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Dawn (Kat N Hat) (KatNHat) The next few months have quite a few holidays in them, some more consuming than others.
Below are listed 8 holidays.

Dates: November 16th to February 15th
Options:
Read the holidays - Read a book to spell out the holidays, you can use title, author, series, main character names. (You can omit the word “day” from the holidays to make it shorter)
Holiday themes - Read a book for each of the 5 requirements to claim the holiday.
*Each book can be used only once.

Pick your level by picking the holidays you want to read, anything from 2 to all 8.

Thanksgiving
1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for.
2. Read a book where a big family dinner is served.
3. Read a book set in the US or Canada.
4. Read a book with a historical setting.
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot.

Day of the Dead
1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America.
2. Read a book where a death plays a part in the plot.
3. Read a book where a cemetery or church is visited.
4. Read a book with a flower on the cover.
5. Read a book with a voyage.

Chanukah
1. Read a book that is part of a series with at least 8 books.
2. Read a book with a light on the cover.
3. Read a book with a door on the cover.
4. Read a book where something significant happens at sundown/twilight.
5. Read a book with a blue or white cover.

Kwanzaa
1. Read a book set in Africa.
2. Read a book with a dress on the cover.
3. Read a book about a different community or culture from your own.
4. Read a book from a series that has 7 books published.
5. Read a book with a red, black or green cover.

Christmas
1. Read a book with a tree on the cover, pine or otherwise.
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point.
3. Read a book by an author with at least 25 published works.
4. Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. Any spelling.
5. Read a book with a mostly red or green cover.

Boxing Day
1. Read a book you got as a gift, or free.
2. Read the leftovers, being the last book in a series, or at least the last one published.
3. Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name. Any Spelling.
4. Read a book where there is a hunt of some sort.
5. Read a book with a black cover.

New Year’s Day
1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking.
2. Read a book in a new to you series.
3. Read a book by a new to you author.
4. Read a book published in the last 12 months.
5. Read a book where a baby is born.

Valentine’s Day
1. Read a love story.
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover.
3. Read a book where a character has wings.
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts.
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover.


Dawn (Kat N Hat) (KatNHat) Participants:


message 4: by ★Meghan★ (last edited Feb 09, 2013 06:18AM) (new)

★Meghan★ (starinheaven) Thanksgiving:
1. New Moon 2/9/2013
2. The Iron King 11/25/2012
3. The Litigators 11/27/2012
4. The Kitchen House 11/16/2012
5. Twenties Girl 12/11/2012

Day of the Dead:
1.
2. Eragon 12/12/2012
3. Evernight 12/19/2012
4.
5. The Lightning Thief 2/5/2013

Chanukah:
1. Cast in Shadow 12/12/2012
2.
3.
4. The Lost Hero 1/23/2013
5. Oh. My. Gods. 1/6/2013

Kwanzaa:
1.
2. Starcrossed 1/2/2013
3.
4.
5. The Scorpio Races 1/31/2013

Christmas:
1. Unearthly 2/2/2013
2. Room 1/11/2013
3. Alphas 12/6/2012
4.
5.

Boxing Day:
1.
2.
3. 11/22/63 1/18/2013

New Year's Day
1.
2.
3. You Against Me 12/27/2012


message 5: by ~Leslie~ (last edited Dec 11, 2012 09:52AM) (new)

~Leslie~ (akareadingmachine) Duration: 11/16/12 - 2/15/13

9/20

Thanksgiving
Read a book by an author you are thankful for
Seduction in Death
11/18/12 **** stars

Read a book where a big family dinner is served

Read a book set in the US or Canada
A Quick Bite

Read a book with a historical setting
The Scarlet Lion
11/29/12 *****stars

Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot Dark Highland Fire 11/20/12 ****1/2 stars
Seduction in Death (In Death, #13) by J.D. Robb Dark Highland Fire (The MacInnes Werewolves Trilogy, #2) by Kendra Leigh Castle The Scarlet Lion (William Marshal, #3) by Elizabeth Chadwick

Christmas
Read a book with a tree on the cover

Read a book with a birthday as a plot point.

Read a book by an author with at least 25 published works.
Pride Mates 12/11/12 ***1/2 stars

Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name.
Conspiracy Game

Read a book with a mostly red or green cover.
The Reckoning
Pride Mates (Shifters Unbound, #1) by Jennifer Ashley

Boxing Day
Read a book you got as a gift, or free
Bait
11/24/12 ***stars

Read the the last book in a series
Lord's Fall

Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name. A Rogue's Proposal(Stephanie Laurens)

Read a book where there is a hunt of some sort
Kiss of Snow
11/23/12 ***** stars

Read a book with a black cover.
Touch the Dark
Kiss of Snow (Psy-Changeling, #10) by Nalini Singh Bait (Angler, #1) by Annie Nicholas

Valentine’s Day
Read a love story.
Only Yours
12/2/12 **** stars

Couple on the cover.

Character has wings.
Rapture
12/1/12 **** stars

Read a book you gave 5 hearts

Read a book with a chocolate colored cover.
Spider's Bite
11/25/12 ***** stars
Spider's Bite (Elemental Assassin, #1) by Jennifer Estep Only Yours (Fool's Gold, #5) by Susan Mallery Rapture (The Fallen Angels, #4) by J.R. Ward


message 6: by Hayley (last edited Jan 31, 2013 05:18PM) (new)

Hayley (Applesticker) TLC's Quaterly Holiday Challenge
Time Frame: 16.11.12 - 15.02.13
Level of Difficulty: 2 holidays
Completed: 2/2 holidays, 14/14 books
FINISHED!! :)

Christmas 9/9
C: Cassandra in The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton 23.12.12 ♥♥♥♥♥
H: Hunger Games, Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins 02.12.12 ♥♥♥♥♥
R: Robert Lacey &Danny Danziger, The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium 20.12.12 ♥♥♥♥
I: Inheritance by Christopher Paolini 24.01.13 ♥♥♥♥
S: Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay 03.12.12 ♥♥♥♥
T: Tough Customer by Sandra Brown 11.12.12 ♥♥♥♥
M: Melina Marchetta, Quintana of Charyn 17.11.12 ♥♥♥♥♥♥
A: Ally Carter, Only the Good Spy Young 31.12.12 ♥♥♥♥♥
S: Sandra Brown, The Crush 30.01.13 ♥♥♥♥

Boxing Day 5/5
1. Read a book you got as a gift: F is for Fugitive by Sue Grafton 27.12.12 ♥♥♥
2. Read the leftovers, being the last book in a series, or at least the last one published: Balthazar by Claudia Gray 29.11.12 ♥♥♥♥
3. Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name, any spelling: Stephen King, The Gunslinger 06.12.12 ♥♥
4. Read a book where there is a hunt of some sort: A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle 20.01.13 ♥♥♥♥
5. Read a book with a black cover: The Stillness of Time Travel by A.J. Maddicott 25.11.12 ♥♥♥♥
The Stillness of Time Travel (Benedict, #1) by A.J. Maddicott


message 7: by ~Melissa~ (last edited Dec 05, 2012 11:23AM) (new)

~Melissa~ | 1656 comments TLC ~ Quarterly Holiday Challenge
November 16th to February 15th


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Christmas

1. Read a book with a tree on the cover, pine or otherwise.
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point.
3. Read a book by an author with at least 25 published works.
4. Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. Any spelling.
5. Read a book with a mostly red or green cover.

Boxing Day
1. Read a book you got as a gift, or free.
2. Read the leftovers, being the last book in a series, or at least the last one published.
3. Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name. Any Spelling.
4. Read a book where there is a hunt of some sort.
5. Read a book with a black cover.

New Year’s Day
1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking.
2. Read a book in a new to you series.
3. Read a book by a new to you author.
4. Read a book published in the last 12 months.
5. Read a book where a baby is born.

Valentine’s Day
1. Read a love story.
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover.
3. Read a book where a character has wings.
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts.
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover.


message 8: by Ezinwanyi (last edited Feb 12, 2013 02:37PM) (new)

Ezinwanyi | 1868 comments THANKSGIVING:
Read 38 of 40


1. book by an author you are thankful for: From Dead to Worse (done 11/18)
2. book where a big family dinner is served: The Lady Most Willing...: A Novel in Three Parts (Done 1/17/2013)
3. book set in the US or Canada: Bad Moon Rising (done 11/16)
4. book with a historical setting: Emily's Chance (done 11/17)
5. book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot: Her Italian Aristocrat (Done 12/6)

From Dead to Worse (Sookie Stackhouse, #8) by Charlaine Harris-- The Lady Most Willing... A Novel in Three Parts by Julia Quinn Bad Moon Rising by Samantha M. Derr Emily's Chance (The Callahans of Texas, #2) by Sharon Gillenwater Her Italian Aristocrat by Louise Reynolds


DAY OF THE DEAD:
1. book set in Mexico (Cancun): Escape to Paradise (done 11/18)
2. book where a death plays a part in the plot: All Together Dead (done 11/17)
3. book where a cemetery or church is visited: Alice in Zombieland (done 11/27)
4. book with a flower on the cover: Dead in the Family (Done 12/27)
5. book with a voyage: The Edge of Never (Done 1/6/13)

Escape to Paradise by Pamela Yaye All Together Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #7) by Charlaine Harris Alice in Zombieland (The White Rabbit Chronicles, #1) by Gena Showalter Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10) by Charlaine Harris The Edge of Never by J.A. Redmerski

CHANUKAH:
1. book that is part of a series with at least 8 books: From Dead to Worse (done 11/18)
2. book with a light on the cover: Some Girls Bite (done 11/20)
3. book with a door on the cover: Spider’s Revenge (Done 12/21)
4. book where something significant happens at sundown/twilight: The Hunt (done 11/18)
5. book with a blue or white cover: A Kiss at Midnight (done 11/29)

From Dead to Worse (Sookie Stackhouse, #8) by Charlaine Harris Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, #1) by Chloe Neill Spider’s Revenge (Elemental Assassin, #5) by Jennifer Estep Web of Lies (Elemental Assassin, #2) by Jennifer Estep The Hunt (Laws of the Blood, Book 1) by Susan Sizemore A Kiss at Midnight (Fairy Tales, #1) by Eloisa James


KWANZAA:
1. book set in Africa (Nigeria): Blunted on Reality (Done 12/12)
2. book with a dress on the cover: Sweet Evil (Done 1/1/2013)
3. book about a different community or culture: Forbidden (done 11/18)
4. book from a series that has 7 books published : Outlander (Done 1/14/2013)
5. book with a red, black or green cover: All I Want for Christmas is a Vampire (Done 12/29)
Blunted on Reality by Chinedu Achebe Sweet Evil (The Sweet Trilogy, #1) by Wendy Higgins Forbidden (The World of Nightwalkers, #1) by Jacquelyn Frank Outlander (Outlander, #1) by Diana Gabaldon All I Want for Christmas is a Vampire (Love at Stake, #5) by Kerrelyn Sparks


CHRISTMAS:
1. book with a tree on the cover, pine or otherwise: It Happened One Autumn (Done 1/26)
2. book with a birthday as a plot point: The Bite Before Christmas (Done 12/7)
3. book by an author with at least 25 published works: Stormwalker (Done 1/6)
4. book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. (Christine): Nightbred (Done 12/18)
5. book with a mostly red cover: Tangled Threads (Done 12/7)

It Happened One Autumn (Wallflowers, #2) by Lisa Kleypas The Bite Before Christmas (Argeneau, #15.5; Night Huntress, #6.5) by Lynsay Sands Stormwalker (Stormwalker, #1) by Allyson James Nightbred (Lords of the Darkyn, #2) by Lynn Viehl Tangled Threads (Elemental Assassin, #4) by Jennifer Estep

BOXING DAY:
1. book you got as a gift, or free: Storm Front (Done 12/3)
2. Read the leftovers, being the last book in a series, or at least the last one published: Rogue Rider (Done 12/12)
3. book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name: Thoughtless by S.C. Stephens
4. book where there is a hunt of some sort: The Darkest Pleasure (Done 12/1)
5. book with a black cover: Gabriel's Inferno (Done 12/6)
Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher Rogue Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #4) by Larissa Ione Thoughtless (Thoughtless, #1) by S.C. Stephens The Darkest Pleasure (Lords of the Underworld, #3) by Gena Showalter Gabriel's Inferno (Gabriel's Inferno #1) by Sylvain Reynard


NEW YEAR’S DAY:
1. book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking: Dead, Undead, or Somewhere in Between (Done 1/10)
2. book in a new to you series: Hounded (Done 12/2)
3. book by a new to you author: The Valkyrie's Guardian (done 11/21)
4. book published in the last 12 months (Nov 2012): The Sea of Tranquility (Done 1/20/201)
5. book where a baby is born: Effortless
Dead, Undead, or Somewhere in Between (Rhiannon's Law, #1) by J.A. Saare Hounded (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #1) by Kevin Hearne The Valkyrie's Guardian by Moriah Densley The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay Effortless (Thoughtless, #2) by S.C. Stephens

VALENTINE’S DAY:
1. Read a love story: Easy (Done 12/11)
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover: Blood of the Wicked (Done 2/2)
3. Read a book where a character has wings: Angelfall (Done 1/3/2013)
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts: Wallbanger (Done 2/1/2013)
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover: The Next Accident. Lisa Gardner (Done 12/4)

Easy by Tammara Webber Tigers and Devils by Sean Kennedy Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1) by Susan Ee The Darkest Whisper (Lords of the Underworld, #4) by Gena Showalter The Next Accident. by Lisa Gardner


message 9: by Jenne (last edited Feb 06, 2013 07:39AM) (new)

Jenne  (JennetheInstigator) 18/20
Duration:11/16-2/15
Thanksgiving:
Read book by an author you are thankful for. Guilty Pleasures
Read a book where a big family dinner is served. Gunmetal Magic
Read a book set in the US or Canada. Club Mephisto
Read a book with a historical setting. The Shadowy Horses
Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot. Blood Wager

Day of the Dead
1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America.
2. Read a book where a death plays a part in the plot. Bloodlust
3. Read a book where a cemetery or church is visited. Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
. Read a book with a flower on the cover.
5. Read a book with a voyage. Passion Unleashed

New Year's Day:
1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking. Dead Undead or Somewhere In Between
2. Read a book in a new to you series. Darkness Dawns
3. Read a book by a new to you author. Bound to the Prince
4. Read a book published in the last 12 months. The Shattered Dark
5. Read a book where a baby is born. The Taker

Valentine's Day
1. Read a love story. Sought
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover. In His Arms
3. Read a book where a character has wings. Angelfall
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts. Magic Bleeds
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover. Trust In Me






Magic Bleeds (Kate Daniels, #4) by Ilona Andrews The Shattered Dark (Shadow Reader, #2) by Sandy Williams The Shadowy Horses by Susanna Kearsley Darkness Dawns (Immortal Guardians, #1) by Dianne Duvall Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet (Charley Davidson, #4) by Darynda Jones Trust in Me (Dark Erotica, #2) by Skye Warren Gunmetal Magic (Kate Daniels World, #1) by Ilona Andrews Club Mephisto (Club Mephisto #1) by Annabel Joseph Passion Unleashed (Demonica, #3) by Larissa Ione Dead, Undead, or Somewhere in Between (Rhiannon's Law, #1) by J.A. Saare Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1) by Susan Ee Blood Wager (Blood Destiny #1) by Connie Suttle Guilty Pleasures by Kitty Thomas Bound to the Prince (Elven Warrior Trilogy, #1) by Deborah Court In His Arms by Tina Donahue Bloodlust (Nightshade, #2) by Michelle Rowen The Taker (The Taker #1) by Alma Katsu Sought (Brides of the Kindred, #3) by Evangeline Anderson


message 10: by Cindy (last edited Nov 10, 2012 08:20PM) (new)

Cindy (cynx) | 406 comments ♦Holiday Challenge♦
Duration: 11.16.2012 - 2.15.2013
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description Thanksgiving
○An author you are thankful for:
○Big family dinner is served:
○Set in the US or Canada:
○Historical setting:
○Big shopping trip as part of the plot:

description Christmas
○Tree on the cover (pine or otherwise):
○Birthday as a plot point:
○Author published 25+:
○Any form of Chris:
○Mostly red or green cover:

description Valentine’s Day
○Love story:
○Couple on the cover:
○Character has wings:
○Rated 5 hearts:
○Chocolate colored cover:

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message 11: by Barb (last edited Jan 17, 2013 12:39PM) (new)

Barb | 576 comments I'm a sucker for spelling challenges, so I'm going to try to do my two favorite holidays.


QUARTERLY HOLIDAY CHALLENGE, 11/16 - 2/15/13
PROGRESS: 21/21


T - author Peter Tremayne - Absolution by Murder (Sister Fidelma series #1), finished 12/12
H - character Jack Hall - Safe at Home, by Richard Doster, finished 12/1
A - character Amadora Allesbury - Eight Girls Taking Pictures, by Whitney Otto, finished 11/23
N - character Nick McGregor - Lights Out Tonight (KEY News series #9), by Mary Jane Clark, finished 11/20
K - author Jon Krakauer - Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman, finished 12/1
S - The Shack, by William Paul Young, finished 11/17
G - The Gingerbread Bump-Off (Fresh Baked series #6), by Livia J. Washburn, finished 11/28
I - character Isobel Pullman - Wonder, by R.J. Palacio, finished 1/6
V - author Valerie Wolzien - Murder at the PTA Luncheon (Susan Henshaw series #1), finished 11/19
I - In Plain Sight (Ivy Malone series #2), by Lorena McCourtney, finished 1/13
N - A Night to Remember, by Walter Lord, finished 11/21
G - character Grover - The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson series #1), by Rick Riordan, finished 11/29

C - author Edie Claire - Never Buried (Leigh Koslow series #1), finished 12/3
H - author H.G. Wells - The Time Machine, finished 12/6
R - author Robert Dimery - 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, finished 12/11
I - Invasive Procedures, by Orson Scott Card, finished 1/15
S - character Sue Paterno - Paterno, by Joe Posnanski, finished 11/29
T - Thrillers: 100 Must Reads, by David Morrell and Hank Wagner, finished 12/2
M - author John D. MacDonald - Dress Her in Indigo (Travis McGee series #11), finished 12/6
A - At Home: A Short History of Private Life, by Bill Bryson, finished 11/23
S - character Shirley - Angels at the Table: A Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy Christmas Story, by Debbie Macomber, finished 12/18


The Shack by Wm. Paul Young  Murder at the PTA Luncheon (A Susan Henshaw Mystery, #1) by Valerie Wolzien  Lights Out Tonight (KEY News #9) by Mary Jane Clark  A Night to Remember by Walter Lord  Eight Girls Taking Pictures A Novel by Whitney Otto  At Home A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson  The Gingerbread Bump-Off (A Fresh-Baked Mystery, #6) by Livia J. Washburn  Paterno by Joe Posnanski  The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) by Rick Riordan

Safe at Home A Novel by Richard Doster  Where Men Win Glory The Odyssey of Pat Tillman by Jon Krakauer  Thrillers 100 Must Reads by David Morrell  Never Buried (Leigh Koslow Mystery, #1) by Edie Claire  The Time Machine by H.G. Wells  Dress Her in Indigo by John D. MacDonald  1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die by Robert Dimery  Absolution by Murder (Sister Fidelma, #1) by Peter Tremayne  Angels at the Table A Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy Christmas Story by Debbie Macomber

Wonder by R.J. Palacio  In Plain Sight (Ivy Malone Mysteries, #2) by Lorena McCourtney  Invasive Procedures by Orson Scott Card


***** CHALLENGE COMPLETE 1/15/13 *****




message 12: by Lizz, Group Creator - Taking a Break (new)

Lizz | 3400 comments Mod
I will try this one


message 13: by Tina "IRead2Escape" (last edited Jan 13, 2013 06:51PM) (new)

Tina "IRead2Escape" (tinar1121) This one looks like a lot of fun!
November 16 - February 15
17/20 Completed

Thanksgiving (4/5)

1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for. ~ The Heartbreaker by Carly Phillips
2. Read a book where a big family dinner is served. ~ Rock Chick Regret by Kristen Ashley 1/9 (5 Stars)
3. Read a book set in the US or Canada. ~ Rocky Mountain Angel by Vivian Arend 1/10 (4 Stars)
4. Read a book with a historical setting. ~ Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas 1/13 (5 Stars)
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot. ~ All He Ever Needed by Shannon Stacey 12/31 (4 Stars)

Rocky Mountain Angel (Six Pack Ranch, #4) by Vivian Arend Devil in Winter (Wallflowers, #3) by Lisa Kleypas All He Ever Needed (Kowalski Family, #4) by Shannon Stacey The Heartbreaker (Chandler Brothers, #3) by Carly Phillips Rock Chick Regret (Rock Chick, #7) by Kristen Ashley

Christmas (4/5)

1. Read a book with a tree on the cover, pine or otherwise. ~ Ask Her at Christmas by Christi Barth 11/28 (3 Stars)
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point. ~ The Playboy by Carly Phillips 1/6 (4 Stars)
3. Read a book by an author with at least 25 published works. ~ Virgin River by Robyn Carr
4. Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. Any spelling. ~ Jane's Gift by Karen Erickson 11/19 (4 Stars)
5. Read a book with a mostly red or green cover ~ Rock Chick Reckoning by Kristen Ashley 12/4 (4 Stars)

Ask Her at Christmas by Christi Barth Jane's Gift by Karen Erickson Rock Chick Reckoning (Rock Chick, #6) by Kristen Ashley Virgin River (Virgin River, #1) by Robyn Carr The Playboy (Chandler Brothers, #2) by Carly Phillips

New Year’s Day (5/5)

1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking. ~ Seduce Me by Carly Phillips 1/11 (3 Stars)
2. Read a book in a new to you series. ~ Knight by Kristen Ashley 1/12 (5 Stars)
3. Read a book by a new to you author. ~ Abigail And Mistletoe by Karen Rose Smith 11/22 (4 Stars)
4. Read a book published in the last 12 months. ~ The Last Boyfriend by Nora Roberts 12/8 (4 Stars)
5. Read a book where a baby is born. ~ The Best Thing by Jaci Burton 11/28 (5 Stars)

Knight (Unfinished Hero, #1) by Kristen Ashley Abigail And Mistletoe by Karen Rose Smith The Last Boyfriend (Inn BoonsBoro, #2) by Nora Roberts The Best Thing (Kent Brothers, #3) by Jaci Burton Seduce Me by Carly Phillips

Valentine’s Day (4/5)

1. Read a love story. ~ All She Wants For Christmas by Jaci Burton 11/29 (4 Stars)
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover. ~ A Rare Gift by Jaci Burton 12/1 (5 Stars)
3. Read a book where a character has wings. ~ The Darkest Surrender by Gena Showalter 12/26 (4 Stars)
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts. ~ Catch Me A Cowboy by Katie Lane 12/17 (5 Stars)
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover. ~ Creed by Kristen Ashley

All She Wants For Christmas (Kent Brothers, #1) by Jaci Burton A Rare Gift (Kent Brothers, #2) by Jaci Burton Catch Me A Cowboy (Deep in the Heart of Texas, #3) by Katie Lane The Darkest Surrender (Lords of the Underworld, #8) by Gena Showalter Creed (Unfinished Hero, #2) by Kristen Ashley


message 14: by Chaitra (last edited Mar 07, 2013 03:37PM) (new)

Chaitra (Chaitra_Ganesh) QUARTER HOLIDAY CHALLENGE

Duration: Nov 16, 2012 - Feb 15, 2013
Completed: 40/40


Thanksgiving

✔ 1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for. » Terry Pratchett.
Sourcery | Terry Pratchett ★★★ (11/29)

✔ 2. Read a book where a big family dinner is served » Ono, his daughters and their families.
An Artist of the Floating World | Kazuo Ishiguro ★★★★★ (12/29)

✔ 3. Read a book set in the US or Canada. » New York City.
Xs: An Allie Armington Mystery | Louise Gaylord ★ (11/23)

✔ 4. Read a book with a historical setting. » 1880s.
Beautiful Lies | Clare Clark ★ (11/19)

✔ 5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot.
Every Last One | Anna Quindlen ★★ (12/03)

Sourcery (Discworld, #5) by Terry Pratchett An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro XS An Allie Armington Mystery by Louise Gaylord Beautiful Lies by Clare Clark Every Last One by Anna Quindlen


Day of the Dead

✔ 1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America.
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus | Charles C. Mann ★★★ (01/26)

✔ 2. Read a book where a death plays a part in the plot. » Murder Mystery Book.
Scoop to Kill | Wendy Lyn Watson ★★★ (11/16)

✔ 3. Read a book where a cemetery or church is visited. » Ig meets Merrin in a church.
Horns | Joe Hill ★★★★ (11/28)

✔ 4. Read a book with a flower on the cover.
Old New York | Edith Wharton ★★★★ (02/28)

✔ 5. Read a book with a voyage. » Voyage through time in a time machine.
How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe | Charles Yu ★★★★ (11/30)

1491 New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann Scoop to Kill (A Mystery a La Mode, #2) by Wendy Lyn Watson Horns by Joe Hill Old New York by Edith Wharton How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu


Chanukah

✔ 1. Read a book that is part of a series with at least 8 books » Tea Shop Mysteries.
Death by Darjeeling | Laura Childs ★★ (11/30)

✔ 2. Read a book with a light on the cover.
Anansi Boys | Neil Gaiman ★★★★★ (11/24)

✔ 3. Read a book with a door on the cover.
The Elegance of the Hedgehog | Muriel Barbery ★ (11/28)

✔ 4. Read a book where something significant happens at sundown/twilight. » The inhabitants of the graveyard wake up.
The Graveyard Book | Neil Gaiman ★★★★ (11/26)

✔ 5. Read a book with a blue cover.
Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories | Sherman Alexie ★★★ (11/26)

Death by Darjeeling (A Tea Shop Mystery, #1) by Laura Childs Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman Blasphemy New and Selected Stories by Sherman Alexie


Kwanzaa

✔ 1. Read a book set in Africa » Set in Nigeria.
The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives: A Novel | Lola Shoneyin ★★★★ (02/25)

✔ 2. Read a book with a dress on the cover.
Ancient Light | John Banville ★★★ (12/16)

✔ 3. Read a book about a different community or culture from your own. » Catholic, Mexican, Native American.
Death Comes for the Archbishop | Willa Cather ★★★ (11/30)

✔ 4. Read a book from a series that has 7 books published » Lord Peter Wimsey.
Murder Must Advertise | Dorothy L. Sayers ★★★★ (12/25)

✔ 5. Read a book with a black cover.
Gone Girl | Gillian Flynn ★★ (11/28)

The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives A Novel by Lola Shoneyin Ancient Light by John Banville Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather Murder Must Advertise (A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery) by Dorothy L. Sayers Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn


Christmas

✔ 1. Read a book with a tree on the cover, pine or otherwise.
Snow | Orhan Pamuk ★ (12/28)

✔ 2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point » Preston's birthday is a turning point.
Flight Behavior | Barbara Kingsolver ★★★★★ (12/21)

✔ 3. Read a book by an author with at least 25 published works » GR shows 97 distinct works.
Timequake | Kurt Vonnegut ★★★ (11/26)

✔ 4. Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. Any spelling » The main protagonist is Christine.
The Plum Tree | Ellen Marie Wiseman ★★ (12/18)

✔ 5. Read a book with a mostly red or green cover.
The Zookeeper's Wife | Diane Ackerman ★★ (01/09)

Snow by Orhan Pamuk Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut The Plum Tree by Ellen Marie Wiseman The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman


Boxing Day

✔ 1. Read a book you got free » Advance Reader's Copy.
Lost Cat: A True Story of Love, Desperation, and GPS Technology | Caroline Paul ★★★ (11/29)

✔ 2. Read the leftovers, being the last book in a series, or at least the last one published.
Mockingjay | Suzanne Collins ★★ (12/07)

✔ 3. Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name. Any Spelling.
Christine | Stephen King ★★★ (01/21)

✔ 4. Read a book where there is a hunt of some sort. » The Games.
Catching Fire | Suzanne Collins ★★★ (11/26)

✔ 5. Read a book with a black cover.
Night, Dawn, the Accident: A Trilogy | Elie Wiesel ★★★★★ (12/22)

Lost Cat A True Story of Love, Desperation, and GPS Technology by Caroline Paul Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3) by Suzanne Collins Christine by Stephen King Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2) by Suzanne Collins Night, Dawn, the Accident A Trilogy by Elie Wiesel


New Year’s Day

✔ 1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking.
Silent House | Orhan Pamuk ★ (01/04)

✔ 2. Read a book in a new to you series. » Allie Armington Series.
Anacacho, An Allie Armington Mystery | Louise Gaylord ★ (11/16)

✔ 3. Read a book by a new to you author. » Philip Roth.
Portnoy's Complaint | Philip Roth ★ (11/25)

✔ 4. Read a book published in the last 12 months.
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore | Robin Sloan ★★ (12/12)

✔ 5. Read a book where a baby is born. » One of the main characters, Gwen, has a baby.
Telegraph Avenue | Michael Chabon ★★★★ (11/17)

Silent House by Orhan Pamuk Anacacho, An Allie Armington Mystery by Louise Gaylord Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon


Valentine’s Day

✔ 1. Read a love story.
A Midsummers Night's Dream | William Shakespeare ★★★★★ (12/14)

✔ 2. Read a book with a couple on the cover.
The Republic of Love | Carol Shields ★ (02/11)

✔ 3. Read a book where a character has wings. » Crowley & Aziraphale both have wings, as they're angels.
Good Omens | Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett ★★★★★ (11/29)

✔ 4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts. » Star system, 5 stars.
Kafka on the Shore | Haruki Murakami ★★★★★ (11/24)

✔ 5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover.
The Moor's Last Sigh | Salman Rushdie ★★★★ (02/26)

A Midsummers Night's Dream (Barnes & Noble Shakespeare) by William Shakespeare The Republic of Love by Carol Shields Good Omens by Terry Pratchett Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami The Moor's Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie


*** Completed (02/28) ***


message 15: by Lizz, Group Creator - Taking a Break (new)

Lizz | 3400 comments Mod
Welcome to the challenge Marie


message 16: by Nikita (last edited Dec 02, 2012 04:29PM) (new)

Nikita The lost Challenges - Quarterly/Semi-Annual
~ Quarterly Holiday Challenge ~

Duration: November 16, 2012 - February 15, 2013

10/40 completed

Thanksgiving
1/5 Read

1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for.
2. Read a book where a big family dinner is served.
3. Set in US: Glutton For Pleasure by Alisha Rai 20/11 ★★★
4. Read a book with a historical setting.
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot.

Glutton for Pleasure by Alisha Rai

Day of the Dead
1/5 Read

1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America. 
2. Death plays a part in the plot: The Heart Of A Killer by Jaci Burton  2/11 ★★★
3. Read a book where a cemetery or church is visited. 
4. Read a book with a flower on the cover. 
5. Read a book with a voyage. 

The Heart of a Killer (The Killer, #1) by Jaci Burton

Chanukah
2/5 Read

1. Series with at least 8 books: Harmony's Way by Lora Leigh 30/11 ★★★
2. Read a book with a light on the cover.
3. Read a book with a door on the cover.
4. Read a book where something significant happens at sundown/twilight.
5. Blue cover: Crossed by Ally Condie 26/11 ★★

Harmony's Way (Breeds, #8) by Lora Leigh Crossed (Matched, #2) by Ally Condie

Kwanzaa
2/5 completed

1. Read a book set in Africa.
2. Read a book with a dress on the cover.
3. Different community: Matched by Ally Condie 20/11 ★★★
4. Series that has 7 books published: Moonlight Cove by Sherryl Woods 25/11 ★★★
5. Read a book with a red, black or green cover.

Matched (Matched, #1) by Ally Condie Moonlight Cove (Chesapeake Shores, #6) by Sherryl Woods

Christmas
1/5 Read

1. Read a book with a tree on the cover, pine or otherwise.
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point.
3. Author with 25 published works: Falling For Rachel by Nora Roberts 27/11 ★★★
4. Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. Any spelling.
5. Read a book with a mostly red or green cover.

Falling for Rachel (The Stanislaskis, #3) by Nora Roberts

Boxing Day
2/5 completed

1. Free book: Reckless For Cowboy by Daire St. Denis 23/11 ★★★
2. Last book in a series: The Fall Of Shane MacKade by Nora Roberts 29/11 ★★★★
3. Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name. Any Spelling.
4. Read a book where there is a hunt of some sort.
5. Read a book with a black cover.

Reckless for Cowboy (Stampede Sizzlers, #3) by Daire St. Denis The Fall of Shane MacKade (The MacKade Brothers, #4) by Nora Roberts

New Year’s Day
1/5 completed

1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking.
2. Read a book in a new to you series.
3. New to you author: The Christmas Knight by Michele Sinclair 30/11 ★★★
4. Read a book published in the last 12 months.
5. Read a book where a baby is born.

The Christmas Knight by Michele Sinclair

Valentine’s Day
0/5 completed

1. Read a love story.
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover.
3. Read a book where a character has wings.
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts.
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover.


message 17: by Candy (last edited Nov 13, 2012 12:32PM) (new)

Candy | 36 comments Quarterly Holiday Challenge

Nov 16, 2012 - Feb 15, 2013

Thanksgiving
1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for.
2. Read a book where a big family dinner is served.
3. Read a book set in the US or Canada.
4. Read a book with a historical setting.
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot.

Day of the Dead
1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America.
2. Read a book where a death plays a part in the plot.
3. Read a book where a cemetery or church is visited.
4. Read a book with a flower on the cover.
5. Read a book with a voyage.

Chanukah
1. Read a book that is part of a series with at least 8 books.
2. Read a book with a light on the cover.
3. Read a book with a door on the cover.
4. Read a book where something significant happens at sundown/twilight.
5. Read a book with a blue or white cover.

Kwanzaa
1. Read a book set in Africa.
2. Read a book with a dress on the cover.
3. Read a book about a different community or culture from your own.
4. Read a book from a series that has 7 books published.
5. Read a book with a red, black or green cover.

Christmas
1. Read a book with a tree on the cover, pine or otherwise.
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point.
3. Read a book by an author with at least 25 published works.
4. Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. Any spelling.
5. Read a book with a mostly red or green cover.

Boxing Day
1. Read a book you got as a gift, or free.
2. Read the leftovers, being the last book in a series, or at least the last one published.
3. Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name. Any Spelling.
4. Read a book where there is a hunt of some sort.
5. Read a book with a black cover.

New Year’s Day
1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking.
2. Read a book in a new to you series.
3. Read a book by a new to you author.
4. Read a book published in the last 12 months.
5. Read a book where a baby is born.

Valentine’s Day
1. Read a love story.
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover.
3. Read a book where a character has wings.
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts.
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover.


message 18: by Allison Ann (new)

Allison Ann Can't resist a spelling challenge.

QUARTERLY HOLIDAY CHALLENGE
November 16, 2012 - February 15, 2013
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message 19: by Barbara ★ (last edited Mar 02, 2013 10:31AM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 1755 comments Duration: November 16 - February 15, 2013

READ: 39/40

Thanksgiving
✔1. Hot Ice - Nora Roberts 1/16
✔2. Taking a Shot - Jaci Burton (weekly family dinner) 1/19
✔3. Shadows in the Darkness - Elaine Cunningham (Rhode Island) 12/26
✔4. Mystic Warrior - Patricia Rice (1790s France) 11/20
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot.
Hot Ice by Nora Roberts Taking a Shot (Play by Play, #3) by Jaci Burton Shadows in the Darkness (Changeling, #1) by Elaine Cunningham Mystic Warrior A Mystic Isle Novel by Patricia Rice

Day of the Dead COMPLETE!
✔1. In Golden Blood - Stephen Woodworth (Peru) 2/6
✔2. Celebrity in Death - J.D. Robb 11/28
✔3. Never Been Witched - Annette Blair (h&h visit cemetery) 11/16
✔4. Mum's the Word - Kate Collins (flowers on cover) 12/23
✔5. Hungry As The Sea - Wilbur Smith (salvage ship travels the world) 1/27
In Golden Blood by Stephen Woodworth Celebrity in Death (In Death, #34) by J.D. Robb Never Been Witched (Triplet Witch Trilogy, #3) by Annette Blair Mum's the Word (Flower Shop Mysteries, #1) by Kate Collins Hungry As The Sea by Wilbur A. Smith

Chanukah COMPLETE!
✔1. Devil's Food Cake Murder - Joanne Fluke (#14) 11/19
✔2. In Harm's Way - Ridley Pearson (cars headlight) 12/29
✔3. Confessions of a Demon - Laurie Wright (door on cover) 11/28
✔4. Bad to the Bone - Jeri Smith-Ready (vampires come out to play at sundown/twilight) 11/21
✔5. Straight Talking - Jane Green (white cover)11/22
Devil's Food Cake Murder (Hannah Swensen, #14) by Joanne Fluke In Harm's Way (Walt Fleming, #4) by Ridley Pearson Confessions of a Demon (Allay, #1) by Laurie Susan Wright Bad to the Bone (WVMP Radio, #2) by Jeri Smith-Ready Straight Talking by Jane Green

Kwanzaa COMPLETE!
✔1. The Ape Who Guards the Balance - Elizabeth Peters (set in Egypt) 11/30
✔2. Something About You - Julie James (dress on the cover) 11/17
✔3. Them Bones - Carolyn Haines (set in MS) 12/30
✔4. Nevermore - James Patterson (#8) 11/19
✔5. Infamous - Sherrilyn Kenyon (green cover) 11/29
The Ape Who Guards the Balance (Amelia Peabody, #10) by Elizabeth Peters Something About You (FBI / US Attorney, #1) by Julie James Them Bones (Sarah Booth Delaney, #1) by Carolyn Haines Nevermore (Maximum Ride, #8) by James Patterson Infamous (Chronicles of Nick, #3) by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Christmas COMPLETE!
✔1. Shoot to Thrill - Nina Bruhns 11/25
✔2. Now or Never - Michele Bardsley (all hell breaks loose on heroine's bday) 2/11
✔3. The Darkest Lie - Gena Showalter 12/2
✔4. Storm of Shadows - Christina Dodd 11/26
✔5. Masque of the Red Death - Bethany Griffin 12/6
Shoot to Thrill (Passion For Danger, #1) by Nina Bruhns Now or Never (Wizards of Nevermore, #2) by Michele Bardsley The Darkest Lie (Lords of the Underworld, #6) by Gena Showalter Storm of Shadows (The Chosen Ones, #2) by Christina Dodd Masque of the Red Death (Masque of the Red Death, #1) by Bethany Griffin

Boxing Day COMPLETE
✔1. Saga, Volume 1 - Brian Vaughan (from library) 11/22
✔2. Ten Things I Love About You - Julia Quinn 12/13
✔3. The Wheat Field - Steve Thayer 12/27
✔4. Dark Paradise - Tami Hoag (villain hunts tigers) 12/31
✔5. Immortal Rider - Larissa Ione (black cover) 2/33
Saga, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan Ten Things I Love About You (Bevelstoke, #3) by Julia Quinn The Wheat Field by Steve Thayer Dark Paradise by Tami Hoag Immortal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #2) by Larissa Ione

New Year’s Day COMPLETE!
✔1. The Big Over Easy - Jasper Fforde (someone drinking) 1/8
✔2. Chasing Midnight - Susan Krinard 11/24
✔3. Ella Enchanted - Gail Levine (new author) 11/17
✔4. I Kissed a Dog - Carol Van Atta (published 10/2012) 12/6
✔5. First Lord's Fury - Jim Butcher (baby born) 12/18
The Big Over Easy (Nursery Crime, #1) by Jasper Fforde Chasing Midnight (Vampire/Werewolf Trilogy, #1) by Susan Krinard Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine I Kissed a Dog (Werewolves of the West, #1) by Carol Van Atta First Lord's Fury (Codex Alera, #6) by Jim Butcher

Valentine’s Day COMPLETE
✔1. Always Look Twice - Geralyn Dawson (romance) 12/18
✔2. Kiss Me Deadly - Michele Hauf (couple on the cover.) 11/18
✔3. Kiss of Pride - Sandra Hill (hero is an angel) 12/11
✔4. Master of Fire - Angela Knight 12/9
✔5. Magic Lessons - Justine Larbalestier (chocolate colored cover) 1/24
Always Look Twice (Callahan Brothers, #3) by Geralyn Dawson Kiss Me Deadly (Bewitch the Dark, #2) by Michele Hauf Kiss of Pride (Deadly Angels, #1) by Sandra Hill Master of Fire (Mageverse, #6) by Angela Knight Magic Lessons (Magic or Madness, #2) by Justine Larbalestier


message 20: by Juana "Darkness" (last edited Nov 16, 2012 01:52PM) (new)

Juana "Darkness" Duran | 146 comments I'm in for all 8 categories. Sound fun. I'll post as I go along.


Quarterly Holiday Challenge
Duration: November 16, 2012- Feb. 15, 2013

Thanksgiving

1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for.
2. Happy Ever After by Nora Roberts 11/16/12
3. Read a book set in the US or Canada.
4. Read a book with a historical setting.
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot.

Happy Ever After (Bride Quartet, #4) by Nora Roberts

Day of the Dead

1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America.
2. Read a book where a death plays a part in the plot.
3. Read a book where a cemetery or church is visited.
4. Read a book with a flower on the cover.
5. Read a book with a voyage.

Chanukah

1. Read a book that is part of a series with at least 8 books.
2. Read a book with a light on the cover.
3. Read a book with a door on the cover.
4. Read a book where something significant happens at sundown/twilight.
5. Read a book with a blue or white cover.

Kwanzaa

1. Read a book set in Africa.
2. Read a book with a dress on the cover.
3. Read a book about a different community or culture from your own.
4. Read a book from a series that has 7 books published.
5. Read a book with a red, black or green cover.

Christmas

1. Read a book with a tree on the cover, pine or otherwise.
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point.
3. Read a book by an author with at least 25 published works.
4. Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. Any spelling.
5. Read a book with a mostly red or green cover.

Boxing Day

1. Read a book you got as a gift, or free.
2. Read the leftovers, being the last book in a series, or at least the last one published.
3. Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name. Any Spelling.
4. Read a book where there is a hunt of some sort.
5. Read a book with a black cover.

New Year’s Day

1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking.
2. Read a book in a new to you series.
3. Read a book by a new to you author.
4. Read a book published in the last 12 months.
5. Read a book where a baby is born.

Valentine’s Day

1. Read a love story.
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover.
3. Read a book where a character has wings.
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts.
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover.


message 21: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 21 comments Holiday Challlenge
Duration: 11/15/12 - 2/15/13
Option:Holiday Themes
Holidays Read: 0
Updated: 11/13/12


Let's Celebrate!

Thanksgiving
1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for.
2. Read a book where a big family dinner is served.
3. Read a book set in the US or Canada.
4. Read a book with a historical setting.
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot.

Day of the Dead
1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America.
2. Read a book where a death plays a part in the plot.
3. Read a book where a cemetery or church is visited.
4. Read a book with a flower on the cover.
5. Read a book with a voyage.

Chanukah
1. Read a book that is part of a series with at least 8 books.
2. Read a book with a light on the cover.
3. Read a book with a door on the cover.
4. Read a book where something significant happens at sundown/twilight.
5. Read a book with a blue or white cover.

Kwanzaa
1. Read a book set in Africa.
2. Read a book with a dress on the cover.
3. Read a book about a different community or culture from your own.
4. Read a book from a series that has 7 books published.
5. Read a book with a red, black or green cover.

Christmas
1. Read a book with a tree on the cover, pine or otherwise.
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point.
3. Read a book by an author with at least 25 published works.
4. Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. Any spelling.
5. Read a book with a mostly red or green cover.

Boxing Day
1. Read a book you got as a gift, or free.
2. Read the leftovers, being the last book in a series, or at least the last one published.
3. Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name. Any Spelling.
4. Read a book where there is a hunt of some sort.
5. Read a book with a black cover.

New Year’s Day
1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking.
2. Read a book in a new to you series.
3. Read a book by a new to you author.
4. Read a book published in the last 12 months.
5. Read a book where a baby is born.

Valentine’s Day
1. Read a love story.
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover.
3. Read a book where a character has wings.
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts.
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover.


message 22: by JenniferJ (last edited Feb 12, 2013 01:32PM) (new)

JenniferJ | 0 comments I'm Done! (Doin Happy Dance!)

Quarterly Holiday Challenge
Duration: November 16, 2012- Feb. 15, 2013
40/40


Thanksgiving


1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for.
Eaters: The Beginning by Michelle DePaepe (2/7/13)****
2. Read a book where a big family dinner is served.
Santa Wore Combat Boots by Barbara Witek (12/20/12)***
3. Read a book set in the US or Canada.
Time Off for Good Behavior by Lani Diane Rich(12/18/12)***
4. Read a book with a historical setting.
Errant by Diana Peterfreund(1/9/13)***
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot.
Fire and Ice by Karen Maneely (12/12/12)**


Day of the Dead

1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America.
The Doll by J.C. Martin (2/12/13)***
2. Read a book where a death plays a part in the plot.
Speed Dating with the Dead by Scott Nicholson (12/11/12)**
3. Read a book where a cemetery or church is visited.
Asking for Trouble by Sandra Byrd (1/9/13)****
4. Read a book with a flower on the cover.
Unbreak My Heart by Helen Scott Taylor (12/5/12)**
5. Read a book with a voyage.
paper airplane by Kersten L. Kelly (2/5/13)***


Chanukah

1. Read a book that is part of a series with at least 8 books.
Captive of My Desires by Johanna Lindsey (1/13/13)**
2. Read a book with a light on the cover.
Kirby Puckernut and the Christmas Surprise by Don Seegmiller (11/20/12)****
3. Read a book with a door on the cover.
Mississippi Cotton by Paul H. Yarbrough (1/21/13)****
4. Read a book where something significant happens at sundown/twilight.
A Shade of Vampire by Bella Forrest (1/28/13)*****
5. Read a book with a blue or white cover.
101 Tips for Traveling with a Vampire by Joleene Naylor (1/15/13)*

Kwanzaa

1. Read a book set in Africa.
The Magic Flyswatter: A Superhero Tale of Africa, Retold from the Mwindo Epic by Aaron Shepard (2/12/13)**
2. Read a book with a dress on the cover.
When Slumber Falls by S.D. Hintz (2/3/13)**
3. Read a book about a different community or culture from your own.
Zoe & Zak and the Ghost Leopard by Lars Guignard (1/22/13)***
4. Read a book from a series that has 7 books published.
Wild Thing by Dandi Daley Mackall (1/12/13)****
5. Read a book with a red, black or green cover.
Fifty Shades of Alice in Wonderland by Melinda DuChamp (1/7/13)***

Christmas

1. Read a book with a tree on the cover, pine or otherwise.
Emilie's Christmas Love by Joyce Lavene (12/27/12)****
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point.
A Chalice of Wind by Cate Tiernan (11/22/12)***
3. Read a book by an author with at least 25 published works.
When First They Met by Debbie Macomber (2/2/13)**
4. Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. Any spelling.
Married By Christmas by Scarlett Bailey (2/3/13)****
5. Read a book with a mostly red or green cover.
A New Tradition by Tonya Kappes (1/26/13)***

Boxing Day

1. Read a book you got as a gift, or free.
Lasso Me a Mom by Stephanie Jackson (2/3/13)*****
2. Read the leftovers, being the last book in a series, or at least the last one published.
No Exchanges, No Returns by Laurie Kellogg (2/4/13)****
3. Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name.
The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch---character has Stephen as part of their name. (11/17/12)*****
4. Read a book where there is a hunt of some sort.
Kept by Shawntelle Madison (11/22/12)****
5. Read a book with a black cover.
Supper: The Horror Short Story You've Been Craving by Carolyn McCray (1/4/13)***

New Year’s Day

1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking.
Shaken and Stirred by Sable Jordan (2/12/13)***
2. Read a book in a new to you series.
Rise of the Fallen by Donya Lynne (1/7/13)*****
3. Read a book by a new to you author.
Josey's Christmas Cookie by Sharon Kleve (12/18/12)***
4. Read a book published in the last 12 months.
Blood Winter by Diana Pharaoh Francis (1/5/13)****
5. Read a book where a baby is born.
His Devious Angel by Mimi Barbour (1/14/13)****

Valentine’s Day

1. Read a love story.
Cowboys And Angels by Cindy Stark (2/9/13)****
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover.
Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins (1/13/13)****
3. Read a book where a character has wings.
On the Wings of a Dove by N. M. Stephen (1/20/13)***
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts.
Hunk for the Holidays by Katie Lane (12/3/12)*****
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover.
Untimed by Andy Gavin (1/18/13)****


message 23: by Danielle (last edited Jan 25, 2013 10:16PM) (new)

Danielle (Bookaddict27) I am in! I think I will go with the themes.

Start Date: 16/10/2012
End Date: 15/02/2013
Books Read: 24/40

Thanksgiving
1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for.- This Side of the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
This Side of the Grave (Night Huntress, #5) by Jeaniene Frost
2. Read a book where a big family dinner is served.- Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices, #2) by Cassandra Clare
3. Read a book set in the US or Canada.- Hollowmen by Amanda Hocking
Hollowmen (The Hollows, #2) by Amanda Hocking
4. Read a book with a historical setting.- Viscount Breckenridge to the Rescue by Stephanie Laurens
Viscount Breckenridge to the Rescue (The Cynster Sisters Trilogy #1) by Stephanie Laurens
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot.- Nine Rules to Break when Romancing a Rake by Sarah Maclean
Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake (Love By Numbers #1) by Sarah MacLean

Day of the Dead
1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America.
2. Read a book where a death plays a part in the plot.- Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
3. Read a book where a cemetery or church is visited.- One Moment by Kristina McBride
One Moment by Kristina McBride
4. Read a book with a flower on the cover.
5. Read a book with a voyage.

Chanukah
1. Read a book that is part of a series with at least 8 books.
2. Read a book with a light on the cover.
3. Read a book with a door on the cover.
4. Read a book where something significant happens at sundown/twilight.
5. Read a book with a blue or white cover. Biting Cold by Chloe Neill
Biting Cold (Chicagoland Vampires, #6) by Chloe Neill

Kwanzaa
1. Read a book set in Africa.- The Path to Freedom by Lisa Pietsch
The Path to Freedom by Lisa Pietsch
2. Read a book with a dress on the cover.
3. Read a book about a different community or culture from your own.- Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) by Cassandra Clare
4. Read a book from a series that has 7 books published.- Spider's Bite by Jennifer Estep
Spider's Bite (Elemental Assassin, #1) by Jennifer Estep
5. Read a book with a red, black or green cover.

Christmas
1. Read a book with a tree on the cover, pine or otherwise.
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point.
3. Read a book by an author with at least 25 published works. A Quick Bite by Lynsay Sands
A Quick Bite (Argeneau, #1) by Lynsay Sands
4. Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. Any spelling. The Next Best thing by Kristin Higgins
The Next Best Thing by Kristan Higgins
5. Read a book with a mostly red or green cover.- The Spellmans Strike Again by Lisa Lutz
The Spellmans Strike Again (The Spellmans, #4) by Lisa Lutz

Boxing Day
1. Read a book you got as a gift, or free. -Scent of Magic by Maria V Snyder
Scent of Magic (Healer, #2) by Maria V. Snyder
2. Read the leftovers, being the last book in a series, or at least the last one published. -Spy Glass by Maria V Snyder
Spy Glass (Glass, #3) by Maria V. Snyder
3. Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name. Any Spelling.
4. Read a book where there is a hunt of some sort.- City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare
City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments #5) by Cassandra Clare
5. Read a book with a black cover.

New Year’s Day
1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking.
2. Read a book in a new to you series.- My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent
My Soul to Take (Soul Screamers, #1) by Rachel Vincent
3. Read a book by a new to you author. -Down to You by M. Leighton
Down to You (The Bad Boys, #1) by M. Leighton
4. Read a book published in the last 12 months. - Easy by Tammara Webber
Easy by Tammara Webber
5. Read a book where a baby is born.- Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry
Pushing the Limits (Pushing the Limits, #1) by Katie McGarry

Valentine’s Day
1. Read a love story.
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover. - Too Good to be True by Kristin Higgins
Too Good to Be True by Kristan Higgins
3. Read a book where a character has wings.- Alpha by Rachel Vincent
Alpha (Shifters, #6) by Rachel Vincent
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts.- Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost
Once Burned (Night Prince, #1) by Jeaniene Frost
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover.


message 24: by Camilla (last edited Feb 09, 2013 12:43PM) (new)

Camilla (Cyqua) Quarterly Holiday Challenge
16 November 2012 - 15 February 2013



Completed: 16/18 books - 3 holidays

Chanukah
C: Spellbound by Cate Tiernan 24/11/12 ♥♥♥
H: Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton 15/01/13 ♥♥♥
A: Awakening by Cate Tiernan 24/11/12 ♥♥♥
N: Notes from a Big Country by Bill Bryson 11/12/12 ♥♥♥♥
U:
K: Kazuko from The Girl Who Leapt Through Time by Yasutaka Tsutsui 20/12/12 ♥♥
A: Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce 10/12/12 ♥♥♥♥♥
H: Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson 26/01/13 ♥♥♥♥

Day of the Dead
1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America.
2. Read a book where a death plays a part in the plot.
In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce 15/12/12 ♥♥♥♥♥
(Alanna kills her arch-enemy)
3. Read a book where a cemetery or church is visited.
Dark Magick by Cate Tiernan 24/11/12 ♥♥♥
(The main couple have a showdown in a cemetery)
4. Read a book with a flower on the cover.
Pushing Up Bluebonnets by Leann Sweeney 17/11/12 ♥♥
5. Read a book with a voyage.
Regarding Ducks and Universes by Neve Maslakovic 25/01/12 ♥♥♥

Pushing Up Bluebonnets (A Yellow Rose Mystery, #5) by Leann Sweeney Book of Shadows (Sweep, #1) by Cate Tiernan In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce Regarding Ducks and Universes by Neve Maslakovic

New Year's Day
1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking.
Dark Lover by J.R. Ward 19/01/13 ♥♥♥♥
2. Read a book in a new to you series.
Book of Shadows by Cate Tiernan 23/11/12 ♥♥♥
(Wicca series)
3. Read a book by a new to you author.
Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews 14/12/12 ♥♥♥♥
4. Read a book published in the last 12 months.
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed 16/11/12 ♥♥♥½
5. Read a book where a baby is born.
The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx 11/01/13 ♥♥♥♥

Wild From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed Book of Shadows (Sweep, #1) by Cate Tiernan Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1) by Ilona Andrews The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #1) by J.R. Ward


message 25: by Suzanne (last edited Feb 18, 2013 05:40AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1123 comments The Lost Challenges
Quarterly Holiday Challenge
Duration:
11/16/2012 - 2/15/2013

Holiday themes - Read a book for each of the 5 requirements to claim the holiday.
*Each book can be used only once.


Progress: 40 out of 40

Thanksgiving
1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for:

Fair Game by Patricia Briggs
2. Read a book where a big family dinner is served:
Heart of a Desert Warrior by Lucy Monroe
3. Read a book set in the US or Canada:
The Alchemyst by Michael Scott
4. Read a book with a historical setting:
Thanksgiving by Janet Evanovich - Colonial Williamsburg
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot:
Hunting Ground by Patricia Briggs

Hunting Ground (Alpha & Omega, #2) by Patricia Briggs Thanksgiving by Janet Evanovich Heart of a Desert Warrior by Lucy Monroe Fair Game (Alpha & Omega, #3) by Patricia Briggs The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, #1) by Michael Scott

Day of the Dead
1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America:
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
2. Read a book where a death plays a part in the plot:
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
3. Read a book where a cemetery or church is visited:
Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
4. Read a book with a flower on the cover:
Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks
5. Read a book with a voyage:
The Call of the Wild by Jack London

Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer The Call of the Wild by Jack London Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks Dreams from My Father A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Chanukah
1. Read a book that is part of a series with at least 8 books:

Hostage to Pleasure by Nalini Singh
2. Read a book with a light on the cover:
Undone by Rachel Caine
3. Read a book with a door on the cover:
Blaze of Memory by Nalini Singh
4. Read a book where something significant happens at sundown/twilight:
Tempt Me at Twilight by Lisa Kleypas
5. Read a book with a blue or white cover:
Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously by Osho

Courage The Joy of Living Dangerously by Osho Hostage to Pleasure (Psy-Changeling, #5) by Nalini Singh Blaze of Memory (Psy-Changeling, #7) by Nalini Singh Undone (Outcast Season, #1) by Rachel Caine Tempt Me at Twilight (The Hathaways, #3) by Lisa Kleypas

Kwanzaa
1. Read a book set in Africa:

Zoo Story: Life in the Garden of Captives by Thomas French
2. Read a book with a dress on the cover:
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
3. Read a book about a different community or culture from your own:
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
4. Read a book from a series that has 7 books published:
Lover Revealed by J.R. Ward
5. Read a book with a red, black or green cover:
The Warlord Wants Forever by Kresley Cole

Lover Revealed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #4) by J.R. Ward Zoo Story Life in the Garden of Captives by Thomas French The Paris Wife by Paula McLain The Warlord Wants Forever (Immortals After Dark, #1) by Kresley Cole Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine, #1) by Ransom Riggs

Christmas
1. Read a book with a tree on the cover, pine or otherwise:
Branded by Fire by Nalini Singh
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point:
Fifty Shades Freed by E.L. James
3. Read a book by an author with at least 25 published works:
The Substitute Millionaire by Susan Mallery
4. Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. Any spelling:
Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James - *** - 1/3/2013
5. Read a book with a mostly red or green cover:
Seduce Me at Sunrise by Lisa Kleypas - ***** - 1/18/2013

The Substitute Millionaire by Susan Mallery Branded by Fire (Psy-Changeling, #6) by Nalini Singh Fifty Shades Darker (Fifty Shades, #2) by E.L. James Fifty Shades Freed (Fifty Shades, #3) by E.L. James Seduce Me at Sunrise (The Hathaways, #2) by Lisa Kleypas

Boxing Day
1. Read a book you got as a gift, or free:
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis
2. Read the leftovers, being the last book in a series, or at least the last one published:
Magic Slays by Ilona Andrews
3. Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name. Any Spelling:
The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer
4. Read a book where there is a hunt of some sort:
Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella
5. Read a book with a black cover:
Etched in Silver by Yasmine Galenorn

Magic Slays (Kate Daniels, #5) by Ilona Andrews The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner (Twilight, #3.5) by Stephenie Meyer Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella Moneyball The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis Etched in Silver (Otherworld, #0.5) by Yasmine Galenorn

New Year’s Day
1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking: Works in a Bar:
Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris - ***** - 1/22/2013
2. Read a book in a new to you series:
The Inn At Eagle Point by Sherryl Woods
3. Read a book by a new to you author:
Witchling by Yasmine Galenorn
4. Read a book published in the last 12 months:
I've Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella
5. Read a book where a baby is born:
Daytripper by Fábio Moon

The Inn At Eagle Point (Chesapeake Shores, #1) by Sherryl Woods I've Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella Witchling (Otherworld / Sisters of the Moon #1) by Yasmine Galenorn Dead and Gone (Sookie Stackhouse, #9) by Charlaine Harris Daytripper by Fábio Moon

Valentine’s Day
1. Read a Love Story:
Lover Unbound by J.R. Ward - *** - 2/6/2013
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover:
Magic Bleeds by Ilona Andrews
3. Read a book where a character has wings:
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts:
An Enchanted Season by Maggie Shayne
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover:
The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

Magic Bleeds (Kate Daniels, #4) by Ilona Andrews An Enchanted Season (Includes Psy-Changeling, #0.5; Murphy Sisters, #1) by Maggie Shayne Lover Unbound (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #5) by J.R. Ward Seraphina (Seraphina, #1) by Rachel Hartman The City of Ember (Book of Ember, #1) by Jeanne DuPrau


message 26: by Katya (last edited Nov 18, 2012 04:27AM) (new)

Katya The Lost Challenges ~ Quarterly Holiday Challenge
Duration: 11/16/2012 - 2/15/2013

Holiday themes - Read a book for each of the 5 requirements to claim the holiday.
*Each book can be used only once.

Completed: 0/40

Thanksgiving
1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for.
2. Read a book where a big family dinner is served.
3. Read a book set in the US or Canada.
4. Read a book with a historical setting.
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot.

Day of the Dead
1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America.
2. Read a book where a death plays a part in the plot.
3. Read a book where a cemetery or church is visited.
4. Read a book with a flower on the cover.
5. Read a book with a voyage.

Chanukah
1. Read a book that is part of a series with at least 8 books.
2. Read a book with a light on the cover.
3. Read a book with a door on the cover.
4. Read a book where something significant happens at sundown/twilight.
5. Read a book with a blue or white cover.

Kwanzaa
1. Read a book set in Africa.
2. Read a book with a dress on the cover.
3. Read a book about a different community or culture from your own.
4. Read a book from a series that has 7 books published.
5. Read a book with a red, black or green cover.

Christmas
1. Read a book with a tree on the cover, pine or otherwise.
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point.
3. Read a book by an author with at least 25 published works.
4. Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. Any spelling.
5. Read a book with a mostly red or green cover.

Boxing Day
1. Read a book you got as a gift, or free.
2. Read the leftovers, being the last book in a series, or at least the last one published.
3. Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name. Any Spelling.
4. Read a book where there is a hunt of some sort.
5. Read a book with a black cover.

New Year’s Day
1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking.
2. Read a book in a new to you series.
3. Read a book by a new to you author.
4. Read a book published in the last 12 months.
5. Read a book where a baby is born.

Valentine’s Day
1. Read a love story.
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover.
3. Read a book where a character has wings.
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts.
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover.


message 27: by Lindy (new)

Lindy (LindyLee) I am late as usual, but i have a book list I can go back to...Will do at least
Christmas
Valentines
Boxing
New Years maybe more


message 28: by Lizz, Group Creator - Taking a Break (new)

Lizz | 3400 comments Mod
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message 29: by Hasien (new)

Hasien Dates: November 16th to February 15th
Options:
Read the holidays - Read a book to spell out the holidays, you can use title, author, series, main character names. (You can omit the word “day” from the holidays to make it shorter)
Holiday themes - Read a book for each of the 5 requirements to claim the holiday.
*Each book can be used only once.

Pick your level by picking the holidays you want to read, anything from 2 to all 8.

Thanksgiving
1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for.
2. Read a book where a big family dinner is served.
3. Read a book set in the US or Canada.
4. Read a book with a historical setting.
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot.

Day of the Dead
1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America.
2. Read a book where a death plays a part in the plot.
3. Read a book where a cemetery or church is visited.
4. Read a book with a flower on the cover.
5. Read a book with a voyage.

Chanukah
1. Read a book that is part of a series with at least 8 books.
2. Read a book with a light on the cover.
3. Read a book with a door on the cover.
4. Read a book where something significant happens at sundown/twilight.
5. Read a book with a blue or white cover.

Kwanzaa
1. Read a book set in Africa.
2. Read a book with a dress on the cover.
3. Read a book about a different community or culture from your own.
4. Read a book from a series that has 7 books published.
5. Read a book with a red, black or green cover.

Christmas
1. Read a book with a tree on the cover, pine or otherwise.
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point.
3. Read a book by an author with at least 25 published works.
4. Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. Any spelling.
5. Read a book with a mostly red or green cover.

Boxing Day
1. Read a book you got as a gift, or free.
2. Read the leftovers, being the last book in a series, or at least the last one published.
3. Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name. Any Spelling.
4. Read a book where there is a hunt of some sort.
5. Read a book with a black cover.

New Year’s Day
1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking.
2. Read a book in a new to you series.
3. Read a book by a new to you author.
4. Read a book published in the last 12 months.
5. Read a book where a baby is born.

Valentine’s Day
1. Read a love story.
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover.
3. Read a book where a character has wings.
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts.
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover.


message 30: by Hina (last edited Dec 07, 2012 09:10AM) (new)

Hina (hinaj) | 500 comments 23/40 Completed


Thanksgiving
1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for.
2. Family Dinner -The Marriage Trap by Jennifer Probst. Completed 11/26/12 *** (3 Stars)
3. USA - Savor the Moment by Nora Roberts. Completed 11/17/12 **** (4 Stars).
4. Read a book with a historical setting.
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot.

Day of the Dead
1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America.
2. Death -Survivor In Death by J.D. Robb. Completed 11/28/12 ***** (5 Stars).
3. Cemetery Visited - Finally a Bride by Lisa Childs. Completed 11/25/12 **** (4 Stars)
4. Flower on Cover - Forever His Bride by Lisa Childs. Completed 11/24/12 **** (4 Stars).
5. Read a book with a voyage.

Chanukah
1. Read a book that is part of a series with at least 8 books.
2. Read a book with a light on the cover.
3. Read a book with a door on the cover.
4. Sundown/Twilight - Zane's Redemption by Tina Folsom. Completed 12/1/12 ***** (5 Stars)
5. White Cover - Happy Ever After by Nora Roberts. Completed 11/20/12 ***** (5 Stars).

Kwanzaa
1. Read a book set in Africa.
2. Dress on Cover - She's No Princess by Laura Lee Guhrke. Completed 12/6/12 ***** (5 Stars)
3. Read a book about a different community or culture from your own.
4. Part of 7 - Crazed Hearts by Shiloh Walker. Completed 11/17/12 *** (3 Stars).
5. Read a book with a red, black or green cover.

Christmas
1. Tree - The Prodigal's Christmas Reunion by Kathryn Springer. Completed 11/18/12 **** (4 Stars).
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point.
3. 25 Published Works - Once Upon a Thanksgiving by Holly Jacobs. Completed 12/5/12 *** (3 Stars)
4. Hero's Last Name: Christofides - In Christofides' Keeping by Abby Green. Completed 12/4/12 **** (4 Stars)
5. Green Cover - Mistletoe Mischief by Stacey Joy Netzel. Completed 12/1/12 **** (4 Stars)

Boxing Day
1. Free Book - Stuck with You by Trish Jensen. Completed 12/2/12 **** (4 Stars)
2. Last in a Series - A Tempting Engagement by Bronwyn Jameson. Completed 11/22/12 *** (3 Stars)
3. Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name. Any Spelling.
4. Hunt - Echoes at Dawn by Maya Banks. Completed 12/1/12 **** (4 Stars)
5. Read a book with a black cover.

New Year’s Day
1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking.
2. New Series - All of You by Dee Tenorio. Completed 11/29/12 *** (3 Stars)
3. New Author - One Night in Bangkok by Rhian Cahill. Completed 11/29/12 **** (4 Stars)
4. Recent Publication - The Dark God's Bride by Dahlia Lu. Completed 11/23/12 ***** (5 Stars).
5. Baby - Johnny's Pregnant Bride: The Brubaker Brides by Carolyn Zane. Completed 11/22/12 ***(3 Stars)

Valentine’s Day
1. Love Story - Yvette's Haven by Tina Folsom. Completed 11/26/12 ***** (5 Stars)
2. Couple on Cover - Keeping Her Baby's Secret by Raye Morgan. Completed 11/24/12 *** (3 Stars)
3. Read a book where a character has wings.
4. 5 Hearts - Gabriel's Mate by Tina Folsom. Completed 11/23/12 ***** (5 Stars)
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover.


message 31: by Lindy (new)

Lindy (LindyLee) If we do multiples of these, can we use the same book in more than one?


message 32: by Jennifer H (last edited Feb 12, 2013 07:54PM) (new)

Jennifer H | 3938 comments Holiday Challenge
Duration: 12/03-2/15

Christmas
C: Crimson City by Liz Maverick-12/24 ※※※※
H: The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale-12/17 ※※※※※
R: A Rogue by Any Other Name by Sarah MacLean-2/10 ※※※※※
I: I'd Tell You I Love You But Then I'd Have to Kill You by Ally Carter-2/1 ※※※※
S: Born of Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon 1/22 ※※※
T: Touch the Dark by Karen chance-2/12 ※※※
M: Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews-1/11 ※※※※
A: Veil of Midnight by Lara Adrian 1/24 ※※※※
S: The Sleeping Doll by Jeffery Deaver 2/8 ※※※※※

New Year's Day
N: Nightwalker by Jocelyn Drake-Finished: 12/02 ♬♬♬
E: Evermore by Alyson Noel-Finished: 1/17 ♬♬♬♬
W: Watchers by Dean Koontz-Finished: 12/10 ♬♬♬♬♬

Y:
E: Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich 1/17 ♬♬♬♬
A: Cloaked by Alex Flinn ♬♬♬♬
R:
S: Unholy Ghosts by Stacia Kane 1/11 ♬♬♬♬

Valentine's Day
✔1: Read a love story:Dragon Bound by Thea Harrison:1/20 ♡♡♡♡♡
✔2: Read a book with a couple on the cover: Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward-Finished:12/05 ♡♡ ½
✔3: Read a book where a character has wings: The Stupidest Angel A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror by Christopher Moore-Finished:12/2? ♡♡♡♡
✔4: Read a book you gave 5 hearts: The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale-Finished:12/17 ♡♡♡♡♡
✔5: Read a book with a chocolate colored cover:
Blindsighted (Grant County, #1) by Karin Slaughter by Karin Slaughter-Finished:1/1/13 ♡♡♡♡♡


message 33: by Lindy (new)

Lindy (LindyLee) Hina if you completed 20 challenges in 12 days, you did nothing but read for this one...lol


message 34: by Hina (new)

Hina (hinaj) | 500 comments Lindy wrote: "Hina if you completed 20 challenges in 12 days, you did nothing but read for this one...lol"

Actually I was trying to finish some of the series books I have left before end of the year and finish out some of the challenges and coincidentally most of the books ended up fitting this one so it was kind of easy.


message 35: by Dawn (Kat N Hat) (new)

Dawn (Kat N Hat) (KatNHat) Lindy wrote: "If we do multiples of these, can we use the same book in more than one?"

You can only use the book once in this challenge.


message 36: by Lindy (new)

Lindy (LindyLee) COUNT ME IN FOR ONLY ONE THEN


message 37: by Hina (new)

Hina (hinaj) | 500 comments Would this She's No Princess (Guilty, #4) by Laura Lee Guhrke for the Kwanzaa category for having a dress on the cover??


message 38: by Dawn (Kat N Hat) (new)

Dawn (Kat N Hat) (KatNHat) Hina wrote: "Would this She's No Princess (Guilty, #4) by Laura Lee Guhrke for the Kwanzaa category for having a dress on the cover??"

Looks like a dress to me.


message 39: by Lizz, Group Creator - Taking a Break (new)

Lizz | 3400 comments Mod
Dates: November 16th to February 15th
4/40

Thanksgiving
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3. Against the Wind 12/2
4. Grave Mercy 11/27
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Day of the Dead
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Chanukah
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5. Sea Change 12/4

Kwanzaa
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Christmas
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Boxing Day
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4. Dreamfever 11/28
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New Year’s Day
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Valentine’s Day
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Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1) by R.L. LaFevers Dreamfever (Fever, #4) by Karen Marie Moning Against the Wind (The Raines of Wind Canyon, #1) by Kat Martin Sea Change by Aimee Friedman


message 40: by Hina (last edited Dec 28, 2012 04:54PM) (new)

Hina (hinaj) | 500 comments 34/40 Completed


Thanksgiving
1. Author I am Thankful For - Quinn's Undying Rose by Tina Folsom. Completed 12/7/12 ***** (5 Stars)
2. Family Dinner -The Marriage Trap by Jennifer Probst. Completed 11/26/12 *** (3 Stars)
3. USA - Savor the Moment by Nora Roberts. Completed 11/17/12 **** (4 Stars).
4. Historical Setting - The Accidental Duchess by Jessica Benson. Completed 12/12/12 *** (3 Stars)
5. Makover Shopping - Seducing Cinderella by Gina Maxwell. Completed 12/7/12 ***** (5 Stars)

Day of the Dead
1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America.
2. Death -Survivor In Death by J.D. Robb. Completed 11/28/12 ***** (5 Stars).
3. Cemetery Visited - Finally a Bride by Lisa Childs. Completed 11/25/12 **** (4 Stars)
4. Flower on Cover - Forever His Bride by Lisa Childs. Completed 11/24/12 **** (4 Stars)
5. Voyage - Show Me The Ropes by Roz Lee. Completed 12/19/12 **** (4 Stars)

Chanukah
1. Min. Series of 8 - Boardroom Baby Surprise by Jackie Braun. Completed 12/11/12 *** (3 Stars)
2. Moonlight Cover - Ascension by Lauren Dane. Completed 12/13/12 **** (4 Stars)
3. Door On Cover - Killer Body by Elle James. Completed 12/28/12 ** (2 Stars)
4. Sundown/Twilight - Zane's Redemption by Tina Folsom. Completed 12/1/12 ***** (5 Stars)
5. White Cover - Happy Ever After by Nora Roberts. Completed 11/20/12 ***** (5 Stars).

Kwanzaa
1. Read a book set in Africa.
2. Dress on Cover - She's No Princess by Laura Lee Guhrke. Completed 12/6/12 ***** (5 Stars)
3. Different Culture - The Unexpected Bride by Debra Ullrick. Completed 12/20/12 **** (4 Stars)
4. Part of 7 - Crazed Hearts by Shiloh Walker. Completed 11/17/12 *** (3 Stars).
5. Red Cover - In The Groove by Pamela Britton. Completed 12/23/12 **** (4 Stars)

Christmas
1. Tree - The Prodigal's Christmas Reunion by Kathryn Springer. Completed 11/18/12 **** (4 Stars).
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point.
3. 25 Published Works - Once Upon a Thanksgiving by Holly Jacobs. Completed 12/5/12 *** (3 Stars)
4. Hero's Last Name: Christofides - In Christofides' Keeping by Abby Green. Completed 12/4/12 **** (4 Stars)
5. Green Cover - Mistletoe Mischief by Stacey Joy Netzel. Completed 12/1/12 **** (4 Stars)

Boxing Day
1. Free Book - Stuck with You by Trish Jensen. Completed 12/2/12 **** (4 Stars)
2. Last in a Series - A Tempting Engagement by Bronwyn Jameson. Completed 11/22/12 *** (3 Stars)
3. Author Stephen - Inspector Zhang Gets His Wish! by Stephen Leather. Completed 12/8/12 *** (3 Stars)
4. Hunt - Echoes at Dawn by Maya Banks. Completed 12/1/12 **** (4 Stars)
5. Read a book with a black cover.

New Year’s Day
1. Drink on the Cover - A Night of Living Dangerously by Jennie Lucas. Completed 12/18/12 ***** (5 Stars)
2. New Series - All of You by Dee Tenorio. Completed 11/29/12 *** (3 Stars)
3. New Author - One Night in Bangkok by Rhian Cahill. Completed 11/29/12 **** (4 Stars)
4. Recent Publication - The Dark God's Bride by Dahlia Lu. Completed 11/23/12 ***** (5 Stars).
5. Baby - Johnny's Pregnant Bride: The Brubaker Brides by Carolyn Zane. Completed 11/22/12 ***(3 Stars)

Valentine’s Day
1. Love Story - Yvette's Haven by Tina Folsom. Completed 11/26/12 ***** (5 Stars)
2. Couple on Cover - Keeping Her Baby's Secret by Raye Morgan. Completed 11/24/12 *** (3 Stars)
3. Read a book where a character has wings.
4. 5 Hearts - Gabriel's Mate by Tina Folsom. Completed 11/23/12 ***** (5 Stars)
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover.


message 41: by Laurie (new)

Laurie Martin I'll try this one and will post later.


message 42: by ~Leslie~ (new)

~Leslie~ (akareadingmachine) Updated Post #5

9/20


message 43: by Ezinwanyi (new)

Ezinwanyi | 1868 comments updated Post 8
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message 44: by Melissa (ladybug) (last edited Feb 11, 2013 02:55PM) (new)

Melissa (ladybug) (LadybugsDoodles) | 70 comments Holiday Challenge
Duration: 11/16-2/15

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message 45: by Dawn (Kat N Hat) (new)

Dawn (Kat N Hat) (KatNHat) One down!

Thanksgiving
1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for.
Instant Attraction, Jill Shalvis 1/2/13
2. Read a book where a big family dinner is served.
Rogue Rider, Larissa Ione 12/8/12 ★★★★
3. Read a book set in the US or Canada.
Instant Gratification, Jill Shalvis 1/6/13
4. Read a book with a historical setting.
To Tame A Highland Warrior, Karen Marie Moning 12/25/12 ★★★★★
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot.
Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet, Darynda Jones 1/5/13



Tina "IRead2Escape" (tinar1121) Updated Message #13

17/30


message 47: by Barb (new)

Barb | 576 comments Finished!


I'm a sucker for spelling challenges, so I'm going to try to do my two favorite holidays.

QUARTERLY HOLIDAY CHALLENGE, 11/16 - 2/15/13
PROGRESS: 21/21


T - author Peter Tremayne - Absolution by Murder (Sister Fidelma series #1), finished 12/12
H - character Jack Hall - Safe at Home, by Richard Doster, finished 12/1
A - character Amadora Allesbury - Eight Girls Taking Pictures, by Whitney Otto, finished 11/23
N - character Nick McGregor - Lights Out Tonight (KEY News series #9), by Mary Jane Clark, finished 11/20
K - author Jon Krakauer - Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman, finished 12/1
S - The Shack, by William Paul Young, finished 11/17
G - The Gingerbread Bump-Off (Fresh Baked series #6), by Livia J. Washburn, finished 11/28
I - character Isobel Pullman - Wonder, by R.J. Palacio, finished 1/6
V - author Valerie Wolzien - Murder at the PTA Luncheon (Susan Henshaw series #1), finished 11/19
I - In Plain Sight (Ivy Malone series #2), by Lorena McCourtney, finished 1/13
N - A Night to Remember, by Walter Lord, finished 11/21
G - character Grover - The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson series #1), by Rick Riordan, finished 11/29

C - author Edie Claire - Never Buried (Leigh Koslow series #1), finished 12/3
H - author H.G. Wells - The Time Machine, finished 12/6
R - author Robert Dimery - 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, finished 12/11
I - Invasive Procedures, by Orson Scott Card, finished 1/15
S - character Sue Paterno - Paterno, by Joe Posnanski, finished 11/29
T - Thrillers: 100 Must Reads, by David Morrell and Hank Wagner, finished 12/2
M - author John D. MacDonald - Dress Her in Indigo (Travis McGee series #11), finished 12/6
A - At Home: A Short History of Private Life, by Bill Bryson, finished 11/23
S - character Shirley - Angels at the Table: A Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy Christmas Story, by Debbie Macomber, finished 12/18


The Shack by Wm. Paul Young  Murder at the PTA Luncheon (A Susan Henshaw Mystery, #1) by Valerie Wolzien  Lights Out Tonight (KEY News #9) by Mary Jane Clark  A Night to Remember by Walter Lord  Eight Girls Taking Pictures A Novel by Whitney Otto  At Home A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson  The Gingerbread Bump-Off (A Fresh-Baked Mystery, #6) by Livia J. Washburn  Paterno by Joe Posnanski  The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) by Rick Riordan

Safe at Home A Novel by Richard Doster  Where Men Win Glory The Odyssey of Pat Tillman by Jon Krakauer  Thrillers 100 Must Reads by David Morrell  Never Buried (Leigh Koslow Mystery, #1) by Edie Claire  The Time Machine by H.G. Wells  Dress Her in Indigo by John D. MacDonald  1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die by Robert Dimery  Absolution by Murder (Sister Fidelma, #1) by Peter Tremayne  Angels at the Table A Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy Christmas Story by Debbie Macomber

Wonder by R.J. Palacio  In Plain Sight (Ivy Malone Mysteries, #2) by Lorena McCourtney  Invasive Procedures by Orson Scott Card


***** CHALLENGE COMPLETE 1/15/13 *****




Tina "IRead2Escape" (tinar1121) Woo-hoo! All Done

This one looks like a lot of fun!
November 16 - February 15
20/20 Completed

Thanksgiving (5/5)

1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for. ~ The Heartbreaker by Carly Phillips 1/16 (3 Stars)
2. Read a book where a big family dinner is served. ~ Rock Chick Regret by Kristen Ashley 1/9 (5 Stars)
3. Read a book set in the US or Canada. ~ Rocky Mountain Angel by Vivian Arend 1/10 (4 Stars)
4. Read a book with a historical setting. ~ Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas 1/13 (5 Stars)
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot. ~ All He Ever Needed by Shannon Stacey 12/31 (4 Stars)

Rocky Mountain Angel (Six Pack Ranch, #4) by Vivian Arend Devil in Winter (Wallflowers, #3) by Lisa Kleypas All He Ever Needed (Kowalski Family, #4) by Shannon Stacey The Heartbreaker (Chandler Brothers, #3) by Carly Phillips Rock Chick Regret (Rock Chick, #7) by Kristen Ashley

Christmas (5/5)

1. Read a book with a tree on the cover, pine or otherwise. ~ Ask Her at Christmas by Christi Barth 11/28 (3 Stars)
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point. ~ The Playboy by Carly Phillips 1/6 (4 Stars)
3. Read a book by an author with at least 25 published works. ~ Virgin River by Robyn Carr 1/20 (4 Stars)
4. Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. Any spelling. ~ Jane's Gift by Karen Erickson 11/19 (4 Stars)
5. Read a book with a mostly red or green cover ~ Rock Chick Reckoning by Kristen Ashley 12/4 (4 Stars)

Ask Her at Christmas by Christi Barth Jane's Gift by Karen Erickson Rock Chick Reckoning (Rock Chick, #6) by Kristen Ashley Virgin River (Virgin River, #1) by Robyn Carr The Playboy (Chandler Brothers, #2) by Carly Phillips

New Year’s Day (5/5)

1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking. ~ Seduce Me by Carly Phillips 1/11 (3 Stars)
2. Read a book in a new to you series. ~ Knight by Kristen Ashley 1/12 (5 Stars)
3. Read a book by a new to you author. ~ Abigail And Mistletoe by Karen Rose Smith 11/22 (4 Stars)
4. Read a book published in the last 12 months. ~ The Last Boyfriend by Nora Roberts 12/8 (4 Stars)
5. Read a book where a baby is born. ~ The Best Thing by Jaci Burton 11/28 (5 Stars)

Knight (Unfinished Hero, #1) by Kristen Ashley Abigail And Mistletoe by Karen Rose Smith The Last Boyfriend (Inn BoonsBoro, #2) by Nora Roberts The Best Thing (Kent Brothers, #3) by Jaci Burton Seduce Me by Carly Phillips

Valentine’s Day (5/5)

1. Read a love story. ~ All She Wants For Christmas by Jaci Burton 11/29 (4 Stars)
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover. ~ A Rare Gift by Jaci Burton 12/1 (5 Stars)
3. Read a book where a character has wings. ~ The Darkest Surrender by Gena Showalter 12/26 (4 Stars)
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts. ~ Catch Me A Cowboy by Katie Lane 12/17 (5 Stars)
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover. ~ Creed by Kristen Ashley 1/20 (4 Stars)

All She Wants For Christmas (Kent Brothers, #1) by Jaci Burton A Rare Gift (Kent Brothers, #2) by Jaci Burton Catch Me A Cowboy (Deep in the Heart of Texas, #3) by Katie Lane The Darkest Surrender (Lords of the Underworld, #8) by Gena Showalter Creed (Unfinished Hero, #2) by Kristen Ashley


message 49: by ~Leslie~ (new)

~Leslie~ (akareadingmachine) Great Challenge!!

Duration: 11/16/12 - 2/15/13

20/20 COMPLETED!!

Thanksgiving
Author you are thankful forSeduction in Death11/18/12 **** stars
Big family dinner is served The Rake 1/5/13 **** stars
Set in CanadaA Quick Bite 12/20/12 *** stars
Historical setting:The Scarlet Lion11/29/12 *****stars
Big shopping trip as part of the plot: Dark Highland Fire 11/20/12 ****1/2 stars
Seduction in Death (In Death, #13) by J.D. Robb Dark Highland Fire (The MacInnes Werewolves Trilogy, #2) by Kendra Leigh Castle The Scarlet Lion (William Marshal, #3) by Elizabeth Chadwick A Quick Bite (Argeneau, #1) by Lynsay Sands The Rake by Mary Jo Putney

Christmas
Tree on the coverAt Grave's End1/27/13 ***1/2 stars
birthday as a plot point Jade Island 1/22/13 ***1/2 stars
Author with at least 25 published works:Pride Mates 12/11/12 ***1/2 stars
Character or author has Chris as part of their name:Conspiracy Game 12/13/12 ***** stars
Red or green cover:The Reckoning 12/17/12 **** stars
Pride Mates (Shifters Unbound, #1) by Jennifer Ashley Conspiracy Game (GhostWalkers, #4) by Christine Feehan The Reckoning (Welsh Princes, #3) by Sharon Kay Penman Jade Island by Elizabeth Lowell At Grave's End (Night Huntress, #3) by Jeaniene Frost

Boxing Day
Free book:Bait 11/24/12 ***stars
Last book in a series:Lord's Fall 12/30/12 ***** stars
Author or character has Stephen as part of their name: A Rogue's Proposal(Stephanie Laurens) 1/4/13 **** stars
Hunt of some sort:Kiss of Snow 11/23/12 ***** stars
Black cover:Touch the Dark 1/4/13 *** stars
Kiss of Snow (Psy-Changeling, #10) by Nalini Singh Bait (Angler, #1) by Annie Nicholas Lord's Fall (Elder Races, #5) by Thea Harrison Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1) by Karen Chance A Rogue's Proposal by Stephanie Laurens

Valentine’s Day
Love story:Only Yours 12/2/12 **** stars
Couple on the cover:Never Been Bit 12/22/12 *** stars
Character has wings:Rapture 12/1/12 **** stars
5 hearts:Tangle of Need 12/17/12 ***** stars
Chocolate colored cover:Spider's Bite 11/25/12 ***** stars
Spider's Bite (Elemental Assassin, #1) by Jennifer Estep Only Yours (Fool's Gold, #5) by Susan Mallery Rapture (The Fallen Angels, #4) by J.R. Ward Tangle of Need (Psy-Changeling, #11) by Nalini Singh Never Been Bit (Regency Vampyre Trilogy, #3) by Lydia Dare


message 50: by Dawn (Kat N Hat) (new)

Dawn (Kat N Hat) (KatNHat) Congrats to the finishers,

my update:


Thanksgiving
1. Read a book by an author you are thankful for.
Instant Attraction, Jill Shalvis 1/2/13
2. Read a book where a big family dinner is served.
Rogue Rider, Larissa Ione 12/8/12 ★★★★
3. Read a book set in the US or Canada.
Instant Gratification, Jill Shalvis 1/6/13
4. historical To Tame A Highland Warrior, Karen Marie Moning 12/25/12 ★★★★★
5. Read a book with a big shopping trip as part of the plot.
Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet, Darynda Jones 1/5/13


Day of the Dead
1. Read a book set in Mexico or Central America.
2. death plays a part Angel Fire, Valmore Daniels 1/25/12
3. Read a book where a cemetery or church is visited.
4. Read a book with a flower on the cover.
The Matchmaking Cat, Suzie Dawson 12/18/12★★
5. Read a book with a voyage.
Across the Universe, Beth Revis 12/13/12 ★★★★★

Chanukah
1. least 8 books. The Duke And I, Julia Quinn 1/25/12

2. Read a book with a light on the cover.
3. Read a book with a door on the cover.
4. At sundown/twilight. Everlasting Kiss, Amanda Ashley 1/30/13
5. Read a book with a blue or white cover.

Kwanzaa
1. Read a book set in Africa.
2. Read a book with a dress on the cover.
3. Different community The Ugly Duchess, Eloisa James 1/11/13
4.7 books published The Sweetest Thing, Jill Shalvis 1/25/12
5. Read a book with a red, black or green cover.

Christmas
1. a tree on the coverInstant Temptation, Jill Shalvis 1/8/13
2. Read a book with a birthday as a plot point.
3. Read a book by an author with at least 25 published works.
4. Read a book with a character or author has Chris as part of their name. Any spelling.
5. Read a book with a mostly red or green cover.

Boxing Day
1. Read a book you got as a gift, or free.
Passion & Pumpkins, Lily Rede 12/10/12 ★★★

2. Read the leftovers, being the last book in a series, or at least the last one published.
3. Read a book with an author or character has Stephen as part of their name. Any Spelling.
4. Read a book where there is a hunt of some sort.
the daredevil duke, by Barbara Cartland 12/15/12 ★★★

5. Read a book with a black cover.

New Year’s Day
1. Read a book with a drink on the cover, or someone drinking.
2. Read a book in a new to you series.
Simply Irresistible, Jill Shalvis 12/16/12 ★★★★★
3. new author Thirty Nights with a Highland Husband, Melissa Mayhue 12/2/12 ★★★★
4. last 12 months. Wild About You, Kerrelyn Sparks 1/30/13

5. Read a book where a baby is born.

Valentine’s Day
1. Read a love story. The Duke Is Mine, Eloisa James 1/12/13
2. Read a book with a couple on the cover.
3. Read a book where a character has wings.
4. Read a book you gave 5 hearts.
5. Read a book with a chocolate colored cover.


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