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message 1: by Danielle The Book Huntress , Loves 'Em Lethal (last edited Jun 09, 2018 08:05AM) (new)

 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 9732 comments Mod
DHASG 2018 Dangerous Hero Mega-Challenge
Duration: January 1-December 31, 2018

Description: 2018 is here and it’s time for a new yearly Dangerous Hero challenge.

General Rules:

1. Books must be read between the time period of January 1st and December 31st of 2018. You can start as early as 12:00am on January 1st, and must be done by 11:59pm December 31st. A member can join the challenge at any point during the year.
2. The books you use do not have to be romance. If you read a fictional book of any kind with a hero that you feel is bad/edgy/dangerous enough to qualify, you can use them.
3. You can post your book selections at any time once the thread opens, and you may make changes up until the end of the year.
4. You cannot use a book more than once in a particular option. Books between options may overlap.
5. Please let the Challenge Coordinator know if you are signing up, and she will add you to the participant list. Please let the Coordinator know when you have finished your challenges for the year.
6. Participants can do as many of the options as they wish. If they decide to repeat challenges, that is fine, but they must use new books from those used in the first challenge. Please specify which challenges you are doing. Please repost your progress regularly.
7. Participants can change their options and books anytime during the challenge.

Challenge Options:

Option A--Spell Out Your Love!:

Instructions: For this Option, you can choose to spell out a dangerous hero-related phrase using only books with dangerous hero characters. You can use:
1. The first or last name of the author
2. The first letter of the book title (not including A, An, And, or The)
3. If you choose your own acronym and it contains the letter X, the word can have X anywhere in its spelling. Other letters much be used in the specified manner.
4. You can even use the hero’s first or last name, but only once.
Here are your choices (you can do however many you like throughout the year).

Spelling Choices:

1. SEALED WITH A KISS (15 letters)
2. LIPS LIKE HONEY AND KISSES ARE SUGAR (30 letters)
3. LOVE DESPERADO (13 letters)
4. I LIKE WHEN YOU TELL ME I AM YOURS (26 letters)
5. HE PLAYS TO WIN, HE PLAYS FOR KEEPS (27 letters)
6. BREAK HER BED NOT HER HEART (22 letters)
7. ONE IN A MILLION MAN (16 letters)
8. I HAVE A WEAKNESS FOR YOU (20 letters)
9. HARD LOVING MAN (13 letters)
10. HIS FAVOURITE WORSE NIGHTMARE (26 letters)
11. GOOD MORNING HANDSOME (19 letters)
12. A BAD BOY BUT A GOOD MAN (18 letters)
13. I LIKE MY MEN LIKE TEA HOT AND BRITISH (30 letters)
14. SPECIAL FORCES HOTTIE (19 letters)
15. EVERY GIRL IS CRAZY ABOUT A SHARP DRESSED MAN (37 letters)
16. KEEP CALM AND LOVE A DANGEROUS HERO (29 letters)
17. Pick your own dangerous hero-related phrase to spell (minimum 12 letters)

Option B—World Wide Bad Boy Scavenger Hunt:

Instructions: The world is big and full of dangerous heroes. You have thirty chances to find a dangerous hero in thirty different places around the world. The one qualification is that only eight can be from the United States (you can use a particular state only once). The same goes for a country.

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Option C--ABCs of Dangerous Hero-osity:

Instructions: This is a hold-over from last year's challenge. Spell out A to Z using the character names of only dangerous heroes from books you read in the year of 2018. You can use a minor or side character or even a villain. They must be bad/edgy/dangerous. You will have 26 different books when you are done. For the letter X, you can use any name that has X anywhere in its spelling. You can use the first, middle, last or an official nickname for the character used in the book.

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Option D--Paranormal Dangerous Heroes:

Instructions: Read ten to thirteen books with a main character/hero who is in each of the below categories. One book per category. The books can be from romance, urban fantasy, fantasy, or science fiction novels.

1. Angel or demon
2.god or demi-god
3.Werewolf or shapeshifter
4. Sorcerer/Wizard/Magician or Magic-User
5.Immortal Warrior
6.Alien/From Another World or Dimension
7.Vampire
8.Faerie (any Fae creature)
9.Genetically-Enhanced or altered hero (powers are not magical but scientific)
10.Time-Traveler
11.Superhero ( Includes caped crimefighter with powers)
12. Elemental (able to harness the powers of nature)

Bonus: Psychic/Telekinetic Abilities (doesn’t fit in above categories)
Bonus: Other (doesn’t fit into above categories)

Option E--Hero, Anti, or Villain

Instructions: For this option, you get to choose up to thirty book characters and assign them to one of the above characters. Anti-hero: a central character (protagonist) in a story, movie, or drama who lacks conventional heroic attributes. Conventional heroic attributes are things like optimism, honesty, strength, confidence, courage and virtue. Villain: a character whose evil actions or motives are important to the plot. (Description taken from Quora: https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-dif...). It will be a bit of eye of the beholder.

In order to complete this option, you must have at least fifteen characters assigned (and a minimum of five per category).

Option F--Dangerous Historic Heroes:

Instructions: For the historical romance or historical fiction readers on the group, the purpose of this challenge is to read one book for a minimum of eight of the most common dangerous historical hero types.

1. Scottish/Highlander warrior
2. Knight
3. Archer/Bowman
4. Emperor/King/Duke/Earl/Titled Hero
5. Gunslinger or Outlaw
6. Lawman, Sheriff, Marshal
7. Native American Warrior
8. Gambler or Rogue
9. Ninja/Samurai/Warrior of Eastern Martial Arts Disciplines
10. Historical Spy
11. Mountain Man
12. Pirate/Buccaneer/Privateer/Brigand of the High Seas
13. Highwayman or Thief
14.Mercenary, Warlord or Assassin
15.Historical Gangster
16.Legendary Swordsman (not any of the above)
17. Revolutionary or Freedom Fighter
18.Historical Soldier or Military Man

Bonus: Other historical dangerous hero (not listed above)

Option G—Dangerous Hero Career Fair

Introduction: For this challenge, we'll showcase modern day dangerous heroes. Let's go to the Career Fair, with a twist.
Pick up brochures for at least fifteen of the below dangerous hero/bad boy career professions to assemble your ultimate portfolio.

1. Sniper/Marksman
2. Armed Forces: Army, Air Force, Marines Enlisted/Commissioned Soldier
3. Special Forces Soldier (Navy SEALS, Delta)
4. Mercenary or Military Contractor
5. Outlaw Biker
6. Undercover Agent/Spy
7. Fireman
8. Police Officer/Sheriff/State Trooper
9. Rock Star/Pop Star/Hip-Hop Mogul (The Shadier the Better)
10. Computer Hacker/Tech Guru
11. Private Investigator
12. Vigilante/Crimefighter
13. Organized Crime Boss
14. Bouncer/Bruiser/Heavy or Enforcer
15. Boxer/MMA Fighter
16. Corporate Raider/Cutthroat Businessman
17. Mad Scientist/Inventor
18. FBI/US Marshal/DEA/ATF/Federal Agent
19. Assassin/Contract Killer
20. Bodyguard/Security
21. Professional Thief
22. Cardsharp/Professional Gambler
23. Martial Artist
24. Stuntman/Professional Daredevil
25. Racecar Driver
26. Sports Player (has to be a bad boy type with a bad reputation)
Bonus: Pick up to three other types of modern day dangerous hero types.

Option H: Sleep With, Marry or Kill.

Introduction: For this challenge, pick a book character and tell us which choice you'd make for him: Sleep with, Marry or Kill. List a minimum of fifteen characters.

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Option I—Dream Team:

Create your own Dangerous Hero Dream Team. Below are the usual suspects when you have an ensemble cast of characters in a caper film. Read a book with a character that reflects the descriptive characters below. If the book character fits more than one, choose the one you think he best fits. (You have to assemble a minimum of six characters for your dream team).

A. The Leader: He’s in charge and makes the decisions for the crew.
B. The Nimble-Fingered One: He’s the thief and he can steal anything.
C. The Tech Guru: There’s not a computer he can’t hack or a machine he can’t fix.
D. The Flying Ace: He can fly anything.
E. The Beater: He’s tough and lethal with his hands.
F. The Sphinx: No one really knows what he’s capable of, at least until the eleventh hour or when his team really needs him.
G. The Smooth-Talker: He can talk his way in and out of anything.
H. The Seducer: He has the looks and the charm to seduce his way into whatever he wants or needs.
I. The Marksman: He never misses.
J. The Master of Disguise: He can pretend to be anyone or anything.
K. The Transporter: He's fast and furious with a car.


Option J--Create your own Dangerous Hero-Themed Challenge:

Instructions: You can come up with your own challenge that involves the theme of this group. It should be something to keep you occupied for most of the year. It’s up to you otherwise.

Any questions? Hope you’ll join us!

Challenge Title Participants

Shan A
Danielle The Book Huntress
Natalie
Krissie



message 2: by Shan ~A~ (last edited Mar 04, 2018 06:13PM) (new)

Shan ~A~ (thebookglutton) DHASG 2018 Dangerous Hero Mega-Challenge
Duration: January 1-December 31, 2018

Option A--Spell Out Your Love!:
You can use:
1. The first or last name of the author
2. The first letter of the book title (not including A, An, And, or The)

6. BREAK HER BED NOT HER HEART (22 letters)
Blind Reader Wanted by Georgia Le Carre 01/19
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Eve Langlais author of Polar Bared 01/24
Ashley, Kristen author of Broken Dove 01/06
Kristen Ashley author of The Hookup 01/13
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Evanovich, Janet author of Four to Score 03/02
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Beard Mode by Lani Lynn Vale 01/08
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Dual Abduction by Eve Langlais 01/27
Ney, Sara author of The Failing Hours 02/19
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TAKEN: A Mafia Romance by Logan Chase 02/24
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Andria, Alexx author of Coerced: Blackmailed by the Billionaire 02/06
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Twice Bitten by Chloe Neill 03/02

Option G—Dangerous Hero Career Fair

Introduction: For this challenge, we'll showcase modern day dangerous heroes. Let's go to the Career Fair, with a twist.
Pick up brochures for at least fifteen of the below dangerous hero/bad boy career professions to assemble your ultimate portfolio.

1. Sniper/Marksman
2. Armed Forces: Army, Air Force, Marines Enlisted/Commissioned Soldier
3. Special Forces Soldier (Navy SEALS, Delta)
4. Mercenary or Military Contractor
Blind Reader Wanted by Georgia Le Carre 01/19
5. Outlaw Biker
Devil's Game by Joanna Wylde 02/07
6. Undercover Agent/Spy
7. Fireman
8. Police Officer/Sheriff/State Trooper
Play It Safe by Kristen Ashley 01/02
9. Rock Star/Pop Star/Hip-Hop Mogul (The Shadier the Better)
10. Computer Hacker/Tech Guru
11. Private Investigator
12. Vigilante/Crimefighter
13. Organized Crime Boss
TAKEN: A Mafia Romance by Logan Chase 02/24
14. Bouncer/Bruiser/Heavy or Enforcer
15. Boxer/MMA Fighter
16. Corporate Raider/Cutthroat Businessman
Coerced: Blackmailed by the Billionaire by Alexx Andria 02/06
17. Mad Scientist/Inventor
18. FBI/US Marshal/DEA/ATF/Federal Agent
19. Assassin/Contract Killer
20. Bodyguard/Security
Twice Bitten by Chloe Neill 03/02
21. Professional Thief
22. Cardsharp/Professional Gambler
23. Martial Artist
24. Stuntman/Professional Daredevil
25. Racecar Driver
26. Sports Player (has to be a bad boy type with a bad reputation)
The Failing Hours by Sara Ney 02/19
Bonus: Pick up to three other types of modern day dangerous hero types.
1. Bounty Hunter
Four to Score by Janet Evanovich 03/02


message 3: by Danielle The Book Huntress , Loves 'Em Lethal (new)

 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 9732 comments Mod
I love your sentence that you're spelling out, Shan A. Thanks for signing up!


message 4: by Natalie (last edited Jan 06, 2019 05:12AM) (new)

Natalie | 394 comments I’m going to sign up for Option D:

Option D--Paranormal Dangerous Heroes:

Read: 4/12 books

1. Angel or demon
2.god or demi-god
3.Werewolf or shapeshifter Slip of Fate (Werelock Evolution, #1) by Hettie Ivers by Hettie Ivers 30/4/2018
4. Sorcerer/Wizard/Magician or Magic-User
5.Immortal Warrior Pestilence (The Four Horsemen, #1) by Laura Thalassa 27/3/2018
6.Alien/From Another World or Dimension The Golden Line (Knotted,#1) by Addison Cain 11/9/2018
7.Vampire
8.Faerie (any Fae creature)
9.Genetically-Enhanced or altered hero (powers are not magical but scientific) Shadow Game (GhostWalkers, #1) by Christine Feehan 6/10/2018
10.Time-Traveler
11.Superhero ( Includes caped crimefighter with powers)
12. Elemental (able to harness the powers of nature)


message 5: by Krissie (last edited May 17, 2018 10:04AM) (new)

Krissie | 11 comments Oh, I know what I can do, since I read via audio and that takes longer. I can play this from memory (just for myself). I could even do one with only my books. This is going to be fun!

Can I post the non-legal answers (since the books aren't just read in one year) somewhere?


message 6: by Danielle The Book Huntress , Loves 'Em Lethal (new)

 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 9732 comments Mod
Krissie wrote: "Oh, I know what I can do, since I read via audio and that takes longer. I can play this from memory (just for myself). I could even do one with only my books. This is going to be fun!

Can I post t..."


You can post your reads here, just as a way to keep up with them.


message 7: by Suzanne (last edited Sep 21, 2018 12:44PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 124 comments Dangerous Hero Addict Support Group
2018 DHASG Mega-Challenge
Duration:
January 1-December 31, 2018

Progress: 160 out of 360+

Description: 2018 is here and it’s time for a new yearly Dangerous Hero challenge.

General Rules:
(view spoiler)

Challenge Options:

Option A--Spell Out Your Love!:


Instructions: For this Option, you can choose to spell out a dangerous hero-related phrase using only books with dangerous hero characters. You can use:
1. The first or last name of the author
2. The first letter of the book title (not including A, An, And, or The)
3. If you choose your own acronym and it contains the letter X, the word can have X anywhere in its spelling. Other letters much be used in the specified manner.
4. You can even use the hero’s first or last name, but only once.
Here are your choices (you can do however many you like throughout the year).


Spelling Choices:

1. SEALED WITH A KISS (15 letters)

S: Lynsay Sands; Love Bites - **** - 1/18/2018 - 373 Pages
E: Elisabeth Naughton; Marked - *** - 2/23/2018 - 321 Pages
A: Alex + Ada, Vol. 1 by Jonathan Luna - ***** - 3/21/2018 - 128 Pages
L: Lauren Blakely; Big Rock - ***** - 1/4/2018 - 247 Pages
E: Joseph J. Ellis; His Excellency: George Washington - **** - 3/7/2018 - 352 Pages
D: The Dirt on Ninth Grave by Darynda Jones - ***** - 3/13/2018 - 326 Pages

W: Madeleine Wickham; The Gatecrasher - *** - 1/8/2018 - 296 Pages
I: I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons by Kevin Hart - ***** - 1/3/2018 - 400 Pag
T: Tourist Season by Carl Hiaasen - *** - 1/24/2018 - 404 Pages
H: Helen Fielding; Mad About the Boy - ***** - 1/31/2018 - 336 Pages

A: John Allison; Giant Days, Vol. 1 - ***** - 3/21/2018 - 128 Pages

K: Kurtis J. Wiebe; Rat Queens, Vol. 1: Sass & Sorcery - ***** - 2/8/2018 - 128 Pages
I: Ilyasah Shabazz; X - *** - 1/9/2018 - 348 Pages
S: Show No Mercy by Cindy Gerard - **** - 3/10/2018 - 359 Pages
S: Dorothy L. Sayers; Whose Body? - *** - 3/11/2018 - 212 Pages
I Can't Make This Up Life Lessons by Kevin Hart Big Rock (Big Rock, #1) by Lauren Blakely The Gatecrasher by Madeleine Wickham X by Ilyasah Shabazz Love Bites (Argeneau #2) by Lynsay Sands Tourist Season by Carl Hiaasen Mad About the Boy (Bridget Jones, #3) by Helen Fielding Rat Queens, Vol. 1 Sass & Sorcery (Rat Queens, #1) by Kurtis J. Wiebe Marked (Eternal Guardians, #1) by Elisabeth Naughton His Excellency George Washington by Joseph J. Ellis Show No Mercy (Black Ops Inc., #1) by Cindy Gerard Whose Body? (Lord Peter Wimsey, #1) by Dorothy L. Sayers The Dirt on Ninth Grave (Charley Davidson, #9) by Darynda Jones Alex + Ada, Vol. 1 by Jonathan Luna Giant Days, Vol. 1 (Giant Days, #1) by John Allison

2. LIPS LIKE HONEY AND KISSES ARE SUGAR (30 letters)
L: Jeff Lemire; Black Hammer, Vol. 1: Secret Origins - ***** - 4/4/2018 - 184 Pages
I: I Love My Breakup - the original part one by Sabrina Lacey - **** - 4/4/2018 - 39 Pages
P: Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O'Neill - ***** - 4/28/2018 - 56 Pages
S: Thomas Siddell; Munchkin Vol. 3 - **** - 3/20/2018 - 109 Pages

L: Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly - ***** - 3/22/2018 - 487 Pages
I: The Infernal Devices: Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare - **** - 4/15/2018 - 260 Pages
K: Katie Cook; Munchkin Vol. 5 - **** - 3/21/2018 - 112 Pages
E: Elin Hilderbrand; Winter Street - **** - 3/20/2018 - 249 Pages

H: Tiffany Haddish; The Last Black Unicorn - ***** - 2/9/2018 - 288 Pages
O: The Off Season by Catherine Gilbert Murdock - **** - 3/18/2018 - 277 Pages
N: Nella Larsen; Passing - **** - 1/17/2018 - 160 Pages
E: Eric Shanower; Oz: Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz - ** - 3/21/2018 - 184 Pages
Y: You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams: My Life in Stories and Pictures by Alan Cumming - ***** - 4/2/2018 - 304 Pages

A: ApocalyptiGirl: An Aria for the End Times by Andrew MacLean - ***** - 3/24/2018 - 96 Pages
N: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro - **** - 6/8/2018 - 288 Pages
D: Dungeons & Dragons, Volume 1: Shadowplague by John Rogers - **** - 3/19/2018 - 132 Pages

K: Kurtis J. Wiebe; Rat Queens, Vol. 4: High Fantasies - ***** - 3/24/2018 - 128 Pages
I: Irish Girls Are Back in Town by Cecelia Ahern - ***** - 4/17/2018 - 384 Pages
S: Sam Sykes; Munchkin Vol. 4 - **** - 3/21/2018 - 112 Pages
S: Sam Sykes; Munchkin Vol. 6 - **** - 3/22/2018 - 112 Pages
E: The Emerald City of Oz by Eric Shanower - **** - 5/1/2018 - 120 Pages
S: Brandon Sanderson; White Sand Volume 1 - ***** - 3/24/2018 - 160 Pages

A: Amanda Lucidon; Chasing Light: Michelle Obama Through the Lens of a White House Photographer - ***** - 3/21/2018 - 224 Pages
R: Rat Queens, Vol. 3: Demons by Kurtis J. Wiebe - ***** - 2/11/2018 - 160 Pages
E: Eric Shanower; Oz: Road to Oz - **** - 4/10/2018 - 136 Pages

S: Seduction in Death by J.D. Robb - ***** - 3/28/2018 - 354 Pages
U: The Unstoppable Wasp, Vol. 1: Unstoppable! by Jeremy Whitley - ***** - 3/24/2018 - 120 Pages
G: A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray - ***** - 3/6/2018 - 403 Pages
A: Alex + Ada, Vol. 2 by Jonathan Luna - ***** - 4/5/2018 - 128 Pages
R: Lodro Rinzler; The Buddha Walks into a Bar...: A Guide to Life for a New Generation - ***** - 4/2/2018 - 208 Pag
Rat Queens, Vol. 3 Demons by Kurtis J. Wiebe A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1) by Libba Bray The Off Season (Dairy Queen, #2) by Catherine Gilbert Murdock Dungeons & Dragons, Volume 1 Shadowplague by John Rogers Munchkin Vol. 3 by Thomas Siddell Winter Street (Winter, #1) by Elin Hilderbrand Munchkin Vol. 4 by Sam Sykes Oz Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by Eric Shanower Munchkin Vol. 5 by Katie Cook Chasing Light Michelle Obama Through the Lens of a White House Photographer by Amanda Lucidon Munchkin Vol. 6 by Sam Sykes Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly Rat Queens, Vol. 4 High Fantasies (Rat Queens, #4) by Kurtis J. Wiebe ApocalyptiGirl An Aria for the End Times by Andrew MacLean The Unstoppable Wasp, Vol. 1 Unstoppable! by Jeremy Whitley White Sand, Volume 1 (White Sand, #1) by Brandon Sanderson Seduction in Death (In Death, #13) by J.D. Robb The Buddha Walks into a Bar... A Guide to Life for a New Generation by Lodro Rinzler You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams My Life in Stories and Pictures by Alan Cumming I Love My Breakup - the original part one (see notes) by Sabrina Lacey Black Hammer, Vol. 1 Secret Origins by Jeff Lemire Alex + Ada, Vol. 2 by Jonathan Luna Oz Road to Oz by Eric Shanower The Infernal Devices Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices Manga, #2) by Cassandra Clare Irish Girls Are Back in Town by Cecelia Ahern Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O'Neill The Emerald City of Oz by Eric Shanower The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish Passing by Nella Larsen Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

3. LOVE DESPERADO (13 letters)
L: Lauren Willig; The Secret History of the Pink Carnation - ***** - 5/11/2018 - 400 Pages
O: On the Edge by Ilona Andrews - ***** - 5/4/2018 - 309 Pages
V: The Vision by Tom King - ***** - 3/25/2018 - 488 Pages
E: P.N. Elrod; My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding - ***** - 5/3/2018 - 310 Pages

D: Darynda Jones; The Curse of Tenth Grave - *** - 3/29/2018 - 342 Pages
E: Emil Ferris; My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1 - ** - 5/18/2018 - 414 Pages
S: Sarah Graley; Kim Reaper Vol. 1: Grim Beginnings - ***** - 5/5/2018 - 112 Pages
P: Patricia Briggs; Burn Bright - ***** - 5/9/2018 - 308 Pages
E: The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel, Volume 1 by Robert Jordan - *** - 7/4/2018 - 240 Pages
R: Raven Cursed by Faith Hunter - ***** - 5/17/2018 - 353 Pages
A: Alex + Ada, Vol. 3 by Jonathan Luna - ***** - 4/5/2018 - 136 Pages
D: Kelly Sue DeConnick; Bitch Planet: Triple Feature, Vol. 1 - **** - 3/29/2018 - 144 Pages
O: Bryan Lee O'Malley; Snotgirl, Vol. 1: Green Hair Don't Care - ***** - 6/18/2018 - 136 Pages
The Vision by Tom King The Curse of Tenth Grave (Charley Davidson, #10) by Darynda Jones Bitch Planet Triple Feature, Vol. 1 (Bitch Planet Triple Feature #1) by Kelly Sue DeConnick Alex + Ada, Vol. 3 by Jonathan Luna My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by P.N. Elrod On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews Kim Reaper Vol. 1 Grim Beginnings by Sarah Graley Burn Bright (Alpha & Omega, #5; Mercy Thompson World - Complete, #15) by Patricia Briggs The Secret History of the Pink Carnation (Pink Carnation, #1) by Lauren Willig Raven Cursed (Jane Yellowrock, #4) by Faith Hunter My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1 (My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, #1) by Emil Ferris Snotgirl, Vol. 1 Green Hair Don't Care by Bryan Lee O'Malley The Eye of the World The Graphic Novel, Volume 1 by Robert Jordan


message 8: by Suzanne (last edited Sep 21, 2018 12:44PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 124 comments 4. I LIKE WHEN YOU TELL ME I AM YOURS (26 letters)
I: Isaac Asimov; Foundation - *** - 6/12/2018 - 244 Pages

L: Leigh Bardugo; Shadow and Bone - **** - 5/18/2018 - 358 Pages
I: Imbolo Mbue; Behold the Dreamers - **** - 7/11/2018 - 380 Pages
K: Kelly Sue DeConnick; Bitch Planet, Vol. 1: Extraordinary Machine - ***** - 3/30/2018 - 156 Pages
E: The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel, Volume Two by Robert Jordan - ***** - 7/5/2018 - 176 Pages

W: G. Willow Wilson; Ms. Marvel, Vol. 7: Damage Per Second - ***** - 2/2/2018 - 136 Pages
H: Horace Walpole; The Castle of Otranto - *** - 5/16/2018 - 125 Pages
E: Jesse Eisenberg; Bream Gives Me Hiccups - **** - 7/17/2018 - 273 Pages
N: News of the World by Paulette Jiles - ***** - 7/8/2018 - 209 Pages

Y: Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk: And Other Truths About Being Creative by Danielle Krysa - ***** - 5/15/2018 - 136 Pages
O: Bryan Lee O'Malley; Snotgirl, Vol. 2: California Screaming - *** - 8/7/2018 - 136 Pages
U: Untouchable by Kresley Cole - **** - 3/26/2018

T: 'Til the Well Runs Dry by Lauren Francis-Sharma - **** - 2/3/2018 - 400 Pages
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L: Dalai Lama XIV; The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World - ***** - 6/4/2018 - 354 Pages
L: Jeff Lemire; Descender, Vol. 1: Tin Stars - **** - 6/12/2018 - 160 Pages

M: Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening by Marjorie M. Liu - ***** - 1/4/2018 - 202 Pages
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I: The Indigo Girl by Natasha Boyd - ***** - 7/23/2018 - 343 Pages

A: John Allison; Giant Days, Vol. 2 - ***** - 4/6/2018 - 128 Pages
M: Monstress, Vol. 2: The Blood by Marjorie M. Liu - ***** - 1/6/2018 - 152 Pages

Y: Gene Luen Yang; Boxers - ***** - 6/7/2018 - 336 Pages
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U: Username: Evie by Joe Sugg - *** - 4/4/2018 - 182 Pages
R: Rat Queens, Vol. 2: The Far Reaching Tentacles of N'rygoth by Kurtis J. Wiebe - ***** - 2/9/2018 - 128 Pages
S: Scandal Wears Satin by Loretta Chase - ***** - 4/23/2018 - 372 Pages
Monstress, Vol. 1 Awakening (Monstress, #1) by Marjorie M. Liu Monstress, Vol. 2 The Blood (Monstress, #2) by Marjorie M. Liu Ms. Marvel, Vol. 7 Damage Per Second by G. Willow Wilson 'Til the Well Runs Dry by Lauren Francis-Sharma Rat Queens, Vol. 2 The Far Reaching Tentacles of N'rygoth by Kurtis J. Wiebe Untouchable (Immortals After Dark #8) by Kresley Cole Bitch Planet, Vol. 1 Extraordinary Machine by Kelly Sue DeConnick Username Evie (Username, #1) by Joe Sugg Giant Days, Vol. 2 (Giant Days, #2) by John Allison Scandal Wears Satin (The Dressmakers, #2) by Loretta Chase Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk And Other Truths About Being Creative by Danielle Krysa The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole Shadow and Bone (Grisha Verse, #1) by Leigh Bardugo The Book of Joy Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama XIV Boxers (Boxers & Saints, #1) by Gene Luen Yang Descender, Vol. 1 Tin Stars by Jeff Lemire Foundation (Foundation #1) by Isaac Asimov The Eye of the World The Graphic Novel, Volume Two by Robert Jordan News of the World by Paulette Jiles Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue Bream Gives Me Hiccups by Jesse Eisenberg The Indigo Girl by Natasha Boyd Snotgirl, Vol. 2 California Screaming by Bryan Lee O'Malley

5. HE PLAYS TO WIN, HE PLAYS FOR KEEPS (27 letters)
H: Hero Cats Volume 1 by Kyle Puttkammer - *** - 6/27/2018 - 96 Pages
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A: John Allison; Giant Days, Vol. 3 - ***** - 4/23/2018 - 112 Pages
Y: Gene Luen Yang; Saints - **** - 6/7/2018 - 170 Pages
S: Sarah J. Maas; Throne of Glass - ***** - 6/5/2018 - 454 Pages

T: James Tynion IV; The Woods, Vol. 1: The Arrow - ***** - 3/24/2018 - 128 Pages
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H: Molly Harper; Sweet Tea and Sympathy - ***** - 7/9/2018 - 307 Pages
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L: Lisa Genova; Still Alice - ***** - 7/25/2018 - 292 Pages
A: John Allison; Giant Days, Vol. 4 - ***** - 5/2/2018 - 112 Pages
Y: Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin - **** - 8/6/2018 - 304 Pages
S: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli - ***** - 6/22/2018 - 303 Pages

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K: Kelly Sue DeConnick; Bitch Planet, Vol. 2: President Bitch - ***** - 3/31/2018 - 144 Pages
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Wires and Nerve (Wires and Nerve, #1) by Marissa Meyer The Woods, Vol. 1 The Arrow by James Tynion IV Bitch Planet, Vol. 2 President Bitch by Kelly Sue DeConnick Bingo Love by Tee Franklin Giant Days, Vol. 3 (Giant Days, #3) by John Allison Giant Days, Vol. 4 (Giant Days, #4) by John Allison The Redhead Revealed (Redhead, #2) by Alice Clayton Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas The Perfect Play (Play by Play, #1) by Jaci Burton Saints (Boxers & Saints, #2) by Gene Luen Yang Kiss an Angel by Susan Elizabeth Phillips Paper Girls, Vol. 3 (Paper Girls, #3) by Brian K. Vaughan Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (Creekwood, #1) by Becky Albertalli Hero Cats Volume 1 by Kyle Puttkammer Lucky Penny by Ananth Hirsh Sweet Tea and Sympathy (Southern Eclectic, #1) by Molly Harper Black Squadron (Star Wars Poe Dameron, #1) by Charles Soule Still Alice by Lisa Genova Not My Father's Son by Alan Cumming Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin When Darkness Comes (Guardians of Eternity, #1) by Alexandra Ivy

6. BREAK HER BED NOT HER HEART (22 letters)
B: The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui - ***** - 2/17/18 - 329 Pages
R: The Redhead Plays Her Hand by Alice Clayton - ***** - 5/23/2018 - 304 Pages
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K: Kelley Armstrong; Bitten - ***** - 5/8/2018 - 436 Pages

H: Herding Cats by Sarah Andersen - ***** - 7/17/2018 - 108 Pages
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B: Jim Butcher; Ghost Story - ***** - 4/6/2018 - 481 Pages
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N: Julien Neel; The Perfect Summer: Book 4 - **** - 8/27/2018 - 48 Pages
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The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui Ghost Story (The Dresden Files, #13) by Jim Butcher Tough Cookies Leadership Lessons from 100 Years of the Girl Scouts by Kathy Cloninger Terminal Lance The White Donkey by Maximilian Uriarte That Scandalous Summer (Rules for the Reckless, #1) by Meredith Duran Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong Giant Days, Vol. 5 (Giant Days, #5) by John Allison The Redhead Plays Her Hand (Redhead, #3) by Alice Clayton Giant Days, Vol. 6 (Giant Days, #6) by John Allison Herding Cats (Sarah's Scribbles, #3) by Sarah Andersen Double Whammy by Carl Hiaasen The Perfect Summer Book 4 by Julien Neel Uncommon Type Some Stories by Tom Hanks Sticks & Stones (Cut & Run, #2) by Abigail Roux


message 9: by Suzanne (last edited Sep 20, 2018 08:22AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 124 comments 7. ONE IN A MILLION MAN (16 letters)
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A: Brian Azzarello; Wonder Woman, Volume 1: Blood - ***** - 8/3/2018 - 160 Pages

W: Joshua Williamson; Birthright, Vol. 1: Homecoming - ***** - 4/17/2018 - 128 Pages
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A: Dan Abnett; Wild's End, Vol. 1: First Light - ***** - 8/7/2018 - 160 Pages
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9. HARD LOVING MAN (13 letters)
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M: Gregory Maguire; Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West - **** - 6/16/2018 - 406 Pages
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message 10: by Suzanne (last edited Sep 20, 2018 08:24AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 124 comments 10. HIS FAVOURITE WORSE NIGHTMARE (26 letters)
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F: Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace by Jessica Bennett - ***** - 6/28/2018 - 336 Pages
A: Sarah Addison Allen; Garden Spells - ***** - 9/9/2018 - 304 Pages
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M: David McCullough; John Adams - **** - 5/1/2018 - 751 Pages
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11. GOOD MORNING HANDSOME (19 letters)
G: G. Willow Wilson; Ms. Marvel, Vol. 9: Teenage Wasteland - ***** - 9/18/2018 - 136 Pages
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M: Mockingbird, Vol. 2: My Feminist Agenda by Chelsea Cain - ***** - 7/22/2018 - 120 Pages
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message 11: by Suzanne (last edited Sep 20, 2018 08:25AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 124 comments 13. I LIKE MY MEN LIKE TEA HOT AND BRITISH (30 letters)
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C: Jennifer Chiaverini; The Quilter's Apprentice - **** - 5/14/2018 - 271 Pages
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message 12: by Suzanne (last edited Sep 20, 2018 08:25AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 124 comments 16. KEEP CALM AND LOVE A DANGEROUS HERO (29 letters)
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message 13: by Natalie (new)

Natalie | 394 comments My end of year challenge stats.
I ended up reading a number of books this year that I thought would have dangerous hero’s in, but in actual fact I felt that they weren’t very dangerous at all! Ha!
Therefore I only read 4 books that qualified for this challenge - I’ll have better Dangerous hero reading luck next year I hope!

Option D--Paranormal Dangerous Heroes:

Read: 4/12 books

3.Werewolf or shapeshifter Slip of Fate (Werelock Evolution, #1) by Hettie Ivers by Hettie Ivers 30/4/2018

5.Immortal Warrior Pestilence (The Four Horsemen, #1) by Laura Thalassa 27/3/2018

6.Alien/From Another World or Dimension The Golden Line (Knotted,#1) by Addison Cain 11/9/2018

9.Genetically-Enhanced or altered hero (powers are not magical but scientific) Shadow Game (GhostWalkers, #1) by Christine Feehan 6/10/2018


message 14: by Natalie (new)

Natalie | 394 comments Well done everyone on your challenges :-)


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