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message 1: by JoAnne (new)

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Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2020 -June 30, 2020


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

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

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Challenge Rules
*Please post a partial list of the challenge when you sign up.
*For each book that you read please post a link to the book, the author and the date you finished it.
*Each book may only be used for one task or letter
*To count a book towards a challenge you must read the majority of it after the start date of the challenge.
* Where more than one option is given for a task, please state which option your book relates to.
*If the task relates to the cover of your book, please post the cover AND the book link.
*All genres and formats are fine.
*Re-reads are allowed.
*No page minimum.
*Please update your original post as you go.

*When you have finished, please re-post your whole challenge as a new message and MARK AS FINISHED or you will not be considered to have completed the challenge and we will not be able to award your Hall of Fame badge

(Even if you don't hit the level you were aiming for by the deadline, please re-post your challenge anyway as you may still be eligible for a lower level badge.)

Please use the TLC STANDARD RULES when participating in this challenge.
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message 2: by JoAnne (last edited Jul 07, 2020 09:31AM) (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
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Amanda A FINISHED

Anne FINISHED

Banshee FINISHED

Bonita FINISHED

Celia FINISHED

Chelsea FINISHED

Christina (AKA Babbling) FINISHED

Cyndee FINISHED

Daniel FINISHED

D.L. FINISHED

DenXXX FINISHED

Ebb

Elle FINISHED

Ferenc FINISHED

Genevieve FINISHED

Grace FINISHED

Helen FINISHED

Joanna FINISHED

JoAnne FINISHED

Kay (PhoenixArisen) FINISHED

Kendra FINISHED

Marit FINISHED

Rina FINISHED

Sandra FINISHED

Sandy FINISHED

SANDYE FINISHED

Shash FINISHED

Suzanne


message 3: by JoAnne (last edited Jun 28, 2020 09:42AM) (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
June - Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

My List:

1. A Mail Order Bride to Heal his Heart Etta Foster 6/9/20
2. Take Me Back Meghan March 6/12/20
3. Window on the Bay Debbie Macomber 6/17/20
4. Mean Streak Sandra Brown 6/22/20
5. One Perfect Summer Brenda Novak 6/23/20
6. Summer of '69 Elin Hilderbrand 6/28/20


message 4: by Celia (last edited Jun 30, 2020 11:59PM) (new)

Celia Buell (celiareadsbooks) | 1140 comments 1. Of Blood, Earth, and Magic by A.A. Chamberlynn by A.A. Chamberlynn 6/6
2. Evolution, Me & Other Freaks of Nature by Robin Brande by Robin Brande 6/11
3. On the Come Up by Angie Thomas by Angie Thomas 6/15
4. Kids Meet Japan by Aleister Kelman by Aleister Kelman 6/16/20
5. Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa by Susan Abulhawa 6/23/20
6. The Sugarcane Thief Oliver, the Elephant and his Love for Sugarcane by Kevin Trunk by Kevin Trunk 6/24/20
7. The Gods of Women Have Gone Mad by Wole Akosile by Wole Akosile 6/28/20
8. Cures for Heartbreak by Margo Rabb by Margo Rabb 6/30/20


message 5: by Cyndee (last edited Jun 27, 2020 12:32PM) (new)

Cyndee (cyndeew) | 607 comments Stand Alone Monthy Challenge ~ June 2020
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. Love Under Quarantine by Kylie Scott - 6/10
Love Under Quarantine by Kylie Scott
2. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern - 6/17
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
3. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman - 6/18
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman
4. Tell Me Goodnight by Kelsey Kingsley - 6/22
Tell Me Goodnight by Kelsey Kingsley
5. Split by J.B. Salsbury - 6/26
Split by J.B. Salsbury
6. Absolute Power by David Baldacci - 6/27
Absolute Power by David Baldacci


message 6: by Kendra (last edited Jun 30, 2020 06:50PM) (new)


message 7: by Sandra (last edited Jun 21, 2020 10:54PM) (new)


message 8: by Chelsea (last edited Jun 26, 2020 10:48AM) (new)


message 9: by Bonita (last edited Jun 28, 2020 04:55AM) (new)

Bonita | 633 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2020 -June 30, 2020


1) Zoo City by Lauren Beukes 6/8/20
2) The Son by Philipp Meyer 6/22/20


message 10: by Anne (last edited Jun 14, 2020 08:52AM) (new)

Anne | 701 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1st, 2020 - June 30th, 2020

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

COMPLETED


1.) The Mothers by Brit Bennett 6/4/2020
2.) Sunset Beach by Mary Kay Andrews 6/5/2020
3.) The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin 6/8/2020
4.) How to Hack a Heartbreak by Kristin Rockaway 6/10/2020
5.) The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle 6/11/2020
6.) This Was Not the Plan by Christina Alger 6/13/2020


message 11: by Ferenc (last edited Jun 30, 2020 11:29AM) (new)

Ferenc (aeneth) | 1363 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2020 -June 30, 2020


Goal: Solitary: Read 5-6 books
Done: 5

1. Untamed by Nora Roberts – 06/02/2020
2. They Called Us Enemy by George Takei – 06/02/2020
3. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini – 06/24/2020
4. Sunset Beach by Mary Kay Andrews – 06/28/2020
5. The Silence of Bones by June Hur – 06/30/2020


message 12: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
Welcome Celia, Cyndee, Kendra, Sandra, Chelsea, Banshee, Bonita, Anne and Ferenc!!


message 13: by Shash (last edited Jun 27, 2020 10:28PM) (new)

Shash | 1438 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
June 2020

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

1. Diamonds and Earls by Caroline Johnson (6/6/20)
2. The Nobleman's Daughter by Jen Geigle Johnson (6/22/20)
3. When Ship Bells Ring by Donna Hatch (6/27/20)


message 14: by Grace (last edited Jun 22, 2020 12:50AM) (new)

Grace Worland | 912 comments June - Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solo: Read 1-2 books

My List:
1. Ghost Squad-Claribel A. Ortega 6/1
2. Red Hood-Elana K. Arnold 6/21


message 15: by Joanna (last edited Jun 20, 2020 12:54AM) (new)

Joanna (jari-chan) | 367 comments FINISHED June 20, 2020

Stand Alone Monthy Challenge - June 2020
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. Griffiths, Elly - The Stranger Diaries (June 04, 2020)
2. Adiga, Aravind - Golden Boy (Selection Day) (June 11, 2020)
3. Greene, Graham - Orientexpress (Stamboul Train) (June 13, 2020)
4. Scott, Anika - The German Heiress (June 17, 2020)
5. Fischer, Ellen - Endlich frei von Nackenschmerzen (Finally free of neck pain) (June 18, 2020)
6. Reinhardt, Volker - Geschichte der Schweiz (The History of Switzerland) (June 20, 2020)


message 16: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
Welcome Shash, Grace and Joanna!


message 17: by DenXXX (last edited Jun 21, 2020 01:50PM) (new)

DenXXX (dencross) | 1505 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge COMPLETED
Duration: June 1, 2020 -June 30, 2020

Solitary: Read 5-6 books
1 goggle-eyes – anne fine 04.06.20
2 The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens: CBT and ACT Skills to Help You Build Social Confidence Jennifer Shannon 10.06.20
3 And then you were gone - r.j. Jacobs 06.06.20
4 We come apart Sarah crossan &
Brian conaghan 08.06.20
5 Adventures in morocco from the souks to the sahara Alice morrison 09.06.20
6 summer at sea – katie fforde 14.06.20
Goggle-Eyes by Anne Fine The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens CBT and ACT Skills to Help You Build Social Confidence by Jennifer Shannon And Then You Were Gone by R.J. Jacobs We Come Apart by Sarah Crossan Adventures in Morocco from the Souks to the Sahara by Alice Morrison A Summer at Sea by Katie Fforde


message 18: by SANDYE (last edited Jun 14, 2020 08:39PM) (new)

SANDYE (sandye_c) | 1080 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2020 -June 30, 2020
Date Started: June 1, 2020
Date Completed: June 14, 2020

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

1. The Cat of Yule Cottage: A Magical Tale of Romance, Christmas and Cats - the perfect read for winter 2020 by Lili Hayward - 6/13/2020

2. Belstarr The Lost Toymaker by David Jacks - 6/14/2020


message 19: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
Welcome Den and SANDYE!


message 20: by Suzanne (last edited Jun 18, 2020 02:19PM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1513 comments The Lost Challenges
June 2020 Stand Alone
Duration:
June 1, 2020 -June 30, 2020

Progress: 3 out of 6
Single: Read 3-4 books
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

Challenge Rules
(view spoiler)

Do you like standalone books? Want to read more? Tired of cliffhangers or series books? Take a break and read a standalone!
1. The Bullet Journal Method: Track the Past, Order the Present, Design the Future by Ryder Carroll - ***** - 6/1/2020 - 336 Pages
2. Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution by Michelle Moran - **** - 6/10/2020 - 446 Pages
3. Breathing Room by Susan Elizabeth Phillips - ***** - 6/16/2020 - 400 Pages
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The Bullet Journal Method Track the Past, Order the Present, Design the Future by Ryder Carroll Madame Tussaud A Novel of the French Revolution by Michelle Moran Breathing Room by Susan Elizabeth Phillips


message 21: by Genevieve (last edited Jun 23, 2020 07:04AM) (new)

Genevieve Bomes | 2840 comments Mod
Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2020 -June 30, 2020

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. Jazz Day The Making of a Famous Photograph by Roxane Orgill by Roxane Orgill 6/12/2020
2. Baby, it's Cold by Josh Lanyon by Josh Lanyon 6/21/2020
3. Heart Trouble by Josh Lanyon by Josh Lanyon 6/20/2020
4. Icecapade by Josh Lanyon by Josh Lanyon 6/23/2020
5. Winter Kill by Josh Lanyon by Josh Lanyon 06/22/2020


message 22: by Elle (last edited Jul 01, 2020 08:25AM) (new)

Elle (elleay) | 1324 comments June Stand Alone Challenge

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. Clap When You Land | Elizabeth Acevedo - June 9
2. Burn | Patrick Ness - June 11
3. Liturgy of the Ordinary | Tish Harrison Warren - June 16
4. For He Can Creep | Siobhan Carroll - June 21
5. Little Free Library | Naomi Kritzer - June 28
6. A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919 | Claire Hartfield - June 28

**COMPLETED**


message 23: by Ebb (last edited Jun 30, 2020 07:57PM) (new)


message 24: by Kay (PhoenixArisen) (last edited Jun 16, 2020 09:25AM) (new)


message 25: by Daniel (last edited Jun 20, 2020 09:34PM) (new)

Daniel Hanson-Brown (dozerpup711) | 1633 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1st, 2020 - June 30th, 2020

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

1. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote 6/3/30
2. Self-Inflicted Wounds: Heartwarming Tales of Epic Humiliation by Aisha Tyler 6/14/20
3. Vampire on the Orient Express by Shane Carrow 6/18/20
4. An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce (Title) 6/19/20


message 26: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
Welcome Suzanne, Genevieve, Elle, Ebb, Kay and Daniel!!


message 27: by Rina (last edited Jun 25, 2020 03:29AM) (new)

Rina | 1084 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2020 -June 30, 2020

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

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Lisa See, 07.06.2020
2. The Accidental Tourist, Anne Tyler, 09.06.2020
3. Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy, Sheryl Sandberg, 15.06.2020
4. Wintergirls, Laurie Halse Anderson, 14.06.2020
5. Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut Jr., 24.06.2020


message 28: by Amanda A (last edited Jul 05, 2020 05:39PM) (new)

Amanda A (carolinabookworm) | 398 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solitary: 6/5-6


1. Seek by Mia Sheridan 6/4
2. Carolina Moon by Nora Roberts 6/6
3. Revelations of His Runaway Bride by Kali Anthony 6/12
4. Without Merit by Colleen Hoover 6/13
5. Verity by Colleen Hoover 6/14
6. An Angel's Touch by Heather Graham 6/17


message 29: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
Welcome Rina and Amanda!


message 30: by Christina (AKA Babbling) (last edited Jul 06, 2020 09:14PM) (new)

Christina (AKA Babbling) (babblingbookreviews) | 234 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2020 -June 30, 2020

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

Solo: Read 1-2 books


1. Meet Cute by Helena Hunting 10 June 2020 ★★★
2. Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden 16 June 2020 ★★★★

Meet Cute by Helena Hunting Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden


message 31: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
Welcome Christina!


message 32: by D.L. (last edited Jun 15, 2020 04:06PM) (new)

D.L. | 57 comments Level ~ Solo: Read 1-2 books

Progress: 2/2 -- COMPLETED!

1. The Secret Life of Damian Spinelli As Told To Diane Miller by Carolyn Hennesy The Secret Life of Damian Spinelli: As Told To Diane Miller by Carolyn Hennesy 6/14

2. The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson 6/15


message 33: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
Welcome D.L.!


message 34: by Anne (new)

Anne | 701 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1st, 2020 - June 30th, 2020

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

COMPLETED


1.) The Mothers by Brit Bennett 6/4/2020
2.) Sunset Beach by Mary Kay Andrews 6/5/2020
3.) The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin 6/8/2020
4.) How to Hack a Heartbreak by Kristin Rockaway 6/10/2020
5.) The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle 6/11/2020
6.) This Was Not the Plan by Christina Alger 6/13/2020


message 35: by SANDYE (last edited Jun 14, 2020 08:41PM) (new)

SANDYE (sandye_c) | 1080 comments Challenge Completed - June 14, 2020
Final Post! Goal Reached!

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2020 -June 30, 2020
Date Started: June 1, 2020
Date Completed: June 14, 2020

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

1. The Cat of Yule Cottage: A Magical Tale of Romance, Christmas and Cats - the perfect read for winter 2020 by Lili Hayward - 6/13/2020

2. Belstarr The Lost Toymaker by David Jacks - 6/14/2020


message 36: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
WOOHOO Anne and SANDYE!


message 38: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
WOOHOO D.L.!


message 39: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
D.L. wrote: "Finished the Solo level!

Progress: 2/2

1. The Secret Life of Damian Spinelli As Told To Diane Miller by Carolyn Hennesy [book:The Secret Life of Damian Spinelli: As Told To Diane Miller|8616425..."


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Kay (PhoenixArisen) (phoenixarisen) | 426 comments All done!

Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2020 -June 30, 2020
Level: Solitary: Read 5-6 books
Completed: 6/6

1. My One Month Marriage by Shari Low - 2/6/20
2. Mind Reader by Kirsty McManus - 2/6/20
3. Dare: The New Way to End Anxiety and Stop Panic Attacks Fast by Barry McDonagh - 5/6/20
4. An Eclectic Mix - Volume Nine by A Collection of Short Stories - 7/6/20
5. Socially Distanced : Voices of a Teacher and Her Students During a World Pandemic by Debi Bober - 8/6/20
6. A Song of War: A Novel of Troy by Kate Quinn - 16/6/20


message 41: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
WOOHOO Kay!


message 42: by Helen (last edited Jun 26, 2020 01:27PM) (new)

Helen | 913 comments I"m in!

June Stand Alone

Level: Solitary 5-6

6 out of 5-6

1) Poor Little Guy Elanna Allen 6-19-20
2) The Witches Roald Dahl 6-24-20
3) Seriously, You Have to Eat Adam Mansbach 6-24-20
4) Reflection Tyler Lockett 6-24-20
5) Once Upon a Slime Andy Maxwell 6-25-20
6) A Begonia for Miss Applebaum Paul Zindel 6-26-20


message 43: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
Welcome Helen!


message 44: by Joanna (new)

Joanna (jari-chan) | 367 comments FINISHED June 20, 2020

Stand Alone Monthy Challenge - June 2020
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. Griffiths, Elly - The Stranger Diaries (June 04, 2020)
2. Adiga, Aravind - Golden Boy (Selection Day) (June 11, 2020)
3. Greene, Graham - Orientexpress (Stamboul Train) (June 13, 2020)
4. Scott, Anika - The German Heiress (June 17, 2020)
5. Fischer, Ellen - Endlich frei von Nackenschmerzen (Finally free of neck pain) (June 18, 2020)
6. Reinhardt, Volker - Geschichte der Schweiz (The History of Switzerland) (June 20, 2020)


message 45: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
WOOHOO Joanna!


message 46: by DenXXX (new)

DenXXX (dencross) | 1505 comments Stand Alone Monthly Challenge COMPLETED
Duration: June 1, 2020 -June 30, 2020

Solitary: Read 5-6 books
1 goggle-eyes – anne fine 04.06.20
2 The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens: CBT and ACT Skills to Help You Build Social Confidence Jennifer Shannon 10.06.20
3 And then you were gone - r.j. Jacobs 06.06.20
4 We come apart Sarah crossan &
Brian conaghan 08.06.20
5 Adventures in morocco from the souks to the sahara Alice morrison 09.06.20
6 summer at sea – katie fforde 14.06.20
Goggle-Eyes by Anne Fine The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens CBT and ACT Skills to Help You Build Social Confidence by Jennifer Shannon And Then You Were Gone by R.J. Jacobs We Come Apart by Sarah Crossan Adventures in Morocco from the Souks to the Sahara by Alice Morrison A Summer at Sea by Katie Fforde


message 48: by Grace (last edited Jun 22, 2020 12:50AM) (new)

Grace Worland | 912 comments June - Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Solo: Read 1-2 books
FINISHED

My List:
1. Ghost Squad-Claribel A. Ortega 6/1
2. Red Hood-Elana K. Arnold 6/21


message 49: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 36852 comments Mod
WOOHOO Den, Sandra and Grace!


message 50: by Genevieve (new)

Genevieve Bomes | 2840 comments Mod
FINISHED
Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: June 1, 2020 -June 30, 2020

Solitary: Read 5-6 books

1. Jazz Day The Making of a Famous Photograph by Roxane Orgill by Roxane Orgill 6/12/2020
2. Baby, it's Cold by Josh Lanyon by Josh Lanyon 6/21/2020
3. Heart Trouble by Josh Lanyon by Josh Lanyon 6/20/2020
4. Icecapade by Josh Lanyon by Josh Lanyon 6/23/2020
5. Winter Kill by Josh Lanyon by Josh Lanyon 06/22/2020


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