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message 1: by Yz the Whyz, Moderator (last edited Apr 20, 2010 02:13PM) (new)

Yz the Whyz (whyz) | 9327 comments Here is where we post our official lists and update our progress.


1. May: Read a book which title starts with "M."

2. Birthday: Read a book from a May B-day celebrant. (http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...)

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, setting or character is from Washington (State).

4. Memorial Day: Read book whose author is now deceased.

5. Cinco De Mayo: Read a book whose title has 5 words.

6. RRRC 1,000 Members Milestone: Read a book that has over a 1,000 ratings in GoodReads.

7. Professional Potpourri: May seems to have a celebration for every profession (Teacher's Day, Nurses' Day, Law Day, Armed Forces Day). Read a book where one of the main character works in any of these fields (education, nursing, law or military).

8. Romance Genre: Read a futuristic or sci-fi romance.

9. Of Lists and Shelves: Inspired by Photojim's phrase, You "May" Not Read, Read a banned book from this list.
(http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy...)

10. Reader's Choice

Challenge Duration: May 1 - May 31, 2010

You can choose 3, 5, 8 or all 10 categories depending on your reading speed, books availability and/or time commitment.


message 2: by Lindy-Lane (last edited May 20, 2010 11:10AM) (new)

Lindy-Lane (moonbacklit) | 452 comments I'm in. Aiming for all 10 but will commit to at least 3.

3/10 DONE

1. Starts with"M": Manor of Death by Leslie Caine FINISHED 5.19

2. B-D celebrant: Death of a Witch by MC Beaton (Tosca's)

3. Geo-Washington: Fourth Horseman by Margot Dalton

4. Memorial: Captains and the Kings by Taylor Caldwell

5. 5 word title: Murder of a Smart Cookie by Denise Swanson FINISHED 5.13

6. 1,000+ ratings: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

7. Law professional: Malice in Maggody by Joan Hess

8. Futuristic/sci-fi romance: Amaryllis by Jayne Castle

9. "May" not read: Blood and Chocolate by Annette Klause

10. Reader's Choice: Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay FINISHED 5.16

FINISHED:

Murder of a Smart Cookie (A Scumble River Mystery, #7) by Denise Swanson Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay Manor of Death (A Domestic Bliss Mystery, #3) by Leslie Caine


message 3: by Katherine (last edited May 31, 2010 07:03PM) (new)

Katherine (kebrand0112) I am in! 10/10

1. May: Moonlight And Mischief by Rhonda Woodward

2. Birthday: (Nichole) The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong

3. Geography: Second Sight by Amanda Quick(author from Washington)

4. Memorial Day: The Diary of a Young Girl: the Definitive Edition by Anne Frank

5. Cinco De Mayo: Your Heart Belongs to Me: A Novel by Dean Koontz

6. RRRC 1,000 Members Milestone: Dark Prince by Christine Feehan

7. Professional Potpourri: Evil at Heart by Chelsea Cain

8. Romance Genre: Naked in Death by J.D. Robb

9. Of Lists and Shelves:Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause

10. Reader's Choice: Thyme of Death by Susan Wittig Albert

The Summoning (Darkest Powers, #1) by Kelley Armstrong Your Heart Belongs to Me A Novel by Dean Koontz Dark Prince (Carpathians, #1) by Christine Feehan Naked in Death (In Death, #1) by J.D. Robb
Moonlight And Mischief by Rhonda Woodward Second Sight (Arcane Society, # 1) by Amanda Quick The Diary of a Young Girl the Definitive Edition by Anne Frank Evil at Heart (Gretchen Lowell, #3) by Chelsea Cain Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause Thyme of Death (China Bayles, #1) by Susan Wittig Albert


message 4: by Beth (new)

Beth Excellent! I was just sitting at work (bored and procrastinating) and crossing my fingers for a new challenge to choose books for. I'm in!


Jim son of Jim (formerly PhotoJim) (jim_formerly_photojim) | 5294 comments Washington - State or DC?

I'm in BTW. List will get posted as I read them.

On a side note, I've inspired something other than ____________ (fill in the blank with any one of several inappropriate and self deprecating possibilities. My favorite answer is 'a trip to the free clinic' but you can come up with your own of course.)


message 6: by Yz the Whyz, Moderator (new)

Yz the Whyz (whyz) | 9327 comments State


message 7: by Ashley (new)

Ashley (ashleymfrench) | 2 comments Will try to do. Books to come later.


message 8: by Caz (new)

Caz List to come later, aiming for 10, but definitely at least 5 :) x


message 9: by Sarah (new)

Sarah (sgrace91) | 1 comments I'm in too! Although I'll have to start late, but I'll catch up before the end of May. I'll choose three: May (book that starts with the letter M), Professional Potpourri, and Of lists and shelves-The Lovely Bones. If anyone wants to reccommend a book for my first two subjects that would be great.


message 10: by Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (last edited May 28, 2010 03:46PM) (new)

Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (shuga) | 1051 comments 1.MAY: Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts COMPLETED 05.14
2.BIRTHDAY: Lover Enshrined by J.R. Ward COMPLETED 05.06
3.GEORGRAPHY: 74 Seaside Avenue by Debbie Macomber COMPLETED 05.12
4.MEMORIAL DAY: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll
5.CINCO DE MAYO: A Breath of Snow and Ashes by Diana Gabaldon
6.RRRC 1000 MEMBERS MILESTONE: Lover Revealed by J.R. Ward COMPLETED 05.21
7.PROFESSIONAL POTPOURRI: The Devil's Punchbowl by Greg Iles COMPLETED 05.26
8.ROMANCE GENRE: Fantasy In Death by J D Robb
9.OF LISTS & SHELVES: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling COMPLETED 05.28
10.READER'S CHOICE: Archangel's Kiss by [author:Nalini Singh|



message 11: by Kelley (new)

Kelley (shewolf0316) 1. May: Read a book which title starts with "M."

2. Birthday: Read a book from a May B-day celebrant.

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, setting or character is from Washington (State).

4. Memorial Day: Read book whose author is now deceased.

5. Cinco De Mayo: Read a book whose title has 5 words.

6. RRRC 1,000 Members Milestone: Read a book that has over a 1,000 ratings in GoodReads.

7. Professional Potpourri: May seems to have a celebration for every profession (Teacher's Day, Nurses' Day, Law Day, Armed Forces Day). Read a book where one of the main character works in any of these fields (education, nursing, law or military).

8. Romance Genre: Read a futuristic or sci-fi romance.

9. Of Lists and Shelves: Inspired by Photojim's phrase, You "May" Not Read, Read a banned book from this list.
(http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/ba...)

10. Reader's Choice

Challenge Duration: May 1 - May 31, 2010

You can choose 3, 5, 8 or all 10 categories depending on your reading speed, books availability and/or time commitment


message 12: by Carolyn F. (new)

Carolyn F. | 719 comments I'm in, I'll list later.


message 13: by SandyC (new)

SandyC (sandyc88) | 1281 comments I'll try it. Will post books later.

1. May: Read a book which title starts with "M."

2. Birthday: Read a book from a May B-day celebrant.

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, setting or character is from Washington (State).

4. Memorial Day: Read book whose author is now deceased.

5. Cinco De Mayo: Read a book whose title has 5 words.

6. RRRC 1,000 Members Milestone: Read a book that has over a 1,000 ratings in GoodReads.

7. Professional Potpourri: May seems to have a celebration for every profession (Teacher's Day, Nurses' Day, Law Day, Armed Forces Day). Read a book where one of the main character works in any of these fields (education, nursing, law or military).

8. Romance Genre: Read a futuristic or sci-fi romance.

9. Of Lists and Shelves: Inspired by Photojim's phrase, You "May" Not Read, Read a banned book from this list.
(http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/ba...)

10. Reader's Choice

Challenge Duration: May 1 - May 31, 2010

You can choose 3, 5, 8 or all 10 categories depending on your reading speed, books availability and/or time commitment.


message 14: by Penney (new)

Penney (pschoener) | 3553 comments I'm in for sure but it may be while before I post. BTW can I choose a book from my own list since my b'day is in May?


message 15: by Yz the Whyz, Moderator (new)

Yz the Whyz (whyz) | 9327 comments Penney wrote: "I'm in for sure but it may be while before I post. BTW can I choose a book from my own list since my b'day is in May?"

Definitely!


message 16: by Erin (new)

Erin (erin-b) Read: 0/10

1. May: Mackenzie's Mission by Linda Howard

2. Birthday: One Foot in the Grave by Jeaniene Frost (Nichole)

3. Geography: Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs

4. Memorial Day: The Torrents of Spring by Earnest Hemingway

5. Cinco De Mayo: King of Sword and Sky by C.L. WIlson

6. RRRC 1,000 Members Milestone: At Grave's End by Jeaniene Frost

7. Professional Potpourri: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

8. Romance Genre: Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh

9. Of Lists and Shelves: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume

10. Reader's Choice: Hunting Ground by Patricia Briggs

Mackenzie's Mission (Mackenzie Family, #2) by Linda Howard One Foot in the Grave (Night Huntress, #2) by Jeaniene Frost Blood Bound (Mercedes Thompson, #2) by Patricia Briggs The Torrents of Spring by Ernest Hemingway King of Sword and Sky (Tairen Soul Series, Book #3) by C.L. Wilson At Grave's End (Night Huntress, #3) by Jeaniene Frost Outlander (Outlander, #1) by Diana Gabaldon Slave to Sensation (Psy-Changeling, #1) by Nalini Singh Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume Hunting Ground (Alpha & Omega, #2) by Patricia Briggs


message 17: by Jacqueline (last edited May 22, 2010 04:54PM) (new)

Jacqueline (jacquelineo) | 64 comments Romance Readers Monthly Challenge (May 2010)
Start Date 05/01/2010

Goal 8/10 completed on May 22nd

1. May: Read a book which title starts with "M."
Moon Called

2. Birthday: Read a book from a May B-day celebrant. (http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2162...) From Nichole's List-With Caution

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, setting or character is from Washington (State).Blood Bound

5. Cinco De Mayo: Read a book whose title has 5 words. The Mark of an Alpha


6. RRRC 1,000 Members Milestone: Read a book that has over a 1,000 ratings in GoodReads.Sugar Daddy

7. Professional Potpourri: May seems to have a celebration for every profession (Teacher's Day, Nurses' Day, Law Day, Armed Forces Day). Read a book where one of the main character works in any of these fields (education, nursing, law or military).Paradise Valley

9. Of Lists and Shelves: Inspired by Photojim's phrase, You "May" Not Read, Read a banned book from this list.
(http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/ba...)
Forever


10. Reader's Choice-Savor the Moment

Read
Moon Called (Mercedes Thompson, #1) by Patricia Briggs Blood Bound (Mercedes Thompson, #2) by Patricia Briggs Savor the Moment (Bride Quartet, #3) by Nora Roberts With Caution (With or Without Series, #3) by J.L. Langley Paradise Valley (Virgin River, #7) by Robyn Carr Sugar Daddy (Travises, #1) by Lisa Kleypas The Mark of an Alpha (Pack Discipline, #1) by Kim Dare
Forever by Judy Blume


message 18: by AmandaG (new)

AmandaG (amandag3) | 254 comments I'm in too! Happy this was posted now. I was trying to decide between several books and wasn't sure if any of those books could satisfy next month's challenge [is this a weird way of choosing a book or what?:]


ஐ Briansgirl (Book Queen)ஐ (briansgirlkate) May Monthly Challenge
0/10

1. "M" TITLE: Murder is Binding by Lorna Barrett
2. BIRTHDAY: Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris (My own!)
3. GEORGRAPHY - WASHINGTON: Navy Wife by Debbie Macomber
4. DEAD AUTHOR: Where Eagles Dare by Alistair MacLean
5. 5 WORD TITLE: Something's Alive on the Titanic by Robert J. Serling
6. 1000 RATINGS: Another Fine Myth by Robert Lynn Asprin (1,421 ratings)
7.PROFESSIONAL (Education/Nursing/Law or Military): Under the King's Command : Romancing the Crown by Ingrid Weaver
8. FUTURE/SCI-FI ROMANCE: City on the Edge of Forever (Star Trek) by Harlan Ellison
9. BANNED BOOK: Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson (Newberry Award Winner)
10. READER'S CHOICE: The Librarian's Passionate Knight by Cindy Gerard





message 20: by FlibBityFLooB (last edited Apr 27, 2010 05:26PM) (new)

FlibBityFLooB I’m in again :)

1. Starts with M: Men in Kilts by Katie MacAlister
2. Birthday (Shazzy): Lover Unbound by JR Ward (re-read)
3 Washington State: Love in the Time of Dragons by Katie MacAlister
4. Dead Author: The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer
5. 5 Word Title: Every Which Way But Dead by Kim Harrison
6. >1000 ratings: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
7. law character: Just the Sexiest Man Alive by Julie James
8. futuristic: Glory in Death by JD Robb
9. banned book: Blood and Chocolate by Anette Klause
10. reader’s pick: Lover Enshrined by JR Ward (re-read)

Men in Kilts by Katie MacAlister Lover Unbound (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #5) by J.R. Ward Love in the Time of Dragons (Light Dragons, #1) by Katie MacAlister The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer Every Which Way But Dead (Rachel Morgan/The Hollows, #3) by Kim Harrison Outlander (Outlander, #1) by Diana Gabaldon Just the Sexiest Man Alive by Julie James Glory in Death (In Death, #2) by J.D. Robb Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause Lover Enshrined (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #6) by J.R. Ward


message 21: by Barbara ★ (last edited May 02, 2010 12:45PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 3524 comments 5/1 UPDATE 1/10 complete

1. May: Mackay, Allie - Some Like it Kilted
2. Birthday: (Tosca) Atlantis Unleashed by Alyssa Day
3. Geography: Silver Borne (Mercedes Thompson, #5) by Patricia Briggs
4. Memorial Day: Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton
5. Cinco De Mayo: Bad Boys With Expensive Toys by Nancy Warren etal
6. RRRC 1,000 Members Milestone: Skin Trade by Laurell K. Hamilton (2739 ratings)
7. Professional Potpourri: Pride Mates by Jennifer Ashley 5/1
8. Romance Genre: Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh
9. Of Lists and Shelves: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
10. Reader's Choice: Me and My Shadow by Katie MacAlister

Some Like it Kilted by Allie Mackay Atlantis Unleashed (Warriors of Poseidon, #5) by Alyssa Day Silver Borne (Mercedes Thompson, #5)  by Patricia Briggs Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton Bad Boys With Expensive Toys by Nancy Warren Skin Trade (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #17) by Laurell K. Hamilton Pride Mates (Shifters Unbound, #1) by Jennifer Ashley Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling, #2) by Nalini Singh A Wrinkle in Time (Time Series, #1) by Madeleine L'Engle Me and My Shadow (Silver Dragons, #3) by Katie MacAlister


Charlotte (Buried in Books) | 561 comments RRR May '10 Challenge

0/5 - This month I'll try for 5

May I read?
- Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder
I read dead people - The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike
5 little words - Size 12 Is Not Fat by Meg Cabot
Why can't I read it? - The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
Because I wanna - Garbo Laughs by Elizabeth Hay

Magic Study (Study, #2) by Maria V. Snyder The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike Size 12 Is Not Fat (Heather Wells, #1) by Meg Cabot The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2) by Philip Pullman Garbo Laughs by Elizabeth Hay

Read

As always the list could change - I have Naked in Death on it's way to me, I guess it depends on what kind of mood I'm in - but all of these books would really help me with other challenges.


message 23: by Nita (new)

Nita (gillnit) I'm in! I think I am going to do just 7 of the categories again. My list:

0/7 done
1. May - Mind Games
2. Birthday (Nichole) - Grimspace
3. Geography (Author lives in Washington) - Love in the Time of Dragons
5. Cinco de Mayo - Lord of the Changing Winds
6. RRRC 1,000 Members Milestone - Crocodile on the Sandbank
8. Futuristic Romance - Beyond the Night
10. Reader's Choice - Atlantis Unleashed

Mind Games (The Disillusionists Trilogy, #1) by Carolyn Crane Grimspace (Sirantha Jax, #1) by Ann Aguirre Love in the Time of Dragons (Light Dragons, #1) by Katie MacAlister Lord of the Changing Winds (Griffin Mage Trilogy) by Rachel Neumeier Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody, #1) by Elizabeth Peters [image error] Atlantis Unleashed (Warriors of Poseidon, #5) by Alyssa Day


message 24: by Christine (last edited May 07, 2010 02:12PM) (new)

Christine (cdunbar) | 635 comments Challenge Duration: May 1 - May 31, 2010
Completed: 4/10 books

1. May: Married By Morning by Lisa Kleypas

2. Birthday: A Knight in Shining Armor by Jude Deveraux (BriansGirl)

3. Geography: Succubus Blues by Richelle Mead (Based in Seattle area) - read 5/4 ****

4. Memorial Day: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle - read 5/7 ***

5. Cinco De Mayo: The Vampire Who Loved Me by Teresa Medeiros

6. RRRC 1,000 Members Milestone: Succubus on Top by Richelle Mead - read 5/5 ****

7. Professional Potpourri: Zack by Cheyenne McCray (Law)

8. Romance Genre: Through the Veil by Shiloh Walker (Sci-Fi)

9. Of Lists and Shelves: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

10. Reader's Choice: Kitty and the Silver Bullet by Carrie Vaughn - read 5/2 ***

[image error] A Knight in Shining Armor (Montgomery Saga, #15) by Jude Deveraux Succubus Blues (Georgina Kincaid, #1) by Richelle Mead A Wrinkle in Time (Time Series, #1) by Madeleine L'Engle The Vampire Who Loved Me (Cabot, #2) by Teresa Medeiros Succubus on Top (Georgina Kincaid, #2) by Richelle Mead Zack (Armed and Dangerous, #1) by Cheyenne McCray Through the Veil  by Shiloh Walker The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky Kitty and the Silver Bullet (Kitty Norville, #4) by Carrie Vaughn


message 25: by C (last edited Apr 20, 2010 05:27PM) (new)

C (ccp981) | 108 comments Doing 5 - failing too often with 10. Will add if 8 or 10 is possible

Birthday: The Rest Falls Away by Colleen Gleason (from Kenjii's list)

Geography: Moon Called by Patricia Briggs

Cinco De Mayo: One Foot in the Grave by Jeanine Frost

RRRC 1,000 Member Milestone: Sins of the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Readers Choice: Elijah by Jacquelyn Frank

The Rest Falls Away (Gardella Vampire Chronicles, #1) by Colleen Gleason Moon Called (Mercedes Thompson, #1) by Patricia Briggs One Foot in the Grave (Night Huntress, #2) by Jeaniene Frost Sins of the Night (Dark-Hunter, #8) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Elijah (Nightwalkers, #3) by Jacquelyn Frank


message 26: by Debbie (new)

Debbie  (db_debber) | 2757 comments I am in, should be fun, I will work up a reading list in the next few days.


message 27: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7316 comments i'm in...book list to follow...(it will give me something to do while i'm working saturday night for a 12 hour shift - blah)


message 28: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 4260 comments I'm in and what an inspired list Yz.


message 29: by Sue (new)

Sue (knitwitsl) | 226 comments I have not posted before, but I'd like to join this challenge. I thought I would start with these five, and maybe add more if I finish these. So here goes!

1. Starts with "M": "Men of the Otherworld" by Kelley Armstrong

2. Birthday: "Angels' Blood" by Nalini Singh (Kenjii)

5. Cinco De Mayo: "The Book of Bright Ideas" by Sandra Kring

6. RRRC 1,000 Members Milestone: "Living with the Dead" by Kelley Armstrong

7. Professional Potpourri: "Rapture in Death" by J.D. Robb

Sue L.-


message 30: by N.L. (new)

N.L. Riviezzo (nlriviezzo) Will probably add more as I figure out which books to read for the other categories.

1. Letter M:
2. Birthday:
3. Geography: Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead
4. Memorial Day: Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
5. Cinco de Mayo: Still Sucks to be Me by Kimberly Pauley
6. 1,000 Members:
7. Professional:
8. Romance: Lover Mine by J.R. Ward
9. Of List & Shelves: Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause
10. Reader's Choice:

Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy, #5) by Richelle Mead Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Still Sucks to be Me More All-True Confessions of Mina Hamilton Smith, Teen Vampire by Kimberly Pauley Lover Mine (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #8) by J.R. Ward Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause


message 31: by Gaijinmama (new)

Gaijinmama | 85 comments I haven't been doing so well with the Challenges but I'm in anyway. I'll post a list later.


message 32: by Jennefer (new)

Jennefer (jenneferpracticex3) | 247 comments I'm in! I think I will post as I go.... but then again maybe not, I do like making lists! LOL


message 33: by Valorie (last edited Apr 20, 2010 11:31PM) (new)

Valorie  | 2106 comments I'm in as usual! I'm addicted to these challenges!

0/10 Done

1. May: Mortal Sins by Eileen Wilks
2. Birthday(Michelle): Burning Alive by Shannon Butcher
3. Geography: Ghost of a Chance by Yasmine Galenorn
4. Memorial Day: The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike
5. Cinco de Mayo: Even Vampires Get the Blues by Katie MacAlister
6. 1,000 Members: You Slay Me by Katie MacAlister
7. Professional(Army): They Call Me Death by Missy Jane
8. Romance: Finders Keepers by Linnea Sinclair
9. Of Lists & Shelves: Forever by Judy Blume
10. Reader's Choice: Naked Dragon by Annette Blair

To Read:
Mortal Sins (World of the Lupi, #5) by Eileen Wilks Burning Alive (Sentinel Wars, #1) by Shannon K. Butcher Ghost of a Chance (Chintz 'n China, #1) by Yasmine Galenorn The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike Even Vampires Get the Blues (Dark Ones, #4) by Katie MacAlister You Slay Me (Aisling Grey Guardian, #1) by Katie MacAlister They Call Me Death by Missy Jane Finders Keepers by Linnea Sinclair Forever by Judy Blume Naked Dragon (Works Like Magick, #1) by Annette Blair


message 34: by Sagi (new)

Sagi (gigib88) | 2 comments I'm in and aiming for 3 books. If I can I will read more but 3 is what I can read for sure. This is my first time doing any reading challenges. Thank you for this interesting challenge.


message 35: by Janelle (new)

Janelle May Monthly Challenge May 1, 2010-May 31, 2010

0/10 Completed

1. 'M'- Morrigan's Cross by Nora Roberts

2. Bday list- Scent of Darkness by Christina Dodd (from Nichole's list)

3. WA State- A Wallflower Christmas by Lisa Kleypas

4. Author Passed- Frederica by Georgette Heyer

5. 5 words- To Tame a Highland Warrior by Karen Marie Moning

6. 1,000+ ratings- Bed of Roses by Nora Roberts

7. She's a Teacher- Thunder and Roses by Mary Jo Putney

8. Sci-fi-rom- Gabriel's Ghost by Linnea Sinclair

9. Banned- Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

10. My choice- Touch of Darkness by Christina Dodd

Morrigan's Cross (Circle Trilogy, #1) by Nora Roberts Scent of Darkness (Darkness Chosen, #1) by Christina Dodd A Wallflower Christmas (Wallflowers, #5) by Lisa Kleypas Frederica by Georgette Heyer To Tame a Highland Warrior (Highlander, #2) by Karen Marie Moning Bed of Roses (Bride Quartet, #2) by Nora Roberts Thunder and Roses (Fallen Angels, #1) by Mary Jo Putney Gabriel's Ghost (Dock Five Universe, #1) by Linnea Sinclair Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson Touch of Darkness (Darkness Chosen, #2) by Christina Dodd


message 36: by Pollyanna (last edited May 20, 2010 08:11AM) (new)

Pollyanna (polly8) | 300 comments 1. May: Moon Called by Patricia Briggs

2. Birthday: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon (Nichole)

4. Memorial Day: Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

5. Cinco De Mayo: Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer

6. RRRC 1,000 Members Milestone: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

8. Romance Genre: Bitten by Kelley Armstrong

9. Of Lists and Shelves: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

10. Reader's Choice: Cut by Patricia McCormick

Moon Called (Mercedes Thompson, #1) by Patricia Briggs Outlander (Outlander, #1) by Diana Gabaldon Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1) by Susan Beth Pfeffer The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1) by Stieg Larsson Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Cut by Patricia McCormick


message 37: by Sagi (last edited May 17, 2010 01:46AM) (new)

Sagi (gigib88) | 2 comments I saw that people are posting up the books they want to read for the month so i will put up the 3 that i will read (im hoping to be able to get more in but am not sure about it).

1. May: Read a book which title starts with "M." - My Soul to lose by Rachel Vincent

I finished this book now - 5. Cinco De Mayo: - Destined for an early grave by Jeanine Frost

9. You "May" Not Read - Blood and Chocolate by Klause, Annette Curtis


message 38: by Mojca (last edited May 13, 2010 10:55PM) (new)

Mojca | 1347 comments Let's see...


1. May: Mystery Lover by Lisa Childs
2. Birthday: Men of Danger by Lora Leigh et al. (southpaw285)
3. Geography (Washington): Blood Born by Linda Howard & Linda Jones
4. Memorial Day: Beauty or Brains? by Barbara Cartland
5. Cinco De Mayo: Set the Dark on Fire by Jill Sorenson
6. 1,000 Milestone: Kiss of Midnight Lara Adrian
7. Professional Potpourri (military): Night Hawk by Lora Leigh
8. Futuristic/Sci-Fi Romance: Born of Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon
9. Of Lists and Shelves (Banned Book): Gossip Girl by Cecily von Ziegesar
10. Reader's Choice: Killing Moon by Rebecca York

Mystery Lover (Shivers #2) (Harlequin Intrigue # 1213) by Lisa Childs Men of Danger (Includes Elite Ops #4.5, Wounded Warriors, #2) by Lora Leigh Blood Born by Linda Howard Beauty or Brains? (Camfield #92) by Barbara Cartland Set the Dark on Fire by Jill Sorenson Kiss of Midnight (Midnight Breed, #1) by Lara Adrian Night Hawk (Elite Ops, #1.5) by Lora Leigh Born of Night (The League, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Gossip Girl (Gossip Girl, #1) by Cecily von Ziegesar Killing Moon (Moon, #1) by Rebecca York


message 39: by Yz the Whyz, Moderator (new)

Yz the Whyz (whyz) | 9327 comments Welcome to the challenge, Sue and Sagi. If you have any questions, just ask.


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Dee (austhokie) | 7316 comments MAY MONTHLY CHALLENGE

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1. May: Read a book which title starts with "M." - Master of the Mountain – Cherise Sinclair

2. Birthday: Read a book from a May B-day celebrant. –Ecstasy Unveiled – Kenjii’s list

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, setting or character is from Washington. – Second Sight - Amanda Quick (Author from Washington)

4. Memorial Day: Read book whose author is now deceased. The Black Moth– Georgette Heyer

5. Cinco De Mayo: Read a book whose title has 5 words. - Match Me If You Can – Susan Elizabeth Phillips

6. RRRC 1,000 Members Milestone: Read a book that has over a 1,000 ratings in GoodReads. – Shopaholic Takes Manhattan - Sophie Kinsella

7. Professional Potpourri: May seems to have a celebration for every profession (Teacher's Day, Nurses' Day, Law Day, Armed Forces Day). Read a book where one of the main character works in any of these fields (education, nursing, law or military).
Midnight Man – Lisa Marie Rice

8. Romance Genre: Read a futuristic or sci-fi romance. Naked in Death - JD Robb or Slave to Sensation - Nalini Singh

9. Of Lists and Shelves: Inspired by Photojim's phrase, You "May" Not Read, Read a banned book from this list. The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold

10. Reader's Choice – This Heart of Mine - Susan Elizabeth Phillips


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SandyC (sandyc88) | 1281 comments I will go for 3, but may get to 5.

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4. Memorial Day: Read book whose author is now deceased. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

6. RRRC 1,000 Members Milestone: Read a book that has over a 1,000 ratings in GoodReads. The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown


9. Of Lists and Shelves: Inspired by Photojim's phrase, You "May" Not Read, Read a banned book from this list.
(http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/ba...)
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

Challenge Duration: May 1 - May 31, 2010


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Sandra | 4260 comments RRRC 2010 May Monthly Challenge

0/10 Completed

1. M - Magic Study
2. B'day (Pick Me, it's my b'day) - Walk on the Wild Side
3. Washington State - Fire Me Up
4. Talking to the Dead - something by Georgette Heyer
5. 5 words - A Match Made in Hell
6. Mucho ratings - Tall, Dark & Hungry
7. Pro Potpourri - Military - Untamed Hunger
8. Sci-Fi Romance - Talon's Trophy
9. Thats Banned? - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
10. Choice -


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BJ Rose (bjrose) | 4413 comments I've been struggling to finish my monthly challenges lately, but much of the fun of these challenges is in choosing the books, so I'm listing all 10 again

1. Starts with M: Moonlight Road by Robyn Carr
2. May BD: Lady Ozma: Moon Called *if it arrives from library in time* OR Kate/Briansgirl: Swiss Family Robinson
3. Geograpy: Washington state: On Mystic Lake by Kristin Hannah *set in Washington* OR Sizzle and Burn by Jayne Ann Krentz *author lives in WA*
4. Memorial Day: Deceased Author: Georgette Heyer: Charity Girl
5. Cinco de Mayo: 5-word title: Don't Bargain with the Devil by Sabrina Jeffries
6. Book w/more than 1000 ratings: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin *29,187* OR Moon Called by Patricia Briggs *10,558* OR Die Trying *2,392*
7. Professional Potpourri: Military: The Unsung Hero by Suzanne Brockman
8. Romance Genre: Futuristic: Holiday in Death by J.D. Robb
9. Of Lists & Shelves: Banned Book: My Brother Sam Is Dead by James Collier OR Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
10. Reader's Choice: TBD Later


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Michelle (michelle_mc) | 670 comments I'm in for this month, will post as I go. Have a few picked out but depending on how much "baby brain" I'm suffering from they are subject to change :)


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Nicole (nicolerene) I'm in, but I am only going to do 3.

1. Starts with M: Magic Study (Study, #2) Maria Snyder

2. Birthday:(Nichole) Witch Fire (Elemental Witches, Book 1)

9. Of Lists and Shelves: Blood and Chocolate, by Annette Curtis Klause (DONE)


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Nikki ♥ I'm in. I'll post as I go.


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Mel W (melw) | 981 comments I'm in - will post list later once I've sorted out what I'm going to read.


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Penney (pschoener) | 3553 comments Okay, this is a very, very tentative list. I made the mistake of trying to force myself to read books just because I listed them. Then I realized... what's the fun in that! So I'll make final choices as I go along.

1. Starts with M: My Fair Mistress: A Novel
2. Happy Birthday to Me: Jacob
3. Washington State (author): Sugar Daddy by Lisa Kleypas
4. Memorial Day: The Wolf and the Dove, by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
5. Cinco De Mayo: The Lord and the Scorpion
6. Over 1000 Ratings: Bitten
7. Professional Potpourri: Wild Card
8. Futuristic Romance: Judgment in Death
9. Of Lists & Shelves-Banned Book:Blood and Chocolate
10. My Choice: Lover Mine

My Fair Mistress A Novel (Mistress Trilogy, #1) by Tracy Anne Warren Jacob (Nightwalkers, #1) by Jacquelyn Frank Sugar Daddy (Travises, #1) by Lisa Kleypas The Wolf and the Dove by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss The Lord and the Scorpion by Shiree McCarver Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong Wild Card (Elite Ops, #1) by Lora Leigh Judgment in Death (In Death #11) by J.D. Robb Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause Soul of a Highlander (Daughters of the Glen, #3) by Melissa Mayhue Lover Mine (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #8) by J.R. Ward


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Angie | 755 comments I'm in.

May: My Wicked Enemy - Carolyn Jewel
Birthday: Branded By Fire - Nalini Singh (Nichole)
Geography: Sex, Lies and Vampires - Katie MacAlister
Memorial Day: TBD
Cinco De Mayo: Happy Hour At Casa Dracula - Marta Acosta
1,000 Milestone: Ashes of Midnight - Lara Adrian
Professional Potpurri: Night Life - Caitlin Kittredge
Romance: Born of Ice - Sherrilyn Kenyon
Shelves: And Tango Makes Three - Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell
Choice: Breath of Magic - Teresa Mederios
My Wicked Enemy (Witches, #1) by Carolyn Jewel Branded by Fire (Psy-Changeling, #6) by Nalini Singh Sex, Lies and Vampires (Dark Ones, #3) by Katie MacAlister Happy Hour at Casa Dracula (Casa Dracula, #1) by Marta Acosta Ashes of Midnight (Midnight Breed, #6) by Lara Adrian Night Life (Nocturne City, #1) by Caitlin Kittredge Born of Ice (The League, #3) by Sherrilyn Kenyon And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson Breath of Magic (Lennox Family Magic, #1) by Teresa Medeiros


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Michelle (meesh_ox) | 42 comments I'll give it a try!
Will post list later.


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