Thursday, June 29, 2017

TLC July Scavenger Hunt - Summer

The Lost Challenges discussion on goodreads


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Each month we will give you a list of 50 themed words to find in your books. 

There is no limit to how many words you can get per book.

Any genre/format is fine. 
Re-reads are OK. 
No page minimum.
To count a book towards a challenge you must read the majority of it after the start date. 

For each word please list the book, date read, page number/location and sentence where you found it.

EXAMPLE -
Apple - A Touch of Ice - L.J. Charles (1/10/16) 
I had a weakness for apple pie, heavy on the cinnamon... (loc. 245)

At the end of the month please re-post your whole challenge as a new message so that we can award your Hall of Fame badge!
(Even if you don't hit the level you were aiming for, you can still claim a badge for the words you did get.) 


Our theme this month is...

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Choose your Level:
Summer Breeze – 10-20 words
Here Comes The Sun – 21-40 words
****My Choice - Summer of Love – 41-50 words****


DURATION: 1st July 2017 - 31st July 2017

***Reserve your spot but no hunting till the 1st!***

Happy hunting!

Word List

1. air conditioning Winters Heat Cristin Harber 7/4/17 p 231 The air conditioning kicked on, chilling the room even more, ...

2. August Summer at the Lake Linda Barrett 7/5/17 Loc 1811 You’ve got to cut that leave of absence short and get back here by July 5th, not the original August 1st date we’d set for you.

3. backyard Winters Heat Cristin Harber 7/4/17 p 260 They’d gotten married in a small ceremony, with some family and several friends, in Colby’s backyard.

4. barbecue Talk Me Down Victoria Dahl 7/5/17 p 1 She hoped they still made the barbecue flavor.

5. barefoot The Girl On Legare Street Karen White 7/2/17 p 68 My gaze finally dropped to the floor, where I noted he was barefoot.

6. baseball The Doctor Wears A Stetson Anne Marie Novark 7/2/17 p 16 She tucked several loose strands of hair under her baseball cap and decided to investigate.

7. beach Summer at the Lake Linda Barrett 7/5/17 Loc 1057 Suddenly, the beach area seemed quiet.

8. beer The Doctor Wears A Stetson Anne Marie Novark 7/2/17 p 71 We could have a few beers.

9. bikini Cure for the Common Breakup Beth Kendrick 7/12/17 p 48 And if you say no bikini, I'm sending in the National Guard.

10. bright The Doctor Wears A Stetson Anne Marie Novark 7/2/17 p 19 The full moon hung suspended against the blackness, huge and yellow and bright

11. bugs Fallout Sara Paretsky 7/9/17 p 330 Then they dried the bugs and figured out how to spray them over civilian populations.

12. camp Fallout Sara Paretsky 7/9/17 p 111 “I never camped out there,” Barbara said.

13. fourth Summer at the Lake Linda Barrett 7/5/17 Loc 2244 Kris checked Ashley’s bed for the fourth time that night.

14. garden The Girl On Legare Street Karen White 7/2/17 p 60 He said he would rather spend his day off going over plans for his garden, and had actually sounded excited about the prospect.

15. hay fever

16. heat The Girl On Legare Street Karen White 7/2/17 p 67 I tried to quell the rush of heat that took over me like an alien force, ...

17. heatwave

18. hot The Girl On Legare Street Karen White 7/2/17 p 55 You’re both so hot for each other the temperature rises about twenty degrees whenever you’re in the same room together. 

19. hot dog Futures and Frosting Tara Sivec 7/6/17 p 3 As my knee bounces up and down, and I force myself not to buy another hot dog to give myself something to do because eight ballpark hot dogs is where I draw the line, ...

20. humid Winters Heat Cristin Harber 7/4/17 p 43 The humid evening air clung to her.

21. ice cream Winters Heat Cristin Harber 7/4/17 p 254 Mia took a bite of her dripping ice cream instead of crawling into his lap. 

22. iced tea Fallout Sara Paretsky 7/9/17 p 125 A sense of shame made me hold myself completely still, the glass of iced tea freezing my fingers.

23. independence The Girl On Legare Street Karen White 7/2/17 p 62 And I think it’s just an excuse to keep her independence and keep me at a distance.

24. July Summer at the Lake Linda Barrett 7/5/17 Loc 1811 You’ve got to cut that leave of absence short and get back here by July 5th, not the original August 1st date we’d set for you.

25. June Summer at the Lake Linda Barrett 7/5/17 Loc 1812 Your Family Medical Leave and vacation covers you until June 30th and ...

26. ocean The Girl On Legare Street Karen White 7/2/17 p 57 I tasted ocean breezes and hot sand.

27. outdoors Summer at the Lake Linda Barrett 7/5/17 Loc 1871 He gestured to the outdoors.

28. picnic The Doctor Wears A Stetson Anne Marie Novark 7/2/17 p 75 I thought we could go to the roadside park and have a picnic, before you showed me your clinic."

29. pool Winters Heat Cristin Harber 7/4/17 p 18 He inspected the pristine pool water for a speck of dirt.

30. sand The Girl On Legare Street Karen White 7/2/17 p 57 I tasted ocean breezes and hot sand

31. sandals Lord of the High Lonesome Janet Dailey 7/8/17 p 130 Before leaving the house Kit changed into a pair of cutoff jeans and sandals.

32. scorching Winters Heat Cristin Harber 7/4/17 p 130 Scorching shivers washed across her warm skin.

33. shorts Winters Heat Cristin Harber 7/4/17 p 251 Put on your big boy shorts.

34. sprinkler

35. strawberry Futures and Frosting Tara Sivec 7/6/17 p 6 It tastes like strawberry milk too.

36. summer Summer at the Lake Linda Barrett 7/5/17 Loc 55 ... immediately offered them her summer home on Morningstar Lake in the Catskill Mountains, ...

37. sun The Girl On Legare Street Karen White 7/2/17 p 62 It’s like she’s the sun and I’m the moon and it takes both of us to make a whole day.

38. sunbathing

39. sunburn Winters Heat Cristin Harber 7/4/17 p 225 ... pains, made her sunburn sting, and eased the torment of the itchy ...

40. sundress Winters Heat Cristin Harber 7/4/17 p 190 Her awful cartel-gifted sundress, splattered in blood and dirt, ...

41. sunscreen Summer at the Lake Linda Barrett 7/5/17 Loc 1041 ...- drinks, books, fishing equipment, a flute, towels, sunscreen.

42. sweat The Doctor Wears A Stetson Anne Marie Novark 7/2/17 p 164 He broke out in a cold sweat.

43. swimming Winters Heat Cristin Harber 7/4/17 p 203 Her pulse pounded faster and faster, swimming her head dizzy.

44. swimsuit Fire Brand Susan Kyle 7/9/17 p 55 Why don't you get a swimsuit?

45. tan Winters Heat Cristin Harber 7/4/17 p 45 Bright yellows and greens turned soupy orange and tan.

46. tennis Futures and Frosting Tara Sivec 7/6/17 p 28 I hear the sounds of tennis shoes squeaking on the floor as nurses most likely race to Carter’s side to get him away from the horror show.

47. travel The Doctor Wears A Stetson Anne Marie Novark 7/2/17 p 55 Eighty miles is a long way to travel to see a doctor."

48. trip Winters Heat Cristin Harber 7/4/17 p 27 ... share if you promise to stop kicking me for the rest of our trip.

49. tropical Wicked Ride Sawyer Bennett 7/6/17 p 45 The slight warming of her blue irises so they look like tropical waters.

50. vacation Winters Heat Cristin Harber 7/4/17 p 114 If you have to call someone to let them know you’re safe on your vacation, use this one. 

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