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Rosina | 1610 comments Challenges and books read for 2012


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Rosina | 1610 comments NBRC - Decades Challenge 11-11-11 to 12-12-12
13/75 read

2003 3/3
1) Dance with The Devil by Sherrilyn Kenyon
2) Night Embrace by Sherrilyn Kenyon
3) Ill Wind by Rachel Caine
Dance with the Devil (Dark-Hunter, #4; Were-Hunter, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Night Embrace (Dark-Hunter, #3) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Ill Wind (Weather Warden, #1) by Rachel Caine


2004 2/4
1) Seize the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon
2) Heat Stroke by Rachel Caine
3) Kiss of the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon
4) Night Play by Sherrilyn Kenyon

2005 0/5
1) Sins of the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon
2) 4th of July by James Patterson
3) Unleash the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon
4) Chill Factor by Rachel Caine
5) Windfall by Rachel Caine


2006 0/6
1) The 5th Horseman by James Patterson
2) Dark Side of the Moon by Sherrilyn Kenyon
3) Queen of Babble by Meg Cabot
4) Lover Eternal by J R Ward
5) Lover Awakened by J R Ward
6) Firestorm by Rachel Caine


2007 0/7
1) The Dream Hunter by Sherrilyn Kenyon
2) The 6th Target by James Patterson
3) Fear the Darkness by Sherrilyn kenyon
4) Queen of Babble in the Big City by Meg Cabot
5) Lover Revealed by J R Ward
6) Lover Unbound by J R Ward
7) Thin Air by Rachel Caine


2008 2/8
1) 7th Heaven by James Patterson
2) Bone by Bone by Carol O'Connell
3) Queen of Babble Gets Hitched by Meg Cabot
4) Lover Enshrined by J R Ward
5) One Foot in the Grave by Jeanine Frost
6) Gale Force by Rachel Caine
7) Dream Chaser by Sherrilyn Kenyon
8) Acheron by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Bone By Bone by Carol O'Connell

2009 3/9
1) The 8th Confession by James Patterson
2) Bad moon rising by Sherrilyn Kenyon
3) Under the Dome by Stephen King
4) Lover Avenged by J R Ward
5) A little Big Life: A memoir of a Joyful Dog by Dean Koontz
6) At Grave's End by Jeanine Frost
7) Destined for an Early Grave by Jeanine Frost
8) Ghostland by Jory Strong
9) Spider Touched by Jory Strong
A Big Little Life A Memoir of a Joyful Dog by Dean Koontz


2010 2/10
1) Healer's Choice by Jory Strong
2) Unholy Ghosts by Stacia Kane
3) Unholy Magic by Stacia Kane
4) City of Ghosts by Stacia Kane
5) No mercy by Sherrilyn Kenyon
6) The Lake of Dreams by Kim Edwards
7) Triple Cross by Mark T sullivan
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The Lake of Dreams by Kim Edwards Triple Cross by Mark T. Sullivan

2011 1/11
1) 11/22/63 by Stephen King
2) Exit the Actress by Priya Parmar
3) This Side of the Grave by Jeanine Frost
4) One Grave at Time by Jeanine Frost
5) Retribution by Sherrilyn Kenyon
6) The Guardian by Sherrilyn Kenyon
7) Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
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Rosina | 1610 comments Seven Deadly Sins
Are you headin' to "Hell in a Hand Basket" or "Keepin' to the Straight and Narrow" or a bit of both?

Duration:
☑ 3-4 books per sin = 21-28 books = 12 months
June 1/11-May 31/12


9/32 completed

Gluttony
Over-indulgence: Hell in a Hand Basket
1: Punishment: Forced to eat rats, toads & snakes - Book you have been "forced" to read
(ie: peer-pressure, time constraints, etc)The Good, the Bad, and the Undead
2: Book in a series you "just can't get enough of"Passion Unleashed
Restraint: Keepin' to the Straight & Narrow
3: Orange - book with an orange cover Lover Revealed
4: Book in a series you put off until you had every book in the series before startingThe Way of Shadows
The Good, the Bad, and the Undead (The Hollows, #2) by Kim Harrison Passion Unleashed (Demonica, #3) by Larissa Ione Lover Revealed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #4) by J.R. Ward The Way of Shadows (Night Angel, #1) by Brent Weeks

Lust
Desire: Hell in a Hand Basket
1: Punishment: smothered in fire and brimstone - Book with "fire" in the title or on the cover Fire
2: Book with a character or cover dude/ette you "lust" after Eternal Rider
Self-Control: Keepin' to the Straight & Narrow
3: Blue - book with a blue cover Lover Eternal
4: YA book with G-level romanceGraceling
Fire (The Seven Kingdoms, #2) by Kristin Cashore Eternal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #1) by Larissa Ione Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #2) by J.R. Ward Graceling (The Seven Kingdoms, #1) by Kristin Cashore

Greed
Desire for material/wealth: Hell in a Hand Basket
1: Punishment: Put in a cauldron of boiling oil - Book with a cauldron on the cover or a story about witchesVisions of Magic
2: Book with a wealthy characterThe Outlaw Demon Wails
Generosity: Keepin' to the Straight & Narrow
3: Yellow - book with a yellow cover A Fistful of Charms
4: Book with a character who helps others (ie: cop, military, doctor, teacher, etc)Iron Kissed
Visions of Magic (Awakening, #1) by Regan Hastings The Outlaw Demon Wails (Rachel Morgan/The Hollows, #6) by Kim Harrison A Fistful of Charms (The Hollows, #4) by Kim Harrison Iron Kissed (Mercedes Thompson, #3) by Patricia Briggs

Wrath
Anger: Hell in a Hand Basket
1: Punishment: Dismembered alive - Book with body "parts" on the cover (ie: just an arm and a leg or head showing, etc)Every Which Way But Dead
2: Book with hero/ine who's "angry" and fights enemies of his/her kind Destined for an Early Grave
Kindness: Keepin' to the Straight & Narrow
3: Red - book with a red coverDark Lover
4: Book with a "savior" hero/ine Nightkeepers
Every Which Way But Dead (The Hollows, #3) by Kim Harrison Destined for an Early Grave (Night Huntress, #4) by Jeaniene Frost Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #1) by J.R. Ward Nightkeepers (Nightkeepers, #1) by Jessica Andersen

Envy
Jealousy: Hell in a Hand Basket
1: Punishment: Put in freezing water - book with "ice" in the title Caressed By Ice
2: Book you saw a friend reading and wished you had read it firstAt Grave's End
Sympathy: Keepin' to the Straight & Narrow
3: Green - book with a green coverWhite Witch, Black Curse
4: Book you received as a gift, from the library or otherwise loaned to youFor a Few Demons More
Caressed By Ice (Psy-Changeling, #3) by Nalini Singh At Grave's End (Night Huntress, #3) by Jeaniene Frost White Witch, Black Curse (The Hollows, #7) by Kim Harrison For a Few Demons More (The Hollows, #5) by Kim Harrison

Pride
High Self-Regard: Hell in a Hand Basket
1: Punishment: Broken on the wheel - Book with a wheel on the cover or "broken" in the titleOne Foot in the Grave
2: Book with a dominant male characterStorm Front
Modest/Humble: Keepin' to the Straight & Narrow
3: Violet - book with a purple coverEcstasy Unveiled
4: Book set in the 1920-50's -OR- book with a struggling character (ie: Chess in "Downside" series)Unholy Ghosts
One Foot in the Grave (Night Huntress, #2) by Jeaniene Frost Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher Ecstasy Unveiled (Demonica, #4) by Larissa Ione Unholy Ghosts (Downside Ghosts, #1) by Stacia Kane

Sloth
Laziness: Hell in a Hand Basket
1: Punishment: Thrown in a pit of snakes - Book with a reptile on the cover Love in the Time of Dragons
2: Book that was recommended, but you've been putting off reading "just because"Fool Moon
Active/Enthusiastic: Keeping to the Straight & Narrow
3: Light Blue - light blue cover (as long as it's not "dark" blue, it'll be acceptable)Lover Awakened
4: Book with a strong human heroine Halfway to the Grave
Love in the Time of Dragons (Light Dragons, #1) by Katie MacAlister Fool Moon (The Dresden Files #2) by Jim Butcher Lover Awakened (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #3) by J.R. Ward Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, #1) by Jeaniene Frost


Bonus Option
Read one book from any of the following:
(1) a book that has one of the following in the title: SEVEN, DEADLY or SIN or any variation (ie: dead, death, sinfully, etc)Sin Undone
(2) a book in any "Deadly Sins" or "Sins" series, there is one by Allison Brennan, Robin Wasserman and Erin McCarthyOriginal Sin
(3) Gena Showalter's "Lords of the Underworld" are all Keepers of a specific demon. Read any book in this series who's main character is the keeper of one of these "demons" is acceptableThe Darkest Passion
(4) J.R. Ward's "The Fallen Angels" which are based on the seven sins.Covet

Sin Undone (Demonica, #5) by Larissa Ione Original Sin (The Seven Deadly Sins, #1) by Allison Brennan The Darkest Passion (Lords of the Underworld, #5) by Gena Showalter Covet (The Fallen Angels, #1) by J.R. Ward


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Rosina | 1610 comments Just found this post wondered where it had got to

I am going to have to update this over the next couple of weeks.


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Rosina | 1610 comments The Incredible Challenge Factory Scavenger Hunt Part IV

0/50 Items Found
9/1/12-12/31/12

1. Doctor
2. President
3. Dentist
4. Teacher
5. CEO
6. Soldier
7. Waitress
8. Librarian
9. Bartender
10. Receptonist
11. Costume
12. A Party
13. Witch
14. Candy
15. Jack-O-Lantern
16. Ghost
17. Black Cat
18. Full Moon
19. Spider
20. Tombstone
21. Changing Leaves
22. A Rake
23. Apple Cider
24. A Sweater
25. Corn
26. Turkey
27. A Harvest
28. Thanksgiving
29. Windy Weather
30. Football
31. Presents
32. Eggnog
33. Pine Tree
34. Fireplace
35. Stocking
36. Candy Cane
37. an Angel
38. Elf
39. Candles
40. Ribbons
41. Snowfall
42. Hot Chocolate
43. Winter Coat
44. Sleet
45. Scarf
46. A Sled
47. Snowman
48. The Flu, Flu Like Symptoms
49. Ice Skating
50. Snowmobile


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Rosina | 1610 comments The Lost Challenges
Team Challenge-Scavenger Hunt
R3: Team 1~ ONEderful Item Collectors

Items found:

0/32

People:
1. Child
2. Celebrity
3. Healer
4. Warrior
5. Couple
6. Single Male
7. Single Female
8. Non-human

Places:
1. Open Space
2. Metropolitan Area
3. Famous Landmark
4. Mountains/ cliff
5. Shore line
6. Road
7. Bar/Pub
8. Forest

Things:
1. Blood
2. Wheel
3. Bed
4. Wing
5. Glitter
6. Bag
7. Stairs
8. Smoke

Colors:
1. Red
2. Orange
3. Yellow
4. Blue
5. Purple
6. White
7. Black
8. Green


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