2012 Challenges

 

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Challenges
Hosts: CMash Loves to Read & Hott Books
Level: Complete 16+ Joined Challenges
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Reading Challenge Addict

Complete:

  1. 2012 ARC Reading Challenge
  2. 2012 Romance Reading Challenge
  3. 2012 E-Book Reading Challenge
  4. Antonym Reading Challenge
  5. Netgalley @ Red House 2012
  6. 2012 Paranormal Romance
  7. 2012 Young Adult Reading Challenge
  8. 2012 Historical Romance
  9. Mystery & Suspense
  10. Read Your Own Library Challenge
  11. 2012 Men in Uniform Challenge
  12. Just Contemporary YA
  13. Goodreads 2012
  14. What’s In a Name
  15. Harlequin Silhouette 2012 Reading Challenge
  16. Reading Romances Challenge
  17. 2012 Romantic Suspense Reading Challenge
  18. A-Z Book Challenge
  19. 2012 Time Travel
  20. Monthly Mix-Up 2012
  21. Just For Fun
Incomplete:

  1. 2012 “Bucket List” Book Reading Challenge
  2. In Death Reading Challenge – Perpetual
  3. Mount TBR
  4. 50 States
  5. Get Steampunked!
  6. Dean Koontz
  7. Free Reads
  8. Why Buy the Cow?
  9. 2012 Color Coded
  10. Julia Quinn in 2012
  11. 12 Dystopian/Post-Apocalyptic

Host: The Eclectic Bookshelf
Level 1:  The Mini Cooper level – 4 books
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2012 “Bucket List” Book Reading Challenge

My Goodreads Bucket List

  1. Lust on the Rocks
  2. What Your Son isn’t Telling You
  3. A Girl Named Summer
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In Death
Host: The happily ever after…
Read 12+ ‘In Death’ Novels in 2012
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In Death Reading Challenge – Perpetual

2010

Naked in Death, 1
Glory in Death, 2
Immortal in Death, 3
Rapture in Death, 4
Ceremony in Death, 5
Vengeance in Death, 6
Holiday in Death, 7
Midnight in Death, 7.5
Conspiracy in Death, 8
Loyalty in Death, 9
Witness in Death, 10
Judgment in Death, 11
Betrayal in Death, 12
Interlude in Death, 12.5
Seduction in Death, 13

2011

Reunion in Death, 14
Purity in Death, 15
Portrait in Death, 16
Imitation in Death, 17
Remember When: Big Jack, 17.5
Divided in Death, 18
Visions in Death, 19
Survivor in Death, 20
Origin in Death, 21
Memory in Death, 22

2012:

Haunted in Death, 22.5
Born in Death, 23
Innocent in Death, 24
Eternity in Death, 24.5
Creation in Death, 25
- Strangers in Death, 26
- Salvation in Death, 27
- Ritual in Death, 27.5

Next Up:

Promises in Death, 28
Kindred in Death
Missing in Death, 29.5
Fantasy in Death, 30
Indulgence in Death, 31
Possession In Death, 31.5
Treachery in Death, 32
New York to Dallas, 33
Chaos in Death, 33.5
Celebrity in Death, 34


Host: MY READER’S BLOCK
Level: Mt. Vancouver (25 purchased b4 2012)
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Mount TBR

  1. Haunted in Death
  2. The Wedding Gift
  3. Hot Flash
  4. Sister of the Bride
  5. Innocent in Death
  6. Born in Death
  7. Lust on the Rocks
  8. The Secret Diaries of Miranda Cheever
  9. Angel Be Good
  10. Eternity in Death
  11. Creation in Death
  12. What Happens in London
  13. Strangers in Death
  1. Salvation in Death
  2. Ritual in Death
  3. The Lost Duke of Wyndham
  4. Ten Things I Love About You
  5. Mr. Cavendish, I Presume
  6. What Your Son isn’t Telling You
  7. A Girl Named Summer
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Get Steampunked!Hosts: Bookish Ardour
Level: Geared; 5 Books
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Get Steampunked Reading Challenge

  1. Under Her Brass Corset
  2. The Girl in the Clockwork Collar
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Hosts: THE BOOK GARDEN
Level: Odd Thomas’ Mailman; 3 Books
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Dean Koontz Reading Challenge

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Free Reads 2012
Hosts: Bookish Ardour
Level: On The Cheap; 15
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Free Reads 2012

  1. The Wedding Gift
  2. Sister of the Bride
  3. Thoughtless
  4. Hot Flash
  5. Little Bad Wolf and Red Riding Hood
  6. Angel Be Good
  7. What Your Son isn’t Telling You
  8. Twas the Night Before Christmas
  1. Cat or Dog for President
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Why Buy the Cow?
Host: The Unread Reader
Level: 1/month
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Why Buy the Cow?

  • July: Twas the Night Before Christmas
  • August: Cat or Dog for President
  • September:
  • October:
  • November:
  • December:
The 50 States Reading Challenge
Host: Tasha at Book Obsessed
Level: Read 1 Book set in each state
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The 50 States Reading Challenge

Alabama – The Wedding Dress
Alaska -
Arizona – Love in Disguise
Arkansas -
California – Hidden Summit
Colorado – In Too Deep
Connecticut -
Delaware -
Florida – Lust on the Rocks
Georgia -
Hawaii -
Idaho -
Illinois - On the Day That I Died
Indiana -
Iowa -
Kansas – Tool Belt Defender
Kentucky -
Louisiana – The Spirit of Christmas
Maine –
Maryland - The Summer Garden
Massachusetts – Catch Me
Michigan –
Minnesota –
Mississippi -
Missouri – The Cowboy Tutor
Montana – Big Sky Mountain
Nebraska – On Haunted Ground
Nevada – Hot Flash
New Hampshire – Undeniably Yours
New Jersey – Kiss Me, I’m Irish: The Sins of His Past
New Mexico –
New York - Haunted in Death
North Carolina – Sweetness
North Dakota -
Ohio – Behind Closed Doors
Oklahoma – The Wedding Gift
Oregon – The Midwife’s Legacy
Pennsylvania – Deathscape
Rhode Island – Somebody to Love
South Carolina – Midnight Promises
South Dakota – A Wedding Blunder in the Black Hills
Tennessee -
Texas – Enticed By His Forgotten Lover
Utah – Finding the Baby Jesus
Vermont -
Virginia - Death by PetticoatLove Thy Neighbor
Washington – Head Over Heels
West Virginia – Ugly to Start With
Wisconsin – A Mother’s Cry
Wyoming – Running Wild
Washington D.C. – Sweet Talk

Color Coded
Host: My Reader’s Block
Level: Read for ea color (9 Books)
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2012 Color Coded Challenge

Read a book in each of the following categories.

A book with “Red” in the title: Redwood BendLittle Bad Wolf and Red Riding Hood
A book with “Blue” in the title.
A book with “Yellow” in the title.
A book with “Green” in the title.
A book with “Brown” in the title.
A book with “Black” in the title.
A book with “White” in the title.
A book with any other color in the title.
A book with a word that implies color.  Rainbow’s End

Julia Quinn in 2012 Challenge
Host: Hosted by Stitch-Read-Cook
Level: Re-Read as Many as I can…
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Julia Quinn in 2012

The Bevelstoke series:

The Secret Diaries of Miranda Cheever
What Happens in London
Ten Things I Love About You

The Two Dukes of Wyndham:

- The Lost Duke of Wyndham
- Mr. Cavendish, I Presume

The Bridgertons Series:

- The Duke and I
- The Viscount Who Loved Me
- An Offer From A Gentleman
- Romancing Mister Bridgerton
- To Sir Philip, With Love
- When He Was Wicked
- It’s In His Kiss
- On The Way To The Wedding

Agents of the Crown:

- To Catch An Heiress
- How To Marry A Marquis

The Lyndon Sisters:

- Everything And The Moon
- Brighter Than The Sun

The Splendid Trilogy:

- Splendid
- Dancing At Midnight
- Minx

The Smythe-Smith Quartet:

- Just Like Heaven
- A Night Like This

Novellas:

- The Further Observations of Lady Whistledown
- Lady Whistledown Strikes Back
- Scottish Brides
- Where’s My Hero
- The Lady Most Likely


Completed Reading Challenges

December

Challenge
Host: Escape with Dollycas
Level: 1/month!
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Just for Fun 2012


Host: LIBRARY OF CLEAN READS
Level: Great Adventure: 4 to 6 time travel books
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2012 Time Travel Reading Challenge

  1. Time Voyage
  2. Time and Again
  3. Unclaimed Legacy
  4. OOPS! (T.J. and the Time Stumblers, #3)
A-Z Book Challenge
Host: Books, Babies, and Signs
Level: Read 1 Book that beings which each letter of the alphabet
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A-Z Book Challenge

Romantic Suspence Challenge
Host: The Eclectic Bookshelf
Level 4: Read 15+ Romantic Suspense Novels
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2012 Romantic Suspense Reading Challenge

  1. Last Spy Standing
  2. Hidden Summit
  3. Tool Belt Defender
  4. Thoughtless
  5. Titanic 2012
  6. Under Her Brass Corset
  7. Sweet Talk
  8. Threat of Darkness
  1. Amazing Grace
  2. Behind Closed Doors
  3. Running Wild
  4. Last Chance Christmas
  5. Zero Visability
  6. Unclaimed Legacy
  7. An Outlaw’s Christmas
  8. Deathscape
Reading Romances Challenge
Hosts: Reading Romances
Level: ???
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Reading Romances Challenge

  1. January: Hot Flash (author that is “new” to you)
  2. February: Sister of the Bride (An embracing couple on cover)
  3. March: Thoughtless (single female figure on cover)
  4. April: Goddess Interrupted (Contemporary book different than reality)
  5. May: Creation in Death (A favorite author/genre)
  6. June: Seattle Cinderella (reference to a fairytale)
  7. July: All Summer Long (“Western” theme)
  8. August: At Last (“friendship” as its main storyline)
  9. September: The Baron’s Governess Bride (classic romance)
  10. October: Running Wild (2 authors & romantic suspense)
  11. November: The Spirit of Christmas (Serial/Category Romance)
  12. December: A Christmas Hope (Christmas Theme)
Monthly Mix-Up
Host: Book Dragon
Level: Read for ea letter (74 Books)
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2012 Monthly Mix-up Mania

J – Finding the Baby Jesus
A – The Many Adventures of Pengey Penguin
N – Love Thy Neighbor
U – Ugly to Start With
A – The Awesome Book of Unusual Bible Heroes for Kids
R – The Rogue’s Reform
Y – Undeniably Yours

F – Hot Flash
E – Hippo Says “Excuse Me”
B – Born in Death
R – Princess Recovery
U – 8 (The Previously Untold Story of the Previously Unknown 8th Dwarf)
A – Terrible, Awful, Horrible Manners!
R – Redwood Bend
Y – Ten Things I Love About You

M – The Day We Met
A – Angel Be Good
R – Lust on the Rocks
C – Catch Me
H – Head Over Heels

A – Crazy About Soccer
P – Death by Petticoat
R – Mr Badger and His Rose Petal Cake
I – Innocent in Death
L – Last Spy Standing

M – The Secret Diaries of Miranda Cheever
A – Almost Summer
Y - What Your Son isn’t Telling You

J – A King James Christmas
U – Under Her Brass Corset
N – Once Upon a Wicked Night
E – I Before E (Except After C)

J – Judges, KJV
U – Baby Under the Christmas Tree
L – Lily
Y - Five Conversations You Must Have with Your Daughter

A – Amazing Grace
U – God Gave Us Love
G – Gabby’s Stick to it Day
U – God’s Unlikely Path to Success
S – Hidden Summit
T – Tool Belt Defender

S – The Scroll
E – Etiquette for the End of the World
P – Peru in Images
T – Thoughtless
E – Hippo Says “Excuse Me”
M – Kiss Me, I’m Irish
B – Sister of the Bride
E – Enticed By His Forgotten Lover
R – Ritual in Death

O – Head Over Heels
C – The Boxcar Children
T – Titanic 2012
O – Oops
B – Barefoot Season
E – Eternity in Death
R – Running of the Bride 

N – Summer Nights
O – On Haunted Ground
V – Time Voyage
E – All Day Energy
M - The Midwife’s Legacy
B – Chasing Glenn Beck
E – Rainbow’s End
R – The Incredible Rockhead: Rock, Paper, Scissorlegz

D – Haunted in Death
E – Over the Edge
C – The Case of the School Ghost
E – Dr. Dobson’s Handbook of Family Advice: Encouragement & Practical Help for Your Home
M – Big Sky Mountain
B – Henry Helps with the Baby
E – Merry Ex-Mas
R – Little Bad Wolf and Red Riding Hood

October

Harlequin Silhouette 2012 Reading Challenge
Host: Islandgirl reads Romance
Level: Read 1 Book for each requirement
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Harlequin Silhouette 2012 Reading Challenge

September

What's In a Name Challenge
Host: Beth ofBethFishReads
Level: Read for ea Category
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What’s in a Name Challenge

  1. Topographical Feature in the title: Hidden Summit
  2. Something you’d see in the sky in the title: Angel Be Good
  3. Something you’d carry in your purse: The Secret Diaries of Miranda Cheever
  4. Something you’d find on a calendar in the title: Born in Death
  5. A type of house in the title: Dr. Dobson’s Handbook of Family Advice: Encouragement and Practical Help for Your Home
  6. Creepy Crawly in the title: Catching Fireflies (Come on! I’m getting desperate!)

2012 Reading Challenge

2012 Reading Challenge
Gina has
completed her goal of reading 150 books in 2012!
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Level: Read 150 Books
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Just Contemporary YA Challenge
Host: BOOKS FROM BLEH TO BASICALLY AMAZING

Level: Read 12 in 2012
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Just Contemporary YA

July


Host: The Book Vixen
Level: Lieutenant (Read 6+)
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2012 Men in Uniform Challenge

  1. Last Spy Standing
  2. Head Over Heels
  3. Sunrise Point
  4. Time Out
  5. Big Sky Mountain
  6. Big Sky Country
  7. Salvation in Death

Host: The Beauty of Eclecticism
Level 3: Read 1 Book I’ve owned for 6+ months
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Read Your Own Library Challenge

** This read is to be done BEFORE purchasing anything except freebies or gifts at any bookstore **
(Can’t ‘SHOP’ until completed each month.)

June

Mystery & Suspense Reading Challenge 2012
Host: Book Chick City
Level: 1/month
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Mystery & Suspense Reading Challenge 2012

YA Challenge
Host: The Eclectic Bookshelf
Mini Level: 12 YA Novels in 2012
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2012 Young Adult Reading Challenge

2012 Historical Romance
Host: Romance Book Junkies
Level: 1 per month
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2012 Historical Romance

May

Nada… yeah, I know…

April


Host: Tales From the Crypt
Level: 5 Para Romances
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2012 Paranormal Romance

  1. Haunted in Death
  2. The Wedding Gift
  3. Thoughtless
  4. Angel Be Good
  5. Goddess Interrupted
Netgalley
Host: Red House Books
Level: Gold Star (30+ Netgalley Books)
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2012 NetGalley Reading Challenge

  1. The Awesome Book of Unusual Bible Heroes for Kids
  2. Bittersweet Summer
  3. Duck for a Day
  4. The Case of a School Ghost
  5. Terrible, Awful, Horrible Manners!
  6. Henry Helps with the Baby
  7. Big Sisters Are the Best
  8. Hippo Says “Excuse Me
  9. The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island
  10. Death By Petticoat
  11. Dancing Queen
  12. Courtney Crumrin and The Night Things
  13. Time Voyage
  14. The Many Adventures of Pengey Penguin
  15. Head Over Heels
  16. Catch Me
  1. Once Upon a Wicked Night
  2. Hidden Summit
  3. Lily
  4. Redwood Bend
  5. Tool Belt Defender
  6. The Summer Garden
  7. Gabby’s Stick to it Day
  8. The Wedding Gift
  9. Mr Badger and His Rose Petal Cake
  10. Princess Recovery
  11. Tall
  12. Isabella Girl On the Go
  13. Peru in Images
  14. Undeniably Yours
  15. Somebody to Love
Hosts: Book Obsessed
Level: Diploma: 6 – 10 books
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Antonym Reading Challenge

  1. Haunted in Death : Angel Be Good
  2. Last Spy Standing : Head Over Heels
  3. The Rogue‘s Reform : Innocent in Death
  4. Catch MeUndeniably Yours
  5. Hidden Summit : The Summer Garden
  6. Born in Death (born & death ;) )
Romance Challenge
Host: The Eclectic Bookshelf
Level 4: Read 15+ Romance Novels
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2012 Romance Reading Challenge

  1. Last Spy Standing
  2. Hot Flash
  3. Head Over Heels
  4. The Rogue’s Reform
  5. Hidden Summit
  6. Sister of the Bride
  7. Lily
  8. Redwood Bend
  1. Tool Belt Defender
  2. The Summer Garden
  3. Lust on the Rocks
  4. Once Upon a Wicked Night
  5. Undeniably Yours
  6. The Secret Diaries of Miranda Cheever
  7. Somebody to Love
  8. Angel Be Good
e-Book Challenge
Host: The Eclectic Bookshelf
Mega Level: Read 25+ eBooks in 2012
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2012 E-Book Reading Challenge

  1. Last Spy Standing
  2. Haunted in Death
  3. Hot Flash
  4. Head Over Heels
  5. Hidden Summit
  6. Sister of the Bride
  7. Lily
  8. Redwood Bend
  9. Tool Belt Defender
  10. The Summer Garden
  11. Innocent in Death
  12. Lust on the Rocks
  13. Once Upon a Wicked Night
  1. Big Sisters Are the Best
  2. Catch Me
  3. Death by Petticoat
  4. Peru in Images
  5. The Day We Met
  6. The Many Adventures of Pengey Penguin
  7. The Wedding Gift
  8. Thoughtless
  9. Ugly to Start With
  10. Killer Bytes
  11. Undeniably Yours
  12. Somebody to Love
  13. Angel Be Good

March

ARC Challenge
Host: The Eclectic Bookshelf

Mini Level: Read 4 ARCs (not personally requested)
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2012 ARC Reading Challenge

  1. Last Spy Standing
  2. The Many Adventures of Pengey Penguin
  3. The Rogue’s Reform
  4. Ugly To Start With
  5. The Day We Met
  6. Barefoot Season

February

None

January

None