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message 1: by Moderators of NBRC, Challenger-in-Chief (last edited Mar 01, 2016 06:38AM) (new)

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                                                   Dress Like A Leprechaun

Dress your leprechaun up to earn Leprechaun Coins!

Hat: Read a book with a Leprechaun hat
it can be on the cover, on the text, just mentioned or worn. It has to be a Leprechaun hat.

Beard:Read a March BOM

Vest:Participate in a March BOM discussion

Bow-tie: Read a book with a bow tie on the cover or title, or where someone wears a bow tie.

Coat:Join one of the March Buddy Reads.

Pants:Read a book that has pants on the cover, in the title, or where a character is looking for some pants.
It may be shopping for pants, looking for a specific pair, pants/jeans being misplaced or being currently pantless (example: "let me put some pants first")

Boots: Read a book with a black cover. In alternative, read a book with shoes or boots on the cover (it can be just one shoe/boot)

Prizes:
- For each item completed: 2 Leprechaun Coins.
- When the Leprechaun is all dressed up: An additional 3 Leprechaun Coins.

Once you have completed your leprechaun you may repeat the challenge for additional coins. Challenge must be completed before starting another round.


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message 5: by Sophie, The other one (new)

Sophie (drsophie) | 3645 comments Mod
For this one do we need to read different BOM for the beard and vest?


message 6: by Becky ♡The Bookworm♡ (last edited Mar 20, 2016 07:07AM) (new)

Becky ♡The Bookworm♡ (mckennamuse) | 4205 comments Dress Like A Leprechaun
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Round One
Tasks Complete: 3 of 7
Coins Earned: 6

1. Hat:

✔︎ 2. Beard: Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine |★★★★★| Mar 20
How it fits: Read a BOM

3. Vest:

4. Bow-Tie:

5. Coat:

✔︎ 6. Pants: Whisper No Lies by Cindy Gerard |★★★★★| Mar 2, 2016
How it fits: MC is shopping for pants for another MC after being rescued from kidnappers.

✔︎ 7. Boots: On the Edge by Ilona Andrews |★★★★| Mar 7
How it fits: Boot on the cover.

~ Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1) by Rachel Caine ~~~ Whisper No Lies (Black Ops, #3) by Cindy Gerard On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews
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Rules & Stuff: (view spoiler)


message 7: by Alison (Lady Coffin) (last edited Mar 09, 2016 03:48PM) (new)

Alison (Lady Coffin) S | 914 comments I can pull off at least part of an outfit, so lets see how this goes.

Dress Like A Leprechaun
Biting Cold (Chicagoland Vampires, #6) by Chloe Neill

Hat: Read a book with a Leprechaun hat
it can be on the cover, on the text, just mentioned or worn. It has to be a Leprechaun hat.

Beard: Read a March BOM
BOM > A Gathering of Shadows (Shades of Magic, #2) by V.E. Schwab Starts March 22

Vest: Participate in a March BOM discussion
Books of the Month > Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine Starts March 12, 2016

Bow-tie: Read a book with a bow tie on the cover or title, or where someone wears a bow tie.

Coat: Join one of the March Buddy Reads.

√ Pants: Read a book that has pants on the cover, in the title, or where a character is looking for some pants.
It may be shopping for pants, looking for a specific pair, pants/jeans being misplaced or being currently pantless (example: "let me put some pants first")
Biting Cold by Chloe Neill ~ done 3-5-16
"Todd pointed at a gnome who was wearing a particularly garish pair of plaid pants."
~ or ~ "Clad only in his pants, revealing those lines of muscle at his hips and the flat of his abdomen, his golden blond hair falling across his face, he stretched beside me and ...."
~ or ~ "I checked the blade of my katana, ensuring the steel was clean and ready for action, then climbed into my battleworthy leather pants, a thin, longsleeved shirt against the chill, and my leather jacket."


Boots: Read a book with a black cover. In alternative, read a book with shoes or boots on the cover (it can be just one shoe/boot)


message 8: by Marie (UK) (new)

Marie (UK) (mazza1) | 4939 comments Dress Like A Leprechaun

Dress your leprechaun up to earn Leprechaun Coins!

Hat: Read a book with a Leprechaun hat
it can be on the cover, on the text, just mentioned or worn. It has to be a Leprechaun hat.

Beard:Read a March BOM

Vest:Participate in a March BOM discussion

Bow-tie: Read a book with a bow tie on the cover or title, or where someone wears a bow tie.

Coat:Join one of the March Buddy Reads.

Pants:Read a book that has pants on the cover, in the title, or where a character is looking for some pants.
It may be shopping for pants, looking for a specific pair, pants/jeans being misplaced or being currently pantless (example: "let me put some pants first")

Boots: Read a book with a black cover. In alternative, read a book with shoes or boots on the cover (it can be just one shoe/boot)

Prizes:
- For each item completed: 2 Leprechaun Coins.
- When the Leprechaun is all dressed up: An additional 3 Leprechaun Coins.

Once you have completed your leprechaun you may repeat the challenge for additional coins. Challenge must be completed before starting another round.


message 9: by Natasha (new)

Natasha | 855 comments Dress Like A Leprechaun

Dress your leprechaun up to earn Leprechaun Coins!

Hat: Read a book with a Leprechaun hat
it can be on the cover, on the text, just mentioned or worn. It has to be a Leprechaun hat.

Beard:Read a March BOM

Vest:Participate in a March BOM discussion

Bow-tie: Read a book with a bow tie on the cover or title, or where someone wears a bow tie.

Coat:Join one of the March Buddy Reads.

Pants:Read a book that has pants on the cover, in the title, or where a character is looking for some pants.
It may be shopping for pants, looking for a specific pair, pants/jeans being misplaced or being currently pantless (example: "let me put some pants first")

Boots: Read a book with a black cover. In alternative, read a book with shoes or boots on the cover (it can be just one shoe/boot)


message 10: by JessicaAnn (last edited Mar 18, 2016 07:48PM) (new)

JessicaAnn Lillis (jeskalillis) | -7 comments Dress Like A Leprechaun:
Dress your leprechaun up to earn Leprechaun Coins!

-Beard:Read a March BOM
Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1) by Rachel Caine

-Vest:Participate in a March BOM discussion
Ink and Bone discussion

-Bow-tie: Read a book with a bow tie on the cover or title, or where someone wears a bow tie.
No Other Lover by Natalie Wild (03/18/16)

-Pants:Read a book where a character is looking for some pants.
Visions of Heat/Nalini Singh (03/17/16)
Because shifting from a Jaguar into a man requires you to always be in need of a pair of pants.

-Boots: Read a book with a black cover.
This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales (03/02/16)


message 11: by Jacki (last edited Mar 06, 2016 03:50PM) (new)

Jacki | 236 comments Dress Like A Leprechaun

Hat: Read a book with a Leprechaun hat (it can be on the cover, on the text, just mentioned or worn)

Beard:Read a March BOM

Vest: Participate in a March BOM discussion

Bow-tie: Read a book with a bow tie on the cover or title, or where someone wears a bow tie.

Coat: Join one of the March Buddy Reads.

Pants: Read a book that has pants on the cover, in the title, or where a character is looking for some pants.
It may be shopping for pants, looking for a specific pair, pants/jeans being misplaced or being currently pantless (example: "let me put some pants first")

Boots: Read a book with a black cover. Some Girls Bite-3/6/2016 ★★★★

Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, #1) by Chloe Neill


message 12: by Eni (last edited Mar 31, 2016 03:24PM) (new)

Eni | 2101 comments Dress Like A Leprechaun
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Round One

Tasks Complete: 1 of 7
Coins Earned: 2

❑ 1. Hat:

❑ 2. Beard:

❑ 3. Vest:

❑ 4. Bow-Tie:

❑ 5. Coat:

❑ 6. Pants:

❑ 7. Boots: A Living Nightmare - 11th March - 272 pages


message 13: by Jo-Jo (new)

Jo-Jo | 686 comments Dress Like A Leprechaun
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Round One
Tasks Complete: 0 of 7
Coins Earned: 0

☘ 1. Hat:

☘ 2. Beard:

☘ 3. Vest:

☘ 4. Bow-Tie:

☘ 5. Coat:

☘ 6. Pants:

☘ 7. Boots:


message 14: by Sonia (new)

Sonia (darktalynn) | 10390 comments Sophie wrote: "For this one do we need to read different BOM for the beard and vest?"

Sorry Sophie, only reading this now. No, for this challenge specifically, same book can be used for beard and vest.


message 15: by Sophie, The other one (new)

Sophie (drsophie) | 3645 comments Mod
No worries, thanks for the response!


message 16: by Corinne (last edited Mar 24, 2016 07:31AM) (new)

Corinne | 86 comments Dress Like a Leprechaun
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Hat: Read a book with a Leprechaun hat
Lucky Stuff (Jane Wheel #8) by Sharon Fiffer

Beard: Read a March BOM
Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1) by Rachel Caine

Vest: Participate in a March BOM discussion
Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1) by Rachel Caine

Bow-tie: Read a book with a bow tie on the cover or title, or where someone wears a bow tie.
Casino Royale (James Bond, #1) by Ian Fleming

Coat: Join one of the March Buddy Reads.
Splintered (Splintered, #1) by A.G. Howard

Pants: Read a book that has pants on the cover, in the title, or where a character is looking for some pants.

Boots: Read a book with a black cover. In alternative, read a book with shoes or boots on the cover.
Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman


message 17: by *Dawn (last edited Mar 18, 2016 02:10AM) (new)

*Dawn (x1f4dadawnx1f4da) | 176 comments NBRC, Dress Like A Leprechaun

Total LCs Earned: 6

Hat: Read a book with a Leprechaun hat
it can be on the cover, on the text, just mentioned or worn. It has to be a Leprechaun hat.

Beard:Read a March BOM

Vest:Participate in a March BOM discussion

Bow-tie: Read a book with a bow tie on the cover or title, or where someone wears a bow tie. When Day Breaks Maya Banks, #9 KGI, 3-15-16 (3*), review
When Day Breaks (KGI, #9) by Maya Banks =2LCs

Coat:Join one of the March Buddy Reads.

Pants:Read a book that has pants on the cover, in the title, or where a character is looking for some pants. Kiss & Hell Dakota Cassidy, #1 Hell, 3-9-16 (3*), review MC is newly deceased, now a demon, who visits a medium to help him discover why he ended up in hell. Each time he "pops" in to meet with her, he is nude. He borrows her pink bathrobe but then later asks if she has any clothes he can borrow.
Kiss & Hell (Hell, #1) by Dakota Cassidy =2LCs


Boots: Read a book with a black cover. Base Instincts Larissa Ione, #11.7 Demonica, 3-17-16 (4*), review
Base Instincts (Demonica #11.7) by Larissa Ione =2LCs

Prizes:
- For each item completed: 2 Leprechaun Coins.
- When the Leprechaun is all dressed up: An additional 3 Leprechaun Coins.

Once you have completed your leprechaun you may repeat the challenge for additional coins. Challenge must be completed before starting another round.


message 18: by Karen D (last edited Mar 21, 2016 12:14PM) (new)

Karen D | 785 comments Coins earned so far: 8

Hat: Read a book with a Leprechaun hat
it can be on the cover, on the text, just mentioned or worn. It has to be a Leprechaun hat.

Beard:Read a March BOM - The Goldfinch

Vest:Participate in a March BOM discussion - Ink and Bone - participation here

Bow-tie: Read a book with a bow tie on the cover or title, or where someone wears a bow tie. Slade House Nathan in the first chapter wears a bow-tie

Coat:Join one of the March Buddy Reads - Splintered, discussion here

Pants:Read a book that has pants on the cover, in the title, or where a character is looking for some pants.
It may be shopping for pants, looking for a specific pair, pants/jeans being misplaced or being currently pantless (example: "let me put some pants first") Has Anyone Seen My Pants? - pretty obvious. There's a scene where she goes roaming around a hotel without any pants on.

Boots: Read a book with a black cover. In alternative, read a book with shoes or boots on the cover (it can be just one shoe/boot)


message 19: by Rebecca (last edited Mar 14, 2016 09:35AM) (new)

Rebecca (rebeccasg) | 3321 comments Dress Like A Leprechaun

LCs - 4


Completed:

Bow-tie: Read a book with a bow tie on the cover or title, or where someone wears a bow tie. Mrs. Dalloway 3/10/16

Boots: Read a book with a black cover. In alternative, read a book with shoes or boots on the cover (it can be just one shoe/boot) Ender's Game 3/9/16


message 20: by Kay Kay (last edited Jun 04, 2016 07:11PM) (new)

Kay Kay | 1794 comments Ok...

Hat: Late See Me -- She is pledged to marry a leprechaun and is surprised when they do not wear little hats pg. 34

Beard: The Goldfinch

Vest:The Goldfinch

Bow-tie:The girl with the Dragon Tattoo in Chapter 11 the uncle wears a bow tie

Coat:Join one of the March Buddy Reads. (Just finished Splintered late)

Pants: The Talented Mr. Ripley

Boots: Alice in Zombieland


message 21: by Jen (last edited Mar 27, 2016 04:06PM) (new)

Jen (reader44ever) | 2930 comments I wasn't going to do yet another March challenge, as I am already overextended and overwhelmed, but I decided I might as well see if any of the books I've read so far - or will read - can count. So here goes. . .

Hat: Read a book with a Leprechaun hat
(it can be on the cover, on the text, just mentioned or worn. It has to be a Leprechaun hat)


Beard: Read a March BOM
Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine. Finished 03/18/2016 = 2 LCs

Vest: Participate in a March BOM discussion
Participated in the discussion of Ink and Bone: Day 1-6 are all on page 4 of the discussion and my first post is here = 2 LCs

Bow-tie: Read a book with a bow tie on the cover or title, or where someone wears a bow tie.
Phineas Jones wears a bow tie (it's one of his trademarks) in Murder of Crows by Anne Bishop, which I read on 03/20/2016 = 2 LCs

Coat: Join one of the March Buddy Reads.

Pants: Read a book that has pants on the cover, in the title, or where a character is looking for some pants.
(It may be shopping for pants, looking for a specific pair, pants/jeans being misplaced or being currently pantless (example: "let me put some pants first")

Written In Red by Anne Bishop, in which Meg has hurt her leg and Tess, after bandaging her up, finds her something besides jeans to wear: "...she helped Meg into the loose fleece pants she found in the storage bins." (page 394). Finished 03/19/2016 = 2 LCs

Boots: Read a book with a black cover. In alternative, read a book with shoes or boots on the cover (it can be just one shoe/boot)
No Quest for the Wicked by Shanna Swendson shows a woman in shoes on the cover. Finished 03/23/2016 = 2 LCs

Prizes:
- For each item completed: 2 Leprechaun Coins:
Hat -- Beard -- Vest -- Bow Tie -- Coat -- Pants -- Boots
- When the Leprechaun is all dressed up: An additional 3 Leprechaun Coins.


Books:
Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1) by Rachel Caine Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1) by Rachel Caine Murder of Crows (The Others, #2) by Anne Bishop Written In Red (The Others, #1) by Anne Bishop No Quest for the Wicked by Shanna Swendson


message 22: by Jen (new)

Jen (reader44ever) | 2930 comments Are there any page number requirements for this challenge? I read a book that I think can count for the Hat task, but it's a children's picture book (with some text for young children and sidebar text for older children/adults).


message 23: by Moderators of NBRC, Challenger-in-Chief (new)

Moderators of NBRC | 31134 comments Mod
Jen wrote: "Are there any page number requirements for this challenge? I read a book that I think can count for the Hat task, but it's a children's picture book (with some text for young children and sidebar t..."

We'll stick with the 100 pages requirement.


message 24: by Jen (last edited Mar 25, 2016 06:28PM) (new)

Jen (reader44ever) | 2930 comments Moderators of NBRC wrote: "We'll stick with the 100 pages requirement."

Okay. I guess my Leprechaun will have to go without a hat, then. :-(

lol ;-)


message 25: by Audrey Jane (last edited Mar 29, 2016 02:02PM) (new)

Audrey Jane | 1552 commentsDress Like A Leprechaun

*Books read: 4
*LC earned: 10 LC

Hat: Read a book with a Leprechaun hat. It can be on the cover, on the text, just mentioned or worn. It has to be a Leprechaun hat.

Beard: Read a March BOM: Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine - March 19 - 2 stars

Vest: Participate in a March BOM discussion: Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine: some of my posts here

Bow-tie: Read a book with a bow tie on the cover or title, or where someone wears a bow tie: Murder of Crows by Anne Bishop - March 25 - 3 stars --> "He wore an off-the-rack suit [...] little tight over his rounded belly and one of the bow ties that were his trademark." (28%)

Coat: Join one of the March Buddy Reads.

Pants: Read a book that has pants on the cover, in the title, or where a character is looking for some pants: Written in Red by Anne Bishop - March 13 - 4 stars --> "Then she helped Meg into the loose fleece pants she found in the storage bins." (81%)

Boots: Read a book with a black cover: A Dissection of Murder by Felicity Young - March 5 - 2 stars

Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1) by Rachel Caine Murder of Crows (The Others, #2) by Anne Bishop Written in Red (The Others, #1) by Anne Bishop A Dissection of Murder (Dr Dody McCleland, #1) by Felicity Young

Prizes:
- For each item completed: 2 Leprechaun Coins.
- When the Leprechaun is all dressed up: An additional 3 Leprechaun Coins.



message 26: by Angie ☯ (last edited Mar 29, 2016 07:58PM) (new)

Angie ☯ | 1130 comments Dress like a Leprechaun
LC - 10


Prizes:
- For each item completed: 2 Leprechaun Coins.
- When the Leprechaun is all dressed up: An additional 3 Leprechaun Coins.

Hat: Read a book with a Leprechaun hat (it can be on the cover, in the text - just mentioned or worn. It has to be a Leprechaun hat)

✔ Beard: Read a March BOM - Ink and Bone - 3/18

✔ Vest: Participate in a March BOM discussion
Mar 12 Discussion Questions
Mar 13 Discussion Questions
Mar 14 Discussion Questions
Mar 15 Discussion Questions
----- Break Mar 16 ------
Mar 17 Discussion Questions
Mar 18 Discussion Questions

✔ Bow-tie: Read a book with a bow tie on the cover or title, or where someone wears a bow tie.
51 Shades of Maggie, Dublin Style: A Dublin parody of Fifty Shades of Grey by Leesa Harker - 3/17

Coat: Join one of the March Buddy Reads.

✔ Pants: Read a book that has pants on the cover, in the title, or where a character is looking for some pants.
It may be shopping for pants, looking for a specific pair, pants/jeans being misplaced or being currently pantless (example: "let me put some pants first") – Special Offers by M.L. Ryan - 3/13

✔ Boots: Read a book with a black cover. In alternative, read a book with shoes or boots on the cover (it can be just one shoe/boot) – Naked in Death by J.D. Robb - 3/23


message 27: by Daphne (new)

Daphne (daphnesm) | 937 comments Dress your leprechaun up to earn Leprechaun Coins!

Hat: Read a book with a Leprechaun hat
it can be on the cover, on the text, just mentioned or worn. It has to be a Leprechaun hat.

✔Beard:Read a March BOM
The Goldfinch

✔Vest:Participate in a March BOM discussion
The Goldfinch

✔Bow-tie: Read a book with a bow tie on the cover or title, or where someone wears a bow tie.
The Goldfinch
page 68 "A bespectacled curator in tweed jacket and BOW TIE"

Coat:Join one of the March Buddy Reads.

Pants:Read a book that has pants on the cover, in the title, or where a character is looking for some pants.
It may be shopping for pants, looking for a specific pair, pants/jeans being misplaced or being currently pantless (example: "let me put some pants first")

✔Boots: Read a book with a black cover. In alternative, read a book with shoes or boots on the cover (it can be just one shoe/boot)
Peril at End House (Hercule Poirot, #8) by Agatha Christie

Prizes:
- For each item completed: 2 Leprechaun Coins.
- When the Leprechaun is all dressed up: An additional 3 Leprechaun Coins.


message 28: by Ray (user2637) (new)

Ray (user2637) (hugpete) | 1329 comments Dress Like a Leprechaun
(view spoiler)
Subtotal: 6 coins


message 29: by Cathy M. (new)

Cathy M. (mccathy77) | 5663 comments Dress Like A Leprechaun Challenge


Receive 2 Leprechaun Coins for each item completed, and 3 add'l Leprechaun Coins when the Leprechaun is all dressed up. (You may repeat this challenge for add'l coins but it must be completed before starting another round.

✰ Hat: Read a book with a Leprechaun hat on cover, in text, just mentioned or worn.
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✰ Beard: Read a March BOM.
- Ink and Bone (Great Library 1) | Rachel Caine | 03.19.16 | ★★★★

✰ Vest: Participate in a March BOM discussion.
- Day 1 DQ, Day 2 DQ, Day 3 DQ, Day 4 DQ, Day 5 DQ, Day 6 DQ

✰ Bow-tie: Read a book with a bow tie on the cover or title, or where someone wears a bow tie.
- Promises | Marie Sexton | 03.04.16 | ★★★★ | 69% "Of course he was wearing a bow tie."

✰ Coat: Join one of the March Buddy Reads.
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✰ Pants: Read a book that has pants on the cover, in the title, or where a character is looking for some pants (may be shopping for pants, looking for a specific pair, pants/jeans being misplaced or being currently pantless - ex let me put some pants first)
- Straight To You | Liwen Y. Ho | 03.14.16 | ★★
Straight To You (Taking Chances, #1) by Liwen Y. Ho

✰ Boots: Read a book with a black cover. In alternative, read a book with shoes or boots on the cover (it can be just one shoe/boot)
- A Dirty Job | Christopher Moore | 03.23.16 | ★★★★
A Dirty Job (Grim Reaper, #1) by Christopher Moore


Earns: 10 Leprechaun Coins


message 30: by Cathy (new)

Cathy Galloway | 784 comments Bowtie: What You Need 3/8/16

Pants: Outtakes from the Grave 3/27/16

Boots: Black Wolf's Revenge 3/2/16

Earns 6 coins


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