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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments I'm gonna start a new post for the new year! I read 78 books in 2009 so I hope to read at least 100 this year. I also want to get through more of my backlog and buy less books. Also, I want to finish a monthly challenge for once!

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2009's Challenges


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments Continuing from first 50:

The Name of this Book is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch Skin Game (Skin, #1) by Ava Gray Diary of a Wimpy Kid  Rodrick Rules (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #2) by Jeff Kinney Fablehaven (Fablehaven, #1) by Brandon Mull Bullet (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #19) by Laurell K. Hamilton How to Train Your Dragon (How to Train Your Dragon, #1) by Cressida Cowell Pretty Little Liars (Pretty Little Liars, #1) by Sara Shepard Diary of a Wimpy Kid  The Last Straw (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #3) by Jeff Kinney Diary of a Wimpy Kid  Dog Days (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #4) by Jeff Kinney
Toys Go Out  Being the Adventures of a Knowledgeable Stingray, a Toughy Little Buffalo, and Someone Called Plastic by Emily Jenkins Claimed By Shadow (Cassandra Palmer, #2) by Karen Chance Ghost of a Chance (A Chintz 'n China Mystery, #1) by Yasmine Galenorn A Certain Wolfish Charm (Westfield Brothers, #1) by Lydia Dare Savvy by Ingrid Law Holes by Louis Sachar How to Be a Pirate (How to Train Your Dragon, #2) by Cressida Cowell Glimmerglass (Faeriewalker, #1) by Jenna Black The Strain (The Strain, #1) by Guillermo Del Toro Lord Loss (The Demonata, #1) by Darren Shan
Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum, #2) by Janet Evanovich Three To Get Deadly (Stephanie Plum, #3) by Janet Evanovich Naked Heat (Nikki Heat #2) by Richard Castle Fat Vampire  A Never Coming of Age Story by Adam Rex Diary of a Wimpy Kid  The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #5) by Jeff Kinney We Hear the Dead by Dianne Salerni The Walking Dead Vol. 1  Days Gone Bye by Robert Kirkman Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles Wake (Dream Catcher, #1) by Lisa McMann

79 books read for 2010 so far!

Plus, Audiobooks listened to:

The Help by Kathryn Stockett Heat Wave by Richard Castle Medium Raw  A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook by Anthony Bourdain One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1) by Janet Evanovich The Darkest Night (Lords of the Underworld,  #1) by Gena Showalter


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments RRRC Serial Reader Challenge

12 DOWN, 23 TO GO!

1. The Dead Girls' Dance by Rachel Caine - 12/16 - ★ ★ ★ - my review
2. Bloody Good by Georgia Evans - 12/31 - ★ ★ - my review
3. Enchanting the Lady by Kathryne Kennedy - 1/4 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
4. Real Murders by Charlaine Harris - 1/10 - ★ ★ ★ - my review
5. Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night by Kresley Cole - 1/13 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
6. Frostbite by Richelle Mead - 1/29 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
7. Mona Lisa Darkening by Sunny - 2/7 - ★ ★ - my review
8. Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men by Molly Harper - 3/15 - ★ ★ ★ - my review
9. Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3) by Richelle Mead - 3/17 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
10. A Local Habitation by Seanan McGuire - 4/21 - ★ ★ - my review
11. Midnight Alley by Rachel Caine - 5/15 - ★ ★ - my review
12. Touch the Dark by Karen Chance - 5/24 - ★ ★ - my review

1) Jack the Page Ripper (15 books):

READ
The Dead Girls' Dance (The Morganville Vampires, #2) by Rachel Caine Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night (Immortals After Dark,  #4) by Kresley Cole Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2) by Richelle Mead Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3)  by Richelle Mead Midnight Alley (The Morganville Vampires, #3) by Rachel Caine

TO READ
Feast of Fools (The Morganville Vampires, #4) by Rachel Caine Lord of Misrule (The Morganville Vampires, #5) by Rachel Caine Carpe Corpus (The Morganville Vampires, #6) by Rachel Caine
Night Lost (Darkyn, #4) by Lynn Viehl Evermore (Darkyn, #5) by Lynn Viehl Twilight Fall (Darkyn, #6) by Lynn Viehl Stay the Night (Darkyn, #7) by Lynn Viehl
Dark Needs at Night's Edge (Immortals After Dark, #5) by Kresley Cole Dark Desires After Dusk (Immortals After Dark, #6) by Kresley Cole
Lover Avenged (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #7) by J.R. Ward

2) Una-book-bomber (5 books):


READ
Enchanting the Lady (Relics of Merlin, #1) by Kathryne Kennedy - Romance
Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men (Jane Jameson, #2) by Molly Harper - Chick-Lit

TO READ
Shakespeare's Trollop (A Lily Bard Mystery, #4) by Charlaine Harris - Mystery
Happy Hour of the Damned (Amanda Feral, #1) by Mark Henry - Urban Fantasy
Ink Exchange (Wicked Lovely, #2) by Melissa Marr - Young Adult

3) Spree Series Killer (New Author):

Burning Alive (Sentinel Wars, #1) by Shannon K. Butcher

4) Author-ican Psycho (Author I gave up on):

READ - SECTION FINISHED
Mona Lisa Darkening (Monère  Children of the Moon, #6) by Sunny

5) Dr. Hannibal Lecturer:

READ - SECTION FINISHED
Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1) by Karen Chance

6) The Book Strangler (Whole series from beginning to last published):

READ
Real Murders (An Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #1) by Charlaine Harris

TO READ
A Bone to Pick (An Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #2) by Charlaine Harris Three Bedrooms, One Corpse (An Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #3) by Charlaine Harris The Julius House (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #4) by Charlaine Harris Dead Over Heels (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #5) by Charlaine Harris A Fool and His Honey (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #6) by Charlaine Harris Last Scene Alive (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #7) by Charlaine Harris Poppy Done to Death (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #8) by Charlaine Harris

7) 3rd Degree (Trilogy):

READ
Bloody Good (Brytewood, #1) by Georgia Evans

TO READ
Bloody Awful (Brytewood, #2) by Georgia Evans Bloody Right (Brytewood, #3) by Georgia Evans

BONUS: Bloody Mary (Kick-ass Female):

READ - SECTION FINISHED
A Local Habitation (October Daye, #2) by Seanan McGuire

Duration: 11/7/2009 - 11/7/2010



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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments Of The Royal Line Challenge

The goal is to read TEN books which titles have nobility words in it (Ex. king, queen, prince, princess, lord, lady, duke, earl, viscount, duchess, etc).

2 DOWN, 8 TO GO!

1. Lord of Misrule by Rachel Caine
2. Nicholas (Lords of Satyr) by Elizabeth Amber
3. Sword of Darkness (Lords of Avalon) by Kinley MacGregor
4. Thorn Queen by Richelle Mead - 1/7 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
5. Queene of Light by Jennifer Armintrout
6. Never Lie to a Lady by Liz Carlyle
7. Enchanting the Lady by Kathryne Kennedy - 1/4 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
8. Empress by Karen Miller
9. Four Dukes and a Devil by Cathy Maxwell
10. His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik

READ
Enchanting the Lady (Relics of Merlin, #1) by Kathryne Kennedy Thorn Queen (Dark Swan, #2) by Richelle Mead

TO READ
Lord of Misrule (The Morganville Vampires, #5) by Rachel Caine Nicholas (The Lords of Satyr, #1) by Elizabeth Amber Sword of Darkness (Lords of Avalon, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Queene of Light (Lightworld/Darkworld, #1) by Jennifer Armintrout Never Lie to a Lady (Neville Family, #1) by Liz Carlyle Empress (Godspeaker Trilogy, Book 1) by Karen Miller Four Dukes and a Devil by Cathy Maxwell His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1) by Naomi Novik

Duration: 12/1/09 - 2/28/10


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments RRRC Group Read-the-Season Challenge (Winter)

W: Beyond the Night by Joss Ware - 1/26 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
I: Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews - 1/21 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
N: Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men by Molly Harper - 3/15 - ★ ★ ★ - my review
T: Thorn Queen by Richelle Mead - 1/7 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
E: Enchanting the Lady by Kathryne Kennedy - 1/4 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
R: Real Murders by Charlaine Harris - 1/10 - ★ ★ ★ - my review

BONUS: Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night by Kresley Cole - 1/13 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review

READ
Enchanting the Lady (Relics of Merlin, #1) by Kathryne Kennedy Thorn Queen (Dark Swan, #2) by Richelle Mead Real Murders (An Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #1) by Charlaine Harris Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night (Immortals After Dark,  #4) by Kresley Cole Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2) by Ilona Andrews [image error] Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men (Jane Jameson, #2) by Molly Harper

Duration: 12/21/09 - 3/19/10


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments RRRC Group January Challenge

1. January: Turning Japanese by Cathy Yardley
2. Birthday: Enchanting the Lady by Kathryne Kennedy (Barbsis's Shelf) - 1/4 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
3. Geography (Phillipines): Skip
4. Beginnings: Real Murders by Charlaine Harris - 1/10 - ★ ★ ★ - my review
5. Winter Theme: Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night by Kresley Cole - 1/13 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
6. MLK Day: Skip
7. Romance Genre: Thorn Queen by Richelle Mead - 1/7 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
8. Out with the Old: Skip
9. In with the New: Nicholas by Elizabeth Amber
10. Reader's Choice: Mortal Seductions by Allyson James - 1/11 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review

READ
Enchanting the Lady (Relics of Merlin, #1) by Kathryne Kennedy Thorn Queen (Dark Swan, #2) by Richelle Mead Real Murders (An Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #1) by Charlaine Harris Mortal Seductions (Mortal Series, #2) by Allyson James Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night (Immortals After Dark,  #4) by Kresley Cole

TO READ
Turning Japanese by Cathy Yardley Nicholas (The Lords of Satyr, #1) by Elizabeth Amber

ALSO READ
Captivate (Need, #2) by Carrie Jones Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2) by Ilona Andrews [image error] Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2) by Richelle Mead


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments A-Z Book Title Challenge

A: Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin (2/8) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
B: Beyond the Night by Joss Ware (1/26) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
C: Captivate by Carrie Jones (1/20) ★ ★ - my review
D: The Devil's Playground by Jenna Black (3/29) ★ - my review
E: Enchanting the Lady by Kathryne Kennedy (1/4) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
F: Frostbite by Richelle Mead (1/29) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
G: Skin Game by Ava Gray (6/22) ★ ★ ★ - my review
H: Horns by Joe Hill (3/4) ★ ★ ★ - my review
I: Iron Kissed by Patricia Briggs (4/5) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
J: The Breaking Jewel by Makoto Oda (3/20) ★ - my review
K: Kokoro by Natsume Soseki (3/7) ★ ★ ★
L: A Local Habitation by Seanan McGuire (4/21) ★ ★ - my review
M: Mortal Seductions by Allyson James (1/11) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
N: The Name of this Book is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch (6/13) ★ ★ - my review
O: One for the Money by Janet Evanovich (10/8) ★ ★ - my review
P: Blood Promise by Richelle Mead (5/22) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
Q: Except the Queen by Jane Yolen (2/27) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
R: Real Murders by Charlaine Harris (1/10) ★ ★ ★ - my review
S: Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3) by Richelle Mead (3/17) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
T: Thorn Queen by Richelle Mead (1/7) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
U: Unshapely Things by Mark Del Franco (2/23) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
V: Fat Vampire: A Never Coming of Age Story by Adam Rex (11/27) ★ ★ - my review
W: Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night by Kresley Cole (1/13) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
X:
Y: How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell (7/8) ★ ★ ★ - my review
Z:

Duration: 1/1/2010 - 12/31/2010


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments A-Z Author Challenge

A: Ilona Andrews - Magic Burns (1/21) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
B: Melanie Benjamin - Alice I Have Been (2/8) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
C: Kresley Cole - Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night (1/13) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
D: Lydia Dare - A Certain Wolfish Charm (10/12)
E: Simone Elkeles - Perfect Chemistry (12/13) ★ ★ ★ ★
F: Mark Del Franco - Unshapely Things (2/23) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
G: Robert Goolrick - A Reliable Wife (4/17) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
H: Charlaine Harris - Real Murders (1/10) ★ ★ ★ - my review
I: Ilona Andrews - Magic Bleeds (6/1) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
J: Allyson James - Mortal Seductions (1/11) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
K: Kathryne Kennedy - Enchanting the Lady (1/4) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
L: Laurell K. Hamilton - Flirt (2/5) ★ ★ ★ - my review
M: Richelle Mead - Thorn Queen (1/7) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
N: Nalini Singh - Angels' Blood (4/13) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
O: Makoto Oda - The Breaking Jewel (3/20) ★ - my review
P: Patricia Briggs - Iron Kissed (4/5) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
Q:
R: Richelle Mead - Succubus Shadows (4/1) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
S: Sunny - Mona Lisa Darkening (2/7) ★ ★ - my review
T: Sherry Thomas - His at Night (6/4) ★ - my review
U:
V:
W: Joss Ware - Beyond the Night (1/26) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
X: Adam Rex - Fat Vampire: A Never Coming of Age Story (11/27) ★ ★ - my review
Y: Jane Yolen - Except the Queen (2/27) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
Z:

Duration: 1/1/2010 - 12/31/2010


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments A-Z Female Character Challenge

A: Aurora Teagarden from Real Murders (1/10)
B: Kyra Marie Beckwith from Skin Game (6/22) ★ ★ ★ - my review
C: Catherine Land from A Reliable Wife (4/17) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
D: Kate Daniels from Magic Burns (1/21) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
E: Eugenie Markham from Thorn Queen (1/7)
F: Felicity Seymour from Enchanting the Lady (1/4)
G: Georgina Kinkaid from Succubus Shadows (4/1) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
H: Clarissa Hawthorne from The Smoke Thief (5/8) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
I:
J: Jade from Beyond the Night (1/26) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
K: Kate Daniels from Magic Strikes (2/10) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
L: MacKayla Lane from Darkfever (4/23) ★ ★ - my review
M: Mariketa from Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night (1/13)
N: Nikki Heat from Heat Wave (9/24) ★ ★ ★
O: October Daye from A Local Habitation (4/21) ★ ★ - my review
P: Cassie Palmer from Touch the Dark (5/24) ★ ★ - my review
Q:
R: Rose Hathaway from Frostbite (1/29) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★- my review
S: Sookie Stackhouse from Dead in the Family (5/17) ★ ★ ★ - my review
T: Mercedes Thompson from Iron Kissed (4/5) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
U:
V: Valerie/Valenarian from Mortal Seductions (1/11)
W: Kate Winters from Wintercraft (5/16) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
X:
Y:
Z: Zara from Captivate (1/20)

Duration: 1/1/2010 - 12/31/2010


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments A-Z Male Character Challenge

A: Adrian Ivashkov from Frostbite (1/29) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★- my review
B: Bowen MacRieve from Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night (1/13)
C: Robin Crusoe from Real Murders (1/10)
D: Dorian from Thorn Queen (1/7)
E: Elliot Drake from Beyond the Night (1/26) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
F: Drake Ferrer from Embers (6/12) ★ ★ ★ - my review
G: Connor Grey from Unshapely Things (2/23) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
H: Halcyon from Mona Lisa Darkening (2/7) ★ ★ - my review
I:
J: Jason Schuyler from Flirt (2/5) ★ ★ ★ - my review
K:
L: Leon Dupree from Mortal Seductions (1/11)
M: Connall Maccon from Changeless (3/30) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
N: Nick from Captivate (1/20)
O:
P:
Q: Quentin from A Local Habitation (4/21) ★ ★ - my review
R: Raphael from Angels' Blood (4/13) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
S: Seth Mortensen from Succubus Shadows (4/1) ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
T: Terrence Blackwell from Enchanting the Lady (1/4)
U:
V:
W:
X:
Y:
Z:

Duration: 1/1/2010 - 12/31/2010


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments Challenge Overload Group January Challenge

Winter: Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night by Kresley Cole - 1/13 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
Place (Cold): Frostbite by Richelle Mead - 1/29 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
January (N Title): Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men by Molly Harper
January (A Author): Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews - 1/21 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
New Beginnings (Recommended by Jess): Mortal Seductions by Allyson James - 1/11 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
Resolutions (read a book the same month I bought it): Beyond the Night by Joss Ware - 1/26 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review

READ
Mortal Seductions (Mortal Series, #2) by Allyson James Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night (Immortals After Dark,  #4) by Kresley Cole Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2) by Ilona Andrews [image error] Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2) by Richelle Mead

TO READ
Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men (Jane Jameson, #2) by Molly Harper

ALSO READ
Enchanting the Lady (Relics of Merlin, #1) by Kathryne Kennedy Thorn Queen (Dark Swan, #2) by Richelle Mead Real Murders (An Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #1) by Charlaine Harris Captivate (Need, #2) by Carrie Jones


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments Paranormal Romance Group January Challenge

1. vampires: Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men by Molly Harper
2. werewolves: Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night by Kresley Cole - 1/13 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
3. shifters: Enchanting the Lady by Kathryne Kennedy - 1/4 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
4. gods/goddesses/immortals: Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews - 1/21 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
5. demons/angels: Mortal Seductions by Allyson James - 1/11 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
6. witches/warlocks/sorcerers/mages: Thorn Queen by Richelle Mead - 1/7 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
7. fae/fairies: Captivate by Carrie Jones - 1/20 - ★ ★ - my review
8. aliens: Beyond the Night by Joss Ware - 1/26 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
9. psychics/ghosts/humans with paranormal abilities: Touch the Dark by Karen Chance
10. hunters/warriors/slayers/guardians: Frostbite by Richelle Mead - 1/29 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review

READ
Enchanting the Lady (Relics of Merlin, #1) by Kathryne Kennedy Thorn Queen (Dark Swan, #2) by Richelle Mead Mortal Seductions (Mortal Series, #2) by Allyson James Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night (Immortals After Dark,  #4) by Kresley Cole Captivate (Need, #2) by Carrie Jones Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2) by Ilona Andrews [image error] Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2) by Richelle Mead

TO READ
Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men (Jane Jameson, #2) by Molly Harper Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1) by Karen Chance

ALSO READ
Real Murders (An Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #1) by Charlaine Harris


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments Paranormal & Urban Fantasy, Monthly Group Reads January Challenge

First Set
First love/reunion: Mortal Seductions by Allyson James - 1/11 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
First time/virgin & first in series:Enchanting the Lady by Kathryne Kennedy - 1/4 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review

Second Set
First words: Born of Fire by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Single word: Captivate by Carrie Jones - 1/20 - ★ ★ - my review

Third Set
Blue cover & single figure: Thorn Queen by Richelle Mead - 1/7 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
1st in series & blue cover: Nicholas by Elizabeth Amber

READ
Mortal Seductions (Mortal Series, #2) by Allyson James Enchanting the Lady (Relics of Merlin, #1) by Kathryne Kennedy Captivate (Need, #2) by Carrie Jones Thorn Queen (Dark Swan, #2) by Richelle Mead

TO READ
Born of Fire (The League, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Nicholas (The Lords of Satyr, #1) by Elizabeth Amber

ALSO READ
Real Murders (An Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #1) by Charlaine Harris Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night (Immortals After Dark,  #4) by Kresley Cole Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2) by Ilona Andrews [image error] Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2) by Richelle Mead


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments PNR Group All About Authors February Challenge

1. Favorite Author: Embrace the Night Eternal by Joss Ware aka Colleen Gleason
2. New Author: Except the Queen by Jane Yolen - 2/27 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
3. Second Chance Author: Mona Lisa Darkening by Sunny - 2/7 - ★ ★ - my review
4. GoodReads Author: Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men by Molly Harper
5. Author Born in 1982: Magic Under Glass by Jaclyn Dolamore
6. S Author: The Awakening and The Struggle by L.J. Smith
7. D Author: Unshapely Things by Mark Del Franco - 2/23 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
8. Male Author: Unquiet Dreams by Mark Del Franco
9. Female Author: Flirt by Laurell K. Hamilton - 2/5 - ★ ★ ★ - my review
10. Multiple Authors: Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews - 2/10 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review

READ
Flirt (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #18) by Laurell K. Hamilton Mona Lisa Darkening (Monère  Children of the Moon, #6) by Sunny Magic Strikes (Kate Daniels, #3) by Ilona Andrews Unshapely Things (Connor Grey, #1) by Mark Del Franco Except the Queen by Jane Yolen

TO READ
Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men (Jane Jameson, #2) by Molly Harper [image error] The Awakening and The Struggle (The Vampire Diaries, #1-2) by L.J. Smith Unquiet Dreams (Connor Grey, #2) by Mark Del Franco


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments RRRC Group February Challenge

3/8 READ

1. February: Fallen by Lauren Kate
2. Birthday: Mona Lisa Darkening by Sunny (Amanda's Shelf) - 2/7 - ★ ★ - my review
3. Indiana: Flirt by Laurell K. Hamilton - 2/5 - ★ ★ ★ - my review
4. Favorites: Embrace the Night Eternal by Joss Ware aka Colleen Gleason
5. Valentine’s Day: The Highlander's Touch by Karen Marie Moning
6. Black History Month: Skip
7. Romance Genre: The Awakening and The Struggle by L.J. Smith
8. President’s Day: Skip
9. International Friendship Month: Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews - Harassed by Michelle M. to read ; ) - 2/10 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
10. Reader's Choice: Touch the Dark by Karen Chance

READ
Flirt (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #18) by Laurell K. Hamilton Mona Lisa Darkening (Monère  Children of the Moon, #6) by Sunny Magic Strikes (Kate Daniels, #3) by Ilona Andrews

TO READ
Fallen (Fallen, #1) by Lauren Kate Embrace the Night Eternal (Envy Chronicles, #2) by Joss Ware The Highlander's Touch (Highlander, #3) by Karen Marie Moning The Awakening and The Struggle (The Vampire Diaries, #1-2) by L.J. Smith Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1) by Karen Chance


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments RRRC Group Women We Love Challenge

The challenge it to read 10 books that feature heroines that fill the categories. There are 15 available, and you can pick and choose to come up with your complete 10.

Challenge Duration: March 1, 2010 - May 31, 2010

1. Vampire: Lover Avenged by J.R. Ward
2. Service Industry - Waitress: Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris - 5/17 - ★ ★ ★ - my review
3. Professional Career Woman - Lawyer: Pride Mates by Jennifer Ashley - 4/5 - ★ ★ - my review
4. Life Saving/Medical - Doctor: The Turning by Jennifer Armintrout
5. Geek/Computers - Librarian: Nice Girls Don't Live Forever by Molly Harper
6. Mom: Carpe Demon: Adventures of a Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom by Julie Kenner
7. Traditional Man's Job - Mechanic: Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs - 3/20 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
8. Witch: Blonde With a Wand by Vicki Lewis Thompson
9. School/Academic - Student: Midnight Alley by Rachel Caine - 5/15 - ★ ★ - my review
10. Demoness: Succubus Shadows by Richelle Mead - 4/1 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review

READ
Blood Bound (Mercedes Thompson, #2) by Patricia Briggs Succubus Shadows (Georgina Kincaid, #5) by Richelle Mead Pride Mates (Shifters Unbound, #1) by Jennifer Ashley Midnight Alley (The Morganville Vampires, #3) by Rachel Caine Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10) by Charlaine Harris

TO READ
Lover Avenged (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #7) by J.R. Ward The Turning (Blood Ties, #1) by Jennifer Armintrout Nice Girls Don't Live Forever (Jane Jameson, #3) by Molly Harper Carpe Demon (Adventures of a Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom, #1) by Julie Kenner Blonde With a Wand (Babes-on-Brooms, #1) by Vicki Lewis Thompson


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments I think I'm going to have to abstain from all March challenges. I've just got too much due and too many tests and midterms for the month to try to read a set amount of books.

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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments RRRC Group Read-the-Season Challenge (Spring)

S: Succubus Shadows by Richelle Mead - 4/1 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
P: Pride Mates by Jennifer Ashley - 4/5 - ★ ★ - my review
R: Midnight Alley by Rachel Caine - 5/15 - ★ ★ - my review
I: Iron Kissed by Patricia Briggs - 4/6 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
N: His at Night by Sherry Thomas - 6/4 - ★ - my review
G: A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick - 4/17 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review

BONUS: Endymion Spring by Matthew Skelton

READ
Succubus Shadows (Georgina Kincaid, #5) by Richelle Mead Pride Mates (Shifters Unbound, #1) by Jennifer Ashley Iron Kissed (Mercedes Thompson, #3) by Patricia Briggs A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick Midnight Alley (The Morganville Vampires, #3) by Rachel Caine His at Night by Sherry Thomas

TO READ
Endymion Spring by Matthew Skelton

Duration: 3/20/09 - 6/20/10


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments Paranormal Romance Group May's Cover Hunt Challenge

5 DOWN, 5 TO GO!

Read 3 books whose that has a single male on the cover.
1. Lover Avenged by J.R. Ward
2. Night Lost by Lynn Viehl
3. Dark Needs at Night's Edge by Kresley Cole

Read 3 books whose that has a single female on the cover.
1. Midnight Alley by Rachel Caine - 5/15 - ★ ★ - my review
2. Touch the Dark by Karen Chance - 5/24 - ★ ★ - my review
3. Blood Promise by Richelle Mead - 5/22 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review

Read 2 books whose cover feature a couple.
1. Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris - 5/17 - ★ ★ ★ - my review
2. Embrace the Night Eternal by Joss Ware

Read 2 books where there is no person or human image at all.
1. The Smoke Thief by Shana Abé - 5/8 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
2. The Dream Thief by Shana Abé

READ
The Smoke Thief (Drakon, #1) by Shana Abé Midnight Alley (The Morganville Vampires, #3) by Rachel Caine Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10) by Charlaine Harris Blood Promise (Vampire Academy, #4) by Richelle Mead Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1) by Karen Chance

TO READ
Lover Avenged (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #7) by J.R. Ward Night Lost (Darkyn, #4) by Lynn Viehl Dark Needs at Night's Edge (Immortals After Dark, #5) by Kresley Cole
Embrace the Night Eternal (Envy Chronicles, #2) by Joss Ware
The Dream Thief (Drakon, #2) by Shana Abé


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments Challenge Overload Group May Challenge

1. Published in May: Magic Bleeds by Ilona Andrews
2. Features a Shifter: The Smoke Thief by Shana Abé - 5/8 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
3. Flower on Cover: Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris - 5/17 - ★ ★ ★ - my review
4. 5th in Series: Dark Needs at Night's Edge by Kresley Cole
5. Set Before 1950: The Dream Thief by Shana Abé

READ
The Smoke Thief (Drakon, #1) by Shana Abé Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10) by Charlaine Harris

TO READ
Magic Bleeds (Kate Daniels, #4) by Ilona Andrews Dark Needs at Night's Edge (Immortals After Dark, #5) by Kresley Cole The Dream Thief (Drakon, #2) by Shana Abé

Duration: May 1, 2010 - May 31, 2010


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments RRRC Group May Challenge

4 DOWN, 4 TO GO!

1. Starts with M: Magic Bleeds by Ilona Andrews
2. May Birthday: Touch the Dark by Karen Chance - 5/24 - ★ ★ - my review - Nichole's Shelf
3. Washington: Blood Promise by Richelle Mead - 5/22 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
4. Deceased Author: Skip
5. 5-Word Title: Dark Needs at Night's Edge by Kresley Cole
6. 1,000 Ratings: Midnight Alley by Rachel Caine - 5/15 - ★ ★ - my review
7. Professional Potpourri (Nurse): Lover Avenged by J.R. Ward
8. Futuristic Romance: Embrace the Night Eternal by Joss Ware
9. Banned Book: Skip
10. Reader's Choice: Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris - 5/17 - ★ ★ ★ - my review

READ
Midnight Alley (The Morganville Vampires, #3) by Rachel Caine Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10) by Charlaine Harris Blood Promise (Vampire Academy, #4) by Richelle Mead Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1) by Karen Chance

TO READ
Magic Bleeds (Kate Daniels, #4) by Ilona Andrews Dark Needs at Night's Edge (Immortals After Dark, #5) by Kresley Cole Lover Avenged (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #7) by J.R. Ward Embrace the Night Eternal (Envy Chronicles, #2) by Joss Ware


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments PNR & UF Book Club May Challenge

Name Starts with M: Blood Promise by Richelle Mead - 5/22 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
Tattoo Cover: Lover Avenged by J.R. Ward
Mom in Title: Carpe Demon: Adventures of a Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom by Julie Kenner
The Flooze's Shelf: Touch the Dark by Karen Chance - 5/24 - ★ ★ - my review
Dragon Shifter: The Smoke Thief by Shana Abé - 5/8 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
Reader's Choice: Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris - 5/17 - ★ ★ ★ - my review

READ
The Smoke Thief (Drakon, #1) by Shana Abé Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10) by Charlaine Harris Blood Promise (Vampire Academy, #4) by Richelle Mead Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1) by Karen Chance

TO READ
Lover Avenged (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #7) by J.R. Ward Carpe Demon (Adventures of a Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom, #1) by Julie Kenner


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments Challenge Overload - Colors, Colors, Everywhere!

Red
1. Midnight Alley by Rachel Caine - 5/15 - ★ ★ - my review
2. Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning

Orange
1. Embers by Laura Bickle - 6/12 - ★ ★ ★ - my review
2. Feast of Fools by Rachel Caine

Yellow
1. The Smoke Thief by Shana Abé - 5/8 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
2. His at Night by Sherry Thomas - 6/4 - ★ - my review

Green
1. The Name of this Book is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch - 6/13 - ★ ★ - my review
2. Fablehaven by Brandon Mull - 6/27 - ★ ★ - my review

Blue
1. A Certain Wolfish Charm by Lydia Dare
2. Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris - 5/17 - ★ ★ ★ - my review

Purple
1. Wintercraft by Jenna Burtenshaw - 5/16 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
2. Dead Girls Are Easy by Terri Garey

Black or White
1. Touch the Dark by Karen Chance - 5/24 - ★ ★ - my review
2. Skin Game by Ava Gray - 6/22 - ★ ★ ★ - my review

Rainbow
1. Magic Bleeds by Ilona Andrews - 6/1 - ★ ★ ★ ★ - my review
2. TBD

READ
The Smoke Thief (Drakon, #1) by Shana Abé Midnight Alley (The Morganville Vampires, #3) by Rachel Caine Wintercraft by Jenna Burtenshaw Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10) by Charlaine Harris Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1) by Karen Chance Magic Bleeds (Kate Daniels, #4) by Ilona Andrews His at Night by Sherry Thomas Embers (Anya Kalinczyk, #1) by Laura Bickle The Name of this Book is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch Skin Game (Skin, #1) by Ava Gray Fablehaven (Fablehaven, #1) by Brandon Mull

TO READ
Bloodfever (Fever, #2) by Karen Marie Moning
Feast of Fools (The Morganville Vampires, #4) by Rachel Caine
A Certain Wolfish Charm (Westfield Brothers, #1) by Lydia Dare
Dead Girls Are Easy (Nicki Styx, #1) by Terri Garey

Duration: May 1st - June 30th


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments RRRC Group It’s Just A Game Challenge

For this challenge, all of our categories are influenced by popular games.

Monopoly: Three Bedrooms, One Corpse by Charlaine Harris
Clue: A Bone to Pick by Charlaine Harris
Chess: Queen of Dragons by Shana Abé
Candyland: The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen
Twister: His at Night by Sherry Thomas - 6/4 - ★ - my review
Operation: Bloody Awful by Georgia Evans
Scene It!: Wicked Ties by Shayla Black
Girl Talk: Blonde With a Wand by Vicki Lewis Thompson
Mahjongg: Turning Japanese by Cathy Yardley
Risk: The First Sin by Cheyenne McCray

Bonus:
Ouija Board: Dead Girls Are Easy by Terri Garey
Mall Madness: Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

READ
His at Night by Sherry Thomas

TO READ
Three Bedrooms, One Corpse (An Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #3) by Charlaine Harris A Bone to Pick (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #2) by Charlaine Harris Queen of Dragons (Drakon, #3) by Shana Abé The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen Bloody Awful (Brytewood, #2) by Georgia Evans Wicked Ties (Wicked Lovers, #1) by Shayla Black Blonde With a Wand (Babes-on-Brooms, #1) by Vicki Lewis Thompson Turning Japanese by Cathy Yardley The First Sin (Lexi Steele, #1) by Cheyenne McCray Dead Girls Are Easy (Nicki Styx, #1) by Terri Garey Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, #1) by Sophie Kinsella

Duration: June 1st - August 31st


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments Paranormal & Urban Fantasy, Monthly Group Reads - June Challenge

1 DOWN, 4 TO GO!

Author's first name starts with "J": Embrace the Night Eternal by Joss Ware
Title Contains the Word "World": Night World, No. 1: Secret Vampire; Daughters of Darkness; Spellbinder by L.J. Smith
Personless Cover: Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning
Character Investigator (Arson Investigator): Embers by Laura Bickle - 6/12 - ★ ★ ★ - my review
Reader's Choice: Feast of Fools by Rachel Caine

READ
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TO READ
Embrace the Night Eternal (Envy Chronicles, #2) by Joss Ware Night World No. 1  Secret Vampire; Daughters of Darkness; Spellbinder by L.J. Smith Bloodfever (Fever, #2) by Karen Marie Moning Feast of Fools (The Morganville Vampires, #4) by Rachel Caine


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The Holy Terror (theholyterror) | 303 comments Everything Paranormal - June Challenge

1. End Of the Year Celebration: Bullet by Laurell K. Hamilton
2. Let's Swim in the Ocean: Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning
3. Father's Day: Skin Game by Ava Gray - 6/22 - ★ ★ ★ - my review
4. Flag Day: New Blood by Gail Dayton
5. A Trip to the Zoo: A Certain Wolfish Charm by Lydia Dare
6. Potpourri: Feast of Fools by Rachel Caine

READ
Skin Game (Skin, #1) by Ava Gray

TO READ
Bullet (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter #19) by Laurell K. Hamilton Bloodfever (Fever, #2) by Karen Marie Moning New Blood (Blood Magic, #1) by Gail Dayton A Certain Wolfish Charm (Westfield Brothers, #1) by Lydia Dare Feast of Fools (The Morganville Vampires, #4) by Rachel Caine


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