Tuesday, February 27, 2018

FLOAB Easter Egg Hunt 

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Easter Egg Hunt     JoAnne's Easter Basket    



Welcome to For Love of a Book's Easter Egg Hunt!
Challenge Dates: March 1st - March 31st

How it works: Grab your basket and explore locations to collect your Easter egg badges. How many can you find before the challenge ends?

Rules:
❀ Choose the first location you would like to search from the list in the first post of your individual thread
❀ Complete one of the tasks to choose a new location to search
❀ For teams each player must complete a task (you can complete the same task)
❀ Post your completion in your thread in a new post and a moderator will post your next task


The Golden Egg

The golden egg is always harder to find than the other eggs. If you choose to search for the golden egg the tasks will be challenging. Are you up to the challenge!?

BOOK COMPLETION CLARIFICATION
In order for a book to count for a turn it must be completed AFTER the game starts on March 1st. Books completed February 28th or earlier will not qualify.

PAGE RESTRICTIONS
In order for a Book to count it must be 125 Pages or more.
Audio Books: Count as the same page number as shown on Goodreads
Graphic novels are allowed as long as they meet the minimum page requirement.

REREADS
If you want to use a book that you have read in the past, you must have finished reading the book MORE than 6 months ago for it to count.

SPELL IT OUT
If you find yourself stuck on a task and would like to skip to a new one you may use this option ONCE
❀Read a book with at title that contains all the letters from the word EGG or a book by an author with BOTH initials found in the word EGG
❀ You can go back to the previously visited task if you find a book that works at any time.

Please include the following information in your completion posts-

Completion Post
Current location:
Book:
Author:
Date Read:
Task:
How it Fits:
Where will you search next:    



Locations:

√Bakery
Beach
Bridge
Chateau
Clover
Cottage
Daffodils
Daisies
√Dark
√Desert
Dog
Fence
Flower pot
√Football Field
Friends
√Library
Nest
Oak Tree
Playground
Pond
Rabbit Nest
√River
Rocks
√Shoe
Snow
Tall Grass
Tractor
Tulips
Ukraine
Watering Can


The GOLDEN EGG   

Badges:
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Locations Visited:




You are searching in the library.

To add these eggs to your basket complete one of the following tasks:


A Read a book with a book/books on the cover
B Read a book with all the letters of ALA in the title
C Read a book that has won the Michael L. Printz Award    

Completion Post
Current location: Library
Book: Death Below Stairs
Author: Jennifer Ashley
Date Read: 3/6/18
Task: Read a book with all the letters of ALA in the title
How it Fits: Letter in each title word Death Below Stairs
Where will you search next: Desert

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You are searching in the Desert

To add these eggs to your basket complete one of the following tasks:
A - Read a book with a cactus or other desert scene on the cover
B - The desert Easter bunny is a jackrabbit so Read a book with a character named "Jack"
C - Read a book from the list Dragons & Serpents 
   

Completion Post
Current location:
Desert
Book: Paradise Lost
Author: J.A. Jance
Date Read: 3/12/18
Task: A - Read a book with a cactus or other desert scene on the cover
How it Fits: Paradise Lost (Joanna Brady, #9) by J.A. Jance

Where will you search next: Bakery    

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You are searching in the Bakery
To add these eggs to your basket complete one of the following tasks:


A - Read a book with all the letters in OVEN found in the title (any order)
B - Read a book with a Complete Circle found on the cover
C - Easter bread has a rich history behind it - Read a book with a MPG of History or Historical Fiction    

Completion Post

Current location:
Bakery
Book: Love Walked In
Author: Marisa de los Santos
Date Read: 3/14/18
Task: A - Read a book with all the letters in OVEN found in the title (any order)
How it Fits: lOVE walked iN
Where will you search next: Dark    

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You are searching in the Dark

To add these eggs to your basket complete one of the following tasks:


A - Read a book with a Night scene on the cover
B - Read a book with all the letters of DARK in the title. (any order)
C - Read a book where both of the author's initials can be found in "FLASHLIGHT"    

Completion Post

Current location:
Dark
Book: The Wife Between Us
Author: Greer Hendricks
Date Read: 3/18/18
Task: C - Read a book where both of the author's initials can be found in "FLASHLIGHT"
How it Fits: Authors' initials are GH.
Where will you search next: Football Field


You are searching on the football field.

To add these eggs to your basket complete one of the following tasks:


A Read a book with a SPORTS tag
B Read a book with a title that begins with a letter from NFL
C Read a book with a ball on the cover    

Completion Post

Current location:
Football Field
Book: Touchdown
Author: Roxy Sinclaire
Date Read: 3/20/18
Task: A Read a book with a SPORTS tag
How it Fits: Sports on MP
Where will you search next: River    

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You are searching near the River

To add these eggs to your basket complete one of the following tasks:

A - Read a book from the list Rivers
B - Read a book with the word "crossing" in the text (state Loc and passage)
C - Four rabbits are in the photo, Read a book with a 4 in the page count
   

Completion Post

Current location:
River
Book: Patterns of Change
Author: Terri DuLong
Date Read: 3/22/18
Task: B - Read a book with the word "crossing" in the text (state Loc and passage)
How it Fits: p 126 “Is today the day?” she asked, crossing the parking lot toward me.

Where will you search next: Shoe    

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You search for eggs near the Shoe

To add these eggs to your basket complete one of the following tasks:


A - Read a book where one of the author's initials can be found in "CLOG"
B - Read a book with Red, white, and Blue on the cover (any amount).They are the colors of the flag of the Netherlands
C - Read a book with the word "shoe" in the text (state loc and passage)

Completion Post

Current location:
Shoe
Book: Partner in Crime
Author: J.A. Jance
Date Read: 3/23/18
Task: C - Read a book with the word "shoe" in the text (state loc and passage)
How it Fits: p 18 ... while waiting for the other shoe to drop, she had buried her ...

Where will you search next: Tulips    



You are searching among the tulips.

To add these eggs to your basket complete one of the following tasks:


A Read a book that takes place in the Netherlands
B Read a book with all the letters from the word BULB in the title
C Tulip buds are known for being almost perfectly symmetrical. Read a book with something symmetrical on the cover    

Completion Post

Current location:
Tulips
Book: The Ghost in the Glass House
Author: Carey Wallace
Date Read: 3/26/18
Task: Read a book with something symmetrical on the cover
How it Fits: The Ghost in the Glass House by Carey Wallace Panes of glass are symmetrical.

Where will you search next: Snow    

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