2017 Challenges

New Release Challenge

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Full House Reading Challenge

Full House Reading Challenge 2017
Nonfiction: Daring Greatly
On TBR for more than 2 years: Going Home
More than 500 pgs:
Page Turner:
Middle Grade: Legend of the Guardians
Published in 2017: Rejected Writers Take the Stage
Published pre-2000: Mary Poppins
UK or European Author: The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Backlist: City of Ashes
From a List: When Breath Becomes Air
Award Winner: Bone Gap
Book about books: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
Size word in title:
2 word title: Game Changer
Debut book: Bitter is the New Black
Food on the cover: The Sweet Life in Paris
Cozy mystery:
From Childhood: Stuart Little
Diverse read: I am Malala
Australian or NZ Author: Tempting Autumn
Western:
US or Canadian Author: Faultlines
Not You:
Attractive cover: Across the Universe
Borrowed: 10% Happier

Backlist Challenge

  1. The Sea of Monsters
    2. The Titan’s Curse
    3. Going Home
    4. City of Ashes
    5. The Sweet Life in Paris
    6. The Battle of the Labyrinth
    7. City of Glass
    8. The Last Olympian
    9. French Women Don’t Get Fat
    10. The Eternity Code
    11. Dangerous
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Goodreads Challenge

  1. Buzz Books 2016 Romance
    2. Me Before You
    3. Finding Myself in Britain
    4. Legend of the Guardians
    5. The Sea of Monsters
    6. Daring Greatly
    7. The Ocean at the End of the Lane
    8. Game Changer
    9. I am Malala
    10. How to Say Goodbye
    11. The Titan’s Curse
    12. 10% Happier
    13. Angels and Demons
    14. Ready Player One
    15. Rising Strong
    16. Buzz Books 2016 Young Adult Fall/Winter
    17. Hot as Hell
    18. Faultlines
    19. Buzz Books Monthly January
    20. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
    21. Going Home
    22. Imperfect Chemistry
    23. Kisses on a Paper Airplane
    24. Under the Wide and Starry Sky
    25. February Buzz Books Monthly
    26. City of Ashes
    27. The Sweet Life in Paris
    28. The Battle of the Labyrinth
    29. Every Day
    30. Tempting Autumn
    31. Carry On
    32. Bone Gap
    33. The Field Guide
    34. The Seeing Stone
    35. Bitter is the New Black
    36. Liar’s Key
    37. March Buzz Books Monthly
    38. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
    39. Lost to You
    40. Stuart Little
    41. City of Glass
    42. The Last Olympian
    43. The Good Luck of Right Now
    44. French Women Don’t Get Fat
    45. When Breath Becomes Air
    46. Mary Poppins
    47. Across the Universe
    48. The Eternity Code
    49. Come Away With Me
    50. Riley Unlikely
    51. Dangerous
    52. Queen of Babble
    53. Today Will Be Different
    54. Twenties Girl
    55. Good in Bed
    56. Evermore
    57. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
    58. Lucinda’s Secret
    59. The Ironwood Tree
    60. Every Exquisite Thing
    61. There’s a (Slight) Chance I Might Be Going to Hell
    62. Bright Lights, Big Ass
    63. Landline
    64. Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics
    65. The Problem with Forever
    66. The Haters
    67. The One and Only Ivan
    68. Paris for One
    69. Highly Illogical Behavior
    70. Such a Pretty Fat
    71. Night Diver
    72. The Girl You Left Behind
    73. The Golden Compass
    74. Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares
    75. The Thing About Jellyfish
    76. The Sweetest Kiss
    77. Rejected Writers Take the Stage
    78. Stars of Fortune
    79. Forged in Fire
    80. Crazy for Her
    81. The Rejected Writers Book Club
    82. Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet
    83. Catching Jordan
    84. Bay of Sighs
    85. The Second Chance Cafe
    86. From Rocket Boys to October Sky
    87. Minerva
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New to Me Challenge {Authors}

  1. Jojo Moyes
    2. Kathryn Lansky
    3. Neil Gaiman
    4. Beth Orsoff
    5. Amber Lin
    6. Dan Brown
    7. Barbara Taylor Sissel
    8. Chris Grabenstein
    9. Mary Frame
    10. Sarah Vance-Tompkins
    11. Nancy Horan
    12. Laura Ruby
    13. Jen Lancaster
    14. Aimee Bender
    15. A.L. Jackson
    16. Beth Revis
    17. Kristen Proby
    18. Meg Cabot
    19. Jennifer Weiner
    20. Alyson Noel
    21. Ann Brashares
    22. Jennifer L Armentrout
    23. Jesse Andrews
    24. Katherine Applegate
    25. John Corey Whaley
    26. Philip Pullman
    27. Ali Benjamin
    28. Suzanne Kelman
    29. Miranda Kenneally
    30. Charlie N Holmberg
    31. Alison Kent
    32. Homer Hickam
    33. Marian Chesney
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Read All the Books Challenge {Nora Roberts}

Blithe Images
Heart’s Victory
Irish Thoroughbred
Irish Rose
Search For Love
Song of the West
From This Day
Her Mother’s Keeper
Reflections
Dance of Dreams
This Magic Moment
Tonight and Always
Untamed
Endings and Beginnings

First Impressions
The Law is a Lady
Less of a Stranger
A Matter of Choice
Opposites Attract
Promise Me Tomorrow
Rules of the Game
Night Moves
Partners
The Right Path
The Art of Deception
Hot Ice
Sacred Sins
Temptation
Brazen Virtue
Name of the Game
Loving Jack
Best Laid Plans
Gabriel’s Angel
Lawless
Sweet Revenge
Time Was
Public Secrets
Times Change
Genuine Lies
Night Shift
Night Shadow
Captivated
Entranced
Carnal Innocence
Charmed
Divine Evil
Honest Illusions
Unfinished Business
Nightshade
Private Scandals
Born in Fire
Hidden Riches
Night Smoke
Born in Ice
True Betrayals
Born in Shame
Montana Sky
Hidden Star
Captive Star
The MacGregor Brides
Sanctuary
The Stanislaski Sisters: Natasha and Rachel
The Calhoun Women: Catherine and Amanda
The Calhoun Women: Lilah and Suzanna
Homeport
The MacGregors: Serena ~ Caine
The MacGregor Grooms
The Reef
Rising Tides
Sea Swept
Secret Star
Enchanted
Inner Harbor
Jewels of the Sun
The MacGregors: Alan ~ Grant
The MacGregors: Daniel ~ Ian
River’s End
Dream Trilogy
Carolina Moon
Heart of the Sea
Night Shield
The Stanislaski Brothers: Mikhail and Alex
Tears of the Moon
Considering Kate
Dance Upon the Air
Heaven and Earth
Midnight Bayou
The Villa
Chesapeake Blue
Cordina’s Crown Jewel
Cordina’s Royal Family
Dangerous
Face the Fire
Going Home
Three Fates
Birthright
Engaging the Enemy
Key of Knowledge
Key of Light
Truly, Madly Manhattan
Blue Dahlia
Key of Valor

The MacKade Brothers: Devin and Shane
The MacKade Brothers: Rafe and Jared
Northern Lights
Black Rose
Blue Smoke
The Calhouns: Catherine, Amanda, & Lilah
The Calhouns: Suzanna and Megan
Born O’Hurley
O’Hurley’s Return
Red Lily
Angels Fall
Dance of the Gods
Morrigan’s Cross
Valley of Silence
Blood Brothers
High Noon
Irish Dreams
The MacGregors: Robert ~ Cybil
The Hollow
The Pagan Stone
Tribute

Bed of Roses
Black Hills
Vision In White
Savor the Moment
The Search
Happy Ever After
Chasing Fire
The Next Always
The Witness
The Last Boyfriend
The Perfect Hope
Whiskey Beach
Dark Witch
Shadow Spell
The Collector
Blood Magick

The Liar
Stars of Fortune
The Obsession
Bay of Sighs
Island of Glass
Come Sundown

Read the Books You Buy

  1. Tempting Autumn
    2. River Road
    3. After You
    4. Sunset in Central Park
    5. The One
    6. Isla and the Happily Ever After
    7. The Invisible Library
    8. Stars of Fortune
    9. The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend
    10. One True Loves
    11. The BFG
    12. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
    13. Everything I Never Told You
    14. Holding Up the Universe
    15. Why Not Me?
    16. A Dog’s Purpose
    17. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
    18. The Temptation of Lila and Ethan
    19. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
    20. Red Rising
    21. Confessions of a Shopaholic
    22. Imperfectly Criminal
    23. Paper and Fire
    24. Bay of Sighs
    25. The Masked City
    26. Ugly Love
    27. Lola and the Boy Next Door
    28. Salt to the Sea
    29. An Abundance of Katherines
    30. I Was Here
    31. My Grandmother Told Me to Tell You She’s Sorry
    32. The Tales of Beedle the Bard
    33. The Rose Society
    34. Island of Glass
    35. The Burning Page
    36. The A to Z of You and Me
    37. Tempting Fate
    38. Carve the Mark
    39. A Study in Charlotte
    40. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
    41. Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda
    42. The Winner’s Curse
    43. The Winner’s Crime
    44. The Winner’s Kiss
    45. A Man Called Ove
    46. The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet
    47. A Monster Calls
    48. P.S. I Like You
    49. The Secret of Ella and Micha
    50. Adulting
    51. Wanderlost
    52. Wicked Sexy Liar
    53. The Midnight Star
    54. Broken Hearts, Fences and Other Things to Mend
    55. Are We There Yet?
    56. The Bane Chronicles
    57. Everything, Everything
    58. Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
    59. Geek Girl
    60. How to Keep Rolling After a Fall
    61. I’ll Give You the Sun
    62. Jackaby
    63. The Lifeboat Clique
    64. Love and Gelato
    65. The Museum of Heartbreak
    66. Our Chemical Hearts
    67. Scarlet Epstein Hates it Here
    68. Second Chance Summer
    69. The Square Root of Summer
    70. The Start of Me and You
    71. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
    72. The Unexpected Everything
    73. Take This Regret
    74. Hollow City
    75. Gemina
    76. New York, Actually
    77. Sleepless in Manhattan
    78. Miracle on 5th Avenue
    79.The Year We Turned Forty
    80. Geek Girl Model Misfit
    81. The Retribution of Mara Dyer
    82. The Collector
    83. That Perfect Someone
    84. One Plus One
    85. The Mystery Woman
    86. Silence is Goldfish
    87. The School of Essential Ingredients
    88.The Evolution of Mara Dyer
    89. Shopaholic to the Stars
    90. Discovering Zhara: Kissing Benton
    91. My Lady Jane
    92. Extraordinary Means
    93. First & Then
    94. Fight With Me
    95. The Complete Sherlock Holmes vol 1
    96. The Picture of Dorian Gray
    97. Trust No One
    98. Lily and the Octopus
    99. Dating You/ Hating You
    100. Britt-Marie Was Here
    101. My Not So Perfect Life
    102. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    103. Sweetbitter
    104. The Girls
    105. Eligible
    106. Treasure Island
    107. The Forever of Ella and Micha
    108. Eight Hundred Grapes
    109. A Year by the Sea

Blogger Shame Review Challenge

  1. Finding Myself in Britain
    2. Buzz Books 2016 Romance
    3. Game Changer
    4. Buzz Books 2016 Young Adult Fall/Winter
    5. Faultlines
    6. Kisses on a Paper Airplane
    7. Liar’s Key
    8. Riley Unlikely
    9. The Sweetest Kiss
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Charity Reading Challenge

January- Eugene Mission: 11 books $55
February- St. Jude’s: 16 books $80
March- ASPCA: 17 books $85
April- The Hunger Project: 10 Books $50
May- USO: 18 Books $90
June- Breast Cancer Research Foundation  10 books $50

July- Proliteracy Worldwide

  1. Catching Jordan
    2. The Second Chance Cafe
    3. From Rocket Boys to October Sky
    4. Minerva

August- American Diabetes Association
September- Wildlife Conservation Society
October- NAMI
November- Children’s Defense Fund
December- Animal Welfare Institute

Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge

A- Angels & Demons
B- The Battle of the Labyrinth
C- City of Ashes
D- Daring Greatly
E- Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
F- Finding Myself in Britain
G- Game Changer
H- How to Say Goodbye
I- I am Malala
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K- Kisses on a Paper Airplane
L- Legend of the Guardians
M- Me Before You
N- Night Diver
O- The Ocean at the End of the Lane
P- The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
Q- Queen of Babble
R- Ready Player One
S- The Sea of Monsters
T- Tempting Autumn
U- Under the Wide and Starry Sky
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W- When Breath Becomes Air
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GWB 2017 Book Bingo

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More than 100 years old
Takes place in Spring
About a different culture: I am Malala
Over 500 pages
Pink cover
Takes place in Fall: Tempting Autumn
Poetry
Takes place in Winter: The Titan’s Curse
Becoming a movie in 2017
Banned
Published in 2017: The Rejected Writers Book Club
Based on a fairytale
Popular Author’s debut: Bitter is the New Black
Last book in a series: The Last Olympian
Takes place in Summer
Read in High School
Author I Have Met
Most Recent TBR Addition: The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Translated to English
About mental illness: The Good Luck of Right Now
From Library: Under the Wide and Starry Sky
Graphic novel
Brought me joy
Debut Novel

eBook Reading Challenge

  1. Finding Myself in Britain
    2. The Sea of Monsters
    3. Game Changer
    4. How to Say Goodbye
    5. The Titan’s Curse
    6. Faultlines
    7. Imperfect Chemistry
    8. Kisses on a Paper Airplane
    9. City of Ashes
    10. The Battle of the Labyrinth
    11. Tempting Autumn
    12. Liar’s Key
    13. Lost to You
    14. City of Ashes
    15. The Last Olympian
    16. The Eternity Code
    17. Come Away with Me
    18. Riley Unlikely
    19. The Sweetest Kiss
    20. Rejected Writers Take the Stage
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Audio Book Reading Challenge

  1. Legend of the Guardians
    2. Daring Greatly
    3. The Ocean at the End of the Lane
    4. I am Malala
    5. 10% Happier
    6. Angels & Demons
    7. Ready Player One
    8. Rising Strong
    9. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
    10. Under the Wide and Starry Sky
    11. Every Day
    12. Carry On
    13. Bone Gap
    14. The Field Guide
    15. The Seeing Stone
    16. Bitter is the New Black
    17. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
    18. Stuart Little
    19. The Good Luck of Right Now
    20. French Women Don’t Get Fat
    21. When Breath Becomes Air
    22. Mary Poppins
    23. Across the Universe
    24. Queen of Babble
    25. Today Will be Different
    26. Twenties Girl
    27. Good in Bed
    28. Evermore
    29. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
    30. Lucinda’s Secret
    31. The Ironwood Tree
    32. Every Exquisite Thing
    33. There’s a (Slight) Chance I Might Be Going to Hell
    34. Bright Lights, Big Ass
    35. Landline
    36. Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics
    37. The Problem with Forever
    38. The Haters
    39. The One and Only Ivan
    40. Night Diver
    41. Paris for One
    42. Highly Illogical Behavior
    43. Such a Pretty Fat
    44. The Girl You Left Behind
    45. The Golden Compass
    46. Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares
    47. The Thing About Jellyfish
    48. Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet
    49. Crazy for Her
    50. Forged in Fire
    51. The Rejected Writers Book Club
    52. Catching Jordan
    53. The Second Chance Cafe
    54. From Rocket Boys to October Sky
    55. Minerva

2017 Net Galley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge

  1. Finding Myself in Britain
    2. Buzz Books 2016 Romance
    3. Game Changer
    4. Buzz Books 2016 Young Adult Fall/Winter
    5. Faultlines
    6. Buzz Books Monthly January
    7. Kisses on a Paper Airplane
    8. February Buzz Books Monthly
    9. Liar’s Key
    10. March Buzz Books Monthly
    11. Riley Unlikely
    12. The Sweetest Kiss
    13. Rejected Writers Take the Stage
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Mount TBR Reading Challenge 2017

  1. The Sea of Monsters
    2. How to Say Goodbye
    3. The Titan’s Curse
    4. Going Home
    5. City of Ashes
    6. The Sweet Life in Paris
    7. The Battle of the Labyrinth
    8. City of Glass
    9. The Last Olympian
    10. The Eternity Code
    11. Come Away With Me
    12. Dangerous
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2017 Literary Escapes Challenge

Alabama~

Alaska~

Arizona~

Arkansas~

California~ Game Changer

Colorado~

Connecticut~

Delaware~

District of Columbia~

Florida~ How to Say Goodbye

Georgia~

Hawaii~

Idaho~

Illinois~ Bone Gap

Indiana~

Iowa~

Kansas~

Kentucky~

Louisiana~

Maine~ Liar’s Key

Maryland~ Every Day

Massachusetts~ The Thing About Jellyfish

Michigan~

Minnesota~

Mississippi~ The Haters

Missouri~

Montana~

Nebraska~

Nevada~

New Hampshire~

New Jersey~ Every Exquisite Thing

New Mexico~

New York~ The Sea of Monsters

North Carolina~ Crazy for Her

North Dakota~

Ohio~ Ready Player One

Oklahoma~

Oregon~ The Rejected Writers Book Club

Pennsylvania~ The Good Luck of Right Now

Rhode Island~

South Carolina~

South Dakota~

Tennessee~ Catching Jordan

Texas~ Faultlines

Utah~

Vermont~

Virginia~

Washington~ Come Away With Me

West Virginia~ From Rocket Boys to October Sky

Wisconsin~ Kisses on a Paper Airplane*

Wyoming~

2017 Audiobook Challenge

  1. Legend of the Guardians
    2. Daring Greatly
    3. The Ocean at the End of the Lane
    4. I am Malala
    5. 10% Happier
    6. Angels & Demons
    7. Ready Player One
    8. Rising Strong
    9. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
    10. Under the Wide and Starry Sky
    11. Every Day
    12. Carry On
    13. Bone Gap
    14. The Field Guide
    15. The Seeing Stone
    16. Bitter is the New Black
    17. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
    18. Stuart Little
    19. The Good Luck of Right Now
    20. French Women Don’t Get Fat
    21. When Breath Becomes Air
    22. Mary Poppins
    23. Across the Universe
    24. Queen of Babble
    25. Today Will be Different
    26. Twenties Girl
    27. Good in Bed
    28. Evermore
    29. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
    30. Lucinda’s Secret
    31. The Ironwood Tree
    32. Every Exquisite Thing
    33. There’s a (Slight) Chance I Might Be Going to Hell
    34. Bright Lights, Big Ass
    35. Landline
    36. Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics
    37. The Problem with Forever
    38. The Haters
    39. The One and Only Ivan
    40. Night Diver
    41. Paris for One
    42. Highly Illogical Behavior
    43. Such a Pretty Fat
    44. The Girl You Left Behind
    45. The Golden Compass
    46. Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares
    47. The Thing About Jellyfish
    48. Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet
    49. Crazy for Her
    50. Forged in Fire
    51. The Rejected Writers Book Club
    52. Catching Jordan
    53. The Second Chance Cafe
    54. From Rocket Boys to October Sky
    55. Minerva

2017 Library Love Challenge

  1. Legend of the Guardians
    2. Daring Greatly
    3. The Ocean at the End of the Lane
    4. I am Malala
    5. 10% Happier
    6. Angels & Demons
    7. Ready Player One
    8. Rising Strong
    9. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
    10. Under the Wide and Starry Sky
    11. Every Day
    12. Carry On
    13. Bone Gap
    14. The Field Guide
    15. The Seeing Stone
    16. Bitter is the New Black
    17. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
    18. Stuart Little
    19. The Good Luck of Right Now
    20. French Women Don’t Get Fat
    21. When Breath Becomes Air
    22. Mary Poppins
    23. Across the Universe
    24. Queen of Babble
    25. Today Will Be Different
    26. Twenties Girl
    27. Good in Bed
    28. Evermore
    29. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
    30. Lucinda’s Secret
    31. The Ironwood Tree
    32. Every Exquisite Thing
    33. There’s a (Slight) Chance I Might Be Going to Hell
    34. Bright Lights, Big Ass
    35. Landline
    36. Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics
    37. The Problem with Forever
    38. The Haters
    39. The One and Only Ivan
    40. Night Diver
    41. Paris for One
    42. Highly Illogical Behavior
    43. Such a Pretty Fat
    44. The Girl You Left Behind
    45. The Golden Compass
    46. Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares
    47. The Things About Jellyfish
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Reading Assignment

Jan~ Sea of Monsters
Feb~ City of Ashes
Mar~ The Eternity Code
Apr~ Come Away With Me
May~ Show No Mercy
Jun~ The Art of Eating In
Jul~ Blue Dahlia
Aug~ The Raven Boys
Sep~ Beyond Eden
Oct~ The Book Thief
Nov~ The Amazing Adventures of Diet Girl
Dec~ Don’t Look Now

Bookish Resolutions

Complete 10 Reading Challenges 4/10
Complete 2 Read-a-thons 1/2
Complete 5 series 1/5
Read 1 Nonfiction book per month J F M A M J J

Post 1 Review per week
Clean up Bloglovin’ Feed~ Finished!!
Comment on 1 Blog per day

Write every day
Outline & Plot Novel
Complete First Draft

Move closer to work
Try 1 new thing every week
Join a club
Take a class