.8 International Worker's Day
15.9 Geek Pride Day
15.10 Where There's Smoke....

Abandon (Abandon Trilogy, #1) by Meg Cabot The Prize by Julie Garwood A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1) by Deborah Harkness

20 Point Tasks
20.1 Most Improved Player: 2. Listen to an Audiobook: Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
20.2 Rookie at the Top
20.3 Best Review
20.4 Author! Author!
20.5 Bigger is Better
20.6 Seasoned Reader
20.7 Shorter is Sweeter
20.8 It's My Birthday
20.9 Lucky Me!
20.10 Group Reads - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4) by Stephenie Meyer

25 Point Tasks
25.1 This One Goes Out to the One I Love
25.2 Out With the Old, In With the New
25.3 Naming Things
25.4 More Fun With Words - With a Twist!
25.5 100 Years Ago
25.6 Fire and Ice
25.7 Cooking With Fire and Back to the Basics
25.8 Science Fiction and Fantasy Award Winners - A Storm of Swords
25.9 Red Hot
25.10 Mrs. Soule
25.11 Kate S
25.12 Book A: Easter Eggs:Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman
25.12 Book B:


Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman

30 Point Tasks
30.1 We Didn't Start the Fire
30.2 "What I want to be" meets "What did I become"
30.3 Spring Delights
30.4 Burning Ring of Fire
30.5 Climbing the Family Tree
30.6 Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction
30.7 FIRE ELEMENTS
30.8 The Breakfast Club


message 38: by Dalynn (new)

Dalynn (dalynnrmc) | 11 comments Placeholder, and totally stole an outline from above. Thank you! <3

5 Point Tasks

5.1 Silhouette on the Shade
5.2 Get Caught Reading
5.3 Let's Hear it For the Boys
5.4 The FIRE Within
5.5 Possession
5.6 SRC Recommends Redux
5.7 I Love Paris in the Spring Time
5.8 Too Long To-Do List
5.9 The Devil Made Me Do It
5.10 Good Minds Suggest

10 Point Tasks
10.1 Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
10.2 "The Shot Heard Round the World"
10.3 Run or Ride?
10.4 Fire Signs
10.5 All Fired Up!
10.6 Middle Name Pride Day
10.7 Fuel to the Fire
10.8 I Have a Question
10.9 I'm On Fire!
10.10 April Fool's Day!

15 Point Tasks
15.1 Spring Forward
15.2 Dewey be Different
15.3 We Go Together Like...
15.4 ABC's, 123's....
15.5 ....And XYZ
15.6 They're On Fire
15.7 Spring Into Action!
15.8 International Worker's Day
15.9 Geek Pride Day
15.10 Where There's Smoke....

20 Point Tasks
20.1 Most Improved Player
20.2 Rookie at the Top
20.3 Best Review
20.4 Author! Author!
20.5 Bigger is Better
20.6 Seasoned Reader
20.7 Shorter is Sweeter
20.8 It's My Birthday
20.9 Lucky Me!
20.10 Group Reads

25 Point Tasks
25.1 This One Goes Out to the One I Love
25.2 Out With the Old, In With the New
25.3 Naming Things
25.4 More Fun With Words - With a Twist!
25.5 100 Years Ago
25.6 Fire and Ice
25.7 Cooking With Fire and Back to the Basics
25.8 Science Fiction and Fantasy Award Winners
25.9 Red Hot
25.10 Mrs. Soule
25.11 Kate S
25.12 Denise NC

30 Point Tasks
30.1 We Didn't Start the Fire
30.2 "What I want to be" meets "What did I become"
30.3 Spring Delights
30.4 Burning Ring of Fire
30.5 Climbing the Family Tree
30.6 Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction
30.7 FIRE ELEMENTS
30.8 The Breakfast Club


message 39: by Carla (last edited Jun 12, 2012 10:19AM) (new)

Carla Ruffer (hpaddict) | 118 comments 15.5 And XYZ The Distant Land of My Father by Bo Caldwell

15.8 International Workers Day Four Queens The Provençal Sisters Who Ruled Europe by Nancy Goldstone

15.9 Geek Pride Day The Kingdom of Ohio by Matthew Flaming , female character is a math genius and the book is about technology

25.1 This One Goes Out to the One I Love A: Queen By Right by Anne Easter Smith , 2nd line of song "right" & B: A Mighty Long Way My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School by Carlotta Walls LaNier by Carlotta Walls LaNier, nf (33 letters in title and author)

25.9 Red Hot A: Becoming Jane Eyre by Sheila Kohler , 232 pages & C: The Scarlet Letter  by Nathaniel Hawthorne , set in Boston, MA = Boston Bruins

25.12 Easter Eggs and Leprechauns A.3 To Be Queen A Novel of the Early Life of Eleanor of Aquitaine by Christy English , female main character & B.1 The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay , green cover


message 40: by April (last edited May 17, 2012 10:40AM) (new)

April 15.5 - XYZ- The Marvelous Land of Oz 5/2/12

20.1. Most Improved: Jen C's Task - Clean those shelves! Ragtime 3/29/12

20.3. Best Review: Chris MD's Task - Fiery Tunes
I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements

20.4. Author!Author!: Skandia's Task - To be continued .... in Spring! Hard Bitten Winter Task 25.4 Twice Bitten

20.5. Bigger is Better: Masanobu's Task - A Game of Books
4. Targaryen: Blood Oath Blood Oath (Nathaniel Cade #1) by Christopher Farnsworth 3/6/12

20.6. Seasoned Reader: Jennifer W’s task- She Works Hard for the Money Rolled a 6 The Thirteenth Tale 4/12/12

20.7. Shorter is Sweeter: Jayalalita's Task - Happy Rama Navami! The Serpent's Shadow 5/16/12

20.8. It's My Birthday: Mary Beth's Task - Party Time! Wreck the Halls: Cake Wrecks Gets "Festive" Finished 4/19/12

20.9 Lucky Me!: Bea's Task - I Can’t Wait for Spring!
4. COLORS: Lover Reborn Lover Reborn (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #10) by J.R. Ward 5/12/12

25.4. Sandy's task:More Fun with Words - With a Twist!
Book 1 Queen Hereafter: A Novel of Margaret of Scotland 3/19/12 MOON
Book 2 Under a Vampire Moon: An Argeneau Novel 5/6/12

25.8. Helen's Task: Science Fiction and Fantasy Award Winners/Nominees
Slaughterhouse Five Hugo Nom 1970 and Nebula Nom 1970 5/15/12

25.11- Take to the Links
3.The Irons- The Historian ratings of 68,243 on 3/6/12 Finished 4/26/12
5.The Putter- Passive Aggressive Notes: Painfully Polite and Hilariously Hostile Writings 160 pgs Finished 4/19/12

30.1 Ms. Anderson's Task: We Didn't Start the Fire
Picked 1954 Rolled two #2
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson 3/14/12 and Send Yourself Roses: Thoughts on My Life, Love, and Leading Roles by Kathleen Turner 3/8/12

30.3 Sheila/Kathy G's task: Spring Delights
2. Spring Thing- The Garden Intrigue by Lauren Willig who was born in March 5/2/12
5."derFruhling"- in Some Girls: My Life in a Harem Finished 4/2/12

30.4 Dlmrose's task: Burning Ring of Fire
Book 1: Princess Masako: Prisoner of the Chrysanthemum Throne Set in Japan 5/5/12
Book 2: Beauty: A Retelling of Beauty & the Beast 4/18/12

30.5 Donna Jo's task: Climbing the Family Tree
B. 1955 Lolita 3/15/12
D. eight word title The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family 4/9/12

30.6 Delicious Dee's task:Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction
Option A
1. fiction book of your choice Destined 3/1/12
2. non-fiction related Unsinkable 4/16/12

30.7 Beth NC's task FIRE ELEMENTALS
1. Wanted: Undead or Alive 3/26/12
4. The Twentieth Wife 4/29/12

30.8 Meghanly's task: The Breakfast Club
1. The Brain: 521 pgs The Blind Assassin
5. The Criminal: Library The Wind Done Gone: A Novel 3/2/12

50.1 Cindy AL's Task: North to Alaska
1) Read a book whose author's initials are in these letters: BERINGSTRAIT, SEWARDSFOLLY.- The Yard by Alex Grecian Initials AG in Beringstrait
2) read a mystery. Required: mystery must be listed as a genre on the book's main Goodreads page. The Woman in Black: A Ghost Story 3/31/12
5)read a book from your favorite genre. Required: tell what the genre is when you post Beautiful Darkness Paranormal 5/13/12


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Vikki (silverstarz) | 55 comments My Reading Plan

5.1 Silhouette on the shade
silhouette on cover Forever (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #3) by Maggie Stiefvater DONE

5.2 Get Caught Reading
image of book or word book/read

5.3 Let's Hear It For The Boys
book from shelf of male GR friend or member of SRC

5.4 The Fire Within
Book with letters F I R E in title
Catching Fire DONE

5.5 Possession
word in possessive form

5.6 SRC Recommends Redux
Book from list that someone else recommended

5.7 I Love Paris In The Springtime
Book set in France, by French author or originally written in French

5.8 Too Long To-Do List
Book in to-read pile for too long

5.9 The Devil Made Me Do It
Book with devil/hell in title. Synonyms work

5.10 Good Minds Suggest
book from this column or author recommended

10.1 Happy Birthday Doctor Seuss
book with word in title than can be spelled backward

10.2 The Shot Heard Around The World
Book set during revolutionary war 1775- 1783 or book about it

10.3 Run or Ride?
Book about horses, horse on cover. Or book set in Boston Horse Blues (Saddle Club, #62) by Bonnie Bryant DONE

10.4 Fire Signs
Book by author born under a fire sign
Mansfield Park

10.5 All Fired Up
Book about a subject you're passionate about

10.6 Middle Name Pride Day
Book by author who uses middle name (not just initial)

10.7 Fuel To The Fire
Book by author new to you during winter challenge, or a new to you author
Mockingjay DONE

10.8 I Have A Question
Title containing who, what, when, where, why or how

10.9 I'm On Fire
Book you're hot to read
Deadlocked

10.10 April Fools Day
Book with humour listed as genre
I've Got Your Number DONE

15.5 And X Y Z
Containg X Y or Z
The Queen Of Subtleties by Suzannah Dunn DONE

15.6 They're On Fire
The Litigators book (& author) listed on January 8th 2012 list

15.8 International Workers Day
The Associate DONE

20.1 Clean Those Shelves
Read any book you own as of March 1st
The Black Echo DONE

20.4 To Be Continued.... In Spring
Next book in series from any series read in Winter Challenge
Judas Kiss DONE

20.8 Party Time
More than 50,000 or less than 500 ratings
One Dog At A Time: Saving The Strays Of Helmand An Inspiring True Story DONE

20.10 Group Reads
Divergent DONE

25.9
Option B The Hunger Games published 2008
Option C Ghost Town set in Texas, home state for the Dallas Stars DONE


message 42: by Almeta (last edited Apr 14, 2012 11:45AM) (new)

Almeta (menfrommarrs)


5.1 Silhouette on the Shade
Read a book with a silhouette on the cover.
Dead Men Don't Ski by Patricia Moyes has two silhouettes in the upper right corner of the cover.


5.2 Get Caught Reading
Read a book with the word "book" in the title.
The Book of Shadows

5.3 Let's Hear it for the Boys
Read a book from the shelves of any male GR friend
Gatorman says “Probably the best haunted house story I have ever read.”
The Guardians by Andrew Pyper who is a Goodreads Author

5.4 The FIRE Within
Read a book with the LETTERS F, I, R, E in the title.
Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas by Tom Robbins.

5.5 Possession
Read a book with a word in the possessive form
The Philosopher's Apprentice by James Morrow

5.6 SRC Recommends Redux
I voted for The Help
Ranking at #11 The Kite Runner

5.7 I Love Paris in the Spring Time
Read a book set in France
The Maid by Kimberly Cutter Goodreads Author

5.9 The Devil Made Me Do It
Read a book with the word "Lucifer”
I, Lucifer: Finally, the Other Side of the Story

5.10 Good Minds Suggest
Betty White recommended Lost Horizon

10.1. Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
read a book with a word in the title that can make another word spelled backwards.
time/emit A wrinkle in time by Madeleine L'Engle

10.3. Run or Ride? a book set in Boston.
Book of Shadows

10.4. Fire Signs Read an author who was born an Aries
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides, who was born April 13, 1960.


10.5. All Fired Up!
Read a book about a subject you're fired up about.
REQUIRED: explain in your post the subject that you’re all fired up about and how your book relates to that subject.
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

10.6. Middle Name Pride Day
Read a book by an author who uses his middle name,
The Black Camel by Earl Derr Biggers.

15.2 - Dewey be Different
Read two nonfiction books, each from a different “century” of the Dewey Decimal 10 books that screwed up the world : and 5 others that didn't help by Benjamin Wiker dewey 909.09821- 909 World history

Ranch of dreams : the heartwarming story of America's most unusual animal sanctuary /
by Cleveland Amory,. Dewey 818.5403 – 818 American miscellaneous writings in English

15.3 - We Go Together Like...
Read ONE book that contains two words that are commonly linked together as a pair – boy and girl
Lost boy lost girl by Peter Straub

15.4 - ABC’s, 123’s ......
Read ONE book that has a number and a word that starts with A, B, or C in its title/subtitle.
Third Grave Dead Ahead Third Ahead

15.5 - ...... And XYZ
Read a book in which the letter X appear in the title
The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino

15.6 - They're On Fire
Read any book written by an author that has appeared on the New York Times Bestseller list so far this year.
On the Jan 1- Jan 15 NY Times Bestseller List was P. D. James, reading A Certain Justice

15.8 - International Worker’s Day
May 1st an international holiday known as International Worker’s Day. Read a book with a type of job or profession in the title. Emperor, Empress, King, Queen, Prince, Princess, Duke, Duchess, and Knight will be considered professions for the purposes of this task.
Anna and the King of Siam

15.10 - Where There's Smoke.......
Read a book in which a fire is central to the plot
The Gone Away World

20.3. Best Review: Chris MD's Task - Fiery Tunes
select a song with the word “fire” in the TITLE, and then read a book where any of the MAIN words from the song title also appear in the book’s title.
Chose song - FIRE and RAIN
Prayers for Rain by Dennis Lehane

20.4. Author!Author!: Skandia's Task - To be continued .... in Spring!
choose ONE book that is the next book in a series from which you read and claimed points for any task during the Winter Challenge 2011 -2012. Read Mistress of the Art of Death
in the Winter Challenge. Reading The Serpent's Tale as the next in the series.

20.6. Seasoned Reader: Jennifer W’s task- She Works Hard for the Money
Rolled a 1
1: Mental health.. Read a book in which a character has a mental illness or is a mental health worker.
Doctor Olaf Van Schuler's Brain by Kirsten Menger-Anderson who is a Goodreads Author

20.8. It's My Birthday: Mary Beth's Task - Party Time!
Read a book with fewer than 500 ratings on Goodreads.
Blood to Drink: A Wesley Farrell Novel has 4 ratings on Goodreads.

20.10 Group Reads Published in the Twenty-Teens: The Night Circus

25.1. Jessica PDX’s Task: This One Goes Out to the One I Love
you’ll read two books, one for each song. And in deference to his reading tastes, at least one of the books you read must be non-fiction - the other can be fiction or non-fiction.

Book A: “1979” -
"1979" lyrics, 19th line - "Faster than the speed of sound"
The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating is non-fiction.

Book B: “Thirty-Three” – lyrics, 5th line – “I know I can't be late, supper's waiting on the table
The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje is fiction.

25.2. Jenn Renee's task:Out with the Old, In with the New... and it's Fire
Both of these authors are new to me.

1. Read a book whose author's first or last name starts with the letters F,I,R,E
Broken by Karin Fossum

2. Read a book with a red cover
Birdman by Mo Hayder by Mo Hayder has a red cover.

25.3. Coralie's task: Naming Things Read two books.
Book 1 must have a name in the title - The Black Book by Orhan Pamuk
Book 2 must be written by an author with that name. Takeover by Lisa Black, who is a goodreads author

25.4. Sandy's task:More Fun with Words - With a Twist!
Book 1 - read any book you like with at least 4 words in the title. You must make a word that is at least 4 letters long, using the first letters of the words in the title. From The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes Gather to Solve the World's Most Perplexing Cold Cases, I made the word Ghost

Book 2 - read a book that has your anagram from part 1 in its title.
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir R.A. Dick.

25.5. Laurie ME's Task: 100 Years Ago
Book 1: Read a fiction book about the sinking Titanic.
Ghosts I Have Been by Richard Peck -Blosssom Culp has second sight and she is "on board" the sinking Titanic.

Book 2: Read a nonfiction book about baseball.
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis.


25.6. Keltie Lee's Task: Fire and Ice
Book 1 Tails: a book with the word hate in the title
Hate That Cat

Book 2 Tails: read a novel that takes place at the end of the world. dystopia, Genesis by Bernard Beckett.



25.7. Mstan's Task: Cooking With Fire and Back to the Basics
Book 1 - Read a book with the title containing the name of a dish that is normally cooked
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Shaffer, Mary Ann.
Book 2 - Read a book containing the name of a food that need not be cooked.
Chocolat by Joanne Harris

25.8. Helen's Task: Science Fiction and Fantasy Award Winners/Nominees- A few of the books are listed on both lists. If you read one of those, you can use the same book for both categories. However, you must list the book twice and provide the pertinent information for each category.

2010 Hugo Award nominee
Boneshaker by Cherie Priest, a Goodreads Author

2010 Nebula Award nominee, (Goodreads say 2009)
Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

25.9. Stacie MI's Task: Red Hot
you will read two books from a different option.

Option A: book with a 2 and a 3 in the page total.
People of the Book has 372 pages

Option C: pick a team: The New Jersey Devils
Twenty Blue Devils by Aaron Elkins

25.10. Mrs. Soule's Task: Option B: read 2 books from the characters, used the same option twice
3. Owl –read a book from 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
Life of PI
The Handmaid’s Tale

25.11. Kate S's Task: Take to the Links!
3. The Irons, book more than 25000 ratings. Love in the Time of Cholera has 99,366

5. The Putter- Read a short book
We have always Lived in the Castle with 146 pages

30.1 Ms. Anderson's Task: We Didn't Start the Fire
A. pick ANY year with events on the list- Chose 1963

B. Roll two die. I rolled a 4 and a 1.
1. Read a book about a person/place/thing/
11/22/63 by Stephen King

4. Read a book first published during 1963
The Chill by Ross Macdonald

30.2 Sassafrass's task: “What I want to be” meets “What did I become”.read two books:

Book 1:—I studied for a very brief while to be an anthropologist. I failed miserably at these studies. Guess the idea of adventure was more interesting than the actual work!
Mating by Norman Rush.

Book 2: Read a book about someone who is retired
I am retired and so is Sam Acquillo in Head Wounds by Chris Knopf, a Goodreads Author

Optional: My life is nothing like my “kid” self envisioned it. Different location, different friends, different family life. All of the occupations that I “fell into” had no relation to any thoughts that I had. What is most surprising is that many of them required mathematics, a subject that I hated in school

30.3 Sheila/Kathy G's task:
3. a book with a green cover
The Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaaberbøl
Agnete Friis is a Goodreads author

4. a book showing two people on the cover
Beautiful Death Art of the Cemetery by David Robinson
Beautiful Death: Art of the Cemetery by David Robinson.


30.4 Dlmrose's task: Burning Ring of Fire 2 books
Book 1: a book set in the Ring of Fire: Russia
Snowdrops by A. D. Miller

Book 2: a book with "ING" found intact.
The Killing Man by Mickey Spillane

30.5 Donna Jo's task: -choose two of the following options and read one book from each.

B.. Read a book first published between 1940 & 1959.
Tales From The White Hart by Arthur C. Clarke was published in the Year 1957 (in honor of my sister)
D. eight word title - The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

30.6 Delicious Dee's task:Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Option A: read one fiction book ,one non-fiction book.
In T. Jefferson Parker's The Fallen, the detective sees the emotion in people’s speech as shapes and colors. This is one of the forms Synesthesia. You may recall that Death also saw emotional states as color in The Book Thief. So now I am interested enough to investigate further, by reading The Frog Who Croaked Blue: Synesthesia and the Mixing of the Senses by Ward Jamie


30.7 Beth NC's task FIRE ELEMENTALS
5. A posionous snake is delivered to Nero Wolf, a Fer-de-Lance by Rex Stout.

6. Read a book where the number of pages ends a 7.
I Am Half Sick Of Shadows: A Flavia De Luce Novel with 297 pages


30.8 Meghanly's task: The Breakfast Club

3. The Basket Case: Lost Boy Lost Girl
by Peter Straub with the Books Stephen King Recommends group
4.The Princess: Looking for Alaska



message 43: by Kayleigh (last edited Apr 29, 2012 07:44PM) (new)

Kayleigh Creates (kayleigh_creates) | 315 comments Keltie Lee


5.1 Hate List
5.2 I Now Pronounce You Someone Else
5.3 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
5.4 The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids
5.5 Beastly: Lindy's Diary

5.6 Thirteen Reasons Why
5.7 Anna and the French Kiss
5.8 Sophie & Carter
5.9 Devilish
5.10 The Time Traveler's Wife


10.1 Room Service (Do Not Disturb)
10.2 Chains

10.3 My Front Page Scandal (Harlequin Blaze #352)
10.4 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
10.5 Crush du Jour

10.6 Walt Disney World & Orlando for Dummies With Post-It Flags
10.7 Define "Normal"
10.8 What the Lady Wants
10.9 The Complete Idiot's Guide to Walt Disney World, 2010 Edition
10.10 A Match Made in High School

15.1 Mount Vernon Love Story: A Novel of George and Martha Washington,Wither
15.2 Greek Myths: Gods, Heroes, and Monsters: Their Sources, Their Stories, and Their Meanings, Profiling: The Psychology of Catching Killers
15.4 Birnbaum's Walt Disney World 2012

15.5 Zero Control
15.6 Wife by Wednesday
15.7 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

15.8 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
15.9 Deception Point
15.10 Flashpoint

20.1 Sleepaway Girls
20.2 Dash & Lily's Book of Dares
20.3 Take Me There
20.4 Private
20.5 The Twelve Dates of Christmas

20.6 All Around the Town
20.7 Bewitching
20.8 The Taming
20.9 Lola and the Boy Next Door
20.10 The Night Circus

25.1 Two-Way Street, A Field Guide for Heartbreakers
25.2 Empress of the World, For Keeps

25.3 Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side, The Karma Club
25.4 License to Pawn: Deals, Steals, and My Life at the Gold & Silver, About Last Night
25.5 Fateful, Boys Of Summer

25.6 Silent Desires, Fever
25.7 You Wish, Devoured
25.8 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, The Handmaid's Tale
25.9 Gimme a Call, Dream Factory
25.10 Immortal City, Rock and a Hard Place
25.11 Jane Eyre, Must Love Black

25.12 Second Kiss, A Discovery of Witches

30.1 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Her Sexy Valentine
30.2 She's Got the Beat, Ripped at the Seams
30.3 Jessica Rules the Dark Side, There You'll Find Me
30.4 The Rules for Hearts, Knowing the Score
30.5 Her Book of Pleasure, Loves Music, Loves to Dance
30.6 Boys, Girls and Other Hazardous Materials, Making the Team: Inside the World of Sports Initiations and Hazing
30.7 Bitter End, Tangled

30.8 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Caleb + Kate

50.1 Sheet Music, Boys, Bears, and a Serious Pair of Hiking Boots, Psych Major Syndrome


message 44: by Esther (last edited Mar 20, 2012 07:33PM) (new)

Esther  (estame) 5 Point Tasks

5.1 An Abundance of Katherines
5.2 Lost in a Good Book
5.3 Robert A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
5.4 The Perks of Being a Wallflower
5.5 The Handmaid's Tale
5.6 Voted for ATGIB #40, Eyre Affair #56, P&P # 8, Kite Runner #11, DTatto #12 The Art of Racing in the Rain
5.7 The Paris Wife
5.8 De Profundis
5.9 ??????? Book about Devil or hell
5.10 James Patterson - 1st to Die

TEN POINT TASKS -
10.1 ????
10.2 ??? Revolutionary war.....
10.3 ??? horse on the cover or the word “horse” in the title, or a book about running
10.4 ?? Author birthday
10.5 Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison
10.6 Speak
10.7 ??? A new author
10.8 ???? Read a book with one of the following words in the title or subtitle: Who, What, When, Where, How, or Why
10.9 Lost in a Good BookPOST 468
10.10 ??? Book that humour as it's main genre


15 POINT TASKS

15.1 Option B - book 30 years in the past
15.2
15.3 Option 2 Lock and Key
15.4 option two 2:46: Aftershocks: Stories from the Japan Earthquake - awaiting verification
15.5 Lucy Wagner Gets in Shape
15.6 ????? pick a bestseller
15.7 Graceling adventure
15.8 ???International workers day - job title in name of book
15.9 ??geek pride
15.10 ?? a book with fire as it's main topic

20 POINT TASKS

20.1 option 1 Where the Heart Is
20.2 Book that made me laugh - The Importance of Being Earnest
20.3 Fire tunes ????
20.4 Outlander
20.5 Rolled 3 - Chose 1Q84: Book 1 and Book 2 gray and white
20.6 ???Book about an author
20.7 ??Mythology
20.8 ??? More than 50,000 or less than 500 ratings on GR
20.9 1. BIRDBlackbird House
20.10 Read one of the group reads....and post about it.


25 POINT TASKS

25.1 The Art of Racing in the Rain
25.2 option 2 How to Kill a Rock Star ad Four to Score
25.3 ????
25. anagram???
25.5 boat sinking x 2
25.6 Chasing Fire Brave New World
25.7 Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe Watermelon
25.8 Slaughterhouse Five x 2? Fahrenheit 451
25.9 ???? page number ending 2/3
25.10 ???2x romance novels
25.11 Wood - Anna Karenina Putter - Summer
25.12 A3 Saving CeeCee Honeycutt - Suzanne's Dairy for Nicholas - recommended 5 stars by nick POST 366

30 POINT TASKS

30.1 1977 Born John Green Paper Towns
Died - Lolita
30.2 book 1 The Midwife's Confession book 2 Too Scared To Cry: Psychic Trauma In Childhood POST 365
30.3 option 4Angela's Ashes and option 3'Tis
30.4 The Perks of Being a Wallflower The Snow Child
30.5 The Last Song (or a romance) Northanger Abbey
30.6 Alias Grace and Broadmoor Revealed: Victorian Crime and the Lunatic Asylum that fit together - verified in help post 114 by Dee
30.7 The Kite Runner Sense and Sensibility
30.8 Big Book -


message 45: by Becky (last edited Mar 20, 2012 04:37PM) (new)

Becky (ragamuffin_child) | 68 comments 30 points
30.1 - Paper Towns; Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
30.2 - War Nurse: A Second World War Girl's Diary; The Piano Teacher
30.3 - The Spring of the Ram; Notes from a Spinning Planet
30.4 - Terra Incognita; The Weed that Strings the Hangman's Bag
30.5 - Sunrise on Stradbury Square Fell; The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
30.6 - Maine; Settled in the Wild
30.7 - Change of Heart; Lion in the Valley
30.8 - Mary and Elizabeth
30.9 - On the Jellicoe Road

25 points
25.1 - Tusk and Stone/Water, Stone Heart; Waiting for Superman
25.2 - To Kill a Mockingbird; The Black Stallion and Flame
25.3 - Sarah's Key; The Postmistress
25.4 - A Light in the Storm; Maid to Match
25.5 - The Dressmaker; Shakespeare Bats Cleanup
25.6 - Fire and Ice/Ice, Iron, and Snow; Wildflowers of Terezin/The King's Gambit
25.7 - Of Grace and Chocolate; Bumped
25.6 - Yiddish Policemen's Union/The Windup Girl
25.9 - One Hundred Years of Solitude; ??
25.10 - Ten Thousand Charms; Death and the Joyful Woman
25.11 - Eldorado; Whale Rider
25.12 - Caleb's Crossing; The English American

20 Points
20.1 - Gone to Green
20.2 - Flood
20.3 - These Is My Words
20.4 - Explosive Eighteen
20.5 - The City of Ember
20.6 - Hate List
20.7 - The Myths...of Ireland
20.8 - Me Talk Pretty One Day
20.9 - The Tall Pine Polka
20.10 - Divergent

15 Points
15.1 - Mockingjay; The Innocent Libertine
15.2 - The Last Lecture; Born to Run
15.3 - Left Neglected; One Thousand Gifts
15.4 - Around the World in 100 Days
15.5 - Doomwyte
15.6 - War Horse
15.7 - Catching Fire
15.8 - The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
15.9 - Bringing Down the House
15.10 - Firegirl

10 points
10.1 - Wallflower: A Novel about Berlin
10.2 - Sup with the Devil
10.3 - A Passion Most Pure
10.4 - I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
10.5 - A Quilter's Holiday
10.6 - Bourne/The Solitary Envoy
10.7 - A Marked Man
10.8 - The Pot Thief who Studied Pythagoras
10.9 - Coastliners
10.10 - Ophelia Joined the Group Maidens Who Don't Float

5 points
5.1 - The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
5.2 - Confessions of a Bookseller
5.3 - Acts of the Apostles
5.4 - Refiner's Fire
5.5 - The Handmaid's Tale
5.6 - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
5.7 - From Here, You Can't See Paris
5.8 - The Aloha Quilt
5.9 - The Screwtape Letters
5.10 - The Printmaker's Daughter


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message 47: by abbey sophia (last edited May 13, 2012 05:18PM) (new)

abbey sophia (abbeysophia) | 9 comments 5 point tasks
5.1 Little Bee by Chris Cleave (Goodreads author)
5.2 The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (Goodreads author)
5.3 OOn the Road by Jack Kerouac
5.4 The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson
5.5 The Dance of Anger: A Woman's Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships by Harriet Goldhor Lerner
5.6 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
5.7 A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
5.8 TBD
5.9 Damned by Chuck Palahniuk
5.10 Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman (recommended by Robert Hass)

10 Point Tasks
10.1. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
10.2.
10.3. All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
10.4. The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
10.5 The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan
10.6. Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
10.7. Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews
10.8. How to Keep Kosher: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Jewish Dietary Laws by Lise Stern
10.9. TBD
10.10. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling

15 point tasks
15.1 Insurgent by Veronica Roth (Goodreads Author) and Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown
15.2 The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
15.3
15.5 Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
15.6 The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
15.7 The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
15.8 The Pilot's Wife by Anita Shreve
15.9 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
15.10

20 Point Tasks
20.1. TBD
20.2. Atonement by Ian McEwan
20.3. Watership Down by Richard Adams
20.4. The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
20.5. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
20.6. Double Dexter: A Novel by Jeff Lindsay
20.7.
20.8 TBD
20.9 Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
20.10 Divergent by Veronica Roth (Goodreads author)

25 point tasks
25.1.
25.2 Of Bees and Mist by Erick Setiawan
25.3 Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë
25.4
25.5
25.6 Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins and Pompeii by Robert Harris
25.7 Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg and The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
25.8 Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card / Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
25.9
25.10 Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë and The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
25.11 High Fidelity by Nick Hornby and Native Son by Richard Wright
25.12 The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman and A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

30 point tasks
30.1
30.2
30.3
30.4
30.5
30.6
30.7
30.8 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle and Beginner's Greek: A Novel by James Collins


message 48: by Marie-Anne (last edited Apr 08, 2012 03:06PM) (new)

Marie-Anne | 642 comments 5 Point Tasks
5.1 Silhouette on the Shade: Pussyfoot Pussyfoot (Midnight Louie, #2) by Carole Nelson Douglas by Carole Nelson Douglas. (finished 4/6/2012)
5.2 Get Caught Reading: Darke by Angie Sage. (finished 3/30/2012)
5.3 Let's Hear it For the Boys
5.4 The FIRE Within
5.5 Possession: Death's Bright Angel by Janet Neel. (finished 3/2/2012)
5.6 SRC Recommends Redux
5.7 I Love Paris in the Spring Time: Maigret À La Campagne: La Guinguette À Deux Sous. Le Charretier De La Providence. Le Fou De Bergerac. Maigret À Vichy. Monsieur Gallet, Décédé. Maigret Se Fâche. I read La Guinguette a Deux Sous most recently (finished 4/7/2012) in French.
5.8 Too Long To-Do List: Déjà Dead by Kathy Reichs (finished 3/12/2012)
5.9 The Devil Made Me Do It
5.10 Good Minds Suggest: From Laurie R. King's List: Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters. (finished 2/24/2012)

10 Point Tasks
10.1 Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
10.2 "The Shot Heard Round the World"
10.3 Run or Ride?
10.4 Fire Signs: Pussyfoot by Carole Nelson Douglas (birthday = 11/28). (finished 4/6/2012). I am using this one twice. Is that Allowed?
10.5 All Fired Up!
10.6 Middle Name Pride Day: Catering to Nobody by Diane Mott Davidson (finished 3/19/2012).
10.7 Fuel to the Fire: Het Meesterstuk by Anna Enquist (in Dutch) (finished 2/23/2012). Also The Sign by Raymond Khoury (finished 3/1/2012).
10.8 I Have a Question
10.9 I'm On Fire!
10.10 April Fool's Day!

15 Point Tasks
15.1 Spring Forward
15.2 Dewey be Different
15.3 We Go Together Like...
15.4 ABC's, 123's....
15.5 ....And XYZ
15.6 They're On Fire
15.7 Spring Into Action!
15.8 International Worker's Day: Biggie and the Poisoned Politician: A Mystery by Nancy Bell (finished 3/10/2012).
15.9 Geek Pride Day
15.10 Where There's Smoke....

20 Point Tasks
20.1 Clean those shelves!
20.2 April Showers
20.3 Fiery Tunes
20.4 To be continued.....in Spring!: Death at La Fenice by Donna Leon (finished 2/25/2012). This is a new series for me, I did not participate in the Winter challenge.
20.5 A Game of Books: I rolled a 1 -- Baratheon (black and gold/yellow cover OR the word ‘stag’ (‘deer’, ‘reindeer’ or ‘elk’ are valid too) in the title OR features royal characters). Not sure what I will read yet.
20.6 She Works Hard for the Money: I rolled a 4 -- Wildlife biologist, in a zoo. The Anteater of Death by Betty Webb -- currently reading.
20.7 Happy Rama Navami!
20.8 Party Time!
20.9 I Can't Wait for Spring
20.10 Group Reads

25 Point Tasks
25.1 This One Goes Out to the One I Love
25.2 Out With the Old, In With the New: Deadly Advice by Roberta Isleib Option 1) Last name starts with I. (finished 3/20/2012).
25.3 Naming Things
25.4 More Fun with Words
25.5 100 Years Ago
25.6 Fire and Ice: Flip 1: Tails (word desire or hate in the title or subtitle); Flip 2: Heads takes place at the end of the world).
25.7 Cooking With Fire and Back to the Basics
25.8 Science Fiction and Fantasy Award Winners
25.9 Red Hot
25.10 I love a happy ending!
25.11 Take to the Links!
25.12 Easter Eggs and Leprechauns

30 Point Tasks
30.1 We Didn't Start the Fire: Year selected = 1983. I rolled 3 (Read a book by an author who died during your year) and 6(Read a book about a person/place/thing/event from your year).
30.2 "What I want to be" meets "What did I become"
30.3 Spring Delights: Book 1: Option 5: Gunpowder Green by Laura Childs (finished 3/23/2012). The letters "de" in match in the title. Book 2: TBD.
30.4 Burning Ring of Fire
30.5 Climbing the Family Tree: Book 1: Option D, the word "eight" in the title: Eight Of Swords by David Skibbins -- currently reading.
30.6 Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction
30.7 FIRE ELEMENTS
30.8 The Breakfast Club


message 49: by Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (last edited Apr 16, 2012 05:04PM) (new)

Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (shuga) | 8 comments 5 Point Tasks~
5.1~Silhouette on the shade~ Forever (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #3) by Maggie Stiefvater
5.2~get caught reading~ A Witch in Time (A Bewitching Mystery, #6) by Madelyn Alt
5.3~let's hear it for the boys~ The World of Downton Abbey by Jessica Fellowes joseph-daniel
5.4~the fire within~ The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
5.5~possession~ Tiger's Quest (The Tiger Saga, #2) by Colleen Houck Read 04.16~
5.6~SRC recommends redux~ Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
5.7~I love Paris in the springtime~ The Secret History of the Pink Carnation (Pink Carnation, #1) by Lauren Willig Read 03.01~
5.8~too long to do list~ An Echo in the Bone (Outlander, #7) by Diana Gabaldon
5.9~the devil made me do it~ Dates From Hell by Kim Harrison
5.10~good minds suggest~ Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1) by Elizabeth Peters laurie r king

10 Point Tasks~
10.1~happy birthday Dr Seuss~ Candy Cane Murder (Hannah Swensen, #9.5) by Joanne Fluke murder~redrum
10.2~the shot heard around the world~ Silver Storm (Raveneau #1) by Cynthia Wright
10.3~run or hide?~ War Horse (War Horse, #1) by Michael Morpurgo
10.4~Fire signs~ Minion (Vampire Huntress Legend, #1) by L.A. Banks
10.5~all fired up~ Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind A Bestseller's Odyssey from Atlanta to Hollywood by Ellen F. Brown this is a passion of mine, i have an rather large collection of gwtw movie/book collectables
10.6~middle name pride day~ Fish Out of Water (Fred the Mermaid, #3) by MaryJanice Davidson
10.7~fuel to the fire~ Bad Blood (Crimson Moon, #1) by L.A. Banks new to me now
10.8~I have a question~ Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
10.9~I'm on fire~ Tempting Evil (Riley Jenson Guardian, #3) by Keri Arthur
10.10~April fool's day~ Plum Spooky (Stephanie Plum, #14.5) by Janet Evanovich humor

15 Point Tasks~
15.1~Spring forward~ Magic Bleeds (Kate Daniels, #4) by Ilona Andrews & The Deception of the Emerald Ring by Lauren Willig
15.2~Dewey be different~ The Tuscan Sun Cookbook Recipes from Our Italian Kitchen by Frances Mayes 641.59455 Two Rings A Story of Love and War by Millie Werber 940.5318092
15.3~we go together like~ Heat Stroke (Weather Warden, #2) by Rachel Caine
15.4~ABC...123~ Crossed (Matched, #2) by Ally Condie & 1st to Die (Women's Murder Club, #1) by James Patterson
15.5~XYZ~ You Slay Me by Katie MacAlister
15.6~they're on fire~ The Next Always (Inn BoonsBoro, #1) by Nora Roberts
15.7~spring into action~ guardian, rachel morgan couldnt find the book on the search
15.8 international workers day~ The Lost Duke of Wyndham (Two Dukes of Wyndham, #1) by Julia Quinn
15.9 geek pride day~ Prom Queen Geeks by Laura Preble
15.10 where there's smoke~ Up In Smoke (Silver Dragons, #2) by Katie MacAlister dragon

20 Point Tasks~
20.1 most improved, clean those shelves~ Anyone But You by Jennifer Crusie audiobook
20.2 rookie on top~ april showers~ Chill Factor (Weather Warden, #3) by Rachel Caine & may flowers~ One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1) by Janet Evanovich books that made you laugh (grandma mazur the gun & the chicken
20.3 best review~fiery tunes: cold fire~ Fire Me Up by Katie MacAlister
20.4 author! author!~ Dark Magic (Dark, #4) by Christine Feehan
20.5 bigger is better~rolled 4, Targaryen~ The Ice Dragon by George R.R. Martin
20.6 seasoned reader~rolled 6, author~ A Yuletide Murder (Murder, She Wrote, #11) by Jessica Fletcher
20.7 shorter is sweeter~ Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer retelling of cinderella
20.8 it's my birthday~ The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
20.9 lucky me~ Sanctuary Cove (A Cavanaugh Island Novel) by Rochelle Alers
20.10 group reads~ Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth

25 Point Tasks~
25.1 this one goes out to the one I love~
1979~ Flowers in the Attic (Dollanganger, #1) by V.C. Andrews & 33~ The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
25.2 out with the old, in with the new & it's fire~ 1~starts with FIRE Dark Challenge (Dark, #5) by Christine Feehan & 2~red cover Can't Teach an Old Demon New Tricks (Demon, #2) by Cara Lockwood
25.3 naming things~ Lord John and the Private Matter (Lord John Grey, #1) by Diana Gabaldon & The Pelican Brief by John Grisham john grisham
25.4 more fun with words with a twist~ In the Garden of Beasts Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson gives City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3) by Cassandra Clare
25.5 100 years ago~ titanic~ A Night to Remember by Walter Lord & baseball~ Changing the Game (Play by Play, #2) by Jaci Burton
25.6 Fire & Ice~ 1 heads~ Born of Ice (The League, #3) by Sherrilyn Kenyon & 2 tails~ Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1) by Lauren DeStefano
25.7 cooking with fire & back to basics~ Cream Puff Murder (Hannah Swensen, #11) by Joanne Fluke & Peaches (Peaches, #1) by Jodi Lynn Anderson
25.8 sci-fi & fantasy award winners & nominees~ A Dance With Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5) by George R.R. Martin & The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (The Inheritance Trilogy, #1) by N.K. Jemisin
25.9 red hot~ Option C~Chicago Blackhawks~ White Night (The Dresden Files, #9) by Jim Butcher & Option B~2008~ Chasing Harry Winston by Lauren Weisberger
25.10 I love a happy ending~ Jewels of the Sun The Gallaghers of Ardmore Trilogy #1 by Nora Roberts & Happy Ever After (Bride Quartet, #4) by Nora Roberts
25.11 take to the links~ the driver~ Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling & the wedge~ Black Dawn (The Morganville Vampires, #12) by Rachel Caine
25.12 Easter eggs & leprechauns~ A~option 1: pink cover~ Perfect (Pretty Little Liars, #3) by Sara Shepard & B~option 2: green cover~ Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4) by J.K. Rowling

30 Point Tasks~
30.1 we didnt start the fire~1955, rolled 4 & 3~ 4~ Hickory Dickory Dock (Hercule Poirot Mysteries (Paperback)) by Agatha Christie & b>3~ A Death in the Family by James Agee james agee, died 05.16.1955
30.2 what i want to be meets what did I become~ Swimming Without a Net (Fred the Mermaid, #2) by MaryJanice Davidson marine biologist was my dream Diagnosis Murder #2 The Death Merchant by Lee Goldberg i work in the medical field now
30.3 Spring delights~ #3-read a book set in Ireland~ The Deception of the Emerald Ring by Lauren Willig & #4-tulips~ Forget You by Jennifer Echols
30.4 burning ring of fire~ Alaska~ Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy, #5) by Richelle Mead & ING~ Midnight Rising (Midnight Breed, #4) by Lara Adrian
30.5 Climbing the family tree~ A~Romance~ Nobody's Baby But Mine (Chicago Stars, #3) by Susan Elizabeth Phillips & B~#8 in a series~ Undead and Unwelcome (Undead, #8) by MaryJanice Davidson
30.6 Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction~ A~fiction~ Madame Tussaud A Novel of the French Revolution by Michelle Moran & A~non-fiction~ Memoirs of Madame Tussaud
30.7 Fire Elementals~ 1 PN-UF~ Kitty's Big Trouble (Kitty Norville, #9) by Carrie Vaughn & 2 Phoenix~ Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling
30.8 the breakfast club~ 1 the brain~ Brisingr (Inheritance, #3) by Christopher Paolini & 2 the criminal~ Revenge at Bella Terra (Bella Terra Deception, #2) by Christina Dodd


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