Create Your Own Challenge One Hit Wonders of the 2000s
One Hit Wonders of the 2000s
Duration: January 1-June 30, 2018
1. Who Let the Dogs Out by Baha Men
Read a book with a male character who is a "dog" (tell us how) OR a character that plays video games OR a book with a title that starts with a W - (disregard A, An The).
Why Did You Lie? Yrsa Sigurðardóttir 1/10/18
2. Stacy’s Mom by Fountains of Wayne
Read a book with a teenage character that has a "HOT" mom OR that features a scene with a towel wrapped around a person OR where a man walks out on his family.
Menage A Cowboy Jenny Klaire 1/4/18
3. Bad Day by Daniel Powter
Read a book with blue sky on the cover (please post the cover) OR where a character needs a vacation OR where a character has a BAD DAY.
His Cowboy Heart Jennifer Ryan 1/3/18
4. Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65
Read a book with a blue cover (please post the cover) OR the word BLUE in the title OR with a sad, lonely character.
Lilac Lane Sherryl Woods 1/3/18
5. Butterfly by Crazy Town
Read a book where a male character meets the "one" OR with a character who has piercings OR with the words BUTTERFLY, BUTTER or FLY in the title.
Tall, Tatted and Tempting Tammy Falkner 1/13/18
6. Absolutely (Story of a Girl) by Nine Days
Read a book whose title starts with an A (disregard A, An The) OR with an unhappy character OR where a character wears the same clothing for at least 2 days in a row.
A Stranger in the House Shari Lapena 1/17/18
7. Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!) by Blu Cantrell
Read a book where a character goes shopping OR gets cheated on OR gets revenge.
Cherish Me, Cowboy Alissa Callen 1/13/18
8. I Try by Macy Gray
Read a book where a character has a break up OR where a character hides OR read an author's debut book.
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore Matthew J. Sullivan 1/1/18
9. A Thousand Miles by Vanessa Carlton
Read a book from your TBR that ends on with a 0 - (10, 200, 3000) (Tell us the number) OR with a character that is away from home OR with a character that is a grandfather.
All I Want Is You Toni Blake 1/11/18
10. Wonderful by Everclear
Read a book with a child character (under 12) that is significant to the story OR with a couple who fights OR with a HEA (Happily Ever After ending).
Yesternight Cat Winters 1/8/18
11. Uprising by Muse
Read a Dystopian/SciFi book OR a title that begins with a U - (disregard A, An The) OR with a character that has no idea what is happening.
One of Us Is Lying Karen M. McManus 1/22/18
12. All the Small Things by blink-182
Read a book with a MC who is a musician OR where a character receives a gift OR from this list 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die.
The Last Camellia Sarah Jio 1/15/18
13. Drive by Incubus
Read a book where a character has a fear (Tell us what it is) OR with a character whose name begins with a B OR where a character overcomes something bad.
Crown Jewels Ella James 1/25/18
14. 1234 by Feist
Read a New Adult book OR a book with a number in the title OR a book set in Canada.
All In Emma Scott 1/18/18
15. Icky Thump by The White Stripes
Read a book with a ghost in the story OR a book set in Mexico OR where a character gets drunk.
Strangers Paul Finch 1/14/18
16. Beverly Hills by Weezer
Read a book with a wealthy character OR the 5th book in a series OR a book where a regular person marries a celebrity (real or fictional).
You Say It First Susan Mallery 1/24/18
17. I Write Sins Not Tragedies by Panic! at the Disco
Read a book with a wedding scene OR where a planned wedding does not happen OR where characters take sides against each other for some reason. Tell us the reason.
Tap Left A. Zavarelli 1/8/18
18. Second Chance by Shinedown
Read a book with an ordinal number in the title (first, second, third) OR where a character gets a second chance at something OR with a comet or a moon on the cover (please post the cover).
The Escape David Baldacci 1/7/18
19. 1985 by Bowling for Soup
Read a book with a character who's living in the past OR set in the 1980s OR with a MC or author whose first or last name begins with a D.
Kacey Dawson Full Tilt Emma Scott 1/16/18
20. Heaven by Los Lonely Boys
Read book with a character that speaks Spanish OR with a title that begins with a letter in HEAVEN - (disregard A, An The) OR a book with a religious character.
The Lightkeeper's Daughter Colleen Coble 1/23/18
21. Did My Time by Korn
Read a book with a character waiting for their break in life OR published in August (of any year) OR with a three word title (All words count).
Her Renegade Rancher Jennifer Ryan 1/6/18
22. Hero (feat. Josey Scott) by Chad Kroeger
Read a book that has been made into a TV show/movie (Tell us the TV show/movie) OR with a character that is a hero OR was nominated for an award (Tell us the award).
Rattlesnake Crossing J.A. Jance 1/26/18
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