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message 1: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
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Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018


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

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


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

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

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

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


message 2: by JoAnne (last edited Oct 06, 2018 04:58AM) (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
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Banshee FINISHED

Candy

Celia FINISHED

Cindy III FINISHED

Debbie FINISHED

Elle FINISHED

ElleEm FINISHED

Erin FINISHED

Ferenc FINISHED

Jess FINISHED

Joann FINISHED

JoAnne FINISHED

JoAnne - mod FINISHED

Martina FINISHED

Melanie FINISHED

Rina FINISHED

Sandra FINISHED

Sarah E

Shash FINISHED

Suzanne


message 3: by JoAnne (last edited Sep 21, 2018 11:23AM) (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
September Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

My List:

1. Falling For You...Again Kate Curran 9/4/18
2. The Sexy One Lauren Blakely 9/10/18
3. Backseat Saints Joshilyn Jackson 9/11/18
4. The Marriage Pact Michelle Richmond 9/18/18
5. What Happened to Goodbye Sarah Dessen 9/21/18
6. A Hundred Summers Beatriz Williams 9/21/18


message 4: by Debbie (last edited Sep 30, 2018 02:01PM) (new)


message 5: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
Welcome Debbie!


message 6: by Elle (last edited Sep 30, 2018 07:50PM) (new)

Elle (elleay) | 1575 comments Stand Alone Challenge - September
Single: Read 3-4 books

1. It Ends with Us | Colleen Hoover - 9/5
2. Inside Out & Back Again | Thanhha Lai - 9/9
3. At Home: A Short History of Private Life | Bill Bryson - 9/13
4. Brown Girl Dreaming | Jacqueline Woodson - 9/21


message 7: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
Welcome Elle and Banshee!


message 8: by Joann (last edited Sep 30, 2018 10:28AM) (new)

Joann | 1300 comments Not a lot of stand alones this month, but a few:

Take Me with You - Catherine Ryan Hyde - 9/8/18
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - Jamie Ford - 9/13/18
The Vintage Guide to Love and Romance - Kirsty Greenwood - 9/17/18
The Key to Extraordinary - Natalie Lloyd - 9/28/18


message 9: by Sandra (last edited Sep 26, 2018 12:58PM) (new)


message 10: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
Welcome Joann And Sandra!


message 11: by Ferenc (last edited Sep 20, 2018 09:10AM) (new)

Ferenc (aeneth) | 1792 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018


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

1. In the House of the Worm by George R.R. Martin - 9/6/2018
In the House of the Worm by George R.R. Martin

2. Rust & Stardust by T. Greenwood - 9/13/2018
Rust & Stardust by T. Greenwood

3. The Quotable Sandman by Neil Gaiman - 9/15/2018
The Quotable Sandman by Neil Gaiman

4. The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena – 9/16/2018
The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

5. Death: The Deluxe Edition by Neil Gaiman - 9/16/2018
Death The Deluxe Edition by Neil Gaiman

6. A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R.R. Martin – 9/19/2018
A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (The Tales of Dunk and Egg, #1-3) by George R.R. Martin


message 12: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
Welcome Ferenc!


message 13: by Jess (last edited Oct 01, 2018 04:54AM) (new)

Jess Penhallow | 241 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018

1. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 12/09/18 *****
2. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari 20/09/18 ***
3. Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman 23/09/18 ****
4. Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw 25/09/18 ****
5. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux 28/09/18 **


message 14: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
Welcome Jess!


message 15: by ElleEm (last edited Sep 26, 2018 12:02AM) (new)

ElleEm Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Solitary: 5-6 books


1. Little Heaven by Nick Cutter Finished 9/2/18****
2. The Salt Line by Holly Goddard Jones Finished 9/7/18****
3. Be Careful What You Wish For by A.C. Hutchinson Finished 9/7/18***
4. Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough Finished 9/9/18**
5. The Dead Zone by Stephen King Finished 9/19/18****
6. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness Finished 9/12/18****
7. The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters Finished 9/15/18***
8. The Halloween Children by Brian James Freeman Finished 9/15/18**
9. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Finished 9/18/19****
10. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein Finished 9/26/18***
11. Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter Finished 9/25/18****


message 16: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
Welcome ElleEm!


message 17: by Shash (last edited Sep 23, 2018 12:32PM) (new)

Shash | 1900 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
September 2018

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

1. The Kiss That Launched 1,000 Gifs by Sheralyn Pratt (9/23/18)


message 18: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
Welcome Shash!


message 19: by Erin (last edited Sep 23, 2018 05:12AM) (new)

Erin | 467 comments Completed 9/23/18

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

5/5 read

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. Someday by Sierra Riley, read 9/21/18
2. The Rising: Murder, Heartbreak, and the Power of Human Resilience in an American Town by Ryan D'Agostino, read 9/23/18
3. Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder, read 9/17/18
4. Iconic Chicago Dishes, Drinks and Desserts by Amy Bizzarri, read 9/10/18
5. The Bettencourt Affair: The World's Richest Woman and the Scandal That Rocked Paris by Tom Sancton, read 9/16/18


message 20: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
Welcome Erin and Sarah!


message 21: by Rina (last edited Sep 21, 2018 02:24AM) (new)

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

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. War Dog: The No-Man's Land Puppy Who Took to the Skies, Damien Lewis, 01.09.2018
2. Zorro, Isabel Allende, 09.09.2018
3. Die Kinder, Wulf Dorn, 17.09.2018
4. Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal, Eric Schlosser, 18.09.2018
5. All We Ever Wanted, Emily Giffin, 19.09.2018
6. Under the Red Flag: Stories by Ha Jin, Ha Jin, 20.09.2018


message 22: by JoAnne (last edited Oct 01, 2018 04:30PM) (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 1171 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Solo: 1-2 books Definitely read mostly books tied to a series this month!

Books Read: 1

1. Winter Cottage by Mary Ellen Taylor The Winter Cottage by Mary Ellen Taylor 9/10/18 4stars


message 23: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
Welcome Rina and JoAnne!


message 24: by Melanie (last edited Sep 30, 2018 05:36PM) (new)

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

Solo: Read 1-2 books

1. Women of the Outback by Sue Williams Women of the Outback - Sue Williams - 9/13/2018
2. The Year of Fog by Michelle Richmond The Year of Fog - Michelle Richmond - 9/28/2018


message 25: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
Welcome Melanie!


message 26: by Candy (new)

Candy | 66 comments September Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solo: Read 1-2 books


message 27: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
Welcome Candy!


message 28: by Celia (last edited Oct 05, 2018 06:43PM) (new)

Celia Buell (celiareadsbooks) | 1191 comments Single

1. Ordeal by Innocence by Agatha Christie 9/3
2. Purple Heart by Patricia McCormick 9/5
3. One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus 9/15
4. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy 9/26

Finished!


message 29: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
Welcome Celia!


message 30: by Cindy III (last edited Sep 30, 2018 04:16PM) (new)

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

Single: Read 3-4 books

1. Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson 9/7 - 9
2. Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the Selma Voting Rights March 9/15 - 16
3. The Firefly Letters 9/22
4. Towers Falling by Jewell Parker Rhodes 9/26 - 30


message 31: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
Welcome Cindy!


message 32: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
WOOHOO Banshee!


message 33: by Suzanne (last edited Sep 20, 2018 01:19PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 2028 comments The Lost Challenges
September Stand Alone
Duration:
September 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018

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

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

1. Midnight Waltz by Barbara Stephens - *** - 9/9/2018 - 176 Pages
2. Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks - **** - 9/11/2018
3. Things from the Flood by Simon Stålenhag - **** - 9/18/2018 - 128 Pages
4.
5.
6.
Midnight Waltz by Barbara Stephens Uncommon Type Some Stories by Tom Hanks Things from the Flood by Simon Stålenhag


Challenge Rules
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message 34: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
Welcome Suzanne!


message 35: by Ferenc (new)

Ferenc (aeneth) | 1792 comments COMPLETED!

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

1. In the House of the Worm by George R.R. Martin - 9/6/2018
In the House of the Worm by George R.R. Martin

2. Rust & Stardust by T. Greenwood - 9/13/2018
Rust & Stardust by T. Greenwood

3. The Quotable Sandman by Neil Gaiman - 9/15/2018
The Quotable Sandman by Neil Gaiman

4. The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena – 9/16/2018
The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

5. Death: The Deluxe Edition by Neil Gaiman - 9/16/2018
Death The Deluxe Edition by Neil Gaiman

6. A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R.R. Martin – 9/19/2018
A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (The Tales of Dunk and Egg, #1-3) by George R.R. Martin


message 36: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
WOOHOO Ferenc!


message 37: by Erin (new)

Erin | 467 comments Completed 9/23/18

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

5/5 read

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. Someday by Sierra Riley, read 9/21/18
2. The Rising: Murder, Heartbreak, and the Power of Human Resilience in an American Town by Ryan D'Agostino, read 9/23/18
3. Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder, read 9/17/18
4. Iconic Chicago Dishes, Drinks and Desserts by Amy Bizzarri, read 9/10/18
5. The Bettencourt Affair: The World's Richest Woman and the Scandal That Rocked Paris by Tom Sancton, read 9/16/18


message 38: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
WOOHOO Erin!!


message 39: by Martina (last edited Oct 01, 2018 06:26AM) (new)

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

1. Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon / 8/9/18
2. The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James / 14/9/18
3. Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young / 8/9/18
4. An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson / 13/9/18

Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson


message 40: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
Welcome Martina!


message 42: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
WOOHOO Sandra!


message 43: by Shash (new)

Shash | 1900 comments Finished! - It's definitely been a month of series books for me, but I managed to get one. :)

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
September 2018

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

1. The Kiss That Launched 1,000 Gifs by Sheralyn Pratt (9/23/18)


message 44: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
WOOHOO Shash!!


message 45: by Rina (new)

Rina | 1084 comments Finished!

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

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. War Dog: The No-Man's Land Puppy Who Took to the Skies, Damien Lewis, 01.09.2018
2. Zorro, Isabel Allende, 09.09.2018
3. Die Kinder, Wulf Dorn, 17.09.2018
4. Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal, Eric Schlosser, 18.09.2018
5. All We Ever Wanted, Emily Giffin, 19.09.2018
6. Under the Red Flag: Stories by Ha Jin, Ha Jin, 20.09.2018


message 46: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
WOOHOO Rina!


message 47: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
FINISHED
September Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

My List:

1. Falling For You...Again Kate Curran 9/4/18
2. The Sexy One Lauren Blakely 9/10/18
3. Backseat Saints Joshilyn Jackson 9/11/18
4. The Marriage Pact Michelle Richmond 9/18/18
5. What Happened to Goodbye Sarah Dessen 9/21/18
6. A Hundred Summers Beatriz Williams 9/21/18


message 48: by Debbie (new)

Debbie (debbiegray) | 386 comments #4 finished!

Single: Read 3-4 books 4/4
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict 9/11/18
2. The High Season by Judy Blundell 9/21/18
3. Liars, Leakers, and Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy by Jeanine Pirro 9/25/18
4. Flamingo Diner by Sherryl Woods 9/29/18
Flamingo Diner by Sherryl Woods Liars, Leakers, and Liberals The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy by Jeanine Pirro The High Season by Judy Blundell Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict


message 49: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 43895 comments Mod
WOOHOO Debbie!


message 50: by Cindy III (last edited Sep 30, 2018 04:16PM) (new)

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

Single: Read 3-4 books

1. Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson 9/7 - 9
2. Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the Selma Voting Rights March 9/15 - 16
3. The Firefly Letters 9/22
4. Towers Falling by Jewell Parker Rhodes 9/26 - 30


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