Sunday, July 29, 2018

RRRC 2018 August Monthly Challenge

Romance Readers Reading Challenges discussion on goodreads

2018 August Monthly Challenge

1. 'A' is for August: Read a book that starts with 'A' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'A'.
Mulberry Moon Catherine Anderson 8/5/18 

2. Olympian Gods and Goddesses - HERA: Hera was Queen of the Olympian gods. In the story of the Quest of the Golden Fleece, Hera was a gracious protector of the heroes. Hera had few, if any, redeeming qualities. She never forgot an injury.
★ Read a book that has royalty, a jealous or vengeful character or one where a woman protects her man.
The Perfect Couple Elin Hilderbrand 8/2/18

3. Featured Author Challenge - Alexandra Ivy: Read a book by this month's Featured Author, Alexandra Ivy, or by any author with her first or last name.
Born in Blood Alexandra Ivy 8/10/18

Fun Facts about Alexandra:
★ Alexandra grew up in the midwest with a love for reading, she was more interested in being an actress on Broadway than being a writer though.
★ She published her first novel in 2000.
★ She primarily writes Romantic Suspense, Paranormal and Erotic Romance. She also writes Historical Romance under the names Deborah Raleigh and Debbie Raleigh.
★ She is a five time RT Book Award Finalist.
★ Alexandra lives in Missouri with her husband and sons.

So you may also read any book set in Missouri. You can also read any book published in 2000, or that is shelved as Paranormal or Romantic Suspense. Or you can read a book by her pseudonyms.

4. August is Admit You're Happy Month: Read a book that leaves a smile on your face.
When We Found Home Susan Mallery 8/11/18

5. National Girlfriends Day - August 1: Read a book that features girlfriends as part of the story.
Kiss Me, Kill Me Allison Brennan 8/2/18

6. International Beer Day - August 3: Read a book with characters who drink beer. Or read a book set in a bar, a book with scenes in a bar or a book featuring blue collar workers.
One Night of Trouble Elle Kennedy 8/4/18

7. Son and Daughter Day - August 11: Read a book tagged as YA, NA or a children's book. Or read a book with a child or children in the story.
Without a Trace Colleen Coble 8/6/18

8. National Honey Bee Awareness Day - August 18: Because we all need to be aware of honey bees! Read a book where nature is part of the story or one with flowers on the cover.
Honey is the town's product and livelihood. Lucky Charmed Sharla Lovelace 8/9/18

9. Women's Equality Day - August 26: Read a book with a strong female character.
Easy Nights Kristen Proby 8/4/18

10. Reader's Choice: Read any book of your choosing!
The Harder You Fall Gena Showalter 8/3/18 

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, plus we all want to see all the pretty books you've read! You may update your original challenge as you go or repost if you choose.

Happy Reading!! 

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