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message 1: by ★Meghan★ (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 1455 comments For this challenge you will read a book from every state in the United States.

If you need any suggestions please look at the list below. Also if you know of any books that we can add to the list please state them.


message 4: by ★Meghan★ (last edited Dec 29, 2012 02:03PM) (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 1455 comments Massachusetts:
Hard Love

Michigan:

Minnesota:
Shiver

Mississippi:

Missouri:

Montana:
Vampire Academy

Nebraska:

Nevada:

New Hampshire:

New Jersey:


message 7: by ★Meghan★ (last edited Nov 02, 2012 01:43PM) (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 1455 comments My 50 States:
Alabama-
Alaska-
Arizona-
Arkansas-
California- Wish (Wish, #1) by Alexandra Bullen (1/24/2012) The Mediator Volume 1 - Shadowland & Ninth Key (Mediator, #1-2) by Meg Cabot (2/21/2012)
Colorado- Good Girls Don't (Donovan Brothers Brewery, #1) by Victoria Dahl (3/24/2012)
Connecticut- Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn't Have) by Sarah Mlynowski (4/8/2012)
Deleware-
Florida- Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1) by Lauren DeStefano (5/13/2012)
Georgia- Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1) by Rachel Hawkins (6/15/2012)
Hawaii-
Idaho-
Illinois- Leaving Paradise (Leaving Paradise, #1) by Simone Elkeles (7/28/2012)
Indiana-
Iowa-
Kansas-
Kentucky-
Louisiana- Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse, #1) by Charlaine Harris (4/5/2012)
Maine-
Maryland- Flowers On Main (Chesapeake Shores, #2) by Sherryl Woods (11/1/2012)
Massachusetts- Hard Love by Ellen Wittlinger (5/22/2012)
Michigan-
Minnesota- Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater (8/10/2012)
Mississippi-
Missouri-
Montana- Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead (6/25/2012)
Nebraska-
Nevada-
New Hampshire-
New Jersey-
New Mexico-
New York- Pam of Babylon by Suzanne Jenkins (1/21/2012) Call Me Mrs. Miracle by Debbie Macomber (1/22/2012) The Summoning (Darkest Powers, #1) by Kelley Armstrong (3/18/2012) Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #1) by J.R. Ward (3/23/2012) The Girl in the Clockwork Collar (Steampunk Chronicles, #2) by Kady Cross (4/3/2012) At First Sight  by Elizabeth Chandler (4/10/2012)
North Carolina-
North Dakota-
Ohio- Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, #1) by Jeaniene Frost (6/20/2012)
Oklahoma- Hereafter (Hereafter, #1) by Tara Hudson (6/8/2012)
Oregon-
Pennsylvania-
Rhode Island-
South Carolina-
South Dakota-
Tennessee-
Texas- Fools Rush In (Weddings by Bella, #1) by Janice Thompson (1/5/2012)
Utah-
Vermont-
Virginia- Home at Rose Cottage by Sherryl Woods (1/3/2012) The Awakening (The Vampire Diaries, #1) by L.J. Smith (1/25/2012) I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You (Gallagher Girls, #1) by Ally Carter (2/7/2012) Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1) by Kiersten White (2/8/2012)
Washington- Twilight (Twilight, #1) by Stephenie Meyer (2/14/2012) Succubus Blues (Georgina Kincaid, #1) by Richelle Mead (3/7/2012) The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (5/5/2012)
West Virginia-
Wisconsin-
Wyoming-


message 8: by Mad Scientist (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments {Mad Scientist US Roadtrip, 50 States}

Alabama-
Alaska-
Arizona-
Arkansas-
California- Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler
Colorado-
Connecticut-
Deleware-
Florida-
Georgia-
Hawaii-
Idaho-
Illinois- The Devil in the White City Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
Indiana-
Iowa-
Kansas-
Kentucky-
Louisiana-
Maine-
Maryland-
Massachusetts-
Michigan-
Minnesota-
Mississippi-
Missouri-
Montana-
Nebraska-
Nevada-
New Hampshire-
New Jersey-
New Mexico- Vanish (Firelight, #2) by Sophie Jordan
New York- Dreamland Social Club by Tara Altebrando
North Carolina- The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks
North Dakota-
Ohio-
Oklahoma-
Oregon-
Pennsylvania-
Rhode Island-
South Carolina-
South Dakota-
Tennessee-
Texas-
Utah-
Vermont-
Virginia-
Washington-
West Virginia-
Wisconsin-
Wyoming-


message 9: by Heather (new)

Heather (Nickyblue7) | 486 comments Alabama-
Alaska-
Arizona-
Arkansas-
California-
Colorado-
Connecticut-
Deleware-
Florida-
Georgia-
Hawaii-
Idaho-
Illinois-
Indiana-
Iowa-
Kansas-
Kentucky-
Louisiana-
Maine-
Maryland-
Massachusetts-
Michigan-
Minnesota-
Mississippi-
Missouri-
Montana-
Nebraska-
Nevada-
New Hampshire-
New Jersey-
New Mexico-
New York-
North Carolina-
North Dakota-
Ohio-
Oklahoma-
Oregon-
Pennsylvania-
Rhode Island-
South Carolina-
South Dakota-
Tennessee-
Texas-
Utah-
Vermont-
Virginia-
Washington-
West Virginia-
Wisconsin-
Wyoming


message 10: by Mary (new)

Mary  O'Brien (NicksWifey) | 3 comments Can you use the Love Finds You In books??


message 11: by Mad Scientist (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments ?? I'm confused?


message 12: by Mary (new)

Mary  O'Brien (NicksWifey) | 3 comments Ok...you are suppose to read a book from every state...can you read for example: Love Finds You In Hershey Pennsylvania?


message 13: by Mad Scientist (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments I would think so. It doesn't matter where in the state.


message 14: by Aneeqah (last edited Jan 07, 2012 08:06PM) (new)

Aneeqah | 227 comments I don't think I'll be able to finish this- but I'll give it a try!

[3/50 Books Read]
Alabama-
Alaska-
Arizona-
Arkansas-
California- Legend (Legend, #1) by Marie Lu by Marie Lu
Colorado-
Connecticut-
Deleware-
Florida-
Georgia-
Hawaii-
Idaho-
Illinois-
Indiana-
Iowa-
Kansas-
Kentucky-
Louisiana-
Maine- Dead Beautiful (Dead Beautiful, #1) by Yvonne Woon by Yvonne Woon
Maryland-
Massachusetts-
Michigan-
Minnesota-
Mississippi-
Missouri-
Montana-
Nebraska-
Nevada-
New Hampshire-
New Jersey-
New Mexico-
New York-
North Carolina-
North Dakota-
Ohio-
Oklahoma-
Oregon-
Pennsylvania- The Future of Us by Jay Asher by Jay Asher
Rhode Island-
South Carolina-
South Dakota-
Tennessee-
Texas-
Utah-
Vermont-
Virginia-
Washington-
West Virginia-
Wisconsin-
Wyoming-


message 15: by Mad Scientist (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments Me either but I'm always surprised at where books transport me. ;)


message 16: by Aneeqah (new)

Aneeqah | 227 comments Mad Scientist wrote: "Me either but I'm always surprised at where books transport me. ;)"

You have a point there! I guess we'll both see if we can finish this. =)


message 17: by ★Meghan★ (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 1455 comments Aneeqah wrote: "Mad Scientist wrote: "Me either but I'm always surprised at where books transport me. ;)"

You have a point there! I guess we'll both see if we can finish this. =)"


I don't think so but I will be able to finish it either. But I have always wanted to see where we can get books and what books fit into different spots. Also to see how people fit in books.


message 18: by ★Meghan★ (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 1455 comments Mary wrote: "Ok...you are suppose to read a book from every state...can you read for example: Love Finds You In Hershey Pennsylvania?"

You can read any book that is more the 50% of the book located in that state.


message 19: by Mad Scientist (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments Looking forward to finding new books! I'm also looking forward to fitting some old but goodies that need to be ReRead :)


message 20: by Aneeqah (new)

Aneeqah | 227 comments ★Meghan★ wrote: "Aneeqah wrote: "Mad Scientist wrote: "Me either but I'm always surprised at where books transport me. ;)"

You have a point there! I guess we'll both see if we can finish this. =)"

I don't think ..."


Yeah, I'm definitely going to be looking at what other people are reading. It'll be fun to fit in different books in different spots. =)


message 21: by Mad Scientist (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments Me too. I live getting recommendations from others :)


message 22: by Lori (last edited Mar 31, 2012 08:31PM) (new)

Lori Goldstein | 176 comments "Road Trip In The USA"


Alabama:
Alaska:
Arizona:
Arkansas:
California:
The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Ostuka
Colorado:
Connecticut:
Delaware:
Florida:
Winter's Tail: How One Little Dolphin Learned To Swim Again by Juliana Hatkoff
Georgia:
Hawaii:
Idaho:
Illinois:
Indiana:
Iowa:
Kansas:
Kentucky:
Louisiana:
Maine:
Maryland:
Massachusetts:
The Christmas Wedding by James Patterson
Michigan:
Minnesota:
Mississippi:
Missouri:
Montana:
Nebraska:
Nevada-
License to Pawn: Deals, Steals, and My Life at the Gold & Silver
by Rick Harrison
New Hampshire-
New Jersey-
New Mexico-
New York-
North Carolina-
North Dakota-
Ohio-
Oklahoma-
Oregon
The Girl Who Fell From the Sky by Heidi W. Durrow
Pennsylvania-
Rhode Island-
South Carolina-
South Dakota-
Tennessee-
Texas-
Utah-
Vermont-
Virginia-
Washington-:
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
West Virginia:
Wisconsin:
Wyoming:


message 23: by Mad Scientist (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments Same to you. This year is going to be great! *hugs* & cheers!


message 24: by Lori (new)

Lori Goldstein | 176 comments Hoping Bingo went well with your grandma.


message 25: by Mad Scientist (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments Lori wrote: "Hoping Bingo went well with your grandma."

It was fun but of course we were both losers. *laughs* Either way it was a pretty lovely night! Granny time is usually a fun way to spend my time.


message 26: by Mad Scientist (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments No worries! We will come up with other suggestions as we go :)


message 27: by Mad Scientist (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments Hello to all challenge lovers!

By popular request I have created a folder for you, if you would like, to put all of your challenges into one thread.

Hopefully this will be useful.

Located between the monthly and yearly challenge folders.


message 28: by Mad Scientist (last edited Jan 02, 2012 06:10PM) (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments Tell Me a Secret by Holly Cupala was based in Seattle area except you don't get any description of the area.

Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1) by Kami Garcia Beautiful Darkness (Caster Chronicles, #2) by Kami Garcia Beautiful Chaos (Beautiful Creatures, Book 3) by Kami Garcia Dream Dark A Beautiful Creatures Story by Kami Garcia based in the beautiful southern South Carolina.

Key West Tales Stories by John Hersey Florida


message 29: by Mad Scientist (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments Are you counting futuristic?
Ship Breaker (Ship Breaker, #1) by Paolo Bacigalupi Futuristic New Orleans

Today's New Orleans Infinity Chronicles of Nick by Sherrilyn Kenyon Invincible (Chronicles of Nick #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon


message 30: by Mad Scientist (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments Found this list for YA in the US novels. Might be a bit more helpful! ;)

http://www.goodreads.com/list/show/11...


message 31: by Kathryn CA (last edited Feb 25, 2012 10:49PM) (new)

Kathryn CA (kathrynlouwCA) | 39 comments Alabama-
Alaska-
Arizona- Sprinkle with Murder
Arkansas-
California-
Colorado-
Connecticut-
Deleware-
Florida-
Georgia-
Hawaii-
Idaho-
Illinois-
Indiana-
Iowa-
Kansas-
Kentucky-
Louisiana-
Maine-Mistletoe Murder
Maryland-
Massachusetts-
Michigan-
Minnesota- Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder
Mississippi-
Missouri-
Montana-
Nebraska-
Nevada-
New Hampshire-
New Jersey-
New Mexico-
New York-
North Carolina-
North Dakota-
Ohio-
Oklahoma-
Oregon-
Pennsylvania-
Rhode Island-
South Carolina-
South Dakota-
Tennessee-
Texas-
Utah-
Vermont-
Virginia-
Washington- Eclipse, The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner, Breaking Dawn
West Virginia-
Wisconsin-
Wyoming -


message 32: by Mary (last edited Feb 11, 2012 05:11PM) (new)

Mary  O'Brien (NicksWifey) | 3 comments I am gonna give it a try...I am doing the 50 State Challenge...same thing...

Alabama-
Alaska-
Arizona-
Arkansas-
California-
Colorado-
Connecticut-
Deleware-
Florida-
Georgia-
Hawaii- Love Finds You in Sunset Beach, Hawaii (Jan 31-Feb 2, 2012)
Idaho-
Illinois-
Indiana-
Iowa-
Kansas-
Kentucky-
Louisiana-
Maine-
Maryland-
Massachusetts-
Michigan-
Minnesota-
Mississippi-
Missouri-
Montana-
Nebraska-
Nevada-
New Hampshire-
New Jersey-Missing Your Smile by Jerry S. Eicher (Feb 9-11, 2012)
New Mexico-
New York-
North Carolina-
North Dakota-
Ohio- Love Finds You in Sugarcreek, Ohio (Jan 15, 2012)
Oklahoma-
Oregon-
Pennsylvania- Love Finds You in Lancaster, Pennsylvania (Jan 15-17, 2012)
Rhode Island-Falling For Love by Marie Force (Jan 18-24, 2012)
South Carolina-Love Finds You in Folly Beach, South Carolina (Feb 7-8, 2012)
South Dakota-
Tennessee-
Texas-
Utah-
Vermont-
Virginia-
Washington-
West Virginia-
Wisconsin-
Wyoming


message 33: by Mad Scientist (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments Welcome to the challenge. :)


message 34: by ★Meghan★ (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 1455 comments I seriously did not know where these were placed but I have already read 3 books set in Virginia this year. A little ridiculous.


message 35: by ★Meghan★ (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 1455 comments Haha make that 4 Virginia books.


message 36: by ★Meghan★ (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 1455 comments 11/50 completed :)


message 37: by Mad Scientist (last edited Oct 22, 2012 09:47AM) (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments My Reads In No Real Order. Just As I Read Them.

{Road Trip books} You Are Here by Jennifer E. Smith Two-Way Street by Lauren Barnholdt Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

{Oregon} Bound in Darkness (Bound, #2) by Cynthia Eden
{Georgia} Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1) by Rachel Hawkins
{Flordia} Ill Wind (Weather Warden, #1) by Rachel Caine
{New York} Heat Stroke (Weather Warden, #2) by Rachel Caine When It Happens by Susane Colasanti
{Washington} Moon Called (Mercedes Thompson, #1) by Patricia Briggs Tell Me a Secret by Holly Cupala
{Hawaii} Bad Taste in Boys (Kate Grable, #1) by Carrie Harris
{California} Epic Fail by Claire LaZebnik Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, #2) by Stephanie Perkins
{Oklahoma} In the Arms of Stone Angels by Jordan Dane
{Louisiana} Dance with the Devil (Dark-Hunter, #4; Were-Hunter, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
{Minnesota} Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater
{Tennessee} Catching Jordan (Catching Jordan, #1) by Miranda Kenneally
{Texas} How Beauty Met the Beast by Jax Garren


message 38: by Mad Scientist (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments It's so hard to remember where some of the books are set. I think I need to write it down because I should have more books to list. :(


message 39: by Madilynn (new)

Madilynn | 165 comments iwill do this too. does anyone kniw where Hourglass is located in?


message 40: by ★Meghan★ (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) | 1455 comments Was Bad Taste in Boys really set in Hawaii? I don't remember that...


message 41: by Mad Scientist (last edited Aug 06, 2012 08:11AM) (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments ★Meghan★ wrote: "Was Bad Taste in Boys really set in Hawaii? I don't remember that..."

I looked it up an that is what it said. If it's wrong... I'm with you. I just don't remember but it was def in the US.

Also, another book that is road trip-ish through the good ole US of A. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen Travelling circus. They are all over the ole US through the whole book.

One more thing... I got a Tennessee book. Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally (This time I'm sure for sure!)


message 42: by Zakiya, dancing en pointe (new)

Zakiya the Walking Butterfly (walkingbutterfly) | 3574 comments Mod
♥Madilynn♥ wrote: "iwill do this too. does anyone kniw where Hourglass is located in?"

I'm not sure. I just sent her a tweet, so hopefully she'll reply soon :).


message 43: by Madilynn (new)

Madilynn | 165 comments Okay thanks Z!


message 44: by Madilynn (new)

Madilynn | 165 comments Alabama:

Alaska:

Arizona:

Arkansas:

California:

Colorado:

Connecticut:

Deleware:

Florida:

Georgia:

Hawaii:

Idaho-

Illinois-

Indiana-

(Will finish listing the states once I come back)


Iowa-

Kansas-

Kentucky-

Louisiana-

Maine-

Maryland-

Massachusetts-

Michigan-

Minnesota-

Mississippi-

Missouri-

Montana-

Nebraska-

Nevada-

New Hampshire-

New Jersey-


message 45: by Mad Scientist (new)

Mad Scientist (MadScientist) | 1119 comments {Texas} How Beauty Met the Beast by Jax Garren

Just finished this one!


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