Booklikes-opoly Tracking Post


Bank: $75

Cards in hand: cat, robot, scottie dog


6/28/20 Roll 11:

2 4

15. Read a book with a tree (or trees) on the cover, or that is set in a mountain community.

Book: TBD



6/27/20 Roll 10:

6 3

Just Visiting


Book: The Falling in Love Montage - Ciara Smyth 368 pages, so $3.00 to the bail fund




6/26/20 Roll 9:

2 5

12. Robot: Roll again & hold card to play later; create a numbered list of ten books, and let a random number generator pick for you.

Roll 9b:

2 5



Roll 9c:

4 3

29. Scottie dog: Roll again & hold card to play later; post a list or poll of 4 books, and ask your fellow players/followers to "fetch" you a book.


Roll 9d:

6 3


Passed Go, so $5.00

1. Read a book that appears on any school related "summer reading list," or that is identified as YA or Middle Grade.

Book: Starry Eyes - Jenn Bennett  It's YA and 421 pages. That's $5.00.



6/24/20 Roll 8:

 5 6

Passed Go, so $5.00.

6. Read a book set in your home town, state, or country or that you checked out of your local library or that has been on your (physical) bookshelves since last summer.


Book: We Didn't Ask for This - Adi Alsaid  I checked this out from my library. It's 304 pages, so that's $3.00.



6/17/20 Roll 7:

5 4


32. The Nordic Express: Read a book set in one of the Nordic countries, or by an author from any of those countries. (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden)


Book: The Murderer's Ape - Jakob Wegelius It's by a Swedish author. It's 624 pages, so that's $5.00.



6/16/20 Roll 6:

 6 5

24. BL square



6/4/20 Roll 5:

1 5

31. BL square



Roll 5b:

4 1

36. Read a book that involves travel to Europe, or that has an image of any European city or monument on the cover, or that the letters of the title can spell the name of any European city* that I visited on my trip *Paris, Amsterdam, Munich, Geneva, Rome, Florence, Venice & Barcelona.


Book: I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (Manga) - Izumi Kirihara,Yoru Sumino  'Paris' can be spelled using the letters of the title. It's 442 pages, so that's $5.00.


Roll 5c:

5 5

Passed Go, so $5.00

9. Read a book that includes a visit to a museum, a concert, a library, or a park, or that the authors name begins with one of the letters in R-E-L-A-X.


Book: Dark and Deepest Red - Anna-Marie McLemore  The author's first name begins with an 'A'. The book's 309 pages, so that's $3.00.


Roll 5d:

5 1

14. The Patagonia Star: Read a book set in Central or South America, or by an author from any country in Central or South America.

Book: A Crash of Fate - Zoraida Córdova  The author is from Ecuador. The book is 347 pages, so that's $3.00.




6/2/20 Roll 4:

1 1

21. The cat: Roll again & hold card to play later; be the cat. Read whatever the hell you want.


Roll 4b:

4 1


26. How? Read a book that is science fiction or a book with the word "how" in the title.

Book: Eve and Eve - Nagashiro Rouge  Anthology with half of the stories being sci-fi. For some reason, I had thought they were all going to be sci-fi. The sci-fi stories were the longer ones and the name of the book comes from one of them (although surprisingly the cover art is for a different one of the sci-fi stories). 154 pages, so $2.00.



5/30/20 Roll 3:

4 3

19. Read a book with a cover that is more than 50% blue, or by an author whose first or last name begins with any letter in the word L-A-K-E.


Book: Gotham High - Melissa de la Cruz,Thomas Pitilli  The cover is more than 50% blue. It's 208 pages, so $3.00




5/29/20 Roll 2:

5 4


 13. Read a book with sunglasses, swimsuit or other beachy items on the cover, or that has a cover that is more than 50% yellow.


Book: Escape Journey vol 1 - Tanaka Ogeretsu  The cover has sunglasses. It has 267 pages, so $3.00.



5/25/20 Roll 1:

3 2

5. The Silk Road: Read a book set in any of the 40 countries along with the Silk Road, or by an author from any of those countries.


Book: Saiyuki: The Original Series Resurrected, Edition 1 - Kazuya Minekura  The author is from Japan. It's 400 pages, so that's $3.00.