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message 1: by ~KarenH~, Moderator (new)

~KarenH~ | 8262 comments July Monthly Challenge

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.

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!

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.

You can choose any number of categories depending on your reading speed, book availability and/or time commitment.

When posting your challenge progress, please make sure to put the date/s when you finished your book/s.

Upon completion, please repost your challenge as it helps when updating; you may update your original challenge as or go or repost if you choose.

Happy Reading!!



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message 4: by Bookchaser (last edited Jun 30, 2018 02:26AM) (new)

Bookchaser | 1903 comments 2018 July Monthly Challenge


0/10 Completed


01. 'J' is for July: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.
Just Stop Me by Rosalind James
OR
Secretly Hers by Jamie Beck
OR
Only a Duke Will Do by Sabrina Jeffries
OR
Return of the Highlander by Julianne MacLean
02. Olympian Gods and Goddesses ~ DIONYSUS: 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.
Real Men Will by Victoria Dahl
OR
Last Kiss of Summer by Marina Adair
OR
The Bartender's Mail Order Bride by Cindy Caldwell
03. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author ~ Sawyer Bennett: Read one book written by Sawyer Bennett or any author with her first or last name.
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.
Shooter by Dahlia West
OR
Anywhere You Are by Elisabeth Barrett
OR
Meant to Be by Terri Osburn
OR
About That Fling by Tawna Fenske
04. Nude Recreation Week (2nd Week in July): 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.
Power Play by Deirdre Martin
OR
No Breaking My Heart by Kate Angell
OR
Scrimmage Gone South by Alicia Hunter Pace
05. International Joke Day (July 1): Read a humorous book or a book that has someone laughing or smiling on the cover.

06. Shark Awareness Day (July 14): 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.
Heat Stroke by Rachel Caine
OR
Moondance Beach by Susan Donovan
OR
Ex on the Beach by Kim Law
OR
Defiant by Pamela Clare
07. Global Hug Your Kids Day (July 16): 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.
A Stone Creek Christmas by Linda Lael Miller
OR
A Child Under His Tree by Allison Leigh
OR
A Christmas Blessing by Sherryl Woods
OR
It Had to Be Him by Tamra Baumann
08. Hammock Day (July 22): Read a book that would be perfect for kicking back and spending the day in a hammock in the shade!
The Summer Bride by Anne Gracie
OR
Wildflower Wedding by LuAnn McLane
09. International Day of Friendship (July 30): 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.


XXX Just Stop Me (Escape to New Zealand #9) by Rosalind James XXX Secretly Hers (Sterling Canyon, #2) by Jamie Beck XXX Only a Duke Will Do (School for Heiresses, #2) by Sabrina Jeffries XXX Return of the Highlander (Highlander, #4) by Julianne MacLean XXX Real Men Will (Donovan Brothers Brewery, #3) by Victoria Dahl XXX Last Kiss of Summer (Destiny Bay, #1) by Marina Adair XXX The Bartender's Mail Order Bride (Wild West Frontier Brides, #3) by Cindy Caldwell XXX Shooter (Burnout, #1) by Dahlia West XXX Anywhere You Are (Return to Briarwood, #3) by Elisabeth Barrett XXX Meant to Be (Anchor Island, #1) by Terri Osburn XXX About That Fling by Tawna Fenske XXX Power Play (New York Blades, #7) by Deirdre Martin XXX No Breaking My Heart (Barefoot William Beach, #5) by Kate Angell XXX Scrimmage Gone South (Gone South, #2) by Alicia Hunter Pace XXX Heat Stroke (Weather Warden, #2) by Rachel Caine XXX Moondance Beach (Bayberry Island, #3) by Susan Donovan XXX Ex on the Beach (Turtle Island, #1) by Kim Law XXX Defiant (MacKinnon's Rangers, #3) by Pamela Clare XXX A Stone Creek Christmas (Stone Creek, #4) by Linda Lael Miller XXX A Child Under His Tree (Return to the Double C) by Allison Leigh XXX A Christmas Blessing by Sherryl Woods XXX It Had to Be Him (It Had to Be #1) by Tamra Baumann XXX The Summer Bride (Chance Sisters, #4) by Anne Gracie XXX Wildflower Wedding (Cricket Creek #6) by Luann McLane XXX


message 5: by Jamie (TheRebelliousReader) (last edited Jul 17, 2018 01:18PM) (new)

Jamie (TheRebelliousReader) (iambrucewayne) | 927 comments ~July Monthly Challenge~
FINISHED 7/17


Challenges Completed: 6/6

1. 'J' is for July:
The Protector by Jodie Ellen Malpas (7/4) ★★
The Protector by Jodi Ellen Malpas

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS: (Last in a series)
Obsidio by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (7/17) ★★★
Obsidio (The Illuminae Files, #3) by Amie Kaufman

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett: (Contemporary Romance)
The Air He Breathes by Brittainy C. Cherry (7/5) ★★★
The Air He Breathes (Elements, #1) by Brittainy C. Cherry

4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week: (Sports)
The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata (7/13) ★★★★★
The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata

5. July 22 - Hammock Day:
The Wild Heir by Karina Halle (7/7) ★★★
The Wild Heir by Karina Halle

6. Reader's Choice:
Clipped Wings by Helena Hunting (7/11) ★★★★
Clipped Wings (Clipped Wings, #1) by Helena Hunting


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MountainKat | 23425 comments Me, for the usual 10!


message 7: by Nicole (last edited Jul 19, 2018 11:15PM) (new)

Nicole P | 3200 comments 2018 July Monthly Challenge

10/10 completed

✓ 'J' is for July: Jock Row by Sara Ney (11/07) ★★★★

✓ Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS: Speakeasy by Sarina Bowen (08/07) ★★★

✓ Featured Author Challenge (FAC): Wicked Wish by Sawyer Bennett (13/07) ★★★

✓ 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week: Getting Schooled by Emma Chase (19/07) ★★★★

✓ July 1 - International Joke Day: Imperfect Chemistry by Mary Frame (02/07) ★★★

✓ July 14 - Shark Awareness Day: Fall Hard by Zoe York (13/07) ★★

✓ July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day: Ruthless Protector by Sherilee Gray (03/07) ★★★

✓ July 22 - Hammock Day: Hard Hitter by Sarina Bowen (01/07) ★★★★

✓ July 30 - International Day of Friendship: Hot Asset by Lauren Layne (03/07) ★★★★

✓ Reader's Choice: Delivery Girl by Lily Kate (01/07) ★★

Jock Row (Jock Hard Book 1) by Sara Ney Speakeasy (True North, #5) by Sarina Bowen Wicked Wish (The Wicked Horse Vegas Book 2) by Sawyer Bennett Getting Schooled (Getting Some, #1) by Emma Chase Imperfect Chemistry (Imperfect, #1) by Mary Frame Fall Hard (SEALs Undone, #2) by Zoe York Ruthless Protector (A Lawless Kings Novel Book 4) by Sherilee Gray Hard Hitter (Brooklyn Bruisers #2) by Sarina Bowen Hot Asset (21 Wall Street, #1) by Lauren Layne Delivery Girl (Minnesota Ice, #1) by Lily Kate


message 8: by Georgina (last edited Jul 15, 2018 12:35AM) (new)

Georgina Parkin (geosbookblog) | 254 comments Read 10/10

1. 'J' is for July. Read a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J':
To Marry the Duke 3/7

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses – DIONYSUS. Read a book that is the last (or most current) in a series: Lady Rogue 7/7

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett. Read one book written by Sawyer Bennett: Max 13/7

4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week. Read a book with a nude or mostly nude person on the cover: Tempt Me 11/7

5. July 1 - International Joke Day. Read a humorous book: Broomstick Breakdown 15/7

6. July 14 - Shark Awareness Day. Read a book set on or near the water or with water on the cover: Heart of the Deep 15/7

7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day. Read a book that has a child in the storyline: The Bride 5/7

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: The Hunter 10/7

9. July 30 - International Day of Friendship. Read a book that was recommended to you by a friend: The Duke and I 1/7

10. Reader's Choice. Read any book of your choice: The Risk of Rogues 15/7

To Marry the Duke (American Heiresses, #1) by Julianne MacLean Lady Rogue (The Royal Rewards #3) by Theresa Romain Max (Cold Fury Hockey, #6) by Sawyer Bennett Tempt Me (One Night with Sole Regret, #2) by Olivia Cunning Broomstick Breakdown by Eve Langlais Heart of the Deep (The Kraken, #3) by Tiffany Roberts The Bride (Lairds' Fiancées, #1) by Julie Garwood The Hunter (Victorian Rebels, #2) by Kerrigan Byrne The Duke and I (Bridgertons, #1) by Julia Quinn The Risk of Rogues (The Sinful Suitors, #5.5) by Sabrina Jeffries


message 9: by Chiara (last edited Jul 30, 2018 09:27AM) (new)

Chiara | 726 comments July Monthly Challenge [❌☆½]
10/10 READ


1. 'J' is for July: Something in the Way by Jessica Hawkins (author name starts with J) 07/30 ☆☆☆☆☆

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS: Kage Unmasked by Maris Black (book that is the last in a series) 07/06 ☆☆☆

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett: Alex by Sawyer Bennett 07/18 ☆☆☆

4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week: Disgrace by Brittainy C. Cherry (mostly nude person on the cover) 07/08 ☆☆☆☆☆

5. July 1 - International Joke Day: The Hardest Fall by Ella Maise (someone smiling on the cover) 07/13 ☆☆☆☆

6. July 14 - Shark Awareness Day: Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A. Tucker (water on the cover) 07/23 ☆☆☆☆

7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day: What He Always Knew by Kandi Steiner (people hugging on the cover) 07/15 ☆☆☆☆

8. July 22 - Hammock Day: Beautiful Broken Rules by Kimberly Lauren 07/22 ☆☆☆☆

9. July 30 - International Day of Friendship: When It Rains by Lisa De Jong (best friends on the storyline) 07/28 ☆☆☆☆

10. Reader's Choice: Still by Kennedy Ryan 07/04 ☆☆☆☆

Something in the Way (Something in the Way, #1) by Jessica Hawkins Kage Unmasked (Kage Trilogy, #3) by Maris Black Alex (Cold Fury Hockey, #1) by Sawyer Bennett Disgrace by Brittainy C. Cherry The Hardest Fall by Ella Maise Ten Tiny Breaths (Ten Tiny Breaths, #1) by K.A. Tucker What He Always Knew (What He Doesn't Know Duet, #2) by Kandi Steiner Beautiful Broken Rules (Broken #1) by Kimberly Lauren When It Rains (Rains, #1) by Lisa De Jong Still (Grip, #2) by Kennedy Ryan


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Mojca | 1414 comments I'm in as well.


.•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*•. Christine .•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*• | 540 comments July Monthly Challenge

Completed 10/10


✔️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'.

Lady Isabella's Scandalous Marriage (MacKenzies & McBrides, #2) by Jennifer Ashley Lady Isabella's Scandalous Marriage by Jennifer Ashley - 05/07/2018

✔️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 the last (or most current) in a series.

X-Ops Exposed by Paige Tyler X-Ops Exposed by Paige Tyler - 01/07/2018

✔️3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett: Read one book shelved as Contemporary Romance

Rock Addiction (Rock Kiss, #1) by Nalini Singh Rock Addiction by Nalini Singh - 09/07/2018

✔️4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week: Read a book with a nude or mostly nude person on the cover

Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong Bitten by Kelley Armstrong - 02/07/2018

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

Undercover Princess (Royally Wed, #2) by Suzanne Brockmann Undercover Princess by Suzanne Brockmann - 03/07/2018

✔️6. July 14 - Shark Awareness Day: Read a book set near the water

Rock Hard (Rock Kiss, #2) by Nalini Singh Rock Hard by Nalini Singh - 13/07/2018

✔️7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day: Read a book that has a child in the storyline

Dime Store Magic (Women of the Otherworld, #3) by Kelley Armstrong Dime Store Magic by Kelley Armstrong - 07/07/2018

✔️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!

Stolen (Women of the Otherworld, #2) by Kelley Armstrong Stolen by Kelley Armstrong - 04/07/2018

✔️9. July 30 - International Day of Friendship: Read a book that was recommended to you by a friend

Rules for a Proper Governess (MacKenzies & McBrides, #7) by Jennifer Ashley Rules for a Proper Governess by Jennifer Ashley - 07/07/2018

✔️10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.

Killing Moon (Moon #1) by Rebecca York Killing Moon by Rebecca York - 01/07/2018


message 12: by Erin (last edited Jul 30, 2018 08:52AM) (new)

Erin **Coffee and Book Addict** (coffeebookaddict) | 48 comments I am in for July!

10/10

****1. Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.

Leaping Hearts 7/12/18

****2. 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.

Chesapeake Blue 7/20/18

****3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett: Read one book written by Sawyer Bennett or any author with her first or last name. 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.

Off Limits 7/9/18

****4. 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.

Their Kidnapped Bride 7/3/18

****5. Read a humorous book or a book that has someone laughing or smiling on the cover.

Seriously... I'm Kidding 7/3/18

****6. 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.

Sea Swept 7/16/18

****7. 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.

City of Glass 7/30/18

****8. Read a book that would be perfect for kicking back and spending the day in a hammock in the shade!

Bed of Roses 7/24/18

****9. Read a book with best friends in the storyline, or one that was recommended to you by a friend.

City of Ashes 7/25/18

****10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.

Rising Tides 7/18/18


message 13: by ⚣Michaelle⚣ (last edited Jun 20, 2018 08:52AM) (new)

⚣Michaelle⚣ (michaelle) | 1187 comments Hey, this looks fun! I'm in...

0/10
1. J Title/Author Initial:
2. Wine/Culinary/Ag/Final in Series:
3. Sawyer or Bennett Author Name/NC Setting/2013 Pub/Contemporary/Attorney MC:
4. Mostly Nude Cover/Sports/Recreation:
5. Humorous/Laughing or Smiling Cover Model:
6. Natural Threat/Water on Cover/Near Water Setting:
7. YA/Child Character/Hugging or Kissing on Cover:
8. Hammock Worthy Read:
9. Best Friends/Friend Rec:
10. Reader's Choice:


message 14: by Michaele (last edited Jul 26, 2018 01:53PM) (new)

Michaele | 4751 comments 10/10

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'. A Lot like Love, Julie James, 7/12

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS: Dionysus
♥ Read a book that is the last (or most current) in a series, Issued to the Bride One Soldier, Cora Seton, 7/17

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett: Roman, Sawyer Bennett, 7/19

4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week: Read a book with a nude or mostly nude person on the cover, Loving the Wounded Warrior, Adriana Anders, 7/15

5. July 1 - International Joke Day: Read a humorous book or a book that has someone laughing or smiling on the cover. Banking the Billionaire, Max Monroe, 7/17

6. July 14 - Shark Awareness Day: Read a book that includes some sort of threat from nature, Low Pressure, Sandra Brown, 7/26

7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day: Read a book that has a child in the storyline, Some Sort of Love, Melanie Harlow, 7/5

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! Speakeasy, Sarina Bowen, 7/8

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. Once Upon a Billionaire, Jessica Clare, 7/9

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice. Risking it All, Tessa Bailey 7/3

A Lot like Love (FBI/US Attorney, #2) by Julie James Issued to the Bride One Soldier (Brides of Chance Creek Book 5) by Cora Seton Roman (Cold Fury Hockey, #7) by Sawyer Bennett Loving the Wounded Warrior (Love at Last #2) by Adriana Anders Banking the Billionaire (Billionaire Bad Boys, #2) by Max Monroe Low Pressure by Sandra Brown Some Sort of Love (Happy Crazy Love, #3) by Melanie Harlow Speakeasy (True North, #5) by Sarina Bowen Once Upon a Billionaire (Billionaire Boys Club, #4) by Jessica Clare Risking it All (Crossing the Line, #1) by Tessa Bailey


message 15: by Deanna (last edited Jul 28, 2018 11:39AM) (new)

Deanna (dlbell208) | 86 comments 10/10 completed

1. 'J' is for July: Read a book whose author's first name starts with 'J'.

Sell My Soul (Sixty Days, #1) by Jade West Sell My Soul by Jade West - 7/27/18

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS: Read a book that is the last (or most current) in a series.

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (Montague Siblings, #1) by Mackenzi Lee The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee - 7/11/18

3. FAC - Sawyer Bennett: Read a book shelved as Contemporary Romance.

Holiday Wishes (Heartbreaker Bay, #4.5) by Jill Shalvis Holiday Wishes by Jill Shalvis - 7/20/18

4. Nude Recreation Week: Read a book with a nude or mostly nude person on the cover.

Unlearned Virgin and Professor Romance by Haley Pierce Unlearned: Virgin and Professor Romance by Haley Pierce - 7/27/18

5. International Joke Day: Read a humorous book.

About That Kiss (Heartbreaker Bay, #5) by Jill Shalvis About That Kiss by Jill Shalvis - 7/26/18

6. Shark Awareness Day: Read a book set on or near the water.

Archangel's Shadows (Guild Hunter, #7) by Nalini Singh Archangel's Shadows by Nalini Singh - 7/5/18

7. Global Hug Your Kids Day: Read a book that is shelved as YA.

Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare - 7/16/18

8. Hammock Day: Read a book that would be perfect for kicking back and spending the day in a hammock in the shade!

By Your Side by Kasie West By Your Side by Kasie West 7/20/18

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

History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera - 7/17/18

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.

Tormented by Lee Mountford Tormented by Lee Mountford - 7/3/18


message 16: by Karen ♐ (last edited Aug 02, 2018 02:26PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 1546 comments July Monthly Challenge

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'. - Strangers in Death J.D. Robb - 7/20
Strangers in Death (In Death, #26) by J.D. Robb

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS:
♥ Read a book that is the last (or most current) in a series.
- Delirious M.S. Force - 7/2
Delirious (Quantum, #6) by M.S. Force

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett:
You may also read any book shelved as Contemporary Romance
- Insidious Aleatha Romig - 7/12
Insidious (Tales from the Dark Side, #1) by Aleatha Romig

4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week: Read a book with sports or some other form of recreation as a part of the storyline. - Wrestling - Making Faces Amy Harmon - 7/25
Making Faces by Amy Harmon

5. July 1 - International Joke Day: Read a humorous book - Master Bits & Mercenary Bites: Girls Night Lexi Blake - 7/9
Master Bits & Mercenary Bites Girls Night by Lexi Blake

6. July 14 - Shark Awareness Day: Read a book set on or near the water. - Key West - Wilde Nights in Paradise Tonya Burrows - 7/15
Wilde Nights in Paradise (Wilde Security, #1) by Tonya Burrows

7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day: Read a book with people hugging or kissing on the cover. - The Arrangement 18: The Ferro Family H.M. Ward - 7/7
The Arrangement 18 The Ferro Family (The Arrangement, #18) by H.M. Ward

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! - Loving Evangeline Linda Howard - 7/9
Loving Evangeline (Patterson-Cannon Family, #2) by Linda Howard

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. - Love and Other Words Christina Lauren - 7/6
Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice. - A Rancher's Song Vivian Arend - 7/6
A Rancher's Song (Heart Falls, #2) by Vivian Arend



message 17: by Emerson (last edited Jul 16, 2018 03:51AM) (new)

Emerson Hawthorne | 157 comments 1. Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.

Ain't He Precious? (Sex and Sweet Tea, #1) by Juliette Poe

2. 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.

Hello Stranger (The Ravenels, #4) by Lisa Kleypas 7/6

3. Read one book written by Sawyer Bennett or any author with her first or last name. 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.

Bishop (Arizona Vengeance, #1) by Sawyer Bennett 7/1

4. 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.

Rookie Move (Brooklyn Bruisers, #1) by Sarina Bowen

5. Read a humorous book or a book that has someone laughing or smiling on the cover.

Ready to Run (I Do, I Don't, #1) by Lauren Layne

6. 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.

The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband (Rokesbys, #2) by Julia Quinn

7. 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.

Easy Nights (Boudreaux, #6) by Kristen Proby

8. Read a book that would be perfect for kicking back and spending the day in a hammock in the shade!

Stubborn as a Mule (The Sex and Sweet Tea Series Book 2) by Juliette Poe

9. Read a book with best friends in the storyline, or one that was recommended to you by a friend.

Wicked and the Wallflower (The Bareknuckle Bastards, #1) by Sarah MacLean 7/12

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.

The Governess Game (Girl Meets Duke, #2) by Tessa Dare 7/15


message 18: by Sandra (last edited Jul 18, 2018 04:13PM) (new)

Sandra | 712 comments I'M IN!

1. 'J' is for July - Heaven on Earth - Jayne Rylon - 10 JULY
2. last in a series - Beautiful - Christina Lauren - 6 JULY
3. Contemporary Romance - Betrayal - Aleatha Romig - 9 JULY
4. mostly nude person on the cover - Her Forbidden Risk - Tori St. Claire - 8 JUNE
5. humorous book - Chef Sugarlips - Tawna Fenske - 1 JULY
6. water on the cover - Secrets of a Summer Night - Lisa Kleypas - 3 JULY
7. kissing on the cover - The Real Deal - Lauren Blakely - 11 JULY
8. perfect for kicking back - Still Waters - Jayne Rylon - 18 JULY
9. recommended by a friend - Sometimes I Lie - Alice Feeney - 8 JULY
10. Reader's Choice - Throne of Truth - Pepper Winters - 15 JULY

Heaven on Earth (Compass Boys #1) by Jayne Rylon Beautiful (Beautiful Bastard, #5) by Christina Lauren Betrayal (Infidelity, #1) by Aleatha Romig Her Forbidden Risk by Tori St. Claire Chef Sugarlips (Ponderosa Resort Romantic Comedies, #1) by Tawna Fenske Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflowers, #1) by Lisa Kleypas The Real Deal by Lauren Blakely Still Waters (Compass Boys #3) by Jayne Rylon Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney Throne of Truth (Truth and Lies Duet, #2) by Pepper Winters


message 19: by Emily (last edited Aug 05, 2018 03:23PM) (new)

Emily | 826 comments July Monthly Challenge

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. Embers by Suzanne Wright 7.3

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...
" shelved as Contemporary Romance The Wife Arrangement by Penny Wylder 7.30
"

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. Sico by Esther E Schmidt 7.22

5. July 1 - International Joke Day: Read a humorous book or a book that has someone laughing or smiling on the cover. Hyde and Seek by Layla Frost 7.26

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! Aint Doin It by Lani Lynn Vale 7.9
"

9. July 30 - International Day of Friendship: Read a book with best friends in the storyline,Ballers Secret Baby by Normandie Allen 7.29

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice. Moon Called by Patricia Briggs 7.12


message 20: by Connie N. (last edited Aug 03, 2018 06:37AM) (new)

Connie N. | 1126 comments July Monthly Challenge
Timeframe: 7/1/18 to 7/31/18
10/10

1. 'J' is for July - Author's first name starts with J - Author Jackie Ashenden - Make It Hurt - 7/12/18 ♥♥♥
Make It Hurt (Texas Bounty, #2) by Jackie Ashenden

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses – DIONYSUS - Last (or most current) in a series - Spurred On by Sabrina York - 7/11/18 ♥♥♥♥
Spurred On (Stripped Down) by Sabrina York
Sadly, this seems to be the ending of the series—the epilogue pretty much wrapped everything up.

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett: Read one book written by Sawyer Bennett - Hawke by Sawyer Bennett - 7/28/18 ♥♥♥
Hawke (Cold Fury Hockey, #5) by Sawyer Bennett

4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week - Sports as a part of the storyline - Can't Buy Me Love by Molly O'Keefe - 7/13/18 ♥♥♥
Can't Buy Me Love (Crooked Creek Ranch, #1) by Molly O'Keefe
Luc is a professional hockey player—the Ice Man.

5. July 1 - International Joke Day - Humorous book - Six Geese A-Slaying by Donna Andrews - 7/15/18 ♥♥♥♥
Six Geese A-Slaying (Meg Langslow, #10) by Donna Andrews

6. July 14 - Shark Awareness Day - Includes some sort of threat from nature - Christmas in Kilts by Terri Brisbin - 7/3/18 ♥♥♥♥
Christmas in Kilts by Terri Brisbin
Most of these stories were about couples who were stranded because of snowstorms.

7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day – Has a child in the storyline - The Nightingale Sisters by Donna Douglas - 7/6/18 ♥♥♥♥
The Nightingale Sisters (Nightingales #2) by Donna Douglas
Violet’s son Oliver is the reason she must keep their identity a secret.

8. July 22 - Hammock Day - Perfect for kicking back and spending the day in a hammock in the shade - Hot Asset by Lauren Layne - 7/17/18 ♥♥♥♥♥
Hot Asset (21 Wall Street, #1) by Lauren Layne

9. July 30 - International Day of Friendship - Best friends in the storyline - The Last Suppers by Diane Mott Davidson - 7/7/18 ♥♥♥♥
The Last Suppers (A Goldy Bear Culinary Mystery, #4) by Diane Mott Davidson
Goldy enlists her best friend and matron-of-honor Marla to help when Tom is missing.

10. Reader's Choice - Any book - Peach Pies and Alibis by Ellery Adams - 7/8/18 ♥♥♥
Peach Pies and Alibis (A Charmed Pie Shoppe Mystery, #2) by Ellery Adams

*****CHALLENGE COMPLETE 7/28/18*****


message 21: by Andrea (last edited Jul 29, 2018 12:42PM) (new)

Andrea | 101 comments 10/10

1. Read a book whose author's first name starts with 'J'. - Creative Process - Jul14 - 4*
2. Read a book that is somehow related to the wine industry - Bottled Up - Jul12 - 4*
3. Read one book written by Sawyer Bennett or any author with her first or last name - From the Depths - Jul8 - 4*
4. Read a book with a nude or mostly nude person on the cover -His Leading Man - Jul21 - 4*
5. Read a humorous book - C*cky Writer - Jul6 - 4*
6. 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 - Pipelines in Paradise - Jul10 - 4*
7. Read a book that is shelved as YA - Sam Dorsey And His Dirty Dancing - Jul9 - 4*
8. Read a book that would be perfect for kicking back and spending the day in a hammock in the shade! - The Bucket List - Jul29 - 5*
9. Read a book with best friends in the storyline, - Nobody's Butterfly - Jul26 - 4*
10. Reader's Choice: Love in Spades - Jul17 - 5*


message 22: by Christine (last edited Jul 29, 2018 04:46PM) (new)

Christine (KizzieReads) (kizzie48) | 126 comments I'm in!

...10/10 Completed July 29

1. 'J' is for July: A Touch of Persuasion by Janice Maynard July 24, 4 stars

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS: A Marine for Christmas by Beth Andrews July 29, 2 stars

3. MC is a lawyer: A Man of Privilege by Sarah M. Anderson July 7, 4 stars

4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week: Lethal Lover by Laura Gordon July 22, 4 stars

5. July 1 - International Joke Day: Undead and Unwed by MaryJanice Davidson July 21, 5 stars

6. July 14 - Shark Awareness Day: Sea of Love by Susan Donovan July 14, 5 stars

7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day: Dad in Disguise by Kate Little July 27, 2.5 stars

8. July 22 - Hammock Day: Sixth Grave on the Edge by Darynda Jones July 16, 5 stars

9. July 30 - International Day of Friendship: The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting July 11, 4 stars

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice. Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins July 6, 5 stars

A Touch of Persuasion (Men Of Wolff Mountain #2) by Janice Maynard A Marine for Christmas by Beth Andrews A Man of Privilege (Lawyers in Love, #2) by Sarah M. Anderson Lethal Lover by Laura Gordon Undead and Unwed (Undead, #1) by MaryJanice Davidson Sea of Love (Bayberry Island, #1) by Susan Donovan Dad in Disguise (Baby Daze, #1) by Kate Little Sixth Grave on the Edge (Charley Davidson, #6) by Darynda Jones The Body Finder (The Body Finder, #1) by Kimberly Derting Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins


message 23: by Jujubee (last edited Aug 02, 2018 07:07PM) (new)

Jujubee (goodreadscomjujubeed) | 216 comments My fun in the sun July reading spot 24! Stats 10/10

Just like That by Nicola Rendell 1. 'J' is for July: Just like That Nicola Rendell • Read 07/24/18 5*
Highland Wrath (The Mercenary Maidens, #3) by Madeline Martin 2. DIONYSUS: Most current in series Highland Wrath (The Mercenary Maidens 03) Madeline Martin • Read 07/09/18 4*
Night Shift Dirty Things Happen in the Dark by Kindle Alexander 3. FAC - Sawyer Bennett: Off Duty (Off 05.6) Sawyer Bennett • Read 07/18/18 4* (Read in anthology Night Shift: Dirty Things Happen in the Dark )
Even Money (All In Duet, #1) by Alessandra Torre 4. Nude Recreation Week: Gambling & Bare Shoulders ;): Even Money (All In Duet 01) Alessandra Torre • Read 07/26/18 5*
Before Jamaica Lane (On Dublin Street, #3) by Samantha Young 5. International Joke Day: Before Jamaica Lane (On Dublin Street 03) Samantha Young • Read 07/17/18 4*
Heaven and Hell (Heaven and Hell, #1) by Kristen Ashley 6. Shark Awareness Day: Heaven and Hell (Heaven and Hell 01) Kristen Ashley • Read 07/30/18 4*
Kissing Tolstoy (Dear Professor, #1) by Penny Reid 7. Global Hug Your Kids Day: Kissing Tolstoy (Dear Professor 01) Penny Reid • Read 07/07/18 4*
INK A Love Story on 7th and Main by Elizabeth Hunter 8. Hammock Day: INK: A Love Story on 7th and Main Elizabeth Hunter • Read 07/15/18 5*
Double Down (All In Duet, #2) by Alessandra Torre 9. International Day of Friendship: Double Down (All In Duet 02) Alessandra Torre • Read 07/28/18 5*
Broken Edge (The Edge, #3) by C.D. Reiss 10. Reader's Choice: Broken Edge (The Edge 03) CD Reiss • Read 07/09/18 5*


Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (shuga) | 1102 comments uly Monthly Challenge

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.

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!

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.


message 25: by Mariana (last edited Jul 20, 2018 05:48AM) (new)

Mariana (lyqrycy) | 551 comments July Monthly Challenge
10/10 COMPLETED

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'.
All I Want (Animal Magnetism, #7) by Jill Shalvis by Jill Shalvis, read 07/11, 3 stars

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS: Read a book that is the last (or most current) in a series
Trick Play (Fake Boyfriend, #2) by Eden Finley by Eden Finley, read 07/08, 3.5 stars

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett: Read a book set in North Carolina
Carolina Home (Dare Island, #1) by Virginia Kantra by Virginia Kantra, read 07/20, 4 stars

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
Changing the Game (Play by Play, #2) by Jaci Burton by Jaci Burton, read 07/11, 4 stars

5. July 1 - International Joke Day: Read a humorous book
Cream of the Crop (Hudson Valley, #2) by Alice Clayton by Alice Clayton, read 07/07, 3 stars

6. July 14 - Shark Awareness Day: Read a book set on or near the water or with water on the cover
Somewhere on Maui by Toby Neal by Toby Neal, read 07/18, 3 stars

7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day: Read a book with people hugging or kissing on the cover
The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang by Helen Hoang, read 07/19, 5 stars

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!
Holiday in the Hamptons (From Manhattan with Love, #5) by Sarah Morgan by Sarah Morgan, read 07/15, 4 stars

9. July 30 - International Day of Friendship: Read a book that was recommended to you by a friend
No Darker Place (Shades of Death, #1) by Debra Webb by Debra Webb, read 07/06, 4 stars

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice
Roomies by Christina Lauren by Christina Lauren, read 07/12, 4 stars


message 26: by Sonja (last edited Jul 31, 2018 09:04AM) (new)

Sonja (sonjac) | 1158 comments Count me in please!
5/10 again for the month... I have no idea how July will shape up!

8/10 Done! WOOHOO!
1. 'J' is for July:
Sleeping Beauty by Judith Ivory

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS:
Can't Stand the Heat (restaurant owner) This'll be an August read now... :\

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett:
Alex (featured author)
♥♥♥
Roomies (contemporary)♥♥♥♥♥

4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week:
Pucked (much more naked!)
♥♥♥♥

5. July 1 - International Joke Day:
Grin and Beard It (smile word on cover)
♥♥♥

6. July 14 - Shark Awareness Day:
On the Island (satisfies all three!)

7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day:
The Nightingale (children in story)
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

8. July 22 - Hammock Day:
Someone to Watch Over Me
♥♥♥

9. July 30 - International Day of Friendship:
Shacking Up (friends)

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
The Matchmaker's Playbook
♥♥♥♥
Cowboy Pride ♥♥♥♥

Books:
Sleeping Beauty by Judith Ivory , Can't Stand the Heat (Recipe for Love #1) by Louisa Edwards , On the Island (On the Island, #1) by Tracey Garvis-Graves , Shacking Up (Shacking Up, #1) by Helena Hunting , Yours Until Dawn by Teresa Medeiros ,

Read:
Grin and Beard It (Winston Brothers, #2) by Penny Reid , The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah , Roomies by Christina Lauren , Alex (Cold Fury Hockey, #1) by Sawyer Bennett , Someone to Watch Over Me by Lisa Kleypas , Pucked (Pucked, #1) by Helena Hunting , The Matchmaker's Playbook (Wingmen Inc., #1) by Rachel Van Dyken , Cowboy Pride (Wild Wyoming Hearts #3) by Lacy Williams ,


message 27: by Romanticbookworm (last edited Jun 30, 2018 05:45PM) (new)

Romanticbookworm | 343 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'.

A Stone in the Sea (Bleeding Stars, #1) by A.L. Jackson or other

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.

The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #5) by Rick Riordan or other

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.

On the Rocks (Last Call, #1) by Sawyer Bennett or other

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!

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.


message 28: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jul 28, 2018 09:45AM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 3669 comments July Challenge

READ: 10/8

✔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':
The Heist - Janet Evanovich 7/5

✔2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses – DIONYSUS. 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:
Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon - Kerrelyn Spark (most current) 7/7

✔3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author: book set in North Carolina or published in 2013, or shelved as Contemporary Romance, or with a MC who is an attorney.
Blade of Darkness - Dianne Duvall 7/14

✔4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week. Read a book with a nude or mostly nude person on the cover
The Darkest Warrior - Gena Showalter 7/7

✔5. July 1 - International Joke Day. Read a humorous book or a book that has someone laughing or smiling on the cover:
Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon - Donna Andrews 7/13

✔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:
The Ice Twins - S.K. Tremayne 7/27

✔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:
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow - Jessica Townsend 7/16

✔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:
Everything and the Moon - Julia Quinn 7/21

✔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:
The Real Deal - Lucy Monroe 7/20

✔10. Reader's Choice. Read any book of your choice:
The Earl of Brass - Kara Jorgensen 7/10

The Heist (Fox and O'Hare, #1) by Janet Evanovich Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon (The Embraced, #3) by Kerrelyn Sparks Blade of Darkness (Immortal Guardians, #7) by Dianne Duvall The Darkest Warrior (Lords of the Underworld, #14) by Gena Showalter Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon (Meg Langslow, #4) by Donna Andrews The Ice Twins by S.K. Tremayne Nevermoor The Trials of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor, #1) by Jessica Townsend Everything and the Moon (The Lyndon Sisters, #1) by Julia Quinn The Real Deal by Lucy Monroe The Earl of Brass (The Ingenious Mechanical Devices #1) by Kara Jorgensen

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


Mamacita aka MawMaw  (mamawantsbedtimestory) | 832 comments Mama Spot!!!

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.

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!

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.


message 30: by Katherine (last edited Jul 12, 2018 07:08PM) (new)

Katherine | 279 comments July Monthly Challenge

1. 'J' is for July:
Giant Days #29 by John Allison 1/6/18 ★★★

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - Dionysus. ♥ that is related to agriculture.
The Books of Tarzan, Vol 1 (Tarzan, #1-5) by Edgar Rice Burroughs 2/6/18 ★★

3. Author - Sawyer Bennett.
Junjo Romantica, Volume 11 by Shungiku Nakamura 3/6/18 ★★★

4. Nude Recreation:
Barbarian's Prize (Ice Planet Barbarians, #5) by Ruby Dixon 5/6/18 ★★★★

5. International Joke Day: Read a humorous book.
Lion and the Falcon (Furry United Coalition, #4) by Eve Langlais 2/6/18 ★★★★★

6. Shark Awareness Day: Read a book that set near the water.
Doe and the Wolf (Furry United Coalition, #5) by Eve Langlais 2/6/18 ★★★★★

7. Global Hug Your Kids Day: that has a child in the story.
Fairest of All A Tale of the Wicked Queen by Serena Valentino 1/6/18 ★★★

8. Hammock Day: that would be perfect for kicking back and relaxing.
The Unfairest of Them All (Ever After High, #2) by Shannon Hale 3/6/18 ★★★★

9. Day of Friendship:
Kingsman The Secret Service by Mark Millar 4/6/18 ★★★

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James 6/6/18 ★★★


message 31: by Ann (new)

Ann | 20 comments I'm in!

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.

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!

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.

You can choose any number of categories depending on your reading speed, book availability and/or time commitment.

When posting your challenge progress, please make sure to put the date/s when you finished your book/s.

Upon completion, please repost your challenge as it helps when updating; you may update your original challenge as or go or repost if you choose.


message 32: by Suzanne (last edited Aug 08, 2018 09:01AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 2108 comments Romance Readers Reading Challenges
2018 July Monthly Challenge
Duration:
7/1/2018 - 7/31/2018

Progress: 10 out of 10

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':
News of the World by Paulette Jiles - ***** - 7/8/2018 - 209 Pages

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:
The Indigo Girl by Natasha Boyd - ***** - 7/23/2018 - 343 Pages - Related to Agriculture

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett: Read one book written by Sawyer Bennett or any author with her first or last name.
Sugar Daddy by Sawyer Bennett - *** - 7/13/2018 - 220 Pages

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.

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:
Pleasure of a Dark Prince by Kresley Cole - ***** - 7/23/2018 - 431 Pages

5. July 1 - International Joke Day: Read a humorous book or a book that has someone laughing or smiling on the cover:
Sweet Tea and Sympathy by Molly Harper - ***** - 7/9/2018 - 307 Pages - Humorous book

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:
Grendel by John Gardner - *** - 7/25/2018 - 174 Pages - Set near water

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.
Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue - **** - 7/11/2018 - 380 Pages - Child in Storyline

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!
Bream Gives Me Hiccups by Jesse Eisenberg - **** - 7/17/2018 - 273 Pages

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:
Still Alice by Lisa Genova - ***** - 7/25/2018 - 292 Pages - Recommended by a friend

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice:
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - **** - 7/18/2018 - 589 Pages

News of the World by Paulette Jiles Sweet Tea and Sympathy (Southern Eclectic, #1) by Molly Harper Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue Sugar Daddy (Sugar Bowl, #1) by Sawyer Bennett Bream Gives Me Hiccups by Jesse Eisenberg Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The Indigo Girl by Natasha Boyd Pleasure of a Dark Prince (Immortals After Dark #9) by Kresley Cole Grendel by John Gardner Still Alice by Lisa Genova

You can choose any number of categories depending on your reading speed, book availability and/or time commitment.

When posting your challenge progress, please make sure to put the date/s when you finished your book/s.

Upon completion, please repost your challenge as it helps when updating; you may update your original challenge as or go or repost if you choose.

Happy Reading!!


message 33: by Kristen (last edited Jul 27, 2018 06:01AM) (new)

Kristen (kristenlees) | 859 comments Progress: 9/10

yay, count me in for all 10! let me know if any issues with any of my choices.

1. Author's name starts with 'J' - Just the Sexiest Man Alive by Julie James July 25 ★★★★

2. Read a book related to the wine industry - bar/nightclub owner - Fixed on You by Laurelin Paige July 20 ★★

3. Read a book written by Sawyer Bennett - Alex by Sawyer Bennett July 22 ★★★★

4. Read a book with a mostly nude person on the cover - Tangled by Emma Chase July 17 ★★

5. Read a humorous book - How to Flirt with a Naked Werewolf by Molly Harper July 26 ★★★★

6. July 14 - Read a book with water on the cover - Heaven and Hell by Kristen Ashley July 1 ★★★★★

7. Read a book with people hugging or kissing on the cover - It Had to Be You by Jill Shalvis July 23 ★★★★

8. Read a book that would be perfect for kicking back and spending the day in a hammock in the shade - The Best Man by Kristan Higgins July 26 ★★★★

9. Read a book that was recommended to you by a friend - Bright Side by Kim Holden

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice - The Real Deal by Lauren Blakely July 3 ★★★★★


Just the Sexiest Man Alive by Julie James Fixed on You (Fixed, #1) by Laurelin Paige Alex (Cold Fury Hockey, #1) by Sawyer Bennett Tangled (Tangled, #1) by Emma Chase How to Flirt with a Naked Werewolf (Naked Werewolf, #1) by Molly Harper Heaven and Hell (Heaven and Hell, #1) by Kristen Ashley It Had to Be You (Lucky Harbor, #7) by Jill Shalvis The Best Man (Blue Heron, #1) by Kristan Higgins Bright Side (Bright Side, #1) by Kim Holden The Real Deal by Lauren Blakely


message 34: by Tina (last edited Jul 31, 2018 06:34PM) (new)

Tina (whitley97) | 232 comments Read: 5/10

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
♥ Read a book that is the last (or most current) in a series.
Shopping for a CEO's Honeymoon (Shopping for a Billionaire #14) by Julia Kent 7/31/18
3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett:
Read one book written by Sawyer Bennett or any author with her first or last name.
Wicked Fall (The Wicked Horse, #1) by Sawyer Bennett 7/8/18
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!
Something Great (Something Great, #1) by M. Clarke 7/16/18
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.
Prince Charming by C.D. Reiss 7/4/18
10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
Wicked Lust (The Wicked Horse, #2) by Sawyer Bennett 7/28/18


message 35: by Angie (new)

Angie | 761 comments July 2018 Challenge
1/7/18 – 31/7/18
0/10


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.

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!

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.


message 36: by Irina (last edited Jun 25, 2018 04:50AM) (new)

Irina (reetu_416) | 504 comments July Monthly Challenge
Read: 0 out 9

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'. Rising Vincent and Eve by Jessica Ruben

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. Blood Match by K.A. Linde

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett: Alex by Sawyer Bennett

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. Trust Fund by Skye Warren

5. July 1 - International Joke Day: Read a humorous book or a book that has someone laughing or smiling on the cover. The Wager by Rachel Van Dyken

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. SKIP

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. Cheat Codes by Emily Goodwin

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! Love and Luck by Jenna Evans

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. TBA

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice. TBA

Rising (Vincent and Eve #1) by Jessica Ruben Blood Match (Blood Type, #2) by K.A. Linde Alex (Cold Fury Hockey, #1) by Sawyer Bennett Trust Fund (Survival of the Richest, #0.5) by Skye Warren The Wager (The Bet, #2) by Rachel Van Dyken Cheat Codes (Dawson Family, #1) by Emily Goodwin Love & Luck by Jenna Evans Welch


message 37: by ~Teresa (last edited Jul 26, 2018 07:13PM) (new)

 ~Teresa | 333 comments I’m in ...

July Monthly Challenge
8/8

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 ~ 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 ~ The Terminal Diner ~ 7/16/18

✔️3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett: Read one book written by Sawyer Bennett or any author with her first or last name ~ The Hard Truth About Sunshine ~ 7/6 18

✔️4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week ~ Hour of Need ~ Ice Skating ~ 7/14/18

5. July 1 - International Joke Day ~

✔️6. July 14 - Shark Awareness Day ~ The Perfection of the Glass Lemons ~ 7/15/18

✔️7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day ~ The Truth About Drew ~ 7/17/18

✔️8. July 22 - Hammock Day ~ The Awakening ~ 7/20/18

✔️9. July 30 - International Day of Friendship ~ In Polyester Pajamas ~ 7/ /18

✔️10. Reader's Choice ~ The Sinner 7/20/18

The Terminal Diner by Mary Pat Hyland The Hard Truth About Sunshine by Sawyer Bennett The Perfection of the Glass Lemons by R.K. Mayer The Truth About Drew by Krista Noorman In Polyester Pajamas by Catherine Dougherty The Sinner (Graveyard Queen, #5) by Amanda Stevens Hour of Need (Scarlet Falls, #1) by Melinda Leigh The Awakening (Graveyard Queen #6) by Amanda Stevens


message 38: by Diane (last edited Jul 25, 2018 07:34AM) (new)

Diane Dannenfeldt | 523 comments I'm in:

10/10 completed

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': Julien by Ella Frank - 7/25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS: 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: Saddle Up by A.M. Arthur - 7/12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett: Read one book written by Sawyer Bennett or any author with her first or last name. 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: Late in the Day by Mary Calmes (Contemporary) - 7/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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: In The Rough by Sara Brookes - 7/13 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

5. July 1 - International Joke Day: Read a humorous book or a book that has someone laughing or smiling on the cover: Worth Fighting For by Wendy Qualls - 7/21 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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: Galaxies and Oceans by N.R. Walker - 7/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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: The Alpha's Widower by Susi Hawke - 7/25 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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: Not His Kiss to Take by Finn Marlowe - 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: Shiver by Jocelynn Drake and Rinda Elliott 7/8 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice: The Forbidden Alpha by Anna Wineheart - 7/2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


message 39: by Amanda A (last edited Jul 22, 2018 03:14PM) (new)

Amanda A | 769 comments July Monthly Challenge
Completed: 10/10


1. 'J' is for July: Too Wilde to Wed by Eloisa James 7/20
2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS: Iron Princess by Meghan March 7/11
3. FAC author - Sawyer Bennett: Marek by Sawyer Bennett 7/18
4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week: Royally Endowed by Emma Chase 7/13
5. July 1 - International Joke Day: Three Blind Dates by Meghan Quinn 7/16
6. July 14 - Shark Awareness Day: When We Met by Susan Mallery 7/20
7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day: The Air He Breathes by Brittainy C. Cherry 7/4
8. July 22 - Hammock Day: Hot Cop by Laurelin Paige & Sierra Simone 7/12
9. July 30 - International Day of Friendship: Unmasked by Stefanie London 7/22
10. Reader's Choice: Wicked and the Wallflower by Sarah MacLean 7/7

Too Wilde to Wed (The Wildes of Lindow Castle, #2) by Eloisa James Iron Princess (Savage Trilogy, #2) by Meghan March Marek (Cold Fury Hockey, #11) by Sawyer Bennett Royally Endowed (Royally, #3) by Emma Chase Three Blind Dates (Dating by Numbers, #1) by Meghan Quinn When We Met (Fool's Gold, #13) by Susan Mallery The Air He Breathes (Elements, #1) by Brittainy C. Cherry Hot Cop by Laurelin Paige Unmasked (Melbourne After Dark) by Stefanie London Wicked and the Wallflower (The Bareknuckle Bastards, #1) by Sarah MacLean


message 40: by Lynn (new)

Lynn | 2 comments I'll try 5 books :)

July Monthly Challenge

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'.

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!

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.


message 41: by LaurLa (last edited Jul 31, 2018 03:22AM) (new)

LaurLa | 3812 comments July Monthly Challenge
July 2018

MY July Monthly Challenge (msg 42)

10 of 10 Completed

Solid Soul (Steele Series, #1) by Brenda Jackson Nobody But You (Cedar Ridge, #3) by Jill Shalvis Love (Uncivilized, #1.5) by Sawyer Bennett Beyond Pain (Beyond, #3) by Kit Rocha Love After Dark (Gansett Island, #13) by Marie Force Risky Business by Nora Roberts Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3) by Marissa Meyer Dirty Deeds (Witches Anonymous, #7) by Misty Evans It's in His Kiss (Bridgertons, #7) by Julia Quinn Bad Dreams (The Edge of Texas, #4) by J.D. Faver

✔1. 'J' is for July:
🌸Read a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'
🌸Solid Soul - Brenda Jackson - 07.10 ★★★

✔2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS:
🌸Read a book that is the last (or most current) in a series
🌸Nobody But You - Jill Shalvis - 07.29 ★★★★

✔3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett:
🌸Read a book written by Sawyer Bennett
🌸Love - Sawyer Bennett - 07.21 ★★★★

✔4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week:
🌸Read a book with a nude or mostly nude person on the cover
🌸Beyond Pain - Kit Rocha - 07.25 ★★★★

✔5. July 1 - International Joke Day:
🌸Read a book that has someone laughing or smiling on the cover
🌸Love After Dark - Marie Force - 07.12 ★★★★

✔6. July 14 - Shark Awareness Day:
🌸Read a book set on or near the water or with water on the cover
🌸Risky Business - Nora Roberts - 07.14 ★★★★

✔7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day:
🌸Read a book that is shelved as YA
🌸Cress - Marissa Meyer - 07.07 ★★★★

✔8. July 22 - Hammock Day:
🌸Read a book perfect for kicking back and spending the day in a hammock in the shade
🌸Dirty Deeds - Misty Evans - 07.01 ★★★

✔9. July 30 - International Day of Friendship:
🌸Read a book that was recommended to you by a friend
🌸It's in His Kiss - Julia Quinn - 07.30 ★★★★

✔10. Reader's Choice:
🌸Read any book of your choice
🌸Bad Dreams - J.D. Faver - 07.05 ★★★


message 42: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie | 358 comments July
Completed: 0/10


1. Quinn by Iris Johansen
2. Wired by Julie Garwood
3. Jezebel by Koko Brown
4. Highland Vow by Hannah Howell
5. Troubles and Treats by Tara Sivec
6. Air Bound by Christine Feehan
7. The Beast Within by Jonathan Yanez
8. Danse Macabre by Laurell K. Hamilton
9. Windows by Billy London
10. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman


message 43: by Julianna (new)

Julianna (authorjuliannad) | 1763 comments I'm in for 7 this month.


message 44: by Tina "IRead2Escape" (last edited Jun 29, 2018 12:49PM) (new)

Tina "IRead2Escape" (tinar1121) | 1292 comments July Monthly Challenge

July 1st - July 31st
0/10 Completed


1. 'J' is for July: Justice for Milena by Susan Stoker

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS: (most current) in a series: Shelter for Blythe by Susan Stoker

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett: Reed by Sawyer Bennett

4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week - book with sports: Marek by Sawyer Bennett

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 - child in the storyline: Sweet Dreams by Kristen Ashley

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!

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.

Justice for Milena (Badge of Honor Texas Heroes #10) by Susan Stoker Shelter for Blythe (Badge of Honor Texas Heroes Book 11) by Susan Stoker Reed (Cold Fury Hockey, #10) by Sawyer Bennett Marek (Cold Fury Hockey, #11) by Sawyer Bennett 5 6 Sweet Dreams (Colorado Mountain, #2) by Kristen Ashley 8 9 10


message 45: by JoAnne (last edited Jul 11, 2018 09:29AM) (new)

JoAnne | 1066 comments RRRC July Monthly Challenge
10/10

1. 'J' is for July:

Read a book whose author's first name starts with 'J'.
Lost and Found Sisters Jill Shalvis 7/3/18

2. Read a book that is somehow related to the wine industry.
(vineyard owner/worker)
Rainy Day Friends Jill Shalvis 7/4/18

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett:
Read a book set in North Carolina.
Made for You Melissa Marr 7/7/18

4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week:
Read a book with a nude or mostly nude person on the cover.
JAMISON (The Beckett Boys, Book Four) by Olivia Chase JAMISON Olivia Chase 7/6/18

5. July 1 - International Joke Day:
Read a book that has someone smiling on the cover.
Breakout (San Francisco Strikers, #1) by Stephanie Kay Breakout Stephanie Kay 7/9/18

6. July 14 - Shark Awareness Day:
Read a book with water on the cover.
The House at Saltwater Point (Lavender Tides #2) by Colleen Coble The House at Saltwater Point Colleen Coble 7/5/18

7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day: Read a book that has a child in the storyline.
Red Lily Nora Roberts 7/2/18

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!
Not That I Could Tell Jessica Strawser 7/8/18

9. July 30 - International Day of Friendship:
Read a book with best friends in the storyline.
Bully Penelope Douglas 7/11/18

10. Reader's Choice:
Read any book of your choice.
Thrown By Love Pamela Aares 7/3/18


message 46: by Beth (new)

Beth I'm in!

uly Monthly Challenge

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.

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!

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.


message 47: by Kesha (last edited Jul 31, 2018 01:49PM) (new)

Kesha | 705 comments 2018 July Monthly Challenge
Read: 8/8 JULY 31, 2018


1. 'J' is for July: Read a book that starts with 'J'.
Jet-Setting Escort, Book 1 - Monique DuBois 7-26-18

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS: Read a book that is the last in a series.
Steel's Edge - Ilona Andrews 7-8-18

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett: Read any book shelved as Contemporary Romance.
Hot as Puck - Lili Valente 7-26-18

4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week: Read a book with a mostly nude person on the cover.
Trust Fund (Survival of the Richest, #0.5) by Skye Warren Trust Fund - Skye Warren 7-30-18

7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day: Read a book that has a child in the storyline.
One Fell Sweep - Ilona Andrews 7-13-18

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!
Rookie Mistake - Tracey Ward 7-31-18

9. July 30 - International Day of Friendship: Read a book with best friends in the storyline.
A Princess in Theory - Alyssa Cole 7-25-18

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
My Unfair Lady - Kathryne Kennedy 7-28-18


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Ethel | 739 comments July Monthly Challenge

10/10 read


Done!

[1.7.] 1. 'J' is for July: Practice Makes Perfect by Jay Northcote
[1.7.] 6. July 14 - Shark Awareness Day: New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson
[4.7.] 8. July 22 - Hammock Day: Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty
[6.7.] 9. July 30 - International Day of Friendship: Out of the Blackness by Carter Quinn
[7.7.] 4. 2nd Week in July - Nude Recreation Week: Mister Bridesmaid by Ivy Oliver
[11.7.] 5. July 1 - The Life of Graham by Bob McCabe
[14.7.] 7. July 16 - Global Hug Your Kids Day: Kuokkavieraat by Jari Salonen
[17.7.] 10. Reader's Choice: Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch
[18.7.] 2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - DIONYSUS: Trick Play by Eden Finley
[22.7.] 3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author - Sawyer Bennett: Fresh Catch by Kate Canterbary


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Bookchaser | 1903 comments 2018 July Monthly Challenge


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01. 'J' is for July: Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.
Just Stop Me by Rosalind James
OR
Secretly Hers by Jamie Beck
OR
Only a Duke Will Do by Sabrina Jeffries
OR
Return of the Highlander by Julianne MacLean
02. Olympian Gods and Goddesses ~ DIONYSUS: 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.
Real Men Will by Victoria Dahl
OR
Last Kiss of Summer by Marina Adair
OR
The Bartender's Mail Order Bride by Cindy Caldwell
03. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author ~ Sawyer Bennett: Read one book written by Sawyer Bennett or any author with her first or last name.
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.
Shooter by Dahlia West
OR
Anywhere You Are by Elisabeth Barrett
OR
Meant to Be by Terri Osburn
OR
About That Fling by Tawna Fenske
04. Nude Recreation Week (2nd Week in July): 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.
Scrimmage Gone South by Alicia Hunter Pace 07/02/18
05. International Joke Day (July 1): Read a humorous book or a book that has someone laughing or smiling on the cover.

06. Shark Awareness Day (July 14): 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.
Heat Stroke by Rachel Caine
OR
Moondance Beach by Susan Donovan
OR
Ex on the Beach by Kim Law
OR
Defiant by Pamela Clare
07. Global Hug Your Kids Day (July 16): 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.
A Stone Creek Christmas by Linda Lael Miller
OR
A Child Under His Tree by Allison Leigh
OR
A Christmas Blessing by Sherryl Woods
OR
It Had to Be Him by Tamra Baumann
08. Hammock Day (July 22): Read a book that would be perfect for kicking back and spending the day in a hammock in the shade!
Shifter in Paradise by Susan Kearney
OR
Wildflower Wedding by LuAnn McLane
09. International Day of Friendship (July 30): 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.


XXX Just Stop Me (Escape to New Zealand #9) by Rosalind James XXX Secretly Hers (Sterling Canyon, #2) by Jamie Beck XXX Only a Duke Will Do (School for Heiresses, #2) by Sabrina Jeffries XXX Return of the Highlander (Highlander, #4) by Julianne MacLean XXX Real Men Will (Donovan Brothers Brewery, #3) by Victoria Dahl XXX Last Kiss of Summer (Destiny Bay, #1) by Marina Adair XXX The Bartender's Mail Order Bride (Wild West Frontier Brides, #3) by Cindy Caldwell XXX Shooter (Burnout, #1) by Dahlia West XXX Anywhere You Are (Return to Briarwood, #3) by Elisabeth Barrett XXX Meant to Be (Anchor Island, #1) by Terri Osburn XXX About That Fling by Tawna Fenske XXX Scrimmage Gone South (Gone South, #2) by Alicia Hunter Pace XXX Heat Stroke (Weather Warden, #2) by Rachel Caine XXX Moondance Beach (Bayberry Island, #3) by Susan Donovan XXX Ex on the Beach (Turtle Island, #1) by Kim Law XXX Defiant (MacKinnon's Rangers, #3) by Pamela Clare XXX A Stone Creek Christmas (Stone Creek, #4) by Linda Lael Miller XXX A Child Under His Tree (Return to the Double C) by Allison Leigh XXX A Christmas Blessing by Sherryl Woods XXX It Had to Be Him (It Had to Be #1) by Tamra Baumann XXX Shifter in Paradise by Susan Kearney XXX Wildflower Wedding (Cricket Creek #6) by Luann McLane XXX


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Susan (scoutmomskf) | 1714 comments 1/10

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.

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.
Captain Rose’s Redemption - Georgie Lee (HH #1379 - June 2018) - July 2

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!

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.


1 2 3 4 5 Captain Rose’s Redemption (Mills & Boon Historical) by Georgie Lee 7 8 9 10


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