Tuesday, December 19, 2017

TLC  A-Z Genres 2018

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A-Z Challenges  A-Z Genres 2018

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A-Z Genres
Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

This challenge is designed to help you broaden your horizons and read genres that you might not have tried before.

Goal: Read 26 genres, each one beginning with a different letter of the alphabet.

You may use main genres or sub-genres.

*For the harder letters - Q, U, X and Z - you may use any genre with that letter in it's name.*


You will also be allowed FIVE 'wildcards' for this challenge.

Wildcards can be used in place of any letter that you're struggling with, allowing you to substitute a genre beginning with any other letter. However, the substituted genre must be different from any other genre that you have already used, so that you still end up with 26 different genres. (See example.)

EXAMPLE: (view spoiler)

A: Adventure Journey to the River Sea Eva Ibbotson 1/27/18
B: Books-about-books Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore 1/1/18
C: Contemporary Tap Left A. Zavarelli 1/8/18
D: Detective Death Below Stairs Jennifer Ashley 3/6/18
E: Erotica Menage A Cowboy Jenny Klaire 1/4/18
F: Family Her Renegade Rancher Jennifer Ryan 1/6/18
G: Gothic The Gates of Evangeline Hester Young 4/4/18
H: Historical Yesternight Cat Winters 1/8/18
I: Irish The Girl From Ballymor Kathleen McGurl 1/12/18
J: Juvenile Glass Houses Rachel Caine 6/15/18 My library classifies YA as Juvenile
K: Knitting Patterns of Change Terri DuLong 3/22/18
L: Love Inspired Seaside Reunion Irene Hannon 3/21/18
M: Mystery Robert B. Parker's Damned If You Do Michael Brandman 1/21/18
N: Nordic Noir Why Did You Lie? Yrsa Sigurðardóttir 1/10/18
O: Wildcard - Magic Magic Bleeds Ilona Andrews 6/20/18
P: Paranormal The Curse of Tenth Grave Darynda Jones 1/20/18
Q: Quilting A Single Thread Marie Bostwick 5/3/18
R: Romance Lilac Lane Sherryl Woods 1/3/18
S: Scotland The Exile of Sara Stevenson Darci Hannah 2/3/18
T: Thriller The Escape David Baldacci 1/7/18
U: Urban Fantasy The Curse of Tenth Grave Darynda Jones 1/20/18
V: Vampire Once Burned Jeaniene Frost 3/4/18
W: Western His Cowboy Heart Jennifer Ryan 1/3/18
X: X-Men X-Men Legacy: Aftermath Mike Carey 3/9/18
Y: YA One of Us Is Lying Karen M. McManus 1/22/18
Z: Cozy Mystery A Ghost for Christmas J.D. Winters 3/15/18       

Challenge Rules
*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.   

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