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First Love by James Patterson http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13447098/


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Try to find a book without the letter A in the title.
For even more fun try to also do the authors name without a title.

Books like:
Stone Cold by: David Baldacci and
The Inner Circle by: Brad Meitzer

Authors like:
F. Scott and
Ken Follett

it would not work for author and title if it was:
Carribbean by: James A. Michener
you also can't have just the author you have to have the title and the author is optional

The challenge starts June 26, 2015 and ends July 26, 2015

If you have any questions contact my grandmother Booklady331


wingbooklady331wing 4 yrs ago
I'm in.
This is my granddaughter and she is excited about her first release challenge. Just like she posted, if you have any questions you can PM me.


Interesting! I always save books for the November "E-less" challenge, but haven't tried an "A-less" one before - will see what I have on hand!




tells me I have at least 12 books where there is no "A" in the title or author. Problem is, I haven't read them yet!

Tips: Try looking for C.J. Box, Robin Cook, Kevin O'Brien for starters.


is the tip for what books you have?


you have to write it down to be in the challenge


if they are then you can either try to read them THEN release then or just release them

P.S. There is no prize (Besides the winners name on the Buzz:)


I know...yes, I do have them. point is, I want to read them before they are released. I just have others promised to people to read first. I know I will not get to them soon.


you can SAY you relesed them so you have time to read them and that will count (for this challenge at least)


1. Under the Egg ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13423063/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.


+it a sec can i have the author's name too please


+it a sec can i have the author's name too please

Oh, I didn't think you needed that unless the author's name had no A's in it. Under the Egg is by Laura Marx Fitzgerald.


Oh just for fun


The Wounded by Yi Chongjun -- No "A" in title and author



The Collected Works of Billy the Kid:

but the author has three A's in his name:
Michael Ondaatje


its okay you don't HAVE to have no A's in the author


These are not released yet, but will be by the end of the challenge... I just need to post them all now because I'll be travelling most of the time & won't have time for it later :)

1. Photo Finish
2. Suden vuosi
3. Yölisko
4. Irish story / R.F. Foster
5. F is for fugitive
6. Bird
7. Dublin 4
8. Dubliners
9. I is for innocent
10. Moving pictures
11. Killer secrets
12. Muuttolinnut


okay thats fine


It has to be the title... For no A's

The author is optinal Sorry:(


Is this for wild books only? Or do other types count too?

(It is tricky to question when the word for letting books go includes one letter which is forbidden.)



Yes you can have any kind of release


Welcome BabyPooh!

I'll keep a sharp eye on the titles as I do my wild releases for the lack of a's.

1. Bright Flows the River http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13283912?... (no A in title)
2. The Secret Wife http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9863991?... (no a in title)
3. Forever his Bride http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12575933?... (no a in title)
4. His Brother's Bride http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11832231?... (no a in title)
5. Folly's Bride http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7154486?... (no a in title)
6. Society Bride http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/6483921?... (no a in title)
7. The Goodbye Groom http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7618191?... (no a in title)

Didn't find any titles with no "a" in the author's name too this week, but will add a reminder note to myself to look for those when I release more later this week.



2. Smoke Screen by Sandra Brown
3. The Overton Window by Glenn Beck -- No "A" in title and name


You guys are doing AWSOME!!!!!


Found another one that works that I was releasing for the Canada Days challenge

#2 Beethoven's Tenth by Brian Harvey


You guys are doing awsome


I found 3 books:
In de wildernis - Kobie Krüger = released

Riders - Jilly Cooper = released.

Murder she wrote - Jessica Fletcher = released

I still have to read them but I will put 'Released' behind them when I have done it.


yes if you can translate the titles for me please and there are no A's


nevermind only the 3rd one doesnt count


nevermind only the 3rd one doesnt count

OK, I cleaned up my act :-)


Here's another one from my Canada Days pile:

#3 Curiosity by Joan Thomas



First Love by James Patterson http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13447098/



1 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13303883/ My First Book (author is Jane Belk Moncure but the illustrator is COLIN KING)
2 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13450917/ Peeled (Joan Bauer)
3 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13398006/ Body of Lies (Deirdre Savoy)
4 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/392694/ The Presence (John Saul)
5 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/5817927/ If There Be Thorns (V. C. Andrews)
6 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13282964/ Fools Rush In (Kristan Higgins)
7 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13398005/ Soft Focus (Jayne Ann Krentz)


2. Demon Dentist, by David Walliams ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12636132/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

3. Wilderness Tips, by Margaret Atwood ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13231571/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

4. How the Light Gets In, by Louise Penny ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12873237/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo. [Title *and* author are A-less here.]

5. Fever 1793, by Laurie Halse Anderson ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13283075/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

6. Othello 6, by Satomi Ikezewa ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12439811/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

7. My Love Story!!, by Kazune Kawahara ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12843224 ), controlled release, multiple challenges.

8. Buso Renkin, by Nobuhiro Watsuki ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11659366/ ), controlled release, multiple challenges.

9. My Neighbor Seki, by Takuma Morishige ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13161202/ ), controlled release.

10. Tokyo Ghoul, by Sui Ishida ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13445786/ ), controlled release.

11. Bride of Deimos by Etsuko Ikeda ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13083496/ ), controlled release, multiple challenges.

12. Othello, by Toui Hasumi ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/5269785/ ), controlled release, multiple challenges.




#4 Triggers by Robert Sawyer


and this time the author doesn't have any "a"s in his name either
#5 The Best of Robert Service by Robert W. Service





I'm not great at this type of Challenge. I sometimes don't notice the letter is there when I release it for the Challenge. So if I list one with an A in it by mistake, let me know and I'll delete it.

1 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13233608/ One for the Money

2 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13242009/ Top 8

3 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13212856 The Ninth Wife

4 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13445050/ How Do I Love Thee: Three Stories

5 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13317224/ Every Storm

6 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13205893/ Undertow



4. The Meryl Streep Movie Club, http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13181351


13. The Prestige, by Christopher Priest ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13083501/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo. [A-less author, too!]

14. Cujo, by Stephen King ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13454427/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo. [Another A-less author.]

15. Misery, by Stephen King ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13454426/ ), wlid release, multiple challenges. [A-less author]

16. The Descent, by Jeff Long ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13337926/ ), controlled release, multiple challenges. [A-less author.]

17. Ex-Heroes, by Peter Clines ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12517904/ ), controlled release. [A-less author]

18. I Remember You, by Yrsa Sigurdardottir ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13361502/ ), controlled release.

19. New Cthulhu 2: More Recent Weird, by Paula Guran ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13353881/ ), controlled release.



1. Missä viipyy poliisi (in Finnish) by Maj Sjöwall, Per Wahlöö
2. Ilobilleri (in Finnish) by Malin Biller
3. Sisäpiirissä (in Finnish) by Viveca Sten
4. Morning Comes Softly by Debbie Macomber
5. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
6. Nuoruus (in Finnish) by Patrick Modiano
7. Meil on tää meijä huumori (in Finnish) by Örppis
8. Selviytyjätyyppi (in Finnish) by Anna-Maija Elonen
9. Sjöjungfrun (in Swedish) by Camilla Läckberg
10. Sukellus (in Finnish) by Matti Remes


2. Herinner mij by Liz Rigbey: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12357658/


Beyond the Horizon by Colin Angus 6/8/12


5. Twelve Red Herrings, http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13421031/
(red, white and blue on cover)


1. http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13456694/ Boo! (multiple challenges)


20. Don't Look Now by Daphne du Maurier ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13231538/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.


7 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13254611/ Beloved

8 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13346000/ Honeymoon

9 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13091013/ Children of the River

10 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13217525/ The River Between Us

11 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13012585/ The Pilot's Wife

12 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13208556/ Clouds

13 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13203324/ Silent Snow

14 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13012568/ Love You Forever

15 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13226531/ Seven Spiders Spinning

16 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13223488/ Four Stupid Cupids

17 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13277732/ Light on Snow

18 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13260038/ The Three Questions

19 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13204600/ Cross

20 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13244883/ Blue Smoke

21- http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13447342/ Riptide

22 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13354208/ Executive Orders

23 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13157927/ Dude, Where's My Country?

24 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13085612/ Lost Voice

25 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13201768/ Rising Sun

26 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13217451/ I'll Be Seeing You

27 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13284150/ Long Time No See

28 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13249562/ Night Vision

29 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13158052/ Innocent Blood

30 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13256852/ Jitterbug Perfume

31 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13296910/ Utterly Ingenious Five-Minute Mysteries



21. Shy Intentions by Shoku Takaku ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12832365/ ), controlled release, multiple challenges.

22. Grief by Andrew Holleran ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12905859/ ), controlled release, multiple challenges.

23. The Boy Who Picked the Bullets Up by Charles Nelson ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12481415/ ), controlled release.


Cinder by Marissa Meyer to CrazyCreep



12. Four Letters of Love by Niall Williams
13. To Sir With Love


24. Rhysmyth by Anthony Andora and Lincy Chan ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10196315/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.




tomato68 4 yrs ago
Release 3


25. The Witching Hour, by Anne Rice ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12191837/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.




26. eV by James Farr ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10133990/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.




The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd. No A in title OR author.

Also in the Movie Books challenge.



28. The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick



27. My Lobotomy, by Howard Dully and Charles Fleming ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12794263/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.



3. Onder de bomen by J. Bernlef: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13202753


wing83deawing 4 yrs ago


28. Going Bovine, by Libba Bray ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12712721/ ), wild release, multiple challenges.

29. Winter Ghosts, by Kate Mosse ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13427486/ ), wild release.




5. Nu weet ik het by Elli Kuhne: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11662164/


2. http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13466550/ The Devil Served Tortellini
3. http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13464496 Criss Cross (multiple challenges)





The Toynbee Convector

Also in the TV Series release challenge.



8. Promise Me http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13285317?...
9. Lost Love by George Cooper http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9704738?...
10. The Shell Seekers http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8334124?...
11. Sights Unseen http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7878321?...

One with both title and author as noted above.


msrubble 4 yrs ago
Release 3



#1. Looking for Bobowicz http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13449029 (multiple challenges)


12. Secret Strength http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12223557?...
13. Retief Unbound http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12913252?...

A's in both author names




30. M. Butterfly, by David Henry Hwang ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13429646/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

31. Yondering, by Louis L'Amour ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13083508/ ), wild release.

32. Prowlers, by Christopher Golden ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13083500/ ), wild release, A-less author.




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