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Winter Games
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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During the 20th century, hundreds of thousands of people died from the use of nuclear weapons in Nuclear War I and other nuclear disasters. Dr. Newtan's book describes the disastrous consequences of the following nuclear developments all of which occurred in the 20th century: The Trinity Test of a nuclear device (explosion) The destruction of Hiroshima by a uranium bomb The destruction of Nagasaki by a plutonium bomb The hydrogen bomb, neutron bomb, and cobalt bomb Radioactive fallout Radiological weapons The BRAVO Test (hydrogen bomb) Three Mile Island nuclear reactor disaster Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster Fermi I breeder reactor disaster Nuclear submarine disasters (U.S., U.S.S.R.) Thresher nuclear submarine disaster Scorpion nuclear submarine disaster Nuclear satellite disasters Lost nuclear weapons Lost nuclear fissile materials for weapons Nuclear waste disasters Acts of war on nuclear facilities Nuclear terrorism Proliferation of nuclear weapons Nuclear reactors in space Nuclear weapons in space Nuclear waste can it be safely stored for millennia?
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Clwojick
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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Late, but here are the books that I read during week four of the #wintergames. I gained 4,650 pts for team #MistletoeManiacs!

she.epeolatry Hello 😃…. 1. What did you think of Survive the night? Did you think it would appeal to movie lovers ( as RS had anticipated)? 2. On average- how long does it take you to finish a book? Thanks! 2w
Clwojick I thought it was okay, but it wasn‘t what I was expecting since I didn‘t read the blurb going into it. Definitely read more like a movie than most books, so I could totally see the appeal there for movie buffs, and could definitely see them making it into a movie! Since I mostly listen to audiobooks, I tend to get thru them super fast… normally finishing 1-2 a day. Sometimes even 3-4 a day, on my days off. 😜 @she.epeolatry 2w
BarkingMadRun My final points were 1861 for the week. Not my best but not my worst 2w
she.epeolatry @Clwojick I was really disappointed. I think it‘s my least favorite by him — my fave being Final Girl — and it‘s probably because I am an equal lover of movies and books. I expected a greater variety of movies that reflected a broader timeline. He and I grew up in the same generation and even with the book being set in the past — the movies were all incredible old and less relatable than they could have been. 2w
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candc320
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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Here are my totals for #wintergames2021 ! I know we have one day left but I don‘t think the little bit of reading I‘ll do will make much of a difference. I really fell apart in weeks 4 & 5 but I had family visiting that make it really hard to participate 😜. Hopefully my points still help the awesome #mistletoemaniacs get a win! I‘ve really loved being a part of winter games and my group and am already looking forward to next year‘s games!

Clwojick ❤ You did amazing! Thank you so much for joining us this past month! ❤ 2w
candc320 Thanks so much, @Clwojick !! 2w
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keys_on_fire
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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This was my best week yet! Can‘t believe how much reading and points I got with Christmas in the mix…
#wintergames2021 #mistletoemaniacs @Clwojick

Smartypants Keep it up!! 🥇 3w
Clwojick Amazing job! 😍 3w
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guinsgirlreads
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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Clwojick Awesome ❤️💚❤️ 1mo
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TheBookHippie
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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melissajayne
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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Week 2 stats
Books: 82
Other Posts: 1262
Readathons: 578.86

Week 2 Total: 1922.86
Week 1 Total: 756.51

Overall total: 22679.37

#mistletoemaniacs #wintergames2021

Clwojick Amazing! ❤️💚❤️ 1mo
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IndoorDame
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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These are some of the readathons I‘ll be participating in next month. My overall goals for the month are to:
1. Get in the holiday spirit and have fun
2. Earn points for #TeamGameSleighers
3. Complete #Booked2021 and my Goodreads 2021 Reading Challenge of 120 books (41 books to go so this probably isn‘t possible but I could get pretty close)

TheSpineView Glad you are joining in! Good luck on those goals! 2mo
PuddleJumper Good luck! 2mo
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SeaToSkyes
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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Here's my #tbr for #WinterGames2021. I may be a tad over ambitious; literally all of these are currently on hold on Libby! 🤣 Most of them are fairly short so I'm hoping to get through the majority of them. #TeamGameSleighers

wordslinger42 I should add Once Upon a Wardrobe to my list! Lots of great choices 😊 2mo
SeaToSkyes @wordslinger42 they had me at Narnia 😁 2mo
cwarnier You can do it! 2mo
SeaToSkyes @cwarnier thank you! ☺️ 2mo
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IndoorDame
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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I‘ve been working on my TBR for #WinterGames2021 I‘ll probably add some titles from my November list I don‘t get to, & even with the careful mix of children‘s books & audiobooks I made sure to add here I doubt I‘ll read all these, but I like to have opinions. In the interest of keeping life low stress, I‘m going to go ahead & call this my #bookspin list for next month as well even though I‘ll probably change things up some. #TeamGameSleighers

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 2mo
StayCurious Great list! 2mo
wordslinger42 I also put children's books on my list and was probably overly optimistic about how much I'll read 😂 2mo
IndoorDame @wordslinger42 I always am. Even in regular months. 😂 But I figure that‘s half the fun, right? 2mo
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peanutnine
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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Decided to sign up for my first #WinterGames 🎄
I have a weeks vacation planned for the end of the year so I'm excited to get in the holiday spirit and have some fun reading ☺️
@Clwojick @StayCurious

Clwojick Woohoo! Happy to have you with us! Thank you for sharing 🎄 3mo
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AmyK1
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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Can‘t believe it‘s already time to sign up for #wintergames! I have really enjoyed this the last 2 years and can‘t wait to participate again this year. Check out @Clwojick and @StayCurious pages for the link to sign up!

Clwojick Thanks for sharing Amy! ❤️ 3mo
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Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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My #WinterGames final check in...
Week 5 was a catch up week on posts so I have an additional 13,657 points to report, bringing my total score to 24,914 points!

Considering what a busy work month I had, I am surprised I got this high. Thank you so much @Clwojick for being a great team captain. All the effort you and @StayCurious put into this is greatly appreciated! Both of you are the BEST! I had lots of fun!
#wintergames2020 #merryreaders

TheSpineView Great job! 👍 12mo
Clwojick You did great! Amazing! Way to go! ♥️❄️🎄 12mo
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Avanders
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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Happy New Year everyone!!!

💜🤍💙🥳🎇🌅🎆🥳💙🖤💜

It sometimes seemed 2020 might never end.... May our next 12 months leave our last in the dust... 🙏🏽🙏🏽

Also, apologies to my team for not posting all month, but I kept track! I earned a measly 330 points all month, but hey, 1 point is more than 0! 😳🥸😘
#WinterGames #WinterGames2020 #MerryReaders

Clwojick You did great! I struggled to keep my posts up to day too. December was busier than expected, considering everything 😅 12mo
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Bookgoil
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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Well 83 different books (including work story readalouds ftw), 39 shows and movies, playing the readathon and games hard. All the bingo and scavenger hunts! I did my team proud I hope and I had tons of fun! I read tons more Christmas books and watched more movies than normal for sure! #wintergames2020 #readnosereindeer @StayCurious

StayCurious You're such a star! Thanks for playing and kicking butt! 12mo
Bookgoil @StayCurious it was tons of fun thanks for running this game! ❤️ 12mo
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BayouGirl85
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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Here is my total for the entire #wintergames2020 challenge: 14,185. 😃 I had a blast.

Clwojick Amazing! Way to go! ♥️❄️🎄 12mo
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Clwojick
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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We‘re coming up to the last two days of the #WinterGames, and although I REALLY didn‘t stick to my original list of 100 books for the month, I‘m still happy I managed to read as much as I did considering how busy the month ended up being for me. I wish I was able to participate more, but it‘s been a blast. Let‘s see how much more I can read in the last stretch. #merryreaders

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Clwojick
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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Can you believe we‘re already into the last week of #WinterGames2020? This game was a huge hit during Scarathlon, so we wanted to bring it back for the last game of the year! Hope you‘re still having a blast #MerryReaders! ♥️

Allylu Our team read (one of them) is A Christmas Carol, so I‘m posting The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand because it‘s based on A Christmas Carol! #MerryReaders (edited) 13mo
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Jadams1776 Like The Afterlife of Holly Chase, this is also a retelling of A Christmas Carol 13mo
kezzlou85 Book with Holly in the title 13mo
PuddleJumper Book with a character called Holly in it 13mo
FantasyChick Secret in the title 13mo
ImperfectCJ Breed of dairy cow in the title. (Guernsey to Jersey). 13mo
FantasyChick About a monster 13mo
FantasyChick Has had many adaptations 13mo
PuddleJumper Character called Belle 13mo
FantasyChick Women in war 13mo
Bookworm54 Takes place during a war 13mo
PuddleJumper Pajamas in the title 13mo
Bookworm54 Story revolves around letters 13mo
FantasyChick Flowers in the title 13mo
ImperfectCJ Contains a famous chariot race. 13mo
ImperfectCJ Another modern take on mythology (and adapted for film/TV). 13mo
PuddleJumper Adaptation has Ian McShane in it 13mo
FantasyChick Has over 1000 pages 13mo
ImperfectCJ Has a creepy clown in it. 13mo
ImperfectCJ (oops, creepy puppeteer. But still, kind of a pied piper figure) 13mo
PuddleJumper Has the word renegade in the title 13mo
FantasyChick Third in a series 13mo
PuddleJumper Set in Dublin 13mo
ImperfectCJ Also in/around Dublin. 13mo
FantasyChick Tree branches on the cover 13mo
ImperfectCJ Also set in Vermont. 13mo
ImperfectCJ Part of the Little “House“ series. 13mo
PuddleJumper Winter in the title 13mo
BayouGirl85 Characters pays to stay in a lake house similiar to paying to stay in a hotel. 13mo
Sresendez12 Snowfall in title 13mo
Sresendez12 Takes place partly on the Amazon river 13mo
PuddleJumper Has a colour in the title 13mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Both Stonewall Book Award winners 13mo
PuddleJumper Both written by Vietnamese American writers 13mo
Allylu Winter in the title: 13mo
kezzlou85 Book with love in the title 13mo
PuddleJumper Both have death in the title 13mo
kezzlou85 Both have mistress in the title 13mo
PuddleJumper Both have gladiators in them 13mo
FantasyChick Sole survivors 13mo
PuddleJumper Both published in 2020 13mo
FantasyChick Wizards named Harry 13mo
PuddleJumper Both have magic schools 13mo
j9brown Has a character named Penny 13mo
PuddleJumper Both first in a trilogy 13mo
j9brown Space operas from the 90s 13mo
FantasyChick Ship on the cover 13mo
j9brown The Devil in the title 13mo
PuddleJumper Has dark in the title 13mo
FantasyChick Vampire romance! 13mo
PuddleJumper Instruments in the title 13mo
PuddleJumper Pulitzer prize winner 13mo
MidnightBookGirl Like The Sympathizer, this book has a spy too 13mo
j9brown Movie adaptations starring Richard Burton 13mo
Linsy Shrew in title (edited) 13mo
Linsy Kilts! 13mo
j9brown Time travel romances 13mo
MidnightBookGirl Like The Girl From Everywhere, part of this story is set on a boat 13mo
j9brown Also takes place "in paradise" 13mo
Avanders 🤭 I‘ve kept track of my points, but not posted all month re this!! Should I post an end-of-month total? It‘s rather small compared with some, but it‘s something 😁😁 13mo
Avanders Also... also involving a Carpenter (ish 😄) (edited) 13mo
Clwojick @Avanders if you post your monthly total by January 2nd that‘s fine by me ♥️ 13mo
Avanders @Clwojick 👍🏽😘😘 13mo
PuddleJumper Gothic in the title 13mo
Jadams1776 Involving creepy houses 13mo
Jadams1776 Mango in the title 13mo
MidnightBookGirl Also set in India (and a great series) 13mo
PuddleJumper By the same author (only read her Rei Shimura books so yay new series) 13mo
Jadams1776 Ice in the title 13mo
j9brown Christmas short stories collections 13mo
MidnightBookGirl Another collection of holiday short stories 13mo
MidnightBookGirl Like In Five Years, this book deals with visions 13mo
j9brown Blue eyes on the covers 13mo
BayouGirl85 A girl with one eye visible. Half her face is covered with wavy hair. 13mo
MidnightBookGirl Another take on Beauty and the Beast 13mo
j9brown Adapted into a movie with Dakota Johnson in the cast 13mo
MidnightBookGirl Dylan Neal starred with Dakota Johnson in 50 Shades and played Hermes in the movie based on 13mo
PuddleJumper Dylan Neal played Mike Celluci in the TV adaptation of the blood books starting with 13mo
BayouGirl85 Tv adaption of a novel 13mo
PuddleJumper Christmas in the title 13mo
j9brown Ornaments on the covers 13mo
AsYouWish Murder During A Party 13mo
AsYouWish Takes Place In Scotland 13mo
AsYouWish Compares Love Interests to “Famous Person” 13mo
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Clwojick
Winter Games | John Lacombe
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Merry Christmas Eve Eve! Canada is going into lockdown tomorrow, and I‘m working straight through the holidays at the hospital, so this last stretch of 2020 is going to be a busy one for me. #MerryReaders, I wish each and every one of you the Merriest of Christmases and a very Happy New Year. Stay safe, stay healthy, and most of all stay HAPPY! I hope you all get some to rest and relax, and pick up a book or two 😍 #WinterGames2020

Laughterhp Merry Christmas! Good luck at work! 💚🎄🎁 13mo
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candc320 Merry Christmas!! I hope your work isn‘t too stressful and you get the chance for some fun and reading as well!!! 13mo
Lizpixie Merry Xmas O Captain My Captain! It‘s already Xmas Eve here and we‘re busy prepping fir a Xmas Eve family dinner with roast leg lamb, roast pork, roast potatoes, pumpkin, sweet potato & all the trimmings. Yum!🍖🥔🍠🌽🥕🥦 13mo
OriginalCyn620 Merry Christmas! I hope work isn‘t too bad for you and that you find some little moments of joy in your holiday! 🎄🎅🏻 (edited) 13mo
bookishcow Merry Christmas! Please stay safe ❤️ 13mo
guinsgirlreads Merry Christmas! ❤️🎄 13mo
Read4life Merry Christmas ❤️💚 13mo
BethM Merry Christmas and stay safe! 13mo
Allylu Stay safe fearless leader! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! 13mo
ElizaMarie Merry Christmas to you too! Stay safe! 13mo
Endowarrior21 Merry Christmas and stay safe! 13mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick 💚❤Merry Christmas❤💚 13mo
Cupcake12 Merry Christmas to you too, take care and stay safe 🎄🎁⛄️ 13mo
Bookworm54 Merry Christmas! Stay safe, and I hope you get a bit of time to relax before the new year! 💜 13mo
kezzlou85 Merry Christmas to you too. X ♥️🎄 13mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Merry Christmas, Cassandra!! Don't work too hard!!! 13mo
Traci1 Happy Christmas! Stay safe. ❤❤ 13mo
Andrew65 Happy Christmas. Hope you get a rest soon. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️🎄🎅🎄🎅🎄🎅🎄🎅 (edited) 13mo
Avanders 🎄♥️🎄♥️🎄 13mo
MidnightBookGirl Keep safe! 13mo
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