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message 1: by Lacy (last edited May 09, 2012 08:47PM) (new)

Lacy (Lacy_Stewart) | 1806 comments Battle of the Bands - Quarterly Challenge
Duration: 15 May – 14 August 2012


This quarterly challenge is a Battle of the Bands! The categories are based on bands or musicians.

Join up to read 10, 15 or 20 books over the next 90 days.

1. Stone Temple Pilots - A book with an archeological setting, involves a temple, or has a main character that is a pilot.

2. Alice in Chains - A main character, the title or author’s name starts with A, or a bondage/ S&M/erotica story.

3. Kings of Leon - A book with a main character that is a royal figure or involves some sort or battle/war.

4. Black Eyed Peas - A story that has a chef, baker, food critic, or restaurant owner as the main character or the story takes place in Louisiana.

5. Disturbed - A character that is crazy, a thriller, or takes place in a hospital.

6. Green Day - A book that has the word green in the title, has a green cover, or takes place in Ireland.

7. Incubus - A book with an incubus, dreams, obsession, or supernatural sci-fi.

8. Jane’s Addiction - A main character, the title or author’s name starts with J, or a character with some sort of addiction.

9. Muse - A book that involves some sort of connection to Greek mythology, a character that inspires someone to be a better person, or a character that is some sort of artist.

10. Paramore - A historical book involving a paramour/mistress or a contemporary book involving an adulterous affair.

11. Rage Against the Machine - A book with a political setting, mystery, or a male character who works in public service/law enforcement.

12. Sublime - A book with a beautiful cover or a synopsis that sounds awe-inspiring.

13. The White Stripes - A predominately white cover, cover with white lettering, or a character that is an ex-convict or spy.

14. Big Time Rush - Read a young adult novel or a book about a single mom or dad.

15. Jack Johnson - Read a book that takes place in the summer, at the beach, at a lake, or a chick-lit book.

16 - 20. Bonus Books

Rules:
Start with the 15 bands listed above, then mix and match with the 5 band bonus option. You can pick 10 bands out of the 15 choices, choose all 15 choices, or go for 20 by reading all 15 and creating your own 5 bonus bands. If choosing 10 bands, two of them may be bonus picks and if choosing 15 bands, three of them may be bonus picks.

You may post your list in advance, but no reading before May 15.


message 2: by Nicola (new)

Nicola | 644 comments I'll give this a try! If i opt for 15 books - can I up to 20 if the music sways me?


message 3: by Barbara ★ (last edited May 10, 2012 06:02AM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 3014 comments I'm in and will go for 20.


message 4: by NayNay (new)

NayNay I like to join, I will go for 15.


message 5: by Wan (last edited May 15, 2012 08:40AM) (new)

Wan  (WanWaddell) | 2081 comments Battle of the Bands - Quarterly Challenge
Duration: 15 May – 14 August 2012
0/20


1.Stone Temple Pilots:
2.Alice in Chains: BDSM/Erotica Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
3.Kings of Leon: a royal figure/war Lover Unbound by J.R. Ward
4.Black Eyed Peas:
5.Disturbed:
6.Green Day:
7.Incubus: an incubus/dreams The Guardian by Sherrilyn Kenyon
8.Jane’s Addiction: J author’s A Mermaid's Kiss by Joey W. Hill
9.Muse:
10.Paramore:
11.Rage Against the Machine:
12.Sublime:
13.The White Stripes: White cover First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones
14.Big Time Rush:
15.Jack Johnson:
16.Bonus:
17.Bonus:
18.Bonus:
19.Bonus:
20.Bonus:

Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1) by E.L. James Lover Unbound (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #5) by J.R. Ward The Guardian (Dark-Hunter, #21; Dream-Hunter, #5) by Sherrilyn Kenyon A Mermaid's Kiss (Daughters of Arianne, #1) by Joey W. Hill First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson, #1) by Darynda Jones



message 6: by ~Melissa~ (last edited Jun 03, 2012 10:49AM) (new)

~Melissa~ | 1582 comments Battle of the Bands - Quarterly Challenge
Duration: 15 May – 14 August 2012


4/15 read



1. Stone Temple Pilots - A book with an archeological setting, involves a temple, or has a main character that is a pilot.

2. Alice in Chains - A main character, the title or author’s name starts with A, or a bondage/ S&M/erotica story. Club Shadowlands 5/27/12 4/5&hearts

3. Kings of Leon - A book with a main character that is a royal figure or involves some sort or battle/war. Game of Thrones

4. Black Eyed Peas - A story that has a chef, baker, food critic, or restaurant owner as the main character or the story takes place in Louisiana. Hot Under Pressure 5/22/12 5/5♥

5. Disturbed - A character that is crazy, a thriller, or takes place in a hospital.

6. Green Day - A book that has the word green in the title, has a green cover, or takes place in Ireland. Ireland - Faefever

7. Incubus - A book with an incubus, dreams, obsession, or supernatural sci-fi.

8. Jane’s Addiction - A main character, the title or author’s name starts with J, or a character with some sort of addiction. *Jill Shalvis Sweetest Thing 5/21/12 5/5♥

9. Muse - A book that involves some sort of connection to Greek mythology, a character that inspires someone to be a better person, or a character that is some sort of artist.

10. Paramore - A historical book involving a paramour/mistress or a contemporary book involving an adulterous affair.

11. Rage Against the Machine - A book with a political setting, mystery, or a male character who works in public service/law enforcement. Shoot to Thrill CIA 5/26/12 5/5♥

12. Sublime - A book with a beautiful cover or a synopsis that sounds awe-inspiring.

13. The White Stripes - A predominately white cover, cover with white lettering, or a character that is an ex-convict or spy. white cover Head over Heels

14. Big Time Rush - Read a young adult novel or a book about a single mom or dad. The Hunger Games

15. Jack Johnson - Read a book that takes place in the summer, at the beach, at a lake, or a chick-lit book.



16 - 20. Bonus Books

Read: Club Shadowlands (Masters of the Shadowlands, #1) by Cherise Sinclair Hot Under Pressure (Rising Star Chef, #3) by Louisa Edwards The Sweetest Thing (Lucky Harbor, #2) by Jill Shalvis Shoot to Thrill (Passion For Danger, #1) by Nina Bruhns

To Read: Faefever (Fever, #3) by Karen Marie Moning Head Over Heels (Lucky Harbor, #3) by Jill Shalvis A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) by Suzanne Collins


message 7: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 3932 comments RRRC Battle of the Bands - Quarterly Challenge
Duration: 15 May – 14 August 2012


0/15 Completed

1.Stone Temple Pilots: Heart of Steel
2.Alice in Chains: Angela Knight - Master of Fire
3.Kings of Leon: Tempted
4.Black Eyed Peas: Sins of the Demon
5.Disturbed: Highborn
6.Green Day: Elemental
7.Incubus: Demons Prefer Blondes
8.Jane’s Addiction: Jayne Ann Krentz - Running Hot
9.Muse: Oracle's Moon
10.Paramore: The Rest Falls Away
11.Rage Against the Machine: Bonds of Justice
12.Sublime: Kiss of Frost
13.The White Stripes: Grimspace
14.Big Time Rush: Because Your Vampire Said So
15.Jack Johnson: Spellbound Falls

Heart of Steel (Iron Seas, #2) by Meljean Brook Master of Fire by Angela Knight Tempted (Eternal Guardians, #3) by Elisabeth Naughton Sins of the Demon (Kara Gillian, #4) by Diana Rowland Highborn (Dark Redemption, #1) by Yvonne Navarro Elemental (Elemental, #0.5) by Brigid Kemmerer Demons Prefer Blondes (Demons Unleashed, #1) by Sidney Ayers Running Hot (Arcane Society, #5) by Jayne Ann Krentz Oracle's Moon (Elder Races, #4) by Thea Harrison The Rest Falls Away (Gardella Vampire Chronicles, #1) by Colleen Gleason Bonds of Justice (Psy-Changeling, #8) by Nalini Singh Kiss of Frost (Mythos Academy, #2) by Jennifer Estep Grimspace (Sirantha Jax, #1) by Ann Aguirre Because Your Vampire Said So (Broken Heart Vampires, #3) by Michele Bardsley Spellbound Falls (Spellbound Falls #1) by Janet Chapman



message 8: by Lacy (new)

Lacy (Lacy_Stewart) | 1806 comments Nicola wrote: "I'll give this a try! If i opt for 15 books - can I up to 20 if the music sways me?"

Of course!


message 9: by NayNay (last edited May 31, 2012 10:38AM) (new)

NayNay Battle of the Bands - Quarterly Challenge
♥♥♥♥♥
Duration: 15 May – 14 August 2012
Finished: May 31, 2012
15/15

1. Stone Temple Pilots - A book with an archeological setting, involves a temple, or has a main character that is a pilot.
The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran 05/22/12 ♥♥♥♥http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

2. Alice in Chains - A main character, the title or author’s name starts with A, or a bondage/ S&M/erotica story.
Becoming Marie Antoinette by Juliet Grey 05/18/12 ♥♥♥♥

3. Kings of Leon - A book with a main character that is a royal figure or involves some sort or battle/war.
Plain Jane: A Novel of Jane Seymour by Laurien Gardner 05/22/12 ♥♥♥♥

4. Black Eyed Peas - A story that has a chef, baker, food critic, or restaurant owner as the main character or the story takes place in Louisiana.
I'm Watching You by Karen Rose 05/31/12 ♥♥♥♥

5. Disturbed - A character that is crazy, a thriller, or takes place in a hospital.
Gracefully Insane by Alex Beam 05/24/12 ♥♥♥

6. Green Day - A book that has the word green in the title, has a green cover, or takes place in Ireland.
The House on Prospect by Bernadette Walsh 05/28/12 ♥♥♥♥♥http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

7. Incubus - A book with an incubus, dreams, obsession, or supernatural sci-fi.
When, At Last, He Found Me by Adrianna Stepiano 05/26/12 ♥♥♥♥http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...

8. Jane’s Addiction - A main character, the title or author’s name starts with J, or a character with some sort of addiction.
The Litigators by John Grisham 05/15/12 ♥♥♥

9. Muse - A book that involves some sort of connection to Greek mythology, a character that inspires someone to be a better person, or a character that is some sort of artist.
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford 05/17/12 ♥♥♥♥

10. Paramore - A historical book involving a paramour/mistress or a contemporary book involving an adulterous affair.
Ten Days in the Hills by Jane Smiley 05/20/12 ♥♥

11. Rage Against the Machine - A book with a political setting, mystery, or a male character who works in public service/law enforcement.
Shadow Princess by Indu Sundaresan 05/26/12 ♥♥♥

12. Sublime - A book with a beautiful cover or a synopsis that sounds awe-inspiring.
Not Your Everyday Housewife by Mary Campisi 05/23/12 ♥♥♥♥

13. The White Stripes - A predominately white cover, cover with white lettering, or a character that is an ex-convict or spy.
And One Last Thing by Molly Harper 05/16/12 ♥♥♥♥

14. Big Time Rush - Read a young adult novel or a book about a single mom or dad.
The Conquest by Elizabeth Chadwick 05/25/12 ♥♥♥


15. Jack Johnson - Read a book that takes place in the summer, at the beach, at a lake, or a chick-lit book.
The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes by Diane Chamberlaine 05/15/12 ♥♥♥♥http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...


message 10: by Nicola (new)

Nicola | 644 comments Thanks - I'll start with 15 then!


message 11: by Fran, Moderator (new)

Fran | 9116 comments Fun categories Lacy! I'm in for 10. Will post list later (which will of course change a million times).


message 12: by Carrie (new)

Carrie  | 570 comments Interesting, I think I'll have to give this a shot. Do I need to pick them in advance or can I post as I go?


message 13: by Brett (new)

Brett | 475 comments I'm in! I'll go for the 15. Will post my book list later. :)


message 14: by Lacy (new)

Lacy (Lacy_Stewart) | 1806 comments Fran wrote: "Fun categories Lacy! I'm in for 10. Will post list later (which will of course change a million times)."

Thank you! =)


message 15: by Lacy (new)

Lacy (Lacy_Stewart) | 1806 comments Carrie wrote: "Interesting, I think I'll have to give this a shot. Do I need to pick them in advance or can I post as I go?"

Either way is fine.


message 16: by Susan (new)

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


message 17: by Lynne (new)

Lynne (LoveToReadGal) | 1020 comments Great challenge categories! I’m in.

Battle of the Bands - Quarterly Challenge
Duration: 15 May – 14 August 2012

0 of 20 Complete!

1. Stone Temple Pilots: archeological setting, involves a temple, or main character that is a pilot.
2. Alice in Chains: A main character, the title or author’s name starts with A.
3. Kings of Leon: main character that is a royal figure or involves some sort or battle/war.
4. Black Eyed Peas – Chef: Some Like It Hot by Louisa Edwards
5. Disturbed: A character that is crazy, a thriller, or takes place in a hospital.
6. Green Day: the word green in the title, has a green cover, or takes place in Ireland.
7. Incubus: A book with an incubus, dreams, obsession, or supernatural sci-fi.
8. Jane’s Addiction: A main character, the title or author’s name starts with J, or a character with some sort of addiction.
9. Muse – Artist: Rainshadow Road by Lisa Kleypas
10. Paramore: A historical book involving a paramour/mistress or a contemporary book involving an adulterous affair.
11. Rage Against the Machine: A book with a political setting, mystery, or a male character who works in public service/law enforcement.
12. Sublime: A book with a beautiful cover or a synopsis that sounds awe-inspiring.
13. The White Stripes: A predominately white cover, cover with white lettering, or a character that is an ex-convict or spy.
14. Big Time Rush: Read a young adult novel or a book about a single mom or dad.
15. Jack Johnson: Takes place in the summer, at the beach, at a lake, or a chick-lit book.
16. Train – :
17. Neon Trees – :
18. Coldplay – Winter scene on the cover:
19. Nickelback – Character who is mega-wealthy:
20. KISS – Couple kissing on the cover:


message 18: by Lauren (new)

Lauren (MsThestral) I'll give this a try. I will post my list later.


message 19: by Amanda (last edited Aug 04, 2012 12:22PM) (new)

Amanda (shortie357) | 103 comments Battle of the Bands - Quarterly Challenge
Duration: May 15, 2012 – August 14,2012
Completed: 10/10

1. Stone Temple Pilots -
A book with an archeological setting, involves a temple, or has a main character that is a pilot.

2. Alice in Chains - Anything for You by Sarah Mayberry - {Title starts with 'A'} - (7/19/2012)

3. Kings of Leon - Sheikh with Benefits by Teresa Morgan - {Royal figure} - (7/21/2012)

4. Black Eyed Peas - A story that has a chef, baker, food critic, or restaurant owner as the main character or the story takes place in Louisiana.

5. Disturbed - A character that is crazy, a thriller, or takes place in a hospital.

6. Green Day - A book that has the word green in the title, has a green cover, or takes place in Ireland.

7. Incubus - Into the Dreaming by Karen Marie Moning - {Dreams} - (7/31/2012)

8. Jane’s Addiction - Jane "Jennet MacNeil" Smythe-Haughton - The Taming of a Scottish Princess by Karen Hawkins - {Main character name begins with 'J'} - (5/31/2012)

9. Muse - The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks - {Pianist-the arts-artist} - (6/21/2012)

10. Paramore - A historical book involving a paramour/mistress or a contemporary book involving an adulterous affair.

11. Rage Against the Machine - Mr. and Miss Anonymous by Fern Michaels - {Mystery} - (7/11/2012)

12. Sublime - A book with a beautiful cover or a synopsis that sounds awe-inspiring.

13. The White Stripes - Bridesmaid Lotto by Rachel Astor - {predominately white cover} - (7/25/2012)

14. Big Time Rush - Read a young adult novel or a book about a single mom or dad.

15. Jack Johnson - Summer Days by Susan Mallery - {Summer} - (6/15/2012)

16. Bonus - Jackson 5 - Read a book that has the number 5 in the title or has 5 words in the title. - The Guy Most Likely Too ... by Leslie Kelly, Janelle Denison, Julie Leto - {5 words in title} - (8/4/2012)

17. Bonus - 3 Doors Down - Read a book wear the main characters are neighbors or friends or the title of the book has the number 3 or 3 words. - Blazing Midsummer Nights by Leslie Kelly - {Neighbors} - (7/6/2012)

18-20. Bonus Books


The Taming of a Scottish Princess (Hurst Amulet, #4) by Karen HawkinsSummer Days (Fool's Gold, #7) by Susan MalleryThe Last Song by Nicholas SparksBlazing Midsummer Nights by Leslie KellyMr. and Miss Anonymous by Fern MichaelsAnything for You (Harlequin Blaze, #278) by Sarah MayberrySheikh with Benefits by Teresa MorganBridesmaid Lotto by Rachel AstorInto the Dreaming With Bonus Material by Karen Marie MoningThe Guy Most Likely To... Underneath It All\Can't Get You Out of My Head\A Moment Like This by Leslie Kelly



message 20: by Dawn (Kat N Hat) (last edited Jul 06, 2012 10:44AM) (new)

Dawn (Kat N Hat) (KatNHat) | 280 comments Love the idea! I will post as I go!

Duration: May 15, 2012 – August 14,2012
Completed: 6/10

1. Stone Temple Pilots - A book with an archeological setting, involves a temple, or has a main character that is a pilot.

2. Alice in Chains - Lover Reborn, J.R. Ward 6/27/12

3. Kings of Leon - A book with a main character that is a royal figure or involves some sort or battle/war.

4. Black Eyed Peas - A story that has a chef, baker, food critic, or restaurant owner as the main character or the story takes place in Louisiana.

5. Disturbed - A character that is crazy, a thriller, or takes place in a hospital.

6. Green Day - A book that has the word green in the title, has a green cover, or takes place in Ireland.

7. Incubus - Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night, Kresley Cole 6/19/12
8. Jane’s Addiction - Material Girl , Julia London 6/29/12
9. Muse - A book that involves some sort of connection to Greek mythology, a character that inspires someone to be a better person, or a character that is some sort of artist.

10. Paramore - Secrets of a Summer Night, Lisa Kleypas 7/6/12

11. Rage Against the Machine -Wicked Temptations, Patricia Watters 5/28/12

12. Sublime - A book with a beautiful cover or a synopsis that sounds awe-inspiring.

13. The White Stripes - Killing Moon, Rebecca York 7/4/12

14. Big Time Rush -Spell Bound, Rachel Hawkins 6/18/12

15. Jack Johnson - Read a book that takes place in the summer, at the beach, at a lake, or a chick-lit book.

16.Bad Company - Book that a character is getting out of a bad relationship. Under a Vampire Moon, Lynsay Sands 5/16/12

- 20. Bonus Books


message 21: by Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (last edited Jul 01, 2012 10:56AM) (new)

Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (Shuga) | 881 comments 1~Stone Temple Pilots: {archeological setting} Crocodile on the Sandbank, elizabeth peters
2~Alice in Chains: {erotica} Nauti Nights, lora leigh
3~Kings of Leon: {royal figure} Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution, michelle moran
4~Black-eyed Peas: {baker} Cream Puff Murder, joanne fluke
5~Disturbed: {thriller} 206 Bones, kathy reichs
6~Green Day: {Ireland} The Deception of the Emerald Ring, lauren willig Read 05.22
7~Incubus: {incubus, dreams} Incubus Dreams, laurell k hamilton
8~Jane's Addiction: {author's first name starts with "J"} Forget You, jennifer echols
9~Muse: {connection to Greek Mythology} Goddess of Spring, pc cast
10~Paramore: {adulterous affair} Twilight, katherine mosby
11~Rage against the machine: {political setting} The Camel Club, david baldacci Read 06.22
12~Sublime: {beautiful cover} Swine Not?, jimmy buffett
13~The White Stripes: {character is a spy} The Expats: A Novel, chris pavone
14~Big Time Rush: {Young Adult} Spirit Bound, richelle mead Read 06.08
15~Jack Johnson: {takes place in summer} Summer Rental, mary kay andrews Read 06.08


message 22: by Sassafrass (new)

Sassafrass (sass-a-frass) | 1849 comments sounds fun! I'll be in for 20 but I'll post my choices later.


message 23: by KarenF (new)

KarenF (CleoCleveland) | 1099 comments I'm in for all of them. I'll post as I go.

0/20 Read

1. Stone Temple Pilots:
2. Alice in Chains:
3. Kings of Leon:
4. Black Eyed Peas:
5. Disturbed:
6. Green Day:
7. Incubus:
8. Jane's Addiction:
9. Muse:
10. Paramore:
11. Rage Against the Machine:
12. Sublime:
13. The White Stripes:
14. Big Time Rush:
15. Jack Johnson:
16. Beastie Boys: (RIP MCA :( Set in NYC)
17. Bauhaus: (Features a vampire)
18. Led Zeppelin: (Epic Fantasy)
19. The Clash: (Set in London)
20. Kraftwerk: (Sci Fi/Futuristic)


message 24: by ~KarenH~, Moderator (new)

~KarenH~ | 4063 comments I'm in! Not sure how many I'll try for though, so I'll post as I go.


Anna's Herding Cats (herdingcats-burningsoup) Sounds like fun. I'm gonna try for 20 :)


message 26: by Lauren (last edited May 18, 2012 02:01AM) (new)

Lauren (MsThestral) Battle of the Bands
Duration: 15 May – 14 August 2012

Complete:0/20

1. Stone Temple Pilots: (Archeology/Temple): Skykeepers by Jessica Andersen
2. Alice in Chains: (Author A & Erotica): Forbidden Embers by Tessa Adams
3. Kings of Leon: (Royalty): Lord of the Wolfyn by Jessica Andersen
4. Black Eyed Peas: (Louisiana): Unleash the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon
5. Disturbed: (Thriller): Touching Evil (Evil, #1) by Kay Hooper
6. Green Day: (Green Cover & Ireland): Earl of Darkness by Alix Rickloff
7. Incubus:
8. Jane’s Addiction: (J Title): Jane's Warlord by Angela Knight
9. Muse: (Greek Mythology): Marked by Elisabeth Naughton
10. Paramore: Affair by Amanda Quick
11. Rage Against the Machine: (Law enforcement): A Lot Like Love by Julie James
12. Sublime: (Beautiful Cover): The Wolf Who Loved Me by Lydia Dare
13. The White Stripes: (Ex-convict): About That Night by Julie James
14. Big Time Rush:
15. Jack Johnson: (Summer):
16. The Police: (Detective or FBI Agent)
17. Coldplay: (Winter in title)
18. Nirvana: (Angelic character): The Darkest Passion by Gena Showalter
19. Earth, Wind & Fire: (4 Elements motif): Bound by Light by Anna Windsor
20: Lady Antebellum: (Southern US or Regency England)


message 27: by MountainKat, Moderator (new)

MountainKat | 8666 comments I'm in! I will commit to 15 right now, but if I know myself at all I will do all of them. =) I will post as I go!


message 28: by Brett (new)

Brett | 475 comments For the incubus category, would a succubus count?


message 29: by Lacy (new)

Lacy (Lacy_Stewart) | 1806 comments Brett wrote: "For the incubus category, would a succubus count?"

A succubus will count!


message 30: by Brett (new)

Brett | 475 comments My book list so far. Things may change as I go along.

0/15

1. Stone Temple Pilots:(Pilot) Animal Magnetism
2. Alice in Chains:(Title begins with A) Avenger's Angel
3. Kings of Leon:(Royal character) Queen of Swords
4. Black Eye Peas:(Chef)Hot in Here
5. Disturbed:(Thriller)Immortal in Death
6. Green Day(probably one of my favorite bands):(Green Cover)The Gamble
7. Incubus:(Succubus)Gentlemen Prefer Succubi
8. Jane's Addiction:(Author name begins with J)Fever
9.Muse:(Greek mythology)Tempted
10. Paramore:(mistress)Mistress of Rome
11. Rage Against the Machine:(law enforcement)Sugar Creek
12. Sublime:(beautiful cover)Rainshadow Road
13. The White Stripes:(white cover)Tempt Me at Twilight
14. Big Time Rush:(Single dad)Accidental Fate
15. Jack Johnson:(beach)Water Bound


message 31: by Ana (last edited Aug 18, 2012 01:51AM) (new)

Ana | 55 comments Battle of the Bands - Quarterly Challenge
Duration: 15 May – 14 August 2012
10/10

1.Stone Temple Pilots:
2.Alice in Chains: Fifty Shades of Grey (erotica story) - 14.06 5 stars
3.Kings of Leon: The Sound Of Thunder(war) - 26.07 4 stars
4.Black Eyed Peas: Dead Until Dark(Lousiana) - 03.07 5 stars
5.Disturbed:
6.Green Day: Definitely Dead(30% of the cover is green) - 12.07 4 stars
7.Incubus:
8.Jane’s Addiction: Fifty Shades Darker (author's name starts with J) - 19.06 5 stars
9.Muse: The Sea of Monsters (connection with Greek mythology) - 07.06 3 stars
10.Paramore:
11.Rage Against the Machine: Rebecca (mystery) - 04.06 2 stars
12.Sublime:
13.The White Stripes: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children(cover with white lettering)
14.Big Time Rush: The Lucky One (single mom) - 13.06 5 stars
15.Jack Johnson: Secrets of a Shoe Addict(chicklit) - 04.03 2 stars
16 - 20.Bonus:


Jennifer The Forgetful Fairy Queen (TheForgetfulFaerieQueen) | 38 comments I'm in for this. GREAT bands!! What a fun challenge.

Battle of the Bands - Quarterly Challenge
Duration: 15 May – 14 August 2012
0/20

1.Stone Temple Pilots:
2.Alice in Chains:
3.Kings of Leon:
4.Black Eyed Peas:
5.Disturbed:
6.Green Day:
7.Incubus:
8.Jane’s Addiction:
9.Muse:
10.Paramore:
11.Rage Against the Machine:
12.Sublime:
13.The White Stripes:
14.Big Time Rush:
15.Jack Johnson:
16.Bonus:
17.Bonus:
18.Bonus:
19.Bonus:
20.Bonus


message 33: by Rishika (new)

Rishika | 136 comments I am in, will be posting as i go


message 34: by Joann (new)

Joann | 973 comments RRRC Battle of the Bands - Quarterly Challenge

Duration: 15 May – 14 August 2012

0/15 Read


1. Stone Temple Pilots: Heart of Steel by Meljean Brook
2. Alice in Chains: Broken by Kelley Armstrong
3. Kings of Leon: Valley of Silence by Nora Roberts
4. Black Eyed Peas: Carrot Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke
5. Disturbed: Darkness, My Old Friend by Lisa Unger
6. Green Day: Touch If You Dare by Stephanie Rowe
7. Incubus: Bullet by Laurell K. Hamilton
8. Jane’s Addiction: By His Majesty's Grace by Jennifer Blake
9. Muse: Touch of Frost by Jennifer Estep
10. Paramore: The King's Mistress by Emma Campion
11. Rage Against the Machine: Bonds of Justice by Nalini Singh
12. Sublime: Last Night's Scandal by Loretta Chase
13. The White Stripes: Your Scandalous Ways by Loretta Chase
14. Big Time Rush: Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick
15. Jack Johnson: Finding Perfect by Susan Mallery

Heart of Steel (Iron Seas, #2) by Meljean Brook Broken (Women of the Otherworld, # 6) by Kelley Armstrong Valley of Silence (Circle trilogy #3) by Nora Roberts Carrot Cake Murder (Hannah Swensen, #10) by Joanne Fluke Darkness, My Old Friend by Lisa Unger Touch If You Dare (Soulfire #2) by Stephanie Rowe Bullet (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #19) by Laurell K. Hamilton By His Majesty's Grace (The Three Graces, #1) by Jennifer Blake Touch of Frost (Mythos Academy, #1) by Jennifer Estep The King's Mistress by Emma Campion Bonds of Justice (Psy-Changeling, #8) by Nalini Singh Last Night's Scandal (Carsington Brothers, #5) by Loretta Chase Your Scandalous Ways (Fallen Women #1) by Loretta Chase Crescendo (Hush, Hush, #2) by Becca Fitzpatrick Finding Perfect (Fool's Gold, #3) by Susan Mallery



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Alycia | 152 comments I like this challenge! I'm going to try for 15.


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~KarenH~ | 4063 comments I have a question - would someone in the military work for #11?


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Deyara | 60 comments Challenge: Battle of the Bands Quarterly Challenge
Duration: 15 May – 14 August 2012
Level: 15 books


Complete: 11/15

1. Stone Temple Pilots - A book with an archeological setting, involves a temple, or has a main character that is a pilot.
The spider stone / Alex Archer

2. Alice in Chains - A main character’s name starts with A.
Magic in the Shadows (Allie Beckstrom, #3) by Devon Monk by Devon Monk ★★★★★ May 15, 2012

3. Kings of Leon - A book with a main character that is a royal figure or involves some sort or battle/war.
Dark Prince (Dark, #1) by Christine Feehan by Christine Feehan ★★★ Jun 26, 2012

4. Black Eyed Peas - A story that has a chef as the main character:
Let Them Eat Stake (A Vampire Chef Mystery #2) by Sarah Zettel (A Vampire Chef Mystery #2) by Sarah Zettel ★★★★ Jun 13, 2012

5. Disturbed - A character that is crazy, a thriller, or takes place in a hospital.


6. Green Day - A book that has a green cover.
Goddess of the Sea by P.C. Cast ★★★★ 28 July 2012

7. Incubus - A book with an incubus/succubus, dreams, obsession, or supernatural sci-fi.
Pleasure Unbound (Demonica, #1) by Larissa Ione by Larissa Ione ★★★★★ 3 July 2012

8. Jane’s Addiction - A main character, the title or author’s name starts with J, or a character with some sort of addiction.
Spin by Catherine McKenzie by Catherine McKenzie ★★★★ 11 July 2012

9. Muse - A book that involves some sort of connection to Greek mythology, a character that inspires someone to be a better person, or a character that is some sort of artist.
Nobodys princess

10. Paramore - A historical book involving a paramour/mistress.
Emerald by Karen Wallace ★★★★ 28 July 2012

11. Rage Against the Machine - A book with a male character who works in public service/law enforcement.
Don't Cry, Tai Lake: An Inspector Chen Novel by Qiu Xiaolong ★★★★ 29 July 2012

12. Sublime - A book with a beautiful cover or a synopsis that sounds awe-inspiring.
Half-Blood (Covenant #1)

13. The White Stripes - A predominately white cover.
All I Ever Wanted by Vikki Wakefield by Vikki Wakefield ★★★★ Jun 24, 2012

14. Big Time Rush - Read a young adult novel.
Forgive My Fins (Fins, #1) by Tera Lynn Childs (Fins, #1) by Tera Lynn Childs ★★★ Jun 16, 2012

15. Jack Johnson - Read a chick-lit book.
The Wedding Beat A Novel by Devan Sipher by Devan Sipher ★★★ Jun 19, 2012




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Laurie Martin | 304 comments Cool - count me in. I'll post as I go.


message 39: by Andrea (new)

Andrea (the_aiobhan) I'll do it!

3. Kings of Leon - Heir to Sevenwaters

9. Muse - Seduce Me

11. Rage Against the Machine - Revealed

13. The White Stripes - Just Like Heaven

14. Big Time Rush - In the Night Garden


Anna's Herding Cats (herdingcats-burningsoup) For #10 can we use a courtesan?


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Jane (PS) | 13552 comments Great challenge Lacy! I'm in but not sure yet how many I'll shoot for... I'll get my list together and post sometime soon with my target :)


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Lacy (Lacy_Stewart) | 1806 comments ~KarenH~ wrote: "I have a question - would someone in the military work for #11?"

Yes, that works for me!


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Lacy (Lacy_Stewart) | 1806 comments Herding Cats wrote: "For #10 can we use a courtesan?"

Yes!


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Lacy (Lacy_Stewart) | 1806 comments Jane (PS) wrote: "Great challenge Lacy! I'm in but not sure yet how many I'll shoot for... I'll get my list together and post sometime soon with my target :)"

Thank you!


Anna's Herding Cats (herdingcats-burningsoup) Lacy wrote: "Herding Cats wrote: "For #10 can we use a courtesan?"

Yes!"


Excellent! Thanks Lacy!


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Anna's Herding Cats (herdingcats-burningsoup) I'm going to try for these but might change them around a bit if they don't fit as nicely after I read them. Hope the bonus ones are done right.

2/20 read

1. Stone Temple Pilots-archeological: Atlantis Unleashed by Alyssa Day []
2. Alice in Chains-BDSM/erotica:Nauti Intentions by Lora Leigh [5/15]
3. Kings of Leon - Royalty: Wicked in Your Arms by Sophie Jordan
4. Black Eyed Peas - Chef: The Sweetest Thing by Jill Shalvis []
5. Disturbed - Crazy characters (the whole school lost their minds!):My Soul to Steal by Rachel Vincent [5/16]
6. Green Day - Green cover: Dime Store Magic by Kelley Armstrong []
7. Incubus - Succubus on Top by Richelle Mead []
8. Jane’s Addiction -
9. Muse -Greek mythology: Atlantis Unmasked by Alyssa Day []
10. Paramore - Courtesan: Kismet by Monica Burns []
11. Rage Against the Machine - Law enforcement: Head Over Heels by Jill Shalvis []
12. Sublime -Beautiful cover:
13. The White Stripes - White title: Shelter Mountain by Robyn Carr []
14. Big Time Rush - YA/single parent: If I Die by Rachel Vincent []
15. Jack Johnson - Summer/beach/lake/chick lit: Lucky in Love by Jill Shalvis []

Bonus Books

16. All American Rejects: hero/heroine turns the other down/low self esteem/dirty little secret (hidden relationship)
17. Carbon Leaf: nature-ish
18. Parachute: adrenaline junkie-
19. Drowning Pool: warriors/let the bodies hit the floor-character faints/death/funerals
20. 3 Doors Down: hero/heroine are neighbors, stay at a hotel


Atlantis Unleashed (Warriors of Poseidon, #3) by Alyssa Day Nauti Intentions  by Lora Leigh Wicked in Your Arms (Forgotten Princesses, #1) by Sophie Jordan The Sweetest Thing (Lucky Harbor, #2) by Jill Shalvis My Soul to Steal (Soul Screamers, #4) by Rachel Vincent Dime Store Magic (Women of the Otherwold, #3) by Kelley Armstrong Succubus on Top (Georgina Kincaid, #2) by Richelle Mead Atlantis Unmasked (Warriors of Poseidon, #4) by Alyssa Day Kismet by Monica Burns Head Over Heels (Lucky Harbor, #3) by Jill Shalvis Shelter Mountain (Virgin River, #2) by Robyn Carr If I Die (Soul Screamers, #5) by Rachel Vincent Lucky in Love (Lucky Harbor, #4) by Jill Shalvis



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Alycia | 152 comments Herding Cats wrote: "I'm going to try for these but might change them around a bit if they don't fit as nicely after I read them. Hope the bonus ones are done right.

1. Stone Temple Pilots-archeological: Atlantis Unl..."


I love your GR name! :)


Anna's Herding Cats (herdingcats-burningsoup) Alycia wrote: I love your GR name! :) "

hehe. Thanks Alycia :)


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~KarenH~ | 4063 comments Lacy wrote: "~KarenH~ wrote: "I have a question - would someone in the military work for #11?"

Yes, that works for me!"


Thanks, Lacy! I've always thought the military fit the category of public service, but figured I'd check just to be sure.


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southpaw285 | 588 comments I'm in for 10, but not sure which 10.


RRRC Battle of the Bands - Quarterly Challenge
Duration: 05/15/12 - 08/14/12
0/10

1. Stone Temple Pilots - A book with an archeological setting, involves a temple, or has a main character that is a pilot.

2. Alice in Chains - A main character, the title or author’s name starts with A, or a bondage/ S&M/erotica story.

3. Kings of Leon - A book with a main character that is a royal figure or involves some sort or battle/war.

4. Black Eyed Peas - A story that has a chef, baker, food critic, or restaurant owner as the main character or the story takes place in Louisiana.

5. Disturbed - A character that is crazy, a thriller, or takes place in a hospital.

6. Green Day - A book that has the word green in the title, has a green cover, or takes place in Ireland.

7. Incubus - A book with an incubus, dreams, obsession, or supernatural sci-fi.

8. Jane’s Addiction - A main character, the title or author’s name starts with J, or a character with some sort of addiction.

9. Muse - A book that involves some sort of connection to Greek mythology, a character that inspires someone to be a better person, or a character that is some sort of artist.

10. Paramore - A historical book involving a paramour/mistress or a contemporary book involving an adulterous affair.

11. Rage Against the Machine - A book with a political setting, mystery, or a male character who works in public service/law enforcement.

12. Sublime - A book with a beautiful cover or a synopsis that sounds awe-inspiring.

13. The White Stripes - A predominately white cover, cover with white lettering, or a character that is an ex-convict or spy.

14. Big Time Rush - Read a young adult novel or a book about a single mom or dad.

15. Jack Johnson - Read a book that takes place in the summer, at the beach, at a lake, or a chick-lit book.

16 - 20. Bonus Books


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