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message 1: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
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Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018


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

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


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

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

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

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


message 2: by JoAnne (last edited Aug 01, 2018 06:22PM) (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
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Allison

Anne FINISHED

Banshee FINISHED

Barbara ★

Debbie FINISHED

Emelie FINISHED

Erin FINISHED

Ferenc FINISHED

Gabriela FINISHED

Grace

Jess

Joann FINISHED

JoAnne FINISHED

JoAnne - Mod FINISHED

Karen ♐ FINISHED

Kat FINISHED

Lois

Martina

Melanie FINISHED

Nikki FINISHED

Rina FINISHED

Sandra FINISHED

Shash FINISHED

Suzanne


message 3: by Debbie (last edited Aug 01, 2018 08:16AM) (new)

Debbie (debbiegray) | 386 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018



Single: Read 3-4 books 3/4


1. The High Tide Club by Mary Kay Andrews 7/3/18
The High Tide Club by Mary Kay Andrews
2. The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand 7/6/18
The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand
3. The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home by Denise Kiernan 7/18/18
The Last Castle The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home by Denise Kiernan


message 5: by Joann (last edited Jul 18, 2018 03:36PM) (new)

Joann | 1300 comments 1. Lighthouse Bay - Kimberley Freeman - 7/2/18
2. Ours': The Jersey Pals in the First World War - Ian Ronayne - 7/5/18
3. Perfect Day Plan - Jost Sauer - 7/7/18
4. The Shadowy Horses - Susanna Kearsley - 7/12/18
5. The Someday Jar- Alison Morgan - 6/15/18
6. Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ - Giulia Enders - 6/18/18


message 6: by Ferenc (last edited Jul 24, 2018 12:33AM) (new)

Ferenc (aeneth) | 1826 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018


Goal: 6/6
Current level: Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins - 7/8/2018
2. Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore - 7/13/2018
3. The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman - 7/13/2018
4. Cinnamon by Neil Gaiman -7/13/2018
5. The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains by Neil Gaiman - 7/18/2018
6. The Diving Pool: Three Novellas by Yōko Ogawa - 7/22/2018

The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman Cinnamon by Neil Gaiman The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains by Neil Gaiman The Diving Pool Three Novellas by Yōko Ogawa


message 7: by JoAnne (last edited Jul 24, 2018 06:14AM) (new)


message 8: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
Welcome Debbie, Sandra, Joann and Ferenc!


message 9: by JoAnne (last edited Jul 22, 2018 06:54PM) (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 1177 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018

Solitary: Read 5-6 books DONE!

Read 6 books

1. When We Found Home by Susan Mallery When We Found Home by Susan Mallery 7/4/18 5stars
2. The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams 7/8/18 4stars
3. Ryan's Hand by Leila Meacham Ryan's Hand by Leila Meacham 7/11/18 5stars
4. Wild Deadwood Tales by E.E. Burke Wild Deadwood Tales by E.E. Burke, Zoe Blake, Paty Jager, Teresa Keefer, Megan Kelly, Sylvia McDaniel, Amanda McIntyre, Peggy McKenzie, Angi Morgan, Nancy Naigle, Jacqui Nelson, Terri Osburn, Ginger Ring, Maggie Ryan, Lizbeth Selvig, Tina Susedik, A.C. Wilson 7/13/18 4.5stars
5. Crowning Design by Leila Meacham Crowning Design by Leila Meacham 7/14/18 3stars
6. Aly's House by Leila Meacham Aly's House by Leila Meacham 7/22/18 3stars


message 10: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
Welcome Banshee and JoAnne!


message 11: by Erin (last edited Jul 15, 2018 11:41AM) (new)

Erin | 467 comments Completed 7/15/18

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018

6/6 read

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. First We'll Kill My Husband by Lyn Riddle, read 7/12/18
2. Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life by Robert Dallek, read 7/15/18
3. You're Saying It Wrong: A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words--And Their Tangled Histories of Misuse by Ross Petras, read 7/8/18
4. Complete Without Kids: An Insider's Guide to Childfree Living by Choice or Chance by Ellen L. Walker, read 7/13/18
5. The Longest Stride by T.A. Chase, read 7/9/18
6. The Poodle Apocalypse by John Inman, read 7/2/18


message 12: by Emeli (last edited Jul 30, 2018 01:57AM) (new)

Emeli Webb | 326 comments 01/07/18 - 31/07/18

Solitary
1)
Seti's Heart
Finished 1/7
2)
From a Jack to a King
Finished 11/7

3) Built For Her finished 18/7

4) Dirty Savior
Finished 27/7

5) Parting Glass
Finished 30/7


message 13: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
Welcome Erin and Emelie!


message 14: by Martina (last edited Jun 29, 2018 03:58AM) (new)

Martina (martina_phoenix) July Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solo: Read 1-2 books

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message 15: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
Welcome Martina!


message 16: by Karen ♐ (last edited Aug 01, 2018 05:25PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 957 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018


Single: Read 3-4 books

1. The Switch Sandra Brown - 7/3
2. Love and Other Words Christina Lauren - 7/6
3. Insidious Aleatha Romig - 7/12
4. Making Faces Amy Harmon - 7/25
The Switch by Sandra Brown Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren Insidious (Tales from the Dark Side, #1) by Aleatha Romig Making Faces by Amy Harmon


message 17: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
Welcome Karen!


message 18: by Suzanne (last edited Jul 11, 2018 01:34PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 2028 comments The Lost Challenges
July Stand Alone
Duration:
July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018

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

1. News of the World by Paulette Jiles - ***** - 7/8/2018 - 209 Pages
2. Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue - **** - 7/11/2018 - 380 Pages
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News of the World by Paulette Jiles Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

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

Challenge Rules
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message 19: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
Welcome Suzanne!


message 20: by Grace (last edited Jul 27, 2018 06:13PM) (new)

Grace | 1269 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018


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

1.The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James 7/26
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message 21: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
Welcome Grace!


message 22: by Melanie (last edited Jul 28, 2018 06:02PM) (new)

Melanie Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration:
July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018

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

1. Iron Cradles - Carol Mara - 7/3/2018

2. The Good Daughter A Gripping, Suspenseful, Page-Turning Thriller by Alexandra Burt The Good Daughter - Alexandra Burt - 7/10/2018

3. Blood Red, Snow White by Marcus Sedgwick Blood Red, Snow White - Marcus Sedgwick - 7/14/2018

4. Yesterday's Sun by Amanda Brooke Yesterday's Sun - Amanda Brooke - 7/17/2018

5. White Highlands by John McGhie White Highlands - John McGhie - 7/24/2018

6. The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly The Great Zoo of China - Matthew Reilly - 7/29/2018


message 23: by [deleted user] (new)

I'm In- July Stand Alone Monthly Challenge

Solitary Read 5-6

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message 24: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
Welcome Melanie and Nikki!


message 25: by Rina (last edited Aug 01, 2018 11:32AM) (new)

Rina | 1084 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. The Phantom of the Opera, Gaston Leroux, 03.07.2018
2. Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul: Stories About Pets as Teachers, Healers, Heroes and Friends, Jack Canfield, 09.07.2018
3. Life of Pi, Yann Martel, 27.07.2018
4. Never Let Go, Sherryl Woods, 30.07.2018
5. Confessions, Kanae Minato, 31.07.2018


message 26: by Kat (last edited Jul 14, 2018 08:15PM) (new)


message 27: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jul 31, 2018 09:37PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 2793 comments June Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Single: Read 3-4 books

READ: 11/3

1. Sister - Rosamund Lupton 7/2
2. Asking For It - Kit Tunstall 7/9
3. Unlucky - Jana DeLeon 7/12
4. Shady Cross - James Hankins 7/16
5. Wedding Night - Gary Devon 7/17
6. Out of Mind - Catherine Sampson 7/17
7. Whispers in the Dark - LeTeisha Newton 7/19
8. The Real Deal - Lucy Monroe 7/20
9. Rocket Roll - H.C. Turk 7/22
10. The Ice Twins - S.K. Tremayne 7/27
11. The Astonishing Color of After - Emily X.R. Pan 7/28

Sister by Rosamund Lupton Asking For It by Kit Tunstall Unlucky by Jana Deleon Shady Cross by James Hankins Wedding Night by Gary Devon Out of Mind by Catherine Sampson Whispers in the Dark (Dark Romance) by LeTeisha Newton The Real Deal by Lucy Monroe Rocket Roll by H.C. Turk The Ice Twins by S.K. Tremayne The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan - Emily X.R. Pan 7/28

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 28: by Shash (last edited Jul 24, 2018 11:32PM) (new)

Shash | 1922 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
July 2018

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

1. Joy to the World by Nicole Zoltack (7/1/18)
2. Never Look Back by Betsy Brannon Green (7/22/18)
3. The Unobtainable One by Marcia Lynn McClure (7/24/18)


message 29: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
Welcome Rina, Kat, Barbara and Shash!


message 30: by Lois (last edited Jul 05, 2018 03:35PM) (new)

Lois Lane I'm in and planning on reading these:
Big Foot Stole My Wife! and Other Stories by Joan Hess --finished July 2
Superman Miracle Monday by Elliot S! Maggin --finished July 5
The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore
Bad Girls Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties by Amanda H. Littauer
Out on Assignment Newspaper Women and the Making of Modern Public Space by Alice Fahs
To the Bridge A True Story of Motherhood and Murder by Nancy Rommelmann --finished July 4


message 31: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
Welcome Lois!


message 32: by Allison (last edited Jul 24, 2018 03:57PM) (new)

Allison (allison302) Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018

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

Goal:
Single: Read 3-4 books

1. Faithful by Alice Hoffman- read 07/05/2018
2. The Haters by Jesse Andrews- read 7/11/2018
3. Where the Heart Is by Jenny Gardiner- read 7/17/2018
4. The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson- read 7/23/2018


message 33: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
Welcome Allison!


message 34: by Gabriela (last edited Jul 28, 2018 11:15AM) (new)

Gabriela | 98 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018


Level: Solitary
Read: 5/5-6 books
FINISHED!

1. The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North, on July 2nd
2. Roomies by Christina Lauren, on July 4th
3. A Million Junes by Emily Henry, on July 7th
4. Matilda by Roald Dahl, on July 24th
5. The Good Girl by Mary Kubica, on July 28th


message 35: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
Welcome Gabriela!


message 36: by Kat (new)

Kat Finished

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. ✔ E-Squared: Nine Do-It-Yourself Energy Experiments That Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality by Pam Grout 7/3/18
2. ✔ Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë 7/7/18
3. ✔ Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell 7/7/18
4. ✔ The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows 7/11/18
5. ✔ Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson 7/13/18
6. ✔ The Door Into Summer by Robert A. Heinlein 7/14/18


message 37: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
WOOHOO Kat!


message 38: by Erin (new)

Erin | 467 comments Completed 7/15/18

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018

6/6 read

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. First We'll Kill My Husband by Lyn Riddle, read 7/12/18
2. Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life by Robert Dallek, read 7/15/18
3. You're Saying It Wrong: A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words--And Their Tangled Histories of Misuse by Ross Petras, read 7/8/18
4. Complete Without Kids: An Insider's Guide to Childfree Living by Choice or Chance by Ellen L. Walker, read 7/13/18
5. The Longest Stride by T.A. Chase, read 7/9/18
6. The Poodle Apocalypse by John Inman, read 7/2/18


message 39: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
WOOHOO Erin!


message 40: by Anne (new)

Anne | 947 comments I hope it's not to late to join for this month. I looked at what I've read and just finished my sixth stand alone this month.

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solitary: Read 6 books
COMPLETED


1.) Dear Daughter by Elizabeth Little
COMPLETED 07/02/2018

2.) The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann
COMPLETED 07/05/2018

3.) A Season in Purgatory by Dominick Dunne
COMPLETED 07/08/2018

4.) Pink Slip Party by Cara Lockwood
COMPLETED 07/10/2018

5.) Jackie's Girl: My Life with the Kennedy Family by Kathy McKeon
COMPLETED 07/13/2018

6.) Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
COMPLETED 07/16/2018


message 41: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
WOOHOO Anne!!


message 42: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
WOOHOO Banshee!


message 43: by Joann (new)

Joann | 1300 comments Reached the goal of 6:

1. Lighthouse Bay - Kimberley Freeman - 7/2/18
2. Ours': The Jersey Pals in the First World War - Ian Ronayne - 7/5/18
3. Perfect Day Plan - Jost Sauer - 7/7/18
4. The Shadowy Horses - Susanna Kearsley - 7/12/18
5. The Someday Jar- Alison Morgan - 6/15/18
6. Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ - Giulia Enders - 6/18/18


message 44: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
WOOHOO Joann!


message 45: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 1177 comments Done on post #10

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018

Solitary: Read 5-6 books DONE!

Read 6 books

1. When We Found Home by Susan Mallery When We Found Home by Susan Mallery 7/4/18 5stars
2. The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams 7/8/18 4stars
3. Ryan's Hand by Leila Meacham Ryan's Hand by Leila Meacham 7/11/18 5stars
4. Wild Deadwood Tales by E.E. Burke Wild Deadwood Tales by E.E. Burke, Zoe Blake, Paty Jager, Teresa Keefer, Megan Kelly, Sylvia McDaniel, Amanda McIntyre, Peggy McKenzie, Angi Morgan, Nancy Naigle, Jacqui Nelson, Terri Osburn, Ginger Ring, Maggie Ryan, Lizbeth Selvig, Tina Susedik, A.C. Wilson 7/13/18 4.5stars
5. Crowning Design by Leila Meacham Crowning Design by Leila Meacham 7/14/18 3stars
6. Aly's House by Leila Meacham Aly's House by Leila Meacham 7/22/18 3stars


message 46: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
WOOHOO JoAnne!


message 47: by Ferenc (new)

Ferenc (aeneth) | 1826 comments Finished!

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018


Goal: 6/6
Current level: Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins - 7/8/2018
2. Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore - 7/13/2018
3. The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman - 7/13/2018
4. Cinnamon by Neil Gaiman -7/13/2018
5. The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains by Neil Gaiman - 7/18/2018
6. The Diving Pool: Three Novellas by Yōko Ogawa - 7/22/2018

The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman Cinnamon by Neil Gaiman The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains by Neil Gaiman The Diving Pool Three Novellas by Yōko Ogawa


message 48: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
WOOHOO Ferenc!


message 49: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 44061 comments Mod
FINISHED
July Stand Alone Monthly Challenge

My List:

1. Tiger Prince Sandra Brown 7/7/18
2. Made for You Melissa Marr 7/7/18
3. Not That I Could Tell Jessica Strawser 7/8/18
4. The House on Foster Hill Jaime Jo Wright 7/11/18
5. Secrets in Summer Nancy Thayer 7/12/18
6. When We Touch Tia Louise 7/21/18


message 50: by Jess (new)

Jess Penhallow | 241 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018


Solitary - 5-6 books

1. The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma - 06/07/18
2. The Magpies by Mark Edwards - 16/07/18
3. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson 20/07/18


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