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message 1: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 13405 comments Mod
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Is your TBR shelf getting out of hand. Join the club!

For this monthly challenge, spin the wheel. Using the number you got, pick a book from your TBR shelf. (For number 10, you can use either '1' or '0' or both.) You decide how many books you want to reduce from your TBR pile using the number you got.

Example: you spun a 6. You can read #6 on your TBR list. Or:
the book can be published in a year ending in 6
the book can be published in June (the 6th month)
the book can be the 6th in a series
the book can have a 6 in the page number.

It's up to you how the number connects with a book from your TBR list. The possibilities are endless, but the book must be associated with the number you spun.

Happy reading and let's slim down our TBR lists!


message 2: by Nell (last edited Feb 23, 2020 06:55AM) (new)

Nell | 445 comments February Spin to Slim #10
Use 1 or 0

#1 in series & 561 pp: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith 2/06/20
TBR #1321: The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith 2/18/20
TBR #3054 & 208 pp: Wrack and Rune by Charlotte MacLeod 2/22/20
#1 in series & Jan pub: Louisiana Longshot by Jana Deleon 2/23/20

The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1) by Robert Galbraith The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2) by Robert Galbraith Wrack and Rune (Professor Peter Shandy Mystery #3) by Charlotte MacLeod Louisiana Longshot (Miss Fortune Mystery, #1) by Jana Deleon


message 3: by Tari (last edited Mar 01, 2020 09:04AM) (new)

Tari (thann) | 347 comments February Spin to Slim
Books: 33

Spin was a 2

1. Two Birds with One Stone Sigrid Vansandt 2/1/20, 274 pages, published in 2014
2. The Book of Candlelight Ellery Adams 2/3/20, 224 pages, published 2020
3. Mistletoe Murder Leslie Meier 2/4/20, 240 pages
4. Drugged on Deck Susan Harper 2/5/20, published the 2nd month of 2020
5. Red Velvet Cupcakes to Die For Alaine Allister 2/5/20, published 2017
6. The Girl With Nine Lives E. Earle 2/6/20, 244 pages, pub. 2013
7. Cupid's Curse Kathi Daley 2/6/20, 207 pages, pub. 2014
8. Color Me Murder Krista Davis 2/7/20, pub. Feb. 27, 2018
9. Ukulele Murder Leslie Langtry 2/8/20, 225 pages, pub. 2016
10. In Cold Chamomile Joy Avon 2/8/20, 272 pages, pub. 2/2020
11. A Dangerous Winter K.L. Kovar 2/9/20, pub. 2019
12. A Crafter Quilts a Crime Holly Quinn 2/10/20, 320 pages, pub. 2020
13. Cold as a Witch's Toffee Sara Bourgeois 2/11/20, 220 pages, published in 2019
14. Merit Badge Murder Leslie Langtry 2/12/2020, ASIN: B00OG62G3S, pub. 2014
15. Stay At Home Dead Jeffrey Allen 2/13/20, pub. 2012
16. Libraries and Larceny Danielle Collins 2/14/20, pub. 2019
17. A Peach of a Murder Livia J. Washburn 2/14/20, 251 pages, pub. 2006
18. Dead in the Water Susan Harper 2/15/20, pub. 2020
19. Pickled Deany Ray 2/16/20, pub. 2017
20. Murder's A Beach Agatha Ball 2/17/20, 2nd in series, ASIN has a 2: B074FY31Q2, pub. 2017
21. Lost and Fondue Avery Aames 2/17/20, 297 pages, pub. 2011
22. The Daydreamer Detective S.J. Pajonas 2/18/20, 232 pages, pub. 2016
23. Yappy Hour Diana Orgain 2/19/20, pub. 2016, ISBN 1250096693
24. That Old Flame of Mine J.J. Cook 2/20/20, pub. April 2, 2013
25. Dead to the Last Drop Tonya Kappes 2/22/20, pub. 2/21/2020
26. Al Dente's Inferno Stephanie Cole 2/23/20, pub. 2/25/2020
27. Death in a Budapest Butterfly Julia Buckley 2/24/20, pub. 2019
28. Blueberry Muffin Murder Joanne Fluke 2/25/20, 320 pages, pub. 2001
29. Here Comes the Body Maria DiRico 2/26/20, pub. 2/25/20
30. Peach Pies and Alibis Ellery Adams 2/27/20, book 2 in Charmed Pie Shoppe series, published 2013
31. Coconut Layer Cake Murder Joanne Fluke 2/28/20, 25 in series, published 2/25/20
32. Until Death Do Us Tart Holly Plum 2/29/20, pub June 29, 2016
33. Farmer in the Dead CeeCee James 2/29/20 pub 2/28/20, 2nd in series


message 4: by Meg (last edited Feb 22, 2020 07:42PM) (new)

Meg (makeli2) | 752 comments Got a "9" this time...

#9 in series
Foxes and Fatal Attraction (Madigan Amos Zoo Mystery #9) by Ruby Loren Foxes and Fatal Attraction 02/18

#9 in TBR
Gator Bait (Miss Fortune Mystery, #5) by Jana Deleon Gator Bait (249p) 02/09

pages
Campers and Spell Casters (Harper "Foxxy" Beck, #14) by Raven Snow Campers and Spell Casters (194p) 02/06

month
To Fudge or Not to Fudge (A Candy-Coated Mystery with Recipes) by Nancy CoCo To Fudge or Not to Fudge (09/14) 02/05
The Dogfather (The Pampered Pets Series Book 10) by Sparkle Abbey The Dogfather (09/18) 02/12
A Flair for Beignets (Sadie Kramer Flair, #3) by Deborah Garner A Flair for Beignets (09/14) 02/22

year:
Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham (Agatha Raisin, #8) by M.C. Beaton Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham (04/99) 02/02
Valentine Murder (Lucy Stone, #5) by Leslie Meier Valentine Murder (first publ 02/1999) 02/14


message 5: by VampAmber (new)

VampAmber | 365 comments I got the same number for February as I did for January, 8, but oh well. Bring on the 8 books. ^_^


message 6: by Connie (last edited Mar 01, 2020 09:13AM) (new)

Connie D | 324 comments I got 8 again too!
Read 10


Published in 2018
Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding Rhys Bowen. 4 stars. 2/5/20
Convenience Store Woman Sayaka Murata. 2/8/20
The Light Jar Lisa Thompson. Also 298 pages. 4 stars. 2/15/20

8 in page number
The Next Great Paulie Fink Ali Benjamin. 368 pages. 5 stars. 2/8/20

Eighth in a series
The Kept Woman Will Trent #8. 2/14/20 4 stars

EIGHT LETTERS in the TITLE (not including The)
The Long Call Ann Cleeves. 2/20/20

Published in 2008
The Unquiet Bones Mel Starr. 2/23/20

Published on the EIGHTH of a month
Practice to Deceive Ann Rule. Published Oct EIGHT, 2013. 2/26/20

EIGHT letters in illustrator/author's name
Where Dani Goes, Happy FollowsWhere Dani goes, happy follows. Rose Lagercrantz. Eva Eriksson. 12/26/20

Title starts with the EIGHTH LETTER: H
Husbands and Other Sharp Objects by Marilyn Simon Rothstein. 3.5 stars. 2/29/20


message 7: by Mary! (last edited Mar 01, 2020 09:32PM) (new)

Mary! (u2sadie) | 129 comments Spin to Slim February

My number: 2

#2 on your "What to Read Next" Shelf (sorted randomly each time)
The Lager Queen of Minnesota by J. Ryan Stradal 02/09/2020


#2 on "2020 Randomizer" Shelf

#2 in be publishing date
The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie 02/07/2020 (published 1942)
Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher 02/12/2020 (published Nov. 12, 2019)
Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren 02/18/2020 (published October 22, 2019)
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn 02/19/2020 (Published May 23, 2006)
You by Caroline Kepnes 02/24/2020 (Published Sept. 25, 2014)
Rock Chick Revenge by Kristen Ashley 02/29/2020 (Pub. April 24, 2011)

#2 in a series
Something Wicked This Way Comes (Green Town #2) by Ray Bradbury 02/22/2020 ★★★★

#2 in total page number
Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie 02/03/2020 (288 pages)
Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid 02/08/2020 (320 pages)
Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury 02/12/2020 (239 pages)
The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams 02/12/2020 (352 pages)
Long Bright River by Liz Moore 02/20/2020 (482 pages)
The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters by Balli Kaur Jaswal 02/28/2020 (312 pages)
Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu 02/29/2020 (288 pages)


message 8: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer Kidd (jenniferkidd) | 30 comments I’m new to this challenge
I hope I get it right
I spun a “2”


message 9: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 13405 comments Mod
Jennifer wrote: "I’m new to this challenge
I hope I get it right
I spun a “2”"


So far, so good :)


message 10: by LaurLa (last edited Mar 01, 2020 11:11AM) (new)

LaurLa | 2554 comments Spin to Slim
February 2020

My Spin to Slim Challenge (msg 10)

15 Books Read

My Number is Two

Title
2nd Chance (Women's Murder Club, #2) by James Patterson Second Chance Cowboy (Whitehorse Montana, #6) by B.J. Daniels
🔹numeral 2 ~ 2nd Chance ~ 02.08 ★★★★
🔹ordinal 2 ~ Second Chance Cowboy ~ 02.03 ★★★

Series #2
Alone In the Dark (Romantic Suspense, #17; Cincinnati, #2) by Karen Rose Slow Burn (Colorado High Country #2) by Pamela Clare The Cowboy's Claim (Cowboy Cafe, #2) by Carla Cassidy Too Hot to Handle (Jackson Hole, #2) by Victoria Dahl Madly (New York, #2) by Ruthie Knox Thirds (Inked, #2) by S.E. Jakes Emergency Delivery (Love Emergency, #2) by Samanthe Beck
🔹Cincinnati ~ Alone In the Dark ~ 02.24 ★★★★★
🔹Colorado High Country ~ Slow Burn ~ 02.29 ★★★★
🔹Cowboy Café ~ The Cowboy's Claim ~ 02.03 ★★★
🔹Jackson Hole ~ Too Hot to Handle ~ 02.01 ★★★★
🔹New York ~ Madly ~ 02.14 ★★★★
🔹Inked ~ Thirds ~ 02.11 ★★★
🔹Love Emergency ~ Emergency Delivery ~ 02.20 ★★★★

Publish year ending in 2
Pick Your Poison (Bullet Catcher, #8.5) by Roxanne St. Claire
🔹pubbed Oct 2012 ~ Pick Your Poison ~ 02.07 ★★★

Page count with 2
Playing the Odds (The MacGregors, #1) by Nora Roberts A Rogue Meets a Scandalous Lady (Mackenzies & McBrides, #11) by Jennifer Ashley Starting Over (Treading Water, #3) by Marie Force Until November (Until, #1) by Aurora Rose Reynolds Hard Wood (Big Rock #6) by Lauren Blakely
🔹312 pp ~ Playing the Odds ~ 02.09 ★★★★
🔹227 pp ~ A Rogue Meets a Scandalous Lady ~ 02.12 ★★★★
🔹382 pp ~ Starting Over ~ 02.14 ★★★★
🔹291 pp ~ Until November ~ 02.22 ★★★★
🔹290 pp ~ Hard Wood ~ 02.16 ★★★★


message 11: by Deanie (last edited Feb 23, 2020 07:54AM) (new)

Deanie Nelder | 47 comments My number: 6

I'm picking my books ahead of time and using only the physical books on my list to literally reduce the space on my tbr piles. Will add the author link and date read when they're completed.

#6 by Author's name (A-Z): Red Queen - 2/15/2020
#6 by Title (A-Z): The Archived
#6 by Rating: The Portrait of Doreene Gray - 2/23/2020
#6 by Random:The Rules of Magic
#6 by Page Number (higher to lower): A Discovery of Witches
#6 by Number of Ratings: Artemis Fowl


message 12: by VampAmber (new)

VampAmber | 365 comments Number: 8

Books:
Horrorstör (2/7/20) - had 248 pages


message 13: by Tari (new)

Tari (thann) | 347 comments Updating msg. 3: 33 books but 2 is pretty easy ;)


message 14: by Connie (new)

Connie D | 324 comments Tari wrote: "Updating msg. 3: 33 books but 2 is pretty easy ;)"

WOW!


message 15: by LaurLa (new)

LaurLa | 2554 comments All finished! This is a fun challenge, Lanelle!
Update post: My Spin to Slim Challenge (msg 10)

15 Books Read


message 16: by Mary! (last edited Mar 01, 2020 09:33PM) (new)

Mary! (u2sadie) | 129 comments Message 7

Read 15 books


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