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message 1: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
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Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019


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 02, 2019 12:17PM) (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
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Anne FINISHED

Ariel FINISHED

Banshee FINISHED

BB

Bonita

Celia FINISHED

Charlsa FINISHED

Christina (AKA Babbling) FINISHED

Cyndee FINISHED

Debbie

Den FINISHED

Elle

Erin FINISHED

Ferenc FINISHED

Grace

Joanna FINISHED

JoAnne FINISHED

JoAnne - mod FINISHED

Kellene FINISHED

Kendra FINISHED

Melanie FINISHED

Mycal

Natasha FINISHED

Rina FINISHED

Sandra FINISHED

Sarah E

Shash FINISHED

Sue FINISHED

Suzanne FINISHED


message 3: by JoAnne (last edited Sep 28, 2019 05:34AM) (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
September Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Single: Read 3-4 books
4/4

My List:

1. Watching You Lisa Jewell 9/4/19
2. Complicated Kristen Ashley 9/14/19
3. What Alice Forgot Liane Moriarty 9/23/19
4. The View from Alameda Island Robyn Carr 9/28/19


message 4: by Grace (new)

Grace Worland | 1182 comments September Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solo: Read 1-2 books
0/2

My List:


message 5: by [deleted user] (last edited Sep 13, 2019 06:48AM) (new)

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solitary: Read 5-6 books


1. The Foxe & the Hound by R.S. Grey - 9/7
The Foxe & the Hound by R.S. Grey
2. Heidi's Guide to Four Letter Words by Tara Sivec - 9/7
Heidi's Guide to Four Letter Words by Tara Sivec
3. Warrior's Cross by Madeleine Urban - 9/8
Warrior's Cross by Madeleine Urban
4. So Good by Nicola Rendell - 9/8
So Good (Alpha Dogs, #1) by Nicola Rendell
5. A Five-Minute Life by Emma Scott - 9/11
A Five-Minute Life by Emma Scott
6. A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman - 9/12
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman


message 6: by Christina (AKA Babbling) (last edited Sep 22, 2019 07:24PM) (new)

Christina (AKA Babbling) (babblingbookreviews) | 257 comments September
Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

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

Single: Read 3-4 books


Lady Fortune by Anne Stuart 5 September 2019 ★★★★
The Moon-Spinners by Mary Stewart 13 September 2019 ★★★★★
Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen 21 September 2019 ★★★

Lady Fortune by Anne Stuart The Moon-Spinners by Mary Stewart Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen


message 7: by [deleted user] (last edited Sep 17, 2019 02:33PM) (new)

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge - completed
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1 Birthday present – pamela oldfield 11.09.19
2 Ethan’s voice – Rachel carter – 04.09.19
3 All together now – monica mcinerney – 14.09.19
4 Fatality – caroline b cooney – 02.09.19
5 The monstrous child – Francesca simon – 05.09.19
6 A perfect proposal – katie fforde – 17.09.19
The Birthday Present by Pamela Oldfield Ethan's Voice by Rachel Carter All Together Now by Monica McInerney Fatality by Caroline B. Cooney The Monstrous Child by Francesca Simon A Perfect Proposal by Katie Fforde


message 8: by Shash (last edited Sep 29, 2019 03:23PM) (new)

Shash | 1795 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
September 2019

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

1. The Marquess Meets His Match by Julie Coulter Bellon (9/16/19)
2. Eleanor by Martha Keyes (9/29/19)


message 9: by Sandra (last edited Sep 25, 2019 04:40AM) (new)

Sandra | 1009 comments I'M IN!
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1 Death Angel - Linda Howard - 6 SEPT
2 Blood Prince - Celia Aaron - 15 SEPT
3 Camino Island - John Grisham - 9 SEPT
4 The Ex Files - Cat Johnson - 24 SEPT
5 Beneath a Scarlet Sky - Mark T. Sullivan - 21 SEPT
6 Hold Tight - Harlan Coben - 12 SEPT

Death Angel by Linda Howard Blood Prince by Celia Aaron Camino Island by John Grisham The Ex Files by Cat Johnson Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan Hold Tight by Harlan Coben


message 10: by JoAnne (last edited Sep 29, 2019 01:38PM) (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 1155 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Single: Read 3-4 books Read 3 books DONE!

1. Christmas from the Heart by Sheila Roberts Christmas from the Heart by Sheila Roberts 9/8/19 4stars
2. A Wedding in December by Sarah Morgan A Wedding in December by Sarah Morgan 9/13/19 4stars
3. Invitation to a Cornish Christmas by Marguerite Kaye Invitation to a Cornish Christmas by Marguerite Kaye and Bronwyn Scott 9/29/19 4stars


message 11: by Ferenc (last edited Sep 27, 2019 11:59PM) (new)

Ferenc (aeneth) | 1701 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019


Goal: 5/6

1. The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel – 09/02/2019
2. The Life Of Captain Marvel (The Life Of Captain Marvel by Margaret Stohl – 09/06/2019
3. The Marriage Wish by Dee Henderson – 09/12/2019
4. Monster by Frank E. Peretti – 09/15/2019
5. The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick – 09/27/2019

The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel The Life Of Captain Marvel (The Life Of Captain Marvel (2018) Book 1) by Margaret Stohl The Marriage Wish by Dee Henderson Monster by Frank E. Peretti The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick


message 12: by Melanie (last edited Sep 30, 2019 02:41PM) (new)

Melanie Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration:
September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. The Rumour by Lesley Kara The Rumour - Lesley Kara - 9/2/2019

2. A Letter From Italy by Pamela Hart A Letter From Italy - Pamela Hart - 9/14/2019

3. Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa Mornings in Jenin - Susan Abulhawa - 9/21/2019

4. The Rescuers incredible stories of life-saving dogs by Laura Greaves The Rescuers: incredible stories of life-saving dogs - Laura Greaves - 9/21/2019

5. Pieces of My Sister's Life by Elizabeth Joy Arnold Pieces of My Sister's Life - Elizabeth Joy Arnold - 9/29/2019


message 14: by Erin (last edited Sep 29, 2019 02:34PM) (new)

Erin | 467 comments Completed 9/24/19

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Single: Read 3-4 books
3/3 read

1. Stand In Place by Mary Calmes, read 9/16/19
2. The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Sergovia, read 9/24/19
3. Alice & Gerald: A Homicidal Love Story by Ron Franscell, read 9/11/19


message 15: by Joanna (last edited Sep 22, 2019 06:51AM) (new)

Joanna (jari-chan) FINISHED September 22, 2019

September Stand Alone Challenge
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. Pete Smith - Tausche Giraffe gegen Freund (Swapping Giraffe for Friend) (September 01, 2019)
2. Ko Un - Blüten des Augenblicks (Flowers of a Moment) (September 07, 2019)
3. H.G. Wells - Der Krieg der Welten (War of the Worlds) (September 08, 2019)
4. Stephanie Hauschild - Skriptorium: Die Mittelalterliche Buchwerkstatt (The Scriptorium) (September 15, 2019)
5. Garth Greenwell - What Belongs to You (September 19, 2019)
6. Amélie Nothomb - Den Vater töten (To kill the father) (September 20, 2019)


message 16: by Elle (last edited Aug 31, 2019 01:29PM) (new)

Elle (elleay) | 1540 comments September Stand Alone Challenge
Single: Read 3-4 books


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message 17: by Anne (last edited Sep 20, 2019 10:41AM) (new)

Anne | 878 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solitary: Read 6 books
COMPLETED

1. Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler 9/3/2019
2. I Loved Her in the Movies: Working with the Legendary Actresses of Hollywood by Robert Wagner 9/11/2019
3. The Emperor General: A Biography of Douglas MacArthur 9/16/2019
4. Home for Erring and Outcast Girls by Julie Kibler 09/19/2019
5. The Last White Knight by Tami Hoag 09/20/2019
6. In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware 09/20/2019


message 18: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
Welcome Grace, Cyndee, Christina, Den, Shash, Sandra, JoAnne, Ferenc, Melanie, Kellene, Erin, Joanna, Elle and Anne!!


message 19: by Rina (last edited Sep 26, 2019 05:28AM) (new)

Rina | 1084 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

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

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. God Help the Child, Toni Morrison, 01.09.2019
2. Mr. Perfect, Linda Howard, 09.09.2019
3. The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho, 09.09.2019
4. Picnic at Hanging Rock, Joan Lindsay, 10.09.2019
5. The Dressmaker, Rosalie Ham, 15.09.2019
6. Dream Man, Linda Howard, 23.09.2019


message 20: by Bonita (new)

Bonita | 727 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019


Level: Solo


message 21: by Ebb (last edited Sep 30, 2019 03:07PM) (new)

Ebb (ebbsbooks) | 128 comments September Standalone Challenge

Hell Hound by Ken Greenhall Good Citizens Need Not Fear Stories by Maria Reva Slade House by David Mitchell The Plots to Kill Hitler The Men and Women Who Tried to Change History by Richard Dargie Doctor Sleep (The Shining, #2) by Stephen King Harry Potter A History of Magic by British Library Avidly Reads Board Games by Eric Thurm Death in Her Hands by Ottessa Moshfegh What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? by Henry Farrell The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro Swede Hollow by Ola Larsmo Tombstone The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride From Hell by Tom Clavin The Circus by Jonas Karlsson The Radium Girls The Dark Story of America's Shining Women by Kate Moore


message 22: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
Welcome Rina, Bonita and BB!


message 23: by Celia (last edited Oct 01, 2019 08:36PM) (new)

Celia Buell (celiareadsbooks) | 1188 comments Signing up again!

1. Zodiac States by William Stalker 9/1
2. A Rock and a Hard Place An American Geologist's Adventures in Africa by George Zelt 9/30


message 24: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
Welcome Celia and Banshee!


message 25: by Natasha (last edited Oct 02, 2019 07:35AM) (new)

Natasha Stand Alone Monthly Challenge

Duration: September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Level: Single: Read 3-4 books

4/4 books

1. Kindred - Octavia E. Butler - 9/2/19
2. The Silver Linings Playbook - Matthew Quick - 9/20/19
3. Shutter Island - Dennis Lehane - 9/30/19
4. Daughter of the Sea - Mira Zamin - 9/30/19


message 26: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
Welcome Natasha!


message 27: by Sue (last edited Sep 30, 2019 06:07AM) (new)


message 28: by Ariel (last edited Sep 30, 2019 12:33PM) (new)

Ariel Lingel | 28 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Goal
Solo: Read 1-2 books **COMPLETE**
Single: 3-4 books **COMPLETE**

1. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank 9/6/19
2. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen 9/17/19
3. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle 9/22/19
4. Queer Theory, Gender Theory: An Instant Primer by Riki Anne Wilchins 9/30/19


message 29: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
Welcome Sue and Ariel!


message 30: by Celia (new)

Celia Buell (celiareadsbooks) | 1188 comments Weird question: the book I just finished is the first in a series and the author has confirmed that he is writing a sequel, BUT it is not listed as first in a series on GR. Am I allowed to use it?


message 31: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
Celia wrote: "Weird question: the book I just finished is the first in a series and the author has confirmed that he is writing a sequel, BUT it is not listed as first in a series on GR. Am I allowed to use it?"

Yes, because he may not write another -


message 32: by [deleted user] (new)

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solitary: Read 5-6 books


COMPLETE!! 6/6

1. The Foxe & the Hound by R.S. Grey - 9/7
The Foxe & the Hound by R.S. Grey
2. Heidi's Guide to Four Letter Words by Tara Sivec - 9/7
Heidi's Guide to Four Letter Words by Tara Sivec
3. Warrior's Cross by Madeleine Urban - 9/8
Warrior's Cross by Madeleine Urban
4. So Good by Nicola Rendell - 9/8
So Good (Alpha Dogs, #1) by Nicola Rendell
5. A Five-Minute Life by Emma Scott - 9/11
A Five-Minute Life by Emma Scott
6. A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman - 9/12
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman


message 33: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
WOOHOO Cyndee!


message 34: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
Welcome Sarah!


message 35: by Mycal (new)

Mycal Stewart (mycals) | 180 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Solo: Read 1-2 books

1. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (Finished 9/5)
2.


message 36: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
WOOHOO Banshee!

Welcome Mycal!


message 37: by [deleted user] (new)

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge completion post
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1 Birthday present – pamela oldfield 11.09.19
2 Ethan’s voice – Rachel carter – 04.09.19
3 All together now – monica mcinerney – 14.09.19
4 Fatality – caroline b cooney – 02.09.19
5 The monstrous child – Francesca simon – 05.09.19
6 A perfect proposal – katie fforde – 17.09.19
The Birthday Present by Pamela Oldfield Ethan's Voice by Rachel Carter All Together Now by Monica McInerney Fatality by Caroline B. Cooney The Monstrous Child by Francesca Simon A Perfect Proposal by Katie Fforde


message 38: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
WOOHOO Den!


message 39: by Anne (new)

Anne | 878 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solitary: Read 6 books
COMPLETED

1. Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler 9/3/2019
2. I Loved Her in the Movies: Working with the Legendary Actresses of Hollywood by Robert Wagner 9/11/2019
3. The Emperor General: A Biography of Douglas MacArthur 9/16/2019
4. Home for Erring and Outcast Girls by Julie Kibler 09/19/2019
5. The Last White Knight by Tami Hoag 09/20/2019
6. In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware 09/20/2019


message 40: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
WOOHOO Anne!


message 41: by Joanna (last edited Sep 22, 2019 06:51AM) (new)

Joanna (jari-chan) FINISHED September 22, 2019

September Stand Alone Challenge
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. Pete Smith - Tausche Giraffe gegen Freund (Swapping Giraffe for Friend) (September 01, 2019)
2. Ko Un - Blüten des Augenblicks (Flowers of a Moment) (September 07, 2019)
3. H.G. Wells - Der Krieg der Welten (War of the Worlds) (September 08, 2019)
4. Stephanie Hauschild - Skriptorium: Die Mittelalterliche Buchwerkstatt (The Scriptorium) (September 15, 2019)
5. Garth Greenwell - What Belongs to You (September 19, 2019)
6. Amélie Nothomb - Den Vater töten (To kill the father) (September 20, 2019)


message 42: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
WOOHOO Joanna!


Christina (AKA Babbling) (babblingbookreviews) | 257 comments completed


September
Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

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

Single: Read 3-4 books


Lady Fortune by Anne Stuart 5 September 2019 ★★★★
The Moon-Spinners by Mary Stewart 13 September 2019 ★★★★★
Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen 21 September 2019 ★★★

Lady Fortune by Anne Stuart The Moon-Spinners by Mary Stewart Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen


message 44: by Kendra (last edited Sep 28, 2019 10:22PM) (new)

Kendra | 1101 comments Better late then never to start this.

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: Sept. 1st, 2019 - Sept. 30th, 2019

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


1. Bossypants by Tina Fey - Sept. 20th
2. Just My Type: A Book About Fonts by Simon Garfield - Sept. 28th


message 45: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
WOOHOO Christina!

Welcome Kendra!


message 46: by Suzanne (last edited Sep 27, 2019 11:33AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1957 comments The Lost Challenges
September 2019 Stand Alone
Duration:
September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Progress: 6 out of 6

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

1. We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach - *** - 9/11/2019 - 370 Pages
2. The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate by Gary Chapman - ***** - 9/11/2019 - 204 Pages
3. Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel: A Graphic Novel by Anya Ulinich - **** - 9/17/2019 - 362 Pages
4. Mis(h)adra by Iasmin Omar Ata - ***** - 9/18/2019 - 288 Pages
5. Joyland by Stephen King - ***** - 9/23/2019 - 283 Pages
6. Patience by Daniel Clowes - *** - 9/26/2019 - 180 Pages
We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach The Five Love Languages How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate by Gary Chapman Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel A Graphic Novel by Anya Ulinich Mis(h)adra by Iasmin Omar Ata Joyland by Stephen King Patience by Daniel Clowes

Challenge Rules
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message 47: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
Welcome Suzanne!


message 48: by Debbie (new)

Debbie (debbiegray) | 386 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: September 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

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


1. The President Is Missing by Bill Clinton 9/22/19
The President Is Missing by Bill Clinton


message 49: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 42320 comments Mod
Welcome Debbie!


message 50: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 1009 comments ALL DONE!
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1 Death Angel - Linda Howard - 6 SEPT
2 Blood Prince - Celia Aaron - 15 SEPT
3 Camino Island - John Grisham - 9 SEPT
4 The Ex Files - Cat Johnson - 24 SEPT
5 Beneath a Scarlet Sky - Mark T. Sullivan - 21 SEPT
6 Hold Tight - Harlan Coben - 12 SEPT

Death Angel by Linda Howard Blood Prince by Celia Aaron Camino Island by John Grisham The Ex Files by Cat Johnson Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan Hold Tight by Harlan Coben


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