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Just a heads up that I'm going dark for several weeks. I may still update posts/challenges but there will be no new content, not even Thursdays.

My Mom died and I'm taking each day as it comes, plus helping my Dad go through her stuff.

Jan 16 update: Mother-in-law, who I call Mom, is in the hospital for bypass surgery

Feb 19 update: MIL is home now :-D and slowly getting better. I'm still helping my Dad with Mom's stuff but since my brother is out of town, I'm spending 4 nights at his house every week for a month. It's MUCH closer to Dad's and they do meals together and hang out.

Mar 8 update: I'm having a blast with my Dad. MIL has gone back to the hospital

Mar 29 update: MIL is home but not doing well.

Apr 9 update: SIL is nurse and has taken time off work to care for MIL who is basically receiving hospice care at home.

I'll see you in May . . . April 23 update: My Mother-in-law, who I call Mom, died yesterday.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

RC: A-Z Locations

A-Z Locations
Oct 1, 2015 to Sep 30, 2016

Wacky Reading Challenges Group at GoodReads

for more information or to sign up, click here
(you'll need to be a GR member, the group is for 18+)

Guidelines: Book must be at least 125 pages, any format, any genre, re-reads acceptable, so are library books.

This A-Z challenge will focus on locations. For each letter A-Z, read a book set in a location that starts with the corresponding letter. You may use city, town, state, country, off planet, etc. These locations can be real or fictional - doesn't matter.

For the hard letters Q, X, Y and Z, you are welcome to use a location that contains the letter - it does not have to be the first letter.
~  Books Read ~
A. Ashton Falls, ?? - Halloween Hijinks by Kathi Daley (10-10-15)
B. Butterfly Harbor, ?? - The Bad Boy of Butterfly Harbor by Anna J. Stewart (1-15-16)
C. Wishful, California - Instant Gratification by Jill Shalvis (11-14-15)
D. Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. - Wild and Precious by CJane Elliot (11-28-15)
E. Everett, Washington - Fireman, Flames and Fettuccine by Sara York (1-4-16)
F. Fool's Gold, California - Marry Me at Christmas by Susan Mallery (2-8-16)
G. Tybee Island, Georgia - Sand & Water by Shae Connor (12-3-15)
H. Havenbridge, Massachusetts - Spell Bound by Jacob Z. Flores
I. Chicago, Illinois - Stupid Mistletoe by Joyee Flynn (12-6-15)
J. Jubbulpore (city) on Jubbul (planet) - Citizen of the Galaxy by Robert A. Heinlein (8-24-16)
K. Key West, Florida - Three's Company by N. R. Walker (12-3-15)
L. Logan, Minnesota - Winter Wonderland by Heidi Cullinan (1-12-16)
M. Madrona Island, Washington - Romeow and Juliet by Kathi Daley
N. Celebration Bay, New York - Foul Play at the Fair by Shelley Freydont (10-5-15)
O. Ocean Township, New Jersey - You In My Arms by A. C. Katt (5-3-16) 
P. University Park, Pennsylvania - Prove It by Chris Owen (1-3-16)
Q.
R. Rowan Falls, Oregon - By Any Other Name by Tia Fielding (2-20-16)
S. Stone Ridge, Colorado - Choosing His Christmas Miracle by Charlie Richards (12-28-15)
T. San Antonio, Texas - When No Doesn't Cut It by Lisa Oliver (5-23-16)
U. Shore Point, United Kingdom - Nick's Christmas Wish by Jess Buffett (12-31-15)
V. Valdemar - Arrows of the Queen by Mercedes Lackey (8-31-16)
W. Wishful, California - Instant Attraction by Jill Shalvis (10-31-15)
X.
Y.
Z.

Possibilities . . .
J - library book: Citizen of the Galaxy by Robert A. Heinlein (Jubbul)
Q - library book: Still Life by Louise Penny (Three Pines, Quebec Province) 
V - Mercedes Lackey (Valdemar series)
X - Piers Anthony (Xanth series) or Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Xanadu)
Y - A Wind in the Door by Madeleine L'Engle (Yadah) - brief by important butterfly theory
Z - The 1312 Lives of Captain Bluebear by Walter Moers (Zamonia) 






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