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message 1: by Cynthia (last edited Mar 17, 2013 09:28AM) (new)


message 2: by Cynthia (last edited Feb 22, 2013 03:45PM) (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments A-Z
Time to complete: Jan-Dec 2013

A. Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1) by Beth Revis COMPLETED
B.Bitter Night (Horngate Witches, #1) by Diana Pharaoh Francis COMPLETED
C.Chosen Ones (The Lost Souls, #1) by Tiffany Truitt COMPLETED
D.Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1) by Laini Taylor COMPLETED
E.Eden by Keary Taylor COMPLETED
F.Fire (Elemental, #4) by Shauna Granger COMPLETED
G.Genesis by Bernard Beckett COMPLETED
H.Hollowland (The Hollows, #1) by Amanda Hocking COMPLETED
I.Isle of Wysteria Make Like a Tree and Leaf by Aaron Lee Yeager COMPLETED
J.Jenny Pox (The Paranormals, #1) by J.L. Bryan COMPLETED
K.The Brothers K by David James Duncan
L.Lost Voices (Lost Voices, #1) by Sarah Porter COMPLETED
M.The Moon Dwellers (The Dwellers, #1) by David Estes COMPLETED
N.The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
O.Order of the Seers (Order of the Seers, #1) by Cerece Rennie Murphy
P.The Pledge (The Pledge, #1) by Kimberly Derting
Q.Quiver by Stephanie Spinner
R.Renegade (The Elysium Chronicles, #1) by J.A. Souders COMPLETED
S.The Star Dwellers (The Dwellers, #2) by David Estes COMPLETED
T.Tiger's Curse (The Tiger Saga, #1) by Colleen Houck
U.The Unwanteds (Unwanteds, #1) by Lisa McMann
V.The Book of Vice Very Naughty Things (and How to Do Them) by Peter Sagal
W.Water (Elemental, #3) by Shauna Granger COMPLETED
X.XVI (XVI, #1) by Julia Karr
Y.The Young Visiters by Daisy Ashford
Z.Zazen by Vanessa Veselka



message 3: by Cynthia (last edited Feb 12, 2013 02:49PM) (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Winter Challenge
Time to complete: Jan 1 - Jan 30
COMPLETED

Winter is a magical time of the year :)


message 4: by Cynthia (last edited Dec 27, 2012 06:39PM) (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments First ten books ever added to TBR list:

Butter by Erin Jade Lange
Beta (Annex, #1) by Rachel Cohn
Freakling (Psi Chronicles, #1) by Lana Krumwiede
The Wisdom of Psychopaths What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success by Kevin Dutton
Matched (Matched, #1) by Ally Condie
What's Left of Me (The Hybrid Chronicles, #1) by Kat Zhang
Perception (Perception, #1) by Lee Strauss
Order of the Seers by Cerece Rennie Murphy
Pale by Chris Wooding
The Bar Code Tattoo (Bar Code, #1) by Suzanne Weyn


message 5: by Cynthia (last edited Mar 02, 2013 05:02PM) (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Series I want to continue/finish

Elemental Series
1.Air
2.Earth
3.Water
4.Fire
5.TBR

Awaken Series
1.Awaken
2.Middle Ground
3.

Reaper series
1.Undeadly
2.


Glitch series
1.Glitch
2.

Born in Flames
1.Born in Flames
2.

The Elysium Chronicles
1.Renegade
2.

Partials
1.Partials
2.


Daughter of Smoke and Bone
1.Daughter of Smoke and Bone
2.

Lost Souls Series
1.Chosen Ones
2.

Isle of Wysteria
1.Make like a Tree and Lead
2.

The Lost Voices Trilogy
1.Lost Voices
2.

Horngate Witches
1.Bitter Night
2.Crimson Wind
3.Shadow City
4.

Moon Dwellers
1.The Moon Dwellers
2.Star Dwellers
3.Sun Dwellers
4.

Penryn and the End of Days
1.Angelfall
2.

Divergent
1.Divergent
2.Insurgent
3.TBR

Experiment in Terror
1.Darkhouse

Warriors of Ankh
1.Blood Will Tell
2.Blood Past
3.


message 6: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Renegade (The Elysium Chronicles, #1) by J.A. Souders

Writing: 4
Concept: 5
Characters: 4
Shock and Awe: 4.5
Ending: 3.5

Overall:4


message 7: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Eden (Eden, #1) by Keary Taylor

Writing: 5
Concept: 4
Characters: 5
Shock and Awe: 5
Ending: 4.5

Overall: 5


message 8: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1) by Beth Revis

Writing: 2
Concept:4 (But executed at a 2 level)
Characters: 3
Shock and Awe: 3 (Good but predictable)
Ending: 2

Overall: 2.5


message 9: by Cynthia (last edited Jan 06, 2013 12:20PM) (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1) by Laini Taylor

Writing: 4
Concept: 5
Characters: 5
Shock and Awe: 5
Ending:4

Overall: 5


message 10: by Cynthia (last edited Jan 06, 2013 12:20PM) (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Lost Voices (Lost Voices, #1) by Sarah Porter

Writing: 2
Concept: 3.5
Characters: 3
Shock and Awe: 2
Ending: 2 (Good ending overall but written poorly)

Overall: 3


message 11: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Isle of Wysteria Make Like a Tree and Leaf by Aaron Lee Yeager

Writing:3
Concept:4
Characters:4
Shock and Awe:2
Ending:3

Overall:3.5


message 12: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Chosen Ones (The Lost Souls, #1) by Tiffany Truitt

Writing:3.5
Concept:4
Characters:4
Shock and Awe:4
Ending:4

Overall:4


message 13: by Cynthia (last edited Feb 12, 2013 02:50PM) (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Blue Cover Challenge
Goal: 3-5
Time to complete: By Jan 31st
COMPLETED
Completed: 7

Renegade (The Elysium Chronicles, #1) by J.A. Souders Lost Voices (Lost Voices, #1) by Sarah Porter Across the Universe by Beth Revis The Star Dwellers (The Dwellers, #2) by David Estes Crimson Wind (Horngate Witches, #2) by Diana Pharaoh Francis Shadow City (Horngate Witches, #3) by Diana Pharaoh Francis Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth


message 14: by Cynthia (last edited Feb 17, 2013 12:09PM) (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Turn a Page Challenge
http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...
Goal: 50,000 pages


Books I have completed:
Eden by Keary Taylor Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1) by Beth Revis Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1) by Laini Taylor Renegade (The Elysium Chronicles, #1) by J.A. Souders Lost Voices (Lost Voices, #1) by Sarah Porter Chosen Ones (The Lost Souls, #1) by Tiffany Truitt Isle of Wysteria Make Like a Tree and Leaf by Aaron Lee Yeager Bitter Night (Horngate Witches, #1) by Diana Pharaoh Francis Genesis by Bernard Beckett The Moon Dwellers (The Dwellers, #1) by David Estes Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1) by Susan Ee The Star Dwellers (The Dwellers, #2) by David Estes Crimson Wind (Horngate Witches, #2) by Diana Pharaoh Francis Shadow City (Horngate Witches, #3) by Diana Pharaoh Francis Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth Ransom For Hire Appointment In Hell by Shawn Wells Hollowland (The Hollows, #1) by Amanda Hocking Jenny Pox (The Paranormals, #1) by J.L. Bryan Stained (Stained, #1) by Ella James My Star (The Star Series, #1) by Christine Gasbjerg The Girl Inside the Wall by Patrick Quinlan Guardians of the Akasha by Celia Stander Blood Will Tell (Warriors of Ankh, #1) by Samantha Young Darkhouse (Experiment in Terror, #1) by Karina Halle The Devil's Fire by Matt Tomerlin 12.21.12 by Killian McRae The Sun Dwellers (The Dwellers #3) by David Estes Ensuing Darkness by Alexis Cain Water (Elemental, #3) by Shauna Granger

Total to date: 8746 pages


message 15: by Cynthia (last edited Mar 17, 2013 09:34AM) (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments The Favorites Challenge
http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...
Duration: Jan. 1 – Dec. 31

Category 1
Favorite Season: Winter
W-Water COMPLETED
I-Insurgent COMPLETED
N-
T-The Girl Inside the Wall COMPLETED
E-Ensuing Darkness COMPLETED
R-Ransom For Hire: Appointment In Hell COMPLETED

Category 2
Favorite Genre: Fantasy
F- Fire COMPLETED
A-Ascent COMPLETED
N-
T-
A-
S-The Star Dwellers COMPLETED
Y-

Category 3 is favorite author, which I do not have so am skipping.

Category 4
Favorite Holiday:Christmas
C- Crimson Wind COMPLETED
H-Hollowland COMPLETED
R-Remember When COMPLETED
I-
S-Shadow City COMPLETED
T-
M- The Moon Dwellers COMPLETED
A- Angelfall COMPLETED
S- Stained COMPLETED

Category 5
Favorite Sport/team: Red Sox
R-
E-
D-Divergent COMPLETED

S-The Sun Dwellers COMPLETED
O-
X-


message 16: by Cynthia (last edited Feb 16, 2013 01:37PM) (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments The History Challenge
http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...
Duration-2013

2012: Possible Apocalypse: Angelfall COMPLETED
2011: Protests (Egypt, Libya and Occupy Wall Street): The Sun Dwellers COMPLETED
2010: Earthquakes (Haiti, Chile): 12.21.12 COMPLETED
2009: Barak Obama Inaugurated: Read a book where racism plays a role in the character’s lives.
2008: Lady Gaga Releases First Album: Crimson Wind COMPLETED
2007: iPhone: Read a book about technology, or any science fiction novel.
2006: Pluto Officially Demoted from Planetary Status: My Star COMPLETED
2005: YouTube Launches: Read a book about sharing, movies, or entrepreneurs.
2004: Samizdat (poetry magazine) Ceases Publication: Read a book about a poet or a collection of poetry.
2003: Amber Alert System Created The Moon Dwellers COMPLETED
2002: Arthur Anderson/Enron Scandal Convictions: Divergent COMPLETED
2001: 9/11: The Star Dwellers COMPLETED
2000: A New Millennium: Read a book about new beginnings, or a book with over 1000 pages(!).
1999: Columbine: Read a book about school or workplace violence.
1998: Google Founded: Read a book about Google, searching, or learning.
1997: Movie “Titanic” Opens: Lost Voices COMPLETED
1996: Dolly the Cloned Sheep: Genesis COMPLETED
1995: O.J. Simpson Trial: Read a book about law, courts, or any murder mystery novel.
1994: Rwandan Genocide: Read Shake Hands with the Devil, or another book about Rwanda or genocide (includes books about the Holocaust).
1993: SAM Colombia Flight 505 Crashes on Mount Paramo Frontino: Read a book where a crash (plane, train, car) occurs.
1992: Jay Leno Takes Over The Tonight Show: Read a book where television plays a role in the characters’ lives.


message 17: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Bitter Night (Horngate Witches, #1) by Diana Pharaoh Francis

Writing: 5
Concept:4
Characters:5
Shock and Awe:3.5 (not that it wasn't interesting, it def was. Just no big surprises or twists and turns.)
Ending:5

Overall:5


message 18: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Genesis by Bernard Beckett

Writing: 5
Concept:5
Characters:4
Shock and Awe:5
Ending:10 (Yeah, that good)

Overall: 5


message 19: by Cynthia (last edited Jan 22, 2013 02:51PM) (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments The Moon Dwellers (The Dwellers, #1) by David Estes

Writing:4
Concept:4
Characters:5
Shock and Awe:4
Ending:4

Overall:4


message 20: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1) by Susan Ee

Writing:4.5
Concept:4
Characters:5
Shock and Awe:5
Ending:4

Overall:4.5

Side note, this is the better (as in complete opposite of) version of Hush,Hush. This is how a war among angels, and falling in love with an angel, should be written.


message 21: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments The Star Dwellers (The Dwellers, #2) by David Estes

Writing:4.5
Concept:5
Characters:5
Shock and Awe:5
Ending:4

Overall:5


message 22: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Crimson Wind (Horngate Witches, #2) by Diana Pharaoh Francis

Writing: 4
Concept:4
Characters: A disappointing 3
Shock and Awe: 3
Ending:4

Overall:4


message 23: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Shadow City (Horngate Witches, #3) by Diana Pharaoh Francis

Writing:4
Concept:5
Characters:4
Shock and Awe:4
Ending:5

Overall:5


message 24: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth

Writing:5
Concept:5
Characters:5
Shock and Awe:4
Ending:4

Overall:5


message 25: by Cynthia (last edited Jan 27, 2013 09:09AM) (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Ransom For Hire Appointment In Hell by Shawn Wells

Writing:4
Concept:4
Characters:3
Shock and Awe:3
Ending:3

Overall:3.5


message 26: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Hollowland (The Hollows, #1) by Amanda Hocking

Writing:3
Concept:2.5
Characters:2.5
Shock and Awe:2
Ending:3

OVerall:3


message 27: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Jenny Pox (The Paranormals, #1) by J.L. Bryan

Writing:2
Concept:2
Characters:2
Shock and Awe:3
Ending:2

Overall:2


message 28: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Stained (Stained, #1) by Ella James

Writing:2.5
Concept:3
Characters:2
Shock and Awe:2
Ending:2

Overall:2


message 29: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments My Star (The Star Series, #1) by Christine Gasbjerg

Writing:1
Concept:2
Characters:2
Shock and Awe:1
Ending:1

Overall:1


message 30: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments The Girl Inside the Wall by Patrick Quinlan

Writing:2
Concept:2
Characters:2
Shock and Awe:1
Ending:2

Overall:2


message 31: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Guardians of the Akasha by Celia Stander

Writing:3.5
Concept:5
Characters:4
Shock and Awe:4
Ending:5

Overall:4


message 32: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Blood Will Tell (Warriors of Ankh, #1) by Samantha Young

Writing: 4
Concept:5
Characters:4
Shock and Awe:3
Ending:4

Overall:4


message 33: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments The Devil's Fire by Matt Tomerlin

Writing:4
Concept:3
Characters:4
Shock and Awe:2
Ending:3

Overall:3


message 34: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Darkhouse (Experiment in Terror, #1) by Karina Halle

Writing:3 (Honestly, somebody "raised an eyebrow" or "cocked their head" at least 3 times every chapter.
Concept:4
Characters:4
Shock and Awe:3
Ending:4

Overall:4


message 35: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments 12.21.12 by Killian McRae

Writing:3
Concept:3
Characters:3.5
Shock and Awe:4
Ending:3

Overall:3


message 36: by Cynthia (last edited Feb 16, 2013 01:37PM) (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments The Sun Dwellers (The Dwellers #3) by David Estes

Writing:4
Concept:5
Characters:5
Shock and Awe:4
Ending:5

Overall:5


message 37: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Ensuing Darkness by Alexis Cain

Writing:3
Concept:2 (twilight fan fiction pretty much)
Characters:2
Shock and Awe:1
Ending:2

Overall:2


message 38: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Water (Elemental, #3) by Shauna Granger

Writing:4
Concept:5
Characters:5
Shock and Awe:4
Ending:5

Overall:5


message 39: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger

Writing:4
Concept:5
Characters:5
Shock and Awe:3
Ending:4

Overall:4


message 40: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Fire (Elemental, #4) by Shauna Granger

Writing:5
Concept:5
Characters:5
Shock and Awe:4
Ending:5

Overall:5


message 41: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Ascent (The Party Series, #1) by Amy Kinzer

Writing:3
Concept:3
Characters:2
Shock and Awe:3
Ending:3

Overall:3


message 42: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Insurgent (Divergent, #2) by Veronica Roth

Writing:5
Concept:5
Characters:5
Shock and Awe:5
Ending:4

Overall:5


message 43: by Cynthia (new)

Cynthia Evans | 59 comments Blood Past (Warriors of Ankh, #2) by Samantha Young

Writing:4
Concept:4
Characters:4
Shock and Awe:3
Ending:4

Overall:4


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