Jun 042012
 

None… Nada… Zip… Zilch…

But I’m still gaining ground… slowly

Where are you?

In Death
Hosts: CMash Loves to Read & Hott Books
Level: Complete 16+ Joined Challenges
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Reading Challenge Addict

Complete:

  1. 2012 ARC Reading Challenge
  2. 2012 Romance Reading Challenge
  3. 2012 E-Book Reading Challenge
  4. Antonym Reading Challenge
  5. Netgalley @ Red House 2012
  6. 2012 Paranormal Romance
Incomplete:

  1. 2012 “Bucket List” Book Reading Challenge
  2. In Death Reading Challenge – Perpetual
  3. 2012 Romantic Suspense Reading Challenge
  4. 2012 Young Adult Reading Challenge
  5. 2012 Men in Uniform Challenge
  6. Mount TBR
  7. Reading Romances Challenge
  8. 50 States
  9. Get Steampunked!
  10. Dean Koontz
  11. Free Reads
  12. Historical Romance
  13. Read Your Own Library Challenge
  14. Mystery & Suspense
  15. Why Buy the Cow?
  16. A-Z Book Challenge
  17. 2012 Time Travel
  18. Harlequin Silhouette 2012 Reading Challenge
  19. Goodreads 2012
  20. Monthly Mix-Up 2012
  21. 2012 Color Coded
  22. What’s In a Name
  23. Just For Fun
  24. Just Contemporary YA
  25. Julia Quinn in 2012
  26. 12 Dystopian/Post-Apocalyptic
YA Challenge
Host: The Eclectic Bookshelf
Mini Level: 12 YA Novels in 2012
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2012 Young Adult Reading Challenge


Host: The Eclectic Bookshelf
Level 1:  The Mini Cooper level – 4 books
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2012 “Bucket List” Book Reading Challenge

My Goodreads Bucket List

  1. Lust on the Rocks
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Romantic Suspence Challenge
Host: The Eclectic Bookshelf
Level 4: Read 15+ Romantic Suspense Novels
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2012 Romantic Suspense Reading Challenge

  1. Last Spy Standing
  2. Hidden Summit
  3. Tool Belt Defender
  4. Thoughtless
  5. Titanic 2012
  6. Under Her Brass Corset
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Host: The Beauty of Eclecticism
Level 3: Read 1 Book I’ve owned for 6+ months
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Read Your Own Library Challenge

** This read is to be done BEFORE purchasing anything except freebies or gifts at any bookstore **
(Can’t ‘SHOP’ until completed each month.)

In Death
Host: The happily ever after…
Read 12+ ‘In Death’ Novels in 2012
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In Death Reading Challenge – Perpetual

2010

Naked in Death, 1
Glory in Death, 2
Immortal in Death, 3
Rapture in Death, 4
Ceremony in Death, 5
Vengeance in Death, 6
Holiday in Death, 7
Midnight in Death, 7.5
Conspiracy in Death, 8
Loyalty in Death, 9
Witness in Death, 10
Judgment in Death, 11
Betrayal in Death, 12
Interlude in Death, 12.5
Seduction in Death, 13

2011

Reunion in Death, 14
Purity in Death, 15
Portrait in Death, 16
Imitation in Death, 17
Remember When: Big Jack, 17.5
Divided in Death, 18
Visions in Death, 19
Survivor in Death, 20
Origin in Death, 21
Memory in Death, 22

2012:

Haunted in Death, 22.5
Born in Death, 23
Innocent in Death, 24
Eternity in Death, 24.5
Creation in Death, 25

Next Up:

Strangers in Death, 26
Salvation in Death, 27
Ritual in Death, 27.5
Promises in Death, 28
Kindred in Death
Missing in Death, 29.5
Fantasy in Death, 30
Indulgence in Death, 31
Possession In Death, 31.5
Treachery in Death, 32
New York to Dallas, 33
Chaos in Death, 33.5
Celebrity in Death, 34


Host: MY READER’S BLOCK
Level: Mt. Vancouver (25 purchased b4 2012)
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Mount TBR

  1. Haunted in Death
  2. The Wedding Gift
  3. Hot Flash
  4. Sister of the Bride
  5. Innocent in Death
  6. Born in Death
  7. Lust on the Rocks
  8. The Secret Diaries of Miranda Cheever
  9. Angel Be Good
  10. Eternity in Death
  11. Creation in Death
  12. What Happens in London
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Host: The Book Vixen
Level: Lieutenant (Read 6+)
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2012 Men in Uniform Challenge

  1. Last Spy Standing
  2. Head Over Heels
  3. Sunrise Point
  4. Time Out
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Get Steampunked!Hosts: Bookish Ardour
Level: Geared; 5 Books
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Get Steampunked Reading Challenge

  1. Under Her Brass Corset
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2012 Historical Romance
Host: Romance Book Junkies
Level: 1 per month
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2012 Historical Romance

Free Reads 2012
Hosts: Bookish Ardour
Level: On The Cheap; 15
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Free Reads 2012

  1. The Wedding Gift
  2. Sister of the Bride
  3. Thoughtless
  4. Hot Flash
  5. Little Bad Wolf and Red Riding Hood
  6. Angel Be Good
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Mystery & Suspense Reading Challenge 2012
Host: Book Chick City
Level: 1/month
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Mystery & Suspense Reading Challenge 2012

Why Buy the Cow?
Host: The Unread Reader
Level: 1/month
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Why Buy the Cow?

  • July:
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  • December:
A-Z Book Challenge
Host: Books, Babies, and Signs
Level: Read 1 Book that beings which each letter of the alphabet
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A-Z Book Challenge


Host: LIBRARY OF CLEAN READS
Level: Great Adventure: 4 to 6 time travel books
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2012 Time Travel Reading Challenge

  1. Time Voyage
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The 50 States Reading Challenge
Host: Tasha at Book Obsessed
Level: Read 1 Book set in each state
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The 50 States Reading Challenge

Alabama –
Alaska –
Arizona –
Arkansas –
California – Hidden Summit
Colorado – In Too Deep
Connecticut –
Delaware –
Florida – Lust on the Rocks
Georgia –
Hawaii –
Idaho –
Illinois – On the Day That I Died
Indiana –
Iowa –
Kansas – Tool Belt Defender
Kentucky –
Louisiana –
Maine –
Maryland – The Summer Garden
Massachusetts – Catch Me
Michigan –
Minnesota –
Mississippi –
Missouri – The Cowboy Tutor
Montana –
Nebraska –
Nevada – Hot Flash
New Hampshire – Undeniably Yours
New Jersey – Kiss Me, I’m Irish: The Sins of His Past
New Mexico –
New York – Haunted in Death
North Carolina – Sweetness
North Dakota –
Ohio –
Oklahoma – The Wedding Gift
Oregon –
Pennsylvania –
Rhode Island – Somebody to Love
South Carolina –
South Dakota – A Wedding Blunder in the Black Hills
Tennessee –
Texas – Enticed By His Forgotten Lover
Utah –
Vermont –
Virginia – Death by Petticoat, Love Thy Neighbor
Washington – Head Over Heels
West Virginia – Ugly to Start With
Wisconsin –
Wyoming -
Harlequin Silhouette 2012 Reading Challenge
Host: Islandgirl reads Romance
Level: Read 1 Book for each requirement
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Harlequin Silhouette 2012 Reading Challenge

Reading Romances Challenge
Hosts: Reading Romances
Level: ???
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Reading Romances Challenge

  1. January: Hot Flash (author that is “new” to you)
  2. February: Sister of the Bride (An embracing couple on cover)
  3. March: Thoughtless (single female figure on cover)
  4. April: Goddess Interrupted (Contemporary book different than reality)
  5. May: Creation in Death, Sunrise Point, The Third Scroll

Level: Read 150 Books
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Monthly Mix-Up
Host: Book Dragon
Level: Read for ea letter (74 Books)
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2012 Monthly Mix-up Mania

J –
A – The Many Adventures of Pengey Penguin
N – Love Thy Neighbor
U – Ugly to Start With
A – The Awesome Book of Unusual Bible Heroes for Kids
R – The Rogue’s Reform
Y – Undeniably YoursF – Hot Flash
E – Hippo Says “Excuse Me”
B – Born in Death
R – Princess Recovery
U – 8 (The Previously Untold Story of the Previously Unknown 8th Dwarf)
A – Terrible, Awful, Horrible Manners!
R – Redwood Bend
Y – Ten Things I Love About You

M – The Day We Met
A – Angel Be Good
R – Lust on the Rocks
C – Catch Me
H – Head Over Heels

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P – Death by Petticoat
R – Mr Badger and His Rose Petal Cake
I – Innocent in Death
L – Last Spy Standing

M – The Secret Diaries of Miranda Cheever
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Y –

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U – Under Her Brass Corset
N – Once Upon a Wicked Night
E – I Before E (Except After C)

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L – Lily
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G – Gabby’s Stick to it Day
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S – Hidden Summit
T – Tool Belt DefenderS – The Scroll
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P – Peru in Images
T – Thoughtless
E – Hippo Says “Excuse Me”
M –
B – Sister of the Bride
E – Enticed By His Forgotten Lover
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O – Head Over Heels
C – The Boxcar Children
T – Titanic 2012
O – Oops
B – Barefoot Season
E – Eternity in Death
R – Running of the Bride

N –
O – On Haunted Ground
V – Time Voyage
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B – Chasing Glenn Beck
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D – Haunted in Death
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C – The Case of the School Ghost
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B – Henry Helps with the Baby
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R – Little Bad Wolf and Red Riding Hood

Color Coded
Host: My Reader’s Block
Level: Read for ea color (9 Books)
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2012 Color Coded Challenge

Read a book in each of the following categories.

A book with “Blue” in the title.
A book with “Red” in the title: Redwood Bend, Little Bad Wolf and Red Riding Hood
A book with “Yellow” in the title.
A book with “Green” in the title.
A book with “Brown” in the title.
A book with “Black” in the title.
A book with “White” in the title.
A book with any other color in the title.
A book with a word that implies color.

What's In a Name Challenge
Host: Beth of BethFishReads
Level: Read for ea Category
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What’s in a Name Challenge

  1. Topographical Feature in the title: Hidden Summit
  2. Something you’d see in the sky in the title: Angel Be Good
  3. Creepy Crawly in the title:
  4. A type of house in the title:
  5. Something you’d carry in your purse: The Secret Diaries of Miranda Cheever
  6. Something you’d find on a calendar in the title: Born in Death
Challenge
Host: Escape with Dollycas
Level: 1/month!
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Just for Fun 2012

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Just Contemporary YA Challenge
Host: BOOKS FROM BLEH TO BASICALLY AMAZING

Level: Read 12 in 2012
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Just Contemporary YA

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Julia Quinn in 2012 Challenge
Host: Hosted by Stitch-Read-Cook
Level: Re-Read as Many as I can…
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Julia Quinn in 2012

The Bevelstoke series:

The Secret Diaries of Miranda Cheever
-What Happens in London
Ten Things I Love About You

The Two Dukes of Wyndham:

– The Lost Duke of Wyndham
– Mr. Cavendish, I Presume

The Bridgertons Series:

– The Duke and I
– The Viscount Who Loved Me
– An Offer From A Gentleman
– Romancing Mister Bridgerton
– To Sir Philip, With Love
– When He Was Wicked
– It’s In His Kiss
– On The Way To The Wedding

Agents of the Crown:

– To Catch An Heiress
– How To Marry A Marquis

The Lyndon Sisters:

– Everything And The Moon
– Brighter Than The Sun

The Splendid Trilogy:

– Splendid
– Dancing At Midnight
– Minx

The Smythe-Smith Quartet:

– Just Like Heaven
– A Night Like This

Novellas:

– The Further Observations of Lady Whistledown
– Lady Whistledown Strikes Back
– Scottish Brides
– Where’s My Hero
– The Lady Most Likely

© Hott Books

  6 Responses to “May Challenge Updates”

  1. HOLY COW!
    That’s all I have to say about that.

  2. I finished off one challenge in May (early)….creeping up on a few more, but can’t quite get there.

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