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message 1: by Tina "IRead2Escape" (last edited Nov 04, 2013 01:50PM) (new)

Tina "IRead2Escape" (tinar1121) | 1098 comments This thread is for the participants to post their list and update their progress. The suggestions thread is located HERE.


1. 'N' is for November: Read a book that starts with 'N' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'N'.

2. .Member of the Month: Suzanne- Suzanne has been a member of the RRRC since April 2011. Here is the link to Suzanne's shelves - HERE Please read a book from any of Suzanne's shelves or a book published in 2011 or any year in the month of April.

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

Fun & Crazy Facts about Montana:

★It is illegal to have a sheep in the cab of your truck without a chaperone.
★The official state animal of Montana is the Grizzly Bear.
★It is illegal for unmarried women to fish alone in Montana.

BONUS:You can also read a book with a bear on the cover or part of the plot. Or read a book with a Fisherman. Or read a book where characters spend majority of their time outside or involved in some type of outdoor recreation.

4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): This is the holiday where the girl asks the guy to the dance. Read a book where the heroine is the pursuer or has what is typically a "man's" job (fireman, construction worker, etc). Or is a dancer or goes to a dance.

5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): Guy Fawke's had his plot foiled when he tried to blow up British Parliament in 1605. Read a book where a character works with explosives or an explosion plays a major role in the plot line. OR the book is set in England or one of the characters are British.

6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): Also known as the "baby making music" instrument. Read a book about music or a musician. OR where there is an unplanned pregnancy.

7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): Read a book where a tornado is a part of the plot or the character is flexible or contortionist (twister). OR read erotica or an erotic romance (tongue).

8. Red Planet Day (November 28): Read a book where a character is a scientist or interested in planets. OR Read a book that is red or has red in the title.

9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): Read a book where the characters have a large gathering of friends or family. Or where turkeys are a part of the plot. Or where the character has something big and obvious to be thankful for (having their life saved, something they've worked hard for or really needed to come through, etc.)

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.


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.

Happy Reading! I hope you enjoy this as much as I will!


message 2: by Tina "IRead2Escape" (last edited Dec 12, 2013 10:49AM) (new)

Tina "IRead2Escape" (tinar1121) | 1098 comments Participants List:


1. AndaM COMPLETED
2. Angie COMPLETED
3. Angie (Mind Malfunction) COMPLETED
4. Ann (noumena12) COMPLETED
5. Ansonja
6. April
7. ɑƨħŵɑɡ COMPLETED
8. Aunt T
9. bamaace82 COMPLETED
10. Barbara ★
11. beppy COMPLETED
12. BJ Rose COMPLETED
13. Bookchaser COMPLETED
14. Brandilyn COMPLETED
15. Breann COMPLETED
16. Carla COMPLETED
17. Carrie
18. Chris
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29. Isa
30. Jade aka MrsTosh
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34. Joyce
35. Juana "Darkness" COMPLETED
36. Judy
37. Julie COMPLETED
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90. Wendy


message 3: by Tina "IRead2Escape" (last edited Nov 10, 2013 03:21PM) (new)

Tina "IRead2Escape" (tinar1121) | 1098 comments November Monthly Challenge
0/10 Completed

1. 'N' is for November: ~ Dark Witch by Nora Roberts

2. .Member of the Month: Suzanne ~ Highlander Most Wanted by Maya Banks

3. Geography: ~ The Cowboy Imports a Bride by Cora Seton

4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): ~ Rock Chick Revolution by Kristen Ashley

5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): ~ Highland Master by Hannah Howell

6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): ~ The Cowboy's Christmas Baby by Carolyn Brown

7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): ~ Accidental Cowgirl: A Loveswept Contemporary Romance by Maggie McGinnis

8. Red Planet Day (November 28): ~ Delectable by Adrianne Lee

9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): ~ Kissing Under The Mistletoe by Bella Andre

10. Reader's Choice: ~ Jagged by Kristen Ashley

BONUS: ~ Texas Two Step by Cynthia D'Alba

Dark Witch (The Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy, #1) by Nora Roberts Highlander Most Wanted (The Montgomerys and Armstrongs, #2) by Maya Banks The Cowboy Imports a Bride (The Cowboys of Chance Creek, #3) by Cora Seton Rock Chick Revolution (Rock Chick, #8) by Kristen Ashley Highland Master (Murray Family, #19) by Hannah Howell The Cowboy's Christmas Baby (Cowboys & Brides, #2) by Carolyn Brown Accidental Cowgirl A Loveswept Contemporary Romance by Maggie McGinnis Delectable by Adrianne Lee Kissing Under The Mistletoe (The Sullivans, #10) by Bella Andre Jagged (Colorado Mountain, #5) by Kristen Ashley Texas Two Step (Texas Montgomery Mavericks #1) by Cynthia D'Alba


message 4: by Nadine Bookaholic (last edited Nov 26, 2013 11:15AM) (new)

Nadine Bookaholic (NadinesObsessedwithBooks) | 911 comments I'm in for all 10 plus the bonus

Completed 11/11


1. 'N' is for November: First Exposure finished 11/13

2. .Member of the Month: Suzanne - Gone Girl Finished 11/11

3. Geography: Dane finished 11/16

4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): A Girl's Adventure Finished 11/12

5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): Lady Bess finished 11/2

6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): Jane's Melody: A Novel finished 11/25

7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): Her Master's Kiss finished 11/20

8. Red Planet Day (November 28): Fifty Shades Of Blood: The Judges finished 11/26

9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): Kissing Under The Mistletoe finished 11/16

10. Reader's Choice: Irreplaceable finished 11/6

11. Bonus Stripped Bear finished 11/26

First Exposure (Aegis Security, #0.5) by Elisabeth Naughton Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn Dane (The MacKenzie Brothers #1) by Liliana Hart A Girl's Adventure by Chloe Thurlow Lady Bess by Claudy Conn Jane's Melody A Novel by Ryan Winfield Her Master's Kiss by Vivien Sparx Fifty Shades Of Blood The Judges (The Assassination Diaries, Part 1) by Maddy Kissing Under The Mistletoe (The Sullivans, #10) by Bella Andre Irreplaceable (Harmony, #2) by Angela Graham Stripped Bear by Tressie Lockwood


message 5: by Brandilyn (last edited Nov 08, 2013 07:28AM) (new)

Brandilyn (BrandilynRC) | 869 comments I'm in for 10

10/10 Completed


1. 'N' is for November: NR Walker Elements of Retrofit finished 11/2 4*
2. Member of the Month: Shying Away finished 11/8 4*
3. Geography: A Bear in the Woods finished 11/2 3*
4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): Dance With Me finished 11/5 5*
5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): Nothing Serious finished 11/3 4*
6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): Love Means... No Boundaries finished 11/5 4*
7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): Saying I Do finished 11/1 3.5*
8. Red Planet Day (November 28): The Student Prince finished 11/3 4*
9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): Safeword finished 11/8 5*
10. Reader's Choice: I Heard Him Exclaim finished 11/1 4*

Elements of Retrofit (Thomas Elkin, #1) by N.R. Walker Shying Away (Shying Away #1) by Kate Sherwood A Bear in the Woods (Smokey Mountain Bears #1) by Toni Griffin Dance With Me by Heidi Cullinan Nothing Serious by Jay Northcote Love Means... No Boundaries (Farm, #2) by Andrew Grey Saying I Do (Quinn Security, #3) by Cameron Dane The Student Prince by FayJay Safeword (Power Exchange, #2) by A.J. Rose I Heard Him Exclaim by Z.A. Maxfield


message 6: by Susan A (last edited Nov 19, 2013 06:55PM) (new)

Susan A | 820 comments READ 10/10 COMPLETE

1. 'N' is for November: NR Walker Blind Faith Nov 9 ★★★★
2. Member of the Month: Suzanne - The Auspicious Troubles of Chance Nov 6 ★★★★
3. Geography Montana: A Casual Weekend Thing Nov 6 ★★★★★
4. Sadie Hawkins Day (odd job-interstellar freighter pilot): Knight Errant Nov 3 ★★★★★
5. Guy Fawke's Day: Capture & Surrender Nov 7 ★★★★
6. National Saxophone Day: Kiss Nov 11 ★★
7. International Tongue Twister Day: Sweet Young Thang Nov 8 ★★★★
8. Red Planet Day: Clean Slate Nov 14 ★★★
9. Happy Thanksgiving: Crucible of Fate Nov 1 ★★★
10. Choice: Keeping Sweets Nov 2 ★★★

Blind Faith (Blind Faith, #1) by N.R. Walker The Auspicious Troubles of Chance (The Auspicious Troubles of Love, #1) by Charlie Cochet A Casual Weekend Thing by A.J. Thomas Knight Errant (Knight Errant, #1) by K.D. Sarge Capture & Surrender (Market Garden #5) by L.A. Witt Kiss by L.C. Chase Sweet Young Thang (Theta Alpha Gamma, #3) by Anne Tenino Clean Slate (GORGON, #1) by Aleksandr Voinov Crucible of Fate (Change of Heart, #4) by Mary Calmes Keeping Sweets by Cate Ashwood


message 7: by Katie (new)

Katie | 1947 comments 0/10 read


1. N is for November - Nicole Wilkinson - In Darkness Dwells
2. Member of the Month - The Ugly Duchess
3. Geography - Welcome Home, Cowboy
4. Sadie Hawkins Day - It Had to Be You
5. Guy Fawke's Day - Pressure Head
6. National Saxophone Day - The Replacement Guitarist
7. International Tongue Twister Day - Lost Star
8. Red Planet Day - The Red Heart
9. Happy Thanksgiving - Sacrificed
10. Reader's Choice - Christmas Dinner at Reynolds Hall

In Darkness Dwells by Nicole Wilkinson The Ugly Duchess (Fairy Tales, #4) by Eloisa James Welcome Home, Cowboy by Eden Cole It Had to Be You (Chicago Stars, #1) by Susan Elizabeth Phillips Pressure Head by J.L. Merrow The Replacement Guitarist (The Replacement Guitarist, #1) by Lori Toland Lost Star (Interstellar Service & Discipline, #3) by Morgan Hawke The Red Heart by Isabelle Rowan Sacrificed (Little Boy Lost, #6) by J.P. Barnaby Christmas Dinner at Reynolds Hall (With or Without, #4.1) by J.L. Langley


message 8: by Ora (last edited Nov 30, 2013 08:30PM) (new)

Ora (oeamis) Read 10/10 COMPLETED!!!

1. 'N' is for November: Archangel's Storm Nalini Singh 11/18
2. Member of the Month book published 2011: Archangel's Blade Nalini Singh 11/08
3. Geography (Montana): A Cowboy For Christmas Katherine Garbera 11/24
4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): Sex and the Single Fireman Jennifer Bernard 11/30
5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): It Happened One Midnight Julie Anne Long 11/14
6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): Infinite PossibilitiesLisa Renee Jones 11/13
7. Internat'l Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): How to Misbehave Ruthie Knox 11/06
8. Red Planet Day (November 28): A Notorious Countess Confesses Julie Anne Long 11/10
9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): The Bird Day Battalion Genevieve Dewey 11/06
10. Reader's Choice: The Sum of All Kisses Julia Quinn 11/08

Archangel's Storm (Guild Hunter, #5) by Nalini Singh Archangel's Blade (Guild Hunter, #4) by Nalini Singh A Cowboy For Christmas by Katherine Garbera Sex and the Single Fireman (The Bachelor Firemen of San Gabriel, #3) by Jennifer Bernard It Happened One Midnight (Pennyroyal Green, #8) by Julie Anne Long Infinite Possibilities (The Secret Life of Amy Bensen, #2) by Lisa Renee Jones How to Misbehave (Camelot, #1) by Ruthie Knox A Notorious Countess Confesses (Pennyroyal Green, #7) by Julie Anne Long The Bird Day Battalion by Genevieve Dewey The Sum of All Kisses (Smythe-Smith Quartet, #3) by Julia Quinn


message 9: by Fran, Moderator (last edited Oct 25, 2013 11:33AM) (new)

Fran | 9095 comments I'm in! Thanks for hosting Tina!


1. 'N' is for November: Nichols, Emma -Sin at Sea
2. Member of the Month:
3. Geography (Montana):
4. Sadie Hawkins Day:
5. Guy Fawke's Day:
6. National Saxophone Day: Aria
7. International Tongue Twister Day: tornado- Force of Nature
8. Red Planet Day:
9. Happy Thanksgiving: The Bird Day Battalion
10. Reader's Choice: If I Must

Sin at Sea (A Sinful Novella, #1) by Emma Nichols The Bird Day Battalion by Genevieve Dewey Force of Nature by Sydney Logan Aria (Blue Notes, #3) by Shira Anthony If I Must by Amy Lane


message 10: by Gea (last edited Nov 18, 2013 11:27PM) (new)

Gea (Gea89) | 545 comments RRRC: November Monthly Challenge
Duration: November 1st - November 30th
6/8


1. 'N' is for November: Archangel's Legion by Nalini Singh
2. Member of the Month (Suzanne): A Night to Surrender by Tessa Dare (9/11) ***
3. Geography (Montana): Morning Comes Softly by Debbie Macomber (3/11) ****
5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake by Sarah MacLean (6/11) ****
6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): One Night with a Hero by Laura Kaye (19/11) *****
7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): Until I Break by M. Leighton (1/11) **
8. Red Planet Day (November 28): Femme Fatale by Cindy Dees
10. Reader's Choice: Texas Destiny by Lorraine Heath (2/11) *****

Archangel's Legion (Guild Hunter, #6) by Nalini Singh A Night to Surrender (Spindle Cove, #1) by Tessa Dare Morning Comes Softly  by Debbie Macomber Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake (Love By Numbers, #1) by Sarah MacLean One Night with a Hero (The Hero, #2) by Laura Kaye Until I Break by M. Leighton Femme Fatale (Hard Bodies, #1) by Cindy Dees Texas Destiny (Texas Trilogy, #1) by Lorraine Heath


message 11: by Elizabeth (last edited Nov 17, 2013 02:44AM) (new)

Elizabeth (Elizabeth_Greece) | 1364 comments RRRC November Monthly Challenge
Duration: 11/1/13 - 11/30/13
Progress 7/8


1. 'N' is for November: (book that starts with 'N' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'N')
2. Member of the Month: Suzanne - Fight Club, 11/9/2013, 4*
3. Geography: (were-bear) Wild About You, 11/15/2013, 3*
4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): (ranch manager) One Night Rodeo
5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): (MC is British) Losing It, 11/2/2013, 3.5*
6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): (music - musician).
7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): (erotic romance) Tempting the Best Man, 11/4/2013, 2.5*
8. Red Planet Day (November 28): (MCs are scientists, interested in planets) The White Castle11/05/2013, 3*
9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): (large gathering of family,where turkeys are a part of the plot) Thanksgiving, 11/3/2013, 3*
10. Reader's Choice: MaddAddam, 11/11/2013, 4*

Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk Wild About You (Love at Stake, #13) by Kerrelyn Sparks Losing It (Losing It, #1) by Cora Carmack Tempting the Best Man (Gamble Brothers, #1) by J. Lynn The White Castle by Orhan Pamuk Thanksgiving by Janet Evanovich MaddAddam (MaddAddam Trilogy #3) by Margaret Atwood


message 12: by Ty (new)

Ty  | 1943 comments in for 10!


message 13: by Laurie (last edited Dec 22, 2013 12:38AM) (new)

Laurie Martin | 304 comments I'm in for all 10

Completed 10/10

1. 'N' is for November: Agatha Christie - Nemesis
2. Member of the Month: Ann Charles - Dance of the Winnebagos
3. Geography (Montana): Tami Hoag - Dark Paradise
4. Sadie Hawkins Day: Glenn Puit - In Her Prime (controller for the state of Nevada)
5. Guy Fawke's Day: Kerstin Gier - Emerald Green
6. National Saxophone Day: Hope Ramsey - Welcome to Last Chance
7. International Tongue Twister Day: Sandra Brown - Low Pressure
8. Red Planet Day: Sandra Hill - The Red Hot Cajun
9. Happy Thanksgiving: Diane Greenwood Muir - All Roads Lead Home
10. Reader's Choice: Lori Wilde - Once Smitten, Twice Shy

Nemesis (Miss Marple, #12) by Agatha Christie Dance of the Winnebagos (A Jackrabbit Junction Mystery #1) by Ann Charles Dark Paradise by Tami Hoag In Her Prime The Murder of a Political Star by Glenn Puit Emerald Green (Precious Stone Trilogy, #3) by Kerstin Gier Welcome to Last Chance (Last Chance, #1) by Hope Ramsay Low Pressure by Sandra Brown The Red Hot Cajun (Cajun, #4) by Sandra Hill All Roads Lead Home (Bellingwood, #1) by Diane Greenwood Muir Once Smitten, Twice Shy (Wedding Veil Wishes, #2) by Lori Wilde

finally done.


message 14: by Susan (new)

Susan (Scoutmomskf) | 1310 comments I'm in for all ten :-)


message 15: by Joyce (last edited Nov 30, 2013 10:03PM) (new)

Joyce (Eternity21) | 701 comments I'm in for 3 perhaps 5 if I have the time. I haven't done these for a while but want to jump back in again.

RRRC November Monthly Challenge
Duration: 11/1/13 - 11/30/13
Progress 3/3
COMPLETE

2. Member of the Month: The Passage Finished 11/18/13
4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): Three to Get Deadly Stephanie is a bail-bonds person. Finished 11/15/13
10. Reader's Choice: Ancillary Justice Finished 11/29/13

The Passage (The Passage, #1) by Justin Cronin Three to Get Deadly (Stephanie Plum, #3) by Janet Evanovich Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch, #1) by Ann Leckie


message 16: by Rebecca (last edited Oct 21, 2013 10:54AM) (new)

Rebecca (Bd200789) I'm in for 10

0/10 Completed


1. 'N' is for November:
2. Member of the Month:
3. Geography (Montana):
4. Sadie Hawkins Day:
5. Guy Fawke's Day:
6. National Saxophone Day:
7. International Tongue Twister Day:
8. Red Planet Day:
9. Happy Thanksgiving:
10. Reader's Choice:


message 17: by Bookchaser (last edited Nov 06, 2013 01:50PM) (new)

Bookchaser | 1553 comments November 2013 Monthly Challenge


3/10 Completed


01. 'N' is for November: Read a book that starts with 'N' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'N'.
The Pride of Jared MacKade by Nora Roberts 11/02/11
02. Member of the Month: Suzanne- Suzanne has been a member of the RRRC since April 2011. Please read a book from any of Suzanne's shelves or a book published in 2011 or any year in the month of April.
Reese's Bride by Kat Martin
OR
Then Came You by Lisa Kleypas
OR
Fireside by Susan Wiggs
03. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Montana.
Big Sky Wedding by Linda Lael Miller
04. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3): This is the holiday where the girl asks the guy to the dance. Read a book where the heroine is the pursuer or has what is typically a "man's" job (fireman, construction worker, etc). Or one of the main characters is a dancer or goes to a dance.
Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich 11/02/13
05. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5): Guy Fawke's had his plot foiled when he tried to blow up British Parliament in 1605. Read a book where a character works with explosives or an explosion plays a major role in the plot line. OR the book is set in England or one of the characters are British.
The Holding by Claudia Dain
OR
Splendid by Julia Quinn
OR
The Proposal by Mary Balogh
06. National Saxophone Day (November 6): Also known as the "baby making music" instrument. Read a book about music or a musician. OR where there is an unplanned pregnancy.
A Seaside Christmas by Sherryl Woods
OR
Cold Night, Warm Stranger by Jill Gregory
07. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7): Read a book where a tornado is a part of the plot or the character is flexible or contortionist (twister). OR Read erotica or an erotic romance.
Fire Dancer by Ann Maxwell
08. Red Planet Day (November 28): Read a book where a character is a scientist or interested in planets. OR Read a book that is red or has red in the title.
Suddenly You by Lisa Kleypas
09. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28): Read a book where the characters have a large gathering of friends or family. Or where turkeys are a part of the plot. Or where the character has something big and obvious to be thankful for (having their life saved, something they've worked hard for or really needed to come through, etc.)
The Heart of Devin MacKade by Nora Roberts 11/04/13
10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.

BONUS: Fun & Crazy Facts about Montana:
★It is illegal to have a sheep in the cab of your truck without a chaperone.
★The official state animal of Montana is the Grizzly Bear.
★It is illegal for unmarried women to fish alone in Montana.
You can also read a book with a bear on the cover or part of the plot. Or read a book with a Fisherman. Or read a book where characters spend majority of their time outside or involved in some type of outdoor recreation.

The Pride of Jared MacKade (The MacKade Brothers, #2) by Nora RobertsXXX Reese's Bride (Bride's Trilogy, #2) by Kat MartinXXX Then Came You (Gamblers, #1) by Lisa KleypasXXX Fireside (Lakeshore Chronicles, #5) by Susan WiggsXXX Big Sky Wedding (Parable, Montana, #5) by Linda Lael MillerXXX Plum Lucky (Stephanie Plum, #13.5) by Janet EvanovichXXX Fearless Fourteen (Stephanie Plum, #14) by Janet EvanovichXXX The Holding (The Medieval Knight Series #1) by Claudia DainXXX Splendid (Blydon, #1) by Julia QuinnXXX The Proposal (The Survivors' Club #1) by Mary BaloghXXX A Seaside Christmas (Chesapeake Shores #10) by Sherryl WoodsXXX Cold Night, Warm Stranger by Jill GregoryXXX Fire Dancer (Dancer, #1) by Ann MaxwellXXX Suddenly You by Lisa KleypasXXX The Heart of Devin MacKade (The MacKade Brothers, #3) by Nora RobertsXXX


message 18: by UnusualChild{beppy} (last edited Nov 27, 2013 10:45PM) (new)

UnusualChild{beppy} | 625 comments i'm in.


11/11
COMPLETED


1)'n' is for november: the negotiator finished 11/14 4*
2) member of the month: the thirteenth tale finished 11/16 4*
3) montana: long tall drink finished 11/14 3*
4) sadie hawkins day: over the edge finished 11/23 4*
5) guy fawkes day: isle of wishes finished 11/22 3*
6) national saxophone day: the luckiest finished 11/14 4*
7) international tongue twister day: willing victim finished 11/15 3*
8) red planet day: red hot dragon finished 11/16 2*
9) happy thanksgiving: yours to keep finished 11/8 4*
10) reader's choice: Rocky Mountain heat finished 11/27 3*

BONUS: girl's guide to (man) hunting finished 11/15 2*

The Negotiator (O'Malley, #1) by Dee Henderson The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield Long Tall Drink by L.C. Chase Over the Edge (Troubleshooters, #3) by Suzanne Brockmann Isle of Wishes (Isle of Wight, #2) by Sue Brown The Luckiest (Lucky Moon, #2) by Piper Vaughn Willing Victim by Cara McKenna Red Hot Dragon (Dragon Heat, #2) by Lolita Lopez Yours to Keep (Kowalski Family, #3) by Shannon Stacey Rocky Mountain Heat (Six Pack Ranch, #1) by Vivian Arend The Girl's Guide to (Man) Hunting (Bluebonnet, #1) by Jessica Clare


message 19: by Elke (new)

Elke (ejurca) | 1727 comments I am in!!



RRRC: November Monthly Challenge
Duration: November 1st - November 30th

0/5 Completed-Updated 10/21/13


1. "N": Dark Witch by Nora Roberts
2. 2011: A Dark Kiss of Rapture
5. Guy Fawke's Day: The Sum of All Kisses
8. Red Planet Day: A Mackenzie Family Christmas: The Perfect Gift
10. Readers Choice: Curtsies & Conspiracies


Dark Witch (The Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy, #1) by Nora Roberts A Dark Kiss of Rapture (Renegade Angels, #0.5) by Sylvia Day The Sum of All Kisses (Smythe-Smith Quartet, #3) by Julia Quinn A Mackenzie Family Christmas The Perfect Gift (Highland Pleasures, #4.5) by Jennifer Ashley Curtsies & Conspiracies (Finishing School, #2) by Gail Carriger


message 20: by ~Leslie~ (last edited Oct 21, 2013 07:04PM) (new)

~Leslie~ (akareadingmachine) | 1934 comments Duration: 11/1/13 - 11/30/13

0/8

1. 'N' is for November: Night of the Tiger

2. Member of the Month: Suzanne- Clockwork Angel

4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd):River Marked

5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): The Wicked Deeds of Daniel Mackenzie

7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): Devoured

8. Red Planet Day (November 28): Death Magic

9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th):Virgin River

10. Reader's Choice: When Gods Die


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Lacy (Lacy_Stewart) | 1806 comments I'm in!


message 22: by NayNay (last edited Nov 16, 2013 01:01PM) (new)

NayNay I love challenge's...I'm in!!!!

Romance Readers Reading Challenges November Monthly
Duration:
November 1/13 - November 30/13


1. 'N' is for November: Read a book that starts with 'N' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'N'.
The Villa Girls by Nicky PellegrinoThe Villa Girls by Nicky Pellegrino 11/02/13 ****

2. Member of the Month: Suzanne, read a book from any of Suzanne's shelves or a book published in 2011 or any year in the month of April.
Moloka'i by Alan BrennertMoloka'i by Alan Brennert 11/06/13 ****

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Montana.
Winter Range A Novel by Claire DavisWinter Range by Claire Davis 11/16/13 ****

4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): Read a book where the heroine is the pursuer or has what is typically a "man's" job (fireman, construction worker, etc). Or one of the main characters is a dancer or goes to a dance.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenPride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 11/07/13 ***** (goes to a ball)

5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): Read a book where a character works with explosives or an explosion plays a major role in the plot line. OR the book is set in England or one of the characters are British.
The Wedding Officer A Novel of Culinary Seduction by Anthony CapellaThe Wedding Officer by Anthony Capella 11/03/13 **** (British Soldiers)

6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): Read a book about music or a musician. OR where there is an unplanned pregnancy.
Rutherford Park by Elizabeth CookeRutherford Park by Elizabeth Cooke 11/10/13 ***

7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): Read a book where a tornado is a part of the plot or the character is flexible or contortionist (twister). OR Read erotica or an erotic romance (tongue).
The Widow's Protector (Conard County, #29) by Rachel LeeThe Widow's Protector by Rachel Lee 11/12/13 **** (tornado)

8. Red Planet Day (November 28): Read a book where a character is a scientist or interested in planets. OR Read a book that is red or has red in the title.
The Scroll of Seduction by Gioconda Belli The Scroll of Seduction by Gioconda Belli 11/08/13 ****

9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): Read a book where the characters have a large gathering of friends or family. Or where turkeys are a part of the plot. Or where the character has something big and obvious to be thankful for (having their life saved, something they've worked hard for or really needed to come through, etc.)
The Iron Witch (The Iron Witch, #1) by Karen MahoneyThe Iron Witch by Karen Mahoney 11/06/13 **** (party with friends)

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
The Postmistress by Sarah BlakeThe Postmistress by Sarah Blake 11/01/13 ***


message 23: by Katharina (last edited Nov 26, 2013 11:29PM) (new)

Katharina | 780 comments November 2013 Monthly Reading Challenge
5/5

1. 'N'ovember
The Heart Breaker Nicole Jordan 11/6

2. Suzanne
The Gunslinger's Bride Cheryl St.John 11/18

3. Montana
Montana Mavericks: Big Sky Grooms: Spirit of the Wolf/As Good as Gold/The Gamble 11/11

6. Saxophone Day (Pregnancy)
A Convenient Wife Carolyn Davidson 11/27

10. Choice
Whitefeather's Woman Deborah Hale 11/24

The Heart Breaker  by Nicole Jordan The Gunslinger's Bride (Montana Mavericks) by Cheryl St.John Montana Mavericks Big Sky Grooms Spirit of the Wolf/As Good as Gold/The Gamble by Susan Mallery A Convenient Wife (Montana Mavericks The Historicals) by Carolyn Davidson Whitefeather's Woman by Deborah Hale


message 24: by Judy (new)

Judy RRRC November Reading Challenge
0/10 Completed

1. “N”-
2. Member of the Month –
3. Montana – Big Sky River
4. Sadie Hawkins Day –
5. Guy Fawke’s Day-
6. National Saxophone Day-
7. Tongue Twister Day –
8. Red Planet Day-
9. Happy Thanksgiving-
10. Choice


message 25: by Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (last edited Nov 17, 2013 10:27AM) (new)

Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (Shuga) | 880 comments Completed 4/10 40%

1. 'N' is for November: New York to Dallas, j.d. robb
Finished~11.15

2. .Member of the Month: Suzanne- Second Grave on the Left, darynda jones

3. Geography: Walking in Fire, cathryn cade Finished~11.17

4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): Cooked Goose, g.a. mckevett (PI)
Finished~11.03

5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): Sugar and Spite, g.a. mckevett (John Gibson, British) Finished~11.10

6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): Shameless, cheryl douglas

7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): Fifty Shades of Grey, e.l. james

8. Red Planet Day (November 28): The Red Pyramid, rick riordan

9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): Sympathy for the Devil, jerrilyn farmer

10. Reader's Choice: Chihuahua Confidential, waverly curtis

BONUS: bear on the cover/part of the plot
Winnie-the-Pooh, a.a. milne


Tina "IRead2Escape" (tinar1121) | 1098 comments EVERYONE PLEASE NOTICE I ADDED A BONUS!!!


message 27: by Amber (new)

Amber Gray | 715 comments I'm in, not sure how many or which ones yet, but I'm in!


message 28: by Nikita (new)

Nikita | 500 comments I'm in!


message 29: by Deedee (last edited Nov 16, 2013 02:05AM) (new)

Deedee | 129 comments November Monthly Challenge
Duration: 11/1/13 - 11/30/13

5/10

1. 'N' is for November:

2. Member of the Month: pub. In year 2011
A Choice of Catastrophes (Star Trek: The Original Series) (2011) by Michael Schuster (11/10/13)

3.Montana:

4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): the book is set in England
A Dangerous Affair (Liberty Lane #2) (2008) by Caro Peacock (11/16/13)

5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th):

6.National Saxophone Day (November 6th):an unplanned pregnancy
Murder Plays House (A Mommy-Track Mystery #5) (2004) by Ayelet Waldman (11/08/13)
The heroine discusses: P. 2 “…the pending arrival of our surprise third child.”

7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th):

8. Red Planet Day (November 28): Read a book that is red.
Old Mars by George R.R. Martin
Old Mars (2013) edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois (11/10/13)

9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th):

10. Reader's Choice:
Bird of Another Heaven (2007) by James D. Houston (11/14/13)

A Choice of Catastrophes (Star Trek The Original Series)  by Michael Schuster A Dangerous Affair (Liberty Lane, #2) by Caro Peacock Murder Plays House (A Mommy-Track Mystery #5) by Ayelet Waldman Old Mars by George R.R. Martin Bird of Another Heaven by James D. Houston


message 30: by Ethel (last edited Nov 12, 2013 09:36PM) (new)

Ethel | 702 comments RRRC November Reading Challenge

9/10 read

[1.11.] 10. Reader's Choice: One Grave at a Time by Jeaniene Frost
[2.11.] 1. 'N' is for November: The Night Eternal by Guillermo del Toro
[3.11.] 5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): Rocked Under by Cora Hawkes
[4.11.] 9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): Samson's Lovely Mortal by Tina Folsom
[6.11.] 3. Geography: Seventh Heaven by Catherine Anderson
[7.11.] 2. Member of the Month (Suzanne): The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
[9.11.] 4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): Seize Me by Crystal Spears
[11.11.] 8. Red Planet Day (November 28): Unspeakable by Laura Griffin
[12.11.] 6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): Fear of Falling by S.L. Jennings

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7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): Infinite Possibilities by Lisa Renee Jones


message 31: by Shan ~ A ~ (last edited Dec 01, 2013 11:08AM) (new)

Shan ~ A ~ (TheBookGlutton) | 533 comments I'm in!!!
Progress 8/8

1. 'N' is for November:Zakia and the Cowboy 11/11
2.Member of the Month:Suzanne:Faefever 11/05
4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd):Finding Aiden 11/12 (dancer)
5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th):The Virgin Proxy 11/30 (set in England)
7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th):Entwined with You 11/18 (erotic romance)
8. Red Planet Day (November 28):The Proposal 11/30 (red book)
9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th):Savor the Moment 11/20 (Gathering)
10. Reader's Choice:Christmas on 4th Street 11/15
Faefever (Fever, #3) by Karen Marie Moning Finding Aiden by Jayton Young Zakia and the Cowboy (Thunder Creek Ranch #1) by Lorraine Nelson Christmas on 4th Street (Fool's Gold, #12.5) by Susan Mallery Entwined with You (Crossfire, #3) by Sylvia Day Savor the Moment (Bride Quartet, #3) by Nora Roberts The Proposal (A Perfect Match #1) by Lily Zante The Virgin Proxy by Georgia Fox


message 32: by AndaM (new)

AndaM | 237 comments Monthly Challenges > November 2013 Monthly Challenge - Participants thread
0/10

1. 'N' is for November: Read a book that starts with 'N' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'N'.

2. .Member of the Month: Suzanne- Suzanne has been a member of the RRRC since April 2011. Here is the link to Suzanne's shelves - HERE Please read a book from any of Suzanne's shelves or a book published in 2011 or any year in the month of April.

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

4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): This is the holiday where the girl asks the guy to the dance. Read a book where the heroine is the pursuer or has what is typically a "man's" job (fireman, construction worker, etc). Or one of the main characters is a dancer or goes to a dance.

5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): Guy Fawke's had his plot foiled when he tried to blow up British Parliament in 1605. Read a book where a character works with explosives or an explosion plays a major role in the plot line. OR the book is set in England or one of the characters are British.

6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): Also known as the "baby making music" instrument. Read a book about music or a musician. OR where there is an unplanned pregnancy.

7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): Read a book where a tornado is a part of the plot or the character is flexible or contortionist (twister). OR Read erotica or an erotic romance (tongue).

8. Red Planet Day (November 28): Read a book where a character is a scientist or interested in planets. OR Read a book that is red or has red in the title.

9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): Read a book where the characters have a large gathering of friends or family. Or where turkeys are a part of the plot. Or where the character has something big and obvious to be thankful for (having their life saved, something they've worked hard for or really needed to come through, etc.)

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.

BONUS: Fun & Crazy Facts about Montana:

★It is illegal to have a sheep in the cab of your truck without a chaperone.
★The official state animal of Montana is the Grizzly Bear.
★It is illegal for unmarried women to fish alone in Montana.

You can also read a book with a bear on the cover or part of the plot. Or read a book with a Fisherman. Or read a book where characters spend majority of their time outside or involved in some type of outdoor recreation.


message 33: by Chris (new)

Chris (CDavies1951) | 121 comments me,too!


message 34: by Shelby (last edited Nov 30, 2013 02:44PM) (new)

Shelby (Stang_Lee) | 1057 comments I'm in I'll work on my list here shortly. All done! Finished it right under the wire!

10/10

1. "N" for November - Bloodraven (11/20) ★★★★
2. Member of the Month - Life Lessons (11/18) ★★★★★
3. Geography Montana - Forbidden (11/24) ★★★★
4. Sadie Hawkins Day - Curio (11/30) ★★★½
5. Guy Fawkes Day - The Hot Floor (11/4) ★★★½
6. National Saxophone Day - Touch Me Gently (11/17) ★★
7. International Tongue Twister Day - Running Deer and Hidden Badger (11/25) ★★★★★
8. Red Planet Day - The Morning Star (11/3) ★★★★★
9. Happy Thanksgiving - An Intrepid Trip to Love (11/24) ★★★★★
10. Reader's Choice - Cathedral of the Sky (11/17) ★★★★★

Bloodraven by P.L. Nunn Life Lessons (Life Lessons, #1) by Kaje Harper Forbidden (Assassin/Shifter, #21) by Sandrine Gasq-Dion Curio (Curio, #1) by Cara McKenna The Hot Floor by Josephine Myles Touch Me Gently by J.R. Loveless Running Deer and Hidden Badger by K.D. Sarge The Morning Star (Shadow of the Templar, #1) by M. Chandler An Intrepid Trip to Love by Charlie Cochet Cathedral of the Sky (Pact Arcanum, #1.5) by Arshad Ahsanuddin


message 35: by Patty (last edited Nov 28, 2013 08:36AM) (new)

Patty (plv77) | 52 comments I'm in. Going to try for 10

10/10 Update 11-28-13 COMPLETE

1. 'N' is for November: The Ninth Step by Barbara Taylor Sissel11-20-13
2. Member of the Month: Suzanne: Virgin River by Robyn Carr11-28-13
3. Geography: Nightwatching by John Zunski11-9-13
4. Sadie Hawkins Day: Master of Desire by Kinley MacGregor11-20-13
5. Guy Fawke's Day: Dangerous Desires by Dee Davis 11-15-13
6. National Saxophone Day: The Sweet Gum Tree by Katherine Allred 11-18-13
7. International Tongue Twister Day: Funnel Vision by Chris Kridler 11-18-13
8. Red Planet Day: Dangerous Tides by Christine Feehan11-13-13
9. Happy Thanksgiving: Family Reunion by Eric Selby 11-22-13
10. Reader's Choice: Dark Deceptions by Dee Davis 11-11-13

The Ninth Step by Barbara Taylor Sissel Virgin River (Virgin River, #1) by Robyn Carr Nightwatching by John Zunski Master of Desire (Brotherhood/MacAllister, #1) by Kinley MacGregor Dangerous Desires (A-Tac, #2) by Dee Davis The Sweet Gum Tree by Katherine Allred Funnel Vision by Chris Kridler Dangerous Tides (Drake Sisters, #4) by Christine Feehan Family Reunion by Eric Selby Dark Deceptions (A-Tac, #1) by Dee Davis


message 36: by MountainKat, Moderator (last edited Nov 23, 2013 10:44PM) (new)

MountainKat | 8606 comments October Monthly Challenge

I'm in for all 10, I will post as I go - or more likely when I finish!

10 of 10. Updated 11.23.13 DONE!!

1. 'N' is for November: The Nothingness of Ben by Brad Boney 11.23.13
2. Member of the Month - Suzanne: Simply Irresistible by Rachel Gibson 11.18.13
3. Geography - Montana: Merry and Bright by Jill Shalvis 11.21.13
4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): Rapture by J.R. Ward 11.20.13
5. Guy Fawkes Day (November 5th): Striking Distance by Pamela Clare 11.12.13
6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): Aria by Shira Anthony 11.5.13
7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): First Strike by Pamela Clare 11.2.13
8. Red Planet Day (November 28th): The Wicked Deeds of Daniel Mackenzie b Jennifer Ashley 11.6.13
9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): The Bird Day Battalion by Genevieve Dewey 11.14.13
10. Reader's Choice: French Cooking 101 by Olivia Rigal 11.2.13

First Strike (I-Team, #5.9) by Pamela Clare French Cooking 101 (Learning Curves, #1) by Olivia Rigal Aria (Blue Notes, #3) by Shira Anthony The Wicked Deeds of Daniel Mackenzie (Highland Pleasures, #6) by Jennifer Ashley Striking Distance (I-Team, #6) by Pamela Clare The Bird Day Battalion by Genevieve Dewey Simply Irresistible (Chinooks Hockey Team, #1) by Rachel Gibson Rapture (The Fallen Angels, #4) by J.R. Ward Merry and Bright by Jill Shalvis The Nothingness of Ben by Brad Boney

Congratulations to all the finishers!!


message 37: by Ike (last edited Nov 25, 2013 01:34PM) (new)

Ike (i_k_a_c) | 34 comments November Monthly Challenge
Duration: 11/1/13 - 11/30/13

3/3

1. 'N' is for November:

2. Member of the Month: Suzanne-

3.Montana:

4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd):

5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): Sidney Sheldon's Angel of the Dark - 21 Noe - 4*

6.National Saxophone Day (November 6th): Rage of Angels - 03 Noe - 5*

7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th):

8. Red Planet Day (November 28):

9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th):

10. Reader's Choice:Alex - 25 Noe - 5*

Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon Sidney Sheldon's Angel of the Dark by Tilly Bagshawe Alex (Verhœven, #2) by Pierre Lemaitre


message 38: by Angie (new)

Angie | 648 comments 1. 'N' is for November: Heart of Obsidian - Nalini Singh
2. .Member of the Month: The Darkest Hour - Maya Banks
3. Geography: Night Driving - Lori Wilde
4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): Two Weeks With A Stranger - Debra Mullins
5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): The Promise In A Kiss - Stephanie Laurens
6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): The Pregnancy Test - Erin McCarthy
7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): Tiger - Laurann Dohner
8. Red Planet Day (November 28): Bitter Night - Diana Pharaoh Francis
9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): Raising Kane - Lorelei James
10. Reader's Choice: Velvet Haven - Sophie Renwick
Heart of Obsidian (Psy-Changeling, #12) by Nalini Singh The Darkest Hour (KGI, #1) by Maya Banks Night Driving (Stop The Wedding, #1) by Lori Wilde Two Weeks With a Stranger by Debra Mullins The Promise in a Kiss (Cynster, #0.5) by Stephanie Laurens The Pregnancy Test (NY Girlfriends, #1) by Erin McCarthy Tiger (New Species, #7) by Laurann Dohner Bitter Night (Horngate Witches, #1) by Diana Pharaoh Francis Raising Kane (Rough Riders, #9) by Lorelei James Velvet Haven (Annwyn Chronicles, #1) by Sophie Renwick


message 39: by Jade aka MrsTosh (last edited Nov 15, 2013 03:17AM) (new)

Jade aka MrsTosh (MrsTosh) Going to do 5 again this month ;)

Completed 2/5

1. 'N' is for November: The Near Witch ~ Victoria Schwab
5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): Guy Fawkes ~ Thomas Lathbury
6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th):Caleb ~ Sarah McCarthy 14.11.13 **
7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): One Sweet Ride ~ Jaci Burton 03.05.13 *****
8. Red Planet Day (November 28): Dance of Shadows ~ Yelena Black

The Near Witch (The Near Witch, #1) by Victoria Schwab Guy Fawkes Or a Complete History of the Gunpowder Treason, 1605 (1839) by Thomas Lathbury One Sweet Ride (Play by Play, #6) by Jaci Burton All Our Pretty Songs (All Our Pretty Songs, #1) by Sarah McCarry Dance of Shadows (Dance of Shadows, #1) by Yelena Black


message 40: by Barbara ★ (last edited Oct 22, 2013 04:09AM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 3007 comments Good categories but I'm not sure they work with what I'm reading this month so I'll commit to 5 tasks.

READ: 0/5

1. 'N' is for November: Shade's Children - Garth Nix
2. Member of the Month: Suzanne: - TBD
3. Geography:Montana: Montana/fisherman/spends lots of time outside/bear on cover.
4. Sadie Hawkins Day: heroine is the pursuer/female has man's job/goes to a dance
5. Guy Fawke's Day: Whitechapel Gods - S.M. Peters (set in England)
6. National Saxophone Day: music/musician/unplanned pregnancy
7. International Tongue Twister Day: tornado/flexible character/erotica
8. Red Planet Day: The Redbreast - Jo Nesbø (red in title)
9. Happy Thanksgiving: large family/friends gathering/turkeys/something big to be thankful for
10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.

Shade's Children by Garth Nix[TBD][TBD][TBD] Whitechapel Gods by S.M. Peters[TBD][TBD] The Redbreast (Harry Hole, #3) by Jo Nesbø[TBD][TBD]


message 41: by Suzanne (last edited Nov 29, 2013 09:17PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1538 comments Romance Readers Reading Challenges
November 2013 Monthly Challenge
Duration:
11/1/2013 - 11/30/2013

Progress: 10 out of 10

1. 'N' is for November: Read a book that starts with 'N' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'N':
Taming Natasha by Nora Roberts - **** - 11/30/2013

2. Member of the Month: Suzanne- Suzanne has been a member of the RRRC since April 2011. Here is the link to Suzanne's shelves - HERE Please read a book from any of Suzanne's shelves or a book published in 2011 or any year in the month of April-
Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn - ***** - 11/1/2013

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Montana:
Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs - ***** - 11/14/2013

4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): This is the holiday where the girl asks the guy to the dance. Read a book where the heroine is the pursuer or has what is typically a "man's" job (fireman, construction worker, etc). Or is a dancer or goes to a dance:
The Boyfriend List: 15 Guys, 11 Shrink Appointments, 4 Ceramic Frogs and Me, Ruby Oliver by E. Lockhart - *** - 11/7/2013

5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): Guy Fawke's had his plot foiled when he tried to blow up British Parliament in 1605. Read a book where a character works with explosives or an explosion plays a major role in the plot line. OR the book is set in England or one of the characters are British:
Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale - ***** - 11/11/2013

6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): Also known as the "baby making music" instrument. Read a book about music or a musician. OR where there is an unplanned pregnancy:
The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss - *** - 11/5/2013

7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): Read a book where a tornado is a part of the plot or the character is flexible or contortionist (twister). OR read erotica or an erotic romance (tongue):
Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron - ***** - 11/11/2013 - Cat can contort into tight spaces

8. Red Planet Day (November 28): Read a book where a character is a scientist or interested in planets. OR Read a book that is red or has red in the title:
Prelude to Foundation by Isaac Asimov - *** - 11/12/2013

9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): Read a book where the characters have a large gathering of friends or family. Or where turkeys are a part of the plot. Or where the character has something big and obvious to be thankful for (having their life saved, something they've worked hard for or really needed to come through, etc.): A Wedding:
Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham - ***** - 11/3/2013

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice:
Gypsy Wind by Lisa Jackson - ** - 11/8/2013

Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2) by Patrick Rothfuss The Boyfriend List 15 Guys, 11 Shrink Appointments, 4 Ceramic Frogs and Me, Ruby Oliver (Ruby Oliver, #1) by E. Lockhart Gypsy Wind by Lisa Jackson Midnight in Austenland (Austenland, #2) by Shannon Hale Dewey The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron Prelude to Foundation (Foundation Prequel, #1) by Isaac Asimov Frost Burned (Mercy Thompson, #7) by Patricia Briggs Taming Natasha (Stanislakis, #1) by Nora Roberts


message 42: by Tina Theresa (last edited Nov 14, 2013 06:50PM) (new)

Tina Theresa | 255 comments 9/10

1. 'N' is for November: Nightshade 11/11
2. Member of the Month: Suzanne- Girl's Guide to Witchcraft Jane Madison 1 11/12
3. Geography: (Montana setting) Vampire Academy 11/2
4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): Bloodlust 11/14
5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): Sparks Fly 11/5
6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): Also known as the "baby making music" instrument. Read a book about music or a musician. OR where there is an unplanned pregnancy.
7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): Decadent 11/8
8. Red Planet Day (November 28): Wicked Ties 11/1
9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): The Unbearable Lightness of Dragons 11/3
10. Reader's Choice: Beyond Control 11/7

BONUS: Fun & Crazy Facts about Montana:

★It is illegal to have a sheep in the cab of your truck without a chaperone.
★The official state animal of Montana is the Grizzly Bear.
★It is illegal for unmarried women to fish alone in Montana.

Wicked Ties (Wicked Lovers, #1) by Shayla Black Nightshade (Nightshade, #1) by Michelle Rowen Girl's Guide to Witchcraft (Jane Madison, #1) by Mindy Klasky Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead The Unbearable Lightness of Dragons (Light Dragons, #2) by Katie MacAlister Decadent (Wicked Lovers, #2) by Shayla Black Sparks Fly (Light Dragons, #3) by Katie MacAlister Beyond Control (Beyond, #2) by Kit Rocha Bloodlust (Nightshade, #2) by Michelle Rowen


message 43: by iReadFluff (last edited Nov 24, 2013 05:42PM) (new)

iReadFluff (Lovelee8) | 101 comments I'm in for 5!

5/5 completed

Member of the Month - Suzanne: Beautiful Disaster 11/2***

Guy Fawke's Day - OR the book is set in England or one of the characters are British: Mad About the Boy 11/24***

International Tongue Twister Day - OR Read erotica or an erotic romance: Fifty Shades Freed 11/1***

Red Planet Day - OR Read a book that is red or has red in the title:The Red Queen 11/23***

Reader's Choice: C791 11/9 **

Fifty Shades Freed (Fifty Shades, #3) by E.L. James Beautiful Disaster (Beautiful, #1) by Jamie McGuire C791 (Cyborgs More Than Machines, #1) by Eve Langlais The Red Queen (The Cousins' War, #2) by Philippa Gregory Mad About the Boy (Bridget Jones, #3) by Helen Fielding


message 44: by Julie (new)

Julie | 10 comments I am going to do 3 of the 10.

1. 'N' is for November: Read a book that starts with 'N' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'N'.

2. .Member of the Month: Suzanne- Suzanne has been a member of the RRRC since April 2011. Here is the link to Suzanne's shelves - HERE Please read a book from any of Suzanne's shelves or a book published in 2011 or any year in the month of April.

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

4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): This is the holiday where the girl asks the guy to the dance. Read a book where the heroine is the pursuer or has what is typically a "man's" job (fireman, construction worker, etc). Or one of the main characters is a dancer or goes to a dance.

5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): Guy Fawke's had his plot foiled when he tried to blow up British Parliament in 1605. Read a book where a character works with explosives or an explosion plays a major role in the plot line. OR the book is set in England or one of the characters are British.

6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): Also known as the "baby making music" instrument. Read a book about music or a musician. OR where there is an unplanned pregnancy.

7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): Read a book where a tornado is a part of the plot or the character is flexible or contortionist (twister). OR Read erotica or an erotic romance (tongue).

8. Red Planet Day (November 28): Read a book where a character is a scientist or interested in planets. OR Read a book that is red or has red in the title.

9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): Read a book where the characters have a large gathering of friends or family. Or where turkeys are a part of the plot. Or where the character has something big and obvious to be thankful for (having their life saved, something they've worked hard for or really needed to come through, etc.)

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.

BONUS: Fun & Crazy Facts about Montana:
★It is illegal to have a sheep in the cab of your truck without a chaperone.
★The official state animal of Montana is the Grizzly Bear.
★It is illegal for unmarried women to fish alone in Montana.

You can also read a book with a bear on the cover or part of the plot. Or read a book with a Fisherman. Or read a book where characters spend majority of their time outside or involved in some type of outdoor recreation.



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 update your original post, but report your progress in a new message as it helps when updating.

For Example: 3/10 Completed

1.) Falling for the Ghost of You by Nicole Christie
7.) Against the Ropes (Against the Ropes, #1) by Sarah Castille
10.) Until November (Until, #1) by Aurora Rose Reynolds


message 45: by LaurLa (last edited Nov 01, 2013 05:08AM) (new)

LaurLa | 1803 comments November 2013 Monthly Challenge:
In for 10 - 0/10 complete


1. 'N' is for November: Naughty but Nice - Shalvis, Jill
2. Member of the Month: Catering to the Italian Playboy - Tumlin, Tamelia (Suzanne's shelves)
3. Geography: Crime Scene At Cardwell Ranch - Daniels, B.J. (Montana setting)
4. Sadie Hawkins Day: The Opportunist - Fisher, Tarryn (heroine as pursuer)
5. Guy Fawke's Day: The Edge of Courage - Levine, Elaine (explosion as plot point)
6. National Saxophone Day: Tempt Me - Cunning, Olivia (musician)
7. Tongue Twister: How to Misbehave - Knox, Ruthie (tornado)
8. Red Planet Day: Dirty Red - Fisher, Tarryn (red in title)
9. Happy Thanksgiving: Redneck Romeo - James, Lorelei (large family)
10. Reader's Choice: Justice at Cardwell Ranch - Daniels, B.J.
Cardwell Ranch Trespasser - Daniels, B.J.


message 46: by Erin (new)

Erin H | 758 comments I'll try for 3 this month!


message 47: by Aunt T (last edited Nov 26, 2013 05:48PM) (new)

Aunt T | 9 comments Completed 10/11
1. November:Naked by Megan Hart 11/9 ★★★★
2. Member of the Month: Suzanne- Fury's Kiss by Karen Chance
3. Geography (Montana): Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead 11/21 ★★★★
4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd): Entwined by Heather Dixon 11/11 ★★★★★
5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th): The Heir (Duke's Obsession, #1) by Grace Burrowes 11/19 ★★★★★
6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th): The Light Within Me by Carly Fall 11/23 ★★★★
7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th): Primal Bonds 11/25 ★★★★
8. Red Planet Day (November 28): A Week to Be Wicked by Tessa Dare 11/7 ★★★★
9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th): Pride Mates 11/22 ★★★★★
10. Reader's Choice: The Doctor's Secret Bride by Ana E Ross 11/26 ★★★★
**Bonus
read a book with a bear on the cover or part of the plot: Bodyguard by Jennifer Ashley 11/26 ★★★★

Naked (Alex Kennedy, #2) by Megan Hart Fury's Kiss (Dorina Basarab, #3) by Karen Chance Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead Entwined by Heather Dixon The Heir (Duke's Obsession, #1) (Windham, #1) by Grace Burrowes The Light Within Me (Six Saviors, #1) by Carly Fall Primal Bonds (Shifters Unbound, #2) by Jennifer Ashley A Week to Be Wicked (Spindle Cove, #2) by Tessa Dare Pride Mates (Shifters Unbound, #1) by Jennifer Ashley The Doctor's Secret Bride by Ana E. Ross Bodyguard (Shifters Unbound, #2.5) by Jennifer Ashley


message 48: by Ansonja (last edited Dec 01, 2013 02:31AM) (new)

Ansonja | 30 comments Okay I'm in for 10

10/10

1. 'N' is for November:
Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake by Sarah MacLean 15/11/2013
2. Member of the Month:
Any Duchess Will Do by Tessa Dare 2/11/2013
3. Geography:
The Gamble by Kristen Ashley 19/11/2013
4. Sadie Hawkins Day (November 3rd):
Immortal in Death by J.D. Robb 5/11/2013
5. Guy Fawke's Day (November 5th):
Keeping Her by Cora Carmack 15/11/2013
6. National Saxophone Day (November 6th):
Devoured by Emily Snow 14/11/2013
7. International Tongue Twister Day (November 7th):
 Hearts in Darkness by Laura Kaye 2/11/2013
8. Red Planet Day (November 28):
 Wrong Bed, Right Guy by Katee Robert 1/11/2013
9. Happy Thanksgiving (November 28th):
Virgin River by Robyn Carr 20/11/2013
10. Reader's Choice:
Dizzy by Nyrae Dawn 16/11/2013

Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake (Love By Numbers, #1) by Sarah MacLean Any Duchess Will Do (Spindle Cove, #4) by Tessa Dare The Gamble (Colorado Mountain, #1) by Kristen Ashley Immortal in Death (In Death, #3) by J.D. Robb Keeping Her (Losing It, #1.5) by Cora Carmack Devoured (Devoured, #1) by Emily Snow Hearts in Darkness by Laura Kaye Wrong Bed, Right Guy (Come Undone, #1) by Katee Robert Virgin River (Virgin River, #1) by Robyn Carr Dizzy by Nyrae Dawn



message 49: by Mary Ann (new)

Mary Ann (mgilbert1112) | 167 comments I'm in again!
0/10

1. 'N' is for November: Wait For Me by Elizabeth Naughten
2. Member of the Month: Tangled
3. Geography (Montana): Undeniable
4. Sadie Hawkins Day: Out of Line
5. Guy Fawke's Day: The Dark Light of Day
6. National Saxophone Day: Random Acts of Crazy
7. International Tongue Twister Day: Avoiding Commitment
8. Red Planet Day: Red Hill
9. Happy Thanksgiving: The Bird Day Battalion
10. Reader's Choice: Selling Scarlett


message 50: by ☀Rachael☀ (last edited Nov 21, 2013 07:41AM) (new)

☀Rachael☀ (jimbunni) 1. 'N' is for November:
2. .Member of the Month: Suzanne- World After ---- Susan Ee
3. Geography: Red Glove---- Holly Black
4. Sadie Hawkins Day ---- Hex Hall ---- Rachel Hawkins
5. Guy Fawke's Day ---- Demonglass ---- Rachel Hawkins
6. National Saxophone Day ---- Midnight Alley ---- Rachel Caine
7. International Tongue Twister Day ---- If I die ---- Rachel Vincent
8. Red Planet Day ---- Spell Bound ---- Rachel Hawkins
9. Happy Thanksgiving ---- Black Heart ---- Holly Black
10. Reader's Choice ---- The Lightning Thief ---- Rick Riordan

BONUS: Curtsies & Conspiracies ---- Gail Carriger

10/11
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) by Rick Riordan Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1) by Rachel Hawkins Midnight Alley (The Morganville Vampires, #3) by Rachel Caine If I Die (Soul Screamers, #5) by Rachel Vincent Windfall (Weather Warden, #4) by Rachel Caine World After (Penryn & the End of Days, #2) by Susan Ee Curtsies & Conspiracies (Finishing School, #2) by Gail Carriger Red Glove (Curse Workers, #2) by Holly Black Black Heart (Curse Workers, #3) by Holly Black Demonglass (Hex Hall, #2) by Rachel Hawkins Dämonenbann (Hex Hall, #3) by Rachel Hawkins


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