Thursday, May 31, 2012

2012 Goodread May Readers Challenge

Posted by Ann Roberts at 12:53 PM 0 comments

10 of 10 Completed

May Challenge Thread

1. 'M' is for May: Under Fire (Elite Force, #3) by Mann, Catherine 5/19
Read a book that starts with the letter 'M' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with the letter 'M'.
2. Happy Birthday Amanda! Sex, Lies and the Southern Belle by DeNosky, Kathie 5/22
Read a book from a January birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours. If no one has the same letter, choose someone with the closest letter to yours alphabetically. May Birthday List.
3. Geography: Hard Case Cowboy by Bruhns, Nina 5/21
Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Ireland or a book that can be linked to Music, dance or poems (i.e the main character can be a dancer etc).
4. Cinco de Mayo (5 May): Sweet Spot (Richmond Rogues, #5) by Angell, Kate 5/9
Read a book that has 5 words or is 5th in a series or takes place in Mexico.
5. May Day (May 1): Almost Summer: A Fool's Gold Novella (Fool's Gold, #6.2) by Mallery, Susan 5/6
Read a book that takes place in Summer or a book with flowers on the cover.
6. Recommitment Month: Unstoppable: Love with the Proper Stranger\Letters to Kelly by Brockmann, Suzanne 5/13
Read a book that you've given up on or give a second chance to the author.
7. Towel Day (25 May): Blood and Fire (McClouds & Friends #8) by Shannon McKenna 5/27
Towel Day is celebrated as a tribute to Douglas Adams. Read any book by Douglas Adams or any science-fiction book.
8. Kentucky Derby: Summer Days (Fool's Gold, #7) by Mallery, Susan 5/30
Read a book that has any horse race or a book that features horses prominently or a book that takes place in Kentucky.
9. Mother's Day: Code of Honor (Special Operations #1) by Mann, Catherine 5/20
Read a book where the main character is a mother (single or expectant).
10. Reader's Choice: Be Still My Vampire Heart (Love at Stake #3) (Love at Stake #3) by Sparks, Kerrelyn 5/4
Read any book of your choice

Friday, May 4, 2012

2012 Goodread April Readers Challenge

Posted by Ann Roberts at 7:17 PM 0 comments

10 of 10 Completed

April Readers Challenge Thread

1. “A" is for April: About That Night (FBI, # 3) by James, Julie 4/7
Read a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.
2. Happy Birthday Annabell! : Vision in White (Bride Quartet, #1) by Roberts, Nora 4/8
Read a book from a April birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours. If no one has the same letter, choose someone with the closest letter to yours alphabetically. RRRC April Birthday List
3. Geography: In a Heartbeat by Cassidy, Carla 4/7
Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Kansas.
4. Fourth Month: A Perfect Storm (Men Who Walk the Edge of Honor, #4) by Foster, Lori 4/5
Read a book that is the fourth in a series, has four words in the title or has the number four in the title.
5. Eight Track Tape Day - April 11: She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy (Country Music Collection, #2) by Cara North 4/8 [Turned out this didn’t have anything to do with Country Music…annoying!]
Read a book either written or set during or before the 1970s, or a book where music plays an important part in the storyline.
6. Earth Day - April 22: Yours To Keep (Kowalski Family, #3) by Stacey, Shannon 4/2
Read a book involving environmental issues, or where the H/h spend a significant amount of time outside and/or dealing with nature, or a book with a green cover.
7. Take a Chance Day - April 23: Bluegrass State of Mind by Brooks, Kathleen 4/10
Read a book by a new (to you) author, or a book in a new (to you) series, or give a second chance to an author or series you’ve previously given up on.
8. Babe Ruth Day - April 27: Hart's Victory by Dunaway, Michele 4/6
Read a book with a sports theme/athlete, or a book with candy or other sweets on the cover.
9. National Shrimp Scampi Day - April 29: Hot Under Pressure (Rising Star Chef #3) by Edwards, Louisa 4/1
Read a book set on or near the water, or with a storyline revolving around food, or a short book.
10. Reader's Choice: One Hot Cowboy Wedding(Spikes and Spurs, #4) by Brown, Carolyn 4/8

 

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