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Lucy (readingdate) I will list my reading challenges and reviews here...


Lucy (readingdate) January 2010 PNR reading challenge:
The challenge is to read one book for each popular paranormal creature/s listed below:

Completed 7/10

1. vampires: Soulless ★★★★★ read 1/28 Review
2. werewolves: Captivate ★★★★ read 1/20 Review
3. shifters: Stray
4. gods/goddesses/immortals: Succubus Heat ★★★★ read 1/23 Review
5. demons/angels: Hush, Hush ★★★★ read 1/6 Review
6. witches/warlocks/sorcerers/mages: Beautiful Creatures ★★★★ read 1/14 Review
7. fae/fairies: Fairy Tale ★★★★ read 1/17 Review
8. aliens/space cowboys/space adventurers/space mercenaries:The Host
9. psychics/ghosts/humans with paranormal abilities: Fire ★★★★★ read 1/5 Review
10. hunters/warriors/slayers/guardians: Night Shift

Read: Fire (The Seven Kingdoms Trilogy, Book 2) Hush, Hush [image error] Fairy Tale Captivate (Need, #2) Succubus Heat (Georgina Kincaid, #4) [image error]

To read: Stray (Shifters, #1) The Host Night Shift (Jill Kismet, #1)


message 3: by Lucy (last edited Mar 01, 2010 12:03AM) (new)

Lucy (readingdate) PNR All About Authors reading challenge
Challenge Duration: February 1 - February 28, 2010


Read 6/10.

Read a book by the following:
1. A Favorite Author: Gone by Lisa McMann Read 2/28 ★★★★
2. An Author that is "new" to you:The Dark Divine by Bree Despain Read 2/21 ★★★★★ Review
3. Second chance Author: Covet by J.R. Ward
4. A GoodReads Author: Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston Read 2/18 ★★★ Review
5. Author Born in 69: Storm Glass by Maria V. Snyder Read 2/7 ★★★★ Review
6. An Author with initial L: Fallen by Lauren Kate Read 2/10 ★★★ Review
7. An Author with initial T: Lips Touch: Three Times by Laini Taylor Read 2/3 ★★★★ Review
8. A male Author:The Last Vampire by Christopher Pike
9. A female Author: Raven by Allison van Diepen
10. With more than one Author: Immortal: Love Stories with Bite edited by P.C. Cast


Read: Lips Touch  Three Times Storm Glass (Glass, #1) [image error] Wondrous Strange (Wondrous Strange, #1) The Dark Divine [image error]

To Read: Covet (Fallen Angels, #1) The Last Vampire Raven Immortal  Love Stories with Bite


message 4: by Lucy (last edited Apr 17, 2010 10:48AM) (new)

Lucy (readingdate) Romance Readers Reading Challenge- 2010 A-Z Author Challenge

Duration: 01/01/10 to 12/31/10

Progress: 14/26 Complete


A = Kelley Armstrong-The Reckoning (April 2010 release)
B = Cyn Balog-Fairy Tale (1/17) ★★★★
C = Kristin Cashore-Fire (1/5)★★★★★
D = Bree Despain-The Dark Divine (2/21)★★★★★
E = Simone Elkeles-Perfect Chemistry (3/15) ★★★★
F = Becca Fitzpatrick-Hush, Hush (1/6) ★★★★
G = Kami Garcia-Beautiful Creatures (1/14) ★★★★
H = Charlaine Harris-Dead in the Family (May 2010 release)
I =
J = Carrie Jones-Captivate ★★★★ read 1/20
K = Lauren Kate-Fallen ★★★ read 2/10
L = Lesley Livingston-Wondrous Strange ★★★ read 2/18
M = Richelle Mead-Succubus Heat (1/23) ★★★★
N = Alyson Noel-Dark Flame (July 2010 release)
O = Lauren Oliver-Before I Fall (3/22)★★★★★
P = Aprilynne Pike-Wings
Q =
R = Dia Reeves-Bleeding Violet
S = Maggie Stiefvater-Lament: The Faerie Queen's Deception (3/3) ★★★★★
T = Laini Taylor-Lips Touch: Three Times (2/3) ★★★★
U =
V = Allison van Diepen-Raven
W =
X = Adrian Phoenix-A Rush of Wings (2/3) ★★★
Y =
Z =

Read:
Fairy Tale Fire (The Seven Kingdoms Trilogy, #2) Hush, Hush Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1) Captivate (Need, #2) Succubus Heat (Georgina Kincaid, #4) A Rush of Wings (The Maker's Song, #1) Lips Touch  Three Times Fallen (Fallen, #1) Wondrous Strange (Wondrous Strange, #1) The Dark Divine Lament  The Faerie Queen's Deception (Books of Faerie, #1) Perfect Chemistry (Perfect Chemistry Trilogy, #1) Before I Fall


message 5: by Lucy (last edited Apr 17, 2010 10:45AM) (new)

Lucy (readingdate) Everything Paranormal- A Colorful Cover Challenge
Duration: January 1st 2010 to July 1st 2010
12/16 read


Red
1. Fireby Kristin Cashore☆☆☆☆☆ read 1/5 Review
2. A Rush of Wingsby Adrian Phoenix☆☆☆ read 2/1
3. Lips Touch: Three Times by Laini Taylor ☆☆☆☆ read 2/3 Review
4.Succubus Heatby Richelle Mead ☆☆☆☆ read 1/23 Review
Fire (The Seven Kingdoms Trilogy, #2) A Rush of Wings (The Maker's Song, #1) Lips Touch  Three Times Succubus Heat (Georgina Kincaid, #4)

Blue
1. Fallenby Lauren Kate ☆☆☆ read 2/10 Review
2. Sea Glass by Maria V. Snyder ☆☆☆☆☆ read 4/16
3. Storm Glass by Maria V. Snyder ☆☆☆☆ read 2/7 Review
4. Incarceron by Catherine Fisher ☆☆☆ read 3/30
Fallen (Fallen, #1) Sea Glass (Glass, #2) Storm Glass (Glass, #1) Incarceron (Incarceron, #1)

Yellow
1. CaptivatebyCarrie Jones ☆☆☆☆ read 1/20 Review
2.Ballad: The Gathering of Faerie by Maggie Stiefvater ☆☆☆☆☆ read 3/9
3.Kiss of MidnightbyLara Adrian
4.The Demon's LexiconbySarah Rees Brennan
Captivate (Need, #2) Ballad  The Gathering of Faerie (Books of Faerie, #2) Kiss of Midnight (Midnight Breed,  #1) The Demon's Lexicon (Demons, #1)

Green
1.GonebyLisa McMann ☆☆☆ read 2/28 Review
2.Lament: The Faerie Queen's DeceptionbyMaggie Stiefvater ☆☆☆☆☆ read 3/3
3.The Maze RunnerbyJames Dashner
4.The Iron KingbyJulie Kagawa
Gone  (Dream Catcher, #3) Lament  The Faerie Queen's Deception (Books of Faerie, #1) The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) The Iron King (Iron Fey, #1)


Denise (Redreader) | 34 comments Great ideas Lucy - hope you havea fun with all your challenges!


Lucy (readingdate) Thanks! I do like the challenges, it is fun and good motivation to read :)
Welcome to goodreads, I hope you will try some challenges too!


Denise (Redreader) | 34 comments Thanks Lucy - Guess I should have some kind of challenge. I am working on reading out of my "comfort" zone this year. I read most anything but tend to pick groups of the same - Mainly horror and mystery I guess would be the picks on my shelf most often. So this year one of the groups I'm going to read more of I hope will be westerns. I do like the PNR list you have there...and think it's a great idea like I said before...maybe I will follow you in that kind of challange... I don't know. I have flirted with the idea of the season challenge group here at good reads. Just need to think more. Good luck on yours!


Lucy (readingdate) Hi Denise,
I have not read any western books that I can think of, but let me know if you find some that you can recommend!

I like the idea of challenges that you have a longer time to complete, such as 50 books in a year, or a seasonal challenge like you mentioned.

I'm sending you a friend request so we can share book lists.
Good luck on your reading as well!


Signteach | 4 comments What exactly is the challenge?


Lucy (readingdate) Signteach wrote: "What exactly is the challenge?"

There are book challenges in the different groups on goodreads. I am keeping track of my progress in this thread.


Deanna | 8 comments Lucy,
Looks like a great list, I be sure to follow your reviews!!


Lucy (readingdate) Deanna wrote: "Lucy,
Looks like a great list, I be sure to follow your reviews!!"


Thanks Deanna! I looked at your book list- the book you reviewed Truly, Madly sounds really good. I will have to check it out!


message 15: by Lucy (last edited Mar 31, 2010 06:10PM) (new)

Lucy (readingdate) Romance Readers Reading Challenge- March Monthly Challenge

Read 4/7:

1. March: Read a book which title starts with "M."Mona Lisa Awakening by Sunny
2. Birthday: Read a book from a March B-day celebrant. (my bday)Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles ☆☆☆☆ Read 3/15
3. TBD
4. St.Patrick's Day Irish Theme: Read a book that has a predominantly green cover: The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
5. Military/War: Incarceron by Catherine Fisher ☆☆☆ Read 3/30
6. International Womens' Month: Read a book that has a single female figure on the cover. Lament: The Faerie Queen's Deception by Maggie Stiefvater ☆☆☆☆☆ read 3/3
7. TBD
8. Middle Name Pride Day: Read a book whose author either has a three-word name Deadly Little Secret by Laurie Faria Stolarz
9. TBD
10. Reader's Choice: Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey ☆☆☆☆☆ read 3/31

Mona Lisa Awakening (Monère  Children of the Moon, #1) Perfect Chemistry (Perfect Chemistry Trilogy, #1) The Iron King (Iron Fey, #1) Incarceron (Incarceron, #1) Lament  The Faerie Queen's Deception (Books of Faerie, #1) Deadly Little Secret (Touch, #1) Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side


message 16: by Lucy (last edited Apr 30, 2010 08:41AM) (new)

Lucy (readingdate) Paranormal Romance April series challenge:

Read 4/10

1. Changeless by Gail Carriger (The Parasol Protectorate #2)
2. Succubus Shadows by Richelle Mead (Georgina Kincaid #5) ☆☆☆☆ read 4/3 Review
3. Tempest Rising by Nicole Peeler
4. Sea Glass by Maria V. Snyder (Glass #2) ☆☆☆☆☆ read 4/16
5. The Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong (Darkest Powers #3)
6. Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr (Wicked Lovely #1)
7. The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting (Body Finder #1) ☆☆☆☆ read 4/23
8. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa (Iron Fey #1)
9. The Dead-Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan (Forest of Hands & Teeth #2)
10. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins (Hex Hall #1) ☆☆☆☆ read 4/26

Read: Succubus Shadows (Georgina Kincaid, #5) Sea Glass (Glass, #2) The Body Finder (Body Finder, #1) Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1)

Currently Reading: The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, #3)

To Read: [image error] Tempest Rising (Jane True, #1) Wicked Lovely (Wicked Lovely, #1) The Iron King (Iron Fey, #1) The Dead-Tossed Waves (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #2)

Also Read: Beastly The Secret Year Living Dead Girl Sea Change The Wedding of Antanasia Jessica Packwood and Lucius Valeriu Vladescu


message 17: by Lucy (last edited Apr 17, 2010 10:59AM) (new)

Lucy (readingdate) Challenge Overload (PNR & UF edition) April Challenge:

Read 2/7

1. Humor: Nightlight: A Parody of Twilight by Harvard Lampoon
2. Rainbow Cover: Tempest Rising by Nicole Peeler
3. New author: Bleeding Violet by Dia Reeves
4. Read 4 hours: Changeless by Gail Carriger
5. Character is a doctor: Uglies by Scott Westerfeld (Dr. Cable)
6. Library book: Sea Glass by Maria V. Snyder ☆☆☆☆☆ read 4/16
7. Ends in tragedy: TBD
8. Mystery: TBD
9. Read/Review: Succubus Shadows by Richelle Mead ☆☆☆☆ read 4/3 Review

Nightlight  A Parody of Twilight Tempest Rising (Jane True, #1) Bleeding Violet [image error] Uglies (Uglies, #1) Sea Glass (Glass, #2) The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) Succubus Shadows (Georgina Kincaid, #5)


Lucy (readingdate) Romance Readers May monthly challenge
I will try for 5 books for now:


1. Starts with M: Mistwood by Leah Cypess

2. May B-day celebrant (Lori M-K): Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris

3. Author from WA: Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead

4. Memorial Day: Skip

5. Cinco De Mayo: Skip

6. 1,000 ratings in GoodReads: Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway

7. Professional Potpourri: Skip

8. Romance Genre: Read a futuristic or sci-fi romance: Skip

9. Of Lists and Shelves: Skip

10. Reader's Choice:Rules of Attraction by Simone Elkeles


Mistwood Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10) Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy, #5) Audrey, Wait! Rules of Attraction (Perfect Chemistry Trilogy, #2)


message 19: by Lucy (last edited May 29, 2010 09:57PM) (new)

Lucy (readingdate) Paranormal Romance May monthly challenge:

Read 3/10:

Read 3 books whose that has a single male on the cover:
TBD


Read 3 books whose that has a single female on the cover.
1. Kiss Of Death by Rachel Caine ☆☆☆☆ read 5/24
2. Burned by P.C. Cast ☆☆☆☆ read 5/29
3. Mistwood by Leah Cypess
Kiss Of Death (The Morganville Vampires, #8) Burned (House of Night, #7) Mistwood

Read 2 books whose cover feature a couple.
1. Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris ☆☆☆☆ read 5/3 Review
2. Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead
Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10) Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy, #5)

Read 2 books where there is no person or human image at all.
1. My Soul to Lose by Rachel Vincent
2. The Splendor Falls by Rosemary Clement-Moore
My Soul to Lose (Soul Screamers Prequel) The Splendor Falls

Also Read: The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, #3) Twenty Boy Summer Shade The Sky Is Everywhere Brightly Woven


message 20: by Lucy (last edited Jun 24, 2010 12:10AM) (new)

Lucy (readingdate) Paranormal Romance June Reading with Friends Challenge:

Read 8/10

1. Changeless by Gail Carriger (Jessica) ★★★★★ read 6/18
2. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa (Princess Bookie)
3. Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead (Mette) ★★★★★ read 6/3
4. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner: An Eclipse Novella by Stephenie Meyer (DJ) ★★★★ read 6/9
5. Shadowed Summer by Saundra Mitchell (Amber)★★★★ read 6/19
6. Sea by Heidi Kling (Lena)★★★★ read 6/21
7. Heist Society by Ally Carter (Lori) ★★★★ read 6/6
8. Dark Flame by Alyson Noel (Jennifer) ★★★ read 6/23
9. Magic Under Glass by Jaclyn Dolamore (Vilate)
10. All Unquiet Things by Anna Jarzab (Rick)★★★★ read 6/12

Read:
Changeless (The Parasol Protectorate, #2) Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy, #5) The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner  An Eclipse Novella Shadowed Summer Sea Heist Society Dark Flame (The Immortals, #4) All Unquiet Things

To Read:
The Iron King (Iron Fey, #1) Magic Under Glass (Magic Under, #1)

Also Read:
Audrey, Wait!


Lucy (readingdate) READ-THE-SEASON SUMMER CHALLENGE
Duration: June 21, 2010 - September 22, 2010


S - Sea by Heidi R. Kling
U - Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
M - Mistwood by Leah
Cypess

M - Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
E - Except the Queen by Jane Yolen
R - Rules of Attraction by Simone Elkeles
Summer Bonus - It's Not Summer Without You by Jenny Han

Sea Uglies (Uglies, #1) Mistwood Mockingjay (Hunger Games, #3) Except the Queen Rules of Attraction (Perfect Chemistry, #2) It's Not Summer Without You


**Carla** I like the reading lists you got and your monthly challenge set ups....it's neat so you get a variety of different books to read. :P


Lucy (readingdate) Thanks Carla! It does help to organize my reading by joining in on reading challenges. Sometimes I get distracted by other books not on my list though. :)


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