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message 1: by Ipshita (last edited Jul 01, 2014 10:12PM) (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Here's the May Monthly Challenge of our group!!

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Time Limit : 1st May, 2014 to 31st May, 2014

Levels:

Easy ~ 1-3 books
Medium ~ 3-6 books
Hard ~ more than 7 books

Themes/clues of the books:

-May Day (May 1): It is a celebration of spring and the coming of summer. Read a book that starts with 'M' or has the image of spring on its cover.

-Baby Day (May 2): Baby Day celebrates babies! Read a book that features a baby or pregnancy.

-Cartoonists Day (May 5): It celebrates the anniversary of the publishing of the first ever colour cartoon. Read a book where someone is a cartoonist or a painter.

- International No Diet Day (May 6): International No Diet Day encourages us to appreciate the bodies we have. Read a book with any kind of food on the cover.

-Clean Up Your Room Day (May 10): Its time for everyone to clean your rooms! Read a book that has been in your TBR shelf for too long.

-Mother’s Day (May 11): Absolutely no one is more special than mom. Read a book where a character in the story is a mother/mother figure or is going to be a mother.

-International NURSES DAY (MAY 12): Read a book where one of the main characters is a nurse, or nurses someone back to health.

-Frog Jumping Day (May 13): Read a Mark Twain’s story.

-Wear Purple For Peace Day (May 16): People wear purple to promote world peace so that aliens will contact us! Read a book with purple cover.

- Be a Millionaire Day (May 20): Be a Millionaire Day is a day everyone wants to enjoy as a member of the millionaire club. Read a book with a rich hero or heroine.

- Memorial Day (May 26): Memorial Day is dedicated to service men and women who gave their lives for freedom and country. Read a book where someone is in the military or who has served before.

- Water a Flower Day (May 30): Water a Flower Day is a reminder to water your flowers...all of them. Read a book with flowers on its cover.

Sign up for the challenge below. Happy Reading!

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Ipshita        7/7      Congrats on finishing the challenge!
Ishi          3/3      Congrats on finishing the challenge!
Ishita        1/3
Poongothai     8/8      Congrats on finishing the challenge!
Ruchi          3/?
Sreejitha       0/3
Srividya        3/3      Congrats on finishing the challenge!



message 2: by Poongothai (last edited May 31, 2014 03:17AM) (new)

Poongothai (poongsa) | 190 comments Duration : 1st May, 2014 to 31st May, 2014

Levels: Hard ~ more than 7 books
Completed 8 books



Themes/clues of the books:

-May Day (May 1): It is a celebration of spring and the coming of summer. Read a book that starts with 'M' or has the image of spring on its cover. Minx (Splendid Trilogy, #3) by Julia Quinn May 30

-Baby Day (May 2): Baby Day celebrates babies! Read a book that features a baby or pregnancy. What Price Paradise by Katherine Allred May 28

-Cartoonists Day (May 5): It celebrates the anniversary of the publishing of the first ever colour cartoon. Read a book where someone is a cartoonist or a painter.

- International No Diet Day (May 6): International No Diet Day encourages us to appreciate the bodies we have. Read a book with any kind of food on the cover. Romeo, Romeo (Domestic Gods, #1) by Robin Kaye May 15

-Clean Up Your Room Day (May 10): Its time for everyone to clean your rooms! Read a book that has been in your TBR shelf for too long.

-Mother’s Day (May 11): Absolutely no one is more special than mom. Read a book where a character in the story is a mother/mother figure or is going to be a mother. Brides For Brothers (Midnight Sons, #1) by Debbie Macomber May 22

-International NURSES DAY (May 12): Read a book where one of the main characters is a nurse, or nurses someone back to health. Not Quite Enough (Not Quite, #3) by Catherine Bybee May 6

-Frog Jumping Day (May 13): Read a Mark Twain’s story.

-Wear Purple For Peace Day (May 16): People wear purple to promote world peace so that aliens will contact us! Read a book with purple cover. Any Duchess Will Do (Spindle Cove, #4) by Tessa Dare May 27

- Be a Millionaire Day (May 20): Be a Millionaire Day is a day everyone wants to enjoy as a member of the millionaire club. Read a book with a rich hero or heroine. The Chance (Thunder Point, #4) by Robyn Carr May 26

- Memorial Day (May 26): Memorial Day is dedicated to service men and women who gave their lives for freedom and country. Read a book where someone is in the military or who has served before.

- Water a Flower Day (May 30): Water a Flower Day is a reminder to water your flowers...all of them. Read a book with flowers on its cover A Texan's Luck (Wife Lottery, #3) by Jodi Thomas May 14


message 3: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Welcome to the challenge Poongothai!


message 4: by IShita (new)

IShita | 1803 comments I sign up for 3 books, at least !


message 5: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Welcome to the challenge Ishita :)


message 6: by IShita (new)

IShita | 1803 comments Although, I'm not sure if I'd be able to do it ! My final semester exams started today :p


message 7: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
That's alright. All the best for your exams :)


message 8: by IShita (new)

IShita | 1803 comments Thanks :)


message 9: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Welcome :)


message 10: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Time Limit : 1st May, 2014 to 31st May, 2014

Level: Easy ~ 1-3 books


message 11: by A (new)

A H | 1322 comments Mod
Can I post this challenge in the Nothing Better Than Reading group?? @Ipshita


message 12: by Srividya (new)

Srividya Vijapure (theinkedmermaid) Sounds interesting and just the kind of thing that I need to get back into reading.. So am in.. Will go for the easy level for now.. :)

One question -- can I upgrade it later, if i end up reading more?


message 13: by Srividya (new)

Srividya Vijapure (theinkedmermaid) Time Limit : 1st May, 2014 to 31st May, 2014

Level: Easy ~ 1-3 books


message 14: by Shilpa (new)

Shilpa | 842 comments Srividya wrote: "Sounds interesting and just the kind of thing that I need to get back into reading.. So am in.. Will go for the easy level for now.. :)

One question -- can I upgrade it later, if i end up reading ..."


Sure! you can upgrade anytime you want.. :)


message 15: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Ruchi wrote: "Can I post this challenge in the Nothing Better Than Reading group?? @Ipshita"

Sure, Ruchi.


message 16: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Welcome to the challenge, Srividya. You can change your level anytime :)


message 17: by Ishi (new)

Ishi Bhanot | 2860 comments I'm also signing up!!

Time Limit : 1st May, 2014 to 31st May, 2014
Level: Easy ~ 1-3 books

Maybe I'll even upgrade!!


message 18: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Welcome Ishi :)


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A H | 1322 comments Mod
Am signing up too...:)


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A H | 1322 comments Mod
Ipshita wrote: "Ruchi wrote: "Can I post this challenge in the Nothing Better Than Reading group?? @Ipshita"

Sure, Ruchi."


Thanks!


message 21: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Welcome Ruchi!


message 22: by Ipshita (last edited May 10, 2014 12:30AM) (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
May Monthly Challenge - 2014

Time Limit : 1st May, 2014 to 31st May, 2014

Level: Medium ~ 3-6 books

Baby Day (May 2): Waking Up Pregnant by Mira Lyn Kelly - 02/05/14 ★★★

-Mother’s Day (May 11): No Regrets  by Kathryn Ross - 07/05/14 ★★★★

- Water a Flower Day (May 30): The Texan's Wager (Wife Lottery, #1) by Jodi Thomas -09/05/14 ★★★★★


message 23: by Srividya (last edited May 26, 2014 06:59AM) (new)

Srividya Vijapure (theinkedmermaid) May Monthly Challenge - 2014

Time Limit : 1st May, 2014 to 31st May, 2014

Level: Easy ~ 1-3 books

May Day (May 1): Murder on the Links (Hercule Poirot #2) by Agatha Christie 08/05/14


- Be a Millionaire Day (May 20): The Luckiest Lady in London by Sherry Thomas 08/05/14

_ Wear Purple for Peace Day (May 16): Everything and the Moon (The Lyndon Sisters, #1) by Julia Quinn 26/05/14


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Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Updated you, Sri :)


message 25: by Srividya (new)

Srividya Vijapure (theinkedmermaid) Thanks Ipshita :)


message 26: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Welcome :)


message 27: by Sreejitha (new)

Sreejitha Sasikumar (sia_2109) | 3 comments i am in too.
Level easy 1-3 books


message 28: by Ishi (new)

Ishi Bhanot | 2860 comments Baby Day (May 2): Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen


message 29: by Ishi (new)

Ishi Bhanot | 2860 comments Wear Purple For Peace Day (May 16): Dork Diaries Party Time by Rachel Renée Russell


message 30: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Welcome to the challenge Sree!
Updated you, Ishi :)


message 31: by Ishi (new)

Ishi Bhanot | 2860 comments Ipshita wrote: "Welcome to the challenge Sree!
Updated you, Ishi :)"


Thanks Ipshita :D


message 32: by A (new)

A H | 1322 comments Mod
-Mother’s Day (May 11): Absolutely no one is more special than mom. Read a book where a character in the story is a mother/mother figure or is going to be a mother. : The Selection by Kiera Cass

-Clean Up Your Room Day (May 10): Its time for everyone to clean your rooms! Read a book that has been in your TBR shelf for too long. : Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

- Be a Millionaire Day (May 20): Be a Millionaire Day is a day everyone wants to enjoy as a member of the millionaire club. Read a book with a rich hero or heroine. : The Elite by Kiera Cass


message 33: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Updated you, Ruchi :)


message 34: by A (new)

A H | 1322 comments Mod
Thanks:)


message 35: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Welcome :)


message 36: by IShita (new)

IShita | 1803 comments Finished
May 20- Be a Millionaire Day
Emma by Jane Austen

Currently reading
May 10- Clean Up Your Room Day
After the funeral by Agatha Christie


message 37: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Updated you, Ishita!


message 38: by Ishi (new)

Ishi Bhanot | 2860 comments Clean Up Your Room Day (May 10):

Perfect You by Elizabeth Scott

1 level complete :) :) :)


message 39: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Congrats Ishi! Are you planning to upgrade your level?

@Poongothai: Updated you :)


message 40: by Ishi (new)

Ishi Bhanot | 2860 comments I don't know.. I'll be thinking about it and then tell you by tomorrow, kay?


message 41: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
No worries. Take your time :)


message 42: by Srividya (new)

Srividya Vijapure (theinkedmermaid) Completed the challenge.. See post 23 :) :)


message 43: by Shilpa (new)

Shilpa | 842 comments Congo Sri..!! :)


message 44: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
Congrats Sri!

I read the second book of the Lyndon sisters. How is the first one?


message 45: by Shilpa (new)

Shilpa | 842 comments Ipshita wrote: "Congrats Sri!

I read the second book of the Lyndon sisters. How is the first one?"


Don't you read a series in order..??! :O


message 46: by Srividya (new)

Srividya Vijapure (theinkedmermaid) Ipshita wrote: "Congrats Sri!

I read the second book of the Lyndon sisters. How is the first one?"


This one was good Ipshi.. loved the chemistry and the witty and funny dialogues between the two MCs.. you will like it am sure.. :)


message 47: by Srividya (new)

Srividya Vijapure (theinkedmermaid) Thanks Shilpa and Ipshi :)


message 48: by Ipshita (last edited May 26, 2014 07:19AM) (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
@Shilpa I knew Julia Quinn's books can be read as stand-alones so I read the second book first :)


message 49: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 4745 comments Mod
@Sri Okay I'm adding the book to my TBR :)


message 50: by Shilpa (new)

Shilpa | 842 comments Ohkay.. I like to read any series in order anyway.. :P


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