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message 1: by Yz the Whyz, Moderator (last edited Feb 22, 2010 02:08PM) (new)

Yz the Whyz (whyz) | 8797 comments Here is where we post our official lists and update our progress.

1. March: Read a book which title starts with "M."

2. Birthday: Read a book from a March B-day celebrant.

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, setting or character is from France.

4. St.Patrick's Day Irish Theme: Read a book that has a predominantly green cover or has anything related to Ireland (plot, cover, character, etc)

5. Military/War: Since March came from the War God Mars, read a book that has some kind of war as a backdrop or has a character that is in the military.

6. International Womens' Month: Read a book that has a single female figure on the cover.

7. Romance Genre: Read a historical romance.

8. Middle Name Pride Day: Read a book whose author either has a three-word name (EX. Jayne Ann Krentz, Karen Marie Moning) or carries an official middle initial (Ex. Laurell K. Hamilton, Shannon K. Butcher).

9. Of Shelves and Lists: Read a book from the Top 100 Dear Author Romance List.
(http://dearauthor.com/wordpress/2009/...) or (http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...)

10. Reader's Choice


Challenge Duration: March 1 - March 31, 2010

You can choose 3, 5, 8 or all 10 categories depending on your reading speed, books availability and/or time commitment.




message 3: by Yz the Whyz, Moderator (new)

Yz the Whyz (whyz) | 8797 comments I'm in too...although as usual, won't finish 10...but I will definitely fill every category. :)

Will be working on my list.


Amanda (thehopelessbibliophile) | 201 comments For #9: I don't have any of the titles from that list, but I do have different books from some of those authors. Would that also be acceptable?


message 5: by FlibBityFLooB (last edited Feb 20, 2010 10:09AM) (new)

FlibBityFLooB I am in, but I will likely not finish :) I still want to have an entry for all 10 books, though.

1. Starts with M: Maurice by EM Forster
2. Birthday (Danielle): Moon Called by Patricia Briggs
3. France: Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette by Sena Jeter Naslund
4. Green Cover: My Soul to Lose by Rachel Vincent
5. Military/War: Desiree by Annemarie Selinko (re-read)
6. 1 Female Cover: Iron Kissed by Patricia Briggs
7. Historical Romance: Cotillion by Georgette Heyer
8. 3 names: Beyond the Highland Mist by Karen Marie Moning
9. Top 100: For My Lady's Heart by Laura Kinsale
10. Reader's Choice: Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs

Maurice Moon Called (Mercedes Thompson, #1) Abundance  A Novel of Marie Antoinette My Soul to Lose (Soul Screamers, Prequel) Desiree Iron Kissed (Mercedes Thompson, #3) Cotillion Beyond the Highland Mist (Highlander, #1) For My Lady's Heart (Medieval Hearts, #1) Blood Bound (Mercedes Thompson, #2)


Nana (NanaLoureiro) | 8 comments Guess I'll read The Mists of Avalon,starts with M, the author has a three-word name and is has a single female on the cover. Can I do this? But won't be the only book I'm planning to read...


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Yz the Whyz (whyz) | 8797 comments Nana wrote: "Guess I'll read The Mists of Avalon,starts with M, the author has a three-word name and is has a single female on the cover. Can I do this? But won't be the only book I'm planning to read... "

You will have to put it only in one category, so you can choose among the three.


message 8: by Yz the Whyz, Moderator (new)

Yz the Whyz (whyz) | 8797 comments FlibBityFLooB wrote: "I am in, but I will likely not finish :) I still want to have an entry for all 10 books, though. Will edit this post as I choose the books...

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I pretty much do the same thing. Just like scouring my TBR shelf and filling out the categories. Hope springs eternal I guess...:)


Mel W (MelW) | 981 comments Nana, welcome to the challenge, but it needs to be a different book for each category.


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Yz the Whyz (whyz) | 8797 comments Amanda wrote: "For #9: I don't have any of the titles from that list, but I do have different books from some of those authors. Would that also be acceptable?"

Hmmm....I really want titles from that list, but I guess that would be acceptable, Amanda.


Mel W (MelW) | 981 comments I'm in, btw :)


Nana (NanaLoureiro) | 8 comments too good to be true haha I'll be working on my list, then. I don't think I can read 10 books in a month, but let's see. I'm really really excited for this chalenged, will be my first one here =)


message 13: by Barbara ★ (last edited Mar 08, 2010 05:51PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 2198 comments 1. Starts with M: Murder in the Place of Anubis by Lynda Robinson 3/2
2. Birthday (Amber): City of Glass by Cassandra Clare 3/6
3. France: Death du Jour by KIathy Reichs 3/8 (parts of book take place in France)
4. St. Patrick's Day: Irish Magic by Susan Wiggs et al 3/5
5. Military/War: Enemy Mine by Lynsay McKenna (war on drugs)
6. 1 Female Cover: Strange Angels by Lili St. Crow
7. Historical Romance: Silver Silence by Joy Nash
8. 3 names: The Phoenix Charm by Helen Scott Taylor
9. Top 100: Bound by Your Touch by Meredith Duran
10. Reader's Choice: Gentlemen Prefer Succubi by Jill Myles

City of Glass (Mortal Instruments, #3) Irish Magic Enemy Mine (Morgan's Mercenaries, #29) Strange Angels (Strange Angels #1) Silver Silence The Phoenix Charm Bound by Your Touch Gentlemen Prefer Succubi (Succubus Diaries, #1) Murder in the Place of Anubis (Lord Meren, #1) Death du Jour (Temperance Brennan, #2)


message 14: by Yz the Whyz, Moderator (new)

Yz the Whyz (whyz) | 8797 comments LOL...true, Nana. Welcome to the challenge. Don't worry too much about completing all 10...you can set your own goal for yourself.

Hope you have fun reading!


Charlotte (Buried in Books) | 544 comments RRR - 2010 March Challenge

0/5

I'm just gonna go for 5 I think

Starts with M
- Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder
Single Female on Cover - Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris
Middle Name - The Laughing Corpse (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #2) by Laurell K. Hamilton
Green Cover - Dead Run by P.J. Tracy (it's a lot greener in "real life")
Readers Choice - Circus of the Damned (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #3) by Laurell K. Hamilton

Magic Study (Study, #2) [image error] The Laughing Corpse (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #2) Dead Run Circus of the Damned (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #3)

Read


message 16: by Rachel (last edited Feb 22, 2010 07:54PM) (new)

Rachel | 92 comments Count me in as well!

1. "M" title: The Magdalen by Marita Conlon-McKenna
2. March b-day: Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
3. France: Black Ice by Anne Stuart
4. Irish theme: Bloody Irish by Bob Curran
5. Military/War: The Art of War by Sun Tzu
6. Single female on cover: Fallen by Lauren Kate
7. Romance genre: Born in Fire by Nora Roberts
8. 3 named author: Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton
9. Top 100 Romance list: To Love A Dark Lord by Anne Stuart
10: Reader's Choice: Does This Book Make Me Look Fat by Marissa Walsh


The Magdalen Hush, Hush Black Ice (Ice, #1) Bloody Irish The Art of War [image error] Born in Fire (Born In trilogy #1)  Guilty Pleasures (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #1) To Love a Dark Lord Does This Book Make Me Look Fat?


Nikki ♥ | 1173 comments I'm in too! I'll post as I go.


ஐ Briansgirl (Book Sale Queen)ஐ (BriansGirlKate) March Monthly Challenge
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1. "M" Title: Murder is Binding by Lorna Barrett
2. March B-day: Storm Glass by Maria V. Snyder {Danielle} (Glass #1)
3. France: Tower Of Shadows by Sara Craven (Postcards from Europe: France)
4. Green cover: Love, Your Secret Admirer by Susan Meier
5. Military/War: Under the King's Command : Romancing the Crown by Ingrid Weaver
6. Single female on cover: Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse #1)
7. Historical romance: Victoria and the Rogue by Meg Cabot
8. Author Middle Name: Sea Glass by Maria V. Snyder (Glass #2)
9. Top 100 Romance List: A Kingdom of Dreams(Westmoreland, #1) by Judith McNaught
10. Reader's Choice: Sex, Lies, and Online Dating by Rachel Gibson






message 19: by [deleted user] (last edited Feb 20, 2010 11:38AM) (new)

I'm in. This is my first reading challenge!

1. March: A Matter of Scandal by Suzanne Enoch
2. Birthday: Some Like It Wicked by Teresa Medeiros
3. Geography: Read a book whose author, setting or character is from France.
4. St.Patrick's Day Irish Theme: Read a book that has a predominantly green cover or has anything related to Ireland (plot, cover, character, etc)
5. Military/War: Since March came from the War God Mars, read a book that has some kind of war as a backdrop or has a character that is in the military.
6. International Womens' Month: Read a book that has a single female figure on the cover.
7. Romance Genre: Beware a Scott's Revenge by Sabrina Jeffries
8. Middle Name Pride Day: The Wild Child by Mary Jo Putney
9. Top 100: To Have and to Hold by Patricia Gaffney
10. Reader's Choice: A Most Lamentable Comedy by Janet Mullany

I'll keep working on the list.


message 20: by Pollyanna (last edited Mar 31, 2010 06:41AM) (new)

Pollyanna (Polly8) | 300 comments I didn't do very well this month but I'm hoping to read more this month. I've edited it to just 5 categories for this month.

1. March: The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards

2. Birthday: Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder (Danielle)

6. International Womens' Month: Sunshine by Robin McKinley

8. Middle Name Pride Day: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer.

10. Reader's Choice: Rising Shadow by Jacquelyn Wheeler

The Memory Keeper's Daughter Poison Study (Study, #1) Sunshine The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Rising Shadow


ஐ Briansgirl (Book Sale Queen)ஐ (BriansGirlKate) Pia wrote: "I'll keep working on the list. The March b-day celebrant is throwing me off. I know of one writer whose birthday is in March off the top of my head, but I've read nearly all of his work and I wanted to only include new reads. .."

Pia, this isn't an author's birthday, but a book off the shelves of a group member whose birthday is in March. There is a thread with links to all the members birthday's divided by month that will link you to their profiles then you can search their shelves or compare books until you find something you would like to read.



Rachel | 92 comments 2. Birthday: Read a book from a March B-day celebrant.

Okay, I'm confused by this one as well. Does this mean a GR member who's b-day is in March? I know there's a b-day thread, so would I just pick a book off one of their shelves or do I need to ask one of them for a recommendation?


message 23: by Yz the Whyz, Moderator (new)

Yz the Whyz (whyz) | 8797 comments Rachel wrote: "2. Birthday: Read a book from a March B-day celebrant.

Okay, I'm confused by this one as well. Does this mean a GR member who's b-day is in March? I know there's a b-day thread, so would I just p..."


Just pick a book from among their shelves.


Angie | 461 comments I've decided to go for 8 this month.

March: Megan's Mark - Lora Leigh
Birthday: Lover Revealed - J.R. Ward (Danielle)
St Patrick's Day: Lover Unbound - J.R. Ward
Military: Street Game - Christine Feehan
Women: Come To Me - Lisa Cach
Genre: Shields of Pride - Elizabeth Chadwick
Middle Name: Betrayed - Jamie Leigh Hansen
Readers Choice: Warsworn - Elizabeth Vaughan

Megan's Mark (Breeds, #7) Lover Revealed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #4) Lover Unbound (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #5) Street Game (GhostWalkers, #8) Come To Me Shields of Pride Betrayed Warsworn (Chronicles of the Warlands, #2)


message 25: by ~Sara~ (last edited Feb 20, 2010 01:24PM) (new)

~Sara~ | 656 comments I'm in for all 10. I just have to figure out the military/war read.

Complete 0/10
1. Starts with "M": Miss Wonderful
2. Birthday (BJ Rose): Devil in Winter
3. Geography - France: Chocolat
4. Irish Theme: Green cover and Roarke (mmm) - Glory in Death
5. Military/War:
6. Single Female on Cover: Jane Eyre
7. Historical Romance: Lord Perfect
8. Middle Name Author: George Bernard Shaw - Pygmalion
9. From the Top 100 Dear Author Romance List: Mr. Impossible
10. Reader's Choice: American Gods
Miss Wonderful (Carsington Brothers, #1) Devil in Winter (Wallflowers, #3) Chocolat Glory in Death (In Death #2) Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics) Lord Perfect  (Carsington Brothers, #3) Pygmalion (Dover Thrift Editions) Mr. Impossible (Carsington Brothers, #2) American Gods


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Briansgirl "Master Book Sale Huntress" wrote: "Pia, this isn't an author's birthday, but a book off the shelves of a group member whose birthday is in March. There is a thread with links to all the members birthday's divided by month that will link you to their profiles then you can search their shelves or compare books until you find something you would like to read."

Ha. I feel silly now. Thanks for the help, I'll get right on that!






Samantha | 719 comments Ok so I'm in. I just got to figure out what books I want to read. I love these challenges. I'm getting a lot of my TBR pile down. One I get my list together, I'll post :)


Toni | 255 comments I'm in! Just waiting for the PNR challenge to go up to see if I can cross challenge any books and then I'll post my list.


Regina Polli | 177 comments Sign me in! I´ll post my list later or as I go.


Lotte_ladybird March Challenge 0/8 done

1. March: Read a book which title starts with "M."
Metro Girl - Janet Evanovich

2. Birthday: Read a book from a March B-day celebrant.
The Summoning - Kelley Armstrong (Amanda)

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, setting or character is from France. Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown

4. St.Patrick's Day Irish Theme:
PS, I love you - Cecilia Ahern

5. Military/War: Since March came from the War God Mars, read a book that has some kind of war as a backdrop or has a character that is in the military. PASS

6. International Womens' Month: Read a book that has a single female figure on the cover.
Grave Secret - Charlaine Harris


7. Romance Genre: Read a historical romance. PASS

8. Middle Name Pride Day:
CSI:NY Deluge - Stuart M. Kaminsky

9. Of Shelves and Lists: Read a book from the Top 100 Dear Author Romance List.
Bet me - Jennifer Crusie

10. Reader's Choice
Secret Lives (Darke Academy 1) - Gabriella Poole


Julie (Mom2lnb) (mom2lnb) | 1298 comments I'm in. Will post as I go.


Megan (mshheaddoc) | 7 comments 1. March: Read a book which title starts with "M.":
Midnight Pleasures With a Scoundrel (Scoundrels of St. James, #4)
by Lorraine Heath
4. St.Patrick's Day Irish Theme: Born in Fire (Born In trilogy #1) by Nora Roberts
8. Middle Name Pride Day: TBD - Karen Marie Moning
7. Romance Genre - Read a historical romance: TBD
9. Of Shelves and Lists - Read a book from the Top 100 Dear Author Romance List: Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase






Charlotte (Buried in Books) | 544 comments RRR - 2010 March Challenge

0/5

I'm just gonna go for 5 I think, but I'll list everything (just in case I get lucky, I love making these lists)

Starts with M
- Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder
Happy Birthday Nairabell - Untamed by P.C. Cast
Set in/from France - Chocolat by Joanne Harris
Single Female on Cover - Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris
It's a war out there - Lover Revealed by J.R. Ward - They're at war with the Slayers aren't they??
Middle Name - The Laughing Corpse (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #2) by Laurell K. Hamilton
Love old style -
Green Cover - Dead Run by P.J. Tracy (it's a lot greener in "real life")
Hot 100 - Welcome to Temptation by Jennifer Crusie - I never do re-reads, but I love this book, maybe it's time I went back and met the mayor again.
Readers Choice - Circus of the Damned (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #3) by Laurell K. Hamilton

Magic Study (Study, #2) Untamed (House of Night, #4) Chocolat [image error] Lover Revealed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #4) The Laughing Corpse (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #2)You got me on that one Dead Run Welcome to Temptation Circus of the Damned (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #3)

Read


message 34: by Jane(Janelba) (last edited Mar 02, 2010 02:41PM) (new)

Jane(Janelba) (Janelba) | 769 comments March Challenge 2010
0/10 read

01. M Book: Mistress: At What Price? - Anne Oliver -
02. B-Day (Danielle "the book huntress"): Dark Music - Charlotte Lamb -
03. Geography France: Tower Of Shadows - Sara Craven
04. St Patrick's Day: The Piano Teacher - Janice Y.K. Lee - 02/03/10
05. Military/War: Suite Française - Irène Némirovsky
06. Int Women's Month: Definitely Dead - Charlaine Harris -
07. Historical Romance: The Earl's Dilemma - Emily May -
08. Middle Name Pride: The Heart of Christmas - Tara Taylor Quinn -
09. Of Shelves and List: Naked in Death - J.D. Robb -
10. Reader's Choice: Vampires Quest - Vivi Anna

The Piano Teacher


Amanda (thehopelessbibliophile) | 201 comments read o out of 10

1. March: The Mark by Jen Nadol
2. Birthday: One Foot in the Grave by Jeaniene Frost (Jessica B.)
3. Geography: The Lunatic Café by Laurell K. Hamilton (Jean-Claude)
4. St. Patrick's Day: Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton
5. Military/War: Fantasy Lover by Sherrilyn Kenyon
6. International Womens' Month: Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
7. Historical Romance: Second Sight by Amanda Quick
8. Middle Name Pride Day: Circus of the Damned by Laurell K. Hamilton
9. Of Shelves and Lists: White Lies by Jayne Ann Krentz
10. Reader's Choice: Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire


message 36: by Kelley (last edited Feb 22, 2010 09:18AM) (new)

Kelley (shewolf0316) finished 0/10

1. March: Read a book which title starts with "M."

2. Birthday: Read a book from a March B-day celebrant. (so can I pick one from my own TBR since I'm a March bday girl?)

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, setting or character is from France. Sepulchre
Sepulchre (Languedoc Trilogy, #2)

4. St.Patrick's Day Irish Theme: Read a book that has a predominantly green cover or has anything related to Ireland (plot, cover, character, etc) The Mammoth Book of Irish Romance
[image error]

5. Military/War: Since March came from the War God Mars, read a book that has some kind of war as a backdrop or has a character that is in the military.

6. International Womens' Month: Read a book that has a single female figure on the cover.

7. Romance Genre: Read a historical romance.

8. Middle Name Pride Day: Read a book whose author either has a three-word name (EX. Jayne Ann Krentz, Karen Marie Moning) or carries an official middle initial (Ex. Laurell K. Hamilton, Shannon K. Butcher).

9. Of Shelves and Lists: Read a book from the Top 100 Dear Author Romance List.
(http://dearauthor.com/wordpress/2009/12/...) or (http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2593...)

10. Reader's Choice



message 37: by ஐ Briansgirl (Book Sale Queen)ஐ (last edited Feb 20, 2010 03:23PM) (new)

ஐ Briansgirl (Book Sale Queen)ஐ (BriansGirlKate) Kelley wrote: "(so can I pick one from my own TBR since I'm a March bday girl?)"

Yes, consider it Reader's Choice for yourself.
Happy Birthday!


message 38: by Dee, Moderator (last edited Feb 20, 2010 04:32PM) (new)

Dee | 6046 comments i'm in - here's my tenative list and i'm going for 10! (and I only bought one of them - the set in France book!)

Status - 0/10

1. March: Read a book which title starts with "M."
Match Me If You Can (Chicago Stars, #6)
2. Birthday: Read a book from a March B-day celebrant.
Dream a Little Dream (Chicago Stars, #4) - my birthday!!
3. Geography: Read a book whose author, setting or character is from France.
The Price of Pleasure
4. St.Patrick's Day Irish Theme: Read a book that has a predominantly green cover or has anything related to Ireland (plot, cover, character, etc)
A is for Alibi (Kinsey Millhone Mystery)
5. Military/War: Since March came from the War God Mars, read a book that has some kind of war as a backdrop or has a character that is in the military.
Shoulda Been A Cowboy (Rough Riders) - hero is a veteran returned from Iraq after losing his leg
6. International Womens' Month: Read a book that has a single female figure on the cover.
An Affair Before Christmas (Desperate Duchesses, #2)
7. Romance Genre: Read a historical romance.
The Elusive Bride
8. Middle Name Pride Day: Read a book whose author either has a three-word name (EX. Jayne Ann Krentz, Karen Marie Moning) or carries an official middle initial (Ex. Laurell K. Hamilton, Shannon K. Butcher).
Heaven, Texas (Chicago Stars, #2)
9. Of Shelves and Lists: Read a book from the Top 100 Dear Author Romance List.
(http://dearauthor.com/wordpress/2009/12/...) or (http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2593...)
Flowers from the Storm
10. Reader's Choice
This Heart of Mine (Chicago Stars, #5)


Holly (velvetsun) I'm in!
Will figure out what I'm going to read, and I will post my list. :)


Gaijinmama | 81 comments I'm in.
I'll post my list in a few days...after I get my taxes done!
I've been promising myself to limit computer time and playing with my TBR stacks till I get my taxes filed!


message 41: by m.allen (last edited Mar 24, 2010 10:27AM) (new)

m.allen | 41 comments YAY I haven't done a monthly challenge in a while so I'm really excited to do this one!

Completed 6/10

1. Midnight Champagne 3/3
2. From Deanna's List Only Pleasure 3/1
3. Sarah's Key OR April in Paris: A Novel OR Chocolat
It depends on what one I can get at the library.
4. The Summer Garden 3/21
5. Losing Julia
6. Naughty Housewives 3/15
7. One Man's Love: Book One of The Highland Lords 3/2
8. Midnight in Death by J.D. Robb 3/19
9. Black Silk 3/24
10. Highland Guardian 3/4


message 42: by Valorie (last edited Feb 20, 2010 09:07PM) (new)

Valorie  | 2040 comments Count me in!

0/10 Done

1. Starts with M: Midnight Rising By Lara Adrian
2. Birthday (Danielle - Book Huntress): Hunting Ground By Patricia Briggs
3. France: The Agent's Proposition By Lyn Stone
4. Green Cover: Torn By Julie Kenner
5. Military/War: Hidden Agendas By Lora Leigh
6. 1 Female Cover: Blood Is the New Black: A Novel By Valerie Stivers
7. Historical Romance: Soulless By Gail Carriger (It's historical vampire, does that count?)
8. 3 names: Retribution By Jeanne C. Stein
9. Top 100: The Smoke Thief By Shana Abe
10. Reader's Choice: Sex and the Single Vampire By Katie MacAlister

To Read:
Midnight Rising (Midnight Breed, #4) Hunting Ground (Alpha & Omega, #2) The Agent's Proposition (Special Ops #3) (Silhouette Romantic Suspense #1592) Torn (The Blood Lily Chronicles, #2) Hidden Agendas (Tempting SEALs, #4) Blood Is the New Black  A Novel Soulless (The Parasol Protectorate, #1) Retribution (Anna Strong, #5) The Smoke Thief (Drakon, #1) Sex and the Single Vampire (Dark Ones, #2)


Purple (PurpleNat) | 1221 comments I'm in. =)


message 44: by Laura Lulu (last edited Mar 02, 2010 01:01AM) (new)

Laura Lulu (LauraLulu) 0/10

1. M is for March The Maze Runner James Dashner
2. Birthday *Danielle's List* Grave Peril Jim Butcher
3. France You Slay Me Katie MacAlister
4. St. Patty's Day Green Blood and Chocolate Annette Curtis Klause
5. War/Military Warsworn Elizabeth Vaughan
6. Int'l Women's Month Warprize Elizabeth Vaughan
7. Historical Romance Lady of Quality Georgette Heyer
8. Middle Name Pride Spirits That Walk in Shadow Nina Kiriki Hoffman
9. Top 100 Romances The Reluctant Heiress Eva Ibbotson
10. Reader's Choice Battle Royale Koushun Takami

The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, #3) You Slay Me (Aisling Grey  Guardian, #1) Blood and Chocolate Warsworn (Chronicles of the Warlands, #2) Warprize (Chronicles of the Warlands, #1) Lady of Quality Spirits That Walk in Shadow The Reluctant Heiress Battle Royale


message 45: by Mojca (last edited Mar 05, 2010 08:09AM) (new)

Mojca | 890 comments I'm definitely in.


1. March: Maximum Ride Book #1: The Angel Experiment by James Patterson
2. Birthday: Beast In The Tower by Julie Miller (B-day girl: Danielle)
3. Geography (France): The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
4. St.Patrick's Day: The Irish Devil by Diane Whiteside
5. Military/War: Captain Seadog by Jefferson Cooper
6. International Womens' Month: Turbulent Sea by Christine Feehan
7. Romance Genre (historical): The Prize by Brenda Joyce
8. Middle Name Pride Day: The Highlander's Touch by Karen Marie Moning
9. Of Shelves and Lists: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
10. Reader's Choice: Just Another Day In Paradise by Justine Davis


Maximum Ride Book #1  The Angel Experiment Beast In The Tower (He's a Mistery) (Harlequin Intrigue #966) The Da Vinci Code The Irish Devil (Devil #1) Captain Seadog Turbulent Sea (Drake Sisters, #6) The Prize (de Warenne Dynasty #6) The Highlander's Touch (Highlander, #3) Outlander (Outlander, #1) Just Another Day In Paradise (Redstone, Incorporated #1) (Silhouette Intimate Moments #1141)


message 46: by Angelique (last edited Mar 30, 2010 09:44AM) (new)

Angelique Anderson | 182 comments Hi, everybody, I'm new here. This is my first time participating in a Romance Readers Challenge.

Completed 10/10
1. Mother In A Moment - Allison Leigh
2. A Girls Guide To Vampires - Kate MacAlister(exoticrogue)
3. Whitney, My Love - Judith McNaught
4. Jewels of The Sun - Nora Roberts
5. Wild Card - Lora Leigh
6. Succubus Blues - Richelle Mead
7. The Knight's Conquest - Juliet Landon
8. Ella Enchanted - Gail Carson Levine
9. Naked In Death - J.D. Robb
10. The Battle of the Labyrinth - Rick Riordan

Mother In A Moment (Silhouette Special Edition, No 1367) A Girl's Guide to Vampires (Dark Ones, #1) Whitney, My Love (Westmoreland, #2) Jewels of the Sun (Gallaghers of Ardmore / Irish trilogy #1) Wild Card (Elite Ops, #1) Succubus Blues (Georgina Kincaid, #1) The Knight's Conquest (Harlequin Historical Series) Ella Enchanted Naked in Death (In Death, #1) The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #4)


message 47: by Erin (last edited Feb 21, 2010 02:39AM) (new)

Erin (Erin-B) | 745 comments Finished: 0/10

1. March: Read a book which title starts with "M."
Master of the Night by Angela Knight
2. Birthday: Read a book from a March B-day celebrant. (from Danielle's shelf)
Wild Thing by Maggie Shayne, Meljean Brook, Marjorie M. Liu, and Alyssa Day
3. Geography: Read a book whose author, setting or character is from France.
Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton (re-read)
4. St.Patrick's Day Irish Theme: Read a book that has a predominantly green cover or has anything related to Ireland (plot, cover, character, etc)
Heart of the Sea by Nora Roberts
5. Military/War: Since March came from the War God Mars, read a book that has some kind of war as a backdrop or has a character that is in the military.
Born of Ice by Sherrilyn Kenyon
6. International Womens' Month: Read a book that has a single female figure on the cover.
Shadow Touch by Marjorie M. Liu
7. Romance Genre: Read a historical romance.
The Touch Of Fire by Linda Howard
8. Middle Name Pride Day: Read a book whose author either has a three-word name (EX. Jayne Ann Krentz, Karen Marie Moning) or carries an official middle initial (Ex. Laurell K. Hamilton, Shannon K. Butcher).
Bite by Laurell K. Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Angela Knight, and Vickie Taylor
9. Of Shelves and Lists: Read a book from the Top 100 Dear Author Romance List.
(http://dearauthor.com/wordpress/2009/12/...) or (http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2593...)

Dream Man by Linda Howard
10. Reader's Choice
Tapestry by Lynn Kurland, Madeline Hunter, Karen Marie Moning, and Sherrilyn Kenyon

Master of the Night (Mageverse, #2) Wild Thing (Includes  Warriors of Poseidon, #2; The Guardians, #3) Guilty Pleasures (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #1) Heart of the Sea (Gallaghers of Ardmore / Irish trilogy #3) Born of Ice (The League, #3) Shadow Touch (Dirk & Steele,  #2) The Touch Of Fire Bite (Includes  Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #8.5; Sookie Stackhouse, #5.1; Mageverse, #3) Dream Man Tapestry (Includes  Dark-Hunter, #2; Highlander, #8)


Sandra | 3918 comments I'm in. Just deciding on which books.


ICanHasBooks? (ICanHasBooks) | 330 comments I'm going to try to make a good attempt at this one, I didn't do well in the reading department this month. Going to take a look at my books and make my list.


message 50: by Karina (last edited Feb 21, 2010 07:39AM) (new)

Karina | 94 comments quick question can the book The Other Boleyn Girl count towards the Historical Romance category


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