Saturday, March 24, 2018

TLC 50 States of Shopping

The Lost Challenges discussion  on goodreads

'You Set The Pace' Challenges       50 States of Shopping

50 shop

Ever wonder what's the bestselling item at a certain discount store? No, me either, but it's a great idea for a challenge!

Duration: Two Years From Starting Date - March 24, 2018
Levels:
Window Shopper: 5-16 States
Impulse Buyer: 17-34 States
Shopaholic: 35-50 States


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States:
1. Alabama - Crayons
🏬 Read a book with a very colorful cover OR with a character that is an artist OR where a child draws a picture.
Between Me and You by Allison Winn Scotch Between Me and You Allison Winn Scotch 3/26/18

2. Alaska - RV & Marine Antifreeze
🏬 Read a book with a RV or Boat on the cover (Please post the cover) OR where a character travels OR a book set in a cold climate.
Secrets On Cedar Key Terri DuLong 4/13/18

3. Arizona - L.O.L. Surprise! Dolls
🏬 Read a book where a character gets a SURPRISE OR a child is given a doll OR where a character uses LOL in the text. Give us the sentence and page/Loc #.
Now That You Mention It Kristan Higgins 4/19/18 p 120 Him: LOL. Sleep Tight.

4. Arkansas - Chocolate
🏬 Read a book with chocolate on the cover OR where a character eats chocolate OR with a character that makes desserts with chocolate.
Witness in Death J.D. Robb 3/29/18

5. California - Protein Powder
🏬 Read a book with a character that is an athlete OR with a character that is health conscious OR with a title that begins with P.
Pucked Up Helena Hunting 3/30/18

6. Colorado - Peanut M&M’s
🏬 Read a book with a cover that is the same color as a peanut m&m (Please post the cover) OR with the word PEANUT in the title OR a M/M book.
A Single Thread (Cobbled Court Quilts, #1) by Marie Bostwick A Single Thread Marie Bostwick 5/3/18

7. Connecticut - ‘Ghost in the Shell’ DVD
🏬 Read a book set in the future OR a book where a person is enhanced by mechanical implants and/or robots are upgraded with human tissue OR read a MANGA book.
Magic Strikes Ilona Andrews 5/31/18

8. Delaware - Spiced Jelly Candy
🏬 Read a book where a character eats candy OR with an author's first or last name begins with a J OR a "spicy" read.
Separation Games C.D. Reiss 4/2/18

9. Florida - Sparkling Cider
🏬 Read a book with a cover that "SPARKLES" OR where a character drinks a sparkling drink (Tell us what the drink is - does not have to be alcoholic) OR from this list - Cheers.
champagne Tough Luck Hero Maisey Yates 4/3/18

10. Georgia - Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Chairs
🏬 Read a book with a yellow cover (Please post the cover) OR whose author's first and last names begin with the same letter OR where a character has a child under 2 years old.
Butternut Summer Mary McNear 4/22/18

11. Hawaii - Barbie Farmer Doll
🏬 Read a book with a blonde MC OR with a character that is a farmer OR with a chicken or tomatoes on the cover. (Please post the cover)
Close Contact Lori Foster 4/20/18

12. Idaho - My Little Pony Mini Collection
🏬 Read a book with a pony on the cover (Please post the cover)
OR with the words MY or LITTLE in the title OR with many active characters - (at least 5).
A Thread of Truth Marie Bostwick 5/13/18

13. Illinois - Erasers
🏬 Read a book whose title begins with E (disregard A, An and The) OR where a character has amnesia OR where a character changes their name and becomes another person. (Tell us why they had to do this.)
(To escape her ex-husband who's a serial killer.) Stillhouse Lake Rachel Caine 5/6/18

14. Indiana - Instant Coffee
🏬 Read a book where "instalove" happens OR with coffee on the cover OR with a coffee word in the title.
Lakeshore Secrets (The McAdams Sisters, #1) by Shannyn Leah Shannyn Leah 5/9/18

15. Iowa - Water Softening Crystals
🏬 Read a book with water on the cover (Please post the cover) OR whose author's initials are in SOFTENING OR where a crystal is used or mentioned in the story. Give us a sentence and page/loc #.
Rock Hard Nalini Singh 4/5/18

16. Kansas - Ozark Trail Tumblers
🏬 Read a book with a character that likes to camp or hike OR set in the wilderness OR with a beverage on the cover. Please post the cover.
Logan Jay McLean 5/15/18

17. Kentucky - 4×6 photo prints
🏬 Read a book where a character is a photographer OR where a character decorates with photos OR a Series/TBR book #4 or #6.
Rock Wedding Nalini Singh 4/6/18

18. Louisiana - Root Beer Extract
🏬 Read a book where a character drinks root beer OR where a character uses an extract OR with a title that begins with R.
The Librarian and the Spy Susan Mann 4/28/18

19. Maine - Brownies
🏬 Read a book with a character that is a BROWNIE (or little girl scout) OR where a character makes or eats a brownie OR with a brown cover. Please post the cover.
Porch Lights Dorothea Benton Frank 5/4/18

20. Maryland - Glue Sticks
🏬 Read a book with the letters G-L-U-E in the title (does not have to be in order) OR with the genre/tagged CRAFTS OR a book set in Germany (where glue sticks were invented).
The Ghost in the Glass House Carey Wallace 3/26/18

21. Massachusetts - Refrigerators
🏬 Read a book with a fridge on the cover (Please post the cover) OR where a large appliance is bought OR with the first letter of each title word in REFRIGERATOR (three word minimum).
The Gates of Evangeline Hester Young 4/4/18

22. Michigan - Lavender-Scented Cleaning Products
🏬 Read a book where the MC has a "PLANT" name OR where a character uses cleaning products OR where you find the word LAVENDER in the title, series or author's name.
Violet Forever Pucked Helena Hunting 4/18/18

23. Minnesota - Flamin’ Hot Cheetos
🏬 Read a book where a character can be described as "FLAMIN'" OR with a "HOT" story OR where a character eats a snack food like Cheetos.
p 286 ..., I tear into a bag of Cheetos and inhale .... Pucked Helena Hunting 3/24/18

24. Mississippi - Oil-less Fryer
🏬 Read a book where a character eats fried food OR where a small appliance is bought OR with a title that begins with O.
Man Hands Sarina Bowen 5/7/18

25. Missouri - Life Savers
🏬 Read a book with a character that saves lives OR with a circular item on the cover (please post the cover) OR with a page count that includes 1, 9, or 2.    
Casting About by Terri DuLong Casting About Terri DuLong 4/10/18

26. Montana - Madden NFL Video Games
🏬 Read a book where a character plays video games OR that is tagged video games OR where football is important to the story.
Dark Queen Faith Hunter 5/2/18

27. Nebraska - Pressed Makeup Powder
🏬 Read a book with a scene where a character powders their face OR where a character does makeup for a living OR with a makeup item on the cover. Please post the cover.
Rock Redemption Nalini Singh 4/5/18

28. Nevada - Dog Treats
🏬 Read a book with a dog or dog treat on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a dog in the story OR whose author's first or last name begins with D or T.
Unraveling the Pieces (Ormond Beach, #3) by Terri DuLong Unraveling the Pieces Terri DuLong 4/9/18

29. New Hampshire - Cinnamon-flavored Toothpaste
🏬 Read a book with teeth or a smile on the cover OR Cinnamon colored cover (Please post the cover) OR with a scene where teeth are brushed.
Sinful Intent Chelle Bliss 5/22/18

30. New Jersey - Pool Salt
🏬 Read a book with a pool on the cover (Please post the cover) OR where a character uses a pool OR with a location that begins with a letter in SALT.
Texas Under Locke Mariana Zapata 5/5/18

31. New Mexico - Cat Food
🏬 Read a book with a cat on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a cat in the story OR whose author's first or last name begins with C or F.
The Magnolia Story Chip Gaines 4/2/18

32. New York - Cheerios
🏬 Read a book where a character eats cereal OR published in May (of any year) OR with a general in the story.
Farewell to Cedar Key Terri DuLong 4/14/18

33. North Carolina - Mayonnaise
🏬 Read a book with a character named Duke (may be first or last name) OR with a blended family OR set in the 1800's.
The Earl's Defiant Wallflower Erica Ridley 4/8/18

34. North Dakota - Watermelon-flavored Gum
🏬 Read a book with a watermelon on the cover (Please post the cover) OR set in the summer OR with a character that chews gum.
The Goodbye Quilt Susan Wiggs 5/17/18

35. Ohio - Grape-flavored Drink Mix
🏬 Read a book with grapes on the cover (Please post the cover) OR set in the autumn OR where a character drinks a "drink mix" (KoolAid, Crystal Light, etc.).
Pucked Off Helena Hunting 4/18/18 p 115 ... cup of purple Kool-Aid that ...

36. Oklahoma - BBQ Sauce
🏬 Read a book where a character has a barbeque OR cooks on a grill OR uses a BBQ sauce.
Rainshadow Road Lisa Kleypas 4/10/18

37. Oregon - Humidifiers
🏬 Read a book set in a dry climate (Tell us where) OR with a character that has respiratory distress OR with a rectangular item on the cover. (Please post the cover.)
Marriage Games C.D. Reiss 4/1/18

38. Pennsylvania -Plastic Hangers
🏬 Read a book with a character who is into clothing OR where a hanger is used for another purpose than to hang clothing OR with a hanger on the cover. (Please post the cover.)
Two Sisters by Mary Hogan Two Sisters Mary Hogan 6/10/18

39. Rhode Island - Christmas Lights
🏬 Read a book with the word CHRISTMAS in the title OR set at Christmas time OR with a lamp/light on the cover (Please post the cover.)
Right Where We Belong (Silver Springs, #4) by Brenda Novak Right Where We Belong Brenda Novak 5/6/18

40. South Carolina - Coin Banks
🏬 Read a book with a setting that begins with a letter in COINBANKS OR whose author's name is BANK or BANKS OR where a character makes COIN or BANK!
Cedar Key Island Postcards from Cedar Key Terri DuLong 4/13/18

41. South Dakota - Orange Juice
🏬 Read a book with an orange cover OR with an orange or juice on the cover (Please post the cover) OR where a character drinks orange juice.
Hardcore Twenty-Four (Stephanie Plum, #24) by Janet Evanovich Hardcore Twenty-Four Janet Evanovich 4/16/18

42. Tennessee - Disney Infinity Power Discs
🏬 Read a book with the word DISNEY in the text (Please give us a sentence and page/loc#) OR with a character that has power over others OR with the word FOREVER in the title.
Sunrise On Cedar Key Terri DuLong 4/12/18 p 33 We took Clarissa to Disney for the weekend.

43. Texas - TV Wall Mounts
🏬 Read a book from a list with TV in the title (Tell us the name of the list) OR with the word MOUNT in the title or series name OR with a title that begins with W.
The Woman in the Window A.J. Finn 5/13/18

44. Utah - Personal Travel Care Kits
🏬 Read a book from the TRAVEL genre OR with a personal care item on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with a scene where some of the items from the personal care kit is used. Tell us what items are used.
Toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo Pucked Over Helena Hunting 4/17/18

45. Vermont - Sweet Canned Corn
🏬 Read a book with two words in the title that begin with the same letter OR with a vegetable on the cover (Please post the cover) OR whose author's first or last name begins with C.
Two Times the Charm Christin Lovell 4/7/18

46. Virginia - Coolers
🏬 Read a book set in the summer OR with a consecutive double vowel in the title OR where a character goes to an outdoor event.
Spinning Forward Terri DuLong 4/9/18

47. Washington - Vanilla Frosting
🏬 Read a book with a white cover OR frosting on the cover (Please post the cover) OR with VANILLA in the title.
How to Knit a Heart Back Home (Cypress Hollow Yarn, #2) by Rachael Herron How to Knit a Heart Back Home Rachael Herron 6/6/18

48. West Virginia - My Life As Dolls
🏬 Read a book where a character is like one of the dolls (tell us which doll the character is like) OR where a person on the cover is dressed like one of the dolls (tell us which doll is matched). Please post the cover.
MY LIFE AS 18-inch Doll BEACH VACATIONER - BLONDE
Beach House for Rent Mary Alice Monroe 6/7/18

49. Wisconsin - Green Bay Packers Bath Mat
🏬 Read a book where football is part of the main story line OR with a character named Matt OR with the words GREEN or BAY in the title or series name.
Awakening Sharon J. Bolton 5/25/18

50. Wyoming - Flannel shirts
🏬 Read a book with a person dressed in a flannel (or plaid) shirt on the cover (Please post the cover) OR that is set in the autumn OR a title that begins with F.
Kidnapped Cowboy (Captured Hearts, #1) by Lindsey Brookes Kidnapped Cowboy Lindsey Brookes 4/7/18    


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*All genres and formats are fine.
*Re-reads are allowed.
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