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message 1: by Cindy (last edited Jul 30, 2016 03:04PM) (new)

Cindy | 243 comments Quarterly Challenge - Summer Quarterly Challenge
Duration: 7/1/16 - 9/30/16

The Low-Down
Choose your reading level, then use the books you read of paranormal nature to cover the categories below. You can always choose to upgrade or downgrade your reading level of choice.

Challenge Rules
→ When you sign up for the challenge, please post some kind of a place saver so that I can link you up under the participants. You will be updating this first post as you finish your books.
→ For each book you read, please update your original post and somehow indicate which book you read, and the date you finished reading it. Also, please explain why the book links with the previous if it's not obvious (ie you are using a cover image, instead of a word in the title).
→ You may only use each book one time in this challenge, but feel free to use the same titles in other challenges!


Category 1 Summer Colors:
Read a a book whose covers are at least 50%:
Red:
Blue:
Yellow:
Green:
Orange:

Category 2 Independence Day:
Read any book that has the letters F-O-U-R in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Read any book published in July (any year):
Read a book that is fourth in a series:
Read a book featuring a character that is or has been in the military:
Read a book that includes a foreigner in the USA or an American abroad:

Category 3 Labor Day:
Read a book featuring a character that has an unusual job:
Read a book that starts with one of the letters in W-O-R-K:
Read a book where someone hates their job or boss:
Read a book where someone is offered a job/mission:
Read book 3 in a series (three day weekend):

Category 4 Summer Olympics:
Read a book that involves something to do with Brazil:
Read a book with a character who is an athlete:
Read any book that has the letters R-I-O in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Read a book with a character that is strong (not necessarily physically):
Read a book published in August (any year):

Category 5 Summertime:
Read a book that includes a beach:
Read a book that includes a bonfire (or any kind of fire):
Read any book that has the letters H-O-T in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Read a book with a character that is outdoorsy (hiker, fisherman, tour guide, etc.):
Read a book published in September (any year):

Levels:
Lemonade Stand: 1-2 tasks per category
Roasting Marshmallows: 3 tasks per category
Baby You're a Firework: 4+ tasks per category

Participants
Amanda
Amy
Avni
Carly
Cindy
Danielle
Donna
Jalissa
Natalie
Shannon
Suzanne


message 2: by Natalie (last edited Sep 28, 2016 12:18PM) (new)

Natalie A. 15/15 COMPLETED

I'm in; I will do the Roasting Marshmallows level

Category 1 Summer Colors:
Red: The Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead - COMPLETED 07/23
Yellow: Instinct by Sherrilyn Kenyon - COMPLETED 07/25
Green: Dark Heir by Faith Hunter - COMPLETED 08/04
Category 2 Independence Day:
F-O-U-R in the title: Born of Fury by Sherrilyn Kenyon - COMPLETED 08/09
Published in July (any year): Flight from Death by Yasmine Galenorn - COMPLETED 08/25

Character that is or has been in the military: Knightforce One by Sydney Addae - COMPLETED 09/09

Category 3 Labor Day:
Book that starts with one of the letters in W-O-R-K: Wild Things by Chloe Neill - COMPLETED 07/19

Book where someone hates their job or boss: The Shadows by J.R. Ward - COMPLETED 09/13

Book where someone is offered a job/mission: Veiled Threat by Shannon Mayer - COMPLETED 09/18
Category 4 Summer Olympics:
R-I-O in the title (does not have to be consecutive): Cold Burn of Magic by Jennifer Estep - COMPLETED 09/20

Strong Character (not necessarily physically): Silver Bullet by SM Reine - COMPLETED 08/30
Published in August (any year): Nightwalker by Jacquelyn Frank - COMPLETED 09/02

Category 5 Summertime:
H-O-T in the title (does not have to be consecutive): Hotter than Helltown by SM Reine - COMPLETED 09/08
Outdoorsy Character (hiker, fisherman, tour guide, etc.): Dead Heat by Patricia Briggs - COMPLETED 09/26
Published in September (any year): Archangel’s Enigma - COMPLETED 09/28


The Ruby Circle (Bloodlines, #6) by Richelle Mead Instinct (Chronicles of Nick, #6) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Dark Heir (Jane Yellowrock, #9) by Faith Hunter Born of Fury (The League, #6) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Flight from Death (Fly by Night, #1) by Yasmine Galenorn KnightForce One (La Patron' KnightForce, #1) by Sydney Addae Wild Things (Chicagoland Vampires, #9) by Chloe Neill The Shadows (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #13) by J.R. Ward Veiled Threat (Rylee Adamson, #7) by Shannon Mayer Cold Burn of Magic (Black Blade, #1) by Jennifer Estep Silver Bullet (Preternatural Affairs, #2) by S.M. Reine Nightwalker (The World of Nightwalkers, #5) by Jacquelyn Frank Hotter Than Helltown (Preternatural Affairs, #3) by S.M. Reine Dead Heat (Alpha & Omega #4) by Patricia Briggs Archangel's Enigma (Guild Hunter, #8) by Nalini Singh


message 3: by Avni (new)

Avni (avniaghi) I have a doubt. Does the book have to be paranormal in nature or can it be any genre? And if only paranormal is fantasy acceptable?


message 4: by Carly (last edited Sep 27, 2016 08:09PM) (new)

Carly (car88) »2016 - SUMMER QUARTERLY CHALLENGE«
>7/1/16 - 9/30/16
·Post 4

SUMMER COLORS
·Red- Crimson Sin (8/16/16)
·Blue- No More Black Magic (7/23/16)
·Yellow- Girl's Guide to Witchcraft (7/8/16)
·Green- Swan and the Bear (7/12/16)
·Orange- Undeadly (7/24/16)

INDEPENDENCE DAY
F-O-U-R in title.
·Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble (9/25/16)
Published in July.
·Pack Challenge (8/18/16)
4th in a series.
·Lion and the Falcon (9/12/16)
Character in military.
·Croc's Return (7/9/16)
Foreigner in the US/an American abroad.
·Bonds of Fire: The Bellum Sisters 2 (8/11/16)

LABOR DAY
Character with an unusual job.
·His Witch to Keep Alexi - an assassin for Hades (8/1/16)
Title starts with letter in W-O-R-K.
·
Character hates their job/boss.
·
Character is offered job/mission.
·The Zero Dog War (8/22/16)
3rd in a series.
·Croc and the Fox (8/30/16)

SUMMER OLYMPICS
Something to do with Brazil.
·Equal Parts (9/4/16)
Character is an athlete.
·Magic Bites (9/23/16)
Letters R-I-O in title. (8/3/16)
·All Roar and No Bite
Character is strong.
·The Devil In Disguise (7/5/16)
Published in August.
·

SUMMERTIME
Includes a beach.
·Vacation Hell (7/19/16)
Includes a bonfire.
·Kiss at Your Own Risk (7/16/16)
Letters H-O-T in title.
·Hell's Gates (9/8/16)
Character is outdoorsy.
·Go Fetch (9/10/16)
Published in September.
·Bite Me (8/8/16)


» READ«
The Devil in Disguise (Bad Things, #1) by Cynthia Eden Girl's Guide to Witchcraft (Jane Madison Series) by Mindy Klasky Croc's Return (Bitten Point, #1) by Eve Langlais Swan and the Bear (Furry United Coalition, #2) by Eve Langlais Kiss at Your Own Risk (Soulfire #1) by Stephanie Rowe Vacation Hell (Princess of Hell, #4) by Eve Langlais No More Black Magic (Here Witchy Witchy, #1) by A.L. Kessler Undeadly (The Case Files of Dr. Matilda Schmidt, Paranormal Psychologist #6) by Cynthia St. Aubin His Witch to Keep (Keepers of the Veil, #2) by Zoe Forward All Roar and No Bite (Grayslake, #2) by Celia Kyle Bite Me (Bitten, #1) by C.C. Wood Bonds of Fire (The Bellum Sisters, #2) by T.A. Grey Crimson Sin (Rebel Heart #1) by Trina M. Lee Pack Challenge (Magnus Pack, #1) by Shelly Laurenston The Zero Dog War (Zero Dog Missions, #1) by Keith Melton Croc and the Fox (Furry United Coalition, #3) by Eve Langlais Equal Parts (Supernova, #1) by Emma Winters Hell's Gates (Caith Morningstar, #2) by Celia Kyle Go Fetch (Magnus Pack, #2) by Shelly Laurenston Lion and the Falcon (Furry United Coalition, #4) by Eve Langlais Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1) by Ilona Andrews Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble (Jolie Wilkins, #1) by H.P. Mallory



message 5: by Amy (last edited Aug 11, 2016 08:05AM) (new)

Amy | 1 comments Quarterly Challenge - Summer Quarterly Challenge
Duration: 7/1/16 - 9/30/16
Roasting Marshmallows: 3 tasks per category


Category 1 Summer Colors: Read a a book whose covers are at least 50%: 3/3
Red: -- finished 07/20/16
Queen of Tomorrow (Stolen Empire, #2) by Sherry D. Ficklin
Blue: -- finished 07/02/16
Fallen (Fallen, #1) by Lauren Kate
Yellow: -- finished 07/16/16
Poison Study (Study, #1) by Maria V. Snyder
Green:
Orange:

Category 2 Independence Day: 1/3
Read any book that has the letters F-O-U-R in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Read any book published in July (any year):
Read a book that is fourth in a series:
Winter (The Lunar Chronicles, #4) by Marissa Meyer
Read a book featuring a character that is or has been in the military: -- finished 08/11/16
Chosen at Nightfall (Shadow Falls, #5) by C.C. Hunter
Read a book that includes a foreigner in the USA or an American abroad:

Category 3 Labor Day: 1/3
Read a book featuring a character that has an unusual job:
Read a book that starts with one of the letters in W-O-R-K:
Read a book where someone hates their job or boss:
Read a book where someone is offered a job/mission:
Read book 3 in a series (three day weekend): -- finished 08/04/16
Deity (Covenant, #3) by Jennifer L. Armentrout


Category 4 Summer Olympics: 1/3
Read a book that involves something to do with Brazil:
Read a book with a character who is an athlete:
Read any book that has the letters R-I-O in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Read a book with a character that is strong (not necessarily physically): strong powers -- finished 07/12/16
Fairest (The Lunar Chronicles, #3.5) by Marissa Meyer
Read a book published in August (any year):

Category 5 Summertime: 3/3
Read a book that includes a beach: -- finished 07/29/16
The Winner's Kiss (The Winner's Trilogy, #3) by Marie Rutkoski
Read a book that includes a bonfire (or any kind of fire):
Read any book that has the letters H-O-T in the title (does not have to be consecutive): -- finished 07/11/16
The Host (The Host, #1) by Stephenie Meyer
Read a book with a character that is outdoorsy (hiker, fisherman, tour guide, etc.):
Read a book published in September (any year): Published September 16th 2014 -- Finished 07/06/16
The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave, #2) by Rick Yancey


message 6: by Amanda (last edited Sep 17, 2016 11:59AM) (new)

Amanda | 1 comments Lemonade Stand: 10/10


Category 1 Summer Colours:

Red:
The King (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #12) by J.R. Ward (01/07/16)
Yellow:
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two (Harry Potter, #8) by J.K. Rowling (05/08/16)


Category 2 Independence Day:

Read a book that is fourth in a series:
Mack (The King Trilogy, #4) by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff (30/07/16)
Read a book featuring a character that is or has been in the military:
No Rest for the Wicked (Immortals After Dark #3) by Kresley Cole (03/07/16)


Category 3 Labor Day:

Read a book featuring a character that has an unusual job:
Playing with Monsters (Playing with Monsters, #1) by Amelia Hutchins (09/07/16)
Read a book where someone is offered a job/mission:
Born of Night (The League, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon (17/09/16)


Category 4 Summer Olympics:

Read a book with a character that is strong (not necessarily physically):
Blood Kiss (Black Dagger Legacy, #1) by J.R. Ward (03/09/16)
Read a book published in August (any year):
Midnight Soul (Fantasyland, #5) by Kristen Ashley (29/08/16)


Category 5 Summertime:

Read any book that has the letters H-O-T in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
The Shadows (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #13) by J.R. Ward (20/08/16)
Read a book with a character that is outdoorsy:
The Beast (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #14) by J.R. Ward (10/09/16)


message 7: by Shannon (last edited Sep 13, 2016 09:42PM) (new)

Shannon Baby you're a firework

Completed
20/20


Category 1 Summer Colors:
Read a a book whose covers are at least 50%:
Red: Bitter Night 7/25
Blue: Eighth Grave After Dark 7/31
Yellow: Undone 7/9
Green: Left for Undead 7/2
Orange:

Bitter Night (Horngate Witches, #1) by Diana Pharaoh Francis Eighth Grave After Dark (Charley Davidson, #8) by Darynda Jones Undone (Outcast Season, #1) by Rachel Caine Left for Undead (Crimson Moon, #6) by L.A. Banks

Category 2 Independence Day:
Read any book that has the letters F-O-U-R in the title (does not have to be consecutive): The Curse of Tenth Grave 8/18
Read any book published in July (any year): Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 8/11
Read a book that is fourth in a series: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 8/26
Read a book featuring a character that is or has been in the military: Working Stiff 7/29
Read a book that includes a foreigner in the USA or an American abroad:

The Curse of Tenth Grave (Charley Davidson, #10) by Darynda Jones Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4) by J.K. Rowling Working Stiff (Revivalist, #1) by Rachel Caine

Category 3 Labor Day:
Read a book featuring a character that has an unusual job:Gale Force 7/2
Read a book that starts with one of the letters in W-O-R-K: White Is for Magic 9/5
Read a book where someone hates their job or boss:
Read a book where someone is offered a job/mission: Seventh Grave and No Body 7/18
Read book 3 in a series (three day weekend): Terminated 8/12

Gale Force (Weather Warden, #7) by Rachel Caine White Is for Magic (Blue is for Nightmares, #2) by Laurie Faria Stolarz Seventh Grave and No Body (Charley Davidson, #7) by Darynda Jones Terminated (Revivalist, #3) by Rachel Caine

Category 4 Summer Olympics:
Read a book that involves something to do with Brazil: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 8/2
Read a book with a character who is an athlete: Blue is for Nightmares 8/27
Read any book that has the letters R-I-O in the title (does not have to be consecutive): Sixth Grave on the Edge 7/8
Read a book with a character that is strong (not necessarily physically): Two Weeks' Notice 8/5
Read a book published in August (any year):

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling Blue is for Nightmares (Blue is for Nightmares, #1) by Laurie Faria Stolarz Sixth Grave on the Edge (Charley Davidson, #6) by Darynda Jones Two Weeks' Notice (Revivalist, #2) by Rachel Caine

Category 5 Summertime:
Read a book that includes a beach:
Read a book that includes a bonfire (or any kind of fire): Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 8/20
Read any book that has the letters H-O-T in the title (does not have to be consecutive): The Dirt on Ninth Grave 8/9
Read a book with a character that is outdoorsy (hiker, fisherman, tour guide, etc.): Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 9/4
Read a book published in September (any year): Once Broken Faith 9/13

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3) by J.K. Rowling The Dirt on Ninth Grave (Charley Davidson, #9) by Darynda Jones Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5) by J.K. Rowling Once Broken Faith (October Daye, #10) by Seanan McGuire


message 8: by Danielle Gypsy Soul (last edited Sep 27, 2016 11:26AM) (new)

Danielle  Gypsy Soul (afdaniellet) Quarterly Challenge - Summer Quarterly Challenge
Duration: 7/1/16 - 9/30/16

Level: Baby you're a firework

Read 20/20

Category 1 Summer Colors:
Read a a book whose covers are at least 50%:
Red: When He Was Wicked 8/28 ★★★
Blue: Unleashed Temptation 7/17 ★★★
Yellow: Brighter Than the Sun 7/12 ★★★
Green:
Orange: The Protector 7/24 ★
When He Was Wicked (Bridgertons, #6) by Julia Quinn Unleashed Temptation (Miami Scorcher, #1) by Savannah Stuart Brighter Than the Sun (Charley Davidson #8.5) by Darynda Jones The Protector (Taskforce, #1) by Marliss Melton

Category 2 Independence Day:
Read any book that has the letters F-O-U-R in the title (does not have to be consecutive): Wolf's Capture 9/23 ★★★
Read any book published in July (any year): Forged in Smoke 7/21 ★★★★
Read a book that is fourth in a series: Primal Temptation 8/16 ★★★★
Read a book featuring a character that is or has been in the military: Her Summer with the Marine 7/19 ★★★★
Read a book that includes a foreigner in the USA or an American abroad:
Wolf's Capture (Kodiak Point, #4) by Eve Langlais Forged in Smoke (Red-Hot SEALs, #3) by Trish McCallan Primal Temptation (Pendragon Gargoyles #4) by Sydney Somers Her Summer with the Marine (The Donovan Brothers, #1) by Susan Meier

Category 3 Labor Day:
Read a book featuring a character that has an unusual job: The Mighty Quinn (Burlesque Dancer) 7/26 ★★
Read a book that starts with one of the letters in W-O-R-K: On the Loose 7/10 ★★★★★
Read a book where someone hates their job or boss: Undeniably Yours 7/5 ★★
Read a book where someone is offered a job/mission:
Read book 3 in a series (three day weekend): Yuri 7/24 ★★★
The Mighty Quinn by Sommer Marsden On the Loose (Steele Street, #7) by Tara Janzen Undeniably Yours (Kowalski Family, #2) by Shannon Stacey Yuri (Her Russian Protector, #3) by Roxie Rivera

Category 4 Summer Olympics:
Read a book that involves something to do with Brazil:
Read a book with a character who is an athlete: The Hook Up 7/6 ★★★★
Read any book that has the letters R-I-O in the title (does not have to be consecutive): The Survivors 7/23 ★★★
Read a book with a character that is strong (not necessarily physically): Eidolon 7/30 ★★★★★
Read a book published in August (any year): Shadow Falling 8/24 ★★★★★
The Hook Up (Game On, #1) by Kristen Callihan The Survivors by Dinah McCall Eidolon (Wraith Kings, #2) by Grace Draven Shadow Falling (The Scorpius Syndrome, #2) by Rebecca Zanetti

Category 5 Summertime:
Read a book that includes a beach:
Read a book that includes a bonfire (or any kind of fire): Count to Ten 7/15 ★★★★★
Read any book that has the letters H-O-T in the title (does not have to be consecutive): The Men with the Golden Cuffs 7/14 ★★★
Read a book with a character that is outdoorsy (hiker, fisherman, tour guide, etc.): Falling for Owen 7/16 ★★
Read a book published in September (any year): Faith & Fidelity 7/7 ★★★★
Count to Ten (Romantic Suspense, #6; Chicago, #5) by Karen Rose The Men with the Golden Cuffs (Masters and Mercenaries, #2) by Lexi Blake Falling for Owen (The McBrides, #2) by Jennifer Ryan Faith & Fidelity (Faith, Love, & Devotion, #1) by Tere Michaels


message 9: by Donna (last edited Jul 14, 2016 06:38PM) (new)

Donna Grocott | 6 comments I'll play at the Roasting Marshmallow level.
4/15

Category 1 Summer Colors:
Read a a book whose covers are at least 50%:

«Red: Blood Bound Patricia Briggs July 6, 2016 Blood Bound

Blue:
Yellow:
Green:
Orange:

Category 2 Independence Day:
Read any book that has the letters F-O-U-R in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Read any book published in July (any year):

«Read a book that is fourth in a series: Bone Crossed 7.9.76 Patricia Briggs Bone Crossed

Read a book featuring a character that is or has been in the military:
Read a book that includes a foreigner in the USA or an American abroad:

Category 3 Labor Day:
«Read a book featuring a character that has an unusual job: Spider's Bite 7.12.16 Jennifer Estep Spider's Bite

Read a book that starts with one of the letters in W-O-R-K:
Read a book where someone hates their job or boss:
Read a book where someone is offered a job/mission:
Read book 3 in a series (three day weekend):

Category 4 Summer Olympics:
Read a book that involves something to do with Brazil:
Read a book with a character who is an athlete:
Read any book that has the letters R-I-O in the title (does not have to be consecutive):

«Read a book with a character that is strong (not necessarily physically): Moon Called Patricia Briggs July 5 Moon Called

Read a book published in August (any year):

Category 5 Summertime:
Read a book that includes a beach:
Read a book that includes a bonfire (or any kind of fire):
Read any book that has the letters H-O-T in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Read a book with a character that is outdoorsy (hiker, fisherman, tour guide, etc.):
Read a book published in September (any year)

Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1) by Patricia Briggs Blood Bound (Mercy Thompson, #2) by Patricia Briggs Bone Crossed (Mercy Thompson, #4) by Patricia Briggs Spider's Bite (Elemental Assassin, #1) by Jennifer Estep


message 10: by Cindy (new)

Cindy | 243 comments Avni wrote: "I have a doubt. Does the book have to be paranormal in nature or can it be any genre? And if only paranormal is fantasy acceptable?"

The majority of the books you use need to be paranormal in nature, but not all are required to be so. I would consider Fantasy to count as paranormal, yes. I usually even would consider Sci-Fi to be paranormal as well.


message 11: by Avni (last edited Sep 23, 2016 08:41AM) (new)

Avni (avniaghi) Thanks Cindy :)

I'll go with roasting marshmallows

Roasting Marshmallows: 3 tasks per category

10/15 completed

Quarterly Challenge - Summer Quarterly Challenge
Duration: 7/1/16 - 9/30/16

Category 1 Summer Colors:
Read a a book whose covers are at least 50%:
Red:

Blue: Glimmerglass by Jenna Black 8/22/16 Glimmerglass (Faeriewalker, #1) by Jenna Black

Yellow:

Green: Torn by Jennifer L. Armentrout 7/29/16 Torn (A Wicked Saga, #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Orange:

Category 2 Independence Day:
Read any book that has the letters F-O-U-R in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Read any book published in July (any year):
Read a book that is fourth in a series:
Read a book featuring a character that is or has been in the military:
Read a book that includes a foreigner in the USA or an American abroad: The Demon Lover by Juliet Dark /7/2/16
The Demon Lover (Fairwick Chronicles, #1) by Juliet Dark

Category 3 Labor Day:
Read a book featuring a character that has an unusual job:
Read a book that starts with one of the letters in W-O-R-K:
Read a book where someone hates their job or boss:
Read a book where someone is offered a job/mission:
Read book 3 in a series (three day weekend): Sirensong by Jenna Black 9/24/16 Sirensong (Faeriewalker, #3) by Jenna Black

Category 4 Summer Olympics:
Read a book that involves something to do with Brazil:

Read a book with a character who is an athlete: Broken Prince by Erin Watt 8/13/16 Broken Prince (The Royals, #2) by Erin Watt


Read any book that has the letters R-I-O in the title (does not have to be consecutive): Friend-Zoned by Belle Aurora 7/5/16 Friend-Zoned (Friend-Zoned, #1) by Belle Aurora

Read a book with a character that is strong (not necessarily physically): Then Came You by Lisa Kleypas 7/8/16 Then Came You (The Gamblers, #1) by Lisa Kleypas

Read a book published in August (any year):

Category 5 Summertime:
Read a book that includes a beach: Paper Princess by Erin Watt 8/12/16 Paper Princess (The Royals, #1) by Erin Watt

Read a book that includes a bonfire (or any kind of fire): The Master Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg 8/11/16 The Master Magician (The Paper Magician Trilogy, #3) by Charlie N. Holmberg

Read any book that has the letters H-O-T in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Read a book with a character that is outdoorsy (hiker, fisherman, tour guide, etc.):
Read a book published in September (any year) The Paper Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg 7/19/16 The Paper Magician (The Paper Magician Trilogy, #1) by Charlie N. Holmberg


message 12: by Suzanne (last edited Sep 07, 2016 11:08AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 105 comments PNR/UF Addicts & Newbies
Quarterly Challenge - Summer 2016
Duration:
7/1/16 - 9/30/16

Progress: 13 out of 25 (Baby You're a Firework: 4+ tasks per category)

The Low-Down
Choose your reading level, then use the books you read of paranormal nature to cover the categories below. You can always choose to upgrade or downgrade your reading level of choice.

Challenge Rules
→ When you sign up for the challenge, please post some kind of a place saver so that I can link you up under the participants. You will be updating this first post as you finish your books.
→ For each book you read, please update your original post and somehow indicate which book you read, and the date you finished reading it. Also, please explain why the book links with the previous if it's not obvious (ie you are using a cover image, instead of a word in the title).
→ You may only use each book one time in this challenge, but feel free to use the same titles in other challenges!


Category 1 Summer Colors:
Read a a book whose covers are at least 50%:


Red:

Blue: The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion - *** - 7/11/2016

Yellow:

Green: Origins by Ilona Andrews - ***** - 8/4/2016
Orange: Sinner by Maggie Stiefvater - *** - 7/8/2016

Sinner (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #4) by Maggie Stiefvater The Rosie Effect (Don Tillman, #2) by Graeme Simsion Origins (Alphas, #0.5) by Ilona Andrews

Category 2 Independence Day:

Read any book that has the letters F-O-U-R in the title (does not have to be consecutive):

Read any book published in July (any year):

Read a book that is fourth in a series:

Read a book featuring a character that is or has been in the military:
Cut & Run by Abigail Roux - *** - 7/7/2016
Read a book that includes a foreigner in the USA or an American abroad:
Sweet Filthy Boy by Christina Lauren - ***** - 7/19/2016

Cut & Run (Cut & Run, #1) by Abigail Roux Sweet Filthy Boy (Wild Seasons, #1) by Christina Lauren

Category 3 Labor Day:
Read a book featuring a character that has an unusual job:

The Queen's Army by Marissa Meyer - *** - 7/8/2016

Read a book that starts with one of the letters in W-O-R-K:

Read a book where someone hates their job or boss:

Read a book where someone is offered a job/mission:
Timebound by Rysa Walker - ***** - 8/16/2016 - 366 Pages
Read book 3 in a series (three day weekend):
Savor the Moment by Nora Roberts - ***** - 7/5/2016

Savor the Moment (Bride Quartet, #3) by Nora Roberts The Queen's Army (The Lunar Chronicles, #1.5) by Marissa Meyer Timebound (The Chronos Files, #1) by Rysa Walker

Category 4 Summer Olympics:

Read a book that involves something to do with Brazil:

Read a book with a character who is an athlete:
Match Me If You Can by Susan Elizabeth Phillips - **** - 8/8/2016
Read any book that has the letters R-I-O in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Heart of Evil by Heather Graham - *** - 7/25/2016
Read a book with a character that is strong (not necessarily physically):
Hard To Get by Anna Banks - **** - 7/8/2016

Read a book published in August (any year):

Hard To Get (The Syrena Legacy, #1.5) by Anna Banks Heart of Evil (Krewe of Hunters, #2) by Heather Graham Match Me If You Can (Chicago Stars, #6) by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Category 5 Summertime:

Read a book that includes a beach:

Read a book that includes a bonfire (or any kind of fire):

Read any book that has the letters H-O-T in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford - *** - 8/1/2016
Read a book with a character that is outdoorsy (hiker, fisherman, tour guide, etc.):
The Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky - ***** - 7/29/2016

Read a book published in September (any year):

The Immortals (Olympus Bound, #1) by Jordanna Max Brodsky Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford


message 13: by Jalissa (new)

Jalissa | 57 comments Summer Quarterly Challenge
July-September
Level: Lemonade Stand

Category 1 Summer Colors:
Read a book whose covers are at least 50%:
Red:
Blue:
Yellow:
Green:
Orange:

Category 2 Independence Day:
Read any book that has the letters F-O-U-R in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Read any book published in July (any year):
Read a book that is fourth in a series:
Read a book featuring a character that is or has been in the military:
Read a book that includes a foreigner in the USA or an American abroad:

Category 3 Labor Day:
Read a book featuring a character that has an unusual job:
Read a book that starts with one of the letters in W-O-R-K:
Read a book where someone hates their job or boss:
Read a book where someone is offered a job/mission:
Read book 3 in a series (three day weekend):

Category 4 Summer Olympics:
Read a book that involves something to do with Brazil:
Read a book with a character who is an athlete:
Read any book that has the letters R-I-O in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Read a book with a character that is strong (not necessarily physically):
Read a book published in August (any year):

Category 5 Summertime:
Read a book that includes a beach:
Read a book that includes a bonfire (or any kind of fire):
Rebel of the Sands (Rebel of the Sands, #1) by Alwyn Hamilton (3 Jul)
Read any book that has the letters H-O-T in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Read a book with a character that is outdoorsy (hiker, fisherman, tour guide, etc.):
Read a book published in September (any year):


message 14: by Cindy (last edited Sep 21, 2016 05:14PM) (new)

Cindy | 243 comments Summer Quarterly Challenge
July-September
Level: Lemonade Stand

Completed 14/10

Category 1 Summer Colors:
Read a book whose covers are at least 50%:
Red: Black Arts (Jane Yellowrock, #7) by Faith Hunter
Blue: Barbarian Alien (Ice Planet Barbarians, #2) by Ruby Dixon
Yellow:
Green:
Orange:

Category 2 Independence Day:
Read any book that has the letters F-O-U-R in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Read any book published in July (any year):
Read a book that is fourth in a series: Barbarian Mine (Ice Planet Barbarians, #4) by Ruby Dixon
Read a book featuring a character that is or has been in the military: Blood Trade (Jane Yellowrock, #6) by Faith Hunter
Read a book that includes a foreigner in the USA or an American abroad: Broken Soul (Jane Yellowrock, #8) by Faith Hunter

Category 3 Labor Day:
Read a book featuring a character that has an unusual job: Dead Heat (Alpha & Omega #4) by Patricia Briggs
Read a book that starts with one of the letters in W-O-R-K:
Read a book where someone hates their job or boss:
Read a book where someone is offered a job/mission: Opposition (Lux, #5) by Jennifer L. Armentrout #1 The Vampire Huntress Series Paranormal Vampire Romance Chased by Ashlee Sinn
Read book 3 in a series (three day weekend):

Category 4 Summer Olympics:
Read a book that involves something to do with Brazil:
Read a book with a character who is an athlete:
Read any book that has the letters R-I-O in the title (does not have to be consecutive): The Zodiac Legacy #1 by Stuart Moore
Read a book with a character that is strong (not necessarily physically): Radiance (Wraith Kings, #1) by Grace Draven
Read a book published in August (any year): Barbarian Lover (Ice Planet Barbarians, #3) by Ruby Dixon

Category 5 Summertime:
Read a book that includes a beach: The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Read a book that includes a bonfire (or any kind of fire):
Read any book that has the letters H-O-T in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Read a book with a character that is outdoorsy (hiker, fisherman, tour guide, etc.): Wild From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
Read a book published in September (any year): The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave, #2) by Rick Yancey


message 15: by Myst (last edited Aug 22, 2016 08:19AM) (new)

Myst | 108 comments I have to go with Easy. I don't anticipate enough of my books will qualify for a higher difficulty level.

Category 1 Summer Colors:
Read a a book whose covers are at least 50%:
Red: Black Arts (Jane Yellowrock, #7) by Faith Hunter
Blue:
Yellow:
Green:
Orange:

Category 2 Independence Day:
Read any book that has the letters F-O-U-R in the title (does not have to be consecutive): Your Coffin or Mine? (Dead End Dating #3) by Kimberly Raye
Read any book published in July (any year):
Read a book that is fourth in a series:
Read a book featuring a character that is or has been in the military:
Read a book that includes a foreigner in the USA or an American abroad:

Category 3 Labor Day:
Read a book featuring a character that has an unusual job:
Read a book that starts with one of the letters in W-O-R-K: One Bite With A Stranger (The Others, #1) by Christine Warren
Read a book where someone hates their job or boss:
Read a book where someone is offered a job/mission:
Read book 3 in a series (three day weekend):

Category 4 Summer Olympics:
Read a book that involves something to do with Brazil:
Read a book with a character who is an athlete:
Read any book that has the letters R-I-O in the title (does not have to be consecutive):
Read a book with a character that is strong (not necessarily physically):
Read a book published in August (any year):
Dragonmark (Dark-Hunter, #26; Dragons Rising, #1; Lords of Avalon, #5) by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Category 5 Summertime:
Read a book that includes a beach:
Read a book that includes a bonfire (or any kind of fire):
Read any book that has the letters H-O-T in the title (does not have to be consecutive): 20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill
Read a book with a character that is outdoorsy (hiker, fisherman, tour guide, etc.):
Read a book published in September (any year):


message 16: by Beenee (last edited Aug 13, 2016 08:00AM) (new)

Beenee Reads (beaniehos) | 39 comments I'm in for Baby You're a Firework: 4+ tasks per category DONE


Category 1 Summer Colors: Completed!
Read a a book whose covers are at least 50%:
Red: Cast in Fury (Chronicles of Elantra #4) by Michelle Sagara
Blue: Forager The Graphic Novel by Jimmy Palmiotti
Yellow: The Curse of Tenth Grave (Charley Davidson, #10) by Darynda Jones
Green: Library Wars Love & War, Vol. 11 (Library Wars Love & War, #11) by Kiiro Yumi
Orange: The Matzah Ball Fairy by Carla Heymsfeld

Category 2 Independence Day: Completed!
Read any book that has the letters F-O-U-R in the title (does not have to be consecutive): Grimm Fairy Tales Omnibus Volume 1 by Joe Brusha
Read any book published in July (any year): Tracking the Tempest (Jane True, #2) by Nicole Peeler
Read a book that is fourth in a series: Eye of the Tempest (Jane True, #4) by Nicole Peeler
Read a book featuring a character that is or has been in the military: Captive (Entwined Fates, #1) by Trista Ann Michaels
Read a book that includes a foreigner in the USA or an American abroad: Tempest's Fury (Jane True, #5) by Nicole Peeler

Category 3 Labor Day: Completed!
Read a book featuring a character that has an unusual job: For the Love of Hades (Loves of Olympus, #2) by Sasha Summers
Read a book that starts with one of the letters in W-O-R-K: Where the Wild Things Bite (Half-Moon Hollow, #5) by Molly Harper
Read a book where someone hates their job or boss: Burn For Me (Phoenix Fire, #1) by Cynthia Eden
Read a book where someone is offered a job/mission: When Pleasure Rules (The Shadow Keepers, #2) by J.K. Beck
Read book 3 in a series (three day weekend): Tempest's Legacy (Jane True, #3) by Nicole Peeler

Category 4 Summer Olympics: Completed!
Read a book that involves something to do with Brazil: Maximum Ride, Vol. 9 (Maximum Ride The Manga, #9) by James Patterson
Read a book with a character who is an athlete: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Read any book that has the letters R-I-O in the title (does not have to be consecutive): Prince of Shadows (Paladin Warriors, #3) by Tes Hilaire
Read a book with a character that is strong (not necessarily physically): Born of Legend (The League, #9) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Read a book published in August (any year): Library Wars Love & War, Vol. 10 (Library Wars Love & War, #10) by Kiiro Yumi

Category 5 Summertime: Completed!
Read a book that includes a beach: Daughter of the Earth and Sky (Daughters of Zeus, #2) by Kaitlin Bevis
Read a book that includes a bonfire (or any kind of fire): Tempest Reborn (Jane True, #6) by Nicole Peeler
Read any book that has the letters H-O-T in the title (does not have to be consecutive): Haunted Party by Iza Trapani
Read a book with a character that is outdoorsy (hiker, fisherman, tour guide, etc.): Firelight (Amulet, #7) by Kazu Kibuishi
Read a book published in September (any year): Library Wars Love & War, Vol. 6 (Library Wars Love & War, #6) by Kiiro Yumi


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Alicia (aliciajb) | 13 comments I've just seen this challenge. If I join up, can I backdate and use books I've read in the past month?


message 18: by Cindy (new)

Cindy | 243 comments J.C. wrote: "I've just seen this challenge. If I join up, can I backdate and use books I've read in the past month? Hopefully this will be alright?"

Yes, for sure backtrack with anything that you've read since this challenge started! Have fun :)


message 19: by Shannon (new)

Shannon Baby you're a firework

Completed
20/20


Category 1 Summer Colors:
Read a a book whose covers are at least 50%:
Red: Bitter Night 7/25
Blue: Eighth Grave After Dark 7/31
Yellow: Undone 7/9
Green: Left for Undead 7/2
Orange:

Bitter Night (Horngate Witches, #1) by Diana Pharaoh Francis Eighth Grave After Dark (Charley Davidson, #8) by Darynda Jones Undone (Outcast Season, #1) by Rachel Caine Left for Undead (Crimson Moon, #6) by L.A. Banks

Category 2 Independence Day:
Read any book that has the letters F-O-U-R in the title (does not have to be consecutive): The Curse of Tenth Grave 8/18
Read any book published in July (any year): Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 8/11
Read a book that is fourth in a series: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 8/26
Read a book featuring a character that is or has been in the military: Working Stiff 7/29
Read a book that includes a foreigner in the USA or an American abroad:

The Curse of Tenth Grave (Charley Davidson, #10) by Darynda Jones Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4) by J.K. Rowling Working Stiff (Revivalist, #1) by Rachel Caine

Category 3 Labor Day:
Read a book featuring a character that has an unusual job:Gale Force 7/2
Read a book that starts with one of the letters in W-O-R-K: White Is for Magic 9/5
Read a book where someone hates their job or boss:
Read a book where someone is offered a job/mission: Seventh Grave and No Body 7/18
Read book 3 in a series (three day weekend): Terminated 8/12

Gale Force (Weather Warden, #7) by Rachel Caine White Is for Magic (Blue is for Nightmares, #2) by Laurie Faria Stolarz Seventh Grave and No Body (Charley Davidson, #7) by Darynda Jones Terminated (Revivalist, #3) by Rachel Caine

Category 4 Summer Olympics:
Read a book that involves something to do with Brazil: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 8/2
Read a book with a character who is an athlete: Blue is for Nightmares 8/27
Read any book that has the letters R-I-O in the title (does not have to be consecutive): Sixth Grave on the Edge 7/8
Read a book with a character that is strong (not necessarily physically): Two Weeks' Notice 8/5
Read a book published in August (any year):

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling Blue is for Nightmares (Blue is for Nightmares, #1) by Laurie Faria Stolarz Sixth Grave on the Edge (Charley Davidson, #6) by Darynda Jones Two Weeks' Notice (Revivalist, #2) by Rachel Caine

Category 5 Summertime:
Read a book that includes a beach:
Read a book that includes a bonfire (or any kind of fire): Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 8/20
Read any book that has the letters H-O-T in the title (does not have to be consecutive): The Dirt on Ninth Grave 8/9
Read a book with a character that is outdoorsy (hiker, fisherman, tour guide, etc.): Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 9/4
Read a book published in September (any year): Once Broken Faith 9/13

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3) by J.K. Rowling The Dirt on Ninth Grave (Charley Davidson, #9) by Darynda Jones Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5) by J.K. Rowling Once Broken Faith (October Daye, #10) by Seanan McGuire


Danielle  Gypsy Soul (afdaniellet) Quarterly Challenge - Summer Quarterly Challenge
Duration: 7/1/16 - 9/30/16

Level: Baby you're a firework

Read 20/20

Category 1 Summer Colors:
Read a a book whose covers are at least 50%:
Red: When He Was Wicked 8/28 ★★★
Blue: Unleashed Temptation 7/17 ★★★
Yellow: Brighter Than the Sun 7/12 ★★★
Green:
Orange: The Protector 7/24 ★
When He Was Wicked (Bridgertons, #6) by Julia Quinn Unleashed Temptation (Miami Scorcher, #1) by Savannah Stuart Brighter Than the Sun (Charley Davidson #8.5) by Darynda Jones The Protector (Taskforce, #1) by Marliss Melton

Category 2 Independence Day:
Read any book that has the letters F-O-U-R in the title (does not have to be consecutive): Wolf's Capture 9/23 ★★★
Read any book published in July (any year): Forged in Smoke 7/21 ★★★★
Read a book that is fourth in a series: Primal Temptation 8/16 ★★★★
Read a book featuring a character that is or has been in the military: Her Summer with the Marine 7/19 ★★★★
Read a book that includes a foreigner in the USA or an American abroad:
Wolf's Capture (Kodiak Point, #4) by Eve Langlais Forged in Smoke (Red-Hot SEALs, #3) by Trish McCallan Primal Temptation (Pendragon Gargoyles #4) by Sydney Somers Her Summer with the Marine (The Donovan Brothers, #1) by Susan Meier

Category 3 Labor Day:
Read a book featuring a character that has an unusual job: The Mighty Quinn (Burlesque Dancer) 7/26 ★★
Read a book that starts with one of the letters in W-O-R-K: On the Loose 7/10 ★★★★★
Read a book where someone hates their job or boss: Undeniably Yours 7/5 ★★
Read a book where someone is offered a job/mission:
Read book 3 in a series (three day weekend): Yuri 7/24 ★★★
The Mighty Quinn by Sommer Marsden On the Loose (Steele Street, #7) by Tara Janzen Undeniably Yours (Kowalski Family, #2) by Shannon Stacey Yuri (Her Russian Protector, #3) by Roxie Rivera

Category 4 Summer Olympics:
Read a book that involves something to do with Brazil:
Read a book with a character who is an athlete: The Hook Up 7/6 ★★★★
Read any book that has the letters R-I-O in the title (does not have to be consecutive): The Survivors 7/23 ★★★
Read a book with a character that is strong (not necessarily physically): Eidolon 7/30 ★★★★★
Read a book published in August (any year): Shadow Falling 8/24 ★★★★★
The Hook Up (Game On, #1) by Kristen Callihan The Survivors by Dinah McCall Eidolon (Wraith Kings, #2) by Grace Draven Shadow Falling (The Scorpius Syndrome, #2) by Rebecca Zanetti

Category 5 Summertime:
Read a book that includes a beach:
Read a book that includes a bonfire (or any kind of fire): Count to Ten 7/15 ★★★★★
Read any book that has the letters H-O-T in the title (does not have to be consecutive): The Men with the Golden Cuffs 7/14 ★★★
Read a book with a character that is outdoorsy (hiker, fisherman, tour guide, etc.): Falling for Owen 7/16 ★★
Read a book published in September (any year): Faith & Fidelity 7/7 ★★★★
Count to Ten (Romantic Suspense, #6; Chicago, #5) by Karen Rose The Men with the Golden Cuffs (Masters and Mercenaries, #2) by Lexi Blake Falling for Owen (The McBrides, #2) by Jennifer Ryan Faith & Fidelity (Faith, Love, & Devotion, #1) by Tere Michaels


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