Tuesday, October 1, 2013

2013 September Goodreads Reader Challenge

Posted by Ann Roberts at 5:37 PM

Whew! Just made it under the wire!

9 of 10 Complete

Goodreads Challenge Thread

1. 'S' is for September: Sharpshooter (Shadow Agents, #3) by Eden, Cynthia 9/26
Read a book that starts with 'S' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'S'
2. Member of the Month - Pollyanna: Sweet Danger by Pierson, Cheryl 9/30
Pollyanna has been a member of the RRRC since January 2010. Here is the link to Pollyanna's shelves. Please read a book from any of Pollyanna's shelves or a book published in 2010.
3. Geography - Connecticut: The Hero (Thunder Point, #3) by Carr, Robyn 9/2
Read a book whose author, character or setting is from Connecticut.

Fun Facts about Connecticut:
★ Connecticut is known as the "Constitution State".
★ Connecticut is named after the Connecticut River. The word is a French corruption of the Algonquian word quinetucket, which means "long tidal river".
★ The famous author Mark Twain was a resident of Connecticut.
So you can also read a historical romance set in the United States or any book where a MC works for the government. Or you could read a book with a body of water on the cover or is set on a body of water. In addition, you may read The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finnor any other classic.
4. Fight Procrastination Day (Sept. 6): Flirting with Texas (Deep in the Heart of Texas, #5) by Lane, Katie 9/15
One problem with this group, it makes your TBR grow and grow and many books get neglected. Read a book that has been on your to-read (or similar) shelf for over a year. Or if you are a newer member to goodreads, one that has been on that shelf since you joined.
5. Make Your Bed Day (Sept. 11): How to Tame a Wild Fireman(The Bachelor Firemen of San Gabriel, #4) by Bernard, Jennifer 9/29
Or don't! Read a book where someone ends up in a bed at some point - alone or otherwise! =P
6. Defy Superstition Day (Sept. 13): The Vampire With the Dragon Tattoo (Love at Stake, #14) by Sparks, Kerrelyn 9/8
Knock on Wood, Cross Your Fingers or maybe counting on Beginner's Luck - all things we might be doing this Friday the 13th! Or you could read instead! Read a PNR, UF, horror or a book with any good or bad luck symbol on the cover.
7. Blame Someone Else Day (Sept. 13): Ruthless Corcoran Team, #2) by Dimon, HelenKay 9/21
Read a book recommended to you by someone or a book from your GR recommendations. Then you can blame, or credit, someone else!
8. Elephant Appreciation Day (Sept. 22): The Sweetheart Bargain by Jump, Shirley 9/7
And there is so much to appreciate...! Read a book with an animal (or shifter) on the cover or in the story.
9. National Good Neighbor Day (Sept. 28): Temptation by Woods, Sherryl 9/18
I have some and I hope you do too! Read a book where a neighbor plays part in the story or a friends to lovers story.
10. Reader's Choice: Always On My Mind (Lucky Harbor, #8) by Shalvis, Jill 9/29
Read any book of your choosing!


Becca Sanborn on October 12, 2013 at 6:46 AM said...

Reading for charity is a great idea! Good luck from TEAM PANDA!


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