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message 1: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jan 01, 2015 05:32PM) (new)

Barbara ★ Click here for 2013 Challenges




message 2: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ Read the Rainbow

Red:Orange:Yellow:Green:Blue:Purple:
The Accidental Demon Slayer (Demon Slayer, #1) by Angie Fox 3/4 Crazy Cool (Steele Street, #2) by Tara Janzen 3/20 A Red Herring Without Mustard (Flavia de Luce, #3) by Alan Bradley 3/10 Leader of the Pack (Tales of an Urban Werewolf, #3) by Karen MacInerney 3/8 Legacy of Stone (Les Gargouillen #3) by Vickie Taylor 3/7 Lavender Morning (Edilean, #1) by Jude Deveraux 3/15

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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Barbara ★ Seven Dwarfs Challenge

DURATION: March 2012
READ: 7/7

B: Bad Moon Rising (Dark-Hunter, #18) - Sherrilyn Kenyon 3/21
A: Anya Bast - Witch Fury 3/17
S: Shadowlight - Lynn Viehl 3/27
H: Carolyn Hart - Merry, Merry Ghost 3/10
F: Angie Fox - The Accidental Demon Slayer 3/4
U: The Undead Next Door - Kerrelyn Sparks 3/12
L: Lavender Morning - Jude Deveraux 3/15

Bad Moon Rising (Dark-Hunter, #14; Were-Hunter, #6; Hellchaser, #3) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Witch Fury (Elemental Witches, #4) by Anya Bast Shadowlight (Kyndred, #1) by Lynn Viehl Merry, Merry Ghost (Bailey Ruth, #2) by Carolyn Hart The Accidental Demon Slayer (Demon Slayer, #1) by Angie Fox The Undead Next Door (Love at Stake, #4) by Kerrelyn Sparks Lavender Morning (Edilean, #1) by Jude Deveraux

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 4: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ Dementia Fantasy/Sci-Fi Challenge

✔1) Witch or Magic User: Across the Great Barrier - Patricia Wrede 3/3
✔2) Shifter: Legacy of Stone - Vickie Taylor 3/7
✔3) Vampire: One Bite With A Stranger - Christine Warren 3/13
✔4) Fae/Fairy: Divine By Choice - P.C. Cast 3/5
✔5) Ghost or Medium: Ghost of a Chance - Yasmine Galenorn 3/11
✔6) Dragon: Havemercy - Jaida Jones 3/25
✔7) Assassin or Cop: Smolder - Melina Morel 4/5
✔8) Angel or Demon: Raziel - Kristina Douglas 3/27
✔9) Different Realm/Universe: Dark Side of Dawn - Kathryn Smith 3/18
✔10) Anthology: Haunted by Your Touch - Jeaniene Frost, etal 3/26
✔11) YA: A Chalice of Wind - Cate Tiernan 3/16
✔12) New Release: Bridge of Dreams - Anne Bishop 4/1

Across the Great Barrier (Frontier Magic, #2) by Patricia C. Wrede Legacy of Stone (Les Gargouillen #3) by Vickie Taylor One Bite With A Stranger (The Others #1) by Christine Warren Divine By Choice (Partholon, #2) by P.C. Cast Ghost of a Chance (A Chintz 'n China Mystery, #1) by Yasmine Galenorn Havemercy (Havemercy #1) by Jaida Jones Smolder (Institut Scientifique, #3) by Melina Morel Raziel (The Fallen, #1) by Kristina Douglas Dark Side of Dawn (Nightmare Chronicles, #2) by Kathryn Smith Haunted by Your Touch (Doomsday Brethren #3.5, Moon Chasers, #4.5) by Jeaniene Frost A Chalice of Wind (Balefire, #1) by Cate Tiernan Bridge of Dreams (Ephemera, #3) by Anne Bishop

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 5: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ Superhero Challenge

I Scored Wolverine:
Suffering from amnesia, Wolverine is a loner searching for (or perhaps running from) the secrets of his past. With his healing abilities, animalistic senses, retractable claws, and unbreakable bones, Wolverine is the ultimate weapon. He finds it difficult to work with a team but finds love and acceptance with the X-Men.



☃ W: Wicked Business - Janet Evanovich 7/1
☃ O: Kenneth Oppel - Airborn 7/12
☃ L: Jennifer Lyon - Sinful Magic 5/30
☃ V: V.K. Forrest - Ravenous 6/26
☃ E: Earl of Darkness - Alix Rickloff 5/26
☃ R: Robin Hobb - Ship of Magic 5/29
☃ I: Inside - Brenda Novak 5/18
☃ N: Chloe Neill - Friday Night Bites 5/15
☃ E: Eve Silver - Sins of the Heart 5/14

Wicked Business (Lizzy & Diesel, #2) by Janet EvanovichAirborn (Matt Cruse, #1) by Kenneth OppelSinful Magic (Wing Slayer Hunters, #4) by Jennifer LyonRavenous (Clare Point, #4) by V.K. ForrestEarl of Darkness (Heirs of Kilronan Trilogy, #1) by Alix RickloffShip of Magic (Liveship Traders, #1) by Robin HobbInside (Bulletproof, #1) by Brenda NovakFriday Night Bites (Chicagoland Vampires, #2) by Chloe NeillSins of the Heart (Otherkin, #1) by Eve Silver

CHALLENGE COMPLETE




message 6: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ Dementia Name Challenge

Duration: January 1 - December 31, 2012

♥ B: Blood Will Tell - Samantha Young
♥ A: The Angel and the Highlander - Donna Fletcher 5/24
♥ R: Ravenous - V.K. Forrest 6/26
♥ B: Bitterblue - Kristin Cashore 6/4
♥ A: Ascension - Caris Roane 6/9
♥ R: Retribution - Sherrilyn Kenyon 8/23
♥ A: Airborn - Kenneth Oppel 7/12
Blood Will Tell (Warriors of Ankh #1) by Samantha Young The Angel and the Highlander (Sinclare Brothers, #3) by Donna Fletcher Ravenous (Clare Point, #4) by V.K. Forrest Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3) by Kristin Cashore Ascension (The World of Ascension #1) by Caris Roane Retribution (Dark-Hunter, #16; Were-Hunter, #8) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Airborn (Matt Cruse, #1) by Kenneth Oppel

♥ J: Julie of the Wolves - Jean Craighead George 8/19
♥ O: One With the Darkness - Susan Squires 8/22
Julie of the Wolves (Julie of the Wolves, #1) by Jean Craighead George One With the Darkness (Companion, #6) by Susan Squires

♥ S: Ship of Magic - Robin Hobb 5/29
♥ I: Intrinsical - Lani Woodland 7/2
♥ S: Sahara - Clive Cussler 6/5
♥ L: Living Dead in Dallas - Charlaine Harris 6/14
♥ I: Inside Out - Maria Snyder 7/15
♥ A: Ascension - Sable Grace 8/4
♥ N: A Necklace of Water - Cate Tiernan 5/18
Ship of Magic (Liveship Traders, #1) by Robin Hobb Intrinsical (The Yara Silva Trilogy, #1) by Lani Woodland Sahara (Dirk Pitt, #11) by Clive Cussler Living Dead in Dallas (Sookie Stackhouse, #2) by Charlaine Harris Inside Out (Insider, #1) by Maria V. Snyder Ascension (Dark Breed, #1) by Sable Grace A Necklace of Water (Balefire, #4) by Cate Tiernan

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 7: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ On the Cover Challenge

1. Weapon:GUN: Dead Iron - Devon Monk 3/14
2. Animal:RAVEN: A Chalice of Wind - Cate Tiernan 3/16
3. Fangs or Blood: Mad Ship - Robin Hobb 7/31
4. Jewelry:BRACELET: Smolder - Melina Morel 4/5
5. Food:ORANGE Yankee Doodle Dead - Carolyn Hart 4/7
6. Flower/Plant/Tree:TREE: Merry, Merry Ghost - Carolyn Hart 3/10
7. Vehicle: Sins of the Heart - Eve Silver (boat) 5/14
8. Wind Blown Hair: Moonburn - Alisa Sheckley 8/31
9. Man: Eternal Rider - Larissa Ione 4/11
10. Woman: Witch Fury - Anya Bast 3/17

Dead Iron (Age of Steam, #1) by Devon Monk A Chalice of Wind (Balefire, #1) by Cate Tiernan Mad Ship (Liveship Traders, #2) by Robin Hobb Smolder (Institut Scientifique, #3) by Melina Morel Yankee Doodle Dead (Death on Demand, #10) by Carolyn Hart Merry, Merry Ghost (Bailey Ruth, #2) by Carolyn Hart Sins of the Heart (Otherkin, #1) by Eve Silver Moonburn (Abra Barrow #2) by Alisa Sheckley Eternal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #1) by Larissa Ione Witch Fury (Elemental Witches, #4) by Anya Bast

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 8: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ Pet Challenge

Cuddles

CUDDLES: 7/7 COMPLETE
☃ C: Deborah Cooke - Kiss of Fate 5/20/12
☃ U: Lisa Unger - Sliver of Truth 7/30/12
☃ D: Grace Draven - Master of Crows 5/31/12
☃ D: Darkness Revealed - Alexandra Ivy 6/28/12
☃ L: Living Dead in Dallas - Charlaine Harris 6/14/12
☃ E: Ellen Connor - Nightfall 6/30/12
☃ S: Sins of the Heart - Eve Silver 5/14/12
Kiss of Fate (Dragonfire, #3) by Deborah Cooke Sliver of Truth  by Lisa Unger Master of Crows by Grace Draven Darkness Revealed (Guardians of Eternity, #4) by Alexandra Ivy Living Dead in Dallas (Sookie Stackhouse, #2) by Charlaine Harris Nightfall (Dark Age Dawning, #1) by Ellen Connor Sins of the Heart (Otherkin, #1) by Eve Silver

Minnie
MINNIE: Minnie is the Mama of all but Cuddles (who is not the father). All four kittens from same litter (now 14 months old). This picture was taken one week before she gave birth.

MINNIE: 6/6 COMPLETE
☃ M: Cheyenne McCray - Zombies Sold Separately 5/21/12
☃ I: Intrinsical - Lani Woodland 7/2/12
☃ N: Chloe Neill - Friday Night Bites 5/15/12
☃ N: Never Too Hot - Bella Andre 6/26/12
☃ I: Inside Out - Maria Snyder 7/15/12
☃ E: Eona - Alison Goodman 6/29/12
Zombies Sold Separately A Night Tracker Novel by Cheyenne McCray Intrinsical (The Yara Silva Trilogy, #1) by Lani Woodland Friday Night Bites (Chicagoland Vampires, #2) by Chloe Neill Never Too Hot (Hot Shots Men of Fire, #3) by Bella Andre Inside Out (Insider, #1) by Maria V. Snyder Eona (Eon, #2) by Alison Goodman

Smokey

SMOKEY: 6/6 COMPLETE
☃ S: Scorched - Sharon Ashwood 6/3/12
☃ M: Mercy Blade - Faith Hunter 5/27/12
☃ O: Kenneth Oppel - Airborn 7/12/12
☃ K: Kristin Cashore - Bitterblue 6/4/12
☃ E: Elizabeth Peters - Borrower of the Night 7/31/12
☃ Y: Samantha Young - Blood Will Tell 5/28/12
Scorched (The Dark Forgotten, #2) by Sharon Ashwood Mercy Blade (Jane Yellowrock, #3) by Faith Hunter Airborn (Matt Cruse, #1) by Kenneth Oppel Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3) by Kristin Cashore Borrower of the Night (Vicky Bliss, #1) by Elizabeth Peters Blood Will Tell (Warriors of Ankh #1) by Samantha Young

Shadow

SHADOW: 6/6 COMPLETE
☃ S: Suspicion of Innocence - Barbara Parker 6/2/12
☃ H: Hero at Large - Janet Evanovich 6/11/11
☃ A: The Angel and the Highlander - Donna Fletcher 5/24
☃ D: Deeper Than the Dead - Tami Hoag 5/22
☃ O: Karen Olson - Pretty in Ink 7/26/12
☃ W: S.J. Watson - Before I Go To Sleep 6/12/12
Suspicion of Innocence by Barbara Parker Hero at Large by Janet Evanovich The Angel and the Highlander (Sinclare Brothers, #3) by Donna Fletcher Deeper Than the Dead (Oak Knoll, #1) by Tami Hoag Pretty in Ink (Tattoo Shop Mystery #2) by Karen E. Olson Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson

Chippy

CHIPPY: 6/6 COMPLETE
☃ C: Clive Cussler - Sahara 6/5/12
☃ H: Tanya Huff - Sing the Four Quarters 6/25/12
☃ I: Arnaldur Indridason - Voices 7/14/12
☃ P: Nancy Pickard - Bum Steer 6/5/12
☃ P: Terry Pratchett - The Color of Magic 8/21/12
☃ Y: You're So Vein - Christine Warren 7/4
Sahara (Dirk Pitt, #11) by Clive Cussler Sing the Four Quarters (Quarters, #1) by Tanya Huff Voices by Arnaldur Indriðason Bum Steer (Jenny Cain, #6) by Nancy Pickard The Color of Magic (Discworld, #1) by Terry Pratchett You're So Vein (The Others, #14) by Christine Warren
Girlie

GIRLIE: 6/6 COMPLETE
☃ G: Ghostland - Jory Strong 5/23
☃ I: I Don't Want to Kill You - Dan Wells 8/27
☃ R: Ravenous - V.K. Forrest 6/26
☃ L: Lord of Sin - Susan Krinard 7/25
☃ I: Eowyn Ivey - The Snow Child 9/12
☃ E: Eyes Of Crow - Jeri Smith-Ready 8/13
Ghostland (Ghostland World, #1) by Jory Strong I Don't Want to Kill You (John Cleaver, #3) by Dan Wells Ravenous (Clare Point, #4) by V.K. Forrest Lord of Sin (Fane, #4) by Susan Krinard The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey Eyes of Crow (Aspect of Crow, #1) by Jeri Smith-Ready

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 9: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★
Summer Olympics Challenge

Duration: July 4 - September 30, 2012

Read 20/20

✔S: Sweet Talk - Susan Mallery 7/8
✔Y: You're So Vein - Christine Warren 7/4
✔N: No Safe Place - JoAnn Ross 8/20
✔C: Copper Beach - Jayne Ann Krentz 7/28
✔H: The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain's Journey - Linda Greenlaw 8/11
✔R: Retribution - Sherrilyn Kenyon 8/23
✔O: Karen Olson - Pretty in Ink 7/26
✔N: Chloe Neill - Twice Bitten 7/22
✔I: Inside Out - Maria Snyder 7/15
✔Z: Zoe Archer - Half Past Dead 9/14
✔E: Eyes Of Crow - Jeri Smith-Ready 8/13
✔D: The Demon's Lexicon - Sarah Rees Brennan 8/2

Sweet Talk (Bakery Sisters, #1) by Susan Mallery You're So Vein (The Others, #14) by Christine Warren No Safe Place by JoAnn Ross Copper Beach (Dark Legacy, #1) by Jayne Ann Krentz The Hungry Ocean A Swordboat Captain's Journey by Linda Greenlaw Retribution (Dark-Hunter, #16; Were-Hunter, #8) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Pretty in Ink (Tattoo Shop Mystery #2) by Karen E. Olson Twice Bitten (Chicagoland Vampires, #3) by Chloe Neill Inside Out (Insider, #1) by Maria V. Snyder Half Past Dead (Includes The Blades of the Rose, Prequel; Guardians of the Dark, #1) by Zoe Archer Eyes of Crow (Aspect of Crow, #1) by Jeri Smith-Ready The Demon's Lexicon (The Demon's Lexicon Trilogy, #1) by Sarah Rees Brennan

✔S: Sliver of Truth - Lisa Unger 7/30
✔W: Walking Dead - C.E. Murphy 7/18
✔I: I Don't Want to Kill You - Dan Wells 8/27
✔M: Mad Ship - Robin Hobb 7/31
✔M: My Give a Damn's Busted - Carolyn Brown 7/29
✔I: Arnaldur Indridason - Voices 7/14
✔N: Pete Nelson - Left for Dead: A Young Man's Search for Justice for the USS Indianapolis 7/28
✔G: Going Bovine - Libba Bray 7/7

Sliver of Truth  by Lisa Unger Walking Dead (Walker Papers, #4) by C.E. Murphy I Don't Want to Kill You (John Cleaver, #3) by Dan Wells Mad Ship (Liveship Traders, #2) by Robin Hobb My Give a Damn's Busted (Honky Tonk, #3) by Carolyn Brown Voices by Arnaldur Indriðason Left for Dead by Pete Nelson Going Bovine by Libba Bray

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 10: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ The Lonely Island

READ: 13/13


I'm on a Boat: The River Nymph - Shirl Henke 3/30
The Creep: Magic Slays - Ilona Andrews (lion) 4/13
I Just Had Sex: Day of the Dragon - Rebecca York 4/3
D*ck in a Box: Friday Night Bites - Chloe Neill (wearing jewelry) 5/15
Motherlover: Ghost of a Chance - Yasmine Galenorn (roses on cover) 3/11/12
3-Way (The Golden Way): Smolder - Melina Morel (boots) 4/5
Like A Boss: Dark Days - Derek Landy (suit on cover) 8/26
Rokk "Dream": Saga, Volume 1 - Brian Vaughan 11/22
Jack Sparrow: The Perfect Play - Jaci Burton 4/23
Threw It On the Ground: Crucible of Gold - Naomi Novik 4/17
Boombox: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams 10/13
Ronnie & Clyde: Zombies Sold Separately - Cheyenne McCray 5/21
J*zz In My Pants: The Demon's Lexicon - Sarah Rees Brennan 8/2

The River Nymph by Shirl HenkeMagic Slays (Kate Daniels, #5) by Ilona AndrewsDay of the Dragon by Rebecca YorkFriday Night Bites (Chicagoland Vampires, #2) by Chloe NeillGhost of a Chance (A Chintz 'n China Mystery, #1) by Yasmine GalenornSmolder (Institut Scientifique, #3) by Melina MorelDark Days (Skulduggery Pleasant, #4) by Derek LandyThe Perfect Play (Play by Play, #1) by Jaci BurtonCrucible of Gold (Temeraire, #7) by Naomi NovikThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide, #1) by Douglas AdamsZombies Sold Separately A Night Tracker Novel by Cheyenne McCrayThe Demon's Lexicon (The Demon's Lexicon Trilogy, #1) by Sarah Rees BrennanSaga, Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughan

CHALLENGE COMPLETE




message 11: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ March Challenge


✔1) St. Patty's Day: Linger - Maggie Stiefvater 3/4
✔2) Ides of March: A Red Herring Without Mustard - Alan Bradley (heroine finds corpse covered in blood) 3/10
✔3) Spring: Across the Great Barrier - Patricia Wrede (trees on cover) 3/3
✔4) International Earth Day: Wolf's Cross - S.A. Swann (Poland) 3/28
✔5) Peanut Butter Lovers' Day: What the Night Knows - Dean Koontz (heroes family has carbonata with polenta and veges followed by lemon cake) 3/12
✔ 6) Be Nasty Day: Darkness Falls - Cate Tiernan (heroine is mean & nickname is Nasty) 3/2
✔7) Girl Scout Day: The Undead Next Door - Kerrelyn Sparks 3/12
✔ 8) Goddess of Fertility Day: Divine By Choice - P.C. Cast (heroine is pregnant) 3/5

Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2) by Maggie StiefvaterA Red Herring Without Mustard (Flavia de Luce, #3) by Alan BradleyAcross the Great Barrier (Frontier Magic, #2) by Patricia C. WredeDivine By Choice (Partholon, #2) by P.C. CastWolf's Cross (Wolfbreed, #2) by S.A. SwannWhat the Night Knows by Dean KoontzThe Undead Next Door (Love at Stake, #4) by Kerrelyn SparksDarkness Falls (Immortal Beloved, #2) by Cate Tiernan



CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 12: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ April Challenge


Murder Mystery/Crime
✔1. An Hour To Kill: A Novel - Karin Yapalater 4/24
✔2. Yankee Doodle Dead - Carolyn Hart 4/7

Science Fiction
✔1. A Spell for Chameleon - Piers Anthony 4/18
✔2. Acorna: The Unicorn Girl - Anne McCaffrey 4/29

Sherrilyn Kenyon
✔1. No Mercy - Sherrilyn Kenyon (gods) 4/19
✔2. Smolder - Melina Morel (vampire) 4/5

Kelley Armstrong
✔1. Magic or Madness - Justine Larbalestier (magic) 4/4
✔2. Magic Slays - Ilona Andrews (lion shifter) 4/13

Choice
✔1. Awaken the Highland Warrior - Anita Clenney 4/21
✔2. Eternal Rider - Larissa Ione 4/11

An Hour to Kill A Novel by Karin YapalaterYankee Doodle Dead (Death on Demand, #10) by Carolyn HartA Spell for Chameleon (Xanth, #1) by Piers AnthonyAcorna The Unicorn Girl (Acorna #1) by Anne McCaffreyNo Mercy (Dark-Hunter, #15; Were-Hunter, #7) by Sherrilyn KenyonSmolder (Institut Scientifique, #3) by Melina MorelMagic or Madness (Magic or Madness, #1) by Justine LarbalestierMagic Slays (Kate Daniels, #5) by Ilona AndrewsAwaken the Highland Warrior (Connor Clan, #1) by Anita ClenneyEternal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #1) by Larissa Ione



CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 13: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ May Challenge


✔1) May Day: The Forever Kiss - Thea Devine 5/25
✔2) Paranormal Day: Forbidden Nights with a Vampire - Kerrelyn Sparks 5/11
✔3) Silver Star Day: Storm of Visions - Christina Dodd 5/12
✔4) No Pants Day: Sinful Magic - Jennifer Lyon (missing a shirt) 5/30
✔5) Star Wars Day: Sins of the Heart - Eve Silver (moon on cover) 5/14
✔6) Kentucky Derby Day: The Angel and the Highlander - Donna Fletcher (h/h ride horses for two months moving from one Scotland location to another) 5/24
✔7) Armed Forces Day: Zombies Sold Separately - Cheyenne McCray (heroine is a warrior) 5/21
8) Spell out MAY with titles and authors.
✔M: Mercy Blade - Faith Hunter 5/27
✔A: The Angel and the Highlander - Donna Fletcher 5/24
✔Y: Samantha Young - Blood Will Tell 5/28

The Forever Kiss by Thea DevineForbidden Nights with a Vampire (Love at Stake, #7) by Kerrelyn SparksStorm of Visions (The Chosen Ones, #1) by Christina DoddSinful Magic (Wing Slayer Hunters, #4) by Jennifer LyonSins of the Heart (Otherkin, #1) by Eve SilverThe Angel and the Highlander (Sinclare Brothers, #3) by Donna FletcherZombies Sold Separately A Night Tracker Novel by Cheyenne McCrayMercy Blade (Jane Yellowrock, #3) by Faith HunterThe Angel and the Highlander (Sinclare Brothers, #3) by Donna FletcherBlood Will Tell (Warriors of Ankh #1) by Samantha Young

CHALLENGE COMPLETE




message 14: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ June Challenge



✔1) Scorched - Sharon Ashwood (I read book 1 in 2009) 6/3
✔2) Nightfall - Ellen Connor (Dark Age Dawning #1) 6/30
✔3) Tiger Paw - Charles Cornell 6/7
✔4) Bitterblue - Kristin Cashore (released May 1, 2012) 6/4
✔5) Sing the Four Quarters - Tanya Huff 6/25
✔6) Suspicion of Innocence - Barbara Parker (library book) 6/2
✔7) Lover Reborn - J.R. Ward 6/21

Scorched (The Dark Forgotten, #2) by Sharon AshwoodNightfall (Dark Age Dawning, #1) by Ellen ConnorTiger Paw by Charles A. CornellBitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3) by Kristin CashoreSing the Four Quarters (Quarters, #1) by Tanya HuffSuspicion of Innocence by Barbara ParkerLover Reborn (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #10) by J.R. Ward

CHALLENGE COMPLETE




message 15: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ July Challenge

✔1. Olympics: Changing the Game - Jaci Burton (professional baseball player) 7/18
2. Sweet tooth: Long, Lean and Lethal - Lori O'Clare (yummy!)
✔3. "H": Mad Ship - Robin Hobb 7/31
✔5. Paranormal: You're So Vein - Christine Warren 7/4
✔6. Colors: Copper Beach - Jayne Ann Krentz (orange cover) 7/28
✔7. Crafty: Pretty in Ink - Karen Olson (heroine is a tattoo artist) 7/26
✔8. 32: My Give a Damn's Busted - Carolyn Brown (Honky Tonk #3) 7/29
✔9. Teacher, teacher: Left for Dead: A Young Man's Search for Justice for the USS Indianapolis - Pete Nelson (non-fiction) 7/28
✔10. Reader's Choice: A Game of Thrones - George R.R. Martin 7/19

Changing the Game (Play by Play, #2) by Jaci Burton Long, Lean and Lethal by Lorie O'Clare Mad Ship (Liveship Traders, #2) by Robin Hobb You're So Vein (The Others, #14) by Christine Warren Copper Beach (Dark Legacy, #1) by Jayne Ann Krentz Pretty in Ink (Tattoo Shop Mystery #2) by Karen E. Olson My Give a Damn's Busted (Honky Tonk, #3) by Carolyn Brown Left for Dead by Pete Nelson A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin

8/9 done


message 16: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ August Challenge

✔1. Something Blue: Ascension - Sable Grace 8/4
✔2. Something New: Kiss the Dead - Laurell K. Hamilton 8/8
3. Something Old: skip
✔4. Something Borrowed: Bridge to Terabithia - Katherine Paterson 8/3
✔5. Love: Welcome to Temptation - Jennifer Crusie 8/7
✔6. Family:The Demon's Lexicon - Sarah Rees Brennan 8/2

Ascension (Dark Breed, #1) by Sable Grace Kiss the Dead (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #21) by Laurell K. Hamilton Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson Welcome to Temptation (Dempseys, #1) by Jennifer Crusie The Demon's Lexicon (The Demon's Lexicon Trilogy, #1) by Sarah Rees Brennan

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 17: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ October Challenge

READ: 8/10

✔1. Bare those Fangs: Hard Bitten - Chloe Neill (vampire) 10/8
✔2. Make the Change: Pleasure of a Dark Prince - Kresley Cole (werewolf) 10/7
3. Take to the Sky:
✔4. Cast a Spell: The 5th Witch - Graham Masterton (witches) 10/19
✔5. Unleash my Inner Demon: Horns - Joe Hill (demon) 10/24
✔6. I See Dead People: The Wages of Sin - Jenna Maclaine (zombies) 10/4
7. Worship Me:
✔8. Read my Mind: Charmed to Death - Shirley Damsgaard (heroine psychic) 10/28
✔9. Unsheathe that Sword: Highland Scoundrel - Monica McCarty 10/15
✔10. Don't You Dare Put Me in a Box: Endlessly - Kiersten White 10/14

Hard Bitten (Chicagoland Vampires, #4) by Chloe Neill Pleasure of a Dark Prince (Immortals After Dark, #9) by Kresley Cole The 5th Witch by Graham Masterton Horns by Joe Hill The Wages of Sin (Cin Craven, #1) by Jenna Maclaine Charmed to Death (Ophelia & Abby, #2) by Shirley Damsgaard Highland Scoundrel (Campbell Trilogy, #3) by Monica McCarty Endlessly (Paranormalcy, #3) by Kiersten White

8/10 COMPLETE


message 18: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ November Challenge

READ: 12/12

✔T:Shatterglass - Tamora Pierce 11/2
✔H: Haunting Embrace - Erin Quinn 11/8
✔A: Never Been Witched - Annette Blair 11/16
✔N: Night Sins - Tami Hoag 11/12
✔K: Would-Be Witch - Kimberly Frost 11/2
✔S: Shadow Bound - Erin Kellison 11/1
✔G: Germ - Robert Liparulo 11/14
✔I: Infamous - Sherrilyn Kenyon 11/29
✔V: Good Girl Seeks Bad Rider - Vonna Harper 11/1
✔I: In the Woods - Tana French 11/4
✔N: Shoot to Thrill - Nina Bruhns 11/25
✔G: Good Morning, Killer - April Smith 11/1

Shatterglass (Circle Opens, #4) by Tamora Pierce Haunting Embrace (Mists of Ireland, #4) by Erin Quinn Never Been Witched (Triplet Witch Trilogy, #3) by Annette Blair Night Sins (Deer Lake #1) by Tami Hoag Would-Be Witch (Southern Witch, #1) by Kimberly Frost Shadow Bound (Shadow, #1) by Erin Kellison Germ by Robert Liparulo Infamous (Chronicles of Nick, #3) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Good Girl Seeks Bad Rider by Vonna Harper In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1) by Tana French Shoot to Thrill (Passion For Danger, #1) by Nina Bruhns Good Morning, Killer (An FBI Special Agent Ana Grey Mystery #2) by April Smith

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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Barbara ★ December Challenge

READ: 8/10

Friend's TBR Shelf
1. {Cassandra} - I Kissed a Dog - Carol Van Atta 12/6
2. {Amanda} - Scrumptious - Amanda Usen 12/8
I Kissed a Dog (Werewolves of the West, #1) by Carol Van Atta Scrumptious by Amanda Usen

Friend's Read Shelf
3. {Jen} - Kiss of Pride - Sandra Hill 12/11
4. {Carolyn} - Master of Fire - Angela Knight 12/9
Kiss of Pride (Deadly Angels, #1) by Sandra Hill Master of Fire (Mageverse, #6) by Angela Knight

Friend's Favorites shelf
5. {Lynsey} - The Darkest Lie - Gena Showalter 12/2
6. {Pamela} - Ten Things I Love About You - Julia Quinn 12/13
The Darkest Lie (Lords of the Underworld, #6) by Gena Showalter Ten Things I Love About You (Bevelstoke, #3) by Julia Quinn

Friend's Re-reads shelf
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Friend's favorite author
9. {Erin} - Dark Peril - Christine Feehan 12/29
10. {MB} - Faking It - Jennifer Crusie 12/25
Dark Peril (Dark, #21) by Christine Feehan Faking It (Dempseys #2) by Jennifer Crusie


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Barbara ★ Dementia US States Challenge

Duration: January 1 - December 31, 2012
READ: 49/50


✔Alabama: On Ice - David Ramus 12/10
✔Alaska: Baby It's Cold Outside - Addison Fox 7/3
✔Arizona: Shadow Heir - Richelle Mead 2/22
✔Arkansas: Slow Hands - Lauren Bach 11/7
✔California: The Perfect Play - Jaci Burton 4/23
✔Colorado: Three Weeks To Say Goodbye - C.J. Box 8/10
✔Connecticut: The Twisted Tale of Stormy Gale - Christine Bell 10/30
✔Delaware: Ravenous - V.K. Forrest 6/26
✔Florida: Dark Light - Randy Wayne White 6/23
✔Georgia: The Demon Trapper's Daughter - Jana Oliver 1/25
✔Hawaii: Under The Knife - Tess Gerritsen 8/29
✔Idaho: In Harm's Way - Ridley Pearson 12/29
✔Illinois: Some Girls Bite - Chloe Niell 2/10
✔Indiana: Mum's the Word - Kate Collins 12/23
✔Iowa: Charmed to Death - Shirley Damsgaard 10/28
✔Kansas: Burning Alive - Shannon Butcher 4/23
✔Kentucky: Hard To Handle - Lori Foster 10/21
✔Louisiana: A Chalice of Wind - Cate Tiernan 3/16
✔Maine: Legacy of Stone - Vickie Taylor 3/7
✔Maryland: Bad to the Bone - Jeri Smith-Ready 11/21
✔Massachusetts: Darkness Falls - Cate Tiernan 3/2
✔Michigan: Blood Will Tell - Samantha Young 5/28
✔Minnesota: Linger - Maggie Stiefvater 3/4
✔Mississippi: Them Bones - Carolyn Haines 12/30
✔Missouri: The River Nymph - Shirl Henke 3/30
✔Montana: Dark Paradise - Tami Hoag 12/31
✔Nebraska: Heartland: A Novel - David Wiltse 9/16
✔Nevada: Sinful Magic - Jennifer Lyon 5/30
✔New Hampshire: Bookmarked For Death - Lorna Barrett 9/5
✔New Jersey: Corpse Pose - Diana Killian 7/6
✔New Mexico: Third Grave Dead Ahead - Darynda Jones 9/26
✔New York: The Falling Machine - Andrew Mayer 1/23
✔North Carolina: Final Truth - Mariah Stewart 6/13
✔North Dakota: Reckoning - Lili St. Crow 4/6
✔Ohio: Welcome to Temptation - Jennifer Crusie 8/7
✔Oklahoma: Divine By Choice - P.C. Cast 3/5
✔Oregon: Dead Iron - Devon Monk 3/14
✔Pennsylvania: Kiss of Pride - Sandra Hill 12/11
✔Rhode Island: Shadows in the Darkness - Elaine Cunningham 12/26
✔South Carolina: Heart of Dixie - Tami Hoag 2/28
South Dakota:
✔Tennessee: Hidden Fire - Jo Davis 1/17
✔Texas: Leader of the Pack - Karen MacInerney 3/8
✔Utah: Ruthless Heart - Emma Lang 10/17
✔Vermont: Mad Cow Nightmare - Nancy Wright 12/27
✔Virginia: Lavender Morning - Jude Deveraux 3/15
✔Washington: Ghost of a Chance - Yasmine Galenorn 3/11
✔West Virginia: Zero Day - David Baldacci 9/28
✔Wisconsin: The Wheat Field - Steve Thayer 12/27
✔Wyoming: Ice Cold - Tess Gerritsen 10/6

On Ice by David RamusBaby It's Cold Outside (Alaskan Nights, #1) by Addison FoxShadow Heir (Dark Swan, #4) by Richelle MeadSlow Hands by Lauren BachThe Perfect Play (Play by Play, #1) by Jaci BurtonThree Weeks To Say Goodbye by C.J. BoxThe Twisted Tale of Stormy Gale (Stormy Gale #1) by Christine BellRavenous (Clare Point, #4) by V.K. ForrestDark Light by Randy Wayne WhiteThe Demon Trapper's Daughter (The Demon Trappers #1) by Jana OliverUnder The Knife by Tess GerritsenIn Harm's Way (Walt Fleming, #4) by Ridley PearsonSome Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, #1) by Chloe NeillMum's the Word (Flower Shop Mysteries, #1) by Kate CollinsCharmed to Death (Ophelia & Abby, #2) by Shirley DamsgaardBurning Alive (Sentinel Wars, #1) by Shannon K. ButcherHard To Handle (SBC Fighters, #3) by Lori FosterA Chalice of Wind (Balefire, #1) by Cate TiernanLegacy of Stone (Les Gargouillen #3) by Vickie TaylorBad to the Bone (WVMP Radio, #2) by Jeri Smith-ReadyDarkness Falls (Immortal Beloved, #2) by Cate TiernanBlood Will Tell (Warriors of Ankh #1) by Samantha YoungLinger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2) by Maggie StiefvaterThem Bones (Sarah Booth Delaney, #1) by Carolyn HainesThe River Nymph by Shirl HenkeDark Paradise by Tami HoagHeartland A Novel by David WiltseSinful Magic (Wing Slayer Hunters, #4) by Jennifer LyonBookmarked For Death (A Booktown Mystery, #2) by Lorna BarrettCorpse Pose (Mantra for Murder Mystery #1) by Diana KillianThird Grave Dead Ahead (Charley Davidson, #3) by Darynda JonesThe Falling Machine (The Society of Steam, #1) by Andrew P. MayerFinal Truth (Truth #4) by Mariah StewartReckoning (Strange Angels, #5) by Lili St. CrowWelcome to Temptation (Dempseys, #1) by Jennifer CrusieDivine By Choice (Partholon, #2) by P.C. CastDead Iron (Age of Steam, #1) by Devon MonkKiss of Pride (Deadly Angels, #1) by Sandra HillShadows in the Darkness (Changeling, #1) by Elaine CunninghamHeart of Dixie by Tami HoagHidden Fire (Firefighters of Station Five, #3) by Jo DavisLeader of the Pack (Tales of an Urban Werewolf, #3) by Karen MacInerneyRuthless Heart (Heart, #1) by Emma LangMad Cow Nightmare by Nancy Means WrightLavender Morning (Edilean, #1) by Jude DeverauxGhost of a Chance (A Chintz 'n China Mystery, #1) by Yasmine GalenornZero Day (Puller, #1) by David BaldacciThe Wheat Field by Steve ThayerIce Cold (Rizzoli & Isles, #8) by Tess Gerritsen




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Barbara ★ Anthology Challenge

Unbound by Kim Harrison 3/16 Haunted by Your Touch (Doomsday Brethren #3.5, Moon Chasers, #4.5) by Jeaniene Frost 3/26 Midsummer Night's Magic (Heartspell) by Emma Craig 4/24 Finding Destiny (Sons of Destiny, #9) by Jean Johnson 8/8 Steampunk Poe by Edgar Allan Poe 10/29 Good Girl Seeks Bad Rider by Vonna Harper 11/1 Chalice of Roses by Jo Beverley 11/13

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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Barbara ★ January Challenge


READ: 10/10

New Author:
✔1) The Big Over Easy - Jasper Fforde 1/8
✔2) Zugzwang - Ronan Bennett 1/31
The Big Over Easy (Nursery Crime, #1) by Jasper Fforde Zugzwang by Ronan Bennett

New Series:
✔1) Leviathan - Scott Westerfield 1/18
✔2) The Convicts - Iain Lawrence 1/7
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1) by Scott Westerfeld The Convicts (Curse of the Jolly Stone, #1) by Iain Lawrence

New Genre: Non-Fiction
✔1) Into Thin Air:Mt. Everest Disaster - Jon Krakauer 1/13
✔2) A Trip to the Beach: Living on Island Time - Melinda Blanchard 1/29
Into Thin Air A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer A Trip to the Beach Living on Island Time in the Caribbean by Melinda Blanchard

New Place: Other than USA
✔1) Ashes to Dust - Yrsa Sigurðardóttir (Iceland) 1/22
✔2) Magic Lessons - Justine Larbalestier (Australia) 1/24
Ashes to Dust by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir Magic Lessons (Magic or Madness, #2) by Justine Larbalestier

New Time:
✔1) Highlander's Challenge - Jo Barrett (past) 1/21
✔2) Lost Love Found - Bertrice Small (past) 1/10
Highlander's Challenge (Challenge, #1) by Jo Barrett Lost Love Found (O'Malley Saga, #5) by Bertrice Small

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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Barbara ★ February Challenge

READ: 8/12

Historical Romance
✔1. The Highlander's Fury - Maeve Greyson 2/15
2. Mr. Darcy's Bite - Mary Simonsen
3. Rogue's Challenge - Jo Barrett
The Highlander's Fury by Maeve Greyson Mr. Darcy's Bite by Mary Lydon Simonsen Rogue's Challenge (Challenge, #2) by Jo Barrett

Contemporary Romance
✔1. Romeo, Romeo - Robin Kaye 2/26
✔2. Absolutely, Positively - Heather Webber 2/5
✔3. Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor - Lisa Kleypas 2/1
Romeo, Romeo (Domestic Gods, #1) by Robin Kaye Absolutely, Positively (Lucy Valentine, #3) by Heather Webber Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor (Friday Harbor, #1) by Lisa Kleypas

YA Romance
1. Reason to Breathe - Rebecca Donovan
✔2. The Sea of Tranquility - Katha Millay 2/25
3. Black Dawn - Rachel Caine (not really a romance)
Reason to Breathe (Breathing, #1) by Rebecca Donovan The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay Black Dawn (The Morganville Vampires, #12) by Rachel Caine

Anti-Romance
✔1. Stormdancer - Jay Kristoff 2/13
✔2. White Elephant Dead - Carolyn Hart 2/3
✔3. Legend of the Jade Dragon - Yasmine Galenorn 2/17
Stormdancer (The Lotus War, #1) by Jay Kristoff White Elephant Dead (Death on Demand, #11) by Carolyn Hart Legend of the Jade Dragon (A Chintz 'n China Mystery, #2) by Yasmine Galenorn

8/12 COMPLETE


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Barbara ★ March Challenge

READ: 7/8

Green Cover
✔1. Aunt Dimity Down Under - Nancy Atherton 3/7
✔2. The Fifth Witness - Michael Connelly 3/22
Aunt Dimity Down Under (An Aunt Dimity Mystery, #15) by Nancy Atherton The Fifth Witness (Mickey Haller, #4) by Michael Connelly

Set in or travel to Ireland
✔1. Mortal Coil - Derek Landy (set in Ireland) 3/29
2.
Mortal Coil (Skulduggery Pleasant, #5) by Derek Landy

Alcohol: characters consumes alcoholic drink
✔1. Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder - Joanne Fluke (m.c. has glass of wine) 3/3
✔2. The Taking - Erin McCarthy (heroine drinks) 3/18
Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder (Hannah Swensen, #1) by Joanne Fluke The Taking (Seven Deadly Sins, #3) by Erin McCarthy

Crime novel or a character is a cop
✔1. The Forgotten - David Baldacci (hero is Army CID) 3/14
✔2. In the Shadow of Gotham - Stefanie Pintoff (hero is a cop) 3/19
The Forgotten (Puller, #2) by David Baldacci In the Shadow of Gotham (Simon Ziele, #1) by Stefanie Pintoff


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Barbara ★ April Challenge

READ: 8/8

1. Spring colors on the cover
The Lightning Thief - Rick Riordan 4/30

3. The book takes place in a warmer climate
Bitten to Death - Jennifer Rardin (GREECE) 4/27
On Stranger Tides - Tim Powers (CARIBBEAN) 4/5

4. An animal on the cover.
Daughter of the Forest - Juliet Marillier (swan) 4/21
Rogue Rider - Larissa Ione (horse) 4/6

5. Any type of Romance
Rogue's Challenge - Jo Barrett 4/29
The Next Always - Nora Roberts 4/9
Devilish - Maureen Johnson 4/14

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) by Rick Riordan Bitten to Death (Jaz Parks, #4) by Jennifer Rardin On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers Daughter of the Forest (Sevenwaters, #1) by Juliet Marillier Rogue Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #4 ) by Larissa Ione Rogue's Challenge (Challenge, #2) by Jo Barrett The Next Always (Inn BoonsBoro, #1) by Nora Roberts Devilish by Maureen Johnson

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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Barbara ★
May Challenge

READ: 10/10

✔1. Save the Rhino Day - May 1 - Read a book with a rhinoceros (or any large animal) on the cover OR a book set in Africa or Asia.
Small as an Elephant - Jennifer Richard Jacobson (elephant on cover) 5/9

✔2. Lumpy Rug Day - May 3 - Read a cozy mystery OR a book with a rug/carpet on the cover OR by a author whose first and last initial can be found in LUMPYRUG.
Bookplate Special - Lorna Barrett (cozy mystery) 5/4

✔3. Bird Day - May 4 - Read a book with a bird on the cover OR by an author with a bird name in their first or last name (ex: Robin Hobb, Karen Hawkins).
Phoenix Rising - Philipa Ballantine (a phoenix is a bird) 5/2


✔4. National Candied Orange Peel Day - May 4 - Read a book with a piece of fruit on the cover OR with an orange cover.
When the Lion Feeds - Wilbur Smith (orange cover) 5/10

✔5. No Socks Day - May 8 - Read a book with feet/legs/socks on the cover OR with socks in the title or author's name.
Girl of Nightmares - Kendare Blake (legs without socks) 5/8

✔6. Clean up Your Room Day - May 10 - Clean up your TBR and read any book you choose.
The Mysterious Benedict Society - Trenton Lee Stewart 5/14

✔7. Frog Jumping Day - May 13 - Read a book from a series that you jumped sequence.
N Is For Noose - Sue Grafton 5/8
(read in order:D,R,O,B,C,P,H,K,A,M,S,T,J,G,E,I,L,V,Q,F,U,N)

✔8. National Escargot Day - May 24 - Read a book whose main character is a chef or in the food industry OR takes place in France OR with a shell or a snail on the cover.
Chopping Spree - Diane Mott Davidson (m.c. is a caterer) 5/5

✔9. Sally Ride Day - May 26 - Read a book with something you can ride on the cover (a bike, motorcycle, horse, etc) OR with an author or character named Sally.
Tin Swift - Devon Monk (dirigible on cover) 5/31

✔10. Sun Screen Day - May 27 - Read a book with a bright yellow cover OR a book with a sun/beach scene on the cover OR someone in a bathing suit.
Pushing Up Daisies - Rosemary Harris (yellow cover) 5/19

Small as an Elephant by Jennifer Richard Jacobson Bookplate Special (A Booktown Mystery, #3) by Lorna Barrett Phoenix Rising (Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences #1) by Philippa Ballantine When the Lion Feeds (Courtney, #1) by Wilbur A. Smith Girl of Nightmares (Anna, #2) by Kendare Blake The Mysterious Benedict Society (The Mysterious Benedict Society, #1) by Trenton Lee Stewart N Is For Noose (Kinsey Millhone Mystery) by Sue Grafton Chopping Spree (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #11) by Diane Mott Davidson Tin Swift (Age of Steam, #2) by Devon Monk Pushing Up Daisies (Dirty Business, #1) by Rosemary Harris

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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Barbara ★ June Challenge

READ: 8/8

✔1) 1st - Flip a Coin Day - Valley of Dust - Karoleen Vry Brucks ("tails" on cover) 6/29

✔2) 2nd - National Bubba Day - Before I Wake - Rachel Vincent (set in Texas) 6/9

✔3) 5th - World Environment Day - Hannah's Dream - Diane Hammond (elephant rescue) 6/15

✔4) 9th - Donald Duke Day - A Feast for Crows - George R.R. Martin (a crow is a bird) 6/13

✔5) 16th - Father's Day - Lion's Heat - Lora Leigh (hero adopts heroines child) 6/7

✔6) 18th - National Splurge Day - Everneath - Brodi Ashton (choice) 6/18

✔7) 21st - Finally Summer Day - The Skull Mantra - Eliot Pattison (yellow cover) 6/14

✔8) Read a guilty pleasure - Lover At Last - J.R. Ward (guilty pleasure) 6/4

Valley of Dust by Karoleen Vry Brucks Before I Wake (Soul Screamers, #6) by Rachel Vincent Hannah's Dream by Diane Hammond A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4) by George R.R. Martin Lion's Heat (Breeds, #21) by Lora Leigh Everneath (Everneath, #1) by Brodi Ashton The Skull Mantra (Inspector Shan, #1) by Eliot Pattison Lover At Last (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #11) by J.R. Ward

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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Barbara ★ July Challenge
Dementia personal folder

READ: 12/12

U.S.
✔1. Black Dawn - Rachel Caine (Texas) 7/2
✔2. Dawn in Eclipse Bay - Jayne Ann Krentz (Oregon) 7/3
✔3. A Cold-Blooded Business - Dana Stabenow (Alaska) 7/8
Black Dawn (The Morganville Vampires, #12) by Rachel Caine Dawn in Eclipse Bay (Eclipse Bay Trilogy, # 2) by Jayne Ann Krentz A Cold-Blooded Business (Kate Shugak, #4) by Dana Stabenow

U.K.
✔1. Under Your Spell - Lois Greiman (England) 7/3
✔2. The Friday Society - Adrienne Kress (England) 7/4
✔3. The Rook - Daniel O'Malley (England) 7/24
Under Your Spell (Witches of Mayfair, #1) by Lois Greiman The Friday Society by Adrienne Kress The Rook (The Checquy Files, #1) by Daniel O'Malley

Europe (non-U.K.)
✔1. Briar Rose - Jane Yolen (Poland) 7/6
✔2. Citadel - Kate Mosse (France) 7/16
✔3. The Immortal Fire - Anne Ursu (Greece) 7/20
Briar Rose by Jane Yolen Citadel (Languedoc, #3) by Kate Mosse The Immortal Fire (Cronus Chronicles, #3) by Anne Ursu

Non-European
✔1. Meet Me in Venice - Elizabeth Adler (China) 7/4
✔2. The Map of Lost Memories: A Novel - Kim Fay (Cambodia) 7/30
✔3. Enchantment - Orson Scott Card (Russia/Ukraine) 7/29
Meet Me in Venice by Elizabeth Adler The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay Enchantment by Orson Scott Card

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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Barbara ★ August Challenge

READ: 8/8

✔1. Back to School - Clockwork Princess - Cassandra Clare (book on cover) 8/2
✔2. Summer Vacation - Scoundrel - Zoe Archer (set in Greece, I live in USA) 8/18
✔3. August Birthstone = Peridot/Onyx - The Frog King - Adam Davies (green cover) 8/11
✔4. Zodiac=Leo - The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf - Molly Harper (werewolf) 8/3
✔5. U.S. Air Force Day (August 1) - Last Man Standing - Cindy Gerard (military) 8/7
✔6. Friendship Day (August 4) - Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - Seth Grahame-Smith (on Tien's shelf) 8/4
✔7. Purple Heart Day (August 7) - Utterly Charming - Kristina Grayson (heart on cover) 8/30
✔8. Women's Equality Day (August 26) - Unspoken - Sarah Rees Brennan (female author & strong female character) 8/8

Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices, #3) by Cassandra Clare Scoundrel (The Blades of the Rose, #2) by Zoe Archer Frog King, The A Love Story by Adam Davies The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf (Naked Werewolf, #2) by Molly Harper Last Man Standing (Black Ops, #7) by Cindy Gerard Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith Utterly Charming (Fates, #1) by Kristine Grayson Unspoken (The Lynburn Legacy, #1) by Sarah Rees Brennan

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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Barbara ★ September/October Challenge

READ: 11/11

✔Sept 4 - Rosh Hashanah - Aunt Dimity's Death - Nancy Atherton (m.c. comes into inheritance) 9/8
✔Sept 6 - 12th of Never - James Patterson 9/26
✔Sept 13 - Fortune Cookie Day - Master of Darkness - Angela Knight (prophecy) 9/5
✔Sept 13 - Yom Kippur - Out of Breath - Rebecca Donovan (h and h both ask for forgiveness) 9/14
✔Sept 28 - Ask A Stupid Question - (m.c. is a blooming idiot) 10/1
✔Oct 9 - Fire Prevention Day - Red Phoenix - Kylie Chan (fire on cover) 9/26
✔Oct 9 - Leif Erikson Day - Rebel - Zoe Archer (takes place in Canada) 9/8
✔Oct 13 - International Skeptics Day - Secondhand Spirits - Juliet Blackwell (hero skeptical about heroine's witch powers) 10/10
✔Oct 24 - United Nations Day -Mrs. Pollifax Unveiled - Dorothy Gilman (set in Syria) 9/2
✔Oct 31 - Halloween - Written in Red - Anne Bishop (paranormal) 9/16

✔Bonus - Fall Colors on the cover - Red/Orange/Yellow
Death Magic - Eileen Wilks (red cover) 9/30

Aunt Dimity's Death (An Aunt Dimity Mystery, #1) by Nancy Atherton 12th of Never (Women's Murder Club, #12) by James Patterson Master of Darkness (Mageverse, #9) by Angela Knight Out of Breath (Breathing, #3) by Rebecca Donovan Ugly Beautiful by Sean-Paul Thomas Author Red Phoenix (Dark Heavens, #2) by Kylie Chan Rebel (The Blades of the Rose, #3) by Zoe Archer Secondhand Spirits (A Witchcraft Mystery, #1) by Juliet Blackwell Mrs. Pollifax Unveiled (Mrs. Pollifax, Book 14) by Dorothy Gilman Written in Red (The Others, #1) by Anne Bishop Death Magic (World of the Lupi, #8) by Eileen Wilks

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


Halloween Challenge

READ: 18/15

Category 1: Spell out any supernatural creature using the first word in the title or the author's first or last name.

✔B: Blood Lies - Daniel Kalla 10/3
✔E: Mortal Ties - Eileen Wilks 10/15
✔L: Little Shop of Homicide - Denise Swanson 10/22
✔A: Aunt Dimity and the Duke - Nancy Atherton 10/6
Blood Lies by Daniel Kalla Mortal Ties (World of the Lupi, #9) by Eileen Wilks Little Shop of Homicide (A Devereaux Dime Store Mystery #1) by Denise Swanson Aunt Dimity and the Duke (An Aunt Dimity Mystery #2) by Nancy Atherton

L:
✔U: Ugly Beautiful - SeanPaul Thomas
✔G: Grave Secrets - Kathy Reichs 10/8
✔O: Once Upon a Tower - Eloisa James 10/8
✔S: Split Second - Catherine Coulter 10/25
✔I: What Doesn't Kill You - Iris Johansen 10/17
Ugly Beautiful by Sean-Paul Thomas Author Grave Secrets (Temperance Brennan, #5) by Kathy Reichs Once Upon a Tower (Fairy Tales, #5) by Eloisa James Split Second (FBI Thriller, #15) by Catherine Coulter What Doesn't Kill You by Iris Johansen

Category 4: Read books with covers that are predominantly black, orange, red or yellow
Eternally Yours - Cate Tiernan (yellow cover) 10/18
Firewalker - Allyson James (red/orange cover) 10/27
Eternally Yours (Immortal Beloved, #3) by Cate Tiernan Firewalker (Stormwalker, #2) by Allyson James

Category 5: Read books that have supernatural creatures in them.
Fall of Night - Rachel Caine (vampire) 10/5
Hunted - P.C. Cast (vampire) 10/5
Raven Calls - C.E. Murphy (witch/shaman/werewolf) 10/6
Raven Cursed - Faith Hunter (vampire) 10/12
Gunmetal Magic - Ilona Andrews (shifters) 10/25
Blood Rites - Jim Butcher (wizard) 10/29
Grave Surprise - Charlaine Harris (psychic) 10/30
Temptation Rising - A.C. Arthur (shifter) 10/31

Fall of Night (The Morganville Vampires, #14) by Rachel Caine Hunted (House of Night, #5) by P.C. Cast Raven Calls (Walker Papers, #7) by C.E. Murphy Raven Cursed (Jane Yellowrock, #4) by Faith Hunter Gunmetal Magic by Ilona Andrews Blood Rites (The Dresden Files, #6) by Jim Butcher Grave Surprise (Harper Connelly, #2) by Charlaine Harris Temptation Rising (The Shadow Shifters, #1) by A.C. Arthur

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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Barbara ★
December Challenge

READ: 10/10

Christmas
✔1. Miracle on 34th Street - read a book set in New York City OR read a book with "miracle" in the title OR read a book with a 3 or 4 in the total pages.
The Line Between Here and Gone - Andrea Kane (set in NY) 12/6

✔2. A Christmas Story - read a book with a character (or author) named Ralph OR read a book set in Indiana OR read a book with a weapon on the cover OR read a book where a leg is displayed prominently on the cover.
With All My Soul - Rachel Vincent (leg on cover) 12/4

✔3. Bad Santa - read a book with a thief OR read a book with Santa (or something Christmas related on the cover) OR read a book where someone has an addiction (to anything) OR read an erotic romance OR read a book with "bad" in the title.
My Life As a White Trash Zombie - Diana Rowland (addicted to brains) 12/6

✔4. The Polar Express - read a book with a form of transportation on the cover OR read a book that is set in a cold location (Alaska, Russia, Antarctica, etc) OR read a book that was made into a movie or TV show OR read a book that was published in 2004.
Beyond the Night - Joss Ware 12/20

✔5. Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer - read a book with a red cover OR read a book that is #9 in a series OR read a book with an antlered animal on the cover or in the story OR read a book with a main character who is bullied or harassed.
Grimm End - S.T. Cameron (harassed) 12/9

Hanukkah
✔1. Eight Crazy Nights - read a book with "crazy" or "night(s)" in the title OR a book that is #8 in a series OR a book with a music theme (musician/concert/musical instrument on the cover etc) OR read a book set in New Hampshire.
Fifth Quarter - Tanya Huff (musical theme) 12/11

✔2. Chanukah on Planet Matzah Ball - read a book with aliens OR read a book with something round on the cover OR read a book with a Jewish character OR a book with a mystery to solve OR read a book with someone in the food industry (chef, waitress, etc).
Initiation - Ruth Kerce (aliens) 12/5

✔3. Agent Emes and the Happy Chanukah - read a book with a secret agent/spy OR a book with "happy" in the title (happiness would work too) OR a book that is part of a series but not the first book.
Finding the Lost - Shannon Butcher (Sentinels #2) 12/29

Kwanzaa
✔1. The Black Candle - read a book with a black cover OR read a book with a light source on the cover or in the title (candle, headlights, streetlights, stars, etc) OR read a book with a three word title.
Black Hole Sun - David Macinnis Gill 12/22

✔2. A Rugrat's Kwanzaa Special - read a book with an African-American main character OR read a book in the children's genre OR read a book where a large family gathering happens OR read a book with food on the cover.
Thankless in Death - J.D. Robb (huge family gathering) 12/12

The Line Between Here and Gone by Andrea Kane With All My Soul (Soul Screamers, #7) by Rachel Vincent My Life as a White Trash Zombie (White Trash Zombie, #1) by Diana Rowland Beyond the Night (Envy Chronicles, #1) by Joss Ware Grimm End by S.T. Cameron Fifth Quarter (Quarters, #2) by Tanya Huff Initiation (Xylon Warriors #1) by Ruth D. Kerce Finding the Lost (Sentinel Wars, #2) by Shannon K. Butcher Black Hole Sun (Hell's Cross, #1) by David Macinnis Gill Thankless in Death (In Death, #37) by J.D. Robb

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 33: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jul 05, 2015 12:22PM) (new)

Barbara ★ Top 100 Fantasy Books

Read: 82/100
Will Not Read: 13/100 (God-awful series!)
TO READ: 30 (24 from 100 plus 6 as Chronicles of Narnia has 7 books)

✔1. ROWLING, JK – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows ★★★★★
✔2. MEYER, STEPHENIE – Twilight ★★★
✔3. ROWLING, JK – Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone ★★★★★
✔4. ROWLING, JK – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ★★★★★
✔5. ROWLING, JK – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ★★★★★
✔6. ROWLING, JK – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ★★★★★
✔7. ROWLING, JK – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ★★★★★
✔8. ROWLING, JK – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ★★★★★
✔9. MEYER, STEPHENIE – Eclipse ★★★★
✔10. MEYER, STEPHENIE – New Moon ★★★
✔11. MEYER, STEPHENIE – Breaking Dawn ★★★
12. TOLKIEN, JRR – The Fellowship of the Ring
✔13. NOEL, Alyson – Evermore ★★
14. TOLKIEN, JRR – The Return of the King
15. TOLKIEN, JRR – The Two Towers
16. NOEL, Alyson – Blue Moon **Will Not Read**
✔17. TOLKIEN, JRR – The Hobbit 2/26/15 ★★
18. LEWIS, CS – Chronicles of Narnia
✔#1 The Magician's Nephew 11/5/12 ★★
✔#2 The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe 7/9/12 ★★★★
#3 The Horse and His Boy **Will Not Read**
#4 Prince Caspian **Will Not Read**
#5 The Voyage of the Dawn Treader **Will Not Read**
#6 The Silver Chair **Will Not Read**
#7 The Last Battle **Will Not Read**
✔19. CLARE, Cassandra – City of Bones ★★★★
✔20. MEAD, Richelle – Vampire Academy ★★★★
✔21. CASHORE, Kristin – Graceling ★★★★★
✔22. CLARE, Cassandra – City of Glass ★★★★★
✔23. COLLINS, Suzanne – The Hunger Games ★★★★
✔24. CLARE, Cassandra – City of Ashes ★★★★★
✔25. MEAD, Richelle – Shadow Kiss ★★★★
✔26. MEAD, Richelle – Frostbite ★★★★
✔27. L’ENGLE, Madeline – A Wrinkle in Time ★★★
✔28. BRIGGS, Patricia – Moon Called ★★★★
✔29. SNYDER, Maria – Poison Study
✔30. MEAD, Richelle – Blood Promise ★★★
✔31. BRIGGS, Patricia – Bone Crossed ★★★★★
✔32. MARR, Melissa – Wicked Lovely ★★★
✔33. HARRIS, Charlaine – Dead Until Dark
✔34. BRIGGS, Patricia – Iron Kissed ★★★★
✔35. BRIGGS, Patricia – Blood Bound ★★★★
✔36. DE LA CRUZ, Melissa – Blue Bloods ★★★
✔37. SHAKESPEARE, William – A Midsummer Night's Dream ★★★★
✔38. ARMSTRONG, Kelly – Bitten ★★★★★
✔39. PAOLINI, Christopher – Eragon ★★★★★
40. HARRIS, Charlaine – Dead to the World
41. SNYDER, Maria – Fire Study **Will Not Read**
✔42. ARMSTRONG, Kelley – The Summoning ★★★★★
✔43. FROST, Jeaniene – One Foot in the Grave ★★★★
44. DE LA CRUZ, Melissa – Masquerade **Will Not Read**
45. DE LA CRUZ, Melissa – Revelations **Will Not Read**
✔46. FROST, Jeaniene – Halfway to the Grave ★★★★★
47. SNYDER, Maria – Magic Study**Will Not Read**
48. MARR, Melissa – Ink Exchange **Will Not Read**
✔50. HARRIS, Charlaine – Club Dead 7/9/12 ★★★★
✔51. WARD, JR – Dark Lover ★★★★★
✔52. MCKINLEY, Robin – The Blue Sword 6/25/14 ★★★★
✔53. VINCENT, Rachel – Stray ★★★★
✔54. RICE, Anne – Interview With the Vampire ★★★★
✔55. KENYON, Sherrilyn – Acheron ★★★★★
56. HARRIS, Charlaine – From Dead to Worse
57. HARRIS, Charlaine – Dead as a Doornail
✔58. HARRIS, Charlaine – Living Dead in Dallas ★★★★
59. HARRIS, Charlaine – Definitely Dead
✔60. WARD, JR – Lover Awakened ★★★★★
✔61. FROST, Jeaniene – At Grave's End ★★★★
62. HARRIS, Charlaine – All Together Dead
63. MARR, Melissa – Fragile Eternity **Will Not Read**
✔64. CARROLL, Lewis – Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ★★★★
65. VINCENT, Rachel – Prey
✔66. HARRISON, Kim – Dead Witch Walking ★★
✔67. BRAY, Libba – A Great and Terrible Beauty
68. DE LA CRUZ, Melissa – The Van Alen Legacy **Will No Read**
69. VINCENT, Rachel – Pride
✔70. VINCENT, Rachel – Rogue ★★★
✔71. WYNNE JONES, Diana – Howl's Moving Castle 3/17/13 ★★
✔72. PULLMAN, Philip – The Golden Compass ★★★★★
✔73. MONING, Karen Marie – Darkfever ★★★
✔74. MONING, Karen Marie – Bloodfever ★★★
✔75. STOKER, Bram – Dracula ★★★★
✔76. PULLMAN, Philip – The Subtle Knife ★★★★
✔77. CARD, Orson Scott – Ender's Game 10/27/12 ★★★★
✔78. PULLMAN, Philip – The Amber Spyglass ★★★★★
✔79. MCKINLEY, Robin – The Hero and the Crown 5/14/14 ★★★
✔80. WARD, JR – Lover Eternal ★★★★★
✔81. MONING, Karen Marie – Dreamfever
✔82. LEVINE, Gail Carson – Ella Enchanted 11/17/12 ★★★
83. WILLIAMSON, Jill – By Darkness Hid
✔84. PIERCE, Tamora – Trickster's Choice ★★★
✔85. MURPHY, CE – Urban Shaman ★★★★
✔86. WARD, JR – Lover Revealed ★★★★★
87. NIX, Garth – Sabriel
✔88. WARD, JR – Lover Unbound ★★★★★
✔89. HAMILTON, Laurell K – Guilty Pleasures ★★★★★
✔90. PAOLINI, Christopher – Eldest ★★★★★
✔91. BEAGLE, Peter S – The Last Unicorn ★★
✔92. KENYON, Sherrilyn – Night Play ★★★★★
✔93. MEAD, Richelle – Succubus Blues ★★★★
✔94. BAUM, Frank – The Wonderful Wizard of Oz ★★★★★
✔95. WARD, JR – Lover Enshrined ★★★★
✔96. MEAD, Richelle – Storm Born ★★★★★
✔97. GAIMAN, Neil & PRATCHETT, Terry – Good Omens ★★★★★
✔98. ANDREWS, Ilona – Magic Strikes ★★★★★
✔99. MONING, Karen Marie – Faefever ★★★
✔100.MCKINLEY, Robin – Beauty 7/22 ★★★


message 34: by Heather (new)

Heather T (horrorvacui000) | 532 comments Mod
I can see why you'd say no to most you crossed off, but I was shocked by the Snyder being nixed. What have you read from her before?

I'm stuck on this challenge. The ones that are left are one's I'm not excited to read.


message 35: by Barbara ★ (last edited Dec 30, 2012 08:16AM) (new)

Barbara ★ Me either which is why it is still pending.

I like Snyder but I read the first book in the Study series and totally hated it. The premise of the story is offensive to me and I won't continue the series. But don't take my word for it because other people absolutely love it.

However, her Insider series is very good and I have her Glass series on my TBR but haven't got to it yet.

Inside Out (Insider, #1) by Maria V. Snyder Storm Glass (Glass, #1) by Maria V. Snyder


message 36: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jun 01, 2013 08:01AM) (new)

Barbara ★ Ipod Shuffle

Barbara's IPOD Shuffle
1. Train - Hey Soul Sister (chosen on 5/23/12)
2. Train - Drive By(chosen on 8/1/12)
3. Jason Aldean - Crazytown - (chosen on 8/27/12)
4. Theory of a Deadman - Gentleman (chosen on 12/20/12)
5. The Clash - London Calling (chosen on 1/6/13)
6. One Night Rodeo - Dirty Mind (chosen on 2/13/13)
7. The Monroes - What Do All The People Know (chosen on 3/19/13)


☁ What Do All the People Know - COMPLETE
W: A Falcon Flies - Wilbur Smith 3/31
H: Dare to Die - Carolyn Hart 4/6
A: Angelopolis - Danielle Trussoni 4/18
T: Through Violet Eyes - Stephen Woodworth 3/20

D: Double Play - Jill Shalvis 3/20
O: Driven to Ink - Karen Olsen 3/24

A: No Mercy - Lori Armstrong 4/19
L: Lethal Rider - Larissa Ione 3/22
L: Mortal Coil - Derek Landy 3/29

T: Tricks of the Trade - Laura Ann Gilman 3/30
H: Unearthly - Cynthia Hand 4/4
E: Shadows in the Starlight - Elaine Cunningham 4/2

P: The Pleasure of Your Kiss - Teresa Medeiros 3/26
E: Crocodile on the Sandbank - Elizabeth Peters 4/4
O: On Stranger Tides - Tim Powers 4/5
P: The Bridge to Never Land - Dave Barry/Ridley Pearson 3/31
L: Rogue Rider - Larissa Ione 4/6
E: The Return of Black Douglas - Elaine Coffman 4/7

K: Superstition - Karen Robards 3/31
N: The Next Always - Nora Roberts 4/9
O: Odalisque - Fiona McIntosh 5/30
W: Warrior - Zoe Archer 4/11
A Falcon Flies (The Ballantyne Novels, #1) by Wilbur A. Smith Dare to Die (Death on Demand, #19) by Carolyn Hart Through Violet Eyes by Stephen Woodworth Double Play (Pacific Heat, #1) by Jill Shalvis Driven to Ink (Tattoo Shop Mystery, #3) by Karen E. Olson Lethal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #3) by Larissa Ione Mortal Coil (Skulduggery Pleasant, #5) by Derek Landy Tricks of the Trade (Paranormal Scene Investigations #3) by Laura Anne Gilman Unearthly (Unearthly, #1) by Cynthia Hand Shadows in the Starlight (Changeling, #2) by Elaine Cunningham The Pleasure of Your Kiss (Burke Brothers, #1) by Teresa Medeiros Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1) by Elizabeth Peters On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers The Bridge to Never Land (Peter and the Starcatchers, #5) by Dave Barry Rogue Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #4 ) by Larissa Ione The Return of Black Douglas (Black Douglas, #2) by Elaine Coffman Superstition by Karen Robards The Next Always (Inn BoonsBoro, #1) by Nora Roberts Odalisque (Percheron, #1) by Fiona McIntosh Warrior (The Blades of the Rose, #1) by Zoe Archer

☁ Dirty Mind - COMPLETE
D: Creepers - David Morrell 2/24
I: Immortal Rider - Larissa Ione 2/22
R: Romeo, Romeo - Robin Kaye 2/26
T: The Trouble with J.J. - Tami Hoag 2/20
Y: Legend of the Jade Dragon - Yasmine Galenorn 2/17

M: The Highlander's Fury - Maeve Greyson 2/15
I: In the Shadow of Gotham - Stefanie Pintoff 3/19
N: Aunt Dimity Down Under - Nancy Atherton 3/7
D: The Dragon Who Loved Me - G.A. Aiken 3/6
Creepers by David Morrell Immortal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #2 ) by Larissa Ione Romeo, Romeo (Domestic Gods, #1) by Robin Kaye The Trouble with J.J. by Tami Hoag Legend of the Jade Dragon (A Chintz 'n China Mystery, #2) by Yasmine Galenorn The Highlander's Fury by Maeve Greyson In the Shadow of Gotham (Simon Ziele, #1) by Stefanie Pintoff Aunt Dimity Down Under (An Aunt Dimity Mystery, #15) by Nancy Atherton The Dragon Who Loved Me (Dragon Kin, #5) by G.A. Aiken

☁ London Calling - COMPLETE
L: Lost Love Found - Bertrice Small 1/10
O: Odd Apocalypse - Dean Koontz 1/17
N: A Night Like This - Julia Quinn 1/13
D: Demon from the Dark - Kresley Cole 1/6
O: Speaker for the Dead - Orson Scott Card 2/13
N: Hot Ice - Nora Roberts 1/16

C: The Calling - Kelley Armstrong 1/11
A: Ashes to Dust - Yrsa Sigurðardóttir 1/22
L: Leviathan - Scott Westerfield 1/16
L: Midnight Rain - Holly Lisle 1/17
I: Into Thin Air:Mt. Everest Disaster - Jon Krakauer 1/13
N: Now or Never - Michele Bardsley 2/11
G: Q is for Quarry - Sue Grafton 1/24
Lost Love Found (O'Malley Saga, #5) by Bertrice Small Odd Apocalypse (Odd Thomas, #5) by Dean Koontz A Night Like This (Smythe-Smith Quartet #2) by Julia Quinn Demon from the Dark (Immortals After Dark, #10) by Kresley Cole Speaker for the Dead (Ender's Saga, #2) by Orson Scott Card Hot Ice by Nora Roberts The Calling (Darkness Rising, #2) by Kelley Armstrong Ashes to Dust by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir Leviathan (Leviathan, #1) by Scott Westerfeld Midnight Rain by Holly Lisle Into Thin Air A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer Now or Never (Wizards of Nevermore, #2) by Michele Bardsley Q is for Quarry (Kinsey Millhone, #17) by Sue Grafton

☁ Gentleman
♪ G: Into the Dark - Gena Showalter 12/31
♪ E: Shadows in the Darkness - Elaine Cunningham 12/26
♪ N: A Notorious Proposition - Adele Ashworth 12/21
♪ T: Them Bones - Carolyn Haines 12/30
♪ L: Love in a Nutshell - Janet Evanovich 1/3/13
♪ E: Blood Challenge - Eileen Wilks 1/6/13
♪ M: Mum's the Word - Kate Collins 12/23
♪ A: The Accidental Tourist - Anne Tyler 12/21
♪ N: Tempest Rising - Nicole Peeler 12/31
Into the Dark (Lords of the Underworld, #.5, #3.5, Plus Bonus Material) by Gena Showalter Shadows in the Darkness (Changeling, #1) by Elaine Cunningham A Notorious Proposition (Winter Garden #3) by Adele Ashworth Them Bones (Sarah Booth Delaney, #1) by Carolyn Haines Love in a Nutshell by Janet Evanovich Blood Challenge (World of the Lupi, #7) by Eileen Wilks Mum's the Word (A Flower Shop Mystery, #1) by Kate Collins The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler Tempest Rising (Jane True, #1) by Nicole Peeler

☁ Crazytown - COMPLETE
♪ C: Crouching Vampire, Hidden Fang - Katie MacAlister 9/4
♪ R: Jennifer Rardin - Biting the Bullet 8/28
♪ A: Ascension - Felicity Heaton 8/29
♪ Z: Zoe Archer - Half Past Dead 9/14
♪ Y: The Year of Living Scandalously - Julia London 12/20
♪ T: Thursday's Child - Sandra Brown 8/30
♪ O: Outside In - Maria Snyder 10/12
♪ W: David Wiltse - Heartland: A Novel 9/16
♪ N: Chloe Neill - Drink Deep 10/28
Crouching Vampire, Hidden Fang (Dark Ones, #7) by Katie MacAlister Biting the Bullet (Jaz Parks, #3) by Jennifer Rardin Ascension (Shadow and Light Trilogy, #1) by Felicity E. Heaton Half Past Dead (Includes The Blades of the Rose, Prequel; Guardians of the Dark, #1) by Zoe Archer The Year of Living Scandalously (The Secrets of Hadley Green, #1) by Julia London Thursday's Child by Sandra Brown Outside In (Insider, #2) by Maria V. Snyder Heartland A Novel by David Wiltse Drink Deep (Chicagoland Vampires, #5) by Chloe Neill


☁Drive By - COMPLETE
♪ D: The Demon's Lexicon - Sarah Rees Brennan 8/2/12
♪ R: Karen Ranney - Sold to a Laird 8/11/12
♪ I: I Don't Want to Kill You - Dan Wells 8/27/12
♪ V: V is for Vengeance - Sue Grafton 8/22/12
♪ E: Eyes Of Crow - Jeri Smith-Ready 8/13/12

♪ B: Bridge to Terabithia - Katherine Paterson 8/3/12
♪ Y: You Kill Me - Alison Gaylin 8/5/12
The Demon's Lexicon (The Demon's Lexicon Trilogy, #1) by Sarah Rees Brennan Sold to a Laird (The Tulloch Sgàthán Trilogy, #1) by Karen Ranney I Don't Want to Kill You (John Cleaver, #3) by Dan Wells V is for Vengeance (Kinsey Millhone #22) by Sue Grafton Eyes of Crow (Aspect of Crow, #1) by Jeri Smith-Ready Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson You Kill Me by Alison Gaylin

☁Hey Soul Sister - COMPLETE
♪ H: Faith Hunter - Mercy Blade 5/27/12
♪ E: Earl of Darkness - Alix Rickloff 5/26/12
♪ Y: Samantha Young - Blood Will Tell 5/28/12

♪ S: Ship of Magic - Robin Hobb 5/29/12
♪ O: Kenneth Oppel - Airborn 7/12/12
♪ U: Lisa Unger - Sliver of Truth 7/30/12
♪ L: Living Dead in Dallas - Charlaine Harris 6/14/12

♪ S: Sinful Magic - Jennifer Lyon 5/30/12
♪ I: Alexandra Ivy - Darkness Revealed 6/28/12
♪ S: Scorched - Sharon Ashwood 6/3/12
♪ T: Tiger Paw - Charles Cornell 6/7/12
♪ E: Janet Evanovich - Hero at Large 6/11/12
♪ R: Caris Roane - Ascension 6/9/12
Mercy Blade (Jane Yellowrock, #3) by Faith Hunter Earl of Darkness (Heirs of Kilronan Trilogy, #1) by Alix Rickloff Blood Will Tell (Warriors of Ankh, #1) by Samantha Young Ship of Magic (Liveship Traders, #1) by Robin Hobb Darkness Revealed (Guardians of Eternity, #4) by Alexandra Ivy Sliver of Truth  by Lisa Unger Living Dead in Dallas (Sookie Stackhouse, #2) by Charlaine Harris Sinful Magic (Wing Slayer Hunters, #4) by Jennifer Lyon Scorched (The Dark Forgotten, #2) by Sharon Ashwood Tiger Paw by Charles A. Cornell Hero at Large by Janet Evanovich Ascension (Guardians of Ascension, #1) by Caris Roane


message 37: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jan 01, 2014 04:37PM) (new)

Barbara ★ Dementia US States Challenge

Duration: January 1 - December 31, 2013


READ: 46/51

Alabama:
✔Alaska: Toehold: A Novel - Stephen Foreman 2/8
✔Arizona: The Andromeda Strain - Michael Crichton 2/28
✔Arkansas: Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes - Denise Grover Swank 12/14
✔California: Blood Challenge - Eileen Wilks 1/6
✔Colorado: Chopping Spree - Diane Mott Davidson 5/5
✔Connecticut: The Trouble with J.J. - Tami Hoag 2/20
Delaware:
✔Florida: Midnight Rain - Holly Lisle 1/17
✔Georgia: The Darkest Edge of Dawn - Kelly Gay 7/5
✔Hawaii: Immortal Rider - Larissa Ione 2/22
✔Idaho: Tin Swift - Devon Monk 5/31
✔Illinois: Biting Cold - Chloe Neill 4/23
✔Indiana: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - Seth Grahame-Smith 8/4
✔Iowa: Calamity Jayne - Kathleen Bacus 2/17
Kansas:
Kentucky:
✔Louisiana: Lucky's Lady - Tami Hoag 1/29
✔Maine: Small as an Elephant - Jennifer Richard Jacobson 5/9
✔Maryland: The Next Always - Nora Roberts 4/9
✔Massachusetts: Absolutely, Positively - Heather Webber 2/5
✔Michigan: Love in a Nutshell - Janet Evanovich 1/4
✔Minnesota: Monkeewrench - P.J. Tracy 1/19
✔Mississippi: Deadly Fear - Cynthia Eden 5/29
✔Missouri: Taking a Shot - Jaci Burton 1/19
✔Montana: Chasing Fire - Nora Roberts 8/21
✔Nebraska: Unnatural - Michael Griffo 2/28
✔Nevada: Driven to Ink - Karen Olsen 3/24
✔New Hampshire: Bookplate Special - Lorna Barrett 5/4
✔New Jersey: Creepers - David Morrell 2/24
✔New Mexico: Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet - Darynda Jones 2/2
✔New York: Romeo, Romeo - Robin Kaye 2/26
✔North Carolina: Valley of Dust - Karoleen Vry Brucks 6/29
✔North Dakota: Starfire Angels - Melanie Nilles 12/15
✔Ohio: Winter Kiss - Deborah Cooke 8/14
✔Oklahoma: Hunted - P.C. Cast 10/5
✔Oregon: Dawn in Eclipse Bay - Jayne Ann Krentz 7/3
✔Pennsylvania: The Rosary Girls - Richard Montanari 5/26
✔Rhode Island: Devilish - Maureen Johnson 4/14
✔South Carolina: Beautiful Redemption - Kami Garcia 5/19
✔South Dakota: No Mercy - Lori Armstrong 4/19
✔Tennessee: A Brisket, a Casket - Delia Rosen 8/13
✔Texas: Before I Wake - Rachel Vincent 6/9
✔Utah: Everneath - Brodi Ashton 6/18
✔Vermont: Kill Me Again - Maggie Shayne 8/16
✔Virginia: Payback - Fern Michaels 6/16
✔Washington: Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor - Lisa Kleypas 2/1
✔Washington DC: The Innocent - David Baldacci 5/21
West Virginia:
✔Wisconsin: Unencumbered - Dennis Glawe 7/5
✔Wyoming: Unearthly - Cynthia Hand 4/4

Finding the Lost (Sentinel Wars, #2) by Shannon K. Butcher Toehold A Novel by Stephen H. Foreman The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes (Rose Gardner Mystery, #1) by Denise Grover Swank Blood Challenge (World of the Lupi, #7) by Eileen Wilks Chopping Spree (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #11) by Diane Mott Davidson The Trouble with J.J. by Tami Hoag Voracious (Clare Point, #5) by V.K. Forrest Midnight Rain by Holly Lisle The Darkest Edge of Dawn (Charlie Madigan, #2) by Kelly Gay Immortal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #2; Demonica, #7) by Larissa Ione Tin Swift (Age of Steam, #2) by Devon Monk Biting Cold (Chicagoland Vampires, #6) by Chloe Neill Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith Calamity Jayne (Calamity Jayne Mystery, #1) by Kathleen Bacus Renegade Most Wanted by Carol Arens Nauti Temptress (Nauti Girls, #1) by Lora Leigh Lucky's Lady (Doucet #2) by Tami Hoag Small as an Elephant by Jennifer Richard Jacobson The Next Always (Inn BoonsBoro, #1) by Nora Roberts Absolutely, Positively (Lucy Valentine, #3) by Heather Webber Love in a Nutshell by Janet Evanovich Monkeewrench (Monkeewrench, #1) by P.J. Tracy Deadly Fear (Deadly, #1) by Cynthia Eden Taking a Shot (Play by Play, #3) by Jaci Burton Chasing Fire by Nora Roberts Unnatural (Archangel Academy, #1) by Michael Griffo Driven to Ink (Tattoo Shop Mystery, #3) by Karen E. Olson Bookplate Special (A Booktown Mystery, #3) by Lorna Barrett Creepers by David Morrell Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet (Charley Davidson, #4) by Darynda Jones Romeo, Romeo (Domestic Gods, #1) by Robin Kaye Valley of Dust by Karoleen Vry Brucks Starfire Angels (Starfire Angels Dark Angel Chronicles, #1) by Melanie Nilles Winter Kiss (Dragonfire, #4) by Deborah Cooke Hunted (House of Night, #5) by P.C. Cast Dawn in Eclipse Bay (Eclipse Bay Trilogy, # 2) by Jayne Ann Krentz The Rosary Girls (Jessica Balzano & Kevin Byrne, #1) by Richard Montanari Devilish by Maureen Johnson Beautiful Redemption (Caster Chronicles, #4) by Kami Garcia No Mercy (A Mercy Gunderson Mystery, #1) by Lori G. Armstrong A Brisket, a Casket (A Deadly Deli Mystery, #1) by Delia Rosen Before I Wake (Soul Screamers, #6) by Rachel Vincent Everneath (Everneath, #1) by Brodi Ashton Kill Me Again (Secrets of Shadow Falls, #2) by Maggie Shayne Payback (Sisterhood, #2) by Fern Michaels Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor (Friday Harbor, #1) by Lisa Kleypas The Innocent (Will Robie,#1) by David Baldacci The Girl Most Likely To... by Susan Donovan Unencumbered Of Love, Life, and the Law by Dennis Glawe Unearthly (Unearthly, #1) by Cynthia Hand


message 38: by Barbara ★ (last edited Feb 01, 2014 03:20PM) (new)

Barbara ★ Numbers Challenge

Duration: May 10 - December 31, 2013

READ: 13/13

✔1. White Tiger - Kylie Chan 5/23
✔2. Tin Swift - Devon Monk 5/31
✔3. Head Over Heels - Jill Shalvis 11/7
✔4. Beautiful Redemption - Kami Garcia 5/19
✔5. Crown of Crystal Flame - C.L. Wilson 5/17
✔6. Before I Wake - Rachel Vincent 6/9
✔7. The Navigator - Clive Cussler 1/9
✔8. Death Magic - Eileen Wilks 9/30
✔9. Seeing a Large Cat - Elizabeth Peters 11/23
✔10. Dark Moon - Rebecca York 9/17
✔11. Cream Puff Murder - Joanne Fluke 11/29
✔12. Black Dawn - Rachel Caine 7/2
✔13. Taking Eve - Iris Johansen 8/10

White Tiger (Dark Heavens, #1) by Kylie Chan Tin Swift (Age of Steam, #2) by Devon Monk Head Over Heels (Lucky Harbor, #3) by Jill Shalvis Beautiful Redemption (Caster Chronicles, #4) by Kami Garcia Crown of Crystal Flame (Tairen Soul, #5) by C.L. Wilson Before I Wake (Soul Screamers, #6) by Rachel Vincent The Navigator (NUMA Files, #7) by Clive Cussler Death Magic (World of the Lupi, #8) by Eileen Wilks Seeing a Large Cat (Amelia Peabody, #9) by Elizabeth Peters Dark Moon (Moon #10; Decorah Security #1) by Rebecca York Cream Puff Murder (Hannah Swensen, #11) by Joanne Fluke Black Dawn (The Morganville Vampires, #12) by Rachel Caine Taking Eve (Eve Duncan # 16) by Iris Johansen

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 39: by Barbara ★ (last edited Nov 30, 2013 12:47PM) (new)

Barbara ★ Dementia Banned Books

I've previously read 26 of the books on the list and will read 4 others (the only ones I could stomach) to complete this challenge.

READ: 4/4

Books from 1990-1999 list:
✔1. Earth’s Children (series), by Jean M. Auel
The Clan of the Cave Bear
The Valley of Horses
The Mammoth Hunters
The Plains of Passage
The Shelters of Stone
The Land of Painted Caves
✔2. The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton
✔3. Deenie, by Judy Blume
✔4. Cujo, by Stephen King
✔5. Ordinary People, by Judith Guest
✔6. Sleeping Beauty Trilogy, by A.N. Roquelaure (Anne Rice)
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty
Beauty's Punishment
Beauty's Release
✔7. Lord of the Flies, by William Golding
✔8. Carrie, by Stephen King
✔9. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain
✔10. Christine, by Stephen King

Books from 2000-2009 list:
✔1. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling
a.Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
b.Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
c.Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
d.Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
e.Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
f.Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
g.Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
✔5. Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck
✔8. His Dark Materials (series), by Philip Pullman
a.The Golden Compass
b.The Subtle Knife
c. The Amber Spyglass
✔14. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain
✔16. Forever, by Judy Blume
✔17. The Color Purple, by Alice Walker
✔18. Go Ask Alice, by Anonymous
✔19. Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger
✔21. To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
✔28. Bridge To Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson 8/3/12
✔36. Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley
✔43. Blubber, by Judy Blume
✔67. A Time to Kill, by John Grisham
✔74. The Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold
✔87. Tiger Eyes, by Judy Blume
✔90. A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeline L’Engle
✔91. Julie of the Wolves, by Jean Craighead George 8/19/12
✔95. Shade’s Children, by Garth Nix 11/27/13 DNF
✔96. Grendel, by John Gardner 2/16/13
✔99. Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret, by Judy Blume

Books added for 2010:
✔1. The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
✔2. Twilight - Stephanie Meyer

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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