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message 2: by Laura..devouring books like crumpets (last edited Jul 05, 2018 11:53PM) (new)

Laura..devouring books like crumpets (lauzacookie) | 1243 comments June 15th - sept 14th

Romance tasks- Please choose books that fall into the categories below. You may read a book that only includes a character that fits, or a scene in the story, or the entire theme of the book.

1. Contemporary
2. Historical
3. Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, #1) by Chloe Neill PNR/UF/Fantasy 5/7/18
4. Sci-Fi/Dystopian/Steampunk
5. Erotica
6. Religious/Spiritual/Inspirational
7. Humorous Romance
8. LGBT
9. Interracial Romance
10. Multi-Cultural Romance
11. Sports Romance
12. Military
13. Bikers
14.Medical
15. Holiday
16. Western
17. Legal/Law Profession
18. Blue Collar
19. High Seas/Pirate/Captain
20. Pilot/ Air Industry
21. Road Trip
22. Batter Up (Bachelors of Buttermilk Falls, #1) by Robyn Neeley Food Industry 4/7/18
23. Taboo - (i.e. student/teacher, younger/older)
24. Scottish/Highlander
25. medieval/Viking
26. Regency/Victorian
27. American Historical
28. Suspense/Mystery
29. Friends to Lovers
30. Second Chances
31. Secret baby/Child(ren) involved
32. Musicians
33. Artists (painter, sculptor, photographer, etc.)
34. Actor/Someone in film/entertainment industry
35. Clean romance (no explcit sex on the page)

Bonus-
1. Read a stand-alone romance
2. The Church (The Cloister, #3) by Celia Aaron Read a book in a series (any point in series) 17/6/18
3. Read your favorite sub-genre of romance
4. Read a sub-genre you've been wanting to try
5. Read a book from the decade you were born in


You may update your original post as you go along, but please repost upon completion of the challenge. It aids in acknowledgement of your achievement and everyone loves to see what you read!

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message 3: by Laura..devouring books like crumpets (last edited Jul 05, 2018 11:56PM) (new)

Laura..devouring books like crumpets (lauzacookie) | 1243 comments yearly challnge

✩ Read 26 books in which the female character's names (either first or last) begin with the letters of the alphabet.

The Guidelines:
✩ For the letter "X", any male character with the letter "X" in her name is acceptable.
✩ Feel free to join the challenge any time during the year. As long as the books were read in 2018, you can go ahead and backdate.
✩ Have fun! Be sure to check out the lists of other players...it's a great way to find new TBR's!

Don't hesitate to ask any questions!

A Anya The Darkest Kiss 21 6 18
B
C
D Delilah The Church 17/6/18
E Emma Batter Up 4/7/18
F
G
H
I Ishtar Pure Rapture 27/6/18
J
K
L
M Merit Some Girls Bite 5/7/18
N Natalie An Inconvenient Marriage 22/6/18
O
P
Q
R
S Sunshine Night Embrace 29/6/18
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z

The Goal:
✩ Read 26 books in which the male character's names (either first or last) begin with the letters of the alphabet.

The Guidelines:
✩ For the letter "X", any male character with the letter "X" in his name is acceptable.
✩ Feel free to join the challenge any time during the year. As long as the books were read in 2018, you can go ahead and backdate.
✩ Have fun! Be sure to check out the lists of other players...it's a great way to find new TBR's!

Don't hesitate to ask any questions!

A Adam The Church 17/6/18
B
C
D
E Ethan Some Girls Bite 5/7/18
F
G
H
I
J Jason Batter Up 4/7/18
K
L Lucian The Darkest Kiss 21/6/18
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T Tal Pure Rapture 27/6/18
U
V
W
X
Y
Z Zach An Inconvenient Marriage 22/6/18


message 4: by Laura..devouring books like crumpets (last edited Jul 05, 2018 11:58PM) (new)

Laura..devouring books like crumpets (lauzacookie) | 1243 comments 1. 'J' is for July: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS: Dionysus was primarily known as the God of the Vine. Upon reaching adulthood, Dionysus wandered the Earth, teaching men the culture of the vine. Dionysus was the last god to enter Olympus.
♥ Read a book that is somehow related to the wine industry (vineyard owner/worker, bar or restaurant owner, caterer, etc.) or agriculture, or a book that is the last (or most current) in a series.

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett: Read one book written by Sawyer Bennett or any author with her first or last name. Link to Sawyer Bennett's backlist- https://www.goodreads.com/author/list...

Fun Facts about Sawyer Bennett:
♥ Sawyer lives in North Carolina
♥ She published her first novel in 2013
♥ She writes Contemporary Romance, from NA to erotic
♥ She is a former trial attorney
♥ Sawyer also writes general and women’s fiction under the pen name S. Bennett and sweet romance under the name Juliette Poe.

You may also read a book set in North Carolina, or by an author who is from North Carolina. You can also read any book published in 2013, or shelved as Contemporary Romance, or a book written as Juliette Poe or S. Bennett, or a book with a MC who is an attorney.
Batter Up (Bachelors of Buttermilk Falls, #1) by Robyn Neeley contemp 4/7/18

4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week: Read a book with a nude or mostly nude person on the cover, or a book with sports or some other form of recreation as a part of the storyline.

5. July 1 - International Joke Day: Read a humorous book or a book that has someone laughing or smiling on the cover.

6. July 14 - Shark Awareness Day: Read a book that includes some sort of threat from nature, or a book set on or near the water or with water on the cover.

7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day: Read a book that is shelved as YA or has a child in the storyline, or a book with people hugging or kissing on the cover.

8. July 22 - Hammock Day: Read a book that would be perfect for kicking back and spending the day in a hammock in the shade!
Rough Diamonds (The Coveted Saga, #3) by C.M. Owens 3.7.18

9. July 30 - International Day of Friendship: Read a book with best friends in the storyline, or one that was recommended to you by a friend.

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, #1) by Chloe Neill 5/7/18


message 5: by Laura..devouring books like crumpets (last edited Mar 06, 2019 11:17PM) (new)

Laura..devouring books like crumpets (lauzacookie) | 1243 comments Pass parcel reading options

Magic in the Wind (Drake Sisters, #1) by Christine Feehan - Read by mountainKat March the 6th

Second Grave on the Left (Charley Davidson, #2) by Darynda Jones - charley davidson 13 read by mountainKat on feb 27th

Magic Slays (Kate Daniels, #5) by Ilona Andrews - Mountainkat read Kate daniesl 4.5 on feb 18th

in death im up to - Mountainkat read in death 43 on jan 31st

Slave to Sensation (Psy-Changeling #1) by Nalini Singh - sexy lady read book 6 feb 25th

A Quick Bite (Argeneau #1) by Lynsay Sands - book 2 read feb 15th by sexi ladi

Dark Side of the Moon (Dark-Hunter #9, Were-Hunter #3) by Sherrilyn Kenyon - sexi ladi read book 27 on Nov the 19th

The Killing Dance (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #6) by Laurell K. Hamilton - Sexi lady read book 25 on october 25th


message 6: by Laura..devouring books like crumpets (last edited Mar 31, 2019 11:34AM) (new)

Laura..devouring books like crumpets (lauzacookie) | 1243 comments Well i managed to get to

Two Weeks Notice by Whitney G. from you recommendation, I really liked it and will try some other books by the author... Thanks


message 8: by Laura..devouring books like crumpets (last edited Aug 12, 2020 09:41AM) (new)

Laura..devouring books like crumpets (lauzacookie) | 1243 comments Books this week

License to Date (Better Date than Never, #6) by Susan Hatler
A Twist of Date (Better Date than Never, #5) by Susan Hatler
Save the Date (Better Date than Never, #4) by Susan Hatler
Everblue (Mer Tales, #1) by Brenda Pandos
Blood Promise (Vampire Academy, #4) by Richelle Mead


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