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Joann | 973 comments RRRC 2011 A - Z Book Challenge

Duration: January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

26/26 Read Challenge Complete 07.24.11

A: After Dark by Jayne Castle, 04.02.11
B: Blood of the Rose by Anya Bast 01.15.11
C: The Clayborne Brides by Julie Garwood 02.23.11
D: Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison 01.29.11
E: Every Which Way But Dead by Kim Harrison 02.11.11
F: A Fistful of Charms by Kim Harrison, 02.19.11
G: Ghost Town by Rachel Caine 01.30.11
H: Hard Eight by Janet Evanovich 02.09.11
I: The Immortal Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #2) by Lynsay Sands 02.03.11
J: Jacob by Jacquelyn Frank, 07.24.11
K: The Kadin by Bertrice Small 01.14.11
L: The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K. Hamilton, 03.03.11
M: Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews, 03.12.11
N: Notorious Pleasures by Elizabeth Hoyt, 06.10.11
O: One Dance with a Duke by Tessa Dare, 03.10.11
P: Prince of Dreams by Susan Krinard, 04.12.11
Q: Queen of Ambition by Fiona Buckley, 05.23.11
R: The Renegade Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #3) by Lynsay Sands 02.14.11
S: Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning 01.24.11
T: Ten Big Ones by Janet Evanovich 02.28.11
U: Unknown by Rachel Caine, 05.29.11
V: Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh, 05.28.11
W: White Night by Jim Butcher 01.26.11
X: The Luxe by Anna Godbersen 02.20.11
Y: You Slay Me by Katie MacAlister 02.24.11
Z: Zinnia by Jayne Castle, 04.24.11

The Kadin by Bertrice Small Blood of the Rose (The Embraced, #1) by Anya Bast Shadowfever (Fever, #5) by Karen Marie Moning White Night (The Dresden Files, #9) by Jim Butcher Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows, #1) by Kim Harrison Ghost Town (Morganville Vampires, Book 9) by Rachel Caine The Immortal Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #2) (Argeneau, #11) by Lynsay Sands Hard Eight (Stephanie Plum, #8) by Janet Evanovich Every Which Way But Dead (The Hollows, #3) by Kim Harrison The Renegade Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #3) (Argeneau, #12) by Lynsay Sands The Luxe (Luxe, #1) by Anna Godbersen A Fistful of Charms (The Hollows, #4) by Kim Harrison The Clayborne Brides One Pink Rose, One White Rose, One Red Rose by Julie Garwood You Slay Me (Aisling Grey Guardian, #1) by Katie MacAlister Ten Big Ones (Stephanie Plum, #10) by Janet Evanovich The Laughing Corpse (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #2) by Laurell K. Hamilton One Dance with a Duke (Stud Club, #1) by Tessa Dare Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1) by Ilona Andrews After Dark (Harmony, #1) by Jayne Castle Prince of Dreams by Susan Krinard Zinnia (St. Helen's, #2) by Jayne Castle Queen of Ambition (Ursula Blanchard, #5) by Fiona Buckley Unknown (Outcast Season, #2) by Rachel Caine Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling, #2) by Nalini Singh
Notorious Pleasures (Maiden Lane, #2) by Elizabeth Hoyt Jacob (Nightwalkers, #1) by Jacquelyn Frank


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Joann | 973 comments RRRC 2011 Create-Your-Own Reading Challenge

50/50 Read

Challenge Complete 12.12.11

Challenge Title:
Read the Books Getting Dusty In My TBR Shelves Challenge
Duration: Jan. 1, 2011 to Dec. 31, 2011
Goal: 50 books
Challenge Description: Read books I already own just begging to be read...

1. Becoming Jane Eyre by Sheila Kohler, 02.17.11
2. The Luxe by Anna Godbersen, 02.20.11
3. Rumors by Anna Godbersen, 02.21.11
4. Envy by Anna Godbersen, 02.21.11
5. Splendor by Anna Godbersen, 05.13.11
6. The Price of Blasphemy by A Virginian, 08.03.11
7. Jane by April Lindner, 08.20.11
8. A Duty to the Dead by Charles Todd, 08.09.11
9. An Impartial Witness by Charles Todd, 09.11.11
10. The Dead Travel Fast by Deanna Raybourn, 02.26.11

Becoming Jane Eyre by Sheila Kohler The Luxe (Luxe, #1) by Anna Godbersen Rumors (Luxe, #2) by Anna Godbersen Envy (Luxe, #3) by Anna Godbersen Splendor (Luxe, #4) by Anna Godbersen The Price of Blasphemy by A. Virginian Jane by April Lindner A Duty to the Dead (Bess Crawford, #1) by Charles Todd An Impartial Witness (Bess Crawford, #2) by Charles Todd The Dead Travel Fast by Deanna Raybourn

11. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster, 09.30.11
12. Room by Emma Donoghue, 06.06.11
13. Wolfgang's Revenge by Howard M. Tillison, 11.25.11
14. Shadow Zone by Iris Johansen, 05.25.11
15. The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel, 08.26.11
16. Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys, 02.22.11
17. The Lost Hours by Karen White, 10.31.11
18. Mistress Shakespeare by Karen Harper, 11.07.11
19. Blindsighted by Karin Slaughter, 12.12.11
20. Elizabeth Street: A novel based on true events by Laurie Fabiano, 09.11.11

A Passage to India by E.M. Forster Room by Emma Donoghue Wolfgang's Revenge by Howard M. Tillison Shadow Zone by Iris Johansen The Clan of the Cave Bear (Earth's Children, #1) by Jean M. Auel Wide Sargasso Sea  by Jean Rhys The Lost Hours by Karen White Mistress Shakespeare by Karen Harper Blindsighted (Grant County, #1) by Karin Slaughter Elizabeth Street A Novel Based On True Events by Laurie Fabiano

21. Alone (Detective D.D. Warren, #1) by Lisa Gardner, 11.11.11
22. Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger, 06.04.11
23. Senseless by Mary Burton, 08.17.11
24. Home To Italy by Peter Pezzelli, 08.23.11
25. What Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson, 09.07.11
26. Smoke Screen by Sandra Brown, 09.19.11
27. Mine Till Midnight by Lisa Kleypas, 03.20.11
28. Seduce Me at Sunrise by Lisa Kleypas, 03.29.11
29. Tempt Me at Twilight by Lisa Kleypas, 06.01.11
30. Married By Morning by Lisa Kleypas, 07.03.11

Alone (Detective D.D. Warren, #1) by Lisa Gardner Beautiful Lies (Ridley Jones, #1) by Lisa Unger Senseless by Mary Burton Home To Italy by Peter Pezzelli What Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson Smoke Screen by Sandra Brown Mine Till Midnight (The Hathaways, #1) by Lisa Kleypas Seduce Me at Sunrise (The Hathaways, #2) by Lisa Kleypas Tempt Me at Twilight (The Hathaways, #3) by Lisa Kleypas Married By Morning (The Hathaways #4) by Lisa Kleypas

31. Love in the Afternoon by Lisa Kleypas, 07.09.11
32. Secrets of a Summer Night by Lisa Kleypas, 03.26.11
33. It Happened One Autumn by Lisa Kleypas, 04.25.11
34. Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas, 05.19.11
35. Scandal in Spring by Lisa Kleypas, 06.12.11
36. A Wallflower Christmas by Lisa Kleypas, 09.15.11
37. Against All Odds by Irene Hannon, 07.08.11
38. The Main Attraction by Jayne Ann Krentz, 07.19.11
39. Juliet by Anne Fortier, 10.18.11
40. Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters, 09.06.11

Love in the Afternoon (The Hathaways, #5) by Lisa Kleypas Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflowers, #1) by Lisa Kleypas It Happened One Autumn (Wallflowers, #2) by Lisa Kleypas Devil in Winter (Wallflowers #3) by Lisa Kleypas Scandal in Spring (Wallflowers, #4) by Lisa Kleypas A Wallflower Christmas (Wallflowers, #5) by Lisa Kleypas Against All Odds (Heroes of Quantico, #1) by Irene Hannon The Main Attraction (Harlequin Romance) by Jayne Ann Krentz Juliet by Anne Fortier Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody, #1) by Elizabeth Peters

41. Somewhere to Belong by Judith McCoy Miller, 12.05.11
42. The Clayborne Brides by Julie Garwood, 02.23.11
43. To Conquer a Highlander by Mary Wine, 08.29.11
44. The Sari Shop Widow by Shobhan Bantwal, 07.31.11
45. Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon, 09.17.11
46. First Comes Marriage by Mary Balogh, 03.22.11
47. Then Comes Seduction by Mary Balogh, 04.13.11
48. At Last Comes Love by Mary Balogh, 04.27.11
49. Seducing an Angel by Mary Balogh, 05.17.11
50. A Secret Affair by Mary Balogh, 08.08.11

Somewhere to Belong (Daughters of Amana, #1) by Judith McCoy Miller The Clayborne Brides One Pink Rose, One White Rose, One Red Rose by Julie Garwood To Conquer a Highlander (Highlander, #1) by Mary Wine The Sari Shop Widow by Shobhan Bantwal Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon First Comes Marriage (Huxtable Quintet, #1) by Mary Balogh Then Comes Seduction (Huxtable Quintet, #2) by Mary Balogh At Last Comes Love (Huxtable Quintet, #3) by Mary Balogh Seducing an Angel (Huxtable Quintet, #4) by Mary Balogh A Secret Affair (Huxtable Quintet, #5) by Mary Balogh


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Joann | 973 comments RRRC 2011 Chubby Chunkster Challenge:

Duration: January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

Level: Mor-book-ly Obese: 8 books over 450 pages

8/8 Read Challenge Complete 04.24.11)

1. Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning, 594 pages, 01.24.11
2. Every Which Way But Dead by Kim Harrison, 501 pages, 02.11.11
3. A Fistful of Charms by Kim Harrison, 510 pages, 02.19.11
4. The Clayborne Brides by Julie Garwood, 464 pages, 02.23.11
5. For a Few Demons More by Kim Harrison, 456 pages, 03.25.11
6. Dune by Frank Herbert, 608 pages,04.09.11
7. Prodigal Son by Dean Koontz, 469 pages, 04.16.11
8. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare, 478 pages, 04.24.11

Shadowfever (Fever, #5) by Karen Marie Moning Every Which Way But Dead (The Hollows, #3) by Kim Harrison A Fistful of Charms (The Hollows, #4) by Kim Harrison The Clayborne Brides One Pink Rose, One White Rose, One Red Rose by Julie Garwood For a Few Demons More (The Hollows, #5) by Kim Harrison Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1) by Frank Herbert Prodigal Son (Dean Koontz's Frankenstein, #1) by Dean Koontz Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) by Cassandra Clare


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Joann | 973 comments RRRC Serial Reader Challenge
Duration: January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

32/32 Read Challenge Complete 08.07.11

1) Jack the Page Ripper (15 books):

5 books from Janet Evanovich Stephanie Plum Series
1. To the Nines, 02.19.11
2. Ten Big Ones, 02.28.11
3. Eleven on Top, 02.28.11
4. Twelve Sharp, 03.01.11
5. Lean Mean Thirteen, 03.16.11

To the Nines (Stephanie Plum, #9) by Janet Evanovich Ten Big Ones (Stephanie Plum, #10) by Janet Evanovich Eleven on Top (Stephanie Plum, #11) by Janet Evanovich Twelve Sharp (Stephanie Plum, #12) by Janet Evanovich Lean Mean Thirteen (Stephanie Plum, #13) by Janet Evanovich

4 books from Jim Butcher The Dresden Files
1. Small Favor, 04.23.11
2. Turn Coat, 05.15.11
3. Changes, 06.03.11
4. Ghost Story, 08.06.11

Small Favor (The Dresden Files, #10) by Jim Butcher Turn Coat (The Dresden Files, #11) by Jim Butcher Changes (The Dresden Files, #12) by Jim Butcher Ghost Story (The Dresden Files, #13) by Jim Butcher

3 books from Kim Harrison The Hollows
1. A Fistful of Charms, 02.19.11
2. For a Few Demons More, 03.25.11
3. The Outlaw Demon Wails, 05.12.11

A Fistful of Charms (The Hollows, #4) by Kim Harrison For a Few Demons More (The Hollows, #5) by Kim Harrison The Outlaw Demon Wails (The Hollows, #6) by Kim Harrison

2 books from Lynsay Sands Argeneau
1. Born to Bite, 03.28.11
2. Hungry for You, 05.21.11

Born to Bite (Argeneau, #13) by Lynsay Sands Hungry for You (Argeneau, #14) by Lynsay Sands

1 book from Anne Stuart The House of Rohan
1. Reckless, 04.10.11


Reckless (The House of Rohan, #2) by Anne Stuart

2) Una-book-bomber (5 books):

chick-lit - First Comes Marriage by Mary Balogh, 03.22.11
romance - This Matter Of Marriage by Debbie Macomber, 04.18.11
mystery - Treachery in Death by J.D. Robb, 03.11.11
pnr/urban-fantasy/fantasy/sci-fi - Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 05.20.11
young adult - Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare, 04.24.11

First Comes Marriage (Huxtable Quintet, #1) by Mary Balogh This Matter Of Marriage by Debbie Macomber Treachery in Death (In Death, #32) by J.D. Robb Night Pleasures (Dark-Hunter, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1) by Cassandra Clare

3) Spree Series Killer (1+ book): Try out a totally new author.

1. The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook, 08.07.11

The Iron Duke (Iron Seas, #1) by Meljean Brook

4) Author-ican Psycho (1 book): Try a book from the author you've "given up" on - call it one more try.

1. Soulless by Gail Carriger, 06.19.11

Soulless (The Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger

5) Dr. Hannibal Lecturer (1 book): Start on that series that everybody is praising so much but you keep postponing it for later.

1. Bitten by Kelley Armstrong, 06.26.11


Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong

6) The Book Strangler (1+ books): Read a whole series from the beginning to the end (or to the last published book).

The Hathaways by Lisa Kleypas

1. Mine Till Midnight, 03.20.11
2. Seduce Me at Sunrise, 03.29.11
3. Tempt Me at Twilight, 06.01.11
4. Married By Morning, 07.03.11
5. Love in the Afternoon, 07.09.11

Mine Till Midnight (The Hathaways, #1) by Lisa Kleypas Seduce Me at Sunrise (The Hathaways, #2) by Lisa Kleypas Tempt Me at Twilight (The Hathaways, #3) by Lisa Kleypas Married By Morning (The Hathaways, #4) by Lisa Kleypas Love in the Afternoon (The Hathaways, #5) by Lisa Kleypas

7) 3rd Degree (3 books): Read a trilogy.

Chicago Fire Trilogy by Susan Wiggs

1. The Hostage, 06.22.11
2. The Mistress, 07.26.11
3. The Firebrand, 07.30.11

The Hostage (Great Chicago Fire Trilogy #1) by Susan Wiggs The Mistress (Great Chicago Fire Trilogy, #2) by Susan Wiggs The Firebrand (Great Chicago Fire Trilogy #3) by Susan Wiggs

BONUS: Bloody Mary (1 book): A series with a strong female kick-ass protagonist

1. The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K. Hamilton, 03.03.11

The Laughing Corpse (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #2) by Laurell K. Hamilton


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Joann | 973 comments January 2011 Reading List

Completed Books - 17


1. Letters to Elise: A Peter Townsend Novella by Amanda Hocking, 01.02.11
2. Possession in Death (In Death, #31.5) by J.D. Robb, 01.04.11
3. Hot Six by Janet Evanovich, 01.06.11
4. The Kadin by Bertrice Small, 01.10.11
5. Eye Of The Storm by Jack Higgins, 01.12.11
6. Proven Guilty by Jim Butcher, 01.14.11
7. Blood of the Rose by Anya Bast, 01.15.11
8. The Pleasure Palace by Kate Emerson, 01.16.11
9. Between Two Queens by Kate Emerson, 01.19.11
10. Forget You Had a Daughter by Sandra Gregory, 01.19.11
11. Seven Up by Janet Evanovich, 01.22.11
12. Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning, 01.24.11
13. White Night by Jim Butcher, 01.26.11
14. 2nd Chance by James Patterson, 01.27.11
15. Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison, 01.29.11
16. Ghost Town by Rachel Caine, 01.30.11
17. Blood of the Raven by Anya Bast, 01.30.11


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Joann | 973 comments February 2011 Reading List

Completed Books - 27


1. The Good, the Bad, and the Undead by Kim Harrison, 02.02.11
2. The Immortal Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #2) by Lynsay Sands, 02.03.11
3. The Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer by Lucy Weston, 02.05.11
4. Worth Dying For by Lee Childs, 02.07.11
5. By Royal Decree by Kate Emerson, 02.08.11
6. Hard Eight by Janet Evanovich, 02.09.11
7. Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich, 02.11.11
8. Every Which Way But Dead by Kim Harrison, 02.11.11
9. 3rd Degree by James Patterson, 02.12.11
10. 4th of July by James Patterson, 02.12.11
11. The 5th Horseman by James Patterson, 02.13.11
12. The Renegade Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #3) by Lynsay Sands, 02.14.11
13. Thunder Point by Jack Higgins, 02.16.11
14. Becoming Jane Eyre by Sheila Kohler, 02.17.11
15. To the Nines by Janet Evanovich, 02.19.11
16. A Fistful of Charms by Kim Harrison, 02.19.11
17. The Luxe by Anna Godbersen, 02.20.11
18. Rumors by Anna Godbersen, 02.21.11
19. Envy by Anna Godbersen, 02.21.11
20. Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys 02.22.11
21. The Clayborne Brides by Julie Garwood, 02.23.11
22. You Slay Me by Katie MacAlister, 02.24.11
23. She's No Faerie Princess by Christine Warren, 02.26.11
24. The Dead Travel Fast by Deanna Raybourn, 02.26.11
25. Vampire Transgression by Michael Schiefelbein, 02.27.11
26. Ten Big Ones by Janet Evanovich, 02.28.11
27. Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich, 02.28.11


message 8: by Joann (last edited May 23, 2011 02:58PM) (new)

Joann | 973 comments RRRC 2011 A-Z Character Challenge (Female)

Duration: January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

26/26 Read Challenge Complete 05.23.11


A: Aisling Grey, You Slay Me by Katie MacAlister, 02.24.11
B: Nan Bassett, Between Two Queens by Kate Emerson, 01.19.11
C: Penelope Coddington, Blood of the Rose, by Anya Bast, 01.15.11
D: Claire Danvers, Ghost Town by Rachel Caine, 01.30.11
E: Eve Dallas, Possession in Death (In Death, #31.5) by J.D. Robb, 01.04.11
F: Fiona, She's No Faerie Princess by Christine Warren, 02.26.11
G: Ghleanna, Dragon Actually by G.A. Aiken, 05.05.11
H: Elizabeth Holland, The Luxe by Anna Godbersen, 02.20.11
I: Isabel Grant, The Clayborne Brides by Julie Garwood, 02.23.11
J: Janet Leslie, The Kadin by Bertrice Small, 01.10.11
K: Calliope Kane, Sins of the Flesh by Eve Silver, 03.19.11
L: MacKayla Lane, Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning, 01.24.11
M: Danielle McGill, The Immortal Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #2) by Lynsay Sands, 02.03.11
N: Naphré Kurata, Sins of the Soul by Eve Silver, 03.13.11
O: Amelia d’Orsay, One Dance with a Duke by Tessa Dare, 03.10.11
P: Stephanie Plum, Hot Six by Janet Evanovich, 01.06.11
Q: Phoebe Quillum, Dark Embers by Tessa Adams, 04.17.11
R: Rachel Morgan, The Good, the Bad, and the Undead by Kim Harrison, 02.02.11
S: Sarah Drake, Magic in the Wind (Drake Sisters, #1) by Christine Feehan, 04.17.11
T: Theodora Lestrange, The Dead Travel Fast by Deanna Raybourn, 02.26.11
U: Ursula Blanchard, Queen of Ambition by Fiona Buckley, 05.23.11
V: Vanessa Huxtable Dew, First Comes Marriage by Mary Balogh, 03.22.11
W: Josephine Willan, The Renegade Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #3) by Lynsay Sands, 02.14.11
X: Roxy Tam, Sins of the Heart by Eve Silver, 03.04.11
Y: Laurel Young, Dark Protector by Alexis Morgan, 03.09.11
Z: Zinnia Spring, Zinnia by Jayne Castle, 04.24.11

Possession in Death (In Death, #31.5)  by J.D. Robb Hot Six (Stephanie Plum, #6) by Janet Evanovich The Kadin by Bertrice Small Blood of the Rose (The Embraced, #1) by Anya Bast Between Two Queens (Secrets of the Tudor Court, #2) by Kate Emerson Shadowfever (Fever, #5) by Karen Marie Moning The Good, the Bad, and the Undead (The Hollows, #2) by Kim Harrison The Renegade Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #3) (Argeneau, #12) by Lynsay Sands The Luxe (Luxe, #1) by Anna Godbersen Ghost Town (Morganville Vampires, Book 9) by Rachel Caine The Immortal Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #2) (Argeneau, #11) by Lynsay Sands The Clayborne Brides One Pink Rose, One White Rose, One Red Rose by Julie Garwood You Slay Me (Aisling Grey Guardian, #1) by Katie MacAlister She's No Faerie Princess (The Others, #2) by Christine Warren The Dead Travel Fast by Deanna Raybourn Sins of the Heart (Otherkin, #1) by Eve Silver Dark Protector (Paladins of Darkness, #1) by Alexis Morgan One Dance with a Duke (Stud Club, #1) by Tessa Dare Sins of the Soul (Otherkin, #2) by Eve Silver Sins of the Flesh (Otherkin, #3) by Eve Silver First Comes Marriage (Huxtable Quintet, #1) by Mary Balogh Magic in the Wind (Drake Sisters, #1)  by Christine Feehan Dark Embers (Dragon's Heat, #1) by Tessa Adams Zinnia (St. Helen's, #2) by Jayne Castle Dragon Actually (Dragon Kin, #1) by G.A. Aiken Queen of Ambition (Ursula Blanchard, #5) by Fiona Buckley


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Joann | 973 comments RRRC 2011 A-Z Character Challenge (Male)

Duration: January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

26/26 Read Challenge Complete 06.14.11


A: Andrei Dragulescu, The Dead Travel Fast, 02.26.11
B: Devlin Bane, Dark Protector by Alexis Morgan, 03.09.11
C: Nick Chastain, Zinnia by Jayne Castle, 04.24.11
D: Harry Dresden, White Night by Jim Butcher, 01.26.11
E: Ethan Sullivan, Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill, 03.07.11
F: Kisten Felps, Every Which Way But Dead by Kim Harrison, 02.11.11
G: Gabriel Letourneau, Blood of the Raven by Anya Bast, 01.30.11
H: Henry Schoonmaker, Rumors by Anna Godbersen, 02.21.11
I: Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride by William Goldman, 06.14.11
J: Jericho Barrons, Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning, 01.24.11
K: Dagan Krayl, Sins of the Heart by Eve Silver, 03.04.11
L: Leo Hathaway, Mine Till Midnight by Lisa Kleypas, 03.20.11
M: Joe Morelli, Hot Six by Janet Evanovich, 01.06.11
N: Nicholas Argeneau, The Renegade Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #3) by Lynsay Sands, 02.14.11
O: Aidan O'Shea, Blood of the Rose by Anya Bast, 01.15.11
P: Decker Argeneau Pimms, The Immortal Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #2) by Lynsay Sands, 02.03.11
Q: Luis Queen, Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich, 03.01.11
R: Roarke, Treachery in Death by J.D. Robb, 03.11.11
S: Shane Collins, Ghost Town by Rachel Caine, 01.30.11
T: Travis Clayborne, The Clayborne Brides by Julie Garwood, 02.23.11
U: Stefan Uccello, River Marked by Patricia Briggs, 03.21.11
V: Drake Vireo, Fire Me Up by Katie MacAlister, 03.05.11
W: Tobias Walker, She's No Faerie Princess by Christine Walker, 02.26.11
X: Stephan Huxtable, First Comes Marriage by Mary Balogh, 03.22.11
Y: Piers Yelverton, When Beauty Tamed the Beast by Eloisa James, 05.27.11
Z: Zander Rubio, Wicked Temptation Immortal Lovers 1 by Cora Zane, 03.02.11

Hot Six (Stephanie Plum, #6) by Janet Evanovich Blood of the Rose (The Embraced, #1) by Anya Bast Shadowfever (Fever, #5) by Karen Marie Moning White Night (The Dresden Files, #9) by Jim Butcher Ghost Town (Morganville Vampires, Book 9) by Rachel Caine Blood of the Raven (The Embraced, #2) by Anya Bast The Immortal Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #2) (Argeneau, #11) by Lynsay Sands The Renegade Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #3) (Argeneau, #12) by Lynsay Sands Every Which Way But Dead (The Hollows, #3) by Kim Harrison Rumors (Luxe, #2) by Anna Godbersen The Clayborne Brides One Pink Rose, One White Rose, One Red Rose by Julie Garwood She's No Faerie Princess (The Others, #2) by Christine Warren The Dead Travel Fast by Deanna Raybourn Twelve Sharp (Stephanie Plum, #12) by Janet Evanovich Wicked Temptation Immortal Lovers 1  by Cora Zane Sins of the Heart (Otherkin, #1) by Eve Silver Fire Me Up (Aisling Grey Guardian, #2) by Katie MacAlister Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill Dark Protector (Paladins of Darkness, #1) by Alexis Morgan Treachery in Death (In Death, #32) by J.D. Robb Mine Till Midnight (Hathaway Series #1) by Lisa Kleypas River Marked (Mercedes Thompson #6) by Patricia Briggs First Comes Marriage (Huxtable Quintet, #1) by Mary Balogh Zinnia (St. Helen's, #2) by Jayne Castle When Beauty Tamed the Beast (Happily Ever Afters, #2) by Eloisa James The Princess Bride  by William Goldman


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Joann | 973 comments PNR 2011 March Reading Challenge

“The Power of Three”

DURATION: March 1 - March 31, 2011

10/10 Read CHALLENGE COMPLETE 03.19.11

Three Word Titles

1. Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh, 03.18.11
2. Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill, 03.07.11
3. Fire Me Up by Katie MacAlister, 03.05.11

Slave to Sensation (Psy-Changeling #1) by Nalini Singh Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, #1) by Chloe Neill Fire Me Up (Aisling Grey Guardian, #2) by Katie MacAlister

Three Word Authors
4. The Laughing Corpse by Laurell J. Hamilton, 03.03.11
5. Circus of the Damned by Laurell K. Hamilton, 03.06.11
6. The Lunatic Cafe by Laurell K. Hamilton, 03.08.11

The Laughing Corpse (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #2) by Laurell K. Hamilton Circus of the Damned (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter) by Laurell K. Hamilton The Lunatic Cafe (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #4)  by Laurell K. Hamilton

Trilogy: Otherkin Trilogy by Eve Silver
7. Sins of the Heart, 03.04.11
8. Sins of the Soul, 03.13.11
9. Sins of the Flesh, 03.19.11

Sins of the Heart (Otherkin trilogy, #1) by Eve Silver Sins of the Soul (Otherkin trilogy, #2) by Eve Silver Sins of the Flesh (Otherkin trilogy, #3) by Eve Silver

Third Book in a Series
10. Light My Fire by Katie MacAlister, 03.16.11

Light My Fire (Aisling Grey Guardian, #3) by Katie MacAlister


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Joann | 973 comments March 2011 Reading List

Completed Books - 30


1. Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich, 03.01.11
2. Wicked Temptation Immortal Lovers 1 by Cora Zane, 03.02.11
3. The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K. Hamilton, 03.03.11
4. Sins of the Heart by Eve Silver, 03.04.11
5. Fire Me Up by Katie MacAlister, 03.05.11
6. Circus of the Damned by Laurell K. Hamilton, 03.06.11
7. Plum Lovin' by Janet Evanovich, 03.06.11
8. Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill, 03.07.11
9. The Lunatic Cafe by Laurell K. Hamilton, 03.08.11
10. Dark Protector by Alexis Morgan, 03.09.11
11. One Dance with a Duke by Tessa Dare, 03.10.11
12. Treachery in Death by J.D. Robb, 03.11.11
13. Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews, 03.12.11
14. Sins of the Soul by Eve Silver, 03.13.11
15. My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding Anthology, 03.13.11
16. Beyond Eden by Catherine Coulter, 03.15.11
17. Light My Fire by Katie MacAlister, 03.16.11
18. Lean Mean Thirteen by Janet Evanovich, 03.16.11
19. Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh, 03.18.11
20. Sins of the Flesh by Eve Silver, 03.19.11
21. Mine Till Midnight by Lisa Kleypas, 03.20.11
22. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa, 03.20.11
23. River Marked by Patricia Briggs, 03.21.11
24. First Comes Marriage by Mary Balogh, 03.22.11
25. For a Few Demons More by Kim Harrison, 03.25.11
26. Secrets of a Summer Night by Lisa Kleypas, 03.26.11
27. Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, 03.26.11
28. Heat Wave by Richard Castle, 03.27.11
29. Born to Bite by Lynsay Sands, 03.28.11
30. Seduce Me at Sunrise by Lisa Kleypas, 03.29.11


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Joann | 973 comments RRRC READ-THE-MONTH Italian Edition M-A-R-Z-O (March)

Duration: March 1 - March 31, 2011

5/5 Read CHALLENGE COMPLETE 03.12.11


M: Dark Protector by Alexis Morgan, 03.09.11
A: Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews, 03.12.11
R: Treachery in Death by J.D. Robb, 03.11.11
Z: Wicked Temptation by Cora Zane, 03.02.11
O: One Dance with a Duke by Tessa Dare, 03.10.11

Dark Protector (Paladins of Darkness, #1) by Alexis Morgan Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1) by Ilona Andrews Treachery in Death (In Death, #32) by J.D. Robb Wicked Temptation by Cora Zane One Dance with a Duke (Stud Club, #1) by Tessa Dare


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Joann | 973 comments RRRC Monthly Featured Author Challenges:


February 2011:
Julie Garwood, The Clayborne Brides, 02.21.11 (C/A)
March 2011: Catherine Coulter, Beyond Eden, 03.15.11 (C/B)
April 2011: Debbie Macomber, This Matter Of Marriage, 04.18.11 (C/B)
May 2011: Iris Johansen, Shadow Zone, 05.25.11 (A/A)
June 2011: Lynsay Sands, The Countess, 06.18.11 (A/A)
July 2011: Linda Lael Miller, Forever and the Night, 07.12.11 (B/B)
August 2011: Lori Foster, Jordan, 08.22.11 (C/B)
September 2011: P.C. Cast, Goddess of Light, 09.13.11 (B/B)
October 2011: Richelle Mead, Succubus Blues, 10.22.11 (C/A)
November 2011: Sandra Brown, Lethal, 11.21.11 (B/B)
December 2011: Diana Palmer, Wyoming Tough, 12.10.11 (C/A)


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Joann | 973 comments RRRC Read-The-Season SPRING Challenge : P-R-I-M-A-V-E-R-A (Spring)


Duration: March 20, 2011 - June 20, 2011

10/10 Read Challenge Complete 04.26.11

P:
River Marked by Patricia Briggs, 03.21.11
R: Heat Wave by Richard Castle, 03.27.11
I: India Black by Carol. K. Carr, 04.03.11
M: Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews, 04.21.11
A: After Dark by Jayne Castle, 04.02.11
V: Deadly Nightshade by Victor J. Banis, 04.28.11
E:Eternal Pleasure by Nina Bangs, 04.03.11
R: Reckless by Anne Stuart, 04.10.11
A: Dark Embers by Tessa Adams, 04.17.11

Bonus:

Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovitch, 04.26.11

River Marked (Mercedes Thompson #6) by Patricia Briggs Heat Wave (Nikki Heat, #1) by Richard Castle India Black by Carol K. Carr Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2) by Ilona Andrews After Dark (Harmony, #1) by Jayne Castle Deadly Nightshade (Deadly Mystery, #1) by Victor J. Banis Eternal Pleasure (Gods of the Night, #1) by Nina Bangs Reckless (The House of Rohan, #2) by Anne Stuart Dark Embers (Dragon's Heat, #1) by Tessa Adams Plum Lucky (A Stephanie Plum Between the Numbers/Holiday Novel, #3) by Janet Evanovich


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Joann | 973 comments RRRC 2011 Random Book List Challenge


RBL #18 (ends March 29): My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding, 03.13.11
RBL #19 (ends April 5): The Iron King by Julie Kagawa, 03.20.11
RBL #20 (ends April 12): Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, 03.26.11
RBL #21 (ends April 19): Dune by Frank Herbert, 04.09.11
RBL #22 (ends April 26): Prodigal Son by Dean Koontz, 04.16.11
RBL #23 (ends May 3): Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare, 04.24.11
RBL #24 (ends May 10): The Gunslinger by Stephen King, 04.29.11
RBL #25 (ends May 17): Stray by Rachel Vincent, 05.03.11
RBL #26 (ends May 24): Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood, 05.08.11
RBL #27 (ends May 31): Minx by Julia Quinn, 05.22.11
RBL #28 (ends June 7): Blood Brothers by Nora Roberts, 05.24.11
RBL #29 (ends June 14): Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz, 05.30.11
RBL #30 (ends June 21): Room by Emma Donoghue, 06.06.11
RBL #31 (ends June 28): Scandal in Spring by Lisa Kleypas, 06.12.11
RBL #32 (ends July 5): Night Embrace by Sherrilyn Kenyon for Seize the Night, 06.25.11
RBL #33 (ends July 12): The Warlord Wants Forever by Kresley Cole, 06.25.11
RBL #34 (ends July 19): Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris, 07.03.11
RBL #35 (ends July 26): Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovitch for Hot Six, 07.04.11
RBL #36 (ends August 02): Burnt Offerings by Laurell K. Hamilton for The Killing Dance, 07.07.11
RBL #37 (ends August 09): Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier, 07.23.11
RBL #38 (ends August 16): Smokin' Seventeen by Janet Evanovitch for Seven Up, 08.02.11
RBL #39 (ends August 23): The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan for The Dark and Hollow Places, 08.03.11
RBL #40 (ends August 30): Magic Bleeds by Ilona Andrews for Magic Slays, 08.13.11
RBL #41 (ends September 6): Villette by Charlotte Bronte, 09.04.11
RBL #42 (ends September 13): Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris for From Dead to Worse, 09.01.11
RBL #43 (ends September 20): Changeless by Gail Carriger for Soulless, 09.09.11
RBL #44 (ends September 27): skip
RBL #45 (ends October 4): Evermore by Alyson Noel, 09.20.11
RBL #46 (ends October 11): The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger, 10.02.11
RBL #47 (ends October 18): One Day by David Nicholls, 10.08.11
RBL #48 (ends October 25): Graceling by Kristin Cashore, 10.20.11
RBL #49 (ends November 1): A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle, 10.09.11
RBL #50 (ends November 8): The Queen of the Damned by Anne Rice, 10.30.11
RBL #51 (ends November 15): Succubus Blues by Richelle Mead for Succubus Revealed, 10.22.11
RBL #52 (ends November 22): The Help by Kathryn Stockett, 10.29.11
RBL #53 (ends November 29): Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick, 11.18.11
RBL #54 (ends December 6): The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross, 11.24.11
RBL #55 (ends December 13): Viscount Breckenridge to the Rescue by Stephanie Laurens, 11.25.11
RBL #56 (ends December 20): Spider Bones by Kathy Reichs for Death du Jour, 12.07.11
RBL #57 (ends December 27): 1225 Christmas Tree Lane by Debbie Macomber, 12.11.11


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Joann | 973 comments RRRC And the Winner Is....Oscar Winners

Duration - March 5th, 2011 to August 31, 2011

10/10 Read Challenge Complete 06.29.11

1. Best Picture: The King's Speech:
It Happened One Autumn by Lisa Kleypas, 04.25.11
2. Actor in a Leading Role: Colin Firth India Black by Carol K. Carr, 04.03.11
3. Actress in a Leading Role: Natalie Portman: Michal by Jill Eileen Smith, 05.04.11
4. Animated Feature Film: Toy Story 3: Then Comes Seduction by Mary Balogh, 04.13.11
5. Costume Design: Alice In Wonderland: Heart Mate by Robin D. Owens, 05.07.11
6. Foreign Language Film: In a Better World: Dark Embers by Tessa Adams, 04.17.11
7. Makeup: The Wolfman: River Marked by Patricia Briggs, 03.21.11
8. Short Film: God of Love: Seducing an Angel by Mary Balogh, 05.17.11
9. Visual Effects: Inception: Prince of Dreams by Susan Krinard, 04.12.11
10. Writing: The Social Network: Everywhere That Mary Went by Lisa Scottoline, 06.29.11


It Happened One Autumn (Wallflowers, #2) by Lisa Kleypas India Black by Carol K. Carr Michal (Wives of King David #1) by Jill Eileen Smith Then Comes Seduction (Huxtable Quintet, #2) by Mary Balogh Heart Mate (Celta's Heartmates #1) by Robin D. Owens Dark Embers (Dragon's Heat, #1) by Tessa Adams River Marked (Mercedes Thompson, #6) by Patricia Briggs Seducing an Angel (Huxtable Quintet, #4) by Mary Balogh Prince of Dreams by Susan Krinard Everywhere That Mary Went (Rosato & Associates, #1) by Lisa Scottoline


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Joann | 973 comments RRRC Romance 101 Reading Challenge

Duration: March 18, 2011 - September 17, 2011

12/12 Read Challenge Complete 07.18.11

1. Contemporary Romance:
This Matter Of Marriage by Debbie Macomber, 04.18.11
2. Historical Romance: The Lion's Lady by Julie Garwood, 04.06.11
3. Romantic Suspense: Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood, 05.07.11
4. Paranormal Romance: Born to Bite by Lynsay Sands, 03.28.11
5. Science-Fiction: Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh, 05.28.11
6. Fantasy Romance: The Princess Bride by William Goldman, 06.14.11
7. Time-travel Romance: Dance Through Time by Lynn Kurland, 07.18.11
8. Inspirational or Christian Romance: Michal by Jill Eileen Smith, 05.04.11
9. Multi-cultural or Interracial Romance: Ice Blue by Anne Stuart, 05.01.11
10. Erotic Romance: Tempting the Beast by Lora Leigh, 06.21.11
11. Serial or Category Romance: Twilight Memories by Maggie Shayne, 06.27.11
12. Classic or Mainstream Fiction: Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovich, 05.15.11


This Matter Of Marriage by Debbie Macomber The Lion's Lady (Crown's Spies, #1) by Julie Garwood Heartbreaker (Buchanan, #1) by Julie Garwood Born to Bite (Argeneau, #13) by Lynsay Sands Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling, #2) by Nalini Singh The Princess Bride  by William Goldman Dance Through Time (MacLeod 1) by Lynn Kurland Michal (Wives of King David #1) by Jill Eileen Smith Ice Blue (Ice, #3) by Anne Stuart Tempting the Beast (Breeds, #1) (Feline Breeds, #1) by Lora Leigh Twilight Memories (Wings in the Night, #2) (Silhouette Shadows #30) by Maggie Shayne Finger Lickin' Fifteen (Stephanie Plum, #15) by Janet Evanovich


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Joann | 973 comments RRRC Full Moon Challenge - Phase 3

Duration: April 17th to August 23rd

Level: Moon-Strider

8/8 Read Challenge Complete 05.31.11

Pink Moon - Book that has a Pink/Red Cover or has a courtesan, mistress or prostitute character


1. Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich, 05.07.11
2. Orchid by Jayne Castle, 05.18.11


Fearless Fourteen (Stephanie Plum, #14) by Janet Evanovich Orchid (St. Helen's, #3) by Jayne Castle


Flower Moon - Book that has Flowers on the Cover or in the Title or a chick-lit book

3. Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovich, 05.15.11
4. Holy Smokes by Katie MacAlister, 04.19.11


Finger Lickin' Fifteen (Stephanie Plum, #15) by Janet Evanovich Holy Smokes (Aisling Grey Guardian, #4) by Katie MacAlister


Strawberry Moon - Fruit on the Cover or title or an GLBT romance

5. Apple Turnover Murder by Joanne Fluke, 05.31.11
6. Deadly Nightshade by Victor. J. Banis, 04.28.11

Apple Turnover Murder by Joanne Fluke Deadly Nightshade (Deadly Mystery, #1) by Victor J. Banis


Buck Moon - Weather scene on the cover or in the title or Read an interracial romance

7. Stormy Challenge by Stephanie James, 04.30.11
8. Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypass, 05.19.11


Stormy Challenge  by Jayne Ann Krentz Devil in Winter (Wallflowers, #3) by Lisa Kleypas


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Joann | 973 comments RRRC Read Your Name Challenge

Duration: March 24, 2011 – June 23, 2011

13/13 Read Challenge Complete 05.28.11

J:
Zinnia by Jayne Castle, 04.24.11
O: The Outlaw Demon Wails by Kim Harrison, 05.12.11
A: After Dark by Jayne Castle, 04.02.11
N: Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh, 05.28.11
N: Blood Brothers by Nora Roberts, 05.24.11

Zinnia (St. Helen's, #2) by Jayne Castle The Outlaw Demon Wails (The Hollows, #6) by Kim Harrison After Dark (Harmony, #1) by Jayne Castle Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling, #2) by Nalini Singh Blood Brothers (Sign of Seven, #1) by Nora Roberts

D: Dark Embers by Tessa Adams, 04.17.11
E: Eternal Pleasure by Nina Bangs, 04.03.11
S: Splendor by Anna Godbersen, 05.13.11
A: At Last Comes Love by Mary Balogh, 04.27.11
N: Eternal Craving by Nina Bangs, 05.25.11
T: Then Comes Seduction by Mary Balogh, 04.13.11
I: It Happened One Autumn by Lisa Kleypas, 04.25.11
S: Seduce Me at Sunrise by Lisa Kleypas, 03.29.11

Dark Embers (Dragon's Heat, #1) by Tessa Adams Eternal Pleasure (Gods of the Night, #1) by Nina Bangs Splendor (Luxe, #4) by Anna Godbersen At Last Comes Love (Huxtable Quintet, #3) by Mary Balogh Eternal Craving (Gods of the Night, #2) by Nina Bangs Then Comes Seduction (Huxtable Quintet, #2) by Mary Balogh It Happened One Autumn (Wallflowers, #2) by Lisa Kleypas Seduce Me at Sunrise (The Hathaways, #2) by Lisa Kleypas


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Joann | 973 comments Read-the-Month Italian Edition: APRILE (April)

Duration: April 1, 2011 - April 30, 2011

6/6 Read CHALLENGE COMPLETE 04.12.11


A: After Dark by Jayne Castle, 04.02.11
P: Prince of Dreams by Susan Krinard, 04.12.11
R: Reckless by Anne Stuart, 04.10.11
I: India Black by Carol K. Carr, 04.03.11
L: The Lion's Lady by Julie Garwood, 04.06.11
E: Eternal Pleasure by Nina Bangs, 04.03.11


After Dark (Harmony, #1) by Jayne Castle Prince of Dreams by Susan Krinard Reckless (The House of Rohan, #2) by Anne Stuart India Black by Carol K. Carr The Lion's Lady (Crown's Spies, #1) by Julie Garwood Eternal Pleasure (Gods of the Night, #1) by Nina Bangs


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Joann | 973 comments April 2011 Reading List

Completed Books 24


1. After Dark by Jayne Castle, 04.02.11
2. Eternal Pleasure by Nina Bangs, 04.03.11
3. India Black by Carol K. Carr, 04.03.11
4. The Lion's Lady by Julie Garwood, 04.06.11
5. Dune by Frank Herbert, 04.09.11
6. Reckless by Anne Stuart,04.10.11
7. Prince of Dreams by Susan Krinard, 04.12.11
8. Then Comes Seduction by Mary Balogh, 04.13.11
9. Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton, 04.16.11
10. Prodigal Son by Dean Koontz, 04.16.11
11. Magic in the Wind (Drake Sisters, #1) by Christine Feehan, 04.17.11
12. Dark Embers by Tessa Adams, 04.17.11
13. This Matter Of Marriage by Debbie Macomber, 04.18.11
14. Holy Smokes by Katie MacAlister, 04.19.11
15. Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews, 04.21.11
16. Small Favor by Jim Butcher, 04.23.11
17. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare, 04.24.11
18. Zinnia by Jayne Castle, 04.24.11
19. It Happened One Autumn by Lisa Kleypas, 04.25.11
20. Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovitch, 04.26.11
21. At Last Comes Love by Mary Balogh, 04.27.11
22. Deadly Nightshade by Victor J. Banis, 04.28.11
23. The Gunslinger by Stephen King, 04.29.11
24. Stormy Challenge by Stephanie James, 04.30.11


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Joann | 973 comments I love reading challenges too much not to do this one!

RRRC A Lifetime of Books Challenge

Duration: March 27, 2011 - March 26, 2013

41/53 Read

Updated 12.31.11


1961 A Civil Contract by Georgette Heyer
1962 We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson, 11.26.11
1963 Bride of Pendorric by Victoria Holt, 11.14.11
1964 I Never Promised You a Rose Garden by Joanne Greenberg, 11.29.11
1965 Dune by Frank Herbert, 04.09.11
1966 Menfreya in Morning by Victoria Holt
1967 Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin, 11.30.11
1968 Cousin Kate by Georgette Heyer
1969 The Godfather by Mario Puzo

A Civil Contract by Georgette Heyer We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson Bride of Pendorric by Victoria Holt I Never Promised You a Rose Garden  by Joanne Greenberg Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1) by Frank Herbert Menfreya in Morning by Victoria Holt Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin Cousin Kate by Georgette Heyer The Godfather by Mario Puzo

1970 Charity Girl by Georgette Heyer, 11.29.11
1971 Hell House by Richard Matheson, 09.21.11
1972 The Flame and the Flower by Kathleen Woodiwiss
1973 The Princess Bride by William Goldman, 06.14.11
1974 The Wolf and the Dove by Kathleen Woodiwiss
1975 Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters, 09.06.11
1976 Interview With the Vampire by Anne Rice, 11.27.11
1977 What Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson, 09.07.11
1978 The Autumn Countess by Catherine Coulter, 08.30.11
1979 The Cater Street Hangman by Anne Perry, 12.01.11

Charity Girl by Georgette Heyer Hell House by Richard Matheson The Flame and the Flower by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss The Princess Bride  by William Goldman The Wolf and the Dove by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody, #1) by Elizabeth Peters Interview With the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1) by Anne Rice What Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson The Autumn Countess (Regency, #5) by Catherine Coulter The Cater Street Hangman  by Anne Perry

1980 The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean Auel, 08.26.11
1981 The Curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters, 12.22.11
1982 The Gunslinger by Stephen King, 04.29.11
1983 Phantoms by Dean Koontz
1984 Evening Star by Catherine Coulter
1985 Honor's Splendour by Julie Garwood
1986 Midnight Star by Catherine Coulter
1987 The Main Attraction by Jayne Ann Krentz, 07.19.11
1988 The Lion's Lady by Julie Garwood, 04.06.11
1989 A Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught, 12.31.11

The Clan of the Cave Bear (Earth's Children, #1) by Jean M. Auel The Curse of the Pharaohs (Amelia Peabody, #2) by Elizabeth Peters The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1) by Stephen King Phantoms by Dean Koontz Evening Star (Star #1) by Catherine Coulter Honor's Splendour by Julie Garwood Midnight Star (Star, #2) by Catherine Coulter The Main Attraction (Harlequin Romance) by Jayne Ann Krentz The Lions Lady by Julie Garwood A Kingdom of Dreams (Westmoreland, #1) by Judith McNaught

1990 Sojourn by R.A. Salvatore, 09.26.11
1991 The Prize by Julie Garwood, 12.21.11
1992 On Dangerous Ground by Jack Higgins, 07.10.11
1993 Everywhere That Mary Went by Lisa Scottoline, 06.29.11
1994 Twilight Memories by Maggie Shayne, 06.27.11
1995 Prince of Dreams by Susan Krinard, 04.12.11
1996 Minx by Julia Quinn, 05.22.11
1997 Zinnia by Jayne Castle, 04.24.11
1998 Orchid by Jayne Castle, 05.18.11
1999 One Night for Love by Mary Balogh, 08.04.11

Sojourn (Forgotten Realms Dark Elf Trilogy, #3; Legend of Drizzt, #3) by R.A. Salvatore The Prize by Julie Garwood On Dangerous Ground by Jack Higgins Everywhere That Mary Went by Lisa Scottoline Twilight Memories (Wings in the Night, #2) (Silhouette Shadows #30) by Maggie Shayne Prince of Dreams by Susan Krinard Minx (Splendid Trilogy #3) by Julia Quinn Zinnia (St. Helen's, #2) by Jayne Castle Orchid (St. Helen's, #3) by Jayne Castle One Night for Love by Mary Balogh

2000 Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood, 05.08.11
2001 Bitten by Kelley Armstrong, 06.26.11
2002 Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 05.20.11
2003 Tempting the Beast by Lora Leigh, 06.21.11
2004 Goddess of Spring by P.C. Cast, 07.14.11
2005 It Happened One Autumn by Lisa Kleypas, 04.25.11
2006 Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger, 06.04.11
2007 Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich, 04.26.11
2008 Eternal Pleasure by Nina Bangs, 04.03.11
2009 Then Comes Seduction by Mary Balogh, 04.13.11

Heartbreaker (Buchanan, #1) by Julie Garwood Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong Night Pleasures (Dark-Hunter, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Tempting the Beast (Breeds, #1; Feline Breeds, #1) by Lora Leigh Goddess of Spring (Goddess Summoning, #2) by P.C. Cast It Happened One Autumn (Wallflowers, #2) by Lisa Kleypas Beautiful Lies (Ridley Jones, #1) by Lisa Unger Plum Lucky  by Janet Evanovich Eternal Pleasure (Gods of the Night, #1) by Nina Bangs Then Comes Seduction (Huxtable Quintet, #2) by Mary Balogh

2010 Changes by Jim Butcher, 06.03.11
2011 Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward, 07.21.11
2012 TBD
2013 TBD

Changes (The Dresden Files, #12) by Jim Butcher Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #9) by J.R. Ward


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Joann | 973 comments BDB CHALLENGE: I LOVE THE BLACK DAGGER BROTHERHOOD, ESPECIALLY MY MAN VISHOUS

Duration: January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

52/52 Read

Challenge Complete 08.25.11


I: India Black by Carol K. Carr, 04.03.11

India Black by Carol K. Carr

L: Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward, 07.21.11
O: The Outlaw Demon Wails by Kim Harrison, 05.12.11
V: Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh, 05.28.11
E: Eternal Pleasure by Nina Bangs, 04.03.11

Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #9) by J.R. Ward The Outlaw Demon Wails (The Hollows, #6) by Kim Harrison Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling, #2) by Nalini Singh Eternal Pleasure (Gods of the Night, #1) by Nina Bangs

T: Turn Coat by Jim Butcher, 05.15.11
H: Hungry for You by Lynsay Sands, 05.21.11
E: Eternal Craving by Nina Bangs, 05.25.11

Turn Coat (The Dresden Files, #11) by Jim Butcher Hungry for You (Argeneau, #14) by Lynsay Sands Eternal Craving by Nina Bangs

B: Bitten by Kelley Armstrong, 06.26.11
L: Forever and the Night by Linda Lael Miller, 07.12.11
A: When Darkness Comes by Alexandra Ivy, 05.21.11
C: Changes by Jim Butcher, 06.03.11
K: The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton, 06.08.11

Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong Forever and the Night (Vampire, #1) by Linda Lael Miller When Darkness Comes (Guardians of Eternity, #1) by Alexandra Ivy Changes (The Dresden Files, #12) by Jim Butcher The Killing Dance (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #6) by Laurell K. Hamilton

D: Dark Embers by Tessa Adams, 04.17.11
A: Blood of an Angel by Anya Bast, 08.03.11
G: Ghost Story by Jim Butcher, 08.06.11
G: Dragon Actually by G.A. Aiken, 05.05.11
E: Embrace The Darkness by Alexandra Ivy, 08.25.11
R: Unseen by Rachel Caine, 07.11.11

Dark Embers (Dragon's Heat, #1) by Tessa Adams Blood of an Angel (The Embraced, #3) by Anya Bast Ghost Story (The Dresden Files, #13) by Jim Butcher Dragon Actually (Dragon Kin, #1) by G.A. Aiken Embrace The Darkness (Guardians of Eternity, #2) by Alexandra Ivy Unseen (Outcast Season, #3) by Rachel Caine

B: Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton, 04.16.11
R: Blood Brothers by Nora Roberts, 05.24.11
O: Of Blood and Honey by Stina Leicht, 06.17.11
T: Tempting the Beast by Lora Leigh, 06.21.11
H: White Witch, Black Curse by Kim Harrison, 06.12.11
E: Eternal Prey by Nina Bangs, 07.17.11
R: Reckless by Anne Stuart, 04.10.11
H: Notorious Pleasures by Elizabeth Hoyt, 06.10.11
O: On Dangerous Ground by Jack Higgins, 07.10.11
O: Orchid by Jayne Castle, 05.18.11
D: Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas, 05.19.11

Bloody Bones (Anita Blake Vampire Hunter, #5) by Laurell K. Hamilton Blood Brothers (Sign of Seven, #1) by Nora Roberts Of Blood and Honey (The Fey and the Fallen, #1) by Stina Leicht Tempting the Beast (Breeds, #1; Feline Breeds, #1) by Lora Leigh White Witch, Black Curse (The Hollows, #7) by Kim Harrison Eternal Prey (Gods of the Night, #3) by Nina Bangs Reckless (The House of Rohan, #2) by Anne Stuart Notorious Pleasures (Maiden Lane, #2) by Elizabeth Hoyt On Dangerous Ground by Jack Higgins Orchid (St. Helen's, #3) by Jayne Castle Devil in Winter (Wallflowers #3) by Lisa Kleypas

E: Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovitch, 05.07.11
S: Small Favor by Jim Butcher, 04.23.11
P: Prodigal Son by Dean Koontz, 04.16.11
E: Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovitch, 05.15.11
C: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare, 04.24.11
I: It Happened One Autumn by Lisa Kleypas, 04.26.11
A: Blood of the Damned by Anya Bast, 08.18.11
L: Burnt Offerings by Laurell K. Hamilton, 07.07.11
L: The Lion's Lady by Julie Garwood, 04.06.11
Y: Day of the Dragon by Rebecca York, 06.30.11

Fearless Fourteen (Stephanie Plum, #14) by Janet Evanovich Small Favor (The Dresden Files, #10) by Jim Butcher Prodigal Son (Dean Koontz's Frankenstein, #1) by Dean Koontz Finger Lickin' Fifteen (Stephanie Plum, #15) by Janet Evanovich Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1) by Cassandra Clare It Happened One Autumn (Wallflowers, #2) by Lisa Kleypas Blood of the Damned (The Embraced, #4) by Anya Bast Burnt Offerings (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #7) by Laurell K. Hamilton The Lion's Lady (Crown's Spies, #1) by Julie Garwood Day of the Dragon by Rebecca York

M: Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews, 04.21.11
Y: Yours For Eternity by Hannah Howell, 07.27.11

Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2) by Ilona Andrews Yours For Eternity (Guardians of Eternity #6.5) by Hannah Howell

M: Minx by Julia Quinn, 05.22.11
A: At Last Comes Love by Mary Balogh, 04.27.11
N: Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 05.20.11

Minx (Splendid Trilogy #3) by Julia Quinn At Last Comes Love (Huxtable Quintet, #3) by Mary Balogh Night Pleasures (Dark-Hunter, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon

V: Stray by Rachel Vincent, 05.03.11
I: Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews, 06.15.11
S: Soulless by Gail Carriger, 06.19.11
H: Holy Smokes by Katie MacAlister, 04.19.11
O: Heart Mate by Robin D. Owens, 05.07.11
U: Unknown by Rachel Caine, 05.29.11
S: Twilight Memories by Maggie Shayne, 06.27.11

Stray (Shifters, #1) by Rachel Vincent Magic Strikes (Kate Daniels, #3) by Ilona Andrews Soulless (The Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger Holy Smokes (Aisling Grey Guardian, #4) by Katie MacAlister Heart Mate (Celta's Heartmates, #1) by Robin D. Owens Unknown (Outcast Season, #2) by Rachel Caine Twilight Memories (Wings in the Night, #2) (Silhouette Shadows #30) by Maggie Shayne


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Joann | 973 comments SOS "I Spy" Title Challenge

Duration: April 10, 2011 - April 9, 2012

24/24 Read

Challenge Complete 09.25.11


√1. Color: White Witch, Black Curse by Kim Harrison, 06.12.11 ★★★★★
√2. Number: 50 Ways to Hex Your Lover by Linda Wisdom, 05.31.11 ★★★★
√3. Things That Grow: Zinnia by Jayne Castle, 04.24.11 ★★★
√4. 4 Seasons: Goddess of Spring by P.C. Cast, 07.14.11 ★★★★
√5. First Name: Jacob by Jacquelyn Frank, 07.24.11 ★★★★
√6. Places: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare, 07.15.11 ★★★★
√7. Body Part: Heart Mate by Robin D. Owens, 05.07.11 ★★★
√8. Weapon: The Fallen Blade by Jon Courtenay Grimwood, 08.14.11 ★★
√9. Body of Water: Goddess of the Sea by P.C. Cast, 06.05.11 ★★★★
√10. Form of Water: Caressed By Ice by Nalini Singh, 08.19.11 ★★★
√11. Product of Fire: Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews, 04.21.11 ★★★
√12. Heavenly Body: Blue Moon by Laurell K. Hamilton, 08.12.11 ★★★★
√13. Architecture: Hell House by Richard Matheson, 09.21.11 ★★★
√14. 5 Senses: Second Sight by Amanda Quick, 09.17.11 ★★★
√15. Royal Title: Keeper of the King by Nigel Bennett, 06.20.11 ★★★★
√16. Family Member: Prodigal Son by Dean Koontz, 04.16.11 ★★★
√17. 4 Elements: Witch Fire by Anya Bast, 09.25.11 ★★★
√18. Time of Day: Twilight Memories by Maggie Shayne, 06.27.11 ★★★
√19. Metal: The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook, 08.07.11 ★★★★
20.Emotion/Feeling: Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 05.20.11 ★★★★
√21. Animal/Insect: Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs, 06.23.11 ★★★★
√22. Something to Read: Ghost Story by Jim Butcher, 08.06.11 ★★★★★
√23. Gender Identifier: The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa, 05.26.11 ★★★
√24. Paranormal Being: Dragon Actually by G.A. Aiken, 05.05.11 ★★★★


White Witch, Black Curse (The Hollows, #7) by Kim Harrison 50 Ways to Hex Your Lover (Jazz Tremaine #1) by Linda Wisdom Zinnia (St. Helen's, #2) by Jayne Castle Goddess of Spring (Goddess Summoning, #2) by P.C. Cast Jacob (Nightwalkers, #1) by Jacquelyn Frank City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare Heart Mate (Celta's Heartmates, #1) by Robin D. Owens The Fallen Blade (Assassini Trilogy #1) by Jon Courtenay Grimwood Goddess of the Sea (Goddess Summoning, #1) by P.C. Cast Caressed By Ice (Psy-Changeling, #3) by Nalini Singh Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2) by Ilona Andrews Blue Moon (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #8) by Laurell K. Hamilton Hell House by Richard Matheson Second Sight (Arcane Society, # 1) by Amanda Quick Keeper of the King by Nigel Bennett Prodigal Son (Dean Koontz's Frankenstein, #1) by Dean Koontz Witch Fire (Elemental Witches, #1) by Anya Bast Twilight Memories (Wings in the Night, #2) (Silhouette Shadows #30) by Maggie Shayne The Iron Duke (Iron Seas, #1) by Meljean Brook Night Pleasures (Dark-Hunter, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega, #1) by Patricia Briggs Ghost Story (The Dresden Files, #13) by Jim Butcher The Iron Daughter (Iron Fey, #2) by Julie Kagawa Dragon Actually (Dragon Kin, #1) by G.A. Aiken

(new post every 3 or so books read)


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Joann | 973 comments NBRC Animal Alphabet Reading Challenge
Duration: April 1, 2011 – March 31, 2012

Letters Completed: 26/26
131/131 Books Read

Challenge Complete 10.17.11


√Ape, √Bison, √Camel, √Dingo, √Ewe, √Fish, √Gazelle, √Hyena, √Iguana, √Jackal, √Koala, √Lemur, √Meerkat, √Newt, √Otter, √Penguin, √Quail, √Rabbit, √Seal, √Tiger, √Urraca, √Viper, √Wolf, √Xantus, √Yak, √Zebra

√Ape (3/3)
A: After Dark by Jayne Castle, 04.02.11
P: Prince of Dreams by Susan Krinard, 04.12.11
E: Eternal Pleasure by Nina Bangs, 04.03.11

√Bison (5/5)
B: At Last Comes Love by Mary Balogh, 04.27.11
I: India Black by Carol K. Carr, 04.03.11
S: Small Favor by Jim Butcher, 04.23.11
O: The Outlaw Demon Wails by Kim Harrison, 05.12.11
N: Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh, 05.28.11

√Camel (5/5)
C: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare, 04.24.11
A: About A Dragon by G.A. Aiken, 05.14.11
M: This Matter Of Marriage by Debbie Macomber, 04.18.11
E: Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovitch, 05.07.11
L: Leya Brandon, Stormy Challenge By Stephanie James, 04.30.11

√Dingo (5/5)
D: Dune by Frank Herbert, 04.09.11
I: It Happened One Autumn by Lisa Kleypas, 04.25.11
N: Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 05.20.11
G: The Gunslinger by Stephen King, 04.29.11
O: Heart Mate by Robin D. Owens, 05.07.11

√Ewe (3/3)
E: Eternal Craving by Nina Bangs, 05.25.11
W: When Darkness Comes by Alexandra Ivy, 05.21.11
E: Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovitch, 04.26.11

√Fish (4/4)
F: Magic in the Wind by Christine Feehan, 04.17.11
I: Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews, 04.21.11
S: Seducing an Angel by Mary Balogh, 05.17.11
H: Hungry for You by Lynsay Sands, 05.21.11

√Gazelle (7/7)
G: Goddess of the Sea by P.C. Cast, 06.05.11
A: Dark Embers by Tessa Adams, 04.17.11
Z: Zinnia by Jayne Castle, 04.24.11
E: Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovitch, 05.15.11
L: The Lion's Lady by Julie Garwood, 04.06.11
L: Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton, 04.16.11
E: Everywhere That Mary Went by Lisa Scottoline, 06.29.11

√Hyena (5/5)
H: Holy Smokes by Katie MacAlister, 04.19.11
Y: Day of the Dragon by Rebecca York, 06.30.11
E: Elena Michaels, Bitten by Kelley Armstrong, 06.26.11
N: The Hollow by Nora Roberts, 07.16.11
A: Aidan Tremayne, Forever and the Night by Linda Lael Miller, 07.12.11

√Iguana (6/6)
I: Ice Blue by Anne Stuart, 05.01.11
G: Dragon Actually by G.A. Aiken, 05.05.11
U: Unknown by Rachel Caine, 05.29.11
A: Alexia Tarabotti, Soulless by Gail Carriger, 06.19.11
N: Notorious Pleasures by Elizabeth Hoyt, 06.10.11
A: Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews, 06.15.11

√Jackal (6/6)
J: Michal by Jill Eileen Smith, 05.04.11
A: Anita Blake, The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton, 06.08.11
C: Changes by Jim Butcher, 06.03.11
K: Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas, 05.19.11
A: Annabelle Hunt, Scandal in Spring by Lisa Kleypas, 06.12.11
L: Tempt Me at Twilight by Lisa Kleypas, 06.01.11

√Koala (5/5)
K: Keeper of the King by Nigel Bennett, 06.20.11
O: Orchid by Jayne Castle, 05.18.11
A: Anna Latham, Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs, 06.23.11
L: 50 Ways to Hex Your Lover by Linda Wisdom, 05.31.11
A: Splendor by Anna Godbersen, 05.13.11

√Lemur (5/5)
L: Burnt Offerings by Laurell K. Hamilton, 07.07.11
E: When Beauty Tamed the Beast by Eloisa James, 05.27.11
M: Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz, 05.30.11
U: Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger, 06.04.11
R: Reckless by Anne Stuart, 04.10.11

√Meerkat (7/7)
M: Minx by Julie Quinn, 05.22.11
E: Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovitch, 07.04.11
E: Eric Northman, Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris, 07.03.11
R: Stray by Rachel Vincent, 05.03.11
K: The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa, 05.26.11
A: Amelia Hathaway, Married By Morning by Lisa Kleypas, 07.03.11
T: Tempting the Beast by Lora Leigh, 06.21.11

√Newt (4/4)
N: Night Embrace (Dark-Hunter, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 06.25.11
E: Eternal Prey by Nina Bangs, 07.17.11
W: White Witch, Black Curse by Kim Harrison, 06.12.11
T: Turn Coat by Jim Butcher, 05.15.11

√Otter (5/5)
O: On Dangerous Ground by Jack Higgins, 07.10.11
T: Twilight Memories by Maggie Shayne, 06.27.11
T: Tom Silver, The Hostage by Susan Wiggs, 06.22.11
E: Smokin' Seventeen by Janet Evanovitch, 08.02.11
R: The Reluctant Vampire by Lynsay Sands, 07.28.11

√Penguin (7/7)
P: Prodigal Son by Dean Koontz, 04.16.11
E: Embrace The Darkness by Alexandra Ivy, 08.25.11
N: Caressed By Ice by Nalini Singh, 08.19.11
G: The Princess Bride by William Goldman, 06.14.11
U: Unseen by Rachel Caine, 07.11.11
I: The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook, 08.07.11
N: The Pagan Stone by Nora Roberts, 07.22.11

√Quail (5/5)
Q: Quinn Black, Blood Brothers by Nora Roberts, 05.24.11
U: Ursula Blanchard, Queen of Ambition by Fiona Buckley, 05.23.11
A: Against All Odds by Irene Hannon, 07.08.11
I: Isabella Russ, Jacob by Jacquelyn Frank, 07.24.11
L: Laurant Madden, Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood, 05.08.11

√Rabbit (6/6)
R: Room by Emma Donoghue, 06.06.11
A: Apple Turnover Murder by Joanne Fluke, 05.31.11
B: Ghost Story by Jim Butcher, 08.06.11
B: Black Magic Sanction by Kim Harrison, 07.02.11
I: Magic Bleeds by Ilona Andrews, 08.13.11
T: A Duty to the Dead by Charles Todd, 08.09.11

√Seal (4/4)
S: One Night with You by Sophie Jordan, 08.01.11
E: Lauren Edgeworth, One Night for Love by Mary Balogh, 08.04.11
A: Blood of an Angel by Anya Bast, 08.03.11
L: Dance Through Time by Lynn Kurland, 07.18.11

√Tiger (5/5)
T: An Impartial Witness by Charles Todd, 09.11.11
I: Shadow Zone by Iris Johansen, 05.25.11
G: Changeless by Gail Carriger, 09.09.11
E: Eva Rayburn, Senseless by Mary Burton, 08.17.11
R: The Rest Falls Away by Colleen Gleason, 08.02.11

√Urraca (6/6)
U: The Undead Heart: by Tate Jackson, 10.17.11
R: Dance Upon the Air by Nora Roberts, 06.27.11
R: Face the Fire by Nora Roberts, 07.28.11
A: Blood of the Damned by Anya Bast, 08.18.11
C: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare, 07.15.11
A: The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel, 08.26.11

√Viper (5/5)
V: Deadly Nightshade by Victor J. Banis, 04.28.11
I: Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer, 07.30.11
P: The Price of Blasphemy by A. Virginian, 08.03.11
E: Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters, 09.06.11
R: Heaven and Earth by Nora Roberts, 07.25.11

√Wolf (4/4)
W: Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward, 07.21.11
O: Of Blood and Honey by Stina Leicht, 06.17.11
L: Love in the Afternoon by Lisa Kleypas, 07.09.11
F: The Fallen Blade: Act One of the Assassini by Jim Courtenay Grimwood, 08.14.11

√Xantus (6/6)
X: Katherine Huxtable, Then Comes Seduction by Mary Balogh, 04.13.11
A: Jane by April Lindner, 08.20.11
N: Nocturne by Syrie James, 07.22.11
T: Torin McLeren, To Conquer a Highlander by Mary WIne, 08.29.11
U: Undead and Undermined by MaryJanice Davidson, 09.23.11
S: The Firebrand by Susan Wiggs, 07.30.11

√Yak (3/3)
Y: Yours For Eternity by Hannah Howell, 07.27.11
A: Andrea Todd, Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke, 08.15.11
K: The Main Attraction by Jane Ann Krentz, 07.19.11

√Zebra (5/5)
Z: Richard Zeeman, Blue Moon by Laurell K. Hamilton, 08.12.11
E: Elizabeth Street: A novel based on true events by Laurie Fabiano, 09.11.11
B: A Secret Affair by Mary Balogh, 08.08.11
R: The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan, 08.03.11
A: Andrea Jameson, The Countess by Catherine Coulter, 08.30.11


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message 26: by Joann (last edited May 03, 2011 05:08AM) (new)

Joann | 973 comments NBRC 2011 Serious Readers Challenge

Level 1: 1 - 100 Books

Duration: January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

100/100 Read Challenge Complete 05.03.11


1. Letters to Elise: A Peter Townsend Novella by Amanda Hocking, 01.02.11
2. Possession in Death (In Death, #31.5) by J.D. Robb, 01.04.11
3. Hot Six by Janet Evanovich, 01.06.11
4. The Kadin by Bertrice Small, 01.10.11
5. Eye Of The Storm by Jack Higgins, 01.12.11
6. Proven Guilty by Jim Butcher, 01.14.11
7. Blood of the Rose by Anya Bast, 01.15.11
8. The Pleasure Palace by Kate Emerson, 01.16.11
9. Between Two Queens by Kate Emerson, 01.19.11
10. Forget You Had a Daughter by Sandra Gregory, 01.19.11
11. Seven Up by Janet Evanovich, 01.22.11
12. Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning, 01.24.11
13. White Night by Jim Butcher, 01.26.11
14. 2nd Chance by James Patterson, 01.27.11
15. Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison, 01.29.11
16. Ghost Town by Rachel Caine, 01.30.11
17. Blood of the Raven by Anya Bast, 01.30.11
18. The Good, the Bad, and the Undead by Kim Harrison, 02.02.11
19. The Immortal Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #2) by Lynsay Sands, 02.03.11
20. The Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer by Lucy Weston, 02.05.11
21. Worth Dying For by Lee Childs, 02.07.11
22. By Royal Decree by Kate Emerson, 02.08.11
23. Hard Eight by Janet Evanovich, 02.09.11
24. Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich, 02.11.11
25. Every Which Way But Dead by Kim Harrison, 02.11.11
26. 3rd Degree by James Patterson, 02.12.11
27. 4th of July by James Patterson, 02.12.11
28. The 5th Horseman by James Patterson,, 02.13.11
29. The Renegade Hunter (Rogue Hunter, #3) by Lynsay Sands, 02.14.11
30. Thunder Point by Jack Higgins, 02.16.11
31. Becoming Jane Eyre by Sheila Kohler, 02.17.11
32. To the Nines by Janet Evanovich, 02.19.11
33. A Fistful of Charms by Kim Harrison, 02.19.11
34. The Luxe by Anna Godbersen, 02.20.11
35. Rumors by Anna Godbersen, 02.21.11
36. Envy by Anna Godbersen, 02.21.11
37. Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys 02.22.11
38. The Clayborne Brides by Julie Garwood, 02.23.11
39. You Slay Me by Katie MacAlister, 02.24.11
40. She's No Faerie Princess by Christine Warren, 02.26.11
41. The Dead Travel Fast by Deanna Raybourn, 02.26.11
42. Vampire Transgression by Michael Schiefelbein, 02.27.11
43. Ten Big Ones by Janet Evanovich, 02.28.11
44. Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich, 02.28.11
45. Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich, 03.01.11
46. Wicked Temptation Immortal Lovers 1 by Cora Zane, 03.02.11
47. The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K. Hamilton, 03.03.11
48. Sins of the Heart by Eve Silver, 03.04.11
49. Fire Me Up by Katie MacAlister, 03.05.11
50. Circus of the Damned by Laurell K. Hamilton, 03.06.11
51. Plum Lovin' by Janet Evanovich, 03.06.11
52. Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill, 03.07.11
53. The Lunatic Cafe by Laurell K. Hamilton, 03.08.11
54. Dark Protector by Alexis Morgan, 03.09.11
55. One Dance with a Duke by Tessa Dare, 03.10.11
56. Treachery in Death by J.D. Robb, 03.11.11
57. Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews, 03.12.11
58. Sins of the Soul by Eve Silver, 03.13.11
59. My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding Anthology, 03.13.11
60. Beyond Eden by Catherine Coulter, 03.15.11
61. Light My Fire by Katie MacAlister, 03.16.11
62. Lean Mean Thirteen by Janet Evanovich, 03.16.11
63. Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh, 03.18.11
64. Sins of the Flesh by Eve Silver, 03.19.11
65. Mine Till Midnight by Lisa Kleypas, 03.20.11
66. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa, 03.20.11
67. River Marked by Patricia Briggs, 03.21.11
68. First Comes Marriage by Mary Balogh, 03.22.11
69. For a Few Demons More by Kim Harrison, 03.25.11
70. Secrets of a Summer Night by Lisa Kleypas, 03.26.11
71. Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, 03.26.11
72. Heat Wave by Richard Castle, 03.27.11
73. Born to Bite by Lynsay Sands, 03.28.11
74. Seduce Me at Sunrise by Lisa Kleypas, 03.29.11
75. After Dark by Jayne Castle, 04.02.11
76. Eternal Pleasure by Nina Bangs, 04.03.11
77. India Black by Carol K. Carr, 04.03.11
78. The Lion's Lady by Julie Garwood, 04.06.11
79. Dune by Frank Herbert, 04.09.11
80. Reckless by Anne Stuart, 04.10.11
81. Prince of Dreams by Susan Krinard, 04.12.11
82. Then Comes Seduction by Mary Balogh, 04.13.11
83. Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton, 04.16.11
84. Prodigal Son by Dean Koontz, 04.16.11
85. Magic in the Wind by Christine Feehan, 04.17.11
86. Dark Embers by Tessa Adams, 04.17.11
87. This Matter Of Marriage by Debbie Macomber, 04.18.11
88. Holy Smokes by Katie MacAlister, 04.19.11
89. Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews, 04.21.11
90. Small Favor by Jim Butcher, 04.23.11
91. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare, 04.24.11
92. Zinnia by Jayne Castle, 04.24.11
93. It Happened One Autumn by Lisa Kleypas, 04.25.11
94. Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovitch, 04.26.11
95. At Last Comes Love by Mary Balogh, 04.27.11
96. Deadly Nightshade by Victor J. Banis, 04.28.11
97. The Gunslinger by Stephen King, 04.29.11
98. Stormy Challenge by Stephanie James, 04.30.11
99. Ice Blue by Anne Stuart, 05.01.11
100. Stray by Rachel Vincent, 05.03.11


message 27: by Joann (last edited Jun 24, 2011 06:24AM) (new)

Joann | 973 comments NBRC Paranormal 11.11.11 Book Challenge

Duration: April 10, 2011 - November 11, 2011

Level: Easy

11/11 Read Challenge Complete 06.23.11


1. Vampire: The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton, 06.08.11
2. Werewolf: Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs, 06.23.11
3. Shifter: Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews, 04.21.11
4. Demon: The Outlaw Demon Wails by Kim Harrison, 05.12.11
5. Fae: The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa, 05.26.11
6. Dragon: Holy Smokes by Katie MacAlister, 04.19.11
7. Wizard: Small Favor by Jim Butcher, 04.23.11
8. Zombie: Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton, 04.16.11
9. Angels: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare, 04.24.11
10. Mermaid: Goddess of the Sea by P.C. Cast, 06.05.11
11. Gods: Eternal Craving by Nina Bangs, 05.25.11


The Killing Dance (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #6) by Laurell K. Hamilton Cry Wolf (Alpha and Omega Series #1) by Patricia Briggs Magic Burns (Kate Daniels Series #2) by Ilona Andrews The Outlaw Demon Wails (Rachel Morgan/The Hollows, #6) by Kim Harrison The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa Holy Smokes by Katie MacAlister Small Favor (The Dresden Files, #10) by Jim Butcher Bloody Bones (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #5) by Laurell K. Hamilton Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) by Cassandra Clare Goddess of the Sea (Goddess Summoning Series #1) by P.C. Cast Eternal Craving (Gods of the Night, #2) by Nina Bangs

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message 28: by Joann (last edited Aug 06, 2011 06:57PM) (new)

Joann | 973 comments SOS "Reading Resolutions"

Duration: January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

24/24 Read Challenge Complete 08.06.11

Rules:

✘8 non PNR/UF books will be allowed
✘You may post as you go or right away
✘Please edit your initial list with updates stating # of books read so far, date read and # of stars given

Quit Smoking: police officer/dragon
√1. Small Favor by Jim Butcher, 04.23.11 ★★★★
√2. Holy Smokes by Katie MacAlister, 04.19.11 ★★★

Lose weight: chunky books
√3. Prodigal Son by Dean Koontz, 04.16.11 ★★★
√4. White Witch, Black Curse by Kim Harrison, 06.12.11 ★★★★★

Exercise more: Read a UF book
√5. Turn Coat by Jim Butcher, 05.15.11 ★★★★
√6. Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews, 04.21.11 ★★★

Eat better: Read an anthology
√7. Bite, 07.29.11 ★★★
√8. Yours For Eternity, 07.27.11 ★★★

New job: Read a book who's cover drew you to it
√9. Ghost Story by Jim Butcher, 08.06.11 ★★★★★
√10. The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa, 05.26.11 ★★★

Save money: Read a book you bought using a gift card you received in 2010
√11. Twilight Memories by Maggie Shayne, 06.27.11 ★★★
√12. Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 05.20.11 ★★★★

Have a baby: Read a 1st in series book
√13. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare, 04.24.11 ★★★★
√14. The Rest Falls Away by Colleen Gleason, 08.02.11 ★★★★

Go back to school: Read a book by a new-to-you author
√15. Tempting the Beast by Lora Leigh, 06.21.11 ★★★★
√16. Dragon Actually by G.A. Aiken, 05.05.11 ★★★★

Get married: Read a PNR book
√17. Blood of an Angel by Anya Bast, 08.03.11 ★★★
√18. Hungry for You by Lynsay Sands, 05.21.11 ★★★★

Take a vacation:
√19. Soulless by Gail Carriger (London), 06.19.11 ★★★★
√20. Night Embrace by Sherrilyn Kenyon (New Orleans), 06.25.11 ★★★★

Buy a house: Read a book you own
√21. Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh, 05.28.11 ★★★★
√22. Black Magic Sanction by Kim Harrison, 07.02.11 ★★★★

Reconnect with old friends:
√23. Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward, 07.21.11 ★★★★
√24. Magic in the Wind (Drake Sisters, #1) by Christine Feehan, 04.17.11 ★★★★



Small Favor (The Dresden Files, #10) by Jim Butcher Holy Smokes (Aisling Grey Guardian, #4) by Katie MacAlister Prodigal Son (Dean Koontz's Frankenstein, #1) by Dean Koontz White Witch, Black Curse (The Hollows, #7) by Kim Harrison Turn Coat (The Dresden Files, #11) by Jim Butcher Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2) by Ilona Andrews Bite by Laurell K. Hamilton Yours For Eternity (Guardians of Eternity #6.5) by Hannah Howell Ghost Story (The Dresden Files, #13) by Jim Butcher The Iron Daughter (Iron Fey, #2) by Julie Kagawa Twilight Memories (Wings in the Night, #2) (Silhouette Shadows #30) by Maggie Shayne Night Pleasures (Dark-Hunter, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1) by Cassandra Clare The Rest Falls Away (Gardella Vampire Chronicles, #1) by Colleen Gleason Tempting the Beast (Breeds, #1) (Feline Breeds, #1) by Lora Leigh Dragon Actually (Dragon Kin, #1) by G.A. Aiken Blood of an Angel (The Embraced, #3) by Anya Bast Hungry for You (Argeneau, #14) by Lynsay Sands Soulless (The Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger Night Embrace (Dark-Hunter, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling, #2) by Nalini Singh Black Magic Sanction (The Hollows, #8) by Kim Harrison Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #9) by J.R. Ward Magic in the Wind (Drake Sisters, #1)  by Christine Feehan

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message 29: by Joann (last edited Sep 22, 2011 06:00AM) (new)

Joann | 973 comments SOS Challenge Addicts' R Us! Challenge

Duration: January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

36/36 Read Challenge Complete 08.19.11

44/63 Read In Total / Updated 09.17.11



√1. RRRC Read-the-Month Italian Edition: MARZO (ends 03.31.11), 5/5 Read 03.12.11
√2. PNR March Reading Challenge (ends 03.31.11), 10/10 Read 03.19.11
√3. RRRC Read-the-Month Italian Edition: APRILE (ends 04.30.11), 6/6 Read 04.12.11
√4. RRRC 2011 A-Z Author Challenge (ends 12.31.11), 26/26 Read 06.30.11
√5. RRRC 2011 A-Z Book Challenge (ends 12.31.11), 26/26 Read 07.24.11
√6. RRRC 2011 A-Z Character Challenge (Female) (ends 12.31.11), 26/26 Read 05.23.11
√7. RRRC 2011 A-Z Character Challenge (Male) (ends 12.31.11), 26/26 Read 06.14.11
8. RRRC 2011 Create-Your-Own Reading Challenge (ends 12.31.11), 40/50 Read
√9. RRRC 2011 Chubby Chunkster Challenge (ends 12.31.11), 8/8 Read 04.24.11
√10. RRRC Serial Reader Challenge (ends 12.31.11), 32/32 Read 08.07.11
√11. RRRC Read-The-Season Challenge : PRIMAVERA (ends 06.20.11), 10/10 Read 04.28.11
√12. RRRC And the Winner Is....Oscar Winners Challenge (ends 08.31.11), 10/10 Read 06.29.11
√13. RRRC Romance 101 Reading Challenge (ends 09.17.11), 12/12 Read 07.18.11
√14. RRRC Read Your Name Challenge (ends 06.23.11), 13/13 Read 05.28.11
√15. BDB Yearly challenge: Favorite Brother (ends 12.31.11), 51/52 Read 08.25.11
√16. SOS"Reading Resolutions" Challenge (ends 12.31.11), 24/24 Read 08.06.11
√17. NBRC Level 1 Serious Readers Challenge for 2011 (ends 12.31.11), 100/100 Read 05.03.11
√18. NBRC Paranormal 11.11.11 Book Challenge (ends 11.11.11), 11/11 Read 06.23.11
√19. SOS Apr 2011: Genre Juice Mini-Challenge (ends 04.30.11), 3/3 Read 04.23.11
√20. SOS Apr 2011: Cover Hunt Mini-Challenge (ends 04.30.11), 2/2 Read 04.23.11
√21. SOS The "Dirty" Dozen Clean Up Challenge (ends 12.31.11), 60/60 Read 07.19.11
√22. RRRC Full Moon Challenge - Phase 3 (ends 08.23.11), 8/8 Read 05.31.11
√23. SOS MAY 2011: Genre Juice Mini-Challenge (ends 05.31.11), 3/3 Read 05.18.11
√24. SOS May 2011: Cover Hunt Mini-Challenge (ends 05.31.11), 2/2 Read 05.18.11
√25. RRRC Read-the-Month Italian Edition: MAGGIO (ends 05.31.11), 6/6 Read 05.14.11
√26. SOS DisneyMania Challenge (ends 07.31.11), 10/10 Read 06.20.11
√27. NBRC Level 2 Serious Readers Challenge for 2011 (ends 12.31.11), 200/200 Read 08.09.11
√28. RRRC 2011 Chubby Chunkster Challenge (Round Two) (ends 12.31.11), 8/8 Read 08.06.11
√29. SOS JUNE 2011: Genre Juice Mini-Challenge (ends 06.30.11), 3/3 Read 06.12.11
√30. SOS June 2011: Cover Hunt Mini-Challenge (ends 06.30.11), 2/2 Read 06.08.11
√31. RRRC Read-the-Month Italian Edition: GIUGNO (ends 06.30.11), 6/6 Read 06.17.11
√32. RRRC I Need A Vacation Challenge! (Quarterly) (ends 09.05.11), 10/10 Read 07.27.11
√33. SOS Fantasy Baseball Challenge (ends 09.30.11), 9/9 Read 07.30.11
√34. RRRC Read-The-Season Challenge: ESTATE (ends 09.22.11), 6/6 Read 07.17.11
√35. SOS JULY 2011: Genre Juice Mini-Challenge (ends 07.31.11), 3/3 Read 07.15.11
√36. SOS July 2011: Cover Hunt Mini-Challenge (ends 07.31.11), 2/2 Read 07.15.11
√37. RRRC Read-the-Month Italian Edition: Luglio (ends 07.31.11), 6/6 Read 07.14.11
38. RRRC (Read) The 4 Elements Challenge (ends 12.31.11), 13/16 Read
√39. RRRC 2011 August Monthly Challenge (ends 08.31.11), 10/10 Read 08.19.11
√40. RRRC Read-the-Month Italian Edition: AGOSTO (ends 08.31.11), 6/6 Read 08.09.11
√41. SOS August 2011: Cover Hunt Mini-Challenge (ends 08.31.11), 2/2 Read 08.11.11
√42. SOS AUGUST 2011: Genre Juice Mini-Challenge (ends 08.31.11), 3/3 Read 08.13.11
√43. PNR 2011 August Reading Challenge (ends 08.31.11), 10/10 Read 08.26.11
√44. NBRC August End of Summer Beach Blast Reading Challenge (ends 08.31.11), 7/7 Read 08.19.11
45. RRRC 2011 Chubby Chunkster Challenge (Round Three) (ends 12.31.11), 3/8 Read
46. NBRC Level 3 of the Serious Readers Challenge for 2011 (ends 12.31.11), 233/300 Read
47. RRRC 2011 September Monthly Challenge (ends 09.30.11), 8/11 Read
48. RRRC Willy Wonker’s Chocolate Challenge (Quarterly) (ends 11.30.11), 5/15 Read
49. BDB Monthly challenge: Cleaning up (September 1st-30th) (ends 09.30.11), 8/10 Read
√50. SOS September 2011: Cover Hunt Mini Challenge (ends 09.30.11), 2/2 Read, 09.17.11
√51. SOS September 2011: Genre Juice Mini Challenge (ends 09.30.11), 3/3 Read, 09.05.11
52. RRRC Read-the-Month Italian Edition: SETTEMBRE (ends 09.30.11), 5/9 Read
53. PNR 2011 September Challenge - Smorgasbord of Power (ends 09.30.11), 6/10 Read
54. NBRC September's Labor of Love Reading Challenge (ends 09.30.11), 4/5 Read
55. RRRC Read-the-Season Challenge: AUTUNNO (ends 12.21.11), 0/7 Read

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Challenges that Cross-over Years:

1. SOS "I Spy" Title Challenge (ends 04.09.12), 22/24 Read
2. NBRC Animal Alphabet Reading Challenge (ends 03.31.12), 24/26 Read
3. RRRC A Lifetime of Books Challenge (ends 03.26.13), 29/53 Read
4. SOS Love or Hate @ FIRST Sight Read Challenge (ends 06.30.12), 3/12 Read
5. SOS TV Series Serial Addict Challenge (ends 07.07.12), 20/31 Read
6. RRRC Cocktails Challenge (ends 06.30.12), 9/10 Read
7. SOS Love or Hate @ SECOND Sight Read Challenge (ends 07.31.12), 2/12 Read
8. RRRC Films du Monde Reading Challenge (ends 02.08.12), 3/10 Read







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message 30: by Joann (last edited Apr 23, 2011 05:11AM) (new)

Joann | 973 comments SOS Genre Juice Mini-Challenge

Duration: April 1, 2011 - April 30, 2011

3/3 Read Challenge Complete 04.23.11


√1. PNR -or- UF: Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews, 04.21.11
√2. FUNNY: Holy Smokes by Katie MacAlister, 04.19.11
√3. Beach/Autumn: Small Favor by Jim Butcher, 04.23.11
(yellow cover)

Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2) by Ilona Andrews Holy Smokes (Aisling Grey Guardian, #4) by Katie MacAlister Small Favor (The Dresden Files, #10) by Jim Butcher


message 31: by Joann (last edited Apr 23, 2011 05:12AM) (new)

Joann | 973 comments SOS Apr 2011: Cover Hunt Mini-Challenge

Duration: April 1, 2011 - April 30, 2011

2/2 Read Challenge Complete 04.23.11

Cover Art Hunt


√1. COLOR (yellow): Small Favor by Jim Butcher, 04.23.11
√2. ITEM #2 (vampire): Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton, 04.16.11

Small Favor (The Dresden Files, #10) by Jim Butcher Bloody Bones (Anita Blake Vampire Hunter, #5) by Laurell K. Hamilton


message 32: by Joann (last edited Jul 20, 2011 05:40AM) (new)

Joann | 973 comments SOS The Modified "Dirty" Dozen Clean Up Challenge (2011)

Duration: January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

60/60 Read Challenge Complete 07.19.11


12 books from series already started
1. River Marked by Patricia Briggs, 03.21.11
2. White Night by Jim Butcher, 01.26.11
3. Ghost Town by Rachel Caine, 01.30.11
4. Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning, 01.24.11
5. Sins of the Flesh by Eve Silver, 03.19.11
6. Born to Bite by Lynsay Sands, 03.28.11
7. Changes by Jim Butcher, 06.03.11
8. Small Favor by Jim Butcher, 04.23.11
9. Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton, 04.16.11
10. The Outlaw Demon Wails by Kim Harrison, 05.12.11
11. Holy Smokes by Katie MacAlister, 04.19.11
12. Hungry for You by Lynsay Sands, 05.21.11


River Marked (Mercedes Thompson, #6) by Patricia Briggs White Night (The Dresden Files, #9) by Jim Butcher Ghost Town (Morganville Vampires, Book 9) by Rachel Caine Shadowfever (Fever, #5) by Karen Marie Moning Sins of the Flesh (Otherkin, #3) by Eve Silver Born to Bite (Argeneau, #13) by Lynsay Sands Changes (The Dresden Files, #12) by Jim Butcher Small Favor (The Dresden Files, #10) by Jim Butcher Bloody Bones (Anita Blake Vampire Hunter, #5) by Laurell K. Hamilton The Outlaw Demon Wails (The Hollows, #6) by Kim Harrison Holy Smokes (Aisling Grey Guardian, #4) by Katie MacAlister Hungry for You (Argeneau, #14) by Lynsay Sands


12 first in series books
1. Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews, 03.12.11
2. Eternal Pleasure by Nina Bangs, 04.03.11
3. Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill, 03.07.11
4. Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison, 01.29.11
5. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa, 03.30.11
6. Dark Protector by Alexis Morgan, 03.09.11
7. Dark Embers by Tessa Adams, 04.17.11
8. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare, 04.24.11
9. When Darkness Comes by Alexandra Ivy, 05.21.11
10. Prodigal Son by Dean Koontz, 04.16.11
11. Tempting the Beast by Lora Leigh, 06.21.11
12. Dragon Actually by G.A. Aiken, 05.05.11


Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1) by Ilona Andrews Eternal Pleasure (Gods of the Night, #1) by Nina Bangs Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, #1) by Chloe Neill Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows, #1) by Kim Harrison The Iron King (Iron Fey, #1) by Julie Kagawa Dark Protector (Paladins of Darkness, #1) by Alexis Morgan Dark Embers (Dragon's Heat, #1) by Tessa Adams Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1) by Cassandra Clare When Darkness Comes (Guardians of Eternity, #1) by Alexandra Ivy Prodigal Son (Dean Koontz's Frankenstein, #1) by Dean Koontz Tempting the Beast (Breeds, #1) (Feline Breeds, #1) by Lora Leigh Dragon Actually (Dragon Kin, #1) by G.A. Aiken


12 second in series books (modified)
1. Blood of the Raven by Anya Bast, 01.15.11
2. The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K. Hamilton, 03.03.11
3. The Good, the Bad, and the Undead by Kim Harrison, 02.02.11
4. Fire Me Up by Katie MacAlister, 03.05.11
5. Sins of the Soul by Eve Silver, 03.13.11
6. She's No Faerie Princess by Christine Warren, 02.26.11
7. Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews, 04.21.11
8. Eternal Craving by Nina Bangs, 05.25.11
9. Twilight Memories by Maggie Shayne, 06.27.11
10. Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh, 05.28.11
11. Night Embrace (Dark-Hunter, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 06.25.11
12. The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa, 05.26.11


Blood of the Raven (The Embraced, #2) by Anya Bast The Laughing Corpse (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #2) by Laurell K. Hamilton The Good, the Bad, and the Undead (The Hollows, #2) by Kim Harrison Fire Me Up (Aisling Grey Guardian, #2) by Katie MacAlister Sins of the Soul (Otherkin, #2) by Eve Silver She's No Faerie Princess (The Others, #2) by Christine Warren Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2) by Ilona Andrews Eternal Craving (Gods of the Night, #2) by Nina Bangs Twilight Memories (Wings in the Night, #2) (Silhouette Shadows #30) by Maggie Shayne Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling, #2) by Nalini Singh Night Embrace (Dark-Hunter, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon The Iron Daughter (Iron Fey, #2) by Julie Kagawa


12 contempory fiction/chic lit/ regular romance NOT PNR
1. Beyond Eden by Catherine Coulter, 03.15.11
2. Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich, 03.01.11
3. Lean Mean Thirteen by Janet Evanovitch, 03.16.11
4. Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovitch, 05.07.11
5. Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovitch, 05.15.11
6. Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovitch, 07.04.11
7. This Matter Of Marriage by Debbie Macomber, 04.18.11
8. Ice Blue by Anne Stuart, 05.01.11
9. Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger, 06.04.11
10. Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood, 05.08.11
11. Against All Odds by Irene Hannon, 07.08.11
12. The Main Attraction by Jayne Ann Krentz, 07.19.11

Beyond Eden by Catherine Coulter Twelve Sharp (Stephanie Plum, #12) by Janet Evanovich Lean Mean Thirteen (Stephanie Plum, #13) by Janet Evanovich Fearless Fourteen (Stephanie Plum, #14) by Janet Evanovich Finger Lickin' Fifteen (Stephanie Plum, #15) by Janet Evanovich Sizzling Sixteen (Stephanie Plum, #16) by Janet Evanovich This Matter Of Marriage by Debbie Macomber Ice Blue (Ice, #3) by Anne Stuart Beautiful Lies (Ridley Jones, #1) by Lisa Unger Heartbreaker (Buchanan, #1) by Julie Garwood Against All Odds (Heroes of Quantico, #1) by Irene Hannon The Main Attraction (Harlequin Romance) by Jayne Ann Krentz

12 historical romance books (modified)
1. Mine Till Midnight by Lisa Kleypas, 03.20.11
2. First Comes Marriage by Mary Balogh, 03.22.11
3. Secrets of a Summer Night by Lisa Kleypas, 03.26.11
4. Seduce Me at Sunrise by Lisa Kleypas, 03.30.11
5. Then Comes Seduction by Mary Balogh, 04.13.11
6. Reckless by Anne Stuart, 04.10.11
7. At Last Comes Love by Mary Balogh, 04.27.11
8. Seducing an Angel by Mary Balogh, 05.17.11
9. Tempt Me at Twilight by Lisa Kleypas, 06.01.11
10. Scandal in Spring by Lisa Kleypas, 06.12.11
11. Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas, 05.19.11
12. It Happened One Autumn by Lisa Kleypas, 04.25.11

Mine Till Midnight (The Hathaways, #1) by Lisa Kleypas First Comes Marriage (Huxtable Quintet, #1) by Mary Balogh Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflowers, #1) by Lisa Kleypas Seduce Me at Sunrise (The Hathaways, #2) by Lisa Kleypas Then Comes Seduction (Huxtable Quintet, #2) by Mary Balogh Reckless (The House of Rohan, #2) by Anne Stuart At Last Comes Love (Huxtable Quintet, #3) by Mary Balogh Seducing an Angel (Huxtable Quintet, #4) by Mary Balogh Tempt Me at Twilight (The Hathaways, #3) by Lisa Kleypas Scandal in Spring (Wallflowers, #4) by Lisa Kleypas Devil in Winter (Wallflowers #3) by Lisa Kleypas It Happened One Autumn (Wallflowers, #2) by Lisa Kleypas

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message 33: by Joann (last edited May 31, 2011 05:02PM) (new)

Joann | 973 comments May 2011 Reading List

Completed Books 33


1. Ice Blue by Anne Stuart, 05.01.11
2. Stray by Rachel Vincent, 05.03.11
3. Michal by Jill Eileen Smith, 05.04.11
4. Dragon Actually by G.A. Aiken, 05.05.11
5. Heart Mate by Robin D. Owens, 05.07.11
6. Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovitch, 05.07.11
7. Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood, 05.08.11
8. Two Ghosts for Sister Rachel by Kim Harrison
9. The Outlaw Demon Wails by Kim Harrison, 05.12.11
10. Splendor by Anna Godbersen, 05.13.11
11. About A Dragon by G.A. Aiken, 05.14.11
12. Turn Coat by Jim Butcher, 05.15.11
13. Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovitch, 05.15.11
14. Seducing an Angel by Mary Balogh, 05.17.11
15. Orchid by Jayne Castle, 05.18.11
16. Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas, 05.19.11
17. Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 05.20.11
18. When Darkness Comes By Alexandra Ivy, 05.21.11
19. Hungry for You by Lynsay Sands, 05.21.11
20. Minx by Julia Quinn, 05.22.11
21. Queen of Ambition by Fiona Buckley, 05.23.11
22. Blood Brothers By Nora Roberts, 05.24.11
23. Eternal Craving by Nina Bangs, 05.25.11
24. Shadow Zone by Iris Johansen, 05.25.11
25. The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa, 05.26.11
26. When Beauty Tamed the Beast by Eloisa James, 05.27.11
27. Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain, 05.27.11
28. Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh, 05.28.11
29. Unknown by Rachel Caine, 05.29.11
30. Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz, 05.30.11
31. Apple Turnover Murder by Joanne Fluke, 05.31.11
32. The Bespelled by Kim Harrison, 05.31.11
33. 50 Ways to Hex Your Lover by Linda Wisdom, 05.31.11


message 34: by Joann (last edited Aug 06, 2011 06:58PM) (new)

Joann | 973 comments RRRC 2011 Chubby Chunkster Challenge (Round Two):

Duration: May 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

Level: Mor-book-ly Obese: 8 books over 450 pages

8/8 Read (Updated 08.06.11)


1. Stray by Rachel Vincent, 618 pages, 05.03.11 ★★★★
2. Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood, 520 pages, 05.08.11 ★★★★★
3. The Outlaw Demon Wails by Kim Harrison, 455 pages, 05.12.11 ★★★★
4. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare, 485 pages, 07.15.11 ★★★★
5. Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward, 489 pages, 07.21.11 ★★★★
6. White Witch, Black Curse by Kim Harrison, 504 pages, 06.12.11 ★★★★★
7. Black Magic Sanction by Kim Harrison, 487 pages, 07.02.11 ★★★★
8. Ghost Story by Jim Butcher, 477 pages, 08.06.11 ★★★★★


Stray (Shifters, #1) by Rachel Vincent Heartbreaker (Buchanan, #1) by Julie Garwood The Outlaw Demon Wails (The Hollows, #6) by Kim Harrison City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments #1) by Cassandra Clare Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #9) by J.R. Ward White Witch, Black Curse (The Hollows, #7) by Kim Harrison Black Magic Sanction (The Hollows, #8) by Kim Harrison Ghost Story (The Dresden Files, #13) by Jim Butcher


message 35: by Joann (last edited May 19, 2011 05:18PM) (new)

Joann | 973 comments SOS May 2011: Cover Hunt Mini-Challenge

Duration: 5/1 - 5/31/11

2/2 Read Challenge Complete 05.18.11

Cover Art Hunt


√COLOR (red): The Outlaw Demon Wails by Kim Harrison, 05.12.11
√ITEM #1 (flower): Orchid by Jayne Castle, 05.18.11

The Outlaw Demon Wails (The Hollows, #6) by Kim Harrison Orchid (St. Helen's, #3) by Jayne Castle


message 36: by Joann (last edited May 19, 2011 05:17PM) (new)

Joann | 973 comments SOS Genre Juice Mini-Challenge
It's Still Spring, plant something!

Duration: 5/1 - 5/31/11

3/3 Read Challenge Complete 05.18.11

Genre Juice Flavors


√1. PNR -or- UF: Turn Coat by Jim Butcher, 05.15.11
√2. SHAPESHIFTER: Stray by Rachel Vincent, 05.03.11
√3. It's still Spring (flower): Orchid by Jayne Castle, 05.18.11

Turn Coat (The Dresden Files, #11) by Jim Butcher Stray (Shifters, #1) by Rachel Vincent Orchid (St. Helen's, #3) by Jayne Castle


message 37: by Joann (last edited May 14, 2011 09:20AM) (new)

Joann | 973 comments Read-the-Month Italian Edition: MAGGIO (May)

Duration: May 1, 2011 - May 31, 2011

6/6 Read Challenge Complete 05.14.11


M: Michal by Jill Eileen Smith, 05.04.11
A: Splendor by Anna Godbersen, 05.13.11
G: Dragon Actually by G.A. Aiken, 05.05.11
G: About A Dragon by G.A. Aiken, 05.14.11
I: Ice Blue by Anne Stuart, 05.01.11
O: Heart Mate by Robin D. Owens, 05.07.11


Michal (Wives of King David #1) by Jill Eileen Smith Splendor (Luxe, #4) by Anna Godbersen Dragon Actually (Dragon Kin, #1) by G.A. Aiken About A Dragon (Dragon Kin, #2) by G.A. Aiken Ice Blue (Ice, #3) by Anne Stuart Heart Mate (Celta's Heartmates #1) by Robin D. Owens


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Joann | 973 comments Update message 10

RRRC's 2nd Reading Tournament: The Name Game

Duration: May 1, 2011 - October 31, 2011

Girl's Names: 53/100 Read
Boy's Names: 72/100 Read
Total: 125/200 Read
Books Read: 75
Updated: 10.26.11


Girls' Names
1. Aaliyah
2. Abby, When Darkness Comes by Alexandra Ivy, 05.21.11
3. Abigail
4. Addison
5. Adriana
6. Alana, The Accidental Werewolf by Dakota Cassidy, 09.09.11
7. Alexa, The Fallen Blade by Jon Courtenay Grimwood, 08.14.11
8. Alexandra, Hungry for You by Lynsay Sands, 05.21.11
9. Alexis, Spider's Bite by Jennifer Estep, 10.21.11
10. Allison
11. Alyssa
12. Amelia, Tempt Me at Twilight by Lisa Kleypas, 06.01.11
13. Anna, Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs, 06.23.11
14. Annabelle, Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas, 05.19.11
15. Arianna, Changes by Jim Butcher, 06.03.11
16. Ashlyn
17. Aubrey
18. Audrey, Love in the Afternoon by Lisa Kleypas, 07.09.11
19. Ava, Evermore by Alyson Noel, 09.20.11
20. Avery
21. Bailey
22. Bella, Smokin' Seventeen by Janet Evanovitch, 08.02.11
23. Brianna, (Briana) Orchid by Jayne Castle, 05.18.11
24. Brooke, Black Magic Sanction by Kim Harrison. 07.02.11
25. Brooklyn
26. Cadence
27. Camryn
28. Carly
29. Caroline, Minx by Julia Quinn, 05.22.11
30. Charlotte, Blue Moon by Laurell K. Hamilton, 08.12.11
31. Chloe
32. Claire, Splendor by Anna Godbersen, 05.13.11
33. Elizabeth, Splendor by Anna Godbersen, 05.13.11
34. Ella, Chasing Fire by Nora Roberts, 10.07.11
35. Ellie
36. Emily, Blood of the Damned by Anya Bast, 08.18.11
37. Emma, Minx by Julia Quinn, 05.22.11
38. Eva, Senseless by Mary Burton, 08.17.11
39. Evelyn, Turn Coat by Jim Butcher, 05.15.11
40. Gabriella
41. Gianna
42. Grace, Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 05.20.11
43. Gracie
44. Hailey
45. Hannah, Shadow Zone by Iris Johansen, 05.25.11
46. Harper
47. Isabella, Jacob by Jacquelyn Frank, 07.24.11
48. Isabelle, City of Bones by Cassandra Clare, 07.15.11
49. Jada
50. Jasmine, One Day by David Nicholls, 10.08.11
51. Jordyn, (Jordan) Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz, 05.30.11
52. Julia
53. Juliana
54. Kaitlyn
55. Katherine, Seducing an Angel by Mary Balogh, 05.17.11
56. Kayla, When Darkness Comes by Alexandra Ivy, 05.21.11
57.Kaylee
58. Keira
59. Kendall
60. Kennedy, Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris 07.03.11
61. Kylie
62. Lauren, One Night for Love by Mary Balogh, 08.04.11
63. Layla, Blood Brothers by Nora Roberts, 05.24.11
64. Leah, Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs, 06.23.11
65. Lillian, Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas, 05.19.11
66. Lily, One Night for Love by Mary Balogh, 08.04.11
67. Lucy, The Firebrand by Susan Wiggs, 07.30.11
68. Lyla
69. Mackenzie
70. Madelyn (Madeline), One Night With You by Sophie Jordan
71. Madison, Day of the Dragon by Rebecca York, 06.30.11
72. Makayla
73. Makenna
74. Maria, Everywhere That Mary Went by Lisa Scottoline, 06.29.11
75. Maya
76. Megan, (Meghan) The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa, 05.26.11
77. Mia, White Witch, Black Curse by Kim Harrison, 06.12.11
78. Molly, Turn Coat by Jim Butcher, 05.15.11
79. Morgan
80. Natalie
81. Nevaeh
82. Nora, (Norah) On Dangerous Ground by Jack Higgins, 07.10.11
83. Olivia, Kiss at Your Own Risk by Stephanie Rowe, 10.26.11
84. Paige
85. Peyton
86. Reagan
87. Riley, Evermore by Alyson Noel, 09.20.11
88. Sadie
89. Samantha, Hungry for You by Lynsay Sands, 05.21.11
90. Sarah (Sara), Senseless by Mary Burton, 08.17.11
91. Savannah
92. Scarlett
93. Sophia, Spider's Bite by Jennifer Estep, 10.21.11
94. Sophie
95. Stella
96. Sydney, Burn by Linda Howard, 07.27.11
97. Taylor
98. Victoria, The Rest Falls Away by Colleen Gleason, 08.02.11
99. Violet
100. Zoe, Beyond the Night by Joss Ware, 09.15.11


Boys' Names
1. Aaron
2. Adam, Eternal Prey by Nina Bangs, 07.17.11
3. Adrian, Unknown by Rachel Caine, 05.29.11
4. Aiden, Forever and the Night by Linda Lael Miller, 07.12.11
5. Alex, Minx by Julia Quinn, 05.22.11
6. Alexander, Orchid by Jayne Castle, 05.18.11
7. Andrew, The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook, 08.07.11
8. Anthony, Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh, 05.28.11
9. Austin
10. Benjamin, Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz, 05.30.11
11. Blake
12. Brady, The Main Attraction by Jayne Ann Krentz, 07.19.11
13. Brandon
14. Brayden
15. Brody
16. Bryce
17. Caden
18. Caleb, Blood Brothers by Nora Roberts, 05.24.11
19. Cameron
20. Carson
21. Carter, Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs, 06.23.11
22. Charlie, Blood of an Angel by Anya Bast, 08.03.11
23. Chase
24. Christian, Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger, 06.04.11
25. Christopher,Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood, 05.08.11
26. Cole, Come the Spring by Juie Garwood, 06.20.11
27. Colin, Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs, 06.23.11
28. Colton
29. Connor
30. Cooper
31. Daniel, The Countess by Lynsay Sands, 06.18.11
32. David, Michal by Jill Eileen Smith, 05.04.11
33. Devin
34. Dominic, The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton, 06.08.11
35. Dylan, Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz, 05.30.11
36. Eli, Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovitch, 05.15.11
37. Elijah, Shadow Zone by Iris Johansen, 05.25.11
38. Ethan, Stray by Rachel Vincent, 05.03.11
39. Evan, Dance Upon the Air by Nora Roberts, 06.27.11
40. Gabriel, The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton, 06.08.11
41. Gavin, Day of the Dragon by Rebecca York, 06.30.11
42. Grayson
43. Hayden
44. Henry, Splendor by Anna Godbersen, 05.13.11
45. Hudson
46. Hunter, Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris, 09.01.11
47. Ian, Notorious Pleasures by Elizabeth Hoyt, 06.10.11
48. Isaac
49. Isaiah
50. Jack, The Hostage by Susan Wiggs, 06.22.11
51. Jackson
52. Jacob, Jacob by Jacquelyn Frank, 07.24.11
53. Jake, Tempt Me at Twilight by Lisa Kleypas, 06.01.11
54. James, Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews, 06.15.11
55. Jason, The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton, 06.08.11
56. Jayden
57. Jeremiah, City of Bones by Cassandra Clare, 07.15.11
58. John, Minx by Julia Quinn, 05.22.11
59. Jonathan, Michal by Jill Eileen Smith, 05.04.11
60. Jordan, Jordan by Lori Foster, 08.22.11
61. Joseph, Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovitch
62. Joshua, Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon, 09.17.11
63. Josiah, Senseless by Mary Burton, 08.17.11
64. Julian, Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 05.20.11
65. Justin, Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood, 05.08.11
66. Landon
67. Levi
68. Liam, Of Blood and Honey by Stina Leicht, 06.17.11
69. Logan
70. Lucas, Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh, 05.28.11
71. Luke, City of Bones by Cassandra Clare, 07.15.11
72. Mason
73. Matthew, Shadow Zone by Iris Johansen, 05.25.11
74. Max, The Princess Bride by William Goldman, 06.14.11
75. Micah, Senseless by Mary Burton, 08.17.11
76. Michael, On Dangerous Ground by Jack Higgins, 07.10.11
77. Miles, Evermore by Alyson Noel, 09.20.11
78. Nathan, A Duty to the Dead by Charles Todd, 08.09.11
79. Nathaniel, Burnt Offerings by Laurell K. Hamilton, 07.07.11
80. Nicholas, Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood, 05.08.11
81. Noah, Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood, 05.08.11
82. Nolan, Dance Through Time by Lynn Kurland, 07.18.11
83. Oliver, Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz, 05.30.11
84. Owen, Stray by Rachel Vincent, 05.03.11
85. Parker, Stray by Rachel Vincent, 05.03.11
86. Riley, Caressed By Ice by Nalini Singh, 08.19.11
87. Robert, Queen of Ambition by Fiona Buckley, 05.23.11
88. Ryan, Stray by Rachel Vincent, 05.03.11
89. Ryder
90. Sam, Everywhere That Mary Went by Lisa Scottoline, 06.29.11
91. Samuel, Turn Coat by Jim Butcher, 05.15.11
92. Sean, Shadow Zone by Iris Johansen, 05.25.11
93. Sebastian, Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas, 05.19.11
94. Thomas, Turn Coat by Jim Butcher, 05.15.11
95. Tristan, Splendor by Anna Godbersen, 05.13.11
96. Tyler
97. William, Queen of Ambition by Fiona Buckley, 05.23.11
98. Wyatt, Beyond the Night by Joss Ware, 09.15.11
99. Xavier, Caressed By Ice by Nalini Singh, 08.19.11
100. Zachary, Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger, 06.04.11


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Joann | 973 comments SOS DisneyMania Challenge

Duration: May 1, 2011 - July 31, 2011

10/10 Read Challenge Complete 06.20.11


Toy Story
1: 1st CGI Disney/Pixar Film:
When Darkness Comes by Alexandra Ivy, 05.21.11 ★★★★
(1st in the series)
2: Woody: Turn Coat by Jim Butcher, 05.15.11 ★★★★
(person wearing a hat)

When Darkness Comes (Guardians of Eternity, #1) by Alexandra Ivy Turn Coat (The Dresden Files, #11) by Jim Butcher

The Lion King
2: King:
Keeper of the King by Nigel Bennett, 06.20.11 ★★★★
(in title, on cover or character)
3: Lion: Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews, 06.15.11 ★★★★★
(in title, on cover or lion shifter character)

Keeper of the King by Nigel Bennett Magic Strikes (Kate Daniels, #3) by Ilona Andrews

Beauty & the Beast
1: Any were/shifter story: Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh, 05.28.11 ★★★★
2: Couple on the cover: Hungry for You by Lynsay Sands, 05.21.11 ★★★★
Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling, #2) by Nalini Singh Hungry for You (Argeneau, #14) by Lynsay Sands

Aladdin
3: "A Whole New World:"
Orchid by Jayne Castle, 05.18.11 ★★★
(set in an imaginary or fantasy world)
5: Raja, Jasmine's Tiger: Stray by Rachel Vincent, 05.03.11 ★★★★
(a cat shifter)

Orchid (St. Helen's, #3) by Jayne Castle Stray (Shifters, #1) by Rachel Vincent

The Little Mermaid
2. Red-headed heroine:
White Witch, Black Curse by Kim Harrison, 06.12.11 ★★★★★
5. "Poor Unfortunate Souls:" Soulless by Gail Carringer, 06.19.11 ★★★★
(Soul in the title)

White Witch, Black Curse (The Hollows, #7) by Kim Harrison Soulless (The Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger


update message 17


message 41: by Joann (last edited Jun 30, 2011 05:32AM) (new)

Joann | 973 comments June 2011 Reading List

Completed Books 27


1. Tempt Me at Twilight by Lisa Kleypas, 06.01.11
2. Changes by Jim Butcher, 06.03.11
3. Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger, 06.04.11
4. Goddess of the Sea by P.C. Cast, 06.05.11
5. Room by Emma Donoghue, 06.06.11
6. The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton, 06.08.11
7. Notorious Pleasures by Elizabeth Hoyt, 06.10.11
8. White Witch, Black Curse by Kim Harrison, 06.12.11
9. Scandal in Spring by Lisa Kleypas, 06.12.11
10. The Princess Bride by William Goldman, 06.14.11
11. Side Jobs: Stories From the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher, 06.14.11
12. Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews, 06.15.11
13. Of Blood and Honey by Stina Leicht, 06.17.11
14. The Countess by Lynsay Sands. 06.18.11
15. Soulless by Gail Carriger, 06.19.11
16. Keeper of the King by Nigel Bennett, 06.20.11
17. Come the Spring by Julie Garwood, 06.20.11
18. Tempting the Beast by Lora Leigh, 06.21.11
19. The Hostage by Susan Wiggs, 06.22.11
20. Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs, 06.23.11
21. Night Embrace (Dark-Hunter, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 06.25.11
22. The Warlord Wants Forever by Kresley Cole, 06.25.11
23. Bitten by Kelley Armstrong, 06.26.11
24. Dance Upon the Air by Nora Roberts, 06.27.11
25. Twilight Memories by Maggie Shayne, 06.27.11
26. Everywhere That Mary Went by Lisa Scottoline, 06.29.11
27. Day of the Dragon by Rebecca York, 06.30.11


message 42: by Joann (last edited Aug 10, 2011 04:59AM) (new)

Joann | 973 comments update message 46

NBRC Level 2 of the Serious Readers Challenge for 2011

Duration: May 3, 2011 - December 31, 2011

200/200 Read

Challenge Complete 08.09.11


101. Michal by Jill Eileen Smith, 05.04.11
102. Dragon Actually by G.A. Aiken, 05.05.11
103. Heart Mate by Robin D. Owens, 05.07.11
104. Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovitch, 05.07.11
105. Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood, 05.08.11
106. Two Ghosts for Sister Rachel by Kim Harrison, 05.09.11
107. The Outlaw Demon Wails by Kim Harrison, 05.12.11
108. Splendor by Anna Godbersen, 05.13.11
109. About A Dragon by G.A. Aiken, 05.14.11
110. Turn Coat by Jim Butcher, 05.15.11
111. Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovitch, 05.15.11
112. Seducing an Angel by Mary Balogh, 05.17.11
113. Orchid by Jayne Castle, 05.18.11
114. Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas, 05.19.11
115. Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 05.20.11
116. When Darkness Comes by Alexandra Ivy, 05.21.11
117. Hungry for You by Lynsay Sands, 05.21.11
118. Minx by Julia Quinn, 05.22.11
119. Queen of Ambition by Fiona Buckley, 05.23.11
120. Blood Brothers by Nora Roberts, 05.24.11
121. Eternal Craving by Nina Bangs, 05.25.11
122. Shadow Zone by Iris Johansen, 05.25.11
123. The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa, 05.26.11
124. When Beauty Tamed the Beast by Eloisa James, 05.27.11
125. Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain, 05.27.11
126. Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh, 05.28.11
127. Unknown by Rachel Caine, 05.29.11
128. Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz, 05.30.11
129. Apple Turnover Murder by Joanne Fluke, 05.31.11
130. The Bespelled by Kim Harrison, 05.31.11
131. 50 Ways to Hex Your Lover by Linda Wisdom, 05.31.11
132. Tempt Me at Twilight by Lisa Kleypas, 06.01.11
133. Changes by Jim Butcher, 06.03.11
134. Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger, 06.04.11
135. Goddess of the Sea by P.C. Cast, 06.05.11
136. Room by Emma Donoghue, 06.06.11
137. The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton, 06.08.11
138. Notorious Pleasures by Elizabeth Hoyt, 06.10.11
139. White Witch, Black Curse by Kim Harrison, 06.12.11
140. Scandal in Spring by Lisa Kleypas, 06.12.11
141. The Princess Bride by William Goldman, 06.14.11
142. Side Jobs: Stories From the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher, 06.14.11
143. Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews, 06.15.11
144. Of Blood and Honey by Stina Leicht, 06.17.11
145. The Countess by Lynsay Sands, 06.18.11
146. Soulless by Gail Carriger, 06.19.11
147. Keeper of the King by Nigel Bennett, 06.20.11
148. Come the Spring by Julie Garwood, 06.20.11
149. Tempting the Beast by Lora Leigh, 06.21.11
150. The Hostage by Susan Wiggs, 06.22.11
151. Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs, 06.23.11
152. Night Embrace (Dark-Hunter, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 06.25.11
153. The Warlord Wants Forever by Kresley Cole, 06.25.11
154. Bitten by Kelley Armstrong, 06.26.11
155. Dance Upon the Air by Nora Roberts, 06.27.11
156. Twilight Memories (Wings in the Night, #2) by Maggie Shayne, 06.27.11
157. Everywhere That Mary Went by Lisa Scottoline, 06.29.11
158. Day of the Dragon by Rebecca York, 06.30.11
159. Black Magic Sanction by Kim Harrison, 07.02.11
160. Married By Morning by Lisa Kleypas, 07.03.11
161. Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris, 07.03.11
162. Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovitch, 07.04.11
163. Burnt Offerings by Laurell K. Hamilton, 07.07.11
164. Against All Odds by Irene Hannon, 07.08.11
165. Love in the Afternoon by Lisa Kleypas, 07.09.11
166. On Dangerous Ground by Jack Higgins, 07.10.11
167. Unseen by Rachel Caine, 07.11.11
168. Forever and the Night by Linda Lael Miller, 07.12.11
169. Goddess of Spring by P.C. Cast, 07.14.11
170. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare, 07.15.11
171. The Hollow by Nora Roberts, 07.16.11
172. Eternal Prey by Nina Bangs, 07.17.11
173. Dance Through Time by Lynn Kurland, 07.18.11
174. The Main Attraction by Jayne Ann Krentz, 07.19.11
175. Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward, 07.21.11
176. The Pagan Stone by Nora Roberts, 07.22.11
177. Nocturne by Syrie James, 07.22.11
178. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier, 07.23.11
179. Jacob by Jacquelyn Frank, 07.24.11
180. Heaven and Earth by Nora Roberts, 07.25.11
181. The Mistress by Susan Wiggs, 07.26.11
182. Yours For Eternity Anthology, 07.27.11
183. Burn by Linda Howard, 07.27.11
184. The Reluctant Vampire by Lynsay Sands, 07.28.11
185. Face the Fire by Nora Roberts, 07.28.11
186. Bite Anthology, 07.29.11
187. The Firebrand by Susan Wiggs, 07.30.11
188. Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer, 07.30.11
189. The Sari Shop Widow by Shobhan Bantwal, 07.31.11
190. One Night With You by Sophie Jordan, 08.01.11
191. Smokin' Seventeen by Janet Evanovitch, 08.02.11
192. The Rest Falls Away by Colleen Geason, 08.02.11
193. The Price of Blasphemy by A. Virginian, 08.03.11
194. The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan, 08.03.11
195. Blood of an Angel by Anya Bast, 08.03.11
196. One Night for Love by Mary Balogh, 08.04.11
197. Ghost Story by Jim Butcher, 08.06.11
198. The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook, 08.07.11
199. A Secret Affair by Mary Balogh, 08.08.11
200. A Duty to the Dead by Charles Todd, 08.09.11


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Joann | 973 comments Name Challenge Spreadsheet

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?k...


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Joann | 973 comments Read-the-Month Italian Edition: GIUGNO (June)

Duration: June 1, 2011 - June 30, 2011

6/6 Read Challenge Complete 06.17.11


G: Goddess of the Sea by P.C. Cast, 06.05.11 ★★★★
I: Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews, 06.15.11 ★★★★★
U: Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger, 06.04.11 ★★★
G: The Princess Bride by William Goldman, 06.14.11 ★★★
N: Notorious Pleasures by Elizabeth Hoyt, 06.10.11 ★★★
O: Of Blood and Honey by Stina Licht, 06.17.11 ★★★


Goddess of the Sea (Goddess Summoning, #1) by P.C. Cast Magic Strikes (Kate Daniels, #3) by Ilona Andrews Beautiful Lies (Ridley Jones, #1) by Lisa Unger The Princess Bride  by William Goldman Notorious Pleasures (Maiden Lane, #2) by Elizabeth Hoyt Of Blood and Honey (The Fey and the Fallen, #1) by Stina Leicht


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Joann | 973 comments SOS Cover Hunt Challenge

Duration: 6/1 - 6/30/11

2/2 Read Challenge Complete 06.08.11

Cover Art Hunt

COLOR (purple):
The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton, 06.08.11 ★★★★
ITEM #1 (male character): Changes by Jim Butcher, 06.03.11 ★★★★★

The Killing Dance (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #6) by Laurell K. Hamilton Changes (The Dresden Files, #12) by Jim Butcher


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Joann | 973 comments SOS Genre Juice Mini-Challenge
I want an ice cream, it's summer!

Duration: 6/1 - 6/30/11

3/3 Read Challenge Complete 06.12.11

Genre Juice Flavors

√1. PNR -or- UF:
Changes by Jim Butcher, 06.03.11 ★★★★★
√2. DEMONS: White Witch, Black Curse by Kim Harrison, 06.12.11 ★★★★★
3. (Purple cover): The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton, 06.08.11 ★★★★

Changes (The Dresden Files, #12) by Jim Butcher White Witch, Black Curse (The Hollows, #7) by Kim Harrison The Killing Dance (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #6) by Laurell K. Hamilton


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Joann | 973 comments RRRC I Need A Vacation Quarterly Challenge

Duration: June 5, 2011 through September 5, 2011

10/10 Read Challenge Complete 07.27.11


1. Island Hopping: Dance Upon the Air by Nora Roberts, 06.27.11 ★★★★
2. Road Trip with the Kids: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare, 07.15.11 ★★★★
3. Ski Trip: (Snow on cover) Nocturne by Syrie James, 07.22.11 ★★★
4. Tourist Trap: (Different country) Married By Morning by Lisa Kleypas, 07.03.11 ★★★★
5. Camping Out: (Western theme) Come the Spring by Julie Garwood, 06.20.11 ★★★★
6. Amusement Park: (Funny book) Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovitch, 07.04.11 ★★★★
7. Vegas Baby!: (#5 or #1) Goddess of the Sea by P.C. Cast, 06.05.11 ★★★★
8. Cruise Ship: Burn by Linda Howard, 07.27.11 ★★★
9. Relaxing Day at Home: Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward, 07.21.11 ★★★★
10. Romantic Getaway: Scandal in Spring by Lisa Kleypas, 06.12.11 ★★★★★



Dance Upon the Air (Three Sisters Island, #1) by Nora Roberts City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments #1) by Cassandra Clare Nocturne by Syrie James Married By Morning (The Hathaways, #4) by Lisa Kleypas Come the Spring (Rose, #5) by Julie Garwood Sizzling Sixteen (Stephanie Plum, #16) by Janet Evanovich Goddess of the Sea (Goddess Summoning, #1) by P.C. Cast Burn by Linda Howard Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #9) by J.R. Ward Scandal in Spring (Wallflowers, #4) by Lisa Kleypas


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Joann | 973 comments update message 76

SOS Fantasy Baseball Challenge

Duration: April 1, 2011 - September 30, 2011

9/9 Read Challenge Complete 07.30.11

Trilogy #1: Sign of Seven Trilogy by Nora Roberts

1. Blood Brothers, 05.24.11 ★★★★★
2. The Hollow, 07.16.11 ★★★★
3. The Pagan Stone, 07.22.11 ★★★★

Blood Brothers (Sign of Seven, #1) by Nora Roberts The Hollow (Sign of Seven, #2) by Nora Roberts The Pagan Stone (Sign of Seven, #3) by Nora Roberts

Trilogy #2: Chicago Fire Trilogy by Susan Wiggs
1. The Hostage, 06.22.11 ★★★
2. The Mistress, 07.26.11 ★★★
3. The Firebrand, 07.30.11 ★★★★

The Hostage (Great Chicago Fire Trilogy #1) by Susan Wiggs The Mistress (Great Chicago Fire Trilogy, #2) by Susan Wiggs The Firebrand (Great Chicago Fire Trilogy #3) by Susan Wiggs

Trilogy #3: Three Sisters Island by Nora Roberts
1. Dance Upon the Air, 06.27.11 ★★★★
2. Heaven and Earth, 07.25.11 ★★★
3. Face the Fire, 07.28.11 ★★★★★

Dance Upon the Air (Three Sisters Island, #1) by Nora Roberts Heaven and Earth (Three Sisters Island, #2) by Nora Roberts Face the Fire (Three Sisters Island, #3) by Nora Roberts


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Joann | 973 comments RRRC READ-THE-SEASON SUMMER CHALLENGE: E-S-T-A-T-E

Duration: June 21, 2011 - September 22, 2011

6/6 Read Challenge Complete 07.17.11


E: Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovitch, 07.04.11 ★★★★
S: Night Embrace by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 06.25.11 ★★★★
T: Twilight Memories by Maggie Shayne, 06.27.11 ★★★
A: Bitten by Kelley Armstrong, 06.26.11 ★★★
T: Tempting the Beast by Lora Leigh, 06.21.11 ★★★★
E: Eternal Prey by Nina Bangs, 07.17.11 ★★★★


Sizzling Sixteen (Stephanie Plum, #16) by Janet Evanovich Night Embrace (Dark-Hunter, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Twilight Memories (Wings in the Night, #2) (Silhouette Shadows #30) by Maggie Shayne Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong Tempting the Beast (Breeds, #1)  by Lora Leigh Eternal Prey (Gods of the Night, #3) by Nina Bangs


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Joann | 973 comments RRRC Read-the-Month Italian Edition L-U-G-L-I-O (July)

Duration: July 1, 2011 - July 31, 2011

6/6 Read Challenge Complete 07.14.11


L: Married By Morning by Lisa Kleypas, 07.03.11 ★★★★
U: Unseen by Rachel Caine, 07.11.11 ★★
G: Goddess of Spring by P.C. Cast, 07.14.11 ★★★★
L: Burnt Offerings by Laurell K. Hamilton, 07.07.11 ★★★★
I: Against All Odds by Irene Hannon, 07.08.11 ★★★
O: On Dangerous Ground by Jack Higgins, 07.10.11 ★★★


Married By Morning (The Hathaways, #4) by Lisa Kleypas Unseen (Outcast Season, #3) by Rachel Caine Goddess of Spring (Goddess Summoning, #2) by P.C. Cast Burnt Offerings (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #7) by Laurell K. Hamilton Against All Odds (Heroes of Quantico, #1) by Irene Hannon On Dangerous Ground by Jack Higgins


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