The Summer/Winter Reading Challenge 2021

Here are the entries...

1.     A summer romance novel

  • Seaside Dreams by Melissa Foster
  • Cowboy Crush by Lacy Andrersen
  • Dragon Future by Kando Wyatt
  • The Summer I Fell For My Enemy by Sara Jane Woodley
  • My Bodyguard Summer by Michelle Pennington
  • #GoodGirlBadBoy by Yesenia Vargas
  • Love, Life and the List by Kasie West
  • Reconcile by Nicole Dykes
  • Summer at Spindrift Cottage by Kaitlynn Clarkson
  • It Happened One Summer by Tessa Bailey

2.     A winter romance novel

  • In a Holidaze by Stephanie Lauren
  • The Twelve Holidates by Emma St. Clair
  • The Santa Accident by Gemma Brocato
  • The Santa Trial by Tess Thompson
  • Baby It's Cold by Madison Faye
  • My Secret Santa by Jaclyn Weist
  • Dead Of Winter by Melissa Pearl & Anna Cruise
  • Heartland Joy by Jessie Gussman
  • In A Holidaze by Christina Lauren
  • The Mistletoe Kisser by Lucy Score

3.     A book that takes place in the 19th or 20th century

  • The Viscount who Loved me by Julia Quinn
  • A Proper Scoundrel by Esther Hatch 
  • The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  • The Sound of the Mountain by Yasunari Kawabata
  • A Rake's Redemption by Maggie Dallen
  • A Runaway For Christmas (Spinster Mail Order Brides) by Cheryl Wright
  • Glitter by Abbi Glines June

4.     A book which your mom or dad (or any parent-type figure) loved

  • 7 Perfect Things by Catherine Ryan Hyde
  • One Two Three by Laurie Frankel
  • Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  • The Last of The Moon Girls by Barbara Davis
  • The Girl in the Steel-Capped Boots by Loretta Hill
  • Opposite of Always by Justin Reynolds
  • Simply Starstruck by Aspen Hadley
  • Thornbirds by Colleen McCullough

5.     A Lyrics of Love novel by Melody Sweet

  • My Hero Next Door
  • My Leap of Faith
  • My (Im)perfect Love
  • My Safe Haven
  • My Superstar Romance

6.     A stuck together romance novel

  • Me and the Sweet Snowstorm by Jessie Gussman
  • Stealing the Stars by Debra Anastasia
  • When Jackie Hit The Road by Sophie McAloon
  • Showing off the Goods by Weston Parker
  • Two Way Street by Lauren Barnholdt
  • Delivered by the Defender by Evangeline Anderson
  • By Your Side by Kasie West
  • Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon
  • Hearts in Darkness by Laura Kaye
  • I Dare You by Jordan Ford
  • Shy Girl by Katie Cross
  • Eight Perfect Hours by Lia Louis
  • Stranded by Nicole Dykes
  • The Spark by Vi Keeland

7.     A book with an animal in it

  • Harry's Lovely Spring Day by N.G.K. & Janelle Dimmett
  • Wallflower by Cookie O'Gorman
  • Falling For Your Best Friend by Emma St. Clair
  • Tithe by Holly Black
  • The Tourist Attraction by Sarah Morgenthater
  • Text In A Show by Whitney Dineen
  • Picturing Perfect (Meet the McIntyres) by Rebecca Barber
  • Everywhere Blue by Joanne Rossmassler Fritz
  • Merlin Fights a Ghost by Molly Fitz
  • Grimalkin Academy Kitts 4-6 by Lauren Greenwood
  • Knight by Addison Carmicheal
  • Falling For Your Enemy by Emma St Clair
  • Bright Feather by Sarah K.L. Wilson
  • Meeting Up with the Renovator by Clara Bliss
  • Chasing Daylight by Brittney Sahin

8.     A book that’s been recommended to you by a friend

  • The Soulmate Equation by Stephanie Lauren
  • The Vet from Snowy River by Stella Quinn
  • The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street by Lindsay Currie
  • Exiling a Fae Queen by Joana Reeder
  • My High School Quarterback Boyfriend by Kylie Key
  • The Good Sister by Leann Davis
  • Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon
  • Sleeping Beauty: Back to Reality by Jenni James
  • Exception by Mariah Dietz
  • Billie Eilish by Billie Eilish
  • Sixx Saves the World by Becca Vincenza
  • The Masterpiece by Francine Rivers
  • It Was Better This Way: A Novel by Debbie Macomber
  • There You'll Find Me by Jenny B Jones
  • The Girl In The Love Song by Emma Scott

9.     A book based on a movie or TV show

  • The Viscount Who Loved me by Julia Quinn
  • Twilight by Stephanie Meyer
  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  • The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks
  • Pan's Labyrinth by Guillermo del Toro & Cornelia Funke
  • Bridgerton - The Duke and I by Julia Quinn

10.  A Barrett Boys novel by Jordan Ford

  • The Rescuer
  • The Protector
  • I Dare You
  • The Runaway
  • The Fighter
  • The Warrior (ARC)

11.  A fake relationship novel

  • The Charade by Judy Corry
  • Helped By Ava by Remi Carrington
  • The Practice Boyfriend by Christina Benjamin
  • Just One Kiss by Maggie Dallen
  • See Me by Autumn McArthur
  • Rescue a Stubborn Heart by Cindy Roland Anderson
  • Better Than the Movies by Lynn Painter
  • Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall
  • My Rebound by Carrie Ann Ryan
  • Tomboys Don't Kiss the Quarterback by Christina Benjamin
  • High-stakes Cowboy by Em Petrova
  • Call Me Crazy by Melanie Harlow

12.  A book with an MC that has your name

13.  A book set at a boarding school

The Charade by Judy Corry
The New Girl (Oak Brook Academy) Book 1 By Jillian Adams
Diamonds and Demons by Kim Faulks and Mila Young
The Payback Society by Cidney Swanson
Things I Wanted to Say (But Never Did) by Monica Murphy
Trial of the Midnight Fog by Mile Riggs
Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston
Made Of Steel by Ivy Smoak
A Gorgeous Villain by Saffron A. Kent

14.  A graphic novel or picture book

  • The Bruce Swap by Ryan T. Higgins
  • Elephants Cannot Dance by Mo Willems
  • Animals Kissed Goodnight by Ann Paul
  • Beauty and the Beast Girl by Neji
  • Cinderella: An Illustrated Fairy Tale Classics by Brittany Fichter
  • Star Wars Darth Vader by Charles Soule
  • Merciless World by Willow Winters

15.  A book published in the year you were born

  • Five Have a Mystery to Solve by Enid Blyton
  • Asterix and the Secret Weapon by Albert Uderzo
  • The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein 
  • Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
  • City Girl, Country Girl by Amanda Clark

16.  A book with an MC that’s a different race/culture to you

  • Virtually Yours by Virginia Gray
  • Twice as Hard by Raphael and Opeyemi Sofoluke
  • Nanberry by Jackie French
  • The Broken Destiny by Carlyle Labuschagne
  • The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar
  • Eclipse by Stephanie Meyer
  • Broken Princess by Alexa B. James
  • Curvy Girls Can't Date Soldiers by Kelsie Stelting
  • Ninja Girl by Cookie O'Gorman
  • The Dating Plan by Sara Desai

17.  A forbidden love romance novel

  • A different Blue by Amy Harmon
  • Rage and Ruin by Jennifer Armentrout
  • Unlife (Heartsblood - A Vampire Romance Series Book 1) by Selina A. Fenech
  • The Friend Zone by Sariah Wilson
  • Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean
  • The Haven Hills Homestead Inn by Kimberly Krey
  • Turmoil by JL Weil
  • On His Knees by Tabatha Kiss
  • Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion
  • Art of Breaking Up by Elizabeth Stevens
  • Guarding Shadows by Aly Stiles

18.  A thrilling romantic suspense novel

  • Cobb by Maryann Jordan
  • The Broken Destiny by Carlyle Labuschagne
  • To Catch a Killer by Sheryl Scarborough
  • All The Little Lies by SJ Sylvis
  • Edge of Control by Trish Loye
  • The Runaway by Jordan Ford
  • Chosen by the Vampire (entire series) by Atlas Rose
  • Her Champion Bodyguard by Laura Ann
  • Chasing the Storm by Brittney Sahin (ARC)

19.  A blind date – someone either sends you a book you’ve never read before OR you flick through your e-reader or book-shelf with your eyes closed and pick whichever book your finger lands on.

  • If the Shoe Fits by Julie Murphy
  • Bewitched, Bedeviled and Bewildered (Sister Witchcraft #1)
  • by J.D. Winters,  Dakota Kahn  5th June, 2021
  • Girl at Heart by Kelly Oram
  • Play Hard by Amber Garza
  • Nanberry by Jackie French
  • Georgana's Secret by Arlem Hawks
  • Meet Me There by Judy Corry
  • Trusting Skylar by Susan Stoker
  • A Pack of Blood and Lies by Olivia Wildenstein
  • The Last Ringmaster: Kindred by Lynda Haviland
  • Dashing into Disaster by Rachel John
  • Just One Kiss by Maggied Dallen
  • Faked by Karla Sorensen

20.  Ask the Forever Love Crew – read a book that’s been suggested by one of the Forever Love Crew members (if you’re not a member yet, you can join here).

  • The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
  • The Cowboy and the Girl Next Door by Janette Rallison
  • Once Upon a Royal Summer by Teri Wilson
  • Arsenic in the Azaleas by Dale Mayer
  • See No Evil by Jordan Ford