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message 1: by Jenne (last edited Nov 29, 2013 08:56AM) (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments description





How It Works:

○Below there will be a list of words associated with December You will choose 1 or more word from the list and choose/read books that either the •Title •Author or •Series begins with each letter!

○To Move up to the Hard Level you will choose books from the same Genre or Theme (Listed Below) for each word you read! *If you do more than one word you can use a different genre or theme for each word☺


There will be a couple of Bonus Options for those who want to add a little something extra!

•Some Info to Keep In Mind•

♦You CAN do re-reads as long as they are read during challenge.

♦You CAN change you •Books & •Level of Difficulty at any time during the challenge.

♦Update your orginal list, as well as updating a post occasioanlly.
•Strike out Finished Books
•Rate your Finished Books 1-5 ♥'s 1 5 Being the Best!
•Add a tally of completed books to Orginal Post= 0/5 completed!


If you have questions Please ask me here, or PM me or any of the Mods!

description
December Words to Choose From:
Words Associated With December:
•Christmas •Kwanza •Hanukkah •Presents •Stocking(s)
•Elf •Reindeer •Santa •Family •Angel(s)

Birthdays in December:
(Please note you can do the whole name, first, and or last)
•Bette Midler •Brendan Fraser •Teri Hatcher •Kirk Douglas •Dionne Warwick
•Frank Sinatra •Taylor Swift •Brad Pitt •Meredith Vieira •Jude Law

Themes to Choose From for Hard Level:
Ice Cream Day: All of your books must have a "sweet" ending
Forefather's Day: All of your books must be of a historical genre
Boxing Day: All of your books must have a strong male lead
Pearl Harbor Day: All of your books must have a military or war theme
Write a Friend Month: All of your books must come from your friends shelves (please list which friend(s) you got your books from)
Pepper Pot Day: All of your books need to be "hot" romance, erotica, etc

description Can Be Used in Place of one of your letters or on their own

Unlucky Day: Read a book where the main character has very bad luck
Violin Day: Read a book where the main character is a musician
National Roof Over Your Head Day: Read a book with a house on the cover
National Brownie Day: Read a book with a brown cover
National Fruitcake Day: Read a book with a "crazy" character
New Years Eve: Read a book that's the end of a series.

Good Luck and Happy Reading!


message 2: by ❤Stephanie ღ♥ღMrs Daryl Dixonღ♥ღ (last edited Dec 01, 2013 05:46PM) (new)

❤Stephanie ღ♥ღMrs Daryl Dixonღ♥ღ | 482 comments 2013 TCF'S Monthly Challenge
Duration:
1st December - 31st December
Level: Hard
Theme: Pepper Pot Day
4/9


C MacRieve by Kresley Cole (02/12/13)
H Moon's Sweet Poison by Scarlet Hyacinth
R Ferris Braden by Joyee Flynn *Rylan Zeev*
I Immortal Warrior by Lisa Hendrix
S Burning Alive by Shannon K. Butcher
T Travis Rhodes by Joyee Flynn (01/12/13)
M Maverick Danker by Joyee Flynn (02/12/13)
A A Very Marius Christmas by Joyee Flynn
S Cowboy Easy by Stormy Glenn (01/12/13)

MacRieve (Immortals After Dark, #13) by Kresley Cole Moon's Sweet Poison (Deadly Mates, #1) by Scarlet Hyacinth Ferris Braden (Beyond the Marius Brothers, #6) by Joyee Flynn Immortal Warrior (Immortal Brotherhood, #1) by Lisa Hendrix Burning Alive (Sentinel Wars, #1) by Shannon K. Butcher Travis Rhodes (Beyond the Marius Brothers, #4) by Joyee Flynn Maverick Danker (Beyond the Marius Brothers, #5) by Joyee Flynn A Very Marius Christmas (Marius Brothers, #6) by Joyee Flynn Cowboy Easy (Blaecleah Brothers, #1) by Stormy Glenn


message 3: by Christine (last edited Dec 25, 2013 03:05AM) (new)

Christine (inhalesbookslikepopcorn) | 330 comments Monthly Challenge December 2013

Duration: Dec 01 - Dec 31

Completed: 11/13


F The Firebird 16.12.2013 ♥♥♥♥♥
r Rowling J.K. The Cuckoo's Calling 18.12.2013 ♥♥♥♥
a Adams Richard Watership Down
n Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom 13.12.2013 ♥♥♥♥
k Katsuhiro Otomo Akira, Vol. 1 ♥♥♥♥♥

The Firebird (Slains, #2) by Susanna Kearsley Watership Down (Watership Down, #1) by Richard Adams Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1) by Robert Galbraith Akira, Vol. 1 (Akira, #1) by Katsuhiro Otomo


D Darling Monster: The Letters of Lady Diana Cooper to her Son John Julius Norwich 1939-1952 21.12.2013 ♥♥♥♥
o One Perfect Night 17.12.2013 ♥♥
u Ursula K. Le Guin The Dispossessed
g The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making or Gup Ted A Secret Gift: How One Man's Kindness & a Trove of Letters Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression
l The Language of Flowers 20.12.2013 ♥♥♥♥
a Austerlitz 01.12.2013 ♥♥♥♥
s Stieg Larsson The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 10.12.2013 ♥♥♥♥♥

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh One Perfect Night (The Sullivans, #8.5) by Bella Andre The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (Fairyland, #1) by Catherynne M. Valente A Secret Gift How One Man's Kindness--and a Trove of Letters--Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression by Ted Gup Darling Monster The Letters of Lady Diana Cooper to her Son John Julius Norwich 1939-1952 by Diana Cooper Austerlitz by W.G. Sebald The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1) by Stieg Larsson

National Brownie Day: Read a book with a brown cover 4.50 from Paddington 25.12.2013 ♥♥♥♥

4.50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie


message 4: by ~Melissa~ (last edited Dec 27, 2013 08:33AM) (new)

~Melissa~ | 5015 comments 2013 TCF'S Monthly Challenge
Duration: 12/1/ ~ 12/31/13


4/5 read

S~ Andrea Speed Life After Death (Infected, #3) by Andrea Speed 12/26/13 4♥
W~ Penny *Watson Sweet Magik (Klaus Brothers, #2) by Penny Watson 12/17/13 4♥
I~ Larissa *Ione Lethal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #3 Demonica, #8) by Larissa Ione 12/1/13 4.5♥
F~ Frost Burned (Mercy Thompson, #7) by Patricia Briggs 12/18/13 4♥
T~ *Tere Michaels Love & Loyalty (Faith, Love, & Devotion, #2) by Tere Michaels


message 5: by Connie N. (last edited Dec 25, 2013 07:48AM) (new)

Connie N. | 479 comments 2013 TCF'S December Challenge
Timeframe 12/1/13 to 12/31/13
7/7

J - The 6th Target by James Patterson - 12/12/13 ♥♥♥♥
U - The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls by Julie Schumacher - 12/4/13 ♥♥♥♥
D - Liar's Fire by Dee Burks - 12/14/13 ♥♥♥
E - Ex and the Single Girl by Lani Diane Rich - 12/25/13 ♥♥♥
L - A Wallflower Christmas by Lisa Kleypas - 12/24/13 ♥♥♥♥♥
A - The Autumn Bride by Anne Gracie - 12/7/13 ♥♥♥♥
W - A Seaside Christmas by Sherryl Woods - 12/2/13 ♥♥♥♥♥

The 6th Target (Women's Murder Club #6) by James Patterson The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls by Julie Schumacher Liar's Fire by Dee Burks Ex and the Single Girl by Lani Diane Rich A Wallflower Christmas (Wallflowers, #5) by Lisa Kleypas The Autumn Bride (Chance Sisters, #1) by Anne Gracie A Seaside Christmas (Chesapeake Shores #10) by Sherryl Woods


message 6: by NayNay (last edited Dec 19, 2013 06:36AM) (new)

NayNay TCF'S Monthly Challenge
Duration:
December 01/13 - December 31/13

Words Associated With December:

C The Maid by Kimberly Cutter 12/01/13 ***
h Hot Flash Holidays by Nancy Thayer 12/16/13 ***
r Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy: The Last Man in the World by Abigail Reynolds 12/18/13 ***
i Sweet as Sin by Inez Kelley 12/12/13 ****
s On Dublin Street by Samantha Young 12/06/13 *****
t These is my Words by Nancy Turner 12/04/13 *****
m Edge of Time by Melissa Lynne Blue 10/02/13 ****
a Accidents of Providence by Stacia Brown 12/11/13 ****
s The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons 12/07/13 ****

Birthdays in December:

J Sycamore Row by John Grisham 12/05/13 ***
u Angel Fire by Lisa Unger 12/19/13 ****
d Warrior's Wife by Denise Downing 12/16/13 ****
e Ellis Island by Kate Kerrigan 12/01/13 ****

L Lancaster County Christmas by Suzanne Woods Fisher 12/03/13 ****
a The Fourth Kingdom by Alexandra Swann 12/12/13 ***
w Freddy the Magician by Walter R. Brooks 12/03/13 ***

Ellis Island by Kate Kerrigan The Maid A Novel of Joan of Arc by Kimberly Cutter Edge of Time (Langston Brothers #1) by Melissa Lynne Blue Freddy the Magician by Walter R. Brooks A Lancaster County Christmas by Suzanne Woods Fisher These Is My Words (Sarah Agnes Prine, #1) by Nancy E. Turner Sycamore Row (Jake Brigance, #2) by John Grisham On Dublin Street (On Dublin Street, #1) by Samantha Young The Bronze Horseman (The Bronze Horseman, #1) by Paullina Simons Accidents of Providence by Stacia M. Brown The Fourth Kingdom by Alexandra Swann Sweet as Sin by Inez Kelley Hot Flash Holidays by Nancy Thayer The Warrior's Wife by Denise Domning Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy The Last Man in the World by Abigail Reynolds Angel Fire (Lydia Strong, #1) by Lisa Unger


message 7: by Zuzana (last edited Dec 19, 2013 05:45AM) (new)

Zuzana | 1076 comments TCF December Challenge
Time Span: December 2013
Completed: 7/7
completed Dec 18, 2013

D: David Downing: Zoo Station Dec 11, 2013 ***
O: O'Brian, Patrick: Master and Commander Dec 18, 2013 ****
U: Urban, Madeleine and Abigail Roux: Fish & Chips Dec 10, 2013 ****
G: New Years Eve: Son by Lois Lowry Dec 5, 2013 ****
L: Lois Lowry: Messenger Dec 4, 2013 ***
A: Annamaria Alfieri: City of Silver: A Mystery Dec 3, 2013 ****
S: Sticks & Stones by Abigail Roux and Madeleine Urban Dec 1, 2013 ****

Zoo Station (John Russell, #1) by David Downing Master and Commander (Aubrey/Maturin, #1) by Patrick O'Brian Fish & Chips (Cut & Run, #3) by Madeleine Urban Son (The Giver, #4) by Lois Lowry Messenger (The Giver, #3) by Lois Lowry City of Silver A Mystery by Annamaria Alfieri Sticks & Stones (Cut & Run, #2) by Madeleine Urban


message 8: by Rebecca (last edited Dec 31, 2013 09:09AM) (new)

Rebecca | 102 comments I'm in!

TCF's December Monthly Challenge
December 1, 2013-December31, 2013
Read 2/3

Littlefield, Sophie Banished 12/30/2013 ****
Alex Von Tunzelmann Indian Summer
Walter Dean Myers Fallen Angels12/26/2013*****


Indian Summer The Secret History of the End of an Empire by Alex von Tunzelmann Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers Banished (Banished, #1) by Sophie Littlefield


message 9: by JoAnne (last edited Dec 27, 2013 09:17AM) (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 2449 comments TCF's December Monthly Challenge
December 1, 2013-December 31, 2013
Read 3/3 Complete!

E Elizabeth J. Duncan - A Small Hill to Die On (A Penny Brannigan Mystery, #4) 12/18/13 4stars
L (The) Look of Love (A Piper Donovan Mystery, #2) - Mary Jane Clark 12/2/13 4stars
F Fern Michaels - Secret Santa (anthology) 12/27/13 4stars

Bonus:Can Be Used in Place of one of your letters or on their own

Unlucky Day: Read a book where the main character has very bad luck
Violin Day: Read a book where the main character is a musician
National Roof Over Your Head Day: Read a book with a house on the cover
National Brownie Day: Read a book with a brown cover
National Fruitcake Day: Read a book with a "crazy" character
New Years Eve: Read a book that's the end of a series.


message 10: by Barb (last edited Dec 17, 2013 04:30PM) (new)

Barb | 37 comments I'm going to try to spell out angels, and see how many of the bonuses I can do as well:

TCF DECEMBER CHALLENGE
PROGRESS: 6/6 + bonuses


✓ A - author Mary Kay Andrews - Christmas Bliss (Savannah #4), finished 12/5
✓ N - No Place Like Home (Camilla Randall #3), by Anne R. Allen, finished 12/5
✓ G - The Grave Gourmet (Capucine Culinary #1), by Alexander Campion, finished 12/7
✓ E - author Elizabeth J. Duncan - A Killer's Christmas in Wales (Penny Brannigan #3), finished 12/14
✓ L - author Lynne Jonell - The Secret of Zoom, finished 12/17
✓ S - Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet, by Xinran, finished 12/16

Christmas Bliss by Mary Kay Andrews   The Grave Gourmet (Capucine Culinary Mystery, #1) by Alexander Campion   No Place Like Home by Anne R. Allen   A Killer's Christmas in Wales (Penny Brannigan Mystery #3) by Elizabeth J. Duncan   Sky Burial An Epic Love Story of Tibet by Xinran   The Secret of Zoom by Lynne Jonell


BONUSES:
✓ National Roof Over Your Head Day: Read a book with a house on the cover
Unbound (Booklover’s #2), by Julie Kaewert, finished 12/10


✓ New Years Eve: Read a book that's the end of a series
The Supreme Macaroni Company (Valentine #3), by Adriana Trigiani, finished 12/12


***** CHALLENGE COMPLETE 12/17 *****


message 11: by Lindy (new)

Lindy (lindylee) | 375 comments count me in


message 12: by [deleted user] (last edited Dec 07, 2013 09:17PM) (new)

Dec. 1- Dec. 31
2/5
Level: Easy

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Bonuses:

Unlucky Day: Read a book where the main character has very bad luck
Violin Day: Read a book where the main character is a musician
National Roof Over Your Head Day: Read a book with a house on the cover
National Brownie Day: Read a book with a brown cover
National Fruitcake Day: Read a book with a "crazy" character
New Years Eve: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows


message 13: by Book Concierge (last edited Jan 01, 2014 06:49PM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2357 comments TCF Monthly Challenge - December 2013
BEGINS 01Dec13 // ENDS 31Dec13


10/9 completed

C - CONROY, Pat wrote The Great Santini ✔ – 14Dec13
H - HILLERMAN, Tony wrote The Blessing Way ✔ – 04Dec13
R
I
S - STEGNER, Wallace wrote Crossing to Safety ✔ – 05Dec13
T - 'Tis The Season ✔ – 19Dec13
M - Maya Running ✔ – 15Dec13
A - AUSTEN, Jane wrote Northanger Abbey ✔ – 23Dec13
S - SPARKS, Nicholas wrote The Wedding ✔ – 31Dec13

Bonuses: (Use in lieu of one or more letters or in addition to spelling main word)

Unlucky Day: Read a book where the main character has very bad luck - Harry has a string of bad luck in Grave Peril ✔ – 05Dec13

Violin Day: Read a book where the main character is a musician

National Roof Over Your Head Day: Read a book with a house on the cover - Can't Wait to Get to Heaven (Elmwood Springs, #3) by Fannie Flagg ✔ – 27Dec13

National Brownie Day: Read a book with a brown cover

National Fruitcake Day: Read a book with a "crazy" character - The Woman in White ✔ – 12Dec13
New Years Eve: Read a book that's the end of a series.


message 14: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (last edited Dec 11, 2013 11:22AM) (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5837 comments Mod
TCF December Challenge
Time Span: 01 December 2013 - 31 December 2013
Level: Easy
Completed: 4/8


E: Earthbound by Aprilynne Pike (08 Dec 2013) ♥♥♥♥
L: The Luxury of Vengeance by Isabella Carter (11 Dec 2013) ♥♥♥♥
F: Firelight by Kristen Callihan

Earthbound (Earthbound, #1) by Aprilynne Pike The Luxury of Vengeance (Love is Always Write) by Isabella Carter Firelight (Darkest London, #1) by Kristen Callihan

S: Son of Ammon by Brent Smith
A: Allegiant by Veronica Roth (10 Dec 2013) ♥♥♥♥
N: Nandana's Mark by Heidi Garrett
T: Third Grave Dead Ahead by Darynda Jones (05 Dec 2013) ♥♥♥♥♥
A: The Assassin and the Empire by Sarah J. Maas

Son of Ammon (The Alexander Chronicles, #2) by Brent Smith Allegiant (Divergent, #3) by Veronica Roth Nandana's Mark (Queen of the Realm of Faerie, #1) by Heidi Garrett Third Grave Dead Ahead (Charley Davidson, #3) by Darynda Jones The Assassin and the Empire (Throne of Glass, #0.4) by Sarah J. Maas


message 15: by Ezinwanyi, Factory Superintendent (last edited Dec 28, 2013 11:03AM) (new)

Ezinwanyi Chinyere | 16355 comments Mod
TCF December Challenge
Level: Easy

C: Fury of Ice by Coreene Callahan (Done 12/10) ★★★3/4
H: Scrap Metal by Harper Fox (Done 12/16) ★★1/2
R: The Restorer (Done 12/7) ★★★★
I: Reaver by Larissa Ione (Done 12/20) ★★★★
S: Shattered Glass (Done 12/10) ★★1/2
T: Tiger (Done 12/26) ★★★★
M: Midnight Lies (Done 12/30) ★★★★
A: The Wicked Deeds of Daniel Mackenzie by Jennifer Ashley (Done 12/30) ★★★★
S: Sock it to Me, Santa! (Done 12/2) ★★★1/2
Fury of Ice (Dragonfury, #2) by Coreene Callahan Scrap Metal by Harper Fox The Restorer (Graveyard Queen, #1) by Amanda Stevens Reaver (Lords of Deliverance, #5; Demonica, #10) by Larissa Ione Shattered Glass (Shattered Glass, #1) by Dani Alexander Tiger (New Species, #7) by Laurann Dohner Midnight Lies (Wildefire, #2) by Ella Grace The Wicked Deeds of Daniel Mackenzie (Highland Pleasures, #6) by Jennifer Ashley Sock it to Me, Santa! by Madison Parker

F: Fury of Seduction (Done 12/27) ★★★★
A: At Last (Done 12/25) ★★★★
M: Magic to the Bone (Done 12/6) ★★★★
I: TBA
L: No Flag by Liz Borino (Done 12/12) ★★1/2
Y: Down London Road by Samantha Young (Done 12/8) ★★★★

Fury of Seduction (Dragonfury, #3) by Coreene Callahan At Last (Lucky Harbor, #5) by Jill Shalvis Magic to the Bone (Allie Beckstrom, #1) by Devon Monk No Flag by Liz Borino Down London Road (On Dublin Street, #2) by Samantha Young


message 16: by Melissa (ladybug) (last edited Jan 02, 2014 03:19PM) (new)

Melissa (ladybug) (ladybugsdoodles) | 160 comments TCF December Challenge
Duration: 12/1/13 - 12/31/13
Completed: 5/5

ANGEL

A: Anthony, Piers » Xone of Contention **** 12/31/13
N: No Easy Day » Mark Owen **** 12/04/13
G: The Ghostway » Tony Hillerman **** 12/19/13
E: Emily Brightwell » Mrs. Jeffries and the Mistletoe Mix-Up **** 12/18/13
L: The Last Boyfriend » Nora Roberts *** 12/13/13

Xone of Contention (Xanth, #23) by Piers Anthony No Easy Day The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden by Mark Owen The Ghostway (Navajo Mysteries, #6) by Tony Hillerman Mrs. Jeffries and the Mistletoe Mix-Up by Emily Brightwell The Last Boyfriend (Inn BoonsBoro, #2) by Nora Roberts


message 17: by Suzanne (last edited Dec 18, 2013 12:23PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1434 comments The Challenge Factory
2013 TCF'S December Monthly Challenge
Duration:
12/1/2013 - 12/31/2013

Progress: 9 out of 9

C: C is for Corpse by Sue Grafton - **** - 12/10/2013
H: How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire by Kerrelyn Sparks - ***** - 12/5/2013
R: Richelle Mead; Frostbite: The Graphic Novel - ***** - 12/14/2013
I: Inkheart by Cornelia Funke - **** - 12/17/2013
S: Steven D. Levitt; Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything - ***** - 12/11/2013
T: Carolyn Turgeon; Mermaid: A Twist on the Classic Tale - *** - 12/18/2013
M: Maya Banks; Fever - **** - 12/9/2013
A: **BONUS**
S: Tara Sivec; Futures and Frosting - ***** - 12/4/2013

BONUS:
Unlucky Day:
Read a book where the main character has very bad luck:
Bone Magic by Yasmine Galenorn - *** - 12/2/2013
Violin Day: Read a book where the main character is a musician
National Roof Over Your Head Day: Read a book with a house on the cover
National Brownie Day: Read a book with a brown cover
National Fruitcake Day: Read a book with a "crazy" character
New Years Eve: Read a book that's the end of a series.


Bone Magic (Otherworld / Sisters of the Moon, #7) by Yasmine Galenorn Futures and Frosting (Chocolate Lovers, #2) by Tara Sivec How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire (Love at Stake, #1) by Kerrelyn Sparks Fever (Breathless, #2) by Maya Banks C is for Corpse (Kinsey Millhone, #3) by Sue Grafton Freakonomics A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1) by Steven D. Levitt Frostbite The Graphic Novel (Vampire Academy The Graphic Novel, #2) by Richelle Mead Inkheart (Inkworld, #1) by Cornelia Funke Mermaid A Twist on the Classic Tale by Carolyn Turgeon


message 18: by Wanda (last edited Dec 29, 2013 05:27PM) (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 344 comments The Challenge Factory
2013 TCF'S December Monthly Challenge
Duration: 12/1/2013 - 12/31/2013



8/8

P
The Princeling (Morland Dynasty, #3) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles The Princeling byCynthia Harrod-Eagles-Completed-12/7/2013-****
R
Return of the Rose by Theresa Ragan Return of the Rose by Theresa Ragan-Completed-12/14-***
E- Ella Barrick Quickstep to Murder Quickstep to Murder (A Ballroom Dance Mystery #1) by Ella Barrick -Completed 12/12/2013-****
S The Good Master  by Kate Seredy Seredy,Kate The Good Master -Completed 12-17/2013-***
E-BONUS BOOK- Mrs. Queen Takes the Train by William Kuhn Mrs. Queen Takes the Train by William Kuhn-Completed 12/16/2013-*****
N-BONUS BOOK- Cup of Gold by John Steinbeck Cup of Gold by John Steinbeck-Completed 12/21/2013-***
T Tidewater Inn (Hope Beach, #1) by Colleen Coble Tidewater Inn by Colleen Coble-Completed 12/27-**
SSteve Berry-The King's Deception The King's Deception (Cotton Malone, #8) by Steve Berry -Completed12/20/2013-****


BONUS:S

Can Be Used in Place of one of your letters or on their own

Unlucky Day: Read a book where the main character has very bad luck
Violin Day: Read a book where the main character is a musician
National Roof Over Your Head Day: Read a book with a house on the cover

National Brownie Day: Read a book with a brown cover

National Fruitcake Day: Read a book with a "crazy" character
New Years Eve: Read a book that's the end of a series.
The Princeling (Morland Dynasty, #3) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles Return of the Rose by Theresa Ragan Quickstep to Murder (A Ballroom Dance Mystery #1) by Ella Barrick The Good Master  by Kate Seredy Cup of Gold by John Steinbeck Tidewater Inn (Hope Beach, #1) by Colleen Coble The King's Deception (Cotton Malone, #8) by Steve Berry Mrs. Queen Takes the Train by William Kuhn


❤Stephanie ღ♥ღMrs Daryl Dixonღ♥ღ | 482 comments 2013 TCF'S Monthly Challenge
Duration:
1st December - 31st December
Level: Hard
Theme: Pepper Pot Day
6/9


C MacRieve by Kresley Cole (02/12/13)
H Moon's Sweet Poison by Scarlet Hyacinth
R Ferris Braden by Joyee Flynn *Rylan Zeev* (03/12/13)
I Immortal Warrior by Lisa Hendrix
S Burning Alive by Shannon K. Butcher
T Travis Rhodes by Joyee Flynn (01/12/13)
M Maverick Danker by Joyee Flynn (02/12/13)
A A Very Marius Christmas by Joyee Flynn (03/12/13)
S Cowboy Easy by Stormy Glenn (01/12/13)

MacRieve (Immortals After Dark, #13) by Kresley Cole Moon's Sweet Poison (Deadly Mates, #1) by Scarlet Hyacinth Ferris Braden (Beyond the Marius Brothers, #6) by Joyee Flynn Immortal Warrior (Immortal Brotherhood, #1) by Lisa Hendrix Burning Alive (Sentinel Wars, #1) by Shannon K. Butcher Travis Rhodes (Beyond the Marius Brothers, #4) by Joyee Flynn Maverick Danker (Beyond the Marius Brothers, #5) by Joyee Flynn A Very Marius Christmas (Marius Brothers, #6) by Joyee Flynn Cowboy Easy (Blaecleah Brothers, #1) by Stormy Glenn


message 20: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jan 01, 2014 10:51AM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 1926 comments I'm in and I'll figure out what to read this weekend.


READ: 8/8

✔B: Black Hole Sun - David Macinnis Gill 12/22
✔R: My Life As a White Trash Zombie - Diana Rowland 12/6
✔A: The Line Between Here and Gone - Andrea Kane 12/6
✔D: The Hit - David Baldacci 12/23

✔P: Sleight of Hand - Phillip Margolin 12/27
✔I: Seaborne - Katherine Irons 12/31
✔T: Thankless in Death - J.D. Robb 12/12
✔T: Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes - Denise Grover Swank 12/14

Black Hole Sun (Hell's Cross, #1) by David Macinnis Gill My Life as a White Trash Zombie (White Trash Zombie, #1) by Diana Rowland The Line Between Here and Gone by Andrea Kane The Hit (Will Robie, #2) by David Baldacci Sleight of Hand by Phillip Margolin
Seaborne (Seaborne #1) by Katherine Irons Thankless in Death (In Death, #37) by J.D. Robb Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes (Rose Gardner Mystery, #1) by Denise Grover Swank

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 21: by Diana S (last edited Dec 26, 2013 02:47PM) (new)

Diana S | 302 comments TCF Monthly Challenge - December 2013
Books Read: 7/9 ♥♥♥♥♥

Spell-out: Christmas

*Christmas in Sugarcreek: A Seasons of Sugarcreek Christmas Novel by Shelley Shepard Gray (12/21/13) 3.5 ♥♥♥
H
*Richard Paul Evans' The Locket (12/2/13) ♥♥♥♥
*Irish Country Christmas (An) by Patrick Taylor (12/13/13) 3.5 ♥♥♥
*Sugar Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke (12/10/13) 3.5 ♥♥♥
*The Top 40 Traditions of Christmas: The Story Behind the Nativity, Candy Canes, Caroling, and All Things Christmas by David McLaughlan (12/3/13) 3.5 ♥♥♥
*Marta Perry's Naomi's Christmas (12/22/13) ♥♥♥♥♥
*An Amish Gift: A Novel by Cynthia Keller (12/4/13) ♥♥♥♥
S

Bonus : (Use in lieu of one or more letters or in addition to spelling main word)

Unlucky Day: Read a book where the main character has very bad luck
Violin Day: Read a book where the main character is a musician
National Roof Over Your Head Day: Read a book with a house on the cover
National Brownie Day: Read a book with a brown cover
National Fruitcake Day: Read a book with a "crazy" character
New Years Eve: Read a book that's the end of a series.

My Christmas Gifts
The Locket (Christmas Box Trilogy) by Richard Paul Evans The Top 40 Traditions of Christmas The Story Behind the Nativity, Candy Canes, Caroling, and All Things Christmas by David McLaughlan An Amish Gift A Novel by Cynthia Keller Sugar Cookie Murder (Hannah Swensen, #6) by Joanne Fluke An Irish Country Christmas (Irish Country #3) by Patrick Taylor Christmas in Sugarcreek A Seasons of Sugarcreek Christmas Novel by Shelley Shepard Gray Naomi's Christmas (Pleasant Valley #7) by Marta Perry


❤Stephanie ღ♥ღMrs Daryl Dixonღ♥ღ | 482 comments 2013 TCF'S Monthly Challenge
Duration:
1st December - 31st December
Level: Hard
Theme: Pepper Pot Day
9/9


C MacRieve by Kresley Cole (02/12/13)
H Moon's Sweet Poison by Scarlet Hyacinth (09/12/13)
R Ferris Braden by Joyee Flynn *Rylan Zeev* (03/12/13)
I Dreams of a Dark Warrior *Immortals After Dark series* by Kresley Cole (08/12/13)
S Demon from the Dark by Kresley Cole *Malkom Slaine (13/12/13)
T Travis Rhodes by Joyee Flynn (01/12/13)
M Maverick Danker by Joyee Flynn (02/12/13)
A A Very Marius Christmas by Joyee Flynn (03/12/13)
S Cowboy Easy by Stormy Glenn (01/12/13)

MacRieve (Immortals After Dark, #13) by Kresley Cole Moon's Sweet Poison (Deadly Mates, #1) by Scarlet Hyacinth Ferris Braden (Beyond the Marius Brothers, #6) by Joyee Flynn Dreams of a Dark Warrior (Immortals After Dark, #11) by Kresley Cole Demon from the Dark (Immortals After Dark, #10) by Kresley Cole Travis Rhodes (Beyond the Marius Brothers, #4) by Joyee Flynn Maverick Danker (Beyond the Marius Brothers, #5) by Joyee Flynn A Very Marius Christmas (Marius Brothers, #6) by Joyee Flynn Cowboy Easy (Blaecleah Brothers, #1) by Stormy Glenn

COMPLETED


message 23: by Barb (new)

Barb | 37 comments I'm going to call this one done. Thanks, it was fun!


TCF DECEMBER CHALLENGE
PROGRESS: 6/6 + bonuses


✓ A - author Mary Kay Andrews - Christmas Bliss (Savannah #4), finished 12/5
✓ N - No Place Like Home (Camilla Randall #3), by Anne R. Allen, finished 12/5
✓ G - The Grave Gourmet (Capucine Culinary #1), by Alexander Campion, finished 12/7
✓ E - author Elizabeth J. Duncan - A Killer's Christmas in Wales (Penny Brannigan #3), finished 12/14
✓ L - author Lynne Jonell - The Secret of Zoom, finished 12/17
✓ S - Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet, by Xinran, finished 12/16

Christmas Bliss by Mary Kay Andrews The Grave Gourmet (Capucine Culinary Mystery, #1) by Alexander Campion No Place Like Home by Anne R. Allen A Killer's Christmas in Wales (Penny Brannigan Mystery #3) by Elizabeth J. Duncan Sky Burial An Epic Love Story of Tibet by Xinran The Secret of Zoom by Lynne Jonell


BONUSES:
✓ National Roof Over Your Head Day: Read a book with a house on the cover
Unbound (Booklover’s #2), by Julie Kaewert, finished 12/10


✓ New Years Eve: Read a book that's the end of a series
The Supreme Macaroni Company (Valentine #3), by Adriana Trigiani, finished 12/12


***** CHALLENGE COMPLETE 12/17 *****




message 24: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments Congrats to everyone who's finished so far!


message 26: by Zuzana (new)

Zuzana | 1076 comments I'm done. See post no. 7. :D

Zoo Station (John Russell, #1) by David Downing Master and Commander (Aubrey/Maturin, #1) by Patrick O'Brian Fish & Chips (Cut & Run, #3) by Madeleine Urban Son (The Giver, #4) by Lois Lowry Messenger (The Giver, #3) by Lois Lowry City of Silver A Mystery by Annamaria Alfieri Sticks & Stones (Cut & Run, #2) by Madeleine Urban


message 27: by NayNay (new)

NayNay Finished my Challenge....happy Reading!

C The Maid by Kimberly Cutter 12/01/13 ***
h Hot Flash Holidays by Nancy Thayer 12/16/13 ***
r Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy: The Last Man in the World by Abigail Reynolds 12/18/13 ***
i Sweet as Sin by Inez Kelley 12/12/13 ****
s On Dublin Street by Samantha Young 12/06/13 *****
t These is my Words by Nancy Turner 12/04/13 *****
m Edge of Time by Melissa Lynne Blue 10/02/13 ****
a Accidents of Providence by Stacia Brown 12/11/13 ****
s The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons 12/07/13 ****

Birthdays in December:

J Sycamore Row by John Grisham 12/05/13 ***
u Angel Fire by Lisa Unger 12/19/13 ****
d Warrior's Wife by Denise Downing 12/16/13 ****
e Ellis Island by Kate Kerrigan 12/01/13 ****

L Lancaster County Christmas by Suzanne Woods Fisher 12/03/13 ****
a The Fourth Kingdom by Alexandra Swann 12/12/13 ***
w Freddy the Magician by Walter R. Brooks 12/03/13 ***

Ellis Island by Kate Kerrigan The Maid A Novel of Joan of Arc by Kimberly Cutter Edge of Time (Langston Brothers #1) by Melissa Lynne Blue Freddy the Magician by Walter R. Brooks A Lancaster County Christmas by Suzanne Woods Fisher These Is My Words (Sarah Agnes Prine, #1) by Nancy E. Turner Sycamore Row (Jake Brigance, #2) by John Grisham On Dublin Street (On Dublin Street, #1) by Samantha Young The Bronze Horseman (The Bronze Horseman, #1) by Paullina Simons Accidents of Providence by Stacia M. Brown The Fourth Kingdom by Alexandra Swann Sweet as Sin by Inez Kelley Hot Flash Holidays by Nancy Thayer The Warrior's Wife by Denise Domning Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy The Last Man in the World by Abigail Reynolds Angel Fire (Lydia Strong, #1) by Lisa Unger


message 28: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 479 comments Good job, Suzanne, Zuzana, and NayNay, for finishing early.


message 29: by Jenne (new)

Jenne  (jennetheinstigator) | 7439 comments WTG ladies!


message 30: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 2449 comments Congrats to those that finished. Reading my last book for this challenge now! Still have two others to complete which will then complete the getting to know you challenge that took place all year.
11 days left to finish!!!


message 31: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 479 comments Finished with time to spare. Merry Christmas!

2013 TCF'S December Challenge
Timeframe 12/1/13 to 12/31/13
7/7

J - The 6th Target by James Patterson - 12/12/13 ♥♥♥♥
U - The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls by Julie Schumacher - 12/4/13 ♥♥♥♥
D - Liar's Fire by Dee Burks - 12/14/13 ♥♥♥
E - Ex and the Single Girl by Lani Diane Rich - 12/25/13 ♥♥♥
L - A Wallflower Christmas by Lisa Kleypas - 12/24/13 ♥♥♥♥♥
A - The Autumn Bride by Anne Gracie - 12/7/13 ♥♥♥♥
W - A Seaside Christmas by Sherryl Woods - 12/2/13 ♥♥♥♥♥

The 6th Target (Women's Murder Club #6) by James Patterson The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls by Julie Schumacher Liar's Fire by Dee Burks Ex and the Single Girl by Lani Diane Rich A Wallflower Christmas (Wallflowers, #5) by Lisa Kleypas The Autumn Bride (Chance Sisters, #1) by Anne Gracie A Seaside Christmas (Chesapeake Shores #10) by Sherryl Woods


message 32: by Ezinwanyi, Factory Superintendent (new)

Ezinwanyi Chinyere | 16355 comments Mod
It's hard to get "I"s. I already read Larissa Ione's Reaver


message 33: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2357 comments UPDATE to Message # 13 - CHALLENGE COMPLETED - 31Dec13

I didn't complete spelling CHRISTMAS, but used two of the bonus items to substitute for R and I

DONE ...


Melissa (ladybug) (ladybugsdoodles) | 160 comments UPDATE MESSAGE #16 - COMPLETED ON 12/31/13

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message 35: by Ezinwanyi, Factory Superintendent (new)

Ezinwanyi Chinyere | 16355 comments Mod
Good job BC & Melissa!


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