Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge – December Link-Up

HAPPY December, you Fancy Readers!

I can’t believe this is the last month of 2018 and of this years challenge! Wow time flies! Thank you all so much for taking part in this year after year or for the first time if that is how you roll.  The new sign-up is live so if you haven’t officially signed up for 2019, you can do so HERE. If you don’t sign-up, your entries will not count toward the giveaway and I have to disqualify you. Basically…SIGN-UP! I’m even switching it up next year for the Monthly Topic.

Monthly Link-Up and Giveaway Details:

  • Your thoughts on each book you read must be posted somewhere, like your blog, Goodreads, Amazon, YouTube, Tumblr, etc., in order for it to count towards this challenge. Ratings on Goodreads, LibraryThing, BookLikes, etc. will also work.
  • Monthly link-up posts will go live the around the first day of each month so you can add your links throughout the month as your posts go up. Each linky will remain open five days into each new month to allow you some time to get all your posts linked up!
  • In order for us to tell what you’re linking to on the monthly linky, the format for the links you enter need to be as follows:
    • UPDATE POST @ your name/blog name.
    • REVIEW: [BOOK TITLE] @ your name/blog name.
    • MONTHLY TOPIC @ your name/blog name.
  • Each month we’ll choose a lucky winner from that month’s linky to win a Contemporary Romance novel of their choice (up to US$10).
  • Each link you enter in that month’s linky will count as one entry into the giveaway.
  • Challenge and Giveaways are open internationally. (As long as The Book Depository ships to your country, you are eligible for a prize.)

Monthly Topics:

  • Each monthly link-up post will include a Contemporary Romance topic for you to participate in if you’d like.
  • Monthly Topic posts can go up anytime in the specified month. Link them up as follows: MONTHLY TOPIC @ your name/blog name.
  • These posts will also earn you an entry in the monthly giveaway as long as you link back to them.

This month’s topic:

Holiday books. The holidays are here and with that comes all the holiday romance love!

  1. Let it Snow – Various Authors
  2. The Trouble with Mistletoe – Jill Shalvis
  3.  The Christmas Carousel – Annabel Allen
  4.  Christmas at the Palace – Jeevani Charika
  5.  Snow in Love – Various Authors
  6. Christmas Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses – Jenny Hale (Lauren at Bookmark Lit is hosting a readalong 12/3 – 12/7. Check it out!)

Have you read any of these authors? Who are some of your favorite romance authors?

If you have any questions, please email me (accessoriesbooksclothes@gmail.com) . Also, make sure you follow me on Twitter (@andiabcs) for challenge updates and reminders! Don’t forget to use the hashtag #ContRom2018 to follow everyone’s challenge updates on Twitter!

 

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Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge – November Link-Up

HAPPY November, you Fancy Readers!

How is it possible it is almost time for a new year? It seems like just yesterday we were starting 2018. And with the change of the calendar a new month comes and so does a new Reading Challenge link-up!  If you haven’t officially signed up for the challenge, you can do so HERE. If you don’t sign-up, your entries will not count toward the giveaway and I have to disqualify you. Basically…SIGN-UP!

Monthly Link-Up and Giveaway Details:

  • Your thoughts on each book you read must be posted somewhere, like your blog, Goodreads, Amazon, YouTube, Tumblr, etc., in order for it to count towards this challenge. Ratings on Goodreads, LibraryThing, BookLikes, etc. will also work.
  • Monthly link-up posts will go live the around the first day of each month so you can add your links throughout the month as your posts go up. Each linky will remain open five days into each new month to allow you some time to get all your posts linked up!
  • In order for us to tell what you’re linking to on the monthly linky, the format for the links you enter need to be as follows:
    • UPDATE POST @ your name/blog name.
    • REVIEW: [BOOK TITLE] @ your name/blog name.
    • MONTHLY TOPIC @ your name/blog name.
  • Each month we’ll choose a lucky winner from that month’s linky to win a Contemporary Romance novel of their choice (up to US$10).
  • Each link you enter in that month’s linky will count as one entry into the giveaway.
  • Challenge and Giveaways are open internationally. (As long as The Book Depository ships to your country, you are eligible for a prize.)

Monthly Topics:

  • Each monthly link-up post will include a Contemporary Romance topic for you to participate in if you’d like.
  • Monthly Topic posts can go up anytime in the specified month. Link them up as follows: MONTHLY TOPIC @ your name/blog name.
  • These posts will also earn you an entry in the monthly giveaway as long as you link back to them.

This month’s topic:

Last November’s monthly topic was Contemporary Romance Authors, basically authors I associate with a good contemporary romance. Building off of that I decide to go with the same idea. This month my focus is on romance author’s that I have read and loved this year.

  1. Elle Kennedy
  2. Helen Hoang
  3. Jenny Holiday
  4. Sarina Bowen
  5. Christina Lauren
  6. Victoria Denault

Have you read any of these authors? Who are some of your favorite romance authors?

If you have any questions, please email me (accessoriesbooksclothes@gmail.com) . Also, make sure you follow me on Twitter (@andiabcs) for challenge updates and reminders! Don’t forget to use the hashtag #ContRom2018 to follow everyone’s challenge updates on Twitter!

 

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Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge – October Link-Up

HAPPY October, you Fancy Readers!

Wow, I can’t believe we are in the final stretch of the year. Time has flown before our very eyes. And with a new month comes a new Reading Challenge link-up!  If you haven’t officially signed up for the challenge, you can do so HERE. If you don’t sign-up, your entries will not count toward the giveaway and I have to disqualify you. Basically…SIGN-UP!

Monthly Link-Up and Giveaway Details:

  • Your thoughts on each book you read must be posted somewhere, like your blog, Goodreads, Amazon, YouTube, Tumblr, etc., in order for it to count towards this challenge. Ratings on Goodreads, LibraryThing, BookLikes, etc. will also work.
  • Monthly link-up posts will go live the around the first day of each month so you can add your links throughout the month as your posts go up. Each linky will remain open five days into each new month to allow you some time to get all your posts linked up!
  • In order for us to tell what you’re linking to on the monthly linky, the format for the links you enter need to be as follows:
    • UPDATE POST @ your name/blog name.
    • REVIEW: [BOOK TITLE] @ your name/blog name.
    • MONTHLY TOPIC @ your name/blog name.
  • Each month we’ll choose a lucky winner from that month’s linky to win a Contemporary Romance novel of their choice (up to US$10).
  • Each link you enter in that month’s linky will count as one entry into the giveaway.
  • Challenge and Giveaways are open internationally. (As long as The Book Depository ships to your country, you are eligible for a prize.)

Monthly Topics:

  • Each monthly link-up post will include a Contemporary Romance topic for you to participate in if you’d like.
  • Monthly Topic posts can go up anytime in the specified month. Link them up as follows: MONTHLY TOPIC @ your name/blog name.
  • These posts will also earn you an entry in the monthly giveaway as long as you link back to them.

This month’s topic:

I’m not going to lie, I struggle with blogging sometimes. Coming up with content and unique ideas is difficult. But recently I have gotten excited about it again. I was contacted by a group of 2019 Debut authors and I’m working with a handful of them to give you some unique content and to bring their books to your attention. Since these books aren’t available, and possibly heavier on the contemporary side than the romance, the topic for the month is: Favorite Contemporary Debuts. For my purpose I am going to share 5 of the ones coming out next year that I’m excited for.

  1. Just for Clicks – Kara McDowell
  2. The Quiet You Carry – Nikki Barthelmess
  3. When the Truth Unravels – Ruthanne Snow
  4. Match Me if You Can – Tiana Smith
  5. If You’re Out There – Katy Loutzenhiser

Are any of these already on your TBR?

If you have any questions, please email me (accessoriesbooksclothes@gmail.com) . Also, make sure you follow me on Twitter (@andiabcs) for challenge updates and reminders! Don’t forget to use the hashtag #ContRom2018 to follow everyone’s challenge updates on Twitter!

 

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Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge – September Link-Up

HAPPY September, you Fancy Readers!

I honestly can’t believe it is September already. The rest of the year goes so slow yet summer flies by every time. But it means it is a new month in the Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge (sorry for the delay, August was a bad month for me). If you haven’t officially signed up for the challenge, you can do so HERE. If you don’t sign-up, your entries will not count toward the giveaway and I have to disqualify you. Basically…SIGN-UP!

Monthly Link-Up and Giveaway Details:

  • Your thoughts on each book you read must be posted somewhere, like your blog, Goodreads, Amazon, YouTube, Tumblr, etc., in order for it to count towards this challenge. Ratings on Goodreads, LibraryThing, BookLikes, etc. will also work.
  • Monthly link-up posts will go live the around the first day of each month so you can add your links throughout the month as your posts go up. Each linky will remain open five days into each new month to allow you some time to get all your posts linked up!
  • In order for us to tell what you’re linking to on the monthly linky, the format for the links you enter need to be as follows:
    • UPDATE POST @ your name/blog name.
    • REVIEW: [BOOK TITLE] @ your name/blog name.
    • MONTHLY TOPIC @ your name/blog name.
  • Each month we’ll choose a lucky winner from that month’s linky to win a Contemporary Romance novel of their choice (up to US$10).
  • Each link you enter in that month’s linky will count as one entry into the giveaway.
  • Challenge and Giveaways are open internationally. (As long as The Book Depository ships to your country, you are eligible for a prize.)

Monthly Topics:

  • Each monthly link-up post will include a Contemporary Romance topic for you to participate in if you’d like.
  • Monthly Topic posts can go up anytime in the specified month. Link them up as follows: MONTHLY TOPIC @ your name/blog name.
  • These posts will also earn you an entry in the monthly giveaway as long as you link back to them.

This month’s topic:

Recently I have been doing posts about Kindle Unlimited books that could be a reason to subscribe to the service. I have done a general post and a post about YA books. I have a sports romance in the works and thought today may be the perfect time to sneak peek it. So for this month’s topic: Sports Romances

  1. Fake Out – Eden Finely
  2. I Dare You – Ilsa Madden-Mills
  3. Grinder – Samantha Whiskey
  4. Her First Kiss – MJ Fields
  5. Dance with Me – Ann Grech
  6. Fraternize – Rachel Van Dyken

Are you doing ARC August? What books do you think you will read this month for the challenge?

If you have any questions, please email me (accessoriesbooksclothes@gmail.com) . Also, make sure you follow me on Twitter (@andiabcs) for challenge updates and reminders! Don’t forget to use the hashtag #ContRom2018 to follow everyone’s challenge updates on Twitter!

 

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Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge – August Link-Up

HAPPY August, you Fancy Readers!

I truly am going to miss summer when it is gone. We are in August now and I’m shocked how quickly the year went, but we are here so that means it is a new month in the Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge. If you haven’t officially signed up for the challenge, you can do so HERE. If you don’t sign-up, your entries will not count toward the giveaway and I have to disqualify you. Basically…SIGN-UP!

Monthly Link-Up and Giveaway Details:

  • Your thoughts on each book you read must be posted somewhere, like your blog, Goodreads, Amazon, YouTube, Tumblr, etc., in order for it to count towards this challenge. Ratings on Goodreads, LibraryThing, BookLikes, etc. will also work.
  • Monthly link-up posts will go live the around the first day of each month so you can add your links throughout the month as your posts go up. Each linky will remain open five days into each new month to allow you some time to get all your posts linked up!
  • In order for us to tell what you’re linking to on the monthly linky, the format for the links you enter need to be as follows:
    • UPDATE POST @ your name/blog name.
    • REVIEW: [BOOK TITLE] @ your name/blog name.
    • MONTHLY TOPIC @ your name/blog name.
  • Each month we’ll choose a lucky winner from that month’s linky to win a Contemporary Romance novel of their choice (up to US$10).
  • Each link you enter in that month’s linky will count as one entry into the giveaway.
  • Challenge and Giveaways are open internationally. (As long as The Book Depository ships to your country, you are eligible for a prize.)

Monthly Topics:

  • Each monthly link-up post will include a Contemporary Romance topic for you to participate in if you’d like.
  • Monthly Topic posts can go up anytime in the specified month. Link them up as follows: MONTHLY TOPIC @ your name/blog name.
  • These posts will also earn you an entry in the monthly giveaway as long as you link back to them.

This month’s topic:

Today starts #ARCAugust (hosted by Read. Sleep. Repeat). I am planning to read some contemporary ARCs for this challenge. So this month’s topic…Contemporary/Romance books you plan to read in August.

    

  1. Far From the Tree – Robin Benway
  2. These Things I’ve Done – Rebecca Phillips
  3. Girl Out of Water – Laura Silverman
  4. Fight of Flight – Samantha Young
  5. 500 Words or Less – Juleah Del Rosario
  6. Goodbye Days – Jess Zentner

Are you doing ARC August? What books do you think you will read this month for the challenge?

If you have any questions, please email me (accessoriesbooksclothes@gmail.com) . Also, make sure you follow me on Twitter (@andiabcs) for challenge updates and reminders! Don’t forget to use the hashtag #ContRom2018 to follow everyone’s challenge updates on Twitter!

 

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