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Jane (PS) | 19628 comments January Monthly Challenge


1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE
APHRODITE was the goddess of fertility, love, and beauty. During the Trojan War, Aphrodite fought on the side of Paris. Aphrodite and her son Eros (Cupid) teamed up to cause Zeus to fall in love with a human named Europa.
Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome or read a book with a child as a feature of the storyline.

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Read one book written by Lauren Blakely or any author with her first or last name. Link to Lauren Blakely's backlist- https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

Fun Facts about Lauren:
* Lauren Blakely lives in California
* Her novels are plotted out while walking her dogs
* She is a New York Times best selling author of contemporary romance
* Her latest release The V Card was co-authored with Lili Valente

You may also read:
* a book set in California, or by an author who is from California
* any book with a dog in the storyline or cover
* a book shelved as Contemporary Romance
* a book co-written with another author

4. National Hangover Day - January 1 ~ naturally following on from 31 Dec celebrations!!
Read a book where an MC has an addiction or gets drunk, or a book with a celebration in the storyline (eg wedding, 4th July, New Years etc)

5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book with two people touching (arms, hands, anyway at all) on the cover or a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies'.

6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body or a book with a detective in the storyline or a mystery book.

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a PNR or Fantasy book, or a book with a character who could be termed 'a dragon' (intimidating, gets aggressive quickly, metaphorically breathes fire, etc)

8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book that is outside your normal reading range, a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope or a book with a cover that is mainly black and white.

9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with (perhaps with a hot drink and bag of chips), or read a book with the colour yellow or blue on the cover.

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.


You can choose any number of categories depending on your reading speed, book availability and/or time commitment.

When posting your challenge progress, please make sure to put the date/s when you finished your book/s.

Upon completion, please repost your challenge as it helps when updating; you may update your original challenge as or go or repost if you choose.

Happy Reading!!


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Bookchaser | 1860 comments 2018 January Monthly Challenge


0/10 Completed


01. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.
Just A Taste by Deirdre Martin
OR
Just In Time by Addison Fox
OR
Fool for Love by Eloisa James
02. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE: Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome or read a book with a child as a feature of the storyline.
Shooting Star by Colby Hodge
OR
Courting Carolina by Janet Chapman
OR
The Best of Me by Elisabeth Barrett
03. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author ~ Lauren Blakely: Read one book written by Lauren Blakely or any author with her first or last name.
You may also read: a book set in California, or by an author who is from California, any book with a dog in the storyline or on the cover, a book shelved as Contemporary Romance, or a book co-written with another author.
No One Like You by Kate Angell
OR
Put a Ring On It by Beth Kendrick
OR
Barking Up the Wrong Tree by Jenn McKinlay
04. National Hangover Day (January 1): Read a book where an MC has an addiction or gets drunk, or a book with a celebration in the storyline (eg wedding, 4th July, New Years etc).
Final Lap by Erin McCarthy
OR
Merry Ex-Mas by Sheila Roberts
OR

05. Cuddle Up Day (January 6): Read a book with two people touching (arms, hands, anyway at all) on the cover or a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies'.
Homecoming by Shannon Stacey
OR
Lost Heart by Robin D. Owens
06. Male Watcher's Day (January 8): Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body or a book with a detective in the storyline or a mystery book.
Heart Sight by Robin D. Owens
OR
Untamed by Pamela Clare
OR
The Rock by Monica McCarty
OR
Tempted by Elisabeth Naughton
07. Appreciate a Dragon Day (January 16): Read a PNR or Fantasy book, or a book with a character who could be termed 'a dragon' (intimidating, gets aggressive quickly, metaphorically breathes fire, etc).
Firestorm Forever by Deborah Cooke
OR
Her Fierce Warrior by Paige Tyler
OR

08. Opposite Day (January 25): Read a book that is outside your normal reading range, a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope or a book with a cover that is mainly black and white.
Claimed by the Highlander by Julianne MacLean
OR
Then Came You by Lisa Kleypas
OR
The Laird by Juliana Garnett
OR
Immortal in Death by J.D. Robb
09. National Cornchip Day (January 29): Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with (perhaps with a hot drink and bag of chips), or read a book with the colour yellow or blue on the cover.
Whisper's Edge by LuAnn McLane
OR
Illusion Town by Jayne Castle
OR
Real Men Will by Victoria Dahl
10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
Delicious by Adrianne Lee



XXX Just A Taste (New York Blades, #6) by Deirdre Martin XXX Just In Time (Alaskan Nights, #3) by Addison Fox XXX Fool for Love (Duchess Quartet, #2) by Eloisa James XXX Shooting Star (Oasis, #2) by Colby Hodge XXX Courting Carolina (Spellbound Falls, #3) by Janet Chapman XXX The Best of Me (Return to Briarwood, #2) by Elisabeth Barrett XXX No One Like You (Barefoot William Beach, #4) by Kate Angell XXX Put a Ring On It (Black Dog Bay, #3) by Beth Kendrick XXX Barking Up the Wrong Tree (Bluff Point, #2) by Jenn McKinlay XXX Final Lap (Fast Track, #8) by Erin McCarthy XXX Merry Ex-Mas (Life in Icicle Falls, #2) by Sheila Roberts XXX Homecoming (Boys of Fall, #3) by Shannon Stacey XXX Lost Heart (Celta's Heartmates, #14.5) by Robin D. Owens XXX Heart Sight (Celta's Heartmates, #15) by Robin D. Owens XXX Untamed (MacKinnon's Rangers, #2) by Pamela Clare XXX The Rock (Highland Guard, #11) by Monica McCarty XXX Tempted (Eternal Guardians, #3) by Elisabeth Naughton XXX Firestorm Forever (Dragonfire, #11) by Deborah Cooke XXX Her Fierce Warrior (X-Ops, #4) by Paige Tyler XXX Claimed by the Highlander (Highlander, #2) by Julianne MacLean XXX Then Came You (The Gamblers, #1) by Lisa Kleypas XXX The Laird by Juliana Garnett XXX Immortal in Death (In Death, #3) by J.D. Robb XXX Whisper's Edge (Cricket Creek #4) by Luann McLane XXX Illusion Town (Ghost Hunters, #13) by Jayne Castle XXX Real Men Will (Donovan Brothers Brewery, #3) by Victoria Dahl XXX Delicious (Big Sky Pie #2) by Adrianne Lee XXX


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Tammie | 1623 comments January Monthly Challenge
Read:
10/10

1. 'J' is for January: Just One Night, Part 1, Elle Casey ★★★★ 1/6
2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE: The Boss, Lexi Timms ★★★ 1/5
3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - CR: Megan's Mate, Nora Roberts ★★★★ 1/10
4. National Hangover Day-MC gets drunk: Can You Keep a Secret? ★★★ 1/4
5. Cuddle Up Day: Just One Night, Part 4, Elle Casey ★★★★ 1/9
6. Male Watcher's Day: Just One Night, Part 3, Elle Casey ★★★★★ 1/8
7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - scarey monster gets mad quickly: The Haunted Mask, R.L. Stine ★★★ 1/6
8. Opposite Day: Just One Night, Part 2, Elle Casey ★★★★ 1/7
9. National Cornchip Day-blue cover: If Not For Thee, Amber Lynn Perry ★★★ 1/5
10. Reader's Choice: Just One Night, Part 5, ★★★★ 1/9
Just One Night, Part 1 (Just One Night, #1) by Elle Casey The Boss (Managing the Bosses #1) by Lexy Timms Megan's Mate (The Calhouns #5) by Nora Roberts Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella Just One Night, Part 4 (Just One Night, #4) by Elle Casey Just One Night, Part 3 (Just One Night, #3) by Elle Casey The Haunted Mask (Goosebumps, #11) by R.L. Stine Just One Night, Part 2 (Just One Night, #2) by Elle Casey If Not For Thee (Daughters of His Kingdom) by Amber Lynn Perry Just One Night, Part 5 (Just One Night, #5) by Elle Casey


.•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*•. Christine .•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*• | 481 comments January Monthly Challenge

Completed 10/10


✔ 1. 'J' is for January: Read a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.

Trial by Fire (Firefighters of Station Five, #1) by Jo Davis Trial by Fire by Jo Davis - 04/01/2018

✔ 2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome

Line of Fire (Firefighters of Station Five, #4) by Jo Davis Line of Fire by Jo Davis - 06/01/2018

✔ 3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Read a book shelved as Contemporary Romance

The Wife He Couldn't Forget by Yvonne Lindsay The Wife He Couldn't Forget by Yvonne Lindsay - 01/01/2018

✔ 4. National Hangover Day - January 1 ~ naturally following on from 31 Dec celebrations!!
Read a book where an MC has an addiction

Kissing with Fangs (Flirting with Fangs Trilogy, #3) by Ashlyn Chase Kissing with Fangs by Ashlyn Chase - 09/01/2018

✔ 5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book with two people touching

Flirting Under a Full Moon (Flirting with Fangs Trilogy, #1) by Ashlyn Chase Flirting Under a Full Moon by Ashlyn Chase - 08/01/2018

✔ 6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body

Under Fire (Firefighters of Station Five, #2) by Jo Davis Under Fire by Jo Davis - 05/01/2018

✔ 7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a PNR or Fantasy book, or a book with a character who could be termed 'a dragon' (intimidating, gets aggressive quickly, metaphorically breathes fire, etc)

How to Date a Dragon (Flirting with Fangs Trilogy, #2) by Ashlyn Chase How to Date a Dragon by Ashlyn Chase - 08/01/2018

✔ 8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book with a cover that is mainly black and white.

Sweet Revenge by Nora Roberts Sweet Revenge by Nora Roberts - 07/01/2018

✔ 9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book with the colour blue on the cover.

Hidden Fire (Firefighters of Station Five, #3) by Jo Davis Hidden Fire by Jo Davis - 05/01/2018

✔ 10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.

Reckless by Amanda Quick Reckless by Amanda Quick - 02/01/2018


message 7: by JoAnne (last edited Jan 27, 2018 04:53AM) (new)

JoAnne | 1061 comments January Monthly Challenge
10/10


1. 'J' is for January: Read a book whose author's first name starts with 'J'.
His Cowboy Heart Jennifer Ryan 1/3/18

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE
Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome.
Menage A Cowboy Jenny Klaire 1/4/18

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely:
Full Package Lauren Blakely 1/12/18

4. National Hangover Day - January 1
Read a book with a celebration in the storyline.
(4th July, Fall Festival)
Lilac Lane Sherryl Woods 1/3/18

5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies'.
The Girl From Ballymor Kathleen McGurl 1/12/18

6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body.
Tap Left by A. Zavarelli Tap Left A. Zavarelli 1/8/18

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a Fantasy
The Curse of Tenth Grave Darynda Jones 1/20/18

8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book with a cover that is mainly black and white.
Crown Jewels (Off-Limits Romance, #1) by Ella James Crown Jewels Ella James 1/25/18

9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book with the colour blue on the cover.
The Escape (John Puller, #3) by David Baldacci The Escape David Baldacci 1/7/18

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
Why Did You Lie? Yrsa Sigurðardóttir 1/10/18


message 8: by ~Teresa (last edited Feb 01, 2018 06:23PM) (new)

 ~Teresa | 325 comments I’m in ... will post when I’m not on my phone!

January Monthly Challenge

9/10


✔️1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J' ~ Singularity ~ Joe Hart ~ 1/31/18

✔️2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE
APHRODITE was the goddess of fertility, love, and beauty. During the Trojan War, Aphrodite fought on the side of Paris. Aphrodite and her son Eros (Cupid) teamed up to cause Zeus to fall in love with a human named Europa.
Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome or read a book with a child as a feature of the storyline ~ The House on Main Street ~ 1\1\18

✔️3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Read one book written by Lauren Blakely or any author with her first or last name. Link to Lauren Blakely's backlist- https://www.goodreads.com/author/show... ~ Every Breath You Take ~ co-authors, Mary Higgins Clark/Alafair Burke ~ 1/18/18

✔️4. National Hangover Day - January 1 ~ naturally following on from 31 Dec celebrations!!
Read a book where an MC has an addiction or gets drunk, or a book with a celebration in the storyline ~ Fakers ~ 1/5/18

✔️5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book with two people touching (arms, hands, anyway at all) on the cover or a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies’ ~ Something Simple ~ 1/20/18

✔️6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body or a book with a detective in the storyline or a mystery book ~ Hello Again ~ 1/17/18

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a PNR or Fantasy book, or a book with a character who could be termed 'a dragon' (intimidating, gets aggressive quickly, metaphorically breathes fire, etc)

✔️8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book that is outside your normal reading range, a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope or a book with a cover that is mainly black and white ~ No Angel ~ Black/White ~ 1/30/18

✔️9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with (perhaps with a hot drink and bag of chips), or read a book with the colour yellow or blue on the cover ~ The Sixes ~ 1/26/18

✔️10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice ~ Open Season 1/28/18

Fakers (Canaan Island #1) by Meg Collett Something Simple by Carol Davis Hello Again (The Evelyn Talbot Chronicles, #2) by Brenda Novak Every Breath You Take (Under Suspicion, #5) by Mary Higgins Clark The House on Main Street (Apple Valley #1) by Shirlee McCoy Singularity by Joe Hart Open Season by Linda Howard The Sixes by Kate White No Angel (Book One) by Theresa Sneed


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Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (shuga) | 1076 comments January Monthly Challenge
1 out of 10 finished

1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE
APHRODITE was the goddess of fertility, love, and beauty. During the Trojan War, Aphrodite fought on the side of Paris. Aphrodite and her son Eros (Cupid) teamed up to cause Zeus to fall in love with a human named Europa.
Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome or read a book with a child as a feature of the storyline.
The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse, Alan Bradley...01.04.2018

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Read one book written by Lauren Blakely or any author with her first or last name. Link to Lauren Blakely's backlist- https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

Fun Facts about Lauren:
* Lauren Blakely lives in California
* Her novels are plotted our while walking her dogs
* She is a New York Times best selling author of contemporary romance
* Her latest release The V Card was co-authored with Lili Valente

You may also read:
* a book set in California, or by an author who is from California
* any book with a dog in the storyline or cover
* a book shelved as Contemporary Romance
* a book co-written with another author

4. National Hangover Day - January 1 ~ naturally following on from 31 Dec celebrations!!
Read a book where an MC has an addiction or gets drunk, or a book with a celebration in the storyline (eg wedding, 4th July, New Years etc)

5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book with two people touching (arms, hands, anyway at all) on the cover or a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies'.

6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body or a book with a detective in the storyline or a mystery book.

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a PNR or Fantasy book, or a book with a character who could be termed 'a dragon' (intimidating, gets aggressive quickly, metaphorically breathes fire, etc)

8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book that is outside your normal reading range, a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope or a book with a cover that is mainly black and white.

9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with (perhaps with a hot drink and bag of chips), or read a book with the colour yellow or blue on the cover.

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.


The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse (Flavia de Luce, #6.5) by Alan Bradley ★★★


message 10: by Sandra (last edited Jan 17, 2018 09:30AM) (new)

Sandra | 712 comments I'm in!

1. 'J' is for January - Mr. Match - J.A. Huss - 11 JAN
2. MC who is considered handsome - Fantasy in Death - J.D. Robb (Rourke) - 16 JAN
3. Featured Author - The V Card - Lauren Blakely - 5 JAN
4. a celebration (Wedding) - Rescued by Love - Melissa Foster - 17 JAN
5. two people touching on the cover - Swept Into Love - Melissa Foster - 9 JAN
6. male model partially exposing his body - Ryan - Kate Hoffmann - 11 JAN
7. Fantasy book - Clockwork Angel - Cassandra Clare - 6 JAN
8. Enemies to Lovers - Mr. Corporate - J.A. Huss - 7 JAN
9. blue cover - Dance with Me - Lacey Silks - 2 JAN
10. Reader's Choice - Waste of Worth - Bethany-Kris - 16 JAN

Mr. Match (Mister, #5) by J.A. Huss Fantasy in Death (In Death, #30) by J.D. Robb The V Card by Lauren Blakely Rescued by Love (The Ryders, #4; Love in Bloom, #42) by Melissa Foster Swept Into Love Gage Ryder (The Ryders #5; Love in Bloom #41) by Melissa Foster The Mighty Quinns Ryan by Kate Hoffmann Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) by Cassandra Clare Mr. Corporate (Mister, #3) by J.A. Huss Dance with Me by Lacey Silks Waste of Worth (DeLuca Duet, #1) by Bethany-Kris


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Jujubee (goodreadscomjujubeed) | 216 comments 🎉Happy New Reading Year🎊
Completed my challenge January 22 📖 10/10

Caress of Darkness (Phoenix Brotherhood, #0.5) by Julie Kenner 1. 'J' is for January: Caress of Darkness (Dark Pleasures 0.5) J. Kenner • Read 01/11/18 2*
Point of Retreat (Slammed, #2) by Colleen Hoover 2. Aphrodite: Point of Retreat (Slammed 02) Colleen Hoover • Read 01/14/18 3*
Most Irresistible Guy (Most Valuable Playboy, #0.5) by Lauren Blakely 3. (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Most Irresistible Guy • Read 01/14/18 4*
Planet Mail (Mail Call, #1) by Kate Pearce 4. National Hangover Day: Celebrate birth! Planet Mail (Mail Call 01) Kate Pearce • Read 01/22/18 4*
A Private Duel with Agent Gunn (The Gentlemen of Scotland Yard) by Jillian Stone 5. Cuddle Up Day: A Private Duel with Agent Gunn (The Gentlemen of Scotland Yard 03) Jillian Stone • Read 01/04/18 4*
Prince Charming by C.D. Reiss 6.Male Watcher's Day: MC is FBI & secrets hidden in the dark Web Prince Charming CD Reiss • Read 01/08/18 4.5*
Find Me in Darkness (Dark Pleasures, #1) by Julie Kenner 7. Appreciate a Dragon Day: PNR Find Me in Darkness (Dark Pleasures #1) Julie Kenner • Read 01/17/18 3*
Finding Eden (Eden, #2) by Kele Moon 8. Opposite Day: Finding Eden (Eden 02) Kelli Moon • Read 01/16/18 4*
Bond with Me (Fallen, #1) by Anne Marsh 9. National Cornchip Day: Bond with Me (Fallen 01) Anne Marsh • Read 01/20/18 3.5*
Warlord's Destiny by Delilah Devlin 10. Reader's Choice: Warlord's Destiny Delilah Devlin • Read 01/23/18 4.5*


message 12: by Christine (last edited Jan 31, 2018 05:44PM) (new)

Christine (KizzieReads) (kizzie48) | 104 comments I'm in!

10/10... Completed January 31

1. 'J' is for January: Jackaby by William Ritter January 26, 3.75 stars

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses: Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout January 25, 4 stars

3. Featured Author Challenge: Contemporary Romance: A Cowboy Comes Home by Barbara Dunlop January 28, 4 stars

4. National Hangover Day: Identical by Ellen Hopkins January 21, 5 stars

5. Cuddle Up Day: The Bachelor's Stand-In Wife by Susan Crosby January 22, 5 stars

6. Male Watcher's Day: Brave the Wild Wind by Johanna Lindsey January 31, 5 stars

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Fire Me Up by Katie MacAlister

8. Opposite Day - January 25: The Hating Game by Sally Thorne January 10, 3.75 stars

9. National Cornchip Day: The Girl With All the Gifts: Extended Free Preview by M.R. Carey January 19, 4 stars

10. Reader's Choice: Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple January 4, 3.75 stars

Jackaby (Jackaby, #1) by William Ritter Obsidian (Lux, #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout A Cowboy Comes Home (Colorado Cattle Barons, #1) by Barbara Dunlop Identical by Ellen Hopkins The Bachelor's Stand-In Wife by Susan Crosby Brave the Wild Wind (Wyoming, #1) by Johanna Lindsey Fire Me Up (Aisling Grey #2) by Katie MacAlister The Hating Game by Sally Thorne The Girl With All the Gifts Extended Free Preview by M.R. Carey Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple


message 13: by Nicole (last edited Jan 14, 2018 09:27PM) (new)

Nicole P | 3200 comments I'm in!

2018 January Monthly Challenge

10/10 completed

✓ 'J' is for January: Lucky in Love by Jill Shalvis (02/01) ★★★★

✓ Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE: Keepsake by Sarina Bowen (14/01) ★★★

✓ Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Hard Wood by Lauren Blakely (04/01) ★★★

✓ National Hangover Day - January 1: The Wedding Trap by Adrienne Bell (15/01) ★★
✓ Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Unfixable by Tessa Bailey (09/01) ★★★

✓ Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Most Likely To Score by Lauren Blakely (13/01) ★★★★

✓ Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Archangel's Consort by Nalini Singh (11/01) ★★★

✓ Opposite Day - January 25: Bad Habit by Charleigh Rose (08/01) ★★★

✓ National Cornchip Day - January 29: Feel the Heat by Kate Meader (07/01) ★★★

✓ Reader's Choice: Worked Up by Tessa Bailey (01/01) ★★★★

Lucky in Love (Lucky Harbor, #4) by Jill Shalvis Keepsake (True North, #3) by Sarina Bowen Hard Wood (Big Rock, #6) by Lauren Blakely The Wedding Trap (Second Service, #1) by Adrienne Bell Unfixable by Tessa Bailey Most Likely To Score by Lauren Blakely Archangel's Consort (Guild Hunter, #3) by Nalini Singh Bad Habit (Bad Love, #1) by Charleigh Rose Feel the Heat (Hot in the Kitchen, #1) by Kate Meader Worked Up (Made in Jersey, #3) by Tessa Bailey


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Georgina Parkin (geosbookblog) | 253 comments 10/10

1. 'J' is for January. Read a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J': Seven Minutes in Heaven (Eloisa James) 9/1

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses – APHRODITE. Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome: Beyond the Highland Mist 2/1 (they both are)

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely. Read one book written by Lauren Blakely: Sweet Sinful Nights 4/1

4. National Hangover Day - January 1. Read a book with a celebration in the storyline (wedding): Wedlocked 11/1

5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6. Read a book with two people touching on the cover: The Serpent Prince 6/1

6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8. Read a book with a cover male model exposing his body: The Goal 7/1

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16. Read a PNR book: Blaze of Memory 14/1

8. Opposite Day - January 25. Read a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope: Haunted by the King of Death 3/1

9. National Cornchip Day - January 29. Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with: The Duchess Deal 10/1

10. Reader's Choice. Read any book of your choice: Til Death Do Us Trope 14/1

Seven Minutes in Heaven (Desperate Duchesses by the Numbers, #3; Desperate Duchesses, #9) by Eloisa James Beyond the Highland Mist (Highlander, #1) by Karen Marie Moning Sweet Sinful Nights (Sinful Nights, #1) by Lauren Blakely Wedlocked (PresLocke, #3) by Ella Frank The Serpent Prince (Princes Trilogy, #3) by Elizabeth Hoyt The Goal (Off-Campus, #4) by Elle Kennedy Haunted by the King of Death (Eternal Mates, #11) by Felicity Heaton Blaze of Memory (Psy-Changeling, #7) by Nalini Singh The Duchess Deal (Girl Meets Duke, #1) by Tessa Dare Til Death Do Us Trope by Alexa Riley


message 15: by Lilly (last edited Jan 18, 2018 03:32AM) (new)

Lilly | 67 comments 2018 January Monthly Challenge

DONE!
10/10 Completed

✔1. 'J' is for January: Jaded Hearts by Harper Sloan ★★★★ January 18
✔2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE: Rescuing the Bad Boy by Jessica Lemmon ★★★★ January 2
✔3. 3. Featured Author Challenge - Lauren Blakely: Well Hung by Lauren Blakely ★★★★ January 8
✔4. National Hangover Day: Addicted to You by Krista Ritchie ★★★★ January 16
✔5. Cuddle Up Day: Bodyguard Reunion by Beverly Long ★★★★★ January 10
✔6. Male Watcher's Day: One More Shot by Victoria Denault ★★★ January 16
✔7. Appreciate a Dragon Day: Curiosity Thrilled the Cat by Sofie Kelly ★★★ January 4
✔8. Opposite Day: Anything You Can Do by R.S. Grey ★★★★ January 12
✔9. National Cornchip Day: Caught by You by Jennifer Bernard ★★★★ January 11
✔10. Reader's Choice: Back in the Game by Lori Wilde ★★★★ January 13

Jaded Hearts (Loaded Replay, #1) by Harper Sloan Rescuing the Bad Boy (Second Chance, #2) by Jessica Lemmon Well Hung (Big Rock, #3) by Lauren Blakely Addicted to You (Addicted, #1) by Krista Ritchie Bodyguard Reunion (Wingman Security) by Beverly Long One More Shot (Hometown Players #1) by Victoria Denault Curiosity Thrilled the Cat (Magical Cats, #1) by Sofie Kelly Anything You Can Do by R.S. Grey Caught by You (Love Between the Bases #2) by Jennifer Bernard Back in the Game (Stardust, Texas, #1) by Lori Wilde


message 16: by Barbara ★ (last edited Feb 05, 2018 10:30PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 3558 comments January Challenge

READ: 9/8

✔1. 'J' is for January: Just a Hint - Clint - Lori Foster 1/27

✔2. Aphrodite: When Darkness Ends - Alexandra Ivy 1/13

✔3. (FAC) author: Murder on the Aloha Express - Sally Smith/Jean Steffins 1/11

✔5. Cuddle Up Day: My Lord Vampire - Alexandra Ivy 1/22

✔6. Male Watcher's Day: The Goblin King - Shona Husk 1/11

✔7. Appreciate a Dragon Day: Violca's Dragon - Leilani Love 1/27

✔8. Opposite Day: The White Mary - Kira Salak (not my kinda book) 1/18

✔9. National Cornchip Day: Seven Stones to Stand or Fall - Diana Gabaldon (wanting to get back to the Outlander world) 1/14

✔10. Reader's Choice: Lucifer - Ava Martell 1/8

Just a Hint - Clint (Visitation, North Carolina, #4) by Lori Foster When Darkness Ends (Guardians of Eternity, #12) by Alexandra Ivy Murder on the Aloha Express (Aloha Lagoon Mysteries #2) by Sally J. Smith My Lord Vampire (Immortal Rogues, #1) by Alexandra Ivy The Goblin King (Shadowlands, #1) by Shona Husk Violca's Dragon (The Dragon Ruby, #1) by Leilani Love The White Mary by Kira Salak Seven Stones to Stand or Fall by Diana Gabaldon Lucifer (Fire From Heaven #1) by Ava Martell

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 17: by Sonja (last edited Jan 30, 2018 12:27PM) (new)

Sonja (sonjac) | 1047 comments 9/10!!!!

1. 'J' is for January:
What You Need
★★★★

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE
The Highland Commander
★★★★


3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Contemporary
Down Home Cowboy
★★★★

4. National Hangover Day - January 1 ~
Idol
★★★★★

5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6:
Hate to Want You
★★★★

6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8:
Play
★★★★

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16:
Changing the Game
★★★

8. Opposite Day - January 25:
Hunting Prince Dracula

9. National Cornchip Day - January 29:
The Dancing Master

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
Midnight Pleasures with a Scoundrel
★★★★,
Truth or Beard ★★★★

Hunting Prince Dracula (Stalking Jack the Ripper, #2) by Kerri Maniscalco , The Dancing Master by Julie Klassen ,

DONE
What You Need (Need You, #1) by Lorelei James , The Highland Commander (Lords of the Highlands #2) by Amy Jarecki , Down Home Cowboy (Copper Ridge, #8) by Maisey Yates Idol (VIP, #1) by Kristen Callihan , Changing the Game (Play by Play, #2) by Jaci Burton , Hate to Want You (Forbidden Hearts, #1) by Alisha Rai Play (Stage Dive, #2) by Kylie Scott , Midnight Pleasures with a Scoundrel (Scoundrels of St. James, #4) by Lorraine Heath , Truth or Beard (Winston Brothers, #1) by Penny Reid


message 18: by Alex (last edited Jan 30, 2018 08:39AM) (new)

Alex (HEABookNerd) (heabooknerd) January Monthly Challenge

8/10

1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.

Pink lace and Stolen Hearts by JC Wallace (1/12)
Pink Lace and Stolen Hearts by Jake C. Wallace

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome or read a book with a child as a feature of the storyline.

Ghost Planet by Sharon Lynn Fisher (1/16)
Ghost Planet by Sharon Lynn Fisher

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely Read one book written by Lauren Blakely or any author with her first or last name. You may also read: a book set in California, or by an author who is from California, any book with a dog in the storyline or cover, a book shelved as Contemporary Romance, a book co-written with another author

Roomies by Christina Lauren (1/21)
Roomies by Christina Lauren

4. National Hangover Day - January 1 Read a book where an MC has an addiction or gets drunk, or a book with a celebration in the storyline (eg wedding, 4th July, New Years etc)

Year One by Nora Roberts (1/15)
Year One (Chronicles of The One, #1) by Nora Roberts

5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book with two people touching (arms, hands, anyway at all) on the cover or a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies'.

Radio Silence by Alyssa Cole (1/29)
Radio Silence (Off the Grid, #1) by Alyssa Cole

6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body or a book with a detective in the storyline or a mystery book.


7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a PNR or Fantasy book, or a book with a character who could be termed 'a dragon' (intimidating, gets aggressive quickly, metaphorically breathes fire, etc)


8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book that is outside your normal reading range, a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope or a book with a cover that is mainly black and white.

Something About You by Julie James (1/28)
Something About You (FBI/US Attorney, #1) by Julie James

9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with (perhaps with a hot drink and bag of chips), or read a book with the colour yellow or blue on the cover.

Crashed on an Ice World by Anna Hackett (1/10)
Crashed on an Ice World (The Phoenix Adventures #9) by Anna Hackett

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.

Bound by Amelia Bishop (1/6)
Bound by Amelia Bishop


message 19: by Mariana (last edited Jan 31, 2018 01:00PM) (new)

Mariana (lyqrycy) | 548 comments January Monthly Challenge
10/10

1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'
Animal Attraction (Animal Magnetism, #2) by Jill Shalvis by Jill Shalvis, read Jan 11, ★★★1/2

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE
Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome

Stuck-Up Suit by Vi Keeland by Vi Keeland & Penelope Ward, read Jan 20, ★★

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Read one book written by Lauren Blakely
Mister O (Big Rock #2) by Lauren Blakely by Lauren Blakely, read Jan 31, ★★★

4. National Hangover Day - January 1 ~ naturally following on from 31 Dec celebrations
Read a book with a celebration in the storyline
Be My Best Man by Con Riley by Con Riley, read Jan 27, ★★★★★

5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies'
Meet Cute Some People Are Destined to Meet by Jennifer L. Armentrout by Jennifer L. Armentrout, read Jan 25, ★★★

6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body
Revelry (Taint, #1) by Carmen Jenner by Carmen Jenner, read Jan 06, ★★

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a PNR
Pack of Lies (The Twenty-Sided Sorceress #3) by Annie Bellet by Annie Bellet, read Jan 20, ★★★★

8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope
Down by Contact (The Barons, #2) by Santino Hassell by Santino Hassell, read Jan 06, ★★★★★

9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with
Kill Game (Seven of Spades, #1) by Cordelia Kingsbridge by Cordelia Kingsbridge, read Jan 24, ★★★★

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice
Working It (Metropolis, #2) by Riley Hart by Riley Hart, Devon McCormack, read Jan 13, ★★★1/2


message 20: by Connie N. (last edited Jan 21, 2018 09:04AM) (new)

Connie N. | 1038 comments I'll shoot for all 10 and see how many I end up with.

January Monthly Challenge
Timeframe: 1/1/18 to 1/31/18
10/10

1. 'J' is for January - Author's 1st name starts with J - Author Janet Evanovich - Tricky Twenty-Two - 1/7/18 ♥♥♥♥♥
Tricky Twenty-Two (Stephanie Plum, #22) by Janet Evanovich

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses – APHRODITE - Child as a feature of the storyline - With This Christmas Ring by Manda Collins - 1/4/18 ♥♥♥♥
With This Christmas Ring by Manda Collins
Merry delivers her friend’s child to the child’s father after her friend’s death.

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely - Contemporary Romance - Hummingbird Lake by Emily March - 1/4/18 ♥♥♥♥
Hummingbird Lake (Eternity Springs, #2) by Emily March
52 readers shelved this as Contemporary romance

4. National Hangover Day - January 1 - With a celebration in the storyline - Welcome Home for Christmas by Annie Rains - 1/5/18 ♥♥♥♥
Welcome Home for Christmas by Annie Rains
Christmas

5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6 - With two people touching - Darling Beast by Elizabeth Hoyt - 1/10/18 ♥♥♥♥
Darling Beast (Maiden Lane, #7) by Elizabeth Hoyt

6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8 - Detective in the storyline - The Reluctant Duchess by Sharon Cullen - 1/18/18 ♥♥♥♥
The Reluctant Duchess by Sharon Cullen

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16 - PNR - Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews - 1/17/18 ♥♥♥♥♥
Magic Strikes (Kate Daniels, #3) by Ilona Andrews

8. Opposite Day - January 25 - Outside your normal reading range - The Gatekeeper by Kathryn Smith - 1/9/18 ♥♥♥
The Gatekeeper by Kathryn Smith
Biography about FDR.

9. National Cornchip Day - January 29 - Blue on the cover - Rose Harbor in Bloom by Debbie Macomber - 1/13/18 ♥♥♥♥
Rose Harbor in Bloom (Rose Harbor, #2) by Debbie Macomber

10. Reader's Choice – Any book - Enquiry by Dick Francis - 1/2/18 ♥♥♥♥
Enquiry by Dick Francis

****CHALLENGE COMPLETE 1/18/18*****


message 21: by Ann (last edited Jan 27, 2018 05:14AM) (new)

Ann | 20 comments I'm in!

10/10

1. 'J' is for January: Author's first name starts with 'J': The Red Threads of Fortune - 1/10

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE: Handsome or beautiful MC.: One Snowy Night - 1/12

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: One Night With Her - 1/26


4. National Hangover Day - January 1 ~ celebration in story: Crime and Poetry - 1/20

5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book with two people touching: Sweet Little Lies -- 1/11

6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: mystery book: Cat Got Your Diamonds - 1/14

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: PNR/Fantansy: Sweep In Peace - 1/20

8. Opposite Day - January 25: book with black and white on the cover: A Song for Quiet - 1/14

9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Color blue on the cover: Clean Sweep -- 1/12

10. Reader's Choice: The Coincidence of Coconut Cake - 1/10


Upon completion, please repost your challenge as it helps when updating; you may update your original challenge as or go or repost if you choose.

Happy Reading!!


message 22: by Camille (last edited Jan 24, 2018 08:47PM) (new)

Camille | 327 comments January 2018 Monthly Challenge
Completed: 10/10


1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'. Caveman by Jo Raven, 3 stars, finished 1/23/18
2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE
Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome or read a book with a child as a feature of the storyline. Alice In Chains by Adriana Arden, 3 stars, finished 1/11/18
3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Read one book written by Lauren Blakely or any author with her first or last name. Sweet Sinful Nights by Lauren Blakely, 3 stars, finished 1/10/18
4. National Hangover Day - January 1 ~ naturally following on from 31 Dec celebrations!!
Read a book where an MC has an addiction or gets drunk, or a book with a celebration in the storyline (eg wedding, 4th July, New Years etc) Us by Sarina Bowen, 5 stars, finished 1/5/18
5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book with two people touching (arms, hands, anyway at all) on the cover or a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies'. Harmless by Nicole Edwards, 5 stars, finished 1/16/18
6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body or a book with a detective in the storyline or a mystery book. Him by Sarina Bowen, 5 stars, finished 1/4/18
7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a PNR or Fantasy book, or a book with a character who could be termed 'a dragon' (intimidating, gets aggressive quickly, metaphorically breathes fire, etc) Jarek by Celia Kyle, 3 stars, finished 1/15/18
8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book that is outside your normal reading range, a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope or a book with a cover that is mainly black and white. An Alpha's Kiss by Evelyn Glass, 3 stars, finished 1/13/18 (Enemy to lover)
9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with (perhaps with a hot drink and bag of chips), or read a book with the colour yellow or blue on the cover: Wait For Morning by Nicole Edwards, 3 stars, finished 1/21/18
10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice: Infatuation by Nicole Edwards, 3 stars, finished 1/21/18

Us (Him #2) by Sarina Bowen Him (Him #1) by Sarina Bowen Sweet Sinful Nights (Sinful Nights, #1) by Lauren Blakely Alice In Chains by Adriana Arden An Alpha's Kiss (Untamed, #1) by Evelyn Glass Jarek (Dragons of Preor, #1) by Celia Kyle Harmless (Pier 70, #4) by Nicole Edwards Infatuation (Club Destiny, #4) by Nicole Edwards Wait For Morning (Sniper 1 Security, #1) by Nicole Edwards Caveman by Jo Raven


message 23: by Sarah {The Bookish Knitter} (last edited Jan 31, 2018 04:54PM) (new)

Sarah {The Bookish Knitter} (sarahphalen) | 524 comments 2018 January Monthly Challenge
10/10 Complete

✔︎ 1. 'J' is for January: When He Was Wicked by Julia Quinn
🎧 January 31st, 2018 - ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

✔︎ 2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - Aphrodite: Red's Hot Cowboy by Carolyn Brown
🎧 January 16th, 2017 - ⭐️⭐️⭐️ 1/2

✔︎ 3. Featured Author Challenge - Lauren Blakely: The Chocolate Cure by Roxanne Snopek
📖 January 30th, 2018 - ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

✔︎ 4. January 1st - National Hangover Day: Happy New Year, Baby Fortune! by Leanne Banks
📖 January 22nd, 2018 - ⭐️⭐️⭐️ 1/2

✔︎ 5. January 6th - Cuddle Up Day: Discovering Pride by Jill Sanders
🎧 January 22nd, 2018 - ⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2

✔︎ 6. January 8th - Male Watcher's Day: Royally Matched by Emma Chase
🎧 January 8th, 2018 - ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

✔︎ 7. January 16th - Appreciate a Dragon Day: The Forgotten by Heather Graham
🎧 January 28th, 2018 - ⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2

✔︎ 8. January 25th - Opposite Day: Ruthless by Anne Stuart
🎧 January 11th, 2018 - ⭐️⭐️⭐️

✔︎ 9. January 29th - National Corn Chip Day: One Good Earl Deserves a Lover by Sarah MacLean
🎧 January 5th, 2018 - ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 1/2

✔︎ 10. Reader's Choice: The Cat Who Turned On and Off by Lilian Jackson Braun
📖 January 7th, 2018 - ⭐️⭐️⭐️ 1/2

When He Was Wicked (Bridgertons, #6) by Julia QuinnRed's Hot Cowboy (Spikes & Spurs, #2) by Carolyn BrownThe Chocolate Cure (Love at the Chocolate Shop, #4) by Roxanne SnopekHappy New Year, Baby Fortune! by Leanne BanksDiscovering Pride (Pride #2) by Jill SandersRoyally Matched (Royally, #2) by Emma ChaseThe Forgotten (Krewe of Hunters, #16) by Heather GrahamRuthless (The House of Rohan, #1) by Anne StuartOne Good Earl Deserves a Lover (The Rules of Scoundrels, #2) by Sarah MacLeanThe Cat Who Turned on and Off (Cat Who..., #3) by Lilian Jackson Braun




message 24: by Karen ♐ (last edited Jan 31, 2018 06:45PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 1245 comments January Monthly Challenge


1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE
APHRODITE was the goddess of fertility, love, and beauty. During the Trojan War, Aphrodite fought on the side of Paris. Aphrodite and her son Eros (Cupid) teamed up to cause Zeus to fall in love with a human named Europa.
Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome
- Desire After Dark Marie Force - 1/3
Desire After Dark (Gansett Island Series #15) by Marie Force

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Read one book written by Lauren Blakely or any author with her first or last name. Link to Lauren Blakely's backlist- https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

Fun Facts about Lauren:
* Lauren Blakely lives in California
* Her novels are plotted out while walking her dogs
* She is a New York Times best selling author of contemporary romance
* Her latest release The V Card was co-authored with Lili Valente - - The V Card Lauren Blakely - 1/27
The V Card by Lauren Blakely

You may also read:
* a book set in California, or by an author who is from California
* any book with a dog in the storyline or cover
* a book shelved as Contemporary Romance
* a book co-written with another author



4. National Hangover Day - January 1 ~ naturally following on from 31 Dec celebrations!!
Read a book where an MC gets drunk
- Stanton Unconditional (Stanton, #2) by T.L. Swan T.L. Swan - 1/25

5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book with two people touching (arms, hands, anyway at all) on the cover - Sinful Empire Meghan March - 1/7
Sinful Empire (Mount Trilogy, #3) by Meghan March

6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a boowith a detective in the storyline or a mystery book. - Memory in Death J.D. Robb - 1/12
Memory in Death (In Death, #22) by J.D. Robb

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a Fantasy book - Heaven and Earth Nora Roberts - 1/20
Heaven and Earth (Three Sisters Island, #2) by Nora Roberts

8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book that is mainly black and white. - Defiant Queen Meghan March - 1/6
Defiant Queen (Mount Trilogy, #2) by Meghan March

9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with (perhaps with a hot drink and bag of chips) - Shattered Helen Hardt - 1/8
Shattered (Steel Brothers Saga, #7) by Helen Hardt

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice. - Stanton Adore T.L. Swan - 1/17
Stanton Adore (Stanton, #1) by T.L. Swan


message 25: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie | 358 comments January
Complete: 0/10


1. Under Fire by Jo Davis
2. Kissing Under the Mistletoe by Bella Andre
3. The Knocked up Plan by Lauren Blakely
4. Veil of Night by Linda Howard
5. A Hunger Like No Other by Kresley Cole
6. At the Stroke of Madness by Alex Kava
7. The Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson
8. Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama
9. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
10. Live to Tell by Lisa Gardner


message 26: by Romanticbookworm (last edited Jan 20, 2018 11:17AM) (new)

Romanticbookworm | 280 comments Im in

. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with J.
Jagged by Vivian Lux or Trial by Fire (Firefighters of Station Five, #1) by Jo Davis or other


2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE
APHRODITE was the goddess of fertility, love, and beauty. During the Trojan War, Aphrodite fought on the side of Paris. Aphrodite and her son Eros (Cupid) teamed up to cause Zeus to fall in love with a human named Europa.
Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome or read a book with a child as a feature of the storyline.

Can't Walk Away by Sandy James or other

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Read one book written by Lauren Blakely or any author with her first or last name. Link to Lauren Blakely's backlist-

Fun Facts about Lauren:
* Lauren Blakely lives in California
* Her novels are plotted out while walking her dogs
* She is a New York Times best selling author of contemporary romance
* Her latest release The V Card was co-authored with Lili Valente

You may also read:
* a book set in California, or by an author who is from California
* any book with a dog in the storyline or cover
* a book shelved as Contemporary Romance
* a book co-written with another author


4. National Hangover Day - January 1 ~ naturally following on from 31 Dec celebrations!!
Read a book where an MC has an addiction or gets drunk, or a book with a celebration in the storyline (eg wedding, 4th July, New Years etc)

5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book with two people touching (arms, hands, anyway at all) on the cover or a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies'.

Bad at Love by Karina Halle or other

6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body or a book with a detective in the storyline or a mystery book.

ACE Las Vegas Bad Boys by Frankie Love or other

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a PNR or Fantasy book, or a book with a character who could be termed 'a dragon' (intimidating, gets aggressive quickly, metaphorically breathes fire, etc)
Phantom Evil (Krewe of Hunters, #1) by Heather Graham or other

8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book that is outside your normal reading range, a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope or a book with a cover that is mainly black and white.

Glass Sword (Red Queen, #2) by Victoria Aveyard or A Love Letter to Whiskey by Kandi Steiner or other


9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with (perhaps with a hot drink and bag of chips), or read a book with the colour yellow or blue on the cover.

Miss Mechanic by Emma Hart - Currently reading


10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.

Shadows and Strongholds (FitzWarin #1) by Elizabeth Chadwick - finished 19/01/18 - 5 stars


message 27: by Danielle Gypsy Soul (last edited Jan 31, 2018 10:52AM) (new)

Danielle  Gypsy Soul (afdaniellet) | 929 comments January Monthly Challenge
Duration: 1 - 31 January


Read 10/10

1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.
Jackson's Trust 1/31 ★★★

2. APHRODITE - Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome or read a book with a child as a feature of the storyline.
Worth the Fall 1/4 ★★★
3. Lauren Blakely: Read a book set in California or abook with a dog in the storyline or on the cover, or a Contemporary Romance, or a book co-written with another author
Two Feet Under 1/6 ★★★
4. National Hangover Day - Read a book where an MC has an addiction or gets drunk, or a book with a celebration in the storyline (eg wedding, 4th July, New Years etc)
Darkest Hour Before Dawn 1/8 ★★★★
5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book with two people touching (arms, hands, anyway at all) on the cover or a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies'.
On Solid Ground by Quinn Anderson 1/1 ★★★
6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body or a book with a detective in the storyline or a mystery book.
Secrets in Death 1/7 ★★★★
7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a PNR or Fantasy book
Baby, I'm Howling for You 1/17 ★★★
8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book that is outside your normal reading range, a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope or a book with a cover that is mainly black and white.
Reckless Behavior (Bad Behavior, #3) by L.A. Witt 1/1 ★★★★★
9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with or read a book with the colour yellow or blue on the cover.
Undone By You 1/16 ★★★★★
10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
Two Man Station 1/21 ★★★


message 28: by Emily (last edited Jan 28, 2018 09:17AM) (new)

Emily | 693 comments 1. 'J' is for January: : Read a book or by an author's first or last name starts with 'J'. JH Croix -Burn So Bad 1.25

2. Aphrodite: Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome or read a book with a child as a feature of the storyline.
Ride Baby Ride by Vivian Arend 1.4
3. (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely:  Worth The Risk by Claudia Connor 1.2

4. National Hangover Day: Read a book where an MC has an addiction or gets drunk, or a book with a celebration in the storyline.- The Chrstmas Wedding Swap by Allyson Charles 1.3

5. Cuddle Up Day: Read a book with two people touching (arms, hands, anyway at all) on the cover or a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies'. Falling For Cade by Ra'chael Ohara 1.5

6. Male Watcher's Day: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body or a book with a detective in the storyline or a mystery book. The Librarian by Belle Wiinter 1.8

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day: Read a PNR or Fantasy book, or with a character who could be termed 'a dragon.' Daughter of Aphrodite by CM Owens 1.7

8. Opposite Day: Read a book that is outside your normal reading range, a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope or a book with a cover that is mainly black and white. The Sizzle Saga by Sarah O Rourke 1.14 587 Pages

9. National Cornchip Day: Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with, or a book with the colour yellow or blue on the cover. Thrown Down by Tessa Bailey 1.8

10. Reader's Choice:  Trouble Next Door by Stefanie Landon1.7


message 29: by Lily (last edited Jan 30, 2018 11:31AM) (new)

Lily (lilygcs) | 200 comments 10/10 - finished Jan 25th


'J' is for January: Just A Little Bad - 1/25/18 - 3.5★
APHRODITE: Better Than Safe - 1/8/18 - 4.5★
(FAC) author - Contemporary Romance: Texas Gift - 1/8/18 - 5★
National Hangover Day: Christmas Outing - 1/5/18 - 4★
Cuddle Up Day: Defiance - 1/19/18 - 4★
Male Watcher's Day: The Cannibal King's Husband - 1/12/18 - 4★
Appreciate a Dragon Day: The Consumption of Magic 1/11/18 - 5★
Opposite Day: Kairos - 1/24/18 - 4★
National Cornchip Day: Kidnapped by the Pirate - 1/7/18 - 5★
Reader's Choice: The Alpha Prince - 1/6/18 - 5★


message 30: by MountainKat, Moderator (new)

MountainKat | 19706 comments I'm in for the usual 10!


message 31: by Ethel (last edited Jan 19, 2018 09:07AM) (new)

Ethel | 739 comments January Monthly Challenge

10/10 read

Done!

[1.1.] 8. Opposite Day: Messukylän veriteko by Tuomas Rimpiläinen
[1.1.] 6. Male Watcher's Day: The Adventure of Black Peter by Arthur Conan Doyle
[2.1.] 4. National Hangover Day: Running: The Autobiography by Ronnie O'Sullivan
[4.1.] 1. 'J' is for January: Viiltäjä-Jack by Russell Edwards, Jari Louhelainen
[5.1.] 5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Persuasion by Jane Austen
[5.1.] 9. National Cornchip Day: Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
[7.1.] 2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
[9.1.] 7. Appreciate a Dragon Day: Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll
[10.1.] 10. Reader's Choice: A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
[19.1.] 3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Under Her Skin by Adriana Anders


message 32: by Shan ~A~ (last edited Feb 01, 2018 05:34AM) (new)

Shan ~A~ (thebookglutton) | 975 comments January Monthly Challenge
Progress: 9/10

1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.
Wrapped and Strapped by Lorelei James ~ 01/10/18

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE
Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome or read a book with a child as a feature of the storyline.

Wait for It by Mariana Zapata 01/28/18

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Read one book written by Lauren Blakely or any author with her first or last name.
Mister O by Lauren Blakely ~ 01/07/18

4. National Hangover Day - January 1 ~ naturally following on from 31 Dec celebrations!!
Read a book where an MC has an addiction or gets drunk, or a book with a celebration in the storyline (eg wedding, 4th July, New Years etc)

Well Hung by Lauren Blakely 01/22/18

5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book with two people touching (arms, hands, anyway at all) on the cover or a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies'.
Reasonable Doubt Volume 3 (Reasonable Doubt, #3) by Whitney G. by Whitney G. 01/19/18

6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body or a book with a detective in the storyline or a mystery book.
Blind Reader Wanted by Georgia Le Carre by Georgia Le Carre 01/19/18

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a PNR or Fantasy book, or a book with a character who could be termed 'a dragon' (intimidating, gets aggressive quickly, metaphorically breathes fire, etc)
Broken Dove by Kristen Ashley ~ 01/06/18

8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book that is outside your normal reading range, a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope or a book with a cover that is mainly black and white.

9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with (perhaps with a hot drink and bag of chips), or read a book with the colour yellow or blue on the cover.
Play It Safe by Kristen Ashley Play It Safe by Kristen Ashley ~ 01/02/18

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
Beard Mode by Lani Lynn Vale ~ 01/08/18


message 33: by True.magic (last edited Jan 17, 2018 10:17AM) (new)

True.magic | 126 comments January Monthly Challenge
Read: 10/10


01. 'J' is for January: Just For You January 2, 2018

02. A book with a child as a feature of the storyline : The Sexy One January 11, 2018

03. A book written by Lauren Blakely: The Only One January 12, 2018

04. A book with a celebration in the storyline: Unwrapping His Convenient Fiancée January 15, 2018

05. A book with two people touching on the cover: Blackmailing the Virgin January 15, 2018

06. A book with a cover male model : The Hot One January 13, 2018

07. Read a PNR or Fantasy book :Steel Scars January 13, 2018

08. A book with a cover that is mainly black and white : Queen Song January 13, 2018

09. A book with the colour blue on the cover: Just Good Friends January 17, 2018

10. A book of my choice:The Virgin Duet January 14, 2018




message 34: by Cyliena (last edited Feb 10, 2018 06:41AM) (new)

Cyliena | 236 comments I'm in! Aiming for 7, but hoping for 10. :)

Completed: 10/10

1. ✔ 'J' is for January : Christmas at Glosser's by Robert T. Jeschonek 3★
2. ✔ APHRODITE : The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden 3.5★
3. ✔ FAC - Lauren Blakely : Stars in Their Eyes by Lauren Blakely 3★
4. ✔ National Hangover Day : Crank by Adriana Locke 3★
5. ✔ Cuddle Up Day : The Heiress's Deception by Christi Caldwell 4★
6. ✔ Male Watcher's Day : TinderElla by Eddie Cleveland 1.5★
7. ✔ Appreciate a Dragon Day : Fire in His Fury by Ruby Dixon 3.5★
8. ✔ Opposite Day : A Little Gold Book of Ghastly Stuff by Neil Gaiman 2.5★
9. ✔ National Cornchip Day : The Alien's Mail-Order Bride by Ruby Dixon 2.5★
10. ✔ Reader's Choice : Switch by Adriana Locke 4★

Christmas at Glosser's by Robert T. Jeschonek The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy, #1) by Katherine Arden Stars in Their Eyes (Caught Up in Love, #4) by Lauren Blakely Crank (The Gibson Boys, #1) by Adriana Locke The Heiress's Deception (Sinful Brides, #4) by Christi Caldwell TinderElla by Eddie Cleveland Fire in His Fury (Fireblood Dragon, #4) by Ruby Dixon A Little Gold Book of Ghastly Stuff by Neil Gaiman The Alien's Mail-Order Bride (Mail-Order Brides, #1) by Ruby Dixon Switch (Landry Family, #3) by Adriana Locke


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message 35: by Jodie (last edited Jan 30, 2018 06:39PM) (new)

Jodie (dubious_ks) | 37 comments Completed total: 10/10 categories

✔️1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.
Jana Aston
Times Square by Jana Aston , 1/6/18, 5*

✔️2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE
Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome or read a book with a child as a feature of the storyline.
A Reason to Breathe (Reason, #1) by C.P. Smith , 1/21/18, 4*

✔️3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Read one book written by Lauren
You may also read:
* any book with a dog in the storyline
The Hookup (Moonlight and Motor Oil, #1) by Kristen Ashley , 1/30/18

✔️4. National Hangover Day -
Read a book where an MC has an addiction Any Day Now (Sullivan's Crossing, #2) by Robyn Carr , 1/23/18, 4*
or a book with a celebration in the storyline (eg wedding, 4th July, New Years etc) {A Reason to Breathe also fits here, they celebrate Halloween}

✔️5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book with two people touching (arms, hands, anyway at all) on the cover
The Rocker That Holds Me (The Rocker, #1) by Terri Anne Browning (1/9/18, 3*)
or a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies'.

✔️6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body or
a book with a detective in the storyline
Covet (Covet, #1) by Tracey Garvis-Graves , 1/8/18, 3.5*

✔️7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a PNR or Fantasy book
Treasured Find (Royal-Kagan Shifter World, #1) by Nancy Corrigan , 1/5/18, 4*

✔️8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book that (is outside your normal reading range, a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope) or a book with a cover that is mainly black and white. Slim To None (Cedar Tree #1) by Freya Barker , 1/24/18, 3*

✔️9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with (perhaps with a hot drink and bag of chips), Midnight Soul (Fantasyland, #5) by Kristen Ashley , 1/28/18; 4*
or read a book with the colour yellow or blue on the cover.

✔️10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
Sweet Seduction Sacrifice (Sweet Seduction, #1) by Nicola Claire , 1/13/18, 3.5*


message 36: by Susan (new)

Susan (scoutmomskf) | 1651 comments I'm in for all 10

0/10


1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.


2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE:

APHRODITE was the goddess of fertility, love, and beauty. During the Trojan War, Aphrodite fought on the side of Paris. Aphrodite and her son Eros (Cupid) teamed up to cause Zeus to fall in love with a human named Europa.

Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome or read a book with a child as a feature of the storyline.


3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Read one book written by Lauren Blakely or any author with her first or last name. Link to Lauren Blakely's backlist- https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...


Fun Facts about Lauren:

* Lauren Blakely lives in California

* Her novels are plotted out while walking her dogs

* She is a New York Times best selling author of contemporary romance

* Her latest release The V Card was co-authored with Lili Valente


You may also read:

* a book set in California, or by an author who is from California

* any book with a dog in the storyline or cover

* a book shelved as Contemporary Romance

* a book co-written with another author


4. National Hangover Day - January 1 ~ naturally following on from 31 Dec celebrations!!

Read a book where an MC has an addiction or gets drunk, or a book with a celebration in the storyline (eg wedding, 4th July, New Years etc)


5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book with two people touching (arms, hands, anyway at all) on the cover or a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies'.


6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body or a book with a detective in the storyline or a mystery book.


7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a PNR or Fantasy book, or a book with a character who could be termed 'a dragon' (intimidating, gets aggressive quickly, metaphorically breathes fire, etc)


8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book that is outside your normal reading range, a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope or a book with a cover that is mainly black and white.


9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with (perhaps with a hot drink and bag of chips), or read a book with the colour yellow or blue on the cover.


10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.


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message 37: by Linda (last edited Dec 29, 2017 05:49AM) (new)

Linda Klinedinst (linda_klinedinst) I'm In - January 2018 Challenge


0/10


1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.

Nobody But You (Cedar Ridge, #3) by Jill Shalvis



2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE
APHRODITE was the goddess of fertility, love, and beauty. During the Trojan War, Aphrodite fought on the side of Paris. Aphrodite and her son Eros (Cupid) teamed up to cause Zeus to fall in love with a human named Europa.
Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome or read a book with a child as a feature of the storyline.

Agent Undercover by Lynette Eason




3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Read one book written by Lauren Blakely or any author with her first or last name. Link to Lauren Blakely's backlist- https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

Fun Facts about Lauren:
* Lauren Blakely lives in California
* Her novels are plotted out while walking her dogs
* She is a New York Times best selling author of contemporary romance
* Her latest release The V Card was co-authored with Lili Valente

You may also read:
* a book set in California, or by an author who is from California
* any book with a dog in the storyline or cover
* a book shelved as Contemporary Romance
* a book co-written with another author

Blackberry Summer (Hope's Crossing, #1) by RaeAnne Thayne



4. National Hangover Day - January 1 ~ naturally following on from 31 Dec celebrations!!
Read a book where an MC has an addiction or gets drunk, or a book with a celebration in the storyline (eg wedding, 4th July, New Years etc)

A Wedding in Springtime (Marriage Mart, #1) by Amanda Forester





5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book with two people touching (arms, hands, anyway at all) on the cover or a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies'.

The Wife Campaign (The Master Matchmakers, #2) by Regina Scott



6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body or a book with a detective in the storyline or a mystery book.

At Any Cost by Lauren Nichols



7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a PNR or Fantasy book, or a book with a character who could be termed 'a dragon' (intimidating, gets aggressive quickly, metaphorically breathes fire, etc)

How to Date a Dragon (Flirting with Fangs Trilogy, #2) by Ashlyn Chase



8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book that is outside your normal reading range, a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope or a book with a cover that is mainly black and white.

Slow Burn by Heather Graham



9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with (perhaps with a hot drink and bag of chips), or read a book with the colour yellow or blue on the cover.

Meet Me at Beachcomber Bay by Jill Mansell



10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.

Summer at Willow Lake (Lakeshore Chronicles, #1) by Susan Wiggs


message 38: by Jane (PS), Moderator (new)

Jane (PS) | 19628 comments Yay - you found the monthly challenges! Welcome Linda 🤗


message 39: by Linda (new)

Linda Klinedinst (linda_klinedinst) Jane (PS) wrote: "Yay - you found the monthly challenges! Welcome Linda 🤗"

Thank you Jane....I have a Question -

For These Challenges...can it be any book as long as it meets the Challenge or does the Books have to be all Romance type books?


message 40: by Jane (PS), Moderator (new)

Jane (PS) | 19628 comments We would prefer romance but you can sneak the odd non-romance in...


message 41: by Linda (new)

Linda Klinedinst (linda_klinedinst) Jane (PS) wrote: "We would prefer romance but you can sneak the odd non-romance in..."

Oh okay...I will just do the Romance Books. Thanks Jane...


message 42: by Linda (last edited Dec 28, 2017 07:00PM) (new)

Linda Klinedinst (linda_klinedinst) I have my 8 Books picked out for this Challenge....I will post them tomorrow. They are all Romance Books. I changed my mind about two of them so I deleted the Book Covers and I will pick something else out.


message 43: by HeatherMarie (last edited Jan 29, 2018 06:37PM) (new)

HeatherMarie (heathermariereads) | 659 comments Jan Monthly Challenge
Jan 1-30
10 / 10
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message 44: by Louise (last edited Jan 27, 2018 01:40AM) (new)

Louise | 680 comments January Monthly Challenge

1. 'J' is for January: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.
The King (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #12) by J.R. Ward
The King by J.R. Ward
Date Read: 21/1/18

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE
APHRODITE was the goddess of fertility, love, and beauty. During the Trojan War, Aphrodite fought on the side of Paris. Aphrodite and her son Eros (Cupid) teamed up to cause Zeus to fall in love with a human named Europa.
Read a romance with an MC who is considered beautiful or handsome or read a book with a child as a feature of the storyline.
Virgin River (Virgin River, #1) by Robyn Carr
Virgin River by Robyn Carr
Date Read: 17/1/18
Chloe is the abandoned baby that Mel is trying to find a home for


3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Read one book written by Lauren Blakely or any author with her first or last name. Link to Lauren Blakely's backlist- https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...
The Knocked up Plan by Lauren Blakely 11/1:18

Fun Facts about Lauren:
* Lauren Blakely lives in California
* Her novels are plotted out while walking her dogs
* She is a New York Times best selling author of contemporary romance
* Her latest release The V Card was co-authored with Lili Valente

You may also read:
* a book set in California, or by an author who is from California
* any book with a dog in the storyline or cover
* a book shelved as Contemporary Romance
* a book co-written with another author

4. National Hangover Day - January 1 ~ naturally following on from 31 Dec celebrations!!
Read a book where an MC has an addiction or gets drunk, or a book with a celebration in the storyline (eg wedding, 4th July, New Years etc)
Curse of the Pharaohs (Amelia Peabody, #2) by Elizabeth Peters
Curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters
Date Read: 25/1/18
Lady Rasterfil has a drink addiction

5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Read a book with two people touching (arms, hands, anyway at all) on the cover or a book that will leave you 'happy with warm fuzzies'.

6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Read a book with a cover male model partially (or wholly) exposing his body or a book with a detective in the storyline or a mystery book.
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew J. Sullivan 3/1/18

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Read a PNR or Fantasy book, or a book with a character who could be termed 'a dragon' (intimidating, gets aggressive quickly, metaphorically breathes fire, etc) The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien 9/1/18

8. Opposite Day - January 25: Read a book that is outside your normal reading range, a book with an Enemies to Lovers trope or a book with a cover that is mainly black and white.

9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Read a book that you have been wanting to relax with (perhaps with a hot drink and bag of chips), or read a book with the colour yellow or blue on the cover.
The Skeleton in the Closet (Southern Ghost Hunter Mysteries, #2) by Angie Fox 5/1/18

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
The Haunted Heist (Southern Ghost Hunter Mysteries, #3) by Angie Fox 14/1/17


message 45: by Angelique (last edited Dec 28, 2017 02:00PM) (new)

Angelique Anderson | 3 comments January 2018 Challenge

0/10 Completed

1. 'J' is for January: 1st to Die - James Patterson1st to Die
2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE: Sea Swept - Nora Roberts
3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Remember Me - Sharon Sala
4. National Hangover Day - January 1: Something Borrowed - Emily Giffin
5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Wildfire - Ilona Andrews
6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: DevilWithout a Cause - Terri Garey
7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Ancient Magic - Linsey Hall
8. Opposite Day - January 25: Another Woman - Margot Dalton
9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: A Discovery of Witches - Deborah Harkness
10. Reader's Choice: Diamond Girl - Diana Palmer

1st to Die (Women's Murder Club, #1) by James Patterson Sea Swept (Chesapeake Bay Saga #1) by Nora Roberts Remember Me by Sharon Sala Something Borrowed (Darcy & Rachel, #1) by Emily Giffin Wildfire (Hidden Legacy, #3) by Ilona Andrews Devil Without a Cause (The Devil's Bargain, #1) by Terri Garey Ancient Magic (Dragon's Gift The Huntress, #1) by Linsey Hall Another Woman by Margot Dalton A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1) by Deborah Harkness Diamond Girl by Diana Palmer


message 46: by MyzanM (new)

MyzanM | 317 comments I'm in!
0/10 Read

1. 'J' is for January:

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE:

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely:

4. National Hangover Day - January 1:

5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6:

6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8:

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16:

8. Opposite Day - January 25:

9. National Cornchip Day - January 29:

10. Reader's Choice:


message 47: by Ashley (last edited Jan 31, 2018 07:24AM) (new)

Ashley (itsmedaisy) January 2018 Challenge

Completed: 6/10


1. 'J' is for January: Retreat 1/3

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - Shelter 1/6

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Crushed

4. National Hangover Day - January 1 ~ Lawless 1/13

5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Checkmate: This is War (Travis & Viola, #1) 1/29

6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: The Score

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: The Cruel Prince 1/5

8. Opposite Day - January 25: Clockwork Prince

9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: Everless 1/7

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice. xo, Zach


message 48: by Amanda A (last edited Jan 30, 2018 06:17PM) (new)

Amanda A (carolinabookworm) | 766 comments January Monthly Challenge
Completed: 10/10


1. 'J' is for January: One in a Million by Jill Shalvis 1/20
2. Olympian Goddesses - APHRODITE: Evergreen Springs by RaeAnne Thayne 1/3
3. FAC author - Lauren Blakely: Barking Up the Wrong Tree by Jenn McKinlay 1/12
4. National Hangover Day - January 1: Middle of Knight by Jewel E. Ann 1/14
5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Winter Solstice by Elin Hilderbrand 1/5
6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Whispers in the Dark by Maya Banks 1/9
7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: The Vampire's Mail Order Bride by Kristen Painter 1/1
8. Opposite Day - January 25: Sick Fux by Tillie Cole 1/12
9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: On Dublin Street by Samantha Young 1/29
10. Reader's Choice: An Independent Wife by Linda Howard 1/26


message 49: by Jane (PS), Moderator (new)

Jane (PS) | 19628 comments Linda wrote: "Jane (PS) wrote: "We would prefer romance but you can sneak the odd non-romance in..."

Oh okay...I will just do the Romance Books. Thanks Jane..."


You are fine to read a non-romance if it fits Linda. Just don't make the whole list Non-Fiction or Thrillers or something along those lines. We often use fantasy, urban fantasy or sci-fi in our reading.


message 50: by Chiara (last edited Jan 30, 2018 02:40PM) (new)

Chiara | 666 comments I'm in!!

January Monthly Challenge

9/10 Read


✔️1. 'J' is for January: 5 Years Later by Jaxson Kidman 1/16 ★★★★

✔️2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - APHRODITE: Most Likely to Score by Lauren Blakely 1/13 ★★★★

✔️3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Lauren Blakely: Big Rock by Lauren Blakely 1/12 ★★★★★

✔️4. National Hangover Day - January 1: Midnight Blue by L.J. Shen 1/20 ★★★★★

✔️5. Cuddle Up Day - January 6: Trusting You by Heather D'Agostino 1/22 ★★

✔️6. Male Watcher's Day - January 8: Kage by Maris Black 1/30 ★★★★

7. Appreciate a Dragon Day - January 16: Spirited by C.M. Stunich

✔️8. Opposite Day - January 25: Playing for Keeps by R.L. Mathewson 1/15 ★★★★★

✔️9. National Cornchip Day - January 29: xo, Zach by Kendall Ryan 1/27 ★★

✔️ 10. Reader's Choice: Ryan's Bed by Tijan 1/22 ★★★★★


Big Rock (Big Rock, #1) by Lauren Blakely Playing for Keeps (Neighbor from Hell, #1) by R.L. Mathewson Most Likely to Score by Lauren Blakely 5 Years Later by Jaxson Kidman Midnight Blue by L.J. Shen Trusting You (The Sutter Family #2) by Heather D'Agostino Ryan's Bed by Tijan xo, Zach by Kendall Ryan Kage (Kage Trilogy, #1) by Maris Black


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