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message 1: by Fran, Moderator (last edited Dec 07, 2016 09:06AM) (new)

Fran | 9122 comments Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics!
Quarterly Challenge- Dec. 15, 2016- March 14, 2017

Archie Comics Celebrates its 75th Anniversary in 2016

Archie Comics is the leading mass market comic book publisher in the world and the home to a wide array of the most popular humor, action-adventure and superhero characters in entertainment, including Archie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica, Reggie, Kevin Keller, Josie and the Pussycats, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and many more. Archie Comics have sold billions comics worldwide and are published around the world in a number of languages. In addition to comics, Archie characters have been featured prominently in animation, television, film and music.

Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics!

Level 1-Read any 5 books- Visit Riverdale
Level 2- Read any 10 books- Meet the Archie Gang
Level 3- Read any 15 books- Hang out at Pop's Soda Shop
Level 4- Read any 20 books- Date one of the gang!
Bonus- 5 books (can be added to any level)

Tasks-
Fun Facts about the Archie Comics-
1. In an upcoming special issue, the Archies travel back in time and meet legendary punk band the Ramones.
-Read a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character.
2. In 2004, Veronica lost her bikini top to a wave. Racy!
- Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover.
3. Archie's ancient red jalopy - which was forever breaking down and being repaired by Betty Cooper - was a 1916 Ford Model T. In more recent comics, he's seen driving a red Ford Mustang from the 1960s.
-Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red.(bonus if you can find a red car!)
4. True to his Scottish roots, Archie can play the bagpipes and has worn a kilt.
- Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.
5. Though Jughead's love of food is legendary, he's generous if others are hungry. He's given a bag of candy to a penniless boy and donated pizzas to a soup kitchen where he volunteered.
- Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover.
6. The iconic Archies song "Sugar, Sugar" was rumoured to be offered to the Monkees before the Archies.
- Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)
7. Big Moose's real name is Marmaduke Mason.
- Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone)
8. Jughead's real first name is Forsythe.
-Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname.
9. Betty is allergic to strawberries. Veronica once fed them to her so that she could steal Betty's modelling job.
- Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover.
10. Today, there are a number of highly successful Archie spinoff series, like Afterlife with Archie, in which Jughead is a zombie.
- Read a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series.
11. The Archies' rock band consisted of Archie Andrews on lead guitar and vocals, Reggie Mantle on bass, Jughead Jones on drums, Veronica Lodge on keyboard and Betty Cooper on tambourine.
-Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people).
12. Archie comic's first openly gay character, Kevin Keller, appeared in Veronica #202 in Sept. 2010. The issue was so popular it prompted the series first- ever reprint.
- Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.

Characters-
13.Archie Andrews- Archie is a typical small-town teenager. Generous, well-mannered, but clumsy, he is genuinely liked by many of his friends. Archie goes crazy when he sees an attractive girl, but his two main crushes are Veronica Lodge and Betty Cooper, forming the love triangle driving the comic's plot-lines. He has the best intentions, but often comes into conflict with Veronica's father Hiram Lodge and Riverdale High's principal, Waldo Weatherbee. As the lead singer of The Archies, Archie performs with Betty and Veronica, as well as his rival Reggie, and best buddy Jughead.
- Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.
14.Betty Cooper-The very kind hearted, though temperamental girl next door. She is romantically obsessed with Archie. She has a passion for writing and is a good student, athlete, cook, and auto mechanic.
- Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school.
15.Veronica Lodge-Veronica (sometimes called Ronnie or Ron by her close friends) is a very rich girl, the daughter of the billionaire Hiram Lodge. She is a spendthrift, quite spoiled and very vain, but gets along well with most of her classmates. Like her best friend Betty, she is romantically obsessed with Archie and constantly competes for his affections, though she is quick to fall in love with the next hunk around the corner, and occasionally dates Reggie. She rarely gets along with Jughead due to his sloppiness.
- Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R.
16.Jughead Jones-Archie's best friend ever since they met as children is named Forsythe. Jughead is obsessed with food, and is a moocher, constantly asking his friends, especially Archie, for money and food. he maintains loyalty to Archie, and is usually the one who has to bail him out of trouble. He usually wears his trademark gray crown beanie.
- Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover.
17.Reggie Mantle-Archie’s main rival, particularly for Veronica's affections. Though they are ultimately good friends, he often taunts Archie and does not understand why girls prefer to date him. He is highly vain and conceited, thinks he can date anyone he wants, and expects everyone to think the world of him.
- Read a book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves, or a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts)
18.Moose Mason-Marmaduke Mason is a muscular star athlete who is a poor student, He is dimwitted and can be easily manipulated by others, particularly Reggie. At the same time, he is also kind, sensitive and helpful toward his closest friends.
- Read a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover.
19.Kevin Keller- The first openly gay character in Archie Comics. Kevin is an aspiring journalist, with many hobbies including collecting comics and competitive eating.
- Read a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book.
20.Terry "Pop" Tate- is the owner and manager of the Chok'lit Shoppe, an ice cream parlor and frequent hangout of Archie's Gang. Pop Tate is the self-designated philanthropist for the Archie gang, hearing about their problems while serving ice cream and a variety of other goodies.
- Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it.


*Bonus -
Josie and the Pussycats-
Josie was introduced in Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #23 (Winter 1962-1963). Occasionally Josie and her friends would appear in "crossover" issues with the main Archie characters.
Josie and the Pussycats became its own comic book about a fictional rock band, in 1963.
1 .Josie- levelheaded, sweet-natured redhead. She is the lead vocalist and plays guitar.
2. Melody- a cute blond, She is an absent-minded, bubbly sort of character who provides much of the comic relief of the series
3. Valerie- plays the bass and is the main songwriter. good at science and a skilled auto mechanic

Sabrina the Teenage Witch-
Sabrina the Teenage Witch is a comic book series published by Archie Comics about the adventures of a fictional teenager named Sabrina Spellman. She first appeared in Archie's Madhouse #22 (cover-dated Oct. 1962).
The series' premise is that Sabrina, a "half-witch" – her mother is an ordinary human, or "mortal" as witches refer to them, while her father is a witch – lives with her two aunts, Hilda and Zelda Spellman, both witches themselves, in the fictional town of Greendale, which is located somewhere near Riverdale, the home of Archie Andrews. Also living with the three women as the family pet is Salem Saberhagen, a witch who's been turned into a cat as punishment for world domination attempts.
4. Sabrina- the lead character of the series. In the early comic series, Sabrina is a well-meaning girl, but she struggles with constant pressure to be "bad" from all the other witches around her, especially her aunts, as well as learning to master her powers.
5. Salem Saberhagen: the Spellmans' American shorthair cat. Salem was formerly a witch, who was turned into a cat as punishment by the Witches' Council for plotting to take over the world. Salem has the ability to talk and possesses a sarcastic and somewhat self-centered attitude.

Bonus Tasks-
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship
2. Music
3. Family
4. Witchcraft
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters)

**There is no minimum page requirement for this challenge. Audiobooks and rereads are allowed.**


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message 4: by JoAnne (last edited Jan 26, 2017 05:11PM) (new)

JoAnne | 910 comments What a fantastic idea!! I had good times reading Archies when I was a kid.

Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics!
Quarterly Challenge- Dec. 15, 2016- March 14, 2017
Level 4- Read any 20 books- Date one of the gang!
Bonus- 5 books (can be added to any level)
20/20 + 5/5

Tasks-

Fun Facts about the Archie Comics-
1. Read a book with a rough around the edges character.
Offside Juliana Stone 1/22/17

2. Read a book with a naked torso on the cover.
Controlled Burn (Boston Fire, #2) by Shannon Stacey Controlled Burn Shannon Stacey 12/15/16

3. Read a book with any type of vehicle on the cover
Roman Crazy by Alice Clayton Roman Crazy Alice Clayton 12/25/16

4. Read a book set in Scotland.
31 Days of Winter C.J. Fallowfield 1/10/17

5. Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character
Protecting His Own Cherise Sinclair 12/27/16

6. Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. BOTH
Never Say Never Kailin Gow 1/26/17

7. Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym
Laura Childs is a pseudonym for Gerry Schmitt

Crepe Factor Laura Childs 12/16/16

8. Read a book with a character that hides their identity
A Lot like Love Julie James 12/20/16

9. Read a book with a devious character
Dark Matter Blake Crouch 12/20/16

10. Read a Paranormal Romance
White Lies Jayne Ann Krentz 12/19/16

11. Read a book that has a group of friends in the story
Snow Angel Melanie Shawn 12/22/16

12. Read a book with an LGBT character
Long Lost Harlan Coben 12/23/16

Characters
13. Archie Andrews
- Read a small-town romance
Quarter Mile Hearts Jenny Siegel 12/25/16

14. Betty Cooper - Read a book with a character who likes to cook
Rules of Contact Jaci Burton 12/29/16

15. Veronica Lodge - Read a book with a wealthy AND vain character
ZANE Liv Bennett 12/25/16

16. Jughead Jones - Read a book with a character who needs a friend's help.
Breakaway Catherine Gayle 12/17/16

17. Reggie Mantle - Read a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words
Foreign Affairs Stuart Woods 12/21/16

18. Moose Mason - Read a book with an athletic character
On the Fly Catherine Gayle 12/18/16

19. Kevin Keller - Read an author's debut book.
I Let You Go Clare Mackintosh 12/27/16

20.Terry "Pop" Tate - Read a book with a character a business owner AND a book with an older character in it.
The Guest Cottage Nancy Thayer 12/16/16

Bonus Tasks
1. Friendship

The Wall of Winnipeg and Me Mariana Zapata 12/31/16
2. Music
They're Playing Our Song Carole Bayer Sager 1/8/17
3. Family
Your Irresistible Love Layla Hagen 12/30/16
4. Witchcraft
Skin Game Jim Butcher 1/3/17
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters)
An Island Christmas Nancy Thayer 1/3/17 Cat named Rex and bridegroom named Archie!


message 5: by Bookchaser (last edited Mar 13, 2017 03:22AM) (new)

Bookchaser | 1566 comments Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics! Quarterly Challenge
Duration: December 15, 2016 - March 14, 2017
Level: Level 4 + Bonus


**There is no minimum page requirement for this challenge. Audiobooks and re-reads are allowed.**


20/20 + 5/5 Bonus Completed


Tasks:
01. Read a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character.
A Matter of Time by Terri Brisbin - 03/11/17
02. Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover.
Fully Ignited by Shannon Stacey - 02/15/17
03. Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red. (bonus if you can find a red car!)
Darkness Torn Asunder by Alexis Morgan - 01/30/17
04. Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.
A MacKenzie Clan Gathering by Jennifer Ashley - 02/01/17
05. Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover.
Controlled Burn by Shannon Stacey - 01/08/17
06. Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)
Catch of a Lifetime by LuAnn McLane - 02/06/17
07. Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone)
Wulfe Untamed by Pamela Palmer - 01/12/17
08. Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname.
Worth the Trouble by Jamie Beck - 01/19/17
09. Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover.
Delectable by Adrianne Lee - 03/13/17
10. Read a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series.
Wild Things by Jennifer Ashley - 01/22/17
11. Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people).
Worth the Wait by Jamie Beck - 01/15/17
12. Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.
Good Girls Don't by Victoria Dahl - 01/29/17

A Matter of Time (MacKendimen, #3) by Terri Brisbin Fully Ignited (Boston Fire, #3) by Shannon Stacey Darkness Torn Asunder (Paladins of Darkness, #9.5) by Alexis Morgan A MacKenzie Clan Gathering (MacKenzies & McBrides, #8.5) by Jennifer Ashley Controlled Burn (Boston Fire, #2) by Shannon Stacey Catch of a Lifetime (Cricket Creek, #2) by Luann McLane Wulfe Untamed (Feral Warriors, #8) by Pamela Palmer Worth the Trouble (St. James, #2) by Jamie Beck Delectable (Big Sky Pie #1) by Adrianne Lee Wild Things (Shifters Unbound, #7.75) by Jennifer Ashley Worth the Wait (St. James, #1) by Jamie Beck Good Girls Don't (Donovan Brothers Brewery, #1) by Victoria Dahl

Characters:
13. Archie Andrews: Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.
Worth the Risk by Jamie Beck - 01/23/17
14. Betty Cooper: Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school.
Fire Me Up by Kimberly Kincaid - 02/28/17
15. Veronica Lodge: Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R.
The Unexpected Millionaire by Susan Mallery - 03/02/17
16. Jughead Jones: Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover.
The Baby Truth by Stella Bagwell - 12/25/16
17. Reggie Mantle: Read a book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves, or a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts)
Kissing Under the Mistletoe by Marina Adair - 01/04/17
18. Moose Mason: Read a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover.
Just for Fun by Rosalind James - 02/10/17
19. Kevin Keller: Read a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book.
To Catch a Wife by Lee McKenzie - 12/30/16
20. Terry "Pop" Tate: Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it.
Summer in Napa by Marina Adair - 01/30/17


Worth the Risk (St. James Book 3) by Jamie Beck Fire Me Up (Pine Mountain, #4) by Kimberly Kincaid The Unexpected Millionaire (The Million Dollar Catch #2) by Susan Mallery The Baby Truth by Stella Bagwell Kissing Under the Mistletoe (St. Helena Vineyard, #1) by Marina Adair Just for Fun (Escape to New Zealand, #4) by Rosalind James To Catch a Wife (The Finnegan Sisters #1) by Lee Mckenzie Summer in Napa (St. Helena Vineyard, #2) by Marina Adair

Bonus Tasks: Read 5 books that include any or all of the following : (items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)

01. Friendship: A Soldier's Heart by Alexis Morgan - 01/01/17

02. Music: Rock with You by Rachel Lacey - 03/01/17

03. Family: His Best Friend's Wife by Lee McKenzie - 02/09/17

03. Family: Charmed by His Love by Janet Chapman - 03/09/17

04. Witchcraft:

05. Cats: (all varieties, including shapeshifters) White Tiger by Jennifer Ashley - 03/03/17

A Soldier's Heart (Snowberry Creek, #0.5) by Alexis Morgan Rock with You (Risking It All, #0.5) by Rachel Lacey His Best Friend's Wife by Lee Mckenzie Charmed by His Love (Spellbound Falls, #2) by Janet Chapman White Tiger (Shifters Unbound, #8) by Jennifer Ashley


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☘KathyD☘ | 969 comments i'm in! =)


message 7: by Tammie (last edited Feb 07, 2017 11:15AM) (new)

Tammie | 977 comments Happy 75th Anniversary Archie
Read:
20/20
Bonus Read: 5/5

Tasks-Fun Facts about the Archie Comics:
1. Rough around the edges character: Dreams of a Dark Warrior ★★★★ 1/6
2. Water on the cover: I Love How You Love Me, Bella Andre ★★★★ 12/27
3. Cover has RED CAR!) Texas! Sage, Sandra Brown ★★★★ 2/7
4. Historical romance. A Breath of Snow and Ashes, Diana Gabaldon ★★★★★ 1/15
5. Alruistic/good-hearted character: Hard and Fast, Erin McCarthy ★★★★ 1/26
6. Band/concert in the story: Ruby Tuesday, Mari Carr ★★★★ 2/5
7. Author more than one pen name (Lucy Kevin):Every Beat of My Heart, Bella Andre ★★★ 1/29
8. MC goes by Nickname-Coco: Silver Linings, Debbie Macomber ★★★ 12/16
9. Devious character: Harvest Moon, Robyn Carr ★★★★★ 1/2
10. Paranormal Romance: Demon from the Dark, Kresley Cole ★★★★★ 12/19
11. Group of friends in the story: At Peace, Kristen Ashley ★★★★★ 1/4
12. Book has more than one printing: Kill and Tell, Linda Howard ★★★★ 1/11
Dreams of a Dark Warrior (Immortals After Dark #11) by Kresley Cole I Love How You Love Me (Seattle Sullivans #5; The Sullivans #13) by Bella Andre Texas! Sage (Texas! Tyler Family Saga, #3) by Sandra Brown A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Outlander, #6) by Diana Gabaldon Hard and Fast (Fast Track, #2) by Erin McCarthy Ruby Tuesday (Wild Irish #2) by Mari Carr Every Beat of My Heart (New York Sullivans, #0.5; Sullivans, #14.5) by Bella Andre Silver Linings (Rose Harbor #4) by Debbie Macomber Harvest Moon (Virgin River, #13) by Robyn Carr Demon from the Dark (Immortals After Dark #10) by Kresley Cole At Peace (The 'Burg, #2) by Kristen Ashley Kill and Tell (CIA Spies, #1) by Linda Howard

Characters-
13.Archie Andrews - Small-town romance: Calhoun, Diana Palmer ★★★★ 1/19
14.Betty Cooper - Kind character/likes to cook or work on cars: Flat-Out Sexy, Erin McCarthy ★★★★ 1/10
15.Veronica Lodge - author initial L:Mackenzie's Magic, Linda Howard ★★★ 1/9
16.Jughead Jones - 'Knight in shining armor' character: Bring Me Home for Christmas, Robyn Carr ★★★★ 1/28
17.Reggie Mantle - Title that has repeating letters: Still Life, Louise Penny ★★★★ 12/23
18.Moose Mason - Athletic character: First Star I See Tonight, Susan Elizabeth Phillips ★★★★ 1/8
19.Kevin Keller - First in a series: Come Monday, Mari Carr ★★★★ 1/1
20.Terry "Pop" Tate - MC in food industry/business owner: Rules of Contact, Jaci Burton ★★★★ 1/5

Calhoun (Long, Tall Texans) by Diana Palmer Flat-Out Sexy (Fast Track, #1) by Erin McCarthy Mackenzie's Magic (Mackenzie Family, #4) by Linda Howard Bring Me Home for Christmas (Virgin River, #14) by Robyn Carr Still Life (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #1) by Louise Penny First Star I See Tonight (Chicago Stars, #8) by Susan Elizabeth Phillips Come Monday (Wild Irish #1) by Mari Carr Rules of Contact (Play by Play, #12) by Jaci Burton

*Bonus - Josie and the Pussycats:
Bonus Tasks-
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following:
1. Friendship: All I Ever Need Is You, Bella Andre ★★★★ 1/7
2. Friendship/Family: Golden Trail, Kristen Ashley ★★★★ 2/3
3. Family: The Stocking was Hung, Tara Sivec ★★★★★ 12/25
4. Family/Friends: Archer's Voice, Mia Sheridan ★★★★★ 2/3
5. Cats: Fates and Furies, Lauren Groff ★★★★ 2/6
All I Ever Need Is You (Seattle Sullivans #6; The Sullivans #14) by Bella Andre Golden Trail (The 'Burg, #3) by Kristen Ashley The Stocking was Hung (The Holidays, #1) by Tara Sivec Archer's Voice by Mia Sheridan Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff


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Barbara ★ | 3015 comments I'm in.

READ: 24/25

Tasks:
✔1. In an upcoming special issue, the Archies travel back in time and meet legendary punk band the Ramones.
-Read a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character.
The Girl from Everywhere - Heidi Heilig 12/25

✔2. In 2004, Veronica lost her bikini top to a wave. Racy!
- Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover.
Nightwalker - Jacquelyn Frank 12/29
Nightwalker (The World of Nightwalkers, #5) by Jacquelyn Frank

✔3. Archie's ancient red jalopy - which was forever breaking down and being repaired by Betty Cooper - was a 1916 Ford Model T. In more recent comics, he's seen driving a red Ford Mustang from the 1960s.
-Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red.
Nautier and Wilder - Lora Leigh (motorcycle) 1/23
Nautier and Wilder (Nauti, #8; Nauti Girls, #2; Wild Riders, #6) by Lora Leigh

✔4. True to his Scottish roots, Archie can play the bagpipes and has worn a kilt.
- Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.
Some Like It Scot - Suzanne Enoch 1/8

✔5. Though Jughead's love of food is legendary, he's generous if others are hungry. He's given a bag of candy to a penniless boy and donated pizzas to a soup kitchen where he volunteered.
- Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover.
The Witch Is Dead - Shirley Damsgaard 12/16
The Witch Is Dead (Ophelia & Abby, #5) by Shirley Damsgaard

6. The iconic Archies song "Sugar, Sugar" was rumoured to be offered to the Monkees before the Archies.
- Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)

✔7. Big Moose's real name is Marmaduke Mason.
- Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone)
Apprentice in Death - J.D. Robb (writes as Nora Roberts too) 12/17

✔8. Jughead's real first name is Forsythe.
-Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname.
Oryx and Crake - Margaret Atwood (Snowman) 1/2

✔9. Betty is allergic to strawberries. Veronica once fed them to her so that she could steal Betty's modelling job.
- Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover.
The Beekeeper's Ball - Susan Wiggs 1/12
The Beekeeper's Ball (Bella Vista Chronicles, #2) by Susan Wiggs

✔10. Today, there are a number of highly successful Archie spinoff series, like Afterlife with Archie, in which Jughead is a zombie.
- Read a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series.
Bite Me - Shelly Laurenston (Pride #10) 12/24

✔11. The Archies' rock band consisted of Archie Andrews on lead guitar and vocals, Reggie Mantle on bass, Jughead Jones on drums, Veronica Lodge on keyboard and Betty Cooper on tambourine.
-Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people).
The Thrall's Tale - Judith Lindbergh 1/8
The Thrall's Tale by Judith Lindbergh

✔12. Archie comic's first openly gay character, Kevin Keller, appeared in Veronica #202 in Sept. 2010. The issue was so popular it prompted the series first- ever reprint.
- Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.
The Current Between Us - Kindle Alexander 12/26

Characters-
✔13.Archie Andrews- Archie is a typical small-town teenager. Generous, well-mannered, but clumsy, he is genuinely liked by many of his friends. Archie goes crazy when he sees an attractive girl, but his two main crushes are Veronica Lodge and Betty Cooper, forming the love triangle driving the comic's plot-lines. He has the best intentions, but often comes into conflict with Veronica's father Hiram Lodge and Riverdale High's principal, Waldo Weatherbee. As the lead singer of The Archies, Archie performs with Betty and Veronica, as well as his rival Reggie, and best buddy Jughead.
- Read a small-town romance or a romance contain a love triangle.
Dead as a Doornail - Charlaine Harris (actually a love-quad) 1/26

✔14.Betty Cooper-The very kind hearted, though temperamental girl next door. She is romantically obsessed with Archie. She has a passion for writing and is a good student, athlete, cook, and auto mechanic.
- Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school.
Web of Lies - Jennifer Estep (m.c. is a chef when not an assassin) 12/21

✔15.Veronica Lodge-Veronica (sometimes called Ronnie or Ron by her close friends) is a very rich girl, the daughter of the billionaire Hiram Lodge. She is a spendthrift, quite spoiled and very vain, but gets along well with most of her classmates. Like her best friend Betty, she is romantically obsessed with Archie and constantly competes for his affections, though she is quick to fall in love with the next hunk around the corner, and occasionally dates Reggie. She rarely gets along with Jughead due to his sloppiness.
- Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R.
The Curse of Tenth Grave - Darynda Jones (hero is a billionaire) 1/11

✔16.Jughead Jones-Archie's best friend ever since they met as children is named Forsythe. Jughead is obsessed with food, and is a moocher, constantly asking his friends, especially Archie, for money and food. he maintains loyalty to Archie, and is usually the one who has to bail him out of trouble. He usually wears his trademark gray crown beanie.
- Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover.
Thirty-Three and a Half Shenanigans - Denise Grover Swank 12/28
Thirty-Three and a Half Shenanigans (Rose Gardner Mystery #6) by Denise Grover Swank

✔17.Reggie Mantle-Archie’s main rival, particularly for Veronica's affections. Though they are ultimately good friends, he often taunts Archie and does not understand why girls prefer to date him. He is highly vain and conceited, thinks he can date anyone he wants, and expects everyone to think the world of him.
- Read a book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves, or a book with atitle that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts)
Crooked Kingdom - Leigh Bardugo 12/17

✔18.Moose Mason-Marmaduke Mason is a muscular star athlete who is a poor student, He is dimwitted and can be easily manipulated by others, particularly Reggie. At the same time, he is also kind, sensitive and helpful toward his closest friends.
- Read a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover.
Remy - Katy Evans (hero is an underground fighter) 12/29

✔19.Kevin Keller- The first openly gay character in Archie Comics. Kevin is an aspiring journalist, with many hobbies including collecting comics and competitive eating.
- Read a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book.
Graced - Amanda Pillar 1/17

✔20.Terry "Pop" Tate- is the owner and manager of the Chok'lit Shoppe, an ice cream parlor and frequent hangout of Archie's Gang. Pop Tate is the self-designated philanthropist for the Archie gang, hearing about their problems while serving ice cream and a variety of other goodies.
- Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it.
I Love This Bar - Carolyn Brown (heroine owns a bar) 12/23


✔Bonus Tasks-
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship

2. Music
~ The Memorist - M.J. Rose (revolves around Beethoven) 1/29

3. Family
~ I Think I Love You - Stephanie Bond (3 sisters) 1/14
~ Crow Lake - Mary Lawson (sister & 2 brothers) 1/15

4. Witchcraft
~ Sword of the Rightful King - Jane Yolen (black magic) 1/17

5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters)
~ Jason - Laurell K. Hamilton (tiger shifters) 12/29


message 9: by Calila (last edited Jan 06, 2017 03:17PM) (new)

Calila | 2285 comments Level 4 + Bonus.


25/25

Tasks-
Fun Facts about the Archie Comics-
1. In an upcoming special issue, the Archies travel back in time and meet legendary punk band the Ramones.
-Read a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character. - Forever Is Now 12/27-29/16 ★★
2. In 2004, Veronica lost her bikini top to a wave. Racy!
- Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover. - Blue Moon: Too Good to Be True 12/19-20/16 ★★★
3. Archie's ancient red jalopy - which was forever breaking down and being repaired by Betty Cooper - was a 1916 Ford Model T. In more recent comics, he's seen driving a red Ford Mustang from the 1960s.
-Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red.(bonus if you can find a red car!) - Cover Me 12/22/16 ★★
4. True to his Scottish roots, Archie can play the bagpipes and has worn a kilt.
- Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance. - A Queer Trade 01/04/17 ★★★★
5. Though Jughead's love of food is legendary, he's generous if others are hungry. He's given a bag of candy to a penniless boy and donated pizzas to a soup kitchen where he volunteered.
- Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover. - You Are the Reason 01/05-06/17 ★★★★
6. The iconic Archies song "Sugar, Sugar" was rumoured to be offered to the Monkees before the Archies.
- Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble) - Zac's Mulligan 12/16-17/16★★
7. Big Moose's real name is Marmaduke Mason.
- Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone) - Beta Test 12/25/16 ★★★★
8. Jughead's real first name is Forsythe.
-Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname. - The World As He Sees It 12/15/16 ★★★★
9. Betty is allergic to strawberries. Veronica once fed them to her so that she could steal Betty's modelling job.
- Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover. - Lineage 12/26-27/16 ★★★
10. Today, there are a number of highly successful Archie spinoff series, like Afterlife with Archie, in which Jughead is a zombie.
- Read a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series. - Optical Illusion 12/25/16 ★★★★
11. The Archies' rock band consisted of Archie Andrews on lead guitar and vocals, Reggie Mantle on bass, Jughead Jones on drums, Veronica Lodge on keyboard and Betty Cooper on tambourine.
-Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people). - Lane’s 12/22/16 ★★★★★
12. Archie comic's first openly gay character, Kevin Keller, appeared in Veronica #202 in Sept. 2010. The issue was so popular it prompted the series first- ever reprint.
- Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing. - If I Should Stumble 12/23/16 ★★★★★

Characters-
13.Archie Andrews- Archie is a typical small-town teenager. Generous, well-mannered, but clumsy, he is genuinely liked by many of his friends. Archie goes crazy when he sees an attractive girl, but his two main crushes are Veronica Lodge and Betty Cooper, forming the love triangle driving the comic's plot-lines. He has the best intentions, but often comes into conflict with Veronica's father Hiram Lodge and Riverdale High's principal, Waldo Weatherbee. As the lead singer of The Archies, Archie performs with Betty and Veronica, as well as his rival Reggie, and best buddy Jughead.
- Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle. - Lying with Scorpions 12/30/16 ★★
14.Betty Cooper-The very kind hearted, though temperamental girl next door. She is romantically obsessed with Archie. She has a passion for writing and is a good student, athlete, cook, and auto mechanic.
- Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school. - Diamonds 12/22/16 ★★★★★
15.Veronica Lodge-Veronica (sometimes called Ronnie or Ron by her close friends) is a very rich girl, the daughter of the billionaire Hiram Lodge. She is a spendthrift, quite spoiled and very vain, but gets along well with most of her classmates. Like her best friend Betty, she is romantically obsessed with Archie and constantly competes for his affections, though she is quick to fall in love with the next hunk around the corner, and occasionally dates Reggie. She rarely gets along with Jughead due to his sloppiness.
- Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R. - Where We Left Off 12/24/16 ★★★★★
16.Jughead Jones-Archie's best friend ever since they met as children is named Forsythe. Jughead is obsessed with food, and is a moocher, constantly asking his friends, especially Archie, for money and food. he maintains loyalty to Archie, and is usually the one who has to bail him out of trouble. He usually wears his trademark gray crown beanie.
- Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover. - Clarity of Lines 12/17/16 ★★★★★
17.Reggie Mantle-Archie’s main rival, particularly for Veronica's affections. Though they are ultimately good friends, he often taunts Archie and does not understand why girls prefer to date him. He is highly vain and conceited, thinks he can date anyone he wants, and expects everyone to think the world of him.
- Read a book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves, or a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts) - Maps 12/22/16 ★★★★★
18.Moose Mason-Marmaduke Mason is a muscular star athlete who is a poor student, He is dimwitted and can be easily manipulated by others, particularly Reggie. At the same time, he is also kind, sensitive and helpful toward his closest friends.
- Read a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover. - Checking It Twice 12/16/16 ★★★★
19.Kevin Keller- The first openly gay character in Archie Comics. Kevin is an aspiring journalist, with many hobbies including collecting comics and competitive eating.
- Read a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book. - Elements of Retrofit 12/16/16 ★★★★★
20.Terry "Pop" Tate- is the owner and manager of the Chok'lit Shoppe, an ice cream parlor and frequent hangout of Archie's Gang. Pop Tate is the self-designated philanthropist for the Archie gang, hearing about their problems while serving ice cream and a variety of other goodies.
- Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it. - Brokenhearted 01/01/16 ★★★★


*Bonus -
Josie and the Pussycats-
Josie was introduced in Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #23 (Winter 1962-1963). Occasionally Josie and her friends would appear in "crossover" issues with the main Archie characters.
Josie and the Pussycats became its own comic book about a fictional rock band, in 1963.
1 .Josie- levelheaded, sweet-natured redhead. She is the lead vocalist and plays guitar.
2. Melody- a cute blond, She is an absent-minded, bubbly sort of character who provides much of the comic relief of the series
3. Valerie- plays the bass and is the main songwriter. good at science and a skilled auto mechanic

Sabrina the Teenage Witch-
Sabrina the Teenage Witch is a comic book series published by Archie Comics about the adventures of a fictional teenager named Sabrina Spellman. She first appeared in Archie's Madhouse #22 (cover-dated Oct. 1962).
The series' premise is that Sabrina, a "half-witch" – her mother is an ordinary human, or "mortal" as witches refer to them, while her father is a witch – lives with her two aunts, Hilda and Zelda Spellman, both witches themselves, in the fictional town of Greendale, which is located somewhere near Riverdale, the home of Archie Andrews. Also living with the three women as the family pet is Salem Saberhagen, a witch who's been turned into a cat as punishment for world domination attempts.
4. Sabrina- the lead character of the series. In the early comic series, Sabrina is a well-meaning girl, but she struggles with constant pressure to be "bad" from all the other witches around her, especially her aunts, as well as learning to master her powers.
5. Salem Saberhagen: the Spellmans' American shorthair cat. Salem was formerly a witch, who was turned into a cat as punishment by the Witches' Council for plotting to take over the world. Salem has the ability to talk and possesses a sarcastic and somewhat self-centered attitude.

Bonus Tasks-
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship - Save of the Game 12/31/16 ★★★★
2. Music
3. Family - The Half of Us 12/21/16 ★★★★★
Family - The Coil 01/03/17 ★★★★
Family - Woke Up in a Strange Place 01/02/17 ★★★★★
4. Witchcraft - Rag and Bone 01/04-05/17 ★★★★
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters)


message 10: by NayNay (last edited Jan 18, 2017 11:02AM) (new)

NayNay Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics! Quarterly Challenge- Duration: December 15/16- March 14/17

Level 4- Read any 20 books- Date one of the gang!
Bonus- 5 books (can be added to any level)

Tasks-

1. -Read a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character.
Mariana by Susanna KearsleyMariana by Susanna Kearsley 01/03/17 *****

2. - Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover.
The Lightkeeper's Wife by Sarah Anne JohnsonThe Lightkeeper's Wife by Sarah Anne Johnson 12/20/16 ***

3. -Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the colour red.(bonus if you can find a red car!)
The Autumn Throne (Eleanor of Aquitaine trilogy Book 3) by Elizabeth ChadwickThe Autumn Throne by Elizabeth Chadwick 01/05/17 *****

4. - Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.
Echoes of Scotland Street (On Dublin Street, #5) by Samantha YoungEchoes of Scotland Street by Samantha Young 01/15/17 *****

5. - Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover.
One Summer (Celebrity Magazine #2) by Nora RobertsOne Summer by Nora Roberts 01/04/17 **** (bowl)

6. - Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)
Ashes to Ashes (Kovac and Liska, #1) by Tami HoagAshes to Ashes by Tami Hoag 01/06/17 ****

7. - Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone)
My Savior (Bewitched and Bewildered, #4) by Alanea AlderMy Savior by Alanea Alder 01/09/17 ****

8. -Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname.
Prisoners in the Palace How Princess Victoria became Queen with the Help of Her Maid, a Reporter, and a Scoundrel by Michaela MacCollPrisoners in the Palace by Michaela MacColl 12/18/16/*** (called Victoria - Drina)

9. - Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover.
Blood Vow (Black Dagger Legacy, #2) by J.R. WardBlood Vow by J.R. Ward 01/17/17 ****

10. - Read a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series.
Persuasion, Captain Wentworth and Cracklin' Cornbread (Jane Austen Takes the South, #3) by Mary Jane HathawayPersuasion, Captain Wentworth and Cracklin' Cornbread by Mary Jane Hathaway 12/16/16 **** (series)

11. -Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people).
House of Daughters (House of Peine) by Sarah-Kate LynchHouse of Daughters by Sarah-Kate Lynch 12/17/16 ***

12. - Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.
Moonlight on Nightingale Way (On Dublin Street, #6) by Samantha YoungMoonlight on Nightingale Way by Samantha Young 01/18/17 ****

Characters

13. - Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.
No Reservations (Special Ops Tribute Book 1) by Kate AsterNo Reservations by Kate Aster 01/07/17 ****

14. - Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school.
Pride, Prejudice, and Cheese Grits (Jane Austen Takes the South, #1) by Mary Jane HathawayPride, Prejudice and Cheese Grits by Mary Jane Hathaway 12/15/16 ***** (School)

15. - Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R.
The Colour of Milk by Nell LeyshonThe Colour of Milk by Nell Leyshon 12/22/16 ***

16. - Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover.
Catherine the Great by Henri Troyat>Catherine the Great by Henri Troyat 12/23/16 ***

17. - Read a book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves, or a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts)
Ashes to Ashes (Kovac and Liska, #1) by Tami HoagAshes to Ashes by Tami Hoag 01/06/17 ****

18. - Read a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover.
Katherine of Aragon, the True Queen (Six Tudor Queens #1) by Alison WeirKatherine of Aragon, the True Queen by Alison Weir 01/12/17 **** (athletic)

19. - Read a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book.
Wife Number Seven (The Compound, #1) by Melissa BrownWife Number Seven by Melissa Brown 01/02/17 *** (The Compound #1)

20. - Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it.
The Couple Next Door by Shari LapenaThe Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena 12/26/16 *** (business owner)

Bonus Tasks
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship
2. Music
3. Family
4. Witchcraft
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters)
FAMILY
She Can Kill (She Can...#5) by Melinda LeighShe Can Kill by Melinda Leigh 12/1028/16 ****
The Lavender Garden by Lucinda RileyThe Lavender Garden by Lucinda Riley 12/29/16 ****
Strong Enough (Special Ops Tribute Book 2) by Kate AsterStrong Enough by Kate Aster 01/07/17 ****
Beware, Princess Elizabeth (Young Royals, #2) by Carolyn MeyerBeware, Princess Elizabeth by Carolyn Meyer 01/10/17 ***
The Hero (Sons of Texas, #1) by Donna GrantThe Hero by Donna Grant 01/11/17 ***


message 11: by ~Melissa~ (new)

~Melissa~ | 1582 comments Last quarterly challenge I bombed at ~ hopefully this one will go better

RRRC ~ Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics! Quarterly Challenge
Duration: December 15, 2016 - March 14, 2017
Level: not sure yet
Bonus ?


Level 1-Read any 5 books- Visit Riverdale
Level 2- Read any 10 books- Meet the Archie Gang
Level 3- Read any 15 books- Hang out at Pop's Soda Shop
Level 4- Read any 20 books- Date one of the gang!
Bonus- 5 books (can be added to any level)


**There is no minimum page requirement for this challenge. Audiobooks and re-reads are allowed.**


Tasks:


01. Read a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character.

02. Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover.

03. Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red. (bonus if you can find a red car!)

04. Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.

05. Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover.

06. Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)

07. Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone)

08. Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname.

09. Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover.

10. Read a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series.

11. Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people).

12. Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.


Characters:
13. Archie Andrews: Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.

14. Betty Cooper: Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school.

15. Veronica Lodge: Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R.

16. Jughead Jones: Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover.

17. Reggie Mantle: Read a book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves, or a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts)

18. Moose Mason: Read a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover.

19. Kevin Keller: Read a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book.

20. Terry "Pop" Tate: Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it.



Bonus Tasks: Read 5 books that include any or all of the following : (items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)

01. Friendship:

02. Music:

03. Family:

04. Witchcraft:

05. Cats: (all varieties, including shapeshifters)


message 12: by Sandra (last edited Jan 24, 2017 12:50AM) (new)

Sandra | 452 comments I'm in.
Level 4 + bonus.

Tasks
1. Punk - The Wrong Billionaire's Bed - Jessica Clare - 25 DEC
2. Naked torso - Ricochet - Skye Jordan - 19 DEC
3. Red on cover - Bishop's Queen - Cristin Harber - 23 JAN
4. Set in Scotland - Unbound - Cara McKenna - 20 JAN
5. Good hearted character - Protector for Hire - Tawna Fenske - 22 DEC
6. Band in the story - Play - Kylie Scott - 17 DEC
7. Repeating initials - Stiff - B.B. Hamel - 24 DEC
8. Hides identity - Secrets - Emily Jane Trent - 17 DEC
9. Food on cover - No Scone Unturned - Leighann Dobbs - 15 DEC
10. PNR book - Lover Eternal - J.R. Ward - 19 JAN
11. More than 2 people on cover - Betting on Bailey - Tara Crescent - 19 DEC
12. LGBT book - Sticks & Stones - Abigail Roux - 27 DEC
The Wrong Billionaire's Bed (Billionaire Boys Club, #3) by Jessica Clare Ricochet (Renegades, #3) by Skye Jordan Bishop's Queen (Titan, #8) by Cristin Harber Unbound by Cara McKenna Protector for Hire (Front and Center, #4) by Tawna Fenske Play (Stage Dive, #2) by Kylie Scott Stiff by B.B. Hamel Secrets (Stay With Me, #2) by Emily Jane Trent No Scone Unturned (Lexy Baker #12) by Leighann Dobbs Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #2) by J.R. Ward Betting on Bailey (Playing For Love #1) by Tara Crescent Sticks & Stones (Cut & Run, #2) by Abigail Roux

Characters
13. Small town - Her Backup Boyfriend - Ashlee Mallory - 29 DEC
14. Set in school - After Math - Denise Grover Swank - 19 JAN
15. Author letter 'R' - Consequences - Aleatha Romig - 14 JAN
16. Hat on cover - Nobody's Damsel - E.M. Tippetts - 15 JAN
17. Repeating letters in word - His Royal Princess - Jessica Clare - 26 DEC
18. Athletic character - Bigger Than Beckham - V.K. Sykes - 9 JAN
19. 1st in series - Tempted by the Boss - Hazel Kelly - 15 JAN
20. Business owner - Layers - Sigal Ehrlich - 8 JAN
Her Backup Boyfriend (The Sorensen Family, #1) by Ashlee Mallory After Math (Off the Subject, #1) by Denise Grover Swank Consequences (Consequences, #1) by Aleatha Romig Nobody's Damsel (Someone Else's Fairytale, #2) by E.M. Tippetts His Royal Princess (Billionaire Boys Club, #3.5) by Jessica Clare Bigger Than Beckham (Philadelphia Patriots, #3) by V.K. Sykes Tempted by the Boss (Tempted, #1) by Hazel Kelly Layers (Stark, #1) by Sigal Ehrlich

Bonus
21. Music - Lead - Kylie Scott - 19 DEC
22. Music - Deep - Kylie Scott - 19 DEC
23. Cat - Claiming Her - Kelly Lucille - 16 DEC
24. Music - Passionate Addiction - Eden Summers - 20 JAN
25. Music - Blind Attraction - Eden Summers - 20 JAN

Lead (Stage Dive, #3) by Kylie Scott Deep (Stage Dive, #4) by Kylie Scott Claiming Her (Keeping Her, #3) by Kelly Lucille Blind Attraction (Reckless Beat, #1) by Eden Summers Passionate Addiction (Reckless Beat, #2) by Eden Summers


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Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (Shuga) | 883 comments im in too...


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Angie | 654 comments Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics!
15/12/16 – 14/3/17
Level 2


Fun Facts about the Archie Comics
1 - Nash - Jay Crownover
2 - Assassin's Touch - Laurie London
6 - The Mighty Storm - Samantha Towle
8 - I Own The Dawn - M.L. Buchman
9 - Elite - Rachel Van Dyken
10 - Son of No-One - Sherrilyn Kenyon
11- Serpent's Kiss - Deborah Cooke

Characters
16 - The Darkest Torment - Gena Showalter
17 - Half-Blood - Jennifer L Armentrout
19 - Ink and Bone - Rachel Caine

Bonus
1 - Hard Body Rock - Nora Flite
2 - Grave Mercy - Jana Oliver
3 - Rowdy - Jay Crownover
4 - Asa - Jay Crownover
5 - The Rocker Who Holds Me - Terri Anne Browning


message 16: by Cathy (last edited Mar 18, 2017 07:29AM) (new)

Cathy Galloway | 619 comments RRRC ~ Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics! Quarterly Challenge
Duration: December 15, 2016 - March 14, 2017
Level 4- Read any 20 books- Date one of the gang!
Bonus- 5 books (can be added to any level)
Completed
25/25

Tasks:
01. Read a book with time travel .
Soul of a Highlander 1/16/17

02. Read a book a book with a naked torso on the cover.
Breakfast in Bed 2/16/17

03. Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover.
Final Lap 12/26/16

04. Read a Historical romance.
Midnight Scandals 12/20/16

05. Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character.
Maybe This Time 1/4/17

06. Read a book whose title repeats two of the words.
The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag1/3/17

07. Read a book whose author uses more than one pen name
Blood Vow 12/28/16

08. Read a book with a character that goes by a nickname.
Falling Under 1/17/17

09. Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover.
Howl's Moving Castle 12/25/17

10. Read a book that is part of a series.
The Danger of Desire 1/1/17

11. Read a book that has a group of friends in the story
Dragonmark 12/18/17

12. Read a book that has had more than one printing.
The Dangerous Lord 1/30/17

Characters:
13. Archie Andrews: Read a small-town romance.
The Cowgirl In Question 1/5/17

14. Betty Cooper: Read a book with an innocent, or kind character.
A Fantastic Holiday Season: Volume 2 - The Gift of Stories 1/2/17

15. Veronica Lodge: Read a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R.
A Perilous Undertaking 1/29/17

16. Jughead Jones: Read a book with a hat on the cover.
Texas Rebels: Egan 2/19/17

17. Reggie Mantle: Read a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words
Love Irresistibly 1/20/17

18. Moose Mason: Read a book with an animal on the cover.
Den and Breakfast 1/11/17

19. Kevin Keller: Read a book that is the first in a series book.
Maid for Murder 1/10/17

20. Terry "Pop" Tate: Read a book with a business owner.
CEO's Expectant Secretary 12/21/16

Bonus Tasks: Read 5 books that include any or all of the following : (items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)

01. Friendship:
02. Music:
03. Family:

04. Witchcraft:
Thrice United 1/1/17
Celebration For the Dead 12/27/16
Threat of Darkness 12/27/16
Hounded 1/21/17

05. Cats:
Wild Embrace 3/4/17


message 17: by Katie (last edited Jan 21, 2017 08:11PM) (new)

Katie | 1948 comments RRRC: Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics! Quarterly Challenge
20/20 read
5/5 BONUS read


Fun Facts about the Archie Comics
1. Read a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character.
Calling Mrs Christmas - 12/15
2. Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover.
No Ifs, Ands, or Bears About It - 12/15
3. Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red.(bonus if you can find a red car!)
A Kindled Winter - 12/19
4. Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.
Devil of the Highlands - 12/19
5. Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover.
Wolfsong - 12/16
6. Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)
Sins & Needles - 1/1
7. Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone)
Sleeping with Santa - 12/28
8. Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname.
What Happens At Christmas - 12/26
9. Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover.
Much Ado About Nothing - 12/21
10. Read a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series.
Angels' Flight - 12/20
11. Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people).
Frigid - 1/10
12. Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.
How To Be A Normal Person - 1/12

Characters
13.Archie Andrews - Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.
Blame It on the Mistletoe - 1/4
14.Betty Cooper - Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school.
Anything but Minor - 1/9
15.Veronica Lodge - Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R.
Come Dancing - 1/7
16.Jughead Jones - Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover.
Mercury Striking - 1/9
17.Reggie Mantle - Read a book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves, or a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts)
It Must Be Christmas: Three Holiday Stories - 1/10
18.Moose Mason - Read a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover.
Rookie Move - 1/3
19.Kevin Keller - Read a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book.
Daughter of the Blood - 1/18
20.Terry "Pop" Tate - Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it.
Unleashed Temptation - 1/18

Bonus Tasks
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship
A Season for Fireflies - 1/18
The Unexpected Duchess - 1/19
2. Music
3. Family
Worth the Fight - 1/19
Deeply, Desperately - 1/21
Delicious - 1/21
4. Witchcraft
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters)


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MountainKat | 8682 comments I'm in, I'll start with level 3.


message 19: by Danielle Gypsy Soul (last edited Feb 16, 2017 03:10PM) (new)

Danielle Gypsy Soul (AFDanielleT) | 332 comments Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics!
Quarterly Challenge- Dec. 15, 2016- March 14, 2017
Level 4- Read any 20 books- Date one of the gang!
Bonus- 5 books (can be added to any level)
18/20 + 3/5

Tasks-
Fun Facts about the Archie Comics-
1. Read a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character.
Running With the Devil (Running, #1) by Lorelei James 1/3 ★★★
2. Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover.
Between Sinners and Saints by Marie Sexton 1/6 ★★★★★
3. Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red.(bonus if you can find a red car!)
4. Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.
Tides Of Love (Zebra Historical Romance) by Tracy Sumner 1/1 ★
5. Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover.
Sharpshooter (Shadow Agents, #3) by Cynthia Eden 1/10 ★★★
6. Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)
7. Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone)
Lethal Game (Red Stone Security, #15) by Katie Reus 1/7 ★★★★
8. Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname.
Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, #1) by Jeaniene Frost 1/8 ★★★★★
9. Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover.
Nuts (Hudson Valley, #1) by Alice Clayton 1/11 ★★★
10. Read a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series.
Consumed (Deep in Your Veins, #4) by Suzanne Wright 1/5 ★★★★
11. Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people).
Fierce & Fabulous (Sassy Boyz, #1) by Elizabeth Varlet 1/17 ★★★
12. Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.
Aced (PresLocke, #1) by Ella Frank 1/15 ★★★★★

Characters
13.Archie Andrews - Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.
Crossing Hearts (Cross Creek, #1) by Kimberly Kincaid 2/2 ★★★
14.Betty Cooper - Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school.
It's In His Arms (Red River Valley, #4) by Shelly Alexander 2/1 ★★★★
15.Veronica Lodge - Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R.
Shadow of the Wolf (Darkness Unleashed, #1) by Robyn Wren 1/2 ★
16.Jughead Jones - Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover.
Leo Loves Aries (Signs of Love, #1) by Anyta Sunday 1/15 ★★★★★
17.Reggie Mantle - Read a book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves, or a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts)
Hell & High Water (THIRDS, #1) by Charlie Cochet 2/12
18.Moose Mason - Read a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover.
Caught Running by Madeleine Urban 2/13 ★★★★
19.Kevin Keller - Read a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book.
Thread of Fear (The Glass Sisters, #1) by Laura Griffin 1/27 ★★★★
20.Terry "Pop" Tate - Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it.
Wild Kisses (Wildwood, #2) by Skye Jordan 2/11 ★★★

Bonus Tasks
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship
The Pact by Karina Halle 1/21 ★★★
2. Music
3. Family
Jack of Hearts (Aces & Eights #1) by Sandra Owens 2/15 ★★★
4. Witchcraft
Whatever It Takes (Spellbound, #3) by Sydney Somers 1/19 ★★★★
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters)


message 20: by Zorina (last edited Mar 15, 2017 08:14PM) (new)

Zorina | 236 comments I'm in. Level 3 for now.
Level 3: -Read any 15 books- Hang out at Pop's Soda Shop
Completed: 20/15
Bonus: 5/5

DONE!! Level 4- Read any 20 books- Date one of the gang!

Fun Facts about the Archie Comics:
1. In an upcoming special issue, the Archies travel back in time and meet legendary punk band the Ramones.
-An Enchanted Spring - Time-Travel Romance - 02/08
2. In 2004, Veronica lost her bikini top to a wave. Racy!
- Here There Be Monsters - naked torso and water on the cover - 12/19
3. Archie's ancient red jalopy - which was forever breaking down and being repaired by Betty Cooper - was a 1916 Ford Model T. In more recent comics, he's seen driving a red Ford Mustang from the 1960s.
- Feel the Burn - red cover - 01/16
4. True to his Scottish roots, Archie can play the bagpipes and has worn a kilt.
- Duke of Pleasure - Historical Romance - 01/13
5. Though Jughead's love of food is legendary, he's generous if others are hungry. He's given a bag of candy to a penniless boy and donated pizzas to a soup kitchen where he volunteered.
- Journey's End - MC is a very good-hearted character - 01/02
6. The iconic Archies song "Sugar, Sugar" was rumored to be offered to the Monkees before the Archies.
- Rock Chick - MC sings in a drag concert - 03/07
7. Big Moose's real name is Marmaduke Mason.
- Questing Beast - by Ilona Andrews is the pseudonym for a husband-and-wife writing team - 01/17
8. Jughead's real first name is Forsythe.
- The Kraken King - Zenobia Fox real name is Geraldine Gunther-Baptiste - 12/31
9. Betty is allergic to strawberries.
- By a Thread - Randall Dekes is a very devious "Bad Guy" - 01/24
10. Today, there are a number of highly successful Archie spinoff series, like Afterlife with Archie, in which Jughead is a zombie.
- The Vampire's Mail Order Bride - PNR - 01/09
11. The Archies' rock band consisted of Archie Andrews on lead guitar and vocals, Reggie Mantle on bass, Jughead Jones on drums, Veronica Lodge on keyboard and Betty Cooper on tambourine.
- Loving a Lost Lord - group of friends, the lost lords - 01/07
12. Archie comic's first openly gay character, Kevin Keller, appeared in Veronica #202 in Sept. 2010. The issue was so popular it prompted the series first- ever reprint.
- Riveted - MC comes from a LGBT community - 12/17

Characters:
13. Archie Andrews:
- The Werewolf Meets His Match - small town romance - 01/11
14.Betty Cooper:
- A Small Blue Key - MC is a kind character that likes to cook - 01/17
15. Veronica Lodge:
- Night of Cake & Puppets - by Laini Taylor - 01/10
16. Jughead Jones:
- The Autumn Bride - Abigail is Lady Beatrice’s "knight in shining armour" - 02/01
17. Reggie Mantle:
- The Irresistible Rogue - letter "R" repeating: "The Irresistible Rogue" - 02/02
18.Moose Mason
- The Vampire’s Fake Fiancée - kitty cat on the cover - 02/20
19. Kevin Keller:
- Raphael - Vampires in America book #1 - 02/14
20.Terry "Pop" Tate:
- The Gargoyle Gets His Girl - MC owns a jewelry store - 01/18

Bonus Tasks:
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
1. Friendship:
- The Untamed Earl - friends putting their heads together to get the man - 02/11
2. Music replaced with Friendship:
- Rock Chick Rescue - friends helping each other
3. Family:
- The Winter Bride - the Chance Sisters series
4. Witchcraft:
- The Professor Woos The Witch - MC and her family are witches - 02/03
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters):
- A Fistful of Charms - a cat and more than a couple of shifters - 02/25



message 21: by Lily (last edited Apr 05, 2017 03:31PM) (new)

Lily (lilygcs) | 183 comments Quarterly Challenge- Dec. 15, 2016- March 14, 2017
Level 4- Read any 20 books- Date one of the gang!

20/20 ~ finished Mar 12th

1- Read a book with time travel.
Places in Time by Cardeno C. ~ 3/2/17 ~ 3.5★
2- Read a book with a naked torso on the cover.
Bitten By Mistake by Annabelle Jacobs ~ 3/1/17 ~ 3.5★
3-Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover.
Charlie's Hero by Nic Starr ~ 3/6/17 ~ 3.5★
4- Read a Historical romance.
All Lessons Learned by Charlie Cochrane ~ 2/24/17 ~ 3.5★
5- Read a book with something round on the cover.
Fish Out of Water by Amy Lane ~ 3/4/17 ~ 4★
6- Read a book with a band or concert in the story.
All Note Long by Annabeth Albert ~ 3/10/17 ~ 4★
7 - Read a book whose author has repeating initials.
Aniki's Garden by Claire Cray ~ 2/1/17 ~ 2★
8-Read a book with a character that hides their identity or goes by a nickname.
Cross To Bare by Susan Mac Nicol ~ 3/3/17 ~ 4★
9- Read a book with food on the cover.
Dinner at Jack's by Rick R. Reed ~ 3/7/17 ~ 3.5★
10- Read a book with zombies.
Scavengers: Collection by K.A. Merikan ~ 1/14/17 ~ 3.5★
11-Read a book with more than 2 people on the cover.
Unchaste by Mia Watts ~ 2/4/17 ~ 2★
12- Read a book with an LGBT character.
Flying Solo by Susan Mac Nicol ~ 3/8/17 ~ 4★
13- Read a small-town romance.
Big Love by Rick R. Reed ~ 1/2/17 ~ 3.5★
14- Read a book with a scene set in a school.
The Field of Someone Else's Dreams by Amelia C. Gormley ~ 3/2/17 ~ 3★
15- Read a book with a wealthy character.
Pansies by Alexis Hall ~ 1/12/17 ~ 4.5★
16- Read a book with a hat on the cover.
Will & Patrick Meet the Mob by Leta Blake & Alice Griffiths ~ 1/18/17 ~ 4★
17- Read a book that has repeating letters in one of the words.
Addicted by Mark Summers ~ 3/6/17 ~ 3★
18- Read a book with an athletic character on the cover.
Reading the Signs by Keira Andrews ~ 3/11/17 ~ 4★
19- Read a book that is the first in a series.
The Summer House by R.J. Scott ~ 3/12/17 ~ 4★
20- Read a book with an older character in it.
Saving Jason by K.E. Wells ~ 2/28/17 ~ 3.5★


message 22: by Ethel (last edited Jan 12, 2017 09:09PM) (new)

Ethel | 703 comments Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics! Quarterly Challenge
Duration: Dec. 15, 2016 - March 14, 2017

Levels:

Level 1 - Read any 5 books- Visit Riverdale
Level 2 - Read any 10 books- Meet the Archie Gang
Level 3 - Read any 15 books- Hang out at Pop's Soda Shop
Level 4 - Read any 20 books- Date one of the gang!
Bonus - 5 books (can be added to any level)

25/25 read

Done! :)

Tasks:

[15.12.] 2. Water on the cover: The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
[18.12.] 1. A story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character: My Valentine Adventure by Amber Daulton
[18.12.] 6. A book whose title repeats two of the words: Wear Your Heart on Your Skin L.A. Marlowe
[19.12.] 12. A book with an LGBT character: Practically Imperfect by Mary Frame
[20.12.] 3. A book cover that has the color red: Picture Me This by Marina Lovechild
[20.12.] 7. A book whose author goes by a pseudonym: The Glow of Morning by A.N. Heron
[21.12.] 9. A book with a devious character: Stenhuggaren by Camilla Läckberg
[22.12.] 10. A book that is part of a series: Night by Elie Wiesel
[23.12.] 8. A book with a character that hides their identity: Olycksfågeln by Camilla Läckberg
[31.12.] 5. A book with something round on the cover: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two by John Tiffany
[2.1.] 4. A book set in Scotland: The Last Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko
[3.1.] 11. A book that has a group of friends in the story: A Fistful of Charms by Kim Harrison

Characters:

[18.12.] 16. Read a book with a character who needs a friend's help. Boys of Fall by K.D. Wood
[24.12.] 15. A book with a wealthy character: Mord og mandelduft
[24.12.] 17. A book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves: The Last Town by Blake Crouch
[26.12.] 20. A book with an older character in it: The Girl in the Spider's Web by David Lagercrantz
[29.12.] 18. A sensitive character: Råta by Siri Pettersen
[1.1.] 19. A book with a character who is competitive: Evna by Siri Pettersen
[4.1.] 13. A romance containing a love triangle: For a Few Demons More by Kim Harrison
[9.1.] 14. A book with an kind character: A Perfect Blood by Kim Harrison



Bonus
[5.1.] The Outlaw Demon Wails by Kim Harrison
[6.1.] White Witch, Black Curse by Kim Harrison
[8.1.] Black Magic Sanction by Kim Harrison
[8.1.] Pale Demon by Kim Harrison
[12.1.] Ever After by Kim Harrison


message 23: by Cheryl (last edited Feb 21, 2017 12:09PM) (new)

Cheryl La Pa (CherylLP) | 77 comments Finished!

Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics!
Quarterly Challenge- Dec. 15, 2016- March 14, 2017
Level 3- Read any 15 books- Hang out at Pop's Soda Shop
Bonus- 5 books (can be added to any level)
15/15 + 5/5

Tasks-
Fun Facts about the Archie Comics-
1. Read a book with a story with a rough around the edges character. Keystone 21 Jan
2. Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover.
3. Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, Wanderlust 18 Feb
4. Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.
5. Read a book with something round on the cover. Breath of Fire 12 Jan
Breath of Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles, #2) by Amanda Bouchet
6. Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)
7. Read a book whose author has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone) The Gift by Dannika Dark 18 Dec
8. Read a book with a character that has amnesia. Dark Tempest 28 Dec
9. Read a book with a devious character.
Caraval 25 Jan
10. Read a Paranormal Romance or a book that is part of a series. Eleventh Grave in Moonlight 8 Jan
11. Read a book that has a group of friends in the story. Justice Ascending 14 Jan
12. Read a book with an LGBT character.
Grimspace 31 Jan

Characters
13.Archie Andrews - Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.
14.Betty Cooper - Read a book with a scene set in a school. Punk 57 31 Dec
15.Veronica Lodge - Read a book whose author has an initial of R. It's You by Katy Regnery 16 Jan
16.Jughead Jones - Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help.
Traitor to the Throne 29 Jan
17.Reggie Mantle - Read a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts) The Alchemists of Loom 22 Dec
18.Moose Mason - Read a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover.
19.Kevin Keller - Read a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book. A Promise of Fire 24 Dec
20.Terry "Pop" Tate - Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner. Spider's Bite 2 jan

Bonus Tasks
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship: Graceling 4 Jan. Chaos Unleashed 14 Feb.
2. Music
3. Family Cheater 3 Feb. Web of Lies 11 Feb
4. Witchcraft: The Undying King 5 Jan
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters)

The Gift (Mageri #5.5) by Dannika Dark The Alchemists of Loom (Loom Saga, #1) by Elise Kova A Promise of Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles #1) by Amanda Bouchet Dark Tempest (Red Winter Trilogy #2) by Annette Marie Punk 57 by Penelope Douglas Breath of Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles, #2) by Amanda Bouchet Eleventh Grave in Moonlight (Charley Davidson, #11) by Darynda Jones Spider's Bite (Elemental Assassin, #1) by Jennifer Estep Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1) by Kristin Cashore The Undying King by Grace Draven Caraval (Caraval, #1) by Stephanie Garber Traitor to the Throne (Rebel of the Sands #2) by Alwyn Hamilton Grimspace (Sirantha Jax, #1) by Ann Aguirre Wanderlust (Sirantha Jax, #2) by Ann Aguirre Justice Ascending (The Scorpius Syndrome, #3) by Rebecca Zanetti Chaos Unleashed (Chaos Rises, #2) by Pippa DaCosta Web of Lies (Elemental Assassin, #2) by Jennifer Estep Cheater (Curious Liaisons, #1) by Rachel Van Dyken


message 24: by Susan (last edited Feb 07, 2017 05:06AM) (new)

Susan (Scoutmomskf) | 1319 comments I'm in :-)

20/20 + 3/5

Archie Comics Celebrates its 75th Anniversary in 2016

Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics!

Level 1-Read any 5 books- Visit Riverdale
Level 2- Read any 10 books- Meet the Archie Gang
Level 3- Read any 15 books- Hang out at Pop's Soda Shop
Level 4- Read any 20 books- Date one of the gang!
Bonus- 5 books (can be added to any level)

Tasks-
Fun Facts about the Archie Comics-
1. In an upcoming special issue, the Archies travel back in time and meet legendary punk band the Ramones.
-Read a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character.
Eagle Warrior - Jenna Kernan (HI #1692 - Feb 2017) (bad boy/rough edges) - Feb 7

2. In 2004, Veronica lost her bikini top to a wave. Racy!
- Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover.
Mixed Messages - Linda Lael Miller (SD #568 - May 1990) (naked chest) - Dec 28

3. Archie's ancient red jalopy - which was forever breaking down and being repaired by Betty Cooper - was a 1916 Ford Model T. In more recent comics, he's seen driving a red Ford Mustang from the 1960s.
-Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red.(bonus if you can find a red car!)
The Maverick's Holiday Surprise - Karen Rose Smith (HSE #2510 - Nov 2016) - Jan 10

4. True to his Scottish roots, Archie can play the bagpipes and has worn a kilt.
- Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.
Cold-Hearted Rake - Lisa Kleypas (Avon - Nov 2015) (historical romance) - Jan 12

5. Though Jughead's love of food is legendary, he's generous if others are hungry. He's given a bag of candy to a penniless boy and donated pizzas to a soup kitchen where he volunteered.
- Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover.
Enticed by the Operative - Lara Lacomb (HRS #1904 - July 2016) (doctor for poor) - Dec 23

6. The iconic Archies song "Sugar, Sugar" was rumoured to be offered to the Monkees before the Archies.
- Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)
Glory, Glory - Linda Lael Miller (SD #607 - Dec 1990) - Dec 27

7. Big Moose's real name is Marmaduke Mason.
- Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone)
Trace Evidence - Carla Cassidy (SIM #1261 - Dec 2003) - Dec 26

8. Jughead's real first name is Forsythe.
-Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname.
Lone Star Nights - Delores Fossen (HQN - June 2016) (nickname: Lucky) - Jan 3

9. Betty is allergic to strawberries. Veronica once fed them to her so that she could steal Betty's modelling job.
- Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover.
Snowbound with the Bodyguard - Carla Cassidy (SRS #1521 - July 2008) - Dec 27

10. Today, there are a number of highly successful Archie spinoff series, like Afterlife with Archie, in which Jughead is a zombie.
- Read a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series.
Fully Ignited - Shannon Stacey (Carina Press - Feb 2016) (firefighter) - Jan 23

11. The Archies' rock band consisted of Archie Andrews on lead guitar and vocals, Reggie Mantle on bass, Jughead Jones on drums, Veronica Lodge on keyboard and Betty Cooper on tambourine.
-Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people).
The Lawman's Christmas Proposal - Barbara White Daille (HAR #1575 - Dec 2015) (three people) - Dec 20

12. Archie comic's first openly gay character, Kevin Keller, appeared in Veronica #202 in Sept. 2010. The issue was so popular it prompted the series first- ever reprint.
- Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.
If You Only Knew - Kristin Higgins (HQN - Aug 2015) (Andreas/gay) - Jan 8

Characters-
13.Archie Andrews- Archie is a typical small-town teenager. Generous, well-mannered, but clumsy, he is genuinely liked by many of his friends. Archie goes crazy when he sees an attractive girl, but his two main crushes are Veronica Lodge and Betty Cooper, forming the love triangle driving the comic's plot-lines. He has the best intentions, but often comes into conflict with Veronica's father Hiram Lodge and Riverdale High's principal, Waldo Weatherbee. As the lead singer of The Archies, Archie performs with Betty and Veronica, as well as his rival Reggie, and best buddy Jughead.
- Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.
Blame It on the Cowboy - Delores Fossen (HQN - Oct 2016) - Jan 5

14.Betty Cooper-The very kind hearted, though temperamental girl next door. She is romantically obsessed with Archie. She has a passion for writing and is a good student, athlete, cook, and auto mechanic.
- Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school.
Her Cowboy Hero - Tanya Michaels (HAR #1501 - June 2014) (heroine likes to cook) - Dec 19

15.Veronica Lodge-Veronica (sometimes called Ronnie or Ron by her close friends) is a very rich girl, the daughter of the billionaire Hiram Lodge. She is a spendthrift, quite spoiled and very vain, but gets along well with most of her classmates. Like her best friend Betty, she is romantically obsessed with Archie and constantly competes for his affections, though she is quick to fall in love with the next hunk around the corner, and occasionally dates Reggie. She rarely gets along with Jughead due to his sloppiness.
- Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R.
A Simple Hope - Rosalind Lauer (Ballantine - Mar 2014) (R, L)- Jan 10

16. Jughead Jones-Archie's best friend ever since they met as children is named Forsythe. Jughead is obsessed with food, and is a moocher, constantly asking his friends, especially Archie, for money and food. he maintains loyalty to Archie, and is usually the one who has to bail him out of trouble. He usually wears his trademark gray crown beanie.
- Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover.
The Girls of Mischief Bay - Susan Mallery (Mira - Feb 2015) - Jan 20

17.Reggie Mantle-Archie’s main rival, particularly for Veronica's affections. Though they are ultimately good friends, he often taunts Archie and does not understand why girls prefer to date him. He is highly vain and conceited, thinks he can date anyone he wants, and expects everyone to think the world of him.
- Read a book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves, or a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts)
Cowboy Trouble - Joanne Kennedy (Sourcebooks Casablanca - Mar 2010) (big ego sheriff) - Dec 22

18.Moose Mason-Marmaduke Mason is a muscular star athlete who is a poor student, He is dimwitted and can be easily manipulated by others, particularly Reggie. At the same time, he is also kind, sensitive and helpful toward his closest friends.
- Read a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover.
A Better ManA Better Man - Candis Terry (Avon - Apr 2016) (hockey player) - Jan 17

19.Kevin Keller- The first openly gay character in Archie Comics. Kevin is an aspiring journalist, with many hobbies including collecting comics and competitive eating.
- Read a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book.
Private Bodyguard - Tyler Anne Snell (HI #1628 - Mar 2016) (first in series) - Dec 19

20.Terry "Pop" Tate- is the owner and manager of the Chok'lit Shoppe, an ice cream parlor and frequent hangout of Archie's Gang. Pop Tate is the self-designated philanthropist for the Archie gang, hearing about their problems while serving ice cream and a variety of other goodies.
- Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it.
Too Much Temptation - Lori Foster (Brava - Mar 2002) (restaurant) - Jan 16


*Bonus -
Josie and the Pussycats-
Josie was introduced in Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #23 (Winter 1962-1963). Josie and the Pussycats became its own comic book about a fictional rock band, in 1963.
1 .Josie- levelheaded, sweet-natured redhead. She is the lead vocalist and plays guitar.
2. Melody- a cute blond, She is an absent-minded, bubbly sort of character who provides much of the comic relief of the series
3. Valerie- plays the bass and is the main songwriter. good at science and a skilled auto mechanic

Sabrina the Teenage Witch-
Sabrina the Teenage Witch is a comic book series published by Archie Comics about the adventures of a fictional teenager named Sabrina Spellman. She first appeared in Archie's Madhouse #22 (cover-dated Oct. 1962).
4. Sabrina- the lead character of the series. In the early comic series, Sabrina is a well-meaning girl, but she struggles with constant pressure to be "bad" from all the other witches around her, especially her aunts, as well as learning to master her powers.
5. Salem Saberhagen: the Spellmans' American shorthair cat. Salem was formerly a witch, who was turned into a cat as punishment by the Witches' Council for plotting to take over the world. Salem has the ability to talk and possesses a sarcastic and somewhat self-centered attitude.

Bonus Tasks-
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship
Tell Me Again - Michelle Major (Montlake - Oct 2016) - Jan 18
2. Music
3. Family
The Secret Child & the Cowboy CEO - Janice Maynard (SD #2040 - Sept 2010) - Dec 28
4. Witchcraft
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters)
Take Me All the Way - Toni Blake (Avon - Nov 2015) - Jan 26


Eagle Warrior (Apache Protectors Tribal Thunder #2) by Jenna Kernan Mixed Messages by Linda Lael Miller The Maverick's Holiday Surprise (Montana Mavericks The Baby Bonanza #5) by Karen Rose Smith Cold-Hearted Rake (The Ravenels, #1) by Lisa Kleypas Enticed by the Operative (Doctors in Danger #1) by Lara Lacombe Glory, Glory by Linda Lael Miller Trace Evidence by Carla Cassidy Lone Star Nights (The McCord Brothers, #2) by Delores Fossen Snowbound with the Bodyguard by Carla Cassidy Fully Ignited (Boston Fire, #3) by Shannon Stacey The Lawman's Christmas Proposal (The Hitching Post Hotel #3) by Barbara White Daille If You Only Knew by Kristan Higgins Blame It on the Cowboy (The McCord Brothers, #3) by Delores Fossen Her Cowboy Hero (The Colorado Cades #3) by Tanya Michaels A Simple Hope (Lancaster Crossroads #2) by Rosalind Lauer The Girls of Mischief Bay (Mischief Bay, #1) by Susan Mallery Cowboy Trouble by Joanne Kennedy A Better Man (Sunshine Creek Vineyard, #1) by Candis Terry Private Bodyguard (Orion Security #1) by Tyler Anne Snell Too Much Temptation (Brava Brothers, #1) by Lori Foster


Tell Me Again by Michelle Major 2 The Secret Child & the Cowboy CEO by Janice Maynard 4 Take Me All the Way (Coral Cove, #3) by Toni Blake


message 25: by Camille (last edited Feb 06, 2017 11:46AM) (new)

Camille | 143 comments You have the best ideas for challenges! Love this idea!

Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics!
Dec 15th thru March 15th
Level 4: Date one of the Gang (Jughead, of course!)
Completed 20/20

Fun Facts about the Archie Comics:

1. Read a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character:Step Beast by Selena Kitt, 5 stars, finished 1/21/17
2. Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover: Lost by Varian Krylov, 5 stars, finished 1/2/17
3. Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red.(bonus if you can find a red car!): Command Me by Geneva Lee, 4 stars, finished 1/8/17
4. Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance: (Historical romance) The Devil's Pearl by Jennifer Haymore, 3 stars, finished 1/25/17
5. Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover: Breathe by Kristen Ashley, 5 stars, finished 1/21/17
6. Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble) RoomHate by Penelope Ward, 5 stars, finished 12/15/16
7. Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym: To Save a Mate by Krystal Shannan, 3 stars, finished 2/4/17
8.Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname. The Melendez Forgotten Marriage by Melanie Milburne, 3 stars, finished 12/17/16
9.Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover: Torn from You by Nashoda Rose, 4 stars, finished 1/3/17
10. Read a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series: Into the Darkness by K.F. Breene, 2 stars, finished 1/24/17
11. Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people). Here Kitty, Kitty! by Shelly Laurenston, 4 stars, finished 1/2/17
12. Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing: Long Hard Ride by Lorelei James, 5 stars, finished 2/6/17

Characters:
13.Archie Andrews- Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle: Family Care by Jessa Callaver, 1 star, finished 12/29/16
14.Betty Cooper-Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school: The Greek Tycoon's Unexpected Wife by Annie West, 4 stars, finished 12/16/16
15.Veronica Lodge-Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R: Storm and Silence by Robert Thier, 4 stars, finished 1/15/17
16.Jughead Jones-Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover: One to Hold by Tia Louise, 4 stars, finished 12/28/16
17.Reggie Mantle- Read a book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves, or a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts): Addicted by Nicole Edwards, 4 stars, finished 1/3/17
18.Moose Mason-Read a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover: The Deal by Elle Kennedy, 4 stars, finished 1/16/17
19.Kevin Keller- Read a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book: Conviction by Nicole Edwards, 4 stars, finished 1/2/17
20.Terry "Pop" Tate- Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it: Beauty and the Feast by Julia Barrett, 4 stars, finished 12/20/16

Bonus Tasks-
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship
2. Music
3. Family
4. Witchcraft
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters)

RoomHate by Penelope Ward The Greek Tycoon's Unexpected Wife (In the Greek Tycoon's Bed) by Annie West The Melendez Forgotten Marriage by Melanie Milburne Beauty and the Feast by Julia Barrett One to Hold (One to Hold, #1) by Tia Louise Family Care by Jessa Callaver Here Kitty, Kitty! (Magnus Pack, #3) by Shelly Laurenston Lost by Varian Krylov Conviction (Club Destiny, #1) by Nicole Edwards Torn from You (Tear Asunder, #1) by Nashoda Rose Addicted (Club Destiny, #2.5) by Nicole Edwards Command Me (Royals Saga, #1) by Geneva Lee Storm and Silence (Storm and Silence, #1) by Robert Thier The Deal (Off-Campus, #1) by Elle Kennedy Step Beast by Selena Kitt Breathe (Colorado Mountain, #4) by Kristen Ashley The Devil's Pearl (House of Trent, #0.5) by Jennifer Haymore Into the Darkness (Darkness, #1) by K.F. Breene To Save a Mate (VonBrandt Family, #1) by Krystal Shannan Long Hard Ride (Rough Riders, #1) by Lorelei James


message 26: by Krissy (last edited Feb 26, 2017 01:52PM) (new)

Krissy (krissystewart) | 472 comments KRISSY'S SPOT
25/25 Completed


FUN FACTS
(view spoiler)
The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes Fierce & Fabulous (Sassy Boyz, #1) by Elizabeth Varlet The Good Life (The Good Life #1) by Jodie Beau A Good Debutante's Guide to Ruin (The Debutante Files, #1) by Sophie Jordan Christmas Wish by Cole Bates Never Say Never (An Anthology) by Shae Connor Rent Me (Rent Me Series, #1) by Brina Brady Bad Judgment by Sidney Bell Borrowing Blue (Made Marian, #1) by Lucy Lennox First Drop of Crimson (Night Huntress World, #1) by Jeaniene Frost Heiress Without a Cause (Muses of Mayfair, #1) by Sara Ramsey Ethan (Alluring Indulgence, #5) by Nicole Edwards

CHARACTERS
(view spoiler)
Santa Baby (Minnesota Christmas #4) by Heidi Cullinan The Weight of It All by N.R. Walker The Working Elf Blues by Piper Vaughn Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx Santa's Little Helper by Sloan Johnson Kieran & Drew by L.A. Gilbert The Subs Club (The Subs Club, #1) by J.A. Rock Sweet Deal by Harper Logan

BONUS
(view spoiler)
Crash & Burn (Cut & Run, #9) by Abigail Roux Rockin’ the Alternative by Morticia Knight A Bookworm for Christmas by Trina Solet Stardust by Neil Gaiman Litha's Constant Whim (Green's Hill, #1) by Amy Lane


message 27: by LaurLa (last edited Feb 02, 2017 06:47AM) (new)

LaurLa | 1815 comments Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics! Quarterly Challenge
December 15, 2016- March 14, 2017

Level 4 - Date one of the gang! 12 of 20
Bonus 2 of 5 books

Fun Facts about the Archie Comics:

The Protector (Taskforce, #1) by Marliss Melton Building Ties (SEAL TEAM Heartbreakers #4) by Teresa J. Reasor The Summer He Came Home (Bad Boys of Crystal Lake, #1) by Juliana Stone Between the Devil and Ian Eversea (Pennyroyal Green, #9) by Julie Anne Long The D.C. Incident (The International Romantic Intrigue Series, #1.5) by Taylor Lee Love To Love You Baby (Trehan Brothers, #1) by Kasey Michaels
The Cougar Chronicles 2 by Courtney Cole After the Storm (KGI, #8) by Maya Banks Ultimate Weapon (McClouds & Friends, #6) by Shannon McKenna Croc and the Fox (Furry United Coalition, #3) by Eve Langlais Devil and the Deep (Deep Six, #2) by Julie Ann Walker Perfectly Imperfect by Harper Sloan

✔In an upcoming special issue, the Archies travel back in time and meet legendary punk band the Ramones
The Protector - Melissa Melton - 01.02 ★★★★
~ H is a little on the rough side ~

✔In 2004, Veronica lost her bikini top to a wave. Racy!
Building Ties - Teresa J. Reasor - 12.28 ★★★★
~ naked torso ~

Archie's ancient red jalopy - which was forever breaking down and being repaired by Betty Cooper - was a 1916 Ford Model T. In more recent comics, he's seen driving a red Ford Mustang from the 1960s
The Summer He Came Home - Juliana Stone
~ red truck! ~

✔True to his Scottish roots, Archie can play the bagpipes and has worn a kilt
Between the Devil and Ian Eversea - Julie Anne Long - 12.20 ★★★★
~ historical romance ~

Though Jughead's love of food is legendary, he's generous if others are hungry. He's given a bag of candy to a penniless boy and donated pizzas to a soup kitchen where he volunteered
The D.C. Incident - Taylor Lee
~ the gun sight is round ~

The iconic Archies song "Sugar, Sugar" was rumoured to be offered to the Monkees before the Archies
Love To Love You Baby - Kasey Michaels
~ love is repeated ~

✔Big Moose's real name is Marmaduke Mason
The Cougar Chronicles 2 - Courtney Cole - 12.31 ★★★
~ repeating initials ~

✔Jughead's real first name is Forsythe
After the Storm - Maya Banks - 12.27 ★★★
~ h is running from abusive father ~

✔Betty is allergic to strawberries. Veronica once fed them to her so that she could steal Betty's modelling job
Ultimate Weapon - Shannon McKenna - 12.26 ★★★★
~ Daddy Novak is very devious ~

Today, there are a number of highly successful Archie spinoff series, like Afterlife with Archie, in which Jughead is a zombie
Croc and the Fox - Eve Langlais
~ paranormal romance ~

✔The Archies' rock band consisted of Archie Andrews on lead guitar and vocals, Reggie Mantle on bass, Jughead Jones on drums, Veronica Lodge on keyboard and Betty Cooper on tambourine
Devil and the Deep - Julie Ann Walker - 12.31 ★★★★
~ the group of ex-SEALS are friends that start a salvage business ~

Archie comic's first openly gay character, Kevin Keller, appeared in Veronica #202 in Sept. 2010. The issue was so popular it prompted the series first- ever reprint
Perfectly Imperfect - Harper Sloan
~ h's best friend is gay ~

✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯

Characters:

Best of My Love (Fool's Gold, #20) by Susan Mallery Resisting the Bad Boy (Can't Resist #1) by Violet Duke The Billionaire's Final Stand (Billionaire Bachelors, #7) by Melody Anne Winters Heat (Titan, #1) by Cristin Harber Power of Attorney (Lawyers in Love, #5) by N.M. Silber One Fine Fireman (The Bachelor Firemen of San Gabriel, #0.5) by Jennifer Bernard Sneaking Candy by Lisa Burstein His Dark Desires (Trevelyan #2) by Jennifer St. Giles

✔Archie Andrews
Best of My Love - Susan Mallery - 12.27 ★★★★
~ Fool's Gold is a small town ~

Betty Cooper
Resisting the Bad Boy - Violet Duke
~ opening chapter takes place at h's school where she teaches ~

✔Veronica Lodge
The Billionaire's Final Stand - Melody Anne - 12.21 ★★★
~ the Anderson family is very wealthy ~

Jughead Jones
Winters Heat - Cristin Harber
~ H has hero tendencies ~

✔Reggie Mantle
Power of Attorney - N.M. Silber - 12.29 ★★★
~ double T in title ~

Moose Mason
One Fine Fireman - Jennifer Bernard
~ dog on cover ~

✔Kevin Keller
Sneaking Candy - Lisa Burstein - 01.12 ★★★★
~ h is an aspiring author ~

✔Terry "Pop" Tate
His Dark Desires - Jennifer St. Giles - 01.21 ★★★
~ the family butler, who is more like a grandfather, is older ~

✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯

Bonus:

Sticks and Stones (Cat DeLuca Mysteries, #2) by K.J. Larsen Light My Fire (Rock Royalty, #1) by Christie Ridgway The Legend of Lyon Redmond (Pennyroyal Green, #11) by Julie Anne Long Lost Souls (Caitlyn O’Connell, #2) by Delilah Devlin Ice/Reaux (Bayou Heat, #19-20) by Alexandra Ivy

Friendship
Sticks and Stones - K.J. Larsen
~ H fights to prove friend's innocence ~

Music
Light My Fire - Christie Ridgway
~ features music/musicians ~

✔Family
The Legend of Lyon Redmond - Julie Anne Long - 12.30 ★★★★★
~ series features two very prominent families ~

Witchcraft
Lost Souls - Delilah Devlin
~ h is a witch ~

✔Cats
Ice/Reaux - Alexandra Wright - 01.22 ★★★
~ panther shifters ~


message 28: by BarbaraAnn (last edited Mar 12, 2017 03:37PM) (new)

BarbaraAnn | 118 comments This sounds like a lot of fun:

Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics!
Quarterly Challenge- Dec. 15, 2016- March 14, 2017

Level 1-Read any 5 books- Visit Riverdale
Level 2- Read any 10 books- Meet the Archie Gang
Level 3- Read any 15 books- Hang out at Pop's Soda Shop
Level 4- Read any 20 books- Date one of the gang!
Bonus- 5 books (can be added to any level)

-Read a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character. Running Wild *** 1/22

- Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover.

-Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red And Only to Deceive **** 1/12 And Only to Deceive (Lady Emily, #1) by Tasha Alexander

- Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.

- Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover. Before Midnight *** 1/19 Before Midnight (Blood Prince, #1) by Jennifer Blackstream

Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)

Read a book whose author has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone) Pennies On a Dead Woman's Eyes by Marcia Muller **** 3/12

Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname. The Wizard's Desire *** 1/17

- Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover.

- Read a Paranormal Romance, One Grave at a Time **** 1/21

-Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people).

- Read a book with an LGBT character, - The Druid Stone **** 1/15

- Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.

Read a book with a character who likes to cook All-Butter Short Dead *** 3/4

- Read a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R. Midnight Bayou *** 3/1 by Nora Roberts

- Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, Ex-Heroes **** 3/3

Read a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words Chill Factor **** 1/26

- Read a book with an athletic character - The Weight of It All **** 2/2

Read a book that is the first in a series Chaos Station ***** 2/25

- Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it. A Man Called Ove ***** 1/17


*Bonus -
Josie and the Pussycats-
Josie was introduced in Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #23 (Winter 1962-1963). Occasionally Josie and her friends would appear in "crossover" issues with the main Archie characters.
Josie and the Pussycats became its own comic book about a fictional rock band, in 1963.
1 .Josie- levelheaded, sweet-natured redhead. She is the lead vocalist and plays guitar.
2. Melody- a cute blond, She is an absent-minded, bubbly sort of character who provides much of the comic relief of the series
3. Valerie- plays the bass and is the main songwriter. good at science and a skilled auto mechanic

Sabrina the Teenage Witch-
Sabrina the Teenage Witch is a comic book series published by Archie Comics about the adventures of a fictional teenager named Sabrina Spellman. She first appeared in Archie's Madhouse #22 (cover-dated Oct. 1962).
The series' premise is that Sabrina, a "half-witch" – her mother is an ordinary human, or "mortal" as witches refer to them, while her father is a witch – lives with her two aunts, Hilda and Zelda Spellman, both witches themselves, in the fictional town of Greendale, which is located somewhere near Riverdale, the home of Archie Andrews. Also living with the three women as the family pet is Salem Saberhagen, a witch who's been turned into a cat as punishment for world domination attempts.
4. Sabrina- the lead character of the series. In the early comic series, Sabrina is a well-meaning girl, but she struggles with constant pressure to be "bad" from all the other witches around her, especially her aunts, as well as learning to master her powers.
5. Salem Saberhagen: the Spellmans' American shorthair cat. Salem was formerly a witch, who was turned into a cat as punishment by the Witches' Council for plotting to take over the world. Salem has the ability to talk and possesses a sarcastic and somewhat self-centered attitude.

Bonus Tasks-
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship
2. Music
3. Family
4. Witchcraft
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters)

**There is no minimum page requirement for this challenge. Audiobooks and rereads are allowed.**


message 29: by Raine (last edited Dec 21, 2016 02:15PM) (new)

Raine (Raine_Renner) | 208 comments Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics! Quarterly Challenge
Dec. 15, 2016- March 14, 2017

Level 4- Read any 20 books- Date one of the gang!
Bonus- 5 books (can be added to any level)


TASKS:
1. Read a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character.

2. Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover.

3. Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red.(bonus if you can find a red car!)

4. Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.

5. Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover.

6. Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)

7. Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone)

8. Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname.

9. Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover.

10. Read a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series.

11. Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people).

12. Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.

13. Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.

14. Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school.

15. Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R.

16. Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover.

17. Read a book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves, or a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts)

18. Read a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover.

19. Read a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book.

20. Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it.



BONUS TASKS:
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship
2. Music
3. Family
4. Witchcraft
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters)

**There is no minimum page requirement for this challenge. Audiobooks and rereads are allowed.**


message 30: by Tania (last edited Feb 10, 2017 04:09AM) (new)

Tania | 172 comments Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics!
Quarterly Challenge- Dec. 15, 2016- March 14, 2017


Level 4- Read any 20 books- Date one of the gang!

Tasks-
1. Read a story with a rough around the edges character. In the Trees
2. Read a book with a naked torso on the cover. Before You Seduce Me: A Prequel to Seduce Me
3. Read a book with a car on the cover. Behind You
4. Read a book set in Scotland. Knight in Highland Armor
5. Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character. Charge
6. Read a book with a band in the story. Shelter from the Storm
7. Read a book whose author has repeating initials Shey Stahl - Bad Blood
8. Read a book with a character that hides their identity. The Shadow: Action Suspense Thriller - Theirs to Cherish
9. Read a book with a devious character. Queer - Nauti Seductress
10. Read a book that is part of a series. Orotund: Collected Short Stories Volume Two
11. Read a book that has a group of friends in the story. Flay
12. Read a book that has had more than one printing. Deogratias, A Tale of Rwanda

Characters-
13. Read a small-town romance Going Long.
14. Read a book with a scene set in a school. Tangled Up in Blue
15. Read a book with a wealthy character.At Any Price - Baby Fever Bride
16. Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character. Hunting You
17. Read a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words The Wayward Apprentice - Nauti Enchantress
18. Read a book with an athletic character. Death Club: Action Suspense Thriller
19. Read a book with a character who likes to write. The Candidate: A Luxembourg Thriller
20.Read a book with an older character in it. Terror Below the Wind: A soldiers Story Borneo 1961-64: A Soldier's Story, Borneo 1961-1964

Bonus Tasks-
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
1. Friendship Blind Reader Wanted
2. Music
3. Family The Man From Congo
4. Witchcraft
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters)


message 31: by Shelby (last edited Jan 17, 2017 02:27AM) (new)

Shelby (Stang_Lee) | 1058 comments RRRC Quarterly Challenge - Msg
December 15, 2016 - March 14, 2017


Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics!

25/25

Fun Facts about the Archie Comics-
1. Archies Time Travel to Meet the Ramones
☑ MC: Rough Around the Edges - Go Your Own Way (12/16) ★★★★
2. In 2004, Veronica lost her bikini top to a wave. Racy!
☑ Cover: Naked Torso - Santa Baby (12/19) ★★★★½
3. Archie's ancient red jalopy
☑ Cover: Vehicle - An American Homo in Paris (12/19) ★★★★
4. Archie can play the bagpipes and has worn a kilt.
☑ Genre: Historical - A Christmas Hex (12/24) ★★★★½
5. Though Jughead's love of food is legendary, he's generous if others are hungry.
☑ MC: Altruistic/Good-Hearted - Under the Mistletoe (12/20) ★★★½
6. The iconic Archies song "Sugar, Sugar"
☑ Plot: Concert - My Vampire Idol (1/4) ★★★★
7. Big Moose's real name is Marmaduke Mason.
☑ Author: Repeating Initials - Scarlet (12/27) ★★★★★
8. Jughead's real first name is Forsythe.
☑ MC: Nickname - The Forest Savage (12/20) ★★★
9. Veronica stole Betty's modelling job.
☑ Character: Devious - Hanging The Stars (12/28) ★★★★★
10. Afterlife with Archie, in which Jughead is a zombie.
☑ Genre: Paranormal Romance - A Boy and His Dragon (1/2) ★★★★½
11. The Archies' rock band
☑ Characters: Group of Friends - The Infected Holiday Special (12/22) ★★★½
12. Archie comic's first openly gay character, Kevin Keller.
☑ Genre: LGBT - Memorizing You (12/21) ★★★★

Characters-
13. Archie Andrews
☑ Love Triangle - More Than Everything (12/26) ★★★★
14.Betty Cooper
☑ Location: School - Unwrapping Hank (12/18) ★★★★½
15. Veronica Lodge-Veronica
☑ Author: V - Country Mouse (12/25) ★★★★
16. Jughead Jones
☑ MC: Knight in Shining Armor/Needs Friends Help - Tournament of Losers (12/22) ★★★★★
17. Reggie Mantle
☑ Title: Repeating Letters - Jason's Fall (12/27) ★★½
18. Moose Mason-Marmaduke
☑ MC: Athlete - Strong Side (12/27) ★★★★
19. Kevin Keller
☑ Series #1 - The Stocking was Hung (12/31) ★★★
20. Terry "Pop" Tate
☑ MC: Business Owner/Food Industry - Wide Awake (12/16) ★★★½


*Bonus -
Josie and the Pussycats-
Josie was introduced in Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #23 (Winter 1962-1963). Occasionally Josie and her friends would appear in "crossover" issues with the main Archie characters.
Josie and the Pussycats became its own comic book about a fictional rock band, in 1963.
1 .Josie- levelheaded, sweet-natured redhead. She is the lead vocalist and plays guitar.
2. Melody- a cute blond, She is an absent-minded, bubbly sort of character who provides much of the comic relief of the series
3. Valerie- plays the bass and is the main songwriter. good at science and a skilled auto mechanic

Sabrina the Teenage Witch-
Sabrina the Teenage Witch is a comic book series published by Archie Comics about the adventures of a fictional teenager named Sabrina Spellman. She first appeared in Archie's Madhouse #22 (cover-dated Oct. 1962).
The series' premise is that Sabrina, a "half-witch" – her mother is an ordinary human, or "mortal" as witches refer to them, while her father is a witch – lives with her two aunts, Hilda and Zelda Spellman, both witches themselves, in the fictional town of Greendale, which is located somewhere near Riverdale, the home of Archie Andrews. Also living with the three women as the family pet is Salem Saberhagen, a witch who's been turned into a cat as punishment for world domination attempts.
4. Sabrina- the lead character of the series. In the early comic series, Sabrina is a well-meaning girl, but she struggles with constant pressure to be "bad" from all the other witches around her, especially her aunts, as well as learning to master her powers.
5. Salem Saberhagen: the Spellmans' American shorthair cat. Salem was formerly a witch, who was turned into a cat as punishment by the Witches' Council for plotting to take over the world. Salem has the ability to talk and possesses a sarcastic and somewhat self-centered attitude.

Bonus Tasks-
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship - Reasonable Doubt (12/24) ★★★½
2. Music - Harley's Achilles (1/15) ★★★★
3. Family - Salvaging Toby's Heart (12/17) ★★★★½
4. Witchcraft - The Wizard's Desire (1/12) ★★★★
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifter) - THIRDS Beyond the Books: Volume 1 (12/29) ★★★★★

Go Your Own Way (Go Your Own Way, #1) by Zane Riley Santa Baby (Minnesota Christmas #4) by Heidi Cullinan An American Homo in Paris by Vanessa North A Christmas Hex (Hexworld #2.5) by Jordan L. Hawk Under the Mistletoe by Linda Howard My Vampire Idol (Shifting Reality, #3) by R.G. Alexander Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2) by Marissa Meyer The Forest Savage by Claire Davis Hanging The Stars (Half Moon Bay #2) by Rhys Ford A Boy and His Dragon (Beings in Love #2) by R. Cooper The Infected Holiday Special (Infected) by Andrea Speed Memorizing You by Dan Skinner More Than Everything (Family, #3) by Cardeno C. Unwrapping Hank (Unwrapping Hank, #1) by Eli Easton Country Mouse (Country Mouse, #1) by Amy Lane Tournament of Losers by Megan Derr Jason's Fall (The Rift Book 1) by James Lee Hard Strong Side (Eastshore Tigers, #1) by Alison Hendricks The Stocking was Hung (The Holidays, #1) by Tara Sivec Wide Awake (Wide Awake, #1) by Kade Boehme Reasonable Doubt (Boys in Blue, #2) by Mia Watts Harley's Achilles (The Rock Series, #3) by Sandrine Gasq-Dion Salvaging Toby's Heart by Lexi Ander The Wizard's Desire by Anna Wineheart THIRDS Beyond the Books Volume 1 (THIRDS) by Charlie Cochet


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message 33: by Sarah (last edited Mar 14, 2017 05:10PM) (new)

Sarah | 52 comments Level 2- Read any 10 books- Meet the Archie Gang

Complete 10/10

1. In 2004, Veronica lost her bikini top to a wave. Racy!
- Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover. Red Hot Santa by Cherry Adair 1/4/17

2. Kevin Keller- The first openly gay character in Archie Comics. Kevin is an aspiring journalist, with many hobbies including collecting comics and competitive eating.
- Read a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book. Jacob (Nightwalkers, #1) by Jacquelyn Frank 1/16/17

3. Big Moose's real name is Marmaduke Mason.
- Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone) Dangerous Desires (A-Tac, #2) by Dee Davis 1/23/17

4. Jughead's real first name is Forsythe.
-Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname. The Spymaster's Lady (Spymasters, #1) by Joanna Bourne2/3/17


5. The Archies' rock band consisted of Archie Andrews on lead guitar and vocals, Reggie Mantle on bass, Jughead Jones on drums, Veronica Lodge on keyboard and Betty Cooper on tambourine.
-Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people). Can't Get Enough (River Bend, #2) by Molly McLain 2/4/17

6. Jughead Jones-Archie's best friend ever since they met as children is named Forsythe. Jughead is obsessed with food, and is a moocher, constantly asking his friends, especially Archie, for money and food. he maintains loyalty to Archie, and is usually the one who has to bail him out of trouble. He usually wears his trademark gray crown beanie.
- Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover. Love at First Sight (Cupid, Texas, #1) by Lori Wilde 2/19/17

7. True to his Scottish roots, Archie can play the bagpipes and has worn a kilt.
- Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance. A Lady Awakened (Blackshear Family, #1) by Cecilia Grant 3/6/17

8. Veronica Lodge-Veronica (sometimes called Ronnie or Ron by her close friends) is a very rich girl, the daughter of the billionaire Hiram Lodge. She is a spendthrift, quite spoiled and very vain, but gets along well with most of her classmates. Like her best friend Betty, she is romantically obsessed with Archie and constantly competes for his affections, though she is quick to fall in love with the next hunk around the corner, and occasionally dates Reggie. She rarely gets along with Jughead due to his sloppiness.
- Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R. The Vampire's Kiss (Valorian Chronicles #5) by Vivi Anna 2/27/17

9. Today, there are a number of highly successful Archie spinoff series, like Afterlife with Archie, in which Jughead is a zombie.
- Read a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series. A Wolf's Heart (Valorian Chronicles #6) by Vivi Anna 3/14/17

10. Archie comic's first openly gay character, Kevin Keller, appeared in Veronica #202 in Sept. 2010. The issue was so popular it prompted the series first- ever reprint.
- Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing. Starfish and Coffee by Kele Moon 3/10/17


message 34: by MyzanM (last edited Mar 11, 2017 06:55AM) (new)

MyzanM | 135 comments Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics! Quarterly Challenge
Dec. 15, 2016- March 14, 2017


Books completed: 20/20
Bonus Books Completed: 7/5


TASKS:
✔️1. Read a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, 12/30

✔️ 2. Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover. Deep Magic, 12/31

✔️ 3. Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red.(bonus if you can find a red car!)
Grant's Mechanic, 3/10

✔️ 4. Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance. Highland Heat, 1/7

✔️ 5. Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover. Muscling Through, 12/30

✔️ 6. Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. Blue Blue Eyes: Blue Blue Eyes, 1/8

✔️ 7. Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials How to Howl at the Moon by Eli Easton, 12/28

✔️ 8. Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname. Blame it on Mistletoe, 12/15

✔️ 9. Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover. Christmas at the Comfort Food Cafe, 12/27

✔️ 10. Read a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series. His to Protect, 1/9

✔️ 11. Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people). The Unwilling Adventurer, 12/15

✔️ 12. Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing. Comfort and Joy, 12/26

✔️ 13. Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle. Sleigh Ride, 12/29

✔️ 14. Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school. Dumb Jock, 1/26

✔️ 15. Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R. In Hot Pursuit, 1/8

✔️ 16. Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover. The Winter Courtship Rituals of Fur-Bearing Critters, 12/17

✔️ 17. Read a book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves, or a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts). How to Marry a Matador, 12/26

✔️ 18. Read a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover. You Belong With Me, 12/21

✔️ 19. Read a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book. Holiday Outing, 12/25

✔️ 20. Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it. Love Unscripted, 1/3



BONUS TASKS:
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship. - Just a Bit Confusing, 1/19
2. Music - Forever Is Now, 1/6
3. Family - A Family Affair. 12/23 - Love Letters, Inc, 1/18
4. Witchcraft - Trollbunden, 2/2
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters) - Hybrid Mates: The Complete Series, 12/29 - An Unauthorized Field Guide to the Hunt, 1/6

**There is no minimum page requirement for this challenge. Audiobooks and rereads are allowed.**


message 35: by Fran, Moderator (new)

Fran | 9122 comments Happy 75th Anniversary Archie
Read: 4/10
Bonus Read: 0/5

Tasks-Fun Facts about the Archie Comics:
1. time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character.
2. Water on the cover:
3. Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red.(bonus if you can find a red car!)
4. Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.
5. Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover.
6. Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)
7. Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone)
8. MC goes by Nickname
9. Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover.
10. Paranormal Romance:
11. Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people).Darth Vader and Friends 12/15
12. Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.
Characters-
13.Archie Andrews - Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.
14.Betty Cooper - Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school.
15.Veronica Lodge -
16.Jughead Jones - Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover.
17.Reggie Mantle -
18.Moose Mason - animal on the cover. Vader's Little Princess 12/15
19.Kevin Keller - an author's debut book.Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe 12/19
20.Terry "Pop" Tate -older character in it.Goodnight Darth Vader 12/15

Darth Vader and Friends by Jeffrey Brown Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz Vader's Little Princess by Jeffrey Brown Goodnight Darth Vader by Jeffrey Brown


message 36: by Emily (last edited Jun 03, 2017 01:58PM) (new)

Emily | 318 comments Forgot to post mine
Tasks- 12.15-3.14
Fun Facts about the Archie Comics-
1. In an upcoming special issue, the Archies travel back in time and meet legendary punk band the Ramones. - Twist by Stacy Gail 12.25
2. In 2004, Veronica lost her bikini top to a wave. Racy! = Until Ashlyn by Aurora Rose Reynolds 12.30
3. Archie's ancient red jalopy - which was forever breaking down and being repaired by Betty Cooper - was a 1916 Ford Model T. In more recent comics, he's seen driving a red Ford Mustang from the 1960s. Powershift-Skid Row Kings by Winter Travers 12.19
4. True to his Scottish roots, Archie can play the bagpipes and has worn a kilt.
- Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.
5. Though Jughead's love of food is legendary, he's generous if others are hungry. He's given a bag of candy to a penniless boy and donated pizzas to a soup kitchen where he volunteered. Boomtown by Lani Lynn Vale 1.1
6. The iconic Archies song "Sugar, Sugar" was rumoured to be offered to the Monkees before the Archies.
- Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)
7. Big Moose's real name is Marmaduke Mason.
- Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone)
8. Jughead's real first name is Forsythe. - Scout by Stacy Gail 12.30
9. Betty is allergic to strawberries. Veronica once fed them to her so that she could steal Betty's modelling job. Sweet Ride by Dani Wyatt 12.22
10. Today, there are a number of highly successful Archie spinoff series, like Afterlife with Archie, in which Jughead is a zombie. Rusty Nail by Lani Lynn Vale 12.30
11. The Archies' rock band consisted of Archie Andrews on lead guitar and vocals, Reggie Mantle on bass, Jughead Jones on drums, Veronica Lodge on keyboard and Betty Cooper on tambourine. Bang Switch by Lani Lynn Vale 12.15
12. Archie comic's first openly gay character, Kevin Keller, appeared in Veronica #202 in Sept. 2010. The issue was so popular it prompted the series first- ever reprint. My Champion by Alanea Alder 12.28


Characters-
13.Archie Andrews- Archie is a typical small-town teenager. Generous, well-mannered, but clumsy, he is genuinely liked by many of his friends. Archie goes crazy when he sees an attractive girl, but his two main crushes are Veronica Lodge and Betty Cooper, forming the love triangle driving the comic's plot-lines. He has the best intentions, but often comes into conflict with Veronica's father Hiram Lodge and Riverdale High's principal, Waldo Weatherbee. As the lead singer of The Archies, Archie performs with Betty and Veronica, as well as his rival Reggie, and best buddy Jughead. Train Wreck by Bijou Hunter 12.30
14.Betty Cooper-The very kind hearted, though temperamental girl next door. She is romantically obsessed with Archie. She has a passion for writing and is a good student, athlete, cook, and auto mechanic. Cheeky Christmas by Aria Cole 12.20
15.Veronica Lodge-Veronica (sometimes called Ronnie or Ron by her close friends) is a very rich girl, the daughter of the billionaire Hiram Lodge. She is a spendthrift, quite spoiled and very vain, but gets along well with most of her classmates. Like her best friend Betty, she is romantically obsessed with Archie and constantly competes for his affections, though she is quick to fall in love with the next hunk around the corner, and occasionally dates Reggie. She rarely gets along with Jughead due to his sloppiness. - Payne by Stacy Gail 12.26
16.Jughead Jones-Archie's best friend ever since they met as children is named Forsythe. Jughead is obsessed with food, and is a moocher, constantly asking his friends, especially Archie, for money and food. he maintains loyalty to Archie, and is usually the one who has to bail him out of trouble. He usually wears his trademark gray crown beanie. Double Tap by Lani Lynn Vale 12.30
17.Reggie Mantle-Archie’s main rival, particularly for Veronica's affections. Though they are ultimately good friends, he often taunts Archie and does not understand why girls prefer to date him. He is highly vain and conceited, thinks he can date anyone he wants, and expects everyone to think the world of him. Frederick by Esther E Schmidt 12.30
18.Moose Mason-Marmaduke Mason is a muscular star athlete who is a poor student, He is dimwitted and can be easily manipulated by others, particularly Reggie. At the same time, he is also kind, sensitive and helpful toward his closest friends. Highway Dont Care by Lani Lynn Vale 1.2
19.Kevin Keller- The first openly gay character in Archie Comics. Kevin is an aspiring journalist, with many hobbies including collecting comics and competitive eating. With Us by Layla Frost 1.3
20.Terry "Pop" Tate- is the owner and manager of the Chok'lit Shoppe, an ice cream parlor and frequent hangout of Archie's Gang. Pop Tate is the self-designated philanthropist for the Archie gang, hearing about their problems while serving ice cream and a variety of other goodies. Player! A Walker Brothers Novel by J.S. Scott 12.19


*Bonus -
Josie and the Pussycats-
Josie and the Pussycats became its own comic book about a fictional rock band, in 1963. Dirty Together by Meghan March 12.15
2. Melody- a cute blond, She is an absent-minded, bubbly sort of character who provides much of the comic relief of the series - Charge to my line by Lani Lynn Vale 12.26
3. Valerie- plays the bass and is the main songwriter. good at science and a skilled auto mechanic Dirty Billionaire by Meghan March 12.18

Sabrina the Teenage Witch-
Sabrina the Teenage Witch is a comic book series published by Archie Comics about the adventures of a fictional teenager named Sabrina Spellman. She first appeared in Archie's Madhouse #22 (cover-dated Oct. 1962).
The series' premise is that Sabrina, a "half-witch" – her mother is an ordinary human, or "mortal" as witches refer to them, while her father is a witch – lives with her two aunts, Hilda and Zelda Spellman, both witches themselves, in the fictional town of Greendale, which is located somewhere near Riverdale, the home of Archie Andrews. Also living with the three women as the family pet is Salem Saberhagen, a witch who's been turned into a cat as punishment for world domination attempts.
4. Sabrina-Sweet Surrender by Georgette St. Clair 2.3
5. Salem Saberhagen: the Spellmans' American shorthair cat. Salem was formerly a witch, who was turned into a cat as punishment by the Witches' Council for plotting to take over the world. Salem has the ability to talk and possesses a sarcastic and somewhat self-centered attitude. Shooter by Dahlia West 1.7

Bonus Tasks-
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship Home Tears- by Tijan 12.18
2. Music Dirty Pleasures by Meghan March 12.30
3. Family- My Step-Dad's Brtoher by Fiona Davenport 12.26
4. Witchcraft - Penmort Castle by Kristen Ashley 1.13
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters) 


message 37: by Stephanie (last edited Mar 01, 2017 08:00PM) (new)

Stephanie | 333 comments Happy 75th Anniversary Archie Comics!
Duration: Dec. 15, 2016 - March 14, 2017
Level 4 and Bonus
Completed: 21/25


1. Agonize by Xavier Neal 01/02/17

2. Dark Prince by Michelle M. Pillow 12/15/16

3. Slow Burn by Julie Garwood 11/13/17

4. The Duke's Holiday by Maggie Fenton 12/23/16

5. Defying the Odds by Kele Moon 01/03/17

6. Ashes, Ashes by Jo Treggiari 02/13/17

7. Jovah's Angel by Sharon Shinn 12/17/16

8. Hard Mated by Jennifer Ashley 01/02/17

9. Kill For Me by Karen Rose 01/01/17

10. Warrior Prince by Michelle M. Pillow 12/18/16

11. Legally Wed by N.M. Silber 01/07/17

12. Y Negative by Kelly Haworth 02/15/17

13. Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.

14. The Promise by Kristen Ashley 01/08/17

15. Lost Girl by Colleen Vanderlinden 01/04/17

16. Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover.

17. The Billionaire's Obsession ~ Simon by J.S. Scott 12/28/16

18. Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier 01/16/17


19. Reno's Chance by Lora Leigh 01/02/17

20. Fly With Me by Chanel Cleeton 12/27/16

BONUS

21: Everlasting Bad Boys (Anthology) 01/05/17

22:

23:

24: Vicious Circle by Linda Robertson 02/06/17

25: The Star Witch by Linda Winstead Jones 01/31/17


message 38: by Pam (last edited Jan 02, 2017 10:42AM) (new)

Pam | 1045 comments Archie Comics Quarterly Challenge- Dec. 15, 2016- March 14, 2017

Level 1-Read any 5 books- Visit Riverdale
Level 2- Read any 10 books- Meet the Archie Gang
Level 3- Read any 15 books- Hang out at Pop's Soda Shop
Level 4- Read any 20 books- Date one of the gang!
Bonus- 5 books (can be added to any level)

Tasks-
Fun Facts about the Archie Comics-
1. In an upcoming special issue, the Archies travel back in time and meet legendary punk band the Ramones.Read a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character.
2. In 2004, Veronica lost her bikini top to a wave. Racy! Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover.
3. Archie's ancient red jalopy - which was forever breaking down and being repaired by Betty Cooper - was a 1916 Ford Model T. In more recent comics, he's seen driving a red Ford Mustang from the 1960s. Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red.(bonus if you can find a red car!) One Snowy Night (Heartbreaker Bay, #2.5) by Jill Shalvis

4. True to his Scottish roots, Archie can play the bagpipes and has worn a kilt.Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance. If I Only Had a Duke (The Disgraceful Dukes, #2) by Lenora Bell

5. Though Jughead's love of food is legendary, he's generous if others are hungry. He's given a bag of candy to a penniless boy and donated pizzas to a soup kitchen where he volunteered. Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover.
6. The iconic Archies song "Sugar, Sugar" was rumoured to be offered to the Monkees before the Archies. Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)
7. Big Moose's real name is Marmaduke Mason. Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone)
8. Jughead's real first name is Forsythe. Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname. The Hooker and the Hermit (Rugby, #1) by L.H. Cosway
9. Betty is allergic to strawberries. Veronica once fed them to her so that she could steal Betty's modelling job. Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover. The Lost Girls (Lucy Kincaid, #11) by Allison Brennan

10. Today, there are a number of highly successful Archie spinoff series, like Afterlife with Archie, in which Jughead is a zombie. Read a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series.
11. The Archies' rock band consisted of Archie Andrews on lead guitar and vocals, Reggie Mantle on bass, Jughead Jones on drums, Veronica Lodge on keyboard and Betty Cooper on tambourine. Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people).
12. Archie comic's first openly gay character, Kevin Keller, appeared in Veronica #202 in Sept. 2010. The issue was so popular it prompted the series first- ever reprint. Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.

Characters-
13.Archie Andrews- Archie is a typical small-town teenager. Generous, well-mannered, but clumsy, he is genuinely liked by many of his friends. Archie goes crazy when he sees an attractive girl, but his two main crushes are Veronica Lodge and Betty Cooper, forming the love triangle driving the comic's plot-lines. He has the best intentions, but often comes into conflict with Veronica's father Hiram Lodge and Riverdale High's principal, Waldo Weatherbee. As the lead singer of The Archies, Archie performs with Betty and Veronica, as well as his rival Reggie, and best buddy Jughead.
- Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.
14.Betty Cooper-The very kind hearted, though temperamental girl next door. She is romantically obsessed with Archie. She has a passion for writing and is a good student, athlete, cook, and auto mechanic.
- Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school.
15.Veronica Lodge-Veronica (sometimes called Ronnie or Ron by her close friends) is a very rich girl, the daughter of the billionaire Hiram Lodge. She is a spendthrift, quite spoiled and very vain, but gets along well with most of her classmates. Like her best friend Betty, she is romantically obsessed with Archie and constantly competes for his affections, though she is quick to fall in love with the next hunk around the corner, and occasionally dates Reggie. She rarely gets along with Jughead due to his sloppiness.
- Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R. Shopping for a Billionaire (Shopping for a Billionaire, #1) by Julia Kent

16.Jughead Jones-Archie's best friend ever since they met as children is named Forsythe. Jughead is obsessed with food, and is a moocher, constantly asking his friends, especially Archie, for money and food. he maintains loyalty to Archie, and is usually the one who has to bail him out of trouble. He usually wears his trademark gray crown beanie.
- Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover.
17.Reggie Mantle-Archie’s main rival, particularly for Veronica's affections. Though they are ultimately good friends, he often taunts Archie and does not understand why girls prefer to date him. He is highly vain and conceited, thinks he can date anyone he wants, and expects everyone to think the world of him.
- Read a book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves, or a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts)
18.Moose Mason-Marmaduke Mason is a muscular star athlete who is a poor student, He is dimwitted and can be easily manipulated by others, particularly Reggie. At the same time, he is also kind, sensitive and helpful toward his closest friends.
- Read a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover.
19.Kevin Keller- The first openly gay character in Archie Comics. Kevin is an aspiring journalist, with many hobbies including collecting comics and competitive eating.
- Read a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book.
20.Terry "Pop" Tate- is the owner and manager of the Chok'lit Shoppe, an ice cream parlor and frequent hangout of Archie's Gang. Pop Tate is the self-designated philanthropist for the Archie gang, hearing about their problems while serving ice cream and a variety of other goodies.
- Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it.


*Bonus Tasks -Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
Josie and the Pussycats
Sabrina the Teenage Witch

(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship
2. Music
3. Family
4. Witchcraft
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters)


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Amber Gray | 715 comments 11/20

Level 4- Read any 20 books- Date one of the gang!

Tasks-
Fun Facts about the Archie Comics-
1. Read a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character.

2. Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover.

3. Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red.(bonus if you can find a red car!)

4. Sweetest Scoundrel - Elizabeth Hoyt 2/22/17

5. Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover.

6. Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)

7. The Beach House - Mary Alice Monroe 3/2/17

8. Top Secret Twenty-One - Janet Evanovich 1/13/17

9. Feversong - Karen Marie Moning 1/22/17

10. The Curse of Tenth Grave - Darynda Jones 2/19/17

11. Summer Rental - Mary Kay Andrews 2/4/17

12. Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.

13. Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.

14. Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school.

15. Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R.

16. Lost Dogs and Lonely Hearts - Lucy Dillon 1/8/17

17. Pop Goes the Murder - Kristi Abbott 2/8/17

18. All Fudged Up - Nancy Coco 2/12/17

19. The Sun Is Also a Star - Nicola Yoon 1/17/17

20. Summer by the Sea - Susan Wiggs 1/5/17



Sweetest Scoundrel (Maiden Lane, #9) by Elizabeth Hoyt The Beach House by Mary Alice Monroe Top Secret Twenty-One (Stephanie Plum, #21) by Janet Evanovich Feversong (Fever, #9) by Karen Marie Moning The Curse of Tenth Grave (Charley Davidson, #10) by Darynda Jones Summer Rental by Mary Kay Andrews Lost Dogs and Lonely Hearts by Lucy Dillon Pop Goes the Murder (Popcorn Shop Mystery #2) by Kristi Abbott All Fudged Up (Candy-Coated, #1) by Nancy CoCo The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon Summer by the Sea by Susan Wiggs


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Fran | 9122 comments Happy 75th Anniversary Archie

Read: 6/10


Tasks-Fun Facts about the Archie Comics:
1. time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character.
2. Water on the cover:
3. Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red.(bonus if you can find a red car!)
4. Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.
5. Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover.
6. Read a book whose title repeats two of the words-Princess Princess Ever After 1/7
7. Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone)
8. MC goes by Nickname
9. Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover.
10. Paranormal Romance:
11. Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people).Darth Vader and Friends 12/15
12. Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.
Characters-
13.Archie Andrews - Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.
14.Betty Cooper - a character who likes to cook- Everybody Sees the Ants 1/7
15.Veronica Lodge -
16.Jughead Jones - Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover.
17.Reggie Mantle -
18.Moose Mason - animal on the cover. Vader's Little Princess 12/15
19.Kevin Keller - an author's debut book.Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe 12/19
20.Terry "Pop" Tate -older character in it.Goodnight Darth Vader 12/15

Darth Vader and Friends by Jeffrey Brown Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz Vader's Little Princess by Jeffrey Brown Goodnight Darth Vader by Jeffrey Brown Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O'Neill Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King


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Ethel | 703 comments Yay, finished! Post #22 :)


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J.C. (LadyRose1011) | 377 comments I know I am coming in late, hopefully ya'll don't mind and I can back date?

Archie Comics Quarterly Challenge- Dec. 15, 2016- March 14, 2017
Level 4 + Bonus.

20/20 + 5/5 COMPLETED!!!

Tasks-
Fun Facts about the Archie Comics-
1. In an upcoming special issue, the Archies travel back in time and meet legendary punk band the Ramones.
-Read a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character. Temper: A Bad Boy Romance Temper A Bad Boy Romance (Halfway to Freedom Book 1) by Kaylee Kazarian Kaylee Kazarian { 12/29/16}

2. In 2004, Veronica lost her bikini top to a wave. Racy!
- Read a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover. Mud Vein Mud Vein by Tarryn Fisher Tarryn Fisher {1-10-17}

3. Archie's ancient red jalopy - which was forever breaking down and being repaired by Betty Cooper - was a 1916 Ford Model T. In more recent comics, he's seen driving a red Ford Mustang from the 1960s.
-Read a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red.(bonus if you can find a red car!) Hot Shot Hot Shot by Denise Annette Devine Denise Annette Devine {1-13-17}

4. True to his Scottish roots, Archie can play the bagpipes and has worn a kilt.
- Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.
Dark Alpha's Claim Dark Alpha's Claim (Reaper #1) by Donna Grant Donna Grant {1-14-17}

5. Though Jughead's love of food is legendary, he's generous if others are hungry. He's given a bag of candy to a penniless boy and donated pizzas to a soup kitchen where he volunteered.
- Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover. A January Bride A January Bride (A Year of Weddings, #2) by Deborah Raney A January Bride {1-12-17}

6. The iconic Archies song "Sugar, Sugar" was rumoured to be offered to the Monkees before the Archies.
- Read a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)

Rock Addiction Rock Addiction (Rock Kiss, #1) by Nalini Singh Nalini Singh {2-7-17}

7. Big Moose's real name is Marmaduke Mason.
- Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone) Good Girl Good Girl (Love Unexpectedly, #2) by Lauren Layne Lauren Layne {1-4-17}

8. Jughead's real first name is Forsythe.
-Read a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname.
Six Brothers Six Brothers (Gypsy Brothers, #2) by Lili St. Germain Lili St. Germain {1-9-17}

9. Betty is allergic to strawberries. Veronica once fed them to her so that she could steal Betty's modelling job.
- Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover. Sweet Surrender Sweet Surrender (Sweet, #1) by Maya Banks Maya Banks {12-21-16}

10. Today, there are a number of highly successful Archie spinoff series, like Afterlife with Archie, in which Jughead is a zombie.
- Read a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series.
The Curse of Tenth Grave The Curse of Tenth Grave (Charley Davidson, #10) by Darynda Jones Darynda Jones {12-29-16}

11. The Archies' rock band consisted of Archie Andrews on lead guitar and vocals, Reggie Mantle on bass, Jughead Jones on drums, Veronica Lodge on keyboard and Betty Cooper on tambourine.
-Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people). Bightmares Bightmares (Deep Space Mission Corps #2) by Tymber Dalton Tymber Dalton {12-23-16}

12. Archie comic's first openly gay character, Kevin Keller, appeared in Veronica #202 in Sept. 2010. The issue was so popular it prompted the series first- ever reprint.
- Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.

Voodoo 'n' Vice Voodoo 'n' Vice (Galactic Alliance #3) by K.C. Burn K.C. Burn {1-30-17} &

Love in Stero (PDF format) special to authors followers 111 pages M/M futureistic Male Pregro.. 5 Stars by: Aiden Bates {1-15-17}

Characters-
13.Archie Andrews- Archie is a typical small-town teenager. Generous, well-mannered, but clumsy, he is genuinely liked by many of his friends. Archie goes crazy when he sees an attractive girl, but his two main crushes are Veronica Lodge and Betty Cooper, forming the love triangle driving the comic's plot-lines. He has the best intentions, but often comes into conflict with Veronica's father Hiram Lodge and Riverdale High's principal, Waldo Weatherbee. As the lead singer of The Archies, Archie performs with Betty and Veronica, as well as his rival Reggie, and best buddy Jughead.
- Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle. Royal Royal (Rixton Falls #1) by Winter Renshaw Winter Renshaw {1-12-17}

14.Betty Cooper-The very kind hearted, though temperamental girl next door. She is romantically obsessed with Archie. She has a passion for writing and is a good student, athlete, cook, and auto mechanic.
- Read a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school.
Smut Smut by Karina Halle Smut {12-27-16}

15.Veronica Lodge-Veronica (sometimes called Ronnie or Ron by her close friends) is a very rich girl, the daughter of the billionaire Hiram Lodge. She is a spendthrift, quite spoiled and very vain, but gets along well with most of her classmates. Like her best friend Betty, she is romantically obsessed with Archie and constantly competes for his affections, though she is quick to fall in love with the next hunk around the corner, and occasionally dates Reggie. She rarely gets along with Jughead due to his sloppiness.
- Read a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R. - A Rich Man's Whim A Rich Man's Whim (A Bride For A Billionaire #1) by Lynne Graham Lynne Graham {12-26-16}

16.Jughead Jones-Archie's best friend ever since they met as children is named Forsythe. Jughead is obsessed with food, and is a moocher, constantly asking his friends, especially Archie, for money and food. he maintains loyalty to Archie, and is usually the one who has to bail him out of trouble. He usually wears his trademark gray crown beanie.
- Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover. -
Suddenly Royal Suddenly Royal (The Royals, #1) by Nichole Chase Nichole Chase {12-30-16}

17.Reggie Mantle-Archie’s main rival, particularly for Veronica's affections. Though they are ultimately good friends, he often taunts Archie and does not understand why girls prefer to date him. He is highly vain and conceited, thinks he can date anyone he wants, and expects everyone to think the world of him.
- Read a book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves, or a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts) Seven Sons Seven Sons (Gypsy Brothers, #1) by Lili St. Germain Lili St. Germain {12-31-16}

18.Moose Mason-Marmaduke Mason is a muscular star athlete who is a poor student, He is dimwitted and can be easily manipulated by others, particularly Reggie. At the same time, he is also kind, sensitive and helpful toward his closest friends.
- Read a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover. -
Dark Debt Dark Debt (Chicagoland Vampires, #11) by Chloe Neill Chloe Neill {1-17-17}

19.Kevin Keller- The first openly gay character in Archie Comics. Kevin is an aspiring journalist, with many hobbies including collecting comics and competitive eating.
- Read a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book.
The Alien's Obsession: Battle for a Bride The Alien's Obsession Battle for a Bride by Terra Tessanova Terra Tessanova {1-4-17}

20.Terry "Pop" Tate- is the owner and manager of the Chok'lit Shoppe, an ice cream parlor and frequent hangout of Archie's Gang. Pop Tate is the self-designated philanthropist for the Archie gang, hearing about their problems while serving ice cream and a variety of other goodies.
- Read a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it. Traded Traded by Rebecca Brooke Rebecca Brooke {1-6-17} Crime family son who collects money for dad and ownes a few restraunts and is a chef also!!


*Bonus -
Josie and the Pussycats-
Josie was introduced in Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #23 (Winter 1962-1963). Occasionally Josie and her friends would appear in "crossover" issues with the main Archie characters.
Josie and the Pussycats became its own comic book about a fictional rock band, in 1963.
1 .Josie- levelheaded, sweet-natured redhead. She is the lead vocalist and plays guitar.
2. Melody- a cute blond, She is an absent-minded, bubbly sort of character who provides much of the comic relief of the series
3. Valerie- plays the bass and is the main songwriter. good at science and a skilled auto mechanic

Sabrina the Teenage Witch-
Sabrina the Teenage Witch is a comic book series published by Archie Comics about the adventures of a fictional teenager named Sabrina Spellman. She first appeared in Archie's Madhouse #22 (cover-dated Oct. 1962).
The series' premise is that Sabrina, a "half-witch" – her mother is an ordinary human, or "mortal" as witches refer to them, while her father is a witch – lives with her two aunts, Hilda and Zelda Spellman, both witches themselves, in the fictional town of Greendale, which is located somewhere near Riverdale, the home of Archie Andrews. Also living with the three women as the family pet is Salem Saberhagen, a witch who's been turned into a cat as punishment for world domination attempts.
4. Sabrina- the lead character of the series. In the early comic series, Sabrina is a well-meaning girl, but she struggles with constant pressure to be "bad" from all the other witches around her, especially her aunts, as well as learning to master her powers.
5. Salem Saberhagen: the Spellmans' American shorthair cat. Salem was formerly a witch, who was turned into a cat as punishment by the Witches' Council for plotting to take over the world. Salem has the ability to talk and possesses a sarcastic and somewhat self-centered attitude.

Bonus Tasks- 5/5
Read 5 books that include any or all of the following :
(items below can be used more than once, or not at all. i.e. you can read all 5 books about music if you choose to)
1. Friendship: Spider Bight Spider Bight (Deep Space Mission Corps #3) by Tymber Dalton Tymber Dalton {12-27-16}
2. Music
3. Family: <1>Human and Freakn' Human and Freakn' (Freakn' Shifters, #4) by Eve Langlais Eve Langlais {1-3-17}
<2> Recklessly Royal Recklessly Royal (The Royals, #2) by Nichole Chase Nichole Chase {1-6-17}
<3> Taken Taken (Give & Take, #1) by Kelli Maine Kelli Maine {1-23-17}
<4> Zarif's Convenient Queen Zarif's Convenient Queen (The Legacies of Powerful Men, #3) by Lynne Graham Lynne Graham {1-24-17}
4. Witchcraft
5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters) Human and Freakn' Human and Freakn' (Freakn' Shifters, #4) by Eve Langlais Eve Langlais {1-3-17}


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Fran | 9122 comments Ethel wrote: "Yay, finished! Post #22 :)"

Congrats Ethel!!


message 46: by Fran, Moderator (last edited Jan 13, 2017 11:28AM) (new)

Fran | 9122 comments Happy 75th Anniversary Archie
Level 2- Read any 10 books- Meet the Archie Gang
Read: 9/10


Tasks-Fun Facts about the Archie Comics:
1. time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character.
2. Naked torso on the cover: Rock Me Crazy 1/7
3. Red on cover- El Deafo 1/12
4. Read a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.
5. Read a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover.
6. Read a book whose title repeats two of the words-Princess Princess Ever After 1/7
7. Read a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone)
8. MC goes by Nickname
9. Read a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover.
10. Paranormal Romance: My Demon Saint 1/12
11. Read a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people).Darth Vader and Friends 12/15
12. Read an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.
Characters-
13.Archie Andrews - Read a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.
14.Betty Cooper - a character who likes to cook- Everybody Sees the Ants 1/7
15.Veronica Lodge -
16.Jughead Jones - Read a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover.
17.Reggie Mantle -
18.Moose Mason - animal on the cover. Vader's Little Princess 12/15
19.Kevin Keller - an author's debut book.Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe 12/19
20.Terry "Pop" Tate -older character in it.Goodnight Darth Vader 12/15

Darth Vader and Friends by Jeffrey Brown Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz Vader's Little Princess by Jeffrey Brown Goodnight Darth Vader by Jeffrey Brown Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O'Neill Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King Rock Me Crazy (Rock Me, #3) by Juliette Jaye My Demon Saint (Shifting Reality, #2) by R.G. Alexander El Deafo by Cece Bell


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MountainKat | 8682 comments J.C. wrote: "I know I am coming in late, hopefully ya'll don't mind and I can back date?"

Yes, you can back date as long as the book was started within the time frame of the challenge! Enjoy!


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J.C. (LadyRose1011) | 377 comments MountainKat wrote: "J.C. wrote: "I know I am coming in late, hopefully ya'll don't mind and I can back date?"

Yes, you can back date as long as the book was started within the time frame of the challenge! Enjoy!"


Thank you!!

For the LGBT book, I just read an ARC PDF file book by Aiden Bates
Book is called Love in Stereo!! It's a Male Preg, 2nd chance at love between an Omega and a regular male it's not on Goodreads yet...it's 111 pages can I use it?


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Mojca | 1189 comments All done - dating one of the gang with a bonus. ;)

Tasks:
1. Travel back in time and meet the RamonesRead a book with time travel or a story with a 'punk' or rough around the edges character.
A Carnal Agreement (Regency Intrigue, #1) by Silvia Violet A Carnal Agreement by Sylvia Violet ✔ 12 Jan

2. Lost bikini topRead a book published in 2004 or a book with a naked torso or water on the cover.
Deadly Shadows (Deadly, #1) by Jaycee Clark Deadly Shadows by Jaycee Clark ✔ 10 Jan

3. Archie's ancient red jalopyRead a book with a car or any type of vehicle on the cover, or a book cover that has the color red.(bonus if you can find a red car!)
Waking Evil (Mindhunters, #2) by Kylie Brant Waking Evil by Kylie Brant ✔ 22 Dec

4. Bagpipes and kiltRead a book set in Scotland or a character from Scotland, or a Historical romance.
Deadly Beginnings (Deadly, #0.5) by Jaycee Clark Deadly Beginnings by Jaycee Clark ✔ 9 Jan

5. Jughead loves food and being generousRead a book with an altruistic, good-hearted character, or a book with something round on the cover.
El Príncipe by Salva Rubio El Príncipe by Salva Rubio ✔ 5 Jan

6. "Sugar, Sugar" songRead a book whose title repeats two of the words, or a book with a band or concert in the story. (i.e. Love Me or Lose Me, One Plus One Equals Trouble)
All I Want For Christmas by Nora Roberts All I Want For Christmas by Nora Roberts ✔ 17 Dec

7. Marmaduke Mason a.k.a. Big MooseRead a book whose author goes by a pseudonym, or uses more than one pen name, or has repeating initials ( i.e. Melissa McClone)
Midnight Lies (Wildefire, #2) by Ella Grace Midnight Lies by Ella Grace ✔ 17 Dec

8. Forsythe a.k.a. JugheadRead a book with a character that hides their identity, or has amnesia, or goes by a nickname.
Hanover House (The Evelyn Talbot Chronicles, #0.5) by Brenda Novak Hanover House by Brenda Novak ✔ 18 Dec

9. Strawberry allergyRead a book with a devious character, or a book with food on the cover.
Waking Nightmare (Mindhunters, #1) by Kylie Brant Waking Nightmare by Kylie Brant ✔ 20 Dec

10. SpinoffsRead a Paranormal Romance, or a book with zombies or a book that is part of a series.
Deadly Intent (Mindhunters, #4) by Kylie Brant Deadly Intent by Kylie Brant ✔ 25 Dec

11. Rock bandRead a book that has a group of friends in the story, or a book with more than 2 people on the cover (needs to be people).
Midnight Shadows (Wildefire, #3) by Ella Grace Midnight Shadows by Ella Grace ✔ 17 Dec

12. Kevin Keller - first openly gay characterRead an LGBT book, or a book with an LGBT character, or a book that has had more than one printing.
Home for Christmas by Nora Roberts Home for Christmas by Nora Roberts ✔ 17 Dec


Characters:
13. Archie AndrewsRead a small-town romance or a romance containing a love triangle.
El principe 2 (El Príncipe, #2) by Salva Rubio El principe 2 by Salva Rubio ✔ 7 Jan

14. Betty CooperRead a book with an innocent, or kind character or a character who likes to cook or work on cars, or a book with a scene set in a school.
How to Become a Lady by Hannah West How to Become a Lady by Hannah West ✔ 19 Dec

15. Veronica LodgeRead a book with a wealthy or vain character, or a book whose author has an initial of V, L, or R.
Waking the Dead (Mindhunters, #3) by Kylie Brant Waking the Dead by Kylie Brant ✔ 24 Dec

16. Jughead JonesRead a book with a 'knight in shining armor' character, or a character who needs a friend's help, or a book with a hat, or crown on the cover.
Deadly Sins (Mindhunters, #6) by Kylie Brant Deadly Sins by Kylie Brant ✔ 2 Jan

17. Reggie MantleRead a book with a character who thinks very highly of themselves, or a book with a title that has repeating letters in one of the words (i.e. Apples Should Be Read, Just Desserts)
Herbert West Reanimator by H.P. Lovecraft Herbert West: Reanimator by H.P. Lovecraft ✔ 6 Jan

18. Moose MasonRead a book with an athletic character, or a sensitive character, or read a book with any kind of sports equipment or an animal on the cover.
Deadly Dreams (Mindhunters, #5) by Kylie Brant Deadly Dreams by Kylie Brant ✔ 27 Dec

19. Kevin KellerRead a book with a character who likes to write, or a character who is competitive, or a book that is the first in a series or an author's debut book.
Midnight Secrets (Wildefire, #1) by Ella Grace Midnight Secrets by Ella Grace ✔ 15 Dec

20. Terry "Pop" TateRead a book with a character in the food industry, or a business owner, or a book with an older character in it.
Temptation by Nora Roberts Temptation by Nora Roberts ✔ 6 Jan


Bonus:
1. Friendship
The Gathering Dusk (Killer Instinct, #0.5) by Cynthia Eden The Gathering Dusk by Cynthia Eden ✔ 9 Jan

3. Family
Deadly Ties (Deadly, #2) by Jaycee Clark Deadly Ties by Jaycee Clark ✔ 12 Jan

Magic in the Wind The Drake Sisters Series Book One by Christine Feehan Magic in the Wind by Christine Feehan ✔ 13 Jan

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The Twilight Before Christmas (Drake Sisters, #2) by Christine Feehan The Twilight Before Christmas by Christine Feehan ✔ 15 Jan

5. Cats (all varieties, including shapeshifters)
Dawn's Awakening (Breeds, #14; Feline Breeds, #8) by Lora Leigh Dawn's Awakening by Lora Leigh ✔ 27 Dec


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Fran | 9122 comments J.C. wrote: "..2nd chance at love between an Omega and a regular male it's not on Goodreads yet...it's 111 pages can I use it?
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Hi J.C.!

Yes, you can use it :)


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