Monthly Challenges 2018 February Monthly Challenge
2018 February Monthly Challenge
1. 'F' is for February: Read a book that starts with 'F' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'F'.
Follow Love J.H. Croix 2/8/18
2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - Apollo
Apollo was the son of Leto and Zeus. He was born on the island of Delos. He and his twin sister Artemis, also an Olympian, shared an aptitude for archery. The nine Muses were companions of his; they were goddesses known for inspiring art and music.
❃ Read a book featuring siblings – bonus points if there is a set of twins.
❃ Read a book that is listed as being inspirational or a character needs inspiration or encouragement to do something.
Second Chance Girl Susan Mallery 2/4/18
3. Featured Author Challenge (FAC) author -Elisabeth Naughton. Read one book written by Elisabeth Naughton or any author with her first or last name. Link to Elisabeth Naughton's backlist: Elisabeth Naughton – List of Books
Fun Facts about Elisabeth -
* Before topping multiple bestseller lists—including those of the New York Times, USA Today, and the Wall Street Journal she taught middle school science.
* She writes paranormal romances or romantic suspense books and published her first book in 2008.
* She lives in western Oregon.
❃ You may also read a book set in Oregon, or by an author who is from Oregon. You can also read any book published in 2008, or is shelved as a paranormal or romantic suspense genre or a book that features a teacher or set in a school.
Read a Romantic Suspense.
Alone In the Dark Karen Rose 2/12/18
4. Shortest Month: February is the only month to have a length less than 30 days and is the only month that can pass with no full moon.
❃ Read a novella, an anthology or a book that has less than 150 pages.
Fire at Dusk Lila Ashe 2/9/18
❃ Read a book with a moon or nighttime scene on the cover.
5. Groundhog Day – 2 February: A groundhog predicts if there will be 6 more weeks of winter.
❃ Read a book set in winter or a book that has a weather element (sunshine, rain, snow etc.) on the cover. Holiday Hearts: A Fairytale Christmas\The St. James Affair Susan Wiggs 2/2/18
❃ Read a historical/futuristic/non-contemporary genre or re-read an old favorite.
The Exile of Sara Stevenson Darci Hannah 2/3/18
6. Super Bowl Sunday – 4 February: The NFL Championship game is set to be played in Minneapolis and is the most watched TV event of the year.
❃ Read a sports-themed book that features either athletes, sportscasters, sport reports or agents. All of theseRookie Move Sarina Bowen 2/10/18
❃ Read a story where a character/s are a musician or involved in the entertainment or advertising industry.
7. Mardi Gras – 13 February: Nowhere on the planet is Fat Tuesday celebrated more than on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. The day is celebrated with festivities and parades and of course much food and drink. While in New Orleans, a big tradition is in wearing Mardi Gras beads and giving them to others.
❃ Read a book set in New Orleans or has a celebration of some kind in the storyline.
❃ Read a book with a colorful cover (3 or more colors) or has a beads/mask on the cover.
Karen Rose 2/5/18
8. Valentines Day – 14 February: A day that represents romantic love and the expression of love or gratitude.
❃ Read a romance book or a book that has a predominantly Valentine theme either in the title or on the cover (hearts, flowers, cupid, love, kiss).
Sex, Not Love Vi Keeland 2/2/18
9. Chinese New Year – 16 February – Year of the Dog: Celebrated as the start of the New Year in Chinese communities. The Dog is the eleventh animal in the Chinese zodiac and is a symbol of loyalty and honesty.
❃ Read a book where a character/s have a new beginning or a second chance.
Sex, Not Love Vi Keeland 2/2/18
❃ Read a book that is number eleven in a series or features a pet of some kind (bonus points if it’s a dog and double bonus points if it’s a puppy!).
10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choice.
Absinthe Winter Renshaw 2/6/18
- 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.