Thursday, May 7, 2015

A Million More Pages - Hogwarts: The Amazing Book Race

The Amazing Book Race hosted by A Million More Pages on Goodreads.

I started the 50 State Amazing book race with someone who had to pull out. Instead Sassafrass stepped in and is playing with me. She has also agreed to play this new edition of the challenge with me. The start is May 8th. Our round is called The Valley Of The Kings and our team name is: Sassy Janes.
Our route marker is

I have listed the books that I have read for the actual rounds at the bottom of this post. The way to earn a fast forward was to find 100 words in our books, I have not listed the books I have read for this part of the challenge but they can be found HERE and HERE

Welcome to The Amazing Book Race!

The Amazing Book Race is a AMMP Book Challenge in which teams of two people race around the world with Books in competition with other teams. Contestants strive to arrive first at "Book Stops" at the end of each leg of the race to win points and to avoid coming in last, which carries the possibility of elimination. Contestants travel to and within multiple countries in a variety of transportation modes, including airplanes, hot air balloons, helicopters, trucks, bicycles, taxicabs, cars, jeepneys, trains, buses, boats, and by foot. Clues provided in each leg lead the teams to the next destination or direct them to perform a task, either together or by a single member. These challenges are related in some manner to the country wherein they are located or its culture. Teams are progressively eliminated until two teams are left; at that point, the team that arrives first in the final leg is awarded the grand prize.

How to Play:
➻1st, find a partner! Sign up if you wish to play. You can either hunt for your own partner, or we can match you up. The choice is yours.

Route Information: The Route Information will tell you which location you are going to. You will have to read a book that takes place in that location and a book that features a mode of transportation.

Route Marker: You will be given a clue on where to find the Route Marker. It can be anywhere on A Million More Pages. Once you find it, complete the task required.

Detour:A Detour presents the team with a decision between two tasks. You must read a book that fits one of those task.

Fast Foward:Player will have the option to earn one Fast forward during the race.

Note:Teams will be eliminated after rounds. The last team to check in will be eliminated. However, if you are eliminated, you can still play, but you are not eligible for the grand prize.  

List of books for the actual rounds:
  1. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
  2. Avram Thief of Catland by James Bjorkman
  3. Kelly's Koffee Shop by Dianne Harman 
  4. Dog Day Wedding by Rich Amooi
  5. Flypaper by C.K. Vile 
  6. Never Cry Wolf by Farley Mowat  
  7. Legend by David Gemmell
  8. The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera 
  9. Brotherhood of the Fin: A Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer's Story by Gerald R. Hoover
  10. Viking Fire by Andrea R. Cooper

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