Saturday, September 29, 2018

WC October 2018 - Sweden's Capital: Stockholm 

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Sweden's Capital: Stockholm
October 1, 2018 - October 31, 2018

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This month we visit one of Europe's most beautiful and cleanest capital cities. Let's see what Stockholm has to offer us.

✱ The first mention of Stockholm was in 1252. It soon grew to be the largest settlement in Sweden and became the official capital in 1634.
✱ Stockholm was built on 14 islands, connected by 57 bridges. Over 30% of the city area is made up of waterways and another 30% is made up of parks and green spaces.
✱ The absence of heavy industry makes Stockholm one of the world’s cleanest cities and was the first capital to receive the ‘European Green Capital’ award with 95 % of the population living less than 300 meters from a green space. It's no surprise that Swedes have the longest life expectancy in Europe. 
✱ Sweden’s literacy rate is 99 percent. Stockholm’s libraries boast 4 million books borrowed annually.

Choose a level and enjoy your visit!
Day Tripper: 4 Attractions
Explorer: 5-6 Attractions

Challenge Rules: All forms of books are accepted as long as they are 100 pages or more. When posting updates of completed books, please include a link to the title and author’s name, along with the date you finished reading the book. Please post cover if it is task appropriate. When you have completed the challenge, please copy and paste your entire challenge and repost in a new message, letting us know it is completed.

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Tasks

1. Canal Tour 
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Much of Stockholm’s charm lies in its waterways. A canal tour is a good way to acquaint yourself with the city's intricate island layout, get your bearings and see the areas and sights you’d like to explore later on. The two-hour bridge tour takes you under 15 of Stockholm's bridges and has you experience the locks that connect Lake MΓ€laren with the Baltic Sea. Admire the lush views of palaces and gardens, and as you loop back you’ll see the city in all its majesty.

✱ Read a book with a water scene on the cover OR
✱ Read a book with 1 AND 5 (in any order) in the total page count OR
451 pages Boy Toy Sarina Bowen 10/3/18
✱ Read a book whose author’s first & last initial is found in CANAL TOUR.

2. Gamla Stan 
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Gamla Stan, Sweden’s medieval Old Town is another good place to start your visit. The labyrinth of narrow cobblestone streets lined with autumn-hued townhouses, candle-lit cellar bars and rustic craft shops create a medieval atmosphere visitors can't get enough of. The area’s main focal point is Stortorget, the most historic square in the city. The neighborhood is also home to some of the city's other top attractions, including the Stockholm Cathedral, the Nobel Museum and the Royal Palace.

✱ Read a book with an autumn-hued cover OR
✱ Read a book with a MC whose first name starts with a letter in STORTORGET OR
Simone and Reed Shelter in Place Nora Roberts 10/7/18
✱ Read a book whose author’s first & last initial is found in GAMLA STAN. 

3. Skansen 
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Founded in 1891, Skansen is the world's oldest open-air museum. It showcases five centuries of Swedish history with over 150 historical homes, churches and farmsteads to visit. Docents dressed in period costumes demonstrate traditional activities, such as black-smithing, spinning and knitting. It is also home to an extensive zoo, featuring 75 different species of Scandinavian animals. It’s a great place to spend a day exploring.

✱ Read a book with an historic looking building on the cover OR
✱ Read a book tagged HISTORICAL FICTION OR
Betrayal Robin Lee Hatcher 10/4/18
✱ Read a book whose author’s first & last initial is found in SKANSEN. 

4. Vasa Museum 
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The most visited museum in Scandinavia, the Vasa Museum features the impressive restoration of the 17th century Vasa warship. On its maiden voyage in 1628, it was afloat only minutes before capsizing in the city's harbor. Hundreds of years later, the massive, 226 foot-long ship was completely salvaged and meticulously put back together and is now the oldest fully preserved warship in the world. 

✱ Read a book with boat or ship on the cover OR
✱ Read a book that takes place in the 17th century OR
✱ Read a book whose author’s first & last initial is found in VASA MUSEUM. 
The Light In Summer Mary McNear 10/3/18

5. City Hall 
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The Stadshuset or City Hall is one of the city’s must-see landmarks. It houses offices for 200 people including the Municipal Council but is most famous for its decadent Golden Hall covered in 18 million gold mosaic tiles. The hall hosts the annual Nobel Prize award ceremonies and banquets. The 106 meters high tower, is a magnet for altitude-loving visitors willing to make the 30-minute narrow staircase climb to the top. The tower is only open in the summer months but the spectacular view is worth the climb. 

✱ Read a book with a tower on the cover OR
✱ Read a book that has won an award (tell us what it was) OR
✱ Read a book whose author’s first & last initial is found in CITY HALL. 
Watch Me Fall Cherrie Lynn 10/15/18

6. ABBA: The Museum 
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Whatever your opinion of Sweden’s biggest pop act there’s no getting away from their cultural impact. More than three decades after they split up their music still pops up 
in movies, TV shows and of course their record-breaking musical Mamma Mia. The museum brims with ABBA memorabilia and clever touches that fans will be wild for. 
At the immersive “Waterloo” exhibit you can step back in time to 1974 and relive the Eurovision Song Contest that ABBA won and kicked off their career. 

✱ Read a book with anything that pertains to music on the cover OR
✱ Read a book published between 1972 to 1982 OR
✱ Read a book whose author’s first & last initial is found in ABBA: THE MUSEUM.
Man Card Sarina Bowen 10/2/18

RRRC 2018 October Monthly Challenge

Romance Readers Reading Challenges discussion on goodreads


October Monthly Challenge
October 1-31

1. 'O' is for October: 
☀️ Read a book that starts with 'O' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'O'.
The Obituary Society Jessica L. Randall 10/13/18

2.OLYMPIAN GODS AND GODDESSES-HESTIA: Although Hestia appeared in a few stories, she was not overly significant in Greek mythology. She was a sibling to Demeter, Hades, Poseidon, Hera, and Zeus. Hestia is completely omitted from the works of Homer, author of the Iliad and the Odyssey
πŸ‘© Read a book that features siblings OR one where the MC is shy or diminished in some way in the story
Racing the Sun Karina Halle 10/8/18

3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author- Vivian Arend: 
🌴 Read a book written by Vivian Arend or any author with her first or last name. 
High Seduction Vivian Arend 10/18/18

Link to Vivian’s backlist
Fun Facts about Vivian
* Vivian Arend is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over 50 contemporary and paranormal romance books
* Her books can be read as standalones and have no cliffhangers.
* She lives in B.C. Canada with her husband of many years and a fluffy attack Shih-tzu named Luna 
* Outdoor experiences figure prominently in her work partly because she’s traveled extensively with family – to places with and without running water
🌴 OR you may also read a book that’s a standalone read, set in Canada or has water (any form) on the cover. 

4. Breast Cancer Awareness Month: is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.
πŸŽ€ Read a book that includes any character who suffers in some way OR where the MC ‘prevents’ something from happening OR a book with pink on the cover. 
Boy Toy Sarina Bowen 10/3/18

5. Mad Hatter Day-October 6: The Mad Hatter is a fictional cartoon character depicted in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland…he’s always acting silly. Mad Hatter Day was the brainstorm of a group of computer people in Boulder, Co. It dates back to 1986. It is a great day to be silly and celebrate silliness
😊 Read a fun/funny book OR a book set in Colorado OR a any book that makes you smile. 
Three to Ride Sophie Oak 10/16/18

6. Old Farmers’ Day-October 12: honors the hard labor of farmers throughout American history. 
🌻 Read a book where a farm or ranch is featured OR a book with a cover showing a farm/ranch or outdoor scene. 
The Light In Summer (Butternut Lake #5) by Mary McNear The Light In Summer Mary McNear 10/3/18

7. Bosses Day-October 16: It’s said to be originated by State Farm Insurance Company and is a day set aside give your boss the appreciation that he or she truly deserves. 
πŸ‘ Read a book where any character is a boss--good or bad OR a book at features a workplace of any kind. 
Man Card Sarina Bowen 10/2/18

8. Frankenstein Friday-October 26: This day celebrates the birth of Frankenstein and its creator. Frankenstein is one of the best known horror characters, dating back to the 1800's. 
πŸ’€ Read any book that has a scary/horror twist to it (paranormal is fine) OR read a book that has at least 1800 ratings. 
Shelter in Place Nora Roberts 10/7/18

9. Halloween-October 31: One of the funnest days of the year where many dress up in crazy costumes, children exchange jokes and talents for candy, and jack o lanterns adorn porches. 
πŸŽƒ Read a book where the cover depicts someone in a costume (your interpretation is fine) OR one that has any holiday that takes place during the story OR has the number 3 or 1 in the page count. 
The Bookshop of Yesterdays Amy Meyerson 10/8/18

10. Reader's Choice: 
🎁 Read any book of your choice. The Chalky Sea Clare Flynn 10/5/18 

• You can choose any number of categories depending on your reading speed, book availability and/or time commitment.
• When posting your challenge progress, please make sure to put the date/s when you finished your book/s.
• Upon completion, please repost your challenge as it helps when updating; you may update your original challenge as or go or repost if you choose.
Happy Reading!!

TCF I'll Drink to That! - juice

The Challenge Factory discussion on goodreads


Each month in 2018 we'll focus on a specific drink. This month is juice.

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There's quite a process for getting the juice into our hands. I found a nifty chart:
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How much do you want to "drink"?
1/4 a glass - read at least 1 book
1/2 a glass - read 2 to 3 books
3/4 a glass - read 4 to 5 books
a full glass - read 6 or more books

Duration: October 1 - 31, 2018
No page limit. Re-reads and audio books are okay.
mc = main character

the process:
fruit unloading - read a book from your TBR list
Man Card Sarina Bowen 10/2/18

grading - read a book where the mc attends school
storage bins - read a book from your physical book shelf

washer - read a book where the mc does household chores
Boy Toy Sarina Bowen 10/3/18

grading - read a book that you will probably rate 5 stars
sizer - read a book where the mc is about your size
juice extractor - read a book with a fruit, vegetable or berry on the cover
finisher - read a book that is towards the end of a series
evaporator - read a book that is set in a desert
concentrate - read a short story/novella
refrigerator tank - read a book set in a cold climate
blending - read a book about a blended family
slush freezer - read a book while sipping a drink *

can filler - the the middle book of a trilogy
Betrayal Robin Lee Hatcher 10/4/18

can closing machine - read a book on a device (ereader, phone, etc.)

blast freezer - read a book that you think will be fun
The Light In Summer Mary McNear 10/3/18

distributor - read a book from a well-known publisher
Shelter in Place Nora Roberts 10/7/18

feed mill - read a book with food on the cover
citrus pulp - read a pulp fiction book *

* slushy: description
* pulp fiction: run-of-the-mill, low-quality literature

Friday, September 28, 2018

TDD October 2018 Random Reads and Reading Wheel

Tall, Dark & Deadly discussion on goodreads


Random Reads - October 2018

Purpose: Reduce that TBR

How it works
* In this challenge, each participant picks a random book from their personal TBR to read during the upcoming month.

* Sort your TBR shelf (or any other shelf you want to use for the challenge) by position. Make sure the numbers are enabled on your shelf. You do this by going to "settings" on the "my books" tab, clicking on the "position" option and pressing "save". 

* Go to Random.org. Type 1 in the "Min" box and the total number of books of your shelf in the "Max" box. Click "generate".

* Scroll to the number obtained from Random.org. This is the book you will read for this month. 

* Post your book in this thread and be sure to come back and tell us what you thought of it. 

* Feel free to ask any questions in this thread. 

#1588 You Don't Know Jack (NY Girlfriends, #2) by Erin McCarthy 10/6/18


READING WHEEL

Purpose: Reduce that TBR / Choose your next book

How it works:

OPTION #1
* Every month I will spin the wheel and participants will read a book from the resulting category. See below for a list of categories and their corresponding shelves. 
* You can read as many books from the category as you like. 

OPTION #2
* Participants spin their own wheel.
* Click on the Reading Wheel Link and spin the wheel.

* Read a book from the Goodreads shelf for the category that you land on - see below for a list of categories and their corresponding shelves. 

OPTION #3
*Do both option #1 and option #2

Categories

Military Hero / Historical-Military Hero
FBI Agent
Kick-Ass Heroine
Small Town Cop / Small Town Sheriff
Female Detective / Lady Detectives
Serial Killer / Serial Killers
Private Investigator
Firefighter / Firefighters
Amnesia / Amnesia Romance
Dare Devil / Dare Devils
Bodyguard / Bodyguards
Covert Operative / Spy Romance / Regency Spy Romance

OPTION #3

Serial Killer -
 Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts Shelter in Place Nora Roberts 10/7/18

Amnesia Burying Water (Burying Water, #1) by K.A. Tucker Burying Water K.A. Tucker 10/9/18


WC Autumn Color Bingo

Wanderlust Challenges discussion on goodreads

Travel Bingo   Autumn Color Bingo    


Autumn Color Bingo3 Months from Start Date

Let's celebrate fall and all the beautiful colors it brings.
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READ CAREFULLY - Here's how it works:
You can complete a space one of FOUR ways. Remember there is NO FREE SPACE!
1. TITLE: Title Begins with the First OR Last letter of the Word(s). If there are two or more words in the box please use the first letter of the first word OR the last letter of the last word. You can choose to Use or Disregard A, An or The.
2. AUTHOR: Author’s First AND Last Initials Found in the Word(s).
3. TEXT: Color name found in the text. Please share text.
4. COVER: Cover is at least 50% of the listed color (post cover).
*A Note on Colors: Colors are very subjective and I think we all see them differently and they show differently across devices. If it looks like the color on your device - go for it.

You only need ONE of the above to complete the square AND you can mix and match tasks to complete a line. Be sure to tell us what task you used when posting completed squares.

Choose a level of participation or work the levels as you go:
Level One: Complete One Line (horizontal, vertical or diagonal)
Level Two: Complete Two Lines
Level Three: Complete Three Lines
Level Four: Complete Four or More Lines

Challenge Rules: All forms of books are accepted as long as they are 100 pages or more. When posting updates of completed books, please include a link to the title and author’s name, along with the date you finished reading the book. Please post cover if it is task appropriate. When you have completed the challenge, please copy and paste your entire challenge and repost in a new message, letting us know it is completed.

Bingo:
Line One
Green
Silver
Brick
Purple
Rust

Line Two
Gold
Navy
Teal
Coral
Gray

Line Three
Wine
Sky
Fall
Mustard
Olive

Line Four
Tan
Brown
Red
Orange
Blue

Line Five
Indigo
Yellow
Forest
Cornflower
Sienna    

WC Creepy, Strange & Unusual

Wanderlust Challenges discussion on goodreads

Exploring Cultures & Holidays  Creepy, Strange & Unusual    


Creepy, Strange & UnusualOctober 1, 2018 - November 30, 2018

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Halloween is almost here! Let's get in the mood by visiting some creepy, strange and unusual places around the world.

Challenge Rules: All forms of books are accepted as long as they are 100 pages or more. When posting updates of completed books, please include a link to the title and author’s name, along with the date you finished reading the book. Please post cover if it is task appropriate. When you have completed the challenge, please copy and paste your entire challenge and re-post in a new message, letting us know it is completed.

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Tasks

1. TORTURE MUSEUM, NETHERLANDS
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The city of Amsterdam boasts over 50 museums, but few of them are as strange as the Museum of Torture. It provides a vivid image of a painful European past. The exhibit “Punishments and Verdicts in the Middle Ages” includes over forty instruments of punishment from different parts of Europe, from the inquisition chair to the guillotine.

◆ Read a book where a form of torture was used OR
Read a book tagged HISTORICAL FICTION on its GR homepage OR
Betrayal Robin Lee Hatcher 10/4/18
◆ Read a book where the first letter of each word in the title can be found in TORTURE MUSEUM (3 word minimum - all words count).

2. SEDLEC OSSUARY, CZECH REPUBLIC
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This small chapel is known worldwide for its macabre dΓ©cor of carved human bones and skeletons. It all started in the early 1300's, when the abbot scattered holy soil from Jerusalem in the cemetery, making it a popular burial site. Running out of space they began digging up old graves to make room for others. A local woodcarver was given the daunting task of arranging more 40,000 old bones in a visually impressive way.

◆ Read a book with a cemetery or bones of any kind on the cover OR
◆ Read a book with more than 40,000 RATINGS on its GR homepage OR
◆ Read a book where the first letter of each word in the title can be found in SEDLEC OSSUARY (3 word minimum - all words count).

3. PARK OF THE MONSTERS, ITALY
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Commissioned in 1552 by Prince Orsini as an expression of grief for his wife, this garden in Lazio is not like any other classic Renaissance garden. It was designed to display his deep despair. The park is filled with a collection of strange and unusual sculptures hiding among the landscape. Gaze upon giants, winged horses, fiery dragons and perhaps the most frightening, an enormous ogre head, mouth opened wide in a chilling scream.

◆ Read a book where a MC is grieving the loss of a loved one OR
Shelter in Place Nora Roberts 10/7/18
◆ Read a book tagged FANTASY on its GR Homepage OR
◆ Read a book where the first letter of each word in the title can be found in PARK OF THE MONSTERS (3 word minimum - all words count).

4. VOODOO MUSEUM, NEW ORLEANS
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This unusual museum offers a glimpse into New Orleans’ mystical, occult underworld, offering psychic or tarot card readings and fortune telling. Replete with altars, shrines, and voodoo dolls, a visit to this quirky little museum is sure to leave you worrying whether you’ve inadvertently offended any secret voodoo practitioners. And don't miss their informative tour of the nearby haunted St. Louis cemetery - it's a fascinating and spooky place.

◆ Read a book by an author with a double OO in their first or last name OR
◆ Read a book tagged PARANORMAL on its GR Homepage OR
◆ Read a book where the first letter of each word in the title can be found in VOODOO MUSEUM (3 word minimum - all words count).

5. ISLAND OF THE DOLLS, MEXICO
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Just south of Mexico City, between the canals of Xochimico you can find a small island known as the Island of the Dolls. The site is dedicated to the lost soul of a poor girl who under strange circumstances met her fate too soon. It is now famous for the hundreds of dolls - and doll parts - hanging from trees and scattered among the grass. It is the perfect location for a horror movie set – definitely scary!

◆ Read a book with a doll on the cover OR
◆ Read a book tagged HORROR on its GR Homepage OR
◆ Read a book where the first letter of each word in the title can be found in ISLAND OF THE DOLLS (3 word minimum - all words count).
The Light In Summer Mary McNear 10/3/18

6. MACHINES OF THE ISLE, FRANCE
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This fantastical park in Nantes is definitely unusual! Created by two mechanical artists hoping to share their creative process with the public. Their collective imagination brings to life the world of Jules Verne, the mechanical universe of Leonardo da Vinci, and Nantes’ industrial history. Take a ride on the 4-story mechanical Grand Elephant, the Marine World Carousel and visit the workshop to see other amazing mechanical creatures. This is a one of a kind experience!

◆ Read a book with a character who is an inventor or is mechanical (tell us who) OR
◆ Read a book tagged STEAMPUNK on its GR Homepage OR
◆ Read a book where the first letter of each word in the title can be found in MACHINES OF THE ISLE (3 word minimum - all words count).
The Chalky Sea Clare Flynn 10/5/18

7. KENMORE INSANE ASYLUM, AUSTRALIA
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Insane asylums in general create a significant creep factor, but this one has a history of awful deaths including a famous murder. It is now completely abandoned with 77 empty buildings and the Goulburn locals claim the spirits of those who died there roam the empty halls. Ghost tours of the asylum are conducted regularly. And if you want more ghostly encounters, head on over to the town's abandoned orphanage.

◆ Read a book that has a ghost in the story OR
◆ Read a book tagged FOLKLORE on its GR homepage OR
◆ Read a book where the first letter of each word in the title can be found in KENMORE INSANE ASYLUM (3 word minimum - all words count).

8. ODESSA CATACOMBS, UKRAINE
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Beneath the streets of Odessa lies an underground city of uncharted mazes and tunnels that twist and turn for more than 1,500 miles making it the longest underground passage in the world. Originally started in the 17th century it was drastically expanded in the 19th century to quarry limestone used to build the city. With a history of smugglers, criminals and patriots the discoveries found tell an interesting history of the area. Though never used for graves, mummified remains are discovered every few years. It is definitely an "enter at your own risk" adventure.

◆ Read a book that has an underground scene in it OR
Racing the Sun Karina Halle 10/8/18
◆ Read a book with 1,500 or more REVIEWS on its GR Homepage < OR
◆ Read a book where the first letter of each word in the title can be found in ODESSA CATACOMBS
(3 word minimum - all words count).    

TLC October Monthly Challenges

The Lost Challenges discussion on goodreads

Monthly Challenges     October Scattergories

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The general rules of Scattergories are you are given a list of categories and a time limit. Then the letter dice is rolled and you have to come up with something that matches the letter and the category.


The object of this challenge is the same sort of thing as the board game. We give you a list of 12 categories/words and a letter and you find items that fit those categories in your books. The goal is to find all 12 items. You may use a book to fulfill as many categories as it fits (you don't have to read 12 books this month...don't worry!)

The first 6 categories will stay the same, the second 6 will be announced each month.


Please remember to add a link to the book, the author and give the date you finished reading it.
You also need to post the sentence and page/loc# for items 7-12.



October Scattergories
Duration: October 1, 2018 - October 31, 2018

Recurring Items:
1. Book Title: The Chalky Sea Clare Flynn 10/5/18
2. Author: Clare Flynn The Chalky Sea 10/5/18
3. Main Character: Gwen Collingwood The Chalky Sea Clare Flynn 10/5/18
4. Secondary Character: Cal Cooper The Light In Summer Mary McNear 10/3/18
5. Place/Setting: Capri Racing the Sun Karina Halle 10/8/18
6. Item on cover: Card 
Man Card (Man Hands, #2) by Sarina Bowen Man Card Sarina Bowen 10/2/18

And the Specials for October are: 
7. Things You Save Up to Buy: Computer Boy Toy Sarina Bowen 10/3/18 p 126 “Put that computer down and let me distract you some more.” 
8. Restaurants: Chandelier Boy Toy Sarina Bowen 10/3/18 p 165 ...serving as a rustic chandelier. (Jackson TN)
9. Street Names: Cherry Boy Toy Sarina Bowen 10/3/18 p 41 ... and he’s eating a piece of cherry pie. 
10. Things That Have Wheels: Car Man Card Sarina Bowen 10/2/18 p 5 There was a couple in the car with him...
11. Nicknames: Caro You Don't Know Jack Erin McCarthy 10/6/18 p 7 I think you bump into him at Caro's wedding reception...
12. Words Associated With Money: Cash Man Card Sarina Bowen 10/2/18 p 188 I pay Bramly in cash for his time. 

Your letter is:
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"Easy As 1, 2, 3" Monthly Challenge
Duration: October 1, 2018 - October 31, 2018


This challenge is an ongoing monthly mini-challenge to keep us all motivated to start, (and then continue), some of the many series in our TBR.

Rules:
1) You must read one of each: a 1st, a 2nd, and a 3rd book in a series.
2) Any genre of series is acceptable.
3) 'Half-step' short-stories (i.e., shorts in anthologies), do not count.
**For uniformity, the numbering on GR will be the judge of this.**
4) Rereads do count.
5) No more than 2 of the 3 books each month can be from the same series.
6) Please post a link to the book and the author and also the date you finished the book.
7) *Please post a partial list of the challenge when you sign up.
8) Please repost your entire challenge when you are finished to get your badge.   


My List:
1. The Chalky Sea Clare Flynn 10/5/18 (The Chalky Sea #1)
2. Betrayal Robin Lee Hatcher 10/4/18 (Where the Heart Lives #2)
3. Boy Toy Sarina Bowen 10/3/18 (Man Hands #3) 


 October Stand Alone

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Stand Alone Monthly Challenge
Duration: October 1, 2018 - October 31, 2018


Do you like standalone books? Want to read more? Tired of cliffhangers or series books? Take a break and read a standalone!

Solo: Read 1-2 books
Single: Read 3-4 books
Solitary: Read 5-6 books

My List:
1. Cottage by the Sea Debbie Macomber 10/1/18
2. Shelter in Place Nora Roberts 10/7/18 
3. Racing the Sun Karina Halle 10/8/18
4. The Bookshop of Yesterdays Amy Meyerson 10/8/18


Challenge Rules
*Please post a partial list of the challenge when you sign up.
*For each book that you read please post a link to the book, the author and the date you finished it.
*Each book may only be used for one task or letter
*To count a book towards a challenge you must read the majority of it after the start date of the challenge.
* Where more than one option is given for a task, please state which option your book relates to.
*If the task relates to the cover of your book, please post the cover AND the book link.
*All genres and formats are fine.
*Re-reads are allowed.
*No page minimum.
*Please update your original post as you go.

*When you have finished, please re-post your whole challenge as a new message and MARK AS FINISHED or you will not be considered to have completed the challenge and we will not be able to award your Hall of Fame badge

(Even if you don't hit the level you were aiming for by the deadline, please re-post your challenge anyway as you may still be eligible for a lower level badge.)

Please use the TLC STANDARD RULES when participating in this challenge.
If you are not familiar with these rules, please click on the link and read them over.      


"Ducks In A Row" Oct/Nov 2018
Ducks In A Row

"Ducks In A Row" Two Month Mini Challenge
Duration: October 1, 2018 - November 30, 2018


Rules: Read books from the same series or ‘mix-n-match’ – as long as it was at least three in a row. Like 3, 4, 5? Or 11, 12, 13? 17, 18, 19?
(You do NOT have to read them in that order.)
As long as you keep it all in a row.
There can NOT be more than three from the same series..
Please post a link to the book and the author, and the date you finished the book.
Please repost your entire challenge when finished to get your badge.


My List:
The Light In Summer Mary McNear 10/3/18 (Butternut Lake #5)