Tuesday, November 21, 2017

SFRC Easy As Pie

Stress Free Reading Challenges discussion on goodreads




                               Easy as Pie Thanksgiving Dinner Challenge 

Useful Information

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🍁 Any book completed on (or after) your individual start date is eligible. Please record completed books in a new post.

🍁 Please include the following information in your Completion Post:

    Landmark:
    Task:
    Book:
    Completion Date:
    How Book Fits Task:

🍁 There are awards for each landmark completed and a final award for completion of the challenge.

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Landmarks 
❖ Southern Fork
When you are ready to begin, please complete on of the following:
1. Read a book whose author's initials are found in STOC or SASS.
2. Read a book with a main character who loves to cook and/or drink.

Landmark: Southern Fork
Task: 1. Read a book whose author's initials are found in STOC or SASS.
Book: Where The Staircase Ends
Completion Date: 11/21/17
How Book Fits Task: Author is Stacy Stokes - Initials are SS. 




❖ Cranberry Sauce Bog
To make the Perfect Cranberry Sauce, complete one of the following:
1. Read a book with a cranberry colored cover or with cranberries on the cover OR
2. Read a book you consider low to medium "heat" - explain why.


Landmark: Cranberry Sauce Bog
Task: 2. Read a book you consider low to medium "heat" - explain why.
Book: There You'll Find Me
Completion Date: 11/22/17
How Book Fits Task: It's a YA book. There was "low heat" because there was only a kiss or two happening between Finley and Beckett. 





❖ Republic of Turkey
To make the World's Simplest Thanksgiving Turkey, complete one of the following:
1. Read a book with a white or dark cover or read a book with feathers on the cover.
2. Read a book that "takes a while to cook" (examples: a book that has been on your TBR for a long time, 500+ pages book, a "slow burner" that is taking you a long time to read, a book you your started but never finished).

Landmark: Republic of Turkey
Task: 1. Read a book with a white or dark cover or read a book with feathers on the cover.
Book: Eliza and Her Monsters
Completion Date: 11/25/17
How Book Fits Task: It has a dark cover.
Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia 



❖ Dinner Roll Mesa
To make Parker House Rolls, complete one of the following:
1. Read a book with an item that "rolls" on the cover.
2. Read a "foundation" book (book 1 or 2 in a series).

Landmark: Dinner Roll Mesa
Task: 2. Read a "foundation" book (book 1 or 2 in a series). 
Book: More Than This
Completion Date: 11/26/17
How Book Fits Task: More Than #1




❖ Mashed Potato Atoll and Gravy Lagoon
To make the Best Mashed Potatoes, complete one of the following:
1. Read a book popular book (one with over 100,000 ratings on Goodreads).
2. Read a book that takes place in both Europe and in North and/or South America. 

Landmark: Mashed Potato Atoll (and Gravy Lagoon)
Task: 1. Read a book popular book (one with over 100,000 ratings on Goodreads).
Book:
The Elite
Completion Date: 12/22/17
How Book Fits Task: 282,210 Ratings


   

❖ Sweet Potato Peak and Marshmallow Glacier
To make the Brown-Sugar Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows, complete one of the following:
1. Read a book with a MP genre of Romance.
2. Read a book where a character eats a lot of sweets.   


Landmark: Sweet Potato Peak and Marshmallow Glacier
Task: 1. Read a book with a MP genre of Romance.
Book: Thrill Ride
Completion Date: 12/24/17
How Book Fits Task: Romance MPG




❖ Western Stuffing Slope
To make Farmhouse Herbed Stuffing, complete one of the following:1. Read a book where all the letters of STUFFING can be found in the title/series name.
2. Read a book with many "flavors" (a story told from multiple points of view, an anthology/collection of short stories, a book with cultural diversity, etc.).   


Landmark: Western Stuffing Slope
Task: 2. Read a book with many "flavors"
Book: A Season Of The Heart: Rocky Mountain Christmas / The Christmas Gifts / The Christmas Charm Completion Date: 12/28/17
How Book Fits Task: It is an anthology.


   

❖ Northern Rim
Choose your wine:1. Read a book with a 90% white cover OR
2. Read a book with a 90% red cover OR
3. Read a book with a 90% rose cover OR
4. Read a book with a wine bottle or wine glass on the cover.    


Landmark: Northern Rim
Task: 3. Read a book with a 90% rose cover
Book: All I Want Is You
Completion Date: 1/11/18
How Book Fits Task: All I Want Is You (Coral Cove, #1) by Toni Blake   


   

❖ Gravy Divide
To make Perfect Turkey Gravy, complete one of the following:1. Read a book with something smooth (your interpretation) on the cover.
2. Read a book with a liquid on the cover.   


Landmark: Gravy Divide
Task: 1. Read a book with something smooth (your interpretation) on the cover.
Book: Tall, Tatted and Tempting
Completion Date: 1/13/18
How Book Fits Task: Skin on cover.
Tall, Tatted and Tempting (The Reed Brothers, #1) by Tammy Falkner   


❖ Eastern Stuffing Slope
What do you call it?Stuffing: Read a book that takes place in one of the stuffing states (in yellow).
Dressing: Read a book that takes place in one of the dressing states (in blue).   


Landmark:  Eastern Stuffing Slope
Task: Dressing: Read a book that takes place in one of the dressing states (in blue).
Book:
Full Tilt
Completion Date: 1/16/18
How Book Fits Task: Set in Nevada - blue state    


❖ Crudités Dam
To create your crudités, complete one of the following:
1. Read a book that leaves you "raw" (your interpretation).
2. Read a book that "dips" (your interpretation).    


Landmark: Crudités Dam
Task: 2. Read a book that "dips" (your interpretation).
Book:
Robert B. Parker's Damned If You Do
Completion Date: 1/21/18
How Book Fits Task: My expectations of a good story "dipped".



   


❖ Untouched Casserole Wilderness
To make the Classic Green Bean Casserole, complete one of the following:1. Read a book with a predominately green cover or a book tagged classic.
2. Read a book with a character who is an inventor or was published in 1955 or 2002.   


Landmark: Untouched Casserole Wilderness
Task: 1. Read a book with a predominately green cover or a book tagged classic.
Book:
The Lullaby Girl
Completion Date: 1/23/18
How Book Fits Task: green cover The Lullaby Girl (Angie Pallorino, #2) by Loreth Anne White   




❖ Great Pie Ruins 
To enjoy your pie (and the end of this challenge), complete one of the following:
1. Read a book whose title begins with a letter in PUMPKIN.
2. Read a book with a lot of "filler" (your interpretation). 

Landmark: Great Pie Ruins
Task: 1. Read a book whose title begins with a letter in PUMPKIN.
Book:
I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons
Completion Date: 1/28/18
How Book Fits Task: Begins with an I    




   


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