Thursday, October 1, 2015

The Challenge Factory - The Incredible Challenge Factory Scavenger Hunt Part XVI

The Incredible Challenge Factory Scavenger Hunt Part XVI hosted by The Challenge Factory on Goodreads

I managed the last of these challenges so I will have a go at finding all the items on the list.

The List

1. Sarcasm
Fool's Errand by Robin Hobb  
Loc: 5372 ➜ A shadow of the Fool was in Golden's drawled sarcasm.

2. Debilitating Disease

3. Janitor
The Christmas Witch by Amanda M. Lee
Loc: 268➜ even though every kid in the school wants to lock her in the janitor's closet and forget her there every summer break.

4. Tea
Christmas in the Park by Laura Lockington
Loc: 100 ➜ I sipped my mint tea and wondered if I had in fact made a huge mistake.      
5. Something Bald (tire, eagle, man, etc)
STRANGERS by Chirag Upadhyay
Loc: 1378➜  He  Loc: 2956➜ My eyes focused on the spot where the moon reflected of the crown of his bald head.
6. Goatee
Prophecy of the Female Warrior by K.A. Young
Loc: 1378➜  He sported a very nicely trimmed goatee. 

7. Cookbook
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
Pg 257 ➜ The shelves were filled with cookbooks, in French, English, Italian.

8. Emergency Room
City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
Pg. 32➜ The emergency room doctor had said the bite looked like a large dog's but Maia knew better.

9. Stuffed Animal other than a Teddy Bear
Life's a Witch by Amanda M. Lee
Loc: 1021 ➜ I'll win you another stuffed animal.
10. Candy Corn

11. Night Club/Dance Club
I'll Be Watching You by Charles de Lint
Pg: 163➜  No dance club

12. Puzzle
Life's a Witch by Amanda M. Lee
Loc: 4338➜ I knew we were missing a piece of the puzzle.
13. Deviled Eggs

14. A Vote
Sweep in Peace by Ilona Andrews
Loc: 3078➜ I would need that unanimous vote more than ever.

15. An Operation (in a hospital)
Lost & Found in India by Braja Sorensen
Loc: 104➜ After several hours of surgery, I awoke in the intensive care unit of Apollo Gleneagles in Salt Lake, Calcutta.

16. Pins and Needle Feeling
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
Pg 23➜ Pins and needles in my calves, I went as far as the landing 

17. Bingo
Poisoned by Elaine Macko
Loc: 3296 ➜ Maybe I'll cheat some more at bingo or better yet I've always wanted to rob a bank.

18. Men’s Dress Shoes
Love, Laughter, and Murder Ever After by Jeanine Spooner
Loc: 2688➜ He walked with a swagger, the thin black tie he wore pressed taut down his broad chest, and his polished dress shoes reflected the morning sun.

19. Ugly Christmas Sweater
Last Christmas by Lily Greene
Loc: 101➜ he revealed a bright festive jumper; a gleeful reindeer expanded the width of his torso and it stared at Ella with its two googly eyes, placed inappropriately over his nipples.

20. A Really Nice Person
Mattie: The Story of an Australian Convict Child by Sheila Hunter
Loc: 1255➜ She really is a nice girl, Percy.

21. Mittens
A man called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Pg: 334 ➜   Hej Sonja, siger Parvaneh bag ham og vinker glad, så hendes store vanter glider af hænderne. (Pg: 273 ➜  Hi Sonja, says
Parvaneh behind him, with a cheerful wave so that her big mittens slip off her hands.)

22. Cotton Candy
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater
pg 363➜ She was not unlike a miniature Persephone: mountainous white hair spun like cotton candy, 

23. Pastry of Any Kind
Fate's Edge by Ilona Andrews
pg 343➜ She forced herself to eat some of the fruit and a small piece of some sweet pastry.  
24. Violin
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfieldPg 122➜ The doctor's wife. In the music room. With the violin.

25. Lemon
Uprooted by Naomi Novik
pg 87➜ How much lemon?

26. Maple Syrup
What Once Was Perfect by Zoe York
Loc: 146➜  Grandma lets us have as much maple syrup as we want.

27. Baking
Opening Hearts by Iona Findley
Loc: 885➜ We should get to work, brother, and leave the ladies to their baking, said Marcus.
28. Delivery
Assassin's Quest by Robin Hobb
pg 194➜ Several lesser gates for delivery folk and servants had guards lacking in lace,
29. Scarecrow
204 Rosewood Lane by Debbie Macomber
Loc: 581➜  Grace decided to change the bulletin board and brought out the packet with a scarecrow, a black cat and a pumpkin patch.

30. Something Old
Royal Assassin by Robin Hobb
pg 75➜ I stared up at the tapestry critically. It was old and moth-eaten.
31. Something Borrowed
What Once Was Perfect by Zoe York
Loc: 1576➜  She smoothed a hand across her outfit, borrowed from Evie

32. Something Blue
I'll Be Watching You by Charles de Lint   
Pg: 307➜ He was wearing a shirt and tie and a dark blue tailored suit.
33. Something New
Activation by Chris PatonLoc: 239 ➜ Don't know, the hammer stilled as the maker picked up a new sphere of brass, bent it over the iron ball in front of him and began anew.

34. Christmas Card
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
Pg 350➜ I thought of my father, opening the Christmas cards from my parent's few friends

35. Snow Flurries

36. Pumpkin Pie
204 Rosewood Lane by Debbie Macomber
Loc: 1502➜  and the twenty-pound turkey had been replaced by a small turkey breast and a store-bought pumpkin pie.

37. Autumn
I Need a Hero by Emma Bennet
Loc: 50 ➜ Its small front garden is beautifully tended, even in the grip of early autumn.
38. Vanilla
Christmas at Carol's by Nicola Yeager
Loc: 1518 ➜ Put a vanilla bean into the cream and add a teaspoon of dark rum for that Carol effect and we're done.
39. Tin
Don't Waste a Minute - A Story of Africa by Marilyn Randall
Loc: 848➜ It said on the tin that it washes off.
40. Tradition
Murder Half-Baked by Kathleen DelaneyLoc: 1544 ➜ It's become an Italian household to serve it on Christmas Eve.   
Bonus Words
1. Domestic Violence
Memories of the Blue Door by Neil Davis
Loc: 618 ➜ My new step-dad had not taken long to settle in and feel at home. I think it had taken only six or seven months for him to let loose his monsters on his new brood of three with his fists and feet. Yes, it hadn't taken long at all, before he had every one of us blinded and paralysed by fear

2. Someone with OCD or OCD tendencies

3. Someone Who’s Frustrated
Memory & Dream by Charles de LintPg: 37➜ Because someone has to publish you people, he'd told them once - Which frustrated Kathy no end,  
4. Someone Who’s Adopted
The Menagerie by Tui T. Sutherland and Kari Sutherland
Pg: 135➜ Keiko lives here, too? he asked. We adopted her last year, Zoe said. Yay.

5. Wicked Chemistry Between Two Characters
Carved in Stone by Donna McDonald 
Loc: 929 ➜ Mr. Larson was right. There's enough chemistry between them to blow up a science lab, she said happily.

6. Someone Takes a Mental Health Day

7. Naughty Character (can either be a bad person or naughty in the bedroom)
Memories of the Blue Door by Neil Davis
Loc: 618 ➜ take a bow, Mr. A, for you earned a tinged of respect from at least six naughty kids from the neighbourhood.

8. Christmas Carolers

9. Golden Ring
Last Christmas by Lily Greene
Loc: 1077➜ That's some tenth question, he said looking at the gold ring.

10. Gobble
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
Pg: 21➜  And Helen Clarke will scream and gobble them.

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