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

~KarenH~ | 7545 comments April Monthly Challenge

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

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

2. Happy Birthday!: Read a book from a April birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours OR match the date of your birthday (1-30) to a member on the RRRC April Birthday List. If no initials or dates match exactly, pick the next closest letter or date (above or below).

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from The Netherlands. OR, The Netherlands is known for its agricultural exports, including approximately 2/3 of the world’s fresh flowers and bulbs, and The Hague is known as “the world’s legal capital” – so, read a book that has a character or characters involved in agriculture (farming, ranching, gardening, etc), a book with flowers on the cover, or a book in which law enforcement or the legal profession play a part.

4. Fourth Month: Read a book that has a 4 word title, is 4th in a series, or has an average rating on GoodReads of 4.00 or higher.

5. National Humor Month: Read a funny book.

6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): Read a book set on a ship, on or near the water, or involving a disaster (natural or man-made).

7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Read a book that someone else suggested you read, or a book that you have been hearing a lot of discussion about.

8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Read a book involving a child, a teacher or student, or a YA book.

9. Take a Chance Day (April 23): Read a book that is by a new to you author, or part of a new to you series or genre.

10. Reader's Choice:

Challenge Duration: April 1 to April 30, 2012

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

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

Please repost your progress as it helps when updating.

Happy Reading!


message 2: by Bookchaser (last edited Mar 25, 2013 09:29PM) (new)

Bookchaser | 1887 comments 2013 April Monthly Challenge

0/10 Completed

01. “A" is for April: Read a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.
Luscious by Amanda Usen
OR
Wild Cat by Jennifer Ashley
02. Happy Birthday!: Read a book from a April birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours OR match the date of your birthday (1-30) to a member on the RRRC April Birthday List.

03. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from The Netherlands. OR, The Netherlands is known for its agricultural exports, including approximately 2/3 of the world’s fresh flowers and bulbs, and The Hague is known as “the world’s legal capital” – so, read a book that has a character or characters involved in agriculture (farming, ranching, gardening, etc), a book with flowers on the cover, or a book in which law enforcement or the legal profession play a part.
Sage Creek by Jill Gregory
04. Fourth Month: Read a book that has a 4 word title, is 4th in a series, or has an average rating on GoodReads of 4.00 or higher.
Crystal Cove by Lisa Kleypas
OR
Wild Fire by Christine Feehan
05. National Humor Month: Read a funny book.
Seven Up by Janet Evanovich
06. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): Read a book set on a ship, on or near the water, or involving a disaster (natural or man-made).
The Fall by Marie Force
OR
Shielder by Catherine Spangler
07. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Read a book that someone else suggested you read, or a book that you have been hearing a lot of discussion about.
Slightly Wicked by Mary Balogh
08. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Read a book involving a child, a teacher or student, or a YA book.
His Son's Teacher by Kay Stockham
09. Take a Chance Day (April 23): Read a book that is by a new to you author, or part of a new to you series or genre.
Scrumptious by Amanda Usen
10. Reader's Choice:
Last Wolf Hunting by Rhyannon Byrd

Luscious by Amanda Usen XXX Wild Cat (Shifters Unbound, #3) by Jennifer Ashley XXX Sage Creek by Jill Gregory XXX Crystal Cove (Friday Harbor, #4) by Lisa Kleypas XXX Wild Fire (Leopard People, #4) by Christine Feehan XXX Seven Up (Stephanie Plum, #7) by Janet Evanovich XXX The Fall by Marie Force XXX Shielder (Shielder #1) by Catherine Spangler XXX Slightly Wicked (Bedwyn Saga, #2) by Mary Balogh XXX His Son's Teacher by Kay Stockham XXX Scrumptious by Amanda Usen XXX Last Wolf Hunting (Blood Runners, #2) by Rhyannon Byrd XXX


message 3: by MountainKat, Moderator (new)

MountainKat | 21447 comments I'm in for all 10!


message 4: by Raine (new)

Raine | 177 comments I'm in, not sure yet for how many. I'll post as I go.


message 5: by ~KarenH~, Moderator (new)

~KarenH~ | 7545 comments Wow, you guys are quick - I'm in for all 10! :)


message 6: by Breann (last edited Mar 21, 2013 05:59PM) (new)

Breann | 0 comments Read: 0/5


1. “A" is for April: A Troubled Range by Andrew Grey

4. Fourth Month: A Matter of Time

7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Louder Than Sirens, Louder Than Bells

8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Something Like Summer

10. Reader's Choice: Offside

A Troubled Range (Range, #2) by Andrew Grey A Matter of Time (#2) by Mary Calmes Louder Than Sirens, Louder Than Bells (Love is Always Write) by K.D. Sarge Something Like Summer (Season #1) by Jay Bell Offside by Ryan Loveless


message 7: by Ezinwanyi (last edited Apr 26, 2013 08:51AM) (new)

Ezinwanyi Chinyere | 2657 comments APRIL Monthly Challenge:
Read 8 of 10

1. “A" is for April:
Echo by Alicia Brewster

2. Happy Birthday! (April 10: Lauren Aplpeach’s Book List): Forever (Done 4/12)

3. Geography (Law Enforcement): Sticks & Stones (Done 4/20)

4. Fourth Month (4th in Elder Race Series): Oracle's Moon (Done 4/26)

5. National Humor Month: Deadlocked (Done 4/2)

6. Titanic Remembrance Day: Disaster (April 15): Onyx

7. Blah Blah Blah Day—Suggested Reading (April 17): Rock Chick (Done 4/11)

8. Kindergarten Day—YA (April 21): Shadow Kiss (Done 4/21)

9. Take a Chance Day—New to Me Author & Series (April 23): Full Blooded (Done 4/17)

10. Reader's Choice: Backstage Pass (Done 4/7)

Echo by Alicia Wright Brewster Forever (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #3) by Maggie Stiefvater Sticks & Stones (Cut & Run, #2) by Abigail Roux Oracle's Moon (Elder Races, #4) by Thea Harrison Deadlocked (Sookie Stackhouse, #12) by Charlaine Harris Onyx (Lux, #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout Rock Chick (Rock Chick, #1) by Kristen Ashley Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3) by Richelle Mead Full Blooded (Jessica McClain, #1) by Amanda Carlson Backstage Pass (Sinners on Tour, #1) by Olivia Cunning


message 8: by Brandilyn (last edited Mar 21, 2013 01:49PM) (new)

Brandilyn (brandilynrc) | 869 comments in

0/10 complete

1. “A" is for April: After the End
2. Happy Birthday PatchLove!: Cut & Run (re-read)
3. Geography: Inherit the Sky
4. Fourth Month: Crucible of Fate (Change of Heart #4)
5. National Humor Month: How to Repair a Mechanical Heart
6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): Fish & Chips (re-read)
7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): More
8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Seven Days
9. Take a Chance Day (April 23): Beyond the Edge
10. Reader's Choice: The Red Heart

After the End by Alex Kidwell Cut & Run (Cut & Run #1) by Abigail Roux Inherit the Sky (Lang Downs, #1) by Ariel Tachna Crucible of Fate (Change of Heart, #4) by Mary Calmes How to Repair a Mechanical Heart by J.C. Lillis Fish & Chips (Cut & Run, #3) by Abigail Roux More by Sloan Parker Seven Days (Seven Days, #1) by Andrew Grey Beyond the Edge by Elizabeth Lister The Red Heart by Isabelle Rowan


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*Nan* (nan4471) | 170 comments In


message 10: by Angi (new)

Angi (AngiR) In for at least 3.


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Susan (scoutmomskf) | 1690 comments I'm in, shooting for all 10.


message 12: by ~Melissa~ (last edited Apr 29, 2013 06:29PM) (new)

~Melissa~ | 1964 comments Romance Readers Reading April Monthly Challenge
Duration: April 1/13 to April 30/13

5/5 read

1. “A" is for April: All Jacked Up 4/6/13 4♥

3. Geography: read a book that has a character or characters involved in agriculture (farming, ranching, etc), or a book in which law enforcement or the legal profession play a part.
Sticks & Stones 4/23/13♥

4. Fourth Month: Blood Domination 4/21/13 4♥

9. Take a Chance Day (April 23): Read a book that is by a new to you author, or part of a new to you series or genre. Noah 4/19/13 4♥

10. Reader's Choice:Sins of the Night 4/29/13 4♥


message 13: by NayNay (last edited Apr 13, 2013 07:59PM) (new)

NayNay I'm in for ten!

Romance Readers Reading April Monthly Challenge
Duration:
April 1/13 to April 30/13

10/10

1. “A" is for April: Read a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.
White Lion's Lady by Lara Adrian 04/13/13 ***

2. Happy Birthday!: Read a book from a April birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf.(Nisha's bookshelf)
the Shadowy Horses by Susanna Kearsley 04/08/13 ****

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from The Netherlands, or read a book that has a character or characters involved in agriculture (farming, ranching, gardening, etc), a book with flowers on the cover, or a book in which law enforcement or the legal profession play a part.
Texas Secrets by Jean Brashear 04/02/13 ****

4. Fourth Month: Read a book that has a 4 word title, is 4th in a series, or has an average rating on GoodReads of 4.00 or higher.
1356 (The Grail Quest, #4) by Bernard Cornwell 04/02/13 ***

5. National Humor Month: Read a funny book.
I Just Want To Pee Alone 04/11/13 ****

6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): Read a book set on a ship, on or near the water, or involving a disaster (natural or man-made).
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell 04/13/13 ***

7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Read a book that someone else suggested you read, or a book that you have been hearing a lot of discussion about.
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor 04/01/13 ****

8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Read a book involving a child, a teacher or student, or a YA book.
Undeniably Yours by Shannon Stacey 04/09/13 ****

9. Take a Chance Day (April 23): Read a book that is by a new to you author, or part of a new to you series or genre.
The Choice by Suzanne Woods Fisher 04/05/13 **** (Lancaster County Secrets #1)

10. Reader's Choice: - The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory 04/02/13 ***

Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1) by Laini Taylor 1356 (The Grail Quest, #4) by Bernard Cornwell Texas Secrets (Texas Heroes #1) by Jean Brashear The Constant Princess (The Tudor Court, #1) by Philippa Gregory The Choice (Lancaster County Secrets, #1) by Suzanne Woods Fisher The Shadowy Horses by Susanna Kearsley Undeniably Yours (Kowalski Family, #2) by Shannon Stacey I Just Want To Pee Alone by Anthology Island of the Blue Dolphins (Island of the Blue Dolphins, #1) by Scott O'Dell White Lion's Lady (Warrior, #1) by Tina St. John


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Shannon (wckdktty) | 479 comments I am in for 3.

1. “A" is for April: Read a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'. Airel by Aaron Patterson & Chris White

Airel (The Airel Saga, #1) by Aaron Patterson



5. National Humor Month: Read a funny book. I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella

I've Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella

8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Read a book involving a child, a teacher or student, or a YA book. Bitter Blood by Rachel Caine

Bitter Blood (The Morganville Vampires, #13) by Rachel Caine


message 15: by Angie (new)

Angie | 761 comments I'm in.

1. “A" is for April: Edge of Dawn - Lara Adrian
2. Happy Birthday Adrianna!: Frost Burned - Patricia Briggs
3. Geography: Immortal Ever After - Lynsay Sands
4. Fourth Month: Once A Princess - Johanna Lindsey
5. National Humor Month: Beast Behaving Badly - Shelly Laurenston
6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): Swept Away By A Kiss - Katherine Ashe
7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Mona Lisa Awakening - Sunny
8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Grayson's Surrender - Catherine Mann
9. Take a Chance Day (April 23): Taken - Jet Mykles
10. Reader's Choice: Reading Between The Lines - Lauren Dane
Edge of Dawn (Midnight Breed, #11) by Lara Adrian Frost Burned (Mercy Thompson, #7) by Patricia Briggs Immortal Ever After (Argeneau, #18) by Lynsay Sands Once a Princess (Cardinia's Royal Family, #1) by Johanna Lindsey Beast Behaving Badly (Pride, #5) by Shelly Laurenston Swept Away By A Kiss by Katharine Ashe Mona Lisa Awakening (Monère Children of the Moon, #1) by Sunny Grayson's Surrender (Wingmen Warriors, #1) (Silhouette Intimate Moments, #1175) by Catherine Mann Dark Elves Taken (Dark Elves #1 & #2) by Jet Mykles Reading Between the Lines by Lauren Dane


message 16: by Jane (PS), Moderator (new)

Jane (PS) | 20404 comments I'm in - I'll work out how many for my list later :)


message 17: by Katie (new)

Katie | 2083 comments 0/10 read


1. A is for April: The Amethyst Eye
2. Happy Birthday, Karen!: An On Dublin Street Christmas
3. Geography: A Troubled Range
4. Fourth Month: Where The Heart Is
5. National Humor Month: Out of the Closet
6. Titanic Remembrance Day: Whitetail Rock
7. Blah Blah Blah Day: Slow Burn
8. Kindergarten Day: The Way Back
9. Take a Chance Day: Out of the Shadows
10. Reader's Choice: In the Closet

The Amethyst Eye by Julia Talbot An On Dublin Street Christmas (On Dublin Street, #1.5) by Samantha Young A Troubled Range (Range, #2) by Andrew Grey Where The Heart Is (Bay City Paranormal Investigations, #6) by Ally Blue Out of the Closet (The Closet, #1) by KevaD Whitetail Rock (Whitetail Rock, #1) by Anne Tenino Slow Burn by Dawn Douglas The Way Back by Carter Quinn Out of the Shadows by Jamie Lynn Miller In the Closet by Clare London


message 18: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ | 3608 comments READ: 0/10

1. “A" is for April: Warrior - Zoe Archer
2. Happy Birthday Jeanette!: No Mercy - Lori Armstrong
3. Geography: Defending Jacob - William Landay
4. Fourth Month: Bitten to Death - Jennifer Rardin (#4 Jaz Parks)
5. National Humor Month: Devilish - Maureen Johnson
6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): On Stranger Tides - Tim Powers (pirates)
7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking - Susan Cain
8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): The Ylem - Tatiana Vila (YA)
9. Take a Chance Day (April 23): The Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss (new author)
10. Reader's Choice:

Warrior (The Blades of the Rose, #1) by Zoe Archer No Mercy (A Mercy Gunderson Mystery, #1) by Lori G. Armstrong Defending Jacob by William Landay Bitten to Death (Jaz Parks, #4) by Jennifer Rardin Devilish by Maureen Johnson On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers Quiet The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain The Ylem (The Ylem Trilogy, #1) by Tatiana Vila The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1) by Patrick Rothfuss


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Pam (txpam) | 142 comments I'm in.....I'll be doing 5 books again! :-)


message 20: by Pam (last edited Apr 22, 2013 08:51PM) (new)

Pam (txpam) | 142 comments I'm doing 5.........4/5 COMPLETED.....................



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

2. Happy Birthday!: Read a book from a April birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours OR match the date of your birthday (1-30) to a member on the RRRC April Birthday List. If no initials or dates match exactly, pick the next closest letter or date (above or below).

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from The Netherlands. OR, The Netherlands is known for its agricultural exports, including approximately 2/3 of the world’s fresh flowers and bulbs, and The Hague is known as “the world’s legal capital” – so, read a book that has a character or characters involved in agriculture (farming, ranching, gardening, etc), a book with flowers on the cover, or a book in which law enforcement or the legal profession play a part.

4. Fourth Month: Read a book that has a 4 word title, is 4th in a series, or has an average rating on GoodReads of 4.00 or higher...TAMING OF THE WOLF by Lydia Dare...4-7-13

5. National Humor Month: Read a funny book.

6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): Read a book set on a ship, on or near the water, or involving a disaster (natural or man-made)....Takes place mostly on a Spaceship....THERON DESTINY: BRIDES OF THERON by Rebecca Pond...4-22

7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Read a book that someone else suggested you read, or a book that you have been hearing a lot of discussion about...HEAVEN IS FOR REAL by Todd Burpo...4-9-13

8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Read a book involving a child, a teacher or student, or a YA book.

9. Take a Chance Day (April 23): Read a book that is by a new to you author, or part of a new to you series or genre....THE PERTURBER by Susie Daniel...4-8-13

10. Reader's Choice...MAGGIE MINE by Starla Kaye...


message 21: by KarenF (new)

KarenF (cleocleveland) | 1099 comments I'm in for 8. Here's the theory.

0/8 Read

A for April: Frostbitten by Kelley Armstrong
Happy B-Day Juana! Under a Vampire Moon by Lynsay Sands
Netherlands: Happy Ever After by Nora Roberts (flowers on cover)
Fourth Month: A Lady by Midnight by Tessa Dare
Humor Month: Nice Girls Don't Live Forever by Molly Harper
Blah Blah Blah Day: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Kindergarten Day: I Am Half Sick Of Shadows by Alan Bradley
My Choice TBD


Frostbitten (Women of the Otherworld, #10) by Kelley Armstrong Under a Vampire Moon (Argeneau, #16) by Lynsay Sands Happy Ever After (Bride Quartet, #4) by Nora Roberts A Lady by Midnight (Spindle Cove, #3) by Tessa Dare Nice Girls Don't Live Forever (Jane Jameson, #3) by Molly Harper The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern I Am Half Sick Of Shadows (Flavia De Luce, #4) by Alan Bradley


message 22: by ~Leslie~ (new)

~Leslie~ (akareadingmachine) | 1934 comments I'm in but I'm not sure how many.

Duration: 4/1/13 - 4/30/13

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

2. Happy Birthday!: Read a book from a April birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours OR match the date of your birthday (1-30) to a member on the RRRC April Birthday List. If no initials or dates match exactly, pick the next closest letter or date (above or below).

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from The Netherlands. OR, The Netherlands is known for its agricultural exports, including approximately 2/3 of the world’s fresh flowers and bulbs, and The Hague is known as “the world’s legal capital” – so, read a book that has a character or characters involved in agriculture (farming, ranching, gardening, etc), a book with flowers on the cover, or a book in which law enforcement or the legal profession play a part.

4. Fourth Month: Read a book that has a 4 word title, is 4th in a series, or has an average rating on GoodReads of 4.00 or higher.

5. National Humor Month: Read a funny book.

6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): Read a book set on a ship, on or near the water, or involving a disaster (natural or man-made).

7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Read a book that someone else suggested you read, or a book that you have been hearing a lot of discussion about.

8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Read a book involving a child, a teacher or student, or a YA book.

9. Take a Chance Day (April 23): Read a book that is by a new to you author, or part of a new to you series or genre.

10. Reader's Choice:


message 23: by Wan (last edited Mar 21, 2013 05:21PM) (new)

Wan (wanwaddell) | 2081 comments RRRC: 2013 April Monthly Challenge
1-30 April 2013
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1. “A" is for April: Read a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.

2. Happy Birthday!: Read a book from a April birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours OR match the date of your birthday (1-30) to a member on the RRRC April Birthday List. If no initials or dates match exactly, pick the next closest letter or date (above or below).

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from The Netherlands. OR, The Netherlands is known for its agricultural exports, including approximately 2/3 of the world’s fresh flowers and bulbs, and The Hague is known as “the world’s legal capital” – so, read a book that has a character or characters involved in agriculture (farming, ranching, gardening, etc), a book with flowers on the cover, or a book in which law enforcement or the legal profession play a part.

4. Fourth Month: Read a book that has a 4 word title, is 4th in a series, or has an average rating on GoodReads of 4.00 or higher.

5. National Humor Month: Read a funny book.
6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): Read a book set on a ship, on or near the water, or involving a disaster (natural or man-made).

7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Read a book that someone else suggested you read, or a book that you have been hearing a lot of discussion about.

8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Read a book involving a child, a teacher or student, or a YA book.

9. Take a Chance Day (April 23): Read a book that is by a new to you author, or part of a new to you series or genre.

10. My Choice:


message 24: by Fran, Moderator (last edited Mar 28, 2013 08:20AM) (new)

Fran | 11197 comments April Monthly Challenge
0/? Done

1. “A" is for April: Annika,Martin- The Hostage Bargain

2. Happy Birthday KarenH!(26th)Offside

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from The Netherlands.

4. Fourth Month: 4.53 average rating- Beauty From Pain

5. National Humor Month: Shelved as humor on home page- Falling For The Ghost of You

6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): heroine suffers tragedy- Pushing The Limits

7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Lover At Last!

8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Eleanor & Park

9. Take a Chance Day (April 23):

10. Reader's Choice: With A Kiss

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell Beauty From Pain (Beauty, #1) by Georgia Cates Offside by Ryan Loveless Pushing the Limits (Pushing the Limits, #1) by Katie McGarry With a Kiss by Kim Dare Lover At Last (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #11) by J.R. Ward Falling for the Ghost of You by Nicole Christie The Hostage Bargain (Taken Hostage by Hunky Bank Robbers, #1) by Annika Martin


message 25: by Cassandra (last edited Apr 15, 2013 12:20PM) (new)

Cassandra (vampiregoth28) | 265 comments I'm in!
RRRC April Monthly Challenge - 5/5 Read
“A" is for April: Shades of Midnight by Lara Adrian - 4/5
Happy Birthday Christine!: Unholy Magic by Stacia Kane - 4/8
Fourth Month: Out for Blood by Kristen Painter - 4/12
Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Real Vampires Have Curves by Gerry Bartlett - 4/13
Reader's Choice: Turn Coat by Jim Butcher - 4/10


message 26: by Ethel (last edited Mar 24, 2013 07:14AM) (new)

Ethel | 739 comments I'm in. Great categories! :)

0/10 read

1. "A" is for April: Cry of the Wild by Catherine Anderson
or
Club Mephisto by Annabel Joseph

2. Happy Birthday Anne!: Taking a Shot by Jaci Burton
or
Passion Unleashed by Larissa Ione
or
Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost
or
First Drop of Crimson by Jeaniene Frost

3. Geography: Always in My Heart by Catherine Anderson (flower on the cover)
or
Hard Evidence by Pamela Clare (law enforcement)

4. Fourth Month: The Edge by Catherine Coulter (the 4th book of the series)

5. National Humor Month: Just the Sexiest Man Alive by Julie James
or
Practice Makes Perfect by Julie James

6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): Hidden Away by Maya Banks (a beach is mentioned in the recap, so I hope this revolve around water)

7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Have You Seen Her? by Karen Rose

9. Take a Chance Day (April 23): Slave by Sherri Hayes
or
Seducing Cinderella by Gina L. Maxwell

10. Reader's Choice:


message 27: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabeth_greece) | 1916 comments RRRC April Monthly Challenge
Duration: 4/1/13 - 4/30/13
Progress 0/?

1. “A" is for April: Read a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.
2. Happy Birthday Regina!: Flowers from the Storm- Laura Kinsale
3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from The Netherlands. OR, read a book that has a character or characters involved in agriculture (farming, ranching, gardening, etc), a book with flowers on the cover, or a book in which law enforcement or the legal profession play a part.
4. Fourth Month: Read a book that has a 4 word title, is 4th in a series, or has an average rating on GoodReads of 4.00 or higher.
5. National Humor Month: Read a funny book.
6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): Read a book set on a ship, on or near the water, or involving a disaster (natural or man-made).
7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Read a book that someone else suggested you read, or a book that you have been hearing a lot of discussion about.
8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Read a book involving a child, a teacher or student, or a YA book.
9. Take a Chance Day (April 23): Read a book that is by a new to you author, or part of a new to you series or genre.
10. Reader's Choice:


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AndaM | 237 comments Monthly Challenges > April Monthly Challenge – Participant’s Thread
Challenge Duration: April 1 to April 30, 2012
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1. “A" is for April: Read a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.

2. Happy Birthday!: Read a book from a April birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours OR match the date of your birthday (1-30) to a member on the RRRC April Birthday List. If no initials or dates match exactly, pick the next closest letter or date (above or below).

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from The Netherlands. OR, The Netherlands is known for its agricultural exports, including approximately 2/3 of the world’s fresh flowers and bulbs, and The Hague is known as “the world’s legal capital” – so, read a book that has a character or characters involved in agriculture (farming, ranching, gardening, etc), a book with flowers on the cover, or a book in which law enforcement or the legal profession play a part.

4. Fourth Month: Read a book that has a 4 word title, is 4th in a series, or has an average rating on GoodReads of 4.00 or higher.

5. National Humor Month: Read a funny book.

6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): Read a book set on a ship, on or near the water, or involving a disaster (natural or man-made).

7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Read a book that someone else suggested you read, or a book that you have been hearing a lot of discussion about.

8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Read a book involving a child, a teacher or student, or a YA book.

9. Take a Chance Day (April 23): Read a book that is by a new to you author, or part of a new to you series or genre.

10. Reader's Choice:


message 29: by Ty (new)

Ty  | 1943 comments In for 10!


Charlotte (Buried in Books) | 561 comments RRRC - April Challenge

0/5


1) “A" is for April: And Furthermore by Judi Dench

2) Happy Birthday Christine!: Succubus Revealed by Richelle Mead

3) Geography: Judgment in Death by J.D. Robb

4) Fourth Month: :The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

5) National Humor Month: Timeless by Gail Carriger

6) Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): No Greater Love by Danielle Steel

7) Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

8) Kindergarten Day (April 21): We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver

9) Take a Chance Day (April 23): Drop Shot by Harlan Coben

10) Reader's Choice: Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris

I seem to have lots of books for this month, so I'll step up to 5 and see how I get on!


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Lacy (lacy_stewart) | 1873 comments I'm in and I will post later!


message 32: by jingles (last edited Apr 19, 2013 08:52AM) (new)

jingles I'm having so much fun with March's challenge, I think I will try April as well. I'm not sure how many I will get done, so I will commit to three and see how far I get.

Challenge completed 04/19/13

RRRC: April Challenge
04/01/13 - 04/30/13
10/3

✔1. “A" is for April:
An Affair with Mr. Kennedy by Jillian Stone ~ 04/03/13

✔2. Happy Birthday!:
A Royal Pain by Rhys Bowen ~ 04/04/13 (Jeanette's shelf)

✔3. Geography - The Netherlands/Law Enforcement:
Something About You by Julie James ~ 04/05/13

✔4. Fourth Month:
Secrets of a Summer Night by Lisa Kleypas ~ 04/10/13

✔5. National Humor Month:
Heaven, Texas by Susan Elizabeth Phillips ~ 04/06/13

✔6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15):
16 Lighthouse Road by Debbie Macomber ~ 04/08/13

✔7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17):
Unlocked by Courtney Milan ~ 04/09/13

✔8. Kindergarten Day (April 21):
A Bend in the Road by Nicholas Sparks ~ 04/19/13

✔9. Take a Chance Day (April 23):
Devil's Bride by Stephanie Laurens ~ 04/02/13

✔10. Reader's Choice:
Smooth Talking Stranger by Lisa Kleypas ~ 04/11/13

An Affair with Mr. Kennedy (The Gentlemen of Scotland Yard, #1) by Jillian Stone A Royal Pain (Her Royal Spyness Mysteries, #2) by Rhys Bowen Something About You (FBI / US Attorney, #1) by Julie James Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflowers, #1) by Lisa Kleypas Heaven, Texas (Chicago Stars, #2) by Susan Elizabeth Phillips 16 Lighthouse Road (Cedar Cove, #1) by Debbie Macomber Unlocked by Courtney Milan A Bend in the Road by Nicholas Sparks Devil's Bride (Cynster, #1) by Stephanie Laurens Smooth Talking Stranger (Travises, #3) by Lisa Kleypas




message 33: by Amber (new)

Amber | 715 comments I'm in for 5!

0/5


1. “A" is for April - And She Was: A Novel of Suspense - Allison Gaylin
5. Funny - The Best Man - Kristan Higgins
7. Blah, Blah - Wallbanger - Alice Clayton
9: New - Disarm- June Gray
10. Reader’s Choice - Lord of Darkness- Elizabeth Hoyt


message 34: by ☀Rachael☀ (last edited Apr 14, 2013 08:34AM) (new)

☀Rachael☀ (jimbunni) April Monthly Challenge

1. “A" is for April: Arthur, Keri --- Darkness Rising
2. Happy Birthday!: Patchlove -- Etiquette & Espionage --- Gail Carriger
3. Geography: Skin Trade --- Laurell K Hamilton
4. Fourth Month: Darkness devours --- Keri Arthur
5. National Humor Month: Twice Tempted --- Jeaniene Frost
6. Titanic Remembrance Day: Bayou Moon --- Ilona Andrews
7. Blah Blah Blah Day: The Queen is Dead --- Kate Locke
8. Kindergarten Day: Beautiful Redemption --- Kami Garcia
9. Take a Chance Day: Shadow and Bone --- Leigh Bardugo
10. Reader's Choice: Legacy --- Jeanne C Stein

10/10
Darkness Rising (Dark Angels, #2) by Keri Arthur The Queen Is Dead (The Immortal Empire, #2) by Kate Locke Legacy (Anna Strong Chronicles, #4) by Jeanne C. Stein Twice Tempted (Night Prince, #2) by Jeaniene Frost Bayou Moon (The Edge, #2) by Ilona Andrews Beautiful Redemption (Caster Chronicles, #4) by Kami Garcia Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1) by Leigh Bardugo Skin Trade (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #17) by Laurell K. Hamilton Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1) by Gail Carriger Darkness Devours (Dark Angels, #3) by Keri Arthur


message 35: by Irina (last edited Apr 12, 2013 09:15AM) (new)

Irina (reetu_416) | 504 comments Edited my list, since Finals are really putting on the pressure, this is as many as I'll be able to manage this month.. :(

April Monthly Challenge
Read – 1 out of 4


1. “A" is for April: Don’t You Forget About Me By Alexandra Potter ❤❤❤❤❤ (5.4.13)

2. Happy Birthday Katherine!: The Rules Of Engagement By Christina Dodd

5. National Humor Month: My Bluegrass Baby By Molly Harper

10. Reader's Choice: Lover at Last by JD Robb

Don't You Forget About Me by Alexandra Potter Rules of Engagement (Governess Brides, #2) by Christina Dodd My Bluegrass Baby by Molly Harper Lover At Last (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #11) by J.R. Ward


message 36: by Lacy (new)

Lacy (lacy_stewart) | 1873 comments Irina wrote: "I'm in.. don't know how many I'll manage to finish but still picked out the books, because I love doing that :D

April Monthly Challenge
Read – 0 out of 10

1. “A" is for April: Don’t You Forget A..."


I love picking them out too! Even if I know I won't read them all, I still play with making the list!


message 37: by Sassafrass (last edited Apr 18, 2013 09:40AM) (new)

Sassafrass (sass-a-frass) | 3814 comments I'll go for 10!

10/10

1. “A" is for April: Consequences by Aleatha Romig done 4/1/13

2. Happy Birthday, Sarah!: Biting Cold

3. Geography: so, read a book that has a character or characters involved in agriculture (farming, ranching, gardening, etc) Hammered done 4/4/13

4. Fourth Month: Truth (rated 4.58)done 4/2/13

5. National Humor Month: Read a funny book. Rock Chick done 4/6/13

6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): Fish & Chipsdone 4/15/13

7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Walking Disaster done 4/7/13

8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): The Coincidence of Callie and Kayden done 4/2/13

9. Take a Chance Day (April 23):Private Practice done 4/3/13

10. Reader's Choice: The Billionaire's Beck and Call: The Complete Series done 4/5/13


message 38: by Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (last edited Apr 18, 2013 04:08PM) (new)

Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (shuga) | 1091 comments 1. "A" is for April: Read a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.
Gunmetal Magic, ilona Andrews
Finished: 04.18.2013

2. Happy Birthday!: Read a book from a April birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours OR match the date of your birthday (1-30) to a member on the RRRC April Birthday List. If no initials or dates match exactly, pick the next closest letter or date (above or below).
Happy Birthday Sherry!
Last Sacrifice, richelle mead

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from The Netherlands. OR, The Netherlands is known for its agricultural exports, including approximately 2/3 of the world’s fresh flowers and bulbs, and The Hague is known as “the world’s legal capital” – so, read a book that has a character or characters involved in agriculture (farming, ranching, gardening, etc), a book with flowers on the cover, or a book in which law enforcement or the legal profession play a part.
Midnight Promises, sherryl woods (a book with flowers on the cover)

4. Fourth Month: Read a book that has a 4 word title, is 4th in a series, or has an average rating on GoodReads of 4.00 or higher.
Heartless, gail carriger (4th in a series)

5. National Humor Month: Read a funny book.
Swimming Without a Net, maryjanice davidson

6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): Read a book set on a ship, on or near the water, or involving a disaster (natural or man-made).
A Chesapeake Shores Christmas, sherryl woods (Read a book set on or near the water)

7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Read a book that someone else suggested you read, or a book that you have been hearing a lot of discussion about.
Second Chance Pass, robyn carr

8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Read a book involving a child, a teacher or student, or a YA book.
Beautiful Darkness, kami garcia

9. Take a Chance Day (April 23): Read a book that is by a new to you author, or part of a new to you series or genre.
Gone Girl, gillian flynn
Finished: 04.18.2013


10. Reader's Choice: 92 Pacific Boulevard, debbie macomber Finished: 04.07.2013





message 39: by Juana "Darkness" (new)

Juana "Darkness" Duran | 423 comments I'm in. I'll post as I go along.


message 40: by Renee (last edited Apr 07, 2013 07:14AM) (new)

Renee Nicole | 175 comments 1/10

WISH ME LUCK!!

1: “A" is for April - Armed & Dangerous Finished 4/7; ★★★★★
2: Happy Birthday, Regina! - Desire Unchained
3: Geography - Hot Secrets
4: Fourth Month: A Date With Destiny
5: National Humor Month: Wallbanger
6: Titanic Remembrance Day: Kithra
7: Blah Blah Blah Day: Once Burned
8: Kindergarten Day: Babysitting the Baumgartners
9: Take A Chance Day: Bound By Desire
10: Reader's Choice: Nightwhere

Armed & Dangerous (Cut & Run, #5) by Abigail Roux Desire Unchained (Demonica, #2) by Larissa Ione Hot Secrets (Tall, Dark & Deadly #1) by Lisa Renee Jones A Date With Destiny by Annie Gunn Wallbanger by Alice Clayton Kithra (The Kithran Regenesis, #1) by Dani Worth Once Burned (Night Prince, #1) by Jeaniene Frost Babysitting the Baumgartners (Baumgartners, #1) by Selena Kitt Bound By Desire (The Acadian Curse #1) by Rebecca Lyndon Nightwhere by John Everson


message 41: by Debra (new)

Debra (countrymom6) | 166 comments I'm in. I'll say 3 but might really try for 10.
will post them in a bit


message 42: by Jodi (last edited Mar 25, 2013 03:55PM) (new)

Jodi (jojolyn) | 412 comments 2013 April Monthly Challenge

0/10 Completed


1. “A" is for April: Can't Help Falling In Love by Bella Andre

2. Happy Birthday Katharina!: Born in Ice by Nora Roberts

3. Geography: Perfect Fit by Carly Phillips

4. Fourth Month: Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet by Darynda Jones

5. National Humor Month:Death, Taxes, and a Skinny No-Whip Latte by Diane Kelly

6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): Beach House No. 9 by Christie Ridgway

7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): The Marriage Bargain by Jennifer Probst

8. Kindergarten Day (April 21): Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles

9. Take a Chance Day (April 23): Thoughtless by S.C. Stephens

10. Reader's Choice: When Summer Comes by Brenda Novak


message 43: by Erin (new)

Erin H | 758 comments I'm in for 10, will post books later :)


message 44: by Michelle (last edited Apr 30, 2013 08:39PM) (new)

Michelle (michelle154) | 152 comments 8 of 10
1) A is for April – Don't Sing at the Table by Adriana Trigiani April 28th
2) Happy Birthday – Fantasy Lover by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Michelle) April 28th
3) Geo – Lucas the Loner by Cindy Gerard April 1st
4) Fourth Month – The War of the Dwarves by Markus Heitz
5) National Humor Month – Everything Sucks by Hannah Friedman April 6th
6) Titanic Remembrance Day – Sea Fire by Karen Robards
7) Blah Blah Blah Day – One for the Money by Janet Evanovich April 15th
8) Kindergarten Day – Tantalize by Cynthia Leitich Smith April 25th
9) Take a Chance Day – The Captain of all Pleasures by Kresley Cole April 30th
10) Reader’s choice – Voyager by Diana Gabaldon April 25th


message 45: by ZaraS (new)

ZaraS  *book reviewer | 932 comments I'm in for 2 if that's OK.

Thanks


message 46: by Mariana (new)

Mariana (mariana_abreu) | 31 comments I'm in :)

April Monthly Challenge

Read 0/3


3. Geography: Read a book in which law enforcement or the legal profession play a part.
The Hypnotist


message 47: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (shylersmom) | 109 comments I am in for 5!!

1. A is for April: Skipped
2. Happy Birthday: Skipped
3. Geography: Skipped
4. 4th Month: The Vampire's Bride 4th book in the Atlantis Series
5. National Humor Month: Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
6. Titanic Remembrance Day: Skipped
7. Blah Blah: Reflected in You
8. Kindergarten Day: Skipped
9. Take a Chance Day: Surrender
10. Reader's Choice: One Night Stand


message 48: by Elizabeth (last edited Apr 26, 2013 03:41PM) (new)

Elizabeth April Challenge

5/5

1) “A" is for April: About That Night (4/1)

2) Happy Birthday:

3) Geography:

4) Fourth Month:

5) National Humor Month:

6) Titanic Remembrance Day:

7) Blah Blah Blah Day: Rock Chick (4/24)

8) Kindergarten Day: Point of Retreat (4/10)

9) Take a Chance Day: Forbidden (4/6)

10) Reader's Choice: Olivia (4/20)


message 49: by Chris (last edited Apr 20, 2013 03:14PM) (new)

Chris (cdavies1951) | 133 comments I'm going for 5 - 8 ok 10.

7/10

1. "A" is for April: Across a Moonlit Sea by Marsha Canham - Finished 4/3
2. Titanic Remembrance Day - Sea Scoundrel - Annette Blair - Finished 4/7
3. Take a Chance Day - Slave to Sensation - by Nalini Singh - Finished 4/4
4. Fourth Month: - Devil's Bride (Cynster #1) by Stephanie Laurens Finished 4/9
5. Readers Choice - Windflower by Laura Landon, et al
6. Geography (Law Enforcement) - Ceremony in Death by J.D. Robb
7. Reader's Choice - My Man Pendleton by Elizabeth Bevarly - Finished 4/5
8. Fourth Month - 4 letter title - Wake by Amanda Hocking - Finished 4/20
9. Titanic Remembrance Day - Pirate - Iron Rose by Marsha Canham - finished 4/19
Across a Moonlit Sea (Dante Pirates, #1) by Marsha Canham Slave to Sensation (Psy-Changeling, #1) by Nalini Singh My Man Pendleton by Elizabeth Bevarly Sea Scoundrel (Knave of Hearts #1) by Annette Blair Devil's Bride (Cynster, #1) by Stephanie Laurens The Iron Rose (Dante Pirates, #2) by Marsha Canham Wake (Watersong, #1) by Amanda Hocking


message 50: by Ann (Noumena12) (new)

Ann (Noumena12) (noumena12) | 126 comments Noumena12 Blog

0 of 10 Completed

1. “A" is for April: Always by Stover, Deb
Read a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.

2. Happy Birthday ~KarenH~!: The Wanderer by Robyn Carr
Read a book from a April birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours OR match the date of your birthday (1-30) to a member on the RRRC April Birthday List. If no initials or dates match exactly, pick the next closest letter or date (above or below).
3. Geography: Justice at Cardwell Ranch & Crime Scene at Cardwell Ranch by Daniels, B.J.
Read a book whose author, character or setting is from The Netherlands. OR, The Netherlands is known for its agricultural exports, including approximately 2/3 of the world’s fresh flowers and bulbs, and The Hague is known as “the world’s legal capital” – so, read a book that has a character or characters involved in agriculture (farming, ranching, gardening, etc), a book with flowers on the cover, or a book in which law enforcement or the legal profession play a part.

4. Fourth Month: The Trouble with Love (Cupcake Lovers, #2) by Ciotta, Beth
Read a book that has a 4 word title, is 4th in a series, or has an average rating on GoodReads of 4.00 or higher.

5. National Humor Month:
Read a funny book.

6. Titanic Remembrance Day (April 15): The Love Shack (Beach House No. 9, #3) by Ridgway, Christie
Read a book set on a ship, on or near the water, or involving a disaster (natural or man-made).

7. Blah Blah Blah Day (April 17): Lover At Last (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #11) by Ward, J.R.
Read a book that someone else suggested you read, or a book that you have been hearing a lot of discussion about.

8. Kindergarten Day (April 21):
Read a book involving a child, a teacher or student, or a YA book.

9. Take a Chance Day (April 23): Give Me Love (Give Me, #1) by McCarthy, Kate
Read a book that is by a new to you author, or part of a new to you series or genre.

10. Reader's Choice:


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