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Ten Pins Game: 2023-2024 season

The 2023-2024 Ten Pins Reading Game at Mystillery Lanes has closed for the season. Please join us when we reopen in October 2024.

Your goal is to knock down all ten pins by reading books with numbers in their titles, using additional books and a little math if needed. But wait, there's more! The more books you can use, the higher your score! This game is seasonal (it alternates with Abra Cadavers). Read the General Information page and start knocking down pins!

As with all Mystillery challenges, short stories are welcome here! Check out your mystery anthologies/collections - shorts with numbers in titles are pretty common!
  (submit once for each pin).     Review previous games: 2021-20222022-2023

MYSTILLERY LEAGUE STANDINGS updated SUN MAR 31 2024 @ 7.00 pm EDT convert
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Tina Hilbert
Ohio
19 It Takes Two to Mango (Doyle) - One of the Girls (Clarke)
SUBTRACTION
Graveyard Book Vol 1 X Vol 2 (Gaiman)
MULTIPLY
Heartstopper Vol 1 + Heartstopper Vol 2 (Oseman)
ADDITION
Murder 101 - 1 Poison Pie (Cahoon)
SUBTRACTION
101 = 5 in binary so 5-1=4
Chasing the Devil: My 20... (Reichert) / 4 and 20 Blackbirds (Christie)
DIVISION
12 Clues of Christmas (James) - The Amelia Six (Gray)
SUBTRACTION
Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six (Unger) PLUS The Only One Left (Sager)
ADDITION
4 and 20 Blackbirds (Christie) subtract Midnight Pleasures (James)
CREATIVE
Three Blind Mice X The Third Floor Flat (Christie)
MULTIPLY
Warren the 13th (del Rio) minus 3 Act Tragedy (Christie)
SUBTRACTION
Bev "Striker" Hankins
Indiana
14 Number One is Walking (Martin)
EXACT
Missing: Page Thirteen (Green) - Station Eleven (Mandel)
SUBTRACTION
Three Men in a Boat (Jerome)
EXACT
The Four False Weapons (Carr)
EXACT
The Five: The Untold Lives... (Rubenhold)
EXACT
6 X H (Heinlein)
EXACT
The Eighth Lamp (Vickers) - Four to One--Bar One (Wade)
SUBTRACTION
Murder for Two (Coxe) X The Four Just Men (Wallace)
MULTIPLY
Nine - and Death Makes Ten (Dickson)
EXACT
12 Impossible Daredevil Stunts (Bell ) X Problem of the Five Marks (Post)
MULTIPLY
Linda B
Kentucky
14 It Happened One Knife (Cohen)
EXACT
Two Truths and a Lie (Henry)
EXACT
Two Parts Sugar, One Part Murder (Burns)
ADDITION
Land of a Hundred Wonders (Kagen) DIVIDED BY A Quarter (25) for a Kiss (Clark)
CREATIVE
Five Survive (Jackson)
EXACT
A Penny For Your Thoughts PLUS Don't Take Any Wooden Nickels (Clark)
CREATIVE
The Seven Dials Mystery (Christie)
EXACT
Death by the Dozen (McKinlay) MINUS And Four to Go (Stout)
SUBTRACTION
Three Blind Mice X
The Third Floor Flat (Christie) MULTIPLY
A Dime a Dozen (Clark)
CREATIVE
OutsmartYourShelf
The United Kingdom
13 The Only One Left (Sager)
EXACT
The One Who Fell (Wilkinson) PLUS Then There Was One (Cross)
ADDITION
The Third Victim (Gardner)
EXACT
Zero Days Since Last Incident (Rowney)
WILD CARD
The Fifth Guest (Knight)
CREATIVE
Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six (Unger)
EXACT
44 (44#1) (Sinclair)
WILD CARD
Henry VIII (Beattie)
CREATIVE
The Woman in Carriage 3 (James) + The Six (Veste)
ADDITION
Thirteen Ways to Kill (Rock) MINUS The Third Mrs Durst (Aguirre)
SUBTRACTION
moved up updated Beth M
North Carolina
11 The Gilded Ones (Forna)
EXACT
Two Parts Sugar, One Part Murder (Burns)
MULTIPLY
Three Hours in Paris (Black)
EXACT
Three Bedrooms, One Corpse (Harris)
ADDITION
Five Total Strangers (Richards)
EXACT
Six Crimson Cranes (Lim)
EXACT
Five Hat Minimum (Knadler) + Two Hours West of Nothing (Stiteler)
ADDITION
Twelve Aspects of the Dragon (Jones)
WILD CARD
1999A Novella (Hanberg)
WILD CARD
Fahrenheit 451 (Bradbury)
ADDITION
Avid Series Reader
New Mexico
11 Ruth's First Christmas Tree (Griffiths)
CREATIVE
Two Bagger (Connelly)
EXACT
Triptych (Liesche)
CREATIVE
The Second Life of Nick Mason (Hamilton) X The Ice Twins (Tremayne) MULTIPLY Category Five (MacGregor)
EXACT
A Jeff Resnick Six Pack (Bartlett)
EXACT
The Girls at 1 7 Swann Street (Zgheib)
EXACT
48 Clues... (Oates)
EXACT
Call After Midnight (Gerritsen)
WILD CARD
Mykonos After Midnight (Kaldis) WILD CARD
SueC
Utah
11 The One in a Million Boy (Wood)
EXACT
Cast Two Shadows (Rinaldi)
EXACT
The Second Mrs. Astor (Abe) PLUS The First Four Years (Wilder)
ADDITION
The First Four Years (Wilder)
EXACT
Five Came Back... (Harris)
EXACT
Thirteen Days: A Memoir... (Kennedy)
WILD CARD
Seven Dials (Perry)
EXACT
Apollo 8... (Kluger)
EXACT
The Ninth Daughter (Hamilton)
EXACT
The Ten Thousand Doors of January (Harrow)
EXACT
Jjean
Texas
10 First Cut (Emley)
CREATIVE
The 23rd Midnight (Patterson)
RULE 7
The 23rd Midnight (Patterson)
RULE 7
Thursdays at Eight (Macomber) & Hard Eight (Evanovich)
SPLIT
Five Days in Paris (Steel)
EXACT
Hot Six (Evanovich)
EXACT
The 7 She Saw (Gray)
EXACT
Thursdays at Eight (Macomber)
EXACT
Nine Dragons (Connelly)
EXACT
Ten Hours Until Dawn (Tougias)
EXACT
Rick Mills
Maine
10 Bullet for One (Stout)
EXACT
Death Double (Nolan)
EXACT
Three of Diamonds (Knight)
EXACT
Operative 375 (Brandner)
WILD CARD
The Five Orange Pips (Doyle)
EXACT
B 24 (Doyle)
WILD CARD
Thirteen (Hoch)
WILD CARD
Duck Behind That Eight Ball (Spain)
EXACT
The Nine to Five Man (Ellin)
EXACT
Thirteen at Dinner (Christie)
WILD CARD
Erika Morris
California
9 The Only One Left (Sager)
EXACT
Two Tribes (Cohen)
EXACT
Body Double (Gerritsen) + One Dark Window (Gillig)
ADDITION
Four Eyes (Ogle)
EXACT
The Four Winds (Hannah) + The Fourth Wing (Yarros)
ADDITION
Nine Liars (Johnson) + Year One (Roberts)
ADDITION
Melissa The Reading Nerd
New Jersey
7 The Only One Left (Sager)
EXACT
The Six Deaths of The Saint (Harrow)
EXACT
NYPD Red 7 (Patterson)
EXACT
First Lie Wins (Elston) PLUS The Seventh Girl (Masien)
ADDITION
The 12 Days of Murder (Cordani)
WILD CARD
Episode Thirteen (DiLouie)
WILD CARD
batkat
West Virginia
7 It Takes One (Kessler)
EXACT
Two Can Play (Kessler)
EXACT
Three Strikes (Kessler)
EXACT
Four of a Kind (Kessler)
EXACT
Seven Girls Gone (Brennan)
EXACT
The Third to Die (Brennan) PLUS Seven Crows (Kessler)
ADDITION
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