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message 2: by Barbara ★ (last edited Sep 14, 2018 04:18PM) (new)

Barbara ★ A-Z Alphabet (Title)

25/26 READ

✔ A: Agatha H and the Airship City - Phil & Kaja Foglio 6/13
✔ B: Better Homes and Hauntings - Molly Harper 5/19
✔ C: Claws of the Cat - Susan Spann 6/22
✔ D: The Darkest Promise - Gena Showalter 6/25
✔ E: Etched in Bone - Anne Bishop 3/31
✔ F: Friday's Harbor - Diane Hammond 1/24
✔ G: The Goblin King - Shona Husk 1/11
✔ H: Heir to the Shadows - Anne Bishop 1/29
✔ I: The Invisible Library - Genevieve Cogman 6/6
✔ J: Just a Hint - Clint - Lori Foster 1/27
✔ K: The Knife of Never Letting Go - Patrick Ness 5/20
✔ L: Lucifer - Ava Martell 1/8
✔ M: Murder on the Aloha Express - Sally J. Smith 1/11
✔ N: Not Quite a Husband - Sherry Thomas 6/20
✔ O: Owlflight - Mercedes Lackey 5/18
✔ P: Pale Horses - Jassy Mackenzie 6/15
✔ Q: Queen of Shadows - Dianne Sylvan 7/24
✔ R: Robot Academy - R.T.W. Lipkin 1/6
✔ S: Sora's Quest - T.L. Shreffler 7/4
✔ T: Thirty-Four and a Half Predicaments - Denise Grover Swank 6/11
✔ U: Unlucky - Jana DeLeon 7/12
✔ V: Violca's Dragon - Leilani Love 1/27
✔ W: When Darkness Ends - Alexandra Ivy 1/13
✔ X: Exclusively Yours - Shannon Stacey 5/17
✔ Y: Year One - Nora Roberts 6/16
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message 3: by Barbara ★ (last edited Dec 09, 2018 08:58AM) (new)

Barbara ★ A-Z Author

26/26 READ

✔A: Rose Andrews - The Sorcerer's Prize 6/2
✔B: Michel Bussi - Black Water Lilies 3/15
✔C: Ann Charles - Rattling the Heat in Deadwood 5/14
✔D: Sarah Denzil - Silent Child 1/25
✔E: Janet Evanovich - The Heist 7/5
✔F: Christopher Fowler - The Memory of Blood 1/30
✔G: Heather Graham - Heart of Evil 5/21
✔H: Thea Harrison - Midnight's Kiss 5/4
✔I: Alexandra Ivy - Hunt the Darkness 1/4
✔J: Kara Jorgensen - The Earl of Brass 7/10
✔K: Caitlín R. Kiernan - The Drowning Girl 6/9
✔L: Kristy Logan - The Gracekeepers 2/24
✔M: Melina Marchetta - Finnikin of the Rock 6/7
✔N: Alix Nichols - The Traitor's Bride 5/26
✔O: Karen E. Olson - Sacred Cows 5/23
✔P: Douglas Preston - City of Endless Night 5/6
✔Q: Zara Quentin - Spirit Woman 8/27
✔R: Penny Reid - Truth or Beard 6/29
✔S: Jory Strong - Inked Magic 6/19
✔T: Helen Scott Taylor - A Clockwork Fairytale 5/24
✔U: Lisa Unger - The Red Hunter 4/12
✔V: Chrystal Vaughan - Conspiracy of Ravens 11/27
✔W: Layla Wolfe - A Dangerous Reality 1/4
✔X: Emily X.R. Pan - The Astonishing Color of After 7/28
✔Y: Yasmine Galenorn - Harvest Hunting 5/25
✔Z: Rebecca Zanetti - Total Surrender 8/1


message 4: by Barbara ★ (last edited Dec 31, 2018 10:44PM) (new)

Barbara ★ New 2U Authors Challenge
Duration: January 1 - December 31, 2018

New Authors: 150

[January]
1. A Dangerous Reality - Layla Wolfe 1/4 ★★★
2. Lucifer - Ava Martell 1/8 ★★★★
3. Charming - Elliott James 1/10 ★★★
4. Murder on the Aloha Express - Sally J. Smith 1/11 ★★★★
5. The Goblin King - Shona Husk 1/11 ★★★★
6. In the Shadow of the Gods - Rachel Dunne 1/13 ★★
7. Where Monsters Dwell - Jørgen Brekke 1/15 ★★★
8. The Hike - Drew Magary 1/16 ★
9. The Chimera - S.H. Magillian 1/18 ★★
10. The White Mary - Kira Salak 1/18 ★★
11. On Turpentine Lane - Elinor Lipman 1/20 ★★
12. Silent Child - Sarah Denzil 1/25 ★★★★
13. The Knowing - Larriane Wills 1/26 ★★
14. Violca's Dragon - Leilani Love 1/27 ★★★★

[February]
1. Airwoman - Zara Quentin 2/1 ★★★★
2. 24690 - A.A. Dark 2/1 ★★★
3. A Darker Shade of Magic - V.E. Schwab 2/9 ★★★★
4. Three Bags Full - Leonie Swann 2/10 ★★
5. What Hides Within - Jason Parent 2/12 ★★★★
6. Mister Hockey - Lia Riley 2/15 ★★★★
7. Wolves - C. Gockel 2/17 ★★
8. Deadly Wipeout - Beth Prentice 2/19 ★★★
9. Blood on Silk - Marie Treanor 2/22 ★★★
10. A Book That Ends With Me - H.C. Turk 2/23 ★
11. Something in the House - D.L. Lewis 2/23 ★★
12. The Sun Is Also a Star - Nicola Yoon 2/23 ★★★
13. The Gracekeepers - Kristy Logan 2/24 ★★★
14. A Hopeless Romantic - Harriet Evans 2/26 ★★
15. Ox-Tales: Earth - Mark Ellingham 2/27 ★★★

[March]
1. The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black - E.B. Hudspeth 3/3 ★★★
2. Relocating MIA - Rebecca Lerwill 3/4 ★★★★
3. Love Without Blood - Raz Steel 3/10 ★
4. Black Water Lilies - Michel Bussi 3/15 ★★★★
5. The Butterfly Garden - Dot Hutchison 3/22 ★★★★
6. Split - Swati Avasthi 3/24 ★★★
7. Penguins and Mortal Peril - Ruby Loren 3/24 ★★★★
8. Whom the Gods Love - M.M. Perry 3/26 ★★★★
9. Passenger - Alexandra Bracken 3/29 ★★★★
10. Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore - Matthew J. Sullivan 3/31 ★★★

[April]
1. Best Day Ever - Kaira Rouda 4/3 ★★
2. The Dragonward - Michael Meyerhofer 4/4 ★★★★
3. Foundling - D.M. Cornish 4/5 ★★★
4. Slippery Souls - Rachael H. Dixon 4/7 ★★★
5. Too Many Curses - A. Lee Martinez 4/9 ★★★
6. The Perfect Roommate - Minka Kent 4/9 ★★★★
7. Bird Box - Josh Malerman 4/10 ★★★★
8. Dead Angler - Victoria Houston 4/12 ★★★
9. Blood on the Tracks - Barbara Nickless 4/21 ★★★★
10. Millennium Crash - James Litherland 4/23 ★★★
11. The Landing - Colin Taber 4/24 ★★★★
12. Cruelty - Ellen Croshain 4/26 ★★★★
13. Death of a Chocoholic - Lee Hollis 4/27 ★★★

[May]
1. Blood, Smoke and Mirrors - Robyn Bachar 5/5 ★★★
2. The Copenhagen Affair - Amulya Malladi 5/5 ★★
3. Ancient Spirits - Alice Duncan 5/14 ★★
4. The Mountain Between Us - Charles Martin 5/14 ★★★
5. The Best of All Possible Worlds - Karen Lord 5/15 ★★
6. Exclusively Yours - Shannon Stacey 5/17 ★★★★
7. The Knife of Never Letting Go - Patrick Ness 5/20 ★★★★
8. An Occupied Grave - A.G. Barnett 5/22 ★★★
9. Holding - Graham Norton 5/26 ★★★
10. The Traitor's Bride - Alix Nichols 5/26 ★★★★
11. Bearly Departed - Meg Macy 5/28 ★★★★
12. The Girl With Red Hair - Michael J. Sanford 5/29 ★★★
13. Ready Player One - Ernest Cline 5/29 ★★★★★
14. An Indomitable Beast - Alan Rabinowitz 5/31 ★★★

[June]
1. The Sorcerer's Prize - Rose Andrews 6/2 ★★★
2. The Invisible Library - Genevieve Cogman 6/6 ★★★★
3. Finnikin of the Rock - Melina Marchetta 6/7 ★★★
4. The Drowning Girl - Caitlín R. Kiernan 6/9 ★★
5. Kin - Kealan Patrick Burke 6/10 ★★★★★
6. Agatha H and the Airship City - Phil & Kaja Foglio 6/13 ★★★★
7. Pale Horses - Jassy Mackenzie 6/15 ★★★★
8. The Wedding Date - Jasmine Guillory 6/17 ★★★
9. I Let You Go - Clare Mackintosh 6/18 ★★★
10. Balanced on the Blade's Edge - Lindsay Buroker 6/24 ★★★★
11. Invincible Summer - Alice Adams 6/29 ★★
12. The Light Between Oceans - M.L. Stedman 6/30 ★★★★★

[July]
1. Little Tiny Teeth - Aaron Elkins 7/1 ★★★
2. Sister - Rosamund Lupton 7/2★★
3. Abducting Abby - S.E. Smith 7/2 ★★★★
4. Sora's Quest - T.L. Shreffler 7/4 ★★★★
5. The Earl of Brass - Kara Jorgensen 7/10
6. Last Gasp - Karen Chester 7/15 ★★★★
7. Shady Cross - James Hankins 7/16 ★★★★
8. Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow - Jessica Townsend 7/16 ★★★★
9. Wedding Night - Gary Devon 7/17 ★★
10. Out of Mind - Catherine Sampson 7/17 ★★★
11. Flying by the Seat of My Knickers - Eliza Watson 7/18 ★★★★
12. Whispers in the Dark - LeTeisha Newton 7/19 ★★

[August]
1. A Promise of Fire - Amanda Bouchet 8/3 ★★★★★
2. Dark Tournament - Elisa S. Amore 8/8 ★★★
3. Skinny Dipping with Murder - Auralee Wallace 8/10 ★★★
4. Bleeding Heart - Martha Powers 8/14 ★★★
5. The Otter of Death - Betty Webb 8/15 ★★★
6. The Breakdown - B.A. Paris 8/18 ★★★
7. Lucky in Love - Kasie West 8/22 ★★
8. Bone Deep - Bonnie Dee 8/24 ★★★★★
9. Shadow's Return - S.C. Wynne 8/25 ★★★

[September]
1. The Queen of the Tearling - Erika Johansen 9/2
2. Unloved - Katy Regnery 9/3
3. Black Market - Sheryl Steines 9/4
4. Before He Kills - Blake Pierce 9/11
5. O' Artful Death - Sarah Stewart Taylor 9/18
6. Popped Off - Jeffrey Allen 9/21
7. Divergent - Veronica Roth 9/22
8. Fortune's Pawn - Rachel Bach 9/24
9. The Best of Us - Sarah Pekkanen 9/27

[October]
1. Heart of the Season - Julianna Douglas 10/5 ★★★
2. Five - Ursula Poznanski 10/8 ★★★★
3. The Enchanted Mirror - Marianne Willman 10/9 ★
4. Under Oath - Margaret McLean 10/12 ★★★
5. Suicide Forest - Jeremy Bates 10/13 ★★
6. The Bad Luck Witch - Heather Hamilton 10/17 ★★★★
7. Death of a Neighborhood Witch - Laura Levine 10/19 ★★★
8. Midnight Burning - Karissa Laurel 10/21 ★★★★
9. The Devil in the White City - Erik Larson 10/27 ★★

[November]
1. The Bronze Horseman - Paullina Simons 11/2 ★★★
2. Somewhere in the Shallow Sea - Dennis Macaraeg 11/8 ★★
3. The Hypnotist - Lars Kepler 11/9 ★★★
4. Stone Spring - Stephen Baxter 11/12 ★★
5. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda - Becky Albertalli 11/17 ★★★
6. Water and Fire - Demelza Carlton 11/19 ★★★★★
7. The Running Dream - Wendelin Van Draanen 11/22 ★★★★★
8. The Girl Who Chased the Moon - Sarah Addison Allen 11/27 ★★★★
9. Conspiracy of Ravens - Chrystal Vaughan 11/27 ★★
10. Trail of Lightning - Rebecca Roanhorse 11/28 ★★
11. The Marsh King's Daughter - Karen Dionne 11/29 ★★★
12. Fools Rush In - Janice Thompson 11/30 ★★
13. Circus of Horrors - Carole Gill 11/30 ★★

[December]
1. Lending a Paw - Laurie Cass 12/3 ★★★
2. The Beet Fields - Gary Paulsen 12/6 ★★★
3. Mr. Timothy - Louis Bayard 12/13 ★★
4. Sick B*stards - Matt Shaw 12/15 ★★
5. Fish in a Tree - Lynda Mullaly Hunt 12/16 ★★★★★
6. Nemesis - Brendan Reichs 12/17 ★★★
7. Gluten for Punishment - Nancy Parra 12/18 ★★★
8. Foul Play at the Fair - Shelley Freydont 12/24 ★★★★
9. Child of Mine - V.J. Chambers 12/25 ★★★★
10. Grift Sense - James Swain 12/27 ★★
11. Sour Apples - Sheila Connolly 12/29 ★★★
12. My Last Continent - Midge Raymond 12/29 ★★


message 5: by Barbara ★ (last edited Feb 03, 2018 10:34AM) (new)

Barbara ★ January
January: New Year's Extravaganza

READ: 8/8

✔️- Read one or more books that have been on your TBR (To Be Read) list for a long time.
1. The First Prophet - Kay Hooper (added 2012) 1/31
2. Where Monsters Dwell - Jørgen Brekke (added 2013) 1/15
The First Prophet (Bishop Files, #1) by Kay Hooper Where Monsters Dwell by Jørgen Brekke

✔️- Read an equal number of books from Old/Favorite authors and New/Never before read authors.
1. [OLD] ~ Hunt the Darkness - Alexandra Ivy 1/4
2. [NEW] ~ Lucifer - Ava Martell 1/8
3. [OLD] ~ Bowled Over - Kasey Michaels 1/8
4. [NEW] ~ Charming - Elliott James 1/10
5. [OLD] ~ Seven Stones to Stand or Fall - Diana Gabaldon 1/14
6. [NEW] ~ The Goblin King - Shona Husk 1/11

Hunt the Darkness (Guardians of Eternity, #11) by Alexandra Ivy Lucifer (Fire From Heaven #1) by Ava Martell Bowled Over (Maggie Kelly Mystery, #6) by Kasey Michaels Charming (Pax Arcana, #1) by Elliott James Seven Stones to Stand or Fall by Diana Gabaldon The Goblin King (Shadowlands, #1) by Shona Husk

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 6: by Barbara ★ (last edited Feb 20, 2018 06:41PM) (new)

Barbara ★
February: Let It Be Love

READ: 5/5

C: Wicked Abyss - Kresley Cole 2/8
A: Airwoman - Zara Quentin 2/1
N: Crush - Nicole Williams 2/3
D: Deadly Sting - Jennifer Estep 2/5
Y: Night Huntress - Yasmine Galenorn 2/20

Wicked Abyss (Immortals After Dark, #18) by Kresley Cole Airwoman (Airwoman #1) by Zara Quentin Crush (Crash, #3) by Nicole Williams Deadly Sting (Elemental Assassin, #8) by Jennifer Estep Night Huntress (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon, #5) by Yasmine Galenorn

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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message 8: by Barbara ★ (last edited Apr 30, 2018 02:20PM) (new)

Barbara ★ April Challenge

READ: 15/16

✔️B: Bird Box - Josh Malerman 4/10
✔️A: Too Many Curses - A. Lee Martinez 4/9
✔️L: Lady Anne and the Howl in the Dark - Donna Lea Simpson 4/12
✔️M: The Dragonward - Michael Meyerhofer 4/4
✔️Y: Y is for Yesterday - Sue Grafton 4/22

✔️I: I Know a Secret - Tess Gerritsen 4/2
✔️C: The Drowning - Camilla Läckberg 4/7
✔️E: Cruelty - Ellen Croshain 4/26

✔️C: The Landing - Colin Taber 4/24
✔️R: Slippery Souls - Rachael H. Dixon 4/7
✔️Y: Bone Magic - Yasmine Galenorn 4/28
✔️S: Strange the Dreamer - Laini Taylor 4/15
✔️T: Too Many Curses - A. Lee Martinez 4/9
A:
✔️L: The Red Hunter - Lisa Unger 4/12
✔️S: Blindfold Game - Dana Stabenow 4/21


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message 15: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jan 04, 2019 08:17PM) (new)

Barbara ★

November Challenge

READ: 16/14

Option 1- Spell out

✔ L: Muse of Nightmares - Laini Taylor 11/22
✔ E: Full Speed - Janet Evanovich/Charlotte Hughes 11/7
✔ S: Sweet Home - Tillie Cole 11/18
✔ T: Trust - Kylie Scott 11/27

✔ W: Wicked Nights With a Lover - Sophie Jordan 11/16
✔ E: The Pursuit - Janet Evanovich/Lee Goldberg 11/8

✔ F: Fools Rush In - Janice Thompson 11/30
O:
✔ R: Dead End Dating - Kimberly Raye 11/10
✔ G: Haunted Moon - Yasmine Galenorn 11/17
✔ E: The Evil Inside - Heather Graham 11/19
✔ T: Trail of Lightning - Rebecca Roanhorse 11/28

Option 2- Read books that complete the following tasks:
Read a book tagged military
Read a book in which there is a war

✔ Read a book in which someone dies
Sprinkle with Murder - Jenn McKinlay 11/10

Read a book set in WWI

✔ Read a book set in WWII
The Bronze Horseman - Paullina Simons 11/2

Read a book set in Europe

✔ Read a book with the word "poppy" in the text
Stone Spring - Stephen Baxter 11/12
(like ugly brown poppies), p56

✔ Read a book with blood on the cover
The Hypnotist - Lars Kepler 11/9

Read a book in which a character goes away to war or comes back from war

✔ Read a book with the word "respect " in the text
Beautiful Sacrifice - Elizabeth Lowell 11/4
(had shown her more respect than her parents), p107

Read a book that is #11 in a series

Sprinkle with Murder (Cupcake Bakery Mystery, #1) by Jenn McKinlay The Bronze Horseman (The Bronze Horseman, #1) by Paullina Simons Stone Spring by Stephen Baxter The Hypnotist (Joona Linna, #1) by Lars Kepler Beautiful Sacrifice by Elizabeth Lowell


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message 17: by Barbara ★ (last edited Dec 31, 2018 09:18PM) (new)

Barbara ★ 50 States



READ: 50/50

✔Alabama ~ Going Too Far - Jennifer Echols 7/27
✔Alaska ~ Midnight Burning - Karissa Laurel 10/21
✔Arizona ~ A Dangerous Reality - Layla Wolfe 1/4
✔Arkansas ~ Thirty-Four and a Half Predicaments - Denise Grover Swank 6/11
✔California ~ Night's Honor - Thea Harrison 1/2
✔Colorado ~ Mister Hockey - Lia Riley 2/15
✔Connecticut ~ Book, Line and Sinker - Jenn McKinlay 12/21
✔Delaware ~ Cure for the Common Breakup - Beth Kendrick 10/24
✔Florida ~ Something About Witches - Joey W. Hill 8/26
✔Georgia ~ Magic Triumphs - Ilona Andrews 10/4
✔Hawaii ~ Murder on the Aloha Express - Sally J. Smith 1/11
✔Idaho ~ Nemesis - Brendan Reichs 12/17
✔Illinois ~ Black Market - Sheryl Steines 9/4
✔Indiana ~ Shady Cross - James Hankins 7/16
✔Iowa ~ A Kiss Before Dying - Ira Levin 10/25
✔Kansas ~ Gluten for Punishment - Nancy Parra 12/18
✔Kentucky ~ My Bluegrass Baby - Molly Harper 11/23
✔Louisiana ~ Lucifer - Ava Martell 1/8
✔Maine ~ Unloved - Katy Regnery 9/3
✔Maryland ~ No One Left to Tell - Karen Rose 10/20
✔Massachusetts ~ A Ghoul's Guide to Love and Murder - Victoria Laurie 3/14
✔Michigan ~ Bird Box - Josh Malerman 4/10
✔Minnesota ~ Cinnamon Roll Murder - Joanne Fluke 3/2
✔Mississippi ~ Violet Fire - Brenda Joyce 10/3
✔Missouri ~ Dead Between the Lines - Denise Swanson 9/6
✔Montana ~ At Wolf Ranch - Jennifer Ryan 1/6
✔Nebraska ~ Before He Kills - Blake Pierce 9/11
✔Nevada ~ Curse the Dawn - Karen Chance 12/9
✔New Hampshire ~ Exclusively Yours - Shannon Stacey 5/17
✔New Jersey ~ Bowled Over - Kasey Michaels 1/8
✔New Mexico ~ The Trouble with Twelfth Grave - Darynda Jones 3/20
✔New York ~ City of Endless Night - Douglas Preston 5/6
✔North Carolina ~ Hold Back the Dark - Kay Hooper 5/9
✔North Dakota ~ The Beet Fields - Gary Paulsen 12/6
✔Ohio ~ Just a Hint - Clint - Lori Foster 1/27
✔Oklahoma ~ Hope Ignites - Jaci Burton 10/6
✔Oregon ~ Sea Glass Winter - JoAnn Ross 5/3
✔Pennsylvania ~ The Hike - Drew Magary 1/16
✔Rhode Island ~ The Drowning Girl - Caitlín R. Kiernan 6/9
✔South Carolina ~ The House on Tradd Street - Karen White 12/31
✔South Dakota ~ A Wild Fright in Deadwood - Ann Charles 3/12
✔Tennessee ~ Truth or Beard - Penny Reid 6/29
✔Texas ~ Queen of Shadows - Dianne Sylvan 7/24
✔Utah ~ Total Surrender - Rebecca Zanetti 8/1
✔Vermont ~ Laced with Magic - Barbara Bretton 3/20
✔Virginia ~ Charming - Elliott James 1/10
✔Washington ~ Demon Mistress - Yasmine Galenorn 3/16
✔West Virginia ~ In the Event of My Death - Carlene Thompson 12/23
✔Wisconsin ~ Dead Angler - Victoria Houston 4/12
✔Wyoming ~ 24690 - A.A. Dark 2/1


message 18: by Barbara ★ (last edited Dec 30, 2018 08:29PM) (new)

Barbara ★ Cleaning Out the TBR Closet 2018
Duration: January 1 - December 31, 2018

READ: 14/30

✔️1. Seduced By Your Spell - Lois Greiman 1/1
2. Antarktos Rising - Jeremy Robinson
✔️3. Moonlight Warrior - Janet Chapman 4/16
✔️4. Night Huntress - Yasmine Galenorn 2/20
✔️5. Demon Mistress - Yasmine Galenorn 3/17
✔️6. Bone Magic - Yasmine Galenorn 4/28
✔️7. Running Hot - Jayne Ann Krentz 9/26
✔️8. There and Now - Linda Lael Miller 12/15
9. Heir to Sevenwaters - Juliet Marillier
10. Sinjin - Julia Templeton
Seduced By Your Spell (Witches of Mayfair, #2) by Lois Greiman Antarktos Rising (Origins, #4) by Jeremy Robinson Moonlight Warrior (Midnight Bay, #1) by Janet Chapman Night Huntress (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon, #5) by Yasmine Galenorn Demon Mistress (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon, #6) by Yasmine Galenorn Bone Magic (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon, #7) by Yasmine Galenorn Running Hot (Arcane Society, #5) by Jayne Ann Krentz There and Now (Beyond the Threshold, #1) by Linda Lael Miller Heir to Sevenwaters (Sevenwaters, #4) by Juliet Marillier Sinjin (Rakehells of Rochester, #1) by Julia Templeton

11. Instinctive - Cathryn Fox
12. The Invisible Ring - Ann Bishop
13. Dreams Made Flesh - Ann Bishop
14. Tangled Webs - Ann Bishop
15. The Shadow Queen - Ann Bishop
16. Primal - Lora Leigh
17. Assassin's Quest - Robin Hobb
18. The Compass Rose - Gail Dayton
19. Tell Me Lies - Jennifer Crusie
✔️20. Royal Assassin - Robin Hobb 6/16
Instinctive (Eternal Pleasure, #1) by Cathryn Fox The Invisible Ring (The Black Jewels, #4) by Anne Bishop Dreams Made Flesh (The Black Jewels, #5) by Anne Bishop Tangled Webs (The Black Jewels, #6) by Anne Bishop The Shadow Queen (The Black Jewels, #7) by Anne Bishop Primal (Breeds, #16.5; Feline Breeds, #14; Ghostland World, #3.5; Nightshade, #1.5) by Lora Leigh Assassin's Quest (Farseer Trilogy, #3) by Robin Hobb The Compass Rose (One Rose Trilogy, #1) by Gail Dayton Tell Me Lies by Jennifer Crusie Royal Assassin (Farseer Trilogy, #2) by Robin Hobb

21. The Charmed Sphere - Catherine Asaro
✔️22. The Care and Taming of a Rogue - Suzanne Enoch 6/9
✔️23. No One Heard Her Scream - Jordan Dane 11/14
✔️24. Outlaw Lovers: Jude and Luke - Jan Springer 8/16
✔️25. Over Her Dead Body - Kate White 5/28
26. Moon Craving - Lucy Monroe
✔️27. Dark Tournament - Elisa S. Amore 8/8
28. Raphael - D.B. Reynolds
✔️29. Not Quite a Husband - Sherry Thomas 6/20
30. Last Vampire Standing - Nancy Haddock
The Charmed Sphere (Lost Continent, #1) by Catherine Asaro The Care and Taming of a Rogue (Adventurers’ Club, #1) by Suzanne Enoch No One Heard Her Scream (No One, #1) by Jordan Dane Outlaw Lovers Jude and Luke (Outlaw Lovers, #1-2) by Jan Springer Over Her Dead Body (Bailey Weggins Mystery, #4) by Kate White Moon Craving (Children of the Moon, #2) by Lucy Monroe Dark Tournament by Elisa S. Amore Raphael (Vampires in America, #1) by D.B. Reynolds Not Quite a Husband (The Marsdens, #2) by Sherry Thomas Last Vampire Standing (Oldest City Vampire, #2) by Nancy Haddock


message 19: by Barbara ★ (last edited Nov 06, 2019 08:47AM) (new)

Barbara ★ The Ultimate International Reading Challenge
Start Date: January 1, 2018

Level I
The Casual Traveler's Challenge: Read five books from each continent. Each book has to be set in a different country

Africa:
1. [Egypt] Ancient Spirits - Alice Duncan 5/14
2. [S Africa] Pale Horses - Jassy Mackenzie 6/15
3. [Zambia] Mrs. Pollifax on Safari - Dorothy Gilman 3/14
4. [Cameroon] The Marco Effect - Jussi Adler-Olsen 4/10
5.
Ancient Spirits (Daisy Gumm Majesty, #6) by Alice Duncan Pale Horses (Jade de Jong, #4) by Jassy Mackenzie Mrs. Pollifax on Safari (Mrs. Pollifax, #5) by Dorothy Gilman The Marco Effect (Department Q, #5) by Jussi Adler-Olsen

✔️Asia:
1. [Indonesia] The Heist - Janet Evanovich 7/5
2. [Hong Kong] The Astonishing Color of After - Emily X.R. Pan 7/28
3. [Philippines] Somewhere in the Shallow Sea - Dennis Macaraeg 11/8
4. [China] The Risk Agent - Ridley Pearson 11/13
5. [Japan] Suicide Forest - Jeremy Bates 10/13
The Heist (Fox and O'Hare, #1) by Janet Evanovich The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan Somewhere in the Shallow Sea A Novel of Suspense by Dennis Macaraeg The Risk Agent (Risk Agent, #1) by Ridley Pearson Suicide Forest (World's Scariest Places #1) by Jeremy Bates

✔️Europe:
1. [Denmark] Where Monsters Dwell - Jørgen Brekke 1/15
2. [Russia] Relocating MIA - Rebecca Lerwill 3/4
3. [Sweden] The Drowning - Camilla Läckberg 4/7
4. [France] Paris Match - Stuart Woods 2/19
5. [Romania] Blood on Silk - Marie Treanor 2/22
Where Monsters Dwell (Odd Singsaker, #1) by Jørgen Brekke Relocating MIA by Rebecca Lerwill The Drowning (Patrik Hedström, #6) by Camilla Läckberg Paris Match (Stone Barrington, #31) by Stuart Woods Blood on Silk (Awakened by Blood, #1) by Marie Treanor

✔️North America:
1. [Hawaii] Murder on the Aloha Express - Sally J. Smith 1/11
2. [Ohio] Mind Magic - Eileen Wilks 1/23
3. [Massachusetts] On Turpentine Lane - Elinor Lipman 1/20
4. [Pennsylvania] The Hike - Drew Magary 1/16
5. [Virginia] Charming - Elliott James 1/10
Murder on the Aloha Express (Aloha Lagoon Mysteries #2) by Sally J. Smith Mind Magic (World of the Lupi, #12) by Eileen Wilks On Turpentine Lane by Elinor Lipman The Hike by Drew Magary Charming (Pax Arcana, #1) by Elliott James

Oceana:
1. [Papua New Guinea] The White Mary - Kira Salak 1/18
2. [Australia] Last Gasp - Karen Chester 7/15
3. [Bora Bora] Something in the Water - Catherine Steadman 4/17
4. [New Zealand] The Big Kahuna - Janet & Peter Evanovich 6/1
5.
The White Mary by Kira Salak Last Gasp (a Pelican Bay Mystery Book 1) by Karen Chester Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman The Big Kahuna (Fox and O'Hare #6) by Janet Evanovich

✔️South America:
1. [Peru] Little Tiny Teeth - Aaron Elkins 7/1
2. [Venezuela] Hot Ice - Cherry Adair 10/5
3. [Brazil] Rook - Miranda Lynn 1/30
4. [Argentina] Who Is Vera Kelly? - Rosalie Knecht 3/16
5. [Chile] Daughter of Fortune - Isabel Allende 7/31
Little Tiny Teeth (Gideon Oliver, #14) by Aaron Elkins Hot Ice (T-FLAC, #7) by Cherry Adair Rook (Black Mountain Pack Book 2) by Miranda Lynn Who Is Vera Kelly? by Rosalie Knecht Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende


message 20: by Barbara ★ (last edited Apr 12, 2018 10:28PM) (new)

Barbara ★ February Scavenger Hunt

READ: 118/50

Crush (Crash, #3) by Nicole Williams Crush - Nicole Williams 2/3
Awe - look at his beautiful face with anything but awe, p24
Affection - taboo against public display of affection, p22
Attraction - the whole piece-of-shit attraction thing ends with you, p203
Beautiful - you're so beautiful, p10
Boyfriend - tell me about your boyfriend, p110
Desire - his voice low with desire, p5
Enamored - totally enamored as he watched our baby girl, p200
Fiance - given that Jude Ryder was my fiance, p5
Fiancee - that's a naked picture of my fiancee, p94
Fancy - assumes its his fancy moves, p68
Flirt - Anton was a flirt, p109
Gifts - the first of what would be many sweet gifts, p26
Jewelry - I'll be getting you jewelry every single day, p61
Joy - could dim my joy at this moment, p20
Karma - a swift kick in the ass from karma, p45
Kisses - given him a few dozen air kisses, p28
Love - this was our reality, our love story, p5
Marry - Jude pleading with me to marry him, p16
Quality - that was an honorable quality to have, p41
Smitten - that sounds like you're smitten, p115
Surprise - take her on a big surprise date, p7
Sweet - through my sweet new phone, p28
Us - I loved him, and me, and us, p11

Dead Level (Home Repair is Homicide, #15) by Sarah Graves Dead Level - Sarah Graves 2/4
Lace - a white lace curtain hung motionless, p241
Mostly - with their attention focused mostly on their list, p21
Perfume - a little bit of glue-scented perfume, p134
Plants - plants and animals a plenty, p43
Prize - she'd been the prize in the box of cracker jacks, p90
Unusual - unusual type of guy, p113

The Vampire King (The Kings, #1) by Heather Killough-Walden The Vampire King - Heather Killough-Walden 2/5
Beauty - and the young beauty was killed, p17
Commitment - called out for some like commitment, p32
Sweetheart - sorry about the dart sweetheart, p130

Deadly Sting (Elemental Assassin, #8) by Jennifer Estep Deadly Sting - Jennifer Estep 2/5
Candy - a box of candy, p220
Gem - she studied the flashing gems, p21
Girlfriend - that title would go to your girlfriend, p140
Red - Red had the same stunned, horrific expression, p10
Romantic - how romantic, p220

Murder on the Rocks (Gray Whale Inn Mystery, #1) by Karen MacInerney Murder on the Rocks - Karen MacInerney 2/6
Chocolate - the best weapon in my arsenal - chocolate, p11
Doilies - doilies decorated all of the dainty tables, p124
Favor - all in favor of selling, p19
Flavor - they look good but they have no flavor, p36
Flowers - gave way too soft green grass and flowers, p38
Goodness - thank goodness it's you, p34
Kismet - it was kismet I'd guess you'd say, p150
Passion - I'm guessing it was a crime of passion, p129
Queen - the island queen - the mailboat, p26
Seduce - might not be able to seduce the board, p11
Tender - she had a tender side to her, p126
Woo - sit and watch as Katz wooed the board, p11
Youth - awe, youth, p36
Zest - I scraped the zest from an orange, p31

Wicked Abyss (Immortals After Dark, #18) by Kresley Cole Wicked Abyss - Kresley Cole 2/8
Angel - angel lore was based on them, p29
Ardent - pursued her hand ardently, p58
Attachments - convinced of his growing attachment to her, p255
Celebrate - we'll celebrate your success with a wedding, p19
Fascination - his express turned to one of Fascination, p119
Friendship - neither wanted or needed Friendship, p151
Infatuation - what I feel for you is no mere infatuation, p59
Jewels - a thousand candles had reflected in her jewels, p9
Lifelong - that is a lifelong pledge, p50
Lilies - coaxed fawns to eat lilies from her hand, p105
Nighttime - the nighttime beauty of her magic kingdom, p11
Opulent - permeated the opulent throne room, p357
Ribbon - and returned the ribbon, p255
Unique - provided us a unique opportunity, p15

A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic, #1) by V.E. Schwab A Darker Shade of Magic - V.E. Schwab 2/9
Charm - he more than made up for it in charm, p53
Precious - the precious and the simple, p185
Token - it was no mere token, p151

What Hides Within by Jason Parent What Hides Within - Jason Parent 2/12
Cordial - he seemed cordial, p248
Embrace - the heat of her embrace, p202
Nurture - before our mothers could nurture us, p319
Romance - you have no sense of romance, p193

Midnight's Promise (Dark Warriors, #8) by Donna Grant Midnight's Promise - Donna Grant 2/13
Captivate - he'd been amazed and captivated, p10
Cozy - make this as nice and cozy as she wanted, p38
Notion - but it was as silly notion, p332
Quaint - she found them outside a quaint inn, p233

Mister Hockey (Hellions Angels, #1) by Lia Riley Mister Hockey - Lia Riley 2/15
Adorable - at the pure adorable idiocy of the situation, p97
Don Juan - don't get any fresh ideas Don Juan, p220

The Penguin Who Knew Too Much (Meg Langslow, #8) by Donna Andrews The Penguin Who Knew Too Much - Donna Andrews 2/15
Ardor - trilled and cooed with impressive ardor, p132

Heartwishes (Edilean, #5) by Jude Deveraux Heartwishes - Jude Deveraux 2/16
Courtship - I loved to hear of his courtship, p575
Swoon - name is mentioned, people nearly swoon, p70
Truelove - disappointed that you aren't wishing for truelove, p267

The Wild Child (The Bride Trilogy, #1) by Mary Jo Putney The Wild Child - Mary Jo Putney 2/17
Attractive - create Attractive floral arrangements, p31
Tenderness - she elicited tenderness and desire, p158

Wolves (I Bring the Fire, #1) by C. Gockel Wolves - C. Gockel 2/17
Warmth - feels a disappointingly faint amount of warmth, p36

The Wild Child (The Bride Trilogy, #1) by Mary Jo Putney The Wild Child - Mary Jo Putney 2/17
Gallant - she was so gallant, so rare, p160
Liaison - to prevent my ill-advised liaison, p211

The Shop on Blossom Street (Blossom Street, #1) by Debbie Macomber The Shop on Blossom Street - Debbie Macomber 2/18
Adoration - staring at him in wide-eyed Adoration, p236
Date - her first date had been at a church, p61
Engagement - replace that with a diamond Engagement ring, p339
Heart - the pounding excitement in my heart, p16
Valentine - I had a valentine for you, p119

Paris Match (Stone Barrington, #31) by Stuart Woods Paris Match - Stuart Woods 2/19
Excite - not to excite the interest of reporters, p135

Night Huntress (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon, #5) by Yasmine Galenorn Night Huntress - Yasmine Galenorn 2/20
Allegiance - allegiances could be formed, p117
Venus - venus leaned forward, p266

The Book of Swords by Gardner Dozois The Book of Swords - Anthology 2/21
Remembrance - the steps outside september of remembrance, p495

Blood on Silk (Awakened by Blood, #1) by Marie Treanor Blood on Silk - Marie Treanor 2/22
Eternal - I wouldn't give her what she sought - eternal life, p183
Tantalizing - tantalizing new blood, p110

Fish Stick Fridays (Half Moon Bay, #1) by Rhys Ford Fish Stick Fridays - Rhys Ford 2/22
Cards - are report cards tomorrow, p74
Endearment - she'd slipped that Endearment in, p11
Enrapture - Enrapture by the book in his lap, p166
Honey - honey, right now is the time for practical, p141
Lover - his lover agreed, p149

A Book That Ends With Me by H.C. Turk A Book That Ends With Me - H.C. Turk 2/23
Darling - trying to hold his darling, p16

Midnight's Surrender (Dark Warriors #8.5) by Donna Grant Midnight's Surrender - Donna Grant 2/23
Devotion - look at him with love and devotion, p23

Something in the House California Gothic by D.L. Lewis Something in the House - D.L. Lewis 2/23
Maternal - aren't blinded by material instinct, p110

The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon The Sun Is Also a Star - Nicola Yoon 2/23
Casanova - would-be Casanova shakes cute girls hand, p56
Hugs - he hugs me so tightly, p328
Nirvana - an album called Nevermind by the band Nirvana, p7
Verses - verse three had him down on his knees, p165

Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman Anansi Boys - Neil Gaiman 2/24
Honor - put the roses in a place of honor, p8

Dead and Berried (Gray Whale Inn Mystery, #2) by Karen MacInerney Dead and Berried - Karen MacInerney 2/26
Beau - I was so jealous of Charlene's new beau, p123
Beloved - his beloved wife, p137

A Hopeless Romantic by Harriet Evans A Hopeless Romantic - Harriet Evans 2/26
Restaurant - when a waiter in a restaurant would smile at her, p5

Ox-Tales Earth by Mark Ellingham Ox-Tales: Earth - Mark Ellingham 2/27
Riddle - after tormenting himself with the riddle, p74
Sachets - no lavender sachets, p108

A Closed and Common Orbit (Wayfarers, #2) by Becky Chambers A Closed and Common Orbit - Becky Chambers 2/28
Amorous - chatting couples and amorous friends, p30
Endear - their behavior was cute, even endearing, p89

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 21: by Barbara ★ (last edited Mar 31, 2019 10:17PM) (new)

Barbara ★ Antonyms Challenge
Duration: April 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019

READ: 16/17

Pair One: Hot / Cold
✔️Hot: Running Hot - Jayne Ann Krentz 9/26
✔️Cold: Cold Reign - Faith Hunter 5/8
Running Hot (Arcane Society, #5) by Jayne Ann Krentz Cold Reign (Jane Yellowrock, #11) by Faith Hunter

Pair Two: Nobody / Somebody
✔️Nobody: Catering to Nobody - Diane Mott Davidson 7/4
✔️Somebody: Somebody's Lover - Jasmine Haynes 10/18
Catering to Nobody (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #1) by Diane Mott Davidson Somebody's Lover (The Jackson Brothers #1) by Jasmine Haynes

Pair Three: Angel / Devil
✔️Angel: Angels Of Darkness - Andrews/Singh/Shinn/Brooks 5/29
✔️Devil: The Devil in Denim - Melanie Scott 10/2
Angels Of Darkness (Alphas, #0.5; Guild Hunter, #3.5; The Guardians, #7.5; Samaria) by Ilona Andrews The Devil in Denim (New York Saints, #1) by Melanie Scott

Pair Four: Bone / Flesh
✔️Bone: Bone Magic - Yasmine Galenorn 4/28
Flesh: Dreams Made Flesh - Ann Bishop
Bone Magic (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon, #7) by Yasmine Galenorn Dreams Made Flesh (The Black Jewels, #5) by Anne Bishop

Pair Five: Summer / Winter
✔️Summer: Invincible Summer - Alice Adams 6/29
✔️Winter: Sea Glass Winter - JoAnn Ross 5/3
Invincible Summer by Alice Adams Sea Glass Winter (Shelter Bay #5) by JoAnn Ross

Pair Six: Lucky / Unlucky
✔️Lucky in Love - Kasie West 8/22
✔️Unlucky - Jana DeLeon 7/12
Lucky in Love by Kasie West Unlucky by Jana Deleon

Pair Seven: Man / Woman
✔️Man: Man Flu - Shari J. Ryan 2/21/19
✔️Woman: Spirit Woman - Zara Quentin 8/27
Man Flu (Man Cave, #2) by Shari J. Ryan SpiritWoman by Zara Quentin

Pair Eight: Sweet / Sour
✔️Sweet: Sweet Revenge - Diane Mott Davidson 9/30
✔️Sour: Whiskey Sour - J.A. Konrath 7/25
Sweet Revenge (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #14) by Diane Mott Davidson Whiskey Sour (Jack Daniels Mystery, #1) by J.A. Konrath

BONUS
✔️Inside / Outside
Inside the Outside - Martin Lastrapes 3/19
Inside the Outside by Martin Lastrapes


message 22: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jun 01, 2018 09:47AM) (new)

Barbara ★ Spring Challenge
Duration: April 1 - May 31, 2018

READ: 20/20

✔️M: The Dragonward - Michael Meyerhofer 4/4
✔️A: Angels Of Darkness - Andrews/Singh/Shinn/Brooks 5/29
✔️R: Best Day Ever - Kaira Rouda 4/3
✔️V: Dead Angler - Victoria Houston 4/12
✔️E: Cruelty - Ellen Croshain 4/26
✔️L: Lady Anne and the Howl in the Dark - Donna Lea Simpson 4/12

✔️O: Owlflight - Mercedes Lackey 5/18
✔️F: Blood of the Earth - Faith Hunter 4/19

✔️P: The Perfect Roommate - Minka Kent 4/9
✔️E: Exclusively Yours - Shannon Stacey 5/17
✔️R: Slippery Souls - Rachael H. Dixon 4/7
✔️U: The Red Hunter - Lisa Unger 4/12

✔️H: Death of a Chocoholic - Lee Hollis 4/27
✔️Y: Bone Magic - Yasmine Galenorn 4/28
✔️A: Ancient Spirits - Alice Duncan 5/14
✔️C: Moonlight Warrior - Janet Chapman 4/16
✔️I: I Know a Secret - Tess Gerritsen 4/2
✔️N: Blood on the Tracks - Barbara Nickless 4/21
✔️T: Too Many Curses - A. Lee Martinez 4/9
✔️H: Dead Angler - Victoria Houston 4/12

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 23: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ March Scavenger Hunt

108/50 FOUND

Oasis (Origin Phase Cycle #3) by R.T.W. Lipkin Oasis - Randie Lipkin 3/2
Words Found: 3
Fascination (p9), Passionate (p11), Unique (p79)

The Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia A. McKillip The Forgotten Beasts of Eld - Patricia A. McKillip 3/3
Words Found: 2
Cabbage (p33), Crystal (p128)

Hunting Season (The Gathering, #1) by Shelly Laurenston Hunting Season - Shelly Laurenston 3/8
Words Found: 1
Banshee (p74)

Heart of Venom (Elemental Assassin, #9) by Jennifer Estep Heart of Venom - Jennifer Estep 3/8
Words Found: 2
Clover (p292), snakes (p141)

Bay of Sighs (The Guardians Trilogy, #2) by Nora Roberts Bay of Sighs - Nora Roberts 3/8
Words Found: 4
Cottage (p300), Happy (p66), Legends (p1), Wizard (p192)

Beauty's Beast by Amanda Ashley Beauty's Beast - Amanda Ashley 3/10
Words Found: 2
Quest (p190), Vibrant (p42)

Love Without Blood (Eternal Eros Trilogy #1) by Raz Steel Love Without Blood - Raz Steel 3/10
Words Found: 1
Charming (p64)

A Wild Fright in Deadwood (Deadwood #7) by Ann Charles A Wild Fright in Deadwood - Ann Charles 3/12
Words Found: 1
Pot O Gold (p367)

A Ghoul's Guide to Love and Murder (Ghost Hunter Mystery, #10) by Victoria Laurie A Ghoul's Guide to Love and Murder - Victoria Laurie 3/14
Words Found: 1
Ghost (p33)

Black Water Lilies by Michel Bussi Black Water Lilies - Michel Bussi 3/15
Words Found: 15
Countryside (p7), Cricket (p116), Crosses (p7), Cultural (p83), Festival (p23), Hallucination (p166), Illusion (p389). Imagination (p37), Ireland (p57), Keen (p12), Magical (p7), Patrick (p247), Relatives (p79), Shimmer (p334), Yellow (p119)

Demon Mistress (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon, #6) by Yasmine Galenorn Demon Mistress - Yasmine Galenorn 3/16
Words Found: 15
Ancester (p143), Blarney (p54), Bramble (p97), Brawl (p68), Celtic (p54), Elf (p132), Fairie (p124), Holiday (p52), Hospitality (p221), Knight (p111), Leprechaun (p54), Mischief (p112), Religion (p200), Rituals (p55), Yeah (p229)

Dragon Blood (World of the Lupi, #14) by Eileen Wilks Dragon Blood - Eileen Wilks 3/18
Words Found: 10
Brogue (p13), Dance (p241), Famine (p49), Glimmer (p310), Heritage (p229), Jolly (p390), Lilt (p381), Myths (p162), Pipes (p200), Teapot (p61)

Laced with Magic (Sugar Maple, #2) by Barbara Bretton Laced with Magic - Barbara Bretton 3/20
Words Found: 2
Cliffs (p240), Spell (p45)

The Trouble with Twelfth Grave (Charley Davidson, #12) by Darynda Jones The Trouble with Twelfth Grave - Darynda Jones 3/20
Words Found: 1
Academy (p21)

The Butterfly Garden (The Collector #1) by Dot Hutchison The Butterfly Garden - Dot Hutchison 3/22
Words Found: 4
Foolishness (p185), Keg (p60), Rebellion (p76), Whiskey (p52)

Stardust by Neil Gaiman Stardust - Neil Gaiman 3/22
Words Found: 2
Ale (p11), Scone (p32)

Island of Glass (The Guardians Trilogy, #3) by Nora Roberts Island of Glass - Nora Roberts 3/23
Words Found: 14
Beer (p53), Clan (p115), Fiddle (p23), Heritage (p243), Ireland (p6), Magic (p22), Majesty (p293), Nimble (p110), Pint (p189), Potatoes (p181), Tea (p42), Tradition (p182), Valor (p279), Yarn (p151)

Split by Swati Avasthi Split - Swati Avasthi 3/24
Words Found: 1
Cider (p413)

Penguins and Mortal Peril (Madigan Amos Zoo Mysteries #1) by Ruby Loren Penguins and Mortal Peril - Ruby Loren 3/24
Words Found: 3
Hungover (p7), Pixie (p26), Query (p26)

Whom the Gods Love (God & Mortals, #1) by M.M. Perry Whom the Gods Love - M.M. Perry 3/26
Words Found: 15
Alcohol (p326), Blessing (p99), Drunk (p39), Horses (p29), Inn (p67), Lucky (p38), Mist (p51), Occasion (p82), Rogue (p283), Shrine (p38), Sorrow (p326), Stew (p44), Storyteller (p265), Stout (p286), Stroll (p341)

Passenger (Passenger, #1) by Alexandra Bracken Passenger - Alexandra Bracken 3/29
Words Found: 8
Authentic (p52), Day (p48), Emerald (p158), Kiss (p23), Laugh (p19), Laughter (p125), Luck (p98), Rebel (p131)

Etched in Bone (The Others, #5) by Anne Bishop Etched in Bone - Anne Bishop 3/31
Words Found: 1
Wee (p315)


message 24: by Barbara ★ (last edited Feb 10, 2019 12:16PM) (new)

Barbara ★ WORD HUNT: Harry Potter
Start Date: May 1, 2018

129/121+ FOUND

Sea Glass Winter (Shelter Bay #5) by JoAnn Ross Sea Glass Winter - JoAnn Ross 5/3
Accusation chair - carrying a wooden chair, p20
Advertising blackboard - blocking their view of the blackboard, p57
Fancy hippogriff calendar - the most perfect day on the calendar, p204
Fang's bowl - putting his bowl and spoon in the dishwasher, p22
Glasses - behind the lenses of black-framed glasses, p50
Harry Potter's notebook - you should have been given a lab notebook, p57
Hogwarts Express ticket - he's our golden ticket, p19
Hogwarts lockers - benches and lockers had been painted, p71
Ostrich feather - resembled ostrich feather plume pens, p156
Oven - toss some crab cakes in an oven, p63
Pickup - the pickup games, p13
Plumbing - indoor plumbing considered luxuries, p18
Veil - and attached illusion veil, p00
Velvet - black bowtie, black velvet slacks, p228

Midnight's Kiss (Elder Races, #8) by Thea Harrison Midnight's Kiss - Thea Harrison 5/4
Challenge Star - he might have been the star quarterback, p18
Harry Potter's blanket - a folded green wool army blanket, p30
Manacles - had thick manacles chained to the wall, p30
Talon - his fingernailed had lengthened into talons, p113

The Girls of Mischief Bay (Mischief Bay, #1) by Susan Mallery The Girls of Mischief Bay - Susan Mallery 5/5
Computer - attention already back on her computer, p7
Enchanted ring - diamond engagement ring, p15
Penelope Clearwater's mirror - she turned to stare at the mirror, p20

Blood, Smoke and Mirrors (Bad Witch #1) by Robyn Bachar Blood, Smoke and Mirrors - Robyn Bachar 5/5
Albus Potter's love potion - love potions were the most popular recipes, p79
Amulet - pulling out nearly every amulet, p21
Dementor dummy - missed stabbing the practice dummy, p125
Electric fire - a much louder electric sizzle scorching the air, p51
Enchanted razor - or a razor somewhere, p168
Farting gnomes - a forlorn garden gnome, p211
Jacuzzi - a marble jacuzzi tub took up one corner, p167
Large Unidentified Spellbook - find a bunch of spellbooks lying around, p14
Playing cards - he brought a deck of playing cards, p86
Rotating tower - being imprisoned in the head Dracula's tower, p168
Stone Basin - heaved the bucket up out of the basin, p12
Tarot cards - and two tarot cards are tucked in the band, p21

The Copenhagen Affair by Amulya Malladi The Copenhagen Affair - Amulya Malladi 5/5
Drill - maybe I can drill some fashion sense in her, p120
Dursley family toilet - a lot of time and many down the toilet, p92
Football (ball) - to basketball and then to football, p53
Head Boy badge - is a badge of honor, p161
Vacuum cleaner - which side of the vacuum cleaner was up, p59

The Cajun Doctor (Cajun, #9) by Sandra Hill The Cajun Doctor - Sandra Hill 5/7
Brain - what we need is a brain transplant, p111
Charmed Tent - a tent had been erected, p607
Flipendo Button - knew which buttons to push, p182
Floating golden lantern - saw only a dim lantern, p294
Harry Potter's birthday cake from Hagrid (1991) - instead of the traditional birthday cake, p226
Lawn mower - does hummer make lawn mowers, p184
Snowball - snowball is smaller, like me, p486
Telephone - wouldn't touch that observation with a telephone pole, p191
Water balloons - explode like a mardi gras water balloon, p208
Wheelchair - getting into a wheelchair, p523

Cold Reign (Jane Yellowrock, #11) by Faith Hunter Cold Reign - Faith Hunter 5/8
Bimetal alchemical thread - I took a spool of pink thread, p155
Coal - probably coal fire, p50
House-elf armour - getting a mouthful of armor, p140
Magical megaphone - a lot of shouting through a megaphone, p161
Parchment - drafted the letter on parchment, p114
Sorting ceremony stool - he was sitting on a three-legged stool, p280

Discount Armageddon (InCryptid, #1) by Seanan McGuire Discount Armageddon - Seanan McGuire 5/10
Cribbages Wizarding Crackers - cheese and soda crackers, p66
Handkerchief - a backless silver handkerchief top, p5

Blueberry Muffin Murder (Hannah Swensen, #3) by Joanne Fluke Blueberry Muffin Murder - Joanne Fluke 5/11
Binoculars - had climbed to the top with binoculars, p143
Chattering Teeth - her teeth were chattering, p10
Escalator - we just take the escalator, p281
Wool Glove - pulled out a pair of wool gloves, p213

Rattling the Heat in Deadwood (Deadwood, #8) by Ann Charles Rattling the Heat in Deadwood - Ann Charles 5/14
Brass scales - to watch for shifts in the scale, p265
Cuckoo clock - cuckoo clocks covering the walls, p52
Ectoplasm - ability to interact with the ectoplasmic crowd, p16
Magnifying glass - add a hat, pipe and magnifying glass, p259

The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin The Mountain Between Us - Charles Martin 5/14
Mummy - wrapped her up like a mummy, p49


message 25: by Barbara ★ (last edited Feb 10, 2019 12:13PM) (new)

Barbara ★ continued...


Blackberry Pie Murder (Hannah Swensen, #17) by Joanne Fluke Blackberry Pie Murder - Joanne Fluke 5/17
Roller - her emotional roller coaster was climbing, p110

Exclusively Yours (Kowalski Family, #1) by Shannon Stacey Exclusively Yours - Shannon Stacey 5/17
Homework planner - playing wedding planner in his mind, p227

Owlflight (Owl Mage Trilogy, #1) by Mercedes Lackey Owlflight - Mercedes Lackey 5/18
Bauble - greed for pretty baubles, p116
Biting kettle - someone put the kettle on the hook, p17
Cup -held out a cup of water, p277
Dragon harness - like a dog in harness, p6
Frolicsome Feline plates - take a day of work to make pots and plates, p4
Everlasting candle - burned out ends of candles, p10
Magic lantern - a lantern with a mage light in it, p136
Self-Knitting Needles - such as needles and pins, p4
Tinsel - with so much flash and tinsel, p184

Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper Better Homes and Hauntings - Molly Harper 5/19
Action figure - did you know they made Krull action figures, p57
Candle - armed only with a flickering candle, p13
Class list - that's one more pro for the list, p7
Fang brush - a travel set of monogrammed silver brushes, p200
Filius Flitwick's desk - saved a few documents from an old desk, p83
Lily L. Potter's fairy wings - women in cellophane fairy wings, p210
Shark Fang - rows and rows of razor-sharp sharks teeth, p215
Stained glass window - a stained glass window depicting a golden-
haired woman, p118
Video recorder - snagging a small digital recorder, p196
Wireless - frowning over the wireless keyboard, p131

Due or Die (Library Lover's Mystery, #2) by Jenn McKinlay Due or Die - Jenn McKinlay 5/21
Bicycle - until the bicycle path was clear, p27
Crochet hook - Violet's crochet hook was swooping away, p1

Heart of Evil (Krewe of Hunters, #2) by Heather Graham Heart of Evil - Heather Graham 5/21
Electric guitar - he'd played his guitar, p11

Sacred Cows (Annie Seymour Mystery, #1) by Karen E. Olson Sacred Cows - Karen E. Olson 5/23
Caretaker's filing cabinet - several file cabinets lined the wall, p184

A Clockwork Fairytale by Helen Scott Taylor A Clockwork Fairytale - Helen Scott Taylor 5/24
Chalk - from the tailor's chalk, p47
Grandfather clock - the grandfather clock chimed the hour, p54

Harvest Hunting (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon #8) by Yasmine Galenorn Harvest Hunting - Yasmine Galenorn 5/25
Crystal goblet - Chase played with his goblet, p3
Finch's invention - the best invention since sliced bread, p70
Petunia Dursley's kitchen scissors - get your scissors, p21

Holding by Graham Norton Holding - Graham Norton 5/26
Gringotts rubbish bin - some sort of rubbish compactor, p173
Hogwarts tea towel - holding a tea towel, p17
Mobile phone - stared at his useless mobile phone, p15

Bearly Departed (Shamelessly Adorable Teddy Bear Mystery, #1) by Meg Macy Bearly Departed - Meg Macy 5/28
Bewitched tea set - tea sets, tables and chairs, p2
Bewitched teapot - a teapot between them, p4
Peacock feather - if any mark showed on the peacock blue feathers, p26

Ready Player One (Ready Player One, #1) by Ernest Cline Ready Player One - Ernest Cline 5/29
Automatic ticket machine - there hadn't been any golden tickets inside the wrapper, p236
Gryffindor Knight - after the knight of Athurian legend, p28
Stereo - stood by the ancient stereo, p38
Telephone booth - a vintage 1980's phone booth, p101

Angels Of Darkness (Alphas, #0.5; Guild Hunter, #3.5; The Guardians, #7.5; Samaria) by Ilona Andrews Angels Of Darkness - Andrews/Singh/Shinn/Brooks 5/29
Hermione Granger's pencil case - family pried at the pencil case, p161
Peacock quill - I saw a few bent quills, p298

The Sorcerer's Prize A Medieval Fantasy Romance by Rose Andrews The Sorcerer's Prize - Rose Andrews 6/2
Sloshing Cauldron - Matthias stirred the cauldron, p23

The Wicked (Elder Races, #5.5) by Thea Harrison The Wicked - Thea Harrison 6/3
Shrunken head - who was in possession of a shrunken head, p18

The Invisible Library (The Invisible Library, #1) by Genevieve Cogman The Invisible Library - Genevieve Cogman 6/6
Phoenix Fire Lighters - about the ressurection of the phoenix, p223

Kin by Kealan Patrick Burke Kin - Kealan Patrick Burke 6/10
Scarecrow - a scarecrow with a golden halo, p7

Agatha H and the Airship City (Girl Genius Novels, #1) by Phil Foglio Agatha H and the Airship City - Phil & Kaja Foglio 6/13
Parachute - it was a da Vinci parachute, p2

Royal Assassin (Farseer Trilogy, #2) by Robin Hobb Royal Assassin - Robin Hobb 6/16
Puppet theatre - tales told and puppet shows presented, p274

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory The Wedding Date - Jasmine Guillory 6/17
Pensieve - gazing into the dark brown liquid like it was Dumbledore's pensieve, p276

Claws of the Cat (Shinobi Mystery, #1) by Susan Spann Claws of the Cat - Susan Spann 6/22
Fire tongs - he picked up the tongs, p80
Great Hall floating candles - the house of the floating plums, p126


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Barbara ★ continued...


Gossamer Wing (Steam and Seduction, #1) by Delphine Dryden Gossamer Wing - Delphine Dryden 6/23
Enchanted balloons - scarcely larger than a weather balloon, p39

The Darkest Promise (Lords of the Underworld, #13) by Gena Showalter The Darkest Promise - Gena Showalter 6/25
Toy soldiers - do you know how many toy soldiers will fit, p84

Truth or Beard (Winston Brothers, #1) by Penny Reid Truth or Beard - Penny Reid 6/29
Toaster - take apart your toaster, p14

The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman The Light Between Oceans - M.L. Stedman 6/30
Gramophone - on the wind-up gramophone, p64
Self-Knitting Needles - ball of wool with knitting needles stuck through it, p31

Catering to Nobody (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #1) by Diane Mott Davidson Catering to Nobody - Diane Mott Davidson 7/4
Valentine's Day Card - by Valentine's Day, p105

The Chase (Fox and O'Hare, #2) by Janet Evanovich The Chase - Janet Evanovich 7/24
Balaclava - when Duff saw their balaclava-covered faces, p143
Invisibility cloak - wearing Harry Potter's cloak of invisibility, p123

Dark Bites (Dark-Hunter #22.5; Hellchaser, #0.5; Dream-Hunter, #0.5; Were-Hunter, #3.5) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Dark Bites - Sherrilyn Kenyon 8/5
Chinese Fortune Sticks - out of his broken fortune cookie, p429
Second Task Clock - on the transformers clock, p429
Vernon Dursley's old socks - to show her his socks, p446

Dark Tournament by Elisa S. Amore Dark Tournament - Elisa S. Amore 8/8
Phial - and pulled out a long vial, (loc 318)

Skinny Dipping with Murder (An Otter Lake Mystery, #1) by Auralee Wallace Skinny Dipping with Murder - Auralee Wallace 8/10
Kettle - I filled my mother's old kettle, p187


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Barbara ★ Ice Cream Challenge
Duration: July 1 - August 31, 2018
Level: Four Scoops: 26 + books

READ: 31/31

✔️Almond
A: Little Tiny Teeth - Aaron Elkins 7/1
L: Lady Isabella's Scandalous Marriage - Jennifer Ashley 7/1
M: Memory Zero - Keri Arthur 7/29
O: The Once and Future Duchess - Sophia Nash 7/6
N: No Good Duke Goes Unpunished - Sarah MacLean 7/9
D: The Darkest Warrior - Gena Showalter 7/7

✔️Black Cherry
B: Blade of Darkness - Dianne Duvall 7/14
L: Last Gasp - Karen Chester 7/15
A: Abducting Abby - S.E. Smith 7/2
C: Catering to Nobody - Diane Mott Davidson 7/4
K: Whiskey Sour - J.A. Konrath 7/25

C: Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon - Donna Andrews 7/13
H: The Heist - Janet Evanovich 7/5
E: The Earl of Brass - Kara Jorgensen 7/10
R: Sister - Rosamund Lupton 7/2
R: Rocket Roll - H.C. Turk 7/22
Y: Courting Darkness - Yasmine Galenorn 7/27

✔️Pecan
P: Poison Promise - Jennifer Estep 7/31
E: Every Heart a Doorway - Seanan McGuire 7/18
C: The Chase - Janet Evanovich 7/24
A: Asking For It - Kit Tunstall 7/9
N: Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow - Jessica Townsend 7/16

✔️Rocky Road
R: The Real Deal - Lucy Monroe 7/20
O: Out of Mind - Catherine Sampson 7/17
C: Jinx - Meg Cabot 8/12
K: A Knight and White Satin - Jackie Ivie 8/17
Y: Shaded Vision - Yasmine Galenorn 8/11

R: Dark in Death - J.D. Robb 8/9
O: The Otter of Death - Betty Webb 8/15
A: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll 7/27
D: Dark Tournament - Elisa S. Amore 8/8

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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Barbara ★ WORD HUNT: Zoology
Start Date: March 2, 2018
End Date: June 30, 2019
Book Level: Bull Shark: 25+ books

READ: 25/25+

Option 1: Zoology Covers
►Read books with different animals on the cover. How many different animals can you find?
(Bats, Bear, Boar, Camel, Cow, Elephant, Fish, Fox, Horse, Jaguar, Lion, Loon, Owl, Panther, Swan, Tiger, Vulture, Wolf
1. The Forgotten Beasts of Eld - Patricia A. McKillip (boar,swan) 3/3
2. Ancient Spirits - Alice Duncan (camel) 5/14
3. The Best of All Possible Worlds - Karen Lord (elephant) 5/15
4. Owlflight - Mercedes Lackey (owl) 5/18
5. Sacred Cows - Karen E. Olson (cow) 5/23
6. An Indomitable Beast - Alan Rabinowitz (jaguar) 5/31
7. Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon - Donna Andrews (loon, vulture) 7/13
8. The Fourth Bear - Jasper Fforde (bear) 8/4
9. Shaded Vision - Yasmine Galenorn (panther) 8/11
10. A Knight and White Satin - Jackie Ivie (horse) 8/17
11. Navarro's Promise - Lora Leigh (wolf) 8/17
12. Shadow Rising - Yasmine Galenorn (puma) 9/16
13. Magic Triumphs - Ilona Andrews (lion) 10/4
14. Death of a Neighborhood Witch - Laura Levine (bats) 10/19
15. Haunted Moon - Yasmine Galenorn (fox) 11/17
16. A Tiger's Bride - Eve Langlais (tiger) 11/24
17. Fish in a Tree - Lynda Mullaly Hunt (fish) 12/16
18. The Korean Word For Butterfly - Jamie Zerndt (butterfly) 4/26
19. Kill the Farm Boy - Delilah S. Dawson & Kevin Hearne (goat, chicken) 6/4

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Option 2: Zoology Themed Books
►Read books that have animals or science as a main part of the story
1. [Madigan Amos Zoo Mystery] Penguins and Mortal Peril - Ruby Loren 3/24
2. [Gunn Zoo Mystery] The Otter of Death - Betty Webb 8/15
3. [Loving Hearts] Heart of the Season - Julianna Douglas (rescue shelter) 10/5
4. Julie - Jean Craighead George (wolves) 12/22
5. Wildcat - Cheryl Brooks (horses) 12/25
6. The Dragon Who Didn't Fly - Connie M. Barr (dragons/cats) 3/9
7. The Silence of the Snakes - Ruby Loren (set in a zoo) 5/3



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Barbara ★ Option 5: Scavenger Hunt Freestyle
►Pick a level and find the words below in the books you read.

Flora Segunda (Flora Trilogy, #1) by Ysabeau S. Wilce Flora Segunda - Ysabeau S. Wilce 5/8
Quetzal - this Quetzal nerved my blood to shivering, p149

Little Tiny Teeth (Gideon Oliver, #14) by Aaron Elkins Little Tiny Teeth - Aaron Elkins 7/1
Piranha - scoured to the bone by voracious piranhas, p301

Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon (The Embraced, #3) by Kerrelyn Sparks Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon - Kerrelyn Sparks 7/7
Chameleon - enjoy one last meal before the chameleon tracks you, p344

Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon (Meg Langslow, #4) by Donna Andrews Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon - Donna Andrews 7/13
Buzzard - had no idea what washing would do to a buzzard, p6
Loon -

Dark Tournament by Elisa S. Amore Dark Tournament - Elisa S. Amore 8/8
Ferrett - another of the ferrets launched itself at me, p141

Shaded Vision (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon, #11) by Yasmine Galenorn Shaded Vision - Yasmine Galenorn 8/11
Panther - the other is my black panther, p24

Bleeding Heart by Martha Powers Bleeding Heart - Martha Powers 8/14
Eagle - it was the tail feather of a bald eagle, p263
Falcon - a falcon soared high overhead, p22

The Otter of Death (Gunn Zoo Mystery #5) by Betty Webb The Otter of Death - Betty Webb 8/15
anteater - Tropics Trail with the giant anteater, p34
ant - all the better to suck up ants and termites, p34
badger - you and that wild-ass honey badger, p204
barnacle - no graffiti, not even any barnacles, p218
bengal tiger - like all five-hundred pound bengal tigers, p198
chicken - even chickens can peck until you bleed, p200
Chihuahua - are you talking about your Chihuahua, p10
giraffe - Verdant Veldt with giraffes, p34
koala - I did the same for the koalas p56
ocelot - if you're thinking about getting an ocelot for a pet, p130
ostrich - tigers, ostriches, snakes, koalas, p26
otter - two pupless otters paddled by, p2
seal - a brief talk about otters or harbor seals, p124
termite - all the better to suck up ants and termites, p34
wallaby - to shovel poop in the wallaby encounter, p55
wildebeest - the first zoo keeper wanted to talk about a wildebeest, p129

Navarro's Promise (Breeds, #17) by Lora Leigh Navarro's Promise - Lora Leigh 8/17
Coyote - there was the chance the coyote had attacked her, p26
Wolf - nor was she a wolf, p78

The Breakdown by B.A. Paris The Breakdown - B.A. Paris 8/18
deer - to help an injured deer, p6

Earth to Hell (Journey to Wudang, #1) by Kylie Chan Earth to Hell - Kylie Chan 8/19
Chimpanzee - his face was that of a chimpanzee, p239
Coral - on a beach of pure white gritty coral sand, p228
Cow - you still owe me a fresh cows heart, p30
Doberman Pinscher - an enormous black doberman, p180
Fox - stay away from fox spirits, p196
German Shepherd - he's the big German Shepherd on the first floor, p69
Guinea Pig - my kids are not guinea pigs, p10
Monkey - spanked by a monkey, p103
Prawn - they were full of the usual prawns, p139
Sea Turtle - and changed into a green sea turtle, 331
Seahorse - in the shape of a seahorse, p75
Shrimp - coming up from the bottom - shrimp, small fish, p225
Snake - prove everybody wrong about snakes, p188
Tiger - the white tiger said into my head, p9
Tortoise - and grinned his tortoise grin, p250

Record of a Spaceborn Few (Wayfarers, #3) by Becky Chambers Record of a Spaceborn Few - Becky Chambers 8/21
Jellyfish - whatever was inside wasn't jellyfish, p46

Lucky in Love by Kasie West Lucky in Love - Kasie West 8/22
Bat - you love bats as much as anteaters, p134
Goat - kids come to pet and feed goats, p79
Howler Monkey - from taunting the howler monkies, p11
Macaw - he will be showing the macaw, p101
Penguin - do penguins have knees, p133
Pig - I herded the pig, p81
Rabbit - she stood in the rabbit pen, p79
Rat - found a rat in the goat enclosure, p81
Sloth - a pair of yellow socks with sloths on them, p32

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness 8/23
Grizzly Bear - Grizzly Bear that Conor had outgrown, p83
Sheep - a hawk that could carry off a sheep, p82

Sugar Rush (Cupcake Club #1) by Donna Kauffman Sugar Rush - Donna Kauffman 8/23
Moose - I've been a bumbling moose in a china shop, p88

A Turn in the Road (Blossom Street, #8) by Debbie Macomber A Turn in the Road - Debbie Macomber 8/24
Manatee - he promised we'd see manatees and dolphins

Something About Witches (Arcane Shot, #1) by Joey W. Hill Something About Witches - Joey W. Hill 8/26
Bear - an enraged bear in a cage of matchsticks, p148
Butterfly - held her as easily as a butterfly in a net, p34
Elephant - a herd of strung-out elephants, p68
Hedgehog - squirrels, birds and one hedgehog, p193
Lemming - like a lemming to a cliff edge, p36
Lion - a lazy lion had pushed up to his feet, p5
Mastiff - the elderly mastiff erupted from behind the counter, p2
Possum - foxes and possums that gazed at her, p89

Shadow's Edge (Psychic Detective Mysteries, #1) by S.C. Wynne Shadow's Edge - S.C. Wynne 8/25
Catfish - I gaped at him like a catfish, p62
Mule - you're a stubborn mule, p133

SpiritWoman by Zara Quentin Spirit Woman - Zara Quentin 8/27
Dragonfly - one of Zorman's robotic dragonflies (loc 714)
Kangaroo - Jade found the kangaroo charm (loc 3845)

City of the Lost (Rockton, #1) by Kelley Armstrong City of the Lost - Kelley Armstrong 8/30
Black Bear - black bear, browns are twice the size, p60
Bloodhound - I'm a detective not a bloodhound, p61
Bobcat - bobcat? they seem small, p157
Brown Bear - black bear, browns are twice the size, p60
Cougar - and one cougar, p157
Lynx - lynx aren't big cats, p157
Raccoon - raccoons and bears are the real trouble makers, p176
Rottweiler - like have a rottweiler at my side, p180
Wolverine - a wolverine doesn't know when to give up, p197

The Duke Diaries (Royal Entourage, #3) by Sophia Nash The Duke Diaries - Sophia Nash 8/31
Barn Owl - the muffled hoot of a barn owl, p168
Cheetah - she sounded like a cheetah, p4
Goose - Prinny would be a cooked goose if this continued, p58
Newt - great crested newts prefer ponds, p75
Parrot - like the bottom of a parrot's cage, p14
Quail - no doubt to the the burnt quail, p149
Sparrow - shadow of a sparrow hawk in flight, p32
Zebra - jungle cats mating with zebras, p80

The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling, #1) by Erika Johansen The Queen of the Tearling - Erika Johansen 9/2
Brown Bear - reminded her of a slumbering brown bear, p329
Squirrel - seen only a few birds and squirrels, p22
Vulture - almost akin to a vulture, p55

Black Market (Wizard Hall Chronicles, #2) by Sheryl Steines Black Market - Sheryl Steines 9/4
Yak - shared their yak meat, p55

Dead Between the Lines (Devereaux's Dime Store, #3) by Denise Swanson Dead Between the Lines - Denise Swanson 9/6
Chihuahua - the Chihuahua pirouetted in excitement, p165
Great Dane - as if a Great Dane had landed on his chest, p106
Magpie - like a flock of magpies, p83
Neanderthal - it's obvious that a Neanderthal like you, p18

Midnight Blue-Light Special (InCryptid, #2) by Seanan McGuire Midnight Blue-Light Special - Seanan McGuire 9/10
Alligator - I don't think there are any alligators down here, p218
Golden Retriever - something the size of a golden retriever, p8
Octopus - like a tree octopus clings to a branch, p133
Wombat - I have the relationship sense of a wombat, p141

Sacred Evil (Krewe of Hunters, #3) by Heather Graham Sacred Evil - Heather Graham 9/13
Blue Whale - National Geographic show on great blue whales, p242

O' Artful Death (Sweeney St. George #1) by Sarah Stewart Taylor O' Artful Death - Sarah Stewart Taylor 9/18
Airedale Terrier - an airedale that had hidden himself under the kitchen sink, p230
Newfoundland - three giant newfoundlands came bounding around, p34

Fortune's Pawn (Paradox #1) by Rachel Bach Fortune's Pawn - Rachel Bach 9/24
Crab - like a crab scuttling across the sea floor, p234
Squid - and look like white squids, p192
Turkey - damned turkey nearly pecked my eyes out, p117

Running Hot (Arcane Society, #5) by Jayne Ann Krentz Running Hot - Jayne Ann Krentz 9/26
Rhinoceros - personality of an annoyed rhinoceros, p39

The Best of Us by Sarah Pekkanen The Best of Us - Sarah Pekkanen 9/27
Woolly Mammoth - do you want to slaughter a woolly mammoth, p111

Alien Proliferation (Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #4) by Gini Koch Alien Proliferation - Gini Koch 9/29
Buffalo - a freaking stampede of buffalo, p390

The Devil in Denim (New York Saints, #1) by Melanie Scott The Devil in Denim - Melanie Scott 10/2
Hamster - like a hamster on speed, p96

Magic Triumphs (Kate Daniels, #10) by Ilona Andrews Magic Triumphs - Ilona Andrews 10/4
Poodle - a giant hyper poodle, p58
Woodpecker - a woodpecker drummed a steady staccato, p186

Hot Ice (T-FLAC, #7) by Cherry Adair Hot Ice - Cherry Adair 1/5
Chimpanzee - like a chimpanzee at the zoo, p48
Frog - like a frog about to hop, p47
Polar Bear - he'd seen a polar bear in a zoo, p230


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Heart of the Season by Julianna Douglas Heart of the Season - Julianna Douglas 10/5
Anatolian Shepherd Dog - some sort of herding dog, an Anatolian Shepherd maybe, p28

The Enchanted Mirror by Marianne Willman The Enchanted Mirror - Marianne Willman 10/9
Crocodile - and even a crocodile, p26
Scorpion - tomb raiders, cobras and scorpions, p26

Under Oath by Margaret McLean Under Oath - Margaret McLean 10/12
Mouse - something scurried away, a mouse, p109

Stygian (Dark-Hunter, #27) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Stygian - Sherrilyn Kenyon 10/13
Camel - so what do you call your horse and camel, p457

Eyes Of Fire by Heather Graham Pozzessere Eyes of Fire - Heather Graham 10/14
Manta Ray - they'd come across the huge manta ray, p157
Moray Eel - a moray eel suddenly shot its head out, p8
Moth - like a moth to a flame, p35
Ostrich - you're like an ostrich, p143
Tiger - I like grabbing a tiger by the tail, p41

In Twilight's Shadow (Light Warriors #2) by Patti O'Shea In Twilight's Shadow - Patti O'Shea 10/15
Leopard - it's easier to track you as a leopard, p287

Death of a Neighborhood Witch (A Jaine Austen Mystery, #11) by Laura Levine Death of a Neighborhood Witch - Laura Levine 10/18
Bichon Frise - doted on her Bichon Frise, p28
Possum - it wasn't a possu who ate the chocolates, p65

The Scam (Fox and O'Hare, #4) by Janet Evanovich The Scam - Janet Evanovich/Goldberg 10/21
Gorilla - fighting the urge to knuckle walk like a gorilla, p129
Wild Boar - a necklace of wild boar teeth, p125

Midnight Burning (The Norse Chronicles, #1) by Karissa Laurel Midnight Burning - Karissa Laurel 10/21
Antelope - than an antelope for a lion, p151
Beetle - you might prefer grubs and beetles, p99
Donkey - like a carrot before a donkey, p107
Otter - pointed out wild life - puffins, otters, bald eagles, p98
Puffin - pointed out wild life - puffins, otters, bald eagles, p98

Cure for the Common Breakup (Black Dog Bay, #1) by Beth Kendrick Cure for the Common Breakup - Beth Kendrick 10/24
Weasel - than a bagful of weasels, p169

Time's Convert by Deborah Harkness Time's Convert - Deborah Harkness 10/29
Porcupine - a paternal as a porcupine in full needle, p250

Beautiful Sacrifice by Elizabeth Lowell Beautiful Sacrifice - Elizabeth Lowell 11/4
Hummingbird - the beating heart of a hummingbird, p375
Iguana - a striped iguana watched them, p292
Jackal - he's the lion in this bunch of jackals, p98
Lizard - not even the fairest rustle of a lizard, p306
Stingray - with a stingray spine, p20
Toucan - a toucan snapped his bill, p289

Full Speed (Full, #3) by Janet Evanovich Full Speed - Janet Evanovich/Charlotte Hughes 11/7
Bloodhound - it just so happens he's pure bloodhound, p64

Somewhere in the Shallow Sea A Novel of Suspense by Dennis Macaraeg Somewhere in the Shallow Sea - Dennis Macaraeg 11/8
Heron - just because a heron is standing, p208

Stone Spring (Northland, #1) by Stephen Baxter Stone Spring - Stephen Baxter 11/12
Bison - a crowd of large animals, bison perhaps, p36
Dormouse - a dormouse scuttled past, p47
Reindeer - fragments of reindeer bone, p59
Swan - the men hunted swans, p13

No One Heard Her Scream (No One, #1) by Jordan Dane No One Heard Her Scream - Jordan Dane 11/14
Peacock - a rare white peacock, p21

Endless Knight (The Arcana Chronicles, #2) by Kresley Cole Endless Knight - Kresley Cole 11/15
Komodo Dragon - a komodo dragon waddled past, p284
Mongoose - like a mongoose sidling around a serpent, p70

Wicked Nights With a Lover (The Penwich School for Virtuous Girls #3) by Sophie Jordan Wicked Nights With a Lover - Sophie Jordan 11/16
Mole - she blinked like a mole emerging from the south, p67

Water and Fire by Demelza Carlton Water and Fire - Demelza Carlton 11/19
Humpback Whale - viewing the humpback whale in the ocean, p48

My Bluegrass Baby (Bluegrass, #1) by Molly Harper My Bluegrass Baby - Molly Harper 11/23
Meerkat - like timid little meerkats, p40

A Tiger's Bride (A Lion's Pride, #4) by Eve Langlais A Tiger's Bride - Eve Langlais 11/24
Pelican - the helicopter that hit a huge pelican, p77

Aunt Dimity and the Wishing Well (Aunt Dimity Mystery #19) by Nancy Atherton Aunt Dimity and the Wishing Well - Nancy Atherton 11/25
Wallaby - pictures of kangaroos, wallabies and cassowaries, p28

Conspiracy of Ravens by Chrystal Vaughan Conspiracy of Ravens - Chrystal Vaughan 11/27
Border Collie - a Border Collie was my guess, p68

Trust by Kylie Scott Trust - Kylie Scott 11/27
Pekingese - hunted down by that rabid pack of peckinese, p286
Shih Tzu - mauled by a pack of rabid Shih Tzu, p200

The Marsh King's Daughter by Karen Dionne The Marsh King's Daughter - Karen Dionne 11/29
Beaver - mink, beaver, otter, fox and coyote, p147
Snapping Turtle - help Helena catch a snapping turtle, p188
Snowy Owl - wing beats of a snowy owl, p185

The Beet Fields Memories of a Sixteenth Summer by Gary Paulsen The Beet Fields - Gary Paulsen 12/6
Pheasant - there were Pheasants all over North Dakota, p85

Nemesis (Project Nemesis, #1) by Brendan Reichs Nemesis - Brendan Reichs 12/17
Labradoodle - a Labradoodle puppy wandered onto my driveway, p170

The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks The Lucky One - Nicholas Sparks 12/20
Armadillo - slept beside a family of armadillos, p102

My Lady Jane (The Lady Janies, #1) by Cynthia Hand My Lady Jane - Cynthia Hand 12/21
Skunk - I became a skunk and sprayed her, p361

Julie (Julie of the Wolves, #2) by Jean Craighead George Julie - Jean Craighead George 12/22
Alaskan Malamute - six alaskan malamutes behind the quonset, p38
Arctic Wolf - the wolves of the arctic raise their young, p120
Duck - sheltering geese and ducks on their nests, p54
Hare - hunting for ground squirrels and snowshoe hares, p16
Walrus - nine adult walruses on the flue, p196

Spider's Trap (Elemental Assassin, #13) by Jennifer Estep Spider's Trap - Jennifer Estep 12/23
Basset Hound - the Basset Hound downed it in one gulp, p145

Grift Sense (Tony Valentine #1) by James Swain Grift Sense - James Swain 12/27
Hammerhead Shark - his grandfather from a Hammerhead Shark's bite, p41

My Last Continent by Midge Raymond My Last Continent - Midge Raymond 12/29
Albatross - looking for Albatross and petrels, p7
Emperor Penguin - to study the Emperor Penguins, p27
Leopard Seal - the Leopard Seal that is passing us, p73
Sperm Whale - barnacle-encrusted head of a Sperm Whale, p11

Unexpected Rush (Play by Play, #11) by Jaci Burton Unexpected Rush - Jaci Burton 1/1
Sea Lion - a large group of sea lions, p170

The Mermaid Trials (The Mermaid Trials #1) by Cameron Drake The Mermaid Trials - Cameron Drake 1/1
Great White Shark - he was a Great White Shark, p15
Puffer Fish - I waved to her Puffer Fish, p43

Power Play (New York Blades, #7) by Deirdre Martin Power Play - Deidre Martin 1/4
Aardvark - some special on Aardvarks on Animal Planet, p20

Immortal Unchained (Argeneau, #25) by Lynsay Sands Immortal Unchained - Lynsay Sands 1/8
Salamander - made her think of a Salamander, p90

An Easy Death (Gunnie Rose, #1) by Charlaine Harris An Easy Death - Charlaine Harris 1/18
Rattlesnake - just make out that it was a Rattlesnake, p14

Alaskan Wolf (Alpha Force #1) by Linda O. Johnston Alaskan Wolf - Linda O. Johnston 1/24
Arctic Fox - to snap pictures of the arctic foxes, p102
Sea Otter - sea otters and sea lions in the bay, p127
Snowshoe - no, here it was snowshoe hares, p75


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Thursday's Child (Frieda Klein, #4) by Nicci French Thursday's Child - Nicci French 1/30
Oyster - I'll have the oysters, p73

Friday on My Mind (Frieda Klein, #5) by Nicci French Friday on My Mind - Nicci French 1/31
Staffordshire Bull Terrier - it was a Staffordshire Bull Terrier with a studded collar, p88

The Impossible Girl by Lydia Kang The Impossible Girl - Lydia Kang 2/4
Opossum - like an opossum, p69

The Blue Edge of Midnight (Max Freeman, #1) by Jonathon King The Blue Edge of Midnight - Jonathon King 2/8
Ibis - the ibis and egrets fluttered, p37

One Last Scream by Kevin O'Brien One Last Scream - Kevin O'Brien 2/11
English Cocker Spaniel - the black cocker spaniel raced up to Karen, p57

Fire Baptized (Santeria Habitat, #1) by Kenya Wright Fire Baptized - Kenya Wright 2/12
Hyena - diagrams of were-hyena cells, p51

Forbidden (The Demon Trappers, #2) by Jana Oliver Forbidden - Jana Oliver 2/13
Vampire Bat - a plush vampire bat, p60

The Boy (Broussard and Fourcade, #2) by Tami Hoag The Boy - Tami Hoag 2/15
Mountain Gorilla - since he's the size of a mountain gorilla, p108

Immortally Yours (Argeneau #26) by Lynsay Sands Immortally Yours - Lynsay Sands 2/16
Boxer Dog - a beautiful American boxer, p104

Leverage in Death (In Death, #47) by J.D. Robb Leverage in Death - J.D. Robb 2/17
Fly - like a hand swatting at a fly, p267

Method 15/33 by Shannon Kirk Method 15/33 - Shannon Kirk 2/20
Collie - she'd been out walking her poodle and collie, p170
Mountain Lion - evidence of coyotes and mountain lions, p15
Old English Sheepdog - a mammoth Old English Sheepdog lounged, p43
Poodle - she'd been out walking her poodle, p170
Tree Frog - pit vipers and African tree frogs, p216

To Catch Her Death (Grim Reality, #1) by Boone Brux To Catch Her Death - Boone Brux 2/24
Welsh Corgi - roughly the size of Welsh corgis, p32

Death of a Nightingale (Nina Borg, #3) by Lene Kaaberbøl Death of a Nightingale - Lene Kaaberbøl 2/28
Starfish - a meat-colored starfish, p84

Gone Haunting in Deadwood (Deadwood, #9) by Ann Charles Gone Haunting in Deadwood - Ann Charles 3/4
Emperor Penguin - to winter with the emperor penguins, p142

The Dragon Who Didn't Fly (A Dragon's Guide to Destiny, #1) by C.M. Barrett The Dragon Who Didn't Fly - Connie M. Barr 3/9
Chipmunk - he growled at the squirrels and chipmunks, p3

Chicago Broken (Detective Shannon Rourke, #2) by Stewart Matthews Chicago Broken - Stewart Matthews 3/13
American Bulldog - a rather nosy American bulldog, p99
Bulldog - the look on an Old English bulldog, p181
Dachshund - a couple walking their Dachshund, p226

Mrs. Pollifax on Safari (Mrs. Pollifax, #5) by Dorothy Gilman Mrs. Pollifax on Safari - Dorothy Gilman 3/14
Impala - you wanted to see some impala, p57
Saint Bernard - riding herd on a Saint bernard, p14


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The Marco Effect (Department Q, #5) by Jussi Adler-Olsen The Marco Effect - Jussi Adler-Olsen 4/10
Gibbon - swinging arms more appropriate to a gibbon, p56

The Austere Academy (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #5) by Lemony Snicket The Austere Academy - Lemony Snicket 4/10
Snail - decorated with pictures of snails, p18

Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman Something in the Water - Catherine Steadman 4/17
Hippopotamus - the average Hippopotamus, p6
Tiger Shark - there might be Tiger Sharks, p97

The Chosen (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #15) by J.R. Ward The Chosen - JR Ward 4/19
Sabre-Toothed Tiger - and long as a Sabre-Toothed Tigers, p63

Not Even Bones (Market of Monsters, #1) by Rebecca Schaeffer Not Even Bones - Rebecca Schaeffer 4/20
Caiman - aside from caimen and anacondas, p158

Death's Sweet Embrace (Dark Brethren #2) by Tracey O'Hara Death's Sweet Embrace - Tracey O'Hara 4/22
Alaskan Malamute - the malamutes snarling maw, p19

The Korean Word For Butterfly by Jamie Zerndt The Korean Word For Butterfly - Jamie Zerndt 4/26
Siberian Tiger - what of a treats Siberian Tiger cubs ate, p207

Deceptions (Cainsville, #3) by Kelley Armstrong Deceptions - Kelley Armstrong 5/2
Horse - swung her onto the horse, p248

The Silence of the Snakes (Madigan Amos Zoo Mystery #2) by Ruby Loren The Silence of the Snakes - Ruby Loren 5/3
Echidna - greatest success was with the Echidna, p7
Emu - the aggressive emus, p7

Queen Cinder (Shards of the Glass Slipper, #1) by Roy A. Mauritsen Queen Cinder - Roy A. Mauritsen 5/3
Common Toad - like that of a common toad, loc1025
Dodo - guinea pig, dodo or gryphon, loc5646

Dauntless (Valiant Hearts, #1) by Dina L. Sleiman Dauntless - Dina Sleiman 5/4
Grasshopper - like a mere grasshopper, p196

Island 731 by Jeremy Robinson Island 731 - Jeremy Robinson 5/8
Jaguar - the puma, panther and jaguar, p338
Llama - alpacas, llamas and goats, p149
Puma - the puma, panther and jaguar, p338

Magic & Mayhem (Starry Hollow Witches #4) by Annabel Chase Magic & Mayhem - Annabel Chase 5/11
Yorkshire Terrier - an aging Yorkshire Terrier, p42

Truthseeker (Worldwalker Duology, #1) by C.E. Murphy Truthseeker - C.E. Murphy 5/13
Nightingale - and when a Nightingale sang, p144

Bone Dust White (Macy Greeley, #1) by Karin Salvalaggio Bone Dust White - Karin Salvalaggio 5/15
Whippet - shaped like a whippet, p52

A Dirty Job (Grim Reaper, #1) by Christopher Moore A Dirty Job - Christopher Moore 5/17
Boston Terrier - the emporer said to the boston terrier, p53
Hermit Crab - a hermit crab and an iguana, p130

A Match Made in Spell (Fate Weaver #1) by ReGina Welling A Match Made in Spell - ReGina Welling & Erin Lynn 5/19
Bullfrog - voice of a bullfrog, p21

Thirty-Six and a Half Motives (Rose Gardner Mystery, #9) by Denise Grover Swank Thirty-Six and a Half Motives - Denise Grover Swank 5/21
Guppy - with a mouth like a guppy, p53

Hell's Super (Circles in Hell, #1) by Mark Cain Hell's Super - Mark Cain 5/31
Giant Panda Bear - a giant panda, p118

Awaken the Darkness (Immortal Guardians #8) by Dianne Duvall Awaken the Darkness - Dianne Duvall 6/3
Beagle - the beagle beside her, loc352

The Stone Circle (Ruth Galloway, #11) by Elly Griffiths The Stone Circle - Elly Griffiths 6/6
Greyhound - and a grey hound in a tartan coat, p105

Iron and Magic (The Iron Covenant, #1) by Ilona Andrews Iron and Magic - Ilona Andrews 6/15
Chinese Crested Dog - who carries around a pair of Chinese Crested Dogs, p325

Monster Born (Northern Creatures #1) by Kris Austen Radcliffe Monster Born - Kris Austen Radcliffe 6/16
Robin - a robin sang in the oak, p106

A Deadly Cliché (A Books by the Bay Mystery, #2) by Ellery Adams A Deadly Cliché - Ellery Adams 6/18
Horseshoe Crab - did some kid trap a horseshoe crab, p32

Dance of the Winnebagos (Jackrabbit Junction, #1) by Ann Charles Dance of the Winnebagos - Anne Charles 6/25
Black Widow Spider - what about brown recluse or Black Widows, p319

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 33: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ Time to Kill
Start Date: September 1, 2017
End Date June 30, 2019

Option 1: Build Your Armory
►Read books with weapons on the cover
✔ 1. Spellbent - Lucy Snyder 9/5
✔ 2. Afterlight - Elle Jasper 9/6
✔ 3. By a Thread - Jennifer Estep 9/11
✔ 4. Hour of the Rat - Lisa Brackmann 9/18
✔ 5. Empire of Storms - Sarah J. Maas 9/27
✔ 6. Steal the Dragon - Patricia Briggs 9/30
✔ 7. A Wild Fright in Deadwood - Ann Charles 3/12
✔ 8. Whom the Gods Love - M.M. Perry 3/26
✔ 9. Cold Reign - Faith Hunter 5/8
✔ 10. Blood, Smoke and Mirrors - Robyn Bachar 5/5
Spellbent (Jessie Shimmer, #1) by Lucy A. Snyder Afterlight (Dark Ink Chronicles, #1) by Elle Jasper By a Thread (Elemental Assassin, #6) by Jennifer Estep Hour of the Rat (Ellie McEnroe, #2) by Lisa Brackmann Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass, #5) by Sarah J. Maas Steal the Dragon (Sianim, #2) by Patricia Briggs A Wild Fright in Deadwood (Deadwood, #7) by Ann Charles Whom the Gods Love (God & Mortals, #1) by M.M. Perry Cold Reign (Jane Yellowrock, #11) by Faith Hunter Blood, Smoke and Mirrors (Bad Witch #1) by Robyn Bachar

Option 2: Time to Kill Themed Books
►Read books that have Mystery, Crime, Spy, Legal Thriller, Military, and War listed as a Main Page Genre.
✔ 1. Shoots to Kill - Kate Collins (cozy) 9/7
✔ 2. The End Game - Catherine Coulter (thriller) 9/14
✔ 3. Scone Cold Dead - Kaitlyn Dunnett (mystery) 9/17
✔ 4. Crimson Shore - Douglas Preston (mystery) 9/19
✔ 5. Going, Going, Ganache - Jenn McKinlay (mystery) 9/21
✔ 6. Fear the Dark - Kay Hooper (mystery) 9/23
✔ 7. Year of the Hyenas - Brad Geagley (mystery) 9/29
✔ 8. Penguins and Mortal Peril - Ruby Loren (cozy) 3/24
✔ 9. Dead Angler - Victoria Houston (cozy) 4/12
✔ 10. Death of a Chocoholic - Lee Hollis 4/27
Shoots to Kill (A Flower Shop Mystery, #7) by Kate Collins The End Game (A Brit in the FBI, #3) by Catherine Coulter Scone Cold Dead (Liss MacCrimmon Mysteries, #2) by Kaitlyn Dunnett Crimson Shore (Pendergast, #15) by Douglas Preston Going, Going, Ganache (Cupcake Bakery Mystery, #5) by Jenn McKinlay Fear the Dark (Bishop/Special Crimes Unit #16; Dark #1) by Kay Hooper Year of the Hyenas (Semerket, #1) by Brad Geagley Penguins and Mortal Peril (Madigan Amos Zoo Mysteries #1) by Ruby Loren Dead Angler (A Loon Lake Mystery, #1) by Victoria Houston Death of a Chocoholic (Hayley Powell Food and Cocktails Mystery, #4) by Lee Hollis


message 34: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ Scavenger Hunt Level: - Flame Thrower : 121 + words

Option 5: Scavenger Hunt Freestyle
►Pick a level and find the words below in the books you read.

A
✔️Ammunition - offered sufficient ammunition, p56
The Darkest Promise - Gena Showalter 6/25
✔️Annihilate - were often annihilated by dark-hunters, p90
Dragonsworn - Sherrilyn Kenyon 9/9
Arbalest -
✔️Archery - learning self-defense and archery, p250
How to Seduce a Vampire - Kerrelyn Sparks 12/14
✔️Arrow - the words hit her like arrows, p192
Forbidden Embers - Tessa Adams 9/11
✔️Asphyxiate - almost asphyxiated by it, p92
Year of the Hyenas - Brad Geagley 9/29
✔️Assassinate - they're going to assassinate someone, p115
The End Game - Catherine Coulter 9/14
✔️Assegai - a krug assegai combat knife, p227
Little Tiny Teeth - Aaron Elkins 7/1

B
Backsword -
Ballista -
Banderillo -
Barong -
✔️Baton - things like a baton, pepper spray, p118
Shady Cross - James Hankins 7/16
✔️Battle-ax - more suited to weilding a battle ax than a paintbrush, p20
Out of the Mist - JoAnn Ross 9/13
✔️Bayonet - stay away or I'll use this bayonet on her, p322
Shoots to Kill - Kate Collins 9/7
✔️Bazooka - someone with bazooka boobs, p75
Bite My Fire - Mary Hughes 10/14
✔️Behead - tales of beheaded engineers, p95
Kin - Kealan Patrick Burke 6/10
Bilbo -
✔️Billy Club - held back the throng with billy clubs, p314
The Risk Agent - Ridley Pearson 11/13
✔️Blade - lined with blades, p69
Sora's Quest - T.L. Shreffler 7/4
Blight -
✔️Blow Away - Taylor was simply blown away, p122
Where All the Dead Lie - J.T. Ellison 10/2
Blow Out Of Water -
✔️Blow up - I will blow up this world, p99
The End Game - Catherine Coulter 9/14
✔️Blowgun - lay nine-foot long hardwood blowguns, p3
Little Tiny Teeth - Aaron Elkins 7/1
✔️Bludgeon - using one of the clubs to bludgeon someone to death, p25
By a Thread - Jennifer Estep 9/11
✔️Bomb - bomb proof too, p256
Dragonsworn - Sherrilyn Kenyon 9/9
✔️Boomerang - her creams were like a boomerang, p137
Echoes in the Bayou - Ursula Dukes 3/7
Booster -
✔️Bowie Knife - he was pointing a Natchez bowie knife at her heart, p129
Blood Wyne - Yasmine Galenorn 6/17
✔️Brass Knuckles - a cold fist, brass knuckles? p246
The Darkest Promise - Gena Showalter 6/25
✔️Butcher - you look like a butcher, p179
Out of the Easy - Ruta Sepetys 9/16

C
✔️Cannon - thrust it into the cannon's mouth, p63
Golden Age and Other Stories - Naomi Novik 10/9
Carbine -
✔️Catapult - and see if there is a catapult, p52
A Knight and White Satin - Jackie Ivie 8/17
✔️Choke - grab him, choke him or break his neck, p63
The End Game - Catherine Coulter 9/14
✔️Cleaver - not as good as a meat cleaver, p268
Bite My Fire - Mary Hughes 10/14
✔️Clobber - he would clobber them, p202
How to Seduce a Vampire - Kerrelyn Sparks 12/14
✔️Crossbow - an assortment of swords and crossbows, p6
How to Seduce a Vampire - Kerrelyn Sparks 12/14
✔️Crucify - as archaic as crucifying someone, p286
A Highland Knight's Desire - Amy Jarecki 3/16
Crush -
✔️Cudgel - muskets, pistols, cudgels and scythes, p190
Crimson Shore - Douglas Preston 9/19
✔️Cut to Pieces - I'm gonna cut you up in little pieces, p56
Out of the Easy - Ruta Sepetys 9/16
✔️Cutlass - cutlasses and a number of others, p69
Sora's Quest - T.L. Shreffler 7/4

D
✔️Dagger - like being stabbed in the neck with a dagger, p205
By a Thread - Jennifer Estep 9/11
✔️Dart - especially like small guns, dart guns, p200
By a Thread - Jennifer Estep 9/11
Decollate -
✔️Demolish - Morrigan demolished a white fluffy meringue, p349
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow - Jessica Townsend 7/16
✔️Detonate - I should be the one to detonate it, p14
The End Game - Catherine Coulter 9/14
✔️Dirk - gutted by the sharp blades of the enemies dirks, p108
Out of the Mist - JoAnn Ross 9/13
Dispatch -
Dispense With -
Drop the Hammer -
✔️Drown - she was going to drown, p304
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow - Jessica Townsend 7/16
Dump -
✔️Dynamite - I'd have better luck if I used dynamite, p215
Going, Going, Ganache - Jenn McKinlay 9/21

E
Electrocute -
✔️Envenom - you were going to envenom his corpse, p202
Endless Knight - Kresley Cole 11/15
Epee -
✔️Eradicate - they'be been eradicated, p135
Fight Fire with Fire - Amy Fetzer 6/28
✔️Erase - a half-hearted attempt to erase them, p11
Out of Mind - Catherine Sampson 7/17
✔️Execute - chose not to have her executed, p357
Finnikin of the Rock - Melina Marchetta 6/7
Exterminate -
Extirpate -

F
✔️Finish - you might just finish him off, p22
Simply Sexy - Linda Francis Lee 1/20
✔️Firearm - a firearm beat a sword, p65
Claws of the Cat - Susan Spann 6/22
✔️Flamethrower - wish I had a flamethrower, p329
Evil Harvest - Anthony Izzo 9/23
Fusil -

G
✔️Gag - so would rope...and a gag, p81
Dragonsworn - Sherrilyn Kenyon 9/9
✔️Garrote - I had to explain the garrote, p186
Lake Silence - Anne Bishop 5/1
✔️Guided Missile - from a footstool to a guided missile, p276
Fight Fire with Fire - Amy Fetzer 6/28
✔️Guillotine - it'll be my neck waiting for the guillotine, p83
Passenger - Alexandra Bracken 3/29
✔️Gun - extruded a pair of guns, p11
Agatha H and the Airship City - Phil & Kaja Foglio 6/13
✔️Gun down - the guy who got gunned down, p196
Ho-Ho-Homicide - Kaitlyn Dunnett 10/5
✔️Gunnery - for a gunnery sergeant, p31
The Big Kahuna - Janet & Peter Evanovich 6/1
Gunpowder -

H
✔️Halberd - a pair of halberds hung near the ceiling, p90
Claws of the Cat - Susan Spann 6/22
✔️Hang - let her head hang naturally, p8
Requiem For a Glass Heart - David L. Lindsey 1/19
✔️Harpoon - man the mounted harpoon, p304
Empire of Storms - Sarah J. Maas 9/27
Harrow -
✔️Hatchet - he thumbed free his hatchet, p98
Empire of Storms - Sarah J. Maas 9/27
✔️Hit - where the bullets hit an eye, a mouth, p8
Requiem For a Glass Heart - David L. Lindsey 1/19
✔️Howitzer - they could have a howitzer setup behind the cabin, p307
Evil Harvest - Anthony Izzo 9/23
✔️Hunting Knife - a large hunting knife in a sheath, p292
Evil Harvest - Anthony Izzo 9/23

I
✔️ICBM - what's an ICBM? an intercontinental ballistic missile, p232
Nemesis - Brendan Reichs 12/17
Immolate -
✔️Injure - he did injure you, loc714
Tonight And Always - Linda Lael Miller 1/21

J
✔️Javelin - hurled her like a javelin, p206
Happy Hour at Casa Dracula - Marta Acosta 9/18

K
✔️Knife - and a knife to their gullets, p181
Dragonsworn - Sherrilyn Kenyon 9/9
✔️Knock off - knock him off means murder, p140
A Tale of Two Vampires - Katie MacAlister 11/16

L
✔️Lacerate - the spear had lacerated the skin, p224
Dark Tournament - Elisa S. Amore 8/8
✔️Lance - I throw Thanatos like a lance p350
Breath of Fire - Amanda Bouchet 10/11
✔️Lancet - Buckland drew a lancet, p129
Time's Convert - Deborah Harkness 10/29
✔️Lay Waste - Iran wanted to lay waste to the world, p221
The End Game - Catherine Coulter 9/14
✔️Liquidate - she could liquidate him right now, p50
Fight Fire with Fire - Amy Fetzer 6/28
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M
✔️Machete - Ellison dropped a machete, p35
Charming - Elliott James 1/10
✔️Machine Gun - each with .50-caliber machine guns, p288
Crimson Shore - Douglas Preston 9/19
Maraud -
✔️Marksman - I have the best marksman in this kingdom, p154
Finnikin of the Rock - Melina Marchetta 6/7
Markswoman -
✔️Martyr - the agonies they suffered as martyrs, p111
I Know a Secret - Tess Gerritsen 4/2
✔️Massacre - those responsible for the massacre, p8
Finnikin of the Rock - Melina Marchetta 6/7
✔️Missile - which missiles?, p206
The End Game - Catherine Coulter 9/14
✔️Munitions - the arms and munitions dealers, p244
Requiem For a Glass Heart - David L. Lindsey 1/19
✔️Murder - a good chance of solving the murder, p67
Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon - Donna Andrews 7/13
Musket -

N
Nerve Gas -
Neutralize -
Nix -
✔️Noose - knotted to form a noose, p170
Pale Horses - Jassy Mackenzie 6/15
✔️Nuclear Bomb - or a nuclear bomb, p70
Fear the Darkness - Alexandra Ivy 9/28
✔️Nuke - we were going to use self-contained nukes, p28
Alien Proliferation - Gini Koch 9/9
✔️Nunchaku - waving around nunchakus and shurikens, p82
Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon - Donna Andrews 7/13

O
✔️Obliterate - they can obliterate us without huge casualties, p266
The End Game - Catherine Coulter 9/14
Open Fire -
✔️Ordnance - bound for R & O ordnance, p42
Fight Fire with Fire - Amy Fetzer 6/28
✔️Overcome - Luke felt overcome by bitterness, p42
Kin - Kealan Patrick Burke 6/10
Overpower -

P
✔️Panoply - a panoply of scattered letters, p196
Gossamer Wing - Delphine Dryden 6/23
Partizan -
Persecute -
✔️Pike - with the sharp pike teeth, p26
Magic Stars - Ilona Andrews 7/22
✔️Pistol - pull out my pistol and plug you in the head, p10
Out of the Easy - Ruta Sepetys 9/16
✔️Poison - coat it with a poison so lethal, p181
Dragonsworn - Sherrilyn Kenyon 9/9
✔️Professional Killer - think you can defeat a professional killer, p68
Shadow's Claim - Kresley Cole 1/20
✔️Pull the Trigger - Matthew was ready to pull the trigger, p139
The End Game - Catherine Coulter 9/14
Put to Death - was to be put to death for treason, p19
Finnikin of the Rock - Melina Marchetta 6/7

Q
Quelch -
✔️Quell - how does Shadow quell them, p240
Dragonsworn - Sherrilyn Kenyon 9/9

R
Rainmakers -
✔️Rapier - an elegant rapier hung at his side, p199
Empire of Storms - Sarah J. Maas 9/27
✔️Revolver - Payne regarded Mac over the revolver, p217
Lady Isabella's Scandalous Marriage - Jennifer Ashley 7/1
✔️Rifle - flung his scoped rifle over his shoulder, p255
Forbidden Embers - Tessa Adams 9/11

S
✔️Saber - sword, sabers, cutlasses, p69
Sora's Quest - T.L. Shreffler 7/4
✔️Sacrifice - to sacrifice a pound of flesh, p1
Finnikin of the Rock - Melina Marchetta 6/7
✔️Scimitar - he held a scimitar, p398
The Book of Swords - Anthology 2/21
✔️Scythe - features a black scythe slashing across her chest, p5
By a Thread - Jennifer Estep 9/11
✔️Shank - and took a shank in the back, p381
Unlucky - Jana DeLeon 7/12
✔️Shatter - destined to shatter sooner or later, p91
Kin - Kealan Patrick Burke 6/10
✔️Shiv - like asking for a shiv to the stomach, p45
In the Shadow of the Gods - Rachel Dunne 1/13
✔️Shotgun - you want to use the shotgun, p106
Out of the Easy - Ruta Sepetys 9/16
✔️Shrivel - began to shrivel up, p161
Blade of Darkness - Dianne Duvall 7/14
✔️Slaughter - there was a small slaughter outside of Ciudad, p105
The End Game - Catherine Coulter 9/14
✔️Slay - I'll slay him at my earliest convenience, p36
The Darkest Promise - Gena Showalter 6/25
✔️Slingshot - armed with only a slingshot, p41
Evil Harvest - Anthony Izzo 9/23
✔️Smother - she was being smothered, p263
Where All the Dead Lie - J.T. Ellison 10/2
✔️Snuff - or had she been snuffed, p40
Alien Proliferation - Gini Koch 9/9
✔️Snuff Out - a small flame of hope snuffed out, p59
The Darkest Promise - Gena Showalter 6/25
✔️Spear - honed himself into a lethal spear, p446
Empire of Storms - Sarah J. Maas 9/27
✔️Spike - his head was on a spike, p267
Earth to Hell - Kylie Chan 8/19
✔️Squelch - could hear the faraway squelch of the co-pilots radio, p284
The End Game - Catherine Coulter 9/14
✔️Stamp Out - a crusade to stamp out pornography, p186
Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon - Donna Andrews 7/13
✔️Stiletto - sharp as a stiletto, p2
Shadow's End - Thea Harrison 5/31
✔️Strangle - since Ted appears to have been strangled, p43
Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon - Donna Andrews 7/13
✔️Strangulate - the face of brutal strangulation, p56
Hey Diddle Diddle, the Corpse and the Fiddle - Fran Rizer 3/29
Subjugate -
✔️Suffocate - and now I'm going to suffocate you, p296
By a Thread - Jennifer Estep 9/11
✔️Switchblade - flicking open a switch blade, p278
Evil Harvest - Anthony Izzo 9/23
✔️Sword - she grabbed the man's sword, p30
Finnikin of the Rock - Melina Marchetta 6/7

T
✔️Tear Gas - tear gas launchers, p433
Evil Harvest - Anthony Izzo 9/23
✔️Throttle - reaching across the table to throttle Owen, p137
By a Thread - Jennifer Estep 9/11
Throw Lead -
✔️Torment - to learn the art of torment, p657
Empire of Storms - Sarah J. Maas 9/27
✔️Torpedo - like a sleek torpedo in the water, p235
Wicked Abyss - Kresley Cole 2/8
✔️Torture - they tortured her until Trevanon confessed, p21
Finnikin of the Rock - Melina Marchetta 6/7
Trigger Man -

U
✔️Uzi - playing Russian roulette with an uzi, p126
Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon - Donna Andrews 7/13

V
Vanquish -
Vaporize -
✔️Venom - his dragon's venom, p57
Dragonsworn - Sherrilyn Kenyon 9/9
Vitiate -

W
Wallop -
Wipe off the Map -
✔️Wipe Out - hehehehe, wipeout! p280
Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon - Donna Andrews 7/13
✔️Wither - the people would wither under your stifling rule, p79
Shadow's Claim - Kresley Cole 1/20
✔️Wreck - her wrecked heart tap dancing a wild rhythm, p14
The Darkest Promise - Gena Showalter 6/25

X
X-out -

Z
Zip -


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