Friday, March 6, 2009

Spring Challenge '09

The Spring Reading Challenge has started over at the Shelfari Reader's of Romance Challenge Group. You can also check out our blog here.

Spring Challenge runs from March 1 – May 31

1. Select 5,10, or 15 books to read that fit the category.

2. Post your list on the discussion board and blog (Name’s Spring Challenge List)

3. If you need title suggestions please use the Discussion titled Spring 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 08 Winter # and use the number that corresponds with the list. (one will be created for each number on March 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 okay9. You can change your list at anytime

**Thank you to Heather D and Roberta for making the list!**

My Spring '09 Challenge list:

1. Read a Western (united States)- historical or contemporary: Montana Creeds: Logan by Linda Lael Miller

2. Read a book set in Scotland- historical or contemporary: Wild and Wicked in Scotland by Melody Thomas

3. Title contains Sun, Moon, or Stars (Moonlight, Starlight, etc, is ok!): Sunset Bay by Susan Mallery

4. Title contains Angel or Devil: In Bed with the Devil by Lorraine Heath

5. Read any title by one of the first romance authors you ever read (or reread one of the first romance titles you ever read): Jewels of the Sun by Nora Roberts

6. Title or Cover makes you think of Spring: For the Love of Pete by Julia Harper

7. Readers Choice: ??

8. Select a book that has been marked favorite or 5 stars from another group member's shelf.: Sweet Release by Pamela Clare

9. Read an AAR top 100 title (list on, AAR Top 100 group, and the AAR Top 100 blog): Open Season by Linda Howard

10. Title contains the word "Secret" or “Lie” in it: Lie to Me by Starr Ambrose

11. Read a title that was read and reviewed during the Winter Challenge: Only You by Elizabeth Lowell

12. read a book with a Romeo and Juliet type theme (feuding family/clan/etc): H/H have to be on opposite sides of the feud (help at AAR): Laird of the Mist by Paula Quinn

13. Read a trilogy (or 3 books from same series) Part 1: Star Witch by Linda Winstead Jones

14. Read a trilogy (or 3 books from same series) Part 2: The Moon Witch by Linda Winstead Jones

15. Read a trilogy (or 3 books from same series) Part 3: The Star Witch by Linda Winstead Jones


Anonymous said...

If I wasn't already doing two challenges I would have definitely given this one a try. Good luck doing yours!!

Amy C said...

This sounds like a good challenge. I hope you like the Sisters of the Sun trilogy!

Randi said...

Barbara, we have a new challenge every 3 months, maybe you will be able to do the summer challenge. I'm helping putting the list together.

Amy, So far I am enjoying Sun Witch.

Thank-you for stopping by

Starr Ambrose said...

Hi Randi, I saw my own book, LIE TO ME, on your personal Spring Challenge list and I hope you enjoy it! Good list; I wish I had time to read as many books as you do!