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Kasia J-A-N-U-A-R-Y

The idea is simple: you take the letters of the month, and for each letter you find a book which either has an author whose last name starts with this letter or a book which title starts with the given letter. Remember to disregard all the articles: a, an, the...

The duration of challenge is from the beginning of the month to last day, but you can post your list ahead of time if you want to.


message 2: by Kasia (last edited Dec 28, 2009 01:03AM) (new)

Kasia my tentative list:


J - Junky
A - Asimov, Isaac: Foundation
N - Never Let Me Go
U - Updike, John: Rabbit Run
A - Atwood, Margaret: The Robber Bride
R - Réage, Pauline: Story of O
Y - Yan, Mo: Big Breasts and Wide Hips: A Novel


message 3: by FlibBityFLooB (last edited Dec 29, 2009 08:44AM) (new)

FlibBityFLooB I've already likely bitten off more than I can chew for January... What's one more challenge? *grin*

J = Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
A = April Lady by Georgette Heyer
N = Noble Destiny by Katie MacAlister
U = Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
A = Again The Magic by Lisa Kleypas
R = (The) Raven Prince by Elizabeth Hoyt
Y = (The) Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood

Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics) by Charlotte Brontë April Lady by Georgette Heyer Noble Destiny (Noble, #2) by Katie MacAlister Uglies (Uglies, #1) by Scott Westerfeld Again The Magic by Lisa Kleypas The Raven Prince (Princes Trilogy, #1) by Elizabeth Hoyt The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood


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southpaw285 | 588 comments I'm in....here is my list.

*****Challenge Completed 01/30/10*****

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J = July's People by Nadine Gordimer 01.15.10
A = and Able by Lucy Monroe 01.04.10
N = Never Lie to a Lady by Liz Carlyle 01.01.10
U = Unlawful Contact by Pamela Clare 01.05.10
A = Arabella by Georgette Heyer 01.30.10
R = Riding on Instinct by Jaci Burton 01.12.10
Y = Your Scandalous Ways by Loretta Chase 01.16.10


message 5: by Melissa (last edited Jan 29, 2010 07:03PM) (new)

Melissa | 1058 comments Exactly...what's one more challenge...


J = Jacob by Jacquelyn Frank* * * * *
A = Atlantis Unleashed by Alyssa Day* * * * *
N = Night Life by Caitlin Kittredge* * *
U = Uglies by Scott Westerfeld* *
A = Atlantis Unmasked by Alyssa Day* * * *
R = Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire
Y = You Are So Undead to Me by Stacey Jay* * *



Mary E. (jujjy) | 125 comments Read the Month Challenge
01/01/10 - 01/31/10

0/7 completed

J
Joyce, Brenda - Dark Seduction
A Andrews, Ilona - On the Edge
N Night Pleasures - Sherrilyn Kenyon
U Unshapely Things by Mark Del Franco
A Aphrodisiac by Allyson Roy
R Richardson, Kat - Poltergeist
Y York, Rebecca - Beyond Control
Dark Seduction (Masters of Time, #1) by Brenda Joyce On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews Night Pleasures (Dark-Hunter, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Unshapely Things (Connor Grey, #1) by Mark Del Franco Aphrodisiac (Saylor Oz, Book 1) by Allyson Roy Poltergeist (Greywalker, Book 2) by Kat Richardson Beyond Control (Berkley Sensation) by Rebecca York



Angie | 478 comments J - Dark Seduction - Brenda Joyce
A - Atlantis Unmasked - Alyssa Day
N - Nightkeepers - Jessica Andersen
U - Undead Is Very Hot Right Now - Sarah Rees Brennan
A - Midnight Awakening - Lara Adrian
R - Real Vampires Have Curves - Gerry Bartlett
Y - You Had Me At Halo - Amanda Ashby

Dark Seduction (Masters of Time, #1) by Brenda Joyce Atlantis Unmasked (Warriors of Poseidon, #6) by Alyssa Day Nightkeepers (Final Prophecy, #1) by Jessica Andersen The Eternal Kiss  13 Vampire Tales of Blood and Desire by Trisha Telep Midnight Awakening (Midnight Breed, #3) by Lara Adrian Real Vampires Have Curves (Glory St. Clair, Book 1) by Gerry Bartlett You Had Me At Halo by Amanda Ashby


Mel W (MelW) | 981 comments I'm in as usual - not sure of list yet. Will probably post as I go.


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Lindy-Lane (moonbacklit) | 365 comments J=Eloisa James Duchess in Love

A= Another Chance to Dream by Lynn Kurland

N= Joy Nash Deep Magic

U= Unraveled Sleeve by Monica Ferris FINISHED 1.31

A= The Archbishop in Andalusia A Blackie Ryan Novel by Andrew Greeley FINISHED 1.14

R= A Rogue's Proposal by Stephanie Laurens FINISHED 1.26

Y= Yes, My Darling Daughter by Margaret Leroy FINISHED 1.09

FINISHED:


Yes, My Darling Daughter by Margaret Leroy The Archbishop in Andalusia (Bishop Blackie Ryan Series) by Andrew Greeley A Rogue's Proposal (Cynster,  #4) by Stephanie Laurens Unraveled Sleeve (A Needlecraft Mystery, #4) by Monica Ferris


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LibraryLass | 772 comments


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Steph (Angel4492) | 386 comments My Jan 2010 "Read the Month" Shelf

6/7

Jacob by Jacquelyn Frank 1/1/10 4★
As the World Dies: The First Days by Rhiannon Frater 1/22/10 5★
Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs by Molly Harper 1/4/10 4★
Under the Blood Red Moon by Mina Hepsen
Addicted by Charlotte Featherstone 1/15/10 4★
Remains of the Dead (The) by Wendy Roberts 1/6/10 4★
You Suck: A Love Story by Christopher Moore 1/8/10 3★

Jacob (Nightwalkers, #1) by Jacquelyn Frank [image error] Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs (Jane Jameson, #1) by Molly Harper Under the Blood Red Moon by Mina Hepsen Addicted by Charlotte Featherstone The Remains of the Dead (Ghost Dusters Mystery, No. 1) by Wendy Roberts You Suck  A Love Story by Christopher Moore


ஐ Briansgirl (Book Sale Queen)ஐ (BriansGirlKate) Read the Month - January
0/7

J - James Potter and the Vault of Destinies by by G. Norman Lippert
A - Agatha Christie - Evil Under the Sun
N - Nora Roberts - Summer Desserts
U - Umberto Eco - The Name of the Rose
A - Alpha Man by Kay Thorpe
R - Rebecca Winters - Matrimony With His Majesty
Y - Yardley, Herbert O. - The Education of a Poker Player




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m.allen | 41 comments I'm in!
Completed 4/7

J- Jacob
A- Flowers in the Attic 1/10
N- Not Quite a Husband 1/16
U- Undercover 1/12
A- Seven Nights of Sin by Lacey Alexander 1/6
R- Vengeance in Death by J.D. Robb
Y- Your Scandalous Ways


I ♥ Bookie Nookie (bookienookiereviews.blogspot.com) (IBookieNookie) Steph wrote: "Definitely, I'm in again ... Happy ALMOST New Year!

My Jan 2010 "Read the Month" Shelf

0/7

Jacob by Jacquelyn Frank
As the World Dies: The First Days by Rhiannon Frater
Need by Carrie Jones
Unde..."


Addicted is a great book--very spicy!


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Shazzy  | 1381 comments I'll Have a go!


Jacquelyn Frank -Ecstasy
Apocolypse Happens - Lori Handeland
Nora Roberts - Bed of Roses
Unshapely Things - Marc Del Franco
Arthur, Keri - Circle of Death
Rachel Vincent - Prey
You Slay Me - Katie MacAlister


message 18: by Melissa (So Cal Gal) (last edited Jan 14, 2010 09:32AM) (new)

Melissa (So Cal Gal) | 35 comments Here is my list:

J: My Life in France by Julia Child
A: The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
N: Nerd Gone Wild by Vicki Lewis Thompson - DONE
U: U is for Undertow by Sue Grafton
A: Alexandria Link by Steve Berry
R: Bare Bones by Kathy Reichs
Y: Your Heart Belong to Me by Dean Koontz


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Patty



Joyce, Lydia - Wicked Intentions 1/7/10
Accidental It Girl - Libby Street 1/13/10
Noble, Cate - Dead Right
Uneasy Alliance - Jayne Ann Krentz
Audacity to Win - David Plouffe 1/5/10
Rice, Lisa Marie - Dangerous Secrets 1/22/10
You Don't Know Jack - Erin McCarthy 1/16/10




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Barbara ★ | 2259 comments J - Jury of One by Laura Bradford 1/30
A - All About Evie by Beth Ciotta
N - Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly 1/8
U - Unhallowed Ground by Heather Graham
A - Arafura Pirate by Victoria Gordon
R - Rescue Me by Christy Reece
Y - You and No Other by Cathy Maxwell


To be Read:
All About Evie by Beth Ciotta Unhallowed Ground by Heather Graham Arafura Pirate (Harlequin Romance, No 3025) by Victoria Gordon Rescue Me (Last Chance Rescue, #1) by Christy Reece You and No Other by Cathy Maxwell

Read:
Jury of One by Laura Bradford Nine Dragons (Harry Bosch, #14) by Michael Connelly


Steph (Angel4492) | 386 comments Cherra wrote: "Addicted is a great book--very spicy! "

;) I'm looking forward to it.


Valorie  | 2065 comments 0/7 Done!

J - Just Desserts by G.A. McKevett
A - Scorched by Sharon Ashwood
N - Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men by Molly Harper
U - Undying by V.K. Forrest
A - Midnight Awakening by Lara Adrian
R - Red Fire by Deidre Knight
Y - You Slay Me by Katie MacAlister

Just Desserts (Savannah Reid Mystery, Book 1) by G.A. McKevett Scorched (The Dark Forgotten, #2) by Sharon Ashwood Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men (Jane Jameson, #2) by Molly Harper Undying (Clare Point, #2) by V.K. Forrest Midnight Awakening (Midnight Breed, #3) by Lara Adrian Red Fire (Gods of Midnight, #1) by Deidre Knight You Slay Me (Aisling Grey  Guardian, #1) by Katie MacAlister


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message 26: by Melody (last edited Dec 31, 2009 09:02PM) (new)

Melody (Melos) | 692 comments Here goes. (I hope we're ok with novellas...)
(Updated 01/ )

J – Jack's Ornament, Myrna Temte (from the anthology Jingle Bells, Wedding Bells)
A – All I Want for Christmas, Nora Roberts (from the anthology Jingle Bells, Wedding Bells)
N – No Commitment Required, Seressia Glass
U – Unshapely Things, Mark Del Franco
A – August, Elizabeth: The Forever Gift (from the anthology Jingle Bells, Wedding Bells)
R – Rules Of Prey, John Sandford
Y – Yankee Doodle Dead, Carolyn Hart


Jingle Bells, Wedding Bells by Nora Roberts No Commitment Required (Indigo) by Seressia Glass Unshapely Things (Connor Grey, #1) by Mark Del Franco Rules Of Prey (Lucas Davenport, #1) by John Sandford Yankee Doodle Dead (Death on Demand Mystery, Book 10) by Carolyn Hart


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Annvelwis | 671 comments Jane and the Sneaky Dom by Hannah Murray Kissing Sin (Riley Jenson Guardian, #2) by Keri Arthur Natural Born Charmer (Chicago Stars, #7) by Susan Elizabeth Phillips The Dream Thief (Drakon, #2) by Shana Abé

6/7

J - Jane and the Sneaky Dom by Hannah Murray 12-01 ***
A - Kissing Sin by Keri Arthur 01-01 **
N - Natural Born Charmer by Susan Elizabeth Phillips 08-01 ****
U - Undercover Princess by Suzanne Brockmann 16-01 ****
A - The Dream Thief by Shana Abé 10-01 ****
R - Morrigan's Cross by Nora Roberts 16-01 ***
Y -


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message 30: by Mojca (last edited Jan 04, 2010 11:53PM) (new)

Mojca | 890 comments 2/7


J =
A =
N =
U = Undercover Lover by Charlene Teglia — 01/01
A =
R = The Reluctant Hero by Sandra Paul — 01/01
Y =

Undercover Lover (Take Me, Lover #2) by Charlene Teglia The Reluctant Hero (Silhouette Romance, #1016) by Sandra Paul


Mel W (MelW) | 981 comments 1/7 read

J - Jude's Law by Lori Foster
A -
N - Northern Lights by Nora Roberts 2/1
U -
A -
R -
Y -

Jude's Law (Law, #1) by Lori Foster Northern Lights by Nora Roberts


Valorie  | 2065 comments 1/7 Done!

J - Just Desserts by G.A. McKevett 1/1 ***
A - Scorched by Sharon Ashwood
N - Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men by Molly Harper
U - Undying by V.K. Forrest
A - Midnight Awakening by Lara Adrian
R - Red Fire by Deidre Knight
Y - You Slay Me by Katie MacAlister

To Read
Scorched (The Dark Forgotten, #2) by Sharon Ashwood Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men (Jane Jameson, #2) by Molly Harper Undying (Clare Point, #2) by V.K. Forrest Midnight Awakening (Midnight Breed, #3) by Lara Adrian Red Fire (Gods of Midnight, #1) by Deidre Knight You Slay Me (Aisling Grey  Guardian, #1) by Katie MacAlister

Done
Just Desserts (Savannah Reid Mystery, Book 1) by G.A. McKevett


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Lu (Sugar & Snark) 2/7


J - James Patterson - 1st to Die
A - Alice, Sebold - The Lovely Bones
N -
U -
A -
R -
Y -


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BJ Rose (BJRose) | 4163 comments Read-the-Month Challenges 2010

January
1/7

J = Jeeves and the Unbidden Guest by P.G. Wodehouse Jan 3 (3.5*)
A = Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
N = Neil Gaiman: The Sandman Vol. 01 Preludes and Nocturnes
U = Umberto Eco: The Name of the Rose Including Postscript
A = Armstrong, Kelley: The Summoning
R = The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Y = Yoko Ogawa: The Housekeeper and the Professor



MK (Food actvist) (Daalmonette) J-
A-
N- Mine to Possess by Nalini Singh 1-3-10
U-
A-
R-
Y-

READ
Mine to Possess (Psy-Changeling, #4) by Nalini Singh


Mel W (MelW) | 981 comments RRRC GROUP – READ THE MONTH CHALLENGE – JANUARY
Duration: January 1 to January 31, 2010

2/7 read

J - Jude's Law by Lori Foster 4/1
A -
N - Northern Lights by Nora Roberts 2/1
U -
A -
R -
Y -

Jude's Law (Law, #1) by Lori Foster Northern Lights by Nora Roberts



Mojca | 890 comments 3/7


J =
A =
N =
U = Undercover Lover by Charlene Teglia — 01/01
A =
R = The Reluctant Hero by Sandra Paul — 01/01
Y = Young, Donna — Captive of the Desert King — 01/04

Undercover Lover (Take Me, Lover #2) by Charlene Teglia The Reluctant Hero (Silhouette Romance, #1016) by Sandra Paul Captive of the Desert King (Harlequin Intrigue #1148) by Donna Young


Mojca | 890 comments 4/7


J = Jackson's Woman by Maggie Price —M 01/06
A =
N =
U = Undercover Lover by Charlene Teglia — 01/01
A =
R = (The) Reluctant Hero by Sandra Paul — 01/01
Y = Young, Donna — Captive of the Desert King — 01/04

Jackson's Woman (Dates with Destiny #1) (Silhouette Romantic Suspense #1464) by Maggie Price Undercover Lover (Take Me, Lover #2) by Charlene Teglia The Reluctant Hero (Silhouette Romance, #1016) by Sandra Paul Captive of the Desert King (Harlequin Intrigue #1148) by Donna Young


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Purple (PurpleNat) | 1221 comments Update

7/7 done

J: J.R WARD, Covet READ 1.15.2010
A: Angels' Blood, Nalini Singh READ 1.16.2010
N: Nobody's Baby But Mine Suzanne Elizabeth Phillips READ 1.18.2010
U: Uglies Scott Westerfield READ 1.10.2010
A: Armstrong, Kelly, The Summoning READ 1.25.2010
R: Romancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia Quinn READ 1.23.2010
Y: You Slay Me, Katie McAlister READ 1.22.2010


Angie | 478 comments J - Dark Seduction - Brenda Joyce - Jan 7
A - Atlantis Unmasked - Alyssa Day
N - Nightkeepers - Jessica Andersen
U - Untouchable - Kresley Cole - Jan 5
A - Midnight Awakening - Lara Adrian
R - Real Vampires Have Curves - Gerry Bartlett - Jan 2
Y - You Had Me At Halo - Amanda Ashby

Dark Seduction (Masters of Time, #1) by Brenda Joyce Deep Kiss of Winter (Includes  Immortals After Dark, #8; Alien Huntress, #5) by Kresley Cole Real Vampires Have Curves (Glory St. Clair, Book 1) by Gerry Bartlett


BJ Rose (BJRose) | 4163 comments Read-the-Month Challenges 2010

January
completed 2/7

J = Jeeves and the Unbidden Guest by P.G. Wodehouse Jan 3 (3.5*)
A = Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
N = Neil Gaiman: The Sandman Vol. 01 Preludes and Nocturnes
U = Umberto Eco: The Name of the Rose
A = Armstrong, Kelley: The Summoning
R = Round Robin by Jennifer Chiaverini Jan 6 (4.5*)
Y = Yoko Ogawa: The Housekeeper and the Professor



FlibBityFLooB 1/7 :)

J = Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
A = April Lady by Georgette Heyer - 01/08/10
N = Noble Destiny by Katie MacAlister
U = Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
A = Again The Magic by Lisa Kleypas
R = (The) Raven Prince by Elizabeth Hoyt
Y = (The) Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood

Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics) by Charlotte Brontë April Lady by Georgette Heyer Noble Destiny (Noble, #2) by Katie MacAlister Uglies (Uglies, #1) by Scott Westerfeld Again The Magic by Lisa Kleypas The Raven Prince (Princes Trilogy, #1) by Elizabeth Hoyt The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood


BJ Rose (BJRose) | 4163 comments Changed another one - just not reading books in the order I thought I would:

Read-the-Month Challenges 2010

January
completed 3/7

J = Jeeves and the Unbidden Guest by P.G. Wodehouse Jan 3 (3.5*)
A = Adams, Douglas: Mostly Harmless Jan 8 (3.5*)
N = Neil Gaiman: The Sandman Vol. 01 Preludes and Nocturnes
U = Umberto Eco: The Name of the Rose Including Postscript
A = Armstrong, Kelley: The Summoning
R = Round Robin by Jennifer Chiaverini Jan 6 (4.5*)
Y = Yoko Ogawa: The Housekeeper and the Professor



Valorie  | 2065 comments 2/7 Done!

J - Just Desserts by G.A. McKevett 1/1 ***
A - Scorched by Sharon Ashwood
N - Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men by Molly Harper 1/7 *****
U - Undying by V.K. Forrest
A - Midnight Awakening by Lara Adrian
R - Red Fire by Deidre Knight
Y - You Slay Me by Katie MacAlister

To Read
Scorched (The Dark Forgotten, #2) by Sharon Ashwood Undying (Clare Point, #2) by V.K. Forrest Midnight Awakening (Midnight Breed, #3) by Lara Adrian Red Fire (Gods of Midnight, #1) by Deidre Knight You Slay Me (Aisling Grey  Guardian, #1) by Katie MacAlister

Done
Just Desserts (Savannah Reid Mystery, Book 1) by G.A. McKevett Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men (Jane Jameson, #2) by Molly Harper


FlibBityFLooB 2/7 read...

J = Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
A = April Lady by Georgette Heyer - 01/08/10
N = Noble Destiny by Katie MacAlister - 01/10/10
U = Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
A = Again The Magic by Lisa Kleypas
R = (The) Raven Prince by Elizabeth Hoyt
Y = (The) Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood

Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics) by Charlotte Brontë April Lady by Georgette Heyer Noble Destiny (Noble, #2) by Katie MacAlister Uglies (Uglies, #1) by Scott Westerfeld Again The Magic by Lisa Kleypas The Raven Prince (Princes Trilogy, #1) by Elizabeth Hoyt The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood


Erin Christmas | 57 comments J
A
N--Not My Daughter by Barbara Delinsky - 1/9/09
U
A
R
Y


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