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message 1: by Ezinwanyi, Factory Superintendent (last edited Jun 01, 2017 09:30PM) (new)

Ezinwanyi Chinyere | 16154 comments Mod
Team 2 Players
Captain:
Denise
Maya
~Melissa~
Katherine (KattKattrinn)

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message 2: by Ezinwanyi, Factory Superintendent (new)

Ezinwanyi Chinyere | 16154 comments Mod
Helpful Links:

Dice Roll (1 die on Thursdays & Sundays, US Central Time)
R9 SSS Post Your Spot
R9: Spreadsheet
R9 SSS Discussion Thread
R9 SSS Countdown to Roll 1


message 3: by Ezinwanyi, Factory Superintendent (new)

Ezinwanyi Chinyere | 16154 comments Mod
super series board photo Super Series Board_zpsjgskpeum.jpg


message 4: by Ezinwanyi, Factory Superintendent (new)

Ezinwanyi Chinyere | 16154 comments Mod
ALTERNATE LIST:
*Titles exclude leading articles like A, An, The)
❀Each number corresponds with the spot on the board.
Colors: The cover has to be at least 50%
Locations: As long as the book takes part at all in the given location .
Shelves: Any book on the given shelf
Publication Years: I'll be using how GR has it's publication date listed.
Authors Names: The first, middle, or last name of the author is ok.
Cover Items: Must have the given item on the cover
Titles: Only the first word of the title. A, An, And, and The do not count.
So if the letter is B: The Best Day would be ok. Dear Betty would not be ok.

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LIST:
2. Non-fiction
3. Title E
4. Europe
5. Goodreads Choice Awards 2014 or Published in 2014
6. Cover White
7. Cover Item: 2 or more People
8. Shapeshifter
9. Cover Brown
10. Florida
11. Humor
12. Fairy Tale Retellings
13. Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 or Published in 2015
14. Cover: Pink
15. Freebie/Kindle Unlimited/ARC
16. Best Book Boyfriends
17. Title R
18. Taboo Romance
19. Cover Item Food
20. Author J
21. New York
22. Cover: Blue
23. Multi-Colored (3 or More Colors)
24. Cover Item Building(s)
25. Title S
26. Book that one of your teammates read shelf rated a 5-star
27. Set in the South
28. Author A
29. Sports/Athletes
30. Cover: Yellow
31. Music/Instrument
32. Author H
33. Cover Item No People
34. Law Enforcement/Military
35. Debut Novel or Debut Author
36. Cover: Gray/Silver
37. Teammate recommends (at least one from your TBR and at least one NOT on your TBR)
38. College
39. Cover Item Moon or Sun
40. LGBT
41. Single Parent or Widower
42. Three Word Title excluding like A, An, The (i.e. Behind Closed Doors or Etched in Bone)
43. Shirtless Cover
44. Enemies to lovers (must state how book qualifies i.e. listopia or precis)
45. Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 or Published in 2016
46. Paranormal
47. Friends to Lovers (must state how book qualifies i.e. listopia or precis)
48. Magic
49. Series featuring Groups such as Sisters or Brothers or BFFs
50. Science Fiction
51. Seasonal Theme (i.e Christmas, Halloween etc)
52. Cover Orange
53. Series featuring Groups such as Sisters or Brothers or BFFs
54. Title D
55. Male Author
56. One Word Title excluding articles like A, An, The (i.e. The Witness or Divergent)
57. Cover Green
58. Contemporary Romance
59. Suspense/Thriller
60. 20th Century Novels (January 1, 1901 - December 31, 2000)
61. Cover Item Water
62. Title C
63. Cover Item An Animal
64. Cover: Purple
65. Goodreads Choice Awards 2012 or Published in 2012
66. Two Word Title excluding like A, An, The (i.e. Deadly Silence or The Hunger Games )
67. Standalone
68. Four or more Words Title excluding like A, An, The (i.e. The Girl on the Train or Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone)
69. Favorite Author
70. Author S
71. Set in a Fictional Location/Universe
72. Title W
73. Erotica
74. Second chance love (must state how book qualifies i.e. listopia or precis)
75. Cover: Black
76. Tattoos
77. Young Adult/New Adult
78. Goodreads Choice Awards 2013 or Published in 2013
79. New Release (first Published within 6 months of this challenge)
80. MC is a minority (Non-Caucasian)
81. Cover Item Weapon(s)
82. Love Triangle or Ménage
83. Book to Movie (must state how book qualifies i.e. listopia or precis
84. Dystopian
85. Title L
86. California
87. Number in the Title (i.e. Third Grave Dead Ahead or Every Fifteen Minutes)
88. MC has a Pet
89. Female Author
90. Set in the Midwest
91. Space Opera
92. Cover Item Vehicle/Mode of Transport
93. Aliens
94. Depression/Mental Illness/Disability (I’ll accept drug abuse, self-harm etc)
95. England
96. Crime or MC is a criminal
97. Fantasy
98. Detective/Law Enforcement
99. Cover Red
100. Horror
101. Road Trip
102. Author L
103. Love Triangle or Ménage
104. Title G
105. Author B
106. Mystery
107. Set in the Pacific Northwest
108. Steampunk
109. Multicultural
110. Inspirational
111. Title T


message 5: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
Hi team! *waves*

I'm Denise, turned 30 this year, originally from Germany but have been living in Tampere, Finland, since 2008. This puts me in time zone GMT+2. I read a lot and from a variety of genres, but favourites include fantasy/sci-fi, historical fiction, mystery/thriller, M/M romance, and any combination of the above. Things that occasionally distract me from reading include one boyfriend, two cats, and unlimited access to Netflix and HBO Nordic. But never fear, I won't let them distract me too much to get my books read on time! :D

I've played (I think) every single round of this game that we've had so far and have experience as a team captain as well, but since I'm (as usual) being crazy and playing both SS and SSS I kinda hope somebody else will want the captain's position. (If not, I'm up for it though.)

Looking forward to playing with you!


message 6: by Maya (new)

Maya (ferafaces) | 464 comments Hi friends!!! :D


message 7: by ~Melissa~ (new)

~Melissa~ | 5010 comments Hi team!!
So excited to get started. I'm Melissa, wishing I could say I turned 30 this year :) I live in a northwest suburb of Chicago Il ~ so I'm Central Standard Time. I read most genres except for historical (unless they are pnr type historical) and not a huge fan of horror or YA. I'm currently in a year long MM team challenge - so been reading a lot of MM books and mixing my MF reading in with other challenges. I'm married going on 24 yrs this summer with 2 teenagers; a son and a daughter both in high school and we have a dachshund mix that runs our home. I work full time in the health care field.

I've played SSS and SS before. I don't wish to be captain as I can't get on all the time due to my work. I can help with rolls on Thursday am's as I'm up for work between 5-6 am my time if we can't roll at midnight. I don't usually stay up late - sorry.


message 8: by Katherine (new)

Katherine (katkattrinn) | 760 comments Hi team!
I am from Lithuania (GMT +2). I love Romance, Fantasy, YA, NA


message 9: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
Maya & Katherine, how do either of you feel about being captain?


message 10: by Katherine (new)

Katherine (katkattrinn) | 760 comments Sorry, but I can't. I have very busy 3 weeks.


message 11: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
Well, then I guess this is me pulling a Katniss and screaming "I volunteer!"... unless you'd like to do the honours, Maya? :)

Ideas for a name, anyone? I'm terrible at team names. I've tried to come up with a clever suggestion or two, but no luck so far.


message 12: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
Okay, this is all my brain has spit out so far for team name suggestions:

Live 2 Read
Literature Loving Ladies
Read 2 Win

... pretty crappy, I know. Please take this as an incentive to add more ideas. *lol*


message 13: by Katherine (new)

Katherine (katkattrinn) | 760 comments How about....
2 the Moon and Back?


message 14: by ~Melissa~ (new)

~Melissa~ | 5010 comments Not the best at names but I thought of a few:

2 Busy to Post
Series Hunters
Double Booked
Dual Readers


message 15: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
I rather like Series Hunters!


message 16: by Maya (new)

Maya (ferafaces) | 464 comments Denise wrote: "Well, then I guess this is me pulling a Katniss and screaming "I volunteer!"... unless you'd like to do the honours, Maya? :)

Ideas for a name, anyone? I'm terrible at team names. I've tried to co..."


I'd prefer not to if at all possible, but if you need me to I can. :)


message 17: by Maya (new)

Maya (ferafaces) | 464 comments I really like either Series Hunters or Double Booked :D


message 18: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
Maya wrote: "I'd prefer not to if at all possible, but if you need me to I can. :)"

No worries, I'll manage. I should be able to roll pretty much on time on Thursdays (0:00 US Central Time is 8:00 for me, which is precisely when my alarm goes off during the week.) On Sundays I kinda tend to sleep until noon, though, so if anyone happens to be awake before I get around to it, they could roll and I'll handle posting in the Post Your Spot thread and stuff once I'm up. :)


message 19: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
Let's get our team name settled before the game starts tomorrow! Katherine and Melissa, do you have a preference among the available options?


message 20: by ~Melissa~ (new)

~Melissa~ | 5010 comments I like Double Booked


message 21: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
So we've got two votes for Series Hunters and two for Double Booked - Katherine, you get the deciding vote! :)


message 22: by Ezinwanyi, Factory Superintendent (new)

Ezinwanyi Chinyere | 16154 comments Mod
Oooooh, I love Double booked!


message 23: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
Good morning, team!

I rolled a 3 to start the game with.

Reading options:
- #3 in a series
- Alternate: Title E


message 24: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (last edited Jun 04, 2017 12:28PM) (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
Week 1: Roll 1

Roll: 3
Current Spot: 3, Alternate: Title E


Denise: Saint's Blood by Sebastien de Castell (Greatcoats #3) Review
Maya: Demon Queen by Kassandra Lynn (Demon Kingdom Fairy Tales #3) Review
~Melissa~: Jumping Jude by Lucy Lennox (Made Marian #3) Review
Katherine: The House Mate by Kendall Ryan (Roommates #3) Review

Note: One bonus point earned: Saint's Blood > 500 pages


message 25: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (last edited May 31, 2017 11:44PM) (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
Spot: 3
Saint's Blood (Greatcoats, #3) by Sebastien de Castell
Book: Saint's Blood by Sebastien de Castell
Qualification: Greatcoats #3
Pages: 576 (which will net us the first bonus point, yay!)


message 26: by ~Melissa~ (new)

~Melissa~ | 5010 comments Week 1 ~ Roll 1: 3

Jumping Jude (Made Marian, #3) by Lucy Lennox Jumping Jude by Lucy Lennox
#3 of Made Marian series
257 pgs

[*book:Jumping Jude|33554353]


message 27: by ~Melissa~ (new)

~Melissa~ | 5010 comments Go Denise with the over 500 pg book!! lol


message 28: by Maya (new)

Maya (ferafaces) | 464 comments The Hero of Ages
574 pages
#3 in series


message 29: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
Oooh, nice pick! I love that series. ♥


message 30: by Katherine (new)

Katherine (katkattrinn) | 760 comments Denise wrote: "So we've got two votes for Series Hunters and two for Double Booked - Katherine, you get the deciding vote! :)"
I like Double Booked.


message 31: by Katherine (new)

Katherine (katkattrinn) | 760 comments Week #1 ~ Thursday Roll
Spot #3 ~ Alternative #3 ~ Title E

The House Mate (Roommates, #3) by Kendall Ryan (Roommates #3) by Kendall Ryan (306 p.)



message 32: by Maya (new)

Maya (ferafaces) | 464 comments Denise wrote: "Oooh, nice pick! I love that series. ♥"

I do too so far! It just so happens this was my next read anyways :)


message 33: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
Katherine wrote: "Denise wrote: "So we've got two votes for Series Hunters and two for Double Booked - Katherine, you get the deciding vote! :)"
I like Double Booked."


Then Double Booked it is! I'll let Ezi know. :)


message 34: by Ezinwanyi, Factory Superintendent (new)

Ezinwanyi Chinyere | 16154 comments Mod
*sighing*
I want to play too


message 35: by ~Melissa~ (new)

~Melissa~ | 5010 comments Ezinwanyi wrote: "*sighing*
I want to play too"


Aren't you playing Ezi?? Or too hard with running the challenge??


Yeah!! We have a name :)


message 36: by ~Melissa~ (new)

~Melissa~ | 5010 comments Week 1 ~ Roll 1: 3
Completion Post


Jumping Jude (Made Marian, #3) by Lucy Lennox Jumping Jude by Lucy Lennox
#3 of Made Marian series
257 pgs

Finished 6/3/17
Rating: 3.5 ♥'s rounded up to 4 on GR
Review: I'm really enjoying this series and I've been looking forward to Jude's book since book 1. Jude and Derek were sweet together. This book didn't include Jude's family as much as the last couple which is sad because Aunt Tilly is a hoot. This is really just a light fun series. My only issue is the author tends to bring stuff into the story and then it is never really addressed. Such as Jude needs a bodyguard (Derek) but we never find out why it's just kind of alluded to and the whole Ari build up along with a few other plot points that went no where. Still a fun series. It's avail on kindle unlimited


message 37: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
Week 1: Roll 1
Spot: 3
Saint's Blood (Greatcoats, #3) by Sebastien de Castell
Book:
Saint's Blood by Sebastien de Castell
Qualification: Greatcoats #3
Pages: 576
Finished: 03 Jun 2017
Rating: ★★★★★

Review:
You'd think that with Aline officially acknowledged as the heir to the throne and Valiana installed as Realm's Protector, Falcio, Kest and Brasti could finally catch a break from finding new ways of surviving whatever shit is currently hitting the fan. You'd be wrong. Tristia's Saints are turning up dead, brutally murdered for some manner of nefarious supernatural purpose the Greatcoats have yet to determine, and the Church is using it as an excuse to bring back the old order of the Inquisitors to administer the Laws as it best suits religious leaders while the Dukes are quickly backpedalling on their agreements with Aline's faction. With violence and panic spreading, Aline about to lose her throne before she's even sat in it, the country quite possibly about to turn into a theocracy, and - last, but most definitely not least - the woman Falcio loves in grave danger, it's on our three bruised and battered heroes and the small handful of allies they manage to turn up to once again do the impossible and stand against the seemingly omnipotent force threatening to tear apart all they've been fighting for.

No matter how high the expectations I go into one of these books with, Sebastien de Castell unfailingly manages to surpass them. One cannot even truly say that each book is better than the last as they are each incredibly awesome, and each new one just keeps building on top of the brilliance of its predecessors. With an epic scope, characters that keep on growing, a plot full of twists that leave you reeling and amid all the terrors and tragedy a never dimming spark of humour that puts a grin on your face no matter how dire the circumstances the characters face, this series has easily claimed a place among my favourite reads from which it is, I daresay, quite impossible to dislodge by now.

Note: One bonus point earned: > 500 pages


message 38: by Maya (new)

Maya (ferafaces) | 464 comments I should be starting and finishing mine tonight. Sorry, spending the weekend at my parents.


message 39: by Katherine (last edited Jun 08, 2017 03:04AM) (new)

Katherine (katkattrinn) | 760 comments Week #1 ~ Thursday Roll
Spot #3 ~ Alternative #3 ~ Title E

The House Mate (Roommates, #3) by Kendall Ryan (Roommates #3) by Kendall Ryan (306 p.)

How the book qualifies: Roommates #3
Read: 2017-06-03
Rating: ✯✯✯✯
Review:
The House Mate starts with a day, when Max became a father. You know the legend that storks bring children? Well in Max's case - his ex. He never knew that he was a father and that his ex-girlfriend was pregnant. He tries to be a good single parent, but he needs help. So he hires a stay at home nanny to take care of his daughter when he is at work.


message 40: by Maya (last edited Jun 04, 2017 11:27AM) (new)

Maya (ferafaces) | 464 comments Changing for time reasons ;

Demon Queen
182 pages
3rd in series


message 41: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
According to your profile page you've finished the book, please put up your review post so we can roll!


message 42: by Maya (new)

Maya (ferafaces) | 464 comments Sorry! I passed out right after I finished and just woke up.


message 43: by Maya (new)

Maya (ferafaces) | 464 comments I'll make a pretty one next time -

Demon Queen
Fin 6/4/17
3 stars

I'm pretty glad this series is over. I only have it because I got the whole bundle for free, and I only read it because I've read the first two. This book could not have finished soon enough. Also, I've never wanted to kill Adriana more than in this entire book.


message 44: by ~Melissa~ (new)

~Melissa~ | 5010 comments Week 1.5 (Sun)
Rolled 3
Spot 6
#6 in series or Alternate: White Cover



message 45: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (last edited Jun 04, 2017 12:27PM) (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5350 comments Mod
Still plenty of time, so everything's good. :)


message 46: by ~Melissa~ (new)

~Melissa~ | 5010 comments Denise hope it's ok I rolled. I figure I'm the first to see Maya's completion Post :)


message 47: by ~Melissa~ (last edited Jun 04, 2017 09:57AM) (new)

~Melissa~ | 5010 comments Week 1.5 (Sun)
Selection Post
Spot:6 ~ Alternate: White cover


Blush by Opal Carew Blush by Opal Carew (272 pgs)

[*book:Blush|2765312]


message 48: by Katherine (new)

Katherine (katkattrinn) | 760 comments Week #1 ~ Sunday Roll
Spot #6 ~ Alternative #6 ~ White Cover

By a Thread (Elemental Assassin, #6) by Jennifer Estep (Elemental Assassin #6) by Jennifer Estep (384 p.)



message 49: by ~Melissa~ (new)

~Melissa~ | 5010 comments @Katherine - love that series!


message 50: by Katherine (last edited Jun 04, 2017 10:03AM) (new)

Katherine (katkattrinn) | 760 comments @Melissa, I hope to read 10 books in the series this year. So far I didn't started.


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