🌟 ❇ 2021 CLEAN START for the NEW YEAR ❇ 🌟

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Feeling like you need a clean start for 2021 after all the drama of last year? From Jan1 to Jan 31, it’s all about the soap! Release books in this challenge that zbird originated in 2016. No need to sign up. Everyone can post their releases here when the time comes, and THANK YOU for participating!!!

What counts? Any form of release – controlled, wild, LFL
This includes books with the word soap or other related words in the title. I updated and condensed a suggested word list in the next post to get you started. https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9634051 If you have additions, just post your releases with a reason why you think the word fits. Have fun while cleaning up! πŸ˜‰

 

This is a condensed list from previous years to get you started. Have a word that's not on the list? Just post the release with why you think the word fits.

20 Mule Team Borax (any words)
All
Ajax
Arm & Hammer (either word)
Baking soda (either word)
Bar (soap form)
Bath
Bleach
Bon Ami (either word)
Breeze
Bubble(s)
Camay
Castile
Caress
Cheer
Coast
Dawn
Detergent
Dial
Dove
Fab
Fairy
Flake(s) (soap form)
Finish
Gain
Gel (shampoo form)
Hand Sanitizer (either word)
Head and Shoulder(s) (either word)
Irish Spring (either word)
Ivory
Joy
Lather
Laundry (detergent)
Lava
Lifebuoy
Liquid (soap)
Lye
Mr Clean (either word)
Palmolive
Pears
Persil
Pod(S) (soap form)
Powder (soap)
Prell
Purell
Safe Guard (either word)
Salvo
Shield
Shower
Soap
Spic and Span (any words)
Suave
Suds
Tab or Tablet (soap form)
Tide or it’s other brand names of Ace, Alo, Vizir, Fab, Daz (any Tide name words)
Wash
Water
White Rain (either word)
Zest

 

Happy New Year to all!

1. BUBBLES Unbound ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/6139585 ), LFL release, multiple challenges, photo.

 

Excellent! And if any year needed a clean start, it's this one {rueful grin}.

 

Excellent! And if any year needed a clean start, it's this one {rueful grin}.

Poor 2020: all the cartoonists can do interesting things with personifying the old year vs. the new one...

 

Excellent! And if any year needed a clean start, it's this one {rueful grin}.

 

And if any year needed a clean start, it's this one {rueful grin}.

LOL! Really.

 

 

 

9. Gr[ace]
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15765778
10. Secrets of Sp[ace]
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15726730
11. Winnie the Pooh [and] his Friends: Blackberry Surprise
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15553581

 

12. Disney Princess [Royal] Adventures
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15994716
---for Pr. Francoise Bedon ROYAL Exfoliative Scrubbing Soap
---https://www.walmart.com/---/820621646
13. LEGO [Star] Wars: The Dark Side
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15810262
---for STAR Lake Soap
---http://starlakesoap.com/
14. Romeo [and] Juliet
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15618689
15. Crafting: An An[gel] a Day
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16108636

 

16. Girl Scout Badges [and] Signs
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16108642
17. The C[all] of the Wild
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15966506
18. How to Get Suspended [and] Influence People
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15676442
19. Sherlock Holmes [and] the Voice from the Crypt
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15970969
20. [Mars]ipial Sue
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15994721
---for Dr Squatch MARS Bar Soap
---https://www.ebay.com/---/284107753113

 

Released to local LFL, with photos:

2. Prince of TIDEs ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15982500 ), multiple challenges

3. Savannah BREEZE ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16042985 )

 

1. SOAPmaking for the first time, https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16110160

 

 

4. BLEACH, Vol. 72 ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16067962 ), LFL release, multiple challenges, photo

 

23.The [Nine]
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15796327
---for Cloud NINE Soap Co.
---https://www.cloudninesoap.com/
24. Laura Ing[all]s Wilder
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15971439
25. The [Super]book of Our Universe
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15447266
---For SUPER Soap
---http://www.supersoap.com/

 

Released to LFLs, with photos:

5. LYE in Wait ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15933515/ )

6. The fALL of Freddie the Leaf ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16067948/ )

 

26. Goops [and] How to Be Them
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15975656
27. Herb, The Vegetarian [Dragon]
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15810586
---For DRAGON Soap
---https://dragonsoap.com/
28. The Birds F[all] Down
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16059405

 

 

31. When We [Touch]
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16114799
---for Toft TOUCH Soaps
---https://www.tofttouchsoaps.com/#/
32. The Sea [and] Poison
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15762610
33. Colors: See [and] Say [Rain]bow
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15972625
34. Isl[and] of the Blue Dolphins
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13688898
35. The Strong Man: John Mitchell [and] the Secrets of [Water]gate
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15803406

 

How about Tears as in No More Tears Shampoo? I just released The Tears of the Madonna
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8319216

 

36. Thomas & Friends: Track [Star]s!
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15703202
---for STAR Lake Soap
---http://starlakesoap.com/
37. The Falcon [and] the Snowman
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16071113
38. C[all] Me by Your Name
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15981088
39. Pooh [and] Christopher Robin
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15979266
40. [Head] First: HTML with CSS & XHTML
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15274142

 

7. McCarthy's BAR ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/3269022/ ), wild released (in a giant chair, yet!), multiple challenges, photo.

Released to LFLs, with photos:

8. Giants of the DAWNland ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15944728/ ), multiple challenges

9. The Plague of DOVEs ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8390527/ ), multiple challenges

 

The Seven Cardinal Virtues of Science FictION (ion) - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16113572

wild release with photo

(Not that I know anything about ionic cleanses other than that they are a thing...)

And for that matter, how about clean/cleaner/cleanser?

 

The Seven Cardinal Virtues of Science FictION (ion) - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16113572

wild release with photo

(Not that I know anything about ionic cleanses other than that they are a thing...)

And for that matter, how about clean/cleaner/cleanser?

If you can justify it, go right ahead!

 

41. Before I F[all]
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15980941
42. Skin [and] [Bon]es
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15981086
43. Silent [Star]
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16114796
---for STAR Lake Soap
---http://starlakesoap.com/
44. The [Pears][all] Guide to Successful Dog T[rain]ing
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16071108

 

45. [All] the Ugly [and] Beautiful Things
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16106041
46. Journey to America:: A Voyage from Pol[and] During World War II
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15952641

 

47. The Hero [and] the Crown
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15970970
48. Mary Anne [and] the Secret in the Attic
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15067855

 

49.The [Star]s for a Light
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16118688
---for STAR Lake Soap
---http://starlakesoap.com/
50. The Princess [and] the Unicorn
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15672576
51. B[all]et Lesson
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15974113
52. [Joy] For Mourning
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16115873

 

53. The Street: Stories [and] Memoirs from St. Urbain Street
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8561242
54. [And] I Mean It, Stanley
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15847054
55. Let's Go to the [Fire]house
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15093251
---for FIRE Lake Soapery
https://www.firelakesoapery.com/

 

56. Harry Potter [and] the Chamber of Secrets
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15956519
57. We [All] Looked Up
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15980937
58. Weird But [True]! 2
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16006002
---For TRUE & Naural Soaps
https://trueandnatural.com/
59. Accep[tab]le Risk
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15676440

 

60. The Mouse [and] the Motorcycle
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15974108
61. Triple-Track T[rain] Race!
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15984555

 

10. The anGEL Maker ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16068046 ), LFL release, photo

 

Released to various LFLs in different towns, with photos:

11. Sweat and SOAP, Vol. 1 ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15941054/ ) - yes, I did go looking for manga with "soap" in the title, what with there being no new issues of "Merman in My Bathtub" {wry grin}

12. The WATER Dragon's Bride, Vol. 11 ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16068019/ )

13. The Ladies of grACE Adieu ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16067994/ ), multiple challenges

14. Yona of the DAWN, Vol. 25 ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16068032/ ), multiple challenges

15. If Nature cALLs, Hang Up ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16117786/ )

16. The Dictionary of Imaginary plACEs ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16117785/ )

17. A Fatal grACE ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16068011/ ), multiple challenges

 

62.The [Bar] Code Rebellion
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15956520
63. Blizzard of the Blue [Moon]
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15983521
---For MOON soaps
---https://www.moonsoaps.com/
64. [Lucky] We Have A Station Wagon
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15774312
---For LUCKY Bear Soap Company
---http://luckybearsoap.com/
65. Snoopy [and] the Red Baron
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16123162

 

66. Easy Objects: See [and] Say
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15974110
67. Different Daughters: A History of the Daughters of Bilitis [and] the Rise of the Lesbian Rights Movement
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15755440

 

18. instALLing Linux on a Dead Badger and Other Oddities ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15944737/ ), controlled release

 

68. [Chesapeake] Requiem
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16123991
---for CHESAPEAKE Soap Works
---https://www.chesapeakebaysoapworks.com/
69. The Law [and] Miss Mary
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16092366
70. The [Bon]es Beneath
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15975667
71. Claudia [and] the New Girl
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15968890

 

Released to various LFLs, with photos:

19. BLEACH Vol. 19 ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16068074 ), multiple challenges

20. TIDE of Empire ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16068112 ), multiple challenges

21. The JOY of Lex ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16068096 )

 

Alas, due to the pandemic and working from home, my release spots have whittled to almost nothing. And I got rid of most of my availables, so right now I have none for my own challenge -

 

72. Walk Two [Moon]s
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15968202
---For MOON soaps
---https://www.moonsoaps.com/
73. Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Underst[and]ing the College Years
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16108082

 


74. The Berenstain [Bear]s on the Moon
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15147626
---For Lucky BEAR Soap Company
---http://luckybearsoap.com/
75. The Berenstain [Bear]s' New Pup
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15199851
---For Lucky BEAR Soap Company
---http://luckybearsoap.com/
76. S[and]piper Drift
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16115877
77. The Tale of Raw Head & Bloody [Bon]es
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15982235

 

78. The Berenstain [Bear]s Get Their Kicks
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14220315
---For Lucky BEAR Soap Company
---http://luckybearsoap.com/
79. Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, [and] Why
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16124968
80. The Book of Air [and] Shadows
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15975652

 

Released to various LFLs, with photos:

22. The SNOWY Nap ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16068053/ ), multiple challenges. ["Snowy" isn't on the list right now, but there was a product called Snowy Bleach - and the Ivory brand includes "Ivory Snow", so "Snow" could work too.]

23. CLEAN Getaway ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16068007/ ), multiple challenges

 

81. The Story [and] Its Writer
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16112657
82. Fearless [Fire]moose!
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14033666
---for FIRE Lake Soapery
---https://www.firelakesoapery.com/
83. Elmo's Big Lift-[And]-look Book
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13475166
84. Top Secret [Twenty]-One
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16103904

 

wild release with photo

2. BARbarians II (bar) - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16113570

 

 

 

Released to local LFLs, with photos:

24. The bREACH ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16067940/ ), multiple challenges. [Not currently on the list, but there's a "Reach Hand Cleaner" from the Zep company.]

25. States of grACE ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16068039/ )

26. The Last Traverse: Tragedy and Resilience in the Winter WHITEs ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16067974/ ) [Update: caught!]

 

 


95. Protect [and] Defend
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15668182
96. The Great Railroad R[ace]
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15343120
97.The [Bar] Code Prophecy
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15956518
98. Wild [Fire]
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15505993
---for FIRE Lake Soapery
---https://www.firelakesoapery.com/
99. Jack [and] the Beanstalk
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15983517
100. Charlie [Bon]e [and] the Time Twister
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15988077
101. My T[all] Book of Colors
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/16124975

 

27. underWATER Breathing ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15985255 ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo

28. The anGEL of Elhamburg ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15978064 ), LFL release, photo

 

102. H[and]ling Family Arguments
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15692244
103. Between Earth [and] Sky
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15729521
104. F[ace]s in Pl[ace]s
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15668148
105. The Story of King Arthur [and] His Knights
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15967593
106. David [and] Goliath
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15862854
107. Peter Pan/Alice in Wonderl[and]
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14757965
108. The English [and] Their History
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15602891
109. Bugs [and] the World's Creepiest Microbugs
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15848475

That's it for me!
Books released for this challenge - 109
Thanks for hosting, NancyNova!

 

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