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message 1: by JoAnne (last edited May 26, 2018 05:21AM) (new)

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I came across a website Art of Manliness the other day and saved it. Challenge Fodder! LOL!!

June Monthly - Manly Skills
Duration: June 1, 2018-June 30, 2018

You may do as many tasks as you wish.
A badge will be awarded for participation.

Here is a list of Manly Skills every man should have.


Tasks:
1. How To Survive A Human Stampede

Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover OR where a character is fleeing from a gun fight OR where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves OR a book that can be considered "trashy" OR a large book (400+ pages).

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover OR where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE OR with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field OR where a character gets a suture (Give us a sentence and page/loc#) OR with a title that begins with S or W.

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled OR with a horse on the cover OR from the Western genre.

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle OR with a white cover OR where a character is trying to balance something - your interpretation.

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book where the characters play cards OR set in Las Vegas OR with a character that is/was in the military.

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father OR with a scene where a clueless guy has to entertain a child or children OR where a child helps in the kitchen.

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book with a river or lake on the cover OR where a character goes fishing OR by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter.

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*Re-reads are allowed.
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(Even if you don't hit the level you were aiming for by the deadline, please re-post your challenge anyway as you may still be eligible for a lower level badge.)

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Jennifer (jhaltenburger) | 785 comments 6/26 -- I'm as done as I'm going to get!

1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book where a character is fleeing from a gun fight The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral--And How It Changed The American West

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a large book (400+ pages). A Great and Terrible Beauty 403 pgs

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE. Not That I Could Tell

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field OR where a character gets a suture (Give us a sentence and page/loc#) OR with a title that begins with S or W. Six Days of Impossible: Navy Seal Hell Week - A Doctor Looks Back meets all the criteria AND the author is a doctor....

5. How to Mount a Horse ******SKIPPED******

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete. Tea, Tiramisu, and Tough Guys -- murder involves people at a gym.

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle. Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage Eleanor's uncle is TR...

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book with a character that is/was in the military. Kill Zone

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father. Mississippi Blood

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter. Campaign Widows Aimee Agresti


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Welcome Jennifer!


message 5: by JoAnne (last edited Jun 19, 2018 12:38PM) (new)

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June Monthly - Manly Skills
Duration: June 1, 2018-June 30, 2018
Read: 10

Tasks:
1. How To Survive A Human Stampede

Read a book where a character goes to a large public event.
Town Meeting A Moment to Love Jennifer Faye 6/8/18

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves.
A Charmed Little Lie Sharla Lovelace 6/7/18

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book where the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.
A Nantucket Wedding Nancy Thayer 6/4/18

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field.
More Than Him Jay McLean 6/1/18

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled.
Her Big Sky Cowboy Alissa Callen 6/2/18

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover.
Twice Tempted (Night Prince, #2) by Jeaniene Frost Twice Tempted Jeaniene Frost 6/3/18

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle.
Wishes and Stitches Rachael Herron 6/5/18

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book with a character that is/was in the military.
Cocoa Beach Beatriz Williams 6/12/18

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book where a child helps in the kitchen.
The Time in Between Kristen Ashley 6/19/18

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book where a character goes fishing.
Beach House for Rent Mary Alice Monroe 6/7/18


message 6: by Debbie (last edited Jun 24, 2018 02:17PM) (new)

Debbie (debbiegray) | 386 comments Here is a list of Manly Skills every man should have.

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Tasks:
1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover OR where a character is fleeing from a gun fight OR where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book that can be considered "trashy" Mrs. Fletcher by Tom Perrotta 6/2/18
Mrs. Fletcher by Tom Perrotta

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover OR where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE OR with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field OR where a character gets a suture (Give us a sentence and page/loc#) OR with a title that begins with S or W.

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled OR with a horse on the cover OR from the Western genre.

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle OR with a white cover OR where a character is trying to balance something - your interpretation. The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney 6/13/18
The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book where the characters play cards OR set in Las Vegas OR with a character that is/was in the military.

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father OR with a scene where a clueless guy has to entertain a child or children OR where a child helps in the kitchen.

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter. Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man by Fannie Flagg 6/23/18
Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man by Fannie Flagg


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Welcome Debbie!


message 8: by Rina (last edited Jun 27, 2018 02:34AM) (new)

Rina | 1084 comments June Monthly - Manly Skills
Duration: June 1, 2018-June 30, 2018
You may do as many tasks as you wish.
A badge will be awarded for participation.


Tasks:
1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover OR where a character is fleeing from a gun fight OR where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a large book (400+ pages).

A Court of Mist and Fury, Sarah J. Maas, 11.06.2018 - 626 pages

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover OR where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE OR with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with a title that begins with S or W.

Weil ich Will liebe, Colleen Hoover, 03.06.2018

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled OR with a horse on the cover OR from the Western genre.

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a white cover.

Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood, Ann Brashares, 19.07.2018
Forever in Blue The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book with a character that is/was in the military.

Paw Enforcement, Diane Kelly, 26.06.2018 - Seth was in the military

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father.

Dark Matter, Blake Crouch, 13.06.2018

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter.

Death Call - Er bringt den Tod, Chris Carter, 12.06.2018


message 9: by Claire (last edited Jun 06, 2018 04:51AM) (new)

Claire  | 285 comments June Monthly - Manly Skills
Duration: June 1, 2018-June 30, 2018
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Tasks:
✔️1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover OR where a character is fleeing from a gun fight OR where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)

Magdalena by Maarten 't Hart Magdalena Maarten 't Hart 237 p. 5 june 2018 3 stars
More than 4 pople on the cover

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves OR a book that can be considered "trashy" OR a large book (400+ pages).

✔️3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover OR where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE OR with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.
Nieuwe Buren by Saskia Noort Nieuwe Buren Saskia Noort 278/p. 2 june 2018 1 star
Author’s initial SN

✔️4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field OR where a character gets a suture (Give us a sentence and page/loc#) OR with a title that begins with S or W.
Sluipend gif Sluipend gif by Corine Hartman Corine Hartman 304 p. 4 june 2018 3 stars
Title begins Ith S

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled OR with a horse on the cover OR from the Western genre.

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.

✔️7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle OR with a white cover OR where a character is trying to balance something - your interpretation.
Zielloos Zielloos (Jessica Haider #3) by Corine Hartman Corine Hartman 280 p. 4 june 2018 3 stars
More thqn 50% white

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book where the characters play cards OR set in Las Vegas OR with a character that is/was in the military.

✔️9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father OR with a scene where a clueless guy has to entertain a child or children OR where a child helps in the kitchen.

Never MindNever Mind Never Mind (Patrick Melrose Novels #1) by Edward St. Aubyn Edward St. Aubyn 208 p. 6 june 2018 3 stars
MC is father


10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book with a river or lake on the cover OR where a character goes fishing OR by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter.


message 10: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jun 30, 2018 10:05PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 2793 comments June Monthly - Manly Skills

READ: 9/7

1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover OR where a character is fleeing from a gun fight OR where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)

✔2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves OR a book that can be considered "trashy" OR a large book (400+ pages).
Royal Assassin - Robin Hobb 6/16

✔3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover OR where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE OR with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.
Kin - Kealan Patrick Burke 6/10

✔4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field OR where a character gets a suture (Give us a sentence and page/loc#) OR with a title that begins with S or W.
The Sorcerer's Prize - Rose Andrews 6/2

✔5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled OR with a horse on the cover OR from the Western genre.
Pale Horses - Jassy Mackenzie 6/15

✔6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.
Primal Heat - King/O'Clare/Burton/Leigh 6/11

✔7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle OR with a white cover OR where a character is trying to balance something - your interpretation.
Year One - Nora Roberts 6/16

✔8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book where the characters play cards OR set in Las Vegas OR with a character that is/was in the military.
Fight Fire with Fire - Amy Fetzer 6/28

✔9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father OR with a scene where a clueless guy has to entertain a child or children OR where a child helps in the kitchen.
The Light Between Oceans - M.L. Stedman 6/30

✔10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book with a river or lake on the cover OR where a character goes fishing OR by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter.
The Sixth Day - Catherine Coulter 6/7

Royal Assassin (Farseer Trilogy, #2) by Robin Hobb description The Sorcerer's Prize A Medieval Fantasy Romance by Rose Andrews Pale Horses (Jade de Jong, #4) by Jassy Mackenzie Primal Heat (Includes Breeds, #8.5; Devlin Dynasty, #1; Moon Lust, #1) by Lora Leigh Year One (Chronicles of The One, #1) by Nora Roberts Fight Fire with Fire by Amy J. Fetzer The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman The Sixth Day (A Brit in the FBI, #5) by Catherine Coulter

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


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JoAnne | 44019 comments Mod
Welcome Rina, Claire and Barbara!


message 12: by Joann (last edited Jun 25, 2018 02:06PM) (new)

Joann | 1300 comments Tasks:
1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover OR where a character is fleeing from a gun fight OR where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)

2. Read a large book (400+ pages). The Lake House - Kate Morton - 6/21/18 - 512 pages

3. Read a book where a character can be described as ROUGH The Jackal's Head - Elizabeth Peters - 6/7/18

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field The Chilbury Ladies' Choir - Jennifer Reid - 6/24/18 - nurse and mid-wife

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled A Discovery of Witches - Deborah Harkness - 6/10/18

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte - 6/4/18

8. Read a book where the characters play cards The Body in the Library - Agatha Christie - 6/3/18

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father OR with a scene where a clueless guy has to entertain a child or children OR where a child helps in the kitchen.

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book with a river or lake on the cover Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman (Lady Montfort Mystery, #1) by Tessa Arlen - Tessa Arlen - 6/12/18


message 13: by Karen ♐ (last edited Jun 30, 2018 08:55PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 957 comments June Monthly - Manly Skills
Duration: June 1, 2018-June 30, 2018
No Pg Minimum
9 pts


Tasks:
1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.) - Baseball game
- Down with Love Kate Meader - 6/2
Down with Love (Love Wars, #1) by Kate Meader

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a large book (400+ pages).
- 502 pgs - Birthright Nora Roberts - 6/3
Birthright by Nora Roberts

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE OR with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.
- Dirty Wicked Shayla Black
Dirty Wicked (Wicked Lovers #11.5; 1001 Dark Nights #49) by Shayla Black

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book where a character gets a suture (Give us a sentence and page/loc#)
- Pg 163 - my hand for him to sew me up - Red Dirt Heart N.R. Walker - 6/21
Red Dirt Heart 3 (Red Dirt, #3) by N.R. Walker

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book from the Western genre.
- A Rancher's Heart Vivian Arend - 6/16
A Rancher's Heart (Heart Falls, #1) by Vivian Arend

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover
- Rocky Mountain Retreat Vivian Arend - 6/11
Rocky Mountain Retreat (Six Pack Ranch #8; Rocky Mountain House #11) by Vivian Arend

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a white cover
- Escaping Reality Lisa Renee Jones - 6/8
Escaping Reality (The Secret Life of Amy Bensen, #1) by Lisa Renee Jones

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book with a character that is/was in the military.
- A Game of Chance Linda Howard - 6/10
A Game of Chance (Silhouette Romantic Suspense Bestselling Author) by Linda Howard

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father
- Aftershocks Kristine Cayne - 6/22
Aftershocks (Six-Alarm Sexy, #0.5) by Kristine Cayne


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Welcome Joann and Karen!


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Jessica | 39 comments 1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover OR where a character is fleeing from a gun fight OR where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves OR a book that can be considered "trashy" OR a large book (400+ pages).

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover OR where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE OR with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field OR where a character gets a suture (Give us a sentence and page/loc#) OR with a title that begins with S or W.

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled OR with a horse on the cover OR from the Western genre.

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle OR with a white cover OR where a character is trying to balance something - your interpretation.

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book where the characters play cards OR set in Las Vegas OR with a character that is/was in the military.

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father OR with a scene where a clueless guy has to entertain a child or children OR where a child helps in the kitchen.

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book with a river or lake on the cover OR where a character goes fishing OR by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter.


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JoAnne (joannemwct) | 1175 comments Read 9/10 No Page Minimums FINISHED!

1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book where a character is fleeing from a gun fight
Arden (Undercover Billionaire, #2) by Melody Anne Arden (Undercover Billionaire, #2) by Melody Anne 6/20/18 4stars (hostage situation; man with gun is after Keera)

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves
Following Atticus Forty-Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship by Tom Ryan Following Atticus: Forty-Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship by Tom Ryan 6/9/18 5stars (Tom to Newburyport, MA then to several different towns in the mountains of NH)

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE
Ain't She a Peach? (Southern Eclectic, #2) by Molly Harper Ain't She a Peach? (Southern Eclectic, #2) by Molly Harper 6/13/18 4stars (Jared, teen, manipulates his parents to stand by his side as he continually tries to break into Frankie's family's funeral home and bullies kids)

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field (Give us a sentence and page/loc#) OR with a title that begins with S or W.
A Sin Such as This (Love Lies Beneath, #2) by Ellen Hopkins A Sin Such as This (Love Lies Beneath, #2) by Ellen Hopkins 6/5/18 3stars (begins with S and medical field - Cavin - Tara's husband (location 1660 Kindle - Cavin is an orthopedic surgeon) and Graham - Melody's (location 1128 Kindle - ..should be grateful Graham's just a lowly pediatrician.))

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled
Lighthouse Beach by Shelley Noble Lighthouse Beach by Shelley Noble 6/7/18 4.5stars (page 159 - Diana stood at Princess's nose while Ian saddled her,...)

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is trying to balance something - your interpretation.
True Heart's Desire (Colorado Hearts, #2) by Caroline Fyffe True Heart's Desire(Colorado Hearts #2) by Carolyn Fyffe 6/16/18 5stars (Rhett to fulfill his brother's dream after his death that he believes is his fault and Lavinia who dreams of becoming an apprentice to a hatmaker in Philadelphia but her heart belongs in Eden, CO where her family is)

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know - fits 2!
Read a book where the characters play cards OR with a character that is/was in the military.
The Start of Something Good (Stay, #1) by Jennifer Probst (The) Start of Something Good (Stay #1) by Jennifer Probst 6/2/18 4.5stars (Ethan - Special Forces and Mia and Ethan play cards with guests at the inn)

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father OR where a child helps in the kitchen.
Can't Stop The Feeling (Whispering Bay Romance, #6) by Maria Geraci Can't Stop The Feeling (Whispering Bay Romance, #6) by Maria Geraci 6/17/18 4stars (Ben is a dad - it's complicated; Rachel helps in the kitchen cooking)

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book where a character goes fishing
The Gunslinger's Vow (Runaway Brides, #1) by Amy Sandas The Gunslinger's Vow (Runaway Brides #1) by Amy Sandas 6/3/18 5stars (Alexandra and Malcolm)


message 17: by Melanie (last edited Jul 01, 2018 04:28PM) (new)

Melanie June Monthly - Manly Skills
Duration:
June 1, 2018-June 30, 2018

Tasks:
1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)
The Winter Garden by Jane Thynne The Winter Garden - Jane Thynne - 6/20/2018
How it fits: Story contains a scene where there is a parade for the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves.
In the Country We Love My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero In the Country We Love: My Family Divided - Diane Guerrero - 6/2/2018
How it fits: MC moves from Boston to New York City for work.

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover OR where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE.
The Foster Child by Jenny Blackhurst The Foster Child - Jenny Blackhurst - 6/6/2018
How it fits: Naomi (view spoiler) can be described as manipulative.
The Girl with a Clock for a Heart by Peter Swanson The Girl with a Clock for a Heart - Peter Swanson - 6/23/2018
How it fits: Liana is manipulative.

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field.
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris The Tattooist of Auschwitz - Heather Morris - 6/10/2018
How it fits: Character Dr Mengele.

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book with a horse on the cover.
Soraya The Storyteller by Rosanne Hawke Soraya The Storyteller - Rosanne Hawke - 6/24/2018

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle OR with a white cover OR where a character is trying to balance something - your interpretation.

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book with a character that is/was in the military.
Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich Notorious Nineteen - Janet Evanovich - 6/29/2018
How it fits: Ranger was Special Forces.

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father .
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova Every Note Played - Lisa Genova - 6/12/2018
How it fits: MC Richard, father to Grace.

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book with a river or lake on the cover OR where a character goes fishing OR by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter.


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Grace | 1269 comments June Monthly - Manly Skills
Duration: June 1, 2018-June 30, 2018

Tasks:
1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover- Until Death Do Us Part Omnibus (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 13: Includes Vol. 25 & 26 Until Death Do Us Part Omnibus (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 13 Includes Vol. 25 & 26 (Until Death Do Us Part Omnibus, #13) by Hiroshi Takashige by Hiroshi Takashige 6/12

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves- Slammed by Colleen Hoover 6/10

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover- A Million Junes A Million Junes by Emily Henry by Emily Henry 6/5

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with a title that begins with S or W- The Short Second Life of Bree Tannerby Stephenie Meyer 6/11

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled OR with a horse on the cover OR from the Western genre.

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book where a character lifts weights- Formerly Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham 6/25

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a white cover- The Witch Doesn't Burn In This One by Amanda Lovelace 6/14

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book with a character that is/was in the military- Attack on Titan: Before the Fall, Vol. 11 by Hajime Isayama 6/12

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father OR with a scene where a clueless guy has to entertain a child or children OR where a child helps in the kitchen.

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter- A Certain Scientific Railgun, Vol. 8 by Kazuma Kamachi 6/11


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Welcome Jessica, JoAnne, Melanie and Grace!


message 20: by Emeli (last edited Jun 29, 2018 10:02PM) (new)

Emeli Webb | 326 comments My spot
Done 30/6
Tasks:
1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
OR where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)
Playing for the Other Team by Sage C. Holloway
MC bryson goes to His senior prom
Finished 11 /6
2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves
Love at First Sight (Home, #4) by Cardeno C.
Finished 7/6
3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover OR where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE OR with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.

4. How to Suture a Wound
OR with a title that begins with S or W.
Sinful Intent by C.M. Steele
Sinful Intent
Finished 6/6

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled OR with a horse on the cover OR from the Western genre.

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
OR with a MC that is an athlete.
Virgin In The City by Alexa Riley
Finished 13/6

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle OR with a white cover OR where a character is trying to balance something - your interpretation.

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
OR set in Las Vegas
His Old Fashioned by Frankie Love
Finished 1/6

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father
Exploration (Kinky in the City, #1) by Quinn Ward
MC cal has a son name Ryan Finished 23/6

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book with a river or lake on the cover OR where a character goes fishing OR by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter.


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Welcome Emelie!


message 22: by Sandra (last edited Jun 19, 2018 03:01PM) (new)

Sandra | 1009 comments I'M IN!

1. 4 people on the cover - Stand-In Wife - Karina Bliss - 6 JUNE
2. large book - Inferno - Sherrilyn Kenyon (451 pgs) - 1 JUNE
3. author's initials in BIRDS NEST - The Closer - Rhonda Nelson - 10 JUNE
4. title begins with W - Wicked Beat - Olivia Cunning - 2 JUNE
5. horse on the cover - Bluegrass State of Mind - Kathleen Brooks - 11 JUNE
6. man with muscles on cover - Twice Tempted - Jeaniene Frost - 19 JUNE
7. white cover - I Flipping Love You - Helena Hunting - 8 JUNE
8. character was in the military - The Professional - Rhonda Nelson - 12 JUNE
9. MC who is a father - The Single Dad - Claire Adams - 11 JUNE
10. author first and last name begin with the same letter - It Happened One Wedding - Julie James - 4 JUNE

Stand-In Wife (Special Forces, #2) by Karina Bliss Inferno (Chronicles of Nick, #4) by Sherrilyn Kenyon The Closer (Men Out of Uniform #14) by Rhonda Nelson Wicked Beat (Sinners on Tour, #4) by Olivia Cunning Bluegrass State of Mind (Bluegrass #1) by Kathleen Brooks Twice Tempted (Night Prince, #2) by Jeaniene Frost I Flipping Love You (Shacking Up, #3) by Helena Hunting The Professional by Rhonda Nelson The Single Dad by Claire Adams It Happened One Wedding (FBI/US Attorney, #5) by Julie James


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message 24: by Carly (last edited Jun 29, 2018 06:51PM) (new)

Carly (car88) | 63 comments JUNE 2018 - MANLY SKILLS
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HOW TO SURVIVE A HUMAN STAMPEDE
4 people on cover OR character fleeing a gun fight OR character goes to large public event
50 Ways to Hex Your Lover by Linda Wisdom (6/18/18)
50 Ways to Hex Your Lover (Hex #1) by Linda Wisdom

HOW TO GET RID OF OLD FURNITURE & LARGE ITEMS OF TRASH
character moves OR "trashy" book OR large book (400+ pgs)
Beasting Beauty by Madison Faye (6/22/18)
Beasting Beauty (Possessing Beauty, #1) by Madison Faye

HOW TO MAKE A TINDER BUNDLE
trees on cover OR character described as "rough" / "manipulative" OR author's initials in "BIRDS NEST"
Lure of Oblivion by Suzanne Wright (6/7/18)
Lure of Oblivion (Mercury Pack, #3) by Suzanne Wright

HOW TO SUTURE A WOUND
character is in medical field OR character gets suture OR title begins with 'S' or 'W'

HOW TO MOUNT A HORSE
horse gets saddled OR horse on cover OR tagged 'western'

HOW TO PERFORM STRONG MAN STUNTS
man with muscles on cover OR character lifts wights OR mc is an athlete
Trick And Treat by Madison Faye (6/28/18)
Trick And Treat by Madison Faye

COOL UNCLE TRICKS: HOW TO BALANCE A SALT SHAKER
character is an uncle OR white cover OR character is trying to balance something
Three Trials by Kristy Cunning (6/12/18)
(view spoiler)
Three Trials (The Dark Side, #2) by Kristy Cunning

6 CARD GAMES EVERY MAN SHOULD KNOW
characters play cards OR set in las vegas OR character was/is in the military
Burn by Suzanne Wright (6/9/18)
Burn (Dark in You, #1) by Suzanne Wright

HOW TO MAKE KID-SAFE SLIME AT HOME
mc is a father OR clueless guy has to entertain kids OR kid helps in the kitchen
Vikings: The Truth About Lagertha and Ragnar by Rachel Tsoumbakos (6/23/18)
Vikings The Truth About Lagertha and Ragnar (Viking Secrets #2) by Rachel Tsoumbakos

HOW TO GET STARTED WITH FLY FISHING
river/lake on cover OR character goes fishing OR author's first and last name start with same letter
Jail House Rock by Liberty Laine (6/19/18)
Jail House Rock by Liberty Laine


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Welcome Carly!


message 26: by Erin (last edited Jun 23, 2018 01:44PM) (new)

Erin | 467 comments Completed 6/23/18

LOVE this! Was I the only one singing The Lumberjack Song from Monty Python while reading this? LOL

June Monthly - Manly Skills
Duration: June 1, 2018-June 30, 2018
10/10 read

Tasks:
1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover. The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan by Rick Perlstein, read 6/23/18
The Invisible Bridge The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan by Rick Perlstein

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a large book (400+ pages). The Seamstress by Frances de Pontes Peebles, read 6/18/18

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST. Xavi's Wild Ride by Bellann Summer, read 6/4/18

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with a title that begins with S or W. Shadows of the Past by Shea Balik, read 6/11/18

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book with a horse on the cover. Cowboy Waltz by Cameron Dane, read 6/13/18
Cowboy Waltz (Hawkins Brothers/Quinten, Montana related) by Cameron Dane

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover. I, Omega by Kari Gregg, read 6/5/18
I, Omega by Kari Gregg

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a white cover. His Quiet Agent by Ada Maria Soto, read 6/11/18
His Quiet Agent by Ada Maria Soto

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book with a character that is/was in the military. The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel, read 6/20/18

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father. Impossible by Viktor Alexander, read 6/11/18

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book with a river or lake on the cover. Lake Silence by Ann Bishop, read 6/12/18
Lake Silence (The Others, #6) by Anne Bishop


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Lisa (lisa3718) | 93 comments 1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover OR where a character is fleeing from a gun fight OR where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves OR a book that can be considered "trashy" OR a large book (400+ pages).

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover OR where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE OR with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field OR where a character gets a suture (Give us a sentence and page/loc#) OR with a title that begins with S or W.

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled OR with a horse on the cover OR from the Western genre.

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle OR with a white cover OR where a character is trying to balance something - your interpretation.

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book where the characters play cards OR set in Las Vegas OR with a character that is/was in the military.

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father OR with a scene where a clueless guy has to entertain a child or children OR where a child helps in the kitchen.

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book with a river or lake on the cover OR where a character goes fishing OR by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter.


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Welcome Lisa!


message 30: by Tammy (last edited Jun 29, 2018 12:40PM) (new)

Tammy (tammy17) June Monthly - Manly Skills
Duration: June 1, 2018-June 30, 2018
Found 5/10 complete


Tasks:
1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover OR where a character is fleeing from a gun fight OR where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves OR a book that can be considered "trashy" OR a large book (400+ pages).
Wicked in a Kilt (Hot Scots #2) by Anna Durand Wicked in a Kilt Anna Durand 6-13-18.... Erotica Romance "TRASHY"

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover OR where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE OR with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.
Angel Interrupted by Chaz McGee Angel Interrupted Chaz McGee 6-29-18.... Trees on cover

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field OR where a character gets a suture (Give us a sentence and page/loc#) OR with a title that begins with S or W.

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled OR with a horse on the cover OR from the Western genre.

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.
Damselfly by Chandra Prasad Damselfly Chandra Prasad 6-8-18 Athletes

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle OR with a white cover OR where a character is trying to balance something - your interpretation.
Murder in the Winter (Dekker Cozy Mystery #2) by Steve Demaree Murder in the Winter Steve Demaree 6-23-18 white cover

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book where the characters play cards OR set in Las Vegas OR with a character that is/was in the military.
Living Dead in Dallas (Sookie Stackhouse, #2) by Charlaine Harris Living Dead in Dallas Charlaine Harris 6-4-18 Bill the vampire fought in the civil war when he was human

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father OR with a scene where a clueless guy has to entertain a child or children OR where a child helps in the kitchen.

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book with a river or lake on the cover OR where a character goes fishing OR by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter.


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JoAnne | 44019 comments Mod
Welcome Tammy!


message 32: by Tanya (new)

Tanya | 38 comments June Monthly-Manly Skills
June 1st-June 30th
Completed: 0/?


message 33: by Wanda (last edited Jun 27, 2018 08:40AM) (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 173 comments June Monthly - Manly Skills
Duration: June 1, 2018-June 30, 2018


A badge will be awarded for participation.

Here is a list of Manly Skills every man should have.


Tasks:
1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover

Book: Dragonfly In Amber by Diana Gabaldon
Date Read: 6/25/18
Rating: 5 Stars
How it Fits: There are four people on the cover.cover
Dragonfly In Amber by Diana Gabaldon

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a large book (400+ pages).
Book: Masques of Gold
by Roberta Gellis
Date Read: 6/16/18
Rating: 4 Stars
How It Fits: The page count is 512 pages.
Masques of Gold (Casablanca Classics) by Roberta Gellis

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.

Book:Catch of the Day by Kristan Higgins
Date Read: 6/25/18
Rating: 5 Stars
How it Fits: Author's initals (,R) are found in Bird's Nest
Catch of the Day (Gideon's Cove, #1) by Kristan Higgins

4. How to Suture a Wound

Read a book with a title that begins with S or W.

Book: Stranger in My Arms by Lisa Kleypas
Date Read: 6/11/18
Rating: 4 Stars
How It Fits: The book's title begins with an "S".
Stranger in My Arms by Lisa Kleypas

5. How to Mount a Horse

Read a book where a horse gets saddled.

Book: Celtic Viking [ by [author:Lexy Timms|7565799]
Date Read: 6/16/18
Rating: 4 Stars
How It Fits: The Viking warrior rides his horse into battle.
Celtic Viking (Heart of the Battle #1) by Lexy Timms

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts

Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover.

Book: Celtic Rune by Lexy Timms
Date Read: 6/18/18
Rating: 4 Stars
How It Fits: There is a well-muscled man on the cover.
Celtic Rune (Heart of the Battle #2) by Lexy Timms

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle

Book: The Quest of the Missing Map by Carolyn Keene
Date Read: 6/27/18
Rating: 5 Stars
How it Fits: Mr. Tomlin Smith is the uncle for Bill Tomlin.
The Quest of the Missing Map (Nancy Drew, #19) by Carolyn Keene

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know

Read a book where the characters play cards.

Book: Savor the Moment by Nora Roberts
Date read: 6/25/18
Rating: 5 Stars
How it Fits: The couples play poker on their vacation. Pge 306-"Then she called, 'Ace high heart flush, she spread her cards."
Savor the Moment (Bride Quartet, #3) by Nora Roberts
9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home

Read a book with a MC who is a father.

Book: The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene
Date Read: 6/19/18
Rating: 4 Stars
How It Fits: One of the MC is Nancy's father-Carson Drew.
The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, #1) by Carolyn Keene

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter.

Book:Bayou Suzette by Lois Lenski
Date Read: 6/19/18
Rating: 5 Stars
How if Fits: The author's first and last names begin with same letter-"L"
Bayou Suzette by Lois Lenski


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Welcome Tanya and Wanda!


message 35: by Kat (last edited Jun 28, 2018 01:26PM) (new)

Kat June Monthly - Manly Skills
Duration: June 1, 2018-June 30, 2018

5/5

You may do as many tasks as you wish.
A badge will be awarded for participation.

Here is a list of Manly Skills every man should have.

1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover OR where a character is fleeing from a gun fight OR where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)

✔ 2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book ... a large book (400+ pages). Amy Snow by Tracy Rees 6/13/18

✔ 3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover OR where a character can be described as ROUGH (Anna's father)... Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks 6/28/18
✔ 4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book ... with a title that begins with S or W. Sing for Your Life: A Story of Race, Music, and Family by Daniel Bergner 6/3/18

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled OR with a horse on the cover OR from the Western genre.

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.

✔ 7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book ... with a white cover... The Kitchen Counter Cooking School: How a Few Simple Lessons Transformed Nine Culinary Novices into Fearless Home Cooks by Kathleen Flinn 6/5/18
The Kitchen Counter Cooking School How a Few Simple Lessons Transformed Nine Culinary Novices into Fearless Home Cooks by Kathleen Flinn

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book where the characters play cards OR set in Las Vegas OR with a character that is/was in the military.

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father OR with a scene where a clueless guy has to entertain a child or children OR where a child helps in the kitchen.

✔ 10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book ... by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter. The Con Man's Daughter: A Story of Lies, Desperation, and Finding God by Candice Curry 6/5/18

👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨👨
(view spoiler)


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message 37: by Maria (last edited Jun 27, 2018 10:19AM) (new)

Maria (milg) | 32 comments June Monthly - Manly Skills
Duration: June 1, 2018-June 30, 2018
1/5 (Last month of classes so I don't think I'll be read that much but I'll try.)

1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover OR where a character is fleeing from a gun fight OR where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves OR a book that can be considered "trashy" OR a large book (400+ pages).

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover OR where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE OR with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field OR where a character gets a suture (Give us a sentence and page/loc#) OR with a title that begins with S or W.

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled OR with a horse on the cover OR from the Western genre.

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
...with a white cover Recuerda aquella vez by Adam Silvera - Adam Silvera 6/27

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book where the characters play cards OR set in Las Vegas OR with a character that is/was in the military.

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father OR with a scene where a clueless guy has to entertain a child or children OR where a child helps in the kitchen.

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book with a river or lake on the cover OR where a character goes fishing OR by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter.


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JoAnne | 44019 comments Mod
Welcome Maria!!

You only need 1 for a badge!! ;)


message 39: by Shash (last edited Jun 16, 2018 10:35AM) (new)

Shash | 1907 comments Manly Skills - June 2018
10/10 Tasks Completed

1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover OR where a character is fleeing from a gun fight OR where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)
Keep Me At Christmas by Lucinda Whitney (6/5/18)
Jack and Luciana go to the town's Christmas festival.

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves OR a book that can be considered "trashy" OR a large book (400+ pages).
Sweet Entanglement by Jean C. Gordon (6/4/18)
Jesse moves to Indigo Bay.

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover OR where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE OR with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.
Not Your Match by Lindzee Armstrong (6/10/18)
Whitney is extremely manipulative.

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field OR where a character gets a suture (Give us a sentence and page/loc#) OR with a title that begins with S or W.
Reluctantly Charmed by Kate Cambridge (6/15/18)
Doctor Holloway

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled OR with a horse on the cover OR from the Western genre.
Lawfully Loved by Jenna Brandt (6/15/18)
Western Historical Romance

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.
The Resolved Warrior by Jennifer Youngblood (6/16/18)
The Resolved Warrior (Navy Seal Romances) by Jennifer Youngblood

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle OR with a white cover OR where a character is trying to balance something - your interpretation.
Waiting for You by Heather B. Moore (6/6/18)
Seth is an uncle.

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book where the characters play cards OR set in Las Vegas OR with a character that is/was in the military.
Jade by Rachelle Ayala (6/11/18)
Aiden is a Navy SEAL.

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father OR with a scene where a clueless guy has to entertain a child or children OR where a child helps in the kitchen.
The Crush Dilemma by Susan Hatler (6/1/18)
Eight-year-old Stephen helps make cookies.

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book with a river or lake on the cover OR where a character goes fishing OR by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter.
The Light of the Lovers' Moon by Marcia Lynn McClure (6/14/18)
First and last name begin with "M"


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Welcome Shash!


message 41: by Hannah (last edited Jun 25, 2018 06:23AM) (new)

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

June Monthly - Manly Skills
Duration: June 1, 2018-June 30, 2018
You may do as many tasks as you wish.
A badge will be awarded for participation.

Here is a list of Manly Skills every man should have.


Tasks:
1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover OR where a character is fleeing from a gun fight OR where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)
Justice Betrayed (Memphis Cold Case #3) by Patricia Bradley , Patricia Bradley, 6/13/18
Large public event: Elvis competitions

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves OR a book that can be considered "trashy" OR a large book (400+ pages).
Out on the Pampas by G.A. Henty by G.A. Henty 6/17/18
Characters move from England to Argentina.

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover OR where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE OR with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.
Out of the Storm by Grace Livingston Hill by Grace Livingston Hill 6/15/18
Hero's girlfriend is very MANIPULATIVE

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field OR where a character gets a suture (Give us a sentence and page/loc#) OR with a title that begins with S or W.
War of Loyalties (The Folkestone Files, #1) by Schuyler McConkey by Schuyler McConkey 6/3/18 MCs are doctors, plus starts with W

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled OR with a horse on the cover OR from the Western genre.
Two Are Better Than One by Carol Ryrie Brink , Carol Ryrie Brink 6/11/18
Girls saddle up and go riding

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.
Falling for You (A Bradford Sisters Romance, #2) by Becky Wade , Becky Wade 6/13/18
Hero is an NFL football player

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle OR with a white cover OR where a character is trying to balance something - your interpretation.
A Lost Leader by E. Phillips Oppenheim by E. Phillips Oppenheim, 6/18/18
MC has been raising his niece

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book where the characters play cards OR set in Las Vegas OR with a character that is/was in the military.
Jacob's Ladder by E. Phillips Oppenheim , E. Phillips Oppenheim, 6/13/18
Character plays cards: "...found a few kindred spirits who liked a mild game of poker..." P. 267

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father OR with a scene where a clueless guy has to entertain a child or children OR where a child helps in the kitchen.

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book with a river or lake on the cover OR where a character goes fishing OR by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter
On the Blockade (The Blue & the Gray #3) by Oliver Optic by Oliver Optic 6/18/18
Author's first and last name begin with O


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Manly Skills
10/10 Tasks Completed

1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover OR where a character is fleeing from a gun fight OR where a character goes to a large public event. (Tell us what the event is.)
Keep Me At Christmas by Lucinda Whitney (6/5/18)
Jack and Luciana go to the town's Christmas festival.

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves OR a book that can be considered "trashy" OR a large book (400+ pages).
Sweet Entanglement by Jean C. Gordon (6/4/18)
Jesse moves to Indigo Bay.

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with trees on the cover OR where a character can be described as ROUGH or MANIPULATIVE OR with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.
Not Your Match by Lindzee Armstrong (6/10/18)
Whitney is extremely manipulative.

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field OR where a character gets a suture (Give us a sentence and page/loc#) OR with a title that begins with S or W.
Reluctantly Charmed by Kate Cambridge (6/15/18)
Doctor Holloway

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled OR with a horse on the cover OR from the Western genre.
Lawfully Loved by Jenna Brandt (6/15/18)
Western Historical Romance

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover OR where a character lifts weights OR with a MC that is an athlete.
The Resolved Warrior by Jennifer Youngblood (6/16/18)
The Resolved Warrior (Navy Seal Romances) by Jennifer Youngblood

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle OR with a white cover OR where a character is trying to balance something - your interpretation.
Waiting for You by Heather B. Moore (6/6/18)
Seth is an uncle.

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book where the characters play cards OR set in Las Vegas OR with a character that is/was in the military.
Jade by Rachelle Ayala (6/11/18)
Aiden is a Navy SEAL.

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father OR with a scene where a clueless guy has to entertain a child or children OR where a child helps in the kitchen.
The Crush Dilemma by Susan Hatler (6/1/18)
Eight-year-old Stephen helps make cookies.

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book with a river or lake on the cover OR where a character goes fishing OR by an author whose first and last name begin with the same letter.
The Light of the Lovers' Moon by Marcia Lynn McClure (6/14/18)
First and last name begin with "M"


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You got them all!!!!


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FINSHED
June Monthly - Manly Skills
Duration: June 1, 2018-June 30, 2018
Read: 10

Tasks:
1. How To Survive A Human Stampede

Read a book where a character goes to a large public event.
Town Meeting A Moment to Love Jennifer Faye 6/8/18

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a book where a character moves.
A Charmed Little Lie Sharla Lovelace 6/7/18

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book where the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST.
A Nantucket Wedding Nancy Thayer 6/4/18

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with character that is in the medical field.
More Than Him Jay McLean 6/1/18

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book where a horse gets saddled.
Her Big Sky Cowboy Alissa Callen 6/2/18

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover.
Twice Tempted (Night Prince, #2) by Jeaniene Frost Twice Tempted Jeaniene Frost 6/3/18

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a character who is an uncle.
Wishes and Stitches Rachael Herron 6/5/18

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book with a character that is/was in the military.
Cocoa Beach Beatriz Williams 6/12/18

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book where a child helps in the kitchen.
The Time in Between Kristen Ashley 6/19/18

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book where a character goes fishing.
Beach House for Rent Mary Alice Monroe 6/7/18


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1. 4 people on the cover - Stand-In Wife - Karina Bliss - 6 JUNE
2. large book - Inferno - Sherrilyn Kenyon (451 pgs) - 1 JUNE
3. author's initials in BIRDS NEST - The Closer - Rhonda Nelson - 10 JUNE
4. title begins with W - Wicked Beat - Olivia Cunning - 2 JUNE
5. horse on the cover - Bluegrass State of Mind - Kathleen Brooks - 11 JUNE
6. man with muscles on cover - Twice Tempted - Jeaniene Frost - 19 JUNE
7. white cover - I Flipping Love You - Helena Hunting - 8 JUNE
8. character was in the military - The Professional - Rhonda Nelson - 12 JUNE
9. MC who is a father - The Single Dad - Claire Adams - 11 JUNE
10. author first and last name begin with the same letter - It Happened One Wedding - Julie James - 4 JUNE

Stand-In Wife (Special Forces, #2) by Karina Bliss Inferno (Chronicles of Nick, #4) by Sherrilyn Kenyon The Closer (Men Out of Uniform #14) by Rhonda Nelson Wicked Beat (Sinners on Tour, #4) by Olivia Cunning Bluegrass State of Mind (Bluegrass #1) by Kathleen Brooks Twice Tempted (Night Prince, #2) by Jeaniene Frost I Flipping Love You (Shacking Up, #3) by Helena Hunting The Professional by Rhonda Nelson The Single Dad by Claire Adams It Happened One Wedding (FBI/US Attorney, #5) by Julie James


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LOVE this! Was I the only one singing The Lumberjack Song from Monty Python while reading this? LOL

June Monthly - Manly Skills
Duration: June 1, 2018-June 30, 2018
10/10 read

Tasks:
1. How To Survive A Human Stampede
Read a book with at least 4 people on the cover. The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan by Rick Perlstein, read 6/23/18
The Invisible Bridge The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan by Rick Perlstein

2. How to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Large Items of Trash
Read a large book (400+ pages). The Seamstress by Frances de Pontes Peebles, read 6/18/18

3. How to Make a Tinder Bundle
Read a book with the author's initials are in BIRDS NEST. Xavi's Wild Ride by Bellann Summer, read 6/4/18

4. How to Suture a Wound
Read a book with a title that begins with S or W. Shadows of the Past by Shea Balik, read 6/11/18

5. How to Mount a Horse
Read a book with a horse on the cover. Cowboy Waltz by Cameron Dane, read 6/13/18
Cowboy Waltz (Hawkins Brothers/Quinten, Montana related) by Cameron Dane

6. How to Perform Strong Man Stunts
Read a book that has a man with muscles on the cover. I, Omega by Kari Gregg, read 6/5/18
I, Omega by Kari Gregg

7. Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance a Salt Shaker
Read a book with a white cover. His Quiet Agent by Ada Maria Soto, read 6/11/18
His Quiet Agent by Ada Maria Soto

8. 6 Card Games Every Man Should Know
Read a book with a character that is/was in the military. The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel, read 6/20/18

9. How to Make Kid-Safe Slime at Home
Read a book with a MC who is a father. Impossible by Viktor Alexander, read 6/11/18

10. How To Get Started With Fly Fishing
Read a book with a river or lake on the cover. Lake Silence by Ann Bishop, read 6/12/18
Lake Silence (The Others, #6) by Anne Bishop


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