Tuesday, June 5, 2018

FLOAB The Walking Dead Word Search!

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The Walking Dead Word Search!      JoAnne's TW Word Search.



Welcome to the Apocalypse. It's 98 degrees in the blazing summer heat. You are starved, terrified, exhausted, but most of all bored. While you are on a run, you come across a book store that you can't resist walking into. Some things will never change, even at the end of the world. After you've cleared the store and grabbed some novels that are sure to keep you busy, you find the puzzle aisle and decide to stock up on some word searches. This haul should keep you occupied for a while.



How it works: Each season of The Walking Dead will correspond with a word search card. It will go in chronological order. Every time you complete a task, you will receive a new word. Each completed card will earn you a badge. This challenge is complete at your own pace. Forewarning: You may find some spoilers along the way!

BOOK COMPLETION CLARIFICATION
In order for a book to count for a turn it must be completed AFTER the game starts on June 1, 2018. Books completed prior to the start of the game will not count.

PAGE RESTRICTIONS
In order for a Book to count it must be at least 125 Pages or more.
Audio Books: Count as the same page number as shown on Goodreads.
Graphic novels: 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 rereading the book AFTER the start of the challenge.

SPELL-IT-OUT
If you get stuck on a location or task, you may opt to use the Spell-It-Out option by spelling the word WALKERS using author initials or book titles. You may only use each letter once!

Badges
→ Earn a Participation Badge just for signing up.
→ Earn Badges for completing each card.
→ Earn a badge for completing the whole challenge.

Please include the following information in your completion posts:

Completion Post
Current Word:
Book:
Author:
Date Read:
Task:
How it Fits:

Badges:

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You are looking for the word Walker. Complete one of the following tasks:

1.) Read a book with a character that is a zombie.
2.) Read a book with a MPG of horror.
3.) Read a book that was adapted into a television show (This task does not include movie adaptations.)
4. Read a book where all of the letters in W-A-L-K-E-R are found in the title.    

Completion Post
Current Word: Walker
Book: Wishes and Stitches
Author: Rachael Herron
Date Read: 6/5/18
Task: SPELL-IT-OUT
How it Fits: Letter W    



You are looking for the word Family. Complete one of the following tasks:
1.) Read a book featuring a blended family.
2.) Read a book where a character protects someone.
3.) Read a book where 1 & 4 are both found in the page numbers.
4.) Read a book where two of the characters are siblings.    

Completion Post

Current Word: Family

Book: A Charmed Little Lie
Author: Sharla Lovelace
Date Read: 6/7/18
Task: 2.) Read a book where a character protects someone.
How it Fits: Lanie and Nick have to stay in her aunt's house for 3 months to inherit. Her high school boyfriend is always trying to molest her. Nick hits the jerk to get him off of Lanie.    



You are looking for the word Coma. Complete one of the following tasks.

1.Read a book where the character has a life threatening disease or injury.
2. Read a book where a character describes a dream.
3. Read a book with flowers on the cover.
4. Read a book where both of the authors initials are found in C-O-M-A.    

Completion Post
Current Word:
Coma
Book: Two Sisters
Author: Mary Hogan
Date Read: 6/10/18
Task: 1.Read a book where the character has a life threatening disease or injury.
How it Fits: Pia gets breast cancer.    




You are looking for the word Horse. Complete one of the following tasks:

1. Read a book with a horse on the cover.
2. Read a book set from an animals point of view.
3. Read a book where a character uses a mode of transportation other than a car, train, or bus. (Any other mode will be accepted.)
4. Read a book with a brown cover. (Must be 50% or more.)    

Completion Post
Current Word:
Horse
Book: The Unidentified Redhead
Author: Alice Clayton
Date Read: 6/11/18
Task: 3. Read a book where a character uses a mode of transportation other than a car, train, or bus. (Any other mode will be accepted.)
How it Fits: Grace flies on a plane.



You are looking for the word CDC. Complete one of the following tasks:

1. Read a book with a one word title.
2. Read a book about a government agency. (Can be fiction or non-fiction.)
3. Read a non-fiction book about a disease.
4. Read a book where the author has three names.    

Completion Post
Current Word:
CDC
Book: Branna
Author: L.A. Casey
Date Read: 6/14/18
Task: 1. Read a book with a one word title.
How it Fits: Title is Branna.    



You are looking for the word Atlanta. Complete one of the following tasks:

1. Read a book set in Georgia.
2. Read a book where a character travels
3. Read a book with all of the letters in A-T-L-A-N-T-A in the title.
4. Read a book with a cityscape on the cover.    

Completion Post
Current Word:
Atlanta
Book: A Madness So Discreet
Author: Mindy McGinnis
Date Read: 6/17/18
Task: 2. Read a book where a character travels
How it Fits: They traveled from Boston to Ohio.



You are searching for the word Searching. Complete one of the following tasks:

1. Read a book with a MPG of Family.
2. Read a book where a character is looking for something.
3. Read a book where a character is reunited with someone.
4. Read a book where a character goes on a road trip.    

Completion Post
Current Word:
Searching
Book: Shine Not Burn
Author: Elle Casey
Date Read: 6/17/18
Task: 3. Read a book where a character is reunited with someone.
How it Fits: Mack and Andie meet again 2 years later.    



You are searching for the word Grimes. Complete one of the following tasks:

1. Read a book where one of the following words is found in the title: Father, Mother, Brother, Sister, Son, Daughter.
2. Read a book where the main characters name is either Rick, Lori, Carl, or Judith.
3. Read a book where the Authors initials are found in G-R-I-M-E-S.
4. Read a book that features some sort of infidelity.    

Completion Post
Current Word:
Grimes
Book: Red Lily
Author: Nora Roberts
Date Read: 7/2/18
Task: 4. Read a book that features some sort of infidelity.
How it Fits: The story is based on the infidelity of an ancestor and what became of that affair.



You are searching for the word Campsite. Complete one of the following tasks:

1. Read a book where a character goes camping.
2. Read a book where a character lives outside.
3. Read a book that has camping gear on the cover.
4. Read the first book in a series. (There has to be 4+ books in the series.)    

Completion Post
Current Word:
Campsite
Book: Lost and Found Sisters
Author: Jill Shalvis
Date Read: 7/3/18
Task: 1. Read a book where a character goes camping.
How it Fits: Tilly goes camping with Katie and her parents.    



You are searching for the word Overrun. Complete one of the following tasks:

1. Read a book where a character is overwhelmed by something.
2. Read a book that is multi-perspective. (3+ Points of view.)
3. Read a book with a busy cover. (Alot of things going on, a heavy pattern, etc.)
4. Read a book with the word "overrun" found in the text. (Include page number.)    

Completion Post
Current Word:
Overrun
Book: Rainy Day Friends
Author: Jill Shalvis
Date Read: 7/4/18
Task: 1. Read a book where a character is overwhelmed by something.
How it Fits: Lanie is overwhelmed by Mark and the Capriotti family. She did not grow up with love and the Capriottis collect people that need love.    



You are looking for the word Apocalypse. Complete one of the following tasks:

1. Read a book tagged "post-apocalypse." (Does not have to be MPG and can be a variation of the words.)
2. Read a book where the authors initials are found in A-P-O-C-A-L-Y-P-S-E.
3. Read a book set more than 50 years in the future.
4. Read a book where a drastic change takes place.    

Completion Post
Current Word:
Apocalypse
Book: JAMISON
Author: Olivia Chase
Date Read: 7/6/18
Task: 2. Read a book where the authors initials are found in A-P-O-C-A-L-Y-P-S-E.
How it Fits: Initials are O. C.

  

You are searching for the word Hospital. Complete one of the following tasks:

1. Read a book that takes place in a hospital. (At least 25% of the book must be in the hospital.)
2. Read a book where the words "dead inside" are found in the text. (Include page number.)
3. Read a book where a characters finds themselves alone.
4. Read a book with a plot twist. 

Completion Post
Current Word: 
Hospital
Book: Made for You 
Author: Melissa Marr 
Date Read: 7/7/18
Task: 1. Read a book that takes place in a hospital. 
How it Fits: Eva was hit by a car and spent a lot of time at the hospital, mostly because her parents got stuck in Iceland because of the volcanic explosion.



You are searching for the word Tank. Complete one of the following tasks:

1. Read a book with a MPG of military or war.
2. Read a book with a green cover. (Must be 50% or more.)
3. Read a book where the authors initials are found in T-A-N-K.
4. Read a book where the MC is a soldier.    

Completion Post
Current Word:
Tank
Book: Issued to the Bride: One Airman
Author: Cora Seton
Date Read: 7/9/18
Task: 1. Read a book with a MPG of military or war.
How it Fits: Connor is in the Air Force and the genre is War> Military Fiction.    



You are searching for the word Survivors. Complete one of the following tasks:

1. Read a book where a character survives an ordeal.
2. Read a book where a character is fighting for his/her life.
3. Read a book where two unlikely characters become friends.
4. Read a book that spans 2+ years.    

Completion Post
Current Word:
Survivors
Book: Issued to the Bride One Marine
Author: Cora Seton
Date Read: 7/10/18
Task: 2. Read a book where a character is fighting for his/her life.
How it Fits: Some bad guys want the ranch and try to kill Lena several times.    



You are searching for the word Morgan. Complete one of the following tasks:

1. Read a book where the MC loses his/her family.
2. Read a book about mental health. (Fiction or Non-Fiction.)
3. Read a book where a character saves someone.
4. Read a book with a character that has trust issues.

Completion Post
Current Word:
Morgan
Book: Bully
Author: Penelope Douglas
Date Read: 7/11/18
Task: 4. Read a book with a character that has trust issues.
How it Fits: Tate has trouble trusting Jared because of how he treated her for a few years.

Way to go! You've completed the first season!
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You are searching for the word Farm. Complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book that takes place on a farm.
2. Read a book with a farm animal on the cover. (Not including dog, cat, or horse.)
3. Read a book with a red cover. (Must be 50% or more.)
4. Read a book with "farmer" found in the text. (Must include page number.)    

Completion Post
Current Word: 
Farm
Book: Fielder's Choice
Author: Pamela Aares
Date Read: 7/13/18
Task: 4. Read a book with "farmer" found in the text.
How it Fits: Page 40 “Hey. You look every inch the farmer,” he said as he hopped out... 



You are searching for the word Pregnant. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book with a pregnant character.
2. Read a book with a female author.
3. Read a book where a character has two children.
4. Read a book from the list Books I'll Read To My Kids


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Pregnant
Book: Drowning to Breathe 
Author: A.L. Jackson 
Date Read: 7/15/18
Task: 2. Read a book with a female author.
How it Fits: A.L. Jackson is a female. 



You are looking for the word Sophia. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book with an MC that is a child.
2. Read a children's book. (Must be longer than 125 Pages.)
3. Read a book with a character named Sophia. (You may also use Sophie.)
4. Read a book where the author's initials are S.P. or P.S. 


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Sophia
Book: Blessed Are the Dead
Author: Kristi Belcamino 
Date Read: 7/27/18
Task: 3. Read a book with a character named Sophia.
How it Fits: Character - Sofia Giovanni 




You are looking for the word Home. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book that has a living space on the cover. (House, Apartment, hotel. etc.)
2. Read a book where all of the letters in H-O-M-E are found in order in the title.
3. Read a book from the list Covers with woods, forest, leaves, or trees
4. Read a book where a character moves around alot. 


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Home
Book: When We Found Home
Author: Susan Mallery
Date Read: 8/11/18
Task: 2. Read a book where all of the letters in H-O-M-E are found in order in the title.
How it Fits: HOME in title. 




You are looking for the word Self-Defense. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book where a character has to defend himself or someone else.
2. Read a book with all of the letters in F-I-G-H-T in the title.
3. Read a book where the authors initials are S.D. or D.S.
4. Read a book with a character that is a bully. 


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Self-Defense
Book: Blessed Are the Meek
Author: Kristi Belcamino
Date Read: 8/12/18
Task: 1. Read a book where a character has to defend himself or someone else.
How it Fits: A killer attacks Gabriella and she has to fight back.




You are looking for the word Missing. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book where a character goes missing.
2. Read a book with a sad ending.
3. Read a childrens book. (More than 125 pages.)
4. Read a non-fiction book of your choice. 


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Missing
Book: Serpentine
Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
Date Read: 8/18/18
Task: 1. Read a book where a character goes missing.
How it Fits: Denny disappears from the hotel. 




The word you are looking for is Shooting. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book about a controversial topic.
2. Read a book from the list Best Banned, Censored, and Challenged Books
3. Read a book with a firearm on the cover.
4. Read a book where the word "bulletproof" is found in the text. (Include page number.)


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Shooting.
Book: A Gathering of Secrets 
Author: Linda Castillo
Date Read: 8/19/18
Task: 1. Read a book about a controversial topic.
How it Fits: Kate needs to find out who in the Amish community murdered Daniel. She finds out some terrible things that Daniel did. Was his murder justified? (view spoiler) 




You are looking for the word Murder. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book where the author's name is a palindrome. (ie: Hannah, Bob, etc.)
2. Read a book tagged as Cozy Mystery 25+ times.
3. Read a book where a character lives a double life.
4. Read a book with a character named Shane. 


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Murder
Book: Need to Know
Author: Karen Cleveland 
Date Read: 8/20/18
Task: 3. Read a book where a character lives a double life.
How it Fits: Matt leads a double life. 




You are looking for the word Secret. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book from the list Best Books Involving Forbidden Love
2. Read a book with all of the letters in S-E-C-R-E-T found in the title.
3. Read a book with a love triangle.
4. Read a book where the authors initials are L.G. or G.L. 


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Secret
Book: In the Crease
Author: Toni Aleo
Date Read: 9/6/18
Task: 2. Read a book with all of the letters in S-E-C-R-E-T found in the title.
How it Fits: S-E-C-R-E-T in title




You are looking for the word Treatment. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book where a character receives medical care.
2. Read a book with a medical instrument on the cover.
3. Read a book that revolves around some form of science.
4. Read a book where a character has to think quick on their feet. 


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Treatment
Book: The Space Between Sisters 
Author: Mary McNear 
Date Read: 9/9/18
Task: 1. Read a book where a character receives medical care.
How it Fits: Tim fell from the treehouse and needed to go to the hospital. 




You are looking for the word Highway. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book with a car on the cover.
2. Read a book where a character travels.
3. Read a book from the list Best Time Travel Fiction
4. Read any book of your choice that you would take on a roadtrip. 


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Highway
Book: Backseat Saints 
Author: Joshilyn Jackson
Date Read: 9/11/18
Task: 2. Read a book where a character travels.
How it Fits: Ro leaves Texas and travels to Alabama and then drives out to southern California. 




You are looking for the word Otis. Please complete one of following tasks:
1. Read a book where a character makes a huge mistake.
2. Read a book where a character is an EMT or a Paramedic.
3. Read a book with a character named Otis.
4. Read a book where a character dies suddenly. 


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Otis
Book: Someone Like You 
Author: Susan Mallery
Date Read: 9/15/18
Task: 1. Read a book where a character makes a huge mistake.
How it Fits: H hits a man and puts his career and child's custody in jeopardy. 






You are looking for the word Cure. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book where a character's beliefs change.
2. Read a book where a character is described as stubborn. (Include page number.)
3. Read a book where the author's initials are found in C-U-R-E.
4. Read a book where a character is keeping a secret. 
Completion Post
Current Word: 
Cure
Book: Boundary Waters
Author: William Kent Krueger
Date Read: 9/16/18
Task: 2. Read a book where a character is described as stubborn. (Include page number.)
How it Fits: p 110 You're so damn stubborn. (Rose says to Jo.)



You are looking for the word Unhinged. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book where a character loses their mind.
2. Read a book with a MPG of Fantasy.
3. Read a book where a character deals with anger.
4. Read a book with a red cover. (50% or more.)

Completion Post
Current Word: 
Unhinged
Book: The Cursed
Author: Heather Graham 
Date Read: 9/19/18
Task: 2. Read a book with a MPG of Fantasy.
How it Fits: MPG of Fantasy 



You are looking for the word School. Please complete one of the following tasks:

1. Read a book that takes place in a high school.
2. Read a book where a character gets trapped or stranded somewhere.
3. Read a book where a character has a learning disability.
4. Read a book with a MPG of YA. 

Completion Post
Current Word: 
School
Book: What Happened to Goodbye 
Author: Sarah Dessen 
Date Read: 9/21/18
Task: 4. Read a book with a MPG of YA. 
How it Fits: YA book 




You are looking for the word Prison. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book that takes place in a prison.
2. Read a book with an orange cover. (Must be 50% or more.)
3. Read a book where "this place is like a prison" is found in the text. (Include page number.)
4. Read a book where all of the letters in P-R-I-S-O-N are found in the title. 


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Prison
Book: Something in the Water
Author: Catherine Steadman
Date Read: 9/30/18
Task: 3. Read a book where "this place is like a prison" is found in the text. (Include page number.)
How it Fits: p 23 (Referring to boarding school) And then Mark said it sounded like prison. That we'd dream of home in the same way prisoners dream of home.





You are looking for the word Woodbury. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book set in a small town.
2. Read a book where one of the characters is the leader of a group.
3. Read a book where all of the letters in W-O-O-D-B-U-R-Y are in the title.
4. Read a book where the authors initials are W.B. or B.W.


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Woodbury
Book: Cottage by the Sea
Author: Debbie Macomber
Date Read: 10/1/18
Task: 1. Read a book set in a small town.
How it Fits: Set in Oceanside WA




You are looking for the word Hostages. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book where a character is held against their will.
2. Read a book written from the villain's point of view.
3. Read a book where a character is apart of a group. (Can be hostage situation, support group, etc. as long as there are 3+ people present.)
4. Read a book with a black cover. (50% or more.)


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Hostages
Book: Man Card 
Author: Sarina Bowen 
Date Read: 10/2/18
Task: 3. Read a book where a character is apart of a group.
How it Fits: Ash and Braht are part of a group with Sadie, Brynn and Tom. 




You are looking for the word Childbirth. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book where a character undergoes surgery.
2. Read a book from the list Midwifery Books
3. Read a book where a new character is introduced after the first 100 pages.
4. Read a book with a baby on the cover. 


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Childbirth
Book: Burying Water
Author: K.A. Tucker 
Date Read: 10/9/18
Task: 1. Read a book where a character undergoes surgery.
How it Fits: Water was attacked and almost died. She had to have surgery to save her live. 




You are looking for the word Rebuild. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book that starts with a tragic/devastating event.
2. Read a book where a character is putting their life back together.
3. Read a book where a character works in construction, engineering, or mechanics.
4. Read a book where the character builds something from the ground up. (This can be a house, a business, a project, etc.) 


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Rebuild
Book: The Obituary Society
Author: Jessica L. Randall
Date Read: 10/13/18
Task: 2. Read a book where a character is putting their life back together.
How it Fits: Lila lives with her grandfather and he dies. She brings his body back to Nebraska to be buried. She's kind of lost in her life and does not know what to do next. 




You are looking for the word Death. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book where the characters attend a funeral.
2. Read a book where the MC dies.
3. Read a book where a character is a Grim Reaper.
4. Read a book where a character has a near death experience. 


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Death
Book: Eternal Kiss of Darkness 
Author: Jeaniene Frost 
Date Read: 10/17/18
Task: 2. Read a book where the MC dies.
How it Fits: Kira dies.




You are looking for the word Governor. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book about a politician. (Fiction or Non-Fiction.)
2. Read a book where you think the MC is a hero but they actually turn out to be a villain.
3. Read a book where a character loses a child.
4. Read a book with a character named Phillip.


Completion Post
Current Word: 
Governor
Book: The Air He Breathes 
Author: Brittainy C. Cherry
Date Read: 10/29/18
Task: 3. Read a book where a character loses a child.
How it Fits: Tristan's son Charlie dies in a car accident. 




You are looking for the word Facade. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book with a cover that is either abstract or has an optical illusion.
2. Read a book about a magician.
3. Read a book where the author's initials are found in F-A-C-A-D-E.
4. Read a book where "is that real" is found in the text. (Include location.)


Completion Post
Current Word:
Facade
Book: A Time to Fall
Author: Jess Vonn
Date Read: 11/6/18
Task: 4. Read a book where "is that real" is found in the text. (Include location.)
How it Fits: p 257 “God, Cal, how is this real?”    




You are looking for the word Michonne. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book with a strong female character.
2. Read a book where a character goes on the run.
3. Read a book where a character has an unusual name.
4. Read a book with a sword on the cover.    


Completion Post
Current Word:
Michonne
Book: A Light at Winter's End
Author: Julia London
Date Read: 11/11/18
Task: 1. Read a book with a strong female character.
How it Fits: Holly's sister dumps her baby on her. She has to give up most of the things in her life to care for the baby. Then 6 months later her sister comes back from rehab and wants the baby back. Holly shows a lot of strength to be able to give Mason back to Hannah. She's come to love him so much.    





You are looking for the word Psycho. Please complete one of the following tasks:
1. Read a book where the MC leads a double life.
2. Read a book where someone is murdered.
3. Read a book where a character is crazy. (Your interpretation.)
4. Read a book with a MPG of thriller.    


Completion Post
Current Word:
Psycho
Book: The Taken
Author: Vicki Pettersson
Date Read: 11/14/18
Task: 2. Read a book where someone is murdered.
How it Fits: Paul and Tony are murdered.

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