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message 1: by JoAnne (last edited Sep 18, 2019 07:11PM) (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 257 comments October Monthly Challenge
October 1 - 31, 2019

1. 'O' is for October:
🌞Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.

2. Bird of the Month - Swan: The Swan symbolizes grace and beauty on many levels. It is associated with love, music, and poetry. In Roman mythology the swan was sacred to Venus, the goddess of love. In Greek tradition, this bird was often pictured singing to a lyre.
🌞Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover.

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:
Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh
Princess of Romance - Sherry Thomas
Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names. Link to backlists: Nalini Singh, Sherry Thomas.

Fun Facts about Sherry Thomas:
* Sherry immigrated from China at age 13
* English is her second language.
* She has published books in the genres of romance, fantasy, mystery, and a wuxia-inspired duology
* She published her first novel in 2008
* She's a two-time winner of the prestigious RITA® Award.

You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🌞Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover.

5.October is National Apple Month
🌞Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover.

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Every October, individuals from across the nation - and around the world - unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.
🌞Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover
OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air.

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🌞Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre.

10. Reader's Choice:
🌞Read any book of your choice

You can choose any number of categories depending on your reading speed, book availability and/or time commitment.

When posting your challenge progress, please make sure to put the date/s when you finished your book/s.

Upon completion, please repost your challenge as it helps when updating, plus we all want to see all the pretty books you've read! You may update your original challenge as you go or repost if you choose.

Happy Reading!! Hope you enjoy this challenge. It's my first time "hosting". Thanks Karen for all your help!


message 2: by JoAnne (last edited Nov 02, 2019 04:12PM) (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 257 comments October Monthly Challenge
October 1 - 31, 2019

Read 9/10 Finished - Illness took me by surprise and didn't do much reading last week :(

1. 'O' is for October: 🌞Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.

2. Bird of the Month - Swan: The Swan symbolizes grace and beauty on many levels. It is associated with love, music, and poetry. In Roman mythology the swan was sacred to Venus, the goddess of love. In Greek tradition, this bird was often pictured singing to a lyre.
🌞Read a book that has something beautiful on the cover.
Enamored (Accidental Billionaires #3) by J.S. Scott Enamored (The Accidental Billionaires #3) by J.S. Scott 10/8/19 4stars (gorgeous piece of jewelry)

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:
Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh
Princess of Romance - Sherry Thomas
Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names. Link to backlists: Nalini Singh, Sherry Thomas.

Fun Facts about Sherry Thomas:
* Sherry immigrated from China at age 13
* English is her second language.
* She has published books in the genres of romance, fantasy, mystery, and a wuxia-inspired duology
* She published her first novel in 2008
* She's a two-time winner of the prestigious RITA® Award.

You may also read a book that is shelved as Romance
A Mrs. Miracle Christmas by Debbie Macomber A Mrs. Miracle Christmas (Angelic Intervention #11) by Debbie Macomber 10/20/19 4stars

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🌞Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story
Hidden Cove (Solace Island, #3) by Meg Tilly Hidden Cove (Solace Island #3) by Meg Tilly 10/3/19 4stars (Charlie, Mary's cat)

5.October is National Apple Month
🌞Read a book with a story line involving farming or ranching
A Cowboy Under the Mistletoe (The Wyoming Cowboy #3) by Jessica Clare A Cowboy Under the Mistletoe (The Wyoming Cowboy #3) by Jessica Clare 10/6/19 4stars (ranch)

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Every October, individuals from across the nation - and around the world - unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.
🌞Read a book with a psychologist
Finn (Anderson Billionaires, #1) by Melody Anne Finn (Anderson Billionaires #1) by Melody Anne 10/5/19 4.5stars (Crew)

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞Read a book with a colorful cover OR a character who is filled with hot air.
Finding Christmas by Karen Schaler Finding Christmas by Karen Schaler 10/9/19 4stars (colorful color + Grant full of hot air - can't trust his word that he'll do what he says unless it's related to work)

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🌞Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry
Can't Judge a Book By Its Murder (Main Street Book Club Mysteries #1) by Amy Lillard Can't Judge a Book By Its Murder (Main Street Book Club Mysteries #1) by Amy Lillard 10/10/19 4stars (Kindle location 951 - ...might be like drinking a chocolate milkshake...; Chloe runs the coffee bar, cake counter in the bookstore)

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday
Meant to Be Yours (Happily Inc #5) by Susan Mallery Meant to Be Yours (Happily Inc. #5) by Susan Mallery 10/12/19 5stars (part of the story is set at Thanksgiving)

10. Reader's Choice: 🌞Read any book of your choice
Love Me Forever (Passion Down Under Sassy Short Stories Book 2) by Mollie Mathews Love Me Forever (Passion Down Under Sassy Short Stories Book 2) by Mollie Mathews 10/11/19 4stars


message 3: by Romanticbookworm (last edited Sep 19, 2019 11:17AM) (new)

Romanticbookworm | 267 comments I'm in

October Monthly Challenge
October 1 - 31, 2019

0/10

1. 'O' is for October:
🌞Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.

2. Bird of the Month - Swan: The Swan symbolizes grace and beauty on many levels. It is associated with love, music, and poetry. In Roman mythology the swan was sacred to Venus, the goddess of love. In Greek tradition, this bird was often pictured singing to a lyre.
🌞Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover.

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:
Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh
Princess of Romance - Sherry Thomas
Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names. Link to backlists: Nalini Singh, Sherry Thomas.

Fun Facts about Sherry Thomas:
* Sherry immigrated from China at age 13
* English is her second language.
* She has published books in the genres of romance, fantasy, mystery, and a wuxia-inspired duology
* She published her first novel in 2008
* She's a two-time winner of the prestigious RITA® Award.

You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🌞Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover.

5.October is National Apple Month
🌞Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover.

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Every October, individuals from across the nation - and around the world - unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.
🌞Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover
OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air.

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🌞Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre.

10. Reader's Choice:
🌞Read any book of your choice

You can choose any number of categories depending on your reading speed, book availability and/or time commitment.

When posting your challenge progress, please make sure to put the date/s when you finished your book/s.

Upon completion, please repost your challenge as it helps when updating, plus we all want to see all the pretty books you've read! You may update your original challenge as you go or repost if you choose.

Happy Reading!! Hope you enjoy this challenge. It's my first time "hosting". Thanks Karen for all your help!


message 4: by ~Teresa (last edited Oct 17, 2019 03:43PM) (new)

 ~Teresa | 322 comments October Monthly Challenge
October 1 - 31, 2019

Progress ~ 10/10

✔️1. 'O' is for October ~ One Last Summer ~ 10/11/19

🌞Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.

✔️2. Bird of the Month ~ Lucky and the Falling Felon ~ over ~ 10/15/19

🌞Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover.

✔️3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors ~ Devil's Bargain ~ Shelved as FANTASY~ 10/4/19

Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh
Princess of Romance - Sherry Thomas

You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.

✔️4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month ~ Without a Trace ~ MC has a Search and Rescue Dog named Samson ~ 10/1/19

🌞Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover.

✔️5.October is National Apple Month ~ A Beeline to Murder ~ MC, Abby, has a small farm she calls a Farmette ~ 10/9/19

🌞Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover.

✔️6. October is Bullying Prevention Month ~ Playing for Keeps ~ Two MCs are teachers ~ 10/5/19

🌞Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist

✔️7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day ~ Flat-Out Love ~ colorful cover ~ 10/12/19

🌞Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air.

✔️8. October 28 is Chocolate Day ~ The Halloween House ~ Cover ~ Golden Retriever ~ 10/6/19

🌞Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).

✔️9. October 31 is Halloween ~ Witches of Lychford ~ Shelved as Fantasy/Paranormal/Witches ~ 10/2/19

🌞Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre.

✔️10. Reader's Choice ~ A Beeline to Murder ~ 10/9/19

🌞Read any book of your choice

Without a Trace (Rock Harbor, #1) by Colleen Coble Devil's Bargain (Red Letter Days, #1) by Rachel Caine Playing for Keeps (Neighbor from Hell, #1) by R.L. Mathewson Witches of Lychford (Lychford, #1) by Paul Cornell The Halloween House (A Tess and Tilly Cozy Mystery Book 4) by Kathi Daley A Beeline to Murder (Henny Penny Farmette Mystery, #1) by Meera Lester One Last Summer by Victoria Connelly Flat-Out Love (Flat-Out Love, #1) by Jessica Park Lucky and the Falling Felon (The Carriage House Capers #1) by Emmy Grace A Beeline to Murder (Henny Penny Farmette Mystery, #1) by Meera Lester


message 5: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 257 comments Welcome Romanticbookworm and Teresa.

Thanks for joining me on my first ever challenge that I'm hosting.


message 6: by Gaea (last edited Oct 06, 2019 10:14PM) (new)

Gaea | 7 comments I'm definitely trying this!
29/9 - adding tentative decision for each~


2019 October Monthly Challenge
2/10 completed

1. 'O' is for October:
author's last name starting with "O" - The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen

2. Bird of the Month - Swan:
character plays an instrument - The Harp of Kings by Juliet Marillier

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:
Sherry Thomas - A Study in Scarlet Women or The Magnolia Sword

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month:
has an animal in the story - The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale or North Child by Edith Pattou

5. October is National Apple Month:
has a red cover - Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee or A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month:
with children in the storyline + with a teacher - His Quiet Agent by Ada Maria Soto (view spoiler) [Oct. 3] or
with children or teens in the story line + with a teacher or psychologist - Mindtouch by M. C. A. Hogarth [Oct. 6]

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day:
with a colourful cover + set in a country other than where you live - Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day:
character involved in the food industry + something sweet on the cover - Midsummer's Mayhem by Rajani LaRocca or Keturah and Lord Death by Martine Leavitt [Oct. 2]

9. October 31 is Halloween:
character wearing a mask or costume or is otherwise disguised or "hiding" - Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones (view spoiler)

10. Reader's Choice:
any book of your choice - Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy or Into the Drowning Deep (Rolling in the Deep #1) by Mira Grant


message 7: by Rissa (last edited Oct 28, 2019 10:58PM) (new)

Rissa | 600 comments My spot! :)

October Monthly Challenge
October 1 - 31, 2019

Read 10/10 FINISHED!

✔1. 'O' is for October:
🌞Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.
Out of My Mind by A.J. Truman finished 10/4/2019

✔2. Bird of the Month - Swan: The Swan symbolizes grace and beauty on many levels. It is associated with love, music, and poetry. In Roman mythology the swan was sacred to Venus, the goddess of love. In Greek tradition, this bird was often pictured singing to a lyre.
🌞Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover.
Any Old Diamonds by K.J. Charles finished 10/27/2019

✔3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:
Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh
Princess of Romance - Sherry Thomas
Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names. Link to backlists: Nalini Singh, Sherry Thomas.

Fun Facts about Sherry Thomas:
* Sherry immigrated from China at age 13
* English is her second language.
* She has published books in the genres of romance, fantasy, mystery, and a wuxia-inspired duology
* She published her first novel in 2008
* She's a two-time winner of the prestigious RITA® Award.

You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.
Rebuild My Heart by Ariel Tachna finished 10/2/2019

✔4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🌞Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover.
Chosen Pride by Mary Calmes finished 10/21/2019

✔5.October is National Apple Month
🌞Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover.
A King in Wonderland by Nash Summers finished 10/2/2019

✔6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Every October, individuals from across the nation - and around the world - unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.
🌞Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist
Happy for You by Anyta Sunday finished 10/6/2019

✔7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover
OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air.
Honeymoon for One by Keira Andrews finished 10/16/2019

✔8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🌞Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).
Deal Maker by Lily Morton finished 10/7/2019

✔9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre.
Jon's Downright Ridiculous Shooting Case by A.J. Sherwood finished 10/14/2019

✔10. Reader's Choice:
🌞Read any book of your choice
Heart2Heart: A Charity Anthology, Volume 3 by various authors finished 10/12/2019

(view spoiler)


message 8: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 257 comments Welcome Gaea and Rissa! Glad to have you aboard.


message 9: by Bookchaser (last edited Sep 29, 2019 08:36PM) (new)

Bookchaser | 1857 comments 2019 October Monthly Challenge



0/10 Completed


01. 'O' is for October: 🎃Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.
One Night in London by Caroline Linden
OR
One Day by Samantha Young
OR
The Door Ajar by Joan Overfield
OR
'Twas the Week Before Christmas by Olivia Miles
02. Bird of the Month ~ Swan: 🌞Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover.
Ever Fallen in Love by Katie MacAlister
OR
Rock Me Two Times by Dawn Ryder
OR
Sugar Pine Trail by RaeAnne Thayne
03. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors - Queen of Romance ~ Nalini Singh and Princess of Romance ~ Sherry Thomas: 👑Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names.
You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.
Allegiance of Honor by Nalini Singh
OR
White Star by Elizabeth Vaughan
OR
The Champion of Barésh by Susan Grant
04. Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month: 🐶Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover.
Something Sweeter by Candis Terry
OR
No Time to Explain by Kate Angell
OR
Love at First Bark by Debbie Burns
05. National Apple Month: 🍎Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover.
The Rancher's Twins by Carol Ross
OR
A Cowboy in the Kitchen by Meg Maxwell
OR
Christmas at Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop by Jenny Colgan
06. Bullying Prevention Month: 😃Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist.
A Bridge To Love by Nancy Herkness
OR
No Kind of Hero by Rosalind James
OR
Night Thunder by Jill Gregory
07. Balloons Around the World Day (October 3): 🎈Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air.
A Window in Time: Time Tech Series Book 1 by Carolyn Lampman
OR
Just Come Over by Rosalind James (New Zealand)
OR
Simply Love by Mary Balogh (Wales)
OR
A Slip in Time by Kathleen Kirkwood (Scotland)
08. Chocolate Day (October 28): 🍫Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).
The Bakeshop at Pumpkin and Spice by Donna Kauffman
OR
Merry Ex-Mas by Sheila Roberts
OR
Diamonds and Dirt Roads by Erin Nicholas
09. Halloween (October 31): 🎃Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre.
I Will: A Christmas Novella by Lisa Kleypas
OR
Autumn's Bride by Catherine Archer
OR
Forever in Good Hope by Cindy Kirk
OR
Shifter's Rogue by Lisa Ladew
10. Reader's Choice: 📚Read any book of your choice.


XXX One Night in London (The Truth About the Duke, #1) by Caroline Linden XXX One Day by Samantha Young XXX The Door Ajar by Joan Overfield XXX 'Twas the Week Before Christmas by Olivia Miles XXX Ever Fallen in Love by Katie MacAlister XXX Rock Me Two Times (Rock Band, #1) by Dawn Ryder XXX Sugar Pine Trail (Haven Point, #7) by RaeAnne Thayne XXX Allegiance of Honor (Psy-Changeling #15) by Nalini Singh XXX White Star (Epic of Palins, #2) by Elizabeth Vaughan XXX The Champion of Barésh (Star, #4; Star World Frontier, #1) by Susan Grant XXX Something Sweeter (Sweet, Texas, #3) by Candis Terry XXX No Time to Explain (Barefoot William Beach #6) by Kate Angell XXX Love at First Bark (Rescue Me, #4) by Debbie Burns XXX The Rancher's Twins (Return of the Blackwell Brothers #1) by Carol Ross XXX A Cowboy in the Kitchen (Hurley's Homestyle Kitchen, #1) by Meg Maxwell XXX Christmas at Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop (Rosie Hopkins' Sweet Shop, #2) by Jenny Colgan XXX A Bridge to Love by Nancy Herkness XXX No Kind of Hero (Portland Devils, #2) by Rosalind James XXX Night Thunder (Thunder Creek #2) by Jill Gregory XXX A Window in Time Time Tech Series Book 1 by Carolyn Lampman XXX Just Come Over (Escape to New Zealand #12) by Rosalind James XXX Simply Love (Simply Quartet #2) by Mary Balogh XXX A Slip in Time by Kathleen Kirkwood XXX The Bakeshop at Pumpkin and Spice by Donna Kauffman XXX Merry Ex-Mas (Life in Icicle Falls, #2) by Sheila Roberts XXX Diamonds and Dirt Roads (Billionaires in Blue Jeans, #1) by Erin Nicholas XXX I Will A Christmas Novella by Lisa Kleypas XXX Autumn's Bride  by Catherine Archer XXX Forever in Good Hope (Good Hope #4) by Cindy Kirk Shifter's Rogue (One True Mate, #5) by Lisa Ladew XXX


message 10: by Patrizia (last edited Oct 20, 2019 01:28AM) (new)

Patrizia | 75 comments October Monthly Challenge
October 1 - 31, 2019
6/5 romance

1. 'O' is for October:
🌞Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.
Oath of Honor by Lynette Eason 4 October; 5★
Oath of Honor (Blue Justice, #1) by Lynette Eason

2. Bird of the Month - Swan: The Swan symbolizes grace and beauty on many levels. It is associated with love, music, and poetry. In Roman mythology the swan was sacred to Venus, the goddess of love. In Greek tradition, this bird was often pictured singing to a lyre.
🌞Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover.
nice landscape- The Cottages on Silver Beach by RaeAnne Thayne 11 October; 5★
The Cottages on Silver Beach (Haven Point, #8) by RaeAnne Thayne

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:

Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh
Princess of Romance - Sherry Thomas

Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names. Link to backlists: Nalini Singh, Sherry Thomas.

You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.
A Merciful Promise by Kendra Elliot 7 October; 5★
A Merciful Promise (Mercy Kilpatrick, #6) by Kendra Elliot

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🌞Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover.
Seeking the Truth byTerri Reed 13 October; 4 1/2★
Seeking the Truth (True Blue K-9 Unit #5) by Terri Reed

5.October is National Apple Month
🌞Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover.

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Every October, individuals from across the nation - and around the world - unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.
🌞Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover
OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air.
Risk the Burn by Marnee Blake 15 October; 4 1/2★
Risk the Burn (The Smokejumpers #3) by Marnee Blake

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🌞Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre.
cop undercover- Marked For Revenge (Mills & Boon Love Inspired Suspense) by Valerie Hansen 19 October; 4★
Marked For Revenge (Mills & Boon Love Inspired Suspense) (Emergency Responders, Book 2) by Valerie Hansen

10. Reader's Choice:
🌞Read any book of your choice


message 11: by Liina (last edited Nov 01, 2019 02:36AM) (new)

Liina (cherry-girl) | 10 comments 2019 October Monthly Challenge
6/6 Completed


✔🎃1. 'O' is for October: One Night Gone by Tara Laskowski 4⭐ October 25
✔🎃2. Bird of the Month - Swan: Death by Pumpkin Spice by Alex Erickson 3 ⭐ October 31
✔🎃3. Romance - Hired by the Mysterious Millionaire by Ally Blake 4⭐ October 29
✔🎃6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Forgotten Bones by Vivian Barz 3 ⭐ October 15
✔🎃7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day: Second Chance in Stonecreek by Michelle Major 4⭐ October 31
✔🎃10. Reader's Choice: The Uncompromising Lord Flint by Virginia Heath 3,5 ⭐ October 17

One Night Gone by Tara Laskowski Death by Pumpkin Spice (A Bookstore Cafe Mystery) by Alex Erickson Hired by the Mysterious Millionaire by Ally Blake Forgotten Bones (Dead Remaining #1) by Vivian Barz Second Chance in Stonecreek (Maggie & Griffin Trilogy #2) by Michelle Major The Uncompromising Lord Flint (The King's Elite #2) by Virginia Heath


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Susan (scoutmomskf) | 1644 comments I'm in :-)
(Switched my emojis to jack o'lanterns)

1. 'O' is for October:
🎃 Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.

2. Bird of the Month - Swan: The Swan symbolizes grace and beauty on many levels. It is associated with love, music, and poetry. In Roman mythology the swan was sacred to Venus, the goddess of love. In Greek tradition, this bird was often pictured singing to a lyre.
🎃 Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover.

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:
Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh
Princess of Romance - Sherry Thomas
Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names. Link to backlists: Nalini Singh, Sherry Thomas.

Fun Facts about Sherry Thomas:
* Sherry immigrated from China at age 13
* English is her second language.
* She has published books in the genres of romance, fantasy, mystery, and a wuxia-inspired duology
* She published her first novel in 2008
* She's a two-time winner of the prestigious RITA® Award.

🎃 You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🎃 Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover.

5.October is National Apple Month
🎃 Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover.

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Every October, individuals from across the nation - and around the world - unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.
🎃 Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🎃 Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover
OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air.

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🎃 Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🎃 Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre.

10. Reader's Choice:
🎃 Read any book of your choice


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message 13: by Michaele (last edited Oct 20, 2019 09:08AM) (new)

Michaele | 4003 comments I'm in!

10/10

1. 'O' is for October:
🌞Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'. Once in a Snowstorm, Ofelia Gränd, 10/1

2. Bird of the Month - Swan: 🌞Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character The Lightning Thief, Rick Riordan, 10/18

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors: You can also read any book published in 2008 - Not Another Bad Date, Rachel Gibson, 10/2

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month
🌞Read a book that has a dog Once in a Forest, Ofelia Gränd, 10/2

5.October is National Apple Month
🌞Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover. Bittersweet, Sarina Bowen, 10/2

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - 🌞Read a book where someone has been bullied - Once in May, Ofelia Gränd, 10/3

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞Read a book set in a country other than where you live - Once Around Seven, Ofelia Gränd, 10/5

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🌞Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry - Once in the Underworld, Ofelia Gränd, 10/4

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre. Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice, Hayden Hunt, 10/8

10. Reader's Choice:
🌞Read any book of your choice A Springful of Winters, Dawn Sister, 10/6

Once in a Snowstorm (Nortown, #1) by Ofelia Gränd The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) by Rick Riordan Not Another Bad Date (Writer Friends, #4) by Rachel Gibson Once in May (Nortown, #3) by Ofelia Gränd Once Around Seven (Nortown, #5) by Ofelia Gränd Once in a Forest (Nortown, #2) by Ofelia Gränd Once in the Underworld (Nortown, #4) by Ofelia Gränd Bittersweet (True North, #1) by Sarina Bowen Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice by Hayden Hunt A Springful of Winters by Dawn Sister


message 14: by Andrea (last edited Nov 02, 2019 02:45AM) (new)

Andrea | 101 comments Thank you, I'm in.

10/10

1. 'O' - Marriage of Inconvenience - Oct20 - 5*

2. Read a book where a character plays an instrument - Rocking the Cowboy - Oct27 - 5*

3. Read one book that is shelved as Romance - Knowing Me, Knowing You - Oct8 - 4*

4. Read a book that has a dog in the story - Loving Hector - Oct18 - 5*

5.Read a story line involving farming or ranching - Gabriel - Oct26 - 4*

6. Read a book with children or teens in the story line OR with a teacher - No Quick Fix - Oct14 - 4*

7. Read a book set in a country other than where you live - Bad Boyfriend - Oct12 - 3*

8. Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry - No Such Thing - Oct31 - 4*

9. Read a book set at Halloween - Halloween is Murder - Oct8 - 5*

10. Read any book of your choice - Treasure Trail - Oct20 - 5*


message 15: by Connie N. (last edited Nov 04, 2019 02:13PM) (new)

Connie N. | 1029 comments I'll try for all 10 and see how far I get.

October Monthly Challenge
Timeframe: 10/1/19 to 10/31/19
10/10

1. 'O' is for October - Starts with 'O' - Old Before My Time: Hayley Okines' Life with Progeria by Hayley Okines - 10/4/19 ♥♥♥
Old Before My Time Hayley Okines' Life with Progeria by Hayley Okines

2. Bird of the Month – Swan - Something or someone beautiful on the cover - Everything Under by Daisy Johnson - 10/25/19 ♥♥
Everything Under by Daisy Johnson
This whole abstract cover is beautiful.

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors: Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh and Princess of Romance - Sherry Thomas - Shelved as Romance - Fatal Justice by Marie Force - 10/9/19 ♥♥♥
Fatal Justice (Fatal, #2) by Marie Force
129 readers shelved as romantic suspense, with 118 readers shelving as romance

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month - Animal on the cover - In the Mood Fur Love by Eve Langlais - 10/17/19 ♥♥♥
In the Mood Fur Love by Eve Langlais

5.October is National Apple Month - Red cover - Bolt by Dick Francis - 10/7/19 ♥♥♥♥
Bolt by Dick Francis

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Someone being kept safe - Rebellious by Gillian Archer - 10/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
Rebellious (True Brothers MC, #2) by Gillian Archer
Rebel needs to protect Emily from her stalker.

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day - Set in a country other than where you live - Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning - 10/22/19 ♥♥♥♥
Shadowfever (Fever, #5) by Karen Marie Moning
Set in Ireland, I live in the U.S.

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day - Where chocolate is mentioned – Playing Hurt by Kelly Jamieson - 10/31/19 ♥♥♥♥
Playing Hurt (Aces Hockey, #6) by Kelly Jamieson
”What do you have that’s chocolate?” Chase asked. “A seven-layer chocolate cake. It’s amazing.” “We’ll take a piece of that to share.” – Loc 1635

9. October 31 is Halloween - Set at Halloween or another holiday - Christmas - A True Cowboy Christmas by Caitlin Crews - 10/19/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
A True Cowboy Christmas (Cold River Ranch, #1) by Caitlin Crews

10. Reader's Choice - Any book - Unscrewed by Lois Greiman - 10/24/19 ♥♥♥
Unscrewed (A Chrissy McMullen Mystery, #3) by Lois Greiman

*****CHALLENGE COMPLETE 10/31/19*****


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JoAnne (joannemwct) | 257 comments Welcome Bookchaser, Patrizia, Liina, Susan, Michaele, Andrea and Connie N.


message 17: by Barbara ★ (last edited Nov 05, 2019 07:08PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 3546 comments October Challenge

READ: 10/10

✔1. 'O' is for October:
🌞Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.
Of Cinder and Bone - Kyoko M. 10/12

✔2. Bird of the Month - Swan:
🌞Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover.
The Silver Metal Lover - Tanith Lee (hero plays a guitar) 10/15

✔3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:
🌞Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names. You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.
Jack of Hearts - Kathryn Thomas 10/2

✔4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🌞Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover.
Beef Stolen-Off - Liz Lipperman (cow) 10/12

✔5.October is National Apple Month
🌞Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover.
Mask of Shadows - Linsey Miller 10/7

✔6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Every October, individuals from across the nation - and around the world - unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.
🌞Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist
Molten Dusk - Karissa Laurel (heroine has a protector) 10/14

✔7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover
OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air.
Of Cinder and Bone - Kyoko M. (Japan) 10/12

✔8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🌞Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).
Branded for You - Cheyenne McCray 10/19
(Margaret carried a chocolate bundt cake to the table), p21

✔9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre.
False Start - Marianne Rice 10/5

✔10. Reader's Choice:
🌞Read any book of your choice
Deal With The Devil - Mark Cain 10/11

Of Cinder and Bone by Kyoko M. The Silver Metal Lover (Silver Metal Lover, #1) by Tanith Lee Jack of Hearts (Desert Sons MC, #1) by Kathryn Thomas Beef Stolen-Off (A Clueless Cook Mystery, #2) by Liz Lipperman Mask of Shadows (Mask of Shadows, #1) by Linsey Miller Molten Dusk (The Norse Chronicles, #3) by Karissa Laurel Of Cinder and Bone by Kyoko M. Branded for You (Riding Tall, #1) by Cheyenne McCray False Start (McKay-Tucker Men, #1) by Marianne Rice Deal With The Devil (Circles in Hell, #3) by Mark Cain

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 18: by Sandra (last edited Oct 20, 2019 04:58PM) (new)

Sandra | 712 comments I'M IN!

1. 🌞 'O' is for October - Outfox - Sandra Brown - 16 OCT
2. 🌞 someone beautiful on the cover - Private Security - Mallory Kane - 6 OCT
3. 🌞 Romance - If Looks Could Chill - Nina Bruhns - 6 OCT
4. 🌞 animal on the cover - Untamed Delights - Suzanne Wright - 15 OCT
5. 🌞 red cover - An Anonymous Girl - Greer Hendricks - 20 OCT
6. 🌞 someone being kept safe - The Pediatrician's Personal Protector - Mallory Kane - 1 OCT
7. 🌞 set in a country other than where you live - Friction - Sandra Brown (Set in America. I'm from Ireland) - 8 OCT
8. 🌞 something sweet on the cover - Scornful Scones - Mildred Abbott - 1 OCT
9. 🌞 paranormal genre - Wild Hunger - Suzanne Wright - 12 OCT
10. 🌞 Reader's Choice - White Rabbit: The Fall - London Miller - 8 OCT

Outfox by Sandra Brown Private Security (The Delancey Dynasty, #4) by Mallory Kane If Looks Could Chill (Passion For Danger, #2) by Nina Bruhns Untamed Delights (The Phoenix Pack, #8) by Suzanne Wright An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks The Pediatrician's Personal Protector (The Delancey Dynasty, #3) by Mallory Kane Friction by Sandra Brown Scornful Scones (Cozy Corgi Mysteries #5) by Mildred Abbott Wild Hunger (The Phoenix Pack, #7) by Suzanne Wright White Rabbit The Fall (The Kingmaker Saga, #2) by London Miller


message 19: by Georgina (last edited Oct 13, 2019 07:03PM) (new)

Georgina Parkin (geosbookblog) | 251 comments Read 10/10

1. 'O' is for October. Read a book whose author's first name starts with 'O':
Thrill Me 11/10

2. Bird of the Month - Swan. Read a book where a character plays an instrument: Treasure Me 12/10

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors. Nalini Singh/Sherry Thomas. Read one book that is shelved as Romance: Throne of Truth 8/10

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month. Read a book that has a dog in the story: Trust Me 13/10

5.October is National Apple Month. Read a book that has a red cover: Heat 3/10

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month. Read a book with someone being kept safe: Commodity 4/10

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day. Read a book set in a country other than where you live: Praying for Rain 5/10

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day. Read a book with something sweet on the cover: The Deep End (honey) 1/10

9. October 31 is Halloween. Read a book from the paranormal genre: Blood Truth 10/10

10. Reader's Choice. Read any book of your choice: Deep Domination 14/10

Thrill Me (One Night with Sole Regret, #9) by Olivia Cunning Treasure Me (One Night with Sole Regret, #10) by Olivia Cunning Throne of Truth (Truth and Lies Duet, #2) by Pepper Winters Trust Me (One Night with Sole Regret, #11) by Olivia Cunning Heat (Elements of Chemistry, #2; Hypothesis, #1.2) by Penny Reid Commodity by Shay Savage Praying for Rain (The Rain Trilogy, #1) by B.B. Easton The Deep End (Honey, #1) by Kristen Ashley Blood Truth (Black Dagger Legacy, #4) by J.R. Ward Deep Domination (Bought by the Billionaire, #2) by Lili Valente


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JoAnne (joannemwct) | 257 comments Welcome Barbara, Sandra and Georgina!


message 21: by Jennie-Lee (last edited Oct 27, 2019 08:56PM) (new)

Jennie-Lee  (abookishwonderer) | 22 comments October Monthly Challenge
Duration: 1-31 October


Read 4/10

1. 'O' is for October: 🌞Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.
🎃Outlaw's Bride by Lori Copeland
Outlaw's Bride (The Western Sky Series, #1) by Lori Copeland

2. Bird of the Month - Swan: The Swan symbolizes grace and beauty on many levels. It is associated with love, music, and poetry. In Roman mythology the swan was sacred to Venus, the goddess of love. In Greek tradition, this bird was often pictured singing to a lyre.
🌞Read a book where someone plays an instrument
🎃 Roomies by Christina Lauren
Roomies by Christina Lauren

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:
Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh
Princess of Romance - Sherry Thomas
Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names.
🎃Visions of Heatby Nalini Singh
Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling #2) by Nalini Singh
✔️4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🌞Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover.
🎃 Mission to Protect by Terri Reed▪️10/13/2019▪️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Mission to Protect (Military K-9 Unit #1) by Terri Reed

5.October is National Apple Month
🌞Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover.
🎃Love Drunk Cowboy by Carolyn Brown
Love Drunk Cowboy (Spikes & Spurs, #1) by Carolyn Brown

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Every October, individuals from across the nation - and around the world - unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.
🌞Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line ORwith someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist
🎃 The Unclaimed Baby by Sherryl Woods
The Unclaimed Baby by Sherryl Woods

✔️7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞Read a book with a colorful cover
🎃A Leap of Faith by Lenora Worth▪️10/10/2019▪️⭐️⭐️⭐️
A Leap of Faith (Texas Hearts, #3) by Lenora Worth

✔️8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🌞Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).
🎃Strawberry Shortcake Murder by Joanne Fluke▪️10/5/2019▪️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Strawberry Shortcake Murder (Hannah Swensen, #2) by Joanne Fluke

✔️9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre.
🎃The Ghost and Mrs. Mewer by Krista Davis▪️10/27/2019▪️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Ghost and Mrs. Mewer (Paws and Claws Mystery, #2) by Krista Davis

10. Reader's Choice: 🌞Read any book of your choice
🎃Thirty Nights with a Highland Husband by Melissa Mayhue
Thirty Nights with a Highland Husband (Daughters of the Glen, #1) by Melissa Mayhue


message 22: by CB (last edited Oct 27, 2019 01:01PM) (new)

CB (cb33) | 1041 comments I’m in!

October Monthly Challenge
October 1 - 31st, 2019

Read 8/10


1. 'O' is for October:
🌞Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.

2. Bird of the Month - Swan
🌞Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover.
Mogul by Katy Evans (10/13/19) 3⭐️

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors: Nalini Singh and Sherry Thomas.
🌞Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names. You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.
Archangel's Prophecy by Nalini Singh (10/6/19) 4.5⭐️

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🌞Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover.
The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata (10/9/19) 4⭐️

5.October is National Apple Month
🌞Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover.

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month
🌞Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist
Wolf's Bane by Aimee Easterling (10/14/19) 2⭐️

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air.
Player's Ultimatum by Koko Brown (10/20/19) 4⭐️

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🌞Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).
Loathe Me by L.P. Lovell (10/15/19) 4⭐️

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre.
Maggie for Hire by Kate Danley (10/5/19) 3⭐️

10. Reader's Choice:
🌞Read any book of your choice
Winter's Heart by Robert Jordan(10/12/19) 3⭐️

Mogul (Manhattan, #2) by Katy Evans Archangel's Prophecy (Guild Hunter, #11) by Nalini Singh The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata Wolf's Bane (Moon Marked, #1) by Aimee Easterling Player's Ultimatum (Hands Off Series #1) by Koko Brown Loathe Me (Touch of Death #1) by L.P. Lovell Maggie for Hire (Maggie MacKay, Magical Tracker, #1) by Kate Danley Winter's Heart (Wheel of Time, #9) by Robert Jordan


message 23: by Sonja (last edited Nov 05, 2019 11:11AM) (new)

Sonja (sonjac) | 1032 comments I’m in for 5 again!

🌞3/5 Read
1. 'O' is for October: Falling for the Movie Star by Jean Oram DNF
2. Bird of the Month - Swan Spellbound Falls (beautiful cover) DNF
3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors: Glory in Death (romance, mystery)
4. October is Adopt A Dog Month: Dragonshadow (animal in story)
5.October is National Apple Month: The Jewel of St. Petersburg (red cover)
6. October is Bullying Prevention Month: The Viscount Who Loved Me: The Epilogue II (children/teens) ★★★
7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day: The Most Improper Miss Sophie Valentine (set in other country) ★★★★
8. October 28 is Chocolate Day: The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris (chocolate/food) or The Bad Miss Bennet (brown cover)
9. October 31 is Halloween: The Bookish Life of Nina Hill (hiding/fall colors) ★★★★
10. Reader's Choice: A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder

Falling for the Movie Star (The Summer Sisters, #1) by Jean Oram Spellbound Falls (Spellbound Falls #1) by Janet Chapman Glory in Death (In Death, #2) by J.D. Robb Dragonshadow (Heartstone, #2) by Elle Katharine White The Jewel of St. Petersburg (The Russian Concubine, #0) by Kate Furnivall The Viscount Who Loved Me The Epilogue II (Bridgertons, #2.5) by Julia Quinn The Most Improper Miss Sophie Valentine (Sydney Dovedale, #1) by Jayne Fresina The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris by Jenny Colgan / The Bad Miss Bennet by Jean Burnett The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder (A Countess of Harleigh Mystery, #1) by Dianne Freeman


message 24: by Elaine (last edited Oct 23, 2019 02:13AM) (new)

Elaine | 217 comments Monthly Challenge ~ October 1st - 31st.

Read 10/10

1. 'O' is for October: One for the Rogue Charis Michaels 4☆ 12/10/19
2. Beautiful cover: Waiting for a Rogue Like You Samantha Holt 4☆ 2/10/19
3. Published 2008: Let Sleeping Rogues Lie Sabrina Jeffries 5☆ 7/10/19
4. Animal cover: The Bluestocking Christi Caldwell 5☆ 3/10/19
5. Red cover: Ravishing in Red Madeline Hunter 4☆ 4/10/19
6. Children in story: A Duke In Need Of A Wife Annie Burrows 5☆ 14/10/19
7. Colourful cover: Marry in Scandal Anne Gracie 5☆ 9/10/19
8. Brown cover: Lady Concealed Jane Charles 5☆ 16/10/19
9. Character/mask: Masquerade: A Regency Romance Merryn Allingham 3☆ 17/10/19
10. Readers Choice: Winning the Earl of Winchester Jillian Eaton 5☆ 23/10/19

One for the Rogue (The Bachelor Lords of London, #3) by Charis Michaels Waiting for a Rogue Like You (Rogues of Redmere) by Samantha Holt Let Sleeping Rogues Lie (School for Heiresses, #4) by Sabrina Jeffries The Bluestocking (Wicked Wallflowers, #4) by Christi Caldwell Ravishing in Red (The Rarest Blooms, #1) by Madeline Hunter A Duke In Need Of A Wife by Annie Burrows Marry in Scandal (Marriage of Convenience, #2) by Anne Gracie Lady Concealed (Tenacious Trents Novel) by Jane Charles Masquerade A Regency Romance (Allingham Regency Classics Book 3) by Merryn Allingham Winning the Earl of Winchester (Secret Wallflower Society Book 1) by Jillian Eaton


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message 26: by Pam from Maine (last edited Oct 26, 2019 05:52PM) (new)

Pam from Maine | 377 comments October Monthly Challenge
October 1 - 31, 2019

1. 'O' is for October:
🌞Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'. Our Options Have Changed (On Hold, #1) by Julia Kent by Julia Kent

2. Bird of the Month - Swan: The Swan symbolizes grace and beauty on many levels. It is associated with love, music, and poetry. In Roman mythology the swan was sacred to Venus, the goddess of love. In Greek tradition, this bird was often pictured singing to a lyre.
🌞Read a book has something or someone beautiful on the cover. Beautiful Burn (The Maddox Brothers, #4) by Jamie McGuire 10/12

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:
Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh Rock Hard (Rock Kiss, #2) by Nalini Singh 10/10

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🌞Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover. Still Life (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #1) by Louise Penny 10/14

5.October is National Apple Month
🌞Read a book with a story line involving farming or ranching Moonbeam & Roses by Stephanie Payne Hurt takes place on a horse ranch 10/13

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Every October, individuals from across the nation - and around the world - unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.
🌞Read a book with children or teens in the story line
Book: Match Me If You Can (Chicago Stars, #6) by Susan Elizabeth Phillips by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Read: 10/3
Rating: 5 stars
How it Fits: 3 year old Pippi is one of my favorites characters in this book!!!

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞Read a book set in a country other than where you live The Cliff House by Amanda Jennings set it Cornwall United Kingdom 10/6


8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🌞Read a book with a chocolate (brown) Borrowed Horses by Sian Griffiths 10/7

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞Read a book a book from the paranormal genre. Chasing Payne (Therian Agents Book 1) by Chantel Seabrook 10/11

10. Reader's Choice: Tall, Tatted and Tempting (The Reed Brothers, #1) by Tammy Falkner 10/16
🌞Read any book of your choice


Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (shuga) | 1070 comments October Monthly Challenge
October 1 - 31, 2019

1. 'O' is for October:
🌞Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.

2. Bird of the Month - Swan: The Swan symbolizes grace and beauty on many levels. It is associated with love, music, and poetry. In Roman mythology the swan was sacred to Venus, the goddess of love. In Greek tradition, this bird was often pictured singing to a lyre.
🌞Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover.

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:
Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh
Princess of Romance - Sherry Thomas
Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names. Link to backlists: Nalini Singh, Sherry Thomas.

Fun Facts about Sherry Thomas:
* Sherry immigrated from China at age 13
* English is her second language.
* She has published books in the genres of romance, fantasy, mystery, and a wuxia-inspired duology
* She published her first novel in 2008
* She's a two-time winner of the prestigious RITA® Award.

You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🌞Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover.

5.October is National Apple Month
🌞Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover.

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Every October, individuals from across the nation - and around the world - unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.
🌞Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover
OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air.

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🌞Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre.

10. Reader's Choice:
🌞Read any book of your choice


message 28: by FAQs (new)

FAQs (ladyq0) | 3 comments I'm going to try to keep up and join the challenge for October :)

JoAnne wrote: "October Monthly Challenge
October 1 - 31, 2019

1. 'O' is for October:
🌞Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.

2. Bird of the Month - Swan: ..."



message 29: by Christine (last edited Oct 28, 2019 06:37PM) (new)

Christine (KizzieReads) (kizzie48) | 100 comments I'm in.

...6/10

1. 'O' is for October: 🌞 One Night With Her Boss by Alison Roberts October 27, 3 stars

2. Bird of the Month - Swan: The Swan symbolizes grace and beauty on many levels. It is associated with love, music, and poetry. In Roman mythology the swan was sacred to Venus, the goddess of love. In Greek tradition, this bird was often pictured singing to a lyre. 🌞Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover.

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) : Angels' Blood by Nalini Singh October 22, 5 stars

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month 🌞 Animal Attraction by Jill Shalvis October 12, 5 stars

5.October is National Apple Month 🌞 The Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs October 19, 4 stars

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Every October, individuals from across the nation - and around the world - unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying. 🌞Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day 🌞 The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook October 7, 4 stars

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day 🌞Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).

9. October 31 is Halloween: 🌞 Knit One, Kill Two by Maggie Sefton October 26, 5 stars

10. Reader's Choice: 🌞Read any book of your choice

One Night With Her Boss by Alison Roberts [2] Angels' Blood (Guild Hunter, #1) by Nalini Singh Animal Attraction (Animal Magnetism, #2) by Jill Shalvis The Apple Orchard (Bella Vista Chronicles, #1) by Susan Wiggs [6] The Iron Duke (Iron Seas, #1) by Meljean Brook [8] Knit One, Kill Two (A Knitting Mystery, #1) by Maggie Sefton [10]


Mamacita aka MawMaw  (mamawantsbedtimestory) | 766 comments 🎃 Mama's October Challenge 🍁
🎃 October 1 - 31, 2019 🍂

🦇 Read 0/10 🦇


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1. 'O' is for October:
🎃 Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.

2. Bird of the Month - Swan: The Swan symbolizes grace and beauty on many levels. It is associated with love, music, and poetry. In Roman mythology the swan was sacred to Venus, the goddess of love. In Greek tradition, this bird was often pictured singing to a lyre.
🎃 Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover.

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors: 🎃
Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh
Princess of Romance - Sherry Thomas
Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names. Link to backlists: Nalini Singh, Sherry Thomas.

Fun Facts about Sherry Thomas:
* Sherry immigrated from China at age 13
* English is her second language.
* She has published books in the genres of romance, fantasy, mystery, and a wuxia-inspired duology
* She published her first novel in 2008
* She's a two-time winner of the prestigious RITA® Award.

You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🎃 Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover.

5.October is National Apple Month
🎃 Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover.

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Every October, individuals from across the nation - and around the world - unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.
🎃 Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🎃 Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover
OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air.

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🎃 Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🎃 Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre.

10. Reader's Choice:
🎃 Read any book of your choice




message 31: by Jessica (last edited Oct 31, 2019 01:03PM) (new)

Jessica | 140 comments I'm in as well... couldn't resist because of the chocolate task!

Duration:
October 1 - 31, 2019

Rules:
add date read

Read:
10/10


1. 'O' is for October:
🌞Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'. --> Her Adoring SEAL by Caitlyn O'Leary, read 15 Oct. 2019 ✔

2. Bird of the Month - Swan:
🌞Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover. --> Deadly Intent by Pamela Clare ✔

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:
Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names. You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award. --> Allegiance of Honor by Nalini Singh, read 3 Oct. 2019 ✔

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🌞Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover. --> Throwaway by Heather Huffman, read 6 Oct. 2019 ✔

5. October is National Apple Month
🌞Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover. --> Mindset: Changing The Way You think To Fulfil Your Potential by Carol S. Dweck, read 23 Oct. 2019 ✔

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month:
🌞Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist --> All The Things We Lost by Kayla Tirrell, read 4 Oct. 2019 ✔

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover
OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air. --> Turtle Reef by Jennifer Scoullar ✔

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🌞Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation). --> Healing Her Cowboy by Kay Lyons, read 8 Oct. 2019 ✔

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre. --> See Me by Nicholas Sparks, read 28 Oct. 2019 ✔

10. Reader's Choice:
🌞Read any book of your choice --> Untouched by Melody Grace, read 14 Oct. 2019 ✔

Her Adoring SEAL (Midnight Delta, #3) by Caitlyn O'Leary Deadly Intent (I-Team, #8) by Pamela Clare Allegiance of Honor (Psy-Changeling #15) by Nalini Singh Throwaway by Heather Huffman Mindset Changing The Way You think To Fulfil Your Potential by Carol S. Dweck All The Things We Lost (River Valley Lost & Found, #1) by Kayla Tirrell Turtle Reef (The Wild Australia Stories Book 4) by Jennifer Scoullar Healing Her Cowboy (Montana Secrets #1) by Kay Lyons See Me by Nicholas Sparks Untouched (Beachwood Bay, #0.5) by Melody Grace


.•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*•. Christine .•*¨`*•✿ ✿•*¨`*• | 474 comments October Monthly Challenge

Completed 10/10


✔️1. 'O' is for October: 🌞Read a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.

Drilled A Novel by Opal Carew Drilled: A Novel by Opal Carew - 05/10/2019

✔️2. Bird of the Month - Swan: 🌞Read a book that has someone beautiful on the cover.

Unbeloved (Undeniable, #4) by Madeline Sheehan Unbeloved by Madeline Sheehan - 04/10/2019

✔️3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors: Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh 🌞Read one book written by Nalini Singh

Wolf Rain (Psy-Changeling Trinity, #3; Psy-Changeling, #18) by Nalini Singh Wolf Rain by Nalini Singh - 04/10/2019

✔️4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month 🌞Read a book that has an animal on the cover.

Charming (Seven, #6.5; Mageriverse #13) by Dannika Dark Charming by Dannika Dark - 10/10/2019

✔️5.October is National Apple Month🌞Read a book that has a red cover

The Earl Takes All (The Hellions of Havisham, #2) by Lorraine Heath The Earl Takes All by Lorraine Heath - 07/10/2019

✔️6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - 🌞Read a book with someone being kept safe

Undeniable (Undeniable, #1) by Madeline Sheehan Undeniable by Madeline Sheehan - 01/10/2019

✔️7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day 🌞Read a book set in a country other than where you live

Unbeautifully (Undeniable, #2) by Madeline Sheehan Unbeautifully by Madeline Sheehan - 02/10/2019

✔️8. October 28 is Chocolate Day 🌞Read a book with something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).

The Deep End (Honey, #1) by Kristen Ashley The Deep End by Kristen Ashley - 07/10/2019

✔️9. October 31 is Halloween: 🌞Read a book where characters wear a mask

Falling Into Bed with a Duke (The Hellions of Havisham, #1) by Lorraine Heath Falling Into Bed with a Duke by Lorraine Heath - 06/10/2019

✔️10. Reader's Choice: 🌞Read any book of your choice

Unattainable (Undeniable, #3) by Madeline Sheehan Unattainable by Madeline Sheehan - 03/10/2019


message 33: by Cyliena (last edited Oct 26, 2019 08:55AM) (new)

Cyliena | 230 comments I'm in!

Completed: 10/10

✔ 1. 'O' is for October: The Keys to my Diary: Marina (10/23) 3★
✔ 2. Bird of the Month - Swan: Dark Matters (10/21) 3★
✔ 3. FAC - Nalini Singh & Sherry Thomas: Dukes, Actually (10/19) 4★
✔ 4. Adopt a Dog Month: Pets in Space® 4 (10/18) 5★
✔ 5. National Apple Month: Dark Deeds (10/20) 4★
✔ 6. Bullying Prevention Month: Davenport Harbor (10/8) 3★
✔ 7. Balloons Around the World Day: Once Upon a Maiden Lane (10/22) 3★
✔ 8. Chocolate Day: Birthday Girl (10/7) 4★
✔ 9. Halloween: The Widow of Rose House (10/5) 4★
✔ 10. Reader's Choice: Centurion (10/22) 4★


The Keys to my Diary Marina by Ann Omasta Dark Matters (Class 5, #4) by Michelle Diener Dukes, Actually (12 Dukes of Christmas # 5) by Erica Ridley Pets in Space 4 (Pets in Space Anthologies #4) by S.E. Smith Dark Deeds (Class 5, #2) by Michelle Diener Davenport Harbor (Six Degrees #3) by Mayra Statham Once Upon a Maiden Lane (Maiden Lane, #12.5) by Elizabeth Hoyt Birthday Girl by Penelope Douglas The Widow of Rose House by Diana Biller Centurion (Galactic Gladiators House of Rone, #3) by Anna Hackett


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message 34: by Erin (last edited Oct 29, 2019 09:36AM) (new)

Erin **Coffee and Book Addict** (coffeebookaddict) | 48 comments In it to win it!

7/10

🌞 1. 'O' is for October: Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.
One Night with a Billionaire 10/28/19

🌞 2. Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover.
Dragonsong 10/8/2019

🌞 3. Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names. You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.
Jane Eyre 10/17/19

🌞 4. Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover.
Forest of Secrets 10/1/19

🌞 5. Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover.
Wild Cowboy Ways 10/21/19

6. Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist

🌞 7. Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air.
A Duty to the Dead 10/2/19

8. Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).
One Day at a Time

9. Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre.
The Vampire's Toy

🌞10. Read any book of your choice
Stay 8/23/19


message 35: by JoAnne (last edited Oct 20, 2019 07:35AM) (new)

JoAnne | 1061 comments RRRC October Monthly Challenge
Read: 10

1. 'O' is for October:

🌞Read a book that starts with 'O'.
One True Loves Taylor Jenkins Reid 10/1/19

2. Bird of the Month - Swan:
🌞Read a book where a character plays an instrument.
Finn Beckett M.J. Fields 10/9/19

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:
Read a Romance.
Wife for Hire Janet Evanovich 10/15/19

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🌞Read a book that has a dog in the story.
Pickles The Islanders Meg Mitchell Moore 10/7/19

5. October is National Apple Month
🌞 Read a book with something round on the cover.
Dragon Necklace Fade Out (The Morganville Vampires, #7) by Rachel Caine Fade Out Rachel Caine 10/17/19

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month
🌞 Read a book where someone has been bullied.
The House of Closed Doors Jane Steen 10/4/19

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞 Read a book with a colorful cover.
Alaska Wild by Helena Newbury Alaska Wild Helena Newbury 10/13/19

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🌞Read a book where a character is involved in a food industry.
Wrapped Up in You Jill Shalvis 10/3/19

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞Read a book set at Halloween.
Trick Or Treat Murder Leslie Meier 10/12/19

10. Reader's Choice:
🌞Read any book of your choice.
The Trouble with Goodbye Sarra Cannon 10/10/19


message 36: by Diane (last edited Oct 12, 2019 08:50PM) (new)

Diane Dannenfeldt | 400 comments 10/10 read

Finished 10/12/19

1. 'O' is for October: Taste by Hawke Oakley - 10/11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

2. Read a book set with a Greek character: Yanni's Story by N.R. Walker - 10/12 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors: Archangel's War by Nalini Singh - 10/4 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

4. Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story: Foxy Mates by Jacki James - 10/10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

5. Read a book involving farming or ranching: Lucky Break by A.M. Arthur - 10/9 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

6. Read a book with children or teens in the story line: T.A.G. You're Seen by A.G. Carothers - 10/6 ⭐️⭐️⭐️

7. Read a book set in a country other than where you live: Rule Breaker by Lily Morton (USA vs England) - 10/11 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

8. Read a character is involved in a food industry: Help Wanted by Alison Hendricks - 10/2 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

9. Read a book from the paranormal genre: Mastering the Flames by S.J. Himes - 10/8 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

10. Reader's Choice: Tallowwood by N.R. Walker - 10/3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


message 37: by Kesha (last edited Oct 27, 2019 04:19PM) (new)

Kesha | 705 comments October Monthly Challenge
Read: 8/9


1. 'O' is for October: Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.


2. Bird of the Month - Swan: Read a book where a character plays an instrument.
Soaring on Love - Joy Avery 10-16-19

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors: Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh & Princess of Romance - Sherry Thomas. Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names. You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.


4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month: Read a book that has a dog in the story.
The Aussie Next Door - Stefanie London 10-9-19

5.October is National Apple Month: Read a book with a story line involving farming or ranching.
Ready for the Rancher - Zuri Day 10-27-19

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month: Read a book with someone being kept safe.
Reunited by the Badge - Deborah Fletcher Mello 10-24-19


7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day: Read a book set in a country other than where you live.
Cheeky Prince - Nana Malone 10-26-19

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day: Read a book with something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).
Birthday Witch by Billie Dale Birthday Witch - Billie Dale 10-17-19

9. October 31 is Halloween: Read a book from the paranormal genre.
Cowboy in Wolf's Clothing Kait Ballenger 10-15-19

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice
What the Heart Wants & Sealed with a Kiss - Donna Hill 10-21-19


message 38: by ^ Katie ^ (last edited Oct 05, 2019 11:44AM) (new)

^ Katie ^ (prisimsquare) | 1 comments I'm in! Excited

Dates: 1st October to 31st October
2/5 Completed


1. 'O' is for October:
🌞
Read a book that starts with 'O' Finish reading this book
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

2.
🌞
Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character
Awaken Me (Connected, #1) by E.M. Sky

3.
🌞
Read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery
Wake (Wake, #1) by Lisa McMann OR Perfect Chemistry (Perfect Chemistry, #1) by Simone Elkeles Re-read because I've been dying to read it again

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🌞
Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story
Death at SeaWorld Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity by David Kirby

5.October is National Apple Month
🌞
Read a book that has a red cover.
An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Every October, individuals from across the nation - and around the world - unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.
🌞
Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson Re-read because it's been years since I've enjoyed this gem!

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞
Read a book with a colourful cover OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air.
It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🌞
Read a book that has a chocolate (brown) cover
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Since a new remake is coming out soon

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞 Read a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding"
The Outsider (Holly Gibney, #1) by Stephen King

10. Reader's Choice:
🌞
Read any book of your choice
Will pick at a later time. Probably a romance.

You can choose any number of categories depending on your reading speed, book availability and/or time commitment.

When posting your challenge progress, please make sure to put the date/s when you finished your book/s.

Upon completion, please repost your challenge as it helps when updating, plus we all want to see all the pretty books you've read! You may update your original challenge as you go or repost if you choose.


message 39: by Amanda A (last edited Oct 20, 2019 12:32PM) (new)

Amanda A (carolinabookworm) | 764 comments October Monthly Challenge
Completed: 10/10


1. 'O' is for October: One Cruel Night by K.A. Linde 10/18
2. Bird of the Month - Swan: Rock the Boat by Gia Riley 10/9
3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors: Ice Storm by Anne Stuart 10/9
4. Adopt A Dog Month: Bad to the Bone by Roxanne St. Claire 10/5
5. National Apple Month: You'll Think of Me by Robin Lee Hatcher 10/11
6. Bullying Prevention Month: Darkness Dawns by Dianne Duvall 10/4
7. Balloons Around the World Day: A Duke Changes Everything by Christy Carlyle 10/7
8. October 28 is Chocolate Day: Nothing But Trouble by Amy Andrews 10/4
9. October 31 is Halloween: Santa Paws is Coming to Town by Roxanne St. Claire 10/5
10. Reader's Choice: Fall for Me by Sydney Landon 10/1

One Cruel Night (Cruel, #0.5) by K.A. Linde Rock the Boat (Midnight Fate, #1) by Gia Riley Ice Storm (Ice, #4) by Anne Stuart Bad to the Bone (The Dogfather, #4) by Roxanne St. Claire You'll Think of Me (Thunder Creek #1) by Robin Lee Hatcher Darkness Dawns (Immortal Guardians, #1) by Dianne Duvall A Duke Changes Everything (The Duke's Den, #1) by Christy Carlyle Nothing But Trouble (Credence, Colorado #1) by Amy Andrews Santa Paws is Coming to Town (The Dogfather, #3.5) by Roxanne St. Claire Fall for Me (Danvers, #3) by Sydney Landon


message 40: by Michele (last edited Oct 27, 2019 04:42AM) (new)

Michele | 54 comments October Monthly Challenge
Completed: 10/10 - Finished 10/27/19

1. 'O' is for October:
Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'. One Man by Lisa Renee Jones - 10/25/19 (4*)

2. Bird of the Month - Swan - Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover. Perfect Strangers by J.T. Geissinger - 10/26/19 (5*)

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:
You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.
Ice Hard by Tracy Goodwin - 10/7/19 (4*)

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover. Stealing Her by Rachel Van Dyken - 10/25/19 (5*)

5.October is National Apple Month
Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover. The Swallows by Lisa Lutz - 10/22/19 (4*)

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month
Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist Down Too Deep by J. Daniels - 10/4/19 (4 1/2*)

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air. Wanderlove by Rachel Blaufeld - 10/19/19 (4 1/2*)

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).
Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren - 10/19/19 (4 1/2*)

9. October 31 is Halloween:
Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre. Holidate by Monica Murphy - 10/14/19 (5*)

10. Reader's Choice:
Read any book of your choice Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes - 10/16/19 (5*)

One Man (Naked Trilogy, #1) by Lisa Renee Jones Perfect Strangers by J.T. Geissinger Ice Hard (New York Nighthawks, #2) by Tracy Goodwin Stealing Her (Covet, #1) by Rachel Van Dyken The Swallows by Lisa Lutz Down Too Deep (Dirty Deeds, #4) by J. Daniels Wanderlove by Rachel Blaufeld Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren Holidate (Dating, #3) by Monica Murphy Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes


message 41: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 257 comments Welcome one and all. So glad you could join me on my first challenge that I'm hosting.

Welcome
Jennie-Lee
CB
Sonja
Elaine
Mountain Kat
Pam from Maine
Sallie (Georgia Girl)
FA
Christine
Mamacita
Jessica
Christine (with lots of art surrounding your name)
Karen
Cyliena
Erin
JoAnne
Diane
Kesha
Katie
Amanda A
Michele

Hope I didn't miss anyone!


message 42: by Ro (last edited Oct 27, 2019 06:36AM) (new)

Ro (rooc) | 50 comments done!

1. 'O' is for October:
Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'. The One That Broke Free

2. Bird of the Month - Winning Bracket

3. The Beary Best Holiday Party Ever

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
Finders Keepers

5.October is National Apple Month
The Christmas Divorce

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Stick and Poke

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞Weekend at Bigfoot's

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day Clueless Cabot

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞The MaskR

10. Reader's Choice:
🌞The Captain's Flirty Fireworks


message 43: by Rima (last edited Oct 22, 2019 04:17PM) (new)

Rima (zibute) | 4 comments 9/10

1. 'O' is for October: One Night by Aleatha Romig Oct 4
2. Bird of the Month - Swan: Just Like Heaven by Julia Quinn Oct 19
3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC): A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas Oct 10
4. October is Adopt A Dog Month: Animal Magnetism by Jill Shalvis Oct 6
5. October is National Apple Month: You Can Have Manhattan by P. Dangelico Oct 23
6. October is Bullying Prevention Month: Not So Nice Guy by R.S. Grey Oct 15
7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day: When a Rake Falls by Sally Orr Oct 3
8. October 28 is Chocolate Day: Plus One by Mae Wood Oct 11
9. October 31 is Halloween: The Kiss Thief by L.J. Shen
10. Reader's Choice: Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore Oct 12

One Night (Lighter Ones, #3) by Aleatha Romig Just Like Heaven (Smythe-Smith Quartet, #1) by Julia Quinn A Study in Scarlet Women (Lady Sherlock, #1) by Sherry Thomas Animal Magnetism (Animal Magnetism, #1) by Jill Shalvis You Can Have Manhattan by P. Dangelico Not So Nice Guy by R.S. Grey When a Rake Falls (The Rake's Handbook, #2) by Sally Orr Plus One (Pig & Barley, #3) by Mae Wood The Kiss Thief by L.J. Shen Bringing Down the Duke (A League of Extraordinary Women, #1) by Evie Dunmore


message 44: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne (joannemwct) | 257 comments Welcome Lucy, Rena, Rima

Kudos to everyone who plans their reading for the month.


message 45: by Elizabeth (last edited Oct 03, 2019 08:00PM) (new)

Elizabeth | 174 comments 1. 'O' is for October:
🌞Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.One by One One by One by D.W. Gillespie 10/1/19 4 stars

2. Bird of the Month - Swan: The Swan symbolizes grace and beauty on many levels. It is associated with love, music, and poetry. In Roman mythology the swan was sacred to Venus, the goddess of love. In Greek tradition, this bird was often pictured singing to a lyre.
🌞Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover.The Shape of Night The Shape of Night by Tess Gerritsen
10/2/19 4 stars
3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:
Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh
Princess of Romance - Sherry Thomas
Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names. Link to backlists: Nalini Singh, Sherry Thomas.

Fun Facts about Sherry Thomas:
* Sherry immigrated from China at age 13
* English is her second language.
* She has published books in the genres of romance, fantasy, mystery, and a wuxia-inspired duology
* She published her first novel in 2008
* She's a two-time winner of the prestigious RITA® Award.

You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🌞Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover.

5.October is National Apple Month
🌞Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover.

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Every October, individuals from across the nation - and around the world - unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.
🌞Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🌞Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover
OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air.

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🌞Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🌞Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre.

10. Reader's Choice:
🌞Read any book of your choice


message 46: by Julianna (new)

Julianna (authorjuliannad) | 1709 comments I'm in for 7 this month.


message 47: by LaurLa (last edited Nov 01, 2019 06:10AM) (new)

LaurLa | 3256 comments October Monthly Challenge
October 2019

My September Monthly Challenge (msg 48)

10 of 10 Completed

The Other Woman (Dundee, Idaho, #7) by Brenda Novak A Lady by Midnight (Spindle Cove, #3) by Tessa Dare Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflowers, #1) by Lisa Kleypas The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog (Hank the Cowdog, #1) by John R. Erickson Her Cowboy Distraction (Cowboy Cafe, #1) by Carla Cassidy Not a Hero (Sons of the Survivalist, #1) by Cherise Sinclair Fatal Reckoning (Fatal, #14) by Marie Force Buns (Hudson Valley, #3) by Alice Clayton Home for the Holidays (Night Huntress, #6.5) by Jeaniene Frost Mine to Hold (Mine, #3) by Cynthia Eden

1. 'O' is for October ~ Read a book that starts with 'O'
🔹The Other Woman ~ Brenda Novak ~ 10.06 ★★★★

2. Bird of the Month ~ Swan ~ Read a book where a character plays an instrument
🔹A Lady by Midnight ~ Tessa Dare ~ 10.16 ★★★★

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors: Nalini Singh and Sherry Thomas ~ Read one book by any author who has won a RITA award
🔹Secrets of a Summer Night ~ Lisa Kleypas ~ 10.02 ★★★★

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month ~ Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story
🔹The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog ~ John R. Erickson ~ 10.10 ★★★

5. October is National Apple Month ~ Read a book with a story line involving farming or ranching
🔹Her Cowboy Distraction ~ Carla Casssidy ~ 10.19 ★★★★

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month ~ Read a book with someone being kept safe
🔹Not a Hero ~ Cherise Sinclair ~ 10.29 ★★★★

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day ~ Read a book with a colorful cover
🔹Fatal Reckoning ~ Marie Force ~ 10.18 ★★★★

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day ~ Read a book where a character is involved in a food industry
🔹Buns ~ Alice Clayton ~ 10.27 ★★★★

9. October 31 is Halloween ~ Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday
🔹Home for the Holidays ~ Jeaniene Frost ~ 10.26 ★★★★

10. Reader's Choice ~ Read any book of your choice
🔹Mine to Hold ~ Cynthia Eden ~ 10.14 ★★★


message 48: by Kristen (last edited Oct 31, 2019 06:24PM) (new)

Kristen (kristenlees) | 859 comments October Monthly Challenge
October 1 - 31, 2019

Progress: 10/10


1. Book starts with O - Operation Atonement by Talia Hibbert - Oct 20 ★★★★

2. Something or someone beautiful on the cover - Ride with Me by Ruthie Knox - Oct 11 ★★★★

3. Nalini Singh - Shield of Winter by Nalini Singh - Oct 31 ★★★★

4. Animal in the story (dog) - Love on Lexington Avenue by Lauren Layne - Oct 25 ★★★★

5. Something round on the cover -Closer by Kylie Scott- Oct 15 ★★★★

6. Someone being kept safe - Dangerous Desires by J.T. Geissinger - Oct 30 ★★★

7. Colourful cover - Open House by Ruby Lang - Oct 17 ★★★

8. Food industry - Baking Me Crazy by Karla Sorensen - Oct 18 ★★★

9. Paranormal genre - For I Have Sinned by Darynda Jones - Oct 15 ★★★★★

10. Reader's Choice - Always with You by Talia Hibbert - Oct 20 ★★★★


message 49: by Susan (last edited Oct 05, 2019 11:55AM) (new)

Susan (scoutmomskf) | 1644 comments 3/10



1. 'O' is for October:
🎃 Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.

2. Bird of the Month - Swan: The Swan symbolizes grace and beauty on many levels. It is associated with love, music, and poetry. In Roman mythology the swan was sacred to Venus, the goddess of love. In Greek tradition, this bird was often pictured singing to a lyre.
🎃 Read a book set in Greece OR with a Greek character OR where a character plays an instrument OR has something or someone beautiful on the cover.

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) authors:
Queen of Romance - Nalini Singh
Princess of Romance - Sherry Thomas
Read one book written by Nalini Singh or Sherry Thomas, or any author with either of their first or last names. Link to backlists: Nalini Singh, Sherry Thomas.

Fun Facts about Sherry Thomas:
* Sherry immigrated from China at age 13
* English is her second language.
* She has published books in the genres of romance, fantasy, mystery, and a wuxia-inspired duology
* She published her first novel in 2008
* She's a two-time winner of the prestigious RITA® Award.

🎃 You may also read a book set in China or with a character where English is their second language. You can also read any book published in 2008, or that is shelved as Romance, Fantasy or Mystery or a book by any author who has won a RITA award.

4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month
🎃 Read a book that has a dog or other animal in the story OR includes best friends (Man's best friend...) OR a person who does volunteer work OR an animal on the cover.

5.October is National Apple Month
🎃 Read a book where the characters go apple picking OR a story line involving farming or ranching OR has a red cover OR something round on the cover.

6. October is Bullying Prevention Month - Every October, individuals from across the nation - and around the world - unite in a campaign to keep all youth safe from bullying.
🎃 Read a book where someone has been bullied OR with children or teens in the story line OR with someone being kept safe OR with a teacher, social worker or psychologist

7. October 3 is Balloons Around the World Day
🎃 Read a book where someone goes on a hot air balloon ride OR with a colorful cover
OR set in a country other than where you live OR a character who is filled with hot air.

8. October 28 is Chocolate Day
🎃 Read a book where chocolate is mentioned OR a character is involved in a food industry OR has a chocolate (brown) cover OR something sweet on the cover (your interpretation).
Wrapped Up in You - Jill Shalvis (HarperCollins - Sept 2019) (taco truck) - Oct 5

9. October 31 is Halloween:
🎃 Read a book set at Halloween or another holiday OR a book where characters wear a mask or costume or are otherwise disguised or "hiding" OR a book with a fall colors on the cover OR a book from the paranormal genre.
Cold Conspiracy - Cindi Myers (HI #1884 - Oct 2019) (costume party) - Oct 1

10. Reader's Choice:
🎃 Read any book of your choice
Patriot Games - Tom Clancy (Putnam - Aug 1987) - Oct 4


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Wrapped Up in You (Heartbreaker Bay, #8) by Jill Shalvis Cold Conspiracy (Eagle Mountain Murder Mystery Winter Storm Wedding #3) by Cindi Myers Patriot Games (Jack Ryan, #1; Jack Ryan Universe, #2) by Tom Clancy


message 50: by Sarah {The Bookish Knitter} (last edited Nov 01, 2019 08:06AM) (new)

Sarah {The Bookish Knitter} (sarahphalen) | 511 comments October 2019 Monthly Challenge
10/10 Read

✔ 1. 'O' is for October: All I Want For Christmas...: Christmas Kisses / Baring It All / A Hot December Night by Lori Wilde
🎧 October 28th, 2019 - ⭐⭐⭐

✔ 2. Bird of the Month - Swan: The First Lady and the Rebel by Susan Higginbotham
📖 October 3rd, 2019 - ⭐⭐⭐⭐1/2

✔ 3. Featured Author Challenge: A Merry Murder by Kate Kingsbury
📖 October 6th, 2019 - ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 4. October is Adopt A Dog Month or Adopt A Shelter Dog Month: The Cottage on Pumpkin and Vine by Kate Angell
📖 October 27th, 2019 - ⭐⭐⭐

✔ 5.October is National Apple Month: A Cowboy for Christmas by Sara Richardson
📖 October 31st, 2019 - ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 6. October is Bullying Prevention Month: The Uncompromising Lord Flint by Virginia Heath
📖 October 25th, 2019 - ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 7. October 3rd - Balloons Around the World Day: The Garden on Sparrow Street by Tilly Tennant
📖 October 15th, 2019 - ⭐⭐⭐⭐1/2

✔ 8. October 28th - Chocolate Day: The Candy Cane Caper by Josi S. Kilpack
📖 October 10th, 2019 - ⭐⭐⭐1/2

✔ 9. October 31st - Halloween: Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier
🎧 October 5th, 2019 - ⭐⭐⭐⭐

✔ 10. Reader's Choice: The Scrooge of Loon Lake by Carrie Nichols
📖 October 23rd, 2019 - ⭐⭐⭐⭐

All I Want For Christmas... Christmas Kisses / Baring It All / A Hot December Night by Lori WildeThe First Lady and the Rebel by Susan HigginbothamA Merry Murder (A Special Pennyfoot Hotel Myst Book 10) by Kate KingsburyThe Cottage on Pumpkin and Vine by Kate AngellA Cowboy for Christmas (Rocky Mountain Riders, #6) by Sara RichardsonThe Uncompromising Lord Flint (The King's Elite #2) by Virginia HeathThe Garden on Sparrow Street by Tilly Tennant The Candy Cane Caper by Josi S. KilpackJamaica Inn by Daphne du MaurierThe Scrooge of Loon Lake (Small-Town Sweethearts #4) by Carrie Nichols



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