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message 1: by Vi (last edited May 25, 2012 05:24AM) (new)

Vi | 2012 comments 2012 May Monthly Challenge

This thread is for the participants to post their list and update their progress. The suggestions thread is located HERE.

Many Thanks to those who stop by the Suggestions Thread. Your help is very much appreciated!!

1. 'M' is for May: Read a book that starts with the letter 'M' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with the letter 'M'.

2. Happy Birthday! Read a book from a January birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours. If no one has the same letter, choose someone with the closest letter to yours alphabetically. May Birthday List.

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Ireland or a book that can be linked to Music, dance or poems (i.e the main character can be a dancer etc).

4. Cinco de Mayo (5 May): Read a book that has 5 words or is 5th in a series or takes place in Meixco.

5. May Day (May 1): Read a book that takes place in Summer or a book with flowers on the cover.

6. Recommitment Month: Read a book that you've given up on or give a second chance to the author.

7. Towel Day (25 May): Towel Day is celebrated as a tribute to Douglas Adams. Read any book by Douglas Adams or any science-fiction book.

8. Kentucky Derby: Read a book that has any horse race or a book that features horses prominently or a book that takes place in Kentucky.

9. Mother's Day: Read a book where the main character is a mother (single or expectant).

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice

Challenge Duration: May 1 to May 31, 2012

You can choose 3 , 5 , 8 or all 10 categories depending on your reading speed, books availability and/or time commitment.

When posting your challenge progress, please make sure to put the date/s when you finished your book/s.

Please repost your progress as it helps when updating.

Happy Reading Everyone!

June Monthly Challenge is up now! Here is the link!


message 2: by Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (last edited May 23, 2012 04:19PM) (new)

Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (Shuga) | 881 comments 1.M is for May: Matched, ally condie finished 05.13
2.Happy B-day,Cecilia May 11th: Kitty's Big Trouble, carrie vaughn
3.Geography,Ireland: The Deception of the Emerald Ring, lauren willig finished 05.22
4.Cinco de Mayo: Second Chance Pass, robyn carr (5th in series)
5.May Day: Summer Rental, marykay andrews
6.Recommitment Month: Dark Challenge, christine feehan
7.Towel Day: A Game of Thrones, george r r martin
8.Kentucky Derby Day: War Horse, michael morpurgo
9.Mother's Day: Murder Most Frothy, cleo coyle finished 05.16
10.Reader's Choice: Never Been Witched, annette blair


message 3: by Nicola (new)

Nicola | 644 comments I'm in. Off to plan my books.


message 4: by Rishika (new)

Rishika | 136 comments I am in, will be planning my books soon.


Susan (susayq ~) (susayq) | 496 comments I'm in!


message 6: by Laura (last edited May 03, 2012 03:02AM) (new)

Laura | 165 comments 1/3

1. 'M' is for May:

2. Happy Birthday!
10. Reader's Choice:Just the Sexiest Man Alive **** 03.05

Just the Sexiest Man Alive by Julie James


message 7: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 3932 comments RRRC May 2012 Monthly Challenge

0/8 Completed

1. M - Judy Mays - Sheala
2. Happy Birthday to Me :) - Kindling the Moon
3. Cinco de Mayo (5 May) - Hostage to Pleasure
4 Flowers on the cover - The Third Circle
5. Scifi - Rees
5. Kentucky Derby - Wolf Tracker
7. Mother's Day - Because Your Vampire Said So
8. Choice - A Brush of Darkness

Sheala (Celestial Passions, #2) by Judy Mays Kindling the Moon (Arcadia Bell, #1) by Jenn Bennett Hostage to Pleasure (Psy-Changeling, #5) by Nalini Singh The Third Circle (Arcane Society, #4) by Amanda Quick Rees (Tales of the Shareem, #1) by Allyson James Wolf Tracker (After the Crash #3) by Maddy Barone Because Your Vampire Said So (Broken Heart Vampires, #3) by Michele Bardsley A Brush of Darkness (Abby Sinclair, #1) by Allison Pang


message 8: by Penney (new)

Penney (pschoener) | 3553 comments I'll give it a go again this month. List to follow :)


message 9: by ~Leslie~ (last edited May 04, 2012 01:26PM) (new)

~Leslie~ (akareadingmachine) | 1934 comments I'm in and I'll be doing 8 this month.

Duration: 5/1/12 - 5/31/12

0/8

1. 'M' is for May: The Devil Wears Plaid

2. Happy Birthday Lili!!And Then He Kissed Her

3. Geography: Holiday in Death (Rourke!)

4. Cinco de Mayo (5 May): Magic Slays

5. May Day (May 1): The Matchmaker's Mark

7. Towel Day (25 May): The Storm That Is Sterling

9. Mother's Day: The Defiant Hero

10. Reader's Choice: A Poisoned Season

TO READ

The Devil Wears Plaid by Teresa Medeiros And Then He Kissed Her (Girl Bachelors, #1) by Laura Lee Guhrke Holiday in Death (In Death, #7) by J.D. Robb Magic Slays (Kate Daniels, #5) by Ilona Andrews The Matchmaker's Mark by Regan Black The Storm That Is Sterling (Zodius, #2) by Lisa Renee Jones The Defiant Hero (Troubleshooters, #2) by Suzanne Brockmann A Poisoned Season (Lady Emily, #2) by Tasha Alexander



message 10: by Dragana (last edited May 26, 2012 04:21AM) (new)

Dragana (bookwormdreams) | 902 comments I'm in for 10. Thanks for adding another options to Geography category, Vi. :)

2012 May Monthly Challenge
Duration: 01.05.2012. - 31.05.2012.
Books read: 10/10
(Completed at 25.5.2012.)

✓ 'M' is for May: author's last name starts with the letter 'M' ~ Last Sacrifice ☆☆☆☆ 15.05.
✓ Happy Birthday Dee! ~ Visions of Heat ☆☆☆☆ 06.05.
✓ Geography: a book that can be linked to Music ~ Backstage Pass ☆☆☆☆ 02.05.
✓ Cinco de Mayo (5 May): a book that has 5 words ~ Throne of the Crescent Moon ☆☆☆ 17.05.
✓ May Day (May 1): flowers on the cover ~ Holy Smokes ☆☆☆☆ 10.05.
✓ Recommitment Month: give a second chance to the author ~ Single White Vampire ☆☆☆ 25.5.
✓ Towel Day (25 May): science-fiction book ~ Silent Blade ☆☆☆☆ 17.05.
✓ Kentucky Derby: a book that takes place in Kentucky ~ Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs ☆☆☆ 19.05.
✓ Mother's Day: the main character is a mother ~ The Italian's Revenge ☆☆☆ 01.05.
✓ Reader's Choice: read any book of your choice ~ Angelfall ☆☆☆ 08.05.

Last Sacrifice (Vampire Academy, #6) by Richelle Mead Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling, #2) by Nalini Singh Backstage Pass (Sinners on Tour #1) by Olivia Cunning Throne of the Crescent Moon (The Crescent Moon Kingdoms, #1) by Saladin Ahmed Holy Smokes (Aisling Grey Guardian, #4) by Katie MacAlister Single White Vampire (Argeneau, #3) by Lynsay Sands Silent Blade (Kinsmen #1) by Ilona Andrews Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs (Jane Jameson, #1) by Molly Harper The Italian's Revenge (Modern Romance, #18) by Michelle Reid Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1) by Susan Ee


message 11: by Wan (last edited May 08, 2012 07:06AM) (new)

Wan  (WanWaddell) | 2081 comments 2012 May Monthly Challenge
Duration: May 1 to May 31, 2012
0/5


1.'M' is for May: Marked by Elizabeth Naughton
2.Happy Birthday!: (Emlily May 8th) The Darkest Hour by Maya Banks
4.Cinco de Mayo (5 May): 5th in series Lover Unbound by J.R. Ward
9.Mother's Day: main character is an expectant mother Born of Slience by Sherrilyn Kenyon
10. My Choice: Lover Enshrined by J.R. Ward

Marked (Eternal Guardians, #1) by Elisabeth Naughton The Darkest Hour (KGI, #1) by Maya Banks Lover Unbound (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #5) by J.R. Ward Born of Silence (The League, #5) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Lover Enshrined (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #6) by J.R. Ward



message 12: by Fran, Moderator (last edited May 02, 2012 05:38AM) (new)

Fran | 9116 comments 2012 May Monthly Challenge

0/4 Completed

1. 'M' is for May: Moon, Kele - Defying The Odds

2. Happy Birthday Emily! The Admiral's Bride

3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Ireland or a book that can be linked to Music, dance or poems (i.e the main character can be a dancer etc).

4. Cinco de Mayo (5 May): Read a book that has 5 words or is 5th in a series or takes place in Meixco.

5. May Day (May 1): Like the Taste of Summer

6. Recommitment Month: Read a book that you've given up on or give a second chance to the author.

7. Towel Day (25 May):Sci-Fi- The Auction

8. Kentucky Derby: Read a book that has any horse race or a book that features horses prominently or a book that takes place in Kentucky.

9. Mother's Day: Read a book where the main character is a mother (single or expectant).

10. Reader's Choice: One Small Thing
The Admiral's Bride (Tall, Dark & Dangerous, #7) by Suzanne Brockmann Like the Taste of Summer by Kaje Harper Defying the Odds (Battered Hearts, #1) by Kele Moon One Small Thing by Piper Vaughn The Auction by Kitty Thomas


message 13: by Bookchaser (last edited May 01, 2012 08:29PM) (new)

Bookchaser | 1563 comments 2012 May Monthly Challenge

0/8 Completed

01. 'M' is for May: Read a book that starts with 'M' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'M'.
Dark Warrior Unleashed by Alexis Morgan
02. Happy Birthday!: Read a book from a May birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours. If no one has the same letter, choose someone with the closest letter to yours alphabetically.
Happy Birthday BriansGirl! (May 29)
The Third Circle by Amanda Quick
03. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Ireland or a book that can be linked to Music, dance or poems (i.e the main character can be a dancer etc).
Skip
04. Cinco de Mayo (May 5): Read a book that has 5 words in the title or is 5th in a series or takes place in Mexico.
Whisper Kiss by Deborah Cooke
05. May Day (May 1): Read a book that takes place in Summer or a book with flowers on the cover.
My Scottish Summer by Connie Brockway
06. Recommitment Month: Read a book that you've given up on or give a second chance to the author.
Bushwhacked Bride by Eugenia Riley
07. Towel Day (May 25): Towel Day is celebrated as a tribute to Douglas Adams. Read any book by Douglas Adams or any science-fiction book.
The Star King by Susan Grant
08. Kentucky Derby: Read a book that has any horse race or a book that features horses prominently or a book that takes place in Kentucky.
Skip
09. Mother's Day: Read a book where the main character is a mother (single or expectant).
Touched by Darkness by Catherine Spangler
10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.



Dark Warrior Unleashed (Talions, #1) by Alexis MorganXXXThe Third Circle by Amanda QuickXXXWhisper Kiss (Dragonfire, #5) by Deborah CookeXXXMy Scottish Summer by Connie BrockwayXXXBushwhacked Bride (Wink & A Kiss #2) by Eugenia RileyXXXThe Star King (Star, #2) by Susan GrantXXXTouched by Darkness (The Sentinels #1) by Catherine SpanglerXXX



message 14: by Lauren (new)

Lauren (MsThestral) I'm in for 5.

Complete: 0/5

1. May - The Highlander's Touch by Karen Marie Moning
2. Happy Birthday Emily - Lover Eternal by J. R. Ward
3. Cinco de Mayo - Dark Needs at Night's Edge by Kresley Cole
4. Recommitment - Black Friday by Alex Kava or Sacred Evil by Heather Graham
5. Reader's Choice - Hostage to Pleasure by Nalini Singh


message 15: by Pam (last edited May 29, 2012 12:23AM) (new)

Pam (TXPam) | 136 comments I'm in!!!! I can't do too many books this month because I am going to go on some fun trips but I'll be reading as I go! :-) My books will follow soon... I am doing 3.

*******************COMPLETED 2/3********************

01. 'M' is for May: Read a book that starts with 'M' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'M'....MEN IN KILTS by Katie MacAlister...5-18

02. Happy Birthday!: Read a book from a May birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours. If no one has the same letter, choose someone with the closest letter to yours alphabetically....skip

03. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Ireland or a book that can be linked to Music, dance or poems (i.e the main character can be a dancer etc)...skip

04. Cinco de Mayo (May 5): Read a book that has 5 words in the title or is 5th in a series or takes place in Mexico...skip

05. May Day (May 1): Read a book that takes place in Summer or a book with flowers on the cover...skip

06. Recommitment Month: Read a book that you've given up on or give a second chance to the author...skip

07. Towel Day (May 25): Towel Day is celebrated as a tribute to Douglas Adams. Read any book by Douglas Adams or any science-fiction book....BELOVED TRAVELER by Janet Miller

08. Kentucky Derby: Read a book that has any horse race or a book that features horses prominently or a book that takes place in Kentucky...skip

09. Mother's Day: Read a book where the main character is a mother (single or expectant)...skip

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice...SPELLBOUND FALLS by Janet Chapman...5-14

Men in Kilts by Katie MacAlister***Beloved Traveler by Janet Miller***Spellbound Falls (Spellbound Falls #1) by Janet Chapman



message 16: by ~KarenH~, Moderator (new)

~KarenH~ | 4063 comments I'm in, probably for all 10 as usual. I'll be more definite once I get a chance to dive into my TBR and see what fits where! :)


message 17: by Vi (last edited Apr 27, 2012 10:11AM) (new)

Vi | 2012 comments Dragana wrote: "I'm in for 10. Thanks for adding another options to Geography category, Vi. :)"

Angie suggested it last month actually. This is the first time we are incorporating it. Any feedback is much appreciated. Please stop by General Suggestions Thread.:)


message 18: by Hina (last edited Apr 30, 2012 01:55PM) (new)

Hina | 2579 comments 0/10 Completed


1. 'M' is for May:The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie by Jennifer Ashley.

2. Happy Birthday! Read a book from a January birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours. If no one has the same letter, choose someone with the closest letter to yours alphabetically. May Birthday List.

3. Geography: Kiss Me, I'm Irish by Roxanne St. Claire.

4. Cinco de Mayo (5 May): Make Me, Sir by Cherise Sinclair.

5. May Day (May 1): Read a book that takes place in Summer or a book with flowers on the cover.

6. Recommitment Month: Read a book that you've given up on or give a second chance to the author.

7. Towel Day (25 May): Reunion in Death by J.D. Robb.

8. Kentucky Derby: Read a book that has any horse race or a book that features horses prominently or a book that takes place in Kentucky.

9. Mother's Day: Zane: The Wild One by Brownyn Jameson.

10. Reader's Choice: Eleven Scandals to Start to Win a Duke's Heart by Sarah MacLean.


message 19: by MountainKat, Moderator (new)

MountainKat | 8666 comments I need some more clarification before committing to read all ten this month, but I am hoping to make that happen. I'll post as I go!


message 20: by Lizz (new)

Lizz | 728 comments I'm in


message 21: by Christine (new)

Christine | 955 comments Count me in!


message 22: by Amy J. (new)

Amy J. | 349 comments In for 5

1. M is for May: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
2. Happy Birthday Ab2y: Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris
5. May Day: Inkdeath by Cornelia Funke
7. Towel Day: Insurgent by Veronica Roth
10. Reader's Choice : Secrets of Bella Terra by Christina Dodd

Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami Deadlocked (Sookie Stackhouse #12) by Charlaine Harris Inkdeath (Inkheart, #3) by Cornelia Funke Insurgent (Divergent, #2) by Veronica Roth Secrets of Bella Terra (Bella Terra Deception, #1) by Christina Dodd


Anna's Herding Cats (herdingcats-burningsoup) I'm in and going to try for 10. I'm Anna/Anna C. Finally figured out how to change my profile name and figured that might make it easier in the future since there's another Anna.


message 24: by Susan (susayq ~) (new)

Susan (susayq ~) (susayq) | 496 comments Herding Cats wrote: "I'm in and going to try for 10. I'm Anna/Anna C. Finally figured out how to change my profile name and figured that might make it easier in the future since there's another Anna."

I LOVE the new name :D


message 25: by Jojo (new)

Jojo | 1010 comments May Monthly Challenge

0/10

1. “M" is for May : May Day by Jess Lourey
2. Happy Birthday Joann! : One Dance with a Duke by Tessa Dare
3. Geography : Man Hunt by Marisa Mackle
4. Cinco de May (5th May): Breaking Point by Pamela CLare
5. May Day (1st May) : A Wedding Story by Dee Tenorio
6. Recommitment Month : Temptation and Surrender: A Cynster Novel
7. Towel Day : The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams
8. Kentucky Derby : True Betrayals by Nora Roberts
9. Mother’s Day : Having My Baby by Theresa Ragan
10. Reader's Choice : Forged in Fire by Trish McCallan

May Day (Murder-by-Month Mystery, #1) by Jess Lourey One Dance with a Duke (Stud Club, #1) by Tessa Dare Man Hunt by Marisa Mackle Breaking Point (I-Team, #5) by Pamela Clare A Wedding Story by Dee Tenorio Temptation and Surrender A Cynster Novel by Stephanie Laurens The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker's Guide, #2) by Douglas Adams True Betrayals by Nora Roberts Having My Baby by Theresa Ragan Forged in Fire by Trish McCallan


message 26: by Nicola (new)

Nicola | 644 comments Herding Cats wrote: "I'm in and going to try for 10. I'm Anna/Anna C. Finally figured out how to change my profile name and figured that might make it easier in the future since there's another Anna."

Great new name! Now I cannot make any mistakes with you!
(oops, did I just jinx myself?)


Anna's Herding Cats (herdingcats-burningsoup) Nicola wrote: "Herding Cats wrote: "I'm in and going to try for 10. I'm Anna/Anna C. Finally figured out how to change my profile name and figured that might make it easier in the future since there's another Ann..."

Thanks ladies :) Figured I'd transfer a bit of the blog name over here. Too many Anna's out there in the world. Not all that many cat herders ;)


message 28: by SandyC (new)

SandyC (sandyc88) | 1215 comments RRRC May Monthly Challenge

0/5 Complete

1. Starts with M:The Devil Wears Plaid by Teresa Madeiros
2. Happy Birthday to Southpaw285:Love in the Afternoon by Lisa Kleypas
3. 5th in Series:The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon
4.Mother in Story: Little Earthquakes by Jennifer Weiner
5. Reader's Choice: On a Highland Shore by Kathleen Givens


message 29: by Judy (new)

Judy I'm in for 10.
1. "M" - Mystique
2. Happy Bday Joann! - The Unknown Ajax
3. Irish Character - The Wedding Journey
4. 5 word title - Rake with a Frozen Heart
5. Flowers on cover - The Temptation of the Night Jasmine
6. 2nd chance - The Earl and the Governess
7. Scifi - Claimed
8. Kentucky Derby - When You Dare
9. Mother's Day (expectant) -Fortune's Unexpected Groom
10. Choice - The Kissing Game


message 30: by KarenF (new)

KarenF (CleoCleveland) | 1099 comments I'm in for 8

0/8 Read

M is for May: The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf by Molly Harper
Happy B-Day to Me! TBD
Ireland: Tricked by Kevin Hearne
Cinco de Mayo: Blood Hunt by Shannon K. Butcher
May Day: Orchid by Jayne Castle
Towel Day: Betrayal in Death by J.D. Robb
Mother's Day: The Defiant Hero by Suzanne Brockmann
My Choice: TBD

The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf (Naked Werewolf, #2) by Molly Harper Tricked (Iron Druid Chronicles, #4) by Kevin Hearne Blood Hunt (Sentinel Wars, #5) by Shannon K. Butcher Orchid (St. Helen's, #3) by Jayne Castle Betrayal in Death (In Death, #12) by J.D. Robb The Defiant Hero (Troubleshooters, #2) by Suzanne Brockmann


message 31: by Laurie (new)

Laurie Martin | 304 comments I'm in; will post as I go.


message 32: by Sassafrass (last edited May 25, 2012 04:21PM) (new)

Sassafrass (sass-a-frass) | 1849 comments I'm in, I'll try to do all 10 categories.

9/10


1. 'M' is for May: Read a book that starts with the letter 'M' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with the letter 'M'. A Little Harmless Fascination by Melissa Schroeder done 5/4/12
2. Happy Birthday! Read a book from a January birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours. If no one has the same letter, choose someone with the closest letter to yours alphabetically. May Birthday List. The Unsung Hero off of Southpaw285's shelf. Happy Birthday Southpaw285! done 5/25/12
3. Geography: Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Ireland or a book that can be linked to Music, dance or poems (i.e the main character can be a dancer etc). Emerald Dungeon done 5/24/12
4. Cinco de Mayo (5 May): Read a book that has 5 words or is 5th in a series or takes place in Meixco. Four Guys And A Witch done 5/16/12
5. May Day (May 1): Read a book that takes place in Summer or a book with flowers on the cover. Sweet as Sin done 5/6/12
6. Recommitment Month: Read a book that you've given up on or give a second chance to the author. Sevin done 5/13/12 I had given up on Elizabeth Amber after about the 3rd book in this series. I picked up Sevin and I thought it was better than the others that I had read.
7. Towel Day (25 May): Towel Day is celebrated as a tribute to Douglas Adams. Read any book by Douglas Adams or any science-fiction book. King of Sword and Sky
8. Kentucky Derby: Read a book that has any horse race or a book that features horses prominently or a book that takes place in Kentucky. Caine's Reckoning (horses are the main mode of transport so they are always featured) done 5/16/12
9. Mother's Day: Read a book where the main character is a mother (single or expectant). The Bear and the Bride done 5/1/12
10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice Siren in Bloom done 5/12/12


message 33: by Susan (new)

Susan (Scoutmomskf) | 1319 comments i'm in - will post as I go.


message 34: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 3932 comments Herding Cats wrote: "I'm in and going to try for 10. I'm Anna/Anna C. Finally figured out how to change my profile name and figured that might make it easier in the future since there's another Anna."

That's very creative. LOL :)


message 35: by Christine (new)

Christine | 955 comments Sandra wrote: "Herding Cats wrote: "I'm in and going to try for 10. I'm Anna/Anna C. Finally figured out how to change my profile name and figured that might make it easier in the future since there's another Ann..."


Great name. When I saw the new name "Herding Cats" my first thought was, "She must have sons". I always say trying to accomplish anything with my three boys (and husband) is like herding cats.


message 36: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ | 3014 comments READ: 0/9

1. 'M' is for May: Master of Crows - Grace Draven
2. Happy Birthday Babbling AKA Christina! Kiss of Fate - Deborah Cooke
3. Geography: Earl of Darkness - Alix Rickloff
4. Cinco de Mayo (5 May): Forbidden Nights with a Vampire - Kerrelyn Sparks
5. May Day (May 1): The Forever Kiss - Thea Devine
6. Recommitment Month: SKIP (I don't have time to read something I've given up on.)
7. Towel Day (25 May): Ship of Magic - Robin Hobb
8. Kentucky Derby: On Ice - David Ramus (has horse on cover and plot is centered around stolen show-horse breeding samples)
9. Mother's Day: An Undeniable Rogue - Annette Blair (pregnant chick with kids)
10. Reader's Choice: TBD

Master of Crows by Grace Draven Kiss of Fate (Dragonfire, #3) by Deborah Cooke Earl of Darkness by Alix Rickloff Forbidden Nights with a Vampire (Love at Stake, #7) by Kerrelyn Sparks The Forever Kiss by Thea Devine Ship of Magic (Liveship Traders, #1) by Robin Hobb On Ice by David Ramus An Undeniable Rogue (Rogues Club, #1) by Annette Blair


message 37: by Kesha (last edited May 11, 2012 07:45PM) (new)

Kesha | 442 comments I'm in for 3

Completed: 3/3 on 5-11-12


1. 'M' is for May: Maureen Child & Susan Mallery: Shotgun Grooms 5-6-12
4. Cinco de Mayo (5 May): The Dragon Who Loved Me by G.A. Aiken 5-11-12
10. Reader's Choice: A Perfect Blood by Kim Harrison 5-3-12

A Perfect Blood (The Hollows, #10) by Kim Harrison Shotgun Grooms by Susan Mallery The Dragon Who Loved Me (Dragon Kin, #5) by G.A. Aiken


message 38: by Penney (new)

Penney (pschoener) | 3553 comments 2012 May Monthly Challenge
Duration May 1~May 31, 2012
0/10 Read


1. "M" is for...: Madeleine Urban, Cut & Run
2. Happy Birthday to Me!: The Darkest Lie by Gena Showalter
3. A Nice Irish Lad: The Vampire Queen's Servant by Joey W. Hill
4. Cinco de Mayo: Duncan by D.B. Reynolds
5. May Flowers: This Heart of Mine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
6. Second Chances: Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison
7. Sci-Fi: The Bid by Jax
8. Kentucky Derby: Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men by Molly Harper
9. Mother's Day: Table for Five by Susan Wiggs
10. Thanks for the Rec Daffodil!: TBD

Cut & Run (Cut & Run #1) by Madeleine Urban The Darkest Lie (Lords of the Underworld, #6) by Gena Showalter The Vampire Queen's Servant (Vampire Queen, #1) by Joey W. Hill Duncan (Vampires in America, #5) by D.B. Reynolds This Heart of Mine (Chicago Stars, #5) by Susan Elizabeth Phillips Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows, #1) by Kim Harrison The Bid by Jax Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men (Jane Jameson, #2) by Molly Harper Table for Five by Susan Wiggs


Anna's Herding Cats (herdingcats-burningsoup) Christine wrote: Great name. When I saw the new name "Herding Cats" my first thought was, "She must have sons". I always say trying to accomplish anything with my three boys (and husband) is like herding cats. "

Ha. No, no kids but I can so see that being like herding cats. Especially that many little boys! I run a rescue though so really do herd actual cats and the occasional dog, turtle and mouse ;)


message 40: by Rachael (last edited May 02, 2012 06:47PM) (new)

Rachael (moosubi) | 13 comments RRRC May 2012 Monthly Challenge
Duration: 5.1.2012 ~ 5.30.2012
Completed: 0/10

1. 'M' is for May: Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

2. Happy Birthday! From Rebecca T.'s Bookshelf: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

3. Geography - Music: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

4. Cinco de Mayo (5 May - 5 words in title): The Rules of Survival by Nancy Werlin

5. May Day (Summer): Fixing Delilah by Sarah Ockler

6. Recommitment Month:
Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports by James Patterson

7. Towel Day (25 May - Science Fiction): Edda by Conor Kostick

8. Kentucky Derby: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

9. Mother's Day: I Know It's Over by C. K. Kelly Martin

10. Reader's Choice: Oh. My. Gods. by Tera Lynn Childs

Finnikin of the Rock (Lumatere Chronicles #1) by Melina Marchetta The Book Thief by Markus Zusak If I Stay (If I Stay, #1) by Gayle Forman The Rules of Survival by Nancy Werlin Fixing Delilah by Sarah Ockler Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports (Maximum Ride, #3) by James Patterson Edda by Conor Kostick The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater I Know It's Over by C.K. Kelly Martin Oh. My. Gods. (Oh. My. Gods, #1) by Tera Lynn Childs


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Heather (HeatherMB) | 48 comments **Complete**
Read: 10/10


1. 'M' is for May: Hard Day's Knight 5/10

2. Happy Birthday HeatherF234!: Naked Dragon 5/13

3. Geography: I'm The Vampire That's why 5/8

4. Cinco de Mayo (5 May): The Sleeping Beauty 5/18

5. May Day (May 1): Phantom Waltz 5/7

6. Recommitment Month: Indigo Blue 5/25

7. Towel Day (25 May - Science Fiction): Born of Silence 5/4

8. Kentucky Derby: Midsummer Magic 5/14

9. Mother's Day: Nobody's Baby But Mine 5/11

10. Reader's Choice: Naked Truth 5/24


Read:
Born of Silence (The League, #5) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Phantom Waltz (Kendrick/Coulter/Harrigan, #2) by Catherine Anderson I'm the Vampire, That's Why (Broken Heart Vampires, #1) by Michele Bardsley Hard Day's Knight by Katie MacAlister Nobody's Baby But Mine (Chicago Stars, #3) by Susan Elizabeth Phillips Naked Dragon (Works Like Magick, #1) by Annette Blair Midsummer Magic (Magic Trilogy, #1) by Catherine Coulter The Sleeping Beauty (Five Hundred Kingdoms, #5) by Mercedes Lackey Naked Truth  by Amy J. Fetzer Indigo Blue by Catherine Anderson

To Read:


message 42: by Irina (last edited May 31, 2012 02:22AM) (new)

Irina (reetu_416) | 460 comments FINISHED!

May Monthly Challenge
Read 10/10

1. 'M' is for May: Mayberry Sarah – All over you (18.5.12) ★★★★

2. Happy Birthday Katharine! My dearest Enemy by Connie Brockway (1.5.12) ★★★

3. Geography: Spellbound by Nora Roberts (31.5.12) ★★★
4. Cinco de Mayo (5 May): Be still my Vampire Heart by Kerrlyn Sparks (26.05.12) ★★★★

5. May Day (May 1): Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson (25.05.12)★★1/2

6. Recommitment Month: Predestined by Abbi Glines (22.5.12) ★★★★

7. Towel Day (25 May): City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare (5.05.12) ★★★★

8. Kentucky Derby: And one last thing by Molly Harper (7.05.12) ★★★★

9. Mother's Day: The Next Always by Nora Roberts (1.5.12) ★★★★

10. Reader's Choice: The Goddess Test By Aimee Carter (8.05.12) ★★★1/2


All Over You (Secret Lives Of Daytime Divas, #2) (Harlequin Blaze, #320) by Sarah Mayberry My Dearest Enemy by Connie Brockway Spellbound (from Once Upon A Castle) by Nora Roberts Be Still My Vampire Heart (Love at Stake, #3) by Kerrelyn Sparks Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men (Jane Jameson, #2) by Molly Harper City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments, #2) by Cassandra Clare And One Last Thing ... by Molly Harper The Next Always (Inn BoonsBoro, #1) by Nora Roberts


message 43: by Jane (PS), Moderator (new)

Jane (PS) | 13552 comments I'm in - not sure how many yet but I'll pull my list together tonight/tomorrow :)


message 44: by Raine (new)

Raine | 177 comments I'm in for 8.

May Monthly Challenge
Read 0/8

1. M is for May: Faefever
2. Happy Birthday, Rachel: The Darkest Kiss
3. Ireland: Haunting Beauty
4. Cinco de Mayo: Veil of Midnight
5. May day: Island of Flowers
7. Towel Day: Glory in Death
8. Kentucky Derby: Irish Thoroughbred
10. My choice: Ashes of Midnight

Faefever (Fever, #3) by Karen Marie Moning The Darkest Kiss by Gena Showalter Haunting Beauty (Mists of Ireland, #1) by Erin Quinn Veil of Midnight (Midnight Breed, #5) by Lara Adrian Glory in Death (In Death, #2) by J.D. Robb Island of Flowers (Language of Love #10 - Amaryllis) by Nora Roberts Irish Thoroughbred (Irish Hearts, #1) by Nora Roberts Ashes of Midnight (Midnight Breed, #6) by Lara Adrian


Charlotte (Buried in Books) | 561 comments RRRC - May Challenge

0/3

2) Happy Birthday Cynthia
- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
3) A Nice Irish Lad - The Vampire Queen's Servant by Joey W. Hill
10) What Takes My Fancy - Let the Right One in by John Ajvide Lindqvist


message 46: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (shylersmom) | 105 comments I'm in...would like to try a challenge...will post my picks later this morning after i go be a soccer mom!


message 47: by Rishika (new)

Rishika | 136 comments I am in, I will be doing 5.

2012 may monthly challenge
duration: may 1st to may 31st
0/5 Completed

1) M -marked by elizabeth naughton
3) Geography- Round ireland with a fridge By: Tony hawks
4)Cinco de mayo(5 may): Celebrate conco de mayo: By: Joanne mattern
7) Towel Day: Starship By douglas Adams
10) Second Chance pass By Robyn carr


message 48: by Turtlecollector (new)

Turtlecollector | 195 comments Reserved for my list to come.


message 49: by Nikki ♥ (new)

Nikki ♥ | 1173 comments I'm in, I'll post as I go.


message 50: by Dawn (last edited May 24, 2012 08:57AM) (new)

Dawn (dawn_E) | 157 comments RRRC Monthly Challenge

5.1-5.31
4/8

1. 'M' is for May: Mead, Richelle Succubus Dreams

2. Happy Birthday Dee! Heat Seeker by Lora Leigh 5.19

3. Geography: Immortal Highlander by KMM
4. Cinco de Mayo (5 May): Dark Highlander by KMM
5. May Day (May 1): Read a book that takes place in Summer or a book with flowers on the cover.
6. Recommitment Month: A Fistful of Charms by Kim Harrison

7. Towel Day (25 May): Touched by an Alien 5.23

8. Kentucky Derby: Read a book that has any horse race or a book that features horses prominently or a book that takes place in Kentucky.

9. Mother's Day: Kitchen House 5.9
10. Reader's Choice: Green eyed Demon by Jaye Wells 5.15


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