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message 1: by Moderators of NBRC, Challenger-in-Chief (new)

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"Don't Worry Be Happy"


Thanks to Ashley M for the idea for this challenge!

Duration
Three months from when you begin

Option 1
Read a book from each of these categories:
☺where the MC worries a lot
☺that is tagged as inspirational
☺where you don't expect a happy ending
☺that you find humorous
☺where someone on the cover is either laughing or smiling
☺with happy words in the title

Option 2:
Spell-it-out! Use the spell-it-out rules to spell out happy words. You can use the list below in option 3, or choose your own

Option 3:
Scavenger Hunt!
Find as many of these words/phrases as possible in the books you read (remember the duration of the challenge is 3 months). There is no limit to how many you can find in each book.

Words/phrases under spoiler
(view spoiler)

Option 4
Want it all!
Mix and Match from the first 3 options



Levels

Cheery: 1-5 books
Joyful: 6-10 books
Jolly: 11-15 books
Happy: 16-20 books
Funtastic: 21-25 books
Ecstatic: 26+ books


(*)Spell-it-Out Rules
Using the first letter in the book’s title, the first letter of the series name, the first letter in the author’s first or last name, or the first letter of a character’s first, last, or nick-name, or the first letter in the audio book narrators first or last name.
If you are reading a translated version, you can also use the first letter of the translator's first or last name.

As always, if the first letter of a title starts with ‘A’, ‘An’, ‘The’, etc., you may use the first letter of the second word in the title to spell out your chosen word.



message 2: by Moderators of NBRC, Challenger-in-Chief (new)

Moderators of NBRC | 31607 comments Mod
Emerald Coin Reading Challenges ~ Emerald Coin Emerald Coin

Earn your Emerald Coins with Reading Challenges joined on or after April 1, 2016.

To Earn an Emerald Coin:
Emerald Coin One Coin upon reading at least 20 books (using any option)


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message 4: by Jessica (last edited Aug 31, 2018 03:31PM) (new)

Jessica | 546 comments I'm in for Option 4
Duration: 3 month from the start date.

Option 1
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Option 2
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Option 3
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message 5: by Vicki (last edited Nov 07, 2018 06:59AM) (new)

Vicki (goodreadscomboobooper49) | 1701 comments Don't Worry, Be Happy
Option 4
9/01 - 12/01

Option 1
Read a book from each of these categories:
4/6

(view spoiler) 9/22/18

Option 2
Use the spell-it-out rules to spell out happy words.


L The Last Namsara 10/09
O Our Totally, Ridiculous, Made-up Christmas Relationship 9/19
V V-Card 9/18
E Every Little Kiss 9/11

B Breathing Underwater 9/04
U Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption 10/26/18
T To Save a Sinner 9/15
T This Savage Song 10/08
E Ensnared 10/30/18
R The Room on Rue Amélie 10/20
F First Comes Love 9/24
L Life Interrupted 10/04
Y

K
I Impulse Spy 9/14
S Silver Storm 9/02
S Sinful Cinderella 10/17
E Escaping from Houdini 10/15
S Sky in the Deep 10/19

Books Read
Silver Storm (Raveneau, #1) by Cynthia Wright Breathing Underwater (Breathing Underwater, #1) by Alex Flinn Matchmaking for Beginners by Maddie Dawson Just One Wish by Janette Rallison V-Card (Sharing Spaces, #1) by Alicia Michaels Every Little Kiss (Kissed by the Bay #1) by Susan Hatler First Comes Love by Emily Goodwin To Save a Sinner by Adele Clee Our Totally, Ridiculous, Made-up Christmas Relationship by Brittainy C. Cherry Impulse Spy (Sonic Sleuths #1) by Carrie Ann Knox This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity, #1) by Victoria Schwab The Last Namsara (Iskari, #1) by Kristen Ciccarelli Life Interrupted by Yessi Smith Escaping from Houdini (Stalking Jack the Ripper, #3) by Kerri Maniscalco Sinful Cinderella (Dark Fairy Tale Queen, #1) by Anita Valle The Room on Rue Amélie by Kristin Harmel Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young A Different Kind Of Angel by Paulette Mahurin Oklahoma Christmas Blues (The McIntyre Men #0.5) by Maggie Shayne Unbroken A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand Ensnared (The Accidental Billionaires, #1) by J.S. Scott


message 6: by Cheryl (last edited Nov 09, 2018 02:34PM) (new)

Cheryl | 905 comments I will HAPPILY join in on this one!

Don't Worry Be Happy
Option 2
September 1-December 1, 2018
21/21


C (character: Liana Castell) The Girl Who Dared to Think by Bella Forrest
O (character: Robin Osborne) Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
N The False Prince by Jennifer A Nielsen
G Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig
R (character: Copper Reilly) The Designer by Marius Gabriel
A The Address by Fiona Davis
T Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
U Unified: How Our Unlikely Friendship Gives Us Hope for a Divided Country by Tim Scott and Trey Gowdy
L Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
A Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han
T Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller
I The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
O (character: Tess O'Leary) The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
N (character: Nick) The Surrogate by Louise Jensen
S The School of Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

T The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
H The Hundredth Queen by Emily R. King
R (character Rex Walls) The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
I I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll
L Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig
L P.S. from Paris by Marc Levy


message 7: by Cheryl (last edited Sep 18, 2018 10:48PM) (new)

Cheryl | 905 comments Not too WORRIED about going for the Scavenger Hunt, as well!

Don't Worry, Be Happy
Scavenger Hunt
Sept. 1-Dec 1, 2018
237 words


(view spoiler)

The Address by Fiona Davis (181 words)
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Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller (22 words)
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Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han (34 words)
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message 8: by Elle (last edited Nov 30, 2018 12:40PM) (new)

Elle (elleay) | 152 comments Don't Worry Be Happy
Aug 31-Nov 30, 2018

Option 2: Spell It Out
Level: Ecstatic (26+ books)
Read: 26/26

D: Do You Want to Start a Scandal | Tessa Dare - Oct 4
A: Apprentice | Rachel E. Carter - Sep 3
I: It Ends with Us | Colleen Hoover - Sep 6
S: Sadie | Courtney Summers - Oct 6
Y: Skottie Young | I Hate Fairyland Vol. 4 - Sep 15

H: Ha Lee in Inside Out & Back Again | Thanhha Lai - Sep 9
O: October Daye #8 | The Winter Long | Seanan McGuire - Aug 31
M: Annette Marie | Three Mages and a Margarita - Oct 26
E: Jaymin Eve | Pain - Nov 22

J: Jacqueline Woodson | Brown Girl Dreaming - Sep 21
O: One of Us | Craig DiLouie - Oct 14
Y: The Year of Shadows | Claire Legrand - Nov 29
F: Fire Touched | Patricia Briggs - Sep 30
U: Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer | Kelly Jones - Nov 1
L: The Library Book | Susan Orlean - Nov 5

S: Star Witch | Helen Harper - Oct 8
P: Power of Five | Alex Lidell - Oct 19
R: Rudy Francisco | Helium - Aug 29
I: Isaac in The Forbidden Library | Django Wexler - Nov 24
N: Nick Drnaso | Sabrina - Nov 10
G: The Governess Game | Tessa Dare - Oct 20

W: Martha Wells | Rogue Protocol - Sep 19
A: At Home: A Short History of Private Life | Bill Bryson - Sep 13
V: Victoria in Dark Arts and a Daiquiri | Annette Marie - Nov 26
E: Exit Strategy | Martha Wells - Nov 28
S: Spirit Witch | Helen Harper - Oct 10


message 9: by — Massiel (last edited Oct 09, 2018 12:51PM) (new)

— Massiel (rollitosdecanela) | 512 comments I'm in.
September 1 - December 1
Level: Jolly - Total: 13 books
Option 2:
Spell-it-out!


W - Lover Eternal - Ward
A - Amante oscuro
V - Visions of Heat
E - Between Shades of Gray - Character: Elena
S - Slave to Sensation

-

A - Children of Blood and Bone - Adeyemi
I - Sanctuary Found - Character: Isaac
R - Red Sister

-

J - Magic Bites - Character: Jim
O - One of Us Is Lying
L - Strange the Dreamer - Laini
L - The Burning Maze - Character: Lester
Y - Everything, Everything - Yoon


Books read:
Red Sister (Book of the Ancestor #1) by Mark Lawrence Slave to Sensation (Psy-Changeling #1) by Nalini Singh Amante oscuro (La hermandad de la daga negra, #1) by J.R. Ward Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling #2) by Nalini Singh Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1) by Tomi Adeyemi Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer, #1) by Laini Taylor Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #2) by J.R. Ward One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1) by Ilona Andrews The Burning Maze (The Trials of Apollo, #3) by Rick Riordan Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon Sanctuary Found (Pelican Bay, #2) by Sloane Kennedy


message 10: by Sanah (new)

Sanah Shabbir (szs_30) I'll join!
Sept 1-Dec 1
Option 2


message 11: by Kate (last edited Dec 01, 2018 05:01AM) (new)

Kate (kcbond) | 564 comments I'm in need of another challenge!
Sept 1 - Dec 1

Option 2 - Spell it Out

E Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
N Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
T Tangerine by Christine Mangan
H What Happened by Hillary Clinton
U An Uncommon Education by Elizabeth Percer
S Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness
I Inherit the Bones by Emily Littlejohn
A Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
S The Siege Winter by Ariana Franklin and Samantha Norman
T The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by James Daniel Brown
I The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
C Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini




L The Secret of the Irish Castle by Santa Montefiore *Alternative title is The Last Secret of the Deverill's (The Last Secret of the Deverills)
A Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms & a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories by Simon Winchester
U Under the Greenwood Tree by Thomas Hardy
G The Great Alone by Kristan Hannah
H The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness
T The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
E Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal
R Only Child by Rhiannon Navin



message 12: by Agnieszka (last edited Sep 05, 2018 01:36PM) (new)

Agnieszka (agnieszka7) | 215 comments I'm in! Would it theoretically possible to complete level ecstatic with option 1 only (if we read 4-5 book for each task)? This would be my preference and a little bit more challenging than my current set up :-)

Don't Worry Be Happy
Duration:
9/1/18 - 11/30/18
Level: Ecstatic (26+ books)
Completed: 5/26+

Option 1 (2/6)
Read a book from each of these categories:
☺where the MC worries a lot
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 3* 9/4
Hacker Exposed by Linzi Baxter 5* 9/4
☺that is tagged as inspirational
Deadly Getaway by Carol J. Post 4* 9/4 (this author's writting only inspirational books)
☺where you don't expect a happy ending
Picking Up the Pieces book 3 of Rose Gardner Mystery Box Set #2 by Denise Grover Swank 5* 9/1
☺that you find humorous
☺where someone on the cover is either laughing or smiling
☺with happy words in the title
Shenanigans: Thirty-Three and a Half Shenanigans book 4 of Rose Gardner Mystery Box Set #2 by Denise Grover Swank 5* 9/5

Option 2: (0/20+)
Spell-it-out! Use the spell-it-out rules to spell out happy words. You can use the list below, or choose your own
First letter of title, first or last name (author, translator, narrator or character), nick-name (character), series name

yippee (6 letters)
Y:
I:
P:
P:
E:
E:

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message 13: by Sara (last edited Sep 18, 2018 10:17AM) (new)

Sara | 7 comments I'll give this one a shot!
Level: happy (20 books)
Duration: 9/1/18 - 12/1/18

Option 2 spell it out:

S Dreadful Company by Vivian SHAW fin. 9/13
M
I
L
E
S

L
A
U
G
H
T
E Equal Rites fin. 9/7
R The Red Tent fin. 9/17

J
O
Y
F
U
L


message 14: by Karen ⊰✿, Fiction Aficionado (new)

Karen ⊰✿ | 14770 comments Mod
Yes, Agnieszka you can do it that way :)

Welcome to the challenge all - we are happy to have you 😃 😊 😆


message 15: by Makati (last edited Oct 02, 2018 08:28AM) (new)

Makati | 5 comments I'm in: I'm going for Spell-it-Out. :)

I'm choosing to spell out patience, 'cause I'm going to need this for my master's thesis. :P

P - Die Einsamkeit der Primzahlen by Paolo Giordano [09/23/18]
A - Die Amazone (Das Schwarze Auge - Das Jahr des Greifen #3) by Wolfgang Hohlbein & Bernhard Hennen [09/19/18]
T - Triffst du Buddha, töte ihn! by Andreas Altmann [10/02/18]
I - Im Rücken steckt das Messer. Geschichten aus der Gerichtsmedizin by Hans Bankl [09/24/18]
E - Die Entdeckung (Das Schwarze Auge - Das Jahr des Greifen #2) by Wolfgang Hohlbein & Bernhard Hennen [09/17/18]
N - The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer [09/11/18]
C - Callum Hunt, main character of Der bronzene Schlüssel (Magisterium #3) by Holly Black [09/14/18]
E - Töchter des Schweigens by Elia Barceló [09/29/18]

additionally read books:
Der Sturm (Das Schwarze Auge - Das Jahr des Greifen #1) by Wolfgang Hohlbein & Bernhard Hennen [09/13/18]

Finished 10/02/18 :)


message 16: by Tina ❣ (last edited Nov 29, 2018 11:57PM) (new)

Tina ❣ (nutrinut) | 1907 comments I'm in!

Start: 01/09/18
End: 30/11/18
Level: Ecstatic
Read: 24/24

Option 1

Read a book from each of these categories:
☺ Where the MC worries a lot
☺ That is tagged as inspirational
☺ Where you don't expect a happy ending
War Flower by Mary-Anne O'Connor 15/11/18
☺ That you find humorous
Pants on Fire by Maggie Alderson 21/10/18
☺ Where someone on the cover is either laughing or smiling
☺ With happy words in the title

Option 2

Stars
5/5

S - Sunset over the Cherry Orchard by Jo Thomas 06/10/2018
T - Taunting Destiny by Amelia Hutchins 04/09/18
A - Fighting Destiny by Amelia Hutchins 04/09/18
R - The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion 29/11/18
S - Storm Crazy by Livia Quinn 19/10/18

Blush
5/5

B - Perilous Trust by Barbara Freethy 21/11/18
L - Unleashed by Cherrie Lynn 04/10/2018
U - UnKiss Me by Dawn Martens 08/08/18
S - Only for the Weekend by Ella Sheridan 03/09/18
H - Her Defiant Heart by Dawn Martens 08/08/18


Strawberries
12/12

S - Hunted by Meagan Spooner 03/09/18
T - Love in Rewind by Tali Alexander 07/11/18
R - Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs 08/11/18
A - Unraveling Destinyby Amelia Hutchins 06/09/18
W - What She Inherits by Diane Vanaskie Mulligan 14/09/2018
B - Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake 03/11/18
E - Escaping Destiny by Amelia Hutchins 05/09/18
R - The Faerie Guardian by Rachel Morgan 13/10/18
R - The Faerie Prince by Rachel Morgan13/10/18
I - In the Valley of Blue Gums by J.H. Fletcher 29/11/18
E - Expectation by Holly Mortimer 18/09/2018
S - Seducing Destiny by Amelia Hutchins 05/09/18


message 17: by Jessi (last edited Mar 13, 2019 02:57PM) (new)

Jessi (jazzykitty) | 1644 comments Option 2: 14/19
Duration: 09/04/18 - 12/04/2018


L Late Eclipses by Seanan McGuire -completed 9/7/18
U An Unnatural Beanstalk: A Retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk by Brittany Fichter -completed 9/9/18
L A Little Mermaid: A Retelling of The Little Mermaid by Aya Ling -completed 9/13/18
L Leah character in The Opportunist by Tarryn Fisher -completed 10/28/18
A Agatha Frost author of Doughnuts and Deception -completed 9/7/18
B Sharon J. Bolton author of Now You See Me -completed 9/26/18
Y Yarn to Go by Betty Hechtman -completed 11/11/2018

M Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews -completed 9/4/18
A Ashes of Honor by Seanan McGuire -completed 10/8/18
R Richelle Mead author of Succubus on Top -completed 10/13/18
S Succubus Blues by Richelle Mead -completed 9/12/18
H Heather Graham author of Sacred Evil -completed 10/17/18
M Seanan McGuire author of Chimes at Midnight -completed 10/20/18
A Arya Stark in A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin -completed 11/02/2018
L Tyrion Lannister in A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin -completed 11/09/2018
L A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin -completed 11/17/2018
O One Salt Sea by Seanan McGuire -completed 9/18/18
W White Raven by J.L. Weil -completed 10/28/2018
S Stephanie Plum MC in Four to Score by Janet Evanovich -completed 10/14/18


message 18: by Nicole (last edited Dec 04, 2018 05:19AM) (new)

Nicole P | 1834 comments 😊 Don't Worry, Be Happy 😊

33/33 completed

Awesome
✓ A: The Whole Package by Alexa Riley (27/09) ★★★
✓ W: A Wolf's Deception by Sherilee Gray (21/09) ★★★★
✓ E: Broken Hart by Ella Fox (18/10) ★
✓ S: Something Fierce by Jenika Snow (30/09) ★★
✓ O: Oh, Henry by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff (01/10) ★★★
✓ M: #Jerk by Kat T. Masen (23/09) ★
✓ E: Vampire Thirst by Ella J. Phoenix (06/11) ★★★

The Whole Package by Alexa Riley A Wolf’s Deception (Black Hills Pack, #2) by Sherilee Gray Broken Hart (The Hart Family, #1) by Ella Fox Something Fierce (Underground, #1) by Jenika Snow Oh, Henry (OHellNo, #2) by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff #Jerk by Kat T. Masen Vampire Thirst (Dragon Heat #2) by Ella J. Phoenix

Bliss
✓ B: Bishop by Sawyer Bennett (05/10) ★★★
✓ L: Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist (12/10) ★★★
✓ I: Idol by Kristen Callihan (26/10) ★★★★
✓ S: Pipe Dreams by Sarina Bowen (10/10) ★★★
✓ S: The Darkest Whisper by Gena Showalter (12/10) ★★★★

Bishop (Arizona Vengeance, #1) by Sawyer Bennett Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist Idol (VIP, #1) by Kristen Callihan Pipe Dreams (Brooklyn Bruisers, #3) by Sarina Bowen The Darkest Whisper (Lords of the Underworld #4) by Gena Showalter

Dance
✓ D: That Scandalous Summer by Meredith Duran (30/09) ★★★
✓ A: Allegiant by Veronica Roth (17/10) ★★★
✓ N: Roommating by Noelle Adams & Samantha Chase (24/09) ★★
✓ C: Collision Point by Lora Leigh (22/09) ★★★★
✓ E: The Hook-Up Experiment by Emma Hart (07/11) ★★★

That Scandalous Summer (Rules for the Reckless, #1) by Meredith Duran Allegiant (Divergent, #3) by Veronica Roth Roommating (Preston's Mill, #1) by Noelle Adams Collision Point (Brute Force, #1) by Lora Leigh The Hook-Up Experiment (The Experiment, #1) by Emma Hart

Elated
✓ E: Eucalyptus by Murray Bail (04/12) ★★★
✓ L: Mate Magic by L. Valente & S King (27/10) ★★★
✓ A: Shock & Awe by Abigail Roux (04/11) ★★★
✓ T: Flirting With Fire: A Witch's Night Out by Tara Quan (22/10) ★★★
✓ E: Empire of the Moghul: Raiders From the North by Alex Rutherford (23/11) ★★★
✓ D: Do Not Respond by M.R. Field (08/10) ★★

Eucalyptus by Murray Bail Mate Magic (Savior City Witches, #2) by L. Valente Shock & Awe (Sidewinder, #1) by Abigail Roux Flirting with Fire (A Witch’s Night Out, #1) by Tara Quan Raiders from the North (Empire of the Moghul, #1) by Alex Rutherford Do Not Respond by M.R. Field

Humor
✓ H: Gone for Good by Harlan Coben (19/10) ★★★★
✓ U: Undeclared by Jen Frederick (22/10) ★★
✓ M: Marriage Material by Alexa Riley (27/09) ★★★
✓ O: The Libby Garrett Intervention by Kelly Oram (06/10) ★★
✓ R: The Rule Book by Jennifer Blackwood (22/09) ★★

Gone for Good by Harlan Coben Undeclared (Woodlands, #1) by Jen Frederick Marriage Material by Alexa Riley The Libby Garrett Intervention (Science Squad, #2) by Kelly Oram The Rule Book (The Rule Breakers, #1) by Jennifer Blackwood

Laugh
✓ L: Love in the Friend Zone by Molly E. Lee (29/09) ★★
✓ A: The Queen of the Damned by Anne Rice (28/10) ★★★
✓ U: Unspeakable by Sandra Brown (15/10) ★★★★
✓ G: Good Girl by Jana Aston (28/09) ★★★★
✓ H: Hooked On You by Kate Meader (21/10) ★★★★

Love in the Friend Zone (Grad Night, #1) by Molly E. Lee The Queen of the Damned (The Vampire Chronicles, #3) by Anne Rice Unspeakable by Sandra Brown Good Girl by Jana Aston Hooked On You (Chicago Rebels, #4) by Kate Meader


message 19: by Suzanne (last edited Jan 07, 2021 01:23PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1131 comments Nothing But Reading Challenges
Don't worry, be happy
Duration:
8/1/2020 - 10/31/2020

Progress: 21 out of 21
Levels:
Cheery: 1-5 books
Joyful: 6-10 books
Jolly: 11-15 books
Happy: 16-20 books
Funtastic: 21-25 books
Ecstatic: 26+ books

"Don't Worry Be Happy"

Thanks to Ashley M for the idea for this challenge!

Duration
Three months from when you begin

Option 1
Read a book from each of these categories:
☺where the MC worries a lot
☺that is tagged as inspirational
☺where you don't expect a happy ending
☺that you find humorous
☺where someone on the cover is either laughing or smiling
☺with happy words in the title

Option 2:
Spell-it-out! Use the spell-it-out rules to spell out happy words. You can use the list below in option 3, or choose your own

Option 3:
Scavenger Hunt!
Find as many of these words/phrases as possible in the books you read (remember the duration of the challenge is 3 months). There is no limit to how many you can find in each book.

Words/phrases under spoiler
(view spoiler)

Option 4
Want it all!
Mix and Match from the first 3 options

(*)Spell-it-Out Rules
(view spoiler)

Beautiful Anticipation
B: Backstage Pass by Olivia Cunning - **** - 8/5/2020 - 344 Pages
E: E.L. James; The Mister - ***** - 9/19/2020 - 499 Pages
A: A Demon Bound by Debra Dunbar - ***** - 8/4/2020 - 318 Pages
U: Ulises Fariñas; Cloudia and Rex - *** - 8/19/2020 - 80 Pages
T: Brian Tracy; Get Smart!: How to Think, Decide, Act, and Get Better Results in Everything You Do - *** - 8/8/2020 - 224 Pages
I: Iliza Shlesinger; Girl Logic: The Genius and the Absurdity - ***** - 9/1/2020 - 264 Pages
F: Maribeth Fischer; The Language of Good-bye - **** - 10/9/2020 - 343 Pages
U: Undead and Uneasy by MaryJanice Davidson - **** - 12/15/2020 - 272 Pages
L: Jeff Lindsay; Dexter By Design - **** - 8/7/2020 - 304 Pages

A: Saladin Ahmed; Black Bolt, Vol. 2: Home Free - **** - 8/5/2020 - 136 Pages
N: Nathan W. Pyle; Strange Planet - ***** - 9/13/2020 - 144 Pages
T: Peter J. Tomasi; House of Penance: Library Edition - **** - 8/13/2020 - 176 Pages
I: Inside Jobs: Tales from a Time of Quarantine by Ben H. Winters - ***** - 9/11/2020 -
C: Truman Capote; Breakfast at Tiffany's and Three Stories - ***** - 8/27/2020 - 142 Pages
I: Ice Cream Man, Vol. 1: Rainbow Sprinkles by W. Maxwell Prince - **** - 11/29/2020 - 144 Pages
P: Patrisse Khan-Cullors; When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir - ***** - 8/21/2020 - 257 Pages
A: Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women's Fight for Their Rights by Mikki Kendall - ***** - 8/13/2020 - 208 Pages
T: Temptation Ridge by Robyn Carr - ***** - 8/28/2020 - 416 Pages
I: Isabellae Volume 1 by Raule - ***** - 12/18/2020 - 152 Pages
O: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton - ***** - 10/4/2020 - 192 Pages
N: Never After by Rebecca Lickiss - ***** - 1/6/2021 - 261 Pages

A Demon Bound (Imp, #1) by Debra Dunbar Backstage Pass (Sinners on Tour, #1) by Olivia Cunning Black Bolt, Vol. 2 Home Free by Saladin Ahmed Dexter By Design (Dexter, #4) by Jeff Lindsay Get Smart! How to Think, Decide, Act, and Get Better Results in Everything You Do by Brian Tracy House of Penance by Peter J. Tomasi Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists A Graphic History of Women's Fight for Their Rights by Mikki Kendall Cloudia and Rex by Ulises Fariñas When They Call You a Terrorist A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors Breakfast at Tiffany's and Three Stories by Truman Capote Temptation Ridge (Virgin River, #6) by Robyn Carr Girl Logic The Genius and the Absurdity by Iliza Shlesinger Inside Jobs Tales from a Time of Quarantine by Ben H. Winters Strange Planet (Strange Planet #1) by Nathan W. Pyle The Mister by E.L. James The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton The Language of Good-bye by Maribeth Fischer Ice Cream Man, Vol. 1 Rainbow Sprinkles by W. Maxwell Prince Undead and Uneasy (Undead, #6) by MaryJanice Davidson Isabellae Volume 1 by Raule Never After by Rebecca Lickiss


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message 21: by Connie N. (last edited Dec 14, 2019 01:35PM) (new)

Connie N. | 671 comments I can't finish this in 3 months since I'm planning on doing one happy word for each letter of the alphabet.

Don't Worry, Be Happy
Timeframe: 10/1/18 to 12/12/19
194/194
26/26 Words

Aglow (5/5)
A - Animal Magnetism by Jill Shalvis - 11/19/18 ♥♥♥♥
G - Gem & Dixie by Sara Zarr - 11/15/18 ♥♥♥♥
L – Liz Lipperman - Beef Stolen-Off - 8/17/19 ♥♥♥
O - Only a Promise by Mary Balogh - 10/29/18 ♥♥♥♥
W – White Heat by Jill Shalvis - 8/22/19 ♥♥♥♥

Blissful (8/8)
B - Beach Happens by Jamie K. Schmidt - 11/16/18 ♥♥♥♥
L - Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran - 10/14/18 ♥♥♥
I - I Knew You Were Trouble by Lauren Layne - 11/2/18 ♥♥♥♥
S – Silver Linings by Debbie Macomber - 7/13/19 ♥♥♥♥
S - Sawyer Bennett - Bishop - 12/3/18 ♥♥♥♥
F – Full Heat by Carla Swafford - 7/31/19 ♥♥♥
U - Unseen by Karin Slaughter - 1/15/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
L - Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann - 12/7/18 ♥♥

Chipper (7/7)
C - Carol Madison - Serena's Plight - 10/12/18 ♥♥♥
H – Holly Jacobs - Once Upon A Christmas - 8/9/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Ilona Andrews - Magic Slays - 11/9/18 ♥♥♥♥
P - Pecan Pies and Homicides by Ellery Adams - 10/30/18 ♥♥♥♥
P - Author Renita Pizzitola - Just a Little Kiss - 12/11/18 ♥♥♥♥
E - Emily March - Lover's Leap - 10/13/18 ♥♥♥
R – Author Nora Roberts - The Hollow - 10/18/18 ♥♥♥♥

Delighted (9/9)
D - Don't Call Me Sweetheart by Codi Gary - 11/11/18 ♥♥
E - Author Lissa Evans - Wed Wabbit - 10/21/18 ♥♥♥♥
L - Lora Leigh - Rugged Texas Cowboy - 2/11/19 ♥♥♥
I - I Think I Love You by Lauren Layne - 12/13/18 ♥♥♥♥
G – G.A. McKevett - Bitter Sweets - 7/21/19 ♥♥♥♥
H - Hard Sell by Lauren Layne - 11/26/18 ♥♥♥♥
T - Thankless in Death by J.D. Robb - 10/7/18 ♥♥♥♥♥
E - Author Jill Alexander Essbaum - Hausfrau - 10/26/18 ♥♥♥♥
D - Diane Mott Davidson - Killer Pancake - 11/21/18 ♥♥♥♥

Ecstatic (8/8)
E - 11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass - 11/8/18 ♥♥♥
C – A Cry In The Night by Mary Higgins Clark - 7/23/19 ♥♥♥♥
S - Susan Mallery - Just One Kiss - 12/5/18 ♥♥♥
T - Trick or Treat Murder by Leslie Meier - 10/19/18 ♥♥♥♥
A - Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley by M.C. Beaton - 10/21/18 ♥♥♥♥
T - Three Bedrooms, One Corpse by Charlaine Harris - 11/5/18 ♥♥♥♥
I - Ilona Andrews and Jeaniene Frost - Magic Graves - 3/10/19 ♥♥♥♥
C – Craig Faustus Buck - Go Down Hard - 8/8/19 ♥♥♥

Fortunate (9/9)
F - Festive in Death by J.D. Robb - 2/13/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
O – Ordeal by Innocence by Agatha Christie - 8/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author Annie Rains - Welcoming the Bad Boy - 10/20/18 ♥♥♥♥
T - Top Shelf by Kelly Jamieson - 1/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - Unplugged by Lois Greiman - 3/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
N - Nurse Smith, Cook by Joyce Dingwell - 12/15/18 ♥♥♥
A - The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman - 10/23/18 ♥♥♥♥♥
T - Tangerine by Christine Mangan - 1/16/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Jennifer Egan - Manhattan Beach - 11/10/18 ♥♥♥

Glad (4/4)
G - Author Roxane Gay - Difficult Women - 5/29/19 ♥♥♥
L - Leslie Meier - Back to School Murder - 4/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Author Celia Aaron - Cleat Chaser - 4/10/19 ♥♥
D - Debbie Macomber - Love Letters - 5/5/19 ♥♥♥♥

Happy (5/5)
H - Hostage to Pleasure by Nalini Singh - 5/31/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
A - Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage by M.C. Beaton - 3/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
P - The Pagan Stone by Nora Roberts - 3/9/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
P - Author James Patterson - Kiss the Girls - 3/20/19 ♥♥♥♥
Y - The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium by Robert Lacey - 3/17/19 ♥♥♥♥

Inspired (8/8)
I - Isobel Chace - To Marry a Tiger - 4/20/19 ♥♥
N - Nancy Martin - Dead Girls Don't Wear Diamonds - 1/4/19 ♥♥♥♥
S – Slap Shot by Kelly Jamieson - 8/15/19 ♥♥♥♥
P - Author James Patterson - Lifeguard - 1/23/19 ♥♥♥
I - Iceberg by Robyn Donald - 4/25/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy - 11/29/18 ♥♥♥
E - Author Janet Evanovich - Look Alive Twenty-Five - 12/19/18 ♥♥♥♥
D - Donna VanLiere - The Christmas Star - 12/31/18 ♥♥♥

Jubilant (8/8)
J - Julianne MacLean - A Curve in the Road - 6/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - The Unsung Hero by Suzanne Brockmann - 4/30/19 ♥♥♥
B - A Bite to Remember by Lynsay Sands - 3/29/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park - 5/18/19 ♥♥♥
L - Lorelei James - Wrangled and Tangled - 3/11/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Allen Zadoff - Hungry: Lessons Learned on the Journey from Fat to Thin - 2/14/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
N - Nancy Martin - Some Like it Lethal - 1/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - 12 Rounds by Lauren Hammond - 2/17/19 ♥♥♥

Keen (4/4)
K - Kiss Me Back by Sidney Halston - 2/23/19 ♥♥♥
E - Author Jennifer Estep - Spider's Bite - 2/7/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Katy Evans - Real - 2/9/19 ♥♥♥
N – Nalini Singh - Branded by Fire - 8/19/19 ♥♥♥♥

Lighthearted (12/12)
L - Author Stacey Lynn - Fake Wife - 3/13/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Ilona Andrews - Magic Rises - 5/19/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
G - Greer Hendricks - The Wife Between Us - 6/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
H - Hot Response by Shannon Stacey - 7/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Take the Fall by Marquita Valentine - 3/19/19 ♥♥
H - Home for the Holidays by Jeaniene Frost - 12/26/18 ♥♥♥
E - Emma Hart - Stripped Bare - 2/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Animal Attraction by Jill Shalvis - 1/10/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author J.D. Robb - Concealed in Death - 12/18/18 ♥♥♥♥
T - Tracy Wolff - Hot & Heavy - 3/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Eggs in Purgatory by Laura Childs - 2/28/19 ♥♥♥♥
D - Author Kyra Davis - Sex, Murder And A Double Latte - 4/5/19 ♥♥♥♥

Merry (5/5)
M - Meant to Be by Maggie McGinnis - 3/2/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - The End of Everything by Megan Abbott - 3/31/19 ♥♥
R - Author M.L. Rowland - Murder on the Horizon - 1/2/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Rock Chick Regret by Kristen Ashley - 2/24/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
Y - The You-Can't-Make-Me Bride by Leanne Banks - 4/19/19 ♥♥♥♥


message 22: by Connie N. (last edited Dec 14, 2019 01:36PM) (new)

Connie N. | 671 comments Don't Worry, Be Happy - Part 2

Nirvana (7/7)
N - The Nightingale Nurses by Donna Douglas - 5/21/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Illegally Yours by Kate Meader - 8/25/19 ♥♥♥
R - Rumor Has It by Jill Shalvis - 5/8/19 ♥♥♥♥
V – Vivian Arend - Rocky Mountain Angel - 10/9/18 ♥♥♥♥
A - Annie Rains - Stolen Kisses - 4/15/19 ♥♥♥♥
N - Nan Asquith - Only My Heart To Give - 6/23/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Author Kristen Ashley - Rock Chick Revolution - 5/14/19 ♥♥♥♥♥

Overjoyed (9/9)
O - Olivia Dade - Hidden Hearts - 1/24/19 ♥♥♥
V – Valerie Bowman - The Legendary Lord - 11/23/18 ♥♥♥♥
E - Elly Griffiths - The Crossing Places - 4/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author Cassie Ryan - My Addiction - 3/22/19 ♥♥♥
J - Jaci Burton - One Perfect Kiss - 7/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
O - Author Karen E. Olson - Driven to Ink - 2/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
Y - You're Saying It Wrong: A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words--And Their Tangled Histories of Misuse by Ross Petras - 5/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Tracy Ewens - Candidate - 4/28/19 ♥♥♥♥
D - Down with Love by Kate Meader - 6/18/19 ♥♥♥♥

Pleased (7/7)
P - PostSecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives by Frank Warren - 5/7/19 ♥♥♥
L - Love without a Compass by Lindy Zart - 10/3/18 ♥♥♥
E - Elizabeth Hoyt - Dearest Rogue - 6/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Annette Blair - Cloaked in Malice - 6/16/19 ♥♥♥
S - Scored by Sloane Howell - 5/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Janet Evanovich - Back to the Bedroom - 7/7/19 ♥♥♥♥
D - Dick Francis - For Kicks - 6/25/19 ♥♥♥♥♥

Quiescence (10/10)
Q - Queen of the Road: The True Tale of 47 States, 22,000 Miles, 200 Shoes, 2 Cats, 1 Poodle, a Husband, and a Bus with a Will of Its Own by Doreen Orion - 11/13/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - Unusually Stupid Americans: A Compendium of All-American Stupidity by Ross Petras - 6/6/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Ink Flamingos by Karen E. Olson - 9/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - E.L. Konigsburg - The View from Saturday - 5/4/19 ♥♥♥
S - Snowflakes, Iced Cakes and Second Chances by Sue Watson - 1/25/19 ♥♥♥
C - A Cowboy's Christmas Promise by Maggie McGinnis - 12/24/18 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Jennifer Estep - Web of Lies - 7/20/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
N - Nalini Singh - Mine to Possess - 1/6/19 ♥♥♥♥
C - Cancun by Kimberly Fox - 3/27/19 ♥♥♥
E - Erin McCarthy - The Hookup - 8/11/19 ♥♥♥♥♥

Rapturous (9/9)
R - Rescue My Heart by Jill Shalvis - 3/26/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
A - Author Marc Aronson - One Death, Nine Stories - 4/2/19 ♥♥♥♥
P - Patricia Briggs - Frost Burned - 4/11/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A. Tucker - 4/12/19 ♥♥♥
U - Until the End of Time by Danielle Steel - 7/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Ruthie Knox - Madly - 4/6/19 ♥♥♥♥
O - One, Two, Buckle My Shoe by Agatha Christie - 3/14/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - The Unwilling Executive by Miranda P. Charles - 7/25/19 ♥♥♥
S - Author Josie Silver - One Day in December - 5/20/19 ♥♥♥♥♥

Sparkling (9/9)
S - Second Chance Summer by Jill Shalvis - 7/5/19 ♥♥♥♥
P - Pearl S. Buck - Three Daughters of Madame Liang - 6/8/19 ♥♥♥
A - Author Jane Arbor - The Other Miss Donne - 6/27/19 ♥♥♥
R - Author J.D. Robb - Obsession in Death - 6/7/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
K - Kelly Jamieson - Back Check - 5/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
L - Looking For Rachel Wallace by Robert B. Parker - 6/20/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - In the Mood Fur Love by Eve Langlais - 10/17/19 ♥♥♥
N – Nancy Atherton - Aunt Dimity: Detective - 9/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
G - Gillian Archer - Ruthless - 7/9/19 ♥♥♥♥

Tickled (7/7)
T - To Have and to Hold by Lauren Layne - 7/29/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
I - In a Marrying Mood by Raye Morgan - 11/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
C - The Christmas Cowboy Hero by Donna Grant - 1/29/19 ♥♥♥♥
K - The Kept Woman by Karin Slaughter - 8/3/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
L - Lorelei James - One Night Rodeo - 7/16/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Janet Evanovich - Smitten - 8/23/19 ♥♥♥
D - The Diva Takes the Cake by Krista Davis - 7/2/19 ♥♥♥♥

Upbeat (6/6)
U - Untamed by Caitlin Crews - 8/18/19 ♥♥♥♥
P - Author Margaret Pargeter - Autumn Song - 6/26/19 ♥♥
B - Author Sawyer Bennett - Max - 5/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Edwards, Nicole - Bad Business - 9/10/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Agatha Christie - The Clocks - 8/2/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Then Came You by Jill Shalvis - 6/5/19 ♥♥♥♥

V - Effervescent (12/12)
E - Erin McCarthy - The Breakup - 9/15/19 ♥♥♥♥
F - Far from the Tree by Robin Benway - 2/21/19 ♥♥♥♥
F - Fated by Rebecca Zanetti - 3/4/19 ♥♥♥
E - Estep, Jennifer - Venom - 9/18/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author J.D. Robb - Devoted in Death - 8/7/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
V – Author Valerie Bowman - Never Trust a Pirate - 2/6/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Everything Under by Daisy Johnson - 10/25/19 ♥♥
S - Author Ruta Sepetys - Out of the Easy - 5/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
C - Claimed by Rebecca Zanetti - 6/17/19 ♥♥♥
E - Eternal Summer by Anne Hampson - 11/14/19 ♥♥♥
N - No One to Trust by Katie Reus - 3/6/19 ♥♥♥
T - Author Tracy Wolff - Royal Pain - 6/4/19 ♥♥♥

Well-Off (7/7)
W - William Wright - Jailhouse Doc: A Doctor in the County Jail - 7/6/19 ♥♥♥
E - Emma Chase - Sustained - 11/19/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
L – Author Kathleen Long - Counting Stars - 11/18/18 ♥♥♥♥
L – Liz Lincoln - On the Line - 10/25/18 ♥♥♥♥
O - The Other Side by J.D. Robb - 3/25/19 ♥♥♥♥
F - Follow Love by J.H. Croix - 5/25/19 ♥♥♥♥
F – Author Cory Franklin - Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd Cases - 10/16/18 ♥♥♥♥

X - Exultant (8/8)
E - An Ex for Christmas by Lauren Layne - 11/13/18 ♥♥♥♥♥
X - The X Factor: A Quest for Excellence by George Plimpton - 10/24/18 ♥♥♥
U - Under Control by Shannon Stacey - 9/21/19 ♥♥♥♥
L – Author Jessica Lemmon - A Snowbound Scandal - 12/28/18 ♥♥♥
T - Author Karen Templeton - Yours, Mine... or Ours? - 8/31/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Author Jennifer AlLee - A Wild Goose Chase Christmas - 12/8/18 ♥♥♥♥
N - Nancy Atherton - Aunt Dimity Beats the Devil - 1/19/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Troutte, Kimberley - Forbidden Lovers - 9/7/19 ♥♥♥

Yippee (6/6)
Y - The Year of Less: How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life Is Worth More Than Anything You Can Buy in a Store by Cait Flanders - 9/14/19 ♥♥♥
I - The Inherited Bride by Rebecca Stratton - 11/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
P – Author Patricia Briggs - Silver Borne - 10/2/18 ♥♥♥♥
P - The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster - 7/17/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
E - Emergency!: True Stories From The Nation's ERs by Mark Brown - 11/21/19 ♥♥♥
E - Emily March - Nightingale Way - 12/12/19 ♥♥♥♥

Zippy (5/5)
Z – Author Rebecca Zanetti - Claimed - 6/17/19 ♥♥♥
I - I See You Everywhere by Julia Glass - 12/9/19 ♥♥♥
P - Author Patricia Briggs - River Marked - 1/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
P - Paw and Order by Spencer Quinn - 2/20/19 ♥♥♥♥
Y - Author Yvonne Whittal - The Light Within - 11/30/18 ♥♥♥

******CHALLENGE COMPELTE 12/12/19*****


message 23: by Moderators of NBRC, Challenger-in-Chief (new)

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Welcome Connie!
(NBRC gift cards can help you finish the challenge!)


message 24: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 671 comments Moderators of NBRC wrote: "Welcome Connie!
(NBRC gift cards can help you finish the challenge!)"


No problem. I'm in no rush.


message 25: by Vicki (new)

Vicki (goodreadscomboobooper49) | 1701 comments Don't Worry Be Happy

I had to move my option 3 down here because I had to many characters to keep it with my other options. I guess I went crazy finding these words and had to eliminate some due to how many there were. LOL

Option 3
Scavenger Hunt!
Find as many of these words/phrases as possible in the books you read.
(view spoiler)


message 26: by Makati (new)

Makati | 5 comments Finished my challenge today. :)


message 27: by Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) (last edited Nov 09, 2018 11:23AM) (new)

Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 705 comments "Don't Worry Be Happy"
10/1/18-12/31/18
Option 2
Level Ecstatic
7/26+

amazing
a: A Quick Bite Lissianna Argeneau 10/9/18
m:
a: Secondhand Spirits Aidan Rhodes 10/17/18
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i: I Hate Myself and Want to Die: The 52 Most Depressing Songs You've Ever Heard 11/6/18
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beautiful
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i: I Am Not a Serial Killer 11/5/18
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cheerful
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daylight
d: Darkling 10/23/18
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A Quick Bite (Argeneau #1) by Lynsay Sands Secondhand Spirits (A Witchcraft Mystery, #1) by Juliet Blackwell Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, #1) by Jeaniene Frost Once Burned (Night Prince, #1) by Jeaniene Frost Darkling (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon #3) by Yasmine Galenorn I Am Not a Serial Killer (John Cleaver, #1) by Dan Wells I Hate Myself and Want to Die The 52 Most Depressing Songs You've Ever Heard by Tom Reynolds


message 28: by Kate (new)

Kate (kcbond) | 564 comments I have a quick question for the mods - if I am starting to read for Wheel-a-thon at the end of October can those books count here as well? I read the rules for both and it didn't seem like it broke the rules but I wanted to double check! Thank you!


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Kate wrote: "I have a quick question for the mods - if I am starting to read for Wheel-a-thon at the end of October can those books count here as well? I read the rules for both and it didn't seem like it broke..."

Absolutely, Kate!


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Makati wrote: "Finished my challenge today. :)"

Congratulations Makati! Well done


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Welcome Lizz!


Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 705 comments Moderators of NBRC wrote: "Welcome Lizz!"

Thank you


message 33: by Elle (new)

Elle (elleay) | 152 comments Finished! Went for Ecstatic Level (26+ books) in Option 2 - Spell It Out. Message 8.


message 34: by Kate (new)

Kate (kcbond) | 564 comments I finished yesterday - Alexander Hamilton gave me a run for my money. Whew.


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Congratulations Elle & Kate!!


message 36: by Nicole (new)

Nicole P | 1834 comments All done! Message 19


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Nice, well done Nicole!


message 38: by Suzanne (last edited Sep 20, 2019 01:40PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1131 comments Nothing But Reading Challenges
Don't worry, be happy
Duration:
6/21/2019 - 9/20/2019

Progress: 69 out of 69
Levels
Cheery: 1-5 books
Joyful: 6-10 books
Jolly: 11-15 books
Happy: 16-20 books
Funtastic: 21-25 books
Ecstatic: 26+ books

"Don't Worry Be Happy"

Duration
Three months from when you begin

Option 2:
Spell-it-out! Use the spell-it-out rules to spell out happy words. You can use the list below in option 3, or choose your own

(*)Spell-it-Out Rules
Using the first letter in the book’s title, the first letter of the series name, the first letter in the author’s first or last name, or the first letter of a character’s first, last, or nick-name, or the first letter in the audio book narrators first or last name.
If you are reading a translated version, you can also use the first letter of the translator's first or last name.

As always, if the first letter of a title starts with ‘A’, ‘An’, ‘The’, etc., you may use the first letter of the second word in the title to spell out your chosen word.


message 39: by Suzanne (last edited Sep 20, 2019 01:39PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1131 comments Words to Pick:

Baby (4)
B: Bravest Warriors, Vol. 5 by Jason Johnson - **** - 6/23/2019 - 128 Pages
A: Angie Thomas; The Hate U Give - ***** - 6/21/2019 - 512 Pages
B: Bravest Warriors Vol. 6 by Kate Leth - **** - 6/24/2019 - 128 Pages
Y: Year One by Nora Roberts - ***** - 8/6/2019 - 419 Pages
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Bravest Warriors, Vol. 5 by Jason Johnson Bravest Warriors Vol. 6 by Kate Leth Year One (Chronicles of The One, #1) by Nora Roberts

Beach (5)
B: Bravest Warriors Vol. 7 by Kate Leth - ***** - 6/24/2019 - 112 Pages
E: Erik Burnham; Ghostbusters, Volume 1: The Man from the Mirror, Part 1 - ***** - 7/18/2019 - 24 Pages
A: Ted Anderson; My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Volume 6 - ***** - 6/30/2019 - 104 Pages
C: Circe by Madeline Miller - ***** - 6/25/2019 - 393 Pages
H: The Handmaid's Tale: The Graphic Novel by Renée Nault - ***** - 7/17/2019 - 240 Pages
Bravest Warriors Vol. 7 by Kate Leth Circe by Madeline Miller The Handmaid's Tale The Graphic Novel by Renée Nault Ghostbusters, Volume 1 The Man from the Mirror, Part 1 by Erik Burnham My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic Volume 6 by Ted Anderson

Blossom (7)
B: Drew Brockington; CatStronauts: Mission Moon - **** - 6/26/2019 - 160 Pages
L: Lucy Knisley; Displacement: A Travelogue - ***** - 6/30/2019 - 161 Pages
O: Molly Ostertag; Regular Show: Parks and Wreck - *** - 6/25/2019 - 112 Pages
S: Space Boy Volume 2 by Stephen McCranie - ***** - 6/27/2019 - 240 Pages
S: Strange Attractors by Charles Soule - ***** - 7/1/2019 - 128 Pages
O: Molly Ostertag; The Witch Boy - ***** - 6/28/2019 - 224 Pages
M: Marrying Winterborne by Lisa Kleypas - ***** - 6/28/2019 - 416 Pages
Regular Show Parks and Wreck by Molly Ostertag CatStronauts Mission Moon by Drew Brockington Space Boy Volume 2 (Space Boy, #2) by Stephen McCranie The Witch Boy (The Witch Boy, #1) by Molly Ostertag Marrying Winterborne (The Ravenels, #2) by Lisa Kleypas Displacement A Travelogue by Lucy Knisley Strange Attractors by Charles Soule

Books (5)
B: Drew Brockington; CatStronauts: Race to Mars - **** - 6/26/2019 - 184 Pages
O: The One Hundred Nights of Hero by Isabel Greenberg - ***** - 7/11/2019 - 224 Pages
O: Molly Ostertag; The Hidden Witch - ***** - 8/17/2019 - 208 Pages
K: Kate Leth; Bravest Warriors Vol. 8 - ***** - 6/27/2019 - 112 Pages
S: The Sand Warrior by Mark Siegel - ***** - 7/4/2019 - 248 Pages
CatStronauts Race to Mars by Drew Brockington Bravest Warriors Vol. 8 by Kate Leth The Sand Warrior (5 Worlds, #1) by Mark Siegel The One Hundred Nights of Hero by Isabel Greenberg The Hidden Witch (The Witch Boy, #2) by Molly Ostertag

Bright: (6)
B: Drew Brockington; CatStronauts: Mission Moon - **** - 6/26/2019 - 160 Pages
R: Pamela Ribon; My Boyfriend Is a Bear - ***** - 7/8/2019 - 176 Pages
I: The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman - ***** - 7/17/2019 - 329 Pages
G: A Good Dog: The Story of Orson, Who Changed My Life by Jon Katz - ***** - 8/1/2019 - 240 Pages
H: Hirohiko Araki; JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Part 1—Phantom Blood, Vol. 1 - ** - 8/15/2019 - 245 Pages
T: Kelly Thompson; Jem and the Holograms Vol. 1: Showtime - ***** - 6/26/2019 - 152 Pages
CatStronauts Mission Moon by Drew Brockington Jem and the Holograms, Vol. 1 Showtime by Kelly Thompson My Boyfriend Is a Bear by Pamela Ribon The Invisible Library (The Invisible Library, #1) by Genevieve Cogman A Good Dog The Story of Orson, Who Changed My Life by Jon Katz JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 1—Phantom Blood, Vol. 1 by Hirohiko Araki

Brownies (8)
B: Drew Brockington; CatStronauts: Space Station Situation - **** - 6/27/2019 - 168 Pages
R: Rachel Caine; Stillhouse Lake - ***** - 7/8/2019 - 286 Pages
O: On a Roll by Shannon Watters - ***** - 8/30/2019 - 112 Pages
W: When You Dare by Lori Foster - *** - 7/7/2019 - 448 Pages
N: Nuts by Alice Clayton - ***** - 6/28/2019 - 308 Pages
I: Iasmin Omar Ata; Mis(h)adra - ***** - 9/18/2019 - 288 Pages
E: Erik Burnham; Ghostbusters, Volume 1: The Man from the Mirror, Part 2 - ***** - 7/18/2019 - 24 Pages
S: Sunstone, Vol. 1 by Stjepan Šejic - ***** - 7/8/2019 - 128 Pages
On a Roll (Lumberjanes, Vol. 9) by Shannon Watters When You Dare (Men Who Walk the Edge of Honor, #1) by Lori Foster CatStronauts Space Station Situation by Drew Brockington Ghostbusters, Volume 1 The Man from the Mirror, Part 2 by Erik Burnham Mis(h)adra by Iasmin Omar Ata Sunstone, Vol. 1 by Stjepan Šejić Stillhouse Lake (Stillhouse Lake, #1) by Rachel Caine Nuts (Hudson Valley, #1) by Alice Clayton

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B: Drew Brockington; CatStronauts: Robot Rescue - **** - 6/27/2019 - 184 Pages
R: Riad Sattouf; The Arab of the Future: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984: A Graphic Memoir - **** - 7/15/2019 - 156 Pages
U: Anya Ulinich; Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel: A Graphic Novel - **** - 9/17/2019 - 362 Pages
N: Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon - ***** - 8/9/2019 - 309 Pages
C: Changing the Game by Jaci Burton - **** - 7/10/2019 - 299 Pages
H: Helen Harper; Slouch Witch - ***** - 9/2/2019 - 342 Pages
CatStronauts Robot Rescue by Drew Brockington Changing the Game (Play by Play, #2) by Jaci Burton The Arab of the Future A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984 A Graphic Memoir by Riad Sattouf Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel A Graphic Novel by Anya Ulinich Slouch Witch (The Lazy Girl's Guide to Magic, #1) by Helen Harper Night Pleasures (Dark-Hunter, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Cake (4)
C: The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo by Drew Weing - ***** - 7/11/2019 - 128 Pages
A: The Arab of the Future 2: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1984-1985 by Riad Sattouf - **** - 7/15/2019 - 160 Pages
K: Kelly Sue DeConnick; Captain Marvel, Volume 2: Down - ***** - 7/29/2019 - 136 Pages
E: Erik Burnham; Ghostbusters, Volume 1: The Man from the Mirror, Part 3 - ***** - 7/30/2019 - 24 Pages
Ghostbusters, Volume 1 The Man from the Mirror, Part 3 by Erik Burnham The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo by Drew Weing The Arab of the Future 2 A Childhood in the Middle East, 1984-1985 by Riad Sattouf Captain Marvel, Volume 2 Down by Kelly Sue DeConnick

Calm (4)
C: Stephen Chbosky; The Perks of Being a Wallflower - ***** - 7/11/2019 - 213 Pages
A: Jennifer Ashley; Lady Isabella's Scandalous Marriage - **** - 7/18/2019 - 316 Pages
L: Legend: The Graphic Novel by Marie Lu - **** - 8/6/2019 - 160 Pages
M: Mike Mignola; Hellboy: The Complete Short Stories Volume 1 - ***** - 8/5/2019 - 368 Pages
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky Lady Isabella's Scandalous Marriage (MacKenzies & McBrides, #2) by Jennifer Ashley Hellboy The Complete Short Stories Volume 1 by Mike Mignola Legend The Graphic Novel (Legend The Graphic Novel, #1) by Marie Lu

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C: Coraline by P. Craig Russell - ***** - 7/16/2019 - 192 Pages
E: Erik Burnham; Ghostbusters, Volume 1: The Man from the Mirror, Part 4 - ***** - 8/1/2019 - 24 Pages
L: Marie Lu; Prodigy: The Graphic Novel - ***** - 8/6/2019 - 160 Pages
E: Erik Burnham; Ghostbusters, Volume 2: The Most Magical Place on Earth, Part 1 - ***** - 8/2/2019 - 24 Pages
B: Brian K. Vaughan; Pride of Baghdad - ***** - 7/27/2019 - 136 Pages
R: Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire - ***** - 7/30/2019 - 346 Pages
A: Augie and the Green Knight by Zach Weinersmith - ***** - 7/20/2019 - 219 Pages
T: Jillian Tamaki; SuperMutant Magic Academy - ***** - 7/23/2019 - 276 Pages
E: Erik Burnham; Ghostbusters, Volume 2: The Most Magical Place on Earth, Part 3 - ***** - 8/2/2019 - 24 Pages
Augie and the Green Knight by Zach Weinersmith Ghostbusters, Volume 1 The Man from the Mirror, Part 4 by Erik Burnham Coraline by P. Craig Russell SuperMutant Magic Academy by Jillian Tamaki Pride of Baghdad by Brian K. Vaughan Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, #1) by Seanan McGuire Ghostbusters, Volume 2 The Most Magical Place on Earth, Part 1 by Erik Burnham Ghostbusters, Volume 2 The Most Magical Place on Earth, Part 3 by Erik Burnham Prodigy The Graphic Novel (Legend The Graphic Novel, #2) by Marie Lu

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C: Christmas at the Cupcake Café by Jenny Colgan - ***** - 7/29/2019 - 351 Pages
H: Jonathan Hickman; The Black Monday Murders, Vol. 1: All Hail, God Mammon - *** - 8/25/2019 - 240 Pages
E: Erik Burnham; Ghostbusters, Volume 2: The Most Magical Place on Earth, Part 4 - ***** - 8/2/2019 - 24 Pages
E: Erik Burnham; Ghostbusters, Volume 3: Haunted America, Part 1 - ***** - 8/3/2019 - 24 Pages
R: M.K. Reed; The Castoffs, V.1: Mage Against the Machine - ***** - 8/7/2019 - 119 Pages
Christmas at the Cupcake Café (At the Cupcake Café, #2) by Jenny Colgan Ghostbusters, Volume 2 The Most Magical Place on Earth, Part 4 by Erik Burnham Ghostbusters, Volume 3 Haunted America, Part 1 by Erik Burnham The Castoffs, V.1 Mage Against the Machine by M.K. Reed The Black Monday Murders, Vol. 1 All Hail, God Mammon by Jonathan Hickman

Dad (3)
D: J.M. DeMatteis; The Stardust Kid - *** - 7/31/2019 - 160 Pages
A: Jennifer Ashley; The Many Sins of Lord Cameron - **** - 8/7/2019 - 320 Pages
D: Derek Fridolfs; Batman: Arkham Unhinged, Vol. 3 - *** - 8/8/2019 - 232 Pages
The Stardust Kid by J.M. DeMatteis The Many Sins of Lord Cameron (MacKenzies & McBrides, #3) by Jennifer Ashley Batman Arkham Unhinged, Vol. 3 by Derek Fridolfs

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D: Tessa Dare; When a Scot Ties the Knot - ***** - 8/12/2019 - 376 Pages
A: Avatar: The Last Airbender: Smoke and Shadow, Part 2 by Gene Luen Yang - ***** - 8/18/2019 - 76 Pages
Y: Gene Luen Yang; Avatar: The Last Airbender: Smoke and Shadow, Part 3 - ***** - 8/18/2019 - 76 Pages
Avatar The Last Airbender Smoke and Shadow, Part 2 (Smoke and Shadow, #2) by Gene Luen Yang Avatar The Last Airbender Smoke and Shadow, Part 3 (Smoke and Shadow, #3) by Gene Luen Yang When a Scot Ties the Knot (Castles Ever After, #3) by Tessa Dare


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Connie N. | 671 comments This spell-out is completed. Thanks for another fun theme!

Don't Worry, Be Happy
Timeframe: 10/1/18 to 12/12/19
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Aglow (5/5)
A - Animal Magnetism by Jill Shalvis - 11/19/18 ♥♥♥♥
G - Gem & Dixie by Sara Zarr - 11/15/18 ♥♥♥♥
L – Liz Lipperman - Beef Stolen-Off - 8/17/19 ♥♥♥
O - Only a Promise by Mary Balogh - 10/29/18 ♥♥♥♥
W – White Heat by Jill Shalvis - 8/22/19 ♥♥♥♥

Blissful (8/8)
B - Beach Happens by Jamie K. Schmidt - 11/16/18 ♥♥♥♥
L - Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran - 10/14/18 ♥♥♥
I - I Knew You Were Trouble by Lauren Layne - 11/2/18 ♥♥♥♥
S – Silver Linings by Debbie Macomber - 7/13/19 ♥♥♥♥
S - Sawyer Bennett - Bishop - 12/3/18 ♥♥♥♥
F – Full Heat by Carla Swafford - 7/31/19 ♥♥♥
U - Unseen by Karin Slaughter - 1/15/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
L - Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann - 12/7/18 ♥♥

Chipper (7/7)
C - Carol Madison - Serena's Plight - 10/12/18 ♥♥♥
H – Holly Jacobs - Once Upon A Christmas - 8/9/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Ilona Andrews - Magic Slays - 11/9/18 ♥♥♥♥
P - Pecan Pies and Homicides by Ellery Adams - 10/30/18 ♥♥♥♥
P - Author Renita Pizzitola - Just a Little Kiss - 12/11/18 ♥♥♥♥
E - Emily March - Lover's Leap - 10/13/18 ♥♥♥
R – Author Nora Roberts - The Hollow - 10/18/18 ♥♥♥♥

Delighted (9/9)
D - Don't Call Me Sweetheart by Codi Gary - 11/11/18 ♥♥
E - Author Lissa Evans - Wed Wabbit - 10/21/18 ♥♥♥♥
L - Lora Leigh - Rugged Texas Cowboy - 2/11/19 ♥♥♥
I - I Think I Love You by Lauren Layne - 12/13/18 ♥♥♥♥
G – G.A. McKevett - Bitter Sweets - 7/21/19 ♥♥♥♥
H - Hard Sell by Lauren Layne - 11/26/18 ♥♥♥♥
T - Thankless in Death by J.D. Robb - 10/7/18 ♥♥♥♥♥
E - Author Jill Alexander Essbaum - Hausfrau - 10/26/18 ♥♥♥♥
D - Diane Mott Davidson - Killer Pancake - 11/21/18 ♥♥♥♥

Ecstatic (8/8)
E - 11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass - 11/8/18 ♥♥♥
C – A Cry In The Night by Mary Higgins Clark - 7/23/19 ♥♥♥♥
S - Susan Mallery - Just One Kiss - 12/5/18 ♥♥♥
T - Trick or Treat Murder by Leslie Meier - 10/19/18 ♥♥♥♥
A - Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley by M.C. Beaton - 10/21/18 ♥♥♥♥
T - Three Bedrooms, One Corpse by Charlaine Harris - 11/5/18 ♥♥♥♥
I - Ilona Andrews and Jeaniene Frost - Magic Graves - 3/10/19 ♥♥♥♥
C – Craig Faustus Buck - Go Down Hard - 8/8/19 ♥♥♥

Fortunate (9/9)
F - Festive in Death by J.D. Robb - 2/13/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
O – Ordeal by Innocence by Agatha Christie - 8/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author Annie Rains - Welcoming the Bad Boy - 10/20/18 ♥♥♥♥
T - Top Shelf by Kelly Jamieson - 1/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - Unplugged by Lois Greiman - 3/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
N - Nurse Smith, Cook by Joyce Dingwell - 12/15/18 ♥♥♥
A - The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman - 10/23/18 ♥♥♥♥♥
T - Tangerine by Christine Mangan - 1/16/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Jennifer Egan - Manhattan Beach - 11/10/18 ♥♥♥

Glad (4/4)
G - Author Roxane Gay - Difficult Women - 5/29/19 ♥♥♥
L - Leslie Meier - Back to School Murder - 4/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Author Celia Aaron - Cleat Chaser - 4/10/19 ♥♥
D - Debbie Macomber - Love Letters - 5/5/19 ♥♥♥♥

Happy (5/5)
H - Hostage to Pleasure by Nalini Singh - 5/31/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
A - Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage by M.C. Beaton - 3/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
P - The Pagan Stone by Nora Roberts - 3/9/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
P - Author James Patterson - Kiss the Girls - 3/20/19 ♥♥♥♥
Y - The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium by Robert Lacey - 3/17/19 ♥♥♥♥

Inspired (8/8)
I - Isobel Chace - To Marry a Tiger - 4/20/19 ♥♥
N - Nancy Martin - Dead Girls Don't Wear Diamonds - 1/4/19 ♥♥♥♥
S – Slap Shot by Kelly Jamieson - 8/15/19 ♥♥♥♥
P - Author James Patterson - Lifeguard - 1/23/19 ♥♥♥
I - Iceberg by Robyn Donald - 4/25/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy - 11/29/18 ♥♥♥
E - Author Janet Evanovich - Look Alive Twenty-Five - 12/19/18 ♥♥♥♥
D - Donna VanLiere - The Christmas Star - 12/31/18 ♥♥♥

Jubilant (8/8)
J - Julianne MacLean - A Curve in the Road - 6/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - The Unsung Hero by Suzanne Brockmann - 4/30/19 ♥♥♥
B - A Bite to Remember by Lynsay Sands - 3/29/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park - 5/18/19 ♥♥♥
L - Lorelei James - Wrangled and Tangled - 3/11/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Allen Zadoff - Hungry: Lessons Learned on the Journey from Fat to Thin - 2/14/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
N - Nancy Martin - Some Like it Lethal - 1/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - 12 Rounds by Lauren Hammond - 2/17/19 ♥♥♥

Keen (4/4)
K - Kiss Me Back by Sidney Halston - 2/23/19 ♥♥♥
E - Author Jennifer Estep - Spider's Bite - 2/7/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Katy Evans - Real - 2/9/19 ♥♥♥
N – Nalini Singh - Branded by Fire - 8/19/19 ♥♥♥♥

Lighthearted (12/12)
L - Author Stacey Lynn - Fake Wife - 3/13/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Ilona Andrews - Magic Rises - 5/19/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
G - Greer Hendricks - The Wife Between Us - 6/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
H - Hot Response by Shannon Stacey - 7/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Take the Fall by Marquita Valentine - 3/19/19 ♥♥
H - Home for the Holidays by Jeaniene Frost - 12/26/18 ♥♥♥
E - Emma Hart - Stripped Bare - 2/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Animal Attraction by Jill Shalvis - 1/10/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author J.D. Robb - Concealed in Death - 12/18/18 ♥♥♥♥
T - Tracy Wolff - Hot & Heavy - 3/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Eggs in Purgatory by Laura Childs - 2/28/19 ♥♥♥♥
D - Author Kyra Davis - Sex, Murder And A Double Latte - 4/5/19 ♥♥♥♥

Merry (5/5)
M - Meant to Be by Maggie McGinnis - 3/2/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - The End of Everything by Megan Abbott - 3/31/19 ♥♥
R - Author M.L. Rowland - Murder on the Horizon - 1/2/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Rock Chick Regret by Kristen Ashley - 2/24/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
Y - The You-Can't-Make-Me Bride by Leanne Banks - 4/19/19 ♥♥♥♥


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Connie N. | 671 comments Don't Worry, Be Happy - Part 2

Nirvana (7/7)
N - The Nightingale Nurses by Donna Douglas - 5/21/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Illegally Yours by Kate Meader - 8/25/19 ♥♥♥
R - Rumor Has It by Jill Shalvis - 5/8/19 ♥♥♥♥
V – Vivian Arend - Rocky Mountain Angel - 10/9/18 ♥♥♥♥
A - Annie Rains - Stolen Kisses - 4/15/19 ♥♥♥♥
N - Nan Asquith - Only My Heart To Give - 6/23/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Author Kristen Ashley - Rock Chick Revolution - 5/14/19 ♥♥♥♥♥

Overjoyed (9/9)
O - Olivia Dade - Hidden Hearts - 1/24/19 ♥♥♥
V – Valerie Bowman - The Legendary Lord - 11/23/18 ♥♥♥♥
E - Elly Griffiths - The Crossing Places - 4/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author Cassie Ryan - My Addiction - 3/22/19 ♥♥♥
J - Jaci Burton - One Perfect Kiss - 7/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
O - Author Karen E. Olson - Driven to Ink - 2/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
Y - You're Saying It Wrong: A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words--And Their Tangled Histories of Misuse by Ross Petras - 5/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Tracy Ewens - Candidate - 4/28/19 ♥♥♥♥
D - Down with Love by Kate Meader - 6/18/19 ♥♥♥♥

Pleased (7/7)
P - PostSecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives by Frank Warren - 5/7/19 ♥♥♥
L - Love without a Compass by Lindy Zart - 10/3/18 ♥♥♥
E - Elizabeth Hoyt - Dearest Rogue - 6/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Annette Blair - Cloaked in Malice - 6/16/19 ♥♥♥
S - Scored by Sloane Howell - 5/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Janet Evanovich - Back to the Bedroom - 7/7/19 ♥♥♥♥
D - Dick Francis - For Kicks - 6/25/19 ♥♥♥♥♥

Quiescence (10/10)
Q - Queen of the Road: The True Tale of 47 States, 22,000 Miles, 200 Shoes, 2 Cats, 1 Poodle, a Husband, and a Bus with a Will of Its Own by Doreen Orion - 11/13/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - Unusually Stupid Americans: A Compendium of All-American Stupidity by Ross Petras - 6/6/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Ink Flamingos by Karen E. Olson - 9/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - E.L. Konigsburg - The View from Saturday - 5/4/19 ♥♥♥
S - Snowflakes, Iced Cakes and Second Chances by Sue Watson - 1/25/19 ♥♥♥
C - A Cowboy's Christmas Promise by Maggie McGinnis - 12/24/18 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Jennifer Estep - Web of Lies - 7/20/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
N - Nalini Singh - Mine to Possess - 1/6/19 ♥♥♥♥
C - Cancun by Kimberly Fox - 3/27/19 ♥♥♥
E - Erin McCarthy - The Hookup - 8/11/19 ♥♥♥♥♥

Rapturous (9/9)
R - Rescue My Heart by Jill Shalvis - 3/26/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
A - Author Marc Aronson - One Death, Nine Stories - 4/2/19 ♥♥♥♥
P - Patricia Briggs - Frost Burned - 4/11/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A. Tucker - 4/12/19 ♥♥♥
U - Until the End of Time by Danielle Steel - 7/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Ruthie Knox - Madly - 4/6/19 ♥♥♥♥
O - One, Two, Buckle My Shoe by Agatha Christie - 3/14/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - The Unwilling Executive by Miranda P. Charles - 7/25/19 ♥♥♥
S - Author Josie Silver - One Day in December - 5/20/19 ♥♥♥♥♥

Sparkling (9/9)
S - Second Chance Summer by Jill Shalvis - 7/5/19 ♥♥♥♥
P - Pearl S. Buck - Three Daughters of Madame Liang - 6/8/19 ♥♥♥
A - Author Jane Arbor - The Other Miss Donne - 6/27/19 ♥♥♥
R - Author J.D. Robb - Obsession in Death - 6/7/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
K - Kelly Jamieson - Back Check - 5/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
L - Looking For Rachel Wallace by Robert B. Parker - 6/20/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - In the Mood Fur Love by Eve Langlais - 10/17/19 ♥♥♥
N – Nancy Atherton - Aunt Dimity: Detective - 9/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
G - Gillian Archer - Ruthless - 7/9/19 ♥♥♥♥

Tickled (7/7)
T - To Have and to Hold by Lauren Layne - 7/29/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
I - In a Marrying Mood by Raye Morgan - 11/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
C - The Christmas Cowboy Hero by Donna Grant - 1/29/19 ♥♥♥♥
K - The Kept Woman by Karin Slaughter - 8/3/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
L - Lorelei James - One Night Rodeo - 7/16/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Janet Evanovich - Smitten - 8/23/19 ♥♥♥
D - The Diva Takes the Cake by Krista Davis - 7/2/19 ♥♥♥♥

Upbeat (6/6)
U - Untamed by Caitlin Crews - 8/18/19 ♥♥♥♥
P - Author Margaret Pargeter - Autumn Song - 6/26/19 ♥♥
B - Author Sawyer Bennett - Max - 5/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Edwards, Nicole - Bad Business - 9/10/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Agatha Christie - The Clocks - 8/2/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Then Came You by Jill Shalvis - 6/5/19 ♥♥♥♥

V - Effervescent (12/12)
E - Erin McCarthy - The Breakup - 9/15/19 ♥♥♥♥
F - Far from the Tree by Robin Benway - 2/21/19 ♥♥♥♥
F - Fated by Rebecca Zanetti - 3/4/19 ♥♥♥
E - Estep, Jennifer - Venom - 9/18/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Author J.D. Robb - Devoted in Death - 8/7/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
V – Author Valerie Bowman - Never Trust a Pirate - 2/6/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Everything Under by Daisy Johnson - 10/25/19 ♥♥
S - Author Ruta Sepetys - Out of the Easy - 5/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
C - Claimed by Rebecca Zanetti - 6/17/19 ♥♥♥
E - Eternal Summer by Anne Hampson - 11/14/19 ♥♥♥
N - No One to Trust by Katie Reus - 3/6/19 ♥♥♥
T - Author Tracy Wolff - Royal Pain - 6/4/19 ♥♥♥

Well-Off (7/7)
W - William Wright - Jailhouse Doc: A Doctor in the County Jail - 7/6/19 ♥♥♥
E - Emma Chase - Sustained - 11/19/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
L – Author Kathleen Long - Counting Stars - 11/18/18 ♥♥♥♥
L – Liz Lincoln - On the Line - 10/25/18 ♥♥♥♥
O - The Other Side by J.D. Robb - 3/25/19 ♥♥♥♥
F - Follow Love by J.H. Croix - 5/25/19 ♥♥♥♥
F – Author Cory Franklin - Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd Cases - 10/16/18 ♥♥♥♥

X - Exultant (8/8)
E - An Ex for Christmas by Lauren Layne - 11/13/18 ♥♥♥♥♥
X - The X Factor: A Quest for Excellence by George Plimpton - 10/24/18 ♥♥♥
U - Under Control by Shannon Stacey - 9/21/19 ♥♥♥♥
L – Author Jessica Lemmon - A Snowbound Scandal - 12/28/18 ♥♥♥
T - Author Karen Templeton - Yours, Mine... or Ours? - 8/31/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Author Jennifer AlLee - A Wild Goose Chase Christmas - 12/8/18 ♥♥♥♥
N - Nancy Atherton - Aunt Dimity Beats the Devil - 1/19/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Troutte, Kimberley - Forbidden Lovers - 9/7/19 ♥♥♥

Yippee (6/6)
Y - The Year of Less: How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life Is Worth More Than Anything You Can Buy in a Store by Cait Flanders - 9/14/19 ♥♥♥
I - The Inherited Bride by Rebecca Stratton - 11/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
P – Author Patricia Briggs - Silver Borne - 10/2/18 ♥♥♥♥
P - The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster - 7/17/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
E - Emergency!: True Stories From The Nation's ERs by Mark Brown - 11/21/19 ♥♥♥
E - Emily March - Nightingale Way - 12/12/19 ♥♥♥♥

Zippy (5/5)
Z – Author Rebecca Zanetti - Claimed - 6/17/19 ♥♥♥
I - I See You Everywhere by Julia Glass - 12/9/19 ♥♥♥
P - Author Patricia Briggs - River Marked - 1/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
P - Paw and Order by Spencer Quinn - 2/20/19 ♥♥♥♥
Y - Author Yvonne Whittal - The Light Within - 11/30/18 ♥♥♥

******CHALLENGE COMPELTE 12/12/19*****


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