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Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments I really want to keep track of my challenges now that I've started a bunch of different ones. This way I can remember group reads as well. Lists to follow.


message 3: by Shannon (last edited Apr 15, 2010 09:22PM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Here's all the books I've read after finishing my goal of 50 books for 2009:

Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater Stray (Shifters, #1) by Rachel Vincent The World of the Shining Prince Court Life in Ancient Japan by Ivan I. Morris Succubus Heat (Georgina Kincaid, #4) by Richelle Mead Give Up the Ghost by Megan Crewe The Hollow by Jessica Verday Soulless (The Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger The Everafter by Amy Huntley Speak of the Devil (Morgan Kingsley, #4) by Jenna Black Once a Witch by Carolyn MacCullough
Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, #1) by Seanan McGuire Grave Secret (A Harper Connelly Mystery, #4) by Charlaine Harris Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead Silence by Shusaku Endo Need (Need, #1) by Carrie Jones Going Bovine by Libba Bray Born of Night (The League, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Anthology of Japanese Literature From the Earliest Era to the Mid-Nineteenth Century by Donald Keene Premodern Japan A Historical Survey by Mikiso Hane On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews
Chushingura (The Treasury of Loyal Retainers) A Puppet Play by Donald Keene Musui's Story The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai by Katsu Kokichi Divine Misdemeanors (Meredith Gentry, #8) by Laurell K. Hamilton Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton You Better Not Cry Stories for Christmas by Augusten Burroughs The Dead Girls' Dance (The Morganville Vampires, #2) by Rachel Caine Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris Bloody Good (Brytewood, #1) by Georgia Evans

78 books total!


message 4: by Shannon (last edited Nov 12, 2009 10:05PM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments A-Z Author Name Challenge

Arthur, Keri - Destiny Kills (5/30)
Black, Jenna - The Devil's Due (1/15)
Cain, Chelsea - Heartsick (3/19)
D
Endo, Shusaku - Silence (11/11)
Fantaskey, Beth - Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side (7/12)
Gryphon, Talia - Key to Conflict (Gillian Key, ParaDoc, Book 1) (2/14)
Harris, Charlaine - Dead and Gone (4/26)
I
James, Allyson - Mortal Temptations (1/27)
Kinney, Jeff - Diary of a Wimpy Kid (6/26)
Lo, Malinda - Ash (8/23)
Marr, Melissa - Wicked Lovely (5/8)
Neill, Chloe - Some Girls Bite A Chicagoland Vampires Novel (8/11)
O
Pratt, T.A. - Blood Engines (3/23)
Q
Ryan, Carrie - The Forest of Hands and Teeth - (7/28)
Stuart, Anne - Black Ice (5/15)
Tiernan, Cate - Book of Shadows (6/7)
U
Vincent, Rachel - Stray (9/21)
Ward, J.R. - Lover Unbound (3/25)
X
Y
Z

Duration: January 15, 2009 to December 31, 2009

A-Z Book Title Challenge

As Shadows Fade - Colleen Gleason (4/24)
Black Ice - Anne Stuart (5/15)
Coraline - Neil Gaiman (2/11)
Dead and Gone - Charlaine Harris (4/26)
Eyes Like Stars - Lisa Mantchev (7/17)
False Colors - Alex Beecroft (6/18)
Graveyard Book, The by Neil Gaiman (8/9)
Heartsick - Chelsea Cain (3/19)
Ice Cold Grave, An - Charlaine Harris (7/27)
Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side - Beth Fantaskey (7/12)
Key to Conflict - Talia Gryphon (2/14)
Lick of Frost, A - Laurell K. Hamilton (1/11)
Marked - P.C. Cast (5/3)
No Rest for the Wicked - Kresley Cole (8/1)
One Foot in the Grave - Jeaniene Frost (8/17)
Poison Sleep - T.A. Pratt (8/6)
Q
Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire (10/29)
Skin Trade - Laurell K. Hamilton (7/25)
Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher (6/27)
U
Vampire Academy - Richelle Mead (11/5)
Witch Fire - Anya Bast (6/10)
X
Y
Z

Duration: January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009


message 5: by Shannon (last edited Feb 13, 2010 12:49AM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Paranormal Romance Group August Challenge

FINAL TOTAL: 7 OF 9 READ

1. Romance: Succubus Dreams by Richelle Mead - 8/3 ★ ★ ★ ★
2. Urban Fantasy: Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill - 8/11 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
3. Fantasy: Magic Lost, Trouble Found by Lisa Shearin - 8/31 ★ ★ ★
4. Historical: Enchanting the Lady by Kathryne Kennedy
5. Futuristic/Sci-Fi: Grimspace by Ann Aguirre
6. Young Adult: Ash by Malinda Lo - 8/23 ★ ★ ★
7. Chick-Lit: Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs by Molly Harper - 8/23 ★ ★ ★ ★
8. Erotica: Swallowing Darkness (Meredith Gentry, #7) by Laurell K. Hamilton - 8/5 ★ ★ ★
9. Suspense/Thriller/Horror: Poison Sleep by T.A. Pratt - 8/6 ★ ★ ★ ★

READ
[image error] Swallowing Darkness (Meredith Gentry, #7)  by Laurell K. Hamilton Poison Sleep (Marla Mason, #2) by T.A. Pratt Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, #1) by Chloe Neill Ash by Malinda Lo Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs (Jane Jameson, #1) by Molly Harper Magic Lost, Trouble Found (Raine Benares, #1) by Lisa Shearin

TO READ
[image error] Grimspace (Sirantha Jax, #1) by Ann Aguirre

ALSO READ
The Magicians by Lev Grossman [image error] [image error] No Rest for the Wicked (Immortals After Dark, #3) by Kresley Cole The Sheriff of Yrnameer A Novel by Michael Rubens


message 6: by Shannon (last edited Feb 13, 2010 12:49AM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Romance Readers Group August Challenge

FINAL TOTAL: 5 OF 9 READ

1. Letter A: Ash by Malinda Lo - 8/23 ★ ★ ★
2. B-Day Book: One Foot in the Grave by Jeaniene Frost (Yz's Shelf) - 8/17 ★ ★ ★ ★
3. Australian Author: Full Moon Rising by Keri Arthur
4. Friendship: The Magicians A Novel by Lev Grossman - 8/21 ★ ★ ★ ★
5. Flight/Wings: Poison Sleep by T.A. Pratt - 8/6 ★ ★ ★ ★
6. Beach: The Au Pairs by Melissa de la Cruz
9. Chick-Lit: Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs by Molly Harper - 8/23 ★ ★ ★ ★
10. Pick It For Me: Parallel Attraction by Deidre Knight

READ
Poison Sleep (Marla Mason, #2) by T.A. Pratt [image error] The Magicians by Lev Grossman Ash by Malinda Lo Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs (Jane Jameson, #1) by Molly Harper

TO READ
Armed & Magical (Raine Benares, #2) by Lisa Shearin Full Moon Rising (Riley Jenson Guardian, #1) by Keri Arthur The Au Pairs (The Au Pairs, #1) by Melissa de la Cruz Parallel Attraction (Midnight Warriors, #1) by Deidre Knight

ALSO READ
Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, #1) by Chloe Neill [image error] Swallowing Darkness (Meredith Gentry, #7)  by Laurell K. Hamilton [image error] No Rest for the Wicked (Immortals After Dark, #3) by Kresley Cole The Sheriff of Yrnameer A Novel by Michael Rubens


message 7: by Shannon (last edited Feb 13, 2010 12:49AM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Read the Month Challenge

FINAL RESULTS: 3 OF 6 READ

UNFINISHED CHALLENGE : (


A - Ash by Malinda Lo - 8/23 ★ ★ ★
U - Unshapely Things by Mark Del Franco
G - The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman 8/8 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
U - Unquiet Dreams by Mark Del Franco
S - Succubus Dreams by Richelle Mead - 8/3 - ★ ★ ★ ★
T - Turning Japanese by Cathy Yardley

READ
[image error] [image error] Ash by Malinda Lo

UNREAD
Unshapely Things (Connor Grey, #1) by Mark Del Franco Unquiet Dreams (Connor Grey, #2) by Mark Del Franco Turning Japanese by Cathy Yardley


message 9: by Shannon (last edited Aug 14, 2009 01:44PM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Colors in Title Mini-Challenge

1. Succubus Blues by Richelle Mead (6/6)
2. Blood Noir by Laurell K. Hamilton (5/28)
3.

Succubus Blues (Georgina Kincaid, #1) by Richelle Mead Blood Noir (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #16) by Laurell K. Hamilton

Duration: May 1, 2009 - Aug 15, 2009

Not Completed : (


message 10: by Kasia (new)

Kasia Shannon wrote: "I really want to keep track of my challenges now that I've started a bunch of different ones. This way I can remember group reads as well. Lists to follow."

And I can see what you're reading now as well, and get my next reads from there ;) Thanks Shannon!!!

BTW, I like how you've formated all your challenges here, really cute.


message 11: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Kasia wrote: "And I can see what you're reading now as well, and get my next reads from there ;) Thanks Shannon!!!

BTW, I like how you've formated all your challenges here, really cute. "


Ha, you're too funny, and thanks. I had a long weekend all to myself so I spent some time organizing things here. It was probably time I should have spent reading, but oh well. ; )


message 12: by Shannon (last edited Aug 09, 2009 01:30AM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments So, the first week of August is over and done with. Here's the reading I've done so far:

For Shannon's 50 Books in 2009 Challenge I've added a total of 5 books making my current total 40 - looks like I'll have no trouble finishing this one!

No Rest for the Wicked (Immortals After Dark, #2) by Kresley Cole [image error] Swallowing Darkness (Meredith Gentry, #7)  by Laurell K. Hamilton Poison Sleep (Marla Mason, #2) by T.A. Pratt [image error]

As for the A-Z Author Name Challenge, no changes to that one yet.

But for the A-Z Book Title Challenge, I added three books:

Graveyard Book, The by Neil Gaiman (8/9) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
No Rest for the Wicked - Kresley Cole - (8/1) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Poison Sleep - T.A. Pratt (8/6) ★ ★ ★ ★

I also read three books that counted for the Paranormal Romance Group August Challenge:

Romance: Succubus Dreams by Richelle Mead - 8/3 ★ ★ ★ ★
Erotica: Swallowing Darkness (Meredith Gentry, #7) by Laurell K. Hamilton - 8/5 ★ ★ ★
Suspense/Thriller/Horror: Poison Sleep by T.A. Pratt - 8/6

Poison Sleep also counted for the Romance Readers Group August Challenge for the Flight/Wings category.

And Succubus Dreams counted for "S" in the Read the Month Challenge.

And for my August Group Reads, I finished Succubus Dreams for the Who's Your Author? group and The Graveyard Book for the SciFi and Fantasy Book Club.

Lastly, no changes to the Colors in Title Mini-Challenge - I'm still not sure what I'm going to read for the 3rd book, I might not get to finish this one.

Five books down and a bunch still to go, but a great start considering in the beginning of the year I was only reading 3 books a month!



message 13: by Shannon (last edited Sep 12, 2009 03:39PM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments It's a Jungle Out There Challenge!

1. dogs, dogs, dogs: Moon Called by Patricia Briggs - 9/12 - ★ ★ ★ ★
2. cats, cats, cats: Mortal Seductions by Allyson James
3. any kind of mammals: The Hob's Bargain by Patricia Briggs
4. fish/es: Sleeping with the Fishes by MaryJanice Davidson
5. bird/s: Storm Born (Dark Swan, #1) by Richelle Mead - 9/4 - ★ ★ ★ ★
6. reptile/s: Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth by Simon R. Green
7. amphibian/s: Dragon's Breath (Tales of the Frog Princess, Book 2) by E.D. Baker
8. insect/s: Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr
9. legendary or mythical (dragons): Breath of Fire by Tammy Kane

Bonus category - Any human and creature combination (satyrs): Nicholas by Elizabeth Amber

READ
[image error] Moon Called (Mercedes Thompson, #1) by Patricia Briggs

TO READ
Mortal Seductions by Allyson James The Hob's Bargain by Patricia Briggs Sleeping with the Fishes (Fred the Mermaid, #1) by MaryJanice Davidson Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth (Nightside, #6) by Simon R. Green [image error] [image error] Breath of Fire by Tammy Kane Nicholas (The Lords of Satyr #1) by Elizabeth Amber

ALSO READ
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Duration: September 1, 2009 to November 30, 2009


message 14: by Shannon (last edited Sep 30, 2009 07:33PM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Paranormal Romance "Reading With Friends" September Challenge

TOTAL FOR THE MONTH: 4/9 READ : (

1. Jen's Shelf: The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
2. Shanon's Shelf: Storm Born by Richelle Mead - 9/4 - ★ ★ ★ ★
3. Jan's Shelf: Succubus Heat by Richelle Mead
4. Winnie's Shelf: Moon Called by Patricia Briggs - 9/12 - ★ ★ ★ ★
5. Jessi's Shelf: Stray by Rachel Vincent - 9/21 - ★ ★
6. DarkHeart's Shelf: Ink Exchange by Melissa Marr
7. Jessa Slade's Shelf: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater- 9/15 - ★ ★ ★ ★
8. Jess's Shelf: A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
9. Felicia's Shelf: Chill Factor by Rachel Caine

READ
[image error] Moon Called (Mercedes Thompson, #1) by Patricia Briggs Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater Stray (Shifters, #1) by Rachel Vincent

UNREAD
[image error] [image error] Ink Exchange (Wicked Lovely, #2) by Melissa Marr A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1) by Libba Bray Chill Factor (Weather Warden, #3) by Rachel Caine

ALSO READ
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message 15: by Shannon (last edited Oct 04, 2009 03:30PM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments September Group Reads

Who's Your Author?
Stray by Rachel Vincent
Stray (Shifters, #1) by Rachel Vincent
Finished 9/21/2009
★ ★

Succubus Heat by Richelle Mead
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Finished 10/4/2009
★ ★ ★ ★

Wild Things: YA Grown-Up
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater
Finished 9/15/2009
★ ★ ★ ★



message 17: by Shannon (last edited Sep 30, 2009 07:39PM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments RRRC Group September Monthly Challenge

FINAL TOTAL: 5/10 READ

1. September: Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater- 9/15 - ★ ★ ★ ★
2. Birthday: Storm Born by Richelle Mead (Jessi's Shelf) - 9/4 - ★ ★ ★ ★
3. Geography: Breath of Fire by Tammy Kane (Canadian Author)
4. Editors and Writers Month: Succubus Heat by Richelle Mead
5. Read a book written by a GR author: Ink Exchange by Melissa Marr
6. Labor Day: Moon Called by Patricia Briggs (Mercy is a mechanic) - 9/12 - ★ ★ ★ ★
7. National Hispanic Heritage Month: Stray by Rachel Vincent - 9/21 - ★ ★
8. World Animal Remembrance Month: The Hob's Bargain by Patricia Briggs
9. Historical Fiction: The World of the Shining Prince by Ivan Morris - 9/30 - ★ ★ ★ ★
10. Book from our Group’s Bookshelf: The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

READ
[image error] Moon Called (Mercedes Thompson, #1) by Patricia Briggs Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater Stray (Shifters, #1) by Rachel Vincent [image error]

UNREAD
Breath of Fire by Tammy Kane [image error] Ink Exchange (Wicked Lovely, #2) by Melissa Marr The Hob's Bargain by Patricia Briggs [image error]

ALSO READ
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message 18: by Kasia (new)

Kasia Portuguese are allowed of course, go for it.


message 19: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Kasia wrote: "Portuguese are allowed of course, go for it."

Ok, cool, thanks for the reply! Silence is a school book too so I'll be happy to get it out of the way.




message 20: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments I just wanted to remark that I've completed my 50 books a year challenge today after finishing Moon Called.

Yay me!


ஐ Briansgirl (Book Queen)ஐ (briansgirlkate) | 0 comments Congrats Shannon


message 22: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Thanks!


message 23: by Kasia (new)

Kasia Yay Shannon!


message 24: by Yz the Whyz, Moderator (new)

Yz the Whyz (whyz) | 9327 comments That's great, Shannon.

Now what is your reading goal for the year?


message 25: by Mel W (new)

Mel W (melw) | 981 comments Way to go, Shannon!


message 26: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Yz wrote: "Now what is your reading goal for the year?"

50 was a pretty big one for me so I don't really have anything else to shoot for. Maybe 75? Or how about actually finish a monthly challenge. That's always a good goal. With school though I don't know how much extra reading I'll be able to fit in so I'm trying not to worry about it. I'm just glad I got to 50!




message 27: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Oh, and thanks for the kind words guys!


message 28: by Shannon (last edited Nov 05, 2009 08:52PM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments RRRC TBR Challenge

1. Touch the Dark by Karen Chance
2. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead - 11/5 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
3. Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning
4. Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh

READ
Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead
TO READ
Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1) by Karen Chance Darkfever (Fever, #1) by Karen Marie Moning Slave to Sensation (Psy-Changeling, #1) by Nalini Singh

Duration: September 18th to December 31st


message 29: by Shannon (last edited Oct 31, 2009 05:25PM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Paranormal & Urban Fantasy, October Challenge

FINAL TOTAL: 4 OF 8 READ

1 - Choose from the following list of themes, and read a book for your chosen theme.

Witches: Once a Witch by Carolyn MacCullough - 10/23 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ my review
Werewolves: Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs
Vampires: Soulless by Gail Carriger - 10/13 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Ghosts: Give Up the Ghost by Megan Crewe - 10/6 - ★ ★ my review
Ghouls: At Grave's End by Jeaniene Frost

2 - Read a book with one of the following (or a combination) on the cover:

Pumpkin: Enchanted Again by Nancy Madore
Color Orange: Speak of the Devil by Jenna Black - 10/16 - ★ ★ my review
People in Costume: Blood Lite edited by Kevin J. Anderson

READ
[image error] Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger Speak of the Devil (Morgan Kingsley, #4) by Jenna Black [image error]

UNREAD
Blood Bound (Mercedes Thompson, #2) by Patricia Briggs At Grave's End (Night Huntress, #3) by Jeaniene Frost Enchanted Again by Nancy Madore Blood Lite (Includes Dark Hunter, Related books, #9; The Dresden Files, #10.1) by Kevin J. Anderson

ALSO READ
Succubus Heat (Georgina Kincaid, #4) by Richelle Mead The Hollow by Jessica Verday [image error]


message 30: by Shannon (last edited Oct 31, 2009 05:24PM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Read the Month Challenge

FINAL TOTAL: 5 OF 7 READ

O: Once a Witch by Carolyn MacCullough - 10/23 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ my review
C: Soulless by Gail Carriger - 10/13 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
T: The Turning by Jennifer Armintrout
O: Academy 7 by Anne Osterlund
B: Speak of the Devil by Jenna Black - 10/16 - ★ ★ my review
E: The Everafter by Amy Huntley - 10/13 - ★ ★ ★ my review
R: Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire - 10/29 - ★ ★ ★ ★ my review

READ
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger [image error] [image error] Speak of the Devil (Morgan Kingsley, #4) by Jenna Black Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, #1) by Seanan McGuire

UNREAD
The Turning (Blood Ties, #1) by Jennifer Armintrout Academy 7 by Anne Osterlund

ALSO READ
Succubus Heat (Georgina Kincaid, #4) by Richelle Mead [image error] The Hollow by Jessica Verday


message 31: by Shannon (last edited Oct 31, 2009 05:23PM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Paranormal Romance Group October Challenge

FINAL TOTAL: 6 OF 9 READ

1. Orange: Speak of the Devil by Jenna Black - 10/16 - ★ ★ my review
2. Red: Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs
3. Brown: Once a Witch by Carolyn MacCullough - 10/23 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ my review
4. Green: Night Lost by Lynn Viehl
5. Black: Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire - 10/29 - ★ ★ ★ ★ my review
6. Yellow: Shadow Game by Christine Feehan
7. Purple: The Everafter by Amy Huntley - 10/13 - ★ ★ ★ my review
8. Pink: Soulless by Gail Carriger - 10/13 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
9. Blue: Give Up the Ghost by Megan Crewe - 10/6 - ★ ★ my review

READ
[image error] Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger [image error] Speak of the Devil (Morgan Kingsley, #4) by Jenna Black [image error] Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, #1) by Seanan McGuire

UNREAD
Blood Bound (Mercedes Thompson, #2) by Patricia Briggs Night Lost (Darkyn, #4) by Lynn Viehl Shadow Game (GhostWalkers, #1) by Christine Feehan

ALSO READ
Succubus Heat (Georgina Kincaid, #4) by Richelle Mead The Hollow by Jessica Verday


message 32: by Shannon (last edited Oct 31, 2009 05:23PM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Who's Your Author? October Challenge

FINAL TOTAL: 3 OF 7 READ

1. October and/or Halloween in the title: Rosemary and Rue: An October Daye Novel by Seanan McGuire - 10/29 - ★ ★ ★ ★ my review
2. Ghost: Give Up the Ghost by Megan Crewe - 10/6 - ★ ★ my review
3. Witch: Once a Witch by Carolyn MacCullough - 10/23 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ my review
4. Main character's name has something to do with Halloween: At Grave's End by Jeaniene Frost
5. Monster: Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs
6. Has a picture of a pumpkin on the cover: Enchanted Again by Nancy Madore
7. Features a haunted house: Dead Girls Are Easy by Terri Garey

READ
[image error] [image error] Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, #1) by Seanan McGuire

UNREAD
At Grave's End (Night Huntress, #3) by Jeaniene Frost Blood Bound (Mercedes Thompson, #2) by Patricia Briggs Enchanted Again by Nancy Madore Dead Girls Are Easy (Nicki Styx, #1) by Terri Garey

ALSO READ
Succubus Heat (Georgina Kincaid, #4) by Richelle Mead The Hollow by Jessica Verday Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger [image error] Speak of the Devil (Morgan Kingsley, #4) by Jenna Black


message 33: by Shannon (last edited Nov 22, 2009 10:14PM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments Read the Month Challenge

3 DOWN, 5 TO GO!

N: Night Lost by Lynn Viehl
O: On the Edge by Ilona Andrews
V: Stardoc by S.L. Viehl
E: Silence by Shusaku Endo - 11/10 - ★ ★ my review
M: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead - 11/5 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
B: Going Bovine by Libba Bray - 11/21 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ my review
E: Evernight by Claudia Gray
R: Real Murders by Charlaine Harris

READ
Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead Silence by Shusaku Endo Going Bovine by Libba Bray

TO READ
Night Lost (Darkyn, #4) by Lynn Viehl On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews Stardoc (Stardoc, #1) by S.L. Viehl Evernight (Evernight, #1) by Claudia Gray Real Murders (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #1) by Charlaine Harris

ALSO READ
Grave Secret (Harper Connelly, #4) by Charlaine Harris Need (Need, #1) by Carrie Jones Born of Night (The League, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon


message 34: by Shannon (last edited Nov 28, 2009 12:10PM) (new)

Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments PNR November Challenge

4 DOWN, 5 TO GO!

1. A/B - Going Bovine by Libba Bray - Balder - 11/21 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ my review
2. C/D/E - On the Edge by Ilona Andrews - Rose Drayton
3. F/G/H - Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead - Rose Hathaway - 11/5 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
4. I/J/K - Night Lost by Lynn Viehl Nicola Jefferson
5. L/M/N Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick - Nora Grey
6. O/P/Q - Born of Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon - Nykyrian Quikiades - 11/21 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ my review
7. R/S/T - Real Murders by Charlaine Harris - Aurora Teagarden
8. U/V/W - Stardoc by S.L. Viehl - Cherijo Grey Veil
9. X/Y/Z - Need by Carrie Jones - Zara White - 11/12 - ★ ★ ★ my review

READ
Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead Need (Need, #1) by Carrie Jones Born of Night (The League, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Going Bovine by Libba Bray

TO READ
On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews Night Lost (Darkyn, #4) by Lynn Viehl Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick Real Murders (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #1) by Charlaine Harris Stardoc (Stardoc, #1) by S.L. Viehl

ALSO READ
Grave Secret (Harper Connelly, #4) by Charlaine Harris Silence by Shusaku Endo


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Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments RRRC Group Monthly Challenge

2 DOWN, 6 TO GO!

1. November: Need by Carrie Jones - 11/12 - ★ ★ ★ my review
2. Birthday: Real Murders by Charlaine Harris (Melissa's Shelf)
3. Geography (NY): Lover Avenged by J.R. Ward
4. Fall Theme: On the Edge by Ilona Andrews
5. DST Change: Born of Nightby Sherrilyn Kenyon - 11/21 - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ my review
6. Native American Heritage Month: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
7. Same Writer/Different Name: Stardoc by S.L. Viehl
8. Same Writer/Different Name: Night Lost by Lynn Viehl

READ
Need (Need, #1) by Carrie Jones Born of Night (The League, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon

TO READ
Real Murders (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #1) by Charlaine Harris Lover Avenged (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #7) by J.R. Ward On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie Stardoc (Stardoc, #1) by S.L. Viehl Night Lost (Darkyn, #4) by Lynn Viehl

ALSO READ
Grave Secret (Harper Connelly, #4) by Charlaine Harris Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead Silence by Shusaku Endo Going Bovine by Libba Bray


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Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments RRRC Serial Reader Challenge

1 DOWN, 34 TO GO!

1. The Dead Girls' Dance by Rachel Caine - 12/16 - ★ ★ ★ - my review

1) Jack the Page Ripper (15 books):

READ
The Dead Girls' Dance (The Morganville Vampires, #2) by Rachel Caine

TO READ
Midnight Alley (The Morganville Vampires, #3) by Rachel Caine Feast of Fools (The Morganville Vampires, #4) by Rachel Caine [image error] Carpe Corpus (The Morganville Vampires, #6) by Rachel Caine
Night Lost (Darkyn, #4) by Lynn Viehl Evermore (Darkyn, #5) by Lynn Viehl Twilight Fall (Darkyn, #6) by Lynn Viehl Stay the Night (Darkyn, #7) by Lynn Viehl
Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night (Immortals After Dark, #4) by Kresley Cole Dark Needs At Night's Edge (Immortals After Dark, #5) by Kresley Cole Dark Desires After Dusk (Immortals After Dark, #6) by Kresley Cole
Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2) by Richelle Mead Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3)  by Richelle Mead
Lover Avenged (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #7) by J.R. Ward

2) Una-book-bomber (5 books):

Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men (Jane Jameson, #2) by Molly Harper - Chick-Lit
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Shakespeare's Trollop (Lily Bard Mystery, #4) by Charlaine Harris - Mystery
Happy Hour of the Damned (Amanda Feral, #1) by Mark Henry - Urban Fantasy
Ink Exchange (Wicked Lovely, #2) by Melissa Marr - Young Adult

3) Spree Series Killer (New Author):

Burning Alive (Sentinel Wars, #1) by Shannon K. Butcher

4) Author-ican Psycho (Author I gave up on):

Sleeping with the Fishes (Fred the Mermaid, #1) by MaryJanice Davidson

5) Dr. Hannibal Lecturer:

Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1) by Karen Chance

6) The Book Strangler (Whole series from beginning to last published):

Real Murders (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #1) by Charlaine Harris A Bone to Pick (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #2) by Charlaine Harris Three Bedrooms, One Corpse (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #3) by Charlaine Harris The Julius House (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #4) by Charlaine Harris Dead Over Heels (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #5) by Charlaine Harris A Fool and His Honey (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #6) by Charlaine Harris Last Scene Alive (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #7) by Charlaine Harris Poppy Done to Death (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #8) by Charlaine Harris

7) 3rd Degree (Trilogy):
Bloody Good by Georgia Evans Bloody Awful by Georgia Evans Bloody Right by Georgia Evans

BONUS: Bloody Mary (Kick-ass Female):

A Local Habitation (October Daye, #2) by Seanan McGuire

Duration: 11/7/2009 - 11/7/2010


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Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments RRRC December Challenge

1. D Book: The Dead Girls' Dance by Rachel Caine - 12/16 - ★ ★ ★ - my review
2. Birthday: Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night by Kresley Cole (Mel's Shelf)
4. Winter Word: Frostbite by Richelle Mead
5. Christmas Theme: Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris - 12/22 - ★ - my review
6. International Children's Day: You Better Not Cry by Augusten Burroughs - 12/13 - ★ ★ - my review
7. May/December Affair: Divine Misdemeanors by Laurell K. Hamilton - 12/7 - ★ - my review
8. Challenge Holiday Gift: Night Lost by Lynn Viehl - for PNR December TBR Clean-Up Challenge and RRRC Serial Reader Challenge

READ
Divine Misdemeanors (Meredith Gentry, #8) by Laurell K. Hamilton [image error] The Dead Girls' Dance (The Morganville Vampires, #2) by Rachel Caine Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris

TO READ
Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night (Immortals After Dark, #4) by Kresley Cole Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2) by Richelle Mead Night Lost (Darkyn, #4) by Lynn Viehl

ALSO READ
On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews Chushingura (The Treasury of Loyal Retainers) A Puppet Play by Donald Keene Musui's Story The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai by Katsu Kokichi [image error]


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Shannon (theholyterror) | 303 comments PNR December Challenge

1 - Read a book that has one of these themes on its cover:

Color Red: Red Fire by Deidre Knight
Santa Claus: You Better Not Cry by Augusten Burroughs - 12/13 - ★ ★ - my review
Mistletoe: Wolfsbane and Mistletoe by Charlaine Harris
Christmas Tree: Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris - 12/22 - ★ - my review
Christmas Decoration: The Wicked and the Wondrous by Christine Feehan

READ
[image error] Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris

TO READ
Red Fire (Gods of Midnight, #1) by Deidre Knight [image error] The Wicked and the Wondrous (Includes Drake Sisters, #2; Christmas Series, #1 & #2) by Christine Feehan

2 - Read a book that has one of the following themes in it:

Christmas Romance: The Shadows of Christmas Past by Christine Feehan
Winter Solstice (Fantasy): Divine Misdemeanors by Laurell K. Hamilton - 12/7 - ★ - my review

READ
Divine Misdemeanors (Meredith Gentry, #8) by Laurell K. Hamilton

TO READ
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ALSO READ
On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews Chushingura (The Treasury of Loyal Retainers) A Puppet Play by Donald Keene Musui's Story The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai by Katsu Kokichi Divine Misdemeanors (Meredith Gentry, #8) by Laurell K. Hamilton [image error] The Dead Girls' Dance (The Morganville Vampires, #2) by Rachel Caine


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