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message 1: by Raine (last edited Jul 25, 2011 11:05AM) (new)

Raine | 177 comments The RRRC Cocktails Challenge
Duration: Jul 15, 2011 – Jun 30, 2012
Schwasted: 1 / 25 Completed

I haven't chosen all my books and I'll post as I go.

A book selected by location
1. Wine of choice - set in a Vineyard in California – The Villa by Nora Roberts
2. Mojito – a book set in Latin America or Cuba, or has a Latino character
3. Tennessee Cowboy – a book set in one of the southern states of USA, or with a cowboy as main character.
4. Tequila Sunrise – a book that takes place in Mexico or south-west USA (west Texas to San Diego) or has the sun on the cover
5. Rob Roy – a book set in Scotland, has a Scottish character, or the main character is an outlaw/rebel
6. Manhattan – a book set in New York or shows a man with a hat on the cover
7. Long Island Ice Tea – a book set in (on?) Long Island, or a ‘long’ book (over 450 pages)
8. Bay Breeze – a book set in San Francisco or San Diego, or a book where the characters sail or travel on boats/ships (including space ships)
9. Rusty Nail – a book that has an H/h who is a builder/mechanic Blood Bound (Mercedes Thompson, #2) by Patricia Briggs
10. Rum Runner – a book that takes place in the Caribbean, deals with smuggling or import-export or has a H/h that is a fitness fanatic.
11. Jägerbomb – a book that takes place in Germany
12. White Russian – a book set in Eastern Europe or has a predominantly white cover
13. Mint Julep – a book set in Virginia The Awakening and The Struggle (The Vampire Diaries, #1-2) by L.J. Smith

A book by theme
14. Bloody Mary – suspense/horror, kick-ass heroine. 15. Virgin Bloody Mary (for the teetotalers) – H/h is a virgin or book has a red cover
16. Cosmo (ala Sex in the City) Chick lit - The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella Finished 07/24/2011
17. Martini (shaken not stirred) – Spy, Special Ops, Undercover agent, romantic suspense (you get the idea…)
18.Sex on the Beach – Erotica or a book set on a beach or beach on the cover
19. Salty Dog – H/h is a pirate, the book is set on ship/boat or H/h has a dog companion
20. 7&7 – 7th in series Lover Avenged (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #7) by J.R. Ward
21. Lemon Drop – a book with an acerbic/sarcastic H/h or with a yellow cover
22. Snakebite – a vampire book, a book that has a snake in it, or has a character that is sneaky
23. Kamikaze – a book with a ‘daredevil’ type character or a character set at self destruct, or a book set in Japan
24. Zombie – a zombie book or a book where a character is/has been in a coma or is/was knocked unconscious.
25. Flaming Lamborghini – a book with the words ‘flame’, ‘burn’, ‘smoke’ or ‘fire’ in the title or a book with a character who is a dragon, demon or a professional driver


message 2: by Raine (last edited Jul 25, 2011 11:01AM) (new)

Raine | 177 comments A bit late, but I am going to try again. Finished 3/10

1. J is for July: The Black Angel by John Connolly
2. Happy Birthday, Jen! : The Probable Future by Alice Hoffman
3. Virginia. The Awakening and The Struggle by L.J. Smith
4. USA Independence Day (July 4): Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins finished 07/08 5* .
5. Bastille Day (July 14): The Woman in the Fifth by Douglas Kennedy
6. Life's a Beach: Baggage by Emily Barr
7. Parents' Day (July 24): Caught by Harlan Coben Finished 07/15 .
8. I Forgot Day (July 2): Wicked by Sara Shepard
9. International Joke Day (July 1): The Undomestic Goddess Finished 07/24
10. Reader's Choice: Bad Things by Michael Marshall

The Black Angel (Charlie Parker, #5) by John Connolly The Probable Future by Alice Hoffman The Awakening and The Struggle (The Vampire Diaries, #1-2) by L.J. Smith Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3) by Suzanne Collins The Woman in the Fifth by Douglas Kennedy Baggage by Emily Barr Caught by Harlan Coben Wicked (Pretty Little Liars, #5) by Sara Shepard The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella Bad Things by Michael Marshall Smith

message 3: by Raine (new)

Raine | 177 comments August's Monthly Challenge
RRBC Challenge duration: August 1 - August 31

Finished 0/10

1. "A" is for August: Read a book which title or authors name starts with "A". Full Moon Rising by Keri Arthur
2. Happy Birthday, Darien!: Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning
3. Geography: Two for the Dough by Janet Evanovich
4. Kiss and Make up Day: Kiss of Crimson by Lara Adrian
5. National Thriftshop Day:Mädchenmörder by Thea Dorn
6. Frankenstein Day: Ring by Koji Suzuki
7. Lazy Day: The Rest Falls Away by Colleen Gleason
8. Back to School: Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
9. Romance Awareness Month: The Hollow by Nora Roberts.
10. Reader's Choice: Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn

Full Moon Rising (Riley Jenson Guardian, #1) by Keri Arthur Bloodfever (Fever, #2) by Karen Marie Moning Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum, #2) by Janet Evanovich Kiss of Crimson (Midnight Breed, #2) by Lara Adrian Mädchenmörder by Thea Dorn Ring (Ring, #1) by Koji Suzuki The Rest Falls Away (Gardella Vampire Chronicles, #1) by Colleen Gleason Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1) by Rachel Hawkins The Hollow (Sign of Seven, #2) by Nora Roberts Kitty and the Midnight Hour (Kitty Norville, #1) by Carrie Vaughn

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