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message 1: by Sheri, Bookworm (new)

Sheri | 12313 comments Mod
THREE
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number

Cardinal number: three
1. equivalent to the sum of one and two; one more than two; 3
2. a group or unit of three people or things.
3. the first odd prime number and the second smallest prime.

Our challenge for MAY will be honoring the number Three. Why Three? Why not?
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This challenge will run May 1 – May 31, 2015

Here is what you do:
3a. Read three books that have three-word titles.

3b. Read three books that were written by authors with three names.
Ex. Karen Marie Moning, S.J. Watson, J.R. Ward; use three different authors.

3c. Read a trilogy.

3d. Read a book that is the third book in a series.

3e. Read three books that were written by the same author.
These can be part of a series but separate from a trilogy.

3f. Read three books chosen using the acronym M-A-Y.
The title of the book should start with one of these letters.

Pick or choose any reading comination above. To count for the challenge, you must complete all three books for the number(s) you choose.

You can post your books now but do not start reading until May 1!


Happy Reading!


message 2: by Suzy (last edited Apr 27, 2015 08:50PM) (new)

Suzy | 83 comments 3a. Read three books that have three-word titles; A Monster Calls by Patrick NessBurn for Burn (Burn for Burn, #1) by Jenny HanFire with Fire (Burn for Burn, #2) by Jenny Han
3b. NOT DOING THIS ONE.
3c. Read a trilogy; Ruby Red (Precious Stone Trilogy, #1) by Kerstin GierSapphire Blue (Precious Stone Trilogy, #2) by Kerstin GierEmerald Green (Precious Stone Trilogy, #3) by Kerstin Gier
3d. Read a book that is the third book in a series; Deity (Covenant, #3) by Jennifer L. Armentrout
3e. Read three books that were written by the same author; Law Man (Dream Man, #3) by Kristen AshleyMotorcycle Man (Dream Man, #4) by Kristen AshleyLady Luck by Kristen Ashley
3f. NOT DOING THIS ONE.



message 3: by Patricia (last edited May 26, 2015 08:40PM) (new)

Patricia (velexa) | 31 comments 7/7 Read DONE!!!

3a. Three books with three word titles Written in Red (The Others, #1) by Anne Bishop 5/23 Isle of Night (The Watchers, #1) by Veronica Wolff 5/14 The Goddess Test (Goddess Test, #1) by Aimee Carter 5/5

3b. Authors with 3 names Defy (Defy, #1) by Sara B. Larson 5/6 Born at Midnight (Shadow Falls, #1) by C.C. Hunter 5/26 Marked (House of Night #1) by P.C. Cast 5/13

3d. Read a book that is the third book in a series. The Forever Song (Blood of Eden, #3) by Julie Kagawa 5/17

My first reading challenge so I think I'll stick with these for now. If I feel I can do another three I may come back and pick one more.


message 4: by Belkis (last edited May 21, 2015 06:31PM) (new)

Belkis (bminaya) | 603 comments I'm in, not sure which of these I'll do but it sounds like a lot of fun :)

10 Read Done!

3a. Read three books that have three-word titles.
The Best Medicine (Bell Harbor, #2) by Tracy Brogan 5/1 End of Days (Penryn and the End of Days, #3) by Susan Ee 5/13 Wild Man Creek (Virgin River, #14) by Robyn Carr 5/21

3b. Read three books that were written by authors with three names.
Bloodlines (Conversion, #2) by S.C. Stephens by S.C. Stephens 5/7
A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1) by Sarah J. Maas by Sarah J. Maas 5/17 Deliverance (Defiance, #3) by C.J. Redwine 5/6 by C.J. Redwine

3d. Read a book that is the third book in a series.
Whispering Rock (Virgin River, #3) by Robyn Carr 5/3

3e. Read three books that were written by the same author.
These can be part of a series but separate from a trilogy.
A Virgin River Christmas (Virgin River, #4) by Robyn Carr 5/5 Second Chance Pass (Virgin River, #5) by Robyn Carr 5/10 Temptation Ridge (Virgin River, #6) by Robyn Carr 5/12 by Robyn Carr


message 5: by Khadija (last edited Apr 28, 2015 04:59AM) (new)


message 6: by Leigh, ⚔️ Wonder Woman ⚔️ (last edited May 29, 2015 12:15PM) (new)

Leigh | 15894 comments Mod
I'm in.

Shut Up & Read May "The Power of Three" Challenge
May 1 - May 30, 2015

Completed: 7/7


Here is what you do:
3b. Read three books that were written by authors with three names.
Witch Hunt (Preternatural Affairs, #1) by S.M. Reineby S.M. Reine 5/6
Ensnared (Splintered, #3) by A.G. Howard by A.G. Howard 5/15
Omega (War of the Alphas, #1) by S.M. Reine by S.M. Reine 5/25


3d. Read a book that is the third book in a series.
Passion (Fallen, #3) by Lauren Kate 5/29

3e. Read three books that were written by the same author.

Invincible (Chronicles of Nick, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon 5/1 Retribution (Dark-Hunter, #10) by Sherrilyn Kenyon 5/8 The Guardian (Dream-Hunter, #5; Were-Hunter, #6) by Sherrilyn Kenyon 5/13


message 7: by Tawallah (last edited May 30, 2015 02:12PM) (new)

Tawallah I'm in and will update as I can. For now my picks are:

READ 4/6
3a.✔ The Biomass Revolution (The Tisaian Chronicles #1) by Nicholas Sansbury Smith A Perfect Madness by Frank H. Marsh The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg

3b. ✔ Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline Onyx (Lux, #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout Blue Fall (The Tournament, #1) by B.B. Griffith


message 8: by Carol (last edited May 17, 2015 02:30AM) (new)

Carol | 78 comments I'm in. Read 6/15

3a. Read three books that have three-word titles.
a) Christmas Cookie Collection by Lori Wilde
b) Run For Home by Sheila Quigley
c) Run, Mummy, Run by Cathy Glass √

3b. Read three books that were written by authors with three names.
a) L M Montgomery – Anne of Green Gables
b) L L Bartlett – Murder on the mind √
c) J D Robb – Glory in Death

3c. Read a trilogy.
a) Anna Carey – Eve √
b) Anna Carey – Once √
c) Anna Carey – Rise √

3d. Read a book that is the third book in a series.
Jasper Fforde – Well of Lost Plots

3e. Read three books that were written by the same author.
Scott Westerfeld – Uglies
a) Pretties
b) Specials
c) Extras

3f. Read three books chosen using the acronym M-A-Y.
The title of the book should start with one of these letters.
M - Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin
A - After: First Light by Scott Nicholson √
Y - You've been warned by James Patterson


message 9: by Beth (last edited May 31, 2015 11:36PM) (new)

Beth I'm in too. Going to take it easy, though, and skip 3c (trilogy) and 3e (same author).

10/10 completed

3a. Read three books that have three-word titles.
1. Swimming Pool Sunday by Madeleine Wickham - 5/2 ★★★
2. Reasons to Live by Amy Hempel - 5/4 ★★★★
3. Real Man Adventures by T Cooper - 5/6 ★★★★

3b. Read three books that were written by authors with three names.
1. James Leo Herlihy - The Season of the Witch - 5/28 ★★★
2. Donald A. Norman - The Design of Everyday Things (audio book) - 5/13 ★★★★
3. Ursula K. Le Guin - A Wizard of Earthsea - 5/9 ★★★

3d. Read a book that is the third book in a series.
MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood - 5/31 ★★★★★

3f. Read three books chosen using the acronym M-A-Y.
M: Migraine by Oliver Sacks - 5/27 ★★★★★
A: All Fall Down by James Leo Herlihy - 5/13 ★★★★
Y: The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood - 5/22 ★★★★

Swimming Pool Sunday by Madeleine Wickham Reasons to Live by Amy Hempel Real Man Adventures by T Cooper A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle, #1) by Ursula K. Le Guin The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman All Fall Down by James Leo Herlihy The Year of the Flood (MaddAddam, #2) by Margaret Atwood Migraine by Oliver Sacks The Season of the Witch by James Leo Herlihy MaddAddam (MaddAddam, #3) by Margaret Atwood


Amy (DemonKittie) (demonkittie) | 502 comments 3a. Read three books that have three-word titles.

3b. Read three books that were written by authors with three names.
Ex. Karen Marie Moning, S.J. Watson, J.R. Ward; use three different authors.

3c. Read a trilogy.

3d. Read a book that is the third book in a series.

3e. Read three books that were written by the same author.
These can be part of a series but separate from a trilogy.

3f. Read three books chosen using the acronym M-A-Y.
The title of the book should start with one of these letters.


message 11: by Diana S (new)

Diana S | 87 comments May "The Power of Three" Challenge


3a. Read three books that have three-word titles.

3b. Read three books that were written by authors with three names.
Ex. Karen Marie Moning, S.J. Watson, J.R. Ward; use three different authors.

3c. Read a trilogy.

3d. Read a book that is the third book in a series.

3e. Read three books that were written by the same author.
These can be part of a series but separate from a trilogy.

3f. Read three books chosen using the acronym M-A-Y.
The title of the book should start with one of these letters.


message 12: by Katie (last edited May 29, 2015 08:34PM) (new)

Katie Dronenburg | 70 comments 3a. Read three books that have three-word titles.
Gone Too Far by Natalie D. Richards His Proposed Deal by Sandi Lynn The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West

3b. Read three books that were written by authors with three names.
Ex. Karen Marie Moning, S.J. Watson, J.R. Ward; use three different authors.

3c. Read a trilogy.

3d. Read a book that is the third book in a series.

3e. Read three books that were written by the same author.
These can be part of a series but separate from a trilogy.
How to Date a Nerd (How To, #1) by Cassie Mae

3f. Read three books chosen using the acronym M-A-Y.
The title of the book should start with one of these letters.


message 13: by Brittany (new)

Brittany McCann (brittanylmccann) 3a. Read three books that have three-word titles.

3b. Read three books that were written by authors with three names.
Ex. Karen Marie Moning, S.J. Watson, J.R. Ward; use three different authors.

3c. Read a trilogy.

3d. Read a book that is the third book in a series.

3e. Read three books that were written by the same author.
These can be part of a series but separate from a trilogy.

3f. Read three books chosen using the acronym M-A-Y.
The title of the book should start with one of these letters.

Pick or choose any reading comination above. To count for the challenge, you must complete all three books for the number(s) you choose.


message 14: by Jennifer (last edited May 28, 2015 10:03PM) (new)

Jennifer (featherlashes) May "The Power of Three" Challenge
Tasks Completed: 1/6


3a. Read three books that have three-word titles.
The Kraken King (5/19/15)
End of Days (5/26/15)

3b. Read three books that were written by authors with three names.

3c. Read a trilogy.

3d. Read a book that is the third book in a series.
Riveted (5/14/15)

3e. Read three books that were written by the same author.
Dannika Dark-Four Days (5/4/15)
Dannika Dark-Three Hours (5/16/15)
Dannika Dark-

3f. Read three books chosen using the acronym M-A-Y.
M-The Martian (5/28/15)
A-Aflame (5/2/15)
Y-


message 15: by Belkis (new)

Belkis (bminaya) | 603 comments Good luck everyone :) I'm done for this month. Onto next month!


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