Thursday, August 9, 2012

2012 Goodread August Readers Challenge

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10 of 10 Completed
Amazing what you can accomplish with surgery and 4 days of not being able to use one arm!

Challenge Thread

1. “A" is for August: That Thing Called Love by Susan Andersen 8/4
Read a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.
2. Happy Birthday!: Happy Birthday Angela! Not What She Seems by Victorine E. Lieske 8/8
Read a book from an August 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 August Birthday List
3. Geography: All Summer Long (Fool's Gold, #9) by Mallery, Susan 8/1
Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Oklahoma. OR, Oklahoma’s economy is primarily based on agriculture and energy production (Oil, Natural Gas, Wind), and the largest cultural influence is Native American – in fact, the name Oklahoma is derived from the Choctaw words for “red man”. So, choose a book that involves farming or ranching, the energy field, or has a Native American character or theme.
4. US Coast Guard Day – August 4: White Hot (Men in Uniform, #2) by Nina Bruhns 8/7
Read a book in which at least one main character is in (or recently discharged from) the military, or a book set on or near the water.
5. Sister’s Day and Friendship Day – August 5: Forever and a Day (Lucky Harbor, #6) by Shalvis, Jill 8/3
Read a book where a sibling or a best friend play an important role in the storyline.
6. Romance Awareness Month/Book Lover’s Day – August 9: Call Me Wild (Domestic Gods Gone Wild #2) by Kaye, Robin 8/7
Read a romance novel – complete with HEA (it’s a hardship, I know…).
7. National Smile Week/National Tell a Joke Day – August 16: Happy Birthday Anja! The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires by Molly Harper 8/6
Read a book that is funny or otherwise makes you smile.
8. Senior Citizen’s Day – August 21: The Lady is a Vamp (Argeneau, #17) by Sands, Lynsay 8/4
Read a book in which one of the main characters is over 40 years old (and yes, vampires and other paranormal creatures count), or a book where a grandparent plays an important role in the storyline.
9. National Dog Day – August 26: Puppy Love in Thunder Canyon by Butler, Christyne 8/3
Read a book in which an animal plays an important part in the storyline, or a book about shapeshifters.
10. Reader's Choice: The Cowboy and the Princess by Lori Wilde 8/2


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