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message 1: by Dawn (Kat N Hat) (last edited Dec 26, 2012 08:51AM) (new)

Dawn (Kat N Hat) (katnhat) description

Another great channel suggested by Barb.


Animal Planet

Goal: Goal read 1 for each of the 7 shows.
January 1st to 31st

1. Tanked Read a book set partially in an aquarium, or talks about marine life, or about a family buisness.
2. Finding Bigfoot Read abook about bigfoot, or other mythical creature, or a book with a search going on, or a book set in Hawaii (the only bigfoot sighting free state)
3. Pit Boss Read a book about a misunderstood character, or a workaholic with 2 jobs or has a petite character.
4. Call of the Wildman Read a book with a man on the cover, or set in Kentucky, or a character who works with thier hands.
5. River Monsters Read a book set near a river, or has a monster (human or not), or has a setting below the surface.
6. Meerkat Manor: The Next Generation Read abook where sisters fight, or is set in Africa, or set at a Manor.
7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Read a book originally published between 1963 and 1988, or has an animal central to the plot, or involves a trip to the zoo.


Dawn (Kat N Hat) (katnhat) ...


message 3: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jan 29, 2013 03:47PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 2647 comments The greatest channel ever! I'm so in.

READ: 7/7

✔1. Tanked: Ship of Destiny - Robin Hobb (the family business - shipping is very important) 1/4
✔2. Finding Bigfoot: Q is for Quarry - Sue Grafton (search for a murderer) 1/24
✔3. Pit Boss: The Big Over Easy - Jasper Fforde (m.c. is misunderstood and underappreciated) 1/8
✔4. Call of the Wildman: Taking a Shot - Jaci Burton (yummy man on cover) 1/19
✔5. River Monsters: Hungry As The Sea - Wilbur Smith (set on a boat in the Atlantic Ocean) 1/27
✔6. Meerkat Manor: Lucky's Lady - Tami Hoag (one twin tries to kill the other) 1/29
✔7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom: Leviathan - Scott Westerfield (giant fabricated whale is central to plot) 1/16

Ship of Destiny (Liveship Traders, #3) by Robin Hobb Q is for Quarry (Kinsey Millhone, #17) by Sue Grafton The Big Over Easy (Nursery Crime, #1) by Jasper Fforde Taking a Shot (Play by Play, #3) by Jaci Burton Hungry As The Sea by Wilbur A. Smith Lucky's Lady (Doucet #2) by Tami Hoag Leviathan (Leviathan, #1) by Scott Westerfeld

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 4: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ | 2647 comments Can you clarify one thing?

7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Read a book originally published between 163 and 1988, or has an animal central to the plot, or involves a trip to the zoo.

Is this 1963?


Dawn (Kat N Hat) (katnhat) Barbara ★ wrote: "Can you clarify one thing?

7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Read a book originally published between 163 and 1988, or has an animal central to the plot, or involves a trip to the zoo.

Is this 1..."


Yup 1963 I'll go fix it now.


message 6: by Lindy (new)

Lindy (lindylee) count me in


message 7: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ | 2647 comments Dawn (Kat N Hat) wrote: "Barbara ★ wrote: "Can you clarify one thing?

7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Read a book originally published between 163 and 1988, or has an animal central to the plot, or involves a trip to the zoo.

Is this 1963? "

Yup 1963 I'll go fix it now


Thanks Dawn.


message 8: by Katherine (last edited Jan 22, 2013 09:34PM) (new)

Katherine (katdylan) January Cable Channel Challenge


Read: 2/7
January 1st to 31st

1. Tanked - Read a book set partially in an aquarium, or talks about marine life, or about a family buisness.

2. Finding Bigfoot - Search going on - Eye of the Storm by Monette Michaels
Read: 01/23/2013 - ★★★ - To be reviewed.

3. Pit Boss - Read a book about a misunderstood character, or a workaholic with 2 jobs or has a petite character.

4. Call of the Wildman - Read a book with a man on the cover, or set in Kentucky, or a character who works with thier
hands.

5. River Monsters - Monster Character - The Heart of Texas by R.J. Scott - Read: 01/06/2013 - ★★★ - To be reviewed.

6. Meerkat Manor: The Next Generation - Read abook where sisters fight, or is set in Africa, or set at a Manor.

7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom - Read a book originally published between 1963 and 1988, or has an animal central to the plot, or involves a trip to the zoo.

The Heart of Texas (Texas, #1) by R.J. Scott Eye of the Storm (Security Specialists International, #1) by Monette Michaels


message 9: by ☀Rachael☀ (last edited Jan 31, 2013 05:51AM) (new)

☀Rachael☀ (jimbunni) Animal Planet

Goal: Goal read 1 for each of the 7 shows.
January 1st to 31st

1. Tanked ---- The Better part of Darkness ---- Kelly Gay
2. Finding Bigfoot ---- Unearthly --- Cynthia Hand
3. Pit Boss ---- Kindling the moon --- Jenn Bennett
4. Call of the Wildman ---- Already Dead ---- Charlie Huston
5. River Monsters ---- Anna Dressed in Blood ---- Kendare Blake
6. Meerkat Manor ---- Raised by Wolves ---- Jennifer Lynn Barnes
7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom ---- Stormwalker --- Allyson James

7/7
Raised by Wolves (Raised by Wolves, #1) by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1) by Kendare Blake Already Dead (Joe Pitt, #1) by Charlie Huston Stormwalker (Stormwalker, #1) by Allyson James Unearthly (Unearthly, #1) by Cynthia Hand Kindling the Moon (Arcadia Bell, #1) by Jenn Bennett The Better Part of Darkness (Charlie Madigan, #1) by Kelly Gay


message 10: by Christine (new)

Christine Count me in! I'll figure the books out as I go

January 1st to 31st

1. Tanked Read a book set partially in an aquarium, or talks about marine life, or about a family buisness.
2. Finding Bigfoot Read abook about bigfoot, or other mythical creature, or a book with a search going on, or a book set in Hawaii (the only bigfoot sighting free state)
3. Pit Boss Read a book about a misunderstood character, or a workaholic with 2 jobs or has a petite character.
4. Call of the Wildman Read a book with a man on the cover, or set in Kentucky, or a character who works with thier hands.
5. River Monsters Read a book set near a river, or has a monster (human or not), or has a setting below the surface.
6. Meerkat Manor: The Next Generation Read abook where sisters fight, or is set in Africa, or set at a Manor.
7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Read a book originally published between 1963 and 1988, or has an animal central to the plot, or involves a trip to the zoo.


message 11: by Allison Ann (last edited Feb 01, 2013 06:29PM) (new)

Allison Ann Sign me up.


January Cable Channel Challenge - Animal Planet
January 1 -31, 2013
Finished 7/7 on 01/31/13



1. Tanked Read a book set partially in an aquarium, or talks about marine life, or about a family business.
'Scuse Me While I Kill This Guy by Leslie Langtry - 01/31/13
A family of assasins.

2. Finding Bigfoot Read abook about bigfoot, or other mythical creature, or a book with a search going on, or a book set in Hawaii (the only bigfoot sighting free state).
The Aloha Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini - 01/31/13

3. Pit Boss Read a book about a misunderstood character, or a workaholic with 2 jobs or has a petite character.
Tripwire by Lee Child - 01/09/13
If I had to read about the female MC's "tiny little waist, miniscule wrists or delicate knobs at the top of her shoulders" one more time, I was going to vomit. Of course this teensy, tiny little 5' woman also had legs that were 4 1/2' long. Yuck!

4. Call of the Wildman Read a book with a man on the cover, or set in Kentucky, or a character who works with their hands.
Vineyard Fear by Philip R. Craig - 01/03/13
MC is a detective/handyman

5. River Monsters Read a book set near a river, or has a monster (human or not), or has a setting below the surface.
Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge by Jill Fredston - 01/12/13
The author rows the Yukon and Mackenzie rivers

6. Meerkat Manor: The Next Generation Read abook where sisters fight, or is set in Africa, or set at a Manor.
A Wallflower Christmas by Lisa Kleypas - 01/02/13

7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Read a book originally published between 1963 and 1988, or has an animal central to the plot, or involves a trip to the zoo.
Passenger to Frankfurt by Agatha Christie - 01/12/13
Published 1970


message 12: by Chaitra (last edited Feb 01, 2013 08:52PM) (new)

Chaitra (chaitra_ganesh) CABLE CHANNEL - ANIMAL PLANET

Duration: Jan 01, 2013 - Jan 31, 2013
Completed: 7/7

✔ 1. Tanked - Read a book about a family business » A Latin American food company.
It's Not Love, It's Just Paris | Patricia Engel ★★★★★ (01/31)

✔ 2. Finding Bigfoot - Read a book with a search going on » For Noah's Ark on Mt. Ararat.
A History of the World in 10½ Chapters | Julian Barnes ★★★★ (01/06)

✔ 3. Pit Boss - Read a book about a misunderstood character » Rushdie, according to him anyway.
Joseph Anton | Salman Rushdie ★★★★ (01/04)

✔ 4. Call of the Wild Man - Read a book with a man on the cover.
Washington: A Life | Ron Chernow ★★★★★ (01/07)

✔ 5. River Monsters - Read a book that has a setting below the surface » Kingdom of Lost Hope is under the earth.
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell | Susanna Clarke ★★★★★ (01/17)

✔ 6. Meerkat Manor: The Next Generation - Read a book set at a Manor » Dragonwyck.
Dragonwyck | Anya Seton ★★★ (02/01)

✔ 7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom - Read a book that involves a trip to the zoo » Set in a zoo.
The Zookeeper's Wife | Diane Ackerman ★★ (01/09)

It's Not Love, It's Just Paris by Patricia Engel A History of the World in 10½ Chapters by Julian Barnes Joseph Anton by Salman Rushdie Washington A Life by Ron Chernow Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke Dragonwyck by Anya Seton The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman


*** Completed (02/01) ***


message 13: by Hasien (new)

Hasien I am in


message 14: by Suzanne (last edited Jan 29, 2013 06:32AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1670 comments The Lost Challenges
January Cable Channel Challenge - Animal Planet
Duration:
1/1/2013 - 1/31/2013

Progress: 7 out of 7

1. Tanked: Read a book set partially in an aquarium, or talks about marine life, or about a family buisness:
Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks - **** - 1/29/2013

2. Finding Bigfoot: Read abook about bigfoot, or other mythical creature, or a book with a search going on, or a book set in Hawaii (the only bigfoot sighting free state): Looking for a lost engagement ring:
I've Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella - ***** - 1/6/2013

3. Pit Boss: Read a book about a misunderstood character, or a workaholic with 2 jobs or has a petite character:
Fifty Shades Freed by E.L. James - ** - 1/16/2013

4. Call of the Wildman: Read a book with a man on the cover, or set in Kentucky, or a character who works with their hands:
The Warlord Wants Forever by Kresley Cole - ***** - 1/8/2013

5. River Monsters: Read a book set near a river, or has a monster (human or not), or has a setting below the surface:
Undone by Rachel Caine - ***** - 1/8/2013

6. Meerkat Manor: The Next Generation Read a book where sisters fight, or is set in Africa, or set at a Manor:
Witchling by Yasmine Galenorn - ***** - 1/10/2013

7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom: Read a book originally published between 1963 and 1988, or has an animal central to the plot, or involves a trip to the zoo:
The Call of the Wild by Jack London - ***** - 1/23/2013

I've Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella Undone (Outcast Season, #1) by Rachel Caine The Warlord Wants Forever (Immortals After Dark, #1) by Kresley Cole Witchling (Otherworld / Sisters of the Moon #1) by Yasmine Galenorn Fifty Shades Freed (Fifty Shades, #3) by E.L. James The Call of the Wild by Jack London Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks


message 15: by Laurie (last edited Jan 14, 2013 01:00AM) (new)

Laurie I'm in ...

1. Tanked: a family business: Susan Andersen - Be My Baby (hotels): 1/13/13: *****
2. Finding Bigfoot: mythological creature: Neil Gaiman - American Gods: 1/3/13: ***
3. Pit Boss: misunderstood character: Katie Macalister - Love in the Time of Dragons (Baltic): 1/8/13: *****
4. Call of the Wildman: man on cover: Katie Macalister - The Unbearable Lightness of Dragons: 1/10/13: *****
5. River Monsters: monster: Stephen King - The Stand: 1/11/13: ****
6. Meerkat Manor: set in a manor: Susanna Kearsley - The Rose Garden: 1/10/13: ****
7. Nutual of Omaha Wild Kingdom: pub btn 1963- 1988: pub 1972: William Goldman - The Princess Bride: 1/5/13: ****

Be My Baby by Susan Andersen American Gods by Neil Gaiman Love in the Time of Dragons (Light Dragons, #1) by Katie MacAlister The Unbearable Lightness of Dragons (Light Dragons, #2) by Katie MacAlister The Stand by Stephen King The Rose Garden by Susanna Kearsley The Princess Bride  by William Goldman

7/7 done.


message 16: by Dawn (Kat N Hat) (new)

Dawn (Kat N Hat) (katnhat) Animal Planet

Goal: Goal read 1 for each of the 7 shows.
January 1st to 31st

5/7

1. Tanked family buisness. Instant Attraction, Jill Shalvis 1/2/13
2. Finding Bigfoot a search going on,Instant Temptation, Jill Shalvis 1/8/13
3. Pit Boss Instant Gratification, Jill Shalvis 1/6/13
4. Call of the Wildman Read a book with a man on the cover, or set in Kentucky, or a character who works with thier hands.
5. River Monsters has a monster Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet, Darynda Jones 1/5/13
6. Meerkat Manor: The Next Generation Read abook where sisters fight, or is set in Africa, or set at a Manor.
7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom an animal central to the plotThe Duke Is Mine, Eloisa James 1/12/13


message 17: by Christine (new)

Christine 5/7 completed

1. Tanked Read a book set partially in an aquarium, or talks about marine life, or about a family buisness.
2. Finding Bigfoot Read a book about mythical creature, or a book with a search going on: Searching For Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede – Jan 15
3. Pit Boss Read a book about a misunderstood character: Living Nightmare by Shannon K. Butcher – Jan 14
4. Call of the Wildman Read a book with a man on the cover: UnWholly by Neal Shusterman – Jan 05
5. River Monsters Read a book set near a river, or has a monster (human or not), or has a setting below the surface: set in an underground silo – Wool Omnibus by Hugh Howey – Jan 07
6. Meerkat Manor: The Next Generation Read a book where sisters fight, or is set in Africa, or set at a Manor.
7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Read a book that has an animal central to the plot: The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness – Jan 14

Searching for Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #2) by Patricia C. Wrede Living Nightmare (Sentinel Wars, #4) by Shannon K. Butcher UnWholly (Unwind, #2) by Neal Shusterman Wool Omnibus (Wool, #1-5) by Hugh Howey The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1) by Patrick Ness


message 18: by Dawn (Kat N Hat) (new)

Dawn (Kat N Hat) (katnhat) Goal: Goal read 1 for each of the 7 shows.
January 1st to 31st

6/7

1. Tanked family buisness. Instant Attraction, Jill Shalvis 1/2/13
2. Finding Bigfoot a search going on,Instant Temptation, Jill Shalvis 1/8/13
3. Pit Boss Instant Gratification, Jill Shalvis 1/6/13
4. Call of the Wildman Read a book with a man on the cover, or set in Kentucky, or a character who works with thier hands.
5. River Monsters has a monster Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet, Darynda Jones 1/5/13
6. Meerkat Manor: The Next Generation sisters fightThe Sweetest Thing, Jill Shalvis 1/25/12
7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom an animal central to the plotThe Duke Is Mine, Eloisa James 1/12/13


message 20: by Dawn (Kat N Hat) (new)

Dawn (Kat N Hat) (katnhat) Finished

Animal Planet

Goal: Goal read 1 for each of the 7 shows.
January 1st to 31st

7/7

1. Tanked family buisness. Instant Attraction, Jill Shalvis 1/2/13
2. Finding Bigfoot a search going on,Instant Temptation, Jill Shalvis 1/8/13
3. Pit Boss Instant Gratification, Jill Shalvis 1/6/13
4. Call of the Wildman Read a book with a man on the cover,Wild About You, Kerrelyn Sparks 1/30/13
5. River Monsters has a monster Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet, Darynda Jones 1/5/13
6. Meerkat Manor: The Next Generation sisters fightThe Sweetest Thing, Jill Shalvis 1/25/12
7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom an animal central to the plotThe Duke Is Mine, Eloisa James 1/12/13


message 21: by Dawn (Kat N Hat) (new)

Dawn (Kat N Hat) (katnhat) Ok so senility is striking early. I know in past months I've gotten some really good suggestions for channels to use in future months. I wrote them down and now I don't remember where they are written. And of course I don't remember any of them.

I have February in the works but feel free to suggest more channels even if you've suggested them before. I promise to remember where I keep track.


message 22: by ☀Rachael☀ (new)

☀Rachael☀ (jimbunni) 7/7 finished woohoo!!


message 23: by Lindy (new)

Lindy (lindylee) DONE

1. marine life Graves, Tracey Garvis ON the Island

2. mythical creature/Hawaii/fairy: Curse of the thirteenth Fey / Jane Yolen
Island of the aunts / Eva Ibbotson ;
Agatha Raisin and the fairies of Fryfam / M.C. Beaton.
Meadows, Daisy paper

3. misunderstood: McCall, Dinah Chase the Moon

4. baker Clark, Mary Jane Footprints in the Sand

5. underwater: Zindel, Paul Reef of Death

6. Africia: Wolf, Joan The Scarlet Cord


message 24: by Christine (new)

Christine 6/7 completed

1. Tanked talks about a family business: MC works in her uncle’s store: Delirium by Lauren Oliver – Jan 22
2. Finding Bigfoot Read a book about mythical creature, or a book with a search going on: Searching For Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede – Jan 15
3. Pit Boss Read a book about a misunderstood character: Living Nightmare by Shannon K. Butcher – Jan 14
4. Call of the Wildman Read a book with a man on the cover: UnWholly by Neal Shusterman – Jan 05
5. River Monsters Read a book set near a river, or has a monster (human or not), or has a setting below the surface: set in an underground silo – Wool Omnibus by Hugh Howey – Jan 07
6. Meerkat Manor: The Next Generation Read a book where sisters fight, or is set in Africa, or set at a Manor.
7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Read a book that has an animal central to the plot: The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness – Jan 14

Delirium (Delirium, #1) by Lauren Oliver Searching for Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #2) by Patricia C. Wrede Living Nightmare (Sentinel Wars, #4) by Shannon K. Butcher UnWholly (Unwind, #2) by Neal Shusterman Wool Omnibus (Wool, #1-5) by Hugh Howey The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1) by Patrick Ness


Melissa (ladybug) (ladybugsdoodles) | 219 comments TLC: Cable Channel Challenge ~ Animal Planet
1/1/13 ~ 1/31/13
Completed: 7/7

Tanked: A family business: ( high-wire performers) » Conspiracy Game ✩✩✩✩ (1/8)
Finding Bigfoot: A search going on: » The Millionaire Baby ✩✩✩✩ (1/9)
Pit Boss: A workaholic with 2 jobs: » Murder of a Wedding Belle ✩✩✩✩ (1/19)
Call of the Wildman: A man on the cover: Steve Jobs ✩✩✩✩ (1/31)
River Monsters: A setting below the surface: » Time to Share ✩✩✩✩✩ (1/3)
Meerkat Manor: A book where sisters fight: » Antiques Disposal ✩✩ (1/6)
Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom: Originally published between 1963 and 1988: The Hour That Changes the World ✩✩✩✩✩ (1/15)

Conspiracy Game (GhostWalkers, #4) by Christine Feehan The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson Time to Share by Jo Ann Brown Antiques Disposal (A Trash 'n' Treasures Mystery, #6) by Barbara Allan The Hour That Changes the World A Practical Plan for Personal Prayer by Dick Eastman


message 26: by Allison Ann (new)

Allison Ann At the last second, done!


January Cable Channel Challenge - Animal Planet
January 1 -31, 2013
Finished 7/7 on 01/31/13



1. Tanked Read a book set partially in an aquarium, or talks about marine life, or about a family business.
'Scuse Me While I Kill This Guy by Leslie Langtry - 01/31/13
A family of assasins.

2. Finding Bigfoot Read abook about bigfoot, or other mythical creature, or a book with a search going on, or a book set in Hawaii (the only bigfoot sighting free state).
The Aloha Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini - 01/31/13

3. Pit Boss Read a book about a misunderstood character, or a workaholic with 2 jobs or has a petite character.
Tripwire by Lee Child - 01/09/13
If I had to read about the female MC's "tiny little waist, miniscule wrists or delicate knobs at the top of her shoulders" one more time, I was going to vomit. Of course this teensy, tiny little 5' woman also had legs that were 4 1/2' long. Yuck!

4. Call of the Wildman Read a book with a man on the cover, or set in Kentucky, or a character who works with their hands.
Vineyard Fear by Philip R. Craig - 01/03/13
MC is a detective/handyman

5. River Monsters Read a book set near a river, or has a monster (human or not), or has a setting below the surface.
Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic's Edge by Jill Fredston - 01/12/13
The author rows the Yukon and Mackenzie rivers

6. Meerkat Manor: The Next Generation Read abook where sisters fight, or is set in Africa, or set at a Manor.
A Wallflower Christmas by Lisa Kleypas - 01/02/13

7. Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Read a book originally published between 1963 and 1988, or has an animal central to the plot, or involves a trip to the zoo.
Passenger to Frankfurt by Agatha Christie - 01/12/13
Published 1970


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