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message 1: by Sharon (last edited Nov 05, 2019 09:24AM) (new)

Sharon (sharint) | 739 comments Goal 101+ I'll keep track of books here I'm not reading as much this year, doubt I'll make my goal! 63/100 I'm trying!

From Garden To Grave (The Leafy Hollow Mysteries, #1) by Rickie Blair A Lethal Legacy (New York Confidential, #4) by Heather Graham A Match Made in Spell (Fate Weaver, #1) by ReGina Welling Code Word (Saint Squad, #6) by Traci Hunter Abramson Vendetta in Death (In Death, #49) by J.D. Robb Vengeance in Death (In Death, #6) by J.D. Robb A Broken Tree How DNA Exposed a Family's Secrets by Stephen F. Anderson Scraps of Paper (Spookie Town Murder Mystery, #1) by Kathryn Meyer Griffith Dragonwatch (Dragonwatch, #1) by Brandon Mull Seven at Sea Why a New York City Family Cast Off Convention for a Life-Changing Year on a Sailboat by Erik Orton Promises and Primroses (Mayfield Family #1) by Josi S. Kilpack Kept Secrets by Traci Hunter Abramson Twisted Fate by Traci Hunter Abramson What Doesn't Kill Her (Cape Charade, #2) by Christina Dodd Six Days to Live by Kenneth M. Page The Last Time I Saw You by Liv Constantine The Mail-Order Bride Carries a Gun (Brides of Sweet Creek Ranch, #1) by Wanda Ann Thomas Knox (The Montana Marshalls, #1) by Susan May Warren Evidence of Murder (Theresa MacLean #2) by Lisa Black Jammed (Charlie Cooper #1) by Deany Ray Tripwire (Saint Squad #10) by Traci Hunter Abramson After She's Gone (Northwest, #3) by Lisa Jackson Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street, #1) by Amanda Quick Proximity by Traci Hunter Abramson Takeover (Theresa MacLean, #1) by Lisa Black Borrowed Dreams (Scottish Dreams, #1) by May McGoldrick Pale as Death (Krewe of Hunters #25) by Heather Graham Sanctuary (Guardian, #3) by Traci Hunter Abramson Girls with Sharp Sticks (Girls with Sharp Sticks, #1) by Suzanne Young Fade to Black (Krewe of Hunters, #24) by Heather Graham The Abducted Vengeance- Book 2 by Roger Hayden Echoes of Evil (Krewe of Hunters #26) by Heather Graham Deep Cover by Traci Hunter Abramson Chance for Home by Traci Hunter Abramson I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella Chances Are by Traci Hunter Abramson The Abducted A Race Against Time- Book 1 by Roger Hayden Rebel Spring (Falling Kingdoms, #2) by Morgan Rhodes The Abducted The Beginning- Book 0 by Roger Hayden Safe House (Guardian, #2) by Traci Hunter Abramson Failsafe (Guardian, #1) by Traci Hunter Abramson Year One (Chronicles of The One, #1) by Nora Roberts Falling Kingdoms (Falling Kingdoms, #1) by Morgan Rhodes Dreaming in Chocolate by Susan Bishop Crispell All the Way to Heaven (Fallout, #1) by Becky Doughty Cowboy Charming (Cowboy Fairytales, #2) by Lacy Williams Once Upon a Cowboy (Cowboy Fairytales, #1) by Lacy Williams Midnight in Austenland (Austenland, #2) by Shannon Hale Christmas Kiss (Kisses and Carriages, #1) by L.L. Muir The Silenced (Krewe of Hunters, #15) by Heather Graham If Books Could Kill (Bibliophile Mystery, #2) by Kate Carlisle Connections in Death (In Death, #48) by J.D. Robb Christmas Cake Murder (Hannah Swensen #23) by Joanne Fluke The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami After You (Me Before You, #2) by Jojo Moyes French Kiss (Detective Luc Moncrief, #1) by James Patterson Wicked Lovely (Wicked Lovely, #1) by Melissa Marr The Awakening (Darkest Powers, #2) by Kelley Armstrong The Summoning (Darkest Powers, #1) by Kelley Armstrong ] Under the Never Sky (Under the Never Sky, #1) by Veronica Rossi The Real Simple Method to Organize Every Room And How to Keep It That Way by The Editors of Real Simple The Moscow Deception (The Guardian, #2) by Karen Robards Liar, Liar by Lisa Jackson


message 2: by Sharon (last edited Nov 05, 2019 09:26AM) (new)

Sharon (sharint) | 739 comments COLOR CHALLENGE
Duration: January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019
13/18
This challenge requires you find books that have certain colors in their covers or in the title. Let the challenge leader know how many you would like to do and post your number below!

TIP: This is a fun challenge to use the "add book/author" option (located just above the comment box) and selecting "cover."

1. Read a book with "White" or any shade of white in the cover (ivory, cream, bone, etc...).
The Real Simple Method to Organize Every Room And How to Keep It That Way by The Editors of Real Simple
2. Read a book with "Pink" or any shade of pink in the cover (rose, magenta, salmon, etc...).
Cowboy Charming (Cowboy Fairytales, #2) by Lacy Williams
3. Read a book with "Red" or any shade of red in the cover (maroon, brick, scarlet, etc...).
The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami
4. Read a book with "Orange" or any shade of orange in the cover (apricot, ginger, carrot, etc...).
Liar, Liar by Lisa Jackson
5. Read a book with "Yellow" or any shade of yellow in the cover (blond, chartreuse, canary, etc...).
Pale as Death (Krewe of Hunters #25) by Heather Graham
6. Read a book with "Green" or any shade of green in the cover (sage, lime, jade, etc...).
Christmas Cake Murder (Hannah Swensen #23) by Joanne Fluke
7. Read a book with "Light Blue" or any shade of light blue in the cover (teal, sky, cerulean, etc...).
The Moscow Deception (The Guardian, #2) by Karen Robards
8. Read a book with "Dark Blue" or any shade of dark blue in the cover (indigo, denim, navy, etc...).
Under the Never Sky (Under the Never Sky, #1) by Veronica Rossi
9. Read a book with "Purple" or any shade of purple in the cover (lavender, plum, orchid, etc...).
Fade to Black (Krewe of Hunters, #24) by Heather Graham
10. Read a book with "Brown" or any shade of brown in the cover (tan, mahogany, coffee, etc...).
The Mail-Order Bride Carries a Gun (Brides of Sweet Creek Ranch, #1) by Wanda Ann Thomas
11. Read a book with "Black" or any shade of black in the cover (grey, slate, coal, etc...).
Safe House (Guardian, #2) by Traci Hunter Abramson
12. Read a book with a Metallic color in the cover (gold, silver, bronze, etc...).

13. Read a book with at least 5 colors on the cover.
Chances Are by Traci Hunter Abramson
14. Read a book with a geometric pattern on the cover (rainbows, stripes, polka dots, floral pattern, mosiac, etc...).
15. Read a book with an ugly (to you) cover.
The Abducted The Beginning- Book 0 by Roger Hayden
16. Read a book with two or more color words in the title (yellow gold, black & white, etc...)
17. Read a book with the word “Color” in the title.
18. Read a book with a word describing color in the title (rainbow, stripes, polka dots, shiny, mosiac, etc...)


message 3: by Sharon (last edited Nov 05, 2019 09:54AM) (new)

Sharon (sharint) | 739 comments A-Z CHALLENGE - STAGE EDITION
Duration: January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
0/26 I'm changing to just books that have the letter in the title or author name
The Awakening (Darkest Powers, #2) by Kelley Armstrong Evidence of Murder (Theresa MacLean #2) by Lisa Black Christmas Cake Murder (Hannah Swensen #23) by Joanne Fluke
The Moscow Deception (The Guardian, #2) by Karen Robards Echoes of Evil (Krewe of Hunters #26) by Heather Graham French Kiss (Detective Luc Moncrief, #1) by James Patterson Girls with Sharp Sticks (Girls with Sharp Sticks, #1) by Suzanne Young
The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami
Connections in Death (In Death, #48) by J.D. Robb
If Books Could Kill (Bibliophile Mystery, #2) by Kate Carlisle
Liar, Liar by Lisa Jackson [
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Once Upon a Cowboy (Cowboy Fairytales, #1) by Lacy Williams
Pale as Death (Krewe of Hunters #25) by Heather Graham
Crystal Gardens by Amanda Quick
The Real Simple Method to Organize Every Room And How to Keep It That Way by The Editors of Real Simple
The Summoning (Darkest Powers, #1) by Kelley Armstrong
Takeover (Theresa MacLean, #1) by Lisa Black
Under the Never Sky (Under the Never Sky, #1) by Veronica Rossi
Wicked Lovely (Wicked Lovely, #1) by Melissa Marr
After You (Me Before You, #2) by Jojo Moyes
I V X Z


message 4: by Sharon (last edited May 02, 2019 10:09AM) (new)

Sharon (sharint) | 739 comments CLEAR YOUR BOOKSHELVES CHALLENGE Duration: January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019
0/20 - 10 physical 10 kindle
This challenge is a way to clean out all of your bookshelves: your physical, your electric, and your audible ones! The books you read for this challenge are books that are already in your possession. Whatever you do for this challenge, you are not allowed to read a book obtained after December 31, 2018 unless you have read at least 5 books you already own.
Here are some ideas on how to choose your books:
1. Read a book that you borrowed from a friend and want to return when finished.
2. Read a book that you have had for two+ years and haven't started.
3. Read a book you have started, set aside for awhile, and now want to finish.
Three Junes by Julia Glass
4. Read a book that you own that will help towards a yearly challenge.
5. Read a book from your shelf then donate it to your local Little Free Library, church, shelters, Goodwill, etc.

Kindle Books
The Abducted A Race Against Time- Book 1 by Roger Hayden The Abducted The Beginning- Book 0 by Roger Hayden All the Way to Heaven (Fallout, #1) by Becky Doughty Cowboy Charming (Cowboy Fairytales, #2) by Lacy Williams Once Upon a Cowboy (Cowboy Fairytales, #1) by Lacy Williams Christmas Kiss (Kisses and Carriages, #1) by L.L. Muir


message 5: by Sharon (last edited May 02, 2019 10:36AM) (new)

Sharon (sharint) | 739 comments POPSUGAR READING CHALLENGE 2019
Duration: January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
7/30
One of the most popular reading challenges is back! The 2019 Popsugar Reading Challenge contains 40 tasks to broaden your horizons and 10 additional book prompts for the “hardcore” readers out here!

1. A book becoming a movie in 2019
2. A book that makes you nostalgic
3. A book written by a musician (fiction or nonfiction)
4. A book you think should be turned into a movie
Failsafe (Guardian, #1) by Traci Hunter Abramson
5. A book with at least one million ratings on Goodreads
6. A book with a plant in the title or on the cover
7. A reread of a favorite book
8. A book about a hobby
The Real Simple Method to Organize Every Room And How to Keep It That Way by The Editors of Real Simple
9. A book you meant to read in 2018
10. A book with POP, SUGAR, or CHALLENGE in the title
11. A book with an item of clothing or accessory on the cover
12. A book inspired by myth/legend/folklore
13. A book published posthumously
14. A book you see someone reading on TV or in a movie
15. A retelling of a classic
16. A book with a question in the title
17. A book set on college or university campus
18. A book about someone with a superpower
19. A book told from multiple POVs
20. A book set in space
21. A book by two female authors
22. A book with SALTY, SWEET, BITTER, or SPICY in the title
23. A book set in Scandinavia
24. A book that takes place in a single day
25. A debut novel
26. A book that's published in 2019
Connections in Death (In Death, #48) by J.D. Robb
27. A book featuring an extinct or imaginary creature
Falling Kingdoms (Falling Kingdoms, #1) by Morgan Rhodes
28. A book recommended by a celebrity you admire
29. A book with LOVE in the title
30. A book featuring an amateur detective
If Books Could Kill (Bibliophile Mystery, #2) by Kate Carlisle
31. A book about a family
32. A book author from Asia, Africa, or South America
The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami
33. A book with a zodiac sign or astrology term in title
34. A book that includes a wedding
Year One (Chronicles of The One, #1) by Nora Roberts
35. A book by an author whose first and last names start with the same letter
36. A ghost story
37. A book with a two-word title
38. A novel based on a true story
39. A book revolving around a puzzle or game
40. Your favorite prompt from a past POPSUGAR Reading challenge

Advanced

41. A "cli-fi" (climate fiction) book
42. A "choose-your-own-adventure" book
43. An "own voices" book
44. Read a book during the season it is set in
45. A LitRPG book
46. A book with no chapters / unusual chapter headings / unconventionally numbered chapters
47. Two books that share the same title
48. Two books that share the same title
49. A book that has inspired a common phrase or idiom
50. A book set in an abbey, cloister, monastery, vicarage, or convent


message 6: by Winter, Group Reads (new)

Winter (winter9) | 4589 comments Good luck with your goal and challenges Sharon!


message 7: by Blagica , Cheerleader! (new)

Blagica  | 12009 comments Awesome job so far! Keep it up!


message 8: by Sharon (new)

Sharon (sharint) | 739 comments Summer Challenge

Will I be able to get all 21? I'm going to try - I am behind in my reading! 0/21

For Beginners

Good as gold: Read a book that won a Goodreads Choice Award.

The book is better: Read a book being adapted for TV or film this year.

Short & sweet: Read a book with less than 100 pages (or a book you can finish in one sitting).

On the bandwagon: Read one of the most read books right now on Goodreads.


Actually want to read: Read a book that's been on your Want to Read shelf for more than a year.

Not from around here: Read a book set in a different culture from your own.

In the friend zone: Read a book that a friend has recommended.

It takes two: Read a coauthored book.


Wheel of format: Read a book in a format that you don’t normally read in (­a graphic novel, poetry, a play, an audiobook, etc.).

New voices: Read a debut novel.

Past love: Reread a book you loved when you were younger.

Armchair traveler: Read a book set in a destination you want to visit.


Expert-Level Additions

Stay awhile: Read a book with more than 500 pages.

Stranger than fiction: Read a nonfiction book published this year.


Tongue-tied: Read a translated book.

No place like home: Read a book that appears in your Goodreads newsfeed.

Continental drift: Read a book set on every continent.

Genre explorer: Read a book from a genre you've never read before.

Reading roulette: Read the third book you see on your Want to Read shelf.

Primary reading: Read a book with a number or color in the title.

Back to school: Read a book about a subject you don't know much about.


message 9: by Blagica , Cheerleader! (new)

Blagica  | 12009 comments Hoping you are having a good year with books and in life. Doing great!


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