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message 1: by ⚜️Trea, Operations Manager (new)

⚜️Trea (duskrider3740) | 4390 comments Mod
TCF Monthly Challenge for April

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Participation on this challenge is dipping, to the point where it is becoming necessary for me to consider permanent retirement of the challenge. I'm going to try out several re-vamps of the challenge over the next couple of months, in an effort to save the challenge from retirement. Feedback is appreciated!

How It Works:
★Create your own challenge by mix and matching across the various tasks, however the challenge is not a series of mini challenges!! It is one large challenge, not one for spell outs and one for the General/What's So Great... tasks! With the shortened format, you can no longer focus on just one part of it! This means that you must have at least one spell out word and at least one other task from the Tasks section completed in order to count as participating!
Books read can be used for only one task/letter! However, Multiple Unique books can be used for the same theme in the What's So Great...? Section.
★Books must be read from April 1st to April 30th
★Re-reads are allowed, but all books must be at least 50 pages in length!
★When using titles in the Spell Out Tasks, the words A, And, An, and The do not count.
★You CAN change your Books at any time during the challenge.

Some Info to Keep In Mind:
♦Keep your original post updated and give a shout out in the thread when you're all done! Please do not make a separate post with your finished challenge, edit your original comment! This is so I can keep accurate track of participation. You can make an announcement post like "Finished in comment #2!", so I know where to find your completed challenge to congratulate you! Duplicate posts will be deleted!
♦Mark books as finished by adding the date finished next to the book listed and either striking them out using the "< s> < /s>" HTML commands (without the spaces) or by copying and pasting a checkmark: ✔ ✓ Feel free as well to rate your Finished Books 1-5 ♥'s with 5 Being the Best, however it is not required that you do so!
♦Add a tally of completed books to your Original Post= 0/5 completed!
See my post for examples and if you have questions, PLEASE ask me here, or PM me!

Tasks:
Spell out any of the following words with Title, Author First and Last Name, or Series name. For an additional challenge, if you choose to do a spell out using titles, try using the last word of the title instead of the first to spell your words.

•Easter •Bunny •Eggs •Fools •Taxes •Rain •Spring •Garden •Arbor Day •Earth (Day) •Diamond •Chick •Taxes •Aries •Showers •Passover •Baseball •Daisy •Sweet Pea •Sannup •Dinger

♘Foreman Trea's Letter of the Month: O: Read as many books as you can that have a title that starts with the letter of the month or the author's first or last name starts with the letter of the month.
♘Read a book published in the month of April in any year.
♘Read a book with a Sweet Pea or a daisy on the cover
♘Pick a Theme in the "What's So Great About April?" section and read as many books as you can that fit that theme

What’s So Great About April? Themes
National Humor Month: Read a book you think is funny
Lawn and Garden Month: Read a book where someone likes gardening or landscaping, or that has a picture of a beautiful garden or well-manicured lawn on the cover
International Guitar Month: Read a book that has a guitar on the cover
Library Week: Read a book you checked out from the library
Read a Road Map Week: Read a book with a character that has to read a road map while on a road trip
National Karaoke Week: Read a book where a character participates or attends a Karaoke event
April 3rd: World Party Day: Read a book where someone attends or hosts a party
April 14: Look Up at the Sky Day: Read a book with the sky pictured on the cover
April 16: National Stress Awareness Day: Read a book that really stresses you out, a book where the characters are very stressed, a book you find relaxing, or a book where the characters have to relax to relieve tension or stress
April 28: Kiss Your Mate Day/Great Poetry Reading Day: Read a book with characters kissing on the cover, a book where a character reads poetry to another in the story, or a book of poetry


message 2: by ⚜️Trea, Operations Manager (last edited Apr 24, 2018 04:36AM) (new)

⚜️Trea (duskrider3740) | 4390 comments Mod
April TCF Monthly Challenge
Duration: April 1st to April 30th, 2018
Read: 7/??


Tasks:
C- Chaser by Kylie Scott-4/17/18
H-
I-
C- Amish Sweethearts by Amy Clipston-4/12/18
K- A Merciful Secret by Kendra Elliot-4/9/18

♘Foreman Trea's Letter of the Month: O: Read as many books as you can that have a title that starts with the letter of the month or the author's first or last name starts with the letter of the month.: X Marks the Spot by Opal Carew-4/3/18
♘Read a book published in the month of April in any year.: Smiling Irish by Katy Regnery-4/3/18
♘Read a book with a Sweet Pea or a daisy on the cover
♘Pick a Theme in the "What's So Great About April?" section and read as many books as you can that fit that theme

What’s So Great About April? Themes
National Humor Month: Read a book you think is funny
Lawn and Garden Month: Read a book where someone likes gardening or landscaping, or that has a picture of a beautiful garden or well-manicured lawn on the cover
International Guitar Month: Read a book that has a guitar on the cover
Library Week: Read a book you checked out from the library: My Heart Belongs in Niagara Falls, New York: Adele's Journey by Amanda Barratt-4/24/18
Read a Road Map Week: Read a book with a character that has to read a road map while on a road trip
National Karaoke Week: Read a book where a character participates or attends a Karaoke event
April 3rd: World Party Day: Read a book where someone attends or hosts a party
April 14: Look Up at the Sky Day: Read a book with the sky pictured on the cover
April 16: National Stress Awareness Day: Read a book that really stresses you out, a book where the characters are very stressed, a book you find relaxing, or a book where the characters have to relax to relieve tension or stress: Can't Stand the heat by Peggy Jaeger-4/8/18
April 28: Kiss Your Mate Day/Great Poetry Reading Day: Read a book with characters kissing on the cover, a book where a character reads poetry to another in the story, or a book of poetry


message 3: by Denise, Manufacturing Director (last edited May 02, 2018 10:48AM) (new)

Denise (destiny_chan) | 5838 comments Mod
TCF April Challenge
Time Frame: 01 April 2018 - 30 April 2018
Completed: 11/11


D: Death on a Sunday Morning by J.F. Straker (15 Apr 2018) ***
I: I Work at a Public Library: A Collection of Crazy Stories from the Stacks by Gina Sheridan (01 Apr 2018) ****
A: The Archived by Victoria Schwab (25 Apr 2018) ****
M: Mistress of the Dancing Bones by Thomas Alexander (26 Apr 2018) ****
O: On the Front Line: True World War I Stories by Jon E. Lewis (28 Apr 2018) ****
N: Naero's Run by Mason Elliott (30 Apr 2018) ***
D: Devil's Corner by Lisa Scottoline (21 Apr 2018) ***

Death on a Sunday Morning by J.F. Straker I Work at a Public Library A Collection of Crazy Stories from the Stacks by Gina Sheridan The Archived (The Archived, #1) by Victoria Schwab Mistress of the Dancing Bones by Thomas Alexander On the Front Line True World War I Stories by Jon E. Lewis Naero's Run (A Spacer Clans Adventure, #1) by Mason Elliott Devil's Corner by Lisa Scottoline

What's So Great About April?
National Humor Month:
The Vampire's True Love Trials by Kristen Painter (03 Apr 2018) ****
Library Week: The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein (13 Apr 2018) ****
Look Up at the Sky Day: Day 21 by Kass Morgan (14 Apr 2018) ***
Kiss Your Mate Day: And Call Me in the Morning by Willa Okati (04 Apr 2018) ****

The Vampire's True Love Trials (Nocturne Falls, #6.5) by Kristen Painter The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein Day 21 (The 100, #2) by Kass Morgan And Call Me in the Morning (And Call Me in the Morning #1) by Willa Okati


message 4: by Jennifer (last edited Apr 30, 2018 12:47PM) (new)

Jennifer (jhaltenburger) | 800 comments IN **FINISHED 4/30 -- as finished as i'm going to get, anyway!**

G Good Fortunes
A The Awakening Course: The Secret to Solving All Problems
R The Rejected Writers' Book Club
D Death, Taxes, and a French Manicure
E Everybody Kills Somebody Sometime
N Nefertiti

A As Bright as Heaven
R Rejected Writers Take the Stage
I In Over Her Head
E The Exiles
S The Sayers Swindle

♘Foreman Trea's Letter of the Month: O: On Thin Icing

♘Read a book published in the month of April in any year. Bloom and Doom

Read a book you think is funny Death, Taxes, and a Skinny No-Whip Latte

Read a book where someone likes gardening or landscaping, or that has a picture of a beautiful garden or well-manicured lawn on the cover The Garden Plot

Read a book with a character that has to read a road map while on a road trip Miss D and Me: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis and in French, yet!


Read a book with the sky pictured on the cover A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams

Read a book that really stresses you out, a book where the characters are very stressed, a book you find relaxing, or a book where the characters have to relax to relieve tension or stress The Pact

Read a book with characters kissing on the cover, a book where a character reads poetry to another in the story. The Bronze Horseman -- they read Pushkin


message 5: by Elle (last edited Apr 29, 2018 06:08PM) (new)

Elle (elleay) | 296 comments April TCF Monthly Challenge
Duration: April 1-30, 2018

Read: 9/??

Tasks:
B: Alan Bennett's The Uncommon Reader - Apr 8
A: American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang - Apr 29
S: Six-Gun Snow White by Catherynne M. Valente - Apr 3
E: Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too by Jomny Sun - Apr 22
B:
A:
L: Love That Dog by Sharon Creech - Apr 2
L:

♘Foreman Trea's Letter of the Month: O
One Salt Sea by Seanan McGuire - Apr 4

♘Read a book published in the month of April in any year.
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann - Apr 22

♘Pick a Theme in the "What's So Great About April?" section and read as many books as you can that fit that theme
Read a book you checked out from the library
Ashes of Honor by Seanan McGuire - Apr 13
The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson - Apr 29


message 6: by JoAnne (last edited May 01, 2018 03:20PM) (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 2449 comments Read 13 50 page minimum DONE!

Tasks:
Spell out any of the following words with Title, Author First and Last Name, or Series name. Read 8/11
S Sydney Bristow - One Last Promise (Bedford Falls #2) 4/20/18 4stars
P
R Rachel J. Good, The Amish Teacher's Gift (Love and Promises #1) 4/17/18 5stars
I Inbolo Mbue, Behold the Dreamers 4/3/18 4stars
N Nina Crespo - Forget You (The Kingman Brothers #1) 4/10/18 4stars
G
One Last Promise (Bedford Falls, #2) by Sydney Bristow The Amish Teacher's Gift (Love and Promises #1) by Rachel J. Good Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue Forget You (The Kingman Brothers, #1) by Nina Crespo

E Elizabeth Berg - Until the Real Thing Comes Along 4/11/18 2stars
A
R
T Thomas, Jodi - Mornings on Main 4/8/18 4stars
H Heart of Stone (Americana #29) by Janet Dailey 4/12/18 3stars
Until the Real Thing Comes Along by Elizabeth Berg Mornings on Main by Jodi Thomas Heart of Stone (New Hampshire, Americana, #29) by Janet Dailey

♘Foreman Trea's Letter of the Month: O: Read as many books as you can that have a title that starts with the letter of the month or the author's first or last name starts with the letter of the month.
One More Chance (Bedford Falls, #3) by Sydney Bristow One More Chance (Bedford Falls #3) by Sydney Bristow 4/22/18 4stars

What’s So Great About April? Themes - Read 5
Library Week: Read a book you checked out from the library
Under Pressure (Body Armor, #1) by Lori Foster Under Pressure (Body Armor #1) by Lori Foster 4/14/18 4stars

National Karaoke Week: Read a book where a character attends a Karaoke event
Burning Up (Flirting with Fire, #1) by Jennifer Blackwood Burning Up (Flirting with Fire, #1) by Jennifer Blackwood 4/27/18 4stars (Bailey goes with her aunt's to a Karaoke event)

April 3rd: World Party Day: Read a book where someone attends or hosts a party
A Warriner to Seduce Her (The Wild Warriners #4) by Virginia Heath A Warriner to Seduce Her (The Wild Warriners #4) by Virginia Heath 4/15/18 5stars (Felicity and her aunts as well as her uncle and Jake attend parties and balls)

April 14: Look Up at the Sky Day: Read a book with the sky pictured on the cover
Secrets and Solace (Love at Solace Lake #2) by Jana Richards Secrets and Solace (Love at Solace Lake #2) by Jana Richards 4/22/18 4stars

April 16: National Stress Awareness Day: Read a book where the characters are very stressed
Truth and Solace (Love at Solace Lake Book 3) by Jana Richards Truth and Solace (Love at Solace Lake Book 3) by Jana Richards 4/24/18 4stars (Abby is dying of cancer - son, mom, husband and Maggie are stressed)


message 7: by Barbara ★ (last edited Apr 30, 2018 03:04PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 1927 comments I'm in for a spell it out this month. Not sure which one though.

April Monthly

READ: 9/10

✔A: Too Many Curses - A. Lee Martinez 4/9
✔R: Best Day Ever - Kaira Rouda 4/3
✔I: I Know a Secret - Tess Gerritsen 4/2
✔E: Cruelty - Ellen Croshain 4/26
✔S: Slippery Souls - Rachael H. Dixon 4/7

What’s So Great About April? Themes
✔Library Week: Read a book you checked out from the library
Magic in the Blood - Devon Monk 4/17
Magic in the Blood (Allie Beckstrom, #2) by Devon Monk

✔April 3rd: World Party Day: Read a book where someone attends or hosts a party
Y is for Yesterday - Sue Grafton 4/22
Y is for Yesterday (Kinsey Millhone, #25) by Sue Grafton

✔April 14: Look Up at the Sky Day: Read a book with the sky pictured on the cover
Blood on the Tracks - Barbara Nickless
Blood on the Tracks (Sydney Rose Parnell #1) by Barbara Nickless

✔April 16: National Stress Awareness Day: Read a book that really stresses you out, a book where the characters are very stressed, a book you find relaxing, or a book where the characters have to relax to relieve tension or stress
Bone Magic - Yasmine Galenorn 4/28
Bone Magic (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon, #7) by Yasmine Galenorn


message 8: by ⚜️Trea, Operations Manager (new)

⚜️Trea (duskrider3740) | 4390 comments Mod
Barbara ★ wrote: "I'm in for a spell it out this month. Not sure which one though.

•Easter •Bunny •Eggs •Fools •Taxes •Rain •Spring •Garden •Arbor Day •Earth (Day) •Diamond •Chick •Taxes •Aries •Showers •Passover ..."


Barbara, with the change to the monthly this month, you have to do BOTH a spell out AND ONE of the other tasks. Only doing the spell out will not count for you as participating in the challenge, as stated in the first star of the How It Works section.

The easiest one that would fit with a Spell Out word would be to do the letter of the month. Please remember to list the other task you are doing in your above post.


message 9: by Jenn (last edited Apr 30, 2018 02:07PM) (new)

Jenn (tellingmelies) | 534 comments April TCF Monthly Challenge
Duration: April 1st to April 30th, 2018
Completed: 9/15


P: Pearson, Mary, The Kiss of Deception, 4/27
A: Andy Weir, The Martian, 4/20
S: A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess, 4/18
S:
O:
V: VE Schwab, A Darker Shade of Magic, 4/25
E:
R: RS Grey,The Design, 4/30
A Shadow Bright and Burning (Kingdom on Fire, #1) by Jessica Cluess The Martian by Andy Weir A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic, #1) by V.E. Schwab The Kiss of Deception (The Remnant Chronicles, #1) by Mary E. Pearson The Design by R.S. Grey

C: Charged by Jay Crownover, 4/3
H:
I: Incubus Dreams by Laurell K Hamilton, 4/10
C: Coexist by Julia Crane, 4/12
K: Katie McGarry, Long Way Home, 4/9
Charged (Saints of Denver, #2) by Jay Crownover Long Way Home (Thunder Road, #3) by Katie McGarry Incubus Dreams (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #12) by Laurell K. Hamilton Coexist (Keegan's Chronicles, #1) by Julia Crane

♘Foreman Trea's Letter of the Month: O: Read as many books as you can that have a title that starts with the letter of the month or the author's first or last name starts with the letter of the month.

♘Read a book published in the month of April in any year.
- Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer, 4/12
Letters to the Lost (Letters to the Lost, #1) by Brigid Kemmerer


message 10: by Donna (last edited May 02, 2018 08:20PM) (new)

Donna (dkflynn33) | 750 comments April TCF Monthly Challenge
Duration: April 1st to April 30th, 2018
Read: 15

Spell it Out
title/authors name(first or last)

•Easter •Bunny •Eggs •Fools •Taxes •Rain •Spring •Garden •Arbor Day •Earth (Day) •Diamond •Chick •Taxes •Aries •Showers •Passover •Baseball •Daisy •Sweet Pea •Sannup •Dinger

Diamond
D Death Whispers4/9/18
I Ink Witch4/7/18
A Alice the Assassin4/15/18
M Alphabet Dating by Monique McDonell4/16/18
OOcean's Justice4/30
N Entangled by Nikki Jefford4/8/18
D Roses of May by Dot Hutchison4/16/18

Dinger
D Eyeliner & Alibis by Stephanie Damore4/9/18
I
N Un-Fur-tunate Events by Nancy C. Davis4/18/18
G Under His Nose by Candice Gilmer4/19/18
E Ember4/6/18
R The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan4/1/18


♘Read a book published in the month of April in any year.

1.Berkley Street4/7/18- pub 4/22/16
2.The Butterfly Garden4/14/18 - pub 4/26/16
3.Unicorn Keep4/22


message 11: by Erica (last edited May 01, 2018 02:56AM) (new)

Erica | 980 comments Duration: April 1st to April 30th, 2018
Completed: 5/6

Tasks:
Spell out: (Title, Author First and Last Name, or Series name)

✔ R - The Bourbon Thief by Tiffany Reisz ♥♥♥ (4/2)
✔ A - Awakening the Spine by Vanda Scaravelli ♥♥♥♥ (4/23)
✔ I - I Am a Cat by Natsume Soseki ♥♥♥ (4/30)
✔ N - Cockroaches by Jo Nesbo ♥♥♥♥ (4/15)

The Bourbon Thief by Tiffany Reisz Awakening the Spine by Vanda Scaravelli I Am a Cat by Natsume Sōseki Cockroaches (Harry Hole, #2) by Jo Nesbø

♘Foreman Trea's Letter of the Month: O: Read as many books as you can that have a title that starts with the letter of the month or the author's first or last name starts with the letter of the month.

♘Pick a Theme in the "What's So Great About April?" section and read as many books as you can that fit that theme
✔ Library Week: Read a book you checked out from the library
The Lucky Ones by Tiffany Reisz ♥♥♥ (4/7)

The Lucky Ones by Tiffany Reisz


message 12: by LaurLa (last edited May 01, 2018 03:58AM) (new)

LaurLa | 2632 comments April TCF Monthly Challenge
April 2018

My TCF Monthly Challenge (msg 12)

16 of 16 Complete

Spell-out
Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2) by Marissa Meyer A High Heels Haunting (High Heels, #4.5) by Gemma Halliday One True Love (Cupid, Texas, #0.5) by Lori Wilde The Wicked Wedding of Miss Ellie Vyne (Sydney Dovedale, #2) by Jayne Fresina An Engagement Challenge (Challenge, #2) by Kiru Taye Rock My Bed (Black Falcon, #2) by Michelle A. Valentine Something To Talk About by C.J. Hawk
✔🌸S: Scarlet - Marissa Meyer - 04.06 ★★★★
✔🌸H: A High Heels Haunting - Gemma Halliday - 04.09 ★★★
✔🌸O: One True Love - Lori Wilde - 04.24 ★★★
✔🌸W: The Wicked Wedding of Miss Ellie Vyne - Jayne Fresina - 04.02 ★★★★
✔🌸E: An Engagement Challenge - Kiru Taye - 04.29 ★★★
✔🌸R: Rock My Bed - Michelle A. Valentine - 04.01 ★★★
✔🌸S: Something To Talk About - CJ Hawk - 04.04 ★★★


April Tasks
The Cove (FBI Thriller, #1) by Catherine Coulter Getting Out of Hand (Sapphire Falls, #1) by Erin Nicholas
✔Read a book published in the month of April in any year
🌸The Cove - Catherine Coulter - 04.22 ★★★

✔Read a book with a Sweet Pea or a daisy on the cover
🌸Getting Out of Hand - Erin Nichols - 04.28 ★★★★


What’s So Great About April?
Anything for You (Blue Heron, #5) by Kristan Higgins Beast Behaving Badly (Pride, #5) by Shelly Laurenston Dragon Bound (Elder Races, #1) by Thea Harrison The Geek Girl and the Scandalous Earl (Geek Girls, #1) by Gina Lamm Intimate Deception by Laura Landon Magic Dreams (Kate Daniels, #4.5) by Ilona Andrews Magic Slays (Kate Daniels, #5) by Ilona Andrews
✔April 14: Look Up at the Sky Day: Read a book with the sky pictured on the cover
🌸Anything for You - Kristan Higgins - 04.10 ★★★★
🌸Beast Behaving Badly - Shelly Laurentston - 04.20 ★★★★
🌸Dragon Bound - Thea Harrison - 04.09 ★★★★
🌸The Geek Girl and the Scandalous Earl - Gina Lamm - 04.04 ★★
🌸Intimate Deception - Laura Landon - 04.30 ★★★★
🌸Magic Dreams - Ilona Andrews - 04.06 ★★★
🌸Magic Slays - Ilona Andrews - 04.08 ★★★★


message 13: by Richard (last edited Apr 25, 2018 06:09AM) (new)

Richard Moore (richoman25) The Challenge Factory
April TCF Monthly Challenge
Duration: April 1st to April 30th, 2018

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Passover
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Sweet Pea
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Diamond
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Taxes
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Showers
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Easter
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Chick
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Dinger
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♘Pick a Theme in the "What's So Great About April?" section and read as many books as you can that fit that theme
Library Week: Read a book you checked out from the library
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April 28: Kiss Your Mate Day/Great Poetry Reading Day: Read a book of poetry
9/4/18 ** - The Anthology of Really Important Modern Poetry: Timeless Poems by Snooki, John Boehner, Kanye West, and Other Well-Versed Celebrities by Kathryn Petras


message 14: by Cindy III (last edited May 02, 2018 03:26PM) (new)

Cindy III | 331 comments TCF Monthly Challenge for April
7/7

How It Works:
★Create your own challenge by mix and matching across the various tasks, however the challenge is not a series of mini challenges!! It is one large challenge, not one for spell outs and one for the General/What's So Great... tasks! With the shortened format, you can no longer focus on just one part of it! This means that you must have at least one spell out word and at least one other task from the Tasks section completed in order to count as participating!
★ However, Multiple Unique books can be used for the same theme in the What's So Great...? Section.
★Books must be read from April 1st to April 30th
★Re-reads are allowed, but all books must be at least 50 pages in length!

Some Info to Keep In Mind:
♦Mark books as finished by adding the date finished next to the book listed and either striking them out using the "< s> < /s>" HTML commands (without the spaces) or by copying and pasting a checkmark: ✔ ✓ Feel free as well to rate your Finished Books 1-5 ♥'s with 5 Being the Best, however it is not required that you do so!

Tasks:
Spell out any of the following words with Title, Author First and Last Name, or Series name. For an additional challenge, if you choose to do a spell out using titles, try using the last word of the title instead of the first to spell your words.

•Easter •Bunny •Eggs •Fools •Taxes •Rain •Spring •Garden •Arbor Day •Earth (Day) •Diamond •Chick •Aries •Showers •Passover •Baseball •Daisy •Sweet Pea •Sannup •Dinger

B The Book of Chameleons 4/23 - 25
A
S Sui Ishida - Tokyo Ghoul: re, Vol. 2 4/7 - 8
E
B
A Aya Shouoto - Kiss of the Rose Princess, Vol. 4 4/18
L
L

♘Read a book published in the month of April in any year.
Tokyo Ghoul: re, Vol. 4 pub. April 2018 read 4/15 - 30

♘Pick a Theme in the "What's So Great About April?" section and read as many books as you can that fit that theme ~ Libray Week


What’s So Great About April? Themes
Library Week: Read a book you checked out from the library
Tokyo Ghoul re, Vol. 3 by Sui Ishida Tokyo Ghoul: re, Vol. 3 4/8 - 9

April 14: Look Up at the Sky Day: Read a book with the sky pictured on the cover
The Journey of Ibn Fattouma by Naguib Mahfouz 4/1 - 2

April 28: Kiss Your Mate Day/Great Poetry Reading Day: Read a book with characters kissing on the cover, a book where a character reads poetry to another in the story, or a book of poetry
The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist 4/29 - 30


message 15: by Samantha (last edited Apr 16, 2018 07:00PM) (new)

Samantha Harvey (missymaysreadingnook) | 404 comments Minimum 50 pages
Re-reads allowed.

D - The Duke's Shotgun Wedding 4/2
A -
I - The Irresistible Miss Peppiwell 4/9
S -
Y -

What’s So Great About April? Themes
National Humor Month: Read a book you think is funny
Lawn and Garden Month: Read a book where someone likes gardening or landscaping, or that has a picture of a beautiful garden or well-manicured lawn on the cover
International Guitar Month: Read a book that has a guitar on the cover
Library Week: Read a book you checked out from the library My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1 4/8
Read a Road Map Week: Read a book with a character that has to read a road map while on a road trip
National Karaoke Week: Read a book where a character participates or attends a Karaoke event
April 3rd: World Party Day: Read a book where someone attends or hosts a party Wicked in His Arms 4/2
April 14: Look Up at the Sky Day: Read a book with the sky pictured on the cover
April 16: National Stress Awareness Day: Read a book that really stresses you out, a book where the characters are very stressed, a book you find relaxing, or a book where the characters have to relax to relieve tension or stress Treasure Island 4/16
April 28: Kiss Your Mate Day/Great Poetry Reading Day: Read a book with characters kissing on the cover, a book where a character reads poetry to another in the story, or a book of poetry Mary's Monster: Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein 4/12


message 16: by Beth (last edited May 04, 2018 01:30PM) (new)

Beth | 371 comments I'm in. Once again I'm trying for 15.

SPRING (6)

Spencer, Wen wrote Wood Sprites 4/7
PThe Penderwicks in Spring 4/5
Robb, J.D. wrote Dark in Death 4/8
Ilona Andrews wrote Clean Sweep 4/13
Neal Shusterman wrote Scythe 4/18
G Game Change 4/2

Themes (7)

What’s So Great About April? Themes

National Humor Month: Read a book you think is funny The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster 4/28
Lawn and Garden Month: Read a book where someone likes gardening or landscaping, or that has a picture of a beautiful garden or well-manicured lawn on the cover Silent in the Sanctuary (Lady Julia Grey, #2) by Deanna Raybourn , Deanna Raybourn 4/9/18
Library Week: Read a book you checked out from the library The Weight of Zero, Karen Fortunati 4/9/19
Read a Road Map Week: Read a book with a character that has to read a road map while on a road trip London Rain, Nicola Upson 4/20/18
April 3rd: World Party Day: Read a book where someone attends or hosts a party Elfhome, Wen Spencer 4/10/18
April 14: Look Up at the Sky Day: Read a book with the sky pictured on the cover Project Elfhome, Wen Spencer 4/10/18
April 16: National Stress Awareness Day: Read a book that really stresses you out, a book where the characters are very stressed, a book you find relaxing, or a book where the characters have to relax to relieve tension or stress Sweep in Peace, Ilona Andrews 4/14/18
April 28: Kiss Your Mate Day/Great Poetry Reading Day: Read a book with characters kissing on the cover, a book where a character reads poetry to another in the story, or a book of poetry Master of Crows (Master of Crows, #1) by Grace Draven , Grace Draven 4/20/18 (He's kissing her)

Tasks (2)
♘Foreman Trea's Letter of the Month: O: Read as many books as you can that have a title that starts with the letter of the month or the author's first or last name starts with the letter of the month. One Fell Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles, #3) by Ilona Andrews , Ilona Andrews 4/14/18

♘Read a book published in the month of April in any year. All By Myself, Alone by Mary Higgins Clark , Mary Higgins Clark 4/18/18

With the new rules -- do I have to complete a spell-it-out? I usually try for one of the category spots first and then go for letters, which means my words are patchy but I can adjust if I need to.

Also it looks like rather to try to match all the themes we are supposed to read a lot in one? That's not as fun for me -- I like to see how many different kinds of books I can read.


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⚜️Trea (duskrider3740) | 4390 comments Mod
Beth wrote: "With the new rules -- do I have to complete a spell-it-out? I usually try for one of the category spots first and then go for letters, which means my words are patchy but I can adjust if I need to." Yes, you must do a Spell-It-Out to count for participation.

Beth wrote: "Also it looks like rather to try to match all the themes we are supposed to read a lot in one? That's not as fun for me -- I like to see how many different kinds of books I can read." For this part, you can mix and match across anything that isn't a spell out or just focus on one theme, like National Humor Month, and have all your books be funny reads. So long as you have one Spell Out and one other task (Letter of the Month, Flower on Cover, etc), then I can count you as a participant.


message 18: by Mave (last edited Apr 16, 2018 08:37AM) (new)

Mave | 192 comments April TCF Monthly Challenge
Duration: April 1st to April 30th, 2018
Completed: 0/?


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♘Foreman Trea's Letter of the Month: O: Read as many books as you can that have a title that starts with the letter of the month or the author's first or last name starts with the letter of the month.
♘Read a book published in the month of April in any year.
♘Read a book with a Sweet Pea or a daisy on the cover
♘Pick a Theme in the "What's So Great About April?" section and read as many books as you can that fit that theme

National Humor Month: Read a book you think is funny
Lawn and Garden Month: Read a book where someone likes gardening or landscaping, or that has a picture of a beautiful garden or well-manicured lawn on the cover
International Guitar Month: Read a book that has a guitar on the cover
Library Week: Read a book you checked out from the library
Read a Road Map Week: Read a book with a character that has to read a road map while on a road trip
National Karaoke Week: Read a book where a character participates or attends a Karaoke event
April 3rd: World Party Day: Read a book where someone attends or hosts a party
April 14: Look Up at the Sky Day: Read a book with the sky pictured on the cover
April 16: National Stress Awareness Day: Read a book that really stresses you out, a book where the characters are very stressed, a book you find relaxing, or a book where the characters have to relax to relieve tension or stress
April 28: Kiss Your Mate Day/Great Poetry Reading Day: Read a book with characters kissing on the cover, a book where a character reads poetry to another in the story, or a book of poetry


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Meg (makeli2) | 959 comments Hi, I'd meant to post sooner than this as I'd enjoyed March challenge so much, but had to finish taxes. =( Back to fun!

Will be reading my April birthstone =)

✔ D - The Deep End (Julie Mulhern) 4/20 ****
✔ I - Indulgence in Death (J D Robb) 4/22 ****
✔ A - Antiques Frame (Barbara Allen) 4/23 ****
✔ M - Murder on Sugar Creek 4/30 3.5***
✔ O - Organized Murder (Lynda Wilcox) 4/16****
✔ N - No Room for Error (Julie Moffett) 4/25 ****
✔ D - Death at a Diner 4/29 ***

The Deep End (The Country Club Murders #1) by Julie Mulhern Indulgence in Death (In Death, #31) by J.D. Robb Antiques Frame (A Trash 'n' Treasures Mystery #11) by Barbara Allan Murder on Sugar Creek (Maggie Morgan #1) by Michelle Goff Organized Murder (Verity Long Mysteries #2) by Lynda Wilcox No Room for Error (Lexi Carmichael Mystery, #7) by Julie Moffett Death at a Diner (A Murder in Milburn #1) by Nancy McGovern

♘Foreman Trea's Letter of the Month: O: Read as many books as you can that have a title that starts with the letter of the month or the author's first or last name starts with the letter of the month.

One Tequila (Tricia O'Malley) 4/6 ****

One Tequila (Althea Rose Mystery, #1) by Tricia O'Malley

✔ Read a book published in the month of April in any year.
Heather Webber - Trouble in Bloom 4/15 ****
Trouble in Bloom (Nina Quinn, #4) by Heather Webber

♘Read a book with a Sweet Pea or a daisy on the cover

♘Pick a Theme in the "What's So Great About April?" section and read as many books as you can that fit that theme:

National Humor Month: Read a book you think is funny

✔ Janet Evanovich - Two for the Dough 4/4 *****
✔ Maddie Hunter - Dutch Me Deadly 4/10 ****
✔ Michael Bond - Monsieur Pamplemousse 4/17 ****

Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum, #2) by Janet Evanovich Dutch Me Deadly (Passport to Peril, #7) by Maddy Hunter Monsieur Pamplemousse (Monsieur Pamplemousse Series) by Michael Bond

Lawn and Garden Month: Read a book where someone likes gardening or landscaping, or that has a picture of a beautiful garden or well-manicured lawn on the cover
International Guitar Month: Read a book that has a guitar on the cover
Library Week: Read a book you checked out from the library
Read a Road Map Week: Read a book with a character that has to read a road map while on a road trip
National Karaoke Week: Read a book where a character participates or attends a Karaoke event
April 3rd: World Party Day: Read a book where someone attends or hosts a party
April 14: Look Up at the Sky Day: Read a book with the sky pictured on the cover
April 16: National Stress Awareness Day: Read a book that really stresses you out, a book where the characters are very stressed, a book you find relaxing, or a book where the characters have to relax to relieve tension or stress
April 28: Kiss Your Mate Day/Great Poetry Reading Day: Read a book with characters kissing on the cover, a book where a character reads poetry to another in the story, or a book of poetry


message 20: by Frankie (last edited Apr 26, 2018 10:57AM) (new)

Frankie Johnson | 53 comments April TCF Monthly Challenge
Duration: April 1st to April 30th, 2018
Completed: 11/11 Finished!!
C:Claim by Megan O'Brien 4/11
H:Hopelessly Devoted by Bink Cummings 4/08
I:Iron Princess by Meghan March 4/26
C:Cake by Carmen Jenner 4/17
K:Kinda Don’t Care by Lani Lynn Vale 4/09
Claim (Talon Security Book 2) by Megan O'Brien Hopelessly Devoted (Sacred Sinners MC- Texas Chapter #3) by Bink Cummings Iron Princess (Savage Trilogy, #2) by Meghan March Cake by Carmen Jenner Kinda Don’t Care (Simple Man, #1) by Lani Lynn Vale
E:Endorsed by Marni Mann 4/17
A:Author Anonymous by E.K. Blair 4/13
S:Something So Right by Natasha Madison 4/05
T:A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole 4/02
E:Empires and Kings by A.C. Bextor 4/19
R:The Right Direction by Kathy Coopmans 4/01
Endorsed by Marni Mann Author Anonymous by E.K. Blair Something So Right (Something So, #1) by Natasha Madison A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole Empires and Kings (Mafia, #1) by A.C. Bextor The Right Direction (Sweet Sin, #1) by Kathy Coopmans


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LaurLa | 2632 comments Challenge complete! Thanks for hosting :-)
Original post: My TCF Monthly Challenge (msg 12)


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Cindy III | 331 comments Message 14 finished 7/7


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Erica | 980 comments Message 11 - I finished 5/6. Ran out of time to do the last item.


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⚜️Trea (duskrider3740) | 4390 comments Mod
Erica wrote: "Message 11 - I finished 5/6. Ran out of time to do the last item."

Cindy III wrote: "Message 14 finished 7/7"

LaurLa wrote: "Challenge complete! Thanks for hosting :-)
Original post: My TCF Monthly Challenge (msg 12)"


Congrats, ladies!


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JoAnne (joannemwct) | 2449 comments Finished on post #7
Read 13 books - didn't complete 2 spellouts but read 5 books in tasks


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⚜️Trea (duskrider3740) | 4390 comments Mod
JoAnne wrote: "Finished on post #7
Read 13 books - didn't complete 2 spellouts but read 5 books in tasks"


Congrats!


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Denise (destiny_chan) | 5838 comments Mod
Finished, post #3, 11/11.


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Cindy III | 331 comments message 14, finished 7/7


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⚜️Trea (duskrider3740) | 4390 comments Mod
Cindy III wrote: "message 14, finished 7/7"

Denise wrote: "Finished, post #3, 11/11."

Congrats, Ladies!


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Beth | 371 comments Finished, post 16!

Made my 15 goal.

I had started a few other spell-it-outs, but since I didn't get all the letters, I guess I shouldn't add them.

Thanks again Trea for a fun challenge!


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⚜️Trea (duskrider3740) | 4390 comments Mod
Beth wrote: "Finished, post 16!

Made my 15 goal.

I had started a few other spell-it-outs, but since I didn't get all the letters, I guess I shouldn't add them.

Thanks again Trea for a fun challenge!"


Congrats!


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