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message 1: by Cindy (last edited Jun 04, 2012 10:04PM) (new)

Cindy (cynx) | 408 comments [image error]

Duration: 4 months from start date

Levels:
Easy - complete 2 categories
Medium - complete 3 categories
Hard - complete ALL categories

Instructions:

*The Instructions are very simple, for each category pick a book that will fit for each choice.

*Bonuses can be used in place of one category selection, or to add more books to your challenge.

*You may change and add to your list or change your level of difficulty thru out the entire duration of the challenge.

*Re-Reads (must be re-read during this challenge) and books from other challenges may be used.

*Strike out or check off when you complete a book, date it and rate it.

*Please update your original list and also post occasional updates.


message 2: by Cindy (last edited Sep 30, 2012 02:58PM) (new)

Cindy (cynx) | 408 comments description Category 1: Spell the Word

descriptionSpell out the word SEASON with books whose Title/Author/Main Character begins with each letter.

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descriptionSpell out one of the seasons... WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER or AUTUMN with books whose Title/Author/Main Character begins with each letter.

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description Category 2: Seasonal Activities

descriptionSwimmimg: read a book where the main character is a life guard, book cover with a water scene (beach, ocean, lake)
descriptionGardening: read a book where the main character enjoys gardening work, book with flowers on the cover
descriptionFireplace Cuddling: read a book where the main character is a firefighter, words FIRE or FLAME in the title, book cover has flames or a fireplace on the cover.
descriptionRaking Leaves: read a book where the main character is trying to repent for past sins, book with a red, green, or yellow cover

description Category 3: Holidays

descriptionNew Year's Day: read a book where the main character starts something new (could be a job, relationship, etc), a new beginning (moves to a new town/city, etc)
descriptionIndependence Day: read a book with a red, blue or white cover
descriptionThanksgiving: read a book where the main character is family oriented, book with a brown or orange cover.
descriptionChristmas: read a book with a christmas theme, book with a red or green cover

descriptionBonus ~ Birthday: read a book that was published on the month that you were born.

description Category 4: Birthday Gift

descriptionFreebie: read any book you want.
descriptionNew to You: read a book from a New Author. (No Re-Reads!)
descriptionFavorite Color: read a book that features your favorite color
descriptionBook Boyfriend: read a book that features a character you might add to your book boyfriend list


description Bonus:

descriptionFinish a Series ~ read a book that will complete a series that you've started reading prior to this challenge
descriptionPop-Up Reads ~ read a book that popped out to you and took your interest instantly or that just sparked a liking to you
descriptionAttack of the TBR ~ pick a book from your TBR that has been on there for longer than 6 months


message 3: by Cindy (last edited Sep 30, 2012 03:15PM) (new)

Cindy (cynx) | 408 comments I was thinking that a seasonal challenge would be fun, got the idea from another group that I'm in.

♦Four Seasons Challenge♦
Duration: 6.6.2012 - 10.5.2012

Level: Easy
15/16



descriptionCategory 1: Spell the Word

descriptionS: Summer Days, Susan Mallery 6.10 ♥♥♥♥
descriptionE: Edwards, Louisa Hot Under Pressure 7.8 ♥♥♥♥
descriptionA: Andre, Bella Game for Anything 7.10 ♥♥♥♥
descriptionS: Shalvis, Jill Instant Gratification 6.16 ♥♥♥♥
descriptionO:
descriptionN: Nora Roberts, Hot Ice 6.24 ♥♥♥

descriptionW: (Weiss, Annabelle) Summer Nights 8.2 ♥♥♥♥
descriptionI: Instant Temptation, Jill Shalvis 6.16 ♥♥♥♥
descriptionN: (Nathan Deveraux) Untraceable 9.21 ♥♥♥♥
descriptionT: Towle, Samanatha First Bitten 8.5 ♥♥♥♥
descriptionE: (Elisabetta Gardelli) Kismet 8.31 ♥♥♥♥
descriptionR: Rainshadow Road, Lisa Kleypas 8.17 ♥♥♥♥

descriptionCategory 5: Birthday Gift

descriptionFreebie: Changing the Game, Jaci Burton 7.17 ♥♥♥♥
descriptionNew to You: Shaken, Susan Hatler 7.29 ♥♥♥
descriptionFavorite Color: (Green & Blue) At Last, Jill Shalvis 9.2 ♥♥♥♥
descriptionBook Boyfriend: Lucky in Love, Jill Shalvis 8.31 ♥♥♥♥


message 4: by Barbara ★ (last edited Jun 18, 2013 04:46AM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 2515 comments Duration: June 1 - September 30, 2012
Level: Hard

READ: 28/28

Category 1: Spell the Word
✔S: Sold to a Laird - Karen Ranney 8/11 ★★★
✔E: Eyes Of Crow - Jeri Smith-Ready 8/13 ★★★
✔A: Airborn - Kenneth Oppel 7/12 ★★★★★
✔S: Shadow Fires - Catherine Spangler 8/24 ★★★
✔O: One With the Darkness - Susan Squires 8/22 ★★★
✔N: No Safe Place - Joann Ross 8/20 ★★★
Sold to a Laird (The Tulloch Sgàthán Trilogy, #1) by Karen Ranney Eyes of Crow (Aspect of Crow, #1) by Jeri Smith-Ready Airborn (Matt Cruse, #1) by Kenneth Oppel Shadow Fires (Shielder #5) by Catherine Spangler One With the Darkness (Companion, #6) by Susan Squires No Safe Place by JoAnn Ross

✔A: Moonshine - Alaya Johnson 6/11 ★★★
✔U: Lisa Unger - Sliver of Truth 7/30 ★★★
✔T: Tiger Paw - Charles Cornell 6/7 ★★★★★
✔U: Unchained - Sharon Ashwood 8/18 ★★★★
✔M: Mariah Stewart - Final Truth 6/13 ★★★★★
✔N: Nightfall - Ellen Connor 6/30 ★★★★
Moonshine (Zephyr Hollis, #1) by Alaya Dawn Johnson Sliver of Truth  by Lisa Unger Tiger Paw by Charles A. Cornell Unchained (The Dark Forgotten, #3) by Sharon Ashwood Nightfall (Dark Age Dawning, #1) by Ellen Connor Final Truth (Truth #4) by Mariah Stewart

Category 2: Seasonal Activities
Swimmimg: Never Too Hot - Bella Andre (water on the cover) 6/26 ★★★★
Gardening: Weekend Warriors - Fern Michaels (flowers on cover) 7/7 ★★★★
Fireplace Cuddling: The Flame and the Shadow - Denise Rossetti (FLAME in title and on cover) 9/23 ★★★★
Raking Leaves: Bum Steer - Nancy Pickard (red and green cover) 6/5 ★★★
Never Too Hot (Hot Shots Men of Fire, #3) by Bella Andre Weekend Warriors (Sisterhood, #1) by Fern Michaels The Flame and the Shadow (The Four-Sided Pentacle, #1) by Denise Rossetti Bum Steer (Jenny Cain, #6) by Nancy Pickard

Category 3: Holidays
New Year's Day: Ascension - Caris Roane (heroine becomes a vampire and starts a new life) 6/9 ★★★★★
Independence Day: Three Weeks To Say Goodbye - C.J. Box (blue cover) 8/10 ★★★★
Thanksgiving: Lover Reborn - J.R. Ward (orange cover) 6/20 ★★★★★
Christmas: Hero at Large - Janet Evanovich 6/11 (green cover) ★★★★
Bonus ~ Birthday: Copper Beach - Jayne Ann Krentz (published Jan 10, 2012) 7/28 ★★★★
Ascension (Guardians of Ascension, #1) by Caris Roane Three Weeks To Say Goodbye by C.J. Box Lover Reborn (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #10) by J.R. Ward Hero at Large by Janet Evanovich Copper Beach (Dark Legacy, #1) by Jayne Ann Krentz

Category 4: Birthday Gift
Freebie: Beneath the Neon Moon - Theda Black (something I want to read and a freebie!) 6/14 ★★★
New to You: The Demon's Lexicon - Sarah Rees Brennan 8/2 ★★★★★
Favorite Color:Purple: Don't Look Down - Suzanne Enoch 8/16 ★★★★
Book Boyfriend: New York to Dallas - J.D. Robb (Roarke is my all time favorite hero) 6/17 ★★★★★
Beneath the Neon Moon by Theda Black The Demon's Lexicon (The Demon's Lexicon Trilogy, #1) by Sarah Rees Brennan Don't Look Down (Samantha Jellicoe, #2) by Suzanne Enoch New York to Dallas (In Death, #33) by J.D. Robb

Bonuses:
Finish a Series: Host - Faith Hunter 8/8 ★★★
Pop-Up Reads: The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain's Journey - Linda Greenlaw (I've always liked fishing and wish I was able to do it again!) 8/13 ★★★★★
Attack of the TBR: Move Heaven and Earth - Christina Dodd (on TBR since 2009) 6/22 ★★★
Host (Rogue Mage, #3) by Faith Hunter The Hungry Ocean A Swordboat Captain's Journey by Linda Greenlaw Move Heaven and Earth  by Christina Dodd

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 5: by Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos), Group Creator (new)

Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 3560 comments Mod
awesome challenge


message 6: by ~Melissa~ (last edited Aug 25, 2012 07:27PM) (new)

~Melissa~ | 1690 comments Four Season Challenge
June 1 ~ Sept 30,2012
Easy Level
16/16 read

Category 1:SPELL the WORD

S ~ Doms of Dark Haven *Sierra Cartwright 6/4/12 4/5♥
E ~ Spider's Bite Jennifer *Estep 6/1/12 4/5♥
A ~ *Alexis Morgan Dark Protector 6/18/12 4/5♥
S ~ Dark Citadel Cherise *Sinclair 6/2/12 4/5♥
O ~ Out Of Her League 7/1/12 3/5♥
N ~ *Nalini Singh Hostage to Pleasure 6/27/12 3/5♥


S ~ *Selena Kitt Heidi And The Kaiser 6/29/12 3/5♥
U ~ The Unseen 7/9/12 4/5♥
M ~ *Maya Banks Understood 7/12/12 2/5♥
M ~ Master of the Abyss 6/13/12 4/5♥
E ~ Louisa *Edwards Can't Stand The Heat 6/21/12 4/5♥
R ~ Riding Wild 7/22/12 4/5♥

Category 4: Birthday Gift

Freebie: Grave Witch 6/14/12 4/5♥
New to You: read a book from a New Author:A Game of Thrones 6/19/12 5/5♥
Favorite Color: read a book that features your favorite color Riding Temptation 8/16/12 4/5♥
Book Boyfriend: Magic to the Bone 7/7/12 4/5♥



Doms of Dark Haven (Mountain Masters, #1.5) by Sierra Cartwright Dark Citadel (Masters of the Shadowlands, #2) by Cherise Sinclair Spider's Bite (Elemental Assassin, #1) by Jennifer Estep A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin Can't Stand The Heat (Recipe for Love #1) by Louisa Edwards Dark Protector (Paladins of Darkness, #1) by Alexis Morgan Grave Witch (Alex Craft, #1) by Kalayna Price Master of the Abyss (Mountain Masters, #2) by Cherise Sinclair Hostage to Pleasure (Psy-Changeling, #5) by Nalini Singh Magic to the Bone (Allie Beckstrom, #1) by Devon Monk Out Of Her League by Kaylea Cross The Unseen by Heather Graham Understood (Unspoken, #1) by Maya Banks Heidi and the Kaiser by Selena Kitt Riding Wild (Wild Riders, #1) by Jaci Burton Riding Temptation (Wild Riders, #2) by Jaci Burton


message 7: by Julianne (last edited Jun 05, 2012 01:29PM) (new)

Julianne What a great challenge. I'm so in.

Duration: June 5 - October 4, 2012
Level: Hard

READ: 0/28


Category 1: Spell the Word

Spell out the Word
description S: Skinwalker by Faith Hunter
description E: Elle Jasper - Afterlight
description A: Ilona Andrews - Magic Burns
description S: Stolen by Kelley Armstrong
description O: One Foot in the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
description N: Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Skinwalker (Jane Yellowrock, #1) by Faith HunterAfterlight (Dark Ink Chronicles #1) by Elle JasperMagic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2) by Ilona AndrewsStolen (Women of the Otherworld, #2) by Kelley ArmstrongOne Foot in the Grave (Night Huntress, #2) by Jeaniene FrostNight Pleasures (Dark-Hunter, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon



description S: Succubus Blues by Richelle Mead
description P: Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver
description R: Rachel Caine - The Morganville Vampires: Volume 2
description I: Ilona Andrews - Magic Strikes
description N: Night Embrace by Sherrilyn Kenyon
description G: Gail Carriger - Changeless

Succubus Blues (Georgina Kincaid, #1) by Richelle MeadPandemonium (Delirium, #2) by Lauren OliverThe Morganville Vampires Volume 2 (The Morganville Vampires, #3-4) by Rachel CaineMagic Strikes (Kate Daniels, #3) by Ilona AndrewsNight Embrace (Dark-Hunter, #2) by Sherrilyn KenyonChangeless (Parasol Protectorate, #2) by Gail Carriger



Category 2: Seasonal Activities

description Swimmimg: Tempest Rising by Nicole Peeler
description Gardening: read a book where the main character enjoys gardening work, book with flowers on the cover
description Fireplace Cuddling: Touched by an Alien by Gini Koch
description Raking Leaves: Warrior by Zoe Archer

Tempest Rising (Jane True, #1) by Nicole PeelerTBDTouched by an Alien (Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #1) by Gini KochWarrior (The Blades of the Rose, #1) by Zoe Archer


Category 3: Holidays

description New Year's Day: Heat Stroke by Rachel Caine
description Independence Day: Dark Descendant by Jenna Black
description Thanksgiving: Blood Cross by Faith Hunter
description Christmas:Tangled Threads by Jennifer Estep

description Bonus ~ Birthday: The Janus Affair by Pip Ballantine

Heat Stroke (Weather Warden, #2) by Rachel CaineDark Descendant (Nikki Glass, #1) by Jenna BlackBlood Cross (Jane Yellowrock, #2) by Faith HunterTangled Threads (Elemental Assassin, #4) by Jennifer EstepThe Janus Affair (Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, #2) by Philippa Ballantine



Category 4: Birthday Gift

description Freebie: read any book you want.
description New to You: A Brush of Darkness by Allison Pang
description Favorite Color: My Life As a White Trash Zombie by Diana Rowland
description Book Boyfriend: read a book that features a character you might add to your book boyfriend list

TBDA Brush of Darkness (Abby Sinclair, #1) by Allison PangMy Life As a White Trash Zombie (White Trash Zombie, #1) by Diana RowlandTBD


Bonus:

descriptionFinish a Series ~ Tricked by Kevin Hearne
descriptionPop-Up Reads ~ read a book that popped out to you and took your interest instantly or that just sparked a liking to you.
descriptionAttack of the TBR Bitten by Kelley Armstrong

Tricked (Iron Druid Chronicles, #4) by Kevin HearneTBDBitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong



message 8: by Cindy (last edited Jun 05, 2012 04:11PM) (new)

Cindy (cynx) | 408 comments ❥☪LIZZ NEILL☪❥ wrote: "awesome challenge"

Thank you Lizz!


message 9: by ~Leslie~ (last edited Oct 08, 2012 09:52AM) (new)

~Leslie~ (akareadingmachine) Duration: 6/15/12 - 10/15/12

Category 2: Seasonal Activities

Swimmimg: Chasing Perfect 8/19/12 *** stars
Gardening: The Winter Rose 7/15/12 **** stars
Fireplace Cuddling: Branded by Fire 7/31/12 ***** stars
Raking Leaves: Autumn Lover 9/2/12 *** stars
Chasing Perfect (Fool's Gold, #1) by Susan Mallery The Winter Rose (The Tea Rose, #2) by Jennifer Donnelly Branded by Fire (Psy-Changeling, #6) by Nalini Singh Autumn Lover by Elizabeth Lowell

Category 3: Holidays

New Year's Day: He Loves Lucy 7/4/12 **** stars
Independence Day:
red: Dangerous Ladies 8/12/12 **** stars
white: First Grave on the Right 7/24/12 **** stars
blue: Space In His Heart 9/15/12 **** stars
Thanksgiving: Marked 7/3/12 **** stars
Christmas: A Cajun Werewolf Christmas 7/1/12 ** stars
Bonus ~ Birthday: (10/2009) Darkness Unleashed 7/2/12 ***1/2 stars
He Loves Lucy by Susan Donovan Dangerous Ladies by Christina Dodd First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson, #1) by Darynda Jones Space In His Heart by Roxanne St. Claire Marked (Eternal Guardians, #1) by Elisabeth Naughton A Cajun Werewolf Christmas (Stormy Weather, #6) by Selena Blake Darkness Unleashed (Guardians of Eternity, #5) by Alexandra Ivy

Category 4: Birthday Gift

Freebie: Oracle's Moon 6/29/12 ***** stars
New to You: Midnight on Julia Street 7/27/12 ***1/2 stars
Favorite Color: Cold Ridge 9/30/12 ***1/2 stars
Book Boyfriend: The Legend of Michael 9/27/12 ***1/2 stars
Oracle's Moon (Elder Races, #4) by Thea Harrison Midnight on Julia Street by Ciji Ware Cold Ridge (Cold Ridge/U.S. Marshals, #1) by Carla Neggers The Legend of Michael (Zodius, #1) by Lisa Renee Jones

Bonus:

Finish a Series: A Fall of Water 8/11/12 ***** stars
Pop-Up Reads: The Duke of Shadows
Attack of the TBR:The Prisoner
A Fall of Water (Elemental Mysteries #4) by Elizabeth Hunter The Duke of Shadows by Meredith Duran The Prisoner (Orphan, #1) by Karyn Monk


message 10: by Cindy (last edited Jun 05, 2012 06:43PM) (new)

Cindy (cynx) | 408 comments I made a slight change on the New Year's Day category.. edited: read a book where the main character starts something new (could be a job, relationship, etc), a new beginning (moves to a new town/city, etc).


message 11: by Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos), Group Creator (new)

Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 3560 comments Mod
I am going to try this challenge


message 12: by Cindy (new)

Cindy (cynx) | 408 comments I added everyone to the participants list ☺.


message 13: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ | 2515 comments Updated post 4, 1/28 done


message 14: by ☀Rachael☀ (last edited Aug 14, 2012 09:52AM) (new)

☀Rachael☀ (jimbunni) Starting today 7/6/12 - 6/10/12
28/28

Category 1: Spell the Word
S: Staying Dead Laura Ann Gilman
E: Destined for an early grave - Jeaniene Frost
A: Anita Blake Bloody Bones Laurell K Hamilton
S: Sacrificial Magic - Stacia Kane
O: Galenorn, Yasmine - Ghost OF a chance
N: Nightwalker - Jocelynn Drake
Staying Dead (Retrievers, #1) by Laura Anne Gilman Sacrificial Magic (Downside Ghosts, #4) by Stacia Kane Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton Ghost of a Chance (A Chintz 'n China Mystery, #1) by Yasmine Galenorn Nightwalker (Dark Days, #1) by Jocelynn Drake Destined for an Early Grave (Night Huntress, #4) by Jeaniene Frost

Spell out one of the seasons...
S: SCENT of SHADOWS Vicki Pettersson
P: h P Mallory - To Kill a Warlock
R: Rowland, Diana - Even white trash zombies get the blues
I: Ilona Andrews - Magic Slays
N: Nash, Andrea - Gunmetal Magic Ilona Andrews
G: third GRAVE dead ahead - Darynda Jones
Magic Slays (Kate Daniels, #5) by Ilona Andrews The Scent of Shadows (Signs of the Zodiac, #1) by Vicki Pettersson Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues (White Trash Zombie, #2) by Diana Rowland To Kill A Warlock by H.P. Mallory Third Grave Dead Ahead (Charley Davidson #3) by Darynda Jones Gunmetal Magic (Kate Daniels World, #1) by Ilona Andrews

Category 2: Seasonal Activities
Swimmimg: Rivers of London - Ben Aronovich
Gardening: Hexed - Kevin Hearne
Fireplace Cuddling:Killing Dance Laurell K Hamilton
Raking Leaves: The care and feeding of stray vampires - Molly Harper
Hexed (Iron Druid Chronicles, #2) by Kevin Hearne The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires by Molly Harper Rivers of London (Peter Grant, #1) by Ben Aaronovitch The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton

Category 3: Holidays
New Year's Day: Mage in Black Jaye Wells
Independence Day: Hammered - Kevin Hearne
Thanksgiving Undead & Unwelcome MJ Davidson
Christmas: Blood Song - Cat Adams
The Mage in Black (Sabina Kane, #2) by Jaye Wells Blood Song (Blood Singer, #1) by Cat Adams Undead and Unwelcome (Undead, #8) by MaryJanice Davidson Hammered (Iron Druid Chronicles, #3) by Kevin Hearne

Bonus ~ The First Drop of Crimson - Jeaniene Frost
First Drop of Crimson (Night Huntress World, #1) by Jeaniene Frost

Category 4: Birthday Gift
Freebie: Working Stiff - Rachel Caine
New to You:Black Wings - Christina Henry
Favorite ColorGhouls gone wild Victoria Laurie
Book BoyfriendMy life as a white trash zombie
Ghouls Gone Wild (Ghost Hunter Mystery, #4) by Victoria Laurie Black Wings (Black Wings, #1) by Christina Henry Working Stiff (Revivalist, #1) by Rachel Caine My Life As a White Trash Zombie (White Trash Zombie, #1) by Diana Rowland

Bonus:
Finish a Series ~ Drink Deep - Chloe Neil
Pop-Up Reads Hunting Ground Patricia Briggs
Attack of the TBR The Iron King Julie Kagawa
The Iron King (The Iron Fey, #1) by Julie Kagawa Hunting Ground (Alpha & Omega, #2) by Patricia Briggs Drink Deep (Chicagoland Vampires, #5) by Chloe Neill


message 15: by Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos), Group Creator (new)

Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 3560 comments Mod
Duration: 6/1-9/30
Hard
1/28

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Gardening:
Fireplace Cuddling:
Raking Leaves:

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New Year's Day:
Independence Day:
Thanksgiving:
Christmas:

Cat4
Freebie:
New to You:
Favorite Color:
Book Boyfriend:

Bonus
Birthday:
Finish a Series:
Pop-Up Reads:
Attack of the TBR:


Swear (Swoon, #2) by Nina Malkin


message 16: by southpaw285 (last edited Jun 10, 2012 08:30PM) (new)

southpaw285 Please count me in. I will try the hard level.


TLC Four Seasons Challenge
06/01/12 - 09/30/12

Category 1: Spell the Word

Spell out the word SEASON with books whose Title/Author/Main Character begins with each letter.

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Spell out one of the seasons... WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER or AUTUMN with books whose Title/Author/Main Character begins with each letter.

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Category 2: Seasonal Activities

Swimmimg: read a book where the main character is a life guard, book cover with a water scene (beach, ocean, lake)
Gardening: read a book where the main character enjoys gardening work, book with flowers on the cover
Fireplace Cuddling: read a book where the main character is a firefighter, words FIRE or FLAME in the title, book cover has flames or a fireplace on the cover.
Raking Leaves: read a book where the main character is trying to repent for past sins, book with a red, green, or yellow cover

Category 3: Holidays

New Year's Day: read a book where the main character starts something new (could be a job, relationship, etc), a new beginning (moves to a new town/city, etc)
Independence Day: read a book with a red, blue or white cover
Thanksgiving: read a book where the main character is family oriented, book with a brown or orange cover.
Christmas: read a book with a christmas theme, book with a red or green cover

Bonus ~ Birthday: read a book that was published on the month that you were born.

Category 4: Birthday Gift

Freebie: read any book you want.
New to You: read a book from a New Author. (No Re-Reads!)
Favorite Color: read a book that features your favorite color
Book Boyfriend: read a book that features a character you might add to your book boyfriend list


Bonus:

Finish a Series ~ read a book that will complete a series that you've started reading prior to this challenge
Pop-Up Reads ~ read a book that popped out to you and took your interest instantly or that just sparked a liking to you
Attack of the TBR ~ pick a book from your TBR that has been on there for longer than 6 months


message 17: by Christine (new)

Christine I'm in for this. I'm going to see just how many of these I can manage in four months.

Four Seasons Challenge
Jun 20, 2012 – Oct 19, 2012
0/28 completed

Category 1: Spell the Word ~ 12 books

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Category 2: Seasonal Activities ~ 4 books
Swimmimg: read a book where the main character is a life guard, book cover with a water scene (beach, ocean, lake)
Gardening: read a book where the main character enjoys gardening work, book with flowers on the cover
Fireplace Cuddling: read a book where the main character is a firefighter, words FIRE or FLAME in the title, book cover has flames or a fireplace on the cover.
Raking Leaves: read a book where the main character is trying to repent for past sins, book with a red, green, or yellow cover

Category 3: Holidays ~ 5 books
New Year's Day: read a book where the main character starts something new (could be a job, relationship, etc), a new beginning (moves to a new town/city, etc)
Independence Day: read a book with a red, blue or white cover
Thanksgiving: read a book where the main character is family oriented, book with a brown or orange cover.
Christmas: read a book with a christmas theme, book with a red or green cover
Bonus ~ Birthday: read a book that was published on the month that you were born.

Category 4: Birthday Gift ~ 4 books
Freebie: read any book you want.
New to You: read a book from a New Author. (No Re-Reads!)
Favorite Color: read a book that features your favorite color
Book Boyfriend: read a book that features a character you might add to your book boyfriend list


Bonus: ~ 3 books
Finish a Series ~ read a book that will complete a series that you've started reading prior to this challenge
Pop-Up Reads ~ read a book that popped out to you and took your interest instantly or that just sparked a liking to you
Attack of the TBR ~ pick a book from your TBR that has been on there for longer than 6 months


message 18: by ~Leslie~ (new)

~Leslie~ (akareadingmachine) Welcome to the world of Challlenges, Marieah! It's a lot of fun.


message 19: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ | 2515 comments Updated post 4, 10/28 done


message 20: by Laurie (new)

Laurie I'm in.


message 21: by NayNay (new)

NayNay Okay, what's one more challenge. I'm in!!


message 22: by NayNay (last edited Jul 23, 2012 07:50PM) (new)

NayNay Four Seasons Challenge
Duration: June 27/12 - October 26/12

Hard: 28/28

Category 1:

S: - Splendour Falls by Susanna Kearsley 07/13/12 ***
The Splendour Falls by Susanna Kearsley
E: - Magic Hour by Kristin Hannah 07/14/12 **** (character: Ellie)
Magic Hour by Kristin Hannah
A: - Irish Moon by Amber Scott 07/09/12 ****
Irish Moon (Moon Series #1) by Amber Scott
S: - The Borgia Betrayal by Sara Poole 07/15/12 ****
The Borgia Betrayal (The Poisoner Mysteries, #2) by Sara Poole
O: - Heart if Ice by Gregg Olsen 07/21/12 ****
Heart of Ice by Gregg Olsen
N: - a Nation of Ruins by Robert John Burke 07/06/12 ***
A Nation Of Ruins by Robert John Burke

S: - the Sultan's Seal by Jenny White 07/18/12 ****
The Sultan's Seal (Kamil Pasha, #1) by Jenny White
U: - Under the Covers by Roz Lee 07/23/12 ****
M: - Midwyf: Liza by Valerie Levy 07/01/12 ***
Midwyf Liza by Valerie Levy
M: - Mariana by Susanna Kearsley 07/03/12 ****
Mariana by Susanna Kearsley
E: Sphinx's Princess by Esther Friesner 07/17/12 ****
Sphinx's Princess (Sphinx's Princess, #1) by Esther M. Friesner
R: Dancing in the Moonlight by RaeAnne Thayne 06/29/12 ****
Dancing In The Moonlight (Cowboys of Cold Creek, #2) by RaeAnne Thayne

Category 2:

Swimmimg: read a book where the main character is a life guard, book cover with a water scene (beach, ocean, lake)
Divergent by Veronica Roth 07/08/12 ***
Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth

Gardening: read a book where the main character enjoys gardening work, book with flowers on the cover
Branded as Trouble by Lorelei James 06/30/12 **
Branded as Trouble (Rough Riders #6) by Lorelei James

Fireplace Cuddling: read a book where the main character is a firefighter, words FIRE or FLAME in the title, book cover has flames or a fireplace on the cover.
Midnight Fire by Melody Anne 07/11/12 ***
Midnight Fire (Rise of the Dark Angel Book One Midnight) by Melody Anne

Raking Leaves: read a book where the main character is trying to repent for past sins, book with a red, green, or yellow cover
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin 06/27/12 ***
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin

Category 3:

New Year's Day: read a book where the main character starts something new (could be a job, relationship, etc), a new beginning (moves to a new town/city, etc)
Prince of Wolves by Quinn Loftis 07/03/12 ***
Prince of Wolves (The Grey Wolves, #1) by Quinn Loftis

Independence Day: read a book with a red, blue or white cover
Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire 07/05/12 **
Beautiful Disaster (Beautiful, #1) by Jamie McGuire

Thanksgiving: read a book where the main character is family oriented, book with a brown or orange cover.
Eleven Minutes by Paulo Coelho 06/30/12 ****
Eleven Minutes by Paulo Coelho

Christmas: read a book with a christmas theme, book with a red or green cover
The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen 07/04/12 ****
The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen

Bonus - Birthday: read a book that was published on the month that you were born.
Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson (June 2011) 07/05/12 ***
Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson

Category 4:

Freebie: read any book you want.
First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones 07/10/12 ****
First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson, #1) by Darynda Jones

New to You: read a book from a New Author. (No Re-Reads!)
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquival 06/28/12 ****
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Favorite Color: read a book that features your favorite color
Lincoln by Cathy Yardley 07/12/12 ***(blue)
The Player's Club Lincoln by Cathy Yardley

Book Boyfriend: read a book that features a character you might add to your book boyfriend list
Chocolate Magic by Kayla Russo 07/07/12 ****
Chocolate Magic by Kayla Russo

Bonus:

Finish a Series: read a book that will complete a series that you've started reading prior to this challenge
Finn by Cathy Yardley 07/12/12 ***
The Player's Club Finn by Cathy Yardley

Pop-Up Reads: read a book that popped out to you and took your interest instantly or that just sparked a liking to you
Duchess of Aquitaine by Margaret Ball 07/09/12 ****
Duchess of Aquitaine A Novel of Eleanor by Margaret Ball

Attack of the TBR: pick a book from your TBR that has been on there for longer than 6 months
The Girl Born of Smoke by Jessica Billings 07/02/12 ***
The Girl Born of Smoke by Jessica Billings


message 23: by JessicaAnn (last edited Jul 06, 2012 04:04PM) (new)

JessicaAnn Lillis (jeskalillis) Joining..

SEASONS
Duration: 6/28-10/28
Levels:Easy
2/8


Category 3: Holidays

New Year's Day: read a book where the main character starts something new (could be a job, relationship, etc), a new beginning (moves to a new town/city, etc)

Independence Day: read a book with a red, blue or white cover. Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys (7/1/12)

Thanksgiving: read a book where the main character is family oriented, book with a brown or orange cover.

Christmas: read a book with a christmas theme, book with a red or green cover. Chime by Franny Billingsley (7/5/12)

Bonus ~ Birthday: read a book that was published on the month that you were born.

Category 4: Birthday Gift

Freebie: read any book you want.

New to You: read a book from a New Author. (No Re-Reads!)

Favorite Color: read a book that features your favorite color

Book Boyfriend: read a book that features a character you might add to your book boyfriend list


message 24: by Cathy (last edited Jun 29, 2012 07:10PM) (new)

Cathy Galloway | 125 comments TLC Four Seasons Challenge
6/1/12 – 9/30/12
19/28 completed

Category 1: Spell the Word ~ 12 books

S: Secrets of a Proper Lady Victoria Alexander 6/22/12
E: Eloisa James The Taming of the Duke 6/15/12
A: Alexander, Victoria What A Lady Wants 6/14/12
S: Seth Grahame-Smith Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
O: Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost
N: Nalini Singh Tangle of Need 6/18/12

S: Stephanie Chong, Where Demons Fear to Tread 6/5/12
U: Unexpected Pleasures by Mary Wine
M: Moning, Karen Marie The Immortal Highlander 6/17/12
M: Maya Banks,Whispers in the Dark 6/4/12
E: Eloisa James, Pleasure for Pleasure 6/16/12
R: Roth, Veronica Insurgent 6/8/12

Category 2: Seasonal Activities ~ 4 books
Swimmimg:
read a book where the main character is a life guard, book cover with a water scene (beach, ocean, lake) The Tycoon's Rebel Bride by Maya Banks
Gardening: read a book where the main character enjoys gardening work, book with flowers on the cover Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter 6/26/12
Fireplace Cuddling: read a book where the main character is a firefighter, words FIRE or FLAME in the title, book cover has flames or a fireplace on the cover. Tempting the Fire by Sydney Croft
Raking Leaves: read a book where the main character is trying to repent for past sins, book with a red, green, or yellow cover Beguiling the Beauty by Sherry Thomas 6/27/12

Category 3: Holidays ~ 5 books
New Year's Day:
read a book where the main character starts something new (could be a job, relationship, etc), a new beginning (moves to a new town/city, etc) How to Abduct a Highland Lord by Karen Hawkins 6/28/12
Independence Day: read a book with a red, blue or white cover Crossed by Ally Condie
Thanksgiving: read a book where the main character is family oriented, book with a brown or orange cover. A Desperate Journey by Debra ParmleyM. 6/7/12
Christmas: read a book with a christmas theme, book with a red or green cover Causing Havoc by Lori Foster
Bonus ~ Birthday: read a book that was published on the month that you were born.Trace of Fever by Lori Foster May 31 6/22/12

Category 4: Birthday Gift ~ 4 books
Freebie:
read any book you want. Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris 6/20/12
New to You: read a book from a New Author. (No Re-Reads!) Fifty Shades of Grey by EL Smith
Favorite Color: read a book that features your favorite color Matched by Ally Condie 6/10/12
Book Boyfriend: read a book that features a character you might add to your book boyfriend list Karma by Carly Phillips (Dare)

Bonus: ~ 3 books
Finish a Series
~ read a book that will complete a series that you've started reading prior to this challenge Timeless by Gail Carriger 6/2/12
Pop-Up Reads ~ read a book that popped out to you and took your interest instantly or that just sparked a liking to you A Girl's Guide to Vampires by Katie MacAlister 6/25/12
Attack of the TBR ~ pick a book from your TBR that has been on there for longer than 6 months Father Mine: Zsadist and Bella's Story by JR Ward May 2011 6/28/12


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Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 3560 comments Mod
Duration: 6/1-9/30
Hard
7/28

Cat1
S: Swear 6/7
E:
A:Allison Sekemoto The Immortal Rules6/18
S: Storm Front 6/30
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S:
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M:
M:
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Cat2
Swimmimg:
Gardening:
Fireplace Cuddling:
Raking Leaves:

Cat3
New Year's Day: Devoured 6/19
Independence Day: Tempest 6/17
Thanksgiving:
Christmas:

Cat4
Freebie:
New to You:
Favorite Color:
Book Boyfriend:

Bonus
Birthday: Paranormalcy 6/20
Finish a Series:
Pop-Up Reads: Coveted 6/24
Attack of the TBR:


Swear (Swoon, #2) by Nina Malkin Tempest (Tempest, #1) by Julie Cross The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1) by Julie Kagawa Devoured by Amanda Marrone Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1) by Kiersten White Coveted by Shawntelle Madison Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher


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Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 3560 comments Mod
Duration: 6/1-9/30
Hard
8/28

Cat1
S: Swear 6/7
E:
A:Allison Sekemoto The Immortal Rules6/18
S: Storm Front 6/30
O:
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S:
U:
M:
M:
E:
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Cat2
Swimmimg:
Gardening:
Fireplace Cuddling:
Raking Leaves: Wicked Appetite 7/8

Cat3
New Year's Day: Devoured 6/19
Independence Day: Tempest 6/17
Thanksgiving:
Christmas:

Cat4
Freebie:
New to You:
Favorite Color:
Book Boyfriend:

Bonus
Birthday: Paranormalcy 6/20
Finish a Series:
Pop-Up Reads: Coveted 6/24
Attack of the TBR:



Swear (Swoon, #2) by Nina Malkin Tempest (Tempest, #1) by Julie Cross The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1) by Julie Kagawa Devoured by Amanda Marrone Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1) by Kiersten White Coveted by Shawntelle Madison Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher Wicked Appetite (Lizzy & Diesel, #1) by Janet Evanovich


message 27: by Shelly (last edited Sep 14, 2012 07:42AM) (new)

Shelly Bretheim (shellybre) Four Seasons Challenge
July 11, 2012 - Nov. 11, 2012
14/28 completed

Category 1: Spell the Word
9/12

S: Ship Breaker July 13
E: The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths July 23
A:
S: Jennifer Sey wrote Chalked Up: Inside Elite Gymnastics' Merciless Coaching, Overzealous Parents, Eating Disorders, and Elusive Olympic Dreams July 22
O: Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever by Bill O'Reilly July 23
N:

S:The Surgeon Aug.20
U:
M:Mark Twain wrote Tom Sawyer July 20
M: My Name Is Memory by Ann Brashares Aug. 25
E:A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines July 25
R: Ready Player One Sept.3

Category 2: Seasonal Activities
3/4

Swimmimg The Witness by Nora Roberts Sept.12
Gardening Blue Dahlia (In The Garden, #1) by Nora Roberts July 17
Fireplace Cuddling A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess Aug 1
Raking Leaves

Category 3: Holidays
2/5

New Year's Day American Pie: A Novel Aug.21
Independence Day
Thanksgiving
Christmas The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding July 15

Bonus

Birthday: read a book that was published on the month that you were born.

Category 4: Birthday Gift
3/4

Freebie - The Night Circus July 12
New to You - Nevil Shute wrote On the Beach Aug.12
Favorite Color
Book Boyfriend - Savor the Moment by Nora Roberts Sept. 10

Bonus:

Finish a Series
Pop-Up Reads
Attack of the TBR - Happy AccidentsJuly 27


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Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 3560 comments Mod
Duration: 6/1-9/30
Hard
11/28

Cat1
S: Swear 6/7
E:
A:Allison Sekemoto The Immortal Rules6/18
S: Storm Front 6/30
O:
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S:
U:
M:
M:
E:
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Cat2
Swimmimg:
Gardening:
Fireplace Cuddling:
Raking Leaves: Wicked Appetite 7/8

Cat3
New Year's Day: Devoured 6/19
Independence Day: Tempest 6/17
Thanksgiving:
Christmas: The Bite Before Christmas 7/12

Cat4
Freebie:
New to You: A Tale Dark and Grimm 7/12
Favorite Color:
Book Boyfriend:Bones Halfway to the Grave7/12

Bonus
Birthday: Paranormalcy 6/20
Finish a Series:
Pop-Up Reads: Coveted 6/24
Attack of the TBR:

Swear (Swoon, #2) by Nina Malkin Tempest (Tempest, #1) by Julie Cross The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1) by Julie Kagawa Devoured by Amanda Marrone Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1) by Kiersten White Coveted by Shawntelle Madison Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher Wicked Appetite (Lizzy & Diesel, #1) by Janet Evanovich Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, #1) by Jeaniene Frost A Tale Dark and Grimm (A Tale Dark & Grimm #1) by Adam Gidwitz The Bite Before Christmas (Argeneau, #15.5; Night Huntress, #6.5) by Lynsay Sands


message 29: by ~Melissa~ (new)

~Melissa~ | 1690 comments UPDATE ~ 14/16 complete


message 30: by Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos), Group Creator (new)

Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 3560 comments Mod
Duration: 6/1-9/30
Hard
13/28

Cat1
S: Swear 6/7
E:
A:Allison Sekemoto The Immortal Rules6/18
S: Storm Front 6/30
O:
N:

S:
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M:
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R:Rachel Vincent Pride7/18

Cat2
Swimmimg: Awake at Dawn 7/18
Gardening:
Fireplace Cuddling:
Raking Leaves: Wicked Appetite 7/8

Cat3
New Year's Day: Devoured 6/19
Independence Day: Tempest 6/17
Thanksgiving:
Christmas: The Bite Before Christmas 7/12

Cat4
Freebie:
New to You: A Tale Dark and Grimm 7/12
Favorite Color:
Book Boyfriend:Bones Halfway to the Grave7/12

Bonus
Birthday: Paranormalcy 6/20
Finish a Series:
Pop-Up Reads: Coveted 6/24
Attack of the TBR:



Swear (Swoon, #2) by Nina Malkin Tempest (Tempest, #1) by Julie Cross The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1) by Julie Kagawa Devoured by Amanda Marrone Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1) by Kiersten White Coveted by Shawntelle Madison Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher Wicked Appetite (Lizzy & Diesel, #1) by Janet Evanovich Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, #1) by Jeaniene Frost A Tale Dark and Grimm (A Tale Dark & Grimm #1) by Adam Gidwitz The Bite Before Christmas (Argeneau, #15.5; Night Huntress, #6.5) by Lynsay Sands Pride (Shifters, #3) by Rachel Vincent Awake at Dawn (Shadow Falls, #2) by C.C. Hunter


message 31: by ~Melissa~ (new)

~Melissa~ | 1690 comments Update 15/16 read


message 32: by Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos), Group Creator (new)

Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 3560 comments Mod
Just one more Melissa


message 33: by NayNay (new)

NayNay Hard: 28/28

Category 1:

S: - Splendour Falls by Susanna Kearsley 07/13/12 ***
E: - Magic Hour by Kristin Hannah 07/14/12 **** (character: Ellie)
A: - Irish Moon by Amber Scott 07/09/12 ****
S: - The Borgia Betrayal by Sara Poole 07/15/12 ****
O: - Heart if Ice by Gregg Olsen 07/21/12 ****
N: - a Nation of Ruins by Robert John Burke 07/06/12 ***
S: - the Sultan's Seal by Jenny White 07/18/12 ****
U: - Under the Covers by Roz Lee 07/23/12 ****
M: - Midwyf: Liza by Valerie Levy 07/01/12 ***
M: - Mariana by Susanna Kearsley 07/03/12 ****
E: Sphinx's Princess by Esther Friesner 07/17/12 ****
R: Dancing in the Moonlight by RaeAnne Thayne 06/29/12 ****
Category 2:

Swimmimg: read a book where the main character is a life guard, book cover with a water scene (beach, ocean, lake)
Divergent by Veronica Roth 07/08/12 ***

Gardening: read a book where the main character enjoys gardening work, book with flowers on the cover
Branded as Trouble by Lorelei James 06/30/12 **

Fireplace Cuddling: read a book where the main character is a firefighter, words FIRE or FLAME in the title, book cover has flames or a fireplace on the cover.
Midnight Fire by Melody Anne 07/11/12 ***

Raking Leaves: read a book where the main character is trying to repent for past sins, book with a red, green, or yellow cover
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin 06/27/12 ***
Category 3:

New Year's Day: read a book where the main character starts something new (could be a job, relationship, etc), a new beginning (moves to a new town/city, etc)
Prince of Wolves by Quinn Loftis 07/03/12 ***

Independence Day: read a book with a red, blue or white cover
Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire 07/05/12 **

Thanksgiving: read a book where the main character is family oriented, book with a brown or orange cover.
Eleven Minutes by Paulo Coelho 06/30/12 ****

Christmas: read a book with a christmas theme, book with a red or green cover
The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen 07/04/12 ****

Bonus - Birthday: read a book that was published on the month that you were born.
Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson (June 2011) 07/05/12 ***
Category 4:

Freebie: read any book you want.
First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones 07/10/12 ****

New to You: read a book from a New Author. (No Re-Reads!)
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquival 06/28/12 ****

Favorite Color: read a book that features your favorite color
Lincoln by Cathy Yardley 07/12/12 ***(blue)

Book Boyfriend: read a book that features a character you might add to your book boyfriend list
Chocolate Magic by Kayla Russo 07/07/12 ****
Bonus:

Finish a Series: read a book that will complete a series that you've started reading prior to this challenge
Finn by Cathy Yardley 07/12/12 ***

Pop-Up Reads: read a book that popped out to you and took your interest instantly or that just sparked a liking to you
Duchess of Aquitaine by Margaret Ball 07/09/12 ****

Attack of the TBR: pick a book from your TBR that has been on there for longer than 6 months
The Girl Born of Smoke by Jessica Billings 07/02/12 ***

Finishe my challenge....good luck all and happy reading!


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Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 3560 comments Mod
W2G NayNay


message 35: by Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos), Group Creator (new)

Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 3560 comments Mod
Duration: 6/1-9/30
Hard
15/28

Cat1
S: Swear 6/7
E:
A:Allison Sekemoto The Immortal Rules6/18
S: Storm Front 6/30
O:
N:

S: Sweet Evil 7/22
U:
M:
M:
E:
R:Rachel Vincent Pride7/18

Cat2
Swimmimg: Awake at Dawn 7/18
Gardening:
Fireplace Cuddling:
Raking Leaves: Wicked Appetite 7/8

Cat3
New Year's Day: Devoured 6/19
Independence Day: Tempest 6/17
Thanksgiving:
Christmas: The Bite Before Christmas 7/12

Cat4
Freebie:
New to You: A Tale Dark and Grimm 7/12
Favorite Color:Pink Taken at Dusk7/22
Book Boyfriend:Bones Halfway to the Grave7/12

Bonus
Birthday: Paranormalcy 6/20
Finish a Series:
Pop-Up Reads: Coveted 6/24
Attack of the TBR:


Swear (Swoon, #2) by Nina Malkin Tempest (Tempest, #1) by Julie Cross The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1) by Julie Kagawa Devoured by Amanda Marrone Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1) by Kiersten White Coveted by Shawntelle Madison Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher Wicked Appetite (Lizzy & Diesel, #1) by Janet Evanovich Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, #1) by Jeaniene Frost A Tale Dark and Grimm (A Tale Dark & Grimm #1) by Adam Gidwitz The Bite Before Christmas (Argeneau, #15.5; Night Huntress, #6.5) by Lynsay Sands Pride (Shifters, #3) by Rachel Vincent Awake at Dawn (Shadow Falls, #2) by C.C. Hunter Taken at Dusk (Shadow Falls, #3) by C.C. Hunter Sweet Evil (The Sweet Trilogy, #1) by Wendy Higgins


message 36: by Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos), Group Creator (new)

Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 3560 comments Mod
Duration: 6/1-9/30
Hard
16/28

Cat1
S: Swear 6/7
E:
A:Allison Sekemoto The Immortal Rules6/18
S: Storm Front 6/30
O: One Foot in the Grave 7/28
N:

S: Sweet Evil 7/22
U:
M:
M:
E:
R:Rachel Vincent Pride7/18

Cat2
Swimmimg: Awake at Dawn 7/18
Gardening:
Fireplace Cuddling:
Raking Leaves: Wicked Appetite 7/8

Cat3
New Year's Day: Devoured 6/19
Independence Day: Tempest 6/17
Thanksgiving:
Christmas: The Bite Before Christmas 7/12

Cat4
Freebie:
New to You: A Tale Dark and Grimm 7/12
Favorite Color:Pink Taken at Dusk7/22
Book Boyfriend:Bones Halfway to the Grave7/12

Bonus
Birthday: Paranormalcy 6/20
Finish a Series:
Pop-Up Reads: Coveted 6/24
Attack of the TBR:

Swear (Swoon, #2) by Nina Malkin Tempest (Tempest, #1) by Julie Cross The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1) by Julie Kagawa Devoured by Amanda Marrone Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1) by Kiersten White Coveted by Shawntelle Madison Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher Wicked Appetite (Lizzy & Diesel, #1) by Janet Evanovich Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, #1) by Jeaniene Frost A Tale Dark and Grimm (A Tale Dark & Grimm #1) by Adam Gidwitz The Bite Before Christmas (Argeneau, #15.5; Night Huntress, #6.5) by Lynsay Sands Pride (Shifters, #3) by Rachel Vincent Awake at Dawn (Shadow Falls, #2) by C.C. Hunter Taken at Dusk (Shadow Falls, #3) by C.C. Hunter Sweet Evil (The Sweet Trilogy, #1) by Wendy Higgins One Foot in the Grave (Night Huntress, #2) by Jeaniene Frost


message 37: by Suzanne (last edited Nov 30, 2012 08:42AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1514 comments The Lost Challenges
Four Seasons Challenge
Duration:
8/1/2012 - 11/30/2012

Progress: 28 out of 28
Date & Rate

Category 1: Spell the Word

Spell out the word SEASON with books whose Title/Author/Main Character begins with each letter.

S: Skinwalker by Faith Hunter - ***** - 10/1/2012
E: E.L. James; Fifty Shades of Grey - *** - 9/21/2012
A: Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews - ***** - 10/3/2012
S: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith - ***** - 8/13/2012
O: Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper - **** - 10/15/2012
N: Nick Ziegler: Crazy For You by Jennifer Crusie - ***** - 10/22/2012

Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1) by E.L. James Skinwalker (Jane Yellowrock, #1) by Faith Hunter Magic Strikes (Kate Daniels, #3) by Ilona Andrews Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper Crazy For You by Jennifer Crusie

Spell out one of the seasons... WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER or AUTUMN with books whose Title/Author/Main Character begins with each letter.

W: Joanne Walker: Urban Shaman by C.E. Murphy - **** - 11/7/2012
I: Ilona Andrews; Magic Burns - ***** - 9/1/2012
N: Nalini Singh; Hostage to Pleasure - *** - 11/29/2012
T: Three to Get Deadly by Janet Evanovich - ***** - 8/25/2012
E: Amy Efaw; After - ***** - 9/25/2012
R: River Marked by Patricia Briggs - **** - 10/11/2012

Three to Get Deadly (Stephanie Plum, #3) by Janet Evanovich Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2) by Ilona Andrews After by Amy Efaw River Marked (Mercedes Thompson, #6) by Patricia Briggs Urban Shaman (Walker Papers, #1) by C.E. Murphy Hostage to Pleasure (Psy-Changeling, #5) by Nalini Singh

Category 2: Seasonal Activities

Swimmimg: Read a book where the main character is a life guard, book cover with a water scene (beach, ocean, lake):
The Inn At Eagle Point by Sherryl Woods - 11/30/2012 - *****

Gardening: Read a book where the main character enjoys gardening work, book with flowers on the cover:
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling - 8/21/2012 - *****

Fireplace Cuddling: Read a book where the main character is a firefighter, words FIRE or FLAME in the title, book cover has flames or a fireplace on the cover:
Mine to Possess by Nalini Singh - 9/13/2012 - ***

Raking Leaves: Read a book where the main character is trying to repent for past sins, book with a red, green, or yellow cover:
Uncommon Criminals by Ally Carter - 8/20/2012 - *****

Uncommon Criminals (Heist Society, #2) by Ally Carter Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling Mine to Possess (Psy-Changeling, #4) by Nalini Singh The Inn At Eagle Point (Chesapeake Shores, #1) by Sherryl Woods

Category 3: Holidays

New Year's Day: Read a book where the main character starts something new (could be a job, relationship, etc), a new beginning (moves to a new town/city, etc):
Archangel's Kiss by Nalini Singh - 8/16/2012 - ***

Independence Day: Read a book with a red, blue or white cover:
Bone Crossed by Patricia Briggs - 8/2/2012 - *****

Thanksgiving: Read a book where the main character is family oriented, book with a brown or orange cover:
One Day by David Nicholls - 8/9/2012 - *****

Christmas: Read a book with a christmas theme, book with a red or green cover:
The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle - 10/8/2012 - *****

Bonus ~ Birthday: Read a book that was published on the month that you were born:
Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher - 9/28/2012 - *****

Bone Crossed (Mercedes Thompson, #4) by Patricia Briggs One Day by David Nicholls Archangel's Kiss (Guild Hunter, #2) by Nalini Singh Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle

Category 4: Birthday Gift

Freebie: Read any book you want:
At Grave's End by Jeaniene Frost - *** - 10/18/2012

New to You: Read a book from a New Author. (No Re-Reads!):
Gone, Gone, Gone by Hannah Moskowitz - *** - 9/4/2012

Favorite Color: Read a book that features your favorite color: Teal
Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs - ***** - 9/4/2012

Book Boyfriend: Read a book that features a character you might add to your book boyfriend list:
Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs - **** - 10/9/2012

Gone, Gone, Gone by Hannah Moskowitz Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega, #1) by Patricia Briggs Silver Borne (Mercedes Thompson, #5) by Patricia Briggs At Grave's End (Night Huntress, #3) by Jeaniene Frost

Bonus:

Finish a Series ~ Read a book that will complete a series that you've started reading prior to this challenge ~
Where She Went by Gayle Forman - 8/6/2012 - **

Pop-Up Reads ~ Read a book that popped out to you and took your interest instantly or that just sparked a liking to you ~
First Drop of Crimson by Jeaniene Frost - ***** - 8/4/2012

Attack of the TBR ~ Pick a book from your TBR that has been on there for longer than 6 months ~ Divergent by Veronica Roth - ***** - 9/17/2012

First Drop of Crimson (Night Huntress World, #1) by Jeaniene Frost Where She Went (If I Stay, #2) by Gayle Forman Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth


message 38: by Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos), Group Creator (new)

Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 3560 comments Mod
Duration: 6/1-9/30
Hard
22/28

Cat1
S: Swear 6/7
E: Everdark 7/30
A:Allison Sekemoto The Immortal Rules6/18
S: Storm Front 6/30
O: One Foot in the Grave 7/28
N:

S: Sweet Evil 7/22
U:
M:Maisie Green-Eyed Demon8/9
M:Miles Fisher Fallen in Love9/13
E:
R:Rachel Vincent Pride7/18

Cat2
Swimmimg: Awake at Dawn 7/18
Gardening: Passion 8/12
Fireplace Cuddling: Werewolf in the North Woods 8/6
Raking Leaves: Wicked Appetite 7/8

Cat3
New Year's Day: Devoured 6/19
Independence Day: Tempest 6/17
Thanksgiving:
Christmas: The Bite Before Christmas 7/12

Cat4
Freebie:
New to You: A Tale Dark and Grimm 7/12
Favorite Color:Pink Taken at Dusk7/22
Book Boyfriend:Bones Halfway to the Grave7/12

Bonus
Birthday: Paranormalcy 6/20
Finish a Series:
Pop-Up Reads: Coveted 6/24
Attack of the TBR: Raised by Wolves 8/9


Swear (Swoon, #2) by Nina Malkin Tempest (Tempest, #1) by Julie Cross The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1) by Julie Kagawa Devoured by Amanda Marrone Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1) by Kiersten White Coveted by Shawntelle Madison Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher Wicked Appetite (Lizzy & Diesel, #1) by Janet Evanovich Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, #1) by Jeaniene Frost A Tale Dark & Grimm (A Tale Dark & Grimm, #1) by Adam Gidwitz The Bite Before Christmas (Argeneau, #15.5; Night Huntress, #6.5) by Lynsay Sands Pride (Shifters, #3) by Rachel Vincent Awake at Dawn (Shadow Falls, #2) by C.C. Hunter Taken at Dusk (Shadow Falls, #3) by C.C. Hunter Sweet Evil (The Sweet Trilogy, #1) by Wendy Higgins One Foot in the Grave (Night Huntress, #2) by Jeaniene Frost Everdark (Dark Ink Chronicles #2) by Elle Jasper Werewolf in the North Woods (Wild About You #2) by Vicki Lewis Thompson Green-Eyed Demon (Sabina Kane, #3) by Jaye Wells Raised by Wolves (Raised by Wolves, #1) by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Fallen (Fallen, #1) by Lauren Kate Fallen in Love (Fallen, #3.5) by Lauren Kate


message 39: by Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos), Group Creator (new)

Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 3560 comments Mod
Duration: 6/1-9/30
Hard
23/28

Cat1
S: Swear 6/7
E: Everdark 7/30
A:Allison Sekemoto The Immortal Rules6/18
S: Storm Front 6/30
O: One Foot in the Grave 7/28
N:

S: Sweet Evil 7/22
U: The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer 8/15
M:Maisie Green-Eyed Demon8/9
M:Miles Fisher Fallen in Love9/13
E:
R:Rachel Vincent Pride7/18

Cat2
Swimmimg: Awake at Dawn 7/18
Gardening: Passion 8/12
Fireplace Cuddling: Werewolf in the North Woods 8/6
Raking Leaves: Wicked Appetite 7/8

Cat3
New Year's Day: Devoured 6/19
Independence Day: Tempest 6/17
Thanksgiving:
Christmas: The Bite Before Christmas 7/12

Cat4
Freebie:
New to You: A Tale Dark and Grimm 7/12
Favorite Color:Pink Taken at Dusk7/22
Book Boyfriend:Bones Halfway to the Grave7/12

Bonus
Birthday: Paranormalcy 6/20
Finish a Series:
Pop-Up Reads: Coveted 6/24
Attack of the TBR: Raised by Wolves 8/9


Swear (Swoon, #2) by Nina Malkin Tempest (Tempest, #1) by Julie Cross The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1) by Julie Kagawa Devoured by Amanda Marrone Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1) by Kiersten White Coveted by Shawntelle Madison Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher Wicked Appetite (Lizzy & Diesel, #1) by Janet Evanovich Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, #1) by Jeaniene Frost A Tale Dark & Grimm (A Tale Dark & Grimm, #1) by Adam Gidwitz The Bite Before Christmas (Argeneau, #15.5; Night Huntress, #6.5) by Lynsay Sands Pride (Shifters, #3) by Rachel Vincent Awake at Dawn (Shadow Falls, #2) by C.C. Hunter Taken at Dusk (Shadow Falls, #3) by C.C. Hunter Sweet Evil (The Sweet Trilogy, #1) by Wendy Higgins One Foot in the Grave (Night Huntress, #2) by Jeaniene Frost Everdark (Dark Ink Chronicles #2) by Elle Jasper Werewolf in the North Woods (Wild About You #2) by Vicki Lewis Thompson Green-Eyed Demon (Sabina Kane, #3) by Jaye Wells Raised by Wolves (Raised by Wolves, #1) by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Fallen (Fallen, #1) by Lauren Kate Fallen in Love (Fallen, #3.5) by Lauren Kate The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #1) by Michelle Hodkin


message 40: by southpaw285 (new)

southpaw285 I finished!

TLC Four Seasons Challenge
06/10/12 - 10/09/12
28/28 Completed

Category 1: Spell the Word

Spell out the word SEASON with books whose Title/Author/Main Character begins with each letter.

✔1. S: Sweet Spot/Kate Angell==07.15.12***
✔2. E: Elly Griffiths/The Crossing Places==07.08.12****
✔3. A: Aunt Dimity and the Duke/Nancy Atherton==06.27.12***
✔4. S: Soulless/Gail Carriger==07.25.12***
✔5. O: Open Season/Linda Howard==06.30.12***
✔6. N: Never Let Me Go/Kazuo Ishiguro==07.09.12***

Spell out one of the seasons... WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER or AUTUMN with books whose Title/Author/Main Character begins with each letter.

✔7. S: Some Girls Bite/Chloe Neill==08.04.12****
✔8. P: Postmortem/Patricia Cornwell==07.19.12****
✔9. R: Robert James Waller/The Bridges of Madison County
✔10. I: I'll Walk AloneMary Higgins Clark==07.06.12***
✔11. N: Nora Roberts/Irish Thoroughbred==07.30.12****
✔12. G: Grafton, Sue/F is for Fugitive==08.01.12***

Category 2: Seasonal Activities

✔13. Swimmimg: read a book where the main character is a life guard, book cover with a water scene (beach, ocean, lake)
Storm Watch #487)/Jill Shalvis==06.23.12

✔14. Gardening: read a book where the main character enjoys gardening work, book with flowers on the cover. Dance Upon The Air/Nora Roberts==06.20.12***

✔15. Fireplace Cuddling: read a book where the main character is a firefighter, words FIRE or FLAME in the title, book cover has flames or a fireplace on the cover.
Firefly Lane/Kristin Hannah==08.23.12***

✔16. Raking Leaves: read a book where the main character is trying to repent for past sins, book with a red, green, or yellow cover.
Eleven on Top/Janet Evanovich==06.16.12****
Eleven on Top (Stephanie Plum, #11) by Janet Evanovich

Category 3: Holidays

✔17. New Year's Day: read a book where the main character starts something new (could be a job, relationship, etc), a new beginning (moves to a new town/city, etc)
One Dance with a Duke/Tessa Dare==07.10.12***

✔18. Independence Day: read a book with a red, blue or white cover
A Night Like This/Julia Quinn==07.02.12***

✔19. Thanksgiving: read a book where the main character is family oriented, book with a brown or orange cover.
A Thousand Splendid Suns/Khaled Hosseini==06.23.12**

✔20. Christmas: read a book with a christmas theme, book with a red or green cover
Visions of Sugar Plums/Janet Evanovich==06.30.12**

✔21. Bonus ~ Birthday: read a book that was published on the month that you were born.
Shanghai Girls/Lisa See==07.05.12****

Category 4: Birthday Gift

✔22. Freebie: read any book you want.
Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage/M.C. Beaton==06.28.12****

✔23. New to You: read a book from a New Author.
Missing Persons/O'Donohue, Clare==06.21.12***

✔24. Favorite Color: read a book that features your favorite color (purple)
Track Of The Cat/Nevada Barr==07.20.12***
Track of the Cat (Anna Pigeon, #1) by Nevada Barr

✔25. Book Boyfriend: read a book that features a character you might add to your book boyfriend list
Twelve Sharp/Janet Evanovich==07.07.12****

Bonus:

✔26. Finish a Series ~ read a book that will complete a series that you've started reading prior to this challenge
Live Wire/Lora Leigh==07.04.12***

✔27. Pop-Up Reads ~ read a book that popped out to you and took your interest instantly or that just sparked a liking to you
Fifty Shades of Grey/E.L. James==06.17.12***

✔28. Attack of the TBR ~ pick a book from your TBR that has been on there for longer than 6 months
Hot Finish/Erin McCarthy==06.24.12**

********************CHALLENGE COMPLETED 08/23/12********************


message 41: by ~Melissa~ (new)

~Melissa~ | 1690 comments Four Season Challenge
June 1 ~ Sept 30,2012
Easy Level
16/16 read Completed 8/25/12

Category 1:SPELL the WORD

S ~ Doms of Dark Haven *Sierra Cartwright 6/4/12 4/5♥
E ~ Spider's Bite Jennifer *Estep 6/1/12 4/5♥
A ~ *Alexis Morgan Dark Protector 6/18/12 4/5♥
S ~ Dark Citadel Cherise *Sinclair 6/2/12 4/5♥
O ~ Out Of Her League 7/1/12 3/5♥
N ~ *Nalini Singh Hostage to Pleasure 6/27/12 3/5♥


S ~ *Selena Kitt Heidi And The Kaiser 6/29/12 3/5♥
U ~ The Unseen 7/9/12 4/5♥
M ~ *Maya Banks Understood 7/12/12 2/5♥
M ~ Master of the Abyss 6/13/12 4/5♥
E ~ Louisa *Edwards Can't Stand The Heat 6/21/12 4/5♥
R ~ Riding Wild 7/22/12 4/5♥

Category 4: Birthday Gift

Freebie: Grave Witch 6/14/12 4/5♥
New to You: read a book from a New Author:A Game of Thrones 6/19/12 5/5♥
Favorite Color: read a book that features your favorite color Riding Temptation 8/16/12 4/5♥
Book Boyfriend: Magic to the Bone 7/7/12 4/5♥



Doms of Dark Haven (Mountain Masters, #1.5) by Sierra Cartwright Dark Citadel (Masters of the Shadowlands, #2) by Cherise Sinclair Spider's Bite (Elemental Assassin, #1) by Jennifer Estep A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin Can't Stand The Heat (Recipe for Love #1) by Louisa Edwards Dark Protector (Paladins of Darkness, #1) by Alexis Morgan Grave Witch (Alex Craft, #1) by Kalayna Price Master of the Abyss (Mountain Masters, #2) by Cherise Sinclair Hostage to Pleasure (Psy-Changeling, #5) by Nalini Singh Magic to the Bone (Allie Beckstrom, #1) by Devon Monk Out Of Her League by Kaylea Cross The Unseen by Heather Graham Understood (Unspoken, #1) by Maya Banks Heidi and the Kaiser by Selena Kitt Riding Wild (Wild Riders, #1) by Jaci Burton Riding Temptation (Wild Riders, #2) by Jaci Burton


message 42: by Cathy (new)

Cathy Galloway | 125 comments TLC Four Seasons Challenge
6/1/12 – 9/30/12
28/28 completed

Category 1: Spell the Word ~ 12 books

S: Secrets of a Proper Lady Victoria Alexander 6/22/12
E: Eloisa James The Taming of the Duke 6/15/12
A: Alexander, Victoria What A Lady Wants 6/14/12
S: Stiefvater, Maggie Linger7/13/12
O: Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost8/9/12
N: Nalini Singh Tangle of Need 6/18/12

S: Stephanie Chong, Where Demons Fear to Tread 6/5/12
U: Unexpected Pleasures by Mary Wine7/3/12
M: Moning, Karen Marie The Immortal Highlander 6/17/12
M: Maya Banks,Whispers in the Dark 6/4/12
E: Eloisa James, Pleasure for Pleasure 6/16/12
R: Roth, Veronica Insurgent 6/8/12

Category 2: Seasonal Activities ~ 4 books
Swimmimg:
read a book where the main character is a life guard, book cover with a water scene (beach, ocean, lake) The Tycoon's Rebel Bride by Maya Banks7/10/12
Gardening: read a book where the main character enjoys gardening work, book with flowers on the cover Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter 6/26/12
Fireplace Cuddling: read a book where the main character is a firefighter, words FIRE or FLAME in the title, book cover has flames or a fireplace on the cover. Tempting the Fire by Sydney Croft8/28/12
Raking Leaves: read a book where the main character is trying to repent for past sins, book with a red, green, or yellow cover Beguiling the Beauty by Sherry Thomas 6/27/12

Category 3: Holidays ~ 5 books
New Year's Day:
read a book where the main character starts something new (could be a job, relationship, etc), a new beginning (moves to a new town/city, etc) How to Abduct a Highland Lord by Karen Hawkins 6/28/12
Independence Day: read a book with a red, blue or white cover Crossed by Ally Condie7/9/12
Thanksgiving: read a book where the main character is family oriented, book with a brown or orange cover. A Desperate Journey by Debra ParmleyM. 6/7/12
Christmas: read a book with a christmas theme, book with a red or green cover Causing Havoc by Lori Foster7/20/12
Bonus ~ Birthday: read a book that was published on the month that you were born.Trace of Fever by Lori Foster May 31 6/22/12

Category 4: Birthday Gift ~ 4 books DONE
Freebie:
read any book you want. Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris 6/20/12
New to You: read a book from a New Author. (No Re-Reads!) Fifty Shades of Grey by EL Smith7/5/12
Favorite Color: read a book that features your favorite color Matched by Ally Condie 6/10/12
Book Boyfriend: read a book that features a character you might add to your book boyfriend list Karma by Carly Phillips (Dare)7/13/12

Bonus: ~ 3 books DONE
Finish a Series
~ read a book that will complete a series that you've started reading prior to this challenge Timeless by Gail Carriger 6/2/12
Pop-Up Reads ~ read a book that popped out to you and took your interest instantly or that just sparked a liking to you A Girl's Guide to Vampires by Katie MacAlister 6/25/12
Attack of the TBR ~ pick a book from your TBR that has been on there for longer than 6 months Father Mine: Zsadist and Bella's Story by JR Ward May 2011 6/28/12


message 43: by Cindy (new)

Cindy (cynx) | 408 comments Great job NayNay, southpaw285, Melissa, & Cathy! ☺


message 44: by Rabaab (new)

Rabaab I am in


message 45: by Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos), Group Creator (new)

Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 3560 comments Mod
Duration: 6/1-9/30
Hard
25/28

Cat1
S: Swear 6/7
E: Everdark 7/30
A:Allison Sekemoto The Immortal Rules6/18
S: Storm Front 6/30
O: One Foot in the Grave 7/28
N:

S: Sweet Evil 7/22
U: The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer 8/15
M:Maisie Green-Eyed Demon8/9
M:Miles Fisher Fallen in Love8/13
E:Eleanor Bell Dead Beautiful8/27
R:Rachel Vincent Pride7/18

Cat2
Swimmimg: Awake at Dawn 7/18
Gardening: Passion 8/12
Fireplace Cuddling: Werewolf in the North Woods 8/6
Raking Leaves: Wicked Appetite 7/8

Cat3
New Year's Day: Devoured 6/19
Independence Day: Tempest 6/17
Thanksgiving:
Christmas: The Bite Before Christmas 7/12

Cat4
Freebie: Carrier of the Mark 8/27
New to You: A Tale Dark and Grimm 7/12
Favorite Color:Pink Taken at Dusk7/22
Book Boyfriend:Bones Halfway to the Grave7/12

Bonus
Birthday: Paranormalcy 6/20
Finish a Series:
Pop-Up Reads: Coveted 6/24
Attack of the TBR: Raised by Wolves 8/9


Swear (Swoon, #2) by Nina Malkin Tempest (Tempest, #1) by Julie Cross The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1) by Julie Kagawa Devoured by Amanda Marrone Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1) by Kiersten White Coveted by Shawntelle Madison Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher Wicked Appetite (Lizzy & Diesel, #1) by Janet Evanovich Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, #1) by Jeaniene Frost A Tale Dark & Grimm (A Tale Dark & Grimm, #1) by Adam Gidwitz The Bite Before Christmas (Argeneau, #15.5; Night Huntress, #6.5) by Lynsay Sands Pride (Shifters, #3) by Rachel Vincent Awake at Dawn (Shadow Falls, #2) by C.C. Hunter Taken at Dusk (Shadow Falls, #3) by C.C. Hunter Sweet Evil (The Sweet Trilogy, #1) by Wendy Higgins One Foot in the Grave (Night Huntress, #2) by Jeaniene Frost Everdark (Dark Ink Chronicles #2) by Elle Jasper Werewolf in the North Woods (Wild About You #2) by Vicki Lewis Thompson Green-Eyed Demon (Sabina Kane, #3) by Jaye Wells Raised by Wolves (Raised by Wolves, #1) by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Fallen (Fallen, #1) by Lauren Kate Fallen in Love (Fallen, #3.5) by Lauren Kate The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #1) by Michelle Hodkin Carrier of the Mark (Carrier Trilogy, #1) by Leigh Fallon Dead Beautiful (Dead Beautiful, #1) by Yvonne Woon


message 46: by Someoneyouknow (last edited Sep 17, 2012 01:52PM) (new)

Someoneyouknow | 171 comments I'm definitely in.

[Update 17/09/12]

Four Seasons Challenge
Duration: Sept 7, 2012 - January 7, 2013

Level: Easy
Read 1/8


Category 3: Holidays

New Year's Day:
Independence Day: Hors Champ by Sylvie Germain (white cover) - 17/09/12
Thanksgiving:
Christmas:

Hors Champ by Sylvie Germain

Category 4: Birthday Gift

Freebie:
New to You:
Favorite Color:
Book Boyfriend:


message 47: by ~Melissa~ (new)

~Melissa~ | 1690 comments Round 2
Make~Your~Own
Four Seasons Chalenge
9/1/12 12/1/12


2/19 read


Category 1: Spell the Word

Spell out the word SEASON

S: Nalini *Singh Play of Passion 9/2/12 4/5♥
E:
A:
S:
O:
N:

Spell out one of the seasons...


A:
U:
T:
U:
M:
N:


Category 4: Birthday Gift

Freebie: read any book you want.
New to You: read a book from a New Author. (No Re-Reads!)
Favorite Color: read a book that features your favorite color
Book Boyfriend: Grave Dance 9/5/12 4/5♥ ~ I'd take Death or Falin ☺

Bonus:

Finish a Series ~ read a book that will complete a series that you've started reading prior to this challenge
Pop-Up Reads ~ read a book that popped out to you and took your interest instantly or that just sparked a liking to you
Attack of the TBR ~ pick a book from your TBR that has been on there for longer than 6 months



Play of Passion (Psy-Changeling, #9) by Nalini Singh Grave Dance (Alex Craft, #2) by Kalayna Price


message 48: by Susanne (last edited Oct 11, 2012 03:38AM) (new)

Susanne (bookcrazy47) LC Four Seasons Challenge
Duration: 9/12 2012 - 1/11 2013
Level: Medium

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Read: 11/12

Category II Seasonal Activities: 3/4
✔ Swimming: The Rogue Pirate's Bride 5+ stars 9/12 (book cover with a water scene)
✔ Gardening: To Catch an Heiress 4 stars 9/15 (heroine enjoys gardening)
Fireplace Cuddling: Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble (read a book where the main character is a firefighter, words FIRE or FLAME in the title, book cover has flames or a fireplace on the cover)
✔ Raking Leaves: Dark Lover 5+ stars 4/23 (red cover)

The Rogue Pirate's Bride (The Sons of the Revolution, #3) by Shana Galen To Catch an Heiress (Agents of the Crown, #1) by Julia Quinn Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #1) by J.R. Ward

Category III Holidays: 4/4
✔ Independence Day: Lover Eternal 4 stars 9/23 (blue cover)
✔ Thanksgiving: Slow Ride 3+ stars 9/13 (brown cover)
✔ Christmas: You Slay Me 3 stars 10/2 (red cover)
✔ Bonus: Tied Up, Tied Down 4 stars 9/19 (published in July)

Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #2) by J.R. Ward Slow Ride (Rough Riders, #9.5) by Lorelei James You Slay Me (Aisling Grey Guardian, #1) by Katie MacAlister Tied Up, Tied Down (Rough Riders #4) by Lorelei James

Category IV Birthday Gift: 4/4
✔ Freebie: Awkward 5 stars 9/21 (any book I want)
✔ New to You: Soulless 4 stars 9/16 (new author)
✔ Favorite Color: Married By Morning 4 stars 10/10 (favorite color)
✔ Book Boyfriend: It's In His Kiss (book boyfriend) 5 stars 9/28

Awkward by Marni Bates Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger Married By Morning (The Hathaways #4) by Lisa Kleypas It's In His Kiss (Bridgertons #7) by Julia Quinn


message 49: by [deleted user] (last edited Dec 01, 2012 02:01PM) (new)

Four Seasons Challenge
(The Lost Challenges Group)

Duration: 4 months [Sep,27 - Jan,27]
Level: Easy [2 categories]
Read: 12/16

Category 1 - Spell the word:
✓ S: The Norse King's Daughter by Sandra Hill [Sep,28] ♠♠♠
E: Thief of Shadows by Elizabeth Hoyt
✓ A: The Pirate Next Door by Jennifer Ashley [Oct,4] ♠♠♠♠
✓ S: Born of Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon [Nov,20] ♠♠♠♠
✓ O: Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost [Oct,31] ♠♠♠♠
✓ N: Never Seduce a Scot by Maya Banks [Oct,16] ♠♠♠♠♠
+
✓ W: Wicked Deeds On A Winter's Night by Kresley Cole [Nov,25] ♠♠♠♠♠
✓ I: Rogue Rider by Larissa Ione [Dec,1] ♠♠♠♠♠
N:
✓ T: White Lion's Lady by Tina St. John [Oct,26] ♠♠♠♠
E: Envy by J.R. Ward
R: The Recruit by Monica McCarty

Category 4 - Birthday gift:
✓ Freebie: A Hunger Like No Other by Kresley Cole [Nov,2] ♠♠♠
✓ New to me: The Seduction of His Wife by Janet Chapman [Oct,20] ♠♠♠
✓ Favorite color: The Warlord Wants Forever by Kresley Cole [Nov,18] ♠♠♠
✓ Book boyfriend: No Rest for the Wicked by Kresley Cole [Nov,9] ♠♠♠♠♠

The Norse King's Daughter (Viking I, #10) by Sandra Hill The Pirate Next Door (Regency Pirates, #1) by Jennifer Ashley Born of Night (The League, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Once Burned (Night Prince, #1) by Jeaniene Frost Never Seduce a Scot (The Montgomerys and Armstrongs, #1) by Maya Banks Wicked Deeds On A Winter's Night (Immortals After Dark, #4) by Kresley Cole Rogue Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #4) by Larissa Ione White Lion's Lady (Warrior, #1) by Tina St. John A Hunger Like No Other by Kresley Cole The Seduction of His Wife (Logger #1) by Janet Chapman The Warlord Wants Forever (Immortals After Dark, #0,5) by Kresley Cole No Rest for the Wicked (Immortals After Dark, #2) by Kresley Cole


message 50: by Barbara ★ (new)

Barbara ★ | 2515 comments CHALLENGE COMPLETE!
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