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message 51: by Lara (new)

Lara | 463 comments One more down. Now, I have to decide what to read next. Hmmm, choices, choices...

3/6 Completed

1. New2you author: Patricia A. Leslie, author of The Ballad of Young Tam Lin

2. A favorite author: Amanda Quick, author of Crystal Gardens 05/01/2012

3. Group bookshelf: Tempest Rising

4. A 4+ star read: Mastiff 05/11/2012

5. 2011 or 2012: Timeless 05/04/2012

6. Recommended: The Serpent Sea

To Read
The Ballad of Young Tam Lin by Patricia A. Leslie Tempest Rising (Jane True, #1) by Nicole Peeler The Serpent Sea (Books of the Raksura #2) by Martha Wells

Read
Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street, #1) by Amanda Quick Timeless (Parasol Protectorate, #5) by Gail Carriger Mastiff (Beka Cooper, #3) by Tamora Pierce


message 52: by Midu (new)

Midu Hadi | 563 comments 1. Read a new2you author in your favorite genre
2. Read a book by one of your favorite authors
3. Lover Unbound (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #5) by J.R. Ward
4. Archangel's Consort (Guild Hunter, #3) by Nalini Singh
5. Dreadful Beginnings by Marty Shaw
6. Archangel's Blade (Guild Hunter, #4) by Nalini Singh


message 53: by Lara (new)

Lara | 463 comments 4/6 Completed

1. New2you author: Patricia A. Leslie, author of The Ballad of Young Tam Lin

2. A favorite author: Amanda Quick, author of Crystal Gardens 05/01/2012

3. Group bookshelf: Tempest Rising

4. A 4+ star read: Mastiff 05/11/2012

5. 2011 or 2012: Timeless 05/04/2012

6. Recommended: The Serpent Sea 05/12/2012

To Read
The Ballad of Young Tam Lin by Patricia A. Leslie Tempest Rising (Jane True, #1) by Nicole Peeler

Read
Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street, #1) by Amanda Quick Timeless (Parasol Protectorate, #5) by Gail Carriger Mastiff (Beka Cooper, #3) by Tamora Pierce The Serpent Sea (Books of the Raksura #2) by Martha Wells


message 54: by Sandra, Challenge Junkie (new)

Sandra | 3229 comments WYA May 2012 Challenge

Using your favorite genre (ie pnr, uf, scifi rom, etc)

4/6 Completed

1. New2you author - Grave Witch 2/5/12 ★★★★
2. Favorite authors - Hostage to Pleasure 13/5/12 ★★★★★
3. Bookshelf - Red-Headed Stepchild
4. 4+ star - Kitty's House of Horrors
5. 2011 - Kindling the Moon 9/5/12 ★★★★1/2
6. Recommended - A Brush of Darkness 11/5/12 ★★★★

Grave Witch (Alex Craft, #1) by Kalayna Price Hostage to Pleasure (Psy-Changeling, #5) by Nalini Singh Red-Headed Stepchild (Sabina Kane, #1) by Jaye Wells Kitty's House of Horrors (Kitty Norville, #7) by Carrie Vaughn Kindling the Moon (Arcadia Bell, #1) by Jenn Bennett A Brush of Darkness (Abby Sinclair, #1) by Allison Pang



message 55: by Lara (new)

Lara | 463 comments 5/6 Completed

1. New2you author: Patricia A. Leslie, author of The Ballad of Young Tam Lin

2. A favorite author: Amanda Quick, author of Crystal Gardens 05/01/2012

3. Group bookshelf: Tempest Rising 05/13/2012

4. A 4+ star read: Mastiff 05/11/2012

5. 2011 or 2012: Timeless 05/04/2012

6. Recommended: The Serpent Sea 05/12/2012

To Read
The Ballad of Young Tam Lin by Patricia A. Leslie

Read
Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street, #1) by Amanda Quick Timeless (Parasol Protectorate, #5) by Gail CarrigerMastiff (Beka Cooper, #3) by Tamora PierceThe Serpent Sea (Books of the Raksura #2) by Martha WellsTempest Rising (Jane True, #1) by Nicole Peeler



message 56: by Sandra, Challenge Junkie (new)

Sandra | 3229 comments WYA May 2012 Challenge

Using your favorite genre (ie pnr, uf, scifi rom, etc)

5/6 Completed

1. New2you author - Grave Witch 2/5/12 ★★★★
2. Favorite authors - Hostage to Pleasure 13/5/12 ★★★★★
3. Bookshelf - Red-Headed Stepchild
4. 4+ star - Kitty's House of Horrors 14/5/12 ★★★★★
5. 2011 - Kindling the Moon 9/5/12 ★★★★1/2
6. Recommended - A Brush of Darkness 11/5/12 ★★★★

Grave Witch (Alex Craft, #1) by Kalayna Price Hostage to Pleasure (Psy-Changeling, #5) by Nalini Singh Red-Headed Stepchild (Sabina Kane, #1) by Jaye Wells Kitty's House of Horrors (Kitty Norville, #7) by Carrie Vaughn Kindling the Moon (Arcadia Bell, #1) by Jenn Bennett A Brush of Darkness (Abby Sinclair, #1) by Allison Pang



message 57: by Lisa Kay (new)

Lisa Kay (LisaKayAliceMaria) | 795 comments I'm going to give this one a try. Let's see how well I do...

WYA: May 2012 Challenge

Favorite Genre: Romance

3/6

1. Read a new2you author in your favorite genre
Sugar Rush, by Donna Kauffman★★★½✩ PB 5/2
2. Read a book by one of your favorite authors
Seduce Me at Sunrise, by Lisa Kleypas ★★★★½ OCD 5/16 pub “re-read via audio”
3. Pick a book from the groups bookshelf
Dragon Bound, by Thea Harrison ★★★★★ audible.com 5/5 [“re-read” via audio]
4. Pick a 4+ star read in your favorite genre
Kiss of Midnight, by Lara Adrian (OCD & PB) - planned "buddy read"
5. Choose a book published 2011 or 2012 in your favorite genre.
Timeless, by Gail Carriger (need to purchase/determine media)
6. Read a book in your favorite genre recommended to you by a friend.
Wicked as They Come, by Delilah S. Dawson (PB) {Jill}

Read

Sugar Rush (Cupcake Club, #1) by Donna Kauffman Dragon Bound (Elder Races, #1) by Thea Harrison Seduce Me at Sunrise (The Hathaways, #2) by Lisa Kleypas

To Read

Kiss of Midnight (Midnight Breed,  #1) by Lara Adrian Timeless (Parasol Protectorate, #5) by Gail Carriger Wicked As They Come (Blud, #1) by Delilah S. Dawson


Alternates
#3. Fate's Edge, by Ilona Andrews (PB)
Fate's Edge (The Edge, #3) by Ilona Andrews


message 58: by ~Leslie~ (last edited May 29, 2012 03:15PM) (new)

~Leslie~ (akareadingmachine) I had to make a few changes to my list.
Duration: 5/1/12 - 5/31/12

6/6 COMPLETED!!


1. Read a new2you author in your favorite genre
Eternal Seduction 5/14/12 **** stars

2. Read a book by one of your favorite authors
Windfall 5/9/12 **** stars

3. Pick a book from the groups bookshelf
Mine to Possess 5/28/12 **** stars

4. Pick a 4+ star read in your favorite genre
Darkness Rising 5/2/12 ***** stars

5. Choose a book published 2011 or 2012 in your favorite genre.
Magic Slays 5/23/12 *****stars

6. Read a book in your favorite genre recommended to you by a friend.
A Taste of Magic 5/22/12 *** stars

READ

Eternal Seduction (A Darkness Within Novel, #1) by Jennifer TurnerWindfall (Weather Warden, #4) by Rachel CaineDarkness Rising (Dark Angels, #2) by Keri ArthurA Taste of Magic (Magic, # 1) by Tracy MadisonMagic Slays (Kate Daniels, #5) by Ilona AndrewsMine to Possess (Psy-Changeling, #4) by Nalini Singh



message 59: by Midu (new)

Midu Hadi | 563 comments 1. Shades of Grey by Michael Cargill
2. Read a book by one of your favorite authors
3. Lover Unbound (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #5) by J.R. Ward
4. Archangel's Consort (Guild Hunter, #3) by Nalini Singh
5. Dreadful Beginnings by Marty Shaw
6. Archangel's Blade (Guild Hunter, #4) by Nalini Singh


message 60: by Jessi (new)

Jessi (PixiBell) | 91 comments Update 3/6


message 61: by Midu (new)

Midu Hadi | 563 comments 1. Shades of Grey by Michael Cargill
2. Yendi (Vlad Taltos, #2) by Steven Brust
3. Lover Unbound (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #5) by J.R. Ward
4. Archangel's Consort (Guild Hunter, #3) by Nalini Singh
5. Dreadful Beginnings by Marty Shaw
6. Archangel's Blade (Guild Hunter, #4) by Nalini Singh


message 62: by Lisa Kay (new)

Lisa Kay (LisaKayAliceMaria) | 795 comments Congrats, Midu!


message 63: by Jessi (new)

Jessi (PixiBell) | 91 comments Update 5/6 complete


message 64: by Midu (new)

Midu Hadi | 563 comments Thanks,LK!


message 65: by Jen (new)

Jen | 105 comments All done!!

WYA May 2012 Challenge (Romance)

6/6 Completed

1. Read a new2you author in your favorite genre:
Demon Hunting in Dixie by Lexi George May 24/12 ★★★★★
2. Read a book by one of your favorite authors: Under a Vampire Moon by Lynsay Sands May 14/12 ★★★★
3. Pick a book from the groups bookshelf: The Restorer by Amanda Stevens May 16/12 ★★
4. Pick a 4+ star read in your favorite genre: Storm's Heart by Thea Harrison May 10/12 ★★★
5. Choose a book published 2011 or 2012 in your favorite genre: The Last Boyfriend by Nora Roberts May 17/12 ★★★
6. Read a book in your favorite genre recommended to you by a friend: Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris May 20/12 ★★

Demon Hunting in Dixie by Lexi George Under a Vampire Moon (Argeneau, #16) by Lynsay Sands The Restorer (Graveyard Queen #1) by Amanda Stevens Storm's Heart (Elder Races, #2) by Thea Harrison The Last Boyfriend (Inn BoonsBoro, #2) by Nora Roberts Deadlocked (Sookie Stackhouse #12) by Charlaine Harris


message 66: by Lara (new)

Lara | 463 comments Yeah Jen!


message 67: by Sandra, Challenge Junkie (new)

Sandra | 3229 comments Hooray, Midu & Jen!!


message 68: by Midu (new)

Midu Hadi | 563 comments Thank you,Sandra!


message 69: by Lisa Kay (new)

Lisa Kay (LisaKayAliceMaria) | 795 comments Congrats, Jen!


message 70: by Jen (new)

Jen | 105 comments Thanks!


message 71: by Emy (last edited May 25, 2012 05:07AM) (new)


message 72: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (JennetheInstigator) | 114 comments All Done!!!
6/6 Read

1. Read a new to you author in your favorite genre: Blood Magic
2. Read a book by one of your favorite authors: Into the Dreaming
3.Pick a book for the groups shelf: Graveminder
4. Pick a 4 star read from your favorite genre: Deadlocked
5. Choose a book published in 2011 or 2012: The Prophet
6. Read a book in your favorite genre recommended by a friend: Desire Unchained


Blood Magic (Wing Slayer Hunters, #1) by Jennifer Lyon Deadlocked (Sookie Stackhouse #12) by Charlaine Harris Desire Unchained (Demonica, #2) by Larissa Ione The Prophet (Graveyard Queen #3) by Amanda Stevens Graveminder by Melissa Marr Into the Dreaming by Karen Marie Moning


message 73: by Sandra, Challenge Junkie (new)

Sandra | 3229 comments Hooray, Emy & Jenne!!


message 74: by Sandra, Challenge Junkie (new)

Sandra | 3229 comments WYA May 2012 Challenge

Using your favorite genre (ie pnr, uf, scifi rom, etc)

6/6 Completed FINISHED 14/5/12

1. New2you author - Jana Leigh - Alpha's Mate 6/5/12 ★★★★
2. Favorite authors - Hostage to Pleasure 13/5/12 ★★★★★
3. Bookshelf - Grave Witch 2/5/12 ★★★★
4. 4+ star - Kitty's House of Horrors 14/5/12 ★★★★★
5. 2011 - Kindling the Moon 9/5/12 ★★★★1/2
6. Recommended - A Brush of Darkness 11/5/12 ★★★★

Alpha's Mate by Jana Leigh Hostage to Pleasure (Psy-Changeling, #5) by Nalini Singh Grave Witch (Alex Craft, #1) by Kalayna Price Kitty's House of Horrors (Kitty Norville, #7) by Carrie Vaughn Kindling the Moon (Arcadia Bell, #1) by Jenn Bennett A Brush of Darkness (Abby Sinclair, #1) by Allison Pang



message 75: by Jessi (new)

Jessi (PixiBell) | 91 comments All Done!!!

6/6 Completed

1. Read a new2you author in your favorite genre
Kindling the Moon - Jenn Bennett


2. Read a book by one of your favorite authors
Succubi Are Forever - Jill Myles


3. Pick a book from the groups bookshelf
Urban Shaman - C.E. Murphy


4. Pick a 4+ star read in your favorite genre
Dragon Bound - Thea Harrison


5. Choose a book published 2011 or 2012 in your favorite genre.
Immortal Rider - Larissa Ione


6. Read a book in your favorite genre recommended to you by a friend.
Death's Sweet Embrace - Tracey O'Hara


Kindling the Moon (Arcadia Bell, #1) by Jenn BennettSuccubi Are Forever (Succubus Diaries, #4) by Jill MylesUrban Shaman  (Walker Papers, #1) by C.E. MurphyDragon Bound (Elder Races, #1) by Thea HarrisonImmortal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #2) by Larissa IoneDeath's Sweet Embrace (Dark Brethren #2) by Tracey O'Hara




message 76: by Lisa Kay (new)

Lisa Kay (LisaKayAliceMaria) | 795 comments Congrats, Emy, Jenne, Sandra, & Jessie!!!!


message 77: by Lara (new)

Lara | 463 comments Congrats Emy, Jenne, Sandra and Jessi! I'm still working my way through my last book...


message 78: by Sandra, Challenge Junkie (new)

Sandra | 3229 comments Hooray, Jessi!

Thanks LK & Lara ;)

Go Lara Go!!


message 79: by Lisa Kay (new)

Lisa Kay (LisaKayAliceMaria) | 795 comments Lara wrote: "Congrats Emy, Jenne, Sandra and Jessi! I'm still working my way through my last book..."

Hey, not to worry. I've got 2 1/2 to go and I'm fiddle-farting around on GRs. LOL!


message 80: by ~Leslie~ (new)

~Leslie~ (akareadingmachine) Congratulations to all the finishers! And Lisa Kay, I still have 2 books to go as well and here I am on GR!


message 81: by Lisa Kay (last edited May 30, 2012 12:09AM) (new)

Lisa Kay (LisaKayAliceMaria) | 795 comments I’m going to move some things around to finish this one off.

WYA: May 2012 Challenge

Favorite Genre: Romance

6/6

1. Read a new2you author in your favorite genre
Sugar Rush, by Donna Kauffman★★★½✩ PB 5/2
2. Read a book by one of your favorite authors
Seduce Me at Sunrise, by Lisa Kleypas ★★★★½ OCD 5/16 [“re-read” via audio]
3. Pick a book from the groups bookshelf
Dragon Bound, by Thea Harrison ★★★★★ audible.com 5/5 [“re-read” via audio]
4. Pick a 4+ star read in your favorite genre
Kiss of Midnight, by Lara Adrian ★★★½✩ OCD 5/29 [“re-read” via audio] & “buddy read”
5. Choose a book published 2011 or 2012 in your favorite genre.
When Beauty Tamed the Beast, by Eloisa James ★★★★½ Loupe-CDs 5/13
6. Read a book in your favorite genre recommended to you by a friend.
Three Days to Dead, by Kelly Meding ★★★★✩ Loupe’s-CDs 5/26 {Loupe}

Read
Sugar Rush (Cupcake Club, #1) by Donna Kauffman Dragon Bound (Elder Races, #1) by Thea Harrison Seduce Me at Sunrise (The Hathaways, #2) by Lisa Kleypas Kiss of Midnight (Midnight Breed,  #1) by Lara Adrian When Beauty Tamed the Beast (Fairy Tales, #2) by Eloisa James Three Days to Dead (Dreg City, #1) by Kelly Meding



message 82: by Lisa Kay (new)

Lisa Kay (LisaKayAliceMaria) | 795 comments Leslie wrote: "And Lisa Kay, I still have 2 books to go as well and here I am on GR!"

I caved, Leslie! I shuffled two. I even bought Timeless, by Gail Carriger at www.audible.com on sale (this challenge was how I justified buying it, LOL!). But I don't think I'm going to get to it before the end of the month.

To Read
Timeless (Parasol Protectorate, #5) by Gail Carriger



message 83: by Lara (new)

Lara | 463 comments Like so many others, I've made a change. I just don't think I'll make it through my final choice for the month, but have read others that fit the category of a new to me author.

6/6 Completed

1. New2you author: Ann Charles, author of Nearly Departed in Deadwood 05/06/2012

2. A favorite author: Amanda Quick, author of Crystal Gardens 05/01/2012

3. Group bookshelf: Tempest Rising 05/13/2012

4. A 4+ star read: Mastiff 05/11/2012

5. 2011 or 2012: Timeless 05/04/2012

6. Recommended: The Serpent Sea 05/12/2012

Read
Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street, #1) by Amanda QuickTimeless (Parasol Protectorate, #5) by Gail CarrigerMastiff (Beka Cooper, #3) by Tamora PierceThe Serpent Sea (Books of the Raksura #2) by Martha WellsTempest Rising (Jane True, #1) by Nicole PeelerNearly Departed in Deadwood (Deadwood Mystery #1) by Ann Charles



message 84: by Lisa Kay (new)

Lisa Kay (LisaKayAliceMaria) | 795 comments Congrats, Lara!


message 85: by Patty (new)

Patty (Catnaping) | 415 comments 6/6 Done almost didn't make it this month

1. Read a new2you author in your favorite genre
Everneath Brodi Ashton
5/24

2. Read a book by one of your favorite authors
Born of Silence Sherrilyn Kenyon
5/27

3. Pick a book from the groups bookshelf
Dark Descendant Jenna Black
5/14

4. Pick a 4+ star read in your favorite genre
Shadow's Fall Dianne Sylvan
5/8

5. Choose a book published 2011 or 2012 in your favorite genre.
Obsidian Flame Caris Roane
5/30

6. Read a book in your favorite genre recommended to you by a friend.
Goblin King Shona Husk
5/28

Shadow's Fall (Shadow World, #3) by Dianne Sylvan Dark Descendant (Nikki Glass, #1) by Jenna Black Everneath (Everneath, #1) by Brodi Ashton Born of Silence (The League, #5) by Sherrilyn Kenyon The Goblin King (Shadowlands, #1) by Shona Husk Obsidian Flame (The World of Ascension, #5) by Caris Roane




message 86: by Lara (new)

Lara | 463 comments Thanks Lisa Kay.

And WooHoo Patty! I know how you felt.


message 87: by Lisa Kay (new)

Lisa Kay (LisaKayAliceMaria) | 795 comments Congrats, Patty!


message 88: by Sandra, Challenge Junkie (new)

Sandra | 3229 comments Hooray, LK, Lara & Patty!!!

Shuffling books is fine, I do it all the time :)))

And Leslie you'll enjoy Timeless (Parasol Protectorate, #5) by Gail Carriger when you get to it ;)


message 89: by Lisa Kay (new)

Lisa Kay (LisaKayAliceMaria) | 795 comments Oh, I'm finally listening to that one right now, Sandra. It is really fabulous. I wish I'd known the narrator was so wonderful; I might have listened to the earlier ones instead of read them all.
Timeless (Parasol Protectorate, #5) by Gail Carriger


message 90: by Sandra, Challenge Junkie (new)

Sandra | 3229 comments ;) GTK LK, maybe your library will have the earlier ones in Audio.


message 91: by Lisa Kay (new)

Lisa Kay (LisaKayAliceMaria) | 795 comments Nope. Just the first one in PB and e-Book and the last one in PB. **sigh** Guess I'll be eating PB&J for awhile, if I spend the $$$, Sandra.


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