Fall Romance Reading Challenge

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How did you do in the summer challenge? Hope you read plenty!

I’ve read the same number of books as I did during the spring challenge.  I have to set up my game this fall! Heck, I’m the one who created these challenges.

The mini-goals I’ve accomplished:

Grab your pumpkin spice coffee and nestle into your favorite reading spot. Here is the list for the fall romance reading challenge:

1. A romance author born in the fall:

Her Other Secret: A Novel by [Dimon, HelenKay]Driven to Distraction (Road to Love Book 1) by [Foster, Lori]


  1. HelenKay Dimon (September)
  2. Jennifer Cruise (September)
  3. Anya Bast (October)
  4. Vicki Lewis Thompson (October)
  5. Elizabeth Hoyt (November)
  6. Lori Foster (November)

2. A book with “autumn” in the title

Autumn Desires (Seasons of Love Book 2) by [McMaster, Michelle]31 Days of Autumn by [Fallowfield, C.J.]All Autumn (Blue Ridge Valley Book 2) by [Owens, Sandra]


  1. All Autumn (Blue Ridge Valley #2) by Sandra Owens
  2. Beauty in Autumn by Ruby Dixon
  3. Autumn Desires (Seasons of Love #2) by Michelle McMaster
  4. Adored in Autumn (Seasons #4) by Jess Michaels
  5. Autumn’s Touch (Seasons for Fortitude #3) by Elizabeth Rose
  6. 31 Days of Autumn (31 Days #3) by CJ Fallowfield

3. A book associated with Halloween

Halloween Boo (Holiday Hunk Book 1) by [Spade, Sarah]One Haunted Evening (Haunted Regency Series Book 1) by [Stone, Ava, Knight-Catania, Jerrica, Charles, Jane]


  1. All I Want for Halloween by Marie Harte
  2. Crazy, Sexy, Ghoulish (A Halloween Romance #1) by G.G. Andrew
  3. Halloween Boo (Holiday Hunk #1) by Sarah Spade
  4. His Sorority Sweetheart (Halloween Honeys) by Tracey Lorraine
  5. The Mask by Elizabeth A. Lance
  6. One Haunted Evening (Haunted Regency #1) by Ava Stone, Jane Charles, and Jerrica Knight-Catania

4. A Thanksgiving romance

Thanksgiving Dream (Cupid's Coffeeshop Book 11) by [Hunt, Courtney]Wishboned (Second Helpings) by [Adaire, Alexis, Club, Flirt]Thanksgiving with Dad's Boss: An Older Man Younger Woman Romance (A Man Who Knows What He Wants Book 84) by [Ferrari, Flora]


  1. Cocky Halloween and Thanksgiving (Cocky Brothers #20) by Faleena Hopkins
  2. Natalie’s Thanksgiving Surprise: Holiday Mail Order Bride by Mercy Levy
  3. Thanksgiving Dream (Cupid’s Coffeeshop #11) by Courtney Hunt
  4. A Thanksgiving Wedding (Alex and Anna Chronicles #2) by Joannie Kay
  5. Thanksgiving with Dad’s Boss by Flora Ferrari
  6. Wishboned (Second Helpings) by Alexis Adaire

5. A title with fall leaves in the background cover

As the Leaves Fall (Love for the Seasons Book 1) by [Jones, RJ]Deep Autumn Heat (Star Harbor Book 1) by [Barrett, Elisabeth]The Autumn Duchess (A Duchess for All Seasons Book 4) by [Eaton, Jillian]


  1. As the Leaves Fall (Love for the Seasons #1) by RJ Jones
  2. The Autumn Duchess (A Duchess for All Seasons #4) by Jillian Eaton
  3. Deep Autumn Heat (Star Harbor #1) by Elisabeth Barrett
  4. The Haunting of Autumn Lake by Marcia Lynn McLure
  5. Savage Autumn (Savage Seasons #1) by Constance O’Banyon
  6. With Death in Autumn by Sonia Bosetti

6. A vampire romance

The Vampire's Spell: Taken by The Night (Book 1) by [Lyons, Lucy]Bite Me: (Bitten, Book 1) by [Wood, C.C.]Twilight Guardians (Wings in the Night: Reborn Book 1) by [Shayne, Maggie]


  1. Bite Me (Bitten #1) by C.C. Wood
  2. Mia Pursued (Blood Courtesans #1) by Lisa Carisle and Michelle Fox
  3. Moonshade (Vampire Conclave #1) by S.J. West
  4. Real Vampires Don’t Sparkle (Real Vampires Don’t Sparkle #1) by Amy Fecteau
  5. Twilight Guardians (Wings of the Night: Reborn #1) by Maggie Shayne
  6. The Vampire’s Spell: Taken by Night (Vampire’s Spell #1) by Lucy Lyons

7. A shapeshifter romance

Called by the Bear - The Next Generation - Part 1 by [Vaughn, V.]Dark Dragon's Mate (Darkwing Dragons Book 1) by [Wilde, Anastasia]Claiming Mia (Dot Com Wolves 1) - New Adult Paranormal Romance by [Woods, Alisa]


  1. Alpha’s Temptation (Bad Boy Alphas #1) by Renee Rose & Lee Savino
  2. Called by the Bear (Called by the Bear #1) by V. Vaughn
  3. Claiming Mia (Shifters in Seattle #1) by Alisa Woods
  4. Dark Dragon’s Mate (Darkwing Dragons #1) by Anastasia Wilde
  5. Silver Shifter: Her Wolf (Silver Shifter #1) by Katherine Bogle and Alexa B. James
  6. Thrill of the Chase (City Shifters: The Pride #1) by Layla Nash

8. A romance novel starring witches and warlocks

Dominic (Book 1 of Her Warlock Protector): A Steamy Paranormal Romance by [Hunter, Hazel]Warlocks: The Creole Coven (The Laveau Coven) by [Welch, Latrivia, Nelson, Latrivia S.]Love Potions (Warlocks MacGregor Book 1) by [Pillow, Michelle M.]


  1. Dominic (Her Warlock Protector #1) by Hazel Hunter
  2. Impossible Magic by Abigail Boyd
  3. Love Potions (Warlocks MacGregor #1) by Michelle M. Pillow
  4. Shadow Kissed (The Witch’s Rebels #1) by Sarah Piper
  5. Warlock: Taking Charge (TAKING CHARGE: Blazing Romance Suspense #4) by Maggie Carpenter
  6. Warlocks: The Creole Coven by Latrivia Welch

9. A romance novel starring ghosts

Ghost: a Paranormal Ghost Romance: Damned Series Book 1 by [Ross, Charmaine]The Ghost and Katie Coyle: a time travel romance by [Kelleher, Anne]Ghost Walk: A Paranormal Ghost Romance by [Gannon, Cassandra]


  1. Ghost (Damned #1) by Charmaine Ross
  2. The Ghost and Katie Coyle (Haunting Hearts) by Anne Kelleher
  3. Ghost Seer (Ghost Seer #1) by Robin D. Owens
  4. The Ghost Slept Over by Marshall Thornton
  5. Ghost Walk by Cassandra Gannon
  6. The House by Adrian Blue

10. A romance novel with an orange cover

Lover Reborn (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 10) by [Ward, J.R.]Never My Love: Cоllеgе roommates dіѕсоvеr a mutual аttrасtіоn. Gay love story college Vol 1 by [Orange, William]Before (The After Series Book 5) by [Todd, Anna]


  1. Before by Anna Todd
  2. Bonds of Fire (The Bellum Sisters #2) by T.A. Grey
  3. Lover Reborn (Black Dagger Brotherhood #10) by J.R Ward
  4. Never My Love by William Orange
  5. Surrender to Me (Wicked Lovers #4) by Shayla Black
  6. Sweet Filthy Boy (Wild Seasons #1) by Christina Lauren

11. A romance novel with a black cover

Gabriel's Inferno (Gabriel's Inferno Trilogy Book 1) by [Reynard, Sylvain]Buttons and Lace by [Sky, Penelope]Flat-Out Sexy (Fast Track Book 1) by [McCarthy, Erin]


  1. Buttons and Lace (Buttons #1) by Penelope Sky
  2. Flat-Out Sexy (Fast Track #1) by Erin McCarthy
  3. Gabriel’s Inferno (Gabriel’s Inferno #1) by Sylvain Reynard
  4. The Hard Stuff by Karin Tabke
  5. Ricochet (Vigilantes #1) by Keri Lake
  6. When You Dare (Men Who Walk the Edge of Honor #1) by Lori Foster

12. A book with “fall” in the title

Wicked Fall (Wicked Horse Book 1) by [Bennett, Sawyer]Lucien's Fall by [Samuel, Barbara]Worth the Fall (The McKinney Brothers, Book 1) by [Connor, Claudia]


  1. After the Fall (Tucker Springs #6) by L.A. Witt
  2. Fall Fury (Storm for All Seasons #2) by Jaci Burton
  3. Lucien’s Fall by Barbara Samuel
  4. Spy Fall (Rebellious Brides #1) by Diana Quincy
  5. Wicked Fall (The Wicked Horse #1) by Sawyer Bennett
  6. Worth the Fall (The McKinney Brothers #1) by Claudia Connor

13. A romance novel with werewolves

Mated to the Forest Wolf: A Werewolf Shifter Romance (The Last Alphas Book 1) by [Maddix, Marina]Liam (Mammoth Forest Wolves Book 1) by [White, Kimber]Claimed by Drago Wolf (Magnificent Beasts Book 1) by [Calin, Ana]


  1. Claimed by Drago Wolf (Magnificent Beasts #1) by Ana Calin
  2. Liam (Mammoth Forest Wolves #1) by Kimber White
  3. Mated to the Forest Wolf (The Last Alphas #1) by Marina Maddix
  4. Shift (Southern Werewolves #1) by Heather MacKinnon
  5. Taken by Werewolves (The Lost Princess of Howling Sky #1) by Kestra Pingree
  6. Werewolves Only (Crescent City Wolf Pack #1) by Carrie Pulkinen

14. A book featuring a football lover

Bad Boy's Cinderella: A Sports Romance by [Blake, Raleigh, Wilder, Alexa]The Play (Brit Boys Sports Romance Book 1) by [Croix, J.H.]Out of Bounds: Boys of Fall by [Nicholas, Erin]


  1. Bad Boy’s Cinderella by Raleigh Blake
  2. Football Dad by Terry Towers
  3. One Bride for the Football Team by Jess Bentley
  4. Out of Bounds (Boys of Fall #1) by Erin Nicholas
  5. The Play (Brit Boys Sports Romance #1) by J.H. Croix
  6. Too Tempting (The Lewis Cousins #1) by Bethany Lopez

15. A time-traveling romance

Lost Highlander by [Cayman, Cassidy]Marshal's Law (Jackson Brothers Book 1) by [Taylor, Maddie]Forever His: A Time-Travel Romance (Stolen Brides Series Book 1) by [Thacker, Shelly]


  1. Fallen Angel by Frankie Blue
  2. Forever His (Stolen Brides #1) by Shelly Thacker
  3. Lost Highlander (Lost Highlander #1) by Cassidy Cayman
  4. Marshal’s Law (Jackson Brothers #1) by Maddie Taylor
  5. The Rake and the Recluse (Lords of Time #1) by Jenn LeBlanc
  6. With This Ring by Eryn Black

16. A book with “harvest” in the title

Harvest Moon Ride (Wild At Heart Book 1) by [Bradley, Willa]


  1. Harvest Moon (Night Hunters #1) by Helena Shaw
  2. Harvest Moon Ride (Wild at Heart #1) by Willa Bradley
  3. Home for the Harvest by Jerry Cole
  4. Love’s Bitter Harvest (The McCall Farm #1) by Jas T. Ward
  5. Mate’s Harvest (Bear Sheriff #3) by Becca Fanning
  6. Under the Harvest Moon by Robin Hale

17. A book with “moon” in the title

Shadow Moon by [Foster, Jenny]Promised at the Moon (Wolf River Book 1) by [Ganiere, Rebekah R.]Blue Moon: Too Good To Be True by [Via, A.E.]


  1. Alpha Moon (Cain Chronicles #7) by S.M. Reine
  2. Blue Moon (Blue Devils #2) by Alana Albertson
  3. Blue Moon: Too Good to Be True (Blue Moon #1) by A.E. Via
  4. Mad About Moon (The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Peaceful Harbor #5) by Melissa Foster
  5. Promised at the Moon (Wolf River #1) by Rebekah R. Ganiere
  6. Shadow Moon by Jenny Foster

18. A book set in a farm

Colton Farms: The Beginning (Colton Family Farm Series Book 1) by [Parker, M.E.]Hunter: My Pinup Girl (My Girl Book 1) by [Fox, Nicky]Bittersweet (True North Book 1) by [Bowen, Sarina]


  1. Bittersweet (True North #1) by Sarina Bowen
  2. Colton Farms: The Beginning (Colton Family Farm #1) by M.E. Parker
  3. Hunter (My Girl #1) by Nicky Fox
  4. Loving Lauren (West #1) by Jill Sanders
  5. Stud Farm (The Delancey Brothers) by Joanna Blake
  6. To Kiss a Cowboy (Hunks and Horses #1) by Maggie Carpenter

19. A book with a cat on the cover

Tempting the Beast (Feline Breeds Book 1) by [Leigh, Lora]Rachel's Totem (Cougar Falls Book 1) by [Harte, Marie]Kitty Cat (Age of Night Book 1) by [Sage, May]


  1. The Cat (Sons of Destiny #5) by Jean Johnson
  2. Cat’s Lair (A Leopard Novel #7)by Christine Feehan
  3. Kitty Cat (Age of Night #1) by May Sage
  4. Rachel’s Totem(Cougar Falls #1) by Marie Harte
  5. Tempting the Beast (Feline Breeds #1) by Lora Leigh

20. A book by an author named “Autumn”

His to Steal: (The Unforgettable Series Book 1) by [Archer, Autumn]Precious Lies (The Precious Series Book 1) by [Winchester, Autumn]desolate (Grace Trilogy, Book One) by [Grey, Autumn]


  1. Desolate(Grace #1) by Autumn Grey
  2. Favors, Strings, and Lies(Men of Nat Ex #1) by Kyle Autumn
  3. His to Steal(The Unforgettable #1) by Autumn Archer
  4. Precious Lies(Precious #1) by Autumn Winchester
  5. Seized by Darkness(U.S. Marshals C.U.F.F. #1) by Autumn Jordon
  6. Slow Burn (Lost Kings MC #1) by Autumn Jones Lake

21. A book with a spider on the cover OR “spider” in the title

Spider-Touched (A Ghostland World Novel) by [Strong, Jory]Curse of the Spider Woman by [Mercury, Linda]Spider Web (Forbidden Love, Boston Clan Book 1) by [James, Danielle]


  1. Curse of the Spider Woman by Linda Mercury
  2. The Silver Spider (Dragon, Stone, & Steam #2) by Emma Alisyn
  3. Spider (British Bad Boys #3) by Ilsa Madden-Mills
  4. Spider Game (Ghostwalker #12) by Christine Feehan
  5. Spider-Touched (Ghostland World #2) by Jory Strong
  6. Spider Web(Boston Clan #1) by Danielle James

22. A book with pumpkins on the cover OR “pumpkins” in the title

Paws, Preening and a Pumpkin Patch (Wolves of Stone Ridge Book 31) by [Richards, Charlie]The Pumpkin Patch by [Cox, Darien, Boehme, Kade]Pumpkin Bears (Freshly Baked Furry Tails Book 3) by [Sylvan, Sable]


  1. The Jaguar’s Halloween Bride (Holiday Mail Order Mates #5) by Lola Kidd
  2. Paws, Preening, and a Pumpkin Patch(Wolves of Stone Ridge #31) by Charlie Richards
  3. Pumpkin Bears(Freshly Baked Furry Tails #3) by Sable Sylvan
  4. The Pumpkin Patch by Darien Cox & Kade Boehme
  5. Stay the Night(Small Town Bachelor Romance #5) by Abby Knox
  6. A Tale of Two Cities: A Halloween Novella(A Tale of Two Cities #1) by Alexandra Warren

23. A book with “apple” in the title

Hot Apple Pie (A Second Helpings Short Story) by [Powell, Laney, Club, Flirt]The Apple Of My Eye (Reach out to Me Book 1) by [McGreggor, Christine]Adam's Apple (Touch of Tantra Book 1) by [Morris, Liv]


  1. Adam’s Apple(A Touch of Tantra #1) by Liv Morris
  2. The Apple of My Eye(Reach Out to Me #1) by Christine McGreggor
  3. Bad Apple(The SnowRose Series #2) by Wren Michaels
  4. Glass Apples(Fairly Twisted Tales #2) by Lux Miller
  5. Hot Apple Pie(Second Helpings) by Laney Powell
  6. The Red Apple(Sensual Fairy Tales #5) by Regan Bayle

24. A book with “blood” in the title

Blood Vow: Black Dagger Legacy by [Ward, J.R.]Blood Captive (The Blackthorne Vampires Book 1) by [Loraine, Kim, Loraine, K.]


  1. Blood Captive(Blackthorne Vampires #1) by Kim Loraine
  2. Blood Destiny(Blood Curse #1) by Tessa Dawn
  3. Blood Flows Deep(Ryze #1) by N. Isabelle Blanco
  4. Blood Price(New Breed #1) by Melody Raven
  5. Blood Vow(Black Dagger Legacy #1) by J.R. Ward
  6. Forbidden Blood(Forbidden #1) by R.L. Kenderson

25. A book with “beast” in the title

Sexy Beast (Gypsy Heroes) by [Le Carre, Georgia]BEAST (Twisted Ever After Book 1) by [Zavarelli, A.]Beast: Learning to Breathe (Devil's Blaze MC DUET Book 1) by [Marie, Jordan]


  1. Beast(Devil’s Blaze MC Duet #1) by Jordan Marie
  2. Beast(Twisted Ever After #1) by A. Zavarelli
  3. Falling for the Beast(A Modern Fairy Tale Duet #2) by Skye Warren
  4. Filthy Beast by B.B. Hamel
  5. Nanny and the Beastby Georgia Le Carre
  6. Sexy Beast(Gypsy Heroes #1) by Georgia Le Carre

26. A book featuring Native Americans

Pueblo Summer (Cloud Dancer Book 1) by [McGinnis, Linda]The Bearwalker's Daughter (Native American Warrior Book 1) by [Trissel, Beth]Bad Moon Rising - A Wolf Shifter Romance: Wolf Shifter Romance (Skinwalkers Trilogy Book 1) by [Kennedy, Lorraine]


  1. Bad Moon Rising(Skinwalker #1) by  Lorraine Kennedy
  2. The Bearwalker’s Daughter(Native American Warrior #1) by Beth Trissel
  3. Carved Wooden Heartby Elizabeth Horton-Newton & Starla Hartless
  4. Cherokee Summerby Susan Anthony
  5. Legacy of Evil(Hotel LaBelle #2) by Sharon Buchbinder
  6. Pueblo Summer(Cloud Dancer #1) by Linda McGinnis

27. A book released in September

Savage (The End, 1) by [Snow, Jenika, Crescent, Sam]So You Think You Can Marry an Alien: Stargazer Alien Reality Show Brides #1 (Intergalactic Dating Agency) by [Black, Tasha]Anyone But Rich (Anyone But... Book 1) by [Bloom, Penelope]


  1. Accidental Marriage by Nicole Snow
  2. Anyone But Rich(Anyone But #1) by Penelope Bloom
  3. My Big, Fat, Fake Wedding by Lauren Landish
  4. Savage(The End #1) by Jenika Snow & Sam Crescent
  5. So You Think You Can Marry an Alien(Intergalactic Dating Agency #1) by Tasha Black
  6. When She’s Readyby Ruby Dixon

28. A book released in October

Finn (Anderson Billioniares Book 1) by [Anne, Melody]Gabriel (Guardian Defenders Book 1) by [Michaels, Kris]Breathless With Her (Less Than Book 1) by [Ryan, Carrie Ann]


  1. Breathless With Her(Less Than #1) by Carrie Ann Ryan
  2. Famousby Marie Force
  3. Finn (Anderson Billionaires #1) by Melody Anne
  4. Gabriel (Guardian Defenders #1) by Kris Michaels
  5. Reaper(Demonica) by Larissa Ione
  6. That Divorceby Jillian Dodd

29. A book released in November

Leave Me Breathless by [Malpas, Jodi Ellen]The Goddess Gets Her Guy by [Chase, Ashlyn]The Fall of Legend (Legend Trilogy Book 1) by [March, Meghan]


  1. The Fall of Legend (Legend Trilogy #1) by Meghan March
  2. The Goddess Gets Her Guy by Ashlyn Chase
  3. Leave Me Breathless by Jodi Ellen Malpas
  4. Misadventures with a Time Traveler (Misadventures #25) by Angel Payne
  5. Misadventures With a Twin (Misadventures #24) by Elizabeth Hayley
  6. More Than Pleasure You (1001 Dark Nights series) by Shayla Black

30. A book with “crow” in the title OR crows in the background

The Crow and the Coyote (The Crow Series Book 1) by [McCaffrey, Kristy]CROW (Boston Underworld Book 1) by [Zavarelli, A.]


  1. Crow (Boston Underworld #1) by A. Zavarelli
  2. The Crow and the Coyote (The Crow #1) by Kristy McCaffrey
  3. For the Hope of a Crow (Red Dead Mayhem #1) by T.S. Joyce
  4. Four Crows by Lily White
  5. The Unleashing (Call of Crows #1) by Shelly Laurenston
  6. The Wilde Crew: Rhett (Shifters of Wilde Ranch #1) by Kim Fox

Good luck and have fun reading this fall! The challenge ends on December 21.

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