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message 1: by Danielle The Book Huntress (Wants to Read More), Loves 'Em Lethal (last edited Jun 28, 2016 11:04AM) (new)

 Danielle The Book Huntress (Wants to Read More) (gatadelafuente) | 9700 comments Mod


DHASG June Challenge

Introduction: It's June. School is getting out, summer's beginning, and the days are getting long. Let's embark on our summer reading with a bang.

Rules:

1. Any DHASG member can participate in the challenge.
2. Books must be read between June 1st and June 30th.
3. A book may only be used once for this challenge.
4. Post or link to your final stats when you are completed.
5. In your stats, list book name, title and date read. Unless obvious, include why you choose a certain book in parentheses in your stats.

Levels:

1. Hello Summer!: Read 9-12 books.
2. Goodbye Spring!: Read 6-8 books.
3. School is Out!: Read 3-5 Books.

Categories:


1. Flip a Coin: June 1st is Flip a Coin Day. You can choose a book randomly to read by flipping a coin, or you could read a book that has the theme of probability--things happen apparently randomly or according to blind chance or luck for the main character(s).
2.Repeat Repeat Day: June 3rd is Repeat Day. To celebrate, reread a favorite book, or read a book in which the character finds their day repeating (like Groundhog Day the movie) or perhaps a person has to go back to square one and deal with their past in a significant day.
3.Old Maid's Day:June 4th is the day for Single Ladies. Read a book with a female character who has yet to marry or settle down and is at least in her mid 20s.
4.Cat Fancier: June 4th is also Hug Your Cat Day. This day is for cat lovers. Read a book that has a cat character or in which the cat theme is very prominent. you could also read a book where a lead character is called "Cat."
5.Best Friend Day: June 8th celebrates not just friendship, but your besties. Read a book in which the lead characters are best friends or in which true, lifelong friendship is a prominent theme. You could also read a book recommended by your best friend.
6.Name Your Poison: While this holiday on June 8th sounds negative, it's actually a day about making choices. You get to choose what book you read for this part of the challenge.
7.Smile Power: For June 15th, lets give props to the power of the smile. You can read a book in which there is a smiling face on the cover or a book that makes you smile (aka a comedy or feel good book).
8.Treat Yourself!: For National Splurge Day on June 18th, feel free to treat yourself. Read something that is completely indulgent, or which the lead character(s) indulge themselves.
9.Papa Bear: For Father's Day on the third Sunday of June (June 19th this year), let's celebrate fathers. Read a book that has a lead character who is a father or in which the theme of fatherhood is very prominent.
10.Kiss: International Kissing Day is June 6th and National Kissing Day is June 19th. Be sure to Kiss someone on those days if you can. But you can read a book with a couple kissing on the cover or with the word kiss in the title. You could even read a book in which the main characters share a wonderful kiss.
11.Forgiveness Day: For this holiday on June 26th, we give serious weight to the concept of forgiveness. Read a book in which forgiveness is a prominent theme.
12.Cool Shades!: With Summer sun rays taking their toll on our eyes, sunglasses are very important. Read a book with a person wearing sunglasses on the cover, or in which the characters do need to or do wear sunglasses.

Bonus: You can pick any of these holidays to add to your reading total this month:

Swim a Lap Day
National Pink Day
Take Your Dog to Work Day
Camera Day
Meteor Day

Information on June taken from the Holiday Insights Page: http://holidayinsights.com/moreholida...





Challenge Participants List

Story_girl
Netanella
Tina Theresa
Emily
Brandi
Suzanne
KathyD



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Story_girl | 24 comments I'm in!


message 3: by Netanella (new)

Netanella | 192 comments DHASG June 2016 Challenge

Levels:
1. Hello Summer!: Read 9-12 books.
2. Goodbye Spring!: Read 6-8 books.
3. School is Out!: Read 3-5 Books.


1. Flip a Coin: June 1st is Flip a Coin Day. You can choose a book randomly to read by flipping a coin, or you could read a book that has the theme of probability--things happen apparently randomly or according to blind chance or luck for the main character(s).

2. Repeat Repeat Day: June 3rd is Repeat Day. To celebrate, reread a favorite book, or read a book in which the character finds their day repeating (like Groundhog Day the movie) or perhaps a person has to go back to square one and deal with their past in a significant day.

3. Old Maid's Day: June 4th is the day for Single Ladies. Read a book with a female character who has yet to marry or settle down and is at least in her mid 20s.

4. Cat Fancier: June 4th is also Hug Your Cat Day. This day is for cat lovers. Read a book that has a cat character or in which the cat theme is very prominent. you could also read a book where a lead character is called "Cat."

5. Best Friend Day: June 8th celebrates not just friendship, but your besties. Read a book in which the lead characters are best friends or in which true, lifelong friendship is a prominent theme. You could also read a book recommended by your best friend.

6. Name Your Poison: While this holiday on June 8th sounds negative, it's actually a day about making choices. You get to choose what book you read for this part of the challenge.

7. Smile Power: For June 15th, lets give props to the power of the smile. You can read a book in which there is a smiling face on the cover or a book that makes you smile (aka a comedy or feel good book).

8. Treat Yourself!: For National Splurge Day on June 18th, feel free to treat yourself. Read something that is completely indulgent, or which the lead character(s) indulge themselves.

9. Papa Bear: For Father's Day on the third Sunday of June (June 19th this year), let's celebrate fathers. Read a book that has a lead character who is a father or in which the theme of fatherhood is very prominent.

10. Kiss: International Kissing Day is June 6th and National Kissing Day is June 19th. Be sure to Kiss someone on those days if you can. But you can read a book with a couple kissing on the cover or with the word kiss in the title. You could even read a book in which the main characters share a wonderful kiss.

11. Forgiveness Day: For this holiday on June 26th, we give serious weight to the concept of forgiveness. Read a book in which forgiveness is a prominent theme.

12. Cool Shades!: With Summer sun rays taking their toll on our eyes, sunglasses are very important. Read a book with a person wearing sunglasses on the cover, or in which the characters do need to or do wear sunglasses.

Bonus: You can pick any of these holidays to add to your reading total this month:

Swim a Lap Day
National Pink Day
Take Your Dog to Work Day
Camera Day
Meteor Day


message 4: by Emily (last edited Jul 01, 2016 03:21PM) (new)

Emily | 24 comments Im in
Levels: Hello Summer DONE

1. Hello Summer!: Read 9-12 books.
2. Goodbye Spring!: Read 6-8 books.
3. School is Out!: Read 3-5 Books.

Levels:
1. Hello Summer!: Read 9-12 books.
2. Goodbye Spring!: Read 6-8 books.
3. School is Out!: Read 3-5 Books.

Categories:
1. Flip a Coin: Jcurvy by Alexa Riley 6.10
2.Repeat Repeat Day: June 3rd is Repeat Day. Exquisite Trouble by Ann Mayburn 6.2
3.Old Maid's Day: Grin And Beard It by Penny Reid 6.5
4.Cat Fancier: Carl by Hazel Gower 6.2
5.Best Friend Day: Claimed By The Mate Vol 2 by A.C. Arthur and Kate Douglas 6.1
6.Name Your Poison: Thunderstruck by Bijou Hunter 6.8
7.Smile Power: Planning For Love by Ellen Butler 6.9
8.Treat Yourself!: Handled by SE Hall and Angela Graham 6.14
9.Papa Bear:Vicious Cycle by Katie Ashley 6.13
10.Kiss:Parker's Passion by Sabrina York 6.13
11.Forgiveness Day: Rising Heat by Helen Grey 6.12
12.Cool Shades!: Michael by Abbie Zanders 6.25
Bonus: You can pick any of these holidays to add to your reading total this month:
Swim a Lap Day: Down and Out by Lila Rose 6.17
National Pink Day-Rock Chick Revolution by Kristen Ashley 6.19
Take Your Dog to Work Day: Junkyard Dog by Bijou Hunter (title and he has a dog named Nightmare)
Camera Day: From Fake To Forever by Jennifer Shirk 6.8-ACTOR
Meteor Day


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Brandi (bgreen14) | 23 comments 9/12

1. Flip a Coin: Be My Hero by Linda Kage, 6/18/16
2.Repeat Repeat Day:
3.Old Maid's Day: Undeniable by Madeline Sheehan, 6/7/16
4.Cat Fancier: Tiger's Hunt by Leslie Chase, 6/5/16
5.Best Friend Day:
6.Name Your Poison: Carl: Caveman Instinct series 2.5 by Hazel Gower, 6/12/16
7.Smile Power:
8.Treat Yourself!: Statistic by Dawn Roberson, 6/9/16
9.Papa Bear: Stuck-Up Suit by Vi Keeland & Penelope Ward, 6/1/16
10.Kiss: Price of a Kiss by Linda Kage, 6/16/16
11.Forgiveness Day: Unbeautifully by Madeline Sheehan, 6/8/16
12.Cool Shades!: The Absolution of Aidan by Kathy Coopmans, 6/14/16
Be My Hero (Forbidden Men, #3) by Linda Kage Undeniable (Undeniable, #1) by Madeline Sheehan Tiger's Hunt (Tiger's Sword, #1) by Leslie Chase Carl Caveman Instinct series 2.5 by Hazel Gower Statistic by Dawn Robertson Stuck-Up Suit by Vi Keeland Price of a Kiss (Forbidden Men, #1) by Linda Kage Unbeautifully (Undeniable, #2) by Madeline Sheehan The Absolution of Aidan (The Syndicate #3) by Kathy Coopmans


message 6: by Tina Theresa (last edited Jun 30, 2016 05:10PM) (new)

Tina Theresa | 96 comments DHASG June Challenge
Hello Summer!: 11/9-12 books. Bonus 4/5 Done

1. Flip a Coin: No Good Duke Goes Unpunished 6/26
2.Repeat Repeat Day: (reread) The Paris Wife 6/4
3.Old Maid's Day: Flirting with Felicity 6/20
4.Cat Fancier: Slave to Sensation 6/28
5.Best Friend Day: The Raven King 6/9
6.Name Your Poison: Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover 6/14
7.Smile Power: For June 15th, lets give props to the power of the smile. You can read a book in which there is a smiling face on the cover or a book that makes you smile (aka a comedy or feel good book).
8.Treat Yourself!: The Gamble 6/10
9.Papa Bear: Sustained 6/23
10.Kiss: International Kissing Day is June 6th and National Kissing Day is June 19th. The Perfect Match 6/15
11.Forgiveness Day: The Mistake 6/5
12.Cool Shades!: Worth the Fall 6/23

Bonus: You can pick any of these holidays to add to your reading total this month:

Swim a Lap Day (heroine swam laps) Sweet Dreams 6/19
National Pink Day Beauty Becomes You 6/4
Take Your Dog to Work Day (dog on cover) In Your Dreams 6/18
Camera Day (paparazzi always around) Bad Boy's Baby 6/25
Meteor Day (sci-fi)

The Raven King (The Raven Cycle, #4) by Maggie Stiefvater The Gamble (Colorado Mountain, #1) by Kristen Ashley The Mistake (Off-Campus, #2) by Elle Kennedy Flirting with Felicity by Gerri Russell Bad Boy's Baby by Sosie Frost Sweet Dreams (Colorado Mountain, #2) by Kristen Ashley Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover (The Rules of Scoundrels, #4) by Sarah MacLean Beauty Becomes You (Beauty, #4) by Skye Warren The Paris Wife by Paula McLain The Perfect Match (Blue Heron, #2) by Kristan Higgins In Your Dreams (Blue Heron, #4) by Kristan Higgins Worth the Fall (The McKinney Brothers, #1) by Claudia Connor Slave to Sensation (Psy-Changeling, #1) by Nalini Singh Sustained (The Legal Briefs, #2) by Emma Chase Bad Boy's Baby by Sosie Frost No Good Duke Goes Unpunished (The Rules of Scoundrels, #3) by Sarah MacLean


message 7: by Suzanne (last edited Jun 24, 2016 06:30AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 124 comments Dangerous Hero Addict Support Group
DHASG June 2016 Challenge
Duration:
6/1/2016 - 6/30/2016

Progress: 9 out of 9

Introduction: It's June. School is getting out, summer's beginning, and the days are getting long. Let's embark on our summer reading with a bang.

Rules:

1. Any DHASG member can participate in the challenge.
2. Books must be read between June 1st and June 30th.
3. A book may only be used once for this challenge.
4. Post or link to your final stats when you are completed.
5. In your stats, list book name, title and date read. Unless obvious, include why you choose a certain book in parentheses in your stats.

Levels:

1. Hello Summer!: Read 9-12 books.
2. Goodbye Spring!: Read 6-8 books.
3. School is Out!: Read 3-5 Books.


Categories:

1. Flip a Coin: June 1st is Flip a Coin Day. You can choose a book randomly to read by flipping a coin, or you could read a book that has the theme of probability--things happen apparently randomly or according to blind chance or luck for the main character(s):
Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik - ***** - 6/1/2016 - 512 Pages - Playing cards on the cover (luck)

Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik

2.Repeat Repeat Day: June 3rd is Repeat Day. To celebrate, reread a favorite book, or read a book in which the character finds their day repeating (like Groundhog Day the movie) or perhaps a person has to go back to square one and deal with their past in a significant day:
Daimon by Jennifer L. Armentrout - *** - 6/6/2016 - 62 Pages - Main character must go back to square one and deal with her past

Daimon (Covenant, #0.5) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

3.Old Maid's Day: June 4th is the day for Single Ladies. Read a book with a female character who has yet to marry or settle down and is at least in her mid 20s:
Hot Six by Janet Evanovich - ***** - 6/22/2016 - 336 Pages - Has Yet to Marry

Hot Six (Stephanie Plum, #6) by Janet Evanovich

4.Cat Fancier: June 4th is also Hug Your Cat Day. This day is for cat lovers. Read a book that has a cat character or in which the cat theme is very prominent. you could also read a book where a lead character is called "Cat."

5.Best Friend Day: June 8th celebrates not just friendship, but your besties. Read a book in which the lead characters are best friends or in which true, lifelong friendship is a prominent theme. You could also read a book recommended by your best friend:
Bed of Roses by Nora Roberts - ***** - 6/17/2016 - Best Friends

Bed of Roses (Bride Quartet, #2) by Nora Roberts

6.Name Your Poison: While this holiday on June 8th sounds negative, it's actually a day about making choices. You get to choose what book you read for this part of the challenge:
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas - **** - 6/9/2016 - 1276 Pages

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

7.Smile Power: For June 15th, lets give props to the power of the smile. You can read a book in which there is a smiling face on the cover or a book that makes you smile (aka a comedy or feel good book):
The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun by Gretchen Rubin - ***** - 6/23/2016 - 352 Pages - Makes me smile

The Happiness Project Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun by Gretchen Rubin

8.Treat Yourself!: For National Splurge Day on June 18th, feel free to treat yourself. Read something that is completely indulgent, or which the lead character(s) indulge themselves
Extreme Exposure by Pamela Clare - **** - 6/20/2016 - 335 Pages

Extreme Exposure (I-Team, #1) by Pamela Clare

9.Papa Bear: For Father's Day on the third Sunday of June (June 19th this year), let's celebrate fathers. Read a book that has a lead character who is a father or in which the theme of fatherhood is very prominent.

10.Kiss: International Kissing Day is June 6th and National Kissing Day is June 19th. Be sure to Kiss someone on those days if you can. But you can read a book with a couple kissing on the cover or with the word kiss in the title. You could even read a book in which the main characters share a wonderful kiss:
Water Bound by Christine Feehan - *** - 6/16/2016 - Shares a wonderful kiss

Water Bound (Sea Haven/Sisters of the Heart, #1) by Christine Feehan

11. Forgiveness Day: For this holiday on June 26th, we give serious weight to the concept of forgiveness. Read a book in which forgiveness is a prominent theme:
One Plus One by Jojo Moyes - ***** - 6/14/2016 - 368 Pages

One Plus One by Jojo Moyes

12.Cool Shades!: With Summer sun rays taking their toll on our eyes, sunglasses are very important. Read a book with a person wearing sunglasses on the cover, or in which the characters do need to or do wear sunglasses.

Bonus: You can pick any of these holidays to add to your reading total this month:
Swim a Lap Day
National Pink Day
Take Your Dog to Work Day
Camera Day
Meteor Day


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☘KathyD☘ | 22 comments June Challenge

Level — Hello Summer! (9+ books)
Completed — 12/12! +4

Categories
Flip-a-Coin Day (June 1) ➔ choose a book randomly
Hot Ticket, Olivia Cunning – 6/10/16 – ✮✮✮✮✰

Repeat Repeat Day (June 3) ➔ character has to go back to square one and deal with their past in a significant way
Vengeance in Death, J.D. Robb – 6/24/16 – ✮✮✮✮✮

Old Maid’s Day (June 4) ➔ female character who has yet to marry/settle down and is at least in her mid 20s (99 human + vampire years old)
Devil to Pay, Jeaniene Frost – 6/5/16 – ✮✮✮✮✰

Hug Your Cat Day (June 4) ➔ features a cat character (Mister)
Grave Peril, Jim Butcher – 6/5/16 – ✮✮✮✮✮

Best Friend Day (June 8) ➔ lead characters are best friends
The Men with the Golden Cuffs, Lexi Blake – 6/12/16 – ✮✮✮✮✮

Name Your Poison (June 8) ➔ reader’s choice
Destined for an Early Grave, Jeaniene Frost – 6/8/16 – ✮✮✮✮✮

Smile Power (June 15) ➔ book made me smile
Cupcakes, Trinkets, and Other Deadly Magic, Meghan Ciana Doidge – 6/13/16 – ✮✮✮✮✰

National Splurge Day (June 18) ➔ lead characters indulge themselves
Valan Playboys, Scarlett Dawn – 6/19/16 – ✮✮✮✰✰

Father’s Day (June 19) ➔ theme of fatherhood is very prominent
Hope Smolders, Jaci Burton – 6/13/16 – ✮✮✮✮✰

International Kissing Day (June 6) and National Kissing Day (June 19) ➔ couple kissing on the cover
Destined Havoc, Nina Levine – 6/7/16 – ✮✮✮✮✰

Forgiveness Day (June 26) ➔ prominent theme of forgiveness
Hell or High Water, Julie Ann Walker – 6/7/16 – ✮✮✮✮✰

Cool Shades! ➔ person wearing sunglasses on the cover; characters do need to or do wear sunglasses
Hot Holiday Nights, Jaci Burton – 6/14/16 – ✮✮✮✮✰

Hot Ticket (Sinners on Tour, #3) by Olivia Cunning Vengeance in Death (In Death, #6) by J.D. Robb Devil to Pay (Night Huntress, #3.5) by Jeaniene Frost Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, #3) by Jim Butcher The Men with the Golden Cuffs (Masters and Mercenaries, #2) by Lexi Blake Destined for an Early Grave (Night Huntress, #4) by Jeaniene Frost
Cupcakes, Trinkets, and Other Deadly Magic (The Dowser #1) by Meghan Ciana Doidge Valan Playboys by Scarlett Dawn Hope Smolders (Hope, #0.5) by Jaci Burton Destined Havoc (Havoc, #1) by Nina Levine Hell or High Water (Deep Six, #1) by Julie Ann Walker Hot Holiday Nights (Play by Play, #10.5) by Jaci Burton

Bonus
National Pink Day ➔ pink cover
Sugar Daddy, Sawyer Bennett – 6/10/16 – ✮✮✮✮✮

Take Your Dog to Work Day ➔ character’s dog (and cats) are part of her work
Divorced, Desperate and Delicious, Christie Craig – 6/27/16 – ✮✮✮✮✰

Camera Day ➔ main character is a professional photographer
Last Call, Alice Clayton – 6/13/16 – ✮✮✮✮✰

Meteor Day ➔ tagged sci-fi
Cinder, Marissa Meyer – 6/15/16 – ✮✮✮✮✰

Sugar Daddy (Sugar Bowl, #1) by Sawyer Bennett Divorced, Desperate and Delicious (Divorced and Desperate, #1) by Christie Craig Last Call (Cocktail, #4.5) by Alice Clayton Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer


message 9: by Story_girl (last edited Jul 01, 2016 07:49AM) (new)

Story_girl | 24 comments DHASG June 2016 Challenge

LEVEL: School is Out!: Read 3-5 Books.

PROGRESS: 4/3-5

STATUS: COMPLETED!!

1. Flip a Coin: June 1st is Flip a Coin Day. You can choose a book randomly to read by flipping a coin, or you could read a book that has the theme of probability--things happen apparently randomly or according to blind chance or luck for the main character(s): Dreaming of You by Lisa Kleypas [gaming club - theme of probability] [Read: 06/04/2016]

2. Repeat Repeat Day: June 3rd is Repeat Day. To celebrate, reread a favorite book, or read a book in which the character finds their day repeating (like Groundhog Day the movie) or perhaps a person has to go back to square one and deal with their past in a significant day: Mine Till Midnight by Lisa Kleypas [book re-read]

3. Old Maid's Day: June 4th is the day for Single Ladies. Read a book with a female character who has yet to marry or settle down and is at least in her mid 20s: Suddenly You by Lisa Kleypas [female lead is 30 and unmarried] [Read: 06/12/2016]


4. Cat Fancier: June 4th is also Hug Your Cat Day. This day is for cat lovers. Read a book that has a cat character or in which the cat theme is very prominent. you could also read a book where a lead character is called "Cat."

5. Best Friend Day: June 8th celebrates not just friendship, but your besties. Read a book in which the lead characters are best friends or in which true, lifelong friendship is a prominent theme. You could also read a book recommended by your best friend.

6. Name Your Poison: While this holiday on June 8th sounds negative, it's actually a day about making choices. You get to choose what book you read for this part of the challenge: Seduce Me at Sunrise by Lisa Kleypas [a character is poisioned]

7. Smile Power: For June 15th, lets give props to the power of the smile. You can read a book in which there is a smiling face on the cover or a book that makes you smile (aka a comedy or feel good book).

8. Treat Yourself!: For National Splurge Day on June 18th, feel free to treat yourself. Read something that is completely indulgent, or which the lead character(s) indulge themselves.

9. Papa Bear: For Father's Day on the third Sunday of June (June 19th this year), let's celebrate fathers. Read a book that has a lead character who is a father or in which the theme of fatherhood is very prominent.

10. Kiss: International Kissing Day is June 6th and National Kissing Day is June 19th. Be sure to Kiss someone on those days if you can. But you can read a book with a couple kissing on the cover or with the word kiss in the title. You could even read a book in which the main characters share a wonderful kiss.

11. Forgiveness Day: For this holiday on June 26th, we give serious weight to the concept of forgiveness. Read a book in which forgiveness is a prominent theme.

12. Cool Shades!: With Summer sun rays taking their toll on our eyes, sunglasses are very important. Read a book with a person wearing sunglasses on the cover, or in which the characters do need to or do wear sunglasses.

Bonus: You can pick any of these holidays to add to your reading total this month:

Swim a Lap Day
National Pink Day
Take Your Dog to Work Day
Camera Day
Meteor Day


THANKS FOR A FUN CHALLENGE!!


 Danielle The Book Huntress (Wants to Read More) (gatadelafuente) | 9700 comments Mod
It looks like you had a Lisa Kleypas month, Story_girl. Me too, I read Love in the Afternoon and me and my sister are listening to her on audio: Rainshadow Road and Brown-Eyed Girl. We'll do Dream Lake next.


 Danielle The Book Huntress (Wants to Read More) (gatadelafuente) | 9700 comments Mod
Congrats to all the participants. The next challenge is up:

https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


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Netanella | 192 comments Dang, dang, dang! Forgot to post my update! There it is below me:


message 13: by Netanella (new)

Netanella | 192 comments DHASG June 2016 Challenge

Levels:
1. Hello Summer!: 10/12 Books Read

1. Flip a Coin: June 1st is Flip a Coin Day. You can choose a book randomly to read by flipping a coin, or you could read a book that has the theme of probability--things happen apparently randomly or according to blind chance or luck for the main character(s).

2. Repeat Repeat Day: June 3rd is Repeat Day. To celebrate, reread a favorite book, or read a book in which the character finds their day repeating (like Groundhog Day the movie) or perhaps a person has to go back to square one and deal with their past in a significant day.

3. Old Maid's Day: June 4th is the day for Single Ladies. Read a book with a female character who has yet to marry or settle down and is at least in her mid 20s. Heroine Esme is a 20-something virgin who's looking to score after she's released from a warlock's spell in "Dragon Fall.
✔ Masters of the Flame 3 - Dragon Fall by Elsa Jade - 06.04.2016 (★★★★)
4. Cat Fancier: June 4th is also Hug Your Cat Day. This day is for cat lovers. Read a book that has a cat character or in which the cat theme is very prominent. you could also read a book where a lead character is called "Cat." There's a cat fetish dress-up, bondage scene early in the book. Meow!
✔ Grabbed 1 - Grabbed by Vicious by Lolita Lopez - 06.19.2016 (★★)
5. Best Friend Day: June 8th celebrates not just friendship, but your besties. Read a book in which the lead characters are best friends or in which true, lifelong friendship is a prominent theme. You could also read a book recommended by your best friend. Three best friends kick off this PNR series by going to Vegas for a bachelorette party in "Dragon Fever." ✔ Masters of the Flame 1 - Dragon Fever by Elsa Jade - 06.04.2016 (★★★★)
6. Name Your Poison: While this holiday on June 8th sounds negative, it's actually a day about making choices. You get to choose what book you read for this part of the challenge.
Dying of the Light by George R. R. Martin - 06.10.2016 (★★★)
7. Smile Power: For June 15th, lets give props to the power of the smile. You can read a book in which there is a smiling face on the cover or a book that makes you smile (aka a comedy or feel good book).
✔ Her Russian Protector 5.5 - Sergei, Volume 2 by Roxie Rivera - 06.22.2016 (★★★★)
8. Treat Yourself!: For National Splurge Day on June 18th, feel free to treat yourself. Read something that is completely indulgent, or which the lead character(s) indulge themselves. (I told myself I would NOT read this partial serial book, because it is currently unfinished at 4 of 8 parts, approx. 50 pages each. BUT, having just taken a bite of the first paragraph, I quickly spent the evening indulging myself to the rest of the series. Can't wait for the author to finish this!
✔ Heart of the Pack 1 - Bitten by Elsa Jade - 06.05.2016 (★★★★)
✔ Heart of the Pack 2 - Chased by Elsa Jade - 06.05.2016 (★★★★)
✔ Heart of the Pack 3 - Caught by Elsa Jade - 06.05.2016 (★★★★)
✔ Heart of the Pack 4 - Bound by Elsa Jade - 06.06.2016 (★★★★)
9. Papa Bear: For Father's Day on the third Sunday of June (June 19th this year), let's celebrate fathers. Read a book that has a lead character who is a father or in which the theme of fatherhood is very prominent.
✔ Devils Point Wolves 5 - Fierce by Eliza Gayle - 06.15.2016 (★★★)
10. Kiss: International Kissing Day is June 6th and National Kissing Day is June 19th. Be sure to Kiss someone on those days if you can. But you can read a book with a couple kissing on the cover or with the word kiss in the title. You could even read a book in which the main characters share a wonderful kiss.
✔ Black Hills 1 - Black Hills Angel by A.C. Wilson - 06.11.2016 (★★)
11. Forgiveness Day: For this holiday on June 26th, we give serious weight to the concept of forgiveness. Read a book in which forgiveness is a prominent theme.
Unbound by Cara McKenna - 06.07.2016 (★★★★★)
12. Cool Shades!: With Summer sun rays taking their toll on our eyes, sunglasses are very important. Read a book with a person wearing sunglasses on the cover, or in which the characters do need to or do wear sunglasses.
✔ Incursion Legends 1 - Six Feet Under by Bryan Donihue - 06.12.2016 (★★★)
Bonus: You can pick any of these holidays to add to your reading total this month:
Camera Day - Heroine takes a picture of her mafia boss killing a copy in ✔ It's Only Physical by Trista Ann Michaels - 06.08.2016 (★★)
Dragon Fall (Masters of the Flame, #3) by Elsa Jade Grabbed by Vicious (Grabbed, #1) by Lolita Lopez Dragon Fever (Masters of the Flame, #1) by Elsa Jade Dying of the Light by George R.R. Martin Sergei, Volume 2 (Her Russian Protector, #5.5) by Roxie Rivera Bitten (Heart of the Pack, #1) by Elsa Jade Chased (Heart of the Pack, #2) by Elsa Jade Caught (Heart of the Pack, #3) by Elsa Jade Bound (Heart of the Pack, #4) by Elsa Jade Fierce (Devils Point Wolves, #5) by Eliza Gayle Black Hills Angel (Black Hills #1) by A.C. Wilson Unbound by Cara McKenna Six Feet Under (Incursion Legends Book 1) by Bryan Donihue It's Only Physical by Trista Ann Michaels


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Story_girl | 24 comments Danielle The Book Huntress (Self-Proclaimed Book Ninja) wrote: It looks like you had a Lisa Kleypas month, Story_girl. Me too, I read Love in the Afternoon and me and my sister are listening to her on audio........

Yes it sure seems so, but through sheer coincidence. :D Lisa Kleypas is an author you can keep reading and not tire of!


 Danielle The Book Huntress (Wants to Read More) (gatadelafuente) | 9700 comments Mod
Story_girl wrote: "Danielle The Book Huntress (Self-Proclaimed Book Ninja) wrote: It looks like you had a Lisa Kleypas month, Story_girl. Me too, I read Love in the Afternoon and me and my sister are listening to her..."

Agreed!


 Danielle The Book Huntress (Wants to Read More) (gatadelafuente) | 9700 comments Mod
Netanella wrote: "
DHASG June 2016 Challenge


Levels:
1. Hello Summer!: 10/12 Books Read

1. Flip a Coin: June 1st is Flip a Coin Day. You can choose a book randomly to read by flipping a coin, or you could read ..."


Way to Go, Netanella!


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