24 Tasks – Door 23 – Book

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Anthony Berkeley: The Wintringham Mystery

Festive Tasks Master Update Post HERE Festive Tasks, Door 23 — Personal Traditions: Read a book that involves big changes for the main character.   This is relatively early book by Berkeley based on a premise that, if I hadn’t found it in a novel actually published in the interwar era, I’d have declared flat-out […]

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Ngaio Marsh: Tied Up in Tinsel

24 Festive Tasks: Door 23 – New Year’s Eve, Book: Read a book about starting over, rebuilding, new beginnings, etc., or a book where things go “BOOM!”, or with fireworks on the cover.   For this square, I decided to use my reread of Ngaio Marsh’s Tied up in Tinsel, which is a book where […]

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Terry Pratchett: Hogfather (Annual Reread)

24 Festive Tasks: Door 23 – Hogswatch, Book: Any- and everything Terry Pratchett. Aaaand off we go for the grand finale of this year’s Festive Tasks reads! Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/2018411/24-festive-tasks-door-23-hogswatch-book   Other Hogfather-related Posts: 16 Tasks of the Festive Season – Hogfather Buddy Read Terry Pratchett: Hogfather – The Bathroom Terry Pratchett: Hogfather – FTB […]

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24 Festive Tasks: The Eight Final Holidays

  The calendar’s eight final holidays and associated book tasks are: Door 17: Dec. 21 – Winter Solstice (Yule / Yaldā Night / Dongzhi / Soyal) Book: Read a book that takes place in December, with ice or snow on the cover, where all events take place in a single day or night, that revolves […]

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Terry Pratchett: Hogfather – The Boot Menu

24 Festive Tasks: Door 23 – Hogswatch, Book One unmissable yearly Christmas tradition: the annual Hogfather reread.  Or relisten (thank Heaven for Nigel Planer’s narration). Much has already been shared this year (and the whole book is one huge piece of quotable writing, of course), but anyway, this is one of my favorite bits not […]

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24 Festive Tasks: The Seven Final Holidays

As explained in this year’s Rules / Mode of Play post, we’re going to reveal the seven final holidays included in the card and the respective book tasks early on, so as to allow enough time to complete these books. The final holidays and book tasks are: Winter Solstice / Yuletide (December 21): Read any […]

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