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message 1: by LaurLa (last edited Mar 20, 2018 05:49PM) (new)

LaurLa | 3362 comments April Monthly Challenge
April 1 - April 30

1. 'A' is for April:
READ a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS: Artemis was daughter of Zeus and Leto and twin sister of Apollo. She was primarily a virgin huntress, goddess of wildlife and patroness of hunters. She was an important goddess in the lives of women, especially when it came to marriage and young creatures.
READ a book with siblings in the story OR where someone goes hunting OR where there is a married couple OR a goddess in the story.

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

Fun Facts about Joan -
- Joan is a top five New York Times bestselling author of 57 novels and novellas
- She is a former attorney, newspaper editor and drama critic and director as well as a professor of drama.
- She loves to travel for research for her novels and has been to England, Scotland, Tahiti, Australia, Bali and not to forget, Texas.
- She lives in Colorado.

READ a book:
- with a 5 and 7 in the page count or 5 and 7 in the publish date
- with a character who is an actor, professor or attorney or a book where drama/acting/theater is featured
- that involves travel or some kind of research
- whose author initial is C

4. April is International Guitar Month: IGM was created in 1987 as an annual celebration of guitars and guitar products to help retailers create interest in the guitar industry. Every April, guitarists and music aficionados from around the world gather physically, virtually and mentally to recognize both the instruments and the talented musicians who bring them to life
READ a book with a musical instrument on the cover OR has a musician character OR has the letters IGM in the title (any order) OR has 19 or 87 in the page count.

5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: An annual celebration in some European and Western countries commemorated by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. The jokes and their victims are called April fools. People playing April Fool jokes expose their prank by shouting "April fool!"
READ a book that has a silly/goofy/prankster character OR has a word with double letters in the title (like Fool) OR was published in April of any year.

6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday: While considered the most important Christian holiday for many, it also has origins in the pagan world. In fact, some say the very word "Easter" comes from the Saxon pagan festival honoring the goddess "Eastre" (also called Oestre). The goddess Eastre's symbol is the rabbit. So that's where the Easter Bunny came from!
READ a book that has a small animal on the cover OR celebrates a holiday in the story OR has all the letters of Easter in the title and/or author's name (any order).

7. April 3 is Tweed Day: Celebrates the warm, fashionable woolen clothing that originated in Scotland most often with a chevron type pattern. The word Tweed originally came from 'tweel', the Scottish word for twill and after being misinterpreted by an Englishman, morphed into 'tweed'. Seemingly always in fashion, tweed keeps you warm and looks good, too.
READ a book that has someone wearing a suit on the cover or something warm like a coat, mittens, etc. OR has a pattern on the cover like stripes, chevrons, polka dots, etc OR read a book set in Scotland or England (or anywhere in the UK).

8. April 7 is World Health Day: Sponsored by United Nation's World Health Organization (WHO), World Health Day focuses on a different health theme each year. It is an international event to emphasize and work on important health issues or problems with activities on that focus on, awareness, education programs, and fund raising activities to help with the health issue for the year.
READ a book where someone's health is an issue OR with a character that is a healthcare worker OR has the letters WHO in the title or author's name (any order).

9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day: Established in 1973 to promote astronomy to the general public. Astronomy clubs and groups use this day to help teach the people about the stars, and other celestial bodies in the universe.
READ a book with a celestial body on the cover OR a with a character who is a scientist (any kind) OR tagged as science fiction/sci-fi OR has clubs or groups as part of the story.

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


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

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

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


Happy Reading!!


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message 4: by LaurLa (last edited Apr 29, 2018 06:52PM) (new)

LaurLa | 3362 comments April Monthly Challenge
April 2018

MY April Monthly Challenge (msg 4)

10 of 10 Completed

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Pleasure of a Dark Prince (Immortals After Dark #9) by Kresley Cole The Cat's Fancy by Julie Kenner Rock My Bed (Black Falcon, #2) by Michelle A. Valentine The Wicked Wedding of Miss Ellie Vyne (Sydney Dovedale, #2) by Jayne Fresina The Geek Girl and the Scandalous Earl (Geek Girls, #1) by Gina Lamm The Housewife Assassin's Guide to Gracious Killing (Housewife Assassin #2) by Josie Brown Something To Talk About by C.J. Hawk Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2) by Marissa Meyer Fatal Strike (McClouds & Friends #10) by Shannon McKenna

✔1. 'A' is for April:
🌸Read a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.
🌸Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
🌸Read: 04.13 ★★★
✔2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS:
🌸Read a book where there is a goddess in the story
🌸Pleasure of a Dark Prince - Kresley Cole
🌸Read: 04.14 ★★★★
✔3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston:
🌸Read a book with a character who is an actor, professor or attorney
🌸The Cat's Fancy - Julie Kenner
🌸Read: 04.15 ★★★
✔4. April is International Guitar Month:
🌸Read a book with a musical instrument on the cover
🌸Rock My Bed - Michelle A. Valentine
🌸Read: 04.01 ★★★
✔5. April 1 is April's Fools Day:
🌸Read a book that has a word with double letters in the title (like Fool)
🌸The Wicked Wedding of Miss Ellie Vyne - Jayne Fresina
🌸Read: 04.02 ★★★★
✔6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday
🌸Read a book that has all the letters of Easter in the title and/or author's name
🌸The Geek Girl and the Scandalous Earl - Gina Lamm
🌸Read: 04.04 ★★
✔7. April 3 is Tweed Day:
🌸Read a book that has a pattern on the cover like stripes, chevrons, polka dots, etc
🌸The Housewife Assassin's Guide to Gracious Killing - Josie Brown
🌸Read: 04.17 ★★★
✔8. April 7 is World Health Day:
🌸Read a book with the letters WHO in the title or author's name
🌸Something To Talk About - CJ Hawk
🌸Read: 04.14 ★★★
✔9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day:
🌸Read a book tagged as science fiction/sci-fi
🌸Scarlet - Marissa Meyer
🌸Read: 04.06 ★★★★
✔10. Reader's Choice:
🌸Read any book of your choice
🌸Fatal Strike - Shannon McKenna
🌸Read: 04.15 ★★★★


message 5: by Bookchaser (last edited Apr 03, 2018 11:43AM) (new)

Bookchaser | 1875 comments 2018 April Monthly Challenge


0/10 Completed

01. 'A' is for April: Read a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.
Anne of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery
OR
No One Like You by Kate Angell
OR
Always Dakota by Debbie Macomber
02. Olympian Gods and Goddesses ~ ARTEMIS: Read a book with siblings in the story OR where someone goes hunting OR where there is a married couple OR a goddess in the story.
Always on My Mind by Bella Andre
OR
No Man's Mistress by Mary Balogh
OR
The Chosen by Thea Harrison
03. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author ~ Joan Johnston: Read one book written by Joan Johnston or any author with her first or last name.
Read a book with a 5 and 7 in the page count or 5 and 7 in the publish date OR with a character who is an actor, professor or attorney or a book where drama/acting/theater is featured OR that involves travel or some kind of research OR whose author initial is C.
Texas Bride by Joan Johnston
OR
The Barefoot Bride by Joan Johnston
OR
Wild Thing by Robin Kaye
04. International Guitar Month: Read a book with a musical instrument on the cover OR has a musician character OR has the letters IGM in the title (any order) OR has 19 or 87 in the page count.
The Summer He Came Home by Juliana Stone
OR
Random Acts of Crazy by Julia Kent
OR
Simply Unforgettable by Mary Balogh
OR
Hold Her Again by Shannon Stacey
05. April's Fools Day (April 1): Read a book that has a silly/goofy/prankster character OR has a word with double letters in the title (like Fool) OR was published in April of any year.
Shooting Star by Colby Hodge
OR
Scrimmage Gone South by Alicia Hunter Pace
OR
Sit, Stay, Love by Debbie Burns
06. Easter Sunday (April 1): Read a book that has a small animal on the cover OR celebrates a holiday in the story OR has all the letters of Easter in the title and/or author's name (any order).
A New Leash on Love by Debbie Burns
OR
It's a Wonderful Wife by Janet Chapman
OR
Christmas in Destiny by Toni Blake
07. Tweed Day (April 3): Read a book that has someone wearing a suit on the cover or something warm like a coat, mittens, etc. OR has a pattern on the cover like stripes, chevrons, polka dots, etc OR read a book set in Scotland or England (or anywhere in the UK).
Second to None by Nancy Herkness
OR
The Rock by Monica McCarty
08. World Health Day (April 7): Read a book where someone's health is an issue OR with a character that is a healthcare worker OR has the letters WHO in the title or author's name (any order).
Accidentally Hers by Jamie Beck
OR
A Kiss For Midwinter by Courtney Milan
09. International Astronomy Day (April 28): Read a book with a celestial body on the cover OR with a character who is a scientist (any kind) OR tagged as science fiction/sci-fi OR has clubs or groups as part of the story.
Moonlight Kiss by LuAnn McLane
OR
Moondance Beach by Susan Donovan
10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
Just A Taste by Deirdre Martin
OR
Illusion Town by Jayne Castle
OR
Real Men Will by Victoria Dahl


XXX Anne of Ingleside (Anne of Green Gables, #6) by L.M. Montgomery XXX No One Like You (Barefoot William Beach, #4) by Kate Angell XXX Always Dakota (Dakota, #3) by Debbie Macomber XXX Always on My Mind (San Francisco Sullivans, #8; The Sullivans, #8) by Bella Andre XXX No Man's Mistress (Mistress Trilogy #2) by Mary Balogh XXX The Chosen (Elder Races, #9.7) by Thea Harrison XXX Texas Bride (Mail-Order Brides #1) by Joan Johnston XXX The Barefoot Bride by Joan Johnston XXX Wild Thing (Wild Thing #1) by Robin Kaye XXX The Summer He Came Home (Bad Boys of Crystal Lake, #1) by Juliana Stone XXX Random Acts of Crazy (Random, #1) by Julia Kent XXX Simply Unforgettable (Simply Quartet #1) by Mary Balogh XXX Hold Her Again by Shannon Stacey XXX Shooting Star (Oasis, #2) by Colby Hodge XXX Scrimmage Gone South (Gone South, #2) by Alicia Hunter Pace XXX Sit, Stay, Love (Rescue Me #2) by Debbie Burns XXX A New Leash on Love (Rescue Me, #1) by Debbie Burns XXX It's a Wonderful Wife (Sinclair Brothers, #3) by Janet Chapman XXX Christmas in Destiny (Destiny, #7) by Toni Blake XXX Second to None (Second Glances #0.5) by Nancy Herkness XXX The Rock (Highland Guard, #11) by Monica McCarty XXX Accidentally Hers (Sterling Canyon, #1) by Jamie Beck XXX A Kiss For Midwinter (Brothers Sinister, #1.5) by Courtney Milan XXX Moonlight Kiss (Cricket Creek, #5) by Luann McLane XXX Moondance Beach (Bayberry Island, #3) by Susan Donovan XXX Just A Taste (New York Blades, #6) by Deirdre Martin XXX Illusion Town (Ghost Hunters, #13) by Jayne Castle XXX Real Men Will (Donovan Brothers Brewery, #3) by Victoria Dahl XXX


message 6: by Sandra (last edited Apr 10, 2018 06:24PM) (new)

Sandra | 712 comments I’m in!

1. 'A' is for April - Chocolate Shoes And Wedding Blues - Trisha Ashley - 2 APR
2. siblings in the story - 15 years to life - Regina Bartley - 7 APR
3. author initial is C - Flanked - Cat Johnson - 3 APR
4. IGM in the title - Fight Me - Lacey Black - 3 APR
5. double letters in the title - Spurred - Cat Johnson - 10 APR
6. Easter in the title - The Dark Ones - Rachel Van Dyken - 2 APR
7. set in Scotland - Never Seduce a Scot - Maya Banks - 6 APR
8. WHO in the author's name - Cowboy After Dark - Vicki Lewis Thompson - 9 APR
9. celestial body on the cover - One Grave at a Time - Jeaniene Frost - 4 APR
10. Reader's Choice - Expect Me - Lacey Black - 8 APR

Chocolate Shoes And Wedding Blues by Trisha Ashley 15 years to life by Regina Bartley Flanked (Studs in Spurs Book 5) by Cat Johnson Fight Me (Rivers Edge, #2) by Lacey Black Spurred (Studs in Spurs Book 8) by Cat Johnson The Dark Ones (The Dark Ones Saga, #1) by Rachel Van Dyken Never Seduce a Scot (The Montgomerys and Armstrongs, #1) by Maya Banks Cowboy After Dark (Thunder Mountain Brotherhood, #6) by Vicki Lewis Thompson One Grave at a Time (Night Huntress, #6) by Jeaniene Frost Expect Me (Rivers Edge, #3) by Lacey Black


message 7: by Nicole (last edited Apr 17, 2018 01:47AM) (new)

Nicole P | 3200 comments 2018 April Monthly Challenge

10/10 completed

✓ 'A' is for April: Archangel's Legion by Nalini Singh (15/04) ★★★★

✓ Olympian Gods and Goddesses ~ ARTEMIS: Dirty Player by Stacey Lynn (05/04) ★★★

✓ Featured Author Challenge (FAC): Kissing Tolstoy by Penny Reid (09/04) ★★★

✓ April is International Guitar Month: Play Me by Katie McCoy (04/04) ★★★

✓ April's Fools Day (April 1): Like a Boss by Lili Valente & Sylvia Pierce (17/04) ★★★

✓ Easter Sunday (April 1): Man Card by Sarina Bowen & Tanya Eby (02/04) ★★★★

✓ Tweed Day (April 3): Free Hostage by S. Ann Cole (09/04) ★★★★

✓ World Health Day (April 7): Hot Single Dad by Claire Kingsley (02/04) ★★★

✓ International Astronomy Day (April 28): Walk Through Fire by Kristen Ashley (04/04) ★★★

✓ Reader's Choice: Sure Thing by Jana Aston (03/03) ★★★★

Archangel's Legion (Guild Hunter, #6) by Nalini Singh Dirty Player by Stacey Lynn Kissing Tolstoy (Dear Professor, #1) by Penny Reid Play Me (Players, #2) by Katie McCoy Like a Boss by Lili Valente Man Card (Man Hands, #2) by Sarina Bowen Free Hostage by S. Ann Cole Hot Single Dad (Book Boyfriends 3) by Claire Kingsley Walk Through Fire (Chaos, #4) by Kristen Ashley Sure Thing by Jana Aston


message 8: by Jujubee (last edited May 01, 2018 06:01AM) (new)

Jujubee (goodreadscomjujubeed) | 216 comments Spring! Spring! Spring! 10/10 COMPLETED 04/30/18

🐣 From His Lips (53 Letters for My Lover, #1.5) by Leylah Attar 1. 'A' is for April: From His Lips (53 Letters for My Lover 02) Leylah Attar • Read 04/03/18 5*
🐣 Bastian's Storm (Surviving Raine, #2) by Shay Savage 2. Artemis: Hunting Bastian's Storm (Surviving Raine 02) Shay Savage • Read 04/04/18 4*
🐣 Shadows (Lux, #0.5) by Jennifer L. Armentrout 3. FAC~Joan Johnston: Shadows (Lux 0.5) Jennifer L. Armentrout • Read 04/15/18 3.5*
🐣 Seven Stones to Stand or Fall by Diana Gabaldon A Fugitive Green (Outlander #2.5) by Diana Gabaldon 4. International Guitar Month: 119 pages A Fugitive Green from the anthology Seven Stones to Stand or Fall (Outlander #2.5) Diana Gabaldon • Read 04/29/18 5*
🐣 53 Letters For My Lover (53 Letters For My Lover, #1) by Leylah Attar 5. April's Fools Day: Double Letters 53 Letters For My Lover (53 Letters for My Lover 01) Leylah Attar • Read 04/02/18 5*
🐣 Wildfire (Hidden Legacy, #3) by Ilona Andrews 6. Easter Sunday: Christmas Wildfire (Hidden Legacy 03) Ilona Andrews • Read 04/25/18 5*
🐣 The Scottish Prisoner by Diana Gabaldon 7. Tweed Day: England The Scottish Prisoner (Lord John Grey 03) Diana Gabaldon • Read 04/21/18 5*
🐣 On the Island (On the Island, #1) by Tracey Garvis-Graves 8. World Health Day: Cancer On the Island (On the Island 01) Tracey Garvis-Graves • Read 04/06/18 4*
🐣 A Bear Saves the Town (The Blackpelt Brothers Book 2) by Macy Babineaux 9. International Astronomy Day: The moon! A Bear Saves the Town (The Blackpelt Brothers 02) Macy Babineaux • Read 04/30/18 2*
🐣 Intrusion (Under the Skin, #1) by Charlotte Stein 10. Reader's Choice: Intrusion (Under the Skin 01) Charlotte Stein • Read 04/08/18 5*


message 9: by Georgina (last edited Apr 11, 2018 07:45AM) (new)

Georgina Parkin (geosbookblog) | 259 comments Read: 10/10 books.

1. 'A' is for April. Read a book that starts with 'A':
Addicted 9/4

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses – ARTEMIS. Read a book where there is a married couple: Quickie 11/4

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston. Read a book with a character who is an attorney: Jax 12/4 (heroine is his lawyer)

4. International Guitar Month. Read a book with a musician character: Try Me 9/4

5. April's Fools Day. Read a book that was published in April of any year: Eleven Scandals to Start to Win a Duke's Heart 3/4 (published April, 2011)

6. Easter Sunday. Read a book that has a small animal on the cover: The Gunslinger 7/4 (Small bird)

7. Tweed Day. Read a book set in England (or anywhere in the UK): Say Yes to the Marquess 5/4

8. World Health Day. Read a book where someone's health is an issue: The Year We Fell Down 8/4

9. International Astronomy Day. Read a book with a character who is a scientist: The Alien Warrior's Bargain 10/4

10. Reader's Choice. Read any book of your choice: One Day 10/4

Addicted (Outlaws, #2) by Elle Kennedy Quickie by Penny Wylder Jax (Cocky Cage Fighter #1) by Lane Hart Try Me (One Night with Sole Regret, #1) by Olivia Cunning Eleven Scandals to Start to Win a Duke's Heart (Love By Numbers, #3) by Sarah MacLean The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1) by Stephen King Say Yes to the Marquess (Castles Ever After, #2) by Tessa Dare The Year We Fell Down (The Ivy Years, #1) by Sarina Bowen The Alien Warrior's Bargain by Zara Zane One Day A Valentine short story by Samantha Young


message 10: by Michaele (last edited Apr 21, 2018 06:51AM) (new)

Michaele | 4198 comments Complete!
10/10

1. 'A' is for April: Any Time, Any Place, Jennifer Probst, 4/9 Any Time, Any Place (Billionaire Builders, #2) by Jennifer Probst
2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - Love So Hot, Marquita Valentine, 4/3 Love So Hot (The Lawson Brothers, #1) by Marquita Valentine
3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Shelter Mountain, Robyn Carr, 4/6 Shelter Mountain (Virgin River, #2) by Robyn Carr
4. April is International Guitar Month: Marriage of Inconvenience, Penny Reid, 4/21 Marriage of Inconvenience (Knitting in the City, #7) by Penny Reid
5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: Follow, Tessa Bailey, 4/18 Follow by Tessa Bailey
6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday: Beneath These Scars, Meghan March, 4/12 Beneath These Scars (Beneath, #4) by Meghan March
7. April 3 is Tweed Day: Beautiful Player, Christina Lauren, 4/17 Beautiful Player (Beautiful Bastard, #3) by Christina Lauren
8. April 7 is World Health Day: Frenched, Melanie Harlow, 4/10 Frenched (Frenched, #1) by Melanie Harlow
9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day: Remedial Rocket Science, Susannah Nix, 4/20 Remedial Rocket Science (Chemistry Lessons, #1) by Susannah Nix
10. Reader's Choice: Well Hung, Lauren Blakely, 4/4 Well Hung (Big Rock, #3) by Lauren Blakely


message 11: by Barbara ★ (last edited Apr 30, 2018 02:07PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 3562 comments April Monthly Challenge

READ: 10/10

✔1. 'A' is for April:
READ a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.
Too Many Curses - A. Lee Martinez 4/9

✔2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS:
READ a book with siblings in the story OR where someone goes hunting OR where there is a married couple OR a goddess in the story.
Bone Magic - Yasmine Galenorn (3 sisters) 4/28

✔3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston:
Foundling - D.M. Cornish (author initial C) 4/5

✔4. April is International Guitar Month:
READ a book with a musical instrument on the cover OR has a musician character OR has the letters IGM in the title (any order) OR has 19 or 87 in the page count.
I Know a Secret - Tess Gerritsen (319 pages) 4/2

✔5. April 1 is April's Fools Day:
READ a book that has a silly/goofy/prankster character OR has a word with double letters in the title (like Fool) OR was published in April of any year.
Too Many Curses - A. Lee Martinez 4/9

✔6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday:
Best Day Ever - Kaira Rouda (Easter in title) 4/3

✔7. April 3 is Tweed Day:
Lady Anne and the Howl in the Dark - Donna Lea Simpson (set in England) 4/12

✔8. April 7 is World Health Day:
The Drowning - Camilla Läckberg (WHO in title) 4/7

✔9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day:
READ a book with a celestial body on the cover OR a with a character who is a scientist (any kind) OR tagged as science fiction/sci-fi OR has clubs or groups as part of the story.
Millennium Crash - James Litherland 4/23

✔10. Reader's Choice:
Jacq's Warlord - Delilah Devlin 4/3

Too Many Curses by A. Lee Martinez Bone Magic (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon, #7) by Yasmine Galenorn Foundling (Monster Blood Tattoo, #1) by D.M. Cornish I Know a Secret (Rizzoli & Isles, #12) by Tess Gerritsen Too Many Curses by A. Lee Martinez Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda Lady Anne and the Howl in the Dark (Lady Anne, #1) by Donna Lea Simpson The Drowning (Patrik Hedström, #6) by Camilla Läckberg Millennium Crash (Watchbearers, #1) by James Litherland Jacq's Warlord by Delilah Devlin

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 12: by True.magic (last edited Apr 25, 2018 05:32AM) (new)

True.magic | 126 comments April Monthly Challenge - 2018

completed:
10/10
👑 FINISHED

1. READ a book that starts with 'A': An After-Hours Affair April 11, 2018 ★★★★★

2. READ a book with a married couple: Firelight April 16, 2018 ★★★★★

3. READ one book written by Joan Johnston:After the Kiss April 22, 2018 ★★★★★

4.READ a book has 87 in the page count: The House of the Stone April 25, 2018 ★★★★★

5. READ a book published in April of any year: The Elite Published April 23rd 2013- April 6, 2018 ★★★★★

6. READ a book that has a small animal on the cover :Killer Cupcakes April 12, 2018 ★★★★★

7. READ a book that has a pattern on the cover like stripes, chevrons: The Selection April 5, 2018 ★★★★★

8. READ a book where someone's health is an issue OR with a character that is a healthcare: Six-Week Marriage Miracle April 14, 2018 ★★★★★

9. READ a book tagged as science fiction/sci-fi: Ruby Red April 6, 2018 ★★★★★

10. Reader's Choice: Deathless & DividedApril 20, 2018 ★★★★★



An After-Hours Affair by Barbara Dunlop Firelight (Darkest London, #1) by Kristen Callihan After the Kiss (Captive Hearts, #2) by Joan Johnston Killer Cupcakes (Lexy Baker #1) by Leighann Dobbs The Elite (The Selection, #2) by Kiera Cass Dangerous Alterations (A Southern Sewing Circle, #5) by Elizabeth Lynn Casey The Selection (The Selection, #1) by Kiera Cass Six-Week Marriage Miracle by Jessica Matthews Ruby Red (Precious Stone Trilogy, #1) by Kerstin Gier Deathless & Divided (The Chicago War, #1) by Bethany-Kris


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MountainKat | 20402 comments Me please, for all 10!


message 14: by Lilly (last edited Apr 12, 2018 09:27AM) (new)

Lilly | 67 comments April Monthly Challenge

3/10 read


1. 'A' is for April: Show Me the Way by A.L. Jackson
2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS: Stranded with Her Greek Tycoon by Kandy Shepherd
3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston: Act Like It by Lucy Parker
4. April is International Guitar Month: Deep by Kylie Scott
✔5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: Upstairs Downstairs Baby by Cat Schield ★★★★ April 7
6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday: Puppy Love in Thunder Canyon by Christyne Butler
7. April 3 is Tweed Day: Bad Bachelor by Stefanie London
✔8. April 7 is World Health Day: One Week to Win His Heart by Lucy Clark ★★★★ April 12
9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day: One Good Earl Deserves a Lover by Sarah MacLean
✔10. Reader's Choice: A Rogue by Any Other Name ★★★★ April 4

Show Me the Way (Fight for Me, #1) by A.L. Jackson Stranded with Her Greek Tycoon by Kandy Shepherd Act Like It (London Celebrities, #1) by Lucy Parker Deep (Stage Dive, #4) by Kylie Scott Upstairs Downstairs Baby (Billionaires and Babies) by Cat Schield Puppy Love in Thunder Canyon by Christyne Butler Bad Bachelor (Bad Bachelors, #1) by Stefanie London One Week to Win His Heart by Lucy Clark One Good Earl Deserves a Lover (The Rules of Scoundrels, #2) by Sarah MacLean A Rogue by Any Other Name (The Rules of Scoundrels, #1) by Sarah MacLean


message 15: by Mariana (last edited Apr 27, 2018 02:23PM) (new)

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

1. 'A' is for April: READ a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'
The Pick Up (Up Red Creek, #1) by Allison Temple by Allison Temple, read April 21, ★★★★

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS: READ a book where someone goes hunting
Two Cabins, One Lake (Alaskan Romance, #1) by Shaye Marlow by Shaye Marlow, read April 14, ★★★1/2

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston: READ a book that involves some kind of research
Stormhaven (Whyborne & Griffin, #3) by Jordan L. Hawk by Jordan L. Hawk, read April 17, ★★★★

4. April is International Guitar Month: READ a book with a musical instrument on the cover OR has a musician character
Girl with Guitar (Kylie Ryans, #1) by Caisey Quinn by Caisey Quinn, read April 19, ★★

5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: READ a book has a word with double letters in the title
Kisscut (Grant County, #2) by Karin Slaughter by Karin Slaughter, read April 9, ★★★

6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday: READ a book that has a small animal on the cover
Then Came You (Animal Magnetism, #5) by Jill Shalvis by Jill Shalvis, read April 28, ★★★1/2

7. April 3 is Tweed Day: READ a book set in Scotland or England
Bitten By Mistake (Regent's Park Pack, #1) by Annabelle Jacobs by Annabelle Jacobs, read April 5, ★★★1/2

8. April 7 is World Health Day: READ a book that has the letters WHO in the title
Doctor Who The Legends of River Song by Jenny T. Colgan by Jenny T. Colgan, read April 5, ★★★★

9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day: READ a book with a celestial body on the cover
Thicker Than Blood (The Twenty-Sided Sorceress #6) by Annie Bellet by Annie Bellet, read April 24, ★★★

10. Reader's Choice: READ any book of your choice
Fake Out (Fake Boyfriend #1) by Eden Finley by Eden Finley, read April 7, ★★★


message 16: by Chiara (last edited Apr 28, 2018 08:47AM) (new)

Chiara | 670 comments April Monthly Challenge
10/10 READ


✔️1. 'A' is for April: Archer's Voice by Mia Sheridan (book that starts with "A") ★★★★★ 04/06

✔️2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS: Fallen Crest Public by Tijan (book with siblings) ★★★ 04/03

✔️3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston: #Rev by Cambria Hebert (author initial is "C") ★★★★ 04/13

✔️4. April is International Guitar Month: Good Lies by Charlotte West (musician character) ★★★★ 04/26

✔️5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: Birthday Girl by Penelope Douglas (book published in April) ★★★★★ 04/19

✔️6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday: Fallen Crest Family by Tijan (title has all the letters of "Easter") ★★★ 04/02

✔️7. April 3 is Tweed Day: The Butterfly Project by Emma Scott (someone wearing warm clothes on the cover) ★★★★★ 04/28

✔️8. April 7 is World Health Day: Fallen Fourth Down by Tijan (word WHO in the title) ★★★ 04/04

✔️9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day: A Crack in Everything by L.H. Cosway (celestial body on the cover) ★★★★★ 04/28

✔️10. Reader's Choice: Long Shot by Kennedy Ryan ★★★★★ 04/16

Fallen Crest Family (Fallen Crest High, #2) by Tijan Fallen Crest Public (Fallen Crest High, #3) by Tijan Fallen Fourth Down (Fallen Crest High, #4) by Tijan Archer's Voice by Mia Sheridan #Rev (GearShark, #2) by Cambria Hebert Long Shot (Hoops, #1) by Kennedy Ryan Birthday Girl by Penelope Douglas Good Lies (Wild Minds #1) by Charlotte West The Butterfly Project by Emma Scott A Crack in Everything (Cracks Duet, #1) by L.H. Cosway


message 17: by Connie N. (last edited May 05, 2018 05:02AM) (new)

Connie N. | 1050 comments April Monthly Challenge
Timeframe: 4/1/18 to 4/30/18
10/10

1. 'A' is for April - Author Anne George - Murder Runs in the Family - 4/10/18 ♥♥♥♥
Murder Runs in the Family (Southern Sisters, #3) by Anne George

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - Siblings in the story - Risk It by Jennifer Chance - 4/2/18 ♥♥♥
Risk It (Rule Breakers, #4) by Jennifer Chance
Dani and Jimmy grew up in foster care together and consider themselves brother and sister.

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston - Character who is an actor - Celebrity in Death by J.D. Robb - 4/5/18 ♥♥♥♥♥
Celebrity in Death (In Death, #34) by J.D. Robb

4. April is International Guitar Month - Letters IGM in the title (any order) - Summer Nights by Susan Mallery - 4/11/18 ♥♥♥♥
Summer Nights (Fool's Gold, #8) by Susan Mallery

5. April 1 is April's Fools Day - Double letters in the title - E, E in Indiscreet - Indiscreet by Kasey Michaels - 4/16/18 ♥♥♥♥
Indiscreet (London Friends, #1) by Kasey Michaels

6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday - All the letters of Easter in the title – AlmoST foREvErAlmost Forever by Kathy Clark - 4/13/18 ♥♥♥
Almost Forever (Austin Heroes #2) by Kathy Clark

7. April 3 is Tweed Day - Someone wearing a suit on the cover - The Escape Diaries by Juliet Rosetti - 4/7/18 ♥♥♥♥♥
The Escape Diaries (Life and Love on the Lam, #1) by Juliet Rosetti

8. April 7 is World Health Day - Letters WHO in the title - Now and Then by Mira Lyn Kelly - 4/19/18 ♥♥♥
Now and Then (Dare to Love, #3) by Mira Lyn Kelly

9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day - Character who is a scientist - Body Shot by Kelly Jamieson - 5/2/18 ♥♥♥♥
Body Shot (Last Shot, #1) by Kelly Jamieson
Hayden is a biochemist who has a company researching a cure for cancer.

10. Reader's Choice - Any book - The Life She Was Given by Ellen Marie Wiseman - 4/6/18 ♥♥♥♥
The Life She Was Given by Ellen Marie Wiseman

*****CHALLENGE COMPLETE 5/2/18*****


message 18: by Angie (new)

Angie | 755 comments April 2018 Challenge
April 1, 2018 – April 30, 2018
0/10


1. 'A' is for April:
READ a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS: Artemis was daughter of Zeus and Leto and twin sister of Apollo. She was primarily a virgin huntress, goddess of wildlife and patroness of hunters. She was an important goddess in the lives of women, especially when it came to marriage and young creatures.
READ a book with siblings in the story OR where someone goes hunting OR where there is a married couple OR a goddess in the story.

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

Fun Facts about Joan -
- Joan is a top five New York Times bestselling author of 57 novels and novellas
- She is a former attorney, newspaper editor and drama critic and director as well as a professor of drama.
- She loves to travel for research for her novels and has been to England, Scotland, Tahiti, Australia, Bali and not to forget, Texas.
- She lives in Colorado.
READ a book:
- with a 5 and 7 in the page count or 5 and 7 in the publish date
- with a character who is an actor, professor or attorney or a book where drama/acting/theater is featured
- that involves travel or some kind of research
- whose author initial is C

4. April is International Guitar Month: IGM was created in 1987 as an annual celebration of guitars and guitar products to help retailers create interest in the guitar industry. Every April, guitarists and music aficionados from around the world gather physically, virtually and mentally to recognize both the instruments and the talented musicians who bring them to life
READ a book with a musical instrument on the cover OR has a musician character OR has the letters IGM in the title (any order) OR has 19 or 87 in the page count.

5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: An annual celebration in some European and Western countries commemorated by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. The jokes and their victims are called April fools. People playing April Fool jokes expose their prank by shouting "April fool!"
READ a book that has a silly/goofy/prankster character OR has a word with double letters in the title (like Fool) OR was published in April of any year.

6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday: While considered the most important Christian holiday for many, it also has origins in the pagan world. In fact, some say the very word "Easter" comes from the Saxon pagan festival honoring the goddess "Eastre" (also called Oestre). The goddess Eastre's symbol is the rabbit. So that's where the Easter Bunny came from!
READ a book that has a small animal on the cover OR celebrates a holiday in the story OR has all the letters of Easter in the title and/or author's name (any order).

7. April 3 is Tweed Day: Celebrates the warm, fashionable woolen clothing that originated in Scotland most often with a chevron type pattern. The word Tweed originally came from 'tweel', the Scottish word for twill and after being misinterpreted by an Englishman, morphed into 'tweed'. Seemingly always in fashion, tweed keeps you warm and looks good, too.
READ a book that has someone wearing a suit on the cover or something warm like a coat, mittens, etc. OR has a pattern on the cover like stripes, chevrons, polka dots, etc OR read a book set in Scotland or England (or anywhere in the UK).

8. April 7 is World Health Day: Sponsored by United Nation's World Health Organization (WHO), World Health Day focuses on a different health theme each year. It is an international event to emphasize and work on important health issues or problems with activities on that focus on, awareness, education programs, and fund raising activities to help with the health issue for the year.
READ a book where someone's health is an issue OR with a character that is a healthcare worker OR has the letters WHO in the title or author's name (any order).

9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day: Established in 1973 to promote astronomy to the general public. Astronomy clubs and groups use this day to help teach the people about the stars, and other celestial bodies in the universe.
READ a book with a celestial body on the cover OR a with a character who is a scientist (any kind) OR tagged as science fiction/sci-fi OR has clubs or groups as part of the story.

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


message 19: by Christine (last edited May 03, 2018 04:50PM) (new)

Christine (KizzieReads) (kizzie48) | 107 comments I'm in!

...10/10 Completed April 30

01. 'A' is for April: A Moment of Magic by Christina Crockett April 15, 2.25 stars

02. Olympian Gods and Goddesses ~ ARTEMIS: A Cowboy in Manhattan by Barbara Dunlop April 29, 4 stars

03. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author ~ Joan Johnston: Frontier Woman by Joan Johnston April 13, 3 stars

04. April is International Guitar Month: Longing for Home by Sarah M. Eden April 24, 3 stars

05. April's Fools Day (April 1): Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella April 26, 4 stars

06. Easter Sunday (April 1): Yarn to Go by Betty Hechtman April 30, 5 stars

07. Tweed Day (April 3): An Inconvenient Affair by Catherine Mann April 30, 3 stars

08. World Health Day (April 7): The Midwife's Little Miracle by Fiona McArthur April 30, 4 stars

09. International Astronomy Day (April 28): Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff April 30, 5 stars

10. Reader's Choice: The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket April 18, 4 stars

A Moment of Magic by Christina Crockett A Cowboy in Manhattan (Colorado Cattle Barons, #2) by Barbara Dunlop Frontier Woman (Sisters of the Lone Star, #1) by Joan Johnston Longing for Home (Longing for Home #1) by Sarah M. Eden Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella Yarn to Go (Yarn Retreat Mystery, #1) by Betty Hechtman An Inconvenient Affair (The Alpha Brotherhood, #1) by Catherine Mann The Midwife's Little Miracle (Lyrebird Lake Maternity, #1) by Fiona McArthur Obsidio (The Illuminae Files, #3) by Amie Kaufman The Wide Window (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #3) by Lemony Snicket


message 20: by Deanna (last edited Apr 27, 2018 01:11PM) (new)

Deanna (dlbell208) | 86 comments 10/10 books

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

Archangel's Blade (Guild Hunter, #4) by Nalini Singh Archangel's Blade by Nalini Singh - 4/1/18

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses – ARTEMIS: Read a book with siblings in the story OR where someone goes hunting OR where there is a married couple OR a goddess in the story:

Instant Attraction (Wilder, #1) by Jill Shalvis Instant Attraction by Jill Shalvis - 4/9/18

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston: Read one book written by Joan Johnston or any author with her first or last name OR a book with a 5 and 7 in the page count or 5 and 7 in the publish date OR with a character who is an actor, professor or attorney or a book where drama/acting/theater is featured OR that involves travel or some kind of research OR whose author initial is C:

Wanderlust by Lauren Blakely Wanderlust by Lauren Blakely - 4/6/18

4. International Guitar Month: Read a book with a musical instrument on the cover OR has a musician character OR has the letters IGM in the title (any order) OR has 19 or 87 in the page count:

Magically Banished (Hunted Witch Agency, #4) by Rachel Medhurst Magically Banished by Rachel Medhurst - 4/5/18

5. April's Fools Day: Read a book that has a silly/goofy/prankster character OR has a word with double letters in the title (like Fool) OR was published in April of any year:

Paperbacks from Hell The Twisted History of '70s and '80s Horror Fiction by Grady Hendrix Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of '70s and '80s Horror Fiction by Grady Hendrix - 4/26/18

6. Easter Sunday: Read a book that has a small animal on the cover OR celebrates a holiday in the story OR has all the letters of Easter in the title and/or author's name (any order):

Last First Kiss (Brightwater, #1) by Lia Riley Last First Kiss by Lia Riley - 4/27/18

7. Tweed Day: Read a book that has someone wearing a suit on the cover or something warm like a coat, mittens, etc. OR has a pattern on the cover like stripes, chevrons, polka dots, etc OR a book set in Scotland or England (or anywhere in the UK):

Dracula by Bram Stoker Dracula by Bram Stoker - 4/9/18

8. World Health Day: Read a book where someone's health is an issue OR with a character that is a healthcare worker OR has the letters WHO in the title or author's name (any order):

Instant Gratification (Wilder #2) by Jill Shalvis Instant Gratification by Jill Shalvis - 4/14/18

9. International Astronomy Day: Read a book with a celestial body on the cover OR a with a character who is a scientist (any kind) OR tagged as science fiction/sci-fi OR has clubs or groups as part of the story:

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich - 4/22/18

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

Archangel's Storm (Guild Hunter, #5) by Nalini Singh Archangel's Storm by Nalini Singh - 4/12/18


Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (shuga) | 1080 comments April Monthly Challenge
April 1 - April 30

1. 'A' is for April:
READ a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS: Artemis was daughter of Zeus and Leto and twin sister of Apollo. She was primarily a virgin huntress, goddess of wildlife and patroness of hunters. She was an important goddess in the lives of women, especially when it came to marriage and young creatures.
READ a book with siblings in the story OR where someone goes hunting OR where there is a married couple OR a goddess in the story.

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

Fun Facts about Joan -
- Joan is a top five New York Times bestselling author of 57 novels and novellas
- She is a former attorney, newspaper editor and drama critic and director as well as a professor of drama.
- She loves to travel for research for her novels and has been to England, Scotland, Tahiti, Australia, Bali and not to forget, Texas.
- She lives in Colorado.
READ a book:
- with a 5 and 7 in the page count or 5 and 7 in the publish date
- with a character who is an actor, professor or attorney or a book where drama/acting/theater is featured
- that involves travel or some kind of research
- whose author initial is C

4. April is International Guitar Month: IGM was created in 1987 as an annual celebration of guitars and guitar products to help retailers create interest in the guitar industry. Every April, guitarists and music aficionados from around the world gather physically, virtually and mentally to recognize both the instruments and the talented musicians who bring them to life
READ a book with a musical instrument on the cover OR has a musician character OR has the letters IGM in the title (any order) OR has 19 or 87 in the page count.

5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: An annual celebration in some European and Western countries commemorated by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. The jokes and their victims are called April fools. People playing April Fool jokes expose their prank by shouting "April fool!"
READ a book that has a silly/goofy/prankster character OR has a word with double letters in the title (like Fool) OR was published in April of any year.

6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday: While considered the most important Christian holiday for many, it also has origins in the pagan world. In fact, some say the very word "Easter" comes from the Saxon pagan festival honoring the goddess "Eastre" (also called Oestre). The goddess Eastre's symbol is the rabbit. So that's where the Easter Bunny came from!
READ a book that has a small animal on the cover OR celebrates a holiday in the story OR has all the letters of Easter in the title and/or author's name (any order).

7. April 3 is Tweed Day: Celebrates the warm, fashionable woolen clothing that originated in Scotland most often with a chevron type pattern. The word Tweed originally came from 'tweel', the Scottish word for twill and after being misinterpreted by an Englishman, morphed into 'tweed'. Seemingly always in fashion, tweed keeps you warm and looks good, too.
READ a book that has someone wearing a suit on the cover or something warm like a coat, mittens, etc. OR has a pattern on the cover like stripes, chevrons, polka dots, etc OR read a book set in Scotland or England (or anywhere in the UK).

8. April 7 is World Health Day: Sponsored by United Nation's World Health Organization (WHO), World Health Day focuses on a different health theme each year. It is an international event to emphasize and work on important health issues or problems with activities on that focus on, awareness, education programs, and fund raising activities to help with the health issue for the year.
READ a book where someone's health is an issue OR with a character that is a healthcare worker OR has the letters WHO in the title or author's name (any order).

9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day: Established in 1973 to promote astronomy to the general public. Astronomy clubs and groups use this day to help teach the people about the stars, and other celestial bodies in the universe.
READ a book with a celestial body on the cover OR a with a character who is a scientist (any kind) OR tagged as science fiction/sci-fi OR has clubs or groups as part of the story.

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


message 22: by Juana "Darkness" (new)

Juana "Darkness" Duran | 423 comments I'm in.

2018 April Monthly Challenge

1. 'A' is for April:
READ a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.

3. - with a 5 and 7 in the page count or 5 and 7 in the publish date
- with a character who is an actor, professor or attorney or a book where drama/acting/theater is featured
- that involves travel or some kind of research
- whose author initial is C

4. April is International Guitar Month: IGM was created in 1987 as an annual celebration of guitars and guitar products to help retailers create interest in the guitar industry. Every April, guitarists and music aficionados from around the world gather physically, virtually and mentally to recognize both the instruments and the talented musicians who bring them to life
READ a book with a musical instrument on the cover OR has a musician character OR has the letters IGM in the title (any order) OR has 19 or 87 in the page count.

5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: An annual celebration in some European and Western countries commemorated by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. The jokes and their victims are called April fools. People playing April Fool jokes expose their prank by shouting "April fool!"
READ a book that has a silly/goofy/prankster character OR has a word with double letters in the title (like Fool) OR was published in April of any year.

7. April 3 is Tweed Day: Celebrates the warm, fashionable woolen clothing that originated in Scotland most often with a chevron type pattern. The word Tweed originally came from 'tweel', the Scottish word for twill and after being misinterpreted by an Englishman, morphed into 'tweed'. Seemingly always in fashion, tweed keeps you warm and looks good, too.
READ a book that has someone wearing a suit on the cover or something warm like a coat, mittens, etc. OR has a pattern on the cover like stripes, chevrons, polka dots, etc OR read a book set in Scotland or England (or anywhere in the UK).

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


message 23: by MyzanM (new)

MyzanM | 317 comments 2018 April Monthly Challenge


0/10 Completed

01. 'A' is for April: Read a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.

02. Olympian Gods and Goddesses ~ ARTEMIS: Read a book with siblings in the story OR where someone goes hunting OR where there is a married couple OR a goddess in the story.

03. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author ~ Joan Johnston: Read one book written by Joan Johnston or any author with her first or last name.
Read a book with a 5 and 7 in the page count or 5 and 7 in the publish date OR with a character who is an actor, professor or attorney or a book where drama/acting/theater is featured OR that involves travel or some kind of research oR whose author initial is C.

04. April is International Guitar Month: Read a book with a musical instrument on the cover OR has a musician character OR has the letters IGM in the title (any order) OR has 19 or 87 in the page count.

05. April's Fools Day (April 1): Read a book that has a silly/goofy/prankster character OR has a word with double letters in the title (like Fool) OR was published in April of any year.

06. Easter Sunday (April 1): Read a book that has a small animal on the cover OR celebrates a holiday in the story OR has all the letters of Easter in the title and/or author's name (any order).

07. Tweed Day (April 3): Read a book that has someone wearing a suit on the cover or something warm like a coat, mittens, etc. OR has a pattern on the cover like stripes, chevrons, polka dots, etc OR read a book set in Scotland or England (or anywhere in the UK).

08. World Health Day (April 7): Read a book where someone's health is an issue OR with a character that is a healthcare worker OR has the letters WHO in the title or author's name (any order).

09. International Astronomy Day (April 28): Read a book with a celestial body on the cover OR with a character who is a scientist (any kind) OR tagged as science fiction/sci-fi OR has clubs or groups as part of the story.

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


message 24: by Laura (last edited Mar 22, 2018 04:44AM) (new)

Laura | 169 comments 0/10

1. 'A' is for April:

READ a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS:
READ a book with siblings in the story OR where someone goes hunting OR where there is a married couple OR a goddess in the story.

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston:
4. April is International Guitar Month:
READ a book with a musical instrument on the cover OR has a musician character OR has the letters IGM in the title (any order) OR has 19 or 87 in the page count.

5. April 1 is April's Fools Day:
READ a book that has a silly/goofy/prankster character OR has a word with double letters in the title (like Fool) OR was published in April of any year.

6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday:
READ a book that has a small animal on the cover OR celebrates a holiday in the story OR has all the letters of Easter in the title and/or author's name (any order).

7. April 3 is Tweed Day:
READ a book that has someone wearing a suit on the cover or something warm like a coat, mittens, etc. OR has a pattern on the cover like stripes, chevrons, polka dots, etc OR read a book set in Scotland or England (or anywhere in the UK).

8. April 7 is World Health Day:
READ a book where someone's health is an issue OR with a character that is a healthcare worker OR has the letters WHO in the title or author's name (any order).

9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day:
READ a book with a celestial body on the cover OR a with a character who is a scientist (any kind) OR tagged as science fiction/sci-fi OR has clubs or groups as part of the story.

10. Reader's Choice:


message 25: by Erin (last edited Apr 26, 2018 10:03AM) (new)

Erin **Coffee and Book Addict** (coffeebookaddict) | 48 comments I am in.

10/10

****1. 'A' is for April:
READ a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.

Surrender 4/17/18

****2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS: Artemis was daughter of Zeus and Leto and twin sister of Apollo. She was primarily a virgin huntress, goddess of wildlife and patroness of hunters. She was an important goddess in the lives of women, especially when it came to marriage and young creatures.
READ a book with siblings in the story OR where someone goes hunting OR where there is a married couple OR a goddess in the story.

Born in Shame 4/20/18

****3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston:
READ one book written by Joan Johnston or any author with her first or last name.

Miami 4/18/18

****4. April is International Guitar Month: IGM was created in 1987 as an annual celebration of guitars and guitar products to help retailers create interest in the guitar industry. Every April, guitarists and music aficionados from around the world gather physically, virtually and mentally to recognize both the instruments and the talented musicians who bring them to life
READ a book with a musical instrument on the cover OR has a musician character OR has the letters IGM in the title (any order) OR has 19 or 87 in the page count.

The Billionaire's Fake Girlfriend - Part 3 4/13/18

****5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: An annual celebration in some European and Western countries commemorated by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. The jokes and their victims are called April fools. People playing April Fool jokes expose their prank by shouting "April fool!"
READ a book that has a silly/goofy/prankster character OR has a word with double letters in the title (like Fool) OR was published in April of any year.

The Billionaire's Fake Girlfriend - Part 2 4/6/18

****6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday: While considered the most important Christian holiday for many, it also has origins in the pagan world. In fact, some say the very word "Easter" comes from the Saxon pagan festival honoring the goddess "Eastre" (also called Oestre). The goddess Eastre's symbol is the rabbit. So that's where the Easter Bunny came from!
READ a book that has a small animal on the cover OR celebrates a holiday in the story OR has all the letters of Easter in the title and/or author's name (any order).

Reflected in You 4/5/18

****7. April 3 is Tweed Day: Celebrates the warm, fashionable woolen clothing that originated in Scotland most often with a chevron type pattern. The word Tweed originally came from 'tweel', the Scottish word for twill and after being misinterpreted by an Englishman, morphed into 'tweed'. Seemingly always in fashion, tweed keeps you warm and looks good, too.
READ a book that has someone wearing a suit on the cover or something warm like a coat, mittens, etc. OR has a pattern on the cover like stripes, chevrons, polka dots, etc OR read a book set in Scotland or England (or anywhere in the UK).

Shameless 4/26/18

****8. April 7 is World Health Day: Sponsored by United Nation's World Health Organization (WHO), World Health Day focuses on a different health theme each year. It is an international event to emphasize and work on important health issues or problems with activities on that focus on, awareness, education programs, and fund raising activities to help with the health issue for the year.
READ a book where someone's health is an issue OR with a character that is a healthcare worker OR has the letters WHO in the title or author's name (any order).

Crossroads 4/2/18

****9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day: Established in 1973 to promote astronomy to the general public. Astronomy clubs and groups use this day to help teach the people about the stars, and other celestial bodies in the universe.
READ a book with a celestial body on the cover OR a with a character who is a scientist (any kind) OR tagged as science fiction/sci-fi OR has clubs or groups as part of the story.

A Wrinkle in Time 4/12/18

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

Dance to the Piper 4/4/18


message 26: by Sonja (last edited Apr 30, 2018 10:03AM) (new)

Sonja (sonjac) | 1073 comments I'm IN for at least 5 for April!
5/10

1. 'A' is for April: Cream of the Crop by A lice Clayton
2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS: Hunting Prince Dracula ★★★★
3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston: Into the Blue ★★★★
4. April is International Guitar Month: A Daring Arrangement - IGM in title
5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: Next Year in Havana - double letters 'ee' in author name
6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday: Ten Ways to Be Adored When Landing a Lord - 'E.A.S.T.E.R.' in title
7. April 3 is Tweed Day: The Bride DNF - library loan expired before I could actually get into the book so no rating, and I'm not sure I'll finish it...
8. April 7 is World Health Day: Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon ★★★
9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day: Dragon Bound ★★
✓✓10. Reader's Choice:
Scandal Takes the Stage ★★★★
Exclusively Yours ★★★★

Cream of the Crop (Hudson Valley, #2) by Alice Clayton A Daring Arrangement (The Four Hundred, #1) by Joanna Shupe Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton Ten Ways to Be Adored When Landing a Lord (Love By Numbers, #2) by Sarah MacLean

Actually read:
Scandal Takes the Stage (The Wicked Quills of London, #2) by Eva Leigh , Into the Blue (Wild Aces, #2) by Chanel Cleeton Hunting Prince Dracula (Stalking Jack the Ripper, #2) by Kerri Maniscalco Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon (The Embraced, #3) by Kerrelyn Sparks Exclusively Yours (Kowalski Family, #1) by Shannon Stacey Dragon Bound (Elder Races, #1) by Thea Harrison The Bride by Julie Garwood


message 27: by Krissy (last edited Apr 27, 2018 02:51PM) (new)

Krissy (krissystewart) | 792 comments KRISSY'S SPOT

✓01. A Title: Adam and Holden, 4/10 ★★★
✓02. Siblings: Far from the Tree, 4/13 ★★★★★
✓03. Attorney: Egomaniac, 4/13 ★★★★
✓04. Musician: Falling Snow on Snow, 4/12 ★★
✓05. Double Letters: Irreplaceable, 4/01 ★★★
✓06. EASTER: Laurent and the Beast, 4/09 ★★★★
✓07. UK Setting: Will and the Valentine Saint, 4/03 ★★★★
✓08. WHO: Wouldn't Change a Thing, 4/07 ★★★★
✓09. Sci-fi: Abducting Abby, 4/27 ★★★
✓10. My Choice: The Next Best Thing, 4/14 ★★★
Adam and Holden (Men of Smithfield #4) by L.B. Gregg Far from the Tree by Robin Benway Egomaniac by Vi Keeland Falling Snow on Snow by Lou Sylvre Irreplaceable by Kate Hawthorne Laurent and the Beast (Kings of Hell MC, #1) by K.A. Merikan Will and the Valentine Saint (Victorian Holiday Hearts, #2) by Summer Devon Wouldn't Change a Thing (On a Night Like This #6) by Renae Kaye Abducting Abby (Dragon Lords of Valdier, #1) by S.E. Smith The Next Best Thing by Jennifer Weiner


message 28: by Pam (new)

Pam Foldenauer (christigilmore) | 15 comments I'm in!
0/10 completed

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

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses ~ ARTEMIS: Read a book with siblings in the story OR where someone goes hunting OR where there is a married couple OR a goddess in the story.

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author ~ Joan Johnston: Read one book written by Joan Johnston or any author with her first or last name.
Read a book with a 5 and 7 in the page count or 5 and 7 in the publish date OR with a character who is an actor, professor or attorney or a book where drama/acting/theater is featured OR that involves travel or some kind of research oR whose author initial is C.

4. April is International Guitar Month: Read a book with a musical instrument on the cover OR has a musician character OR has the letters IGM in the title (any order) OR has 19 or 87 in the page count.

5. April's Fools Day (April 1): Read a book that has a silly/goofy/prankster character OR has a word with double letters in the title (like Fool) OR was published in April of any year.

6. Easter Sunday (April 1): Read a book that has a small animal on the cover OR celebrates a holiday in the story OR has all the letters of Easter in the title and/or author's name (any order).

7. Tweed Day (April 3): Read a book that has someone wearing a suit on the cover or something warm like a coat, mittens, etc. OR has a pattern on the cover like stripes, chevrons, polka dots, etc OR read a book set in Scotland or England (or anywhere in the UK).

8. World Health Day (April 7): Read a book where someone's health is an issue OR with a character that is a healthcare worker OR has the letters WHO in the title or author's name (any order).

9. International Astronomy Day (April 28): Read a book with a celestial body on the cover OR with a character who is a scientist (any kind) OR tagged as science fiction/sci-fi OR has clubs or groups as part of the story.

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


message 29: by Ann (new)

Ann | 20 comments Love these challenges! Definitely in!

1. 'A' is for April:
READ a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS: Artemis was daughter of Zeus and Leto and twin sister of Apollo. She was primarily a virgin huntress, goddess of wildlife and patroness of hunters. She was an important goddess in the lives of women, especially when it came to marriage and young creatures.
READ a book with siblings in the story OR where someone goes hunting OR where there is a married couple OR a goddess in the story.

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

Fun Facts about Joan -
- Joan is a top five New York Times bestselling author of 57 novels and novellas
- She is a former attorney, newspaper editor and drama critic and director as well as a professor of drama.
- She loves to travel for research for her novels and has been to England, Scotland, Tahiti, Australia, Bali and not to forget, Texas.
- She lives in Colorado.
READ a book:
- with a 5 and 7 in the page count or 5 and 7 in the publish date
- with a character who is an actor, professor or attorney or a book where drama/acting/theater is featured
- that involves travel or some kind of research
- whose author initial is C

4. April is International Guitar Month: IGM was created in 1987 as an annual celebration of guitars and guitar products to help retailers create interest in the guitar industry. Every April, guitarists and music aficionados from around the world gather physically, virtually and mentally to recognize both the instruments and the talented musicians who bring them to life
READ a book with a musical instrument on the cover OR has a musician character OR has the letters IGM in the title (any order) OR has 19 or 87 in the page count.

5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: An annual celebration in some European and Western countries commemorated by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. The jokes and their victims are called April fools. People playing April Fool jokes expose their prank by shouting "April fool!"
READ a book that has a silly/goofy/prankster character OR has a word with double letters in the title (like Fool) OR was published in April of any year.

6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday: While considered the most important Christian holiday for many, it also has origins in the pagan world. In fact, some say the very word "Easter" comes from the Saxon pagan festival honoring the goddess "Eastre" (also called Oestre). The goddess Eastre's symbol is the rabbit. So that's where the Easter Bunny came from!
READ a book that has a small animal on the cover OR celebrates a holiday in the story OR has all the letters of Easter in the title and/or author's name (any order).

7. April 3 is Tweed Day: Celebrates the warm, fashionable woolen clothing that originated in Scotland most often with a chevron type pattern. The word Tweed originally came from 'tweel', the Scottish word for twill and after being misinterpreted by an Englishman, morphed into 'tweed'. Seemingly always in fashion, tweed keeps you warm and looks good, too.
READ a book that has someone wearing a suit on the cover or something warm like a coat, mittens, etc. OR has a pattern on the cover like stripes, chevrons, polka dots, etc OR read a book set in Scotland or England (or anywhere in the UK).

8. April 7 is World Health Day: Sponsored by United Nation's World Health Organization (WHO), World Health Day focuses on a different health theme each year. It is an international event to emphasize and work on important health issues or problems with activities on that focus on, awareness, education programs, and fund raising activities to help with the health issue for the year.
READ a book where someone's health is an issue OR with a character that is a healthcare worker OR has the letters WHO in the title or author's name (any order).

9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day: Established in 1973 to promote astronomy to the general public. Astronomy clubs and groups use this day to help teach the people about the stars, and other celestial bodies in the universe.
READ a book with a celestial body on the cover OR a with a character who is a scientist (any kind) OR tagged as science fiction/sci-fi OR has clubs or groups as part of the story.

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


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

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

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message 30: by Sarah {The Bookish Knitter} (last edited Apr 30, 2018 04:47PM) (new)

Sarah {The Bookish Knitter} (sarahphalen) | 524 comments 2018 April Monthly Challenge
9/10 Complete

✔︎ 1. 'A' is for April: Accidentally on Purpose by Jill Shalvis
🎧 - April 11th, 2018 - 3.5 Stars

✔︎ 2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS: Sisters in White by Melissa Foster
🎧 - April 24th, 2018 - 1.5 Stars

✔︎ 3. Featured Author Challenge - Joan Johnston: Bewitched, Bothered, and Biscotti by Bailey Cates
🎧 - April 18th, 2018 - 3.5 Stars

✔︎ 4. April is International Guitar Month: Rock Redemption by Nalini Singh
🎧 - April 20th, 2018 - 4 Stars

✔︎ 5. April 1 - April's Fools Day: The Chocolate Comeback by Roxanne Snopek
📖 - April 10th, 2018 - 3.5 Stars

✔︎ 6. April 1 - Easter Sunday: Silence of the Lamb's Wool by Betty Hechtman
📖 - April 6th, 2018 - 3.5 Stars

✔︎ 7. April 3 - Tweed Day: Pregnant by the Texan by Sara Orwig
📖 - April 19th, 2018 - 3.5 Stars

✔︎ 8. April 7 - World Health Day: Dancing In The Moonlight by RaeAnne Thayne
📖 - April 30th, 2018 - 3.5 Stars

✔︎ 9. April 28 - International Astronomy Day: Carolina Girl by Virginia Kantra
📖 - April 14th, 2018 - 4 Stars

♥ 10. Reader's Choice: Deadly Fate by Heather Graham

Accidentally on Purpose (Heartbreaker Bay, #3) by Jill ShalvisSisters in White (Love in Bloom #3; Snow Sisters #3) by Melissa FosterBewitched, Bothered, and Biscotti (A Magical Bakery Mystery, #2) by Bailey CatesRock Redemption (Rock Kiss, #3) by Nalini SinghThe Chocolate Comeback (Love at the Chocolate Shop #7) by Roxanne SnopekSilence of the Lamb's Wool (Yarn Retreat Mystery, #2) by Betty HechtmanPregnant by the Texan (Texas Cattleman's Club After the Storm #3) by Sara OrwigDancing in the Moonlight by RaeAnne ThayneCarolina Girl (Dare Island, #2) by Virginia Kantra♥10♥



message 31: by Katherine (new)

Katherine | 279 comments 2018 April Monthly Challenge

1. 'A' is for April:
READ a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS:
READ a book with siblings in the story OR where someone goes hunting OR where there is a married couple OR a goddess in the story.

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

4. International Guitar Month:
READ a book that has the letters IGM in the title OR has 19 or 87 in the page count.

5. April's Fools Day:
READ a book that has a silly/goofy/prankster character OR has a word with double letters in the title (like Fool) OR was published in April of any year.

6. Easter Sunday:
READ a book that has a small animal on the cover OR celebrates a holiday in the story OR has all the letters of Easter in the title and/or author's name.

7. Tweed Day:
READ a book that has someone wearing a suit or something warm like a coat, mittens OR read a book set anywhere in the UK.

8. World Health Day:
READ a book where someone's health is an issue OR with a character that is a healthcare worker OR has the letters WHO in the title or author's name.

9. International Astronomy Day:
Read a book with a character who is a scientist OR tagged as science fiction.

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


message 32: by Cyliena (last edited May 03, 2018 06:11AM) (new)

Cyliena | 244 comments I'm in!

Completed: 10/10

1. ✔ 'A' is for April : A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab 4★
2. ✔ Artemis : The Selection by Kiera Cass 3★
3. ✔ FAC - Joan Johnston : The Hellion by Christi Caldwell 4★
4. ✔ International Guitar Month : Emerald by Elle Casey 2★
5. ✔ April's Fools Day : Permission Marketing: Turning Strangers Into Friends And Friends Into Customers (double letters) 2★
6. ✔ Easter Sunday : The Elite by Kiera Cass 2★
7. ✔ Tweed Day : The MacKinnon's Bride by Tanya Anne Crosby 3★
8. ✔ World Health Day : The Pale Waters by Kelly Washington 3★
9. ✔ International Astronomy Day : Lovers and Madmen by Nichole Van 4★
10. ✔ Reader's Choice : Best American Poetry 2017 by Natasha Trethewey 4★

A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic, #3) by V.E. Schwab The Selection (The Selection, #1) by Kiera Cass The Hellion (Wicked Wallflowers, #1) by Christi Caldwell Emerald (Red Hot Love #2) by Elle Casey Permission Marketing Turning Strangers Into Friends And Friends Into Customers by Seth Godin The Elite (The Selection, #2) by Kiera Cass The MacKinnon's Bride (The Highland Brides Book 1) by Tanya Anne Crosby The Pale Waters (Reclaimed Souls, #1) by Kelly Washington Lovers and Madmen (Brothers Maledetti Book 0) by Nichole Van Best American Poetry 2017 by Natasha Trethewey


message 33: by Jamie (TheRebelliousReader) (last edited Apr 20, 2018 02:06PM) (new)

Jamie (TheRebelliousReader) (iambrucewayne) | 918 comments ~2018 April Monthly Challenge~
FINISHED 4/20


Challenges Completed: 10/10

1. 'A' is for April:
Vision in Silver by Anne Bishop (4/12) ★★★★
Vision in Silver (The Others, #3) by Anne Bishop

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS: (Book with siblings)
Dragon's Hoard by M.A. Church (4/1) ★★★
Dragon's Hoard by M.A. Church

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston: (Author initial C)
Slammed by Colleen Hoover (4/13) ★★★
Slammed (Slammed, #1) by Colleen Hoover

4. April is International Guitar Month: (Musician character)
Play by Kylie Scott (4/15) ★★
Play (Stage Dive, #2) by Kylie Scott

5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: (Double letters in title)
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adyemi (4/7) ★★★★★
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1) by Tomi Adeyemi

6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday: (All the letters of Easter in title/author name)
A Good Marriage by Stephen King (4/4) ★★★★
A Good Marriage by Stephen King

7. April 3 is Tweed Day: (Person wearing something warm on the cover)
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman (4/2) ★★★★★
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

8. April 7 is World Health Day: (Character is a healthcare worker)
Lover Avenged by J.R. Ward (4/20) ★★★★
Lover Avenged (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #7) by J.R. Ward

9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day: (Sci-fi genre)
Home by Nnedi Okorafor (4/1) ★★★★★
Home (Binti, #2) by Nnedi Okorafor

10. Reader's Choice:
Cry Wolf (4/3) ★★★
Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega, #1) by Patricia Briggs


message 34: by ~Teresa (last edited May 01, 2018 05:39PM) (new)

 ~Teresa | 329 comments I'm in, this month I'm only going for five. Trying to be more realistic in my reading expectations for myself!!

April Monthly Challenge
April 1 - April 30
Progress - 9/5

COMPLETED

✔️1. 'A' is for April ~ The Fixer Upper ~ Mary Kay Andrews ~ 4/9/18 ~ Author’s last name starts with “A”.

✔️2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses ~ The Next Best Thing ~ 4/14/14 ~ MC, Lucy, “goes hunting” for a husband.

✔️3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston:
READ one book written by Joan Johnston or any author with her first or last name. Blueprints ~ 4/13/18 ~ A “7” in the page count, 417 pages.

✔️4. April is International Guitar Month ~ Put a Ring On It ~ 4/27/18 ~ page count 319 (19).

✔️5. April 1 is April's Fools Day ~ All the Good Parts ~ 4/29/18 ~ double letters in the title, ALL and GOOD.

✔️6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday ~ Cold Noses At The Pearly Gates ~ 4/10/18 ~Dog and cat on the cover.

✔️7. April 3 is Tweed Day ~ Secret Sisters ~ 4/27/18 ~ wearing a coat on the cover.

✔️8. April 7 is World Health Day ~ Between Husbands and Friends ~ 4/2/18 ~ six year old son of the MC has cystic fibrosis.

9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day ~

READ a book with a celestial body on the cover OR a with a character who is a scientist (any kind) OR tagged as science fiction/sci-fi OR has clubs or groups as part of the story.

✔️10. Reader's Choice ~ Miracle on 5th Avenue ~ 4/15/18


The Fixer Upper by Mary Kay Andrews Between Husbands and Friends by Nancy Thayer The Next Best Thing by Kristan Higgins Blueprints by Barbara Delinsky Miracle on 5th Avenue (From Manhattan with Love, #3) by Sarah Morgan Cold Noses at the Pearly Gates A Book of Hope for Those Who Have Lost a Pet by Gary Kurz Secret Sisters by Jayne Ann Krentz Put a Ring On It (Black Dog Bay, #3) by Beth Kendrick All the Good Parts by Loretta Nyhan


message 35: by MountainKat, Moderator (new)

MountainKat | 20402 comments Teresa wrote: "I'm in, this month I'm only going for five. Trying to be more realistic in my reading expectations for myself!!"

Good for you! I'm trying to limit my obligations too, not the easiest but kinder to myself. =)


message 36: by Danielle Gypsy Soul (last edited May 01, 2018 01:41PM) (new)

Danielle  Gypsy Soul (afdaniellet) | 929 comments April Monthly Challenge
Duration: 1 -30 April

01. A Title: Ashes 4/24
02. Married Couple: Texas Family 4/19
03. FAC: Peter Darling by Austin Chant 4/9
04. 19 in page number: Rented Heart 190 pages 4/2
05. Double Letters: Forced Disappearance 4/29
06. EASTER: Texas Christmas 4/22
07. Cold Weather Clothes on Cover: Accidentally Hers 4/26
08. WHO: Midnight Wolf 4/23
09. Sci-fi: One Fell Sweep 4/7
10. My Choice: Murder Takes the High Road 4/11

Ashes (Dark in You, #3) by Suzanne Wright Texas Family (Texas, #4) by R.J. Scott Peter Darling by Austin Chant Rented Heart (Rented Heart, #1) by Garrett Leigh Forced Disappearance (Civilian Personnel Recovery Unit #1) by Dana Marton Texas Christmas (Texas, #5) by R.J. Scott Accidentally Hers (Sterling Canyon, #1) by Jamie Beck Midnight Wolf (Shifters Unbound, #11) by Jennifer Ashley One Fell Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles, #3) by Ilona Andrews Murder Takes the High Road by Josh Lanyon


message 37: by Donna (last edited May 02, 2018 08:24PM) (new)

Donna (dkflynn33) | 51 comments April Monthly Challenge
April 1 - April 30
Books read:10

1. 'A' is for April:Alphabet Dating4/16/18
2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses -Undercover In Six Inch Stilettos4/22
3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston: The Lightning Thief4/1/18 (375 pgs)
4. April is International Guitar Month: Reckless Magic4/10/18
5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: Queen Cinder4/3/18
6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday: Hopeless Magic4/11/18
7. April 3 is Tweed Day: A Dangerous Love4/29/18
8. April 7 is World Health Day:Throw a Monkey Wrench4/3/18
9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day: A Train Through Time4/8/18 tagged Science Fiction
10. Reader's Choice:Unfortunate Souls4/22/18


message 38: by Stephanie (last edited Apr 26, 2018 07:40PM) (new)

Stephanie | 358 comments April
Completed: 8/10


1. Deacon by Kristen Ashley 04/03/18
2. Innocent in Death by J.D. Robb 04/05/18
3. Unbroken by Beth D. Carter 04/26/18
4. Lick by Kylie Scott 04/17/18
5. Arrow of Time by Lina Andersson 04/09/18
6. Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake
7. Fast Track by Julie Garwood 04/19/18
8. The Shadows by J.R. Ward
9. Barbarian Alien by Ruby Dixon 04/07/18
10. Kai by Valerie Ullmer 04/15/18


message 39: by Christina T (last edited Mar 29, 2018 02:11AM) (new)

Christina T (crysteena73) | 805 comments I'm in. Not sure how many I'll get to but I'll do my best.

1. 'A' is for April - The Assassin's Blade by Sarah J. Maas
2. siblings in the story - The Troublemaker Next Door by Marie Harte
3. Joan Johnston -
4. IGM in the title - Tempting the Laird by Julia London
5. double letters in the title - Getting Out of Hand by Erin Nicholas
6. Small animal on cover - Cooper's Charm by Lori Foster
7. Set in England/Scotland
8. Healthcare worker - Murder on Washington Square by Victoria Thompson (Sarah is a midwife...close enough)
9. Celestial Body - Murder in Scorpio by Martha C. Lawrence
10. Reader's Choice - The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen


message 40: by Amanda A (last edited Apr 25, 2018 06:55AM) (new)

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


1. 'A' is for April: Aundy by Shanna Hatfield 4/16
2. ARTEMIS: Short-Order Sheriff by Kirsten Osbourne 4/16
3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author: The Space Between by Kate Canterbary 4/19
4. April is International Guitar Month: Making Faces by Amy Harmon 4/5
5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: The Art of Sinning by Sabrina Jeffries 4/5
6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday: Dual Image by Nora Roberts 4/9
7. April 3 is Tweed Day: Where Dreams Begin by Lisa Kleypas 4/14
8. April 7 is World Health Day:When a Beta Roars by Eve Langlais 4/11
9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day: Edge of Bliss by Molly E. Lee 4/17
10. Reader's Choice:Bodyguard by Jennifer Ashley 4/2

Aundy (Pendleton Petticoats #1) by Shanna Hatfield Short-Order Sheriff (River's End Ranch, #1) by Kirsten Osbourne The Space Between (The Walshes, #2) by Kate Canterbary Making Faces by Amy Harmon The Art of Sinning (Sinful Suitors, #1) by Sabrina Jeffries Dual Image by Nora Roberts Where Dreams Begin by Lisa Kleypas When a Beta Roars (A Lion's Pride, #2) by Eve Langlais Edge of Bliss (Love on the Edge #2) by Molly E. Lee Bodyguard (Shifters Unbound, #2.5) by Jennifer Ashley


message 41: by Kristen (last edited Apr 23, 2018 09:06AM) (new)

Kristen (kristenlees) | 859 comments finished! this was so fun!

Hello! New here, first time participating so please let me know if I did anything wrong :)

READ a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'
Act Like It– Lucy Parker - April 1st ★★★★★

READ a book with siblings in the story
Good Girls Don't (Donovan Brothers Brewery #1) - Victoria Dahl - April 5 ★★★★

READ a book whose author initial is C
The Hook Up – Kristen Callihan - April 7 ★★★★

READ a book with a musician character
Rock Addiction – Nalini Singh - April 16 ★★★★

READ a book with double letters in the title
RoomHate – Penelope Ward - April 23 ★★

READ a book that has all the letters of Easter in the title
The Virgin Romance Novelist – Meghan Quinn - April 10 ★

READ a book set in Scotland or England (or anywhere in the UK)
My Oxford Year - Julia Whelan - April 19 ★★★★

READ a book with a character that is a healthcare worker
Yours Until Dawn- Teresa Medeiros - April 4 ★★★★

READ a book tagged as science fiction/sci-fi
Close Liaisons – Anna Zaires - April 19 ★

READ any book of your choice.
Hate to Want You – Alisha Rai - April 15 ★★★★

Act Like It (London Celebrities, #1) by Lucy Parker Good Girls Don't (Donovan Brothers Brewery, #1) by Victoria Dahl The Hook Up (Game On, #1) by Kristen Callihan Rock Addiction (Rock Kiss, #1) by Nalini Singh RoomHate by Penelope Ward The Virgin Romance Novelist by Meghan Quinn My Oxford Year by Julia Whelan Yours Until Dawn by Teresa Medeiros Close Liaisons (The Krinar Chronicles, #1) by Anna Zaires Hate to Want You (Forbidden Hearts, #1) by Alisha Rai


message 42: by MountainKat, Moderator (new)

MountainKat | 20402 comments Kristen wrote: "Hello! New here, first time participating so please let me know if I did anything wrong :)"

Welcome Kristen, glad to see you jumping right in to a challenge! Things look great. =)


message 43: by Julianna (new)

Julianna (authorjuliannad) | 1723 comments I'm in for six this month.


message 44: by Mamacita aka MawMaw (last edited Apr 26, 2018 10:49PM) (new)

Mamacita aka MawMaw  (mamawantsbedtimestory) | 766 comments COMPLETED 7/5

2018 April Monthly Challenge


Ya'll go easy on me cause this is My 1st time here. Gonna try for 5

7/5 completed

Last Night with the Duke (The Rakes of St. James, #1) by Amelia Grey 1. 'A' is for April: Last Night with the Duke 3.5* ✔️ 4/9/18

Dark Prince (Carpathians, #1) by Christine Feehan 2. Gods and Goddesses ~ Siblings Dark Prince 3* ✔️ 4/23

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston:
READ one book written by Joan Johnston or any author with her first or last name.
READ a book:
- with a 5 and 7 in the page count or 5 and 7 in the publish date
- with a character who is an actor, professor or attorney or a book where drama/acting/theater is featured
- that involves travel or some kind of research
- whose author initial is C

Mine Till Midnight (The Hathaways, #1) by Lisa Kleypas 4. April IMG Mine Till Midnight 4* ✔️ 4/26

The Maiden (The Cloister, #1) by Celia Aaron 5. Published in April The Maiden 5* ✔️ 4/3

6. Easter Sunday (April 1): Read a book that has a small animal on the cover OR celebrates a holiday in the story OR has all the letters of Easter in the title and/or author's name (any order).

Vow (Lords of Action #1) by K.J. Jackson 7. Tweed Day - Vow 4* ✔️ 4/5
set in England

Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #9) by J.R. Ward 8. World Health Day Lover Unleashed 4* ✔️ 4/18
*health is an issue & character that is a Dr.

9. International Astronomy Day (April 28): Read a book with a celestial body on the cover OR with a character who is a scientist (any kind) OR tagged as science fiction/sci-fi OR has clubs or groups as part of the story.

Darkfever (Fever, #1) by Karen Marie Moning 10. Reader's Choice Darkfever 4.25* ✔️ 4/12/18


message 45: by Tamecia (last edited Apr 26, 2018 03:29PM) (new)

Tamecia | 56 comments I'm In

8/10

1. 'A' is for April: Ash by Malinda Lo 4/2 ⭐⭐⭐

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - ARTEMIS: Hardwired (Hacker, #1) by Meredith Wild 4/11 ⭐⭐⭐⭐

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston: Secrets Come Home (Ettie Smith Amish Mysteries #1) by Samantha Price 4/21 🌟🌟🌟

4. April is International Guitar Month: The Gravity of Us (Elements, #4) by Brittainy C. Cherry

5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: I'll Be Gone in the Dark One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara 4/14 ⭐⭐⭐⭐

6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday: Hardpressed (Hacker, #2) by Meredith Wild 4/12 ⭐⭐⭐

7. April 3 is Tweed Day: A Princess in Theory (Reluctant Royals, #1) by Alyssa Cole

8. April 7 is World Health Day: The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber 4/26 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

9. April 28 is International Astronomy Day: Thread of Revenge (Coldwater Bay Intrigue #1) by Elizabeth Goddard 4/8 ⭐⭐⭐

10. Reader's Choice: The Last Town (Wayward Pines, #3) by Blake Crouch 4/25 ⭐⭐⭐⭐


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LaurLa | 3362 comments Happy Easter, All!!!


Welcome to the challenge and good luck!!!


.•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*•. Christine .•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*• | 491 comments April Monthly Challenge

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✔ 1. 'A' is for April:
READ a bookwhose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.

Pretend You're Safe (The Agency #1) by Alexandra Ivy Pretend You're Safe by Alexandra Ivy - 07/04/2018

✔ 2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - READ a book with siblings in the story

The Hookup (Moonlight and Motor Oil, #1) by Kristen Ashley The Hookup by Kristen Ashley - 08/04/2018

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Joan Johnston: READ one book whose author initial is C

Zane's Way (O'Malley Wild, #1) by Maggie Casper Zane's Way by Maggie Casper - 08/04/2018

✔ 4. April is International Guitar Month: READ a book with an 87 in the page count (187 pgs).

Song Of The West by Nora Roberts Song Of The West by Nora Roberts - 01/04/2018

✔ 5. April 1 is April's Fools Day: READ a book that has a word with double letters in the title

Impetuous Innocent (Regencies #3) by Stephanie Laurens Impetuous Innocent by Stephanie Laurens - 03/04/2018

✔ 6. April 1 is also Easter Sunday: READ a book that has a small animal on the cover

Uprooted by Naomi Novik Uprooted by Naomi Novik - 11/04/2018

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

Caged (Mastered, #4) by Lorelei James Caged by Lorelei James - 01/04/2018


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Romanticbookworm | 288 comments I'm in

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1. A challenge - Eeny Meeny (Helen Grace, #1) by M.J. Arlidge or Enchanted Warrior (Camelot Reborn #1) by Sharon Ashwood or other
2. Olympian gods and goddesses -
3. Featured Author - The Heir (The Selection, #4) by Kiera Cass or other
4. Guitar month - The Rocker That Savors Me (The Rocker, #2) by Terri Anne Browning
or other
5. April's Fools - The Matchmaker's Playbook (Wingmen Inc., #1) by Rachel Van Dyken or other
6 April 1st - Easter Sunday- Tracking Justice (Texas K-9 Unit, #1) by Shirlee McCoy
or other
7. April 3rd - Tweed Day-
8. April 7th - Healthcare day - Challenge (Harris Brothers, #1) by Amy Daws or Just Right (The Bradfords #1) by Erin Nicholas or other
9. April 28th - International Astronomy Day- Artemis by Andy Weir or other
10- Read any choice -


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Emily | 693 comments 1. 'A' is for April: Read a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'. All Shook Up by Susan Anderson 4.11

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses ~ ARTEMIS: Read a book with siblings in the story OR where someone goes hunting OR where there is a married couple OR a goddess in the story.  Hero by Lauren Rowe 4.7

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author ~ Joan Johnston: Read one book written by Joan Johnston or any author with her first or last name. 
whose author initial is C. Sarah Castille - Against the Ropes 4.8

4. April is International Guitar Month: Read a book with a musical instrument on the cover OR has a musician character OR has the letters IGM in the title (any order) OR has 19 or 87 in the page count. (19) pg ct Gordons Dawn by Hazel Gower 4.25

5. April's Fools Day (April 1): was published in April of any year. Kinda Don’t Care by Lani Lynn Vale 4.5

6. Easter Sunday (April 1): Read a book that has a small animal on the cover OR celebrates a holiday in the story OR has all the letters of Easter in the title and/or author's name (any order). Until Sunrise by Sarah O'Rouke 4.19

7. Tweed Day (April 3): Read a book that has someone wearing a suit on the cover or something warm like a coat, mittens, etc. OR has a pattern on the cover like stripes, chevrons, polka dots, etc OR read a book set in Scotland or England (or anywhere in the UK). King Size by Lexi Whitlow 4.26

8. World Health Day (April 7): Read a book where someone's health is an issue Until Nox by Layla Frost 4.3

9. International Astronomy Day (April 28): clubs or groups as part of the story. Hatchet by Liberty Parker 4.1

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice. Tanks Beauty by SE Barnett 4.2


Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 808 comments April Monthly Challenge
April 1 - April 30
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Shadow Reaper (Shadow, #2) by Christine Feehan


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