Monday, July 8, 2013

READING CHALLENGES UPDATE: January-June 2013



Hosted by Amanda at On a Book Bender and Kelly at Reading the Paranormal.  You can find the introductory post here.

PERSONAL GOALS

*SERIES STARTING IN 2013
Seriously Series (7-12 series)

~COMPLETED (2 out of 7)
1. The Ghost and the Goth trilogy by Stacey Kade (3 books)
---Body and Soul

2. Whitetail Rock duet by Anne Tenino (2 books)
---Whitetail Rock
---The Fix
 
*SERIES STARTED BEFORE 2013
Seriously Spectacular Series Star (18+ series)
~COMPLETED (4 out of 18)
1. Across the Universe trilogy by Beth Revis (2 books)

2. Tales of the Underlight series by Jax Garren (2 books)
---How Beauty Saved the Beast
---How Beauty Loved the Beast

3. Spindle Cove series by Tessa Dare (2 books)
---Beauty and the Blacksmith
---Any Duchess Will Do

4. Psy-Changeling series by Nalini Singh (2 books)
---Wild Invitation
---Heart of Obsidian 

*SERIES RE-READS
Semi-Serious (1-6 series)

~COMPLETED (0 out of 1)

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Hosted by the ladies at Under the Covers.

PERSONAL GOALS
To read at least 5 adult books for each category. 

CATEGORY 1: VAMPIRES (4 out of 5)
1. Kiss of Steel by Bec McMaster
2. Undead Sublet by Molly Harper
3. Lover At Last by JR Ward
4. Twice Tempted by Jeaniene Frost

CATEGORY 2: ANGELS AND DEMONS (2 out of 5)
1. Beauty Awakened by Gena Showalter
2. Winterblaze by Kristen Callihan

CATEGORY 3: FAE AND MAGIC (5+ out of 5)
1. Hammered by Kevin Hearne
2. How Beauty Saved the Beast by Jax Garren
3. A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
4. How Beauty Loved the Beast by Jax Garren
5. About a Dragon by G.A. Aiken
6. Spider's Bite by Jennifer Estep

CATEGORY 4: SHIFTERS AND WEREWOLVES (3 out of 5)
1. Moonglow by Kristen Callihan
2. Wild Invitation by Nalini Singh
3. The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf by Molly Harper


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Hosted by Megan from Megan Likes Books and Jenni at Auntie Spinelli Reads.  

PERSONAL GOAL
To read at least one book that features each of creatures listed below:
  • Vampires
  • Werewolves/Shifters
  • Fey
  • Angels/Nephilim
  • Mermaids
  • Dragons
  • Zombies
  • Demons
  • Witches/Wizards
  • Ghosts
  • Aliens
  • Other (Sirens, Unicorns, Centaurs, etc.)
COMPLETED -- 10 out of 12 categories
1. The Ghost and the Goth by Stacey Kade [Ghosts]
2. Kiss of Steel by Bec McMaster [Vampires]
3. A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness [Witches/Wizards]
4. Queen of the Dead by Stacey Kade [Ghosts]
5. Body and Soul by Stacey Kade [Ghosts]
6. Undead Sublet by Molly Harper [Vampires]
7. Moonglow by Kristen Callihan [Werewolves/Shifters]
8. Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion [Zombies] 
9. Beauty Awakened by Gena Showalter [Angels] 
10. Wild Invitation by Nalini Singh [Werewolves/Shifters]
11. Lover At Last by JR Ward [Vampires]
12. Twice Tempted by Jeaniene Frost [Vampires]
13. The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf by Molly Harper [Werewolves/Shifters] 
14. Winterblaze by Kristen Callihan [Demons] 
15. About a Dragon by G.A. Aiken [Dragons]
16. Sweet Peril by Wendy Higgins [Demons]
17. Eon by Alison Goodman [Dragons]
18. Spider's Bite by Jennifer Estep [Witches/Wizards]
19. Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout [Aliens]
20. Crimson Frost by Jennifer Estep [Other]
21. Spartan Frost by Jennifer Estep [Other]

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Hosted by Amanda at On a Book Bender and Kelly at Reading the Paranormal.  Find the introductory post to the challenge here.  A fabulous challenge devoted to those wonderful free books found throughout the internet.  

PERSONAL GOAL
Penny Pincher Level -- 24 free books

~COMPLETED (8 out of 24)
1. The Importance of Being Denny by Kari Gregg
2. The Boy Next Door by Annabelle Costa
3. The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back by Sariah Wilson
4. Whitetail Rock by Anne Tenino
5. The Fix by Anne Tenino
6. The Tarnished Knight by Bec McMaster
7. Lazy Sundays by K-lee Klein
8. More Than Friends by Aria Grace


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Hosted by Blog of Erised.

PERSONAL GOALS:
Level 3: Revolutionist -- Between 13 and 18 dystopian books.

~COMPLETED (5 out of 13)

1. A Million Suns (Across the Universe #2) by Beth Revis
2. Shades of Earth (Across the Universe #3) by Beth Revis
3. Scarlet (Lunar Chronicles #2) by Marissa Meyer
4. Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion
5. Insurgent (Divergent #2) by Veronica Roth


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Hosted by Hobbitsies!

PERSONAL GOALS:
To read 12+ books by debut authors in the YA/MG genre.

~COMPLETED (1 out of 12)

1. The Mist on Bronte Moor by Aviva Orr

2 comments:

  1. Yay for Seriously Series and Why Buy the Cow! Keep it up!

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    1. Thanks! I'm not doing as good on Why Buy the Cow as I did last year, but am pretty proud on how I'm doing with Seriously Series. Thanks for hosting them!

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