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message 1: by Elizabeth (last edited Dec 20, 2013 10:18AM) (new)

Elizabeth (Elizabeth_Greece) | 1364 comments 2014 January Monthly Challenge

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

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

2. Member of the Month: Courtney - Courtney has been a member of the RRRC since August, 2010. Here is the link to Courtney's shelves. Please read a book from any of Courtney's shelves or a book published in 2010 or a book published in August of any year.

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

Facts about West Virginia:
★It was one of two states formed during the American Civil War
★Several Appalachian music festivals take place in the state.
★The state’s colors are old gold and blue

Alternatively, you may read a book set during the American Civil War, a book with a musician main character OR a book with a gold or blue cover.

4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: Read the first book in a series OR a book by a new to you author:

5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: Since it commemorates the baptism of Jesus Christ and is an official holiday in many European countries, read a book set in a European country OR a book with a body of water on the cover.

6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): Read a book with some kind of plant or fruit on the cover or the title OR with a farmer main character.

7. Out with the Old: Read a book that you’ve had on your TBR since last year (2012) or longer OR read one of the 10 oldest books in your TBR.

8. In with the new: Read a book that is recently released (since Nov 1st or newer).

9. National Blood Donor Month: Read a book with vampires or a main character with a medical profession.

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!


message 2: by Elizabeth (last edited Feb 09, 2014 01:47PM) (new)

Elizabeth (Elizabeth_Greece) | 1364 comments Number of Participants: 109
Never reported their progress: 19

Participants list

√ Allison: 10/10 (post#376)
√ Amanda A: 10/10 (post#323)
√ Anayha ~ the Nite Owl: 5/5 (post#229)
√ AndaM: 10/10 (post#281)
√ Angi: 8/8 (post#123)
* Angie: 5/10 (post#344)
√ Anja: 10/10 (post#271)
* Ann (Noumena12): 9/10 (post#364)
√ April: 5/5 (post#48)
√ Barbara ★: 9/9 (post#350)
beppy: 0/8 (post#61)
√ Beth: 10/10 (post#239)
√ BJ Rose: 6/5 (post#331)
√ Bookchaser: 10/10 (post#305)
Brandilyn: 0/10 (post#17)
√ Bre: 8/8 (post#379)
√ Breann: 10/10 (post#292)
√ Carla: 3/3 (post#153)
Catherine: 0/? (post#65)
* Cecily: 9/10 (post#62)
* Daffodil: 9/10 (post#375)
* Deborah: 8/10(post#351)
* Deedee: 8/10 (post#12)
Dragana: 0/10 (post#46)
dynamite: 0/5 (post#53)
√ Elizabeth: 10/10 (post#325)
Erin: 0/5 (post#37)
√ Ethel: 10/10 (post#237)
Fran: 7/? (post#194)
√ Gea: 5/5 (post#215)
Hayley: 0/5 (post#73)
√ Hina: 10/10 (post#179)
Ike: 1/3 (post#99)
√ Irina: 5/5 (post#139)
Jaime: 2/10 (post#36)
Jenn: 0/5 (post#74)
√ jingles: 10/10(post#205)
√ Joann: 7/7 (post#280)
√ Jojo: 10/10 (post#341)
Joyce: 4/5 (post#268)
√ Juana "Darkness": 6/6 (post#254)
√ Julie (Mom2lnb): 6/6 (post#367)
Kaica~Mae: 0/5 (post#85)
√ Kait: 10/10 (post#264)
KarenA: 1/3 (post#78)
√ KarenF: 8/8 (post#310)
√ KarenH: 10/10 (post#374)
* Kat: 8/10 (post#337)
√ Katharina: 3/3 (post#329)
Katie: 7/10 (post#267)
* Kendra: 8/9 (post#155)
Kimberly: 0/5 (post#134)
Kitten: 0/? (post#23)
* Kme_17: 5/10 (post#50)
√ Lacy: 8/7 (post#255)
√ Laila Jane: 5/5 (post#204)
√ Laura: 10/10 (post#338)
√ Laurie: 10/10 (post#311)
√ Laurla: 10/10 (post#279)
* Leslie: 7/8 (post#373)
√ LethalLovely: 8/8 (post#313)
* Lindy: 9/10 (post#370)
√ Logan: 8/8 (post#352)
√ Lynne: 10/10 (post#327)
√ Maggie: 5/5 (post#94)
Maia: 0/3 (post#248)
Mandy (mandypants): 7/10 (post#278)
Mandy: 0/10 (post#109)
Maria: 2/10 (post#157)
Marie~(Snuggly Duckling): 0/3 (post#52)
Maria Jo: 0/10 (post#101)
√ Mary Ann: 10/10 (post#299)
√ Mave: 5/5 (post#219)
√ Melissa: 8/8 (post#277)
√ Momi:5/5 (post#294)
√ MountainKat: 10/10 (post#301)
√ Nadine: 10/10 (post#30)
√ Natanella: 10/10 (post#332)
√ Nay Nay: 10/10 (post#187)
√ Nikita: 10/10 (post#330)
√ Ora: 10/10 (post#7)
√ Pam: 5/5 (post#312)
√ Patty (plv77): 10/10 (post#336)
√ Patty (catnapping): 6/6 (post#369)
√ Penney: 10/10 (post#225)
√ ★Rachael★: 10/10 (post#9)
√ Rissa: 10/10 (post#245)
Roohani: 0/? (post#33)
* Sallie (Shuga): 4/10 (post#10)
√ Sarah: 5/5 (post#68)
√ Sassafrass: 10/10 (post#200)
Say: 0/10 (post#82)
√ Shan: 9/8 (post#368)
Shannon: 5/10 (post#176)
√ Shannon (shylersmon): 9/9 (post#253)
Sharon: 0/10 (post#63)
Sheila: 0/5 (post#96)
√ Shelby: 10/10 (post#32)
Shell: 4/5 (post#300)
√ Stephanie: 10/10 (post#247)
√ Susan: 10/10 (post#242)
√ SusanA: 10/10 (post#256)
√ Suzanne: 8/8 (post#296)
* Tina: 7/5-8(post#26)
√ Tina Theresa: 10/10 (post#261)
√ Turtlecollector: 10/10 (post#371)
√ Ty: 10/10 (post#190)
√ Valerie: 10/10 (post#356)
√ Valorie: 10/10 (post#252)


message 3: by Elizabeth (last edited Dec 28, 2013 07:57AM) (new)

Elizabeth (Elizabeth_Greece) | 1364 comments RRRC 2014 January Monthly Challenge
Duration: January 1, 2014 - January 31, 2014

Read 0/10

1. 'J' is for January: Jill Shalvis - Rescue My Heart

2. Member of the Month: Courtney- Allegiant or The Girl in the Steel Corset

3. Geography: (blue cover) Allegiant or Sweet Seduction Sacrifice

4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: (first book in a series) When Lightning Strikes

5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: (body of water)Rush

6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): (plant in the title) The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

7. Out with the Old: Paradise or At the Bride Hunt Ball

8. In with the new: (Dec 2013) Full Throttle or Takedown Twenty

9. National Blood Donor Month: (vampires)Archangel's Legion

10. Reader's Choice: MacRieve


message 4: by ~Melissa~ (last edited Jan 25, 2014 08:22AM) (new)

~Melissa~ | 1620 comments RRRC 2014 January Monthly Challenge
1/1/14 ~ 1/31/14

8/8 Read


1. 'J' is for January: Secrets Jordan Castillo Price 1/10/14 3♥

3. Geography: blue cover Love & Loyalty (Faith, Love, & Devotion, #2) by Tere Michaels 1/12/14 4♥

4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: Protecting What's His 1/19/14 3.75♥

5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: Into the Dreaming 1/20/14 3♥
6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): LEFT Neglected by Lisa Genova 1/16/14 4♥

7. Out with the Old: Take No Prisoners 1/22/14 4♥(on my TBR since 11/2012)

9. National Blood Donor Month: When Darkness Comes 1/5/14 3.5♥

10. Reader's Choice: Cry Wolf 1/9/14 4♥


message 5: by ~Leslie~ (new)

~Leslie~ (akareadingmachine) | 1934 comments Duration: 1/1/14 - 1/31/14

0/8

1. 'J' is for January: Salvation in Death

3. Geography (West Virginia):The Dream Thief

4. Jan. 1 -Another Chance to Dream

5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: The Maiden's Hand

7. Out with the Old: The Betrayal of the Blood Lily

8. In with the new: Kinked

9. National Blood Donor Month:Kiss of Midnight

10. Reader's Choice: Cry Wolf


message 6: by Bookchaser (last edited Jan 03, 2014 12:32AM) (new)

Bookchaser | 1594 comments 2014 January Monthly Challenge

0/10 Completed

01. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.
Brighter Than the Sun by Julia Quinn
02. Member of the Month: Courtney ~ Courtney has been a member of the RRRC since August, 2010. Please read a book from any of Courtney's shelves or a book published in 2010 or a book published in August of any year.
Midnight Kiss by Robyn Carr
OR
She's the One by Kay Stockham
OR
Rule's Bride by Kat Martin
03. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from West Virginia.
Facts about West Virginia:
★It was one of two states formed during the American Civil War
★Several Appalachian music festivals take place in the state.
★The state’s colors are old gold and blue
Alternatively, you may read a book set during the American Civil War, a book with a musician main character OR a book with a gold or blue cover.
Unearthed by C.J. Barry
04. New Year’s Day (Jan. 1): Read the first book in a series OR a book by a new-to-you author.
Duchess in Love by Eloisa James
05. Epiphany (Jan. 6): Since it commemorates the baptism of Jesus Christ and is an official holiday in many European countries ~ Read a book set in a European country OR a book with a body of water on the cover.
The Hero by Robyn Carr
06. Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest) (Jan. 14): Read a book with some kind of plant or fruit on the cover or the title OR with a farmer main character.
A Rogue in Texas by Lorraine Heath
OR
Far Star by Anne Avery
07. Out with the Old: Read a book that you’ve had on your TBR since last year (2012) or longer OR read one of the 10 oldest books in your TBR.
Another Chance to Dream by Lynn Kurland
08. In with the New: Read a book that is recently released (since Nov 1st or newer).
Snow Day: Heart of the Storm\Seeing Red\Land's End by Shannon Stacey
09. National Blood Donor Month: Read a book with vampires or a main character with a medical profession.
The Family Plan by Susan Gable
10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.


XXX Brighter Than the Sun (The Lyndon Sisters, #2) by Julia QuinnXXX Midnight Kiss (Includes Virgin River, #12) by Robyn CarrXXX She's the One by Kay StockhamXXX Rule's Bride (Bride's Trilogy, #3) by Kat MartinXXX Unearthed (UN-Forgettable, #1) by C.J. BarryXXX Duchess in Love (Duchess Quartet, #1) by Eloisa JamesXXX The Hero (Thunder Point, #3) by Robyn CarrXXX A Rogue in Texas (Rogues in Texas, #1) by Lorraine HeathXXX Far Star by Anne AveryXXX Another Chance to Dream (De Piaget, #1) by Lynn KurlandXXX Snow Day Heart of the Storm\Seeing Red\Land's End by Shannon StaceyXXX The Family Plan by Susan GableXXX


message 7: by Ora (last edited Jan 28, 2014 05:15AM) (new)

Ora (oeamis) 2014 January Monthly Challenge

Read 10/10 COMPLETED!


1. 'J' is for January: The Ever After of Ella and Micha Jessica Sorensen 01/13
2. Member of the Month: Courtney - First Drop of Crimson Jeaniene Frost 01/15
3. Geography: Bitter Sweet Love Jennifer L. Armentrout 01/05
4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: The Darkest Night Gena Showalter01/09
5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: The Wicked Wallflower Maya Rodale 01/17
6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): The Temptation of Lila and Ethan Jessica Sorensen 01/12
7. Out with the Old: If I Fall Kate Noble 01/28
8. In with the new: If Wishes Were Earls Elizabeth Boyle 01/23
9. National Blood Donor Month: Sucking in San Francisco Jessica McBrayer 01/04
10. Reader's Choice: Somebody to Love Lori Wilde 01/01

The Ever After of Ella and Micha (The Secret, #4) by Jessica Sorensen First Drop of Crimson (Night Huntress World, #1) by Jeaniene Frost Bitter Sweet Love (The Dark Elements, #0.5) by Jennifer L. Armentrout The Darkest Night (Lords of the Underworld, #1) by Gena Showalter The Wicked Wallflower (Bad Boys & Wallflowers, #1) by Maya Rodale The Temptation of Lila and Ethan (The Secret, #3) by Jessica Sorensen If I Fall (The Blue Raven, #4) by Kate Noble If Wishes Were Earls (Rhymes With Love, #3) by Elizabeth Boyle Sucking in San Francisco (Vampires of San Francisco, #1) by Jessica McBrayer Somebody to Love (Cupid, Texas, #3) by Lori Wilde


message 8: by NayNay (last edited Jan 14, 2014 09:39AM) (new)

NayNay 2014 January Monthly Challenge
Duration:
January 1/14 - January 31/14

1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.
His Last Letter Elizabeth I and the Earl of Leicester by Jeane WestinHis Last Letter: Elizabeth I and the Earl of Leicester by Jeane Westin 01/10/14 ***

2. Member of the Month: Courtney
The Queen's Handmaiden by Jennifer AshleyThe Queen's Handmaiden by Jennifer Ashley 01/01/14 ****

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from West Virginia.
Alternatively, you may read a book set during the American Civil War, a book with a musician main character OR a book with a gold or blue cover.
The Dry Grass of August by Anna Jean MayhewThe Dry Grass of August by Anna Jean Mayhew 01/02/14 ****

4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: Read the first book in a series OR a book by a new to you author:
Dragon's Child (King Arthur, #1) by M.K. HumeDragon's Child by M K Hume 01/04/14 ***

5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: Read a book set in a European country OR a book with a body of water on the cover.
. On the Island (On the Island, #1) by Tracey Garvis-GravesOn the Island by Tracey Garvis-Graves 01/05/14 ****

6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): Read a book with some kind of plant or fruit on the cover or the title OR with a farmer main character.
Original Sin (The Seven Deadly Sins, #1) by Allison BrennanOriginal Sin by Allison Brennan 01/03/14 ****

7. Out with the Old: Read a book that you’ve had on your TBR since last year (2012) or longer OR read one of the 10 oldest books in your TBR.
Scorched (Tracers #6) by Laura GriffinScorched by Laura Griffin 01/03/14 ****

8. In with the new: Read a book that is recently released (since Nov 1st or newer).
The In-Between Hour by Barbara Claypole WhiteThe In-Between Hour by Barbara White 01/14/14 **** (Dec 31, 2013)

9. National Blood Donor Month: Read a book with vampires or a main character with a medical profession.
A Heart of Gold by Jessica MatthewsA Heart of Gold by Jessica Matthews 01/13/14 ***

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
Snapped (Tracers #4) by Laura GriffinSnapped by Laura Griffin 01/06/14 ****


message 9: by ☀Rachael☀ (last edited Jan 15, 2014 05:46AM) (new)

☀Rachael☀ (jimbunni) 2014 January Monthly Challenge

1. 'J' is for January: J.D. Robb ---- Holiday in death
2. Member of the Month: Courtney ---- Marked ---- P.C. Cast
3. Geography: ---- City of Ashes ---- Cassandra Clare
4. New Year’s day: ---- Faefever ---- Karen Marie Moning
5. Epiphany: ---- Hard Magic ---- Laura Anne Gilman
6. Makara Sankranthi: Raven Cursed ---- Faith Hunter
7. Out with the Old: ---- Thunderbird Falls ---- C.E. Murphy
8. In with the new: ---- Death's Rival ---- Faith Hnter
9. National Blood Donor Month: ---- Last Sacrifice ---- Richelle Mead
10. Reader's Choice: School Spirits ---- Rachel Hawkins

10/10
City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments, #2) by Cassandra Clare Marked (House of Night, #1) by P.C. Cast Raven Cursed (Jane Yellowrock, #4) by Faith Hunter Last Sacrifice (Vampire Academy, #6) by Richelle Mead Holiday in Death (In Death, #7) by J.D. Robb Faefever (Fever, #3) by Karen Marie Moning School Spirits by Rachel Hawkins Thunderbird Falls (Walker Papers, #2) by C.E. Murphy Hard Magic (Paranormal Scene Investigations #1) by Laura Anne Gilman Death's Rival (Jane Yellowrock, #5) by Faith Hunter


message 10: by Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (last edited Jan 31, 2014 03:47PM) (new)

Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (Shuga) | 896 comments Finished: 4/10 40%

1. 'J' is for January: Animal Magnetism, jill shalvis...finished: 01.06.2014

2. Member of the Month: Courtney Cress, marissa meyer

3. Geography: Read a book set during the American Civil War One Wore Blue, heather graham...finished: 01.31.2014

4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: Read the first book in a series OR a book by a new to you author:
Fifty Shades of Grey, e.l. james

5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: The Red Queen, philippa gregory

6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): Thyme of Death, susan wittig albert

7. Out with the Old: The French Blue: A Novel of the 17th Century, richard w wise

8. In with the new: Takedown Twenty, janet evanovich...finished: 01.13.2014

9. National Blood Donor Month: Some Girls Bite, chloe neill...finished: 01.06.2014

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


message 11: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (Elizabeth_Greece) | 1364 comments Thanks Nay Nay!


message 12: by Deedee (last edited Jan 31, 2014 09:26AM) (new)

Deedee | 134 comments I'm in too :0)
2014 January Monthly Challenge
January 01, 2014 – January 31, 2014
8/10

1.'J' is for January:
(John) Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1994) by John Berendt (01/22/14)

2.Member of the Month: Read a book published in 2010.
In the Shadow of the Banyan (2010) by Vaddey Ratner (01/09/14)

3. Geography: Alternatively, you may read a book with a blue cover.
Orbital Decay (Near Space, #1) by Allen Steele
Orbital Decay (Near Space #1) (1989) by Allen Steele (01/31/14)


4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: Read a book by a new to you author:
Waiting for the Mahatma (1955) by R.K. Narayan (01/07/14)

5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: Epiphany: Read a book with a body of water on the cover.
Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflower, #1) by Lisa Kleypas
Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflowers #1) (2004) by Lisa Kleypas (01/11/14)

6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): Read a book with some kind of plant on the cover.
Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell
Unfamiliar Fishes (2011) by Sarah Vowell (01/15/14)

7. Out with the Old: Read a book that you’ve had on your TBR since last year (2012) or longer.
Added to TBR on : July 17, 2010
Roxana, Or The Fortunate Mistress (1724) by Daniel Defoe (01/16/14)

8. In with the new:

9. National Blood Donor Month:

10. Reader's Choice:
Doll Bones (2013) by Holly Black (01/20/14)



Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner Orbital Decay (Near Space, #1) by Allen Steele Waiting for the Mahatma by R.K. Narayan Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflower, #1) by Lisa Kleypas Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell Roxana, Or The Fortunate Mistress by Daniel Defoe Doll Bones by Holly Black


message 13: by AndaM (last edited Jan 26, 2014 03:54AM) (new)

AndaM | 237 comments Monthly Challenges > 2014 January Monthly Challenge - Participants thread
2014 January Monthly Challenge

10/10

1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.
Just A Taste (New York Blades #6) by Deirdre Martin 01/13/14

2. Member of the Month: Courtney - Courtney has been a member of the RRRC since August, 2010. Here is the link to Courtney's shelves. Please read a book from any of Courtney's shelves or a book published in 2010 or a book published in August of any year.
Simply Irresistible (Lucky Harbor #1) by Jill Shalvis 01/19/14

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

Facts about West Virginia:
★It was one of two states formed during the American Civil War
★Several Appalachian music festivals take place in the state.
★The state’s colors are old gold and blue

Alternatively, you may read a book set during the American Civil War, a book with a musician main character OR a book with a gold or blue cover.
Enthralled (Breeds #28) by Lora Leigh 01/17/14

4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: Read the first book in a series OR a book by a new to you author:
Fury (New Species #1) by Laurann Dohner 01/11/14

5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: Since it commemorates the baptism of Jesus Christ and is an official holiday in many European countries, read a book set in a European country OR a book with a body of water on the cover.
A Greek Escape by Elizabeth Power 01/25/14

6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): Read a book with some kind of plant or fruit on the cover or the title OR with a farmer main character.
Last Kiss Goodnight (Otherworld Assassin #1) by Gena Showalter 01/24/14

7. Out with the Old: Read a book that you’ve had on your TBR since last year (2012) or longer OR read one of the 10 oldest books in your TBR.
Feb 24, 2012 - Slade (New Species #2) by Laurann Dohner 01/10/14

8. In with the new: Read a book that is recently released (since Nov 1st or newer).
Published December 10th 2013 - True (New Species #11) by Laurann Dohner 01/03/14

9. National Blood Donor Month: Read a book with vampires or a main character with a medical profession.
When Darkness Comes (Guardians of Eternity #1) by Alexandra Ivy 01/09/14

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
Chasing Stanley (New York Blades #5) by Deirdre Martin 01/12/14

Just A Taste (New York Blades, #6) by Deirdre Martin Simply Irresistible (Lucky Harbor, #1) by Jill Shalvis Enthralled (Includes; Breeds, #28; League Of The Black Swan, #1.5; Iron Seas, #3.5, Children Of The Moon, #3.5) by Lora Leigh Fury (New Species, #1) by Laurann Dohner A Greek Escape by Elizabeth Power Last Kiss Goodnight (Otherworld Assassin, #1) by Gena Showalter Slade (New Species, #2) by Laurann Dohner True (New Species, #11) by Laurann Dohner When Darkness Comes (Guardians of Eternity, #1) by Alexandra Ivy Chasing Stanley (New York Blades, #5) by Deirdre Martin


message 14: by Susan A (last edited Jan 23, 2014 07:59AM) (new)

Susan A | 845 comments 2014 January Monthly Challenge
Duration: January 1/14 - January 31/14

10/10 READ Complete Jan 23


1. J is for January: Jurassic Heart Jan 6 ★★★★
2. Member of the Month: Courtney August: The Trouble With Tony Jan 23 ★★★★
3. Geography West Va: All In with the Duke Jan 8 ★★★★
4. New Year's Day Strength of the Pack Jan 5 ★★★
5. Ephiphany: Beguiled Jan 10 ★★★★★
6. Makara Sankranthi: Grown Men Jan 3 ★★★★
7. Out with the Old: Borderline Jan 9 ★★
8. In with the New: Stormhaven Jan 2 ★★★★★
9. National Blood Donor Month: Bad Case of Loving You Jan 3 ★★★★
10. Choice: Bone Rider Jan 1 ★★★★★

Jurassic Heart by Anna Martin The Trouble With Tony (Sex in Seattle, #1) by Eli Easton All In with the Duke (Gambling on Love, #1) by Ava March Strength of the Pack (The Tameness of the Wolf, #1) by Kendall McKenna Beguiled (Enlightenment, #2) by Joanna Chambers Grown Men (HardCell, #1) by Damon Suede Borderline by T.A. Chase Stormhaven (Whyborne & Griffin, #3) by Jordan L. Hawk Bad Case of Loving You by Laney Cairo Bone Rider by J. Fally


message 15: by Angie (new)

Angie | 663 comments 1. 'J' is for January: Moon Shadow - Jenna Kernan
2. Member of the Month: Courtney - Shadow of the Vampire - Meagan Hatfield
3. Geography: Real Ugly - C.M. Stunich
4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: Seducing A Stranger - Christine Merrill
5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: An Invitation To Pleasure - Marguerite Kaye
6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): Briar Rose - Jana Oliver
7. Out with the Old: Worth The Risk - Savannah Stuart
8. In with the new: Reaver - Larissa Ione
9. National Blood Donor Month: Twin of Fire - Jude Devereaux
10. Reader's Choice: Kinked - Thea Harrison
Moon Shadow by Jenna Kernan Shadow of the Vampire by Meagan Hatfield Real Ugly (Hard Rock Roots, #1) by C.M. Stunich Seducing a Stranger by Christine Merrill An Invitation to Pleasure by Marguerite Kaye Briar Rose by Jana Oliver Worth the Risk (Miami Scorcher #2) by Savannah Stuart Reaver (Lords of Deliverance, #5; Demonica, #10) by Larissa Ione Twin of Fire by Jude Deveraux Kinked (Elder Races, #6) by Thea Harrison


message 16: by Lynne (new)

Lynne (LoveToReadGal) | 1020 comments JANUARY 2014
0 of 10 Complete!


1. “J”: In Rides Trouble by JulieAnn Walker
2. Hello Courtney!: Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris
3. West Virginia: Beauty Dates the Beast by Jessica Sims (blue cover)
4. New Year’s Day: Crazy Little Thing by Tracy Brogan (new author)
5. Epiphany: And Then She Fell by Stephanie Laurens (set in England)
6. Makara Sankranthi: Kissing Under The Mistletoe by Bella Andre (plant)
7. Out with the Old: A Midsummer Night's Sin by Kasey Michaels (TBR 4/2012)
8. In with the New: Full Throttle by Erin McCarthy (12/2013)
9. Natl. Blood Donor: Biting Bad by Chloe Neill (vampires)
10. Reader's Choice: Trying to Score by Toni Aleo

To Read:
In Rides Trouble (Black Knights Inc., #2) by Julie Ann Walker Dead Ever After (Sookie Stackhouse, #13) by Charlaine Harris Beauty Dates the Beast (Midnight Liaisons, #1) by Jessica Sims Crazy Little Thing (Bell Harbor, #1) by Tracy Brogan And Then She Fell (The Cynster Sisters Duo #1) by Stephanie Laurens Kissing Under The Mistletoe (The Sullivans, #10) by Bella Andre A Midsummer Night's Sin (Blackthorn Brothers #2) by Kasey Michaels Full Throttle (Fast Track, #7) by Erin McCarthy Biting Bad (Chicagoland Vampires, #8) by Chloe Neill Trying to Score (Assassins, #2) by Toni Aleo

Complete:


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Brandilyn (BrandilynRC) | 869 comments My Spot.


message 18: by Barbara ★ (last edited Dec 26, 2013 04:48PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 3039 comments I'm in.



READ: 0/8

1. 'J' is for January: The Janus Affair - Philippa Ballantine
2. Member of the Month: Degrees of Wrong - Anna Scarlett (pub Aug 2012)
3. Geography: Shadow Walker - Allyson James (blue cover)
4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: First to Kill - Andrew Peterson (Nathan McBride #1)
5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: Never Seduce a Scot - Maya Banks (Scotland)
6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi: SKIP
7. Out with the Old: Dark Stranger - Susan Sizemore (on TBR since 9/2009)
8. In with the new: SKIP
9. National Blood Donor Month: Nature Of The Beast - Hannah Howell (vampires)
10. Reader's Choice: Dreams of a Dark Warrior - Kresley Cole

The Janus Affair (Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences #2) by Philippa Ballantine Degrees of Wrong by Anna Scarlett Shadow Walker (Stormwalker, #3) by Allyson James First to Kill (Nathan McBride, #1) by Andrew Peterson Never Seduce a Scot (The Montgomerys and Armstrongs, #1) by Maya Banks Dark Stranger (Primes, #8) by Susan Sizemore Nature Of The Beast (MacNachton Vampires, #5) by Hannah Howell Dreams of a Dark Warrior (Immortals After Dark, #11) by Kresley Cole


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Ty  | 1943 comments in for 10


message 20: by Shan ~ A ~ (last edited Feb 01, 2014 03:25PM) (new)

Shan ~ A ~ (TheBookGlutton) | 550 comments 2014 January Monthly Challenge

Read 9/8

1. 'J' is for January: Glory in Death ~ J.D Robb (author first name starts w/J) 01/13

2. Member of the Month: Courtney - Courtney has been a member of the RRRC since August, 2010.

3. Geography: A Lady by Midnight(blue cover)01/03

4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: Doms of Dark Haven(Dark Haven #1) (new author also) 01/06

5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: (a book with a body of water on the cover) Risk Is A Four-Letter Word 01/15

6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): Read a book with some kind of plant or fruit on the cover or the title OR with a farmer main character.
Any Duchess Will Do 01/22 (farmer's daughter, worked on farm)

7. Out with the Old: Read a book that you’ve had on your TBR since last year (2012) or longer OR read one of the 10 oldest books in your TBR.
The Teacher's Billionaire <01/29

8. In with the new: Read a book that is recently released (since Nov 1st or newer). The Summer House 01/31

9. National Blood Donor Month: Read a book with vampires or a main character with a medical profession.
Ethan's Mate 01/28

10. Reader's Choice: Sexy Devil 01/11

A Lady by Midnight (Spindle Cove, #3) by Tessa Dare Doms of Dark Haven (Mountain Masters, #1.5) by Cherise Sinclair Glory in Death (In Death, #2) by J.D. Robb Sexy Devil (Psychic Hunters #1) by Sasha White Risk Is A Four-Letter Word (Four-Letter Word #1) by Erin M. Leaf Any Duchess Will Do (Spindle Cove, #4) by Tessa Dare Ethan's Mate (The Vampire Coalition, #1) by J.S. Scott The Summer House by Lee Moore The Teacher's Billionaire (The Sherbrookes of Newport, #1) by Christina Tetreault


message 21: by ~KarenH~, Moderator (new)

~KarenH~ | 4212 comments I'm in for all 10!


message 22: by MountainKat, Moderator (new)

MountainKat | 8994 comments I'm in for 10, I'll post as I go!


message 24: by Katharina (last edited Dec 24, 2013 09:00PM) (new)

Katharina | 780 comments January 2014 Monthly Reading Challenge
0/?

1. 'J'anuary
Defy Not the Heart Johanna Lindsey

2. Courtney
TBD

3. West Virginia (Blue)
Joining Johanna Lindsey

4. New Year's Day
The Return of Rafe MacKade Nora Roberts

5. Epiphany (Germany)
A Bed of Spices Barbara Samuel

6. Harvest (Farmer)
The Fall of Shane MacKade Nora Roberts

7. Out with the old
The Pride of Jared MacKade Nora Roberts

8. In with the new
The Luckiest Lady in London Sherry Thomas

9. Blood Donor Month (Doctor)
When Beauty Tamed the Beast Eloisa James

10. My Pick
The Heart of Devin MacKade Nora Roberts

Defy Not the Heart (Shefford's Knights, #1) by Johanna Lindsey Joining (Shefford's Knights, #2) by Johanna Lindsey The Return of Rafe MacKade (The MacKade Brothers, #1) by Nora Roberts A Bed of Spices by Barbara Samuel The Fall of Shane MacKade (The MacKade Brothers, #4) by Nora Roberts The Pride of Jared MacKade (The MacKade Brothers, #2) by Nora Roberts The Luckiest Lady in London by Sherry Thomas When Beauty Tamed the Beast (Fairy Tales, #2) by Eloisa James The Heart of Devin MacKade (The MacKade Brothers, #3) by Nora Roberts


message 25: by Breann (last edited Dec 26, 2013 08:59AM) (new)

Breann | 2362 comments Read: 0/?


1. 'J' is for January: Aaron by JP Barnaby

2. Member of the Month: Man Down (2010)

3. Geography: Catch My Breath

4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: Training Season

5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: Under Contract

6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): Bayou Moon

7. Out with the Old: Guilty Pleasures

8. In with the new: Different Strokes

9. National Blood Donor Month: Winter Winds

10. Reader's Choice:

Aaron (Survivor Stories #1) by J.P. Barnaby Man Down (EMS Heat, #2) by Stephani Hecht Catch My Breath by M.J. O'Shea Training Season by Leta Blake Under Contract by Helen Saito Bayou Moon (The Edge, #2) by Ilona Andrews Guilty Pleasures by Kitty Thomas Different Strokes by Nico Jaye Winter Winds by Missouri Dalton


message 26: by Tina (last edited Jan 31, 2014 06:20AM) (new)

Tina (whitley97) | 226 comments I'm in for 5!! Done with 5 will try for 8!!
Read 7

1. 'J' is for January: Jill MylesWicked Games

3. Geography: Saved by the Spell

4. New Year's Day: I'll Be Damned

7. Out with the Old: Forever

8. In with the new: Scarred By Love

9. National Blood Donor Month: Only Vampires Cry Blood

10. Reader's Choice: A Taste of Pearl

I'll Be Damned (Anna Wolfe Series) by Casey Keen Only Vampires Cry Blood (Alexa O'Brien, Huntress, #3) by Trina M. Lee Saved by the Spell (Anna Wolfe Series, Book #2) by Casey Keen A Taste of Pearl by Arianne Richmonde Scarred By Love by C.A. Harms Forever (Forever, #1) by Eve Newton Wicked Games (Games, #1) by Jill Myles


message 27: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (shylersmom) | 107 comments I'm in! I will post my books when I figure them out!


message 28: by Gea (last edited Jan 19, 2014 01:11AM) (new)

Gea (Gea89) | 545 comments RRRC: January Monthly Challenge
Duration: January 1st - January 31st
5/5 - DONE


3. Geography: Raid by Kristen Ashley (9/1) *****
4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: Enslaved By The Ocean by Bella Jewel (2/1) ****
5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: Love in the Afternoon by Lisa Kleypas (10/1) *****
8. In with the new: Tainted by Jamie Begley (18/1) *****
10. Reader's Choice: Mackenzie's Mission by Linda Howard (4/1) *****

Raid (Unfinished Hero, #3) by Kristen Ashley Enslaved by the Ocean (Criminals of the Ocean, #1) by Bella Jewel Love in the Afternoon (The Hathaways, #5) by Lisa Kleypas Tainted (The VIP Room, #2) by Jamie Begley Mackenzie's Mission (Mackenzie Family, #2) by Linda Howard


message 29: by Penney (new)

Penney (pschoener) | 3553 comments I'm in for all 10! I'll post a tentative list soon.


message 30: by Nadine Bookaholic (last edited Jan 31, 2014 01:33PM) (new)

Nadine Bookaholic (NadinesObsessedwithBooks) | 923 comments RRRC: January Monthly Challenge
Duration: January 1st - January 31st
Completed 10/10


1. 'J' is for January: Secret Guardian finished 1/3

2. Member of the Month: Courtney - a book published in August of any year. And Then Run finished 1/5

3. Geography: OR a book with a gold or blue cover. Play It Safe finished 1/31

4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: One Night Forever finished 1/25

5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: body of water on the cover. Lengths finished 1/26

6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): Safer Outside finished 1/26

7. Out with the Old: Wicked and Dangerous finished 1/16

8. In with the new: Gabriel's Redemption finished 1/10

9. National Blood Donor Month: Read a book with vampires or a main character with a medical profession. Breaking Perfect finished 1/21

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice. Lover Undercover finished 1/3


message 31: by Stephanie (last edited Dec 21, 2013 08:21PM) (new)

Stephanie | 338 comments January Monthly Challenge
Complete: 0/10

1. 'J' is for January: A Heart So Wild by Johanna Lindsey

2. Member of the Month: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

3. Geography: Touch and Go by Lisa Gardner

4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: Wallbanger by Alice Clayton

5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: The Silver Devil by Teresa Denys

6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): The Raven and the Rose by Virginia Henley

7. Out with the Old: When You Dare by Lori Foster

8. In with the new: Last Hit by Jessica Clare

9. National Blood Donor Month: I'll Be Slaying You by Cynthia Eden

10. Reader's Choice: Broken by Kelley Armstrong

A Heart So Wild (Straton Family, #1) by Johanna Lindsey Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater Touch & Go by Lisa Gardner Wallbanger (Cocktail, #1) by Alice Clayton The Silver Devil by Teresa Denys The Raven and the Rose by Virginia Henley When You Dare (Men Who Walk the Edge of Honor, #1) by Lori Foster Last Hit (Hitman, #1) by Jessica Clare I'll Be Slaying You (Night Watch, #2) by Cynthia Eden Broken (Women of the Otherworld, # 6) by Kelley Armstrong


message 32: by Shelby (last edited Jan 29, 2014 04:45PM) (new)

Shelby (Stang_Lee) | 1089 comments 10/10 - Complete yay!


1. J is for January - Muscling Through (1/22) ★★★
2. Member of the Month - Caught (1/26) ★★★★½
3. Geography - Sticks & Stones (1/21) ★★★½
4. New Year's Day - Spice ‘n’ Solace (1/2) ★★★★★
5. Epiphany - Breaking Cover (1/27) ★★★★★
6. Makara Sankranthi - Hainted (1/8) ★★★★★
7. Out with the Old - Chase in Shadow (1/29) ★★★★
8. In with the New - Back To You (1/7) ★★★★½
9. National Blood Donor Month - Break and Enter (1/25) ★★★★
10. Choice - The Rebuilding Year (1/15) ★★★★★

Muscling Through by J.L. Merrow Caught by A.B. Gayle Sticks & Stones (Cut & Run, #2) by Madeleine Urban Spice ‘n’ Solace (Galactic Alliance #1) by K.C. Burn Breaking Cover (Life Lessons, #2) by Kaje Harper Hainted by Jordan L. Hawk Chase in Shadow (Johnnies, #1) by Amy Lane Back To You (Second Chances, #1) by Leighton Rose Break and Enter by Rachel Haimowitz The Rebuilding Year by Kaje Harper


message 33: by Roohani (new)

Roohani | 2 comments I am in. Can I post my books one by one as I read?


message 34: by Patty (new)

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


message 35: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (Elizabeth_Greece) | 1364 comments Roohani wrote: "I am in. Can I post my books one by one as I read?"

Absolutely! Also, even if you post your books now you can change books during the challenge.


message 36: by Jaime (new)

Jaime Mccurley (jaimemccrl4) | 76 comments Gonna try for 10.. Will post later when I have time to pick them.


message 37: by Erin (new)

Erin H | 758 comments I'm in for 5!


message 38: by Fran, Moderator (new)

Fran | 9346 comments Shelby wrote: "0/10


1. J is for January - Muscling Through
2. Member of the Month - Caught
3. Geography - Double Down
4. New Year's Day - [book:Spice ‘n’ Solace|103..."


Shelby, you are reading two of my favorites in January- Muscling Through and Quinn's Hart - I hope you like them!


message 39: by KarenF (new)

KarenF (CleoCleveland) | 1099 comments I'll start with 5. May bump it up to 8.

0/5 Read

1. J is for January: A Kiss at Midnight by Eloisa James
2. Hi Courtney! Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn
3. West Virginia: Northern Lights by Nora Roberts (blue cover)
4. New Years Day: TBD
5. National Blood Donor's Month: Immortal Ever After by Lynsay Sands

A Kiss at Midnight (Fairy Tales, #1) by Eloisa James Silent in the Grave (Lady Julia, #1) by Deanna Raybourn Northern Lights by Nora Roberts Immortal Ever After (Argeneau, #18) by Lynsay Sands


message 40: by Shelby (new)

Shelby (Stang_Lee) | 1089 comments Fran wrote: "Shelby wrote: "0/10


1. J is for January - Muscling Through
2. Member of the Month - Caught
3. Geography - Double Down
4. New Year's Day - [book:Spice..."


Hehehe I hope so. They're both Gang Bang picks for me in the MM Romance Group so I'm getting double duty out of them. :D


message 41: by MountainKat, Moderator (new)

MountainKat | 8994 comments Shelby wrote: "Hehehe I hope so. They're both Gang Bang picks for me in the MM Romance Group so I'm getting double duty out of them. :D"

Gotta love multitasking!!


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Jaime Mccurley (jaimemccrl4) | 76 comments 2/10
J is for January- Midnight Frost Jan. 14th ***
Member of the Month- Enclave
Gold cover- The 5th Wave
Jan. 1 - Beautiful Creatures
Epiphany- Undertow
Jan. 14- Snakeroot
Out with the Old- Dream Man
In with the New- Broken Dove Jan 11 ****
Blood Drive- Bound by Night
Reader's Choice- On Midnight Wings


message 43: by Netanella (new)

Netanella | 439 comments I'm in for all 10 - hunting down the books now!

RRRC 2014 January Monthly Challenge

READ 0/10

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

2. Member of the Month: Courtney - Courtney has been a member of the RRRC since August, 2010. Here is the link to Courtney's shelves. Please read a book from any of Courtney's shelves or a book published in 2010 or a book published in August of any year.

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from West Virginia.
Alternatively, you may read a book set during the American Civil War, a book with a musician main character OR a book with a gold or blue cover.

4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s Day: Read the first book in a series OR a book by a new to you author:

5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: Since it commemorates the baptism of Jesus Christ and is an official holiday in many European countries, read a book set in a European country OR a book with a body of water on the cover.

6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): Read a book with some kind of plant or fruit on the cover or the title OR with a farmer main character.

7. Out with the Old: Read a book that you’ve had on your TBR since last year (2012) or longer OR read one of the 10 oldest books in your TBR.
8. In with the New: Read a book that is recently released (since Nov 1st or newer).

9. National Blood Donor Month: Read a book with vampires or a main character with a medical profession.

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


message 44: by Lacy (new)

Lacy (Lacy_Stewart) | 1810 comments I'm in!


message 45: by Mary Ann (new)

Mary Ann (mgilbert1112) | 167 comments 0/10 Completed

1. J is for January: Jaded
2. Member of Month: Entangled
3. Geography: Love's Rhythm
4. New Year's Day: Reaching Out For You
5. Epiphany: Avengement
6. Festival of Harvest: Tragic
7. Out with the Old: Unleashed
8. In with the New: Fallen Crest Public
9. National Blood Donor Month: A Shade of Vampire
10. Reader's Choice: Nothing's Shocking


message 46: by Dragana (new)

Dragana (bookwormdreams) | 902 comments I neglected these challenges in 2013 but I remember having much fun in 2012 so I am going to give them a try again in 2014. I'm going to be ambitious and go with 10 books. :)


message 47: by Penney (new)

Penney (pschoener) | 3553 comments My Tentative List…

January Monthly Challenge ~ 2014
Duration: Jan 1 ~ Jan 31, 2014
0/10 Read

1. 'J' is for…:
J.A. Redmerski, The Edge of Never
2. Hi Courtney!: Divergent by Veronica Roth
3. West Virginia Gold: The Pagan Stone by Nora Roberts
4. Happy New Year!: Beauty Touched the Beast by Skye Warren
5. Epiphany: That Summer in Cornwall by Ciji Ware
6. Makara Sankranthi: From This Moment On by Bella Andre
7. Out With the Old: Wanderlust by Ann Aguirre
8. In With the New: World After by Susan Ee
9. Blood Donor Month: Shaken by Dee Tenorio
10. It's My Party!: Love and Lists by Tara Sivec

The Edge of Never (The Edge of Never, #1) by J.A. Redmerski Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth The Pagan Stone (Sign of Seven, #3) by Nora Roberts Beauty Touched the Beast (Beauty, #1) by Skye Warren That Summer in Cornwall by Ciji Ware From This Moment On (The Sullivans, #2) by Bella Andre Wanderlust (Sirantha Jax, #2) by Ann Aguirre World After (Penryn & the End of Days, #2) by Susan Ee Shaken by Dee Tenorio Love and Lists (Chocoholics, #1) by Tara Sivec


message 48: by April (last edited Jan 31, 2014 10:14AM) (new)

April | 26 comments Count me In. I plan to read at least 5.

January 2014 Monthly Challenge
Complete: 5/5


1. 'J' is for January: Searching for Someday by Jennifer Probst 1/30

3. Geography: All the Pretty Lies 1/5 (gold lettering/gold cover)

4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: Fixed on You 1/14

8. In with the new: Drew + Fable Forever 1/26

10. Reader's Choice: Facade 1/11


message 49: by Fran, Moderator (last edited Jan 04, 2014 01:30PM) (new)

Fran | 9346 comments January Monthly Challenge
2/? Read

1. 'J' is for January:Josephine Myles,Handle with Care

2. Member of the Month: Courtney - Courtney has been a member of the RRRC since August, 2010. Here is the link to Courtney's shelves. Please read a book from any of Courtney's shelves or a book published in 2010 or a book published in August of any year.

3. Geography: Blue Cover-Love on a Wing and a Prayer 1/4 (4.5*)

4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: Read the first book in a series OR a book by a new to you author:The Proposition

5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: Since it commemorates the baptism of Jesus Christ and is an official holiday in many European countries, read a book set in a European country OR a book with a body of water on the cover.

6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): trees on cover- Unexpected Gifts 1/4 (3.5*)

7. Out with the Old:The Burn List

8. In with the new:Released 12/2013-Tipsy

9. National Blood Donor Month: Read a book with vampires or a main character with a medical profession.

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


Love on a Wing and a Prayer by T.A. Webb Tipsy (Take It Off, #5) by Cambria Hebert The Burn List by Julia Devlin Handle with Care by Josephine Myles The Proposition (The Plus One Chronicles, #1) by Jennifer Lyon Unexpected Gifts (Castle Mountain Lodge, #1) by Elena Aitken


message 50: by Kme_17 (last edited Jan 30, 2014 09:49PM) (new)

Kme_17 | 107 comments 2014 January Monthly Challenge
5/10


1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.Two for the Dough

2. Member of the Month: Courtney - Courtney has been a member of the RRRC since August, 2010. Here is the link to Courtney's shelves. Please read a book from any of Courtney's shelves or a book published in 2010 or a book published in August of any year.

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

Facts about West Virginia:
★It was one of two states formed during the American Civil War
★Several Appalachian music festivals take place in the state.
★The state’s colors are old gold and blue

Alternatively, you may read a book set during the American Civil War, a book with a musician main character OR a book with a gold or blue cover.Backfire

4. Jan. 1 - New Year’s day: Read the first book in a series OR a book by a new to you author: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

5. Jan. 6 – Epiphany: Since it commemorates the baptism of Jesus Christ and is an official holiday in many European countries, read a book set in a European country OR a book with a body of water on the cover.The Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times

6. Jan. 14 - Makara Sankranthi (Festival of Harvest): Read a book with some kind of plant or fruit on the cover or the title OR with a farmer main character.

7. Out with the Old: Read a book that you’ve had on your TBR since last year (2012) or longer OR read one of the 10 oldest books in your TBR.The Night Circus

8. In with the new: Read a book that is recently released (since Nov 1st or newer).

9. National Blood Donor Month: Read a book with vampires or a main character with a medical profession.

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


Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum, #2) by Janet Evanovich Backfire (FBI Thriller, #16) by Catherine Coulter Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Charlie Bucket, #1) by Roald Dahl The Midwife A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times by Jennifer Worth The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern


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