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February 29 brings us an extra day this year -so we want to celebrate this leap year in NBRC style with a reading challenge! ( Why not? It's an extra day to read!)

Duration: one month from start date

Levels:
Leap: 1-8 books
Hop: 9-17 books
Jump: 18-26 books
Spring: 27 + books



Option #1- Spell out(*) the word " Leap Year"

Option #2- Complete as many tasks as you can from the list below: (tasks may be completed more than once)
★Read a book that has 29 in the page number ( i.e. -129, 229, 329, etc)
★Read a book that the title starts with L
★Read a book that is 4th in a series
★Read a book by an author that has written more than 29 books
★Read a book published in February ( of any year)
★Read a book with the word "leap " in the text
★Read a book that is #29 in a series or higher

Option #3- Mix & match- combine tasks from any or all of the options.

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

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








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message 5: by Mahi (last edited Mar 07, 2020 08:42PM) (new)

Mahi | 10 comments This will be my first challenge with NBRC!

Duration: February 1st-February 29th March 31st
Level: Jump: 18-26 books
Option: #3: Mix & Match

2/13/20: I've realized I've bitten off far more than I can chew. I would reduce the number of books I plan to read, but I actually really like these prompts so I'm just going to give myself a 1-month extension.

3/18
Shortest Way Home One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future by Pete Buttigieg The Lady's Guide to Celestial Mechanics (Feminine Pursuits, #1) by Olivia Waite Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

Book names without a check mark in front are simply ideas - I haven't read them!

L - The Lady's Guide to Celestial Mechanics
E - Tweet Cute by Emma Lord
A - A Man Called Ove
P - Shortest Way Home: One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future by Pete Buttigieg

Y - The Yellow Wallpaper
E - Emergency Skin, The Night Circus
A - And Only to Deceive
R - Girls Burn Brighter

🐸 Read a book that has 29 in the page number ( i.e. -129, 229, 329, etc) - Four Dead Queens
🐸 Read a book that the title starts with L - Life After Life
🐸 Read a book that is 4th in a series - Hogfather
🐸 Read a book by an author that has written more than 29 books - Maskerade
🐸 Read a book published in February (of any year)
~~~🐸 Feb 2016 - Salt to the Sea
~~~🐸 Feb 2012 - Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
~~~🐸 Feb 2008 - The Invention of Everything Else
~~~🐸 Feb 2004 - P.S. I Love You
🐸 Read a book with the word "leap " in the text - Soul Music
🐸 Read a book that is #29 in a series or higher - The Wee Free Men


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Welcome Mahi- enjoy your first NBRC challenge!


message 7: by Sherri (last edited Feb 17, 2020 08:14PM) (new)


message 8: by June (new)

June | 385 comments Leaping in with option 3

Target : 20 books

L
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A
P

Y
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A
R


Read a book with 29 in page number


Read a book that the title starts with L


Read a book that is 4th in a series


Read an author who has written more than 29 books


message 9: by Craterdweller (last edited Feb 10, 2020 07:31AM) (new)

Craterdweller | 11 comments I'm in.
Duration: Feb 1, 2020- Feb 29, 2020
Level: Leap: 1-8 books
Option: 3 Mix And Match
Read: 3/8
✓L - The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren
E
✔A - Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
P
Y
E
A
R
★Read a book that has 29 in the page number ( i.e. -129, 229, 329, etc)
★Read a book that the title starts with L
★Read a book that is 4th in a series
★Read a book by an author that has written more than 29 books
✔ ★Read a book published in February ( of any year) The Likely Resolutions of Oliver Clock Feb 2020
★Read a book with the word "leap " in the text
★Read a book that is #29 in a series or higher


message 10: by Meg (last edited Mar 21, 2020 07:14PM) (new)

Meg (makeli2) | 90 comments Leap Year 2020
02-06 to 03-05
Jump: 18-26 books

Option #2- Complete as many tasks as you can from the list below: (tasks may be completed more than once)

★Read a book that the title starts with L
Lowcountry Bonfire (Liz Talbot Mystery #6) by Susan M. Boyer Lowcountry Bonfire
Love and Murder in Savannah (The Southern Sleuth, #1) by Harper Lin Love and Murder in Savannah -- finished 03/02

★Read a book that is 4th in a series
Double Mint (Davis Way Crime Caper, #4) by Gretchen Archer Double Mint
A Catered Valentine's Day (A Mystery with Recipes, #4) by Isis Crawford A Catered Valentine's Day

★Read a book by an author that has written more than 29 books
Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham (Agatha Raisin, #8) by M.C. Beaton Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham (M C Beaton)
Cotillion by Georgette Heyer Cotillion (Georgette Heyer)
Campers and Spell Casters (Harper "Foxxy" Beck, #14) by Raven Snow Campers and Spell Casters (Raven Snow)
Gator Bait (Miss Fortune Mystery, #5) by Jana Deleon Gator Bait (Jana Deleon)
Foxes and Fatal Attraction (Madigan Amos Zoo Mystery #9) by Ruby Loren Foxes and Fatal Attraction (Ruby Loren)
Bound (The Witches of Doyle #1) by Kirsten Weiss Bound (Kirsten Weiss)
Agnes and the Hitman by Jennifer Crusie Agnes and the Hitman (Jennifer Crusie)
The Vanishing (Fogg Lake #1) by Jayne Ann Krentz The Vanishing (Jayne Ann Krentz)
The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot #1) by Agatha Christie The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Agatha Christie)

★Read a book published in February ( of any year)
Valentine Murder (Lucy Stone, #5) by Leslie Meier Valentine Murder

★Read a book with the word "leap " in the text
Uncle and Ants (Silicon Valley Mystery #1) by Marc Jedel Uncle and Ants
To Fudge or Not to Fudge (A Candy-Coated Mystery with Recipes) by Nancy CoCo To Fudge or Not to Fudge
The Dogfather (The Pampered Pets Series Book 10) by Sparkle Abbey The Dogfather
Reading Up a Storm A Lighthouse Library Mystery by Eva Gates Reading Up a Storm
How to Murder a Millionaire (Movie Club Mysteries #3) by Zara Keane How to Murder a Millionaire
A Flair for Beignets (Sadie Kramer Flair, #3) by Deborah Garner A Flair for Beignets
Divorce Can Be Deadly (Dr. Benjamin Bones Mysteries, #2) by Emma Jameson Divorce Can Be Deadly
Too Big to Miss An Odelia Grey Mystery (The Odelia Grey Mysteries Book 1) by Sue Ann Jaffarian Too Big to Miss

★Read a book that is #29 in a series or higher
Obsession in Death (In Death #40) by J.D. Robb Obssession in Death #40


message 11: by Cassandra (last edited Feb 29, 2020 09:50AM) (new)

Cassandra Struble | 76 comments I'm in! Leap Year, Jump level mix & match (4/15)
2/1-2/29
L- The Lies We Hide 2/3/20
E
A
P - The Perfect Smile 2/25/20
Y
E
A
R
★Read a book that has 29 in the page number ( i.e. -129, 229, 329, etc)
★Read a book that the title starts with L
★Read a book that is 4th in a series
✔ ★Read a book by an author that has written more than 29 books Once Shunned Blake Pierce 2/7/20
✔ ★Read a book published in February ( of any year) Impulse 2/10/20
★Read a book with the word "leap " in the text
★Read a book that is #29 in a series or higher


message 12: by Olivia (last edited Feb 28, 2020 11:22AM) (new)

Olivia | 8 comments This sound fun, defintly going to try this,
Level: 10 books
Option: #3: Mix & Match
4/02/2020 - 28/02/2020
10/10

L - Lord of the Bears by Kimber White - 4/02/2020
E - Hummingbird Lake by Emily March - 20/02/20
A -Alaska, with Loveby Sandrine Gasq-Dion - 23/02/2020
P -The General's Lover by Sandrine Gasq-Dion MC is James Pruitt - 25/02/2020

Y -
E -A Marked Man by Sandrine Gasq-Dion MC is Mateo Esposito - 22/02/2020
A -Russian Prey (assasin shifter series) by Sandrine Gasq-Dion - 26/02/2020
R -Babies in the Bargain by Mona Risk - 16/02/20

★Read a book that has 29 in the page number ( i.e. -129, 229, 329, etc)
★Read a book that the title starts with L
Lila's Loves by Laylah Roberts - 21/02/2020
★Read a book that is 4th in a series
Half Moon Rising by Sandrine Gasq-Dion 23/02/2020
★Read a book by an author that has written more than 29 books
For the Love of Caden by Sandrine Gasq-Dion - 24/02/2020
★Read a book published in February (of any year)
★Read a book that is #29 in a series or higher


message 13: by Savannah (new)

Savannah | 1 comments I’m going to try this!


message 14: by Angie (new)

Angie | 185 comments Leap Year Challenge
1-2/20 – 29/2/20
0/8


L
E
A
P
Y
E
A
R


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message 16: by KelB (last edited Mar 19, 2020 02:27PM) (new)

KelB (kelb24) | 19 comments I need a good spell-it-out challenge in my life so I'm going to take a LEAP ;-).

2/1/20 - 2/29/20...or 3/1/20 ☺
Leap Level: 1-8 books
Option: #1 - Spell it out

Read: 8/8 ✔

✔ L - Life's a Beach Then You Die by Falafel Jones - 2/17/20
✔E - The Color of Distance by Amy Thomson - 2/15/20
(Main Character: Juna aka Eerin)
✔A - Ayesha At Last by Uzma Jalaluddin - 2/4/20
✔P - Breath of Dust & Dawn by L. Penelope - 2/3/20

✔Y - You Saw Too Much by Jay Nadal - 3/1/20
✔E - Equivalent Exchange by Christina C. Jones - 2/18/20
✔A - Dear Haiti, Love Alaine by Maika Moulite - 2/25/20
✔R - Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron - 2/23/20

Life's a Beach Then You Die by Falafel Jones The Color of Distance by Amy Thomson Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin Breath of Dust & Dawn (Earthsinger Chronicles, #1.5) by L. Penelope - You Saw Too Much (Lori Turner, #1) by Jay Nadal Equivalent Exchange (Night Shift) by Christina C. Jones Dear Haiti, Love Alaine by Maika Moulite Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron


message 17: by Deanie (last edited Feb 25, 2020 06:32PM) (new)

Deanie Nelder | 110 comments Deanie's Leap Year Challenge
Goal: Spring - 1/27 (part 1 - 7/8, part 2 - 21/21)
OPTION #3 - Combo

Books without a check mark and date read are books I'm planning to read but haven't finished yet.

Option #1- Spell out(*) the word " Leap Year"
✔L - Leashed by Zoe Dawson - 2/4/2020
✔E - Embark by K.M. Shea - 2/6/2020
✔A - Bickering Birds by Mildred Abbott
✔P - The Princess Search: A Retelling of The Ugly Duckling by Melanie Cellier

Y
✔E - Enchanted by K.M. Shea - 2/4/2020
✔A - They Do It with Mirrors by Agatha Christie - 2/19/2020
✔R - Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse - 2/15/2020


Option #2- Complete as many tasks as you can from the list.
★Read a book that has 29 in the page number ( i.e. -129, 229, 329, etc)
Last Scene Alive by Charlaine Harris (229 pages) - 2/15/2020

★Read a book that the title starts with L
The Librarian's Vampire Assistant by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff - 2/4/2020
The Librarian's Vampire Assistant 2 by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff - 2/6/2020
The Librarian's Vampire Assistant, Book 3 by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff - 2/21/2020
The Librarian's Vampire Assistant, Book 4 by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff
The Library of Lost and Found by Phaedra Patrick - 2/12/2020
Lions and the Living Dead by Ruby Loren - 2/16/2020


★Read a book that is 4th in a series
Savage Sourdough by Mildred Abbott - 2/9/2020
Grandma Got Run Over By A Demon by Olivia Jaymes - 2/15/2020
The Professor Woos The Witch by Kristen Painter - 2/17/2020

★Read a book by an author that has written more than 29 books
The Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan - 2/16/2020
Captivated by Nora Roberts - 2/21/2020
Entranced by Nora Roberts - 2/22/2020
Charmed by Nora Roberts - 2/22/2020

★Read a book published in February ( of any year)
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard - 2/15/2020 (published February 2015)
The Dragon Finds Forever by Kristen Painter - 2/21/2020 (published February 2017)
An Unnatural Beanstalk by Brittany Fichter - 2/12/2020 (published February 2018)

★Read a book with the word "leap " in the text
A Tale of Beauty and Beast by Melanie Cellier - 2/1/2020 - "A soft sound from the other side of the entryway mad me leap to my feet" (p. 21)
The Wendy by Erin Michelle Sky and Steven Brown - 2/15/2020 - "It took every ounce of Wendy's self-discipline not to shove her chair back away from him and leap to her feet..." (l. 2861)
The Vampire's Priceless Treasure by Kristen Painter - 2/14/2020
"...her leap fueled by adrenaline as the snarls of wolves filled the cathedral." (l. 2805)

★Read a book that is #29 in a series or higher
Obsession in Death by J.D. Robb (In Death #40) - 2/16/2020
Golden in Death by J.D. Robb (In Death #50) - 2/8/2020


message 18: by Catherine (new)

Catherine | 5051 comments I am going to tty yhis one!!! I love leap year!! Think inam going to try option 3. Level 1 for now.


message 19: by Katherine (last edited Mar 01, 2020 01:30PM) (new)

Katherine Decker | 76 comments Katherine's Leap Year Challenge
February 1 - February 29, 2020
Goal: Jump 18-26

✔L- Lauren Elliott - Murder by the Book: 2/9/2020
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P-

Y-
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A-
✔R- Ross, Barbara - Sealed Off: 2/19/2020

✔Read a book that has 29 in the page number: All You Need is Fudge: 2/17/2020, 329pgs
Read a book that the title starts with L
✔Read a book that is 4th in a series: Biscuits and Slashed Browns: 2/4/2020
✔Read a book by an author that has written more than 29 books: Matchmaking Can Be Murder by Amanda Flower: 2/1/20
Read a book published in February ( of any year)
Read a book with the word "leap " in the text
Read a book that is #29 in a series or higher


message 20: by LaurLa (last edited Mar 01, 2020 01:16PM) (new)

LaurLa | 1840 comments Leap Year Challenge
February 2020

My Leap Year Challenge (msg 20)

Level ~ Spring ~ 27 + Books | 28 Books Read
Option #3 ~ Mix & match

✔️Option #1- Spell out LEAP YEAR

Most Irresistible Guy (Ballers and Babes, #0.5) by Lauren Blakely Emergency Delivery (Love Emergency, #2) by Samanthe Beck Darkness Eternal (Guardians of Eternity, #7.6) by Alexandra Ivy Playing the Odds (The MacGregors, #1) by Nora Roberts 🔹 Fall Quiet (SEALs Undone #9) by Zoe York Intrigue (Infinitus Billionaires, #3) by E.B. Walters A Rogue Meets a Scandalous Lady (Mackenzies & McBrides, #11) by Jennifer Ashley The Rogue Hunter (Argeneau #10; Rogue Hunter #1) by Lynsay Sands

🔹L ~ Lauren Blakely ~ Most Irresistible Guy ~ 02.22 ★★★
🔹E ~ Emergency Delivery ~ 02.20 ★★★★
🔹A ~ Alexandra Ivy ~ Darkness Eternal ~ 02.08 ★★★
🔹P ~ Playing the Odds ~ 02.09 ★★★★

🔹Y ~ York, Zoe ~ Fall Quiet ~ 02.08 ★★★
🔹E ~ E.B. Walters ~ Intrigue ~ 02.25 ★★★
🔹A ~ Ashley, Jennifer ~ A Rogue Meets a Scandalous Lady ~ 02.12 ★★★★
🔹R ~ The Rogue Hunter ~ 02.18 ★★★★


✔️Option #2- Read any or all of the below tasks

✔️Read a book that has 29 in the page number
Hard Wood (Big Rock #6) by Lauren Blakely Until November (Until, #1) by Aurora Rose Reynolds
🔹290 pp ~ Hard Wood ~ 02.16 ★★★★
🔹291 pp ~ Until November ~ 02.22 ★★★★

✔️Read a book that the title starts with L
The List by J.A. Konrath
🔹The List ~ 02.11 ★★★

✔️Read a book that is 4th in a series
Death Cache (Romance on the Edge, #4) by Tiffinie Helmer Coming Home (Treading Water, #4) by Marie Force
🔹#4 Romance on the Edge ~ Death Cache ~ 02.04 ★★★★

✔️Read a book by an author that has written more than 29 books
Starting Over (Treading Water, #3) by Marie Force Fatal Accusation (Fatal, #15) by Marie Force On Thin Ice (T-FLAC #6) by Cherry Adair 2nd Chance (Women's Murder Club, #2) by James Patterson Slow Burn (Colorado High Country #2) by Pamela Clare Butterfly Dreams by A. Meredith Walters
Wishbones (Sarah Booth Delaney, #8) by Carolyn Haines Simon Says Mine (Mountain Masters & Dark Haven, #1.5) by Cherise Sinclair The Night Belongs to Fireman (The Bachelor Firemen of San Gabriel, #6) by Jennifer Bernard Of Silk and Steam (London Steampunk, #5) by Bec McMaster Madly The Cowboy's Claim (Cowboy Cafe, #2) by Carla Cassidy
🔹Marie Force ~ Starting Over ~ 02.14 ★★★★
🔹Marie Force ~ Fatal Accusation ~ 02.16 ★★★★
🔹Cherry Adair ~ On Thin Ice ~ 02.27 ★★★★
🔹James Patterson ~ 2nd Chance ~ 02.08 ★★★★
🔹Pamela Clare ~ Slow Burn ~ 02.29 ★★★★
🔹A. Meridith Walters ~ Butterfly Dreams ~ 02.28 ★★★
🔹Carolyn Haines ~ Wishbones ~ 02.07 ★★★★
🔹Cherise Sinclair ~ Simon Says: Mine ~ 02.10 ★★★
🔹Jennifer Bernard ~ The Night Belongs to Fireman ~ 02.23 ★★★★
🔹Bec McMaster ~ Of Silk and Steam ~ 02.20 ★★★★
🔹Ruthie Knox ~ Madly ~ 02.14 ★★★★
🔹Carla Cassidy ~ The Cowboy's Claim ~ 02.03 ★★★

✔️Read a book published in February ( of any year)
Alone In the Dark (Romantic Suspense, #17; Cincinnati, #2) by Karen Rose
🔹p. Feb 2016 ~ Alone In the Dark ~ 02.24 ★★★★★

✔️Read a book with the word "leap " in the text
Too Hot to Handle (Jackson Hole, #2) by Victoria Dahl Second Chance Cowboy (Whitehorse Montana, #6) by B.J. Daniels
she took the three porch steps in one quick leap
🔹Too Hot to Handle ~ 02.01 ★★★★
she felt her heart leap to her throat
🔹Second Chance Cowboy ~ 02.03 ★★★

✔️Read a book that is #29 in a series or higher
Taken in Death (In Death, #37.5) by J.D. Robb
🔹#37.5 In Death ~ Taken in Death ~ 02.13 ★★★★


message 21: by Heather (last edited Feb 28, 2020 02:50AM) (new)

Heather Perkins (queenallie03) | 111 comments Level Hop
12/14 (until it's linked or numbered/dated here, it's not finished and just an idea)

L - The Lost Painting by Jonathan Harr Finished 2/25
E - Ead Duryan char in The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon
A - Andrew Hendemore char in The Tropic of Serpents by Marie Brennan Finished 2/7
P -The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell with Bill Moyers Finished 2/26

Y - Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter, and Trump by Dan Pfeiffer Finished 2/22
E - Why We're Polarized by Ezra Klein
A - Abigail Carew char in The Voyage of the Basilisk by Marie Brennan Finished 2/18
R - Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli - Finished 2/3

★Read a book that has 29 in the page number When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi 229pp Finished 2/27
★Read a book that the title starts with L- The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore Finished 2/24
★Read a book that is 4th in a series - In the Labyrinth of Drakes by Marie Brennan Finished 2/20
★Read a book by an author that has written more than 29 books - Stardustby Neil Gaiman Finished 2/24
★Read a book published in February ( of any year) - A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan pub Feb 5 2013 Finished 2/6
★Read a book with the word "leap " in the text - Within the Sanctuary of Wings by Marie Brennan "his half-awake attempt to leap out of the tent ended badly" Finished 2/23


message 22: by Jessi (last edited Feb 06, 2020 11:54AM) (new)

Jessi (jazzykitty) | 1553 comments I'm in!

Level: Hop
1/15

Option One:

L
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A
P

Y
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A
R

Option 2:
★Read a book that has 29 in the page number ( i.e. -129, 229, 329, etc)
★Read a book that the title starts with L
★Read a book that is 4th in a series
★Read a book by an author that has written more than 29 books
★Read a book published in February ( of any year)
★Read a book with the word "leap " in the text - Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts by Kate Racculia "it was the biggest intuitive leap of her life" pg 314 -completed 2/5/20
★Read a book that is #29 in a series or higher


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message 24: by Kim (new)

Kim Lopez | 1 comments Need suggestions for book author that has written 29 books


message 25: by Mahi (last edited Feb 05, 2020 07:55PM) (new)

Mahi | 10 comments Kim wrote: "Need suggestions for book author that has written 29 books"

I can't recommend Terry Pratchett enough!

Other Authors:
Stephen King
Neil Gaiman
Agatha Christie
Brian Jacques
Kristin Hannah
Ursula K. Le Guin
Brandon Sanderson
Paulo Coelho
Sue Grafton
Tamora Pierce
Georgette Heyer
Dorothy Gilman
Seanan McGuire
Meg Cabot
Janet Evanovich
Mary Higgins Clark
Nora Roberts

I tried to cover various genres. I may have gotten a little carried away...


message 26: by Kim (last edited Mar 02, 2020 05:03AM) (new)

Kim | 19 comments I would like to join!
I'm going to go for option 2 and try to read at least 5 books within these categories:

Option #2- Complete as many tasks as you can from the list below: (tasks may be completed more than once)

★Read a book that has 29 in the page number ( i.e. -129, 229, 329, etc)
Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle, #1) by Jay Kristoff - Nevernight
★Read a book that the title starts with L
Laura by Amy Cross - Laura
★Read a book that is 4th in a series
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot, #4) by Agatha Christie - The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
★Read a book by an author that has written more than 29 books
Joyland by Stephen King - Joyland
The Distant Echo (Inspector Karen Pirie, #1) by Val McDermid - The Distant Echo
★Read a book published in February ( of any year)
An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks - An Anonymous Girl
★Read a book with the word "leap " in the text
Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira - Love Letters to the Dead (7% in: "My heart leapt...")
★Read a book that is #29 in a series or higher
Mrs. McGinty's Dead (Hercule Poirot, #30) by Agatha Christie - Mrs. McGinty's Dead


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Welcome Kim!


message 28: by Moderators of NBRC, Challenger-in-Chief (new)

Moderators of NBRC | 30835 comments Mod
Mahi wrote: "This will be my first challenge with NBRC!

Duration: February 1st-February 29th March 31st
Level: Jump: 18-26 books
Option: #3: Mix & Match

2/13/20: I've realized I've bitten off far more than I ..."


Mahi- you may use the NBRC gift card if you wish to extend your challenge and still aim for that gem coin!
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 29: by Heather (new)

Heather Perkins (queenallie03) | 111 comments Just wanting to clarify, we have one month from *our* start date or the start date? Like I found the challenge and started it on the 3rd of Feb so I have til March 3rd? Or is it Feb 29th? Just trying to schedule how I finish my last 2 books XD


message 30: by Moderators of NBRC, Challenger-in-Chief (last edited Feb 28, 2020 05:51PM) (new)

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Heather wrote: "Just wanting to clarify, we have one month from *our* start date or the start date? Like I found the challenge and started it on the 3rd of Feb so I have til March 3rd? Or is it Feb 29th? Just tryi..."

If you backdated it to 1 Feb then you have until the 29th Feb. If you started on the 3rd Feb then 3rd March 3rd works! If you need more time don't forget about the NBRC giftcards!
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 31: by LaurLa (new)

LaurLa | 1840 comments Squeezed this one out at the last minute!
Updated post: My Leap Year Challenge (msg 20)

Level ~ Spring ~ 27 + Books | 28 Books Read
Option #3 ~ Mix & match


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Congratulations LaurLa!


message 33: by Kim (new)

Kim | 19 comments Kim wrote: "I would like to join!
I'm going to go for option 2 and try to read at least 5 books within these categories:

Option #2- Complete as many tasks as you can from the list below: (tasks may be complet..."


Finished the challenge and even did a few books better than expected :)


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Well done Kim, congratulations!


message 35: by Meg (last edited Mar 21, 2020 07:17PM) (new)

Meg (makeli2) | 90 comments Meg wrote: "Leap Year 2020
02-06 to 03-05
Jump: 18-26 books

Option #2- Complete as many tasks as you can from the list below: (tasks may be completed more than once)

★Read a book that the title starts with L..."


Done at 23 books on March 2nd. See message 10.


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Congratulations Meg!


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