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message 1: by JoAnne (last edited Apr 27, 2018 06:06AM) (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
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This challenge was originally posted by Dawn (Kat N Hat) in October 2011.

A monthly challenge to help you reduce your "to be read" list.

Rules:
Any genre is fine.
No re-reads.
No page minimum.
Please post a partial list of the challenge when you sign up.
Please post a link to the book and the date you finished reading.
Please repost your entire challenge when finished to get your badge.

Clean It Out
Duration: May 1- May 31, 2018

TASKS:

1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added (oldest to newest). Read one book from the first 20 books.

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished.

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read.

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X)

5. Read one free book from your e-reader. (If you do not have an e-reader, read a book that has been on your TBR for more than a year).


message 2: by JoAnne (last edited Jun 01, 2018 01:54PM) (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Participants:


Agnieszka FINISHED

Aminko

Angie FINISHED

Candy FINISHED

Daniel

Hannah FINISHED

Holli

Jennifer - Mes 3 FINISHED

Jennifer - Mes 6 FINISHED

Jessica FINISHED

Joann FINISHED

Katherine

Sandra FINISHED

Suzanne FINISHED

Tanya FINISHED


message 3: by Jennifer (last edited May 31, 2018 05:50AM) (new)

Jennifer Barstad (maidenoflight) Clean It Out
Duration: May 1- May 31, 2018

TASKS:
1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added (oldest to newest). Read one book from the first 20 books. The Westing Game

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished.
Pippi Goes on Board

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X)
X

5. Read one free book from your e-reader. Love, Laughter, and Murder Ever After May 3


message 4: by Hannah (last edited Jun 01, 2018 09:43AM) (new)

Hannah (bookwormhannah) | 299 comments I'm in!

Clean It Out
Duration: May 1- May 31, 2018

TASKS:
1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added (oldest to newest). Read one book from the first 20 books.
Only Susan by Emma Marshall , Emma Marshall, 5/25/18
It's not from the oldest 20, but I've owned it for six years, so I'm counting it.

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished.
Long Time Gone (The Cimarron Legacy, #2) by Mary Connealy , Mary Connealy, 5/17/18 #2 in series

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read.
Heart's Content by Ralph Henry Barbour , Ralph Henry Barbour, 5/27/18

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X)
Flood Zone (Stormswept, #3) by Dana Mentink , Dana Mentink, 5/31/18
Finding a book for a character with a city name for the Wild West challenge. :)

5. Read one free book from your e-reader. (If you do not have an e-reader, read a book that has been on your TBR for more than a year).
Troubled Waters (Montana Rescue #4) by Susan May Warren , Susan May Warren, 5/15/18 free review copy


message 5: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Jennifer and Hannah!


message 6: by Jennifer (last edited May 22, 2018 07:22PM) (new)

Jennifer (jenniferc01) | 40 comments Clean It Out
Duration: May 1- May 31, 2018

TASKS:
1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added (oldest to newest). Read one book from the first 20 books. He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly Erin Kelly 5/9/16

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished. Palace of Mirrors by Margaret Peterson Haddix Margaret Peterson Haddix 5/22/18

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read. Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1) by Tomi Adeyemi Tomi Adeyemi 5/6/18

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X) The Stepmother by Claire Seeber Claire Seeber 5/14/18

5. Read one free book from your e-reader. (If you do not have an e-reader, read a book that has been on your TBR for more than a year). How To Survive Your Sisters by Ellie Campbell Ellie Campbell 5/6/18


message 7: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Jennifer! I linked you as Jennifer - Mes 6.


message 8: by Sandra (last edited May 24, 2018 03:39PM) (new)

Sandra | 1009 comments I'M IN!

1st 20 tbr - Breathless #1 - Claire Adams - 9 MAY
Series started - Written in My Own Heart's Blood - Diana Gabaldon - 8 MAY
Bought not read - Every Waking Moment - Brenda Novak - 24 MAY
Difficult challenge - xo, Zach - Kendall Ryan - 2 MAY
Free ebook - Most Irresistible Guy - Lauren Blakely - 5 MAY

Breathless #1 (Breathless #1) by Claire Adams Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander, #8) by Diana Gabaldon Every Waking Moment by Brenda Novak xo, Zach by Kendall Ryan Most Irresistible Guy (Most Valuable Playboy, #0.5) by Lauren Blakely


message 9: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Sandra!


message 10: by Joann (last edited May 28, 2018 07:31AM) (new)

Joann | 1299 comments First 20 Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier - 5/11/18
Series started The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches - Alan Bradley - 5/3/18
Own Last Bus to Woodstock - Colin Dexter - 5/12/18
Difficult challenge Zorba the Greek - Nikos Kazantzakis - 5/27/18
Ebook own A Lady in the Smoke: A Victorian Mystery - Karen Odden - 5/5/18


message 11: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Joann!


message 12: by Angie (new)

Angie | 287 comments May Clean It Out
1/5/18 – 31/5/18
0/5


1 – First 20 of oldest added.
2 – Book from on-going series
3 – Bought but not read
4 – Difficult challenge book
5 – Free book or on TBR for over a year.


message 13: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Angie!


message 14: by Suzanne (last edited May 17, 2018 07:22PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 2028 comments The Lost Challenges
May Clean It Out
Duration:
May 1- May 31, 2018

Progress: 5 out of 5

A monthly challenge to help you reduce your "to be read" list.

Clean It Out

TASKS:

1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added (oldest to newest). Read one book from the first 20 books:
My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by P.N. Elrod - ***** - 5/3/2018 - 310 Pages

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished:
On the Edge by Ilona Andrews - ***** - 5/4/2018 - 309 Pages

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read:
Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs - ***** - 5/9/2018 - 308 Pages

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X):
The Quilter's Apprentice by Jennifer Chiaverini - **** - 5/14/2018 - 271 Pages

5. Read one free book from your e-reader. (If you do not have an e-reader, read a book that has been on your TBR for more than a year).
The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole - *** - 5/16/2018 - 125 Pages

My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by P.N. Elrod On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews Burn Bright (Alpha & Omega, #5; Mercy Thompson World - Complete, #15) by Patricia Briggs The Quilter's Apprentice (Elm Creek Quilts, #1) by Jennifer Chiaverini The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole

Rules:
Any genre is fine.
No re-reads.
No page minimum.
Please post a partial list of the challenge when you sign up.
Please post a link to the book and the date you finished reading.
Please repost your entire challenge when finished to get your badge.


message 15: by Candy (last edited May 31, 2018 06:41PM) (new)

Candy | 66 comments Completed

Clean It Out
Duration: May 1- May 31, 2018

5/5

TASKS:
1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added (oldest to newest). Read one book from the first 20 books. City of Fallen Angels - 5/26

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished.
Lumberjanes, Vol. 2: Friendship to the Max - 5/31

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read.
Unbury Carol - 5/24

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X)
Undead Girl Gang - 5/3

5. Read one free book from your e-reader. (If you do not have an e-reader, read a book that has been on your TBR for more than a year).
The House Swap - 5/13

City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4) by Cassandra Clare Lumberjanes, Vol. 2 Friendship to the Max by Noelle Stevenson Unbury Carol by Josh Malerman Undead Girl Gang by Lily Anderson The House Swap by Rebecca Fleet


message 16: by Daniel (last edited May 01, 2018 03:30PM) (new)

Daniel Hanson-Brown (dozerpup711) | 2465 comments May Clean It Out
Duration: May 1- May 31, 2018

TASKS:
1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added (oldest to newest). Read one book from the first 20 books.

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished.

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read.

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X)

5. Read one free book from your e-reader. (If you do not have an e-reader, read a book that has been on your TBR for more than a year).


message 17: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Suzanne, Candy and Daniel!


message 18: by Katherine (last edited Jun 04, 2018 11:22AM) (new)

Katherine | 220 comments May Clean It Out

1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added. Read one book from the first 20 books.
How To Ride A Dragon's Storm (How to Train Your Dragon, #7) by Cressida Cowell 10/5/18 ★★★

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished.
How to Break a Dragon's Heart (How to Train Your Dragon, #8) by Cressida Cowell 23/5/18 ★★★★

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read.
As Old As Time (Twisted Tales, #3) by Liz Braswell 24/5/18 ★★★★★

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X)
P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahern 9/5/18 ★★★

5. Read one free book from your e-reader.
Someone Else's Fairytale (Someone Else's Fairytale, #1) by E.M. Tippetts 11/5/18 ★★


message 19: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Katherine!


message 20: by Holli (new)

Holli | 87 comments Clean It Out
Duration: May 1- May 31, 2018


TASKS:
1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added (oldest to newest). Read one book from the first 20 books.

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished.

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read.

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X)

5. Read one free book from your e-reader. (If you do not have an e-reader, read a book that has been on your TBR for more than a year).


message 21: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Holli!


message 22: by Agnieszka (last edited Jun 01, 2018 12:55PM) (new)

Agnieszka (agnieszka7) | 574 comments I'm in again :-)

May Clean It Out
Duration:
5/1/18 - 5/31/18
Completed: 6/6 tasks (29 books)
no re-reads

1. Read something shelved (or bought if now added to GR yet) until end of May 2015
TBR 1/27/15 Mord ist auch eine Lösung (Honey Driver ermittelt, #5) by J.G. Goodhind = Deadly Lampshades (Honey Driver Mystery, #5) by J.G. Goodhind 3*
TBR 12/31/14 (my very first day on GR): Erbarmen (Sonderdezernat Q, #1) by Jussi Adler-Olsen = The Keeper of Lost Causes (Department Q, #1) by Jussi Adler-Olsen 3* / Kidnapped by Dee Henderson 4*
Unlocked / Unending Devotion / The Prayer Box / The Innocent

2. Read one book from a series I have started and not finished (only the first book I read this month from a series and not the very first in the series): One Night with her Roommate (One Night novellas, #5) by Noelle Adams 4* / Wild Ride (Black Knights Inc., #9) by Julie Ann Walker 5* / Der Vollstrecker (Robert Hunter, #2) by Chris Carter = The Executioner (Robert Hunter, #2) by Chris Carter 3* / Hals über Kopf by Kathy Reichs = Break No Bones (Temperance Brennan, #9) by Kathy Reichs 3*

3. Read one book that I have already bought: Too Hard to Handle by Julie Ann Walker 4* / The Kill Room by Jeffery Deaver 5* / Bedding the Bachelors Boxed Set - Books 1-3 (Bedding the Bachelors, #1-3) by Virna DePaul 4*

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge: Das Mädchen aus Brooklyn by Guillaume Musso * 6* (translated from French) / Wenn der Wind singt (Trilogie der Ratte #1) by Haruki Murakami = Hear the Wind Sing (The Rat, #1) by Haruki Murakami 3* (translated from Japanese) / Weihnachten in Russland Der Audiobuch-Adventskalender by Fyodor Dostoyevsky ** 3* (translated from Russian) / Weihnachten mit Nora Roberts (Nie mehr allein / Zauber einer Winternacht / Wünsche werden wahr / Das schönste Geschenk) by Nora Roberts 3* (fire place on cover) / Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline 5* (set in the 1920s/1930s) / Unmasked Passion 3* (sorry no cover :-( - U title)
lit. translations:
* The Girl From Brooklyn
** Christmas in Russia: The Audio Advent Calendar

5. Read a freebie (novella) from my Kindle/iBooks: Lethal Homecoming (Tanner Hollow #1) by Lynette Eason 3* / The Kiss That Changed My Life by Peter 9 Bowman 2* / Stim by Kevin Berry 5* / Explicit by Roxy Sloane 6* / Naughty Boss (Steamy Coffee Collection, #1) by Whitney G. 4* / Falling for Her Brother's Best Friend (Tea for Two, #1) by Noelle Adams 4* / The Crossing Places (Ruth Galloway, #1) by Elly Griffiths 3* / A Night With Mr. Darcy A Pride and Prejudice Erotic Tale (Passion & Fidelity Book 1) by Mary Higgens 0* / No Such Thing As A Secret (No Such Thing As...A Brandy Alexander Mystery #1) by Shelly Fredman 4* / Take A Risk (Risqué #1) by Scarlett Finn 4*

6. Read a non-fiction book: Das kann weg! Loslassen - Aufräumen - Freiräume schaffen by Rita Pohle * 3* / I łzy zmienią się w diamenty by Rosemarie Claussen ** 4* / Why Does God Allow Suffering? by Greg Laurie 3*
* lit. translation: Away With It!: Letting Go - Tyiding Up - Creating Free Space (or Expansion Space or Freedom - Freiraum has several meanings)
** English title: Tears Turn To Diamonds


message 23: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Agnieszka!


message 24: by Aminko (last edited May 26, 2018 06:31AM) (new)

Aminko | 132 comments Clean It Out Challenge
Duration: May 1 to 31, 2018

Progress: 2/5


1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added (oldest to newest). Read one book from the first 20 books.
Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1) by Patricia Briggs

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished.
Bare Bones (Temperance Brennan #6) by Kathy Reichs

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read.
Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein (11/5/2018)

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X still)
You're Dangerous (How to Tame a Heartbreaker, #1) by Casey McMillin (20/5/2018)

5. Read one free book from your e-reader. (If you do not have an e-reader, read a book that has been on your TBR for more than a year).
The Casual Rule (The Casual Rule, #1) by A.C. Netzel


message 25: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Aminko!


message 26: by Tanya (last edited May 30, 2018 01:46AM) (new)

Tanya | 38 comments Completed!
May Clean It Out
May 1st-May 31st
Completed: 5/5

I will try this one, thank you.

TASKS:

1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added (oldest to newest). Read one book from the first 20 books.
The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie 05/25/18 ****

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished.
Irresistible SEAL Book 3 by Amanda Heartley 05/29/19 ***

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read.
Dressed for Death by Donna Leon 05/23/18 ***

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X)
Undead and Unwed by MaryJanice Davidson 05/11/18 ****

5. Read one free book from your e-reader. (If you do not have an e-reader, read a book that has been on your TBR for more than a year).
Brown Bag Murder by Evalynne Shaw 05/16/18 ***


message 27: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Tanya!


message 28: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 2028 comments Finished!!

Progress: 5 out of 5

TASKS:

1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added (oldest to newest). Read one book from the first 20 books:
My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by P.N. Elrod - ***** - 5/3/2018 - 310 Pages

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished:
On the Edge by Ilona Andrews - ***** - 5/4/2018 - 309 Pages

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read:
Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs - ***** - 5/9/2018 - 308 Pages

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X):
The Quilter's Apprentice by Jennifer Chiaverini - **** - 5/14/2018 - 271 Pages

5. Read one free book from your e-reader. (If you do not have an e-reader, read a book that has been on your TBR for more than a year).
The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole - *** - 5/16/2018 - 125 Pages

My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by P.N. Elrod On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews Burn Bright (Alpha & Omega, #5; Mercy Thompson World - Complete, #15) by Patricia Briggs The Quilter's Apprentice (Elm Creek Quilts, #1) by Jennifer Chiaverini The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole


message 29: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
WOOHOO Suzanne!


message 30: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer (jenniferc01) | 40 comments Finished

Clean It Out
Duration: May 1- May 31, 2018

TASKS:
1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added (oldest to newest). Read one book from the first 20 books. He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly Erin Kelly 5/9/16

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished. Palace of Mirrors by Margaret Peterson Haddix Margaret Peterson Haddix 5/22/18

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read. Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1) by Tomi Adeyemi Tomi Adeyemi 5/6/18

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X) The Stepmother by Claire Seeber Claire Seeber 5/14/18

5. Read one free book from your e-reader. (If you do not have an e-reader, read a book that has been on your TBR for more than a year). How To Survive Your Sisters by Ellie Campbell Ellie Campbell 5/6/18


message 31: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
WOOHOO Jennifer!


message 32: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 1009 comments FINISHED!

1st 20 tbr - Breathless #1 - Claire Adams - 9 MAY
Series started - Written in My Own Heart's Blood - Diana Gabaldon - 8 MAY
Bought not read - Every Waking Moment - Brenda Novak - 24 MAY
Difficult challenge - xo, Zach - Kendall Ryan - 2 MAY
Free ebook - Most Irresistible Guy - Lauren Blakely - 5 MAY

Breathless #1 (Breathless #1) by Claire Adams Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander, #8) by Diana Gabaldon Every Waking Moment by Brenda Novak xo, Zach by Kendall Ryan Most Irresistible Guy (Most Valuable Playboy, #0.5) by Lauren Blakely


message 33: by Jessica (last edited May 24, 2018 10:02PM) (new)

Jessica | 39 comments Finished
1 - Before I Fall - May 25
2 - Replica - May 22
3 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - May 17
4 - The Queen - May 17
5 - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - May 21


message 34: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
WOOHOO Sandra and Jessica!


message 35: by Joann (new)

Joann | 1299 comments done!

First 20 Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier - 5/11/18
Series started The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches - Alan Bradley - 5/3/18
Own Last Bus to Woodstock - Colin Dexter - 5/12/18
Difficult challenge Zorba the Greek - Nikos Kazantzakis - 5/27/18
Ebook own A Lady in the Smoke: A Victorian Mystery - Karen Odden - 5/5/18


message 36: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
WOOHOO Joann!


message 37: by Tanya (new)

Tanya | 38 comments Completed!

May Clean It Out
May 1st-May 31st
Completed: 5/5

I will try this one, thank you.

TASKS:

1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added (oldest to newest). Read one book from the first 20 books.
The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie 05/25/18 ****

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished.
Irresistible SEAL Book 3 by Amanda Heartley 05/29/19 ***

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read.
Dressed for Death by Donna Leon 05/23/18 ***

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X)
Undead and Unwed by MaryJanice Davidson 05/11/18 ****

5. Read one free book from your e-reader. (If you do not have an e-reader, read a book that has been on your TBR for more than a year).
Brown Bag Murder by Evalynne Shaw 05/16/18 ***


message 38: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
WOOHOO Tanya!!


message 39: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer Barstad (maidenoflight) Updated msg 3. COMPLETED


message 40: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
WOOHOO Jennifer!


message 41: by Angie (new)

Angie | 287 comments May Clean It Out
1/5/18 – 31/5/18
5/5


1 – Midnight Rescue – Elle Kennedy - 7/5/18
2 – Red Lily – Nora Roberts - 11/5/18
3 – Western Ties - Jayne Rylon & Mari Carr - 9/5/18
4 – Orchid – Jayne Castle - 12/5/18
5 – Running Scared – Shannon K Butcher - 18/5/18


message 42: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
WOOHOO Angie!


message 43: by Candy (new)

Candy | 66 comments Completed

Clean It Out
Duration: May 1- May 31, 2018

5/5

TASKS:
1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added (oldest to newest). Read one book from the first 20 books. City of Fallen Angels - 5/26

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished.
Lumberjanes, Vol. 2: Friendship to the Max - 5/31

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read.
Unbury Carol - 5/24

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X)
Undead Girl Gang - 5/3

5. Read one free book from your e-reader. (If you do not have an e-reader, read a book that has been on your TBR for more than a year).
The House Swap - 5/13

City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4) by Cassandra Clare Lumberjanes, Vol. 2 Friendship to the Max by Noelle Stevenson Unbury Carol by Josh Malerman Undead Girl Gang by Lily Anderson The House Swap by Rebecca Fleet


message 44: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
WOOHOO Candy!


message 45: by Hannah (new)

Hannah (bookwormhannah) | 299 comments I'm finished!

Clean It Out
Duration: May 1- May 31, 2018

TASKS:
1. Set your 'my books' page to sort by date added (oldest to newest). Read one book from the first 20 books.
Only Susan by Emma Marshall , Emma Marshall, 5/25/18
It's not from the oldest 20, but I've owned it for six years, so I'm counting it.

2. Read one book from a series you have started and not finished.
Long Time Gone (The Cimarron Legacy, #2) by Mary Connealy , Mary Connealy, 5/17/18 #2 in series

3. Read one book that you bought but have not yet read.
Heart's Content by Ralph Henry Barbour , Ralph Henry Barbour, 5/27/18

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge. (Like an A-Z challenge that needs Q, U, & X)
Flood Zone (Stormswept, #3) by Dana Mentink , Dana Mentink, 5/31/18
Finding a book for a character with a city name for the Wild West challenge. :)

5. Read one free book from your e-reader. (If you do not have an e-reader, read a book that has been on your TBR for more than a year).
Troubled Waters (Montana Rescue #4) by Susan May Warren , Susan May Warren, 5/15/18 free review copy


message 46: by Agnieszka (new)

Agnieszka (agnieszka7) | 574 comments I'm finished

May Clean It Out
Duration:
5/1/18 - 5/31/18
Completed: 6/6 tasks (29 books)
no re-reads

1. Read something shelved (or bought if now added to GR yet) until end of May 2015
TBR 1/27/15 Mord ist auch eine Lösung (Honey Driver ermittelt, #5) by J.G. Goodhind = Deadly Lampshades (Honey Driver Mystery, #5) by J.G. Goodhind 3*
TBR 12/31/14 (my very first day on GR): Erbarmen (Sonderdezernat Q, #1) by Jussi Adler-Olsen = The Keeper of Lost Causes (Department Q, #1) by Jussi Adler-Olsen 3* / Kidnapped by Dee Henderson 4*

2. Read one book from a series I have started and not finished (only the first book I read this month from a series and not the very first in the series): One Night with her Roommate (One Night novellas, #5) by Noelle Adams 4* / Wild Ride (Black Knights Inc., #9) by Julie Ann Walker 5* / Der Vollstrecker (Robert Hunter, #2) by Chris Carter = The Executioner (Robert Hunter, #2) by Chris Carter 3* / Hals über Kopf by Kathy Reichs = Break No Bones (Temperance Brennan, #9) by Kathy Reichs 3*

3. Read one book that I have already bought: Too Hard to Handle by Julie Ann Walker 4* / The Kill Room by Jeffery Deaver 5* / Bedding the Bachelors Boxed Set - Books 1-3 (Bedding the Bachelors, #1-3) by Virna DePaul 4*

4. Read one book that will help with a difficult challenge: Das Mädchen aus Brooklyn by Guillaume Musso * 6* (translated from French) / Wenn der Wind singt (Trilogie der Ratte #1) by Haruki Murakami = Hear the Wind Sing (The Rat, #1) by Haruki Murakami 3* (translated from Japanese) / Weihnachten in Russland Der Audiobuch-Adventskalender by Fyodor Dostoyevsky ** 3* (translated from Russian) / Weihnachten mit Nora Roberts (Nie mehr allein / Zauber einer Winternacht / Wünsche werden wahr / Das schönste Geschenk) by Nora Roberts 3* (fire place on cover) / Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline 5* (set in the 1920s/1930s) / Unmasked Passion 3* (sorry no cover :-( - U title)
lit. translations:
* The Girl From Brooklyn
** Christmas in Russia: The Audio Advent Calendar

5. Read a freebie (novella) from my Kindle/iBooks: Lethal Homecoming (Tanner Hollow #1) by Lynette Eason 3* / The Kiss That Changed My Life by Peter 9 Bowman 2* / Stim by Kevin Berry 5* / Explicit by Roxy Sloane 6* / Naughty Boss (Steamy Coffee Collection, #1) by Whitney G. 4* / Falling for Her Brother's Best Friend (Tea for Two, #1) by Noelle Adams 4* / The Crossing Places (Ruth Galloway, #1) by Elly Griffiths 3* / A Night With Mr. Darcy A Pride and Prejudice Erotic Tale (Passion & Fidelity Book 1) by Mary Higgens 0* / No Such Thing As A Secret (No Such Thing As...A Brandy Alexander Mystery #1) by Shelly Fredman 4* / Take A Risk (Risqué #1) by Scarlett Finn 4*

6. Read a non-fiction book: Das kann weg! Loslassen - Aufräumen - Freiräume schaffen by Rita Pohle * 3* / I łzy zmienią się w diamenty by Rosemarie Claussen ** 4* / Why Does God Allow Suffering? by Greg Laurie 3*
* lit. translation: Away With It!: Letting Go - Tyiding Up - Creating Free Space (or Expansion Space or Freedom - Freiraum has several meanings)
** English title: Tears Turn To Diamonds


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WOOHOO Hannah and Agnieszka!


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