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message 1: by Tana (last edited Sep 02, 2014 05:37AM) (new)

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May's Reading Challenge!


1. May 1 is Lei Day in Hawaii.

Read a book with a flower on the cover.

2. May is the month of Music in New Zealand.

Read a book that has something to do with music or the main character is a musician.

3. May 4 is consider by many Star Wars fans to be Star Wars day for "May the fourth be with you" sounding similar to "May the force be with you".

Read a book that is in the Sceince Fiction genre.

4. May 5 is the Children's Day in Japan and Korea

Read a book that has children on the cover or that is in the child/middle grade genre.

5. May 11 is Mother's Day

Read a book that the main character is a mom. Or read a book that is in your mother's favorite genre.

6. May 12 is International Nurses Day.

Read a book that has a character in the medical field..great if you can find one with a nurse as the main character.

7. In Canada, Victoria Day is celebrated on the last Monday on or before May 24.

Read a book that the author is from Canada.

8. The last Monday of May is Memorial Day in the United States, first celebrated on May 5, 1866, in Waterloo, New York.

Read a book that has fireworks on the cover or Read a book that the author is from the USA.

9. May's birthstone is the emerald which is emblematic of love and success.

Read a book in the Romance genre.

10. National Smile Month in the United Kingdom.

Read a book that will make you SMILE!

11. May's Book of the Month!

Read one of the Books of the Month - that are listed in our group.

12. R&R # 69. - WHAT TOMORROW MAY BRING by David Estes, Tony Bertauski, Susan Kay Quinn & More.

Sign Up To Read & Review...be fast there is only 25 copies. Of course you can purchase a copy and support some of our favorite authors!! What Tomorrow May Bring by Tony Bertauski


Challenge Duration: May 1 – May 31, 2014


You can choose 3, 5, 8, 10 or all 12 categories depending on your reading speed, books availability and/or time commitment.



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message 2: by David, Mr. Blue Eyes; He's the Best--Ain't no lie!! ;) (new)

David Estes (davidestesbooks) | 10713 comments Mod
Another awesomesauce challenge!


message 3: by Leigh (new)

Leigh | 403 comments Wow! Great challenge! I'm in.


message 4: by Tana (new)

Tana (tana_t) thank you guys.


message 5: by Victoria (last edited May 01, 2014 05:37AM) (new)

Victoria Zigler (toriz) | 4450 comments Not sure how many I'll end up doing, but it looks like a cool challenge... As usual, Tana! :)

Anyway, I'm in, but will probably only do a couple of them this time.


message 6: by Crystal (last edited May 19, 2014 07:22PM) (new)

Crystal (cgk22) I'm in, this looks fun! Some great items for the challenge! I'm shooting for 3 books, but will do more if I can.

1 down - book about music #2 Bad Boy Rock Star
Bad Boy Rock Star (Bad Boy Rock Star, #1) by Candy J. Starr

Book from romance genere #9 - Confessions of a Shopaholic
Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, #1) by Sophie Kinsella

Book that made you smile #10 - Phone Kitten
Phone Kitten by Marika Christian

Science fiction genere #3 - Rebel
Rebel (Reboot, #2) by Amy Tintera


message 7: by Leigh (last edited May 29, 2014 05:51PM) (new)

Leigh | 403 comments David Estes Fans and YA Book Lovers Unite! May's Monthly Reading Challenge !!

Challenge Duration: May 1 – May 31, 2014


Completed 5/5

3.Read a book that is in the Sceince Fiction genre. A Creature of Moonlight 5/9

5. Read a book that is in your mother's favorite genre. (Historical Romance) The One 5/11

7. Read a book that the author is from Canada. Room 5/29

8. Read a book that the author is from the USA.
White Hot Kiss 5/19

9. Read a book in the Romance genre. Hopeless 5/27



A Creature of Moonlight by Rebecca Hahn The One (The Selection, #3) by Kiera Cass Room by Emma Donoghue White Hot Kiss (The Dark Elements, #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout Hopeless (Hopeless, #1) by Colleen Hoover

Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


message 8: by Erin (last edited May 01, 2014 07:36AM) (new)

Erin (erincapobianco) | 6 comments Im in... I just read the new Wendy Higgin book. I am starting on Fallen Crest High. Sweet Reckoning
Fallen Crest High (Fallen Crest High, #1) by Tijan


message 9: by Kris (last edited May 23, 2014 11:43AM) (new)

Kris (xokristim) I'm gonna shoot for 5 this month. :)

Completed: 7 woohoo! :)

1. Read a book with a flower on the cover.

2. Read a book that has something to do with music or the main character is a musician. This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen (05/13) 4*

3. Read a book that is in the Sceince Fiction genre. The Treatment by Suzanne Young (05/22) 5*

4. Read a book that has children on the cover or that is in the child/middle grade genre - Battle Royale by Koushun Takami (05/05) 4*

5. Read a book that the main character is a mom. Or read a book that is in your mother's favorite genre. Mistress by James Patterson (05/14) 4*

6. Read a book that has a character in the medical field..great if you can find one with a nurse as the main character. When You Were Here by Daisy Whitney (05/12) 4*

7. Read a book that the author is from Canada.

8. Read a book that has fireworks on the cover or Read a book that the author is from the USA. Dreamland by Sarah Dessen (05/10) 4*

9. Read a book in the Romance genre. Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson (05/08) 4*

10. National Smile Month in the United Kingdom.

11. May's Book of the Month!


message 10: by Hayley (new)

Hayley (applesticker) DE Fans & YA Lovers May Monthly Chalenge


Time Frame: 01.05.14 - 31.05.14
Books read: 0/3

6. May 12 is International Nurses Day
His Last Bow by Arthur Conan Doyle

8. The last Monday of May is Memorial Day in the United States, first celebrated on May 5, 1866, in Waterloo, New York
A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin

10. National Smile Month in the United Kingdom
Cysgod by Hannah Phillps


message 11: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Zigler (toriz) | 4450 comments I've decided that these are all I'm doing for this month's challenge, so I guess I'm done...

May 4 is considered by many Star Wars fans to be Star Wars day for "May the fourth be with you" sounding similar to "May the force be with you". Read a book that is in the Science Fiction genre.
Read: Only You Can Save Mankind (Johnny Maxwell, #1) by Terry Pratchett (read on May 11th 2014).

May 5 is Children's Day in Japan and Korea. Read a book that has children on the cover or that is in the child/middle grade genre.
Read: Fairy Rescue by Gwyneth Rees (read on May 1st 2014).

The last Monday of May is Memorial Day in the United States, first celebrated on May 5, 1866, in Waterloo, New York. Read a book that has fireworks on the cover or Read a book that the author is from the USA.
Read: Please Don't Tell My Parents I'm A Supervillain by Richard Roberts (read on May 4th 2014).

May's birthstone is the emerald which is emblematic of love and success. Read a book in the Romance genre.
Read: Breathe Me by Alexia Purdy (read on May 5th 2014).

National Smile Month in the United Kingdom. Read a book that will make you SMILE!
Read: Fairy Secrets by Gwyneth Rees (read on May 1st 2014).


message 12: by Sherrie (new)

Sherrie | 1212 comments Nice job, Victoria!! Well done.


message 13: by Leigh (new)

Leigh | 403 comments Congrats Victoria!


message 14: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Zigler (toriz) | 4450 comments Thank you both!


message 15: by Leigh (new)

Leigh | 403 comments Finished!

David Estes Fans and YA Book Lovers Unite! May's Monthly Reading Challenge !!

Challenge Duration: May 1 – May 31, 2014


Completed 5/5

3.Read a book that is in the Sceince Fiction genre. A Creature of Moonlight 5/9

5. Read a book that is in your mother's favorite genre. (Historical Romance) The One 5/11

7. Read a book that the author is from Canada. Room 5/29

8. Read a book that the author is from the USA.
White Hot Kiss 5/19

9. Read a book in the Romance genre. Hopeless 5/27



A Creature of Moonlight by Rebecca Hahn The One (The Selection, #3) by Kiera Cass Room by Emma Donoghue White Hot Kiss (The Dark Elements, #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout Hopeless (Hopeless, #1) by Colleen Hoover

Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


message 16: by Sherrie (new)

Sherrie | 1212 comments Nice work, Leigh! Congrats.


message 17: by Leigh (new)

Leigh | 403 comments Thanks Sherrie!


message 18: by Sherrie (new)

Sherrie | 1212 comments You're welcome, Leigh! :)


message 19: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Zigler (toriz) | 4450 comments Well done, Leigh!


message 20: by Leigh (new)

Leigh | 403 comments Thanks Victoria!


message 21: by Jennifer (last edited May 31, 2014 06:36PM) (new)

Jennifer (featherlashes) May's Reading Challenge!
Completed: 8/8

1. Read a book with a flower on the cover. One Perfect Summer (May 26)
3. Read a book that is in the Sceince Fiction genre. The Woodlands (May 3)
4. Read a book that has children on the cover Necessary Lies (May 15)
5. Read a book that the main character is a mom. What Alice Forgot (May 21)
6. Read a book that has a character in the medical field.Red Hill (May 13)
8. Read a book that has fireworks on the cover or Read a book that the author is from the USA. The Fault in Our Stars (May 19)
9. Read a book in the Romance genre. It Happened One Wedding (May 17)
10. National Smile Month in the United Kingdom. Practice Makes Perfect (May 27)


message 22: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Zigler (toriz) | 4450 comments Well done, Jennifer!


message 23: by Leigh (new)

Leigh | 403 comments Congrats Jennifer!


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