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Murder by Death

I read cozy and historical mysteries, a bit of Paranormal/UF, and to mix it up, I read science and gardening books on occasion.

BookLikes-opoly: Bank, Board and Running History

I'll use this post to update my bank and keep track of how I roll.  

(I put previous dates in spoiler tags to try to keep the length down.)

 

Current roll:

Free Friday Read - 362 pages / $6.00

 

June 15th

Balance Brought Forward: $127.00

Roll: 7

Space: Free Parking

Category: Even roll of dice to go to Electric Company

Page count: 373

$$:  $6.00

Current Bank: $0.00

 

New Bank Balance: $127.00

 

 








 

                            

 

Previous rolls:

 

June 7th (and 10th)

 

Balance Brought Forward: $115.00

Roll: 6

Space: BookLikes space - rolled a 7

Category: Double the dollars of your next read

June 10th

Roll: 4

Space: Adventure Land 26

Category: A book set in Africa or Asia or has an exotic animal on the front cover

Page count: 205

$$:  $3.00  $6.00

Current Bank: $121.00

(show spoiler)

 

 

June 3rd

Balance Brought Forward: $109.00

Roll: 11

Space: Main Street 10

Category: Book set in small town

Page count: 315

$$:  $3.00

Current Bank: $112.00

(show spoiler)

 

 

June 5th

 

Balance Brought Forward: $112.00

Roll: 5

Space: Luxury Tax

Category: Book with a wedding or character who is a millionaire/billionaire

Page count: 275

$$:  $3.00

Current Bank: $115.00

(show spoiler)

 

 

June 1st

 

Balance Brought Forward: $104.00

Roll: 6

Space: Free Space

Category: Read a book of your choice

Page count: 433

$$:  $5.00

Current Bank: $109.00

(show spoiler)

 

 

May 30th

Balance Brought Forward: $102.00

Roll: 9

Space #31: Paradise Pier

Category: Read a book that involves a carnival or whose title begins with any letter in the word PIXAR

Page count: 192

$$:  $2.00

Current Bank: $104.00

(show spoiler)

 

 

Memorial Day Weekend Bonus Rolls

Balance Brought Forward: $93.00

Roll #1:

Roll: 10 (double 5s)

Space #8: Chance

Category: Read a mystery or whose title begins with any letter in the word CLUE.

Page count: 310

$$:  $3.00

Current Bank: $96.00

 

Roll #1a:

Roll:  5

Space: Cars Land 18

Category: Read a book that was published in 2006, 2011, 2013, or 2014 or that has a car on the cover.

Page count: 297

$$:  $3.00

Current Bank: $99.00

 

Roll #2:

Roll:  6

Space: WaterWorks

Category: Read a book with water on the cover, or where someone turns on the waterworks (i.e., cries) because of an emotional event.

Page count: 246

$$:  $3.00

Current Bank: $102.00

(show spoiler)

 

May 26th

Balance Brought Forward: $90.00

Roll: 9

Space #35: Chance

Category: Read a book tagged police procedural or detective or has an MC who is a police detective.

Page count: 210

$$:  $3.00

(show spoiler)

Current Bank: $93.00

 

May 24st

Balance Brought Forward: $87.00

Roll: 7

Space #27: Adventure Land

Category: Read a book whose author's initials can be found in "TARZAN" or that has a tree on the cover.

Page count: 344

$$:  $3.00

(show spoiler)

Current Bank: $90.00

 

May 21st

Balance Brought Forward: $77.00

Roll: 11

Space #20: BookLikes

Category: Roll for task:  #5:  Collect $10.00 for yourself and another player of your choice (I chose BrokenTune.)

Page count: N/A

$$:  $10.00

(show spoiler)

Current Bank: $87.00

 

May 19th 

Balance Brought Forward: $71.00

Roll: 12 (double sixes)

Space #8: Chance / Mystery

Category: Read a mystery or whose title begins with any letter in the word CLUE.

Page count: 370

$$:  $3.00

Current Bank: $74.00

 

Second roll:

Roll: 3

Space #10: Main Street

Category: Read a book that takes place in a small town in the USA.

Page count: 280

$$:  $3.00

(show spoiler)

Current Bank: $77.00

 

May 17th 

Balance Brought Forward: $68.00

Roll: 6

Space #33: TomorrowLand

Category: Read a book set in space, is marked Sci-fi, or has robots/cyborgs in the story.

Page count: 357

$$:  $3.00

Current Bank: $71.00

(show spoiler)

 

May 15th

 

Balance Brought Forward: $65.00

Roll: 8

Space #28: Paradise Pier

Category: Read a book set during the reign of Queen Victoria, or genre is steampunk.

Page count: 336

$$:  $3.00

Current Bank: $68.00

(show spoiler)

 

May 12th 

Balance Brought Forward: $62.00

Roll: 11

Space #21: New Orleans

Category: Read a book set on an island, or has the ocean on the cover.

Page count: 263

$$:  $3.00

Current Bank: $65.00

(show spoiler)

 

May 9th 

Balance Brought Forward: $60.00

Roll: 9

Space #11: Main Street

Category: Read a book that takes place between 1945 and 1965 or written by an author born before 1955

Page count: 192

$$:  $2.00

Current Bank: $62.00

(show spoiler)

 

May 7th 

Balance Brought Forward: $57.00

Roll: 6

Space #3: Main Street Station

Category: Read a book that involves a trip across the United States, or has a national monument on the cover.

Page count: 371

$$:  $3.00

Current Bank: $60.00

(show spoiler)

 

May 5th

Balance Brought Forward: $54.00

Roll: 5

Space #: 34

Category: TomorrowLand:  Read a book tagged Middle Grade or YA, or has a child or children's toy on the cover.

Page count: 397

$$:  $3.00

Current bank: $57.00

(show spoiler)

 

April 30th - Dewey Bonus Rolls

Balance Brought Forward: $47.00

1st Roll: 3

Space #19: New Orleans

Category: Read a book that is tagged gothic, or horror, or is a ghost story.

Page count: 273

$$:  $3.00

 

2nd Roll: 8

Space #27: AdventureLand - DNF'd

Category: Read a book whose author's initials can be found in "TARZAN" or that has a tree on the cover.

Page count: 64 out of 284

$$:  $1.00

 

3rd Roll: 3

Space #20:  The Monorail

Category: Read a book that involves travel by air, has an airplane on the cover or setting is a city with a subway.

Page count:  361

$$:  $3.00

Current Bank: $54.00

(show spoiler)

 

April 28th

Balance Brought Forward: $44.00

Roll: 5

Space #17: Mystery Square

Category: Read a book that is tagged cozy mystery.

Page count: 352

$$:  $3.00

Current Bank: $47.00

(show spoiler)

 

April 25th

Bank Balance: $34.00

Roll: 5

Space #: BookLikes Square

Category: Roll the dice and do the task:

#7:  Double your dollars on your next read!

Page count: 514

$$:  $5.00  $10.00

Current Bank: $44.00

(show spoiler)

 

April 23st

Bank Balance: $29.00

Roll: 12 (double sixes)

Space #: 34

Category: TomorrowLand:  Read a book tagged Middle Grade or YA, or has a child or children's toy on the cover.

Page count: 160

$$:  $2.00

                   

Doubles roll again:

Space #:  8

Category:  "?":  Read a mystery or a book with a title starting with any of the letters in CLUE

Page count: 220

$$:  $3.00

Current Bank: $34.00

(show spoiler)

 

April 21st

Bank Balance: $26.00

Roll: 11

Space #: FREE PARKING  (roll again: even #: electric co. / odd #: water works)

Free Parking Roll:  7  (Odd Number)

Space #: 23

Category:  WaterWorks:  Read a book with water on the cover, or where someone turns on the waterworks (i.e., cries) because of an emotional event.

Page count: 319

$$:  $3.00

Current Bank: $29.00

(show spoiler)

 

April 17th

Starting Bank: $23.00

Roll: 11

Space #: 18

Category: Carsland - Read a book published in any year a Cars movie was made: 2006, 2011, 2013 or 2014 or read a book with a car on the cover.

Page count: 262

$$:  $3.00

Current Bank: $26.00

(show spoiler)

 

April 15th

Starting Bank: $20.00                   

Roll: 8

Space #: 8

Category: Mystery 
Page Count:  216

$$: $3.00

Current Bank: $23.00

(show spoiler)