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message 1: by Jan, Moderator (last edited Jun 09, 2018 08:41AM) (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Madrid Spell Out
April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018

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Choose one or more of the below words to spell out this month. You can use any of the following to complete a letter:
1. First letter of the Book's title (Use or Ignore A, An or The)
2. First letter of the Author's first or last name
3. First letter of a Main Character's first or last name

Challenge Rules: All forms of books are accepted as long as they are 100 pages or more. When posting updates of completed books, please include a link to the title and author’s name, along with the date you finished reading the book. When you have finished the challenge, please copy and paste your entire challenge and re-post in a new message, letting us know it is completed.

Words to Choose From
Spain
Madrid
Golden
Art
Triangle
Puerta
Sol
Royal
Palace
Bullfighting
Museum
Tablaos
Flamenco
Sobrino
Botin


message 2: by Jan, Moderator (last edited Jul 25, 2018 07:39AM) (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Participants

Allie ~ Done
Amanda A ~ Done
Bev(baglady) ~ Done
Book Concierge ~ Done
Chrystal ~ Done
Connie ~ Done
Jan ~ Done
jingles ~ Done
Kathryn ~ Done
Marina ~ Done
~Michelle~ Done
Olivermagnus ~ Done
Sam ~ Done


message 3: by Jan, Moderator (last edited Apr 24, 2018 02:04PM) (new)

Jan | 12578 comments My Spot :)

Madrid Spell Out
April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018
6/6

M - Maddison from: The Pajama Frame by Diane Vallere 4/6/18****
A - The Simplicity of Cider by Amy E. Reichert 4/11/18****
D - The Decorator Who Knew Too Much by Diane Vallere 4/3/18***
R - Revelation by C.J. Sansom 4/20/18*****
I - I Don't Know What to Believe: Making Spiritual Peace with Your Religion by Ben Kamin 4/18/18**
D - Murder is Elementary by Diane Weiner 4/9/18**

The Pajama Frame (A Madison Night Mystery Book 5) by Diane Vallere The Simplicity of Cider by Amy E. Reichert The Decorator Who Knew Too Much (A Madison Night Mystery Book 4) by Diane Vallere Revelation (Matthew Shardlake, #4) by C.J. Sansom I Don't Know What to Believe Making Spiritual Peace with Your Religion by Ben Kamin Murder is Elementary (Susan Wiles Schoolhouse Mystery #1) by Diane Weiner


message 4: by Connie N. (last edited Jun 02, 2018 11:33AM) (new)

Connie N. | 453 comments I'll stick with my usual MO and spell out the city. Luckily this month's is shorter so perhaps I can get caught up.

Madrid Spell Out
Timeframe: 4/1/18 to 4/30/18
6/6

M - Author Susan Mallery - Summer Nights - 4/11/18 ♥♥♥♥
A - Author Anne George - Murder Runs in the Family - 4/10/18 ♥♥♥♥
D - Author Darynda Jones - The Curse of Tenth Grave - 4/29/18 ♥♥♥♥
R - Risk It by Jennifer Chance - 4/2/18 ♥♥♥
I - Indiscreet by Kasey Michaels - 4/16/18 ♥♥♥♥
D - Death by the Dozen by Jenn McKinlay - 5/25/18 ♥♥♥♥

Summer Nights (Fool's Gold, #8) by Susan Mallery Murder Runs in the Family (Southern Sisters, #3) by Anne George The Curse of Tenth Grave (Charley Davidson, #10) by Darynda Jones Risk It (Rule Breakers, #4) by Jennifer Chance Indiscreet (London Friends, #1) by Kasey Michaels Death by the Dozen (Cupcake Bakery Mystery, #3) by Jenn McKinlay

****CHALLENGE COMPLETE 5/25/18*****


message 5: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Good luck Connie!!


message 6: by ~Michelle~ (last edited May 16, 2018 10:34AM) (new)

~Michelle~ (mlundy5) | 113 comments Madrid Spell Out
April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018
Completed: 6/6



M ~ Murder on Astor Place by Victoria Thompson 4-2-2018 | 3*
A ~ Aldous Huxley | Brave New World 4-5-2018 | 3*
D ~ Sarah Dessen | The Truth About Forever 4-1-2018 | 3*
R ~ Veronica Rossi | Under the Never Sky 4-9-2018 | 3*
I ~ Ilona Andrews | Magic Strikes 5-16-2018 | 4*
D ~ Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay 4-2-2018 | 4*


message 7: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Welcome Michelle!


message 9: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Have fun Amanda!


message 10: by Marina H (last edited Apr 24, 2018 01:09PM) (new)

Marina H | 327 comments Madrid Spell Out
Date: April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018
Completed: 8/8

F: Før faldet by Noah Hawley 06/04/18
L: Leonie from Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward 12/04/18
A: Agatha Christie - Death in the Clouds 06/04/18
M: Morton, Kate - Huset ved Riverton 04/04/18
E: Erica from Ulykkesfuglen by Camilla Läckberg 16/04/18
N: Noah, Trevor - Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood0 2/04/18
C: Cathy from Mørke afkroge by Elizabeth Haynes 14/04/18
O: Offred from The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood 24/04/18


message 11: by jingles (last edited May 21, 2018 10:43AM) (new)

jingles | 227 comments WC: Madrid Spell Out
Date: 04/01/18 - 04/30/18
6/6 Completed

Challenge Link: WC: Madrid Spell Out

✔1. M = Mallery, Susan|Straight from the Hip|04.08.18|★★★
✔2. A = Alcott, Kate|The Hollywood Daughter|04.20.18|★★
✔3. D = David Sheff|Beautiful Boy|04.04.18|★★
✔4. R = The Ripper's Shadow|Laura Joh Rowland|04.18.18|★
✔5. I = Into the Water|Paula Hawkins|04.12.18|★★★
✔6. D = David Grann|Killers of the Flower Moon|05.12.18|★★★★
Straight from the Hip (Lone Star Sisters, #3) by Susan Mallery The Hollywood Daughter by Kate Alcott Beautiful Boy A Father's Journey through His Son's Meth Addiction by David Sheff The Ripper's Shadow (Victorian Mystery #1) by Laura Joh Rowland Into the Water by Paula Hawkins Killers of the Flower Moon Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

☀☀♡☀♡☀☀♡☀♡☀♡☀☀♡☀CHALLENGE COMPLETED 05/12/18☀♡☀☀♡☀♡☀♡☀☀♡☀♡☀☀


message 12: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Have fun Marina & jingles!


message 13: by Olivermagnus (last edited May 13, 2018 12:18PM) (new)

 Olivermagnus (lynda214) | 612 comments Madrid Spell Out
Date: April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018

8
of 8 Complete

F - Frozen Stiff - Patrick Logan - 4/12/18
L - Look For Me - Lisa Gardner - 4/15/18
A - Alafair Burke - Long Gone - 4/14/18
M - Munich - Robert Harris - 4/3/18
E - Erica Spindler - In Silence - 4/29/18
N - Nora Roberts - Blue Smoke - 4/3/18
C - Celebrity in Death - J.D. Robb - 4/6/18
O - Overseas - Beatriz Williams - 4/28/18


message 14: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Welcome Lynda!


message 15: by Book Concierge (last edited May 03, 2018 08:24PM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 1320 comments Madrid S*P*E*L*L Challenge
Begins: 01Apr18 / Ends: 30Apr18


6 / 6 completed

Palace
P - Peter Ferry / Old Heart ✔ - 05Apr18
A - Alexander McCall Smith / Trains and Lovers ✔ – 04Apr18
L - Lucky Jim ✔ – 12Apr18
A - At the Water's Edge ✔ - 17Apr18
C - Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney / The Nest ✔ – 01Apr18
E - ENGER, Leif / So Brave, Young and Handsome ✔ – 10Apr18
.


message 16: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Have fun BC!


message 18: by Allie (last edited May 16, 2018 06:13PM) (new)

Allie | 940 comments A 3 letter word?! Perhaps I can actually finish this month!! 😅

Madrid Spell Out

A - The Austere Academy 5/16/18
R - The Raven Boys 4/27/18
T - Tess Gerritsen (The Surgeon) 4/24/18


message 19: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments LOL...good luck Bev & Allie ;)


message 20: by Chrystal (last edited Jun 20, 2018 05:07PM) (new)

Chrystal | 145 comments I am with Allie, maybe a 3 letter word I can get in a month :D

Madrid Spell Out
April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018
3/3

S Sharon Creech ( Walk Two Moons ) finished 4/13/18
O The Orphan King by Sigmund Brouwer finished 4/26/18
L The Last Gargoyle by Paul Durham finished 5/28/18


message 21: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments LOL...go for it Chrystal!!


message 22: by Kathryn (last edited May 01, 2018 07:21PM) (new)

Kathryn (an80slady6886) | 535 comments Not sure which of these words I want to do. Maybe even both! Yeah, right!

WC: Madrid Spell Out
Date: 04/01/18 - 04/30/18
3/3


Alex Bailey in Beyond the Kingdoms (The Land of Stories, #4) by Chris Colfer Chris Colfer 4/27/18
R Rosanne Bittner Do Not Forsake Me (Outlaw Hearts, #2) by Rosanne Bittner 4/18/18
T Lauren Tarshis I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 by Lauren Tarshis 4/8/18


message 23: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Sounds good Kathryn! Have fun :)


message 25: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments You did great Amanda!!


message 26: by Marina H (new)

Marina H | 327 comments And done 😊

Madrid Spell Out
Date: April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018
Completed: 8/8

F: Før faldet by Noah Hawley 06/04/18
L: Leonie from Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward 12/04/18
A: Agatha Christie - Death in the Clouds 06/04/18
M: Morton, Kate - Huset ved Riverton 04/04/18
E: Erica from Ulykkesfuglen by Camilla Läckberg 16/04/18
N: Noah, Trevor - Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood0 2/04/18
C: Cathy from Mørke afkroge by Elizabeth Haynes 14/04/18
O: Offred from The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood 24/04/18


message 27: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Terrific job Marina!!


message 28: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments I'm all done too!!

Madrid Spell Out
April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018
6/6

M - Maddison from: The Pajama Frame by Diane Vallere 4/6/18****
A - The Simplicity of Cider by Amy E. Reichert 4/11/18****
D - The Decorator Who Knew Too Much by Diane Vallere 4/3/18***
R - Revelation by C.J. Sansom 4/20/18*****
I - I Don't Know What to Believe: Making Spiritual Peace with Your Religion by Ben Kamin 4/18/18**
D - Murder is Elementary by Diane Weiner 4/9/18**

The Pajama Frame (A Madison Night Mystery Book 5) by Diane Vallere The Simplicity of Cider by Amy E. Reichert The Decorator Who Knew Too Much (A Madison Night Mystery Book 4) by Diane Vallere Revelation (Matthew Shardlake, #4) by C.J. Sansom I Don't Know What to Believe Making Spiritual Peace with Your Religion by Ben Kamin Murder is Elementary (Susan Wiles Schoolhouse Mystery #1) by Diane Weiner


message 30: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Way to go Bev!!


message 31: by Kathryn (new)

Kathryn (an80slady6886) | 535 comments Finished!

WC: Madrid Spell Out
Date: 04/01/18 - 04/30/18
3/3


Alex Bailey in Beyond the Kingdoms (The Land of Stories, #4) by Chris Colfer Chris Colfer 4/27/18
R Rosanne Bittner Do Not Forsake Me (Outlaw Hearts, #2) by Rosanne Bittner 4/18/18
T Lauren Tarshis I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 by Lauren Tarshis 4/8/18


message 32: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Great job Kathryn!!


message 33: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 1320 comments Update message # 15 - Challenge completed - 17Apr18


Madrid S*P*E*L*L Challenge
Begins: 01Apr18 / Ends: 30Apr18


6 / 6 completed

Palace
P - Peter Ferry / Old Heart ✔ - 05Apr18
A - Alexander McCall Smith / Trains and Lovers ✔ – 04Apr18
L - Lucky Jim ✔ – 12Apr18
A - At the Water's Edge ✔ - 17Apr18
C - Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney / The Nest ✔ – 01Apr18
E - ENGER, Leif / So Brave, Young and Handsome ✔ – 10Apr18


message 34: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Way to go BC!!


message 35: by Allie (last edited May 09, 2018 05:33PM) (new)

Allie | 940 comments Guess who still hasn’t finished her 3 LETTER WIRD for April yet?...this girl right here!!!


message 36: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments LOL...April just whizzed by Allie!


message 37: by Olivermagnus (new)

 Olivermagnus (lynda214) | 612 comments I forgot my update!

~~~ Completed ~~~

Madrid Spell Out
Date: April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018

8
of 8 Complete

F - Frozen Stiff - Patrick Logan - 4/12/18
L - Look For Me - Lisa Gardner - 4/15/18
A - Alafair Burke - Long Gone - 4/14/18
M - Munich - Robert Harris - 4/3/18
E - Erica Spindler - In Silence - 4/29/18
N - Nora Roberts - Blue Smoke - 4/3/18
C - Celebrity in Death - J.D. Robb - 4/6/18
O - Overseas - Beatriz Williams - 4/28/18


message 38: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Nice job Lynda!!


message 39: by ~Michelle~ (new)

~Michelle~ (mlundy5) | 113 comments Done :)


Madrid Spell Out
April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018
Completed: 6/6



M ~ Murder on Astor Place by Victoria Thompson 4-2-2018 | 3*
A ~ Aldous Huxley | Brave New World 4-5-2018 | 3*
D ~ Sarah Dessen | The Truth About Forever 4-1-2018 | 3*
R ~ Veronica Rossi | Under the Never Sky 4-9-2018 | 3*
I ~ Ilona Andrews | Magic Strikes 5-16-2018 | 4*
D ~ Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay 4-2-2018 | 4*


message 40: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Way to go Michelle!


message 41: by Allie (new)

Allie | 940 comments 16 days later but I finished! (Which to be honest, is kind of a record for me!)

A - The Austere Academy 5/16/18
R - The Raven Boys 4/27/18
T - Tess Gerritsen (The Surgeon) 4/24/18


message 42: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Whoo-hoo!! Good for you Allie :)


message 43: by jingles (new)

jingles | 227 comments I'm all done. Thank you for a fun challenge, Jan!


WC: Madrid Spell Out
Date: 04/01/18 - 04/30/18
6/6 Completed

Challenge Link: WC: Madrid Spell Out

✔1. M = Mallery, Susan|Straight from the Hip|04.08.18|★★★
✔2. A = Alcott, Kate|The Hollywood Daughter|04.20.18|★★
✔3. D = David Sheff|Beautiful Boy|04.04.18|★★
✔4. R = The Ripper's Shadow|Laura Joh Rowland|04.18.18|★
✔5. I = Into the Water|Paula Hawkins|04.12.18|★★★
✔6. D = David Grann|Killers of the Flower Moon|05.12.18|★★★★
Straight from the Hip (Lone Star Sisters, #3) by Susan Mallery The Hollywood Daughter by Kate Alcott Beautiful Boy A Father's Journey through His Son's Meth Addiction by David Sheff The Ripper's Shadow (Victorian Mystery #1) by Laura Joh Rowland Into the Water by Paula Hawkins Killers of the Flower Moon Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

☀☀♡☀♡☀☀♡☀♡☀♡☀☀♡☀CHALLENGE COMPLETED 05/12/18☀♡☀☀♡☀♡☀♡☀☀♡☀♡☀☀


message 44: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Fantastic job jingles!!


message 45: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 453 comments All done with Madrid--a little late!

Madrid Spell Out
Timeframe: 4/1/18 to 4/30/18
6/6

M - Author Susan Mallery - Summer Nights - 4/11/18 ♥♥♥♥
A - Author Anne George - Murder Runs in the Family - 4/10/18 ♥♥♥♥
D - Author Darynda Jones - The Curse of Tenth Grave - 4/29/18 ♥♥♥♥
R - Risk It by Jennifer Chance - 4/2/18 ♥♥♥
I - Indiscreet by Kasey Michaels - 4/16/18 ♥♥♥♥
D - Death by the Dozen by Jenn McKinlay - 5/25/18 ♥♥♥♥

Summer Nights (Fool's Gold, #8) by Susan Mallery Murder Runs in the Family (Southern Sisters, #3) by Anne George The Curse of Tenth Grave (Charley Davidson, #10) by Darynda Jones Risk It (Rule Breakers, #4) by Jennifer Chance Indiscreet (London Friends, #1) by Kasey Michaels Death by the Dozen (Cupcake Bakery Mystery, #3) by Jenn McKinlay

****CHALLENGE COMPLETE 5/25/18*****


message 46: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments No worries - nice job Connie!!


message 47: by Sam (last edited Jul 24, 2018 11:22PM) (new)

Sam | 202 comments Madrid Spell Out
Duration: 6/4/18-7/21/18

Madrid

M: MindMage- Connie Suttle- 7/10/18
A: Anne of Avonlea- L.M. Montgomery- 6/20/18
D: Dark Descendant- Jenna Black- 7/8/18
R: Rock Chick Revolution- Kristen Ashley- 7/12/18
I: Iron and Magic- Ilona Andrews- 6/26/18
D: Demon Driven- John Conroe- 7/21/18


message 48: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Have fun Sam!


message 49: by Chrystal (new)

Chrystal | 145 comments done

Madrid Spell Out
April 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018
3/3

S Sharon Creech ( Walk Two Moons ) finished 4/13/18
O The Orphan King by Sigmund Brouwer finished 4/26/18
L The Last Gargoyle by Paul Durham finished 5/28/18


message 50: by Jan, Moderator (new)

Jan | 12578 comments Nice job Chrystal :)


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