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message 1: by Lucy (new)

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


message 2: by Lucy (new)

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) by Kristin Cashore Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick [image error] Fairy Tale by Cyn Balog Captivate (Need, #2) by Carrie Jones Succubus Heat (Georgina Kincaid, #4) by Richelle Mead [image error]

To read: Stray (Shifters, #1) by Rachel Vincent The Host by Stephenie Meyer Night Shift (Jill Kismet, #1) by Lilith Saintcrow


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 by Laini Taylor Storm Glass (Glass, #1) by Maria V. Snyder [image error] Wondrous Strange (Wondrous Strange, #1) by Lesley Livingston The Dark Divine by Bree Despain [image error]

To Read: Covet (Fallen Angels, #1) by J.R. Ward The Last Vampire by Christopher Pike Raven by Allison van Diepen Immortal  Love Stories with Bite by P.C. Cast


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 by Cyn Balog Fire (The Seven Kingdoms Trilogy, #2) by Kristin Cashore Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1) by Kami Garcia Captivate (Need, #2) by Carrie Jones Succubus Heat (Georgina Kincaid, #4) by Richelle Mead A Rush of Wings (The Maker's Song, #1) by Adrian Phoenix Lips Touch  Three Times by Laini Taylor Fallen (Fallen, #1) by Lauren Kate Wondrous Strange (Wondrous Strange, #1) by Lesley Livingston The Dark Divine by Bree Despain Lament  The Faerie Queen's Deception (Books of Faerie, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater Perfect Chemistry (Perfect Chemistry Trilogy, #1) by Simone Elkeles Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver


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) by Kristin Cashore A Rush of Wings (The Maker's Song, #1) by Adrian Phoenix Lips Touch  Three Times by Laini Taylor Succubus Heat (Georgina Kincaid, #4) by Ришел Мийд

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) by Lauren Kate Sea Glass (Glass, #2) by Maria V. Snyder Storm Glass (Glass, #1) by Maria V. Snyder Incarceron (Incarceron, #1) by Catherine Fisher

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) by Carrie Jones Ballad  The Gathering of Faerie (Books of Faerie, #2) by Maggie Stiefvater Kiss of Midnight (Midnight Breed,  #1) by Lara Adrian The Demon's Lexicon (Demons, #1) by Sarah Rees Brennan

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) by Lisa McMann Lament  The Faerie Queen's Deception (Books of Faerie, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner The Iron King (Iron Fey, #1) by Julie Kagawa


message 7: by Denise (new)

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


message 8: by Lucy (new)

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!


message 9: by Denise (new)

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!


message 10: by Lucy (new)

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!


message 11: by Signteach (new)

Signteach | 4 comments What exactly is the challenge?


message 12: by Lucy (new)

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.


message 13: by Deanna (new)

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


message 14: by Lucy (new)

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) by Sunny Perfect Chemistry (Perfect Chemistry Trilogy, #1) by Simone Elkeles The Iron King (Iron Fey, #1) by Julie Kagawa Incarceron (Incarceron, #1) by Catherine Fisher Lament  The Faerie Queen's Deception (Books of Faerie, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater Deadly Little Secret (Touch, #1) by Laurie Faria Stolarz Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey


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) by Richelle Mead Sea Glass (Glass, #2) by Maria V. Snyder The Body Finder (Body Finder, #1) by Kimberly Derting Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1) by Rachel Hawkins

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

To Read: [image error] Tempest Rising (Jane True, #1) by Nicole Peeler Wicked Lovely (Wicked Lovely, #1) by Melissa Marr The Iron King (Iron Fey, #1) by Julie Kagawa The Dead-Tossed Waves (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #2) by Carrie Ryan

Also Read: Beastly by Alex Flinn The Secret Year by Jennifer Hubbard Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott Sea Change by Aimee Friedman The Wedding of Antanasia Jessica Packwood and Lucius Valeriu Vladescu by Beth Fantaskey


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 by Harvard Lampoon Tempest Rising (Jane True, #1) by Nicole Peeler Bleeding Violet by Dia Reeves [image error] Uglies (Uglies, #1) by Scott Westerfeld Sea Glass (Glass, #2) by Maria V. Snyder The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner Succubus Shadows (Georgina Kincaid, #5) by Richelle Mead


message 18: by Lucy (new)

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 by Leah Cypess Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse, #10) by Charlaine Harris Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy, #5) by Richelle Mead Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway Rules of Attraction (Perfect Chemistry Trilogy, #2) by Simone Elkeles


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) by Rachel Caine Burned (House of Night, #7) by P.C. Cast Mistwood by Leah Cypess

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) by Charlaine Harris Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy, #5) by Richelle Mead

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) by Rachel Vincent The Splendor Falls by Rosemary Clement-Moore

Also Read: The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, #3) by Kelley Armstrong Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken


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) by Gail Carriger Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy, #5) by Richelle Mead The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner  An Eclipse Novella by Stephenie Meyer Shadowed Summer by Saundra Mitchell Sea by Heidi R. Kling Heist Society by Ally Carter Dark Flame (The Immortals, #4) by Alyson Noel All Unquiet Things by Anna Jarzab

To Read:
The Iron King (Iron Fey, #1) by Julie Kagawa Magic Under Glass (Magic Under, #1) by Jaclyn Dolamore

Also Read:
Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway


message 21: by Lucy (new)

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 by Heidi R. Kling Uglies (Uglies, #1) by Scott Westerfeld Mistwood by Leah Cypess Mockingjay (Hunger Games, #3) by Suzanne Collins Except the Queen by Jane Yolen Rules of Attraction (Perfect Chemistry, #2) by Simone Elkeles It's Not Summer Without You by Jenny Han


message 22: by **Carla** (new)

**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


message 23: by Lucy (new)

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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