Monday, September 19, 2016

RRRC 2016 October Word Hunt

Romance Readers Reading Challenges discussion on goodreads

Monthly Word Hunt 
1 - 30 October 2016

This challenge is to see if you can find all the words listed below within your reading for the month. You do not need to preselect a level.

The maximum number of words for each book is THREE. There is no page limit.

0-3 words : better luck next time
3-5 words : warming up
6-8 words : getting hotter
9-10 words : CHAMPION hunter!

alert Southern Comfort Ciana Stone 10/4/16 p. 243 And the Cotton Creek police are on the alert.

degree Southern Comfort Ciana Stone 10/4/16 p. 216 "Apparently he does still intend to get his law degree, but according to Kade he wants to apply for the FBI once he passes the bar.

embarrass Catching Cassidy Melissa Foster 10/6/16 p. 248 I want to tell her that I’ll give her more orgasms than she can handle, but I don’t want to embarrass her.

frighten Trapped Under Ice M.J. Schiller 10/2/16 Loc369 “I’m sorry, ma’am. I didn’t mean to frighten you,” Pete began.

melodic Trapped Under Ice M.J. Schiller 10/2/16 Loc 1901 She was shorter even than Beth, and Beth was not surprised to find her soft, melodic voice held a hint of country twang.

question Last Resort Jill Sanders 10/4/16 Loc 85 But she knew better than to answer an adult’s question.

royal A Necessary Sin Georgia Cates 10/5/16 Loc 2334 We’re sitting at a booth table at the Royal McGregor looking at the menu.

sail Be My Love Lucy Kevin 10/5/16 p. 47 My father taught me to sail almost as soon as I could walk. 

tremendous Be My Love Lucy Kevin 10/5/16 p. 50 It struck her, yet again, that running his family business and being responsible for so many island jobs was a tremendous amount for one person to have to do.

visit Southern Comfort Ciana Stone 10/4/16 p. 118 "So did you stop and visit your folks on the way down?"

For our over-achievers who just need some extra words because the above weren't enough...

Unlike with the 10 words above - you must find the EXACT word to claim these bonus words, and I try to make them hard.


elastic The Next Sin Georgia Cates 10/6/16 Loc 1030 He slips his finger into the elastic waistband of my G-string and pulls it downward.

quirky Trapped Under Ice M.J. Schiller 10/2/16 Loc 2719 But the interior of the house was all her, light and airy, while at the same time, warm, inviting, a little quirky, and pretty. 

steadfast One Last Sin Georgia Cates 10/6/16 Loc 1707 She vowed to be steadfast at my side, supporting me in all of my decisions.

twist Last Resort Jill Sanders 10/4/16 Loc 2735 When she thought about him not being there when she woke, her gut would twist and ache. 

To prove that you have found the word, please quote the page, percentage or LOC (Kindle) and include the sentence in which it appears.

Audiobooks are allowed so long as you can quote the page/%/LOC and the sentence. (Eg Using whispersync or finding that sentence in some other way.)

You must find the actual word or the word's root word must be at the core with the meaning essentially remaining the same ~ just turned into a noun, adjective, adverb etc. No prefixes or hyphenated extensions. An extension is allowed where it is often the accepted spelling eg goodbye or good-bye.

Where a word has more than one meaning, either meaning may be used. Eg coast (beachfront) or coast (moving without effort) etc

Please post all entries, updates, final posts and questions in this thread.

Examples for 'Reversal'
Reverse - Laser Visions √ 15 May
p50-51 : There were a couple of bands Tam had that this person didn't, but none in the reverse.

Reversing - Sunset √ 10 Jul
p204 : Reversing his grip on his katana, he held it out to Nick. 

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