Tuesday, November 21, 2017

RRRC 2017 December Monthly Challenge

Romance Readers Reading Challenges discussion on goodreads

2017 December Monthly Challenge

1. 'D' is for December:
 - Read a book that starts 'D' or whose author's first or last name starts with 'D'..
The Designer Aubrey Parker 12/9/17

2. Happy Anniversary: Read a book that was published in December of any year or read a book of an RRRC member who joined in December of any year. The list for 2016 begins at the link, go further back for other years.
Christmas Nights J.H. Croix 12/2/17

3. Featured Author Challenge - Elizabeth Hoyt: Read a book by this month's Featured Author, Elizabeth Hoyt , or by any author with her first or last name.
Duke of Pleasure Elizabeth Hoyt 12/11/17

Fun Facts about Elizabeth:
* Elizabeth Hoyt is a New York Times bestselling author of historical romance
* She also writes deliciously fun contemporary romance under the name Julia Harper
* Elizabeth lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota
* Elizabeth's first novel, The Raven Prince, was the Winner RT Book Reviews‘ 2006 Reviewer’s Choice Award for Sensual Historical Romance
* She writes the fairy tales in her books herself. They often are based on older fairy tales, myths or legends, though, so parts of them may sound familiar.

So you may read any book set in Minnesota, or a historical or contemporary romance, or a book that has won an award (of any kind), or a book that is a fairy tale retelling.

4. Small Business Saturday- December 2- Read a book that you received from somewhere other than a major retail outlet (i.e. Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Target) or a book that is short (under 150 pages) or doesn't have a lot of ratings (under 4,000).
The Christmas Room Catherine Anderson 12/8/17

5. Wear Brown Shoes Day- December 4- Read a book that has shoes on the cover or has the color brown on the cover or a book with a character in the fashion industry or a book with an author with a 'B' as the first letter of their first or last name.
Holiday Kisses in the Snow Lexi Buchanan 12/10/17

6. National Violin Day- December 13- Read a book with a character in the music industry, or a book with a musical event, or a book whose title sounds beautiful or cover that looks beautiful to you.
A Chance This Christmas (Road to Romance #3) by Joanne Rock A Chance This Christmas Joanne Rock 12/10/17

7. National Flashlight Day- December 21- Read a book with a light source on the cover or a book with a character that is bright (smart, or 'shiny and happy', however you want to interpret 'bright') or a character who gets naked a lot (flashes their goods!)
Flame in the Dark Faith Hunter 12/7/17

8. Christmas Eve- December 24- Read a holiday romance or a book set in winter.
Kisses for Christmas: A Holiday Boxed Set Skye Warren 12/2/17

9, New Year's Eve- December 31- Read a book by a new to you author, or a book you would want to curl up on a couch with.
Chasing Christmas Eve Jill Shalvis 12/9/17

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choosing!
Sea Change Karen White 12/4/17

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!!

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