1. Select ANY number of books to read that fit the category.
2. Post your list on the discussion board and blog (Name’s Winter 09 Challenge List)
3. If you need title suggestions please use the Discussion titled WINTER TITLE SUGGESTIONS if you don’t see it please search (to try and minimize number of discussions)
4. Once you have read a book please find the corresponding discussion by searching you can search by 09 Winter # and use the number that corresponds with the list. (one will be created for each number on December 1, again, to try and minimize number of discussions) and post the book and title you read and rating, and review.
5. It is not required, but if you could post your review on the blog that would be great.
6. Reviews on the blog please include labels list the rating, author, and # of challenge only.
7. Audio books are okay
8. Rereads are okay
9. You can change your list at anytime
1. Read an anthology. Once Upon a Kiss by Carola Dunn, et al
2. Read a book with a noble title in the title (queen, prince, lord, duke, etc.) The White Queen by Philippa Gregory
3. Read any contemporary romance. The Wild Sight by Louella McGarry
4. Readers Choice. Fairest of Them All by Teresa Medeiros
5. Read a book with a mysterious word in the title (secrets, masquerade, spy, shadows, dangerous, etc.) Mystique Amanda Quick
6. Read a book with a fairytale theme. For help choosing go to: http://www.likesbooks.com/fairytale.html The Shadow Prince by Terri Lynn Wilhelm
7. Author’s first or last name, OR any word in the title, begins with an ‘A’ for August. With This Ring by Amanda Quick
8. A book with a title that is ALSO a song title! example: When I Fall in Love, It’s in His Kiss, Rescue Me, It Had To Be You, etc. My Wild Irish Rose by Rachel Wilson
9. Captive!!! Read a book where the hero or heroine are held captive by the hero or heroine. For help: http://www.likesbooks.com/captive.html The Wedding Knight by Joanne Rock
10. Read any book with a step-back cover. (This is a book with a picture cover behind the main cover) The Black Earl by Candace Camp
11. Readers Choice, part II. Mistress by Amanda Quick
12. A book with 4 or more words in the title. Wishes in the Wind by Andrea Kane
13. Read a title with an endearment word. (Baby, darling, lover, angel, etc.) Her Dearest Enemy by Elizabeth Lane
14. Read any book written by Christina Dodd Candle in the Window by Christina Dodd
15. Readers Choice, part III. No Other Love by Candace Camp
I just received two books for review: Spirit by Andrew Feder and Revenge Served Cold by Jackie Fullerton. I want to thank the Cadence Group for sending these books to me.
Hi everyone! Another Sunday has arrived and it’s Mother’s Day. Hope that you all have a wonderful Mother’s Day. Rosefire and I had pizza and ice cream cake for dinner as a treat. Rosefire is now reading Under Gemini by Rosamunde Pilcher and I’m still reading The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe.
Thank you to everyone who left comments, Amy C. can’t believe I still have a VCR. Yes, I do Amy, although I watch mostly DVDs now. See you later!
Hi everybody I just wanted to ask you all a question: How do you trade VHS tapes online? I’ve tried to find a website and I can’t – they trade DVDs, CDs, Apparel or Makeup, but no VHS tapes. I just want to get rid of a lot of tapes, not for money or anything. I have trouble getting to my library so mailing them out to someone would be easier for me. Any ideas?
Hi Everybody! This week we had a visit from a friend from Cape Cod. She was a friend of my parents who worked at their Irish restaurant on the Cape many years ago and we’ve stayed friends ever since. Anyway, she came and spent Thursday night with us – we went and had dinner in the mall and saw The Last Song with Miley Cyrus together. The movie was good – I cried all the way through 🙂 There was hardly anyone there, though. Nicholas Sparks wrote the book.
I changed my layout a couple of weeks ago because I was having troubles with my other one. Thank you everyone for commenting on it. See you next week.
I had another quiet month. Rosefire slammed through books:
– Heart of Stone by Jill Marie Landis: Emeraldfire read this and gave it 5 hearts
– Imprint by Annie Frame: Emeraldfire read this and gave it 4 hearts
– Nora, Nora by Anne Rivers Siddons: Rosefire read this and gave it 5 hearts
– A Case of Need by Michael Crichton: Rosefire read this and gave it 4 hearts
– A Very Private Woman: The Life and Unsolved Murder of Presidential Mistress Mary Meyer by Nina Burleigh: Rosefire read this and gave it 4 hearts.
– Voices in Summer by Rosamunde Pilcher: Rosefire read this and gave it 5 hearts.
– Down by the Water by Caroline Upcher: Rosefire read this and gave it 4 hearts.
– Another View by Rosamunde Pilcher: Rosefire read this and gave it 4.5 hearts.
Keepers in our pile: Heart of Stone by Jill Landis and Imprint by Annie Frame
Hi everybody. It has been very busy for me this week. Rosefire finished her book on Saturday; she enjoyed it. Look for the review tomorrow. I’m going to start reading The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe tomorrow as well. Thank you to everyone who left comments, most of them were rejected though because they were anonymus.
To China, who wanted to know why Voices in Summer by Rosamunde Pilcher wasn’t selling so well; Rosefire doesn’t know but loved the book anyway. She wishes that it would sell well though.