A Man With An Agenda - Snakes and Ladders Moves 16-20: Forward 26 spaces

Big, big catch-up time. Five rolls here and didn't roll during my comics spree. Oh well.

 

 

 

1. Author is a woman

 - 2/27: Read 'The Immortalists' by Chloe Benjamin
Rolled two dice, 1 + 3
2. Genre: mystery
3. Set in the twentieth century
4. Published in 2019
5. Published in 2018

- 2/28: Read 'Myra Breckinridge' by Gore Vidal

Rolled 1 die, 2

- 3/10: Read 'The Wandering Fire' by Guy Gavriel Kay

Rolled 1 die, 6

6. Title has a color word in it

7. Author's last name begins with the letters A, B, C, or D.

- 3/3: Read 'The Golden Ass' by Apuleius

Rolled 2 dice, 5 + 6
8. Author's last name begins with the letters E, F, G, or H.

9. Author's last name begins with the letters H, I, J, or K
10. Author's last name begins with the letters L, M, N or O
11. Author's last name begins with the letters P, Q, R, or S

- 3/14: Read 'A Woman is No Man' by Etaf Rum

Rolled 2 dice, 5 + 6
12. Author's last name begins with the letters T, U, V, W, X, Y, or Z

13. Author is a man
14. Author is dead
15. Genre: romance
16. Genre: fantasy
17. Genre: horror

18. Set in a school

- 3/4: Read 'Rage' by Stephen King/Richard Bachman

Rolled 2 dice, 5 + 1
19. Set in the UK
20. Set in a country that is not your country of residence
21. Set in Europe
22. Set in Asia

- 3/15: Read 'The Wildlings' by Nilanjana Roy

Rolled 2 dice, 5 + 1

23. Set in Australia/Oceania

24. Set in Africa

- 3/5: Read 'The Summer Tree' by Guy Gavriel Kay

Rolled 1 die, 1
25. Snake - go back to 5

- 3/5: !

26. Part of a series that is more than 5 books long
27. Set during WWI or WWII
28. Written between 1900 and 1999

- 3/18: Read 'Hexwood' by Diana Wynne Jones

Rolled 2 Dice, 5 + 3

29. Someone travels by plane

30. Someone travels by train

31. Road trip
32. Genre: thriller
33. Set in North America
34. Snake - go back to 1
35. Has been adapted as a movie
36. Set in Central or South America

- 3/18: Read 'The Darkest Road' by Guy Gavriel Kay

Did not meet the terms of the ladder rolled one die, 6
37. Has won an award
38. Newest release by a favorite author
39. A reread
40. Characters involved in the entertainment industry
41. Characters involved in politics

42. Characters involved in sports/sports industry

- 3/19: Read 'Pages From A Cold Island' by Frederick Exley

Rolled 1 die, 6

43. Characters involved in the law
44. Characters involved in cooking/baking
43. Characters involved in medicine
44. Characters involved in science/technology
45. A book that has been on your tbr for more than one year
46. A book that has been on your tbr for more than two years

- 3/21: Read 'Destroy All Monsters' by Sam J. Miller (Publication in July)

Rolled 1 die, 5
47. Snake - go back to 19
48. A book you acquired in February, 2019.
49. Recommended by a friend
50. Has a domestic animal on the cover
51. Has a wild animal on the cover

- 3/22 'Dragons of Autumn Twilight' (Annotated) by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman

Rolled 1 die, 4

52. Has a tree or flower on the cover

53. Has something that can be used as a weapon on the cover
54. Is more than 400 pages long
55. Is more than 500 pages long

- 3/28 Read 'Middlegame' by Seanan McGuire (Publication in May)

Rolled 2 dice, 6 + 5
56. Was published more than 100 years ago
57. Was published more than 50 years ago
58. Was published more than 25 years ago
59. Was published more than 10 years ago
60. Was published last year
61. Cover is more than 50% red
62. Cover is more than 50% green
63. Cover is more than 50% blue
64. Cover is more than 50% yellow
65. Snake - go back to 52
66. Part of a series that is more than 10 books long

- 4/2 Read 'Dragons of Winter Night' by Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman

Rolled 2 dice, 5 + 3

67. Set in a city with a population of greater than 5 million people
68. Something related to weddings on the cover
69. Something related to travel on the cover
70. Something related to fall/autumn on the cover
71. Involves the beach/ocean/lake
72. Involves the mountains/forests
73. Categorized as YA
74. Categorized as Middle Grade

- 4/7 Read 'The Dollhouse Murders' by Betty Ren Wright

Rolled 2 dice, 2 + 2
75. Set in a fantasy world
76. Set in a world with magic
77. Has a "food" word in the title
78. Set in a small town (fictional or real)

- 4/14 Read 'Women Talking' by Miriam Toews

Rolled 2 dice, 3 + 2
79. Main character is a woman
80. Main character is a man
81. Ghost story
82. Genre: urban fantasy
83. Genre: cozy mystery

- 4/14 Read 'The Hidden Staircase' by Carolyn Keene

Rolled 1 die, 5
84. Genre: police procedural
85. Written by an author who has published more than 10 books
86. Author's debut book
87. Snake - go back to 57
88. Comic/graphic novel

- 4/15 Read 'The Bungalow Mystery' by Carolyn Keene

Rolled 1 die, 4
89. Published between 2000 and 2017
90. A new-to-you author
91. Snake - go back to 61


92. Reread of a childhood favorite

- This has possibilities, I'll find something.


93. Author's first/last initial same as yours (real or BL handle)
94. Non-fiction
95. Memoir
96. From your favorite genre
97. Title starts with any of the letters in SNAKE
98. Title starts with any of the letters in LADDERS
99. Snake - go back to 69
100. Let BL pick it for you: post 4 choices and read the one that gets the most votes!