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Friday, September 22, 2017

Goodreads Summer 2017 Scavenger - Endangered Species: Wrap-up Post



Timeframe: June 21 - September 20, 2017


20/20 books completed

Critically Endangered:
✔1. Amur Leopard
* Read a stand-alone book (not part of a series) - or - read a book with a husband and wife as the main characters.




Read a stand-alone book (not part of a series)

✔2. Black Rhino 
* Read a book with a primarily black cover (show us the cover) - or - read a book where a murder occurs.





Read a book with a primarily black cover






✔3. Bornean Orangutan 
* Read a book set on an island - or - read a book with the letters N-B-O found in the title, in that order.




Read a book set on an island (St. Lucia)

✔4. Hawksbill Turtle 
* Read a book with some sort of fish or water scene on the cover (show us the cover) - or - read a book with a character whose FIRST name starts with a letter in TURTLE (tell us the name).




Read a book with a character whose FIRST name starts with a letter in TURTLE [E = Eva]

✔5. Mountain Gorilla 
* Read a book set in the mountains or with a mountain showing on the cover (show us the cover) - or - read a Series Book #8 OR #13 (tell us the series).




Read a book set in the mountains or with a mountain showing on the cover [set in the mountains on the Pacific Crest Trail]

✔6. Saola - 
* Read a book whose title starts with a letter in SAOLA (disregard, A, An, The) - or - read a book with some sort of significant discovery in the plot (without revealing too much, tell us about the discovery).




Read a book whose title starts with a letter in SAOLA (A=Alice)

✔7. Vaquita - 
* Read a book originally published in 1958 or earlier - or - read a book with a fisherman or a scene where someone goes fishing.




Read a book originally published in 1958 or earlier [first published 1904]

Endangered:
✔8. African Wild Dog 
* Read a book with a total # of pages ending in "0" (tell us how many) - or - read a book with some sort of predator in the story.




Read a book with some sort of predator in the story [serial killer]

✔9. Asian Elephant 
* Read a book with MYTHOLOGY or FANTASY on the main genre page - or - read a book set in Asia. (Use this list to help.)




Read a book with MYTHOLOGY or FANTASY on the main genre page [FANTASY is on the main genre page]

✔10. Bengal Tiger -
* Read a book set in the 1970's - or - read a book where a character injures or kills an animal.




Read a book where a character injures or kills an animal [a cat is drowned]

✔11. Black-Footed Ferret 
* Read a book a book by an author who has a significant gap in his/her publication history; tell us the years involved (ex: P.J. Tracy published books in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, then not again until 2010) - or - read a book that has at least 300 pages (tell us how many).




Read a book that has at least 300 pages [459 pages]

✔12. Blue Whale 
* Read a book with a color word in the title or author's name - or - read a book with some sort of loud noise significant to the plot (thunder, explosion, even screams, etc.).




Read a book with a color word in the title (rose)

✔13. Chimpanzee 
* Read a book with some sort of leafy tree on the cover (show us the cover) - or - read a book involving cousins in some way (tell us how).




Read a book involving cousins in some way (two cousins go on a vacation together with their families)

✔14. Red Panda 
* Read a book with a predominantly red cover (show us the cover) - or - read a book whose title starts with P (including A, An, The).




Read a book whose title starts with P

✔15. Snow Leopard 
* Read a book set in a cold climate - or - read a book with snow in the title or on the cover (show us the cover).




Read a book with snow in the title or on the cover [snow on the cover]






Vulnerable:
✔16. Giant Panda 
* Read Book #26 or #84 on your TBR, sorted in whatever method you choose - or - read a book with a character or author who is from China.




Read Book #26 or #84 on your TBR, sorted in whatever method you choose [#84]


✔17. Giant Tortoise
* Read a book that is the last in a series (or is the last published so far) - or - read a book with a character or author named George (can be first or last name - reasonable similarities accepted, such as Georgie or Jorge).



The Revolution of Ivy by Amy Engel (The Book of Ivy, Book #2) - 8 Aug 2017

Read a book that is the last in the series (or is the last published so far)

✔18. Great White Shark
* Read a book with teeth on the cover (show us the cover) - or - read a book that took you a long time to read (at least a week).




Read a book that took you a long time to read (at least a week)

✔19. Hippopotamus
* Read a book with some sort of water on the cover that's large enough for a hippo (like a river, lake, or ocean) - or - read a book with the number 8 in the original publication YEAR (tell us the year.




Read a book with the number 8 in the original publication year [2008]

✔20. Marine Iguana
* Read a book with a fence on the cover (show us the cover) - or - read a book with an author whose first or last name starts with M or I.




Read a book with an author whose first or last name starts with M or I (M=Masterton)


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