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text 2017-05-08 16:25
UPDATE: Reviews not required (OP said = Oops...I didn't realize booklikes-opoly books had to be reviewed.)

[UPDATE:  the reviews required info in Q&A has been changed, reviews not required but the below post was one I made when that now struck down new rule popped up]:

 

Which means most of what I collected bank for finishing didn't actually count.  I think I'll drop out; I don't review most books I read.

 

Okay, so part of that decision is the number of times I landed on the square where I had to read an American lawyer/politician book (I'd already decided to start skipping that one)--no offense to lawyers/politicians but that's not what I like to read.   I'm rather loathe to use goodreads so those squares were odd for me (even felt a bit like cheating when a book clearly 100% wasn't steampunk genre yet counted because enough goodreads members thought the Napoleonic War took place in Queen Victoria's reign...).

 

Good game.  Great to see the furor of activity it generated on booklikes.  But, I'm stopping.  Most of these types of games help with my TBR and jog my memory about books I meant to read; despite being multi-genre my luck with dice rolls hasn't been good in terms of my reading mood/tastes.

 

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text 2017-04-29 17:10
Booklikes-opoly + Readathon Extra Dice Rolls

I'll match the rolls to squares after finishing my opening Readathon short story (too short to use for booklikes-opoly).  I'm very unlikely to read enough books during Readathon to complete all the rolls.  At any rate, I rolled for today's regular booklikes-opoly just after midnight then saw the post that Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon participants could roll three more times and got:

 

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text 2017-04-28 21:42
Status of my Booklikes-opoly play (recycling post)

• • • • • • • • • Bank: $46.00 • • • • • • • • • 

 

April 27

Roll: 7

Space: Fantasyland 9 - KIng Arthur's Carousel 

Category: tagged on goodreads as genre fantasy*

Page Count:  372 from Dragon Actually  

$$: $3.00 

 

*despite more technically being SF genre what with the two suns and taking place on another planet with aliens or PNR because of shape shifters.

 

April 25

Roll: 6

Space: Frontierland 1 - Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Category: Title begins with a letter in "FRONTIER"

Page Count:  336 from Nobody's Princess

$$: $3.00 

 

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text 2017-04-27 18:34
Reading for Booklikes-opoly Roll 7
Dragon Actually - G.A. Aiken

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text 2017-04-27 18:22
Roll 7 for Booklikes-opoly

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