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To complete this challenge you will need to *spell out the last names of 26 authors, each one beginning with a different letter of the alphabet. You can use authors from any genre.

EXAMPLE:

A - Austen (Jane)
B - Bronte (Emily)
C - Christie (Agatha)

For the harder letters Q, U, X, Y and Z you can use any author that has that letter somewhere in their last name.

EXAMPLE:

Y - Doyle (Arthur Conan)

*SPELL OUT RULES

For this challenge you can use:

Book titles ('the', 'an' and 'a' should be ignored)
Authors initials
Series names (first letter)
Main character first or last names ((view spoiler))

SPELL OUT EXAMPLE:

B - Elizabeth Bennett - Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen (main character name)
O - Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck (title)
O - On Dublin Street - Down London Road - Samantha Young (series name)
K - Misery - Stephen King (author last name)

Duration: Open Ended

RULES

*Each book may only be used for one letter
*To count a book towards a challenge you must read the majority of it after the start date of the challenge.
*For each book that you read please post a link to the book, the author and the date you finished it.
*All genres and formats are fine.
*Re-reads are allowed.
*No page minimum.
*Please update your original post as you go but also post an occasional message to let us know how you're getting on, if you would like to.

*When you have finished please re-post your whole challenge as a new message or you will not be considered to have completed the challenge and we will not be able to award your Hall of Fame badge

Please see TLC Standard Challenge Rules for further details.

IDEAS

Authors A-Z
List of Writers
Famous Authors


Creative Caprice | 103 comments Authors A-Z Spell Out Challenge
Duration: Oct 6/16-?


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Good luck Caprice!


message 7: by [deleted user] (last edited Aug 14, 2017 03:29AM) (new)

Authors A-Z

Start Date:6/10/16
Duration: Open
Progress: 23/26
Date Completed:

Authors


A. Austen (Jane)
B. Bronte (Emily)
C. Christie (Agatha)
D. Dahl (Roald)
E. Eliot (George)
F. Fleming (Ian)
G. Grafton (Sue)
H. Hannah (Sophie)
I. Ishiguro (Kazuo)
J. Jansson (Tove)
K. King (Stephen)
L. Lewis (C.S)
M. Mansell (Jill)
N. Nesbit (Edith)
O. Orwell (George)
P. Patterson (James)
Q. Quick (Matthew)
R. Rowling (J.K)
S. Sewell (Anna)
T. Tolkien (J.R.R)
U. Unger (Lisa)
V. Verne (Jules)
W. Waters (Sarah)
X. Xarissa (Diana)
Y. Young (Elizabeth)
Z. Zola (Emile)


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Authors - Part One

Austen (Jane)
A - Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen (7/2/17)
U - The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - Rachel Joyce (16/2/17)
S - Beauty and the Beast - K.M Shea (4/2/17)
T - The Surrogate - Tania Carver (3/2/17)
E - Ready Player One - Ernest Cline (10/2/17)
N - No Escape - Sarah Kemp (17/2/17)

Bronte (Emily)
B - Blacklands - Belinda Bauer (14/11/16)
R - Rosemary - A Christmas Story - C.N. Williamson (7/12/16)
O - The Old-Girl Network - Catherine Alliott (2/3/17)
N - Mythology 101 - Jody Lynn Nye (12/3/17)
T - The Snow Rose - Lulu Taylor (4/2/17)
E - Jake & The Gingerbread Wars - E.G Foley (14/12/16)

Christie (Agatha)
C - Cat Among the Pigeons - Agatha Christie (13/10/16)
H - A Hope Christmas Love Story - Julia Williams (23/12/16)
R - The Doll Maker - Richard Montanari (29/10/16)
I - In The Blood - Jack Kerley (26/10/16)
S - Missing, Presumed - Susie Steiner (28/10/16)
T - The Traitor's Mark - D.K. Wilson (16/11/16)
I - I Let You Go - Clare Mackintosh (24/11/16)
E - Every Three Hours - Chris Mooney (25/10/16)

Dahl (Roald)
D - Deception Point - Dan Brown (2/1/17)
A - The Alphabet Sisters - Monica McInerney (15/10/16)
H - Moon Signs - Helen Haught Fanick (20/10/16)
L - Making Lemonade - Kate Langdon (31/10/16)

Eliot (George)
E - Lingerie Wars - Janet Elizabeth Henderson (3/4/17)
L - Let's Get Serious - Maureen Reil (15/2/17)
I - I Can See You - Karen Rose (18/3/17)
O - The Istanbul Puzzle - Laurence O'Bryan (27/3/17)
T - The Doll's House - Tania Carver (5/3/17)

Fleming (Ian)
F - Diamonds Are Forever - Ian Fleming (13/10/16)
L - Little Girls Lost - Jack Kerley (30/10/16)
E - The Historian - Elizabeth Kostova (19/10/16)
M - The Christmas Party - Carole Matthews (4/12/16)
I - Seduction's Kiss - Alyssa Rose Ivy (12/2/17)
N - Nine Years Gone - Chris Culver (7/11/16)
G - The Mystery of the Yellow Room - Gaston Leroux (8/11/16)

Grafton (Sue)
G - The Girl Who Lied - Sue Fortin (25/2/17)
R - The Story Of Holly And Ivy - Rumer Godden (18/12/16)
A - 4.50 from Paddington - Agatha Christie (25/2/17)
F - The Christmas Book - Juliana Foster (20/12/16)
T - Take a Load Off, Mona Jamborski - Joanna Franklin Bell (21/1/17)
O - Natural Causes - James Oswald (20/1/17)
N - The Night Before Christmas - Clement C. Moore (23/12/16)

Hannah (Sophie)
H - The Monogram Murders - Sophie Hannah (17/10/16)
A - All the Blue-Eyed Angels - Jen Blood (23/10/16)
N - The North Pole Challenge - Kevin George (6/1/17)
N - The Good Girl - Fiona Neill (6/2/17)
A - The Affair of the 39 Cufflinks - James Anderson (4/11/16)
H - Falling for Christmas - Kate Hewitt (22/12/16)

Ishiguro (Kazuo)
I - Never Let Me Go - Kazuo Ishiguro (9/1/17)
S - Strictly Love - Julia Williams (26/1/17)
H - Cajun Spirit - M.A Harper (22/1/17)
I - In Too Deep - Samantha Hayes (10/1/17)
G - Skipping Christmas - John Grisham (16/12/16)
U - Unraveled - Lisa-Marie Cabrelli (14/6/17)
R - A Gingerbread Cafe Christmas - Rebecca Raisin (3/12/16)
O - The One You Love - Paul Pilkington (12/1/17)


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Authors - Part Two

Jansson (Tove)
J - Moominland Midwinter - Tove Jansson (21/2/17)
A - Behind the Scenes at the Museum - Kate Atkinson (27/11/16)
N - Headhunters - Jo Nesbø (24/4/17)
S - Death Turns a Trick - Julie Smith (5/2/17)
S - Sister Sister - Sue Fortin (10/2/17)
O - Whiskey and Gumdrops - Jean Oram (30/3/17)
N - Never Look Away - Linwood Barclay (3/5/17)

King (Stephen)
K - Kissing Christmas Goodbye - M.C. Beaton
I - In the Woods - Tana French (14/2/17)
N - Nothing To Fear - Karen Rose (29/3/17)
G - The Great Escape - Fiona Gibson (11/1/17)

Lewis (C.S)
L - The Last Battle - C.S Lewis (4/11/16)
E - How (Not) to Kiss a Toad - Elizabeth A Reeves (17/11/16)
W - A Wedding at Christmas - Chrissie Manby (14/12/16)
I - I Hate Christmas: A Manifesto for the Modern Day Scrooge - Daniel Blythe (9/12/16)
S - Somebody tell Aunt Tillie She's Dead - Christiana Miller (17/10/16)

Mansell (Jill)
M - You And Me, Always - Jill Mansell (11/11/16)
A - Liar Liar - M.J Arlidge (12/11/16)
N - Friends, Lovers And Other Indiscretions - Fiona Neill (9/2/17)
S - Just for Christmas - Scarlett Bailey (8/12/16)
E - The Exodus Quest - Will Adams (15/1/17)
L - Crash & Burn - Lisa Gardner (4/1/17)
L - Local Girl Missing - Claire Douglas (25/1/17)

Nesbit (Edith)
N - The Wouldbegoods - E. Nesbit (19/11/16)
E - The Christmas Queen - Elaine Spires (23/12/16)
S - The Sacrifice - Peg Brantley (20/11/16)
B - Blood Brother - Jack Kerley (16/10/16)
I - Lure - Alyssa Rose Ivy (12/2/17)
T - Thanks for the Memories - Cecelia Ahern (21/11/16)

Orwell (George)
O - One by One - Chris Carter (7/4/17)
R - The Red House Mystery - A.A. Milne (21/1/17)
W - The Clock Strikes Twelve - Patricia Wentworth (25/1/17)
E - Eeny Meeny - M.J. Arlidge (6/4/17)
L - The Couple Next Door - Shari Lapena (31/1/17)
L - Friends With Partial Benefits - Luke Young (22/2/17)

Patterson (James)
P - Maximum Ride Forever - James Patterson (3/11/16)
A - Step Back In Time - Ali McNamara (22/11/16)
T - The Torment of Others - Val McDermid (8/2/17)
T - Three Sisters, Three Queens - Philippa Gregory (19/2/17)
E - Careful What You Wish For - Michelle Escamilla (22/1/17)
R - The Killing Room - Richard Montanari (8/10/16)
S - She Belongs to Me - Carmen DeSousa (5/1/17)
O - On Strike for Christmas - Sheila Roberts (2/12/16)
N - A Sweet Possibility - Natalie Charles (17/4/17)

Quick (Matthew)
Q - Confessions of a Wedding Planner - Michelle Jo Quinn (23/3/17)
U
I - I'm Watching You - Karen Rose (27/3/17)
C - The Prisoner's Gold - Chris Kuzneski (6/11/16)
K - The Broken Souls - Jack Kerley (12/10/16)


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Authors - Part Three

Rowling (J.K)
R - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - J.K Rowling (6/10/16)
O - The Wizard Of Dark Street - Shawn Thomas Odyssey (10/10/16)
W - Pastures New - Julia Williams (6/12/16)
L - Love You Dead - Peter James (10/11/16)
I - I'm Watching You - Mary Burton (30/3/17)
N - The Nameless Dead - Paul Johnston (20/5/17)
G - Smashed Potatoes and Gravy - Ginny Gold (13/11/16)

Sewell (Anna)
S - Second-Hand Jane - Michelle Vernal (18/1/17)
E - The Book of Dragons - E. Nesbit (9/4/17)
W - Run Run as Fast as You Can - Willow Rose (20/2/17)
E - White Lies - Emily Harper (21/4/17)
L - Sphinx - T.S. Learner (20/3/17)
L -The Quality of Silence - Rosamund Lupton (15/4/17)

Tolkien (J.R.R)
T - The Hobbit - J.R.R Tolkien (17/1/17)
O - The Book of Souls - James Oswald (10/4/17)
L - While My Eyes Were Closed - Linda Green (20/4/17)
K - The Distant Hours - Kate Morton (30/11/16)
I - Compromising Positions - Susan Isaacs (25/5/17)
E - Million Dollar Question - Ellie Campbell (10/5/17)
N - Dead Silent - Neil White (22/5/17)

Unger (Lisa)
U - Black Out - Lisa Unger (1/2/17)
N - No Time For Goodbye - Linwood Barclay (9/6/17)
G - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies - Seth Grahame-Smith (8/3/17)
E - Girl Unseen - Kate Ellison (25/6/17)
R - A View to Die For - Richard Houston (15/2/17)

Verne (Jules)
V - The Vampire's Mail Order Bride - Kristen Painter (22/10/16)
E - Evil Games - Angela Marsons (15/5/17)
R - Reflection - Diane Chamberlain (30/1/17)
N - Never Saw it Coming - Linwood Barclay (26/5/17)
E

Waters (Sarah)
W - The Winter Wedding - Abby Clements (16/12/16)
A - A Merry Mistletoe Wedding - Judy Astley (12/12/16)
T - Tender Is the Night - F. Scott Fitzgerald (14/3/17)
E - An Evil Mind - Chris Carter (9/5/17)
R - A Very Coco Christmas - Robert Bryndza (23/12/16)
S - Some Degree of Murder - Frank Zafiro (16/1/17)

Xarissa (Diana)
X - Aunt Bessie Believes - Diana Xarissa (17/2/17)
A - The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle (15/2/17)
R - Cold Fear - Rick Mofina (28/1/17)
I - The Ice House - Minette Walters (30/6/17)
S - Shutter Man - Richard Montanari (10/3/17)
S - The Cowboy Inherits a Bride - Cora Seton (24/3/17)
A - All Over the Place - Serena Clarke (24/2/17)

Young (Elizabeth)
Y - A Yorkshire Christmas - Kate Hewitt (22/12/16)
O - The Hangman's Song - James Oswald (18/5/17)
U
N
G - Gone - James Patterson (16/4/17)

Zola (Emile)
Z - A Zen for Murder - Leighann Dobbs (1/2/17)
O - One Day In May - Catherine Alliott (28/4/17)
L - The Twenty-Three - Linwood Barclay (20/4/17)
A - Creepy Christmas - Jaimie Admans (7/12/16)


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message 12: by Connie N. (last edited Oct 29, 2017 02:39PM) (new)

Connie N. | 3270 comments You seem lonely in this one, Caroline. I'll join you!

Authors A-Z
Timeframe: 10/10/16 to 10/22/17
156/156
26/26 Authors

Andrews (Donna) (7/7)
A - Author Annette Blair - Skirting The Grave - 10/16/16 ♥♥♥♥
N - Nine Women, One Dress by Jane L. Rosen - 10/11/16 ♥♥♥♥
D - Author Debbie Macomber - Because It's Christmas: The Christmas Basket\Merry Ex-Mas - 12/17/16 ♥♥
R - Reason to Believe by Gina Gordon - 10/22/16 ♥♥♥
E - Exclusively Yours by Shannon Stacey - 11/15/16 ♥♥♥♥
W - What's So Funny?: My Hilarious Life by Tim Conway - 10/12/16 ♥♥♥
S - The Scarlet Slipper Mystery by Carolyn Keene - 10/13/16 ♥♥♥

Burton (Jaci) (6/6)
B - Batter Up by Robyn Neeley - 1/30/17 ♥♥
U - UnEnchanted by Chanda Hahn - 11/6/16 ♥♥♥
R - The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand - 11/18/16 ♥♥♥♥
T - A Taste of Sake by Heather Heyford - 1/7/17 ♥♥♥♥
O - Owls Well That Ends Well by Donna Andrews - 10/19/16 ♥♥♥♥
N - Notorious Pleasures by Elizabeth Hoyt - 11/1/16 ♥♥♥♥

Carr (Robyn) (4/4)
C - Chasing Perfect by Susan Mallery - 11/7/16 ♥♥♥♥
A - Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet by M.C. Beaton - 10/27/16 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author J.D. Robb - Memory in Death - 12/27/16 ♥♥♥♥♥
R - Author R.L. Mathewson - Perfection - 1/28/17 ♥♥♥♥

Drewry (Laura) (6/6)
D - Dying for Chocolate by Diane Mott Davidson - 1/11/17 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author J.D. Robb - Born in Death - 2/7/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
E - Author Erin McCarthy - Flat-Out Sexy - 11/30/16 ♥♥♥♥
W - Wanting It All by Christi Barth - 2/21/17 ♥♥♥♥
R - Rules of Contact by Jaci Burton - 2/19/17 ♥♥♥♥
Y - You've Been Warned by James Patterson - 11/9/16 ♥♥♥♥

Evanovich (Janet) (9/9)
E - Author Janet Evanovich - Full Blast - 1/3/17 ♥♥♥♥
V - Visions in Death by J.D. Robb - 10/18/16 ♥♥♥♥♥
A - Always on My Mind by Jill Shalvis - 10/28/16 ♥♥♥♥
N - The New Yorkers by Cathleen Schine - 11/29/16 ♥♥♥♥
O - Origin in Death by J.D. Robb - 12/8/16 ♥♥♥♥♥
V - Author Violet Duke - Jackson's Trust - 2/4/17 ♥♥♥
I - I've Got Sand In All the Wrong Places by Lisa Scottoline - 12/1/16 ♥♥♥♥
C - Author Lauren Conrad - Sugar and Spice - 2/6/17 ♥♥♥♥
H - Hallowe'en Party by Agatha Christie - 11/3/16 ♥♥♥

Francis (Dick) (7/7)
F - Fifth Grave Past the Light by Darynda Jones - 12/13/16 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author Rebecca Zanetti - Sweet Revenge - 3/20/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
A - Almost Perfect by Susan Mallery - 12/4/16 ♥♥♥
N - Author Nancy Atherton - Aunt Dimity Digs In - 12/7/16 ♥♥♥
C – Craving by Helen Hardt - 4/27/17 ♥♥♥
I - Intimate Strangers by Laura Taylor - 1/31/17 ♥♥♥
S – Author Susan Mallery - The Marcelli Princess - 5/3/17 ♥♥♥

Grafton (Sue) (7/7)
G - Get Well Soon by Julie Halpern - 11/11/16 ♥♥♥
R - Rock Hard by Nalini Singh - 3/17/17 ♥♥♥♥
A - All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda - 1/9/17 ♥♥♥
F - Finding Perfect by Susan Mallery - 2/14/17 ♥♥♥
T - Tippy Toe Murder by Leslie Meier - 1/26/17 ♥♥♥♥
O - Once in a Lifetime by Jill Shalvis - 1/19/17 ♥♥♥♥
N - Author Nalini Singh - Rock Addiction - 12/22/16 ♥♥♥♥

Harris (Charlaine) (6/6)
H - Hope Burns by Jaci Burton - 11/19/16 ♥♥♥♥
A - Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener by M.C. Beaton - 1/16/17 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author Nora Roberts - From This Day - 3/21/17 ♥♥♥
R - Reflex by Dick Francis - 4/3/17 ♥♥♥
I - It's in His Kiss by Jill Shalvis - 3/6/17 ♥♥♥♥
S - Sweet Little Lies by Lauren Conrad - 12/31/16 ♥♥♥♥

Ink (India) (3/3)
I - Innocent in Death by J.D. Robb - 3/4/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
N - Author Nancy Atherton - Aunt Dimity's Christmas - 12/26/16 ♥♥♥
K - Author Karen Marie Moning - Dreamfever - 2/24/17 ♥♥♥♥

Jones (Darynda) (5/5)
J - Author Julie Garwood - The Bride - 3/31/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
O - Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra - 2/16/17 ♥♥♥♥
N - Naked by Gina Gordon - 1/21/17 ♥♥♥
E - Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich - 1/4/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
S - Scandalous Desires by Elizabeth Hoyt - 1/23/17 ♥♥♥♥

Kinsella (Sophie) (8/8)
K - Author Karin Slaughter - Broken - 2/28/17 ♥♥♥♥
I - It's Raining Cupcakes by Lisa Schroeder - 4/28/17 ♥♥♥
N - Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich - 2/9/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
S - Smooth Talking Stranger by Lisa Kleypas - 1/24/17 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Elle Kennedy - The Deal - 1/8/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
L - Author Lauren Layne - Cuff Me - 12/10/16 ♥♥♥♥
L - Author Leslie Meier - Mistletoe Murder - 12/20/16 ♥♥♥♥
A - Author Anita Diamant - The Red Tent - 2/22/17 ♥♥♥♥

Layne (Lauren) (5/5)
L - Love After All by Jaci Burton - 12/29/16 ♥♥♥♥
A - Author Amelia Grey - Wedding Night With the Earl - 3/7/17 ♥♥♥
Y - Author Sabrina York - Stud for Hire - 2/25/17 ♥♥♥♥
N - A Negotiated Marriage by Noelle Adams - 2/27/17 ♥♥♥♥
E - Exposure by Annie Jocoby - 2/15/17 ♥♥♥


message 13: by Connie N. (last edited Oct 29, 2017 02:40PM) (new)

Connie N. | 3270 comments Authors A-Z - Part 2

Mallery (Susan) (7/7)
M - The Marcelli Bride by Susan Mallery - 10/20/16 ♥♥♥♥♥
A - Author A.M. Madden - Vanishing Act - 4/8/17 ♥♥♥♥
L – The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis - 5/2/17 ♥♥♥♥
L - Leap by Jodi Lundgren - 2/23/17 ♥♥♥
E - Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng - 3/3/17 ♥♥♥
R - Rocky Mountain Haven by Vivian Arend - 4/16/17 ♥♥♥
Y - Author Maisey Yates - Carides's Forgotten Wife - 3/24/17 ♥♥♥

Noelle (Amy) (6/6)
N - Necessary Evil by Jamie K. Schmidt - 3/25/17 ♥♥♥
O - Author Opal Carew - Nailed - 2/18/17 ♥♥♥
E - Author Elle Kennedy - The Mistake - 3/9/17 ♥♥♥♥
L - Author Laura Drewry - Plain Jayne - 2/26/17 ♥♥♥♥
L - Lending a Paw by Laurie Cass - 3/2/17 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Elizabeth Hoyt - Lord of Darkness - 4/12/17 ♥♥♥♥♥

O'Keefe (Molly) (6/6)
O - Over the Edge by Meredith Wild - 3/18/17 ♥♥♥
K - Author Carolyn Keene - The Mystery of the Tolling Bell - 4/8/17 ♥♥♥
E - Author Janet Evanovich - Full Bloom - 6/5/17 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Richard Paul Evans - The Road to Grace - 6/8/17 ♥♥♥♥
F – Author Dick Francis - Smokescreen - 3/27/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
E - Author Elle Kennedy - The Score - 6/13/17 ♥♥♥♥♥

Patterson (James) (9/9)
P - Paris for One and Other Stories by Jojo Moyes - 11/21/16 ♥♥♥♥
A - Accidentally in Love by Laura Drewry - 4/13/17 ♥♥♥♥
T - Author Trish McCallan - Forged in Fire - 1/29/17 ♥♥♥♥
T - Author Tess Gerritsen - Playing with Fire - 2/20/17 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Elin Hilderbrand - Winter Street - 3/12/17 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author Robert B. Parker - God Save The Child - 4/20/17 ♥♥♥♥
S - Author Soraya Lane - Letters to Love - 3/11/17 ♥♥♥
O - One Foot in the Grave by Jeaniene Frost - 4/1/17 ♥♥♥♥
N - Author Nalini Singh - Rock Redemption - 5/15/17 ♥♥♥♥

Quinn (Julia) (5/5)
Q - A Quick Bite by Lynsay Sands - 10/24/16 - ♥♥♥
U - Undercover in the CEO's Bed by Coleen Kwan - 12/11/16 ♥♥♥♥
I - Isn't It Rich? by Sherryl Woods - 5/29/17 ♥♥♥
N - Author Nick Trout - The Patron Saint of Lost Dogs - 6/9/17 ♥♥
N - Author Trevor Noah - Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood - 7/31/17 ♥♥♥♥♥

Robb (J.D.) (4/4)
R - Red-Hot Texas Nights by Kimberly Raye - 4/22/17 ♥♥♥♥
O - Only Mine by Susan Mallery - 4/7/17 ♥♥♥♥
B - Author Mary Balogh - A Matter of Class - 2/1/17 ♥♥♥♥
B - Author Jaci Burton - Make Me Stay - 2/2/17 ♥♥♥♥

Slaughter (Karen) (9/9)
S – Sixth Grave on the Edge by Darynda Jones - 4/19/17 ♥♥♥♥
L – Author Laura Griffin - Snapped - 3/13/17 ♥♥♥♥
A - Author Alexander McCall Smith - The Miracle at Speedy Motors - 4/26/17 ♥♥♥♥
U - The Untamed Earl by Valerie Bowman - 1/18/17 ♥♥♥♥
G - The Girl from the Sea by Shalini Boland - 1/12/17 ♥♥♥♥
H - Hard Evidence by Pamela Clare - 12/2/16 ♥♥♥
T - Thief of Shadows by Elizabeth Hoyt - 3/8/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
E - Author Erin McCarthy - Hard and Fast - 5/20/17 ♥♥♥♥
R – Author J.D. Robb - Creation in Death - 4/4/17 ♥♥♥♥♥

Trentham (Laura) (8/8)
T - Author Tracy Ewens - Reserved - 5/18/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
R – Author Robyn Carr - The Life She Wants - 1/13/17 ♥♥♥♥
E – Author Elizabeth Hoyt - Duke of Midnight - 7/16/17 ♥♥♥♥
N - Author Nalini Singh - Rock Wedding - 9/15/17 ♥♥♥♥
T - Tied by Emma Chase - 4/25/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
H – Author Herman Koch - The Dinner - 4/24/17 ♥♥
A - Author Anne Gracie - The Winter Bride - 5/6/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
M - Mistletoe Games: A Play-by-Play Anthology by Jaci Burton - 2/13/17 ♥♥♥♥

Unger (Lisa) (5/5)
U - Undeniably Yours by Shannon Stacey - 2/11/17 ♥♥♥♥
N - Nothing as it Seems by Thomas Hall - 10/15/17 ♥♥♥♥
G - Get A Clue by Jill Shalvis - 1/14/17 ♥♥♥♥
E – Author Emma Chase - Overruled - 7/18/17 ♥♥♥♥
R – Author J.D. Robb - Survivor In Death - 11/13/16 ♥♥♥♥♥

Viets (Elaine) (5/5)
V - Author Verna Clay - Abby: Mail Order Bride - 6/9/17 ♥♥♥♥
I - Author Ilona Andrews - Magic Bites - 7/4/17 ♥♥♥
E – Author Emily Hemmer - Wynn in Doubt - 7/24/17 ♥♥♥
T - The Talk Show Murders by Al Roker - 5/1/17 ♥♥♥
S - Author Steve Martin - Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life - 3/23/17 ♥♥♥

White (Karen) (5/5)
W - Walk of Shame by Lauren Layne - 4/29/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
H - He's So Fine by Jill Shalvis - 4/17/17 ♥♥♥♥
I - I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere But the Pool by Lisa Scottoline - 7/7/17 ♥♥♥♥
T - Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovich - 3/26/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
E – Eleven Scandals to Start to Win a Duke's Heart by Sarah MacLean - 8/11/17 ♥♥♥♥

Xu (Ruiyan) (2/2)
X - XVI by Julia Karr - 3/15/17 ♥♥♥
U - Until November by Aurora Rose Reynolds - 7/9/17 ♥♥

Yates (Maisey) (5/5)
Y - Author Sabrina York - Cowboy to Command - 7/13/17 ♥♥♥♥
A - Author Madelyn Alt - A Charmed Death - 5/12/17 ♥♥♥
T - Author Tracy Wolff - Down & Dirty - 6/7/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
E - Author Janet Evanovich - Top Secret Twenty-One - 7/3/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
S – Strangers in Death by J.D. Robb - 5/7/17 ♥♥♥♥♥

Zanetti (Rececca ) (7/7)
Z - Zoo Vet: Adventures Of A Wild Animal Doctor by David Taylor - 10/23/16 ♥♥♥♥
A - Author Agatha Christie - A Caribbean Mystery - 5/28/17 ♥♥♥♥
N - No Nest for the Wicket by Donna Andrews - 10/22/17 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Janet Evanovich - Hero at Large - 7/11/17 ♥♥♥
T - Author Tina Wainscott - Falling Hard - 6/20/17 ♥♥♥
T - Tall, Dark, Billionaire Texan by Mandy Baxter - 6/26/17 ♥♥♥♥
I - In Flight by R.K. Lilley - 9/18/17 ♥♥♥♥

****CHALLENGE COMPLETE 10/22/17*****


message 14: by [deleted user] (new)

Connie N. wrote: "You seem lonely in this one, Caroline. I'll join you!..."

Thanks Connie. Good luck!


message 15: by Joann (last edited Nov 28, 2017 07:33AM) (new)

Joann | 1242 comments Completed

Alt (Madeleine)
A - Any Witch Way You Can
L - LOUISE Penny - Still Life
T - Main Character THOMAS in The Maze Runner

Bronte Charlotte
B Bradley - The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag - 5/17/17
R Ray Bradbury - The Halloween Tree
O Orphan Train
N Nicole Krauss - The History of Love
T The Travelling Tea Shop
E Every Witch Way But Wicked

Carr (Robyn)
C - Crossed Bones
A - All New Square Foot Gardening - Mel Bartholomew - 6/2/17
R - Riggs Hollow City
R - Riggs Library of Souls

Dahl
D Damsel Under Stress
A Austin - Diner Knock Out
H A Hoe Lot of Trouble
L Lilac Girls

Evans (Harriet)
E Everyone Brave is Forgiven
V Victoria
A All Good Deeds
N Nolte - The Gray and Guilty Sea
S - Sarah Booth Delaney #5 - Hallowed Bones

Flagg (Fannie)
F The Final Cut - Coulter - Mar 11/17
L The Lemoncholy Life of Annie Aster- Scott Wilbanks
A Armed and Fabulous
G The Guardian of Secrets and Her Deathly Pact
G The Gravity of Birds

Green Jane
G A Gift to Remember
R Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen
E Evanovich - The Shell Game
E Evanovich - Pros and Cons
N Nevada Barr - Track of the Cat

HUBER
H Hannah - Firefly Lane - 4/2/17
U A Useful Woman
B Bourbon - Deadly Patterns
E Evanovich - The Pursuit
R Robert Bryzinda - Coco Pinchard, The Consequences Of Love And Sex

I - IRELAND (D.E.)
I Install - A Robot in the Garden
R Ruta Sepetys - Between Shades of Gray
E Ellery Adams - Pies and Prejudice
L Lisa Lutz - The Passenger
A Agatha Christie - Three Blind Mice and Other Stories
N Neil Gaiman - The Ocean at the End of the Lane
D Debbie Macomber - Christmas Letters

JAMES (P.D.)
J Jones - Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet - Darynda Jones - 5/4/17
A Adams - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
M Miller - The Good Neighbour
E Emily - MC in The Splendour Falls
S The Skull Beneath the Skin

KEYES
K Kids of Appetite- David Arnold
E Evans - Finding Noel
Y Yarn to Go
E Evanovich - Turbo Twenty-Three
S Steve Patterson - The Book of Letters I Didn't Know Where to Send

LAMB (Cathy)
L Leavitt - Cruel Beautiful World Caroline Leavitt Mar 29/17
A Angela Pepper - Death of a Dapper Snowman
M Murder of a Small-Town Honey
B Blake - Some Like It Witchy - Heather Blake - 4/3/17

M - MOYES (Jojo)
M Mary Stewart - This Rough Magic - 4/7/17
O Osborne - Haunted Waters
Y Young - The Lost Girls - Heather Young - 7/17/17
E Elusive
S Sweet Masterpiece

NG Celeste
N Nina Quinn - Digging Up Trouble- Heather Webber -read 3/16/17
G - Girl, Stolen

O’NEAL (Barbara)
O Oxford Tearoom Mysteries - All-Butter Short Dead
N Nina Quinn Mystery #2 - Trouble in Spades
E Enslen - A Field of Red
A The Angel's Game
L Louise Penny - The Cruelest Month - 5/2/17


message 16: by Joann (last edited Nov 28, 2017 07:33AM) (new)

Joann | 1242 comments PENNY (Louise)
P Pirate Vishnu
E MC Ellsworth The Heavenly Table Donald Pollock - Mar 17/17
N - Nora Gavin Lake of Sorrows - Erin Hart - Mar 14/17
N - MC Nora The Long Road Home Mary Alice Monroe - 3/20/17
Y Yocum - The Essay - Robin Yocum - 7/31/17

Quick
Q The Question of the Unfamiliar Husband - E.J. Cooperman - read 4/4/17
U Umrigar - The Story Hour
I India Black
C Charms and Chocolate Chips
K Kelly - Death, Taxes, and a French Manicure


RICE (Louanne)
R R.J. Anderson - A Pocket Full of Murder
I India Black and the Widow of Windsor
C Chocolat - Joanne Harris - 5/10/17
E Edberg - The Cozy Life: Rediscover the Joy of the Simple Things Through the Danish Concept of Hygge - 4/12/17

SPARKS
S Shaffer - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
P The Pocket Watch by Ceci Giltenan - 3/26/17
A Amanda Lee Witching You Were Here - 3/25/17
R Rose Gardner Mystery Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes Denise Grover Swank - Mar 12/17
K Kasey Michaels - Maggie By The Book - 04/17/17
S Sebastian Junger - The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

TODD
T Ten Beach Road - Wendy Wax - 4/23/17
O On the Run Series - Secretive Sara Rosett - 3/23/17
D Darynda Jones - Third Grave Dead Ahead - 3/20/17
D Death of a Crafty Knitter- Angela Pepper - - 4/21/17

UPSON
U Until Proven Guilty - J.A. Jance - 3/21/17
P Penny - Dead Cold - Louise Penny - 6/4/17
S Shetterly - Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
O O’Kane - Death Comes eCalling
N MC Nina Quinn - Trouble in Bloom - Heather Webber - 3/30/17

V - VIETS (Elaine)
V - A Vision in Velvet - Juliet Blackwell - 8/30/17
I India Black and the Shadows of Anarchy
E Emily Brightwell - The Inspector and Mrs. Jeffries - read 4/8/17
T Teresa Trent - Color Me Dead
S Sarah Jio - Blackberry Winter

WEBBER
W Why Didn't They Ask Evans? - Agatha Christie - 4/14/17
E Emily Brightwell - Mrs. Jeffries Dusts for Clues - 4/9/17
B Bad Monkey - Carl Hiaasen - 04/18/17
B Brightwell - Mrs. Jeffries Takes Stock - 4/28/17
E Emily Brightwell - The Ghost and Mrs. Jeffries - 4/11/17
R Requiem - Celina Grace - 4/30/17

XARISSA (Diana)
X The Xibalba Murders - Lyn Hamilton - 8/19/17
A Angie Fox - Southern Spirits - 4/15/17
R Rob Thomas - The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line- 5/24/17
I Isabelle Wolff - Ghostwritten - 5/14/17
S Stephanie Bond - 7 Brides for 7 Bodies
S MC Sawyer, Meg - A Muddied Murder - Wendy Tyson - 5/29/17
A All In - Simona Ahrnstedt - 4/20/17

YOUNG (Hester)
Y Yoon - Everything, Everything - 5/25/17
O One True Loves - Taylor Jenkins Reid - 5/26/17
U Under Suspicion series - I've Got You Under My Skin - Mary Higgins Clark - 16/8/17
N Never Buried - Edie Claire
G Give Up the Ghost

*Z - ZEVIN (Gabrielle)
Z - Markus Zusak - The Book Thief
E Emily Brightwell - Mrs. Jeffries on the Ball - 5/18/17
V Victoria Abbott - The Christie Curse - 11/24/17
I India Black and the Gentleman Thief - Carol Carr - 6/7/17
N Audrey Niffenegger - The Time Traveler's Wife - 6/11/17


message 17: by Joann (new)

Joann | 1242 comments reserved


message 18: by [deleted user] (new)

Joann wrote: "I just realised if you're doing 1 spell out, it's not that much tougher to do more than one, so I'll join this one too."

And if you're doing two, you may as well do ten! Lol. Good luck :)


message 19: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 3270 comments Joann wrote: "I just realised if you're doing 1 spell out, it's not that much tougher to do more than one, so I'll join this one too."

You're so right, Joann. Unfortunately, I can't seem to stop at 1 or 2 or 3...


message 20: by Joann (new)

Joann | 1242 comments Connie N. wrote: "Joann wrote: "I just realised if you're doing 1 spell out, it's not that much tougher to do more than one, so I'll join this one too."

You're so right, Joann. Unfortunately, I can't seem to stop a..."


I can definitely see how addicting they can be. I'm at 3 now and not sure I'll stop there :)


message 21: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 3270 comments Congrats, Caroline, you've hooked another one! (Join the club, Joann.)


message 22: by [deleted user] (new)

Connie N. wrote: "Congrats, Caroline, you've hooked another one! (Join the club, Joann.)"

Yay! I do my best ;)

Welcome to Spelling Addicts (Not-So) Anonymous Joann!


message 23: by Joann (new)

Joann | 1242 comments thank you - if I need to go into therapy is there somewhere in particular to send the bill???


message 24: by [deleted user] (new)

Joann wrote: "thank you - if I need to go into therapy is there somewhere in particular to send the bill???"

Lol. We can all be each other's therapists. No billing involved ;)


message 25: by [deleted user] (new)

Good luck Marcella!


message 26: by [deleted user] (last edited Jan 02, 2017 05:00AM) (new)

First two done!


Christie (Agatha)
C - Cat Among the Pigeons - Agatha Christie (13/10/16)
H - A Hope Christmas Love Story - Julia Williams (23/12/16)
R - The Doll Maker - Richard Montanari (29/10/16)
I - In The Blood - Jack Kerley (26/10/16)
S - Missing, Presumed - Susie Steiner (28/10/16)
T - The Traitor's Mark - D.K. Wilson (16/11/16)
I - I Let You Go - Clare Mackintosh (24/11/16)
E - Every Three Hours - Chris Mooney (25/10/16)

Lewis (C.S)
L - The Last Battle - C.S Lewis (4/11/16)
E - How (Not) to Kiss a Toad - Elizabeth A Reeves (17/11/16)
W - A Wedding at Christmas - Chrissie Manby (14/12/16)
I - I Hate Christmas: A Manifesto for the Modern Day Scrooge - Daniel Blythe (9/12/16)
S - Somebody tell Aunt Tillie She's Dead - Christiana Miller (17/10/16)


message 27: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 3270 comments Way to go, Caroline!


message 28: by [deleted user] (new)

Thanks Connie :)


message 29: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 3270 comments One author done so far:

Andrews (Donna) (7/7)
A - Author Annette Blair - Skirting The Grave - 10/16/16 ♥♥♥♥
N - Nine Women, One Dress by Jane L. Rosen - 10/11/16 ♥♥♥♥
D - Author Debbie Macomber - Because It's Christmas: The Christmas Basket\Merry Ex-Mas - 12/17/16 ♥♥
R - Reason to Believe by Gina Gordon - 10/22/16 ♥♥♥
E - Exclusively Yours by Shannon Stacey - 11/15/16 ♥♥♥♥
W - What's So Funny?: My Hilarious Life by Tim Conway - 10/12/16 ♥♥♥
S - The Scarlet Slipper Mystery by Carolyn Keene - 10/13/16 ♥♥♥


message 30: by [deleted user] (new)

Well done Connie!


message 31: by Melissa (last edited Jan 16, 2017 10:43AM) (new)

Melissa (melissaboedigheimer) I'm a bit addicted to spell it out challenges so of course I will join this one too :)

A-Z Authors
Duration: 01/01/17 - no deadline

ADAMS (RICHARD)
A How the Light Gets In, Louise Penny, 1/15/17 (main character: Armand Gamache)
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message 32: by Melissa (new)

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message 33: by [deleted user] (new)

Melissa(SweetMelissa) wrote: "I'm a bit addicted to spell it out challenges so of course I will join this one too :)..."

Lots of spell out addicts here Melissa! Welcome :)


message 34: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 3270 comments Melissa(SweetMelissa) wrote: "I'm a bit addicted to spell it out challenges so of course I will join this one too :)..."

I know the feeling, Melissa!


message 35: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 3270 comments Just a few more:

Burton (Jaci) (6/6)
B - Batter Up by Robyn Neeley - 1/30/17 ♥♥
U - UnEnchanted by Chanda Hahn - 11/6/16 ♥♥♥
R - The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand - 11/18/16 ♥♥♥♥
T - A Taste of Sake by Heather Heyford - 1/7/17 ♥♥♥♥
O - Owls Well That Ends Well by Donna Andrews - 10/19/16 ♥♥♥♥
N - Notorious Pleasures by Elizabeth Hoyt - 11/1/16 ♥♥♥♥

Carr (Robyn) (4/4)
C - Chasing Perfect by Susan Mallery - 11/7/16 ♥♥♥♥
A - Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet by M.C. Beaton - 10/27/16 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author J.D. Robb - Memory in Death - 12/27/16 ♥♥♥♥♥
R - Author R.L. Mathewson - Perfection - 1/28/17 ♥♥♥♥

Drewry (Laura) (6/6)
D - Dying for Chocolate by Diane Mott Davidson - 1/11/17 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author J.D. Robb - Born in Death - 2/7/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
E - Author Erin McCarthy - Flat-Out Sexy - 11/30/16 ♥♥♥♥
W - Wanting It All by Christi Barth - 2/21/17 ♥♥♥♥
R - Rules of Contact by Jaci Burton - 2/19/17 ♥♥♥♥
Y - You've Been Warned by James Patterson - 11/9/16 ♥♥♥♥

Evanovich (Janet) (9/9)
E - Author Janet Evanovich - Full Blast - 1/3/17 ♥♥♥♥
V - Visions in Death by J.D. Robb - 10/18/16 ♥♥♥♥♥
A - Always on My Mind by Jill Shalvis - 10/28/16 ♥♥♥♥
N - The New Yorkers by Cathleen Schine - 11/29/16 ♥♥♥♥
O - Origin in Death by J.D. Robb - 12/8/16 ♥♥♥♥♥
V - Author Violet Duke - Jackson's Trust - 2/4/17 ♥♥♥
I - I've Got Sand In All the Wrong Places by Lisa Scottoline - 12/1/16 ♥♥♥♥
C - Author Lauren Conrad - Sugar and Spice - 2/6/17 ♥♥♥♥
H - Hallowe'en Party by Agatha Christie - 11/3/16 ♥♥♥


message 36: by [deleted user] (new)

Well done :)


message 37: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 3270 comments Finished up a couple more authors:

Grafton (Sue) (7/7)
G - Get Well Soon by Julie Halpern - 11/11/16 ♥♥♥
R - Rock Hard by Nalini Singh - 3/17/17 ♥♥♥♥
A - All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda - 1/9/17 ♥♥♥
F - Finding Perfect by Susan Mallery - 2/14/17 ♥♥♥
T - Tippy Toe Murder by Leslie Meier - 1/26/17 ♥♥♥♥
O - Once in a Lifetime by Jill Shalvis - 1/19/17 ♥♥♥♥
N - Author Nalini Singh - Rock Addiction - 12/22/16 ♥♥♥♥

Ink (India) (3/3)
I - Innocent in Death by J.D. Robb - 3/4/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
N - Author Nancy Atherton - Aunt Dimity's Christmas - 12/26/16 ♥♥♥
K - Author Karen Marie Moning - Dreamfever - 2/24/17 ♥♥♥♥

Jones (Darynda) (5/5)
J - Author Julie Garwood - The Bride - 3/31/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
O - Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra - 2/16/17 ♥♥♥♥
N - Naked by Gina Gordon - 1/21/17 ♥♥♥
E - Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich - 1/4/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
S - Scandalous Desires by Elizabeth Hoyt - 1/23/17 ♥♥♥♥

Layne (Lauren) (5/5)
L - Love After All by Jaci Burton - 12/29/16 ♥♥♥♥
A - Author Amelia Grey - Wedding Night With the Earl - 3/7/17 ♥♥♥
Y - Author Sabrina York - Stud for Hire - 2/25/17 ♥♥♥♥
N - A Negotiated Marriage by Noelle Adams - 2/27/17 ♥♥♥♥
E - Exposure by Annie Jocoby - 2/15/17 ♥♥♥


message 38: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 3270 comments I finished up another 5 authors:

Francis (Dick) (7/7)
F - Fifth Grave Past the Light by Darynda Jones - 12/13/16 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author Rebecca Zanetti - Sweet Revenge - 3/20/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
A - Almost Perfect by Susan Mallery - 12/4/16 ♥♥♥
N - Author Nancy Atherton - Aunt Dimity Digs In - 12/7/16 ♥♥♥
C – Craving by Helen Hardt - 4/27/17 ♥♥♥
I - Intimate Strangers by Laura Taylor - 1/31/17 ♥♥♥
S – Author Susan Mallery - The Marcelli Princess - 5/3/17 ♥♥♥

Harris (Charlaine) (6/6)
H - Hope Burns by Jaci Burton - 11/19/16 ♥♥♥♥
A - Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener by M.C. Beaton - 1/16/17 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author Nora Roberts - From This Day - 3/21/17 ♥♥♥
R - Reflex by Dick Francis - 4/3/17 ♥♥♥
I - It's in His Kiss by Jill Shalvis - 3/6/17 ♥♥♥♥
S - Sweet Little Lies by Lauren Conrad - 12/31/16 ♥♥♥♥

Kinsella (Sophie) (8/8)
K - Author Karin Slaughter - Broken - 2/28/17 ♥♥♥♥
I - It's Raining Cupcakes by Lisa Schroeder - 4/28/17 ♥♥♥
N - Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich - 2/9/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
S - Smooth Talking Stranger by Lisa Kleypas - 1/24/17 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Elle Kennedy - The Deal - 1/8/17 ♥♥♥♥♥
L - Author Lauren Layne - Cuff Me - 12/10/16 ♥♥♥♥
L - Author Leslie Meier - Mistletoe Murder - 12/20/16 ♥♥♥♥
A - Author Anita Diamant - The Red Tent - 2/22/17 ♥♥♥♥

Mallery (Susan) (7/7)
M - The Marcelli Bride by Susan Mallery - 10/20/16 ♥♥♥♥♥
A - Author A.M. Madden - Vanishing Act - 4/8/17 ♥♥♥♥
L – The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis - 5/2/17 ♥♥♥♥
L - Leap by Jodi Lundgren - 2/23/17 ♥♥♥
E - Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng - 3/3/17 ♥♥♥
R - Rocky Mountain Haven by Vivian Arend - 4/16/17 ♥♥♥
Y - Author Maisey Yates - Carides's Forgotten Wife - 3/24/17 ♥♥♥

Noelle (Amy) (6/6)
N - Necessary Evil by Jamie K. Schmidt - 3/25/17 ♥♥♥
O - Author Opal Carew - Nailed - 2/18/17 ♥♥♥
E - Author Elle Kennedy - The Mistake - 3/9/17 ♥♥♥♥
L - Author Laura Drewry - Plain Jayne - 2/26/17 ♥♥♥♥
L - Lending a Paw by Laurie Cass - 3/2/17 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Elizabeth Hoyt - Lord of Darkness - 4/12/17 ♥♥♥♥♥


message 39: by Nancy (last edited Jun 04, 2017 01:50AM) (new)

Nancy (nancyhelen) | 210 comments I'll join this one too - as it looks fun and I just want you guys to know I'm still here in the group!

I'm going to try to read the first book of each name as a book by the author named - just to add to the challenge.

Authors A-Z Spell it Out
Duration: 22 May 2017 - ???
Books read: 2
Authors Completed 0/26

Andrews (Ilona)
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Ballard (J.G.)
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message 40: by Nancy (last edited Jun 04, 2017 01:50AM) (new)

Nancy (nancyhelen) | 210 comments Eco (Umberto)
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message 41: by Nancy (last edited May 22, 2017 03:32AM) (new)

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message 43: by [deleted user] (new)

NancyHelen wrote: "I'll join this one too - as it looks fun and I just want you guys to know I'm still here in the group! ..."

Welcome to the challenge and thanks for letting us know you're still around :)


message 44: by [deleted user] (last edited Jun 07, 2017 03:59AM) (new)

Haven't updated in ages! Here's a few I've finished.

Austen (Jane)
A - Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen (7/2/17)
U - The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - Rachel Joyce (16/2/17)
S - Beauty and the Beast - K.M Shea (4/2/17)
T - The Surrogate - Tania Carver (3/2/17)
E - Ready Player One - Ernest Cline (10/2/17)
N - No Escape - Sarah Kemp (17/2/17)

Bronte (Emily)
B - Blacklands - Belinda Bauer (14/11/16)
R - Rosemary - A Christmas Story - C.N. Williamson (7/12/16)
O - The Old-Girl Network - Catherine Alliott (2/3/17)
N - Mythology 101 - Jody Lynn Nye (12/3/17)
T - The Snow Rose - Lulu Taylor (4/2/17)
E - Jake & The Gingerbread Wars - E.G Foley (14/12/16)

Christie (Agatha)
C - Cat Among the Pigeons - Agatha Christie (13/10/16)
H - A Hope Christmas Love Story - Julia Williams (23/12/16)
R - The Doll Maker - Richard Montanari (29/10/16)
I - In The Blood - Jack Kerley (26/10/16)
S - Missing, Presumed - Susie Steiner (28/10/16)
T - The Traitor's Mark - D.K. Wilson (16/11/16)
I - I Let You Go - Clare Mackintosh (24/11/16)
E - Every Three Hours - Chris Mooney (25/10/16)

Dahl (Roald)
D - Deception Point - Dan Brown (2/1/17)
A - The Alphabet Sisters - Monica McInerney (15/10/16)
H - Moon Signs - Helen Haught Fanick (20/10/16)
L - Making Lemonade - Kate Langdon (31/10/16)

Eliot (George)
E - Lingerie Wars - Janet Elizabeth Henderson (3/4/17)
L - Let's Get Serious - Maureen Reil (15/2/17)
I - I Can See You - Karen Rose (18/3/17)
O - The Istanbul Puzzle - Laurence O'Bryan (27/3/17)
T - The Doll's House - Tania Carver (5/3/17)

Fleming (Ian)
F - Diamonds Are Forever - Ian Fleming (13/10/16)
L - Little Girls Lost - Jack Kerley (30/10/16)
E - The Historian - Elizabeth Kostova (19/10/16)
M - The Christmas Party - Carole Matthews (4/12/16)
I - Seduction's Kiss - Alyssa Rose Ivy (12/2/17)
N - Nine Years Gone - Chris Culver (7/11/16)
G - The Mystery of the Yellow Room - Gaston Leroux (8/11/16)

Grafton (Sue)
G - The Girl Who Lied - Sue Fortin (25/2/17)
R - The Story Of Holly And Ivy - Rumer Godden (18/12/16)
A - 4.50 from Paddington - Agatha Christie (25/2/17)
F - The Christmas Book - Juliana Foster (20/12/16)
T - Take a Load Off, Mona Jamborski - Joanna Franklin Bell (21/1/17)
O - Natural Causes - James Oswald (20/1/17)
N - The Night Before Christmas - Clement C. Moore (23/12/16)

Hannah (Sophie)
H - The Monogram Murders - Sophie Hannah (17/10/16)
A - All the Blue-Eyed Angels - Jen Blood (23/10/16)
N - The North Pole Challenge - Kevin George (6/1/17)
N - The Good Girl - Fiona Neill (6/2/17)
A - The Affair of the 39 Cufflinks - James Anderson (4/11/16)
H - Falling for Christmas - Kate Hewitt (22/12/16)


message 45: by [deleted user] (last edited Jun 07, 2017 03:58AM) (new)

And a few more...

Jansson (Tove)
J - Moominland Midwinter - Tove Jansson (21/2/17)
A - Behind the Scenes at the Museum - Kate Atkinson (27/11/16)
N - Headhunters - Jo Nesbø (24/4/17)
S - Death Turns a Trick - Julie Smith (5/2/17)
S - Sister Sister - Sue Fortin (10/2/17)
O - Whiskey and Gumdrops - Jean Oram (30/3/17)
N - Never Look Away - Linwood Barclay (3/5/17)

King (Stephen)
K - Kissing Christmas Goodbye - M.C. Beaton
I - In the Woods - Tana French (14/2/17)
N - Nothing To Fear - Karen Rose (29/3/17)
G - The Great Escape - Fiona Gibson (11/1/17)

Lewis (C.S)
L - The Last Battle - C.S Lewis (4/11/16)
E - How (Not) to Kiss a Toad - Elizabeth A Reeves (17/11/16)
W - A Wedding at Christmas - Chrissie Manby (14/12/16)
I - I Hate Christmas: A Manifesto for the Modern Day Scrooge - Daniel Blythe (9/12/16)
S - Somebody tell Aunt Tillie She's Dead - Christiana Miller (17/10/16)

Mansell (Jill)
M - You And Me, Always - Jill Mansell (11/11/16)
A - Liar Liar - M.J Arlidge (12/11/16)
N - Friends, Lovers And Other Indiscretions - Fiona Neill (9/2/17)
S - Just for Christmas - Scarlett Bailey (8/12/16)
E - The Exodus Quest - Will Adams (15/1/17)
L - Crash & Burn - Lisa Gardner (4/1/17)
L - Local Girl Missing - Claire Douglas (25/1/17)

Nesbit (Edith)
N - The Wouldbegoods - E. Nesbit (19/11/16)
E - The Christmas Queen - Elaine Spires (23/12/16)
S - The Sacrifice - Peg Brantley (20/11/16)
B - Blood Brother - Jack Kerley (16/10/16)
I - Lure - Alyssa Rose Ivy (12/2/17)
T - Thanks for the Memories - Cecelia Ahern (21/11/16)

Orwell (George)
O - One by One - Chris Carter (7/4/17)
R - The Red House Mystery - A.A. Milne (21/1/17)
W - The Clock Strikes Twelve - Patricia Wentworth (25/1/17)
E - Eeny Meeny - M.J. Arlidge (6/4/17)
L - The Couple Next Door - Shari Lapena (31/1/17)
L - Friends With Partial Benefits - Luke Young (22/2/17)

Patterson (James)
P - Maximum Ride Forever - James Patterson (3/11/16)
A - Step Back In Time - Ali McNamara (22/11/16)
T - The Torment of Others - Val McDermid (8/2/17)
T - Three Sisters, Three Queens - Philippa Gregory (19/2/17)
E - Careful What You Wish For - Michelle Escamilla (22/1/17)
R - The Killing Room - Richard Montanari (8/10/16)
S - She Belongs to Me - Carmen DeSousa (5/1/17)
O - On Strike for Christmas - Sheila Roberts (2/12/16)
N - A Sweet Possibility - Natalie Charles (17/4/17)


message 46: by [deleted user] (new)

And some more.

Rowling (J.K)
R - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - J.K Rowling (6/10/16)
O - The Wizard Of Dark Street - Shawn Thomas Odyssey (10/10/16)
W - Pastures New - Julia Williams (6/12/16)
L - Love You Dead - Peter James (10/11/16)
I - I'm Watching You - Mary Burton (30/3/17)
N - The Nameless Dead - Paul Johnston (20/5/17)
G - Smashed Potatoes and Gravy - Ginny Gold (13/11/16)

Sewell (Anna)
S - Second-Hand Jane - Michelle Vernal (18/1/17)
E - The Book of Dragons - E. Nesbit (9/4/17)
W - Run Run as Fast as You Can - Willow Rose (20/2/17)
E - White Lies - Emily Harper (21/4/17)
L - Sphinx - T.S. Learner (20/3/17)
L -The Quality of Silence - Rosamund Lupton (15/4/17)

Tolkien (J.R.R)
T - The Hobbit - J.R.R Tolkien (17/1/17)
O - The Book of Souls - James Oswald (10/4/17)
L - While My Eyes Were Closed - Linda Green (20/4/17)
K - The Distant Hours - Kate Morton (30/11/16)
I - Compromising Positions - Susan Isaacs (25/5/17)
E - Million Dollar Question - Ellie Campbell (10/5/17)
N - Dead Silent - Neil White (22/5/17)

Waters (Sarah)
W - The Winter Wedding - Abby Clements (16/12/16)
A - A Merry Mistletoe Wedding - Judy Astley (12/12/16)
T - Tender Is the Night - F. Scott Fitzgerald (14/3/17)
E - An Evil Mind - Chris Carter (9/5/17)
R - A Very Coco Christmas - Robert Bryndza (23/12/16)
S - Some Degree of Murder - Frank Zafiro (16/1/17)

Zola (Emile)
Z - A Zen for Murder - Leighann Dobbs (1/2/17)
O - One Day In May - Catherine Alliott (28/4/17)
L - The Twenty-Three - Linwood Barclay (20/4/17)
A - Creepy Christmas - Jaimie Admans (7/12/16)


message 47: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 3270 comments Wow, you're almost done, Caroline! Good for you...


message 48: by [deleted user] (new)

Thanks Connie. Just the difficult letters left!


message 49: by Kay (last edited Feb 03, 2018 07:47AM) (new)

Kay M (angeleyes003) | 485 comments Authors A-Z
Timeframe: 1/7/17 to ?

Chosen list of authors:

A - Adams (Douglas) ✔ COMPLETED
B - Blake (William) ✔ COMPLETED
C - Collins (Jackie) ✔ COMPLETED
D - Defoe (Daniel) ✔ COMPLETED
E - Einstein (Albert) ✔ COMPLETED
F - Feist (Raymond) ✔ COMPLETED
G - Gaiman (Neil) ✔ COMPLETED
H - Higgins (Jack) ✔ COMPLETED
I - Ings (Simon) ✔ COMPLETED
J - Joyce (James) ✔ COMPLETED
K - King (Stephen)
L - Larsson (Stieg) ✔ COMPLETED
M - Martin (George R. R.)
N - Nix (Garth)
O - Owen (Wilfred) ✔ COMPLETED
P - Pinter (Harold)
Q - Quick (Matthew)
R - Rowling (J.K)
S - Shakespeare (William)
T - Tolstoy (Leo)
U - Updike (John)
V - Voltaire
W - Wells (H.G)
X - Xiaolong (Qiu)
Y - Yeats (William Butler)
Z - Zola (Émile)


message 50: by Kay (last edited Feb 23, 2018 02:27PM) (new)

Kay M (angeleyes003) | 485 comments Authors A-Z
Timeframe: 1/7/17 to ?

Part 1

Adams (Douglas) (5/5)
A - The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (Author last name) - 14/7/17
D - Lucky Stiff by Deborah Coonts (Author first name) - 26/8/17
A - The Art of Dying by Vena Cork (Title) - 29/8/17
M - A Little Harmless Sex by Melissa Schroeder (Author first name) - 7/8/17
S - The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury (Title) - 3/7/17

Blake (William) (5/5)
B - Super Awkward by Beth Garrod (Author first name) - 19/8/17
L - Elfin by Quinn Loftis (Author last name) - 9/8/17
A - Struck by Amanda Carlson (Author first name) - 2/9/17
K - No Rest for the Wicked by Kresley Cole (Author first name) - 22/7/17
E - Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card (Title) - 2/7/17

Collins (Jackie) (7/7)
C - Lothaire by Kresley Cole (Author last name) - 15/8/17
O - The Onesies, Fall by Josie Brown (Title) - 8/7/17
L - Love... And Sleepless Nights by Nick Spalding (Title) - 4/9/17
L - Love...Under Different Skies by Nick Spalding (Title) - 8/9/17
I - Reaver by Larissa Ione (Author last name) - 6/7/17
N - Wanted Undead or Alive by Natalie Severine (Author first name) - 2/9/17
S - Swept Away by Kamery Solomon (Title) - 20/7/17

Defoe (Daniel) (5/5)
D - Deep Space Accountant by Mjke Wood (Title) - 6/9/17
E - Erstwhile by H.E. Trent (Title) - 9/7/17
F - Freed by Amanda Carlson (Title) - 7/10/17
O - Odysseus: The Return: Book 2 by Valerio Massimo Manfredi (Title) - 17/7/17
E - Going Down by Elise Sax (Author first name) - 27/8/17

Einstein (Albert) (8/8)
E - Man Candy by Elise Sax (Author first name) - 28/8/17
I - If You Desire by Kresley Cole (Title) - 10/9/17
N - Scotland Lovers - Book 1 by Nadine Travers (Author first name) - 16/9/17
S - Beauty and the Beast by May Sage (Author last name) - 7/9/17
T - Officer off Limits by Tessa Bailey (Author first name) - 28/8/17
E - Lobsters by Tom Ellen (Author last name) - 1/10/17
I - If You Deceive by Kresley Cole (Title) - 24/10/17
N - Love... From Both Sides by Nick Spalding (Author first name) - 5/10/17

Feist (Raymond) (5/5)
F - Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King (Title) - 15/10/17
E - The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe (Author first name) - 15/10/17
I - If You Dare by Kresley Cole (Title) - 27/11/17
S - Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck (Author last name) - 16/9/17
T - Temptation by Design by Andrea Dalling (Title) - 10/9/17

Gaiman (Neil) (6/6)
G - Geisha by author:Liza Dalby|2920167] (Title) - 1/7/17
A - All for You by Kate Perry (Title) - 17/10/17
I - In Too Deep by Mara Jacobs (Title) - 23/12/17
M - Menage: Friends with Benefits by Kathleen Hope (Title) - 29/8/17
A - One Perfect Night by Bella Andre (Author last name) - 21/10/17
N - The Billionaire's Secret Wife by Nadia Lee (Author first name) - 12/10/17

Higgins (Jack) (7/7)
H - Menage: Image It by Kathleen Hope (Author last name) - 3/9/17
I - Innocent in Las Vegas by A.R. Winters (Title) - 29/12/17
G - Mastered by Her Mates by Grace Goodwin (Author last name) - 25/9/17
G - Breakaway by Catherine Gayle (Author last name) - 4/10/17
I - Immortals After Dark - Kiss of a Demon King by Kresley Cole (Series name) - 3/2/18
N - Love Among The Stars by Nick Spalding (Author first name) - 29/11/17
S - Boys by Scott Semegran (Author last name) - 16/9/17

Ings (Simon) (4/4)
I - Immortals After Dark - Demon from the Dark by Kresley Cole (Series name) - 24/12/17
N - Nix & Nox: A Paranormal Erotic Quickie : Volume 1 by Angela Chance (Title) - 30/11/17
G - Paper Towns by John Green (Author last name) - 8/10/17
S - Sister Avenue by Louise Candlish (Title) - 30/9/17

Joyce (James) (5/5)
J - Champagne and Lemon Drops by Jean Oram (Author first name) - 5/8/17
O - The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (Author first name) - 16/10/17
Y - You Loved Me At My Darkest by Evie Harper (Title) - 12/11/17
C - The Captain of All Pleasures by Kresley Cole (Title) - 16/9/17
E - Edge of Glory by Magan Vernon (Title) - 5/11/17

King (Stephen) (4/4)
K - Pleasure of a Dark Prince by Kresley Cole (Author first name) - 10/10/17
I - Immortals After Dark - A Hunger Like No Other by Kresley Cole (Series name) - 23/2/18
N - All Against All by Nathan Allen (Author first name) - 4/12/17
G - Girl in the Red Hood by Brittany Fichter (Title) - 31/12/17

Larsson (Stieg) (7/7)
L - Blast of the Dragon's Fury by L.R.W. Lee (Author last name) - 22/9/17
A - Art of Cunning by Steffanie Holmes (Title) - 3/3/17
R - Switching Hour by Robyn Peterman (Author first name) - 13/10/17
S - Cade by Margery Scott (Author last name) - 23/9/17
S - Cursed by Stephen Leather (Author first name) - 28/9/17
O - Wild Irish Heart by Tricia O'Malley (Author last name) - 19/10/17
N - The Naughty Girls Book Club by Sophie Hart (Title) - 11/12/17


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