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"Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge
Duration: August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018


This challenge is an ongoing monthly mini-challenge to keep us all motivated to start, (and then continue), some of the many series in our TBR.

Rules:
1) You must read one of each: a 1st, a 2nd, and a 3rd book in a series.
2) Any genre of series is acceptable.
3) 'Half-step' short-stories (i.e., shorts in anthologies), do not count.
**For uniformity, the numbering on GR will be the judge of this.**
4) Rereads do count.
5) No more than 2 of the 3 books each month can be from the same series.
6) Please post a link to the book and the author and also the date you finished the book.
7) *Please post a partial list of the challenge when you sign up.
8) Please repost your entire challenge when you are finished to get your badge.


message 2: by JoAnne (last edited Sep 01, 2018 09:50AM) (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
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Angie FINISHED

Banshee FINISHED

Barbara ★

.•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*•. Christine .•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*• FINISHED

Cindy III

Debbie

Erin FINISHED

Ferenc FINISHED

Grace FINISHED

Hannah FINISHED

Jackie FINISHED

JoAnne FINISHED

June FINISHED

Katherine

Rina FINISHED

Sandra FINISHED

Shash FINISHED


message 3: by Grace (last edited Aug 18, 2018 09:58AM) (new)

Grace Worland | 1107 comments "Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge
Duration: August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018

1. Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz 8/9
2. Chasing Magic by Jessica Sorensen 8/5
3. Herding Cats by Sarah Andersen 8/18


message 4: by JoAnne (last edited Aug 28, 2018 10:08AM) (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
August "Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge

My List:

1. No Turning Back Tiffany Snow 8/4/18 (Kathleen Turner #1)
2. Kiss Me, Kill Me Allison Brennan 8/2/18 (Lucy Kincaid #2)
3. The Harder You Fall Gena Showalter 8/3/18 (The Original Heartbreakers #3)

1. Without a Trace Colleen Coble 8/6/18 (Rock Harbor #1)
2. Lucky Charmed Sharla Lovelace 8/9/18 (Charmed in Texas #2)
3. Mulberry Moon Catherine Anderson 8/5/18 (Mystic Creek #3)

1. Ripper Lexi Blake 8/8/18 (Hunter #1)
2. Kiss My Boots Harper Sloan 8/16/18 (Coming Home #2)
3. A Dangerous Game Heather Graham 8/24/18 (New York Confidential #3)


message 5: by Ferenc (last edited Aug 17, 2018 11:32PM) (new)

Ferenc (aeneth) | 1603 comments "Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge
Duration: August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018


Goal: 6/6

1. To Kill a Mockingbird #1 - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - 8/2/2018
2. The Sandman #2 - The Sandman, Vol. 2: The Doll's House by Neil Gaiman - 8/12/2018
3. The Sandman #3 - Dream Country by Neil Gaiman - 8/12/2018

To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1) by Harper Lee The Sandman, Vol. 2 The Doll's House (The Sandman, #2) by Neil Gaiman Dream Country (The Sandman, #3) by Neil Gaiman

1. The Edge #1 - Rough Edge by C.D. Reiss - 8/3/2018
2. The Edge #2 - On the Edge by C.D. Reiss – 8/6/2018
3. The Broken Earth #3 - The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin - 8/18/2018

Rough Edge (The Edge, #1) by C.D. Reiss On the Edge (The Edge, #2) by C.D. Reiss The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth, #3) by N.K. Jemisin


message 6: by Sandra (last edited Aug 20, 2018 04:52PM) (new)


message 7: by Barbara ★ (last edited Aug 28, 2018 05:56PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 2645 comments August 1-2-3 Challenge

READ: 3/3

✔ 1 ~ [Kingmaker Chronicles 01] - A Promise of Fire - Amanda Bouchet 8/3
✔ 2 ~ [Nursery Crimes 02] - The Fourth Bear - Jasper Fforde 8/4
✔ 3 ~ [Wayfarer 03] - Record of a Spaceborn Few - Becky Chambers 8/21

A Promise of Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles, #1) by Amanda Bouchet The Fourth Bear (Nursery Crime, #2) by Jasper Fforde Record of a Spaceborn Few (Wayfarers, #3) by Becky Chambers

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 8: by Shash (last edited Aug 07, 2018 05:06PM) (new)

Shash | 1702 comments Easy as 1, 2, 3
August 2018

1) Raspberry Kisses by Cecelia Dowdy (8/7/18) - Bakery Romance
2) A Great Catch by Lorna Seilstad (8/6/18) - Lake Manawa Summers
3) Princess of the Silver Woods by Jessica Day George (8/1/18) - The Princesses of Westfalin


message 9: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
Welcome Ferenc, Sandra, Barbara and Shash!


message 10: by Debbie (last edited Aug 23, 2018 11:05AM) (new)

Debbie (debbiegray) | 386 comments "Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge
Duration: August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018

#1 .All Fudged Up by Nancy CoCo 8/21/18
All Fudged Up (Candy-Coated, #1) by Nancy CoCo


message 11: by Erin (last edited Aug 30, 2018 07:01PM) (new)

Erin | 467 comments Completed 8/30/18

"Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge
Duration: August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018

6/6 read

1. New Beginings by Cree Storm, Kaliss series, read 8/2/18
2. Ravensong by T.J. Klune, Green Creek series, read 8/30/18
3. Rise to Embrace by Lynn Hagen, Rise of the Changelings series, read 8/20/18

1. Kelpie Blue by Mell Eight, Underhill series, read 8/15/18
2. Holding out for a Hero by Shannon West, Dragon Prophecies series, read 8/21/18
3. Renewal: Queer Sci Fi's Fourth Annual Flash Fiction Contest by J. Scott Coatsworth, QSF Flash Fiction, read 8/8/18


message 12: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
Welcome Banshee, Debbie and Erin!


message 13: by Hannah (last edited Aug 13, 2018 11:20AM) (new)

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

1.
2. The Rookie's Assignment by Valerie Hansen 8/2/18 #2, Fitzgerald Bay
3. Top Secret Target by Dana Mentink 8/11/18 #3 Military K-9 Unit


message 14: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
Welcome Hannah!


message 15: by Jackie (last edited Aug 31, 2018 09:02AM) (new)

Jackie | 419 comments "Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge
Duration: August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018


1 Looming Murder - 8/2
2 Dandelion Fire - 8/10
3 Heir of Fire - 8/17

1 A Man of Some Repute - 8/4
2 Peach Pies and Alibis - 8/21
3 The Graves of the Guilty - 8/20

1 Mine Till Midnight - 8/6
2 Dragons of Summer Flame - 8/24

1 The 101 Dalmatians - 8/11

1 The Adventures of Kid Combat Volume One: A Secret Lost - 8/15

1 The Wizard of Time - 8/18

1 Absolute Liability - 8/25


message 16: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
Welcome Jackie!


message 17: by Cindy III (last edited Aug 01, 2018 12:47PM) (new)

Cindy III | 324 comments Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge
Duration: August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018

This challenge is an ongoing monthly mini-challenge to keep us all motivated to start, (and then continue), some of the many series in our TBR.

1. An Ember in the Ashes
Rebel of the Sands
Scythe
Once

2. Thunderhead
Then

3. Catch a Falling Heiress
A Reaper at the Gates
Blood of My Blood
Raging Star
Yesterday Again
The Storyteller

Rules:
1) You must read one of each: a 1st, a 2nd, and a 3rd book in a series.
2) Any genre of series is acceptable.
3) 'Half-step' short-stories (i.e., shorts in anthologies), do not count.
**For uniformity, the numbering on GR will be the judge of this.**
4) Rereads do count.
5) No more than 2 of the 3 books each month can be from the same series.
6) Please post a link to the book and the author and also the date you finished the book.
7) *Please post a partial list of the challenge when you sign up.
8) Please repost your entire challenge when you are finished to get your badge.


message 18: by Angie (new)

Angie | 287 comments August 1-2-3
1/8/18 – 31/8/18
0/3


1
2
3


message 19: by Tawallah (last edited Aug 31, 2018 09:15PM) (new)

Tawallah I'm in
4/6
1. Rivers of London- READ AUG 6
Senlin Ascends- READ AUG 20
The Black Echo

2. Caliban's War- READ AUG 31
Shadows in Bronze- READ AUG 7

3. Heir of Fire


message 20: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
Welcome Cindy, Angie and June!


message 21: by Rina (last edited Aug 07, 2018 06:50AM) (new)

Rina | 1084 comments "Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge
Duration: August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018

1. Throne of Glass, Sarah J. Maas, 05.08.2018 - Throne of Glass #1
2. Scarlet, Marissa Meyer, 04.08.2018 - The Lunar Chronicles #2
3. Poirot Investigates, Agatha Christie, 07.08.2018 - Hercule Poirot #3


message 22: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
Welcome Rina!


message 23: by Angie (new)

Angie | 287 comments Been ill so I've had plenty of time to catch up on my TBR pile!

August 1-2-3
1/8/18 – 31/8/18
3/3


1 – Something Strange and Deadly – Susan Dennard Something Strange and Deadly #1 - 4/8/18
2 – Broken Prince – Erin Watt The Royals #2 - 5/8/18
3 – Twisted Palace – Erin Watt The Royals #3 - 6/8/18


message 24: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
WOOHOO Angie!!

I hope you are feeling better!!


.•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*•. Christine .•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*• | 529 comments Back from vacation, so I can sign up for this now.

"Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge
Duration: August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018

Completed 6/6


✔️1 - Abducting Abby by S.E. Smith - 06/08/2018
✔️2 - The Sweetest Thing by Jill Shalvis - 01/08/2018
✔️3 - Head Over Heels by Jill Shalvis - 02/08/2018

Abducting Abby (Dragon Lords of Valdier, #1) by S.E. Smith The Sweetest Thing (Lucky Harbor, #2) by Jill Shalvis Head Over Heels (Lucky Harbor, #3) by Jill Shalvis

✔️1 - A Quick Bite by Lynsay Sands - 16/08/2018
✔️2 - Capturing Cara by S.E. Smith - 08/08/2018
✔️3 - Tracking Trisha by S.E. Smith - 11/08/2018

A Quick Bite (Argeneau #1) by Lynsay Sands Capturing Cara (Dragon Lords of Valdier, #2) by S.E. Smith Tracking Trisha (Dragon Lords of Valdier, #3) by S.E. Smith


message 26: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
Welcome Christine!

Hope you had a great time!


message 27: by Rina (new)

Rina | 1084 comments Finished!

"Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge
Duration: August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018

1. Throne of Glass, Sarah J. Maas, 05.08.2018 - Throne of Glass #1
2. Scarlet, Marissa Meyer, 04.08.2018 - The Lunar Chronicles #2
3. Poirot Investigates, Agatha Christie, 07.08.2018 - Hercule Poirot #3


message 28: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
WOOHOO Rina!


message 29: by Shash (new)

Shash | 1702 comments Finished! :)

Easy as 1, 2, 3
August 2018

1) Raspberry Kisses by Cecelia Dowdy (8/7/18) - Bakery Romance
2) A Great Catch by Lorna Seilstad (8/6/18) - Lake Manawa Summers
3) Princess of the Silver Woods by Jessica Day George (8/1/18) - The Princesses of Westfalin


message 30: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
WOOHOO Shash!


message 31: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
Welcome Katherine!


message 32: by Ferenc (new)

Ferenc (aeneth) | 1603 comments FINISHED!

Goal: 6/6

1. To Kill a Mockingbird #1 - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - 8/2/2018
2. The Sandman #2 - The Sandman, Vol. 2: The Doll's House by Neil Gaiman - 8/12/2018
3. The Sandman #3 - Dream Country by Neil Gaiman - 8/12/2018

To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1) by Harper Lee The Sandman, Vol. 2 The Doll's House (The Sandman, #2) by Neil Gaiman Dream Country (The Sandman, #3) by Neil Gaiman

1. The Edge #1 - Rough Edge by C.D. Reiss - 8/3/2018
2. The Edge #2 - On the Edge by C.D. Reiss – 8/6/2018
3. The Broken Earth #3 - The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin - 8/18/2018

Rough Edge (The Edge, #1) by C.D. Reiss On the Edge (The Edge, #2) by C.D. Reiss The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth, #3) by N.K. Jemisin


.•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*•. Christine .•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*• | 529 comments Finished.

"Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge
Duration: August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018

Completed 6/6


✔️1 - Abducting Abby by S.E. Smith - 06/08/2018
✔️2 - The Sweetest Thing by Jill Shalvis - 01/08/2018
✔️3 - Head Over Heels by Jill Shalvis - 02/08/2018

Abducting Abby (Dragon Lords of Valdier, #1) by S.E. Smith The Sweetest Thing (Lucky Harbor, #2) by Jill Shalvis Head Over Heels (Lucky Harbor, #3) by Jill Shalvis

✔️1 - A Quick Bite by Lynsay Sands - 16/08/2018
✔️2 - Capturing Cara by S.E. Smith - 08/08/2018
✔️3 - Tracking Trisha by S.E. Smith - 11/08/2018

A Quick Bite (Argeneau #1) by Lynsay Sands Capturing Cara (Dragon Lords of Valdier, #2) by S.E. Smith Tracking Trisha (Dragon Lords of Valdier, #3) by S.E. Smith


message 34: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
WOOHOO Ferenc and Christine!


message 35: by Grace (new)

Grace Worland | 1107 comments "Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge
Duration: August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018
FINISHED

1. Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz 8/9
2. Chasing Magic by Jessica Sorensen 8/5
3. Herding Cats by Sarah Andersen 8/18


message 36: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
WOOHOO Grace!


message 38: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
WOOHOO Sandra!


message 39: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
WOOHOO Banshee!


message 40: by Erin (new)

Erin | 467 comments Completed 8/30/18

"Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge
Duration: August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018

6/6 read

1. New Beginings by Cree Storm, Kaliss series, read 8/2/18
2. Ravensong by T.J. Klune, Green Creek series, read 8/30/18
3. Rise to Embrace by Lynn Hagen, Rise of the Changelings series, read 8/20/18

1. Kelpie Blue by Mell Eight, Underhill series, read 8/15/18
2. Holding out for a Hero by Shannon West, Dragon Prophecies series, read 8/21/18
3. Renewal: Queer Sci Fi's Fourth Annual Flash Fiction Contest by J. Scott Coatsworth, QSF Flash Fiction, read 8/8/18


message 41: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
WOOHOO Erin!


message 42: by Tawallah (new)

Tawallah 4/6
1. Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch - READ AUG 6
Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft- READ AUG 20


2. Caliban's War by James S.A. Corey- READ AUG 31
Shadows in Bronze by Lindsey Davis- READ AUG 7

3. NOT READ


message 43: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
Oh too bad June! Maybe next month!! :)


message 44: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
FINISHED
August "Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge

My List:

1. No Turning Back Tiffany Snow 8/4/18 (Kathleen Turner #1)
2. Kiss Me, Kill Me Allison Brennan 8/2/18 (Lucy Kincaid #2)
3. The Harder You Fall Gena Showalter 8/3/18 (The Original Heartbreakers #3)

1. Without a Trace Colleen Coble 8/6/18 (Rock Harbor #1)
2. Lucky Charmed Sharla Lovelace 8/9/18 (Charmed in Texas #2)
3. Mulberry Moon Catherine Anderson 8/5/18 (Mystic Creek #3)

1. Ripper Lexi Blake 8/8/18 (Hunter #1)
2. Kiss My Boots Harper Sloan 8/16/18 (Coming Home #2)
3. A Dangerous Game Heather Graham 8/24/18 (New York Confidential #3)


message 45: by Jackie (new)

Jackie | 419 comments Finished!

"Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge
Duration: August 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018


1 Looming Murder - 8/2
2 Dandelion Fire - 8/10
3 Heir of Fire - 8/17

1 A Man of Some Repute - 8/4
2 Peach Pies and Alibis - 8/21
3 The Graves of the Guilty - 8/20


message 46: by Hannah (new)

Hannah (bookwormhannah) | 299 comments Well, I ran out of time for my #1 book this month. Ended up working 7:30-12:00 yesterday and I'm still only halfway through it. I suppose that makes it a good candidate for September's challenge!


message 47: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
Hannah wrote: "Well, I ran out of time for my #1 book this month. Ended up working 7:30-12:00 yesterday and I'm still only halfway through it. I suppose that makes it a good candidate for September's challenge!"

Yes, it does!


message 48: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 40890 comments Mod
WOOHOO Jackie!

Sorry Hannah!


message 49: by Hannah (last edited Sep 01, 2018 01:33PM) (new)

Hannah (bookwormhannah) | 299 comments Oh, well. It happens!

Great job to everyone else!


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