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message 1: by Yz the Whyz, Moderator (new)

Yz the Whyz (whyz) | 9327 comments Lisa Kleypas

Lisa Kleypas is the RITA award-winning author of 21 novels. Her books are published in fourteen languages and are bestsellers all over the world. After graduating from Wellesley College with a political science degree, she published her first novel at the age twenty-one. Her books have appeared on many bestseller lists, including the New York Times and Publishers Weekly. She lives in Washington State with her husband and two children.

Challenge Task: Read one book written by our featured author
Challenge Duration: The whole month

To sign up:
Post your interest and the book you are planning to read.

You must also signify if you are:
A - I'm a big fan! I'm excited to read another of her books.
B - Familiar with her work, and wouldn't mind reading her again.
C - Totally new to this author. Will see how I like it.
D - Didn't like the last one I've read, but willing to give it another chance.

To complete:
Post the date when you've completed your book.

You must also say if, after reading:
A - would definitely look at her other books, since I've enjoyed this one very much.
B - could take it or leave it. Was not an unpleasant experience but I'm not burning rubber to get to her other books.
C - Oh well, I tried. Definitely not my cup of tea.

A little review of the book read is welcomed but not required.


message 2: by Yz the Whyz, Moderator (last edited Jan 03, 2011 09:11AM) (new)

Yz the Whyz (whyz) | 9327 comments *reserved spot*


A
Delicious Dee Challenge Addict - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/15 A
Nissie - Suddenly You 12/9 A
Lady Leah Westcliff - Someone to Watch Over Me 12/14 and Seduce Me at Sunrise 12/3
Fran - novella "I Will" from Wish List 12/2 A
Penney - A Wallflower Christmas 12/7 A
BrandyS**~Ahviel ~ - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor
Missy - Married By Morning 12/18 C
Debbie - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/23 A
Alycia - A Wallflower Christmas 12/8 A
Drq - Midnight Angel or Stranger in My Arms 12/18 A
Kimberly *Kyhm*- Devil in Winter 12/28 and Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/12 A
Dina - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/31 A
Rossy - Secrets of a Summer Night
BJ Rose - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor and A Wallflower Christmas 12/4 A
Barbara - Blue-Eyed Devil 12/24 A
Patricia - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/14 A
Karen - A Wallflower Christmas 12/11 A
Sandy - It Happened One Autumn 12/3 A
Julie (Mom2lnb) - A Wallflower Christmas 12/26 A
Miss Kate - Suddenly You 12/30 A
Valerie - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/7 A
Jane - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor
Megan - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/6 A
Vanessa - A Wallflower Christmas 12/6 A
Joanne - novella "I Will" from Wish List and Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/5 A
Mira - Mine Till Midnight
Elke - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/22 A
Becky - Tempt Me at Twilight or Secrets of a Summer Night 12/12 A
Renee - It Happened One Autumn and Secrets of a Summer Night 12/31 A
Kelley - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/11 A
Lisa - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/20 A
FlibBityFLooB - A Historical Christmas Present 12/16 A
~Sara~ - Somewhere I'll Find You 12/8 A
Samantha - It Happened One Autumn 12/12 A
Emily - When Strangers Marry
Lady Danielle "The Book Huntress" - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor or A Wallflower Christmas 12/24 12/1 A
Nikki - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/8 A
KimKirt - Seduce Me at Sunrise 12/16 A
Erin - It Happened One Autumn 12/8 A
Kerstin - Then Came You
Suzanne - Someone to Watch Over Me 12/16 A and Love in the Afternoon 12/3 A
D.G. - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/2 A
Lili - Devil in Winter or Mine Till Midnight 12/11 A
Megan aka *Mheghan* - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor or Someone to Watch Over Me
Mel W -
Coffeentea - A Wallflower Christmas 12/26 A
Katie - A Wallflower Christmas 12/3 A
Jasmin - Scandal in Spring 12/3 A
Anna - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor
Amanda - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/21 A
Crystal S - Worth Any Price 12/6 A
Lynne - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/28 A
Seda - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/6 A
Mary - Dreaming of You 12/18 A
Yz - Someone to Watch Over Me 12/11 A
Julie - Stranger in My Arms 12/15 A
Jane(PS) - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/16 A
Nicole - Married By Morning
Maryella - It Happened One Autumn and A Wallflower Christmas 12/29 A
Mary - Love in the Afternoon 12/30 A
Jackie - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/5 A
Christine S - Where Dreams Begin 12/28 A
Pam - Love in the Afternoon 12/31 A

B
Leosharkie - Where Passion Leads 12/11 B
Gigi - Blue-Eyed Devil 12/12 and Smooth Talking Stranger 12/26 B
colleen - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/18 B
Kerste - Then Came You or Secrets of a Summer Night 12/27 A
AH - Secrets of a Summer Night 12/23 A
Christine US - Blue-Eyed Devil 12/30 A
Nook4Beth - Mine Till Midnight
Penny - Secrets of a Summer Night
Lindy-Lane - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/25 B
is mee... kissa - Where Dreams Begin 12/1 B
Judithe - A Wallflower Christmas 12/2 B
Miss - Somewhere I'll Find You 12/16 B
AshleyAlexis - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/22 A
Shazzy - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/24 B
Amy ~Book Lover~ - Stranger in My Arms
Daffodil - It Happened One Autumn 12/18 B
Amanda - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor or A Wallflower Christmas 12/20 A
Erin - Mine Till Midnight 12/7 B
Katharina - Where Passion Leads 12/20 A
Macwolf01 [Elise] - Sugar Daddy 12/15 B
Thenia - It Happened One Autumn 12/29 B

C
Katherine -
Anaiz - Mine Till Midnight
Jennefer - Where Passion Leads 12/29 A
Nita - Mine Till Midnight 12/22 A
Angie - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/27 A
Cher - It Happened One Autumn
Carla - Someone to Watch Over Me 12/21 A
Jade -
Valorie - Sugar Daddy
Kaelea - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor
Rachel - Someone to Watch Over Me 12/24 A
Katia - Somewhere I'll Find You 12/17
Anthi - Dreaming of You 12/13 A
Sheila - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/15 A
Photojim - Blue-Eyed DevilSmooth Talking Stranger 12/7 B
Diane ~Firefly~ - Secrets of a Summer Night 12/6 B
Rebecca - Secrets of a Summer Night 12/26 A
pooja - Someone to Watch Over Me 12/21 A
Stacy - Sugar Daddy
Rebecca(MyasMom) - Secrets of a Summer Night 12/16
Crystal - Mine Till Midnight
Amber - Mine Till Midnight 12/31 B
Gem H aka *Dhelirious* - Mine Till Midnight
Allison - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/14 A
Babbling AKA Christina - A Wallflower Christmas
Ronyell - Again The Magic 12/31
Sallie - Mine Till Midnight
Robin - Sugar Daddy 12/31 B
Gayle - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/20 A
Rena - It Happened One Autumn 12/26
Madonna - Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor 12/26
Toni - Devil in Winter 12/29 B

D
Valerie - Smooth Talking Stranger
Lori - It Happened One Autumn 12/27 A
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Cindy - Mine Till Midnight


message 3: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7316 comments i'm in - i'm an A and will be reading Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor


message 4: by Katherine (new)

Katherine (kebrand0112) I'm a C and not sure what I will read yet.


message 5: by Nissie Lambert (new)

Nissie Lambert I'm an A and I will read Suddenly You by Lisa Kleypas


message 6: by Anaiz (new)

Anaiz (nizmart) I am a C and will read Mine Till Midnight.


message 7: by Leah (new)

Leah (leahkarge) I'm in! I'm an A and I don't know what I'll be reading yet :)


message 8: by Fran, Moderator (new)

Fran | 11360 comments I'm in- I am an A and I think I will read the novella I Will from Wish List.


message 9: by Jennefer (new)

Jennefer (jenneferpracticex3) | 247 comments I haven't done any challenges around here in a while! I think I will jump in on this one! :)

Believe it or not I am a C- just haven't gotten around to trying any of her stuff yet.

I am going to read Where Passion Leads her very first one! I picked this up for 50 cents at my library if you can believe it! This is a good excuse to read it :)


message 10: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7316 comments I would totally keep a hold of that book - i think it is one of the ones that goes for a ridiculous amount on ebay if you try to sell - like stormfire by christine monson

Jennefer wrote: "I haven't done any challenges around here in a while! I think I will jump in on this one! :)

Believe it or not I am a C- just haven't gotten around to trying any of her stuff yet.

I am going to..."



message 11: by Nita (new)

Nita (gillnit) I will go in for this challenge. I am a C, never read her before, and will be reading Mine Till Midnight.


message 12: by Penney (new)

Penney (pschoener) | 3553 comments I'm an A and I already planned to read A Wallflower Christmas so I'll stick with that for now.


message 13: by Angela (new)

Angela (angieerickson) | 439 comments Right now, I'm a C. I haven't read any of her stuff but I won the book contest for 'Christmas Eve at Friday Harbour' and my book arrived in the mail today. I plan to start it on Wednesday, since I have four more books to read before the end of the month, for November challenges. I can't wait to start reading it. Yeah! Thanks Goodreads!


message 14: by Brandy *Ahviel* (new)

Brandy *Ahviel* (ahviel) | 12 comments I am A..... I plan to read Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor


message 15: by Missy (new)

Missy | 7 comments I'm in for this one. I'm an A and am going to read Married by Morning.


message 16: by Debbie (new)

Debbie  (db_debber) | 2757 comments I am an A, and am ready for any excuse to read her again. Just don't know what that is going to be right now. I will get back to you on that one.


message 17: by Alycia (new)

Alycia I'm in. I am definitely an A. I will read A Wallflower Christmas.


message 18: by Ceej (new)

Ceej (drqangel) | 1015 comments I'm definitely in. I'm definitely an A. I'll read either Midnight Angel or Stranger in My Arms.


message 19: by exxcentrica (new)

exxcentrica Definitely an A, and definitely reading Devil in Winter and hopefully Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor


message 20: by Dina (last edited Dec 20, 2010 07:36AM) (new)

Dina (missdina) | 807 comments Yes, yes, yes! I'm in and I'm a big, fat A.


message 21: by Leosharkie (last edited Nov 24, 2010 04:56PM) (new)

Leosharkie | 79 comments I'm in! B.


message 22: by Rossy (new)

Rossy (naughtybookjunkie) | 2192 comments I'm an A, have read her Travises (contemporary) series. I'll be reading Secrets of a Summer Night, which i think is the beginning of her most popular series.


message 24: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ | 3650 comments I'm an A too. I will read Blue-Eyed Devil.


message 25: by Patricia (new)

Patricia Solla (tedebear1998) | 244 comments I'm an A. As usual I'll be getting whatever I can find at the library.


message 26: by Ѽ Cher Ѽ (new)

Ѽ Cher Ѽ  | 168 comments Yep! Why not. I'm in. I'm a C. I'll be reading It Happened One Autumn


message 27: by Gigi (new)

Gigi | 1149 comments I'm a B. I recently finished Sugar Daddy and liked it so, I think I'll go with Blue-Eyed Devil.


message 28: by Caleb (new)

Caleb (ccp981) C - Totally new to this author. Will see how I like it.

Will read: Someone to Watch Over Me (Bow Street Runners, #1) by Lisa Kleypas


message 29: by Jade (new)

Jade (jadel) | 10 comments I'm in,I'm a C and have no idea where to start. Where can I see a list of books?


message 30: by colleen (new)

colleen (colleenfl) | 458 comments I'm in! I'm a B. I've only read eight of her books so I have plenty left to choose from. I'll see what my library has available and post the title later.

FYI, on her Facebook fan page she is having a contest to give away a copy of Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor.


message 31: by KarenF (new)

KarenF (cleocleveland) | 1099 comments I'm in. I'm an A and I'll be reading A Wallflower Christmas.


message 32: by Valorie (new)

Valorie  | 2218 comments I'm a C, and will try Sugar Daddy (Travises, #1) by Lisa Kleypas


message 33: by SandyC (new)

SandyC (sandyc88) | 1281 comments I am an A and I will read It Happened One Autumn. Good choice, Yz!


message 34: by Valorie (new)

Valorie  | 2218 comments Jade wrote: "I'm in,I'm a C and have no idea where to start. Where can I see a list of books?"

I went to Fantastic Fiction to get a list of her books. Here is the link if you want to check it out..
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/k/l...


message 35: by Jade (new)

Jade (jadel) | 10 comments Thank you so much for the link. I'll try it today.:)


message 36: by Stormy (new)

Stormy | 144 comments I'm a B and I will read Then Came You or Secrets of a Summer Night, depending on what comes in from the library first


message 37: by Julianna (new)

Julianna (authorjuliannad) | 1755 comments Woo Hoo! I already had Lisa Kleypas on the list for December, so definitely count me in.

I'm an A, and I'll be reading A Wallflower Christmas.


message 38: by Kaelea (new)

Kaelea Bearwald (bibliomanicgirl) I'm a C and I'll be reading Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor


message 39: by Kate (new)

Kate Reads (misskatereads) Ohhh I'm an A. I haven't decided what I'll be reading yet though, if that's alright. Maybe
Someone to Watch Over Me or Again The Magic.


message 40: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7316 comments I highly recommend the wallflowers series - starts with Secrets of Summer Night (although book 2 is better than book 1 IMHO)

Jade wrote: "I'm in,I'm a C and have no idea where to start. Where can I see a list of books?"


message 41: by Kate (new)

Kate Reads (misskatereads) Delicious Dee Challenge Addict wrote: "I highly recommend the wallflowers series - starts with Secrets of Summer Night (although book 2 is better than book 1 IMHO)

Jade wrote: "I'm in,I'm a C and have no idea where to start. Where ca..."


I second this.


message 42: by Jane (PS), Moderator (new)

Jane (PS) | 20965 comments I'm in. I've only read one other book (this month: Secrets of a Summer Night) - I guess I'm an A 'cos I wanted to read the next book...!!

Just have to decide if I'll read It Happened One Autumn or Christmas Eve at Friday Harbour ('cos it fits the Xmas scenario in the "Let's Celebrate it" challenge)...


message 43: by ~Megan~ (new)

~Megan~ (megadee) So excited! I'm an A, and I will read Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor.


message 44: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 7316 comments Christmas Eve is also on the list of best christmas romances if you are doing the category challenge!

Jane wrote: "I'm in. I've only read one other book (this month: Secrets of a Summer Night) - I guess I'm an A 'cos I wanted to read the next book...!!

Just have to decide if I'll read It Happened One Autumn o..."



message 45: by Jane (PS), Moderator (new)

Jane (PS) | 20965 comments DDee wrote: Christmas Eve is also on the list of best christmas romances if you are doing the category challenge!

SOLD! Thanks Dee... :)


message 46: by Vanessa (new)

Vanessa (vanessamc) | 394 comments I'm an A!!

I'll be reading A Wallflower Christmas.


Rachel- Goodbye Borders (rachelgoodbyeborders) | 199 comments I'm a C. I did add some of her books to my TBR pile since I've heard awesome things about her. I will have to decide which book to read....


message 48: by Ceej (new)

Ceej (drqangel) | 1015 comments anyone notice how all of Kleypas' historical romances are tied to one another?


message 49: by Joanne (new)

Joanne | 195 comments I am an A. I will be reading 'I Will' from 'A Historical Christmas Present'. I am also reading 'Christmas Eve in Friday Harbor'.


message 50: by AH (new)

AH | 75 comments I'm a B. Book TBA.


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