Sunday, December 25, 2016

TLC January 2017 Scavenger Hunt - New or Blue?

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 January 2017 Scavenger Hunt - New or Blue? 

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Each month we will give you a list of 50 themed words to find in your books. 

There is no limit to how many words you can get per book.

*Any genre/format is fine. Re-reads are OK. No page minimum.* 

For each word please list the book, date read, page number/location and sentence where you found it.

EXAMPLE -
Apple - A Touch of Ice - L.J. Charles (1/10/16) 
I had a weakness for apple pie, heavy on the cinnamon... (loc. 245)

January - a new beginning or the January blues? Our theme this month is NEW or BLUE...

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Choose your Level:
New Blood – 10-20 words
True Blue – 21-40 words
Blue Ribbon – 41-50 words


DURATION: 1st January 2017 - 31st January 2017

**Books must be started and finished within this time frame.**

***Reserve your spot but no hunting till the 1st!***

Happy hunting!

Word List - (NB. You don't need to find the words New or Blue for each item, they are only for reference - but you can if you want to!)

1. (New) Age Skin Game Jim Butcher 1/3/17 p 20 “Maybe you’re starting to slip in your old age,” I said.

2. (Blue) Bayou Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 1965 I remember the preacher at the church down near the bayou left town about that same time.

3. (Blue) Beard Skin Game Jim Butcher 1/3/17 p 188 ... his beard was even more markedly grizzled.

4. (Blue) Bell Skin Game Jim Butcher 1/3/17 p 12 Hell’s bells.

5. (Blue) Berry They're Playing Our Song Carole Bayer Sager 1/8/17 p 325 Blueberry Pie.

6. (Blue) Bird Skin Game Jim Butcher 1/3/17 p 380 I love it when a posh bird talks dirty!

7. (Blue) Blazes Hell on Wheels Julie Ann Walker 1/9/17 p. 333 “What in blue blazes are you doing here, Becky?”

8. (Blue/New) Blood Skin Game Jim Butcher 1/3/17 p 15 There was a tiny droplet of my blood upon it, scarlet against her pale skin.

9. (New) Born Skin Game Jim Butcher 1/3/17 p 242 Born of you and Lash.

10. (Blue) Bottle Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 791 “A red hoodie, bottle of cologne, couple of bags of corn chips.”

11. (Blue) Boy Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 788 “Broken windows in a school, because a boy in the gang I ran with was expelled for no good reason.

12. Brand (New) Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 466 The RV is my baby, and practically brand new.

13. (New) Broom Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 2814 Passing Zeni, who was wielding a broom and dustpan like weapons, she waved while trying not to inhale the odor of pickles and blood.

14. (Blue) Cheese An Island Christmas Nancy Thayer 1/3/17 p 76 Felicia hurried into the kitchen to prepare a board of cheese, crackers, sausages, and chips for the hungry hikers.

15. (Blue) Chip Skin Game Jim Butcher 1/3/17 p 23 Ascher looked like exactly the kind of woman who would be showing up to a blue-chip evening event. 

16. (Blue) Collar Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 1631 She grabbed one arm and his shirt collar, falling back as she dragged him up into the seat. 

17. (New) Edition Galahad in Jeans Jennifer Blake 1/2/17 Loc 649 If you expect a hatchet job, you may have to rethink the direction for this edition featuring the gentleman.”

18. (New) England Galahad in Jeans Jennifer Blake 1/2/17 Loc 2782 Granny Chauvin was there, in a new purple suit and a hat that would not have looked out of place on the Queen of England.

19. (Blue) Goose Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 660 Goose bumps prickled over her skin while her pulse throbbed in the hollow of her throat.

20. (Blue) Grass Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 545 Nor did he turn back when she began to explore around the old house, stepping carefully around dead limbs and briers in the tall grass.

21. (New) Ground Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 102 The disbelief as the hulking football player ignored repeated shouts to halt, drop the weapon, get down on the ground.

22. (New) Hampshire An Island Christmas Nancy Thayer 1/3/17 p 4 Plus, if she has to climb mountains, why can't she climb them in New Hampshire or Massachusetts?

23. (New) Jersey The Year We Fell Down Sarina Bowen 1/4/17 p 232 And I'm not wearing a tight-fitting jersey with your number on it.

24. (Blue) Lagoon 31 Days of Summer C.J. Fallowfield 1/12/17 Loc 1458 ‘What?’ she asked, looking up at me with those innocent f---ing lagoons of green. 

25. (New) Leaf Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 256 Perspiration darkened the oak leaf brown of his hair and set it in waves over his head.

26. (New) Mexico Hell on Wheels Julie Ann Walker 1/9/17 p. 309 Still I was impressed with the guy’s skills in New Mexico, so I agreed to help him and we shook hands and parted ways.

27. (Blue) Monday Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 31 Certainly, no one expected her to be holed up in a tree-shaded neighborhood of bungalows from the ’30s and ’40s where silver-haired ladies swept their sidewalks with straw brooms, cleaned windows with crumpled newspaper, washed on Monday, shopped on Wednesday, and drove aging sedans to church every Sunday.

28. (Blue/New) Moon Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 783 Yet it was also a sign of the years of her life, years wasted on a man who promised the moon and handed her a rock.

29. (Blue) Mountains Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 1222 A lot of full-timers go south for the winter, north or to the mountains for summer.

30. (Blue) Movie Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 610 The tall panel creaked, an extended squeal as eerie as any old horror movie, as he pushed it open.

31. (Blue) Murder Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 985 The murder of any man is painful to think about, but especially when it’s someone you’ve lived with for any length of time.

32. Navy (Blue) An Island Christmas Nancy Thayer 1/3/17 p 31 Felicia's best friend, Brianne, was coming with her husband and bringing the navy blue dress coat she was loaning Felicia for this trip.

33. (New) Order Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 355 The way I understand it, you’ve barely stuck your nose outside since you got here, done nothing except order take-out.

34. (New) Orleans Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 58 She’d still be in New Orleans if the detective she’d talked to a couple of times hadn’t convinced her to leave.

35. (Blue) Peter They're Playing Our Song Carole Bayer Sager 1/8/17 p 3 Frank suggested I try writing some songs with Peter Allen.

36. (Blue) Print Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 850 “Insurance papers, or so he said, though he gave me no chance to read them, seemed to think I wouldn’t understand the fine print.

37. (Blue) Ribbon Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 1481 She faced forward again after a second, her eyes on the road that unwound like a yellow-streaked yellow-streaked black ribbon ahead of them.

38. (Blue) Sea Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 92 Instead, the mysterious Amanda Caret had been rumpled and natural, with soft-looking, lusciously shaped lips, clear sea blue eyes shadowed with fear and defiance, and not the first sign of makeup on her creamy skin.

39. Sky (Blue) Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 1070 The lake reflected the muddy blue-gray sky on its shifting surface, while waves lapped the shore in a steady rhythm.

40. (New) Start Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 1171 “Where do we start?”

41. (Blue) Stocking An Island Christmas Nancy Thayer 1/3/17 p 23 Jilly picked up the new headgear she'd purchased for him this year, a red stocking cap with miniature green felt Christmas trees bobbling above each ear.

42. (Blue) Streak Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 1585 He made the bag crackle a bit more for insurance while talking over the blue streak the sheriff was pouring into his ear.

43. (Blue) Train Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 1218 They must look like a train going down the road with their extra trailer hooked on behind.

44. (New) Tricks Skin Game Jim Butcher 1/3/17 p 10 "My Queen," I said pleasantly, "How's tricks?"

45. True (Blue) Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 77 “That's not true!”

46. (Blue) Velvet Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 607 The dust and dirt was so thick on the ancient wood floor it was like walking on grey velvet.

47. (Blue) Whale An Island Christmas Nancy Thayer 1/3/17 p 69 They struggled along until they came to the corner of Main and New Whale Street.

48. (New) Year Lancelot of the Pines Jennifer Blake 1/1/17 Loc 212 Fond of fluttery blouses and poetry, unmarried at forty, she was also director of the school play presented every year.

49. (New) York An Island Christmas Nancy Thayer 1/3/17 p 63 You were in New York for what, five years?

50. (New) Zealand 


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