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message 1: by JoAnne (last edited Nov 30, 2017 08:16AM) (new)

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Colors of the Month - Blue
Duration: October 15, 2017-November 14, 2017


This is a monthly challenge that coordinates with A Color Scavenger Hunt posted by Sharon.
You may do as many tasks as you wish.
A badge will be awarded for participation.

Tasks:
1. Read a book whose cover is a shade of the color of the month.

2. Read a book whose author's first and last initials are in a shade of blue from the graphic above BUT you cannot use the word BLUE. Tell us the shade.

3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE.

4. Read a book from this list - Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean.

5. a :low in spirits :melancholy has been feeling blue
b :marked by low spirits :depressing a blue funk things looked blue

❈ Read a book with a character that is sad or depressed.

6. of a woman :learned, intellectual
… the ladies were very blue and well-informed … —W. M. Thackeray

❈ Read a book with an intelligent woman.

7. a :profane, indecent a blue movie
b :off-color, risqué blue jokes

❈ Read a book where a character swears a lot OR a kinky read.

8. Blue has been used for art and decoration since ancient times. The semi-precious stone lapis lazuli, coming from mines in Afghanistan, was used in ancient Egypt for jewelry and ornament and later, in The Renaissance, to make the pigment ultramarine, the most expensive of all pigments.
❈ Read a book with jewelry or some kind of ornament on the cover OR important to the story line. Tell us how.

9. In US and European public opinion polls that blue is the most popular color, chosen by almost half of both men and women as their favorite color.
❈ Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf.

10. In the 17th century, Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, was one of the first rulers to give his army blue uniforms. Blue was the color of liberty and revolution in the 18th century, but in the 19th it increasingly became the color of government authority, the uniform color of policemen and other public servants.
❈ Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform.

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Challenge Rules
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*Each book may only be used for one task or letter
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*All genres and formats are fine.
*Re-reads are allowed.
*No page minimum.

*Please update your original post as you go but also post an occasional message to let us know how you're getting on, if you would like to.

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

(Even if you don't hit the level you were aiming for by the deadline, please re-post your challenge anyway as you may still be eligible for a lower level badge.)

Please use the TLC STANDARD RULES when participating in this challenge.
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message 2: by JoAnne (last edited Nov 28, 2017 05:58AM) (new)

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Participants:

Agnieszka FINISHED

Barbara ★

Connie N. FINISHED

Delitealex

Jennifer

Joann FINISHED

JoAnne FINISHED

Katherine

Melanie FINISHED

Rina FINISHED

Sarah E FINISHED


message 3: by JoAnne (last edited Nov 13, 2017 06:49PM) (new)

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Colors of the Month - Blue
Duration: October 15, 2017-November 14, 2017
8

Tasks:
1. Read a book whose cover is a shade of the color of the month.

How to Hang a Witch (How to Hang a Witch, #1) by Adriana Mather How to Hang a Witch Adriana Mather 10/19/17

2. Read a book whose author's first and last initials are in a shade of blue from the graphic above BUT you cannot use the word BLUE. Tell us the shade.
Airforce Blue Nearly Departed in Deadwood Ann Charles 10/20/17

3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE.
Up from the Grave Jeaniene Frost 10/26/17

4. Read a book from this list - Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean.
The Selection (The Selection, #1) by Kiera Cass The Selection Kiera Cass 11/13/17

5. ❈ Read a book with a character that is sad or depressed.
One Grave at a Time Jeaniene Frost 10/25/17

6. ❈ Read a book with an intelligent woman.
Crouching Vampire, Hidden Fang Katie MacAlister 10/18/17

7. ❈ Read a book where a character swears a lot OR a kinky read.

8. ❈ Read a book with jewelry or some kind of ornament on the cover OR important to the story line. Tell us how.

9. ❈ Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf. - YA
Coraline Neil Gaiman 11/12/17

10. ❈ Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform. London Police
Midnight Riot Ben Aaronovitch 10/15/17


message 4: by Agnieszka (last edited Nov 28, 2017 05:51AM) (new)

Agnieszka (agnieszka7) | 551 comments Blue is my favorite color - so I really have to join this one :-)

Colors of the Month - Blue
Duration:
October 15, 2017-November 14, 2017
Completed: 8 tasks (26 books read)
no page minimum, re-reads are ok, other books from the same series in all list are ok

Tasks:
1. Read a book whose cover is a shade of the color of the month.
description
To Hatch a Thief (Movie Club Mysteries #1.5) by Zara Keane by Zara Keane 4* 11/3
The Key by Christy Miller by Christy Miller 5* 11/8
My Sister's Grave (Tracy Crosswhite #1) by Robert Dugoni by Robert Dugoni 6* 11/10
When a Secret Kills (Deadly Reunions, #3) by Lynette Eason by Lynette Eason 5* 11/14 - I love this different shades of blue blending together into a brilliant cover

2. Read a book whose author's first and last initials are in a shade of blue from the graphic above BUT you cannot use the word BLUE. Tell us the shade.
It Was You book 1 of Falling For You by Tara Taylor Quinn 3* 10/18/17 Turquoise (TQ)
Home to You book 9 of Falling For You by Dana Nussio 2* 10/20/17 Indigo (DN)
A Lesson in Murder by Matthew Costello & Neil Richards 4* 11/1 Prussian (second author - NR)
The Secret of Combe Castle by Matthew Costello & Neil Richards 3* 11/2 Persian (second author - NR)
Sankcja Bourne'a=The Bourne Sanction by Eric Van Lustbader 3* 11/11 Ultramarine (EL)
Per Anhalter durch die Galaxis=The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams 3* 11/12 (Blue) de France (DA)
One Night in the Ice Storm by Noelle Adams 5* 11/14 Cyan (NA)

3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE.
B: Billionaire Desires book 2 of Love Curves by Hot Novels Publishing 1* 10/27
L: Love Auction book 1 of Love Curves by Hot Novels Publishing 3* 10/27
U:
E:

4. Read a book from Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean list. (blue dresses on cover)

5. Read a book with a character that is sad or depressed.
A Twist of Faith by Pepper D. Basham 3* 10/21 both MCs

6. Read a book with an intelligent woman.
Wrong Place, Right Time by Elle Casey 5* 10/20 she's a computer genius
Full Throttle by Julie Ann Walker 3* 10/31 she's an international agricultural expert

7. Read a book where a character swears a lot OR a kinky read.
All Fired Up by Vivian Arend & Elle Kennedy 5* 10/23 kinky & male MC swears a lot
Wrong Number, Right Guy by Elle Casey 5* 10/18/17 most of the characters are searing a lot
Mutiny's Bounty by Delilah Devlin see SEALed With A Kiss: Heroes With Heart 4* 11/7 kinky

8. Read a book with jewelry or some kind of ornament on the cover OR important to the story line. Tell us how.

9. Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf. RS, romantic suspense, Christian romantic suspense
Known by Kendra Elliot 5* 10/16
Vanished by Kendra Elliot 5* 10/29
Forever Driven by Kathleen Brooks 4* 11/4
Forever Secret by Kathleen Brooks 5* 11/7

10. Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform.
The Academy by Robert Dugoni 5* 10/16/17 police officer
A Textbook Case A Lincoln Rhyme Short Story by Jeffery Deaver by Jeffery Deaver 4* 10/30 blue cover & police officer
Sixty-Four Days by Malcolm Torres 3* 11/13 technical officer of tha Navy


message 5: by Agnieszka (new)

Agnieszka (agnieszka7) | 551 comments I noticed not all books from a series are on the top shelves lists - if I want to read a different book from a series listed there would it count against this challenge?


message 6: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
Agnieszka wrote: "I noticed not all books from a series are on the top shelves lists - if I want to read a different book from a series listed there would it count against this challenge?"

Yes!


message 7: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome Agnieszka!


message 8: by Joann (last edited Nov 14, 2017 11:42AM) (new)

Joann | 1244 comments Colors of the Month - Blue
Duration: October 15, 2017-November 14, 2017

Tasks:
1. Read a book whose cover is a shade of the color of the month. Witch Me Luck (Wicked Witches of the Midwest, #6) by Amanda M. Lee - Amanda Lee - 11/14/17

2. Read a book whose author's first and last initials are in a shade of blue from the graphic above Circled - Anne McAneny - 10/16/17 - A&M from UltrAMarine

3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE. Beautiful Lies - Lisa Unger - 10/25/17

4. Read a book from this list - Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean.

5. Read a book with a character that is sad or depressed. The Two-Family House - Linda Loigman - 10/18/17

6. of a woman :learned, intellectual
Read a book with an intelligent woman. Anatomy of Murder - Imogen Robertson - 11/2/17

7. a :profane, indecent a blue movie
b :off-color, risqué blue jokes Read a book where a character swears a lot The Alice Network - Kate Quinn - 11/6/17

8. Read a book with some kind of ornament on the cover The Sound of Glass by Karen White - Karen White - 10/28/17 - sea glass wind chimes on cover and ornamented the house in the story

9. Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf. Mystery/Crime - Bury Your Dead - Louise Penny - 10/23/17

10. Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform. A Root Awakening- Kate Collins - 10/29/17- murder investigation in which the victim and suspects are part of a painting crew all wearing blue overall uniforms


message 9: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome Joann!


message 10: by Jennifer (last edited Nov 13, 2017 01:17PM) (new)

Jennifer (jhaltenburger) | 660 comments Finished 10/13***

1. Read a book whose cover is a shade of the color of the month. Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble (Jolie Wilkins, #1) by H.P. Mallory

2. Read a book whose author's first and last initials are in a shade of blue from the graphic above BUT you cannot use the word BLUE. Tell us the shade. Death Overdue Allison Brook Cobalt

3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE. Breach of Crust

4. Read a book from this list - Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean. Studio Saint-ex

5. Read a book with a character that is sad or depressed. A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy

6. Read a book with an intelligent woman. The Scam

7. Read a book where a character swears a lot OR a kinky read. The Old Man's Back in Town

8. Read a book with jewelry or some kind of ornament on the cover OR important to the story line. Tell us how. The Job one of the two main characters is a master of the heist...

9. Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf. The Chase

10. Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform. Always the Designer, Never the Bride wears dress blues to the wedding


message 11: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome Jennifer!


message 12: by Delitealex (new)

Delitealex | 299 comments Tasks:
1. Read a book whose cover is a shade of the color of the month.

2. Read a book whose author's first and last initials are in a shade of blue from the graphic above BUT you cannot use the word BLUE. Tell us the shade.

3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE.

4. Read a book from this list - Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean.

5. ❈ Read a book with a character that is sad or depressed.

6. ❈ Read a book with an intelligent woman.

7. ❈ Read a book where a character swears a lot OR a kinky read.

8. ❈ Read a book with jewelry or some kind of ornament on the cover OR important to the story line. Tell us how.

9. ❈ Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf.

10. ❈ Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform.


message 13: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome Delitealex!


message 14: by Agnieszka (new)

Agnieszka (agnieszka7) | 551 comments JoAnne wrote: "Agnieszka wrote: "I noticed not all books from a series are on the top shelves lists - if I want to read a different book from a series listed there would it count against this challenge?"

Yes!"


Thank you!


message 15: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome Sarah!


message 16: by Melanie (last edited Nov 14, 2017 02:26PM) (new)

Melanie | 20 comments TLC Colours of the Month - Blue.
Duration:
October 15, 2017-November 14, 2017

Tasks:
1. Read a book whose cover is a shade of the colour of the month.
Find Me by J.S. Monroe Find Me - J.S. Monroe - 11/14/2017
How it fits: 64% blue.

2. Read a book whose author's first and last initials are in a shade of blue from the graphic above BUT you cannot use the word BLUE. Tell us the shade.
The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood The Darkest Secret - Alex Marwood - 10/29/2017
How it fits: Author's initials can be found in Ultramarine.

3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE.
Left Neglected by Lisa Genova Left Neglected - Lisa Genova - 11/2/2017
How it fits: Title begins with L from BLUE.

4. Read a book from this list - Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean.

5. Read a book with a character that is sad or depressed.
Eleven on Top (Stephanie Plum #11) by Janet Evanovich Eleven on Top - Janet Evanovich - 11/7/2017
How it fits: Stephanie is sad, unhappy with bounty hunting, can't hold down a job, caught between 2 men.

6. Read a book with an intelligent woman.
Sanctuary by Judy Nunn Sanctuary - Judy Nunn - 11/8/2017
How it fits: Jalila and Hala are both intelligent women. Jalila learns English quite quickly after hearing it and Hala is a nurse.

7. Read a book where a character swears a lot OR a kinky read.
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas The Hate U Give - Angie Thomas - 10/18/2017
How it fits: MC Starr swears a lot.

8. Read a book with jewelry or some kind of ornament on the cover OR important to the story line. Tell us how.
The Islands by Di Morrissey The Islands - Di Morrissey - 10/23/2017
How it fits: As the book is set in Hawaii, the use of leis during welcoming and special occasions play a part. This is due to the cultural significance in lei making and wearing.

9. Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf.
Pet Sematary by Stephen King Pet Sematary - Stephen King - 11/12/2017
How it fits: Included on the Suspense shelf.

10. Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform.
The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer The Chemist - Stephenie Meyer - 10/25/2017
How it fits: The guards at the interrogation impound wear dark blue army uniforms.


message 17: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome Melanie!


message 18: by Connie N. (last edited Nov 18, 2017 04:12PM) (new)

Connie N. | 3270 comments Colors of the Month - Blue
Timeframe: 10/15/17 to 11/14/17
Completed: 6

1. Cover is a shade of the color of the month - Wicked Business by Janet Evanovich - 10/21/17 ♥♥♥♥
Wicked Business (Lizzy & Diesel, #2) by Janet Evanovich

2. Author's initials are in Cobalt - Author Christi Barth - Giving It All - 10/16/17 ♥♥♥♥
Giving It All (Naked Men, #3) by Christi Barth

3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE - Love Bites by Lynsay Sands - 11/13/17 ♥♥♥♥
Love Bites (Argeneau #2) by Lynsay Sands

4. Read a book from this list - Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean.

5. Character is sad or depressed - In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez - 10/30/17 ♥♥♥
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
Dede is the one survivor of the 4 Mirabal sisters.

6. With an intelligent woman - This Side of the Grave by Jeaniene Frost - 10/17/17 ♥♥♥♥
This Side of the Grave (Night Huntress, #5) by Jeaniene Frost
Kat is definitely intelligent, besides being strong and a definite bad-ass!

7. Kinky read - On Fire by Rachel Kramer Bussel - 10/25/17 ♥♥♥♥
On Fire by Rachel Kramer Bussel
This is a collection of sexually-explicit stories, many of them pretty kinky.

8. ❈ Read a book with jewelry or some kind of ornament on the cover OR important to the story line. Tell us how.

9. ❈ Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf.

10. ❈ Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform.


message 19: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome Connie!


message 20: by Rina (last edited Nov 15, 2017 04:27AM) (new)

Rina | 1084 comments Colors of the Month - Blue
Duration: October 15, 2017-November 14, 2017
Progress: 6/10

Tasks:
1. Read a book whose cover is a shade of the color of the month.

✔2. Read a book whose author's first and last initials are in a shade of blue from the graphic above BUT you cannot use the word BLUE. Tell us the shade.
Seelendunkel, Rebecca Drake, 31.10.2017 - Author's initials RD are in Oxford blue.

✔3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE.
Baptism of Fire, Andrzej Sapkowski, 22.10.2017

4. Read a book from this list - Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean.

✔5. ❈ Read a book with a character that is sad or depressed.
Alice in Zombieland, Gena Showalter, 27.10.2017 - MC is depressed after her family dies.

✔6. ❈ Read a book with an intelligent woman.
Mordkapelle, Carla Berling, 10.11.2017 - MC is intelligent.

✔7. ❈ Read a book where a character swears a lot OR a kinky read.
Crimson Lake, Candice Fox, 19.10.2017 - Valerie swears a lot.

✔8. ❈ Read a book with jewelry or some kind of ornament on the cover OR important to the story line. Tell us how.
Outlander, Diana Gabaldon, 14.11.2017 - MacRannoch doesn't want to help Claire until he sees the necklace, that was given to Claire as a wedding present by Jamie.

9. ❈ Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf.

10. ❈ Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform.


message 21: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome Rina!


message 22: by Barbara ★ (last edited Nov 16, 2017 08:24PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 2515 comments Late to the party....again. (This job is killing my reading time.)

Colors of the Month: Blue
Duration: October 15 - November 14, 2017

READ: 8/10

✔️1. Read a book whose cover is a shade of the color of the month.
Wait for Dark - Kay Hooper (airforce blue) 10/31
Wait for Dark (Bishop/Special Crimes Unit #17) by Kay Hooper

✔️2. Read a book whose author's first and last initials are in a shade of blue from the graphic above BUT you cannot use the word BLUE. Tell us the shade.
The Outcast Dead - Elly Griffiths (Egyptian Blue) 10/30
The Outcast Dead (Ruth Galloway, #6) by Elly Griffiths

✔️3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE.
Burning The Map - Laura Caldwell 10/28
Burning The Map by Laura Caldwell

✔️5. a :low in spirits :melancholy has been feeling blue
b :marked by low spirits :depressing a blue funk things looked blue
❈ Read a book with a character that is sad or depressed.
Forgive Me - Daniel Palmer 11/13
Forgive Me by Daniel Palmer

✔️6. of a woman :learned, intellectual
… the ladies were very blue and well-informed … —W. M. Thackeray
❈ Read a book with an intelligent woman.
Godsgrave - Jay Kristoff 10/24
Godsgrave (The Nevernight Chronicle, #2) by Jay Kristoff

✔️7. a :profane, indecent a blue movie
b :off-color, risqué blue jokes
❈ Read a book where a character swears a lot OR a kinky read.
A Tale of Two Vampires - Katie MacAlister (heroine swears a lot) 11/16
A Tale of Two Vampires (Dark Ones, #10) by Katie MacAlister

✔️9. In US and European public opinion polls that blue is the most popular color, chosen by almost half of both men and women as their favorite color.
❈ Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf.
Highland Wolf Pact - Selena Kitt (paranormal) 10/31
Highland Wolf Pact (Highland Wolf Pact, #1) by Selena Kitt

✔️10. In the 17th century, Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, was one of the first rulers to give his army blue uniforms. Blue was the color of liberty and revolution in the 18th century, but in the 19th it increasingly became the color of government authority, the uniform color of policemen and other public servants.
❈ Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform
Pig Island - Mo Hayder (the cops wear blue uniforms) 11/12
Pig Island by Mo Hayder


message 23: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
Welcome Barbara!

Look and see if anything you read since the 15th works for this challenge!


message 24: by Katherine (last edited Nov 20, 2017 10:42PM) (new)

Katherine | 220 comments 💙💙💙💙 Colors of the Month - Blue 💙💙💙💙 15th Oct - 14th Nov 2017.

1. A cover is a shade of the colour of the month. How to Be a Pirate 16/10/17
How to Be a Pirate (How to train your dragon, #2) by Cressida Cowell

2. A author's first and last initials are in a shade of blue. Bleach, Volume 39 19/11/17
Bleach, Volume 39 by Tite Kubo

3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE. Before Midnight 18/11/17
Before Midnight (Blood Prince, #1) by Jennifer Blackstream

4. Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean. Cinderella 20/10/17
Cinderella (Faerie Tale Collection, #4) by Jenni James

5. melancholy has been feeling blue. Giant Days, Vol. 4 16/10/17
Giant Days, Vol. 4 by John Allison

6. An intelligent woman. Cress 18/10/17
Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3) by Marissa Meyer

7. where a character swears a lot. The Child Thief 19/11/17
The Child Thief by Brom

8. With jewelry is important to the story line. Alice in the Country of Hearts, Vol. 1 3/11/17
Alice in the Country of Hearts, Vol. 1 (Alice in the Country of Hearts, #1-2) by QuinRose

9. Go to Top Shelves. Fantasy How to Speak Dragonese 18/10/17
How to Speak Dragonese (How to Train Your Dragon, #3) by Cressida Cowell

10. Where a character wears a blue uniform. Austenland 19/10/17
Austenland (Austenland, #1) by Shannon Hale


message 25: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
Welcome Katherine!

Check the books you've read since Oct. 15th to see if they will work for this challenge.


message 26: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
WOOHOO Sarah!


message 27: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 20 comments Well done Sarah.


message 28: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
FINISHED
Colors of the Month - Blue
Duration: October 15, 2017-November 14, 2017
8

Tasks:
1. Read a book whose cover is a shade of the color of the month.

How to Hang a Witch (How to Hang a Witch, #1) by Adriana Mather How to Hang a Witch Adriana Mather 10/19/17

2. Read a book whose author's first and last initials are in a shade of blue from the graphic above BUT you cannot use the word BLUE. Tell us the shade.
Airforce Blue Nearly Departed in Deadwood Ann Charles 10/20/17

3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE.
Up from the Grave Jeaniene Frost 10/26/17

4. Read a book from this list - Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean.
The Selection (The Selection, #1) by Kiera Cass The Selection Kiera Cass 11/13/17

5. ❈ Read a book with a character that is sad or depressed.
One Grave at a Time Jeaniene Frost 10/25/17

6. ❈ Read a book with an intelligent woman.
Crouching Vampire, Hidden Fang Katie MacAlister 10/18/17

7. ❈ Read a book where a character swears a lot OR a kinky read.

8. ❈ Read a book with jewelry or some kind of ornament on the cover OR important to the story line. Tell us how.

9. ❈ Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf. - YA
Coraline Neil Gaiman 11/12/17

10. ❈ Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform. London Police
Midnight Riot Ben Aaronovitch 10/15/17


message 29: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 20 comments Well done JoAnne.


message 30: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 20 comments I'm hoping to slip one more in before the cut off.


message 31: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
Thanks Melanie!


message 32: by Joann (new)

Joann | 1244 comments all but one completed.

1. Read a book whose cover is a shade of the color of the month. Witch Me Luck (Wicked Witches of the Midwest, #6) by Amanda M. Lee - Amanda Lee - 11/14/17

2. Read a book whose author's first and last initials are in a shade of blue from the graphic above Circled - Anne McAneny - 10/16/17 - A&M from UltrAMarine

3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE. Beautiful Lies - Lisa Unger - 10/25/17

4. Read a book from this list - Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean.

5. Read a book with a character that is sad or depressed. The Two-Family House - Linda Loigman - 10/18/17

6. of a woman :learned, intellectual
Read a book with an intelligent woman. Anatomy of Murder - Imogen Robertson - 11/2/17

7. a :profane, indecent a blue movie
b :off-color, risqué blue jokes Read a book where a character swears a lot The Alice Network - Kate Quinn - 11/6/17

8. Read a book with some kind of ornament on the cover The Sound of Glass by Karen White - Karen White - 10/28/17 - sea glass wind chimes on cover and ornamented the house in the story

9. Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf. Mystery/Crime - Bury Your Dead - Louise Penny - 10/23/17

10. Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform. A Root Awakening- Kate Collins - 10/29/17- murder investigation in which the victim and suspects are part of a painting crew all wearing blue overall uniforms


message 33: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
WOOHOO Joann!

I loved The Sound of Glass. Karen White has become one of my favorite authors.


message 34: by Melanie (last edited Nov 14, 2017 02:26PM) (new)

Melanie | 20 comments COMPLETION POST

TLC Colours of the Month - Blue.
Duration:
October 15, 2017-November 14, 2017

Tasks:
1. Read a book whose cover is a shade of the colour of the month.
Find Me by J.S. Monroe Find Me - J.S. Monroe - 11/14/2017
How it fits: 64% blue.

2. Read a book whose author's first and last initials are in a shade of blue from the graphic above BUT you cannot use the word BLUE. Tell us the shade.
The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood The Darkest Secret - Alex Marwood - 10/29/2017
How it fits: Author's initials can be found in Ultramarine.

3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE.
Left Neglected by Lisa Genova Left Neglected - Lisa Genova - 11/2/2017
How it fits: Title begins with L from BLUE.

4. Read a book from this list - Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean.

5. Read a book with a character that is sad or depressed.
Eleven on Top (Stephanie Plum #11) by Janet Evanovich Eleven on Top - Janet Evanovich - 11/7/2017
How it fits: Stephanie is sad, unhappy with bounty hunting, can't hold down a job, caught between 2 men.

6. Read a book with an intelligent woman.
Sanctuary by Judy Nunn Sanctuary - Judy Nunn - 11/8/2017
How it fits: Jalila and Hala are both intelligent women. Jalila learns English quite quickly after hearing it and Hala is a nurse.

7. Read a book where a character swears a lot OR a kinky read.
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas The Hate U Give - Angie Thomas - 10/18/2017
How it fits: MC Starr swears a lot.

8. Read a book with jewelry or some kind of ornament on the cover OR important to the story line. Tell us how.
The Islands by Di Morrissey The Islands - Di Morrissey - 10/23/2017
How it fits: As the book is set in Hawaii, the use of leis during welcoming and special occasions play a part. This is due to the cultural significance in lei making and wearing.

9. Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf.
Pet Sematary by Stephen King Pet Sematary - Stephen King - 11/12/2017
How it fits: Included on the Suspense shelf.

10. Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform.
The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer The Chemist - Stephenie Meyer - 10/25/2017
How it fits: The guards at the interrogation impound wear dark blue army uniforms.


message 35: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
WOOHOO Melanie!


message 36: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 20 comments JoAnne wrote: "WOOHOO Melanie!"

Thank you. I am super pleased with myself as I got 9 books read this month whereas my usual is 6.


message 37: by Rina (new)

Rina | 1084 comments Finished!

Colors of the Month - Blue
Duration: October 15, 2017-November 14, 2017
Progress: 6/10

Tasks:
1. Read a book whose cover is a shade of the color of the month.

✔2. Read a book whose author's first and last initials are in a shade of blue from the graphic above BUT you cannot use the word BLUE. Tell us the shade.
Seelendunkel, Rebecca Drake, 31.10.2017 - Author's initials RD are in Oxford blue.

✔3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE.
Baptism of Fire, Andrzej Sapkowski, 22.10.2017

4. Read a book from this list - Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean.

✔5. ❈ Read a book with a character that is sad or depressed.
Alice in Zombieland, Gena Showalter, 27.10.2017 - MC is depressed after her family dies.

✔6. ❈ Read a book with an intelligent woman.
Mordkapelle, Carla Berling, 10.11.2017 - MC is intelligent.

✔7. ❈ Read a book where a character swears a lot OR a kinky read.
Crimson Lake, Candice Fox, 19.10.2017 - Valerie swears a lot.

✔8. ❈ Read a book with jewelry or some kind of ornament on the cover OR important to the story line. Tell us how.
Outlander, Diana Gabaldon, 14.11.2017 - MacRannoch doesn't want to help Claire until he sees the necklace, that was given to Claire as a wedding present by Jamie.

9. ❈ Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf.

10. ❈ Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform.


message 38: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
WOOHOO Rina!


message 39: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 20 comments Well done Rina.


message 40: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 3270 comments I was able to finish 6 tasks this month.

Colors of the Month - Blue
Timeframe: 10/15/17 to 11/14/17
Completed: 6

1. Cover is a shade of the color of the month - Wicked Business by Janet Evanovich - 10/21/17 ♥♥♥♥
Wicked Business (Lizzy & Diesel, #2) by Janet Evanovich

2. Author's initials are in Cobalt - Author Christi Barth - Giving It All - 10/16/17 ♥♥♥♥
Giving It All (Naked Men, #3) by Christi Barth

3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE - Love Bites by Lynsay Sands - 11/13/17 ♥♥♥♥
Love Bites (Argeneau #2) by Lynsay Sands

4. Read a book from this list - Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean.

5. Character is sad or depressed - In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez - 10/30/17 ♥♥♥
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
Dede is the one survivor of the 4 Mirabal sisters.

6. With an intelligent woman - This Side of the Grave by Jeaniene Frost - 10/17/17 ♥♥♥♥
This Side of the Grave (Night Huntress, #5) by Jeaniene Frost
Kat is definitely intelligent, besides being strong and a definite bad-ass!

7. Kinky read - On Fire by Rachel Kramer Bussel - 10/25/17 ♥♥♥♥
On Fire by Rachel Kramer Bussel
This is a collection of sexually-explicit stories, many of them pretty kinky.

8. ❈ Read a book with jewelry or some kind of ornament on the cover OR important to the story line. Tell us how.

9. ❈ Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf.

10. ❈ Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform.


message 41: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
WOOHOO Connie!!


message 42: by Agnieszka (new)

Agnieszka (agnieszka7) | 551 comments Blue is my favorite color - so I really have to join this one :-)

Colors of the Month - Blue
Duration:
October 15, 2017-November 14, 2017
Completed: 8 tasks (26 books read)
no page minimum, re-reads are ok, other books from the same series in all list are ok

Tasks:
1. Read a book whose cover is a shade of the color of the month.
description
To Hatch a Thief (Movie Club Mysteries #1.5) by Zara Keane by Zara Keane 4* 11/3
The Key by Christy Miller by Christy Miller 5* 11/8
My Sister's Grave (Tracy Crosswhite #1) by Robert Dugoni by Robert Dugoni 6* 11/10
When a Secret Kills (Deadly Reunions, #3) by Lynette Eason by Lynette Eason 5* 11/14 - I love this different shades of blue blending together into a brilliant cover

2. Read a book whose author's first and last initials are in a shade of blue from the graphic above BUT you cannot use the word BLUE. Tell us the shade.
It Was You book 1 of Falling For You by Tara Taylor Quinn 3* 10/18/17 Turquoise (TQ)
Home to You book 9 of Falling For You by Dana Nussio 2* 10/20/17 Indigo (DN)
A Lesson in Murder by Matthew Costello & Neil Richards 4* 11/1 Prussian (second author - NR)
The Secret of Combe Castle by Matthew Costello & Neil Richards 3* 11/2 Persian (second author - NR)
Sankcja Bourne'a=The Bourne Sanction by Eric Van Lustbader 3* 11/11 Ultramarine (EL)
Per Anhalter durch die Galaxis=The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams 3* 11/12 (Blue) de France (DA)
One Night in the Ice Storm by Noelle Adams 5* 11/14 Cyan (NA)

3. Read a book with a title that starts with a letter in BLUE.
B: Billionaire Desires book 2 of Love Curves by Hot Novels Publishing 1* 10/27
L: Love Auction book 1 of Love Curves by Hot Novels Publishing 3* 10/27
U:
E:

4. Read a book from Sapphire from the Deepest Ocean list. (blue dresses on cover)

5. Read a book with a character that is sad or depressed.
A Twist of Faith by Pepper D. Basham 3* 10/21 both MCs

6. Read a book with an intelligent woman.
Wrong Place, Right Time by Elle Casey 5* 10/20 she's a computer genius
Full Throttle by Julie Ann Walker 3* 10/31 she's an international agricultural expert

7. Read a book where a character swears a lot OR a kinky read.
All Fired Up by Vivian Arend & Elle Kennedy 5* 10/23 kinky & male MC swears a lot
Wrong Number, Right Guy by Elle Casey 5* 10/18/17 most of the characters are searing a lot
Mutiny's Bounty by Delilah Devlin see SEALed With A Kiss: Heroes With Heart 4* 11/7 kinky

8. Read a book with jewelry or some kind of ornament on the cover OR important to the story line. Tell us how.

9. Go to Top Shelves. Chose a book from your favorite genre's shelf. RS, romantic suspense, Christian romantic suspense
Known by Kendra Elliot 5* 10/16
Vanished by Kendra Elliot 5* 10/29
Forever Driven by Kathleen Brooks 4* 11/4
Forever Secret by Kathleen Brooks 5* 11/7

10. Read a book where a character wears a blue uniform. Tell us what kind of uniform.
The Academy by Robert Dugoni 5* 10/16/17 police officer
A Textbook Case A Lincoln Rhyme Short Story by Jeffery Deaver by Jeffery Deaver 4* 10/30 blue cover & police officer
Sixty-Four Days by Malcolm Torres 3* 11/13 technical officer of tha Navy


message 43: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37566 comments Mod
WOOHOO Agnieszka!


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