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message 1: by Moderators of NBRC, Challenger-in-Chief (new)

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Sometimes the good guys are all good and the bad guys are all bad, but sometimes it's not as black and white as that.

Duration - 1 to 28 February

Option 1 - Character
Read books where a character is "50 shades of grey" (a bit good and a bit bad)

Option 2 - Spell it out
Choose one or more of the following words - black, white, grey, shade, good, bad.
For each letter in the word read books with titles, series names, authors (first or last name), characters (first or last name), that begin with letters that correspond to letters of the words you chose. You may ignore the indefinite and definite articles (a, an, the, etc).

Option 3 - Word it out
Read books with one of the following words in the title of the book or the series - black, white, grey, shade, good, or bad.

Option 4 - Covers
Read books whet the covers are predominantly a combination of black and/or white and/or grey.

Option 5 - Combo
Any combination of the above.
Levels
◈ Good guy - 1 to 3 books
◈ Undercover cop - 4 to 6 books
◈ Double agent - 7 to 9 books
◈ Vigilante - 10 to 12 books
◈ Bad guy - 13+ books

Examples
Option 1
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1) by E.L. James Character - Christian Grey

Option 2
B - Panic Character - Bishop
A - A Pretty Mess Astonvale #1 - title and series
D - Bared to You by Sylvia Day - Author

Option 3
Black - Dark Lover Black Dagger Brotherhood #1
or
Good - The Good Girl

Option 4
Looking for Alaska by John Green

There are a few listopia lists that may help with Option 4 such as:
Books With Black And White Covers Or Something Close
YA Books with Girls in White & Black Dresses
White as the Driven Snow


message 2: by Lara (last edited Feb 14, 2015 07:00PM) (new)

Lara | 676 comments I'm in!

Spell it Out
Good guy level: 3 books

B
Becca in Red Equinox 2/14
A Ansel in Dirty Rowdy Thing2/14
D Tessa Dare's Say Yes to the Marquess 2/3

READ: 3/3
Say Yes to the Marquess (Castles Ever After, #2) by Tessa Dare Red Equinox by Douglas Wynne Dirty Rowdy Thing (Wild Seasons, #2) by Christina Lauren


message 3: by Mirliz (new)

Mirliz | 373 comments 50 Shades of Grey
Duration:
2.1.2015 - 2.28.2015
Level: Good guy (3 books)

Completed: 0/3


message 4: by Renee (new)

Renee (reneeconoulty) | 3309 comments Welcome to the CHallenge Lara and Mirliz!


message 5: by ☼♎ Carmen the Bootyshaker Temptress ☼♎ (last edited Feb 27, 2015 03:47PM) (new)

☼♎ Carmen the Bootyshaker Temptress ☼♎ | 7187 comments 50 Shades of Grey
Duration: 2/1 - 2/28/2015
Level: Undercover Cop 4-6 Books Vigilante
Option 5- Combo


Completed: 10/4-6

Spell it Out

B Beauty from Pain 2/23
L Locked 2/24
A After Hours 2/27
C Cross, Shelby The Taming of Red Riding 2/19
K Kisa Volkova, Raze 2/13


Black Lover Awakened Black Brotherhood series 2/13

Cover
Grey- Landline by Rainbow Rowell 2/4 Black- Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, #1) by Chloe Neill 2/8 Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher 2/15 Black,grey & white Captive in the Dark (The Dark Duet, #1) by C.J. Roberts 2/9


message 6: by Michelle (last edited Jul 08, 2015 03:52PM) (new)

Michelle | 465 comments Spell It Out
Level: Undercover cop - 4 to 6 books
Completed: 5/5
B- Bianca The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend by Kody Keplinger
L- Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour
A- Falling into Place by Amy Zhang
C- Clay Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
K- Rapture by Lauren Kate



message 7: by Natalie (new)

Natalie (natmrobinson) | 2 comments This is my first challenge!!
Option 2 - spell it out

G
O
O
D - Divergent (currently reading)

Level: undercover cop

Please tell me if I did that right!


message 8: by Sherrie (last edited Jan 31, 2015 08:53PM) (new)

Sherrie (vampirekisses2) | 120 comments 50 Shades of Grey
Duration: 2/1/2015 - 2/28/2015
Level: Undercover Cop (5 books)

Completed: 0/5

S
H
A
D
E


message 9: by Genea (last edited Feb 25, 2015 10:49PM) (new)

Genea | 59 comments 50 Shades of Grey
Duration - February 1st to 28th
Level ◈ Double agent - 7 to 9 books
/ Option 5 - Combo

Challenge Completed
Spell It Out
G - The Unearthly by Laura Thalassa - Gabrielle
R - Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge✔
E - Talon by Julie Kagawa - Ember
Y - Paradise Kiss, Part 2 by Ai Yazawa

The Unearthly (The Unearthly, #1) by Laura Thalassa Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge Talon (Talon, #1) by Julie Kagawa Paradise Kiss, Part 2 by Ai Yazawa

Black and/or White and/or Grey Covers
Pride Mates by Jennifer Ashley✔
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare✔
Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare✔
Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare✔
Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige✔

Pride Mates (Shifters Unbound, #1) by Jennifer Ashley Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) by Cassandra Clare Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices, #2) by Cassandra Clare Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices, #3) by Cassandra Clare Dorothy Must Die (Dorothy Must Die, #1) by Danielle Paige


message 10: by Renee (new)

Renee (reneeconoulty) | 3309 comments Welcome to the challenge Kellie, Carmen, Michelle, Sherrie and Genea!

Natalie, that looks fine :) Welcome to your first challenge!


❤Stephanie ღ♥ღMrs Daryl Dixonღ♥ღ | 2613 comments 50 Shades of Grey
Duration:
1st February - 28th February
Option: Two
0/7


G
O
O
D

B
A
D


message 12: by Cynthia (last edited Feb 01, 2015 12:14AM) (new)

Cynthia (cynthiab) 50 Shades of Grey
Duration:
February 1 - February 28
Option: Combo
Level: TBD


message 13: by ☀Rachael☀ (last edited Feb 18, 2015 08:42AM) (new)

☀Rachael☀ (jimbunni) Ok in for Option 5 - Combo
Level ◈ Bad guy - 13+ books

Option 2 - Spell it out
B◈ Bound by flames ---- Jeaniene Frost
L◈ Linda Wisdom ---- Hex Appeal
A◈ Anderson, Kevin J. ---- Slimy Underbelly
C◈ Crime Seen ---- Victoria Laurie
K◈ Kim Harrison ---- Blood Work
Crime Seen (Psychic Eye Mystery, #5) by Victoria Laurie Bound by Flames (Night Prince, #3) by Jeaniene Frost Hex Appeal (Hex, #2) by Linda Wisdom Slimy Underbelly by Kevin J. Anderson Blood Work (The Hollows Graphic Novel, #1) by Kim Harrison

Option 4 - Covers -- black and/or white and/or grey.
Sleight of Hand ---- Mark Henwick
Devil's paw ---- Debra Dunbar
Night Rising ---- Chris Marie Green
Bloodlust ---- Helen Harper
The Cormorant ---- Chuck Wendig
In a Fix ---- Linda Grimes
Heartless ---- Gail Carriger
Blameless ---- Gail Carriger
Night Rising (Vampire Babylon, #1) by Chris Marie Green Bloodlust (Blood Destiny #5) by Helen Harper The Cormorant (Miriam Black, #3) by Chuck Wendig In a Fix (In a Fix, #1) by Linda Grimes Devil's Paw (Imp, #4) by Debra Dunbar Sleight of Hand (Bite Back, #1) by Mark Henwick Blameless (Parasol Protectorate, #3) by Gail Carriger Heartless (Parasol Protectorate, #4) by Gail Carriger


message 14: by Emma (M) (last edited Feb 28, 2015 03:22AM) (new)

Emma (M) | 1693 comments Option 2 - Spell it out _ Completed - 28/2/15
Choose one or more of the following words - black, white, grey, shade, good, bad.
For each letter in the word read books with titles, series names, authors (first or last name), characters (first or last name), that begin with letters that correspond to letters of the words you chose. You may ignore the indefinite and definite articles (a, an, the, etc).

◈ Undercover cop - 4 to 6 books

S: Scott, Kylie - Lick - 21/2/15
H: How to Survive Christmas - 28/2/15
A: Ancillary Justice - 7/2/15
D: Dead of Winter - 18/2/15
E: Endless Knight - 8/2/15

Lick (Stage Dive, #1) by Kylie Scott How To Survive Christmas by Jilly Cooper Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch, #1) by Ann Leckie Dead of Winter (The Arcana Chronicles, #3) by Kresley Cole Endless Knight (The Arcana Chronicles, #2) by Kresley Cole


message 15: by Zuzana (last edited Feb 13, 2015 08:32AM) (new)

Zuzana | 2241 comments I'm in.

NBRC 50 Shades of Grey
Duration: Fabruary 2015
Option 2: Spell it out
Level: Undercover cop - 4 to 6 books
Books Read: 5/5


S: Seth in Landline by Rainbow Rowell 2/6/15 ♥♥♥
H: Harry Dresden in Grave Peril 2/7/15 ♥♥♥♥
A: Alice in The Truth About Alice 2/8/15 ♥♥♥♥
D: Dolanská, Kateřina in Letopisy královské komory V 2/12/15 ♥♥♥
E: Erastes: Muffled Drum 2/4/15 ♥♥♥

Landline by Rainbow Rowell Grave Peril (The Dresden Files, #3) by Jim Butcher The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu Letopisy královské komory V (Letopisy královské komory #5) by Vlastimil Vondruška Muffled Drum by Erastes


message 16: by Renee (new)

Renee (reneeconoulty) | 3309 comments Welcome to the challenge Stephanie, Cynthia, Rachel, Emma and Zuzana!


message 17: by Emma (M) (new)

Emma (M) | 1693 comments Thanks Renee!


message 18: by Susan (last edited Feb 01, 2015 03:02AM) (new)

Susan  (slimjazzy) | 7 comments I'm in!

Duration: 2/1/15 - 2/28/15
Level: Vigilante - 10 - 12 books
Option: Spell It Out

B - Bible Women - Michelle McGrath
L - Let God Change Your Life - Greg Laurie
A - Alone with God - John MacArthur
C - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - Mark Twain
K - The Key to the Kingdom - Jeff Dixon


W - Wholly Ground - Jeanie Pinkst
H - How to Hear God's Voice Easily and Efficiently - Adam Houge
I - I Threw a Stone - Oscar Sparrow
T - Thorns of the Heart - Dr. Steven Stiles
E - Emma - Jane Austin


message 19: by Zuzana (new)

Zuzana | 2241 comments Thanks Renee. :D


message 20: by Βασιλεία (new)

Βασιλεία Παπαδημητρίου | 1 comments option 4
level 1 good guys:3 books
black
black
grey


message 21: by Cat (last edited Feb 05, 2015 02:58PM) (new)

Cat (cat_uk) | 6945 comments Mod
Option 2: Level One - 3 books completed
B - Jessie Burton The Miniaturist
A - Angela Thirkell - High Rising
D - John Green & David Levithan Will Grayson, Will Grayson


message 22: by Audrey Jane (last edited Mar 04, 2015 10:10AM) (new)

Audrey Jane | 1557 comments 50 Shades of Grey

Duration: 1st February - 28th February
Option: Two, Spell-it-out
Level: Undercover Cop
Progress: 5/5

Sheridan (character) - Open Season by C.J. Box - 28/02/2015 - ★★★1/2
Holt, Victoria - Mistress of Mellyn - 4/02/2015 - ★★★
AThe Alienist by Caleb Carr - 2/02/2015 - ★★★★
Drake Vireo (character) - Holy Smokes by Katie MacAlister - 22/02/2015 - ★★★
Eve Dallas (character) - Naked in Death by J.D. Robb - 15/02/2015 - ★★

Open Season (A Joe Pickett Novel) by C.J. Box Mistress Of Mellyn by Victoria Holt Holy Smokes (Aisling Grey Guardian, #4) by Katie MacAlister The Alienist by Caleb Carr Naked in Death (In Death, #1) by J.D. Robb


message 23: by Cait S (last edited Feb 10, 2015 08:08AM) (new)

Cait S | 2825 comments 50 Shades of Grey
Duration: February 1, 2015- February 28, 2015
Level: Undercover Cop

Complete! 5/5 books

Option 1: Characters

1. Mississippi Blues by D'Ann Lindun 2/1/2015 (Jace Hill)
2. Torn by God: A Family's Struggle with Polygamy by Zoe Murdock 2/3/2015 (Tommy Atkins)
3. In the Heart of the Canyon by Elisabeth Hyde 2/4/2015 (Mitchell)
4. Island for Two: Hawaii Magic\Fiji Fantasy by Beverly Jenkins 2/7/2015 (Anita Hunt)
5. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green 2/8/2015 (Van Houten)


message 24: by RachelvlehcaR (last edited Mar 01, 2015 06:44PM) (new)

RachelvlehcaR (charminggirl) | 4364 comments 50 Shades of Grey
Duration: 2.1.2015 - 2.28.2015
Level: Undercover Cop (5 books) Spell out!
5/5 books read. DONE

Option 2 - Spell-Out
B: Storm Front by Jim Butcher Date Read: 2/3/15
L: Joyland by Stephen King 2/3/15 - Character: Lane
A: Yes Please by Amy Poehler Date Read: 2/1/15 (Hardcover)
C: Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn Date Read: 2/7/15 - Character: Camille
K: Save My Soul by K.S. Haigwood Date Read: 2/1/15

Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher Joyland by Stephen King Yes Please by Amy Poehler Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn Save My Soul (Save My Soul, #1) by K.S. Haigwood

♒♒♒♒♒♒♒♒♒♒♒♒♒♒♒♒♒♒♒

50 Shades of Grey
Duration: 2.1.2015 - 2.28.2015
Level: Undercover Cop (6 books) Covers
6/6 books read.

Option 4 - Covers
1. Story of O by Pauline Réage Date Read: 2/4/15
2. Yes Please by Amy Poehler Date Read: 2/3/15 (Audio Format)
3. Header by Edward Lee Date Read: 2/14/15
4. Jeweled Serpent: The Complete Collection by Nicole Silk Date Read: 2/16/15
5. Astrid, The Dragonslayer's Blacksmith: a mini novel by Resa Nelson Date Read: 2/16/15
6. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien Date Read: 2/28/15

Story of O by Pauline Réage Yes Please by Amy Poehler Header by Edward Lee Jeweled Serpent The Complete Collection by Nicole Silk Astrid, The Dragonslayer's Blacksmith a mini novel by Resa Nelson The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien


message 25: by Catherine (last edited Feb 27, 2015 03:54PM) (new)

Catherine | 5051 comments I'll try it out :)


B. Burned..Karen Marie Moning(book 7)(26 Feb)
L. L'Affaire..Diane Johnson(read)
A. Coming Up Roses..Catherine Anderson(24 Feb)
C. THe Expats..Chris Pavone(read)
K. The Kept..James Scott(read)


Black & Whie/ Grey cover


message 27: by Shannan (last edited Feb 01, 2015 03:48PM) (new)

Shannan | 4 comments 50 Shades of Grey Challenge
Option 1 - Characters
Level: Double Agent (8)

* Beautiful Disaster (Beautiful, #1) by Jamie McGuire
* Once Burned (Night Prince, #1) by Jeaniene Frost
* Bared to You (Crossfire, #1) by Sylvia Day
* Pleasure Unbound (Demonica, #1) by Larissa Ione
* Consumed (The Breathless Series, #1) by Melissa Toppen
* Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1) by E.L. James
* Winning Miss Wakefield (Wallflower Weddings, #2) by Vivienne Lorret
* The Boss (The Boss, #1) by Abigail Barnette


message 28: by Mandy. (last edited Feb 16, 2015 05:17AM) (new)

Mandy. (somosloquesomos) | 12 comments Hallo! I'm in for option #5, COMBO.

Level: Undercover Cop.

Progress: 2/4-6.



Option 1, "Fifty Shades of Grey" Character.

1. One Hundred Years Of Solitude, by Gabriel García Márquez - Amaranta Buendía. (Currently reading)


Option 2, Spell it out.

B.
L. Me Before You: Louisa Clark, character. READ ON 07.02.15.
A. Ava Dellaira - Love Letters to the dead.
C. The sea of Monsters: Annabeth Chase, character. READ ON 16.02.15.
K.




One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez Me Before You by Jojo Moyes Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2) by Rick Riordan


message 29: by Renee (new)

Renee (reneeconoulty) | 3309 comments Welcome to the Challenge Susan, Silia, Catherine, Audrey Jane, Cait, Rachel, Catherine, Kme_17, Shannan and Mandy!


message 30: by Sparrowlicious (new)

Sparrowlicious Oh god, I need to leave this group. D:


message 31: by Beth (last edited Feb 28, 2015 11:21PM) (new)

Beth | 39 comments I'll spell it out at level Double Agent.

8/8 completed

W. Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella (audio book, 2/12)
H. Haunted by Kelley Armstrong (2/8)
I. Iron Kissed by Patricia Briggs (2/10)
T. Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives by various authors (2/3)
E. Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card (2/20)

Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella Haunted (Women of the Otherworld #5) by Kelley Armstrong Iron Kissed (Mercy Thompson, #3) by Patricia Briggs Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives Stories from the Trailblazers of Domestic Suspense by Sarah Weinman Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1) by Orson Scott Card

B. Broken by Kelley Armstrong (audio book, 2/26)
A. Audrey Niffenegger - The Time Traveler's Wife (2/28)
D. Dark Places by Gillian Flynn (2/13)

Broken (Women of the Otherworld, #6) by Kelley Armstrong The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger Dark Places by Gillian Flynn


message 32: by Sarenna (last edited Feb 27, 2015 10:37AM) (new)

Sarenna (djsthree) | 73 comments I'm in.
4/5

S - Parasite - Mira Grant (Sally Mitchell - main character)
H - Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix
A - Cherry Heaven by LJ Adlington
D - The Bad Seedby William March (Claude Daigle - character)
E - Twinkie, Deconstructed: My Journey to Discover How the Ingredients Found in Processed Foods Are Grown, Mined (Yes, Mined), and Manipulated Into What America Eats by Steve Ettlinger


message 33: by ❀Tea❀ (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 9471 comments Welcome to the challenge Sparrowlicious, Beth & Sarenna ☺



Sparrowlicious wrote: "Oh god, I need to leave this group. D:"

Why?! :P


message 34: by Emily (last edited Feb 15, 2015 07:45PM) (new)

Emily | 1 comments Option 1
Worthy of Redemption- L.D. Davis

Option 2
B ---Friend-Zoned-Belle Aurora
L ---Tethered-L.D. Davis
A ---The Boss-Abigail Barnette
C ---Six of Hearts-L.H. Cosway
K ---Mafia Captive-Kitty Thomas

S ---Archer's Voice-Mia Sheridan
H ---Deviant-Callie Hart
A ---Code Red-Amy Noelle
D ---Sempre-JM Darhower
E ---Unforgiven-Elizabeth Finn


Option 3
black --- Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood) -J.R. Ward
black --- Bang (Black Lotus)-E.K. Blair
good --- Good in Bed-Jennifer Weiner
bad --- Very Bad Things-Ilsa Maden-Mills


message 35: by Claire (last edited Feb 23, 2015 02:50AM) (new)

Claire  | 3630 comments Duration - 1 to 28 February
Level: Vigilante - 10 to 12 books (for now?)
Progression: 10/10

Spell-it-out : Black

✓ B: The Backup Boyfriend
✓ L: Latitude Extreme
✓ A: Adrian's Forgotten Mate
✓ C: Charlie Richards (author) Happy Furry New Year
✓ K: King's Command (series) Eastern Embrace

Spell-it-out : Shade

✓ S: Stefan
✓ H: Highland Heart
✓ A: Awaken Me Darkly
✓ D: Dragon Hearts (series) Beware the Dragons
✓ E: Elder Races (series) Serpent's Kiss

The Backup Boyfriend (The Boyfriend Chronicles, #1) by River Jaymes Happy Furry New Year (Wolves of Stone Ridge, #27) by Charlie Richards Eastern Embrace (King's Command #2) by Olivia Black Stefan (The Marius Brothers, #3) by Joyee Flynn Highland Heart (King's Command, #1) by Stormy Glenn Serpent's Kiss (Elder Races, #3) by Thea Harrison Adrian's Forgotten Mate (The Pregnant Mate, #2) by Marcy Jacks Awaken Me Darkly (Alien Huntress, #1) by Gena Showalter Beware the Dragons (Dragon Hearts #2) by Marcy Jacks Latitude Extreme by Stephani Hecht

COMPLETE


message 36: by ❀Tea❀ (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 9471 comments Welcome to the challenge Emily & Angel ☺


message 37: by Cathy (last edited Feb 25, 2015 08:05AM) (new)

Cathy Galloway | 784 comments 50 Shades of Grey
Duration: 2/1/2015 - 2/28/2015
Level: Undercover Cop (5 books)

Completed: 5/5

S Seanan McGuire Rosemary and Rue2/7/15
H The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa 2/3/15
A Alexander, Tasha The Counterfeit Heiress 2/5/15
D Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohen2/25/15
E Elisabeth Naughton Bound to Seduction2/23/15


message 38: by Mary (last edited Feb 27, 2015 10:10PM) (new)

Mary  (wimew) | 396 comments 50 Shades of Grey
Duration: 2/1/2015-2/28/2015
Level Undercover cop (5 books)
5/5 DONE!
S Sarah's Sin - Tami Hoag 2/22
H Hot Blooded Hero - Donna Sterling 2/23
A August,Elizabeth - A Royal Mission 2/24
D Denison, Janelle - Bride Included 2/10
E Evanovich, Janet - One For The Money 2/11


message 39: by ♣Tessa♣ (last edited Feb 26, 2015 09:19AM) (new)

♣Tessa♣ | 20 comments Ok I'm in to try my first challenge!


Level: Vigilante - 10 to 12 books Bad guy - 13+ books

**Updating b/c I'm going to wrap up early - gonna push myself!**
Status: 26/12 26
Option 5: Combo

Spell It Out:


S - The Lost Empress -Steve Robinson (2/13/15)
H - Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins (2/5/15)
A - Atlantis World -A.G. Riddle(2/6/15)
D - A Dark Mind (Lizzy Garnder #3) - T.R. Ragan (2/3/15)
E - Everything Burns -Vincent Zandri (2/12/15)

B - Winter Fall - Byron Tucker(2/7/15)
L - In the Dark - Richard Laymon (2/5/15)
A - The Back Road -Rachel Abbott (2/12/15)
C - Blackout - Tim Curran (2/8/15)
K - Legendarium -Kevin G. Summers (2/10/15)

G - The Gift - Dave Donovan (2/20/15)
O - The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Neil Gaiman (2/12/15)
O - Owlet - Emma Michaels (2/14/15)
D - How to Fight Presidents - Daniel O'Brien (2/24/15)

B - Beware the Wild - Natalie C Parker (2/18/15)
A - August 9th - Stu Schreiber (2/14/15)
D - Divergent - Veronica Roth (2/15/15)

G - Giant Land Octopus - George L Cook III (2/20/15)
R - Rain Girl - Gabi Kreslehner (2/16/15)
E - Dead at Sea - Edward Butterfield (2/16/15)
Y - Yellow Eyed Cat - Pierce Du Buisson (2/16/15)

W - The Gate - Kevin Windorf (2/12/15)
H - The Line - J.D. Horn (2/26/15)
I - I-35 - Brett Selmont (2/23/15)
T - Operation Cowboy - Stephen Talty (2/17/15)
E - Spoiled Rotten - E.L. Ditzman(2/16/15)


Cover
The Gate by Kevin John Windorf Rain Girl by Gabi Kreslehner I-35 by Brett Selmont A Dark Mind (Lizzy Gardner #3) by T.R. Ragan Winter Fall by Byron Tucker August 9th by Stu Schreiber Spoiled Rotten by E. L. Ditzman
Character:

MC: Franza Oberwieser from Rain Girl (cover above) *(2/16/15)


READ:
A Dark Mind (Lizzy Gardner #3) by T.R. Ragan The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins In the Dark by Richard Laymon The Atlantis World (The Origin Mystery, #3) by A.G. Riddle Winter Fall by Byron Tucker Blackout by Tim Curran Legendarium by Michael Bunker The Back Road by Rachel Abbott Everything Burns by Vincent Zandri The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman The Gate by Kevin John Windorf The Lost Empress by Steve Robinson August 9th by Stu Schreiber Owlet (Society of Feathers Book 1) by Emma Michaels Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth Rain Girl by Gabi Kreslehner Spoiled Rotten by E. L. Ditzman Yellow-Eyed Cat by Pierce du Buisson Dead At Sea A Crime Drama Pilot by by Edward Butterfield Operation Cowboy The Secret American Mission to Save the World's Most Beautiful Horses in the Last Days of World War II by Stephan Talty Beware the Wild by Natalie C. Parker The Gift by Dave Donovan Giant Land Octopus by George L. Cook III I-35 by Brett Selmont How to Fight Presidents Defending Yourself Against the Badasses Who Ran This Country by Daniel O'Brien The Line (Witching Savannah, #1) by J.D. Horn

CHALLENGE COMPLETE 2/26/15


message 40: by Melissa (ladybug) (last edited Mar 20, 2015 05:27PM) (new)

Melissa (ladybug) (ladybugsdoodles) | 1032 comments NBRC: 50 Shades of Grey
Duration - February 1st to March 31st (Using one of my cards to extend this challenge)
Level ◈ Undercover Cop - 4 to 6 books / Option 2 - Spell it out

G: Author: Grace Livingston Hill - The Tryst **** 2/13/15
R: Author: Roald Dahl - Matilda ***** 2/2/15
E: Title: Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict **** 2/10/15
Y: Title: The Year of the Book **** 3/19/15

The Tryst by Grace Livingston Hill Matilda by Roald Dahl The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict (The Mysterious Benedict Society, #0.5) by Trenton Lee Stewart The Year of the Book by Andrea Cheng




message 41: by ❀Tea❀ (new)

❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 9471 comments Welcome to the challenge Cathy, Mary, Stephanie & Melissa ☺


message 42: by ♣Tessa♣ (new)

♣Tessa♣ | 20 comments ❀Tea❀ wrote: "Welcome to the challenge Cathy, Mary, Stephanie & Melissa ☺"


Thanks :)


Melissa (ladybug) (ladybugsdoodles) | 1032 comments Thank you! :)


message 44: by Juliana (last edited Feb 24, 2015 03:59AM) (new)

Juliana Rodrigues (julianamfrodrigues) | 1739 comments 50 Shades of Grey
Duration: 2.1.2015 - 2.28.2015

Option 5 - Combo
Level: Good guy (1 to 3 books)
Books read: 4

Option 1 - Character
Read books where a character is "50 shades of grey" (a bit good and a bit bad)
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare | 06Fev2015
Will has all shades of grey. He can be awful, rude and a little cruel, but he cares about Jem and the Institute.

Option 2 - Spell it out

◈ B - Ann Brashares | The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants | 20Fev2015
◈ A - Isaac Asimov | Fundação e Império | 23Fev2015
◈ D - Darkover Landfall by Marion Zimmer Bradley | 17Fev2015

CHALLENGE COMPLETED!!
Level conquered: Undercover cop - with 4 books


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Renee (reneeconoulty) | 3309 comments Welcome to the challenge Juliana!


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Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1126 comments Novel Books & Reading Challenges
50 Shades of Grey
Duration:
2/1/2015 - 2/28/2015

Progress: 4 out of 4

Option 2 - Spell it out
Choose one or more of the following words - black, white, grey, shade, good, bad.
For each letter in the word read books with titles, series names, authors (first or last name), characters (first or last name), that begin with letters that correspond to letters of the words you chose. You may ignore the indefinite and definite articles (a, an, the, etc).


G: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin - ***** - 2/1/2015 - 835 Pages
R: Nora Roberts; The Collector - ***** - 2/27/2015
E: Erin Morgenstern; The Night Circus - **** - 2/22/2015
Y: Yasmine Galenorn; Night Myst - ***** - 2/26/2015

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern The Collector by Nora Roberts Night Myst (Indigo Court, #1) by Yasmine Galenorn


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Holli | 397 comments Novel Books & Reading Challenges
50 Shades of Grey
Duration:
2/1/2015 - 2/28/2015

Option 2 - Spell-it-Out

05/05

B - Brisbane, Grace (main character), Shiver, Maggie Stiefvater 2/16/15
L - Lazette Gifford, Two Year Novel Course: Set 1 2/11/15
A - Andrews, Veronica, The Man Within 2/21/15
C - Cheyenne McCray, King of Hearts 2/2/15
K - The Kill Order, James Dashner 2/4/15

Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater Two Year Novel Course Set 1 (2YN) by Lazette Gifford The Man Within (Breeds, #2; Feline Breeds, #2) by Lora Leigh King of Hearts (Wonderland, #1) by Cheyenne McCray The Kill Order (Maze Runner, #0.5) by James Dashner


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❀Tea❀ (ttea) | 9471 comments Welcome to the challenge Suzanne & Holli ☺


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Trudie (shadowspark) First Challenge, lets hope I make it :)

Novel Books & Reading Challenges
50 Shades of Grey
Duration: 2/1/2015 - 2/28/2015

Option 2 - Spell-it-Out

S- MaryJanice Davidson - Undead and Uneasy - Sinclair 2/28/15
H- Michele Hauf - Her Vampire Husband 2/22/15
A- MaryJanice Davidson - Sleeping with the Fishes - Artur 2/28/15
D- Jade Lee - Dragonborn 2/25/15
E- Elizabeth Beacon - The Marquis's Awakening 2/21/15

B- Karice Bolton - Lonely Souls 2/28/15
L- Lee Child - Tripwire 2/16/15
A- Adrienne Giordano - The Marshal 2/13/15
C- Janie Crouch - Infiltration 2/14/15
K- Kristina Cook - Unlaced 2/28/15

Finally, was a close one there for a bit, but I managed to do it!


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Rebecca (rebeccasg) | 3321 comments 50 Shades of Grey
Feb 1-28


Spell It Out
Level: Undercover cop - 4 to 6 books
Completed: 5/5

W - Will in Clockwork Angel 2/4/15
H - Hercules in The Mark of Athena 2/10/15
I - Ivy in The Mime Order 2/10/15
T - Tina in Antiques Bizarre 2/5/15
E - Edward Mastermand in Murder on the Orient Express 2/11/15

Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) by Cassandra Clare The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, #3) by Rick Riordan The Mime Order (The Bone Season, #2) by Samantha Shannon Antiques Bizarre (A Trash 'n' Treasures Mystery, #4) by Barbara Allan Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10) by Agatha Christie

Grey Cover:
The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse (Flavia de Luce, #6.5) by Alan Bradley 2/2/15


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