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FionaBluesBookCafe | 79 comments 2010 Challenges


Quarterly Challenge (9/2010 to 12/2010)
Heaven and Hell Challenge
11/11

A---Taken by Midnight- Lara Adrian **11/10
N---Naked in Death- J.D. Robb **10/10
G---Water for Elephants- Sara Gruen **12/10
E---Eclipse- Stephenie Meyer **10/10
L---Inside Out-Lauren Dane **12/10

&---Covet- J.R. Ward **10/10

D---Darkest Whisper- Gena Showalter **12/10
E---Encyclodipedia Brown Takes the Cake **12/25/10 (read it with my neice yesterday...Does it count?)
M---Three Cups of Tea- Greg Mortenson **12/10
O---Once Bitten, Twice Shy- Jennifer Rardin **11/10
N---Savor the Moment- Nora Roberts **11/10


Taken by Midnight (Midnight Breed, #8) by Lara Adrian Naked in Death (In Death, #1) by J.D. Robb Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen Eclipse (Twilight, #3) by Stephenie Meyer Inside Out (Brown Siblings, #3) by Lauren Dane Covet (The Fallen Angels, #1) by J.R. Ward The Darkest Whisper (Lords of the Underworld, #4) by Gena Showalter Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Cake! (Encyclopedia Brown, #15 1/2) by Donald J. Sobol Three Cups of Tea One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson Once Bitten, Twice Shy (Jaz Parks, #1) by Jennifer Rardin Savor the Moment (Bride Quartet, #3) by Nora Roberts

December Challenges
Rhage's Challenge 3/3

Pre-trans: Most likely pushing the limits with this one but you did say any genre Who Wants A Dragon? I've read it about five times over the past week because my students love it. **December 17

Vamp: Others are doing it... Mockingjay **December 29th

Brother: Inside Out Cope has a tat of a Chinese horned dragon on his back and Ella has a tree on her back. **December 19th


I am a newbie to the challenge as well.
Yay, I finished.


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FionaBluesBookCafe | 79 comments 2011 Reads


1. What Happens in Vegas... by Lauren Dane
Quick read, but I most likely will not read it again.**1/1/11 432 pages
2. All Through the Night by Suzanne Brockmann
Very enjoyable. It was a good m/m book for the person who is unsure of their interest in m/m fiction.****1/5/11 281 pages
3. Death's Excellent Vacation by Charlain Harris
Not enough Eric.*1/6/11 audiobook
4. Sunshine by Robin Mckinley
Hard to get into. I wanted to throw it against the wall. *1/9/11 405 pages
5. Insatiable by Meg Cabot
Reminded me of Twilight. Hated the ending. **1/15/11 451 pages
6. Dangerous Ground by Josh Lanyon
Was very excited about reading this but was disappointed with the book. *1/18/11 109 pages
7. Venus in Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
One word...WOW! Most likely won't read it again, but everyone should read it.*****1/20/11 126 pages
8. The Reluctant Dom by Tymber Dalton
Emotionally draining, but fantastic. Was up all night finishing it, then couldn't sleep, because I couldn't stop thinking about it. *****1/23/11 470 pages
9. What Happens In Vegas...After Dark by Lauren Dane
Just okay. **1/26/11 432 pages
10. The Black Dagger Brotherhood: An Insider's Guide by J.R. Ward
I just love me some Brothers. ****1/30/11 467 pages
11. Black Hills by Nora Roberts
Good, but predictable. Quick read.***1/29/11 472 pages
12. Burning Lamp by Amanda Quick
Very slow. **2/10/11 352 pages
13. Vengeance in Death by J.D. Robb
Good. I love Roarke. ***2/12/11 357 pages
14. Dark Lover by J.R. Ward
The one that started it all. Love this book. *****2/15/11 393 pages
15. Reunion by Lindsay McKenna
Slow and Boring. A waste of time.*2/16/11 274 Pages
16. Giving Chase by Lauren Dane
Good. Quick read. **2/19/11 215 pages
17. Taking Chase by Lauren Dane
Good. Another quick read. **2/21/11 253 pages
18. Chased by Lauren Dane
Predictable but good. **2/24/11 220 pages
19. Making Chase by Lauren Dane
The best of the four. A nice ending to the series. ***2/28/11 237 pages
20. Lover Eternal by J.R. Ward
Someone needed to tame the beast. ****3/7/11441 pages
21. Bitten in Two by Jennifer Rardin
Slow *3/12/11312 pages
22. Blood Spells by Jessica Andersen
Good. ****3/17/11 480 pages
23. Hunting Julian by Jacquelyn Frank
Ok. Interesting concept. ***3/20/11 332 pages
24. Lover Awakened by J.R. Ward
What can I say...It's Z and HIS Bella *****3/19/11 434 pages
25. Lover Revealed by J.R. Ward
Butch. Gotta love him.*****3/27/11 455 pages
26. Stealing Kathryn by Jacquelyn Frank
Ok. Interesting concept. ***3/20/11363 pages
27. Lover Mine by J.R. Ward
JM...***3/30/11 512 pages
28. The Unsung Hero by Suzanne Brockmann
Good quick read. ***4/8/11 392 pages
29. Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward
Love. Love. Love ****4/17/11 489 pages
30. Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning
Nice ending to the series. ***4/17/11 audiobook
31. Midnight Crystal by Jayne Castle
Fun, easy read. ***4/24/11 371 pages
32. Holden and Yves – The Early Years by Maculategiraffe
It was okay. Nothing special. **4/24/11 85 pages
33. The Hustler by Amanda Young
It was free. **4/24/11 46 pages
34. Between Tooth and Paw by Kim Dare
It was free. **4/24/11 85 pages
35. Bran's Story by Maculategiraffe
Better than the prequel. ***4/28/11 188 pages
36. Jesse's Story by Maculategiraffe
The series just keeps getting better. ***4/28/11 167 pages
37. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Good ending to the series. ***5/1/11 390 pages
38. The Princess & the Penis by R.J. Silver
Very funny***4/28/11 36 pages
39. Lee's Story by Maculategiraffe
Best in the series. ****5/6/11 545 pages
40. This Side of the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
Much better than the last. ***5/19/11357 pages
41. Happy Ever After by Nora Roberts
Good ending to the series. ***5/23/11333 pages
42. Mesmerized by Lauren Dane
Ok read. Nothing spectacular. ***6/6/11 304 pages
43. Always by Lauren Dane
I loved the characters. ***6/6/11 329 pages
44. Sins of the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Good quick read. ***6/6/11 331 pages
45. Private Games by Tawny Taylor
Disappointing. Underdeveloped characters and stories. *6/6/11 232 pages
46. Second Chances by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Short and sweet. ***6/6/11 9 pages
47. Key of Light by Nora Roberts
Nice. Fresh idea. ***6/13/11 334 pages
48. Key of Knowledge by Nora Roberts
Nice. Quick read. ***6/13/11 327 pages
49. Key of Valor by Nora Roberts
Love the interactios between Simon and Brad ***6/13/11 352 pages
50. Unleash the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Love me some Wren. ***6/13/11 378 pages
51. Dark Side of the Moon by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Unpredictable. ***6/13/11 339 pages
52. Heart of Fire by Linda Howard
Good, but predictable. **6/13/11 309 pages
53. Domme by Default by Tymber Dalton
Didn't meet my expectations. *6/14/11 ebook
54. Nicholas: The Lords of Satyr by Elizabeth Amber
Historical para-normal erotica. *6/20/11 319 pages
55. The Search by Nora Roberts
A little predictable but good. ***6/23/11 496 pages
56. Everyday, Average Jones by Suzanne Brockmann
Good, quick read. **6/27/11 256 pages
57. A Hard Day's Night Searcher, by Sherrilyn Kenyon from My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding
Good, quick read. **6/27/11
58. Devil May Cry by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Enjoyable. ***6/27/11 352 pages
59. Hunter's Choice by Shiloh Walker
Short read. **6/27/11 25pages
60. Dragonswan by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Short and Sweet. **6/28/11 86 pages
61. Sex Stalker by Darren G. Burton
It was free. *6/28/11 ebook
62. Sex God by Various
It was free. *6/28/11 18 pages
63. Snaring the Huntress by Sylvia Day
Okay. Super short. **6/30/11 25 pages
64. Tyger, Tyger Burning Bryght by Cathryn Cade
Loved Calla and Jag. ****6/30/11 96 pages
65. Dangerous by Diana Palmer
A little slow. **7/3/11 314 pages
66. Go the F**k to Sleep by Adam Mansbach
Nice real nice 32 pages
67. Raine by Elizabeth Amber
Jordan shocked me. ***7/8/11 313 pages
68. Lyon by Elizabeth Amber
Fave so far ****7/15/11 296 pages
69. Covet by J.R. Ward
Good re-read ***7/15/11 474 pages
70. Dominic by Elizabeth Amber
I liked the two short stories. ***7/18/11 312 pages
71. Deeper Than Midnight by Lara Adrian
I liked the involvement of all of the Order. ****7/24/11 387 pages
72. High Noon by Nora Roberts
Another good one. Reminded me of the In Death series. ***7/25/11 423 pages
73. Kiss of Fire by Deborah Cooke
Really hard to finish. *7/30/11 334 pages
74. Free Me My Love by Jesse Casavant
Very short. **8/1/11 ebook
75. Scoring by Mari Carr
Very short. **8/1/11 ebook
76. Surrender at Dawn by Laura Griffin
Nothing special. *8/3/11 ebook
77. Marked by Everly Drummond
A little choppy but ok. ***8/3/11 ebook
78. Stolen Hearts by Karen Erickson
Pretty good for a freebie.***8/4/11 ebook
79. On the Hunt by Showalter, Butcher, Andersen, and Knight
I liked the Showalter and Andersen stories. ***8/6/11 448 pages

What Happens in Vegas... by Anya Bast All Through the Night A Troubleshooter Christmas (Troubleshooters, #12) by Suzanne Brockmann Death's Excellent Vacation by Charlaine Harris Sunshine by Robin McKinley Insatiable (Insatiable, #1) by Meg Cabot Dangerous Ground (Dangerous Ground, #1) by Josh Lanyon Venus in Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch The Reluctant Dom by Tymber Dalton What Happens In Vegas...After Dark Hot For Revenge\The Promise\Sensual Magic\Divine Desires by Jodi Lynn Copeland The Black Dagger Brotherhood An Insider's Guide by J.R. Ward Black Hills by Nora Roberts Burning Lamp (Dreamlight Trilogy, #2; Arcane Society, #8) by Amanda Quick Vengeance in Death (In Death, #6) by J.D. Robb Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #1) by J.R. Ward Reunion (Warriors for the Light, #4) (Harlequin Nocturne, #85) by Lindsay McKenna Giving Chase (Chase Brothers, #1) by Lauren Dane Taking Chase (Chase Brothers, #2) by Lauren Dane Chased (Chase Brothers, #3) by Lauren Dane Making Chase (Chase Brothers, #4) by Lauren Dane Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #2) by J.R. Ward Bitten in Two (Jaz Parks, #7) by Jennifer Rardin Blood Spells (Final Prophecy, #5) by Jessica Andersen Hunting Julian (Gatherers, #1) by Jacquelyn Frank Lover Awakened (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #3) by J.R. Ward Lover Revealed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #4) by J.R. Ward Stealing Kathryn (Gatherers, #2) by Jacquelyn Frank Lover Mine (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #8) by J.R. Ward The Unsung Hero (Troubleshooters, #1) by Suzanne Brockmann Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #9) by J.R. Ward Shadowfever (Fever, #5) by Karen Marie Moning Midnight Crystal (Dreamlight Trilogy, #3; Arcane Society, #9; Harmony, #7) by Jayne Castle Holden and Yves – The Early Years (The Slave Breakers, mini-prequel) by Maculategiraffe The Hustler by Amanda Young Between Tooth and Paw by Kim Dare Bran's Story (The Slave Breakers, #1) by Maculategiraffe Jesse's Story (The Slave Breakers, #2) by Maculategiraffe Mockingjay (Hunger Games, #3) by Suzanne Collins The Princess & the Penis by R.J. Silver Lee's Story (The Slave Breakers, #3) by Maculategiraffe This Side of the Grave (Night Huntress, #5) by Jeaniene Frost Happy Ever After (Bride Quartet, #4) by Nora Roberts Mesmerized (Phantom Corps #2) by Lauren Dane Always by Lauren Dane Sins of the Night (Dark-Hunter, #7) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Private Games by Tawny Taylor Second Chances (Dark-Hunter, #7.1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Key of Light (Key trilogy, #1) by Nora Roberts Key of Knowledge (Key Trilogy, #2) by Nora Roberts Key of Valor (Key trilogy #3) by Nora Roberts Unleash the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon Dark Side of the Moon by Sherrilyn Kenyon Heart of Fire  by Linda Howard Domme by Default by Tymber Dalton Nicholas (The Lords of Satyr, #1) by Elizabeth Amber The Search by Nora Roberts Everyday, Average Jones (Tall, Dark and Dangerous #4) (Silhouette Intimate Moments) by Suzanne Brockmann My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding (Includes Dark-Hunter, #9.1; Sookie Stackhouse, #6.1) by P.N. Elrod Devil May Cry (Dark-Hunter, #12) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Hunter's Choice (The Hunters) by Shiloh Walker Dragonswan (Dark-Hunter, #1.5) (Were-Hunter, #0) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Sex Stalker by Darren G. Burton Sex God by Ally Blue Snaring the Huntress by Sylvia Day Tyger, Tyger Burning Bryght (Orion, #1) by Cathryn Cade Dangerous (Long, Tall Texans) by Diana Palmer Go the F**k to Sleep by Adam Mansbach Raine (the Lords of Satyr, #2) by Elizabeth Amber Lyon (The Lords of Satyr, #3) by Elizabeth Amber Covet (The Fallen Angels, #1) by J.R. Ward Dominic (The Lords of Satyr, #4) by Elizabeth Amber Deeper Than Midnight (Midnight Breed, #9) by Lara Adrian High Noon by Nora Roberts Kiss of Fire (Dragonfire, #1) by Deborah Cooke Free Me My Love by Jesse Casavant Scoring (Lowell High School, #2.5) by Mari Carr Surrender at Dawn by Laura Griffin Marked by Everly Drummond Stolen Hearts by Karen Erickson On the Hunt (Includes Sentinel Wars #3.5, Final Prophecy #5.5, Gods of Midnight, #4.5) by Gena Showalter


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FionaBluesBookCafe | 79 comments 2011 Reads



80. Storm Kissed by Jessica Andersen (Best in the series, so far. ****8/11/11 451 pages)
81. Summons: A Goblin King Prequel by Shona Husk (Not really worth it. *8/11/11 ebook)
82. Seducing Jane Porter by Dominique Adair (Good enough to consider the sequel. ***8/11/11 ebook)
83. Discovering Sofia by Mel Teshco (It was free. *8/11/11 ebook)
84. Danu the Return by Sally Painter (Historical. *8/11/11 ebook)
85. Irresistible Forces by Brenda Jackson (Full of Sex. ***8/13/11 256 pages)
86. An Irresistible Bachelor by J.R. Ward (The characters were very likable. ****8/18/11 320 pages)
87. Angels' Pawn by Nalini Singh (I was not really sure what was going on. *8/20/11 61 pages)
88. Angels Fall by Nora Roberts (Not one of her betters ones. Felt like the end was just thrown together. **8/24/11 439 pages)
89. How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire by Kerrylyn Sparks (It was lacking. *8/28/11 371 pages)
90. The Deadliest Bite by Jennifer Rardin (It was a nice ending to the series. I will miss Vayl. **9/5/11 309 pages)
91.-93. In the Garden Collection by Nora Roberts (A nice easy reading trilogy. I liked Red Lily best. ***9/7/11 974 pages)
94. Crave by J.R. Ward (Good. I finally read this book. I really liked how much I learned about Ad and Eddie. Loved Grier and Isaac. ****9/15/11 453 pages)
95. Pleasure with Purpose by Lisa Renee Jones (Good short read. A little predictable. ***9/18/11 57 pages)
96. Never Enough by Lauren Dane (Nice ending to the series. I will miss these characters. 9/24/11 310 pages)
97. Envy by J.R. Ward (I love Rielly and Veck. ***9/30/11 454 pages)
98. Hot in Here by Kim Dare (13 pages **10/11/11)
99. Bridges by MJ O'Shea(27 pages ***10/11/11)
100. Kiss and Tell by Cherie Hall (55 pages **10/11/11)
101. Broken by Kathleen Hayes (34 pages **11/5/11)
102. Mind Fuck by Manna Francis (261 pages ***11/5/11)
103. The Importance of Being Denny by Kari Gregg (30 pgaes **11/5/11)
104. Wanting by Piper Vaughn (54 pages **11/5/11)
105. Special Forces - Soldiers by Aleksandr Voinov (**11/5/11)
106. Love Slave for Two by Tymber Dalton (**11/12/11 547 pages)
107. Family Matters by Tymber Dalton (**11/12/11 372 pages)
108. Beauty And The Black Sheep by Jessica Bird (****11/2011 250 pages)
109. His Comfort and Joy by Jessica Bird (****11/2011 248 pages)
110. From The First by Jessica Bird (****11/2011 250 pages)
111. A Man In A Million by Jessica Bird (****12/2011 244 pages)
112. The Billionaire Next Door by Jessica Bird (****12/5/11 242 pages)
113. One Final Night By Wendy Young (**12/7/11 25 pages)
114. In Too Deep by Jayne Ann Krentz (***12/7/11 342 pages)
115. The Next Alwaysby Nora Roberts (***12/11/11 342 pages)
116. The 12 Hot Days of Christmas edited by Lori Perkins (**12/20/11 100 pages)
117. Kiss of Fury by Deborah Cooke (****12/21/11 392 pages)
118. Kiss of Fateby Deborah Cooke (***12/30/11 396 pages)
119. Wild Fire by Christine Feehan (12/30/11 400 pages)

Storm Kissed (Nightkeepers, #6) by Jessica Andersen Summons (Goblin King Prequel, #0.5) by Shona Husk Seducing Jane Porter (Jane Porter, #1) by Dominique Adair Discovering Sofia by Mel Teshco Danu, The Return (Naughty Nooners) (The Hussies Series) by Sally Painter Irresistible Forces by Brenda Jackson An Irresistible Bachelor (An Unforgettable Lady, #2) by Jessica Bird Angels' Pawn (Guild Hunter, #0.5 prequel) by Nalini Singh Angels Fall by Nora Roberts How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire (Love at Stake, #1) by Kerrelyn Sparks The Deadliest Bite (Jaz Parks, #8) by Jennifer Rardin In the Garden Collection (In the Garden, #1-3) by Nora Roberts Crave (The Fallen Angels, #2) by J.R. Ward Pleasure with Purpose by Lisa Renee Jones Never Enough (Brown Siblings, #4) by Lauren Dane Envy (The Fallen Angels, #3) by J.R. Ward Hot in Here by Kim Dare Bridges (Don't Read in the Closet) by M.J. O'Shea Kiss and Tell (Kiss & Tell) by Cherie Noel Broken by Kathleen Hayes Mind Fuck (The Administration, #1) by Manna Francis The Importance of Being Denny  by Kari Gregg Wanting (Wanting, #1) by Piper Vaughn Special Forces - Soldiers (Special Forces, #1) by Marquesate Love Slave for Two (Love Slave for Two, #1) by Tymber Dalton Family Matters (Love Slave for Two, #2) by Tymber Dalton Beauty And The Black Sheep (The Moorehouse Legacy, #1) (Silhouette Special Edition #1698) by Jessica Bird His Comfort and Joy (The Moorehouse Legacy, #2) (Silhouette Special Edition #1732) by Jessica Bird From The First (The Moorehouse Legacy, #3) (Silhouette Special Edition #1750) by Jessica Bird A Man In A Million (The Moorehouse Legacy, #4) (Silhouette Special Edition #1803) by Jessica Bird The Billionaire Next Door (The O'Banyon Brothers) (Silhouette Special Edition #1844) by Jessica Bird One Final Night by Wendy L. Young In Too Deep (Looking Glass Trilogy, #1; Arcane Society, #10) by Jayne Ann Krentz The Next Always by Nora Roberts The 12 Hot Days of Christmas by Lori Perkins Kiss of Fury (Dragonfire, #2) by Deborah Cooke Kiss of Fate (Dragonfire, #3) by Deborah Cooke Wild Fire (Leopard People, #4) by Christine Feehan


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FionaBluesBookCafe | 79 comments J. R. Ward BLACK DAGGER BROTHERHOOD Challenges
Favorite Brother Challenge
53/53



I: Insatiable by Meg (**1/15/11)
Insatiable (Insatiable, #1) by Meg Cabot


L: Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward (****4/17/11)
O: Onyx, Sunshine by Robin McKinley (*1/9/11)
V: Venus in Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (*****1/20/11)
E: Ed, The Reluctant Dom by Tymber Dalton (*****1/23/11)
Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #9) by J.R. Ward Sunshine by Robin McKinley Venus in Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch The Reluctant Dom by Tymber Dalton


T: Taking Chase by Lauren Dane (**2/21/11)
H: Hunting Julian by Jacquelyn Frank (***3/20/11)
E: Eve, Vengeance in Death by J.D. Robb (***2/12/11)
Taking Chase (Chase Brothers, #2) by Lauren Dane Hunting Julian (Gatherers, #1) by Jacquelyn Frank Vengeance in Death (In Death, #6) by J.D. Robb


B: Black Hills by Nora Roberts (***1/29/11)
L: Lover Eternal by J.R. Ward (****3/7/11)
A: All Through the Night by Suzanne Brockmann (****1/5/11)
C: Crave by J.R. Ward (****9/15/11)
K: Kyle, Giving Chase by Lauren Dane (**2/19/11)
Black Hills by Nora Roberts Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #2) by J.R. Ward All Through the Night (Troubleshooters Series #12) by Suzanne Brockmann Crave (The Fallen Angels, #2) by J.R. Ward Giving Chase (Chase Brothers, #1) by Lauren Dane


D: Dangerous Ground by Josh Lanyon (*1/18/11)
A: Blood Spells by Jessica Andersen (****3/17/11)
G: Gail, Dangerous by Diana Palmer (**7/3/11)
G: Greta, Bran's Story by Maculategiraffe (***4/28/11)
E: Eamon, Always by Lauren Dane (***6/6/11)
R: Key of Light by Nora Roberts (***6/13/11)
Dangerous Ground (Dangerous Ground, #1) by Josh Lanyon Blood Spells (Nightkeepers, #5) by Jessica Andersen Dangerous (Long, Tall Texans) by Diana Palmer Bran's Story (The Slave Breakers, #1) by Maculategiraffe Always by Lauren Dane Key of Light (Key trilogy, #1) by Nora Roberts


"BROTHERHOOD"
B: Burning Lamp by Amanda Quick (**2/10/11)
R: Rose, On the Hunt by Showalter, Butcher, Andersen, and Knight (***8/6/11)
O: Olivia, Chased by Lauren Dane (**2/24/11)
T: Tom, The Unsung Hero by Suzanne Brockmann (***4/8/11)
H: Holden and Yves – The Early Years by Maculategiraffe (**4/24/11)
E: Evelyn Private Games by Tawny Taylor (*6/6/11)
R: Raine by Elizabeth Amber (***7/8/11)
H: Hunter's Choice by Shiloh Walker (**6/27/11)
O:Sean O'Banyon, From The First by Jessica Bird (****11/2011)
O:Butch O'Neal Lover Enshrined by J.R Ward (***10/2011)
D: Danger, Sins of the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon (***6/6/11)
Burning Lamp (Dreamlight Trilogy, #2; Arcane Society, #8) by Amanda QuickOn the Hunt (Includes Sentinel Wars #3.5, Nightkeepers #5.5, Gods of Midnight, #4.5) by Gena ShowalterChased (Chase Brothers, #3) by Lauren DaneThe Unsung Hero (Troubleshooters, #1) by Suzanne BrockmannHolden and Yves – The Early Years (The Slave Breakers, mini-prequel) by MaculategiraffePrivate Games by Tawny TaylorRaine (the Lords of Satyr, #2) by Elizabeth AmberHunter's Choice (The Hunters) by Shiloh WalkerFrom The First (The Moorehouse Legacy, #3) (Silhouette Special Edition #1750) by Jessica BirdLover EnshrinedSins of the Night (Dark-Hunter, #7) by Sherrilyn Kenyon



"ESPECIALLY
E: Nicholas: The Lords of Satyr by Elizabeth Amber (*6/20/11)
S:Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning (***4/17/11)
P: Parker, Happy Ever After by Nora Roberts (***5/23/11)
E: Everyday, Average Jones by Suzanne Brockmann (**6/27/11)
C: Midnight Crystal by Jayne Castle (***4/24/11)
I: Ian, This Side of the Grave by Jeanine Frost (***5/19/11)
A: Acheron, Second Chances by Sherrilyn Kenyon (***6/6/11)
L: Mesmerized by Lauren Dane (***6/6/11)
L: Lily, Red Lily by Nora Roberts (***9/8/11)
Y:One Final Night By Wendy Young (**12/7/11 25 pages)
Nicholas (The Lords of Satyr, #1) by Elizabeth AmberShadowfever (Fever, #5) by Karen Marie MoningHappy Ever After (Bride Quartet, #4) by Nora RobertsEveryday, Average Jones (Tall, Dark and Dangerous #4) (Silhouette Intimate Moments) by Suzanne BrockmannMidnight Crystal (Dreamlight Trilogy, #3; Arcane Society, #9; Harmony, #7) by Jayne CastleThis Side of the Grave (Night Huntress, #5) by Jeaniene FrostSecond Chances (Dark-Hunter, #7.1) by Sherrilyn KenyonMesmerized (Phantom Corps, #2) by Lauren DaneRed Lily (In the Garden trilogy, #3) by Nora RobertsOne Final Night by Wendy L. Young

"MY"
M: Making Chase by Lauren Dane (***2/28/11)
Y: Yves, Jesse's Story by Maculategiraffe (***4/28/11)
Making Chase (Chase Brothers, #4) by Lauren DaneJesse's Story (The Slave Breakers, #2) by Maculategiraffe


"MAN
M: Maggie, Unleash the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon (***6/13/11)
A: Artemis, Devil May Cry by Sherrilyn Kenyon (***6/27/11)
N: High Noon by Nora Roberts (***7/25/11)
Devil May Cry A Dark-Hunter Novel by Sherrilyn KenyonUnleash the Night (Dark-Hunter, #8; Were-Hunter, #3) by Sherrilyn KenyonHigh Noon by Nora Roberts

"REHVENGE"
R: Reunion by Lindsay McKenna (*2/16/11)
E: Elise Lyon by Elizabeth Amber (****7/15/11)
H: The Hustler by Amanda Young (**4/24/11)
V: Vayl, Bitten in Two by Jennifer Rardin (*3/12/11)
E: Eddie, Covet by J.R. Ward (***7/15/11)
N: Niall, Kiss of Fire by Deborah Cooke (*7/30/11)
G: Gideon, Deeper Than Midnight by Lara Adrian (****7/24/11)
E: Emma, Dominic by Elizabeth Amber (***7/18/11)
Reunion (Warriors for the Light, #4) (Harlequin Nocturne, #85) by Lindsay McKennaLyon (The Lords of Satyr, #3) by Elizabeth AmberThe Hustler by Amanda YoungBitten in Two (Jaz Parks, #7) by Jennifer RardinCovet (The Fallen Angels, #1) by J.R. WardKiss of Fire (Dragonfire, #1) by Deborah CookeDeeper Than Midnight (Midnight Breed, #9) by Lara AdrianDominic (The Lords of Satyr, #4) by Elizabeth Amber



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FionaBluesBookCafe | 79 comments Monthly Challenges



January Challenges for 2011
Romance Readers Reading Challenges
Pick-it for me: Sunshine *1/9/11 405 pages
FAC: Charlaine Harris: Death's Excellent Vacation *1/6/11 audiobook
Sunshine by Robin McKinley Death's Excellent Vacation by Charlaine Harris
J. R. Ward BLACK DAGGER BROTHERHOOD Challenges
Mary's Challenge
Pre-trans: Insatiable by Meg Cabot *1/15/11
Vamp: What Happens in Vegas... by Anya Bast **1/1/11
Amy is considered a Plain Jane. She is mistaken for a man.
Brother: The Black Dagger Brotherhood: An Insider's Guide by J.R. Ward****1/30/11
Insatiable (Insatiable, #1) by Meg Cabot What Happens in Vegas... by Anya Bast The Black Dagger Brotherhood An Insider's Guide by J.R. Ward



February Challenges
Romance Readers Reading Challenges
Pick-it for me: Giving Chase by Lauren Dane
Good. Quick read. **2/19/11 215 pages
Giving Chase (Chase Brothers, #1) by Lauren Dane
J. R. Ward BLACK DAGGER BROTHERHOOD Challenges
Zadist's Challenge
Pre-trans: Reunion by Lindsay McKenna *2/16/11 (Fox is scarred from battle)
Vamp: Giving Chase by Lauren Dane **2/19/11 (Maggie is stalked and kidnapped.)
Brother: Dark Lover by J.R. Ward *****2/26/11 (Don't know if it counts, but I read it, again.)
Reunion (Warriors for the Light, #4) (Harlequin Nocturne, #85) by Lindsay McKenna Giving Chase (Chase Brothers, #1) by Lauren Dane Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #1) by J.R. Ward



March Challenges
J. R. Ward BLACK DAGGER BROTHERHOOD Challenges
Bella's Reading Challenge
Pre-trans:Lover Revealed by J.R.Ward (****3/27/11)
Vamp: Lover Awakened by J.R. Ward (*****3/19/11)
Brother: Hunting Julian by Jacquelyn Frank (***3/20/11, Julian has had sex three times.)
Lover Revealed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #4) by J.R. Ward Lover Awakened (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #3) by J.R. Ward Hunting Julian (Gatherers, #1) by Jacquelyn Frank



April Challenges
J. R. Ward BLACK DAGGER BROTHERHOOD Challenges
Butch's Challenge
Pre-trans: The Unsung Hero by Suzanne Brockmann (Good. Quick read. ***4/8/11)
Vamp: Read a book that is set in Boston.
Brother: Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward (Love. Love. Love ****4/17/11)
The Unsung Hero (Troubleshooters, #1) by Suzanne Brockmann Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #9) by J.R. Ward

June Challenges
J. R. Ward BLACK DAGGER BROTHERHOOD Challenges
Qhuinn's Reading Challenge
Pre-trans: Devil May Cry by Sherrilyn Kenyon ***6/27/11 (Kat needs to drink Sin's blood to survive.)
Vamp:Nicholas: The Lords of Satyr by Elizabeth Amber *6/20/11 (Nicholas has raven hair.)
Brother:Key of Valor by Nora Roberts ***6/13/11 (Zoe has black hair, her belly pierced, and a tat of a fairy.)
Devil May Cry (Dark-Hunter, #12) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Nicholas (The Lords of Satyr, #1) by Elizabeth Amber Key of Valor (Key Trilogy, #3) by Nora Roberts

Monthly challenge: Oh but I love him!
July 1-31, 2011
8/8
1.Book cover: Raine by Elizabeth Amber (Jordan suprised me. ***7/8/11)
2. Hair color: Lyon by Elizabeth Amber (My faveorite so far. ****7/15/11)
3. Character trait: Dominic by Elizabeth Amber (I liked the two short stories. ***7/18/11)
4. Author initials: Covet by J.R. Ward (Good re-read to prep for Crave. ***7/15/11)
5. Character initials: Dangerous by Diana Palmer, Winnie Sinclair (A little slow. **7/3/11)
6. Love interests: Deeper Than Midnight by Lara Adrian (Loved the involvement of the Order. ****7/24/11)
7. Book cover: Kiss of Fire by Deborah Cooke (Couldn't keep my eyes open. *7/30/11)
8. Book title or theme: Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward (Audio re-read. *****7/31/11)
Raine (the Lords of Satyr, #2) by Elizabeth Amber Lyon (The Lords of Satyr, #3) by Elizabeth Amber Dominic (The Lords of Satyr, #4) by Elizabeth Amber Covet (The Fallen Angels, #1) by J.R. Ward Dangerous (Long, Tall Texans) by Diana Palmer Deeper Than Midnight (Midnight Breed, #9) by Lara Adrian Kiss of Fire (Dragonfire, #1) by Deborah Cooke Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #9) by J.R. Ward

Monthly Challenge: Oh but I love him too.
Rehvenge 8/1-31/11
Completed: 6/6; Bonus: 2/2
1. Eye color: On the Hunt by Showalter, Butcher, Andersen, and Knight
(Vasili, in Ever Night has violet eyes. I enjoyed the stories by Andersen and Showalter. I bought the book for Andersen's Crystal Skull. I am glad I read this piece because I feel that the characters will show up in her Nightkeepers series. ***8/6/11)
2. Hair color:Blue Dahlia by Nora Roberts
(Harper and Logan both have dark hair. It was a good qiuck read.***8/31/11)
3. Character political figures: An Irresistible Bachelor by Jessica Bird
(The characters were very likable. Jack reminded me a lot of Rehv. They are both wealthy business men, that fall for a sassy red-head. ****8/18/11)
4. Author’s initials (RR): Angels Fall by Nora Roberts
(Not one of her betters ones. Felt like the end was just thrown together. **8/24/11)
5. Character’s initials (RR): Storm Kissed by Jessica Andersen
(Reese. Best book in the series, so far. I liked the twist and I'm glad I read On the Hunt first. ****8/11/11)
6. Species:How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire by Kerrylyn Sparks
(It was lacking. *8/28/11)
7. In honor of Lassiter:Angels' Pawn by Nalini Singh
(I was not really sure what was going on. *8/20/11)
8. In honor of the Shadows: Irresistible Forces by Brenda Jackson
(Dominic is part French and part African American. Taylor is part African American and part Native American. Full of Sex. ***8/13/11)

On the Hunt (Includes Sentinel Wars #3.5, Final Prophecy #5.5, Gods of Midnight, #4.5) by Gena Showalter Blue Dahlia (In The Garden trilogy, #1) by Nora Roberts An Irresistible Bachelor (An Unforgettable Lady, #2) by Jessica Bird Angels Fall by Nora Roberts Storm Kissed (Final Prophecy, #6) by Jessica Andersen How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire (Love at Stake, #1) by Kerrelyn Sparks Angels' Pawn (Guild Hunter, #0.5 prequel) by Nalini Singh Irresistible Forces by Brenda Jackson

Clean Up Challenge
September 2011


READ 7/7

C: Crave by J.R. Ward (Good. I finally read this book. I really liked how much I learned about Ad and Eddie. Loved Grier and Isaac. ****9/15/11)
L: Love Slave for Two by Tymber Dalton
E: Envy by J.R. Ward (I really liked this one. ****9/30/11)
A: All in Time by Ciana Stone
N: Never Enough by Lauren Dane (Nice ending to the series. I will miss these characters. 9/24/11 310 pages)

U: An Unwanted Hunger by Ciana Stone
P: Pleasure with Purpose by Lisa Renee Jones (Good short read. A little predictable. ***9/18/11)
!: The Deadliest Bite by Jennifer Rardin (It was a nice ending to the series. I will miss Vayl. **9/5/11)
!: Red Lily by Nora Roberts (Nice easy reading trilogy. ***9/7/11)
!: Black Rose by Nora Roberts (Nice easy reading trilogy. ***9/7/11)


Crave (The Fallen Angels, #2) by J.R. Ward Love Slave for Two (Love Slave for Two, #1) by Tymber Dalton Envy (The Fallen Angels, #3) by J.R. Ward All in Time by Ciana Stone Never Enough (Brown Siblings, #4) by Lauren Dane An Unwanted Hunger (Soul of V-Kar #1) by Ciana Stone Pleasure with Purpose by Lisa Renee Jones The Deadliest Bite (Jaz Parks, #8) by Jennifer Rardin Red Lily (In the Garden trilogy, #3) by Nora Roberts Black Rose (In the Garden trilogy, #2) by Nora Roberts


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FionaBluesBookCafe | 79 comments BDB Monthly challenge: Divine December
DURATION: December 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

7/7

1. Last in a series: A Man In A Million by Jessica Bird (****12/3/2011 244 pages)
This is the final book in the Moorehouse Legacy.
2. 10 or more: In Too Deep by Jayne Ann Krentz (***12/7/11 25 pages)
I love me some Fallon Jones.
3. Night in the title: One Final Night by Wendy Young (**12/7/11 25 pages)
Just okay.
4. Lover Unbound, Lizzie is a ghost: The Next Always by Nora Roberts (***12/11/11 352 pages)
I liked it, typical, predictable Nora.
5. Christmas theme: The 12 Hot Days of Christmas edited by Lori Perkins (**12/20/11 100 pages)
6. A book with a blue cover: Kiss of Fury by Deborah Cooke (****12/21/11 392 pages)
Much better than the first. I really liked Alex and Donovan
7. Lover Unleashed, mixed couple:Kiss of Fate by Deborah Cooke

A Man In A Million (The Moorehouse Legacy, #4) (Silhouette Special Edition #1803) by Jessica Bird In Too Deep (Looking Glass Trilogy, #1; Arcane Society, #10) by Jayne Ann Krentz One Final Night by Wendy L. Young The Next Always by Nora Roberts The 12 Hot Days of Christmas by Lori Perkins Kiss of Fury (Dragonfire, #2) by Deborah Cooke Kiss of Fate (Dragonfire, #3) by Deborah Cooke


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