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Sunday, October 19, 2008

Reading Challenges

Here are the current Reading Challenges I am participating in. I signed up for most of these at J.Kaye's Book Blog, some of them have links to other blogs, so if you see one you want to join, head on over to their blog and sign up!


Contest runs from Jan 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010
Requirements:
1) Read 1 book with a weather condition in the title (i.e. storm, rain, snow)

2) Read 1 book with a person's name in the title (i.e. Mary, John)
SAWYER by Lori Foster
MORGAN by Lori Foster
GABE by Lori Foster

3) Read 1 book with a title in the title (i.e. King, Prince, Princess, Sheik)

4) Read 1 book with a color in the title (i.e. red, blue, white)

5) Read 1 book by an author whose last name begins with the letter "R"

6) Read 1 book with an element in the title (earth, wind, fire, air, spirit)












2010 M/M Romance Challenge
Since this is my first time reading this genre and participating in this challenge I am going to start at the beginner level and go from there.
TIMELINE: January 1st to December 31st 2010
RULES: Read five(5) or more m/m romances in 2010

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

2010 Romance Reading Challenge
Runs from Jan 1rst,2010 until Dec 2010
I am signing up for:
-- Obsessed – Read 20 Romance Fiction novels


CHALLENGE COMPLETED


1. RED HOT REUNION by Bella Andre
2. HOW TO BE A WICKED WOMAN by Mary Janice Davidson
3. THE COWBOY'S CHRISTMAS MIRACLE by Raeanne Thayne
4. WICKED PERSUASION by Tierney O'Malley
5. DANGEROUS LOVER by Lisa Marie Rice
6. THE GUARDING OF EDEN by Chastity Bush
7. AT THE DUKE'S PLEASURE by Tracy Anne Warren
8. CUPIDITY by Caroline Goode
9. SAVAGE RESCUE by Chastity Bush
10. WICKED DESIRE by Tory Richards
11. EVERLASTING KISS by Amanda Ashley
12. LESSONS IN FRENCH by Laura Kinsale
13.  BITTEN BY CUPID
14. THE COWBOY WAY by Tory Richards
15. THE LIGHT KEEPER'S DAUGHTER
16. DARE TO SURRENDER by Lilli Feisty
17. SHADES OF MIDNIGHT by Lara Adrian
18. POWDER AND PATCH by Georgette Heyer
19. DELICIOUS by Shayla Black
20.  NAUTI INTENTIONS by Lora Leigh


COMPLETED 




21.  THE HIGHLANDER'S SWORD
22.  COWBOY TROUBLE by Joanne Kennedy

23.  DOUBLE TROUBLE
24.  THE NEXT BEST THING by Kristan Higgins
25.  SEALED WITH A RING  
26.  THE CINDERELLA DEAL by Jennifer Crusie
27.  WICKED KNIGHT by Tierney O'Malley 
28.  SWEET TALK by Susan Mallery 
29.  SWEET SPOT by Susan Mallery 
30. SWEET TROUBLE by Susan Mallery 
31.  COOKING UP A STORM by Emma Holly
32.  SAWYER by Lori Foster 
33. MORGAN by Lori Foster 
34.  GABE by Lori Foster 





I am going to do the following:
Stepping It Up YA Reading Challenge – Read 50 Young Adult novels
Challenge begins January 1st thru December, 2010

2010 -- 100+ Reading Challenge

23. Women Are Crazy, Men Are Stupid
24. EVERLASTING KISS by Amanda Ashley
25.  LESSONS IN FRENCH by Laura Kinsale
26.  BITTEN BY CUPID by L. Sands, P. Palmer, J. Rush
27.  THE COWBOY WAY by Tory Richards
28.  BOYS,GIRLS & OTHER HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
29.  HOODOO MONEY
30.  ETERNAL ON THE WATER
31.  THE LIGHTKEEPER's DAUGHTER
32.  SILENT DESPERATION
33.  DEMONFIRE by Kate Douglas
34.  WE THE CHILDREN
35.  ALPHATUDES
36. ECSTASY UNVEILED 
37.  DARE TO SURRENDER by Lilli Feisty
38.  SHADES IF MIDNIGHT by Lara Adrian
39.  FADE OUT by Rachel Caine
40.  POWDER AND PATCH by Georgette Heyer
41.  HEAVENLY by Jennifer Laurens
42.  YOU SLAY ME by Katie MacAlister
43.  FRAGILE by Chris Katsaropoulos
44. THE GIRL MADE OF COOL by Alan Fox
45.  THE LAST GOODNIGHTS by John West 
46.  ORIGINAL SIN by Allison Brennan 
47.  NEVER SAY NEVER by Lisa Wingate 
48.  STRESSED IN SCOTTSDALE by Marcia Fine 
49.  MANGROVES AND MONSTERS
50.  SIZE EIGHT IN A SIZE ZERO WORLD
51.  FIRST DROP OF CRIMSON by Jeaniene Frost
52.  DELICIOUS by Shayla Black 
53.  NAUTI INTENTIONS by Lora Leigh 
54.  THE HIGHLANDER'S SWORD by Amanda Forester
55.  COWBOY TROUBLE  by Joanne Kennedy
56.  LOVE YOUR HEART 
57.  DOUBLE TROUBLE by Susan May Warren
58.  CRAVE: THE SEDUCTION OF SNOW WHITE
59.  THE AWAKENING OF SLEEPING BEAUTY
60.  WILLOW by Julia Hoban
61.  THE NEXT BEST THING by Kristan Higgins
62.  SEALED WITH A RING 
63.  HEX HALL by Rachel Hawkins 
64.  THE HOUSE OF TOMORROW 
65. A HOUSE AFIRE 
66.  THE DARKLING by Keoni Anderson 
67.  THE CINDERELLA DEAL by Jennifer Crusie
68.  WICKED KNIGHT by Tierney O'Malley
69.  SWEET TALK by Susan Mallery
70.  SWEET SPOT by Susan Mallery 
71.  SWEET TROUBLE by Susan Mallery 
72.  COOKING UP A STORM by Emma Holly 
73.  SAWYER by Lori Foster 
74.  MORGAN by Lori Foster 
75.  GABE by Lori Foster 
76.  KINK by Saskia Walker and Sasha White 
77.  UNMASQUED by Colette Gale 
78.  THE ANGEL EXPERIMENT by James Patterson 
79.  STILL SUCKS TO BE ME by Kimberly Pauley

2009/2010 Lynn Viehl's Darkyn Series Reading Challenges



Read all 7 of the Darkyn books by Dec. 31, 2010

1. IF ANGELS BURN--BOOK ONE (Done)
2. PRIVATE DEMON--BOOK TWO (Done)
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COMPLETED CHALLENGES:


2009 Young Adult Book Challenge


*Challenge Completed*
Read 12 Young Adult books by Dec. 31, 2009

1. The New Kid by Temple Mathews
2. Demon in My View by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
3. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
4. Vampire Kisses: The Beginning by Ellen Schreiber
5. Intertwined by Gena Showalter
6. Hybrid by Angie L. Reed
7. Crazy Beautiful by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
8. Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
9. Defenders of the Scroll by Shiraz
10. Evernight by Claudia Gray
11. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
12. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare


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9 Comments:

Blogger J. Kaye said...

Welcome to the Darkyn series challenge & congrats on finishing the YA one! :)

October 20, 2009 at 11:13 AM  
OpenID shonasbookshelves said...

Congrats on finishing YA 2009 . I loved reading for this challenge this year. Hope finish my 25 books in 2010

November 19, 2009 at 8:36 AM  
Blogger J. Kaye said...

Welcome to the YA reading challenge! Love how you have your challenges listed on one page. I'll do that for this year. Makes it easier.

November 19, 2009 at 1:46 PM  
Blogger J. Kaye said...

So glad you are joining the 100+ too! It's going to be a really fun new year.

November 20, 2009 at 4:04 PM  
Blogger Kirthi said...

I'm doing the 100+ too, awesome!

November 23, 2009 at 5:56 PM  
Blogger Erotic Horizon said...

Thank you for joining the Erotica Challenge, we are so going to have loads of fun...

E.H>

November 27, 2009 at 11:40 AM  
Blogger Erotic Horizon said...

Hey Amy..

I forgot to let you know M/M books are most definitely a part of the Erotica Challenge -

So - game on...

E.H>

November 27, 2009 at 11:46 AM  
Blogger Anesthezea said...

Thank you for joining the M/M Romance Challenge. I hope you have fun this year!

Happy Reading,
Anesthezea

December 5, 2009 at 1:50 PM  
Blogger Yvonne said...

Welcome to the Harlequin/Silhouette challenge! Good Luck!

December 14, 2009 at 3:57 PM  

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