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Elke (ejurca) | 1737 comments 2014 May Monthly Challenge -Participants Thread

This thread is for the participants to post their list and update their progress. The suggestions thread is located here https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


1. ‘M’ is for May: Read a book that starts with 'M' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'M'.

2. Member of the Month: Jojo- Jojo has been a member of the RRRC since August 2011. Here is the link to Jojo’s shelveshttps://www.goodreads.com/review/list... Please read a book from any of Jojo's shelves; a book published in 2011; or in August of any year.

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

Fun Facts About Finland:
★The amount you get fined for speeding in Finland depends on the amount you earn. Traffic fines are based on two factors: the severity of the offense and the driver’s income.

★Finland is known to be the Land of a Thousand Lakes. There are exactly 187,888 lakes (larger than 500 m²) and 179,584 islands within the territory of Finland.

★It is also called The Land of Midnight Sun, because in June and July the sun shines all day and all night in the north, not dropping below the horizon.



You may also read a book that is about cars, speeding, or law enforcement; a book that is set near a body of water or has a lake/water on the cover; or read a book that is set in summer (June & July in the US is summer) or has a sun on the cover.

4. May Day (May 1): Spring is in the air! Read a book that the genre, author, or series is new to you.

5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): Read a book that is 5th in the series, takes place in Mexico, has a character that is Mexican, or a book with five words in the title.

6. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Read a book that is about teaching (can be any type of teaching, maybe an “experienced” person teaches an “inexperienced” person ), has a character that is a teacher or has an apple on the cover

7. .Mother’s Day (May 11):Read a book where a character in the story is a mother/mother figure, caretaker, pregnant, or has kids.

8. Memorial Day (May 26):Read a book that is about being in the military and/or someone who has served.

9. May Flowers: May’s flower is Lily of the Valley, read a book with a character or author with the name Lily or any other flower name; or has a scene that traditionally involves flowers ( garden party, wedding, funeral etc ) ; the name of a flower in the title or series name; or any book that has flowers on the cover.

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

Challenge Duration: May 1 to May 31, 2014

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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Elke (ejurca) | 1737 comments Res


message 3: by Elke (last edited Apr 21, 2014 02:05PM) (new)

Elke (ejurca) | 1737 comments I am in for 10!


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MountainKat | 8667 comments I'm in for all 10!


message 5: by Susan A (last edited May 16, 2014 06:04PM) (new)

Susan A | 823 comments 2014 May Monthly Challenge

Read 10/10 Complete May 16


M is for May: Merrow, JL Trick of Time May 8 ★★★
Member of the Month: Jojo 2011 You and a Billion Blue Tiles May 6 ★★★★
Geography: Finland When Love Gets Hairy May 1 ★★★
May Day Dianne Hartsock Off Sides May 5 ★★
Cinco de mayo I Can See For Miles May 3 ★★★
National Teacher’s Day Promises May 13 ★★★★★
Mother's Day Serendipity Kit May 16 ★★
Memorial Day The Only One Who Knows May 6 ★★★★
May Flowers Poppy Dennison Accidental Alpha May 7 ★★★
Reader's Choice Ass Over Teacup May 5 ★★★

Trick of Time by J.L. Merrow You and a Billion Blue Tiles by Missy Welsh When Love Gets Hairy (Provincetown, #3) by Jacob Z. Flores Off Sides by Dianne Hartsock I Can See For Miles by Lisa Worrall Promises (Coda Books, #1) by Marie Sexton Serendipity Kit by Connie Bailey The Only One Who Knows (The Only One, #1) by Cat Grant Accidental Alpha (Pack Partners, #1) by Poppy Dennison Ass Over Teacup by Jackie Nacht


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Ora (oeamis) May Monthly Challenge
10/10


M is for May: Never Seduce a Scot Maya Banks 05/05
Member of the Month: The Darkest Surrender Gena Showalter 05/03
Geography: The Day He Kissed Her Juliana Stone 05/19
May Day (May 1): Wicked Nights Gena Showalter05/09
Cinco De Mayo (May 5): One Grave at a Time Jeaniene Frost 05/12
National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Texture of Intimacy Nalini Singh 05/10
Mother’s Day (May 11): The Trap Beverley Kendall 05/13
Memorial Day (May 26): Wish for You Marquita Valentine 05/19
May Flowers: Maybe Matt's Miracle Tammy Falkner 05/15
Reader's Choice: The Darkest Seduction Gena Showalter 05/07
Never Seduce a Scot (The Montgomerys and Armstrongs, #1) by Maya Banks The Darkest Surrender (Lords of the Underworld, #8) by Gena Showalter The Day He Kissed Her (Bad Boys of Crystal Lake, #3) by Juliana Stone Wicked Nights (Angels of the Dark, #1) by Gena Showalter One Grave at a Time (Night Huntress #6) by Jeaniene Frost Texture of Intimacy (Psy-Changeling, #10.5) by Nalini Singh The Trap (Trapped #0.5) by Beverley Kendall Wish for You (Boys of the South, #4) by Marquita Valentine Maybe Matt's Miracle (The Reed Brothers, #4) by Tammy Falkner The Darkest Seduction (Lords of the Underworld, #9) by Gena Showalter


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Ty  | 1943 comments in for 10


message 8: by Susan (new)

Susan (Scoutmomskf) | 1319 comments I'm in for all 10, but when I click on jojo's link it takes me to my own book page :-(


message 9: by Bookchaser (last edited May 02, 2014 01:09AM) (new)

Bookchaser | 1564 comments 2014 May Monthly Challenge

0/10 Completed

01. ‘M’ is for May: Read a book that starts with 'M' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'M'.
Montana Bride by Jillian Hart
OR
The Magic by Juliana Garnett
OR
Fair Play by Deirdre Martin
02. Member of the Month: Jojo ~ Jojo has been a member of the RRRC since August 2011. Please read a book from any of Jojo's shelves; a book published in 2011; or in August of any year.
Hard Lovin' Man by Lorraine Heath
OR
Crystal Gardens by Amanda Quick
OR
Heart of Obsidian by Nalini Singh
03. Geography: Finland ~ Read a book whose author, character, or setting is from Finland.
You may also read a book that is about cars, speeding, or law enforcement; a book that is set near a body of water or has a lake/water on the cover; or read a book that is set in summer (June & July in the US is summer) or has a sun on the cover.
Jacked Up by Erin McCarthy
OR
Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich
OR
A Lot like Love by Julie James
OR
The Chance by Robyn Carr
04. May Day (May 1): Spring is in the air! Read a book that the genre, author, or series is new to you.
Ill Wind by Rachel Caine
OR
Beyond the Rain by Jess Granger
05. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): Read a book that is 5th in the series, takes place in Mexico, has a character that is Mexican, or a book with five words in the title.
Hunger Untamed by Pamela Palmer
OR
Anne's House of Dreams by L.M. Montgomery
06. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Read a book that is about teaching (can be any type of teaching, maybe an “experienced” person teaches an “inexperienced” person ), has a character that is a teacher or has an apple on the cover.
True Colors by Thea Harrison
OR
Thunder & Roses by Mary Jo Putney
OR
One Reckless Summer by Toni Blake
07. Mother’s Day (May 11): Read a book where a character in the story is a mother/mother figure, caretaker, pregnant, or has kids.
No One But You by Leigh Greenwood
OR
Marriage on Demand by Susan Mallery
08. Memorial Day (May 26): Read a book that is about being in the military and/or someone who has served.
A Time For Home by Alexis Morgan
OR
Head Over Heels by Susan Andersen
09. May Flowers: May’s flower is Lily of the Valley, read a book with a character or author with the name Lily or any other flower name; or has a scene that traditionally involves flowers ( garden party, wedding, funeral etc ) ; the name of a flower in the title or series name; or any book that has flowers on the cover.
Rose by Leigh Greenwood
OR
Amazon Lily by Theresa Weir
10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.


XXX Montana Bride by Jillian HartXXX The Magic by Juliana GarnettXXX Fair Play (New York Blades, #2) by Deirdre MartinXXX Hard Lovin' Man (Contemporary Duo, #1) by Lorraine HeathXXX Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street, #1) by Amanda QuickXXX Heart of Obsidian (Psy-Changeling, #12) by Nalini SinghXXX Jacked Up (Fast Track, #6) by Erin McCarthyXXX Notorious Nineteen (Stephanie Plum, #19) by Janet EvanovichXXX A Lot like Love (FBI / US Attorney, #2) by Julie JamesXXX The Chance (Thunder Point, #4) by Robyn CarrXXX Ill Wind (Weather Warden, #1) by Rachel CaineXXX Beyond the Rain (Realms Beyond, #1) by Jess GrangerXXX Hunger Untamed (Feral Warriors, #5) by Pamela PalmerXXX Anne's House of Dreams (Anne of Green Gables, #5) by L.M. MontgomeryXXX True Colors (Elder Races #3.5) by Thea HarrisonXXX Thunder & Roses (Fallen Angels #1) by Mary Jo PutneyXXX One Reckless Summer (Destiny, #1) by Toni BlakeXXX No One But You by Leigh GreenwoodXXX Marriage on Demand (Silhouette Special Edition, #939) by Susan MalleryXXX A Time For Home (Snowberry Creek, #1) by Alexis MorganXXX Head Over Heels by Susan AndersenXXX Rose (Seven Brides, #1) by Leigh GreenwoodXXX Amazon Lily by Theresa WeirXXX


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Barbara ★ | 3014 comments Susan wrote: "I'm in for all 10, but when I click on jojo's link it takes me to my own book page :-("

Me too. I thought I was nuts. :)


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Barbara ★ | 3014 comments I'm in for 8 but hoping to find all 10.


READ: 0/8

1. ‘M’ is for May: Read a book that starts with 'M' or a book whose author starts with 'M'.
Loving A Lost Lord - Mary Jo Putney

2. Member of the Month: Jojo- Jojo has been a member of the RRRC since August 2011.
Extreme Exposure - Pamela Clare

3. Geography: Finland- Read a book whose author, character, or setting is from Finland.
Cross Country - James Patterson (m.c. is a cop)

4. May Day (May 1): Spring is in the air! Read a book that the genre, author, or series is new to you.
The Ice Princess - Camilla Läckberg (new author)

5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): Read a book that is 5th in the series, takes place in Mexico, has a character that is Mexican, or a book with five words in the title.
Wilder - Christina Dodd (The Chosen Ones 05)

6. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Read a book that is about teaching (can be any type of teaching, maybe an “experienced” person teaches an “inexperienced” person ), has a character that is a teacher or has an apple on the cover
TBD

7. Mother’s Day (May 11):Read a book where a character in the story is a mother/mother figure, caretaker, pregnant, or has kids.
TBD

8. Memorial Day (May 26):Read a book that is about being in the military and/or someone who has served.
TBD

9. May Flowers: May’s flower is Lily of the Valley, read a book with a character or author with the name Lily or any other flower name; or has a scene that traditionally involves any book that has flowers on the cover.
Forever and a Day - Jill Shalvis

10. Reader's Choice: Eat Prey Love - Kerrelyn Sparks

Loving A Lost Lord (Lost Lords #1) by Mary Jo Putney Extreme Exposure (I-Team, #1) by Pamela Clare Cross Country (Alex Cross, #14) by James Patterson The Ice Princess (Patrik Hedström, #1) by Camilla Läckberg Wilder (The Chosen Ones, #5) by Christina Dodd[TBD][TBD][TBD] Forever and a Day (Lucky Harbor, #6) by Jill Shalvis Eat Prey Love (Love at Stake, #9) by Kerrelyn Sparks


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Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (Shuga) | 881 comments 1. ‘M’ is for May: Read a book that starts with 'M' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'M'. Murder by Mocha, cleo coyle

2. Member of the Month: Jojo- Jojo has been a member of the RRRC since August 2011. Here is the link to Jojo’s shelves https://www.goodreads.com/review/list... - Please read a book from any of Jojo's shelves; a book published in 2011; or in August of any year. The Collector, nora roberts

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

Fun Facts About Finland:
★The amount you get fined for speeding in Finland depends on the amount you earn. Traffic fines are based on two factors: the severity of the offense and the driver’s income.

★Finland is known to be the Land of a Thousand Lakes. There are exactly 187,888 lakes (larger than 500 m²) and 179,584 islands within the territory of Finland.

★It is also called The Land of Midnight Sun, because in June and July the sun shines all day and all night in the north, not dropping below the horizon.

You may also read a book that is about cars, speeding, or law enforcement; a book that is set near a body of water or has a lake/water on the cover; or read a book that is set in summer (June & July in the US is summer) or has a sun on the cover.
The 8th Confession, james patterson

4. May Day (May 1): Spring is in the air! Read a book that the genre, author, or series is new to you. This Pen For Hire, laura levine

5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): Read a book that is 5th in the series, takes place in Mexico, has a character that is Mexican, or a book with five words in the title. No Good Duke Goes Unpunished, sarah maclean

6. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Read a book that is about teaching (can be any type of teaching, maybe an “experienced” person teaches an “inexperienced” person ), has a character that is a teacher or has an apple on the cover Laced with Magic, barbara bretton

7. .Mother’s Day (May 11): Read a book where a character in the story is a mother/mother figure, caretaker, pregnant, or has kids. English Tea Murder. leslie meier

8. Memorial Day (May 26): Read a book that is about being in the military and/or someone who has served. Moonlight Road, robyn carr

9. May Flowers: May’s flower is Lily of the Valley, read a book with a character or author with the name Lily or any other flower name; or has a scene that traditionally involves flowers ( garden party, wedding, funeral etc ) ; the name of a flower in the title or series name; or any book that has flowers on the cover. Where Azaleas Bloom, sherryl woods

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice. Dead Beautiful, yvonne woon


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I thought I was crazy but I see other people are having a problem with the link taking to their selves.

I think I shall try this one for May. I think I will take 8

8/8 DONE

1. ‘M’ is for May: Georgia on My Mind by Marie Force Georgia on my Mind Marie Force 5/14/2014

2. Member of the Month: JoJo Tall, Dark, and Deadly by Heather GrahamTall, Dark and Deadly Heather Graham 05/12/2014

3. May Day (May 1): New Author and series for me. Heart of the Hunter (Dragon Chalice, #1) by Tina St. JohnHeart of the Hunter by Tina St John aka Lara Adrian 5/17/2014

4. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): A Dark Champion (Brotherhood/MacAllister, #5) by Kinley MacGregor ]The Dark Champion Kinley MacGregor 5/22/2014

5. Mother’s Day (May 11): Colby's Child by Patricia WattersColby's Child Patricia
Watters 5/08/2014

6. Memorial Day (May 26): Cover Me (Elite Force, #1) by Catherine Mann Cover Me Catherine Mann 5/24/2014

7. May Flowers: Texas Lily by Patricia Rice Texas Lily Patrica Rice 5/09/2014

8. Reader's Choice: Taming the Scotsman (Brotherhood/MacAllister, #4) by Kinley MacGregor Taming the Scotsman Kinley MacGregor 5/19/2014


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Rissa | 278 comments I'm in! :)

Romance Readers Reading Challenges - 2014 May Monthly Challenge 0/10 read

1. ‘M’ is for May: Read a book that starts with 'M' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'M' . Mayon

2. Member of the Month: Jojo- Jojo has been a member of the RRRC since August 2011. Here is the link to Jojo’s shelves https://www.goodreads.com/review/list... - Please read a book from any of Jojo's shelves; a book published in 2011; or in August of any year . The Trouble With Tony

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

Fun Facts About Finland:
★The amount you get fined for speeding in Finland depends on the amount you earn. Traffic fines are based on two factors: the severity of the offense and the driver’s income.

★Finland is known to be the Land of a Thousand Lakes. There are exactly 187,888 lakes (larger than 500 m²) and 179,584 islands within the territory of Finland.

★It is also called The Land of Midnight Sun, because in June and July the sun shines all day and all night in the north, not dropping below the horizon.

You may also read a book that is about cars, speeding, or law enforcement; a book that is set near a body of water or has a lake/water on the cover; or read a book that is set in summer (June & July in the US is summer) or has a sun on the cover . Shining in the Sun

4. May Day (May 1): Spring is in the air! Read a book that the genre, author , or series is new to you . Piper

5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): Read a book that is 5th in the series, takes place in Mexico, has a character that is Mexican, or a book with five words in the title . The Auspicious Troubles of Chance

6. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Read a book that is about teaching (can be any type of teaching, maybe an “experienced” person teaches an “inexperienced” person ) , has a character that is a teacher or has an apple on the cover Butterfly Hunter

7. Mother’s Day (May 11):Read a book where a character in the story is a mother/mother figure , caretaker, pregnant, or has kids . Aftermath

8. Memorial Day (May 26):Read a book that is about being in the military and/or someone who has served . The Englor Affair

9. May Flowers: May’s flower is Lily of the Valley, read a book with a character or author with the name Lily or any other flower name; or has a scene that traditionally involves flowers ( garden party, wedding, funeral etc ) ; the name of a flower in the title or series name; or any book that has flowers on the cover. Gay as Mardi Gras

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

Mayon by Mickie B. Ashling The Trouble With Tony (Sex in Seattle, #1) by Eli Easton Shining in the Sun by Alex Beecroft Piper by Leona Carver The Auspicious Troubles of Chance (The Auspicious Troubles of Love, #1) by Charlie Cochet Butterfly Hunter (Butterfly Hunter #1) by Julie Bozza Aftermath (Aftermath, #1) by Cara Dee The Englor Affair (Sci-Regency #2) by J.L. Langley Gay as Mardi Gras by Lily Velden Perfect Imperfections by Cardeno C.


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Elke (ejurca) | 1737 comments Sorry guys and thanks for your patience for this newbie host!! The original is fixed...Fran thanks for all your help!!


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Fran | 9119 comments Elke wrote: "Sorry guys and thanks for your patience for this newbie host!! The original is fixed...Fran thanks for all your help!!"

my pleasure Elke! thanks so much for hosting!


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Maggie (magzzzz) | 84 comments I'm in for 10. :)

May Monthly Reading Challenge
Duration 5/1-5/31
Completed:9/10



1. ‘M’ is for May:

Party Naked by: Mari Carr 5/4 ***

2. Member of the Month [Jojo-Jojo]:

Practice Makes Perfect 5/11 ****

3. law enforcement
Asking for Trouble

4. May Day (May 1):

Razer's Ride 5/11 ****

5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5):

Ceremony in Death (book 5)5/22 ****

6. National Teacher’s Day (May 6):

Never Seduce a Scoundrel 5/25 ****

7. Mother’s Day (May 11)
Justice 5/20 ****

8. Memorial Day (May 26):

The Englor Affair 5/17 **

9. May Flowers:

Amaryllis 5/10 ****

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

Outlander 5/19 ****


To Read

Asking for Trouble (Line of Duty, #4) by Tessa Bailey


Finished

Party Naked (Cocktales #1) by Mari Carr Amaryllis (St. Helen's, #1) by Jayne Castle Practice Makes Perfect by Julie James Razer's Ride (The Last Riders, #1) by Jamie Begley The Englor Affair (Sci-Regency #2) by J.L. Langley Outlander (Outlander, #1) by Diana Gabaldon Justice (New Species, #4) by Laurann Dohner Ceremony in Death (In Death, #5) by J.D. Robb Never Seduce a Scoundrel (School for Heiresses #1) by Sabrina Jeffries


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Fran | 9119 comments 2014 May Monthly Challenge

Read 0/6

M is for May:Monica
Member of the Month: Jojo -2011- Red Fox
Geography: Finland - water- Sin at Sea
May Day -new author- First Night
Cinco de mayo
National Teacher’s Day -dog trainer- Leashed
Mother's Day - Love Comes Silently
Memorial Day
May Flowers - Sing
Reader's Choice- The Boss


Sing (Songs of Submission, #7) by C.D. Reiss First Night (Seductive Nights, #0.5) by Lauren Blakely Red Fox (Experiment in Terror, #2) by Karina Halle Sin at Sea (Sinful, #1) by Emma Nichols Monica (Songs of Submission, #7.5) by C.D. Reiss Love Comes Silently (Senses, #1) by Andrew Grey Leashed (Going to the Dogs, #1) by Zoe Dawson The Boss (The Boss, #1) by Abigail Barnette


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

1. ‘M’ is for May: Read a book that starts with 'M' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'M'.
Xavier (Men of Steel, #4) by M.J. FieldsXavier: Men of Steel by MJ Fields 05/09/14 ****

2. Member of the Month: Jojo- Elly in Bloom by Colleen OakesElly in Bloom by Colleen Oakes 05/07/14 ****

3. Geography: Finland- Read a book whose author, character, or setting is from Finland.
Purge by Sofi OksanenPurge by Sofi Oksanen 05/15/14 **** (author from Finland)

4. May Day (May 1): Spring is in the air! Read a book that the genre, author, or series is new to you.
One Moment, One Morning by Sarah RaynerOne Moment, One Morning by Sarah Rayner 05/03/14 *** (author)

5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): Read a book that is 5th in the series, takes place in Mexico, has a character that is Mexican, or a book with five words in the title.
Zia Summer by Rudolfo AnayaZia Summer by Rudolfo Anaya

6. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Read a book that is about teaching (can be any type of teaching, maybe an “experienced” person teaches an “inexperienced” person ), has a character that is a teacher or has an apple on the cover
The Joy Luck Club by Amy TanThe Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan 05/08/14 ****

7. .Mother’s Day (May 11): Read a book where a character in the story is a mother/mother figure, caretaker, pregnant, or has kids.
The Girl in the Green Raincoat (Tess Monaghan, #11) by Laura LippmanThe Girl in the Green Raincoat by Laura Lippmann 05/04/14 *** (pregnant)

8. Memorial Day (May 26): Read a book that is about being in the military and/or someone who has served.
In the Shadow of the Lamp by Susanne DunlapIn the Shadow of the Lamp by Susanne Dunlap 05/08/14 ****

9. May Flowers: May’s flower is Lily of the Valley, read a book with a character or author with the name Lily or any other flower name; or has a scene that traditionally involves flowers ( garden party, wedding, funeral etc ) ; the name of a flower in the title or series name; or any book that has flowers on the cover.
Second Honeymoon (Honeymoon, #2) by James PattersonSecond Honeymoon by James Patterson 05/01/14 **** (wedding)

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
Hugh and Bess A Love Story by Susan HigginbothamHugh and Bess: A Love Story by Susan Higginbotham 05/05/14 ****


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~Melissa~ | 1582 comments 2014 May Monthly Challenge - Participants Thread
5/1 ~ 5/31/14
0/6 read



1. ‘M’ is for May: Read a book that starts with 'M' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'M'.

2. Member of the Month: Jojo- Jojo has been a member of the RRRC since August 2011. Here is the link to Jojo’s shelveshttps://www.goodreads.com/review/list... Please read a book from any of Jojo's shelves; a book published in 2011; or in August of any year.

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

Fun Facts About Finland:
★The amount you get fined for speeding in Finland depends on the amount you earn. Traffic fines are based on two factors: the severity of the offense and the driver’s income.

★Finland is known to be the Land of a Thousand Lakes. There are exactly 187,888 lakes (larger than 500 m²) and 179,584 islands within the territory of Finland.

★It is also called The Land of Midnight Sun, because in June and July the sun shines all day and all night in the north, not dropping below the horizon.


You may also read a book that is about cars, speeding, or law enforcement; a book that is set near a body of water or has a lake/water on the cover; or read a book that is set in summer (June & July in the US is summer) or has a sun on the cover.

4. May Day (May 1): Spring is in the air! Read a book that the genre, author, or series is new to you.

5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): Read a book that is 5th in the series, takes place in Mexico, has a character that is Mexican, or a book with five words in the title.

6. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Read a book that is about teaching (can be any type of teaching, maybe an “experienced” person teaches an “inexperienced” person ), has a character that is a teacher or has an apple on the cover

7. .Mother’s Day (May 11):Read a book where a character in the story is a mother/mother figure, caretaker, pregnant, or has kids.

8. Memorial Day (May 26):Read a book that is about being in the military and/or someone who has served.

9. May Flowers: May’s flower is Lily of the Valley, read a book with a character or author with the name Lily or any other flower name; or has a scene that traditionally involves flowers ( garden party, wedding, funeral etc ) ; the name of a flower in the title or series name; or any book that has flowers on the cover.

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


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Mary Ann (mgilbert1112) | 167 comments I'm in for 10!
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1. ‘M’ is for May: Disastrous

2. Member of the Month: Falling for a Bentley

3. Geography: Finland Fall

4. May Day (May 1): Tall, Tatted and Tempting

5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): Deviation

6. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Getting Dirty

7. .Mother’s Day (May 11): Shattered Ties

8. Memorial Day (May 26): The Good Sister

9. May Flowers: Finding Obscurity

10. Reader's Choice: Precious Consequences


❤Stephanie ღ♥ღMrs Harry Hartღ♥ღ 2014 May Monthly Challenge
Duration:
1st May - 31st
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‘M’ is for May: The Reluctant Lord by Michelle M. Pillow
Member of the Month: Vamps and the City by Kerrelyn Sparks
Geography: law enforcement - Sticks & Stones by Abigail Roux and Madeleine Urban
Cinco De Mayo (May 5): 5th in the series - The Stubborn Lord by Michelle M. Pillow
Memorial Day (May 26): military - A Texan's Luck by Jodi Thomas
May Flowers: The Texan's Reward by Jodi Thomas
Reader's Choice: Shades of Midnight by Lara Adrian

The Reluctant Lord (Dragon Lords, #7) by Michelle M. Pillow Vamps and the City (Love at Stake, #2) by Kerrelyn Sparks Sticks & Stones (Cut & Run, #2) by Abigail Roux The Stubborn Lord (Dragon Lords #6) by Michelle M. Pillow A Texan's Luck (Wife Lottery, #3) by Jodi Thomas The Texan's Reward (Wife Lottery, #4) by Jodi Thomas Shades of Midnight (Midnight Breed, #7) by Lara Adrian


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Ella | 126 comments I'm in for 10.


message 24: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (Elizabeth_Greece) | 1364 comments I'm in for 10!


message 25: by LaurLa (new)

LaurLa | 1815 comments Good luck to you hosting Elke!

I'm in for 10 as well...


message 26: by Angie (new)

Angie | 652 comments 1. ‘M’ is for May: Unknown - Melissa Pearl
2. Member of the Month: Jojo: You Don't Know Jack - Erin McCarthy
3. Geography: Finland- Worth The Risk - Savannah Stuart
4. May Day (May 1): Wild Heat - Bella Andre
5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): Nice Girls Don't Live Forever - Molly Harper
6. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Declan and Tori - Shiloh Walker
7. .Mother’s Day (May 11): The Nerd Who Loved Me - Vicki Lewis Thompson
8. Memorial Day (May 26): Red Heat - Nina Bruhns
9. May Flowers: Taste of Darkness - Maria V Snyder
10. Reader's Choice: Kiss of Darkness - Deborah Cooke
Unknown (The Elements Trilogy, #1) by Melissa Pearl You Don't Know Jack (NY Girlfriends, #2) by Erin McCarthy Worth the Risk (Miami Scorcher #2) by Savannah Stuart Wild Heat (Hot Shots Men of Fire #1) by Bella Andre Nice Girls Don't Live Forever (Jane Jameson, #3) by Molly Harper Declan and Tori (The Hunters, #1) by Shiloh Walker The Nerd Who Loved Me (Nerds, #2) by Vicki Lewis Thompson Red Heat (Men In Uniform, #1) by Nina Bruhns Taste of Darkness (Healer, #3) by Maria V. Snyder Kiss of Darkness (Dragonfire #9.2) by Deborah Cooke


message 27: by Shelby (last edited May 28, 2014 02:07PM) (new)

Shelby (Stang_Lee) | 1058 comments I'm in and holding my space. - COMPLETE

10/10

1. M is for May - A Marrying Man (5/6) ★★★½
2. Member of the Month - Divide & Conquer (5/19) ★★★★★
3. Geography - Criss Cross (5/13) ★★★★
4. May Day - Catch My Breath (5/17) ★★★★½
5. Cinco de Mayo - Armed & Dangerous (5/27) ★★★★★
6. National Teacher's Day - Admit One (5/15) ★★★★½
7. Mother's Day - Frog (5/14) ★★★★★
8. Memorial Day - Racing for the Sun (5/3) ★★★½
9. May Flowers - 18% Gray (5/20) ★★★★½
10. Choice - Taxes and TARDIS (5/12) ★★★★½

A Marrying Man (Men of Manhattan, #2) by Sandrine Gasq-Dion Divide & Conquer (Cut & Run, #4) by Abigail Roux Criss Cross (PsyCop, #2) by Jordan Castillo Price Catch My Breath by M.J. O'Shea Armed & Dangerous (Cut & Run, #5) by Abigail Roux Admit One by Jenna Hilary Sinclair Frog by Mary Calmes Racing for the Sun by Amy Lane 18% Gray (Task Force Iota, #1) by Anne Tenino Taxes and TARDIS by N.R. Walker


message 28: by Lynne (last edited Apr 29, 2014 01:32PM) (new)

Lynne (LoveToReadGal) | 1020 comments MAY (28)
0 of 10 Complete!


1. “M”: Mr. Perfect by Linda Howard
2. Hello Jojo!: Shadow Spell by Nora Roberts
3. Finland: Pelican Point by Donna Kauffman (Law Enforcement)
4. May Day: Boomerang Bride by Fiona Lowe (New author)
5. Cinco De Mayo: The Christmas He Loved Her by Juliana Stone (5 word title)
6. Natl Teacher’s Day: Darius: Lord of Pleasures by Grace Burrowes (teaches)
7. Mother’s Day: The Return of Brody McBride by Jennifer Ryan (Mother)
8. Memorial Day: The Christmas He Loved Her by Juliana Stone (Served)
9. May Flowers: Until There Was You by Kristin Higgins (Heroine – Posey)
10. Reader's Choice: The Law of Attraction by N. M. Silber

To Read:
Mr. Perfect by Linda Howard Shadow Spell (The Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy, #2) by Nora Roberts Pelican Point (Bachelors of Blueberry Cove #1) by Donna Kauffman Boomerang Bride by Fiona Lowe The Christmas He Loved Her (Bad Boys of Crystal Lake, #2) by Juliana Stone Darius Lord of Pleasures (Lonely Lords, #1) by Grace Burrowes The Return of Brody McBride (The McBrides, #1) by Jennifer Ryan The Christmas He Loved Her (Bad Boys of Crystal Lake, #2) by Juliana Stone Until There Was You by Kristan Higgins The Law of Attraction (Lawyers in Love, #1) by N.M. Silber

Complete:


message 29: by Elke (new)

Elke (ejurca) | 1737 comments Laurla wrote: "Good luck to you hosting Elke!

I'm in for 10 as well..."


Thanks Laurla!


message 30: by Logan (last edited Jun 02, 2014 01:58PM) (new)

Logan  (loganturner) | 579 comments I think I'll try for 10 this month!

Completed: 10/10

1. ‘M’ is for May: The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie - finished 5/28
2. Member of the Month - Jojo: Wanting - finished 5/7
3. Geography - Finland - cars/water/summer/sun: Different Strokes - finished 5/12
4. May Day (May 1): Widdershins - finished 5/6
5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): The Lion and the Crow - finished 5/23
6. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Dance With Me - finished 5/16
7. Mother’s Day (May 11): The Eye of God - finished 5/22
8. Memorial Day (May 26): Catch a Ghost - finished 5/11
9. May Flowers: The Chief - finished 5/14
10. Reader's Choice: Red Rising - finished 5/4


message 31: by Lily (last edited May 23, 2014 08:35AM) (new)

Lily (lilygcs) | 183 comments 8/8 ~~ finished May 18th



‘M’ is for May: book starts with 'M' ~ Marriage - A Home Series Celebration by Cardeno C. ~~ Read 05/01/14 ~ 3.5★

Member of the Month: published in 2011 ~ Dirty Kiss by Rhys Ford ~~ Read 05/03/14 ~ 3.5★

Geography: lake/water on cover ~ In the Park, In the Dark by Ally Blue ~~ Read 05/06/14 ~ 3★

May Day: author is new to me ~ The Experiment by Alicia Nordwell ~~ Read 05/18/14 ~ 4★

Cinco De Mayo: book with five word title ~ Once Upon A Haunted Moor by Harper Fox ~~ Read 05/01/14 ~ 4★

Memorial Day: military ~ Sailor Boys by Anthony McDonald ~~ Read 05/11/14 ~ 3★

May Flowers: wedding ~ Unholy Matrimony by Audra Red ~~ Read 05/09/14 ~ 3★

Reader's Choice: Eidolon by Jordan L. Hawk ~~ Read 05/01/14 ~ 4★


message 32: by Raine (last edited May 26, 2014 09:59PM) (new)

Raine (Raine_Renner) | 204 comments RRRC May 2014 Monthly Challenge

***CHALLENGE COMPLETED***

READ: 10/10
✤ - Books I have on Kindle or borrowed from library

✔✤ 01. ‘M’ is for May: Mile High by R.K. Lilley 05/26/14

✔✤ 02. Member of the Month - Jojo: Truce: The Historic Neighbor from Hell by R.L. Mathewson 05/17/14

✔✤ 03. Geography - Finland: The Mane Event by Shelly Laurenston 05/05/14

✔✤ 04. May Day (May 1): Quarterback Blitz by Frances Stockton 05/10/14

✔✤ 05. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): Dimitri by Roxie Rivera (reread) 05/09/14

✔✤ 06. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Law Man by Kristen Ashley 05/19/14

✔✤ 07. Mother’s Day (May 11): A Very Russian Christmas by Roxie Rivera 05/12/14

✔✤ 08. Memorial Day (May 26): In Finn's Heart by Roxie Rivera 05/05/14

✔✤ 09. May Flowers: In Flight by R.K. Lilley 05/25/14

✔✤ 10. Reader's Choice: Tempting the Bodyguard by J. Lynn 05/12/14

READING ORDER:
The Mane Event (Pride, #1) by Shelly Laurenston In Finn's Heart (Fighting Connollys #3) by Roxie Rivera Dimitri (Her Russian Protector #2) by Roxie Rivera Quarterback Blitz (Ink and Kink, #1) by Frances Stockton A Very Russian Christmas (Her Russian Protector, #3.5) by Roxie Rivera Tempting the Bodyguard (Gamble Brothers, #3) by J. Lynn Truce The Historic Neighbor from Hell (Neighbor from Hell, #4) by R.L. Mathewson Law Man (Dream Man, #3) by Kristen Ashley In Flight (Up in the Air, #1) by R.K. Lilley Mile High (Up in the Air, #2) by R.K. Lilley

POSSIBLE BOOKS:
Make Me Yours (Forever, #1) by Alla Kar The Mighty Storm (The Storm, #1) by Samantha Towle Truce The Historic Neighbor from Hell (Neighbor from Hell, #4) by R.L. Mathewson A Dark Kiss of Rapture (Renegade Angels, #0.5) by Sylvia Day Driven (The Driven Trilogy, #1) by K. Bromberg Comfort Object (Comfort Series, #1) by Annabel Joseph Afterburn (Afterburn & Aftershock, #1) by Sylvia Day Teaching Maya by Tara Crescent The Perfect Play (Play by Play, #1) by Jaci Burton Axel (Corps Security, #1) by Harper Sloan Lily's Cowboys (Heaven Sent, #1) by S.E. Smith In Flight (Up in the Air, #1) by R.K. Lilley Real (Real, #1) by Katy Evans Come Away with Me (With Me in Seattle, #1) by Kristen Proby


message 33: by Laila Jane (last edited May 21, 2014 02:57PM) (new)

Laila Jane (axlilxlala) | 73 comments RRRC May


***COMPLETE***

Goal: 5/5

1. ‘M’ is for May
Read a book that starts with 'M'
Or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'M'

      Four Years Later by Monica Murphy (05/20/14)

3. Geography - Finland
Read a book whose author, character, or setting is from Finland
Or a book that is about cars, speeding, or law enforcement
Or a book that is set near a body of water
Or is set in summer (June & July)

      You Against Me by Jenny Downham (05/02/14)

5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5)
Read a book that is 5th in the series
Or takes place in Mexico
Or has a character that is Mexican
Or a book with five words in the title

      Sentinel by Jennifer L. Armentrout (05/16/14)

7. Mother’s Day (May 11)
Read a book where a character in the story is a mother, caretaker, or pregnant
      The Unwanted Wife by Natasha Anders (05/18/14)

9. May Flowers
Read a book with a character or author with the name Lily or any other flower name
Or a book that has a scene that traditionally involves flowers
Or the name of a flower in the tile or series name
Or any book that has flowers on the cover

      Pure by Jennifer L. Armentrout (05/05/14)

Four Years Later (One Week Girlfriend Quartet, #4) by Monica Murphy You Against Me by Jenny Downham Sentinel (Covenant, #5) by Jennifer L. Armentrout The Unwanted Wife (Unwanted, #1) by Natasha Anders Pure (Covenant, #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout


Becky ♡The Bookworm♡ (McKennaMuse) | 731 comments Hi ya'll! I'm in for eight (er...seven...if The Blackhouse doesn't count).

1. "M" is for May: The Blackhouse by Peter May (not romance, but it's been calling to me.)

2. Published in August: Tempt Me Not

3. Water on the Cover: Sea Scoundrel

4. Start Series (Gansett Islands 1): Maid for Love

5. May 5th -Five words in title: The Rancher Takes a Bride

8. Memorial Day/Military: Love in the Morning Calm, Prequel to The Pendant's Promise

9. May Flowers: Long Time Coming

10. Reader's Choice: Betrayed: Book Two - The Road to Redemption Comes out May 1st and I can't WAIT to read this one! Love, love, love Nicky Charles!


The Blackhouse (Lewis Trilogy, #1) by Peter May Tempt Me Not (Wicked, #1) by Lily Graison Sea Scoundrel (Knave of Hearts #1) by Annette Blair Maid for Love (The McCarthys of Gansett Island, #1) by Marie Force The Rancher Takes a Bride by Sylvia McDaniel Love in the Morning Calm, Prequel to The Pendant's Promise by Judythe Morgan Long Time Coming by Edie Claire Betrayed Book Two - The Road to Redemption (Law Of The Lycans #6) by Nicky Charles


message 36: by Elke (new)

Elke (ejurca) | 1737 comments Becky wrote: "Hi ya'll! I'm in for eight (er...seven...if The Blackhouse doesn't count).

1. "M" is for May: The Blackhouse by Peter May (not romance, but it's been calling to me.)

2. Publish..."


Hi Becky,

I think it will be ok to use The Blackhouse....but I am double checking!


message 37: by Elke (new)

Elke (ejurca) | 1737 comments Becky,

Blackhouse is fine!! The books can be in any genre as long as it meets the categories.


Becky ♡The Bookworm♡ (McKennaMuse) | 731 comments Thanks, Elke!

Looking forward to meeting new folks!


message 39: by April (last edited May 31, 2014 10:56AM) (new)

April | 26 comments Started out with 5, finished with 8.

8/8 Complete

1. ‘M’ is for May: Vision of Love Vision of Love (Infinity, #1) by S. Mooseby S. Moose 5/1

3. Geography: Breaking Shaun Breaking Shaun (Breaking Free, #2) by E.M. Abel (the book is set near a body of water) 5/19

5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): Liberty At Last Liberty At Last (The Liberty Series, Book 2 of 2) by Leigh James (book is set in Mexico) 5/8

6. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Breakable Breakable (Contours of the Heart, #2) by Tammara Webber (Lucas teaches Jacqueline self defense) 5/13

7. Mother’s Day (May 11): Drawn 2 - Obsession Drawn 2 - Obsession (Aaron) by Lilliana Anderson (Etta Davis is pregnant and has a daughter name Evie) 5/31

8. Memorial Day (May 26): Liberty Begins Liberty Begins (The Liberty Series, Book 1 of 2) by Leigh James (John is ex-military as well as supporting characters) 5/5

9. May Flowers: Happenstance Happenstance by Jamie McGuire 5/17

10. Reader's Choice:
Pleasure Map: A Q&A, Pick-Your-Passion Approach for Hotter, Naughtier, More Adventurous Sex Pleasure Map A Q&A, Pick-Your-Passion Approach for Hotter, Naughtier, More Adventurous Sex by Shanna Katz 5/24


message 40: by Juana "Darkness" (last edited Apr 24, 2014 09:35PM) (new)

Juana "Darkness" Duran | 384 comments I'm in, I'll try to do all 10. and will post my list as I go.

May Monthly Reading Challenge


1. ‘M’ is for May: Read a book that starts with 'M' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'M'.

2. Published in 2011/ August of any year:

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


Fun Facts About Finland:
★The amount you get fined for speeding in Finland depends on the amount you earn. Traffic fines are based on two factors: the severity of the offense and the driver’s income.

★Finland is known to be the Land of a Thousand Lakes. There are exactly 187,888 lakes (larger than 500 m²) and 179,584 islands within the territory of Finland.

★It is also called The Land of Midnight Sun, because in June and July the sun shines all day and all night in the north, not dropping below the horizon.


You may also read a book that is about cars, speeding, or law enforcement; a book that is set near a body of water or has a lake/water on the cover; or read a book that is set in summer (June & July in the US is summer) or has a sun on the cover.

4. May Day (May 1): Spring is in the air! Read a book that the genre, author, or series is new to you.

5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): Read a book that is 5th in the series, takes place in Mexico, has a character that is Mexican, or a book with five words in the title.

6. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Read a book that is about teaching (can be any type of teaching, maybe an “experienced” person teaches an “inexperienced” person ), has a character that is a teacher or has an apple on the cover

7. .Mother’s Day (May 11):Read a book where a character in the story is a mother/mother figure, caretaker, pregnant, or has kids.

8. Memorial Day (May 26):Read a book that is about being in the military and/or someone who has served.

9. May Flowers: May’s flower is Lily of the Valley, read a book with a character or author with the name Lily or any other flower name; or has a scene that traditionally involves flowers ( garden party, wedding, funeral etc ) ; the name of a flower in the title or series name; or any book that has flowers on the cover.

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


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Joyce (Eternity21) | 701 comments I'm for 5 again


message 42: by Ethel (last edited Apr 27, 2014 09:55PM) (new)

Ethel | 703 comments RRRC - Monthly Challenge: May

0/10

Nice categories, especially the Geography! ;)

1. ‘M’ is for May: The Final Piece by Maggi Myers

2. Member of the Month: Wake Up Call by Victoria Ashley

3. Geography- Finland: Harjukaupungin salakäytävät by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen

4. May Day (May 1): The Stillness of You by Julie Bale

5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): The Dark Light of Day by T.M. Frazier

6. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): A Different Blue by Amy Harmon

7. .Mother’s Day (May 11): In Spades by K. Pinson

8. Memorial Day (May 26): Axel by Harper Sloan

9. May Flowers:

10. Reader's Choice:


message 43: by Gea (last edited May 30, 2014 09:53AM) (new)

Gea (Gea89) | 545 comments RRRC: May Monthly Challenge
Duration: May 1st - May 31st
8/8 - DONE

✔1. ‘M’ is for May:
Their One and Only by Trista Ann Michaels (4/5) ***
2. Member of the Month - Jojo: Just Imagine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips (15/5) *****
3. Geography - Finland: Laid Bare by Lauren Dane (7/5) ***
4. May Day (May 1): Vendetta by Autumn Karr (3/5) ***
5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): To Sir Phillip, With Love by Julia Quinn (27/5) ***
7. Mother’s Day (May 11): Oracle's Moon by Thea Harrison (18/5) *****
9. May Flowers: The Hazards of Hunting a Duke by Julia London (26/5) ***
10. Reader's Choice: Dreaming of You by Lisa Kleypas (2/5) ****

Their One and Only by Trista Ann Michaels Just Imagine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips Laid Bare (Brown Siblings, #1) by Lauren Dane Vendetta by Autumn Karr To Sir Phillip, With Love (Bridgertons, #5) by Julia Quinn Oracle's Moon (Elder Races, #4) by Thea Harrison The Hazards of Hunting a Duke (Desperate Debutantes, #1) by Julia London Dreaming of You (Gamblers, #2) by Lisa Kleypas


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1. ‘M’ is for May:

2. Member of the Month:

3. May Day (May 1):

4. Cinco De Mayo (May 5):

5. Mother’s Day (May 11):

6. Memorial Day (May 26):

7. May Flowers:

8. Reader's Choice:


message 45: by Hina (new)

Hina | 2579 comments I am in for 10.


message 46: by iReadFluff (last edited May 19, 2014 05:41PM) (new)

iReadFluff (Lovelee8) | 101 comments I am in for 3!

3. Geography: Finland-You may also read a book that has a lake/water on the cover
The Sweetest Thing 5/8 ****

4. May Day (May 1): Spring is in the air! Read a book that the author is new to you.
An Appetite for Murder 5/11 ***

8. Reader's Choice:Big Sky Secrets 5/19 ****

An Appetite for Murder (Key West Food Critic Mystery, #1) by Lucy Burdette The Sweetest Thing (Lucky Harbor, #2) by Jill Shalvis Big Sky Secrets (Parable, Montana, #6) by Linda Lael Miller


message 47: by Amber (new)

Amber Gray | 715 comments I'm in for 10


message 48: by ~KarenH~, Moderator (new)

~KarenH~ | 4065 comments I'm in for all 10!


message 49: by Poongothai (last edited May 31, 2014 02:52AM) (new)

Poongothai (poongsa) | 266 comments Challenge Duration: May 1 to May 31, 2014

Level : 5 books


1. ‘M’ is for May: Read a book that starts with 'M' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'M'. Minx (Splendid Trilogy, #3) by Julia Quinn May 30

2. Member of the Month: Jojo-Jojo has been a member of the RRRC since August 2011. Here is the link to Jojo’s shelveshttps://www.goodreads.com/review/list... Please read a book from any of Jojo's shelves; a book published in 2011; or in August of any year.

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


You may also read a book that is about cars, speeding, or law enforcement; a book that is set near a body of water or has a lake/water on the cover; or read a book that is set in summer (June & July in the US is summer) or has a sun on the cover. Crystal Cove (Friday Harbor, #4) by Lisa Kleypas(May 14)

4. May Day (May 1): Spring is in the air! Read a book that the genre, author, or series is new to you. Not Quite Enough (Not Quite, #3) by Catherine Bybee(May 6)

5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): Read a book that is 5th in the series, takes place in Mexico, has a character that is Mexican, or a book with five words in the title. The One That Got Away by Kelly Hunter (May 4)

6. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Read a book that is about teaching (can be any type of teaching, maybe an “experienced” person teaches an “inexperienced” person ), has a character that is a teacher or has an apple on the cover

7. .Mother’s Day (May 11):Read a book where a character in the story is a mother/mother figure, caretaker, pregnant, or has kids. Gentle Rogue (Malory Family, Book 3) by Johanna Lindsey (May 6)

8. Memorial Day (May 26):Read a book that is about being in the military and/or someone who has served.

9. May Flowers: May’s flower is Lily of the Valley, read a book with a character or author with the name Lily or any other flower name; or has a scene that traditionally involves flowers ( garden party, wedding, funeral etc ) ; the name of a flower in the title or series name; or any book that has flowers on the cover. A Texan's Luck (Wife Lottery, #3) by Jodi Thomas (May 14)

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice. When a Texan Gambles (Wife Lottery, #2) by Jodi Thomas(May 14)


message 50: by Cheryl (last edited May 23, 2014 04:04PM) (new)

Cheryl Z (cziemak) | 59 comments May Monthly Challenge
10/10

1. ‘M’ is for May: My Kind of Trouble 5/13/14

2. Member of the Month: Private Paradise pub 10/4/11 completed 5/2/14


3. Geography: Heart of Stone (Family Stone #3 Riley) has a body of water on cover 5/23/14

4. May Day (May 1): Dragon's Lair 5/19/14 both author and series new to me

5. Cinco De Mayo (May 5): All Roar and No Bite 5/11/14

6. National Teacher’s Day (May 6): Read Playing for Keeps both MC are teachers. 5/4/14

7. .Mother’s Day (May 11):Read A Fair of the Heart 5/4/14

8. Memorial Day (May 26):In Finn's Heart 5/10/14

9. May Flowers: Read Hot Property 5/3/14. Book has a wedding in a garden of flowers built by a landscaper.

10. Reader's Choice: The Collector 5/11/14


Challenge completed 5/23/14


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