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message 1: by ~KarenH~, Moderator (last edited Nov 20, 2013 08:11PM) (new)

~KarenH~ | 7149 comments 2013 December Monthly Challenge

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

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

2. Member of the Month: Carolyn F.- Carolyn has been a member of the RRRC since February 2010. Here is the link to Carolyn F.'s shelves- https://www.goodreads.com/review/list... . Please read a book from any of Carolyn's shelves or a book published in 2010 or a book published in the month of February of any year.

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

Facts about New Mexico:
Nickname: Land of Enchantment
Has the second highest percentage and 4th highest total number of Native Americans of any state in the US.
Is well known for an extensive artistic community and large number of museums, art festivals, and performing arts venues and events.
So, you may also read a book in which someone is enchanted or casts spells, includes a Native American character, or has a character or plot somehow involving the arts.

4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: Read a book with a wartime setting or with a military or paramilitary character, OR a book with a pearl or pearls in the title, storyline, author or character's name, or on the cover.

5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Read a book with a child in the storyline, or a children's or YA book.

6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: Read a book with an ear or part of an ear visible on the cover, or with the word 'ear' found anywhere in the title (Ex: heart, Earl, search, etc.), or listen to an audiobook.

7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: Read a book in which a significant part of the story involves the outdoors, has a tree on cover, or has a primarily green cover.

8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): Read a short book (under 200 pages) or a long book (over 500 pages)

9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: Read a book in which a holiday is celebrated or that has a holiday theme/setting.

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.

Please repost your progress as it helps when updating.

Happy Reading!!


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MountainKat | 20348 comments Oh yay!! I'm in for 10! I'll post as I go or when I finish...


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Mary Ann (mgilbert1112) | 167 comments I'm in for 10! I'll post my list this weekend.


message 4: by Susan A (last edited Dec 19, 2013 08:33PM) (new)

Susan A | 1470 comments 2013 December Monthly Challenge

10/10 Completed


1. D is for December: Downing, Mia Just Ask Dec 7 ★★★
2. Member of the Month: Caroline F (Feb 2013)Screwing the System Dec 12 ★★★★
3. Geography New Mexico: Body Magic Dec 4 ★★★★
4. Pearl Harbor Day Alaska, With Love Dec 8 ★★
5. International Children's Day: If You Take a Mouse to the Movies Dec 19 ★★★★★
6. Take it in the Ear Day Provoked Dec 13 ★★★★★
7. Look for an Evergreen Day: More Than This Dec 19 ★★
8. Solstice: Prince Claimed Dec 9 ★★★
9. Christmas: Screw Santa Dec 1 ★
10. Choice Corruption Dec 17 ★★★★★

Just Ask by Mia Downing Screwing the System by Josephine Myles Body Magic (Triad, #2) by Poppy Dennison Alaska, With Love (Assassin/Shifter, #2) by Sandrine Gasq-Dion If You Take a Mouse to the Movies by Laura Joffe Numeroff Provoked (Enlightenment, #1) by Joanna Chambers More Than This by Lissa Matthews Prince Claimed (Thresl Chronicles #2) by Amber Kell Screw Santa (Who Needs Christmas?, #1) by Joyee Flynn Corruption (Diversion #3) by Eden Winters


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Bookchaser | 1875 comments 2013 December Monthly Challenge

0/10 Completed

01. 'D' is for December: Read a book that starts with 'D' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'D'.
Dark Warrior Unleashed by Alexis Morgan
OR
Deception Cove by Jayne Castle
OR
Divorced, Desperate and Deceived by Christie Craig
02. Member of the Month: Carolyn F. - Carolyn has been a member of the RRRC since February 2010. Please read a book from any of Carolyn's shelves or a book published in 2010 or a book published in the month of February of any year.
Tiger Magic by Jennifer Ashley
OR
Slightly Tempted by Mary Balogh
OR
Contact by Susan Grant
03. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from New Mexico.
You may also read a book in which someone is enchanted or casts spells, includes a Native American character, or has a character or plot somehow involving the arts.
A Gift for All Seasons by Karen Templeton
OR
Nobody's Darling by Teresa Medeiros
OR
Comanche Heart by Catherine Anderson
04. Pearl Harbor Day (Dec. 7): Read a book with a wartime setting or with a military or paramilitary character, OR a book with a pearl or pearls in the title, storyline, author or character's name, or on the cover.
The Hunter by Monica McCarty
OR
The Devil's Necklace by Kat Martin
05. International Children's Day (Dec. 8): Read a book with a child in the storyline, or a children's or YA book.
The Hero by Robyn Carr
OR
Fireside by Susan Wiggs
06. Take it in the Ear Day (Dec. 8): Read a book with an ear or part of an ear visible on the cover, or with the word 'ear' found anywhere in the title (Ex: heart, Earl, search, etc.), or listen to an audiobook.
Touched by Light by Catherine Spangler
OR
The Other Side of Us by Sarah Mayberry
OR
Always On My Mind by Jill Shalvis
OR
Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich
07. Look for an Evergreen Day (Dec. 19): Read a book in which a significant part of the story involves the outdoors, has a tree on cover, or has a primarily green cover.
A Seaside Christmas by Sherryl Woods
08. Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year)(Dec. 21/22): Read a short book (under 200 pages) or a long book (over 500 pages).
The Suitor by Mary Balogh
OR
Small Town Christmas by Jill Shalvis
09. Christmas Day (Dec. 25): Read a book in which a holiday is celebrated or that has a holiday theme/setting.
An Outlaw's Christmas by Linda Lael Miller
10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.


XXX Dark Warrior Unleashed (Talions, #1) by Alexis Morgan XXX Deception Cove (Rainshadow, #2; Harmony, #10) by Jayne Castle XXX Divorced, Desperate and Deceived (Divorced #3) by Christie Craig XXX Tiger Magic (Shifters Unbound, #5) by Jennifer Ashley XXX Slightly Tempted (Bedwyn Saga #4) by Mary Balogh XXX Contact by Susan Grant XXX A Gift for All Seasons (Summer Sisters, #2) by Karen Templeton XXX Nobody's Darling by Teresa Medeiros XXX Comanche Heart (Comanche, #2) by Catherine Anderson XXX The Hunter (Highland Guard, #7) by Monica McCarty XXX The Devil's Necklace (Necklace Trilogy #2) by Kat Martin XXX The Hero (Thunder Point, #3) by Robyn Carr XXX Fireside (Lakeshore Chronicles, #5) by Susan Wiggs XXX Touched by Light by Catherine Spangler XXX The Other Side of Us by Sarah Mayberry XXX Always On My Mind (Lucky Harbor, #8) by Jill Shalvis XXX Fearless Fourteen (Stephanie Plum, #14) by Janet Evanovich XXX A Seaside Christmas (Chesapeake Shores #10) by Sherryl Woods XXX The Suitor (The Survivors' Club, #1.5) by Mary Balogh XXX Small Town Christmas (Includes Lucky Harbor, #2.5, Deep in the Heart of Texas #2.5, Last Chance #3.5) by Jill Shalvis XXX An Outlaw's Christmas (McKettricks, #16) by Linda Lael Miller XXX


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1.'D' is for December: Davitt, Jane Bound and Determined
2. Member of the Month: Reindeer Games
3. Geography: Lust & Fae
4. Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: Wild Raspberries
5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Sidecar
6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: More Than Chemistry
7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: Alaska, With Love
8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice: Pura Vida
9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: Christmas Kitsch
10. Reader's Choice: Miracle of the Bellskis finished 12/1 4*

Bound and Determined  by Jane Davitt Reindeer Games (Reindeer Games, #1) by Jet Mykles Lust & Fae (Anything Goes, #1) by Joyee Flynn Wild Raspberries by Jane Davitt Sidecar by Amy Lane More Than Chemistry by Kate Sherwood Alaska, With Love (Assassin/Shifter, #2) by Sandrine Gasq-Dion Pura Vida by Sara Alva Christmas Kitsch by Amy Lane Miracle of the Bellskis (Bellskis, #2) by Astrid Amara


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AndaM | 237 comments Monthly Challenges > December 2013 Monthly Challenge - Participants Thread
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1.'D' is for December: Read a book that starts with 'D' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'D'.

2. Member of the Month: Carolyn F.- Carolyn has been a member of the RRRC since February 2010. Here is the link to Carolyn F.'s shelves- https://www.goodreads.com/review/list... . Please read a book from any of Carolyn's shelves or a book published in 2010 or a book published in the month of February of any year.

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

Facts about New Mexico:
Nickname: Land of Enchantment
Has the second highest percentage and 4th highest total number of Native Americans of any state in the US.
Is well known for an extensive artistic community and large number of museums, art festivals, and performing arts venues and events.
So, you may also read a book in which someone is enchanted or casts spells, includes a Native American character, or has a character or plot somehow involving the arts.

4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: Read a book with a wartime setting or with a military or paramilitary character, OR a book with a pearl or pearls in the title, storyline, author or character's name, or on the cover.

5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Read a book with a child in the storyline, or a children's or YA book.

6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: Read a book with an ear or part of an ear visible on the cover, or with the word 'ear' found anywhere in the title (Ex: heart, Earl, search, etc.), or listen to an audiobook.

7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: Read a book in which a significant part of the story involves the outdoors, has a tree on cover, or has a primarily green cover.

8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): Read a short book (under 200 pages) or a long book (over 500 pages)

9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: Read a book in which a holiday is celebrated or that has a holiday theme/setting.

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


message 9: by Gea (last edited Dec 28, 2013 02:17PM) (new)

Gea (gea89) | 545 comments RRRC: December Monthly Challenge
Duration: December 1st - December 31st
8/8 - DONE


1.'D' is for December: Bared to You by Sylvia Day (21/12) ****
2. Member of the Month (Carolyn F.): Seduce Me at Sunrise by Lisa Kleypas (9/12) ****
4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: Falling for the Marine by Samanthe Beck (21/12) ****
6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: I Love the Earl by Caroline Linden (20/12) ****
7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: No Good Duke Goes Unpunished by Sarah MacLean (28/12) ****
8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): Candy Store by Bella Andre (12/12) ****
9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: Sweet Inspiration by Penny Watson (23/12) ****
10. Reader's Choice: The Mistress Mistake by Lynda Chance (3/12) ****

Bared to You (Crossfire, #1) by Sylvia Day Seduce Me at Sunrise (The Hathaways, #2) by Lisa Kleypas Falling for the Marine (McCade Brothers, #2) by Samanthe Beck I Love the Earl (The Truth About the Duke #0.5) by Caroline Linden No Good Duke Goes Unpunished (The Rules of Scoundrels, #3) by Sarah MacLean Candy Store by Bella Andre Sweet Inspiration (Klaus Brothers, #1) by Penny Watson The Mistress Mistake by Lynda Chance


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Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (shuga) | 1080 comments Finished~ 0/10 0%

1.'D' is for December~ Spinning Forward, terri dulong

2. Member of the Month: Carolyn F.~ Some Girls Bite, chloe neill

3. Geography~New Mexico~ Savage Eden cassie edwards

4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day~ Heat Seeker. lora leigh

5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day~ The Iron Daughter, julie kagawa

6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day~ Tiger's Voyage, colleen houck

7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day~ Saltwater Kisses: A Billionaire Love Story, krista lakes

8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year)~ The Red Pyramid, rick riordan

9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day~ Perfect, autumn jordon

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice~Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution, michelle moran


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Barbara ★ | 3562 comments I'm in for all 10.


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1. 'D' is for December:
2. Member of the Month: Carolyn F: Beyond the Night - Joss Ware

3. Geography:New Mexico: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from New Mexico. read a book in which someone is enchanted or casts spells, includes a Native American character, or has a character or plot somehow involving the arts.
4. Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: Read a book with a wartime setting or with a military or paramilitary character, OR a book with a pearl or pearls in the title, storyline, author or character's name, or on the cover.
5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Read a book with a child in the storyline, or a children's or YA book.
6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: Read a book with an ear or part of an ear visible on the cover, or with the word 'ear' found anywhere in the title (Ex: heart, Earl, search, etc.), or listen to an audiobook.
7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: Read a book in which a significant part of the story involves the outdoors, has a tree on cover, or has a primarily green cover.
8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice: Read a short book (under 200 pages) or a long book (over 500 pages)
9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: Read a book in which a holiday is celebrated or that has a holiday theme/setting.
10. Reader's Choice:


message 15: by Penney (last edited Nov 21, 2013 06:24AM) (new)

Penney (pschoener) | 3553 comments I'm in!

2013 December Monthly Challenge
Duration: December 1 ~ December 31, 2013
0/10 Read


1. 'D' is for…: Darkness Rises by Dianne Duvall
2. Hi Carolyn F.!: The Mating by Nicky Charles
3. Artistic New Mexico: Naked by Raine Miller
4. Pearl Harbor Day: Honor's Splendour by Julie Garwood
5. International Children's Day: Maid for Love by Marie Force
6. Take it in the Ear Day: Surrender by Lora Leigh
7. Look for an Evergreen Day: The Wicked by Thea Harrison
8. Winter Soltice: The Awakening by Janelle Denison
9. Christmas Day: Home for the Holidays by Jeaniene Frost
10. It's My Party: TBD

Darkness Rises (Immortal Guardians, #4) by Dianne Duvall The Mating (Law of the Lycans, #1) by Nicky Charles Naked (The Blackstone Affair, #1) by Raine Miller Honor's Splendour by Julie Garwood Maid for Love (The McCarthys of Gansett Island, #1) by Marie Force Surrender (Bound Hearts, #1) by Lora Leigh The Wicked (Elder Races, #5.5) by Thea Harrison The Awakening (The Marriage Diaries #1) by Janelle Denison Home for the Holidays (Night Huntress #6.5) by Jeaniene Frost


message 16: by Ora (last edited Dec 16, 2013 12:06PM) (new)

Ora (oeamis) 10/10 Completed!!!


1.'D' is for December: Once Upon a Winter's Eve Tessa Dare 12/09
2. Member of the Month: At Grave's End Jeaniene Frost 12/06
3. Geography: Plaid Tidings Mia Marlowe 12/09
4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: Christmas with a Soldier Makenna Jameison 12/01
5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Christmas At Copper Mountain Jane Porter 12/10
6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: Miracle at the Museum of Broken Hearts Talli Roland 12/01
7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: No Good Duke Goes Unpunished Sarah MacLean 12/16
8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice: Joyfully Yours Amy Lamont 12/03
9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: The Christmas He Loved Her Juliana Stone 12/02
10. Reader's Choice: Becoming Blood Paula Black 12/07

Once Upon a Winter's Eve (Spindle Cove, #1.5) by Tessa Dare At Grave's End (Night Huntress, #3) by Jeaniene Frost Plaid Tidings (Spirit of the Highlands, #1) by Mia Marlowe Christmas with a Soldier (Soldier, #1) by Makenna Jameison Christmas at Copper Mountain (A Copper Mountain Christmas) by Jane Porter Miracle at the Museum of Broken Hearts by Talli Roland No Good Duke Goes Unpunished (The Rules of Scoundrels, #3) by Sarah MacLean Joyfully Yours by Amy Lamont The Christmas He Loved Her (Bad Boys of Crystal Lake, #2) by Juliana Stone Becoming Blood (The Becoming, #3) by Jess Raven


message 17: by Ike (last edited Dec 28, 2013 03:21PM) (new)

Ike (i_k_a_c) | 34 comments 3/3 Completed


1.'D' is for December: Dream a Little Dream - 24.12.2013 - 5*

2. Member of the Month:

3. Geography: New Mexico

4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day:<?b>

5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day:

6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day:

7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day:

8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): The Museum of Innocence (536 pages) - 12.12.2013 - 3*

9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day:

10. Reader's Choice: The Husband's Secret - 28.12.2013 - 5*

Dream a Little Dream (Chicago Stars, #4) by Susan Elizabeth Phillips The Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty


message 18: by Sonja (last edited Nov 22, 2013 06:30AM) (new)

Sonja | 14 comments December 2013 Monthly Challenge
Managed 9-out-of-10 overlap with my other monthly challenge -- woo hoo! :)
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1. 'D' is for December - At Piper's Point (author Ethan Day)
2. Member of the Month - An Unexpected Vintage (published in 2010)
3. Geography - A Limited Engagement (about the arts)
4. Pearl Harbor Day - No Flag (military character)
5. International Children's Day - Atom Heart John Beloved (children/YA)
6. Take it in the Ear Day - Manhandled (ear on cover)
7. Looking for an Evergreen Day - Wings of Love (tree on cover)
8. Solstice - Caged Slave (short book - 152 pp)
9. Christmas Day - Merry Gentlemen (holiday theme)
10. Reader's Choice - Frat Boy and Toppy (book from another challenge)

At Piper's Point by Ethan Day An Unexpected Vintage (Bottled Up, #4) by Andrew Grey A Limited Engagement by Josh Lanyon No Flag by Liz Borino Atom Heart John Beloved by Luke Hartwell Manhandled by S.A. Reid Wings of Love (Love, #1) by Scotty Cade Caged Slave  by Yukio Takamura Merry Gentlemen by Josephine Myles Frat Boy and Toppy (Theta Alpha Gamma, #1) by Anne Tenino


message 19: by Fran, Moderator (last edited Nov 27, 2013 06:52AM) (new)

Fran | 11052 comments 2013 December Monthly Challenge
Duration: December 1 ~ December 31, 2013



1.'D' is for December: Dirty Thirty
2. Member of the Month:2010-Board Resolution
3. Geography: New Mexico-Life in Fusion
4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day:One Night with a Cowboy
5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day:
6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day:
7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day:tree on cover- Sweet Inspiration
8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): 49 pages-Convincing Quinn
9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: Christmas with Danny Fit
10. Reader's Choice:


Dirty Thirty by Cara McKenna Life in Fusion (Sno Ho, #2) by Ethan Day One Night with a Cowboy (Oklahoma Nights, #1) by Cat Johnson Sweet Inspiration (Klaus Brothers, #1) by Penny Watson Board Resolution (Knights of the Board Room, #1) by Joey W. Hill Christmas with Danny Fit by Amy Lane Convincing Quinn (Rock Hard, #1) by Chloe Cole


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UnusualChild{beppy} | 1065 comments December monthly challenge:


7/10 completed
1. 'D' is for December: The Dickens With Love 12/22
2. hi, carolyn f.: Moon Called 12/28
3. new mexico: Third Grave Dead Ahead 12/30
4. Pearl Harbor Day: Rescue Me
5. Children's Day: Seduction and Snacks
6. Take it in the Ear Day: Bear, Otter, and the Kid
7. Evergreen Day: Death Stretch 12/30
8. Solstice: Take My Picture 154 pages 12/29
9. Christmas Day: Fear, Hope, and Bread Pudding 12/16
10. Reader's Choice: How to Raise an Honest Rabbit 12/25


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Lynne (lovetoreadgal) | 1159 comments DECEMBER
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1. Starts with “D”: Here Comes Trouble by Donna Kauffman
2. Hi CAROLYN F.!: Originally Human by Eileen Wilks
3. New Mexico: Collected by Shawntelle Madison (magic in story)
4. Pearl Harbor Day: Edge of Sight by Roxanne St. Claire (military char.)
5. Intl. Children's Day: Maid for Love by Marie Force (child in storyline)
6. Take it in the Ear Day: Karma by Carly Phillips (audio book)
7. Evergreen Day: My Kind of Christmas by Robyn Carr (tree on cover)
8. Solstice: Dragos Takes a Holiday by Thea Harrison (short)
9. Christmas: Christmas on 4th Street by Susan Mallery (Christmas)
10. Reader's Choice: Kinked by Thea Harrison

To Read:
Here Comes Trouble by Donna Kauffman Originally Human (World of Lupi, #1.5) by Eileen Wilks Collected (Coveted, #0.5) by Shawntelle Madison Edge of Sight (The Guardian Angelinos, #1) by Roxanne St. Claire Maid for Love (The McCarthys of Gansett Island, #1) by Marie Force Karma (Serendipity, #3) by Carly Phillips My Kind of Christmas (Virgin River, #20) by Robyn Carr Dragos Takes a Holiday (Elder Races, #6.5) by Thea Harrison Christmas on 4th Street (Fool's Gold, #12.5) by Susan Mallery Kinked (Elder Races, #6) by Thea Harrison

Complete:


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Katharina | 802 comments December 2013 Monthly Reading Challenge
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1. 'D'ecember
TBD

2. Carolyn F.(Feb.)
Released Kerrigan Byrne

3. Geography
TBD

4. Pearl Harbor Day
Unspoken Kerrigan Byrne

5. Children's Day
Unwanted Kerrigan Byrne

6. Ear (cover)
Reluctant Kerrigan Byrne

7. Look for an Evergreen Day
TBD

8. Solstice (short)
Redeemed Kerrigan Byrne

9. Christmas Day
TBD

10. Choice
Unwilling Kerrigan Byrne

Released (The MacKays #1) by Kerrigan Byrne Unspoken (The MacLauchlans, #1) by Kerrigan Byrne Unwanted (The MacLauchlans, #3) by Kerrigan Byrne Reluctant (The MacKays #3) by Kerrigan Byrne Redeemed (The MacKays #2) by Kerrigan Byrne Unwilling (The MacLauchlans, #2) by Kerrigan Byrne

TBD

1. December

When Christmas Comes by Debbie Macomber Christmas Wishes by Debbie Macomber The Forgetful Bride by Debbie Macomber Santa Wore Leathers by Vonnie Davis Wish List by Sylvia Day

3. Native

Seventh Heaven by Catherine Anderson Cheyenne Amber by Catherine Anderson Night Wind's Woman (Santa Fe Trilogy, #1) by Shirl Henke Savage Ecstasy (Gray Eagle, #1) by Janelle Taylor Leader Of The Pack (Trinity Street West, #3) by Justine Davis

7. Tree on cover

A Pioneer Christmas Collection 9 Stories of Finding Shelter and Love in a Wintry Frontier by Kathleen Fuller Under The Mistletoe by Mary Balogh A Victorian Christmas by Edith Layton Christmas Wishes by Debbie Macomber

9. Christmas Day

A Christmas Courtship by Jeannie Machin The Christmas Knight by Michele Sinclair Mistletoe Mine (Eternity Springs, #3.5) by Emily March Home For The Holidays by Johanna Lindsey Sarah's Christmas by Elizabeth Graham A Regency Holiday by Allison Lane It Came Upon A Midnight Clear by Michelle Cary


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Mary Ann (mgilbert1112) | 167 comments I'm in for 10!

0/10 Completed

1.'D' is for December: The Hunt for Summerby D.H. Sidebottom
2. Member of the Month: Masquerade
3. Geography: The Forever Girl
4. Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: The Temptation of Lila and Ethan
5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Making Faces
6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: The Edge of Always
7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day:Kindred
8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year):A Beautiful Wedding
9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: A Counterfeit Christmas Summons
10. Reader's Choice: Until November


message 25: by Kitten ~♥️ MM series ~ (last edited Nov 24, 2013 06:51PM) (new)

Kitten ~♥️ MM series ~ (wineandbookme) | 164 comments RRRC December Monthly Challenge
Duration:
December 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013

Read: 0/10


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

2. Member of the Month: Carolyn F.- Carolyn has been a member of the RRRC since February 2010. Here is the link to Carolyn F.'s shelves- https://www.goodreads.com/review/list... . Please read a book from any of Carolyn's shelves or a book published in 2010 or a book published in the month of February of any year.

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

4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: Read a book with a wartime setting or with a military or paramilitary character, OR a book with a pearl or pearls in the title, storyline, author or character's name, or on the cover.

5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Read a book with a child in the storyline, or a children's or YA book.

6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: Read a book with an ear or part of an ear visible on the cover, or with the word 'ear' found anywhere in the title (Ex: heart, Earl, search, etc.), or listen to an audiobook.

7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: Read a book in which a significant part of the story involves the outdoors, has a tree on cover, or has a primarily green cover.

8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): Read a short book (under 200 pages) or a long book (over 500 pages)

9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: Read a book in which a holiday is celebrated or that has a holiday theme/setting.

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.


message 26: by Juana "Darkness" (last edited Nov 24, 2013 08:47PM) (new)

Juana "Darkness" Duran | 423 comments I'm in.

DECEMBER MONTHLY CHALLENGE 1-31

1. December: Day, Alyssa- Atlantis Unmasked

2. 2010: The Darkest Passion by Gena Showalter

3. New Mexico/ Enchanted/ Cast Spells/ The Arts: Breath of Magic by Teresa Medeiros

4. Pearl Harbor: Wed Him Before you Bed Him by Sabrina Jeffries

5. Children's Day: The Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong

7. Look for an Evergreen: A Highlander Christmas by Janet Chapman

8. Solstice: Dragon Actually by G.A. Aiken

10. Reader's Choice: Bound and Determined by Shelley Bradley

The Darkest Passion (Lords of the Underworld, #5) by Gena Showalter Atlantis Unmasked (Warriors of Poseidon, #4) by Alyssa Day Breath of Magic (Lennox Family Magic, #1) by Teresa Medeiros Wed Him Before You Bed Him by Sabrina Jeffries The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, #3) by Kelley Armstrong A Highlander Christmas (Highlander, #7) by Janet Chapman Dragon Actually (Dragon Kin, #1) by G.A. Aiken Bound and Determined by Shelley Bradley


message 27: by Tina Theresa (last edited Dec 10, 2013 07:45PM) (new)

Tina Theresa | 255 comments 6/8

1.'D' is for December: Darker after Midnight 12/4
2. Member of the Month: Carolyn F.- Fate's Edge 12/2
3. Geography: Shadow Walker 12/6
4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: Read a book with a wartime setting or with a military or paramilitary character, OR a book with a pearl or pearls in the title, storyline, author or character's name, or on the cover.
5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day:
6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: (audible) The Sweetest Thing 12/1
7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: Turn and Burn 12/3
8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): Undenied The Amoveo Legend 3.5 12/7
9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: All I Want For Christmas
10. Reader's Choice: Slow Ride Home

Darker After Midnight (Midnight Breed, #10) by Lara Adrian Fate's Edge (The Edge, #3) by Ilona Andrews The Sweetest Thing (Lucky Harbor, #2) by Jill Shalvis All I Want For Christmas by Liliana Hart Shadow Walker (Stormwalker, #3) by Allyson James Slow Ride Home (The Grady Legacy, #1) by Leah Braemel


message 28: by Angie (new)

Angie | 755 comments 1.'D' is for December: Obsidian - Laurann Dohner
2. Member of the Month: The Rake and the Heiress - Marguerite Kaye
3. Geography: Witches of the East - Melissa De La Cruz
4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: Frisco's Kid - Suzanne Brockmann
5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Nevermore - Kelly Creagh
6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: Heart and Soul - Shiloh Walker
7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: Arctic Shift - Lissa Matthews
8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): Wave of Memories - Addison Fox
9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: A Seduction At Christmas - Cathy Maxwell
10. Reader's Choice: Trust Me - Jayne Ann Krentz
Obsidian (New Species, #8) by Laurann Dohner The Rake and the Heiress by Marguerite Kaye Witches of East End (The Beauchamp Family, #1) by Melissa de la Cruz Frisco's Kid (Tall, Dark & Dangerous #3) by Suzanne Brockmann Nevermore (Nevermore, #1) by Kelly Creagh Heart and Soul (The Hunters, #9 and #10) by Shiloh Walker Arctic Shift (Denali Heat, #1) by Lissa Matthews Wave of Memories (Sons of the Zodiac, #3.5) by Addison Fox A Seduction at Christmas (Scandals and Seductions, #1) by Cathy Maxwell Trust Me by Jayne Ann Krentz


message 29: by Logan (last edited Dec 28, 2013 07:51PM) (new)

Logan (loganturner) | 877 comments I'm in for 8.

Completed 8/8

2. Member of the Month - Carolyn F.: Magic Bleeds - finished 12/14
3. Geography - New Mexico - Land of Enchantment: Grave Peril (casts spells) - finished 12/9
5. International Children's Day: White Cat - finished 12/19 (YA)
6. Take it in the Ear Day: Steelheart - finished 12/28
7. Look for an Evergreen Day: The Princess Bride - finished 12/12
8. Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): The Firebird (500+ pages) - finished 12/10
9. Christmas Day: Clockwork Princess - finished 12/26
10. Reader's Choice: Next - finished 12/19

Magic Bleeds (Kate Daniels, #4) by Ilona Andrews Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, #3) by Jim Butcher White Cat (Curse Workers, #1) by Holly Black Steelheart (Reckoners, #1) by Brandon Sanderson The Princess Bride  by William Goldman The Firebird (Slains, #2) by Susanna Kearsley Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices, #3) by Cassandra Clare Next by Michael Crichton


message 30: by ☀Rachael☀ (last edited Dec 13, 2013 06:08AM) (new)

☀Rachael☀ (jimbunni) 2013 December Monthly Challenge

1.'D' is for December: kiss of DEATH ---- Rachel Caine
2. Member of the Month: Shadow Kissed ---- Richelle Mead
3. Geography: Firespell ---- Chloe Neill
4. Pearl Harbor Day: Fade out ---- Rachel Caine
5. International Children's Day: Blood Promise ---- Richelle Mead
6. Take it in the Ear Day: Ghost Town ---- Rachel Caine
7. Look for an Evergreen Day: Girl of Nightmares ---- Kendare Blake
8. Solstice: Mercy Blade ---- Faith Hunter
9. Christmas Day: Frostbite ---- Richelle Mead
10. Reader's Choice: Hexbound ---- Chloe Neill

10/10
Firespell (Dark Elite, #1) by Chloe Neill Girl of Nightmares (Anna, #2) by Kendare Blake Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2) by Richelle Mead Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3) by Richelle Mead Hexbound (Dark Elite, #2) by Chloe Neill Fade Out (The Morganville Vampires, #7) by Rachel Caine Blood Promise (Vampire Academy, #4) by Richelle Mead Ghost Town (The Morganville Vampires, #9) by Rachel Caine Mercy Blade (Jane Yellowrock, #3) by Faith Hunter


message 31: by Jaime (last edited Dec 23, 2013 07:44PM) (new)

Jaime Mccurley (jaimemccrl4) | 76 comments I'm in!
3/10
1. "D" is for December: Dance with the Devil
2. Member of the Month:Death Masks
3. New Mexico (casting spells): A Witch's Handbook of Kisses and Curses
4. Military or Paramilitary: Hunter's Heart
5. Young Adult: Endless Knight Dec. 23rd
6. "ear": The Fiery Heart
7. Outdoors: Rocky Mountain Freedom Dec. 11th
8. Short Story: Daimon
9. Christmas: A Christmas to Remember Dec. 16
10. Reader's Choice: Midnight Frost


message 32: by Lacy (new)

Lacy (lacy_stewart) | 1865 comments I'm in!


message 33: by Shelby (last edited Dec 20, 2013 12:42AM) (new)

Shelby (stang_lee) | 1646 comments DONE!!!! And way early for me too. :D

I'm in - here's my placeholder

10/10

1. "D" for December - Dance With Me (12/5) ★★★★★
2. Member of the Month - Making Promises (12/11) ★★★★★
3. Geography New Mexico - Mind Magic (12/12) ★★★★
4. Pearl Harbor Day - A Shifter Christmas (12/9) ★★★★
5. International Children's Day - A Christmas for Ava
6. Take it in the Ear Day - Between Sinners and Saints (12/6) ★★★★★
7. Look for an Evergreen Day - Sock it to Me, Santa! (12/1) ★★★★★
8. Solstice - New York Christmas (12/9) ★★★★
9. Christmas Day - A Feral Christmas (12/6) ★★★★★
10. Reader's Choice - Forever (12/8) ★★★★½

Dance With Me by Heidi Cullinan Making Promises (Promises, #2) by Amy Lane Mind Magic (Triad, #1) by Poppy Dennison A Shifter Christmas (Lost Shifters, #8) by Stephani Hecht A Christmas for Ava (Lost Shifters #21) by Stephani Hecht Between Sinners and Saints  by Marie Sexton Sock it to Me, Santa! by Madison Parker New York Christmas by R.J. Scott A Feral Christmas (Lost Shifters, #2) by Stephani Hecht Forever (Spy vs. Spook, #3) by Tinnean


message 34: by Breann (last edited Nov 23, 2013 06:24PM) (new)

Breann | 0 comments Read: 0/5


1.'D' is for December: Dark Soul Vol. 5

2. Member of the Month: Dark Soul Vol. 4 (Feb.)

8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice: Black Blades

9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: Christmas with Danny Fit

10. Reader's Choice:

Dark Soul Vol. 5 (Dark Soul, #5) by Aleksandr Voinov Dark Soul Vol. 4 (Dark Soul, #4) by Aleksandr Voinov Black Blades (Rifter #3) by Ginn Hale Christmas with Danny Fit by Amy Lane


message 35: by Mave (last edited Dec 29, 2013 09:40PM) (new)

Mave | 190 comments Challenge complete!
December 2013 Monthly Reading Challenge
Duration: December 1st - December 31st
5/5


1.'D' is for December:
Damned, Chuck Palahniuk, 12/14/13 ****
2. Member of the Month:

3. Geography: New Mexico

4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day:

5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day:
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, Roald Dahl, 12/20/13 ****

6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day:

7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day:
Sundays at Tiffany's, James Patterson, 12/24/13 *****
Sundays at Tiffany's by James Patterson
8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year):
Mischief and Marriage, Emma Darcy, 12/24/13 **
9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day:

10. Reader's Choice:
The Maiden's Hand, Susan Wiggs, 12/19/13 ****


message 36: by Patty (last edited Dec 03, 2013 04:44PM) (new)

Patty (plv77) | 54 comments 2013 December Monthly Challenge

2/8

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

2. Member of the Month: Carolyn F.- Carolyn has been a member of the RRRC since February 2010. Here is the link to Carolyn F.'s shelves- https://www.goodreads.com/review/list... . Please read a book from any of Carolyn's shelves or a book published in 2010 or a book published in the month of February of any year.

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

Facts about New Mexico:
Nickname: Land of Enchantment
Has the second highest percentage and 4th highest total number of Native Americans of any state in the US.
Is well known for an extensive artistic community and large number of museums, art festivals, and performing arts venues and events.
So, you may also read a book in which someone is enchanted or casts spells, includes a Native American character, or has a character or plot somehow involving the arts.

4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: Read a book with a wartime setting or with a military or paramilitary character, OR a book with a pearl or pearls in the title, storyline, author or character's name, or on the cover.

5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Read a book with a child in the storyline, or a children's or YA book.

6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: Read a book with an ear or part of an ear visible on the cover, or with the word 'ear' found anywhere in the title (Ex: heart, Earl, search, etc.), or listen to an audiobook.

7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: Read a book in which a significant part of the story involves the outdoors, has a tree on cover, or has a primarily green cover.

8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice: A Perfect Holiday Fling by Farrah Rochon 12-4-13

9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: Santa (Maybe): A Rom Com Novella by Alice Bex 12-1-13

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

Please repost your progress as it helps when updating.


Santa (Maybe) A Rom Com Novella by Alice Bex A Perfect Holiday Fling (Moments in Maplesville) by Farrah Rochon


message 37: by Pam (new)

Pam (txpam) | 142 comments Ok.....I am in....Don't know how many books yet...Christmas season is extremely busy for me......


message 38: by Pam (new)

Pam (txpam) | 142 comments xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 0/4 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

1.'D' is for December: Read a book that starts with 'D' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'D'...DRAGON BOUND by Thea Harrison

2. Member of the Month: Carolyn F.- Carolyn has been a member of the RRRC since February 2010. Here is the link to Carolyn F.'s shelves- https://www.goodreads.com/review/list... . Please read a book from any of Carolyn's shelves or a book published in 2010 or a book published in the month of February of any year.

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

Facts about New Mexico:
Nickname: Land of Enchantment
Has the second highest percentage and 4th highest total number of Native Americans of any state in the US.
Is well known for an extensive artistic community and large number of museums, art festivals, and performing arts venues and events.
So, you may also read a book in which someone is enchanted or casts spells, includes a Native American character, or has a character or plot somehow involving the arts.

4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: Read a book with a wartime setting or with a military or paramilitary character, OR a book with a pearl or pearls in the title, storyline, author or character's name, or on the cover...THE SERPENT PRINCE by Elizabeth Hoyt

5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Read a book with a child in the storyline, or a children's or YA book.

6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: Read a book with an ear or part of an ear visible on the cover, or with the word 'ear' found anywhere in the title (Ex: heart, Earl, search, etc.), or listen to an audiobook.

7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: Read a book in which a significant part of the story involves the outdoors, has a tree on cover, or has a primarily green cover.

8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): Read a short book (under 200 pages) or a long book (over 500 pages)

9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: Read a book in which a holiday is celebrated or that has a holiday theme/setting.

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


message 39: by Catherine (new)

Catherine | 624 comments I'm in :)


message 40: by Shan ~A~ (last edited Dec 30, 2013 09:20PM) (new)

Shan ~A~ (thebookglutton) | 982 comments I'm in. 2013 December Monthly Challenge
Progress:8/8
...
1.'D' is for December:Dreamfever 12/04 (reread)
2. Member of the Month: Carolyn F:Kiss of Crimson12/16
3. Geography:A Demon and His Witch (casts spells) 12/30
5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Shadowfever(child in story/Dani under 16) 12/26
6.Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day:12th of Never 12/05
7.Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: Surviving Passion 12/29
8.Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): Dancing with the Duke12/09
10. Reader's Choice: A Week to Be Wicked 12/21

Dreamfever (Fever, #4) by Karen Marie Moning 12th of Never (Women's Murder Club, #12) by James Patterson Dancing with the Duke (Landing a Lord #0.5) by Suzanna Medeiros Kiss of Crimson (Midnight Breed, #2) by Lara Adrian A Week to Be Wicked (Spindle Cove, #2) by Tessa Dare Surviving Passion (The Shattered World, #1) by Maia Underwood Shadowfever (Fever, #5) by Karen Marie Moning A Demon and His Witch (Welcome to Hell #1) by Eve Langlais


message 41: by Deedee (last edited Dec 09, 2013 07:41PM) (new)

Deedee | 176 comments December 01,2013 – December 31, 2013
4/10 Completed


1.'D' is for December:
(Dream) The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle #2) (2013) by Maggie Stiefvater (12/07/13)

2. Member of the Month:

3. Geography: New Mexico

4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: set during World War II
The Paperbark Shoe (2009) by Goldie Goldbloom (12/06/13)

5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day:

6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day:

7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: a significant part of the story takes place outdoors
Kiowa Trail (1964) by Louis L'Amour (12/07/13)

8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year):

9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day:

10. Reader's Choice:
Ariel (Change #1) (1983) by Steven R. Boyett (12/09/13)

The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2) by Maggie Stiefvater The Paperbark Shoe by Goldie Goldbloom Kiowa Trail (The Louis L'amour Legacy Editions) by Louis L'Amour Ariel (Change, #1) by Steven R. Boyett


message 42: by NayNay (last edited Dec 16, 2013 10:44AM) (new)

NayNay Romance Reader's December Monthly Challenge
Duration:
December 01/13 - December 31/13

1.'D' is for December: Read a book that starts with 'D' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'D'.
The Warrior's Wife by Denise Domning Warrior's Wife by Denise Downing 12/16/13 ****

2. Member of the Month: Carolyn F.-
These Is My Words (Sarah Agnes Prine, #1) by Nancy E. Turner These is my Words by Nancy Turner 12/04/13 *****

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from New Mexico.
The Fourth Kingdom by Alexandra Swann The Fourth Kingdom by Alexandra Swann 12/12/13 ***

4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: Read a book with a wartime setting or with a military or paramilitary character, OR a book with a pearl or pearls in the title, storyline, author or character's name, or on the cover.
The Maid A Novel of Joan of Arc by Kimberly Cutter The Maid by Kimberly Cutter 12/01/13 ***

5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Read a book with a child in the storyline, or a children's or YA book.
Freddy the Magician by Walter R. Brooks Freddy the Magician by Walter R. Brooks 12/03/13 ***

6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: Read a book with an ear or part of an ear visible on the cover, or with the word 'ear' found anywhere in the title (Ex: heart, Earl, search, etc.), or listen to an audiobook.
Ellis Island by Kate Kerrigan Ellis Island by Kate Kerrigan 12/01/13 ****

7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: Read a book in which a significant part of the story involves the outdoors, has a tree on cover, or has a primarily green cover.
Edge of Time (Langston Brothers #1) by Melissa Lynne Blue Edge of Time by Melissa Lynne Blue 10/02/13 **** (tree on cover)

8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): Read a short book (under 200 pages) or a long book (over 500 pages)
The Bronze Horseman (The Bronze Horseman, #1) by Paullina Simons The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons 12/07/13 **** (656 pgs)

9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: Read a book in which a holiday is celebrated or that has a holiday theme/setting.
A Lancaster County Christmas by Suzanne Woods Fisher Lancaster County Christmas by Suzanne Woods Fisher 12/03/13 ****

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
Engaging the Earl by Mandy Goff Engaging the Earl by Mandy Goff 12/03/13 ***


Nadine Bookaholic (nadinesobsessedwithbooks) | 1045 comments ~KarenH~ wrote: "2013 December Monthly Challenge

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

1.'D' is for December: Read a book that s..."



I'm not sure how many I will get done this month but I'll give it a try.


message 44: by Nadine Bookaholic (last edited Dec 11, 2013 07:18AM) (new)

Nadine Bookaholic (nadinesobsessedwithbooks) | 1045 comments RRRC December Monthly Challenge
Duration: December 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013

Completed 5/10



1.'D' is for December: Just One Reason Finished 12/8

2. Member of the Month: Carolyn F.- A Family Affair

3. Geography: (native american romance) Rock Chick Redemption

4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: The Embattled Road Finished 12/7

5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Dangerous Affairs

6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: Searching for Someday

7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: All He Ever Needed

8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): (short) Bump in the Night finished 12/3

9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: A Little Christmas Romance finished 12/3

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice. Made for You Finished 12/7



Just One Reason (First and Last, #2) by Kirsten DeMuzio A Family Affair by Mary Campisi Rock Chick Redemption (Rock Chick, #3) by Kristen Ashley The Embattled Road (Lost and Found, #.05) by J.M. Madden Dangerous Affairs by Diana Miller Searching for Someday (Searching For, #1) by Jennifer Probst All He Ever Needed (Kowalski Family, #4) by Shannon Stacey Bump in the Night by Stephanie Bond A Little Christmas Romance by H.M. Ward Made for You (Cole, #2) by Vi Keeland


message 45: by April (last edited Dec 29, 2013 07:09PM) (new)

April | 26 comments 2013 December Monthly Challenge

I came up short so I am only doing 3.

3/3 Completed

1.'D' is for December: Drawn 12/28

8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): Holy Frigging Matrimony: A Tangled Series Short Story 12/12

10. Reader's Choice: Addicted to You 12/17


message 46: by ~Melissa~ (last edited Dec 12, 2013 08:24AM) (new)

~Melissa~ | 1925 comments RRRC December Monthly Challenge
Duration: December 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013


5/??

1.'D' is for December: Damaged Goods 12/4/13 3.5♥
4. Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: Lethal Rider 12/1/13 5♥
5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Shattered Glass 12/12/13 3♥
6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: A to Z 12/5/13 3♥
7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day:
8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year):
9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: Sweet Magik
10. Reader's Choice: Lacybourne Manor 12/8/13 3♥

Damaged Goods (New York, #2) by Lainey Reese Lethal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #3 Demonica, #8) by Larissa Ione Lacybourne Manor (Ghosts and Reincarnation, #3) by Kristen Ashley A to Z (Coda Books, #2) by Marie Sexton Shattered Glass (Shattered Glass, #1) by Dani Alexander


message 47: by Debbie (Doc) (new)

Debbie (Doc) | 345 comments RRRC December Monthly Challenge
Duration: December 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013


I'm in for at least 5 and will post my books later.


message 48: by Julie (new)

Julie | 10 comments 2013 December Monthly Challenge

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

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

2. Member of the Month: Carolyn F.- Carolyn has been a member of the RRRC since February 2010. Here is the link to Carolyn F.'s shelves- https://www.goodreads.com/review/list... . Please read a book from any of Carolyn's shelves or a book published in 2010 or a book published in the month of February of any year.

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

Facts about New Mexico:
Nickname: Land of Enchantment
Has the second highest percentage and 4th highest total number of Native Americans of any state in the US.
Is well known for an extensive artistic community and large number of museums, art festivals, and performing arts venues and events.
So, you may also read a book in which someone is enchanted or casts spells, includes a Native American character, or has a character or plot somehow involving the arts.

4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: Read a book with a wartime setting or with a military or paramilitary character, OR a book with a pearl or pearls in the title, storyline, author or character's name, or on the cover.

5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Read a book with a child in the storyline, or a children's or YA book.

6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: Read a book with an ear or part of an ear visible on the cover, or with the word 'ear' found anywhere in the title (Ex: heart, Earl, search, etc.), or listen to an audiobook.

7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: Read a book in which a significant part of the story involves the outdoors, has a tree on cover, or has a primarily green cover.

8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): Read a short book (under 200 pages) or a long book (over 500 pages)

9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: Read a book in which a holiday is celebrated or that has a holiday theme/setting.

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.

Please repost your progress as it helps when updating.

Happy Reading!!




I am in for 10/10
1) Driven (The Driven Trilogy, #1) by K. Bromberg
2) Broken  by Megan Hart
3) Naked (The Blackstone Affair, #1) by Raine Miller
4) Fraternizing (Fraternizing, #1) by C.C. Brown
5) Fallen Crest Public (Fallen Crest High, #3) by Tijan OR
Forever My Girl (Beaumont, #1) by Heidi McLaughlin
6) Dearly Devoted Dexter (Dexter, #2) by Jeff Lindsay
7) Defying the Odds (Battered Hearts, #1) by Kele Moon
8) His To Claim (McBain Brothers, #1) by Sierra Jaid
9) Holiday Sparks by Shannon Stacey
10) Out of Time (Out Of Line, #2) by Jen McLaughlin OR
This Man (This Man, #1) by Jodi Ellen Malpas

The additional titles are there in case the first books do not come out in December then I have a back up.


message 49: by Kme_17 (new)

Kme_17 | 107 comments RRRC December Monthly Challenge
Duration: December 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013

I'm in for five

.'D' is for December:
2. Member of the Month:
3. Geography:
4. Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day:
5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Divergent
6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day:
7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day:
8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year):
9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day:
10. Reader's Choice:


message 50: by Ethel (last edited Dec 01, 2013 01:05AM) (new)

Ethel | 739 comments RRRC - Monthly Challenge December

0/10 read

1.'D' is for December: Reason to Breathe by Rebecca Donovan

2. Member of the Month: Carolyn F. Third Grave Dead Ahead by Darynda Jones
(or Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet by Darynda Jones)

3. Geography: Third Grave Dead Ahead by Darynda Jones

4.Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day: Read a book with a wartime setting or with a military or paramilitary character, OR a book with a pearl or pearls in the title, storyline, author or character's name, or on the cover.

5. Dec. 8 - International Children's Day: Hunted by P.C. Cast

6. Dec. 8 - Take it in the Ear Day: Easy by Tammara Webber

7. Dec 19 - Look for an Evergreen Day: The Teacher's Billionaire by Christina Tetreault
or
For Everly by Raine Thomas

8. Dec 21/22 - Solstice (Longest/Shortest day of the year): His Every Desire by Kelly Favor

9. Dec 25 - Christmas Day: No Dress Required by Cari Quinn

10. Reader's Choice: Infinite Possibilities by Lisa Renee Jones


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