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message 1: by ~KarenH~, Moderator (new)

~KarenH~ | 4205 comments October Monthly Challenge

This thread is for the participants to post their list and update their progress. The suggestions thread is located HERE.

1. “O" is for October: Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.

2. Happy Birthday!: Read a book from an October birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours. If no one has the same letter, choose someone with the closest letter to yours alphabetically. RRRC October Birthday List

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Maine. OR, Maine is known for its fishing industry and picturesque fishing villages and also for its vast wilderness areas – so, read a book involving the fishing/seafood industry, or a book set in a small coastal town, on the ocean, or in a wilderness area.

4. Mad Hatter Day (October 6) Read a book with a character that might be considered to be crazy, or a book with a hat on the cover.

5. National Angel Food Cake Day (October 10): Read a book with a character that is an angel, or a book where food or the food industry somehow plays an important part in the plot, or has food on the cover.

6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day (October 11): Read a book where a character’s job or occupation plays an important part in the storyline, or a book with a toy on the cover.

7. White Cane Safety Day (October 15): Read a book with a character that has a disability or injury, or a book where a character is involved in public safety (police officer, firefighter, etc.)

8. Wear Something Gaudy Day (October 17): Read a book with a character who is obsessed with (or at least very interested in) clothing or fashion, or a book with a brightly colored cover.

9. Halloween (October 31): Read a paranormal romance, or a book with a character that is hiding something, or is not as he/she appears to be.

10. Reader's Choice:

Challenge Duration: October 1 to October 31, 2012

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

When posting your challenge progress, please make sure to put the date/s when you finished your book/s.

Please repost your progress as it helps when updating.

Happy Reading!


message 2: by Ty (new)

Ty  | 1943 comments love it when you post early. :)
I'm in! will post later


message 3: by ~KarenH~, Moderator (new)

~KarenH~ | 4205 comments Thanks, Ty! I always like to see them go up early too, which is why I try really hard to do it when I'm hosting.

I'm in, of course! :)


message 4: by Ren (new)

Ren (RenPuspita) | 121 comments Please count me in. Will post the book later :)


message 5: by MountainKat, Moderator (new)

MountainKat | 8991 comments I'm in for 10! I will post as I go.


message 6: by Susan (new)

Susan (Scoutmomskf) | 1351 comments I'm in - will post as I go.


message 7: by *Ash* (new)

*Ash* (ashdex) | 18 comments 1. “O" is for October: Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.

2. Happy Birthday!: Read a book from an October birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours. If no one has the same letter, choose someone with the closest letter to yours alphabetically. RRRC October Birthday List

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Maine. OR, Maine is known for its fishing industry and picturesque fishing villages and also for its vast wilderness areas – so, read a book involving the fishing/seafood industry, or a book set in a small coastal town, on the ocean, or in a wilderness area.

4. Mad Hatter Day (October 6) Read a book with a character that might be considered to be crazy, or a book with a hat on the cover.

5. National Angel Food Cake Day (October 10): Read a book with a character that is an angel, or a book where food or the food industry somehow plays an important part in the plot, or has food on the cover.

6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day (October 11): Read a book where a character’s job or occupation plays an important part in the storyline, or a book with a toy on the cover.

7. White Cane Safety Day (October 15): Read a book with a character that has a disability or injury, or a book where a character is involved in public safety (police officer, firefighter, etc.)

8. Wear Something Gaudy Day (October 17): Read a book with a character who is obsessed with (or at least very interested in) clothing or fashion, or a book with a brightly colored cover.

9. Halloween (October 31): Read a paranormal romance, or a book with a character that is hiding something, or is not as he/she appears to be.

10. Reader's Choice:


message 8: by Carrie (new)

Carrie  | 593 comments I'm in, will post as I go.


message 9: by Lindy (new)

Lindy (LindyLee) | 260 comments I want in


message 10: by Katie (new)

Katie | 1949 comments 0/10 read


1. O is for October - Out in the Field
2. Happy Birthday, Kate! - One Small Thing
3. Geography - Devlin and Garrick
4. Mad Hatter Day - Country Mouse
5. National Angel Food Cake Day - Envy
6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day - An Inner Darkness
7. White Cane Safety Day - Packing Heat
8. Wear Something Gaudy Day - Mahu
9. Halloween - Camp Hell
10. Reader's Choice - Frog

Out in the Field by Kate McMurray One Small Thing by Piper Vaughn Devlin and Garrick (Seeking Redemption, #2) by Cameron Dane Country Mouse by Amy Lane Envy (The Fallen Angels, #3) by J.R. Ward An Inner Darkness (Bay City Paranormal Investigations, #5) by Ally Blue Packing Heat by Kele Moon Mahu (Mahu #1) by Neil Plakcy Camp Hell (PsyCop, #5) by Jordan Castillo Price Frog by Mary Calmes


message 11: by Barbara ★ (last edited Oct 05, 2012 05:11PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 3037 comments I'm in and I'll figure out what to read closer to October.

READ: 0/10

1. “O" is for October: Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card
2. Happy Birthday Bridget! Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury
3. Geography:MAINE: Into the Wild - Beth Ciotta (set in the jungles of South America)
4. Mad Hatter Day: Ruthless Heart - Emma Lang
5. National Angel Food Cake Day: Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch - Terry Pratchett (angels/demons)
6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day: possible skip
7. White Cane Safety Day: Ice Cold - Tess Gerritsen (heroine is a cop)
8. Wear Something Gaudy Day: 11th Hour - James Patterson (so bright it hurts)
9. Halloween: Pleasure of a Dark Prince - Kresley Cole (pnr romance)
10. Reader's Choice: Fifty Shades Darker - E.L. James

Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1) by Orson Scott Card Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Into the Wild by Beth Ciotta Ruthless Heart (Heart, #1) by Emma Lang Good Omens The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett Ice Cold (Rizzoli & Isles, #8) by Tess Gerritsen 11th Hour by James Patterson Pleasure of a Dark Prince (Immortals After Dark, #9) by Kresley Cole Fifty Shades Darker (Fifty Shades, #2) by E.L. James


message 12: by AndaM (last edited Sep 20, 2012 12:37PM) (new)

AndaM | 237 comments Monthly Challenges > October Monthly Challenge Reading - Participants Thread
Challenge Duration: October 1 to October 31, 2012
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1. “O" is for October: Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.

2. Happy Birthday!: Read a book from an October birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours. If no one has the same letter, choose someone with the closest letter to yours alphabetically. RRRC October Birthday List

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Maine. OR, Maine is known for its fishing industry and picturesque fishing villages and also for its vast wilderness areas – so, read a book involving the fishing/seafood industry, or a book set in a small coastal town, on the ocean, or in a wilderness area.

4. Mad Hatter Day (October 6) Read a book with a character that might be considered to be crazy, or a book with a hat on the cover.

5. National Angel Food Cake Day (October 10): Read a book with a character that is an angel, or a book where food or the food industry somehow plays an important part in the plot, or has food on the cover.

6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day (October 11): Read a book where a character’s job or occupation plays an important part in the storyline, or a book with a toy on the cover.

7. White Cane Safety Day (October 15): Read a book with a character that has a disability or injury, or a book where a character is involved in public safety (police officer, firefighter, etc.)

8. Wear Something Gaudy Day (October 17): Read a book with a character who is obsessed with (or at least very interested in) clothing or fashion, or a book with a brightly colored cover.

9. Halloween (October 31): Read a paranormal romance, or a book with a character that is hiding something, or is not as he/she appears to be.

10. Reader's Choice:


message 13: by Judy (new)

Judy I'm in for 10, I'll post as I go.


message 14: by Fran, Moderator (new)

Fran | 9339 comments Katie wrote: "0/10 read


1. O is for October - Out in the Field
2. Happy Birthday, Kate! - One Small Thing
3. Geography - Devlin and Garrick
4. Mad Hatter Day - Country Mouse
5. National Angel Food Cake Day - E..."



Katie, it's an M/M extravaganza! I loved Out in the Field and One Small Thing. Sweet, romantic stories- my favorite :)


message 15: by ~Leslie~ (new)

~Leslie~ (akareadingmachine) | 1934 comments I love October!!

Duration: 10/1/12 - 10/31/12

0/8

1. “O" is for October:One Night in Scotland

2. Happy Birthday Me!:A Well Pleasured Lady

3. Geography: Blind Her with Bliss

5. National Angel Food Cake Day (October 10):Sugar Rush

6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day (October 11): Animal Magnetism

7. White Cane Safety Day (October 15):Betrayal in Death

9. Halloween (October 31):Play of Passion

10. Reader's Choice:Mind Game

One Night in Scotland (Hurst Amulet, #1) by Karen Hawkins A Well Pleasured Lady (Fairchild Family, #1) by Christina Dodd Blind Her with Bliss by Nina Pierce Sugar Rush (Cupcake Club, #1) by Donna Kauffman Animal Magnetism (Animal Magnetism, #1) by Jill Shalvis Betrayal in Death (In Death, #12) by J.D. Robb Play of Passion (Psy-Changeling, #9) by Nalini Singh Mind Game (GhostWalkers, #2) by Christine Feehan


message 16: by Angie (new)

Angie | 663 comments I'm in - going for all 10 this time!

1. “O" is for October: Oracle's Moon - Thea Harrison
2. Happy Birthday!: Hunting Season - Shelly Laurenston (Happy Birthday Allison!)
3. Geography: Spellbound Falls - Janet Chapman
4. Mad Hatter Day (October 6) Texas Whirlwind - Bonnie Blythe
5. National Angel Food Cake Day (October 10): Dark Angel - Eden Maguire
6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day (October 11): Storm Warning - Sydney Somers
7. White Cane Safety Day (October 15): The Dark Gate - Pamela Palmer
8. Wear Something Gaudy Day (October 17): Addicted - Lydia Parks
9. Halloween (October 31): Deja Vu - Lisa Childs
10. Reader's Choice: Winging It - Deborah Cooke
Oracle's Moon (Elder Races, #4) by Thea Harrison Hunting Season (The Gathering #1) by Shelly Laurenston Spellbound Falls (Spellbound Falls #1) by Janet Chapman Texas Whirlwind by Bonnie Blythe Dark Angel (Dark Angel, #1) by Eden Maguire Storm Warning (Shadow Destroyers, #3) by Sydney Somers The Dark Gate (Harlequin Nocturne, #13) by Pamela Palmer Addicted by Lydia Parks Deja Vu (Harlequin Nocturne, #114) by Lisa Childs Winging It (The Dragon Diaries, #2) by Deborah Cooke


message 17: by Susan (new)

Susan (Scoutmomskf) | 1351 comments Angie wrote: "I'm in - going for all 10 this time!

1. “O" is for October: Oracle's Moon - Thea Harrison
2. Happy Birthday!: Hunting Season - Shelly Laurenston (Happy Birthday Allison!)
3. Geography: Spellbound ..."


Spellbound Falls is really good. I always like Janet Chapman's books because they're so much fun to read!


message 18: by Laurie (new)

Laurie Martin | 304 comments I'm in, will post later.


message 19: by Breann (last edited Sep 27, 2012 09:10PM) (new)

Breann | 2362 comments I'll go for 5.


1. “O" is for October: Obsidian

2. Happy Birthday!: Faefever

7. White Cane Safety Day (October 15): Divide & Conquer

9. Halloween (October 31):

10. Reader's Choice:

Obsidian (Lux, #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout Faefever (Fever, #3) by Karen Marie Moning Divide & Conquer (Cut & Run, #4) by Abigail Roux


message 20: by Jane (PS), Moderator (last edited Sep 21, 2012 06:41PM) (new)

Jane (PS) | 13863 comments I'm in for probably 5 8 books :) Will work out the details later..

Completed: 0/8

1. 'O' is for October: Gaven
2. Happy Birthday: skip
3. Maine - wild outdoors camping: Dangerous Ground
4. Crazy Daisy: Holiday Outing
5. Angelic food: skip
6. Teddy bears at work: Tech Support
7. White canes: Houseboat on the Nile
8. Gaudy: Chase in Shadow
9. Pumpkin pie PNR: Natural Instincts/Squeak And A Roar/Life After Death
10. Me!: TBD


message 21: by Irina (last edited Oct 28, 2012 07:37PM) (new)

Irina (reetu_416) | 471 comments 2012 October Monthly Challenge

Read: 9 out of 10


1. “O" is for October: Can't Buy Me Love ★★★ (08.10.12)
2. Happy Birthday Leslie!: You Slay Me ★★★★★ (6.10.12)
3. Geography: Yours to Keep ★★★★ (13.10.12)
4. Mad Hatter Day (October 6):Cowgirls Don't Cry
5. National Angel Food Cake Day (October 10): Archangel's Consort ★★★★★ (2.10.12)
6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day (October 11): Nothing But Trouble ★★★★ (8.10.12)
7. White Cane Safety Day (October 15): Baby, I'm Yours ★★★ (18.10.12)
8. Wear Something Gaudy Day (October 17): Hot Item ★★★★★ (1.10.12)
9. Halloween (October 31): Beyond the Highland Mist ★★★★★ (26.10.12)
10. Reader's Choice: How to Capture a Countess ★★★★★ (7.10.12)

Can't Buy Me Love (Crooked Creek Ranch, #1) by Molly O'Keefe You Slay Me (Aisling Grey Guardian, #1) by Katie MacAlister Yours to Keep (Kowalski Family, #3) by Shannon Stacey Cowgirls Don't Cry (Rough Riders, #10) by Lorelei James Archangel's Consort (Guild Hunter, #3) by Nalini Singh Nothing But Trouble (Chinooks Hockey Team, #5) by Rachel Gibson Baby, I'm Yours (Baby, #1) by Susan Andersen Hot Item (Hot Zone #3) by Carly Phillips Beyond the Highland Mist (Highlander, #1) by Karen Marie Moning How to Capture a Countess (The Duchess Diaries, #1) by Karen Hawkins


message 22: by Heather (last edited Nov 01, 2012 02:58PM) (new)

Heather (HeatherMB) | 48 comments **COMPLETE**
Read: 10/10

1. “O" is for October: Out of Space 10/12

2. Happy Birthday!: Eternal Rider 10/31

3. Geography: Beast Behaving Badly 10/23

4. Mad Hatter Day (October 6): Demon's Captive 10/4

5. National Angel Food Cake Day (October 10): Her Demonic Angel 10/26

6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day (October 11): Jingo 10/19

7. White Cane Safety Day (October 15): New York to Dallas 10/7

8. Wear Something Gaudy Day (October 17): Talk Nerdy to Me 10/28

9. Halloween (October 31): Dark Curse 10/1

10. Reader's Choice: Magic Slays 10/30

READ:
Out of Space by Brit Blaise Eternal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #1) by Larissa Ione Beast Behaving Badly (Pride, #5) by Shelly Laurenston Demon's Captive (War Tribe, #1) by Stephanie Snow Her Demonic Angel (Her Angel, #5) by Felicity E. Heaton Jingo (Discworld, #21) by Terry Pratchett New York to Dallas (In Death, #33) by J.D. Robb Talk Nerdy to Me (Nerds, #5) by Vicki Lewis Thompson Dark Curse (Carpathians, #19) by Christine Feehan Magic Slays (Kate Daniels, #5) by Ilona Andrews


message 23: by Bookchaser (last edited Sep 29, 2012 03:04PM) (new)

Bookchaser | 1594 comments 2012 October Monthly Challenge

0/10 Completed

01. “O" is for October: Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.
Heart Secret by Robin D. Owens
02. Happy Birthday!: Read a book from an October birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours. If no one has the same letter, choose someone with the closest letter to yours alphabetically.
Happy Birthday Bridget!!! (October 14)
Again the Magic by Lisa Kleypas
OR
Everything and the Moon by Julia Quinn
03. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Maine. OR, Maine is known for its fishing industry and picturesque fishing villages and also for its vast wilderness areas – so, read a book involving the fishing/seafood industry, or a book set in a small coastal town, on the ocean, or in a wilderness area.
Yours to Keep by Shannon Stacey
OR
Wedding the Highlander by Janet Chapman
04. Mad Hatter Day (October 6): Read a book with a character that might be considered to be crazy, or a book with a hat on the cover.
Big Sky Mountain by Linda Lael Miller
OR
Loving Mercy by Teresa Bodwell
05. National Angel Food Cake Day (October 10): Read a book with a character that is an angel, or a book where food or the food industry somehow plays an important part in the plot, or has food on the cover.
Savor the Moment by Nora Roberts
OR
Blame It on Chocolate by Jennifer Greene
06. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day (October 11): Read a book where a character’s job or occupation plays an important part in the storyline, or a book with a toy on the cover.
Whose Baby? (Marriage of Inconvenience) by Janice Kay Johnson
07. White Cane Safety Day (October 15): Read a book with a character that has a disability or injury, or a book where a character is involved in public safety (police officer, firefighter, etc.).
Candle in the Window by Christina Dodd
OR
As You Desire by Connie Brockway
08. Wear Something Gaudy Day (October 17): Read a book with a character who is obsessed with (or at least very interested in) clothing or fashion, or a book with a brightly colored cover.
The Playboy by Carly Phillips
OR
Touched By Fire by Catherine Spangler
09. Halloween (October 31): Read a paranormal romance, or a book with a character that is hiding something, or is not as he/she appears to be.
Midnight Crystal by Jayne Castle
10. Reader's Choice:



XXX Heart Secret (Celta's Heartmates, #11) by Robin D. OwensXXX Again the Magic (Wallflowers, #0.5) by Lisa KleypasXXX Everything and the Moon (The Lyndon Sisters, #1) by Julia QuinnXXX Yours to Keep (Kowalski Family, #3) by Shannon StaceyXXX Wedding the Highlander (Highlander, #3) by Janet ChapmanXXX Big Sky Mountain (Swoon-Worthy Cowboys #2) by Linda Lael MillerXXX Loving Mercy by Teresa BodwellXXX Savor the Moment (Bride Quartet, #3) by Nora RobertsXXX Blame It on Chocolate by Jennifer GreeneXXX Whose Baby? (Marriage of Inconvenience) (Harlequin Superromance #889) by Janice Kay JohnsonXXX Candle in the Window (Medieval, #1) by Christina DoddXXX As You Desire (Braxton, #1) by Connie BrockwayXXX The Playboy (Chandler Brothers, #2) by Carly PhillipsXXX Touched By Fire (The Sentinels #2) by Catherine SpanglerXXX Midnight Crystal (Dreamlight Trilogy, #3; Arcane Society, #9; Harmony, #7) by Jayne CastleXXX


message 24: by Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (last edited Oct 04, 2012 03:59PM) (new)

Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (Shuga) | 895 comments 1~O is for October Once Burned, jeaniene frost Finished 10.04.2012
2~Happy Birthday, Shirley Firefly Summer, maeve binchy
3~Geography,Maine Trick or Treachery, jessica fletcher
4~Mad Hatter Day Plum Spooky, janet evanovich
5~Nat'l Angel Food Cake Day Archangel's Blade, nalini singh
6~Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day 206 Bones, kiathy reichs
7~White Cane Safety Day Shadow Hawk, jill shalvis
8~Wear Something Gaudy Day Perfect, sara shepard
9~Halloween Last Sacrifice, richelle mead
10~Reader's Choice Swimming Without a Net, maryjanice davidson





message 25: by Hina (new)

Hina (hinaj) | 2579 comments OMG...October challenge is already up. I can't believe time flew by so fast, its already close to the end of the month. As usual, I'm in, will post list later.


message 26: by Dragana (new)

Dragana (bookwormdreams) | 902 comments I love it when you post it early. :) I'm in for all 10.


message 27: by NayNay (last edited Oct 16, 2012 12:06PM) (new)

NayNay I will try for 10

October Monthly Challenge
Duration:
10/01/12 - 10/31/12

10/10

1. Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.
One Day by David Nicholls 10/03/12 ***

2. Read a book from an October birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf (Nicole's b-day - Maid-to-Match)
Maid to Match by Deeanne Gist 10/16/12 ****

3. Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Maine. Read a book involving the fishing/seafood industry, or a book set in a small coastal town, on the ocean, or in a wilderness area.
Pomegranate Soup: A Novel by Marsha Mehran 10/04/12 ****

4. Read a book with a character that might be considered to be crazy, or a book with a hat on the cover.
The Sumerton Women by D.L. Bogdan 10/05/12 *****

5. Read a book with a character that is an angel, or a book where food or the food industry somehow plays an important part in the plot, or has food on the cover.
Rosewater and Soda Bread by Marsha Mehran 10/03/12 ***

6. Read a book where a character’s job or occupation plays an important part in the storyline, or a book with a toy on the cover.
Kill the Messenger by Tami Hoag 10/10/12 ****

7. Read a book with a character that has a disability or injury, or a book where a character is involved in public safety (police officer, firefighter, etc.)
The Kitchen Daughter by Jael McHenry 10/08/12 *****

8. Read a book with a character who is obsessed with (or at least very interested in) clothing or fashion, or a book with a brightly colored cover.
In Her Shoes by Jennifer Weiner 10/02/12 ****

9. Read a paranormal romance, or a book with a character that is hiding something, or is not as he/she appears to be.
Whispers in Autumn by Trisha Leigh 10/01/12 ***

10. Reader's Choice:
Stolen Crown: The Secret Marriage that Forever Changed the Fate of England by Susan Higginbotham 10/09/12 ****

Whispers in Autumn (The Last Year, #1) by Trisha Leigh In Her Shoes by Jennifer Weiner One Day by David Nicholls Rosewater and Soda Bread by Marsha Mehran Pomegranate Soup by Marsha Mehran The Sumerton Women by D.L. Bogdan The Kitchen Daughter by Jael McHenry The Stolen Crown The Secret Marriage that Forever Changed the Fate of England by Susan Higginbotham Kill the Messenger by Tami Hoag


message 28: by Patrice (new)

Patrice (NJBookLover) | 24 comments Sounds like fun. I'm in too. I will post later when I've decided what to try to accomplish.... :)


message 29: by ~Leslie~ (new)

~Leslie~ (akareadingmachine) | 1934 comments Irina wrote: "2012 October Monthly Challenge

Read: 0 out of 10

1. “O" is for October:Can't Buy Me Love
2. Happy Birthday Leslie!: You Slay Me
3. Geography: Waiting For You
4. Mad Hatter Day (October 6): One Ni..."


Thanks!! You will love the book:=}


message 30: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 3932 comments RRRC 2012 October Monthly Reading Challenge

0/5 Completed


1. “O" is for October: Obsession Untamed
2. Geography: Maine: Janet Chapman - Charmed by His Love
3. National Angel Food Cake Day (October 10): Avenger's Angel
4. Halloween (October 31): Kiss of Snow
5. Reader's Choice: Midnight Crystal

Obsession Untamed (Feral Warriors, #2) by Pamela Palmer Charmed by His Love (Spellbound Falls, #2) by Janet Chapman Avenger's Angel (The Lost Angel, #1) by Heather Killough-Walden Kiss of Snow (Psy-Changeling, #10) by Nalini Singh Midnight Crystal (Dreamlight Trilogy, #3; Arcane Society, #9; Harmony, #7) by Jayne Castle


message 31: by Jodi (last edited Oct 04, 2012 04:24PM) (new)

Jodi (jojolyn) | 224 comments I'm in! I will post my books soon.
2012 October Monthly Reading Challenge
0/10 Read

1. O for October:One Night Rodeo
2. Happy B-Day Jenny! The Royal Pain
3. Geography:Moonshell Beach: A Shelter Bay Novel
4. Mad Hatter Day:Going Cowboy Crazy
5. Angel Food Cake Day: Better Than Chocolate
6. Teddy Bear to Work Day:When Lightning Strikes
7. White Cane Safety Day: Trouble Me
8. Wear Something Gaudy Day:Cheri on Top
9. Halloween: Brownies and Broomsticks
10. Readers Choice:Where Azaleas Bloom


message 32: by KarenF (new)

KarenF (CleoCleveland) | 1099 comments I'm in. Here's the theory.

0/10 Read

1. O for October:One Night in Scotland by Karen Hawkins
2. Happy B-Day Kate! Some Like It Hot by Louisa Edwards
3. Maine: Spellbound Falls by Janet Chapman
4. Mad Hatter Day: Darker After Midnight by Lara Adrian
5. Angel Food Cake Day: Buttercream Bump Off by Jenn McKinlay
6. Teddy Bear to Work Day: Moon Over Soho by Ben Aaronvitch
7. White Cane Safety Day: Trial by Fire by Jo Davis
8. Gaudy Day: Dog Days by Elsa Watson
9. Halloween: Tangle of Need by Nalini Singh
10. My Choice: TBD

One Night in Scotland (Hurst Amulet, #1) by Karen Hawkins Some Like It Hot (Rising Star Chef, #2) by Louisa Edwards Spellbound Falls (Spellbound Falls #1) by Janet Chapman Darker After Midnight (Midnight Breed, #10) by Lara Adrian Buttercream Bump Off (Cupcake Bakery Mystery, #2) by Jenn McKinlay Moon Over Soho (Peter Grant, #2) by Ben Aaronovitch Trial by Fire (Firefighters of Station Five, #1) by Jo Davis Dog Days by Elsa Watson Tangle of Need (Psy-Changeling, #11) by Nalini Singh


message 33: by Fran, Moderator (last edited Sep 24, 2012 08:34AM) (new)

Fran | 9339 comments Love the categories Karen! Thanks for hosting this month :)

October Monthly Challenge


1. “O" is for October:Onyx or Trust by Zahra Owens
2. Happy Birthday Emily!:Knight
3. Geography:(woods with lake)-Coming Clean
4. Mad Hatter Day (October 6)-(h is crazy to sleep with anonymous man!)Mystery Man
5. National Angel Food Cake Day (October 10):Stirring Up Trouble
6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day (October 11): C.E.O of Parenting and Domestic Services
7. White Cane Safety Day (October 15): St. Nacho's
8. Wear Something Gaudy Day (October 17):Fashion Designer- 68 & Climbing
9. Halloween (October 31):(masked Halloween party fall-out)-Midnight Treat
10. Reader's Choice:I Suck at Girls


Midnight Treat by Becca Simone Stirring Up Trouble (Stir #1) by Z.A. Maxfield C.E.O of Parenting and Domestic Services by Lana Davison St. Nacho's (St. Nacho's #1) by Z.A. Maxfield Mystery Man (Dream Man, #1) by Kristen Ashley Onyx (Lux, #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout Trust by Zahra Owens Knight (Unfinished Hero, #1) by Kristen Ashley 68 & Climbing by Kate Douglas Coming Clean (Dirty Laundry, #3) by Inez Kelley I Suck at Girls by Justin Halpern


message 34: by Hina (last edited Sep 24, 2012 06:21AM) (new)

Hina (hinaj) | 2579 comments 0/10 Completed



1. “O" is for October: One Last Bite by Heidi Betts.

2. Happy Birthday Heather!: Wicked Burn by Beth Kery.

3. Geography: Mistletoe & Margaritas by Shannon Stacey.

4. Mad Hatter Day (October 6): Outta the Bag by MaryJanice Davidson.

5. National Angel Food Cake Day (October 10):Futures and Frosting by Tara Sivec.

6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day (October 11): Mommy And The Policeman Next Door by Marie Ferrarella.

7. White Cane Safety Day (October 15): Portrait in Death by J.D. Robb.

8. Wear Something Gaudy Day (October 17): 68 & Climbing by Kate Douglas.

9. Halloween (October 31): No Prince Charming by Shiloh Walker.

10. Reader's Choice: Dangerous Curves by Karen Anders.


message 35: by Lacy (new)

Lacy (Lacy_Stewart) | 1810 comments I'm in for 3 or 5!

Question on #4: Does a kings crown work for a hat?


message 36: by ~KarenH~, Moderator (new)

~KarenH~ | 4205 comments Lacy wrote: "I'm in for 3 or 5!

Question on #4: Does a kings crown work for a hat?"


It works for me, Lacy!


message 37: by Penney (last edited Sep 22, 2012 09:29PM) (new)

Penney (pschoener) | 3553 comments I'm in! Here's my tentative list...

October Monthly Challenge ~ 2012
Duration October 1 ~ October 31
0/10 Read

1. "O" is for..:
Ordinary Angels by India Drummond
2. Happy Birthay Pam!: The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons
3. Seaside Maine: The Prince of Tides: A Novel by Pat Conroy
4. Mad Hatter Day: Morning Glory by LaVyrle Spencer
5. Angel Food Cake Day: Crave by J.R. Ward
6. Hard Working Teddy Bears: Grimspace by Ann Aguirre
7. White Cane Safety Day: Laid Bare by Lauren Dane
8. Gaudy Day: The Husband Trap by Tracy Anne Warren
9. Halloween: Fish & Chips by Abigail Roux
10. Reader's Choice: TBD

Ordinary Angels (Zoe Pendergraft #1) by India DrummondThe Bronze Horseman by Paullina SimonsThe Prince of Tides A Novel by Pat ConroyMorning Glory by LaVyrle SpencerCrave (The Fallen Angels, #2) by J.R. WardGrimspace (Sirantha Jax, #1) by Ann AguirreLaid Bare (Brown Siblings, #1) by Lauren DaneThe Husband Trap (The Trap Trilogy, #1) by Tracy Anne WarrenFish & Chips (Cut & Run, #3) by Abigail RouxTBD



message 38: by Juana "Darkness" (last edited Oct 17, 2012 08:42PM) (new)

Juana "Darkness" Duran | 389 comments I'm in. I'll post as I go along.

October Monthly Challenge
Duration: October 1-31

October: One Las Bite by Heidi Betts One Last Bite by Heidi Betts

Happy Birthday- Lady Allison: Decadent by Shayla Black Decadent (Wicked Lovers, #2) by Shayla Black 10/2/12

Geography: Maine- Kindred by J.A. Redmerski Kindred by J.A. Redmerski 10/5/12

Mad Hatter: Jenna's Cowboy: a novel by Sharon Gillenwater Jenna's Cowboy A Novel (The Callahans of Texas, #1) by Sharon Gillenwater

Angel Food Cake: A Dark Kiss of Rapture by Sylvia Day A Dark Kiss of Rapture (Renegade Angels #0.5) by Sylvia Day 10/3/12

Teddy Bear: Slow Burn by Pamela Britton Slow Burn (NASCAR, #7) by Pamela Britton 10/11/12

White Cane Safety: Blood Faerie by India Drummond Blood Faerie (Caledonia Fae, #1) by India Drummond 10/1/12

Gaudy Day: Scandal in Spring by Lisa Kleypas Scandal in Spring (Wallflowers, #4) by Lisa Kleypas 10/8/12

Halloween: A Quick Bite by Lynsay Sands A Quick Bite (Argeneau, #1) by Lynsay Sands 10/9/12

Reader's Choice: After Dark with a Scoundrel by Alexandra Hawkins After Dark with a Scoundrel (Lords of Vice, #3) by Alexandra Hawkins (CR)


message 39: by Jackie M (last edited Oct 11, 2012 04:57PM) (new)

Jackie M | 37 comments I'm in. committed to three.

1/3

1. O is for October
Obsidian

2. Happy Birthday, Jenny- A Visit From Sir Nicholas

6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day Gunmetal Magic read Oct 4th 5 stars

Obsidian (Lux, #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout A Visit From Sir Nicholas (Effingtons, #9) by Victoria Alexander Gunmetal Magic (Kate Daniels World, #1) by Ilona Andrews


message 40: by Lacy (last edited Sep 23, 2012 11:04AM) (new)

Lacy (Lacy_Stewart) | 1810 comments ~KarenH~ wrote: "Lacy wrote: "I'm in for 3 or 5!

Question on #4: Does a kings crown work for a hat?"

It works for me, Lacy!"



Thanks! That will help me decide.


message 41: by [deleted user] (last edited Oct 06, 2012 03:13PM) (new)

Im in ! will do 3 at least but hoping for 5


1. “O" is for October: Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'. - Once and Always

2. Happy Birthday!: Read a book from an October birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours. If no one has the same letter, choose someone with the closest letter to yours alphabetically. RRRC October Birthday List - Kelli The Hunger Games

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Maine. OR, Maine is known for its fishing industry and picturesque fishing villages and also for its vast wilderness areas – so, read a book involving the fishing/seafood industry, or a book set in a small coastal town, on the ocean, or in a wilderness area.

4. Mad Hatter Day (October 6) Read a book with a character that might be considered to be crazy, or a book with a hat on the cover.-The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie 7?10 - *****

5. National Angel Food Cake Day (October 10): Read a book with a character that is an angel, or a book where food or the food industry somehow plays an important part in the plot, or has food on the cover.
Seduction and Snacks

6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day (October 11): Read a book where a character’s job or occupation plays an important part in the storyline, or a book with a toy on the cover. Gabriel's Inferno 6/10 - **

7. White Cane Safety Day (October 15): Read a book with a character that has a disability or injury, or a book where a character is involved in public safety (police officer, firefighter, etc.)

8. Wear Something Gaudy Day (October 17): Read a book with a character who is obsessed with (or at least very interested in) clothing or fashion, or a book with a brightly colored cover.

9. Halloween (October 31): Read a paranormal romance, or a book with a character that is hiding something, or is not as he/she appears to be.The Secret

10. Reader's Choice:Simply Irresistible


message 42: by Ann (Noumena12) (new)

Ann (Noumena12) (noumena12) | 126 comments So happy that the list is out early!! I'm in! I still have to pick out a few books

0 of 10 Completed

1. “O" is for October: One Final Step by Doyle, Stephanie
Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.

2. Happy Birthday Anna and Anne Mikusinsi!: Ain't She Sweet by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Read a book from an October birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours. If no one has the same letter, choose someone with the closest letter to yours alphabetically. RRRC October Birthday List

3. Geography:
Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Maine. OR, Maine is known for its fishing industry and picturesque fishing villages and also for its vast wilderness areas – so, read a book involving the fishing/seafood industry, or a book set in a small coastal town, on the ocean, or in a wilderness area.

4. Mad Hatter Day (October 6) Austin: Second Chance Cowboy by Galloway, Shelley
Read a book with a character that might be considered to be crazy, or a book with a hat on the cover.

5. National Angel Food Cake Day (October 10): The Accidental Bride by Skye, Christina
Read a book with a character that is an angel, or a book where food or the food industry somehow plays an important part in the plot, or has food on the cover.

6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day (October 11):
Read a book where a character’s job or occupation plays an important part in the storyline, or a book with a toy on the cover.

7. White Cane Safety Day (October 15):
Read a book with a character that has a disability or injury, or a book where a character is involved in public safety (police officer, firefighter, etc.)

8. Wear Something Gaudy Day (October 17):
Read a book with a character who is obsessed with (or at least very interested in) clothing or fashion, or a book with a brightly colored cover.

9. Halloween (October 31):
Read a paranormal romance, or a book with a character that is hiding something, or is not as he/she appears to be.

10. Reader's Choice:


message 43: by Cathy (new)

Cathy Galloway | 619 comments I'm in for 10. I'll be back with my list.


message 44: by Erin (last edited Sep 27, 2012 03:30PM) (new)

Erin (Erin-B) | 790 comments I'm in. Not sure how many I'll have time for, but here's a tentative list.

RRRC October Monthly Reading Challenge:

Read: 0/?

1. O is for October: Obsidian by Laurann Dohner
2. Happy Birthday Emily: Wild Cat by Jennifer Ashley
3. Geography - Maine: Sea Lord by Virginia Kantra
4. Mad Hatter Day: Master of Darkness by Angela Knight
5. National Angel Food Cake Day: Archangel's Storm by Nalini Singh
6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day: Delusion in Death by J.D. Robb
7. White Cane Safety Day: To Die For by Linda Howard
8. Wear Something Gaudy Day: Hard Mated by Jennifer Ashley
9. Halloween: The Lady is a Vamp by Lynsay Sands
10. Reader's Choice: Immortal Sea by Virginia Kantra

Obsidian (New Species, #8) by Laurann Dohner Wild Cat (Shifters Unbound, #3) by Jennifer Ashley Sea Lord (Children of the Sea, #3) by Virginia Kantra Master of Darkness by Angela Knight Archangel's Storm (Guild Hunter, #5) by Nalini Singh Delusion in Death (In Death, #35) by J.D. Robb To Die For (Blair Mallory, #1) by Linda Howard Hard Mated (Shifters Unbound, #3.5) by Jennifer Ashley The Lady is a Vamp (Argeneau, #17) by Lynsay Sands Immortal Sea (Children of the Sea, #4) by Virginia Kantra


message 45: by Liza (new)

Liza (Lizabangston) Progress: 0/8

1."O" is for October: Once Bitten

3.Geography:Blind Her with Bliss

4.Mad Hatter Day: Stone Cold Charade

5.National Angel Food Cake Day: Her Dark Angel

7.White Cane Safety Day: The New Deputy in Town

8.Wear Something Gaudy Day:Spying in High Heels

9.Halloween:The Ghost Hunter

10.Reader's Choice:Bootscootin' Blahniks


message 46: by Michelle (new)

Michelle (Michelle_Mc) | 670 comments I'm in, will post later :)


message 47: by Wan (new)

Wan  (WanWaddell) | 2081 comments In for 3 may be more.

October Monthly Challenge ~ 2012
Duration October 1 ~ October 31
0/3 Read



message 48: by Nicola (new)

Nicola | 644 comments I'll give it a go. September was not so successful, so I will go for 5 this month. Fingers crossed!


message 49: by ~Melissa~ (last edited Oct 27, 2012 10:03PM) (new)

~Melissa~ | 1617 comments October Monthly Challenge
10/1 > 10/31/2012
5/5 read




5. National Angel Food Cake Day (October 10): Archangel's Storm 10/27/2. 4.5/5♥
7. White Cane Safety Day (October 15): Law Man 10/1/12 5/5♥
8. Wear Something Gaudy Day (October 17): Nothing But Trouble 10/6/12 4.5/5♥
9. Halloween (October 31): Read a paranormal romance Ghost Shadow 10/4/12 3/5♥
10. Reader's Choice: Mind Game 10/15/12 4.5/5♥

Law Man (Dream Man, #3) by Kristen Ashley Nothing But Trouble (Chinooks Hockey Team, #5) by Rachel Gibson Ghost Shadow (Bone Island Trilogy, #1) by Heather Graham Mind Game (GhostWalkers, #2) by Christine Feehan Archangel's Storm (Guild Hunter, #5) by Nalini Singh


message 50: by Sarah - Exploring All Genres (last edited Oct 16, 2012 12:29PM) (new)

Sarah - Exploring All Genres | 1 comments I'm going to start with 3 and work my way up to more if I have the time. However I'm going to list all 10 just to make it easier on myself should I have the time.

1/3 Read

1. “O" is for October:

2. Happy Birthday!: The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

3. Geography: This will be a Stephen King novel, not sure which one yet.

4. Mad Hatter Day (October 6): Colton: Rodeo Cowboy by C.J Carmichael 10/3

5. National Angel Food Cake Day (October 10):

6. Take Your Teddy Bear to Work Day (October 11):

7. White Cane Safety Day (October 15):

8. Wear Something Gaudy Day (October 17): The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

9. Halloween (October 31): Grave Witch by Kalayna Price

10. Reader's Choice:


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