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message 1: by Erika (last edited Aug 01, 2016 01:57PM) (new)

Erika | 9482 comments In the spirit of the Olympics this summer are monthly challenge will be have an Olympic theme,


1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place,
2. Read a book with the word "game" in the title.
3. Read a book with gold on the cover
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.

Enjoy!


message 2: by Deanna (A Novel Glimpse) (last edited Aug 17, 2016 01:29PM) (new)

Deanna (A Novel Glimpse) (anovelglimpse) | 6022 comments Mod
I'm in!

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place, Tapping the Billionaire (Billionaire Bad Boys, #1) by Max Monroe
2. Read a book with the word "game in the title". Settling the Score (The Summer Games, #1) by R.S. Grey
3. Read a book with gold on the cover The Summer Remains (The Summer Remains, #1) by Seth King There's some gold in that sunset. I swear.
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics. Stroked (Stroked, #1) by Meghan Quinn Technically I finished this yesterday, but it's perfect for this because it has a swimmer swimming in the Olympics in it!
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.


message 3: by Candyce (last edited Aug 30, 2016 11:26AM) (new)

Candyce Kirk (candycethebookdutchesses) | 386 comments I'll give it a try!

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place, The Kiss of Deception (The Remnant Chronicles, #1) by Mary E. Pearson 8/16 5*
2. Read a book with the word "game in the title".
3. Read a book with gold on the cover Under the Lights (The Field Party, #2) by Abbi Glines 8/29 4*
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.


message 4: by Allison (last edited Aug 30, 2016 05:34PM) (new)

Allison Brunskill | 77 comments I'm in

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place, Ride Steady 8\7 3*
2. Read a book with the word "game in the title". Game On 8\30 3*
3. Read a book with gold on the cover Eighteen: 18 8\18 4*
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics. Anything but Minor 8\3 2*
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title. Four Seconds to Lose 8\24 4*

Anything but Minor (Balls in Play, #1) by Kate Stewart Ride Steady (Chaos, #3) by Kristen Ashley Eighteen 18 by J.A. Huss Four Seconds to Lose (Ten Tiny Breaths, #3) by K.A. Tucker Game On (Lewis Creek, #2) by Michelle Smith


message 5: by Erika (last edited Jul 29, 2016 02:10PM) (new)

Erika | 9482 comments I'm in...

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place,
2. Read a book with the word "game in the title".
3. Read a book with gold on the cover
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.


message 6: by Amanda A (last edited Sep 01, 2016 09:28PM) (new)

Amanda A I'm in!

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place.
Listen to Me (Fusion, #1) by Kristen Proby 8/11
2. Read a book with the word "game in the title".
3. Read a book with gold on the cover
Overflow (Carpino, #1) by Brynne Asher 8/7
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
The Flip Side by Shawn Johnson 8/21
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.


message 7: by Chris (last edited Aug 30, 2016 12:35PM) (new)

Chris | 7142 comments Mod
I'm in!!

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place.
Cronin's Key II (Cronin's Key, #2) by N.R. Walker 8/9 4* 2nd book
2. Read a book with the word "game in the title".
Fair Game (All's Fair, #1) by Josh Lanyon 8/23 5*
3. Read a book with gold on the cover
The Summer Remains (The Summer Remains, #1) by Seth King 8/19 3*
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
Stroked (Stroked, #1) by Meghan Quinn 8/30 4*
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.
Playing to Win (Play by Play, #4) by Jaci Burton currently reading


message 8: by Karen (last edited Aug 12, 2016 05:17PM) (new)

Karen (readingaway84) | 2519 comments Mod
I'm in! I missed the July challenge by one book, so hopefully this one will get finished :)

Completed: 4 out of 5

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place Obligation - 8/4 - 3*
2. Read a book with the word "game in the title". - The Love Game - 8/12 - 2*
3. Read a book with gold on the cover Paper Princess - 8/9 - 5*
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics. Stealing Home - 8/1 -3*
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title. - "nothing left to lose"
Obligation (Underground Kings, #2) by Aurora Rose Reynolds The Love Game (The Game, #1) by Emma Hart Paper Princess (The Royals, #1) by Erin Watt Stealing Home by Nicole Williams


message 9: by Julie (new)

Julie (missjulsy) | 2 comments I'm in!


1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place
2. Read a book with the word "game" in the title
3. Read a book with gold on the cover
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.


message 10: by DJacelyn (last edited Sep 16, 2016 12:09AM) (new)

DJacelyn | 715 comments August 2016- though is September but I'm Done! :)


1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place,
A Gift of Time (Nine Minutes, #3) by Beth Flynn 8/5 5*
2. Read a book with the word "game" in the title.
The End Game by Kate McCarthy 8/24 4*
3. Read a book with gold on the cover
Paper Princess (The Royals, #1) by Erin Watt 8/29 4*
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
Anything but Minor (Balls in Play, #1) by Kate Stewart 8/12 3.5*
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.
Four Seconds to Lose (Ten Tiny Breaths, #3) by K.A. Tucker 9/16 4*


message 11: by Vega_girl (last edited Aug 19, 2016 10:53AM) (new)

Vega_girl | 6624 comments I'm in!

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place,
Out of Breath (Breathing, #3) by Rebecca Donovan 3rd in the series, 4☆ 8/2
2. Read a book with the word "game" in the title.
Body Games (Games, #5) by Jessica Clare 3☆ 8/19
3. Read a book with gold on the cover
A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2) by George R.R. Martin 4☆ 8/4
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
Black Roses (The Mitchell Sisters Book 3) by Samantha Christy 5☆ 8/17
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.


message 12: by Erika (new)

Erika | 9482 comments I need a win or lose book guys...ideas???


message 13: by Susan (new)


message 14: by Susan (new)

Susan Crap you read it already! Brb


message 15: by Karen (new)

Karen (readingaway84) | 2519 comments Mod
Nothing Left to Lose by Kirsty Moseley - this is the one I'm planning to go with. (I haven't read it yet)

But I've read For the Win (Playing for Keeps #1) by Amber Garza - and it was okay (4 stars)


message 16: by Vega_girl (new)

Vega_girl | 6624 comments Susan wrote: "Four Seconds to Lose (Ten Tiny Breaths, #3) by K.A. Tucker"

Oooh, that's a good one for me!! Thanks Susan I completely forgot about this series!!


message 17: by Erika (new)

Erika | 9482 comments Karen wrote: "Nothing Left to Lose by Kirsty Moseley - this is the one I'm planning to go with. (I haven't read it yet)

But I've read For the Win (Playing for Keeps #1) by Amber Garza - and it was okay (4 stars)"


Thanks I think I'm going to read Nothing Left to Lose by Kirsty Moseley because I already own it. Thanks Karen.


Deanna (A Novel Glimpse) (anovelglimpse) | 6022 comments Mod
Susan wrote: "Four Seconds to Lose (Ten Tiny Breaths, #3) by K.A. Tucker"

AHHH! I read that last weekend! Too early to count it. :(


Deanna (A Novel Glimpse) (anovelglimpse) | 6022 comments Mod
Vega_girl wrote: "Susan wrote: "Four Seconds to Lose (Ten Tiny Breaths, #3) by K.A. Tucker"

Oooh, that's a good one for me!! Thanks Susan I completely forgot about this series!!"


You're going to LOVE it!


message 20: by Erika (last edited Aug 08, 2016 08:01AM) (new)

Erika | 9482 comments I'm in...

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place,
2. Read a book with the word "game" in the title.
The End Game by Kate McCarthy 8/8/16. 3*
3. Read a book with gold on the cover
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
Out of Bounds (The Summer Games, #2) by R.S. Grey 8/3/16 3*
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.


message 21: by Grace (last edited Aug 10, 2016 02:34PM) (new)

Grace (sillymssunshine) | 333 comments I'm giving it a go!

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place.
Edge of Falling (Falling #2) by Valia Lind (2nd in the series!) 8/1/16 2✯
2. Read a book with the word "game" in the title.
3. Read a book with gold on the cover.
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.


message 22: by Turtlefrog (last edited Aug 14, 2016 04:58AM) (new)

Turtlefrog | 235 comments 1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place,
Night Owl (Night Owl, #1) by M. Pierce (1st in series) 8/14/16
2. Read a book with the word "game" in the title.
3. Read a book with gold on the cover
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.


message 23: by Erika (new)

Erika | 9482 comments I'm in...

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place,
2. Read a book with the word "game" in the title.
The End Game by Kate McCarthy 8/8/16. 3*
3. Read a book with gold on the cover
Swear on This Life by Renee Carlino 8/10/16 5*
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
Out of Bounds (The Summer Games, #2) by R.S. Grey 8/3/16 3*
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.


message 24: by Erika (new)

Erika | 9482 comments So guys I need a good trilogy to read, and I mean one that you have to read all three books... not stand alone series.


message 25: by Deanna (A Novel Glimpse) (last edited Aug 11, 2016 09:32AM) (new)

Deanna (A Novel Glimpse) (anovelglimpse) | 6022 comments Mod
Erika wrote: "So guys I need a good trilogy to read, and I mean one that you have to read all three books... not stand alone series."

Can I recommend Nine Minutes? Lol. I'm trying to think of one! Someone told me Addicted to You (Addicted, #1) by Krista Ritchie is really good. But I don't know if it's what you're looking for or not. I'm going to start it next week, I think. But it's also longer than 3 books.


message 26: by Karen (new)

Karen (readingaway84) | 2519 comments Mod
Erika wrote: "So guys I need a good trilogy to read, and I mean one that you have to read all three books... not stand alone series."
Some good trilogies (that are really trilogies):

NA Romances
Bad Things (Tristan & Danika, #1) by R.K. Lilley Off the Record (Record, #1) by K.A. Linde

YA Romances
Reason to Breathe (Breathing, #1) by Rebecca Donovan Temptation (Temptation, #1) by Karen Ann Hopkins

Historical Romance
The Bronze Horseman (The Bronze Horseman, #1) by Paullina Simons

Paranormal Romance
Stone Cold Touch (The Dark Elements, #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout


message 27: by Erika (new)

Erika | 9482 comments I'm in...

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place,
2. Read a book with the word "game" in the title.
The End Game by Kate McCarthy 8/8/16. 3*
3. Read a book with gold on the cover
Swear on This Life by Renee Carlino 8/10/16 5*
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
Out of Bounds (The Summer Games, #2) by R.S. Grey 8/3/16 3*
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.
Nothing Left to Lose by Kirsty Moseley 8/12/16 4*


message 28: by Erika (new)

Erika | 9482 comments DONE!!!!!!

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place.
Sweetest Taboo by Eva Márquez 8/13/16 3*
2. Read a book with the word "game" in the title.
The End Game by Kate McCarthy 8/8/16. 3*
3. Read a book with gold on the cover
Swear on This Life by Renee Carlino 8/10/16 5*
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
Out of Bounds (The Summer Games, #2) by R.S. Grey 8/3/16 3*
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.
Nothing Left to Lose by Kirsty Moseley 8/12/16 4*


message 29: by Vega_girl (new)

Vega_girl | 6624 comments Yay, good job Erika!


message 30: by Chris (new)

Chris | 7142 comments Mod
Well done, Erika!

Real life busy has gotten in the way of my reading, I don't know if I'll finish this one this month. But I'm going to try! ;)


Deanna (A Novel Glimpse) (anovelglimpse) | 6022 comments Mod
Great job!


message 32: by Karen (new)

Karen (readingaway84) | 2519 comments Mod
Yay Erika!

After failing the July challenge, I'm happy to mark this challenge as complete!

Completed: 5 out of 5

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place Obligation - 8/4 - 3*
2. Read a book with the word "game in the title". - The Love Game - 8/12 - 2*
3. Read a book with gold on the cover Paper Princess - 8/9 - 5*
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics. Stealing Home - 8/1 -3*
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title Nothing Left to Lose - 8/22 - 4*
Obligation (Underground Kings, #2) by Aurora Rose Reynolds The Love Game (The Game, #1) by Emma Hart Paper Princess (The Royals, #1) by Erin Watt Stealing Home by Nicole Williams Nothing Left to Lose by Kirsty Moseley


message 33: by Chris (new)

Chris | 7142 comments Mod
Great job, Karen!!!


message 34: by Erika (new)

Erika | 9482 comments YAY Karen!!


message 35: by Candyce (new)

Candyce Kirk (candycethebookdutchesses) | 386 comments Don't think I'm going to make it this month. Real life kicked my butt and got in the way of my reading time, haha.


message 36: by Vega_girl (new)

Vega_girl | 6624 comments Candyce wrote: "Don't think I'm going to make it this month. Real life kicked my butt and got in the way of my reading time, haha."

Ughhh, real life can do that sometimes.....don't worry you got it next month!!


message 37: by Vega_girl (new)

Vega_girl | 6624 comments Yay, Karen!!


message 38: by Candyce (new)

Candyce Kirk (candycethebookdutchesses) | 386 comments Vega_girl wrote: "Candyce wrote: "Don't think I'm going to make it this month. Real life kicked my butt and got in the way of my reading time, haha."

Ughhh, real life can do that sometimes.....don't worry you got i..."


I think so too. Already just said I'm in. Can't wait to see what books will fill the challenges.


message 39: by Chris (new)

Chris | 7142 comments Mod
I'm done!!

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place.
Cronin's Key II (Cronin's Key, #2) by N.R. Walker 8/9 4* 2nd book
2. Read a book with the word "game in the title".
Fair Game (All's Fair, #1) by Josh Lanyon 8/23 5*
3. Read a book with gold on the cover
The Summer Remains (The Summer Remains, #1) by Seth King 8/19 3*
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
Stroked (Stroked, #1) by Meghan Quinn 8/30 4*
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.
Playing to Win (Play by Play, #4) by Jaci Burton 9/1 4*


message 40: by Vega_girl (new)

Vega_girl | 6624 comments Yay, Chris!!

Done and Done!!!

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place,
Out of Breath (Breathing, #3) by Rebecca Donovan 3rd in the series, 4☆ 8/2
2. Read a book with the word "game" in the title.
Body Games (Games, #5) by Jessica Clare 3☆ 8/19
3. Read a book with gold on the cover
A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2) by George R.R. Martin 4☆ 8/4
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
Black Roses (The Mitchell Sisters Book 3) by Samantha Christy 5☆ 8/17
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title. For the Win (Playing for Keeps #1) by Amber Garza 3☆ 8/31


message 41: by Erika (new)

Erika | 9482 comments Just in time Barb, good job!!!!


message 42: by Chris (new)

Chris | 7142 comments Mod
Great job Barb!!


message 43: by Candyce (new)

Candyce Kirk (candycethebookdutchesses) | 386 comments Good job guys!


message 44: by Grace (new)

Grace (sillymssunshine) | 333 comments I'm done too (sorry, just got back from vacay)! Congrats to everyone who finished!

1. Read a book that is 1st, 2nd or 3rd in its series since winners come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place.
Edge of Falling (Falling #2) by Valia Lind (2nd in the series!) 8/1/16 2✯
2. Read a book with the word "game" in the title.
The Ex Games by Jennifer Echols 8/5/16 3.5✯
3. Read a book with gold on the cover.
Swear on This Life by Renee Carlino 8/18/16 4.5✯
4. Read a book with a sport in the book that is played in the Summer Olympics.
Adorkable by Cookie O'Gorman (football) 8/2/16 5✯
5. Read a book with the word "win" or "lose" in the title.
Wanderlost by Jen Malone 8/4/16 4.5✯


message 45: by DJacelyn (new)

DJacelyn | 715 comments Congrats Grace and everyone who had completed it!


message 46: by Chris (new)

Chris | 7142 comments Mod
Well done, Grace!!! Hope you had a great vacation!


message 47: by Grace (new)

Grace (sillymssunshine) | 333 comments Thank you! I did! We had a blast!


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