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January 1 Reserved By OrganizersJanuary 2 Benecia PonderJanuary 3 Aniruddha Railkar January 4 OPEN January 5 Evelyn de VlugtJanuary 6 Eszter Molner MillsJanuary 7 Rene SimsJanuary 8 Elaine Ebersole January 9 OPEN January 10 Gregory Solomon January 11 OPEN January 12 Tim Ratcliff January 13 OPEN January 14 Tonya Ratcliff January 15 Roberta GoldJanuary 16 Marylynne Abbott January 17 OPEN January 18 Oghenero Ozobeme January 19 OPEN January 20 OPEN January 21 Dr. Suzanne VierlingJanuary 22 Cassandra LeeJanuary 23 Anna RabeJanuary 24 LaVerne Byrd January 25 OPEN January 26 Bernd Wenske January 27 OPEN January 28 Pamela BondJanuary 29 Margaret JustinichJanuary 30 Holly Pitas January 31 OPEN
January is also Glaucoma Awareness Month, learn to ski and snowboard month, hot tea month, time to organize month, soup month, mentoring month and polka music month. (It also has "Kiss a Ginger Day" on January 12. )
February 1 Ruby FreemanFebruary 2 Julie EckertFebruary 3 Karanne LambtonFebruary 4 Katie De SouzaFebruary 5 Mary Choo February 6 OPEN February 7 OPEN February 8 OPEN February 9 Pat BumpassFebruary 10 Michelle Harpas February 11 OPEN February 12 OPEN February 13 Willow SibertFebruary 14Reserved by Organizers February 15 OPEN February 16 OPEN February 17 Michelle CrookFebruary 18 Warren Henderson Jr.February 19 Allyson O'Hara-CribdonFebruary 20 Jennifer LaidlawFebruary 21 Sharon TeedFebruary 22 Sambhavi Venkateswaran February 23 OPEN February 24 Julie Roy February 25 OPEN February 26 OPEN February 27 OPEN February 28 OPEN February 29 OPEN
February is also Black History Month, adopt-a-rescued-rabbit month, great American pies month, libraries month, relationship month and youth leadership month. (It also has Ice Cream for Breakfast Day on the first Saturday.)
March 1 Vilhelmina BallaMarch 2 Jana Salvatore March 3 OPEN March 4 Philip WoolfolkMarch 5 OPEN March 6 OPEN March 7 OPEN March 8 Diane Curley March 9 OPEN March 10 OPEN March 11 Teressa Robinson March 12 OPEN March 13 OPEN March 14 Teressa Robinson March 15 OPEN March 16 OPEN March 17 Julie Jones March 18 OPEN March 19 Oghenero OzobemeMarch 20 Shelli Roberts March 21 OPEN March 22 OPEN March 23 Jennifer McClainMarch 24 Philip WoolfolkMarch 25 Sheldon Crocker March 26 Shirley KennedyMarch 27 Mish March 28 OPEN March 29 OPEN March 30 Karen RichardsMarch 31 Moira Shepard
March is also American Red Cross Month, mad for plaid month, caffeine awareness month, noodle month, umbrella month and play-the-recorder month. (It also has Middle Name Pride Day on the first Friday.)
April 1 Ginny Lang April 2 OPEN April 3 Roberta GoldApril 4 LaWanna Parker April 5 OPEN April 6 Julaina KleistApril 7 Colleen BiggsApril 8 Toru IkebuchiApril 9 Cheri Evjen April 10 OPEN April 11 Alara Paragas April 12 OPEN April 13 OPEN April 14 Karen RichardsApril 15 Dana Burt April 16 OPEN April 17 OPEN April 18 OPEN April 19 OPEN April 20 Tara Myers April 21 OPEN April 22 Sarah-Jane WatsonApril 23 Lisa SassoApril 24 Warren Henderson Jr.April 25 Nadine ThompsonApril 26 Cassandra Lee April 27 OPEN April 28 OPEN April 29 OPEN April 30 Gwyn Goodrow
April is also Defeat Diabetes Month, car care month, couple appreciation month, financial literacy month, youth sports safety month and world habitat awareness month. (It also has Unicorn Day on the 9th, which was made popular in Scotland but now celebrated world wide.)
May 1 Diane LovittMay 2 Gwyn GoodrowMay 3 Deveshi BlueMay 4 Philip WoolfolkMay 5 Rosemary TraillMay 6 Rene SimsMay 7 Donna Carlson May 8 OPEN May 9 OPEN May 10 Tracey DoctorMay 11 Julie RoyMay 12 Jana SalvatoreMay 13 Karanne LambtonMay 14 Soriya Vasanji May 15 OPEN May 16 OPEN May 17 Cheri EvjenMay 18 Julie Jones May 19 OPEN May 20 Brent MaguireMay 21 Geraldo Campbell May 22 OPEN May 23 Robyn MacKillopMay 24 Maria Malcherczyk-Hoffman May 25 OPEN May 26 OPEN May 27 OPEN May 28 OPEN May 29 OPEN May 30 Deveshi BlueMay 31 Lorraine Taylor
May is also Healthy Vision Month, bike month, military appreciation month, salad month, spiritual literacy month, teen CEO month and family month. (It is also hope to Rural Life Sunday on the first Sunday.)
June 1 OPEN June 2 Pat BumpassJune 3 Karen RobinsonJune 4 Katerina KarellaJune 5 P.J. Zito June 6 OPEN June 7 Annie RetticJune 8 Cassandra LeeJune 9 Marina MakushevJune 10 Katie De Souza June 11 OPEN June 12 Paul LarmerJune 13 Mark Adam June 14 OPEN June 15 OPEN June 16 Tara Michaels June 17 OPEN June 18 Geraldo Campbell June 19 OPEN June 20 OPEN June 21 Ginny Lang June 22 OPEN June 23 Karenne LambtonJune 24 Susan VeachJune 25 Geraldo Campbell June 26 OPEN June 27 Michelle Crook June 28 OPEN June 29 Greg FisherJune 30 Sarah-Jane Watson
June is also Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, PTSD Awareness Month, papaya month, foster-a-pet month, dairy month, camping month and turkey lovers month. (I know, weird, right?) It is also hug-your-cat day on the fourth.
July 1 Reserved by Organizers July 2 OPEN July 3 OPEN July 4 Reserved by Organizers July 5 OPEN July 6 Linda LilyquistJuly 7 Anna RabeJuly 8 Teressa RobinsonJuly 9 Jennie OvermannJuly 10 Margaret JustinichJuly 11 Megha BradleyJuly 12 Iwona Buziak-MohamedJuly 13 Shirley KennedyJuly 14 Pam MurphyJuly 15 Diane Lovitt July 16 OPEN July 17 Julaina Kleist July 18 OPEN July 19 OPEN July 20 Tanya Levy July 21 OPEN July 22 OPEN July 23 Karanne LambtonJuly 24 Julie Roy July 25 OPEN July 26 Michelle CrookJuly 27 PeggyLee HansonJuly 28 Debra Judd July 29 OPEN July 30 OPEN July 31 Maria Simpson
July is also Bereaved Parents Awareness Month, cell phone courtesy month, Blondie and Deborah Harry month, deli sandwich month and world watercolor month. July 12-18 is Vodka Week.
August 1 Benecia PonderAugust 2 Julie JonesAugust 3 Dena Friedman-Van SlykeAugust 4 Moira Shepard August 5 OPEN August 6 OPEN August 7 Linda LilyquistAugust 8 Jana Salvatore August 9 OPEN August 10 OPEN August 11 OPEN August 12 OPEN August 13 OPEN August 14 OPEN August 15 Don WallAugust 16 Gwyn GoodrowAugust 17 OPEN August 18 OPEN August 19 Sarah-Jane WatsonAugust 20 Karla MyersAugust 21 DeveshiBlue August 22 OPEN August 23 OPEN August 24 OPEN August 25 Susanne BellesarioAugust 26 Margaret Justinich August 27 OPEN August 28 OPEN August 29 OPEN August 30 OPEN August 31 OPEN
August is also Immunization Awareness Month, panini month, motor sports awareness month, read-a-romance-novel month and traffic awareness month. The first Sunday of the month is designated "Sisters Day."
September 1 Katie De Souza September 2 OPEN September 3 Moira Shepard September 4 OPEN September 5 Warren Henderson Jr. September 6 OPEN September 7 Soraiya VasanjiSeptember 8 Anne RyanSeptember 9Allyson O'Hara-CribdonSeptember 10 Pat Bumpass September 11 OPEN September 12 OPEN September 13 Anna Rabe September 14 OPEN September 15 OPEN September 16 OPEN September 17 Sgt. Dixie ThompsonSeptember 18 Holly PitasSeptember 19 Krista CarsonSeptember 20 Geraldo Campbell September 21 OPEN September 22 Carole MacLean September 23 OPEN September 24 OPEN September 25 Robyn MacKillop September 26 OPEN September 27 OPEN September 28 Gina TuthillSeptember 29 Ginny Lang September 30 OPEN
September is also International Guide Dogs Month, bake and decorate month, healthy cat month, coupon month, fruit and veggies month, mulled cider month and save-a-tiger month. The first Friday of the month designates Lazy Mom's Day.
October 1 Roberta GoldOctober 2 Cheri EvjenOctober 3 Jerry GillOctober 4 Vishaw SondiOctober 5 Ruby Freeman October 6 OPEN October 7 OPEN October 8 Reserved by OrganizersOctober 9Allyson O'Hara-Cribdon October 10 OPEN October 11 Mish October 12 OPEN October 13 OPEN October 14 OPEN October 15 OPEN October 16 OPEN October 17 OPEN October 18 OPEN October 19 OPEN October 20 OPEN October 21 Michelle CrookOctober 22 Diane Lovitt October 23 OPEN October 24 Christine SponslerOctober 25 Sambhavi Venkateswaran October 26 OPEN October 27 OPEN October 28 Shirley Kennedy October 29 OPEN October 30 Sharon TeedOctober 31 Reserved by Organizers
October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, emotional wellness month, financial planning month, and "I'm Just Me Because" month. The second day of October is "Name Your Car" Day.
November 1 Joe RaabNovember 2 Benecia PonderNovember 3 Ruby Freeman November 4 OPEN November 5 OPEN November 6 Karen RowlandNovember 7 Donna CarlsonNovember 8 Sambhavi Venkateswaran November 9 OPEN November 10 OPEN November 11 OPEN November 12 Rae MacDonald November 13 OPEN November 14 Lisa HawesNovember 15 Teresa CastlemanNovember 16 Barry KopulosNovember 17 Mish November 18 Aneeta SundararajNovember 19 OPEN November 20 OPEN November 21 Linda LilyquistNovember 22 Moira ShepardNovember 23 Reserved by Organizers November 24 OPEN November 25 Gina Catherine Vanderham November 26 OPEN November 27 OPEN November 28 OPEN November 29 OPEN November 30 OPEN
November is also Diabetes Awareness Month, picture book month, sweet potato awareness month, entrepreneurship month, and memoir writing month. The 16-23 is Random Acts of Kindness Week.
December 1 Paula Small December 2 OPEN December 3 Holly PitasDecember 4 Lorrie NixonDecember 5 Philip WoolfolkDecember 6 Anika Jackson December 7 OPEN December 8 OPEN December 9 OPEN December 10 OPEN December 11 OPEN December 12 OPEN December 13 Doria Musaga December 14 OPEN December 15 OPEN December 16 Anne Ryan December 17 OPEN December 18 OPEN December 19 OPEN December 20 Sue DickDecember 21 Colleen Philips December 22 OPEN December 23 Donna Carlson December 24 Reserved by Organizers December 25 Reserved by Organizers December 26 OPEN December 27 Julie Jones December 28 OPEN December 29 Laura Weber-MyersDecember 30 Alberta CotnerDecember 31 Reserved by Organizers
December is also Universal Human Rights Month, write-a-business-plan month, car donation month, tie month, food service safety month, buckwheat month and pear month. The second Friday is "Official Lost and Found Day" and the tenth is Lard Day.
Also accepted (Date assignment TBD):
Rev. Debra Judd (Soulmates) Julie Eckert (Long Lost Friend / Grandma's Sunday Supper) Dr. Marylynne Abbott (Simple Black Symbols / Chocolate, Test, Shark! / Crucible and Phoenixes) Rene Sims (Celebrate the Day) Abigail Wild (Wild and Free) SharonAnn Hamilton (Mollie to the Rescue) Sandie Weaver (One Photo / My Birthplace) Evelyn Fielding (Friends / Corners) Bonita Joy Yoder (Beautiful Joy / Turning Negative into Positive) Vida Groman (Shopping at Trader Joe's / My Writing Angel) Sharon Teed (A Winter Day) Jerry Gill (Rebirth) Alara Paragas (His Generosity, His Dharma) Katherine Wiens (The Best Grandma) Dr. Deb Geller (A Bucket of Dreams) S.T. Byra (Saying Goodbye) Rose Cordero-Gonzales (A Family Legacy) Ben Siemens (Live Music) Emily Scholnick (Sexual Emancipation / My Self-Critic / Thanks Mom) Sydney Brown (Hello, Beautiful)
Gwyn Goodrow (Savoring Traditional Family Meals / Nature's Concert Celebrations) Vilhelmina Balla (Just As I Am) Warren L. Henderson, Jr. (Living Forgiveness and Gratitude) Mae Caime (The Blessing of Confidence) Annie Rettic (Thank You, Dear Sister / A Friend in Need) Safia Haque (Blessed Traffic) Elizabeth Bone (A Delicate Thing)
Katerina Karella (Thank You, Mother Earth) Rene Remington (Nature) Wysteria Jacobo (No Longer Her Puppet) Nancy Moorhouse (Pie and Coffee) Gayel Dika (Grace Makes Me Smile) Dr. Pamela Pan (Mother's Gaze / Uncle's Arms) Michelle Parker (Conversations of Faith / Craftsgiving / Seeds)
Athanasios Karavaselas (Amazing Siviri)
Dr. Maria Simpson (About the Guys)
Michelle Libby (Travel at Your Convenience / Hurricane Season / Snow Day / Patriotic Gratitude / Fresh Air Holiday)
Anne MacLeod Ryan (So Thankful for Trees)
Gwinnetta Crowell (Attitude of Gratitude)
Cheryl Landes (Beginning a New Life / Love from a Cat)
Mike Scott (Be Grateful for Everything)
Heidi Fivash (My Piano)
Barrie J. Atkin (Biscuit and Moxie)
Dena Friedman-Van Slyke (Tag! You're It!)
Jacqueline Goodwin (Transformation: The Fire!)
Sheryl Bernstein (Sanctuary)
Elizabeth Graham Means (My Darling Chico)
Becky Sims (Hymn Sing)
E. Anita Newman (A Race to Remember)
Bill McCarthy (The Power of Intention)
Eva Goulette (Love Knows No Distance)
Patricia Goodman (Through My Eyes)
Susan Gustafson (The Farm)
Monica McDaniel (Picking Pecans)
Cynthia Beckles (The Experienced Printer / Love Makes a Difference / Field of Dreams)
Carol Brusegar (Ramona's Legacy of Love)
Diana Coyle (To Ranger, With Love)
Ray Comeau (Those Without)
Dr. Deborah Gries Zawislan (Thank You! Or, Everyday Blessings)
Rasheeda Green (Our Springtime Miracles)
Laurene Ragsdale (Grateful for Two Sisters)
Chineme Noke (Actively Create Your Experience)
Sheryl Lynn Siler (Grateful for Second Chances) Rouchelle Cota (Gram's Visit)
Val Selby (Permission to Grow)
Faith Rumer (Grace of True Forgiveness)
Melanie Robinson (New Beginnings / Nature)
Lisa E. Smith (Mentors Teachers Neighbors / Concert and Live Music)
Ann Drummie (Outside of the Plan)
Moira Shepard (Adventure Buddies)
Cheri Evjen & Logan Zehner (Happy Hoopster)
Nadine Thompson (The Plant Mama)
Melissa Willis (We All Make Choices)
Lisa Khera (Gratitude for Inner Knowing)
Keisha Foster (For Greater, Be Grateful)
Gina-Dianne Harding (Angels in White Habits)
Amanda Hahn (Finding My Tribe)
Wanda Hatton (Ready to Fly)
Melanie Hoffner (Five Years From Now) Dr. Martins (Baby Blues)
What Do You Like Best About The Community Book Project?
USA Today & Wall Street Journal bestselling author Donna Kozik has a passion for getting people published. Most known for her virtual "Write a Book in a Weekend" events, she created The Community Book Project to make it even easier (and fun) to be in a book on Amazon.
Donna is the author of several books including "Talking About TED Talks." She is a featured contributor in Richard Carlson's "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff (And It's All Small Stuff) Stories."