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2017 Category Challenge

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1sturlington
Edited: Oct 22, 2016, 3:09pm Top

Here are your hosts for the 2017 RandomCAT:

Jan - rabbitprincess
Feb - RidgewayGirl
Mar - LibraryCin
Apr - dudes22
May - DeltaQueen50
Jun - majkia
Jul - jonesli
Aug - LittleTaiko
Sep - whitewavedarling
Oct - christina_reads
Nov - Chrischi_HH
Dec - VioletBramble

3sturlington
Oct 22, 2016, 3:09pm Top

>2 majkia: Thanks!

4DeltaQueen50
Oct 22, 2016, 3:36pm Top

I am assuming we are going to stick with the formula of posting our theme on the 15th of the previous month.

5LibraryCin
Oct 22, 2016, 7:45pm Top

Ok, I have till mid-February to come up with a topic! I'll put it in my calendar!

6EBT1002
Nov 20, 2016, 8:04pm Top

It's my first time stopping by. This looks like fun if I'm understanding it: the host gets to choose any random CATegory and they post it by the 15th of the prior month. And the rest of us, if we so choose, read at least one book that fits that CATegory during the designated month. Yes?

7LibraryCin
Nov 20, 2016, 9:30pm Top

>6 EBT1002: Yes, that is correct!

8sushicat
Edited: Dec 10, 2016, 8:53am Top

My first time joining in as well - where and how would you give feedback on the books you've read - here or in the wiki?

9sturlington
Dec 10, 2016, 9:00am Top

>8 sushicat: Each month has its own thread for discussion. You also add the title of what you read and a rsting, if you choose to, to the wiki.

10rabbitprincess
Dec 10, 2016, 9:12am Top

Thanks for the bump to the general thread -- I have a reminder to put up January's RandomCAT next week! :)

>8 sushicat: Welcome! I hope you have fun here! This particular CAT is my favourite. Everyone is very creative in coming up with themes.

11LibraryCin
Dec 10, 2016, 6:42pm Top

Hi, sushicat! Great to see you here!

Just thought I'd post a link to the 2016 RandomCAT wiki, just so you can see what it looks like:
http://www.librarything.com/wiki/index.php/2016CC_RandomCAT#2016_RandomCAT

In each month's thread, some people simply post what they read, others post their reviews for what they read. Your choice! This is the link to this year's November RandomCAT, so you can see what people have posted there.
http://www.librarything.com/topic/235761#

12sushicat
Dec 11, 2016, 1:37pm Top

>11 LibraryCin: Thanks! It looks pretty straightforward.

13Kristelh
Dec 11, 2016, 6:43pm Top

>12 sushicat:, Hi, Sushicat!

14sushicat
Dec 12, 2016, 9:28pm Top

>13 Kristelh: Hi Kristel!

15kac522
Dec 17, 2016, 3:33am Top

Will links to the monthly threads be put here?

16majkia
Dec 17, 2016, 6:46am Top

yes, we always try to do that. Also on the Wiki.

17majkia
Dec 17, 2016, 6:47am Top

18rabbitprincess
Dec 17, 2016, 10:23am Top

>17 majkia: D'oh! Knew I was forgetting something when I set up the thread. Thanks, Jean!! :)

19tess_schoolmarm
Jan 7, 6:46pm Top

Just asking, do we have the themes for the other months yet?

20RidgewayGirl
Jan 7, 7:39pm Top

>19 tess_schoolmarm: Unlike the other CATs, the RandomCAT theme is chosen by that month's host and will be revealed on or around the 15th of the previous month.

21RidgewayGirl
Jan 14, 3:13pm Top

The February RandomCAT is up!

http://www.librarything.com/topic/246698#

22LibraryCin
Feb 14, 10:06pm Top

March RandomCAT is posted:
http://www.librarything.com/topic/249067

23dudes22
Mar 15, 11:56am Top

I'll be posting the April Random this afternoon.

24fuzzi
Mar 15, 12:33pm Top

>23 dudes22: thank you!

26jonesli
Edited: Apr 11, 1:41pm Top

Posted to wrong thread!

27DeltaQueen50
Apr 14, 12:29am Top

Due to a busy Easter weekend coming up, I have posted the May RandomCat early. You can find it here: http://www.librarything.com/topic/255017#

28VivienneR
May 17, 5:43pm Top

Can someone point me to the June RandomCat?

29LittleTaiko
May 17, 8:30pm Top

It hasn't been posted yet. Or, if it has please direct me too. 😆

30LibraryCin
May 17, 9:07pm Top

>28 VivienneR: I was going to go looking for it this evening, but I guess I have to wait...

31majkia
May 19, 4:04pm Top

June thread is up: http://www.librarything.com/topic/257589

Very sorry it's late. I was thinking I had August for some 'unknown' reason!

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