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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Goodreads: An Apple a Day | Fall 2018 Seasonal Scavenger Challenge Wrap-up Post



25/25 COMPLETE

1. BALDWIN : Read a book set in a location that is cold more often than not; tell us where OR a book set in the 1700s

Alaskan Holiday by Debbie Macomber - 13 Nov 2018

Read a book set in a location that is cold more often than not [Alaska]


2. CORTLAND : Read a book by an author who was born at least 100 years ago (before September 1918); tell us when OR a book by an author OR with a character named Ben/Benny/Benjamin (reasonable spelling variations accepted)

What She Knew by Gilly Macmillan - 10 Oct 2018

Read a book with a character named Ben/Benny/Benjamin [Rachel’s missing son is named Ben]


3. COX'S ORANGE PIPPIN : Read a book set in London OR a book with an X in the author's first OR last name; post a link to the author's GR page

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell - 1 Oct 2018

Read a book set in London


4. EMPIRE : Read a book set in an empire of some sort; tell us where OR a book whose page total includes consecutive double numbers (224 and 188 work, 353 does not)

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver - 26 Sept 2018

Read a book whose page total includes consecutive double numbers [544 pages]


5. ESOPUS SPITZENBURG : Read a book whose cover is predominantly blue; post the cover OR a book set in New York (state)

Naked in Death by J.D. Robb (In Death, Book #1) - 5 Nov 2018

Read a book set in New York (state)


6. FUJI : Read a book set in Japan OR a book by an author whose FIRST name begins with J (or first initial for authors who use initials instead)

Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill - 3 Nov 2018

Read a book by an author whose FIRST name begins with J [Joe]


7. GINGER GOLD : Read a book with a predominantly yellow cover; post the cover OR a book set in the spring (March, April OR May); tell us when 

Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke (Hannah Swensen, Book #1) - 20 Dec 2018

Read a book with a predominantly yellow cover




8. GOLDEN DELICIOUS : Read a book with a color name in the title (plurals accepted, no other variations) OR a book whose main character earns his/her living as a farmer 

The Woman in Black: A Ghost Story by Susan Hill (The Woman in Black, Book #1) - 27 Oct 2018

Read a book with a color name in the title [Black]


9. GOLDRUSH : Read a book whose title is a question OR a book originally published in 1994

One For The Money by Janet Evanovich - 20 Dec 2018

Read a book originally published in 1994


10. GRANNY SMITH : Read a book with a character who is a grandmother; tell us the character OR a book you discovered in your TBR pile that you had forgotten about

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (Ready Player One, Book #1) - 28 Nov 2018

Read a book you discovered in your TBR pile that you had forgotten about


11. GRAVENSTEIN : Read a book set in California OR a book in which a character is actively involved in helping a non-profit organization; tell us the character and the organization

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender - 12 Nov 2018

Read a book set in California


12. HONEYCRISP : Read a book with a closed compound word in its title (like daydream, barefoot, etc; this list might help) OR a book that you had to pay much more for than you usually pay for a book

Wherever I Find Myself: Stories by Canadian Immigrant Women edited by Miriam Matejova - 29 Sept 2018

Read a book with a closed compound word in its title [Wherever]


13. LADY : Read a book with HOLIDAY on its main GR page OR a book with a titled character (Lady, Lord, Duke, Duchess); tell us the character

The Outcast by Kathryn Lasky (Guardians of Ga’Hoole, Book #8) - 30 Oct 2018

Read a book with a titled character [King Coryn]


14. LIBERTY : Read book #1 of a new-to-you series; tell us the series OR a book with a character who works in a medical field; tell us the character and the job

Gladiator by Anna Hackett (Galactic Gladiators, Book #1) - 7 Nov 2018

Read book #1 of a new-to-you series [Galactic Gladiators]


15. MACOUN : Read a book with a main character who earns his/her living as a chef (NOT a baker); OR a book that is very popular (over 10,000 GR ratings); tell us how many ratings

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton - 4 Oct 2018

Read a book that is very popular (773,186 ratings)


16. McINTOSH : Read a book by an author whose last name begins with the prefix Mc OR Mac OR a book with a main character who is a parent

Find You in the Dark by Nathan Ripley - 27 Sept 2018

Read a book with a main character who is a parent


17. MUTSU : Read a book whose title has changed since its original publication; tell us both titles OR a book that can be classified as more than one genre (i.e., romance and suspense OR historical and mystery); tell us the genres

For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund (For Darkness Shows the Stars, Book #1) - 1 Dec 2018

Read a book that can be classified as more than one genre [Science Fiction and Romance]


18. NORTHERN SPY : Read a book with a directional word in its title (NORTH, SOUTH, EAST, WEST, UP OR DOWN only) OR a book with ESPIONAGE on its main GR page

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai - 13 Oct 2018

Read a book with a directional word in its title [UP]


19. PINATA : Read a book with at least one Latino character; tell us the character OR a book with a one-word title (ALL words count)

Deliverance by James Dickey - 28 Oct 2018

Read a book with a one-word title 


20. PINK LADY : Read a book with a cover that is predominantly pink; post the cover OR a book whose title contains only words that are no more than four letters long (two-word minimum)

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White - 2 Nov 2018

Read a book with a cover that is predominantly pink





21. RUBYFROST : Read a book with a woman's name in the title OR a book with a "zippy, effervescent" character; tell us the character and why you would describe him/her that way


Matilda by Roald Dahl - 8 Oct 2018

Read a book with a woman's name in the title 


22. SNAPDRAGON : Read a book with a flower shown prominently on the cover; post the cover OR a book originally published in 2013 

The Girl in 6E by A.R. Torre (Deanna Madden, Book #1) - 6 Oct 2018

Read a book originally published in 2013 


23. TWENTY OUNCE : Read a book with a cardinal number in its title (1, 2, 3, not first, second, third) OR a book with a pie on its cover; post the cover

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson - 21 Oct 2018

Read a book with a cardinal number in its title [12]


24. YORK : Read a book whose title begins with Y (disregard A, An and The) OR a book set in Pennsylvania OR Virginia; tell us where

Your Heart Belongs to Me by Dean Koontz - 30 Sept 2018

Read a book whose title begins with Y


25. THE UNNAMED APPLE OF THE FUTURE : Read a book in which the first letter of EVERY word in the title can be found in UNNAMEDAPPLE (three-word minimum) OR a book released no more than six months before you read it; tell us when it was released

Unwelcome Guests by Anna Willett - 22 Sept 2018

Read a book released no more than six months before you read it [released 30 June 2018]


Alaskan Holiday by Debbie Macomber What She Knew by Gilly Macmillan Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver Naked in Death (In Death, #1) by J.D. Robb Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder (Hannah Swensen, #1) by Joanne Fluke The Woman in Black A Ghost Story by Susan Hill One For The Money (Stephanie Plum, #1) by Janet Evanovich Ready Player One by Ernest Cline The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee BenderWherever I Find Myself by Miriam Matejova The Outcast (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, #8) by Kathryn Lasky Gladiator (Galactic Gladiators, #1) by Anna Hackett The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton Find You In The Dark by Nathan Ripley For Darkness Shows the Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars, #1) by Diana Peterfreund I Am Malala The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai Deliverance by James Dickey The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White Matilda by Roald Dahl The Girl in 6E (Deanna Madden, #1) by A.R. Torre12 Rules for Life An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson Your Heart Belongs to Me by Dean Koontz Unwelcome Guests by Anna Willett 

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