Paranormal & Urban Fantasy, Monthly Group Reads discussion

75 views
Challenges w/ Delicious Dee! > October 2010 Challenge

Comments Showing 1-34 of 34 (34 new)    post a comment »
dateDown arrow    newest »

message 1: by ♥Tricia♥, Group Lead (new)

♥Tricia♥ (siddie) | 1167 comments Mod
Every month we will have a dual-themed challenge, and the minimum goal is to read 2 books (one from each theme). For more voracious readers, you can read more.



1 - Read a book with the following on its Cover:
- Witch/Warlock
- Pumpkin(s)
- Black Cat
- Candy
- Colors: Orange & Black


2 - Read a book with one of the following themes:
- Witches/Warlocks
- Halloween
- Ghouls/Undead
- Haunted House
- Shifters (play on the black cat)

3- BONUS: Read a book from the Horror genre. This is out of our groups genre's and that is why its a bonus challenge instead of a normal one :)









To sign up, just simply pick your books and post it. Again, you can read only 2, 4, 6, etc, depending on your interest, time, book availability and reading speed.


Have fun reading!


message 2: by Valorie (new)

Valorie Count me in! I'll post my list later.


message 3: by Sarah (last edited Sep 19, 2010 07:30AM) (new)

Sarah  | 276 comments I'll have to see what I can find. I'm trying to fill challenges with books from my unruly TBR stack only.

Read 0/2

Cover Web of Lies (Elemental Assassin, #2) by Jennifer Estep (orange & black, although the image doesn't look it here :/)
Theme Black Dust Mambo
Bonus Smoke and Mirrors


message 4: by Patty (last edited Oct 10, 2010 04:01AM) (new)

Patty (catnaping) I'm in first challenge for this group.I'm gonna try for 4 books

3/4 done

Cover When Autumn Leaves by Amy S. Foster Amy S Foster
Grave Witch (Alex Craft, #1) by Kalayna Price Kalayna Price 10/9

Theme Alpha (Shifters, #6) by Rachel Vincent Rachel Vincent (Cat shifters) 10/3
Eat Prey Love (Love at Stake, #9) by Kerrelyn Sparks Kerrelyn Sparks Were panther main Character in this book 10/3


message 5: by Angie (new)

Angie I'm in.

1 - Bound To Shadows - Keri Arthur
2 - Tales of the Otherworld - Kelley Armstrong

Bound to Shadows (Riley Jenson Guardian, #8) by Keri Arthur Tales of the Otherworld by Kelley Armstrong


message 6: by Lisa O. (new)

Lisa O. | 77 comments I'm in!

Cover Angels' Blood by Nalini Singh
Theme Poltergeist by Kat Richardson

We'll see about a horror...

Angels' Blood (Guild Hunter, #1) by Nalini Singh Poltergeist (Greywalker, #2) by Kat Richardson


message 7: by Lori {Romancing the Dark Side} (last edited Oct 07, 2010 08:42PM) (new)

Lori {Romancing the Dark Side} (romancingthedarkside) 2/2 - DONE!

1 - Cover: The Good, the Bad, and the Undead by Kim Harrison

2 - Theme: Grave Witch by Kalayna Price

The Good, the Bad, and the Undead (Rachel Morgan/The Hollows, #2) by Kim Harrison Grave Witch (Alex Craft, #1) by Kalayna Price


message 8: by Carolyn F. (new)

Carolyn F. | 77 comments I'm in - I'll post later.


message 9: by ♥Tricia♥, Group Lead (new)

♥Tricia♥ (siddie) | 1167 comments Mod
Wow awesome picks so far guys :)


message 10: by Angela (last edited Oct 22, 2010 12:27PM) (new)

Angela (angieerickson) | 14 comments Great, I'm in!




Cover: One Foot in the Grave, Jeaniene Frost DONE OCT 2/10

Ghouls/Undead: At Grave's End, Jeaniene Frost DONE OCT 3/10

HORROR: Dracula, Bram Stoker DONE OCT 22/10 (re-read)

One Foot in the Grave (Night Huntress, #2) by Jeaniene Frost At Grave's End (Night Huntress, #3) by Jeaniene Frost Dracula by Bram Stoker


message 11: by Jj (new)

Jj (JJPattz) | 1 comments Ok, I´m in...I´m going with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7) by J.K. Rowling (like Angie), Atlantis Unmasked (Warriors of Poseidon, #4) by Alyssa Day and Memnoch the Devil (The Vampire Chronicles, #5) by Anne Rice -...I was inspired by Anne..she writes so wonderfully but I wasnt sure about this book,but anything for the challenge!!


message 12: by Say (new)

Say (say_22) im in...this is my first challenge for this group...ill try to read 3 books per theme...thanks!


message 14: by ♥Tricia♥, Group Lead (last edited Oct 02, 2010 10:50AM) (new)

♥Tricia♥ (siddie) | 1167 comments Mod
I will be able to participate in the challenge this month, woot!

My list:

1 - Read a book with the following on its Cover:
- Colors: Orange & Black

Off Season by Jack Ketchum
Off Season by Jack Ketchum
Yes you can combine our book of the month with our challenges! /wink

2 - Read a book with one of the following themes:
- Witches/Warlocks
- Halloween
- Ghouls/Undead
- Haunted House
- Shifters (play on the black cat)

Still deciding on this book, will come back and edit later.

3- BONUS: Read a book from the Horror genre. This is out of our groups genre's and that is why its a bonus challenge instead of a normal one :)
Right to Life and Two Stories by Jack Ketchum
Right to Life and Two Stories by Jack Ketchum
Horror story based on real life events that actually happened to someone.



message 15: by Kelley (new)

Kelley (shewolf0316) Finished 0/11

Every month we will have a dual-themed challenge, and the minimum goal is to read 2 books (one from each theme). For more voracious readers, you can read more.

1 - Read a book with the following on its Cover:
- Witch/Warlock
- Pumpkin(s)
- Black Cat
- Candy
- Colors: Orange & Black

2 - Read a book with one of the following themes:
- Witches/Warlocks
- Halloween
- Ghouls/Undead
- Haunted House
- Shifters (play on the black cat)

3- BONUS: Read a book from the Horror genre. This is out of our groups genre's and that is why its a bonus challenge instead of a normal one :)

To sign up, just simply pick your books and post it. Again, you can read only 2, 4, 6, etc, depending on your interest, time, book availability and reading speed.

Have fun reading!


message 16: by Valorie (new)

Valorie 1/5 Done

Covers
1. Candy: A Taste of Magic by Tracy Madison 10/4 ****
2. Black Cat: A Charmed Death by Madelyn Alt
A Taste of Magic (Magic, # 1) by Tracy Madison A Charmed Death (A Bewitching Mystery, #2) by Madelyn Alt

Themes
3. Undead: Feast of Fools by Rachel Caine
4. Shifter: Scent of Darkness by Christina Dodd
Feast of Fools (The Morganville Vampires, #4) by Rachel Caine Scent of Darkness (Darkness Chosen, #1) by Christina Dodd

Horror
6. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley


message 17: by Valorie (new)

Valorie 2/5 Done

Covers
1. Candy: A Taste of Magic by Tracy Madison 10/4 ****
2. Black Cat: A Charmed Death by Madelyn Alt 10/6 ***
A Taste of Magic (Magic, # 1) by Tracy Madison A Charmed Death (A Bewitching Mystery, #2) by Madelyn Alt

Themes
3. Undead: Feast of Fools by Rachel Caine
4. Shifter: Scent of Darkness by Christina Dodd
Feast of Fools (The Morganville Vampires, #4) by Rachel Caine Scent of Darkness (Darkness Chosen, #1) by Christina Dodd

Horror
6. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley


message 18: by Valorie (new)

Valorie 3/5 Done

Covers
1. Candy: A Taste of Magic by Tracy Madison 10/4 ****
2. Black Cat: A Charmed Death by Madelyn Alt 10/6 ***
A Taste of Magic (Magic, # 1) by Tracy Madison A Charmed Death (A Bewitching Mystery, #2) by Madelyn Alt

Themes
3. Undead: Feast of Fools by Rachel Caine
4. Shifter: Scent of Darkness by Christina Dodd
Feast of Fools (The Morganville Vampires, #4) by Rachel Caine Scent of Darkness (Darkness Chosen, #1) by Christina Dodd

Horror
6. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 10/8 ****
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley


message 19: by Valorie (last edited Oct 11, 2010 12:36PM) (new)

Valorie 4/5 Done

Covers
1. Candy: A Taste of Magic by Tracy Madison 10/4 ****
2. Black Cat: A Charmed Death by Madelyn Alt 10/6 ***
A Taste of Magic (Magic, # 1) by Tracy Madison A Charmed Death (A Bewitching Mystery, #2) by Madelyn Alt

Themes
3. Undead: Feast of Fools by Rachel Caine 10/9 ***
4. Shifter: Scent of Darkness by Christina Dodd
Feast of Fools (The Morganville Vampires, #4) by Rachel Caine Scent of Darkness (Darkness Chosen, #1) by Christina Dodd

Horror
5. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 10/8 ****
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley


message 20: by Raquel (last edited Oct 31, 2010 12:52PM) (new)

Raquel (uf_junkie) | 1 comments Cover:
Witch: Grave Witch (10/10)
Orange & Black: Sin's Daughter
Sin's Daughter (Otherkin Trilogy, #.5) by Eve Silver Grave Witch (Alex Craft, #1) by Kalayna Price

Theme:
Undead: Eternal Kiss of Darkness (10/9)
Witches: Sweep: Volume 1
Eternal Kiss of Darkness (Night Huntress World, #2) by Jeaniene Frost Sweep Volume 1 (Book of Shadows; The Coven; Blood Witch) by Cate Tiernan

All done as of Oct 31!! Happy Halloween everyone! :D


message 21: by Patty (new)

Patty (catnaping) 4/4 All Done!

Cover When Autumn Leaves by Amy S. Foster Amy S Foster 10/10
Grave Witch (Alex Craft, #1) by Kalayna Price Kalayna Price 10/9

Theme Alpha (Shifters, #6) by Rachel Vincent Rachel Vincent (Cat shifters) 10/3
Eat Prey Love (Love at Stake, #9) by Kerrelyn Sparks Kerrelyn Sparks Were panther main Character in this book 10/3


message 22: by Angie (new)

Angie All done!

1 - Bound To Shadow - Keri Arthur - October 2
2 - Tales of the Otherworld - Kelley Armstrong - October 4


message 23: by ஐ Briansgirl (Book Queen)ஐ (last edited Oct 12, 2010 01:34PM) (new)

ஐ Briansgirl (Book Queen)ஐ (briansgirlkate) 1 - Read a book with the following on its Cover:
- Witch/Warlock

Storm Glass by Maria Snyder 10/10/10

Storm Glass (Glass, #1) by Maria V. Snyder

2 - Read a book with one of the following themes:
- Witches/Warlocks
- Shifters (play on the black cat)

Friday the Thirteenth by M. Flagg 10/2 (Shifters)
Sea Glass by Maria Snyder 10/11/10

Sea Glass (Glass, #2) by Maria V. Snyder

Done, with reviews for both


message 24: by Valorie (new)

Valorie 5/5 Done Yay!

Covers
1. Candy: A Taste of Magic by Tracy Madison 10/4 ****
2. Black Cat: A Charmed Death by Madelyn Alt 10/6 ***
A Taste of Magic (Magic, # 1) by Tracy Madison A Charmed Death (A Bewitching Mystery, #2) by Madelyn Alt

Themes
3. Undead: Feast of Fools by Rachel Caine 10/9 ***
4. Shifter: Scent of Darkness by Christina Dodd 10/13 ****
Feast of Fools (The Morganville Vampires, #4) by Rachel Caine Scent of Darkness (Darkness Chosen, #1) by Christina Dodd

Horror
6. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 10/8 ****
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley


message 25: by Sarah (new)

Sarah  | 276 comments Sigh. I withdraw; I'm just not going to have time to read these this month. Maybe next time!


message 26: by Say (new)

Say (say_22) OCTOBER 2010 CHALLENGE
10/1 - 10/31
5/7
ON COVER:
1. Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, #1) by Karen Chance 10/5 (Black Cover)
2. No Rest for the Wicked (Immortals After Dark, #3) by Kresley Cole 10/7 (Orange Cover)
3.

THEMES:
1. First Drop of Crimson (Night Huntress World, #1) by Jeaniene Frost 10/3 (Undead)
2. Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night (Immortals After Dark, #4) by Kresley Cole 10/8 (Witch)
3. Dark Needs at Night's Edge (Immortals After Dark, #5) by Kresley Cole 10/9 (haunted house)

BONUS:
1.


message 27: by Laura Lulu (new)

Laura Lulu (lauralulu) 4/5


1. On the Cover
Wizard Changes Jim Butcher
Black & Orange Grace Elizabeth Scott October 6 ★★★★
Changes (The Dresden Files, #12) by Jim Butcher Grace by Elizabeth Scott

2. Theme
Shifters Pride Rachel Vincent October 15 ★★★★
Ghouls/Undead Zombies vs. Unicorns Holly Black October 23 ★★★
Pride (Shifters, #3) by Rachel Vincent Zombies vs. Unicorns by Holly Black

3. Horror
Deadfall Shaun Jeffrey October 17 ★★★
Deadfall by Shaun Jeffrey


message 28: by Valorie (new)

Valorie Do we know if we are having another challenge next month?


message 29: by Lisa O. (new)

Lisa O. | 77 comments Finished 2/2!

Cover - Angels' Blood by Nalini Singh
Theme - Poltergeist by Kat Richardson

And I loved Angel's Blood! Already read the next one in the series and I can't wait for the third one to come out!

Angels' Blood (Guild Hunter, #1) by Nalini Singh Poltergeist


message 30: by Angela (new)

Angela (angieerickson) | 14 comments Lisa wrote: "Finished 2/2!

Cover - Angels' Blood by Nalini Singh
Theme - Poltergeist by Kat Richardson

And I loved Angel's Blood! Already read the next one in the series and I can't wait for the third on..."
Hey Lisa, I loved Angels' Blood, too. Nalini Singh is great. I can't wait to read the next one in November.



message 31: by Carolyn F. (new)

Carolyn F. | 77 comments DONE 7!!!!

1 - Read a book with the following on its Cover:
- Witch/Warlock Unholy Ghosts Unholy Ghosts (Downside Ghosts, #1) by Stacia Kane
- Pumpkin(s) NONE
- Black Cat Rapture Untamed Rapture Untamed (Feral Warriors, #4) by Pamela Palmer
- Candy NONE
- Colors: Orange & Black Coming Undone Coming Undone (Brown Siblings, #2) by Lauren Dane the tattoo


2 - Read a book with one of the following themes:
- Witches/Warlocks NONE
- Halloween The Eternal Kiss: 13 Vampire Tales of Blood and Desire
- Ghouls/Undead Seduced by the Storm
- Haunted House Spirited Away
- Shifters (play on the black cat) Twice Bitten Nick - black Puma?


message 32: by Laura Lulu (new)

Laura Lulu (lauralulu) 5/5 Finished!


1. On the Cover
Wizard Changes Jim Butcher October 31 ★★★★★
Black & Orange Grace Elizabeth Scott October 6 ★★★★
Changes (The Dresden Files, #12) by Jim Butcher Grace by Elizabeth Scott

2. Theme
Shifters Pride Rachel Vincent October 15 ★★★★
Ghouls/Undead Zombies vs. Unicorns Holly Black October 23 ★★★
Pride (Shifters, #3) by Rachel Vincent Zombies vs. Unicorns by Holly Black

3. Horror
Deadfall Shaun Jeffrey October 17 ★★★
Deadfall by Shaun Jeffrey


message 33: by Kelley (new)

Kelley (shewolf0316) sorry I totally dropped the ball on the October challenge! I didn't realize untl today I havne't been in ANY of my groups here in at least a month. Been too busy and too tired and too stressed... Been reading a lot but havne't even been finding time to write my reviews!I should see how many I read that DD fit for October and post them though, even though challenge long over. LOL


message 34: by Kelley (new)

Kelley (shewolf0316) Completed 4/4
Finished 10/27/10


Every month we will have a dual-themed challenge, and the minimum goal is to read 2 books (one from each theme). For more voracious readers, you can read more.

1 - Read a book with the following on its Cover:
Black Cat - His Darkest Hunger - (finished 10/15/10)
His Darkest Hunger (Jaguar Warriors, #1) by Juliana Stone

Colors: Orange & Black - Feast of Fools - (finished 10/16/10)
Feast of Fools (The Morganville Vampires, #4) by Rachel Caine

2 - Read a book with one of the following themes:
Ghouls/Undead - Deadly Night - (finished 10/27/10)
Deadly Night (Flynn Brothers, #1) by Heather Graham

Shifters (play on the black cat) - Liar - (finished 10/21/10)
Liar by Justine Larbalestier

3- BONUS: Read a book from the Horror genre. This is out of our groups genre's and that is why its a bonus challenge instead of a normal one :)

To sign up, just simply pick your books and post it. Again, you can read only 2, 4, 6, etc, depending on your interest, time, book availability and reading speed.

Have fun reading!


back to top