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message 1: by Yz the Whyz, Moderator (last edited Jul 22, 2010 07:53PM) (new)

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

Special thanks to the members who regularly stop by at the Suggestions Thread and share their input. It definitely helped me a lot when I put together the monthly categories. Thanks, guys.

1. August: Read a book whose author’s first or last name starts with “A”

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

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, setting or character is from Germany.

4.Edinburg Festival: Read a book set in Scotland or has Scottish characters in it.

5. Archeology Day/Smithsonian Anniversay: Read a book that has an archeologist as a character or a search for an artifact is part of the plot or a book set in a museum or has a character that works in a museum.

6. National American Indian Heritage Month Read a Native American romance, or a book written by one, or has a Native American character.

7. Book Lovers’ Day Reread a favorite book, or read a book by a favorite author.

8. Romance Genre: Read a contemporary romance.

9. Of Lists and Shelves:Summer Reads Read a book from the first five pages of any of the following shelves:
summer
summer reading
summer reads

10. Reader's Choice

Challenge Duration: August 1 - August 31, 2010

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

Happy reading!


message 2: by FlibBityFLooB (last edited Jul 24, 2010 01:58PM) (new)

FlibBityFLooB I'm in again... Couple of these are harder things to pick for :)

1. Author A - Frostbitten by Kelley Armstrong
2. Birthday (yz) - Eternal Kiss of Darkness by Jeaniene Frost
3. Germany - The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
4. Scottish - The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie by Jennifer Ashley
5. Archeology - Assassin's Honor by Monica Burns
6. Native American -Comanche Magic by Catherine Anderson
7. Re-read - Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
8. Contemporary - Hot Finish by Erin McCarthy
9. Summer Read - The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (re-read)
10. My Choice - Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Frostbitten (Women of the Otherworld, #10) by Kelley Armstrong Eternal Kiss of Darkness (Night Huntress World, #2) by Jeaniene Frost The Book Thief by Markus Zusak The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie (Highland Pleasures, #1) by Jennifer Ashley Assassin's Honor (The Order of the Sicari, #1) by Monica Burns Comanche Magic (Comanche, #4) by Catherine Anderson Catching Fire (Hunger Games, #2) by Suzanne Collins Hot Finish (Fast Track, #3) by Erin McCarthy The Hunger Games (Hunger Games, #1) by Suzanne Collins Mockingjay (Hunger Games, #3) by Suzanne Collins


message 3: by Danielle (new)

Danielle (Smiley1881) August 2010 Challenge RRRC

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1. August: Witch Heart by Anya Bast

4.Edinburg Festival: Highland Guardian

5. Archeology Day/Smithsonian Anniversay: Bloodfever

Witch Heart (Elemental Witches, Book 3) by Anya Bast Highland Guardian (Daughters of the Glen, #2) by Melissa Mayhue Bloodfever (Fever, #2) by Karen Marie Moning


message 4: by Penney (new)

Penney (pschoener) | 3553 comments Wow Flibbity, you're fast! I'm in but as usual it'll take me a while to make choices.


message 5: by Beth (new)

Beth I'm in, will work on my list!


Jim son of Jim (formerly PhotoJim) (Jim_formerly_Photojim) | 5294 comments Of course I'm in.


message 7: by Katherine (last edited Aug 03, 2010 09:31AM) (new)

Katherine (kebrand0112) I'm in! I will fill in the list as I go.

1. August: Read a book whose author’s first or last name starts with “A”

2. Birthday: Read a book from an August B-day celebrant. (http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2162...)

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, setting or character is from Germany.

4.Edinburg Festival: Read a book set in Scotland or has Scottish characters in it.

5. Archeology Day/Smithsonian Anniversay: Read a book that has an archeologist as a character or a search for an artifact is part of the plot or a book set in a museum or has a character that works in a museum.

6. National American Indian Heritage Month Read a Native American romance, or a book written by one, or has a Native American character.

7. Book Lovers’ Day Reread a favorite book, or read a book by a favorite author.

8. Romance Genre: Read a contemporary romance.

9. Of Lists and Shelves:Summer Reads Read a book from the first five pages of any of the following shelves:
summer
summer reading
summer reads

10. Reader's Choice:
Killing Me Softly by Maggie Shayne

Killing Me Softly (Secrets of Shadow Falls, #1) by Maggie Shayne


message 8: by Mahyar (last edited Aug 24, 2010 09:39AM) (new)

Mahyar (theboywhochosetolive) | 80 comments I'm in...I'll read three of them. (Can I change it later, to a longer list?)

Archeology: The Darkest Whisper - Done. Finished /24th.
August: The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie - Done. Finished /20th.
Book Lovers' Day: Devil in Winter - Done.

The Darkest Whisper (Lords of the Underworld, #4) by Gena Showalter The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie (Highland Pleasures, #1) by Jennifer Ashley Devil in Winter (Wallflowers, #3) by Lisa Kleypas


message 9: by Kristina Simon (new)

Kristina Simon (KristinaSimon) | 278 comments I'm in. I'll list as I go.


message 10: by Jasmin (last edited Aug 19, 2010 05:05PM) (new)

Jasmin (princ3ssjasmin) | 91 comments RRRC August Monthly Challenge
Challenge Duration: August 1 - August 31, 2010

10/10 Done!

1. August: The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie Highland Pleasures, #1) by Jennifer Ashley 08/05 ★★★★★
2. Birthday: Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflowers #1) by Lisa Kleypas from bday celebrant Darien 08/03 ★★★★★
3. Germany: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak 08/13 ★★★★★
4. Edinburg Festival: Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2) by Diana Gabaldon 08/19 ★★★★★
5. Archeology Day/Smithsonian Anniversary: Second Sight (Arcane Society, # 1) by Amanda Quick 08/07 ★★★✩✩
6. National American Indian Heritage Month: One White Rose (Rose, #3) by Julie Garwood 08/06 ★★★★★
7. Book Lovers’ Day: An Offer From a Gentleman (Bridgertons, #3) by Julia Quinn 08/02 ★★★★★
8. Contemporary Romance: The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella 08/09 ★★★★✩
9. Summer Reads: City of Bones (Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare shelved 3 times as summer-reading 08/10 ★★★★✩
10. Reader’s Choice: Lord of Scoundrels (Scoundrels, #3) by Loretta Chase 08/14 ★★★★✩

The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie (Highland Pleasures, #1) by Jennifer Ashley Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflowers, #1) by Lisa Kleypas The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2) by Diana Gabaldon Second Sight (Arcane Society, # 1) by Amanda Quick One White Rose (Rose, #3) by Julie Garwood An Offer From a Gentleman (Bridgertons, #3) by Julia Quinn The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare Lord of Scoundrels (Scoundrels, #3) by Loretta Chase

FINISHED!


message 11: by Nikki ♥ (new)

Nikki ♥ | 1173 comments I'm in. I'll post as I go :)


message 12: by Valorie (new)

Valorie  | 2096 comments I'm in! I'll start getting my list together!


message 13: by *Kyhm* (new)

*Kyhm* (exxcentrica) RRRC 2010 August Monthly Challenge

0/10 Completed


1. August: Atlantis Unleashed by Alyssa Day
2. Birthday (From Yz's Shelf): Rogue by Rachel Vincent
3. Geography (Germany):
4.Edinburg Festival: Immortals: The Awakening by Joy Nash
5. Archeology Day/Smithsonian Anniversary: Atlantis Unmasked by Alyssa Day
6. American Indian: A Heart So Wild by Johanna Lindsey
7. Book Lovers’ Day: Gentle Rogue by Johanna Lindsey
8. Contemporary romance:
9. Summer Reads: Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert
10. Reader's Choice:


message 14: by Melissa (last edited Jul 23, 2010 09:28AM) (new)

Melissa | 1239 comments I'm in...my list so far

0/10 completed

1. August = The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen
2. Birthday (Crystal) = Gideon by Jacquelyn Frank
3. Geography = Castle of the Wolf by Sandra Schwab
4. Edinburg Festival = One More Bite by Jennifer Rardin
5. Archeology Day/Smithsonian Anniversary = Atlantis Redeemed by Alyssa Day
6. National American Indian Heritage Month = Savage Trust by Cassie Edwards
7. Book Lovers' Day = Black Magic Sanction by Kim Harrison
8. Romance Genre (Contemporary) = Animal Instincts by Gena Showalter
9. Of Lists and Shelves = The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner: An Eclipse Novella by Stephenie Meyer
10. Reader's Choice = ?


message 15: by Debbie (new)

Debbie  (db_debber) | 2757 comments I'm in, will post as I go.


message 16: by Michelle (new)

Michelle (Michelle_Sutton) | 6 comments I'll go for the max and see just how far that takes me.


message 17: by Nandar (last edited Aug 08, 2010 04:25AM) (new)

Nandar (xXMzSmilesXx) | 84 comments Challenge Duration: August 1 - August 31, 2010
2/10

1. August: Evermore by Alyson Noel
2. Birthday: Dark Lover by J.R. Ward 1/8/10 ★★★★★
3. Geography: ????
4. Edinburg Festival: The Magnificent Rogue by Iris Johansen
5. Archeology Day/Smithsonian Anniversay: ???
6. National American Indian Heritage Month: Cherokee Sundown by Genell Dellin
7. Book Lovers’ Day: Lover Eternal by J.R. Ward 1/8/10 ★★★★★
8. Romance Genre - Contemporary:
9. Of Lists and Shelves:Summer Reads: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
10. Reader's Choice:

TENTATIVE LIST


message 18: by Judithe (new)

Judithe | 392 comments In of course!!! Will post my list later!


message 19: by Sheila (last edited Aug 09, 2010 06:10PM) (new)

Sheila (SheilaJ) I'm going to aim for 10 books in August.

August plan:

1 A author - Turtle Moon by Alice Hoffman Done 8/2
2. Birthday: Lara - The Defiant Hero by Suzanne Brockmann Done 8/4
3. German - Night by Elie Wiesel
4. Scotland - A Breath of Snow and Ashes by Diana Gabaldon Done 8/7
5. Archaeology/museum - Crocodile in the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters
6. Native American - The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman
7. Book Lovers Day - Private by James Patterson
8. Contemporary Romance - The Lover's Knot by Clare O'Donohue
9. Summer Reads pg 3 summer - Matilda by Roald Dahl
10. Reader's Choice - A Fatal Thaw by Dana Stabenow


message 20: by Ashley♥Alexis (last edited Aug 22, 2010 04:42AM) (new)

Ashley♥Alexis | 309 comments August is by far my favorite month! so i'm excited.

FINISHED 8/22
1. August A: Only By Your Touchby Catherine Anderson

2. Birthday:Accidentally Yours by Susan Mallery From Jess bookshelf (We share a birthday!!!)

7. Book Lovers: [book:The Cowboy|327205] by Joan Johnson (My first romance novel!)

8. Romance Genre: Carolina Moon by Nora Robers

9. Of Lists and Shelves: The Host by Stephenie Meyer

10. Reader's Choice: You Don't Know Jack by Erin McCarthy
Only By Your Touch by Catherine Anderson Accidentally Yours by Susan Mallery The Cowboy (Bitter Creek, #1) by Joan Johnston Carolina Moon by Nora Roberts The Host by Stephenie Meyer You Don't Know Jack (NY Girlfriends, #2) by Erin McCarthy


message 21: by Gaijinmama (new)

Gaijinmama | 84 comments I'm in, will post as I go.


message 22: by Dee (last edited Jul 23, 2010 07:23PM) (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7316 comments I'm going to go for 10, but we'll see

Current Status - 0/10 - 0%

1. Impacted - Mickie B. Ashling
2. Lover Revealed - Julie(Mom2lnb)'s list
3. The Book Thief - set in Germany
4. Kiss of the Highlander - set in Scotland
5. The Darkest Kiss - Gena Showalter
6. Wind Warrior - Cynthia Roberts
7. Cardinal's Rule - Tymber Dalton - TD is probably one of my current fav. authors and this is her new book
8. Wicked Pleasure - Lora Leigh
9. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
10. TBD (depending on my mood)


message 23: by Mojca (last edited Aug 21, 2010 10:02PM) (new)

Mojca | 1250 comments Tentative list...Since I'll be on vacation until the 12th it'll probably take a little more time to finish.

1. August: Kiss of Crimson by Lara Adrian
2. Birthday: Deadly Fear by Cynthia Eden (B-Day girl: Yz)
3. Geography (Germany): Midnight Awakening by Lara Adrian
4. Edinburgh Festival: The Pride of Lions by Marsha Canham
5. Archeology Day/Smithsonian Anniversay: Heart of Gold by Jessica Bird
6. National American Indian Heritage Month: The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
7. Book Lovers’ Day: The Blood of Roses by Marsha Canham
8. Contemporary Romance: Heart of Gold by Jessica Bird
9. Of Lists and Shelves: The Mummy by Karen Rice
10. Reader's Choice: Time After Time by Constance O'Day-Flannery

Kiss of Crimson (Midnight Breed, #2) by Lara Adrian Deadly Fear (Deadly, #1) by Cynthia Eden Midnight Awakening (Midnight Breed, #3) by Lara Adrian The Pride of Lions (Highlands, #1) by Marsha Canham Heart of Gold by Jessica Bird The Last of the Mohicans (Bantam Classics) by James Fenimore Cooper The Blood of Roses (Highlands, #2) by Marsha Canham Most Wanted The Case of the Mesmerizing Boss / The Case of the Confirmed Bachelor / The Case of the Missing Secretary by Diana Palmer The Mummy by Anne Rice Time After Time by Constance O'Day-Flannery


message 24: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 3932 comments I'm in, will post a list when I get it together.


message 25: by Erin (last edited Jul 25, 2010 01:33AM) (new)

Erin (Erin-B) | 790 comments I'm in for all ten. Still working on the list.

Read: 0/10

1. August: Must Love Hellhounds by Ilona Andrews

2. Birthday: Branded by Fire by Nalini Singh

3. Geography: Castle of the Wolf by Sandra Schwab

4.Edinburg Festival: The Bride by Julie Garwood

5. Archeology Day: Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning

6. National American Indian Heritage Month: Iron Kissed by Patricia Briggs

7. Book Lovers’ Day: Orchid by Jayne Castle

8. Romance Genre: Soul Song by Marjorie M. Liu

9. Of Lists and Shelves: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

10. Reader's Choice: Linger by Maggie Stiefvater

Must Love Hellhounds (Includes Guild Hunters, #1.5; Kate Daniels, #3.5; The Guardians, #5.5) by Charlaine Harris Branded by Fire (Psy-Changeling, #6) by Nalini Singh Castle of the Wolf by Sandra Schwab The Bride (Lairds' Fiancees, #1) by Julie Garwood Bloodfever (Fever, #2) by Karen Marie Moning Iron Kissed (Mercedes Thompson, #3) by Patricia Briggs Orchid (St. Helen's, #3) by Jayne Castle Soul Song (Dirk and Steele, #6) by Marjorie M. Liu The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2) by Maggie Stiefvater


message 26: by Penny (new)

Penny | 102 comments I'm in.


message 27: by Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (last edited Aug 06, 2010 04:17PM) (new)

Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (Shuga) | 941 comments Here's my list

A: Archangel's Kiss by Nalini Singh

BIRTHDAY: Goddess of the Sea by PC Cast

GEOGRAPHY-GERMANY: The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

EDINBURGH FESTIVAL: An Echo in the Bone by Diana Gabaldon

ARCHEOLOGY DAY: Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters

NATIONAL AMERICAN INDIAN HERITAGE: Running Fox by Cassie Edwards

BOOK LOVER'S DAY: St. Patrick's Day Murder by Leslie Meier

ROMANCE GENRE: Butterfly Tattoo by Deidre Knight

SUMMER READS: Evermore by Alyson Noel

READER'S CHOICE: Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison COMPLETED 08.06

Archangel's Kiss (Guild Hunter, #2) by Nalini Singh Goddess of the Sea (Goddess Summoning, #1) by P.C. Cast The Book Thief by Markus Zusak An Echo in the Bone (Outlander, #7) by Diana Gabaldon Crocodile on the Sandbank (An Amelia Peabody Mystery, #1) by Elizabeth Peters Running Fox (Signet Historical Romance) by Cassie Edwards St. Patrick's Day Murder (Lucy Stone, #14) by Leslie Meier Butterfly Tattoo by Deidre Knight Evermore (The Immortals, #1) by Alyson Noel Dead Witch Walking (Rachel Morgan/The Hollows, #1) by Kim Harrison






Suzanne (Under the Covers Book blog) Great challenge Yz, I am in, just need to find some books


message 29: by Rebecca (new)

Rebecca (MyasMom) | 147 comments I'm in, I will work on my list.


Suzanne (Under the Covers Book blog) As it is my bday in August, does that mean I can just pick anything off my shelves?


message 31: by Gus (last edited Jul 23, 2010 05:41AM) (new)

Gus | 114 comments I'm in for 5 this month!! July was crazy and I couldn't finish it :(

1. August- Cat's Claw by Amber Benson
2. Birthday- Lover Awakened by J.R. Ward from Yz
7. Book Lover's Day- Best Friends Forever by Jennifer Weiner
8. Contempory Romance- Insatiable by Meg Cabot
10. Reader's Choice-


message 32: by D.G. (new)

D.G. | 3778 comments I'm but most likely I'll do 3 to 5 because I'll be on vacation part of month. :)


Amy ~Lover of Books~ | 957 comments I want to try this, but before I post my list, what do you mean by: Read a book from an August B-day celebrant for number 2 on the list?


message 34: by Danielle (new)

Danielle (Smiley1881) Amy ~Book Lover~ wrote: "I want to try this, but before I post my list, what do you mean by: Read a book from an August B-day celebrant for number 2 on the list?"

You have to go to the thread with everyone's birthday and find a book on the bookshelf of someone who's birthday is in Aug.


Charlotte (Buried in Books) | 561 comments I'm in. Will probably do 3.


message 36: by Judithe (new)

Judithe | 392 comments As it is my bday in August, does that mean I can just pick anything off my shelves?

Suzanne, my birthday was last month, and Yz said it was OK to do that (check July post #17).

Happy Birthday!


message 37: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 3932 comments Sorry Sallie - No.1 the Author Name must start with A not the book title. Good book though.


message 38: by Dina (new)

Dina (MissDina) | 807 comments I'm in. I'll post as I go.


message 39: by Beth (new)

Beth Monthly Challenge - August 2010
0 of 10 done

1. August: The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
2. Birthday: (Daisiemae) The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn
3. Geography: Perfume The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind
4.Edinburg Festival: Highland Vampire by Hannah Howell
5. Archeology Day/Smithsonian Anniversay: Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning
6. National American Indian Heritage Month: Comanche Moon by Catherine Anderson
7. Book Lovers’ Day: Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris
8. Romance Genre: Unzipped by Lois Greiman
9. Summer Reads: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
10. Reader's Choice: The Owl Killers by Karen Maitland


message 40: by Maria (last edited Aug 30, 2010 02:10PM) (new)

Maria (Addicted2Romance) | 5 comments I might add more... we'll see how crazy this month is and how much time I actually have to read.
1. August: Waking The Witch by Kelley Armstrong
2. Birthday:(Tina) Infamous: A Novel
4.Edinburg Festival: If You Deceive by Kresley Cole
7. Book Lovers’ Day: Dreams Made Flesh by Anne Bishop
8. Romance Genre: Cutting Loose by Susan Andersen.
10. Reader's Choice: Burning Up by Nalini Singh

Waking The Witch (Women of the Otherworld, #11) by Kelley Armstrong Infamous by Suzanne Brockmann If You Deceive (MacCarrick Brothers, #3) by Kresley Cole Dreams Made Flesh (The Black Jewels, #5) by Anne Bishop Cutting Loose (Sisterhood Diaries, #1) by Susan Andersen Burning Up (Includes The Iron Seas, Prequel, Children of the Sea, #3.5) by Angela Knight


message 41: by Penney (last edited Jul 23, 2010 08:38AM) (new)

Penney (pschoener) | 3553 comments Here is my tentative list since I always end up changing things:


1. A is for: Shana Abé, The Dream Thief
2. Happy B'day Yz!: Soulless by Gail Carriger
3. Scottish Hotties: A Breath of Snow and Ashes by Diana Gabaldon
4. Set in Germany: The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (Thanks for the idea Jim)
5. Artifact Hunt: The Darkest Passion by Gena Showalter
6. Native American Hotties: Mackenzie's Mission by Linda Howard
7. Favorite Author: J.D. Robb, Strangers in Death
8. Contemporary Romance: It Had to Be You by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
9. Summer Reading: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
10. All Mine: Comfort Food by Kitty Thomas

The Dream Thief by Shana Abé Soulless (The Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger The Reader by Bernhard Schlink A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Outlander, #6) by Diana Gabaldon The Darkest Passion (Lords of the Underworld, #5) by Gena Showalter Mackenzie's Mission (Mackenzie Family, #2) by Linda Howard Strangers in Death (In Death, #26) by J.D. Robb It Had to Be You (Chicago Stars, #1) by Susan Elizabeth Phillips The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1) by Stieg Larsson Comfort Food by Kitty Thomas


message 42: by Judithe (last edited Jul 23, 2010 08:44AM) (new)

Judithe | 392 comments RRRC August Challenge 2010

0/10 Completed


Tentative List is as follows:

1. August: Adrien Phoenix: Black Dust Mambo
2. Birthday:Happy Birthday, Yz! Desire Unchained by Larissa Ione
3. Geography:Ashes of Midnight by Lara Adrian
4.Edinburg Festival: The Immortal Highlander by Karen Marie Moning
5. Archeology Day/Smithsonian Anniversay:Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters
6. National American Indian Heritage MonthAnimal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver
7. Book Lovers’ DayDeadly Game by Christine Feehan
8. Romance Genre:The Panther's Lair by Esmerelda Bishop
9. Of Lists and Shelves:One of the following:
Xenocide by Orson Scott Card
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula LeGuin
Evermore by Alyson Noel
Neuromancer by William Gibson
10. Reader's ChoiceWater Bound by Christine Feehan

Black Dust Mambo (Hoodoo, #1) by Adrian Phoenix Desire Unchained (Demonica, #2) by Larissa Ione Ashes of Midnight (Midnight Breed, #6) by Lara Adrian The Immortal Highlander (Highlander, #6) by Karen Marie Moning Crocodile on the Sandbank (An Amelia Peabody Mystery, #1) by Elizabeth Peters Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver Deadly Game (GhostWalkers, #5) by Christine Feehan The Panther's Lair by Esmerelda Bishop Xenocide (Ender's Saga, #3) by Orson Scott Card The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin Evermore (The Immortals, #1) by Alyson Noel Neuromancer by William Gibson Water Bound (Sisters of the Heart, #1) by Christine Feehan


message 43: by Jodi (last edited Aug 20, 2010 11:09AM) (new)

Jodi Roessler | 1 comments My first Monthly Challenge, so I'll be incredibly optimistic! - OK well, with a wedding I knew about and a funeral that was sooner than hoped for, I'm waaay behind and cut 2 categories...and the rest I'm waiting for my library to find and put on hold for me.

Read 5/8

1. August "A's": Border Moonlight by Amanda Scott

2. Birthday (Macwolf01[Elise:]): The Further Observations of Lady Whistledown by Julia Quinn

3. Geography: Castle of the Wolf by Sandra Schwab Really liked this story - if you can get past a few very modern word/phrase choices for a story set about 1827... :)

4.Edinburg Festival: Thirty Nights with a Highland Husband by Melissa Mayhue

5. Archeology Day: Highland Rogue by Tess Mallory

6. National American Indian Heritage Month: Lakota Flower by Janelle Taylor

8. Romance Genre: Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie

10. Reader's Choice: If You Dare by Kresley Cole


Border Moonlight by Amanda Scott The Further Observations of Lady Whistledown (Includes Lady Whistledown, #1) by Julia Quinn Castle of the Wolf by Sandra Schwab Thirty Nights with a Highland Husband by Melissa Mayhue Highland Rogue by Tess Mallory Lakota Flower (Zebra Historical Romance) by Janelle Taylor Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie If You Dare (MacCarrick Brothers, #1) by Kresley Cole


message 44: by BJ Rose (new)

BJ Rose (BJRose) | 4413 comments I'm in - here's a partial list:

1. August:Author: Alexander, Victoria: Desires of a Perfect Lady
2. August BD: Sarah: The Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong
3. Geography: Germany:
4. Scotland: To Scotland, With Love by Karen Hawkins
5. Archaeology Day: Seeing a Large Cat by Elizabeth Peters
6. Am. Indian Heritage: Comanche Moon by Catherine Anderson
7. Book Lovers' Day: book by a favorite author: A Lady of Persuasion by Tessa Dare
8. Romance Genre: Contemporary: Navy Husband by Debbie Macomber
9. Of Lists & Shelves: Summer Reading: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
10. Reader's Choice: TBD


Charlotte (Buried in Books) | 561 comments RRRC August '10

0/3

Book Lovers Day
- Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder
Of Lists and Shelves - Summer Read - All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris
Readers Choice - Linger by Maggie Stiefvater

Magic Study (Study, #2) by Maria V. Snyder All Together Dead (Sookie Stackhouse, #7) by Charlaine Harris Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2) by Maggie Stiefvater

Read


message 46: by Tina (new)

Tina I'm in. I'll post as I go.


message 47: by Stefne (new)

Stefne Miller (StefneMiller) | 85 comments I'm in for three.

Archeology Day/Smithsonian Anniversary:
The Da Vinci Code
Contemporary Romance: Never Without Hope
Summer: The Hunger Games


message 48: by Rebecca (last edited Jul 23, 2010 11:46AM) (new)

Rebecca (MyasMom) | 147 comments August 2010 Monthly Challenge

0/8

1) Author A - Evermore by Alyson Noel
2) Birthday(yz) - Naked in Death by J.D. Robb
4) Scottish - Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
5) Museum/Archeology - Second Sight by Amanda Quick
7) Favorite Author - Hunting Ground by Patricia Briggs
8) Contemporary - Naughty Neighbor by Janet Evanovich
9) Summer Read - Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
10) My Choice - Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Evermore (The Immortals, #1) by Alyson Noel Naked in Death (In Death, #1) by J.D. Robb Outlander (Outlander, #1) by Diana Gabaldon Second Sight (Arcane Society, # 1) by Amanda Quick Hunting Ground (Alpha & Omega, #2) by Patricia Briggs Naughty Neighbor by Janet Evanovich Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen Mockingjay (Hunger Games, #3) by Suzanne Collins


message 49: by Erin (new)

Erin H | 758 comments I'm in for 8. I'll post my list later!!


message 50: by Angie (new)

Angie | 692 comments August: The Reckoning - Kelley Armstrong
Birthday: Kiss of Heat - Lora Leigh (Yz)
Geography:
Edinburgh: Circle of Honor - Carol Umberger
Archeology: Angel With Attitude - Michelle Rowen
Indian Heritage: Blue Moon - Lori Handeland
Book Lovers: Unknown - Rachel Caine
Romance: Dangerous Games - Lora Leigh
Shelves: Spirit Bound - Richelle Mead
Choice: Sweeter Than Wine - Bianca D'Arc

The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, #3) by Kelley Armstrong Kiss of Heat (Breeds, #4) by Lora Leigh Circle of Honor (Scottish Crown Series, #1) by Carol Umberger Angel with Attitude  by Michelle Rowen Blue Moon (Nightcreature, #1) by Lori Handeland Unknown (Outcast Season, #2) by Rachel Caine Dangerous Games (Tempting SEALs, #2) by Lora Leigh Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy, #5) by Richelle Mead Sweeter Than Wine by Bianca D'Arc


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