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message 1: by JoAnne (last edited Jun 08, 2018 01:32PM) (new)

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A **NEW** monthly challenge. We have 2 monthly challenges that feature reading series books. It's time to feature standalones!


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Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018


Do you like standalone books? Want to read more? Tired of cliffhangers or series books? Take a break and read a standalone!

Solo: Read 1-2 books
Single: Read 3-4 books
Solitary: Read 5-6 books


Challenge Rules
*Please post a partial list of the challenge when you sign up.
*For each book that you read please post a link to the book, the author and the date you finished it.
*Each book may only be used for one task or letter
*To count a book towards a challenge you must read the majority of it after the start date of the challenge.
* Where more than one option is given for a task, please state which option your book relates to.
*If the task relates to the cover of your book, please post the cover AND the book link.
*All genres and formats are fine.
*Re-reads are allowed.
*No page minimum.
*Please update your original post as you go.

*When you have finished, please re-post your whole challenge as a new message and MARK AS FINISHED or you will not be considered to have completed the challenge and we will not be able to award your Hall of Fame badge

(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.)

Please use the TLC STANDARD RULES when participating in this challenge.
If you are not familiar with these rules, please click on the link and read them over.


message 2: by JoAnne (last edited Jul 01, 2018 07:11PM) (new)

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Anne FINISHED

Banshee FINISHED

Barbara ★ FINISHED

Candy

Cindy III

Claire

Debbie FINISHED

Eclectisism Incarnate FINISHED

Emelie FINISHED

Erin FINISHED

Gabi FINISHED

Jennifer

Joann FINISHED

JoAnne FINISHED

JoAnne - mod FINISHED

Karen ♐ FINISHED

Katherine

Lisa

Martina FINISHED

Melanie FINISHED

Nikki FINISHED

Rina FINISHED

Sandra FINISHED

Tanya


message 3: by JoAnne (last edited Jun 17, 2018 08:01AM) (new)

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Going to start small - sometimes I read a bunch of these like I did in May!

June Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solitary: Read 5-6 books
6/5-6

My List:

1. A Nantucket Wedding Nancy Thayer 6/4/18
2. Filthy Doctor: A Bad Boy Medical Romance Amy Brent 6/9/18
3. Two Sisters Mary Hogan 6/10/18
4. Cocoa Beach Beatriz Williams 6/12/18
5. Atticus: A Woman’s Journey with the World’s Worst Behaved Dog S. Bennett 6/13/18
6. A Madness So Discreet Mindy McGinnis 6/17/18


message 4: by Sandra (last edited Jun 17, 2018 04:42AM) (new)

Sandra | 1009 comments I'M IN! Think I'll start small too!

Solo: Read 1-2 books

The Single Dad - Claire Adams - 11 JUNE
Devil - Ker Dukey - 16 JUNE

The Single Dad by Claire Adams Devil by Ker Dukey


message 5: by Jennifer (last edited Jun 09, 2018 11:35AM) (new)

Jennifer (jhaltenburger) | 781 comments I know of a couple I'll be reading right off the bat:

Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton Overseas by Beatriz Williams


Actually read:
Not That I Could Tell by Jessica Strawser An American Marriage by Tayari Jones Campaign Widows by Aimee Agresti It Happens All the Time by Amy Hatvany


message 6: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Sandra, Jennifer and Banshee!

@Jennifer, I read Overseas. You'll love it!


message 7: by Jennifer (last edited May 27, 2018 02:56PM) (new)

Jennifer (jhaltenburger) | 781 comments JoAnne wrote: "Welcome Sandra, Jennifer and Banshee!

@Jennifer, I read Overseas. You'll love it!"


Good to hear! I read A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams last month and really liked it.


message 8: by JoAnne (new)

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Jennifer wrote: "JoAnne wrote: "Welcome Sandra, Jennifer and Banshee!

@Jennifer, I read Overseas. You'll love it!"

Good to hear! I read A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams last month and really..."


I liked that one too!


message 9: by Claire (new)

Claire  | 285 comments I like this. I read a lot of them.

Solo: Read 1-2 books
Single: Read 3-4 books
Solitary: Read 5-6 books


message 10: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Claire!

I'm surprised that I did not think of this sooner!


message 11: by Jennifer (last edited May 28, 2018 05:31AM) (new)

Jennifer (jhaltenburger) | 781 comments Typical dealer. Soon as she finds out we have a taste for meth AND heroin, she’s suddenly got plenty of both!


message 12: by Melanie (last edited Jun 26, 2018 04:44PM) (new)

Melanie June Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration:
June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. In the Country We Love My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero In the Country We Love: My Family Divided - Diane Guerrero - 6/2/2018

2. The Foster Child by Jenny Blackhurst The Foster Child - Jenny Blackhurst - 6/6/2018

3. The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris The Tattooist of Auschwitz - Heather Morris - 6/10/2018

4. Every Note Played by Lisa Genova Every Note Played - Lisa Genova - 6/12/2018

5. The Girl with a Clock for a Heart by Peter Swanson The Girl with a Clock for a Heart - Peter Swanson - 6/23/2018

6. Soraya The Storyteller by Rosanne Hawke Soraya The Storyteller - Rosanne Hawke - 6/24/2018


message 13: by Melanie (new)

Melanie Will this challenge be an ongoing monthly challenge JoAnne?


message 14: by Rina (last edited Jun 29, 2018 01:27AM) (new)

Rina | 1084 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Do you like standalone books? Want to read more? Tired of cliffhangers or series books? Take a break and read a standalone!

Level: Solitary: Read 5-6 books

Progress: 6

1. Mistress Shakespeare, Karen Harper, 02.06.2018
2. Unter der Sonne Siziliens, Margot S. Baumann, 04.06.2018
3. Dark Matter, Blake Crouch, 13.06.2018
4. Nachts nach Venedig, Veronica Henry, 19.06.2018
5. Why Not Me?, Mindy Kaling, 21.06.2018
6. Under the Lilacs, Louisa May Alcott, 28.06.2018


message 15: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Melanie wrote: "Will this challenge be an ongoing monthly challenge JoAnne?"

YES!!


message 16: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Melanie and Rina!


message 17: by Hope (Not My Real Name) (last edited Jun 30, 2018 04:02AM) (new)

Hope (Not My Real Name) (eclectisismincarnate) | 49 comments If I have an unexpectedly great reading month, can I change from solo to single?

Planning on solo. :)

If memoirs count, just finished Mirror Touch: Notes from a Doctor Who Can Feel Your Pain by Joel Salinas. June 30, 2018 :)


message 18: by JoAnne (last edited May 28, 2018 06:58AM) (new)

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Eclectisism Incarnate wrote: "If I have an unexpectedly great reading month, can I change from solo to single?

Planning on solo. :)"


Yes, in this group, you may change the levels.


message 19: by Emeli (last edited Jun 17, 2018 06:30AM) (new)

Emeli Webb | 326 comments My spot
Solitary: Read 5-6 books
Growing a Family by Eva Leon
Finished 3/6
Between Loathing and Love by Andrew Grey
Finished 5/6
Playing for the Other Team by Sage C. Holloway
Finished 11/6
Virgin In The City by Alexa Riley
Finished 13/6
Buying You by Wendy Rathbone
Finished 16/6
Stoking Her Fire A Blue Collar Romance by Mila Crawford
Finished 17/6


message 20: by Joann (last edited Jun 30, 2018 07:17AM) (new)

Joann | 1299 comments Completed 8

Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte - 6/4/18
The Jackal's Head - Elizabeth Peters - 6/7/18
Northanger Abbey- Jane Austen - 6/17/18
A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty - Joshilyn Jackson - 6/19/18
The Lake House - Kate Morton - 6/21/18
I Let You Go - Clare Mackintosh - 6/22/18
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir - Jennifer Reid - 6/24/18
Slade House - David Mitchell - 6/27/18


message 21: by Debbie (last edited Jun 27, 2018 02:08PM) (new)


message 22: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome Emelie, Joann and Debbie!


message 23: by Erin (last edited Jun 20, 2018 09:25PM) (new)

Erin | 467 comments Completed 6/20/18

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

6/6 read

1. The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel, read 6/20/18
2. An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back by Elisabeth Rosenthal, read 6/13/18
3. The Seamstress by Frances de Pontes Peebles, read 6/18/18
4. The Hike by John Inman, read 6/14/18
5. The Knitting Circle by Ann Hood, read 6/16/18
6. Cowboy Waltz by Cameron Dane, read 6/13/18


message 24: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome Erin!


message 25: by Anne (last edited Jun 22, 2018 05:18PM) (new)

Anne | 939 comments June Stand Alone

6/1/2018 - 6/22/2018
6/6 Read --COMPLETED

Single:
1)The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
COMPLETED 6/2/2018

2)The Coincidence of Coconut Cake by Amy E Reichert
COMPLETED 6/6/2018

3)Class Mom by Laurie Gelman
COMPLETED 06/14/2018

4) Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca
COMPLETED 06/15/2018

5)Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
COMPLETED 06/20/2018

6)Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitze
COMPLETED 06/22/2018


message 26: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Anne!


message 27: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jun 30, 2018 10:08PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 2770 comments I read more series' than stand alones but I just so happen to have 3 scheduled for June so I'm in.

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Single: Read 3-4 books


READ: 4/3

✔1. Kin - Kealan Patrick Burke 6/10
✔2. The Drowning Girl - Caitlín R. Kiernan 6/9
✔3. The Wedding Date - Jasmine Guillory 6/17
✔4. The Light Between Oceans - M.L. Stedman 6/30

Kin by Kealan Patrick Burke The Drowning Girl by Caitlín R. Kiernan The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 28: by Karen ♐ (last edited Jun 30, 2018 09:02PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 956 comments June Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Single: Read 3-4 books
3/3-4


1. Birthright Nora Roberts - 6/3
2. Dirty X6 Tara Crescent - 6/27
3. Shelter in Place Nora Roberts - 6/29
Birthright by Nora Roberts Dirty X6 by Tara Crescent Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts


message 29: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome Barbara and Karen!


message 30: by Lisa (new)

Lisa (lisa3718) | 93 comments 1:

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message 31: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome Lisa!


message 32: by Tanya (new)

Tanya | 38 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
June 1st-June 30th
Completed: 0/1-2

I'll start with Solo Level: Read 1-2 books


message 33: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Tanya!


message 34: by Cindy III (new)

Cindy III | 356 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Solo: Read 1-2 books
Single: Read 3-4 books
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

Our Twisted Hero by Yi Mun-Yol Our Twisted Hero by Yi Mun-Yol
your name. by Makoto Shinkai your name. by Makoto Shinkai

Little Boys Come from the Stars by Emmanuel Dongala Little Boys Come from the Stars by Emmanuel Dongala
Killers of the Flower Moon The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann


Challenge Rules
*All genres and formats are fine. *Re-reads are allowed.
*No page minimum. *Please update your original post as you go.


message 35: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Cindy!


message 36: by Candy (last edited Jun 27, 2018 07:28PM) (new)

Candy | 66 comments June Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018

3/4

1. The Mermaid - 6/10
2. Universal Harvester - 6/13
3. My Lady's Choosing: An Interactive Romance Novel - 6/27
4.

The Mermaid by Christina Henry Universal Harvester by John Darnielle My Lady's Choosing An Interactive Romance Novel by Kitty Curran


message 37: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Candy!


message 38: by JoAnne (last edited Jun 30, 2018 01:41PM) (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 1170 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Do you like standalone books? Want to read more? Tired of cliffhangers or series books? Take a break and read a standalone!

Solo: Read 1-2 books
Read 2 books No page minimum FINISHED - I couldn't find anywhere that these would be part of a series but seem they could be

1. Lighthouse Beach by Shelley Noble Lighthouse Beach by Shelley Noble 6/7/18 4.5stars

2. The Love Fool by Lorenzo Petruzziello The Love Fool by Lorenzo Petruzziello 6/30/18 3stars


message 39: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome JoAnne!


message 40: by Martina (last edited Jun 24, 2018 11:48AM) (new)

Martina (martina_phoenix) June Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Single: Read 3-4 books

1. Illusions of Fate by Kiersten White / 3/6/18
2. Spellbound by Sylvia Day / 5/3/18
3. Uprooted by Naomi Novik / 7/6/18
4. The Dom's Bride by Penelope Bloom / 20/6/18


message 41: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome Martina!


message 42: by [deleted user] (last edited Jun 03, 2018 02:28AM) (new)

June Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solitary: 5-6
1. Vox by Christina Dalcher
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message 43: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Welcome Nikki!


message 44: by Katherine (last edited Jun 26, 2018 02:24AM) (new)

Katherine | 220 comments June Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. Heartless by Marissa Meyer 10/6/18 ★★★
2. Cyanide and Happiness I’m Giving You the Finger by Rob 21/6/18 ★★★
3. Mabel and the Cloud Dragon by Elwyn Tate 21/6/18 ★★★★
4. Bedtime Little Bear by John Lancer 22/6/18 ★★★
5. One Summer at Deer's Leap by Elizabeth Elgin 25/6/18 ★★
6. Merlin's Mirror by Andre Norton 26/6/18 ★★★★


message 45: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer (jhaltenburger) | 781 comments Finished one: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones and what a disappointment. Midway through a second: Not That I Could Tell by Jessica Strawser which is so far good.


message 46: by JoAnne (new)

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Welcome Katherine!!


message 47: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43849 comments Mod
Jennifer wrote: "Finished one: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones and what a disappointment. Midway through a second: Not That I Could Tell by Jessica Strawser which is so far good."

I hate when that happens!!


message 48: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer (jhaltenburger) | 781 comments JoAnne wrote: "Jennifer wrote: "Finished one: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones and what a disappointment. Midway through a second: Not That I Could Tell by Jessica Strawser which is so far good."

I hat..."


me too but at least it's off the list!


message 49: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer (jhaltenburger) | 781 comments Finished a third and fourth this week: It Happens All the Time by Amy Hatvany It Happens All the Time which was a 3.5 star read for me, and Campaign Widows by Aimee Agresti Campaign Widows, likewise.


message 50: by JoAnne (new)

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Interesting covers!


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