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message 1: by Angelique (last edited May 29, 2011 05:48PM) (new)

Angelique Anderson | 167 comments Mod
1. Read the book that is fifth on your to-read list, or a number on your to-read list that consists of all fives & zeros(i.e. 5, 50, 55, 500, 505, 550).
2. Read a book with a colorful cover.
3. Read a book on your to-read list that you've been avoiding, or that keeps getting pushed back for whatever reason.
4. Read a book with some breed of feline in it. The cats do not have to be essential to the plot, but they should make more than one appearance in the book.
5. Read a book with a title that has five words.
6. Read a book by the third author on you're to-read list (check to see what the third book on your to-read list is, and read a book by it's author).
7. Read a book on your to-read that was published sometime before 2006.
8. Your pick.

BONUS: Read a book with set in Mexico, a book with Hispanic lead character, or any book you feel honors Cinco de Mayo.


message 2: by Carolyn F. (new)

Carolyn F. I'm in!


message 3: by Sofia (last edited May 31, 2011 10:37AM) (new)

Sofia (sofiad) 1. City of Fallen Angels, Cassandra Clare
2. City of Glass, Cassandra Clare
3. White Oleander, Janet Fitch
4. Read a book with some breed of feline in it. The cats do not have to be essential to the plot, but they should make more than one appearance in the book.
5. The Viscount Who Loved Me, Julia Quinn
6. Clockwork Angel, Cassandra Clare
7. The Eyre Affair, Jasper Fforde
8. Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro

BONUS: Read a book with set in Mexico, a book with Hispanic lead character, or any book you feel honors Cinco de Mayo.

Extra:
Ljusets dotter, Elisabet Nemert
Scorpia Rising, Anthony Horowitz
Lost in a Good Book, Jasper Fforde


message 4: by Sarah (last edited May 18, 2011 08:17AM) (new)

Sarah (sarahdaviswrites) I hope I don't fail like I did last month.


1. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
2. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
3. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
4. ?
5. Brave New Worlds: Dystopian Stories edited by John Joseph Adams
6. Going Bovine by Libba Bray
7. Stardust by Neil Gaiman
8. American Gods by Neil Gaiman (Currently Reading)

Bonus: ?

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova Brave New Worlds by John Joseph Adams Going Bovine by Libba Bray Stardust by Neil Gaiman American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Extra:
Atonement by Ian McEwan


message 5: by Heather (last edited May 05, 2011 07:05AM) (new)

Heather (luvmy4brats)


BOOK 1: Messenger by Lois Lowry ~ Finished 05/05

BOOK 2: Read a book with a colorful cover.

BOOK 3: The Giver by Lois Lowry ~ Finished 05/03

BOOK 4: Read a book with some breed of feline in it. The cats do not have to be essential to the plot, but they should make more than one appearance in the book.

BOOK 5: Read a book with a title that has five words.

BOOK 6: Read a book by the third author on you're to-read list (check to see what the third book on your to-read list is, and read a book by it's author).

BOOK 7: Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry ~ Finished 05/04

BOOK 8: Your pick.

BONUS: Read a book with set in Mexico, a book with Hispanic lead character, or any book you feel honors Cinco de Mayo.

Messenger (The Giver, #3) by Lois Lowry The Giver (The Giver, #1) by Lois Lowry Gathering Blue (The Giver, #2) by Lois Lowry


message 6: by N.L. (new)

N.L. Riviezzo (nlriviezzo) I'm in although my book for #5 also qualifies for the Bonus book....


message 7: by Misty (last edited May 27, 2011 09:37AM) (new)

Misty Vauble (mistyd107) Book 1:Angry Housewives Eating BonBons- Lorna Landvik
Book 2:The Flipside of Here(Charybdis, Bk 5)-KA Thompson
Book 3:Rainwater-Sandra Brown
Book 4:Spying in High Heels(Maddie Springer, Bk 1)-Gemma Halliday
Book 5:
Book 6:
Book 7:
Book 8:


message 8: by Angela (last edited May 26, 2011 03:39PM) (new)

Angela (angieerickson) | 31 comments 100 books in 2011 - May Challenge




1. Garden of Dreams, Sandy Lynn MAY 9/2011
2. Peeps, Scott Westerfeld MAY 23/2011
3. Awaken to Pleasure, Nalini Singh MAY 25/2011
4. City of Demons, Richelle Mead MAY 25/2011
5. Two Men and a Lady (Prequel), Brit M MAY 13/2011
6. Questionable Client, Ilona Andrews MAY 21/2011
7. Blood Lite, Dakota Cassidy MAY 16/2011
8. Tied and True, Marie Harte MAY 14/2011
BONUS: Magic Burns, Ilona Andrews MAY 22/2011

Amorous Passageways - The Hanging Gardens of Babylon Garden of Dreams by Sandy Lynn Peeps (Peeps #1) by Scott Westerfeld Awaken To Pleasure (Silhouette Desire No. 1602) by Nalini Singh Eternal Lover by Hannah Howell Two Men and a Lady Prequel by Brit M Dark and Stormy Knights by P.N. Elrod Tied and True by Marie Harte Blood Lite by Dakota Cassidy Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2) by Ilona Andrews


message 9: by Daria (last edited May 22, 2011 07:28PM) (new)

Daria (dariadee)

1. Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
2. Tempest Rising by Tracy Deebs
3. As You Wish by Jackson Pearce
4. The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson
5. Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick
6. Paper Towns by John Green
7. 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson
8. Where She Went by Gayle Forman

BONUS: Read a book with set in Mexico, a book with Hispanic lead character, or any book you feel honors Cinco de Mayo.


message 10: by Chad (last edited May 29, 2011 09:32AM) (new)

Chad










1. Kate Sherwood -Shying Away

2. Sherryl Woods -Driftwood Cottage

3. Brenda Jackson - The Chase Is On

4. Lilian Jackson Braun - The Cat Who Had 60 Whiskers

5. Jamie Freeman - The Marriage of True Minds

6. Stephani Hecht - Double Shot Cappuccino

7. Brenda Jackson - Jared's Counterfeit Fiancee

8. D.J. Manly - Blood Pond

BONOUS: Read a book with set in Mexico, a book with Hispanic lead character, or any book you feel honors Cinco de Mayo.


message 11: by Sheila (last edited Jun 04, 2011 03:10PM) (new)

Sheila | 20 comments Here's my list but I will be on vacation and don't know how much I'll get done:

1. Read the book that is fifth on your to-read list, or a number on your to-read list that consists of all fives & zeros(i.e. 5, 50, 55, 500, 505, 550).

2. Read a book with a colorful cover--The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender--finished 5/24/11

3. Read a book on your to-read list that you've been avoiding, or that keeps getting pushed back for whatever reason--No Good Deed by Lynn Lorenz--finished 5/28/11

4. Read a book with some breed of feline in it. The cats do not have to be essential to the plot, but they should make more than one appearance in the book.

5. Read a book with a title that has five words.

6. Read a book by the third author on you're to-read list (check to see what the third book on your to-read list is, and read a book by it's author).

7. Read a book on your to-read that was published sometime before 2006--Too Many Cooks by Rex Stout-finihsed 6/4/11

8. Your pick--Arthur and George by Julian Barnes--finished 5/7/11

9. Ranger's Apprentice 10: The Emperor of Nihon-Ja by John Fletcher--finished 5/20/11
BONUS: Read a book with set in Mexico, a book with Hispanic lead character, or any book you feel honors Cinco de Mayo.

Well, I only got 4 books done this month. Disney World is not conducive to reading. I'll try again next month.


message 12: by Jessica (BookRockGoddess) (last edited May 28, 2011 05:12PM) (new)

Jessica (BookRockGoddess) Bolton (bookrockgodess) I am in for this month:


1. Read the book that is 5:White Cat5/3/11

2. Read colorful cover:Frost Kisses5/3/11

3. Read a book on your to-read list that you've been avoiding: Three Quarters Dead5/2/11

4. Read a book with some breed of feline in it. The cats do not have to be essential to the plot, but they should make more than one appearance in the book.White Cat5/3/11

5. Five word title:The Dark and Hollow Places5/15/11

6. Read a book by the third author on you're to-read list:Beyond the Highland Mist5/24/11

7. Read a book published sometime before 2006 Life As We Knew It(first published December 31st 2005)5/25/11

8. Your pick:City of Fallen Angels5/8/11

BONUS: Read a book with set in Mexico, a book with Hispanic lead character, or any book you feel honors Cinco de Mayo. The Dead and the Gone5/27/11

Three Quarters Dead by Richard Peck White Cat (Curse Workers, #1) by Holly Black Frost Kisses (Frost #4) by Kailin Gow City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4) by Cassandra Clare White Cat (Curse Workers, #1) by Holly Black The Dark and Hollow Places (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #3) by Carrie Ryan Beyond the Highland Mist (Highlander, #1) by Karen Marie Moning Life As We Knew It (Last Survivors, #1) by Susan Beth Pfeffer The Dead and the Gone (Last Survivors, #2) by Susan Beth Pfeffer


message 13: by Angelique (new)

Angelique Anderson | 167 comments Mod
yes it can be a shifter


message 14: by Karis (YA Litwit) (last edited May 22, 2011 08:57PM) (new)

Karis (YA Litwit) Jacobstein (YALitwit) 1. Read the book that is fifth on your to-read list, or a number on your to-read list that consists of all fives & zeros- #50 Shine by Lauren Myracle
2. Read a book with a colorful cover. My Fair Godmother by Janette Rallison
3. Read a book on your to-read list that you've been avoiding, or that keeps getting pushed back for whatever reason. Nightshade by Andrea Cremer
4. Read a book with some breed of feline in it. The cats do not have to be essential to the plot, but they should make more than one appearance in the book. Hmmm....
5. Read a book with a title that has five words. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
6. Read a book by the third author on you're to-read list (check to see what the third book on your to-read list is, and read a book by it's author). Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
7. Read a book on your to-read that was published sometime before 2006. Disney after Dark by Ridley Pearson
8. Your pick. Hereafter by Tara Hudson

BONUS: Read a book with set in Mexico, a book with Hispanic lead character, or any book you feel honors Cinco de Mayo. The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Shine by Lauren Myracle My Fair Godmother (My Fair Godmother, #1) by Janette Rallison Nightshade (Nightshade, #1) by Andrea Cremer Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins Beauty Queens by Libba Bray Disney after Dark (Kingdom Keepers Series #1) by Ridley Pearson Hereafter (Hereafter, #1) by Tara Hudson The Dead and the Gone (Last Survivors, #2) by Susan Beth Pfeffer


message 15: by N.L. (new)

N.L. Riviezzo (nlriviezzo) 2/9 Read

5Incarceron
ColorfulSavage Nature
Ignored & NeglectedThe Forest of Hands and Teeth
FelineTempting the Beast
5 WordsThe Better Part of Darkness
Third AuthorMy Blood Approves
Pre-2006Dangerous Girls
Reader's ChoiceRiding the Storm
BonusMidnight Brunch at Casa Dracula


message 16: by Lily (last edited May 13, 2011 08:21PM) (new)

Lily (lilithesque) May Challenge:

2/9 Complete

1. TBR 5, 50 etc.: Spectre(5)

2. Colorful cover: River Marked *****

3. From TBR list that you've been avoiding, or that keeps getting pushed back: and Falling, Fly

4. Cat/Feline: Discord's Apple (Hera) ***

5. 5 word title: My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding

6. by the third author on TBR list: Tangled Threads

7. published before 2006: Dreams Underfoot

8. Your pick: Mona Lisa Eclipsing Now Reading

BONUS: Set in Mexico: Shady Lady

Spectre (Zoe Martinique #2) by Phaedra Weldon River Marked (Mercedes Thompson, #6) by Patricia Briggs and Falling, Fly by Skyler White Discord's Apple by Carrie Vaughn My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding (Includes Dark-Hunter, #9.1; Sookie Stackhouse, #6.1) by P.N. Elrod Tangled Threads (Elemental Assassin, #4) by Jennifer Estep Dreams Underfoot (Newford Book 1)  by Charles de Lint Mona Lisa Eclipsing (Monère Children of the Moon, #7) by Sunny Shady Lady (Corine Solomon, #3) by Ann Aguirre


message 17: by Alison (new)

Alison Forde Hi, I just joined. Can some one tell me how you get the scored through effect on your Monthly challenge list?


message 18: by Carolyn F. (new)

Carolyn F. In the "comment" box below you, on the top right corner of the box there's "add book/author" and "(some html is ok)". Click the "(some html is ok)" and it will show you how to do it. When I try ti type it out, I just end up striking my own type.


message 19: by Alison (new)

Alison Forde Carolyn F. wrote: "In the "comment" box below you, on the top right corner of the box there's "add book/author" and "(some html is ok)". Click the "(some html is ok)" and it will show you how to do it. When I try t..."

Thanks Caroline! Will give it a go.


message 20: by N.L. (new)

N.L. Riviezzo (nlriviezzo) 9/9 Read Done!

5Incarceron
ColorfulGrave Secret
Ignored & NeglectedThe Forest of Hands and Teeth
FelineSavage Nature
5 WordsThe Better Part of Darkness
Third AuthorMy Blood Approves
Pre-2006Tempting the Beast
Reader's ChoiceRiding the Storm
BonusMidnight Brunch at Casa Dracula


message 21: by Lily (last edited May 28, 2011 10:54AM) (new)

Lily (lilithesque) May Challenge:

5/9 Complete

1. TBR 5, 50 etc.: Spectre(5)

2. Colorful cover: River Marked *****

3. From TBR list that you've been avoiding, or that keeps getting pushed back: Voices of Dragons 5/17 ***

4. Cat/Feline: Discord's Apple (Hera) ***

5. 5 word title: My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding

6. by the third author on TBR list: Tangled Threads

7. published before 2006: Dreams Underfoot

8. Your pick: Mona Lisa Eclipsing 5/13 ***

BONUS: Set in Mexico: Shady Lady ****

Spectre (Zoe Martinique #2) by Phaedra Weldon River Marked (Mercedes Thompson, #6) by Patricia Briggs Voices of Dragons by Carrie Vaughn Discord's Apple by Carrie Vaughn My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding (Includes Dark-Hunter, #9.1; Sookie Stackhouse, #6.1) by P.N. Elrod Tangled Threads (Elemental Assassin, #4) by Jennifer Estep Dreams Underfoot (Newford Book 1)  by Charles de Lint Mona Lisa Eclipsing (Monère Children of the Moon, #7) by Sunny Shady Lady (Corine Solomon, #3) by Ann Aguirre


message 22: by Angela (new)

Angela (angieerickson) | 31 comments 100 books in 2011 - May Challenge DONE




1. Garden of Dreams, Sandy Lynn MAY 9/2011
2. Peeps, Scott Westerfeld MAY 23/2011
3. Awaken to Pleasure, Nalini Singh MAY 25/2011
4. City of Demons, Richelle Mead MAY 25/2011
5. Two Men and a Lady (Prequel), Brit M MAY 13/2011
6. Questionable Client, Ilona Andrews MAY 21/2011
7. Blood Lite, Dakota Cassidy MAY 16/2011
8. Tied and True, Marie Harte MAY 14/2011
BONUS: Magic Burns, Ilona Andrews MAY 22/2011

Amorous Passageways - The Hanging Gardens of Babylon Garden of Dreams by Sandy Lynn Peeps (Peeps #1) by Scott Westerfeld Awaken To Pleasure (Silhouette Desire No. 1602) by Nalini Singh Eternal Lover by Hannah Howell Two Men and a Lady Prequel by Brit M Dark and Stormy Knights by P.N. Elrod Tied and True by Marie Harte Blood Lite by Dakota Cassidy Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2) by Ilona Andrews


Jessica (BookRockGoddess) Bolton (bookrockgodess) Jessica (Rhayne Vhexus/Vhiper) wrote: "I am in for this month:


1. Read the book that is 5:White Cat5/3/11

2. Read colorful cover:Frost Kisses5/3/11

3. Read a book on your to-read list that you'..."


I am Done!!!!!!!!!!!!!


message 24: by Carolyn F. (last edited Jun 03, 2011 05:35PM) (new)

Carolyn F. 6/9

1. Read the book that is fifth on your to-read list, or a number on your to-read list that consists of all fives & zeros(i.e. 5, 50, 55, 500, 505, 550). NONE
2. Read a book with a colorful cover. Dead Reckoning
3. Read a book on your to-read list that you've been avoiding, or that keeps getting pushed back for whatever reason. The Calling
4. Read a book with some breed of feline in it. The cats do not have to be essential to the plot, but they should make more than one appearance in the book. Shockball
5. Read a book with a title that has five words.NONE
6. Read a book by the third author on you're to-read list (check to see what the third book on your to-read list is, and read a book by it's author). NONE
7. Read a book on your to-read that was published sometime before 2006. Guilty Pleasures
8. Your pick. Shakespeare's Christmas

BONOUS: Read a book with set in Mexico, a book with Hispanic lead character, or any book you feel honors Cinco de Mayo. Hell Fire


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